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The Straits Times, 21 June 1950

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  • Masthead [Title Section]
    The Straits Times M4L/JK4S NATIONAL NEWSPAPER: ESTABLISHED 1845 TWELVE PAGES SINGAPORE, WEDNESDAY JUNE 21, 1950. PRICE TEN CENTS  (18 words)
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  • BENHAM REPORT APPROVED [Articles]
    BENHAM REPORT APPROVED Official Warns Singapore Govt. Clerks QOVERNMENT clerks who have threatened to "go slow*' were sharply warned yesterday by the Acting Colonial Secretary, Mr. J. D. M. Smith, when winding up the debate on the Benham Report in the Singapore Legislative Council. The major recommendations of the report...  (2604 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles + Illustrations]
    F!/»\ -LIEUT. P. BIRCH. 36-year-old captain of the Dakota from No. 38 Squadron R.A.A.F., which is the first of eight to arrive for anti-bandit operations with the RAF and KNZAF r.iits Times picture.  (33 words)
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  • Bid To Suppress Union Alleged [Articles]
    Bid To Suppress Union Alleged AN allegation that Rediffusion (Singapore) Ltd., was trying to suppress trade unionism among its employees an act which was against the Government's policy of encouraging the growth of the movement was made by Mr. Lim Yew Hock (Nominated) in the Singapore Legislative Council yesterday. Mr...  (404 words)
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  • NEW FREE PRESS FEATURE TODAY [Articles]
    NEW FREE PRESS FEATURE TODAY rDAY the Free Press begins publication of "The God That Failed," the bestseller in which six famous writers tell the story of their journey into Communism and their return. First writer in the series is Arthur Korstler, author of "Spanish Testament."  (46 words)
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  • UPPER HOUSE IN NZ TO GO [Articles]
    UPPER HOUSE IN NZ TO GO WELLINGTON, Tues.— The Upper House in New Zealand's Parliament is to be abolished in the next Parliamentary session, the Prime Minister, Mr. Sidney Holland, announced today. The present 25 members of the Council are appointed and are predominantly Labour. The Government intends to appoint...  (66 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles + Illustrations]
    THE AIRCRAFT carriers. Ocean (top) and Unicorn (above) which arrived at Singapore naval base yesterday from Hong Kong. Ocean, under the command of Capt. B. Logan, K.N at present largely used as a trooper, will take on naval personnel from Singapore for home. Unicorn (Capt. H. S. Hopkins) now mostly...  (70 words)
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  • Malaya Killings "A Mistake" [Articles]
    Malaya Killings "A Mistake" LOS NEGROS, (Admiralty tiroup), Tuesday. A JAPANESE lieutenant-general told the War Crimes Court here today that the killing of 110 Australian and 35 Indian prisoners of war in Malaya was the result of a mistake and confusion over an order. The General. Takuma Nishimura, is accused...  (152 words)
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  • 1,241 Dead Bandits [Articles]
    1,241 Dead Bandits From Oar Staff Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR. Tues. SECURITY Forces killed 1,241 bandits from the beginning of the Emergency to the end of last month according to figures issued today They also captured 668 bandits of whom 134 were wounded in battles. Four hundred and eighty-five bandits were...  (101 words)
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  • Bluebird For Record Bid [Articles]
    Bluebird For Record Bid LONDON, Tues.— The 11-year-old Bluebird. British speed ace Sir Malcolm Campbell's speedboat, will go to Lake Conlsjton. Cumberland, on Saturday to challenge American attempts to beat the world water speed record of 141 m.p.h. set up by him In 1939. Making the bid is 29-year-old Donald...  (60 words)
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  • NURSES SURVEY [Articles]
    NURSES SURVEY LONDON. Tues.— A survey of a hospital group showed that only 40 out of every 100 student nursre in Britain are likely to complete their training and become State-re-gistered.—Reuter.  (31 words)
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  • GEN. SMUTS [Articles]
    GEN. SMUTS PRETORIA Tues.— An official bulletin said Gen. Jan Smuts spent a more comfortable night last night and this morning he was feeling the benefit of It.— Reuter.  (29 words)
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  • 1,469 War Claims Paid [Articles]
    1,469 War Claims Paid UP to a fortnight ago, 1.469 claims were assessed by the Singapore office of the War Damage Commission and payments of $350 each made, Mr. John Laycock was informed In the Singapore Legislative Council yesterday. He was also told that the first four payments were made...  (78 words)
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  • FOUR HURT IN AXE FIGHT [Articles]
    FOUR HURT IN AXE FIGHT Three women and a man were admitted to the General HospitaPseriously injured yesterday after a fight In which axes were used In a house at Neil Road.  (32 words)
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  • EMPTY JOKES [Articles]
    EMPTY JOKES LONDON, Tues. British theatre managers are so worried by a recent fall in box office reiurns that the 6,000-strong Variety Artists Federation has appealed to its members not to crack jokes about empty houses. Managers blame the empty seats on the seasonal slump, on de-rationing of petrol and...  (54 words)
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  • BETTER DEAL FOR BRITISH SABIES [Articles]
    BETTER DEAL FOR BRITISH SABIES LONDON. Tuesday. NEXT week is National Baby Week in Britain, so the National Baby Welfare Council has issued a "code of conduct" telling grown-ups how to behave. The Council gives this advice: BE specially polite to any toddler yon meet. DONT play with his toys...  (97 words)
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  • AWARDS FOR NEGRI ACTION [Articles]
    AWARDS FOR NEGRI ACTION TWO Gurkhas of the 1/7 JL Gurkha Rifles, one a sergeant and the other a lant e-corporal. have received decorations for gallantry during a recent engagement with bandits near Tltl hi Negrl Sembiian. The platoon sergeant, Parnabahadur Rai, was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal. L/Cpl. Balbahadur...  (100 words)
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  • Reds Boycott Ceylon State Opening [Articles]
    Reds Boycott Ceylon State Opening COLOMBO, Tuesday. pEYLON'S All-Communist Parliamentary Opposition today boycotted the ceremonial opening of Parliament by the Governor-lie neral Lord Soulbury. Large police forces were on duty as a safeguard. In his speech which indicates the principal measures the Government proposes Lord Soulbury made these points. A...  (137 words)
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  • 'TERRORISTS NOT GETTING OUTSIDEHELP' [Articles]
    'TERRORISTS NOT GETTING OUTSIDEHELP From Our Staff Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Tuesday. TpHE Federation Government has no evidence of any infiltration of arms or personnel from China, or anywhere else to assist the terrorists in Malaya, said the Acting Chief Secretary, Mr. M. V. Del Tufo, at a Press conference in...  (680 words)
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  • Immigration Offices Criticised [Articles]
    Immigration Offices Criticised riOVERNMENT'S attention \X was drawn to the condition of the depot at East Wharf occupied by the Singapore Immigration Department, by Nominated Councillor Mr. Pat de Souza In the Legislative Council yesterday. Mr. de Souza described the conditions under which the staff of the department worked In...  (162 words)
