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The Straits Times, 13 February 1954

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  • Masthead [Title Section]
    The Straits Times He***** Established 1845 SINGAPORE, SATI-RDAY. FEBRI ARY 13. 1954 PRICE 15 CENT*  (15 words)
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  • THROUGH THE WINDOW TO THE GUNMAN [Articles + Illustrations]
    THROUGH THE WINDOW TO THE GUNMAN (im S.,AHNU oil all e\iu to the coffee shop, where the gunman had taken refuge, the police used ladders to rlimb into the top floor oi the building. This Straits Times picture shows (1) The window which many police officers used to gain entry...  (123 words)
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  • HOUSE-STREET GUN DUEL [Articles + Illustrations]
    HOUSE-STREET GUN DUEL Detective dies as police charge in Spore siege TTLE IN STORM I PECTIVE was shot dead and a Deputy Superintendent of Police badly wounded in Vminute battle with a gunman trapped in a -«.h"p in Thomson Road. Singapore, during nderstorm yesterday. (unman was later found shot <k-ad...  (738 words)
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  • Police stop gang fight [Articles]
    Police stop gang fight rt -.i. it n Anson R i I Street. Singapore when two rival sesathered for a Involved wer r 909. persed on the pohce. but 10 armade.  (31 words)
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  • GOVT. EXILES' A VILLAGE [Articles]
    GOVT. EXILES' A VILLAGE 69 are I old: Stay out KUALA LUMPUR. Friday. THE rntiip populace of Pulai. a lonely village in South Kelantan. who were resettled in Trengganu at the beginning of the Emergency, have been banned from thrir home state, the Kolantan Government announced today. T'ntil recently. Pulai's...  (182 words)
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  • Your Radio Weekly [Articles]
    Your Radio Weekly j DADIO WEEKLY and E the Straits Budget. publication of wrvch was supended ths week owing to the walk-out of printers, will bo on sale next week as usual. Subscriptions will be extended by one week Order your 20 page SUNDAY TIMES now and make sure of...  (106 words)
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  • Live ammunition threat to MPs [Articles]
    Live ammunition threat to MPs COLOMBO. Fri. Poll- are investigating the rinding of a parcel of live ammunition in a room of the House of Repre- I sentativea. UP.  (29 words)
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  • Quiet strangler kills two women in old people's home [Articles]
    Quiet strangler kills two women in old people's home LONDON. Fri. i ASTRANGLER slipped into a Victorian mansion here I 'eaily yesterday and killed an i riclerlv woman and her marri- i ed daughter. Scotland Yard identified the i victims as Lady Menzies, 68,! rri lira. Isobel Veronica Ches- i...  (212 words)
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  • 3 policemen die as truck skids [Articles]
    3 policemen die as truck skids KUALA LUMPUR. Fri T^HREE policemen were killed ■I when a police truck travel- ling to Bentong. Pahang. skidded and overturned on a bend at the 5' 2 milestone. Pahang j Road, at 5.30 p.m. yesterday. Five other pojice occupants |of thp vehicle, including Inj...  (105 words)
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  • The Queen meets the fly [Articles]
    The Queen meets the fly SYDNEY. Fri. -The Quern today met representatives of one of Australia's most prolific inhabitants -the fly. Driving in Bathurst showground thr Queen and Duke found it difficult to wave to 14.000 children, chase away flies and at the same time hold on to the rail...  (55 words)
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  • Ordered out of the Commons [Articles]
    Ordered out of the Commons BELFAST. Fri. Mr. Patrick Gormley. a Nationalist member was ordered to leave thNorthern Ireland House of Commons today for waving thrtr.colour of the Irish Republic iin the House. Router.  (34 words)
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  • Pope improves [Articles]
    Pope improves VATICAN CITY. Fri. -The Vatican has announced that I the condition of the Pope has continued to Improve and "Ns convalescence has begun."  (25 words)
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  • SHADOWY FOE HITS FRENCH [Articles]
    SHADOWY FOE HITS FRENCH Laos capital hears machine-guns open fire on Red guerrillas LUANG I'KABANG. Friday. THK chatter of small arms fire was heard today in the bunker-studded outskirts of the royal capital of Laos as Vietminh guerrillas stepped up light probing thrusts at French artillery emplacements. Machine-guns opened up...  (284 words)
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  • RHEE'S AID OFFER TO BE REJECTED [Articles]
    RHEE'S AID OFFER TO BE REJECTED WASHINGTON. Kri. The United States -»nd France are expected to reject an offer by South Korean President Syngman Rhee to provide about a division of troops to fight the Vit-tminh forces in Indo-China. official circles here stated last night. Phe offer, reported yesterday, was...  (57 words)
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  • Bales of cloth catch fire [Articles]
    Bales of cloth catch fire Fire broke out among bal^ of cloth in the top floor of th<' Singapore Tailors Union premises in Telok Ayer Street late last night. Tenants threw the burning bales into the street. Damage la estimate at a few hundred dollars  (45 words)
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  • Aga Khan's trip [Articles]
    Aga Khan's trip KARACHI. Fri. The Aga I Khan and the Begun Aga Khan left for Cairo last night A.P  (20 words)
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  • Reds in White area [Articles]
    Reds in White area Two escape from Malacca ambush K LUMPUR. Fri. 4 SECURITY force pat- rol ambushed tyro terrorists In Malaccas "White" area yesterday. 11 was the first incident he are, i u.i.s di dared While |n September last yea r by the High Commission er General 8 i...  (395 words)
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  • STOP PRESS [Articles]
    STOP PRESS I \l I (>-. WEST S KORI PI BERLIN Fri Rum! i toimposed poatponin withdrawal id occupation \n^i 1 1 1 pend mi lu.sinn ol i VI .:> I I'M l till ii ii ;ii foi Koi i" ferenre .it Geneva n < l 1 1 demand t"i...  (67 words)
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  • Afire with love [Articles]
    Afire with love TOKYO prl a 17-year-old youth admitted trying to et fire to thr house of a pretty young film actress because -vu fniled to answer his love letters. police report said tor\,\ He poured petrol on the '■hep surrounding the a hOUM and .set fire to it. but...  (61 words)
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  • Indians leave [Articles]
    Indians leave SEOUL, Fri. Another I.:>no Indian troopa left for India r completing duties U guards in the Panmunjom neutral zone AP.  (22 words)
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    • Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
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    • Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      Ie MO MOMC SOAP FACTORY ITD Before you buy Machinery or other Engineering Goods, MAKE SURE that your Suppliers can give you SERVICE! Lindeteves (Malaya) Ltd (Backed by 65 years of Engineering Experience!)  (33 words)
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  • Tories hold two seats [Articles]
    Tories hold two seats LONiM'rx rri ir.c novrrnment ha* held two seats at by-elections In the past hour.<; The Conservatives' majority In the Haltempncv division of Hull was fi.133. and at Harwich it was -VPO7 This gives the Dove majority of 18 In the House rf Commons Reutr.r  (48 words)
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  • He doesn't know it but he's in for $42,000 shock [Articles]
    He doesn't know it but he's in for $42,000 shock TEXTILES TRICK A MERCHANT in the Middle East will soon rereive I consignment of 60 cases from Singapore and a hip shock. In thr cases hr will lind about $700 worth of old newspapers. Hi paid for $4?.ooo worth of...  (179 words)
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  • NEW SPIRIT GIVES CARS FRESH LIFE' [Articles]
    NEW SPIRIT GIVES CARS FRESH LIFE' On sale In Stngapoi today is ;i n>'w n which it is claimed makes cars keep their original wer longer ;mcl 1V(I> ti" 1 new lift by ower. Th( n- w i] the addition ol U" a. (Ignition control additive), which contains trlcresyl phosphate....  (79 words)
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  • Gang raids airfield [Articles]
