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The Singapore Free Press, 10 May 1954

Article also available on microfilm reel NL2438 [Lee Kong Chian Reference Library - On shelf]



Table of Contents


  • Masthead [Title Section]
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    The Singapore Free Press Largest Afternoon Sale m Malaya. sin?.l»ore. Mon., May 10, IMC Price IfCtt (16 words)
  • A helping hand [Articles + Illustrations]
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    • FREE PRESS
    A helping hand picture. IRovei Lin Bock Sim tiis bride, the former i Qnata (ieok Kirn. the cuke at their nption m SteCAt the ut'ok-cnd Free Press (27 words)
  • RAIN-for 72 hours in India [Articles]
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    RAIN-for 72 hours in India I iu airs ol torrential brought a few flood iv to Assam rapidly rising lu.^t'd the sal'ety pilled over into suruntryside. (26 words)
  • HUNGER STRIKE [Articles]
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    • A.P.
    HUNGER STRIKE Ingh. a Communist i Pokhra has baen n tho gaol at Khat'Pal after .staging a hunger .strike to pro- his detention wilh- I A.P. (26 words)
  • AVALANCHE KILLS 2 [Articles]
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    • REUTER
    AVALANCHE KILLS 2 I a Mfrtj of seven w.-re killed and severely injured entire group was b y an avalanche th.« R.,saßlanSion Switzerland ye.s- Reuter (25 words)
  • Rubber price [Articles]
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    Rubber price Rubbw Market opened '>"»- this'morn- M.iy shipment pound— one-eight irday'a close (12 words)
  • WHAT RUSSIA SAYS Blackmail-by Dulles [Articles]
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    WHAT RUSSIA SAYS Blackmail-by Dulles Moscow radio commentator, B. Leontyev, who voices official Kremlin policy, yesterday denounced American Secretary of State John Foster Dutes on charges that he was promoting a policy of blackmail." The defeat of American diplomacy m Geneva is a current defeat of the socalled policy from* (120 words)
  • 2,700 IN U.S. BUS STRIKE [Articles]
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    • REUTER
    2,700 IN U.S. BUS STRIKE Itranturi was paralysed m the Steel produmiK ritUlmrc, Pennsylvania, yesterday when :i,700 bus 111 Wen went on strike. Reuter (24 words)
  • FOUND HANGED [Articles]
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    FOUND HANGED A 55-year-old man. Boh Kwee of Pulau Bukom WU lound this morning hanging n<>m a beam supporting a goalpost m me playground of the Kong Chow Wui Kwoii School m New Bridge Road. Singapore. Police found on Hi uody a letter addressed to the BChOOI principal, an identity (58 words)
  • 'Peaceful progress our aim, but...' [Articles]
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    • REUTER
    'Peaceful progress our aim, but...' WHAT THE UNITED STATES SAYS MR. WALTER Bedell Smith, head of the American delegation at the Far East conference said m Geneva yesterday that but for mischievous misrepresentations' the United States would now have been supplying implements of peaceful development to Russia and China. "We (148 words)
  • FRENCH MASSING TO MEET RED THREAT TO KEY DELTA [Articles]
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    FRENCH MASSING TO MEET RED THREAT TO KEY DELTA pOlK Communist divisions have re grouped m the rubble of the fallei French fortress of Dien Bien Phu for ai expected drive against the Ked Rive delta, key to victory for all Northen "~i Indo-China. Informed reports said the French High (259 words)
  • de Gaulle men riot 'LANIEL RESIGN' [Articles]
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    de Gaulle men riot 'LANIEL RESIGN' ACROWH Ol about 15.000 cheered French Oenerw Charlei de Gaulle as he t( xjd m silent Mlvte v tterd iy at (he Paris m onu mt n t to Frann i \-> Unknown Boldlei and broke into a riOl .soon after he W-f t. (127 words)
  • Tort hero is alive' [Articles]
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    • A.P.
