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The Straits Times, 26 August 1960

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  • Masthead [Title Section]
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    I AVERAGE DAILY CERTIFIED SALE EXCEEDS 90,000 o o r n Hot* 41 1 The Straits Times Estd. 1845. FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 1960 15 CENTS. (25 words)
  • 'They'll never get me alive' was boast of Public Enemy No. 1, killed in hail of shots [Articles]
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    'They'll never get me alive' was boast of Public Enemy No. 1 killed in hail of shots EE BOON LEE By SINGAPORE, Thursday QH KIM KEE, Singapore's Public Enemy No. 1, who was slain in a gun battle with police yesterday, boasted he would never be captured alive. As more (803 words)
  • Katanga may be next on list CONGO: WAR THREAT [Articles]
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    • REUTER
    Katanga may be next on list CONGO: WAR THREAT CIVIL STRIFE LOOMS AS TROOPS MASS Lumumba prepares for the attack in Kasai LEOPOLDVILLE. Thursday CIVIL WAR in the Congo was dangerously near today as the Premier, Mr. Patrice Lumumba built up forces to crush secessionists. Mr. Lumumba's troops were massing (799 words)
  • Aid for Vietnam [Articles]
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    Aid for Vietnam WASHINGTON. Thurs. President Eisenhower today promised continued United States help to South Vietnam in its struggle against Communism—Reuter. (21 words)
  • 450 MALAYAN TROOPS FOR U.N. FORCE [Articles]
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    450 MALAYAN TROOPS FOR U.N. FORCE KUALA LUMPUR, Thurs. jyjALAYA will send 450 officers and men of the Federation army as its contingent for duty with the United Nations force in the strife-torn Congo. The multi-racial contingent. whose formation was announced yesterday, will leave by air in about a month's (363 words)
  • 90,000 PACK STADIUM FOR OPENING OF OLYMPIC GAMES [Articles]
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    90,000 PACK STADIUM FOR OPENING OF OLYMPIC GAMES ttOME, Thursday. THE 17th modern Olympic games opened here today. The opening ceremony was performed by Signor Giovanni Gronchi, President of Italy, at 4.30 p.m. local time (Malayan time 11 p.m.). It was a sweltering day, but 90,000 people packed the Olympic (207 words)
  • Britain gave £25m. aid last year [Articles]
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    Britain gave £2 5m. aid last year TONDON, Thurs: Britain provided a record £25--500,000 Cor development and welfare schemes in her overseas territories in the financial year ended last March. This was reported today in the Government's annual return of schemes made under the Colonial Development and Welfare Pact issued (80 words)
  • Mr. k's new bid against China [Articles]
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    Mr. k's new bid against China NEW YORK. Thurs. I RUSSIA is circulating among world Commun i s t parties an anti Peking "manifesto" seeking to enlist mass support against China's challenge to its leadership of the Communist world, the New York Herald Tribune reported today. A Washington dispatch to (252 words)
  • ALLOWANCES: A DEADLINE FORGOVT. [Articles]
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    ALLOWANCES: A DEADLINE FORGOVT. SINGAPORE, Thursday. fHK SINGAPORE Civil Sen ice Staff Side Council will ask the Government again to submit the variable allowances cuts to arbitration. This decision was taken at the annual conference of the Staff Side Council today. The meeting was attended by 14 out of 15 (323 words)
  • The 'Piper of Tobruk' dies [Articles]
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    The 'Piper of Tobruk' dies EDINBURGH. Thurs. Regimental Sergeant-Major Rob Roy the "Piper of Tobruk" died today. He led an Allied break-out from the North African port in 1941. Reuter. (30 words)
  • King: No change in his condition [Articles]
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    King: No change in his condition ITUALA LUMPUR, 1V Thurs.— The Yang di-Pertuan Agong's condition remained "unchanged this morning, said a bulletin. Yesterday, it was reported that his fever had risen and that it was taxing his strength. This morning the King was examined by his medical advisers at tne (75 words)
  • $sm. aid offer [Articles]
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    $sm. aid offer HAVANA, Thurs. Dr. Cheddi Jagan, British Guiana Minister of Trade and Industry, nas revealed a Cuban offer of S3 million and technical aid to develop British Guiana's timber industry. Reuter. (33 words)
  • StOP PRESS [Articles]
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    StOP PRESS RESIGN DEMAND TO LUMUMBA LEOPOIDVILLL I bur. Congolese polite filed over in ifb of 1,008 demonstrators demanding resign*Q«« "f Premier Lumumba v opening of corifcrt-ait u( African *Ut«s here (Ml afternoon— Renter (34 words)
  • Page 1 Advertisements
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      nut timi havi \^B»^^. .y&Liy+y imia«oimint WP^Py/I lumilO IN FOIDfR wTfTT¥Fj7A fc**(ai-h»i)u^.w /ft no «oiinsoh «o»o I 'O HIM' SiNGAPOIU Roast Pigling, crisp and IBSw/ mS9^L tE?"^ f *"^fc«. j ■^Ml 9 J time for a tkftoc m*X} BEER Tiger ha* won the championship Gold Modal ond other award* at (54 words)
  • Man who MADE his millions [Articles]
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    Man who MADE his millions DO-IT-YOURSELF HOME FINANCIER' PLEADS GUILTY TO POSSESSING DUD CURRENCY KUALA LUMPUR, Thursday. A 65-YEAR-OLD man who made between $1 million and $2 million of dud notes in six months, pleaded guilty today to a charge of possessing counterfeit currency fifty $1 bills and two $58 (198 words)
  • A meeting [Articles]
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    A meeting KUALA LUMPUR. Thurs The Malayan Industri-il Development Finance Ltd will consider its statutory report and conduct other business at a meeting at "Sentosa Raya." Ampang Road, here .on Aug. 30. (32 words)
  • Swedish envoy [Articles]
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    Swedish envoy KUALA LUMPUR. Thurs The Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenlpot«r tlary-deslgnate of Sweden. Mr. Tord Goransson. presented hi.s credentials to the Timbalan Vans dl-Per-tuan Agong at the Istana Negara this morning. (32 words)
  • PROMOTION FOR NAVAL C-in-C [Articles]
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    PROMOTION FOR NAVAL C-in-C SINGAPORE. Thurs. Tbe Royal Navy has announced the promotion of Vice-Admiral Sir David Luce. C-in-C Far East Station, to the rank of Admiral. The son of Admiral John Luce, Sir David was awarded the D.S.O. while in command of the submarine Chachelot during the last war. (70 words)
  • Doctors' reunion [Articles]
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    Doctors' reunion PENANG. Thurs. The Alumni Association of the King Edward VII College of Medicine and the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, will hold their annual pan-Malayan reunion in Penang from Sept. 2 to 4. (36 words)
  • Shipwreck 64 get . bus tour of capital [Articles]
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    Shipwreck 64 get bus tour of capital KUALA LUMPUR. Thurs.— Sixty-four Indonesians rescued from a wrecked tonj?kang off Java ten days ago today spent a busy day here sightseeing. They arrived last night from Kuantan where they had landed after being rescued by a passing tongkang. Th-> Indonesians were passengers (144 words)
