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The Straits Times, 2 November 1946

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The Straits Times MALAYA'S LEAD/ NG NEWSPAPER ESTABLISHED OVER A CENTURY UiHT PAGES SINGAPORE, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1946. PRICE 10 CENTS

WAVELL VISITS RIOT AREAS [ARTICLE]

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WAVELL VISITS RIOT AREAS Air Tour With Governor Of Bengal CALCUTTA, Friday. XHNCIDENT with the threat of leading Hindu businessmen to stage a general suspension of business in the form of a commercial "lock-out" for ten days, starting on Monday, unless the authorities t;ike stops to end the Muslim-Hindu rioting

Burma To Ship Full Quantity Of Rice [ARTICLE]

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Burma To Ship Full Quantity Of Rice THE Government ot Burmn have sanctioned export of the full quantity of rice orovisionally programmed for 3* vember shipment nearly 32.000 tons. At the October meeting In Sinre of Liaison Officers from South-Eist Asian territories, under the auspices of the Special Commissioner, it

Rebellion In Cambodia [ARTICLE]

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Rebellion In Cambodia BANGKOK, Fri -Reports of a J rifting apain.st French rule In Phnom Penh, capital o.' Cambo- j dia. reached Bangkok today from ttabong, on the Indo-Chine&e border The Ministry o: the Interior announced that outbreaks were .staged ir. Phnom Penh and Kam- Speu by "frc? Cambodians" who

BOMB OUTRAGE: TWO DETAINED [ARTICLE]

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BOMB OUTRAGE: TWO DETAINED ROME, Fri.— Police today seized t*vo suspects for question ng in tho time-bomb explosion which wrecked a wing of the Brit sh Embassy here yesterday. Th P police authorities sad that the suspects were an ItaLan and "a foreigner." The Ital an was seriously injured and

REFUGEES CARRIED FROM SHIP [ARTICLE]

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REFUGEES CARRIED FROM SHIP HAIFA, Friday. BRITISH officials today wers forced to beat six Jewish refugees into submission before carrying them down the gangplank of the schooner, San Dimitrio, for transfer to a British ship bound for Cyprus. The boaiding party, which had to use tear gas and a flre

For The Lord Mayor's Show [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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For The Lord Mayor's Show Ihe Lord Mayor of London's gilded State coach being prepared for its appearance on Nov. 9. in the first full-scale Lord Mayor's show to take place since the war. While it has been out of use. moths nave made inroads into the fabric.

Giant Tin Dredge To Cross Pacific [ARTICLE]

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Giant Tin Dredge To Cross Pacific U7HILE many Malayan tin companies will not be able to get new dredges from manufacturers in the United Kingdom for a long time to come, the Dutch will soon be producing tin on Billiton with a brandnew dredge which will be one of the

Malaya's New G.O.C. Here Next Week [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Malaya 's New G.O.C. Here Next Week LT.-GEN. Alexander Galloway, C'B, CBE, DSO, MC, who is taking over the appointment of G.O.C. Malaya Com mand from Lt.-Ger. Sir Frank Messervy, KBE, CB, DSO, v due to arrive at Kuala Lum pur within the next week. In 1917, after two years'

C.-in-C.'s Visit [ARTICLE]

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C.-in-C.'s Visit The Commander in Chief, British Pacific Fleet, Vice- r';n ral Sir Denis Boyd, flyirhis flag in the cruiser Belfe* wii! vi«i» s ngapore from Nov. 2* <> Dec.

COMMITTEES TO DISCUSS INDIAN PROTEST [ARTICLE]

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COMMITTEES TO DISCUSS INDIAN PROTEST NEW YORK, Friday. AN expected fight between South Africa and India on the floor of the United Nations (General Assembly failed to develop yesterday, when the Assembly President, M. Paul Henri Spaak, announced that both countries had agreed that their dispute over India's complaint that

Navy Watch For Cable Thieves [ARTICLE]

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Navy Watch For Cable Thieves HONG KONG, Fri- Br ti h naval units and harbour police ar c standing by to apprehend the Chlneie junkmen who this morn ng at 3 28 am. disrupted Mie telecommunication cablf> service between Singapore and Hong Kong for the fourth timin the past lew

