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The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser, 1 April 1912

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Singapore Free Press AND MERCANTILE ADVERTISE TEN CENTS SINGAPORE, MONDAY, APRIL 1. 1912. M<—^._^^___^^^___i^_ t J__^a--' jr

THE DAY'S NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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THE DAY'S NEWS. There was no definite results m fcbe Oxford and Cambridge boat race, or the Knglish Cup seitiifiijiils or) Saturday wind caused the one. I lack of goals fcbc other Page 7. Ballot papers are befajg received from the miners. They are a mixed lot and anything may

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Han wants but little here btlow. If lie K'et the bent of Goodfc. For coughs and odd perhups \.»u kuovv "Tis bent to uwallow W()()i>S. For Woods' (ireat reppermiut Cure's a treat For Hstluna and for chills, You'll find it very hard to hoai. For these and other tIU

APRIL FOOLERY [ARTICLE]

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APRIL FOOLERY Though probablj not out maa \m hundred nowadays takes the tronbi- |o make luo) (»i anybody ei>e aa \u Pboli Day m aeeoula-ic.- w t i UaM-boOOUMd wrtomi, few ..i us ooutd truthful] clare thai the pouibilitj ot being footed at sucii v time never ocean to us.

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SHAKKSI'KAKK S SIBKIMK TBAOBDY #J^^\ I ROMEO AND JULIET \Q) IN TWO PARTS (duration about one hove) i FOR SIX NIGHTS ONLY B supported by S IOMMEXi 1N(, B .if-,,, ninriinrft j TO-NIGHT, SATURDAY, 30th MAR., 1912 I ALL NEW PICTURES a^^^ MMM M .\7' slum u:io //> I MAX

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AT THE 1 HARIMA HALL CINEMATOGRAPH, NORTH BRIDGE ROAD. REVOLUTION IN CHINA. GRAND CHANGE OF PROGRAMME. LATEST GAUMOXT GRAPHIC. I Telephone: ui6. »v k wapt\ta tin I n.. HAKIMA. Sole Pnjprietor. I THREE NOTEWORTHY FILMS FIGURE IN OUB I'ROGHAMMK TO-NIGHT 2ND SHOW, 9-30 TO 11 P. M. wliich will surrly

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VICTORIA THEATRE, SINGAPORE FAREWELL VISIT THREE NIGHTS ONLY (U.MMLN(IN(, MONDAY, Bth APRIL. MAURICE E. BANDMANN PRESENTS MATHESON LANG AND MiSS HUTIN BRITTON BUPPORTEJD BY THE LANG-HOLLOWAY Co. ■uJaJJikJ MACBETH JXrV Sweet Nell of Old Drury "LAST NIQHT! HAMLET 10th April. Matheson Lang. Hamlet." Hiss Hutin Britton, Ophelia." Prices $4, $3,

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To Creditors of ptoridenfl Robber Kstutes Ltd. l';j<-e J. Kresh Milk supply H. S. Kirvsan Page i. Odol dentilice l'atf» l o. Kepler Solution Page 1 Little's Cash Clearanoe Paoe 6. i 2 2 W CD OQ

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THE WEEK. Monday April Ist. High Water— 9-56 am.. 10 i 9 pm. M. M. Outward and Homeward mails dne. Tuesday 2nd. High Water— lo-39 am.. 11l pm. Full Moon. Passover (.Jewish Festival! Huffs Drums Fifes. Bot. Garde—, 9 pm. Wednesday 3rd. High Water— ll »0 am.. 11.J4 pm. Presentation

PADDY AT THE PLAY. [ARTICLE]

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PADDY AT THE PLAY. The Irish m New York indulged m some noting the other day when objection was taken to the staging of Synge's really harmless and innocuous Irish play. The Play- boy of the Western World." It is a piece that has been given m Ireland many time*,

NEW CALEDONIAN CLUB. [ARTICLE]

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NEW CALEDONIAN CLUB. inlodonians m London have found ;i new habitation for themselves. They bftTfl appropriated the host part of the old town mansion of Lord Derby m BtJames*! hquare, for th«* pnrpOMf of their club. This stately liouse has boon renovated and rearranged, and makes a most maifbrtable dub

REPUBLIC OF TIMOR. [ARTICLE]

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REPUBLIC OF TIMOR. AN AUONTIYK MoVKMKM'. In regard to the recent rising m Timor, the Government there has now unearthed the whole plau of the natives. It seems that the idea was to effect general rising throughout the island oft Sth October last, when all the rajahs from the interior

EXPLORING THE CONGO. [ARTICLE]

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EXPLORING THE CONGO. i KXPKDITION IN SKARCH OK PIXiMT Ki.K.rmsTs. We are informed says the Kvening Standard "that an important zoological expedition, under the leadership of l)r. C. Christy, and undertaken on behalf of the Congo Museum m Brussels, h i* just left to explore practically unknown regions m the

NIPPON YUSEN KAISHA'S CALCUTTA LINE. [ARTICLE]

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NIPPON YUSEN KAISHA'S CALCUTTA LINE. The Onaka Asahi m a recent issue said Though the outward course of this Line is reported to be doing fairly well, yet the homeward course shows a poor result, which is due to the pressure of the Apcar Line and two other S. S.

