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The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser (Weekly), 25 March 1925

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THE Singapore Free Press AND MERCANTILE ADVERTISER. WEEKLY MAIL EDITION. THIRD SERIES THE SINGAPORE FREE PRESS, MARCH 25, 1925. NO. 1964.

CONTENTS. [ARTICLE]

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CONTENTS. UtfM Import Duty on Passengers 177 C tk Reform Claims 177 Opium Growth and Consumption 177 Ba^e Potentialities 178 Dtatli of Lord Curzon 178 Th Hamilton Appointment 178 ..mment of the Week 178 t <>f Livinp 179 Vket an 1 India Problems 179 IM>! i< I AND OIRT NEWS.

EXCHANGE. [ARTICLE]

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EXCHANGE. March A I 4 1-16 ia4 I I 31-32 i J 4 9-16 iiauil I»H iyi 57 H md 1010 T 7. 155 derward P-c. Dis. demard 131 Norn. .ir.d 139 l demand 79 s t V R- nk Rur'n«- I•! England Rate 5 p.c. n Sihr»f London 31%

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A. Shipwright, of the Penan? U4, returned from Home leave the Gleafiiw on Friday accompanied by hb lr Aa the result of an alleged attack on Chinese m Lorong 14, Geylang, on »ay. a Hokien was charged m th.» yesterday with attempted murder said that the accused inflicted serious >n

DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES.

BIRTH. [ARTICLE]

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BIRTH. DE MOUPRAY.— To the wife of G. A. de C <ir Moubray, a son, at the European Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, on March 15th.

MARRIAGE. [ARTICLE]

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MARRIAGE. BADDELEY-CRAIG.-l'>b. 21, at Dundee, Arthur Ernest Baddeley, Singapore, to Eva Catherine, daughter of Capt. and Mrs. James Craig, formerly of Singapore.

DEATHS. [OBITUARY]

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DEATHS. MEYER FLINTER, Aged 22 years, on Tuesday 18th inst, at the General Hospital, after a short illness. Deeply regretted. LIM TEK WEE. On March 22nd. 1925, at 16 Stanley Street, Singapore, aged 52 years, Litn Tek Wee, son of the late Mr. Lim Kang Eng, and for upwards of

THE WEEKS NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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THE WEEKS NEWS. The mail which arrived here on Saturday left London on Feb. 26th. This weekly is to l?ave by the P. and O. Kashgar on Friday. A telegram from home this wck ?n nounced the death of Mr. S. A. Lane, former chairman of the Singapore Harbour Board,

PRODUCE. [ARTICLE]

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PRODUCE. March L 1 1 Tin t25 TO] I H28.2S Gimbiir 24.00 Paper Waitc 57.00 Payer BUck 1940 Flak»> Tapioca G. 30 Pearl SaRO Small 8.50 Copra 11.48 Copra Sundried 11.75 Opium. P^rcrps ;mt. i.t)iM) Rice. Lian^ Hin Chan Mark B!-ie Eaple (Old) 375 Eire. Lianp Hin Chan Mark Red

Import Duty on Passengers. [ARTICLE]

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Import Duty on Passengers. March 18. While it might be indiscreet to thank God that we are not as other communities are m the Far East, there are still grounds for satisfaction that many of the trials which afflict those countries not far from us are absent m our Colony.

Civic Reform Claims. [ARTICLE]

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Civic Reform Claims. Whilst to some people who perhaps pay too much attention to the outward forms of civic development and have too little regard for the inward value of accomplished work, the replies of Government to the questions regarding Municipal Commissioner's elections, may be disappointing, we feel that they

Opium Growth and Consumption. [ARTICLE]

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Opium Growth and Consumption. March 19. The exigencies oi the ordinary newspaper do not permit of the publication m full of the reports of the Opium Commission at Geneva, but the results arc of such importance to the world m general and to Eastern countries m particular that wellinformed persons

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asapatu F:ee Pnm" I '■'"••> I bl th StreitJ IT* invited ai send •I il. n»m«' f their steamer and oie. Copies will tr. hem ,i- variors pr«U of C 1. Europe v.ishinp Uet:ili m to n;:ri s &c. can have a copy Skart List posted to them ■t- takly

Base Potentialities. [ARTICLE]

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Base Potentialities. March 20. Although discussion on the Singapore Naval Base has been prolonged almost to stupefaction point, so many aspects of the matter are so misunderstood m even well-educated circles at Home, and to a lesser degree here, that it is worth while attempting a summary of what will

Death of Lord Curzon. [ARTICLE]

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Death of Lord Curzon. March 21. By the death of Lord Curzon England loses a statesman of remarkable character, great experience and considerable achievement. The deceased Earl had been one of the most notable figures m the political life oi England for the last twenty year?. Coming into politics after

The Hamilton Appointment. [ARTICLE]

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

Comment of the Week. [ARTICLE]

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Comment of the Week. March 23 The First Lord of the Admiralty made a point of the Singapore Bas. scheme m his speech on the Nay. Estimates, but did not reveal anythin? really new, except that a decision had been come to with rejraru to the stationing of a floating

Cost of Living. [ARTICLE]

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Cost of Living. March 24. The careful housewife who takes the trouble to keep her accounts and can compare one year with another, i* occasionally m a position to check official indices of the cost of living a> regards her own household. It is a nice calculation however, if there

The Viceroy and Indian Problems [ARTICLE]

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The Viceroy and Indian Problems Although it, was denied that Lord Reading was goin# on leave from India for any particular purpose, the! action was so unusual and the circumstances were so marked, that probably the denial was regarded as nothing more than official camouflage. There is little doubt, m

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Major M. Knox, the rubber propagandist, who recently returned from a visit to China, was due to arrive m Penang yesterday morning and hoped to remain for a few days.— S.E. The weeding takes place shortly m Penang of Mr. H. de C. Elton, Senior Assistant Superintendent of Chandu MonoDolies,

LOCAL WIRE. [ARTICLE]

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LOCAL WIRE. KUALA LUMPUR MOTOR ACCIDENi. Fatal Results. (From Our Own Correspondent). Kuala Lumpur, Mar. 20. Mr. F. P. Short, of the Societe International de Plantations et de Finance, who was involved m a motor accident on Sunday with Mr. R. G. St. G. Johnston, assistant, Messrs. Harrisons, Barker and

THE FERRERS-STRAITS TIMES LIBEL ACTION. [ARTICLE]

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THE FERRERS-STRAITS TIMES LIBEL ACTION. (From Our Own Coricspondent). Kuala Lumpur, Mar. 20. Messrs. Furd and Delamore on behalf of th- Straits Times and Mr. Still, have filed an application to set aside the order allowing scrvic; of the plaint on defendants out o: the jurisdiction of his Court m

RABIES IN KUALA LUMPUR. [ARTICLE]

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RABIES IN KUALA LUMPUR. (From Our Own Correspondent). Kuala Lumpur, Mar. 20. A dog muzzling order has been enforced m the Kuala Lumpur area m consequence of the prevalence of rabies.

