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The Straits Times, 14 November 1939

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The Straits Times [E3TABLISHKD tTEARLY A CENTURY.] MALAYA'S LEADING NEWSPAPER— LARGEST NET SALES 16 PAGES SINGAPORE, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1939. PRICE 5 CENTS The Straits Times 6 PAGES SINGAPORE, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1939. I'RICE 5 CENTS

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DEATHS [OBITUARY]

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DEATHS WAYMAN.— At Bungsar Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, on 12th Instant at 8.45 a.m. Valerie (Violet Gladys) beloved wife of F. S. Wayman, P.W.D.. Kajang. (God rest her soul)

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rOH SEAH HWEE, 47 years old. passed away peacefully at 11 p.m. last night at his residence, No. 187. Sims Avenue. S-pore leaving behind him his beloved wife, five sons, six daughters and one adopted dauKhter to mourn his loss. The funeral will take place at Bukit Bro-vn at 10

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AUCTION NOTICES IN THE HIGH COURT, SINGAPORE. Ortgliia'.in; Simmons No. 138 *t 1939. la the matter tt Probate No. 263 or 1939 aad In the natter of the Estate of SECB ABDOFH AMMAN bin MOHAMED SJAMAH deceased and In the matter of Section 42 (1) of the Trustees Ordinance (Cap.

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HIGH RUBBER PRICES UNLIKELY TO LAST?

London Believes Reaction Will Follow Increased Supplies [ARTICLE]

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London Believes Reaction Will Follow Increased Supplies BIG DEMAND FOR SHARES ON LARGER PROFIT ESTIMATES From Our Own Correspondent I London, Nov. 2. NCING LANE is convinced to-day that the spot price of >er will go above a shilling a id before Christmas, and every jmstance appears to justify expectation,

SLAMATA [ARTICLE]

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SLAMATA TheSlamat of the Rotterdam Lloyd from Europe, Is expected to arrive on Thursday (probably about noon) and will leave for Batavla in the afternoon.

FRASER & COMPANY LIST OF CURRENT DIVIDENDS [ARTICLE]

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FRASER COMPANY LIST OF CURRENT DIVIDENDS Books Company Dividend cioie A. Hitam 10% ;oss tax Nov. 8 Jelebu 5% Kuala Lumpur Tin Is Kuchai 15% flnai Nov< 15 r d0 5% int. Not. 15 Ungui 5% final Nov. 20 Lukut 6% PahanK Consol 10% cte^ 3 Rahman Hyd 2%% int.

SINGAPORE STOCK AND SHARE PRICES [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE STOCK AND SHARE PRICES Fraser And Co's List MONDAY, NOV. 13, 1939: 5 P.M. MINING Buyers Seller* Austril Amal. (ss> 6s 6d 7« Austral Malay a7s a9 i Ayer Hitam (ss) 24s 9d 26s cd Ayer Weng (si) 90 ca Bar.grln Tin y, 2 4s Batu Selangor (si) o

LYALL AND EVATT'S DAILY QUOTATIONS [ARTICLE]

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LYALL AND EVATT'S DAILY QUOTATIONS Singapore, Wot. 13, 5 p.m. I MINING Ampats Austral Amal£ Batu Selangors Hone Patts Jelebus j 1 Kampone Lanjuts K Kamunting Kamuntings Klnta Kellas Klang Rivers Kramats Kucritls Laruts Lukuts *j Petalings Pungahs Putehs Pahangs Hav.ang Concession Kenongs Rantaus Selayangs Sione Southern Klntas Sungei Kintas

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TIDE TABLES SINGAPORE To-day H. W. 00.28 am.. 9.1 ft.- 11.51 a.m. 9.7 ft. L vtf. 6 am 3.7 ft.; 6.35 p.m 0 4 ft. To-morrow H. W. 1.09 a.m. 8.7 ft.: 12.26 p.m 9.6 f t L. W. 6.30 a.m. 4 ft.; 7.12 p.m. 0 7 ft Thursday, Nov.

FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL NEWS

AROUND THE MARKETS [ARTICLE]

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AROUND THE MARKETS Little Business Done Yesterday And Prices Unchanged By Our Financial Correspondent Singapore, Nov. 14. THE local market, with the exception of tin, is again on holiday to-day and hence there is little to report. Rubber in London yesterday was fractionally easier at 11 '/ad. but New York

SINGAPORE PRODUCE PRICES [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE PRODUCE PRICES Singapore, Nov. 13, noon. Buyers Sellers Gambler 7.50 Hamburg Cube »14.0G Java Cube iao Pepper White^Muntok *15.50 White' *15.00 Black 85 Copra Mixed *3.25 Sun Dried $3.60 Sago Flour No. 1 Llnsga 15-45 •Fair $5.35 Sarawak $6.00 $6.00 Jelotong Palembang $12.00 Bania 1200 Sarawak $12.50 Tapioca Small

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RUBBER ASSN. [ARTICLE]

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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RUBBER ASSN. Monday, Nov. 13. noon. Buyer* Sellers Prices Prices No. IX E.S.S. (Spot loo^ei 39 39*J Xa IX K.S.S. 1.0. b. In cases November 39W 39M G.F.A.Q. fc S.S. f.cb. in bales November 38*, 38^ r.A.Q. K.S.S. t.o.b in bales November Zl~* 38f« FUTURE QUOTATIONS No.

