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The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser (Weekly), 6 October 1910

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THE Singapore Free Press AND MERCANTILE ADVERTISER. THIRD SERIES THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1910. No, 1,210.

CONTENTS. [ARTICLE]

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CONTENTS. Pagis. Th*» \«.luntarv Principle 2\>9 UuH-'lVrrit r B^re>tord 210 The Imperial OoofoiMt 21 YhmCiiUm Lx% Owl 211 1 \\r Quim hnjH'r'a! SVnat 211 K'r-\^lution in Portugal 211 I'i'l.lfl AM) OOURT Nkws. <hiuese LiWl Ad ion V13,?2l Alfi Bftatc '214 Tlm Qiomi Cmm 2 h«arft »>f Frwnise 221 KiroKTs in

TIN RETURNS. [ARTICLE]

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TIN RETURNS. August Sept Total Belat 326 2,297 Bruang 126 1,769 Bruseh 235 1,565 Chenderiang 1,456 Gopeng 725 5,545 Heawood 303 £60 Kamuning $4 1 89 $2,900 137,611 Kanaboi 380 2,494 Kinta 475 8,958 Kinta Association I,l^B 7,070 Kledang 175 338 Kramat Pulai 604 3,787 Kuantan 49 463 Lahat sio

Domestic Occurrences, Births. [ARTICLE]

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Domestic Occurrences, Births. At Johore Bahra on Sept. 30th, the wife of Fbderick Arthur Turner, of a daughter. Gibhon.— On Sept. 3rd, at Aston Lodge, Surrey road, Bournemouth, the wife of A. Murray Gibbon, Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, Hamburg of a daughter. Stevens— At Corbally Cottage," Cavenagh

THE WEEK. [ARTICLE]

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THE WEEK. The last mail from home arrived by the 8.1 "TVesta" on Saturday with dates up to Sept 1> A homeward mail was taken on Monday, by the Tourane and this weekly get- s by the P A: O. Delhi to morrow. The annual Garrison mai oeuvres ended on

EXCHANGE [ARTICLE]

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EXCHANGE (CORRRCTBD UP TO Oct. 5 Bank 4ms 2/43^ demand 2/4 T^ Private credits 3ms t/4ij credits 6ms 2/4 i Fbancr, demand Bank... 295 Germany, demand 240 India, T. T 174; Honokono, demand 22£)b d:s Yokohama, demand 114| Java, demand M 140^ Bangkok, demand 6£\ Soverrkjns, Bank Buying $8.54 Bank

PRODUCE [ARTICLE]

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PRODUCE Oct. 5. Tin buyers 179 05 Gambier 10.37^ Gambier Cube No 1 15.00 G*iubierOniM» No. 9 nom Pepper Black (cu&m. B'j^ra 15 65 Pepper, White (fan) £6 75 Nutmegs (110 to U« lW.)_ nom Nutmegs (80 io Ike Ik) nom Mice (Banna) uou Cloves (Amboina' oou 3ally Coffee (10%

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Perr^ Adf the Pre<;<! the People's ri^ht maintaiiv UIUMPsd bv inflnenre unhrilwd I>y Here patriot Trith her glorious precepts draw. Pledged to R rligion. Loyalty and I«iw.

"The Voluntary Principle." [ARTICLE]

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The Voluntary Principle." Sept 30 By far the most striking article that comes to us in tbe September batch of monthly magazines is|one in the National Review by Lord Esher, upon The Voluntary Principle. Under that title Lord E^er, who speaks with high authority, invites the nation to come to

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Uvftverifctn to tho Singapore Free Press weekly returning from Europe to tha Strait.r.\ »uy \A tlie mail lines, are invited to send t<> the iiaua^er the Dame of theii steamer and tlalt* vi arrival in Singapore. Copies avi'il then be mailed t<> n;eet them at various ports ot call. sSu)'si

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An Anecdotal History OP OLD TIMES In Singapore, from the Foundation of th« Settlement on Fftft ruary 6th, 1819, to the Transfer to th* Colonial Offioe on April Ist 1867, with to Portraits Haps and Illustrations BT CHARLES BURTfcN BUCKLEY in two Tolnaaem, in pap* r oarer 18*50 JONN LITTLE

Bull Terrier Beresford. [ARTICLE]

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Bull Terrier Beresford. Oil 1. There is a fiae British bull-terrier character about Lord Charles Beresford that conies as oxygen in the stagnant atmosphere of what passes for politics today. When Lord Charles has a job on hand, and that j is alway3 the good of the couatry so far

The Imperial Conference. [ARTICLE]

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The Imperial Conference. Oct 3. There is the possibility, there is at least the hope, that the year 1911 may witness, as a result of the quadrennial Conference, some long step towards that supreme political ideal, the practical organization of the self-governing stites of the British Empire. There is, over

The Cotton Lock Out. [ARTICLE]

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The Cotton Lock Out. Oct 4 Perhaps the moat instructive impression that any observer cin receive on passiDg through some of the great manufacturing towns in Lancashire, such as are to be found in the neighbourhood of Manchester, i6 that of the utter prcciriouaness of the great staple industry of

Thi Chinese Imperial Senate. [ARTICLE]

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Thi Chinese Imperial Senate. Oct 5. Whether parliamentary institutions are always the blessing that theories of public representation would claim that they are, is to many a matter for serioug question. Like many other things the value of the theory fluctuates as the virtue of the method of application. We

Revolution in Portugal. [ARTICLE]

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Revolution in Portugal. Oct. 6 The report 3d revolution in Poitugal is not an event that makes f >r the happiness or the good government of t/iat comparatively insignificant ountry. Monarchy stands for the solidity of constitutional principle?, republicanism for the fortuitous domination of the m >b. The whole cisa

MERGUI ESTATES, LTD. [ARTICLE]

