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The Malaya Tribune Vol. XV, No. 3C2 SINGAPORE, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1928 FIVE CENTS. The Malaya Tribune Wednesday, Dscember 26, 1928.

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China Letter. [ARTICLE]

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China Letter. NEW CIVIL GOVERNOR FOR KWANGTUNG. Vexed Problem of the Troops. (Special to the "Malaya Tribune.") Canton, December 15. The appointment of a new Civil Governor or Chairman of Provincial Administrative Council in Kwangtung, in the person of General Chan Ming-shu (a favourite nominee of Marshal Chiang Kai-shek), and

HOME MARKET. [ARTICLE]

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HOME MARKET. London, December 21. Manchester Market. lb. Shirtings, fair (new basis) 13s 6d 40's Grey yarns, single twist 18% 6 lb. T. Cloth, fair—24 yards 8s 3d Liverpool Market. Cotton—Fully Middling American 10.57 Egyptian Cotton 19.40 Metals. Tin—Standard 3 months £223.2.6 Produce. Copra, fair merchantable £24.5.0 Black Pepper is

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Correspondence. [ARTICLE]

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Correspondence. COur readers are invited to write to us on subjects of public interest. It must be understood that the "Malaya Tribune" does not necessarily endorse opinions expressed by correspondents. Letters should be as brief as possible, and preferably typewritten. Pen-names may be used, but the k addresses of correspondents

Geophysical Prospecting. [ARTICLE]

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Geophysical Prospecting. (To the Editor, "Malaya Tribune.") Sir, —You have been kind enough to refer to my endeavour to introduce Geophysical Piospecting into Malaya, wihen reprinting u your issue of the 21st inst. an article trom the Explosive Engineer." The description of the method of that American ftrm gives the

Asiatics and the Civil Service. [ARTICLE]

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Asiatics and the Civil Service. (To the Editor, "Malaya Tribune.) Sir, —The intelligent section of educated Asiatics in Malaya are certainly under no mean debt of gratitude to you for your outspoken and just championing of their cause, in your editorial of the 20th inst. No sane thinker, be he

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Our London Letter. [ARTICLE]

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Our London Letter. FAIR PLAY FOR PRINCE OF WALES. Royal Christmas Pudding. (Special to the "Malaya Tribune.") November 29. It would have been some consolation for King George as he lay battling for his life had he been aware of the anxiety with which every phase of his illness was

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HARBOUR BOARD. [ARTICLE]

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HARBOUR BOARD. Ships Alongside the Wharve3 or Expected to Arrive. Singapore, December 26. gast Wharf (Entrance Gate 1). Anhu; and Roggeveen 22; Rajula 20. Main Wharf (Entrance Gate 3). Nahkm IS; City of Bedford 15; Santhia 13; Pres. Monroe 11; Theseus 9; Kei) ng 8; Glaucus 6. Empire Dock (Entrance

PUBLIC AMUSEMENTS. [ARTICLE]

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PUBLIC AMUSEMENTS. Surma Theatre. Three special features figure in the Surma Theatre's Christmas programme to-night. Monty Banks is seen in "Play Safe," his Itftsl thrill comedy, and Hoot Gibson in "A f Heart*,* a comedy-drama of "artern suffragettes who "bossed" the ranch until the cow-punchers called on a tar.dit uang

JAPANESE NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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JAPANESE NEWS. (By courtesy of the Nichi-Nichi Shimbunsha.) Tokyo, December 23. TARIFF WALL OF INDO-CHINA. The high tariff wall of French Indo-China, is shown by the newly drafted cus-K-Tulation, is a heavy blow to Japanese 3. ll 'SSO-JAPANESE TRADE IMPROVING. Russo-Japanese trade relations are de'•'pinp, the figures for Russian exports

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The Malayan Teachers' Association gave mti? 8 e ssftU variety entertainment at ZE***y Hall, Malacca, on the 20th inst., iE rtr patronage of the Hon. Mr. B. W. Jj l;: lent Councillor). There was a appreciative audience. Items special mention were Mr. c songs, "The Satay Man" and v Man,"

Correspondence. [ARTICLE]