London Stock Exchange [ARTICLE]

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London Stock Exchange CLOSING QUOTATIONS London, Nov. 13. THE following are to-day's closing middle quotations. Shares are of £1 denomination unless otherwise stated Con. Loan 5% 1944-64...- 107"i Funding Loan 4% 1960-90 105% War Loan W7c 91U Com. Union Assce. (Units) 6% Prudential Assce. *A' 24»i> +H Royal Assce Great

EXPORTS OF TINNED PINEAPPLES [ARTICLE]

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EXPORTS OF TINNED PINEAPPLES DURING the week ending Nov. 4, 1939. exports of canned pineapples from Malayan ports amounted to 16,751 cases, of which: XXXXX (76 percent.) cases were to the United Kingdom, 1.494 (9 per cent.) cases to the Continent of Europe, 1800 (11 per cent.(, cases to Canada,

PERAK HYDRO PROSPECTS [ARTICLE]

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PERAK HYDRO PROSPECTS "Position Much Improved" (From Our Own Correspondent) London, Nov. 1. ORDINARY shareholders of the Perak River Hydro-Electric Power Co.. Ltd. were disappointed to learn to-day that they are to receive a dividend of 2y 2 per cent, in respect of the year ended July 31. instead of

COMMODITIES AND EXCHANGES [ARTICLE]

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COMMODITIES AND EXCHANGES (From Our Own Cnvresnondent) London. Nov. 13. COMMODITY and Exchange markets ciosec as follows with previous quotations Id parenthesis: RUBBER: Steady. Spot- UV*d UUd UlKd ll'id» December: UVfcd 11 S|l6d (ll>'d 11J4J) Jan -Mar.- llftd HVid (11 3|l6d 11 5 16d> Apr -June- 10 7 td lid

BANK OF CHINA OPENS BRANCH IN PENANG [ARTICLE]

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BANK OF CHINA OPENS BRANCH IN PENANG THE Bank of China is to open a branch in Penang on Monday. Mr Parkcane C. Hwang, manager of the Singapore branch, will be concurrently agent of the Penang agency, Mr. Z. S. Tseng, formerly assistant manager at Swatow, and Mr. Khoo Eng

FIXED TRUSTS [ARTICLE]

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FIXED TRUSTS (Prom Our Own Correspondent) London. Nov. 13. The following are to-day's "bid" quotations lor Fixed Trusts: t. a. British Empire "A" 17 0 British Empire "B" British Empire Cumulative ..12 0 British Empire c*prehenslve ..12 C British General "A" 18 3 British General "B" 14 1V4 British General

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London, Not. 13. FROM to-morrow the price of motor fuel in the United Kingdom will be raised by l%d. a gallon to Is. »ftd. a gal.on.—Renter.

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WAVE OF ARRESTS FOLLOW MUNICH BOMBING [ARTICLE]

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WAVE OF ARRESTS FOLLOW MUNICH BOMBING Property-Owners And Potential Enemies Of Nazis As Victims A WAVE of arrests has followed the Munich bomb attempt on Hitler. Reports from neutral sources suggest that the incident is being- used as an excuse to round up a great number of Germans who have

Contraband Control Works Smoothly [ARTICLE]

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Contraband Control Works Smoothly Londifn, Nov. 13. F' IS AUTHORITATIVELY stated that U-boats claimed only one victim last week, a coastal vessel of 960 tons. Hitherto 32 neutral ships, aggregating 88,461 tons, have been sunk by German action. The heaviest losers have been Norwegian ship-owners, with nine vessels of 20,001

SUPPLIES OF BUTTER & BACON ADEQUATE [ARTICLE]

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SUPPLIES OF BUTTER BACON ADEQUATE Ijondon, Nov. 13. 1 17 HEN the rsuoning of butter and bacon Wstarts, the Ministry of Food Is absolutely renfldent of being able fully to honour Its coupons. A Government spokesman, giving this assurance to-day, mentioned that bacon supplies were arriving well. Attention had been

S. AFRICAN BEEF FOR BRITAIN [ARTICLE]

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S. AFRICAN BEEF FOR BRITAIN SOUTH AFRICA'S exports of beef and mutton to Britain will soon be substantially assisted by a subsidy scheme which was announced yesterday by the South African Meat Control Board. Reuter.

NEW MILITARY COMMAND IN SOUTH AFRICA [ARTICLE]

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NEW MILITARY COMMAND IN SOUTH AFRICA London, Nov. 13. THE Governor-General of South Africa, Sir Patrick Duncan, with the approval of the King, has accepted an appointment as Colonel-in-Chief of f he South African Air Force. The creation of a new military command In South Africa is also announced, namely

TRIBUTE TO WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICES [ARTICLE]

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TRIBUTE TO WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICES London, Nov. 13. £N a letter to the chairman of the Women's Voluntary Services for Civil Defence, Mr. Walter Elliott, Minister of Health, said: "We shall in a day or two have completed, I trust, the transfer of school children, mothers and children under school

NEW BURMA AIR CENTRE [ARTICLE]

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NEW BURMA AIR CENTRE London, Nov. 13. THE Government of Burma has sanc1 tloned the establishment of an air centre at Mingaladon aerodrome to provide facilities for training of youn? Burmans in flying.— British Wireless.

