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The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser, 8 May 1922

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Singapore Free Press AND MERCANTILE ADVERTISER. l K ENTS SINGAPORE, S^., MONDAY, MAY 8, 1922. NO. 10,571).

THE DAY'S NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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THE DAY'S NEWS. The (ienoa Conference *eems to be meiting away and despite reassu/ances i» appears that probably little will result owing to the Russian opposition Patt 7. r b The campaign in China has been a lightning affair apparently ending in thr complete defeat sf (hang fso n Kin

LONDON TOWN. [ARTICLE]

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LONDON TOWN. Those who want to feel the pulse of a uat city and to realise the throh of its reat arteries should join the band of early isers who daily stream in their thousand* y bus, by tram and by underground to ■ion various centres of occupation. I* ast

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MALTHOID RAFFLES HOTEL. T<a Dansant, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. SDAY Orchestral Concert, 9.45 p.m N Guest Nigrht, Dinner and DanciDjr. FRIP W. Special Luncheon Impromptu Dance, 16 to 8 p.m. s\ M RDAY, Guest Niprht, Dinner and Dancing, will na\f prior Claim te scats in the Ball Room. Pn

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mb homu* mam amm -l amm Jw -m mm mcemm. m-mttl. .^ao 9 jftFl^. 3®^ all MwW I CIGARETTES wJmKL. km.l_- UF-WARt .4 <"*••? C*"^" fI 1 ".../K.,^^ I I 1 _4^£^^'™''~zslJ mm-. ~^Wr^ •w TKE MOST REFINED CIGARETTES IN THf MIA, ol? Manufacturrrs ARDATH TOBACCO CO., LTD., LONDON THE

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WTEST ADVERTISEMENTS. Stste Bxpresa cigarettes, tha most refwied in the world- Psge I. Willism Jscka have stocks of British R-atermotae in bar^<": Pag< 7. J'he Tong Kian mysteries n th. Theetiw; Fresh films at the i:v.i)) :-< Psge 2 Bbipping; Dollar, K.P.M., Triestino Lloyd; latest sailings Pages 8 and Tenders

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THE WEEK. League Football. Ex Service Meeting, FCC, 6.15 p.m. His Excellency goes to Pt-nang. Hijrh Water, 857 a.m., 9.12 p.m. Chnnpkat Serdang, Erstt'e, noon. Rent Bo.ird, 2.16 p.m. High Water, 9.49 -..m.. '.>.n p.m. Football Div. 11. United Banks v. Municipality, 8. C. S. C. F. A. 11. v.

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Kv*^M M _ml_>______\_*?m __B ZEISS BINOCULARS PROCURABLE ONLY AT N. LAZARUS— OPTICIAN Medical Hall Building Battery Road. MR. R. V. MEYER, F.S.M.C. (Leadea) F.1.0. (Bng.).

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TO Ll r OR FOR SALE. J LARGE GO! oWNS, newly erected j area from I<J,OOO to 50,000 aq. tL facing rive. LARGE SIOAES from 6,000 to i ***** nq. ft. near wharf and shippI ing. Also three storied buildings for ofletl and godowns. Centrally situated. AU Immediate entry, going

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J TELL YOUR FRIENDS AND NEIGHBOURS THAI il U IITT^J Dt Av Vitagraph's Mammoth Spectacle fflll.W^ lllUlhiCM TCI 1 The T °m Terriss Special Production. IO /MiHImHM" 'EUL DEAD MEN TELL NO I'ALES ariiUnl mttm ls a l m act on s different from an}' *\['j Vj anc unusual events.