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  • STUDY TOUR BY JOURNALIST [Articles]
    STUDY TOUR BY JOURNALIST Mr. E. P. W. da Costa, editor of the "Eastern Economist," arrived in Singapore yesterday afternoon by QEABOAC Constellation from Jakarta, on a study tour. He is on Ms way back to India, but will remain in Singapore for several days.  (45 words)
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  • Page 1 Advertisements

  • Helicopter Jump at Niagara [Articles]
    Helicopter Jump at Niagara NIAGARA FALLS (Ontario), Tuesday. LLOYD HILL said yesterday that he will attempt to negotiate the Niagara Falls in a steel barrel on July 16 after being dropped from a helicopter upstream. Hill said he will plummet into the Niagara River 200 yards from the crest of...  (265 words)
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  • CHARGED AS SPY [Articles + Illustrations]
    CHARGED AS SPY ALFRED DEAN SLACK, 44-year-old New York chemist, who has been charged with helping to pass atom bomb secrets to the British traitor, Fuchs. AJP. picture.  (28 words)
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  • NO COMMENT [Articles]
    NO COMMENT WASHINGTON. Tues State Department officials would not comment yesterday on a report that Marshall Plan ambassador, Mr. Averell Harriman, was likely t» succeed Mr. Dean Acheson as Secretary of State before the end of the year. The columnist Walter Winchell made the prediction. Reuier.  (46 words)
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  • AMBASSADOR LOSES JOB IN INDIA [Articles]
    AMBASSADOR LOSES JOB IN INDIA ThT h wit f dra al from of the Argentine AmbassaAir E Car Tascher w announced in Buents n day by the Argentine Foreign Office hanrpn !"n ?S^ do r u was recentl y involved in a disturDance ,n a night club, when water was...  (53 words)
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  • Page 2 Advertisements

    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      NOTICES TRONOH MINES, LIMITED (Incorporated in England) The Board of Dirrctors has declared an Interim Dividend of one shilling per share lees Income Tax at 9 shillings in the in respect of the Company's financial year ending 31st December 1949 payable In London on 4th July 1950 to all shareholders...  (541 words)
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      NOTICES FOR SALE M.V.'LATANI M. V LATANI."— Steel T/S Diesel Cargo Vessel. Length. 104 ft.; beam, 21 ft.; depth, 8} ft.; cargo hold, 66 ft. x 21 ft. x 7 ft. 11, 000 cub. ft. capacity; loaded draft, 7 ft. Two new twin Caterpillar D 13,000 marine engines, each 115...  (908 words)
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Advertisements]
      SINGAPORE ST. ANDREW'S SOCIETY Members are reminded of Tne Annual General Meeting of the Society which takes place at the Singapore Cricket Club today. Wednesday, at 5. 1S p.m. A. A. EWINQ. Vice Chieftain. Singapore, 19 June, 1950. S.S. GOVERNMENT 3% WAR LOAN 1953/60 Notice Is hereby given that the...  (87 words)
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 [Advertisements]
      N0TICE ?:..>? j MALAYAN CHINESE ASSOCIATION 4th Unlimited $1/- Sweep For MEMBERS only Drawing at Kuala Lumpur, on Sunday, the 16th July. Tickets now available at all Branches and Sub-Branches of the Association. THE TAPAH RUBBER ESTATES, LTD. (Incorporated In the Colony of Singapore) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an...  (641 words)
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 5 [Advertisements]
      NOTICES THE MALAY REGIMENT Tender for the supply of Cigarettes for a period of 7 months to the Malay Regimmt. Tenders are invited for the supply of Cigarettes to the Malay Regiment. Approximate monthly requirements 760.000. Tender forms may be obtained on application to Regimental Headquarters, The Malay Regiment. PORT...  (314 words)
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 6 [Advertisements]
      ANNOUNCE Oj|| the opening of their office:GROUND FLOOR, SHELL HOUSE, COLLYER QUAY. FOR ALL TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS AIR LAND SEA TELEPHONE XXXXX THE AMERICAN EXPRESS CO. INC. N. J PERRIN, MANAGER. "J/Usynif Sood Sonfeclivm \ty Askfor'TOßCH" Brand Sweets! FRASER o NEAVE (CONFECTIONERY) LTD. 2 SIAK STRKT S'POBE PHONE-- 68 72. WILLYS-OVERLAND,.,....  (166 words)
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  • 49 FEARED DEAD IN SEA DISASTER [Articles]
    49 FEARED DEAD IN SEA DISASTER One Survivor Of Explosion CAIRO, Tuesday. J^KSCUK ships had today picked up only one survivor an Indian seaman of the 50 men aboard the British 7,300 ton freighter Indian Enterprise, which exploded in the Red Sea last night. The Indian Enterprise was on the...  (303 words)
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  • Malaya Talks In Washington [Articles]
    Malaya Talks In Washington WASHINGTON, Tues. THE situation in Malaya and South-East Asia Ml discussed yesterday between the British Ambassador to the United States, Sir Olive"- Franks, and Mr. Dean Rusk. Assistant Secretory vj State in charge of Far Eastern Affairs at the State Department Sir Oliver was in conference...  (58 words)
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  • U.K. Not To Act On MacA Complaint [Articles]
    U.K. Not To Act On MacA Complaint LONDON, Tuts. THE British Government will take no action on Gen. MacArthur's complaint that the Tokyo correspondent of the London Times, Mr. Frank Hawl<\\ had inaccurately reported eventa in Japan. the Foreign* Under Secretary, Mi Err:cst Uavies, sai I yesterday Britain did not...  (120 words)
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  • BORNEO SHOCK [Articles]
    BORNEO SHOCK NEW DELHI. Tues. An earthquake shock, of moderate intensity with its epicentre 3,400 miles away in Borneo, was recorded by New Delhi Meteorological Office 1 yesterday —Reuter.  (29 words)
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  • DOCTORS REPLACE KIDNEY [Articles]
    DOCTORS REPLACE KIDNEY Drii'Tftrf i CHICAGO, Tuesday. UCIOK.V hive smievslull> removed a diseased kidney from a woman and replaced it with a healthy one taken from a dead woman. She was 49 years old The doctors said she was'willintr to gamble rather than lie back and wat for death." The...  (66 words)
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  • BACK FROM MALAYA [Articles + Illustrations]
    BACK FROM MALAYA MR. JoilN STRACHEY, British War Minister, greeted by his family after flying back from Malaya. From left are his son, Charles, Mrs. Strachey, and daughter Elizabeth— A.P. picture.  (31 words)
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  • Was 'Requested' To Carry Arms [Articles]
    Was 'Requested' To Carry Arms MR. STRACHEY EXPLAINS LONDON, Tuesday. BRITAIN'S War Minister, Mr. John Strachey, said yesterday he carried arms on operations against Communists during his recent visit to Malaya because he was requested to do so by the officers in command of his party at various times. "I...  (219 words)
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  • PLANES STONED [Articles]
    PLANES STONED TOULOUSE, Tues.—Striking vineyard workers yesterday drove off two planes with a barrage of stones when they flew over to spread sulphur on the neglected vines. Both machines were hit but were able to return to base. Reuter.  (39 words)
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  • Two More Years Of U.S. Govt. Synthetic Rubber [Articles]
    Two More Years Of U.S. Govt. Synthetic Rubber WASHINGTON, Tuesday. I EGISLATION keeping the American Government in the synthetic rubber business for two more years has been passed by the House of Representatives and sent to President Truman, whose signature will make it law. Last month the House voted for...  (142 words)
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  • ACTRESS MEETS KING, QUEEN [Articles]
