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The Malaya Tribune Vol. XV No. 3d SINGAPORE, MONDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1928 FIVE CENTS, The Malaya Tribune Monday, December 24, 1928.

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Trading in Stamps. [ARTICLE]

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Trading in Stamps. OVERDONE BY SMALL NATIONS. Stable Issues of Britain. (From Our Own Correspondent.) London, November 22. London was the first city in the world to have a penny post, and led the world also in Lhe issue of adhesive postage stamps. Hitherto, there has not been any public

CHINESE RAILWAYS. [ARTICLE]

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CHINESE RAILWAYS. Plans for New Construction Postponed. IMPROVEMENTS FIRST. As a preliminary step towards improving the railway service, Mr. Sun Fo, Minister of Railways, at Nanking, following a series of conferences with his departmental chiefs, announced yesterday that the Ministry of Railways must immediately centralize the administration in order to

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IWET ECZEMA ON CHILOLW In Pimples, Hair Had to Be Cut. Cuticura Healed. "My little girl was troubled with wet eczema. It broke out in pimples behind her ears and on her scalp, and caused her to scratch- The pain was so bad that it kept her awake at night.

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THE NEW CHINA-XX [ARTICLE]

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THE NEW CHINA-XX The Economic Chaos. CAPITAL AND LABOUR. Will Socialism remedy all Social Troubles? (By L. M.—Our Special Correspondent.) [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] The right of the labourer to a fair wage js always acknowledged, as it forms part of the ancient teaching, inherited from the patriarchal ages. What the

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General Chiang Tso-ping, Minister Plenipotentiary to Germany and Austria, was expected to leave for Berlin on December 11 by the "Coblenz" to assume charge of the Legation at the German capital, says a Nanking telegram.

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HARBOUR BOARD. [ARTICLE]

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HARBOUR BOARD. Ships Alongside the Wharve3 or Expected to Arrive. Singapore, December 24. East Wharf (Entrance Gate 1). Htjef 22; Rajula 20. Main Wharf (Entrance Gate 3). City of Bedford 15; Coblenz 13; Pres. Monroe 11; Theseus 8; Glaucus 6. Empire Dock (Entrance Gate 3). Qenaaana 32; Waiotapu 34; Ipoh

CHRISTMAS SERVICES. [ARTICLE]

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CHRISTMAS SERVICES. December 25, 1928. ST. ANDREW'S CATHEDRAL December 24, 5 to 6 p.m. Carols. 6 p.m. Festal Evensong. December 25 Holy Communion at 6:15 to 7:30 a.m. (choral), 9:15 to 11:15 a.iru Matins (choral) with address at 1030 a.m. Children's Gift Service at 5 p.m. Evensong at 6 p.m.

PUBLIC AMUSEMENTS. [ARTICLE]

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PUBLIC AMUSEMENTS. The Apollo. For its programme to-night the Apollo at Geylang will screen the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer feature comedy, "Tin Hats," along with a Reed Howes production, "The High Flyer." In the earlier show, a western drama featuring Bill Patton and entitled A Game Fighter," will be shown. Tomorrow at 3

THE MACDONA PLAYERS. [ARTICLE]

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THE MACDONA PLAYERS. There were two large audiences at the Victoria Theatre on Saturday to see the performances of "You Never Can Tell" (at a matinee) and "Mrs. Warren's Profession" (in the evening) by the Macdona Players. Both plays were thoroughly enjoyed, the uniform ability of the company being greatly

CONTINENTAL CABLES. [ARTICLE]

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CONTINENTAL CABLES. British Aribitrator for Dispute. [Trans-Ocean via Pan-Asia.] Rome, December 22. The Italian industrial workmen agreed to work on Sunday, in order to enable them to have two clear holidays, Monday and Tuesday. Bukarest, December 22. Prince Nicolaus read the King's speech at the opening of the Rumanian Parliament.