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U.S. SPEEDING NAZI PEACE PACT [ARTICLE]

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U.S. SPEEDING NAZI PEACE PACT Byrnes Wants Full Time Deputies WASHINGTON, Thursday THE United States Secretary of State, Mr. James F. Byrnes, disclosed at a press conference here today that he will request next month's meeting of the Council of Foreign Minif>rs to appoint special fulltime deputies to study the

LA GUARDIA ON CHINA RELIEF [ARTICLE]

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LA GUARDIA ON CHINA RELIEF Washington, Fri.— The UNRRA Director, Mr. La Guardia, told a news conference here that the "Chinese situation is improving considerably and encouragingly. La Guardia said he does not know whether he will go to China before UNRRA is liquidated. He said the Chinese port and

U.S.-N.E.I. RADIO LINK RESTORED [ARTICLE]

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U.S.-N.E.I. RADIO LINK RESTORED WASHINGTON, Thurs —Direct radio telegraph services between the United States and the Netherlands East Indies, which have been suspended since March 7, 1942. will be resumed tomorrow, the rate for transmission to the East Indie s will be 30 cents per word, aga'nst the pre-war rate

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Shanghai, Fri. Nationalist China observed the 60th birthday anniversary of President Chiang Kai-shek with parades and sports on a huge scale in the principal cities. A.P.

Tokio Tribunal Told Of Jap War Decision [ARTICLE]

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Tokio Tribunal Told Of Jap War Decision TOKIO, Thursday. rE actual decision of Japan's leaders to risk fc. war to achieve domination oi continental East Asia and the Pacific islands was taken in Tokio, beginning the day after Germany attacked Russia ir June 1941, the Interr.a ional Military Tribunal for

Debate On Jap Textile Trade [ARTICLE]

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Debate On Jap Textile Trade LONDON, Thurs.— The Japanese textile industry may be discussed in the House of Commons during the debate on home and overseas trade next Tuesday. When next week's business was being discussed today Mr. S dney Silverman, Labour member for the Nelson division of Lancashire, asked

Hesse Jewel Theft [ARTICLE]

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Hesse Jewel Theft FRANKFURT, Fri. Major David Watson was sentenced to three years' imprisonment and dism.'tal rrom the U.S. Army yesterday on conviction of conspiracy and receiving stolen property In connection with the $1,500,000 H sse crown jewels heft.— A. P.

Court Martial System To Be Reviewed [ARTICLE]

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Court Martial System To Be Reviewed LONDON, Thursday. REPLYING in the House of Commons today to Mr. fcoot, (Lab., Devonport), who asked whether the Government intends to take early action to standarise and overhaul the court martial procedure in all the three Services, the Prime Minister said that a committee

"king" Sued For Rent Arrears [ARTICLE]

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"king" Sued For Rent Arrears London Thurs.— "His ftajesty Wlaclyslaw V. King of Hungary and Poland" wearing long purple robes was ordered by Judge Earengey to remove his crown in Clerkenwell county court today. Under the name G. V. Potocki he had been sued for rent. He claimed the title

MEETINGS BAN IN INDOCHINA [ARTICLE]

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MEETINGS BAN IN INDOCHINA PARIS. Fri— A decree proh:oiting parades, mass meeting public assemblies in the Sai^yn and Cholon areas of Indo-Chma has been issued by the Covii nChinese autonomous governments, according to a Frer.ch ne ws agency dispatch. One hundred and fiftythi^e political prisoners have o >en lreed by

Nobel Prize Award [ARTICLE]

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Nobel Prize Award SIOCKHOLM, Fri— Professor Herman J. Mull.r, 55. worldfamed geneticist of Indiana University, has been announced as the win:ur of the 1946 Nobel Prize for medicin e and physiology. Muller. a native of New Yorx. was awarded the prize for h s work in discovering that biological changes

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RENFREW, Thurs— Th e 2,000--pound German bomb which fell in Renfrew airport during the Clydebank blitz and started t. eking yesterday was still ticking intermittently today. The airport will be closed to aircraft until th e bomb is removed. Reuter.