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CONCEIT has blighted the career of many a man and often h m a woman nothing more than an offensive snob. Often and female, so self-deluded by their own great rp their true selves. The,y usually remain exalted in i their self-constructed pedestal of greatness enunbl proverbial earth with a

THE SHAKESPEARE CANON. [ARTICLE]

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THE SHAKESPEARE CANON. rhe Shakespeare CajMm. By .1. M Hoat?e 12s. L net.) Some people appear te beliere that Mr Robertson begins his study of a. Shakespean play hy reading the ends of the lines, a; if he were reading down a column of figures In this speech or scene

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this >**u<* will open on the Ut day of May 1922 and <rW gg§*Crll „n at ha fore the 15th day of May 1922. KELANTAN GOLD MINES LIMITED. Kraitl S. tth ments under Ordinance Xo. 155 (Companies) (APITAL $350,000.00. Divided into :i50,000 Shares of $1 each. th, above-- cmed Company

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f 4J5-A: AM. A 9 I HICK, HARGREAVES Co., Ltd. i (INCORPORATED IN ENGLAND). J I i C m- 5 f Piesel Oil Engines. ij '■■■in i 1MB— 1 f Uniflow Steam Engines. i Condensing Plant. i 5 (with Hick-Breguet Fjectair.) > W 5 i C SQLE AGENT IN MALAYA,

HOME BOXING. [ARTICLE]

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HOME BOXING. THE AftATBUfl CHAMPIONSHIPS. The Amateur Boxing Championships, which were held at Northampton Hall, London, resulted in six of the Championships being retained in the Metropolis, while ono was taken to Scotland and one to Wales. There were record attendances to witness the fights, which were of an exceptionally

LORD AMPHILL AND INDIA AGITATION. [ARTICLE]

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LORD AMPHILL AND INDIA AGITATION. ondon. April 17. In a letter to the Morning Post Lord Ampthill asserts that tlhere are good reason* for believing that the opinion of the GoTernment of India that relaxation of the treaty of Sevres in favour of tihe Turks would disarm the Khilafat agitation

RACING WORLD SENSATION. [ARTICLE]

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RACING WORLD SENSATION. Four Mrr Stabbed. London, April Gth. As the result of a series of mysterious outrages in the West End, the police believe that a personal vendetta of a particularly vindictive nature exists among certain sections of London's fashionable Turf followers. Four men, well-known in the racing world,

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Designs for seven new postage-stamps for French Indo-China are being made the subject for a local public competition.

78FT. MONSTERS OF THE DEEP. [ARTICLE]

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78FT. MONSTERS OF THE DEEP. 15 Ton Leviathan Washed Ashore. That sea-serpents or marine creatures 01 enormous length which may conveniently bfl called serpents do exist there << ems little, if any, doubt. Science is always unfolding and exhibiting the secrets of nature nnd is revealing to us living creatures,

SINGAPORE SPORTING CLUB. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE SPORTING CLUB. A girl of fourteen, who is Gft. high and weighs 15st., is still growing. Recording her case in the British Medical Journal, Dr. H. E. Bloxsome, of Fairford, Gloucestershire, states that she is normal in all respects except her size. "She is immenseIj broad and deep in

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IMPORTANT AUCTION SAU i By Order of the Supreme Court, Johort llahrt u£ Miscellaneous Suit No. 52 of 1921. The Oversea Chinese Bank Ltd. o Chargees against Ng Hian Goek, Yap Yeow Teok and Low Ban Seng Chargors He Undersigned have been favoured with Instructions to sell by public auction

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SILVER MEDAL AWARDED AT M P IS ONLY FOR CEfe:ENV MADE LOCALLY I A Bl Sjjjl pH Bwi sEj lv*! H xlw^-Wn- tWu^B^. j HAS PROVE ITS SUPERIORITY -mm. C. AURELY CO. /0 mh Mm \l" W j 2-B,F4nlayso» Creen p FORLATES Singapore. REDUCTION Telegrams: AUHELY. JiN X^^-, IN PRICE

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I WANTED. ferred. State make j l pre ;i9l care of r,Jp£jT R X X «-5 sir .sur rf S^r^ Barker and Coy 121"22X 8ir bl Chambers. Ch r^r«i Bank 5-i WANTBD io BUT. Second-hsnd Chinese or Europesn HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE of every description (big or smsll lots). t»cod prices offered.

