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The Straits Times, 4 June 1940

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  • Masthead [Title Section]
    FINAL EDTN. The Straits Times C ESTABLISHED NEARLY A CENTURY MALAYA'S LEADING NEWSPAPER—LARGEST NET SALES fi PAGES SINGAPORE, TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 1940. PRICE 5 CENTS The Straits Times 16 PAGES SINGAPORE, TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 1940, PRICE SCKNTS,  (37 words)
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  • Page 1 Advertisements

  • Page 2 Advertisements

    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      ®3ieJfrraifs ®___e_ SMALL ADS? Minimum charge $1. for advt not exceeding 4 lines. More than four lines 25 cents per line (Six words). Box No. 25 cents extra. DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, DEATHS, ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, ANNOUNCEMENTS P.P.C. CARDS are charged $3 each per Insertion per inch. Over 1 inch, 25 cts....  (370 words)
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      LOST POINTER BITCH PtPPY. White with black ears black spots. Strayed from IS Dalvey Estate, Sunday, June 2nd. Reward, if returned, to Capt. Wall above address. Tele. 7759. SITUATIONS WANTED ENGLISH GENTLEWOMAN. middleaged widow, seeks post as Lady help to an English family In Singapore. Box 983, Straits Times. SITUATION...  (440 words)
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Advertisements]
      FOR SALE BBELVADOB Refrigerator. Phone 5333. i FOB SALE: As good as new 8 m/m f Kodascope Projector model 80 lens f 1, 6 lam 300 watt. Apply Box 1,000, btralts Times. FOR SALE— One G.E.C. Refrigerator, cv. ft. In First Class Condition, SS2IS. nett cash, can be inspected at...  (834 words)
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 [Advertisements]
      MOTOR VEHICLES FOR SALE 1939 CHEVROLET SALOON 29.4-h.p. In perfect condition, mileage 7,200. 1 (1,500 or nearest. Telephone 5176. LAXCHESTER IS H.P. Saloon. Selfchange. Fluid Flywheel Engine. Good condition. $400. Apply Cooke, Tel. 2965. USED CARS: Austins, Fords, Morris, milman Minx. Standards, Tenapbues Ate Tlit Eastern Auto Co.. Ltd. 69...  (795 words)
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 5 [Advertisements]
      AUCTION NOTICES AUCTION SALE Of freehold and leasehold Singapore properties. At the saleroom of Messrs. Cheong Koon Seng Co., Ltd.. No 10 chulia Street, on Wednesday, sth Jane, l»li. at 2.30 y__u Lot 1. Valuable freehold land and house No. S Norfolk Road, Singapore, area 15,649 sq. ft. MORTGAGEES' SALE...  (528 words)
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 6 [Advertisements]
      BUSINESS CARDS Ftc. Kathleen Brown ULSK.M-.K A DRESS-MAILER Umb 35. ICaffles H*te* Sports Salts hi SUk and Cotton S.iro»pi APB 1 EDUCATIONAL PROPOSED TECHNICAL SCHOOL (PRIVATE) (UNDER EUROPEAN r ICEN SURVEYOR'S MANAGEMENT) Land, Engineering, and Quantity Sunefing (Theory and Practice). Buildiiic construction (City and Guild's (standard and genera! drafting. Classes...  (159 words)
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  • India's Figure Industrial Policy Discussed [Articles]
    India's Figure Industrial Policy Discussed Bombay. fHE National Planning Committee 1 at its resumed sitting tecent.y adopted a series of resolutions touching different aspects of labour. The consideration of the sub-corn-mittee report en labour had not coneluded when the Committee rose for the day The Committee has suggested that regulation...  (419 words)
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  • Giles Romilly "Flown To Berlin" Report [Articles]
    Giles Romilly "Flown To Berlin" Report W^-'o of Mr. Giks Romilly. Daily Express correspondent and nephew °f M Winston Churchill, who was detaincd by the Germans when they swooped on Narvik, has reached Sweden. Mr. Charle> Dubson, chief engineer of the British stsrmer Romanby, now in hospital at Skelleftea. states...  (80 words)
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  • Rumania Told Not To Delay Aid Plea [Articles]
    Rumania Told Not To Delay Aid Plea AN urgent appeal to Kinnania not to delay a request for Allied aid was made by the BBC. in its Rumanian bulletin br adcast. "In Palestine, in Syria and in Egypt are massing great armies of England and France." said the announr~r. "Hitler...  (99 words)
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  • Page 3 Advertisements

    • Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      SHIPPING ANNOUNCEMENTS P. 0 BRITISH INDIA AND APCAR LINE. c Inrurooralea in England! PENINSULAR AND ORIENTAL S.N Co MAII PASSKNQER AND CARGO SERVICES The best possible services are being maintained by "the P O. S N Company to their usual ports of coll except ports in Japan Passengers are requested...  (369 words)
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    • Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      (Incorporated In Japan) GENERAL PASSENGER AGENTS FOR CUNARD WHITE STAR TO CALIFORNIA FROM IHE ORIENT VIA HONOLULU aus. TATUTA MARU leav H'kong June 20 m.s. KAMAKURA MARU leave H'konj July 5 TO VANCOUVER SEATTLE FROM JAPAN m.s. HIE MARU leave Kobe June 7 ms HEIAN MARU June 23 TO SOUTH...  (259 words)
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    • Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Advertisements]
      MANSFIELD CO., LTD. BLUE FUNNEL LINE Frequent Sailings to United Kingdom and United States of America. Oates are not guaranteed, all cargo bookings subject to Conference War Clauses. WKSTKRN AUSTRALIA THE SHORTEST SEA ROUTE AT THE CHEAPEST FARE Regular Services to Fre mantle (Perth) via Java by first class passenger...  (470 words)
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    • Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Advertisements]
      JOINT SERVICE of PRINCE LINE SILVER LINE i Inruitxi.-atea In London' (Incorporated In London > PBIMCS UMI VESSKLS ffVOUKSU ■(> HALWAX, BOSTON, NEW YORK RAI/TIMORF AND PHILADELPHIA VIA CAPS OK GOOD HOPF SILVER LINE VESSELS PROI EED TO BALTIMORE. PHILADELPHIA BOSTON AND* NEW YORK VIA PANAMA CANAI ALL VESSELS HAVE...  (242 words)
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  • LIMITATION OF DIVIDENDS BILL [Articles]
    LIMITATION OF DIVIDENDS BILL Repayment Of Capital I AST week, in response to numerous requests, we published the first portion of the Limitation of Dividends Bill. Below is the full text of the remainder of the Bill: 3.— 1 For the purposes of this Act 'a) the amount distributed by...  (1658 words)
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  • ARMS DRIVE UNABATED [Articles]
    ARMS DRIVE UNABATED The King Impressed By Fine Response THE PEOPLE of Great Britain are showing their determination that the reformed British army shall be tully supplied with weapons. Workers in factories and industries which carried on throughout the weekend will continue to give of their time until the needs...  (178 words)
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  • COMMITTEE TO ADVISE ON FOOD REQUIREMENTS [Articles]
    COMMITTEE TO ADVISE ON FOOD REQUIREMENTS mncoo, June 3. THE Government has set up a come to consider and advise on problems of national food requirements and of home food production; with special regard to shipping and foreign exchange likely to be available for imports ot food and feeding stuffs,...  (87 words)
