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The Straits Times, 15 November 1939

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The Straits Times [ESTABLISHED NEARLY k CENTURY.] MALAYA'S LEADING NEWSPAPER— LARGEST NET SALES 16 pa(;es SINGAPORE, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1939. I'ItICE 5 CENTS The Straits Times 16 PAGES SINGAPORE, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1939. PRICE 5 CENTS

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IN MEMORIAM [OBITUARY]

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IN MEMORIAM MOREY. In loving memory of my darling son John .Joseph i Jack i Morey who passed away on the November :5, 1931. God takes our loved ones from our homes but never from our hearts. God Mm you.

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SINGAPORE STOCK AND SHARE PRICES [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE STOCK AND SHARE PRICES Fraser And Co's List oujers aciic.s Ampat Tin i4si 4s 9d 5s 3d Austral Amal. (5s) 6s 6d 7s A astral Malay 37s 39s Ayer Hitam (5s) 24s 9d 26s c.d. Ayer Weng ($1) .90 .95 Bangrin Tin 23s 24s Batu Selangor ($1) 1.65 1.70

LYALL AND EVATT'S DAILY QUOTATIONS [ARTICLE]

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LYALL AND EVATT'S DAILY QUOTATIONS Singapore, MINING Ampats Austral Amalg Bat u Selangors Hong Fatts JelcbUi Kampong Lanjuts K. Kamuntlng Kamuntings Kinta Kellas Klang Rivers Krarr.at s Kuchals Laruts Lukuts Petalings Pungahs Putehs Pahanes Rawang Concession Keiionga Rantaus Srlayangs Sione Southern Kintas Sunt'ci Kintas Sungel Luas Sungci Ways Takuapa Temoh

GOVERNMENT TO HELP EXPORTS [ARTICLE]

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GOVERNMENT TO HELP EXPORTS SUPPLY OF MATERIALS DISCUSSIONS WITH INDUSTRY TPHE Board of Trade Is opening dis- cushions with representatives of major exporting industries in order to facilitate their operations, especially their purchases of raw materials. In certain cases applications have been received for licenses to export to neutral countries

COMMODITIES AND EXCHANGES [ARTICLE]

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COMMODITIES AND EXCHANGES (From Our Own Correspondent) London, Nov. 14. r>OMMODITV and Exchange markets closed as follows with previous quotations ln parenthesis: RUBBEK: Dull. Spot: 11 1 I6d. U 3 16d. m'. B d. ll^d.) December: lid. U'.sd. (ll^d. 11 3 16 d.) Jan.-Mar.: 11 l I6d IP-id, mid. ll'id.)

FRASER & COMPANY LIST OF CURRENT DIVIDENDS [ARTICLE]

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FRASER COMPANY LIST OF CURRENT DIVIDENDS Company Dividend Close TIN L. Hitam 10% .ess tax Nov. 8 'elebu 5% CiiRla Lumpur Tin Is. tuchai 15% final Nov. 15 do 5% tot Nov. 15 ingul 5% final Nov. 20 .ukut 6% •ahang Consol 10% Oct. 3 lahman Hyd 2»,4% tot Nov.

London Stock Exchange [ARTICLE]

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London Stock Exchange .ondon, Nov. 14. QN the Stock Exchange to-day Hoit.o mdustrials provided the best feature owing to several satisfactory dividends. Bass wma very prominent, advancing from 115s. 6d. to 1235. on the maintenance of a total distil* bution for the year at 25 per cent. Other grovps were

GERMANY'S SHORTAGE OF GOLD [ARTICLE]

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GERMANY'S SHORTAGE OF GOLD Soviet Shipment Not A Loan THE announcement thfU the SOTiel has transferred 17 2 tons of gold —equivalent to about X 4, 7 50, 000— t0 Berlin has naturally aroused considerable speculation in London. It is stressed, however, that there is no reason to suppose that

TIDE TABLES SINGAPORE [ARTICLE]

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TIDE TABLES SINGAPORE ro-Oay B. W. 1.09 a.m. 8.7 It.: 12.26 o.m 9.6 ft. L W. 6.33 a.m. 4 ft.. 7.12 p.m. 0.7 It To-morrow H. W. 1.46 a.m. B.4fc: 1.04 p.m. 9.3 ft. L. W 7.C5 a.m. 4.3 ft.: 7.48 p.m. 1.3 fl. Friday. Nov. 17 H. W. 2.26

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FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL NEWS

AROUND THE MARKETS [ARTICLE]

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AROUND THE MARKETS Tin Shares Firmer Rubbers Difficult To Find Our linii-.iiial C.irrespuiidcnt Singapore, Nov. 13 LOCAL holiday.; h:\ve interrupLed business and at the opening this morning the market Is a llttls hesitant. i. hnvevvr again considerable support coming lrom London for sterling tin shares and Ihis should have Lhe

SINGAPORE PRODUCE PRICES [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE PRODUCE PRICES SißgapiH-r. Nov. 15, noon Buyer? Sellers Gambier '-50 Hamburg Cube $14 00 Java Cube *12 00 Pepper White Muntok $15.50 White $15.00 Black 850 Copra Mixed J3.35 Sun Dried $3.70 Sago Flour No 1 Lingga 3 ■'■> io.'u Fail 4 15.50 Saravak $6.00 Jelotona Paleir.Uaug $12.00 Baiij.i

SUNNYSIDE RUBBER PAYS 6 PER CENT. [ARTICLE]

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SUNNYSIDE RUBBER PAYS 6 PER CENT. Whole Estate To Be Manured Annually A NET profit of $11,209 was earned by Sunnyside Rubber Co., Ltd., in the year ended July 31. To this has been added ."52,631 brought forward from 1938, making $13,840. Interim dividends totalling 6 per cent, were paid

NO COAL STRIKES DURING THE WAR [ARTICLE]

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NO COAL STRIKES DURING THE WAR London, Nov. 14. MINE OWNERS and miners' representatives at a meeting at Manchester agreed to have no strikes or lockouts in the Lancashire and Cheshire coal industry during the war and for six months afterwards. Renter.