    Tort hero is alive' CtOMMUNIST broadcasts which said the commander of Dien liien -Phu 1 had been captured, but did not reler to Bril ffadier General De Castries by name, indicated the gallant little Trench man. whose final stand electrified the world, was alive. French oiii< ials believed. French stall (100 words)
  • New U.S. talks begin on S.E. Asia defence [Articles]
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    • CHINA
    New U.S. talks begin on S.E. Asia defence MR. John Poster Dulles. American Secretary of State, plans a new series of talks this week with representatives of nations he has a.skcd to join m rollective action to defend South Bast Asia, State Department oilicials said m Washington. He began the (121 words)
  • Page 1 Advertisements
    • Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
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      eel me //sal |JlT]t|^^P (HIGHEST OUAUTT OiLBOUND WASHAtIE DISTfHFW) BY AFPOINfMINr $*"N?(l(''i^A fAINT I WATfH fAINf M*NUfArTU«€«S TO '/'^fMf III! WAII'AMUK ID I M > 00 x C^Siliii^&''.AKWLN |..N.»<)M>BWg S3 decoration of well- M m known fashionable I /jo/wtfs 111 Britain g V CHOICE OF ATTRACTIVE SHADES IN STOCK 53 (64 words)
  • MAN-MADE ISLANDS BUILT FOR OIL SEARCH OFF BORNEO [Articles]
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    • REUTER
    MAN-MADE ISLANDS BUILT FOR OIL SEARCH OFF BORNEO Drilling 36,000 ft. below saa I KILLING ri I hcd <;m ;irtifi? i;il "islands <•! i probing th< I f 1 1 tin bed of the i i Sea <>n i> m.<<» In i arch foi more oil. A i rvey ship (161 words)
  • She's here to meet the YWCA [Articles + Illustrations]
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    She's here to meet the YWCA llliss Fii/.ibwii Palmer i*l (above) World Secretary of th<- Youni Women's hrisUan Association^ arrived m Singapore al the week-end In K.I, M airliner i'«r week's vi«-i( of Hie olonj and tfw Federation. MK S palmer, rtlmm beadqnarteri are m Geneva, is on world (our (86 words)
  • Norway tells 4: Hand over Red spy pay [Articles]
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    • A.P.
    Norway tells 4: Hand over Red spy pay LXjur Norwegian* were found I guilty of spying for the Soviet Union and sentenced to gao] terms ranging from two four yeara by a civil court m Kirkenea on Saturday. The court ordered th< m u> pay the Oovenuneni im n< y (110 words)
  • MORTAR BATTLE ON BORDER: 3 KILLED [Articles]
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    MORTAR BATTLE ON BORDER: 3 KILLED SPORADIC FIGHTING with small amis and mortars flared up alonij the Jordan-Israel border yesterday. Two Israelis and one Jordanian were killed, and several were wounded on both sides. Two hills changed hands m the fighting. An Israeli jeep was captured. said JORDAN: The Israelis (124 words)
  • Brunei's big rice schema [Articles]
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    • REUTER
    Brunei's big rice schema BRUNEI TOWN. Mon. Kltl Ml plans to spend y:.:)(Mi()00 on capital development of rice paddy farming m the sultanate. Two potential rice areas have been selected near Brunei town. About 10.000 acres can hv turned into paddy. An extensive survey and irrigation development which will be (57 words)
  • Japan to get U.S. warships [Articles]
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    • A.P.
    Japan to get U.S. warships An agreement for Japan tt) lease four U S. destroyer.be .signed this week. Japan hope.s to negotiate later for U.S. lease of 10 to 12 morr warships.— A.P. (33 words)
  • Airliner dives 4,000 feet to 'prove' a crash [Articles]
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    • REUTER
    Airliner dives 4,000 feet to 'prove a crash pilot put a four-engined :«irlinor Into :i 4 000-foot dive over the Thann i I nary y> terday tn demonstrate ;> discovery that may prevent many air erai hei In tin- futur* Captain Michael Davl Tnadr the dive ii, a:: Avn Tildor (161 words)
  • House blows up [Articles]
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    • A.P.
    House blows up COLOGNE Mon A'i' LEAST ill*« ]>('.: om were kiiiui ;ni<! h\t .•< ri- ly In ure< J( ;i piosion «hattrred three•ton v Apartment building ye«tu\Ja>. Mon- person* are believed trapped m the debris. The explosion broke windowj m ;i radius ol 200 yards and i. s beUered (59 words)
  • £800,000 war-seized gold dispute [Articles]
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    £800,000 war-seized gold dispute OWNERSHIP .1 more than tw<» ton. oi };oid worth £800.001) win kx disputed I lore the International couri here today n, a case expect* d to last a week. The application Instituting proceedings wa* filed *>y the Italian Government against u»r governments oi France Riitaln and (335 words)
  • THE QUEEN MOTHER ADMIRES OUR ART [Articles + Illustrations]
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    THE QUEEN MOTHER ADMIRES OUR ART liie Queen Mothi r greets Kaja Sir I da, the Commissioner for .Malaya, and his wife at the Malayan stand at the British Industries Fair m London The Queen admired the arts and craft* from Malaya on display. The feature of the si md (161 words)
  • Page 2 Advertisements
    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
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      YOU SAVE, WHILE YOU BUY HERE/ COLOURED DAMASK ENCLISH BED COVE& BED SHEETS ALL WOOL 54"x80" 60"x90" TWIN SETS $3 50 each $3.80 each or (lumpers b Cardigans i 3 pcs. $11.00 $20.00 set ENGLISH LINEN TABLE COVERS SfxSf 9tS% wh Smart Ladies' Dressmakers. CATHAY Silk SIOIII 33^39, Bras Basah (55 words)
  • S'pore girl to study dressmaking in London [Articles + Illustrations]
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    S'pore girl to study dressmaking in London IlKl I IV Miss Sylvia Oon of Singapore is on her o to the famous world llh whore fashions mlk their debut. 1,, London. she will l rlll dressmaking and designing. She also hopes to visit Paris later to stuj. fashion* Miss Oon (117 words)
  • QUEEN'S PLANS [Articles]
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    QUEEN'S PLANS Ti. and the Duke of Edinburgh are to spend two days m Yorkshire during and travel by road through the coalfield areas from Rotherham and Shef- (28 words)
  • His first visit to Singapore [Articles + Illustrations]
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    His first visit to Singapore (5 words)
  • CHINESE DINNER FOR THE CHIEF SCOUT [Articles]
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    CHINESE DINNER FOR THE CHIEF SCOUT ese dinner is includ--1 I among the functions for Lord Rowallan, >ut for the British and Commonwealth, Pf«J he visits Singapore at th end of October dinner will be attenddnclali of the Boy Association and scouPresentlng the three districts' the programme h as boen (196 words)
  • COLONY CHINESE ARE URGED: TAKE MORE ACTIVE PART IN POLITICS [Articles]
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    COLONY CHINESE ARE URGED: TAKE MORE ACTIVE PART IN POLITICS THE Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce, m its drive for members, is urging the Colony Chinese to take a more active part m politics. This was one of the Chamber's six-point programme which its new committee has pledged to carry (156 words)
  • NO MORE TUNA ATOM TESTS [Articles]
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    • A.P.
