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The Straits Times, 28 August 1952

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  • Masthead [Title Section]
    The Straits Times MALsttsio i\AlluiSAL iVEWSPAfart: tiSTABLIStitiD 1845 TWELVE PAGES SINGAPORE, THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 1952 it PRICE FIFTEEN CENTS  (19 words)
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  • DESTROY THIS RED BLACKMAIL, TEMPLER TELLS THE VICTIMS [Articles]
    DESTROY THIS RED BLACKMAIL, TEMPLER TELLS THE VICTIMS And a new order goes out: Pardon for those who paid but speak up now From LESLIE HOFFMAN KUALA LUMPUR, Wednesday. J'HE High Commissioner, General Sir Gerald Templer. today issued his first "notice to the peoples of Malaya" calling on them to...  (459 words)
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  • ANOTHER BANDIT LEADER IS KILLED [Articles]
    ANOTHER BANDIT LEADER IS KILLED KUALA LUMPUR, Wed. ANOTHER Communist leader was killed by the security forces yesterday. He was Oan Teck Kok, district committee member for the Jasin district of Malacca. Oan. third Red leader killer! in a fortnight, was one of four terrorists shot dead yesterday This brings...  (209 words)
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  • Reds desert [Articles]
    Reds desert BERLIN Wed.— The figure of the Soviet zone "people's police" deserters, taking refuge in Berlin, has reached a new record total of 20 daily, the West Berlin police headquarters announced today UP  (34 words)
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  • 8 hours late [Articles]
    8 hours late The day mail train from Kuala Lumpur was eight hours late arriving in Singapore last night because of engine trouble.  (23 words)
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  • 30 PICKED FOR ARMY [Articles]
    30 PICKED FOR ARMY KUALA LUMPUR, Wed. Only 30 out of 72 applicants were registered when recruitment for the Federation Regiment began at Malacca today. They comprised 23 Malays six Chinese and one Indian. Of the 72 applicants. 55 were Malays. 14 Chinese and three Indians.  (46 words)
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  • Enterprise [Articles]
    Enterprise DUNDEE, Scotland, Wed.A man who posed as Captain Kurt Carlson of the Flying Enterprise was sent to prison for two years here today on 15 convictions of theft and four of fraud. Francis Josepn Bambrough. 39-year-old wireless operator, admitted thefts and frauds all over Scotland totalling nearly £300  (49 words)
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  • Deported [Articles]
    Deported TAIPEI, Wed.— Eight formerly prominent Bangkok Chinese arrived here via Thai Airways today They were deported for refusal to pay Increased "residential charges." —A P.  (26 words)
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  • No oil ban [Articles]
    No oil ban JERUSALEM. Wed. The Israeli Parliament yesterday passed a bill giving foreign •nd Israeli investors equal rights to exploit oil found hi the country. Reuter.  (27 words)
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  • Police told: I saw three killed [Articles]
    Police told: I saw three killed PEYRUIS, Southern France, Wednesday. nETECTIVES today went on a new— described as tJ sensational trail in their hunt for the Drummond murderer, after questioning for more than two hours a man who claimed to have seen the triple killing. I™? Police said that the...  (84 words)
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  • UNIONMEN DANCED FOR JOY [Articles]
    UNIONMEN DANCED FOR JOY KUALA LUMPUR, Wed. TWO trade union leaders embraced each other in Kuala Lumpur today and danger a merry jig. They were Mr. P. P. Narayanan, president of the Plantation Workers' Union of Malaya, and Mr. R. B. Jose, president of the Johore State Plartatlon Workers' Union....  (94 words)
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  • Talked his way into gaol [Articles]
    Talked his way into gaol PANAMA, Wed— A 23-year-old Panamanian started a 90-day gaol sentence today after forcing his way into a local radio station and attempting to broadcast a call to arms. Police said he was a Communist sympathiser.  (40 words)
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  • Film on the Queen [Articles]
    Film on the Queen LONDON, Wed.— A London company has been given royal permission to make a 70-minute documentary film of the life of the Queen  (26 words)
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  • Court over-ruled [Articles]
    Court over-ruled JOHANNESBURG. Wed The High Court of Parliament today paved the way for the removal of 1,000,000 coloured voters from the nation's electoral rolls by over-ruling a Supreme Court's decision which declared the Government's law as unconstitutional.—UP.  (38 words)
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  • No influence' says Queen [Articles]
    No influence' says Queen SAN MARINO, Wed. The grand council of thfe tiny mountain republic met today to consider a letter from Queen Elizabeth 11, written in Latin, In which she politely explained Uut she had no influence on British foreign policy. The council had written asking the Queen to...  (68 words)
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  • Purcell 'not here to criticise the Malays' [Articles]
    Purcell 'not here to criticise the Malays' KUALA LUMPUR. Wed. DR. VICTOR Pureell's visit to Malaya was not to find fault with the Malays Malayan Chinese Association leaders in Kuala Lumpur said today They were commenting on the adverse reaction to the visit and on the statement by Tengku Abdul...  (150 words)
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  • Bandits are feeling the pinch [Articles]
    Bandits are feeling the pinch KUALA LUMPUR, Wed. XJUNGRY Communist bandits have been splitting open palm trees in the Taiping area of Perak In a desperate attempt to get food. A police jungle squad came across the trees while out on patrol. This was announced by the Federation Government today....  (62 words)
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  • New chief for Navy [Articles]
    New chief for Navy LONDON. Wed.— The Queen has approved the appointment of Vice-Admiral C. E. Lambe as Commander -in Chief of the Far East Station. Admiral Lambe will succeed Admiral the Hon. Sir Guv Russell. The appointment takes effect next March— UP  (43 words)
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  • 3 TALK 3 HOURS ON THE OIL DISPUTE [Articles]
    3 TALK 3 HOURS ON THE OIL DISPUTE 'Final bid' in Teheran to end row TEHERAN, Wednesday. BEHIND closed doors In the house of Dr. Mossideq, the Persian Premier, a "final bid" is being made to solve the Anglo-Persian oil deadlock government Ices said today, ticipants in the talks, ding...  (98 words)
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  • Arabs fire on Jews [Articles]
    Arabs fire on Jews AMMAN, Wed.— One Jew was killed and two wounded when a JewUh patrol crossed into Jordan territory and the national guard opened fire. The U.N. truce commnlasion chief has sent an observer to report.— AP.  (39 words)
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  • Bail refused [Articles]
    Bail refused TOKYO, Wed.— The Osaka High Court today refused an application for ball for the two British sailors gaoled at Kobe.— Reuter  (23 words)
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  • 7,266 immune [Articles]
    7,266 immune total of 7,288 people were vaccinated against small-pox In Singapore jesterday.  (13 words)
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  • PRETTY GIRL GAVE MURDER ORDERS COURT TOLD [Articles]
    PRETTY GIRL GAVE MURDER ORDERS COURT TOLD IPOH. Wednesday. A SLIM, pretty 24-year-old Chinese woman was n alleged in the Assize Court today to have been responsible for issuing orders for the murder of several Europeans. She was Lee Ten Tai, alias Lee Meng, who face* four caDital charges under...  (820 words)
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  • SLUMP WON'T HIT CESS ON RUBBER [Articles]
    SLUMP WON'T HIT CESS ON RUBBER KUALA LUMPUR. Fed. THE drop in the price of rubber— even if it goes below 75 cents a lb will not retard the hue* six-year Federation replanting scheme for 500,000 acres of rubber smallholding. The scheme is now being drawn up. Sir Gerald Templer...  (100 words)
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  • £500 gift for flood victims [Articles]
    £500 gift for flood victims HONG KONG, Wed— The Hong Kong Jockey Club today gave £500 to the fund opened by the South China Morning Post for the Devon flood victims. Reuter.  (32 words)
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  • GOLD IN SHIP [Articles]
    GOLD IN SHIP HONG KONG, Wed. Revenue officers here today seized 700 tahils ot gold worth £13,125 when searching the engine room of the Panamanian freighter Hanson.  (27 words)
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  • Economy move [Articles]
    Economy move ATHENS. Wed. Greece may reduce her conscription period, at present three years, in an effort to cut military expend! t ure. A.P.  (24 words)
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  • Page 1 Advertisements

    • Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      5? v J-ZT.-^zif'--' U.S.de.SILVfIjEmiLERs OKCHORD ROOD TU A SHIELD FOR SHORT RATIONS Christmas without the trimmings IS HOT MUCH FUN to com* smartly to the rescue with a FOOD PARCEL Remember "A gift in good time is worth two So send it NOW. Singapore COLD STORAGE Co.. Ltd.  (48 words)
