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The Singapore Free Press, 27 July 1955

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Masthead [TITLE SECTION]

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The Singapore Free Press Largest Afternoon Sale m Malaya No. *****. Singapore, Wed., July 27, 1955. Price 15 Cts.

Union men planning Marshall-must-stay demonstration [ARTICLE]

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Union men planning Marshall-must-stay demonstration OINGAPORE trade unions are planning a demonstrakl tion to make the Chief Minister, Mr. David Marshall, stay m office and persuade the British Government to react favourably to the crisis message delivered to the Governor, Sir Robert Black, on Monday by the Speaker of the

TERRORISTS BLAST GOVT. BUILDING [ARTICLE]

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TERRORISTS BLAST GOVT. BUILDING last night ex--I ploded a plastic bomb m the government information centre m the heart of Saigon. It was opened less than a week ago to commemorate Premier Nt;o Dinh Diem's first year m office. Three men were wounded m tl.e explosion. The building had been

15 REBELS KILLED IN ALGERIA [ARTICLE]

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15 REBELS KILLED IN ALGERIA FRENCH security forces killed fifteen rebels during a clash m southern Algeria yesterday, French authorities announced m Algiers. French casualties were three wounded. The death count from Monday's Nationalist rioting m Meknes rose to 19 yesterday when four more Moroccans died from bullet wounds inflicted

RUBBER QUIET [ARTICLE]

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RUBBER QUIET The Singapore Rubber Market opened quietly this morning with first grade, August shipment, at $1.32% a lb., one cent below yesterday's close.

MAN DEAD IN LALLANG [ARTICLE]

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MAN DEAD IN LALLANG mWENTY- nine-year-old Sim JL Tiang Guan was found dead yesterday m a lallang patch near a soap factory where he worked m Holland Road, Singapore. Police believe he was strangled to death. Sim's mother, Madam Chua Eng Kai, said he had been missing from home since

Kashmir plebiscite [ARTICLE]

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Kashmir plebiscite Pakistan yesterday proposed the establishment of a joint Indian-Pakistani committee to supervise a plebiscite In Kashmir.- A.P.

Townsend spikes new rumours [ARTICLE]

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Townsend spikes new rumours GROUP CAPTAIN Peter Townsend yesterday spiked newly circulating rumours that bis romance with Princess Margaret has revived, saying that he will not be m England next month when she becomes of age to marry without the Queen's consent. Townsend is goinc to En»- land, but not

EARLY RUSH TO MALAYA POLLS [ARTICLE]

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EARLY RUSH TO MALAYA POLLS [£ARLY risers among Malaya's 1,280,000 voters were a feature of the first-ever nation-wide elections m the Federation today. Officials were pleased with the reaction to the "vote early" appeal. Within half an hour of the polling stations opening m Kuala Lumpur there were queues causing

Vietnam men watch [ARTICLE]

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Vietnam men watch The Governor of South Vietnam, Mr. Tran Van Lam and his Minister of Information, Mr. Tran Chang Thanh, arrived m Kuala Lumpur this morning to study today's elections. They left for Seremban to join four other Vietnamese observers there. The South Vietnam government hopes to hold its

Mr. Alex Donald dies in Edinburgh [ARTICLE]

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Mr. Alex Donald dies in Edinburgh Mr. Alex Donald, former general manager of Fraser and Neave Ltd, died m Edinburgh yesterday, following an operation. Mr. Donald came to Malaya m 1929. He was a prominent footballer m his youth. He was Interned during the Occupation.

Told to leave [ARTICLE]

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Told to leave Four teachers, one of them a woman, were yesterday ordered to leave Cyprus and return to Greece before August 10. All four teach at the Greek gymnasium at Famagusta.- U.P.

U.S. tyre prices to go higher [ARTICLE]

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U.S. tyre prices to go higher THE Wall Street Journal said yesterday that American tyre-makers plan another increase m prices because of the higher cost of natural rubber. "Prices for tyres will hav e to go up," the publication quoted one maker a.s saying. Natural rubber Is now 54 cents

POLLS GO BY LAUNCH [ARTICLE]

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POLLS GO BY LAUNCH IN Trengganu eight launches containing mobile polling I booths chugged steadily up the tributaries of the Trengganu and Dungun rivers, collecting the votes of remote kampong dwellers. It is thought they are the first mobile units ever used m an election. At scattered villages the booths

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EDEN BACKS CEYLON FOR UN [ARTICLE]

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EDEN BACKS CEYLON FOR UN ri'UL British Prime Mlnistei 1 Sir Anthony Bden, has assured the Ceylon Prime Minisi- that the British Government will do ;,]1 it can to hel|, Ceylon pain admission to the United Nations. Sir Anthony ffll replying tc a message of good wishes .sent by the

Egypt's terror rule near ing end-Farouk [ARTICLE]

