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The Straits Times, 3 August 1954

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  • Masthead [Title Section]
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    COMFI lENT AR V I The Straits Times Mo*"** He**** Estd. 1845 SINGAPOKE, Tl ESDAY, AKJUST 3, 1954 15 CENTS (20 words)
  • NEW BANDIT STRATEGY [Articles]
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    NEW BANDIT STRATEGY They know jungle warfare can't succeed now, so terrorists are experimenting with scheme to infUtrate selected 'comrades' back into the towns and villages It may prolong mr by itimths \M KISII P roi (stfc, unable nger lo make „r jungle without outit. are trying ;»li h themtowns, (316 words)
  • Jap ship held in Indonesia [Articles]
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    Jap ship held in Indonesia I [onesian m Philipi d it the n (13 words)
  • THREE SKYMASTER VICTIMS [Articles + Illustrations]
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    THREE SKYMASTER VICTIMS These picluro. taken in miiS i pore "ii July '.<< show, left to right: Jamie ('uthruth, 3; Larry I'.ir rish, 4; Johnnie Cuthruth; and Philippe Parrish. 2. The Parrish bo>». sons of Mr. and Mrs. ParrLsh of low a Park. Texas, are missing with thrir father from (100 words)
  • Pica to Reds [Articles]
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    Pica to Reds TAIPEH. Mon THe Com-mander-in-Criief of the Chinese Nationalist Army yesterday broadea-st an appeal to Chinese Red soldiers to desert leaden who have "sold out country to Soviet Russia" 1 (32 words)
  • China claims 2 Chiang planes [Articles]
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    China claims 2 Chiang planes HONO KONG. Mon China claimed today that Red fighten ,sh<t down two Nationalist plane* alone the Chekiang coast on July 6 and damaged two others. The Nationalist planes were carryinc bombs meant f«r regions along the Chekiang coast, the New China News .Service said.— UP. (50 words)
  • This took wind out of police [Articles]
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    This took wind out of police SAN DIEOO. Mon. A lorry loaded vith nails hit an embankment and overturned yesterday. Befori' police could sweep up the nails, about 50 cars got punctures. One police car got four flat tyres. A.P. (40 words)
  • GOANS CAPTURE TWO HOSTAGES [Articles]
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    GOANS CAPTURE TWO HOSTAGES Women held: 'Town must give up' NEW DELHI. Monday. fOAN Nationalists were today holding as hostage Madame Fideleo. wife of 'he administrator of the Portuguese enclave of Nagar H iveh, in Western India. According to Indian rrport.s. Martamr Firiclßo ffll rapt'ir rl when driving out of (151 words)
  • Police launch reported in China now [Articles]
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    Police launch reported in China now MACAO. Mon. TTHE Hong Kong police launch A reported missing four days apo sailed for Swptow. about 150 mile? north-east of Hong Kong, according to a Chinese traveller who arrived here today from the mainland. He would not give mop d tails. A police (132 words)
  • ROSE WAS THE AIR HOSTESS [Articles + Illustrations]
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    ROSE WAS THE AIR HOSTESS Miss Hose (hen (above), 25, an air hostess, is also missing after the shooting down of the Skymaster. A.P. photo from London. (27 words)
  • A DREAM COMES TRUE [Articles]
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    A DREAM COMES TRUE Waitresses serve U.S. airmen NEW YORK. Mon. Amerlcan airmen at Vance Air Forer base at Enid. Oklahoma, awoke this morning to have a i dream come true. They were served breakfast by young women in trim white waitresses' uniforms. It was only the second day of (175 words)
  • THE BEER BLOCKADE IS LIFTED [Articles]
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    THE BEER BLOCKADE IS LIFTED Suez controls eased CAIRO, Mon. I?GYPT lifted Its economic J blockade of British troops m the Suez Canal zone yesterday, letting fresh food, beer and other Esyptian products go to troops for the first time fn two years. At the same time, a British Embassy (104 words)
  • Chou back in Peking [Articles]
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    Chou back in Peking TOKYO. Mon. Mr. Chou En-lai returned from Geneva last night to a cheering welcome from more than 6.000 people at Pektnc airport, the Chinese radio reported today.— A P. (33 words)
  • Engine fails [Articles]
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    Engine fails SYDNEY. Nova Scotia. Mon -The 7.209- ton British freighter Southgate reported that .ng'.ne trouble had brought her to a standstill 21 miles of! this Cape Breton port and a tug set out yesterday to tow h°r in. Neither ship nor crew as In danger -A.P. (47 words)
  • Col. Fox, leading trainer, dies, 60 [Articles + Illustrations]
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    Col. Fox, leading trainer, dies, 60 SOLDIER WHO FOUGHT ON EVERY FRONT LIEUT. COLONEL Thomas Lawrence Fox. a leading Malayan trainer for a quarter of a century, died at his home in Singapore yesterday at the use of 60. He came to Maiaya in lt*2B. when still In the army (479 words)
  • Pact denial [Articles]
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    Pact denial HELSINKI, Mon. The Finnish Prime Minister. Mr Rallt Thoerngren. asserted yesterday that Finland hRd not made any new commitment* to Russia In connection with thr new live-year trade pact bettveen thr two countries.— A.P. (36 words)
  • Marjorie makes the grade-at $450 a week [Articles]
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    Marjorie makes the grade-at $450 a week WORr> reached Singapore ove. the week-end that Marj..rie Wee, MiM Malaya, ha« taken a job aa a shov,tlrl in a Hollywood nirht Her four-week contract at the Moulin Rouje Cafe-one of the «lm capitals Mggest place, of entertainment may be extended indefinitely. Her (252 words)
  • $20,000 TO BE WON BY YOU [Articles]
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    $20,000 TO BE WON BY YOU 11THEN y«>u compete in it The Malayans Monthly's $i:o.000 Must- Be- Won Contest you arr 5 matching your .skill s 5 against fellow Malayans, s s This contest s Offers a fascinatinc puzzle on similar lines to r the popular Straits Times E weekly (179 words)
  • Planes help flood areas [Articles]
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    Planes help flood areas NEW DELHI. Mon.— lndian planes yiMerday dropped fond to isolated regions in Cooeh Behar. north Bengal wl. thousands of square miles are flooded after heavy rains. Numbers of casualties are not yet known. but central government sources said they "might run into three figuies easily A.P (50 words)
  • Big clean-up [Articles]
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    Big clean-up TOKYO. Mon.-More than 1000 policemen made surprise dawn raid.s at 500 places in Osaka City. Western Japan. 1 this mornmc in a "drive to clean up the city." Police arrested nearly 200 gm; (35 words)
  • Armas quells military revolt [Articles]
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    Armas quells military revolt WASHINGTON. Mon. i GUATEMALAN officials f in Washiimton said that Government forces had chockrd a revolt by til) officers and cadc-ts in Guatemala's military academy this morning. An Embassy spokesman .^airi there were "a few casualties bir it WM not known if .unpeople died in the (135 words)
  • STOP PRESS [Articles]
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    STOP PRESS "\t KILLED IN RMOI I GIMIMM\ Mnn One r.ulei was killed in revolt I' M R M>|<K Moii —Pi i rate mMm import Red uprising .<( 1.1 Progress, fifty mil*- (rum capital. W (34 words)
  • Duke in Victoria [Articles]
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    Duke in Victoria VICTORIA. British Columbia. Mon Tin Duke of Ed arrived here t"d.iv for an Informal ■even-day tour ol Rntliri Columbia daiirtf which he will attend the Empire Gamrs in Vancoir r. R' uti r. (36 words)
  • BURGLAR Y-IN POLICE OFFICE [Articles]
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    BURGLAR Y-IN POLICE OFFICE LOS ANGELES M n. A burglar entered the City Hall office ol Deputy Police ch:i:Richard Simo n .md Arthur C. Hofmann yesterday. He helped ninwlt to .--'inn candy, made a r then pocketed a fistful of ci- car-. Beti.; c ransacked desks and files and riumpiri (69 words)
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  • Reds and secret gangs hinder march to freedom [Articles]
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    Reds and secret gangs hinder march to freedom TOO MANY ARE SMUG .SAYS MR. GOODE much to enJf omiraf e confidence thaTSinfapore Is ready Uf manage Its own 'affairs responsibly and competently, says the Colonial Secretary, Mr. W. A. C. Goode, In his 1953 annual report on Singapore. But, he (856 words)
  • A cow that has news value NOW [Articles + Illustrations]