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NOTICE NOTICE OF I)IVII)KM>. STK A its MOTORCAR SEU VHE, LTD. (In Voluntary. Liquidation). Notice is hereby given that a first interim dividend of 60 per cent has been declared in this matter, and that the same may be received at the office of the undersigned, liquidlStk Jo e ab

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I im Hi I TENDERS. GOVKKN.MiiM NOTIFICATION. fnr y f u 0l J ,C UP to noon the 19th Ma, UUJ. for the following works 1. Alterations to Telok Blangah Vernacular (W°h,u rr V de QUUrterS for 2 Teach e rJnd .nd vT »nclud,ng general repairs, painting and 1 m,wash,ng

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BYESIGHT aDttm REE CAREFULLY -^^W^ OF TESTED MliP 8 CHARGE m-Am-m- v fl BflK^iri^^ 'teSfc wt^v m2^ cd3a4__p^ i^. m-mEtm-iaSa^^^ r *v^^^ T*^rMWjy^e' .^^aa******^^*^ mmam ---^AmmV Afflk w-tfim-WiJr -WW^-- aimrW aVVm- -tWM^r I^^b I SPUTA "pi. l 1 H .,1° HIC spherical lensfs I GOLD FILLED SPECTAcL^" $300 I I

DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES.

BIRTH. [ARTICLE]

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BIRTH. ANDERSON.- -On April 30, to Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Anderson, Kundong Estate, a daaghter.

DEATH. [ARTICLE]

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DEATH. BTEVBNS.— AI the General Hospital, Singapore, suddenly on May 5, 1922, H. R. Stevens aged 48, of the Singapore Harbour Board.

SINGAPORE FREE PRESS. MONDAY, MAY 8, 1922. Comment of the Week. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE FREE PRESS. MONDAY, MAY 8, 1922. Comment of the Week. It will be a long time before we know the truth about the fighting in China. The victory of each side will be described with more than the usual inexactitude. The Southern combination will claim all that is possible

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Members are reminded that the annual meeting of the Singapore Branch of the Ex-services Association of Malaya will take tlaee this evening in the lounge of the .C.C. at 6.15 p.m. Saturday being the anniversary of the King's accession, a salute was fired at nooo and many of the ships

GOVERNMENT AND CRAG HOTEL. [ARTICLE]

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GOVERNMENT AND CRAG HOTEL. After having had it under their Control for only about two years the V. M. S. Railways have decided to give up the proprietorship of the Crag Hotel at Penang. The exact reasons wkich have forced the Department to this decision are not made Apparent, but

DEATH OF MR. H.R. STEVENS. [ARTICLE]

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DEATH OF MR. H.R. STEVENS. The funeral took place at Bidadari cemetery on .Saturday, of Mr. H. R. Stevens cf the Dockyard Department of the Singapore Harbour Board. Prior to entering the Board's service, over three years, ago. the deceased, was with Messrs Topham, Jones and Railton at Prai. Mr.

SARAWAK AND THE M.B.E. [ARTICLE]

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SARAWAK AND THE M.B.E. At the close of a review of the Sara wal Exhibit at the M.B.E. the Sarawak Gazetfc says His Highness the Rajah has aske< us to say how much he appreciates effort: made by all to ensure this success especially he mentions the names of Majoi

Untitled [ARTICLE]

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The cinematograph film of the antilosquito campaign in Singapore is very ear completion and will be shewn shortly.

LOCAL WIRES.

INDIAN IMMIGRATION. [ARTICLE]

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INDIAN IMMIGRATION. 'n 'K'.ISI.ATIov (From OwOn^J Kaak I Messrs. Bioo, a letter to th p thottho Indian Emigrati 0„ ,n B p> S Introduced mto Assembly last yeai n, the provisions wil! y-ar to person. Lnder the terms of th, tion of unskilled la!,. ful except lo .act CQUnt conditions

PLANTERS AND COOPERATION. [ARTICLE]

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PLANTERS AND COOPERATION. (From Our Own Corn-spondmti lpoh An informal mei Inf of Perak planters including droaw d i\\ Mi. I thre Socio! ies Di pai I ent intended to arork ■igricultare on features wh< roof are operation and agile 1 tin .1 i nquired fin:,operative bank.- in where the