Polish Gold In France [ARTICLE]

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Polish Gold In France £21,000,000 Taken By Road, Rail And Ship POLAND'S gold reserve, amounting to more than £21,000 000, is now safe In the coffers of the Bank of France. It was in the vaults of the Bank of Poland at Warsaw when the evacuation of the Polish capital

COMMODITY RISKS' PREMIUMS [ARTICLE]

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COMMODITY RISKS' PREMIUMS Total Of £13,300,000 THE total amount of premiums paid to Monday last on Commodity stocks under the War Risks Insurance Act 1939 was £13,300,000. Mr. Oliver Stanley (President of the Board of Trade) gave this information in the House of Commons on Oct. 24. Although it is

EXCHANGES [ARTICLE]

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EXCHANGES Tlie following are the excte^e tat^o this morning according to the dally clrculai issued by the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation:— SELLING London T.I 1/4 l 16 London demand 2/4 1/16 Rate for freight 2 4'# Lyons demand 2050 Switzerland demand *!07 Hamburg demand New York demand 46 13/16

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RUBBER ASSN. [ARTICLE]

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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RUBBER ASSN. Wednesday, Nov. IS, noon. Bayers Sellers Prices Prices No. IX R.S.S. (Spot loose) 38! j 38 i No. IX K.S.S. f.o.b. In cases November M*s 3» G.F.A.Q. B S.S. fob. in Dales November 38 38 i F.A.Q. K.S.S. f.0.t0. in bales November 37 Vs 37^i

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SUN FO'S VISIT TO LONDON HAS GOOD EFFECT [ARTICLE]

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SUN FO'S VISIT TO LONDON HAS GOOD EFFECT Chinese Circles Pleased With Results Of Mission London, Nov. 14. circles in London ar<j much pleased with the results of w the visit to London of Dr. Su n Fo, son of Dr. Sun Vat-sen, which they are convinced has had an

Why Troops Will Leave N. China [ARTICLE]

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Why Troops Will Leave N. China Recent Floods Held To Be A Reason London, Nov. 14THE Daily Telegraph's political correspondent learns that the decision to withdraw a number of British troops from North China refers only to Tientsin. One of the reasons for this is the flooding in the Tientsin

No Pressure Brought By The Japanese [ARTICLE]

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No Pressure Brought By The Japanese Shanghai, Nov. 14. ALTHOUGH some such move was generally anticipated, the announcement of the proposed withdrawal of the British and French troops from North China has caused great interest. Tlie newspapers gi^e the news under banner headlines. The Japanese Army and Embassy spokesmen, questioned

BRITISH POLICY IN FAR EAST [ARTICLE]

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BRITISH POLICY IN FAR EAST "We Stand Side By Side With America" London, Nov. 14. DRITISH policy in the Far East Is the subject of a letter to The Times to-day signed by Mr. A. D. Lindsay, Sir William Beveridge, Mr. W. D. Ross and Mr. John Lowe. After expressing

NEW PRIVY COUNCIL APPOINTMENT [ARTICLE]

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NEW PRIVY COUNCIL APPOINTMENT London. Nov. 14. IT is announced that the King hzs approved the appointment of Mr. Justice Nicolas Jacobus De Wet, Chief Justice of the Union of South Africa, to be a member of the Privy Council. It Is interesting to note that Mr. Justice De Wet

LATVIA BANS ALIENS FROM BORDER AREA [ARTICLE]

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LATVIA BANS ALIENS FROM BORDER AREA Berlin, Nov. 14. r[E official German news agency states that a decree issued in Latvia forbids all foreigners and persons without nationality to stay without a special permit in six cities and districts, including Riga, or a zone seven miles deep along the Russian

Important Talks In Chungking [ARTICLE]

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Important Talks In Chungking Chungking, Nov. 14. IMPORTANT ISSUES, particularly the question of the establishment of a constitutional government, are awaiting decision at the sixth plenary session of the Central Executive Committee and the Control Committee of the Kuomintang, now meeting in Chungking. It is believed that proposals adopted at

British Trade With Russia & Spain [ARTICLE]

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British Trade With Russia Spain IT IS LEARNED that Great Britain has. now submitted to the Soviet authorities a list of the goods she is willing to sell to Russia. This is in connection with the preliminary Anglo-Soviet trade talks which have been going on In London for seme time.

Untitled [ARTICLE]

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London, Nov. 14. A STANDING committee of representatives of boat-owners, employees and Government departments has been set up to advise the Minister of Fisheries and the Secretary for Scotland on matters relating to the production side of the fishing industry.—British Wlieleu.