AMERICAN FACTORIES. [ARTICLE]

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AMERICAN FACTORIES. DiHGRAcKFri, Condition**. A Committee of the House of Representatives has recommended an investigation into the affairs of the American Woollen Company, which was concerned m the recent strike at Laurence, m Massachusetts. It is declared that children employed m the company's factories are obliged to work under disgraceful

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NOTICES TO THE CREDITORS OF PROVIDENT RUBBER ESTATES Ltd. We, Paterson Sinioun <fc Co., Ltd., an Agents for the Liquidator of above Company hereby Hive notice that a Meeting will be held at No. 2. Prince Street, Singapore on Wednesday the 10th day of April 1912 at 12 o'clock noon.

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NOTICES GOVERNMENT NOTICE. Notice is hereby tfiven that a Lease for five yearn commencing f re m Ist May, 191*2, of the land lying behind the Marliximugh and "Alhambra" Cinematographs at Beach Road will be put up to auction at the upset rent of 51,200 per annum (payable quarterly) at

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WANTED WANTED BxptrieaeiJ Chim saleMimn x. Import Departmeni of la kr (I <.»o<i salary t<, :i s ll .t, t ,i, 111: l;J > l;l hII N r Ilr Mar2U 8 'r'- WANTEO ATypiHt uith food bowMn of r,, i v Apply X,, co -X.<, PteoM." l -*^h. Mar 29

BYE-GONE DAYB IN MALAYA XIII. [ARTICLE]

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BYE-GONE DAYB IN MALAYA XIII. PEPPER. (OorauoHi Ebttuun bo.) It i> difficult In these days to appreciate the important place- that Pepper one.- occupied m the Eastern Trade. For many years il was the he all and end all of the Basl India Company's operations m the middle Bast The

WOMAN SUFFRAGE. [ARTICLE]

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WOMAN SUFFRAGE. A groaf (to raoofct ration was held re" cently at ii. c Albert Nail against the proposed grunting p! the Parliamentary Suffrage to women. The proceedings created very considerable interest, not only owing to the er\ prevalent feeling against woman suffrage, but also on ac count of the

Market Price List. [ARTICLE]

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Market Price List. well 27rh, IMS. llvmh do 11 Beefsteak d(1 [J Bean Sprouts percatt] *i I Baniltou Sprouts Blachan Brlßjaln ,1, Cabba Batavia do. I ll China do. m do. salted do. ai miln. import* -i do. (1 <>- Bingap ,i,. mI Capons ,1,,. (1 each i Celerj per

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Matico Capsules and Injection still maintain I their reputation for the cure of all those m- i convenient diseases, about which.the less said I the better,

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PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIALS AND STUDIO DEVELOPING PRINTING NEATLY EXECUTED HONG HING CHIONG CO. KO. 102 104, NORTH UWDQUi I\OLD>

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H ALL KINDS AND FOR ALL PURPOSES. I I AS SUPPLIED to H.K. GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS I SANITAS-OKOL," W Übm the 00-eOotaal of owfaolic Mdd. The ..i.ail (lisinf(.(-t .Mf tor nee m the Tropics, Higher efllciency and lowest cost H J| SANITAS-BACTOX," (Saponified (nsoi of the mne (9o) gMnmtead oo> l

TROPICAL HEALTH. [ARTICLE]

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TROPICAL HEALTH. Little by little the once inscrutable my-.: ••ries of the deadly tropics, where, tor ail iii«> advance made by medical science, the jii ju Mid fetish of the witch-doctor still command the faith of millions, are being reduced to their lowest terms, and the whole business of tropical

BRITAIN'S LAST GREAT COAL STRIKE. [ARTICLE]

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BRITAIN 'S LAST GREAT COAL STRIKE. It is over eighteen years since Britain experienced coal strike on a large scale, Mini then only 300,000 men were involved. Although this strike lasted for four months, the effects can only he described as insignificant compared with what may happen m a labour

ADDITIONS TO THE CHINA SQUADRON. [ARTICLE]

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ADDITIONS TO THE CHINA SQUADRON. The strengthening of the China Squa dron will be materially advanced by the addition of the armoured cruiser Defence, which is ordered to leave Kngland on Monday MXI 'March Ith) to join ViceAdmiral Winsloe's command. When the Defence was appropriated (or service m the Far

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Tihe Danger of Losing' Weight Persistent loss oi flesh is a v grave symptom. It proves that the body is usiim tip its reserve of vitality, stored against the attacks of disease, l^"^^ M instead of thriving upon the jfe '^^^1 food eaten daily. Such a state gjdj^^ )2^l of

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Grimault A Co's Sarsaparilla cleanses the blood from all impurities arising from Scrofula, Eczema, Bad Legs, Skin Diseases, Plmplea and .Sores.

