by Messrs. Jikaria Mohamed e Co., sugar merchants, and in a few years was appointed manager there for them. He became general manager at Calcutta at the age of twenty, a position he held for three years. In 1869 he came to Rangoon, and recommenced business as a silk and piece goods merchant at 60, Edward Street, the silk being imported from Japan, and the piece goods from Europe. He has two sons and two daughters. The sons, Abdul Aziz Jamal and Abdul Rahiman Jamal, were both admitted to the business as partners in 1899.
three sonsaM. P. Abdool Cader Maricar, M. P. Sahib Maricar, and M. P. Abdool Azeez Maricar. The eldest son died in 1907, and Mr. M. P. Sahib Maricar took over the business, and was also appointed executor of his brotheras estate. In 1906 he married a daughter of Meera Lubby Maricar, and has one son and two daughters.
MR. HOSAIN HAMADANEE is a member of the Rangoon Rice Brokersa Association. He was born in 1875, and, after leaving St. Paulas Institute School, he entered the busi-
Halliday, Messrs. Wallace, of London, and Messrs. Hind, of Liverpool, for the purpose of carrying on business as rice-millers, general merchants, and agents in Burma. To-day the company owns nine large rice-mills, which are equipped with the latest machinery, and are capable of a combined output of from 40,000 to 50,000 bags of cargo rice and 30,000 to 35,000 bags of cleaned rice daily. Three of the mills are situated in Rangoon, two at Bassein, two at Akyab, one at Moulmein, and one at Bangkok in Siam. The rice is exported to different parts of the world, principally to Europe.
Another branch of the companyas operations consists of the export of teak and other descriptions of-timber to India. In addition to this, ahlarge mercantile business is trans-
GrlLL ANDERS, ARBUTHNOT e CO.aS PREMISES IN STRAND ROAD.
\ MR. M. P. SAHIB MARICAR has carried on business as a rice and ship broker at 87, Mogul Street, since 1907. He is broker to the Bibby Line of steamships, and has been appointed sub-agent for the Sun Fire Insurance Company by the Arakan Company. He is also a broker for marine insurance. His father, the late Mr. M. P. Maricar, who was a native of the Madras Presidency, came to Burma before the annexation of Upper Burma by the British, and established himself in Rangoon as a rice and ship broker. He was very prosperous, and purchased land, houses, and shops. He died in 1890, leaving
ness of his father, Aga Md. Raza Hamadanee. On his parentas retirement in 1898, Mr. Hosain Hamadanee became partner in the firm of Messrs. Adam e Man, rice brokers. He became sole proprietor of the firm when Mr. E. J. F. Garnet Man retired in May, 1909; and since then he has traded under the style of Hosain Hamadanee e Co.
EUROPEAN. THE ARAKAN COMPANY, LTD.
It is a quarter of a century since the Arakan Company, Ltd., was founded by Mr. John
acted, and the company represents several important companies, prominent amongst which are the Sun Insurance Office, the London and Lancashire Fire Insurance Company, the Guardian Fire and Life Assurance Company, Ltd., the London Assurance Corporation (Marine), and the Thames and Mersey Marine Assurance Company, Ltd. The company also holds the agency for the Currie line of steamers to Australia, and the Bibby line of mail passenger steamers sailing regularly between Rangoon, Colombo, Suez, Port Said, Marseilles, London, and Liverpool, and acts as managing agents for the Arakan Flotilla Company, Ltd.
The head office is at 57^, Old Broad Street, London, E.C. ; the Rangoon office is at 74, Phayre Street; and there are branch offices at Bassein, Akyab, and Moulmein,The head office is at 57^, Old Broad Street, London, E.C. ; the Rangoon office is at 74, Phayre Street; and there are branch offices at Bassein, Akyab, and Moulmein,