    ACTRESS MEETS KING, QUEEN LONDON, Tues.— The film actress, Irene Dunne, now in Britain to play the part of Queen Victoria in the film "Mudlark," met the King and Queen on Saturday and later had tea with Marquess and Marchioness of Carisbrooke, in London. Reuter.  (45 words)
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  • AIR VICTIMS [Articles]
    AIR VICTIMS BAHREIN, (Persian Gulf) Tues. Rescue workers yesterday recovered the bodies of two more occupants of the Air France Skymaster which crashed in the Persian Gulf last Thursday. Thirty-three bodies have now been recovered. U.P.  (36 words)
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  • MacDONALD TALKS WITH BAO DAI [Articles]
    MacDONALD TALKS WITH BAO DAI SAIGON, Tues. ]y|R. Malcolm Mac Donald, Commissioner General for South-East Asia, today saw ex-Emperor Bao Dai, head of the Vietnam state, soon after arriving here by plane from Singapore for his 10 days' holiday. He also saw several French officials, but not M. Leon Pignon,...  (186 words)
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  • 130 DIE IN W. BENGAL FLOODS [Articles]
    130 DIE IN W. BENGAL FLOODS CALCUTTA, Tues. STORMS and floods have killed at least 130 people and injured many more in West Bengal's northern districts of Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri during the past two weeks, relief officials on the spot estimated today. "Unprecedented" landslides had killed 105 in Darjeeling, West...  (145 words)
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  • They Lose £95,500 [Articles]
    They Lose £95,500 LONDON, Tues. QIFTS of more than £100,000 in cash or shares to two British motor chiefs are to be reduced to about £4,500, Parliament resolved today by a vote of 296 to 77. The gifts, tax-free, were made by their companies to Mr. Leonard Lord, of Austins...  (68 words)
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  • 7 POLIO CASES [Articles]
    7 POLIO CASES LONDON. Tues. Seven cases of infantile paralysis were reported in the London area yesterday, one of them an adult. Official returns for the week ending June 10 showed there were 79 cases in the whole of England and Wales, the highest weekly total recorded so far this...  (52 words)
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  • Page 3 Advertisements

  • JOHORE CAMPAIGN SPEEDS UP [Articles]
    JOHORE CAMPAIGN SPEEDS UP "Focal Point Of Pressure," Says Official Survey From Our Staff Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Tuesday. I ARGE-SCALE operations in South Johore are gaining momentum and have already paid dividends, the Federation Government stated at a Press conference in Kuala Lumpur today. "Johore is now a focal point...  (325 words)
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  • NO GOVT. TAX ON M.C.A. LOTTERIES [Articles]
    NO GOVT. TAX ON M.C.A. LOTTERIES From Our SUIT Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Tues. THE Malayan Chinese Association does not pay any Government tax on the lotteries which it conducts because, under the present law. the only sweepstakes taxed in the Federation are those which depend upon the result of a...  (188 words)
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  • METER THEFT ALLEGED [Articles]
    METER THEFT ALLEGED liom Our Ov.n Correspondent JOHORE BAHRU. Tues. Lecng Kirn Mm was charged j in the Johore Bahru Police Coot with the theft of a number of meters from the 221 Vehicle Battalion. Leong ciai'ned urial and the case was postponed for 1 irther investigations to be 'made....  (56 words)
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  • EXCESS LOAD [Articles]
    EXCESS LOAD From Obi Own CorresD<>ndent JOHORE BAHRU. Tues. For carrying an excess load of 17 cwt in his lorry, Ng Chi Ki-n v:?s fined SlOO 'n the  (28 words)
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  • Gurney To See King's Men' [Articles]
    Gurney To See King's Men' From Our Staff Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Tues. rpHE High Commissioner, 1 Sir Henry Gurney, will attend the premiere "All The Kings Men" ihe film about a corrupt American governor which won three Academy awards and teas banned by the Singapoie Film Censor at ihe Rex...  (73 words)
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  • Air Strike In S'gor [Articles]
    Air Strike In S'gor KUALA LUMPUR, Tues. AN air strike was carried out this morning on a target in the RAWANG area of Selangor. At dusk yesterday, a mortar strike was made on a target in the KAJANG area of Selangor. In the TAPAH area of Perak yesterday afternoon, security...  (104 words)
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  • BOMB MEN TO HANG [Articles]
    BOMB MEN TO HANG KUALA LUMPUR, Tues. TWO Chinese today were 1 sentenced to death by Mr. Justice E. N. Taylor in the Supreme Court. Kuala Lumpur, on charges under the Emergency Regulations. The case was a retrial. They were Tan Choon Chua, a 23-year-old rice dealer, who was charged...  (97 words)
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  • RED FLAGS FOUND [Articles]
    RED FLAGS FOUND Nearly 300 Communist pamphlets and 13 flags were found in various areas in Singapore during the last two days. Many flags were found hanging from telephone wires. A Chinese youth with several Communist documents was arrested in Katong.  (41 words)
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  • '55 TOO LOW [Articles]
    '55 TOO LOW The present retirement age of 55 for Singapore Government officers was too low, and special consideration should be given to this question and that of pensions, suggested Mr. E. M. F. Fergusson (Chamber of Commerce) In the Singapore Legislative Council yesterday. Mr. Fergusson gave notice that at...  (83 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles + Illustrations]
    TWO women fainted from among this large crowd at the new regional school at Balestier Road yesterday when registration of students was opened. Eventually, a squad of police under the charge of Mr. Sardara Singh, A.S.P., arrived to restore order.— Straits Times picture.  (43 words)
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  • Page 4 Advertisements

    • Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      Colours Polishes RED TILE FLOORS Excellent also for Stone K^g^^^ffi^^f Floors, Stone Steps, Window- viUk^^ sills. Brick and Cement Paths -fS S^ CARDINAL POLISH I* Grow, duff, Brown, C'Mm, Whnm —4 Trmmfimtmt. fir your cewplexlon/ with PONDS Face Powder! __==d||li!lQ=__ The loveliest comple.^j^^tSi^. xion looks lovelier g=r— Ft jFjfttfjfj I...  (92 words)
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    • Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      „Ite.,»UTIU fiEM" Alarm A new small and Attractive designs shades. Fully Luminous. A Really Practical Attractive Gift From Leading Jewellers Clock Stockists. SMITH'S AGENT: P.O BOX RS, SINGAPORE. T r*w Vv 111 V_^fc JH £?lY^9" tL Stop cold before it gets (Carted. Urn Hudson's "Eumenthol" ju|ub«» 4ally. "Eum«nthor, contained only...  (378 words)
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  • 'Great Scope For Further U.K. Investment' Says Poynton [Articles]
    'Great Scope For Further U.K. Investment' Says Poynton WEW INDUSTRIES NEEDED IN MALAYA fHERE is very great scope for further investment in Malaya of private capital from the United Kingdom, said Sir Hilton Poynton, Deputy Under Secretary of State for the Colonies and Economic Adviser to the Colonial Office, last...  (430 words)
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  • RED SONGS CAN BE SUNG [Articles]
    RED SONGS CAN BE SUNG ALTHOUGH certain Communist song books have been banned, the songs themselves have not been prohibited, the Registrar of Societies, Mr. E. C. S. Adklns told the Straits Times yesterday. He was commenting on the fact that two Communist songs were played at the mass wedding...  (127 words)