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The Straits Times SINGAPORE, WEDNESDAY, NOV. 15, 1939. Frightfulness [ARTICLE]

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The S traits Times SINGAPORE, WEDNESDAY, NOV. 15, 1939. Frightfulness We quoted in a recent leading article a remark by Mr. H. V. Hodson to the effect that Great Britain has lagged behind in the war of propaganda that burst upon the world with the improvement in radio transmission because

Letters To The Editor

MR. S. W. JONES [LETTER]

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MR. S. W. JONES New Colonial Secretary Welcomed To the Editor of the Straits Times Sir,— Mr. S. W. Jones's appointment to the post of Colonial Secretary of the Straits Settlements in succession to Sir Alexander Small will be welcomed In many quarters. Mr. Jones has many excellent qualities in

AUTOJITTERBUGS [LETTER]

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AUTOJITTERBUGS "Air Of Lordly Disdain" When Overtaken To the Editor of the Straus Times Sir.— What always tickles me about the Autojitterbugs is the air of lordly disdain with which they look down their noses at anyone who has the presumption to wish to overtake them. Their want of manners

THE SIRDHANA [LETTER]

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THE SIRDHANA Regular Convoy System Suggested To the Editor of the Straus Times Sir,— Without wishing to be unduly wise after the event, can any of your Naval readers explain to me why all i vessels arriving at or leaving Singapore should not be escorted beyond the danger zone to

CHINESE CUSTOMS [LETTER]

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CHINESE CUSTOMS Division Between Straits-Born And China-Born To the Editor of the Straits Times Sir,— "Sine Ira" has written one of the most thought-provoking letters I have read In the Straits Times for a long time. If you look at the Chinese problem in Malaya as a whole, you will

THE HAINANESE [LETTER]

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THE HAINANESE "Sine Ira" Surprised By Criticism To the Editor of the Straits Times Sir,— I am surprised at the letter ol "Interested Reader." What are the "false impressions likely to be created" by my letter? I do not indulge in flights of fancy, nor do I wish to be

Last Letter In Education Controversy [LETTER]

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Last Letter In Education Controversy To the Editor of the Straits Times Sir,— lt is deplorable to note from thft letters by "Sine Ira" and "Disappointed Compatriot" that they have been treated with contempt and coldness by Chinese-educated Hainanese. Their complaints may be true, but there is a Chinese proverb

WAR OF REVENGE [LETTER]

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WAR OF REVENGE Experience In Germany In 1929 To the Editor of the Straits Times Sir,— Your correspondent "Rationalist" apparently has read a few of the many books In which the Nazi mentality and the German nation's adoption of its objects and methods are analyzed and explained. That the humiliation

MALAY SAILORS [LETTER]

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MALAY SAILORS Thanks For Gifts To S.S.R.N.V.R. To the Editor of the Straits Times Sir, May I be permitted to express through your columns my thanks to Tengku Ahmad Zainal Abidin for a generous gift of money for providing comforts for the Malay ratings of th» S.S. R.N.V.R.. now serving

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RHINE FLOOD HOLDING UP GERMAN OFFENSIVE [ARTICLE]

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RHINE FLOOD HOLDING UP GERMAN OFFENSIVE Threat To Holland Belgium Not Ended HITLER FEARS COUP ATTEMPT BY HIS ARMY CHIEFS Arrest Of Former C.-in-C. High Nazis Reported THE Rhine is well in flood and this is acting as a brake uyon German military plans, but their concentration in this trea

French Gunners' Accuracy [ARTICLE]

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French Gunners' Accuracy 1 DESCRIBING the work oi the French j artillery at the Western Front. the British Broadcasting Corporation's observer at the front line declar3d in a broadcast last night, "I can vouch for the extreme accuracy of the French lire." He related how he lay on his stomach

GERMAN PLANES OVER BELGIUM [ARTICLE]

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GERMAN PLANES OVER BELGIUM London, Nov. 14. IT b learned in well-Informed Belgian cir■Us that no German aeroplanes have Jlown over B:lgium or otherwise infringed B-lgian neutrality since protest on this subject v.as made to the German Government c-.i njv 3.— Reufr.

SPAIN RAISES 62 SHIPS SUNK IN CIVIL WAR [ARTICLE]

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SPAIN RAISES 62 SHIPS SUNK IN CIVIL WAR Rome Nov. 15. SIXTY-TWO merchantmen, which were sunk in Spanish ports during the civil war, have been raised, according *o a Madrid telegram Reuter.

HITLER'S "NO" TO PEACE [ARTICLE]

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HITLER'S "NO" TO PEACE Reply To BelgoDutch Offer London, Nov. 15. IT is stated that the German reply to the peace appeal by Queen Wilhelmina and King Leopftld was handed to the Dutch and Belgian ministers in Berlin yesterday afternoon. The text has not yet been officially disclosed but the

India Better Prepared Than In 1914 [ARTICLE]

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India Better Prepared Than In 1914 London, Nov. 14. HOWEVER stern and prolonged the war, India is far better prepared to meet it than in 1914," declared Sir Frank Noyce, a former member of the Viceroy's council, addressing the East India Association to-day. Sir Frank said that the scale of

Untitled [ARTICLE]

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3erlin, Nov. 14. SOVIET troops have begun marching into Lithuania, in accordance with the treaty signed recently, states a jerman dlspatcn from Kaunas. The total of Soviet troops to be garrisoned in Lithuania will not exceed 20.000. Reuter.

