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The Straits Times, 15 August 1927

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  • Masthead [Title Section]
    The Straits Times No. 38,563 SINGAPORE. MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 1927 PRICE 10 CENTS.  (13 words)
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  • Page 1 Advertisements

  • Murai Tin, Limited. [Articles]
    Murai Tin, Limited. Damage Caused by December Floods. The Secretaries of Murai Tin Limited' send us a report of the tenth annual general meeting of the company which wes held at Kuala Lumpur, on August 12, with Mr. A. A. Hehggeler presiding. The Chairman, in the course of hi.* address,...  (533 words)
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  • Lord Terrington. [Articles]
    Lord Terrington. Marrie,s a Widow In Hospital. Boulogne. Lord Temngton was psrrr.itted by the British authorities to leave the hospital, to which he- subeequmt'.y returned after marrying, at the British Consulate Mrs. de Vere Humphrey, who accompanied him from the Riviera to Boulogne, and has been in devoted attendance on...  (127 words)
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  • Vaccine by Air. [Articles]
    Vaccine by Air. Fighting Cholera Epidemic In Persia. Teheran, August 4 Precautionary measures are. being taken by Government against the spread of cholera in Persia. Doctcrsi with medical equipment, are being <!ispatched to the various frontiers, and quarantine shortly will be established at kasri Shirin, on tbe Perso-lraq frontier. Travelling...  (87 words)
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  • Amazing Operation. [Articles]
    Amazing Operation. Baby Responds to Artificial Respiration. Lcndon, July 30 While crossing a street in North London, Mrs. Easton, ag-ed 20, was knocked down by a motor lorry and taken to a surgery. There it was fcund that she was dead, lin the doctor, observing her condition, operated on her...  (71 words)
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  • Page 2 Advertisements

    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      FRASER and NEAVE, Ltd. Aerated Water Specialists SINGAPORE c finishing touch louch <:f "47ii M Baa f!t- Cotosnc ;iIiIHJ d;iintifH's> '.h::! fastidioas women B rc^ulariy. Fnhalt-d trem (h< haa 1- f !t v.iil hclj) yu» over nemenUi of is -tio.T. Obtainaoh tverywher*. kepi wentatire r..r tdo lar Baal »V India...  (102 words)
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      THE TEST OF THE STAIRS. If go<ne upstairs mttkes you :-hort of br>ath and causes your heart to palpitate unduly you need no further proof that your blood is thin and watery. NY-xt to pallor, this is the commonest symptom of anaemia. To overcome anaemic conditions, and to provide the...  (365 words)
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Advertisements]
      $50 ONLY! I*l A 113, NORTH BKIDCR ROAD. High-class gramophone with double spring motor. Monthly payment system can he arranged for local customers. FOR YOLR RUBBER FACTORIES USE CIMENT FONDU LAFAR6E It is highly resistant to acids. It attains in 24 hours a higher strength than ordinary Cement after three...  (198 words)
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  • Rim (Malacca Rubber). [Articles]
    Rim (Malacca Rubber). Entire Property in Excellent Order. The seventh ordir ry general meetinir of the Kim (Malacca) Rubber Estates, Ltd., was held on July 7 in the Condi Chamber of the Rubber Growers' Association, C-4, Idol-lane, E.C., Sir Ernest W. Pirch, K.C.M.G. (chairman of the Company), presiding. The Chairman,...  (851 words)
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  • Woman Aged 89 Flies. [Articles]
    Woman Aged 89 Flies. Aged President's Cruise With His Mother. Frau Marianne Hainisch, the veteran riother of the President of the Austrian Republic, has amazed Vienna by uppcn ing with her son at an aerodrome and announcing her intention to fly over the city. *ir. Hainisch himself is the possessor...  (182 words)
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  • Page 3 Advertisements

    • Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      God b a Broth er s tMi MOTOR CARS K"E f NOW FITTED WITH MORE POWER— MORE SPEED paste:* acceleration more economy— mole value ADDITIONAL IMPROVEMENTS. New standard gear shift transmission. New silent action single disc clutch. Easier steering. New silent-type muffler. Seats redesigned for greater comfort and a number...  (110 words)
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    • Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      RADION THE LATEST MEDICINE FOR THE PREVENTION AND RADICAL CURE OF MALARIA According to the Method of Professor A. PAIS, OF ROME. Distributors MEDICAL HALL, LTD., Wholesale Dept., Singapore. G. AURELY Sole Agent for S.S., F.M.S., Siam and Netherlands Indies. UNION BUILDING, SINGAPORE. Phone 172. Telejrrams AURELY. BRITISH STANDARD W....  (459 words)
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  • Page 4 Advertisements

    • Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      P. ft 0. BRITISH INDIA AND APCAR LINES (Incorporated In England) MAIL AND PASSENGER AND CARGO, SERVICES PENINSULAR AND ORIENTAL BJH. CO. UNDER CONTRACT WITH HIS MAJESTY'S GOVERNMENT. LONDON AND FAR EAST MAIL SERVICE OUTWARDS FROM LONDOM FOR CHINA AND JAPAN Tonnage dne Spore NAGPORE B.SOO (cargo only) Aug 12...  (564 words)
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    • Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      Shipping Announcements N.Y.K. LINE (NIPPON YUSEN KAISHA) i TO LONDON I Naples, Marseilles, London, Antwerp and Rotterdam Vessels Tonnage Due Sail KITANO MARU B,ooo* Ant- IS 1» HARUNA MARU 10,500 Sept. 1 2 r 'KAMO MARU 8,000 Sept. 16 It KATORI MARU 10,000 Sept. 29 30 ATSUTA MARU 8,000 Oct....  (676 words)
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    • Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Advertisements]
      THE BLUE FUNNEL LINE THE OCEAN STEAM SHIP CO, LIMITED. THE CHINA MUTUAL STEAM NAY. CO, LTD. (Incorporated in England) REGULAR SERVICE TO LONDON, AMSTERDAM, ROTTERDAM, ANTWERP, HAMBURG AND BREMEN.— GENOA, MARSEILLES, LIVERPOOL AND GLASGOW.— MARSEILLES, HAVRE. UVERPOOL AND GLASGOW.— BOSTON, NEW YORK AND t BALTIMORE. WEEKLY SERVICE— LONDON AND...  (552 words)
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    • Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Advertisements]
      THE SIAM STEAM NAY. CO., LTD. (Incorporated in Si«m) BANGKOK COASTING SERVICE. Fop Kimaman, Kretay, Trengganu, KelanUn, Bangnara, Telupln, Patanl, Singora, Lacon, Bandon, Kohsamui, Langsuan, Chumpon and Bangkok. Arrival Departure VALAYA In port Aug. 17 SUDDHADIB Aug. 22 Aug. 24 The Pteamer. are fitted throughout with electric light and have...  (410 words)
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    • Page 4 Advertisements Column 5 [Advertisements]
      I. P. H. (ROYAL PACKET NAY. CO OF BATAYIA) (Incorporated la Holland) Cader catreet with tk. NETHERLANDS INDIAN GOVERNMENT Telephone No. 8640, with iab-eonn«etioni to Passage, Freight, Transhipment, Marine Deptt. and Manager. Desk. RepresentatiTM for Singapore and Strmiti Settlements of the Official Toariat Baraao tit Java. All information, detailed itinera...  (586 words)
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    • Page 4 Advertisements Column 6 [Advertisements]
      BURNS PHILP LINE I (Incorporated in Aastralia) FOR BRISBANE, SYDNEY AND MXx BOURNE, VIA JAVA DARWIN AND THURSDAY ISLAND i Regular monthly sailings by the wall known steamer MARELLA (7,375 tons) and 1 the new motor vessel, MALABAR (4,512 tons). The s.s. MARELLA is the largest and Anest steamer trading...  (436 words)
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  • Page 5 Advertisements

    • Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      Shipping Announcements ELLERMAN BUCKNALL STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. (Incorporated in England) "ELLERMAIf" LITm PASSENGER AND FREIGHT SERVICE TO THE UNITED KINGDOM AND CONTINENT fkek;ht srrvici OUTWARDS To Hong Kong, Shanghai and Japan Dne Spore «s. CITY OF BOMBAY Auk. -7 ss CITY ok SALKORD Bept a.s. CITY OF HIR.MINIIIIAM a.s. CITY...  (528 words)
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    • Page 5 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      STATE SHIPPING SERVICE M. S h SM.AROO FKOM l-UKMANTI.K, W.A. I>u'.- Oet 1") Koi particular* regardina; pa— ag* nml rrcighl rate*, apply to Mi M.ISTKK CO, I.TI). DOLLAR STEAMSHIP LINE ROTIND-TnE- WORLD PASSENGER AND FREIGHT SERVICE IifiSTON and NEW YORK Tia PORT SAID, ALEXANDRIA, NAPLES, GENOA and MARSEILLES. M Dajs...  (457 words)
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    • Page 5 Advertisements Column 3 [Advertisements]
      INDOCHINA STEAM NAY. COMPANY, LIMITED. (Incorporated in Hong Kong) Direct Serrice to JAVA Tia HONG KONG AMOY and SHANGHAI and to CALCUTTA via PENANG from SINGAPORE. Taking cargo on through Bills of Lading for Canton, Macao, Swatow, Amoy, Chefoo, Tientsin, Ncwchwang, Yangtxe Port.. Formosa, the Philippines, etc. FOR PENANG AND...  (512 words)
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    • Page 5 Advertisements Column 4 [Advertisements]
      STOOMVAART MAATSGHAPPIJ "NEOERLAND" and HOLLAND-EAST-ASIA LINE Homeward Hailing* to AMSTERDAM AND KOTTCRDAM Dna Sail. •KOMNUIN DER NEDERLANUEN Aug. 26 28 vKUAKATAU Bept 0 6 JOIIAN Hh WITT Bant i» I'KINS DrUC NEDKULANDI-.N S.pt. J3 2S S'IK.MDA S.pt. 2X 2'J i BALI Oct. 1 3 GRO PIUS Oct. 1 7 Oct....  (475 words)
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    • Page 5 Advertisements Column 5 [Advertisements]
      ■iamaaaaaaaWmaaWtanaannnnnWmaanmt»»^ ->* a T**BMjaamammmmj &ecau&e -off ntaCMe&s iLQUALITY frwrozs IAERATEP WATERS. VERITY FANS T YOU CANNOT HEAR THEM BUT THEY MAKE THEIR PRESENCE FELT Sole Agents SINGAPORE IPOH KUALA LUMPUR. Oyez I Oyez Oyez I "THE FROTH BLOWER'S CM FAVOURITE Ji SIMONDS' /mi PALE IfW ALE PJ^S/^B ver Tw Hundred...  (96 words)
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  • Page 6 Advertisements

    • Page 6 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      PAVILION fr:-om Monrfi; AafMl 1"> t> .Sjn(';'..v .'.ui;ust 21, ;i; 9.15 p.m. snnp. THE LATEST PATHS (iAZETTE LAURA LA PLANTE in 5 Reels EXUTEiBEINT 5 Reels Oh, what a jrirl She hxi ?ix suito at .h.' Mice tiSN but couldn't jtct my thrill cut of thai, ><> sin- mnrr il...  (594 words)
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    • Page 6 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      SIIRINA "THEATRE* SK(OM) TO NONE North bridge Koad. Tel. No. 289. I'rom Wednesday, August 10 to Tuesday, August lfi, 1927. At 9 p.m. BILLY st'LLIVAN In his newest Kayart Picture STICK TO YOUR STORY BilOWl us n new way to outwit a motor MB who is after him for speed....  (101 words)
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    • Page 6 Advertisements Column 3 [Advertisements]
      VICTORIA THEATRE COMMENCING WEDNESDAY NEXT, AUGUST 17, AND NIGHTLY AT 9.Z0 CINEMA DE LUXE with a bow to those who bow to the wealthy LOLIS ft, MAYER Presents THE SNOB A Metro Go'dwyn Mayer Production With JOHN GILBERT. CONRAD NAGBL, NOKMA SHEARER, etc. A Picture Worth the Making. Booking now...  (202 words)
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    • Page 6 Advertisements Column 4 [Advertisements]
      You Want the Best and are not to be satisfied with Inferior Quality especially in the case of TEA where the BEST is OBTAINABLE EVERYWHERE. LIPTO]SrS TEA The finest the world produces. Sole Agents. KA.TZ BROTHERS, LTD. For results that you deserve Use "KODAK" Film. KODAK LTD., (Incorporated In England)...  (239 words)
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  • DAILY TIME TABLE [Articles]
    DAILY TIME TABLE kixti'hw. Monday, August 15 SingapaMi High Water, 0.14 p.m., 9.1, 11.'.l ptm., 10.5. Malacca I llu:h Water, 8.60 a.m., 7.0, 9.10 pm t'.'.i. i 'up. O.T.F.C. v. Wireless Tiie-da>, AuEuxt 16 Singapore Bigfa Water, 045 p.m., 9.1. Malacca High Water, 9.30 a.m., 7.1, \i 50 p matl...  (194 words)
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  • SINGAPORE HARBOUR BOARD. [Articles]
    SINGAPORE HARBOUR BOARD. Mi. in lay. August 15. Ship* alongside the Wharves or expected to arrive. KEI'l'El. HARBOUR. Ml in Wharf fdger Kuantan, Tun Prince. M I. cl.i. r Crow, M Lch. A..,h,w. i! Whnrf N.I Coal Wharf, Nil VESSELS IN DKY DOCKS. Tanjoag 1'agar n Whai-f Mactsoiiokw Albert Dock...  (278 words)
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  • SINGAPORE MAILS CLOSE. [Articles]
    SINGAPORE MAILS CLOSE. Tit if 1 K :i p in. 'ii i Juvs, Soulti-Wea; Sumatra, SouthCelabaa, Moluccas, I moi (ex- in Australia) .11 a.m. V.i utern I Gorgon I .11 a.m. rceli) i Namsang) ll.inia.m. China. Iliunnm, Japan, Korea, J-'or-y.unt Siberia, Philippina Island*, anarfft and l\S A. mil noon Wednesday...  (93 words)
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  • MAILS FOR EUROPE. [Articles]
    MAILS FOR EUROPE. 1!> Slamat Kknm Portho* Khiva i PliltntMi Colii Kkinj l.i-ft Spore July 8 July 7 July 13 Juy li July 15 July -Jl Arid London Aur 1 Aug. 1 Aug. 8 Aue- 8 Auc 10 Auk. 15  (40 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    -i time in thy history of :i:. leveo I i|"-"*entatives if i ln l>nu>h ilaily press of Malaya m«t in to conter upon '•■■r-t to the newspapers. It I to hold similar (inferences in the future at periodic intervals.  (39 words)
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  • Exchanges. [Articles]
    Exchanges. [BRITISH IMPERIAL RADIO.] Rugby, August 14. Foreign exchanges are Amsterdam 12.12 15-16. Athens 878. Berlin L'O.ll'i. Bombay Is. 5 27-32 d. Brussels 34.92\. Bucharest 782V4. Buenos Aires 47 15-16. Copenhagen 18.14%. Ccncva 2. r ).20%. Helsingfors 192 13-16. Hong Kong Is. ll«4d. Kobe Is. 11 5-16 d. Lisbon 2...  (88 words)
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  • SHARE MARKET REPORTS.