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  • Mr. Nehru Leaves [Articles]
    Mr. Nehru Leaves From Our Staff Correspondent PENANG, Tues WITH cries of "Long Live Tf Nehru." Penang Indians b.idr tarewell to the Prime Minister of India this morntng as he left by air for RanO. "I have enjoyed my iy here and hope to come back soon to Malaya." he...  (81 words)
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  • CATHEDRAL WEDDING [Articles + Illustrations]
    CATHEDRAL WEDDING MR. H. J. IRON, engineer representative of C. C. Wakefield and Co.. Singapore, and his bride. Miss Joyce Squire Debenham. of London, after their wedding at St. Andrew's Cathedral, Singapore, yesterday. Straits Times pict ure.  (37 words)
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  • Nine Mouths To Feed With Less Than $100 [Articles]
    Nine Mouths To Feed With Less Than $100 MOTHERS WHO SEEK F.P.A. AID A LMOST all the Chinese women who go to the Singapore Family Planning Association for advice are from the small income group and many of them are mothers of at least seven children. This was stated in...  (238 words)
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  • Singapore Diary [Articles]
    Singapore Diary CHINESE V.M.C.A.: Selegle Road. X' iff meeting. 9 a.m., badminton 1 30 p.m., basketball 5.30 p.m M.Y.F. WEEK: A.C.C.S. Chapel B rvice, 2.40 p.jn. Wesley Guild tti'-etlngr. 8 p.m. W>IN MAS SCHOOL, annual fcthleih; sports, school field. 2.45 p 'ii. Lady Han Hoe Lim will give iu»v the...  (109 words)
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  • V.I.P.s TO HAVE NEW CAR [Articles]
    V.I.P.s TO HAVE NEW CAR VI. P. guests at Govern- ment House, Singapore, will have the use of a 16sjhorse-power car, chosen after considering all available models and after consultation with the Governor, who has agreed. The cost is $7,723.75 cents. In recommending special expenditure of $1,723.75 (in addition to...  (91 words)
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  • Council Tributes To Mr. Smith [Articles]
    Council Tributes To Mr. Smith THE Governor of Singapore, Sir Franklin Gimson, said in the Legislative Council yesterday that co-ordination between the Colony and the Federation governments on financial and economic policies was essential to the future political development of the two territories. sir irantcnn saia mai unless this point...  (386 words)
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  • CO. REMEMBERED [Articles + Illustrations]
    CO. REMEMBERED IN REMEMBRANCE of Lt.Col. Donald MacLeod, who died in the Isle of Wight on Sunday, officers of the Singapore Volunteer Corps gathered at the Cenotaph yesterday to lay a wreath. Col. MacLeod commanded the 2nd Bn. Straits Settlements Volunteer Force during the Malayan campaign. Picture shows: R.S.M. T....  (71 words)
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  • THEFT CHARGE [Articles]
    THEFT CHARGE SEGAMAT, Tues.— A young Malay, Ismail bin Jenl, was charged in the Segamat Court with theft of a wrist watch. Bail in $200 was offered.  (27 words)
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  • KALLANG AIRPORT ARRIVALS [Articles]
    KALLANG AIRPORT ARRIVALS THE following passengers were among those who disembarked at Kallang airport yesterday from points outside Malaya on the various air services. Passengers In transit are not included in the list. Q.E.A.-8.0.A.C. From London: Messrs Chans; Low. Hee Chit. W. O. Rice, V. Sly. Oliver. Prof. O. L....  (435 words)
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  • HOW BOARD VOTED ON SEX FILM [Articles]
    HOW BOARD VOTED ON SEX FILM ANSWERS to questions about the sex films "Secrets of Life" originally banned but now showing to packed houses in Singapore were tabled at the Singapore Legislative Council meeting yesterday in reply to questions asked by Mr. C. C. Tan. When "Secrets oi Lil members...  (285 words)
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  • BOUND OVER [Articles]
    BOUND OVER From Our Own Correspondent JOHORE BAHRU, Tues. Tan Kwee, who pleaded guilty in the Johore Bahru Police Court to a charge of smoking chandu and admitted that he was an opium addict, was bound over in the sum of $100 to be of good behaviour for 12 months.  (50 words)
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  • ...So Ali The Vagrant Is Happy Again [Articles]
    ...So Ali The Vagrant Is Happy Again BECAUSE he found it cold sleeping without a blanket in the House of Detention All bin Mohamed Alganis. "walked out" from the home "to show his protest." Yesterday, All returned to the Home on a court order, cheerful after the Second Police magistrate...  (157 words)
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  • Private Practice [Articles]
    Private Practice JOHORE BAHRU. Tues. Dr. (Miss) M. Lyon, Lady Medical Officer of the Johore Bahru Hospital, who recently went on leave, has resigned from the service and intends settling down in private practice in New South Wales.  (38 words)
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  • DEATHS [Obituaries]
    DEATHS RULE— At Seria. Brunei, on 11th June. Veronica, beloved wife of R.W.P. Rule, mother of Ann Peter. WALLACE, on 19th June, 1950; •t Sungei Kiult Estate. Sungkai, JVr.>k; Robert John; killed by Terrorists' action on the Estate. Interred in Batu Gajah Cemetery on 19.6.50.  (45 words)
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  • The Straits Times Singapore, Wed., June 21, 1950. The Benham Debate [Articles]
    The Straits Times Singapore, Wed., June 21, 1950. The Benham Debate After the storm of protest which the Benham Committee report on salaries and cost of living has produced among some sections of government employees, yesterday's debate in the Singapore Legislative Council was surprisingly brief and, comparatively, brotherly. The Council...  (1057 words)
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  • Damn and Blast the Yanks! [Articles]
    Damn and Blast the Yanks! Steak and eggs and cars for bank clerks TOO, feel like Mr. Chew, manager of the Oversea Chinese Bankthat I want to bawl the Americans out good and proper regarding our rubber Industry (as he did in the Straits Times on Monday)— but from an...  (533 words)
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  • The Basic Language [Articles]
    The Basic Language "It it meaningless to try to be merely Asian or European I AM glad that it has been decided to promote English as the basic language of this country. The urgency for this neutral language need hardly be mentioned. The purpose of a language Is to make...  (358 words)
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  • "Kling" Is Not Permissible Today [Articles]
    "Kling" Is Not Permissible Today I STRONGLY support the appeal, made by Messrs. T. Arumugam and R. K. Palaiyan to Pandit Nehru, to have the word "Kling" banned. It is time this meaningless word was blotted out from the vocabulary of the cosmopolitan peoples of Singapore and Malaya. South Indians...  (195 words)
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    • The Asian Mind: Does The Censor Know It? [Letters]
      The Asian Mind: Does The Censor Know It? I SAW the film "Sins of the Fathers" in Singapore. It was like seeing a Tarzan picture with every scene of Tarzan censored I had already seen it in Johore Bahru. Those who fainted in Kuala Lumpur were hungry; they had probably...  (142 words)
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    • MODERN ASIAN MOTHER [Letters]
      MODERN ASIAN MOTHER T AM astounded at our censor's decision in banning the sex films which have been shown at most of Singapore's leading cinemas. I saw two of these films over the week-end with my children, and we found them highly instructive and educational. The story preceding the illustrations...  (112 words)