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    A cow that has news value NOW Tnlr 594 $24) S4. S7 T I C»«h Swfrp Nn |757 (1111 J |No Mil f|2i«>. No. J3M (SIM) I Bt»rtrr« <|J3 «,-h> Nos 2417. l«l. V J 1301 1124. 1127 13»J 1 < o«r.» ScrmlaTttnm .VWfiTild I 4* B -ftrri|i;'*,f *'g H" (197 words)
  • SINGAPORE IN COLOUR—IN THE ANNUAL REPORT [Articles]
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    SINGAPORE IN COLOUR— IN THE ANNUAL REPORT RICHLY coloured photographs of many aspects of Singapore life illustrate the Colony's annual report for 1953. From today the report may be bought from the Government Publications Office. Fullerton Building, for $3 a copy. One of the most outstanding photographs is on the (108 words)
  • Wanted: $3m to pay that city wage ri [Articles]
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    Wanted: $3m to pay that city wage ri rE Singapore City Council will have to reconsider the question of increasing certain charges now that it must pay $3,000,000 more a year in wages Mr. Chan Kum Chee. a member of the finance committee, said yesterday Only six weeks ago. the (108 words)
  • 12,000 Ne PHONES BUT NO JUST YE [Articles]
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    12,000 Ne PHONES BUT NO JUST YE T HK i I for Bin I extra the c yesten lot in> vill be a 1 he n. -a I I t will t ran o. Mr. "All I :ivp n 'd. ;et up in A'orlrl a 1 ■ild. (47 words)
  • 180 KILLED [Articles]
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    180 KILLED TEH I 18i) |v Ghazvn north v more b i here t Ri maroon--43 ho fiarkri' hrran Floods It w (22 words)
  • Truce men me [Articles]
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    Truce men me I I I I Inrio-r. H a -ff BJ (12 words)
  • A ballroom scene at Windsor [Articles + Illustrations]
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    A ballroom scene at Windsor §IN A CRINOLINE (own Queen Victoria, portrayed by actress Anna Neagle, E walties with thp Prince Consort, played by Peter Graves. E This picture was ttken durE ing the Aiming of a "Windsor Castle 1 ball- room scene at the Associated British Pirturr Corporation Studios (81 words)
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
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  • 6,100,000 MEN TO FACE REDS [Articles]
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    6,100,000 MEN TO FACE REDS Americans plan hu ge army- WAS HINOTON. Mon. arimini\t planning tr ot.R armed all out war if noces- ttton'j plans I reporter* by Defence Becre- h Hannah. been »P- v itional Beeu- nations hi'^hI group, and I Congn par. inipl ,|sory service „,i thr ada (153 words)
  • John affair ruins his holiday [Articles]
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    John affair ruins his holiday MN. Mon I) Adenauer, thr 1 Chancellor the Black he di>appoar•ecurltv chief announced. oliday today ase with his n Berlin are rned at the res of the IS at the Soviet bloc information st German Agency, ;le*r know- ol West tion with althe uersona•he kind (63 words)
  • SAILED THE ATLANTIC BY HIMSELF [Articles]
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    SAILED THE ATLANTIC BY HIMSELF CORK. Mon. (JVKN JOFFS, slightly O built 33->ear-old American, sauntered off his seven-ton rWmuilan cutter "Atea 1 at Cobh near here today and casually told bystanders: "I've just crossed the Atlantic single hinded." His Hr<t words were: "Where can 1 have my bc:ird shaved off? (135 words)
  • Marlon Brando to make musical [Articles]
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    Marlon Brando to make musical HOLLYWOOD. Men. Actor Marlon Brando has been signed to play the role of the romantic gambler. Sky Masterson, in a film version of "Guys and DoUt." producer Samuel Ooldwyn said today. This will be the first musical !or Brando, who hit the thea- j irical (74 words)
  • HILLARY TRIES EASY WAY [Articles]
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    HILLARY TRIES EASY WAY I TON Mon. Sir onqueror of B 0. 175-fOOt In a chair ■pened a new Mount Ruape- hu skiing ground on New Zealanris North Island. He said that although he does not like to see chair lifts on mountains he felt the new one would be (55 words)
  • TURMOIL IN SALVAGE ROW [Articles]
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    TURMOIL IN SALVAGE ROW Dispute with French crew after rescues from I a blazing ship -horti v r, LONDON, Monday. SHORTLY after the dramatic rescue of 29 .....P?. 0 16 f r° m th blazing Norwegian steamer, Mildnd in the North Sea yesterday rival British and French seamen were contesting (384 words)
  • TRADITIONAL DRESS FOR BIG FESTIVAL [Articles + Illustrations]
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    TRADITIONAL DRESS FOR BIG FESTIVAL ALVIN THOMPSON wears a Norfolk shepherd s smork and Jacqueline Woolner is dressed a* a strawberry picker at Llangollen, Wales, for the International Eisteddfod. The> are members of the Wisbech. Cambridgeshire. Little Theatre, which was competing at the festival Reuter picture. (46 words)
  • INDO-CHINA FIGHTING -WITH FISTS, STICKS [Articles]
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    INDO-CHINA FIGHTING -WITH FISTS, STICKS French troops in clashes HANOI. Monday. IyiDESPREAD fighting with flsts and bamboo sticks has broken out between French troops and Vietminh supporters in the Red River delta, French authorities reported today The trouble began yesterday when unarmed French patrols were ordered to tear down Red (189 words)
  • Huks raid town, loot 20 homes [Articles]
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    Huks raid town, loot 20 homes MANILA. Mon Forty Communi-st-led Huk bandits raided San Jos<> Town, in Nurva Ecija Province. 80 miles north of here last night, i They looted about 20 homes and kidnapped a policeman I and a civilian. A.P. (42 words)
  • The knife's edge convinced him [Articles]
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    The knife's edge convinced him DKTROIT. Mon. "That's nothing but a toy," taxi driver John Coy, 25, told a holdup minded passenger. The passenger conceded it was. and put the toy gun back into his pocket Then he pulled out a butcher's knife. Coy, convinced this time, handed over US (57 words)
  • Shot peer shows slight progress [Articles]
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    Shot peer shows slight progress LONDON. Mon. LORD VIVIAN, London stage producer fighting for life In hospital here after being found shot in the stomach and wrists In a country cottage on Saturday, was reported slightly better though still in a serious condition. Hospital authorities said th 49-year-old peer had (110 words)
  • Nearly at peak [Articles]
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    Nearly at peak KARACHI. Mon. The Italian expedition to Mt. Godwin Austen has established its ramp eight, according to reports from Skardu yesterday, at between 26.000 and 27.000 feet. (29 words)
  • NAIROBI TRIBESMEN RUSH TO REGISTER [Articles]
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    NAIROBI TRIBESMEN RUSH TO REGISTER NAIROBI. Mon. LONG lines of Rikuyu. Embu and Mrcu tribesmen quoiird with their European employers for hours yesterday in a last minute rush to obtain permits to remain in the rity. This new registration of Kikiiyu Embu and Meru tribesmen i* the Kovernment's latest attempt (133 words)
  • Poland protests at U. S. 'strafing' [Articles]
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    Poland protests at U. S. 'strafing' LONDON. Monday. OOLAND has protested in a note to the United States against the alleged strafing by American fighter planes of two Polish ships oft* Hainan Island, the official Soviet news agency Tass said yesterday. The attack was said to have been made last (160 words)
  • Mob stirred by rumour tramples 5 to death [Articles]
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    Mob stirred by rumour tramples 5 to death FEZ, French Morocco. Mon. CKDUR Moroccan women and a child were trampled to death by crowds here yesterday in demonstrations following: rumours of the return of the exiled Sultan of Morocco. Thr.e Moroccan men were injured, one .seriously, by tear gas grenades. (190 words)
  • Cruiser crashes into freighter [Articles]
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    Cruiser crashes into freighter RIMOUSKI. Mon— Three merchant seamen, injured In a collision in the foggy St Lawrence River on Friday night between the VS. warship Pittsburgh and the British freighter Slaney. were In hospital here today Eight other members of the Slaney's 15-man crew suffered minor injuries when the (67 words)
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  • Beware of school fees rise, parents told [Articles]
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    Beware of school fees rise, parents told EDUCATION CHIEF 'FLYING A KITE' BUTTKRWORTH, Monday. INCHE MOHAMED SOPIEE, former chairman of the Pan-Malayan Labour Party, today called on all parents to fight any Government move to raise school fees. "I do not agree with the Member for Education, Dato E. E. (231 words)