WARSHIP HITS MINE & SINKS [ARTICLE]

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WARSHIP HITS MINE SINKS First To Be Lost In The War A BRITISH destroyer has been lost through striking a mine, the Admiralty announced last night. One man is dead, six are missing and three officers and 12 ratings were injured. More than 70 members of the crew were picked

RUSSIAN FODDER FOR REICH HELD UP [ARTICLE]

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RUSSIAN FODDER FOR REICH HELD UP Two Nations' Transport Difficulties London, Nov. 15. THE delivery of 1.000,000 tons ol 1 fodder by Russia to Germany has been held up owing to the inability of either country to release the 100,000 railway trucks required for the purpose, says Reuter's chief diplomatic

"TRIED TO PREVENT WAR"— LORD ROTHERMERE [ARTICLE]

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TRIED TO PREVENT WAR"— LORD ROTHERMERE London, Nov. 14. DURING the fourth day's hearing of Princess Hohenlohe's action against Lord Rothetmere, proprietor of the Daily Mail, for alleged breach of contract, Mr. G. H. Beyfus, counsel for the Princess, showed Lord Rothermere a letter which was not made public, and

Finland Makes Preparations [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Finland Makes Preparations Finland has been making full preparations for an enemy ARP work in Helsinki is well advanced. Picture shows an official building in Helsinki being sandbagged.

RED PLANES FIRED UPON [ARTICLE]

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RED PLANES FIRED UPON Finnish Border Violated Stockholm, Nov. 14. SOVIET aircraft which are alleged to be continually flying over Finnish Karelia, opposite Leningrad, have been subjected to machine-gun fire, according to the Helsinki correspondent of the newspaper Aftonbladet. Commenting on the breakdown of the Finnish-Soviet talks in Moscow, the

Sunken Ship Wrecks Three Vessels [ARTICLE]

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Sunken Ship Wrecks Three Vessels London. Nov. 14. AFTER having been out for 17 hours, an East coast lifeboat returned to the station to-day with 46 men rescued from two British ships, both of which had struck the submerged w<ckage of a steamer sunk off the ciast a fortnight ago.

IMPERIAL PILOTS FREED BY JAPANESE [ARTICLE]

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IMPERIAL PILOTS FREED BY JAPANESE Canton, Nov. 15. MESSRS. Wilson and Raeburn. pilots of the imperial Airways aircraft Dardanus. which was forced down by the Japanese at Waichow Island on Nov 8, were handed over to the British Consular authorities yesterday and are probably leaving for Hong Kong tO 'Th°e

JAPANESE ATTACKS REPULSED [ARTICLE]

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JAPANESE ATTACKS REPULSED Chungking, Nov. 15. SINO- JAPANESE fighting during the past week was mainly confined to Japanese attempts to capture the bales of Chinese mobile units operating in the provinces of Shawl, Hupeh, Shensi, Kiangsu and Anhwei, said the Chinese military spokesman- to-day_ He claimed that all Japanese attacks

TIENTSIN BLOCKADE NOW A "RACKET" [ARTICLE]

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TIENTSIN BLOCKADE NOW A "RACKET" Peiping, Nov. 14. TRAVELLERS state that the Japanese have tightened the restrictions and barriers to the British concession in Tientsin. The blockade, which was begun several months ago, has developed tnto a Reliable sources report that prices for quick passage varies from a few cents

JEWS' ILLEGAL ENTRY INTO PALESTINE [ARTICLE]

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JEWS' ILLEGAL ENTRY INTO PALESTINE Jerusalem, Nov. 14. ABOUT 500 Jewish refugees, mostly from Hungary, got ashore today in small boats near Tel-aviv. They had sailed from Varna (Bulgaria^ a fortnight ago. This Is the first illegal landing of Jews in Palestine -ince the war began.— Reuter.

Unrationed Christmas Likely In Britain London, Nov. 15. [ARTICLE]

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Unrationed Christmas Likely In Britain London, Nov. 15. IT is noio possible that the rationing of butter and'^acon will be postponed until the New Year, providing there is no unexpected happening to compel earlier introduction of the scheme. Hence Britain hopes for an unratione- 1 Christmas.— Reuter.

Limited National Emergency In U.S. [ARTICLE]

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Limited National Emergency In U.S. Washington, Nov. 14. PRESIDENT Roosevelt has transmitted to Mr. E. T. Taylor, chairman of the House Appropriation Committee a request lor $271,000,000 to finance the army, navy, marine corps, coast guard and the Federal Bureau of Information. This has been done in accordance with the

AIRMEN'S GALLANTRY REWARDED [ARTICLE]

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AIRMEN'S GALLANTRY REWARDED London, Nov. 15. TWO gallant deeds have earned the Officership of the Order of the British Empire military division), reports Reuter. Flying Officer R. C. Gravely showed total disregard for his own safety when the enemy shot down his aircraft, which crashed in He pulled the wounded

FURTHER AIR ACTIVITY [ARTICLE]

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FURTHER AIR ACTIVITY New Raid Near Paris Repulsed THERE was great patrol activity, 1 particularly east of 'the Saarc, says last night's French war communique. The noise of gunfire over the Pans mgion was again heard in the suburbs Shortly after noon yesterday. No siren were sounded. Anti-aircraft fire was

SOVIET TIGHTENS RELIGION BAN [ARTICLE]

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SOVIET TIGHTENS RELIGION BAN London, Nov. 14. 'THE latest developments in Russia show increased anti-religious activity, according to the Vatican wire16SS It is stated that religious gatherings Df children are absolutely forbidden ;nd those responsible for such gatherings are severely punished. Judge have been ordered to impose the death penalty

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RENEWAL OF TRAVEL FACILITIES FOR HAJ? [ARTICLE]

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RENEWAL OF TRAVEL FACILITIES FOR HAJ? Colony Government Promises Answer In Near Future SOME INDIVIDUALS HAVE LEFT FOR MECCA SINCE WAR P VERY effort to obtain a restoration of travelling facilities for the pilgrimage to Mecca, which have been interrupted owing to the war, is being made by Mohammedan leaders