FINANCE & COMMERCE. [ARTICLE]

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FINANCE COMMERCE. PRODUCE. Singapore, December 24. Old Siam Rice No. 1 per Koyan $340 Buyers Sellers Old Siam Rice 2 $334 Muntok W. Pepper 97.25 97.25 Old Siam Rice 3 $326 Johore Black Pepper Old Siam Rice 4 $320 Mixed Black Pepper 64.00 New Siam Rice No. 1 per Koyan

SHIPPING NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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SHIPPING NEWS. The P. and O. "Naldera" has left Hong Kong and is expected to arrive at this port at 6 a.m. on Wednesday. She will proceed alongside the S.H. Board's Wharves on arrival. ARRIVALS. Singkel, Dut. 2,025 tons, Capt. Graaf, from Sambas, 24-12; for Sambas, 27-12. Thedeus, Dut. 3,345

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LATEST ADVERTISEMENT? WANTED—At once a Mandor with 30 or 40 Chinese or Javanese tappers for Estate in Singapore. Apply personally at 64, Rochore Canal Road. WANTED—Outdoor Publicity Superintendent, previous experience not essential. Good prospects for an honest and hardworking applicant. Apply in person to Tan Publicity Bureau, No. 49, Robinson

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LATEST ADVERTISEMENTS? GOVERNMENT NOTIFICATION. Tenders will be received at the Colonial Secretary's Office, up to noon of the 4th January, 1929, for the following works:— 1. Construction of cells at Magistrates' Courts; 2. Construction of Sanitary Annexes to the Peons' Quarters at Mackenzie Road; 3. Erection of a new Transit

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SINGAPORE DIARY. To-day, December 24. High Tides.—7.42 a.m., 8.54 p.m. Co., noon. H-key: S.C.C. v. S.R.C, S.C.C. Ecdona Players, "You Never Can Tell," Victoria Theatre, 9.30 p.m To-morrow, December 25. Hijrh Tides.—B.2B a.m., 9.56 p.m. issue of Malaya Tribune." Christmas Day. football: Selangor Chinese v. S.C.F.A., Stadium. Wednesday, December 26.

FORESTRY BONDS. [ARTICLE]

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FORESTRY BONDS. I Bonds are being offered for sale in Malaya just now by New Zealand I Perpetual Forests. Ltd. Are they j or are they not a good investment, I or are they merely a "long shot speculation That is for every j interested individual to decide for I

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A Christmas Service will be held at Wesley Church at 9 a.m. to-morrow. A special offering for cliarity will be taken. —-r The Commandant, S.S.V.F., wishes Officers and other ranks of the force a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. The funeral of the mother of Towkay Gan Sang,

SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. [ARTICLE]

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SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. Second-Lieutenant A. J. B. Carruthers, "A" (M.G.) Company, S.V.C, assumed command of the M.G. section (Eurasians), S.V.C, from December 1. I Mr. P. A. Winter, of the Co-operative Department, has gone to Penang to act for I Mr. R. Boyd as Assistant Director of Cooperation. The latter

Floods in the North. [ARTICLE]

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Floods in the North. UNPLEASANT SURPRISE FOR TRAVELLERS. No Loss of Life Reported (From Our Own Correspondent) Ipoh, December 23 Scores of European and other resirW hurrying to Penang for the holiday had a very disagreeable shock on Satin u when, without the slightest warning a h flood came down

THE INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP. [ARTICLE]

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THE INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP. A Body Which Seeks to Promote Goodwill. We had a reference recently I the International Fellowship, of which Malaya has a branch, and we promised to obtain further details of a movement which appears to be less widely known than it ought to be. Christmas Eve is

NO "TRIBUNE" TO-MORROW. [ARTICLE]

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NO "TRIBUNE" TO-MORROW. There will be no issue of the "Malaya Tribune" to-morrow—Christmas Day. I t The paper will be issued as usual on Wednesday—Boxing Day.

MAILS EXPECTED. [ARTICLE]

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MAILS EXPECTED. From China by s.s. Van Heutsz. due at Singapore this afternoon. From Holland by s.s. Sibajak, due at Singapore on Wednesday morftirig, the 26 f h instant. From China and Japan by s.s. Maldera, due at Singapore at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, the 26th instant.