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Correspondence. [Our readers are invited to write to us on subjects of public interest. It must be understood that the "Malaya Tribune" does not necessarily endorse opinions expressed by correspondents. Letters should be as brief sj possible, and preferably typewritten. Pen-names may be used, but the names and addresses of

Estate Dressers and Co-operation. [ARTICLE]

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Estate Dressers and Co-operation. (To the Editor, Malaya Tribune.") Sir,—l crave the hospitality of your columns to draw the attention of my colleagues to the necessity of forming a Cooperative Thrift Society on the same lineas those in existence. There are already countless Government and mercantile co-operative societies, but I

SHIPPING NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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SHIPPING NEWS. The M.M. mail steamer "Porthos" is due here from Saigon to-morrow at 6 a.m. and will probably sail on the same day at 4 p.m. for Colombo, Djibouti, Port Said and Marseilles. She will berth at the wharves.

ARRIVALS. [ARTICLE]

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ARRIVALS. Sin Aik Lee, Brit. 69 tons, Capt. Natir, from B. Pahat, 26-12; for B. Pahat 27-12. Hua Tong, Brit. 109 tons, Capt. Whilbys, from Muar, 26-12; for Muar, 27-12. Bulan, Brit. 441 tons, Capt. Andersen, from Penang, 26-12; for Penang, 30-12. Gen. v. Geen, Dut. 665 tons, Capt. Tonne

HEAVY GUN PRACTICE. [ARTICLE]

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HEAVY GUN PRACTICE. A notice to owners and masters of shipping, requiring them to keep their vessels clear of the lange, states that there will be heavy gun practice from Spur Battery on January 4 and from Blakan Mati on. January 9. The international code signal "D" above a large

INSTRUCTIONS TO MARINERS. [ARTICLE]

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INSTRUCTIONS TO MARINERS. The instructions recently published with respect to berthing arrangements in the Inner Roads (which come into force from to-day) have been revised and remain identically the same with the exception of the first two, which now read as follows: (a) Steamers not exceeding 230 feet in length

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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. A Methodist Chapel was dedicated on Pinji estate, Lahat, on Sunday. Mr. R. W. Kendall,

BIG FIRES AT CANTON. [ARTICLE]

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BIG FIRES AT CANTON. Over 140 Houses Destroyed. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Canton City, December 18. Two big conflagrations occurred in Canton City and Honam, the city opposite Canton, on the morning of December 16 and on December 15, destroying over 140 houses. A fire alarm was first raised at

BLAMED THE LADY. [ARTICLE]

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BLAMED THE LADY. Enticement Case at Seremban. Singaram, a store coolie on Paroi estate, was charged before Mr. O. E. Venables, the Seremban Magistrate, on Monday, with enticing away a married woman named Sinnamah, the wife of one Savariar rubbertapper, living at 4V4 mile, Jelebu Road. Sinnamah stated that she

MUNICIPAL COMMISSION. [ARTICLE]

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MUNICIPAL COMMISSION. Motion on Electricity Breakdown. A meeting of the Municipal CommisI sioners will be held on Friday, December 28, at 2.15 p.m. Questions will be put by Mr. J. W. Harries on building and by the Hon. Inche Yunus bin Abdullah on water. The appointment of Municipal Commissioners to

FLOODS IN THE NORTH. [ARTICLE]

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FLOODS IN THE NORTH. Main Road Still Cut Off. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Ipoh, December 24. Main road traffic in Perak and Penang is still cut off by the floods. The Enggor jontoon bridge cannot be replaced for some days more. The Perak river is subsiding. In South Ipoh the

CHIEF JUSTICE PRAISED. [ARTICLE]

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CHIEF JUSTICE PRAISED. Asiatics and Sir Henry Gompertz. The Asiatic Community of Selangor entertained Sir Henry Gompertz, the Chief Justice, at a farewell dinner on Saturday at the Station Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. There was a fully representative gathering. The Hon. Mr. Wong Yik Tau who presided, in a short speech

Malayan Personalities-33. [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Malayan Personalities-33. By the "Malaya Tribune" Artist. Hon. Mr. Palgrave Simpson, M.L.C. Born May 20, 1881. Educated at Shrewsbury. Arrived in the Colony 1907, and admitted Advocate and Solicitor on October 17, 1907; practised till end of 1910, associated with Messrs. Drew and Napier, after which he joined as partner

