CENTURY IMPRESSIONS OF BURMA.
Surrey, in 1872. From South Eastern College, Ramsgate, he entered Cooperas Hill, and was appointed to India immediately after graduating in 1893. Mr. Linnell is a member of the Cooperas Hill Club.
MR. J. B. MERCER ADAM has been Deputy Forester in charge of the West Salween Division since April, 1909. He was born in Bath in 1884, and educated at Charterhouse and Cooperas Hill, where he was awarded a Forest Scholarship. In 1906 he obtained a fellowship, and in the same year was appointed to the Burma Forest Department. From November, 1907, until July of the same year, he served in the Pyinmana district, and he was on special duty at Maymyo and Pakokko from December, 1907, till July, 1908. He was afterwards successively in charge of the Pegu and Prome divisions until he took up his present charge. Mr. Adam is a member of the Old Carthusiansa Club, of the Forest Association (Indian Forest Service), of the Sporting Club, and of all the
MR. C. L. MELOSCH had been an officer in the Moulmein Artillery Volunteers for eighteen years when he resigned in 1906.
MR. J. B. MERCER ADAM.
(Deputy Conservator of Forests.)
in March, 1887. He subsequently attained the rank of major, and became commandant in 1894. Mr. Melosch, who is a native of Holstein, Germany, served through the whole of the Franco-German War in 1870-71. He held the rank of sergeant-major, but having passed the officeras examination was doing an officeras duty. For his services he received the iron cross, the war medal, and the landwehr buckle. Mr. Melosch, who is an engineer by profession, came to Moulmein in 1871, to join the firm of Melosch, Holl-mann e Co., rice millers, which had been established by his father. In 1876, he went back to Germany, but the death of Mr. Hollman necessitated his return to Moulmein the following year, and he then assumed the sole control of the business and altered its title to L. Melosch e Co. Since 1884 *ias been milling for Messrs. Mohr Bros. e Co., Ltd. In 1901 he started the manufacture of tiles on quite a small scale, and the business is increasing in a most gratifying manner. Mr. Melosch is a large landed proprietor,
BUSINESS PREMISES AND PHCENIX DISTILLERY, THE PROPERTY OF LEONG CHYE.
local clubs. He is a keen sportsman, and He has the Victoria Decoration and holds the owning houses, paddy land, and Chinese finds his main recreations in golf, shooting, rank of major on the reserve list. He joined garden land. He is married to a daughter of and fishing. the corps in 1885, and received his commission Mr. G. Grasemann, who was at one time thelocal clubs. He is a keen sportsman, and He has the Victoria Decoration and holds the owning houses, paddy land, and Chinese finds his main recreations in golf, shooting, rank of major on the reserve list. He joined garden land. He is married to a daughter of and fishing. the corps in 1885, and received his commission Mr. G. Grasemann, who was at one time the