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  • MAIL ARRIVALS AND DISPATCHES [Articles]
    MAIL ARRIVALS AND DISPATCHES Mails close at itie General Pest Office as follows: TO-DAY Aden air 5 p.m. Africa air 5 p.m. Burma air 5 p.m. Canada air 5 p.m. China air 9.30 a.m. 5 p.m. tgypt air 5 p.m. Great Britain and Europe generally air sp.m. Hong Kong air...  (138 words)
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  • POSTAL SERVICES TO NORTHERN EUROPE [Articles]
    POSTAL SERVICES TO NORTHERN EUROPE TpHE Posts and Telegraphs Depart- meiit, Malaya, announces on information contained in a circular received from the British Post Office, that the following position now obtains in regard to postal services to certain countries in Northern Europe Denmark, Finland, Greenland and Norway: Letter (including air...  (92 words)
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  • Fraser & Co.'s Singapore Share Quotations [Articles]
    Fraser Co.'s Singapore Share Quotations MONDAY, JINE 3. 1940: 5 P.M. HIMMi Ujrrr* NrllirAmpat Tin l4s) 3s 9d 4s Cd Austral Amul. (5s) 5s 5s 6d Austral Malay <£) 35s 37s Ayer Hltam i 5s) 18s 9d 20s 6d Ayer Weng Hi .60 .65 Bangrin Tin 17s 9d 18s 9d...  (1328 words)
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  • LYALL AND EVATT'S DAILY QUOTATIONS [Articles]
    LYALL AND EVATT'S DAILY QUOTATIONS Singapore. June 3. 5 pi HINI.SO Buyer* Seller* AmpaU 3/10 4 2 Austral Aoialg 6, 3 5 8 Batu Selangors 1.39 1.43 Hci s Fatts 1.03 1.05 Jpkous 0.62 0.63 Kampong Lanjuls '3D 23/6 ft Kamuntinjt 8- 86 Kur.dans 12 6 ri 3 Kent 2...  (255 words)
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  • FRASER & COMPANY LIST OF CURRENT DIVIDENDS [Articles]
    FRASER COMPANY LIST OF CURRENT DIVIDENDS Singapore, J Jui. i.i' Books Comoanj Dividend Close TIN Burma Malay 6d No. 23 June 21 Hongkong I in 12V4% int. Katu 6d No. 27 6d Bonus June It K.L. Tin Is NO. 27 Raub 4d Int. June 8 Renong Coas, Cd No. 30...  (135 words)
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  • Page 4 Advertisements

    • Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      What did the <^^ y /^s Rancher say XT TjsmP' \J<P as they drank the last round up? T^M W g i% (jQod old -the!* sk> l 1 What Is h that makes men so enthusiastic Bom 1820 I about Johnnie Walker? Surely it is the V'^ixo^"* Ml ct that...  (105 words)
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  • Page 4 Miscellaneous

    • Page 4 Miscellaneous Column 1 [Miscellaneous]
      TIDE TABLES SINGAPORE To-day H. W. 9.51 a.m. 7.6 ft.; 9.31 p.m. 8.6 ft. L. W. 3.3. a.m. 1.9 ft.; 3.29 p.m 3.7 (t. To-morrow H. W. 10.35 a.m. 7.9 ft.; 10.C6 p.m. 8.9 ft. L. W. 4 13 a.m. 1.4 ft.; 4.08 p.m. 3.7 ft. Thursday. June 6. H....  (135 words)
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  • FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL NEWS

    • AROUND THE MARKETS [Articles]
      AROUND THE MARKETS Shares Quiet Commodity Prices Still Rising lit Uai laiun.ial Corrcspundent Singapore, Jun2 4. COMMODITY prices were again up Rubber rose three- in Loiidon at 12 l/16d. but 10l ;i ball in New York at 21 'i cents. S-) it tin was UD 3.")5. at t27G 10s. and...  (369 words)
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    • COMMODITIES & EXCHANGES [Articles]
      COMMODITIES EXCHANGES 'from Our Owd Corresuotidpnti London, June 3. COMMODITY and Exenange markets closed as tottmvs wltb prevloiu allocations U> oarenihesls:— KM.ISIK: Firm. Spot 12 id WAd (ll'id 12d> July-Sept. J2d 12^d (ll^d 11 13!16d) Oct-Dec 11 7!16d 11 9il6d (11 5(163 11 7|l6d) Jan-Mar Li 3:lt>d ll%d (11 116...  (166 words)
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    • SINGAPORE PRODUCE PRICES [Articles]
      SINGAPORE PRODUCE PRICES Rice quoted per kojao— M plrats. Other eommoditle* qaoted per plcnl eicepl ahere otherwise itatrd Sir.;aoore. June 4, MM. Buyers Seller* Gamoier *'Hn Hamburg cube J13.00 Java Cube *12 a0 Peppcf White Muntofc Mf*2 w»it.> J14.00 22ek n,o« copra V.l.-eci S3.'>* Sun Dr;:d 9*M Sago Flc-w No...  (124 words)
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    • RUBBER HARVESTS FOR MAY [Articles]
      RUBBER HARVESTS FOR MAY RUBBER harvests ior May are reported as follows: Ib. Kerr.nas 259.750  (15 words)
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    • London Stock Exchange [Articles]
      London Stock Exchange London, June 3. QN the Stock Exchange to-day gilt-edged securities were firm In spite of paucity of business but Industrials were heavy. Gold minings improved on cessation of recent offerings. Near Eastern bonds were lower, reflecting International uncertainties In tne Mediterranean. Reuter. The lolloping are to-day's closing...  (354 words)
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    • TIN OUTPUT FOR MAY [Articles]
      TIN OUTPUT FOR MAY MAY tin output is reported as follows The estimate value of the output of Takuapa Valley Tin Dredging NX. for the month is $94,007. The mine workling costs were $53,426. Hours. Yardage tt^uis ore. Takucpa Valley Dredge 1 .642 135,000 Dredge 2 595 175,000 Dredge 3...  (63 words)
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    • EXCHANGES [Articles]
      EXCHANGES I The following are the excfi&nge rates this morning according to the daily circular Issued by the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation:— SELLING London T.T 2/4 i/16 Loi.doc demand 2/4 1/18 ■Lyons demand 2060 Switzerland demand 308 Vi i Hamburg demand I New York demand 46 15/16 i Montreal...  (187 words)
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    • CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RUBBER ASSN. [Articles]
      CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RUBBER ASSN. Tuesday, June 4, uooo. Buyer* SeUeri Price. Prices No. IX E.S.S. (Spot loos*. 37', :x'. No. IX B.S.S. C.O.D. In caws June :8i» 38 >, GF A.Q. B.S.S. f.o.b In b .lea June 37H 37)4 F.A.Q. H.S.S. f.o.b. In Okies June 36>» 36% FUTOBS QDOTATIONS...  (79 words)
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    • U.K. WHEAT PURCHASE FROM CANADA [Articles]
      U.K. WHEAT PURCHASE FROM CANADA London. June 3. F! Is announced that the Ministry of Food, in co-operation with the Canadian Wheat Board, has purchased 50,000,000 bushels of Canadian wheat.— Reuter.  (31 words)
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    • MAY RUBBER SHIPMENTS [Articles]
      MAY RUBBER SHIPMENTS Highest Total This Year TIN EXPORTS STILL AT HIGH LEVEL OUBBER shipment from Malaya during May were the highest this year. The total export was 74,682 long tons, compared with 47,430 tons for April and 65,269 tons for March (the previous highest total this year) The cumulative...  (144 words)
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    • U.S. Is Speeding Up Plane Delivery [Articles]
      U.S. Is Speeding Up Plane Delivery Mass Production Of Aero Engines Mooted New York, June 3. IT is learned that more than 250 bombers and pursuit planes left for France at the week-end. This is said to be the largest plane consignment for the Allies since the beginning of the...  (180 words)
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    • Nazi Arms Works Damaged [Articles]