MUNICIPAL RECITALS [ARTICLE]

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MUNICIPAL RECITALS Profits Will Go To Patriotic Fund *TAE Singapore Municipal Comtnis- sioners have decided that from now until the end of the war. or until the time when further funds are no longer required, all takings at the monthly organ recitals both Sunday evenings and Friday afternoons Will be

LIVESTOCK & MALAYAN PLANT POISONS [ARTICLE]

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LIVESTOCK MALAYAN PLANT POISONS From Our Own Correspondent* Kuala Lumpur, Nov. 14. •TME annual report of the Veterinary 1 Department ?or 1938 reveals that last year about 147 species of plants In 37 natural orders werp listed as deflnttely or dcubttuily toxic to HvestocK. This survey was in connection with

GREAT SUCCESS OF CONVOY SYSTEM [ARTICLE]

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GREAT SUCCESS OF CONVOY SYSTEM London Nov 15 Cm JOHN GILMOUH made his first :> Mi in the House of Commons as' Mini i of Shipping yesterday when he l replu' I to a d?bate on shipping. Sir John announced that, so far. out of' 3.070 .-hip., ccnvoved only seven

LOCAL TALENT IN PLAY FOR MICROPHONE [ARTICLE]

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LOCAL TALENT IN PLAY FOR MICROPHONE F i COME of Singapore's best dramatic ■M talent will be gathered before the microphone this evening for the 8M.8.C. broadcast of a radio play, "Dead Letter." the original of which was written by Thelma Faulkner, uuthor of the London stage show "Curry Tiffin."

KUOMINTANG PARLEY [ARTICLE]

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KUOMINTANG PARLEY r Chungking. Nov. 15. IE first formal business meeting of the sixth plenary session of the Central Executive Committee of the Kuomintar.g was held yesterday afternoon, when various ministers reported on the affairs of their departments and sub-committees for the examination of proposals were appointed.—Reuter.

New Efforts To Increase Fresh Milk Supplies [ARTICLE]

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New Efforts To Increase Fresh Milk Supplies (From Our Own Correspondent) Kuala Lumpur, Nov. 14. IN view of the higher prices of tinned milk as a result of the war, efforts are being made to increase the production of more fresh milk. The annual report of the Veterinary Department for

PIG-REARING ON ESTATES [ARTICLE]

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PIG-REARING ON ESTATES Tamil Labourers' Growing Interest SITIAWAN AREA'S IPOH MARKET (From Our Own Correspondent) Kuala Lumpur, Nov. 14. IN the Sitiawan district of Perak the practice of pig-rearing, which is confined mainly to Chinese in other parts of the country, has been taken up by Tamil labourers on estates

SAWMILL STRIKE CONTINUES [ARTICLE]

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SAWMILL STRIKE CONTINUES THE strike of some 1,500 sawyers and timber carriers at Singapore's 12 sawmills, situated in the Kallang arid Rochore Canal districts, still continues. The sawmills have been at a standstill now for two weeks and conferences have failed to produce a settlement. The men seek a 30

"WHEN TO-MORROW COMES" [ARTICLE]

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"WHEN TO-MORROW COMES" "When To-morrow Comes" (Charles Buyer and Irene Dunne). Universal. At the Pavilion. INTEREST never flags in this absorb- ing problem play, in which Charles Boyer and Irene Dunne are given full scope to display first rate acting. It is good entertainment. The newsreel shows a German bomber

RITZ BROTHERS AGAIN [ARTICLE]

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RITZ BROTHERS AGAIN "The Gorilla" (The Ritz Brothers, Anita Louise, Patsy Kelly, Bela Lugosi, Lionel At will"). 20 th Century Fox. At the Capitol. THE Ritz Brothers are good fare 1 while the holiday mood lasts. They are in burlesque again, as a trio of pseudo-detectives stalking a murderer in

Gas Mask Drill In The Navy [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Gas Mask Drill In The Navy Sailors aboard a British warship earning out six-inch gun dill while wearing their gas masks, during training at a naval port.

BLACK-OUT & CURFEW TO-MORROW [ARTICLE]

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BLACK-OUT CURFEW TO-MORROW All A.R.P. Services To Take Part In Biggest Practice TO-MORROW Singapore will have its biggest black-out practice yet. Both for the public and the A.R.P. organization, this will be the most thorough rehearsal of air raid precautions that has been staged in Singapore, with a period of

OFFICER'S FIANCEE [ARTICLE]

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OFFICER'S FIANCEE War Minister's Statement NOT TO COME TO MALAYA JUST YET I IEUT. D. E. D MORRIS, Of the Malay Regiment, will not be able to get his bride-to-be. Miss Joan Richardson, out to Malaya just yet, according to a statement by the Secretary of State for War Mr.