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    • Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      NOTICE I TO THE PEOPLES OF MALAYA. One of the most powerfuf weapons used by the PP Communist terromt* w their Of tempt* to win tne |p prosperity of Maloyo end to *rmg di sires* to the 1 ordinary mgn ts BtACKMAiI. frecjuentfy innocent peopfei m mat who or»V want...  (283 words)
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    • Page 1 Advertisements Column 3 [Advertisements]
      GANTNER5 'Ut CaJlfornlai Latest STRAPLESS SWIMSU1TS Obiainaoie at:— SEASON TRADING CO. 57. High SUffl. Singapore-K Tel. XXXXX SPECIFY CRITTALL ma mm Kk^^i A TRAINED STAFF OF EXPERT SUPERVISORS IS AVAILABLE TO ENSURE PERFECT INSTALLATION WHEN YOU FIT CRITTALL ALLSTEEL WINDOWS <S>WILUAM JACKS *co <mau»a> ltd.  (45 words)
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  • Oil cartel probe put off: They will not testify [Articles]
    Oil cartel probe put off: They will not testify WASHINGTON, Wednesday. npHE CONGRESSIONAL hearings of internat onal oil monopoly charges, proposed for this we k, have been postponed because the five American companies concerned declined invitations to testify. Department of Justice officials said it was not, j unreasonable for the...  (137 words)
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  • Off to Manila [Articles]
    Off to Manila HONG KONG, Wed.— Mr. Chester Bowles, the United States Ambassador to India, left today for Manila after 24 hours, in Hong Kong Reuter.  (26 words)
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  • Everest survey [Articles]
    Everest survey CALCUTTA. Wed. The Indian Government will shortly survey the Himalayas to determine the exact height, of Mt. Everest.— UP  (21 words)
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  • 'DON'T LET ACCENT WORRY YOU' [Articles]
    'DON'T LET ACCENT WORRY YOU' SYDNEY. Wed. mELLING Australians not M. to worry about their Australian accent, a Current Affairs Bulletin, produced by Sydney Univer sity, said there was no harm In characteristic speech if it was understood by hearers. Th* bulletin said there was no authority for stan dard...  (70 words)
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  • 7-hour mourning [Articles]
    7-hour mourning BUENOS AIRES, Wed.— Argentina canmemorated the first month or the late Eva Peron's "plunge into immortality" last night with a seven-hour period of silent mourning.— Reuter.  (28 words)
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  • HERST'S WIDOW IS CLAIMING $2½ MIL. [Articles]
    HERST'S WIDOW IS CLAIMING $2½ MIL. LOS ANGELES, Wed. MRS. MILLICENT V. Hearst, widow of the publisher Mr. William Randolph Hearst, has filed a $2,500,000 law suit against the executors of hLs estate. She complained that two agreements signed in 1921 and 1927 with her husband, who died last year,...  (138 words)
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  • Page 2 Advertisements

    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      NOTICES ROBINSON COMPANY, LIMITED (Incorporated in the Colony of Singapore) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on Saturday. 27th September. 1952. at 12.15 p.m the Director* will recommend for approval payment of the following dividends in respect of the yejfr...  (399 words)
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      PUBLIC APPOINTMENTS I Applications are invited far 1 the post of a Chief Clerk. Tanjong Karanf Rice Mill, Kuala Selangor on a salary of $220/- per mensem plus such oost of Living Allowances at the rate that Is paW from time to time by Government r to Government servants. Successful...  (784 words)
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Advertisements]
      L_I_J NOTICES CHAPTEK l\i (P«wL*tm) Unredeemed Pledged Goods and Jeweller; from the following Pawnbrokers' Shop* *o. 21. New Bridge Road. Chin Chong Pat (Chop Thve Shf-ng) *o. 135. New Bridge Road. Lam Joon Siong (Chop Sam Foht «o. 189. South Bridge Rot*. Lam Joon Chong (Chop Bern Thye). No. 255...  (569 words)
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 [Advertisements]
      ~~T NCtVBCEf J PUBLIC MUTTON The Undersifiiei i received instructions to aeS 07 Public Auction oil Wedwatoy. Urn lHh Se*.. IMS. mt 10 M an. at their Sales Rooms. Pedder Building, Basement. Hong KonR A Large Quantity of 19 Plate. 17 Plate, and IS Plate 6-Vott "Century" Batteries (brand new...  (554 words)
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 5 [Advertisements]
      The $traps Times Thursday August 28* 1952 PARKER PLANT FOR PROVEN PERFORMANCE! Lf^Sg^^ You can depend on M ffim^ PARKER Concrete Mixers rwfl£/^ for tough work under *fl^V&^Wl hard conditions. Capa-B-^V* city ran S es from 3 cv. ft. WBT to 14 cv. ft. unmixed. "HOISTEX 11 Equipment l^ is...  (286 words)
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  • TRUMAN'S 'FAILURE' [Articles]
    TRUMAN'S 'FAILURE' West would be encircled— Dulles NEW YORK, Wednesday. ]y]K. JOHN FOSTER DULLES, Republican foreign policy adviser, today accused the Truman administration of conducting a foreign policy which was "shockingly immoral and a strat»ffic failure". It would let Russia encircle the West, he said. The practice of paying at-...  (224 words)
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  • Diplomatic immunity rejected [Articles]
    Diplomatic immunity rejected HONO KONG, Wed. MR. Justice Reese, of the of Hong Kong Supreme Court, today rejected pleas of diplomatic immunity and ordered Mr. KweedJlehoo. the Indonesian Con-sul-General, and Mr. Pamoe Rahardo. a diploma. lc courier, to attend court for crossexamination in two simuKanf/us law suits against the Indonesian...  (154 words)
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  • Treaty in force [Articles]
    Treaty in force NEW DELHI. Wed. The peare treaty between India and Japa.i signed at Tokyo ten weeks ago came Into force today with the exchange of trutmmrat* oi ratification.— Re  (31 words)
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  • 84, he plans 'chute jump [Articles]
    84, he plans 'chute jump PARIS, Wed. Mr. Benard MacFadden. 84-year-old publisher and physical culture enthusiast, arrived in Paris by air today to make a para- chute i*»ap into the Seine Mr. MacFadden said he j hoped to jump tomorrow or j Friday "because I like to I parachute to...  (65 words)
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  • FOREIGN POLICY [Articles + Illustrations]
    FOREIGN POLICY AUSTRALIAN FLIERS recently released by the Chinese after 20 months in a Canton gaol. The three are (left to right) William Jones, Ross Bohm. and John Richmons. They were members of the crew of a Catalina flyingboat that was lost in the fog in December 1950, while attempting...  (64 words)
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  • Britain is proud to look up [Articles]
    Britain is proud to look up GREAT DAY IN THE AIR LONDON, Wednesday. DRITISH newspapers today hailed the nation's 13 achievements in the air, exemplified by yesterday's two-way trans-Atlantic jet crossing by a Canberra bomber in 10 hours and release of detail? of the stratosphere interceptor, the Javelin. Tne Daily...  (169 words)
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  • 'MODERN BLUE RIBAND' [Articles]
    'MODERN BLUE RIBAND' LONDON, Wed. BRITAIN'S Canberra jet bomber flew the At lan- tic from Newfoundland to Northern Ireland yesterday at an average speed of 605.52 miles an hour, the Royal Aero Club announced here today. The New York Times today slid 'he trip was flown in "fantastic tire j...  (138 words)
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  • Jet beats a new barrier [Articles]
    Jet beats a new barrier LONDON, Wed. The security veil was lifted today on a new British jet fighter which exceeded the speed of sound (750 m.p.h.) and 1* claimed to be the only aircraft that can overcome "the vision barrier," one of th» biggest problems of futuro air strategy....  (69 words)
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  • 872,000 are in British Forces [Articles]
    872,000 are in British Forces LONDON. Wed. Britain's active Armed Forces on June 30 numbered 872.100. the Defence Ministry announced The total strength of the Royal Naw was 146.300; of the Army 453.100: and the RAF 272.700. Reserve and nuxiliarv forces totalled another 347.000 The Ministry's civilian staff numbered 268.100—...  (51 words)
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  • U.S. tanks for Jap police [Articles]
    U.S. tanks for Jap police TOKYO. Wed. The leading Tokyo newspaper Asahi yesterday said that United States security forces had agreed to hand over at least five 20-ton tanks and about ten 105 and 155 millimetre artillery pieces to the Japanese national police reserve.— Reuter.  (45 words)
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  • 'FRIENDLY' TALKS ON KASHMIR [Articles]
    'FRIENDLY' TALKS ON KASHMIR GENEVA, Wed. INDIA and Pakistan pledged full co-operation with Dr. Frank Graham. U.N. mediator, at yesterday's opening of renewed negotiations to settle the flve-ypar-olri dispute over Kashmir The representativea. the Indian Defence Minister, Mr. Gopalaswami Ayyangar, and the Pakistan Foreign Minister. Sir Zafrullah Khan, then began...  (109 words)
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  • British ship seized off Pontianak [Articles]
