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The Malaya Tribune. EVENING DAILY. 1 AND SHIPPING GAZETTE. t EVENING DAILY. Vol. XII.- -No. 70 SINGAPORE, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 1925 FIVE CENTS. The Malaya Tribune. WEDNESDAY. MARCH 25, 1925

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i i|Mi''i' i"»iiininiiiiiiH*"iiniiiir^ tf THE I MALAYA TRIBUNE j and I SHIPPING GAZETTE j i; ng Newspaper of I British Malaya. published Daily. j T paper that keeps its. Z j fully informed I I UVK A ND INDEPENDENT. iiUMtiwniiriiiniiiiiiiiww""» JL. i 1 (WOMEN'S HOSIERY AT S •tropica- WHITFAWAYS JSmmVX

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fi i'frincffWUMiM ULTRA-VIOLET RATS nrHfrs t i" Jfi |L i are dangerous to eyes. To prevent this 1 danger by wearing Genuine Crookes I Lenses which absorb these Insidious I Riys We make them. I THE EASTERN OPTICAL CO., 15, South Canal Road, Singapore. TtIUtIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII'INIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIMIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIWIfniIIt t:llll«i!liitiili;iiiiniiiiMint||tii t M^ j ssssssai—

UNDER THE JOLLY ROGER! [ARTICLE]

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UNDER THE JOLLY ROGER! Narratives of the High Seas in the Days of the Buccaneers By Nevill Corbette (Author of "Turnpike Tales") V.-Captain Avery Love of a story of pirates and adventure on- the Hiigjh. Seas is not lost with early youth. In this series of arresting stories, Mr. Nevill

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If you could see the Germs in your throat—you would realise why your throat gets sore, and why you are liable to J catch dangerous germ-diseases. I Th^ ab l ov^mi^ 0 t hot o«raph«areofa J iexpcrim-nt made by Dr. Piorkow.ki, the bacteriologist Two glass plates, covered w th a

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Tffiiiii wypr Itched Terribly, y Sleep. Cnfcora H«4 "Small, waterr *R*s. It caused h-ah tif lht t*.l. He looked iernb£ •»<*p whatever. ,tsd h I read an adveni»-^_ "d in a hetl^ healed." foSFfi"*!. Hammond.ae.D^URtV wich, Undon, S. E i 2 Use Cmjcura *„'<«' An., f r \'/-u.., th»r>r<s JMnfe

PAYING CONVICTS [ARTICLE]

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PAYING CONVICTS DAY RATE FOR WORK ON STATE ROADS Cost pf Maintaining State Prisons Reduced Under a State Law passed in 1923, the State Highway Commission of California has paiid convicts a day rate for work on State roads; thereby greatly benefiting the prisoners, substantially reducing the cost of maintaining

Blindness and Deaf-Mutism [ARTICLE]

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Blindness and Deaf-Mutism The Commonwealth Statistician (Mr. Qfras. H. Wickens) has now made available Part IX. of the Census, which girves particulars ,of the (blind people and of the d afmutes in AustoiaMa, In earlier censuses in Australi a attempts were made to gather irrformation concjerning various physical and mental

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I I I I I I !|!lllll"11l™WW""«W'"»""»"««"""««™^ ICook by Gas I I THE THE j j DERBY HOUSEWIFE 1 j Ben. $1.25 «entsl.7s j j per month. jhfj per month. f Suitable Suitable 4 persons. persons. 1 m flas cookers, geysers, and other gas appliances may be HIRED from the

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Backache THE treatment of Backache I>reBenti no difficulties when De Win's Pills are used. Relief is obtained almost instantly and in a few days the trouble is completely cured. Perhaps the experience of Mrs. Grove* itffonls the best proof of the efficacy of the remedy, for hers was a very

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have achieved unique favour with discerning smokers because of their unfailing high quality, and are j smoked in the confident know- ledge that this high standard maintained for 30 years —will never be departed from. SWE ©PRESS VIRGINIA CIGARETTES Mads by hand-One ata time ***** 1 iH 1 1 V

