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The Straits Times, 20 February 1953

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  • Masthead [Title Section]
    The Straits Times FOURTEEN PAGES SINGAPORE, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1953 15 CENTS  (12 words)
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  • Trial by jury may be next step [Articles]
    Trial by jury may be next step 'TRIAL k>s iry nriy soon be introduced in the Federation. The matter is now under consideration by the Federation Government and the Federation Bar Council, the Straits Times was told. Federation lawyers were vrsterriay generally agreed that the assessor system was unsatisfactory in...  (315 words)
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  • COMET WILL BRING MERCY APPEAL [Articles]
    COMET WILL BRING MERCY APPEAL From HALL ROMNEY SIXTY members of Parliament today signed a petition to the Sultan of i Perak asking him to grant a free or conditional pardon to Lee Ten Tai, alias Lee Meng, condemned woman terrorist. The petition, which leaves hv Comet tonight, urges the...  (127 words)
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  • 8 REDS DIE IN TRAP [Articles]
    8 REDS DIE IN TRAP Big air raids on hideouts AMBUSH SUCCESS KUALA LUMPUR, Thursday. THE Communist bandits today had their wors day for months. Nine of them were kille< and two wounded. Eight were killed by two platoons of tht '2 7 Gurkhas operating with the First Gordons in...  (304 words)
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  • FLOOD AID [Articles]
    FLOOD AID Tempter Fund $69,982 KU.»:.A LUMPUR. Thurs. The High Commissioner. Flood Relief Fund, which was opened »n Feb. 9 to help rehove distress among victim! |of the floods in Britain, has reached 569.982. This does not include a donation of £10.000 made by the Federal Government. Singapore Fund $54,148—...  (64 words)
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  • OFFICER SHOT BY MAU MAU [Articles]
    OFFICER SHOT BY MAU MAU NAIROBI. Thurs. A Mau Mau gane fired on two British officers in a midnight ambush in the Thomsons Fails area. One was shot through both legs: the other wa s not hurt. The injured man was driving a car which, in spite of his injuries,...  (57 words)
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  • Strike at a cemetery [Articles]
    Strike at a cemetery NEW YORK. Thurs— More than 550 bodies lay unburied today in 10 New York cemeteries where 200 grave diggers have been on strike since January 7. Many relatives have dug graves and buried their dead themselves because hearse drivers refused to cross cemetery picket lines.— Reuter.  (50 words)
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  • 'QUEEN OF SOUTH AFRICA* [Articles]
    'QUEEN OF SOUTH AFRICA* CAPETOWN. Thurs.— A bill introduced today i^ the House of Assembly by Dr. Daniel Malan. the Prime Minister. gives anew royal style and titles to Queen E'izabeth II a s "Queen of SouV. Africa and of her other realms and territories, head of the Commonwealth." The...  (56 words)
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  • ENGINE TROUBLE [Articles]
    ENGINE TROUBLE SHANNON. Thurs. A Trans-World Constellation flying from Gandrr, Newfoundland, developed engine trouble over the Atlantic today and was escort eri to Shannon. Eire, by another airliner of the same company. Both landed safely. —Reuter.  (36 words)
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  • TOR POLAND' [Articles]
    TOR POLAND' BELGRADE, Thurs.— Yugo Press, the Yugoslav news agency, said last night that the 5.000 tons of Persian oil taken to Venice by the Italian tanker Miriella was destined for Poland.— Reuter.  (33 words)
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  • SYNTHETIC MOVE [Articles]
    SYNTHETIC MOVE WASHINGTON. Thurs.— The Republican Congressman, Mr. Paul Shafer, said yesterday he would introduce a Bill to dispose of the Governmentowned synthetic rubber industry to orivate enterprise.— Reuter.  (29 words)
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  • SNOW CUTS OFF 40,000 [Articles]
    SNOW CUTS OFF 40,000 ROME, Thurs. Towering snowdrifts today isolated 40.000 Italians in five towns high In the Apennines after violent snew storms in the past few days, according to reports reaching here. Reuter.  (34 words)
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  • COLONY WATCHES CEYLON CHOLERA [Articles]
    COLONY WATCHES CEYLON CHOLERA All peoplp entering Singapore from Ceylon will be quarantined. The Singapore Government last night announced that there is cholera in the Jaffna district of Ceylon.  (29 words)
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  • MAN SACKED: 2,000 STRIKE [Articles]
    MAN SACKED: 2,000 STRIKE BIRMINGHAM, Thurs— A strike of 2.000 key workers stopped production lines at the big Austin motor factory here yesterday, and threatened a closure of the whole plant employing 21,000 people. The men walked out in protest against the dismissal of a shop steward. Reuter.  (48 words)
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  • NENE MOVES OUT [Articles]
    NENE MOVES OUT MANILA, T-hurs.— Little Nene. manager of the two Singapore boxers who failed t o appear for their .scheduled fights at the Rizal Stadium here last night, was today reported to have taken his fighters to an unknown place in the suburbs of Manila. The R!zal stadium has...  (60 words)
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  • BOMBERS HIT AGAIN [Articles]
    BOMBERS HIT AGAIN SEOUL, Thurs.— Nearly 200 Allied flghtef-bombers renewed their attacks at a Korean tank and infantry training centre, which was still smoking from yesterday's 400- plane raid. Pilots said today's strike ignited many new flrea.— AP.  (38 words)
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  • WITH AIR REGIMENT [Articles + Illustrations]
    WITH AIR REGIMENT PRIVATE BILL SPEAKMAN. Korea V.C., may come to Malaya. 11, plans to leave his old regiment, the Scottish Borderers, md join the Special Air Service Regiment in Malaya. cables HALL RO.MNEY from London. When Private Speakman sailed from Singapore to Hong Kong on his way to Korea...  (65 words)
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  • Chiang 's aircraft drop supplies to his guerillas [Articles]
    Ch iang 's aircraft drop supplies to his guerillas t TAIPEH. Thursday. TT WAS learned today that Nationalist planes flew 1 deep into Communist-controlled China hinterland late last week and dropped munitions, radio sets and instructions to guerillas wno are a t present engaged in pitched battles with the Chinese...  (180 words)
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  • YOUTHS KNIFE THEN ROB SHOPKEEPER [Articles]
    YOUTHS KNIFE THEN ROB SHOPKEEPER A shopkeeper, aged 42, struggled with four youths armed with knives who last night tried to rob his shop at the eighth mile, Tampenis Road. Singapore. Four young thugs wearing masks knocked on the door of Peh Teck Hock's shop. Peh's daughter, aged 16. opened...  (113 words)
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  • 15 HELD IN SWOOP [Articles]
    15 HELD IN SWOOP —C.I. D. raids underworld A FORMER detective was among 15 suspects arrested by the C.I.D. in a swoop on the Colony's underworld haunts yesterday. Victims of armed hold-ups were called to C.I.D. headquarters last night to identify the suspects Singapore"s Assistant Commissioner C.1.D.. Mr J.M.McN. Maclean,...  (90 words)
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  • NO BLOCKADE ON WIIMA, SAY PORT OFFICIALS [Articles]
    NO BLOCKADE ON WIIMA, SAY PORT OFFICIALS SINGAPORE Government has not put a blockade on the Red China-bound Finnish tanker Hiim.i. which has lain off the Sultan Shoal lighthouse, Singapore, for the last nine days. This was said yesterday by Singapore Master Attendant. Commander L. P. Lane. It was repeated...  (464 words)
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  • Britain rallies to Dooley HELP FROM ALL [Articles]