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London, Nov. 13. rE death has occurred of Brigadier Richard Thomas Ridway.— Reuter.

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The Straits Times SINGAPORE, TUESDAY, NOV. 14, 1939. WINSTON'S WEEK-END [ARTICLE]

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The Straits Times SINGAPORE, TUESDAY, NOV. 14, 1939. WINSTON'S WEEK-END Ten days ago Germany renewed her threats of intensive air raids on Great Britain and her propagandists assured Mr. Winston Churchill, their pet hate, that he had enjoyed his last quiet week-end." To the extent that he devoted part of

CHAP JEE KEE [LETTER]

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CHAP JEE KEE To the Editor of the Straits Times Sir,— Thanks are due to Get Them for outlining the Chap Jee Kee swindle, and I sincerely hope that those who happen to be victims of it will co-operate with the police by refraining from staking. Surely this is no

RADIO LICENSES [LETTER]

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RADIO LICENSES To the Editor of the Straits Times Sir.— Prom time to time there have been complaints, which are unanimous here, that the licence fee of $12 a year is excessive when compared with other countries. Why this charge is retained I cannot understand. Since the introduction of the

BRITAIN "SETTLES DOWN COMFORTABLY TO WAR" [ARTICLE]

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BRITAIN "SETTLES DOWN COMFORTABLY TO WAR" Our London Letter (From Our Own Correspondent) London, Oct. 30. "JJERE the war has affected uj remarkably little and i1 you landed here suddenly in com plete ignovance of the happenings of the past few months you would find it very difficult to believe

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PARIS GUNNERS REPULSE TWO GERMAN AIR RAIDS [ARTICLE]

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PARIS GUNNERS REPULSE TWO GERMAN AIR RAIDS Capital Awakened By Heavy Gunfire BELGIAN" NEUTRALITY AGAIN VIOLATED BY NAZI AIRMEN Shetland Isles Bombed By Enemy Raiders GERMAN planes yesterday conducted two unsuccessful raids 'on Paris and two over the Shetland Isles, being driven off by anti-aircraft fire. The first raid on

Germany Loses Two Vessels [ARTICLE]

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Germany Loses Two Vessels Ships Scuttled When Halted By Warships London, Nov. 14 TTWO German steamers, the 1 Mecklenburg (8.000 tons) and the Parana (6,000 tons), and the British steamer Ponzano (1.34fi tons) have been sunk. The Admiralty announces that the two German steamers were intercepted by British warships. The

R. A.F. Superiority Over Germans [ARTICLE]

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R. A.F. Superiority Over Germans London, Nov. 14. A COMMON form of propaganda emanating from Germany is the misrepresentation of British morale r.nd character and this is often echoed by malevolent neutrals, writes Reuter's chief diplomatic correspondent. Such erroneous views are based on the notorious worthlessness of German estimates of

GERMAN PRESSURE ON NEUTRALS [ARTICLE]

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GERMAN PRESSURE ON NEUTRALS London. Nov. 14. GERMANY, not having command of the sea-outside of ths Baltic, cannot, like the Allies, exercise legal c ntra'xind control, she is therefore attempting to force nsutral vessels to pass through the Kiel Canal or call at north-west German ports, writes K enters chief

S. AFRICA PREPARES [ARTICLE]

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S. AFRICA PREPARES Pretoria <S Africa), Nov. 13. THE whole existing active Citizens Force, plus units still to be formed, is to be brought up to war establishment by volunteers aged up to 45.— Reuter.

Will Leave U.S. Vessel Alone, Aver Nazis [ARTICLE]

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Will Leave U.S. Vessel Alone, Aver Nazis Washington, Nov. 13. HTIIE German Government has notified the United States that German warships have been ordered not to interfere with the American steamer City of Flint on her way back to the United States, reports Reuter. The City of Flint was recently

Lithuanian Protest To Germany [ARTICLE]

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Lithuanian Protest To Germany Kaunas, Nov. 13. LITHUANIA has agreed to grant asylum to 1,500 Jews whom the Nazis expelled from the Suvalki district. Lithuania has already protested to Berlin regarding the thousands of Jews driven towards the Lithuanian frontier, but has received no reply. Reuter.

GERMAN AGRICULTURE POORLY ORGANIZED [ARTICLE]

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GERMAN AGRICULTURE POORLY ORGANIZED London, Nov. 14. THE Economist produces figures showing: that whereas Germany required the labour of 140 men to produce food for every 1,000 men, Britain required only 66. This is due to 'he fact that that the greater part of German food .s home grown as

WHY NAZI REGIME HAS NO RIGHT TO LIVE [ARTICLE]

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WHY NAZI REGIME HAS NO RIGHT TO LIVE London, Nov. 13. THE secret anti-Nazi German Freedom station declared, "The Nazi regime must perish so that Germany can live again. The system which murdered Gen. Fritsch and daily is murdering thousands of Germany's finest men, and which sends hundreds of thousands