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SINGAPORE DIARY. To-day, 26. gtgb Tides.— ».13 a.m. f 10.50 p.m. -langor Chinese v. Singapore Malay» uv) S.CC v. Welch. To-morrow, December 27. 6UJ7 rn., 11.38 p.m. Mission Hospital Entertamm« y m u Players, Getting Married," Vic- Theatre, 9.30 pjn. Friday, December 28. I, -10.42 a,m. w ,i\ Trading meeting,

DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES [ARTICLE]

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DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES Births, Marriages and Deaths. ENGAGEMENT. The engagement is announced of Mr. Lee Sam Choon, second son of the late Mr. Lee Cheong Yin and Mrs. Lee Cheong Yin of 115, Tranquerah Road, Malacca, and Miss Soh Hong Geok, fifth daughter of t he late Mr. and Mrs. Soh

MALAYAN INVESTMENTS. [ARTICLE]

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MALAYAN INVESTMENTS. "How to invest my savings, if any?" That is the problem that confronts many a man in Malaya. "Safety first!" is a sound motto, and many there are who wish earnestly that they had ever borne it in mind. But there is always the temptation to go for

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A branch office of the Labour Department has been opened in Kuala Lipis, Mr. Gopal Iyer being in charge of it. From the "Pinang Gazette" comes the ever useful "Straits Sheet Almanac." The Singapore Casket Co. send a very artistic calendar. The Registrar of the Supreme Court, F.M.S., and the

SOCIAL AND PERSONAL [ARTICLE]

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SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Dr. Dunlop, of Seremban, has been t» B ferred to Mentakab, Pahan- Lieut. J. J. McMichael has been h. ■erred to the S.S.V.F. Reserve 0 f Om^rT' The Rev. G. V. Summers sad M mers, of Seremban, have left for Pr»3u Hill. Tas(. ra Mr. J. E.

THEIR MAJESTIES AND THE EX-SERVICE MEN. [ARTICLE]

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THEIR MAJESTIES AND THE EX-SERVICE MEN. The following message h by the Ex-Services Association ol from Her Majesty the Queen: "I know thrt the King the Can* he is Patron- n-Chief of the 1 wish God-speed to its work. v. 1929 will bring all happiness and y, to its members

MAIL EXPECTED. [ARTICLE]

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MAIL EXPECTED. From China and Japan by s.s. ln<Ju? H* ra due at Singapore to-morrow.

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THE KING SLOWLY IMPROVING. [ARTICLE]

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THE KING SLOWLY IMPROVING. Only One Bulletin Each Day. pi KE OF GLOUCESTER AT HOME. Reuter's Service. Two new facts arouse hope that His Majesty has passed the crisis in protracted illness and is on the w av t« a steady recovery. For the first time there is a record

DISTRESSED MINERS. [ARTICLE]

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DISTRESSED MINERS. Prince's Christmas Appeal. Reuter's Service. London, December 25. §J*n*st appeal on behalf of the Lord [> fund for the relief of the distress an-as was broadcast by the Prince H a s from London this evening. He a m<j that not onl y were a Q uarter 1

Pioneer of Robber. [OBITUARY]

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Pioneer of Robber. Reuter's Service. MAN WHO SENT SEEDS TO SINGAPORE. Death of Sir. W. T. Dyer. [Rooter's Service,] London, December 24. The death has occurred of Sir William Thiselton-Dyer, the research worker. Sir William laid the foundation of the rubber industry in the East Indies by sending to Singapore

AMERICA AGREES. [ARTICLE]

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AMERICA AGREES. Experts to Join Committee on Reparations. Reuter's Service. Washington, December 24. The Government have assented to the appointment of American experts to serve on the Committee on German Reparations on the understanding that the American representatives will be chosen and appointed by the Allied and German Governments. This

ISOLATED THREE DAYS. [ARTICLE]

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ISOLATED THREE DAYS. British Legation at Kabul. Reuter's Service. London, December 24. The Afghan Legation in London received a telegram this morning from Kabul stating that the Khugavri, tribesmen of the Eastern Province of Jeialabad, have submitted to the Afghan Government, and another tribe has also come to the assist,