    Britain rallies to Dooley HELP FROM ALL PRESTON. Thu.-s. SPORTS-LOVING B /Ham rallied to the aid of Derek Dooley, tragically stricken national soccer star, with cash and job offers a s he lay seriously ill in a hospital here today. Dooley. his athCetic career cut short at 23 by the...  (273 words)
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  • SITUATION 'GRIM' [Articles]
    SITUATION 'GRIM' WASHINGTON. Thurs. Congressional leaders of both the Democratic and Republican parties reviewed the wortd military situation with President Eisenhower today A House member said later it was a portrayal of "a grim picture.'' The leaders spent 90 m!nute s with Mr. Eisenhower -A.P.  (45 words)
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  • Butcher boycott [Articles]
    Butcher boycott SAN FRANCISCO, Thurs. The AFL Butchers' Uni On has threatened to call a walk-out in any California meat market that handles low-priced frozen New Zealand beef.— A.P.  (29 words)
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  • NEW PENALTIES [Articles]
    NEW PENALTIES NAIROBI. Thurs. New e £?A c m r 5 e ncy regulations published today make it an offence, with a liability to ten years' imprisonment fcr anyone to associate with nnd assist suspected persons Reuter.  (37 words)
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  • PAPER BANNED [Articles]
    PAPER BANNED PARIS. Thurs. France today banned the Spanish anarchist newspaper Ruta published by exiles in Paris for contravening Press regulations and printing articles -likely to create difficulties on the diplomatic plane."— Reuter.  (33 words)
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  • DEFENCE QUERY [Articles]
    DEFENCE QUERY LONDON. Thurs- The Br Itish Government i s to be asked i n the House of Lord s for details of the five-nation military staff group nn w being plamed to deal with the defence of South-East Asia Reuter.  (41 words)
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  • Living 'pay' may be reviewed [Articles]
    Living 'pay' may be reviewed THE Singapore and Federation Governments are likely to review the whole question of cost of living and "family" allowances to their employees as a result of a meeting between members of the two legislatures which took place in Singapore on Wednesday. The Federation representatives wet...  (262 words)
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  • Second tanker spotted [Articles]
    Second tanker spotted WASHINGTON. Thurs.— A second FinnLsn tanker, loaded with jet fuel for Communist warplanes, has been spotted in the Mediterranean by Western security accnts. But American officials believe the ship's operators may have changed their minds about hauling its highly strategic cargo to Communist China. The .ship, the...  (74 words)
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  • Page 1 Advertisements

  • FUNERAL OF INDIAN MINISTER [Articles + Illustrations]
    FUNERAL OF INDIAN MINISTER FILL MILITARY HONOURS were paid to Gopalaswami Ayyangar, late Indian Defence Minister, when he was cremated at Madras. The body was laid on a gun carriage for the two-mile drive to the cremation ground. Thousands lined the route.  (42 words)
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  • PRESS COUNCIL [Articles]
    PRESS COUNCIL LONDON, Thurs.— Britain's newspaper owners and organisations representing journalists, have agreed on draft proposals for the formation of a press council. Reuter.  (24 words)
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  • CHINESE LOOT TOWN IN NORTH BURMA [Articles]
    CHINESE LOOT TOWN IN NORTH BURMA [CHINESE guerillas attack Muse, 80 miies north o p.'iest and inflicting 35 a Burmese garrison. Burmese Army sources in Rangoon identified the guerrillas &s Chinese Nationalists and confirmed that the attack took place last Monday Mor c than 10.000 Chinese guerillas are operating inside...  (92 words)
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  • Ike appoints ambassadot [Articles]
    Ike appoints ambassadot WASHINGTON. Thurs President Eisenhower today named Mr. Karl L. Rankin as United States Ambassador to Nationalist China. Mr. Rankin has been acting charge D'Affaires at Taipeh, Formosa, since I August 1950.  (34 words)
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  • 4 A great step forward against cancer [Articles]
    4 A great step forward against cancer MADRID. Thursday DR. WALTER KI'HLMEY, 53, a bald bespectacled German scientist, yesterday announced "a great step forward in the fight against cancer." Spanish cancer specialists called the German's work "interesting" after he had lectured the Spanish Cancer Institute on 50 "hopeless" cases he...  (170 words)
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  • BERLIN WILL BE HELD, RUSSIA TOLD [Articles]
    BERLIN WILL BE HELD, RUSSIA TOLD BERLIN. Thurs. rIE United States Hip,h Commissioner, Dr. James B. Conant, last night gave Russia a biunt warning that the Eisenhower Administration would defend Berlin "as an unshaken outpost of the Western world." Dr. Conant also promised that th e United States would oppose...  (127 words)
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  • CASUALTIES [Articles]
    CASUALTIES WASHINGTON. Thurs. TTnitrd Statrs rasualtirs in Korea reached 130.003 today, an increase of 274 since lait urck. .v.v.v.v.s-.v.sv.vw.*.-.*.-. 1  (20 words)
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  • Page 2 Advertisements

    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      PUBLIC APPOINTMENTS VACANCIES exist for qualified Civil Engineers. Mechanical Engineers and Architects in the Malayan i Public Works Department. For de- tills apply to the Director of P'lbilc Works. Federation of Malaya. P.O. Box No. 1047, Kuala Lumpur. Applications are Invited for the i pt.ft of Health Inspector In the...  (1013 words)
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Advertisements]
      NOTICES NATURALISATION NOTICE Is hereby given that Ooh Ah Eng, alias Ooh Meh Moh, of 50 Armenian Street, Singapore, Is applying to the Governor for naturalisation, and that any person who knows why naturalisation should not be granted, should oend a written and signed statement of the fac's to the...  (745 words)
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 [Advertisements]
      NOTICE MALAYAN BREWERIES LIMITED (Incorporated In Singapore) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Second Interim Dividend of 6 cents per Ordinary Stock Unit and 6 cents per Management Share both less 30% Income tax has been declared by the Directors on account of the financial year ending 30th June 1953...  (702 words)
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 5 [Advertisements]
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  • FAR EAST AGREEMENT [Articles]
    FAR EAST AGREEMENT Britain, France and U.S. to build closer military liaison PARIS, Thursday. y FRENCH Ministry spokesman said today that the United States, Britain and France were close to agreement on co-ordinating and building close liaison between their military commands in the Far East. The purpose of the co-ordination,...  (249 words)
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  • REPORT SAYS MORE TANKERS ARE EN ROUTE FOR PERSIA [Articles]
    REPORT SAYS MORE TANKERS ARE EN ROUTE FOR PERSIA TEHERAN. Thursday. \|R PARKIDEH. chairman of the Persian Nationalised Oil Sales Commission, told reporte.-s today that the Italian Supo: Company had already sent more tankers out to Persia. Th r Italian Supor Company were the charterers of the Italian tanker Mirirlla....  (153 words)
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  • 'Quit CanaF talks may start soon [Articles]
    'Quit CanaF talks may start soon CAIRO. Thurs. JJ'GYPT will next week ask for the evacuation of British trooDs from the Suez Canal, a Government spokesman said in Cairo today. The Premier. Gen. Mohamed Naguib. will hand the British Ambassador, Sir Ralph Stevenson, a ncte asking the British Government to...  (178 words)
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  • Operation on star [Articles]
    Operation on star HOLLYWOOD. Thurs.— Film j actor Dick Powell was operated I for appendicitis today.— U.P.  (17 words)