CHINA 3RD PARTIES WITHDRAW [ARTICLE]

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CHINA 3RD PARTIES WITHDRAW NANKING, Thursday. COMPLETE failure of their %j efforts to reconcile the Government and the Communists was admitted in an official communique this morning by the third party leaders, who stated they were abandoning attempts to reach a settlement and future negotiations must be carried out directly

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MALAYAN EXCHANGE BANKS ASSOCIATION. All members of the above Association wUI be closed for business on Monday. 4th November. 1946, being Hart Raya, Haji. THE HONGKONG SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION have pleasure in announcing the opening of a branch office In TELUK ANSON on Ist November. 1946. All descriptions of banking

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Statement On Civil Liability A Surprise [ARTICLE]

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Statement On Civil Liability A Surprise Governor 'sPromise Recalled THREE months after Mr. George Hall, Secretary of State for the Colonies, had made a statement repudiating civil liability claims by Malayan ex-volun-teers, the Governor of Singapore promised to "go into the matter thoroughly with the Attorney General," Mr. David Mai

NO CIGARETTES [ARTICLE]

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NO CIGARETTES Due to the doc':ers strike which has held up unloading of ships, there will be no distribution of cigarettes on the ration for the week commencing Nov. 4.

One Bullet May Have Killed 2 Men [ARTICLE]

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One Bullet May Have Killed 2 Men THE possibility of one bullet having killed two men was a theory forwarded b> a Japanese doctir w.io was giving evidence yesterday before the Singapore Ctronet during an inquiry into the deaths of the men, Teo Chla Thiam, a Chinese, and Kr*shnan, an

Sunday Church Services [ARTICLE]

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Sunday Church Services Church of England: tft. Andrew's 7, 8. 10.30. 5.30; St. Peter's; 7.'10 9.30. 10.30. 7.30; St. Georges Garrison Church (Tanglin); 7.15, 9 45, 6.3 U. Christ Church: 8, 10.30. 5, 630. Si. Hilda's: 8. 5.30; St. Pauls (Seran^oonK 8: Garrison Church (C 9 I.G.H. Alexandra); 7.15, 11.

EUROPEANS ON ARMS CHARGE [ARTICLE]

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EUROPEANS ON ARMS CHARGE THOMAS Hughson. Andrew An- derson and Stanley James Gilmartin, three Europeans had the charge explained to them on Thursday before Inoho Ahmad bin Ibrahim, the Fourth Police Magistrate, of having a Japanese automatic pistol in their possession without a licence in Singapore on Oct. 29. Hughson

"Ban Toddy And Samsu" [ARTICLE]

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"Ban Toddy And Samsu" THE Government of India has asked that its views be heard before any decision is taken on the question of abolition of the sale of toddy on rubber estates, the Indian Government Representative in Malaya, Mr. S. K. Chettur, told a press conference yesterday. Mr. Chettur

No Permit For Tin Export: Fined $1,000 [ARTICLE]

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No Permit For Tin Export: Fined $1,000 rR attempting to e<pjr: 72 ingots of tin without a licence from Singapore a Chinese. Lim Siew Meng. a partner in the firm of Lam Teck Lee Co.. was fined $1,000 or three months' imprisonment in default, on a summons charge in the

1,500 CHINESE LEAVE S'PORE [ARTICLE]

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1,500 CHINESE LEAVE S'PORE THERE were 1,500 Chinese dock passengers on board the Ho Hong Steamship Company vessel Hong Kheng which laft Singapore on Thursday for Hong Kong. Amoy and Sxatow. The majority of passengers are returning to China after nearly eight years. The Hong Kheng also carried 1.800 tons

RUBBER FIRE IN MALACCA [ARTICLE]

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RUBBER FIRE IN MALACCA From Our Own Correspondent Mala. -a. Friday. FIRE which broke out in a smoke house on Wednesday on Serkam Estate, a European-owned estate, 12 miles from Malacca town, com pletely gutted th? building and destroyed about 6,000 lb of rubber valued at about $2,400. The Malacca

'BEHIND BAMBOO' READ IN WAR CRIMES COURT [ARTICLE]

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'BEHIND BAMBOO' READ IN WAR CRIMES COURT EXTRACTS from "Behind Bam- boo," the inside story of the PoW camps on the Burma-Siam Railway, materials for which at one time or anoth-er reposed In the rools of the camps' attap huts, in tb? bottoms of tins and bamboo containers, under the