WASTEFUL IPOH! [ARTICLE]

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WASTEFUL IPOH! (From Our Own Correspondent). Ipoh, Mar. 20. At the annual meeting of St. George's Society, the hon'ble Mr. Rich was elected President. It was resolved that m future the supper at the ball should be on a less expensive scale owing to the callous wastage of luxurious fare

K. L. EX-SERVICE MEN. [ARTICLE]

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K. L. EX-SERVICE MEN. Th e Land Grants Question. From Our Own Correspondent). Kuala Lumpur, Mar. 21. At th? general meeting of the Kuala 7 .i:.iipur Ex-Service men the report includeu a statement that the Government was unable to reconsider its decision to refuse further grants of land to Ex-Servicemen.

ALLEGED LIBEL CASE. [ARTICLE]

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ALLEGED LIBEL CASE. Application Postponed. (From Our Own Correspondent). Kuala Lumper, Mar. 23. The application of the solicitors for tfcti Straits Times and Mr. A. W. Still to wet j.siiie the order allowing service of the plaint out of the jurisdiction of the K. L. Supreme Court m the libel

THE BOMB OUTRAGE. [ARTICLE]

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THE BOMB OUTRAGE. Woman Sentenced. (From Our Own Correspondent). Kuala Lumpur, Mar. 23At the Assizes this morning, the woraar Wong Sang, charged with attempted murder m the recent bomb outrage, pleaded guilry and was sentenced to five years' imprisonment. She said she had a bad temper but repented of what

IMPORTANT DEBENTURE ISSUE. [ARTICLE]

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IMPORTANT DEBENTURE ISSUE. (From Our Own Correspondent). Penang, Mar. 23. Judgment has been reserved by Judge Whitley m the case m which Mr. Sennett. nfteia] receiver and liquidator for the F M. Taylor Company, applied to the Court that a declaration, issued by the directors of the Compaany to the

ULU PIAH'S GOOD PROSPECTS. [ARTICLE]

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ULU PIAH'S GOOD PROSPECTS. (From Our Own Correspondent). Penang, Mar. 23. At the annual meeting of Ulu Piah Tin Company, Mr. Brash, presiding, said that a close examination of the report and accounts set up a feeling of considerable satisfaction, not merely by reason of the* profits they recorded, but

TITI TIN COMPANY. [ARTICLE]

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TITI TIN COMPANY. The Directors report for presentation to the meeting on March 30th, at 11.30 a.m. .nates. After making provision for Depreciation and Directors' Fees the Profit and Loss Account shows a loss for the year of £29.009.83. The mine has not been producing since June, 1924, and to

JAPANESE NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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JAPANESE NEWS. Baron Goh and the Chamber of Commerce. Tokio, Mar. 22. Baron S. Goh, who was elected as president of the Chamber of Commerce, Tokio, has refused to assume the post. Viscount Gotoh's Mission to Moscow. It is stated that Viscount Shimpei Gotc£, representing 1 the Japanese traders, is

ST. ANTHONY'S BREAD. [ARTICLE]

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ST. ANTHONY'S BREAD. The annual report of the Association of St. Anthony de Padua, states that th?re was expended for the relief of the poor m Singapore, m 1924, $4,724.84, the receipts, including handsome collections m St. Joseph'? Church, and a contribution by th? Bishop of Macao, amounting to $5,078.31.

CRICKET. [ARTICLE]

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CRICKET. SERVICES' EASY VICTORY. Dogged Batting by Assiter. A far stronger team m all departments, the Services experienced little difficulty m defeating the Public Services and Law on the Padang on Saturday, thus securing three points m their opening engagement m the S. C. C. Cricket Tournament. The bright batting

S. R. C. vs. LANKA UNION. [ARTICLE]

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S. R. C. vs. LANKA UNION. Time alond saved the S. R. C. from defeat at the hands of the Lanka Union on the Padang on Saturday. The Ur.ion batted first and compiled 123, Aiyathurai, who went m at the fall of the first wicket, carrying his bat for 65,

HOME FOOTBALL. [ARTICLE]

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HOME FOOTBALL. GREAT RUGGER FINAL. [Reuter's Service.] London, Mar. 21. Sixty thousand spectators assembled on the Scottish Union's new ground at Murrayfield, Edinburgh, for the rugby international, England vs. Scotland. The weather was bright, following light falls of snow m the morning. The early scrums were fought out with great

AMATEUR INTERNATIONAL. [ARTICLE]

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AMATEUR INTERNATIONAL. [Reuter'u Service.] Ixmdon, Mar. 21. The amateur International Association football match played at Plymouth between England and Wales, to-day, resulted m a win for England by two goals to one.

SCOTTISH CUP. [ARTICLE]

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SCOTTISH CUP. [Reuter's Service.] London, Mar. 21. The following are the results of the Scot. tish Cup semi-finals: Rangers 0, Celtic Hamilton 1, Dundee L

LEAGUE RESULTS. [ARTICLE]

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LEAGUE RESULTS. [Reuter's Service.] London, Mar. 21. The following are the results of to-day's English and Scottish League Matches:— Division I. Arsenal 3, Everton L Aston Villa 0, Notts County 0. Blackburn R. 1, Tottenham H. L Bury 4, Cardiff City 1. Huddersfield T. 0, Bolton W. 0. Liverpool 3,

INTER VARSITY SPORTS. [ARTICLE]

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INTER VARSITY SPORTS. [Reuter's Service.] London, Mar. 21. At Queen's Club m the inter-Varsity sports, Oxford beat Cambridge by winning 6 events to 5.

YACHTING. [ARTICLE]

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YACHTING. THE FINAL OF THE ODELL CUPS. The third and last xace for the Odell trophies will always be noted by the Yankee's remark that "London beats the States every time because it's Historic" for this applies m a small way to the race that came off yesterday morning, as

WEI-HAI-WEI GOLF CUP. [ARTICLE]

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WEI-HAI-WEI GOLF CUP. Keppel beat Singapore G.C. m Final. At Keppel yesterday Keppel Golf Club defeated the Singapore Golf Club m the final of the Wei-Hai-W?i Cup by five matches to two. The following were the scores: Spore G.C. Keppel G.C. Hardie beat Routley 2 and 1. Braddell lost to

GARRISON GOLF CLUB. [ARTICLE]

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GARRISON GOLF CLUB. The following cards were returned m the ladies monthly medal (March). Mrs. Webb, 50 10 40 Mrs. Mawson, 52 12 40. Lady Colina Hussey. 55 10 45. Tie to be played off before 31st inst.

