National Geographic : 1926 Mar
THE OLD WAY: THE JINRIKISHA STILL HOLDS ITS OWN IN SINGAPORE Though here, as in other Eastern ports, the advent of the motor car has changed the whole aspect oflife (see text, page 250), more than 1o,ooo jinrikisha coolies trot their six miles an hour from dawn to dark. Raffles Place (above), where jinrikishaand automobile vie for parking space, is Singapore's commercial center. ©Burton Holmes from Galloway AND THE NEW: WHO IAS A BETTER RIGHT TO AN AUTOMOBILE THAN THE MAN WHO PRODUCES THE RUBBER FOR ITS TIRES? These cars are parked in front of a wayside roadhouse between Kuala Lumpur, the beautiful capital ofthe Federated Malay States, and Malacca.