THE RUBBER PROBLEM. [ARTICLE]

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THE RUBBER PROBLEM. No Agreement nm***ai (From Our Own Correspond*.-. huala I.umpur. ifl The Malay Mail co? Colombo states tnat the Times of Gqfc has received a -able containing the infraation that an SfTeeflMOt has not tad reached between the Dutch and 8r Governments on rubber restriction, lbs Dutch grower,

STRAITS TRADE POSITION. [ARTICLE]

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STRAITS TRADE POSITION. Governor Interviewed at Colombo (From Our Own Corr*sj*>nder: Kuala La«f *l The Malay Mail CSHOI Colombo states that, interv:- u Colombo, Sir Laurence Guilfeaanj he was not prepared to discus of rubber until aft* r hi Much depended B|MN the iana*** Churchill Commitl Opinion in the >*

VICTORIA THEATRE. [ARTICLE]

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VICTORIA THEATRE. "The Kid" tir at tho Victoria Theatre 3 having achieved If formances at the Tta petition arranged for age of eight to attend the in costume representing (Tht. Kid) proved was an oatstnnding impersonators were tilrn- 1 OOtO atre and Mr. E. A Brown prise, an order SB

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4s#* For MARTINI ROSSI'S ITALIAN VERMOUTH Italy's Finest Production. (Caldbeck Macgregor Co., Ltd. i; (Ir-irporatai <n Shanghai. Tel. 228 87 Cocil Strool n MWMBI |,n, IH n jmj_ Jewellery and Silverware NUMBER, IN VARIETY AND IN CHEAPNESS THERE IS NONE TO RIVAL B. P. De Silva j l. BISHOP ST..

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IjWhat about your J BAGGAGE j TOU insure your valuably and effects at 1 home: do you protect them in your baggage when travelling? i Property to the value of many thousands of pounds is lost, damaged in various i ways, or stolen every year in transit by 1 railway

IN THE BALANCE. [ARTICLE]

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IN THE BALANCE. GENOA'S FATE. [Beof it-t Service.] Paris, May led t.. Genoa this i.enoa. May T,. h ifl held prolonged Wirth and Her a -on to beli v« v.,r-. highly important snd ternal litootion of (ieorge st'ongly ai moderation w>th obligations doe on Itafo-Kuaeian 11. Krassin and .•ition lfl

CHINA'S WAR. [ARTICLE]

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CHINA'S WAR. WU PEI FIT'S VICTORY. HOSTILITIES ENDED. [Reuter's Serrice.] Peking May 5. A message confirms the completeness of General Wu Vvi Fu's rietory in the neighbourhood of Peking. It sac, that the reports, not yet officially confirm^ indicate -mashing Chibli victory along the whole ine Maehang to the Hun

THE DRUG HORROR. [ARTICLE]

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THE DRUG HORROR. MORPHINE SMUGGLING. MATHEWS LIFTS THE VEIL. [Reuter's Service.] Condon, May 6. Mr. Basil Mathews, who has just returned from Geneva, says that the morphine problem is much more worldwide than the cocaine problem at present, because it has enormously affected the Far East, as wall as Western

CHINESE DEBTOR'S AFFAIRS. [ARTICLE]

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CHINESE DEBTOR'S AFFAIRS. Application was made to Mr Justice Barrett-Lennard in the Supreme Court oa Saturday for a warrant for the arrest of Khoo Piak Gin, who formerly carried on business as Chop Khoo Choo Guan and Co. ot 59 Chulia street, and against whom a petition for a receiving

GENERAL CABLE NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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GENERAL CABLE NEWS. U. S. AND THE ALLIES. DEBTS OF WAR. [Reuter's Service.] Washington, May 5. In the S.nate, Senator Borah attacked M. Bakbmetieff, the formier Russian representative, in connection with loans America advanced to Russia through him, and asked him to reply to the allegation that he was responsible

