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The Malaya Tribune Vol. XVI.- -No. 1 SINGAPORE, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 1929 FIVE CENTBA The Malaya Tribune Wednesday, January 2, 1929.

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A Rubber Tragedy. [ARTICLE]

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A Rubber Tragedy. THE MAN WHO COULD NOT WAIT AND SEE. Sad Case of Vespasian Stiggles. (Special t« the "Malaya Tribune.") I have much to tell you of the Rubber Growers' Association's participation in the Public Health Exhibition that is to be holden at the Agricultural Hall; seven days *ater

PEARLS. [ARTICLE]

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PEARLS. Finding Out Which are Natural. (By Professor Nacke, Franckfort.) Pearl breeding or a large scale is a modern industry created by Kokichi Mikimoto. This Japanese scientist adopted the following method: a'tiny ball of mother-of-pearl is turned on a lathe and is then covered with pearl-producing skin taken from an

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Ben Nevis Climbed [ARTICLE]

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Ben Nevis Climbed THRILLING INCIDENTS IN A FORD CAR. Where No Other Car Has Been. One of the most remarkable feats evei performed with a motor car in the British Isles was accomplished, when Mr. Henr$ Alexander, of Edinburgh, drove one of the ngw Ford touring cars to the top

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Malayan Hollywood. [ARTICLE]

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Malayan Hollywood. PRODUCTION OF SELAMAT PHOTOPLAYS. Scenes in a Kuala Lumpur Studio. Scene: Sunday morning o© the verandah of the Borneo Mott»r Co., Ltd., Kuala Lumpur, which has been transformed into an exceedingly dubipus-looking cafe. In front of a vivid frieae depicting a ballade Egyptien is a bar, the counter

THE WAY TO PEACE. [ARTICLE]

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THE WAY TO PEACE. Problems of Food and Elbow-Room. Mr. J. O. P. Bland, writing in the "English Review'' on "The Way to Peace," says. Tte only effective preventive of war lieg in stch a triumph of the collective intelligence of humanity over its collective folly as produce conditions of

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PERAK RIVER VALLEY RUBBER. [ARTICLE]

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PERAK RIVER VALLEY RUBBER. Profit of $42,828 Recorded. The report of the directors of the Perak River Valley Rubber Co., Ltd., to be presented to shareholders at the 18th annual meeting: to be held at 87, Bishop Street, Penang, on Saturday, states that the approximate area of 54 acres, which

INDRAGIRI RUBBER. [ARTICLE]

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INDRAGIRI RUBBER. Dividend of Five Per Cent Recommended. The directors of Indragiri Rubber, Ltd. in their annual report state: The net profit for the year as shown by the profit and loss account of the N V E M Soengei Lalah" amounts to $114 82X67 (as against $225,646.47 for the

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It is reported that the Senior Wa rden of Mines F.M.S., has promised to issue a quarterly return of local tin and other local mining statistics. This should be very valuable information and one wonders why f, h T e 0 p tlce was not adopted long ago.- It is

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HARBOUR BOARD. [ARTICLE]

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HARBOUR BOARD. Ships Alongside the Wharve3 or Expected to Arrive. Singapore, Jan. 2. East Wharf (Entrance Gate 1). Nil. Main Wharf (Entrance Gate 3). Talamba 18; Penang Maru 16; Katori Maru 14; Dalgoma 11; Glenogle 10; Caucus 7. Empire Dock (Entrance Gate 3). Kkma 30: Fooksang 32; Kola 34; Venezia

EXCHANGES. [ARTICLE]

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EXCHANGES. British Official Wireless. London, Jan. 1. Paris 124.50 New York 4.85 9/32 Brussels 34.89 Geneva 25^18 Amsterdam 12.0734 Milan 92.65 Berlin 20.38% Stockholm 18.13 Copenhagen 18.18 Oslo 18.19 Vienna 34.45 Pra gue 163.75 Helsingfors 193 Madrid 29.75 Lisbon 109% Athens 375 Bucharest 808 Rio 5 29/32 Buenos Aires 47

CONTINENTAL CABLES. [ARTICLE]

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CONTINENTAL CABLES. Germany's Six New Year Wishes. Trans-Ocean via Pan-Asia. Berlin, Dec. tl. Chancellor Mueller gives six, New Year wishes, first for the evacuation of the occupied region, second for the recognition of the fact that the Saar population is thoroughly German, third for the recognition of the right of