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MERGUI ESTATES, LTD. The list ordinary general (or statutory) meetitg of the above Company was held at the registered offices of the Company, the Arcade, yesterday at noon. Mr Hood Begg presided and expressed regret tl at their Chairman, Mr Biddeloy. was unable to b^ present. He said the Company

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With reference to the suggestion of the Municipal Commissioners that phthisis should be deel ired a 4< notifiable disease iu the Straits, it is of interest to note that this has been tbe case for some ye^r3 in Australia. It is satisfactory to read that since October 190-1 when the

ALLEGED CHEATING. [ARTICLE]

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ALLEGED CHEATING. Hr GRIMES GIVES EVIDENCE. JOHN LITTLE'S CHARGE FAILS. Mr P. A. G. Grimes was again before Mr F.rnistone, district judge, yesterday afternoon, on three charges of cheating. Mr R C. E Imonds, Deputy Public Prosecutor, appeared for the Crown and Mr J. Crabb Watt was for the defence.

THE KING AND THE EMPIRE. [ARTICLE]

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THE KING AND THE EMPIRE. To the Eiitorof the Times. 5ir t The King belongs to the Empire a fact pregu ant wiih boundless meaning and hop a Miy I venture to expound some of its meauiug and some of its hope? What we call the British Empire is to-day

Mr HUTTINBACH ON THE BILL. [ARTICLE]

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Mr HUTTINBACH ON THE BILL. This it how the Straits Echo refers to Mr Hutten bach's pro conference arguments after having promised to circulate his pamphlet. After referring to his remark that a conference of conferences could ruin the Colony the paper proeeeds. Seriously, isn't that mild threat, \tiUd «,s

TENNIS. [ARTICLE]

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TENNIS. The tiaal game of the Championship P.iira in the S.C C. lawu tennis tournament was played on the Esplanade li.st tv^ning and resulted in a win for Green and Darbisbire who beat Rmsford and Miya^n by eight games to six and six to four. The match was very well

Friday, Sept. 20, 1910. [ARTICLE]

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Friday, Sept. 20, 1910. In the Supreme Court, yesterday Mr Justice Fisher reserved judgment m the dupute over the sale of the Lunas rubber estate. We leim that the gunboats Pali" aD j "Sugnb" will leave Bangkok next week for Pulo Linktwei, to survey the islands and their surrounding waters.

A BANGKOK WEDDING. [ARTICLE]

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A BANGKOK WEDDING. The wedding took place at the French Legation, Bangkok, of Dr. Albert Manaucl, Medical Adviser to the Siamese Government, the son of Mr and Mrs Bernard Manaud, and Mis9 Cosette Liguerre, stepdaughter of Mr Georges Padoux, I>gifclative Adviser to the Siamese Government, and daughter of Madame Padoux.

A LIBEL ACTION. [ARTICLE]

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A LIBEL ACTION. Cl im Against the "Union Times" Press. The Chief Justice, Sir William Hyndman J ones commenced in the Supreme Court, yesterday afternoon, the hearing of a libel case brought against a local Chinese newspaper. The plaintiff was a young Cantonese named Luke Chow Loo and he was

FRASER'S SHARE CIRCULAR. [ARTICLE]

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FRASER'S SHARE CIRCULAR. The local market reinaius extremely dull and we have again only a limited amount of business to record Industrials are steady, but Rubber and Mining shares have again dropped. Rubber Quotations from London contiuua to fall and local shares are, for the time being, practically neglected. Castlefielda

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A definite offer has been made to supply *the Sjdney Zoo with the missing link, says the British Australasian. Mr J. E. WaUb, who was much interested in Java a few years ago, has offered to procure this much-sought-after addition to science. Mr Walsh is said to have come across

CEREMONIAL PARADE. [ARTICLE]

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CEREMONIAL PARADE. The annual manoeuvres of the troops stationed in the Garrison of Singapore were brought to a close last evening with a cere, monial parade on the Racecourse, before Major General T. E. Btepbenson C. B. General Officer Commanding, Straits Settlements. A large number of visitors was present, these

FUNERAL FIGHT IN PENANG [ARTICLE]

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FUNERAL FIGHT IN PENANG A disgraceful disturbance occurred on Saturday evening last in Adsod Rjad between two fictions of Malays. A funeral cortege started frcm Hutton Line with the usual crowd of followers and were proceeding aloog AnsoD Road when a party of Malay samsengs from Mdcalister Road or its

VIRTUES OF FRESH PINEAPPLE JUICE. [ARTICLE]

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VIRTUES OF FRESH PINEAPPLE JUICE. According to the Medical Record," Dr. B. G. B. Williams, of Paris, Illinois, believes that the juice of the pineapple has digestive properties with reference to proteins and is active in either acid or alkaline media. An enzyme called bromelio, destroyable by heat, is the

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"Coloael Formby, Commandant Madras Volunteer Guards, has issued a circular urging Europeans and Eurasians, especially the former, to make themselves efficient shots in order to be able to take their share in the defence of the Empire. There is a company in the Volunteer Guards set apart for gentlemen of

TRAINING NOTES. [ARTICLE]

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TRAINING NOTES. There was quite a good attendance at the Course yesterday morning and the weather being fine and the goiug excellent some very interesting work was put in. The h >rses are now being sharpened up and with only a little over a full week to go the gallops

BIGGER SHIPS. [ARTICLE]

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BIGGER SHIPS. Decrease in Number of Vessels Trading in United Kingdom, But Heavier Tonnage. Larger ships is the order of the day, judging by the records of the shipping of the United Kingbom, w ich were issued recently as a Blue book by the Board of Trade. Whereas the number

BRUSEH TIN MINING CO. [ARTICLE]

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BRUSEH TIN MINING CO. We have received a report of the tenth general meeting of the Bruseh Hydraulic Tin Mining Co. L:d. which was held at noon yesterday at the Company's registered offices No. 1 Robinson Road. The report and accounts lor year ending 3)th April 1910 w-ra resented and