TIN AND RUBBER. [ARTICLE]

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TIN AND RUBBER. Latest Quotations. RUBBER London:—8 9/16d. New York:—17% cents (G.). Singapore:—29-29% cents. TIN. London:—Spot (no quotation). Singapore:—$ 112.62(150 tons sold)

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KING BUILDING UP STRENGTH. [ARTICLE]

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KING BUILDING UP STRENGTH. progress Still "Very, Very Slow." INCREASED DESIRE FOR NOURISHMENT. The latest Reuter message, summing up the position in regard to the King's illness, states that it is authoritatively learned that nothing ha- occurred to interrupt the King's progress which, however, continues to tv "very, very slow."

SATURDAY'S BULLETINS. [ARTICLE]

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SATURDAY'S BULLETINS. Reuter's Service. London, December 22. "he bulletin at 11.30 a.m. stated that the i- had a fair night, his condition being hanged. 'he bulletin at 8.30 p.m. stated: "The g had a quiet day. There is no change the progress to report. No further ?tin will be issued

SUNDAY'S REPORTS. [ARTICLE]

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SUNDAY'S REPORTS. London, December 23. it "Sun lay .Times" understands that tough the King's progress is slow the tors have strong hopes of being able to .nounce, "on or about Christmas Day," .nat His Majesty is definitely out of danger. The Sunday evening bulletin, issueu at 8.45, states: "The King's

DOCTORS HOPES FULFILLED. [ARTICLE]

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DOCTORS HOPES FULFILLED. British Official Wireless. To-night's bulletin is regarded as favourable. Ii indicates more definitely than the last one or two bulletins that the King's illness is pursuing a course which the doctors hop.d for and anticipated. As long as the progress, however, is slow it can only be

THE LONDON EXPLOSIONS. [ARTICLE]

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THE LONDON EXPLOSIONS. Council Blames Gas Company. Reuter's Service. London, December 22. The Gas Company believes that danger of further explosions in Holoorn has been overcome. Experts have decided not to flood the mains but to insert pressure bags from which the air will be taken gradually. Thus the ras

SALVATION ARMY SPLIT. [ARTICLE]

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SALVATION ARMY SPLIT. Americnns Favour the GeneraPs Sister. Reuter's Service. New York, December 22. The Salvation Army Commander in Am'riea, K-.angeline Booth, accompanied by a Personal staff, has secretly sailed under an name to attend the High Council Sunhury-on-Thames on Januaxy 8. It is understood that the American delegation *M

JUDGE'S RESIGNATION. [ARTICLE]

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JUDGE'S RESIGNATION. Reuter's Service. Berlin, December 22. C O Dr S ns nead tne Leipzig Supreme result of a conference with the »S S f'"' hancell or Mueller and the Minihas insisted that his resig--2*2 effective from April 1 next hut n view of a letter he received from r.

Keeping Up Christmas. [ARTICLE]

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Keeping Up Christmas. QUEEN MARY TELLS US TO "CARRY ON." Huge Crowds Leave London. British Official Wireless. Rugby, December 23. The effect of the King's illness on the Christmas celebrations is known to have been a matter of deep concern to His Majesty and the Queen. It is lgarnt from

HUSH TO THE COUNTRY. [ARTICLE]

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HUSH TO THE COUNTRY. Reuter's Service. London, December 22. The public relief at the improvement in the King's health is manifested by the unprecedented stir on the eve of the Christmas holidays. The rusih to the country reached a climax during the last two days when huge crowds left the

AMERICA'S CHRISTMAS. [ARTICLE]

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AMERICA'S CHRISTMAS. New York, December 22. America is approaching its most sumptuous Christmas in history. Money is circulating like the Nile aflood. Stock Exchange and banking employees share bonuses of over £25,000,000, amounting in many cases to an additional year's salary. The best mince-meat and plum puddings made with brandy

JOY IN PRANCE. [ARTICLE]

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JOY IN PRANCE. Paris, December 22. Large families in France will enjoy a happy Christmas as a result of the bequest of the childless millionaire, M. Cognacq and his wife, setting aside a large sum the interest on which is distributed annually. The Academy has just announced that there are

A GESTURE OF LOYALTY. [ARTICLE]