  • How goes the big rural drive? [Articles + Illustrations]
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    How goes the big rural drive? PEER-IN-A-HURRY STOPS BY AND ASKS: BRITAIN'S Commissioner General for South.ta.st Asia, the Earl of Selkirk. said today he would like to see the progress made in implementing Malaya's giant rural development plan. He said this at a Press conference at the airport here on (271 words)
  • Negara meeting [Articles]
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    Negara meeting KOTA BHARU. Thurs. Party Negara will hold a three-day annual conference here beginning on Aug. 29. (18 words)
  • SERRANO TRIES TO GET MORE FOUNDER NATIONS for ASAS [Articles]
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    SERRANO TRIES TO GET MORE FOUNDER NATIONS for ASAS JEFFREY From VI ANILA, Thur s.— Efforts are now being made to get a bigger group than just Malaya, Thailand and the Philippines to become founder members of the proposed Association of South East Asian States (ASAS). the Philippines Foreign Secretary, (256 words)
  • VARSITY TALKS: MALAYA INVITED [Articles]
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    • REUTER
    VARSITY TALKS: MALAYA INVITED KARACHI. Thurs. A IV conference of heads of universities of 18 nations will be held her e from Jan. 25 to i Feb. 1, next year, it wai announced here today. The conference is tpon- sored by Sea to. Countries being Invited to 1 participate are (89 words)
  • Tapper jailed [Articles]
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    Tapper jailed BENTONG. Thurs— M. Palaniappan. 40 a rubber tapper on the BukJt Dindlng Estate, 15 miles from here, was yesterday jailed for eight months for wounding J. W. Bastin Pillai. a conductor on the estate, with a changkol handle on March 6. (43 words)
  • Page 2 Advertisements
    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
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  • Page 2 Miscellaneous
  • CEYLON'S PRESS CLAMP PLAN IS ATTACKED [Articles]
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    • REUTER
    CEYLON'S PRESS CLAMP PLAN IS ATTACKED It smacks of totalitarianism, says a former Minister COLOMBO, Thurs. fPHE Ceylon Government's proposal to take over national newspapers and vest their ownership in statutory corporations dominated yesterday's debate in the House of Representatives. I 1 The debate was on the opening address to (462 words)
  • She may be first U.S. spacewoman [Articles + Illustrations]
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    She may be first U.S. spacewoman MISS JERRIE COBB, America's first woman astronaut. Miss Cobb, 29, was told last week that she was the first of 12 women volunteers to pass the exacting tests that America's seven men astronauts passed more than a year ago. Named aviation's Woman of the (70 words)
  • Indonesia cuts import, export levies [Articles]
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    • REUTER
    Indonesia cuts import, export levies JAKARTA, Thurs. Indonesia has made sweeping changes in its import-export charges. The new regulations withdraw blanket "pulm" '•pucks" export-import levies and alter Import-export duties. The Finance Minister Mr. Notohamiprodjo. said these measures were calculated to reduce excess profits it) food, clothing and commodities, and cut (92 words)
  • 97th member [Articles]
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    • REUTER
    97th member NEW YORK, Thurs. The Security Council today unanimously approved the admission of Cyprus as the 97th member of the United Nations.—Reuter. (23 words)
  • Reds banned in Borneo [Articles]
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    • REUTER
    Reds banned in Borneo JAKARTA, Thursday. HPHE Indonesian Army command in South Borneo has banned all Communist Party activities in the area, a military spokesman announced here today. Reports carried by Indonesian news agencies said that Col. Hadji Hassan Basry. military commander of South Borneo, had issued an order "temporarily (112 words)
  • Super drug developed by Britain [Articles]
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    • REUTER
    Super drug developed by Britain LONDON. Thurs— The Daily Express said yesterday that British scientists have made a great medical break-through by developing a new drug, superpenlcillin, which kills germs that have become resistant to ordinary penicillin. It added: "Doctors are confident that the drug will check the alarming Increase (83 words)
  • The night Mr. Barton (91) took a bath... [Articles]
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    The night Mr. Barton (91) took a bath BOURNEMOUTH. Thurs.— Ninety -one -year-old Edward Barton had a bath on Saturday night. When he tried to get out he was too weak to do so. He pulled out the plug and waited for help. It was three days and nights before (83 words)
  • British exports drop £13 mil. [Articles]
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    British exports drop £13 mil. LONDON. Thurs.— Britain's exports fell to £274.8 million last month, from the June figure of £288 million, the Board of Trade announced. The dockers' and seamen's strikes "probably contributed a little to this." said the Board.— Reuter. (42 words)
  • Judy Garland moves to U.K. [Articles]
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    Judy Garland moves to U.K. LONDON. Thurs— Singer Judy Garland said here she was moving to London, and might give up her U.S. residence permanently. "My children will be here within a month," she said at a Press conference.— UJM. (40 words)
  • Volunteer plan [Articles]
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    • REUTER
    Volunteer plan BEIRUT. Thurs.— The Arab League Council unanimously approved a resolution announcing plans to help volunteers from all Arab countries to join the Algerian Liberation Army.— Reuter. (28 words)
  • MAN INTO SPACE 'SOON' SAYS SOVIET EXPERT [Articles]
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    • UP
    MAN INTO SPACE 'SOON' SAYS SOVIET EXPERT BERLIN, Thursday. PROFESSOR Leonid Sedlov chief of the So- viet Space Agency, said yesterday that Russia would launch a manned satellite soon. He told a West Berlin news, paper that there would be further tests with unmanned Sputniks before manned satellites were launched. (127 words)
  • GHANA DETAINS TWO OPPOSITION MEN [Articles]
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    • REUTER
    GHANA DETAINS TWO OPPOSITION MEN ACCRA, Thursday. TWO prominent members of the opposition United Party were arrested under Ghana's Preventive Detention Act last night, the Ghana news agency reported today. I -< They were Osei Baidoo, assistant general secretary of the party, and B. D. Addai, Kumasi, chairman of the (122 words)
  • Sabin suitable [Articles]
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    • UPI
    Sabin suitable WASHINGTON. Thurs The U.S. Surgeon-General, Mr. Leroy E. Burney announced that the Government has found the new oral live virus polio vaccine developed by Dr. Albert Sabin "suitable for use in the United States." U.P.I. (37 words)
  • Powers petition [Articles]
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    • UPI
    Powers petition MOSCOW. Thurs. Mrs. Barbara Powers, wife of the convicted U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers, today presented a clemency petition to the office of the Soviet President.'Mr. Leonid Brezhnev.— U.P.I. (31 words)
