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The Malaya Tribune VoL XV. -No. 306 SINGAPORE, MONDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1928 five drains. The Malaya Tribune 5!on«W>< vee,Hmb«r 3l. 192».

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Blunt Language. [ARTICLE]

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Blunt Language. GENERAL FENG'S ADVICE TO HIS PEOPLE. "Avoid Rotten Habits." Nanking, November 20. A deep impression was made upon the entire staff of the Executive Yuan on Saturday when General Feng Yu-hsiang, Vice-Chairman of the Yuan, delivered his first encouragement speech," in his usual plain language, enjoining them to

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BIRTH-CONTROL IN GERMANY. [ARTICLE]

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BIRTH-CONTROL IN GERMANY. Companionate Marriage Movement. The divorce, after only three months of married life, of Benvenuto Hauptmann, son of the famous playwright, from his young wife, Princess Elizabeth of SchaumburgLippe, has pained even the most hardened pessimists. Celebrated as an ideal union, between a member of the nobility that

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THE NEW CHINA-XXI. [ARTICLE]

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THE NEW CHINA-XXI. The Race Problem of China. PSYCHOLOGY OF COLOUR PREJUDICE. Effects of Miscegenation and European Misconceptions. PHCENIX-LIKE RESURRECTION OF THE CHINESE. (By L. M.—Our Special Correspondent.) [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] There is no doubt that the colour prejudice, which has become a serious moral delinquency of certain races, is

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Alor Gajah Rubber. [ARTICLE]

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Alor Gajah Rubber. LOW PRICES PREVENT A DIVIDEND. I Estate in Good Order. The nineteenth annual general meeting of the Alor Gajah Rubber Estate Ltd. was held at the Hong Kong Bank Chambers on Saturday. There were present Mr. J. M. Sime (chairman), Mr. W. E. Rayner, Mr. E. Kong

CHANGING MALAYA. [ARTICLE]

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CHANGING MALAYA. Women Menaced by the Small Waist. Malaya, as Sir George Maxwell has told us, changes very fast. Roads, railways and electric power are comparatively recent innovations here and every year shows some marked progress over the year before. What changes, asks "F. G." in the "Malay Mail" does

EXCHANGES. [ARTICLE]

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EXCHANGES. British Official Wireless. London, December 29. Paris 124.05 New York 4.85 9/16 Brussels 34.87 Geneva 25.17 Amsterdam 12.07% Milan 92.75 Berlin 20.38 Stockholm 18.10 Copenhagen 18.17 Oslo 18.19 Vienna 34.45 Prague 163.75 Helsingfors 192.5 Madrid 29.745 Lisbon 109^8 Athens 375 Bucharest 809 Rio 5 29/32 Buenos Aires 47% Bombay

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HARBOUR BOARD. [ARTICLE]

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HARBOUR BOARD. Ships Alongside the Wharve3 or Expected to Arrive. Singapore, December 31. East Wharf (Entrance Gate 1). Nil. Main Wharf (Entrance Gate 3). Ouderkerk 18; Kamuning 15; Suwa Maru 14; Glenogle 11; Dardanus 9; Krian 7; Ipoh 6. Empire Dock (Entrance Gate 3). Gerwin 30; Fooksang 34; Yetorofu Maru

BROMO VOLCANO ERUPTION. [ARTICLE]

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BROMO VOLCANO ERUPTION. European Visitors See Explosions. ACTIVE AFTER TEN YEARS' SILENCE. and tllvplUH *fl a J ToSari on horseback ana travelled to the top of Penandiaan an adjacent higher mountain thaTthe Bromo crater, from which an excellent view of the Utter can be obtained. From the top of Penandjaan,

SHIPPING NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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SHIPPING NEWS. H. M. S. Cumberland (Captain A. L. Snagge, R.N.) is expected to arrive at Singapore on January 7 and depart on January 9. The captain of the Rompin, which arrived yesterday, reports the death on board on December 30, of a passenger, named Chan Kirn Kee, aged 56.

