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The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser, 21 March 1925

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Singapore Free Press AND MERCANTILE ADVERTISER. i CENTS SINGAPORE, Bm% SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 1925. NO. 11,445

THE DAY'S NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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THE DAY'S NEWS. Lord Curzon's illness terminated fatally yesterday Page 9. In introducing the Navy estimates Mr. BridKeman said it was proposed to send a float inu dock out to Singapore, but the main scheme of a graving dock uould not be forgotten Page 7. Mr. Mac Donald contended that

TOPICS OF THE WEEK. [ARTICLE]

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TOPICS OF THE WEEK. Quicquid cyan; Lomm. ■■> uuxtri mat ft mgm I-ibeili Juvenal. The Imperial Government ia more subtle than the Topicist thought. In order to allay the anxiety of -.ill those poisons who Me m the Singapore base a menace to Jape lome thousands of miles away, it

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WING LOONG H RECOCNIBRD HOLSK for M RO |M W TROPICAL SLITS. j. HIGH STREET. RAFFLES HOTEL. I Telephone No. 2920. NIGHTS. Dinner and Dance. Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. TEA DANCES, Every Monday and Friday. i i BSTRA L COM 1 ERTS.— On Sunday Nights at 9.30 p.m. GRILL

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SM\siil_'_-^ 1 ffliiiiiiiiiiiiwiin #j&«^ 1 1 H n __sm v.-n^ ,'^v **^,^f^» TATE ::^lSisiJl^_P«^feMw have achieved unique favour with discerning smokers because of their B unfailing high quality, and are jsmoked m the confident knowledge that this high standard maintained for 30 years will never be departed from. VIRGINIA CIGARETTES

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LATEST ADVERTISEMENTS. Partnership notice Page 7. Pi ii Negri at Alhambra neixt week Page 2. Ford motors employ 60,000 people making cars Page 4. United Engineers specialise m marine engineering Page 5. The equipment attached to Dodgr va rs is enumerated on page Special features of the Good Maxwell car

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WING LOONG FOR HIGH CLASS TAILORING. Style, Cut and Finish Guaranteed. 32, HIGH STREET.

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THE WEEK. Saturday, 2l»f. High Water, 7.13 a.m., 9.15 p.m. French outward mail d«e. F. and Neave's annl. mtg., Trafalgar->t., noon. Talks on Divine Power, V.M.C.A., I p.m. Summmff 22v.d. Hiph Water, 8.28 a.m., 9.58 p.m. B. I. outward mail due. High Water, 9.-6 a.m., 10.29 p.m. French homewfird mail

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THE HAPPY VALLEY Every Man thinks he knows WHAT SHOULD THE GIRL DO? H.... D P. Houghton Butcher's Clearance Sale. PRIMUS ENGINEERING Constructional Toys Clearing at yW off list Prices. CAMERAS 30% «_sosi Bargains for Everybody Camera Housi, Robinson Rd. NEW GARDNER CAR On Hire Day and Night. Phone 2055.

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VICTORIA THEATRE. NEXT MONDAY, MARCH 23rd, AT 9.30 P.M. FOR ONE WEEK ONLY' JAMES McGRATH LTD. Present the "London Record" Revue Stars: Lee White 8 Clay Smith ENTIRE LONDON COMPANY 30— COMEDIANS-SINGERS-DANCERS-30 including LEE WHITE'S famous "UTTLE PEACHES" Monday The Latest London Production Thursday j Another Lee^mte Personal 23rd -VOGUES

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From Friday, March, 20th to Wednesday, March >-^**^ Another excellent seven-reel production. This ti 1 1 Hi Jf j| Dirt of a lively, thrilling and sensational character AT THE ALHAMBRA Tan Cheng Kee Co., Ltd.. Proprietors, In the Second Show at 0 p.m. Sharp. A MARSHALL NEILAN PRODI (TION A

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CHUUCH SERVICES. ST. ANDREWS CATHEDRAL. The Fourth Sunday m Lent. Holy Communion, a.m. Holy Commnni Choi Sern m. Mann- tany. ~m. 5."'" p.m. Evensong and Sermon. ST. MATTHEWS SEPOY LIXE3. N Service. ring the foi Hal Hvy i Mnmunion. Tuea I y 7 a.m. H am. Matii Wt h 7.4

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CHRISTIAN SCIENCE READING ROOM. (2nd floor) o_-o'PRobin>on Rd. Services Suruh y> 10 a.m. Te-timony Meeting. La>t Wednesday m each month 5.3'> p.m. Re»ad .n,r Room open, free to all, on Wednesdays anl Fridays from !*.30 a.m. to 11 a.m. ST. JOHN'S CHURCH. JURONG. 9 a.m. Matins and Sermon (Teochev.*.) Holy

F. M. S. LOAN TO SIAM. [ARTICLE]

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F. M. S. LOAN TO SIAM. THE TERMS OF THE GRANT. The English version of the Statistical Yiar Book of Siam for 1924 gives the following particulars of the £4,630,000 loan contracted with the Government of the Federated Malay State,, for the construction of the Southern Railway. An agreement was

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mm _mmm< s___S_ s '"oi^7? i W^^_^/ V /^^Sk The ENERGY of HEALTH \Mmr y rowing child is 4Jfl^ ex: far more energy m The Glaxo-fed baby is free from order to keep his health than he tne risk of such dread diseases would m England Everything is as Enteric

WASH-YOUB-CAB SERVICE. [ARTICLE]

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WASH-YOUB-CAB SERVICE. M re! hod at Home. Ope of the latest developments m the '<■'■ industry at Home a plan that has Leen Ina* g trated by progressive window era hint nctrn. These peopl v. ash both ■fc OUSS windows on a flat monthly esr\ c< asia and they have

ALGIERS TO CAPE TOWN BY MOTOR. [ARTICLE]

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ALGIERS TO CAPE TOWN BY MOTOR. Nairobi, Mar. 5. The French motorist, Captain DeLin.ee tt a,<ompanied by his wife and a moi hai arrived here yesterday. He is for-fneytag from Algiers to Cape Town m a rpccially (.instructed Renault car, with six doubls-tyred wheels. The party left C loml Bechar,

PERAK MOTOR UNION. [ARTICLE]

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PERAK MOTOR UNION. ihe excellent record of the Perak Motor Union during the past year is m pleasing rast to _>ne or two other semi-public I m Perak, and the Committee of this I ..<..' i y deserves the thanks of all motorists. Th" membership has increased and the financial

STILL MORE SPEED. [ARTICLE]

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STILL MORE SPEED. Pace is still mounting up m automobile racing. Word is to hand from America giving details of a remarkable performance ly the American crack T. Milton, who driving a straight eight Miller special cover. od during: a race 250 miles m 2 hours 6 mm. 50 sec,

HORSEPOWER. [ARTICLE]

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HORSEPOWER. Ihere is only one way of finding what the real horsepower of an engine is, and liu.t is hy the brake test B.H.P. and P.A.C. rating are sltogcther different. To ssccrtain th, 1 R.A.C. rating of your tar. square the bore (inside measurement I, multiply the result by the

BUCKS AND RALEICHS THIS WEEK. [ARTICLE]

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BUCKS AND RALEICHS THIS WEEK. Thirteen new numbers have been issued by the Traffic Branch for motor car registration during the past week. Thi last number issued up to yesterday was S-5420, a Buick car. The last number issued for motor cycle registration was S-1180, a Raleigh cycle.