    NO MORE TUNA ATOM TESTS Japan will .stop radioactive testing of canned and frozen tuna on Monday. All tuna for export has been tested under Government order since Japanese fishing boats began unloading iadioactive fight after the March hydrogen bomb test at Bikini A.P. (44 words)
  • Untitled [Articles + Illustrations]
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    Mr. I. O. Ciilhert. Britisli Kesi dent m Brunoi, congratulates Pensiran Kernia Indra (third from loft) after the investiture of the Ml 5 b by the ll ii*h (Omniissioncr of Brunei (31 words)
  • BOMB IN THE SOOT [Articles]
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    BOMB IN THE SOOT Chimney sweep Charles Lee found a German incendiary bomb m the soot after clearing a chimney m Carrs-road, Clacton, Essex. (24 words)
  • NO SUNDAY WORK [Articles]
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    NO SUNDAY WORK Cardigan Town Council In Wales rejected a .suggestion that contractors who are a month behind .schedule on building 100 houses should work on Sundays. (27 words)
  • 'MALAYA'S FISHERMEN MUST GET AID' [Articles]
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    'MALAYA'S FISHERMEN MUST GET AID' rpHE importance of re.se.arct A work on fish-farming as a means of increasing food production m the underdeveloped areas, is stressed m an official report on the Production of Fish, published m London. A research station which will tackle the fundamental principles underlying the fertility (458 words)
  • CROWNING WINDOW [Articles]
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    CROWNING WINDOW The Dean of Westminster, Dr. Don. dedicated a .stained glima window to commemorate the Queen's Coronation at St. Mary's Parish Church. Hayes. Middlesex last night. (27 words)
  • Page 3 Advertisements
  • The Singapore Free Press MONDAY, May 10, 1954. Opinion Subject of concern [Articles]
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    The Singapore Free Press MONDAY, May 10, 1954. Opinion Subject of concern Blngapori bigge t ai m< I robbery tince the end ol the mr. foe i at tention on a subject which tiould hare |jr»ii cm. in!', official concern for a long time the incidence ol crimes vi violence (337 words)
  • Queen at 'the Rock' today [Articles + Illustrations]
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    Queen at 'the Rock' today and despite Franco's objections the Cibraltarians will give her a great welcome, says DONALD MCCORMICK. vI'HAT \i v bind all this fusfl and i ;<ia\< r In Spain about the visit qI Hir Queen to Gibraltar this month? men are s< veraj reasons. Firstly, Franco (728 words)
  • MOVING OUT....FOR FEAR OF H-BOMB [Articles]
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    MOVING OUT....FOR FEAR OF H-BOMB THI United States Army will I soon disperse its highly vulnerable, billion dollar Rhine-land complei of supply depot* and bases as a remit of the hydrogen bomb tests m the Pacific. High army officials said the final decision was t.ilten when Hie Pacific tests demonstrated (226 words)
  • Page 4 Advertisements
  • Problem facing the new party [Articles]
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    Problem facing the new party Singapore Socia isi tough decision 1 tether to demand rtv loyalty from or to allow dualnemtoersnlp. chairman. Mr fhomas. asked todaji Press whethrr would accept progressive mm said: General Council I s M u.rthy. Secre „t the Labour Party submit his application for h p (205 words)
  • Children taught to send SOS [Articles]
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    Children taught to send SOS ildren m Singapore's Home run by I Welfare Department taught telephone and to summon brigade and the ince m (\ise.> of emergency ire now 195 children (31 words)
  • For the welcome... [Articles]
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    For the welcome... T,ondon drinking hours are likely to be extended on Saturday week, the day the Queen returns. (19 words)
  • General sees officers [Articles + Illustrations]
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    • ARMY
    General sees officers '< Malaya. Ue«t- General K. G. Bourne fisited •urkhaa last week. Picture shows him meeting Queen's Royal Ke«iment at Tampin (left to WIN Brinson. 3rd Hussars. AIM to General 1 'I •■Cien.L.K.t.M. Perowne, Commander of the l<th »-t.-Coi. isx. Pi»t;ott. CommandlnK nn if r s vj£7» Regiment; (68 words)
  • UNIVERSITY SEEKS 3 MEN FOR NEW JOBS BUT STILL CAN'T FIND THEM [Articles + Illustrations]
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    UNIVERSITY SEEKS 3 MEN FOR NEW JOBS BUT STILL CAN'T FIND THEM World appeal made m vain WANTED: Professors to head new departments at the University of Malaya. This call has been circulating throughout the world, including Malaya, lor the last two or three years. No one suitable to HI (323 words)