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Recalling that the F.M.S. Government has decided to allow certain mining companies to dredge the Kinta River for tin provided that they create a channel 278 feet wide, the "Times of Malaya" says that presumably this work will be started some time during 1929. A Malay Corporal and a Chinese

SHIPPING NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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SHIPPING NEWS. The N.Y.K. steamer "Shine- Maru" is expected to arrive here to-day from Yokohama, Hong Kong, and Saigon; she will then sail for Colombo and Bombay. The M. M. mail steamer "Angers" is due here from Madras to-day at 4 p.m. and will probably sail at 11 p.m. for

PUBLIC AMUSEMENTS. [ARTICLE]

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PUBLIC AMUSEMENTS. The Surma. Cecil B. de Mille's production of "The Wreck of the Hesperus" is the special attraction at the Surma Theatre to-night, me many thrilling scenes, notably those showing the terrible storm in which the Hesnerus' s wrecked, are remarkably SFS** su PP° rt is George Larkin in

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The rate of issue of Money Orders for to' *100 The rate of payment of Money Orders from India and Ceylon is Rs 156 p qual to $100. 0 At about 8.30 a.m. yesterday a fire broke out near the Seremban Trading Co.'s petrol pump Jalan Tunku Hassan Seremban. Dm**

Malayan Personalities 34. [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Malayan Personalities 34. Hon. Mr. Guy Cuthbert Clarke, M.L.C Born Mav 1887 ma uv Tribune" Artiit (French and German); third son of Lieut-Colonpl rwi™ /la+ iT First-class honours Modern Languages Tripos Educated at Marlborough College, Switzerland Ce™Ynv iin'V "S* R Tl Ri e Corps) and Mrs Clark «f Cheltenham since

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LATEST ADVERTISEMENTS WANTED—Competent Shorthand Typist required immediately with references. State salary. Box No. 784, c/o Malaya tribune. TO LET—"Dalvey House" Dalvey Estate, roomy and partly furnished, now vacant. Good Garden and Tennis Court. C R n 2so Apply Box 783, c/o Malaya Tribune. SITUATION WANTED. Local man seeks emplcyment as

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DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES. Births, Marriages and Deaths. ENGAGEMENT. The engagement is announced and the EE? l g L wiU teke P lace on January 15, 1929, between Tan Ah Chong, second son of Mr and Mrs. Tan Ah Knab and Miss jw Gm Neo eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs. Chia

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SINGAPORE DIARY. To-day, January 2. High Tides.—3.2s a.m., 2.54 p.m. Penang Race entries close, noon. Australian Submarines leave for Batavia. Hockey: S.V.C. v. Services, S.C.C. To-morrow, January 3. High Tides.—4.l2 a.m., 4.5 p.m. Rugby: S.C.C. Trial. Homeward mail closes. Friday, January 4. High Tides.—s.2 a.m., 5.26 p.m. Hockey: S.C.C. 4

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METEOROLOGICAL REPORT. Kandang Kerbau Station. (By courtesy of the Government Health Office.) For the 24 hours eading midnight, Jan. 1. deg. Maximum shade temperature 87.2 F Minimum shade temperature 78 F. Mean shade temperature 80 9 F Maximum sun radiation 155" p Minimum grass radiation 71 f Sea temperature (maximum)

MUNICIPAL MATTERS. [ARTICLE]

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MUNICIPAL MATTERS. Singapore is fortunate in having an earnest and hardworking body of Municipal Commissioners. It is true that, so far as the unofficial are concerned, they are still nominated and not elected, save in one or two instances in which the nominations of important local Associations are almost automatically

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Mr. S. J. Tan has opened a dental office at 28, Chulia Street. The formal opening of the premises at 185, Lorong Panjang, of the Malacca Indian Club, will take place on Saturday. The "Government Gazette" (extraordinary) dated December 31 publishes the new orders and rules under the Traction Engines

SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. [ARTICLE]

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SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. Mr. L. D. Purves, Bahau estate, has been admitted into Malacca Hospital, suffering from fever. Mr. H. H. Longland, manager of Ulu Kanchong estate, Seremban, recently returned from leave. Mr. J. M. Ednie, acting manager of Ulu Kanchong estate, Negri Sembilan, has gone on leave to Scotland.

