married Mariam Bibi, a daughter of Ahmed Ehrahimjee Waker, of Calcutta. There were two sons and one daughter (Ashabeebee, who died in July, 1904) of the marriage. The elder son, Mohamed Ebrahim Moolla, is a municipal commissioner of Rangoon, and assists his father in business. The younger son, the late Yusoof Ebrahim Moolla, left two sons, Ismail Yusoof Moolla (who was born in November, 1881) and Hassim Yusoof Moolla (who was born in October, 1883), who, also, are assistants in the business. Ebrahim Ally Moolla resides at a The Ridge,a Rangoon, which, with its grounds, covers an area of 29 acres.
Oil Company, while the Burma River Transport Company, Ltd., and the Aungban Oil Company, Ltd., also owe their foundation to his energies. A son of the late Salay Moo-sajee Attia, of Variav, Surat, Mr. Attia came to Rangoon in 1881, and joined his uncle, Mohamed Moosajee Attia, in his import and export business. Four years later he was placed in charge of the Calcutta branch of the business, a position which he held until
1889. In 1891 he returned to Rangoon, and erected a rice mill in partnership with his uncle. Six years later he sold this, and with Mr. Mower started the business of Messrs. Mower e Co. The engineering works and
their attention to the import and export trade, and in 1905 their business was amalgamated with that of Messrs. Marshall, Cotterell e Co., and the company Mower, Cotterell e Co., Ltd., was formed. Mr. Attia was married in 1885 to Aisha Bibi, daughter of Suliman Mya, a Rangoon trader. He has three sons, Mohamed, Dawood, and Joseph, and one daughter, Mariam. The two elder sons are being trained in the Pioneer Roller Flour and Oil Mill.
MR. EBRAHIM CASSIM PATAIL has been the managing director of the Goolam Ariff Estate Company, Ltd., since 1907, and is a
THE STAFF EMPLOYED BY YACOOB ABDOOL GANNY, AND A PROPERTY BELONGING TO THE FIRM AT THE
CORNER OF FRASER AND LEWIS STREETS, RANGOON. [See page 331]
MR. E. S. ATTIA, one of the leading members of the Oriental community in Rangoon, has during the last quarter of a century taken an important part in the initiation of a number of extremely important industrial and commercial undertakings. He was the prime mover in the formation Af the Rangoon Refinery Company, Ltd., and the refinery itself was erected under his direction, and from his own plans he designed and supervised the construction of the premises of the Pioneer Roller Flour and
foundry for the building and the repairing of launches, and for other engineering work, which formed part of the undertaking, was placed under Mr. Attiaas management. A year later Mr. George Clifford was taken into partnership, and in 1903 the business was transformed into a limited liability company, under the style of the Rangoon Dock and Engineering Company, Ltd. Shortly afterwards Mr. Attia and his colleagues formed the Rangoon Steam Rope Manufacturing Company, Ltd. Then they turned
director of the Kemmendine Sooratee Burra Bazaar Company and of the Boglay Bazaar Company. He was born in Rangoon in 1873, and, after receiving a slight English education, entered the business of his father, the late Ahmed Cassim Patail, who emigrated from the Bombay Presidency in the early thirties, and established a piece-goods, silk, and general business at Moulmein. A shop in the Sooratee Burra Bazaar, Rangoon, was opened by him in i860, and it was here that Ebrahim Cassim Patail received his com-director of the Kemmendine Sooratee Burra Bazaar Company and of the Boglay Bazaar Company. He was born in Rangoon in 1873, and, after receiving a slight English education, entered the business of his father, the late Ahmed Cassim Patail, who emigrated from the Bombay Presidency in the early thirties, and established a piece-goods, silk, and general business at Moulmein. A shop in the Sooratee Burra Bazaar, Rangoon, was opened by him in i860, and it was here that Ebrahim Cassim Patail received his com-