  • Crash kills 2 [Articles]
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    • REUTER
    Crash kills 2 TOKYO. Thurs. Two people were killed and 30 others Injured when a dump truck collided with an electric train In Osaka. Western Japan, this morning. Reuter. (29 words)
  • Ship sinks, 3 missing [Articles]
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    • REUTER
    Ship sinks, 3 missing GIBRALTAR, Thurs.— The Lebanese freighter Halcyon Mcd sank yesterday near the Straits of Gibraltar after a collision with the 23.363 ton Panamanian tanker Esso Switzerland, which picked up 26 passengers and crew. Three men are known to be missing. The 1.948 ton freighter, from Beirut, sank (60 words)
  • $132 m ENTRY RACKET IN CANADA: 3 CHINESE ARRESTED [Articles]
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    • UPI
    $132 m ENTRY RACKET IN CANADA: 3 CHINESE ARRESTED ]tfONTREAL, Thurs.— iTI Royal Canadian Mounted Police investigators yesterday arrested three Chinese in connection with an alleged Msl32 million immigration racket. A warrant was Issued for a fourth man in connection with the case. The three men are the Rev. Paul (147 words)
  • Red fugitives [Articles]
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    • UPI
    Red fugitives ISTANBUL. Thurs. Two Russian seamen, who escaped from a Soviet freighter as it was passing through the Dardanelles were brought here by police officials. They asked for political asylum. U.P.I. (32 words)
  • Cycle king dies [Articles]
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    • REUTER
    Cycle king dies WINCHESTER (England). Thurs. Sir Harold Bowden, president of the British Raleigh Cycle Industry and vice-president of the Federa. tlon of British Industries. died In hospital here after a short illness. Reuter. (34 words)
  • Page 3 Advertisements
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    • Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
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  • 'War' on pirate taxis [Articles]
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    'War' on pirate taxis SINGAPORE, Thurs.— The Singapore Traffic Police's drive against pirate taxi operators in June has resulted in 17 cases being reported. The campaign against vehicles emitting excessive fumes resulted in 545 reported cases, of which 357 were against private buses. (43 words)
  • Prayer meeting [Articles]
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    Prayer meeting SINGAPORE. Thurs. There will be a special prayer meeting at the Waterloo Street Indian Temple tomorrow when Jain people all over Singapore will gather there to end their week-long fast. On his way home, he remembered he had to collect $50 from Ang for another friend. Neo Cheng (148 words)
  • Dangerous cooking oils still kept in homes [Articles + Illustrations]
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    Dangerous cooking oils still kept in homes FRESH WARNING BY GOVERNMENT; CONTAMINATED AND VERY TCXIC SINGAPORE, Thursday. ALTHOUGH hundreds of people in Singapore are believed to have bought contaminated sesame oil, not one person had surrendered his or her «tocks to the City Health Office by 4 p.m. today. The (256 words)
  • Selfish elders cause of TB spread [Articles]
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    Selfish elders cause of TB spread SINGAPORE, Thurs. 3 Hundreds of tuberculosis sufferers in Singapore are helping to spread the disease by refusing to undergo treatment, according to an editorial in SATA's latest bulletin. Citing a case, the editorial said that an elderly T.B. sufferer refused to either take treatment (213 words)
  • 15 UNIONS IN CIVIL SERVICE COUNCIL [Articles]
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    15 UNIONS IN CIVIL SERVICE COUNCIL SINGAPORE, Thursday. 'THE Singapore Civil Service Council (Staff Side) x which had 31 unions and associations affiliated to it in April last year, has now only 15 left. In its annual report published today, the Staff 81de gave these reasons for the reduction: Seven (137 words)
  • 7 HEARD A REPORT—I FELL, SHOT' [Articles]
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    7 HEARD A REPORT— I FELL, SHOT' SINGAPORE, Thursday. A MAX, partially paralysed from a gunshot wound in the neck, told a district court from his General Hospital bed that he was acting on an afterthought when he was shot. Ng Poh Leong, 24, an army mess-boy, said ne was (298 words)
  • Top priority for housing, says new Minister [Articles]
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    Top priority for housing, says new Minister SINGAPORE, Thurs. Singapore's new Minister for National Development. Mr. Tsyi Kia Gan, today announced that the State's acute housing problem would receive priority of attention from him. Mr. Tan said this at a press conference a few hours after moving Into his new (160 words)
  • Public classes in Buddhism [Articles]
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    Public classes in Buddhism SINGAPORE, Thurs. The Singapore Buddhist Association will hold special classes in Buddhism for the public starting on Aug. 27 at the Sri Lankaramaya Temple, in St. Michael's Road. The classes will be conducted by Yen. Narada, a well-known Buddhist priest and author. (46 words)
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  • Page 4 Miscellaneous
    • Page 4 Miscellaneous Column 1 [Miscellaneous]
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      I w99m9jf^^^gW^mm WWW *^r C• SINGAPORE POLICE BAND: Road. Concert from 7.30 pjn. to B JO SINGAPORE JUDO CLUB: pjn. at Katong Park. Beginners and 6th Kyu from 8 CHINESE SWIMMING CLUB: pjn. to 9 p.m., free practice 9 Annual Ulentune contest from pjn. to 10 p.m. «i£Ai^m' SSrSrEr'™. YM.CA. (427 words)
  • Unions told of a fifth column [Articles]
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    Unions told of a fifth column OUTSIDERS TRYING TO UNDERMINE OUR SET-UP WARNING SINGAPORE, Thurs. The Singapore Federation of Unions of Government Employees today alerted affiliated unions to guard against "fifthcolumnist" activities. In a circular the federation said: "All officials of our affiliates are requested to inform their members to (170 words)
  • A freedom parade [Articles]
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    A freedom parade IPOH, Thurs. About 8,000 children from 60 schools In the Ipoh area will take part in the IndeDendence Day celebrations on the town padang here on the morning of Aug. 31. There will be a parade and march-past at 8 a.m. by 500 boys and girls in (67 words)
  • Book ban rejected, so library youths quit [Articles]
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    Book ban rejected, so library youths quit SINGAPORE. Thurs. The nine members of the education sub-committee of the Malay Youths Library Association have resigned because their resolution to ban the book "Jalan Ka-Kota Bharu" Road to Kota Bharu). has been rejected. The sub-committee, headed by Inche Mohamed Yahya. resolved to (89 words)
  • A fresh threat by workers worsens row at curio shop [Articles + Illustrations]
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    A fresh threat by workers worsens row at curio shop SINGAPORE, Thursday. THE DISPUTE between the management] of C.K. Tang Ltd. The House of Tang curio shop —in Orchard Road and its employees worsened today with the workers threatening fresh industrial action. The Singapore Manual and Mercantile Workers' Union, which (269 words)