  • A dismissed man will get the lot [Articles]
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    A dismissed man will get the lot COUNCIL DECIDES rREE months' salary" in lieu of notice terminating i .senior officer's service in the Sincapore City Council means three months' total pay. The Senior Officers' Association has told the council it should be made clear it does not mean basic salary. (163 words)
  • Jumble sale [Articles]
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    Jumble sale JOHORE BAHRU. Mon Articles intended for the Red Cross Society r Jumble Sale at 3 p.m. on Thursday at the English College. Johore Bahru should be sent to Miss M. A Newsom. the Red Cross organiser. Johore. (39 words)
  • Choral rehearsal [Articles]
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    Choral rehearsal The Singapore Chamber Ensemble will hold a choral rehearsal of Acts and Galatea at Raffles Girls' School at 5.30 D.m today. (23 words)
  • Evening classes for boys [Articles]
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    Evening classes for boys SEREMBAN. Mon -Oovernment office boys in Neeri Sembilan are being offered a chance to improve themselves The State Finance Sub-com-mittee h«Ls approved the expenditure of $3,120 to conduct two evening classes for them (37 words)
  • Art exhibition [Articles]
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    Art exhibition Mr. Malcolm Mac Donald. th< Commissioner General, will open an exhibition of microscopic carvings by Mr Wong Lo Fen* at the Chinese Chamber of Commerce. Hill Street. Sinsapore. at 5.30 p.m today (34 words)
  • S'pore Assizes [Articles]
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    S'pore Assizes The current session of the Singapore Assize; opens In the Hieh court today. Mr. Justice Tan presiding (19 words)
  • 'REGRET NOTE CHANGED TO JOY [Articles]
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    'REGRET NOTE CHANGED TO JOY TELUK ANSON, Mon. rl newt that Sir Cheng-lock Tan had agreed to stay as MCA boss was greeted with Joy at the annual meeting of the Lower Perak division of I mno here yc«terd*y. It arrived in time to change the tone of a telegram (154 words)
  • MAN ON STRETCHER GETS 8 YEARS [Articles]
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    MAN ON STRETCHER GETS 8 YEARS ALOR STAR. Monday pHARGED with consorting with armed men at 1 Kpllane Bahru. Kulim. on May 22. Ng Ah Seng was brought on a stretcher to the Alor Star Assize w'ourt today. He heard the G a confession H He was sen- H he (124 words)
  • Plea to Govt. on Home Guards [Articles]
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    Plea to Govt. on Home Guards TELUK ANSON, Mon. A resolution calling on the Federation Government to look I into the welfare of the Home I Ouards and Day compensation !to them at the end of the Emergency or upon their discharge from service, was passed at the annual meeting (71 words)
  • NO CONFIDENCE IN MENTRIBESAR [Articles]
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    NO CONFIDENCE IN MENTRI BESAR Lower Perak UMNO stand TELUK ANSON Monday 4 MOTION or no confidence in Dato Panslima Buklf Gantang. the Mentri Besar of Perak, was passed *t the annual meeting of the Lower Perak division of UMNO at the weekend The meeting supported a recent resolution of (189 words)
  • Bravo! The Gurkhas told [Articles]
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    Bravo! The Gurkhas told KUALA LUMPUR. Mon The Military Assistant to the High Commissioner has sent the following mes. age of congratulations to Lleut.-Col. J. H. Allford. Commanding Officer of the 2 n Gurkha Rlfle« who Killed seven terrorists in Pahane last week "His Excellency the Officer Administering the Government (86 words)
  • School for printers [Articles]
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    School for printers KUALA LUMPUR. Mon. The Federation Government Printing Department Employees Trade Union at its annual meeting today decided that the Government be asked to arrange facilities to open a Malayan school of printing to train locally recruited personnel. New officials of the union are; President. Mohd. Tahir I (94 words)
  • Animal life [Articles]
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    Animal life Mr. M. W. M Tweedte. Director of Raffles Museum and Library, will give a talk about "Animal Life In Malaya' at tomorrow's luncheon meetinc of 'he Singapore Rotary Club (31 words)
  • PLAN TO KEEP FOOD CLEAN —BUT THERE ARE SNAGS [Articles]
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    PLAN TO KEEP FOOD CLEAN —BUT THERE ARE SNAGS HEALTH regulations to enforce the use of clean wrappings for food are heing considered, the Singapore City Health Officer. Dr. II K Morrison, said yesterday. Dr. Morrison, added, however, it was too early to set a tentative target date for the (108 words)
  • LESS FOR YOU, CIVIL DEFENCE MEN TOLD [Articles]
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    LESS FOR YOU, CIVIL DEFENCE MEN TOLD KUALA LUMPUR, Mon. T»HE Commissioner of Civil Defence, Mr. G. W. Somerville, hinted last nißht that the force's expenditure for next year is likely to be heavily cut as part of the finance committee's effort to reduce the deficit. The civil defence force (191 words)
  • Speech Day [Articles]
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    Speech Day BATU GAJAH. Mon The Sultan Yussuf School will hold their annual speech day on Thursday (17 words)
  • Boys' clubs [Articles]
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    Boys' clubs The committee of the Federation of Singapore Boys' Clubs will meet at the Queen Street Boys' Club at 5.15 D.m. today. (23 words)
  • Today's Radio [Articles]
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    Today's Radio A.M. 7.15 Tim* Slgnnl and Opening Announcement. 7.18 Morning Star; 7.30 News; 735 Melody Mixture; 8.00-8 30 MuMral Comedy Memorten, P.M. 1.00 The Week's Compoaar: 1.30 Time Signal it News. 1 45 Hot Rhythm: 5 02 Take It Prom Here; 530 Guitars In the Sun; 6«0 Music Round (118 words)
  • Big drive to pay for new YWCA [Articles]
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    Big drive to pay for new YWCA rE Singapore YWCA's new $201,000-centre in Outram Road will have 12 classrooms, an assembly halt club room, Indoor gymnaslurr and a .sports ground with spectators' pavilion. But the YWCA hxs only I $83,000 in its building fund and I will shortly launch a (203 words)
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    HE BOOSTS DIRTY-HAND JOB White collar wtlook has its hack side here fgfHNICAL education expert who has just rrived i" Singapore will "try to convince the vi,, the street <»• the dignity of labour." R s Anderton, Singapore's new Assist-}-ducation (Technical), who has come here he was in charge of (267 words)
  • HUMMING BIRD FOR THE VOICE' [Articles]
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    HUMMING BIRD FOR THE VOICE' jfs first prize i competition \IPLR. Mon. the 1954 Voice Com11] be held on the studios Kuala ■i.ming bird the muse of I oetry. was none operad by the Ori< n Company in Iditlon tn the phonogram if Pan-Mal-nninications wf.l take rCNANG: Miss Alsha n (138 words)
  • Feast of music by Chopin [Articles]
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    Feast of music by Chopin innnlst. or- Musi- of a -Hiring Victoria mi to- (14 words)
  • Mission for Seremban [Articles]
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    Mission for Seremban SEREMBAN. Mon The Asian Socialist Study Mission, which is touring Malaya, will be in Seremban on Wednesday and Thursday It will meet political leaders and senior Government officials In Seremban. The Negri Sembilan Labour Party will hold a cocktail party in honour of the visitors on Wednesday. (68 words)
  • Taken—job in aquarium [Articles]
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    Taken job in aquarium Singapore'! new Van Kleet Aquarium, due to be opened within two months, now has a superintendent. Hr is Mr. S. A V. Nathan, formerly Works Overseer of the City Architect's Department. Mr F. C. Akhurst. from the London Zoological Society, who came to help establish the (72 words)
  • Club social [Articles]
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    Club social The Katong Club of the sincapore Y.W.C.A. will hold a social at the Presbyterian Boys' School. Koon Seng Road, ai S p.m. tomorrow. (25 words)
  • COLONEL FOX'S FUNERAL [Articles + Illustrations]
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    COLONEL FOX'S FUNERAL (3 words)
  • Josephine leaves for Britain [Articles]
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    Josephine leaves for Britain Miss Josephine Woods, a teacher in Stamford Girls" School, lrft Singapore yesterday in the liner Victoria for Britain on a three -year Froebel teachers' training course. One of two Government teachers awarded scholarships for this course. Miss Woods will go to Deptford. London. (47 words)
