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The Straits Times, 12 February 1934

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The Straits Times [BBTABIJ8HKD NSARLT A OBMTOBT.] THE LARGEST AND MOST INFLUENTIAL NEWSPAPER IN MALAYA. feo PAGES. 8INGAP0BB, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1934. PRICE 10 CENTS. The Straits Times 20 PAGES. SINGAPORE, MONDAY* FEBRUARY 12, 1934. PRICE 10 CENTS.

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KUALA LUMPUR 28, JAVaSbT.M'PWOWC 9UiL Jt "ANARIB'-* (I( I P^) Swimming Costumes X L Kjh I £}-3 For Men, lO 3K- U QHT WEIGHT "^VxCjTnn ELASTIC-KNIT 1^ 3 PURE WOOL PERFECT FITTING SIZES 36, 38, 40. 42 s s $7.50SIZES 44, 46 $8.50. COLOURS:- NAVY, ROYAL BLUE, MAROON. . ROBINSON

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THE I SUNDAY I TIMES ANOTHER I $1,000 Free Entry FOOTBALL COMPETITION IS COMING

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P. 0. BRITISH INDIA AND APCAR LINES. (Incorporated in England). UAIL PASSENGER AND CARGO SERVICES. PENINSULAR AND OWBTTAI. SJt. CO. UNDER CONTRACT WITH HIS MAJESTY'S QOVBRNMKNT. LONDON AND FAR BAST MAIL SERVICE. OUTWARD FROM LONDON FOR CHINA AND JAPAN. Doe Tonnage Spore BURDWAN 6,070 Feb. 15 I MITRAL 15,000 Feb.

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SHIPPING ANNOUNCEMENTS. 1 <l^!f (NIPPON YUSEN KAISHA) TO LONDON. Naaka, Marseilles, I Antwerp ■otterdsi mm. MMdleabragh. Vssaels Tonnage Due Sal) I KATORI MARU 10,000 Feb. 33 33 I KA3HIMA *'ARU 10,000 Mar S 9 t YABUKUNI MARU 12,000 Mar. 30 31 I HAKONK MARD 10.400 Apr. 4 5 BUWA MARD

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BURNS PHUP LINE. (Incorporated In Australia.) 1 BRISBANU SYDNEY AND miBOURNE via JAVA. DAKWIN AND THtmSDAX ISLAND Regular monthly saillngi by Ite wel^ b ■tfinrfMARKT.T.A (7JW tot*) and the MAWGOLA <S,SM toM) (ffcrgo only). Hh m- MAREM.A la one of the largest and finest teamen trading to AmstralU. eabtas de

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THE EAST ASIATIC CO. LIMITED. (Incorporated In DenmarkY PASSENGER AND FREIGHT t SERVICE. A, LONDON, ROTTERDAM. ma and ccrmuani. Pran riuiu Ptoiu yrooi B'por Ifwta^f Port Psnang 27/2 37/3 28/2 23 30/3 30/3 31/3 -43/3 10/4 10/4 11/4 13/4 LALAICDIA 1/5 1/8 2/5 4/5 MBONIA 33/5 33/5 33/5 35/5 Calling

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SHIPPING. insurance TW Federated Malay State Railway*. "The"' Royal State Bailwan ol Slaav t AIHWA YS. imperial Airways. Ltd. X.L.M. (Royal Dutch Air LlMa todta. TnofOMttaMtal Airway* Ud. r.,,i Netneriand. Ind^n lurwayi. TA* BLUE FUNNEL LINE REGULAR BERVICE TO MARSEILLES, LONDON. AMSTERDAM. ROTTERDAM. HAMBURQ so 4 mffHriirwl GENOA. HAVRE. LIVERPOOL

POURED OIL ON WATER FOR 23 HOURS. [ARTICLE]

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POURED OIL ON WATER FOR 23 HOURS. Youth Who Helped Save Ship From Disaster. London, Jan. 25. The Prince of Wales, as Master of the Honourable Company of Master Mariners, listened to an epic of the sea yesterday when he was told of the heroism of Midshipman J. G. Timms,

PASSENGERS. [ARTICLE]

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PASSENGERS. The following passengers arrived In Singapore by the Dollar Line President Harrison on Saturday: Elizabeth Bacon. Kee Hu Chlonh, Geok Jin Tan, Choo Cheng Chionh, Kah Kiat Chionh. Margaret Chase, Sibyl Fisher. Frederick, Griggs, Blanche Grlggs, Margaret Greer. Earnest Hargenhan. Maria Jack8on. Fred Jones. Kathryn Kelly, Jean Lawsnn. Eugene

STEAMER ON FIRE. [ARTICLE]

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STEAMER ON FIRE. Outbreak On Board Vessel Bound For Tsingtao. Shitnonoseki. Jan. 21. The Nippon Yusen Kaisha's JapanTsingtao liner Nikko Maru caught fire in one of her holds at 2 o'clock this afternoon when she was off Mutsure Islands, the N.Y.K. branch office hore has been notified by wireless from

SINGAPORE HARBOUR BOARD. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE HARBOUR BOARD. Monday, February 12. Skips alongside the Wbarves or exported to arrive. KEPPEL HARBOUR. Main Wharf Lch. "Mercury," The Cable, Van Heutsx, Singaradja, Nteua- Zeeland. Lch. "Princess Mary." Oil Wharf Southgate. Coal Wr.a.l NIL VEBSELS IN DRY DOCKS. Tan tone Pagar. Albert Dock Ipoh, Malacca Victoria Doci NU.

VESSELS ARRIVED. [ARTICLE]

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VESSELS ARRIVED. HILDA, Ita, 1,373 tons, from Trterte ll-l, for Saigon 13-2. BESSMER CITY, Amer., 3.450 toe*, from Calcutta 10-2, (or New York 20-2. SH3LI, Dut.. 873 tons, from Los Bo* 11-2, for Berouw 13-2. HARUNA MARU, Jap., 853 tons, from Batavla 11-2, for Keeluog 14-2. HONG KWONO, Brit., 74

CONTE ROSSO. [ARTICLE]

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CONTE ROSSO. The Lloyd Triestino sa Conte Rosso will arive in Singapore at 6 a.m. on Thursday from Shanghai and Hong Kong, and will sail the same day at 5 p.m. from the wharves for Penang, Colombo, Bombay, Suez, Port Said, Brlndlsi, Venice and Trieste.

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STATE SHIPPING SERVICE OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA FREMANTLE (VIA PALEMBANG. BANTOEWANGI AND NORTH WESTERN PORTS). tsmv. KANGAROO. Due Sails Mar. 31 Mar. 33 May IS May 10 July 23 July 23 FARES Single Ail!) 0-0 Australia. Return £30-0-0 Carreaey. For partlculan of freight and passage please apply to McALISTER Co., Ltd.

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ftg NORDDEUTSCHEP fffis LLOYD. (Incorporated in VJ|£Q£b47 Germany.) Toe undermentioned are the company's Intended fixtures:— OUTWARD I ALBTER for Hong Kong. 3"hal N. China Japan Feb. IS FULDA for Manila, Hong Kong. Shanghai, Ncrth China Japan Feb. 28 HOMEWARD I LAHN for Genoa, Marseilles. Adam, R'dam, Hamburg St Bremen Feb.