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  • I did not intend to shoot, says corporal [Articles]
    I did not intend to shoot, says corporal FAYID (Suez Canal Zonei. Thurs. BRITISH Corporal Harry Richard Page, accused of murderinp an Egyptian stall holder with a burst from his Stengun told a court martial today: "I had no intention of shooting." "I felt rather ashamed of running away," he...  (184 words)
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  • AMERICA LEFTS PRICE CONTROLS [Articles]
    AMERICA LEFTS PRICE CONTROLS WASHINGTON. Thurs.— The Government yesterday lifted price controls from milk, butter, ice-cream and other dairy products. Drugs, cosmetics, coal and most service charees such a.< for car, radio, and television repairs were also freed. Reuter.  (39 words)
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  • HUNT BY 1200 [Articles]
    HUNT BY 1200 TEL :VIV. Thurs— Police today detained a 30-year-old Iraqi immigrant after a search by 1200 men for a eytllst, who raped and killed Racrl Levinc, four-and-half. in a grove on the city's outskirts— Reuter.  (37 words)
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  • Dog that saved a patrol [Articles]
    Dog that saved a patrol SAN FRANTISCO. Thurs. THE GOLDEN Gate German Shepherd Dog Club of Northern California was so stirred to hear about the exploits of war dog York in Korea that it otTrred tnday to make him and his trainer honorary members. York is a hie five-year-old black...  (174 words)
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  • Dulles talks of blockade plans [Articles]
    Dulles talks of blockade plans Mr. Dalles, ftddresslng his first Press conference since taking (ifflrr. said in answer to questions about the possibility of a naval blockade that the question of action to interrupt, or at least minimise the flow of military material to the Chinese Communists had beon "under...  (123 words)
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  • DEFENCELESS [Articles]
    DEFENCELESS THE HAGUE. Thurs.— About half of Holland's dykes are broken, leaving the country defenceless against heavy storms, Mr. A 6. Maris, Director General of State Waterways, snid here today. Reuter.  (31 words)
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  • RAN OFF RUNWAY [Articles]
    RAN OFF RUNWAY rome. Thin.-; An Egyptian Air Force Gloster Meteor |el plane was .siiriitiy damaged yesterday when it ran ofT the runway at Rome's Clapino airport The pilot was not hurt.— UP.  (33 words)
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  • NONE BETTER [Articles]
    NONE BETTER SYDNEY. Thurs.—Lieutenant General W Bridgeford declared here today there was no better fighting division in Korea than the British Commonwealth Division. Reuter.  (24 words)
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  • 3-POWER TALKS [Articles]
    3-POWER TALKS ATHENS, Thurs— Talks will bo-:in today to draft a political agreement between Greece, Yugoslavia and Turkey, the Greek Foreign Office said last night. Reuter.  (26 words)
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  • THE PICTURE THAT ANGERED A NATION [Articles + Illustrations]
    THE PICTURE THAT ANGERED A NATION THE PICTURE ABOVE caused an uproar in Belgium. It shows King Badauin 'left) Kith his step mother, Princess tic Rethy and his father. King Leopold, in the French rivicra. They were on holiday there vhile Belgium mm distressed by Europe's heavy floods And this...  (93 words)
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  • Call for York air crash inquiry [Articles]
    Call for York air crash inquiry LONDON. Thursday. 4 BRITISH Air Charter Company. Skyways, of London, is pressing for an r% early inquiry into reports of sabotage i n connection with the mysterious disappearance of one of its York airliners in the North Atlantic on February 2. The airliner was...  (117 words)
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  • Turkish delight [Articles + Illustrations]
    Turkish delight STRAIGHT FROM the Turkey of Osmanli Sultans came the inspiration for this Schiaparelli turban hat of concertinapleat shantung in red, white and black. The oriental splendour of the turban is enhanced by the diamond cb°p and pentiant ear-rings, designed by Mellerio, which put the cost of the hat...  (53 words)
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  • ALL FORGIVEN BY AMNESTY [Articles]
    ALL FORGIVEN BY AMNESTY PARIS, Thursaay. rE FRENCH National Assembly e^rly today voted an amnesty for 12 Alsatian conscripts sentenced to hard labour for their share in the 1944 massacre at Oradour Sur Gla nc The House had earlier stood in silence tor one minute in memory of the 642...  (156 words)
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  • Von Kuechler free [Articles]
    Von Kuechler free BERLIN, Thursday. rE man who led German's invasion of Poland, which set off World War 11. was released from the Air<>ricancontrolled war criminals camp here today Former Field Marshal von Kuechler. nb w 72. and In Lad health since his recent heart attack. wa s granted medical...  (79 words)
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  • SEVAN AGAIN TALKS OF A THIRD 'PEACE' BLOC [Articles]
    SEVAN AGAIN TALKS OF A THIRD 'PEACE' BLOC NEW DELHI, Thurs. MR. ANEURIN SEVAN, British Labour leader, told correspondents here yesterday that Britain could remain in the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and still I form part of a third group of nations working for peace. Mr Revan was replying to...  (257 words)
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  • LONDON STOCKS [Articles]
    LONDON STOCKS LONDON, Thurs. /CONDITIONS were rather quletw on the Stork Market today and early hesitanre led to a mixed price pa'tein. Forripn bonds were fractionally harder In fmall trading with Greek issues receiving speculative support. Small lowering of values were noted in giltedged but considerable volume of small buying...  (296 words)
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  • LONDON TIN [Articles]
    LONDON TIN LONDON. Feb. 19. Cash Buyers £959; Sellers £960; Forward Buyers £937; Sellers £938: Settlement £959 (down MM). Turnover a.m. 45 tons; p.m. 55.  (25 words)
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  • LONDON RUBBER [Articles]
    LONDON RUBBER IX7NDON. Feb. 18— Spot 22 .d M:.'h 2?-: a. Apr-Ana 2C\ri JulT'Btpt. 22';-il. O I -D'"'-. 22 -d Keb ciT. 22 ',d. Mar. c.i.f. 22 \d April r if. 22 \ri. Market Se Uerr, reserved.  (37 words)
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  • CIGS ON WAY TO KENYA [Articles]
    CIGS ON WAY TO KENYA FAYED (Suez canal), Thurs. Genera] Sir John Harding, Chief of the British Imperial General Staff, arrived here today by air. He will stay with General Sir Brian Robertson Commander-in-Chief. British Middle East Land Forces and fly on to Kenya tomorrow. Reuter.  (46 words)
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  • GOING HOME [Articles]
    GOING HOME TEL AVIV. Thurs.—Thirtynine members of the Soviet legation staff here, recalled when thi* Soviet Union severed diplomatic relations with Israel last week. will embark for home tomorrow.— UP. I  (31 words)
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  • Page 3 Advertisements

    • Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE FISH? If its CANADIAN RED SPRING SALMON just cast a line into your nearest Cold Storage branch and be prepared to land a succulent pound or two of real fish! It's fresh and the flavour frozen in. SINGAPORE COLD STORAGE CO., LTD. Imperial CORNED I! ID El'...  (240 words)
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  • ONLY $950 DOWN AND THESE MEN HAVE A HOUSE [Articles]
    ONLY $950 DOWN AND THESE MEN HAVE A HOUSE Government fixes easy payments pACILITIES to encourage Singapore government officers to buy their own houses have been agreed upon by the Government and the Federal and Colonial Building Society. With a down payment as low as $950 an officer can now...  (244 words)