      Nazi Arms Works Damaged THE urgent appeal issued from all German wireless stations to German youths with an adventurous spirit 10 < nlist in the air force is regarded as a significant Indication of the rate at which the RAF. ano French airmen are talcing a toll of German pilots...  (204 words)
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    • 6 More Enemy Planes Shot Down At Narvik [Articles]
      6 More Enemy Planes Shot Down At Narvik London. June 4. EYE-WITNESS telegraphing from somewhere in Norway says that Allied fighters are estimated already to have shot down 24 machines over that part of northern Norway occupied by the Allies. They have damaged many more. Anti-aircraft guns have also taken...  (96 words)
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    • BELGIANS CALLED UP FOR WAR SERVICE [Articles]
      BELGIANS CALLED UP FOR WAR SERVICE ACCORDING to a Belgian broadcast from France, the Belgian Government has decreed that all male Belgians between the ages of 19 and 35 have been called up immediately for military duties. Men between It and 19 years and between 35 and 45 years respectively...  (59 words)
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  • Page 5 Advertisements

    • Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      PHtENIX jl *2t\ rC\ without excessive i^sJlP^ V J\ j PHOENIX Jf \J AERATED WATER M COMPANY LIMITED  (18 words)
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    • Page 5 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      THE UNIVERSAL FIXER. MENDS ANYTHING. A necessity in every home. 50 cents per tube.— Obtainable at Chemists, Stores. Grocers, Dispetisaties. etc. Sole Distributors: GRAFTON LABORATORIES.. LTD. Singapore D d Kuala Lumpur. Howe*er often yon drtak It. yaa will Devrr get Urtd el "COLD LEAF" Tea. The appeal of its flavour...  (303 words)
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    • Page 5 Advertisements Column 3 [Advertisements]
      THE MERCANTILE BANK OF INDIA (TRUSTEES) LIMITED. Guaranteed and Controlled by THE MERCANTILE BANK OF INDIA LIMITED The Company which is Incorporated la the S.S. and registered as a Trust Com* pany. undertakes the following duties: EXECUTOR <fe OR TRUSTEE OF A WTLL ADMINISTRATOR OF ESTATE Of DECEASED PERSON TRUSTEE...  (304 words)
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  • Page 6 Advertisements

    • Page 6 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      HAILED BY CRITICS AND PUBLIC AS ANN SHERIDAN'S BEST PICTURE Last Few Screenings, Hurry up II^^ALHAMBRA ONLY LOUIS BROMFIELD COULD WRITE IT ONLY ANN SHERIDAN COULD PLAY IT! jh| Ik You'll want to give ys^ „'^^^fc Kh« i lhem both a^ real bi I hand. ..the author of Hk' i'g...  (409 words)
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    • Page 6 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      TO-NIGHT «.15 9.15 MMHBH|BH THE WARMEST, DEEPEST HEART I Y f^^^^^^ DRAMA PACKED WITH ROMANCE GLAMOUR AM) SONGS! ■■■BB^BBBii^HBHB BOBBY BREEN in RKO Radio's Most Entertaining Picture WAY DOWN SOUTH with ALAN MOWBRAY, RALPH MORGAN. CLARENCE MUSE, STEFFI DUNA, SALLY BLANE. Additional Attraction, MARCH of TIME; REFUGEE TO-DAY AND 'TO-MORROW...  (187 words)
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    • Page 6 Advertisements Column 3 [Advertisements]
      CHINESE RUGS An Exclusive selection In Colours and GUARANTEED Best Materials Best Dyes Best Workmanship 31, Stamlord Koad, Singapore. SEE PAGE TWO  (22 words)
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    • Page 6 Advertisements Column 4 [Advertisements]
      2nd BIG WEEK! titik/b 'G.W.T.W/ applauded by Enthusiastic Crowds y'ifl Hundreds hare been v Twice already I JPIil w^" j Daily 4.15 and 9. p.m. CAPITOL f j§i "1 Picture ever made t 4^^fc- R continues its great &k 'gone"" with 'fc^j^^^l Filmed in Gorgeous Colour J| ha i W^...  (394 words)
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  • KING'S THANKS FOR RESCUE OF B.E.F. FROM FLANDERS [Articles]
    KING'S THANKS FOR RESCUE OF B.E.F. FROM FLANDERS Tributes To Three Services And Heroic Rearguard Fighters THE King has sent a message expressing admiration and sympathy for the heroes of the Flanders rear-guard battle to Mr. Winston Churchill, Prime Minister and Minister for Defence. It reads "I wish to express...  (171 words)
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  • EVACUATION IS CONTINUING: STATEMENT LIKELY TO-DAY [Articles]
    EVACUATION IS CONTINUING: STATEMENT LIKELY TO-DAY London, June 4. NO further information is available in London with regard to the evacuation of the B.E.F. beyond Mr. Anthony Eden's statement last night that four-fifths of the force have been saved, it is stated in authoritative circles. The operations are still going...  (414 words)
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  • Message To The French People [Articles]
    Message To The French People Mr. Duff Cooper And, Certain Victory London, June 4. "YOU people of France are living through one of the very great rioments of our history. I believe I we shall look back upon it with 1 supreme pride when the final, victory— which is as...  (334 words)
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  • HITLERS DRAGON [Articles]
    HITLERS DRAGON A FLAMETHROWER which is said to generate a heat of 3.600 degrees Fahrenheit is stated by the Nazis in Berlin to have been used in the capture of Eben Emael lortress, cne of the Liege fortifications. TMs weapon directed against apertures in the fort and gun barrels is...  (109 words)
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  • Page 7 Advertisements

    • Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      RAFFLES HOTEL To-night— Dinner Dance (informal) 8 p.m. to midnight OUTSTANDING CABARET ENTERTAINMENT DOUBLE FEATURE PROGRAMME THE SEVEN WALLABIES Worlds Greatest Girl Acrohats Whirlwind Tumblers THE DUO PALOTAI Talented Character Comedy Ballroom Dancers DINNER $3.00 Non-dtner« $1.00 THURSDAY FRIDAY— THE SOCIAL EVENT OF THE SEASON ST ANDREW'S MISSION HOSPITAL BALL...  (177 words)
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    • Page 7 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      DOROTHY /i^TU 081 LAMOUR and Rn#fc *yigSS^ MALAYA'S CINEMA DE lUXE ROBERT PRESTON i.. ..ere Ever /body Goes I N Paramount 3. 1 5 6.15 9-15 -TYPHOONIN TECHNICOLOUR MALAYA'S SWEETHEART of the Screen in Sarong and ROBERT PRESTON in a Grand adventure Story of the South Seas. FIRE! TYPHOON! TIDAL...  (156 words)
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  • The Straits Times SINGAPORE. TUESDAY. JUNE 4, 1940. (276 th Day of the War.) True Greatness [Articles]
    The Straits Times SINGAPORE. TUESDAY. JUNE 4, 1940. (276 th Day of the War.) True Greatness It is difficult to speak in restrained terms of the courage and endurance of those men of all three of the fighting Services who tcok part in the evacuation of such a. large proportion...  (1024 words)
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  • Letters To The Editor

    • LOCAL RACING [Letters]
      LOCAL RACING I To the Editor of the Straits Times Sir,— The letters appearing recently In your valuable paper aner.t the subject of local racing are very timely, particularly the references to the "bush riding" tactics which are being practised by one or two of our local Jockeys. According to...  (190 words)