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The Adi-Dravidas Association, Singapore has been registered under the Societies Ordinance. The Health Officer, P.W., has been appointed an officer under the Sale of Food and Drugs Ordinance. Additional rubber outputs for November are: Kuala Reman, 116,185 lb; Lok Kawi, 42,500 lb. and Bruseh, 36,560 lb. Under the Inventions Ordinance,

CONTINENTAL CABLES. [ARTICLE]

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CONTINENTAL CABLES. Russia to Hold a "German Week." Trans-Ocean via Pan-Asia. Moscow, December 29. Foreign diplomatic circles of Moscow express great satisfaction about the RussoGerman economic agreement which, it is considered, proves Russia's real desire to co-operate with capitalist Powers. The elucidation of the vexed question of economic espionage is

Untitled [ARTICLE]

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The "Government Gazette" (extraordinary) dated December 29, announces that H. E. Sir Hugh Clifford, M.C.S., G.C.M.G., G.8.E., Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Straits Settlements, resumed the administration of the Government of the Colony on December 28. Dr. William E. Hutchinson, younger son of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Hutchinson, of

Sungei Way Tin. [ARTICLE]

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Sungei Way Tin. A THIRD DREDGE TO BE INSTALLED. The Upward Curve of Tin. "The average curve of metal prices over the past 20 years has been upwards, and we see no reason why it should not continue," said the chairman (Mr. J. H. Rich) at the fourth annual meeting

Telegrams in Brief. [ARTICLE]

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Telegrams in Brief. Reuter's Service. British Official Wireless. Rouen, December 30. The fiist ship ever built in France for England, the 15,000 ton tanker. "Megane," was launched here to join a British line. Warsaw, December 31. A Russian emigre, Georje Woyciechowski, has been sentenced to ten years' imprisonment for attempting

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Mr. H. 0. Maas has been re-appointed a member of the Penang Harbour Board for a further term of three years. The "London Gazette" of November 27 notifies the promotion of Major W. M. Hore, Welch Regiment, to be Lt.-Col. Mr. Ng Soo Guan has been appointed a member of

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LATEST ADVERTISEMENTS SITUATION WANTED. Local man seeks employment as Cashier or other responsible position. Can give substantial security. Apply Box 782, c/o Malaya Tribune. TO LET—"Dalvey House" Dalvey Estate, roomy and partly furnished, nowvacant. Good Garden and Tennis Court, etc. Rent $250. Apply Box 783, c/o Malaya Tribune. NOTICE. i

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SINGAPORE DIARY. To-day, December 31. «;«fh Tides.— 156 a.im, 1.4 p.m. v eb\~ J« ,hore v Services, Johore. 2key: S.R.C. v. Indian Association, S.RC. _l flock, v S.C.C. v. Fort Canning, S.C.C. Sccer Submarines v. Seong 800 Ath Association, Stadium. To-morrow, January 1. High Tides.— 2.4« a.m., 1.56 p.m. Public

DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES. [OBITUARY]

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DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES. Births, Marriages and Deaths. DEATH. TAY—Mrs. Tay Siang Wan (nee Lee Leng Van Neo), aged 65, on December 31, 1928, at her residence No. 221, Tanjong Katong Road. She leaves four sons Messrs. Tay Soo Chye, Tay Soo Kiat] Tay Soo Hock, Tay Soo Teck, four sons-in-law, Messrs.

THE DEAD YEAR. [ARTICLE]

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THE DEAD YEAR. A New Year dawns to-morrow. What hao 1929 in store for Malaya? The role of prophet is always a difficult one, and it is especially difficult at the present time. Malaya's prosperity depends predominantly on rubber and tin, and the man who can successfully forecast the trend

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The Colonial Estimates for the year 1929 have been sanctioned by the Secretary of State for the Colonies. A watch-night service will be held at Wesley Church to-night, commencing at 11.15 p.m., to which all are welcome. A number of changes in the Singapore newspaper world are likely to take

SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. [ARTICLE]

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SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. The resignation of Lieut. Moharm-,1 v bin Bachee of his commission i n th <j° r Volunteer Force has been accepted The funeral took place on Fridaw i Mrs. Tay Lian Watt, the wife of Lian Watt, of Cycle and <; un ivi a Ltd., Malacca. '^Pairers.