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  • TRADE TALK [Articles]
    TRADE TALK Mr. D. F. Karmarkar, Minister of Commerce for the Government of India, will addre.ss a public meetins on "India's commercial relations" at the Indian Association premises in Singapore at 5.15 p.m. on Feb. 22.  (36 words)
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  • Singapore Archery flub dance [Articles + Illustrations]
    Singapore Archery flub dance THE OVERGROWN BOY under the speared pomelo is 6ft-6in Jack Sullivan, committee member of the Singapore Archery Club. The man who put the arrows there was Mr. Ron Knight, champion Malayan bowman. It was the William Tell act which climaxed the Archery Club dance at Raffles...  (62 words)
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  • 24 Malayans to go to Sandhurst [Articles]
    24 Malayans to go to Sandhurst 40 FOR U.K. TRAINING KI'ALA LI'MPUR. Thursday. OF the 40 potential officers of the Federation Regiment and the Malay Regiment who are leaving for training in England next month, 24 will be selected for a long course at the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst....  (143 words)
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  • COUNCIL MEETING [Articles]
    COUNCIL MEETING BATU PAHAT. Thurs— The Town Council. Batu Pahat. will meet at the Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Batu Pahat, on Monday.  (22 words)
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  • Land may be allotted for cheap housing [Articles]
    Land may be allotted for cheap housing SINGAPORE Government is working on a scheme to allocate > large number of build'.ng i)i'>t s tiff paya Lebar to people wishing to build low -cost houses. The land, at Jalan Kambing and Kirn Chuan Avenue, wkl be leased temporarily. A Government spokesman...  (171 words)
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  • OFFICER TOOK $207, GAOLED [Articles]
    OFFICER TOOK $207, GAOLED SEGAMAT. Thurs. A former assistant resettlement officer. Kang Wing Choon. 25. was sentenced in the Begmmat Session* Court to a month's hard labour and finrd $500 or another four months' gaol for criminal breach of trust of $207.  (42 words)
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  • HELPED DISTIL [Articles]
    HELPED DISTIL TELUK ANSON. Thurs. Qonvictrd of abetting Tan Chow Srng to cii.<til intoxicattng liquor without a licence at An.im Puloh Acres in tho Teluk Anson area on Feb. 3. One; Tiam Hork, 41, was fined $500, in default six months' imprisonment, in the Magistrate's Court  (46 words)
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  • MALARIA COULD HIT US HARD [Articles]
    MALARIA COULD HIT US HARD SINGAPORE'S Chief Health Officer, Dr. M Doraisinpham, said yesterday that the Colony would suffer a "very violent" outbreak <>f malaria if adequate precautions were not taken Dr. Doraisingham, addressing the monthly meeting of the Singapore Rural Board, said he wanted to correct a misapprehension that...  (151 words)
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  • SEMINAR ON EDUCATION [Articles]
    SEMINAR ON EDUCATION The Sinaapore Counril for I Adult Education has organised a seminar for its language class English teachers at the Gan Eng Seng School in Anson Road at 9 a.m. on Feb. 22. There will be lectures on adult education. language teaching techniques and adult education problems.  (49 words)
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  • 'Double your gifts' plea [Articles]
    'Double your gifts' plea The Singapore Y.W.C.A. will aunch its annual appeal for unds today with the slogan: ■Celebrate the Coronation Dy lr.ubling your donation." Target figure set for this year is $33,000. All gifts ar? exerrpted from tax. Funds are needed for .ho maintenance and delelopment of the Y.W.C.A's...  (59 words)
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  • MOVED FOOD: $35 [Articles]
    MOVED FOOD: $35 MUAR, Thurs.— Ton Kee Tan, 58. was at Muar fined l $35. in default two weeks' gaol, i for moving food from a restricted area at Jalan c Panchor, Bukit Pasir.  (34 words)
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  • Concert for aged, boys [Articles]
    Concert for aged, boys MALACCA. Thurs. Radio Malaya, Malacca, Chinese section, will hold a concert a* a Chinese New Year treat for Malacca Welfare Home for the Aged and Jubilee Boys' Club inrrates r> n Saturday at 8 p.m. The show will be held in a hall of the home...  (67 words)
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  • A.S.P's TRIAL —Date fixed [Articles]
    A.S.P's TRIAL —Date fixed MALACCA, Thurs— The trial of an Assistant Superintendent of Police and officer-in-charge. Jasin police district, on a charce of cheating in respect of travelling claims, was today fixed for hearing at the Malacca Sessions Court on Mar. 4.  (42 words)
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  • RALLY TO MARK SCOUT WEEK [Articles]
    RALLY TO MARK SCOUT WEEK IPOH. Thurs.— Scouts of Xinta group will mark Scout Week with a rally at the St. Michaels institution, on Sunday morning at 8 a.m. On Saturday the Perak Bey Scouts' Association will hoM its annual meeting at the St. Michael's Institution hall at 2.30 p.m....  (60 words)
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  • DISORDERLY: $10 [Articles]
    DISORDERLY: $10 MUAR, Thurs.— For behaving in a disorderly manner at the entrance of the amusement park, Poh Soon Hee was fined $10.  (23 words)
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  • DROVE TOO FAST [Articles]
    DROVE TOO FAST SEGAMAT, Wed.— For driving a timber lorry at excessive speed along the main road, Gan Kee Keng, 28, was fined $25.  (24 words)
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  • EXCHANGE CONTROL BILL REPLACED [Articles]
    EXCHANGE CONTROL BILL REPLACED ANEW exchange control Bill was gazetted by Singapore Government yesterday in place of the Bill withdrawn at j the December Legislative Council meeting. In a long statement of the I objects and reasons, the Attor-ney-General, Mr. E. J. Davles, replies to the criticism which forced the...  (334 words)
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  • Remanded on murder charge [Articles]
    Remanded on murder charge TELUK ANSON. Thurs.— -Lee Jit Wan. 26, was charged in the Magistrate's Court with tne murder of Loo Huat Kee, 30, at .Teluk Anson on Feb. 15. He I was remanded. Loo, a coffee-stall keeper, was found dead with several san wounds in his chest late...  (53 words)
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  • NINE SHOTS —THEN BOAR MADE A DYING CHARGE [Articles]
    NINE SHOTS —THEN BOAR MADE A DYING CHARGE ALOR STAR. Thurs. AFTER nine shots had been fired at It, a dying wild boar mad<- a last rbarge at a farmer in Kampong Bubu and wounded him on the leg. The farmer, Din Tet, was awakened last night by cries made...  (93 words)
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  • Conviction set aside [Articles]
    Conviction set aside JOHORE BAHRU. Thurs.Mr. Justice Storr in the Supreme Court today quashed conviction and set aside a sentence of nine months' gaol passed on Chlew Fong by the Sessions Court for possession or opium. The judge found that Chiew had not been given a copy of the chemist's...  (60 words)
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  • SCOUT WEEK IN JOHORE BAHRU [Articles]
    SCOUT WEEK IN JOHORE BAHRU JOHORE BAHRU. Thurs Scout Week In Johore Bahru will begin on Sunday. From that day. Boy Scout s will offer their services for a variety of jobs. The money they get for their work will go to a central fund to maintain camping sites In...  (55 words)
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  • EXHIBITION WILL BE HEAVILY GUARDED [Articles]
    EXHIBITION WILL BE HEAVILY GUARDED KUALA LUMPUR, Thurs. A HEAVY GUARD will be placed on priceless Chinese porcelain and pottery to be exhibited in Kuala Lumpur for a week from Feb. 28. More than 120 exhibits will be on show at the first Chinese ceramics exhibition ever held in the...  (109 words)