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AMUSEMENTS ■UllMlllMlimiillillllllilillilliMMtHm ft mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmauammmmamßumamm 5 r t»y rO«SH I 4 I DON'T MISS THIS 1 IN ONE NIGHT, IWI |fl DOUGLAS and «Ulil I M JI\JL-f FAIRBANKS I HALF-PRICE TOO!/ AT THE EMPIRE. II I Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th March. In the First Show at 7.15 p.m. P SEE

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AMUSEMENTS 0 From Friday, March 20 to Wednesday, March 25. a Another Excellent Seven-Reel Production j] This time a Picture of Lively, Thrilling and jj Sensational Character g 1 AT THE I ALHAMBRA G I 0 TAN CHENG KEE CO., LTD., Proprietors. g 3 G li p. 2 In the

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AMUSEITO~^ Gaiety Cinema Surina^rkTT Junction AiTfbert and Bemooolen Street*. N **C£trl«A Froß Friday March 20 to Thursday March 26 Wednesday /ii rid c Road C At 7.30 p.m. »o Tuesday |L ■ftl keep youp «BBMB»*" I j £YE open km H&*:>6sHft 11 .1 ME[ W M i Conway learle Clean,

SHIPPING NOTES [ARTICLE]

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SHIPPING NOTES and harbour works at Auckland TV j l V el( ped and improved at a cost Ashing junk which left Shaukiwan A rf" colli*** 1 with another junk near H«* q whilst on the way bo Lyeemun F master immediately jumped) on j u Be, and, shortly after

THE SINGAPORE HARBOUR BOARD [ARTICLE]

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THE SINGAPORE HARBOUR BOARD Ships Alongside the Wharves or Expected to Arrive Singapore, March 25. Number aft-er the ship indicates the E in is abreast of and the word "Gate.' the number of the Gate to enter at. £a&: Wharf (Gate I)—Fuh Wo, East X East End Ea>t V.harf; Elienira.

PRICES OF KEROSENE OIL [ARTICLE]

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PRICES OF KEROSENE OIL Standard Oil Co. Kerosene Devoes Imperial Brilliant pel 2 tins $6.9b Jylvar: Arrow per 2 tins 16.66 Per 2 tins |6.65 Tl S« m 2 drums $6.26 Bensine ■"•J M. tor Gasoline per 2 tins of 8 gallons $7.61' ••"•J Motor Gasoline per gallon without tins

Asiatic Petroleum Co., (S.S.) Limited [ARTICLE]

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Asiatic Petroleum Co., (S.S.) Limited fce fallowing 13 the current retail price» ier n e and Benzine are as follow®: Keropene per two tins $5.80 r, $5.55 S $5.55 ow n «K in Cros, 542 Cr °wn l°-f a Cro-s drums w Sheli M a "i- >» $4.95 aviation Benzine

Untitled [ARTICLE]

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Mr. Sito, the Japanese Minister in untitled to proceed shortly to ;s «liplomatic representative, pendtision of the Japanese Govero«Hc«rU :sh an Embassy there. Hie .will be "Liaison Officer."

SHARE AND PRODUCE [ARTICLE]

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SHARE AND PRODUCE To-day's Quotations RICE Rce, Siam No 1 per Koyan $318 Rice, Siam 2 $310 Rice, Siam 3 $299 R*ce, Saigon 1 n $278 Rice, Saigon 2 $269 Rice, Saigon 3 $256 Rice* Rangoon 1 $278 Rice, Rangoon 2 $269 Rice, Par Boiled No 1 per bag $9.80

RUBBER QUOTATIONS [ARTICLE]

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RUBBER QUOTATIONS Chamber of Commerce Rubber Association Singapore, March 25. Pale Crepe Closing Prices. Buyers Sellers. Spot Latest Loedon Cables quote. London Spot.— Ribbed Smoked Sheet Closing Prices. Buyers Sellers. Spat 69 70 April to Jura? 68 Vz 69 Jury to September 65 65^ Late&t London Cables quote. London Spot.—ls.