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    • A SINGAPORE SCHOOLBOY [Letters]
      A SINGAPORE SCHOOLBOY 1 FULLY endorse the 1 vitw of "Erihac", expressed in his letter of Monday headed "Singapore's Sexology Orgy," with regard to the sex films Just shown in the Colony. Taking the recommendation of prominent citizens that these films are of educational value to the younger generation, I...  (161 words)
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    • BACHELORS AND SPINSTERS [Letters]
      BACHELORS AND SPINSTERS AFTER having seen "Because of Eve," "Secrets of Life" and "Sins of the Fathers," It bewilders me why Mr. Jack Evans at first did not approve of these films for public exhibition. I, and apparently all others who have seen these films, find them educational and informative,...  (83 words)
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    • A DISGUSTED WOMAN [Letters + Illustrations]
      A DISGUSTED WOMAN I HEARTILY agree with Mr K. P. Wee and his views on the disgusting trend that women's fashions have taken, stated in his letter of Saturday headed "A Difference Of Opinion On Near-Nudity.'' However, I was a bit appalled at the picture which appeared on the front...  (191 words)
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    • THE RELIEF OF KUCHING [Letters]
      THE RELIEF OF KUCHING IN your report headed "Moral and Mental Dread" pertaining to "Three Came Home" In the Straits Times of June 19 I could not but help notice the remark: the suspiciously Ame-rican-looking matelots who seemed to have infiltrated in place of the Australian troops who in fact...  (192 words)
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  • On the Margin [Articles]
    On the Margin "Kling Street" gINCE there Is again discussion over the use of the word Kline In Malaya, it Is interesting to recall that Chulia Street, one of the principal streets of Singapore's business district, was at one time called Kling Street. The name was changed in deference to...  (403 words)
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      CLASSIFIED ADS. HAVES. To Mary, wife of A. W. Hayes. Dept. of Civil Aviation, another sister for PaU-lcl* and ntai.a, at K.K. 19th June. BURDON: At Kandang Kerbau Hospital. Singapore on 19th June to Barters, wife of T. W. Burton. Fisheries Officer. Singapore, a son. THE ENGAGEMENT v announced between...  (824 words)
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      Violin Solos by FRITZ KREISLER. DABO3 Andantino (Lemare), Humoresquc (Tschaikowsky). DA 1637 Schon Roamaiin, Chanson hlndoue. DA1630 Danm afepanoia. Uebesfreud. D 8969 Uebesfrrad. liebeslekL DBIO9I Caprice ViennoU, Humoresque (Dvorak). D XXXXX Thtis— Meditation. Tambourin chinois. D XXXXX Caprice vtennois, Tambourin chinois. D XXXXX Andante Cantabile, Humoresque (Dvorak) D XXXXX Hymn...  (82 words)
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      THE KEY jto*cS< TO PEACE OF I i| tjs3Y' R^ ERT SERVICE k <$T PROMPT CLAIMS SETTLEMENT UNEQUALLED SECURITY T^tirWMERCIAL UNION GROUP OF INSURANCE COMPANIES COMMERCIAL UNION ASSURANCE CO., LTD. UNION ASSURANCE SOCIETY, LTD. PALATINE INSURANCE CO., LTD. LIVERPOOL VICTORIA INSURANCE CORP.* BRITISH GENERAL INSURANCE CO., LTD. jINCAPORE. IPOH. P.O....  (92 words)
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  • BACK FROM FAIR [Articles + Illustrations]
    BACK FROM FAIR mi:, low tang chant. (above), Singapore business man who returned to Singapore by QEA-BOAC Constellation from Britain yesterday after visiting the British Industries Fair. Mr. Low df scribed the 8.1. F. as "very Rood." Mr. Ilee Chit Lim (below), well-known Colony footballer, accompanied Mr. Low on his...  (54 words)
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  • 'URGENT' NEED FOR MORE MONEY [Articles]
    'URGENT' NEED FOR MORE MONEY 'Colony Must Strengthen Her Defences 9 SINGAPORE'S need for additional revenue to strengthen her defences "is urgent and imminent", the acting Financial Secretary, Mr. J. E. Pepper, told the Legislative Council yesterday. Mr. Pepper was Introducing a motion to increase tobacco duties in the Colony....  (556 words)
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  • Increased Duties For Govt. Pay [Articles]
    Increased Duties For Govt. Pay DEARER TOBACCO QTHER points in Mr. Pepper's review of 7i« financial position of the Colony included INCREASED TOBACCO DUTIES are expected to yield up to $5,000,000 for the whole year, or $2,500,000 for the rest of the year. Payments resulting from increased revised salaries and...  (136 words)
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  • NEW CONSUL [Articles]
    NEW CONSUL Dr. Kenneth C. Beede has joined the staff of the American Consulate-General as consul and economic officer. He is In the economic office of the consulate headed by Mr A. Bland Calder.  (34 words)
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  • TODAY [Articles]
    TODAY THE Indian Navy flagship, Delhi, which took the Indian Prime Minister, Pandit Nehru, to Indonesia will arrive In Singapore at 9 a.m. today. The Delhi will be accompanied by a destroyer flotilla consisting of the Ranjlt, Rana and Rajput and a frigate flotilla comprising the Jamuna, Kristna and Tlr....  (247 words)
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  • 'TURKO' IN COURT TODAY [Articles]
    'TURKO' IN COURT TODAY pAPTAIN "Turko" Westerlinij will appear in the Singa\J pore First District Court again this morning when the hearing of an Indonesian Government application for his extradition to that country la scheduled to open. It Is believed, however, that the hearing may be post- poned again as...  (62 words)
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  • The sad story of 4 little Chees.... [Articles + Illustrations]
    The sad story of 4 little Chees.... TWO of four children whose parents committed suicide in the sea off Marine Parade, Singapore, last Saturday, have found a home with their aunt, 57-year-old Madam Chee Soo Lin, Before Chee Kwang Peng and his wife, Tan Pek Neo, committed suicide, they left...  (240 words)
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  • 'Fighting Fund' Warning To Govt. Workers [Articles]
    'Fighting Fund' Warning To Govt. Workers ENCOURAGING SUBVERSIVE ELEMENTS' CJTFPS taken by Singapore Government clerks to launch a "Fighting Fund" to secure better pay were sharply criticised by the acting Colonial Secretary Mr. J. D. M. Smith, at yesterday's meeting of the Legislative Council. Mr. Smith, winding up a debate...  (391 words)
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  • YOUNG EDITOR [Articles + Illustrations]
    YOUNG EDITOR TEN-YEAR-OLD Ross Gallery, son of a Singapore newspaper executive, who is on six weeks' vacation from Warrawee Grammar School, Sydney, arrived in Singapore by QEA-BOAC Constellation from Sydney yesterday accompanied by his mother. Ross, a fifth form boy, is editor of his school's one-page newspaper which he produces...  (68 words)
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  • VALLETTAS ARRIVE [Articles]
    VALLETTAS ARRIVE Two R.A.F. Vallettas arrived at Changi, Singapore, yesterday afternoon to undergo tropical trials In Malaya. The Valletta Is the militarised version of the Viking and is being used by transport squadrons of the Middle East air force on Its internal command trunk route.  (45 words)
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  • MR. GILMOUR TAKES OATH [Articles]
    MR. GILMOUR TAKES OATH MR. Andrew Gilmour, Secretary for Economic Affairs, took his oath in the Singapore Legislative Council yesterday morning, returning to the Colony after leave in Britain. Of Mr. Gilmour, the Governor, Sir Franklin Gimson said: "During the time he has been on leave, Mr. Gilmour has not...  (338 words)