    • Macphail and Co., Ltd. [Articles]
      Macphail and Co., Ltd. Singapore, August 15. Rubber. Local 61 cents per lb., steady. Tin.— l 3-8-27 London 4287 15s. Rubber. Quiot. Kuala Sidims have L-uyers at 8.67%, Pa jams are quoted 2.452.50, Ulu Bt-nuts 08-71 cents, Bukit Katils 1.06-1.10, New Scudais 2.90-2.itr>. cum. Mentakahs 57% -69 cents, Bukit Jelotongs...  (80 words)
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    • Rose Macphail and Co. [Articles]
      Rose Macphail and Co. Singapore, August 15. London Rubber. Is. h\d., %d. up. London Tin.- !'2S7 l'.s. 1 13.'«727). Mining. Nai Hoot .'{"-fiii cents, Kuchai 2.18-2.21, Totaling 4.70-4.80, Malaya Coneolidated 1.26-1.28, Talam 1.35-1.40, North Taiping 1.20-1.22%, Sungei Way .5.40-3.45. Mainbau 1.40-1.62%, South Taiping 80-8t rents, Rahman Hydraulic 2.60-2.65, Kuyoh L.S7Vi-I.B£tt,...  (151 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    The TariEPiyukeß, an amateur dance band which has been performing with :uccess at Tanglin Club and elsewher-j during the last eight months, played for a 'urKi company at the club on Saturday vening, when also there were special Items in the way of songs by Mrs. Mundell and violin solos...  (95 words)
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  • FINANCE AND COMMERCE [Articles]
    FINANCE AND COMMERCE PIRODUCE. Singapore, August 15. On London, Bank 4 m/s 2/3 31/32 Demand 2/3 23/32 Private 3m. credit 2/4% On New York, Demand 66 Private 90 d/s 57% On France, Bank T.T. 1420 On India, Bank T.T. 154% On Hong Korig, Bank T.T. 12% p.c. <li« On Shanghai,...  (258 words)
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  • SINGAPORE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RUBBER ASSOCIATION [Articles]
    SINGAPORE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RUBBER ASSOCIATION Tone of Market Steady. Latest Cable London Spot Sheet Is. t%4. per lb. New York Spot Sheet G. cents 36 Mi per lb. R.S.S. equal to Standard, Q.C.F. Standard R.S.S. on Tender Spot August September Oci.-Dec. Jan. -March Buyers 61 62 85 Sellers 61...  (65 words)
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  • STOCKS AND SHARES.

    • MINING. [Articles]
      MINING. Issue Val. Pd. Buyers Sellers £1 £1 Asam Kumbang 57/- 59/- cd. £1 £1 Buntrrin Tin 33/- M/1 1 Batang Padang 0.70 0.75 1 1 Batu Caves MB LtO fl £1 Chenderiang 20/- 21/6 £1 £1 Eastern Siam 21/0 22/6 £1 £1 Haad Yai 28/- 29/1 1 Hitam Tin...  (427 words)
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    • GENERAL. [Articles]
      GENERAL. Issue Val. Pd. Buyers Sellen a £1 B. Am. Tobacco 4.18.0 5.0.0 1 1 Central Engine 6.90 0.95 1 1 Cycle Carriage 0.80 0.85 ti il E. Smelting Co. 21.25 22.00 5 5 Fraser Neave 18.40 18.80 100 100 Hammer Co. 177.00 181.00 cd. Hk. 125 125 H. S....  (173 words)
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    • DEBENTURES. [Articles]
      DEBENTURES. Q. Eng. 6 p.c. $1,234,300 4% 8% p.m. Spore Cold Storage Deb. 7 p.c. $555,000 108 112 Spore Municipal 5 p.c. 1,878,000 of 1901 par. 5 prem. Spore Municipal 4% p.c. of 1907 $1,600,000 90 par. Spore Municipal 4H P-c. of 1909 $1,100,000 90 par Spore Municipal 4 p.e....  (100 words)
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    • RUBBER SHARES. [Articles]
      RUBBER SHARES. Fraser and Co. and Ljall and Evatt'g quotations. To-day's Prices Fraaer Lyall Co. Evatt. Allcnby ($1) 2.80 2.90 2.75 2.90 Alor Gajah ($1) 2.40 2.50 2.35 2.50 A. Hitam ($1) 3.80 4.00 4.00 4.30 A. Kuning ($1) 0.60 0.70 0.65 0.70 Am. Malay ($2) 4.00 4.20 4.00 4.25...  (392 words)
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  • County Cricket Championship. [Articles]
    County Cricket Championship. Lancashire Continue in Strong Position. The positions, including matches co nplited on August 12, art' as follow Won Lost Ist Ist No Po»s. Points Played Won Lost Inns. Inns. Result Pts. Obt. Percent. Lancashire 25 10 0 1 i 200 146 73.— Nottx ..21 9 2 i...  (201 words)
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  • DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES.

    • DEATHS [Obituaries]
      DEATHS tTBT.—At the General Hospital, Sin Kaporc. on Auuust l. r >, 1!I27, alter short nlness. Frederick Byrt. son of Mrs. Florence Plntt, afred 25. Deeply regretted. ORVALHO.-On Sunduy. Aut;js t 11. lyj7, Joseph P. Carralhi Pnaaral cortege leaves *hii residenea r.-a, Oert. Emerirer.e.v Quarters, at 1.45 p.m. to-dny for...  (81 words)
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  • Page 7 Advertisements

    • Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      IMPORTANT AUCTION SALE of freehold and 999 years' leasehold tofcn properties Tn he held at the sale room of Estate and 'Irust Agencies Limited, Raffles Chambers Itanie.t Place, Singapore, on Monday. August 22, at 2.10 p.m. MORTGAGEE'S SALE Lut 1 All that piece of 999 years' leasehold land and house...  (221 words)
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    • Page 7 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      NOTICE OF REMOVAL From September 1, 1927, our Office wil! be located at 59, High Street. Kindly addiess all Correspondence, etc to us at our new Office, opposite Europe Hotel Buildings THE ASIATIC STAMP CO.. 69, High Street, Singapore.  (39 words)
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    • Page 7 Advertisements Column 3 [Advertisements]
      NOTICE TO MOTORISTS A Mill Climb contest for Motor Cam and Cycles wilt be held on Sunday, September IK, 1927, under the auspices of the Perak Motor Union. I Further particulars may be obtained from I the Secretaries of the Singapore Automobile  (42 words)
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    • Page 7 Advertisements Column 4 [Advertisements]
      LATEST ADVERTISEMENTS other ClasHified Adyta.. see par.* IS. WANTS. FOR SALE. FTC. TO LET. 14, Meyer Roa;l. .lp > FOR RENT, small flat m town, unfurivshed. Apply 179, Straits Times BOARD AND LODGING. Furnished rooms with board. Mrs. Walford, 11, Upper Wilkie Fo:d. dpi APARTMENTS SUPERIOR, En B Hsh superv...  (717 words)
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    • Page 7 Advertisements Column 5 [Advertisements]
      TAYLOR At Newport, ¥\(v, on July 24, 1927. to Mr. nr.il Mrs. J K. S Taylor, of Tninok. MerKui, a ilaujthtir. KEID— FKNTON JONKS On July 14. 1997, nt Woodford Qrc«n Confrefational Church, by the Rev. K. W. Franks. Alexander Raid, of Woodfird Green, and formor'y of Singapore, elder sun...  (510 words)
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  • Page 7 Miscellaneous