  • Thieves in trunks get $500 haul [Articles]
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    Thieves in trunks get $500 haul MALACCA. Thurs. Four thieves dressed 4n swimming trunks got away with a bag containing $500 from the house of an Alor Gajah rural district councillor. Mr. Chin Thiam Soo. here early this morning. Before slipping out of ths house in Banda Hilir Road, one (90 words)
  • Display by 6 artists [Articles]
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    Display by 6 artists PENANG. Thurs. Six Penang artists. Lim Chan Hong, Chool Yew Seng. Yeq Eng Siang. Lim Eng Hoi, Chan Boon Hong and Khoo Kee Tak. will hold a oneweek exhibition of their works at the Hul Aun Association. Magazine Road, from Saturday. The exhibition is sponsored by (54 words)
  • NO EXPORT PREMIUM ON SIAMESE RICE: THAI SPOKESMAN [Articles]
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    NO EXPORT PREMIUM ON SIAMESE RICE: THAI SPOKESMAN SINGAPORE, Thurs.— The Thai Trade Commissioner, Mr. Winai Pachimsawat, today assured Singapore rice dealers that, contrary to rumours circulating in Bangkok, his Government had no intention of levying an export premium on Siamese rice. He aUo said the high price of broken (141 words)
  • Failed drivers [Articles]
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    Failed drivers SINGAPORE, Thurs. Fifty-two per cent of the 2,846 driving tests conducted here last month were failures, according to a report of the Singapore Traffic Police. (27 words)
  • VARSITY HEAD WILL GO ON 6-NATION TOUR TO GET HELP [Articles + Illustrations]
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    VARSITY HEAD WILL GO ON 6-NATION TOUR TO GET HELP KUALA LUMPUR, Thursday. T»HE Vice Chancellor of the University of Malaya, Professor A. Oppenheim, will soon go on a 10--week tour of universities of six countries to get help for the university here. At a Press conference today. Professor Oppenheim (284 words)
  • 'Habitual' drunk is jailed [Articles]
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    'Habitual' drunk is jailed PENANG, Thurs.— Described by police as a "habitual drunkard." R. Abdul Kadir, 41. was today jailed for 10 days (or behaving' In a disorderly manner. Abdul Kadlr was picked up by police at about 7.15 la.-t night In Maxwell Road. (44 words)
  • Import curbs to encourage local farmers [Articles]
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    Import curbs to encourage local farmers KUALA LUMPUR, Thursday THHE Ministry of Agriculture and Co-opera- tives is to restrict the import of eggs, poultry, cattle, goats and pigs into Malaya to en sure local farmers of better prices for their products and to boost animal husbandry. An official statement said (348 words)
  • American party [Articles]
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    American party PENANG, Thurs. The American Consul here Mr. W.B. de Grace, will hold a reception on Sept. 16 to introduce the new USIS director in Penang. Mr. Richard J Gordon (31 words)
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  • VILLAGERS ARE NOW LESS QUARRELSOME [Articles]
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    VILLAGERS ARE NOW LESS QUARRELSOME ALOR STAR, Thursday. MISUNDERSTANDING among kampong people iTI caused by the last Federal and State elections btill existed in some areas of Kedah, an Alliance Assemblyman, Haji Omar bin Haji Salleh (Jitra), told the State Assembly today. Haji Omar asked what I progress the State (171 words)
  • HEALTH MEW END TALKS IN S'PORE [Articles]
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    HEALTH MEW END TALKS IN S'PORE SINGAPORE. Thurs.— Medi. cal and health specialists from the Western Pacific region, who have spent the last five days attending a public health conference and study tour in Singapore organised by the World Health Organisation, ended their meeting today. The delegates left for 1 (55 words)
  • The dangerous age... [Articles]
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    The dangerous age... SINGAPORE, Thurs.— Drivers between the ages of 26 and 30 were involved in most of the 2,308 accidents last month, according to a report of the Singapore Traffic Police. The accidents, a slight decrease over the June figures, Included 16 fatal cases. (45 words)
  • A safety move for 8 old houses [Articles]
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    A safety move for 8 old houses PENANG. Thurs. Several families in Soo Hong Lane are living in fear that their houses may collapse. Their plight has been confirmed by the City Building Surveyor. Mr. Toh Rhone Hoon, who has advised the traffic advisory committee that vibrations caused by traffic (104 words)
  • Copra: Row over more tax request [Articles]
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    Copra: Row over more tax request PLEA FOR PROTECTION IS BID TO BE ABLE TO DICTATE PRICES— GROWERS 4 DISPUTE is on between Federation oil millers and coconut growers over the amount of duty to be imposed on copra leaving Malaya. Oil millers claim that their mills are "starring" r (341 words)
  • Premier will open third national art show [Articles]
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    Premier will open third national art show KUALA LUMPUR, Thurs.— The Prime Minister, Tengku Abdul Rahman, will open the Third National Art Exhibition at the Gallery in Ampang Road tomorrow at 5.30 p.m. There will be 126 exhibits m the show, which will be open for three months. It is (202 words)
  • Sendl-card teams to the kampongs, he urges [Articles]
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    Sendl-card teams to the kampongs, he urges \fALACCA. Thurs. An Alliance State Assemblyman today suggested that Government mobile units should visit kampongs and help people to renew their identity cards. In an adjournment speech at the Malacca State Legislative Assembly meeting, Haji Hassan bin Haji Ya'akub (Masjld Tanah) said that (146 words)
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  • Page 6 Miscellaneous
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      Straits Times Crossword ACROSS 6. Frantic beagle without a 1. Looked dismal when helped fleld? (5). to traverse rock? (6, 1. 4, 4). 7. Loss of civil right* to reach I. Time to go round half the the German union (8). empire <S). 10. Part (or an assiduous singer? 8. (297 words)
  • Resuscitation once killed more than it saved [Articles]
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    Resuscitation once killed more than it saved STORY OF ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATIONI MEDIAEVAL CRUDITIES INCLUDED BEATING THE VICTIM, HOT-IRON PRODDING AND LIVE COALS PIONEERS of the mouth-to-mouth system, the S-w i s s Dr. Georg Hosli and American Dr. Peter Safar, demonstrated the technique at the Sydney convention. Man's earliest recorded (927 words)
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      "WHEN I GROW UP..." I'll be a driver just like you, Father. I'll drive along the roads and streets and people will look and be ever so happy when they see me coming." In our fathers' time, motor vehicles were just beginning. Today, they play a large part in the (337 words)
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      and down In a hammock. direct mouth-to-mouth me- little immediate Impact. It Some doctors recommend- was an Englishman. Dr. Ed blowing into the victim's In 1773. Dr. Thomas Co- Marshall Hall, who promouth with a bellows tick- gan translated the Dutch duced a "ready method of ling his throat with (380 words)