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    • STILL COMPLACENT [Letters]
      STILL COMPLACENT Where Malaya Remains Behind To the Editor of the Straits Times Sir. No day passes without one hearing of further ghastly horrors and unimaginable misery made possible by unpreparedness. Your paper Is struggling against "the state of spineless complacency" of some people in Malaya. I quote from yesterday's...  (507 words)
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    • PICTURES OF HAVOC [Letters]
      PICTURES OF HAVOC Only The Nazis Need Be Ashamed To the Editor of the Straits Times Sir, There is nothing for your Hollander correspondent, Joh Jansen. to be ashamed ol at the sight of the picture of havoc In Holland which appeared in your issue of May 23. Such a...  (84 words)
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    • Proof Of Barbarian Methods [Letters]
      Proof Of Barbarian Methods To the Editor of the Straits Times Sir,— The publication of the war pictures from Holland is definite proof of the barbarian methods used In Holland and elsewhere by the Nazis. In Rotterdam more than one hundred thousand civilians, mothers and children, were slaughtered These war...  (175 words)
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    • THE VOLUNTEERS [Letters]
      THE VOLUNTEERS Should Offer Services To Home Government To the Editor of the Straits Times Sir,— The inauguration of The War Fund by the Straits Times is a laudable Idea and the response, made so far to the Fund is a fine gesture of patriotism of the loyal subjects of...  (294 words)
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    • INDIA'S LOYALTY [Letters]
      INDIA'S LOYALTY "Whole Nation Determined To Serve" To the Editor of the Straits Times Sir. When I was in India about tw j months ago, I found the whole nation determined to serve His Majesty the King and Emperor of India. J believe it is time for all Indian leaders...  (260 words)
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    • POOR TASTE? [Letters]
      POOR TASTE? Publication Of Pictures Of War Horrors To the Editor of the Straits Times Sir.— There must be something very queer in the mental make-up of your correspondent, Mr. Jon Jansen, that he should object to the pictures of Holland, published in your edition of May 28. Surely any...  (180 words)
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    • GOOD MUST TRIUMPH [Letters]
      GOOD MUST TRIUMPH To the Editor of the Straits Times Sir,— According to John Bright war is the combination and concentration of all the horrors, crimes, atrocities and sufferings of which human nature on this globe Is capable." Wo had realized that fact full well before we entered into the...  (109 words)
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    • THE WAR FUND [Letters]
      THE WAR FUND A Jew Appeals To His People To the Editor of the Straits Tims* Sir,— l intended last week to send au appeal through your esteemed paper to the leaders of the Jewish community to call up a mass meeting of local Jewry and organize a fund lor...  (593 words)
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    • An Indian Appeals To His Community [Letters]
      An Indian Appeals To His Community To the Kdiior of the Straits TtoM Sir, I see that my community if tagging behind while the oth.'r communities are responding magnificently to Tlie War fund apr) last list published in your papir diseased a solitary Indian name I do not know it...  (159 words)
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    • LOTTERIES [Letters]
      LOTTERIES To the Editor of the Straits J Hires Sir,— The people of Malaya have been urging, in fact they have b crying, lor State Lotteries through the medium of the local newspapers for some time. We want lotteries, and we will Vive up the habit of wasting our money...  (182 words)
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      NEW BOOK 101 Personal Hygiene Questions A Answer* by Dr. Pavld 11. teller, M. D. In this Nrw publication, hirh will be of In- 1 terest to many thousand readers, the writer! has included 101 Questions and Answers, many of whirl) are illustrated, and it nil answer most of your...  (399 words)
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      Loxit Ful-Vue Rimless This Improved sciev. .ess construction is a real safeguard against Ims wobbling bie&hagc Demonstration at Distributors: Everbright Optical Co. <>l M II 11 II EYESIGHT SPECIALISTS 19, Chulia Street Phone 4435. C- S. CHONG, Dr. of Optometry. F. M. S. RAILWAYS will issue Kx tended Week-end tickets...  (83 words)
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  • REPRISALS LIKELY FOR PARIS AIR RAID [Articles]
    REPRISALS LIKELY FOR PARIS AIR RAID 200 Casualties In French Capital AMERICAN AMBASSADOR HAS A NARROW ESCAPE Schools Hit By Bombs During Intensive Attack RETALIATORY reaction against German towns for yesterday's bombing of Paris was forecast by the Radio Paris announcer in a German broadcast late last night. The announcer...  (765 words)
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  • EYE-WITNESS ACCOUNT [Articles]
    EYE-WITNESS ACCOUNT Bombs Fall In j River Seine New York, June 3. AN eye-witness story of the Paris j bombing cabled to the Columbia i Broadcasting system by its Paris cor- j respondent says that several bombs fell i in the Seine and several others on the right bank of...  (224 words)
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  • Washington Is Shocked [Articles]
    Washington Is Shocked A WASHINGTON msattgi says s that Mr. William Bullitt. the American Ambassador in Paris, had a narrow escape in the air raid. Telephoning President Roosevelt after the raid, he told how a bomb fell within six feet of him while he was lunching, but it failed to...  (224 words)
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  • DUNKIRK OFFENSIVE Paris, June 4. [Articles]
    DUNKIRK OFFENSIVE Paris, June 4. 11 was stated t»ere last night that in the past 24 hours the Germans were attacking the fortified camp of DunKirk from all p;.ints. They were repulsed everywhere on Sunday find yesterday made only sli'/ht progress at the cost of enormous losses. Reuter  (48 words)
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  • R.A.F. IN FRESH ATTACKS [Articles + Illustrations]
    R.A.F. IN FRESH ATTACKS Blows At Dunkirk N.W. Gem oiy London, June 4. IN support of the Allied armies, medium bombers of the R.A.F. made a series of attacks on enemy gun emplacements, roads, railways and troop concentrations in the Dunkirk area throughout Sunday, says an Air Ministry communique. These...  (539 words)
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  • U.S. Navy Air Force [Articles]
    U.S. Navy Air Force Washington, June 3. PIE .Senate has passed the bill authorizing an 11 per cent, increase in the United States ravy righting strength and increasing the navy's air lorce to 4,500 planes.—Reuter. (More planes for Allies—page 5)  (40 words)
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  • IRONSIDE MEETING LOCAL DEFENCE LEADERS [Articles]
    IRONSIDE MEETING LOCAL DEFENCE LEADERS London, June 4. /*»EN. Sir Edmund Ironside, Com-mander-ln-Chief of the Home Forces, is meeting the leaders of local defence (anti-parachute) volunteers to-morrow and on Thursday to explain thoir duties. Gen. Ironside in a statement last night said, "It should b? understood that volunteers are of...  (196 words)