    • Page 7 Miscellaneous Column 1 [Miscellaneous]
      METEOROLOGICAL REPORT. Kandang Kerbau Station. (By Courtesy of Government Health Office.) For the 24 Hours ending at Midnight on August 13. Beg. Mas. shade temperature 90.5 F Mm. shade temperature 74.2 F. Mean shade temperature 80.8 F. Vax. sun radiation 160 F. Mm. grass radiation 72.2 F. Sej temperature 81...  (70 words)
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  • The Straits Times MONDAY, AUGUST 15. POT-SHOTS AT RESTRICTION. [Articles]
    The Straits Times MONDAY, AUGUST 15. POT-SHOTS AT RESTRICTION. At the village fair Aunt Sally has a bad time, all sorts and conditions of yokels have pot-shots at her and once in a long while they hit her a na>ty crack making her tremble on her stand. Fortunately, for the...  (1088 words)
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  • AN OCCASIONAL NOTE. [Articles]
    AN OCCASIONAL NOTE. It is now over three weeks since the Norwegian steamer Solviken was pirated, taken to Bias Bay, gold bars removed and a number of passengers held up for :ansom. So far nothing has been done about it, either by Norway, or any other seafaring power, neither in...  (239 words)
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  • SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. [Articles]
    SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. The Right Rev. Rollestone Sterritt Fyffe, Bishop of Rangoon, is resigning r is Sec. Mr. R. E. Holttum, director of Botanical Garden*, returned from Home leave by the M Tea, accompanied by Mrs. Holttum. Miss H H. Theobald, of the F.M.S. Nursing Staff, has returned to F.nglaml...  (502 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    Chia Choo Teo, a Hokkien cuttle fish hawker, was held up in Beach Road at 1.30 a.m. yesterday and relieved of hi--r.ight's takings— sls. so.  (25 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    Mountainous seas, torrential rain and hurricane squalls, encountered during tin journey from Rangoon to Calcutta, caused the mail steamer Aronda to arrive in port thirty hours behind scheduled time, :.ius missing the English mail.  (34 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    > Giving evidence before the Marine Court Inquiry into the loss of the Shah 7ii<la, Captain Cavello advanced the theory that the ship struck a submerged wreck. The other witnesses, h >wever. could offer no solution to the mystery.  (38 words)
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    A Tamil motor car driver named liaa was produced before the Third Police Magistrate, Mr. C. H. Dakers, on Saturday morning, on a charge of causing death by a rash act in Cecil Street on August 8 last, at 6.30 p.m. The case w>.> postponed to August 20.  (48 words)
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    ''Calcutta Corporation do not sperm i iH.ugh money on mosquito-control, though dengue is prevalent every year, and mulalin still haunts the outskirts of the city,' declares Sir Ronald Ross, Director-in-Oiief, Ross Institute and Hospital for ~iopical Diseases, in a report on hh Xa stern tour.  (45 words)
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    Th>-ee youthful and well dre»se<i Chinese, the eldest 21 years of age, were produced before the Second Police Magistrate to-day, when Ang Tiang Seng, An? Bok Lim and Cheng Teow were charged with armed gang robbery, the charge being a sequel to the hold-up on August S last at 127,...  (61 words)
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    G. R. Caris, a Eurcpean warder in th? Convict Establishment at Taiping, for whom a warrant was issued some time ago in connection with an allegation of cheating in respect of, a motor-cycle obtained from Sun's Motor Agency in Batu Road, Kuala Lumpur, and who was arrested at Bagan Serai,...  (79 words)
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    Dr. Rabindranath Tagore was expected to arrive at Penang on Saturday evening by the mail train from *Taiping. On Friday he travelled by car to Kuala Kunjcsar en route to Taiping and at both places he was accorded enthusiastic receptions. During his stay in Ipoh Dr. Tagore visited the Yuk...  (81 words)
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  • FEDERAL DURBAR. [Articles]
    FEDERAL DURBAR. Rulers' Message to The Ring. His Majesty's Reply. H.E. the High Commissioner, Sir Hugh Clifford, on Thursday sent the following telegram to Lord Stamfordham at Buckingham Palace, for submission to His Majesty the King On this the occasion of the first Federal Durbar held at Kuala Kangxar under...  (190 words)
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  • PRICE OF PETROL. [Articles]
    PRICE OF PETROL. A Further Reduction In London. Cheaper Than for Last 25 Years. [BRITISH IMPERIAL RADIO.] Rugby, August l->. The prices of all leading brands <v" motor spirit were reduced by one penny a gallon this morning. The retail price in L indon is now Is. l< 2 d....  (88 words)
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  • Arms and Ammunition. [Articles]
    Arms and Ammunition. Alleged Discovery at Tanjonjj Pagar. This morning at 8 o'clock a Chin i 1 ]'assenger, named Leng Ah Ho, arrived from Batavia on board of the Plancuis and at the examination shed at Tanjong Pagar Mr. Listerman, of the Government Monopolies and revenue officer 1425 searching his...  (81 words)
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  • Shipping Officers' Strike. [Articles]
    Shipping Officers' Strike. Fifteen Leave Bangkok For Singapore. (From Our Own Conn? indent.) Bangkok, August l-'i Fifteen officers of the China Navigation Co., who struck and remained on board their ships here, were paid o.T on Thursday and leave for Singapore by the Deli to-day.  (45 words)
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  • Rubber Prices. [Articles]
    Rubber Prices. Henderson, Helm and Company, Inc., New York, send us the following ial>le dated August 18, their (imitations bt-intr in gold dollar cents dosing Iml pi Rubber exchanges sales to-day :iOO tons. August 35.80, September M cents. October 36.10, November 36..'10, December 36.60. January UG.7O. February MJO, March 37.10....  (59 words)
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    • Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      JACKSON'S Combined Varnish Stain (01.0 l HA ]Jt 3fl^H Supplied in Tins I 'GHT O-\K. as follm^ Kosfwcum. ifIJJI .w s::.s<i. WALNUT AND p r i cc $6.50. It i^ easy lo use. is economkal. stains and varnishes at (he same time, dries quickly ;md leaves a beautiful finish. VOR...  (96 words)
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      ALHAMBRA TO-NIGHT In the Second Show at 9 First National Comedy Drama HER NIGHT OF ROMANCE Featuring CONSTANCE TALMADGE and RONALD COLMAN. Another First National Comedy THE STRONG MAN Featuring HARRY LANGDON First Show at 7.30 THE SPORTING LOVER Featuring CONWAY TEARLE. TAN CHENG KEE CO.. LTD.. Proprietors. BEER BEATS...  (69 words)
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      On Other Pages. Pag*. Finance and Commerce 7 Shipping and the Mail! Meteorological Report 7 To-day's Share Market 7 County Crickit Championship Tnhli- 7 Cable and Radio News 9 Sport Newt 10 Correipomlrnc* 10 Ji 'wt-llt-r'a Shop I-outcd .10 Chincsi' Charßiil with Cheque Forgery 10 A Daring Importer M To...  (91 words)
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  • DRAMATIC CHANGE IN CHINA. [Articles]
    DRAMATIC CHANGE IN CHINA. Chiang Kai Shek Resigns His Post. AN UNPOPULAR REGIME. Probable Hankow-Nanking Combination. There has been a dramatic chanjje in the situation in China. Chiang Kai Shek. (.eneralissimo of th.Nationalist force-. »ho ,-lahl^hi-d a veparalo govirnment at Nanking, has reigned, and the indications are that in luture...  (747 words)
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  • PRINCES IN CANADA. [Articles]
    PRINCES IN CANADA. Leading the Simple Life On Ranch. Indian Blood Brotherhood For Mr. Baldwin. [BRITISH IMPERIAL RADIO.] Rugby, August 13. Th: Prince of Wales and Prince Georg" drove fr m the former's ranjh into Calgary yiste-div to greet Mr. Baldwin, who rud an orti.ia! re.eption there. Afterwards the British...  (133 words)
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  • Power from the Jordan. [Articles]
    Power from the Jordan. Details of Big Electricity Scheme. [URITISH IMPERIAL RADIO.] Rugby, August 14. Work h-i< been Stated on the JordanYamuk sm lilHI of a big scheme utilising thr River Jordan for the generation of electrical energy. The .lonian waters between Lake Tiberias and .liselmyamioch, in which distance of...  (133 words)
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  • New York Stock Exchange. [Articles]
    New York Stock Exchange. Big Declines Due to Firm's Suspension. [RBCTB TELEGRAM 1 August 18. N'< Y.rk A Stock F.x-hange firm hn> beeu suspended with liabilities of over a mill) n (I liars and assets omewhat le:-s equence f the collapse of the Manhattan Electrical Supply Company stock. The announcement...  (64 words)
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  • German Loan. [Articles]
    German Loan. Interest Raised to Six Per Cent. [revter telegram] London, August 14. Berlin In order to improve the prico at which German 1927 loan is quoted, the Minister of Finance has decided to raise the rate of interest it from five- par cent. This will be effective retrospectively from...  (59 words)
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  • Earthquakes. [Articles]
    Earthquakes. Deaths and Much Damage In Turkestan. [REUTEB TELEGRAM] London,' August 14. I Fifteen people were killed and '2"i seriously injured and a hundred hoiis;-- were wrecked by an earthquake at Namangan, Turkestan. BcrnL- Four distinct earthquake shocks' :ir< Hied the inhabitants in Canton Grison; at 2 am. yesterday, No...  (53 words)
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  • French Revenue Returns. [Articles]
    French Revenue Returns. i [lIAVAS TELEGRAM.] Paris, August 14. The revenue returns for July amounted to approximately Frs. 4,747,000,000, showing an increase of Fr. 1,497,000,000 „v,r the figure for July 1926 and Fr. 100 over the Budget estimates. The revenue tor the first seven months totalled nearly Fr •J.i.000.000,000, exceeding...  (68 words)
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  • COUP THAT FAILED. [Articles]
    COUP THAT FAILED. Another Attempted Revolt In Portugal. Officers Invade Council Of Ministers. [REUTER TELEGRAM] London, August 1'!. Lisb.n: A coup d'etat was attempted this morning, three officers forcibly entering the Council of Ministers and aeadsßg the President a letter demanding the resignation of the Government. Lieutenant Morae.; Sarmento began...  (446 words)
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  • U.S. Naval Programme. [Articles]
    U.S. Naval Programme. Construction of Six New Cruisers. [REUTER TELEGRAM] London. August 13. Rapid City, South Dakota General Herbert Lord, director of the budget, wh.. has arrived 111 1 confer with President Coclidge, declared that sufficient funds for the first year's work on all naval craft authorised, including the six...  (82 words)
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  • Chinese Crews. [Articles]
    Chinese Crews. Change Leads to Strike In Antwerp. [REUTER TELEGRAM] London, August 14. Antwerp The captain of a British steamer which arrived with a European crew replaced them by Chinese, who were j brought from Rotterdam. The captain rejected the Transport Union's demand for the dismissal of the Chinese, whereupon...  (62 words)
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  • Mining in Panama. [Articles]
    Mining in Panama. Big Option Obtained by British Company. Treuter telegram] London, August IS. Panama The Panama Corporation, rt British mining c ncern, announces the. acquisition of an option on extensive mining properties, involving 100,000 acre; and over 71 mining claims. Engineers are ready to begin aaorationi on a large...  (51 words)
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  • WAR CLAIMS AGREEMENT. [Articles]
    WAR CLAIMS AGREEMENT. The Trading With The Enemy Acts. Britain Accepts United States Memorandum. [BRITiSII IMPERIAL RADIO.] Rugby, August 14. The text is issued of letters exchanged and Ihs agreement renched, between Great Britain and the United States regarding the reciprocal release of property sequestrated Qnder thr Trading with th?...  (310 words)
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  • BOMB IN BRISBANE. [Articles]
    BOMB IN BRISBANE. Explosion Wrecks C.I.D. Offices. .Detonation Alarms Whole i City. i [REUTER TELEGRAM] Londe n. August 14. Brisbane The Cririnal Investigation Department 1 < ffi ?ps WRI wreck?d by a:: explosion at mjdnight, A heavy itMM wall was skittered and the roof was re-duvl-d tip f -ijj-: A...  (74 words)
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  • Report Untrue. [Articles]
    Report Untrue. No Attempt on Ex-King's Life. [RECTER TELEGRAM] London, August 13. Bucharest It is i-emi-officially announced that there is no foundation for the newspaper report of an attempt on the life of the ex-ICing of Greece. It was reported that the ex-King was fired at by a youth at...  (62 words)
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  • Free State Politics. [Articles]
    Free State Politics. A Labour Motion of No Confidence. [REUTER TELEGRAM] London, August 18. The lianna Fail party attended the Dail, whe-n the Labour louder gave n .ti of a vote of no confidence, which will bo taken mi the Kith inst. The rtstllt of the voting is very doubtful,...  (77 words)
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  • U.S.A. and Mexico. [Articles]
    U.S.A. and Mexico. Senator Borah's Views on Land Laws. (RETTEK TELEGRAM] London, August 14. Bois Scnat r Borah, addressing tht Idaho Stale Bur Association, declared t hi«: the AlHHllin Mflfirsn controversy over land laws involved :i judicial question for peaceful SsUlSHHlll alone. Personally hiwii- f opinion thu* Mexico was acting...  (59 words)
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  • INDUSTRIAL DISCOVERIES. [Articles]
    INDUSTRIAL DISCOVERIES. Fuller Exploitation Of Tar Products. Important Experiments In Staffordshire. [BRITISH IMPERIAL RADIO.] Rugby, Auguet Ift New industrial developments in th: 1 Midlands are expected to result fr ni researches conducted over three years at the South Staffordshire Mond Ga Com pany, Dudleyport, into the fuller exploit,-. tion of...  (177 words)
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  • SURTAXES POSTPONED. [Articles]
    SURTAXES POSTPONED. Nanking Authorities Yield To Pressure. Enforcement Withdrawn Sine Die.'.' [RETTER FAR EASTERN SERVICE.] Shanghai. August 14. As a result of the strongest Chinese I and foreign pressure it is understood thr.t the surtaxes will not be enforced on September 1, but will be postponed sine die. Shanghai, August...  (81 words)
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  • Trouble in Bolivia. [Articles]
    Trouble in Bolivia. Communist-Inspired Revolt Of Indians. [RECTER TELEGRAM] London, August 18. Lapaz A great Indian rising in which 50,000 are involved i< disturbing Bolivia. The rebels, advancing through the agricultural region, seized fainis and warehouses, which they looted and burnt, an i are threatening the railway at Potosi. The...  (101 words)
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  • The Communist Split. [Articles]
    The Communist Split. Demand for Action Against Opposition. (REt'TER TELEGRAM 1 London, August 18, Riga There have been gnat Communist meetings in Moscow n:id L.:>nin grad, organised by the Stalin section to demand still further actiDii against the oppositi n. The meeting: in Leningrad, which Bukharin addre-sed, passed a resolution...  (90 words)
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  • Mont Mussolini! [Articles]
    Mont Mussolini! Fascists Decide to Rename Mont Blanc. [TRANS-OCEAN SERVICE] Berlin, August 15. The Fascist party's secretary, M. Turati, yesterday re-named Mont Blanc M<nte Benito Mussolini. The French and Swiss Press ridicule the ceremony, pointing out that the Mont Blanc summit is in French territory.  (45 words)
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  • Brazil and Communism. [Articles]
    Brazil and Communism. [RKUTXR TELEGRAM] London, August 1.;. Rio <le Janeiro The President ga\" executive approval to the bill repressing Communism.  (21 words)
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  • AVIATION ENTERPRISE. [Articles]
    AVIATION ENTERPRISE. German Trans-Atlantic Attempt. Dutch Mail Service To Java. [■sum tf.i.kcram] London, August 14. i Two Junker aeroplanes, Bremen and Kuropa, left simultaneously for America. A few hours before the start ef the tntas-Atlantic attempt an aeroplane skimmed over the town as a pre-arrang-ed signal, whereupon almost the entire...  (556 words)
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  • Sir George Lewis's Death. [Articles]
    Sir George Lewis's Death. [REUTER TELEGRAM] London, August 13. Territet Bmrairlei dearly establish that Sir George Lewis, who was killed by falling in front of a train, was getting ■ver a low i ailing en to '.h'.' end of the station platform (a .-omewhat common practice here) when he slipped...  (64 words)
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  • Education Congress. [Articles]
    Education Congress. fKEITKK TCLBXJKAM I London. August 11. Toront The biennial congress of th.' W' rid'- Federation of Education Associations elected Mr. P. W. Kuo, of Shanghai, one of the vice-presidents.  (31 words)
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  • SPORTING NEWS.