  • The jungle men took cucumbers [Articles]
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    The jungle men took cucumbers THREE members of a Jungle Company. Pte. Majid. CpL Wahid and Pte. BaharJ were convicted m the police court. at Johore Bahru of stealing some cucumbers and using criminal force on a Chinese taxi driver. They were each fined a total of $225. Baharl pleaded (153 words)
  • The Bishop lays foundation stone [Articles + Illustrations]
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    The Bishop lays foundation stone The Bishop of Singapore, the Xt Rev. Henry Woife-Baines. laying the foundation stone of the St. Mark's Tamil Parsonage building m Seremban. (27 words)
  • ADVANCE AIR LISTS PLAN NOT PRACTICAL [Articles]
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    ADVANCE AIR LISTS PLAN NOT PRACTICAL Officials of a number <*t airlines m Singapore s:iid today, that sending passenger lists m advance would be. UM expend vt Thcv werv commenting on t suggestion that airlines .should send passenger Lists m advance to the office concerned m Singapore, and at other (244 words)
  • Boring for Water [Articles]
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    Boring for Water The Singapore City Council will shortly carry out boring tests to find out the depth and quantity -of water available at Bedok Point. It is believed there is a vast underground n-servoir m the area, capable of supplying th<» whole colony m times of emergency. (48 words)
  • Training schemes for local men stepped up [Articles]
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    Training schemes for local men stepped up 126 OFFICERS STUDY— ABROAD OIHE Government is stepping up its scholarship and training scheme to enable more suitable local men to occupy senior posts m Singapore administration and give the public better service. There are now 126 officers studying m foreign universities. Oft (187 words)
  • Plastic hoses tested [Articles]
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    Plastic hoses tested Plastic hosea have been te I by 4. r »o Bremen at liaida pumped 10,000 of water a minute out Ol Grand Union Canal. I imc was allowed to pan over th^ hosea Senior ftre and P officers watched the effect (44 words)
  • Page 5 Advertisements
    • Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
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      111 WIV it I ft tft Your doctor ij If could tell you \pk\ i \jsm how NEUTRADONNA 1 I I I'llJliSfy vl thing and 1 will' speedy action neuf li\ 4iP litv 7 d fir 1 'lete ti ni for HI j Your nearest dispensary can jj£^i^>' serve you (79 words)
  • Hollywood smiles [Articles]
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    Hollywood smiles Tab Hunter says h< sweater girls but always ivr up with the kind that KNU them. Denise Darcel turned an offer from the Rouge m Pari.s with tm& wi*^« "Can't can-can." (33 words)
  • Page 6 Miscellaneous
    • Page 6 Miscellaneous Column 1 [Miscellaneous]
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      MANDRAKE by Lee Falk and Phil Davis j gTAR personnel, as a hiring tail, or r-% I m any job where you have m TAD7AM by Edgar Rice Burroughs /AKiLrAIN "-^•Z7 type and sometimes nn <i to be i I, W^UgJk^'Ugn pushed into things which w\\\ WJ .y .^W >4 (421 words)
  • An Oxford accent is not essential [Articles]
    • Page 7
    An Oxford accent is not essential ERS must imstandard oJ > uxiord ac am to v m, v ot rtcd SI t unii report G Nottinglicating that I some trainee to the de- tiiidren thej will I I n tv teach." vi them were Some students, re told, spoke caregained (182 words)
  • THESE GIRLS HAD £20 NOW THEY ARE RICH [Articles]
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    THESE GIRLS HAD £20 NOW THEY ARE RICH MARTEU and Edith had just 1:20 m the l •♦<" them when 1 «P In business four ICO. »»"•>■ are showing the 1 the products of their *»r which they have :MI!l down a 1 5.00U *H«H m a wartime When the (200 words)
  • SO THIS IS WHAT MOVES A CAR! [Articles + Illustrations]
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    • FREE PRESS
    SO THIS IS WHAT MOVES A CAR! picture. Phang How Weng, a senior student at Victoria Institution, Kuala Lumpur, demonstrates to colleagues the gear mechanism of a motor vehicle at the school's science exhibition which was held last week. Free Press (41 words)
  • JUDGE HITS AT SELFISH PARENTS [Articles]
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    JUDGE HITS AT SELFISH PARENTS ►I tid m th< I > c Court m i m mselv< to -ir children, there would be ifutun ire pul .it risk by the selfishness «>C their p md the com* m unity wou ter hope to be nov. I m n ist flim (215 words)
  • 'Make speedway safe' plea [Articles]