CLOSED CAR SHOW. [ARTICLE]

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CLOSED CAR SHOW. A show of pnclosed cars was held recently m New York, over 200 models, representing the products of 49 manufacturers, being exhibited. Sedans were most numerous. Most of the exhibits were f quipped with balloon tyros, while hydraulic four-wheel brakes figured prominently.

CAREFUL DRIVERS' CLUB. [ARTICLE]

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CAREFUL DRIVERS' CLUB. As part of a campaign to reduce ac cidents at level railway crossings, novel safety first organisations known as Cs Drivers' Club. have been formed m America. Membership carries with it tho pron: <c j that applicants will drive carefully a^ nil times and stop before crossing:

ALBION'S CHOSEN. [ARTICLE]

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ALBION'S CHOSEN. Municipalities throughout the world are fast recognising the special merits of the motor vehicle for dealing with problems m connection with which only the horse or bullock was previously considered. In this connection, it is interesting to note that the Rangoon Corporation have made their first venture m

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Sixty Thousand People toil m oac i a Viv Ih Wages paid for similar work m th*, world In W may buy tho lhat *mm\T7^ y^ W"V For $1,095 THE LOWEST PRICK ]>. HISTOKI SgLF-OTARTER FORD OnS^TON^ TRUCK CHASSIS •FORDeHvcry" FORDIZE YOUR DELIVERY-SAVE tmik iv, MONEY. WE CAN BUILD THE

TOURING IN INDO-CHINA. [ARTICLE]

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TOURING IN INDO-CHINA. BEAUTIFUL EXCURSIONS. Part 11. The traveller with a minimum of time ac his disposal should certainly visit PnomI enh, the capital of the ancient Khmer kingdom, which is but a six hours' motor run from Saigon. This town enjoys a unique situation on the four channels of

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A most Bfinoyiag rattle is sometimes caused b> a spars whc.l, carried on a bracket to the body of car. This equipsent sht i.id be keit tightened at all times. T.:ts cf motorists at the Canadian National Exposition m Toronto showed thai 11 p(r cent, of the drivers f 11

BALLOON VERSUS HARD TYRES. [ARTICLE]

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BALLOON VERSUS HARD TYRES. Interesting Facts. A paper of general interest t-. motorists vv;.s read by Mr. Colin Macbeth before the Institution of Automobile F.ngrineers at Glasgow and Wolverhampton on January iOth and 20th respectively. It is evident :hat tht author is entirely m agreement vith the views already put

PEKING CARS. [ARTICLE]

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PEKING CARS. All Carry Flags. Most of the motor cars belonging to foreigners that are seen m Peking streets ncw-a-days bear flags of the different nationalities of their owners, which is not surprising, says the Far Eastern Times, m view of the number of cars command. ered by the military

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The County Council of London, is considering the passage of a resolution warning that m five years no horses will be alh-wej on London streets.

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.glillllllllllllllllllllllllllllHW OoSGEBRDTEiERS MOTORCAR I I Special Dodge Brothers Motor Cars 1 I SPECIALLY BQUIPPBD W|T H Fly tit Ktted with B_!oon tyres. I f:, Kla! aU,c| siiiholsiery, motoineter. nickelptated bumperg M *?x ront mr «»to_«tie aenen wiper, improved driving adr- "••-trie .v bulb horn an.l enahioi: coven. I Complete set

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A Ja new, stttt better MAXWELL &t a tower price The Nguj Good 5 to 25 Miles per hour m 5Vf _VJ_IV^_EL.L 8 seconds. 2250 58 Miles per hour __a^*s _B_t WLcvA* >•• "*>i v __F aV^AwL *_T r I hose are but some of the features J^s^ WmmKmf of

OUR LATEST STUNTS. [ARTICLE]

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OUR LATEST STUNTS. (From Our Own Correspondent I.ondt n. Feh. 19. Let me give soma nice new *stunt* tjpics *>f discussion: Surgeon-Commander L. Liadop has a theory that the influ.nza germ is contracted through the eyes and that motorc ggles should be Worn when travelling m crowded omnibuses and trains.

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Prisoner to the West Ham magistrate: Will you allow me to speak to you, mate? Magistrate: Yes.

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Marine Engineering flt AND _____-__^_3f^ ____k Shipbuilding I ji TANJONG RHU S S^ 1 ■aaß i i Sr >■ wfof _i^ s_fc__fcfe____sssflr_£__ ______"n| IFI B l• *gr*jj*s T~ -immm,ii 55 )__l4^_wir^r^€s^f^^*^-^^^_^__^_l' "•>-. s -*^JS_B_§ ny Qt,rr.i"i.<_ r r 1 sx: mmm/Sr^ elr **^E-t_-Bt^ d '-^^> *^_3B__ Kl_lj L t_o 1

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Sciatica Many people endnn a lift atony through Sciatica yd then convincing proof thai De Wnfs I'ilii will always give prompt relief. Perhapi the experienceoi Mraffords the best proof ol the rrfkses of the remedy, for here JM I severe case. Writing from 12, C Terrace, Camden Town, London, N.,

NAVY ESTIMATES. [ARTICLE]

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NAVY ESTIMATES. ARREARS OF CONSTRUCTION. FLOATING DOCK FOR SINGAPORE. [Reuter's S^nrJee I London, Mar. \'.k Mr. W. C. Bridgeman, First Lord of th< Admiralty, introducing the Navy Estimatein the House of Commons, explained thai the of nearly five million sterling Was due partly to the fact that the estimates had

DELHI COUNCIL. [ARTICLE]

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DELHI COUNCIL. GOVT. DEFEATED ON CRIMES BILL. INDEPENDENTS JOIN SWARAJISTS. [Renter's ServLe.] Delhi, Mar. 19. In the Assembly Sir A. B. Muudiman announced that His Majesty m Council had assented to the Bengal Ordinance Act for Suppression of Crime m Bengal. The whole day was devoted to a discussion of

THE TORNADO HORROR. [ARTICLE]

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THE TORNADO HORROR. [Reuter's Service.] Chicago, Mar. 19. According to the latest estimates the tornado casualties are 300 killed and 500 injured at Murphysboro; 350 and 900 at West Frankfort; 380 and 300 at Parrish, 400 and 400 at Desoto. The rescue woik is hampered by fires which attacked the

LORD CURZON PASSING. [ARTICLE]

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LORD CURZON PASSING. [Reuter's Service.] London, Mar 19. This evening*! bulletin sa\ Lird Canon lost ground during rhe day and the gravity of his condition is increasing steadily.