ENTOMOLOGICAL RESEARCH. [ARTICLE]

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ENTOMOLOGICAL RESEARCH. The following bulletin has been issued by the Entomological Research Committee (Tropical Africa.) In view of the increasing attention which has been paid to the subject of recent years, it is hardly cece^ary t3 insist at length upon the immense importance of the study of Economic Entomology, whether

Saturday; Oct. 1, 1910. [ARTICLE]

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Saturday; Oct. 1, 1910. S.C.C. LAWN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP. There was an unusually large gathering of ladies and members for the S C.C. at home last evening when the championship round in the singles was played. Gaunt bad won his way through to the final and his play in some of

St. ANDREW'S SOCIETY. [ARTICLE]

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St. ANDREW'S SOCIETY. In the presence of a considerable number of the members of the Society the annuil general meeting was held yesterday evening at the S. C. C. Pavilion at 6.15 p. m., the Hon D.\ D. J. Galloway, President of the Society in the chair. After the usuil

GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. [ARTICLE]

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GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Mr H. Marriott has been appointed Superintendent of Census for the Straits. Mr A. Suhl is provisionally recognised as Consul of Austria Hungary at Penan* pending the arrival of His Monty's Exequatur. J J

TOPICS OF THE WEEK. [ARTICLE]

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TOPICS OF THE WEEK. Quicquid aunt homines nostri est farrago Übelli. JUYENAL. It is regarded as unsportsmanlike to kick a man when he is down, however much one may profess to enjoy the risky sport of kicking a man when he is up. The Topicist is thrilled by a over

SULTAN ALI'S ESTATE. [ARTICLE]

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SULTAN ALI'S ESTATE. Magistrate's Decision. Id the first court yesterday morning, Mr Firmstone delivered judgment in the cage brought by the Municipal Commissioners, against Syed Omar Alsageff who was summoned for failing to comply with notices requiring him to effect certain altertions on his property. Mr Firmstone said After consideration

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. [ARTICLE]

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LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Ordinary Meeting, Friday, Sept 30th. PRE3»iJT His Excellency thn Governor Sir John Anderson His Excellency the General Officer Commanding Tn«y 3, ilaj>r Genl St p enson c b The Hon'ble the ict. Col. Sec. \V. Evans the Attorney-General F Belfield v Treasurer W. C. Michell. the Col. Ln_rinM«r,

CHIN SENG AND CO. LTD. [ARTICLE]

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CHIN SENG AND CO. LTD. The prospectus bas been pblished of the above Penaug Company, which undertake* the amalgamation of two coach, motorcar and general wheelwright*' businesses which have had suc^iul business connections for a considerable time. B*th the parties are all veil and favourably known in Penane and have

ALLEGED CHEATING. [ARTICLE]

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ALLEGED CHEATING. Prosecution of P. A. G. Grimes. P. A. G. Grimes appeared in the District Court yesterday morning, before Mr H. W. Firmstone, on three charges of cheating, involving i n all $124. The three prosecutors were Mr Frederick W Schul'z of the Hotel de 1 Europe, Either Hunsley

Correspondence.

WHAT OF THE FLAG ? [ARTICLE]

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WHAT OF THE FLAG Sir, The gradual eclipse of the British flag in this quarter of lhe globe is regretted by every nun of British blood who is not immediately pecuniarily interested in a policy that brings about this lamentable process. Even he may have his regrets in the quiet

MUNICIPAL COMPARISONS. [ARTICLE]

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MUNICIPAL COMPARISONS. It is instructive to 6tudy some of the figures elicited in the eouTso of the Municipal Commission Eoquiry. Tius it is shown that Singapore's death rate is considerably higher than any c f the following townp, Penarg, Raugooi Colombo, Calcutta, Bombay, Maniln, Port Loai*, Port of Spain, George

THE GARRISON PARADE. [ARTICLE]

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THE GARRISON PARADE. The fcTowirg was published in garrison ordeis vetderdav. The G. O. C. has much pleasure in publishiug to the Troops the following letter which he received to-day from His Excellency The Governor and Cumtnander-in-Chief "I congratulate you and the officers ard men under your command on the

WARREN SHOOTING SHIELD. [ARTICLE]

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WARREN SHOOTING SHIELD. The representative company teams of the Regiments competing for the Warren Shooting Shield shot cff yestfrday, the Middlesex atd Malay States Guides on the range at Tanglin, and the 99:hlLfantry at Alexandra. An inauspicious commencement at the shortest range by the Middlesex men practically extinguished an expectation

MONOPLANES AND BIPLANES. [ARTICLE]

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MONOPLANES AND BIPLANES. FRED T. JANE BY (Special for Sinyajtore Free Prest.) We are only a little way as yet towaris the conquest of the air. The machines that we have to-day are merely a passing phase. They are no more likely to resemble the flying machine of the future

SINGAPORE AND PENANG NORMAL CLASSES. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE AND PENANG NORMAL CLASSES. The following Second Year students have qualified for ceitificates. Singapore Chan Keng Swee (a), Miss E. Norris (b), Goh Hood Keng (c), J. A. Supramaniam, R. H. Minjoot (c). Seow Kway Fdb, Miss E. da Silva (d), Miss K. de Souza, MissE. L9 Cain, A.B.