DANGER OF WAR IN FAR EAST HELD TO BE DECREASING [ARTICLE]

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DANGER OF WAR IN FAR EAST HELD TO BE DECREASING London, Nov. 13. TTHE greater assurance which is now felt in the development of Anglo-Japanese relations is reflected in the decision of the Rating Committee of Underwriters to extend to Shanghai the war risk insurance premium of 60s. per cent,

Qualified Nazi Pledge To Holland And Belgium [ARTICLE]

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Qualified Nazi Pledge To Holland And Belgium FRENCH VIEWS OF WHY GERMANY NOW HESITATES TO ATTACK THE official German news agency stated that Germany in- tends to respect the neutrality of Holland and Belgium so long as Britain and France did so "and so long as Holland and Belgium showed

Russo-Japanese Border Talks [ARTICLE]

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Russo-Japanese Border Talks Berlin, Nov. 14. RUSSO-JAPANESE talks for a settlement of outstanding border disputes will be held first at Chlnta (Russia) and later at Harbin <Manchukuo), says a Moscow message to the German news agency. The names of the Japanese and Manchukuo representatives to the promised frontier commission have

POPE'S BROADCAST TO UNITED STATES [ARTICLE]

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POPE'S BROADCAST TO UNITED STATES Rome, Nov. 13. fTHE Pope broadcasting to America on the 1 fiftieth anniversary of the Catholic University of Washington said that Christian youth was faced with disconcerting errors of nationalism which, b" precipitating the world into an appalling war, had given cruel proof of the

KING AND QUEEN SEE "LION HAS WINGS" [ARTICLE]

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KING AND QUEEN SEE "LION HAS WINGS" London, Nov. 13. nr»HE King and Queen, accompanied by th 3 1 Duchess of Kent, visited a West-End cinema this afternoon and saw the film "Lion Has Wings," depicting exploits of tho Royal Air Force. It was their Majesties' first visit to a

£300 FOR AN UNUSED AIR MAIL STAMP [ARTICLE]

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£300 FOR AN UNUSED AIR MAIL STAMP London, Nov. 13. AN unused 60 cent air mail stamp was sold at the London stamp auction to-day for £300. The stamp was one of the 300 stamps Issued for Commander de Pinedo's flight from Newfoundland to Rome in May 1927. Air mail

Neutral States' Peace Activity [ARTICLE]

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Neutral States' Peace Activity Door To Negotiations Held To Be Still Open THE Netherlands believes that the door to peace negotiations is still open, according to statements made in Government circles at The Hague yesterday. Since Sunday afternoon there has been considerable diplomatic activity in Belgium and Holland which is

"KEEP CALM," SAYS DUTCH PREMIER [ARTICLE]

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"KEEP CALM," SAYS DUTCH PREMIER People Told To Ignore '•Wild Rumours" A REASSURING statement about the j precautionary measures taken in the Netherlands was broadcast yesterday afternoon by the Prime Minister. 1 M. Degeer. He spoke of wild rumours that had been circulating and said they were either derived from

SIR ARTHUR SALTER [ARTICLE]

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SIR ARTHUR SALTER London, Nov. 13. SIR Arthur Salter has been appointed Parliamentary Secretary to thy Ministry of Ship Ding. Sir Arthur Salter. who is an independent Member of Parliament for Oxford University, was chairman of the Allied Maritime Transport Executive in the last war. He was for nine years

Russia Adopts Menacing Attitude To Finland [ARTICLE]

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Russia Adopts Menacing Attitude To Finland RED NAVY'S THREAT AFTER BREAKDOWN OF MOSCOW TALKS MOSCOW'S attitude is becoming increasingly menacing following the breakdown of the Finnish-Soviet negotiations in Moscow concerning the Soviet demands. The Soviet naval newspaper Red Fleet says that Russia is prepared to overcome all obstacles to get

Explanation By Dr. Erkko [ARTICLE]

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Explanation By Dr. Erkko Helsinki, Nov. 14. AFTER five blank days the Government considered it necessary to re-establish direct contact with the delegates at Moscow, hence their recall," declared Dr. Erkko, Finnish Foreign Minister, m an interview yesterday at Helsinki regarding the Finnish attitude concerning the Moscow talks He remained

The Munich Bomb Was German Made [ARTICLE]

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The Munich Bomb Was German Made London, Nov. 14. •ywO German metal firms are con- cerned in the manufacture of the bomb which exploded la the beer hail at Munich half an hour after Hiiler had left, according to the Rome Radio —Reuter. i Mass arrests see page 7)

EIRE REPRESENTATIONS TO AMERICA [ARTICLE]

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EIRE REPRESENTATIONS TO AMERICA Dublin. Nov. 14. EIRE has made representations to the United States in connection with the decision to close the Eire, ports to United States ships. It is declared here that United States ihips can safely trade v.ith I Eire. Reuter.

