Sisal Store Blaze

Sisal Store Blaze
Nearly fifty fishermen and Salvage Corps men today tackled Liverpool’s worst blaze for many months at the Lodge Lane works of Hutchison and Pollok, Ltd. Some 170 tons of sisal hemp, worth about £100 a ton, and stored in a two-storey warehouse, were involved. The blaze fanned by a stiff breeze, spread quickly through the ...

Local Gunners in Cornwall

Local Gunners in Cornwall
On a cliff-top overlooking the Atlantic this week Tunbridge Wells Territorials were practicing the latest methods – some of them still on the secret list – of anti-aircraft defence. They were members of the town’ own Regiment – 455 Mixed H.A.A. Regiment, R.A. – who are spending their annual summer camp with other regiments of ...

Finnure Is Medium Of Big Gamble

Finnure Is Medium Of Big Gamble
There was a big run in London betting circles to-day on Finnure for the Grand National. There was no quotation for him at Wednesday’s Victoria Club call-over, and when the offices opened to-day he was a 50-1 chance. All rates from 50-1, 45-1, 40-1, and 33-1 were eagerly snapped up, and he is now a ...

METROPOLITAN TRUST

METROPOLITAN TRUST
Although the shrinkage in the gross revenue of that important undertaking, the Metropolitan Trust Company, for the past year is rather less than £3,000 at £161,620, the directors have but the ordinary dividend still further, the final payment of 6 per cent, making 11 per cent for the twelve months, against 12 per cent for ...

CHILEAN BOND POSITION

CHILEAN BOND POSITION
Since we wrote in this column earlier in the month about the Chilean bond position, the Chilean Chamber has passed the Government plan for the partial resumption of the service of the country’s external debt. Full details of this scheme have yet to be issued, and so far as we know the representatives of the ...

PANAMA CORPORATION CAPITAL

PANAMA CORPORATION CAPITAL
In order to provide the funds necessary to recommence operation on the Remance mine and to develop the Margaja mine the board of the Panama Corporation (Canada) have decided to offer for subscription to Debenture stockholders and shareholders 450,000 dollars of 7 per cent. Prior Lien Debenture stock, repayable at the end of five years ...

Fiery Cubs Gave Durham Wasps A Thrill-Packed Gruelling

Fiery Cubs Gave Durham Wasps A Thrill-Packed Gruelling
Justice was well served in Saturday’s challenge match and a 3–3 draw between Durham Wasps and Falkirk Cubs was a tailor-made result which could not have been better fashioned. Few games have created more interest. It was evident that the encounter had stirred up enthusiasm, not only among Durham, for Cubs had a large following ...

NORTH ASHANTI MINING

NORTH ASHANTI MINING
In his speech to the shareholders of the North Ashanti Mining Co. at the annual meeting today the chairman, Mr. W. D. Scott-Scott, referred to the successful flotation last April of the company’s subsidiary, the Ashanti-Adowsena (Banket) Goldfields, Ltd. And to the excellent progress since made by the latter. He foreshadowed the launching of another ...

MOMUMENT PROPERTY TRUST ISSUE

MOMUMENT PROPERTY TRUST ISSUE
A meeting of the shareholders of the Monument Property Trust, Ltd. Has been convened for Tuesday, January 29, for the purpose of increasing the capital of the company by the creation of 100,000 6 ½ per cent. Cumulative Preference £1 shares. In the event of the necessary resolution being passed the new shares will be ...

Harringay Tourney Is Cancelled

Harringay Tourney Is Cancelled
Jack Solomons, the London boxing promoter, has cancelled a tournament he had arranged for Harringay on March 28, because his proposed main fight has fallen through. He had planned a world bantamweight title fight between Manuel Ortiz, the American holder, and Danny O’Sullivan (London), but Ortiz has now announced that he will defend his championship ...

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