    British ship seized off Pontianak PONTIANAK, West Borneo, Wednesday. A BRITISH patrol ship, the Margharetta,' was recently seized by an Indonesian patrol vessel in Indonesian waters off West Bornec, the correspondent of the Jakarta daily Merdeka reported from Pontianak today. The Margharetta carried a tew administration and police officials *-om...  (152 words)
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  • FORMER RED WANTS 'DECENT LIFE' [Articles]
    FORMER RED WANTS 'DECENT LIFE' LONDON. Wed. MARY Johnson, 23-year-old daughter of a rector, has left the Communist party to marry a 21-year-old Belfast student who was expelled by the Communists last June. Mary's picture was printed in the Daily Worker on Monday under the headline "Expelled" but her mother...  (78 words)
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  • Eisenhower in march [Articles]
    Eisenhower in march NEW YORK Wed. Mr. ELsenhower. the Republican Presidential candidate, marched with 75.000 exservicemen up Fifth Avenue yesterday. The parade was the high point of the American Legion convention Mr. Eisenhower headed the Kansas contingent. Crowds lammed the footpath*.—Reuter  (41 words)
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  • Rubber at crossroad [Articles]
    Rubber at crossroad LOS ANGELES, Wed.— The first Western experiment In the use of natural rubber for roads began today. Men began laying 2,200 square yards of rubber-asp-halt mixture p.t a Los Angeles junction. AP.  (35 words)
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  • Britoni expected [Articles]
    Britoni expected TOKYO, Wed. MajorGeneral S.N. Shoosmith. British representative for the United Nations Command headquarters, is expected in Tokyo today. Reuter  (21 words)
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  • INDONESIANS SAY BORDER VIOLATED [Articles]
    INDONESIANS SAY BORDER VIOLATED JAKARTA, Wed. fHE Indonesian newspaper, Merdeka, today* reported that British security forces have established a bivouac area in Indonesia territory south of Sarawak. The dispatch, from Ihe paper's Pontianak correspondent, said British patrols have been "very active" alone the Sarawak Borneo border. It added that the...  (67 words)
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  • TWO SURVIVE AIR MISTAKE [Articles]
    TWO SURVIVE AIR MISTAKE PANAMA CITY, Wed.— Two survivors of a bomber shot down by mistake on Monday by a new jet fighter were picked up and taken to hospital yesterday. Reporters were not permitted to question the airmen. The bomber had a crew of eight.— Reuter  (47 words)
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  • Holiday work for Eden [Articles]
    Holiday work for Eden LISBON, Wed— Mr. Anthony Eden, British Foreign Secretary, today got back to affairs of state even before the end of his 10-day honeymoon. He spent 20 minutes with the Portuguese Premier, Antonio Salazar.  (37 words)
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  • LONDON STOCKS [Articles]
    LONDON STOCKS I Steady gains by industrials LONDON, Wed. DUSINESS on the London Stock 13 Exchange today began rather quieter than of late and it wa.s I some time before any definite trend appeared. Qlltedged began hesitantly, following news of the decline In revenue, but later picked up ana continued...  (350 words)
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  • LONDON TIN PRICE [Articles]
    LONDON TIN PRICE LONDON, Aug. 27.—Cash Buyers £959; Sellers £961; Forward Buyers .£942; Sellers £943; Settlement: £963 (down £3): Turnover, a.m. 10 tons: p.m S tons.  (26 words)
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  • U.K. RUBBER [Articles]
    U.K. RUBBER LONDON, Aug. 27—Spot 23*4 d. Oct. 23«4d.. Nov.23Hd., Dec. 33d Oct.-Dec. 23>4d., Jan.-Mar. 23d April-June 22 &d., Sept. c.l f 23d Oc*. e±i. 23d., Nov. ci.f 23a Market: Steadier, after easier  (33 words)
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  • Page 3 Advertisements

    • Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
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    • Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
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  • BIGGER TIN SALES HELP CUT MALAYA'S TRADE DEFICIT [Articles]
    BIGGER TIN SALES HELP CUT MALAYA'S TRADE DEFICIT jyjALAYA'S overall volume of trade. last month showed an increase of $31,000,000 over June and the adverse trade balance for the month was $6,521,762 compared with $23,223,916 for June. The deficit was cut by bigger exports of tin. Overall trade totalled $6(16,544,182...  (366 words)
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  • NO RUBBER FOR RUSSIA LAST MONTH [Articles]
    NO RUBBER FOR RUSSIA LAST MONTH THERE wer c no rubber shipments from Malaya to Russia during July. Trade figures issued yesterday show that the value of exports to Russia last month was nil compared with 4..->«i«'.one in' June. All licenses for export of rubber to Russia for the first...  (105 words)
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  • MUSLIM PLAN FOR MUTTON [Articles]
    MUSLIM PLAN FOR MUTTON THE Singapore Muslim Advisory Board will decide soon whether it is possible to slaughter sheep in Australia according to Muslim rites and then import the frozen mutton to Malaya. Although the price is I cheapr by half, Malaya's 3.000,000 Muslims .nn c eat Aus'ralian frozen mutton...  (130 words)
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  • 30,000 tickets sold in a day [Articles]
    30,000 tickets sold in a day KLANG. Wed. A total of 30.000 tickets -for the 12th Malayan Chinese Association lottery has been sold in a day. The balance of 20.000 tickets of Klang's quota of 50.000 are expected to be sold cut in a few hours.  (46 words)
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  • NO TAIL LIGHT [Articles]
    NO TAIL LIGHT KUANTAN, Wed.— Ko Lenp I Toon, of Beserah, who rode his motor-cycle at night without a rear light, was fined $15 at Kuantan.  (26 words)
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  • Party to honour CMG winners [Articles]
    Party to honour CMG winners KOTA BAHRU, Wed. -The Malay Chamber of Commerce. Kelantan, will hold a tea-party at the Government Rea nouse. Kota Bahru, on Friday. In honour of the Tengku Mahkota Kelantan. and Mr. W. F N. Churchill, who were awarded the C. M. G. in the Queen's...  (78 words)
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  • Mahjong set was confiscated [Articles]
    Mahjong set was confiscated KUANTAN, Phua, Kai Feng was fined $20 at Kuantan for allowing people to gamble in his coffee-shop at Jabor. Phua and three thtr persons were fined $10 each for gambling. A mahjeng set and $2 were* confiscated.  (41 words)
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  • Raft fishing unit for S 'pore soon [Articles]
    Raft fishing unit for S 'pore soon AN increase of 20 tons of fish a month is expected when a "raft" long lin e fishing unit arrives in Singapore within the next few weeks. Mr. Yang Chin Lei, former principal of the Fisheries I School at Amoy, who is the...  (195 words)
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  • Committed same offence twice [Articles]
    Committed same offence twice KUANTAN. Wed.— Phua Kai Fon<?, of Jabor, was fined *25 at Kuantan for carrying 'oods in his Jeep without a haulage permit. As he was about to leave lVl e court, he was cclle again <»"f1 chureed with a sin: liar orTpncf committeri a few days...  (58 words)
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  • One offer to blood bank [Articles]
    One offer to blood bank KUANTAN. Wed.— On reading a report that th e Kuantan Blood Bank was dry. Jimmy Williams of Penang wrote in offering to give a pint of blood to Kuantan hospital whenever required. Kuantan hosplta' has no facilities for a b;<x>d bank, but the Medical Officer...  (76 words)
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  • Negri will have 7 Malay schools [Articles]
    Negri will have 7 Malay schools KUALA LUMPUR Wed. Seven new-type Malay schools are being built in Negri Sembilan. The first of these, at Batu Kikir Bahau. was opened yesterday by the Yang dfPertuan Besar It cost $80,000 to bulkL  (40 words)
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  • Policemen to learn civics [Articles]
    Policemen to learn civics CINGAPORE'S policemen fire »J to know more about how the Colony is run and its community life. Civics is one of the subjects recruits learn at the Police Training School. A senior police officer said yesterday "We hope the civics classes will help produce policemen who...  (78 words)
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  • FAREWELL TO STUDENTS [Articles]
    FAREWELL TO STUDENTS i TAIPING, Wed.— A- large gathering i.ttended the social and dance held at the King Edward VII School Hall yesterday to bid farewell to six Taiping students who are leaving earl/ next o"T for the United Kingdom. -They are Mr. Foo Fatt Yeow who is studying Law,...  (76 words)
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  • Special gaoled [Articles]
    Special gaoled KUANTAN, Wed. A special constable, Syed Ahmad bin Syed Abdul Rahman, of Jabor. was sentenced at Kuantan to five months' gaol for absenting himself from duty for more than 21 days with no Intention to return.  (38 words)
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  • CRIPPLED FREIGHTER RADIOS: ALL WELL [Articles]
    CRIPPLED FREIGHTER RADIOS: ALL WELL Tug brings her to Spore qiHE disabled 6,112-ton freighter Empire Ely, now x under tow to Singapore by the Harbour Board tug Griper, was reported* last night to be making Rood progress. A radio message received L>y the vessel's agents in Singapore. Hadden and Co.,...  (121 words)