SINGAPORE GOLF CLUB. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE GOLF CLUB. The final of the Captain's Prize was played on Saturday and won by F. S. Gibson, who beat R. B. B. Donnell 3 and 1. The tie between Harrison. Forde, Nicoil md Young: for the March Bogey Competition was also played and won by F. Harrison, who

WORLD SCULLING CHAMPIONSHIP. [ARTICLE]

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WORLD SCULLING CHAMPIONSHIP. [Reuter's Service.] Sydney, Mar. 21. Major Goodsell won the World's Sculling Championship, defeating W. McDevitt by fourteen lengths.

SELANGOR POLO CLUB. [ARTICLE]

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SELANGOR POLO CLUB. closr finish m ladys rac t. (From Our Own Correspondent). Kuala Lumpur, Mar. 22 The Polo Club Gymkhana was run m m weather. A large crowd included His K\ cellency Sir Laurenc?, and Lady Guilleniard His Highness the Sultan of Perak, Admiral Everett, Sir G. Maxwell. At

PREPARING FOR THE BOAT-RACE. [ARTICLE]

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PREPARING FOR THE BOAT-RACE [Reuter's Service.] London, Mar. 20. Cambridge rowed a full course trial ir 19 mm. 30 sees. Conditions were pood. there being a following wind and slight rain. They shot Hammersmith Bridge m II mm. 15 sees., spurted towards Putney Bridge and finished fresh and not fatigued.

BOXING: ROSENBERG DEFEATED. [ARTICLE]

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BOXING: ROSENBERG DEFEATED. [Reuter's Service.] New York. Mar. JI. In a fifteen rounds bout for th* worM bantam-weierht championship, Rosenberg outpointed Eddie Martin, the holder.

PENANG MUNICIPAL SPORTS. [ARTICLE]

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PEN ANG MUNICIPAL SPORTS. (From Our Own Correspondent). Penanß. Mar. 23. The third annual sports of the Muni pality were held on the Esplanade, and I most successful, there being- a larcre gtel ar.ee, including: the hon'ble Mr. A. B. Voules. Mr?. Codringlen pave away the cups. Th-- 1 Health

ST. JOSEPH'S TENNIS FINALS. [ARTICLE]

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ST. JOSEPH'S TENNIS FINALS. Although there was a sligrht downpour of rain on Wednesday the evening was sunny. Francis Hoshimi Hany Smith m the Championship I nals and beat the latter by 6 3, 6—2. Both started rather nervously but improved m their standard of play as the frame pr

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The forthcoming wedding is announced of Mr. Robert Cecil Wilson, journalist, of the South China Morning Post, to Miss Jane Hutchinson Wilson, who is «n route to the Colony by the Macedonia.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 1925. [ARTICLE]

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 1925. Eist London plaintiff of a debtor: He U very vdl to tl«», and has two sweet-hearts The Kin^ has been pleased to approve of Mr H. T. Kursten a? Consul of Denmark at :;pore. Mr. W. Duncan, formerly of Caledonia fcststt, P.Wi has bought a property

GOVERNMENT HOUSE. [ARTICLE]

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GOVERNMENT HOUSE. i'he following had the honour of dining I His Excelkncy the Governor and Lady emard at Government House on Mon- ay. Admiral Thomas Washington and Mrs. H. E. Vice Admiral Sir A. F. v *rett, K.C.M.G., X.C.V.0., C.8., H.E. M*j>t Central Sir T. Fraser, X.C.8., C.5.1., •M.G.. Hon.

STEAMERS COLLIDE IN ROADS. [ARTICLE]

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STEAMERS COLLIDE IN ROADS. SEQUEL IN THE SUPREME COURT. Claim by Owners of Ban Ho Guan. I A collision m the Singapore Roads between the Dutch steamer, Ban Ho Guan, IM4 tons nett, and the Glenfalloch, 1,431 tons nett, last October had its sequel m the Supreme Court yesterday, when

PERAK BUSINESSMEN. [ARTICLE]

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PERAK BUSINESSMEN. CHAFE AT SELANGOR BONDS. Separation Urged. (From Our Own Correspondent). Ipoh, Mar. 17. The ninth annual meeting of the Pera* Chamber of Commerce, Colonel Cecil Rae presiding, was marked by vigorous discussion of the ineffectiveness of the executive during the past year, and the desirability of breaking away

THE LATE MR. S. A. LANE. [ARTICLE]

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THE LATE MR. S. A. LANE. We regret to hear that a telegram was received yesterday by the Harbour Board that Mr.* Stanley Lane, former chairman, died m England on Tuesday. Mr. Lane had unfortunately be^n ill for some time and the sad event was not unexpected. He died at

THE ASSIZES. [ARTICLE]

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THE ASSIZES. THOMPSON ROAD CRIME. The trial of a Chinese who murdered his moiher at 188 Thompson-road m February last was concluded at the Assizes yesterday when the special jury found that the accused had committed the crime but that ax the time he was m an unsound state of

THE ROYAL AND ANCIENT ORDER. [ARTICLE]

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THE ROYAL AND ANCIENT ORDER. These who attended the evening service at St. Andrew's Cathedral on Sunday night were interested to note the stalwart body of men, headed by a band which played lively music, that marched into the Cathedral 'Compound, wearing gorgeous collars and insignia of office, and took

S.C.C. RUSSIAN POOL TOURNAMENT. [ARTICLE]

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S.C.C. RUSSIAN POOL TOURNAMENT. Result of the Final. The final of the S.C.C. Russian Pool Tournament took place: at the Club last night before a good attendance of spectators, A. D. Baker and J. Swithinbank defeating E. Challen and C. W. G. Brown by 2S points. The scoring wa.s rather

DROWNING THE SHAMROCK. [ARTICLE]

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DROWNING THE SHAMROCK. WEETOO Faugh-a-ballagh. The top o' the mornin' to ye, for faith this is St. Patrick's Day— an' we m a hathen counthry. God help us all. We mind fifteen years since, an we livin' m Guileen, how Thade came back from Cork after wettin' the Shamrock— he

"CHAIR" BRAND SARONGS. [ARTICLE]

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"CHAIR" BRAND SARONGS. TRADE MARK ACTION. Chief Justice Dismisses Case. In the Supreme Court yesterday morning the Chief Justice, Sir Walter Shaw, gave judgment m the action which came before him last week m which C. H. Kizar Mohamed and Co., who were stated to be the largest dealers m

MUNICIPAL MATTERS. [ARTICLE]