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PRRSIDttNTLIN £66.12.— FRO-1 EITHER MANILA OB HONG KONG VIA AMERICA TO EUROPE This rate include*: (a) Tourist elaaa aero* the Paeine, Ist claw rail la Hiarira. Toariat class Atlantis In the new and famous ij. Manhattan at sj. Washingtan. NOTE: If passage through the Panaoa Canal is desired a small

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ELLERMAN BUCKNALL STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. Incorporated lr England "ELLERMAN* LINE. FOR HAVRE, LONDON, ROTTERDAM HAMBURG Via Forte ana Sues Canal. Due Balla. Steamer Spore Spore 3ITY OF MANILA Feb. 14 Feb. If CITY OF KHAftTOCM v Feb. 27 Mar. 3 CITY OF BATH Mar. 14 Mar. VI Calls Dunkirk. FOR

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TIDE TABLES. ■Vouom). ribrujry 12. H W 8.40 a.m.. 8 ft. 7 in.. 10 58 p.m.. 8 ft. 3 in. L W 320 p m. 5 It. 9 in.. 4.5 p.m, 8 in. Tur da>. February 13. H. W. 9.46 a.m.. 9 ft. 4 In., 1130 p.m.. 8 ft. 7

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SINGAPORE WEATHER REPORT. Stations Yesterday Last night Max. Rainfall BrightMin. temp, ins Sunshine temp. •F hrs. *F Aior Star 81 Nil Nil 71 Kota Bharu 79 2.11 NU 73 K. Trengganu 78 1.27 0.6 73 Bukut Jeram 84 0.08 4.5 71 Mc-slng 82 0.13 3.3 70 Singapore (Mt. Faber) 85

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SITUATIONS VACANT When applying for an/ aeaWesi *Ji«. tisei la ttnse eetsasae se>4 tsetts of tesUateniala, De net seai nlanMSl. WANTED, qualified Indian tfitff'fin for a jewellery Firm, mast understand well about gems, and precious stones. Apply S3*. 8. T. WANTED, a first class experienced Pressman. State machines ~Me to

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MOTOR VEHICLES JUNIOR STNOER, 4 BEATER, EXCELLENT CONDITION. OWNER DRIVEN, $400. Phone office hours 3760. MOARXS MINOR SALOON, coachbullt sunshine roof. O.H.V, 43 M.P O. Excellent condition. Owner leaving Colony, $700. Box 336, Straits Times. USED CARS, Baby Austins. Plato, Morris, Essex. Singer. Willys. Motor Cycles, Ariel. A.J.S., Triumph. Eastern

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BUSINESS PREMISES TO LET Offices to let on 3nd and 4th Floors, Ocean Building. Apply Mansfield tt Co, Ltd. Oround First Floor, Robinson Rd. Premises, separately or together. United Engineers. LATDCAW BUTLDINa. Offices to tat at moderate rents, electric Uft to both floors. Apply Manager. Whlteaway. Laldlaw 00. Ltd.. Singapore.

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PUBLIC NOTICES KM SENG LAND COMPANY LIMITED. SINGAPORE. NOTICE U hereby given that the Roads (excepting Ayer Rajah. Buooa Vista and Reformatory Roads) and tracks in Grant No. 106, Survey No. 164* known as the Paslr Panjang Rubber Estate will be dosed on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 1934. CHEW CHENG TONO,

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PUBLIC NOTICES LOCAL EMPLOYERS HAVOtO VACANCIES FOR EUROPEANS ARE UROEO TO CONSULT THE CHAIRMAN OF THE EUROPEAN UNEMPLOYMENT COMMITTEE AT TBS X.M.C.A. SINGAPORE. SINGAPORE MUNICIPAL 4ft% DEBENTURE STOCK itm Interest dae Mar. 1, I»S4. iIOTICE Is hereby given that the Transfer Register of the above Stock will be closed from

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BUSINESS CARDS FIGARO BEAUTY CREATIONS THE $8 PERMANENT WAVE BY EUROPEAN LADY EXPERTS BAFFLES HOTEL (Room and at 93 Bra* Basah Ron d MASSAGE HALL MANICURE AND MAS:, AGE. Mrs. HABU aad Miss BANA 66. WATERLOO STREET. Telephone 7467. "VIENNESE" BEAUTY I'ARLOUR 121. North Bridge Road PERFECT PERMANENT WAVING In

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SUBSCRIPTION RATES Singapore .ftthln Outside Without ttaT-ya Malays Postage. Monthly t 3 Jfl I 4Je 9 3J6 QaarKrly S 8.60 313.06 7.50 Half Yearly H7.96 534.M $UM Yearly 534-9* MM* ~M.OO Note.— Ontstatlon ebtewes should tnclode ■to asaal bank dlsee—t. ADVERTISEMENT RATES Tl eaarge* and Insliaitlw far CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS are

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HOTELS TO-NIGHT COCKTAIL DANCE (MAKAN KETCH- L) 6.30 p.m. to 8.15 p.m. INFORMAL DINNER DANCE 9.45 p.m. to Midnight WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14TH THE POPULAR VIENNESE DANCERS IWE IWE RAFFLES CELEBRATED ORCHESTRA Phone 5381. ADELPHI SEA VIEW HOTEL HOTEL SPECIAL DINNER DANCE TUESDAY TO-NIGHT THURSDAY iu-niumi inuKauM WEDNESDAY CLASS SStY MUSIC

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SAVE YOUR MONEY! BRITISH-MADE PLAYING CARDS. CENTS PER CENTS 20 pack. 20 POSTAGE 10 cents. PER DOZEN PACKS $1.90 POSTAGE 50 cents WITHIN MALAYA. Apply Economy c/o "Strails Times" Singapore. CHENG TECK KOON Chinese Historical Story in Straits Malay Romanized COMPLETE SET 4 BOOKS— No. 1 to 4. PRICE %l

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8.8.C. PROGRAMME. For Straits Settlements, and Federated Malay States from the Empire transmitter, Daventry, England. rODAY. 6.20 a.m. Calender's Band. 7.5 A Religious Service Relayed v from St. Martln-Sa-tUe-Flelds. 7.50 Pianoforte Recital. 8.5 Weekly Newsletter. 3.30 p.m. The News. 3.35 Dance Music. 3.50 Ireland v. England A halftime summary, followed

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F]"l WEDDING GIFTS JLJ »o different so alkring. Shining colourful ¥LM CUT CRYSTAL... Gleaming SILVERmLM DAINTY SILKS and m m lingerie and a host of other Dp~j suitable GIF TS certain to captivate ihe heart of the N^^ J most discerning BRIDE and GRCOM, You cannot be wrong P^^^J if

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-BOXINGARMY vs. ROYAL AIR FORCE To be held at THE NEW WORLD ON MON. FEB. 19th, 1934. at 9 p.m. TEAM CONTEST FOR "INDIA" CUP. Proceeds in aid of The Union Jack Club. Prices as follows:— Seat* $2, $1, 50 cts. Charge of 10 cents must be paid for admission