PAIN DECREASED. [ARTICLE]

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PAIN DECREASED. Archbishop of Canterbury. Reuter's Service. London, Decern ncr t*. The Archbishop of Canterbury has had some sleep. The pain has decreased and the inflammation, which is in the region of the liver, appears to be subsiding. London, December 25. The Archbishop of Canterbury spent a trood night. The

TROTSKY TO RETURN? [ARTICLE]

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TROTSKY TO RETURN? Reuter's Service. Berlin, December Z4. A message from Moscow states that Stalin has allowed Trotsky to be sent to south Russia to recover from Malaria. This is interpreted by Russian Communist circles here as an attempt at reconciliation with Trotsky, who has so far rejected all overtures.

To-day's Features. [ARTICLE]

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To-day's Features. CHINA LETTER, on page 2. OUR LONDON LETTER, on page 4.

MALAYA, CEYLON AND JAVA. [ARTICLE]

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MALAYA, CEYLON AND JAVA. Mr. Ormsby-Gore Draws a Comparison. WHERE JAVA SCORES. Below are extracts from a paper read by the Rt. Hon. Mr. Ormsby-Gore at the Royal Colonial Institute, in connection with the systems of tropical agriculture adopted in Malaya, Ceylon, and Java. Mr, Ormsby-Gore's comparison is unfavourable to

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Sports & Pastimes. HOME LEAGUE RESULTS. [ARTICLE]

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Sports Pastimes. HOME LEAGUE RESULTS. Christmas Engagements. ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL. Reuter's Service. London, December 25. The following are the results of matches played on Christmas Day— FIRST DIVISION. Portsmouth Beat the Villa. Birmingham 0, Bolton 2. Blackburn R. 5, Arsenal 2. Burnley 3, Liverpool 2. Bury 3, Leicester L Everton 0,

AN ALL-CHINESE GAME. [ARTICLE]

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AN ALL-CHINESE GAME. Selangor Beaten by the Straits. The Straits Chinese F. A. had a fairly easy task when they met the Selangor Chinese at the Stadium yesterday. After a goalless draw at the end of the first half, the home team put more vigour into their attacks and netted

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

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A.C.S. (Penang) v. Merrilads. A keenly contested game took place on the Raffles ground on Monday when the Penang Anglo-Chinese School team drew one-all with the Merrilads F. C.

Selangor Chinese v. Malays To-day. [ARTICLE]

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Selangor Chinese v. Malays To-day. A reminder is given of to-day's game at the Stadium between the Selangor Chinese Recreation Club and the Malays. A general meeting of the Straits Indian Football Club will be held at the premises, 8, Cuff Road, at 7 p.m. to-day.

The Penalty Kick. [ARTICLE]

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The Penalty Kick. (To the Editor, "Malaya Tribune.) Sir,—I shall be much obliged if you will kindly enlighten me on the following point as regards soccer rules, through your popular journal: If a penalty kick is awarded, is it against the rules for another man, other than the goalie, to

FORWARDS WEAK. [ARTICLE]

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FORWARDS WEAK. S.C.C. and S.R.C. Draw. HOCKEY. Monday's game between the Padang clubs resulted in a draw of one-all. The sides were not at full strength but appeared to be well matched and the result accurately indicates the evenness of the play. The S.C.C. <»ot their goal early in the

KAJANG v. MALACCA. [ARTICLE]

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KAJANG v. MALACCA. Malacca Again Beaten. Om Sunday, on a ground hardly fit for hockey, Malacca entertained Kajang. After Crosse and Fisher had checked several menacing raids Shelton Palmer netted for the visitors from a pass by Martin. The visiting forwards-, who combined well, would have added more goals but

S.C.C. v. 2nd Welch. [ARTICLE]

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S.C.C. v. 2nd Welch. The following will represent the S.C.C. against the 2nd Welch Regt. on the Padang to-day:—Mills; Day Dewdney, Cox; Ablitt, B. Brooke, Gotch; Addis, Paul Buschow, Palmer, Wigglesworth, Murphy.