    • Tennis. [Articles]
      Tennis. V. S. A. Retains Wijfhtman Cup. [Reuter Telegram. London, August 18. Forest HilH The following Were the results in the Wightman Cup competition between teams of British and American ladies Miss Betty Xuthall, Britain, beat Miss Beta Jacobs, <'■ i— S— t I Bel*!! Wills, U.S.A., beat Miss .loan...  (202 words)
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    • World's Heavyweight Title. [Articles]
      World's Heavyweight Title. Suggested Match for Wemhle\ Next Year. Renter Telegram.] London, August 1 ■">. New York With plans for the Dempsey-Tunney fight in Chicago well advanced, Tex Rickard, the pr tmoter, i* considering the advisability of holding the contemplated IMB world's heavyweight championship match at Wembley. Interviewed, hi- stated...  (111 words)
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    • Greyhound Racing. [Articles]
      Greyhound Racing. Strong Association Formed In England. [Keuter Telegram.] London, August 14. Tin Karl of Westmorland, Lord Chesham and Captain Humphrey de Trafford have consented to become the racing committee of the Greyhound Racing tion. They will inspect all associations' tracks In England, approve or amend the present rules, appoint...  (67 words)
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    • Golf. [Articles]
      Golf. Keppel August Medal. Mr. G. < M'Her (hi— Hi-65) won the August medal stroke at the Keppel Golf Ciub. The following qualified for the Keppel Cup One card of ;i holes is to be returned by the L'tind inst. Hall sweeps Saturday, .1. Hodgins 88 I I. Sunday divided...  (124 words)
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    • Garrison Monthly Medal. [Articles]
      Garrison Monthly Medal. The following card.'; were returned in the ..en's monthly medal for August at the Garrison Golf Clan Lieut. C. Barker Taylor 1 up I. A. Morrcll All square W. llay I. <;. I'ranklin 1.t. -Col. .1. R. Richmond down C. V. Bailey ..1 I!, k. Kxham .2...  (63 words)
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    • Untitled [Articles]
      Dr. Bhagat Ram Sahgal will deliver a tare on Siamese Relationship with India at the Indian Association to-morrow at X p.m. All are cordially invited.  (25 words)
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    • Untitled [Articles]
      The driver of a lorry in Serantroon Boon in Saturday morning, after colliding with an approaching bullock cart on its (the cart's) proper side of the road, carried off the right hand wheel of the slower vehicle and iiune to I >t 'p some yardaway in the middle of the...  (69 words)
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    • Singapore Football. [Articles]
      Singapore Football. Straits Police Beat F.M.S. Police. [BY "CENTRE"] There was a disappointing attendance of under a thousand spectators at the S.S. v. P.M.B. Police match which was played at the Stadium on Saturday and which resulted in a win for the S.S. by two irouls to <iil. For some...  (332 words)
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    • Booking for Anglo-Indian Matches. [Articles]
      Booking for Anglo-Indian Matches. In order to facilitate entrar.cj at the matches on the Stadinn on Wednesday and Thursday of this week, when th« visitors from Calcutta will be seen in action, arrangements have been made for the sale of $1 and 50 cent tickets for both days from the...  (114 words)
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    • Anglo-Indian Team Loses At Rangoon. [Articles]
      Anglo-Indian Team Loses At Rangoon. On their way to Singapore and Java I:: -liar, team from Calcutta met d team of Burmans at Rangoon it rid were defeated by two goals to nil before a very large crowd. Actually the game gives very little idea uf the form the team...  (91 words)
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    • Women Athletes. [Articles]
      Women Athletes. High Jump Record Broken In Canada. [Reuter Telegram.] London, August 14. Toronto At the Dominion women's championship meeting Ethel Cathewood, of Saskatoon, did ."> It. O'/feins. in the high jump, beating the women's world record liy an eighth of an inch. Canadian Olympic officials certified the new record.  (49 words)
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    • Home Football. [Articles]
      Home Football. Scottish League Fixtures Begin. [Reuter Telegram.] London, August 13. The following were the results of matches played in the tirst division of the Scottish League to-day Uttßwen Airclrieonians Bo*MM Celtic 'owiienU-atl. Hearts Mothorwoll i'arlkk St. Juhnstonc ■it. .Mirren 2 2 l o i 3 RaiiKers Raith Rovers Kalkirk...  (68 words)
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    • Untitled [Articles]
      Activities in the Trade statistic department are suggested by a notification in the current issue of the Government Gazette which states that application has bean made to the. Third Police Court, Singapore, in the natter of a parcel co-i-tainrn,' \~> pe:u-ock's tails consisting of I.XU3 feathers deposited at the Export...  (72 words)
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    • Untitled [Articles]
      A< thr rreetinjr of the Jchore Council of State, to be held at the Dewan, Johore i'.ahru, to-morrow at 11 a.m., the Trade and Customs Enactment, 1924, Amendment Bill will be introduced in addition to the Rubber Dealers' Enactment, 1921 Amendment Bill, Agricultural Drains BIH, Midwives Bill and the Vaccination...  (80 words)
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    • Singapore Cricket. [Articles]
      Singapore Cricket. Another Excellent First Wicket Score. The Public Services and Law fell eas>, victims to the Bnnker.', Brokers and Insurance, in a match played in the S.C.C. tournament on the Padang over the week end. The bcwling of the Public Services aril ed very much to the liking of...  (987 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    The 2nd battalion, Durham Light Infantry, and the 2nd battalion, Gloucestershire Rcclment. arrived in Calcutta on the Ka.'m ila from China on August 8. The Puihams proceed to Sialkot and the Gloucester! to Jhansi.  (34 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    Soon Chik, the Chinese who was found in a Singapore Police Court witness's room on July 28 last, in a state of strangulation with a piece of cloth round his throat with which he had allegedly tried to hani; himself to a window shutt^.-. was Wrought before the Third Police...  (64 words)
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  • TO SIAM BY ROAD. [Articles]
    TO SIAM BY ROAD. From Singapore to Batu Pahat. By R. .1. H. Sidney, M.A., F.R.G.S. Batu Pahat, August 12. There will be no need to describe the road between Singapore and Johore Bahiu: it is well known to most of us. Thereafter, however, the tale is different and it...  (1323 words)
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  • Jeweller's Shop Looted. [Articles]
    Jeweller's Shop Looted. Well-Planned Robbery in North Bridge Road. A well-planned robbery occurred las; night, ten armed Chinese, having obtained admittance by a ruse to a North Bridge Road Chinese jeweller's shop. looting the place io the extent of several thousand dollars, and binding the proprietor and. his assistants beJore...  (490 words)
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  • Alleged Cheque Forgery. [Articles]
    Alleged Cheque Forgery. Charge Against Young Chinese Clerk. Before the Second Police Magistrate this morning, a spectacled Chinese clerk named Wong Tee Fah, 22 years of age, was charged with the forgery of a cheque for $654.50. The cheque, it was stated in the charge read out to the accused,...  (76 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    The Van Kit Road robbery on July 24. last, when $5,077.50 was alleged to have been taken from the house of a Chinese Tay Tan Cheok, is recalled in the arrest over the week-end, by the Police of Tan Chui Geok.  (41 words)
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  • CORRESPONDENCE.