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LAST TWO NIGHTS P^n^/ill |ffi)^N| HER S UNSURPASSED f* ENTERTAINMENT VALUE THE HILARIOUS GAUMONT- BRITISH LAUGH EPIDEMIC TOM WAUS <<'„ I JUST SMITH *Z, &fft€DERIOK lONSOAL6 fINNE GR€Y- CfifiOl GOQDNER- HARTLEY POWER EVERYONE ACCLAIMS IT HIS BEST PICTURE! ON THE STAGE DICK NORTON W' Ml THE INIMITABLE PURVEYOR Rfi| Jt^l

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YOU LL HARDLY thousands of people WERE THRILLED Beyond BELIEVE Word, at Yesterday* Packed Premiere I what your own eye* won't see! -£S CAPITOL what your own sense tells rou v impo ible ~saT nightly ITiF YET WHAT HAS BEEN ACTUALLY ACCOMPLISHED AND PUT ON THE SCREEN TO GIVE YOU

AROUND THE MARKETS. [ARTICLE]

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AROUND THE MARKETS. New York Rubber Up Again. LONDON UNCHANGED AT sd. (From Coir Financial CorrespondentA Singapore, Monday. Today's Prices: Rubber, 16% cts^ L up g et. Tin, $113.50, (unchanged). Gold, £6 17a. Id.. down 3d. Saturday's Prices: Rubber, London sd^ (unchanged). New York, 10 9/16 ctiu, up 1/16 ct.

PRODUCE. [ARTICLE]

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PRODUCE. .s.nrapore, Feb. 12, 12 noun. Buyer Seller Gambler 3.75 Java Cube 6.50 Hamburg Cube 6.50 White Muntok Pepper 32.00 White Pepper 31.00 Black Pepper 16.00 Mixed Black Pepper Copra, sundrled 3.05 3.05 Copra, mixed 2 45 2.45 Small Flake Tapioca 5 25 Fair Flake Tapioca 5% Med. Pearl Tapioca

OUTWARD MAIL. [ARTICLE]

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OUTWARD MAIL. The outward Air Mail by Imperial Airways will arrive In the General Post Office, Singapore tomorrow afternoon. The time of delivery of correspondence will be announced as soon as Information Is available.

LOCAL STOCK AND SHARE QUOTATIONS.

EXCHANGE RATES. [ARTICLE]

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EXCHANGE RATES. The following are the exchange rates this morning, according to the daily circular Issued by the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation SELLING London, 4 months' sight 2/4 9/64 London, 3 months' sight I 1 London, 60 days' sight 2/4 7/64 London, 30 days' sight 2/4 3/32 London,

MONEY ORDERS. [ARTICLE]

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MONEY ORDERS. The rate of Issue Is Us. 154 $100. The rate of payment Is Rs. 158 $100 The rate of payment is the rate current on the day of receipt of the Money Order Advice by the Straits Settlements Post Office. The rates of issue of Money Orders drawn

FINANCIAL WISDOM. [ARTICLE]

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FINANCIAL WISDOM. "British Credit Never Higher." (From Our Own Correspondent.) Lon on, Jan. 30. The Right Hon. J. Ramsay MacDanaid. "What we have U> (ace today s a new problem. We have to fa.cc not an open road unobstructed with markets, responding to every improvement in our production, but we

STOCKS AND SHARES.

MINING. [ARTICLE]

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MINING. Imm VaL Pd. £1 £1 Asam Kumbang £1 £1 Austral Malay 5/- 5/- Ayer Hitam Tin 1 1 Ayer Weng £1 £1 Bangrin Tin 1 1 Batang Padang 1 1 Batu Caves £1 £1 Changkat Tin £1 £1 Chenderiang 50 50 Hitam Tin 1 1 Hong Fatt 5/- 5/-

GENERAL. [ARTICLE]

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GENERAL. Issue faL Pd. Buyers Seller* 2 2 Aiex. Bnck Ord. 0.721/ a 0.80 2 2 Alex. Brick Prefs. 1.45 1.55 !1 £1 Brit. Am. Tobacco 5.16.0 6.1.0 0 5 British Malaya Trustee 5.40 5.60 a £1 Con. T. S. 7% Prefs. 26/- 27/- xd. ■1 £1 Con. T. S.

DEBENTURES AND LOANS. [ARTICLE]

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DEBENTURES AND LOANS. Singapore Municipal 6 p.c. of 1901 red. 1940 (400,000 106 108 nom. Singapore Municipal 4V-. p.c of 1909 red. 1955 $1,000,000 106 108 nom. Singapore Municipal 4Vfe p.c. of 1907 red. 1947 $1,600,000 105 107 nom. Singapore Municipal 4 p.c. of 1913 red. 1963 $2.000.00C 102 103

RUBBER SHARES. [ARTICLE]

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RUBBER SHARES. Fraser and Co. and Lyall and Evatf s Quotations. Today's Fnces Fras-er Lyall Evatt Co. AHenby ($1) 1.10 1.20 1.10 1.20 Alor Gajah ($1) 0.77V 2 0.85 0.80 0.90 A. Hitam ($1) 1.05 1.15 1.10 1.15 A. Malay (?2) 2.15 2.35 2.00 2.20 A. Molek (?1) 0.65 0.75

SINGAPORE MAILS CLOSE. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE MAILS CLOSE. Todajr. Selat Pandjang, Bengalis Began (Makassar) 3 p.m. Indo-China, China Japan (Hilda) 4 p.m. Tomorrow. China and Japan (Bengal Mann 10 am. Japan (Tottorl Maru) ..10 a.m. S:am (except Lower Slam) (Kudat) 11 am. Ceylon, Southern Western India, Egypt, Europe and U.S.A. (President Harrison) ..11 a.m. United

MAILS FOR EUROPE. [ARTICLE]

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MAILS FOR EUROPE. Bj Spore Lofedoi Baloer&n Jan. 5 Jan. 2' Carthage Jan 5 Jan. 2' Porthos Jan. 10 Feb. I Karoa Jan. 11 Feb. I Porlau Roeblah Jan. 11 Feb. I

EXCHANGES. [ARTICLE]

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EXCHANGES. Rugby, Feo. J. Foreign exchanges today were: Amsterdam 7.62 Athens 530 sellers. Belgrade 228 Berlin 12.96»/ 2 Bombay 16 3/32 Brussels 21.99" a Bucharest 515 Buenos Aires 3C 1 sellers, official. Copenhagen 22.40 Geneva 15.83 1/2 Helsingfors 226 Vi Hong Kong 1/6 Lisbon 109% Madrid 37 13/16 Milan 58

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RUBBER ASSN. [ARTICLE]

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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RUBBER ASSN. Noon, Feb. 12. R.S.S. equal to London Standard*. Tone of Market: Easy. Latest Cable: London Spot Sheet 5d. per lb. New York Spot Sheet G. cts. 10 9/16 per lb. Buyers. Sellers. Spot (loose) 16% 16% (F. 0.8.) 17 17Vfe Standard R.S.S. on Tender: Buyers.

AIR MAIL. [ARTICLE]

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AIR MAIL. Mans from Batavia and Palembang by aeroplane are expected at the General Post Office, Singapore at 2.30 p.m. tomorrow.

MAILS EXPECTED. [ARTICLE]

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MAILS EXPECTED. From China and Japan by Ginyo Maru due at Singapore tomorrow evening. From China and Japan by Muroran Maru due at Singapore tomorrow.