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  • 30 T.B. CASES IN PENANG [Articles]
    30 T.B. CASES IN PENANG PENANO. Wed. Thirty cases of T.B. were reported Is Penang last month, compared with 31 cases In June. Tnere were eight deaths. Eight cases of diphtheria, one fatal, were also reported.  (36 words)
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  • 768 BIRTHS [Articles]
    768 BIRTHS PENANG, Wed.— There wer c 768 births and 174 deaths ta Penang last month.  (16 words)
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  • Reveal your identity, Labour 'rebels' told [Articles]
    Reveal your identity, Labour 'rebels' told A CALL for the names and Labour Party membership numbers of the nine-man committee, which eight days ago served an "ultimatum" on the party's chairman, Mr. Lim Yew Hock, to dissolve the party's general council, has been made by Mr. Ho Wing Hon. Mr....  (230 words)
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  • His dog bit a woman [Articles]
    His dog bit a woman KUANTAN, Wed.— For not getting a licence for his dog, I K. Ratnam was fined $5 at Kuantan. He was fined another $20 for allowing a ferocious dog at large. It was alleged to have bitten 1 a Malay woman. Ratnam was i ordered to...  (56 words)
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  • The trailer gave them a bad break [Articles]
    The trailer gave them a bad break AFTER driving into flre fighting position at Nee Soon yesterday morning, four firemen of the Naval Base. Seletar, aimed the nozzle at the target a one foot square piece of wood and then went red in the face. Not a trickle flowed out....  (128 words)
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  • To be rebuilt [Articles]
    To be rebuilt JOHORE BAHRU, Wed Senior officers' quarters at Segamat, which were damaged during the war, are to be reconstructed at a* cost of $43,000.  (26 words)
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  • Today's blackout schedule [Articles]
    Today's blackout schedule CI BSTATK)XS likr to lead .faeddlai to«Uy areDAY IE arl»wk an 4 Fartary River VaJter Bd.. KMteer U. Capital. Newton I*2 Cbanrrry Lane. Waraac Sala. Chartered Bamk. CHt> Ba«k Asia Bafdiar. Georte St. SUUc l>r. nckerlßf St Dar. Or«« tit./ra(«d* St.. fpr Haklra St.. Pickrrtvr St/Chorrh St....  (345 words)
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  • Harbour workers call for 10 per cent pay bonus [Articles]
    Harbour workers call for 10 per cent pay bonus THREE UNIONS SEND IN DEMANDS A TEN per cent bonus on the year's wages is one of the demands which three unions have made to the Singapore Harbour Board. A memorandum has been sent by the Singapore Harbour Board Labour Union,...  (189 words)
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  • Bar boy who took $1,200 'forgiven' [Articles]
    Bar boy who took $1,200 'forgiven' ALTHOUGH a bar boy had misappropriated $1,233. his rm plover told Singapore Second Police Magistrate. Mr D. H. Chapman, yesterday: "I have already forgiven him and I am prepared to have him back if he wishes to come back Mr I nong Pan Yap,...  (171 words)
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  • Regular checks on toddy shops [Articles]
    Regular checks on toddy shops KUALA LUMPUR, Wed. A resolution asking for the regular inspection of liquors and toddy shops, which was defeated at the last full metting of Kuala Lumpur Municipal Councillors, has since been approved by the Municipal Health Committee.  (42 words)
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  • Transferred [Articles]
    Transferred TELUK ANSON. Wed.— Inche Khalid bin Sohol. Junior Customs Officer South Perak. has been transferred to Dungun, Trengganu. Inche Zainal Abidin bin Haji Abdullah, of Alor Star, has arrived at Te'nk Anson in his p)are  (36 words)
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  • Calligraphy contest [Articles]
    Calligraphy contest Elegance, forcefulness and rloweriness were the qualities, which won the first three prizes, in the calligraphy contest organised by the China Society in Singapore last night. The contest held in connection with the popularly accepted date of Confucius' birthday— Aug. 27, 551 B.C. was won by: 1. Mr....  (100 words)
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  • HAD CHANDU [Articles]
    HAD CHANDU BATU PAHAT, Wed— Koh Sam Peng was sentenced at Batu Pahat to two months' gaol for having three tubr of chandu dross.  (24 words)
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  • NO PERMIT [Articles]
    NO PERMIT KUANTAN. Wed.— Ng Soo Kai, of Beserah, was fined $20 at Kuantan for carrying a boy en the petrol Ms i mi- cycle  (25 words)
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  • PRISON TERM SET ASIDE [Articles]
    PRISON TERM SET ASIDE APPEAL COURT f TPHOLDING a submission U by Mr. A. J. Braga that in a gaming case a person should not be sent to prison unless there were aggravating circumstances, Mr. Justice Knight in the Singapore High Court yesterday altered a term of one month's imprisonment...  (109 words)
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  • No evidence -cleared [Articles]
    No evidence -cleared Ho Chwee Geok, who appealed against a lower court conviction and sen- j tence of six months' impri- sonment on a charge of carrying arms, was cleared by the High Court. Mr. Justice Knight set aside the conviction, agreeing with Mr Syed Esa bin Hassan Almenoar, counsel...  (61 words)
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  • Three months 'inadequate' [Articles]
    Three months 'inadequate' Remarking that a sentence of three months' imprisonment was inadequate for theft of a bicycle, Mr. Justice Knight enhanced a police court sentence of three months' imprisonment on Fong Chee Chew, 18. to six months' imprisonment. Mr. Justice Knight said that Fong had a previous conviction and...  (61 words)
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  • In new building [Articles]
    In new building KOTA BAHRU, Wed— The Treasury Department and the Legal Adviser's Office at Kota Bahru. which were formerly in the main building of the Survey Department, have been moved to a new building behind 'he Land Office.  (39 words)
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  • Interim dividend [Articles]
    Interim dividend IPOH, Wed.— A third interim dividend of 12 '/2/ 2 per cent, has been declared by Gopeng Consolidated for the year ending Sept. 30, 1952 payable in England on Sept. 13.  (33 words)
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  • CAUSED HURT [Articles]
    CAUSED HURT SEGAMAT, Wed.—For-vol-untarily causing hurt to Apoo on Johore Labis Estate, Doraisamy, 38 was fined $25 at Segamat  (19 words)
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  • NEGLIGENT [Articles]
    NEGLIGENT PARIT BUNTAR, Wed. Valukan, a van driver, was fined $50 and his driving licence endorsed by Inche Salleh bin Eckhardt in the Parit Buntar court when he pleaded guilty to a charge of negligent driving.  (36 words)
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  • Mr. C. G. Crocker [Articles]
    Mr. C. G. Crocker TELUK ANSON, Wed.— Mr. C. G. Crocker has arrived at Teluk Anson as Cadet Customs Officer, South Perak.  (22 words)
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  • FIRM 'BROKE BAN ON EXPORT CHARGE [Articles]
    FIRM 'BROKE BAN ON EXPORT CHARGE MR. G. Sheridan-Lea, Assistant Controller of the Imports and Exports Department, Singapore said in court yesterday the Colony is short of ammonia sulphate because nf a .chnrta.ee in the sterling area. I Th e export of ammonia sulphate to all countries, other than North...  (128 words)
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  • Had no licence [Articles]
    Had no licence SEGAMAT. Wed.— Suppiah, 33, was fine-d $40 at Segamat for selling cigarettes without a licence.  (18 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles + Illustrations]
    .VlNtt COMMANDER H. T. »H INN, the new Commanding Officer of No. 1 RAAF Bomber Squadron at Tengah (left) who arrived in Singapore by Qantas-BOAC yesterday from Sydney. He was met at the airport by Wing Commander R. P. Roberts, the present CO., who returns to Australia next Friday after...  (57 words)
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  • 9 more months, rotan on appeal [Articles]
    9 more months, rotan on appeal SEREMBAN, Wed. JIM MIN CHOY, a J special constable, who appealed against three months' imprisonment imposed at Jelebu for extortion, had the sentence increased at Seremban High Court today to 12 months' imprisonment and six strokes of the rotan. Mr. Justice Abbott said: "As...  (325 words)
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  • Bribes for 'pirate taxis'—detective [Articles]
    Bribes for 'pirate taxis'— detective SERGEANT SENT FOR TRIAL KUALA LUMPUR, Wednesday. SUSPECTED "pirate taxis" seized bj the Traffi Branch had been released for "a orice," a former detective told Kuala Lumpur First Magistrate today The man to whom the "price" was paid, said Yap Choy, was Sergeant Abdul Hamid...  (128 words)
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  • Assaulted by father and son [Articles]
    Assaulted by father and son BATU PAHAT, Wed.—Kasmadi bin Latif, and his son, Serkon bin Kasmadi, of Parit Pinang, who assaulted Taib bin Hussein were fined $500 each, in default three months' gaol, and sentenced to one day's imprisonment.  (39 words)
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  • Dedication of new RAF Institute [Articles]