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SCOTTISH LETTER [ARTICLE]

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SCOTTISH LETTER \From out oh.n i~orresfionaent., February 7. In Scotland, as throughout the rest of the United Kingdom, we are within mea SUrabifl rtittanoi Of something more near ly approaching a total arrest of fell the functions of society than has been known m the bistorj of any modern St

NEW BANK AT HONGKONG. [ARTICLE]

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NEW BANK AT HONGKONG. The Bank of Canton. Ltd.. is Hougkoug't latest bunking Institution. It is m reality an otT spring of the Canton Bank of San Francisco, and. during the preliminary pfIOOMSeS of organisation. Mr 1. 11.I 1 Allan of that bank was over here assisting lot about six

INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL TRAGEDY. [ARTICLE]

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INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL TRAGEDY. Si:n i i:m i.s or Imi'Klsonmkn t. On February I.3th last eight boys of the Meath Industrial School were arrested on :i charge of having murdered .John Kelly, an assistant master. One of the boys felled Kelly with a blow from a heavy scrubbing brush, whereupon his

CHINESE MUTINY ON BOARD SHIP. [ARTICLE]

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CHINESE MUTINY ON BOARD SHIP. FIIM.MKN OrVn TKOIMI.K. At Colombo an exciting story was told to the Joint Police Magistrate on March 22nd when nine Chinese mutineers of the s.s Strathspey were brought before him ou a charge of having assaulted the chief engineer and having combined to disobey orders.

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Rigaud's Bocool Extract is au exact reproduction of this sweet yet powerful India perfume, ami is very popular.

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Domestic Occurrences. BIRTH. [ARTICLE]

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Domestic Occurrences. BIRTH. At Singapore, on March 29th. the wife of Inspector T. J. Lucak of a daughter.

The Singapore Free Press. Monday, April 1, 1912. [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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The Singapore Free Press. Monday, April 1, 1912. il-f .(I ih* |*rt;>- t»ie People*, rifctit maiaul** ii*«-,f 'm ii)tluriM« ann unhriV>«d by &am; M-i«- i-i, ,t T'nfh h«- precepts draw. It will Jx» observed that, so far as the process of ha Dot inn m Urn varioiin mining districts has

SINGAPORE PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY. OKCHKSTRAL CONCKKT Ofl Saturday the .'Wth inst. at the Teutonia Club, by kind permission, Mm Philharmonic Orchestra gave a concert under the able direction of Mr. C. B. Hewitt, Bandmaster of the Huffs. Owing to the groat attraction of the "Cleveland" dance at the Kafties Hotel, which

SELANCOR'S TRADE. [ARTICLE]

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SELANCOR'S TRADE. rh« annual report of fcha M Cha,,,herofro rmil(>l annual meeting Satur,]^ stll ,lh the committee addressed a Vtt Government r..g«nii,,« the nece.s i> ,1 ss* 1 &s With refe f ,.|,c«. to 0,,. T ontputofHninSo|« 11Ror large areas of tiul,,r, llrc Mi P that ,he fr( r >'•

POLO AT KUALA LUMPOR. [ARTICLE]

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POLO AT KUALA LUMPOR. '/-/<#/// Our Own CorrmfomdemtJ Kuala Lumpur. March 11, The |H)lo /HHt<;h b««Jween Sflan^or, v««r>us Singapore, played at Kuala Lumpor on Saturday, resiilt«d m a win for Clangor by four goalw to two.

DRUMS AND FIEES. [ARTICLE]

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DRUMS AND FIEES. Bum Gabdbm Oomcbbt. Another of tfet popular MMttti hy ike drum* and tife* of the Buff* will be gi\, n m the Botanical Gardens on Tuesday night from 9to 1 1 p.m.. by permission of Lt Col. Gedde* and offlr»r> of the Mi The Gardens will bo

HYDRO AEROPLANES. [ARTICLE]

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HYDRO AEROPLANES. When will Mm hydro anroplaaa bi at Singapore The \diuiralt\ is hns> experimenting. Oa Monday last Mr Chimhil iiilln' HoaM of Commons said, m answer ti) a <j:h ask«'tl I>\ Mr.lnuiMin tticks, One hydro MTOpUUM is now under conhtruotion at Kast< hinvh. and two othen are on ordt

SHOPKEEPKH MURDERED. [ARTICLE]

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SHOPKEEPKH MURDERED. A Chi no so sL<ipk«>opor, Leo Ah Kjilj, <> Is, Shaik Mari.:u>:ih Lane, was stalling the heart and killed OB Friday uifihl \M his shop. A lodger to |k«koVM bM arrested m oonntM-tum with tho affair. The Chinese, aviator known »h Tom (irunn haH been fatally injured m

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KELLY AND WALSH, LIMITED. JUST PUBLISHED, BOUND FULI"CLOTH. TO BE ISSUED SHORTLY, ORDERS NOW FULLY ILLUSTRATED. PRICE $5.25. BEIN6 BOOKED. FOURTH EDITION. SPICES HEVEA BRASILIENSIS OR BY h. n. ridley PARA RUBBER M.A., .M.<}., K.R.8., K.L.s. HY Lftfe Director of Botauic Gardens. Herbert Wright, Assoc. K.C.S., F.L.S. Singapore. The Cultivation

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BILLIARDS. THE ANGLO-AUSTRALIAN CUSHION. (Alcock's Patknt with Improvements of John R»>berts, Ketired World's Champion) absolutely THE BEST CUSHION TO DATE FOR ANY CLIMATE. JOHN ROBERTS, 1910. only obtainable from John Roberto, London REPRESENTATIVE F)R THE EAST C. N. LUMB addrkss P. 0. Box 41, Penang. show room Raffles Hotel, Penang.

