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The Straits Times. NO. 24.519 SINGAPORE. THURSDAY. JUNE 18. 1914. PRICE 10 CENTS.

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urn" I BEER.i: 1 i The Latest Season's Novelties in HAND-EMBROIDERED WASHING ROBES WILL BE ON VIEW Thursday, 18th, and Friday, 19th. KATZ BROS., LTD. THE EAST ASIATIC CO., LTD.. ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT. Bole Agents for ££22* B ARC AR MOTORS 33E1 USING PARAFFIN FOR MARINE and STATIONARY PURPOSES. ECONOMY EFFICIENCY

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SLEDGE MILK IS GENUINE Swiss Milk from cattle grazed on the FAMOUS PASTURES OF THB BERNESE ALPS. AmU tor: SLEDGE BRAND Unsweetened Condensed or Natural Sterilized. Sole Importers J. TRAVERS SONS, LIMITED,

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ACa,incoa,ts« SOLE AGENTS FOR THE FOLLOWING WELL-KNOWN MAKES THE"IOUNDOUN." "ZAMBRENE." "EGERTON." "NICHOLSON'S." "DORSET." "PEMBROKE." "HAMILTON." "HEATH." "PELLUCIDEX." OILED SILK. ETC.. ETC. J^JkL Black Waterproofed CastaT.he Monsoon season is with us //^\[V >> mere Raincoats with and witn now. Protect yourself by get- fcjl A out Capes, ting a RELIABLE RAIN-

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MORSE'S CALCARIUM DISTEMPER Solb Aurkts: AOAMSON, GILFILLAN I CO, LTD

Australia's Army. [ARTICLE]

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Australia's Army. THE DANGERS OF TOO GREAT HASTE. Sir I. Hamilton's Report. PI lan Hamilton's report on the 1 9 of Australia was tabled in the ay 20, states a telegram from It emphasises the danger of too great haste in building up the Australian army. The adoption of the

MR. REUTER. [ARTICLE]

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MR. REUTER. I With apologies to an excellent agency which, like all of us, cannot always hit on the right theme] I picture him an old, old man With boaiy locks and quite the calmest Of calci blue eyes, that hint the span Allotted by oar friend the Psalmist. A

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Sqoire: But the poor are no longer groan, beneath the iron heel ol the opprmnr." Yokel No. In this age of luxury tb oppressor! wear rubber heels."

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Lady to New Vioar.— We do enjoy you sermons so much you explain everything clearly to us. I can assure you, before toi came into the Ullage we hardly knew win sin was."

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$MM protect your 2jQg %A Children against |j|J Consumption |H p|l| by giving them j£nTl!v\\ n 'kfpi ERr 1 Cod Liver Oil I /j Malt Extract It provides weakly children (and If I V adults) with strength and stamina to I VyiV battle with and overcome diseases YAV y/ V

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For Children's Hacking Cough at Nighl Wood. Great Peppermint Core It 6d.

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NOTICES. NOTICE. We beg to notify that the Agency of the I KONINKLYKE PAKETVAaRT MAATSP ROYAL PACEBT NAVIGATION OF BATAVIA, has to day been to Mr. C. Tan der Linde, Agent pany. SHIPS AGENCY, LTD. I hereby beg to notify that I hare today taktn over the Agency of the

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SALES BY AUCTION. auction sale: At Messrs. Ching Keng Lee Co.'s Sale-room, »On Monday, Juno 99, at 2.30 p.m. No. 34-1, Middle Road, leasehold (or 993 years, area 878 sq. feet, quit rent 20 conts jnthly rent $45. No. 112, Chin Swee Road, leasehold for 99 years, area 2,000 b<j

Sir Ronald Ross. [ARTICLE]

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Sir Ronald Ross. CLAIM FOR RECOGNITION OF HIS WORK. Scientist's Petition. Sir Ronald Ross, X.C.8., F.R.S., the eminent scientist and specialist in tropical diseases, wbose world famous discoveries in connection with malarial infection and its preventive treatment earned for him the Nobel prize some years since, has forwarded to the

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I Be always did possess a soft heart. This 1 is how he wrote Dear Mrs Harrison,— i Your husband cannot come home today because his bathing suit was washed away. P.S. Your husband wu inrideit."

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RANEEGUNOB GLAZED STONEWARE. Drainpipes and Junctions. ALL SIZES STOCKED. SHARPE, ROSS k CO., LD. PERTUSSIN is a harmless and efficient remedy against all diseases of tbe respiratory organH, especially WHOOPING COUGH, CATARRH of LARYNX, BRONCHIAL CATARRH, ASTHMA, ttc., which has been reoognized a* nneqoalled by the highest authorities. Also AFFECTIONS

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$2O PeP Month. COMPRISING: 4 Bags Mixed Food- Bedding Shoeing 'as often as required). Greasing and Setting tbe wheels of Carriages H.S. KIRWAN, No. a, Tit* Arcade. Tel. 251. 8-11 B

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Bowel Complaint in Children. I During the summer months mothers should watch for any unnatural looseness of the child's bowels. When given prompt attention at this time serious trouble may be r voided. Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy can always be depended upon. For sale by all Dispensaries and

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BACK, HANDS AND FACE MASS OF SPOTS Full of Water. Pa nful and Sore. Could Not Be Dressed Sometimes for Days. Used Cuiicura Soap and Ointment. Completely Well. 11. Station Rd.. Portslade-by-Sea, Eng "For eight yean or more I wu troubled with ecienu. My back, hands and face teame out

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STEAMER BAILIHSB. AUSTRALIA m BURNS PHILP LINE Sinoapors to Java Posts, Port Dabwik Thursday Island, Brisbans and Sydhit, via Torrbs Straits. Also taking passengers and oargo with transhipment for other Victorian, South Australian and North Quisnsla.sd Posts, British Niw Guinea, Naw Britain, Tasmanian and Naw Zealand Posts. Smooth Passage. Superb