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BRITISH STORES DISPOSAL BOARD (SINGAPORE) TENDER NOTICE. BY ORDEK OF THE DIRECTOR OP DISPOSALS. FAR EASTERN AREA (M.0.5.) 1. The British Stores Disposal Board, Singapore, la authorised to receive Tenders for the following Items: Lot No. I— Ramp Cargo Lighter No. H354. beached at Tanjong Rhu. Singapore. Lot No. 2

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DEATH [OBITUARY]

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DEATH Mi Citr OMH nee Mapo WaMB p. Qwe, age 48. btloved vife of Mr I ter Chong pvseti swoy ptacefully r.t c N" 82-2. Bra* Basah I ma OB th- 31sl October 1946. at 8.15 hi left behind besides her beU band 3 sons Johnny, Henr> i n ni

The Straits Times Singapore, Sat., Nov. 2, 1946. The Chinese Say "Quit China" [ARTICLE]

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The Straits Times Singapore, Sat., Nov. 2, 1946. The Chinese Say "Quit China" A noteworthy demonstration against American policy in I China has occurr?d in Malaya in the last few weeks. It began with a telegram from Mr. Tan Kan X-« to Pres dent Truman critic sing the political leadership

SPY SENTENCE [ARTICLE]

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SPY SENTENCE OTTAWA. Wed— ln continuation of the Soviet spy ring cases here, James S. Benning, a 33--year-old former official of the Canadian Munitions Department, was sentenced to five years imprisonment today after his conviction on a charge of communicating secret munitions information to Soviet espionage agents. He was the

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The Pied Piper Of Hamelin (Singapore Version)

Man In The Street

Insurance Unlimited: Shock For Shareholders [LETTER]

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Insurance Unlimited: Shock For Shareholders ONE of the worst messes the Japanese left behind has been caused by their destruction of company registers, an<i many shareholders are not making it easy for secretaries who have lost their records by .'■•hrieking for duplicate share certificates at once and asking to be

"The Hard Way" [LETTER]

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"The Hard Way" AM extremely pleased to see you giving some publicity to the foolishly easy treatment that is being accorded to the Japanese PoWs working in Singapore. The world is. we are told, now at peace and there is therefore no point in comparing the treatment shown to our

Scudai Deaths [LETTER]

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Scudai Deaths A NOTICE outside our village reads: VILLAGE DEAD SLOW. I take it that this sign to army drivers must read: STEP ON IT BOYS— WE'LL SHOW THEM! Th? village near my estate is Scudai, typical of hundreds of others we have in Malaya. Quite recently two large boards

Harping On Honking [LETTER]

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Harping On Honking WITH great interest, and often amusement, each day I read your "Man-in-the-Street" column. Are not the citizens of the Colony rather weary of reading and writing of the misdoings ot that black sheep "The Service man" that is cast upon their select colony? Because I can assure

Motor-Cycle Story [LETTER]

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Motor- Cycle Story IN December, 1941, my motorcycle was requisitioned by the Competent Authority tor Land Transport, for the use of the Army. I was verbally informed that 1 would be paid the sum of $2 per day by the Gove/nm<Hit for hire of the machine. I regret to say

Robinson's Echo [LETTER]

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Robinson's Echo I WAS one of those who fled from Perak during the Japanese invasion. When I arrived in Singapore this place too was in a terrible state of confusion, with the Japanese planes roaring overhead, strafing and dropping bombs as they pleased, and the business area of the town

Colonial University College [ARTICLE]

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Colonial University College [In view of the recommendation now Ik- for.- the Colonial Office to fuse the Medical College and Raflies College in Singapore into a University College, the fol lowing announcement is a significant pointer for Malaya.] THE Secretary of State for the Colonies has now decided, after consideration

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TIGER HEADACHE CURE ENG AUN TONG THE TICER MEDICAL HALL

S.H.B. MAKE NEW OFFER IN DOCK STRIKE [ARTICLE]

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S.H.B. MAKE NEW OFFER IN DOCK STRIKE Wage Increase And Bonus On Output THE Singapore Harbour Board have offered their workers an increase of ten per cent on present flat-rate wages, plus a piece-work bonus for extra output. This is the latest step in the negotiations betwet.. the Singapore Harbour

