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The Singapore Free Press 10 (TATS. ESTABLISHED 1835. SINGAPORE, S.S. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1929. 20 PAGES DAILY. NO. 12,907

THE DAY'S NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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THE DAY'S NEWS. The train on which the Viceroy of Imli-i (Lord Irwink was returning to New Delhi after a tour of the principal States was bombed yesterday morning: but the Viceroy was net hurt the outrage is supposed to have had for its object the prevention of a conference

CASUALTIES IN HISTORY. [ARTICLE]

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CASUALTIES IN HISTORY. "Great events peep out n" the tail of small purposes.' Shakespeare. The dictionaries define I casualty jus that which comes without design or without being foreseen. ("Without design." be it understood, m the sphere of human agency). For our present purpose, let it be defined as the

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LATEST ADVERTISEMENTS. Palm Oil Pointers Page 3. Ruston means reliability. Page 3. Otolac the supreme varnish value Page 3. Littles stock ties m profusion Page 10. Phyllosan is obtainable from all chemist*? Page 6. Johnnie Walker the whisky for all occasions Page 12. The Invader Thong Ledger from M.P.H. Page

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WING LOONG. THE RECOGNISED HOUSE for EUROPEAN TROPICAL SUITS, 32, HIGH STREET.

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THE WEEK. Tuesday, 24th. High Water. 4.56 a.m., 7.9, 4.56 p.m., 8.0. Wearne Bros., arm. mtg., noon. Straits Trading mtg., Ocean Bldg., noon. Rugby: P.S.R.F.C. vs. S. Johore, Padang Peter Pan film. Theatre. 515 and 9.30. Wednesday, 25th. High Water. 5.53 a.m.. 8.0, 6.31 p.m., 7.8. Christmas Day. Public holiday.

EARLY DAYS IN PAHANG. [ARTICLE]

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EARLY DAYS IN PAHANG. Clifford Reminiscences. The resignation of Sir Hush Clifford as Oovernor of the Straits Sen lem -nt and Hir*~ Commissioner of the Federated Malay State." has come as a great shock, and not leasl amon« those who will mourn his departure from Malaya are the Malays, whom

ANOTHER TIGER INCIDENT. [ARTICLE]

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ANOTHER TIGER INCIDENT. Two Men m a Tree. An alarming incident occurred on December 16th on the Sungei Patai Division of Subar Estate. Perak. when Mr. C. W. Ford and a party of Chinese coolies were attacked toy a tiger <or tigress), writes a correspondent to the Times of Malaya.

"THE BRITISH RUBBER INDUSTRY." [ARTICLE]

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"THE BRITISH RUBBER INDUSTRY." An Interesting: Daily Telegraph Supplement. The Daily Telegraph last month published very interesting supplement entitled "The British Rubber Industry." a paper of 40 pages, In which the various branches of the industry are dealt with by authoritative writers. Mr H. Eric Miller, for example, contributes an

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KELVEY'S School of DANCING CHARACTER, CLASSICAL, CLOG. EXHIBITION. BALLET, TOE and latest BALL ROOM DANCING. Madame KELVEY 8 Meyer Mansions. ALHAMBRA TO-NIGHT V Pimi O0 Carried Them yAlh Pft d»* Barrier of rTM^ .XHfCieoce j/fi i^ A Jfr£iiiHHi I V cm/ mlcTfarrcu. 1 I MARY DUNCAN I|| wAV A Thrilling

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VICTORIA J^HEATRE HOLIDAY ATTRACTIONS. DECIMBER 24th. Twice Daily, 5.15 and 9.30 p.m. Special Xmas Revival of the Film Version of Sir James Barries Famous Story. "PETER PAN" THE BOY THAT WOULD NOT GROW UP A PARAMOUNT PICTURE. PRICES $2 and $1. Children Half Price to Matinees. Date postponed of R.

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IALHAMBRAi! ♦$> Tan Chen Kee t Sole Proprietor t t To-Night, Last Night: r W^t^ V A Fox Special. A I\C Rivet* *> 5C New Programme J for the holidays, commencing Wednesday, December >,t!, ending Monday, December 30th In the Second Show at 9 p m f X THE LATEST

EEL GOBBLERS AT WORK. [ARTICLE]

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EEL GOBBLERS AT WORK. Nine Platefuls at a Sitting. "Ye Ancient Order of Eel Gobblers,' whose members recently met m Battersea for the first gobble of th«ir eighth season, are nowrecovering their normal agility. Those who think that this is a secret society with a fearful initiation ceremony and impressive

THE FRENCH ROSE TRADE CHALLENGED. [ARTICLE]

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THE FRENCH ROSE TRADE CHALLENGED. Modern Dutch Methods. Paris. A War of the Roses is raging on the Continent. The Dutch flower market is beginning very seriously to dispute the French trade m roses, the challenge being all the more grave since the Dutch flower-growing centre. Aalsmetr, is equipped with

MALAYA'S REVENUE FROM OPIUM. [ARTICLE]

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MALAYA'S REVENUE FROM OPIUM. Question m Parliament. In the House of Commons on Nov. 14 Mr. Mander asked the Under Secretary of State for the Colonies what States within the British Empire at the present time are deriving levenue from opium and to what extent? Mr luun. The :ollowing statement

£20,000 CLAIM FOR "HUMILIATION." [ARTICLE]

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£20,000 CLAIM FOR "HUMILIATION." Zeppelin Owners Sued by Would-be Passenger. Mr. Otto Hilling has instituted unusual proceedings m the Federal Court at Trenton against the Zeppelin Company, of Germany, owners of the Graf Zeppelin. The suit is for £21,800 damages, of which, he alleges, £1,800 is passage-money paid and not

CHEAP DIVORCE IN RUSSIA. [ARTICLE]

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CHEAP DIVORCE IN RUSSIA. Moscow. According to the new scales of payment for the registration of marriage, divorce, and change of name, the cost of divorce varies from two roubles (45.) for trade union members with incomes between 75 and 150 roubles, to ten roubles (£1) for non-toilers, while the

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I fl Ul OIL POSTERS— No. 16. J, A One-Man Go-operative Society, i Oar tost Pointer set forth the attractions of Oil Palm Bonds as an V tractive form of insurance. The idea is worth pursuing a little further V w ,U»m th< last tew years one of the best

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"OTOLAC" I SUPREME VARNISH VALUE. f A These varnishes are suitable for all coach work, railway and V ♦i> tramway work, petrol pumps; m fact for all work wher? only the V best will suffice. V T Remember these points and always ask for X t OTOLAC f> i ♦>

"THIS SIDE UP." [ARTICLE]

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"THIS SIDE UP." New York. Nov. 10. It has just become known that the "futurist" picture. "The Fossil Hunters." by E. W. Dickinson, a prominent American artist, which was awarded the second prize of £100 m the annual exhibition of the National Academy of Design last week, was hung sidewise

FLYING DAY BY DAY. [ARTICLE]

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FLYING DAY BY DAY. London. Nov. 28. OF late years commercial aeroplane constructors have become m the habit of looking on the Dominions and India as their main market. They have found from experience that here prospective purchasers are numerous and enthusiastic. A light aeroplane had only to be produced

FAMILY ALBUM REVIVAL. [ARTICLE]

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FAMILY ALBUM REVIVAL. Chicago. Bobbed hair and modern women's styles have restored the popularity of family photographs, and the family album is consequently coming back into public favour. This, at all events, was the contention of photographers attending the annual meeting of the Photographers' /.sscciition of America. Mr. Charles D.