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MUNICIPAL MATTERS. Tho following action was taken at R meeting of Committee No. 4 held on ItarcH 13th:— Agreed to the policy of insisting on tho provision of back lanes and full open area as required under the Ordinance, when plans for new frontages to domestic buildings are submitted. Considered

SPORTING NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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SPORTING NEWS. SHOOTING. Triangular Rifle Match. The results of the friendly match between Royal Sussex Regiment, Singapore Volunteers Corps, and H.M.S. Hawkins at Seletar Range on Saturday were r.even shots and a sighter at 200, 400, ten shots and two sighters at 500 yards. H.M.S. Hawkins. 200 400 500 P

KEPPEL GOLF CLUB. [ARTICLE]

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KEPPEL GOLF CLUB. The following are the result? of the match. s between Keppel and the Combined Fleets at the Keppel links on Sunday. Combined Fleet players are mentioned first. Morning. Capt. MacFarlan and Lt. Col. Cantrell vs. Irving: Jones and Strachan 1. Lt. Comdr. Jotham and Surp. Lt. Comdr.

WATER POLO. [ARTICLE]

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WATER POLO. A team from H.M.S. Carlisle visited the Chinese Swimming Club last Saturday and a fast game resulted. Though the visitors lost by 6 goals to one, they showed good undei standing of the game and their combination and passing wore delightful to watch. It was only m speed

RUBBER ASSOCIATION. [ARTICLE]

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RUBBER ASSOCIATION. THE ANNUAL REPORT. The report of the committee of the >.ti^apore Chamber of Commerce Rubbei A>sociation for the year, 1i»24, for presentation at the meeting on March 31st, stately. Finance. Income amounted to $42.iM<;..;, and Expenditure including Depreciation to $37,385.16, giving a surplus of |4jtSl.U <r.\ the year's

MALAKOFF RUBBRE CO., LTD. [ARTICLE]

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MALAKOFF RUBBRE CO., LTD. The report of the Malakoff Rubber <■. for the year U24 (which will be present e«l at the annual meeting: noon on Satin March 28th at Boustead and Co's Oflk is as follows: The net profit for the year, after making full provision for depreciation, amounted

BIG CHANDU HAULS. [ARTICLE]

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BIG CHANDU HAULS. Some $5,000 worth of opium was product I m the Police Courts yesterday, the dru^ being held as an exhibit m a cast- m which a Hyiam stands charged. Altogether. :lv Monopolies Department seized over 22.« < doliars worth of non-Government chaiuu m connection with the case,

THE FOOTBALL LEAGUE. [ARTICLE]

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THE FOOTBALL LEAGUE. [Reuter's Service.] London, Mar. 17. In the Second Division of the English Lecgue, to-day, Leicester beat Oldham by one goal to nil.

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Mr. D. O'Mahoney, of the Railway Police F.M.S., arrived m Ipoh on Fridy nig*t at the expiry to his home leave. He will relieve Mr J. E. Riley m Ipoh when th< latter proceeds Home on leave on the 2Tth. instant.

THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 1925. [ARTICLE]

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THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 1925. Captain Arthur Sleep has b??n appointed I M^H'r* 1 of the first class for the State t| Perak. The re.- id net of Mr. H. G. Sarwar, No. 13 ,rs-r«;u!, was visited by thieves during Tiu-> 'ay night and 16 fowls stolen. •air. I^irkins, of the

OUR CURRENCY. [ARTICLE]

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OUR CURRENCY. AN INTERESTING REPORT. The annual report on the working of the Currency Department up to Sept 30th last is made extremely useful by a good account of the currency operations during the past 23 years. Mr. Pountney is particularly qualified to give us this history of the quarter

COLLISION IN THE ROADS. [ARTICLE]

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COLLISION IN THE ROADS. SHIPPING ACTION IN SUPREME COURT. In the Supreme Court yesterday before the Chief Justice, Sir Walter Shaw, and the Senior Naval Officer sitting as assessor, the case was continued m which the own?rs of the Dutch steamer, Ban Ho Guan, sued the owners of tho Glenfalloch

THE GOVERNOR'S DEPARTURE. [ARTICLE]

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THE GOVERNOR'S DEPARTURE. H.E. the Governor leaves Singapore to for Kuala Lumpur, Lady Guillemard ig by the nigfot mail. Gaze te Extraordinary issued yesterday appoints the hon'ble Mr. Hayes Marriott, C-M.G., to be the Governor** Deputy during His Excellency's absence fr- ra the Colony.

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Hia ivany friends m Singapore will congratulate yh'. A. E. Baddeley on having entered the "holy state." He was married early this month to Miss Eva Craig, daughter of Capt J. Craig, for many years resident m Singapore and greatly respected here. If we remember aright, Mrs. Baddeley had fine

THE HON. MR. J. SIME. [ARTICLE]

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THE HON. MR. J. SIME. To the Editor. Sir, As one of his many admirers, I trust that you will shortly be able to publish a more re-assuring account of our eminent fellow-citizen's health. I am, dear Sir, W. H. LEE WARNER.

POLO CLUB GYMKHANA MEETING. [ARTICLE]

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POLO CLUB GYMKHANA MEETING. To the Editor. Sir, For the information of Members generally, I am instructed to inform you that an enquiry has been held, to-day, by the Racing Stewards into the running of "Rockmine" m Race No. 7 on Saturday last. The horse incurred a penalty of 7

THE ASSIZES. [ARTICLE]

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THE ASSIZES. Campbell Lane Murder. The trial of a Tamil named Govindasamy on a charge or murder, occupied the attention of the Assize Court throughout yesterday. Mr. R. L. Eber defended the accused zr.d was about to call his client to givs evidence, after addressing the Jury, when the Court

A DAMAGED CARGO. [ARTICLE]

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A DAMAGED CARGO. The case m which the Bataviasche Zee Brand Assurantie Maatschappij, a Dutch insurance company, ar defendants m an action brought ry Tjiat Sam, a Chinese trading firm of Market Street, m respect to a sum of $5,823 under a policy of insurance, was continued yesterday afternoon m

ARMS AND FORCED NOTES. [ARTICLE]

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ARMS AND FORCED NOTES. A raid by Detective Inspector Porter and other detectives on a house m Pagoda-street on Tuesday morning resulted m the seizure of a Large number of forged one dollar notes and an automatic pistol and ammunition. The detectives entered house No. 54, Pa-goda-street, and two men

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We acknowledge receipt of the Statistical Year Book of the Kingdom of Siam for the year 1924. It is a useful book of reference, and serves to remind one that the King rules over nearly ten millions of subjects; that the revenue is nearly ninety million ticals; and that the