MUNICIPALITY NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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MUNICIPALITY NEWS. Concrete Road for Singapore. it is hopetf that the work on ttu> Kallangroad will shortly be commenced. The Commissioners will be asked to decide upon the form of construction, and a report has been prepared and will bi presented at an early date. It is anticipated that the

RUBBER FIRM'S ACTION DISMISSED. [ARTICLE]

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RUBBER FIRM'S ACTION DISMISSED. Judgment was entered in the action brought by Lim Yang Hong, trading oa Chop Lim Lee Hong, against Messrs. Teo Bah Tan and Co. in which plaintiff's claimed $7,762.72, alleging that they sent a quantity of rubber to defendants' mill to be cured. Some of it

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FRESH STOCKS JUST RECEIVED. F. H. AYRES' CHAMPIONSHIP LAWN TENNIS BALLS. jm£ >:: SELECTED FOR USE IN ALL jfm^ THE GREAT CHAMPIONSHIPS j|i|R^ AND TOURNAMENTS THROUGH- EVERY BALL THOROUGHLY N^ yr EXAMINED AND TESTED. PRICE $11-00 per dozen. SPECIAL PRICES GIVEN TO TENNIS CLUBS Robinson Co., Ltd. COMPLETE SPORTS OUTFITTERS

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THE OCEAN STEAM SHIP CO., LTD. AND THE CHINA MUTUAL STEAM NAVIGATION Co., Ltd. (The Blue Funnel Une— Alfred Holt Co.) (Companies Incorporated in Englaod) SINGAPORE, PORT SWETTENHAM PENANG TO LONDON, AMSTERDAM, ROTTERDAM, ANTWERP and HAMBURG. SINGAPORE to MARSEILLES. HAVRE and LIVERPOOL. SINGAPORE to GENOA, MARSEILLES and LIVERPOOL. SINGAPORE, PORT

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I "ELLERMAN" LINE ELLERMAN BUCKNALL STEAMSHIP Co. LfO. (Incorporated in England). mj^-w-w,.- \%m m.» --mmmmmmm mm. mmmmmmmmm' i »9 1 i'i»w*w^MWMMiaiii^^MMMMß_M_M_i_a__^_^_^i_MM*M^MaiMW«M^MWWtM PASSENGER SERVICB Steamer Leaving Singapore. s.a. CITY OF CALCUTTA For Maraeilles, London May 14 FREIGHT SERVICB I Steamer Doe Singapore. s.s. CITY OF CALCUTTA Marseilles, London, Dunkirk, Antwerp May

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P. O. BRITISH INDIA* AND APCAR UNE (Incorporated in England.) MAIL AND PASSENGER AND CAR(;o SFRvim PENINSULAR AND ORIENTAL S. N. CO E (Under Contract with Hia Majesty's Government) LONDON FAR-EASTERN SERVICI b ROM LONDON TC MARSEILLES, LONDON >v^ DUE SINGAPORE IX AV^ q NG *f VNT **I DELTA about

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h SIAM STEAM NAVIGATION CO., LTD. (INCORPORATED IN SIAM). h SINGAPORE BANGKOK COASTING SERVICE Ir« -r>_ranu, Kelantan, Bangnara, Telupin, Patani, Singora Kor 18l fiaan, Chumpon, and Bangkok. Arrival Departure YUGALA May 8 May 10 IHIDOL May lf> May 17 DDHADIB May 22 May 24 ♦ted throughout with electric light, and

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O. S K. Proposed Sailings from Singapore. (subject to change without previous notice) European Line: For Marseilles, London, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Antwerp, via Colombo, Suez Port Said. Alps Maru arr. May 23 dep. May 24 New York Line: For San Francisco Panama, New York via Japan. Alaska Maru arr. May 7

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The Ocean Steam Ship Company, Limited. The China Mutual Steam Navigation Co., Ltd. AND EUerman BucknaU Steam Ship Co., Ltd. (AMERICAN MANCHURIAN LINE.) (Incorporated in England.) JOINT SERVICE TO NEW YORK via SUEZ OR PANAMA FROM NEW YORK Stoamera. jy_ e S'pore Route For KEELUNG May 22 Suez Straits Philippines