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Egypt's terror rule near ing end-Farouk EX King Farouk of Egypt .>terduy claimed that he Mold haw- crushed the 1952 military coup that lorcd him into exile "Within three years, the ble&sed revo.ut^n has becanic i tyrannical dictatorship, the ir< officers, little despot Egypt police state. and the Egyptians, a

SINGAPORE CRISIS HITS FRONT PAGE IN U.K. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE CRISIS HITS FRONT PAGE IN U.K. I^HE British Press continues to take great interest m the constitutional crisis m 1 Singapore. Both the Conservative Daily Telegraph and the Liberal Manchester Guardian yesterday frontpaged the Legislative Assembly's demand for Immediate self-rule. Lord Beaverbrook's Evening Standard said editorially that the demands

Hong Kong hits at 'violent tactics' [ARTICLE]

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Hong Kong hits at 'violent tactics' MR. Lennox-Boyd, the Secretary of State for the Colonies, was asked yesterday if Hong Kong's peaceful demands for constitutional reform were not more deserving than the "violent tactics resorted to m other parts of Her Majesty '*> domains." This was one of the 10

Visit to Greece [ARTICLE]

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Visit to Greece King Faisal of Iraq, accompanied by Crown Prince Abdul Illah, will visit Greece on August 6- A.P.

Dulles gives Peking a pledge on talks [ARTICLE]

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Dulles gives Peking a pledge on talks 'War danger has receded 9 THE United States Secretary of State, Mr. John Foster Dulles, told a press conference m Washington yesterday that the United States would be willing to discuss with China questions directly affecting the two countries with a view to

INDONESIA: 'EMERGENCY GOVT. ONLY ANSWER' [ARTICLE]

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INDONESIA: 'EMERGENCY GOVT. ONLY ANSWER' INDONESIA'S present cabinet crisis is merely a facet of the nations grave cancerous anarchic crisis. Mohammed Natsir, chairman of t>ie major MasJumi Muslim Party said yesterday. Emerging from a mooting with Vice-President Mohammed Hatta, Natsir said his party felt an emergency government of presidential appointees

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Bazaar in aid of their new hall [ARTICLE]

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Bazaar in aid of their new hall VIVIENNE PUCKRIDGE JSy 1i H E Presbyterian Church m Orchard Road will hold a bazaar :in the Church grounds on August 6 m aid of a n<'w air-conditioned Sun- day school hall. A special are will be a toy bazaar. #V# Hffltiiitl BRILLIANT

THE LADY WAS A STRANGER [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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THE LADY WAS A STRANGER She rode to war on an elephant MOST of the worn on who sat down to lunch at the Inner Wheel k'lub yesterday had never beard of her. Her name wm I tbella Bird. She WE4 a spinster and earn from a most respectable English

Bachelor leaves fortune to a star [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Bachelor leaves fortune to a star pRESS agent Steve Hannagan left nearly three-quarter of a million dollars m New York to film actress Ann Sheridan, a long-time friend. An estate tax appraisal yesterday .showed Hannagan's gross assets as 53,328.653. The net estate totalled $2,--304.294 with his public relations business appraised

70,000 U.K. POLICE SEEK MORE PAY [ARTICLE]

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70,000 U.K. POLICE SEEK MORE PAY BRITAIN'S 70,000 policemen yesterday applied for the biggest pay increase m their history another £2 to €7 a week according to rank. At the same time more than 400,000 Civil Servants submitted a claim for a seven per cent, pay increase. The two claims

CREWMEN ESCAPE FROM BLAZING SUBMARINE [ARTICLE]

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CREWMEN ESCAPE FROM BLAZING SUBMARINE FIRE made a hollow shell out of the Danish submarine Saelen yesterday. Several men trapped behind a wall of flames In the engine room escaped 1 through an emergency hatch. Three sailors Buffered burns m the fire, which destroyed most of the interior installations of

Boy, 8, chained by neck for three years [ARTICLE]

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Boy, 8, chained by neck for three years A FATHER who kept his eight-year-old son chained by the neck for a week in a filthy stable was sentenced to a year's hard labour In Drumhellor, Canada, yesterday. William Robert Ferguson, 68, a district farmer, was jailed. Constable Bruce Sutherland told

NATO air cadets [ARTICLE]

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NATO air cadets Thirty-three air cadets from five NATO countries arrived m Montreal yesterday to begin a tour across Canada.- A.P.