  • Branch opened [Articles]
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    Branch opened IPOH. Mon.— On the occasion of *he opening an Ipoh branch, the Asia Life Assurance Society Ltd. gave a cocktail party at Us new premises in Hale Street this morning. (32 words)
  • Harbour board men want more pay [Articles]
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    Harbour board men want more pay I v-paid SinHarbour Board demand a abour to re ol thf wage demand on Thursday at I its third annual meeting. The meeting will also discuss ways and means to settle the union's outstanding claim-.. The union secretary. Mr. A. Doralsamy. told the Straits (117 words)
  • Fire-but the school fun-fair opens right on time [Articles + Illustrations]
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    Fire-but the school fun-fair opens right on time POLICE CANNOT CONFIRM ARSON THEORY SINGAPORE police will not confirm that arsonists tried to set fire to the Christ Church School fun-fair at Dor- 1 set Road early yesterday. Two tins of Inflammable liquid, now in the hands of the police, were (200 words)
  • India will build warships herself [Articles]
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    India will build warships herself SAYS VISITING FLOTILLA'S CHIEF INDIA will soon stari to juild her own warsnips. RearAdmiral F. A. Ballance, Flag Officer, Indian Navy, said in Singapore yesterday. At a press conference on board the Indian Navy flagship Delhi. Admiral Ballance said that India's average output of shipbuilding (200 words)
  • Eight get back their seats [Articles]
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    Eight get back their seats SEREMBAN. Mon. THE eight members of the UMNO-MCA Alliance who resigned from the Negri Sembilan Council of State In June will be re -appointee on Wednesday. The UMNO members are: Inche Ibrahim bin Haji Mansor, Dato Raja dl-Raja Moi named Dom bin Yasin, Tengku i (93 words)
  • The Anglican youth talks [Articles]
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    The Anglican youth talks More than 200 delegates from all parts of Malaya will attend the third study camp of the Malayan Anglican Youth Fellowships to be held at St Andrew's School from Aug 9 to 16. The president of the MAY F Council. Mr J B Jeyeratnam. announcing this (74 words)
  • Pass for the WAY meeting [Articles]
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    Pass for the WAY meeting JOHORE BAHRU. Mon. Members of youth organisations and the public In Johore who wish to attend the second World Assembly of Youth In Singapore this month as observers should apply to the chairman of the Johore Youth Council, care of Bukit Zahara School. Johore Bahru, (54 words)
  • 3 fined for cabaret row [Articles]
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    3 fined for cabaret row KUALA LUMPUR, Mon. —A. M. Le Prince, 37, D. Lourdes 36 and Syed Omar, 26, of Brickfields Road, appeared today in the Second Magistrate's Court, here on a charge of disorderly behaviour at the Rainbow Cabaret, Lucky World, yesterday. T*ey pleaded guilty and were fined (52 words)
  • Gifts for all contestants [Articles]
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    Gifts for all contestants The third annual baby show of the Singapore Chinese V.M.C.A. will be held on Aug 15 at the association premises in Selegie Road from Bam to 1 p.m. The 139 babies who are taking part will each receive gifts of children's clothing and tinned baby food (54 words)
  • Toddy for cakes cost him $3 [Articles]
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    Toddy for cakes cost him $3 KUALA LUMPUR. Mon— S. Murga-i. a municipal mandore. was fined here today for having a bottle of toddy yesterday evening. He said he had bought the toddy for making cakes. (36 words)
  • Blood trail [Articles]
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    Blood trail KUALA LUMPUR, Mon. Home Guards at Kampong Peor Bahru, in the Tapah area of Perak. found bloodstains after they had fired at a light near the perimeter wire of the village late on Friday night. (37 words)
  • RAOC driver gaoled [Articles]
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    RAOC driver gaoled JOHORE BAHRU. Mon. All bin Mohamed. RAOC driver, was sentenced to six months' gaol here for stealing petrol. A constable saw him emptying petrol from his vehicle into a Jerrycan with a hose. (36 words)
  • MIC branch [Articles]
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    MIC branch KUALA LUMPUR. Mon. —A new branch of the Malayan Indian Congress will be formed at Puchlng. seven miles from Kuala Lumpur, next Monday. (25 words)
  • Youth rally [Articles]
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    Youth rally Pahang District Methodist Youth Fellowship will hold a five-day rally at the Methodist Girls" School at Kuantan from August 12. (22 words)
  • Page 5 Advertisements
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      ij^M man j W\^^ what counts I ALWAYS COUNTS ON AN Q D HN ER USED FOR IO MINUTES A DAY, PAYS FOR ITSELF CUT OUT AND RETURN TODAY I FIRM !?'iftv£x.>:.v.ww.:<. :•:■:■:■:■:'•<•'■■s'■''' J ADDRESS Call in ADDING CALCULATING l^ll jA MACHINES I I I I I Singapore -K. I (252 words)
  • Page 5 Miscellaneous
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      SINGAPORE DIARY POLJCI BAN"- Public concert, i pm.- bodybuilding spm bnrlm.ii Karrer Park 530 pm. to 8.30 p.m. ton 6 pm; wre»Ulnt cIMB 7 p.m. to YOITH EXHIBITION: Opening 9 pm by Mr Thlo Chan B««. British Ooun- V.M.C.A. Orchard Road Cricket ril Hall Stamford Road. 530 pm. practice at (321 words)
  • DEATH [Obituaries]
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    DEATH 2» Word. Hit i minimum). LT. COL. THOMAS LAWRENCE FOX. OB E. aged «0. son of the late Mr Thomas B;irtrr Fox and Mrs. Mary Maud Fox. of Warragal. Australia, died at his Singapore residence. Monday August 2 (39 words)
  • IN MEMORIAM [Articles]
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    IN MEMORIAM ;n Mtirrf« fin I minimum). ROE A' the Slnc.ipnre General I on the 3rd of Aucust IMI -Richard Edwin In e\er loving n-.emory Nettle CiEOROF In e\er]mlns rememberance of our riarlms Mother Elizabeth, who uas oiled to Rest tin.- day 19M So rieaih loved so sadly inKM l^ (50 words)
  • PERSONAL [Articles]
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    PERSONAL It H...rf. |f* minimum I. MM A. MRS C I TRANCHELL and Brvan now returning to Ceylon on m\. Victor Is wish their many friends au revoir". (28 words)
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS [Articles]
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    ANNOUNCEMENTS »..>.!. (minimum;. FOLLOW PEDANT Every D«y In the Mslay Mall if you want to win I that $.1,000 word pu//lf G EC. COOKERS No demonstrations Battery Road during Trade Exhibition but every night at Happy World WHO'S BEEN AT my Romary's Gitmer Bake biscuits? Romary's makers of biscuits for (289 words)
  • The Straits Times Singapore, Tues., Aug. 3, 1954. Problems To Come [Articles]
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    The Straits Times Singapore, Tues., Aug. 3, 1954. Problems To Come With over half its population I under twenty-one, little unemployment and $4,305 million in trade, compact Singapore is one of the Commonwealth's more exciting dependent territories. It is attracting increasing Commonwealth attention for, political reasons, because of the political (1014 words)
  • Untitled [Articles + Illustrations]
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    THE RED PIPER OF PEKING (5 words)
  • The Tin Ceilinp [Articles]
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    The Tin Ceilinp i If £40 a ton off the ceiling lis the price of saving the Geneva tin agreement, then .Malaya had better pay it There would then be a price range of ,£2OO. the floor beinc £640 At the moment the London price lis midway between floor and (331 words)
  • A planter on 'Malay gila' and police lieutenants [Letters]
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    A planter on 'Malay gila' and police lieutenants DLANTER' from 'Perak' appears to be another of the short sighted fraternity who judp:? a community by one or two of its members. As a planter 1 should like to take this opportunity of thanking the many police lieutenants who have been (349 words)
  • He wants a better bus service [Letters]
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    He wants a better bus service WHEN the S.T C. started lta bus service to the Serangoon Garden Estate early this year, it was much appreciated by the residents. The buses were said to run at flve-minutr intervals during irush hours. This is not so I live on the estate (140 words)
  • Banned periods for 'L' drivers [Letters]