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  • Ports In Enemy Hands Rendered Useless [Articles]
    Ports In Enemy Hands Rendered Useless 887 BRITISH SHIPS AIDED IN EVACUATION OF B.E.F. AN Admiralty communique issued last night, giving* a full account of the evacuation of British, French and Belgian forces from northern France, discloses that 222 British naval vessels and 665 other British vessels took part in...  (832 words)
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  • "End Relations With Reich," Urges Senator [Articles]
    "End Relations With Reich," Urges Senator Washington, June 4. "AS a first move in giving active A aid to the Allies, the United States should sever diplomatic relations with Germany," declared Senator White, Republican member of the Senate foreign relations committee, in an interview to-day. He added: "The Germans are...  (73 words)
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  • WILL ITALY ENTER WAR? [Articles]
    WILL ITALY ENTER WAR? French Nation Is Not Perturbed Paris, June 4. M7ELL-INFORYIED French quarters expn-ss the view that while the possibility of Italy entering the war on Germany's side cannot be ignored, she may not take that decisive step immediately. It is stated that everything I the beliel that...  (375 words)
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      OTHER CABLES in payes 4, 5, 7, 10, 12. 13, 11 und 16. T*'* 1 nnutott J i BRMBE rot bamms pr ovtr*°H* t^m 1 nCCIrr $*a mcrep J Hams are selected for c. oak {or fo(jr houri coM V i he special curing water »nd then complettly cov«t process...  (132 words)
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  • AIR CHIEF SUPPORTS THE WAR FUND [Articles + Illustrations]
    AIR CHIEF SUPPORTS THE WAR FUND Stresses Need For Planes, Tanks, Guns Ships TRIBUTE TO GENEROSITY SHOWN BY MALAYA AN expression of hope that the War Fund may buy "bombrt ers to-day, fighters to-morrow and more bombers the next day is made by Air Vice-Marshal J. T. Babington, Air Offirer...  (333 words)
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  • ALL COMMUNITIES SUPPORT FUND [Articles]
    ALL COMMUNITIES SUPPORT FUND MR. J. Raab. a Polish refugee, has promised to give ten per cent, of the earnings of his business to the War Fund. The sum of S100 has come from the headmistress and staif of thv. Sultan Abu Balcar School in Muar and $150 from the...  (193 words)
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  • QUEEN'S SUNDAY WITH THE PRINCESSES [Articles]
    QUEEN'S SUNDAY WITH THE PRINCESSES U njon. June 4. THE Queen attended a iervlec at Westminster Abbey yesterday evening in aid of the Red Cross. The Queen hau returned earlier from the country where she spent Sunday with Princess Ellzcbeth and Princess Margaret Rose.—neuter.  (44 words)
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    The Earl of Eane, an Iri.-h peer, has died of wounds, reports Peuter from London  (15 words)
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  • AMUSEMENTS [Articles]
    AMUSE M E N TS SINGAFOBI KAHI.Is HOI 1:1 special Dinner ft Dance (informal) H p.m. to Midnight. GAXKH X riltATßb. GtVLANG Hound-up Time in Texas Oklait 7.4 D p.m. gki vi noiiin Cabaret 9 p.m. to Midnight. [1. Lincoln. Sky: HAPPY WOK!. II IDO Circus Open Air Free shuv.,...  (159 words)
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  • War Fund Now $268,789 [Articles]
    War Fund Now $268,789 yHE War Fund started by the Straits Times this morning passed the quarter million dollar mark, the total at the time of going: to press being 5268.789. Donations to the War Fund which have been forwarded to the Penang fund started by the Straits Echo and...  (102 words)
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  • FRENCH BLOW AT GERMANY [Articles]
    FRENCH BLOW AT GERMANY STOP PRESS Violent Attacks On Airfields MOTORIZED UNITS ALSO BOMBED Paris, June 4. O^ e eas ern front large squadrons of our bombers on Sunday night carried out violent bombardment in Germany of several airfields, on which more than 30 tons ■of high explosives was dropped,"...  (261 words)
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  • G.O.C. TO OPEN ART SHOW [Articles]
    G.O.C. TO OPEN ART SHOW JMAJOR-GENERAL L. V. Bond, General Officer Commanding. Malaya, who is no mean artist himself with several fine watercolours to his credit, will open the fourth inter-school art exhibition on Monday at 5 p.m. The exhibition is under the patronag3 of the Friends of Singapore and...  (74 words)
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  • TO-DAY'S DONATIONS [Articles]
    TO-DAY'S DONATIONS s Chan Kang Sui 5,000 Sime. Darby Co., Ltd. 5,000 j F. G. Lundon 1,000 Mrs. lUsa Franket 1,000 Mr. Mrs. David Frankel 1,000 Mrs. Lee Choc-i Guan, M.B.E. 1.000 R. W. McKerrow 1,000 Mr. Mrs. F. S. Gibson 1.000 Fishers Ltd. 1,000 Dato S. Q. Wong 1.000...  (679 words)
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  • Children's Savings For War Fund [Articles + Illustrations]
    Children's Savings For War Fund Betty and Harry Print, the children of Mr. T. W. Prins, of the staff of the Asiatic Petroleum Company, who have contributed their joint savings from the little rewards given to them by their parents from time to time for their good conduct in school,...  (63 words)
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  • NEW HOSPITAL NEEDED FOR INFECTIOUS CASES [Articles]
    NEW HOSPITAL NEEDED FOR INFECTIOUS CASES TOVERNMENT may be urged to build a new hospital for v the accommodation of dangerous and infectious cases in Singapore, it is understood. The need for such a hospital has long been felt and medical circles consider that there is no doubt that it...  (350 words)
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  • MISSING JEWELLERY REPORTED FOUND [Articles]
    MISSING JEWELLERY REPORTED FOUND COON after nine o'clock yesterday morning, the Singapore Detective! Branch received a report from Mr. H North-Hunt, the Registrar-General of Statistics, that $2,100 worth of Jewel- lery was missing from his house in Napier Road. It was thought to have been stolen by a burglar. A...  (66 words)
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  • STUDY OF WAR TAXATION [Articles]
    STUDY OF WAR TAXATION Ratepayers' Assn. Sub-Committee INFORMATION BEING SOUGHT IN INDIA TTHE special sub-committee of tba Singapore Ratepayers' Association investigating the question of income tax, is now waiting for certain information from India belora it submits its report. It is understood that this Information refers to the working of...  (109 words)
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  • MALARIA OUTBREAK IN EAST JOHORE [Articles]
    MALARIA OUTBREAK IN EAST JOHORE (From Our Own Correspondent 1 Johore Bahru, June 3. CEVERAL fresh cares of malaria are *J reporied to have occurred in the Mersing and Kota Tinggi districts during the pasi, twj months. Although some improvement is reported now. there are still over 30 persons in...  (108 words)
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  • COMMUNISTS SENT TO PRISON [Articles]