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ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE WEEK. Today, Feb. 11. LeglalatlVe Council ml*, at Malaca. 10 SO a.m. Singapore Psychological Assn. meeting Adeiphl Hotel, S.1S p.m. I Annual General Mtj R.S.Y.C.. 8. it p.m. Toesdajr, Feb. IS. Rotary Club Uffln. Adeiphl Hotel. 1 p.m. Rev. W. Buckingham on "Sidelights of ft Padre'i Job."

FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL NEWS.

HOME FINANCIAL NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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HOME FINANCIAL NEWS. Stock Markets Sound, j GILT-EDGED SLIGHTLY WEAKER. (From Our Own Correspondent.) London, Jan. 30. The put week was much leas eventful than Its recent predecessors, and much of the City's attention was focussed on the debt talks In Germany and the British Government s attitude towards Germany's

SINGAPORE MARKETS.. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE MARKETS.. Official List of Approximate Prices. lite foUowinc an the price* cento per catty, where not otherwise sUted prevailing at the Singapore markets m famished by the Market* Inspector on Feb. 9. Meat —beef ste&k (round) 28 per catty, beef stew or curry 22, pork, lean 40. pork, lean

PALM OIL PRICES. [ARTICLE]

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PALM OIL PRICES. Guthrie and Cos report, dated Singapore Feb. 10, states that latest buyers' prices, for Malayan Palm Oil and Palm Kernels are as follows: Palm Oil in Bulk elf. landed weights New V o r k-Philadelphia 2.62 cents (U.S. currency) per lb. cJf. landed weights U.S.A. Pacific Ports

RUBBEI RETURNS. [ARTICLE]

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RUBBEI RETURNS. (The figures in brackets denote the figures of corresponding period of last year). Sigiuting.— (34.500 lb.). 27,000 lb Clovelly— (24,soo lb). 21,000 lb. Kuala Kepis.— (23.9oo lb.). 29,000 !b. Taagkok.— (2l,3oo lb), 24 300 lb. Tanjong Lebu.— (No lapping). 19.230 lb. Sungei 8i1ut.— (14.500 lb.). 22,000 lb. United

U.S. CONTRIBUTION TO SILVER PACT. [ARTICLE]

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U.S. CONTRIBUTION TO SILVER PACT. Effects Of American I Scheme. (Tram Our Own Correspondent.) London, Jan. 9. After the brave but rather Ineffectual effort of the World Economic Conference to do something for silver, the metal sank more or less into not very peaceful oblivion, from which President Roosevelt's proposals

LONDON MONEY MARKET. [ARTICLE]

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LONDON MONEY MARKET. Foreign Exchanges. FIRMER TREND EVIDENT. Jan. 30. With no Treasury bill maturities at the bcglnnlnc of last week, money showed a rather firmer trend In the London market and short loans were arranged at but the turnover In the discount market was restricted by some difference of

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BANKING. HONG KONG SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION. (Incorporated in Bong Kong). The liability ot members Is limited to the extent and In manner prescribed by Ordinance No. 6 of 1039 01 the Colon*. BEAD OFFICE: HONG KONO. Authorised Capital ••••••••255 Issued and fully paid up $30,000,000 Reserve Funds:— Sterling 6,500.000 BUY«

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BANKING. CHARTERED BANK OP INDIA, AUSTRALIA AND CHINA, Paid Up Capital In tOO.OOO snarss of A each 13.000 306 Reserve Fund £3.000.000 Bsaerve Lability of Proprietors 0.000.0 M HEAD OFFICE: Bbhopscate. London. g.CJk Agencies and Branches. Alor Star QoOo Saigon Amritsar Ipoh Scmararg Bangkok Karachi Berembaa BaUvla KUng Shanghai Bombay

AMUSEMENTS Singapore. [ARTICLE]

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AMUSEMENTS Singapore. ALHAMBB* The Wrecker. With Jack Holt Oenevleve Tobin. 8.15— 9 15. CAPITOL The Invisible Man. With Claude Rains Gloria Stuart. 6.18 9.15 GREAT WOULD Cabaret— The White Sister and Cock of The Air. aCARLBOROOOH Kestlan Ashlk— Malay Talkie. 8.15 0.16. NEW WORLD Side Show*. Cabaret, rwnMtig, Talkies. Theatres

ACKNOWLEDGMENT [OBITUARY]

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ACKNOWLEDGMENT Mrs. Rodriguez and the Misses Rodriguez ul«h to express their sincere thanks to all who attended the funeral of the late Dr. P. Rodriguez, and to those who sent wreaths, and letters of condolence.

The Straits Times SINGAPORE, MONDAY, FEB. 12, 1934. TAXATION AND VOLUNTEERING. [ARTICLE]

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The Straits Times SINGAPORE, MONDAY, FEB. 12, 1934. TAXATION AND VOLUNTEERING. A number of very Interesting papers were laid before the meeting of the Legislative Council at Malacca this morning. They Included the memorandum on education policy by the Director of Education, which has already been published but does not

THE GAZETTE. [ARTICLE]

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THE GAZETTE. The Straits Settlement* Government Gazette states Mr. E. B. Williams has been appointed to officiate as Registrar of Companies, Official Assignee, and Official Receiver, Straits Settlements. Mr. C. Wilson has been appointed to act as Controller of Labour, Malaya. Mr. W. J. Smith, State Engineer, Negrl Sembilan, has

NOTES OF THE DAY. [ARTICLE]

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NOTES OF THE DAY. REPENTANCE. Who Is this "conscience stricken and repentant member of the Singapore Turf Club who sent along a note, presumably stained with tears of remorse, to the committee, and attached to It the sum of $50 No one knows the aforesaid fortunate committee are as puzzled

TODAY'S SPECIAL ARTICLE. [ARTICLE]

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TODAY'S SPECIAL ARTICLE. W. J. Passingham. THE CULLINAN DIAMOND, (By Recently two diamonds of exceptional size were found in Africa. Is one of them the missing half of the famous Cullinan Diamond? In this article Mr. W. J. Passingham, the British author and journalist, tells the drama of this wonderful

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MISCHIEVOUS RUMOURS HARMING MALAYA'S TRADE. [ARTICLE]

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MISCHIEVOUS RUMOURS HARMING MALAYA'S TRADE. STERLING VALUE OF THE STRAITS DOLLAR NO CHANGE TO BE MADE Council Approves $500,000 Gift for Defence At the opening of the Legislative Council meeting in Malacca this morning the Colonial Treasurer, Mr. A. S. Small, repeated the assurance that the Government was not contemplating

ARCTIC WEATHER IN NEW YORK. [ARTICLE]

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ARCTIC WEATHER IN NEW YORK. 40 Deaths. ALL TRANSPORT MUCH DISLOCATED. New York, Feb. 11. The spell of Arctic weather In New York State, in which there were 40 fatalities, seems to be ending. The temperature has risen from two degrees below zero to 27 above during the last 24

SABRE RATTLING. [ARTICLE]

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SABRE RATTLING. Soviet C.-In-C. On Japan's War Preparations. Moscow, Feb. 11. North Manchuria has been turned Into a drill ground, which Japan is preparing with desperate resolve, exhausting the whole organism of her State, In a Jump at the Soviet and the Far East, declared Gen. Bluecher, Commander-in-Chlef of the

LUTHER'S RULES. [ARTICLE]

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LUTHER'S RULES. Abolished By Nazi Primate. Berlin, Feb. 10. Vital principles laid down by Luther for the government of the German prutestart church have been abolished by three decrees Issued by the Relchs Bishop Mueller, Primate of the United Evangelical Church, which, inter alia, abolish the offices of president and

NATIONWIDE .STRIKE. [ARTICLE]

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NATIONWIDE .STRIKE. Paris Takes Elaborate Precautions. Paris, Feb. 12. Meetings of workers throughout France protested against "the reactionary Government and. the bloodthirsty police" preparatory to a general strike tomorrow. It is anticipated the Socialists will confine themselves to Indoor protest meetings. If there is any trouble. It will come from

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mc new hospital at Malacca is to be opened this evening by the Governor, Sir Cecil Clementi. The hospital has cost over $2,000,000 to build. The picture shows the administration block.