RETURN OF THE GOVERNOR. [ARTICLE]

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RETURN OF THE GOVERNOR. Informal Arrival. Yesterday morning His Excellency the Governor (Sir Hugh Clifford) and Lady Clifford arrived back in Singapore by the P. and O. "Morea," which berthed just before 7 o'clock. As anticipated, there was no ceremony, although a number of Government officials, members of the Legislative

BATTLE OF PAHANG CONCESSIONS. [ARTICLE]

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BATTLE OF PAHANG CONCESSIONS. Burma-Malay's Option on Raja Perak's Area. A circular issued by Messrs. Evatt and Co., secretaries, to shareholders in BurmaMalay Tin, Ltd., states: "Your directors have much pleasure in informing you that they have been successful in acquiring on favourable terms an option on that portion of

PEACE PACT FOR CHINA. [ARTICLE]

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PEACE PACT FOR CHINA. Reuter's Service. Washington, December 29. The State Department ha* transmitted a draft pact to the Chinese Minister to serve as a basis of a Sino-American arbitration treaty. China is the last nation represented at Washington to be offered a pact by Mr. Kellogg.

UNITY OF CHINA. [ARTICLE]

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UNITY OF CHINA. A Reuter message from Mukden confirms the British Official Wireless report, published on Saturday, that the Manchurian leaders have agreed to submit to the authority of the Nanking Government.

MAIL EXPECTED. [ARTICLE]

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MAIL EXPECTED. From China by s.s. Talamba, due at Singapore to-morrow.

TIN AND RUBBER. [ARTICLE]

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TIN AND RUBBER. Latest Quotations. TIN. London:—Spot (no quotation).. Singapore:-$114.874. (225 tons sold).

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EXTREMELY SLOW PROGRESS. [ARTICLE]

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EXTREMELY SLOW PROGRESS. I The King's Doctors Disappointed. BAY treatment again TRIED. The latest reports show that the KingV progress is "extremely slow" _so slow that it cannot be measured daily—and anxiety increases owing to the absence of any definite sign that the danger mark is being overtaken. Kay treatment

SUNDAY'S REPORTS. [ARTICLE]

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SUNDAY'S REPORTS. Reuter's Service. London, December 30, 12.40 a.m. Hi? Majesty has had a fair night. His condition is unchanged. London, December 30. A bulletin issued at 8.30 p.m. states: -The King has had a quiet day. There is no change to report in His Majesty's condition." Although no authoritative

A HUGE BEQUEST [ARTICLE]

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A HUGE BEQUEST For Far East Education Centres. i Reuter's Service. New York, December 29. *en million dollars, the residue of the J"? of the late Charles Hall, the "father aluminium," will be distributed to 21 jjher educational institutions in the Far including the American College at South India and

THE AFGHAN REVOLT. [ARTICLE]

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THE AFGHAN REVOLT. Settlement With One Tribe. Reuter's Service. New Delhi, December 28. Afghan trade agent at Peshawar Dakfca, and claims that he made a settlement with the Khugianis, a tribe. pfar the British Air Force has rescued n and children and is attempting •ncr evacuations to-day. FURTHER RESCUES, j

Rubber Exchange. [ARTICLE]

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Rubber Exchange. SPECIAL SHARE OFFICE IN NEW YORK. All Stocks to be Listed. Reuter's Service. New York, December 31. panic* ti,« oi rubber comfor thi lJ m provide stocks af Z se tt and other Far East will be avaUab/fo^ading.

FOUR BY-ELECTIONS. [ARTICLE]

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FOUR BY-ELECTIONS. Scottish Nationalists Nominate a Candidate. British Official Wireless. Rugby, December 30. Vending Pa nn am 7 t t a l ry b y- el <*«°ns are now pending. One of these is in Northern IreMafc'olmM by i? 6 *PP° intme nt of Sir dlrrv Macnaughten, Member for Londonderry,

S. AMERICAN DISPUTE. [ARTICLE]

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S. AMERICAN DISPUTE. Paraguay Accepts Protocol— and Prepares Defence. Reuter's Service. Asuncion, December 30. The President of Paraguay has introduced into Congress a Bill authorising the floating of a loan of 100,000,000 pesos for the purposes of national defence. Washington, December 30. The Paraguayan Legation has announced that Paraguay accepts

Local Accidents. [ARTICLE]

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Local Accidents. MOTOR-CYCLIST FATALLY INJURED. .Collision with Motor-Lorry. A Straits-born Chinese motor cyclist named Tan Tian Cheok collided with a Rural Board Morris truck near the junction of Pasir Panjang Road and Bona Vista Road at about 8.30 a.m. yesterday. The impact was terrific and the cyclist sustained terrible injuries.