Fred Waterhouse Co., Ltd. [ARTICLE]

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Fred Waterhouse Co., Ltd. Singapore, March 25. To-day'g closing rubber quotations are a» Q&der:— New York.—42% cents. London.—ls. B%d. Sii igapore.—69% cents. Tone of Market.—Firm.

PASSENGER LIST [ARTICLE]

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PASSENGER LIST Passengers Arrived Per Soudan from Kobe: Mr. R. D. Macleoti, Mr. D. J. Lynch, Mr. v«t .1 Schilfgaacrde, Mr. A. WildrMje, Mr. de Vries, Mn. A. E. Long, Mr. Katsuma. Per Hector:—Miss D. Abbott, Mr. E. A. Brown, Mrs. Brown, Miss Brown, Master Brown, Mr. C. Gunradi, Mu

Exchange [ARTICLE]

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Exchange Singapore, March 25. On London— Bank 4 months' sight 2s. 4 3j32d Demand 2s 4d Private 3 months' sigbt 2s. 4 9|l6d On India Bank Tel. Transfer 155U On Hongkong— Bank demand draft 2% p.c. dis. On Shanghai— Bank demand draft On Jay Bank Tel. Transfer 139 V 4

Boy Scouts Association [ARTICLE]

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Boy Scouts Association To-morrow, March 26. —Band Practice. Head-quarters 5.15 p.m. Friday, March 27.—Officers and Petrol Leaders Class. Methodist Publishing House, at 8.30 p.m.

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As evidence that the ramifications of Poppy Day are far-reaching, and that British subjects in distant parts keep fresh in mind the debt due to the beneficiaries of Lord Haig's Fund, the following figures for 1923 and 1924 respectively are of interest:—Federated Malay States, £3,562, £5,197; Hongkong and China, £1,007,

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MUBliluM uiii™^ You cannot buy a I I .Better I 4 Lamp than j I SOLE AGENTS: 1 United Engineers Limited (Incorporated in the S.S.) _v._J I ELECTRICAL DEPARTMENT 13, BATTERY ROAD. SINGAPORE. J "Mwitegrs" i

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LATEST ADVERTISEMENTS A eylorese ?ei tlem an ri q:<ires h< ard acd lodging with private family. Te:me to box 999 c/o Malaya Tribune. WASTED a bill collator; salary $10 cath security $2<K) required. Apply personally M.B.E.A. 4 Cecil Street. Indian with some typing experience seeks employment aa General Clerk, Salesman

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THE WEATHER METEOROLOGICAL REPORT (By courtesy of the Government Health Office) Hill Station Records, for the seve7dly7 ending midnight on Saturday, 21st March, 1925. Average Total Total Average daily ci \v* mean evaporation rainfall percentage of Name of Statin Jo? the for the bright (feet above for the week week

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MAILS CLOSE TO-DAY, MARCH 25 Muar and Malacca •Ban Teck Guan 2 p.m. Batu Pahat *Mena 2 p.m. Hongkong, Swatow and Amoy Sarvistan 2 p.mHongkong, Swatow and Amoy Van OOon 2 p.m. Kretay, Kelantan, Bangnara Teliupfin,* Patani, Singora,* La con,* Kohsamui,* Bandon, Langsuan* Chumpon* and Bangkok* Vafiaya 2 pjn. Saiat

Rubber Prospects [ARTICLE]

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Rubber Prospects Major Knox is cle.idedly optimistic abo*i*. rubber prospers in 1926, especially since we are now only in the youthful portion of 1925; but we thank he is very largely justified. Rotter will probably never do abnormal any more; but next year may find a steady, hundred per cent

Ricksha's in Rangoon [ARTICLE]