SOVIET LEADER DEAD. [ARTICLE]

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SOVIET LEADER DEAD. [Router's Service.] Moscow. ||ar. 20. The death has occurred of M. Narinianov. j President of the Central Soviet Executive] Committee.

AMERICA STILL INVESTING. [ARTICLE]

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AMERICA STILL INVESTING. [Reuter's Service.] New York. Mar. 19. The ten million dollar loan to Finland! when placed on the market was speedily j subscribed.

AMERICA AND CHINA. [ARTICLE]

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AMERICA AND CHINA. [Reuter's Service.] Washington. Mar. 20. President Coolidge ia considering th.- appointment of Mr. Mac-Murray. Assistant Secretary of State as th? United States Minister t«> China. [Latest telegrams on page UJ.

ROMAN RELICS UNEARTHED NEAR DEAL. [ARTICLE]

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ROMAN RELICS UNEARTHED NEAR DEAL. Gold Coins— "As New." Some interesting and important discoveries of Roman coins have been made during the excavations of the ruins of Richborough Castle, under instructions from the OAce of Works. It is officially stated that during the past few weeks no less than 8.500

SAFETY IN FOGS. [ARTICLE]

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SAFETY IN FOGS. i An ingenious device which 18 claimed to go far towards preventing collisions st sea during fogs has been patented by a boilermaker of Sunderland. The invention j consists of su apparatus which i- fixed on the bridge deck, and abov? it there is s dram which

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j BUSINESS CARDS. UGHT MAfISEUSG DAILY II A.M. TO 10 P.M. 3"), llencoolen Street. phase Send for the Illustrated Catalogue of Musical Instruments SEASON CO., LTD. ,g 111 and 113, North Bridge Road J I fl mrwttfttfftftr/Wftgft**->^ tffto^^ THE PREMIER MANILA CIGAR. I > IggJ M La bunder" cigars have

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NOTICES. CHANGE OF ADDRESS. lynTVPg N TPinc ■mm i g r mm 9~f j, MAP w The offices of Linotype Machinery Ltd., are being removed from 1-4 Bernam Street to 64, ROBINSON ROAD All communication? should now be sent to G4 Robinson Road. LINOTYPE MACHINERY LIMITED. SINGAPORE BRANCH. I NOTICE.

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a r For WATCH VALCT Specialising m accurate timekeepers to withstand the climatic conditions of the East. POCKET WATCHES JOHORE LEVEK I $5 Each. IN TWO SIZES I MOTION LEVER THIN PATTERN WITH SCREW Xit I CASES Stocks of Cold and Silver Hunters and Half Hunters. WRISTLET WATCHES NEW PATTERN'

SINGAPORE FREE PRESS. SATURDAY. MARCH 21, 1923. Death of Lord Curzon. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE FREE PRESS. SATURDAY. MARCH 21, 1923. Death of Lord Curzon. By the death of Lord Curion England loses a statesman ot* remarkable character, great experience and I considerable achievement. The deceased Ear! had been one of the most notable figures m the political life oi England for the last

The Hamilton Appointment. [ARTICLE]

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The Hamilton Appointment. The position with regard to the appointment of Mr. A. W. B. Hamilton of Penang to the post of Registrar of Jinrikishas m Singapore is rather peculiar, and it is impossible to find out officially exactly what that position is. Penang, very naturally, is rather annoyed at

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The Penanp Ratepayers Association has i been exempted from registration. The Rt. Rev. L. Perrichon, coadjutor to j the Bishop of Malacca, arrived m Penane; on Wednesday from Teluk Anson. Mr. A. T. Newhoult, A.D.0.. Parit and Biuas, together with Mrs. Newboult and child, will be leaving* for home on

LOCAL WIRES. [ARTICLE]

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LOCAL WIRES. mVALA LU ACCHtjr, fatal Reacts, (From Our Owi r," r!(1 KuaU l-umpur Mr. F. P. Short, of the S x Menal da Plantation was tovolved m a moto, -ith Mr It ,st. c. Joh Meeara. Harrisons. Barke. died m hospital this m. After larvhtg m the men Joined

THE FERRERS-STRAITS TIMES LIBEL ACTION. [ARTICLE]

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THE FERRERS-STRAITS TIMES LIBEL ACTION. (From Our Own Con ipoad M K uala »»H>ur. Mar Messrs. lord and Desi the Straits Times ad M an application l big service of the plain! o the jurisdiction of I «on with the libel a, j Monday.

RABIES IN KUALA LUMPUR. [ARTICLE]

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RABIES IN KUALA LUMPUR. (From Our Ot i Kuala Lumpur, Mar *g m the kuala Lumpur of the preval

WASTEFUL IPOH. [ARTICLE]

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WASTEFUL IPOH. (From 0 0* Ip«'h. .,r. Ju At the annual n Society, the h< i President. It was res j pensive scale ia Ing i of luxurious fare ii It wai i May Day -V ii I S Jon Bui a i l Puasa, w I I likely to

ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL. [ARTICLE]

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ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL. Appeal for Funds te Presen Memorial. The- f ceived: P* ri %U Che< Sai Pai R A 11. <

"STRANGLING THREADS." [ARTICLE]

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"STRANGLING THREADS." Thi- Eng sl ie Pa adiura a il] rivet attentioi fine work pui into it J very thrilling Miss Alma Ta; found product this house, *"T Bliss."

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An Order m Coun I Navy holding a i nant commissi i i l mmisi which becomes dfecth the I I Governor shall naive su trould b paid I i ter n" j rorily holding such eppoii Mr. G. Pykett, U A •omc time on the I ,v and Co..