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STEAMER SAILINGS. COMBINED SERVICE OF THE OCEAN 8. 8. CO.. LTD.. ft THE WEST AUSTRALIAN 8. N. CO.. LTD. BITWESN Fremantle Perth North Welt Auatralian Ports, Java and Singapore. Regular Fortnightly sailings between Singapore and Western Australia, calling at Java (as indnoement offers), Derby, King's Sound (Port for the Kimber.'ey

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STEAMER SAILINGS. P. O. STEAM NAVIGATION CO. FOR CHIF4, JAPAN, PBNANO, CEYLON, AUSTRALIA, INDIA, ADEN, EGYPT MEDITERRANEAN PORTS, PLYMOUTH AND LONDON. Through Bills of Lading issued for China Coast, Persian Gulf, Continental and American Ports. Steamers will leave Singapore on or about— MAIL LINES Homeward (for Europe). (Connecting at From

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STEAMER SAILINGS. N. Y. K. JAPAN MAIL STEAMSHIP 00., LTD. EUROPEAN LINE. A Fortnightly service is maintained between Yokohama via ports to Marseilles, London and Antwerp, under mail oontract with the Imperial Japanese Government. The New Twin-screw Steamers maintaining this servioe have been specially designed and constructed, and are fitted

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STEAMER SAILINGS. THE SIAM STEAM NAVIGATION CO.. LD SINGAPORE-BANGKOK. For Pahang, Beaerak, Kretay, Paka, Tringganu, Bisut, Semerak, Bachok, Kelantau, labai, Bangnara, Telupin, Panarai, Patani, Singora, Lacon, Kobsamui, Bandon. Langsuen, Taku, Chumpon, Kohlak and Bangkok. Out Departure s.s. REDANG June 9O s.s. ASDANO Juno 92 June 24 s.s. YUGALA June 34

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STEAMER SAILINGS, HAMBURG AMERIKA LINE. HAMBURG. AND OEUTBGH DAMPFSCHIFF FAHRTBBEB. HANSA BREMEN. Combined Service. The steamers of these Companies maintain a regular service between Hamburg, Bremen Antwerp, Rotterdam and Emden anJ the Straits, Chi ja and Japan. Homnwards, they are despatched fort nightly for Havre and Hamburg and one t

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STEAMER SA'LINGS. N. D. L. NOROOEUTBGHER LLOYD, BREMEN. IMPERIAL GERMANIMAIL LINE. The fast and well-known mail steamer* of this Company sail fortnightly from Bremen, Hamburg, Lisbon, via Rotterdam, Antwerp, Southampton, Gibraltar, Genoa, Naples (oonneotinif Marseilles, Naples, Alexandria, and vioe versa) Port Said, Sues. Adon, Colombo, Penang Singapore Hongkong, Shanghai, TBingtau,

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Homeward 1914 Goeben June 29 IDorfflinger July 18 Kleist July 27 t P. E. Fried rich Aug. 10 Yorok Aug. 24 If P. Alioe Sept. 7 Buelow Sept. SI fLuetzow Oat. 6 P. Ludwig Oct. 19 1 Goeben Nov. 2 Derfflinger Nov. 16 t Kleist Nov. 80 P. E. Friedrich

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TYRES. Hooglandt G2o* 9 Singapore. NORDDEUTSCHER LLOYD. FOR HONGKONG. SHANGHAI, TBINGTAU, KOBE AND YOKOHAMA. Tto Imperial German Mail steamer KLEIST, 8059 tons, Captain Maass, having left Henang, yenterday, at 2 p.m., may be expected to arrive bere on Thursday, tbe 18th instant, at 6 p.m. Sac will bft despatched for

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COMPANIA IRASATLANTICA OF BARCELONA. FOR ILOILO AND MANILA. Tbe Spanish Mail s.c CARLOS de EIZAGUIRRE v upected from Colombo, on Sanday morning, the 21nt Jane, and will have prompt despatch tor above ports. For freight and pa«-»tp", apply to BARLOW CO., Agent*. 176 30-6 ENGLISH HOME FOR CHILOREN. Happy bomn

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THE BANDYGROFT RUBBER COMPANY. LIMITED. NOTICE 13 HEREBY OIVBV that the Teptb Ordinary General MeetiDg of the Members of Tbe Sandyoroft Rubber Co., Limited, will be b»IA at the Offices of tbe Company, Winchester Hoaie, Collyer Qaay, Singapore, on Wednesday, tbo 24th Jane, IBM, at 2.16 p.m. AND NOTICE IS

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FAR EAST OXYGEN AND ACETYLENE CO.. LTD Singapore Brtuioh. OXYGEN GAS AND DISSOLVED ACETYLENE Marine Boiler Repairs by Autogenous Welding. REPAIRB OF FURNACE CRACKS REPAIRB OF LEAKY TUBE PLATES REPAIRB OF PITTINO AND CORROSION. REPAIRB OF RIVETfED FLANGES. > REPAIRB OF COMBUPTION CHAMBER. REPAIRS OF BTEAMER HULL? REPAIRS OF STERNPOSTS.