COAL STRIKE. [ARTICLE]

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COAL STRIKE. MO GENERAL IMPROVEMENT. Few Miners Resume. London, r via Bomi>a\. Saall batches of miners resumed work ii several coal fields yesterday Friday' but the movement is not general. The Secretary of the Federation says that he only intervened because the men ere being wrongly advised that non resumption

Contradictory Reports. [ARTICLE]

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Contradictory Reports. BteryWMM there are signs of reaump,iou of work by the miners even m South Wales and Scotland. Mr. Hartshorn, speaking at Maestig, said that the resumption of work did not mean surrender. It was merely a test of what they had won. Other leaders recommend the miners ro

The Chirk Accident. [ARTICLE]

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The Chirk Accident. The miner who was reported on the as killed at Chirk, met with his death *rora a pure accident from a fall of rock.

Mr WALSH'S SPEECH. [ARTICLE]

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Mr WALSH'S SPEECH. Bbcter's Service. London, via Bombay. Mr Walsh, M.P. for luce Division, ad dressing the miners at Wigan, flung back the lie to those accusing him of treachery :o his comrades. The principle of the Minimum Wage had been conceded after a tight of fifty years. It was

SQUND ADVICE. [ARTICLE]

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SQUND ADVICE. Rbuter's Service. London* via Bombay. The Secretary to the Miners' Federation advises the men to ballot for a resumption. The Scottish coalownera have conferred aud made arrangements for opening their pits.

FAVOURABLE FOR RESUMPTION. [ARTICLE]

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FAVOURABLE FOR RESUMPTION. Beuteb'p Sebvic*. Ixmdon, via Bombay The ballot returns are coming m from South Wales. Hitherto 20,000 have voted of which 15,000 are m favour of immediate resumption. The coal owners and miners of South Derby to-day decided to immediately form a joint district board under the Minimum

TROOPS AND STRIKERS. [ARTICLE]

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TROOPS AND STRIKERS. No Animosity. The troops m occupation of the coalfields are fraternising with the strikers. A football match between the soldiers and the strikers was held at Cannovk. The soldiers have subscribed £30 for the widow of the miner killed at Chirk.

LATEST FIGURES. [ARTICLE]

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LATEST FIGURES. Lmpekjal News Service. London, via Durban. Thfl fig UHM of the miners ballot are up ta th«- present 8,450 for and 7,176 against th« resumption of work.

Australian Relief. [ARTICLE]

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Australian Relief. New South Wales donation of £1,000 bM beea devoted to relieving the distress jfi the Potteries.

Cleveland Strike. [ARTICLE]

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Cleveland Strike. A telegram from Cleveland states that the Ohio United Mine Workers Association has ordered a strike for April Ist. The Cleveland Ohio bituminous coal strike has been amicably settled, the owners Agreeing to increases of about 5 per cent. <

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TIM board of Civil Affairs hsis received instructions from President Sun that all the inhuman punishments of the Ching Dynasty are to Km abolished and those officials who have inflicted on criminals undue punishments should be dismissed and removed to the Superior Court for trial. Officials are not allowed to

THE BOAT RACE. [ARTICLE]

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THE BOAT RACE. CAMBRIDGE SWAMPED: OXFORD EMPTIED. Race Declared off. Neuter's Service. London, via Boinbiy. Pot the Boat race between Oxford and Cambridge on Saturday there was a strong wind blowing and the water was very rough. The Cambridge boat was swamped off Harrod's aud abandoned the race. Several of

Description of the " Race." [ARTICLE]

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Description of the Race." ]mim:rtal News Service. London, via Durban. Caaabrttga was l\rbl away pulling 38 to Oxford's 36. The boats were level at Duke's Head but Oxford led by a quarter of a length at Beverley Brook, and by nearly a length at Craven Steps, pulling "28 against SI.

BRISBANE AND LABOUR. [ARTICLE]

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BRISBANE AND LABOUR. Premier's Plain Sneaking. Ixmi.ll News Service. London, via Durban. A telegram from Brisbane states that the Premier, addressing a meeting announcing his policy, reviewed the recent strike. He denounced the strike committees record as one of mingled cruelty, insolence aud stupidity. Government had unsuccessfully appealed to the

MEXICO. [ARTICLE]

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MEXICO. Still many Disturbances. Imperial News Sebvici. J^ondon, via Durban. Mexico continues much disturbed and so called battles between the the federalists and the revolutionists are frequent, with varying results. The American ambassador to Mexico is arranging to arm the Americans m Mexico City, to enable them to protect themselves

ST. JOHN AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION. [ARTICLE]

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ST. JOHN AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION. As the result of a course of toetoiei on First aid to the Injured' conducted at Tanjong I'agar by the honorary lecturer, !>»•. Klder, an examination whs held on Thursday last by Captain Skinner, H. A. M. C. "Honorary Kxaininer'. Inspector Wilson qualified for the label

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Some tive hundred American tourists arrived from Manila via Hongkong by the "Cleveland" on Saturday morning and spent the day sightseeing. They dined at HalMes Hotel and a hall was given there m their honour. It is understood the Germans, m addition to the guns that have already been set

THE WORLD OF SPORT. [ARTICLE]

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THE WORLD OF SPORT. RECORD HIGH JUMP. J? bitter's Service* London, via Bombay, At Stanford I niversity, California, Georgo Uorine m the running high jump cleared iftti 1-M inches, this constituting a world's •ecord. M. A. Sweeney jumped r»ft :t-H m 1895. also m America.