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A GESTURE OF LOYALTY. Canada Restores Penny Post. Reuter's Service. Ottawa, December 24. Mr. Mackenzie King has sent a message to His Majesty declaring that as an enduring expression of feeling and devotion to His Majesty and of the nearness of relationship of Canada to ail other parts of the

NEW CHURCH DESTROYED. [ARTICLE]

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NEW CHURCH DESTROYED. Big Fire in New York. Reuter's Service. New York, December 22. North River was lighted up by a spectacular fire which gutted the stone church being erected by Mr. J. D. Rockefeller (junior), at a cost of $2,000,000, for the Park Avenue Baptist Church. The Carillon which

HINKLER HONOURED. [ARTICLE]

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HINKLER HONOURED. British Official Wireless. Rugby, December 23. It is announced in a Court Circular that Mr. Herbert Hinkler, the Australian airman, was received yesterday by the Prince of Wales and, on behalf of the King, decorated writh the Air Force Cross. Mr. Hinkler flew from England to Australia in

To-day's Feature. [ARTICLE]

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To-day's Feature. THE NEW CHINA—XX, on page 4.

Progress of China. [ARTICLE]

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Progress of China. AMERICA WITHDRAWING TROOPS. New Duties Fairly Modest. Reuter's Service. London, December 22. Blessing is given* to the Anglo-Chinese Treaty ,by the "Times" in a leader acclaiming the signature as a vindication of the policy Great Britain has consistently pursued since the Washington Conference. It says that compared

U.S. AND REPARATIONS. [ARTICLE]

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U.S. AND REPARATIONS. Leave It to the Experts. Reuter's Service. Washington, December 22. Ft is expected that the British Ambassador will shortly approach the United States Government, on the question of the participation of American experts iri the work of the committee to study the German reparations problem. Although no

PASSENGER RATE CUTS. [ARTICLE]

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PASSENGER RATE CUTS. U. S. Reply to Cunard Line. Reuter's Service. New York, December 23. Following a report of the Cunard line's intention to put the steamer "Caronia" on the New York—Havana service, the Shipping Board has put the steamer "President Roosevelt" on the route of the Ward Line and

EARTHQUAKE IN PHILIPPINES. [ARTICLE]

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EARTHQUAKE IN PHILIPPINES. Tidal Wave Destroys a Whole Town. MANY PEOPLE REPORTED INJURED. Reuter's Service. Manila, December 24. town of Cottabato, on the west coast of Mindanao Island, has been practically destroyed by an earthquake and tidal wave 7no four P e °P le are reported killed and IUJ injured

FUTURE OF INDIA. [ARTICLE]

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FUTURE OF INDIA. Central Committee to Visit England. DOMINION RULE DESIRED. Reuter's Service. Calcutta, December 23. The All Parties Convention, presided over by Mr. Ansari, adopted without opposition a resolution in favour of India's constitutional position being that of a self governing dominion status like Australia and South Africa. COMMISSION

CONSTANTINOPLE PLOT. [ARTICLE]

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CONSTANTINOPLE PLOT. Many People Arrested. Reuter's Service. Constantinople, December 23. Owing to rumours of a secret organisation against the Government, the police arrested a number of persons, mostly of the poorer classes, several of whom were provisionally released but kept under observation. Nine were detained in custody, including two Mohammedan

ALL WELLS POISONED. [ARTICLE]

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ALL WELLS POISONED. Revolt in Asia Minor. Reuter's Service. Basrah, December 23. Serious news has been received of a rebellion led by Dost Mohammed, the tribal leader in Persian Baluchistan. It is stated that troops and two aeroplanes from Kerman chased the pursuing rebels across the Great Desert. Dost is

NEW ARCHBISHOP ILL. [ARTICLE]

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NEW ARCHBISHOP ILL. Reuter's Service. London, December 23. The Archbishop of Canterbury is suffering from an attack of internal inflammation, which will necessitate his remaining in bed for some days" is the statement issued after consultation between Sir Hugh Rigby and the Archbishop of Canterbury's own doctor this afternoon.