TONGKING TO RETURN UNDER JAPANESE FLAG [ARTICLE]

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TONGKING TO RETURN UNDER JAPANESE FLAG has been received in Penang that the East Asiatic liner Tongking, which caught fire about seven miles from Penang harbour last year and which was towed to Japan by the Holland Maru on July 4 arrived at the Osaka Dock in spite of a

ALLEGED SLANDER OF THAI PREMIER [ARTICLE]

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ALLEGED SLANDER OF THAI PREMIER A CHINESE owner of a coffee shop at Meklong (Thailand) was taken i" to custody for alleged slander of thr Thai Premier. It appears that he prodded a picture of the Thai Premier, which appeared in a Chinese newspaper with a stick causing it to

MUSLIM CRITICISM OF PASSAGES IN BOOK [ARTICLE]

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MUSLIM CRITICISM OF PASSAGES IN BOOK pERTAIN passages in the well-known book "Inside Asia", which John Gunther recently completed and which is on sale in Singapore are being scrutinized by the Straits Settlements Government following a protest from the All-Malaya Muslim Missionary Society. The society,' in its letter to Government,

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Muslim Feast Celebrated All Over Malaya [ARTICLE]

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Muslim Feast Celebrated All Over Malaya IIAKI RAYA PUASA IN THE CAMPS HAR1 RAY A P'JASA was celebrated throughout Malaya yesterday by Malays and Indian Muslims. In the streets of Singapore, Malays could be seen in their brightly-coloured holiday attire, going to pay visits to friends and relations and generally

MUSLIMS DETEST NAZI CREED [ARTICLE]

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MUSLIMS DETEST NAZI CREED German Campaign Ignored ALMOST DAILY assertions in ihe Arabic broadcast from the German short-wave station at Zeesen that the Muslim peoples are ready to rise in arms against the Allies are described in a letter to The TUies from the Secretary oi the Colonial League as

INDIAN MUSICIAN [ARTICLE]

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INDIAN MUSICIAN AFTER a successful tour up-coun-try Prof. Narayana Iyengar. the well-known My?r>re palace musician, has arrived in Singapore. While in Singapore. Prof. Iyensar has consented to render some assistance to the schools conducted by the local Ramakrishna Mission by offering part of the proceeds of a performance to be

THAILAND PADI [ARTICLE]

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THAILAND PADI THE Thai Premier has issued a circular to the various governors and other administrative authorities asking them to advise farmers in Thailand not to sell all the whole of their stocks oi padi to middlemen and prospective buyers, "as the duration of the war cannot be determined at

BORROWERS WHO WILL SIGN ANYTHING FOR CASH [ARTICLE]

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BORROWERS WHO WILL SIGN ANYTHING FOR CASH Official Assignee Comments On "Financial Irresponsibility" BY NO MEANS ALL BLAME RESTS ON MALAYAN MONEYLENDERS THE Official Assignee of the Straits Settlements Mr. F N Taylor, describes in his report just issued the problems which lead to the disproportionately large number of private

THAILAND AND HITLER [ARTICLE]

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THAILAND AND HITLER From Oar Own Corresi>ondent> Bangkok, Nov. 14. THE Thai Government and Premier have telegraphed their "sincere congratulations" to the German Government and the Fuehrer on Hitlers escape In the Munich bomb explosion.

Censor Bans Film About U-Boat [ARTICLE]

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Censor Bans Film About U-Boat NO REASON GIVEN FOR DECISION THE Malayan Fiim Censor, it Is understood, has banned the British film "U-boat 29' which was produced in London at the Dunham Studios with British capita] and an imposing British cast in- j cludng Valerie Hobson, Sebastian Shaw and June

BANK OF CHINA TO OPEN IN PENANG [ARTICLE]

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BANK OF CHINA TO OPEN IN PENANG THE Penang office of the Bank oil] China will open for business on Monday. Mr. Parkcane C. Hwang, manager of the Bank of China, Singapore, will be concurently agent of the Penang agency, and Mr. Z. S. Tseng, formerly assistant manager of Bank

MRS. F. S. WAYMAN [ARTICLE]

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MRS. F. S. WAYMAN •From Our Own Correspondent) Kuala Lumpur, Nov. 14. THERE was a large gathering at the funeral yesterday of Valeric Wayman, wife of Mr. F. S. Wayman of the Admitted to hospital last. Tuesday I Mrs. Wayman died on Sunday. She iwas 32 years and leaves her

JAPANESE MISSION [ARTICLE]

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JAPANESE MISSION A JAPANESE mission to Thailand reached Singapore yesterday on its return journey to Tokio. The precise nature of the mission has not been made clear. The mission left Japan In the middle cf October.

600 SIRDHANA SURVIVORS AWAITING ANOTHER SHIP [ARTICLE]

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600 SIRDHANA SURVIVORS AWAITING ANOTHER SHIP MORE than GOO survivors of the Sirdhana disaster are waiting in Singapore for another vessel to take them to their destinations It is hoped that a ship will be available shortly. The Admiralty state that It would appear that the Sirdhana must inadvertently have

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LARGER ALLOWANCES FOR THE THREE SERVICES [ARTICLE]

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LARGER ALLOWANCES FOR THE THREE SERVICES Concession Expected To Amount To £2,000,000 A Year MEWS of great interest to the British regular forces on active service in Malaya was announced in the House of Commons yesterday when Mr. Leslie Hore-Belisha, the War Minister, stated that there would be increased allowi

DOMINION MINISTERS AT THE FRONT [ARTICLE]

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DOMINION MINISTERS AT THE FRONT London. Nov. 14. MR. Anthony Eden, the Secretary of i State for the Dominions, and the! visiting Dominions and India Ministers! to-day lunched at the R.A.F. headquarters in France where they wit-J nested a display of flying given by a, fighter squadron, a young New

FLOOD PREVENTION IN TUBE STATIONS [ARTICLE]

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FLOOD PREVENTION IN TUBE STATIONS Lonuon, Nov. 14. ONE of the worst but necessary inconveniences of war-time conditions in London has been the closing of certain tube stations to allow of flood prevention operations, and news that the work is proceeding day and night and is rapidly approaching completion is

Nuffield's £50,000 For The Services [ARTICLE]