Lawn Tennis. [ARTICLE]

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Lawn Tennis. In the Lawn Tennis covered courts natch between England and France, at Dulwich, London beat Paris by 1« matches *> 11.

Football: A Goal-Less Day. [ARTICLE]

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Football: A Goal-Less Day. The KugHsh Cup semi-finals have each proved inconclusive. Blackburn ti'jd with the West Bromwich Mbion at Liverpool and Swindon with Barnsley at Chelsea, no goals being scored by any team.

Running. [ARTICLE]

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Running. The International Cross Country Kuce resulted m Houin of France being first, Scott of Knglaud second, and Hihbin, England third. Knglaud won the team championship with 41 points, the others being, ftootlaad hn, Ireland 110, France 123 and Wales 14tf.

THE GRAND NATIONAL. [ARTICLE]

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THE GRAND NATIONAL. Redteb's Sebvici. London, Tia Bombay. TkM result of the Grand National is 1 Sir C A. Smith's Jerry M. 12.7 Wetting 4 l. 2 Mr. S. Howard's iUoodstone 11. f, betting 40 1. :t Mr. H. M. Hartigan'n Axle l»in n.2 »»etting 20- 1. Twenty four horses

GERMANY AND CANADA. [ARTICLE]

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GERMANY AND CANADA. London, via Homtuiy. A t«l*gmm from Ottawa ttate§ that Ommany has again approached Canada with a riew to reciprocity arrangements.

British Steamer Lost. [ARTICLE]

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British Steamer Lost. London, via Durban. The british Steamer" Foxley," from Iqu ique for the Rio Janeiro has been wrecked to the northward of Cape Pillar, and 37 of the crew are missing.

SUFFRAGETTES DISAPPOINTED. [ARTICLE]

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SUFFRAGETTES DISAPPOINTED. I^ondon. via Komlmy. The Suffragette Societies are staggered »y the defeat of their bill nnd state that it »rill not allay the agitation m the slightest.

RIOTS AT NANKING. [ARTICLE]

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RIOTS AT NANKING. Kecter's Service. London via Homhay. It is stated m Peking that telegrams rom Nanking report serious disorders. Phe soldiers are looting extensively.

THE NORTHERN RAILWAY. [ARTICLE]

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THE NORTHERN RAILWAY. HBCONO fcXD Final Skction Nkakim; Completion. The construction of the Northern liailvay, which has been m abeyance since 1909, las again been taken m hand, says the Siatn Observer. Work was started a couple of months igo from the present terminus and the second Bection is now

CHINESE CABINET. [ARTICLE]

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CHINESE CABINET. PROGRESSIVE BUT NOT STRONG. Kecter's Service. London, via Bombay. From Peking it is reported that the Cabinet has been formed and includes the Premier, the acting Minister of Communications. Tang Shaoy, the Foreign Minister, Lv Cheng Hsiang, who had hitherto been Minister at St. Petersburg, Minister of the

ESPIONAGE CHARGE. [ARTICLE]

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ESPIONAGE CHARGE. London, via Durban. The charge of espionage against the seaman of th/i Foxhound was abandoned but he has been dismissed from the Navy. The man who was arrested on his Majesty's ship M Foxhound at Christiania on a warrant charging him with bein<» a suspected spy arrived at

THE YEAR'S REVENUE. [ARTICLE]

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THE YEAR'S REVENUE. Recteb's Service. London, via Bombay The total levenue for the year April Ist Itl] to March .{lst 1912 was i.'1H5,090,2N6, this showing a decrease of i:lN.7tfO.:iO2. There was a Kiirplus of X*3,492,2H6.

HUNGARY'S PREMIER. [ARTICLE]

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HUNGARY'S PREMIER. Reuter's Service. London, Tia Bombay. Alter prolonged negotiation the Kmperor Fran/ Joh*»( has p«>rsuailed M. Khtten Hedervary, who resigned the Hungarian Premiership, early this month to retain office.

FRENCH MINERS. [ARTICLE]

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FRENCH MINERS. Recter's Servici. London. tU Bombay. A telegram from Paris istateH that the Chamber hy a:». r to o9 have passed the miners eight hours hill.

FRENCH MOTOR OUTRAGE. [ARTICLE]

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FRENCH MOTOR OUTRAGE. liu'erial News Service. Ijoodon, via Durban The anarchist Soudy hati been urrestod at Borckplage m connection with the motor outrage jit Chnntilly after jt desperate resistance.

THE ALHAMBRA. [ARTICLE]

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THE ALHAMBRA. Visitors to this enterprising place of entertaintnent are always well catered for. Some very good programmes have been shown lately, und v magnificent" coloured film of the Niagra falls proved very attractive. Local residents were also able to see the new motor ship Selandia, which is on be!

Correspondence. [ARTICLE]

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Correspondence. "THE MUNICIPAL FUND." To THE KniTOK. Sir. -One reads, with surprise, m the report of yesterday's meeting of the Commissioners that they have decided that a sum (if $600 should he contributed for the benefit of the V.M.C.A. classes, suhject, of course, to the sanction of the Governor- inCouncil.