ANOTHER 'QUAKE IN INDIA. [ARTICLE]

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ANOTHER 'QUAKE IN INDIA. Intense Tremor With Rumbling. London, Feb. 11. New Delhi reports an earth tremor more intense than that on Jan. 15. It was felt at 10 a.m. and was accompanied by a rumbling which lasted five seconds. 20,0*0 Killed. London, Feb. 11. At least 20,000 people were

NAZISM AND WOMEN. [ARTICLE]

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NAZISM AND WOMEN. Dr. Goebbels Makes A Denial. Berlin, Feb. 11. It Is quite untrue that Nazism is hostile to women and, Is aimed at excluding them from public life and the professions, declared Dr. Goebbels, the Propaganda Minister, at a meeting of women In Berlin today." Such action would

SOVIET INVASION OF SINKIANG ? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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SOVIET INVASION OF SINKIANG Red Support For The Rebels. Shanghai. Feb. 12. A semi-official Nanking report claims that a powerful Soviet force, together with a number of planes, is advancing Into North Sinklang to give armed support to the independent regime at Kashgar. The same source alleges that a secret

ANGRY SCENE IN THE HOUSE. [ARTICLE]

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ANGRY SCENE IN THE HOUSE. Lady As tor's Temperance Enthusiasm. SLUR ON M.P.S. Withdraws Allegations Of Bribery. Lady Astor's temperance enthusiasm led to an angry altercation in the House of Commons during the discussion of a private members' bill extending drink hours in hotels and restaurants, mainly for the attraction

BENZOL FROM COKE. [ARTICLE]

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BENZOL FROM COKE. Further Plant Being Erected. Rugby, Feb. 9. The House of Commons approved the second reading last night of the British Hydro-Carbon Oils Production Bill. The measure arises from the announcement made last July that Government would give a preference of not less than 4d. per gallon on

FRENCH NOTE. [ARTICLE]

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FRENCH NOTE. No More Hope For Talks With Germany. Paris, Feb. 12. The French Note, which was sent to London today for transmission to Mr. Arthur Henderson, President of ;ho League of Nations Disarmament Conference, holds out little hope for the results of the Franco German conversations. The Munich correspondent

EX-KING ALFONSO. [ARTICLE]

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EX-KING ALFONSO. London, Feb. 12. v Ex-King Alfonso arrived in Khartoum on Wednesday and attended a military parade of the British Sudan troops on Thursday. He remains in, Khartoum as the guest of the Government until Saturday when he proceeot up the River Dlnder for 14 days' big game shooting.—

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Comparison Of Taxation Per Head. At the Legislative Council meeting in Malacca today a paper was laid on the table giving a comparison of taxation per head in various countries, as follows: Exchange Rate Equivalent of Par Value of on 16-12-33 Col. in Country TaxaUon per Exchange Rate with regard

KAMPONG RUBBER IN MALAYA. [ARTICLE]

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KAMPONG RUBBER IN MALAYA. SEVEN YEARS' RESERVES. Native Grower Are Here To Slay The belief that yields of native rubber in Malaya are likely to diminish, due to overtapping, is a fallacy. This is the conclusion to be drawn from an exhaustive survey made by the Department of Agriculture, the

CUT DOWN IN THE DARKNESS. [ARTICLE]

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CUT DOWN IN THE DARKNESS. Unknown Steamer Rams Tongkang. As a result of a midnight collision between a steamer and a tongkang manned by five Indians, one of the men has died, In the Singapore hospital. The collision occurred on Saturday night near Pula Plsang as the tongkang, fully loaded

N.E.I. SUGAR. [ARTICLE]

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N.E.I. SUGAR. Competing With Its Own Product. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Medan, Feb. 5. The Java sugar industry is faced with a particular, though unpleasant, situation. Recently, in order to meet world competition, Java has been selling sugar to India at the very low rate of i four guilders per

SCHOOLBOY INJURED. [ARTICLE]

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SCHOOLBOY INJURED. Driver Of Motor-Lorry Charged. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Taiping, Feb. 9. A Chinese schoolboy. Teoh Chin Hock, was knocked down by a motorlurry at Kota Road yesterday morning and sustained a broken collar btir.e. The driver of the lorry, Lee Cheng, was today produced be lore the Taiping

HIT ON HEAD. [ARTICLE]

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HIT ON HEAD. At 7 a.m. yesterday, a Chinese was assaulted by another with a hammer in Beach Road. He escaped wth light injuries about the head. He was removed to hospital.

FLIGHT TO MANILA AND BACK. [ARTICLE]

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FLIGHT TO MANILA AND BACK. Long: R.A.F. Cruise In April. Though planned merely as one of the routine cruises under the RAF. programme for 1934, the flight which several Southampton flying boat; from Singapore will make to Hong Kong and back shortly will command more than usual Interest. The flight,

JEWISH WEDDING. [ARTICLE]

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JEWISH WEDDING. The marriage took place yesterday at Maghain Aboth Synagogue, Waterloo Street, of Mr. Joseph EH&3, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ellas Jonah, and Miss Sarah Solomon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Reuben. The bride, who was given away by her mother, was dressed in a simple frock

KLANG CHINESE IN TROUBLE. [ARTICLE]

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KLANG CHINESE IN TROUBLE. Perjury Before Two Judges Alleged. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Kuala Lumpur, Feb. 10. The first magistrate has adjourned to Mar. 8 further hearing of the case in which Khoo How Slew, of Klang. stands charged with committing perjury by making on oath two Incompatible and contradictory

FELL HREE STORIES. [ARTICLE]

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FELL HREE STORIES. Girl Picked Up Unconscious. The Singapore ambulance was called out a dozen times on Saturday. Sev^n calls were received, four to cases of assault and one call was in error. The most serious accident occurred at 6.45 p.m., when a young, well-dressed Chinese woman, about 20 years

CARS COLLIDE. [ARTICLE]

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CARS COLLIDE. Europeans And Chinese Involved. Two Chinese were injured in a motor collision at the Junction of Rochore Canal Road and Opbir Road at 5.30 yesterday evening, resulting in one car turning over on Its side The Chinese received severe cuts on the face and body from fragments of

THROAT CUT. [ARTICLE]

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THROAT CUT. Constable Finds Man Semi-Conscious. A police constable saw a Chinese standing in Middle Road at 6.45 a.m. yesterday with his neck covered with blood. He took the man to the police hut at the junction of Rochore Road and telephoned for the ambulance. It was then found that

LORRY HITS HAWKERS. [ARTICLE]

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LORRY HITS HAWKERS. A motor-lorry knocked down two hawkers standing by the side of the road In Jalan fiesar yesterday afternoon. A pedestrian was cut in the face by fragments from the broken wind screen of the lorry, but the hawkers escaped with light injuries. None of the occupants of

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The Rotary Club meeting this week will be hfcM tomorrow and not on Wednesday. Ihe speaker will be the Rev. W. Buckingham and his subject "Sidelights on Padre's Job."