Ernest Whitcombe on GOLF. [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Ernest Whitcombe on GOLF. START THE CLUB BACK SLOWLY. INHERE are instructions which the profes- sional coach may offer which, possibly, he does not appear to observe himself. One of these is to start the club back slowly. He sometimes hurries the back swing and the result is unfortunate. The

LIFE OF THE PRINCE. [ARTICLE]

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LIFE OF THE PRINCE. INTIMATE LIGHT ON HIS CHARACTER. Little-Known Incidents. To find a really new story about the Prince of Wales must be a thankless task. Somebody is bound to say he has heard it before whether he has or not. In "Edward P., a New and Intimate Life

EQUAL RIGHTS. [ARTICLE]

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EQUAL RIGHTS. BACHELOR TO CHAMPION MEN'S CAUSE. Chivalry No j Women of London, let me introduce you to Mr. Geoffrey Kimber, the bachelor who is going to protect all us downtrodden men from your subtle and enslaving wiles, (writes a Downtrodden Man m a home paper). A tough job, you

COSMOPOLITE. [ARTICLE]

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COSMOPOLITE. Synthetic Snow for Paris Ski-ers. CHRISTMAS ON THE RIVIERA. [Copyright by the Free Press and the NAN A i SINCE Paris had its own Lido there seems to be no end to the new exotic joys the Parisian may experience within the confines of his own city. In the

TO MY WIFE—HER LOVER. [ARTICLE]

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TO MY WIFE— HER LOVER. Bitter Commentary m Will of Business Man. Bitter gibes against members of his family and others with whom he had associated are contained In the will of a broker of Wall-street, New York. The will, which was only recently admitted to probate m the United

A MONUMENTAL FEAT. [ARTICLE]

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A MONUMENTAL FEAT. Woman Sets Ip \nother I 9U Hrcord One of the Rreat Am«-r thing-f or-the -first -t \nw -<>tin n just spent a nißht. ilont. Monument— a S.SOft. hißli of the "show plarrs ol Wl The keepers are MppOMd Is left behind when tin l at dusk, but

AN OPEN LETTER TO MARY PICKFORD. [ARTICLE]

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AN OPEN LETTER TO MARY PICKFORD. The Taming of the Shrew as a Talkie. Dear Mrs. Fairbanks. Let me say at once that we thfTCHHtlljF enjoyed ••The Taminc of Ihe Bbrtir* 1 at the Louoon Pavilion. It r:\i- us new pleasure to see you and Mr. PairfMaki m a picture

SILENCING THE WORST NOISE TERROR. [ARTICLE]

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SILENCING THE WORST NOISE TERROR. New Road Drill That Only Drones. Many people m London who have almost been deafened by the noise of powerful pneumatic drills outside their office windows will be more than glad to know that a silent drill has been invented. The new instrument, which weighs

HOSPITAL CRITICISED. [ARTICLE]

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HOSPITAL CRITICISED. Man Sent out with Six Ribs Fractured. Criticism ol a man's treatment at Guy's Hospital was made by the jury at a Stepney inquest on Tom Potterton, aged 77, a pencilmaker, of Copley-street, Stepney, who was knocked down by a motor-lorry outside Marklane Underground Station. He was taken

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During Mr. R. O. Winstedt's absence Mr. M. B. Shelley acts as President of Raffles Colleges whilst performing the duties of Director of Education.

LONELY BOY HERO'S LONG ORDEAL. [ARTICLE]

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LONELY BOY HERO'S LONG ORDEAL. Three Months m Irons on Bed of Pain. An eleven-year-old boy hero r> one of the toncMest creatures j.i London. He has sufleied tortures ior three months for his bravery m MVtef the life of his two-year-old brother. He has been braced m irons and

ILLNESS AND L.S.D. [ARTICLE]

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ILLNESS AND L.S.D. Judge On When You Go Abroad To Rest and When You Don't. How long should a man allow himself to recuperate after an operation for appendicitis? The question was discussed m a case at Glamorgan Assizes recently. Here are the replies A Barrister: Six or seveii weeks

HOOKED A SWAN. [ARTICLE]

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HOOKED A SWAN. Fisherman's Adventure Holds l/p Traffic On Great North Road. Fishing for pike with a rod and line m a pond at Green Hill Park. New Barnet. a man accidentally hooked a swan. The bird tugged at the line until it broke, and then made off with a

CHAMPION TYPIST. [ARTICLE]

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CHAMPION TYPIST. A London Girl's Distinction. Paris. Miss Eleanor Mitchell, of London, has won the European Typing Championship for the fifth year m succession. There were 75 entries from women and girls from all nations m Europe, but Miss Mitchell easily won the honour She also carried off the first

MAN'S 12 YEARS SENTENCE. [ARTICLE]

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MAN'S 12 YEARS SENTENCE. Sydney, Nov. 29. Sentences totalling 12 years' imprisonment were passed at Dariin^hurst Sessions to-day on Ernest Marshall Martin, carter, who, according to the police, had committed 300 crimes, including 82 safe robberies. Martin pleaded guilty to 13 charges including robbery under arms, attempted robbery under arms,

PILOT'S 1,250,000 AIR MILES. [ARTICLE]

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PILOT 'S 1,250,000 AIR MILES. Chicago. Mr. E. Hamilton Lee, air-mail pilot, has completed his 1.250,000 th mile m the air. Mr. Lee, since taking up flying sixteen years ago, has spent 12,740 hours m the air. 8.000 of which have been passed flying the air mail. He has never

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v 4 P sends greeting! to the *Z^\ v millions of users of \l Dunlop products i3UW throughout the world, Sj/V^ I an <3 gives its pledge I*/^SwV\ t i° na Dunlop quality vv^' b e maintained. V +m^^T~~~~_ J/Ir TRADE MARK a WUBSLS?Vn9P*' d^gC^ggiiMS^igg^gaT^Hggi^H H^^o^nm. til ■^■P^^nf^^BS^^^sl *^Uk^^m4^S^ igfl

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11 1 iTl^ ala ffl fi L^ Wholesale at: RENE ULLMANN "SSL^ES" w Feeling like 10 men 8c a boy especially the boy •Formerly I regarded a nerve'food on a par with goloshes, flannel next the skin and dill'water." Thus a contributor wrote m 'GoJ/mg,' June, 1926. Feeling cheap and

THE HONGKONG BANKING SENSATION. [ARTICLE]

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THE HONGKONG BANKING SENSATION. Case Against Mr. N. X. Brewer. The case against Mr. Noel Inslone Brewer, barrislei -at-l;«.w\ Hang BODgj who is charged with offencei under the Perjury and Larceny 1 Ordinances m relation to the financial affain of the Iristo'ie Hanking Corpovat.on, was coin-' meneed before Mr. A.