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Ricksha's in Rangoon The Burma Legislative Council has agreed a resolution providing that no more ricksha's be licensed in Rangoon and that all puHers be licensed and medically examined. The ricksha-puller is no new problem; and it its as ddfficult to kr.ow what to do with him to-day as it

Untitled [ARTICLE]

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Mr. M.F. Buzard, Judicial Adviser to the Siamese Government, is on his way to Lngland. A small rhinoceros was seen in the juntrle t°he 2?th a mile U1 i B ft"*» to-morrow (Thursday) and during the month a wun will be fired at sun daily from Fort Canning Amor4j a

SUPREME COURT [ARTICLE]

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SUPREME COURT Sequel to Collision in Singapore Harbour The case was resumed in the Supreme Court yesterday before the Chief Justice, Sir Walter Shaw in which the owners of the s.s. "Ban Ho Guan" are suing the owners of the s.s. "Glenfalloch" fotr damages caused to the former in a

Optimistic Rubber Expert [ARTICLE]

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Optimistic Rubber Expert (From Our Own Correspondent.) Penang, March 24. by a conditions in 19*<t eneeriuJ The increase m the price of' rubber call' largely be traced to these farHe X WO Per cant outpuT lht t- hft -I$ of rubber restriction wo?d P^lSitvln*i^ Ye T hin to trade prospenty

A Fishing Tragedy [ARTICLE]

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A Fishing Tragedy (From Our Own Correspondent). Penang, Manelh 24. 2? *P*et and the man was drowned. Hs nerJhaw, however, was

Untitled [ARTICLE]

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Mr. W.A. Donaldson, a journalist of many years' Far Eastern experience, chiefly m Hongkong and Shanghai, is on his way Mr. H. E. Stevens, Superintendent of the Singapore Fare Brigade, wfll proceed on none months' leave on Monday, March 30. S A dewberry, the Second Officer, will act for hrm

PORCELAIN [ARTICLE]

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PORCELAIN LATER CERAWC WAto OF CHINA Mr. R. L. Hobson, In{ Book This volume is the mmt t designed to cover the who'e ran nese ceramic history from V times to the pre?e day by Mr. A. L. Heth* Ming wares; it «k h has lately lltiwij the pop, reissue

Mails Expected [ARTICLE]

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Mails Expected From China and Japan by Kdue Singapore 2 p.m. to-day From China and Japan by s.s. due Singapore to-morruw. w From Eump? (London mads March 5) by s. Macedonia, das .3 a.m. to-morrow.

To-day's Quotations [ARTICLE]

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To-day's Quotations BijBfigR Umtnti. i S »'i- i-eT.tr TIN Lueal -*124.75 p» pcuJ 0

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I THE CASEMENT CLOTH I g THAT IS I 1 GUARANTEED FADELESS 1 1 66 S O XLi RXC 99 I r) WE WILL REPLACE IT IF THE COLOUR FADES THROUGH X H WASHING or SUNLIGHT 1 Robinson Co., Ltd., 1 q| (Incorporated in the Straits Settlements) X jjj SINGAPORE.

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WHEN AND WHERE A Singapore Diary To-day, March 25 > High Tides.—10.57 a.m., 11.28 p.m. Lee White Co., Victoria Theatre, 930 p.m. To-morrow, March 26 High Tides.—11J38 a.m., 11.56 pm. California in Port, Tiffin, Raffles Hotel. Lee White Cos Vic. Theatre, 9.30 p.m. Friday, March 27 High Tide. —0.18 pm.

FOREIGN AFFAIRS [ARTICLE]

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FOREIGN AFFAIRS rII \MBERLAIN REPLIES TO HIS CRITICS pull-dress debate in the House of Commons Reuter's Service. London, March 24 tta Boom of Commons replying to katm Mr. Locker-Lampson Government as at present c rtainly intended to ratify the ninaa conventions. London, March 24 debate on the foreign affairs Mr.