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    'Make speedway safe' plea Safety measure* at crystal Palace speedway track ihould be' Unproved, a jury urged ;it the Beckenham, Kmt. lnauest on 25-year-old amateur rid»T Leonard Hall. Hall died after i collision with a riderlesi mo-tor-cycle :it the track. Verdict: Death by misadventure. 1 (45 words)
  • The vanishing pram... [Articles]
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    The vanishing pram... Mrs. Gwendoline Miles looked to if her 19-month-old baby was all right m her pram outside her home m Elginavenue. Maida Vale. The pram had vanished Mrs. Miles searched the neighbourhood, called the police...and just alter they arrived up walked Mrs Miles's father, pushing the pram. "It (63 words)
  • The dry English [Articles]
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    The dry English Tho average Englishman today drinks 11 galloni ot beer less every year than his grandfather did 50 years ago. said Mi-si Stella Cuniffe, the brewery statistician, at a meeting m London (34 words)
  • A Prayer Book held the clue to riddle of ship's cabin 166 [Articles]
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    A Prayer Book held the clue to riddle of ship's cabin 1 66 rE mystery of the widow m Cab!n 166 was cleared up after the 25,500t0n liner Stirling Castle sailed into Southampton from South Africa. IT was m Cabin 166 that 48-year-old Mrs. Marjorie Elizabeth Gaze, of Grove-place, Nursling, (255 words)
  • MYSTERY BANG [Articles]
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    MYSTERY BANG A mystery explosion set telephone bells ringing, electric lights flashing, windows rattling, and cracked the wall of a house at Carlton, Nottin ham. (25 words)
  • WEED BARRIER [Articles]
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    WEED BARRIER Wire barriers to keep weed off the beaches are to be tried out at Worthing. (17 words)
  • THF BABOONS COME BACK [Articles]
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    THF BABOONS COME BACK BASSOONS are coming back into Manchester's Halle Orchestra -after a dis pute between the Halle Society and the Musicians' Union had kept them silent for some time. When the orchestra sick- ed bwwon player recently the union banned the em ptoyment of any substitute Works that (73 words)
  • Page 7 Advertisements
  • THEY JOHORE [Articles + Illustrations]
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    THEY JOHORE QRANGE light- the midnight sk headed west down the Ml towards the ODcn sea Fj r l lights of )^z BJhruK pinpoints rcflectc, W Half a mile to p:: H Singapore island's nrrfhe^K r e black against th. si- y|; ne^Kr starboard, the for..bod. n§',^H rose sheer from (193 words)
  • GUARD THE RE STRAITS [Articles + Illustrations]
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    • CHEW BOON CHIN
    GUARD THE RE STRAITS WILLIAM FISH Story by to be. And a lot hungrier. Terrorists m most parts of Malaya are by now well accustomed to hunger. But this is still a fairly novel experience for those Communists operating m South lohore. For many years they had almost unlimited access (393 words)
  • Indo-China war is [Articles + Illustrations]
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    Indo-China war is Mr. Foster Dulles ami Mr. Men musi swallow these hard facts at Geneva AFTER EIGHT YEARS FRANCE HAS NOT THE WILL NCK THE MEANS TO WIN. VIETWINH CANNOT WIN EITHER. A 'BARGAIN' IS ESSENTIAL, SAY: STEPHEN COULTER. ry thil the of H rhei no hope ol ie (939 words)
  • AN ISLAND WO LONGER [Articles]
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    AN ISLAND WO LONGER rpHERE 111 soon be one ten Island In the world Romantic Sicily island i>t sunshine, '•i ante grove And blood thirsty baud too Is to br coned to the mainland <»t itaiv by a road rail bi two mil.' v. Ide Straits of 11) Hot blooded (187 words)
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  • A Red Racket [Articles]
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    A Red Racket en us time its NOISE) MOSCOW is a poor place for light sleepers. A Soviet citizen, A. Erokhin, has finally poured out his troubles m a letter to the Editor of th? Izvestia. He alleges th.it no bedroom however high or secluded, can escape Moscow's nocturnal racket; (251 words)
  • KUWAIT-TO-U.K. OIL LINE PLAN [Articles + Illustrations]
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    KUWAIT-TO-U.K. OIL LINE PLAN rpHE world's richest oil reserves linked with Britain by a four-thou-sand-mile pipeline. This is the plan top British oil engineers are working on m air-conditioned offices along the Persian Gulf. They want Kuwait's booming Burghan Field's 1.000.000--barrels-a-day production piptd direct to a new "world's biggest" refinery (359 words)
  • BEHIND THE WIRE AT SUEZ [Articles + Illustrations]
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    • NA-NA