MAILS EXPECTED. [ARTICLE]

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MAILS EXPECTED. From China and Japan by s.s. Nagato Maru, due at Singapore to-morrow. From (London mails despatched December 13 by s.s. Rohna, due at Penang at 6 a.m. on Friday, the 4th instant.

TIN AND RUBBER. [ARTICLE]

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TIN AND RUBBER. Latest Quotations. TIN. Linden:—Spot (no quotation). Singapore:—sll4.so. (175 tons sold).

LABOUR CANDIDATE IN SINGAPORE. [ARTICLE]

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LABOUR CANDIDATE IN SINGAPORE. A Visit to Government House. A passenger on the P. and 0 lin "Morea," which brought H. E. the Governor and Lady Clifford back to Singapore T as the Hon R D. Denman, prospective Labour candidate for Parliament in the Division of Leeds. central The Hon.

R.R.I. JOURNAL. [ARTICLE]

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R.R.I. JOURNAL. A Creditable Initial Issue. Dr. G. Bryce, Director of the Rubber Research Institute of Malaya, sends t» a copy of the first number of the Institute's Quarterly Journal, and expresses regret that, as only a limited number of copies were available before Christmas, some delay has occurred in

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At the Malacca Indo-Ceylonese Association Club premises on Saturday, Mr. D. W. Devarajah vill read a paper on East and West." Mr. P. G. Pamadasa will preside. The Currency Commissioners' Abstract as at December 1, 1928, shows: Total Currency Guarantee Fund $170.67;<. 64.35. Currency notes in circulation $115,604,262.70. Held as

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King's Weakness Still Very Grave. DISEASE ALMOST CONQUERED. [ARTICLE]

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King's Weakness Still Very Grave. DISEASE ALMOST CONQUERED. NEW BLOOD TREATMENT BENEFICIAL. Eleventh Doctor Called In. British Official Wireless. Reuter's Service. At the opening of the New Year there is a slightly brighter outlook in regard to His Majesty. It is vtated that the disease itself is almost conquered. But

British Experts. [ARTICLE]

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British Experts. APPOINTED TO COMMITTEE ON REPARATIONS. Germany Pays Up Loyally. British Official Wireless. Reuter's Service. Rugby, Jan. 1. The Chancellor of the Exchequer announces that the Government have nominated Sir Josiah Stamp and Lord Revelstoke to be the British members of the committee of experts which it has bee*

NEW MINISTER. [ARTICLE]

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NEW MINISTER. Under-Secretary for Dominions. British Official Wireless. London, Jan. L The Earl of Plymouth has be*ri appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Dominion Affairs in succession to Lord Lovat. [Ivor Miles Windsor-dive, 2nd Earl of Plymouth and Viscount Windsor, was Conservative MJ>. for Ludlow (Shropshire) from Jan. 1922, to March, 1923.]

FIRE ON FRENCH SHIP. [ARTICLE]

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FIRE ON FRENCH SHIP. Internal Fittings All Destroyed. Reuter's Service. Marseilles, Jan. 1. Firemen have extinguished the fire in the "Paul Lecat." All internal fittings have been destroyed and only the hull was saved. The cause of the fire is still unknown.

"Vague Power." [ARTICLE]

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"Vague Power." VIEWS ON RECOGNITION OF NANKING. Customs Officer's Protest. Reuter's Service. London, Dec. 31. The "Manchester Guardian" commenting on the developments in Manchuria, does not think that actually the authority of the Nanking Government there is likely for many years to exceed that of a vaguely recognized suzerain power.

To-day’s Features. [ARTICLE]

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To-day’s Features. MALAYAN PERSONALITIES, Hon. Mr. Guy Guthbert Clarke, on page 7. LONDON LETTER, on page 11.

Dominion Rule Policy Accepted. GANDHI'S TRIUMPH IN INDIA. [ARTICLE]

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Dominion Rule Policy Accepted. GANDHI'S TRIUMPH IN INDIA. CONGRESS TO ABOLISH "UNTOUCHABILITY Swaraj Within a Year? Reuter's Service. Calcutta, Jan. 1. The Indian National Congress has passed Mahatma Gandhi's resolution, declaring that if the British Government by the end of 1929 does not accept the entire dominion status constitution drafted

FRENCH BUDGET PASSED. [ARTICLE]

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FRENCH BUDGET PASSED. M. Poincare to Carry On. Reuter's Service. [Havas Agency.] Paris, Dec. 31. The Parliament has finally adopted the budget providing for 45,430,000,000 francs, the receipts exceeding the expenditure by 64,000,000 francs. Paris, Dec. 31. The prospects of a favourable solution of Ministerial differences is improved by the