    Gang raids airfield JAKARTA. Mon. A 160--tnan armed gang yesterday at':.rked Tjibeureurr Indonesian Air Force airfield, about 75 miles southeast of Bandung. One Air Force man waa lulled and three others were wounded. The gang took away two rifles and four boxes of ammunition.— A.P.  (45 words)
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  • War damage! experts lose jobs [Articles]
    War damage! experts lose jobs KUALA LUMPUR. Fri. rE War Damage Commission expects to close by I April 1956. To date 30 specialists and other staff have been dismissjed on completion of their work. The commissions oftVe^ in Kota Bharu and Frasers Hill have been closed. The Penang branch has...  (83 words)
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  • $3,328,000 in [Articles]
    $3,328,000 in KUALA LUMPUR. Fri -Net collections from income tax for January 1 to 31 amounted to 53.328.208.  (18 words)
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  • Scout says: [Articles]
    Scout says: uealth tour is doing an excellent job in preventing Amenr.'.n infiltration into the Commonwealth." Mr A W. Benn Labour M( mber of Parliament for Garland's district, rame to his rirfence ir. a letter to the Chief Scout. Lord Rowallan. Mr. Benn said Garlands diemi.ssai would he contrary »o...  (75 words)
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  • JOURNEY'S END [Articles]
    JOURNEY'S END -for Ahmed, 17 KARACHI, Fri.-Ahmed All j i Mansoor. 17-year-old Indian. who has spent four months aboard the Polish liner Batorv and travelled over 20.000 miles because no country would let him land, will be granted Pa- k;stan citizenship. So the 14.287 tons Batury which has lost 12...  (90 words)
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  • Malaya ape men story doubted [Articles]
    Malaya ape men story doubted NEW YORK. Fri— A Harvard anthropologist. Mr. Ernest I A. Hooton. said yesterday ac I doubted recent reports from Malaya that strange, shascy creatures half ape. half human had emerged from the northern Malayan iuncle and frightened villasers "I must confess that I am completely...  (58 words)
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  • A LITTLE SWIM LED TO COURT AND HOSPITAL [Articles]
    A LITTLE SWIM LED TO COURT AND HOSPITAL The two friends who leu ouc TWO boy s went for a swim at the Singapore Chines,--1 Swimming Club without their parents' knowledge. Their mothers heard about »t and on< of the boys got This led to frequent quarrels between^the two former...  (249 words)
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  • The terrible mistakes they make [Articles]
    The terrible mistakes they make MELBOURNE. Fn I7RRORS of conduct toward.the Queen and DuX? ar v being committed almost daily and the worst offender.^ are I dignitaries associated with the civic welcomes. Gorden Williams of the Melbourne Argus reported from Sydney. "Most of the blunders are embarrassing hi either thr...  (181 words)
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  • 80 FT. JUMP BY TWO 'ABOMINABLE MEN' [Articles]
    80 FT. JUMP BY TWO 'ABOMINABLE MEN' Sir John Hunt tells of tracks WASHINGTON. Friday. 2IR John Hunt, who was asked today if the •abominable snowman" really lived in the Himalayas, said he thought there was "definitely somrthine to be found.' He told a Press conference "My gum is some...  (208 words)
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  • Fernmoor survivors in S'pore [Articles]
    Fernmoor survivors in S'pore npHE 36 survivors of the 1 .sunken British Fcrnmoor arrived in Singapore aboard the tanker Tomoaerus from Hong Konc yesterday. Captain C. Wales of the illfated ship, which had struck a reef off Palawan Island in the Philippines, told the Straits Times yesterday the men would...  (78 words)
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  • $20, mil. to buy farm products [Articles]
    $20, mil. to buy farm products WASHINGTON. Fri The Foreign Operations Administration yesterday announced nn allotment of $20,000,000 to Britain for "the purchase of agricultural commodities in the dollar arm The allotment wa.s made under the 'defence support I programme." The Administration also announced $5,000,000 for Formosa to purchase 1...  (53 words)
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  • The '1-won't-quiV Red I'm still loyal to Queen [Articles]
    The '1-won't-quiV Red I'm still loyal to Queen LONDON. Fn. A BRITISH boy seOUl a Communist leader refused yesterday to turn -Tices and declared: "I would be gravely disappointed 1: movement with its fine traditions becomes tainted With McCarthyiam raul Garland, l!). waa unofficially to Q';i' came out On W...  (118 words)
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  • Envoy named [Articles]
    Envoy named WASHINGTON. Fri. Mr. John M. Cabot, a 52-year-old career diplomat was nominated by President Eisenhower yesterday as ambassador to Sweden. He succeeds Mr. William W. Butterworth— Renter.  (29 words)
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  • SINGAPORE'S MACE IS PUT ON SHOW IN LONDON [Articles]
    SINGAPORE'S MACE IS PUT ON SHOW IN LONDON LONDON. Fri. SINGAPORE'S new civic mace was on view in London yesterday. It is the (fift of Mr. Loke Wan Tho. Connoisseurs of th. fine arts as well as people interested in Singapore went to see it. The mace ip more thin...  (140 words)
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  • 'RADAR LAB9 CRASHES 13 survive accident in fog [Articles + Illustrations]
    'RADAR LAB 9 CRASHES 13 survive accident in fog THIS AIRVIEW shows the DA Air Force "radar laboratory" super Constellation on its belly in the mud after a crash landing; in San Pablo Bay. San Francisco, in dense fop. It was attempting a ground control approach. Military authorities salvaging equipment...  (65 words)
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  • THEY MADE MONEY JUST FOR BURNING [Articles]
    THEY MADE MONEY JUST FOR BURNING SAN FRANCISCO. Fri TWO men who made fake UBS9 notes as a stag and used them for liuhtini; citfarettrs in public, were placed on three years' probation b) the Federal Court yesterday. Judge Michael .1 Kiuhttold the two that thr i^ they played around...  (104 words)
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  • Camels rustled in the desert [Articles]
    Camels rustled in the desert TEL AVIV. Mon Eayptian? r rom the Sinai province yesterday raided an Israeli ca.np and carried of! 18 camel a gun fight. Israel has protested again t Mation of the Israeli— I Egyptian armistice agreement -U.P  (41 words)
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  • WAR IN 10 YEARS PREDICTS GOUZENKO [Articles]
    WAR IN 10 YEARS PREDICTS GOUZENKO WASHINGT< FORMFR So\ r clork. Mr. zonko. who Communism Canadian i dieted tod i bmak out b> West and R i< in years. Mr Hr.irsnn .shkl > a if II Le 101 l up to high commai i rtrntly from thru- :r wish p»...  (100 words)
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  • Red plot in Japan [Articles]
    Red plot in Japan TOKYO I police hair menta U\ Japan calling fo ration Thr gramme h.unot beer, given 'o v r.r.o sn  (23 words)
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  • TIGER SCARES THEM AWAY [Articles]
    TIGER SCARES THEM AWAY TELUK ANSON Fr: R I J 1 Der-tappers are atraid •i irk noar the oourr. 1 Ttgong Division i£ tit* r-Uk Ansnn estate, about four miles. from Langkap N>w VUI because a tiger >ias bin n seen the m Chnnc Hoi 1  (46 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles + Illustrations]
    NOT EVEN th c normally sun-baked desert of Morocco has escaped the cold snap. Here's the scene in a suburb of Casnblanca. A donkey plods laden through the snow. Tropical vegetation edging the road is white coated. A.P. ni..lu»  (39 words)
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  • FRENCH VOTE BATTLE BEGINS ON — ARMY PLAN [Articles]
    FRENCH VOTE BATTLE BEGINS ON ARMY PLAN )lore deputies hostile PARIS, Friday ipHE ""Hie or ratification by France of the European army treaty started in earnest yester- uith the publication of the report on the treaty prepared by the Socialist ex-Minister, M. Jules \]mh. rapporteur of the Foreign Affairs Commis-...  (248 words)
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  • Briton gets £1 mil order from Russia [Articles]
    Briton gets £1 mil order from Russia MOSCOW. Fri. i OUCEBTERBHIRE ma.V > ounced hero al exceeding i eni qulpment to Russia. M.irQuaide, R A Lister Limited. ild ho had signed a <r the rntinß capacity for 'ion.*. Rubber ban Bri- ssmen that she Is c co tracts to the...  (88 words)
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  • Actress dies [Articles]
    Actress dies LONDON. Fri.— Louise Hampton, a British stage, screen and radio actress, died on Wednesday in a London hospital of a bronchial illness. She was 73.— A.P.  (28 words)