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INDO-CHINA I attara Navigation Co., Ltd. (Incorporated in England.) .Direct Service to Japan via Hongkong and' Shaaghai and to Calcutta via Penang. from Singapore. Taking Cargo on through Bills of Landing for Canton, Macao, Swatow, Amoy, Chefoo i Tientsin. Newchwang, Yangtze porta, Formosa, the Philippines, etc. FOR PENANG AND CALCUTTA

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STRUTHERS AND BARRY .•m i Operators United States Shipper;* Board j Singapore to Los Angeles and I San Francisco. s.s. WEST PROSPECT due Singapore to load May l.v s.s. WEST OROWA due Singapore to discharge May. 20. s.s. "WEST OROWA due Sngapore to load Junu 6. s.s. WEST CHOPAKA daa

SHIPPING NOTES. [ARTICLE]

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SHIPPING NOTES. The P. and O. steamer Dunera has left Hongkong, and is expected to arrive at this port at noon on Wednesday, 10th inst. She will proceed to the P. and O. Wharf om arrival. A recent paragiaph in these Notes stated that the Khoen Fong was reported to

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QUALITY is the point I which is necessary ,//U=F"^ in an enjoyable U£=^ g y, S^ y Cigarette. S y, i > r That's why I "EMBASSY" I VIRGINIA No. 77 I ££g& M has been justly |^«a%|| described as I I c^J?vt|i THE CIGARETTE g l^^^p DE LUXE Bt?Y?

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s.B. "GLENIFFER" Consignees of cargo per the above steamer j from Europe (April 30) are hereby notified a that a general -urvey of all eargo landed in a I damaged condition will be held on Wednesday J 10th May in godowns Noe. 2 and 3 at 9 a.m. No further

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Genasco Roofing I 2 PLY AND 3 PLY O COMPLETE WITH PATENT KANT-LEAK Dim AND NAILS FOR FIXING l -*>e result of the I Ofe** 40 3piy Is| J <*• Per I manufacture -^^H^ i j GE<V4SCO B^^^mß sat/s/iesfrom I withstands I|&%"cm^M beginnlnt to j I tropical heat f^Jggg^M enrf.

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MAIL TABLE. TO-DAY. Cucob Edina 9 a.m. I Cucob Hong Aik 9 a.m. Pulau Soegi Benuit 9 a.m. Hongkong, taking mails for U. S. A. Canadn Take Gitano 10 a.m. Malacca Sri Patana 1 p.m. Malacca Kheng Seng 1 p.m. Batu Pahat Aing Leong I p.m. Sarawak Goebilt Kuching 2

EXCHANGE. [ARTICLE]

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EXCHANGE. May M. Hank 1 m.s. 2'<l Bank demand 2:5 21 Private cri?dur., 3 m.s. 2jt 7-32 India, T. T. i«o'_. Hongkong, demand 1 1 p.c. Prem. Yokohama, demand 107 l i Bangkok, demand M*\k Sovereign, Bank Bnyins Bank of England Rate 4 p.c. IfUano, Anril 24. Exrbans* on London

PRODUCE. [ARTICLE]

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PRODUCE. Gambier Cube No. 1 1 vOO (Jambie r us<, Peppor Black 13.75 Ppppcr (white fair) 25.50 Tapioca, Pnuill fiake, fjp. S.OO Pssri S;.go small 8.40 Copra Mix 19.30 Copra Sundried 10.75 Opium, Beuarea uncerf: 4,500 Rice, Rangoon wbile 230 Rice, Siam N'o. 1 for export 3*?o Ri«?e, Siam No.

C. OF C. ASSOCIATION. [ARTICLE]

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C. OF C. ASSOCIATION. LU.3O oom. Saturday, May 6, 192'J. Pal? Crepe. lii I bea Smoked Si Clo*.ng Pries* dsefef Prices Buyers Se; *r» Buyers Sellers Spot 27 »i 27% Latest London Cable* Quote London Spot London Spot Tony of Market: Steady.