"DOHA"—THE HEROINE ! [ARTICLE]

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"DOHA"— THE HEROINE Pallet hv the Home Secretary's Son. Mr. John H. Cl Ties, the son of the Horn« Secretary, ha i Written a ballet. This fact is surprising In itself, but the ballet its If is a bombshell his heroine is no less a person than "Dora," the well-beloved

RESCUE OF CANADIAN MINING EXPLORERS. [ARTICLE]

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RESCUE OF CANADIAN MINING EXPLORERS. Four Aeroplanes Abandoned la Tar [\oi Ul London. Dec. 4th. Winnipeg.— Colon*] Ma-Alpine, his party and the rescuer* have arrived at the nearest railway OUtpost In Northern Manitoba with only ore casualty, namely, a case of troaeu feel In addition to two aeroplanes belonging to

THE LACKING DEFINITION. [ARTICLE]

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THE LACKING DEFINITION. The fitrrnsliig CommLssion appointed by Mr. IfaeDonald to ronsKter the licen:iing laws si home has encountered difficulty regarding thdefinition of drunkenness. This is how T. none of the Morning Post refers to the matter. No delinition there appears to be. In la\\ si least, of inebriety. The

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TO MEN AND WOMEN OF ALL AGES ESPECIALLY THOSE OVER W! >£gg. IS OLD AGE |H a disease li'R^pte REJUVENATION "-^Saj^ WITHOUT OPERATION That "Old A*»e" is susceptible to treatment, that its onslaught may be postponed, if not averted, is one of the greatest biological discoveries of this generation. It

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BABY'S ECZEMA ITGHED JERRBJf In Pimples. Was Terrible to j Look At. Cuticura Healed. "My baby was two months olu 'a hen eciema appeared on his foreheac ir. pimples. It spread all over his haad. neck, acma and limbs. He could QOt f-leep as It itched terribly, and I had

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FULNESS' after EATING ALTHOUGH nncomfbrtil le 7* «ting may seem less < tive Mm the tame d Digestive discomfort, always due to e.\> giving rise to that lickly, can avoid this and g Bisurated M«gnc ia. aad is neutral mv:; fetr disappears, and your in-after-meal fulness'— it i ly indip

MATTERS MUSLIM. [ARTICLE]

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MATTERS MUSLIM. THE PILGRIMAGE TO MECCA. Wanted— A Committee. <By Our Muslim Correspondent). The Muslim pilgrim season has already started and In due course there will be an Influx of Muslims here, especially from Java and the neighbouring islands, m order to secure passage accommodation to proceed to the Muslim

WOMAN'S THICK SKULL. [ARTICLE]

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WOMAN'S THICK SKULL. Dr. Remington Hobbs, medical superintendent of St. Mary Abbot's Hospital, Kensington, giving evidence at an inquest at the hospital said that the dead woman, aged seventynine, had a skull over an inch thick. This was roughly three times the usual thickness. "Very likely/ the doctor added, "a

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The promotion of the following officers to Class n of the Civil Service has been approved: Messrs. O. C. O. Muller, F. J. Morten, L. V. J. LavUle. R. Ingham, J. H. Pedlow. Mr. R. Bird la promoted to Claas UL

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kSOI YEARS OLD The House of Haig is 301 years old this year. No other distilling house has such a history. j /^^^K The reason of its world' '^^W. wide popularity is k^^JyHl INSIDE THE BOTTLE U*^"^Wpfj^^y *t° fi ner whisky goes E Local Agents THE ANGLOSIAM CORPORATION LTD. SINGAPORE.

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The same unique tobacco leaf State Express 999 Cigarettes 4(b^l^C^^y7^ contain that same unique /^^^fe7s*w^>^ tobacco leaf which has made /^^^^^§^4^f the increasing demand for J§||: j^ a cigarette of 555 quality at ik "^^te^^S^/ a more economical price, and are GUARANTEED to be identical with 555 m every respect

"MAD HATS." [ARTICLE]

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"MAD HATS." SHALL ETON "TOPPER" DIE Seeds of a Revolt. Is the famous tall hat of the Eton schoolboy to go? The first seeds of "revolution" have been sown by a writer m the Eton College "Chronicle." who boldly asserted that the famous hat and the equally famous tails of

SWINDLED BY HIS FRIEND. [ARTICLE]

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SWINDLED BY HIS FRIEND. Returned Prisoner Finds Strangers m Possession. Budapest. Nov. 13. One hundred and twenty Hungarian prisoners have returned to Munkacr.. now under Czech rule, from Russia. A sum of six million pengo has been voted towards th, further- n& 01 the prisoners' return by the Foreign 3ttee.

KAINFALL HERALDED BY BRASS BANDS IN SEATTLE. [ARTICLE]

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KAINFALL HERALDED BY BRASS BANDS IN SEATTLE. Drought Broken. Seattle. I?eo. ft. 3i;us bands played serenades outside the Mtwsp&per offices and peopie gathered m throng- and cheered to-day as showers broke a long drought which had seriously threatened the welfare of agriculture and business all along the Pacific coast. Meanwhile,

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WARD OFF MALA f?I A The GREAT QUICK-ACTINgIa' V THIS TABLET WILL REDUCE FEVER IN /FIV& MINUTES"— The sufferer from malaria fever is to be pitied m a few minutes with its wonderfully soothing he never knows when to expect an attack, and exhilarating influence. The realisation of To be

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Ghost:— lf only I had a I body to put it m! BOVRIL I Our famous j JO orange-smash; I! lip ij ll as smas^ e^ a^ i jfpi !k|\ I I II k'/ZMm thp drinks |i I l^^^ifi i i: !H It is pure, i■' I I i I

AIR SAFETY. [ARTICLE]

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AIR SAFETY. SATISFACTORY DECREASE IN ACCIDENTS. More Careful Pilots. t ßritish Radio Official Service.] Rugby, Dec. 21. A striking decrease m the number of accidents to Royal Air Force aircraft has resulted from the standardisation on all British service machines of the Handley Page slotted wing safety device and other

THE "ENSLAVEMENT" OF GERMANY. [ARTICLE]

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THE "ENSLAVEMENT" OF GERMANY. An Apathetic Electorate. [Reuter's Service. l Berlin, Dec. 23. Nearly 42,000,000 male and female electors were entitled yesterday to participate m the referendum on the Nationalist "Liberty Bill." This Bill (against enslavement of the German Nation), aimed at the rejection of the Young Plan and claiming

WAFDISTS WIN EGYPTIAN ELECTION. [ARTICLE]

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WAFDISTS WIN EGYPTIAN ELECTION. Overwhelming Majority. [Reuter's Service.] Cairo. Dec. 22. Two men are reported to have been killed m an election riot at Beirut m Upper Egypt. There were minor scuffles elsewhere but. compared with former general elections, yesterday's was very quiet. Though the results are not yet available

RAILWAY SMUTS NUISANCE. [ARTICLE]

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RAILWAY SMUTS NUISANCE. Attempt to Solve the Problem. Serious endeavours to solve the smoke and smuts nuisance on the F.M.S. Railways are being made by the Traffic and Construction departments. A number of locomotives are being fitted with two large steel plates, each fixed m a vertical position, so as

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I can see nothing different m myself when I put on my frock coat. Mr. George Lansbury. The Commons is an association of improvisers: all the thinking is done by officials, salaried for the purpose. Mr. Leslie HoreBelisha, M.P.