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  • WRAF uniforms to stress curves [Articles]
    WRAF uniforms to stress curves I) 0 V I ri. (;irls trip Women* Royal Air uill have new uni■pedaOy designed for Ihtm by one of the (Jueen's •ken, Victor Steibel. *nlo uill "conform "im tfs post war according to deSteibel woman's does ihange from time to time and the square...  (104 words)
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  • LONDON STOCKS [Articles]
    LONDON STOCKS LONDON. Fri r»AR Eastern issues on the Stock Exchange were quiet but penet rally firmer today. Ekewhere the drift In Industrial prices that began on Wednesday was i continued, although occasional spots i of resistance to lower levels were seen, particular^ In textiles. Closing prices of selected stocks...  (295 words)
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  • LONDON TIN [Articles]
    LONDON TIN LONDON. Feb. 12— Cash Buyers £9U; Sellers *657\; Forward Buyers £633: Sellers C 635: Settlement £655. Turnover a.m. 25 tons; p.m. 20.  (24 words)
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  • Butler reveals Budget secret: Purchase tax will stay [Articles]
    Butler reveals Budget secret: Purchase tax will stay LONDON. Fri— MR. R. A. Butler, tha Chancellor of the Exchequer, sprang a surprise yes- terday by giving away one of the secrets of his Budget which is not due to i be presented till April. He told the House of Com-...  (268 words)
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  • KOREA TOUR [Articles]
    KOREA TOUR WASHINGTON. Fri— At Presicent Eisenhower's suggestion a grouD of US State Governors will visit Korea in April t" appraise the situation there and report to the American people. Reuter.  (31 words)
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  • LONDON RUBBER [Articles]
    LONDON RUBBER LONDON. Feb. 12— Spot 16'jd. M«r l«'rt Am -June )«'.d -I'itvSept. 16 7 vd.. Oct. -Dec. 16 T vd.. Feb. rlf 16\ri., Mar. elf 16\d.. Anrll c.i.f. 16 7 16d Tone: Steady.  (34 words)
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  • I THE 'ABOMINABLE' SCALP [Articles + Illustrations]
    I THE 'ABOMINABLE' SCALP A SHF.RPA holds the scalp, nli to have been that of an Abominable Snowman. It was found on the will of Pangboche Monastery near Mount Everest by an Indian Himalayan expedition. The monks would not part with it. So it could not be sent for scientific...  (53 words)
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  • GIRL MAY FACE MURDER CHARGE [Articles]
    GIRL MAY FACE MURDER CHARGE After S years in menial home NEW YORK. Fri. A BEAI TIFI'L 24-year-old girl, who was freed three A days ago after eight years in a mental hospital may face trial on a 1945 murder charge. The girl. Lena Theresa Neinstedt. still a teenager in...  (151 words)
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  • He hanged 300 men [Articles]
    He hanged 300 men BRADFORD, Fri. MR. Thomas William Pierepoint, who was known as the hangman with a sense of humour, died yesterday in bed at the age of 83. During his 35 years as Britain's public executioner. Mr. Pierepoint hanged more than .".00 criminals and passed the job on...  (84 words)
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  • FINIS [Articles]
    FINIS LOS ANGELES. Fri.— While telling the story of his life to members of the Fortuna Rotary Club at Eureka. Cal.. yesterday. 75-year-old Mr. Bert Morgan dropped dead. A.P.  (29 words)
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  • $375,000 GEMS IN HER CLOTHES [Articles]
    $375,000 GEMS IN HER CLOTHES NEW YORK. I A YOUNG woman, trying to smuggle $375,000 worth nf diamonds into the United States, has been arrested by Customs officials. Mrs Esther Katz of Israel was arrested shortly after she arrived at Idlewild Airport on Wednesday by plane from London. Mr. James...  (120 words)
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  • U.S. governor wants death for Reds [Articles]
    U.S. governor wants death for Reds ST. LOl'H. Missouri. Friday. THE Texas Governor, Mr. L. Shivers, said yesterday he planned to ask the legislature to make membership of the Communist Party a capital offence. "To me, the word Communist and traitor are synonomous," he said in an address to the...  (211 words)
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  • PREMIER'S 'NO' TO NEGUIB [Articles]
    PREMIER'S 'NO' TO NEGUIB LONDON, Fri. SIR Winston Churchill, the Prime Minister, yesterday turned down a suggestion in the House of Commons that he should invite Gen. Neguib, the Egyptian Prime Minister, to London. Mr. Woodrow Wyatt, (Labour) had suggested this so that they could discuss the outstanding obstacles to...  (75 words)
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  • CAR PARKS UNDER LONDON SQUARES PLAN [Articles]
    CAR PARKS UNDER LONDON SQUARES PLAN LONDON Fri THE stately squares of West London may cover giant underground garages and parking sites if a f 10.000.000 pian for relieving tl city's trallic congestions is approved Proposals tv be put before the London County Council next Tuesday suggest that tight London...  (150 words)
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  • Big row on wolf boy [Articles]
    Big row on wolf boy LUCKNOW. Fri.-Is the nine-year-old crippled boy. Ramu. now in Balrampur Hospital Lucknow. India, really a wolf boy o r not? From professors down to office boys, everybody in Lucknow is arguing about it. i Thr- hospital superintendent Dr. D. N. Sharma. is "perfectly convinced." Ramu...  (96 words)
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    • Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
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      (l/fi£tt i\mive got tfee lump .drink S.C.S. tea cheer up! SINGAPORE COLD STORAGE CO., LTD. Ist ssblisb Eueme Lister Engineering l.lrfj JSfe Tam-Buk /.Sti^rJ SOOTHES CURES SKIN AKD SCALP fc\ DISEASE Zam-Buk, rich in medicinal oils jvictrato y." ~-';^".'V" Xi^H .< deep into the skm. quiokiy Villms the grrms m^*-^.^>j^H^...  (225 words)
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  • Pay battle flares-up again in the War Department [Articles]
    Pay battle flares-up again in the War Department BREACH OF PROMISE' KUALA LUMPUR, Friday. \>\\ row has flared up a^ain between the War Department and its civilian employees in the ition three months after a strike was yd. Department Civilian Staff Association mootinu in Kuala Lumpur soon to ion against...  (243 words)
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  • CHINESE NEW YEAR AT KIRKBY [Articles + Illustrations]
    CHINESE NEW YEAR AT KIRKBY MALAYAN STUDENTS at Kirkby College (left) Miss Amy Lai (Malacca), Miss Irene Chan (Kuala Lumpur). Mr. Richard Chong (Penang). and Miss Gladys Chooi (Kuala Lumpur) attend a buffet supper on Chinese New Year cve Picture by Chong Woon Khuan.  (44 words)
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    Macbeth in baju and black wig In the Ai :.< Th I s production of "Macbeth," thr Kuala Hall next Kirkby. who !939. Is Drysdale who hr-can 1951 ta ass is t Dr. and .s In Kuala esi with her bad fall in I U In Sha Phe Shrew." No...  (108 words)
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  • $8m. bridge to be 65ft wide at first [Articles]
    $8m. bridge to be 65ft wide at first N A P O R E S 58.000.00 C will be 2 000 tret lone at may be l<o feet to accom- traf.le for this exsunfoundatioits .u!u- Woifcs. Mr. 100 teet be.•id. ill have a with separpedestrlan tracks has been tlgation work...  (53 words)
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    Urn. college for teachers will bt; bin!! Me >n I Which .nunts build■:.i.s not yet ork should t;d to ■i.OOO.  (20 words)
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    He's an ASP I: 'hong: Yue Kong pore Police Force .tnpointed acti:. mtencient 01 P>>-  (15 words)
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  • Home in need of money [Articles]
    Home in need of money Th' 1 Singapore Red Cross Society's big modern Crippled Children's Home at Changi. opened a year ago is •till running at half-strength, the Red Cross chairman Mr. A. E. Gedde.v said yesterday. Twenty df the 40 beds have remained unoccupied because of lack of finance....  (80 words)
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  • Orchestral set for lepers [Articles]
    Orchestral set for lepers A complete set of Teochew orchestral instruments has been presented to the Trafalgar Home for Lepers by the ipore Leprosy Relief As.oll. The Association secretary. Mr FA. Pendlebury < P.O Box 164. Singapore* wants morel volunteers to assist in leper re- liei work.  (46 words)
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  • SWAMP LAND TO BE CO-OP FARM [Articles]