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  • Stopped Bid At Suicide [Articles]
    Stopped Bid At Suicide THE Singapore Second Police Magistrate, Mr. S. E. Teh yesterday recommended a police reward for a contractor, Chow Slew Kee. wno on June 19 prevented a Chinese woman, Kong Ah How, from attempting suicide. Ah How, who was stopped when trying to throw herself into the...  (56 words)
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  • BUSINESS TOUR [Articles]
    BUSINESS TOUR Mr Luis Hortal, of the business department of the American magazine. "Readers Digest," will arrive from Manila tomorrow. He is on a business tour.  (26 words)
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  • EAST-WEST SOCIETY [Articles]
    EAST-WEST SOCIETY The meeting of the East-West Society, to be held in the British Council Hall tomorrow at 8.30 p.m.. will be devoted to the inspection and discussion of the exhibition of original paintings and prints now being shown there. Mr. R. Scott, production manager of the Straits Times, will...  (80 words)
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  • BOYCOTT BY LIGHTERMEN IGNORED [Articles]
    BOYCOTT BY LIGHTERMEN IGNORED gINGAPORE importers of goods and foodstuffs from Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland yesterday ignored a boycott by lighter workers and owners by using hired motor boats and lorries, instead of lighters, to unload their goods. The lighter workers and owners on Monday refused to unload...  (171 words)
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  • 'CONNIES' SPOIL RUNWAY [Articles]
    'CONNIES' SPOIL RUNWAY ITRGENT repairs have hud to be undertaken ai Kailang Airport since Constellation aircraft were allowed 10 use it early this year. It is disclosed in a Finance Ccmmittee report to the Singapore Legislative Council. The report warns that "continued use of the airport by very heavy aircraft...  (155 words)
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  • STOLEN PETROL [Articles]
    STOLEN PETROL A taxi-owner. Lee Sin Gee, was fined $40 in the Singapore Second Police Court yesterday r/ter pleading guilty to possessing seven tins of stolen petrol.  (27 words)
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  • BUKIT TIMAH QUARRY REPORT [Articles]
    BUKIT TIMAH QUARRY REPORT Work Can Go On With Provisos f HE Select Committee on Singapore's granite quarries and nature reserve, in an interim report, which was yesterday adopted by the Legislative Council, recommends that quarrying at Bukit Timah hill should be allowed to continue but only up to the...  (422 words)
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  • ESSEX MAN MARRIES K.L. GIRL [Articles + Illustrations]
    ESSEX MAN MARRIES K.L. GIRL MB. AND MRS. C. J. JONES at the reception after their wedding at St. John's Church, Kuala Lumpur. The bridegroom in a son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Jones of Chelmsford, Essex, and is now attached to the Royal Signal*. The bride was Miss Myra...  (60 words)
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  • 'MANDAI MAIN RESERVE [Articles]
    'MANDAI MAIN RESERVE gINGAPORE Government "should use its powers of compulsory acquisition to acquire all land in the granite area at Mandai which is held' on statutory grant, grant in fee simple, or Indenture." This is recommended by the Select Committee on the Colony's granite quarries ?nd nature reserve, in...  (223 words)
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  • $1,000 BAIL [Articles]
    $1,000 BAIL Two Cantonese women, Yee Kheng Koon, aged 47, and Fong Heng, aged 63. were charged before Mr. P. C. Clague. Singapore Fourth Police Magistrate, with assisting in the running of a brothel in Temberllng Road, Singapore, on June 19. Alternatively, they were charged with knowingly living off the...  (72 words)
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  • HURT CHARGE [Articles]
    HURT CHARGE From Our Staff Correspondent IPOH. Tues.— Alleged to have attacked a compatriot with a pen knife during a quarrel, Teh Ah Chuan, aged 55, claimed trial in the Magistrate's Court today on a charge of having voluntarily caused hurt to Tee Ah Boey. The case was postponed to...  (60 words)
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  • 'Radio Talks Not Views Of Govt.' [Articles]
    'Radio Talks Not Views Of Govt.' From Our Staft Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Tuesday. T'HE weekly "Malayan Affairs" talks given by Mr. Alex Josey over Radio Malaya were Mr. Josey's own views and not those of the Federal Government, it was stated by the acting Chief Secretary, Mr. M. V. del...  (300 words)
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  • 'Lavish' Air Day Plans [Articles]
    'Lavish Air Day Plans AIR Day celebrations In Singapore this year will be "the most lavish since the liberation." the Director or Civil Aviation, Mr. A. W. Savage, said yesterday. He said that the celebrations would probably De held in November. Spectacular flying exhibitions by the Royal Air Force and...  (117 words)
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  • BACK FROM U.K. [Articles + Illustrations]
    BACK FROM U.K. PROFESSOR E. K. Tratman, Professor of Dental Surgery and Patholory of the University of Malaya, who returned to Singapore yesterday by Q.E.A.-8.0.A.C. Constellation from a vacation tour in U.K. Straits Times picture.  (35 words)
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  • MODESTY CHARGE [Articles]
    MODESTY CHARGE Yunos bin Rahmat, a 48-year-old Javanese, was charged before Mr. P. C. Claque, Singapore Fourth Police Magistrate with attempting to outrage a woman's modesty. Bail of $250 was allowed. The case comes up for hearing on June 27.  (40 words)
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  • NO LICENCE [Articles]
    NO LICENCE From Our Own Correspondent JOHORE BAHRU. Tues.— Charged with hawking fruit In a prohibited area and without a hawker's licence. Tan Yak Chan stated in the Johore Bahru Police Court today that he was hawking on behalf of his father who had a licence. He was fined a...  (53 words)
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      WHICHAAILMENIS DO YOU SUFFER P a hi yP Ml i A 9 Your doctor will tell you that often these are warning •lgns of MINERAL VITAMIN DEFICIENCY "—warnings that you'ra not getting enough Minerals and Vitamins which Nature demands you to have. The cooked-out foods you eat aren't giving you...  (336 words)
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  • The London Letter

    • BRITAIN IN A HEAT WAVE [Articles + Illustrations]
      BRITAIN IN A HEAT WAVE LONDON, June 12 LONG accustomed to summer, rain traditionally measured as showers of cats and dogs, the English have had a new experience in the past few days in the shape of a heatwave cascade of cals M'erpowered by the S'mden rise in temperature* from...  (1271 words)
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    • HEARD IN U.K. LAST WEEK [Articles]
      HEARD IN U.K. LAST WEEK FROM the central secretary of the Mothers' Union: "The easiness of divorce encourages the roving eye which regards the married man or woman as a possible object of affection instead of seeing a placard. 'Forbidden Ground' From Mr. Herbert Morrison, the Lord President "On the...  (416 words)
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      STRAITS TIMES CROSSWORD KAbi. temjiri •rite. CROSSWORD No. 82 fcA«un.raidtt««.>a>. T%»££m+ 08.. MM* Bi» i^» HI 5 fO 8 111' 11) 9. Bc«in Bfiln a gntmortiM Port 10. An Indian placed ortiUto g^SStaS autouaia to a" W\ Fi F* —M~ contused ala (5). mttal <•». 11. The lowest form of...  (198 words)
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  • NEWLY MARRIED AT RAUB [Articles + Illustrations]