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"THE CONNOISSEUR COMES TO CALDBECK'S' 9 BARCLAYS LONDON LAGER The "DOCTOR" Brand FIRST SHIPMENT TO THE EAST JUST ARRIVED. FOR FILL PARTICULARS AND SAMPLES Apply to SOLE AGENTS Caldbeck Macgregor Co., Ltd. (Incorporated In Bhansrhai.) Singapore, Kuala Lumpur. Penang. Ipoh. PA I KOMSED BY ROYALTY THE PICK OF THE LATEST

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Aulo Scorn* P Whisky. J SOLE AGENTS: W. R. LOXLEY CO., Robinson Road, Singapore. PEARS' < y GOLDEN SERIES. I

LORD CURZON DEAD. [ARTICLE]

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LORD CURZON DEAD. STATESMAN AND ADMINISTRATOR. 1(lsI|M .i ISHBD CAUBt [Renter's Service.] London, Mar, 20. inced of Lord Curzon. K< dleston was horn at Januaryi Wit. At the >,; was appointed Asj., Secretary to the I few years later tarj *-f State for luently Under. Secretary of i Affairs. He

OUR TROPICAL FAILINGS. [ARTICLE]

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OUR TROPICAL FAILINGS. [Reuter*s Service.] London. Mar. 20--f scientific research al portions of the by Mr. Ormsbyin London, said it the Empire that until a College for Trofind wl at the Germane Africa before tht- war that we had done ible to what the Dutch had

PAYING THE PRICE. [ARTICLE]

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PAYING THE PRICE. [F«*utera Service.] Moscow, Mar. 20. i". reign Trade i arrangementa would interests to li Bakhalien when the

GENERAL HSU IN FRANCE. [ARTICLE]

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GENERAL HSU IN FRANCE. ice.] j Paris. Mar. 20. Hsu, accompanied visited Le Boars

HERRIOT AND SECURITY. [ARTICLE]

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HERRIOT AND SECURITY. >• rvice.] Paris. Mar. 20. lays M. Herriot has I lish and Czecho- reign affairs about j ci views ope* en the Geneva pro•nd. and the future Earlier rabies appear on Page 7.]

AIR LINKS IN AFRICA. [ARTICLE]

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AIR LINKS IN AFRICA. Brussels, Feb. 13. ii :ttrreement for m rs of transport by railway is to be discu^ed betwe n Ministers for Cointr es. r ictical r- suit of an would I c the construction of a j 1 ongo River <«>nnecting th«» and the French Congo. An-

NO ACCOUNTING FOR TASTES. [ARTICLE]

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NO ACCOUNTING FOR TASTES. under the above caption,] s recent issue of an Australian i "The quel to what a "wag"! -'ice Dai line: further I to betray some of th lankind. Amber liquid m is one of them. A morbid i ther. Take yesterday, fo.* j the heat out

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of between 500 and 600 eon■J tt '«t Pris.o. have been present kl > lectures given during the tanged by the County Director for the LI, Wight, Mr. H.

A TABLEAU OF DEATH. [ARTICLE]

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A TABLEAU OF DEATH. A FIVE MINUTES TORNADO. 3 TOWNS BLOWN FLAT. [Reuter's Service.] Springfield. Mar. 20. All the resources of the Red Cross have been placed at the disposal of the victims of the tornado, which appears to have lasted scarcely five minutes. It occurred m the middle of

INDIA SELLS ITS MERCHANT FLEET. [ARTICLE]

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INDIA SELLS ITS MERCHANT FLEET. [Reuter's Service.] London, Mar. 20. Following the example? of the United States and Australia, it is stated that the Indian Government is inviting offers for the purchase of a fleet ef six merchant steamers totalling 33,000 tons. They are all ex-German vessels and have hitherto

SIAMS DUTY. [ARTICLE]

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SIAMS DUTY. We. Straits Echo, hear that special steps have been taken to bring to the personal knowledge of the King of Siam the scandal that exists as regards the traffic m women and girls across the Siamese-British Malayan frontier. That should prove sufficient, for His Majesty is not only

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It has been decided that one of the steepest streets m Havre, the Rue de Montmorency, shall be provided with an escalator to replace an existing steep pathway. The steps of the escalator will be sufficiently wide to accommodate perambulators and bicycles.

"STANDARD" RUBBER. [ARTICLE]

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"STANDARD" RUBBER. THE I\ A. M. SUGGESTIONS. Singapore Manufacturer's Views. The report of the sub-committee appointed m Kuala Lumpur to go int- lh« nju**tion of the various charges and counter- j charges made between rubber planters and ths Singapore Standard Qualities Com-| mittee, which we published m a summarised form

JAPANESE NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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JAPANESE NEWS. Studious Prince. (By Courtesy of the Kanyo KiehiXich: >hi; ibunsha. I Tokio, Mar. 19. The Prince of Chichibu, brother of the Prince Regent, who attended the sittings of both Houses for long hours expected to attend hearings of the lokyo District Court and the Supreme Court to-morrow.

The Railway Budget. [ARTICLE]

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The Railway Budget. The Government m the H<»u.^e <if Peers has been compelled to accept th amendment m the Railway budget propose*}} by the Kenkyu-kai with some modificati "»ns, as a result of th_> latter's strong assertion which was helped by member- appointed by Imperial order who were at the

Nippon Disaster. [ARTICLE]

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Nippon Disaster. It is believed that the total damages, sustained through the Nippon fire which destroyed 2.134 houses, will amount to five million yen. It i? asserted that the cause of the fire was ignition due to excess heat m a cotton spinning machine.

Embassy in Moscow. [ARTICLE]

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Embassy in Moscow. Several buildings have been selected m Moscow by the Commissariat for Foreign Affairs to be used by the Japanese envoys when they arrive. The office of the Embassy is to be chosen, from among those selected, by the Japanese Ambassador.