Test Match Broadcasts [ARTICLE]

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Test Match Broadcasts L>AI)IO Australia will broad- cast "ball to ball descriptions of all Test Matches beI wren Kngland and Australia from Station VLB 8 13.8!) metres 21.60 me s. Broadcasts will be heard between 9. 30 am and 3.30 p.m. Singapore time, which i> noon to 6.00 p.m. (stumps)

EURASIAN ON MURDER CHARGE [ARTICLE]

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EURASIAN ON MURDER CHARGE CHARGES o! murder, attempted murder, and of kidnapping were explained to a 34-year-old Kurasian. Irwin Jones, when he was produced before Mr. L. C. Goh. Second Police Mag strate. yesterday. lie was charged with (1) tie murder of Maurice Fox at 401 Unprr Serangoon Road on

FREE MEAL CENTRE [ARTICLE]

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FREE MEAL CENTRE THE first child- feeding centre where children of pre-sciiool ages will receive a free morning meal will be established in Havelock Roaa by the third week of next month The centr? will be housed in a shed behind the Medical Stores d*pot, near the Chinese Secretariat. By

S'pore Mechanics Strike Ends [ARTICLE]

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S'pore Mechanics Strike Ends THE strike of 3 000 Singapore mechanics ended yes:crday when representatives of the strikers and employers signed an agreement at the Chinese Secretariat. A minimum daily wage cf 50 30 for newly engaged experienced mechanics and an increase ci $180 per day on present salaries for

Buddhist Services For War Dead [ARTICLE]

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Buddhist Services For War Dead COR th e dual purpose oi praying for the dead and helping the poor In China, more than 30 Ch.nese Buddhist temples in Singapore are participating in a combined five-day memor al service at Thian Hock Keng Templf. Telok Ayer Street Singapore, from Nov. 6.

Chinese On Charges Of Bribing Officers [ARTICLE]

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Chinese On Charges Of Bribing Officers THE trial of Lim Cheng Hoe, Kan Kee Fong alias Stephen Kan and Low Kwan, who face ten charges, including two corruption charges of allegedly agreeing to give $200,000 to an Army Captain, began in the Special District Court yesterday before Mr. T. L.

TUCKSHOPS IN K.L. SCHOOLS [ARTICLE]

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TUCKSHOPS IN K.L. SCHOOLS ALMOST all English schools Li Kuala Lumpur have their own tuckshops, each managed by a committee. As no rations have been issued, school children who patronise the tuckshops do not gc-t full benefit as compared to those who frequent public canteens. No canteens have yet been

MAN GUILTY OFCARRYING REVOLVER [ARTICLE]

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MAN GUILTY OFCARRYING REVOLVER I A YOUNG Chinese, Kwek Chin Choi, was convicted of armed robbery and carrying a revolver under the Public Order and Safety Proclamation at the Singapore Assizes yesterday, but sentence was deferred by Mr. Justice Jobling till next Tuesday. Ong Li^ng Tee, complainant, told the court

LOCK MARKED WITH AN "S" [ARTICLE]

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LOCK MARKED WITH AN "S" THE Singapore Police are anxious to get in touch with the owner of a brass padlock which was found among car-stripping tools seized three days ego in connection with the arrest of three Chinese suspects. The lock, which is about four inches long, has the

$10,000 BRANDY CHARGE [ARTICLE]

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$10,000 BRANDY CHARGE A charge of criminal breach or trust involving 203 cases of brandy valued at $10,962, belonging to Naafi, was preferred against a Malay, Othman bin Abdul Bakar, when he was produced before tl Second Police Magistrate, Mr. L. C. Goh, yesterday. Othman claimed trial to the charge.

COMMISSIONERS WANT TOTAL BAN ON RICKSHAWS [ARTICLE]

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COMMISSIONERS WANT TOTAL BAN ON RICKSHAWS "ABSOLUTELY degrading' lnhumanltarian" and above all, "obsolete" were expressions which Singapore Municipal Commissioners used in describing the occupation of rickshdw-puliint at a meeting yesterday when they decided to recommend that the 20-year-old proposal m abolish rickshaws totally shojtd be put Into effect by ,he

THE LATEST BEN LINE STEAMER [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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THE LATEST BEN LINE STEAMER Bencruachan (8000 tons> which has been in service between the United Kingdom, Malaya and the Far East for the past year. The picture was taken in Hong Kong and the famous Peak can be seen in the background.