C.E.R. DISPUTE OVER. [ARTICLE]

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C.E.R. DISPUTE OVER. SINO-SOVIET PROTOCOL SIGNED. Status Quo Restored. Reuter's Service. I London, Dec. 22. The end of the Russo-Chinese conflict m Manchuria is indicated m a Moscow message which says it is announced, that M. Simanovsky and Mr. Tsai Yun-sheng. the Russian and Chinese representatives, have signed a protocol

COAL BILL ORDEAL FOR GOVERNMENT. [ARTICLE]

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COAL BILL ORDEAL FOR GOVERNMENT. Close Divisions Anticipated. [British Radio Official Service.] Rugby, Dec. 21. It is anticipated that there will be many close divisions during the committee stage m the House of Commons of the Government's Coal-mines Bill which passed its second reading by a majority of eight. The

THE TRAINED RESERVES QUESTION. [ARTICLE]

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THE TRAINED RESERVES QUESTION. Disarmament Stumbling Block. {Reuters Service. l New York, Dec, 23. According to the Washington correspondent of the Herald-Tribune the old Anglo-French difference of opinion over the counting of trained army reserves as part of a country's military strength m any land disarmament project, will be a^rain

LONDON ITALIAN ART EXHIBITION ATTRACTIONS. [ARTICLE]

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LONDON ITALIAN ART EXHIBITION ATTRACTIONS. I British Radio Official Service. I Itugby, Dec. ZZ. The transport ol the masterpieces which have been assembled at Burlington House London, for next week's exhibition of Italian art has been effected without a hitch. Most of the work- have come from Ilnly. but a

ROYAL CHRISTMAS AT SANDRINGHAM. [ARTICLE]

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ROYAL CHRISTMAS AT SANDRINGHAM. I British Radio Official Service.] Rugby. Dec. 22. The King and Queen, accompanied by their grand-daughter. Princess Elizabeth, yesterday left London for Sandringham, where Christmas will be spent. The King will return to London for the opening of the Five Power Naval Conference which will assemble

FREE TRADERS' DEPUTATION TO CHANCELLOR. [ARTICLE]

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FREE TRADERS' DEPUTATION TO CHANCELLOR. (British Radio Official Service. 1 Rugby, Dec. 22. The Chancellor of the Exchequer and the President of the Board of Trade received a deputation from the Free Trade Union yesterday. The deputation urged the importance of a reduction of tariffs, with a view to facilitating

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Woman at Shoreditch County Court: I was employed by my husband, then I married him, and now I work for him. I am afraid Mr. Baldwin will never make a great leader, as he seems to have congenital incapacity for playing a dirty game. Captain Wedwood Benn.

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TENDERS. MUNICIPALITY OF SINGAPORE. i N y7 C E hereb y «»vrn that tenders are now muted for the following materials or services and '».t particulars of such trnd.rs may be obtoir.cd m tne Tender Room, Munictp.il Offices: x: nder nntr of rjm* •apply of Portland Cement for soon the

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NOTICES. The Singapore Marine Insurance Association. The Fire Insurance Association of Malaya. Motor Insurance Association of Malaya. The Olfices of members of the above Associations will be closed for the transaction of business on December 25th and 26th. 1020, and January Ist. 1930. By Order of the Commit tcr. GATTEY

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NOTICES. EXCHANGE BANKS. It is herrby r.otiflrcl thut the Exthart?e BBABJI will be flo.vcd on: Wednesday, December 25th. Christinas Day Thursday, December 26th. Boxing IJav. PENANG TURF CLUB. NEW YEAR MEETING, 1930 UNDER S.R.A. RULES OF RACING. Ist. Day, Thursday, Jan. 9th., 1930, (8 Races), First Race 2.30 p.m. 2nd.

DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES. BIRTH. [ARTICLE]

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DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES. BIRTH. STEVENS.— At the Maternity Hospital. Singapore, on December 23rd. to Mr. and Mrs. X R. Stevens, a son.

SINGAPORE FREE PRESS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24. 1929. CAMERON'S SITES. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE FREE PRESS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24. 1929. CAMERON'S SITES. It is understood that the Straits Settlements (Singapore) Association proposes to carry the matter of Government provision of facilities for general public accommodation at Cameron's Highlands further and m this resolve we believe they will have the support of public opinion

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The Free Press will be issued as usual on December 25th., Christmas Day, but there will be no issue on the morning of December 26th. Boxing Day. Mr. W. R. Banvard writes from Rangoon that he has decided not to bring out any more theatrical companies. In connection with the

WEDDING: HUTCHINGS-MEARS. [ARTICLE]

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WEDDING: HUTCHINGS-MEARS. The wedding took place on Saturday afternoon at St. Andrew's Cathedral, the Rev. J. V. Westlake officiating, of Philip Townshend Hutchings. of Messrs. Joseph Travers and Sons Ltd., Singapore, and Kathleen Mary Meavs, of Forest Hill, London. The bride, who was given away by Mr. C. E. Collinge,

SCOUT OFFICER'S AWARDS. [ARTICLE]

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SCOUT OFFICER'S AWARDS. The following Scout Officers have been awarded the Medal of Merit for their good services to the Boy Scouts Movement: T. W. Prtns, Singapore; Enche' Mohd. Salleh b Hj. Sulaiman, Negri Sembilan; Enche' Zamul Abidin, Penang; Mr. Khoo Sin Teong, Penang. Enche' Ahmad Jalaludin, Kuala Kangsar; Mr.

CLUB STREET CASINO [ARTICLE]

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CLUB STREET CASINO CHARGE !o A yS T Qmte the Custom." The case m which ten Ch.r, charged with piayin* 1?^ house m Club Street-the tin Chong Cheng, being also ZlT^ P 4 the occupier of a common K arrT X 2 **f continued before Mr jf i hou^~* M

COMMODITY MARKET. [ARTICLE]

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COMMODITY MARKET. LONDON AND NEW YORK TIN AND RUBBER PRICES. (FREE PBBBB SERVKK. COPYRIGHT). London, Dec. 23. 5.15 p m Messrs. Lewis, Lazarus and Sons notify to-day's tin prices as follow.* Spot £178 8 16 (down £1 8 16). Foi ward £181 10 16 (down £1 10 16). The market

HAILAM COMMUNISTS IN BANGKOK. [ARTICLE]

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HAILAM COMMUNISTS IN BANGKOK. Bangkok. I** Twenty-two Hailam CommunLst. here on Sunday evening while holdim ing inside a Chinese tempi*- iiu 1 Singapore Communist

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THAT CHRISTMAS DINNER. SOUP Pale Dry Sherry. FISH Clicquot, Goulet or Bollinger Cbampagne. ENTREES Chateau Larose or Chateau Lafite Rothschild. GAME Pommard or Keaune. SWEETS Finest Sauternes. CHEESE Port. Old Brown Sherry, or Madeira. COFFEE F.O.V. Brandy— BOLS Liqueurs. "Tht Connoisseur Comes to CaldbecVs" CALDBFCK. MACGREGOR CO., LTD. {Incorporated under