SHANGHAI CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. [ARTICLE]

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SHANGHAI CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. Shanghai, April 21. The British Chamber of Commerce at its meeting announced a fight on the coast trade duties and is planning to take up j with the Tariff Revision Commission the elimination of export and import duty on goods carried between native ports. The Chairman

"ECONOMY LAND." [ARTICLE]

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"ECONOMY LAND." If Newfoundland wero in need of another name it woui.l deserve to be called "Economy Land." "Amongst the Newfoundlanders," says the report just issued by the Department of Over-Seas Trade on the trade and industrial resources of Newfoundland, "there aro practically no very rich people and comparatively few

TRADE AND COMMERCE.

FRASER'S REPORT. [ARTICLE]

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FRASER'S REPORT. Singapore', ||a) i'». lin.— USlJLi. 7.. tons .sold -577. Kuhhers. Quiet. Allenbys 16, Kempas $4, Tapahs 18.25, Utan Siaasaaa $1J Jimahs 97H, Kedahs $1.55, RUlakoffi United Malaccas 82%, Teluk taaans |6.10. Mining. -Murais -rr-. Uh Yams in*.. Tiii lins 14.10, Renongs rr Rawani Johans 60, Nawng Pets SO,

LYALL AND EVATT'S REPORT. [ARTICLE]

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LYALL AND EVATT'S REPORT. Singapore, Mav «i. Tin.— £lsl. 2s. OJ. Bueeera. Brogas sellers 27%, i Peraka sellen $1.30, Jimahs 36 $1, Tarn balaka 40 45, Katoyanga 92% 97%, Sandyerofta are on offer, Bassett. ha buyer*. Tins. Batang Padangs :J7'_. 12%, .L lantoha buyers 40, Johans 60 02':;. Linguis $2.95

JAPAN WANTS MR. SUTTOR. [ARTICLE]

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JAPAN WANTS MR. SUTTOR. In wa> reported aone time ngn that Mr. J. B. Suttor, Commercial Commission er for the New South Wales Government was to be recalled by his Government owng to obengei made in the .system of appointment In this connection it is in teresting to learn from

B. N. B. OIL. [ARTICLE]

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B. N. B. OIL. Another "fFort ia being mam- to djsoovet oil in British North Borneo. Geologists of the Anglo-Persian Oil Company are now on the work. The senior, Mr. Chapman-Brown ha been in the service of the A. I*. O. Co.. for a number of years and has prospected

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A*H* approximately $5,000,000. A M ,9t- ro. n»n«n.r«. Aseurancea in force over $17.*****0 m m A usim l#e assurance vmm, lmffed. HEAD OFFlCE:_Winchester RotrntJagS^ Old Jc^ vr The C^any has £20,000 posited 'with^Supreme (&Tb^ L Ig-'S' fi'wtfah Life [VB PLANS OE ASSURANCE Assurance Companies Act. tr.-- AGENTS WANTED cwps-TARV MANAGING

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SINGAPORE CRICKET TOURNAMENT.

SERVICES DEFEAT LANKA UNION. [ARTICLE]

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SERVICES DEFEAT LANKA UNION. The Bervicaa regiatered their ?econd success in the Singapore Cricket Tournament on Batarday, when, playing «>n the S. R. C. ground, they defeated the Lanka Union by 54 runs. The wicket was hard and fast, but th< bowling so good that tht batsmen had to fight

S.C.C. PRACTICE MATCH. [ARTICLE]

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S.C.C. PRACTICE MATCH. Tamp t. Lag unable to send down a I the s.C.C. a practice game took place on the Padang on Saturday between teama captained by C. C. Simpson an I 11. Bf. Cantrcll, the result being an easy aria 'or the latter^ le. Several nem playera aren

COUNTY CRICKET. [ARTICLE]