    SWAMP LAND TO BE CO-OP FARM Govt leases 200 acres PENANG. Friday. WHEN the next planting season starts in June. Penans will have an extra 200 acres of padi land. This stretch situated between Pulau Betong and Kuala Jalan Bahru, west of Penang Island, was formerly swamp land. The Settlement...  (216 words)
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  • Watchman loses his watch [Articles]
    Watchman loses his watch A wristwatch was stolen from the hut of a Sikh watchman at the 7 3 4 milestone Jurong Road. Singapore, on Thursday. A man has been detained and a watch recovered.  (35 words)
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    New directive JOHORE BAHRU. Thurs. A directive has been issued by the Government that no Police officer should serve on any elected town council or local council.  (27 words)
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  • HE KEEPS EYES AND EARS OPEN [Articles]
    HE KEEPS EYES AND EARS OPEN But I'm not a spy -Mr. K THE staff at Singapore's ReRistrar of Vehicles office are ancry because one of them, Peter K. Kumarasamy, said in a police court on Tuesday that he had been ordered to "keep his eyes and ears open for...  (134 words)
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  • $4 MIL. TO HOUSE WORKERS [Articles]
    $4 MIL. TO HOUSE WORKERS THE Singapore Government will spend over $4,000,000 this year to build new stall quarters and complete those under construction. The programme Includes eight blocks at the Police Training School due to be finished in May. and three mnrp to be built. The 11 blocks with...  (93 words)
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  • 100 YEARS OLD [Articles]
    100 YEARS OLD To celebrate the 100 th anniversary of the school. the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus in Singapore staged a 1 historical pageant yesterday.  (27 words)
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  • 14,000 more to have primary school places next year [Articles]
    14,000 more to have primary school places next year I^EARLY 14,000 children born in 1947 can find places in Singapore English primary schools next year. This wiii break the all-time record set up this year with the admission of nearly 11,500 children to Primary One. Parents must be ready with...  (178 words)
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  • Mechanical pine planting not practical [Articles]
    Mechanical pine planting not practical MECHANICAL means of plantin? pineapple suckers may not be practical in Malaya because of the terrain, according to Mr. C. E. Courtenay, adviser ;to the Malayan Pineapple I Board. Mr. Courtenay was commenting on a report that an Australian farmer has developed a machine to...  (110 words)
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  • Perak Council of State to meet [Articles]
    Perak Council of State to meet IPOH Fri.— Members of the Perak Executive Council and the Perak Council of State for ms 4 will receive letters of appointment from the Sultan or Monday. The first meeting of the Statr council will be on Wednesday.  (44 words)
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  • They'll talk about teeth [Articles]
    They'll talk about teeth PENANG. Fri. Malaya's progress in dental health and education will be discussed at the World Dental Seminar to bf held at Wellington New Zraland in May Mr. C. F. Mummery Chiel I Dental Officer. Federation of Malaya, anc l Che Abdul Karim. Senior Dental Officer. Johore...  (57 words)
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    'Greetings' contest Singapore Y.W.C.A. is holding a "greetings" competition for its annual World Membership Observance Day this year Competitors, who must oe members, should submit an appropriate verse and design that could be duplicated on an air mail letter of 5" x 8". Entries should be sent to the Y.W.C.A...  (85 words)
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  • Exam passes in book-keeping [Articles]
    Exam passes in book-keeping The following have passed the Institute of Book -keepers examinations held at the V.M.C.A Singapore, in Dec. last year. Mr. S. K. Hearn. •intermediate stage 1 Messrs. Han Cheng Fong and C. K. Menon. 1 associate stage 1 and Mr. Chan Whay Yam, (fellow stage stage...  (55 words)
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  • Driver fined $25 [Articles]
    Driver fined $25 SEGAMAT. Fri. Caught carrying excess passengers twice a taxi driver. Set Kai Fone. was fined a total of $25 H.M.  (23 words)
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  • COLOMBO JOB FOR STORE K.L.M MAN [Articles + Illustrations]
    COLOMBO JOB FOR STORE K.L.M MAN MR. J.L. BOENDER. assistant manager of KIM (Royal Dutch Airlines) in Singapore, who has been promoted m. in 1,1-1 of X.L.M. office in Colombo. Mr. Boender. wJio is flying to The Hague on Feb. 21 for briefing before taking up his new app ■11...  (82 words)
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  • This trash leads youth astray, says Dr. Ho [Articles]
    This trash leads youth astray, says Dr. Ho KUALA LUMPUR. Fri. /"'HEAP books, magazines and trash were leading astray Malayan j youth. Dr. Ho Seng Ong. I principal of the Methodist Boys' School, told delegates to the Malayan Christian Council conference here last night. The solution, he said. lay with...  (196 words)
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  • M.P. to query on Malaya [Articles]
    M.P. to query on Malaya LONDON. Fri. The Labour M. P. Mr. Stanley Awbery, will ask the Se? cretary of State for th e Colonies Mr. Oliver Lyttelton on Wednesday what steps are being taken to introduce into Malaya and Singapore a comprehensive social insurance scheme. Mr. Awbery will also...  (90 words)
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  • Indian ships to visit Malaya [Articles]
    Indian ships to visit Malaya PENANG. Fri.-The 31st Indian Navy Minesweeping Squadron will arrive in Penang next Wednesday on a goodwill visit to Malaya. The squadron consi.-ts of the minesweeepers Bengal. Rajaputana. Madras and Bombay under the command of Commander M. M. Kaul. The squadron will leave for Singapore on...  (52 words)
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  • Casting audition [Articles]
    Casting audition The Singapore Arts Theatre will hold casting auditions for its May production. "The Motherly and Auspicious" by Maurice Collis at the Teachers' Training College at 7.30 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. March 1.  (35 words)
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      M...M SINGAPORE and Opening Ii Star, Mixture; MuUC; 8.30 Hos- 00 Clnse Down; Malay: 100 Summary; 1.02 his Orchestra; News; 1.50 Übmß of Harmony; 2.45 London 3.15 Fun With Southern Serenade; Panda; 4.15 Tea Time Signal; Melachrino; 7.00 v News; 7.10 Satur--7.20 Jo Stafford From the Heinz Alexander; One; 8.30...  (55 words)
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      SINGAPORE WEEKEND DIARY Art Of Danre Studio: Lecture Seng Hospital. Moulmeln Road, Speaker. Miss Russell- leader MLss i with demonstration by pupils for 7 p.m. M;,ry Kan parents and friends. Raffles Instl- St. John Ambulance Brigade: Chinese Swimming Club- Annual 1 tution Hall. Bras Basah Road. 5 Film show 7.30...  (381 words)
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  • ACKNOWLEDGMENT [Articles]
    ACKNOWLEDGMENT fam.lv mds nnri rela :l r ;\L^ E ch«h. !ln h^ nu and ndolence. \;fe nnd Family of the late onn thank all relam6l who lcindlj (tav* endM tne Keh 11.  (32 words)
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    ANNOUNCEMENT l»..r</» tl<> < minimum) m I'FUANI f\<-ry day in i to wlu v. fr r.;sh lor lite, cerIng renuired tamper- r commercial ..or-; Phone XXXXX. Aye WORKSHOP lecture riemonstraOJ the art of Dame k t 5 »l Waffles Instltu- ents and friends cordially FOR home or town wear cull...  (96 words)
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  • The Staits Times Singapore Sat. Feb. 12, 1954 Pessimism In Berlin [Articles]
    The Staits Times Singapore Sat. Feb. 12, 1954 Pessimism In Berlin The Berlin conference la confirming the pessimists who forecast it would accomplish nothing, though it would have to be held to destroy some illusions. The Russians have done exactly what was expected of them. They have tried to split...  (752 words)
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  • Outward Bound School [Articles]
    Outward Bound School Perhaps it is one of the drawbacks of a multiple society like ours that words in a c-ommon language may be used loosely. Anyhow it is finite clear that the Outward Bound School planned in the Federation to instil the qualities of self reliance into young Malayans...  (437 words)