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Nuffield's £50,000 For The Services THE War Minister. Mr. Hore- Belisha, announced in the House oi Commons that Lord Nnflield, in addition to other great benefactions in the same direction, has offered a farther £50,000 for amenities for men of the three fighting services, with a proviso that 15,000 be

First Nazi Bombs On British Soil [ARTICLE]

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First Nazi Bombs On British Soil Shetland Isles Raids Described MEWS from Germany yesterday about 11 their war at sea and in the air again made exaggerated claims In their statements about the air raids i on the Shetland Islands and the fact I that their submarines will attack all

3,500 Wardens In Singapore [ARTICLE]

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3,500 Wardens In Singapore Growth Of Local A.R.P. Organization CO FAMILIAR has been the term u A.RP. become in Singapore that :t is difficulc to believe that this organization only came into being ten months ago. The Air Raid Precautions department of the Colony was founded last January, and it

BIG INCREASE IN BRITISH NAVAL PERSONNEL [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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BIG INCREASE IN BRITISH NAVAL PERSONNEL London, Nov. 14. A CTIVE service personnel of the Royal Navy allowed for in the 1939 naval estimates was 133,000. With the reserves now serving and 50,000 men to be enrolled under the national service acts, the anticipated war total of British naval personnel

Nazis & Merchant men's Defensive Arms [ARTICLE]

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Nazis Merchant men's Defensive Arms BerCn. Nov. 14. A WARNING that Britain cannot arm passenger ships and then expect them to be treated as peaceful vessels was given by the Boersen Zeitung to-day. "No one can claim such a privilege." it says, "because it contradicts all principles of reciprocity in

THE KING'S SPEECH [ARTICLE]

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THE KING'S SPEECH ixindon. Nov. 15. THE present session of Parliament will terminate on Nov. 23 and the new session will open on Nov. 28. The Kings speech which it is expected will be very short, will b^ read by the Royal Commissioners. The Kin:j will not attend personally. Reuter

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SIKORSKI IN LONDON [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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SIKORSKI IN LONDON Polish Premier's Official Visit London, Nov. 14. pEN. SIKORSKI, the Polish Prime Minister. arrived by air at Heston this morning on an official visit to Britain, where he and other members of his staff will be guests of His Majesty's Government. He was received at the airport

Criminal Justice Bill To Be Dropped [ARTICLE]

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Criminal Justice Bill To Be Dropped London, Nov. 14. SOME cheexi followed the announcement of Sir John Simon. Chancellor of the Er,hcauer, in the House of Commons that the Criminal Justice Bill < containing o clause abolishing flogging) which was the result of much preparatory work and controversy before the

Holland Goes Ahead With Defence Measures [ARTICLE]

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Holland Goes Ahead With Defence Measures WHILE continuing its peace effort, the Dutch Government is taking further precautionary defence measures. The latest precautions forbid transport on several canals in the south sector of Holland, including the Juliana Canal and the eastern part of the Wilhelmina Canal. Aerial observation does not

Hitler's Villainy Must Be Ended [ARTICLE]

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Hitler's Villainy Must Be Ended Dominions Ministers' Statements THE VIEW that Canada could not| 1 have been neutral and still remain a member of the British Commonwealth was expressed by the leader of the Canadian Opposition yesterday. 'The whole of our civilization,'* he j said, "is in danger of being

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Broadcasting SINGAPORE TO-DAY /HI. 225 netrts. ZHP 3O.»6 metres. p.m. 1.00 Miscellaneous programme of new gramophone records. 1.30 The news and mid-day rubber and tin prices. 1.40 Miscellaneous programme of new gramophone records icontd). 2.00 Interval. 5.00 Cantonese dramas.! 5.40 Peiplng selections. 6.10 light music. t (Mandarin). 6.30 Mandarin variety

HARVEY-FARR TITLE FIGHT OFFER [ARTICLE]

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HARVEY-FARR TITLE FIGHT OFFER Wembley's Plan To Aid Red Cross Fund London, Oct. 30. The Wembley management to-day rnnounced that they are prepared to stage a British heavyweight championship fight betv/een Len Harvey, the holdor, and Tommy Farr, providine the boxers accept a nominal purse. The whole of the receipts,

DUKE'S BOWL GOLF AT G.G.C. [ARTICLE]

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DUKE'S BOWL GOLF AT G.G.C. rhe Duke's Bowl competition was played over 36 holes at the Garrison Golf Club and resulted in a win tor Major R. McL. More with a return of 81 86 167 26 141. The only other cards returned was that of Capt. T. K. Murphy,

KLANG RUGGER [ARTICLE]

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KLANG RUGGER (From Our Own Correspondent) Kuala Lumpur, Nov 14. In a rugger match played at Klang last Sunday, the Klang Club defeated Johore by 18 points (three goals and a try> to nil. H. V. Shelton-Palmer, Freeman. Thompson r.nd Hindmarsh scored tr!es, three ct which wer3 converted by J.

Untitled [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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The sixth race at Bukit Timah yesterday resulted in an easy win Jor Oorugan. This picture shows the winner drawing away from Harlequin on the rails, and Mim on the outside. —Straits Times picture.