Kuala Pilah Tournament [ARTICLE]

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Kuala Pilah Tournament BILLIARDS. The following are the results to date of the competition being played at the Kuala Pilah Club: 1st Round.—Frodsham (plus 10) beat Pearce (scr), Gadsdon —100) beat Wilson (plus 20), Purves —40) beat Ludgater —4(0), w.o., Sansom (scr) beat H. H. the Yam Tuan (—50), Caulfield

The Prince and the Pro. [ARTICLE]

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The Prince and the Pro. GOLF. The Prince of Wales is intensely fond of golf, &nd Fred Leach, of the Royal Wimbledon Club, is often spoken of as "the Prince's professional" because the Prince frequently engages Leach to coach him. One evening this last summer the Prince came late, alone,

Horlickians v. Youths' B.P. [ARTICLE]

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Horlickians v. Youths' B.P. BADMINTON. A match between the Horlickians (Junior) and the Youths' B.P will be played on the former's court to-day in four singles and one doubles. The following will represent the Horlickians-— Singles.—Tan Soo Chye, Gan Hock Kee, Tan Boon Khiang and Yeo Guan Swee Doubles.—Khoo Poh

Bahau Tournament. [ARTICLE]

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Bahau Tournament. LAWN TENNIS. The following is the revised draw for the handicap competition being played at the Bahau Club: Winterton and Higgins (—l5) v. Ware and Osland-Jones (scr). and e s a r a t^ d sc M r) S Dult in (-?5 d PearCe 15> V Gray and

CONTINENTAL CABLES. [ARTICLE]

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CONTINENTAL CABLES. Angto-German Relations. [Trans-Ocean via Pan-Asia London, December 24. London reports an attempt by a number of leading Parliamentarians to free a nonparty Anglo-German c mmittee on the asa of the extant Anglo-French committee for the safeguarding and bettering <, German relations. It is coaeidered that "the approaching final

ALLEGED FALSE EVIDENCE. [ARTICLE]

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ALLEGED FALSE EVIDENCE. Judgment Postponed. The case in which a Chinese named Osg Guan Suah is charged with making a fshe statement to the effect that inspect >r Judge snd P.C. 112, attached to the Pays Lebar Division, received an illegal gratification ef $30 in order to allow a wayang

RIOTING AT SAN JUAN. [ARTICLE]

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RIOTING AT SAN JUAN. Cavalry Called Out. Reuter's Service. San Juan, Argentina, December -4A split in the Argentine Radical F«JJ between the followers of President ri^J e J and the so-called "Conservation!sts"r in rioting and shooting. Five oi tfu monstrators were killed an I wounded. The cavalry were called outano

SWEDISH HOTEL FIRE. [ARTICLE]

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SWEDISH HOTEL FIRE. Five Women and a Child Burnt to Death. Reuter's Service. Stockholm. Dec Five women and a child were i» in a fire which destroyed a Tidaholm.

FRENCH WORKMEN KILLED. [ARTICLE]

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FRENCH WORKMEN KILLED. Reuter's Service. Saumur, Franco, Dec Seven workmen were killed and seriously injured in the collapse reinforced concrete hangar, square.

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MALACCA'S CHINESE M.L.C. tf r Cheng Lock Asked to Stand Again. nublic meeting of the Asiatic comr nf Malacca was held on Saturday o->n tne chinese Chamber of Com*^tern Bunga Raya, under the auspices of Chinese British Association and c fV; n ese Chamber of Commerce. Mr. th€ goo Hock

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1 SHANKS I SANITARY EARTHENWARE AND FITTINGS jjj Cj OBTAINABLE AT: ffi S ONG BOON TAT Co,, X No. 102, ROBINSON ROAD, SINGAPORE. g IDewarS: I |t£S£j| Jest scotch WhisJ X ll Of CatAl ASt4|ll ml X NtarartSofe Ml I D 'r^ II J I g Christmas time is the

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I QUALITY should be your first con- jf J sideration. PRICE your second. 1 1 Both will be right, if you ask for:— I g Sole Agents: S I JOHN LITTLE CO., LTD. jjj jjj (Incorporated in England.) FJ; 1 SINGAPORE, PENANG AND KUALA LUMPUR. X I BRITISH LAGER BEER