Town And Country In Malaya. [ARTICLE]

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Town And Country In Malaya. MR. TAN CHENG LOCK AS MEDIATOR. The suggestion was made by a Singapore contemporary that the Chinese Consultative Committees were formed as a sequel to a threat to resign from the Hon. Mr. Tan Cheng Lock. It is a well-known fact that Mr. Cheng Lock

BENEFACTOR DEAD. [ARTICLE]

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BENEFACTOR DEAD. (From Ou Own Corresponaent.V Ipoh, Feb. 0. The remains of Towkay Foon Yit Tse were interred today at the Oopeng Road Chinese cemetery. The funeral procession which extended well over a mile, embraced all nationalities and included numerous school children because the deceased had been the benefactor of

NO CAUSEWAY TOLL. [ARTICLE]

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NO CAUSEWAY TOLL. The Automobile Association of Malaya, which lias long been striving for the abolition or equitable imposition of bridge tolls In Malaya, has beeti officially Informed that the imposition of tolls on the Johore Causeway or other bridges or roads in the U.M.S. is" not contemplated at the

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VOLUNTEERING IN THE COLONY IN 1933. [ARTICLE]

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VOLUNTEERING IN THE COLONY IN 1933. G.O.C/s Annual Progress Report And Comments. Major-General L. C. L. Oldfield, lately commanding the troops, Malaya, in his annual progress report for 1933 of the Straits Settlements Volunteer Force, (which was laid upon the table at the Legislative Council at Malacca today) says: I

NAILS PLACED ON ROAD. [ARTICLE]

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NAILS PLACED ON ROAD. Unsuccessful Attempt To Puncture Tyres. A time-keeper employed by a Chinese Bus Owners' Association was fined $10 In the Police Courts on Saturday for attempting to puncture tyres. The complainant was Mr. M. Nathan, a local business man. He stated that on Jan. 13 he received

CHURCH FINANCE. [ARTICLE]

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CHURCH FINANCE. More Income Or Less Expenditure (From Our Own Correspondent.) Kuala Lumpur, Feb. 10. St. Andrew's Presbyterian church, Kuala Lumpur, 'is not paying Its way. This statement Is made in the report on St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Selangor. presented to the general meeting on Jan. 31. "During 1933," says

$5,000 FINE. [ARTICLE]

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$5,000 FINE. Tobacco Smugglers Receive A Shock. (Prom Our Own Correspondent.) Kaula Lumpur, Feb. 10. The first magistrate acquitted and discharged Klan Seng, the fourth accused. In the case In which four Chinese were charged with evasion of customs duty on 1.785 pounds of Chinese and Indian tobacco by conveying

PROMOTION SOUGHT. [ARTICLE]

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PROMOTION SOUGHT. For Chinese Consul-General To Batavia. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Medan, Feb. S. At the fourth Kuomlntang Congress of Netherlands India a resolution was passed requesting the promotion of Mr. Sung Foh Slang, Consul-General In Batavia, to be Consul-Oeneral for the whole of Netherlands India. It was decided to

JAPANESE HOLIDAY. [ARTICLE]

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JAPANESE HOLIDAY. The houses of the Japanese community In Singapore were beflag ged yesterday in honour of Japanese Constitution Day. Known as "Klgensetsu," It is an annual holiday observed in commemoration of the accession to the throne of the first Emperor, Jimmu.

DEATH OF SIR C. EVERITT. [ARTICLE]

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DEATH OF SIR C. EVERITT. Former Well-Known Local Lawyer. The death has taken place at home of Sir Clement Everitt, formerly a partner In the well-known Singapore legal firm of Messrs Slsson and Delay, and a member of the Councils of the. Straits Settlements. Sir Clement Everitt waa sixty years

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"--•-•---••---■■•---•••------•.----••...................•a*. 0 W m Proud of Me" "I won a medal for jumpinc. I if .^^te trained a long time to win but ""^p father says training wasn't all." Father: "Yes, training helped J B Junior to win, but his energy— his jo^ vjt strength and muscular developv> ment were

Jeoomal Injured With "Bumper" At Madras.-Clark Barrack By Crowd. [ARTICLE]

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Jeoomal Injured With "Bumper" At Madras.-Clark Barrack By Crowd. 5.G.C. Win Wm-Hm-Wei Cup Match. The Singapore Golf Club defeated the Garrison Golf Club In the Wel-Hai-Wei Cup competition at the Garrison course yesterday by 4pts. to 3 pts. Details (S.G.C. players mentioned; first i R. Craik (3 and 2), 1;

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Swee Leng and Guan Yam clearing a centre In the A. A. A. goal mouth from John Theu (C.C.A.A.) in the first match ol the Chinese Inter-Club League.

RIFLE MEETING AT BUKIT TIMAH. [ARTICLE]

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RIFLE MEETING AT BUKIT TIMAH. Flight Lieutenant W. E Staton won the individual championship of the RAF Far East Command at the annual rifle meeting at Buklt Timah Range on Saturday afternoon. WO Burton was runner-up. Full results were: Revolver Championship Sq.-Ldr. Croke (77 pts.); Fit. Lt. Staton (73 ptt.).

INDIAN BATSMEN FAIL AGAINST VERITY. [ARTICLE]

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INDIAN BATSMEN FAIL AGAINST VERITY. Yorkshire Left-hander Gets Seven Cheap Wickets. India were in a very difficult position at the end of the second day's play in the Third Test match at Madras, requiring 41 runs to avoid following on, Finland's batting in their rust innings was patchy but a

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An incident in the S.C.F.A. Inter-Club League match in which the Chinese Companions A.A. beat the Amicable A. A. 3—l. The Companions' goalkeeper is clearing during a hot attack.

Entertaining Naval Visitors. [ARTICLE]

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Entertaining Naval Visitors. (From Our Own Correspondent) i Kuala Lumpur, Feb. 11. Selangor Club avenged their yesterday's rugger defeat by beating the combined naval eleven from the Eagle and the Veteran In a one-Innings cricket match by 154 runs today. Cooper won the toss and the club took first knock,

C.C.A.A.'s SUCCESS. [ARTICLE]

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C.C.A.A.'s SUCCESS. Chinese Inter-Club League Opens. C.C-A.A. 3: H.JLA. L The Straits Chinese Football Association's Inter-Club league programme began yesterday afternoon at the Jalan Besar Stadium when the Chinese Companion Athletic Association met ar.4 beat the Aston Athletic Club by threi goals to one.

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International Receives Marching Orders At White Hart Lane. [ARTICLE]

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International Receives Marching Orders At White Hart Lane.