HOCKEY. [ARTICLE]

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HOCKEY. The United Services scored good win vm v a team representing Singapore on the Stadium ground vest* -relay afternoon. All the i -invr wai done m the second half when the game became very exciting. Singapore were the weaker Bide, the Services beintr strong m defence and attack. Beviiie

NAVAL SPORT. [ARTICLE]

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NAVAL SPORT. H.M.S. HAWKINS BEATS S.C.C. Last Soccer Match of Visit. The plethora of sport which has marked the naval visit and provided daily enjoyment for the public of Singapore came to a conclusion yesterday afternoon, when the men from H.M.S. Hawkins defeated the S.C.C. at association football by two

THE DAVIS CUP DRAW. [ARTICLE]

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THE DAVIS CUP DRAW. [Reuter's Service.] Washington, Mar. 17. Gen. Dawes, m the presence of representatives of the competing nations, made the first-round draw for the Davis Cup. The pairings arc as follows: Holland vs. Cze-cho-Slovakia; Switzerland vs. Sweden; Belgium vs. India; Austria vs. Ireland; Hun"gary vs. France; Portugal vs.

STATIC OF L. T. PLAYERS. [ARTICLE]

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STATIC OF L. T. PLAYERS. [Reuter's Service.] I^ondon, Mar. 17. A meeting of the Council of the Lawn Tennis Association passed a resolution that any player accepting a reduction of more than 40 per cent, on ordinary charges made by hotels Mnd similar establishments m connection with playing m any

THE MARVELLOUS FINN. [ARTICLE]

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THE MARVELLOUS FINN. [Reuter 9 Service.] New York, Mar. 18. Nurmi was beaten by Ritola m a five '.i sand metres race being forced to retire, (..wing to a pain m his side, when leading strongly. Nevcrthless Nurmi broke the world's records for four thousand metres and four thousand yards

CUP TIE EXCITEMENT. [ARTICLE]

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CUP TIE EXCITEMENT. Features of Game. London, Mar. 8. There was no store m any of the Cup tk's at half time. There were very thrilling finishes. Davies, of Cardiff, scored the winning goal direct from corner kick, no other player touching the ball, and the whistle sounded for the

BOXING IN CALCUTTA. [ARTICLE]

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BOXING IN CALCUTTA. Calcutta, Mar. .">. Edgar Brighte forced a draw m the return match at Calcutta yesterday witn Joe Attridge, the Australian bantam champion, who recently secured the Indian title at Brighte's expense. The fight was a terrific one, both men receiving heavy punishment, and Brighte's eye was severely

CEYLON STUDENT'S HIGH JUMP RECORD. [ARTICLE]

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CEYLON STUDENT'S HIGH JUMP RECORD. London, Mar. 7. At the Cambridge University sports Van Geyzel of Ceylon won the hiprh jump, clearing 6 ft. 3 ins. at the first attempt. This beats the ground record for a University man at Cambridge by an inch. Van Geyzel held the previous record

HOME FOOTBALL. [ARTICLE]

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HOME FOOTBALL. [Renter's Service.l London, Mar. 17. In the first division of the Enflfiish League Birmingham drew with West Bromwjeh 0 to 0; Sheffield United lost to Liverpool 1 to 0. In th^ Northern division Rotherham lost to Barrow 0 to I. In the Scottish Cup replay Celtic beat St.

GARRISON GOLF CLUB. [ARTICLE]

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GARRISON GOLF CLUB. The following was the result of the Oct. men's medal: Lieut R. R. Phayre, 71 12 62 Major W. R. Little. 87 18 GO Lieut. A. E. Barlow, 84 12 72 F. A. Morrell, 87 14 73 E. H. Gordon, 89 13 76 A. W. W. Ker,

FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 1925. [ARTICLE]

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FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 1925. Mr. and Mrs. D. A. M. Brown sailed for Home by the Patroclus on Tuesday. Mr. Laurie Biown left Penang on Tuesday for Singapore. He will be away for two weeks. Dr. E. Wynne, late Indian Medical Department, has been appointed Assistant Surgeon, Sungei Patani. Mr.

LICENSING JUSTICES. [ARTICLE]

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LICENSING JUSTICES. The "Madras BsV ajjain. At a meeting of the Board of Licensing 1 Justices held m the District Court yestcr day and presided over by Mr. Nunri, First Police Magistrate and District lodge, an application for a new licenco m respect of public hou^e which was first founded

SINGAPORE "STANDARD." [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE "STANDARD." H.B. Egmont Hake SOME SUGGESTIONS FROM THE p.\\, The report of the sub-committee app ted m Kuala Lumpur to go into the tion of the various charges and charges made between rubber planter < tht Singapore SUndard Qualiti tee has been published. It is a carefully thought *>ut

MUNICIPAL MATTERS. [ARTICLE]

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MUNICIPAL MATTERS. Action taken at a nteetii No. 5. held on 17th March.Approved Emetmlly schedule nory ami plant 111 hi fi>r headworks for th< Confirmed appoint I 'I 1 B mechanical fffiyjnffr pointment of Mr. Hi!!, jwior. mechanic. Johore water 'chcme. Authorised tht- CJt 1' I tenders from bona t\<lv

DAMAGED "UBIS" CASE. [ARTICLE]

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DAMAGED "UBIS" CASE. Claim Partially Stiro* "V The case m which the Brand Assurantie V. insurance company, were def action brought by TJSbI Sam. I trading firm of Mark to a sum of $5,823 Vt4 surance, was concluded y m the Supreme Court l Justice, Sir Walter Shaw, v ment

A HOLIDAY IN PROVENCE. [ARTICLE]

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A HOLIDAY IN PROVENCE. The conventional description of the south pi „f France as the Cote d'Azur, or the ritra, and ail that such implies to the mgt mind m the shape of palatial hotels Qfgt r.s Ca-inos, ha? been purposely fr«>m these notes on a holiday spent the short!