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    Banned periods for 'L' drivers I HAVE just been shown an I extract from the Straits Times headed L' tpnored traffic ban." It states that the restricted hours within city limits are 8 30 am to 9 30 am.; 12.30 ?m. to 230 pm and 430 pm to 6 30 (83 words)
  • He wants his certificate [Letters]
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    He wants his certificate I WAS one of the successful candidates In the Cambridge examinations last year, but I am still waiting for my certificate. We paid $35 as examination lee Will the Education department end this delay? G. GREY. Singapore. (41 words)
  • Teachers of English in Chinese schools [Letters]
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    Teachers of English in Chinese schools fOVERNMENT-PAID teachers of English in Chinese w schools are not Government servants, according to the Education Department. Yet they are responsible to the department. They are made to feel that they are part and parcel of the Government service by the way they are (237 words)
  • They want a better scheme [Letters]
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    They want a better scheme T^HE Education Department A has been very unfair to teachers of English in Chinese schools. Recently, the department offered a very good scheme to teachers of Chinese. Under it, some teachers, who have been teaching fo»- ten to fifteen years, now draw $350 a month (78 words)
  • Was it built for star-gazing? [Letters]
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    Was it built for star-gazing? CAN someone tell me tor what purpose and at what cost the high tower behind the Singapore Police Headquarters at Pearls Hill was built? Do the police expect to see crimes being committed from up there? It is not being used as a wireless aerial. (103 words)
  • The first 'horseless carriage' [Letters]
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    The first 'horseless carriage' YOUR feature article can hardly be correct in attributing the first "horseless carriage" to Karl Benz in 1885 for in 1803 Richard Trevithick had constructed his second steam carriage in which he travelled the London streets His first carriage, built in Camborne. Cornwall, was de>troyed on (106 words)
  • Taxis cause of traffic hold-ups [Letters]
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    Taxis cause of traffic hold-ups A LOT of traffic congestion Ais due to innumerable cruLsing taxis in slow motion on the lookout for fares. I [have counted 17 such taxis In 25 minutes in Orchard Road It's time to nationalise them, and park them in stands in various parts of (72 words)
  • Those who give doubly blessed [Letters]
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    Those who give doubly blessed THE Selangor Religious Affairs Department is unable to do anything immediately to put "the wrong track girls into institutions where they could be trained to be honest citizens and mothers. It is a tragedy that in States ruled by Muslim Sultans, prostitution is allowed to (134 words)
  • Garages with cars outside [Letters]
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    Garages with cars outside RESIDENTS living in the lane just beside the Bukit Bi.itan* dance hall t»fter. cannot open their garages because of the cars parked in front of them This is most noticeable late at night and on Saturday and Sunday afternoons A few months ago the residents wrote (64 words)
  • Bus suggestion [Letters]
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    Bus suggestion rE Singapore Traction Com- pany should run 'children only" buses along the Lavender Street rouU> similar to those at present serving Kallanß Road, Jalan Be.sar and Seranrooii Road. T. C. SIONG. Singapore. (34 words)
  • Toddy connoisseurs oppose move [Letters]
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    Toddy connoisseurs oppose move YOU reported recently that the Perak United Indian Council "decided to conduct an educational campaign to wean Indian* from the toddy drinking habit." If the Council had the welfare of the Indian toddy drinkers and. for that matter, the many other Asian races who enjoy this (109 words)
  • On the Margine [Articles]
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    On the Margine First ever*. The ha 1 attack born reccni mini? man-rati trepid do al you'rr 11 him 01 Bhocki exper' tho ati it is tl rase undenn I've .1 man vi than splash A f* frogrr Writers will OINOA <J pr< with Am.sti dclr^.,' motioi cf n 1 (86 words)
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  • 20,000,000 JILL SEE MALAYA ON U.S. TV [Articles]
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    20,000,000 JILL SEE MALAYA ON U.S. TV 0 i 000 Amrri- >n viewen whrn a Bhß la trioth( national Jones, 31--i cor- National I >rporation. in Sinuanijcht by Pan- rliner from Mr L Beer*- mmiuoner..irl hr in thf Federation. Film interriewi ■•hn\\ how the k toe ivnns and d the (83 words)
  • Body of Red is found [Articles]
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    Body of Red is found \:pur. Mot rrorlst was Kuantan ar< to: Say by the 2nd Rifles. Ij ■< i shot- :iirr.unition. pot. (22 words)
  • Riches-from-the-swamps men will I put up $sm. [Articles]
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    Riches- from-the-swamps men will I put up $sm. ALL-MALAYAN CAPITA! mo ptc r^n N MINING RID IN TRACKLESS JiiNr.ii? REGION OF JOHORK ill mai ava^M LUMPUR, Monday. capital will be used for a big iron mining venture that is to start soon in a swamp-ridden hilly area west of Labis, (357 words)
  • Dispute over council seat ends [Articles]
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    Dispute over council seat ends KUALA LUMPUR. Mon. rE six -week -old controversy over the Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce's pisintatlon on tile Federal Legislative Council has ended The A.C.C.C. has re-nomi Dated Mr Leung Cheung Ling to the council, but has not insisted on having back the tthor seat (121 words)
  • Vfr. Challen dies in Britain [Articles]
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    Vfr. Challen dies in Britain Mr. Edwin Challen. who was for many years with John Little and Company. Ltd.. and Utterly chairman of the company, has died at Tunbridee Wells. Kent Encland He was seventy-five. (35 words)
  • Alliance chiefs to meet the people [Articles]
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    Alliance chiefs to meet the people FOUR-DAY TOUR OF N. MALA YA IPOH. Monday. T<HE two top leaders of the UMNO-M.C.A. Alliance 1 Dato Sir Cheng Lock Tan and Tengku Abdul Rahman will tour North Malaya this week, addressing public meetings in six centres in four States. Their main aim (197 words)
  • STRIP-TEASER ROSE POSES FOR THE SELANGOR CAMERA CLUB [Articles + Illustrations]
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    STRIP-TEASER ROSE POSES FOR THE SELANGOR CAMERA CLUB MEMBERS of the Srlanfor Camera Club prepare for closeup shots of Rose Chan, the Kuala Lumpur strip-tease dancer, who posed for them en the Port Dickson beach on Sunday. Straits Times picture. (40 words)
  • Two envoys fly in for talks [Articles]
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    Two envoys fly in for talks MR. B. E. F. Gage. British Ambassador to 81am and Sir Hubert Graves. British Minister to Indo-Chlna, flew into Singapore yesterday to see Mr. Malcolm Mac Donald. the Commisslonrr-Oeneral. Mr. Gage arrived first in an R.A.F. Valetta from Bangkok accompanied by Group Captain D. (100 words)
  • Poison death [Articles]
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    Poison death A 26-year-old rfirl. Yeo Gin HLaaf, of Choon Guan Street died In the Oeneral Hc»;pital Singapore, last night from caustic soda poisoning. (24 words)
  • THE $4.5 m. PLANE FLIES IN TODAY [Articles]
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    THE $4.5 m. PLANE FLIES IN TODAY New Sydney to London service A $4} MILLION Super Constellation will arrive in Singapore today on the first Qantas Empire Airways Super Constellation service from Sydney to London. A Qantas spokesman, told the Straits Times last night that the weekly Super Constellation service (117 words)
  • Sick husband plea fails [Articles]
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    Sick husband plea fails IPOH. Mon. A 30-year-old woman, Yip Choon Moot, who was arrested on July 17 for possession of a still for the manufacture of samsu told the Ipoh magistrate today that the liquor was for her sick husband. She was fined $250. or three month gaol, for (72 words)
  • Cheaper sugar front today [Articles]
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    Cheaper sugar front today KUALA LUMPUR, Mon. The retail price of granulated sugar ll expected to fall by at least three cents a kati tomorrow. The price control of 40 cents a katl will end tonight and the price of Government sugar will be cut from $38 to $32 a (51 words)
  • Band: We are better than the monkeys [Articles]