    COMMUNISTS SENT TO PRISON 'TWO Hainar.ese, Fu Eng Chiong. and 1 Ngiarn Seng Guan. ex-shop assisi- ants, were sentenced to three months' rigorous imprisonment and fined $300 I each, or six months' further Imprisonment, by Mr. J. G. Rappoport. Sin"P.pore third police magistrate, yesterday, for acting: as members of an...  (106 words)
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  • NEW JOHORE OFFICERS [Articles]
    NEW JOHORE OFFICERS Six To Train At Raffles College 'From Our Own Correspondent* Johore Bahru, June 3. PE Johore Government Is sending this year to Raffles College six Etudents to be trained as Malay officers. One student selected is Ungku Mchsim who was educated at the Malay CMllege. Kuala Kangsar....  (112 words)
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  • BRITISH DRIVE TO WIN BACK MARKETS [Articles + Illustrations]
    BRITISH DRIVE TO WIN BACK MARKETS Cotton Board Expert Is Investigating In Malaya HOW COLONIES CAN HELP THE HOME COUNTRY T TNDERTAKING an investigation in Malaya with a view regaining the market which British cotton and rayon textiles possessed in this country before Japanese and Indian mills began their competition,...  (755 words)
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  • PILOTS' ASSOCIATION IN NEW BUILDING [Articles + Illustrations]
    PILOTS' ASSOCIATION IN NEW BUILDING CINGAPORE'S new modern four-storey Pilots' Association office, at the East Wharf, has just been completed at a be officially opened in a fort- cost of about $16,000. It is to night's time. Built next to the old office which is believed to be one of...  (211 words)
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  • ATTORNEY CANNOT CONDUCT CASE [Articles]
    ATTORNEY CANNOT CONDUCT CASE Position When Principal Is In Country THAT an attorney cannot conduct a case so Ion? as the principal was in the country, was the opinion expressed by Mr. Justice Pedlow in the High Court yesterday. The point arose when a suit for S5 000 dairages brought...  (186 words)
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    Dr. William Lovelock. F.T.C.L., gave an interesting lecture to 250 students of the Far Eastern School of Music en Saturday. He is conducting examinations for the Trinity College in the East.  (31 words)
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    There will be a short-wave radio broadcast on "Moral Rearmament" from San Francisco (Treasure Island) over Station KGEI. 9.53 mcs (31.48 m) at 10.05 p.m. local time to-day.  (28 words)
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  • PENANG FUNERAL OF MR CHUNG AH MING [Articles]
    PENANG FUNERAL OF MR CHUNG AH MING From Our Own Correspondent) Penang, June 3. 'THERE was a large gathering at th< funeral of Mr. Chung Ah Mins former Federal Councillor and an outstanding Perak sportsman, of Ipoh whose remains were interred at *hi family burial ground at Mount Erskini to-day....  (97 words)
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  • Chinese Chamber To Be Registered As Company [Articles]
    Chinese Chamber To Be Registered As Company A SPECIAL committee of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce has approved the principle of registration of the Chamber as a limited liability company under the Companies' Ordinance. The Singapore Chamber of Commerce and the Indian Chamber of Commerce are limited liability companies....  (510 words)
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  • PROSTITUTION BEING STUDIED Social Worker [Articles]
    PROSTITUTION BEING STUDIED Social Worker From Rangoon AFTKR considerable expcM'i similar work in Ihe city of Rangoon, Miss Nieoll-Jones, a social worker, is now in Singanore, at the invitation of the Police Department to study the problem of prostitution. It is not known how lon# her work will occupy her...  (198 words)
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  • JOHORE PATRIOTIC FIND DANCE RAISES $400 [Articles]
    JOHORE PATRIOTIC FIND DANCE RAISES $400 A DANCE in aid of the I Patriotic Fund. Johore Bahru District, held at the Royal Johorc International Club on Thursday raised $403.  (29 words)
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  • Maharajah Of Jaipur's Wedding [Articles + Illustrations]
    Maharajah Of Jaipur's Wedding In the Palace at Cooch Behar, Bengal, a beautiful and ancient ceremony was recently enacted uhen the Maharajah of Jaipur was married to the Princess Gayatry Dcvi of Cooch Behar. For two and a half hours according to custom, the Princess •remained in purdah, while Brahmin...  (102 words)
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  • 11-YEAR-OLD CHINESE BOY AFRAID TO GO HOME [Articles]
    11 -YEAR -OLD CHINESE BOY AFRAID TO GO HOME Magistrate Rebukes Parents For Caning Incident "I SPENT the whole night in the school classroom 1 because I was afraid to go home." said Teo Ah Tik. an 11-year-old boy, in the Singapore fifth court yesterday when he alleged that he...  (510 words)
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  • CONSTABLE ACQUITTED [Articles]
    CONSTABLE ACQUITTED Case Concerning Boy's Escape A POLICE constable with 27 years' service, who is due to retire in six weeks' time, Tatan bin Yadi, was charged in the Singapore fifth court yesterday with negligently allowing a 14-year-old boy. Ho Fook < seng, to escape from his custody in Victoria...  (275 words)
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  • How Rivers Are Deviated For Tin Mining [Articles]
    How Rivers Are Deviated For Tin Mining DEVIATING rivers from their original courses is one aspect of tin mining in Malaya which is not generally realized by those not directly engaged in it. Nature is daily being made to bow to man's will. In Perak one river, the Chenderiang, was...  (463 words)
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  • EIGHT MEN CHARGED [Articles]
    EIGHT MEN CHARGED TIGHT Chinese, Niew Hin, Tan Niow Chew, Ng Kin. Kwa Yak Loi, Lim Koi, Tan Chwee Lim, Ang Poh Chua and Tan Ho, were charged In the criminal district court yesterday with being members of an unlawful assembly on May 23 at Seng Kwee Quarry, and. as...  (88 words)
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    The Singapore Municipal Secretary has written to the Singapore Ratepayers' Association stating that it had been decided in future to buy all land required for splaying of «omen of buildings erected at Etreet Junctions. The Association's committee haa considered this satisfactory.  (41 words)
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  • FIVE CHARGED WITH RIOTING [Articles]
    FIVE CHARGED WITH RIOTING $5,000 Damage Alleged I p H A R G E D with rioting on th< premises of the Travancun Trading Company in Syed Alw Road, on Mar. 15, 1940, threi Sikhs and two Southern Indian; claimed trial in the Singapore criminal district court yesterday. AM five...  (360 words)
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  • LARGE REGROUPING OF NAZI ARMY WOULD BE NECESSARY [Articles]
    LARGE REGROUPING OF NAZI ARMY WOULD BE NECESSARY Press Tributes To The "Immortal Fight" Of The British Forces London, June 3. ONLY one phase of the present vast battle has been fought and the main question now is "Where will the next German move be attempted?" writes Reuter's military correspondent....  (1111 words)
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  • Leopold's Surrender Premeditated? [Articles]