BEN LINE'S 4 NEW SHIPS [ARTICLE]

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BEN LINE'S 4 NEW SHIPS rUR 16-knot vessels to augment the present fleet of Ben Line steamers plying between the United Kingdom, Malaya and the Far East, are now under construction *n England and ar? expected to be ready for service by the middle of next year. Popular callers at

INDIANS IN SUMATRA TO RETURN [ARTICLE]

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INDIANS IN SUMATRA TO RETURN r'O ships, the Jaiagopal and the Vita, have been diverted to Medan, Sumatra, to repatriate approximately 3,000 Ind ans awaiting transport since the end of the Japanese occupation, it was announced here today by S. K. Chettur, Representative of the Government of India in Malaya.

IMPERSONATION CHARGE [ARTICLE]

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IMPERSONATION CHARGE A CHARGE o: impersonation was explained to three Chinese when they appeared before Mr. K. M. Byrne at the Third Police Court yesterday. It was alleged thf-t they impersonated Municipal servants and demanded $2 25 as fees for replacement of houso number plates at 136 South Bridge Road,

TODAY'S MENU [ARTICLE]

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TODAY'S MENU Today's menu far People's Restaurants in Singapore will as follows: fried noodles with chicken or rabbit and prawns: bean sprouts; koo chye; chyc huay.

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Penang Handling Rates Discussions [ARTICLE]

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Penang Handling Rates Discussions HARBOUR WORKERS ASK FOR MORE TIME From Our Own Correspondent PENANG, Fri. DENANCS 1,700 harbour labourers gathered at an open air meeting yesterday and were addressed by the Deputy Labour Commissioner, Mr. R. W. I. Band, and the Chairman of the Penang Chamber of Commerce, Mr.

GOVERNOR OPENS K.L. RESTAURANT [ARTICLE]

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GOVERNOR OPENS K.L. RESTAURANT From Our Own Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Fri. THE Governor of the Malayan Union, Sir Edward Gent, opened the third People's Restaurant in Kuala Lumpur yesterday. 1 Situated in MountbaUei Road ths restaurant will incorporate many improvements gained from the experience of running other restaurants in the

Justices Of Peace In Malacca [ARTICLE]

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Justices Of Peace In Malacca From Our Own Correspondent. MALACCA, Fri. THE 00/ernor of the Malayan Union has appointed tiie following to be Justices of the Peace for the Settlement of Malacca: Messrs. A. H. C. Allen. David Anderson. P. M. Belns. L. A. Chltty. D B. Coney. V. E.

Birthday Of Gen. Chiang In Malacca [ARTICLE]

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Birthday Of Gen. Chiang In Malacca From Our Own Correspondent MALACCA, Fn. MR. Tai Kwee Sheng, Victm Minister for Overseas Chinese Affairs in the National Government of China, was among the speakers at a mass meeting heid yesterday at the Capitol theatre to celebrate the 60th birthday of Generalissimo Chiang

Compulsory Training In Shanghai [ARTICLE]

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Compulsory Training In Shanghai SHANGHAI, (By Air Mail) WITH Shanghai selected as one of the three the i others are Nanking and Chungking model districts for enforcement of the recent conscription order, it is announced that compulsory military service will be introduced here from January 1, 1947. Shanghai's conscript force

British Cruiser Visits Penang [ARTICLE]

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British Cruiser Visits Penang From Our Own Correspondent. PENANG, Fri. AFTER participating in the scuttling of the Japanese cruiser Takao in the Straits of Malacca, H.M.S. Newfoundland, one of flritains newest light cruisers, is now 111 Penang on a three-day visit The Newfoundland, which Joined Adm. Habey's Uniicd States Third

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the ace he got off to a good start by playing the singleton heart from dummy, and, when East played low, putting in the jack 'on the sound thought that East would not have ducked with the ace). West won and led another spade. South ruffing. Cashing the trump ace

Around The Markets

REACTION TO MR. E. MILLER'S SPEECH [ARTICLE]

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REACTION TO MR. E. MILLER'S SPEECH From Our Own Correspondent LONDON, Friday. THE share market in London reacted immediately— with rubbers in greater demand and shorter supply yesterday morning than for some time to the speech by Mr. Eric Miller at the annual general meeting on Wednesday of Harrisons Crosfield.