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(§> i i i I I I ASPARAGUS I 3®®®®®®®®®®®®®®®®®®®®®®®®®®®®® LOOSE NUTS often cause motor-car accidents, says a writer. So do tight nuts. What about a t4 G AFL A C" MOTOR-CAR POLICY GENERAL ACCIDENT FIRE LIFE ASSURANCE CORPORATION, LIMITED Hongkong Bank Chambt-rs. Telephone 6480. I H.B. WINTER TAILOR, I

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ERNEST WHITCOMBK* GOLF LESSON. —I'aij* fc

VICEROY'S ESCAPE. [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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VICEROY'S ESCAPE. TRAIN BOMBED NEAR NEW DELHI. \ttempi to Prevent Conference. I neuter's Service! London, Dec. 23. t reported from New Delhi that a bomb viceroy's train and wrecked an empty j^taurant car. slightly injuring one atVireroy (Lord Irwim is safe. Delhi, Dec. 23. Iht train was bombed ten miles

INDIAN STATUTORY INQUIRY. [ARTICLE]

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INDIAN STATUTORY INQUIRY. Attitude of Europeans. Bombay, Dec. 13. conference of the European 5 India adopted resolutions that all important interests m I( ularly European, should be effec- >' nted on the round-table conthe Association should make the J rural interest* the main point of ng the conf e r

CHINA SEA DISASTER. [ARTICLE]

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CHINA SEA DISASTER. STEAMER LOST IN VIOLENT STORM. 250 Passengers Drowned. IReuter's Par Eastern Service] Hong Kong. Dec. 23. The small Chinese steamer Lee Cheong with Chinese officers and crew, which left Swabue <Swatow?> on Saturday afternoon for Hong Kong with 250 Chinese passenger- many of them women and children,

LABOUR EXTREMISTS REVOLT. [ARTICLE]

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LABOUR EXTREMISTS REVOLT. Left Wingers' Defiance. London, Dec. 6. The political topic this week has been the cpen defiance of Government by the left wing members of the Labour Party. The question everyone is let Ing is whether they will be expelled from the Party or will they secede to

CHINA POLICY. [ARTICLE]

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CHINA POLICY. Foreign Settlements and Troops to Go Next Year. IReuter's Far Eastern Service.] Nanking. Dec. 23. Outlining the foreign policy of the Nationalist Government for 1930 Mr. C. T. Wang declared that m the coming year the work of his Ministry will be devoted to the abolition of foreign

SIAMESE FLIGHT TO INDIA. [ARTICLE]

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SIAMESE FLIGHT TO INDIA. Three Machines Leave Don Muang. I FREE PRESS SERVICE.— COPYRIGHT 1. Bangkok, Dec. 23. Three Siamese planes, after being blessed by Buddhist monks, left this morning from Don Muang aerodrome for Delhi, via Rangoon. Bangkok, Later. The Army aeroplane flight to Delhi was interrupted owing to

INSUBORDINATE MACAO GARRISON. [ARTICLE]

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INSUBORDINATE MACAO GARRISON. Exaggerated Report of Mutiny. IReuter's Far Eastern Service.] Macao, Dec. 23. An exaggerated report is being circulated of a mutiny of the garrison here. The facts are that between 60 and 70 artillerymen, headed by a sergeant, stationed at Monte Fort, became insubordinate, demanding higher pay. The

THE TIN MERGER. [ARTICLE]

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THE TIN MERGER. (FREE PRESS SERVICE —COPYRIGHT}. London, Dec. 23. Details are announced of the merger of the London Tin Syndicate Ltd. with the Tin Selection Trust Ltd., London Malayan Tin Trust Ltd., Anglo-Bauchi Tin Dredging Co., and Mongu (Nigeria) Tin Mines Ltd. with a capital of £2,250,000. The London

MONGOL REPUBLIC [ARTICLE]

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MONGOL REPUBLIC SOVIET FOSTERING NEW DEVELOPMENT. Occupation of Hailar. [Reuter's Par Eastern Service.l Tokio, Dec. 23. The project of a new Mongol republic under Soviet encouragement m the district of Barga, reported m official despatches from Harbin and Mukden, is likely further to complicate the vexed C.E.R. situation. Apparently trustworthy

CHINESE CABLE NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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CHINESE CABLE NEWS. (By arrangement with Nanyang Siang Pau Press). Shanghai. Dec. 33. Hsiung Shih-hui has arrested three prominent members of the Westhill clique including Chutseng who fomented mutiny. The whereabouts of Tang Sun-tse are unknown. The execution of Liuhsin and Yenchen is reported at Taiyuan. A report claims that

AIRMAN'S TRAGIC BEREAVEMENT. [ARTICLE]

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AIRMAN'S TRAGIC BEREAVEMENT. Sudden Death of Capt. Chichester's Wife. [Reuter's Service.] Wellington. Dec. 23. The death occurred suddenly to-day of Mrs. Chichester. wife of Captain Chichester, who is engaged m an attempt to fly from Croydon to Australia m record time. [The latest news of the airman was contained m

U.S INDUSTRIAL DECLINE CONTINUES. [ARTICLE]

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U.S INDUSTRIAL DECLINE CONTINUES. [Reuter's Service.] Washington, Dec. 23. The Federal Reserve Board's report states that industrial production declined m November for the fifth consecutive month, but the decline m employment was less than the decline m production. The banking system is m a strong position and prepared to meet

JAPANESE STEAMER PIRATED. [ARTICLE]

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JAPANESE STEAMER PIRATED. Attacked When Aground at Whampoa River. [Reuter's Par Eastern Service.] Hong Kong, Dec. 23. The small Japanese steamer Ryujin Mara ran aground at the mouth of the Whampoa River and was attacked by pirates yesterday evening and thoroughly looted. The freebooters escaped. (Earlier cables on page 9.)

COMMONS QUESTION ON SLAVERY IN INDIA. [ARTICLE]

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COMMONS QUESTION ON SLAVERY IN INDIA. Mr. Benn's Statement. London, Dec. 16. In the House of Commons, replying to questions, Mr. Benn (Sec. -State for India) stated that the Government of India were satisfied that slavery m the ordinary sense did not exist m any Indian State. Mr. Benn saw

A STORMY WEEK-END. [ARTICLE]

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A STORMY WEEK-END. STEAMER CAPSIZES IN LOCH RYAN. Crew Saved. [British Radio— Ofr.cia' Service.] Rugjy, Dec. 23. Stormy weather during the week-end caused several casualties at sea. A small steamship, Laird's Elm, capsized m Loch Ryan near Stranraer yesterday and sank. Her captain and the crew of sixteen took to

JAPANESE CABLE NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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JAPANESE CABLE NEWS. Secession from Workers' Party. (Nanyo Nichi-Nichi Service.) Tokyo, Dec. 22. A thousand members of "Ronoto," or the Workers' and Peasants' Party of Gumma Prefecture, have seceded from the Party and join ed the Seiyukai. The deserters are said to have resented the attitude of the Party leaders.