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Royal Vinolia Cream Soap. Ruynl Vinolia Cream So;tp possesses highly Uenciichl qualities w Inch rentier it most cllicicious in proniotiiiK the health and beauty of tlie skin. It \iehls a rich, creamy lather, exceptionally soothing and comfortiag in its effect. Hence, ladies, children and all whose skins are delicate or

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LATEST ADVERTISEMENTS. BY ORDER OF THE BUPREME COURT. AUCTION SALES Of VALUABLE LEASEHOLD LAND AND HOUSES NOS. 59, 60, 61, AND 62, BUFFALO ROAD, AND VACANT LAND FRONTING KERBAU ROAD, At Mfftsre. Chiog Keng Lee Oo.'a Saleioom, On Monday, July 0, at 2.30 p.m. Situation. Nature of Title. g^J. 1

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LATEST ADVERTISEMENTS: v OO TO iO> W.J.QARCtA. > FOB raOM $100 < Vf)^ $700, V> SLEN LINE OF BTEAMERB. LTD. FOR MARSEILLES AND LONDON. Tbe I* OLBNROY, «,«01 tons, H. L. Holman, Coamander, is doe here on the 86th instant, and will have prompt despatch lor above ports. Sne bas

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BUY "SHELL" YOU CAN RELY ON THE QUALITY AND QUANTITY. THEY PONT CHANGE, OBTAINABLE EVERYWHERE. PHOTOGRAPHIC STORE STUDIO. Amateurs' Work, Developing, Printing and Enlarging. KONG HING CHEONG COMPANY. Adelphi Hotal Buildings, Singapore. Branch at Penang 1-6 81 6 15 JUST ARRIVED. Plockwurst and Cervelatwnrst in gelatine from Mr. Kuhlmann, Bremerhaveik

DAILY TIME TABLE. [ARTICLE]

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DAILY TIME TABLE. FIXTURES. Thursday, June 18. High Water, 6.35 a.m., 6.36 p.m. B. I. homeward mail closes. Friday, June 19. High Water, 7.41 a.m., 7.30 p.m. B. I. outward mail due. N. D. L. outward mail due. Rev. W. Murray's Lecture, C. C. A. Hall, 8 p.m. Saturday, June

SINGAPORE MAILS CLOSE. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE MAILS CLOSE. Today. Batu Pahat Aing Hin 8 pm P. Dickson and P. Swettenham Selangor 8 pm Malacca Sappho 8 pm Koemai, Bandjermassin, Kota Baroe, Balik Papan, Samarinda, etc. De Weert 4pm Penang, Rangoon and Calcutta Ekma 4 pm I3*P. Swettenham, Penang and Madras taking mails for Euros*, etc.,

Mail Steamer Movements. [ARTICLE]

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Mail Steamer Movements. The Imp. Gorman mail steamer Kleist left Penang at 2 p.m. yesterday, and may be expected to arrive here at 6 p.m. to day. She and will most probably be despatched for Hongkong, Shanghai, Tsiogtau, Kobe and Yokohama, at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 19. The mails

SINGAPORE SHIPPING. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE SHIPPING. Latest Arrivals. d'lberville, Fch. cruiser 1100 tons 142 crew 10 guns. Com. Andernard, June 18. From Penang, June 16. For Saigon, Unc. Rds. Monsquet, Fch. Torp. destr. 808 tons 79 crew 7 guns 6300 b.p. Lieut. Theroiune, June 18. From Pejaog, June 16. For Saigon, Unc. Rds. PUtolet,

Vessels at Tanjong Pagar and Keppel Harbour. [ARTICLE]

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Vessels at Tanjong Pagar and Keppel Harbour. Wharves at which Vessels are Berthed To-l)ay. TANJONG PAQAR. Bast Wharf Basin Nil. W. Sbction No. 1...V. den Bosch, Teosta. Shbirs Wharf Nil. Maim W. Bbct. No. 2.. .Ni1. B...Phu Yen. 4...NH. 6 ..Kkma. 6...Darvel, Duncra. Naw Doom 7... 8ar0n Erskine, Lovat. Wbst

LOCAL PASSENGER LISTS. [ARTICLE]

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LOCAL PASSENGER LISTS. Arrivals. Per str. de Klerk, June 18. From Penang Mrs. Hoar, Messrs. W. H. Harris, M. van der Vein, M. E. Lainaeck and H. Nichol. Per str. Hye Leone, Jane 18. From Kuantan Messrs. J. Power, O. E. Porter, Cliuan Keng, Wong Ah Jang and others. Per

FINANCE AND COMMERCE. [ARTICLE]

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FINANCE AND COMMERCE. EXCHANGE SiKOAroaa, Just 18, 1014. O» Lowdob Bank 4 m/s m a/4^ Demand m 2/8} Private 8 m/s m 3/4 8 m/s 2/4 i Oa Oiumi Bank d/d 288 Private 8 m/e m. 242 J On FkAKOa Bank d/d m> 203J Private 8 m/s 298 On 1n5u....

TO-DAY'S STOCKS AND SHARES.

MINING. [ARTICLE]

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MINING. 1 Buyer*. Sellcn Value pj 10 10 Ampanß 8.60 1 1 AverWeng C.60 10 10 Belat 2.30 2.60 10 10 Bruang 0.75 1.90 10 10 Kampai 10.00 10 10 Kanaboi U6 10 10 Kin ta Association 10.00 41 41 Kinta Tin 1.16.0 2.0.0 41 41 Lahat Mine* 6.00 6.50

RUBBER. [ARTICLE]

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RUBBER. laroe 2| Buyer*, Sellers. Valued 2/- 3/- Allagat 1/81 1 e 41 41 AngTo-JaTa 2/9 8/8 3/- 3/- Anglo-Malay 6/6 9/8 2/- a/- Batang Malaka -/10J £1 41 Batn Tig* 2.5.6 2.9.8 norn 2/- 2/- Bekoh -/6 /7* 41 41 Bukit Kajang 1.7.6 1.10.9 41 41 Bnkit T.infatng 2.10.0

GENERAL. [ARTICLE]

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GENERAL. Zl'i II 41 B. Smelting do. 12/- 18/8 gl 41 Pref 1.1.0 1.8.0 I/- 6/- Electric Tways 4/- 4,6 10 10 Fraaer Neare 56.00 61.00 60 60 Hammer k Co. 100.00 110.00 100 Howarth Brskine 45X0 100 7%Pref. 100.00 LOO 100 Kate Bro, Det 100.00 125.00 10 10 Maynard

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For Obroaio Clieat Complaints, Woods' Great I'oppermint Care, Is. Bd.