A SEA MONSTER. [ARTICLE]

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A SEA MONSTER. Seen by Ship's Crew. Sydney, Feb. 7A story that a sea serpent, 60ft. m length, had been sighted off Port Stephens is recorded m the official log of the steamei St. Francois Xavier, owned by the Compagnie Navele d'Oceanie, which has arrived j at Newcastle, New South

POLICE COURTS. [ARTICLE]

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POLICE COURTS. SMUGGLED CIGARETTES. In the Third Police Court yesterday morning, four Chinese were produced at the instance of Mr. Mitchell, A.S.P., and charged with possession of dutiable totacco. Ihe Chinese were arrested the previous evening m Reformatory-road, where Mr Mitchell discovered a number of tins con taining cigarettes. Later,

SINGAPORE DIOCESAN ASSOCIATION. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE DIOCESAN ASSOCIATION. The Annual Meetin*. Th« annual general meeting was held m Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday, at the Parsonage. The Rev. B. C. and Mrs. Roberta kindly entertained membera to tea before the meeting at which about thirty persons were present. In the absence of the Bishop, the chair

POLA NEGRI. [ARTICLE]

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POLA NEGRI. This dramatic film actress will be seen on the screen at the Alhambra m "The Spanish Dancer" on March 26th. This film is a notable picturization of a story of the times of Philip the Fourth of Spain and great care has been taken to reproduce accurately the

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A few weeks ago the Chief Executive Officer of the Calcutta Corporation had to present a lugubrious report on the financi'il outlook. He showed that revenue was diminishing, that expenditure was increasing and that the current financial year was. likely to reveal a deficit of thirteen lakhs. The income from

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ROBINSON Co., Ltd. (Incorporated m the Straits Settlements.) SPECIAL VALUE PURE FUR FELT HATS DRAB, MID-GREY, FAWN. Ribbon Bound Brim and Plain Cut Brim British Manufacture. REAL VELOUR HATS Self and Contrast Bow Bands DRAB FAWN BEAVER Price $16.50 Each Nett. All Sizes m Stock. British Manufacture. Robinson Company, Ltd.

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BLUE FUNNEL LINE t JIM Regular Services to. LONDON, AMSTERDAM, ROTTERDAM, ANTWERP, HAMBURG AND BREMEN. GENOA, MARSEILLES, LIVERPOOL AND GLASGOW. MARSEILLES, HAVRE, LIVERPOOL AND GLASGOW. BOSTON, NEW YORK AND BALTIMORE. Takrng cargo on through Bills of Lading for all Overland Points. WEEKLY SERVICE— LONDON AND N. CONTINENT. Due Singapore. THESEUS

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STEAMER SAPLINGS Ellerman Bucknall Steamship Co., Ltd. (INCORPORATED IN ENGLAND.) "ELLERMAN" LINE. Passenger and Freight Services TO UNITED KINGDOM AND CONTINENT VIA PORTS AND SUEZ CANAL. FREIGHT SERVICE HAVRE, LONDON, ROTTERDAM. HAMBURG. s.s. BLOEMFONTEIN due Mar. 27 s.s. CITY OF CANTON due April 27 s.s. CITY OF ATHENS due May

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SjgAMER SAILINGS P. O BRITISH INDIA AND APCAR LINES (Incorporated m England* MAIL, PASSENGER AND CARGO SERVICES PENINSULAR AND ORIENTAL STEAM NAVIGATION m LONDON AND FAR EaST MAIL SERVICE. (Under Contract with His Majesty* Government). OUTWARDS FROM LONDON. HOMEWARDS For China and Japan. For Tonnage. Singapore, Usn 1925 Tonnagre. Sings^

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. [ARTICLE]

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. RUBBER RESTRICTION. The Lesson of Dutch Exports. To the Editor of the Times. Sir, From time to time you have commented m your City columns on compulsory restriction of production m British Malaya. Its inception early m November, 1922, certainly proved a palliative to th 3

A BATTLE LONG AGO. [ARTICLE]

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A BATTLE LONG AGO. To the Editor of ihe Daily Mail. Sir, It would be of great interest to me to know if there are any comrades still living who fought with me m the Perak (Malay States) Expedition under General Colbourn m 18 TO. I was under fire with

RUBBER ROADWAYS. [ARTICLE]

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RUBBER ROADWAYS. (To the Editor of the Malay Mail.) Sir At a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Federated Malay States Rubber Propaganda Committee, held on the Y?th. instant, the interesting articles and letters which had recsntly appeared m the press on the subject of rubber roadways were discussed.

BISHOP ON "PREACHING FOR HIS SUPPER." [ARTICLE]

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BISHOP ON "PREACHING FOR HIS SUPPER." Not A Little Tom Tucker. Aberdeen, Feb. 5. Bishop Deane, presiding at the annual meeting of the diocese of Aberde n and Orkney, m Aberdeen, said that sometimes when he visited country charges he found an objectionable custom obtained. Just before he (the Bishop)

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SHIPPING NOTES.

MARINE COURT. [ARTICLE]

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MARINE COURT. The Master Attendant had before him m the Marine Court yesterday a Chinese lighterman who was alleged to have tied his twakow to Cavanagh Bridge, thereb.. committing a breach of Port Rules. The accused man said that he was not guilty because he was prevented from going any

PACIFIC FREIGHTS. [ARTICLE]

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PACIFIC FREIGHTS. The rate of freight on rubber m bales jto Pacific Coast ports has been fixed at GSIS ry-r 20 cwts. The special ocean rate of freight on rubber m cases to inland points has been raised from GsB to Gslo j per 40 eft., and the rate of

FAMOUS SONGS OF THE SEA. [ARTICLE]

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FAMOUS SONGS OF THE SEA. Chanties of the Old-time Sailortnen. Two Americans from Massachusetts, that great homo of th early whalers, have given to the world a remarkable collection of the old-time sailormen's chanties remarkably illustrated. It is called M Deep Sea Chan- ties" (William Heiremann. Eld.;. Mi-. Prank j

A SEA MYSTERY. [ARTICLE]

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A SEA MYSTERY. News of a mysterious disappearance at sea was brought to Brisbane hy the Canadian Government's steamer Canadian Exi plorer, which arrived from Halifax and Xew London, via Auckland on Monday. Feb. 10. One of the most popular men on the vessel. John Pearson, the second engineer, it

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The poi t and harbour works of Auckland are to be developed and improved at a cost of £750,000. Australia is inclined to be perturbed at the steady flow <f immigrants from southern Europe, and m the near future the regulation requiring a non-British Immigrant to possess UU is to

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Burns Philp Line (Incorporated m Australia.) I FOR SYDNEY, MELBOURNE, via JAVA, DARWIN, THURSDAY ISLAND AND BRISBANE Regular monthly sailings by the -well-known steamer MARELLA (7,375 tons) and MONTORO (5,000 tons.) The s.s. MARELLA is the largest and finest steamer trading to Australia. Cabins ft* Luxe, single berth cabins, swimm'ssW

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"GREEN JI STRIPE" VSSl^ftOT Blend of N^Jgpr Choice Old Whiskies. i Obtainable from all Dealers. JOHN UTTLE CO., LTD. (Incorporated m England.) SINGAPORE AND KUALA LUMPUR. MESSAGERIES MARITIMES Under contract with the French Government Mail and Passenger Services. DIRECT FORTNIGHTLY FAR EASTERN SERVICE. HOMEWARD MAILS. To Msrseilles via Colombo, Djibouti

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SHIPPING NOTES. The Japanese steamer Luzon Maru brought a cargo of coal from Osaka yesterday. The P. and O. steamer, Soudan, has left Hongkong, and is expected to arrive at this port at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24th. The P. and O. Kidderpore has 'also left Hongkong and is

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STEAMER SAILINGS 0. S. K. Line. Destinations Steamers. Arr. Dept London. Hamburg, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Bremen, via ("lombo, Aden and Port Alaska Maru Apr. 16 Apr 17 Nevv vrk via San Francisco Panama Shunko Maru from Kobe Apr. end. i own, kio, Santos, l and Buenos Aires t Panama Maru Mar.