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PRELIMINARY INQUIRY INTO SIRDHANA LOSS [ARTICLE]

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PRELIMINARY INQUIRY INTO SIRDHANA LOSS Government To Consider Report Made Yesterday SURVIVORS WELL CARED FOR GIFTS OF CLOTHING THE preliminary inquiry into the sinking of the British India liner Sirdhana, which went down in Singapore harbour yesterday morning after a mine explosion, was completed yesterday. A decision as to whether

R. E. OFFICER MARRIES [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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R. E. OFFICER MARRIES MAJOR S. W. JOSLYN, of the Royal Engineers, was married at St. Andrew's Cathedral yesterday, to Miss Eve Hudson, a sister cf the Kandnng Kerbau hospital. Singapore. The Rev. D. E. J. Hod^e officiated, Capt. F. If. Grazearoo!:. RE., played the organ Gi-vn away by Capt.

SIRDHANA RUMOURS [ARTICLE]

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SIRDHANA RUMOURS DUBLIC loud-speakers at various 1 points in Singapore last night helped to dispel alarming rumours In regard to the casualty list in the Sirdhana disaster. The official statement was broadcast In the usual 7 p.m. news bulletin.

"THE GORILLA" [ARTICLE]

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"THE GORILLA" "T\IE Gorilla," a Ritz Brotners 1 comedy, opened at the Capitol Theatre, Singapore, this morning at 11 a.m. Other shows will be at 3.15, G. 15 and 9.15 p.m.

AMERICAN TOOK PICTURES UP TO LAST MINUTE IN SINKING SHIP [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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AMERICAN TOOK PICTURES UP TO LAST MINUTE IN SINKING SHIP *J*vvo oi tho last passengers to 'jump for it" from the British India liner Sirdhana. which sank in Singapore harbour yesterday, were Mr. Charles Vance and Mr. Edwin -Eddie") Gaillard. both American members of Nicola's company of magicians who have,,

One Of The Victims Of The Disaster [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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One Of The Victims Of The Disaster Attending to an infant taken from the water after the Sirdhana disaster The child subsequently died.— Straits Times picture.

MAINTENANCE ORDER NOT TO BE VARIED [ARTICLE]

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MAINTENANCE ORDER NOT TO BE VARIED A PETITION to vary a maintenance order and a supplementary petition for the custody of a girl who had left a convent were dismissed by Mr. Justice Pedlow in the Singapore High Court yesterday. The petitioner, Thomas Daryi Ramage Miles, alleged that his former

RUGGER PLAYER HURT IN CAR CRASH [ARTICLE]

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RUGGER PLAYER HURT IN CAR CRASH <Prom Our Own Correspondent) Kuala Lumpur. Nov. 13. MEMBER of the Cup-winning Selanlfl gor rugger fifteen last year and vice-captain of the Selangor Club this season, Mr. D. Mcßrlde was badly injured in a motor-car accident this morning. It appears that Mcßride. who is

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The Lord Mayor's Red Cross fund has reached f 6s2,ooo.— BrUish Wireless. t

MAGICIAN'S $100,000 LOSS IN SIRDHANA [ARTICLE]

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MAGICIAN'S $100,000 LOSS IN SIRDHANA Nicola Tells Of Scenes After Mine Explosion WILLIAM NICOLA, the famous magician who has just conTT eluded a tour of Malaya, lost more than U. 5.5100,000 worth of property when the Sirdhana sank in Singapore Harbour yesterday after striking a mine. Eleven are dead and

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11 DEAD, NINE MISSING IN SIRDHANA DISASTER [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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11 DEAD, NINE MISSING IN SIRDHANA DISASTER Rescue Work After Mine Explosion In Harbour ALL EUROPEAN PASSENGERS SAFE: AMBULANCE WORK AT WHARF ELEVEN deck passengers, chiefly infants and children, are officially stated to have lost their lives when the British India steamer Sirdhana (7,745 tons) sank in Singapore harbour yesterday

How Banishees Were Saved [ARTICLE]

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How Banishees Were Saved SOME 137 Chinese undesirables were on the Sirdhana being banished from Malaya, and were saved from drowning by the quick action of Inspector S. W. 3. Marsden, who was m charge of the police escort taking them to China. It is now understood that seven banishees

BUS DRIVER LOSES HIS APPEAL [ARTICLE]

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BUS DRIVER LOSES HIS APPEAL £l CHINESE omnibus driver, Koh Ah Tek. who was convicted in the lower courts for dangerous driving, fined $50 and had his driving licence suspended for a year, appealed against the conviction before the Chief Justice. Sir Percy McElwaine. yesterday. The appeal was dismissed. It

OFFICERS DIVE TO RESCUE THREE CHILDREN [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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OFFICERS DIVE TO RESCUE THREE CHILDREN Graphic Stories Of Last Moments Aboard Sinking Vessel fRAPHIC stories of the last moments aboard the Sirdhana were given by survivors interviewed by Straits Times re- porters. One was of the heroism of two offisrs who, among some of the last to save the

CHINESE SALESMEN [ARTICLE]

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CHINESE SALESMEN TIE following 'vere elected officials of the Chinese Salesmen's Association President Mr. Tan Kirn Chwee; vice presidents, Messrs. Teng Kirn Hock, Tan Teow Lin, Teh Chong Ngee, Koh Lian Seek; honorary secretary. Mr. Yeo Boon Seng; assistant honorary secretaries, Messrs. Lim Lean Tatt and Lim Quay Tow; honorary

Official Statement On The Disaster [ARTICLE]