    Leopold's Surrender Premeditated? Paris, June 3. SWEARING a solemn oath to remain faithful to M. Pierlot's government and condemning King Leopold, 5.000 Belgian refugees took part in a demonstration ra sympathy with France yesterday. The iriiidren of King Leopold are in France. It is stated that they have not been...  (113 words)
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  • "Pursue Struggle Until Victory" [Articles + Illustrations]
    "Pursue Struggle Until Victory" 4nglo-French Spirit Of Determination London, June 2. T"HE latest declaration of the Supreme War Council, that the Allied governments and peoples are more than ever imphacably resolved to pursue in the closest possible concord their present struggle until complete victory Is achieved, Is a timely expression...  (402 words)
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      Broadcasting TO-DAT nirom VDB UBi mo s (31.20 m.) VUA 6 84 me s SINGAPORE (49 pMS 102fi mcf 9? m): YDB ZHL 1.33 mea '225m. i (19.80 ZHP 9.69 mes .30.96m.) 4.50 p.m. Programme preview; 4.53 pjn. 1.15 p.m. Miscellaneous gramophone re- Tea concert; 5.50 p.m. Variety; 6.20 p.m....  (532 words)
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  • "APPALLING GERMAN LOSSES" WHEN THE FRENCH COUNTER-ATTACKED [Articles + Illustrations]
    "APPALLING GERMAN LOSSES" WHEN THE FRENCH COUNTER-ATTACKED Terrible Spectacle Of Masses Of Enemy Dead WHOLE DIVISION WIPED OUT AT ONE POINT IN N. FRANCE A SPECIAL correspondent of the Havas agency who has 1 just returned to Paris from the Rethel area gives a vivid description of "appalling German losses"...  (598 words)
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  • Duke Of Kent For Portugal [Articles]
    Duke Of Kent For Portugal To Represent Britain At Celebrations London, June 3. 11 WAS REVEALED by the Foreign 'Secretary, Lord Halifax, to-day that the Duke of Kent is to represent the King at Lisbon where a congress is to be held at the end of this month to celebrate...  (181 words)
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  • Ex-Boxing Champion And Wife Detained [Articles]
    Ex-Boxing Champion And Wife Detained London, June 3. lOE Beckett, one time heavyweight boxing champion, and his wife were detained at Southampton to-day under the Defence Regulations. It is understood that the Becketts became connected with the British Union of Fascists before the war. Joe Beckett recently joined the local...  (84 words)
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  • New Nazi Drive Predicted [Articles]
    New Nazi Drive Predicted Rome, June 5. THE Italian Press predicts a great German offensive against the French line along the Somme and Aisne, declaring the attack will be supported by 8,000 planes. "Germany has succeeded in dividing the enemy's forces and now she is preparing to conquer each one...  (56 words)
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  • FRENCH GENERALS DECORATED [Articles]
    FRENCH GENERALS DECORATED Paris, June 3. ON the recommendation of General Weygand, Commander-in-Chief ol the Allied armies. General Blanchard. Commander-in-Chief of the Allied northern armies, has been awarded the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour and General Prioux, whose wise handling of the retreat upon Dunkirk resulted in the...  (70 words)
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  • Nazis Active In South America [Articles]
    Nazis Active In South America New York, June 3. THE New York Times' corres1 pondent at Panama says that the Nazis are attempting a reign of terror and blackmail in Latin American countries, extending the persecutions Hitler has inflicted on Jewish refugees to Norwegians, Danes and national of other countries...  (70 words)
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  • All Gas-Masks To Have New Filters [Articles]
    All Gas-Masks To Have New Filters ALL civilian gas-masks in Britain are to be fitted with an improved filter which will increase their protection against the "smoke" type of gases. This will make the civilian gasmasks as efficient as the sc.'diers gas-mask. The additional filter, called the Contex (container extension),...  (179 words)
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  • UNBRIDLED GERMAN FRIGHTFULNESS [Articles]
    UNBRIDLED GERMAN FRIGHTFULNESS London, June 3. THE German tactics of unbridled frightfulness continue to be the theme of stories of the troops evacuated from Dunkirk. A party of non-commissioned officers who have returned related: "While thousands of us were waiting for ships to take us off last Saturday one of...  (177 words)
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  • Menzies' Message To Reynaud [Articles]
    Menzies' Message To Reynaud THE Australian Prime Minister, Mr. j R. O. Menzies. sent a cable yester- j day to M. Rsynaud, the French Prime i Minister, conveying the Commonwealth's greetings to France. At this hour of danger, all lovers of j freedom have the fullest admiration! for the French...  (105 words)
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  • Chicken Is Casualty In Sussex [Articles]
    Chicken Is Casualty In Sussex Bombing London, June 3. TWO BOMBS were dropped by a 1 plane on Forest Kou, Sussex, early this morning. The bombs fell near a school on the edge of the forest. The only casualty was one chicken. Police and other patrols speedily appeared. Although the...  (81 words)
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  • New A.R.P. Measures For Chungking [Articles]
    New A.R.P. Measures For Chungking Chungldng, June 3. IMPROVEMENTS in air raid precautions had been decided upon by the local authorities. A central office has been established at tho headquarters for air raid relief to superviso all re-:?f activities All offices of the Government have been instructed to prohibit th"lr...  (101 words)
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  • GORT THANKS PEOPLE Of SOUTH-EAST COAST [Articles]
    GORT THANKS PEOPLE Of SOUTH-EAST COAST GENERAL Lord Gort, commander-in-chicf of the B.E.F. who is now back in London, has sent a message to the inhabitants of south-east coast towns expressing his gratitude for tho way in which his troops were received and provided with rations on their return from...  (52 words)
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  • TO-DAY'S SPORTS EVENTS [Articles]
    TO-DAY'S SPORTS EVENTS SOCCER: lir>t division. Malays vs. Manrheslers, stadium; R.A.F. vs. R.A. 9th. Hvy. Regt., Seletar; resrrve division, Chinese vs. S.R.C.. S.R.C.; Hulau Branl vs. Naval I'olico, P. Brani. IENNIS: Singapore championships. BOXINti: Amateur tournament. Happy Worl'.l.  (38 words)
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    • MALAYA CUP SOCCER [Letters]
      MALAYA CUP SOCCER Problems That Face Singapore's Selectors To thr Sports Bdltor. .Straits Times Sir,— Regarding the team to represent Singapore this year :n the forthcoming Malaya Cup matches as uroposed by your sports wrltor in the it-sue of the Straits Times of May 31, I. as a close follower...  (396 words)
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  • MORAVIA BEAT CHINESE BY ODD GOAL [Articles]