MEXICANS AND HOOVER. [ARTICLE]

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MEXICANS AND HOOVER. Reuter's Service. Mexico City, December 22. "Hoover no stop, Long live Sandino," was the slogan of groups of men and women invading the editorial offices of newspapers to protest against Mr. Hoover's proposed visit.

BERLIN GAS EXPLOSIONS. [ARTICLE]

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BERLIN GAS EXPLOSIONS. [Trans-Ocean via Pan-Asia.] Berlin, December 22. Berlin has suffered from gas explosions under the streets similar to London's explosions and flames a metre long arose.

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Sports & Pastimes. HOME LEAGUE RESULTS. [ARTICLE]

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Sports Pastimes. HOME LEAGUE RESULTS. Wednesday Thrash Villa. ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL. Reuter's Service. London, December 22. The results of the Home League matches played to-day are: v ENGLISH LEAGUE.—Div. L A Set-Back for Leeds. Arsenal 3 Burnley 1 Birmingham 5 Leeds 1 Blackburn 2 Cardiff 0 Bolton 5 Leicester 0 Derby

THE LEAGUE TABLES. [ARTICLE]

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THE LEAGUE TABLES. Wednesday's Good Lead. The Following are the llouii? League tuples, including Saturday matches; ENGLISH LEAGUB.—Division L Goals. P. W. L. D. F. A. Pts. The Wednesday 20 13 4 3 41 27 29 Derby 20 12 6 2 49 29 26 Blackburn 21 10 G 5 36

Merrilads v. A.C.S. (Penang) To-day. [ARTICLE]

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Merrilads v. A.C.S. (Penang) To-day. To-day, on the Raffles ground, the Merrilads will meet the Anglo-Chinese School, Penang, and will be represented by the following: Koh Chim Yeat, Tan Tian Peng, T. S. Lim, Yeoh Chiang Bock, Kam Gim Lock, Tan Chwee Teck, Tan Chim Bock, Ong Mah Soh, Kam

Selangor Chinese v. S.C.F.A. To-morrow. [ARTICLE]

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Selangor Chinese v. S.C.F.A. To-morrow. The Selangor Chinese Recreation Club team for the game at the Stadium tomorrow (Christmas Day) will be as follows: K. Ah Keng; Cheng Nam and Kek Boo; Peng Kong, Cheong Beo and Keng Kooi; Lai Moon, Choon Lin, Meow Cheong, Swee Siang and Ah Chee.

N.L.C.B. Defeat O.C.B. [ARTICLE]

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N.L.C.B. Defeat O.C.B. On the Municipal ground, on Saturday the Netherlands India Commercial Bank beat the Oversea Chinese Bank 3—1. The N.I.C.B. are a newly-formed team, having only played three matches thus far. They previously drew with the O.C.A. and lost to the N.T.S. They have an able leader in

A.A.A. v. S.H.B. Head Office. [ARTICLE]

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A.A.A. v. S.H.B. Head Office. The following will represent Amicable Athletic Association against the S.H.B. Head Office on Wednesday, on the S.H.B. ground: Yong Nghee, Meng Chan, Ah Chew, Ah Hwee, Kim Cheng, Thet Siong, Ah Theoh, Ah Kow, Twang Yang, Choo Quee, and Y. C. Song. Reserves:—Kim Teck Boon

H.Y.M.L.U. Draw with C.T.A. [ARTICLE]

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H.Y.M.L.U. Draw with C.T.A. An exciting game was witnessed on the Ceylon Tamils' Association's ground in Balestier Road yesterday, when The H.Y.M.L.U. drew with the C.T.A. 1—1.

S.L.G.C. Events. [ARTICLE]

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S.L.G.C. Events. GOLF. Members of the Sepoy Lines Golf Club are reminded of the Electric Competition which is being held from to-day to January 2, and is open to men and ladies. The men's monthly medal will be competed for on Saturday and Sunday next.