    • A PARABLE. [Letters]
      A PARABLE. To the Editor of the Straits Times. Sir, I crave the hospitality of your columns to relate a parable. A certain Britisher who, had it been suggested, would have vigorously dcni.'d that he was not patriotic, sat in his office one afternoon. v..> typist brought him the last...  (255 words)
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  • A Daring Impostor. [Articles]
    A Daring Impostor. Callous Treatment oi Chinese Woman. A v.i, nian alleged in the Third Court this morning, ueiore Mr. C. H. Dakers, that a Straits-bom Chinese had told her that he was the chief clerk of the Civil Prison ar.d that on the payment of $105 he could net...  (407 words)
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  • PUBLIC AMUSEMENTS. [Articles]
    PUBLIC AMUSEMENTS. The present programme at the Alhambra has two d features in the second show in the First National pictures, Her Xiirht of Romance and The Strong Man. The former presents Constance Talmadge and Ronald Colman in the star roles of a \ery amusing picture which also has acton...  (97 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    The I'erak War Memorial, which is being built opposite the Ipoh Town Hall, and for which a public subscription was raised in November last year, is now nearing completion. A committee meeting it being called to take place on August 23, to discuss amongst other matters as to who shall...  (56 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    A Puloe Damar Marat Chinese shopkeeper named Tan Tye Hunn, and his servant, were shot n Friday' night by armed robbers. Bald to be Javanese, the OMB lir.-t visited the house opposite, occupied by the shopkeeper, and after shooting him and his servant, then proceeded to the shop, which they...  (61 words)
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  • RUBBER POSITION. [Articles]
    RUBBER POSITION. A. W. S. A Drop in London Stocks. Notes by A. \V. S.. wiiting from London under date July The sis ion -h iws a slight nt n the week. London sto ks iK'int' n. w at t;.;.. r )ll tuns', the lowest line* ending April *>. in...  (1129 words)
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  • Arrest of Robbers. [Articles]
    Arrest of Robbers. Pawnbroker and Unknown Clients' Second Visit. Nemesis overtook four robbers through thi agency of a pawn-broker at whose establishment an e.iort was made to dispose of some of the stolen property. The robbery took mace on August 10 at 89, Rowell Read, the house of a (hinese...  (334 words)
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  • Rubber Smuggling. [Articles]
    Rubber Smuggling. I urther Captures by Preventive Launches. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Kuala Lumpur, August I' 2. Further captures of rubber smuggle: shave been reputed to the local Customs authorities this week. T!k; Sen-nan when in patrol off Tanjonjr Bulus at 1 a.m. on August 1, captured a Chinese kotaK...  (375 words)
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      GREATEST ARTISTES— FINEST RECORDING "HIS MASTER'S VOICE" RECORDS REPRODUCED ON "HIS MASTER'S VOICE" GRAMOPHONE are absolutely perfect. Hear them and be satisfied at S. MOUTRIE Co., Ltd. RAFFLES PLACE, SINGAPORE. COLD STARTING HEAVY OIL ENGINES 12 8.H.P.— 500 B.H.P. Embody the following features: 1. Extremely low Fuel Consumption, on test...  (155 words)
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      RAFFLES HOTEL "SAKE" McGUIRE'S RAFFLES ORCHESTRA. CONCERT MASTER M. LITTER. Concert To-Night at 9.30 OVERTURE, Russian and Lundmilla, By M. I. GLINKA. OPERA PHANTASY, Paillasse, By LEONCAVALLO. ANDANTE from the Fifth Symphony, By BEETHOVEN. TRIO PATHETIQUE (a) Largo, (b) Allegro con Spirito, By M. I. GLINKA. PETITE SUITE (a) En...  (246 words)
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  • Legislative Council. [Articles]
    Legislative Council. Business at Forthcoming Meeting. Orders of the Day for the Legislative Council meeting on Monday next include the following Questions by Mr. P. K. Nambyar Will the Government be planted to state on what principle it fixed the temporary allowance to the married European members of its service...  (532 words)
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  • British North Borneo. [Articles]
    British North Borneo. Chartered Company's Revenue Improves. The report and accounts of the British North Borneo (Chartered) Company for the year 1920 show that revenue in North B (DM amounted to £4:>0,927, as compared with OW,6Si in the previous year. Total receipts were £469,314, as against 1'440w42, while expenditure was...  (82 words)
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  • Singapore Mortality Statistics. [Articles]
    Singapore Mortality Statistics. The Singapore Municipal health statement for the week ending August 6, gives the total number of deaths as male 19< female 86. This represents a death rate 34. 17 per mille per annum compared with 86.19 in the preceding week and 't: the corresponding week last year....  (133 words)
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    The Secre&ry of Austral Malay Tin, Ltd., advises that a bucket dredge has been ordered for the Puchong property from Simons and Co., of Renfrew. The dredge is to be electrically operated by power to be supplied from the Government power station at Kuala Lumpur. It wilt be fitted with...  (87 words)
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    The report and accounts to June 30, 1U27 of the Eurasian Association, which has a membership of nearly 900, with a subsi ription of $2 a year have been issued and forwarded to the members at their last known address. Copies of the report may l>e had ;it the Raraet...  (52 words)
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  • Takes off His Coat. [Articles]
    Takes off His Coat. Mr. Baldwin at Canadian Club Luncheon. Montreal, August 1 :—An: An incident which occurred at the Canadian Club luncheon in honour of Mr. Stanley Baldwin showed the ease with which the British Premier has democratically accommodated himself to his new surroundings. It was a sultry day,...  (92 words)
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  • HEALTH BULLETIN. [Articles]
    HEALTH BULLETIN. Report of League of Nations Eastern Bureau. The health bulletin of the Leagae of Nations Eastern Bureau, for' (he week ended August 6, gives the following inlormation Basrah 48 cholera cases with 35 deaths. Mohammerah (Persian Gulf) 34 cholera cases with 26 deaths as against 52 and 37...  (167 words)
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  • LONDON MARKETS. [Articles]
    LONDON MARKETS. In their report dated London July 20, William Jacks and Co. state The general tone both on the stock exchange and commercial circles has improved during the past week, and American reports are also better. Copper. Considerable purchases of standard copper have been made for Germany, Italy and...  (336 words)
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  • RUBBER RETURNS. [Articles]
    RUBBER RETURNS. Bedford Plantations.— l6,34o lbs. Clovelly and Kuala Lipis.— l7,Boo lbs. Galang Besar.— 39,oBB lbs. G1enea1y.— 23,424 lbs. Hill Rise.— l7,Boo lbs. Kota Tinggi.— 46,loo lbs. I'unggor Rubber. 16,041 lbs'. Pulau 8u1ang.— 59,638 lbs. Pelepah Valley.— s4,ooo lbs. Pekgeok.— 2,loo lbs. R»mpah Coconut.— 2so,ooo lbs. Reylnnd.— l2,6oo lbs. Ratanui.—...  (98 words)
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  • Story of the Day. [Articles]
    Story of the Day. His shipmates watched the sailor putting a blank sheet of paper in an envelope which he had addressed to his wife. What's that for they asked. Well, yer see, me an' th' missus 'ad a row just afore I come aboard, an' we ain't on speakin'...  (51 words)
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  • Tiger Kills 17 People. [Articles]
    Tiger Kills 17 People. Calcutta, July 23 Forest operations in the Ganjam district of the Madras Presidrney have been seriously interfere<l' withjiy thr depredation* of n mnn-cnttp;.' titet tvhich has killed 17 men.  (33 words)
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  • Page 12 Advertisements