HEVEA RUBBER COMPANY. [ARTICLE]

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HEVEA RUBBER COMPANY. An extraordinary general meeting of the Company was held at the registered offices of the Company, No 45, the Arcade, on Saturday at noon. Mr A. Diebn presided and moved the following resolution. That in view of the fact that the company's Estate has been sold it

SINGAPORE GOLF CLUB. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE GOLF CLUB. The Singapore Golf Club October medal competition was played off on the Race Course on Saturday and Sunday. There were 26 entries but only seven cards were returned the winner being Mr C. Everitt. Ine ball sweep was won by Mr Ferguson

Monday, Oct. 3, 1910. [ARTICLE]

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Monday, Oct. 3, 1910. A Chinaman of Princep street, has been robbed of jawellery valued at $168. MrC. M. Phillips, of the Riffle Institution, Singapore, was married in Eogiand to Miss Djrothy E nersoa on Aug. 3 1 it. According to despatches from Washington, the G jvernment will shortly file

Correspondence.

THE SHIPPING RINGS. [ARTICLE]

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THE SHIPPING RINGS. To, The Eiitor, Sir, Tbe case for Conferenoe haying now been fully represented by the Hon'ble Mr Dirbishire it may be desirable to see how far the charges against the working of the Shipping Rings have beeu repellod, and this I purpose doing briefly. The figures with

CASE AGAINST FREIGHTS BILL IN A NUTSHELL. [ARTICLE]

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CASE AGAINST FREIGHTS BILL IN A NUTSHELL. To The Editor, Sir, My eye was caught by a few lines in your issue of Siturday, that made me sure for the moment that your Topicist at any rate had seen the error of his ways. His dictum that a Government should

CARAVANNING. [ARTICLE]

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CARAVANNING. There are few more pleasant ways of spending the annual summer holiday, than that which has of resent years come into vogue, namely, caravanning, for not onlj does it afford one an opportunity of ecjojing a real holiday, a period of rest bath for mind and body, but it

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 1910. [ARTICLE]

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Tuesday, Oct. 4, 1910. Mr W. J. Morrison of the Chartered B ink at Ipoh has left for Singapore on transfer. During his stay in Ipoh Mr Moirison made many friends. Mr W. H. Beebe, of the New York Zoological Park, who is touring the E*st in search of pheasants,

SCOTTISH LETTER. [ARTICLE]

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SCOTTISH LETTER. (From our own Correspondent Edinburgh September, 8. By general consent, this is the quietest Scottish autumn season on record. There is nothing doing and there is n( thirg in the rewspapers. The Veto Conference has killed all interest in politics for the time being it is the calm

TROPICAL GARDENING AND PLANTING. [ARTICLE]

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TROPICAL GARDENING AND PLANTING. (Bf H. T. Macmillan, L L. S. Curator Royal Rotauic Gardens, Peradeniya, Ceylon.) We extend a hearty welcome to this book, for, although it has been compiled specially with lefereuce to Ceylon, we tiud tie major portion of it is applicdble to the S raits Settlements,

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As the result of a jungle fire at the tenth mile at Chaugi, ccconuts va:ued at 8115 have been destroyed. A Malay named Abdul Rahman has told the police he trusted a man named Hassan with cloth valued at $30. Hassan has vanished. All the property stolen from Mr T.

correspondence.

THE SHIPPING RINGS. [ARTICLE]

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THE SHIPPING RINGS. To The Editor. Dear Sir, Mr S'uirt quite mistakes me when he says that the figures I have given from time to time w^re given with theorject of repelling the eight charges agaiust tfct Conference which he levels. Over and over again I have said that an

THE TURKISH PURCHASE OF GERMAN WARSHIPS. [ARTICLE]

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THE TURKISH PURCHASE OF GERMAN WARSHIPS. To the Editor. Daar Sir, With reference to ycur leace! about the sale of lour old battleships > Germany to Turkey picvidicg the German Admiralty with legal uieaDs to Uy down t hi same number of §hips of the latest type, I beg to

YESTERDAY'S WEATHER. [ARTICLE]

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YESTERDAY'S WEATHER. Severe Svjuai.l in thk Hai:koir A £<juall of exceptional severity raged it* the harbour yesterday morniug btfwcen the hours of «j and 8 o'clock and resulted in th<> loss of several live*, a number of tougkaugs and a quantity of cargo. Before feix o'clock the weather was perftctly

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Twenty-one rikisha coolies were before Mr Green, second magistrate, yesteiday, on a charge of playing in a common iraiu.i house at 15, Bain Street. Sergeant Hilary of Rochore Police Station prosecuted. The accused were all convicted and were ticel £5 each. Half the total amount of the fine will go

DIOCESAN MAGAZINE. [ARTICLE]

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DIOCESAN MAGAZINE. A new publication is promised for the of November nex% the Singapore .j.cesan Magaz ne. Ii is described as a jurterlv Record of Church Work etc. u the Diocese of Sngipore. The pages «U] contain contributions practically from the churches in the Diocese, the chap.tia§ in such phces

Mr W. W. BAILEY. [ARTICLE]

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Mr W. W. BAILEY. la London Letter in the Time* of Ceylon appears this reference to the chances of Mr B*ilep*l "Bachelor's Djuble in the Donester Cup, which later advices state were re.ilised Mr W. W Biilpyhal not the luck which he h. s bet»n favoured with, for in Bronzino

FOOTBALL SHIELD. [ARTICLE]

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FOOTBALL SHIELD. S. C. C. v Warders. The S C. C. had a fairly easy task to fatal the Warders last evening. U was 'hetirst match they had played for the past !e;v week^. and the team shaped very wellAll th« scoring was done in the first half, Lloyd opening

GARRISON GOLF CLUB. [ARTICLE]

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GARRISON GOLF CLUB. Play for Sir A. Liw's Cup for an eclectic competition took place on Saturday last. lae winner on this occasion was Mr J. Dixon. The scores were Mr J. 1 >.xon 40 8 38 SUjor Kivecshaw 42 8 34 Mr S:arbrough 39 4 tt Mr Lijbtfoot 44

SIME, DARBY AND CO., LTD. [ARTICLE]