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COUNTY CRICKET. A Reuter cable of the 6th inst. states that the mat^i botWOOM Oxford University and KlddlaeJg roaafted in a draw, Oxford Bg on the fi^t innings. A Racial cable from Toronto, dated May ♦'.th, atat that Oarada hr.s withdrawn from the Davis Cup, owing to insufficient time in

SINGAPORE YACHT CLUB. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE YACHT CLUB. YESTERDAY'S RACING. The first of thc series of races for Mr. W. London's, Rear Commodore, 191!) Challenge Cup, came otf yesiemay morning in idea! weather. Nine boats started at 10 ajn. on I broad reach to the W ite Beacon Mark Boat. There was a strrng ebb

OF TOPICAL INTEREST. [ARTICLE]

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OF TOPICAL INTEREST. rV* cm hardly imagine the admirable banking establishment, which, prides on being permitted to "jaga" the overdraft, dealing .with one of I juniors who had won a prize in the Calcutta sweep qaite as tre Liverpool hank treated a member cf its staff in the following story

SPORTING NEWS.

FOOTBALL. [ARTICLE]

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FOOTBALL. S.CF.A. Leagi:e Final. The Una! iii the Straits Chinese Football Association League was played on the Reclamation ground on Saturday afternoon, witnessed by a huge crowd. The match waa between the Bendemeer and the White Star Clun, and was a closely contested affair, the Bendemeer winning by the only

RACE TRAINING. [ARTICLE]

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RACE TRAINING. There waa quite a large attendance at the Racecourse on Saturday to see the work. The mominga now are light early and as there are many horses training it has been decided, for this meeting anyway, to begin the sxercisc at 5.30 a.m. instead af fAS as usual.

JUBILEE HANDICAP. [ARTICLE]

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JUBILEE HANDICAP. Reuter cables the following result of the Great Jubilee Handicap, which took place at Kempton Park on Saturday: Silver Image, 7-2 1 Monarch. 109—12 2 Roman Bachelor, 11 2 dead heat Crubenmore, 100 G 3 Won by three lengths, four lengths between second and third. Fifte n ran.

GOLF. [ARTICLE]

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GOLF. S. G. C. Medals. The May Monthly Medal (Bogey) Competition was played on Saturday and Sunday, and resulted in a win for D. M. ,Doig with a net score of 1 up. Thirty-ore cards were taken out and the following were returned. D. M. Doig 12 1 up D.

KATONG GOLF CLUB. [ARTICLE]

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KATONG GOLF CLUB. The competition for the monthly medal and ball sweep wfll be held on Saturday and Sunday, May 20th. and 21st.

USELESS BATTLESHIPS. [ARTICLE]

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USELESS BATTLESHIPS. Sir Percy Scott's Onslaught. London, March 24th. An attack is being made on tho Navy estimates in and out of Pj.rliam«nt. notably on the question of bottieahipo. Sir Percy Sott writes that there is a criminal wilful waste. The air is the first line of d. fence an

SOME DIFFERENCE. [ARTICLE]

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SOME DIFFERENCE. After the disaster to the Roma a member of the U. S. House of Representatives ma, e a speed) urging an appropriation for a G vernment r,; o~_{0 to make helium gas. A few daya later he roac to a question of personal privilege. 'Mr. Speaker," he said.

Untitled [ARTICLE]

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Mr. H. Parry, Resident Manager of the Penang Harbour Beard, has returned from lca\ at home. Nothing i^ yet definitely settled regarding rumoured new appointments in the oppor ranka of the P. M. S. Civi] Serviee says the Straits Echo. News has be^n received in' Kuala Lumpur of the murder

VOLUNTEER ORDERS. [ARTICLE]

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VOLUNTEER ORDERS. (Week ending May 12). Monday Bth. 5.15 p.m., Eurasian and Chinese Officers and N. C. Os. Tuesday 9th— 5.15 p.m., Eurasian, Chinese, and S. F. A. Company parades. Friday 12th.— 5.15 pjn., At Raeburn Hous:, S. H. B. Platoon "B." Co. Special Squad. No Malay Co. Parades during

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