    MORAVIA BEAT CHINESE BY ODD GOAL ALTHOUGH en the defensive i< most ol the game. Moravia mac th( most of their opportunities an b( at the Chinese two-cne in a seccr division 'b» soccer inau-h ai, Farn vestrrday. Harry Tan scored both Mora vis c ..is in the second half,...  (56 words)
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  • SNOWY OWL & HARLEQUIN BEST BETS AT IPOH [Articles]
    SNOWY OWL HARLEQUIN BEST BETS AT IPOH Non-Acceptors And Order Of Running For To-morrow SNOWY OWL and Harlequin should be the best bets at Ipoh to-morrow, the second day of the Perak Turf Club's June meeting. A card of eight races will form the afternoon's programme. Double totes will be...  (1435 words)
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  • CIVILIAN TEAM ON FRIDAY [Articles]
    CIVILIAN TEAM ON FRIDAY THE following S.A.F.A. Civilians are invited to attend at Anson Road stadium o i Friday at 5 p.m. p/.cpar."d to play against the Eastern A.A. football team if selected: Abdul Rahman, Aslah, Aziz, Bakri, Hock Senr, Hor Khoon, Lai Chuan, Madon, Soon San, Taib bin Awang,...  (64 words)
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  • WOMEN'S SINGLES FINAL TO-DAY [Articles]
    WOMEN'S SINGLES FINAL TO-DAY Mrs. Pennefather To Meet Mrs. Levien MRS. Warden and S. Abed entered the final round of the mixed doubles event in the Singapore iawn tennis championships \csterday when they decisively beat Mrs. Eber and Yadi in straight sets, 6—4,6—4, 6—l.6—I. The result was in the nature...  (369 words)
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  • SINGAPORE BADMINTON [Articles]
    SINGAPORE BADMINTON ENTRIES for the Singapore Badminton championships are invited from all affiliated clubs for the men's junior singles and doubles and the veterans' singles and doubles. The closing date is June 14.  (33 words)
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  • MAGILL'S HORSES IMPRESS AT MORNING'S TRAINING [Articles]
    MAGILL'S HORSES IMPRESS AT MORNING'S TRAINING (From Our Own Correspondent) Ipoh, June 4. a/Aun.l.'s charges Dinna Forget, Kalo and IVI W itklow Bay and Fox's Yule Call showed good form at this morning's workouts for to-morrow's races. Slow and threequarter pace workouU were the ord;r of the day. All Maglll's...  (295 words)
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  • HIGHLANDERS IN CLOSE GAME AT STADIUM [Articles]
    HIGHLANDERS IN CLOSE GAME AT STADIUM Argylls Take Honours Move To Third Place In Table Argylls 2; Gordons 1. THE Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders continued their run of victories when they beat the Gordon Highlanders by the odd goal in three at the stadium yesterday in a first division league...  (376 words)
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  • HARBOUR BOARD BEAT R.A.O.C. FOUR-ONE [Articles]
    HARBOUR BOARD BEAT R.A.O.C. FOUR-ONE THE victory of the Singapore Harbour Board over the R.A.O.C. in a second division (a) soccer match played on the S.H.B. ground yesterday, wis a victory for the better and more polished forward line. The score was four-en;. There should have been several more goals...  (93 words)
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  • Y.M.C.A. TENNIS [Articles]
    Y.M.C.A. TENNIS WEE ENG LOCK beat A. G. B. PaJcir 6—3,6 —3, 7—5 in an "A" class singles tie in the V.M.C.A. tennis tournament yesterday.  (25 words)
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  • AMATEUR BOXING CHAMPIONASHIPS [Articles]
    AMATEUR BOXING CHAMPIONASHIPS Keen Fighting In Preliminaries DLLNTY of gcod boxing and toe- to-toe fighting were witnessed in the 12 preliminary bouts of the Singapore Amateur Boxing championships which were held at the Happy World Stadium last night. Every one of the contests went the distance, and it war- difficult...  (399 words)
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  • ITALIANS BELIEVE THEY ARE GOING TO WAR [Articles]
    ITALIANS BELIEVE THEY ARE GOING TO WAR Military Doctors Called Up And Nationals Leaving Egypt 1 London, June 3. T is understood that Sir Percy Loraine, British Ambassador in Rome, saw Count Ciano, Italian Foreign Minister, during the week-end but no information is available in London about the result of...  (432 words)
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  • RED CROSS FLAG DAY THROUGHOUT EMPIRE [Articles]
    RED CROSS FLAG DAY THROUGHOUT EMPIRE T HE Queen has sent'T^e/^Var. Luke, chairman of the Flag Day committee of the Lord Mayor's Fund expressing her pleasure at the inaugurn a on of R^ Cross Flag day throughttang'toVn'elpS Wedn6Sday and Over 18,000.000 flags will be on sale.  (46 words)
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  • FRENCH AMBUSH FOR GERMANS [Articles + Illustrations]
    FRENCH AMBUSH FOR GERMANS Two men of a French motorized patrol waiting in ambush in northern France for German patrols.  (20 words)
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  • India's Role If War Extends To Mediterranean Or Middle East [Articles]
    India's Role If War Extends To Mediterranean Or Middle East London, June 3. THE war effort of the Indian Empiie 1 is praised by The Times which, a f ter commenting on the valuable contributions being made by the Indian states to the Allied cause, calls attention to developments in...  (270 words)
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  • H.M.S. NELSON [Articles]
    H.M.S. NELSON London, June 3. THE Ministry of Information in a 1 communique issued this morning states that there is not a vestige of truth In the German report that H.M.S. kelson has been sunk.—Reuter.  (35 words)
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    QIR Stafford Cripps Is still at Athens but it is understood that he will soon continue his Journey to Moscow since It Is expected that the situation will shortly be satisfactorily cleared up.—Reuter.  (33 words)
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  • TOKIO FOREIGN MINISTER'S NEW STATEMENT ON N. I. [Articles]
    TOKIO FOREIGN MINISTER'S NEW STATEMENT ON N. I. "Our Concern Is Not Limited To Maintenance Of Status Quo" 81 D V Tokio, June 1 IAFAJN cannot remain unconcerned at any development J which may change existing conditions in the Netherlands Indies," declared Mr. H. Arita, Japanese Foreign Minister, in a...  (161 words)
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  • 'U. S. IS ITCHING FOR ACTION' [Articles]
    'U. S. IS ITCHING FOR ACTION' Japanese Navy Chiefs Views Tokio, June 3. "THE Government's policy of non-participation in tb« European war remains unchanged, declared the Prime Minister, Admiral Yonai, speaking at a Press conference today. Replying to a question Admiral Yonai said the United States was "apparently Itching for...  (122 words)
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  • Queen Wilhelmina Not Leaving For The N. I. [Articles]
    Queen Wilhelmina Not Leaving For The N. I. London, June 3. IT is learned from official Dutch circles that there is no truth in the rsport put out by the Hamburg radio that Queen Wilhelmina has decided to leave Britain for the Netherlands Indies. No such plan was urged up:n...  (88 words)
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    Kobe, June 3. The Spanish economic mission to Japan headed by Lleut.-Gen. Alberto! C. Girona arrived here this morning i aboard the N.Y.K. liner Hakozakl Maru I —Eastern News. I  (30 words)
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