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SIME, DARBY AND CO., LTD. Sime, Duby and Co Ltd is tha style of ne^v :>isine34 concern which certain planting £<?atlemeQ are forming as a private limited idbility company, with registered capital )0. aud with offices in Malacca and S.ni,Mp>re, with the object of more efficiently iirym^ out the work

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I/eu*. Cecil Mirks, a son of the late Mi i >r CUu le Marks, D. S. O who is at--*cned to the Middlesex Regiment, is qualifying tor proficiency in airmanship at Mr t rfdhame White's school of aviation. mirriage has been arrange', and will v,ke place early in October, between

TRAINING NOTES. [ARTICLE]

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TRAINING NOTES. The course presented quite a busy appearance on Saturday moroiDg the number of early risers being exceedingly large; the going at top of the straight was obscured for some time by a dense mist which interfered with the training in several instances. A 1. (Fisher) worked alone over

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Reuter wires from Wellington that in the House of Representatives, Sir Jos3ph Ward, Premier of Ndw Zeiland, has introduced a defence scheme. It was drawn up on the lines of U >rd Kitchener's report Whereas under the scheme of Oct. 1909. SO.tfOO men were liable for traiuing, the Bill provides

MALAYAN NIGHTS' ENTERTAINMENTS. [ARTICLE]

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MALAYAN NIGHTS' ENTERTAINMENTS. (All Rights Reserved Exordium. May the blessing of the prophet fall upon all true believers who read this history, which is voraciously set down by the scribe for the edification, relaxation and instruction of all who are gifted in letters to preserve unto posterity the lore, the

THE GAMBLERS. [ARTICLE]

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THE GAMBLERS. Oae must go there for the love of gambling alone there is nothing attractive aboir, the pUce itself. As I take my seat in the motor omnibus, so thoughtfully provided by the management to convey the pissengor free of cost aloug the pith which leadeth to destruction, visioDs

THE OLD HARBOUR. [ARTICLE]

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THE OLD HARBOUR. There are do two houses alike in the old harbour. And every house seems to be of a different colour, and of a different shade. Here and there, are one or two quite good- B :aed buildings, the Old Ship Inn for instance against the sides of

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Sir Henry Berkeley, who for the past few months b?s L "?en a visitor to EngUnd, is returning to Hongkong shortly. He has decided to take the return tiip via Canada. Fiiday was the second year that the ChiLtse community of Singapore observed the day as a close holiday in

POWER OF THE PRESS. [ARTICLE]

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POWER OF THE PRESS. Its Influence for Gooi*. BRITISH MINISTER'S TRIBUTE. London, September 11th. The proceedings in connection with the conference cf the Institute of Journalists were opened yesterday with a Government luncheon in the House of Lords, there being present 70 Colonial and 100 British journalists, newspaper proprietors and

FORTHCOMING FESTIVITIES AT KUALA KANGSAR. [ARTICLE]

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FORTHCOMING FESTIVITIES AT KUALA KANGSAR. The third session of the Federal Council like the first, at Kuala Kangsar, is to be accompanied with a series of festivities, though not on such pti elaborate scile as on the first occasion. But the programme is an extensive one and some novel features

THE OIL SEED-CRUSHING INDUSTRY IN EUROPE. [ARTICLE]

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THE OIL SEED-CRUSHING INDUSTRY IN EUROPE. It looks as if t ifore very long there will 1 3 a considerable importation in f > M richest -jr, by way cf the Canal, of oil scads, &c Hull, Biist^l, and Liverpool already derive a large revenue from this trade, and a

THE LATE Mr M. W. WALTER [ARTICLE]

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THE LATE Mr M. W. WALTER Sportsmen of the London banks an London Scottish Rugby Fcotbail Club i learnt with much regret of the death M. W. Walter, the Scottish lotern.tiona three-quarter back, who was only 22 v tr old. Mr WaU;r, who was on the stall the Hong Kong

SIR HUGH CLIFFORD'S ENGAGEMENT. [ARTICLE]

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SIR HUGH CLIFFORD 'S ENGAGEMENT. Says the Times of Ceylon The news that our Colonial Secretary is enpa^ed to l»* married will come as a Burpti*e t> all in Ceylon. We have lon# Lnown that Sir Hu^i. Clifford was ambitious, but few can have surmised that hij asj i ations

GHARRY AND MOTOR COLLIDE. [ARTICLE]

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GHARRY AND MOTOR COLLIDE. On the morning, of Sept 2i\ what might have been a serious accident between the Hon the Resident Councillor's gharry and the P W D motor was happily averted; beyocd I slight damage to the gharry and the harness to say nothing of a little plaster,

Wednesday Oct. 5, 1910. [ARTICLE]

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Wednesday Oct. 5, 1910. Piince Su's sop. who has returned from America, has cu: iff his queue. The Anglic in Cithedral at Mengo, in r^anda, which wa9 built entirely by natives, has bean burned by lightning. .Jewish rffhas in town were closed yeeter!iy owing to the beginning of their new

BREACH OF PROMISE. [ARTICLE]

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BREACH OF PROMISE. A Singapore Incident. In the Supreme Court, yesterday, before Ml Jastice Fiaher, Mies Julia Vasa sued a vouprr man named Alexander B. Sta Maria i r |7M as damages for breach of promise of roarriisre. PUiut.ff suf»d in fornr pauperis and was represented bv Mr F. M.

ATHLETIC NOTES. [ARTICLE]

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ATHLETIC NOTES. Tha home papers are once more lull of football newa and there hss once again begun the usuil tirade amonget the disgruntled, about the great influence this game hi 8 on the masses. It is perhaps hardly the place in a column of this sort to preacn about

CHILDREN'S AID SOCIETY. [ARTICLE]

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CHILDREN'S AID SOCIETY. The annual meeting of the Children's Aid Society was held iu the B >*rd R >jrn of the Municipal Offices yesterday. Too Hon. W. Evans took the chair. The following was the anoujl report presented ani adopted President: Hon. Capt. Sir Arthur Yjung, kc M *i Hon.