  • DEATH [Obituaries]
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    DEATH Bora's ll* (Minimum) SEAH Mrs. Stab Eng Tong (Nee Ng IVak aim) age T& passed away peacefully on 19.8.60 at her re- dene* No. V> Cuppagt Road leaving n?hind her •on*. Peng JCiang, Pang Hai and Prnx Omar: daughtert-ln-Chuan. Chua Yam Buk aad Tan Peng siang: 3 aona-ln-law: numerous (80 words)
  • acknowledgment; [Articles]
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    acknowledgment; in Word, Sit (Minimum, MR. A MRI. JOSEPH PERERA thank all frirnda and relatlvat for their congratulatory metsagti, valuable presents and attendance at tht wrddlng on 13.8.1960. THE FAMILY of tht late Madam Tan Peng Neo thank all friends and relatives for their visits, wreaths, lifts, attendance and assistance, (106 words)
  • IN MEMORIAM [Articles]
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    IN MEMORIAM I* Bora's Sit (Minimum) IN LOVING MEMORY of his beloved wife Aleyamma laaac died M I">.'i9. Gone but not forgotten. in— rted by John Isaac Hospital, Kuala Krtll. IN EVER POICNANT memory «f Mi- Tham Ymg Knew, nee Chin Kul Nxlonx, who left ua on the 26th dty (59 words)
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS [Articles]
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    ANNOUNCEMENTS in Worii $1* (Min, mum) hnu«r where the room* are kept fresh and odourless with Alrwick. PENGUIN BOOK FORTNIGHT at Fmign Bookstore. 54 Pudu Road, Kuala Lumpur, enda on August Slat. Havt you called In yet? CP.EAT READINC at Ilttla Mat. Complete range of Pan and Fentana hooks available (209 words)
  • The Straits Times Friday, August 26, 1960. Malayans In The Congo [Articles]
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    The Straits Times Friday, August 26, 1960. Malayans In The Congo Malaya is the sixteenth nation to conti ibute military units to the United Nations' force in the Congo, and both in its size and composition it is a very impressive contribution indeed. About 450 strong, the contingent's main component (569 words)
  • Towns And Villages [Articles]
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    Towns And Villages Completion of the low-cost housing scheme at Pokok Assam in Taiping offers welcome I evidence that the needs of the J smaller towns have been receiving a proper share of attention. Built at a cost of half a million* dollars, most of it Federal money, the scheme (349 words)
  • Power Politics [Articles]
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    Power Politics The United States has a very long way to go before its people understand the concept of non-interference. The legislation to withhold aid from any country that gives military or economic assistance to Cuba or the Dominican Republic is undoubtedly based upon the American oonceotion of what is (264 words)
  • BRITISH BASES UNBER HEAVY FIRE IN KENYA [Articles]
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    BRITISH BASES UNBER HEAVY FIRE IN KENYA GORDON MACLEAN African leaders are alarmed at the big build-up of land and air forces by NAIROBI. Thursday THE Belgian Army's withdrawal from its bases in the Congo has brought into the spotlight the problem with which Britain will soon be faced in (725 words)
  • Letters
    • What Tun Leong apparently forgot... [Letters]
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      What Tun Leong apparently forgot... f WAB astonished to read what Tun Leong Yew Koh said of Mr. D. R. Seenivasagam. Tun Leong described Mr. Seenivasagam as a lawyer for thugs, gangsters and Communists. Presuming that among his clients a few have fallen among this category, will the Minister of (361 words)
  • New ideas and artists are the keynotes [Articles]
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    New ideas and artists are the keynotes CHERMIN THIRD NATIONAL ART SHOW OPENS TODAY by NEW ideas and new artists are the keynotes of the third national art exhibition which opens at the National Art Gallery in Kuala Lumpur today. Exhilarating and refreshing, this exhibition is colourful proof that Malayan (879 words)
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  • FROM THIS ROOM, A GUN IN EACH HAND, PUBLIC ENEMY No. 1 MADE LAST STAND [Articles + Illustrations]
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    FROM THIS ROOM, A GUN IN EACH HAND, PUBLIC ENEMY No. 1 MADE LAST STAND rpHIS is the wrecked, bloodsplattered room, where Singapore's public enemy No. 1, Oh Kirn Kee, a kidnap killer, made his last stand against the police early yesterday. He ran into the room in a Sims (133 words)
  • Man held for murder found hanged in police cell [Articles]
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    Man held for murder found hanged in police cell ]V|UAR, Thurs. One of eight men held in connection with the disappearance of a rubber tapper more than three years ago was found hanged in his cell at the Muar police station on Tuesday. He was Remin bin Singor Trono, 42, (137 words)
  • A $250 milsign of confidence [Articles]
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    A $250 milsign of confidence KUALA LUMPUR, Thurs.— Deposits in Federation banks had increased by $250 million since merdeka. th* Prime Minister, Tengku Abdul Rahman, said today. The Tengku, who was de daring open the 15-rtorej' branch of the O'ersean Union Bank here, sale;: "In the last 10 yearj bank (94 words)
  • State CID head retires [Articles]
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    State CID head retires KUALA LUMPUR. Thurs.— Selangor's C.I.D. chief, Mr. Tom Hamilton, will retire under the Malayanisation scheme tomorrow after spending 15 years with the Federation Police. He will leave by air fer Britain on Saturday. (37 words)
  • Lecturers wanted [Articles]
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    Lecturers wanted SINGAPORE. Thurs. The Ministry of Education has invited applications from serving officers in Government and aided schools for appointment of 11 lecturers at the Teachers' Training College. Four of the lecturers are required for the English medium, four for Chinese and three for Malay. To head airport LONDON. (70 words)
  • 'FRIENDSHIPS' MAY REPLACE MAL'S DAKOTAS [Articles + Illustrations]
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    'FRIENDSHIPS' MAY REPLACE MAL'S DAKOTAS SINGAPORE, Thurs.— Malayan Airways is investigating the possibilities of using a Dutch aircraft to improve its internal services. The aircraft, a twinengined turbo-prop Fokker "Friendship" ma n v factured by the, Royal Netherlands Aircraft Factories will fly from Amsterdam to Singapore In January next year (205 words)
  • Riddle of the crippled boy: Hunt starts for his parents [Articles + Illustrations]
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    Riddle of the crippled boy: Hunt starts for his parents PENANG, Thursday. THE Social Welfare authorities are seeking the parents of a 10-year-old partially crippled boy who was abandoned outside the St. Nicholas Home in Bagan Jermal last .Sunday. The boy, who gave his name as Chan Wai Hong, is (168 words)
  • KELANTAN HEIR NOW 11, MAY GET ALLOWANCE ofSI,SOOaMONTH [Articles]
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    KELANTAN HEIR NOW 11, MAY GET ALLOWANCE ofSI,SOOaMONTH KOTA BHARU, Thurs. Legislation is being sought to provide an allowance of $1,500 a month for the 11--year-old heir apparent to the Kelantan throne. A- BUI. published today, urges the allowance for Tengku Ismail, only son of the Sultan, until he reaches (98 words)