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STEAMER SAILINGS JfilL.. Round-the-World "**SJ mm __MIW I f__\ B I lt9L fm%?£?m \___Mt s» PASSENGER AND FREIGHT SERVICE 38 Days to BOSTON 41 Days to NEW YORK OILBURNERS. NO COAL DUST. NO CINDERS. ABSOLUTE CLEANLINESS. via Port Said, Alexandria, Naples, Genoa and Marseilles. From New York these fine new

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STEAMER SAILINGS AMERICAN FAR EAST LINE. OPERATED FOR UNITED STATES SHIPPING BOARD I BY STRUTHER AND BARRY, MANAGING OPERATORS f SINGAPORE TO LOS ANGELES AND SAN FRANCISCO. U.S.S.B. WEST CAJOOT M^ r 21 U.S.S.B. WEST SEQUANA A r U.S.S.B. WEST PROSPECT jgj and subsequent steamers approximately 30 days apart. For

WAR ON VULGAR PLAYS. [ARTICLE]

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WAR ON VULGAR PLAYS. CrvsasM to Purge Broadway. New York, Feb. 1.1. A crusade to purge B: >adway of "dirty" "vulgar" playi has been begun by the New York World. "Producers face a public revolt,* 1 it says. "unless they cease competing with eacn other m presenting obscenity with the

BLINDNESS AND DEAF-MUTISM. [ARTICLE]

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BLINDNESS AND DEAF-MUTISM. The Commonwealth Statistician v Mr. Chas. H. Wickens) bas now made available Part IX. of th Census, which gives particulars of the blind people and of the c'taf- mutes m Australia. In earlier censuses m Australia attempts were made to Rather information concerning various physical and mental

POISONOUS FUMES IN BATH.ROOM. [ARTICLE]

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POISONOUS FUMES IN BATH.ROOM. Youth's. Death Caused By dale. The r of using a g-. a ba dv tig windy weather was sised at an inquest a* Surbit* n Ol i" side, agt I 18, ol Surbiton Bill-park, wa i and m ru j< m tl tl al rwards. Mrs.

WELL-KNOWN PARIS CAFE TO DISAPPEAR. [ARTICLE]

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WELL-KNOWN PARIS CAFE TO DISAPPEAR. Paris, Feb. 4. The Taverne Pousset, on? of the best, known of the cafe* on the Grands Bou!e- 1 vsrds, to-day closed its doors. Th« build- j injf is t». be pulled down to make way for the extension of the Boulevard Haussmann. The dieapp?arrnce

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Counsel (at Lambeth)) to a husband: Why don't you be master m your own house?— The man: The daytß of miracles are past. I

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3v S> (^A£?\j^*^'-^^ %^r mr stf I FRASER NEAVE, LIMITED. #S *5r I I tMt -Mr -Mr f -—^1 1 and Culinary Essences, renowned for their excellence throughout I Malaya Siam and the Dutch Indies m ___9_\ ___W tassss *^assassssssv •faeS FOR QUALITY AND SERVICE. §*_\f_\f^r f?_f> '•>. ."*> .-TV*?:

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I 7 ff^\mffflffffnW i> tt r Sir UM r— ItiJii J C 1 i y y >=, iFHofDRINKI OF THE PAY > Cultivate the hab.t .<t ItSJag I a Uttle of Ell-ott \l-iuit m■ m J I! m half a tumbler of *»StW I every morning be to re DCC

FRASER & CO., EXCHANGE AND SHARE BROKERS. [ARTICLE]

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FRASER CO., EXCHANGE AND SHARE BROKERS. PtIDAY, 20th MARCH. of thTsWe W?, 8 ShGW the issu marked.] d l,ars unless otherwise MINING. Asam Kumbang <£i, 3 Sellera BatangPadang^tn 0 4 fHitam Tin 6n Tdris Hydraulic (J) g «jg Johan Tin •>■ *-d. K- Kamunting (log) JJ; Jg Kamunting 4iJs ca.

MAGICIAN AS COUNSEL. [ARTICLE]

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MAGICIAN AS COUNSEL. Natives are now using witchcraft to hypnotise magistrates into giving verdicts m their favour. In a recent case a native paid a witch doctor a large sum to attend the court and exercise his art. His presence, however, was discovered by the prosecution, and he was ordered

EXCHANGE. [ARTICLE]

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EXCHANGE. March _Q. Bank 4 m.s. 2 4 l.lfl Bank demand 2 3 11-3J Private credits 3 m.s. i~.:^ New York, demand 551.. Credits 1)0 days _->_, r ranee, demand 1010 India. T. T. Hongkong, demand li._, pc jjj y Yokohama, demand IJJ Num. Java, demand 139 1 i Bangkok,

PRODUCE. [ARTICLE]

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PRODUCE. Copra Sundried 11. H5 Opium, Benares unt. AAm* Rice, Liang Hin Chan Mark Blue Eagle (Old) 375 Rice. Liang Hin Chan Mark Red Eagle (New) 298 Rice, Siam old No. 1 330 Rice, Rangoon Bintan 2K."> Rice, Rangoon Sioka 257 Rice, Siam Broken No. 1 220 Rice, Siam Broken

C. OF C. RUBBER ASSOCIATION. [ARTICLE]

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C. OF C. RUBBER ASSOCIATION. Singapore, Mar. 20, 12 noon. Singapore Standard Ribbed Smoked Sheet. Spot 67U 67-V4; April-June 60 86%, July-Sept. 63 63%; Oct.-Dec. 62 02 London Quotation Sheet Is. 7%*\ Market Steady.