CAIRO CRISIS [ARTICLE]

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CAIRO CRISIS ZIWAR PASHA'S LETTER TO KING Election of Zaghlul Described As a Calamity Reuter's Service. Cairo, March 24. Ziwar Pasha in a letter to Fuad regarding his nssignabon mentions that he resigned after thfe elections but His Majesty charged him to form a ministry. He says the proposed disso'uition

The "Red" Donation [ARTICLE]

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The "Red" Donation Reuter's Service. Toronto, March 24. The Citizens Committee, which is distributing relief to unemployed miners at Cape Breton, has refused the donation of $5,000 from the Soviet Trade Union Intertatkxnal on the grounds that its acceptance would be construed as Russian propaganda and would cause a diminution

Japanese Minister to Poland [ARTICLE]

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Japanese Minister to Poland Reuter's Service. Moscow, March 24. Dato, Japanese ex-Minister in Poland, has arrived and taken charge of the Japanese mission pending the appointment of an Anibassador.

Sir C. Hotham Dead [OBITUARY]

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Sir C. Hotham Dead Reuter's Service. London, March 24. The death is arviounced of Sir Charles Hotham, Adlmiral of the Fleet 1903-1913.

SINCLAIR OIL [ARTICLE]

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SINCLAIR OIL CONCESSIONS DECLARED TO BE VOID Return of Deposit to the Company Reuter's Service. Moscow, March 24. During to-day's hearing of the Sinclair oil case, counsel for the Government declared that since the concessionaire's rights had been violated by the Japanese occupation of Sakhalie the concessionadre, being an American

French Finances [ARTICLE]

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French Finances Havas Agency. Paris, March 24. The Senatorial Finance Committee, discussing the Budget, determined the expenditure at 32,496,000,000 francs and the revenue returns at 32,976,000,000, showing a reduction respectively of 2,644,000,000 and 1,209,000,000, compared with the Budget voted by the Chamber. The Committee rejected new taxes which had passed

Australia's New Cruisers [ARTICLE]

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Australia's New Cruisers Reuter's Service. Mefbourner March 24. The Federal Government has ordered two cruisers from Messrs. John Brown and Co, Ltd., of Clydebank, at an approximate cost of £4,250,000. It is estimated that £800,000 will be saved compared with Australian prices. It is proposed to devote the saving to

Tragic War Echo [ARTICLE]

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Tragic War Echo Reuter's Service. New York, March 24. George Furrerton, formerly Professor of Philosophy of the American Universities, who in 1913 was appointed American exchange professor at the Vienna University, to-day committed suicide by hanging. The deceased who Was born in India, was the son of an American missionary,

The Geneva Protocol [ARTICLE]

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The Geneva Protocol Reuter's Service. London, March 24 In the House of Lords the Lord Chancellor opined that the Geneva Protocol had created new offensives and suggested sanctions which might easily lead to war. He thought too little attention had been paid to Mr. Chamberlain's alternative suggestion of regional arrangements

Sir Laurence Guillemard [ARTICLE]

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Sir Laurence Guillemard Reuter's Service. London, March 24. His Majesty the King has approved of the extension of itihi? t>ejm of office of Sir Lauirenoe Guil'temard lUut tlhe exact period of extension (has not yet been definitely settled.

Reparations Ships [ARTICLE]

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Reparations Ships Reuter's Service. London, March 24. Denying the report of the sale of vessels were originally sen to iced to detention only, and condemnation as prizes canrot be obtained, conaequo'tly the shins revert to the Reparations Comm s&KWi.