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Official Statement On The Disaster THE British India steamer Sirdhana was sunk in Singapore Harbour yesterday as a result of striking a mine, says an official communique issued last night. No explanation as to how the accident occurred is likely to be forthcoming until after an inquiry has been held,

First Launch Brings Dead Child [ARTICLE]

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First Launch Brings Dead Child SCENES reminiscent of those 'in the newsreel of the arrival of the survivors of the Athenia disaster were witnessed yesterday on the Telok Ayer wharf where survivors of the Sirdhana were landed. Five ambulances, the first arrivals to the call for all available ambulances, were

APPEAL FOR CLOTHING FOR SIRDHANA SURVIVORS [ARTICLE]

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APPEAL FOR CLOTHING FOR SIRDHANA SURVIVORS /"\VER 120 Lasrars, including the, Sirdhana's firemen and stewards, are being looked after at the Marine Hostel. Most of them, who jumped overboard after the explosion, were lying in bed yesterday afternoon, while others preferred to walk around in an attempt to dry their

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The Queen stops to talk to a sewing machinist at one of the factories "somewhere in England" where Army and other National Service uniforms are produced.

EMPLOYMENT IN BRITAIN Rapid Rise In Demand Likely [ARTICLE]

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EMPLOYMENT IN BRITAIN Rapid Rise In Demand Likely T London, Nov. 13. HE TEMPORARY increase in unemployment revealed in the recent Ministry of Labour returns was inevitable as a result of the change-over from peace to war conditions. However, as is pointed out ;n; n an interview with the Minister

PREMIER PROGRESSES [ARTICLE]

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PREMIER PROGRESSES FOLLOWING the viS^oT'the^physifi A i ians this m orning, it was stated that the progress reported yesterday in the condition of the Prime Minister, Mr. Neville Chamberlain, is continued BrftlSf Wireless 8^" 1115 g Ut

ROTHERMERE ON PAYMENTS TO PRINCESS "Always Asking For Money" [ARTICLE]

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ROTHERMERE ON PAYMENTS TO PRINCESS "Always Asking For Money" London, Nov. 13. jJETAILS of £5,000 a year contract.; with Princess Stephanie Hohenlohe were given by Lord Rothermere, proprietor of the Daily Mail. Siving evidence in the case brought rgainst him by the Princess for damages for alleged breach of contract.

Ministers At The Front [ARTICLE]

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Ministers At The Front Empire Statesmen Impressed London. Nov. 13. FIVE Empire ministers, who with th? Dominions Secretary, Mr. Anthony Eden, have been visiting the Bri |ish front, are leaving to-day. Mr. Eden told Reuters special correspondent with the British Expeditionary Force that no visitor rould fail to notice the

MEGAN TAYLOR TURNING PROFESSIONAL [ARTICLE]

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MEGAN TAYLOR TURNING PROFESSIONAL M Sydney, Nov. 14. EGAN TAYLOR, the English holder of the women's world figureskating championship, has turned professional, according to her father, with whom she is co-starring in an ice revue. Megan will later tour America from where she has received an offer of £300 weekly.—

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"AMERICANS DO NOT WANT TO GO TO WAR, BUT..." [ARTICLE]

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"AMERICANS DO NOT WANT TO GO TO WAR, BUT..." U.S. Journal's Warning Against Invasion Of Holland New York, Nov. 13. THE American people do not want to go to war, but if fhey see Holland and Belgium annihilated they will realize what is not yet really understood— that the world

Replies To Peace Move Lauded [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Replies To Peace Move Lauded Armistice Held To Be Remote Hope London, Nov. 13. TTHE British and French to the Belgo-Dutch peace move receive the unanimous approval of the London Press, though doubt that the move will lead to peace is equally unanimous. The Times says there is no need

AMERICAN "FLYING FORTRESSES" [ARTICLE]

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AMERICAN "FLYING FORTRESSES" Lima (Peru), Nov. 13. SEVEN American "flying fortresses" are leaving here In the morning on a non-stop flight to Asuncion, Paraguay. The flight has hitherto not been attempted. The planes arrived here yesterday after flying 1,600 miles from Panama in eight hours and were greeted at the

THETIS VICTIMS [ARTICLE]

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THETIS VICTIMS Thirty -four bodies have been removed from the sealed stern of the submarine Thetis.— Reuter.

SULPHUR MINE DISASTER [ARTICLE]

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SULPHUR MINE DISASTER Tokio, Nov. 13. [VESPERATE efforts are being made to locate and extricate 43 miners caught In a sulphur mine disaster at Matsuo in Iwate Prefecture. Fearing that those still buried alive In the pits might be affec'-od by poisonous gas, ten physicians with 4C mrses have been

BRITONS LEAVING HOLLAND [ARTICLE]

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BRITONS LEAVING HOLLAND London, Nov. 13. BRITONS who had been warned to leave Holland formed the bulk of 80 passengers, who arrived at Gravesend last ni&ht from Rotterdam. They included i.iothers with babies.— Reuter.