THRILLING STRUGGLE FOR LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP. [ARTICLE]

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THRILLING STRUGGLE FOR LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP. Arsenal And Huddersfield Catching Derby. (From Our Own Correspondent.) London, Feb. 10. The thrilling struggle for the championship of the English League continues. Last week Derby County took i a clear lead as if they would not be removed from their exalted position. Today they

Quins Beaten On The Plain. [ARTICLE]

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Quins Beaten On The Plain. (Prom Our Own Correspondent.) London, Feb. 10. Result* of principal club Rugby matches today were as follow: Aldershot Ser. 14. Harlequins 8. Bedford 32. U.C.S. O. Boys 11. 1 Blackheath 13, B. of England 9. Coventry 18, Moseley 5. King's Coll. Hoc 6, Lon. Irish

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Swee Lent: makes a good save in the Chinese Inter-Club League match yesterday.

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Trainers and Jockeys in the Sydney area are now so numerous that It U Impossible for the majority of them to make a decent living. The Australian Jockey Club "Racing Calendar" shows that there are no fewer than 409 trainers, 151 jockeys, and 115 apprentices.

R.S.Y.C. REGATTA RACES ABANDONED. [ARTICLE]

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R.S.Y.C. REGATTA RACES ABANDONED. Flat Calm Forces Yachts To Retire. There was a large attendance for the bi-annual at home and regatta of the Royal Singapore Yacht Club on Saturday afternoon. Among the guests were Lady Clementt, Mr. and Mrs. A Caldecott, Group Captain and Mrs. Sydney Smith, Commander and

England Win At Dublin. [ARTICLE]

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England Win At Dublin. London, Feb. 10. At Dublin today in the International rlugby tournament England defeated Ireland by two goals and a try (13 pts.) to a try (3 pts.). Ireland started strongly, Morgan scoring a brilliant try. I Near half-time Fry scored a *.ry (or England, but Melkle

INTER-LEAGUE MATCH ENDS IN DRAW. [ARTICLE]

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INTER -LEAGUE MATCH ENDS IN DRAW. London, Feb. 10. At Glasgow today 60.000 spectators in sunny weather saw the English League draw 2—2 with the Scottish League. A strong, swirling wind spoiled the game, which did not reach International standard. The Englishmen had a slight superiority with the wind In

SPORTING FIXTURES [ARTICLE]

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SPORTING FIXTURES February U. H Siln WUtahJre m w Fcwib^l: M.PH. vs. Municipal Service*. i« a%?"% Commercial Cup. 5. is PJn: 8.C.C. "B~ w. Marine Dept. n P*danjt 5.10 p.m. R-S.Y.C. Annual General aftg 6.15 pjn. T»e»*ay. Fab. lj. B J^ m ac.C. Tournament: Handicap Final. ''S*^ Of»«5|«W Cup. A.P.C.

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COMMONS DEBATE ON DEFENCE. [ARTICLE]

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COMMONS DEBATE ON DEFENCE. Growing Alarm. "DENOUNCE TREATY OF LONDON." Mr. Stanley Bald*i,. i ...k i-ii u> Hi. HoliLC lit OOlUllloittt CluUbl The debase ww raised on a. resolution wwejb wUX» «i> ii., aiu.ere effort* uf Government tn be. I armament, called attention to tlie ti.Aih) alarm as to the

FUKIEN REBEL CHIEF. [ARTICLE]

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FUKIEN REBEL CHIEF. I Said To Be En Route To Singapore. blian»tial, KtU» U Ueiieral 14 Cfial sum, the military leader ut the Fuklen revolt an.i MM tune Chiang Kat-shek.'s numinee at Canton, is reported to be on hU way to Singapore, lie led Hung Kung on Saturday, un which

DEPRECIATION OF THE KRONE. [ARTICLE]

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DEPRECIATION OF THE KRONE. i.\« h<uiK«- Value Expected ft Drop One-Sixth. t'l.ttfuis, Feb. 11. The Impendlni depreciation of the currency was announced by the Prime KltnUter In IffOMloMt speech, In order to protect export*. Thu amount i been decided but iiu.ii>. i,,i i. cles are oi the ..iniim that thi

STOCK EXCHANGE. [ARTICLE]

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STOCK EXCHANGE. Mure Optimistic Feeling. London, Feb. I. i he Block Exchange today a rather more opUmUUi ueliug prevail ed in view or h.. Unproved i political aspect. Interest, however, was chiefly centred on Home securities, notably gilt edged security a »u.i i. a.i III* lliillialil.ila Wlilih Wil,: very (trill

NEW GIANT CUNARDER TO BE COMPLETED. [ARTICLE]

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NEW GIANT CUNARDER TO BE COMPLETED. Financial Help Provided By Government ion, feb. 11. It WOa 0111...U11. ..1 In Hi. Mouse of iii.v a lot nutl agreement. ...ii.uiiwi.ii „i eMtary assent and passing ot legislation by 1 ment, has now been entered Into between the Ounard Co the Oceanic Steam

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70 FOOT SEA MONSTER ! [ARTICLE]

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70 FOOT SEA MONSTER Claimed To Have Been Seen In Caribbean. New York, Feb. 11. A sea monster, 70 feet long with a head two feet wide, is claimed to have been seen by the third and first officers of the Mauretanla In the Caribbean Sea during the ship's cruise

GEN. O'DUFFY. [ARTICLE]

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GEN. O'DUFFY. Dublin. Feb. 11. Oen. O'Duffy was re-elected president of the United Irish Party at the first annual meeting on Thursday. All the deK gates welcomed him with a fascist ;alute Aneta-Trans-Ocean.

FEARS MURDER. [ARTICLE]

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FEARS MURDER. Hunger-Strike Threat By Dimitroff. Berlin. Feb. 10. A threat to begin a hunger-strike, unless a decision concerning his detention were reached soon, was made today by the Bulgarian Communist, DlmitrofT, In an Interview with Reuter, which was the first to be granted a British journalist since the end

SENTENCED TO DEATH. [ARTICLE]

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SENTENCED TO DEATH. Sequel To Midnapore Outrage. Midnapore. Feb. 10. Three Bengalis were sentenced to death, four to transportation fcr life, four were acquitted, and one who had turned informer was pardoned, today in connection with the murder on Sept. 2 last year of Mr. Bernard Edward John Burge. District

ADMIRAL RETIRES. [ARTICLE]

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ADMIRAL RETIRES. Former C.-in-C. Of China Station. London. Feb. 10. Admiral Sir Arthur Kipling Walstell, K.C.B.. C.B.. commandsr-ln-chief. Portsmouth, has retired at hU own request. Reuter. Admiral Walstell served through in the Great War. being mentioned :n dispatches. From 1924 to 1926 he commanded the First Cruiser Squadron, and during

JAPAN'S CROWN PRINCE. [ARTICLE]

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JAPAN'S CROWN PRINCE. His Birth Celebrated By Imperial Amnesty. Tokii. Feb 10 In celebration of the birth oi the Crown Prince on Dec. 23, an- extensive Imperial amnesty is bsir.L' announced tomorrow, effective immediately. It is expected to benefit 35.000 of a total of 56.000 convicts by reducing their sentences

WEIHAIWEI PIRACY. [ARTICLE]

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WEIHAIWEI PIRACY. Trawlers Missing After Being Attacked. D.\en. Feb. 10. Five pirate ships attacked four Dalren trawlers off Weihaiwei on Thursday at midnight, according to the Ohata Maru. which got away after a heavy attack. Porj Arthur has requested the dispatch of Japi.i.os-; destroyers immediately as the three other ships

THREE KILLED. [ARTICLE]

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THREE KILLED. Engine Crashes Into Train Filled With Miners. Lille. Feb. 8. Three people were killed and 40 Injured in a rail smhsh when a light engine crashed into a train filled with miners and smashed the rear coach into atoms —Reuter Wireless.