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    Band: We are better than the monkeys PENANG, Mon. fHE 21 members of the 1 Penang Municipal Band. Malaya's only town band, feel "very Insulted" because a councillor said last Friday that the people visited the Botanical Gardens on Sunday evenings to see the monkeys and not to hear the (328 words)
  • Best stalls at trade fair [Articles]
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    Best stalls at trade fair Wm. JACKS FIRST Results of th»> b«\st decorated stall contest at the trade exhibition at i>»e Happy World. Singapore, were: 1, William lacks and Company 'Mi Ltd. 1 81 points' 2, Oeneral Electric Co. Ltd. <78> 3. Amoy Canning Corpn fS'pore) Ltd. mi 4. A. (120 words)
  • G.O.C. takes the salute [Articles]
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    G.O.C. takes the salute KUALA LUMPUR. Mon Lt.-Gen Sir Geoffrey Bourne. G.O.C. Malaya, took the salute this morning when thr 2nd Battalion the Malay Regiment trooped the colour at a ceremonial parade on thr esplanade at Taiping. The Raja Muda of Perak was present. Commanded by Lt.-Col. J. G. Atkinson, (66 words)
  • Four killed in road smash [Articles]
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    Four killed in road smash KUALA LUMPUR, Mon— lt is now known that four people were killed and five Injured. two seriously. In the bos and lorry accident on the Kuala .Selangor-Rawang road on 'Saturday night. Those killed were Ammasi and his wife, a three-year-old child. Subramanlam, and a man, (51 words)
  • Boy badly hurt [Articles]
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    Boy badly hurt Nr Boon Cheng, 15. was admitted to the Oeneral Hospital. Singapore, with serious injuries last nigl.t after he was knocked down by a car in Clemenceau Avenue. (30 words)
  • THE MILLION WORD INQUIRY [Articles]
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    THE MILLION WORD INQUIRY 'THE Kallanp crash lnx quiry, which enters its 41st day today, is breaking records. It Is estimated that more than 1.080,000 words have been spoken at the lnquiiy enough to fill 18 full-length noveli. The typekcrlpt of the proceedings covers nearly 3,000 foolscap sneets. Four hundred (119 words)
  • Gambling: $10 [Articles]
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    Gambling: $10 KUALA LUMPUR. Mon. Tham Ah Low. 37. was today fined $10 in the Second Magistrate's Court here for gambling in Pudu market. (24 words)
  • The great trek back to work [Articles]
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    The great trek back to work Planes and trains are crowded A STEADY flow of southward bound holiday makers returned I to Singapore oy rail, road and air yostorday evenI ink. Popular holiday spots for Singapore people were Malarra. Port Dirk.on. Kuala Lumpur. Frasers Hill. Cameron Highlands and Penang. Malayan (118 words)
  • Clerical exam [Articles]
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    Clerical exam SEREMBAV. Mnn Tho General Clerical examination will he held at various centres in the Federation of Malaya on Sept. 4. (22 words)
  • BALLOON ADVERTISEMENTS A DANGER—BOARD [Articles]
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    BALLOON ADVERTISEMENTS A DANGER— BOARD The Singapore Rural Board Is opposed to the use of balloons for "floating advertisements". It recently refused an application for permlsion to hoist a balloon advertisement for a brand of cigarettes. Mr. Chan 81k Kwan. the board secretary, said the po- !!(■<• .sh;ir'd th<* board's (72 words)
  • Page 7 Advertisements
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      The weather MINIMUM TEMPERATCmC: (7.30 p.m. on Aug. 1 to 7.30 a.m. on Aug. 2i Singapore 77, PenaAf 72. KoU Bharu 73. Kuala Lumpur 93, Ipoh 93, Kuantao M. MAXIMVM TEMPCRATVBB: (fJO am to 730 p.m. on Aug. 3) Singapore 88. Penang 88. Kota Bharu 88. Kuiit Lumpur 93. Ipoh (138 words)
  • QANTAS SPREADS 'SUPER CONNIE' WINGS [Articles + Illustrations]
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    QANTAS SPREADS 'SUPER CONNIE' WINGS Advertiser's announcement First to London reaches Singapore today 'Southern Constellation'— first of Qantas Super Constellations on the Sydney-Singapore-London run before leaving Sydney. QLDEST AIRLINE of the English-speaking world and second oldest of them all, Qantas makes history today when the first Super Constellation introduced on (859 words)
  • Lighting, air-conditioning [Articles]
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    Lighting, air-conditioning whmih; NEW FEATURE of the Qantas Super Constella turn is the interior lighting. The main illumination rnmes from square lights set flush in the ceiling. Shields, hand-tooled from translucent Lumarith a rich lookinc plastic resembling plate-glass diffuse the light. AIR-CONDITIONING, heating and cooling systems in the Super Constellations (69 words)
  • Up-to-the-minute features everywhere [Articles]
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    Up-to-the-minute features everywhere TH E DISTINCTIVE triple tail and dolphin-shaped fuselage of Lockheed transports have become a trademark through the years for millions of air travellers. Now. on to the scene comes the huge Super constellation, successor to the tried and proven Constellation so well-known to passengers on the Qantas (548 words)
  • Pointsthai make for safety [Articles]
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    Pointsthai make fo r safety POINTS ab« ul lhf X-ars. but exhaust turhin" I**!1 Rases fm.-n fxl >M* linders Dl :'"n Power for shaft Ther/ 4r lh pr «W, enjinei. lh I* QANTAB M m cvw elec.tr.,,,> („/''''> normal h<. m s H rompletch n Hun THK ,\n« R A (63 words)
  • Siesta seat means morel comfort [Articles]
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    Siesta seat means morel comfort rfIHE BDPI 1 TI( revelati" It can be deerep angie. with a footThe bet. upl n IWJ cord fal cowhide Side pai bark is chair. (30 words)
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  • STRAITS TIMES SPECIAL FEATURES 3 made suicide escape attempt [Articles + Illustrations]
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    STRAITS TIMES SPECIAL FEATURES 3 made suicide escape attempt HE grey-flagged exercise yard of New York's antiquated Tombs Prison echoed with a murderous rattle of machinegun fire on the afternoon of November 3, 1928. In the streets outside, people scattered alarm as police cars, sirens wailing, police on the running (1793 words)
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      SherliK-li Hnhnos eun smell rum! IBiek irueu I'M v# he burns I r ILL. SEE THAT T*E ."1 AWOQOyWIMTHIGiLFI^J^ J^HBTliW^Tuev'VE *^F Jei Seoit This lime with SOLAHOIM fI« BCTTIN6 ON I I» T f» T On M 2Qk*k KPOtf him <id~TO 6h|< J»l4 h* m\.Sl \~3BD (46 words)
  • LAND POLICY IS A MUST [Articles]
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    LAND POLICY IS A MUST Uncertain mining leases THE need for a co-ordinated land policy in Mala) a was urged by Mr. Clifford Waite, the chairman of Consolidated Tin Smelters whose subsidiary ithe Eastern Smelting Co., Penanjj, in his annual statement to shareholders in London Mr. Waite forecast a continued (277 words)
  • Riverview reports profit cut [Articles]
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    Riverview reports profit cut A YEAR aeo shareholders were warned that profit would show a considerable (all and this forecast has unfortunately proved only too true said Mr. K. Brown in his annual statement to shareholder* of Rlverview Rubber Estate Ltd. Mr. Brown said the average prl< 0 of rubber (290 words)
  • Mercantile capital will be divided [Articles]
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    Mercantile capital will be divided A SCRIP Issue and a sub-dl-vlslon of shares Is announced by the directors r>f the Mercantile Bank of India. It Is proposed in the first place to divide the existing capital structure by five. Thus the "A" and the "B" shares, each of £25 with (214 words)
  • SINGAPORE SHIPPING [Articles]
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    SINGAPORE SHIPPING Ships lying alongside the Singapore Harbour Board wharves or nprrtcd today are: New Australia 1 2. Antllochus 4 5. Star Arcturas C.P.. Benavon 8 9. Oarbeta 11. Mostlstein 13 14. Benreoch 15 16. Malay 18 Flying Cloud 19 20. Serampang N. Wall 6. Benveg 21 22. Agnete Maersic (81 words)
  • AUSTRALIAN STOCKS [Articles]
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    AUSTRALIAN STOCKS MELBOURNE. Mon. The past fortnights boom trac> in oil and uranium shares showed definite signs of petering out on the I Stock Exchange today. Nearly all thfse Issues suffered. Industrials Ignored the weakness and showed continued strength. Bonos also did well. i Loans 3.% 1956-59 £94 S -12 (178 words)
  • Lawlessness ends estate [Articles]