Plane Attack On Nazi Submarine [ARTICLE]

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Plane Attack On Nazi Submarine London, Nov. 13. THE Air Ministry announces, that an attack on an eneunv suomarine was made yesterday by British reconnaissance aircraft ot the coastal command. The submarine was at the surface when the attarv was delivered. She began to submerge rapidly as soon as th"

Demands To Finland [ARTICLE]

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Demands To Finland What Acceptance Would Mean London, Nov. 13. A SPEAKER over the 8.8.C. last A night explained, the. Russian plans and what they would inrolve if Finland were to grant them. The negotiations, he said, have arisen as a result of Russian cl»'ms upon Finland both in the

JAPAN'S TALKS WITH BRITAIN AND US. [ARTICLE]

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JAPAN'S TALKS WITH BRITAIN AND US. Tokio, Nov. 13. REVIEWING interviews between the Japanese Foreign Vice-Minister \nd the British Ambassador and the Irst Interview between the Japanese Minister and the American Ambassador, the Asahi Shimbun says Japan's negotiations with Britain and America seem to have reached stalemate with no prospect

43 DEAD IN GERMAN RAIL COLLISION [ARTICLE]

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43 DEAD IN GERMAN RAIL COLLISION Berlin, Nov. 14. FORTY-THREE persons were killed and more than 60 others injured in a collision between two heavily laden passenger trains near Langlieben. Upper Silesia.— Reuter.

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Broadcasting SINGAPORE TO-DAY ZBL 225 -uetrw. /HP 30.06 metres, a.m. L0.30 Kronchongs and stambols. <,From the Studio). LI. 30 Hawaiian music from the Studio. p.m. 12 15 Malay songs *rom ths Studio. 1.15 Miscellaneous programme of gramophone records. 1.30 The news and mid-day rubber and tin prices. 1.40 interval. 4.50

TO-DAY'S RACE SELECTIONS [ARTICLE]

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TO-DAY'S RACE SELECTIONS FOLLOWING are selections for 1 this afternoon's racing at Bukit Timah in the second day of the Singapore meeting: STRAITS TIMES Rac« I.— Nightshade, Phariol. Race Never Set, Turn Over. Race 3. Dancing Foam, Silver Lace. Race 4.— Ralnborou-h. Saladin. Race s.— St. Charles, Soho. Race 6.

Sir Arnold Robinson Cup Golf At R.S.G.C. Postponed To Nov. 26 [ARTICLE]

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Sir Arnold Robinson Cup Golf At R.S.G.C. Postponed To Nov. 26 THE Royal Singapore Golf Club's competition for the Sir ArnoM I Robinson cup has been postDor^d to Sunday morning, Nov. 26, and trie following are the starting times. 8.20 I. J. O. Cruickshank and A. S Anderson and T.

Indian Labourers' Athletic Sports [ARTICLE]

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Indian Labourers' Athletic Sports (From Our Own Correspondent) S Kuala Lumpur, Nov. 13. PORTS for Indian labourers, their wives and children were run off yesterday under the auspices of the social section of the Selangor Indian Association. There was a large attendance at the sports which were favoured by fine

S.C.C. RUGBY [ARTICLE]

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S.C.C. RUGBY The following have been selected to play for £n S.C.C team against Fort Canning this evening. Kelway; Waltes, Goetz?e. Houston, Burley; G. B Potter Laird; Purser. Walker, London, Hopkins. Stein, Gillett and J. Ferguson (5.A.0.8.A.).

General Eva's Farewell [ARTICLE]

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General Eva's Farewell /"GENERAL Evangeline "Booth, with >* the blue, red, and gold of the Salvation Army flag draped about her shoulder stood on the platform at n tt U Hal> London, recently, and said "Good-bye." She relinquished command of the Army at the end of October, and the meeting

"GOLDEN BOY" FOR SYLVIA SIDNEY [ARTICLE]

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"GOLDEN BOY" FOR SYLVIA SIDNEY A BABY was born in New York reA cently to Miss Sylvia Sidney, American film actress, wife of Mr. Luther Adler. American actor, whom she married in London lest year when he was appearing in the play. "The Golden Boy." The baby is a boy.

RACING PROGRAMME AT BUKIT TIMAH TO-DAY [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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RACING PROGRAMME AT BUKIT TIMAH TO-DAY Second Day Of Singapore Winter Meeting pOLLOWING is to-morrow's racing card at Bukit Timah in the second day of the Singapore Turf Club's winter meeting. The double tote will be on races six and eight and the big sweep will be drawn on race

To-day's Training Notes [ARTICLE]

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To-day's Training Notes THERE were several short spurts done at Bukit Timah this morning on the second track by horses running this afternoon. The going was again on the heavy side, and it is unlikely to improve before the races start this afternoon. First out were Night Empress and Nightshade,

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J. FERGUSON IN SINGAPORE CUP TEAM [ARTICLE]

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J. FERGUSON IN SINGAPORE CUP TEAM A CHANGE has been made in the Singapore rugger team to meet Negri-Sembilan-Malacca in a Malaya Cup rugby match at Seremban on Saturday. Instead of Grieve being chosen as vingforward it is noticed that John Ferguson, of St. Andrew's Old Boys, has been allotted

OLYMPIC GAMES OPTIMISTS [ARTICLE]

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OLYMPIC GAMES OPTIMISTS EVEN war cannot keep a good athlete down. Finland is still optimistic &,bout holding the Olympic Games at Helsinki next year, and Danish swimmers and athletes in particular are 81 ill optimistic about taking part In It. A Reuter message from Copenhagen reported that several Games candidatess

INDIAN ASSOCIATION HOCKEY TEAMS [ARTICLE]

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INDIAN ASSOCIATION HOCKEY TEAMS Indian Association hockey teams for the week are: Tomorrow against R.A.F. Seletar. on I A ground: Jean Pierre; Capt. K. S. Thimayya. Lt. M. G. Bewoor; K. Shanirugam, P. Gupta. P. K. Br.askaran Tarlok Singh. Capt. Wanchoo. Lt. Balwant Singh. Lt. Randhir Singh. Ibrahim bin Isa.