PARIS FRANC FRAUDS. [ARTICLE]

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PARIS FRANC FRAUDS. Havas Agency. Paris, December 31. Following a lengthy examination of Madame Hanau, charged in connection with the Paris franc frauds, the Magistrates ordered the financier Amard, who is alleged to have acted as her emissary, to be detained in prison on a charge of complicity in the

To-day's Features. [ARTICLE]

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To-day's Features. THE NEW CHINA—XXI, on page 4. THE NEW SPORT, on page 10.

Malayan Radio. [ARTICLE]

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Malayan Radio. HOME PROGRAMMES TO BE RELAYED. Important Developments. News has been received in Singapore by this week's mail by various persons interested in wireless matters that 1929 will see an immense development of world-wide broadcasting on the short waves. The leadership in the new developments is being taken, apparently,

Malayan Floods. [ARTICLE]

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Malayan Floods. PONTOON BRIDGE NOT YET RESTORED. River Subsiding Very Slowly. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Ipoh, December 31. Despite the sunny weather of the past three days the flooded Perak River is subsiding very slowly. The pontoon bridge will not be restored for three days more. Neither of the missing

THE SHIPPING WAR. [ARTICLE]

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THE SHIPPING WAR. Two More Competitors. Reuter's Service. New York, December 31. A message from Havana states that the Cuban shipping war is likely to be intensified by the entry of two other competitors, namely, a French Line, which plans to start in January with two ships on the Havre-Vidgo-New

NEWS FROM CHINA. [ARTICLE]

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NEWS FROM CHINA. Inspector of Customs Resigns. Reuter's Service. Peking, December 31. Mr. Edwardes, officiating as InspectorGeneral of Customs, has officially informed Reuter that his resignation was handed to the Finance Minister this morning.

FRENCH MAIL LINER DESTROYED. [ARTICLE]

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FRENCH MAIL LINER DESTROYED. Left Singapore Last Month. BURNED IN DOCK AT MARSEILLES. Reuter's Service. Havas Agency. Marseilles, December 30. The Pc|il Lecat," one of the best-known passenger steamers of the Messageries Maritimes Company's Far Eastern service, was comphtely burned by a fire which lasted all day long. All internal

M. POINCARE'S DEFEAT. [ARTICLE]

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M. POINCARE'S DEFEAT. No Intention to Resign. Havas Agency. Paris, December 30. After aa all-night sitting, the Chamber by 460 to :12 adopted the Budget, including the clause raising the salaries of Senators and Deputies. M. Poincare left the Chamber while the vote was taken on this clause, which was

SALVATION ARMY SPLIT. [ARTICLE]

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SALVATION ARMY SPLIT. An Official Statement. Reuter's Service. London, December 30. The headquarters of the Salvation Army have issued a statement denying the reports in the newspapers that, owing to the call- j ing of the High Council, the Salvation Army is without a head, or that the High Council

SMUGGLERS DEVOURED. [ARTICLE]

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SMUGGLERS DEVOURED. Wolves Ravaging Poland. Reuter's Service. Warsaw, December 31. Owing to the sudden spell of very cold weather, especially in the eastern border districts, large numbers of wolves are ravaging the country. Peasants and cattle have been repeatedly attacked and six deaths are reported in the Vilna district. Two

STRIKE AWARD REJECTED. [ARTICLE]

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STRIKE AWARD REJECTED. Reuter's Service. Berlin, December 29. Employers and employees in the North Sea and Baltic ports, where a strike has existed for the past three months, have rejected the award of the official arbitrators and it is probable the award will become obligatory. Fifty thousand men are involved.

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Sports & Pastimes. THE THIRD TEST. [ARTICLE]

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Sports Pastimes. THE THIRD TEST. Australia 394 for 8 wkts. CRICKET. Reuter's Service. VERY SLOW SCORING. Play in* the Third Test at Melbourne, which commenced on Saturday morning, when Ryder won the toss for Australia and sent his side in to take first knock, was full of thrills. True to

STOP PRESS. [ARTICLE]

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STOP PRESS. (By Courtesy of the S.C.C.) The Tea interval score is given as 394 for 8 wickets. Bradman was out for 79.