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For all internal complaints dysentry cough colds Ac, take Woodb' Great PepperoiintCure

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Apioline Chapoteaut m superior to steel drops or peunyroyal and is a safe remedy for ladies. Recommended to remove pain, obstruction and tut! irregularities peculiar to the sex.

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ROBINSON GO. A FRESH SHIPMENT OF FULLER'S CHOCOLATES, FULLER'S SWEETS, FULLER'S CAKES, CHOCOLATE ALMONDS, PEPPERMINT LUMPS, PEPPERMINT CREAMS, ASSORTED JELLIES, ASSORTED OPERAS, ETC., ETC. Fascination of the East ,/T ••s brougb' hoi** to yoii n Jr^*** "S^^^H^ the periVction la wh .1 u"~- f"°" I ~^B^L Egyp'.an Clgiretfes hun I

THE VIEWS OF A LEADING ENGLISH SOCIALIST [ARTICLE]

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THE VIEWS OF A LEADING ENGLISH SOCIALIST "Tin MIMEM' I*i:n\i. Si. i:\iii i»i POH Ln i:. [The inllowin^ letter td the Kditor :ip |»eat!s m The Times of tli»> *2 ttli IVlmiwry sir. Although l luive agitated tor So rialism m this country for MMi than iQ venis 1 )i;j\o

RAILWAY SMASH. [ARTICLE]

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RAILWAY SMASH. Vt Dauville. m Illinois, 11 pu.-stn-rv iraiu on the Wabasli railway wim dcnulcd and wrecked, with Urn wwill thai Bti jget .sous were killed and nian\ otlicrK \\<'jo .soriouhly injured.

PASSENGERS EXPECTED. [ARTICLE]

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PASSENGERS EXPECTED. Per I'A (> Mr M.-tlwii. IMHiaiHltlag with the fltr Assuyo. (due Api I). K. s. Bainbridge, Miss E. Standerwick, Miss \v. M. Church, 11. F. Mills, H.V. Jordan, J. 8, Maekay, T.s. Livingstone. p< vao M,- Bonn (doeApllS). P.Olyniv. B.C. H. Charl wood* P. (i. Norman, J. i.\

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Tor »li internal oomplaintK dysentry cough ooldaAc., take WTood»' Great Peppermint Core HEAP ENG MOH LINE OF STEAMERS Singapore to Batavia, Cheribon and Samarang sail twice a week. Tons Capt •.s. Giant* Strug 1.128 J.Craig. h.h. Giang Ann 890 C. Kntitcn. «.h. Zweena 1.200 James Khennard. Edexidale 1,128 A. Dunlop.

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SHIPPING CHARGEURS REUNIS s s. TCHAD vine to lea\* Singapore for Mar Bcilles Ist week m Jane, has splendid first class sooommodal ion. I'.essa^e t«» Marseilles $300. Apply to MOINE COMTE A Co.. Agents. Mar as 2t) t s,s. 'SINGAPORE" 1.U57 tons. Captain K. Sheplieid. will be despatched for Bangkok,

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SHIPPING. N.D.L. Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen IMPERIAL GERMAN MAIL LINE. The fast and well-known mail Hteamers of this Company sail fortnightly from Bremen, Hamburg via Rotterdam, Antwerp, Southampton, Gibraltar, Genoa, Naples, (connecting Marseilles, Naples, Alexandria and vice versa) Port Said, Suez, Aden, Colombo, Penang Singapore, Hongkong, Shanghai, Tsingtau. Nagasaki and Kobe

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SHIPPING P. 0. STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY Fo: China, Japan, Penang, Ceylon, Australia, India, Aden, Egypt, Mediterranean Ports, Plymouth and London. Through Bills of Lading toned for China Coast, Persian Gulf, Continental and American Ports. Steamers will leave Singapore on or about MAIL LINES. 1912 Outward (fou China) Assay*- Apl 5

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SHIPPING Hamburg America Line, Hamburg i Deutsche Dampf schif f-f ahrts Gef, "Hans a Bremen. COMBINED SERVICE. Tlu* Hteamers of these Companies maintain a regular service between Hamburg. Bremen, Antwerp, and Itotterdain. and the Straits. China and Japan. Homewards, they are despatched fortnightly for Havre and Hamburg and once a

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SHIPPING M. M. MESSAGERIES MARITIMES MAIL LINE China. Japan, Ceylon, Aden, Egypt and Marseilles OUTWARD BOMEWARn V.aUaC.oi.u A,,!. Tonnwe Cal«dooien A,,,, i E. Sunn,,. A,,.. M Po Hew ia 3 n v.( Ba^«i; JUj Caledonien Ooeanirn June K. Simons Poh ...-,!<„ J,,ne-.M ■AnuaiMl Uehir Jal) H Balazie V.dalaCiotal Aug. i-

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SHI P P I N G Toyo Kisen Kaisha (ORIENTAL S. S. Co.) AND Western Pacific Railway Co. The New Route Via China, Japan, Honolulu and San Francisco to all points m the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe. 355ffyJST flg£fl?ag V&? J— JSSS UTS Shinto maru vtenyo TIME TABLE