THE UNION JACK CLUB. [ARTICLE]

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THE UNION JACK CLUB. INSPECTION BY ADMIRAL EVERETT. "One of the Best Clubs I Have Seen/ The Union Jack Club, which har> proved a boon to the men of the Combined Fleets during their visit to Singapore, was the scene of a pleasant informal function yesterday morning, when Vice-Admiial Sir

RUBBER AUCTION. [ARTICLE]

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RUBBER AUCTION. YESTERDAY'S LIST. The Singapore Chamber of Commerce Rubber Association held its 6i)9th. auction yesterday, when there was Catalogued 1,131,247 lbs.; 505.02 tons. Offered 758,324 lbs.; 338.54 tons. Sold 671,339 lbs.; 299.70 tons. Spot. London l s 7^d. New York 40 Vs cts. Prices Realized. Ribbed Smoked Sheet Cents

FRASER'S WEEKLY REPORT. [ARTICLE]

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FRASER'S WEEKLY REPORT. Singapore, Mar. 18. The Local Share Market hi:s again experienced a quiet week with few alterations m prices to note. Rubber has remained steady and a further reduction of 1,100 tons m London stocks has to be noted. Business m Rubber shares, however, continues on a very

BARLOW'S REPORT. [ARTICLE]

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BARLOW'S REPORT. Singapore, Mar. 19. Rubber. A steady tone has prevailed during the period under review. In yester- day's local auction Awarded sheet was m good demand, and sold at 67 67*2 per lb. < Good average and Off quality sheet realised j 66% 67 and 64 66 respectively. Only

JAVA FLYING ACCIDENT. [ARTICLE]

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JAVA FLYING ACCIDENT. Unlucky Thirteenth. [Aneta Service.] Weltevreden, Mar. 19. Fourteen Army planes from Bandoeng, c n a long-distance flight, were landing at Magelang, wh?n the thirteenth aeroplane crashed, the pilot, Lieutenant Van Leuven, being slightly wounded. The observer. Lieutenant Heerinsr, fell heavily, and a fracture of the skull is

ULU BENUT REPORT. [ARTICLE]

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ULU BENUT REPORT. The rcpcrt to be presented at the annual meeting on March 28th at Derrick and Go's. offices states: The result for the year shows a loss of $1,232.81, due almost entirely to reduced crop harvested on account of the lower percentage of exportable allowance for the year.

CHARTERED BANK DIVIDEND. [ARTICLE]

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CHARTERED BANK DIVIDEND. The following cable was received by the local branch cf the Chartered Bank yesterday from London: At thy approaching annual general meeting of shareholders the directors will recommend that a dividend b« declared for the past half year at the rate of 14 per cent, per annum

MERCANTILE BANK DIVIDEND. [ARTICLE]

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MERCANTILE BANK DIVIDEND. The Mercantile Bank of Indir, Ltd., haw received advice by telegraph from their Head Office m London that a final dividend on the Bank's shares of <S per cent less income tax, has been declared, making 16 per cent loss tax for the year. £50,000 has been

WARSHIP MOVEMENTS. [ARTICLE]

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WARSHIP MOVEMENTS. The American yacht, General Alava, with Rear-Admiral Thomas Washington on board, accompanied by the cruiser Huron, left Singapore yesterday. The ships will proceed to Saigon. H.M.S& Hawkins, Brisbane and Petersfield left Singapore yesterday, HJIJS. Durban taaves to-day and H.M.S.-. Carlisle and Foxglove will depart tomorrow. Some Dutch destroyers

TRANSPORT ARRIVES. [ARTICLE]

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TRANSPORT ARRIVES. The transport, Glengorm Castle, arrived m Singapore yesterday morning from Southampton with naval ratings and drafts for military units m the Far East. Eightyeight naval ratings for H. 81. S. Hawkins disembarked lr-re together with a batch of infantry.

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tctal quantity catalogued amounted to 505 ton?, of which 329 tons were offered and .300 tons sold. Copra. The market for this commodity continues quiet and about 1,350 tons have been sold during: the week. Closing quotations are as follows:— Sundried 11.65: Mixed 11.40.

LEWIS AND PEAT'S REPORT. [ARTICLE]

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LEWIS AND PEAT'S REPORT. Singapore, Mar. 19. The market, after a slightly easier tendency at the close of last week, again strengthened up, and with a further considerable reduction m London Stocks there has been fairly active buying. There has been a certain amount of buying" for Manufacturers, but the

THE ASSIZES. [ARTICLE]

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THE ASSIZES. Tamil Sentenced to Death. The trial of the Tamil, Govindasamy, on a charge of murder was concluded before the Assizes yesterday when the Jury unanimously returned a verdict of gruilty. His Lordship passed sentence of death. It will be recalled that the accused man murdered a fellow countryman

KUO MIN TANG AT IPOH. [ARTICLE]

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KUO MIN TANG AT IPOH. RESENTMENT AT ORDERS. (From Our Own Correspondent). Ipoh, Mar. 18. The customary unanimity of the Chinese community here was disturbed to-day by the Chinese Kuo Ming Tang ordering all shops to cease business out of respect to the memory of Dr. Sun Vat Sen. Although

LEAGUE FOOTBALL. [ARTICLE]

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LEAGUE FOOTBALL. London, Mar. 18. In the first division of the English League, Cardiff lost to the Spurs by 0 to 2. while Everton beat Notts County by 1 to 0. In the Southern division Bristol Rovers beet Queen's Park Rangers by 3 to 0. In the Northern division Lincoln

POLICE COURTS. [ARTICLE]

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POLICE COURTS. British Saiior (harmed. In the Third Magistrate's Court yesterday morning, Henry aTcDonough, a sailor on H.M.S. Ambrose, was sjentenced to three rm nths rigorous imprisonment for the th ft of a bag: containing medical instrument- belonging to Dr. Weerekoon. The bag had been left i:i a motor car

SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 1925. [ARTICLE]

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SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 1925. The Penang Ratepayers Association has been exempted from registration. His Majesty will not be advised to disallow the Inventions Ordinance amendment bill. Capt J. J. Saunders acts as Major while m command of Penang and Province volunteers. Nurse G. D. Trevor Smith has been seconded for

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR.

RUBBER RESTRICTION. [LETTER]

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RUBBER RESTRICTION. I 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 1 producers, especially European

A BATTLE LONG AGO. [ARTICLE]

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A BATTLE LONG AGO. To the Editor of the Daily Mail. Sir, It would be of great interest to me to know if there are any comrades still living who fouerht with mo m the Perak (Malay States) Expedition under General Colbourn m 1876. I was under fire with Lieutenant

PERAK SPORTSMEN MEET. [ARTICLE]

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PERAK SPORTSMEN MEET. OPPOSITION TO \W\a\ n RUGGER. (From Our Own ('O-,,,^^ P"h. M ar H The Perak Sports Association meeting has appointed Mr A c st^ Chairman, Mr. G. R. Thomson.'/. It turned down th suggestion t with the English lirfcaj ilion decided to call legate* tflfi to restart

THE HOSPITALS CUP. [ARTICLE]

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THE HOSPITALS CUP. I [Reuter's Ser.io- London. Mar 1\ At ru^by football, m the H final, Guys beat London by 7 FOOTBALL. S.C.O vs. H.M.S. lu\«iox,>. A tesa from H.M.S. V B.C.C. side on the dnH prottnd afternoon, the punc result ii i the Cteb by IIMNM gNll It wa<