    Dedication of new RAF Institute THE Bishop of Singapore, the Rt. Rev. Henry Baines, yesterday dedicated the newly j opened St. George's Church Institute at the Royal Air Force station, Seletar, after it had been jfflcially opened by Air Vice-Marshal W. J. M., Akerman, Air Officer in charge of Administration,...  (107 words)
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  • S'PORE DIARY [Articles]
    S'PORE DIARY Bolar; Cue. Community service committee meeting at Capitol iJ.uc Room 5.15 p.m.: Career tadc on "Surveying" by Mr. H. L. Ward at the V MCA. Orchard Road. 8 p.m. Chairman: Mr. Rowland Lyne. Spore Christian Youth found Monthly committee meeting at V.M.C.A. Orchard Road. 5.30 p.m. Girls' Sports...  (208 words)
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  • Lonely dog watches... [Articles]
    Lonely dog watches... PERMATANG TipJGQI. Wed. LABOURERS ar« rushing' tr demolish the 19 shophouses in the «e«iedlips village of Perm*tan» Ting;!. The owners have been given up to tomorrow to pall the buildings down. A lonely dog went to each house ard c i r a* the door as if...  (66 words)
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      J||i|k Your Dollar m^T buys more in a «@^jt JOHHSOHI tThe Sea Horse 25 Weight 96 Ib. Cearchange, neutral, forward and reverse 6 gallon separate fuel tank. Ideal for transportation of heavy loads of rubber and produce. tThe Sea Horse 10 Weight 58 Ib. 6 gallon separate fuel tank. Cearchange,...  (143 words)
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    • ACKNOWLEDGMENT [Articles]
      ACKNOWLEDGMENT MR. SAW PENG HAI familv of Kampar thank all friend* and relatives who sent wreaths, telegrams of condolences, loan of cars nnd attended the funeral of the laje Mrs Saw Peng Hai.  (33 words)
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    • ANNOUNCEMENT [Articles]
      ANNOUNCEMENT WASHINO frocks for office or morning wear $35 and under. Duncan's 11 D' Almeida St (Off Rattles Plpte)  (19 words)
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    • PERSONAL [Articles]
      PERSONAL LITTLE THEATRE PLAYERS present Shaw's "Arms And The Man' at the Little Theitre. Armenian Street, on Saturday. 30th August and on the 1st. 2nd. 3r< 4th. Sth and fith September nt 9 p.m  (34 words)
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  • The Straits Times Singapore, Thur. Aug. 28, 1952 Assurance & Warning [Articles]
    The Straits Times Singapore, Th ur. Aug. 28, 1952 Assurance W arning The punishment of the people of Permatang Tinggi for withholding information about terrorist activities in their district has had a dramatic sequel, which is likely to have far-reaching effects in securing greater co-operation from people who are exposed...  (577 words)
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  • Hope Of Kashmir Settlement [Articles]
    Hope Of Kashmir Settlement Hopes of reaching a settlem ent of the long dispute bej iween India and Pakistan over the future of Kashmir Stale are now fixed on the secret talks taking place between representatives of both countries under the auspices of the United Nations at Geneva. The apparently...  (481 words)
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  • Tanker offer [Articles]
    Tanker offer •™-ttt» A m wort- -A «*>nj»1<n"1"1 n»"re*ianer sal la** •}v+it tbnf. ft .Tp.pmese firm *"fi orroo.-ftri to build and «el! 96 lame oil tanLers to Persia.— A.P.  (29 words)
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  • LOTTERIES AND THE BENEFITS [Articles]
    LOTTERIES AND THE BENEFITS X V CHAN replying to my letter "The Almighty and Communalism" has made only two points worth answerIng. He belittles politics In this country, implying that, unless British authority is withdrawn, no responsibility lies on us to build up any proper political machinery and acquire the...  (414 words)
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  • EDUCATION FOR ADULTS [Articles]
    EDUCATION FOR ADULTS OEGISTRATION of stuII dents for the above is in full swing in this Settlement i It takes place in the Educai tion Office. So lar, approxiI mately a little over 400 students have registered. They are mostly, Chinese men and women and Chinese i youths. I am...  (95 words)
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  • SMELLY, TOO [Articles]
    SMELLY, TOO IT is very disgusting to ride in the S.T.C. buses in Singapore today. The bu.se* are not only dirty and cushionless but smelly. Sometimes, flies and mosquitoes are found in them. Although the standard of the S.T.C. buses has been greatly reduced the fares have not yet been...  (78 words)
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  • man-in-the-Street [Articles]
    man-in-the-Street I certain that what we are aiming at r/ill prove to be a success and much happie: for everyone? How are we going to convince the British Government that we can take the reins properly without first stamping out the existing cvi's as indira'pi by G.S.K in his recent...  (355 words)
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  • Land taken over by the Services [Articles]
    Land taken over by the Services IN your teader you refer to I the Bukit Sembawang Rubber Co. Ltd. and the Singapore United Rubber Plantations Ltd. in somewhat misleading terms. With regard to the large areas of land taken over by the Services, you give the impression that the two'com?anes...  (149 words)
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  • Bicycles on pavements [Articles]
    Bicycles on pavements I AM completely in agree I ment with the protest r. garding obstruction of pay- i ments by bicycles In addition to the stree mentioned I wish to poi>that at Cecil Street and R' Jinson Road the pavemers are fully monopolised bj hawkers bicycles, motor cycles, cars...  (93 words)
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  • Permits for the food [Articles]
    Permits for the food IN ORDER to relieve the, Food Office from issuing endless permits to say thirty holiday makers arriving in j Port Dickson in one bus, why cannot the bus company itself send its own man to tune ONE permit to allow say thirty holiday makers to take...  (82 words)
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  • Allot Trust houses by ballot [Articles]
    Allot Trust houses by ballot rfHE SINGAPORE Improve A ment Trust does not seem to have evolved any satisfactory method of allocating its houses. Ever since 1947 there have been complaints against its unjust system of allocation and allegations of corruption among its staff. Recently, its chairman stated that there...  (211 words)
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  • STAMP OUT THE TWO EVILS FIRST [Articles]
    STAMP OUT THE TWO EVILS FIRST 4S A DAUGHTER o* Malaya, I am naturally interested in what is happening here every day, In what will eventually decide the destiny of Malaya. I I am sure I am as concern ed and curious as any othci "daughter" here, because during the...  (409 words)
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  • The problem of the datin [Articles]
    The problem of the datin CAN ANT of your readers enlighten m e on the following: "I am under the impression that if a gentleman it bestowed with the honour "DATO," his wife automatically becomes a "DATIN but am I correct? If so, supposing the DATO has more than one...  (75 words)
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  • Dearer rice means higher costs [Articles]
    Dearer rice means higher costs AS ONE who is going to be hard hit by the increase in the price of rice by five cents a kati from next month, I cannot help but express my indignation over the Government move which will raise the high cost of living still...  (162 words)
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  • JAY CYCLISTS IN STORE [Articles]
    JAY CYCLISTS IN STORE A CYCLIST was fined $10 at Muar recently 'or riding in an inefficient manner Prosecutions of a similar nature are certainly long overdue in Singapore. Jay cyclists and bad trisha riders n ust be prosecuted for their own good. There will certainly be fewer cyclists killed...  (115 words)
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  • On the Margin [Articles]
    On the Margin Bread eaters Eating habits -hie hard. Noone knows this more than the authorities who since the liberation have been trying to persuade the rice-eating population of Malaya to turn to foods more In abundance. One major bid was to get the people to use more flour and...  (417 words)
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      THE engagement between Kok Eng. son of the late Mr. Urn Hock Hal and Mrs. Llm Hork Hal. and Pat Len. daughter o! Mr. and Mr«. Thong Tet Hiii was announced In Kuala Lutnpu* recently SITUATIONS VACANT vUNIOR Accounts Clerk required by British Insurance Company. Apply In writing to P.O...  (806 words)
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  • U.S. RACIAL SNUB ANNOYS [Articles + Illustrations]
    U.S. RACIAL SNUB ANNOYS leaders protest at the colour bar of waitresses I ABOUR and trade unirm leaders in Singapore yesterday criticised the way a Malayan labour leader, Mr. S. Thava Rajah, has been treated in America. Mr. Rajah, in the U.S. for 90 days as a guest )f the...  (303 words)
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  • Labour HERE IS WHAT A NEGRO HAS TO SAY ABOUT IT [Articles]
    Labour HERE IS WHAT A NEGRO HAS TO SAY ABOUT IT AN official of the United States Information Service in Singapore told the < straits Times yesterday: j The best authority on the treatment of Negroes in the United States is a Negro. For several days there have been Negroes...  (187 words)