Produce Prices [ARTICLE]

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Produce Prices CIAMESE No. 1 rice, which was J available at $9« per viral In Singapore U»t week, has now risen t* SI 16 on account of the prices which local merchant* are paying for rice in Siam under the free market arrangement. Prices In the Singapore market yesterday were:

INDIA READY FOR EXPANDED TRADE [ARTICLE]

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INDIA READY FOR EXPANDED TRADE NEW YORK. Wed— According to Peter Depeterson, manager oi the Calcutta office and director of Messrs. J. Walter Thompson Co., a new and independant India is prepared for a rapid growth of business, including extension of foreign business interests Mr. Depeterson declared that the present

Rubber For Tyres [ARTICLE]

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Rubber For Tyres WASHINGTON. Thurs— The Civilian Production authorised the manufacturers yesterday to increase from 13 to 23 per cent, the amount of natural rubber in small and m~ !i <m size passenger car tyres. —A. P.

Foreign ßuyers Still In The Rubber Market [ARTICLE]

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Foreign ßuyers Still In The Rubber Market SINGAPORE, Friday. j[N the rubber commodity 11 market, sellers were still to hold off and business was done this morning at about a cent above the New York price. Foreign buyers are still in thr market for small lots. In the tin sare

EXCHANGE RATES [ARTICLE]

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EXCHANGE RATES Direct exchange rat^s as tixea oy me Control are: READY RATES SELLING T.TwO.D New York ..47 18 Canada 47- lib Switzerland m 203-1.4 Holland Guilders 125-1 8 N.E.I. 125-18 Swedish Kroner 169-12 Belgium 2068-14 French Francs 5021-12 Hesos S4-7'B Danish Kroner 22C-1 4 BITING Air Mail New York

Along The Singapore Waterfront [ARTICLE]

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Along The Singapore Waterfront SHIPS' positions in Singapore today were: MAIN WHAKr Godown 31-32: Pentakota Godown 33-34: Fort Pitt. G xlown 35: Rimau discharging fuel oil. Godown 38 Karaoara. Oodown 42-43- Samlamu. WEST WHARF Godown i-2: D^iibigshire. Godown 9-10: Glenapp. Godown 11-12: Maiine Leopard. EAST WHARF Godown 44: Cnaion. Godown

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SINGAPORE TIDES TODAY: High water: 4 15 a.m. 6 ft 8 in; 2.57 p.m. 7 ft 6 in. TOMORROW: High water: 5.55 a.m. 6 ft. 7 in: 4.16 p m. 7 ft 2 in. DAY\IC\ iwT&T IVI sramme summary; 8.18 p.m. Your p.m. Theatre organ; 10 00 p.m. B ti.'J.

WRIGHT TAKES 6 FOR 48 [ARTICLE]

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WRIGHT TAKES 6 FOR 48 Victoria Out For 189 MELBOURNE, Friday. AFTER losing their last two batsmen this morning with the addition of nine and their total at 358, M.C.C. had the Victorians all out for 189, Hassett being the only home batsman to make any real resistance. Wright and

Scoreboard: [ARTICLE]

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Scoreboard: M.C.C. IST— INNINGS. Hutton b Johnson 15 Washtvook c Barnett b Johnston 0 Gibtr b Ring 22 Hardstaff lbw b Freer 15 (ompton r Hasaett b Ring J43 Yardley c and b Tribe 70 I.anrrld*e lbw b Tribe Ikin not out SI Voce c and b Johnson 21 B'd'^r

S.C.C. RUGBY XV [ARTICLE]

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S.C.C. RUGBY XV SINGAPORE Cricket Club's rugby team to meet the R.N AS. Sembawang to-mor.ow on the Pcdang at 5.15 pm will be: F. Hutchinscn. D M Seward. D. Redman, F. L. Morris. C M. Quayle: G. S. Taylor. J B Potte-, R. J Maxey. K. N. R. Wilson. D.