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MUNICIPAL ACTION. The Jalan Besar Recreation Ground. Committee No. 6 of the Singapore Municipal Commissioners at a meeting on December 18 took action as follows. Accepted the lowest tender, that of Messrs. McAlister and Co., Ltd., (Glover's), for the supply of 15,600 yards of E. H. P. Cable for the

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KUALA PILAH-BAHAU D.P.A. New Chairman and Secretary Elected. A meeting of the Kuala Pilah-Bahau District Planters' Association was held at the Kuala Pilah Club on Friday last, when Mr. K. P. Reynolds presided. The labour rates were fully discussed and after various opinions had been expressed it was resolved that,

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STRAITS VOLUNTEERS. Commandant's Message. The Commandant thanks all Officers, N. C. O's and efficient Volunteers for their loyal support and hard work during the past training season. The Commandant also requests all Volunteers to be punctilious in answering post cards re Camps, training, etc., during the coming year, as this

POPPY DAY. [ARTICLE]

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POPPY DAY. Johore Collection Exceeds Last Year's. Mrs. Draper, the organiser, reports the results of the Johore Poppy Day collection as follow: c. Muar 3,508.10 Johore Bahru 1,454.90 Segamat 1,330.00 Batu Pahat 1,166.00 Kota Tinggi 495.50 Rengam 351.00 Gunong Pulai 235.06 Tebrau and Mt. Austin 198.00 Kluang 160.00 Plentong 115.00

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Amusements, I. A VEBY MERRY X MAS »0 OUR PATRONS! S ffl WE ABE PRESENTING FOR TBBEE NIGHTS FROM MONDAY, DECEMBER 24. X H A Particularly Lively and Entertaining Programme for the Festive Season Cj g AT THE X I In the Second Show, at 9.15 p.m. jjj A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

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I THE S.S. POLICE BAND j S WILL PLAY AT THE LAND SPORTS AT I The Stadium at 5.15 p.m. on Tuesday, January l I INEW BRAND STRINGS FOR I FRETTED INSTRUMENTS. For Violin get:— SEMPER PRIMUS AMPBION. j ARMADILLO PANTHER. ELITE IBEX. J AT INTRODUCTORY PRICE. NANG HENG Co.,

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j IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT. f I THE BORNEO COMPANY, Ltßu j have been appointed SOLE AGENTS in MALAYA for I the following firms of ELECTRIC Engineers and Manufacturers:— g ?The British lhomson-Houston Co., Ltd,, jjj RUGBY, ENGLAND. S I IXhe International General Electric Co., jjj NEW YORK, U. S. A. S

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Woe Perfect Mealtime Drink Give your children thisi wholesome drink WHAT do your chil-. dren drink at meal-J times? M Coffee and tea, you know,] contain caffein and tannin, 1 Drugs injurious to the J heart, to nerves and to di-I gestion. Habit forming andj j harmful! j Instant Postum

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PUBLIC NOTICES. NOTICE. TUB SINGAPORE HARBOUR BOARD. WHARF DEPARTMENT. Holidays—Christmas Day and New Year's Day. NOTICE is hereby given that on Christmas Day and New Year's Day no ships will be worked at the Wharves excepting on payment of additional charges as laid down under the Scale of Rates, and

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EDUCATIONAL. MERCANTILE INSTITUTE. THE MOST SUCCESSFUL AND THE MOST PROGRESSIVE SCHOOL. New Session for the London Chamber of Commerce Examination begins December 10. Refer to our past record. We train for the full certificate, and for other qualifying examinations. Afternoon and Evening Commercial Classes: Open to Ladies. As the tuition

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BANKS. THE HO HONG BANK, LIMITED. HEAD OFFICE: 94, MARKET STREET. BRANCHES: Penang 85, Beach Street. Malacca 131, Jcnker Street. Muar No. 1, Jalan Sayang. Batu Pahat 109, Jalan Rahamat. Palembang 16, Dir. Hong Kong 18, Quean's Road, Central. Seremban 63, Birch Road. Batavia 47, Corner Lloyd Street. Shanghai 9,

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BANKS. THE MERCANTILE BANK OF INDIA, LIMITED. (Registered in London, under the Companies Acts of 1862 to 1890, on 2nd December, 1892.) Authorised capital £3,000,000 Subscribed Capital £1,800,000 Paid-up Capitol £1,050,000 Reserve Fund an- 1 Rest £1,584,846 HEAD OFFICE: 15, Grace Church Street. Lonuon, E.C. 3. BOARD OF DIRECTORS: J.