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    Lawlessness ends estate ir PHE company has been the vlc- tlm of the lawless and unstable conditions which have prevailed In Indonesia since the war and which show no sign of Improvermnt," say* a *tatrmrnt issued by the secretaries of Way-Hallm (Sumatra 1 Estates LUJ which U going out of (112 words)
  • Canada is using more rubber [Articles]
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    Canada is using more rubber Canadian manufacture: 16.185,568 lbs. of rubber in Apri. 485,692 more than in the mbm month oi last year. Consumption of natural rubbe: rose by 368.529 lbs. to 7.437.216. and of synthetic rubber by 146.344 ll> to 5. 941. 289. but use of reciaimec rubber decreased (86 words)
  • Tin dividends [Articles]
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    Tin dividends The following dividends have beer, announced: Rambutan Ltd. If fen ocr share In respect of the year ended June 30. payihle In England on August 27; Tekka Ltd. 6d pi tn respect of the year ended March 31. payable In England on August M (46 words)
  • Page 10 Advertisements
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      TENDER NOTICE Tenders are invited for 5046 140 Ib. bags Phll'nplnes Centrifugal raw m aar ex JAVANESE PRINCE" G.!:::aire«i by salt water, at present lying ;n SH.B. Oodown No SOl. fenders sealed and endorsed on the 1 outside "Sugar" must reach Boustead Co. Ltd., Lloyd's Agents, Union Building. Collyer Quay. (86 words)
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      NOTICE NOTICE NOTICE Is hereby given that Mr loh Meng Hee has resigned as 1 Salesman of this Company as from Ist August 1954 and that he has no authority to transact any business nor receive any money on our behalf. CHOP TBCK SENG. 101, Rochore Road, Blngapore-7. SALE OF (159 words)
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      PUBLIC APPOINTMENTS Applications are invited for the post of Programme Assistant Orade I la the Department or Broadcasting. Appointment will be on 3 years' probation In the first Instance. Salary scale: »690x30A-930, 8 960--x3SA -1,240 p.m. 1 Rltson salary scale). Variable allowance It also payable and the range of total (942 words)
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  • COMMERCIAL NEWS & VIEWS
    • For 40 years [Articles + Illustrations]
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      For 40 years ]I|R. JULES MARTIN who will loavc Pcnan« to- Tiorrow on lo;ivo prior to retirement, was one of the oldest and most senior Furop^an merchants in Malaya. He holds the near-record of ravine >rrvod and traded in this country f<>r 40 years. He had been chairman of the (265 words)
    • New U.K. car sales record [Articles]
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      New U.K. car sales record BRITISH car production during May averaged 16.130 each week, the highest weekly rate on record. The weekly rate for commercial vehicles was 5.160. Announcing these results the Society of Motor Manufac- turers and Traders said that car exports 36 459. valued at £11.700.000— were the (135 words)
    • China wants to purchase direct from Europe SALES TO ENTREPOTS [Articles + Illustrations]
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      China wants to purchase direct from Europe SALES TO ENTREPOTS RED CHINA, who is now putting her raw materials and light industrial goods on the foreign market, wants to be paid either in sterling or in machinery and scientific instruments on a barter basis said Mr. Francis Lim, who has (437 words)
    • Eight minutes was enough [Articles]
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      Eight minutes was enough EIGHT MINI II > live directors and two company officials, four shareholders and two pressmen, sufficed for the business of the annual meeting of Lewis and Peal Ltd. in London. The net profit before taxation was C 130.793. and the meeting approved a final ordinary dividend (84 words)
    • AN OLD ICE FTRM PLANS EXPANSION [Articles]
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      AN OLD ICE FTRM PLANS EXPANSION Seeks another $4 million /\NE of the oldest ice manufacturers in Malaya, the v Atlas Ice Co.. Ltd. of Malacca with branches in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, are to increase their registered capital from one to five million dollars. "We are increasing our regis- (380 words)
    • AUSTRALIA'S WINE TASTED [Articles + Illustrations]
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      AUSTRALIA'S WINE TASTED TO I'l I his company's wines before the Malayan market Mr. S. Purbrirk, managing director of Tahbilk Pty Ltd., Victoria, Australia, held a Wine Tasting for Singapore businessmen at Raffles Hotel last week. Mr. I'urlirii'k who says that Australian wines are is good as French wines and (91 words)
    • Malaya's exports to U.S.A. are increasing [Articles]
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      Malaya's exports to U.S.A. are increasing ITNITED STATES com*J merer with Asia declined in both directions in May. compared to April, the Commerce Department announced iMI week. Chief exceptions to the trntt were larger imports from Malaya and the Republic "I Korep and larger exports to Indonesia and Malaya. Trade (219 words)
    • AIR ARRIVALS [Articles + Illustrations]
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      AIR ARRIVALS MX. TOM I). COVCn \N (above left) the vi««--pre-sident of the Rank of America who arrived in Singapore last week is touring the Bank's Far Kastern branches. < He will be in the (olonv for about two weeks, and is having talks with Mr. O. IHill manager-designate of (93 words)
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      'N»'\\\wiilHHHßl^WWw^^i^a^3? CRAVEN A' FOR SMOOTH CLEAN SMOKING Larqcst-scllinq ilSl*) cork-tipped chjurcttc s* in the world. MSzT^&J Imported lrom London i^=^M=S^S? :^0 BORNEO So r A|tnt< for llHBapnrr, K.lMmwur, Ivot, Pftanf, Kurhlnt anit ntKrr Bontro n'*nrh»^ QUALITY REMiIMS Jjfc^ fAVRE-UUBA "> IF AV R E -TEU B A I ♦%\%\\%\\V.%\%\%\\V.\V.SVAVA%rVASVAPA^V%W.'A'.V. V.V.SV» (128 words)
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  • Beamish adds Colony golf title to his list [Articles + Illustrations]
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    Beamish adds Colony golf title to his list WTTKR. Bj liVlN'fi imp<« < able par jrolf, R. Beamish h( ('olin Stirling seven and six in the Colony pionship final at the Royal Singapore Golf i stcrday. any doubt that Rramish is tho finest In Malaya for many years, it was (284 words)
  • Khoon Leong awarded full outfit [Articles]
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    Khoon Leong awarded full outfit IPOH Mon. al he S'Htmn tad Boutii •^nht. a complete en given auay >:fe nf the la nu'Mand- -the British Mi JltSnd Inche Hashim •cittary, and mci president 1 ll e- president Asaoctatkm, •k Cricket Aa- arrnngeerbia] ho*pi- made to: •inrlin{ pritiii m.llicl- Kum- Dr. (110 words)
  • Pedometer heads Cup field of 19 [Articles]
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    Pedometer heads Cup field of 19 PENANG. Mon. >jI>iETEEN Class One sUy- I ers have been handicapped for the Fenang Gold Cup to be run over It miles o n Saturday, concluding day of the Penang Turf Club August Bank Holiday Meeting. Pedometer, winner of the Bank Holiday Cup last (132 words)
  • Big triumph for unknown [Articles]
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    Big triumph for unknown NEW YORK. Mon. EDDIB MOYLAN- the unknown player, who caused the blggmt upset In American tennis by defeatln« Tony Trabert 3-6. 7-5. 8-6 on Saturday won the singles final In the «;>th annual Meadow Club Invitation tournaimnt. beating U.S. DavU Cud captain Billy Talbert 6-0. 6-2. (133 words)
  • CRICKET OFFICIALS [Articles]
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    CRICKET OFFICIALS ll'OH Mon Ofllclals of th« Malayan Cricket Aaaorlatton wcri re-elected at the annual general mretlng here on Saturday. Thtgr arc: President: I im Khve Seng; vlreprwldit: N.J.A. Fnster. hon secretary: Wool Kean Tit; hon. treasurer: O. A. Pye. (40 words)
  • SINGAPORE MARKSMEN LOOK AHEAD [Articles]
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    SINGAPORE MARKSMEN LOOK AHEAD THE Singapore Gun Club lnA tr-nrls to .srpk alflliatlon with thp Sinßapore Olympic Sports Counrll so that thry will be able to send a five- man skoet (Clay Pigeon* tram to the next Asian Ganio.s to be held in Japan In IMS. The honorary Mnretary of (188 words)
  • U.S. make it 5-0 v Cuba [Articles]
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    U.S. make it 5-0 v Cuba ST. PFrERSBURO. Florida. Mon THK United States won both th« 1 Anal singles tennis matches yesterday to beat Cuba s—o in the North American Zone seml-finaLv for •he Davis Clip. The U s team took all five matches without dropping a single set They (102 words)
  • Weights for all races tomorrow [Articles]