  • Page 9 Advertisements
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      ARROW SHIRTS SPECIAL OFFER at WING ON CO., 73-75, South Bridge Road, Singapore-1. u£ HOW American Arrow "Tim* Saver" Shirt $12. 50 9.00 American Arrow Dacron Cotton Shirt $15. 50 $12.30 American Arrow Wash Wear Shirt $13.00 9.50 American Arrow Sanforized 100% Cotton Shirt $12.50 9.00 American Arrow 18" x (177 words)
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  • More soap produced [Articles]
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    More soap produced Production of soap in Singapore and the Federation of Malaya totalled 228,500 cwt. in the first five months this year, compared with 198,800 cwt. in the corresponding period last year. (33 words)
  • Bauxite output increases [Articles]
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    Bauxite output increases The Federation of Malaya produced 178,340 tons of bauxite in the first five months this year, compared with 145,546 tons in the corresponding period last year. The May output was 24,171 tons, up 17,133 tons on the previous month. (42 words)
  • COMMERCIAL [Articles + Illustrations]
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  • Big expansion plan If or brick works [Articles]
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    Big expansion plan If or brick works MEW MACHINE WILL MAKE BETTER PRODUCTS THE Nanyang Brick Works of Jurong, Singapore, have now become one of the most modern brick manufacturing factories in the State, with the recent completion of its $300,000 expansion scheme. The project, which took one year to (342 words)
  • 'BANKING HAS BRIGHT FUTURE' [Articles]
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    'BANKING HAS BRIGHT FUTURE' (CONDITIONS lor the banking business in Singapore and the Federation of Malaya are becoming increasingly favourable, in the view of a visiting Indian bank executive. Mr. G. Lakshminarayanan, assistant general manager ■of The Indian Overseas Bank Ltd., Madras, said that politically and economically, both countries were (190 words)
  • W.A. PLASTIC FOR ASIA [Articles + Illustrations]
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    W.A. PLASTIC FOR ASIA Western Australia will soon be in a position to export large quantities of plastic goods to South-East Asia. Westralian Plastics Pty. Ltd.. a subsidiary of Moulded Products Pty. Ltd., has doubled the size of its factory In the past year and further additions will have trebled (56 words)
  • Fertiliser plant in Sarawak [Articles + Illustrations]
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    Fertiliser plant in Sarawak ANE of Singapore's leading fertiliser suppliers, Bian Heng and Co. Ltd., is considering setting up a fertiliser mixing plant in Sarawak to cope with increasing demand in the territory. A director of the company, Mr. Loot Eng San, who has made a ten-day trip to Sarawak, (182 words)
  • Jet-powered boat on local market [Articles]
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    Jet-powered boat on local market A NEW type -of JetA powered boat which can make 180-degree turns at full speed has been marketed in Singapore and the Federation of Malaya. It is the Dowty Turbocraft, powered by a marlnised Ford Zephyr engine. The hull and jet unit are manufactured in (216 words)
  • SAKE NOW SOLD IN MALAYA: FIRST SUPPLY SINCE WAR [Articles + Illustrations]
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    SAKE NOW SOLD IN MALAYA: FIRST SUPPLY SINCE WAR A CHINESE firm in Singapore, Chop Heap Seng, dealing in all types of Japanese foodstuffs, has entered the wine business and is now im- porting sake for the Singapore and Federation of Malaya markets. The sake, (a Japanese wine made from (127 words)
  • Qantas doubles profit [Articles]
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    Qantas doubles profit QANTAS Empire Airways of Australia earned a record net profit of $5.5 million in 1959, compared with $2.7 million in the previous year. After adding $807,300 undistributed profit brought forward, $6.3 million is available for distribution. The directors are recommending a payment of five per cent dividend (138 words)
  • OVERSEAS UNION BANK OPENS THIRD BRANCH [Articles]
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    OVERSEAS UNION BANK OPENS THIRD BRANCH (OVERSEAS Union Bank Ltd. yesterday opened a v branch office in Mountbatten Road, Kuala Lumpur, the third in the Federation of Malaya. The chairman, Mr. iJm Lean Teng, said in a message that this reflected the bank's confidence In the country. Mr. Lim said (257 words)
  • Journalist joins local advertising company [Articles + Illustrations]
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    Journalist joins local advertising company MR. AMBROSE KHAW, formerly with the Straits Times group of newspapers, has joined the public relations staff of Grant Advertising Inc. Grant's was the first advertising company to offer its clients in Singapore and the Federation of Malaya expert public relations guidance as part of (126 words)
  • Page 10 Advertisements
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      w- McALISTER «Sc CO., LTD. >»-. \k5V nu Nt: 2MII S«wt V 1 BLLBMMAW LINE KLAVINESS LIKE LONDON. HAMBURG, ROTTER?AM. HAVRE LOS ANGELES, SAN FRAHCISCO. 1 HULL SEAHLE. VANCOUVER A PIRTUNO. AM tar CaaaOiM I U.S.A. Atlantic Parts Accepting carga Mr Cntril I SMtt CITY OF WELLINGTON America. S'pori P. (1338 words)
  • AUSTRALIAN STOCKS [Articles]
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    AUSTRALIAN STOCKS MELBOURNE Thurs. INVESTMENT shares maintain- ed a steady trend here today. Reid Murray rights gained sd. to 9s. Id. and Petrochemical eased Is. to 245. Base metals and the oils remained steady. Santos gained 9d. while Interstate Oil eased Is. Id. Commonwealth Bonds held a firm tone. Con. (135 words)
  • PRODUCE PRICES [Articles]
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    PRODUCE PRICES SINGAPORE Chinese Produce Exchange noon prices per picul yesterday were: Copra: quiet; UK/Continent Auk. Sept. shipments $31U buyers. $31 5 4 sellers. Coconut oil: quiet: bulk $45 sellers, drum $49 sellers. Pepper: quiet; no business was reported done. Muntok white $310 and Sarawak $305 (both up $5), .-pedal (139 words)
  • STOCK INDICES [Articles]
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    STOCK INDICES Malayan Stock Exchange: Aug. 25 Aug. 24 Industrials: 125.25 124.24 Tins: 194.63 193.50 S Rubbers: 226.40 226.40 Jan. 1 1958=100. (22 words)
  • TIN SHARES IMPROVE ON LOCAL MART: RUBBER BETTER [Articles]
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    TIN SHARES IMPROVE ON LOCAL MART: RUBBER BETTER By Our Market Correspondent TIN shares improved on the Malayan Stock Exchange yesterday as sellers became more reserved and cautious waiting for higher prices. Fourteen minings and 11 industrials were up in price. The rest of the market was quietly steady with (495 words)
  • CLOSING PRICES [Articles]
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    CLOSING PRICES SINGAPORE, AUG. 25. RUBBER: 96 cents per lb. (up two cents). 5 p.m. close: 9€'» cents (quiet). TIN: $400.12! i per picul (down $1.25). Estimated unofficial offering 270 tons (up 25 tons). (34 words)
  • RUBBER PRICES [Articles]
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    RUBBER PRICES SEPTEMBER first grade rubber buyers f.o.b. closed, in Singapore yesterday at 96\ cents per lb., up two cents on Wednesday's close. The tone was quietly steady. s.l X .R.A. closing prices in cents per lb., yesterday were: Int. l H.S.S. Spot f.o.b. buyers ■<•'.. sellers 97 Int. 1 (224 words)