SINGAPORE SCORE 2-1 WIN OVER PERAK AT HOCKEY [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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SINGAPORE SCORE 2-1 WIN OVER PERAK AT HOCKEY Losers* Make Determined Efforts In Second Half SINGAPORE beat Perak by two goals to one in a grand game of hockey on the S.C.C. padang before a large crowd yesterday. In spite of the turf being rather on the soft side, a

TENNIS TIES AT S.C.R.C. & Y.M.C.A. [ARTICLE]

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TENNIS TIES AT S.C.R.C. Y.M.C.A. Further S.C.R.C. tennis ties are: To-day, Veterans Handicap Singles: L. Loh (owe 12) vs. Chia Keng Tye (scr.). To-morrow, Open Doubles Champion- j ship: Chin Kec Onn and Chua Choon! Leong vs. Dr. G. F. de Souza and P. de Snuza; John Lim and Tan

Inter-port Rowing Cup Race To Be Held To-morrow [ARTICLE]

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Inter-port Rowing Cup Race To Be Held To-morrow THE crew from Batavia to contest the Interport rowing cup against Singapore arrived yesterday morning and had their first practice on the breakwater course yesterday evening. They have brought with them a woman cox, Miss H. M. Noordijk. A change has had

Indian Army Meet Perak To-day [ARTICLE]

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Indian Army Meet Perak To-day PERAK play their last match In Singapore to-day when they meet the Indian Army on the S.C.C. padang. The Indian Army have a fine team and are fully confident of winning. Arokia Samy, the leader of to-day's attack, is considered to be the finest player

SELANGOR'S RUGGER FORM IMPROVES EVERY MATCH [ARTICLE]

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SELANGOR'S RUGGER FORM IMPROVES EVERY MATCH 118 Points For, 18 Against, Is Record In Friendlies (From Our Own Correspondent) Kuala Lumpui Nov. 13. SELANGOR continue to pile up the poims against their rugger opponents this season. So far in five encounters, the home State has registered 118 points against 18

New Year Land And Sea Sports Carnival [ARTICLE]

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New Year Land And Sea Sports Carnival AT a representative meeting held at the Singapore Cricket Club yesterday evening at 6.30, it was decided to run a New Year sports carnival, both land and sea. on Monday. Jan. 1. Those present at the meeting yesterday were Mr. H. K. Rodgers

TO-DAY'S SPORTS EVENTS [ARTICLE]

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TO-DAY'S SPORTS EVENTS lIOt'KKV Indian Army \s Perak. S.C C padang Polite "A" vs. R.A.F. (H.Q depot. RUGGER: S.C.C. vs. Fort Canning "A", S.C.C. padang:. RACES Singapore Turf Club Winter Meeting:, second day.

Qualifiers In Cup Golf At I.G.C. [ARTICLE]

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Qualifiers In Cup Golf At I.G.C. THE lollowinz quahned for match play in the R.A.F. and KM.S. Cornwall rups at the Island Golf Club on Saturday F. O. Minns and T. Y. Chla 81—16.% 64. 7 i: J. Murphy and H Hunter 73— <> Tan Chin Tuan and H. H.

POLICE SECOND AMD ST. JOSEPH'S DRAW [ARTICLE]

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POLICE SECOND AMD ST. JOSEPH'S DRAW Playing on their own ground ai- the depot yesterday, the Police second strin? and St. Joseph's Institution drew in a fast game of hockey, each sM« scoring once.

HOCKEY OFF [ARTICLE]

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HOCKEY OFF THE two S.R.C. hockey fix tint's against Raffles College and 18th Field Ambulance team which were to have been played yesterday, were cancelled. The match between the S.C.R.C. and the Tan Tork Seng's Hospital R.C. were also cancelled. The match between the Loyals and the Singapore Colts, to

RUGGER OFF [ARTICLE]

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RUGGER OFF The rugger match between the Singapore Teacheis' Ass'jo-p.tion and St. Andrew's Old Boys, to be played on Thursday is off, i wing to 'he black-out and curfew.

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SURVIVORS OF THE SIRDHANA DISASTER REACH SAFETY [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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SURVIVORS OF THE SIRDHANA DISASTER REACH SAFETY An injured survivor of the Sirdhana disaster receiving treatment on the top of one of the rescue launch** (Below) Lifeboats returning from the ill-fated vessel. launches. :< '"T^"" .v.-.v.v.v.:.v......... Asiatic survivors arriving in Singapore aboard a rescue launch. .Below) Some of the European

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