THE MESSITER MURDER CASE. [ARTICLE]

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THE MESSITER MURDER CASE. Podmore Charged on Completing Theft Sentence. London, December 17. William Podmore was arrested while leaving Wandsworth Prison on completion of his sentence for theft and later charged at Southampton with the murder of Mr. Vivian Messiter and remanded m custody. I Podmore was arrested subsequent to

BUSY M.P.s. [ARTICLE]

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BUSY M.P.s. Full Dress Debate on Egypt. {British Radio Official Service.] Rugby. Dp; 23. For the first time for more than forty years the House of Commons will not rise for the Christmas Recess until Christmas Eve. The House will meet to-morrow at eleven m the morning. There are 98

CHINESE LABOUR TROUBLE. [ARTICLE]

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CHINESE LABOUR TROUBLE. Disturbance at ConsulateGeneral. On Saturday morning, local Haiiam rubber coolies caused a disturbance at the Chinese Consulate-General with the result that one of the demonstrators was arrested and prosecuted m the Police Court yesterday morning. It is alleged that these coolies were working m Kiang Hin Leong

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ITALIAN GIANT GOES BERSERK. [ARTICLE]

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ITALIAN GIANT GOES BERSERK. Camera's Tigerish Ferocity, The following description (by Mr. Trevor C. Wignall m the Daily Express) of the first fight between the Italian giant. Primo Camera, and Young Stribling, explains the existence of opposition to the contest m which Camera recently defeated Franz Diener, the German champion,

RUGBY TOUR IN NEW ZEALAND. [ARTICLE]

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RUGBY TOUR IN NEW ZEALAND. Preparations m the Dominion. Auckland (N.Z.). New Zealand is taking the coming tour of a British Rugby team seriously, and has just concluded a series of trials to determine the calibre of the material available. The tour of the British team, which even from this

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>^X£ OVF/? W£ WORLD! fTV Ei ?Bf Pm^« prewribed regularly I ¥\iAw iWIWQ D °ctor. the World otct for rdicvI JMSBPri Will/ sf S 01 1^ CoWi H «*fc««* Vgiffi iMjM^ Weak ChetU and Sore Tkroato. Th* BpjlfW^^^^^ our P«nctrate into innennott part* giving instant relief. =H>v. EWAfIS'

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AUCTION SALES SHERIFFS SALE. IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STRAITS SETTLEMENTS. SETTLEMENT OF SINGAPORE. Writ of Seizure and S.ile dated ltth November. 11)20 IN THE CAUSE OF Sim Ah Kow PLiim.ll versus Ong Swee Chew, Or.g Swee Oam and Ong Swee Hock Deiimd.n:ts. AUCTION SALE of All the crushed

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BEACHCOMBERS. [ARTICLE]

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BEACHCOMBERS. THEIR TRAIL OF KINDHEARTED VICTIMS. One of Them! Your trv.e Beachcomber has no conscience: he lost it, together with his pride, years ago. He leaves behind him a trail of kindhearted victims irbo, m spite of frequent, and apparently compete. disi 'lusion. remain for ever the greatest optimists m

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Blue Funnel Line i REGULAR PASSENGER CARGO SERVICES. EXPRESS SERVICE MARSEILLES. LONDON N. CONTINENT FORTNIGHTLY. WEEKLY SERVICE LONDON AND N. CONTINENT. L luice Monthly Service Liverpool and Glasgow. (Via Genoa and Havre). I Route subject to alteration without notice. WEEKLY SERVICE LONDON AND N. CONTINENT. Due Spore. TYDEUS For Marseilles,

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Ellerman Bucknall Steamship Co., Ltd. (Incorporated m England). "ELLERMAN" LINE. PASSENGER AND FREIGHT SERVICES TO UNITED KINGDOM AND CONTINENT (VIA PORTS AND SUEZ CANAL). FREIGHT SERVICE. OUTWARDS. TO HONG KONG, SHANGHAI AND JAPAN. Due Spore. s.S. CITY OP HEREFORD Jan. 10 s.s. CITY OP TOKIO Feb. 6 s.s. CITY OF

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British India and Apcar Lines. (Incorporated m England). MAIL, PASSENGER AND CARGO SERVICES. PENINSULAR AND ORIENTAL S. N. CO UNDER CONTR.ICI WITH HIS MAJESTY'S GOVER\M fNI LONDON AND FAR EAST MAIL SERVICE. OUTWARDS FROM LONDON FOR CHINA AND JAPAN. Due Tonnage. Singapore. Tonna*r s, m (f.i port. MANTUA 11,000 Dec.

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0. S. K. Line. I )rsti nations. Vessel a vessel. Arrive. Leave. v Hamburg. Bremen col ;r.- Aden, Altai M.uu Jan 15 Jan Cape Town. Montevideo |K^und-the-t Manila Maru Dec 30 Jan ::>..:■ -ts-Salaam, Durb m Maru Jan 8 Jan |Q Sumatra Maru Dec 2 6 Dee 2 a**** MeiKcnMaru

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DOLLAR STEAMSHIP LINE AMERICAN MAIL LINE TO MARSEILLES, NEW YORK AND BOSTON. IVfii SINGAPOKI and PENANt; via COLOMBO, SUEZ, PORT SAID, ALEXANDRIA, NAPLES ami GENOA. Arrive Leave Leave Arrive Singapore. Singapore. Penan?. New York. PRES. VAN BUREN m Port Dec. 26 Dec. 28 Feb 4 PRES. OARFIELD j an 6

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X P. M. KONINKLYKE PAKETVAART MAATSCHAPPIJ, (ROYAL PACKET NAVIGATION CO., OF BATAVIA LNDER CONTRACT WITH THE NETHERLANDS INDIAN GOVERNMENT. Telephone No. 3G40, with sub-connections to: Passage. Freight, Transhipment. Marine Departments and Managers desk. Representatives m the Straits Settlements (Singapore and Penanjj) of the OFFICIAL TOURIST BUIJEAI' OF JAVA. PAIIUD Tuesday,

SHIPPING NOTES. [ARTICLE]

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SHIPPING NOTES. Hong Kong is declared an infected port owing to existence of smallpox. The P. and O. Malwa has left Hong Kong, and is expected to arrive at this Port at 10 a.m. on Wednesday. She will proceed alongside the S.H.Boards Wharves on arrival. Heavy gun firing will take

ANXIOUS HOURS ON OLYMPIC. [ARTICLE]

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ANXIOUS HOURS ON OLYMPIC. Earthquake Shakes Ship. New York, Nov. 20. The earthquake which was felt along th? Atlantic coast from New York to Halifax on Monday shook the Olympic. 640 miles out at sea, from stem to stern, according to the report of her commander on the arrival of

PASSENGERS ARRIVED. [ARTICLE]

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PASSENGERS ARRIVED. Per Plancius. Mr. H. H. Prosens, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Whitney. Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Oliva. Mr. Simons. Mr. A. W. Polglase, Mr. R. S. dimming. Mr. T. H. Holyoak. Mr. and Mrs. Tan Heng Bo and two children. Miss E. Nieboer, Mr. E. A. Angulia,

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Burns Philp Line (Incorporated m Australia). FOR BRISBANE, SYDNEY AND MELBOURNE via JAVA, DARWIN AND THURSDAY ISLAND. Regular monthly sailings by the well-known steamer MARELT.A (7,375 tons) and the n:utor vessel MALABAR (4,512 tons). The s.s. MARELLA is one of the largest and finest steamers trading to Australia. Cabins de