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  • Man cleared of robbery [Articles]
    Man cleared of robbery Ong Tian Swee, accused of robbing a Chinese couple at Marine Parade on the night of Dec. 30, was acquitted at the Singapore Assizes yesterday. Ong was retried following an order of the Full Court of Criminal Appeal. The jury found him innocent. Ong was alleged...  (75 words)
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  • CHRISTENING IN A LINER [Articles + Illustrations]
    CHRISTENING IN A LINER IT S COLD and I want to go home. Nine-month-old Natalia Tairoff looks apprehensively upon her Greek Orthodox Church christening in the Portuguese liner Timor in Singapore yesterday. Natalia's parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. Tairofl are WhJJte Russians who have made their home In Singapore. They...  (151 words)
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  • Youth meeting [Articles]
    Youth meeting Singapore Christian Youth Council will hold its monthly committee meeting at the V.M.C.A., Orchard Road, today at 5.30 p.m. All affiliated organisations are asked to send their representatives.  (30 words)
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  • Sanctioned by Queen [Articles]
    Sanctioned by Queen The Queen has sanctioned the following promotions and admissions to the Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem. For admission In the grade of OfflrcT iiwslfeerj: Dr. D. P. Mclmynt. F.R.C.S ai:c Mr Yeo Koon Uuan. I M BE For Ibe promotion to the...  (175 words)
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  • Gay musical in S'pore [Articles]
    Gay musical in S'pore Members of the Girls' Club j faced the footlights at the Vic.oria Theatre, Singapore, last night when they presented the gay musical "Shew Business of 1952" to aid the club's building fund. Highlight was c modern dance interpretation of "The Legend of Frankie and Johnnie", featuring...  (100 words)
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  • Spore Court of Criminal Appeal [Articles]
    Spore Court of Criminal Appeal A short sitting of the full Court of Criminal Appeal will be held in the Singapore High Court this morning.  (25 words)
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  • Python was dead [Articles]
    Python was dead A dead python was found on the roadside at Cross Street, Singapore, yesterday. No one knew where it came from.  (23 words)
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  • Wires kept humming [Articles]
    Wires kept humming The Singapore Telecommunications Department handled 339,381 telegrams during the first six months of this year. The inland telephone trunk service brought in $165,858 for the January-April period. There were 3,801 inward and outward calls to Britain. Hong Kong and Australia from January to June, for $47,000.  (49 words)
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  • Fresh air cost $495 [Articles]
    Fresh air cost $495 A Chinese living in Tanjong Rhu, Singapore, likes lots of fresh air during sleep. He lost $495.50 because of it. He went to bed on Tuesday with all his bedroom windows open. In the morning he found his wrist watch worth $170, three fountain pens valued...  (74 words)
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  • Police trainees donate blood [Articles]
    Police trainees donate blood me Singapore tJiooa nan* received another welcome supply yesterday when recruits lrom the Police Training School went along and donated blood. The donors later returned to school, and carried on with their training.  (37 words)
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  • Durhams call at S'pore [Articles]
    Durhams call at S'pore Till. Ist. Battalion, Durham Light Infantry, reached Singapore in the Empire TrOoper yesterday They arc on their wiv to Korea. After a route march in the I afternoon, some of the men ivere given shore leave last night. Also aboard the Empire Trooper were a number...  (66 words)
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  • WHY CHINESE DID NOT RESPOND [Articles]
    WHY CHINESE DID NOT RESPOND Recruiting campaigns clashed KUALA LUMPUR, Wednesday. /CHINESE leaders here are confident that Chines youths will volunteer more readily in the next drive for Federation Regiment recruits. They give two reasons why the recent drive failed to get better response from Chinese insufficient propaganda and distraction...  (196 words)
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  • Ex-teacher is charged with theft [Articles]
    Ex-teacher is charged with theft A CHARGE of theft of Jewellery, valued at $1,075, was explained to Pang Swee Lin, a former schoolmistress, before the Singapore Fourth Police Magistrate. Mr. E. H. D'Netto, yesterday. She was alleged to have stolen the articles, belonging to a woman. Tan Peck Liang, from...  (70 words)
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  • COUNCILLORS9 GREETINGS [Articles]
    COUNCILLORS 9 GREETINGS Christmas cards bearing the coat of Arms of the City of Singapore, will be available to City Councillors this year.  (23 words)
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  • Quick work saves attap [Articles]
    Quick work saves attap Prompt action by Singapore j Fire Brigade yesterday saved most of a stack of attap which caught fire in Kampong Chia Heng. The brigade dealt with three lallang fires yesterday. Two thousand square yards of grassland was burnt in Dunearn Road and lallang fires were put...  (57 words)
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  • Smeared woman's face with chilly [Articles]
    Smeared woman's face with chilly KUANTAN, Wed.— A woman, Zainab binte Samsudln, was fined $25 at Kuantati for assaulting, another woman, Maimimah. It was alleged that Samsudin smeared Maimunah's face with chilly.  (32 words)
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  • Cigar men on strike [Articles]
    Cigar men on strike JOHORE BAHRU, Wea.— Johore Bahru cigar workers began their strike on Tuesday after a last minute effort to i bring employers and workers j to terms had failed. Employers made a final j offer °f another 25 cents per day but this was rejected. Workers demanded...  (58 words)
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  • Broadcast of RMN ceremony [Articles]
    Broadcast of RMN ceremony At 9.45 p.m. tomorrow, Radio Malaya will broadcast a recorded account of the ceremony to mark the bestowal of the title "Royal Malayan Navy" on the Malayan Naval Force by t the Queen. The ceremony takes place at 11 a.m The broadcast will be on the...  (52 words)
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  • MALAYANS! [Articles]
    MALAYANS! 'BLIND MAN'S LIFE NOT ONE OF DARKNESS 9 Expert tells K.L. Rotarians KUALA LUMPUR, Wednesday A NEW world outlook had changed the ives of blind people from "a mere negativ? existence to positive usefulness," Sir Clutha MacKenzie, a world expert on blind welfare, told Rot irians in Ku i...  (239 words)
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  • Coulson Gilmer: verdict reserved [Articles]
    Coulson Gilmer: verdict reserved PENANG, Wed PENANG Sessions Court President Mr. B. G. Smith, today reserved his Judgment until Friday at 11 a.m. in the case in which R- A. Coulson-Gilmer, former iPen an g manager of iShriro (China) Ltd., is charged with criminal bieach of trust of $6 125...  (211 words)
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  • Retrial order by appeal court [Articles]
    Retrial order by appeal court In the Singapore Apueal Court yesterday, Mr. Juatlce Knight ordered a retrial of a case in which Tan Kirn Song had been convicted and sentenced to six months' imDrisonment in the Police Courts on a charge of permitting his nremises to r^e r.cpr! for er"Oirin<?...  (52 words)
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    • Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
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      I 1 GINGHAMS 1 that wear and wash per yard Si. SO I 1 3 36 inches wide 5 Gay* multi-colours on backgrounr of Pink Blue and Yellow 3 1 Also I BRIGHTLY COLOURED 1 FLORALS 1 per yard 36 inches wide 2 This is Dress Material Week See cur...  (76 words)
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  • 'ALTER FEDERATION SET-UP' PLEA [Articles]
    'ALTER FEDERATION SET-UP' PLEA Communalism being aggravated Purcell man KUALA LUMPUR, Wednesday. ]^|R. F. G. CARNELL, political adviser to Dr. Victor Purcell. who is visiting Malaya to study the living conditions of the Chinese, today urged that the Federation Constitution be revised. He told 300 Chinese at a public lecture...  (271 words)
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  • City Day anniversary cancelled [Articles]
    City Day anniversary cancelled SINGAPORE City Council has cancelled plans for celebrating the first anniversary of City Day. Sept. 22. the City President. Mr. T. P. F. McNeice. said yesterday. M-, MrNeice s.-Jd this decision was taken because the anniversary too closely followed the conferment of the freedom of the...  (174 words)
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  • New members [Articles]
    New members Nearly 200 fiirms and individuals hav e applied to Join Singapore Cheese Chamber of Commerce during the past two months Th« Chamber now has a total membership of about 1.850  (32 words)
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  • New job is created [Articles]