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AUCTION SALES Powell and Co. June 20. -At saleroom, a Dennis Landau lette Car, at 11. Jane 30.— At No. 5 -A, Devonshire Road, teak household furniture, etc., at 2.40. June 20— At No. 8, Mt. Elizabeth Road, teak household furniture, etc., at 3. June 24.— At The Model Dairy

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EMBASSY MIXTURE. Mixture The tobacco for discriminating smokers. Packed in \i lb tins. FRASER CHALMERS. Ltd.. Singapore and Ipoh. SOLE AGENTS FOR Sullivan Core Drills. HAND OR POWER OPERATED. The most accurate, quick r and reliable means for W prospecting Mineral Lands. *F SPECIAL COAL |gj|| PROSPECTING DRILLS. tfß H\\

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HARIMA HALL CINEMATOGRAPH. NORTH BRIDGE ROAD. TO-NIGHT TO-MIOMT I Imperlum Drama by Francis Osepreghy A HUNGARIAN TRAGEDY (IN 4 MASSIVE REELS A splendid tragedy full cf Uirillins and gripping scenes, which will fasoinste every olsss c audience. JIM BRIDGERS INDIAN BRIDE K»lem meritorions drama, positively one of tbe most exerting

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WEATHER REPORT. Kandang Kerbau Hospital, June 17. 0 a.m. 8 p.m. 8 p.m. Bared. 82 Fab 29.940 29.889 29.910 Temp. 88.4 88.4 81.0 Wet Bulb Ther 78.0 7ao 77.4 Dir. of Wind NW calm SE Max. shade Temp. 84.0 Mm. 74.2 Max. in Sun 187.0 Terad. Thet 78.2 Rainfall in

The Straits Times. THURSDAY, JUNE 18. JAPANESE POETRY. [ARTICLE]

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The Straits Times. THURSDAY, JUNE 18. JAPANESE POETRY. Longer ago than we quite relish thinking about, we had a slight difference of opinion with Robert Browning. We ventured to say that many of his verses are a mere jingle of words conveying no meaning. The poet took full advantage of

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The Chambers of Commerce in Egypt have oommnnicated to the Karachi Chamber their approval of a second English mail to India.

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The Cherniavsky trio and Miss Maud Allan are now in Australia. They were to appear in the King's Theatre, Melbourne, on Saturday last.

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Recently the Daily Telegraph opened a subscription to liquidate the debt of 40,000 on the London headquarters of the Young Men's Christian Association. The whole of the debt has now been cleared off.

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Robert Manro, promoter of an internation al turf syndicate, has been arrested in Rome (or a breach of the lottery laws. The syndicate recently flooded the British colonies with sweep circulars. Two of Munro's collegnes have disappeared.

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Mr. E. G. Broadrick, British Resident, Selangor, now on leave has, it is stated, been appointed the delegate to represent the F.M.S. at the Congress during the timo of the Rubber Exhibition, which opens on the in London on Wednesday next.

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In the schools' Empire rifle-shooting contest for seniors, Charterhout c was first with 602 and New Plymouth (N.Z.) second with 601. St. Peter's college (South Australia) were fourth with 404. The competition for juniors was won by the Auckland Grammar School.

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In the Divorce Court in London, on June 9, Tori rida liethbridge, daughter of Sir Wroth Letbbridge, Bart., obtained a declaration of the nullity of her alleged marriage with Mr. George Summerby Cole, Indian Police Department, in the ground that the ceremony was invalid according to the Law of Scotland

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On May 81, burglars smashed open two cases in the Army Museum in Paris and carried off a number of valuable arms, including an eighteenth oentury dagger which belonged to a former Emperor of China. The hilt was encrusted with diamonds, rubies, and emeralds, and the scabbard was of jasper

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The Scottish Temperance Act, which prohibits the opening of hotels before 10 a.m., came into operation on May 20. Workmen resent the fact of their being prevented from obtaining a drink before the breakfast hour, and in oonsequenoe they are agitating for the postponement of breakfast until after 10 a.m.

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The Secretary of the Penang Hindu Sabha has received the following letter from the Colonial Secretary, Straits Settlements I am directed by the Governor to acknowledge with iti»"ir» the receipt of your loyal message of congratulations on the occasion of the birthday of His Majesty and to inform you that

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The Eastern Shipping Company, Ltd., have chartered the steamer Varg, a Norwegian ship belonging to Messrs. Jebsen Co., Hongkong, to take the run of the steamer Janet Nicoll. The Varg is a vessel with the following dimensions Length 280 feet, beam 86 feet and depth of hold 21.8 feet. She

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The King hss consented to become the patron of the International Tropical Agricultural Conference. Tho Government gives a dinner to the foreign delegates on June 28, and afterwards a reception will be held at the Imperial Institute, Mr. Haroourt, the Colonial Secretary, receiving the guests. Professor Dunstan, in his inaugural

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The Ceylon Department of Agriculture has, after some trouble, secured a tobacco man with a public reputation to put the whole matter ot tobacco cultivation in Ceylon on a sure and satisfactory footing, says the Times of Ceylon. Arrangements were made to secure the servioes of an expert from the

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The Tottenham Hotspur Association football team, which went to Germany from England to play matches, on May 28 met a Pforzheim team at Stuttgart in Wurtemburg. The visitors won by five goals to nil. The play was rough throughout. When leaving the field the opposing team and the spectators assaulted

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According to a statement made by Sir John Henniker Heaton in the House of Commons, the era of three halfpenny foreign postage for letters is at hand. The French Government, says the Petit Parisian, is quite disposed to the reduction of international postage to one penny even, as advocated by

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Sir William Byles, in a House of Commons Committee, moved, that t be given to a court of justice to abstain in certain casoa from pronouncing sentence of death. He pointed out that frequently young women who had been betrayed ami had subsequently got rid of the child wero sentenced

SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. [ARTICLE]

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SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. Capita James Hay, of the- Indo China Steam Navigation Company, has gone on leave. Lieut. A Creerr, Royal Garrison Artillery, left for home by the P. and O. steamer Novara on Tuesday. The death occurred in London, on Jane 7, ot tb.o widow of Mr. Thomas Mackie,