SCHNEIDER TROPHY. [ARTICLE]

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SCHNEIDER TROPHY. Germany and America to Enter. AIR RACING. British Official Wireless. Rugby, December 30. Entries for the Schneider Trophy seaplane race from Germany, as well as from America, are now expected by the Royal Airo Club. The lists close on Tuesday. Entries have already been received from France and

New Year Programme. [ARTICLE]

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New Year Programme. SEA SPORTS. The Committee organising the annual sea sports, which is a regalar annual feature in Singapore on New Year's day, have drawn up an excellent programme for to-morrow, providing for 14 sailing races and several rowing events and there will also be six items to amuse,

C.S.C. 800 Metres Race. [ARTICLE]

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C.S.C. 800 Metres Race. SWIMMING. The followdng i s tne resu lt of the 800 metres race at the Chinese Swimming Club yesterday: 1. Tan Hong Seng go at 90, actual time 14m. 215 sees. ?£L Siew Kiat at 105 time 14m. 5 2!5 sees. -o 3 g ong Guan

HOME LEAGUE RESULTS. [ARTICLE]

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HOME LEAGUE RESULTS. Wednesday Hold the Lead. ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL. Reuter's Service. London, December 29. English and Scottish League matches played to-day resulted as follows: ENGLISH LEAGUE.—Div. L Decline of Derby County. Arsenal 2, Sheffield Wednesday 2. Aston Villa 1, Leeds United 0. Blackburn Rovers 3, Derby County 1. Bury 2,

THE LEAGUE TABLES. [ARTICLE]

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THE LEAGUE TABLES. Chelsea "Come Again." The following are the Home League table**, including Saturday's matches: ENGLISH LEAGUE*—Diviaioa I. Goals. P. W. L. D. F. A. Pta. Sheffield Wed. 23 14 4 5 49 31 33 Blackburn .33 12 6 5 16 30 29 Derby 23 12 S 8 51

Stadium Game To-day. [ARTICLE]

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Stadium Game To-day. A team from the Submarines "Oxley" and "Otway" play the Seong 800 Athletic As* sociation at the Stadium this afttrnoon.

AUSTIN B.P. ANNIVERSARY. [ARTICLE]

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AUSTIN B.P. ANNIVERSARY. Open Doubles Tournament. BADMINTON. The first anniversary of the Austin Badmin ton Party was celebrated at "Austin Villa," Joo Chiat Road, yesterday, *y a large gathering of enthusiasts. One of the chief features was the doubles tournament in which representatives from many Parties were invited to compete.

Health and Strength Beat Kirn Song B.P. [ARTICLE]

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Health and Strength Beat Kirn Song B.P. A match was played between the Health and Strength Leaguers' Union and the Kirn Song B. P. on the former's, court on Saturday, in spite of weather interference, and resulted in the former winning three sets out of five. Results (H. and S.

S.C.S.A.C. v. Tan Kirn Song's Party. [ARTICLE]

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S.C.S.A.C. v. Tan Kirn Song's Party. The return match between the Singapore Cold Storage Athletic Club and Tan Kirn Song's Party was played on the Cold Storage Court yesterday, and the home team outpointed their opponents by 5 games to 1. The results were (S.C.S.A.C. players mentioned first): Koh Beng

EXHILARATING SPORT. [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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EXHILARATING SPORT. The First Meeting at Singapore. MOTOR BOAT RACING. Yesterday, on that calm stretch of water opposite the 6—3/4 mile, Pasir Panjang, the first outboard motor boat race meeting took place in ideal weather, and the large crowd that gathered to witness the sport is a happy augury of

S.C.C. v. SELANGOR CLUB. [ARTICLE]

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S.C.C. v. SELANGOR CLUB. Trophy Match at K. L. RUGBY FOOTBALL. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Kuala Lumpur, December 29. In the Trophy match at Kuala Lumpur ou Saturday, in ideal weather and before a large attendance, Selangor defeated Singapore by nine points to three. Both sides played magnificent rugby, though

B.A.C. Tournament. [ARTICLE]

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B.A.C. Tournament. BILLIARDS. The following are ties in the Bendemeer Athletic Club's tournament: American Handicap (semi-finals).—Lee Kirn Hock, —80 v. Loo Cheng Swee, —180; Ang Geok Loo, —80 v. Goh Teck Swee, —100. English Handicap (final).—Gan Hock Chye, —100 v. Loo Cheng Swee, —160.

New Year Land Sports. [ARTICLE]

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New Year Land Sports. ATHLETICS. The second part of the annual New Year Sports, the Athletic events on land, will be held at the Stadium to-morrow afternoon, where the Police Band will discourse music.