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Mr. Leopold, living at I I has reported to the Polfefl :r.. jewellery from his bomc. Hf the theft was conmiittid on the and that it included pru|»ei(

RUBBER ROADWAYS. [ARTICLE]

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RUBBER ROADWAYS. (To the Kdit«>r „f the M Sir, At a nuetin;: <>f th E mittee <( f the Fedora:Iht Propaganda Onmnftte, h\- m th 1 V2th. instant, the interest i If ttM I which had nc n\'.\ press m the nribject of were discussed. The Committv much appro criticism,

TOPICS OF THE WEEK. [ARTICLE]

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TOPICS OF THE WEEK. I agunl komtnea noatri eat farrag* Juvenal. il Government is more subtle i>t thought. In order to alI of -ill those persons who see I base a menace to Japan Is uf miies away, it has dea floating dock instead of a which of course is

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 Ytar Look of Siam for 1924 gives the following particulars of the £4,630,000 loan contracted with the Government of the federated Malay Statos for the construction of the Southern Railway. An agreement was

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His Highness the Sultan of Perak will be leaving for the Federal Capital at thend of the week, where he will take th opportunity of meeting H. E. the High Commissioner and the Admiralf who wrl be visiting Kuala Lumpur during the weekend.

"STANDARD" RUBBER. [ARTICLE]

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"STANDARD" RUBBER. THE P. A. M. SUGGESTIONS. Singapore Manufacturer's Views. The report of the sub-commit to? anpo:.r,> ed m Kuaia Lumpur to go int lhc quo;tion of the various charges and countercharges made between rubber planters and th? Singapore Standard Qualities Committee, which we published m a summarised form yesterday,

JAPANESE NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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JAPANESE NEWS. Studious Prince. (By Courtesy of the Nanyo NichiNichi Shimbunsha.) Tokio, Mar. 19. The Prince of Chichibu, brother of the Prince Regent, who attended th? sittings < f both Houses for I<»:itr hours exp?cted to attend hearings of the lo!:yo District Court and the Supreme Court to-morrow.

The Railway Budget. [ARTICLE]

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The Railway Budget. The Government m ihe Hmist of Poors has be-n compelled to accept In amendment m the Railway budget pmpt.iec' by the Kenkyu-kai with some modifications, a* a result of th> latter's strong assertion which was helped by members appointed by Imperial order who wer? at the Kenkvu's

Nippori Disaster. [ARTICLE]

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Nippori 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 is asserted that the cause of th- 1 fire was ignition due to excess heat m a cotton spinning machine.

Embassy in Moscow. [ARTICLE]

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Embassy in Moscow. S?vernl buildings have been selected m Moscow by tin Commissariat for Foreign Attain to be used by the Japanese envoys when they arrive. Th? office of the Embnssy is to bo chosen, from among: those selected, by the Japanese Ambassador.

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Sir Frank Swettenham is kind enough to Bay trat he always likes to join me m one of my hunts after truth, because there is so rcuch variety m the game; and I am sur I an always triad to have so agreeable and learned a companion m the field,

POLICE COURTS. [ARTICLE]

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POLICE COURTS. SMUGGLED CIGARETTES. In the Third Police Court yesterday morning, four Chinese were produced at the instanc? of Mr. Mitchell, A.S.P., and chargd with possession of dutiable tobacco. Ihe Chinese were arrested the previous ivtning 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 Meeting. The annual general meeting was held m Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday, at the Parsonage. The Rev. B. C. and Mrs. Roberts kindly entertained members to tea before the meeting at which about thirty persons were present. In the absence of the Bishop, the chair

SIAM'S DUTY. [ARTICLE]

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SIAM'S 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 2nd girls across the Siamese-British Malayan frontier. That should prove sufficient, for His Majesty is not only

CARPENTIER WINS IN ONE ROUND. [ARTICLE]

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CARPENTIER WINS IN ONE ROUND. Fißht m a Cafe with a Famous Actor. Paris, Feb. 13. Georges Carpentier, the boxer, met and defeated Maurice Ch.valier, the revue actor, m one round. The ■cent of the encounter was a restaurant m the Champs Elysees, where the two men met by accident,

SPORTING NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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SPORTING NEWS. 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

BELGIANS WIN ARMY FOOTBALL. [ARTICLE]

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

LEAGUE FOOTBALL. [ARTICLE]

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LEAGUE FOOTBALL. fßeutcr'3 Service.] London. Mar. 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.

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There were 203 deaths m Singapore during the week ending March 7th., according: to the Registrar of Births and Deaths, one of these being European, three Eurasians, 149 Chinese, and 33 Malays. Phthisis was responsible for 26, convulsion 22, debility and ag<e 20, fever not specified 15, pneumonia 14, and

THE ASSIZES. [ARTICLE]

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

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 steamer St. Francois Xavier, owned by the Compagnie Naveie d'Oceanie, which has arrived at Newcastle, New South Wales,

PENANG'S RESIDENT COUNCILLOR. [ARTICLE]

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PENANG'S RESIDENT COUNCILLOR. Forthcoming Departure. It was g.nerally understood that the Hun. Mr. A. B. Voufes, Resident-Councillor, Ptnang, who is due for retirement this year, would remain here until Septembev or even Jat'T. We now learn, however, that Mr. and Mrs. Voules will be leaving early m May, travelling Home

THE LATE MR. J. P. SHORT. [ARTICLE]

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THE LATE MR. J. P. SHORT. The funeral of the late Mr. J. P. Short, took-place on Thursday evening at the Vcnning-rd. cemetery, and was largely attended. The cortege left the European Hospital at 440 p.m. and was met at the entrant-* to the cemetery by the Rev. B. C.

MONDAY, MARCH 23, 1925. [ARTICLE]

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MONDAY, MARCH 23, 1925. Miss McGann, of the Elim Hall Mission, Ipoh, leaves for Ireland on the 29tn inst. by the P. and 0. Kashgar. Mr. W. H. Ring has given notice of appeal against the judgment given m the recent sweepstake case heard m the Ipoh Supreme Court. The

A BANNED POSTER. [ARTICLE]

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A BANNED POSTER. A fine of 20 dollars was inflicted on Mr. Hickley of the Australasian Films, Ltd. by the District Judge en Saturday for abetting m the exhibition of a poster which had not been passed by the film censor. Mr. Hickley was charged together with a Mr. Pestana

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. [ARTICLE]

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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. The following is the annual r^r Committee of the Chamber Z and Exchange for the year ]^>T. presented at the annual mee.t.nir 30th at 2.15 p.m. The Accounts show receipts am to $27,358.99 and expenditure nclu preciation $25,328.89 leavin? a $2,030.10 compared with $2,540.2? year 1923. The