  • EXCHANGE RATES [Articles]
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    EXCHANGE RATES fHE Malayan Exchange Banks' Association made the following changes In its rates to merchants yesterday (all rates to $100) Canada: buying aimail T.T. 32, O.D. 32 U, 90 d/at 32 9/16 credit bills, 32 5 8 trade bills. SeUtaf T.T. or O.D. ready: Canada 31 5/8; Belgian Francs (94 words)
  • MALAYAN STOCK EXCHANGE [Articles]
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    MALAYAN STOCK EXCHANGE SINGAPORE members of the I Malayan Stock Exchange reported the following business at their 3.30 p.m. call yesterday. (Bargains are given before prices unless only one was written). Industrials: Fraser and Neave ords isi $1.97 to $1.98; Gammon $2.08 and $2.10; Jackson <S) 83 cents ON; M. (844 words)
  • S'PORE SHIPPING [Articles]
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    S'PORE SHIPPING I CHIPS lying alongside the Singa- i« i re Harbour Board wharves or expected today are: Zamenhof 1/2. Tricolor 4/5. Eskbanlc 6A, Gorgon 6/7. Bombay Maru 8/9. I Karimun 10/11. Relau 13/14. Minikoi 15/16. Aeneas 18. Nikko 1 Maru 19. Gianit Seng N. Wall L Pesco Lighter No. (249 words)
  • Page 12 Advertisements
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      Express U.S.A. PaciSic 6c Atlantic Coast Service ETA. E.T.A. E.T.A. S P. S'riam Penang H'konfc 1. Angeles N. York "Kmhawa Man Ist Call 2b 2i Scat 27 Sift 21 Sept I*4 Call 2S/M Silt i Oct 2S Oct 11 Na» "(MHikawa Mara" Ist Call 23 2b Oct 2( 77 Oct (1122 words)
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      EVERETT ORIENT LINE Fir Hingkong. japin- S'oore •> S'r>am Penang "IRADEVERETT" Can 15/11 "OOLPHEVERETT" 21 Aag 21 Aag la Pirt ■DONEVERETT" 11 Sent 7 Sipt S Stpt For Rangoon. Ciitiagiitg. Cilcutta-.-"IENEVERETT" Ma. 35/31 2* Aag Bulk oil latex space amtacie. JOHNSON LINE Fir HMfkaag, M|M:— Spore P. Sham Penang '■STAR (564 words)
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      NOTICES an council ELECTRICITY DEPARTMENT NOTICE TO CONSUMERS Work in connection with electrical extensions in Denmark House Substation will necessitate the interruption of electricity supply from 8.30 a.m. to 630 p.m. on Sunday 28th August, 1960. The following commercial buildings will be affected 1. Denmark House, 2. Commercial Union Building (1185 words)
  • Page 13 Advertisements
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      PUBLIC APPOINTMENTS Applications are invited from Federal Cutiens and serving permanent Government, officers, for the post* of Temporary Enforcement Officers, Road Transport Department.. Federation ot Malaya, on a month to month basis with a view lo subsequent appointment, subject to satisfactory service, to the permanent establishment. Salary scale: $605 x (764 words)
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      NOTICES CITY COUNCIL OF SINGAPORE Whereas by a Resolution passed by the Council on 13th June. i960, under the pro visions of subsection (1) and subsection (3> of Section 143 of the Local Government Ordinance, 1957 (hereinafter referred to as the Ordinance) it was resolved in respect of private street (799 words)
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      NOTICES I, STEPHEN CHONG. voluntarily resigned from the service oi T. W. Wu Co.. as a Senior Pharmaceutical Representative/ Detailed Man and will nut be responsible for any business transactions thereafter. I also like tn thank all those who i<uppcrted me in the past. STEPHEN CHONG Dated 20/8/ 1960. NOTICE (769 words)
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      m^ m^^^^ m^^^^^^^^ m^^^^^^^^ m^^^^^^^^f^^mw^^^W m^^^k^^^^^^B» (Continued from Paje SITUATIONS VACANT tO Words SS (Min.)— Box M tts. txtrm BOX A949S Position filled. Applicants Thanked. EXPERIENCED AND RESPONSIBLE clerk of works wanted for the Penang area. Apply Box A 1279. S.T. Penang. THE POST ot expei need Bookkeeper advertised on (966 words)
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      ACCOMMODATION VACANT tt Words SS (Min.)— Box St cts. extra TWO BEDROOMS unfurnished, separate entrance, with respectable family. Rent Include Lights and Water. Replies P.O Box No. 2767. Singapore. "CITY" OUBST HOUSB Furnished D/Bingle rooms, bathroom M Sanitation Longbath attached. Verandah,, Best Food (European) Service. Near S.T.C. Bus-stop. Tanglln Club (1088 words)
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      OFFICE SPACE WANTED tt Words SS (Mln.)— Box St cts. txtrm WANTED IN K. LUMPUR modern office space area over 2,000 sq.ft. preferable whole floor possible In new building. Aircondltioned, central location. Reply details House 22. Road 71. PetaliLg Jaya. K.L. Telephone XXXXX. EDUCATION tt Words SS (Mln)— Box St (902 words)
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      BOOKS PUBLICATIONS it Words SS (Mln.) Sox M tts. txtrm ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANHICA has woo the approval and confidence of business and professional people throughout the world in iti 24 handsems »elumt» ars mars than a mMllen fasts always beywtd dispute Can you afford to be without the worlds finest work (881 words)
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      FOR SALE 2t Words Si (Mm Box it rtt. txtrm DON'T WEAR EXPENSIVE J. *rllerics 10 attract robbrrs. Save your neck by wearing high class Trlrdo imit. Itwrllarles. Cheap! PiiCM from »2-. FEJI., 45-A, Circular Road. sinKapor*. (Afrnts ft Canvassers wanted). CARS/TRUCKS BATTERIES B«rvlcInf and re-condltlonlnK Horns. Starters. Dynamos. Wiring. (786 words)
  • DOWNING STREET CAN DO 'WILLIAMSON' REPEAT [Articles]
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    DOWNING STREET CAN DO 'WILLIAMSON' REPEAT ON THE TRACK SINGAPORE, Thursday. MR. and Mrs. Giam Boon Phang's Downing Street attempts to win his second Williamson Memorial Stakes here on Saturday and in his present form he must be given a great chance. Last year, Downing Street won the "Williamson" with (684 words)
  • Newcomer I.M.C. among nine promoted by SRA [Articles]
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    Newcomer I.M.C. among nine promoted by SRA SINGAPORE, Thurs.— 0 Cheers, Paths of Wisdom, 1.M.C., Brantas, Cecil Street, Traveller's Cheque II and Rodato have been promoted from Class 2 to Class 1, and Gameborough 111 and Grantlee have been promoted from Class 4 to Class 3 following their fine performances (269 words)
  • Consider again plea by SGSFA [Articles]
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    Consider again plea by SGSFA SINGAPORE, Thurs. 0 Singapore Government Services F.A. is asking Singapore Amateur F.A. to reconsider its rejection of the S.G.S.F.A.'s proposal to hold a quadrangular soccer tournament in Singapore on Oct. 29 and 30. Mr. Soh Ghee Soon, presl. dent of S.A.F.A. said at iv council (199 words)
  • Record price for filly [Articles]
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    Record price for filly DEAUVILLE (France)", Thurs. Madame Clno Del Duca, wealthy French racehorse owner, yesterday set a French record by paving M 5218,450 for a chestnut filly. Herbagere, at the annual yearling sales here. Herbagere is by Vendal* out of Flagette. The purchase exactly doubled the record set in (55 words)
  • Swim team [Articles]