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CO^KS WAGONS LITS [WORLD TRAVEL SERVICE] For Everything Appertaining to Travel, Banking and Freight Apply 39, Robinson Road, Singapore. Tele. 3016. I s.s. MINDEROO. Consignees of cargo per the above steamer from W. A. (arrived Dec. 13th) are hereby notified that a General Survey of all cargo landed here m

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KERR STEAMSHIP C^L 44. BEAVER STRfc-ET. NEW YORK ***Li (Incorporated m U.S.A.) POBfOUI. AGENTS. REGULAR FREIGHT SERVICE TO BOSTON, NEW YORK, PHILADELPHIA Ai BALTIMORE. I (via Sue: i. M.S. SILVERBESCH due Ja:. IJ M.S. SILVERBELLE due JfU M.S. SILVERMAPLE due Feb. 1G i a PACIFIC JAVA CALCUTTA S^Rvfpc r SINGAPORE

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MAIL DESPATCHES. BY TRAIN. Kuala Pahang, Pekan, Sungel Lembln and Kuantan (via Gemas and Jerantut) every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 6 a.m. Bangkok every Thursday 6 ajn. Kota Tinggi, Seremban, Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh, Talping, Penang and Kedah and Lower Siam 6 a.m. Kelantan every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday 6

Port and Shipping News.

JAPANESE SHIPPING. [ARTICLE]

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JAPANESE SHIPPING. Subsidised Overseas Trade. Shipping subsidies have been m existence m Japan for a considerable number of years, and, generally speaking, the tendency has been for them to increase, so that little surprise will be felt that m the latest Budget issued mi Tokyo the total to be spent

1890 PIRACY RECALLED. [ARTICLE]

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1890 PIRACY RECALLED. Old Douglas Ship's Adventure. It is a curious coincidence, (says the South China Morning Post) that the last Douglas boat to be pirated, 39 years ago, occurred on almost the same day of the year as the Haiching outrage. This was the Namoa, which was attacked and

ROYAL MAIL STEAM PACKET DIVIDEND. [ARTICLE]

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ROYAL MAIL STEAM PACKET DIVIDEND. [Reuter's Service. 1 London, Dec. 23. The Royal Mail Steam Packet Co. announce that the interest on the 4 4 per cent and s»i» per cent debentures will become payable, as usual, on January 1. The position as regards the half-yearly dividends on preference shares

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g. «l^^ A I Three years ago. ichi/e m Van- Of all the ofgMH) of the Immlv, the couver y the house physician at the livor hiis tlu lnosit »niiH»tiant boaitag c iii- lookcil upon <!»«• liile as the seat a«//,y /or />^/ limr r«/i- of the rmotkma. Keep vow

THE "LAST WORD" OF THE CROWN. [ARTICLE]

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THE "LAST WORD" OF THE CROWN. Right to be Waived by Law Officers. "Since the privilege of reply is a prerogative right of the Crown, the Law Officers are not at liberty to abandon it. I can, however, say that as at present advised neither my honourable friend the Attorney-General

Untitled [ARTICLE]

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Mr. F. J. Hubble. Accountant, of the Penang Rubber Estates Ltd.. Caledonia. Nibong Tebal, Mrs. Hubble and Mr. J. V. Robertson. M. I. Mech, E. M. I. Struct. F.. Superintending Engineers of the same ertate. were amongst the passengers arriving at Pfcnang by the Khiva Mr. A. A. Gillcjp.e. who

MAGNESIUM LIGHT FOR MARS. [ARTICLE]

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MAGNESIUM LIGHT FOR MARS. New Plan to Signal to the Red Planet. British scientists, undismayed by the failure of their colleagues m their own and other countries, are to make another attempt to open up communication with the planet Mars. Apart from other and more bizarre experiments, serious efforts have

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I When food makes I 1 no appeal! 1 A failing appetite is one of Nature's danger signals. It is a warning that all is I not well with your digestion that your r 9 system is not (teeing itself punctually and thoroughly of its daily waste. It is J

RUBBER AND TIN RETURNS. [ARTICLE]

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RUBBER AND TIN RETURNS. Katu Tin (First half December 1 Hours run 298; Cubic yards treated 75.000; Pikuls 352. Rcnong Tin (First half Deeemb?n Hours run 275; Cubic yards tie -tod 71.000; Pikuls 220. Boustcad and Co., Agents: Roebourne: 21.J44 lbs.. Totvil to date 243.631. (iuthrie and Co., Kuala Lumpur,

MALAYAN TIN SHARES IN FAVOUR. [ARTICLE]

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MALAYAN TIN SHARES IN FAVOUR. imEE PRESS SERVICE COPYRIGHT London. Dec. 22. The Evening News is recommending Malayan Tin Dredging. Southern Malayan, and Penawat. There is absolutely no prospect that inflation will he resorted to. Lord Arnold. There is no industry which gives such wide scope for employment m other

MACPHAIL'S SHARE LIST. [ARTICLE]

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MACPHAIL'S SHARE LIST. l>ec. 23rd., Closing Prices. Buyers Sellers. Ayer Weng 1 m l25 Batang Padanq 23 26 Batu Caves 05 j 10 Bukit Arangs 971., 1031.. Hitarrs 50 55 Hong Fatts 63 67 Johan Tin 32 1., 35 Kinta Tin Dred. 1 37 1 4T) KJang River 250 |#w

EXCHANGE RATES. [ARTICLE]

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EXCHANGE RATES. December 23. SELLING. London 4 months" .sight 2,3 15 32 London 3 months' sight 2j3 7jB London 60 days' sight 2|3 13 16 London 30 days* sight 2|3 25|32 London demand 2|3 3|4 London T. T. 23 11J16 Lyons and Paris demand 1431 Hamburg, demand 234 New York,

PRODUCE. [ARTICLE]

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PRODUCE. December 23 Tin 175 Tons $92.00 Gambler 9.50 Pepper White 69 Pepper Black 43 Flake Tapioca 5. 50 Pearl Sago Small 8.00 Copra Sunclried 9. 40 Rice. Anam No. 2 250 Rice Liang Hin Chan Hafk Red Eagle iNewi g3O Rice. Siam old No. 1. 330 Rice. Rangoon Bintan

TRADE AND COMMERCE. [ARTICLE]

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TRADE AND COMMERCE. ROSE MACPHAIL PENMAN LTD'S REPORT. Singapore, Dec. 23. Rubber.— London 7 13 16d. 1 16 d down 4 p.m. Price (London Std.c Spot 25... S.S. R.S.S. on Tender Ja:i. 26. Feb. 26',.. Jan-March 26 S. April-June 28. Quiet, dull. Tin. London. No price. Mining.— Steady. Sungei Ways

PULAU BULANG REPORT. [ARTICLE]

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PULAU BULANG REPORT. The following is the annual report of the Directors of Pulau Bulang Rubber Company to shai eholders, for the annual meeting on Dec. 30th. at noon at Harrisons. Barker and Company's office,. It is regretted that the Estate has again made a lo3s on the roar's working

RATRUT BASIN TIN. [ARTICLE]