    NEWLY MARRIED AT RAUB MR. AND MRS. N. RAJALINGAM who were married recently at Ilaub where the bride, Miss Kanakambikai, was a teacher at the Methodist Girls' School. She is the eldest daughter of Mr. T. D. Navaratnam. Mr. Rajalingam is the son of the late Dr. Nagalingam of Singapore.  (50 words)
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  • CENSORS WORK DEFINED [Articles]
    CENSORS WORK DEFINED T*HE general definition of the criterion of censor1 ship should be that anything that would offend the susceptibilities of the cinema goer or encourage or instruct anti-social activities should be censored, says an interim directive to the film censor, tabled in the Singapore Legislative Council yesterday. With...  (334 words)
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  • Land Bought For S'pore Public Park [Articles]
    Land Bought For S'pore Public Park TTHE Singapore Government has approved in 1 principle a proposal to buy about 72 acres of land off Buona Vista Road, Singapore, from the military authorities for the creation of a public park. The land was part of th e Pasir Panjang estate which...  (158 words)
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  • MORE WORK FOR COLONY REGISTRY [Articles]
    MORE WORK FOR COLONY REGISTRY More and more Singapore people are applying to the Registry of Births. Marriages and Deaths for birth certificates, insertion of names, correction of errors and late registrations. As a result, the Registry has had to engage extra temporary staff to cope with the heavy increase...  (66 words)
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  • LOST AN EYE: GETS $1,060 [Articles]
    LOST AN EYE: GETS $1,060 As compensation for the loss of sight of one eye in an accident whilst on duty, Inche Ahmad bin Yusof of the Singapore Public Works Department has received $1,060 Trom the Governm?nt To cover this payment, the Singapore Legislative Council has been asked to approve...  (53 words)
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  • Medical Service Split Urged By Singapore Committee [Articles]
    Medical Service Split Urged By Singapore Committee TWO VIEWS ON SENIORITY LISTS, SO— A RECOMMENDATION that Singapore should set up its own medical service, because it is impossible to achieve unification with the Federation's medical service, is made by the Select Committee which examined the proposals for a unified health...  (673 words)
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  • Conditions Set Out By Committee [Articles]
    Conditions Set Out By Committee /CONDITIONS stipulated by Vj the Singapore Select Committee on a Unified Health Service under which there should be a single seniority list for promotion of European and Asian medical officers in Singapore are:' Delete the clause in the proposed scheme: "The claims of all officers...  (382 words)
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  • CATHOLIC PROCESSION AT PENANG [Articles + Illustrations]
    CATHOLIC PROCESSION AT PENANG CHINESE CATHOLICS celebrated the festival of Corpus Christ! with their, annual procession to the Church of Our Lady of Sorrows at Penan*.— Straits Times picture.  (29 words)
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      MILES ABOVE |fl B ANVTMINC ELSE OPENING TODAY! Ham. 1.45 4.15 6.45 9.Wp.m. POSSESSED by a DEVASTATING POWER... W V i *l jjj L* A GREAT STAR IN EVERY ROLE 1 y™ OF A GREAT DRAMA!... I mi9i6tns pSEH N I fflMjjfjgMMGNl I jwnwppj I inM'G'Ms r^^Bß ENTER FOR MALAYA'S...  (275 words)
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      PLEASE |fe? AVOID BOOK Ig^l^|f 1(@|«1 E EARLY! PHO E XX 5159 RUSH! SEASON STARTS TODAY 11.00 1.45 4.00 6.30—9.30 N.B. Advance bookings must be paid for 10 minutes before advertised starting times Hup «Bfe» *v I H I 1 I I 1 I I 1 lat L^B fIR 111...  (263 words)
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  • Page 10 Miscellaneous

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      SINGAPORE nCe (Cthay Rest.ur.nt, BJJB| Spore); 11 Close. 10 a.m. New. from K.L. 10.05 LUMP»« Ed^aEfYsrwulliln,' wK Close; 10.50 Schools; 12 ty; 5.15 "Report from Britain"; 6.30 1 pan. I>uke Ellington Orcta 130 55 ajn Muik 10 Ivor Novello «nd hu Uu-lo. 6 wT.i L o o. News- 10 10...  (202 words)
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  • London ' Stocks [Articles]
    London Stocks LONDON. Tues. BUSINESS in the London Stock Exchange yesterday was small and mainly for the purpose of levelling positions. Rubbers were dull. Closing middle prices 01 -elected stocks, as supplied to the Straits Times by special arrangement with The Financial Times, follow Unless otherwise stated, shares are of...  (271 words)
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  • PRODUCE MARKET [Articles]
    PRODUCE MARKET Prom A Market Correspondrnt QOPRA In the Singapore produce market was slb?hUy easier yesterday, buyers Indicating 134% and sellers $35% No business was done in coffee, which was quoted at around $112. Although there were no buyers of coconut oil at $57 on Monday, the quotation for this...  (58 words)
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  • BUYERS SHY IN SHARE MARKET [Articles]
    BUYERS SHY IN SHARE MARKET From Our Market Correspondent IN the absence of much buying support from overseas yesterday, prices in the Malayan share market continued to decline slightly. Local buyers, too, still showed no inclination to enter the market freely. Industrial shares were steady. Prices quoted by the Malayan...  (878 words)
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  • TIN PRICES [Articles]
    TIN PRICES SINGAPORE, Tues., June 20— 5299,124 (down $0.75.) LONDON Tnes.. June 20. Spot: £593j £594; Forward, £595 £595}; Settlement, £594. Turnover: morning:, 35 tons; afternoon, 155 tons.  (28 words)
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  • Singapore Rubber [Articles]
    Singapore Rubber ■HE Singapore rubber mar- ket opened quite steady yesterday on trade and factory buying. But when purchasers were satisfied towards the close, prices eased with•out any selling pressure. Closing prices yesterday were, per lb: No. 1 R.SJ3. spot loose buyers 74% cents, sellers 75 cents; No. 1 R.S.S....  (189 words)
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  • SHIPPING IN SINGAPORE [Articles]
    SHIPPING IN SINGAPORE SHIPS in the Singapore Outer and Inner Roads and alongside Harbour Board godowna yesterday were: Outer Roads: Siberoet. Moshny, Burhlll, Fred. Clover, Oraroet, Orduna, Raiula, Ulysses, Empire Pride, Hal Hsuan. Floating Dock, Valdai. Benveg. Marshall cvovorov. Hal Lee. Stalingradic. Inner Roads: Sin Soon Lee, Kajang. Belaga, Taype,...  (131 words)
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      ului rvnnu Carrier* opt.or te pfKNd via ether ports te lead J wVi*l* Po'rTS. Oulincs To Liverpool, clascow. London %c°!*™ imtal p££Jt "8S5. 1 L V P < r. 6. Z 22 I— I— tRSSJ".^.:... ft- M» T M-i/io H-r ii/W s m, 1-^11/12 N tr«5.T8«Si i r i .n*rio...  (1171 words)
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      PRESIDENT LINER SAILINGS TO NEW YORK AND BOSTON VIA CEYLON INDIA EGYPT »nd MEDITERRANEAN PORTS S'oor t P. S'hem r»enar»B Pres Crant 18/19 lun. 20/22 lane Prcs. Polk 29 |uim/3 |uly 4/6 Inly Marine Snipper 17/20 iwly 21/22 lury 23/24 |uly P-fi lohnion 25/29 luly 30/31 inly 1/3 Aeg. TO...  (380 words)
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      EAST ASIATIC LINE SAILINCS FROM SCANDINAVIA/UK./ CONTINENT SAILINGS TO CONTINENT/ SCANDINAVIA M/s "India' dee abt. lune 25 for Bangkok, Saigon, Mania Hong Kong Kobe. Yokohama Loading at Singapore, Port Swettenham "FafctnV due abt My 10 Penang for Saison Banekok aYs "MercHa- due abt. |ury 1 5 "NeraVest" Codowns 19/20 Pi^'P't...  (429 words)