    BEHIND THE WIRE AT SUEZ T*HE Suez Cunal zone is the only place m the world where "occupation"' troops hide m barbed-wire enclosures while armed police and soldiers of the "occupied" nation stand guard on every street corner. That is the implausible state of affairs m a strategic strip, where (595 words)
  • Viking and Princess [Articles + Illustrations]
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    Viking and Princess Robert Warner and Janet Leigh recreate to the life the young Viking hero Prince Valiant and his beautiful Aleta. Princess of the Misty Isles, m 20th-century Fox's CinemaScope spectacle "Prince Valiant" m Technicolor. (36 words)
  • Vitamin C—an Elixir of Youth? [Articles]
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    Vitamin C— an Elixir of Youth? Thomas R. Henry b\ VITAMIN, C, the "ascorbic acid" found m citrus fruits and many fresh vegetables, has been singled out m tests as a veritable elixir of youth. It regulates m some way the rate of formation of cholesterol m the body, according (401 words)
  • PROFESSORS FLOCK TO AMERICA [Articles]
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    PROFESSORS FLOCK TO AMERICA Fred Manor Reverse *Len<Mease* m Brainpower by writing from a liner m mid-Atlantic LITTLE is said these days about the enormous lend-lease In reverse that America is obtaining from Europe. I am referring to European brainpower, and our good ship Stockholm is carrying a highly valuable (571 words)
  • Bridge Hand [Articles + Illustrations]
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    Bridge Hand Both sides vulnerable South dealer The bidding: Soutu West North Bast 2 NT. Pass 6 NT: All oaas |>OOKS by John R. Crawford seem to be tumbling over one another's jactcets of- late. His most recent. Crawford's Contract Bridge," is a big book (367 pages) but none too (371 words)
  • Page 12 Miscellaneous
    • Page 12 Miscellaneous Column 1 [Miscellaneous]
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      POCKET CARTOON by OSBERT LANCASTER -Mrk! ft "Lrt's 'o\n- >t i cortscirurnCs don't k«« (o 'fur uf>our (his or >rr'll ntvtr j?rt (hci( pay Hr n (26 words)
    • Page 12 Miscellaneous Column 2 [Miscellaneous]
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      Daily Crosstw&ird CLUEB acko.nS: jl,u ;t iK room ti i, lye around bere (5> crter? if) •It Is obviously all right 7 Another way of spelling later. to start the African animal. l 5) (7. 6» 9 A little punishment, (3) i The spirit In which ;i bad Legacy 15 (226 words)
  • THE LONG, LONG TRAILER [Articles + Illustrations]
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    THE LONG, LONG TRAILER The story so far..,, j Nick Col lin i buys his bride, Tacy Bolt on, a 35- feet trailer as a wedding present a glistening swaying aluminium monster that soon lands I the happy couple m trouble. A new trailer meant a new and stronger car, (1145 words)
  • WHAT A CRITIC SAID OF IT... [Articles]
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    WHAT A CRITIC SAID OF IT... IN 'THE LUNG, LONG 1 TRAILER" Lucille Ball and Dezi Arnaz, latest stars of television, give us two hours of lightly entertaining pleasure, with the adventures of a honeymoon couple m an outsize tralier. The. theme has possibilities and these are very competently handled. (99 words)
  • Good story, well done [Articles]
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    Good story, well done Colorado where it always contrives to go wrong on tne steepest gradients imaginable. We are treated to all to trials of trailer life, among them the reception by horrified relatives whose flimsy garage topples at the trailers touch, and the too-kind attentions of fellow trailer travellers (104 words)
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  • SAWLF ralimg costs S'pore [Articles + Illustrations]
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    SAWLF ralimg costs S'pore two medal* Stay home men better than Manila winners By KIMN PFTERS rITO S i n g a p o r eweightlifters could have won medals at the second Asian (iames m Manila had the Singapore Olympic I Sports Council allowed them to go. The Singapore (349 words)
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    DAN IS FAST ON DRAW Toss a com and see DAN BRYCS, a modest MidWestern American, 47 years old, claim* to be the world's fasted pistol hipfhooter Gunfightera f >f the >id West seldom lived long enough to find out it age would slow them On the draw. Brycp i (261 words)
  • CHELSEA XI IN NEW YORK [Articles]
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    CHELSEA XI IN NEW YORK The Chelsea Soccer Club of London arrived m New York m two plane* for the start of an etght game United Stated-Canadian tour. Club members telegraphed President Eisenhower It hopes the games will further British "underStanding and amity." (43 words)