Pearson's Fresh Air Fund. [ARTICLE]

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Pearson's Fresh Air Fund. As Mrs. Brownlow, of Steven's Road, Tanglin, is very kindly acting as local Hon. Secretary for the Pearson Fresh Air Fund, we have had pleasure in forwarding to her the sum of 150 ahead y acknowledged in our columns. Subscriptions to the Fund should be sent

Singapore Mortality Returns. [ARTICLE]

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Singapore Mortality Returns. The mortality returns for Singapore issued by the Registrar of Births and Deaths show that during the week ending Juno 18, there were 258 deaths (187 males, 66 females), giving a ratio per mille of population of 89.96. Malarial fever accounted for 87 deaths, phthisis 20, convulsions

The Titanic Disaster. [ARTICLE]

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The Titanic Disaster. The Supreme Court at Washington has heW that the Titanic owners are liable only in accordance with the American maritime law. This means that the litigants will receive nothing, as the law limits American companies' liability to salvage from yreck and the passenger and freight money collected

French War Vessels in Port. [ARTICLE]

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French War Vessels in Port. The French torpedo-gunboat D'lberville and the destroyers Mousquet and Pistolet returned this morning, from Penang, on thoir way back to Saigon. The date of their departure is not oertain. The D'lberville is a vessel displacing 952 tons and having a length of 2621 feet, beam

Narrow Escape of a Boat Train. [ARTICLE]

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Narrow Escape of a Boat Train. A telegram from Paris, dated May 20, says: The Peninsular -and Oriental Steam Navigation Company's boat exnress train bound from Marseilles to Paris had a narrow enoape from disaster on Saturday. It was timed to stop at Maoon, but the biakes (ailed to act

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At the Banquet given by the Corporation of the City of London to Their Majesties The King and Queen of Denmark, at the Guildhall, London, on 12th May, 1914, TWO of the only three Champagnes served were BOLLINGER HO VEUVE CLICQUOT. These wines were also supplied at THE LORD MAYOR'S

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ALHAMBRA OKMTNUN TIUTK, KACN ROAD. 2nd Show 0.16 p.m. Ist Show 7SO p.m. Announcement Extraordinary! To-Night and for Six-NiUhta only EXTRAVAGANT SPECTACULAR PRODUOTION OF LORD BULWER LYTTON'S THE LAST DAYS POMPEII 8,000 feet. 5 WONDERFUL REELS THE WORLD'S GREATEST MOTION PICTURE. Telephone 249—10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 689—7 p.m. to

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Latest advertisements of the 4a appear on page 6 and 11.

EMPRESS DISASTER. [ARTICLE]

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EMPRESS DISASTER. STORSTADS CAPTAIN WAS NOT WARNED. Conflict of Evidence. Reutbr's Tblbqeam. London, June 17. At the Empress disaster inquiry the Storetad's counsel said the mate wat in charge of the Storstad when the Empress was first sighted. He called up the captain when they ran into the tog bat

Marine Engineers. [ARTICLE]

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Marine Engineers. SERIOUS STRIKE AT ENGLISH PORTS. Higher Wages Demanded. Rbdtbb's Tblbobam. London, Jane 17. A general strike of marine engineers of tramp steamers began in English ports yesterday, the engineers demanding an increase wage of forty shillings per month for seniors and thirty shillings for juniors. It is feared

MEXICAN AFFAIRS. [ARTICLE]

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MEXICAN AFFAIRS. Anticipated Collapse of Mediation Meeting. Reuter's T.'.leoram. London, Jane 17. Mediation at Niagara Falls is reaching a deadlock, and is likely to conclude abortively on Friday. Simultaneously come reports of a serious split between General Carranza and General Villa. The army is behind the latter.

GERMAN LINER COLLIDES. [ARTICLE]

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GERMAN LINER COLLIDES. Kaiser Wilhelm Second Damaged. Rbltbr's Tblbobam. London, Jane 17. The German liner Kaiser Wilhelm 11. and tbe steamer Inoemore collided in a fog off Spithead. The liner's damage is unknown, bat she is returning to Southampton. The Inoemore was badly damaged at tbe bows. Tbe Kaiser was

BAGDAD RAILWAY AGREEMENT. [ARTICLE]

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BAGDAD RAILWAY AGREEMENT. Rbctbb's Tblbobam. London, June 17. The Anglo- German Bagdad Railway agreement duaU with navigation of the Tigris, irrigation of Mesopotamia, spheres of influence in tbe Bagdad railway area and zones of prospective railways. Anglo Turkish negotiations are also approaching completion. The conventions delimit tbe Aden hinterland, but

IRISH HOME RULE. [ARTICLE]

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IRISH HOME RULE. Reutkr's Telegram. London, June 17. Sir Edward Carson, interviewed, said the only communication he had received from Mr. Asquith was a letter before Whitsuntide asking him to supply a map showing the position of different parties in Ulster. Reluctantly the Nationalist volunteer committee has accepted Mr. Redmond's

STREET SUBSIDENCES IN PARIS. [ARTICLE]

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STREET SUBSIDENCES IN PARIS. Rbctbb's Telegram. London, June 17. Tbe subsidences in Paris streets are doe to the sballowness of nndevgtound railways which are in process of extension. Tbe press publish angry comments, declaring that Paris is seated on a volcano.

RUSSIAN HORSEMANSHIP. [ARTICLE]

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RUSSIAN HORSEMANSHIP. Rbctbb's Telegram London, ,'une 17. A Russian officer, JapUin Ess, won the jumping championship at the Horse Show after a tie with two ELqlishsien and two Frenchmen.