    New job is created The Singapore City Coun- j cil is to create a post of Parks Assistant to look after the hawkers' shelters at the Esplanade and other development schemes in the area. The post carries an initial basic salary of $200 a month. The hawkers shelters are expected...  (59 words)
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  • More land for University [Articles]
    More land for University JOHtl KF iIAHKi:. Wedn-sHay MOlifc laud is to b acquired for the new building <>t the University of Malaya in Johore :i.ihru. The senior missionary in Johore of the Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church in England has been notified by the Government that 308 acres...  (63 words)
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  • TRIBUTE TO LOYAL ROTARIAN [Articles]
    TRIBUTE TO LOYAL ROTARIAN SINGAPORE Rotarlans yesterday observed a minute's silence in memory of their immediate past president. Mr. K. M. Engelmann, who died of heart failure in Sydney on Aug. 20 while on holiday in Australia. Their president, Mr. Alfred H. Hogg, said: "Tinker was one of our most...  (107 words)
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  • Carpenter found hanging [Articles]
    Carpenter found hanging TELUK ANSON. Wed.— Goh Sin Choon, 63, a carpenter, was found hanging in hLs room at Changkat Jong Road. TeluK Anson. The discovery was made by Goh's chief tenant, Mr. Cecil Talbot. who reported to the police.  (40 words)
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  • THEY WANT TO BE VACCINATED [Articles + Illustrations]
    THEY WANT TO BE VACCINATED THIS QUEUE was seen outside the Kreta Ayer Government Clinic yesterday, the seventh day of the island-wide smallpox vaccination campaign in Singapore. More than half the 1,500 people vaccinated at this centre yesterday were children. Straits Times picture.  (43 words)
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  • Poppy appeal will be bigger, better [Articles]
    Poppy appeal will be bigger, better 350,000 FLOWERS ARRIVE KUALA UffIKPUR, Wednesday. PLANS are being drawn top to make the Poppy Day appeal in Malaya this year bigger and more nighty organised than in previous years. More than 310,000 small poppies, 40.000 giant poppies and a large collection of other...  (247 words)
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  • STAMPS FOR POPPY FUND [Articles]
    STAMPS FOR POPPY FUND THIS year, Singapore's Poppy Day appeal will be backed- by sports and social programmes, while Penang is also appealing to everybody Ito send in used postage stamps to help the Fund. The Penang Poppy Day Fund was greatly helped last year by stamps which were forwarded...  (160 words)
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  • HE DECIDED TO PAY [Articles]
    HE DECIDED TO PAY JOHORE BAHRU, Wed.— For moving 12 tahils of biscuits in the Plentong area without a permit, Seng Chan Seng was fined $5 today. Seng told the court that he had only three dollars, but when he was told that the alternative was two days' imprisonment, he...  (54 words)
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  • Sultan in Zurich [Articles]
    Sultan in Zurich JOHORE BAHRU. Wed.— The Sultan of Johore has left England for Switzerland  (15 words)
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  • SHIP-JUMPER LANDS IN HOT WATER [Articles]
    SHIP-JUMPER LANDS IN HOT WATER PRIVATE Robert Morete, of the French Foreign Legion, went overboard from the French troopship Oregon in the Straits of Malacca on Sunday. He was picked up by a passing ship and is now under detention in Singapore by the Immigration authorities. He committed a technical...  (82 words)
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  • SHENTON WAY: NEW DEEP BORING GEAR [Articles]
    SHENTON WAY: NEW DEEP BORING GEAR I YEW deep-boring equipment, for p'ling tests at 11 Singapore's Shenton Way, wher~ mv ti-milli n I dollar building projects are held up due t9 lack of I rock foundations, is expected to arrive from Bri.tain soon. Lessees of three building lots there have...  (289 words)
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  • Full payment of claims on Germany [Articles]
    Full payment of claims on Germany (""JLAIMS amounting to about $325,000 against German assets totalling $3,700,000 in Singapore are to be paid in full. Mr W G. Alcock. Custodian of Enemy Property, told the Straits Times yesterday. He said he hoped to complete payments before the end of the year....  (123 words)
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  • Wives have to pay [Articles]
    Wives have to pay The free admission concession granted to Singapore City Councillors to the Jalan Besar stadium is not to be extended to their wives. A Council committee which earlier recommended extension of this concession has now reversed it§ recommendation The committee also decided to review in November the...  (63 words)
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  • Three fined on lottery charges [Articles]
    Three fined on lottery charges PENANG. Wed.— Koay Choo Beng and Hang Cheang Weng were fined $2,000 each for assisting in the management of the "100 characters" lottery on Aug. 19 at Paya Terubong. Penang. Both had pleaded guilty to the charge. Lim Keng Hoe was fined $7 for buying...  (54 words)
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  • One more card to carry [Articles]
    One more card to carry rE Singapore City Councillors will soon each get a new card of introduction which will have his or her photograph affixed to it. The City Secretary has told the Councillors that the reason for having photographs on the new cards was in order to make...  (85 words)
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  • Page 8 Advertisements

    • Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      ftl Blft^ IT BRITAIN S BEST HUUIII bicyclf for Reliability and Strength A PRODUCT OF RALEIGH INDUSTRIES""""*'^ ;jss^ LIMITED. NOTTINGHAM. ENGLAND 'Yi^Xh" 1 There Over M years' manuf.u tunng ex- QTG OVGT ptrience haw produced in the Ruder 80 VGQTS' Whltworth bicycle a machine renowned 6XD6rJCnC& for its reliability, strength,...  (130 words)
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    • Page 8 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      W/4 q^i a. /cr 1 And what a soothing and comforting one it is "That Cow Gate Baby Powder is really delightful," says Mummy, "it seems to soothe and comfort Baby more than anything else." Yes, and it seems to soothe and comfort other people too," says Daddy, looking up...  (196 words)
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  • Page 8 Miscellaneous

    • Page 8 Miscellaneous Column 1 [Miscellaneous]
      A B-% 7.30 Soliano Trio; 7.45 Hit 7 News; 7.15 Radio Scientist; 9 SlNuArQllE Parade; 8.15 Youth Takeg The Record Review; 9.30 News; 9.45— Air: 8.45 Classical Requests; 9.30 10.00 Cowboy Songs. 10 a.m. News; 10.05 Music News; 9.45 Alfredo Antononi ■__>_- While You Work; 10.45 Como Orch.; 10 Over...  (248 words)
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  • DECLINE OF THE WAIST [Articles + Illustrations]
    DECLINE OF THE WAIST %WATCH out for your wastline! Paris and London have designs or your shape in the coming season. Looking through some fash. on cuttings I find the first attempt to abandon the natural waist started in the Autumn of 1945, just before Christian Dior launched his '"New...  (166 words)
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  • PLUMAGE FOR THE LADIES [Articles + Illustrations]
    PLUMAGE FOR THE LADIES IT will be a case of taking care not to ruffle a girl's feathers in Paris next Autumn for the kings of fashion in the capital of fashion have decreed that the well-dressed woman is to wear plenty of plumage. This model is by Jean Barthet.  (50 words)
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  • LOOK AFTER YOUR HANDS [Articles]
    LOOK AFTER YOUR HANDS Many women in Malaya are fortunate in being spared the effects of housework on their hands. Here is a point programme to keep your hands feminine and attractive: I.— CLEANLINESS: Wash them often, scrubbing nails and knuckles using a nail shampoo. 2.— PROTECTION: Always use gloves...  (79 words)
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  • Fashion bid by LATINS [Articles]
    Fashion bid by LATINS ITALY and Spain nay 1 well and truly entere 1 the wor d rt haute co.i ture and Ihe older- s tabHshed fashion mtions are looking to their laurels Italy has already shown that clo-hes with line, style and fashion sense can be designed outside London...  (264 words)
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  • Where 'wimmen' rule the roost [Articles]
    Where 'wimmen' rule the roost \WHAT is it like to be ruled by a "petticoat governmerit" to live in a community where women have 3i-l the say? To find out, KENN PASSINCHAM paid a visit to the beauty spot village of Bishop's Ichington, South Warwickshire, England. There, for three years,...  (542 words)
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  • Mrs. Ip may be first Chinese champion [Articles + Illustrations]
    Mrs. Ip may be first Chinese champion LTAM TOURNEY STARTS TODAY THE annual Malayan lawn tennis championships begin at Penang today and, apart from the fact that the weather may be more unsettled at the end of August than at its beginning, there is promise that we shall see tennis...  (641 words)
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  • GARRISON LGE FINAL [Articles]