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    'Boxing champions must defend titles promptly' ROBERT K. Chrlstenberry. chairman of the New York Boxing Commission. says j that an agreement has been reached to force world boxin? champions to defend their title promptly or risk losing them. Christenberry said, that there was full agreement on the subject at a (156 words)
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    New Jaguar sets Le Mans lap record A new. low. even sleeker looking. Jaguar sports car sel. an unofficial lap record at Le Mans during a trial on the 13--kilometre 492 metre circuit used for the famous Le Man's 24-hour automobile race. Britain's Tony Rolt drove the Jaguar over the (119 words)
  • YANKS HELD TO BASEBALL DRAW [Articles]
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    YANKS HELD TO BASEBALL DRAW H.iseball teams frpm the visiting American aircraft carrier Tanwi playtd two exciting draws with New Boutll Wales teams at Petersham Oval, Sydney. The Americans, who had not played together as a team since last September, drew one all m the first game, and 2-all m (53 words)
  • Leeds United draws [Articles]
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    Leeds United draws Leeds United drew one-one with a selected team from eastern Netherlands at Deventer. Holland. Both goals were, .scored m the first half.— Reuter (26 words)
  • PAKISTAN TOURISTS FEEL THE COLD IN U.K. [Articles]
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    PAKISTAN TOURISTS FEEL THE COLD IN U.K. SEVENTEEN Pakintan cricket lourtsti the 18th, fast bowler Khan Muh irnmud, Is v proteshional with Ix>werhouse, In tiie LMWMhIn LMfUt have arrived m I l-ui shivering with the fold I lie Mi i PakMtti team ever to visit Kiii'inid ran into a K"le (215 words)
  • Sensational golf by Bobby Locke [Articles]
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    Sensational golf by Bobby Locke OOBBY Locke of South Africa won the Dunlop 2,000 Guineas Golf Tournament at Southport, Lancashire. And he did it m typical Locke style. With a sensational recovery (torn a bunker on the 275--yard 18th hole. Locke took the 90 holes professional championship m a one- (137 words)
  • Brazil soccer tour [Articles]
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    Brazil soccer tour Brazil* world cup soccer team, will play two eames m Portugal, one on May 30, the rther m June 2, before con.inuiiui to Switzerland. (27 words)
  • Stumping the umpires [Articles]
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    Stumping the umpires A bowler is running up to deliver the ball. He sees Ihe non-striker out of hia ground and throws the ball at the wicket, misses it, and two runs are taken. Should they allowed? Here is a question, one of 46, directed at umpires seeking full membership (72 words)
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    I WON'T be next —Landy A USTRALIAN miler John Landy said he was not surprised to hear that Roger Bannister was the lucky man who went through the four-minute barrier. "The mile suits his style to a T," he said. am sure that many more toill acrieve similar results now (246 words)
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    MOTTRAM BREAKS 17yr RUN TOJVT Mottram became the first Briton to win the British Hard Courts Lawn Tennis title since Bunny Austin m 1937 when he beat countryman Geoff Paish. In the championships held at Bournemouth, Hampshire, Mottram toon the men's singles final 6 —4, 6 —3, 7—5 He is (57 words)
  • Club to tour [Articles]
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    Club to tour The Welsh Rugby Union have given permission for the Swansea Club to tour Rumania m August providing they do not play on a Sunday. To do so would be against the Welsh. Rugby Union rules. (38 words)
  • GLASGOW CUP [Articles]
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    GLASGOW CUP Third Lanark beat Rangers by one goal to zero at Hampden Park to win the Glasgow Charity Cup.— Reuter (21 words)
  • DUGGAN LEADS ARMY RECOVERY [Articles]
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    DUGGAN LEADS ARMY RECOVERY Scoreboard ARMY v IA ARMY D Dent b Bhatri 0 P. Short h Armuilla. 17 G. Barron c An^uiila b Bhatri 0 A. Oscroft Angullli 4 b. Duggan run out 55 i Ford few L&n Bingn 2f> i R. Pitrre Ibw Bhatri 2 i A. Snnlook (464 words)
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    "Gotcher", reads the expression of 11. Bath, the WarringUn second row forward, as he catches Halifax centre-three P. Todd m possession during the Rugby League Cup Final at Wembley. Warrington won this replay 8-4.— Reuter picture. (36 words)
  • Choongs return for Thomas Cup [Articles]
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    Choongs return for Thomas Cup F.P. Sports Reporter \VE should have no difficulty m retaining the Thomas Cup next year," said Malaya Thomas Cup stars Ooi Teik Hock and Ong Poh Lim on their return to Singapore yesterday by air from Sydney. The Choong brothers will be back by then (352 words)