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  • Fcisal's visit [Articles]
    Fcisal's visit KARACHI. Fri. King Feisal of Iraq is to visit Pakistan next month, authoritative sources said here yesterday. —A P.  (21 words)
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    BANK <)h CHINA, SINGATOM Han Hai Fong  (7 words)
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  • As I was Saying [Articles + Illustrations]
    As I was Saying mmmm •a U'HAT has happened to Dr. Victor Wil- liam Williams Saunders Purcell since his 1952 visit to Malaya? His article in the Twentieth Century, a bitter and almost malicious attack on the High Commissioner, is in complete contrast to the flattering opinion Dr. Purcell held...  (987 words)
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  • FIFTY YEARS AGO [Articles]
    FIFTY YEARS AGO From the Straits Times of February 31 vtOd \T Hnnßknn?. there WU I lame Increase of crime In the ilrM and third quanrr.- of last rear. This wa.s largely du;tip the Increased number of ■teamen running between Canton. Macao and Hongkong, as a thirf could ci me...  (98 words)
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  • A MALAYSIAN NOTEBOOK [Articles]
    A MALAYSIAN NOTEBOOK IT is a; once the charm and the drawback of a multiple society like ours that it becomes hard to thii.k <>» something peculiarly Malay an. There are. of course, many features of the Malay i an mulii-coloured scene tnat stand out in man's memory. A board-walk...  (686 words)
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  • Miners condemn 'onerous' tin duty [Articles]
    Miners condemn 'onerous' tin duty I SREALISTIC BAR TO FUTURE OF THE INDUSTRY KUALA LUMPUR, Friday. industry has complained to the orld Bank mission about the hijfh export lut} on tin. F.M.S. Chamber of Minos and the All-Malayan Win -mfion niako the complaint in a rnoranclum to the mission which...  (235 words)
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  • Provident Fund decision [Articles]
    Provident Fund decision KUALA I.UMPUR. Fri. Tleral ion Government a Wa r Depart•lvilian employe* provident fund only 'ik part. I H. Zaidi tecretary- War Depait- si irern- ■he d( pari tnent. id n '"ining the lent I nd prowere not department iss the i have rs or more rved Ii...  (52 words)
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    Li censed T.ie Rev. Clarence Alexander Grant has been licensed ro solemise marriages in Singa-  (15 words)
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  • THE GUNMAN'S REVOLVER [Articles + Illustrations]
    THE GUNMAN'S REVOLVER DKTECIIVK INSPECTOR Simon Cornelius snows Assistant Commissioner (Arras) W. .1. Parks the bloodstained empty r°volver which he found below the Runnian's body. looking on is the Commissioner of Police. Mr. N. G. Morris —Straits Times picture.  (39 words)
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  • Soldiers cleared of blame in shooting [Articles]
    Soldiers cleared of blame in shooting MALACCA. Fri. A PATROL of the Gordon Highlanders was cleared of all blame today in the death of three Malays in Nyalas forest reserve. A Coroner's verdict of death by misadventure, with no blame attacked to anyone, was returned at Jasin. The three Malays...  (224 words)
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  • 2 cautioned for fighting [Articles]
    2 cautioned for fighting A misunderstanding arost I when a S-neapore bus company Inspector. Lim Lee Huat. asked i rumrnirr P.V. Samuel, for his ticket This led to a fight in bus The Sixth magistrate. Mr R W.H. Davjes. was told this yesI Urday when Lim and Samuel pleaded uuilty...  (64 words)
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  • Gordons officer badly wounded [Articles]
    Gordons officer badly wounded KUALA LUMPUR. Fri.— An officer of the Ist. Gordons was I accidentally shot in the leg chest and mouth in the Bah.iv district of Neeri Sembilan yesterday. His condition Is serious.  (35 words)
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  • New Principal [Articles]
    New Principal Mr. E. H. Price Education Officer in the Malayan Education Service, has been appointed acting Principal of the Teachers' Training College in Singapore. He succeeds Mr. P. S Dempsey.  (31 words)
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  • NOW 24-HOUR PERIMETER CURFEW IS LIFTED [Articles]
    NOW 24-HOUR PERIMETER CURFEW IS LIFTED iron, i ri Mf 2J-lie ur perimeter <urtew •ed fivr days Ro on I'eopir livmy in new m the hemor area es north of Ipofa u.n •>• m tomorrow. restrictions, Including •ii the us,. ,i bicycles in certain sections in the curfew area. will,...  (78 words)
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  • Base men to fix the day [Articles]
    Base men to fix the day Negotiations to avert the threatened one -day strike by 10.000 Naval Ba.se workers in Singapore broke down yesterday. The council of the Base i Labour Union will meet on Monday to decide the strike date and prepare the notice necessary under the Emergency Regulations.  (50 words)
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  • A council for safer roads [Articles]
    A council for safer roads KUALA LUMPUR. Fri. A National Road Safety Council was formed in Kuala Lumpur today after a conference of i senior government officers. The 00-minute meeting was presided over by the Member for Transport, Mr. H. S. Lee.  (42 words)
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  • This odd story could be true, says judge [Articles]
    This odd story could be true, says judge AND BUS CONDUCTOR IS ACQUITTED WHEN Mr. Tan Ah Tah. a Singapore district Judge, acquitted a bus conductor yesterday on two charges of criminal breach of trust of fares, he held that the defendant's account of what happened could i reasonably be...  (209 words)
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  • Officer had opium —gaoled [Articles]
    Officer had opium gaoled I A NORWEGIAN ship "fficer A Petter Sigurd Enksen 27 wa.s convicted in tne SingaporSecond District Court yet day nt possessing 8i ib of r:»u j opium and sentenced to seven months' gaol and fined 13.000 in default another s:x month.-' I Arc Kirn Guan. a...  (172 words)
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  • He made good missing cash [Articles]
    He made good missing cash Bin Chee Fong was bound over in Singapore yesterday in one surety of $500 for six 1 months for criminal breach of I trust of $1,302 when he was I the manager of a N.A.A.F I 1 canteen at Blakan Mati. The magistrate, Mr. R....  (103 words)
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  • Dance girl to pay $10 p.m. [Articles]
    Dance girl to pay $10 p.m. A dance hostess. Miss Lily Low. who owes Mr. Wee Joo Siong $1,407 on a judgment debt, was ordered to pay $10 monthly in the Singapore High Court yesterday. Miss Low who earns $250 a month in a cabaret, said she i could only...  (53 words)
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  • DSPs move up [Articles]
    DSPs move up Mr. A. A. Rajah and Mr. E. J. Linsell. Deputy Superinter- dents of Police. Singapore, have been appointed acting Superin- j tendents.  (25 words)
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  • Appeal court [Articles]
    Appeal court The Court of Criminal Apj peal. Singapore, will be held in the Supreme Court building at 10.30 a.m. on Feb. 25.  (23 words)
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  • He slept troubles away [Articles]
    He slept troubles away "I had a late night and I pre- i for a simple imprisonment so that I can have a good sleep." a trisha rider. Soh Bock Heng. told a magistrate, Mr. Howe Yoon Chonc, in Singapore yesterday. The alternative punishment VII a $7 fine. The trisha...  (80 words)
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  • FORCE 136 HERO DIES SUDDENLY AT HOME [Articles]
    FORCE 136 HERO DIES SUDDENLY AT HOME KOTA BAHRU. Friday. T'ENGKU Haji Muhmood Mahyiddeen. Federal LeglSx lative Councillor and wartime hero, died at his home hire early today. Tensiku Mahyiddeen was the second son of the last Raja of Patani. once a Malay State In southern Siam. He Neaped from...  (174 words)
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  • He wants shelters at bus stops [Articles]
    He wants shelters at bus stops TELUK ANSON. Fri.— A proposal that shelters be pro\!ed at bus stops in Teluk Anson wa.s made by Mr P V ngadasalam at the first r.eetina of the Teluk Atison Town Board. The Board wa.s in favr.'.r of the proposal and Inche Bahaman bin...  (64 words)
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  • Deputy chief [Articles]
    Deputy chief Mr. M. C. Compt<;n has been appointed Deputy Controller ol Immigration. Singapore.  (14 words)