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      Ihiomr, CHIOROPHYII imfc'l \s Jn Palmolive Soap Beauty Soap V Has Palmolive's \fpAl hA4\*% I Chlorophyll Green R gi —and Olive Oil jSS^^ j^O DOCTORS PROVE PALMOLI VES BEAUTT PLAN BRINGS MOST WOMEN LOVELIER COMPLEXIONS IN 14 DAYS OR LESS! Here's all you do: Massage Palmolive's mild, rich olive of)...  (363 words)
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      S|\(,\P()KK AKT sOCltltf; Exhibition of primings by m-\.:i artutt* »t British Council Hall Stamford Road opmln* by Mrs. W. L. Blytiie at &3O p m. PIHI.II- RELATIONS OFFICE- Mobile Film Unlt'i free shows at Che Patiman Kampong Woodland and Balcstur Road Communltv Centre 715 am I MVERSIT? OF MALAYA: Public...  (72 words)
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  • 27 suspected Red helpers held in big screening [Articles]
    27 suspected Red helpers held in big screening SURRENDERED R.WDITS HELP FORCES KUALA LUMPUR, Thursday. TWENTY-SEVEN suspected terrorist helpers were arrested yesterday when military and police forces screened the new village of Jenjarom, near Ranting, in South Selangor. Two surrendered terrorists, who had been branch committee chairmen in the Communist...  (228 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles + Illustrations]
    INCHE ANAS SAAT and his bride, Che Norli Kaniis, at the bersanding ceremony after their wedding in Singapore. David picture.  (20 words)
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  • HIGHER PENSIONS IN SPORE [Articles]
    HIGHER PENSIONS IN SPORE Approval likely next week rE Singapore Legislative Council will be asked on Tuesday to approve a schecne providing for increased allowances for Government pensioners. The scheme will cost the Colony an extra $1,350,000 annually. It v based on the recommendations of the Joint Consultative Finance Committee...  (112 words)
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  • Prize cars for two [Articles]
    Prize cars for two PENANG, Thurs.— First prizr of a new Austin Somerset in the recent Darma Dewar, UMNO lucky tickets draw wa.s won by Inche Matt bin Lebai Man. of Pekan Rabu, Alor Star. Kedah. Second prize, a new Austin 7. wth: to Mr. C. A. Taylor, of Penan?,...  (65 words)
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  • CIVICS COURSE [Articles]
    CIVICS COURSE KANGAR, Thurs. Thirty ketuas attended a civics course held at the Government office, Kangar, Perils yesterday.  (18 words)
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  • Two Penang curfews go [Articles]
    Two Penang curfews go PENANG, Thurs.— Two more curfews have been lifted in 1 1 Penang. 1 1 A police statement today I announces tnat curfew orders from last October on r rural areas in the central and south-west distrricts have i been cancelled. f These areas included land i...  (64 words)
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  • CHAIRMAN AGAIN [Articles]
    CHAIRMAN AGAIN IPOH, Thurs.— Mr. W. G Scott was today re-elected chairman of the Perak branch i of the F.M.S. Chamber of Commerce. The following members of the committee were elected for the current year: Messrs W. R 18. Perrot, J. T. McDougall, P. i Gilmour, R. Jacobs, J. H....  (56 words)
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  • ARCHITECT [Articles]
    ARCHITECT KUALA LUMPUR. Thurs Mr. Eric Taylor has taken up duties as Municipal Architect.  (14 words)
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  • Three were late: $600 [Articles]
    Three were late: $600 PENANG. Thurs. The; Penang Income Tax Department has Intensified m cam- 1 paisn MalMt !at«' tax pay-! menus and returns. Three more offenders have been prosecuted thi s week. For failine to lodge their 1951 and 1952 returns within 21 days. P. A. Abdul Ghaffoor, P....  (63 words)
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  • MURDER—BY UNKNOWN [Articles]
    MURDER— BY UNKNOWN ALOR STAR. Thurs.— The Alor Star magistrate, Tuan Syed Hussain, held today that a young married woman, Luan Din Nooi, was murdered by an unknown person. Luan's stabbed body was found in a grazing field at Kampong Naka. Mukim Rambai, on Jan. 2. Her two-year-old child was...  (53 words)
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  • KULIM GETS NEWO.C.P.D. [Articles]
    KULIM GETS NEWO.C.P.D. IPOH. Thurs.— Mr. Leong Boon Swee. A.S.P., has been posted to Kulim as O.C.P.D. in place of Mr. G. H. A. Murphy. Mr. Leong Boon Swee was with the C.I.D. in Ipoh for many years.  (38 words)
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  • CURFEW RELAXED OVER NEW YEAR [Articles]
    CURFEW RELAXED OVER NEW YEAR RAUB, Thurs.— Curfew hours in the new villages in the Raub District were relaxed up to midnight for the Chinese New Year. People from the new villages were able to visit friends in Raub town and see a cinema show. Special bus services were run.  (50 words)
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  • HE CAN'T GO [Articles]
    HE CAN'T GO PENANG, Thurs.— Federal Legislative Councillor, Mr. C. M. Hashim. will not be able to represent the Federation at next week's ECAFE trade conference in Manila owing to ill health. Mr. Hashim was to have been the Federation's only delegate.  (42 words)
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  • DEAF SCHOOL [Articles]
    DEAF SCHOOL IPOH, Thurs. The Perak Appeal Committee for the Federation's School for the Deaf yesterday decided to set up committees In all districts in the State.  (27 words)
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  • I WAS ROBBED, SAYS DRIVER [Articles]
    I WAS ROBBED, SAYS DRIVER Three men accused A TAXI driver, Ang Chew Chin, yesterday told the Singapore Fourth Criminal District Court how three men robbed him on Oct. 13 at Sommerville Road, Singapore. He said Tay Thiam Chong. Chew Hai Yong and Tan Bene Whatt boarded his taxi at...  (181 words)
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  • He will help to recruit Chinese [Articles]
    He will help to recruit Chinese KUALA LUMPUR, Thurs. THE Malayan Chinese Association has appointed a liaison officer to help recruit Chinese into the police and other security forces. The officer, Mr. Yap Yin Chung was formerly a home guard officer at Seremban. He will be attached to the M.C.A....  (82 words)
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  • $1,637 lost in robbery [Articles]
    $1,637 lost in robbery TELUK ANSON. Thurs Throe men broke into a copra dealer's house at Tebok Pulai l the Sabak Berm.m area, on Chinese New Year night and t ,°i^ casb an d jewellery worth $1,637. according to a report first made to police The robbers ransacked the house...  (72 words)
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  • A $10 mil. suburb for the capital [Articles]
    A $10 mil. suburb for the capital KUALA LUMPUR, Thurs. rIREE miles from the centre of Kuala Lumpur a suburb is being built which will make the Royal Air Force station the most modern in the Far East cost: nearly SlO million. When work on the bigger brighter RAF station...  (232 words)
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  • Gaol for two suppliers [Articles]
    Gaol for two suppliers KUALA LUMPUR, Thurs Yap Kirn Seng and Lai Thiam, alias Ah Keow, who were found in possession of a terrorist document and suspected bandit supplies in Sungei Tua Road, Kuala Lumpur, were sentenced to prison terms in the Supreme Court today. Yap was sentenced to three...  (58 words)
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  • School to help 1,000 children [Articles]
    School to help 1,000 children BUKIT MERTAJAM, Thurs— A gesture by the Buklt Mertajam High School may make It possible for 1,000 children from Province Wellesley new villages to attend the Coronation celebrations in Penang Cost of sending the children over is estimated at $6,000. The High School has offered...  (60 words)
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  • I WAS ROBBED OF $6,065 [Articles]
    I WAS ROBBED OF $6,065 Spore clerk tells court rN KOON LIANG. a cigarette delivery clerk, told Mr Justice Knight at the Singapore Assizes yesterday that two Chinese, one of them armed with a pistol, held him up at Woodlands Road and robbed him- of $6,065 one day in August...  (218 words)