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INSURANCE FEDERAL LIFE Assurance Company of Canada. Established 1882. iWbUIIANCE m Force, over »4.).000,000.0( New BusineßH, 1910, ovor £6,640 000 0C RrSu^ ett SurpluB above "abilities fo» KtbbRVE and all outstanding claims. Direct Government Supervision. Cash Loans, Settlements, etc, made locally Policies are WORLD WIDE." J. H. EVANS, Manager, South

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BANKS THE STRAITS BANKING Co. Private Banking Business. 5 Change Alley Current Accounts opened from $10 upwards interest on the daily balances at 2% p a Deposits received at rates which' may be ascertained on application. H. HAUPFE. Manager F b 9 9^ INTERNAT^ BANKING CORPORATION. CAPITAL AND SURPLUS GOLD

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Entries Close at noon oa BttorttV, the 27tb April, except for K iU e So. 8 on the Third I)ay. Entries for Race Ho. 8 the Thud day close at Noon ou Friday, the Kith May. In all races the adverUled Second Prim wfl only he given when there are

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SINGAPORE SPORTINC CLUB. THE SPRING RACE MEETING (UNDER S. R. A. RULES OF RACING,) WILL U HELD ON Tuesday the 7th, Thursday th€ 9th, and Saturday the 1 lth May, 1912. PROGRAMME FIRST DAY. Tuesday, 7th May, 1912. 1. THE OPENING STAKES. 2.30 p.m. Value *»><X>. A Handicap for Horses

THE REVOLUTION IN CHINA. [ARTICLE]

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THE REVOLUTION IN CHINA. Tm Pawmho a ov the Makchu. In hi article dealing with the rise and fall of the Mariclui Dynasty a writer m 'The Times" asks who were the Manchus? He proceeds: The long northern frontier of the Chinese Rmpiiaj is bordered by three rtucs. Physically tlu

CENTENARIANS. [ARTICLE]

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CENTENARIANS. Centenarians seem to he very much m e\ uiencf. Scarcely a week passes without the announcement of the death of someone who has reached. exceeded. Of was on Hie horder of ftve ■COre years. it is claimed m various health statistics that with the increase Of surgical skill and

"LABBY " REPRINTED. [ARTICLE]

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"LABBY REPRINTED. In Truth some contributions l»y Mr 1 v here sri produced undei the shove headline. Hero is one «»i March hi, T 7 m America, young ladies an a< < nstomed :<• sit all da] m darkened rooms m ordV i to blench themselves and thi^ habit at

TIN RETURNS. [ARTICLE]

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TIN RETURNS. 1911. Feb. 1012. Belal 4.96."» *ji:. sto Bnumg HH9 »><.♦ Bnueb :>.C:U 800 N65 Cli.Midri .ing 440 '21<» 526 Ctapeng 7,0«;o t?.". 1,040 Heawood 9)4,896 *J7o kso Kaiiiiiiiiiif*>(lol)arK>9>4:-),l 19 2.H64 7. 184 l\;iii;i!)oi .'{,ooB 27 s 54«» Kinta 114.06."» S6O "h;, Kinta Association 9>6,H5« l l80 1.9.">7 Uladttng

RUBBER ESTATE RETURNS [ARTICLE]

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RUBBER ESTATE RETURNS The first total where given represents figures for 1911, except where a figure :m brackets is given representing so many months. Estate managers ami agents will oblige by correcting returns if wtoiil'. Mnlukoff OKj lUod»j Tekouu 9)11,860 .Ma tit m Ifergai Mergnj Cron Merliinaa w Mount AM>tin

British North Borneo. [ARTICLE]

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British North Borneo. !iiiti>h Borneo IS,

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I Two New Introductions by Fraser and Neave, Limited. 1 Dry Ginger Ale Wholesome and Satisfying. An Ideal Drink. Bottled m K»<>/ Non-returnable Bottle, namely, tin* k D»n' Crown Corked Bottle A Boon to Planters and Dpcountry People. Price, ex Singapore Factory, $1 per dozen. Price, packed (4 doz.) P.

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CELESTINS VICHY TABLE WATER. This bmml oetobnled and toeonpai table water m Older to mm < t 1 1 riiiing d< wands of the public baa beea now inn here m sun. ll bottles, Imjh^; formerly onlj a**ed la large ones. ih. VICHY WATERS.... iv Bomber. Graade Grille, Hospital and

SHARES. [ARTICLE]

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SHARES. RUBBER STERLING COMPANIES. I %Z 2 ll £&?s&> i 5% iDt 1 'I 30,000 1 1 Batu Caves 110% 13 10 0 14 0 0 v«l HO.OOO 1 1 Batu Tiga (Selangor) 20% £3 1 £4 0 0 100,000 1 1 Bukit Kajang 12*% £2 19 0 30,000 1

EXCHANGE. [ARTICLE]

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EXCHANGE. (Corrected up to Mar. lOj Bank 4 m/s 2.4 5-16> demand 24£ Private credits 8 m/t 2-4 V n credits 6 m 24 11-16 France demand Bank 204 Germany, demand 238* India, T. T. 174} Hongkong, demand 17 Yokohama, demand 114 Java, demand 140$ Bangkok, demand 66 Sovereigns, Bank