Malacca Mixed Foursomes. [ARTICLE]

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Malacca Mixed Foursomes. The mixed foursomes competition played at the Malacca Golf Club on Thursday last was won easily by Mrs. Glover and the Hon. Mr. B. W. Elles, with the splendid net score of 32, Mrs. Rabjohn and Mr. Oakshott being runners-up with 40%. The prizes were presented, after

SATURDAY'S CUP MATCH. [ARTICLE]

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SATURDAY'S CUP MATCH. Singapore's Exit from the Final. RUGBY FOOTBALL. A THRILLING GAME. (By "Rima.") The weather was kind and the ground in splendid condition when Singapore and the Services m&t in the final of the Southern section of the Malaya Cup competition on Saturday afternoon. A large crowd of

FARLEIGH ROBERTSON TROPHY. [ARTICLE]

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FARLEIGH ROBERTSON TROPHY. Perak Beat Negri Sembilan. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Ipoh, December 22. On a wet and slippery ground, on the Seremban Station Padang, on Saturday, Perak met Negri Sembilan for the Farleigh Robertson Trophy. Perak won by 30 points (5 tries and 3 goals) to nil. Though the

NEW WORLD'S RECORD. [ARTICLE]

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NEW WORLD'S RECORD. Dutch Lady's Success. SWIMMING. Reuter's Service. London, December 23. The Dutch swimmer, Mile Braun, swam 400 metres on a back stroke in six minutes, 16-45 seconds, establishing a new world's record.

LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE. [ARTICLE]

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LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE. A French Champton. BOXING. Reuter's Service. Paris, December 23. In the lightweight championship of Europe, the Frenchman Raphael knocked out the German Czirson in the eleventh round.

A.C.S. (Penang) v. Mayflower. [ARTICLE]

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A.C.S. (Penang) v. Mayflower. BADMINTON. The following will represent the Mayflower B.P. against the AjC.S., Penang, tomorrow, on the former's court in Shrewsbury Road: Singles:—Tan Miang Cheng, Lim Chek Heng and Seah Eng Liat. Doubles:—Lim Chin Lam and Ho Choy Kian, Goh Ah Kow and Chan Chim Lim. Reserves: Neo

Sect Kirn Cheng's B.P. v. S.C.S.A.C. [ARTICLE]

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Sect Kirn Cheng's B.P. v. S.C.S.A.C. A return match between the above sides, played yesterday on the tatter's court, resulted as follows (Sect Kirn Cheng's players mentioned first): Ang Eng Kirn beat Khoo Cheng Van 15—7, 15—7; Ho Eng Kwee beat Cheang Tiong Wah B—ls, 15—6, 15—10; Sect Kirn Cheng

Tan Kirn Song's v. H. and S. L.U. [ARTICLE]

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Tan Kirn Song's v. H. and S. L.U. The games between the above teams did not take place on Saturday, December 22, as previously reported but will be played on Saturday, December 29.

Malacca V. C. Tournament. [ARTICLE]

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Malacca V. C. Tournament. In the handicap singles of the Malacca V.C. Ponnusamy beat Esson, and Noordine beat Somerville. In the mixed doubles handicap Capt. Gething and Mrs. Willmott beat Mrs. Griffin and Major Lermit.

WON BY A POINT! [ARTICLE]

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WON BY A POINT! Singapore Championship. BILLIARDS. An appreciable crowd on Saturday night watched the final tie of the Singapore Billiards Championship between H. K. Laou (Aston Athletic Club) and Ang Chin Tian (Bendemeer Athletic Club) at the Padmore Billiard Hall, Victoria Street. The match was 300 up. In the

INTER-STATE MATCH. [ARTICLE]

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INTER-STATE MATCH. Selangor Swamp Malacca. HOCKEY. On Saturday in showery weather Malacca played Selangor on the M. C. Padang. Shortly after the start Selangor lost for some time the services of Jumeaux, hurt. Early in the game Hewitt, the one time Malacca all-rounder, bur?t through the local defence and scored.

BOWLERS' TRIUMPH. [ARTICLE]

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BOWLERS' TRIUMPH. The Uncertainties of the Game. CRICKET. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Penang, December 22. Some amazing cricket was witnessed on Victoria Green yesterday wbere the Old Xaverians' Association met St. John's Old Boys' Association from Kuala Lumpur. The match, for which were set aside two days, ended in the

Chinese Friendly Match. [ARTICLE]

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Chinese Friendly Match. PING-PONG. A friendly match played on Saturday between Tan Cheng Seah's Party and The Chinese Chin Woo Association was won by the latter 4—3.