JOLLILADS A.U. [ARTICLE]

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JOLLILADS A.U. The following players are selected to play football for the J.A. Unlor. aga nst the Pul&u Brani Water Transport Unit tomonow at Pulau Brani ai 5 p.m. Launch leaves Jardines Steps at 4.30 p.m. Ku'ty. Govlr.db. Somu. Kayambu Ghani. Hamid, Mun'yandi, Salaudln. Sintha. Suppiah. Haron. Reserves: Tarrby. Govinda.

JOHORE CRICKET [ARTICLE]

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JOHORE CRICKET A friendly cricket match was played at Johore Bahru between K°satuan Melayu Johore Bahru and the English College at the school ground on Thunsdty. The school-boys batted first and were all out for 44 and Kesatuan replied with 94 riiiu..

PULAU BRANI SOCCER [ARTICLE]

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PULAU BRANI SOCCER After a fast and thrilling game, vit.'i the on!/ to*l scored lust before the end. 56 W.T.TJ. (R.A.S.C.) beat ths B.S.T. at soccer yesterday. Scorer was Robson.

Untitled [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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israuman aitvaig Langridge through the cover* iv me MMM South Australia-M.CC. match.

ALFSEA Win Cup Match Two Goals To One [ARTICLE]

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ALFSE A Win Cup Match Two Goals To One ALFSEA beat Naval Dockyard by two goals to one in the Victory Cup replay at Jalan Besar Stadium yesterday and are now scheduled to meet R.A.F. (Base HQ.) in the second round of the competition. Though the game rarely brought out

INDIAN TEAM FOR CUP MATCH [ARTICLE]

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INDIAN TEAM FOR CUP MATCH A team to represent the S ngapore Indians against the Singapore Malays to be played tomorrow at the Jalan B.\>ar Stadium will be selected from JiP following: O.M. Anyjllia. Baboo Kadir. A. Razak, K. Loui.' Kartar Singh. SWilliams. S. Narayanasamy. Mohd. Sattor. K.R. Muthiah. T.C.

S.R.C. HOCKEY [ARTICLE]

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S.R.C. HOCKEY O. Westerhcut's team defected S. Moreira's team by 1G points to three in the second round of the S.R.C. se-von-a-side hockey tournament yesterday.

HOCKEY ASSN. MEETING [ARTICLE]

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HOCKEY ASSN. MEETING A GENERAL meeting of tbe Singapore Hockey Association will be held at the Singapore Rerreation Club at 6 p.m. on Friday. Nov. 8. Affiliated Clubs are requestrd to send their representatives. The agenda L> rehabilitation, elections of officebearers, consideration of State fixtures and general.

MELBOURNE CUP ACCEPTORS [ARTICLE]

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MELBOURNE CUP ACCEPTORS MELBOURNE, Nov. I. EAR-OLD Cordale, is the favourite for the two-mile U £10,000 Melbourne Cup to be run on Tuesday. Thirty seven horses have accepted the biggest field for many years and only two short of the record of 39 in 1890. cays an A. P. message.

Admiration For Compton [ARTICLE]

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Admiration For Compton Melbourne, Fri. DENIS Compton's dazzling century for the MCC against Victoria here yesterday has met with great admiration from Australian sports writers. Bill O'Reilly, famous Australian Test howler, writes: "His innings is bound to give great comfort to Hammond. Compton has no further need to worry about

Old Boys Win Eight-Six [ARTICLE]

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Old Boys Win Eight-Six DLAYING In torrential rai- St Andrew's Old Boys succeeded in beating ALFSIGS by eieht points I (goal, penalty) to six <tw> tres> or. Raffles College (jround on Thursday. The army team led Uv peering with a try by Boyer to which the i Old Boys replied

Letter

CHINESE TEAM FOR CUP [LETTER]

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CHINESE TEAM FOR CUP It is a ioicgone coneius.on U tlio Malays will win their lirai, round Victory Cup match against the Indians who posses a very weak team. Thus the Chinese will have to meet th*, Malays in the; «econd round. This will be a most Interesting game to

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