THE SINGAPORE EXHIBIT. [ARTICLE]

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THE SINGAPORE EXHIBIT. Every lay it becomes more apparent (says the Cibleuews Amoricin thit the ManiU March ioU 1 Association and theGjv?rninent acted wisely when they decided to send an exhibit to the Singapore Exposition. From the c >inuients of the press of the St-rciits Settlements, the observations of visitors

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

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S.C.C. TENNIS TOURNAMENT. Championship Pair". Green and D±rbishire beat Cox ard Bi on, 6 4, 2/6 and 0 3.

TRAINING NOTES. [ARTICLE]

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TRAINING NOTES. There was a large muster at the Course yesterday morning, a heavy mis' making the early going diffijilt to follow. The rain had made the c >urse much nicer going, and there were some good fallops. Phonograph wai taken over six furlongs at s'roug threequarter pice pulling hard

INTERPORT RIFLE MATCH. [ARTICLE]

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INTERPORT RIFLE MATCH. At BilesMer yesterday morning six 11 probables attended for pr<ictic j and the following good scores were put on, those of Cbater aud Chow Kim being excellent. B W. Obiter, K>2 Tan Chow Km, 101 R-v Di Ferguson Divi<\ 99 J. Wakeford 96 Soug O.jg Sung, 96

CHINESE LIBEL ACTION. [ARTICLE]

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CHINESE LIBEL ACTION. Sir William Hyndman Jones, the Cbief Justice, was further engaged in the Supreme Cjurt yesterdiy with a claim for diinages for libel brought by a young Cantonese miner and trader named Lake Chow Loo, against the Chinese tewspaper, the Union Times Press, Ltd., aud Bjey Siew Cbong,

MALACCA NOTES. [ARTICLE]

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MALACCA NOTES. {from ou>' ou'M Correspondent^ New Club. For inontb9 it has been generally felt that the prf sent club has had its day and that something ought to be done to provide a better and more tx f eusive building. The committee called an extraordinary general meeting of the

KEPPEL GOLF CLUB. [ARTICLE]

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KEPPEL GOLF CLUB. President's Prizk The final tie in this competition, :>6 holes, was played on Saturday and Suuday and resulted in a win for A. S. Hitchcock, who defeated K. O Swan by 5 3. Members are reminded of the Special General Me3ting on Friday, 7 cli instant, at

TELEGRAMS. [ARTICLE]

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TELEGRAMS. (By Submarine Telegraph) {Reuters Agetwy) RecSept 29 11.7 am. The speech of Mr Bilfour at Elinburgh on Oct 5 is awaited with widespread interest, and it is presumed will give a general lead to the party and will indicate the policy regarding payment of members. Kec Sept, 29 6,

STATES AND STRAITS. [ARTICLE]

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STATES AND STRAITS. HANDICAPPING CRITICISED. < Fro hi our »:<n Correspondent.} Kuila Lumpur, Oct 5. The Planter*.' S:ore* Agency has a London that Plantation Saeet Biscuit is at 5/3, Crepe at 5 6, Best scrap 4 9, Bark scrap 4 3, Bmp untreated 42, Rimboog 4/-, Fine ha?d para o

RAILWAY SUSPENSION. [ARTICLE]

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RAILWAY SUSPENSION. (From our own Correspondent.) Hongkong, Oct 5. The railway service will be suspended for three d*ys owini? to the engines having broken down. There is nothing seriously wrong, but there are no spare parts available.

A TERRIBLE AMOK. [ARTICLE]

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A TERRIBLE AMOK. CHINAMAN KILLS FOUR AND WOUNDS SIX. Then hangs himself. (From our own Correspondent.) A report has reached Penang of a terrible amok at Hessa Estate, Asahan. A Penang Onmaman employed as a tindal killed four natives and wounded six, of whom four are in a critical condition.

SMALL-POX IN PERAK. [ARTICLE]

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SMALL-POX IN PERAK. Ip:hinC3nsternition. Ipoh, Sept. 29th, 1.21 p.m. bmullpox is spreading to an alarming decree in Tdipiog. The hcil paper insists on a scheme of quarantine against Taiping and Penang and points out how disastrous would ba an outbreak of small-pox at the Tronoh mines, where >.000 coolies are

SHARE AUCTION. [ARTICLE]

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SHARE AUCTION. Penan g Sep. 29 At Koh Eag Hiu's share auction to-day the following were disposed of. 500 Jimahs at .80 2.0 Uiu Pandans at 70 150 Jdsins at 18 100 Kedah Rubbers at $1 75 300 K M. S. at 7 40<> Merguis at $2.75 200 New Tambuns

LATEST RUBBER PRICE. [ARTICLE]

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LATEST RUBBER PRICE. The Peters' Store* Agency has a Londor cable that plantation sheet and biscuit is af 5 10 per pound.

ESTATE MANAGERS SUMMONED. [ARTICLE]

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ESTATE MANAGERS SUMMONED. The Indian Immigration Department has prosecuted the managers of Allagar and Selinsing estates in the Taiping court, for omitticg to send in halfyearly healtb returns. They were fined *50 and S5 res pectively and costs.

BOY SCOUTS FOR KUALA LUMPUR. [ARTICLE]

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BOY SCOUTS FOR KUALA LUMPUR. Kuala Lumpur Sept 29. A meeting Wis held here yesterday evening tor the purpose of forming a loca. committee for the B.>y Scouts' Associatijnl Tbe Kjv P. G. Graham was elected chairman and Mr Evans's son secretary. It was decided to form a troop in

MALACCA SECRET SOCIETY. [ARTICLE]

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MALACCA SECRET SOCIETY. Kuala Lumpur Sept 29 The Malacca correspondent of the Malaj Mail reports that the polic9 have unearthed a dangerous secret society there, and a fight occurred on the night of the 2tkh when one man was killed by a blow from an axe. The Society's documents have

THE PAHANG AFFRAY. [ARTICLE]

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THE PAHANG AFFRAY. In reference to the affray at Kuala I'en in Pahang on Sept 20, the authorities ha\e discovered five bodies and about twenty arrests have been made and sent down river to Kuala Llpis.