RUBBER AND TIN RETURNS [ARTICLE]

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RUBBER AND TIN RETURNS Sees: Rennie, Lowick and Co. Burma Devel Synd, 8,605. Sjcs: Guthrie and Co. (Kuala Lumpur). Sungei Buaya, 62.819; Ampat, 86,722; Kwaloe, 34,370; Sumatra. 170.231; Continental. 17.600; Soengei Radja (coconuts) 49.400. Sees: Derrick and Co. Kluang, 14,000; Sungei Gau Tin, ?tone crushed 728 tons; Tin won 40.67

THE LATE MISS L. S. GIBBS. [ARTICLE]

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THE LATE MISS L. S. GIBBS. Miss Lilian Suzette Gibbs, who has died at Santa Cruz. Teneriffe, had done valuable work m botanical exploration m various parts of the world. She had two years' training at the Swanley Horticultural College, and then became m 1901 a studen' m the Department

TRADE AND COMMERCE. [ARTICLE]

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TRADE AND COMMERCE. FRASER'S REPORT. 7~* Singapore, .Mar. 20. Rubber.— ls. 7*4 d. Tin ±,240 5a us tons 124.50. With a rise m the price of Tin nearly all tin shares are on the linn side. Mmmg Mambaus have been done at I.OH, Kawangs at 1.20 and Rahman Hydraulics at

MACPHAIL & CO. LTD'S REPORT. [ARTICLE]

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MACPHAIL CO. LTD'S REPORT. i> v, Singapore, Mar. 20. --London Is. J52 Quiet. Local Tin.— London &246 6a. Local L24K 120 tons sold. Rubocrs—Steady. Aft„tal*ahs have buybuyers at n with sellers ar SO m v Pamlan, .have buyers at 67 with seller, at 01. BUklt delotongs are uncharge,! 68 62

LYALL AND EVATT'S REPORT. [ARTICLE]

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LYALL AND EVATT'S REPORT. Singapore. Mar. 20 I vi 1— (246 Be. Up 16a. Local 124 125 Rubber. i 7%dm up %d. Local 67%! Rubbers.— 1,, spite of all round enquiries busnnss ,s very difficult to put through and quotation; remain stationary m most cases. Bassetts offer nt 98, Jimahs

ROSE MACPHAIL & CO'S REPORT. [ARTICLE]

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ROSE MACPHAIL CO'S REPORT. Singapore, Mar. 20. Rubber.— Ls 7%*\ Tin.— £246 ss. 12.". tons. 124 Tin and Rubber have both "advanced m pnce and the market shows more signs „f activity m these sections. Industrials and Loans continue m demand Rubbers— New Scudais have been taken al 1.30 and

GUTHRIE'S REPORT. [ARTICLE]

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GUTHRIE'S REPORT. Singapore, Mar. 20. ire market continues on the Dp-grade and closes firm after a very steady weekLondon and New York have evidenced considerable strength, and an optimistic view In the near future prevails, owing to the further substantia! reduction m London stocks to 20.534 tons. The general volume

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Debtor (at Nottingham): My wife must have married me for my uniform, not my money I am a railway porter.

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Assets over $5,000,000. TUT? TDl?Arr rinrrnnir w ww,~ Assurances m force over $17,000,000. THE GREAT EASTERN LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY, LIMITED. u^An nm™ w L (Incorporated m Straits Settlements) HEAD OFHCE --Winchester House Singapore. LONDON OFFTPP- <*> nw r The Company has £20,000 deposits win, wmma_ r, LONDON OFFICE. 32 Old

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BANKING. HONGKONG AND SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION. (Incorporated m Hongkong) Head Office: Hongkong. Authorised Capital $50,000,000 Issued and fully paid up $20,000,000 Reserve Fund:— Sterling 4,500,000 ru m. S 'J Vt r $26,500,000 Keserve Liability of Proprietors $20,000,000 COURT OF DIRECTORS. Cr. ML Young, Esq. Chairman o ,1 hlte Es <l-

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BANKING. CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA. AUSTRALIA AND CHINA. Incorporated m England by Royal Charter. Paid up Capital m 600,000 shares £5 each £3,000,000 Reserve Fund 3,900,000 Reserve Liability cf Proprietors 3,000,000 HEAD OFFICE, 38 Bishopsgate, London, E.C. Agencies and Branches. Alor Star Hamburg Puket Amritsar Iloilo Rangoon Bangkok Ipoh Saigon

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ROYAL EXCHANGE ASSURANCE. (Incorporated m England by Royal Charter A. D. 1720). FIRE MOTOR CAR MARINE Fidelity Guarantee— Administration Bonds Singapore Representatives— lessrs. BARLOW Co. Messrs. HARRISONS, BARKER Cu., Ltd. Branch Office 64, The Arcade, Collyer Quay. A GORDON LEE, Resident Manager.

THE ASSIZES. [ARTICLE]

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THE ASSIZES. SEVEN YEARS FOX GRIEVOUS HURT. Govindasamy, the Tamil who was I charged before the Assizes as the result of a fatal assault he committed on a Sikh motor car driver m a garage m Peck Seanroad February last, was found guilty of voluntarily causing grievous hurt with a

CHILD WELFARE SOCIETY. [ARTICLE]

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CHIL D WELFARE SOCIETY. (Fifth Liel of Donors.) The Bntertainnacul Comanittat thank the following donors who have kindly booked stats for the plays to be green by the members of the Hoi Thin Amateur Dramatic Association on the April Ist.. 2nd. and 3rd. m aid of the fundi of the

BOY SCOUTS ASSOCIATION. [ARTICLE]

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BOY SCOUTS ASSOCIATION. Orders for week ending March 2i>th. Monday, 23rd. Individual Troops Parade. 5.15 p.m. Tuesday, 24th.— Signalling Class, and Ambulance Class. Headquarters 5.15 p.m. Thursday. 26th.— Band Practice. Headquarters 5.15 p.m. Friday, 27th. Officers and Patrol Leaders Class. Methodist Publishing House, at 8.30 p.m. FRAMK C. SANDS, Commisssioner.

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Sir Frank Swettenham is kind enough to say that he always likes to join me m one of my hunts after truth, because there is so much variety m the game; and I am sur-j I am always glad to have so agreeable and learned a companion m the field,

CRICKET. [ARTICLE]

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CRICKET. P. S. AND L. vs. SERIVES. Opening Batsmen Flog Weak Bowling. Trenchant batting against weak bowling produced a harvest of runs on the Padang yesterday afternoon, when the match between the Public Services and Law and the Services m the S C.C. Cricket Tournament opened before a good attendance.