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      m MeAlJSTER de CO., LTD. ■1 Incarnated m bm»jahi V Telephone M*. *voe MM.IBHAW bocuau KLAVEKESS UliE LONDON HAVRE, ROTTERDAM LOS ANCCLES. SAN FRANCISCO, b MAMBURC PORTLAND SEATTLE VANCOUVER CITY Of CHELMSFORO Aeeeptinfl cargo for Central 6 South S'pore H. S'ham Penang American Ports 26/29 |une JO |nna 1 My...  (1080 words)
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  • YONG, AYRES RETAIN LEAD AT HALF-WAY MARK [Articles]
    YONG, AYRES RETAIN LEAD AT HALF-WAY MARK EPSOM JEEP Yeap Hock Hoe Top Owner By ii'UH. Tuesday. nnHE Malayan 1950 racing season has reached its 1 half-way mark with trainer Yong Thau Tin and his stable jockey Arthur Ayres still holding their position at the top of the trainers and...  (415 words)
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  • MCFA FIX AUG 27 FOR HO HO CUP [Articles]
    MCFA FIX AUG 27 FOR HO HO CUP From Our SUB Correntondent PEN A NO, fucs. MALAYAN Chinese Football Association ha* written to China National Amateur Athletic Federation (Hong Kong branch), suggesting Aug. 27 as the date for this year's interport Chinese soccer for the Ho Ho cup at Singapore....  (126 words)
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  • Crack Manila Teams Clash Here Tonight [Articles]
    Crack Manila Teams Clash Here Tonight ¥N what is being hailed as the 1 "Battle of the Giants", the two visiting basketball teams from Manila, Santo Thomas University and Mapua Tech. Cardinals meet at the Happy World tonight*. This is the first time since the war that Singapore fans will...  (154 words)
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  • Simpson Hits 109 v W.I. [Articles]
    Simpson Hits 109 v W.I. TRENT BRIDGE, Tues THE West Indies touring A team beat Nottingham by an innings and 61 runs today. W. INDIES— Ist Inns.: 525 for 5 dccl. NOTTS— Ist Inns.: 240 NOTTS— 2nd Inns. Simpson c b Williams 109 Harris run out 21 Winrow b Worrell...  (110 words)
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  • St. Anthony's Sports [Articles]
    St. Anthony's Sports St. Anthony's Boys' School will hold their 27th annual athletic sports on St. Joseph's Inst. ground on Saturday at 2.30 p.m.  (24 words)
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  • ROVERS MOVE UP TWO PLACES [Articles]
    ROVERS MOVE UP TWO PLACES Rovers. 2; R.A.I-. Seletar Nil.. A HARD-WORKING Rovers' defence into which Morton and Vass threw all their efforts, played a major part in Rovers' two-nil victory over R.A.F. Seletar in a S.A.F.A. Senior League fixture at Jalan Besar Stadium yesterday. This victory has helped Rovers...  (416 words)
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  • SedgmanNo.l Seed Of 16 At Wimbledon [Articles]
    SedgmanNo.l Seed Of 16 At Wimbledon LONDON. Tues. TTOE introduction of 16 men's A singles seeds announced today for the Wimbledon lawn tennis championships arises from the fact that it will be one of the most open in history of the tournament. It also means that there should be no...  (402 words)
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  • TOWN RANGERS WIN 4-NIL [Articles]
    TOWN RANGERS WIN 4-NIL rWN Rangers Sports Club beat Blue Rovers Sports Club fournil in a Singapore A.P.A. Junior B-2 fixture played on the C.Y.M.A. ground yesterday. Exchanges were even until ten minutes from the end when Rangers scored three goals. Scores were Kwan Chan Seng and Chang Suan Tin...  (104 words)
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  • 2 Games Here For Sing Tao [Articles]
    2 Games Here For Sing Tao SING TAO Football Club of Hong Kong will play two more games in Singapore before finally winding: up their Malayan tour. Now in Penang, Sing Tao will return here on Saturday, and on Sunday they will meet the Combined Services. Then at their own...  (202 words)
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  • Yorkshire Beat M'sex [Articles]
    Yorkshire Beat M'sex LONDON, Tues. Yorkshire beat Middlesex by I 229 runs In the series of County cricket championship games ending today. Scores: At Bristol, Gloucester beat Derby by 81 runs. Gloucester 104 and 381 (Young 117. Graveney 95); Derby 314 and 90 iGoddard 7 for 42). At Lord's. Yorks...  (235 words)
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  • SHB POLICE MADE MOST OF CHANCES [Articles]
    SHB POLICE MADE MOST OF CHANCES S.H.B. Police 4; S.C.C 2. pOOD opportunism by thoir forwards earned S.H.B. Auxiliary Police a four-two victory in S.A.F.A. Cup tie played on the Padanr vesterdav. Exchanges were very even, but while S.C.C. missed numerous chances, the Auxiliary Policemen made use of all the...  (311 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles + Illustrations]
    S.C.C. goalkeeper Behrends makes a brilliant save from a stiff grounder by Inglls in yesterday's Cap soccer between the S.C.C. and S.H.B. Auxiliary Police on the Fadang. S.H.B. won 4-2.— Straits Times picture.  (33 words)
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  • Tax Cloud Over Malayan Turf [Articles]
    Tax Cloud Over Malayan Turf EPSOM JEEP By IPOH, Tuesday. INCREASED stakes and imaginative programme planning by Malaya's Turf officials have brought their dividends, for racing today is more popular in Malaya than it has ever been before. More people than ever are willing to own horses and more enthusiasts...  (467 words)
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  • SINGAPORE TIDES [Articles]
    SINGAPORE TIDES TODAY: 1.35 a.m. Oft. Jin.) and 3.10 p.m. (7ft. Bin,). TOMORROW: 2.25 a.m. (Bft. 9in.) and 3.55 p.m. (7ft. 71n.).  (22 words)
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  • Kamis' Net Play Beats Bong Soo [Articles]
    Kamis' Net Play Beats Bong Soo U KAMirf put an end to veteran Lim Bong Soo's come-back fcid yesterday when their unfinished singles match was resumed, taking three games in a row to win the tie. In their Singapore Lawn Tennis Association's championship second round tie bepun on Monday Bong...  (310 words)
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  • SRC HOCKEY XI [Articles]
    SRC HOCKEY XI Singapore Hockey Association league champions, the Singapore Recreation Club, will meet Indian Navy in a friendly game of hockey on the S.R.C nadang on Saturday. The following will represent S.R.C: R. Mlnioot; R. H. Barth. P. Neubronner; G. Clarke. J Marks H. Rodrigues; W. Galistan, P. Pennefather,...  (60 words)
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  • GOLD CUP WINNER [Articles + Illustrations]
    GOLD CUP WINNER MR. W. HARVEY'S Snpertello wins the premier race at Ascot the Ascot Gold Cvp from Mme. R. Forgets Bagheera last Thursday. Riding Supertello Is D. Smith. Photo by Reuter.  (32 words)
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  • Sports Diary [Articles]
    Sports Diary SOCCER: Sni. Ige: ramif Brotherhood v. Royal Navy all Jalan Besar stadium; Jnr. n Aston S.C. t. 4th Supply R.B., R.A.S.C. at Geylang stadium; 'nn B 2: Rocklites v. Star Socceriten at C.Y.M.A; Fr"endly: S.C.C. v{ Gymkhana Sports XI on pada-ig. BASKETBALL. Mapua v. Hmmtm Tomas (Manila teams)...  (70 words)
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      C 1 IFIE1) ADS. 'Cununuad trom page 01 SITUATIONS VACANT MARINE INSURANCE Clerk, preferably able to read Chlne.se. Apply P.O. Box No. 442 WANTED Oeneral Clerk and one typist. Apply Box No. A 1123. S.T. Stating age previous experience if any. WANTED European «1v i-rlvare •ecretary singk. acorcnodunon provided, apply...  (795 words)
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      LIFE'S NOT WORTH LIVING U FOR THE MOSQUITO Recent investigations have given convincing proof of the outstanding efficiency of GAMMEXANE' DISPERSIBLE POWDER P. 520 for residual spraying in malaria control. Applied at the rate of 12 oz. per gallon of water to 2,000 sq. ft. of surface. Cammexane Dispersible Powder...  (83 words)
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