GREAT FIRE IN HONAM. [ARTICLE]

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GREAT FIRE IN HONAM. Hongkong, Sept. 29:h, 3.4 A p.m. A great fire has occurred in HoLam, two hundred houses having been destroyed. No casualties to life are reported.

SMALLPOX AT PENANG. [ARTICLE]

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SMALLPOX AT PENANG. PROMINENT TOWKAYS CONCEAL CASES. PenaDg, Sept 30th. At a meeting of the Municipal Commissioners held today, the President stated that 136 cises of smallpox had occurred during September. There had been no f-esh cases during the last two days. There were 22 cases at the Chinese quarantine

TAIPING NERVOUS. [ARTICLE]

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TAIPING NERVOUS. Ladies Bisley Postponed. The Lvdies Bisley motiner at Taiping which wa^ fix^d for Cb^ober 7th and Bth has been postponed indefinitely owing to the spread of smallpox there.

BATAVIA RACES. [ARTICLE]

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BATAVIA RACES. (From Our Special Correspondent.) Weltevreden, Sept 30. The following were the results in the principal races here this morning Stal Madjoe Cup. (2,000 Metres.) W. E. Koch's R^ola 57 1 Bir. v. Hwdtl's R >S9 Riy 57J 2 Time 2 13 sees. Buchanan Cup. (1,200 Meters W. E.

A SILVER JUBILEE. [ARTICLE]

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A SILVER JUBILEE. {From our own Correspondent.) Penang, Oct Ist o 32 prn. The celebration of the sacerdotal silver, jublilee of the Revd. Father Perrichon, Vicar of the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Penang, has commenced. The boys of of the Christian Brothers School at Puiau Tikus presented him with

TONGKAH HARBOUR TIN. [ARTICLE]

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TONGKAH HARBOUR TIN. The Tongkok Harbour f in returns for September amount to 1 313 picuh, and for the nine months 9,232 picula as against <3,126 for trie corresponding p3riod of the prec?ding year.

RAILWAY OPENING. [ARTICLE]

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RAILWAY OPENING. (Front our on:a Correspondent.) HorgkoDg, O^t. 1. Iq the presence of a larg^ attendance the officer administering the Government, Sir Francis M^y, declared the cew railway open this afternoon, at Kowloon. Addresses were presented to Mr E. S. I/ndsey, general mmager, and Wei Hau, representing the Cantoa Viceroy

HALLIFAX v. NIRRNHEIM. [ARTICLE]

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HALLIFAX v. NIRRNHEIM. (From our oica Correspondent.) Ipoh, Oct. Ist, 11.4 am. Jii-Iment has been received in tbe Hal-lifax-Nirrnheim case.

ANOTHER RACEHORSE. [ARTICLE]

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ANOTHER RACEHORSE. Mr Lee Loon Tock has imported an Australian racer with a line record named Luncc for the January meeting.

COLLISION IN PERAK RIVER. [ARTICLE]

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COLLISION IN PERAK RIVER. The Eistern Shipping Companvs steamer Avipyee came into part with a damaged bow sprit, due to a slight collision in the Perak River with th« Straits Steamship Company's 9teamer Perak."

SHIPPING DISASTER. [ARTICLE]

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SHIPPING DISASTER. VESSEL LOST IN EAITEN STRAITS. (From our awm Corre*j>ondent.) Hongkong Oct 3. The "Huichow" arrived here on Sunday and reported that the "Lydia" was a tota 1 wreck t ff Limvit Island, at the ectracce to the Haiten straits on Sept 28 Tee officers of the "Huichow" made

SEPTEMBER RUBBER RETURNS. [ARTICLE]

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SEPTEMBER RUBBER RETURNS. (From our own Correspondent.) Kuala Lumpur. Inch Kenneth 12,896 1W. Shelford 11 0 lbs. HIOHLAVDf A Lowlands 43,173 iba. Caret United: 11,250 lbs. A■alo M a l a y 5 9 1 G 2 1 bs. Patalisg 27,644 lbs. London Asiatic: 18G78lbs. Goldkn Hope: 9.180 lbs. Selaija:

SELABA DIVIDEND. [ARTICLE]

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SEL ABA DIVIDEND. Penang, Sept. 30. A spe-Mil London cable states that Selaba pays a 5% dividend.

SEPTEMBER RUBBER RETURNS. [ARTICLE]

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SEPTEMBER RUBBER RETURNS. Agents Gutbrie Co. Chavgkat Salak. 2,157 lbs total seven months 7,148 Its.

TIN DIVIDENDS. [ARTICLE]

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TIN DIVIDENDS. Ipoh, Sept. 30. New Gj pens: pays a divideud of 3 and Gopeng one of 2/6. The latter includes th& ordinary quar:erJy dividend and a bonus of one shilling.