PHYSICAL CULTURE. [ARTICLE]

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PHYSICAL CULTURE. The Selangor Association. PROGRAMME FOR 1929. The members of the Selangor Health and Strength Association held their annual social function on December 24 at 8, Kampong Attap, Kuala Lumpur. Over 100 members, friends, and representatives of other Associations, of both sexes and different races, attended. Hymns and songs

Untitled [ARTICLE]

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The members of the Serangoon Badminton Party celebrated their second anniversary at their Patron's bungalow, Ponggol, on Wednesday last. Thirty-two of the members were present, and enjoyed themselves thoroughly. The second annual general meeting was held in the evening, and the following were elected office-bearers for the ensuing year:—President, Mr.

SELANGOR TEAM TROUNCED. [ARTICLE]

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SELANGOR TEAM TROUNCED. S.C.C.'s Easy Victory. HOCKEY. The Selangor Club were rather UatiW beaten in their two games of hockey n Singapore over the week-end. On Saturda\ they played the S.C.C. on the Padanjr' which was in a very bad state after the afternoon's heavy downpour, and w«r* beaten by

Selangor Club v. Services. [ARTICLE]

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Selangor Club v. Services. The game at Tanglin on Sunday was .<* repetition of Saturday's game on the Padang, the Selangor defence being kept busy by the superior attack of the military side. Oliver at goal distinguished himself by making several brilliant saves, but the continual fire which was kept

Malacca v. Negri Sembilan. [ARTICLE]

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Malacca v. Negri Sembilan. On Saturday on the Malacca padang the home team met Negri Sembilan. The visitors were not at full strength and commenced the match with only eight nun. A Malay player was requisitioned by them. Later on, as White and Rhodes did not turn up, Godward of

RADIO ENTERPRISE. [ARTICLE]

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RADIO ENTERPRISE. Telephone from Holland to Java. Reuter's Service. The Hague. December 29. Wireless telephony with the Dutch East Indies will be open to the public on January 8. The Queen Mother on January 7 will converse with the Governor-General's wife, who will convey the congratulation.- of the Dutch East

FRANCE JOINS OIL FIGHT. [ARTICLE]

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FRANCE JOINS OIL FIGHT. Havas Agency. Paris, December 30"Le Matin'' says the French Government intends to fight against the redoubtable alliance of American oil trusts and to associate, if necessary, with other oil producing countries. It foresees energetic steps being taken m Washington and London over the trusts actions. Fiance

LITVINOFF'S HASTE. [ARTICLE]

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LITVINOFF'S HASTE. Reuter's Service. Geneva, December 29. Replying to M. Litvinoff. who rec«Uj requested the immediate convocation of tft> Preparatory Disarmament Commission, Loudon, President of the Commission, Declared there could be no advantage meeting of the Commission before April. 1929.

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The rate of issue of Money Orders for India and -Ceylon to-day is Rs. iw to $100. The rate of payment 0**155 Orders from India and Ceylon is equal to $100.

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Pajam Ltd. [ARTICLE]

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Pajam Ltd. DIVIDEND OF FIVE PER CENT. Opening of London Register. "Hie nineteenth annual general meeting 0 f t he shareholders of Pajam Ltd., was held at the H>mg kong **ank Chambers on Saturday. There were present Mr. J. M. Sime (chairman), Dr. L. G. Weir, Mr. W. E. Kayner,

INDIAN LABOUR. [ARTICLE]

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INDIAN LABOUR. Sex Ratio Rule Further Suspended. Va </ nformed by the Controller of fej aya. that a telegram has been Kain <S! the Government of India f artner temporary exemption of Pi 23 J OlO tn<? operation of Emigration a PeTiod of eighteen months 1, 1929. Rule 23 reads

DISCUSSING LIQUIDATION. [ARTICLE]

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DISCUSSING LIQUIDATION. The Tian Guan Brick and Tile Co., Ltd. 1 p d to meeting 0 f the r a^ nual general and Tile mistered office! of ihe held at the Head on Battery Pollen reglrtw S Ltd The which «d intereat, charge ovTr 9 iving a property remSL v

SINGAPORE Y.W.C.A. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE Y.W.C.A. Physical Culture and FolkDancing Class. A class in physical culture and folkdancing will begin at the Y.W.C.A., 8, Fort Canning Road, on Friday. This class is open to those who have already had some instruction along these lines, but the secretary would be glad to know of beginners

JAPANESE NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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JAPANESE NEWS. (By courtesy of the Nichi-Nichi Shimbunsha.) JAPAN'S POLITICS. Tokyo, December 27. The Imperial Diet has decided to adjourn until January 20. Mr. Wakatsuki, who was the Premier in the Minseito Government, is expected to take up a wordy warfare against the Tanaka Government on internal affairs in the