PARIS-TOKIO FLIGHT. [ARTICLE]

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PARIS-TOKIO FLIGHT. Mils. Maryse Hilsz Passes Over Bushire. Aleppo, Feb. 10. Mile Maryse Hilsz. the well -known French a' woman who Is on a Paris to Toklo fight, flew over Bushire at 3.43 a.m.— Reuter.

SIR MILES LAMPSON. [ARTICLE]

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SIR MILES LAMPSON. London, Feb 10. Sir Miles Lampson, new High Com mlssloner for Egypt and former Minister to China, has left for Cairo aboard an Imperial Airways plane. He will arive there on Tuesday.— Reuter.

KING AND QUEEN OF SIAM [ARTICLE]

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KING AND QUEEN OF SI AM Marseilles Feb. 10. Their Majesties the King and Que< n of Slam have arrived here. They will spend three weeks at Beaulleu ar.c the Riviera before their official visit to Paris and Brussels.— Reuter

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HEALTH CONFERENCE. [ARTICLE]

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HEALTH CONFERENCE. Decisions At Singapore Meeting. An inquiry is to be made by the Advisory Council committee of the League of Nations Far Eastern Health Bureau into the methods used against tuberculosis and venereal disease in various Eastern countries and reports will be submitted at the next meeting of the

COLONEL CECIL RAE. [ARTICLE]

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COLONEL CECIL RAE. HE. the High Commissioner, with the approval of His Majesty the King, has been pleased to appoint Colonel Cecil Rae to be an unofficial member of the Federal Council for a further period of three years with effect from February 1, 1934, Inclusive.

MALAY ARTS AND CRAFTS. [ARTICLE]

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MALAY ARTS AND CRAFTS. Association For Disposal Formed. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Klang, Feb. 10. A meeting of the executive committee of the "Per-maha-an Melayu" Association Selangor. for the purpose of disposal of articles made by Malays in Selangor, was held yesterday and a sub-committee was formed with Mr. L.

POCKET RADIO. [ARTICLE]

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POCKET RADIO. Police Make Arrest In 15 Minutes. The first person to be arrested through the medium of the Brighton police pocket wireless appeared before the Brighton magistrates yesterday. He was James Alec Turner, aged 22 and he pleaded guilty to stealing thre? overcoats from a shop In North Street.

37 WOMEN DIE. [ARTICLE]

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37 WOMEN DIE. Fire In Big Egyptian Cotton Centre. Cairo. Feb. 7. Fire near Meha'lakeblr, the great cotton centre In Lower Egypt, has taken toll of the lives of 37 women and two men, while six people were injured. Eight hundred dwellings were destroyed. The Government Is dispatching a relief

KLANG WEDDING. [ARTICLE]

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KLANG WEDDING. Mr. Jean Talon And Miss M. Kinloch. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Klang, Feb. 10. •The marriage took place this afternoon at the church of Our Lady of Lourtles, Klang, of Mr. Jean Edouard Talon, youngest son of the late Monsieur A. Talon and Madame Talon of Paris, and

CAUGHT RED-HANDED. [ARTICLE]

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CAUGHT RED-HANDED. Pick-Pocket Arrested By Civilian. A pick pocket who attempted to victimise a spectator In a crowd gathered around a conjurer In North Canal Road on Friday was arrested by a Malay civilian and prosecuted In the Third Magistrate's Court on Saturday The complainant was butcher's assistant named Low

NOT TO GO OFF GOLD. [ARTICLE]

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NOT TO GO OFF GOLD. Why Netherlands Rejects All Money Experiments. The Hague, Feb. 8. A definite assurance that the Netherlands will neither abandon the cold standard nor reduce the gold content of the ten guilder coin was given by Dr. Colijn, the Premier, In the Upper Chamber today. He

KIDNAPPED BANKER. [ARTICLE]

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KIDNAPPED BANKER. Released After Paying Ransom. St. Pauls, (Minnesota), Feb. 8. Mr. Edward G. Bremer, a banker* and son of a wealthy brewer, who was abducted by kidnappers on Jan 18 and for whom a ransom of $200,000 was demanded, was released today near Rochester, 70 miles away. His e.'es

MR. F. G. BOURNE. [ARTICLE]

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MR. F. G. BOURNE. Singapore Coroner Entertained. At the Pavilion Restaurant, Orchard Road, on Saturday afternoon Asiatic friends bade goodbye to Mr. F. G. Bourne, who Is sailing for Home on the Ranpura next Friday on leave prior to retirement. Among those present were the hon. Mr. P. A. McElwaine,

DR. F. P. RODRIGUEZ. [ARTICLE]

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DR. F. P. RODRIGUEZ. Death In Singapore On Saturday. The death took place at his residency No. 16, Gilstead Road, Singapore, on Saturday of Dr. Frank Patrick Rodriguez, at the age or 71 years. Dr. Rodriguez was at one time employed in the Government Service and was for many years

VOLUNTEER ORDERS [ARTICLE]

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VOLUNTEER ORDERS Today (Monday) 5.15 p.m., Head* quarters. Training Cadre, Drill; S.FC. RE. [v] (Malays), Enrolment and Equipment; 6.V.F.A.. Unit Parade: 5.30 p.m.. S.R.E. [v], Knots and Lashings. Tuesday, 5.15 p.m., Headquarters, Training Cadre, Weapon Training; S.V.A. Car Section, Maintenance Parade; "P" (Malay) Coy., Zeroing Rifles, 30 Yards Range. Wednesday

POLICE BAND. [ARTICLE]

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POLICE BAND. The Band of the S.S. Police undef the direction or Mr. F. E. Minns will play the following weather permitting at Botanic Gardens tomorrow at 5 15 p.m: Oyerture. Les Cloches de Cornevllle, (Planquette) Suite, In Days of Old, (Ball); Waltz, L'lle V Amour, (Batlfcrt); Selection, Faust. (Gounod):

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Carlisle's Civic Welcome To [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Carlisle's Civic Welcome To "Royal Scot's" Driver., CARLISLE gave a civic reception to the famous L.M.S. train Royal Scot, and her crew, when they arrived there during tne enKine's tour of the country folio win it her triumphant Amer'can trip. The public reception marked the fact that Driver W. Gilbertaon

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THE CONCEPTION of the new Venus given in spectacular pageantry during the new French revue at the Prince of Wale* Theatre, London, accompanied by one of the dancer* of the Sister* Boyer. who are so much alike that they cannot be told apart. (Planet News.)

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OrtE OF THE SCENES darter the revue, photographed by the ordinary stare lignum;. (Planet News.)

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AS THE WORST FLOODS in the history of the district swept over Western Washington, William Greenwood, a modern Noah of Olympia, Washington, took refuge in his weird Ark, moored on the mudflats of Olympia Harbour, and prophesied that the real flood is yet to come. The final deluge, he says,

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