PRODUCE. [ARTICLE]

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PRODUCE. Mar. 80. Tin (100 tons sold) 96..~ii> Oainbier 10.37* Gambier Cube No. 1 15.75 Qambier Cube No. 2 nom Pepper Black ordin. Spore buyers 21 .:*7 A Pepper, (White fair) buyers 81.25 Nutmegs (110 to the lb.) nom. Nutmegs (80 to the lb.) nom. Mace (Bonda) HO Cloves (Amboina)

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THE BRI-CAL Decimal Adding Machine Will keep books or accounts of any sort accurately m one sixth the time taken by ordinary methods. British J»K&£ss3!^k Every Throughout Guaranteed To add to 100,000 Price $3Q <l«. 1,000,000 $40 In the Office it lightens the work of the clerks. To Accountants it

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De KONINKLIJKE PAKETVAART MAATSCHAPPIJ UNDER CONTRACT WITH THE NETHERLANDS INDIA GOVERNMENT Agents at Singapore, The Shipsagency, Ltd, 2-3, Collyer Quay The undermentioned dates of departure are only approximate. van Noort Bclawan-Deli Mkrkuh Selat Paudjang, Bengalis, Siak. Pakan Baroe A j!l 2 v. d. Lyn Singkawang, Pontianak A {J van Noort

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i For all internal complaints dysentry caugh i colds Ac., take Woods' Great Peppermint Core

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VESSELS IN PORT. Flag and Tone Commanders Arrived From For Whoo Kuantan F.M.S. 249 Tadd V Sham, 17-3 G.M.S. Um**k Z ProvincienDutcru6soo Cat, Bengkalis, 31-1 Dut. Consul Dck GlatibDutGovt 250 Wink Kbio, 22-3 Dut. Consul ChTna S,a Steamers Nat. Tonnage A Master Trom Consignees For Chiengmai <ier 1080 Ota B

ALOR GAJAH. [ARTICLE]

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ALOR GAJAH. MR. SIME PROPHESIES. The third ordinary general —sting was held on Saturday at noon. Present: W. M. Sime K'hjiinuaii 1 11. Karrer. (apt. Craig, W. Horr\. W. A. Sims. JAM. Rennie, rLM.Caldkott, H. Robinson, H. K. Llewellyn, and J. <>. i>a\ies. The Chairman In moving the adoption of

CRICKET TOURNAMENT. [ARTICLE]

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CRICKET TOURNAMENT. s. c. C. <; uuuaox. Played at Blakan Mati on Saturday i-esi.lt ing m a win for the (Jwrrison by 7 i nits. Scores i >. c. c. Bailey b Wilkins 0 i Oliver b Wilkins 0 Brsddell b Wilkins 28 Ifugliston b Wilkins 7 Ford < Willie

GARRISON GOLF CLUB. [ARTICLE]

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GARRISON GOLF CLUB. a Foursome Handicap Competition will l»e held during the Kaster Holidays. Match play 18 holes. Open to pairs from nil units. Stall and Departments and Pro tessions. Professions to be divided M follow I. Law. 'J. Medicine. Civil Service. i. Merchants a< Entrance Fee II per pair,

S. C. C. TENNIS TOURNAMENT. [ARTICLE]

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S. C. C. TENNIS TOURNAMENT. The following Ties will he played on to da> a. Clam sim.u:. Final Tie. F. Moding v Ruys. 11. Class Sim.v Kin \i. TIE. Dr. K. A. Elder v Mticphail. C. Clam Bimole. c v. Bailey v Boeters. Xk\\( OMKICS' H\Mt[( Al'. C. \i. a'B.

SHIPPING NOTES. [ARTICLE]

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SHIPPING NOTES. The I*. and O, I'jil.'twan from Bttrops was to arrive al Port Svvettenhain on Mod day. she brings a general cargo of about ;*oo tons to be duKharged. The It. I. Mail steamer Tboii^wa arrived from Negapatam aarly on SHturday morning with mails and general cargo for discharge.

HAYTORANNUALMEETING. [ARTICLE]

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HAYTOR ANNUAL MEETING. The annual meeting of this Companj srni held on Saturday morning m the Secretaries nnlges Messrs Bvatt and Co.) Mi. W. Oihoossi presiding There were also pres4 ol Messrs. .1. L. Montgometie, E. I Mauldon, J. sfcKensie, :nni >. Gattey (representing the Hecretaci The notice tailing the

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GAME. ENGLISH PARTRIDGES, SCOTCH GROUSE, SHANGHAI PHEASANTS SNIPE. Singapore Cold Storage COMPANY, LIMITED. ENGINEERING nays The Wolsoloy autocar has lone hold .1 bigb reputation, not onh for economy la fuel, hut m th. m O r< Importanl dealdef«tvmoi Reliability remit <<i oootlnuoue ami o\{>ermi< nt as to m < li.uiiril

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WEATHER REPORT. These Weather Telegrams are transmitted by courtesy of the K. K. Tel. Co. and contain the observations made at Hongkong (HK.) Observatory, and at Manila Observatory (MN.) The data arc date and hour of despatch the Barometer rending (inches m HK., Millimetres iv MN.); Direction of Wind and