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INSURANCE. THE ftlil SOUTH BRITISH INSURANCE COMPANY. LIMITED. FIRE, MARINE TRANSIT MOTOR CAR INSURANCE ACCEPTED AT LOWEST CURRENT RATES. L. C. MARGOLIOUTH, Manager Office. 2, F inlay son Green. SZE HAI TONG BANKING INSURANCE CO., LTD. (Incorporated in the S.S.) Established 1907. HEAD OFFICE: 58, CHULIA STREET SINGAPORE. Paid-up Capital

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INSURANCE.^ THE ASSURANCE CORPQR ATI LIMITED. 1 (Incorporated in the S.S.) HEAD OFFICE: SINGAPORI 2nd Floor of No. 3, Mal.ee. Singapore. 'Pkon. Nos. 3046 and 3047. BOARD OF DIRECTORS See Teong Wah, Esq (Chairman). Gaw Khek Khiam, Esq (Vice Chairman). Ong Soon Tee, Esq. Koh San Hin, Esq. Seah Eng

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STEAMER SAILINGS P. 0. BRITISH INDIA AND APCAR LINES (Incorporated in England.) if \IL PASSENGER CARGO SERVICES. ■rfWdITLAB AND ORIENTAL STEAM Navigation co., london and FAB EAST MAIL SERVICE. /1 nder Contract with His Majesty's 1 Government.) OUTWARDS from LONDON For China Japan Due Tonnage Singapore 1928 0 11,000 Dec

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STEAMER SAILINGS HAMBURG -AMERIKA LIN IE Oejtsch H D fl lustrallsebe Dampftohilh Q Q GatellMhaft (Companies Incorporated in Germany.) Passenger and Cargo Services. OUTWARDS. HONG KONG, SHANGHAI, KOBE AND NORTH CHINA PORTS, t EMIL KIRDORF via North China to Kobe Dec 31 HAVELLAND Jan 14 HAVENSTEIN Jan 30 HOMEWARDS. HOLLAND,

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STEAMER SAILINGS NOHDDEITSCHEB t\ (Incorporated in Germany I The undernoted are the Company's intended fixtures:— OUTWARDS. GRANDON for Manila, YTiama, Kobe, Osaka Moji Dec 26 GERWIN for Vladivostok Dec 31 TRIER for Manila. Hong Kong, Takao, Shanghai, Tsingtao Jan 3 t AUGSBURG for Manila, Y,hama, Kobe, Osaka, Moji, Taku Jan

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STEAMER SAILINGS STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. LOCAL SAILINGS FROM SINGAPORE. PENANG (direct expreaa service—ll«/, hours) Thursday 11.30 a.m. 'KEDAE" BELAWAN (via Penang) Thursday 11.30 a.m. "KEDAH" PORT SWETTENHAM ft PENANG Monday 4 p.m. "KINTA" Wednesday 4 p.m. "IPOH" Saturday 4 p.m. "KLANG" PORT SWETTENHAM ft TELUK ANSON Friday 4 p.m.

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STEAMER SAILINGS (NIPPON YUSEN r TO MARSEILLES LONDON Tonnage Destination Dae §*4 Xstcri Man 10,000 Naples, Marseilles, London, A'werp Rotterdam Jan S 4 Atsuta Maru 8,000 M'seiles, London, A'werp R'dam Jan 17 If fKashima Maru 10,000 Naples, Marseilles, London, A'werp Rotterdam Jan 81 Fab 1 Hakone Maru 10,500 Naples, Marseilles,

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>caoE=3oEaoE= locaoi aocaoEcs idpSao "PINEAPPLE" J o o HAMS J TURKEYS I 0 o j FRESH PORK. j (From our own farm at Bukit Timah). g 1 I Singapore Gold Storage Co., Ltd. j II (Incorporated in the Ltraits Settlement* poor—iQßOß i—iQPOi TQg=aoi=r3os=ao I» ZOTAL 7 HE BL'RGOYWES HP REGISTERED.

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