FORGED NOTES AGAIN. [ARTICLE]

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FORGED NOTES AGAIN. The larpe seizures of forjre<i notes made by the Police of late hVN rise to the belief that there secret plant turning: out these fore m larpe numbers. The Detective Be?< merit arrested a Chinese m Anson-mad Friday nipht with nearly 7<Mi f rered i dollar notes

£200,000 FINE. [ARTICLE]

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£200,000 FINE. Brussek Feb l 2 Baron Coppe?, one of the W* I nent Belgrian colliery owners, was I ordered by the Brussels As?ii to pa> fine of 20.000,000 francs (more thar C 000) to the Belgian State as a p ralty furnishing: coal products to the O' l during

FRASER AND NEAVE, MEETING. [ARTICLE]

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FRASER AND NEAVE, MEETING. (iOOD YEAK. general meeting of the sharethis Company was held m the 'lraf«ilgar-<t, en Saturday. ..r present Messrs W. H. MacI lewis, X. "Walker, C. V. Bailey Mr. R. L Hastie, secretary; de Haviland and W. Makepeace. \j- M>. i* *r«»r > n the Chair said:

RUBBER SMUGGLING. [ARTICLE]

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RUBBER SMUGGLING. Find m Malacca Mosque. Rubber smugglers and dealers m illicit rubber are m some instances adopting novel methods for secreting their cargo prior to shipment. The latest hiding place reported is a mosqu? at Ayer Hitam, Malacca, where the Pengkalen. Balak police discovered 7 pikuls 27 katis of

MADAME TUSSAUD'S [ARTICLE]

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MADAME TUSSAUD'S I am almost too sad to write about it. To think that the old familiar place has been burned to the ground, and that we shall never more be able to go and see the latest political wax-work, or the most notorious criminal. And yet it is not

TAPAH RUBBER. [ARTICLE]

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TAPAH RUBBER. The Directors' Report for the meeting on Saturday next states. The Profit and Loss Account shows a net profit for the year of $50,201.21 as against .^65,601.70 fo r the previous year. To this J must b? added the balance of $34,767.43 i brought forward from last account

BUKIT TIMAH R. C. [ARTICLE]

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BUKIT TIMAH R. C. The Directors' Report for consideration on Saturday next states. After crediting $2,987.61 profit on land sales, the profit for the year as shown by the Profit and Loss Account amounts to $21,514.20 as against $56,074.81 (which included a profit of $32,476.20 on land sales) for the

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Whit? and Red Russians had a scrap at Shanghai on March 10th., as the result of an attempted Soviet coup to seize two small vessels which have been lying m the river for two and a half years.

TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 1925. COST OF LIVING. [ARTICLE]

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TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 1925. COST OF LIVING. SOME INTERESTING FIGURES. The Statistical Office has issued "Average Prices and declared trad^ values for 1924.' The earlier tables and comparisons will be found useful to merchants and statisticians; tables XIII to XV are of interest to all. We extract: Retail Prices of

"VOGUES OF 1925." [ARTICLE]

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"VOGUES OF 1925." SINGAPORE WELCOMES LEE WHITE. A Beauty Chorus de Luxe. Miss Lee White, Mr. Clay Smith and their talented London. Company were accorded a wonderful reception at the Victoria Theatre last night, when "Vogues of 1925," the opening performance of Singapore's week of revue, was presented to a

ULU PIAH TIN. [ARTICLE]

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ULU PIAH TIN. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Penang, Mar. 23. The report of the directors of the Ulu Piah Tin Company, shows a net profit of $193,557, which together with the sum brought forward from last year makes 1201,012. A twenty per cent dividend has been paid, and the directors

SINGAPORE'S WEEK OF REVUE. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE'S WEEK OF REVUE. FAMOUS STARS ARRIVE. A Chat With Clay Smith. Lee White and Clay Smith, the famous London revue artists, arrived from Port Swettenham by boat yesterday morning:, the members of their company having preceded them the previous night. A Free Press representative sought them out at the

SAILOR SET FREE. [ARTICLE]

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SAILOR SET FREE. A FINE INSTEAD OF IMPRISON Mfn Chiaf Justice on "Very Kxcesy, Sentence." The case of Hubert McDonou^h man from H.M.S. Ambrose, Thursday last was sentenced by r Jems, m the Third Police Cowl menths njrorous iny>risonment charge of stealing: a bap containi: ments and medicines belonging Weerakoon,

RIOTOUS ASSEMBLY IN IPOH. [ARTICLE]

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RIOTOUS ASSEMBLY IN IPOH. Police Disperse Oowd. Further details relating to the bances m Inoh last Wednesday. I apart for mourn inp for the late Vat Sen. have been ascertained sentative of the Ipoh paper. 11l on the Sunday previous to the Ipofe <■;•: a similar disturbance bptbl <••' but

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A de*th rate per mille per annum was returned by the Municipal HeaM for the week Vndinp Mar. 14th. c with 20.07 m the preceding week, the totalling- 177 of which 20 wi»re due monia f 17 to phthisic, 13 to ben to malaria, and Bto eonvul*'" ns claimed one

TELEGRAMS. [ARTICLE]

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TELEGRAMS. [Reuter's Service] London, Mar. 16. !.i the House of Commons Sir L. Wor-th.nirton-Ev:ns introducing the army estiiates expressed disquiet at the fact that v trun 4H.245 would-be recruits had rejected on medical or physical XK r ,.umls, namely five out of every eight. Next ill-health unemployment benefits were the

THE ASSIZES. [ARTICLE]

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THE ASSIZES. MIDDLE ROAD Uy The hearing of th.. sequel to -h m Middle-road which had iou ments m Queen Street m \h*' February 4th. last, w» 8 c Wi the Assize Court yesterday, the nese arrested m rnmiiui. disturbance beinp Irfed t.< jury on the capital char-, The case

POLICE COURTS. [ARTICLE]

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POLICE COURTS. M| Jeweller> TlufiTvo repottl of I yjr bt injr looked into by P One of the n Goodwood Hill, \h> Ban ft I<wimihI t it Ir k day rj'irht and < j .'('O dollars rtalen. T I Mrs. F wlio itatei that daring Baterday r a v red

THE IRISH BOUNDARY COMMISSION. [ARTICLE]

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THE IRISH BOUNDARY COMMISSION. (General Election to !u> H«'W\.iw.dr.".. Mm Significant news from I the Northern QcvcCMMßi I an immediate GflMnl E object of pivinj: Ulster m T re<.oidinjr its view- Boundary Commissi..;.. v to be shortly published. Sir James Craipr's vlerti "Not an Inch." Statement by the wrn«>i London.