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    Swim team SINGAPORE. Thurs. The Singapore division of University of Malaya will send a 13-member swimming and water-polo team to tht second inter-divisional University Games at Kuala Lumpur tomorrow. (29 words)
  • NOHOLME IS SOLD TO US MILLIONAIRE [Articles + Illustrations]
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    NOHOLME IS SOLD TO US MILLIONAIRE AN American oil mil- lionaire, Mr. Cene Coff, is establishing a stud and racing stable on his property at Sayetteville, Arkansas, with 45 thoroughbreds which he bought in Australia. The thoroughbreds, which were shipped from Newcastle. New South Wales, at the end of June, (128 words)
  • Relay race will be Postal highlight [Articles]
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    Relay race will be Postal highlight KUALA LUMPUR. Thursday AN inter-Government departments relay race will rx be the highlight of the second all-Malayan Postal Union athletics meet at Merdeka Stadium on Saturday. i < The Minister of Works. Posts and Telecommunications. Mr. V.T. Sambanthan. will open the meet in the (225 words)
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  • Games will be really hot BROILING SUN WORRIES ATHLETES [Articles + Illustrations]
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    • STRAITS TIMES CAMERAMAN NG BEH LEOW
    Games will be really hot BROILING SUN WORRIES ATHLETES ROME, Thursday OPORTSMEN and women of 85 nations will march past in the magnificent new Olympic Stadium here today to mark the opening of t h c 17th Olympic Games, the biggest since the modern Games were founded in 18%. Nearly (1304 words)
  • KLANG DISTRICT AAA TO HOLD MARATHON RACE [Articles]
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    KLANG DISTRICT AAA TO HOLD MARATHON RACE KUALA LUMPUR, Thursday. THE Klang District AAA is to stage a marathon race on Sept. 11. The race will be from Morlb to Klang— a distance of 27 miles and is open to all athletes in Malaya and Singapore. The President of the (169 words)
  • WON'T BE PUSHED AROUND— PATTERSON [Articles]
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    WON'T BE PUSHED AROUND— PATTERSON CTOCKHOLM. Thurs. World heavyweight champion Floyd Patter, son yesterday called National Boxing Association officials "the undertakers of boxing" and said they could not force him to defend his title. Patterson, who is on an exhibition tour of Sweden, reiterated that he would give Ingemar Johansson (81 words)
  • Selectors spring surprise [Articles]
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    Selectors spring surprise l/UALA LUMPUR. Thurs.— Belangor's cricket selectors sprang a surprise today when they dropped Christie Shepherdson and Ranjit Singh, two bright young cricketers, from the Selangor team to meet Pakistan Eaglets here next Tuesday and Wednesday. Recalled to the side are Jimmy Winchester and Koav Khoon Leong. The (78 words)
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      TODAYS SPORT SOCCER MALAYA CUP: Inter-zone (Ist leg) Kelantan v Spore (Kota Bbaru) SULTANS GOLD CUP: Perils Malays v Kedah Malays (Kangar): Malacca v Johore (Malacca). SPORE GOVT. SERVICES JNR, CUP: Military Forces v Teacher* College. TEXXIS Muar District open champion* ships (Muar). Spore YMCA open champtonthlpa (Bras Basah Rd). (115 words)
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      TAIPING DIV. 1: Chinese R.C 0 Kamunting 0. T. AN SOx Div. 1: Lower Pera* Malay club 4 Telecoms 0 (game abandoned 10 mina from time). FRIENDLY (Spore): Supreme Courts 4 (Slthamra 3. T. Fernandez) Central Provident Fund i (Jeyanandan). BADMINTON STEVENSON CUP (Tg. Malim): MES Teachers bt MX6 students (224 words)
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      Mulloy (US) 6-2. 7-5. 0-4 Women 1 quarter-finals. Mrs. M. Hawton and J. Lehane (Aust) bt Mrt. D. Oeemer and Mrs. C M. Lee (US) 6-0. 6-1. SOCCER ENGLISH LEAGUE: Dlv. 1— Bolton 0 Wolves 2; Cardiff 0 Sheffield Wed. 1; Chelsea 1 Leicester 3; Manchester City 2 Burnley 1; (235 words)
  • The 'shame' of the P.P.S.O. [Articles]
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    The 'shame' of the P.P.S.O. PROFESSOR SHERIDAN TALKS TO JOURNALISTS ON 'HOW TO STAY OUT OF JAIL 9 SINGAPORE, Thurs. SEDITION ORDINANCE IS NOT A TRAP FOR LAW-ABIDING; IT'S THE SAME AS BRITAIN'S pROFESSOR L. A. SHERIDAN, head of th^ Law Department of the University of Malaya, said today that (709 words)
  • CRICKET Sussex win by innings and 125 [Articles]
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    CRICKET Sussex win by innings and 125 LONDON, Thurs.— Sussex beat Leicestershire by an Innings and 125 runs at Hove today. Scores: SL'SSEX 292. Letcs 127 (A Buss 5-39) and 40 (Buss 6-15). Sussex 12 pts. Tea scores m otiier matches: AT BRISTOL: Yorks 184 (W Sto.t 52. K. Blddulpii (112 words)
  • Now Ike can hit at Cuba's friends [Articles]
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    Now Ike can hit at Cuba's friends WASHINGTON, Thurs. The Senate voted yesterday to give President Eisenhower authority to cut off foreign aid to any country providing arms or economic assistance to Cuba or weapons to the Dominican Republic. The vote came after two amendments to the US$3.--989,054,000 foreign aid (209 words)
  • Blast death [Articles]
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    Blast death SEOUL, Thurs.— A US army lieutenant was killed and a sergeant seriously injured today when an explosive cnarge went eff underneath their jeep.— Reuter. (26 words)
  • Common market: The first phase of talks over [Articles]
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    Common market: The first phase of talks over SINGAPORE,' Thurs. The first phase of talks for setting up a common commodity market for Singapore and the Federation ended today when experts from the two Governments met here at the Ministry of Finance. Today's meeting was the third. The experts have (167 words)
  • LONDON STOCKS [Articles]
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    LONDON STOCKS LONDON. Thurs Stock markets In London today lost their recent buoyancy following the publication of the detailed July overseas trade figures which drew attention to the balance of payments positlQn. Prices were marked down as a precautionary measure at the opening but very little actual selling developed. Closing (283 words)
  • RUBBER [Articles]
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    RUBBER LONDON. Thurs.—Spot 28Ud., Sept. 28', a.. Oct./ Dec. 28', ci. Jan./ Mar. 27"4 d., Apr./ June 27\d.. July/Sept. 37«4d., Sept. c.i.f. 28d., Oct. cl.f. 28'kd. Tone steady. (28 words)
  • TIN [Articles]
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    TIN LONDON. Thurs.—Buyers £800, sellers £802. Forward buyers £803, sellers £804, Settlement £803. Turnover a.m. 95 tons, p.m. (18 words)
  • BIG ART THEFT: BLONDE IS SOUGHT [Articles]
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    BIG ART THEFT: BLONDE IS SOUGHT AMSTERDAM. Thurs. Police investigating the Amsterdam art robbery mystery said today they were holding the passports of three Englishmen and had asked Interpol for information about an Englishwoman whom the local papers called "a striking blonde." Inspector Hem Postmas of the Amsterdam police said (216 words)
  • Water closure [Articles]
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    Water closure SINGAPORE. Thurs.— Water will be cut off along part of Jalan Tuman from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow to fix a connection. (25 words)
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