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  • Art show in Batu Pahat [Articles]
    Art show in Batu Pahat BATU PAHAT. Thurs.— The town's second art exhibition will be held at the Government English School hall, tomorrow and on Saturday. The Commissioner-General, Mr. Malcolm Mac Donald. will open the exhibition.  (36 words)
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  • Fire at clinic [Articles]
    Fire at clinic PENANG, Thurs.— Firemen took only a few minutes to put out a small fire which broke out today in the welfare clinic of Police Headquarters in Penang Road. A stove used to sterilise surgical instruments caught fire. Damage was negligible.  (43 words)
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  • GETTING READY [Articles]
    GETTING READY BATU PAHAT. Thurs— The Coronation Celebration Committee, Batu Pahat, will hold a meeting on Tuesday at the Chinese Chamber of Commerce. Batu Pahat. to discuss further plans.  (29 words)
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  • PENANG HOUSING [Articles]
    PENANG HOUSING PENANG, Thurs.— An application by the Penang Municipal Council for a loan to develop a second housing estate is under consideration by the Federal Housing Trust.  (28 words)
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  • $52,000 GOLD FOUND IN SHIP IS SEIZED [Articles]
    $52,000 GOLD FOUND IN SHIP IS SEIZED rIRTY-TWO and a half pounds of gold slabs valued at $52,000. were con--1 flscated in the Singapore Third Criminal District Court yesterday when Lee Kirn Hens? was sentencfd to one year's imprisonment for importing the gold intn Singapore without a permit on Feb....  (162 words)
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  • Aflickering candle gave more light [Articles]
    Aflickering candle gave more light KUALA LUMPUR, Thurs. AT 3.30 this morning;, among a maze of machinery in the giant Connaught Bridge power station, a tiny candle flickered and led engineers to a fault which had caused extensive electrical load shedding this week. Mr. E. R W. Lee, a shift...  (131 words)
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      WHO \ip.^^^ 7 You do NOT need to have whether YOUR Rolex is an a large bank balance on expensive or inexpensive which to draw for the model you can rest assured purchase of a Rolex wrist- that it has the worldwatch. The Rolex range famous Rolex workmanship caters for...  (116 words)
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  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS [Articles]
    ACKNOWLEDGMENTS THE FAMILY of the late Mrs. Fliz.ibeth Julia Nonls thank all f:>nris and relative* who attended the funeral, sent wreaths and letters of condolences In their recent brreavoment. MR. MRS. WILLIAM TAN w.«h to thank all relatives, friends who attended the wedfling. 16th February at the place of Mr....  (119 words)
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  • ANNOUNCEMENTS [Articles]
    ANNOUNCEMENTS ITS FUN looking at clothes, more especially at Madeline's where you don't fe*l compelled to buy. THE STAGE CLUB presents Trespa.^ by Emlyn Williams on M;irrh sth, *6th and 7th at Victoria Theitre, 9 p.m. Box Office now open a' Robinsons. j 1 i j j I f i...  (57 words)
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  • ate Straits Wants

    • Family Pay Problems [Articles]
      Family Pay Problems Mr. Dasaratha Raj, who has asked the Colonial Secretary when the report on family allowances for locally domiciled government officers is to be published, can look forward to a complicated answer. For the visit to Singapore of a team from the Federal Legislative Council has given this...  (636 words)
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    • Federal Prison Reform [Articles]
      Federal Prison Reform The Criminal Justice Bill, shortly to be introduced in the Federal Legislative Council, offers that body an opportunity to debate the penal system which we hepe it will accept. It is a short, simple bill, but an important one, and its objects are not likely to be...  (555 words)
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    • Mr. Bowles Explains [Articles]
      Mr. Bowles Explains Mr. Chester Bowles, the American Ambassador to India, has made an explanation which he may have to explain. The United States, he told a press conference in Nepal, would be "delighted to co-operate with China and the Soviet Union if the fighting in Korea was stopped and...  (120 words)
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  • THE TRAGIC REFUGEES OF GERMANY [Articles]
    THE TRAGIC REFUGEES OF GERMANY ANTONY TERRY By BERLIN. fTHERE are tired red eyes among British intelligence officers in Berlin these days— red eyes from sleepless nights of work. Outside the British screenIng centre in Karollngerplatz in the heart of the British sector, and a stone's throw from the giant...  (951 words)
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    • TO ASSIMILATE ALL [Letters]
      TO ASSIMILATE ALL THE discussion, reported by you on Feb. 16, by the UMNO executive on the formation of the United Malayan Party, said to be sponsored by the Dato Panglima Bukit Gantang. Perak. cannot have come as a surprise to those who have been following the present doings of...  (386 words)
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    • Strength of unity [Letters]
      Strength of unity ALMOST everywhere In Malaya there exists party I feeling, so that It looks at If any move to unite the peoole of this country will be pochpoohed. At a time when ye are in desperate need of It, unity seems to fly ever further from us. Party...  (149 words)
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    • Banker's letter [Letters]
      Banker's letter ON Feburary 18 you published an extract from a letter written by the Midland Bank Executor and Trustee Company Limited to a client regarding an investment in a Federation of Malaya loan. The following day, you published statements by a number of Federation leaders accusing this bank of...  (161 words)
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    • THE MILO IS NOT 'MILO' [Letters]
      THE MILO IS NOT 'MILO' WITH reference to the newsitem in Pape Two of Thursday's Straits Times headed 'India Fails to Get Milo From China," w e should like to make it quit« clear that thp Milo referred to is not "Milo," Nestles fortified tonic food drink neither is the...  (95 words)
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    • CHINESE, WRITTEN AND SPOKEN [Letters]
      CHINESE, WRITTEN AND SPOKEN npHE article by Dr. Ho Yung Chi on the Chinese language ls most interesting. But surely he ls misleading when he implies that the Chinese language Is "spoken" by 550 million people, adding as he does that that figure Includes the Japanese, Koreans and Indo-Chinese, who...  (127 words)
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  • A Bishop's task in S.-E. Asia [Articles + Illustrations]
    A Bishop's task in S.-E. Asia WHEN the Bishop of Singapore, the Right Reverend H. W. Baines. goes on leave to England at the end of this month, he will have given 3' 2 years' service to the Malayan community. For the head of any Church is more than just...  (461 words)
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  • On the Margin [Articles]
    On the Margin J VnlllClM ON Wednesday. In referring to flit 1 overgroofi song i "TVrang Bulan", we .spoke or i Raja Razman, of Pcrak. a s a i lover of and authority on I Perak history and custom. Our pmyer lor more conclusive lnr I formation about the origin...  (561 words)
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      CLASSIFIED ADS. STOKES: To Florence, wife of Eric Stokes, a daughter at 71 Kheam Hock Road, Singapore on February 18th. THE engagement ls announced brtwern Maurice, son of Mr Mrs. A. F. Crisp of Wellington, New Zealand, and Megan Marcarpf. daughtrr of Mr. Mrs. F. T. Mills. East Putney. London....  (778 words)