PERAK AND INDIAN ARMY PLAY HOCKEY DRAW [ARTICLE]

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PERAK AND INDIAN ARMY PLAY HOCKEY DRAW Each Side Scores Four Goals In Yesterday's Match DERAK and the Indian Army played a draw on the S.CC. padang yesterday when they met at hockey, each side scoring four goals. P?rak opened accounts and were leading by two goals to one at

Cricket Meetings That Will Not Be Held [ARTICLE]

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Cricket Meetings That Will Not Be Held London, Oct. 30. SIR PELHAM WARNER made the following official announcement from Lord's to-day "It Is officially announced that the meetings of the Board of Control and of the Advisory County Cricket Committee, originally arranged to be held at Lord's on November 21,

War Plans Of Amateur Athletic Association [ARTICLE]

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War Plans Of Amateur Athletic Association London, Oct. 30. Activities of the A.iiateur Athletic Association during the War are to be carried on "as well as circumstance? permit," decided the general committee, at a special meeting In Birmingham. A war-time committee has been formed and one of their tasks will

S.R.C. AND RAFFLES COLLEGE DRAW [ARTICLE]

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S.R.C. AND RAFFLES COLLEGE DRAW The S.R.C. and Raffles College rugby teams fought an eight point draw on the padang yesterday. The game was evenly contested. The Recs led by three points to nil at half time and forged ahead with a goal sr>.»n after the resumption. The College then

MATCH POSTPONED [ARTICLE]

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MATCH POSTPONED The hockey fixture between the Police second team and the RAF. iH.Q.i, arranged to have been played at the depot yesterday, was postponed.

S.C.C. SCORE BIG RUGBY WIN OVER GUNNERS [ARTICLE]

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S.C.C. SCORE BIG RUGBY WIN OVER GUNNERS Ferguson Plays Well For Winners THE 11th Heavy Battery R.A. (B.M.) rugger team were overwhelmed by vi SC.C. side on the padang yesterday in a keen game which resulted in the Gunners being beaten by five points (a goal) to 25 (two goals,

NOVEMBER STROKE AT GARRISON G.C. [ARTICLE]

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NOVEMBER STROKE AT GARRISON G.C. The November stroke competition of the Garrison Golf Club, was played at Tanglin on Saturday Sunday and resulted in a win for Major R. McL. More with a net score of 68. The following were the best returns: Major R. McL. More 81—13=68; Capt. V.

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SMALL DIVIDENDS AT BUKIT TIMAH [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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SMALL DIVIDENDS AT BUKIT TIMAH Second Day Of Singapore Winter Race Meeting COMPARATIVELY small dividends were again paid out at Bukit Timah yesterday in the second day of the Singapore Turf Club's winter meeting. Trainer van Breukelen and iockey J. Donnelly repeated their successes of the first day, the former

INTER-PORT ROWING TO-DAY [ARTICLE]

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INTER-PORT ROWING TO-DAY rj-HE race for »he Inter-port Cup between the Battivia Roeivereeniginge Hollandia and the Royal Singapore Yacht Club will be rowed this afternoon at 5.45 p.m. Launches for club members and their friends who wish to watch the race will leave C1 £>°th frews^sufTered a misfortune S^rCrew^vXedribsc^n hi?

TO-DAY'S SPORTS EVENTS [ARTICLE]

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TO-DAY'S SPORTS EVENTS HOCKEY Police vs. S.R.C.. Depot; S.R.C. vs. R.A.F.(H.Q.), S.R.C.; Loyals vs. S'pore Colts. Giliman Barracks; Khalsa Assn. vs. Raffles College. College; S.C.R.C. vs. C.S.C., S.C.R.C; St. Josephs School vs. St. Andrew's School, St. Josephs; Indian Assn. vs. R.A.F. (Seletar). Balestier. RUGBY: S.C.C. "B" vs. RE. padang. ROWING

MALACCA STATE HOCKEY [ARTICLE]

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MALACCA STATE HOCKEY <*From Our Own Correspondent) Malacca, Nov. 15. Malacca's hockey team to meet Selangor at- Malacca on Saturday and against Perak at Seremban on Sunday Is as follows See Thiam Hong; Hendroff. Skadian: Jackson, R. P. Leon. Leman; Blake. Tay Koon Lim.D. E. Forbes, Wee Tiara Tye, J.

TO-DAY'S TRAINING [ARTICLE]

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TO-DAY'S TRAINING Only three horses from Duvals stable were brought out lor training this morning at Bukit Timah They were Deepdene 'Farthing). See You Later (Irvine) and Carloca (Farthing* who were each put through slow work.

SINGAPORE RACE WEIGHTS FOR SATURDAY [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE RACE WEIGHTS FOR SATURDAY FOLLOWING are weights for Saturday's races at Bukit Timah in the final day of the Singapore Turf Club's winter meeting. Horsea, Class 1, Div. 1, C furs. Royal Hampton 9.09 Bombus 8.10 Smoke Dreams 9.04 Recovery 7.08 Cooltipt 9.02 Freedom 7.04 Jack Druce 8.13 Flying

Y.W.C.A. HOCKEY [ARTICLE]

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Y.W.C.A. HOCKEY Th^ following girls are asked to turn u I as early as possible at the Clerical Unic ground to-morrow for a match again t tr Army Women. The game will start at 5.1 p.m. tharp B Ferguson- E. Fruqtnen. S. Armstroni J Atwell. Z. BUM. Mr:,. ::oh. Mrs.

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ON THE RANGE AT THE SINGAPORE BISLEY MEETING [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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ON THE RANGE AT THE SINGAPORE BISLEY MEETING ShoJtinj in the women's match at the Singapore Bisley meeting at Bukit Timah range were Mrs. F. A. Bickerdike, Mrs. A. E. Garden (the winner) and Mrs. W. T. Crosiey. Sergeants of the Gordon Highlanders were among the large Services contingent who

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