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RATRUT BASIN TIN. Messrs. Boustcad and Co., Pen;;n;i. ha\e received the followir.R telegram from the Ratrut Basin Company. Sydne\ "After further consideration Dtart m have decided that before pnxeedmn with scheme to issue preference ihares wtfHnwl In notice published end last month they will c:i'A mr.-t--m* debenture holders m early

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RUBBER ASSOCIATION. [ARTICLE]

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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RUBBER ASSOCIATION. December 23rd., 12 oYlo< k noon. Buyers Sellers R S.S cqu;il lo Loidnn Standard. Spot _'.">'. 2."> '4 Standard R.SS. on Trader JMMMTJT lv; M*t February 26 Jan nary -Ma rrli M 21 Apiil-Jui.. \>h l»8'« Tone of Market Quiet. Latest Cable London Spot sheerl

FRASER'S SHARE LIST. [ARTICLE]

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FRASER'S SHARE LIST. High wages should rest upon high production. Mr. Andrew Williamson. Buyers Sellers. Hong Kong Tin (te) 17s fid ]'!> <\a rd. Johan Tin «.20» 30 :*:i KHHtlfhrtl <ls (Jd) 5s 3c! 6., 3d prera. Penawat <$ > 77 8l! Pt-taling isli 5.40 Ml Puchong IUIIIN Pungah (£>

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ASSETS EXCEED $10,000,000 ASSURANCE IN FORCE OVER 5,5,000,000 THE GREAT EASTERN LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY, UMTTED (Incorporated m Straits Settlements). Assurance Companies Act ATTRACTIVE PLANS OF ASSI RANCE. >' AGENIS WANTED. S o Cr v a xmv Managing Director G C KN X HORACE W. RAPER. A. ROBINSON^F. I. A. INSURANCE.

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BANKING. HONGKONG AND SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION. i. »rporated m Hong Kong). HELli> OFFICE: H~NG KONG. Vuthorfc>,d Capital $50,00 3,000 JSUfcd and fully paid up $20,000,000 -teaerve Fund Sterling 6,000,000 Silver $14,000,000 Reserve Liability of Proprietors $20,000,000 COURT OF DIRECTORS W. U. Beli, L»q., Chairman. J. A. Plummer, Esq., Deputy Chairman.

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BANKING. MERCANTILE BANK OF INDIA, LTD. (Incorporated m England). Capital £3,000,00'> Subscribed 1,800,000 aid-up 1,050,000 Reserve Fund and Rest 1,612,046 BOARD OF DIRECTORS. J. M. Ryrie, Esq., Chairman. P. R. Chalmers Esq. Charles J. Hambro EBq J. O. Robinson, Esq. W. H. Shelford, Esq. Sir Thomas Catto, Bart. LONDON BANKERS:

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ROYAL EXCHANGE ASSURANCE. (Incorporated m England by Royal Charter A.D. 1720) FIRE MOTOR CAR MARINE. Fidelity Guarantee— Administration Bonds. Singapore Representatives.— Messrs. BARLOW CO., Messrs. HARRISONS, BARKER CO., LTD. CHARTERED BANK CHAMBERS (Ist floor). A. GORDON LEE, Resident Manager.

MALAYAN TURF. [ARTICLE]

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MALAYAN TURF. MORE OF THE "FETTERS OF SINGAPORE." Separate Association Proposed. There was some lively discussion at the annual meeting of the Selangor Turf Club m Kuala Lumpur on Friday, some of the members showing great restiveness under the cost of stipendiary officials and others resenting the attachment to the

SUNDAY'S YACHTING. [ARTICLE]

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SUNDAY'S YACHTING. GOOD RACING FOR CLUB TROPHY. Storm That Came Too Late. A turn-out of six "A" class yachts made a capital start at 10 a.m. on Sunday to race for a Club Trophy; this being the second of series of three races for this prize. The wind as is

RACE COURSE GOLF CLUB. [ARTICLE]

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RACE COURSE GOLF CLUB. The December monthly medal was played for on Saturday and Sunday and resulted as follows T. Morita All square. E. Uo 1 down. C. A. R. Bateman 1 E. van der Beck 3 W. Moore 4 Captain's Cup. First Round. E. C. van der Beck beat

HOCKEY. [ARTICLE]

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HOCKEY. ANOTHER WIN FOR Borneo and Bousteads Lose. S.R.C 5: B. and B 3. The S.R.C. did not have things entirely their own way when they met a team from the Borneo Company and Boustead's on the Padang yesterday afternoon. The Club were much superior m attack, their combination being

S.C.C. AND Y.M.C.A. DRAW. [ARTICLE]

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S.C.C. AND Y.M.C.A. DRAW. The S.C.C. second team were at home to the V.M.C.A. yesterday afternoon, a rather scrappy game resulting m a draw of one goal all. There was no scoring m the first half. The V.M.C.A. drew first blood m the second half and it was only m

S.C.C. BILLIARDS. [ARTICLE]

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S.C.C. BILLIARDS. C L. Wyatt Wins the Championship. After a very close and interesting game, although breaks were small, C. L. Wyatt won the billiards championship (Farrer Cup) at the S.C.C. last night, beating H. J. Frewin by 24 m a game of 350 up. Frewin held a slight lead

STRAITS RACING ASSOCIATION. [ARTICLE]

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STRAITS RACING ASSOCIATION. Classification of Horses and Ponies. List No 3. Amendment No. 1. issued December 23rd, 1929. HORSES. Transfers. Dame Fashion from Class 2 to Class 3. Battlemagne from Class 3 to Class 4. Kingswear from Class 3 to Class 4. True Blue from Class 5 to Class 4.

NEW RACE COURSE. [ARTICLE]

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NEW RACE COURSE. The Turf Club Committee invite the attendance of the Members of the Singapore Turf Club to view the site for the new Race Course and the work which is at present m progress. The present entrance to the site is opposite the junction of the Holland and

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After scores of basket ball competitions between local Chinese schools and athletic bodies for a trophy offered by the Nanyang Chinese Students' Society, the team of the Chinese High School claims the championship. The last game was played on Sunday afternoon al the Chinese Girls' Athletic School, m which the

HOME FOOTBALL. [ARTICLE]

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HOME FOOTBALL. DECLINE OF SUNDERLAND AND GRIMSBY. Manchester Further Ahead. Present positions m the English and Scottish Leagues are as follow: Goals. P. W. L. D. F. A. Pts. Manchester City 19 12 3 4 49 31 28 Derby County 20 11 5 4 40 35 26 Sheffield Wed. 18

CHRISTMAS AT THE SWIMMING CLUB. [ARTICLE]

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CHRISTMAS AT THE SWIMMING CLUB. Invitation to Ladies a Mistake! Owing to a mistake on the part of the office staff of the Swimming Club, invitation cards to the Christmas Tiffin were inadvertently sent to the honorary lady members, who are kindly requested to note that the Swimming Club is

JOHORE RUGBY. [ARTICLE]

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JOHORE RUGBY. Allen will probably take the place of Cuscaden m South Johore's forward line m the tournament match against the Public Services to-day. Owing to business. Cairns will be unable to fill the full-back position m Johore's State match with the United Services on December 3 1st. His place

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