ENGLISH RACING. [ARTICLE]

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ENGLISH RACING. The Hunt Cup Result: The Gold Cup Probables. Rbutbb's Tblbobam. London, Jane 17. Hunt Cap result Lie-abed 1 Braxted 2 Honeywood 8 Twenty-five ran, and the winner led by two lengths, one and a half separating second and third. Baxted was ridden by Trigg, Jamac by Jelliss, I'rinmore

MR. ROOSEVELT IN LONDON. [ARTICLE]

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MR. ROOSEVELT IN LONDON. Lecture on Discoveries in Brazil. Rbuteb's Tblbobam. London, June 17. Mr. Roosevelt lectured before the Royal Geographical Society and a distinguished audience. He described adventures in Brazil with vampire fishes and bats and said the river he had discovered was roughly located and not accurately surveyed.

ANGLO-AMERICAN POLO. [ARTICLE]

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ANGLO-AMERICAN POLO. Rbuter's Tblbobam. London, June 17. i A report from Meadowbrook says that in the second polo match each side scored five goals, but tbe Americans haJ more penalties. The Englishmen led for seven periods and •he Americans led for the first time at the 1 opening of the

ENGLISH CRICKET. [ARTICLE]

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ENGLISH CRICKET. Rectbb 1 Telegram. London, June 17. The Middlesex v. Lancashire match was drawn. Hampshire beat Kent by 133 runs. The Warwickshire v. Yorkshire match was drawn.

UNPAID LEGAL DAMAGES. [ARTICLE]

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UNPAID LEGAL DAMAGES. (i&OM Our Own Correspondent.) Ipuh, Jane 17. In the High Court, three defendants in the Ipoh vegetarian nun case were summoned on a judgment summons for tbe amount of damages given against them for slander. The damages amounted to 11,500. Only the wife of the male defendant

LOCUSTS IN JOHORE. [ARTICLE]

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LOCUSTS IN JOHORE. (Fbom Odb Own Correspondent.) I Kuala Lumpur, June 18. Large swarms of locusts appeared in north Jobore recently in great numbers and are low visible from the railway from Tampin through Malacca, Negri Sembilan and Johore to Batu A nam.

FOOTBALL AT PENANG. [ARTICLE]

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FOOTBALL AT PENANG. (From Ocb Own Cobbbhpo.vdent.) Penang, June 17. In the finest game of the season, the Penang Cricket Club defeated the Old Farquhars in the football cup final by four goals to one.

PENANG CHINESE VOLUNTEERS. [ARTICLE]

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PENANG CHINESE VOLUNTEERS. (Fbom Ocb Owk Oobbbspondbnt.) Penang, Jane 17. Tbe Hon. A. R. Adams in presenting the football cup said be hoped soon to be able to announce that Government had sanctioned the formation of a Chinese company of volunteers for Penang.

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An explosion of coal-dust in cement works at Barry on May 26 caused six men to be entrapped by flames. Several men with their clothes burning jumped from a height of 80 feet, and were rescued. Others fought their way through the flames, and received bad burns.

East Coast News. [ARTICLE]

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East Coast News. A FEW HINTS FOR THE RAILWAY DEPARTMENT. Affairs at Trengganu (From A Cobbispondsnt.) Kota Babru, June 15. The railway in Kelantan has now been open for a month, and the inhabitants have had time to get over the novelty, if it can be said that the lethargic

Fountain of Oil in Japan. [ARTICLE]

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Fountain of Oil in Japan. Unusual excitement prevails at Kurokawa village, Minami, Akita County, Akita Prefecture, over a sudden gush of an immense quantity of oil at noon of May 25, from a well of the Nippon Oil Company, which continues to send up a still larger quantity, says the

Balgownie Estates. [ARTICLE]

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Balgownie Estates. URGE REDUCTION OF ALL-IN COST. Fifty- Five Per Cent. Dividend. Mr. R. C. M. Kindersley signs the ninth annual report of the Balgownie Rubber Kstates, Ltd., for the year ended March 81 last. This contains the following statements Tbe net profit for the year is 1104,828.69, to which

The Governor's Successor [ARTICLE]

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The Governor's Successor A Government Gazette Extraordinary published yesterday announces that, tho Governor having gone on six months' leave, in accordance with Article XVII of the Letters Patent passed under the Great Seal of the United Kingdom the Oath of Allegiance and the Oath for the due execution of tbe

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Dr. Tisaot, of the National History Museum, Paris, has saooeasfully analysed the serum, known as alexine discovered in 1800, which gives i m in Quit j from tuberculosis and syphilis and effects an improvement upon tetanus and diphtheria germs.— Australian paper.

GREEKS AND TURKS. [ARTICLE]

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GREEKS AND TURKS. Warlike Preparations Continue. Dbr Ostasutische Lloyd Tkleobam. Berlin, Jane 16. Both Servia and Greece are urging the Porte to peaceful action and the Porte is replying in favourable terms, requesting that an embassy official be sent to the hostile Greek towns. Greece continues her warlike attitude. She

CONTINENTAL PARAGRAPHS. [ARTICLE]

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CONTINENTAL PARAGRAPHS. Dee Ostasiatischb Lloyd Telboram. Berlin, June 16. The Russian press expresses dissatisfaction with the result of the meeting at Constanza. Two Russian military aviators arrested in Prussia have been released. Councillor Nadolny of the Foreign Office is appointed referee on east European commercial questions. The appointment is made

LONDON RUBBER MARKET. [ARTICLE]

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LONDON RUBBER MARKET. Quotations Current Yesterday. The following message has been received in Singapore, dated London, June 17 Plantation Para first latex crepe on spot 2/4* Para to arrive 2/9* Market firm. The Bast Asiatic Company favour as with the following report The market in London yesterday was quiet. The

LONDON RUBBER SPECIAL. [ARTICLE]

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LONDON RUBBER SPECIAL. (From Our Own Correspondent.) London, June 17. Lankat pays 12} per cent dividend, places to reserve £10,000 and carries forward £8,600. Interim dividends announced are Harpenden 20 per cent., Pataling 80 per cent., Selangor 6d., Koala Klang 10 per cent, and Songkar Chumor 10 per cent.