  • SOVIET PRAISE FOR JAP BAT [Articles]
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    SOVIET PRAISE FOR JAP BAT T'HE newspaper, Soviet Sport, ex- presses high praises for the Japanese men's and women's table tennis teams which won the world championship recently m London— and also for the new paddle which the Japanese introduced there. "The Japanese paddle, fortified with a centimetre thick rubber, (71 words)
  • ARGENTINE ACE FIRST IN PRIX [Articles]
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    ARGENTINE ACE FIRST IN PRIX Jo.'-c Froilan Gonzales of Argentina won the Grand Prix De Bordeaux Road Race yesterday on a 1% litre Italian Ferrari. Robert Manzon and Maurice Trintignant were second and third. Both are French, and drive Ferraris AP (41 words)
  • 60 FOOT SHOT PUT [Articles]
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    60 FOOT SHOT PUT Olympic champion Parry O'Brien of Los Angeles surpassed the sup posedly unpenetrable 60-foot mark m the shotput on Saturday when he made an amazing put of 60 feet 5 4 inches m the Pacific Coast Conference track meet, breaking his own world record.— A.P. (48 words)
  • R.A.F. TENGAH HIT OUT, BUT HELDTODRAW [Articles]
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    R.A.F. TENGAH HIT OUT, BUT HELDTODRAW ROYAL AIR TENGAH batsmen hit out m the Singapore junior cricket tourney yesterday. Handley, Shufflebotham MM) Mychael all had half centuries. But it was m vain. Posts and Telegraph held them to a draw. Results of the junior matches: SECTION A I'niversity of Malaya (319 words)
  • GREEKS WIN [Articles]
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    GREEKS WIN ■J! J** k track team defeated by. 136 point* to 72 yesterday f »na! of a two-day meet. The UtJ^ took seven first places. (26 words)
  • PACER GETS TROPHY FOR FIRST PLACE [Articles]
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    PACER GETS TROPHY FOR FIRST PLACE Alec Breckenridge, Scottish runner now a freshman at Villanova, is entitled to the first place trophy for beating Mai Whitfield at Atlantic City Sunday the Amateur Athletic Union <AAU> has decided. Breckenridge was entered as a pace-setter for the first half mile, but kept (131 words)
  • TOURNAMENT POSITIONS [Articles]
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    TOURNAMENT POSITIONS Positions m the tourney are: M P W I- I) Its Ptg Army 5 5 5 30 100.00 Chinese 5 5 4 1 24 80 00 SCC. 5 *4 3 1 18 75 RAF (S) B 5 2 12 16 »3 rndlana 5 5 2 2 l 14 (88 words)
  • AUSTRIA BEAT WALES XI 2-0 [Articles]
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    AUSTRIA BEAT WALES XI 2-0 AUSTRIA boat Wales 2 0 m a .soccer international m Vienna alter ii r 'O«il!Pss first h;>lf. Yuro.shivi i \vl:<> play England next. Sunday, were beaten 2 0 b; Belgium m a soccer International at Zagreb. Belgium lt-ti 1 0 »t lulf time. Reuter (49 words)
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  • STORE RETURNS WITH 19 MEDALS [Articles + Illustrations]
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    STORE RETURNS WITH 19 MEDALS Games squad is due today SINGAPORE'S Asian (ianuvs contingent left Manila this morning on their way home. They have 19 medals to bring through the Customs at Kallang airport when they land this evening. THE (cam is expected to land at f> p.m., out SOS( (572 words)
  • BOLTON WIN BUT SHEFFIELD LOSE [Articles]
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    BOLTON WIN BUT SHEFFIELD LOSE ry\\\\ British Bolton \v i A soci a team beat the Brasallan Bt ngu I)' 1 Hio 3 0 at Ghent ,".> lum) terday. In Antwerp the BrasUian PortuI De Sportes soccer te.im of Sao i beat Sheffield Wednesday 6-0. (44 words)
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    picture. Scene at the Singapore Badminton Hall as the Australian tennis stars gave their exhibitions .it the weekend. This is the doubles match between Fraser ami Hartarl* ii^iii i?wi Hoad and Emerson.— Free Press (34 words)
  • S'pore weights [Articles]
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    S'pore weights WKIOIHs for Saturday, first day of the Singapore Turf Club's May meeting Cl. 1. Hiv I—l Mils. Forest Beau 9.00 Cinema II K.U9 Rigoletlo X.OX Roman (..ill. s 8.05 King port 8.04 Never A Blank H. 0.1 Oleander 8.00 The Strand 9.13 .losker II 7.11 hesiere* 7.10 Who (425 words)
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    -Now for that stadium-SAYS KIAT BeCMM <>i Singapore's eenlrml position In Asia it semis likrh that the "olony will «et the fourth Asian Gmki Mr II Kiat. leader ot tbr contingent to M inij.i MM \.sterdav that Singapore will have to start thinking fast on building a stadium. Kiit said (143 words)
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    10-0 FOR KINTA Kinta Rangers be.:t Windsor Rovers. 10-0 m a Div. 3B league match at J.ihm Besar stadium (19 words)
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