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  • PAHANG WILL HAVE 33-MAN COUNCIL [Articles]
    PAHANG WILL HAVE 33-MAN COUNCIL KUALA LUMPUR, Friday. 'THE Pahang Council of State today adopted the report of a select committee on State elections, which recommended a State Council of 33 members with a nominated majority. An elected majority would nr dr-ridc-d "after thr first life of the Council,' which...  (272 words)
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  • Seven years for man with gun [Articles]
    Seven years for man with gun A MAN armed with a revolver who stole $9,600 from in a Singapore home aftei blindfolding some of It was vestei d v given m-vi-h years' gaol at the Singapore A. Tim prosecution the mnmins of Oci man. Kang Hone Yew. with Teong Huh...  (154 words)
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  • Pay protest by stenos [Articles]
    Pay protest by stenos About 100 Government stenographers met last nicht to protm against Ooverntnent'S decision denyin a nay rise. Speakers at thp said that Government had a suggestion by their association to .submit the claim to arbitration.  (38 words)
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  • A step up [Articles]
    A step up Mr. v B. Nickels. Superintendent of Police. Singapore ha.s been appoir, i -d acting Assistant Commissioner.  (19 words)
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  • A MALAYAN ARMY OF TEN DIVISIONS 'IMPOSSIBLE' [Articles]
    A MALAYAN ARMY OF TEN DIVISIONS 'IMPOSSIBLE' KUALA LUMPUH. Fri—Official circles here today sen tied at proposals by Gen. Van Fleet of the United States that an army of ten divisions .should be estnb.li.shed t r Ma lava to rcpul.se the Communists. "Economically impossible and cut of all proportion to...  (90 words)
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      The tides Today: Singapore 5.43 a.m. (8 ft. 1 in> 9.12 p.m. (7 ft. 2 in.i; Port Dicksnn 2.56 n m. (6 ft. 7in.i 3.13 p.m. (5 ft. 4 in.i; Penan? 10.5; i i.m '4 ft. 7 in.i 10 20 p.m ifi ft. i. Tomorrow: Sincaporr 7.22 un. <8 ft....  (88 words)
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  • Many T.B. patients die because of superstition [Articles]
    Many T.B. p atients die because of superstition SUFFERERS SEEK 'MIRACLE' CURES gUPERSTITION and apathy are causing many Malayans suffering from tuberculosis to refuse treatment. Some ultimately die through their own neglect. There is no law in the Colony to force people with tuberculosis to undergo treatment even though they...  (313 words)
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  • Big bathing pool plan for Farrer Park [Articles]
    Big bathing pool plan for Farrer Park A SCHEME to build a $450,000 *A pool ai Farrer Park. Singapore, has been approved by a City Council committee. The pool will he built on the children's playground, and the plaj ground shifted to the green next to the park's tennis courts....  (79 words)
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  • Salesman posed as Govt. man [Articles]
    Salesman posed as Govt. man rPEO Kin Honu. 21. a sales- I A man, was gaoled at the I Sincapore Third Criminal District Court yesterday for four months for poking as a Government servant. He was gaoled for a further four months for trespassing into the room of a woman,...  (144 words)
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  • Body of baby found buried [Articles]
    Body of baby found buried THREE Indians digging on an open space in Yio Chu Kang Road. Singapore, at about 3 p.m. on Thursday aroused the suspicion of a Chinese. Together with the landowner, the Chinese later re-dug the earth and found the body of a newly-born Indian girl. The...  (60 words)
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  • PLAN TO MERGE 23 UNIONS DROPPED [Articles]
    PLAN TO MERGE 23 UNIONS DROPPED Goul. men fear bad leadership A SIX-MONTH-OLD plan to merge all existing unions of Government workers in Singapore into one union is to be dropped. Many unions do not favour the plan. Officials of some unions fear that Government workers would be in jeopardy...  (127 words)
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  • His harvest for lawyer [Articles]
    His harvest for lawyer BUTTERWORTH. Fri. Saad bin Ahmad. a padi planter charged with offering a $5 bribe to a police constable, asked the Sessions Court today to adjourn his case to a later date so that he could sell his harvest and engage a lawyer. The Court President, Mr....  (58 words)
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  • Going on leave [Articles]
    Going on leave JOHORE BAHRU. Fri. inche Razak bin Jailani. secretary, Town Council. Johore Bahru. goes on leave to Australia next week.  (22 words)
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  • Rush to listen to the 'voice' [Articles]
    Rush to listen to the 'voice' PENANG. Fri. Penang office workers and housewives rushed out into the streets during the lunch-hour break today when they heard a "voice" aircraft circling over Georgetown and the rural areas. The "voice" was broadcasting a message in "KuoYu" from the General Templer appealing to...  (53 words)
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  • Food dump found [Articles]
    Food dump found PENANG, Fri. An area security unit recovered a small quantity of rice from a bandit food dump in Province Wellesley. This was the the third dump to be discovered within a week.  (35 words)
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  • A town's revenue [Articles]
    A town's revenue JOHORE BAHRU, Fri. The Town Council, Johorc Bahru. expects to collect $866,030 in revenue in 1954. The water rate alone is expected to bring in $430,000.  (29 words)
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  • He foretold his own ill luck-it was a $5 fine [Articles]
    He foretold his own ill luck-it was a $5 fine K. LUMPUR. Fri. A FORTUNE TELLER V told the prosecuting officer, Mr. K.K. Pillal, in the Second Magistrate's Court here today that he had "good luck' and w:i"sure of getting a fortune." A. Lakimuthu pleaded guilty to a charge of...  (112 words)
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  • Scholarships for village [Articles]
    Scholarships for village -WORTH SSOO EACH SINGAPORE'S Pasir Panjang Rural District committee which collected $7,766 for Hi Coronation celebrations Ust year, yesterday announced thit it had saved $1,500 of the money for three scholarships. The committee's chairman, Mr. H. J. C. Kulasingha, tod the Straits Times: "Any child living in...  (75 words)
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  • Drinks factory manager fined [Articles]
    Drinks factory manager fined Han Kai i-ong. manager ot Universal Company Aerated Water Factory was lined $300 court yesterday. He pleaded guilty to selling orange juice which contained saccharin in contravention of the Food and Drugs Regulations, 1947.  (38 words)
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  • Govt. Cadets to start training this month [Articles]
    Govt. Cadets to start training this month SCHEME 'MATTER OF IMPORTANCE' THE Singapore Government is to start the first cadet training course for the new Executive Service before the end of the month This is stated in a circular from the Colonial Secretary. Mr. W A. C. Goode. to the...  (137 words)
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  • Photo show in S'pore SIX MEDALS [Articles]
    Photo show in S'pore SIX MEDALS The Singapore Camera Club win hold its second pan-MU-nvan photographic exhibition at the British Council Hall fiom-June 12 to June 20. It is open to all photographers in Malaya, Sarawak. Brunei. North Borneo and Indonesia Entry forms are ob- tamable on application by post...  (90 words)
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  • ROBBED IN TRAIN RUSH [Articles]
    ROBBED IN TRAIN RUSH PENANG. Fri. A woman bound for the temple of heaven" in Penang's Hill Railway Road lost her $400 gold chain and locket. During the rush for a train, the woman felt a touch on her shoulder. She noticed two men In lhe crowd. But it was...  (74 words)
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  • SELANGOR SHOP MEN ASK FOR MORE PAY [Articles]
    SELANGOR SHOP MEN ASK FOR MORE PAY KUALA LUMPUR. Fri. T^HE Selangor Shop As- sistants Union is submitting a memorandum to the Commissioner for Labour asking for more pay for all classes of shop employees. It will also request "reasonable" hours of work instead of the 11 to 16 hours...  (221 words)
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  • Special service and sermon [Articles]