BIG FAILURE AT PENANG. [ARTICLE]

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BIG FAILURE AT PENANG. (From Oob Own Correspondent.) Penang, June 17. Two big Chinese chops have failed with liabilities amounting to 1200,000 anJ 160,000 respectively.

ARRESTED ON THE LUETZOW. [ARTICLE]

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ARRESTED ON THE LUETZOW. End of a Voyage From Penang To Colombo. M. A. Riley, a passenger by the N.D.L. steamer Luetzow, was produced at the Colombo Police Court on Jane 0 on a obarge of forgery and tbeft of t 1,750 on May 24, says Tbe Times of Ceylon.

BRITISH OIL SUPPLY. [ARTICLE]

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BRITISH OIL SUPPLY. MR. CHURCHILL DEFINES HIS POLICY. The Anglo Persian Investment. RaCTM's Tblboram. London, Jane 17. In the House of Commons. Mr. Cbarchill moved authorising the Government to take •hares in the Anglo-Persian Oil Company. The Government was determined to secure the best supplies at a reasonable prioe. Coal

Albanian Fighting. [ARTICLE]

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Albanian Fighting. TRIBUTES PAID TO COLONEL ITHOMSEN. ince's Troops Victorious. OsTASIATISCHE LLOYD TeLIORAM. Berlin, Jane 16. Both night and morning there were fresh attacks at Darazzo, the Prince's troops bo far being vioto'ioua everywhere. The losses of the rebels have been large. The Kaiser has ordered the immediate departure of

DEATH OF BENNET BURLEIGH. [ARTICLE]

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DEATH OF BENNET BURLEIGH. Most Famous War Correspondent. Rbctbr's Tblkobam. London, Jane 17. The death is announced of the Bennet Burleigh, the famous war correspondent. By the death of Mr. Bennet Burleigh who was round about seventy years of age, the Daily Telegraph loses the famous war correspondent who had

Heawood Estate. [ARTICLE]

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Heawood Estate. URGE DECREASE IN PRODUCTION COSTS Hopeful Tin Prospects. The annual general meeting of shareholders of the Heawood Tin and Rubber Estate, Limited, was held on May 20, at Glasgow, Sir William Hood Treacher, K.C.M.G. (the chairman of the company), presiding. The Chairman said Gentlemen, in moving the adoption

THE MONSOON FORECAST. [ARTICLE]

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THE MONSOON FORECAST. Rainfall Conditions Somewhat Unfavourable. Dr. Gilbert Walker, director general of observatories, at Simla issued bis monsoon forecast on the 9th inst. He draws the following inferences from data (a) The records of the past show that the pressure distribution outside India, more favourable to rainfall in India

SINGAPORE AMUSEMENTS. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE AMUSEMENTS. The pictures to be shown in the second show at the Harima Hall cinematograph to night contain two special features one an Imperiuiu drama by Francis Osepreghy, entitled a Hungarian Tragedy, in four reels, a story full of thrilling scenes the other' Jim Bridger's Indian Bride, one of

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Good morning, James, what did you think of my latent sermon?" Olvmagnitic nt ricar. I always did like that mtd*"

JAPAN'S COASTAL TRADE. [ARTICLE]

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JAPAN'S COASTAL TRADE. The Intervention of The British Government. Negotiations are now proceeding -between the British and Japanese Government* concerning the competition between the British India Steam Navigation Co. and the Nippon Yasen Kaisha on the Japan- Bombay lervioe, the question having reoently been raised in the House of Commons.

How it was Done ? [ARTICLE]

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How it was Done Mr. Harry Tate gave bis sketch, Motoring, at Marlborough House before Queen Alexandra and tbe King and Queen of Denmark. Tbe oar was trundled into the room through the double doors, and the company hid behind a screen till they had to come on." I enjoyed

Singanore Football Association. [ARTICLE]

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Singanore Football Association. The return match with tbe Johore Football Association baa been fixed for Friday, July 10, at Singapore, when the visitors will endeavour to bring a strong team over. It will be remembered that when Singapore visited Johore last month a draw was all they could do. The

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News baa been received in Colombo that a new passenger serrioe from Hamburg to the Far East is to be started shortly by the Hamburg A inerika Line. Two directors of Vie Hamburg Amerika Line are now visiting tbe Eastern Agencies to make the necessary arrangements for tbe proposed service

THE BLACK PRINCE. [ARTICLE]

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THE BLACK PRINCE. Romantic Discovery of His Quaint Diary. A fascinating sidelight on the doings of the princes and nobles of 600 years ago is thrown by a document which has just been discovered in London. This remarkable relic of England's turbulent past takes the form of the letter-book or

SHAMMING BLINDNESS. [ARTICLE]

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SHAMMING BLINDNESS. Hideous Hypocrisy in a Case At Birmingham. An amazing case of counterfeiting blindness which Judge Amphlett described as quite unparalleled ended in exposure at the Birmingham County Court. For seven years Irene Louisa Powles had received compensation of Is. 6d. a week for blindness sustained, as she alleged,

WEST AFRICAN RAILWAYS. [ARTICLE]

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WEST AFRICAN RAILWAYS. Remarkable Progress With Tbe Trunk Line. Renter's Agency learns that, according to the latest intelligence frcm Nigeria, remarkable progress is being made with the trunk railway which Sir Frederick Lugard has projected from the newly discovered port named after tbe Colonial Secretary to a point 570 miles

A BIRKENHEAD SURVIVOR. [ARTICLE]

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A BIRKENHEAD SURVIVOR. Death of an Officer who Swam Ashore. The death took place on May 17 of Capt. G. A. Lucas, who was one of the last survivors of the wreck off South Africa of ttie troopship Birkeuhead on February 26, 1852, when, out of a total ship's company

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In the oonrse of the next few weeks it will be possible for ships to navigate the river Hoogbly at nights, as portions of the channel nave been lighted. This will enable vessels to reach Calcutta at least 24 hours earlier.