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      How to argue What do you do when an Ignorant stranger lays down the law on your own pet subject? Hit him? Walk away? Say "You don't know what you're talking about"? There Is another way to deal with him— a way that can make him want to find out...  (107 words)
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      6. Raffles Place. Phone XXXXX. > V R.V. Uitlilb ffI**OPTICIAN 0 !SH** ppst s Sknlp "Jutt »*»ot the oocror ordered" /V^^ to avoid the clotting, clogging t^\ ond corrosion caused by |P^ common inks. A twitch to y/j-y Sknp con save many dollar* y'V^^r m costly repairs or complete Ay'...  (110 words)
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  • MYSTERY OF THE ARMED GANG WHO WEAR SWIMMING TRUNKS [Articles]
    MYSTERY OF THE ARMED GANG WHO WEAR SWIMMING TRUNKS New one on us, say the police FOLLOWING the Chinese New Year crime wave, a new armed robbery gang is cashing in on the threat-and-grab business in Singapore. It is a gang with a difference. There are three Malays and they...  (299 words)
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  • Brave boy flies off to get a new face [Articles]
    Brave boy flies off to get a new face A MALAY hoy from a Malacca; k i inpiiiu; with :i brand new i snnckoh anil a well-filled Kuilrast' will climb aboard an j K.A.F. Rkeraft at (hanxi air- j liciti Stagapan Ihh »»omin« ami ll v <>(T tv .Mt-lbourne for...  (235 words)
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  • SIR DENYS DUE [Articles]
    SIR DENYS DUE Sir Drnys Lowson. chairman of Australian Estates and former Lord Mayor of London, is due in Singapore by air tomorrow.  (23 words)
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  • STORE GIRL GUIDE RALLY [Articles]
    STORE GIRL GUIDE RALLY Singapore"? annual "Thinking Day" Girl Guide rally will be hrlri In the grounds of the Colonial Secretary's house in thr Government Hou.-e domain at 4 p.m. tomorrow. In the event of wet weather, tho rally will be at St. Mar- I taret'g School in Sophia Road  (50 words)
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  • TALK IN STORE [Articles]
    TALK IN STORE Mr. I. V. Polumin. a research worker, will give a talk on "Aoorigir.es in Malaya." on Fob. 26 in the British Council Hall at 8.30 p.m.  (29 words)
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  • 4 Malayan airmen for Coronation [Articles]
    4 Malayan airmen for Coronation PENANG. Thurs" PUR men will represent the Penang squadron ol the Malayan Auxiliary Air Force at the Coronation in London. They will be led by Officer Cadet Hamzah bin Mohamed Salleh, a member of the air crew. Sgt Chin Thean Lock will represent the ground...  (77 words)
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  • $40,000 for Perak [Articles]
    $40,000 for Perak IPOH, Thurs.— Nearly $40,000 of Rural and Industrial Development Authority funds will be spent on minor schemes in rural Perak, said Mr. E. K. Fisk, the state development officer. This money will build landing stages on rivers, reclaim of padi lands and provide wells, minor water supplies,...  (65 words)
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  • LABOURERS WILL NOT GET TEMPLE [Articles]
    LABOURERS WILL NOT GET TEMPLE KUALA LUMPUR, Thurs.— The Kuala Lumpur Municipality has refused to build a temple for Indian labourers living at Shaw Road in Kuala Lumpur. Members of the Municipal Housing Committee felt that there would be repercussions if it was paid for out of ratepayers' money.  (49 words)
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  • NOT VALID: $25 [Articles]
    NOT VALID: $25 For having; an expired radio licence. Gan Hock Huat, of Geylanp; Road, was yesterday fined $25 by Mr. Choor Singh the Singapore Third Police Magistrate.  (28 words)
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  • JOHORE CLERK [Articles]
    JOHORE CLERK JOHORE BAHRU, Thurs. Inche Zalnal bin Mohamed. Clerk of th e Council, Johore, is on leave and has been succeeded by Imfhe Ooyub bin Abdul Manas.  (28 words)
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  • Three for ECAFE talks [Articles]
    Three for ECAFE talks Mr. Yap Pheng Geek, a mevnbcr Of tho Trade AiviBory Committee, loaves Singapore this morning by a:r with Mr R. Jumabhny and Mr. C H W d tn attend tho ECAFE trade promotion conference in Manila. Mr. Yap said that the conforme^, which opens on Monday,...  (109 words)
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  • BOUND OVER [Articles]
    BOUND OVER JOHORE BAHRU, Thurs Salmah binte Hitam, 17, who worked as a servant to help her widowed mother, was today bound over six months In a $100 bond when convicted on a charge of assisting in concealing a wrist watch valued at $150.  (44 words)
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  • 'DIGNITY IS BEST DEFENCE' [Articles + Illustrations]
    'DIGNITY IS BEST DEFENCE' MORE than 100 Malay, Chinese and Indian women last evening attended the opening of the Singapore Council of Women's first club Mrs. W. L. Blythe. wife of the Colonial Secretary, opened the club, which will be open every week night a: the Joo Chiat Children's Centre....  (175 words)
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  • To visit Singapore [Articles]
    To visit Singapore Mr. Peter Henry Burgess, a well-known composer of songs and pianoforte pieces and conductor; will be visiting Singapore in September as an overseas examiner for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, London. He has been an examiner for the Associated Board since 1951. He...  (68 words)
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  • CO-OP GIVES 19 AWARDS [Articles]
    CO-OP GIVES 19 AWARDS KUALA LUMPUR, Thurs.— Nineteen scholarships have been awarded by the Selangor Government Servants' Co-operative Thrift and Loan Society Ltd.. Kuala Lumpur. Sixty-three students from various schools in Selangor sat for a competitive examination. The scholarships are for children of past and present members.  (47 words)
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  • RETURNING NEXT MONTH [Articles]
    RETURNING NEXT MONTH IPOH. Thurs. Dr. L. W. Jayesuria, formerly of the District Hospital. Ipoh. who went on study leave to Britain two years ago, will toe posted to Telufc Anson on his return early next month. Mrs. Jayesuria, who went to Britain last year, will also be returning to...  (51 words)
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  • ANNIVERSARY 32 [Articles]
    ANNIVERSARY 32 The Singapore Foochow Coffee Merchants' Association will celebrate its 32nd anniversary with a dinner at the association's permlses In Queen Street tomorrow.  (24 words)
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  • Place of horror ...but now it is a wholesome club [Articles]
    Place of horror ...but now it is a wholesome club DR. Paul Moyer Limbert, secretary-elect of the World's Alliance of Y.M.C.A.s. yesterday described Singapore V.M.C.A. as "a living symbol of courage and firm faith in the ultimate triumph of right over wrong." "Its present building in Orchard Road was defiled...  (173 words)
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  • $1,000 bail in theft charge [Articles]
    $1,000 bail in theft charge Ler Ah Kum cCaimed trial yesterday in the Singapore Fourth Police Qeurt to a charge of stealing 2J Dn s of scrap Iron from the International Salvage Association Ltd. He wa s granted bail of $1,000. The case will be heard on June 16. He...  (69 words)
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  • CARD OFFENCE [Articles]
    CARD OFFENCE JOHORE BAHRU. Thurs Sher All, a new arrival from India, who failed to register and obtain an identity card within the prescribed time was fined $25 here today.  (30 words)
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  • VISITS CLINIC [Articles]
    VISITS CLINIC The Countess of Limerick yesterday visited the Singapore Family Planning clinic at Towner Road.  (16 words)
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  • NEW HEALTH SECTION FOR RURAL BOARD [Articles]