U. S. BENEFACTORS. [ARTICLE]

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U. S. BENEFACTORS. A Record Total of Bequests. Reuter's Service. New York, Jan. 2. It is estimated that wealthy Americans last year donated a record total of $2,330,000,000 to different educational, scientific, religious and other causes. The list comprises nearly 500 individual gifts of a million dollars or over. The

SEVEN KILLED BY GAS. [ARTICLE]

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SEVEN KILLED BY GAS. Reuter's Service. New York, Jan. L A ghastly sight greeted the eyes of the police who were called to investigate a strong escape of gas, when they burst in the door of a small flat and found seven members of one family dead. One had apparently

CHANGES IN AIR STAFF. [ARTICLE]

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CHANGES IN AIR STAFF. Reuter's Service. London, Jan. 1. The Air Ministry announces that Air Marshal Salmond has been appointed as Air Chief Marshal, Air Vice Marshal Higgins as Air Marshal and Air Commodore Dowding as Air Vice-Marshal.

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THE THIRD TEST. Sports & Pastimes. [ARTICLE]

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THE THIRD TEST. Sports Pastimes. England Overhauling Australia. CRICKET. HAMMOND'S MASTERLY DISPLAY. Plajy in the Third Test between England and Australia, which began on Saturday, continues to be the main topic of coversation wherever sportsmen foregather even in the most distant parts of the world. In Malaya, in the big

HOME LEAGUE RESULTS. [ARTICLE]

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HOME LEAGUE RESULTS. Derby County's Nose-Dive. ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL The following are the results of games played on New Year's Day in the English and Scottish League competitions. FIRST DIVISION. Wednesday Holding Tight. Bolton Wanderers 1, Cardiff City 0. Bury 2, Leeds United 2. Everton 4, Derby County 0. Manchester United

STRAITS RACING ASSOCIATION. [ARTICLE]

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STRAITS RACING ASSOCIATION. Classification of Horses and Ponies. THE TURF. The following changes in the S.R.A. list are notified:— Horses:—Transfers: Story Book from Class 2 to Class 3; Stormer Hill from Class 2 to Class 3. Deletion: John Sands, Japonica, May Pan Out, Melgeo, Prince Flippant, Pegasus, Selma. New Classifications:

The New Year Programme. [ARTICLE]

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The New Year Programme. SEA SPORTS. For the annual New Year Sea Sports yesterday an interesting and varied programme of events had been drawn up by a live committee of prominent citizens. There was keen competition in all events, the sport provided by the racing of the Malay dug-outs being

MALAYA CUP TIE. [ARTICLE]

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MALAYA CUP TIE. Services' Unbeaten Record. JOHORE'S EXCELLENT FIGHT. RUGBY FOOTBALL (By Rimau.) In defeating Johore at Johore Bahru on Monday the Services made certain of being the finalists in the southern section of the Malaya Cup Rugby Competition and will thus represent the South against the champions of the

INTERNATIONAL GAME. [ARTICLE]

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INTERNATIONAL GAME. Irish Victory Over France. British Official Wireless. London, Jan. 1. Fully 50,000 people witnessed the rugby football match between Ireland and France at the Olympic Stadium in Paris. Ireland won by two tries to nil.

SCHNEIDER CUP. [ARTICLE]

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SCHNEIDER CUP. Twelve Machines to Compete. AERONAUTICS. Reuter's Service. British Official Wireless. London, Jan. 1. After the Anglo-Italian duel in 1927, when Webster brought the Schneider Cup to England, it was stated that there would be four competitors in 1929, Britain, Italy, Frame and the United States. The last named

K.G.C. Competitions. [ARTICLE]

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K.G.C. Competitions. GOLF. The approaching and putting competition at the Keppel Golf Club, played on New Year's Day. resulted in a win for Dr. J. M. A. Lows on. The monthly mixed foursome for January will be played off on Sunday afternoon

LONG DISTANCE RUNNING. [ARTICLE]

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LONG DISTANCE RUNNING. A Win for South Africa. ATHLETICS. Reuter's Service. London, Jan. 1. In the fifty mile professional running match from Glasgow to Edinburgh, the latt 4Vi miles finishing on Powderhall ground track, Arthur Newton of South Africa, the holder of many amateur long distance records, beet the Anglo

Y.M.C.A. v. Fort Canning. [ARTICLE]

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Y.M.C.A. v. Fort Canning. HOCKEY. The following will represent the V.M.C.A. against Fort Canning to-morrow, on the former's ground:—C. Lall; R, Lyne and L. W. Byrde; B. F. Santos, R. H. Yorke and E Atddnson, A. Minns, E. V. Smith, H. G. Stajk, B. Singh and A. N. Katyal.