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    Weights for all races tomorrow UMI.HTS for all eicht rares tomorrow, seronri day nf Urn Tenant Au(ust Bank Hnlidav metinc. are: (1.. 1. DIV. 2— f Trya« n.no Majestic Sicht ft.n Quicksand 8.10 OiMilrr Heck 8.09 Sudan X.nft Inliv Drlijht Ml Moulin Rouce 8.01 Bllldaw 8.00 Dande Bay Ml Musical (526 words)
  • Oregon, Bras Queen in good form [Articles]
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    Oregon, Bras Queen in good form KPSOM JEEP By Penang. Monday. (\KKGON II and Bras Queen, two fancied Class Five w horses for Wednesday, second day of the Penang Turf Club August Bank Holiday meeting showed plenty of zest on the training track this morning. Orgeon 11, with Clarke astride (269 words)
  • COL. FOX WAS A TRAINER IN THE BEST TRADITIONS [Articles]
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    COL. FOX WAS A TRAINER IN THE BEST TRADITIONS By EPSOM JEEP. rE VETERAN Malayan racehorse trainer, Lt.-Col. Thomas Lawrence Fox 0.8. E., who died in Singapore yesterday, achieved a life ambition when he saddled five winners in one day on his favourite course. Bukit Titnah, on the first day (476 words)
  • Straker to ride again this month [Articles]
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    Straker to ride again this month PKNANG. Mon GKIIK.K STRAKER. who was seriously Iniured in n race crash .< Ipnh In June, is back in the saddle on the Bukit Timah training track and hopes to be in action at the Kuala Lumpur August meeting CANTKRBI'RY Kill (late Blur Tandy) (229 words)
  • SELANGOR T.C. SCHEDULE [Articles]
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    SELANGOR T.C. SCHEDULE KUALA LUMPUR. Mon. Sebmftnr Turf Clubs Atieust Meeting will cater for Class Three and Pour Horses. The racing dates are Aug. 21. 25. and 28. Distances and stakes are: (lass 3: First run: IHf. or one mile: second run: fif or li miles Stakes: Dlv 1: $2. (82 words)
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      LIMITED BOOKING AVAILABLE For I lIH IHH J STOREY R. C. TERRACE HOI si COMPLETE WiWM s \\ll\TlO\ AMB ELECTRHWL I\ST. 1 M.I TIOXS. l«t. FLOOR i Lj'S* bedroomt. front tnd b«ea verjn4iht. tiled bathroom witft Leng bith tub, tnd linen clatet. CR. FLOOR ltr(e lounjt. dimn|, Kitchen. Ltvttor|r tnd (272 words)
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      p 23. Por most people, the empty tub! Times Crossword by lhe """'i 25 We take his word though hei T"p- 1 mostly in tatters (8). 4 b 6 I' 2rV Tom the woodcutter 1 8>. p- 1 27 Shares county with Rom 'B>. iTT H^ 1 PMllainentary victory 1«45 (286 words)
  • FLOODLIGHT SOCCER TRIAL A SUCCESSI [Articles]
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    FLOODLIGHT SOCCER TRIAL A SUCCESSI Like something out of colour film By THE SPORTS EDITOR JECHNICOLOIR football came to Singapore yesterday. That was what the scene looked like when the floodlights were turned on at Jalan Resar Stadium last night and a 40-minute trial match was played. The lights shone (449 words)
  • S.C.C. beat Ceylonese [Articles]
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    S.C.C. beat Ceylonese A POLISHED 46 by the Colony batsman. H F. Sheppard, and successful bowling by Alex Delllkan islx for 51 1 and Hollands (four for eight 1 were features of the padang cricket match yesterday in which S.C.C. beat Ceylon S.C. by 67 runs iDfOATOU 1 »;ii hi (173 words)
  • England in lead at the Empire Games [Articles]
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    England in lead at the Empire Games VANCOIVER. Mun. l/N-.i \mi went Into toda>'s lj evenU at the Emplrr Oamea with an anoAclal points lead over the next nearest team, Australia. England, beneftlling heavily from performances by their middle distance runners an Saturday, luve a points total of i>H, according (175 words)
  • K.L. basketball team here [Articles]
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    K.L. basketball team here The Low Tlap basketball team from Kual.i Lumpur will meet the Singapore Basketball champions the Nanyang Slang Pan team in 'he Happy World Stadium at 8 p.m tomorrow night. They have already played two carries, against the Khong Slong These games are being staged by the (72 words)
  • OOI SWEEPS ASIDE HIS OPPOSITION FOR TRIPLE TITLE [Articles]
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    OOI SWEEPS ASIDE HIS OPPOSITION FOR TRIPLE TITLE PBNANG, Monday. DEFENDING champion Ooi Teik Hock proved hr is still the best badminton player in the Settlement when the took three titles in the Penang open championships which concluded last night. After winning the mixed doubles final on Friday. Ooi went (310 words)
  • LeongChan's win decided for SHB boys [Articles]
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    LeongChan's win decided for SHB boys SINGAPORE Harbour Board Boyi Club's featherweight I,eong Chan won the match for his club when he knocked nut Mohd Yusof of Johore Bahru Corona 1 ion Boys Club In the first round of their decisive maf-h before 600 spectators at Keppel Ro.'ri en Friday (272 words)
  • Sports Diary [Articles]
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    Sports Diary >\l JIMOR IIP; HaikoKMi S.C. v St. John. (.rvUnt: >< 1 Aaton A.C ireplav pari.m. mnni IMMAN A«an. tournrv. (20 words)
  • CHINESE SWIM GALA ON AUG. 28 [Articles]
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    CHINESE SWIM GALA ON AUG. 28 The Singapore Chines? Swimmlns Club will hold their annual cham-pions.-.ip* on Aug. 28 at their Tanjonp Hhu Pool There will be 2fi ItNIl The 2nd meue* butterfly and 1.500 metres freestyle finals will be held on Thursday. Aug. M BBtrtM clo.se? with the hon. (57 words)
  • LA. TENNIS TIES [Articles]
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    LA. TENNIS TIES Tomorrow's ties for the Indian Association's tennis champinn.vrups are Handicap singlea: A. I. P»ren,« G Mathe«< S A Rao v O S Gill Handicap doubles: T. J. Kapoor ann H Ganeson v O. Mathews and Balan (39 words)
  • JOHORE RUGBY [Articles]
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    JOHORE RUGBY JOHORE BAHRU. Mon The j annual general meeting of the South Johore Rugb> Football Club will be held at the Johore Civil Service Club. Johore Bahru. on Aug. 9 at 11.15 p.m. (34 words)
  • Recs were easy meat after first 20 mins. [Articles]
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    Recs were easy meat after first 20 mins. r>HINEBE Athletic, as expected scored an easy 5-1 victory over relegation bound Sincapore Recreation Club in the SAFA first division league at Jalan Besar yesterday. Recs surprised their formidable opponents by dictating the terms for fully 20 minutes, but their overanxious attack (270 words)
  • Empire Games in Cardiff in 1958 [Articles]
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    Empire Games in Cardiff in 1958 VANCOI VER, Monday. 'PHE nrxt British Empire and Commonwealth Games 1 will be held In Cardiff in 1958. The city was named as the venue aiter th British En lire Games Federation had accepted Wales, the OOTItTT proposed as the host country This vas (226 words)
  • Staff win v. schoolboys [Articles]
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    Staff win v. schoolboys SINGAPORE Combined Staff (ten. (man 1 beat Singapore Combined Schools by 29 runs at Bale.- tier Road yesterday. Balarhandr.in <22 > was top MM In Staff's 100 The boys were dismissed lor 71 the Colony bowl«r Harbons S.ngh mldag six for 23 and Sooceleraj three for (201 words)
  • JACKS S.C. TABLE TENNIS MEET [Articles]
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    JACKS S.C. TABLE TENNIS MEET Results of Jack* Bports Club's Inter departmental table tennis tournament for C. A Jackson Challenge Cup: Building Department "A" Team (7 points) Champions; "B" Team (6i Runners-up. Frlgidatre Dept vsi Third Philips Dept. and Accounu Dept. tied for the fourth pllce (46 words)
  • BREWERIES S.C. ELECT OFFICIALS [Articles]
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    BREWERIES S.C. ELECT OFFICIALS Breweries Sports Club officials for 1954/55 are. President: R Nadai.vin VanPresident J de Rljke; Hon Secretary E. P. Stephenf>n. Hon Asst Secretary David Lim; Hon Treasurer J. Nonis. Committee H Wanschers. I. Bels O. Swart. T W. Budden, P. J Kat. R. Knshnasamy (47 words)
  • THREE RECORDS AT ACHILLES MEET [Articles]
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    THREE RECORDS AT ACHILLES MEET T<HREE field records were set up 1 and one equalled at the third annual athletic championships of Singapore Achilles Club held or Kaflles Institution ground yesterday The outstanding performer of the 1a v was 1 9-year -old Chew Hal Yuen «ho set up a new (628 words)
  • Nockles Colony's best sh [Articles]
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    Nockles Colony's best sh R DKin sh< holiday h the wi Ho fin. with 2<. Innlskil Thi wprc REM 924 an intor-S' 847 i rillO Newman 34 bsTT Set. TI srlf handl Xl ONI) •■>•• >-"lv Ihj RSM r r RSM v Bakes I Thomp BaKCi I AQM.S Srlf lunrti. (62 words)
  • NON BENDERS OU FOR 29 RUNS [Articles]
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