IRISH HORSES FOR MALAYA. [ARTICLE]

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IRISH HORSES FOR MALAYA. The Turf Club's Scheme. As stated before the Singapore Turf Club has had under consideration the question of importing from Home maiden horses, to give a change from the usual practice of obtaining griffins from Australia. In this connection a circular has been issued hy the

S. V. c. ORDERS. [ARTICLE]

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S. V. c. ORDERS. aturday, 2 p.m. Bukit Timah. S R A o 2 p m Far rer Range. Malay Coy Sunday. 7 a.m. Bukit Timah. S. R A (vf Farrer Range. Malay Coy

SPORTING NEWS.

BELGIANS WIN ARMY FOOTBALL. [ARTICLE]

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BELGIANS WIN ARMY FOOTBALL. [Reuter's Service.] Paris, Mar. 19. In the soccer inter-Army tourniment the Belgian Army beat the French by 2 to 0 and the Belgians thus win the eiampionship having already defeated the British.

LEAGUE FOOTBALL. [ARTICLE]

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LEAGUE FOOTBALL. TReuter's Service.] London. i\lar. 19. In the first division of the English League, Blackburn lost to Bury by 0 to 1. In the second division, Hull drew with Middlesbrough 0 lo 0.

HOME FOOTBALL. [ARTICLE]

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HOME FOOTBALL. To-day's League Matches. Tho following matches m the English and Scottish Leagues will be played to-day. Division I: Arsenal vs. Everton. Aston Villa vs. Notts County. Blackburn R. vs. Tottenham IL Bury vs. Cardiff City. Huddersfield T. vs. Bolton W. Liverpool vs. Burnley. Manchester C. vs. Sunderland. Newcastle

FOOTBALL. [ARTICLE]

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FOOTBALL. S.C.O vs. H.M.S. Foxglove. A team from H.M.S. Foxglove met an S.C.C. side on the Club ground yesterday afternoon, the game resulting m a win for the Clnb by three goals to nil. It was quite a good game, except for the shotting which was very poor on both

CARPENTIER WINS IN ONE ROUND. [ARTICLE]

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CARPENTIER WINS IN ONE ROUND. light m a Cafe with a Famous Actor. Paris. Feb. 13. Georges Carpentier, the boxer, met and defeated Maurice Chtvalier, the revue actor, m one round. The scene of the encounter was a restaurant m the Champs Elysee*, where the two men met by accident,

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The anti-epidemic sanitary cordon which runs from the Baltic to the Black Sea, along the western frontier of Russia, has been* strengthened by the establishment by the Latvian Government of a naval quarantine station at Libau, as suggested at the International Health Conference held at Warsaw m 1922. The Epidemic

BOY SCOUTS ASSOCIATION. [ARTICLE]

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BOY SCOUTS ASSOCIATION. Ordnv* for week ending March 21st. Saturday, Mar. 21st.— Compulsory Combined Parade. All Troops Headquarters 4.30 p.m. FRANK C. SANDS, Commissioner.

S. C. C. TENNIS TOURNAMENT.

MONDAY'S TIES. [ARTICLE]

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MONDAY'S TIES. Profession Pairs. King and Duthie vs. Atkins and Preston. Nathan and Nathan vs. Huber and Ingold. Mallinson and Robertson vs. Snowie and Sargant. de Stuers and Holmes Smith vs. Sneli and Hill. Wilson and Oggier vs. Webster and Pavidson. Ziegele and Makki vs. Winter ard Cooper. Anderson and

TUESDAY'S TIES [ARTICLE]

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TUESDAY'S TIES Championship (Preliminary). Moss vs. Poyser. Mallinson vs. Palmer. Cutler vs. Ziegele. Profession Pairs. Col. Haseldine and Major Vyvyan vs. Lee and Baker. Championship Pairs. Potts and Cameron vs. Winter and Fulcher. postponed. Haybittel and Hare vs. Major Davies and Lt. Bourke. Cooper and de Stuers vs. Atkins and

S.V.R. ASSOCIATION. [ARTICLE]

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S.V.R. ASSOCIATION. There will be the usual monthly Spoon Shoot on the Bukit Timah Range on Sunday 29th. instant. Firing to commence at S a.m.

TANGLIN CLUB TENNIS. [ARTICLE]

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TANGLIN CLUB TENNIS. Yesterday's Play. Handicap Doubles (Men). Donaldson and Tfalo pius 15.2 beat Dobson and Hickey plus 5, 7 5, 6—3. Handicap Doubles Ladies (Final). Mrs. Hamilton and Mrs. Treadgold minus 3 vs. Mrs. H. Stevens and Miss Hutchison, scr., unfinished.

Monday, Mar. 23rd. [ARTICLE]

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Monday, Mar. 23rd. Championship Pairs Final (Men). Denham and Lee Warner vs. Whitley and Hamilton. Ladies Singles. Mrs. S. Cullen plus 3 vs. Mrs. Hamilton scr. Doubles Handicap Final (Men). Bridges and Hewitt plus 4 vs. Donaldson and Teale plus 15.2 or Dobson and Hickey plus 5. Championship Pairs Final

Tuesday Mar. 24th. [ARTICLE]

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Tuesday Mar. 24th. Championship Pairs (Mixed). Miss Hope Falkner and Denham vs. Mrs. Hamilton and Whitley. Ladies Singles. Mi's. Hesta proa 15 vs. Miss Fawcett scr.

Wednesday Mar. 25th. [ARTICLE]

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Wednesday Mar. 25th. A. Class Doubles Final (Mixed). Mr. and Mrs. Hewitt plus 3 vs. Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Cameron minus 6.3 I.adi.s Singles. Mrs. Cullen plus 3 or Mrs. Hamilton scr. vs. Miss Griffith-Jones scr.

Thursday Mar. 26th. [ARTICLE]

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Thursday Mar. 26th. Final. Ladies Singles.

Friday Mar. 27th. [ARTICLE]

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Friday Mar. 27th. Club at Home. Final. Championship Pairs Mixed. Presentation of Prizes. (N.B. In the event of rain to-day or anyday next week ties go forward to the following day.)

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

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S. R. C. TENNIS TOURNAMENT. MONDAY'S TIES. Doubles Handicap. V. H. Norris and W. A. Balhetchet owe 40 vs. E. E. de Souza and W. F. Carnegy owe 30.2. Single Handicap. F. Ephraums owe 15.4 vs. C. E. Rappn owe la. N. E. Ess owe 30.4 vs. J. T. Andrews

TUESDAY'S TIES. [ARTICLE]

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TUESDAY'S TIES. Mixed Doubles. E. G. Wheatlev and F. d? Souza vs. E. W. de Cruz and L. Gammell. Sincrles Handicap. C. A. P Bateman owe 30.2 vs. C. A. Norris owe 30.2. F. J. Monteiro owe 2 vs. W. Neubronner scratch.

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