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      WHITEAWAYS Annual August SALE Further REDUCTIONS in all Departments A Splendid Opportunity of Buying all Your Requirements at a Tremendous Saving. Whiteaway, Laidlaw Ii I (INCORPORATED f* to,. Ltd. ji, Singapore, MALACCA and SEREMBAN.  (34 words)
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      $TSTE (XPI>ESS CIGARETTES lolilrii*'* Jr T i Jw M J V Bui^p JJilm d MMMMItMMMOMMIttt «>♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ MP Brnnner Mond Limited XORTIIW i( 11, ENGLANB PS CRESCENT H it AND M.inufiiiturers of PURE ALKALI (Sods Ash) < Ml. SODA CAUSTIC SODA (Solid) 7K CALCIUM CHLOBIM 70/72 so/62 i:u:.\( him; ram •CAUSTIC...  (152 words)
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  • Indian Immigration. [Articles]
    Indian Immigration. The Payment of Standard Rates of Wages. At a meeting of the Indian [mmiirmtionj Pi— Hill In. held on Aj,"; tan informed the ci.mn.ittce that som? doubts cxintcil ftmong employem r.s to (he mcth(Kl <•( payment i I itondard rates of wage* in aroa when such rat* had...  (481 words)
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  • Page 13 Advertisements