    NEW HEALTH SECTION FOR RURAL BOARD rpHE Singapore Rural Board yesterday decided to set up a new department to Improve sanitation in the Colony's outlying districts. Approval from Government to appoint an officer to head the department will soon be sought. Known as the Sanitation and Conservancy Department, 1 the...  (108 words)
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  • VOLUNTEERS TO START DRIVE FOR RECRUITS [Articles]
    VOLUNTEERS TO START DRIVE FOR RECRUITS rpHE Singapore Volunteer A Corps will start a recruiting compaign next month for 16 officers and 260 men, Its commander, Lt.-Col. T. J. Hutchinson, said, yesterday. Week-end camps be held at the new corps camp at Changi. The course for the officers will be...  (147 words)
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  • Firm did not exist— allegation [Articles]
    Firm did not exist allegation KUALA LUMPUR. Thurs. A 28-YEAR-OLD salvage engineer. B. C. Steele. alleged to have posed as the manager of a non-existent company to cheat a Chinese firm of $584. claimed trial in the Sessions Court today. Steele was charged with cheating Hock Lee and Company. Mountbattcn...  (117 words)
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  • UNESCO MAN FOR JAKARTA [Articles]
    UNESCO MAN FOR JAKARTA i Dr. Alexander Wolsky. principal scientific officer for South-East Asia of the United Nations Educational, fiaientific and Cultural Organisation, passed through Singapore yesterday on his way to Jakarta. He recently attended a conference i n the UNESCO headquarters in Paris o n international research.  (48 words)
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  • The sergeant, the corporal, the signalman —and 11,532 valves [Articles]
    The sergeant, the corporal, the signalman —and 1 1 ,532 valves A FEW days after he arrived in Singapore from England, an Army sergeant conspired with two subordinates to steal radio yalves from their depot. Yesterday. Sergeant L. J. McGuinness. 37, of the Royal Signals. wa s found Ruilty by...  (311 words)
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  • S'pore Eurasian leader survives censure move [Articles]
    S'pore Eurasian leader survives censure move STORMY TWO-HOUR MEETING A RESOLUTION criticising their president, Mr. P. F. de Souza, on his "acrobatics and moral gymnastics" in the Singapore Legislative Council was defeated at the annual meeting of the Eurasian Association last night. After a stormy two-hour discussion, the meeting voted...  (353 words)
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  • MR. NINOMIYA SENDS $100 TO THE FUND [Articles]
    MR. NINOMIYA SENDS $100 TO THE FUND THE Japanese Consul-General in Singapore. Mr. Ken i Ninomiya, was among those who sent donations tc the Singapore Flood Relief Fund yesterday— the first day of the "appeal He &aye $100 Donations received by the secretary of the Relief Fund committee, not including...  (125 words)
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  • ALL GUILTY [Articles]
    ALL GUILTY All 13 people who were pro- f secuted in Singapore last month t for focd and price control I i offences were convicted. Fines' t totalling $595 were imposod. J  (32 words)
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  • HE POSED AS A DETECTIVE [Articles]
    HE POSED AS A DETECTIVE Ng Choon Seng, alias Kirn k-ng. 31, I boatman, was yeserday sentenced to three nonths' imprisonment by the Singapore Sixth Police Magisrate, Mr. R. B. I. Pates, for impersonating a police detecive and attempting to extort :60.  (42 words)
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  • THEY WANT JURY SYSTEM [Articles]
    THEY WANT JURY SYSTEM Lawyer critics of trials by assessors fairly well so far and there would be serious practical difTirultie.s against introducing trial by jury in the Federation. "A jury system might work iii Kuala Lumpur where there is a fairly lartfC population irom which t draw the jurors."...  (348 words)
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  • INAUGURAL LECTURE [Articles]
    INAUGURAL LECTURE Professor J. A P. Cameron, Professor of Orthopaedic Suruory in the University of Mal:iya, will give his inaugural lecture in the central hall of the Faculty of Medicine at Sepoy Lines. Singapore, Bt 8 p.m. on Tuesday. He will speak on "The Development and Future of Orthopaedic Surgery."...  (56 words)
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  • LABOUR ADVISER TO SEE MALAYA ' [Articles]
    LABOUR ADVISER TO SEE MALAYA IPOH Thurs.— Mr. E. Parry, assistant labour adviser to the Sceretaary ol State for the Colonies, is expected in Malaya at the end of this month for a fortnight's tour. Mr. Parry will study trade unionism and industrial re- lationship in Malaya.  (47 words)
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  • FALLEN TREE BRANCH LED TO BLACKOUT [Articles]
    FALLEN TREE BRANCH LED TO BLACKOUT RESIDENTS in Angallia F':uk. Singapore, last nielil thought that thr hlarkouts urrr on t ln-iii again, when the lights suddenly went out. Their alarm was shortlived, however. The branch of a tree had fallen across *he overhead feeder wires and cut them. An Electricity...  (76 words)
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  • 'Interests of nation must come first' [Articles]
    'Interests of nation must come first' PENANG, Thurs. PERSONAL interests must give way to national interests, Tengku Abdul Rahman, president of the United Malays National Organisation, told Malay peasants during a tour of six Pemaig villages today. The formation of the UMNOMCA discussion group in the Federal Legislative Council I...  (113 words)
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  • TO THE WORLD'S ROOF [Articles + Illustrations]
    TO THE WORLD'S ROOF l^ivr of the men who hope to scale Mount Everest, world's highest peak, as a Coronation year achievement. From left are Dr. M. Ward, the medical, officer, who is the son of Malaya's Commissioner in London; Mr. M. U'estmacott, Major C. G. YVylie. Mr G. C....  (95 words)
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  • CHAIRMAN CONDEMNS SECRET VOTE PLAN [Articles]
    CHAIRMAN CONDEMNS SECRET VOTE PLAN T*HE Singapore Rural Board ■i- chairman, Mr. E. V. G. Day, yesterday condemned a suggestion that secret balloting should be allowed at board meetings. At th p monthly meeting Mr. Day declared: 'Secret balloting is highly undesirable. It will open the door to all sorLs...  (199 words)
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  • SELANGOR PARTY [Articles]
    SELANGOR PARTY KUALA LUMPUR. Thurs. Chinese members of the security forces serving in Selangor will be given a party by the Selangor Security Forces Amenities' Committee on March 1.  (29 words)
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  • Two fined $1,000 each for bribe offer [Articles]
    Two fined $1,000 each for bribe offer IPOH. Thurs. TWO mine employees, an engine driver and a purchasing agent, were today fined $1,000 each, or four months' gaol for offering Mr. A. E. Miles, Inspector of Machinery, Ipoh, a bribe of $50. They were Wong Swee. 43. and Chong Pun...  (231 words)
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  • Scout officials of Lower Perak [Articles]
    Scout officials of Lower Perak TELUK ANSON. Thurs Officials of the Lower Perak District Boy Scouts Association for 1953 are: President, Raja Muda of Perak; vice-presidents. Raja Kechll 'Sulong. Messrs. H. Walker, R. J. Morton, W. E. Perera and Lim Ewe Cheng: secretary. Mr. Oor. Seru Teong: assistant secretary, Mr...  (111 words)
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  • TRANSFERRED [Articles]
    TRANSFERRED JOHORE BAHRU. Thurs._ Mr. G. Duggan. Executive Engineer. Johore Bahru. has left for Teluk Anson on transfer.  (18 words)
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  • CRASH KILLED FOUR WOMEN: DRIVER CHARGED [Articles]
    CRASH KILLED FOUR WOMEN: DRIVER CHARGED ipVERY day for nearly five years, Loh Ah Toh, a supervisor, had sat next to the driver of a lorry that had carried women workers to the Lee rubber factory in Upper Thomson Road, Singapore. She sat in the same seat on Jan. 7...  (129 words)
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