    Special service and sermon Th< Rev. Tracev K. Jones pastor of V/esley Church Singapore, will preach in Mandarin at the Telok Ayer Methodist Church at 11 a.m. tomorrow when the 1954 office bearers of the Church's Youth IVllowship will be installed. The service will include a vocal solo by Miss...  (54 words)
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  • Band at park [Articles]
    Band at park The Singapore Police Band Will play at Katong Park from 5 30 p.m. to 6.30 p m. on Tuesday  (22 words)
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  • Page 8 Advertisements

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      11. 1.45. 4, 6.30, 9.30 1.45, 4, 6.30, 9.30 Si iii ii tin n i'*l?l iOiPA 17 prevents J^^^f^ LANCASTER CUFT J/Jmi OCtOMH FRANK OONRA NX£&HM KERR SINATRA REED i apiioi It miff hi Mitiniffht Jf^ I Love-Wiid £^ti apr QUEEM OF THE^^-3 HIMALAYAN^ I who made her U>. I...  (199 words)
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      KW. CATHAY ORGANISATION ATTRACTIONS 14^ wii'V^pTpy) ll(h DAY To|) ay YOUR WEEKEND MUST! Jb. *>"fj I. M fills \l I THE "JL THROK.II Mr 11(1 MINI lIS ol SCREEN J iiu.akity: You'H SCREAM -With Laughter' i J^Mk IEWS W LSCAREDSTIFFS_ M()KM\(i T-.)d.»y: !l \.I n<,x,. lo >.\(.M,,. SHOWS: T»nwHim \M...  (304 words)
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    • Page 8 Miscellaneous Column 1 [Miscellaneous]
      26. Old Salisbury (5K I 28. They hold ore or water (5V otraits Times Crossword «**>*"»*** 30. CD. work was the making ol Andrew <6>. I |2 3 4 iSSFb 6 7 la 31. Wastes food (Bi. DOWN (auuJ tott SRSSS SSSSS s^s Ss™ —^5 1 Topic for the Wall...  (397 words)
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  • Visions of a Christian Asia in a church on the hillside [Articles]
    Visions of a Christian Asia in a church on the hillside F E A T U R E The hill above Malacca crowned by the ruins of Our Lady's Church is one of the most hallowed spots in all Malaya. There between the naked, roofless walls that house an empty...  (2489 words)
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      'ALICE LEE S n fi n Mghtiff CAPITOL RESTAURANT UGLYSKIN diseases now! amed to go out w::h vojr fncndi and p:mplc« i tJcin imtation trA itching give .-<s, slfcpless m n v»ur *lt:n trouble n<-.-^— ID. Hnd the div.omfort, Moment once and for ick, certain action of ROW DD.D. ACTS...  (146 words)
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    • Page 9 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      I THR^ *&^*sm Yoa eon tnk '"pp l '&ji3Sfs\ /4Fj/BKy I Vacufnatic throuoti t! y^rj^St^ X J famou» translucent borr«L /BF^Saly S ou* ov can WT B or houri >y^aMJP£___^^" I*'^1 on 9 filling ond it'i sKlj/f 1 #a| y Pock«t-I«v«l or 8 flexible point*. POINTS TIPPED Avoi.abl.n^id. WITH COSTLY...  (368 words)
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      Tamerlane The Terrible /3\ DESPERATE ANP Dls«EVf Ll£D I V TA Wjr^,*^^ 1 T uo* W^BBiBH CU6ITIVE.TWE /MAN WHO WOULD \mat^^WJ4L^,l 1 MEN HAVE W^^M CONauCRTME WORLD FINPS W£> I T0 L 7e M^IvTO^LeI GOT I^C^B C?TyfT*3iTrff?!sH7Ey^ at the head of a :T^ (i^"J^ i^ '^'^'A :<^ I SMALL, PETERMiNfD...  (67 words)
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  • NEW GUINEA OILS ROCKET [Articles]
    NEW GUINEA OILS ROCKET From Our Own Correspondent MELBOURNE. Fri OIL shares of companies actively encased in the search for oil in New Guinea leapt sharply on the Exchange this afternoon. The closing price of 28s Id buyers represented a gain of 4 S Id for the day. The recovery...  (83 words)
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  • Australian stocks [Articles]
    Australian stocks MELBOURNE. Fn. Closinc quotations of selected stocks today compared with yesterU>an3 1956-09 £94 13/9 —£2 Loan 3', 1956-58 £96 7/6 +1/1 an P.iper 19 o 1 AuM Consa!. Ird. 45 3 Bank of NSW t37 IJ/t —1,3 B Hill Prop 4-/T +mi J Cour'.aulds 20/11 •/< Dunlops il...  (134 words)
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  • SHARES SAG: RUBBER AND TIN DOWN [Articles]
    SHARES SAG: RUBBER AND TIN DOWN Industrials are easier WITH the approach of the weekend in Singapore yesterday, rubber repeated a now familiar pattern and the price sagged by three-eighihs of I cent to close at 54 7/8 cents a lb. Tin also fell away by 62i cents to $317.37',...  (261 words)
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  • HITAM TIN [Articles]
    HITAM TIN Tin output for Hitam Tin Ltd riurina January waa 80 plc.ils  (13 words)
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  • H.M. NAVAL BASETENDER NOTICE [Articles]
    H.M. NAVAL BASETENDER NOTICE TENDERS are invited lor srasscuttir.c tn apv i 400 acre.* of the Western Depot Area ol H M Naval Base and for cl.inlng wpr'.: in the KaTal Arn-.;:rren' Depot Detail? o: requirements and forms M tender can be obtained fron-. the Superintending Armament SupoU Officer. R...  (142 words)
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  • Political moves send prices up [Articles]
    Political moves send prices up linblur iiuitliA 4FTER i the week-< improved on a factory and mancl togethi i short covering tical situation Korea and had some li steadying the says Lewis am port. Issued yes! The only really tion '.<i the sheet, then Ighth ol ):in c bet the...  (67 words)
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  • BROKERS' REPORT [Articles]
    BROKERS' REPORT The Malayan Share Brokers' Association said: Thr market was quiet and dull and slightly Mater:" Members at their 4 p.m meeting repo-ted the following business done:— Fedora! Dispensary $2 85; Frasrt and Neave ords $2.01— $2 01' Gammon $3 01» 2 W. Hammer $2.90; Henry Waugh $2.30 Malayan...  (231 words)
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  • TIN PRICE [Articles]
    TIN PRICE The price ol tin in Sine pore yesterday v at 1317.371 62 2 cents.  (16 words)
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  • RUBBER PRICES [Articles]
    RUBBER PRICES Tli' pun demand Cloi cents p< I ers 54^ I E Feb. buyers 54; s< 2 buj i I rid 12 1 .n <n 1 R.S.S F.o.b i R.S.S R.S.S R.S.S R M iary Apr. June \pr Mark  (40 words)
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  • PRODUCE PRICES [Articles]
    PRODUCE PRICES Singapore Chinese Exchange: Noon CUI \V( Copra weak March $37 3 8b sellors. Coconut oil: qu ten. Popper: steady up $5: Muntok wh rawak $345. i $300 lewis nnri Peat: prices were: Copra: < trading; FebApril $36 5 8 buyi r sellers. nut oil: buyers, $f>l sellers.  (48 words)
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  • Page 10 Advertisements

    • Page 10 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      PUBLIC NOTICES KINOAPOBI Ml \'i !I'M 1 1 i RTOCK JO-80 bino xroiu 1 1 <oi N- it PI Bl MI 1.1 vim: K i NOTICE is hr: the Transfer 800 above bo rlosoct from Pebruan I inspect of interest 6 Stocks lor the cv endln ■id to thr R...  (237 words)
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    • Page 10 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      PUBLIC NOTICES NOTICE THIS is to notify the public that I CNa Kay Beng is not authorised to it any business of whatso- ever nature or to receive any monc. on our behalf Associated Traders INDIAN SCHOOLS, PAHANG P GOVINDASAM', lor of Indian schools ci to the schools paid to...  (179 words)
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    • Page 10 Advertisements Column 3 [Advertisements]
      NOTICE THE PENANG TURF CLUB SPRING MEETING. 1954 SAT! RIMY. 6TII MAIICH. 1954, niIIVKSDAV. 10TH MARCH, 1954 i SVITRDAY. irri! MARCH. XXXXX ENTRIES close at 12 O'clock Noon I on Wednesday. 24th February. 1954. Application Lists for SUBSCRIB 1 ING MEMBERS for the Financial Year Ist September, 1953 to 31st...  (382 words)
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    • Page 10 Advertisements Column 4 [Advertisements]
      NOTICES NOTICE OF DIVIDEND AUSTRAL MALAY TIN LIMITED incorporated in the Federation of Malaya; NOTICE is hercDy given that a Dividend, the Sixty-sixth of Two Shillings (2. per share, less Malayan Income Tax at 309 c, has been declared due and payable to re<?ls'eicd shareholders at Urn Offices ot the...  (1472 words)
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    • Page 10 Advertisements Column 5 [Advertisements]
      SHIPPING NOTICES WII.H WII.HKI.MSFX lIKE 'M.S. TORRENS" \rrivki) :ni ifrriaky. ;s.m A GENERAL Survey of all riamaceri eaifO discharged ex 'he above vmml Will be held at Singapore Hirbo'ir Boiri 00-iown Nos. 4 at 9.00 A.M o-. nth February 1934. No further rarrey will be held before or after the...  (206 words)
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    • Page 10 Advertisements Column 6 [Advertisements]
      SINGAPORE RED FUNNEL LINES: HEAP ENG MOH SS CO.. LTD. SOON BEE STEAMSHIP CO.. (S) 33/35. Teluk Aver Street— 'Phone 8448 M\ "GIANG BFE' DIBBCT BAILINGS H> DJAKARI tcmnm i <>'{ i \i(,n ii > hervici V Spore appr. Feb. 2? 1.. ■S'pnre .ippr M ■GIANG SENG" SAILINGS I<> r\\i;K\l...  (172 words)