Sporting Intelligence.

NOTES IN GENERAL [ARTICLE]

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NOTES IN GENERAL Mr. J. M. Sime has won the golf championship of Malacca this year. The competition was played off last week-end. A Polo Club paper chase will take place on Sunday, June '21, starting at the main gates, Botanical Gardens, and finishing at Tyersall meadow. Start at 6.30

Football. [ARTICLE]

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Football. S.R.C. v. S.C.F.A. A fast game of soccer was pliyed yesterday on the Raffles reclamation before many spectators, between the S.R.C. and the first eleven of the S.C.F.A. Both sides showed good form and in tbe first stages both areas were visited. For the S.R.C, Ganno in goal was

Lawn Bowls. [ARTICLE]

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Lawn Bowls. S.C.C. Tournament. Yesterday's play resulted as follows Double Handicap. McKenzio and Scoular beat Wilkinson and Savi, 21—17. Pitceathly and Henderson beat Butchart and White, 21—18. Championship. Foreman beat Bentley, 21—10. Blackwell beat Hag, 21—20. Norrie beat Proctor, 21— IS. To-day's Ties. Sinols Handicap. Bentley, scratch v. Foreman, owe

The Turf. [ARTICLE]

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The Turf. The Derby: Another Description. There was an immense, crowd at Epsom on May 27 to see tbe Derby run. The King and Queen were given a great reception. There were 80 starters, tbe biggest field since. Hermit won in 1867. This was partly due to the Calcutta sweep

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The Socntary of the Larut Tin Dredging, LtH., reports that tbe contract for this company's bucketdredge lias been placed in Melbourne with t«e brio of Chan. Huwolt Pty., Ltd., who have, staring completion, its sister company's (Kaupoug) dredges. Tbe contract time of deli wry, f.o.b. Melbourne, is ten months from

DINNER OF BANKERS. [ARTICLE]

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DINNER OF BANKERS. Sir F. Schuster and England's Gold Reserves. Mr. Herbert Samuel, President of the Local I Government Board, wm the principal guest I at the annual dinner of tbe Central Ataocia- 1 tion of Bankers and tbe Association of English I Bankers at tbe Whitehall Rooms, Hotel I

Correspondence.

Recklessness. [LETTER]

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Recklessness. To the Editor ol the Straits Times. Sir, If the person riding a motor cycle I about 9.30 a.m. to-day past the Museum and I towards Benooolen Street will be good enough to send his number to yon he will be pro- 1 secnted for recklessness.— Yours, etc., Actomobiu.

Lightning and a Golf Ball. [ARTICLE]

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Lightning and a Golf Ball. F. Kindlay. a professional golfer, while playing at Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia, recently, daring a thunderstorm, was in the act of making an i.on shot, when a flash of lightning struck his club at the moment of impact with the ball. The shock was sererely felt

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We have the Teddy Bear, and now the Teddy Kiver. The Teddy Cuckoo is now due, and the Teddy Sea Serpent will be in arrean a few weeks.

STOCKS AND SHARES. [ARTICLE]

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STOCKS AND SHARES. Prices Quoted in the Market This Morning. Singapore, June 18, 1914. Messrs. Lyall aad Rratt, Exchange and Share Broken, issue the following list of quotations this morning:— (JENERAL. 10 Fraser and Ne*>f» Ld 61.00 82.60 110 Howartb Erakine Ld. 46.00 100 7% Prel. 100.00 10 lUnikrd Go.

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Bujong Rubber Estate. [ARTICLE]

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Bujong Rubber Estate. RESULTS SATISFACTORY IN THE CIRCUMSTANCES, Selling in Singapore. The fourth ordinary general meeting of the Bojong Rubber Estate, Limited, was held on May 21, at the offices of the company, London House, New London Street, E.C., Mr. M. S. Parry (chairman of the company) presiding. The Chairman

PASSENGERS OVERSEAS [ARTICLE]

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PASSENGERS OVERSEAS Forthcoming Arrivals and Departures. The following passenger bookings to the Straits are taken from tbe London and China Express. It should be understood that, in some imitations, bookings may be provisional and that intending passengers may alter their arrangements, subsequent to the issuance of this list in London

Historic Mansion in the Market. [ARTICLE]

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Historic Mansion in the Market. Chilbam Castle, with its 8,200 acres of land one of the most historic estates in Kent, indeed in England which, is to be sold, has an interesting history. The site is tbat of an old Boman fort, and subsequently became a Norman stronghold. The keep

SIR SQUIRE BANCROFT. [ARTICLE]

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SIR SQUIRE BANCROFT. Fifty Years' Recollections of The Stage. May 14 was the seventy- third birthday of Sir Squire Bancroft, who, with his wife, well known as Miss Marie Wilton, played so important a part in the development of the stage during the end of last century. I was born

POLICE WOMEN. [ARTICLE]

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POLICE WOMEN. Lord H. Cavendish-Bentinck and His Critics. Lord Henry Cavendish-Bentinck, the Unionist M.P. for South Nottinghamshire, has given notice of an amendment to the Criminal Law Amendment Bill for the purpose of enabling police authorities to enrol women constables. This proposal to extend to England an experiment tbat has

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"How did it happen?" "They say he threw her oat of a tenth-storey window and broke her heart

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THE MOTORING WORLD. NOTES AND COMMENTS ON CURRENT TOPICS. Don'ts for Car Owners. Don't stop at coaling stations along the road if you must indulge in intoxicants, why don't you wait until the car is safe in the roundhouse Don't say that you are unlucky if you drive at high

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Straits Ibimes. ADVERTISEMENT RATES.— Miscellaneous wants of every description are inserted at the prepaid rate of $1 per fouv lines for one or two insertions. Notices of Births, Marriages, or Deaths, if not exceeding four lines, f 1 each inser ion, For p.p.c. cards, on page 8, 12. Inch Scali