TRADE UNION COUNCILS. [ARTICLE]

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TRADE UNION COUNCILS. Lord Melchett's Latest Idea. British Official Wireless. Rugby, December 23. A Trade Union Congress for each industry is the latest idea of Lord Melchett, formerly Sir Alfred Mond, for furthering industrial co-operation. He is inviting workers in the Imperial Chemicals Company to orgnise a trade union consultative

LAWYER'S CLERK CHARGED. [ARTICLE]

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LAWYER'S CLERK CHARGED. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Penang, December 23. In the Police Court to-day Bashir Ahmed Ali, clerk to Mr. J. G. Campbell, the Singapore lawyer, was charged with giving false information to the police in regard to an attempted murder. The case was adjourned to January 0.

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A tea party will be given by the Health and Strength Leaguers' Union at the Telok Ayer Church Social Hall to-morrow at 3.30 p.m., when prizes will be distributed to successful competitors for various events. For attempting to smuggle two packets of chandu into the Colony two French subjects, an

CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS FANCY DRESS DANCE AT ADELPHI HOTEL, DECEMBER 14, 1928. [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS FANCY DRESS DANCE AT ADELPHI HOTEL, DECEMBER 14, 1928. From left: (1) Roman, (2) Alsatian, (3) Nautch Girl, (4) Ladies' Handbag, (5) Mother Goose, (6) Red Indian, (prize winner), (7) Tweedledum, (prize winner), (8) Hindusonia, (9) Early Victorian.

Rescued by 'Planes. [ARTICLE]

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Rescued by 'Planes. BRITISH LEGATION WOMEN AND CHILDREN. Afghan King's Troubles. Reuter's Service. London, December 22 The Afghan Legation declares the general situation in Kabul and the Eastern t)r vinces has much improved. The position of the Government forces is very stromr The rebels have been driven off some 3"

THE RESCUED FOLK. [ARTICLE]

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THE RESCUED FOLK. British Official Wireless. Rucrby, December 23. The women and ehldren from the British Legation at Kabul, who were evaluated by aeroplanes which covered the distance to Peshawar, of 160 miles, in an hour and a half, numbered 20. They included Lady Humphreys, Mrs. Gould and her two

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OUR CROSSWORD PUZZLES. Solution of Number 103. The following 1 is the solution word No. 103, entries for wfti noon to-day. In Thursday". "Malaya tribune" the ressolution with Crossword No. 10 published. ACROSS:—I. Wat; J. is; 11. Retaps; 13. Nibs; 14. Ara; 17. Corban; 19. Emsdp: 22. RT* 23. ii;

Malayans at Home. [ARTICLE]

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Malayans at Home. MANY RUBBER TOYS FOR CHRISTMAS. Malayan Writer for the Films? (Special to the "Malaya Tribune," by Barry Kemis.) < hj stmas is coming, let who will deny it. T n Malaya, one may suppose, stewing in the November mugginess, you are experiencing mary difficulty in realising the

EXCHANGES. [ARTICLE]

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EXCHANGES. British Official Wireless. London, December 23. Paris 124.05 New York 4.85 13/32 Brussels 34.87% Geneva 25.16% Amsterdam 12.08 Milan 92.65 Berlin 20.36 Stockholm 18.11 Copenhagen 18.1S Oslo 18.18 Vienna 34.465 Prague 163.75 Helsingfors 192% Madrid 29.785 Lisbon 109% Athens 375 Bucharest 808 V 2 Rio 5% Buenos Aires 47

EDUCATION IN CHINA. [ARTICLE]

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EDUCATION IN CHINA. Subject to the approval of the State Council, the Central Research Council of Nanking is formulating- an extensive programme for the erection of a number of libraries, museums and various cultural institutions throughout the country. It is understood that the plan provides for the construction, within the

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The rate of issue of Money Orders for India and Ceylon to-day is Rs. 153 equal to $100. The rate of payment of Money Orders from India and Ceylon is Rs. 155 equal to $100.

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