EIGHT MONTHS OF RUBBER. [ARTICLE]

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EIGHT MONTHS OF RUBBER. Kuala Lumpur, Oct. 3. The following are the quantities of rubber exportel from the different States during the past eight months. Perak:— 1,412.900 lbs. S^langor:— 4.970.601 lbs. N*gri Sembilan 843,651 lbs. Pdhaoß:— '2,731 lbs. Total 7,22!*,254 lbs, against 3,447,338 ibs. for the siuie period of last

SEPTEMBER TIN RETURNS. [ARTICLE]

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SEPTEMBER TIN RETURNS. Ipoh, O^t. 1 The following September mine outputs are notified. Lahat: 710 pkls. Tronoh 4 330 pkls. (Mine 8.875 trihuters 454. V±lue $209,907. Profit 571 9,71 > Salak South: 110 pkls. Tronoh 4.330 pkls. SUXGEI (7AU 106 pklg. Agents Guthne and Co Kamuning 5.',900; against $<;,40Q. Total

EIGHT MONTHS OF TIN. [ARTICLE]

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EIGHT MONTHS OF TIN. (From our own Correspondent KuitU Lumpur (Jz* t t. The tin exports for the Slates for the past eight mouths aie as follows Perak:- XXXXX8 pkls. Selangor:— 163,116 pkls. Xegri Sembil-tn MiJBtS pkls. Pabang: M.IU pkl§. Total 4U7AZQ pkls against ">J7.418 pkl*. The value incrpAsed bj

CRICKET AT SEREMBAN. [ARTICLE]

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CRICKET AT SEREMBAN. Easy Win for Selango Kuala Lumpur. A cricket match was played at Saremban between a Negri SembiUn team and a Selangor eleven. In the second innings, Selaogor scored 328 runs for six wickets. Negri Sembilan made a total of 109. Selangor won by 257 rune. Bancroft was

STRAITS AND STATES. [ARTICLE]

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STRAITS AND STATES. SIR H. CLIFFORDS MARRIAGE Penang, Oct. 4. Reuter's cables to Rangoon state that Sir Hugh Clifford was married very quietly on Sept 24 in the crypt of Westminster Abbey to Mrs Henry de la Pasture, the novelist and dramatist. There weie cnly a few intimate friends present.

FUNERAL OF SIR J. P. RODGER. [ARTICLE]

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FUNERAL OF SIR J. P. RODGER. Penang, Oct 3. CaDOD Wilberforce fficiated at the funeral cf Sir J. P. Rodger at Kecsel Green on S^pt 22. Sir CVcil Clementi Smith, Sir Hugh Cl fford and Sir Frank Swettenbam were amorgst those present.

SEPTEMBER RUBBER RETURNS. [ARTICLE]

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SEPTEMBER RUBBER RETURNS. {From our own Correspondent Kuala Lumpur. Inch Kenneth l2,BPt> Ib3 j Against 8,407 lbs. Ratanui:— 2,050 lbs. Glenealy 2.132 lbs. Sent.uat: (3,415 lbs. YaLLAMBROSA: 88.700 lbs. Malacca:— 33,000 lbs. Kempsey:— 4 099 lbs. Harpenden 12.00 > lbs. Klananc Produce:— 10.300 lbs. Glenshiel 4.754 lb?. Agents Jaegpr and

GOULD ACQUITTED. [ARTICLE]

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GOULD ACQUITT ED. Judge's Remarks on Case. In the trial at the Assizes of K.C Gould, the lawyer, before a special jurv, the Hon A. R. Adams defended. The verdict was a uoanim- im acquittal. The Judge expressed his dissatisfaction with charges of perjury of this nature being brought. If

TRONOH MINES. [ARTICLE]

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TRONOH MINES. Result of Operations During September. Output Tributers' Ore Pkls. 454 66 Mine Ore 3,875 47 Total Output Pkls. 4,330 13 Value. Tributes' Ore 22.153 Mine Ore 187^754 Total value 209,907 Estimated Profit. Tributers 2,717 Mine 3 76,254 Total Profit 78.971 Karang Treated. From Shafts Cub. Yds. 26 278

SEPTEMBER TIN RETUENS. [ARTICLE]

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SEPTEMBER TIN RETUENS. Agents Huttenbach Bros Royal Johore 142 pkls. Penang. Rahman Hydraulic 450 pkls Nine months 4,800, against 3,065 in 1909 and 1,076 in l9Ca

SEPTEMBER RUBBER RETURNS. [ARTICLE]

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SEPTEMBER RUBBER RETURNS. Agents Gunu and Co: Bukit Lintang 4,700 lbs against 1,175; Total three months 12.500 lbs against 2.505 lbs. Balgownie 7,653 lbs. Agent 8 F. W. Birker and Co Alma 1,100 lbs. Fbngkalan Dubian 1.15*3 lbs. Mkrton 2,278 lbs. Cheng:— 950 lbs. Lanadron:— 3l,o97 lbs; against 21.120 lbs.

SEPTEMBER TIN RETURNS. [ARTICLE]

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SEPTEMBER TIN RETURNS. Agents F. W. Bnker A Co. Kin ta Association Ltd: —Mine oOOpkle, Tribute 430 pikuls. Baulk South Ltd: 110 07 pikuls,Machinery ran 247! hours. Kavaboi Ltd:— Mine 71.(0 pikuls, Tribute li> 1.42 pikula. Ipoh, Oct. 5. {From our pum CorrespomdesU,) Oofbho: 6 0 pkls. NbwQoping:— 120 Kixta:—

SHARES. [ARTICLE]

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SHARES. Oaf. Issue. Paid. LastDiv Burnas. Sbller. 85 000 2/ 2/ Allagar Rubber Estates Ltd 4 0 4<s 150!(X)0 2/- 2/- Anglo-Malay 80% 110 1 3 3 50.000 2'- 1/6 Batang Malaka 6 l0 pr 30 000 1 1 Batu Caves 50% 15 10 0 16 10 0 XXXXX 1

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CLEARANCES Oct 2. Ban Hiu Guan, Brit, scr., Watson, for Pontianak. Borneo, Brit str, Hall, for Hongkong, Shanghai and Japan. Van der Lijn, Dut. str., Mulder, for Pulo Samboe, Singkawang and Pontianak. Monmouthshire, Brit str, Warner, for Hong kcng, Shanghai and Japan. Seang Bee, Brit str, Travis, for Penang and