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      DR, CASSELL'S TABLETS Repair Wear and Tenr of Srr\r »nH R«hl> l'ri<-e la 9H and Ik, THE RAUB AUSTRALIAN GOLD MINING CO., LTD. (Incorporau-l in Q NOTICE OF DECLARATION OF DIVIDEND. CaU* 1...1 V..1 from liojnl OsUe, BrUbaM adTiMS thai tha Ai.r.uM Macting srill be held on August 1«. llf.'T....  (312 words)
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      > f ttr TEL. 44 4 4 OR S&ZcC &st& SSSkC SSS& WILL GIVE YOU THE BEST SERVICE UNIVERSAL CARS, LTD., SINGAPORE. .Represented throughout Malaya by WEARNE BROS., LIMITED. Tel. 4444. There is only one standard of material and workmanship used in the 10 h.p. SWIFT und that is the...  (335 words)
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      BRUCKNER CO., Sl-l. RoMnaon *M« <>•,?-.*">» THE CONTINBNTAI IHIIW UdUSR Plione 40 1«». A TIMELY WARNING. Dr. L. Lop«t Rital, et.i<-f of the .1 rtaloa on infectious Jiit«f"? n 'he I'h.l'pp'n* Health Service, in h a we.Ky re|".-' M th* director of 'h» Ra«ea« of Bra Ik warnn of pn-.iMf...  (561 words)
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  • Page 14 Advertisements

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      Assets over $7,500,000 S.C. Assurance in force over $27,000,000 The Great Eastern Life Assurance Co., Ltd. (Incorporated in Straits Settlements) HEAD OFFICE Winchester House, Singapore. LONDON OFFICE 32, Old Jewry, E.C The Company hns £20,000 deposited with the Supreme Court of England and compiles with the British Life Assurance Companies...  (684 words)
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      t»m« NEDERLANDSCH INDISCHE HANDELSIiANK (NETH. INDIA COMMERCIAL BANK) Eatablished IHK3 at Amsterdam. Authorised Capital Glds. 60,000,000 (aboat £5,000,000) Paid np Capital Glds. 55,000,000 (abo«t £4,900,000) Reserves Glds. 24.180,703 (about £2,000,000) HEAD OFFICE AMSTERDAM. BRANCH OFFICES THE HAGUE, ROTTERDAM. OVERSEA BRANCHES BATAVIA. HEAD OFFICE FOR ASIA. BRANCH OFFICES DUTCH EAST INDIES...  (517 words)
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      BANKING THE MERCANTILE BANK OF INDIA, LTD. (Incorporated in England) Capital Authorised £3,000,000 (apital Subscribed «1,800,000 Capital Paid up £1,050,000 Reaerv« Fund and Rest £1,545.660 BOARD OF DIRECTORS J. M. Ryrie, Chairman. P. R. Chalmers, Esq. Charles J. Hambre, J O. Rubinson, Esq. Esq. Sir David Yule, Bart. W. H....  (447 words)
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      INSURANCE THE MANUFACTURERS LIFE INSURANCE CO. 2nd ioor. Hong Kong Bank Chrs., Singapore. All plana of Life Endownment and Annuity policies iasued at lowest rates obtainsble Malaya. AMete H4.Mt.OM COMMERCIAL UNION, ASSURANCE CO., LTD. (Incorporated in England) Fire, Life, Marine, Accident, Guarantee and Motor. Assets £61,000,000 ARTHUR C. POTTS— Manager...  (443 words)
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      ALL IRONWORK SHOULD BE PROTECTED FROM CORROSION BY PAINTING WITH FERROBIT The Finest Anti-Corrosive Ever Produced. Weather Resisting Waterproof Petrol and Heat Resisting and Largely Resistant to Acid and Acid Vapours. HAS LONG LIFE AND GREAT SPREADING POWER. COLOURS Chocolate. Black, Deep Red, Dark Grey and Bronze Green. Obtainable from...  (382 words)
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  • Page 15 Advertisements

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      3,385 MILES IN 79 HOURS 55 MINUTES San Francisco to New York Record beaten. Car driven by a man 53 years of age. CHUYSLER CHRYSLER Borneo Motors, Ltd. (Incorporated in S.S.) Singapore, Malacca, Seremban, Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh and Penang. INITIAL COST EMBRACES ALL ON THE NEW CITROEN with all the...  (472 words)
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      B^_ > Mflfl for mill- and year for yrar, r m there is do car the F..M.S. to-day A \i£tjt/l%r WILLYS-KNIGHT gg M j^L^fvß^ (fU u^ neve twice > t'■ f same car. 1^ You really ".vc it to yourself to become in i i "Willys- Knight" before committing your-...  (254 words)
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  • Page 16 Advertisements

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      By Special Appointment to HJM. Us Kin* of Sir.m. Estd. 1672. PRESENTS of Splendour and Value GENUINE PEARL NECKLACES JEWELLERY and SILVf R WARE We stock exactly what is needed lor you, apart from your ordinary choice. B. P. De Silva (The I'rcmier Jeweller) 62/3. HIGH STREBT, SINGAPORE. Branch No....  (298 words)
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      CEMENT BRICKS and HOLLOW BLOCKS of different sizes. Elkayes Concrete Works, 40, HIGH STREET. LEARN LANGUAGES ,|j FRENCH, GERMAN. ITALIAN. SPANISH. ENGLISH, RUSSIAN, There arc. fet tack laagaags, M carefully graduated Lessons contained on 15 double-sided 10 in. Records. Each side of the Record contains one descriptive Lesson, followed by...  (288 words)
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      CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS THE PREPAID charges for Wants, For Sale, To Let, ate., in ordinary eloss sat type (average six words to line) are Par line One insertion cents, two ins. 48 cts., threu ins. 64 cent., fonr mi. 82 cents, five ins. $100, six ins. $1.18 ten ma. $1.40, twalva...  (979 words)
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      SITUATIONS WANTED QUAUFIEO AC( OUNTANT open cn(r» K o- ment early m-xt year, 14 years' experience iit tstatas highest credentin's. 105, Straits Tim.--. WANTED by experienced Eurasinn rubber planter frith IB yenrs' experience hilVt to take charge, of mall estate or division. Fusse.sslne Rood tesl-moniuls. Free. 175, Stiaits Tlmas. I...  (523 words)
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      Smashing Prices DURING THE NEXT TWO WEEKS OF OUR Clearance SALE AUGUST 15 to AUGUST HI Oddrhents to ba cleared for next for nathing REGARDLESS OF COST BARGAINS IN FURNITURE, HOUSEHOLD ARTICLES AND ALL KINDS OF NOVELTIES. YOUR CHANCE OCCURS NOW! AT :*75. VICTORIA STREET. /<> (O EGuiPnt:nTs\ \J CHAMPAGNES...  (166 words)
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      The Real Round-the-World For RUM CA.\Al>\. THE IMTEIt STATES OK AMERICA. HAWAIIAN Island", JAPAN, hOkKA, CHINA, SIUKKIA. LI SM A. Morocco, TURKEY, HOI.V LAND, KTPT, SIEZ, INDIA, HI UN Alt, STRAITS SKI n.KMENTS. JAVA, SUMATRA, BOBNsW, SIAM, CAMBODIA, COCHIN CHINA, PHILIPPINE ISLANDS. Including Preparation for the How tn Qej I...  (328 words)
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