THE ASSIZES [ARTICLE]

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THE ASSIZES QUEEN'S STREET STABBING AFFRAY Second Accused /Convicted and Sentenced to Death The case was concluded yesterday in the Assize Court in which three Chinese stood changed with the disturbance and shooting at Queemi-strejet on the nighrfc of the 4th of Aprt/Ji last. The special Jury returned a Mardict

Bengal Criminal Law [ARTICLE]

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Bengal Criminal Law Reuter's Service. Delhi, March 24. The Assembly by 72 votes to 41 rejected the Bengal Criminal Law amendment supplementary biM despiti; the Viceroy's recommendation to pass it in its original form, including the three clauses which the Assembly had previously deleted. The Bill goes to the Council

Dutch Treaties [ARTICLE]

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Dutch Treaties Reuter's Service. The Hague, March 24. The Second Chamber has approved of the Treaty of Amity with Turkey and also the trade treaties with Latvia, Esthonia and Canada.

The Sirdar Murder [ARTICLE]

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The Sirdar Murder Reuter's Service. Cairo, March 24. With tflae further arrest to-day in connection with the Sirdar's assassination it opined that it is not unlikely that all tflw alleged participants have now been rounded up.

Untitled [ARTICLE]

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The wedding takes place shortly in Penang of Mr. H. de C. Biton, Senior Assistant Superintendent of Chandu Monopolies, Ipoh, and Mrs. Phyllis Laura Caldwell, who is due out' from home. The forthcoming wedding is announced of Mr. Robert Cecil Wilson, journalist, of the South China Morning Post, to Miss

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jjj The Manufacturers of jjj 1 < E Edison Lampsf bave pleasure ia announcing that they a jjj —O l| lave «ppointed S J THE BORNEO co LTD I Z3B^ggSa— a to be their a i Sole A gents X fur S British Malaya Cj G. E. Edison Lamps are

SPORTS & PASTIMES [ARTICLE]

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SPORTS PASTIMES LAWN TENNIS Alterations to Rules Reuter's Service. London, March 24. The Englishg Lawn Tennis Association's report of the International Federation at a meeting held in Parrs at which sixteen nations were represented including Clarke, (South Africa) and Slave» (Australia), announces that Austria, Ecuador, Hungary, India and Ireland have

S.C.C. Tournament [ARTICLE]

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S.C.C. Tournament There was no play yesterday. To-day's Ties Championship.—(Preliminary) Moss vs. Poyser. Mallmson vs. Palmer. Culler vs. Ziegele. Preston vs. Lt. Bourke. Profession Pairs Col. Haseldine and Major Vyvyan vs. Lee and Baker» Taaffe and Smith vs. Mergler and Mergler, to finish. Snowie and Saxgant vs. Furber and Lowry.

Tanglin Club Tournament [ARTICLE]

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Tanglin Club Tournament To-day's Ties Championship Pairs (Mixed) Miss Hope Falkner and Denham vs. Mrs. Hamilton and Whitley. Ladies Singles. Mrs. Hesta plus 15 vs. Miss Fawcett scr. r«\

GOLF [ARTICLE]

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GOLF Keppel Golf Club Week-end Competitions The March Monthly Medal (Bogey) will be competed for during the week-end 28th and 20th, and the Ladies' Spoon en the Monday following", 30th inst.

BOXING [ARTICLE]

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BOXING Adriano Fights a Draw against Elmo Flores A great ratty by Adriano pulled in the last two rounds of the twelve round combat at the Olympic Stadium, Manila on Mar. 14 earned him a draw decision after the crowd had figured that the fight was all Flores. Elmo started

FOOTBALL [ARTICLE]

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FOOTBALL Scottish League Reuter's Service. London, March 24. In the Scottish League Celt.'c beat Mooton by 2 to 1. Hibernian beat St. Mirren by 2 to nil 1 in the Scottish League. f~\

HOCKEY [ARTICLE]

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HOCKEY Y.M.C.A. vs. R.I. The following will represent the Y.M.C.A. vs. Raffles Institution at Hockey to-morrow on the latter's ground: W. C. Tripp; E. G. Wheatley and D. Damodaram; R. Lyne, D. O'Connell and A. N. Katyal; D. Jackson, R. H. Yorke, H. G. Stack (Capt), C. D. Smith and

