BthTISII. TYRE AND RUBBER.
The chairman of the British Tyre and Rubber Company, at last Monday's meeting of the shareholders, had a satisfactory report to present, the net profit for the year having exhibited a considerable. increase at•-£182,000. Moreover, apart from a dividend of 8 per cent. for the year on the Ordinary shares, a cash bonus of 1I per cent. has been declared. Sir Walrond Sinclair, the chairman, mentioned during, his address that the policy of expansion had been continued by acquiring control of two further businesses,- one at -home and the other abroad. The co-ordination of the activities of the companies in the group, the chairman said, " was making ,saiisfactory progress, with benefits accruing to the company.