    GARRISON LGE FINAL KUALA LUMPUR Wed. VTALAYA SIGNALS REGIMENT 1 and 55 Coy (RASC) meet In the Garrison League Shield final at HQ on Saturday. On their league record 55 Coy are firm favourites but the Signals -ire capable of causing a surprise result. This Is how the teams finished...  (77 words)
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  • Ip has been star turn since 1949 [Articles + Illustrations]
    Ip has been star turn since 1949 I AST year's Malayan tennis tournament with Bee away and without contestants from abroad was a singularly poor affair, saved from total drabness by the presence of Ip and Beaty who had just too easy a passage into the final It brought comparisons,...  (437 words)
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  • Oliver holds record for most wins [Articles]
    Oliver holds record for most wins MOT a single Chinese girl has won either the women's singles or doubles or mixed doubles in the Malayan tennis championships. The Malayan tennis championships began in 1921 when only the men's singles event was held. In 1925 the women's singles fas added but...  (137 words)
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  • World record [Articles]
    World record PARIS, Wed. The Belgian Olympic runner, Gaston Reiff, set up a new world record for two miles here yesterday by covering the distance In eight minutes 40.4 seconds. The previous record of 8 mln. 42.8 sec. was set up by Oundar Haegg in Stockholm in 1944 Reuter  (49 words)
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  • SLOW PROGRESS IN MALAYA CUP NORTH ZONE [Articles]
    SLOW PROGRESS IN MALAYA CUP NORTH ZONE By Our Soccer Reporter VLTHILE Singapore, southern zone finalists in the Malaya Cup, must languish until mid-October waiting for the final the north and east zones move slowly to their conclusion. The northern zone Is not likely to be completed for another month...  (421 words)
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  • U.K. SOCCER [Articles]
    U.K. SOCCER LONDON. Wed. Yesterday's U.K. football results were: DIV. I— Burnley 3, Stoke City 2; DIV. 3 (N)— Oldham^Ath 5. Darlington 0; DIV. 3 (B)—Bristol City 0, Mill wall 0; Ulster Cup Bangor 0. LlnHeld 2; Glentoran 5. Crusaders 0. Rugby league results were: Dewsburj 7, Castleford 1«; Keighley...  (54 words)
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  • Turpin to fight for Empire title [Articles]
    Turpin to fight for Empire title LONDON, Wtd— The British Boxing Board of Control has decided that should a contest be arranged between Randolph Turpin, British and European champion, and George Angelo, South African tltleholder, they will recognise It as for the vacant Empire middleweight championship. The nght between Teddy...  (79 words)
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  • SCHOOLS URGED TO AID TENNIS [Articles]
    SCHOOLS URGED TO AID TENNIS PENANO. Wed. rERE is a lack of interest in tennis among local youths, Mr. Soon Cheng Sun, president of the Penang Lawn Tennis Association, said yesterday at the prize-giving at the conclusion of this year's Penang open tennis championships at the Penang Sports Club. Mr....  (262 words)
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  • More scope for Servicemen -SJRFC [Articles]
    More scope for Servicemen -SJRFC J OHO RE BAHRU. Wed. QERVICEMEN will In future be able to take a greater share In the South Jobore Rugby Pcotball Club's activities as a result of an amendment to Rule 4 At the Club's annual general meeting held recently, a clause was added...  (311 words)
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  • Page 10 Advertisements

    • Page 10 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      HUMBER SUPER SNIPE Saloon Touring Limousine sffMSaPMrl I .T>«is»*l3aWs A FULL SIX SEATER... 5-80 M P. H. IN TOP GEAR An outstanding new model ot a famous British marque with exceptional seating and luggage accommodation. The new Humt-er Super Snipe combines vivid acceleration and biilliant top gear performance with superb...  (131 words)
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    • Page 10 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      otiVl/IbTIL DECORATIVE TILES ARE THE CHOICE FOR FLOORS WHAT ARE THEY? }emasti< Decorative Tile* are one o* the most advanced forms of floor I covennß available They are produced by i specia 1 process from blended asbestos anc mineral fillers with resin binders in a wide ran«e of carefully chosen...  (576 words)
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  • 6⅝ CENTS DROP IN 4 DAYS [Articles]
    6⅝ CENTS DROP IN 4 DAYS Another 1/2 cent decline in price of rubber By Our Market Correspondent RUBBER again lost half a cent on the Singapoi market yesterday and September first gra< closed at 78? cents a lb. Since Friday of last week (four days) the price has now...  (207 words)
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  • World trade reached new peak in 1951 [Articles]
    World trade reached new peak in 1951 NEW YORK. Wed. rPHE value, m well aa the volume, x of world trade reached an alltime peak in 1951 under the influence of huge defence requirements of Uie Western world following the Korean conflict. United Nations economists reported today. The total world...  (136 words)
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  • No marked price trend in Australian stocks [Articles]
    No marked price trend in Australian stocks From Our Own Correspondent MELBOURNE, Wed. DASE metal and gold shares again provided the greatest activity in Stock Exchange trading today. There was. however, no marked tread In prices. Rates generally were close to recent advanced levels. General investments fluctuated variably on light...  (159 words)
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  • Wall Street [Articles]
    Wall Street NEW YORK. Wed.—The Irregular price pattern of recent New York markets continued with activity again on Wall Street yesterday and was confined to a minimum of stock transfers The close was Irregular.  (34 words)
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  • TIN:$479¼ A PICUL [Articles]
    TIN:$479¼ A PICUL SINGAPORE, Wed Aug. 27.-KJ9.25 s picul (unchanged).  (10 words)
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  • Copra steady, pepper up $5 [Articles]
    Copra steady, pepper up $5 'THE price for copra w«s steady tn Singapore yesterday and business wa£ done at $26 per picul f.o.b, with further buyers. Sellers were $261. Coconut oil was M^'i buyers picul f.0.b., with sellers $42. On the Produce Exchange the price of Muntok (white) pepper went...  (81 words)
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  • New York price [Articles]
    New York price \JO. 1 R.S.S. September Hn l^ O.S. cents): Monday's Tuesday's closing dosing 25.7S bid 28-55 bid 28.85 asked. 28.90 asked. Tone: Not steady.  (26 words)
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  • Industrials firm on dull Share Market [Articles]
    Industrials firm on dull Share Market rDUSTRIALS were Inn on the Singapore Share Market yesterday. The rest of the market was dull. Few transactions were reported In rubbers there being no buying interest. Price chang. s announced by the Malayan Share Brokers' Association were aj follows INDUSTRIALS BiTMi SaJan Prater...  (109 words)
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  • SHIPPING [Articles]
    SHIPPING SHIPB alongside the Singapore Harbour Board godowns. or expected there at 7 a.m. today, are— Drente 1/2; Blntang 6: Sedenak 7; Sunnvvilje 8/9- DeucaUon 11: O*nirT^ 13/14; Walrlmu '.5/16; Ore«te« 18. Ransem HeinhU l»/»: llantln N.W.B; Be«1n*d Kerr ai/U; Euryades 23/34: Rajah Brooke Teucer 27/28; Straat Banka M/ 30:...  (72 words)
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  • H.K. EXCHANGE [Articles]
    H.K. EXCHANGE HONG KONG, Wed. Free market currency exchange of Hodr Kong dollars was quoted at -the close today as follows: us»i HK»6.4BVfc (cashV; HKs6.46', (TT.)- HK515.87. One tael of gold HK>3O3%.  (32 words)
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  • Promising year for food crops [Articles]
    Promising year for food crops WORLD food crops appear nromteino: this year acpromising this year, ac cording to the Financial Times. Reviewing prospects, the journal states: "Good grain harvests are expected in Europe. Canada's wheat and coarse grain should again be abundant. In the United States another good year of...  (175 words)
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      t« Mi 2 MANSFIEfcD 4c CO., LTD. tj un (10 Mnee) t** Pnes) p, M|| (Incorpiwtad in Slngopora) AN athat Dapt BLUB FUNNEL LD»« Dapts. Carrier's option ta proceed via ether ports to load and discharge carao SAILINGS ta LIVERPOOL GLASGOW LONDON I CONTINENTAL PORTS Dua Soils P. S'hom Panang...  (1324 words)
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      YarraPalU ~-i~ BEN UNE STEAMSHIP LTD. For UK/CONTINENT Spore p s#holr Penono Benalbanach tor .rverpool, Glosgow. Avor«nouth, Rotterdam Gdn- 3» 3/ 4 Sept f SL^SkfrSl L<>ndOn 29A«,./sS^t ./TS^t 8/lOS^t. 1 SS^! 9 mSS: LooA i^w. «v»»*Pt- gsSrT&S: Si »/>*^ V^v^T^r^rr"'". MW/ *OC 3/4 C S/7Ort. 'ZA*'^?*":... »w/»o« /10Ort 1 So^w*...  (475 words)
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      -Z. EAST ASIATIC LINE SAILINGS FROM SCA^INAVIAN/U.K./CONTINENT "Meanta'-for Bongkok 17/19Sapt. 15/USap. 13/14 Sept. "India" for Bangkok, Saigon? >-— ii/iif-. Hongkong, Manila 17/20 Sept IS/l«Stpt 13/14S^)t. Panama" f* Bangkok. Saigon Y^o& M ta KOb 22/23 Sep. 20/21 Sep. lt/»tß* Lolondto" for Bongkok IS/14 Oct "*t2s!ok fO DD akQrta 31/31 Oct «/30...  (483 words)
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