CHILD WELFARE SOCIETY [ARTICLE]

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CHILD WELFARE SOCIETY Sixth List of Donors The Entertainment Committee thank the following donors- who have kind y booked seats for the plays to be given by the members of tlhse Hoi Thin Amateur Dramatic Association on April Ist, 2nd and 3rd at the Poh Cheung Choon Theatre HaM, Smith

NEWS FROM JAPAN [ARTICLE]

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NEWS FROM JAPAN (By Courtesy of the Nanyo NichlNichi Shimbunsha.) ToQcio, Maarcli 23. This defoaite on the national budget in the Hou=e of iFeers has now come to a full stop d-esrp te tib; fact that the way had been paved in th>? direction .of mu ual conciliation between the

Untitled [ARTICLE]

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The rate of issue of Money Orders for India and Ceylon to-day ie Ra. 153 equal bo S100. The rate of payment of Money Orders from India and Ceylon u Ra. 158 equal to $100. Mr.»L. Hoefeld, of Measra. Lean and Co., was in good health wher the mail left

LOCAL AMUSEMENTS [ARTICLE]

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LOCAL AMUSEMENTS Pola Negri at the Alhambra The whole world is ringing with the praises of this, the most beautiful 1 at d accomplished actress the screen has yet seen. Po>la Negri wa© (torn in Poland and was destined for a dq cer, but luckily fate stepped in and gave

The High Commissioner at Kuala Lumpur [ARTICLE]

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The High Commissioner at Kuala Lumpur The following had the honour of dining with His Excel.eny the High Commission.r and Lady Guillemard at Govaromeiv. House, Kua a Lumpur, on Saturday, o meet H, E. Vice Admiral Sir A. F. Everett, K.C.M.G.. K.C.VO., C.B. H.H. the Sulian of Perak, K.C.M.G., K.C.V.O.

St. Anthony's Bread [ARTICLE]

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St. Anthony's Bread The annual Tesport of the Association of St. Anthony de Padua, states that there was expend:d for the relief of the poor in Singapore, in 1924, $4,724.84, the receipts, including handsome collections in St. Joseph's Church, and a contr bution by the Bishop of Macao,, amounting to

Untitled [ARTICLE]

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Captain A. Shipwright, of the Penang Harbour Boards returned from Home leave by the Glengarry on Friday accompanied by his bride. Though first described nearly two centuries ago, the pearl of coconuts, or "oocospearli," is an ailmcst unknown rarityv In a voyage to the East Indies 1 Dr. F. W.

COMPANY REPORTS [ARTICLE]

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COMPANY REPORTS Ulu Benut Consolidated Rubber Co. Ltd. The directors report of th? above company is as follows:—Your Directors submit herewith their Report and Statement of Accounts *flar the jieair ended 31st December, 1924. The result for the year Shows a loss of $1,232.81 due almost entirely to reduced crop

The Sze Hai Tong Banking and Insurance Co. Ltd. [ARTICLE]

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The Sze Hai Tong Banking and Insurance Co. Ltd. The directors' report is as follows: Your directors beg to submit herewith a duly audited' statement of the accou ts of the Bank for the y.ar ended 31st December, 1924 The net profit for the year as shown by the profit

Untitled [ARTICLE]

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Mr. H.R. Bull, at one time acting D.P.P., Selangor, and later Registrar oi Companies and Public Assignee, was to-day akHm-ittedl to ithe F.MS. bar before Mn Justice Sproule, at the Kua'.a Lumpur Supreme Count. The marriage of Che Yusop bin Haji Dahait, of the Survey Department, Taiping, brother of Che

St. Paul's Cathedral [ARTICLE]

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St. Paul's Cathedral Previously acknowledged $24,159.38 Cheques should be made out in favour of Saint Panl's Restoration Fund and addressed to Reuters Agent, 11 Collyer Quay, Singapore. E. WALKER. Agent,