Match Postponed. [ARTICLE]

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Match Postponed. The match between the S.C.C. 2nd XI and Fort Canning, to be played on the former's ground on New Year's Eve, was postponed on account of the rala.

Betty Nuthall for Singapore? [ARTICLE]

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Betty Nuthall for Singapore? LAWN TENNIS. A correspondent who writes our special weekly letter, "Malayans at Home," hints that Betty Nuthall, the English tennis star, may not take part in the Riviera tournament as she and her mother may take a pleasure trip to Singapore. If this trip comes off

PARTNERS IN MORGAN'S. [ARTICLE]

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PARTNERS IN MORGAN'S. Unique Succession in Business? Reuter's Service. New York, Jan. L Great interest is aroused in Wall Street by the announcement that three sons of three partners have been made partners in their own right in the ;:reat New York financial house, J. P. Morgan and Co., also

FLOODS SUBSIDING. [ARTICLE]

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FLOODS SUBSIDING. Rain Washes Out All Sports. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Ipoh, Jan. 2. Continuous rain washed out all sports in the past week. Christmas was celebrated quietly indoors. There were no further floods but the pontoon and the main road to Penang- are still cut off. The river is

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A party of local motorists, consisting of Messrs. Wijeyasinghe, W. Gideon, W. Kozan:o and S. Teck, are to attempt to motor to London in a second-hand Austin seven car, writes the Tanjong Malim correspondent of the "Malay Mail." They expect to reach London in about four or ire months and

SALVATION ARMY SPLIT [ARTICLE]

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SALVATION ARMY SPLIT "General" Not Aware of Sister's Arrival. Reuter's Service. London, Jan. 2. Pending the meeting of the High Council of the Salvation Army on January 8, Commander Evangeline Booth has been endeavouring to see her brother, General Bramwell Booth, but so far she has been unsuccessful She received

RESCUES FROM KABUL. [ARTICLE]

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RESCUES FROM KABUL. British Foreign Office Thanked. British Official Wireless. Reuter's Service. Rugby, Jan. L Representatives in London of foreign States, whose women and children have been evacuated by British aeroplanes from Kabul, have formally or informally conveyed to the British Foreign Office their gratitude. To-day the Italian Government, through

BRITISH TRADE FAIR. [ARTICLE]

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BRITISH TRADE FAIR. Catalogue in Nine Languages. British Official Wireless. Rugby, Jan. L A special advance overseas edition of the catalogue of the London section of the British Industries Fair, which will be held this year, is now being issued to 10,000 business men in Europe, North America, South Africa,

"NEVER USE TELEPHONE." [ARTICLE]

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"NEVER USE TELEPHONE." A Recipe for Long Life. Reuter's Service. Paris, Jan. 1. A spacious old house in a narrow street. "Monte Limar," was to-day the scene of unwonted activity, postmen and telegraph messengers delivering congratulatory messages to M. Emile Loubet, whose 90th birthday was focussed into the limelight. He

NEW AEROPLANE. [ARTICLE]

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NEW AEROPLANE. Interchangeable Wings and Parts. British Official Wireless. Ruirby. Jan. i A new type of machine has to the series of British light aeronl* marks an nes Tt production of British aircraft TV.?, has been designed bv Mr Sim™ '7 Ine on tfco for of thp well-known c r

SCULLER'S ENGAGEMENT. [ARTICLE]

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SCULLER'S ENGAGEMENT. To Daughter of Penan? Journalist. Reuter's Service. London. D r 31. Th- is t ™< of F Mr R P SS'iTr of ft v p Phelps Managing- Director of Mr. J. Beresford is the famour sculler Hi« Rowing 3 n r uK inent member f am

SNOW STORMS. [ARTICLE]

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SNOW STORMS. Ships in Trouble in the Channel. I British Official Wireless. Rugby. Dec. 31. Snow storms in the North of England spread southward yesterday and heavy falls were experienced in many districts. 'While a north-east g-ale wa s at >'ts height last night the crew of eleven of the