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SHANKS I SANITARY EARTHENWARE AND FITTINGS j OBTAINABLE AT: S ONG BOON TAT Co., No. 102, ROBINSON ROAD, SINGAPORE. 1 111 I j Christma s is the time for Goodwill AND 1 j good spirits- DE WAR'S 1 Sold by all Hotels, Clubs and Dealers. Single case lots direct from

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I QUALITY should be your first con- I I sideration. PRICE your second. j Both will be right, if you ask for:- f I Sole Agents: JOHN LITTLE CO., LTD. I n (Incorporated ia England X I SINGAPORE, PENANG AND KUALA LUMPUR S I TROPICAL BRAND, j a Obtainable from

SYRIAN CHRISTIANS IN MALAYA. [ARTICLE]

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SYRIAN CHRISTIANS IN MALAYA. Assembly at Klang. The second social gathering of the Syrian Christians resident in Malaya was held on Christmas Day at the Jubilee School, Klang. The Rev. V. P. Mammen, 8.A., who was sent by the Mar Thoma Syrian Church of Malabar to visit the Syrian Christians

"YEP" AND "YEAH." [ARTICLE]

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"YEP" AND "YEAH." "Subtle Word of Flexible Connotation." Mr. St. John Ervine, having been inducted into the post of dramatic critic of the New York World," and being a resident now in that city, is suffering acute torture by hearing "yep" and "yeah" on all hands. He therefore writes in

L.O.N. HEALTH BUREAU. [ARTICLE]

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L.O.N. HEALTH BUREAU. Report for Week Ended December 22. The following is the Health Bulletin of the League of Nations' Eastern Bureau, Singapore, for the week ended December 22: Tamatave: 2 plague cases. Basrah: 5 cases smallpox and 3 deaths. Bombay: 9 cases smallpox and 2 deaths. Calcutta: 15 cholera

PERAK A.D.C. AT HOME. [ARTICLE]

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PERAK A.D.C. AT HOME. Visits to Sir Laurence and Lady Guillemard. Captain Lindsay Years, A.D.C. to His Highness the Sultan of Perak, writes to the "Egoist" of the "Times of Malaya" as follows from Gloucester: "My leave has been extended for one month, so I shall now be leaving here

FLOODS IN PAHANG. [ARTICLE]

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FLOODS IN PAHANG. A Serious Situation Reported. How serious the flood situation ki Pahang is may be judged from a notice from the Post Office to the effect that an emergency wireless service has been operated with Kuantan since Saturday and with Temerloh since Wednesday; so far, all telegraph traffic

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Am usements^^^ I THRILLS AND FUN IN GREAT ABUNDANCE IN PICTURES I X Presented in the Programme for rO THREE NIGHTS FROM MONDAY DECEMBER 21. 1 ffi AT THE 3 i Anollo Cinema S S GEYLANG g S In the Second Show Commencing 9 p.m. ffi 1 AN EVENING WITH

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A CONVENIENCE TO VISITORS Al QUEEN'S HOTEL, No. 17-3. East Coast Road, FACING THE SEA, Next to Koyokan Hotel, KATONG. To save our customers the necessity ol carrying their own towels, etc., the Hotel will provide Bathing Costumes and Towels, and a fresh water bath for 50 cents per person.

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1 THE S.S. POLICE BAND 3 WILL PLAY AT THE LAND SPORTS AT 3 a The Stadium at 5.15 p.m. on Tuesday, January I. 3 To Get Your Moneys Worth a in Gramophones and Records I "HIS MASTER'S VOICE" (1 (THE FIRM WITH RENOWNED FAME). I JUST ARRIVED I NEW

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long run. fj ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT OF 3 THE BORNEO CO., LTD. (Incorporated in England.) jjj Singapore, Knal. Lumpur, Ipoh, Teluk Anaon and Pen.«. J AUCTION SALE CUING KENG LEE CO., LTD. AUCTION SALE OF redeemed Pledges the Property of Eleven Pawnshops. TO BE HELD AT Our Sale-Room, Raffles Chambers, Raffles

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FUBUC NOTICESNOTICE. THE ORIENTAL HOTEL. NOTICE is hereby given that the business of THE ORIENTAL HOTEL now carried on by Wee Joo Inn at No. 77; Bras Basah Road, Singapore, as the sole proprietor thereof, including the good-will, furniture, fixtures, fittings and other effects belonging thereto (save and except the