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1 TENNIS RACKETS I 1 at 9 i 3 i Half Prices m j 9 i i m a %r Raja Co., 117, North Bridge Road, j J Singapore. *****, •'«"■HiniuiuitiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiii^ f THE REAL GERMAN MANDOLINE FLAT-BACK I $12, $15 $25 each f SEASON Co., Ltd. I I'Jml .Ibli.li:!. i

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Singapore Volunteer Corps To-morrow, March 26, at 4.45 pan. Drill Hall, Officers and N.C.O's Course, 3rd Period. Assembly at Drill Hall to proceed to Siglap Camp. Saturday, March 28, at 2 p.m. Bukii. Timah, S. R. A. (V), Musketry Classification. 2 p.m. Farn t Range, Malay Company, Musketry Clas-sificaton. Sunday,

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SHARE MARKET LATEST PRICES QUOTED IN THE MARKET Messrs. LYALL AND EVATT, Exchange and Share Brokers, issue toe following list of quotations: Singapore, March 25. RUBBER, STERLING SH/RES MAIL QUOTATIONS Issue Value 2s Allagar lU% 2s Anglo-Java 29 20s Anglo-Malay 23*3 20s Ayer Kuning 37j6 20s Batu Caves 151--20s Batu

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TROPICAL AFRICA THE WORLD'S GREATEST POWER STATION France Looking Forward to the Soudan Some problems of tropical Africa were explained in a lecture at the Regent-street Polytechnic in mail week by Mr. W. H. Barker, F.R.G.S. It was no exaggeration, he said, to say that France was looking forward to

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VOLCANOES AND STEAM Not Safety-Valves to the Earth's Interior Volcanoes and Boilers blow up from the same cause—too m/uch steam pressure; volcanoes are not "safety valves" to ths mahen interior of rhe earth, far the earth* interior is not molten; the lakes of boiling lava in volcanic craters are hotter

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Before newspapers are put in the readingroom at Dulwich Library, the cross-word puzzles are blacked out with a heavy pencil, to prevent any one person from keeping a newspaper for more than a reasonable length of time. Last year 3,857 Swiss emigrated, as compared with nearly 8,000 during 1923. The

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PRISON STORIES WHEN IS DENTISTRY NOT WORTH WHILE Interesting Tales Told by Prison Chaplain mere was a very refined, but sad looking doctor art, one prison. A man, who wae under sentence of death, complained of toothache. He asked the doctor if he would take the tooth out for him.

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A NEW GERMICIDE American Discovery of a Compound Now York: The disco vary of a chemical which ka\m all germs in the kidneys ami uriraairy tract and which, while 50 tliirbes more pctenit than canboGtic acid is harmless, to the human system, is announced by the Johns Hopkjna School of

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MARKET PRICES MEAT Beef steak (round) kati 45 iseef stew or curry kati 40 Pork lean kati 64 Pork lean and fat (Ist quality) 54 Mutton Indian kati 80 Mutton Australian kati Fowl kati 6 0 Capons (Locally reared) kati Hens (Locally reared) kati 75 Ducks' each 90 Pigeons, domestic

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A SEA MONSTER Sighted by Ships Crew Off Port Stephens Sydney, February 7.—A gtory that a sea serpent, 60ft. in length, had b:en sighted off IPort Stephens is recorded on the official log of the steamer St. Francois Xavier, owned by the Compagnie Navele d'Oceanie, whiwh (has arrived at Newcastle,

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BANKS THE MERCANTILE BANK OF INDIA, LTD. (Registered in London, under the Companies Acts of 1862 to 1890, em 2nd December 1892.) Authorised Capital £3,000,000 Subscribed Capital £1,800,000 Paid-up Capital £1,050,000 Reserve Fund and Rest £1,407,811 HEAD OFFICE: 15, Grace Church Street, London, E. C. 3. BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Sir

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