BRITISH STEEL TRUST. [ARTICLE]

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BRITISH STEEL TRUST. Efficiency Not Monopoly. Reuter's Service. London. Jan. 1. Shareholders of the Cammell Laird Co. have ratified the provisional agreement for a concentration of the commere al steel interests of the Vickers, Vickers Armstrong and Cammell Laird companies in a new company, and also the concentration of the

GIFT FOR MINERS. [ARTICLE]

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GIFT FOR MINERS. American Friends of the Prince. Reuter's Service. London, Jam I. "American friends of the Prince of Wales" who are otherwise anonymous, have contributed £20,000 to the Miners' Reli. in response to the Prince of Wiles' broadcast Christmas appeal. The money was transferred from America following a London

PEACE IN SOUTH AMERICA. [ARTICLE]

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PEACE IN SOUTH AMERICA. Both Nations Accept Protocol. Reuter's Service. Washington, Dec. 31. Bolivia has accepted the protocol of conciliation suggested by tne Pan-American Conference "with a slight modification." Washington, Jan. L The Pan-American Congress has announced that Bolivia and Paraguay have agreed to accept the protocol for the settlemen

Untitled [ARTICLE]

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Yesterday afternoon a Morris-Cowley car bearing a Selangor number ran down and seriously injured a Malay cyclist near the Paul Street Post Office, Seremban. The cycle and rider were pinned underneath the car. The rider was extricated and removed to the General Hospital.

Our London Letter. [ARTICLE]

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Our London Letter. I royal family and the KING'S ILLNESS. I Club Life Declining. (Special to the "Malaya Tribune.") London, Dec, 6. The King, an excellent patient, throughout his illness, was most insistent that things should go on as usual, and that, as far as possible, public events should not

AYURVEDIC HOSPITAL FOR MALACCA. [ARTICLE]

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AYURVEDIC HOSPITAL FOR MALACCA. Site Near Tranquerah English School. Arrangements are practically completed for the making over to Sr man Pandit Naidu, Senior Physician of the Himalaya Pharmacy, Singapore of a site of twelve acres at Malacca, just behind the Tranquerah School, which has hitherto been reserved as best suited

A BOGUS DOCTOR. [ARTICLE]

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A BOGUS DOCTOR. Pleads Guilty to Charge of Cheating. A Ch na-born English-speaking Chinese, calling himself Dr. Rony Cheng, and posing as the Director of the Political Department, Nanking pleaded guilty in the Third Court on Monday to a charge of cheating Dr. Lim Han Hoe of $50. Court Inspector

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Correspondence. [ARTICLE]

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Correspondence. rOiw readers are invited to write to ua 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 names and addresses of

Bad Teeth in Malaya. [ARTICLE]

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Bad Teeth in Malaya. (To the Editor, "Malaya Tribune.") Sir,—Your correspondent "Medico" u wondering why many of the Indians in Malaya are noticed with artificial teeth. There may be different causes; but I am of opinion that the mercury treatment plays an important part in the majority of cases. With

The Katong Road Market. [ARTICLE]

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The Katong Road Market. (To the Editor, "Malaya Tribune.") Sir, —The remarks made at the meeting of the Municipal Commissioners on Friday are scarcely in accordance with the facts of the case. After considering: various stites for a market in conjunction with the Municipal authorities, half an acre was reserved

Kuala Lumpur Buddhists. [ARTICLE]

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Kuala Lumpur Buddhists. (To the Editor, "Malaya Tribune.") Sir, —The paragraph regarding a farewell function in honour of the departing priest* of the Kuala Lumpur Buddhist Temple, appearing in the columns of your journal on the 28th inst., is misleading. Some people and the three priests mentioned took advantage of

The Indian Conference: An Impression. [ARTICLE]

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The Indian Conference: An Impression. (To the Editor, "Malaya Tribune.") Sir, —The All-Malaya Indian Conference held at Ipoh during Christmas week was a gathering of prime importance to the Indians in Malaya and the impression left in my mind is one of pride and prestige. If past history is any

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PUBLIC NOTICES. MUNICIPALITY OF SINGAPORE. Tenders are invited for the purchase of one lot of Scrap Iron, including two Steam Engines, oae condenser, etc. The material may be inspected at Jalan 'Besar Incine- J rator. Sealed tenders will be received by the undersigned up to noon on January 9, 1929.

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