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  • Page 11 Advertisements

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      MANSFIELD 6c CO., LTD. ,4,, in Singapore) (10 lines BLUE FUNNEL LINE P D f M „.i.»» «o proceed vio other ports to load and discharge carao t, LIVERPOOL GLASGOW. LONDON I CONTINENTAL PORTS Sol» p. Shorn Penong i G 31/39 Feb. 13 F.b 14/14 F.b. 17/11 F b feb...  (1031 words)
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    • Page 11 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      EAST ASIATIC LINE SAILINGS FROM SCANDIAVIAN/U.K. /CONTINENT p-nokok w^ys. p ?Xi p#no^ SONGKHLA" for Kara ehrno la „n Hr.r.rjW^MO Moilli, K<jhe "Slll^biT-^? 22/23 F.b. 21/21 F.b. 20/20 Feb. "I Ban 9' <ok 2/ 4 Mar 1/1 Mar PASADENA for Knhsirhong, *>oir|~ri, hnngvong. Manilo, Kobe, 4 Yokohoma 20/21 Mor 19/19 Mar...  (1055 words)
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      BEN LINE STEAMERS LTD. SAILINGS to U.K. ond CONTINENTAL PORTS Spore P.S'r-om Prnong Bcnnc vti for Gc,">oo AvC>nnnoijtt\ Londnn, Hamburg 17/10 Feb. 14/14 Feb. 11/13 Feb. •envorlich to. Liverpool Glosgo* RotterrVim. 6 IS/14 10/22 Feb. 23/24 F.b. Benmacdhui tor Hovre, London. Aniwerp, aott-rdom, H-imh.. f rj 14/20 Feb. 21/13 Feb....  (1099 words)
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      McALISTER 6c CO., LTD. TEL. No. 21i341 ELLERMAN (V BUCKNALK. KLAVENESS LINE LONDON HAVRE. ROTTERDAM. rJ&jSSfi&AGI ftV^SSUI HAMBURG ft HULL Acc.pttng'c",.^o, Cental 1 Wh and tn, USA. North Ationtc Port, American Port, O aTT O 0 O F'".,;K O ENHtTD b $por p C^ m VILU P nlryJ 24 s...  (1083 words)
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  • The SATURDAY FORUM

    • GOODFOR GAMES... [Letters + Illustrations]
      GOOD FOR GAMES... i •condi whicl i few week* tlm< oorti d very Di ["here it red n this way. sine* a child r.in get "th into d out too. M. NOOK II MOD .liihnrr Bahru.  (36 words)
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    • PROOF SUPPLIED 20 YEARS AGO [Letters]
      PROOF SUPPLIED 20 YEARS AGO in recent I of th< Strait- Times. Mr. K N'ankn savins "Then Is no i vidence U enditure ol money ir rubbei Hi forcer liked nd ,i con- rublal." r Mr Nanklvi i i Drool iwlinK'i The evidence IBt Ol md last but DOSSi- nmunisi...  (181 words)
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    • Govt must keep its promise [Letters]
      Govt must keep its promise TRUTH IS KING" cannot have had much experi- nee In the Federation dur- last few year- t Klyni Street is fully Justified in his statement "Before Invasion the first n which the highest level considered was: "Is it right? But those days have d< parted."...  (163 words)
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    • He wants information on Ceylon Rifle Regiment [Letters]
      He wants inf ormation on Ceylon Rifle Regiment I Officer- anri i with I I in 170(5 and d n many this count ry It si rvi d with distinction In Ceylon. Sinea- Kong and time An att( m be available ->m< where in this country. as it is felt...  (143 words)
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    • His syce got the visa at once [Letters]
      His syce got the visa at once COME of your readers will have seen Donald Moore's account in his book "Far Eastern Agent" of the trial-; and tribulations he suffered in trying to obtain a visa from the Indonesian Consulate in Singapore. After he had paid seven visits to the...  (452 words)
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    • Road checks [Letters]
      Road checks I would like to remind "Bona Fides" regarding road blocks in the Federation that we have heard of Europeans being charged with -gun running" and ••consortinj with i bandits." Strict checking at all road blocks wil! definitely result in more "White" an RV. Nincipore.  (46 words)
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    • It is now time to give up Govt. purchases of rice [Letters + Illustrations]
      It is now time to give up Govt. purchases of rice ALTHOUGH I agree with A the view you have expressed editorially that government control of riro has been unduly prolonged. I believe that at the end of the war some control was essential. For some reason, the part then...  (774 words)
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    • CHANGE ALL SCHOOLS INTO NATIONAL ONES [Letters + Illustrations]
      CHANGE ALL SCHOOLS INTO NATIONAL ONES VOW that the foundation stone of Petalinp Jaya National Srhool has been laid everybody interested in the school system will feel relieved. The tension is broken. A caesarean section, perhaps, but still a birth, although it may yet prove to be a still birth....  (374 words)
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    • What of the civilians? [Letters]
      What of the civilians? W E aro striving to "win the hearts of the people.' I would like to suggest that when next year's New Year Honours List is considered, more attention concentrated upon civilian effort, rather than official duties. In the 1954 New Year Federation list. there were 25...  (84 words)
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    • These Asians helped him [Letters]
      These Asians helped him Lj.-U7.VG tin- era On Mttnti occasion*, letter* In your paper from Asians Who have been assisted hj/ Europeans after accidet Is, 1 should like to briny to pour notice an o< uhen the reverse was the case. On Chinese New Year't dap. the car l was...  (123 words)
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    • There should be a limit [Letters]
      There should be a limit AM living in an S.I.T. flat On Chinese New Years eve. one could hear nothing but the incessant noise of crackers, in the day-time, this U nlrieht. But the peonle kepi On tirins; them even late at night Just imagine this, a child fast asleep...  (88 words)
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    • They only blinked [Letters]
      They only blinked VfE were very proud that our town. Kamuar was chosen for the drawing of the 18th Social and Welfare Lottery But we were not .satisfied with the proceedings as we could not understand them As the audience was 90 per cent Chinese. Chinese should also be used...  (91 words)
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    • WASTE OF PUBLIC'S TIME [Letters + Illustrations]
      WASTE OF PUBLIC'S TIME THE offlcer-in-charge of the traffic office complains that there is a shortage of testers. However, it is exasperating to know liow much of the public's time J being wasted when one tester refuses to acknowledge the authority of another tester who had on a previous occasion...  (180 words)
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    • CHURCH MUST KEEP WATCH [Letters]
      CHURCH MUST KEEP WATCH THE Rl-.Y irie.s dabbl' My c Serrrn ed ii"' dynan iticlan aermon Relit Dr. clear v. Pope. Karl Thi Po deals with muni sin and Donald d"iibt as Karl M all. hi B;ble and D ;;lici U.S. wiich-hur Mr. i i K h Ii Mr. I...  (76 words)
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      > > M >♦♦♦♦♦« MM M«»++^ t PA 4.0-? j fttipitr SUM tnti* MM j IF IT'S AN SHIRT The Collars remains semi-stiff after washing and the shirts do not shrink SOU A KISHINCHAND SONS, >4^ II! ~.H STREET, SINGAPORE. PHONE XXXXX. M M 1 A t A »ttt-ttttTftf*rtttttilHmn,.  (46 words)
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      ELECTRIC COOKER C C.it. No DC. 11 1 j. i ■r*jjFl*l#'4 ,jP Ihinj tar your "M Hjß^ 1 with it's attractive m of pof ct'l.mt riijnirl, If rmm S "V fc 'W k Sm^ j^ k ■MflMMaßnl v BRITISH QUALITY PRODUCTS BY ADVT. OF THE GENERAL ELTCTRiC CO., LTO 0...  (54 words)
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  • ENGLAND NEED 281 FOR VICTORY [Articles + Illustrations]
    ENGLAND NEED 281 FOR VICTORY —-and there are 7 wickets left BRIDGETOWN, Barbados. Friday. .1 INDIES vt\ England big task when they de.(i their second innings yesterday morninc at two wickets after 25 minutes batting on the v of the second Test n Hut ton and Willie Watson went out...  (346 words)
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  • Scoreboard [Articles]
    Scoreboard I'll '*< 111n >■'*■ ,m. int. Inns.) I^l INDIES— (2nd Inns.) i, SUMum run «<"t s ,1 ..ut n not out 3 M »kis. iecl.) »t S GLAND 'ml. Inn-. Worrell h i. thin Ml W*U h Km;: <l w ilcoll b Gorki •i mil nut i>"i nn I...  (75 words)
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  • Stars to aid T.B. hospital [Articles]
    Stars to aid T.B. hospital  (5 words)
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  • INDIA TO STAGE ASIAN TOURNEY [Articles]
    INDIA TO STAGE ASIAN TOURNEY APR AS FYt. -iwn T>nn the  (11 words)