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SITUATIONS VACANT WANTED —For immediate service, capable typist for Dutch correspondence. Only those with A-l references need apply Borneo Sumatra Trading Co., Ltd. WANTED—lmmediately a lady teacher. Apply Manager, Bethel English School, Katong. SITUATION WANTED. WANTED—PART-TIME WORK —AC-COUNTANT-SECRETARY —London Diploma Holder —willing to write up and check accounts, and prepare

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BANKS. THE HO HONG BANK, LIMITED. HEAD OFFICE: 94, MARKET STREET. BRANCHES: Penang 85, Beach Street. Malacca 131, Jonker Street. Muar No. 1, Jalan Sayang. Batu Pahat 109, Jalan Rahamat. Palembang 16, Dir. Hong Kong 13, Queen'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 Capital £1,050,000 Reserve Fund as' Rest £1,684,846 HEAD OFFICE: 15, Grace Church Street. Lonoun, E.C. 8. BOARD OF DIRECTORS: J. M.

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INSURANCE. THE \||P BRITISH INSURANCE COMPANY, LIMITED. FIRE, MARINE TRANSIT I MOTOR CAR INSURANCE ACCEPTED AT LOWEST CURRENT RATES. L. C. MARGOLIOUTH, Manager Office. 2. Finlayson Green. SZE HAI TONG BANKING INSURANCE CO., LTD. (Incorporated in the S.S.) Established 1907. HEAD OFFICE: 58, CHULIA STREET, SINGAPORE. Paid-up Capital $2,000,000 Surplus

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EDUCATIONAL. MERCANTILE INSTITUT THE MOST SUCCESSFUL AND t MOST PROGRESSIVE SCHOOL. New Session for the London Chambe Commerce Examination begins Dccci 10. Refer to our past record. We t for the full certificate, and for 0 qualifying examinations. Afternoon and Evening Commercial Cla Open to Ladies. As the tuition is

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STEAMER SAILINGS P. 0. BRITISH INDIA AND APCAR LINES (Incorporated in England.) MAIL PASSENGER CARGO SERVICES. PENINSULAR AND ORIENTAL STEAM NAVIGATION CO M LONDON AND FAR EAST MAIL SERVICE. Under Contract with His Majesty's Government.) OUTWARDS from LONDON For China Japan Dne Tonnage Singapore 1929 9 ,000 Jan 12 Paduf

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STEAMER SAILINGS HAMBURG-AMERIKA UNIE Oeutsch Hrs P Australlseha DampfMhllh P C GtMlliehaft (Companiee Incorporated in Germany.) Passenger and Cargo Services. OUTWARDS. HONG KONG, SHANGHAI, KOBE AND NORTH CHINA PORTS, t EMIL KIRDORF via North China to Kobe Jan HAVELLAND Jan 14 HAVEN STEIN Jan 30 HOMEWARDS. HOLLAND, HAMBURG AND BREMEN,

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STEAMER SAILINGS STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. LOCAL SAILINGS FROM SINGAPORE. PENANG (direct express service—l 9 h hours) Thursday 11.30 am. "KEDAH" BELAWAN (via Penang) Thursday 11.30 a.m. "KEDAH" POUT SWETTENHAM PENANG Monday 4 p.m. "KINTA" Wednesday 4 p.m. "IPOH" Saturday 4 p.m. "KLANG" PORT SWETTENHAM TELUK ANSON Friday 4 p.m-

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STEAMER SAILINGS (NIPPON YUSEN KAISHA) TO MARSEILLES LONDON Tonnage Destination Due Sail Katori Maru 10,000 Naples, Marseilles, London, A'werp Rotterdam Jan 3 4 Atsuta Maru 8,000 M'seilles, London, A'werp R'dam Jan 17 18 tKashima Maru 10,000 Naples, Marseilles, London, A'werp Rotterdam Jan 31 Feb 1 Hakone Maru 10,500 Naples, Marseilles,

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j "PINEAPPLE" J HAMS j TURKEYS I j FRESH PORK, j I I j (From cur own farm at Bukit Timah). jo >o I Singapore Cold Storage Co., Ltd. 'j (Incorporated in the Ltraits Settlement* jn r 1 'HIS Embrocation is specially prepared for India, Federated I Mj j Malay

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