He killed to die [ARTICLE]

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He killed to die riREDRICK Crass, 33, who r told the judge that ho murdered a complete stranger because he wanted to die himself was hanged yesterday morning at Birmingham jail. Cross thumbed a lift m a car pacing through Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, and stabbed the driver. 28-year-old Donald Lainton, an

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Opinion Federation decides [ARTICLE]

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Opinion Federation decides I>olmng is m progress today throughout the Federation to decide whether the people want to be ruled politically by the Alliance or by a coalition headed by Party Negara. Both groups are led by prominent MalaysTengku Abdul Rahman .and Dato Sir Onn bin Ja'afar. And one of

Malaya at the Crossroads [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Malaya at the Crossroads HARRY MILLER by rDAY the Kfderat ol M;il;.. oil Oil Den phase In 111 so-far politically tranquil history. Hy tomorrow afternoon, 24 hours after ballot boxf.s have be*-n •ealed, the country will know Whether the Alliance or a coalition government headed by the Party Neffara Will

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SINGAPORE Sportlight [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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SINGAPORE Sportlight Adelaide Eastley By IT'S a fair certainty that the Queen received a more intimate picture of Malaya when Mr. Malcolm Mac Donald the Sultans of Johore and Perak lunched with her at Buckingham Palace the other day. DIRECT LINE: It's was charming to meet these delightful Fijians Jo

SHE HAS A SURPRISE FOR HOLIDAY MOTORISTS [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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SHE HAS A SURPRISE FOR HOLIDAY MOTORISTS 4 SURPRISE is m store for motorists rv who drive down the Bukit Timah and East Coast Roads on August Bank holiday. It is part of the campaign by the Singapore Children's Society to raise money to build the Convalescent Home at Tanah

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your LUCKY j STAR j 41 4 DORN today, you ha\«- powerful, tempestuous nature which by sHf-rontml you manage to keep well m check so that very few realise 4 that you have such a cnmliu*.- 4 4 tible nature beneath your cilrn and placid exterior. Very few. except lh<»s<>

Round the World Market Prices

U.K. closing prices [ARTICLE]

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U.K. closing prices LONDON, July 26. Previous Today Kt'BBER No. 1 RSS e.U. European Unquoted Torts July KI BBER No. 1 RSS ci.f. European 38 buyers 37 v buyers Torts August 38 H» sellers 38 1 sellers KI'BBER No. 1 RSS Spot ..39 buyers 38 buyers 39Vi sellers 39 >4

New York prices [ARTICLE]

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New York prices NEW YORK, July 26. Previous Today Tin Straits spot and nearby 98.87 nom. 98.87 norn Jin futures July 98.00 bid 98.25 bid 99.00 asked 99.50 asked August 96.00 bid 96.25 bid 97.00 asked 97.50 asked September 94.65 bid 94.90 bid 95.60 asked 96 10 asked TONE: Qukt.

U.S. PEPPER [ARTICLE]

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U.S. PEPPER shipment 39*4. Lampong spot 47. Awaiting release 47. Afloats 46 to 46. July 45^. All sellers ex -dock. Above prices quoted m U.S. cents per Ib. Spot Malabar 47. Awaiting release 47. Afloats 46 to 46. July 45 U. Sarawak spot 43. Awaiting release 42. Afloats 41 to

DOW JONES AVERAGES [ARTICLE]

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DOW JONES AVERAGES NEW YORK. July 26. Previous Today SO Industrials 468.02 468.41 M Railroads 159.95 159.47 m Domestic Bonds 99.68 99.61 15 Utilities 66.59 66.63 tl Stocks Composite Average 168.80 168.77

Copra, coconut oil prices [ARTICLE]

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Copra, coconut oil prices COPRA Philippine^ c.i.f. UK/North European delivered weight per long ton July /Aug. OPEA Philippines f.o.b. Manila m l)ulk, per long ion < (»PRA Straits ci.f. UK/North European delivered weight per long ton July/ Aug. Aug./ Sept COCONUT OIL crude Straits e.U. LK/North Kunrpean m bulk, per

500 RIVER TRIPS ARE MRS. SMITH'S CURE [ARTICLE]

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500 RIVER TRIPS ARE MRS. SMITH'S CURE MRS. Ruby Smith has just made her 500 th trip aboard Thames pleasure steamers and cured her claustrophobia. A doctor told her that the only cure was a long sea cruise. But Mrs. Smith, 50-year-old mother, of Brunswick-road, Southend on Sea, Essex, could

JUVENILE DELINQUENCY? COLONY NEED NOT WORRY [ARTICLE]

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JUVENILE DELINQUENCY? COLONY NEED NOT WORRY T<HE problem of juvenile delinquency m Singapore A is relatively small, considering the large size of many families and the slum conditions m which they live, a spokesman for the Ministry of Labour and Welfare said yesterday. "This is a case for surprise. Small

Old Lady's smart girl [ARTICLE]

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Old Lady's smart girl rh Old I.ady sent ffti (SII'J) to clever Margaret Ward. l"-year-old sales-eirl of Leeds. For Margaret had spotted one of 3.000 forced notes, the work of Sydney Wainwrighl, master counterfeiter, jailed as a result. And the Old Lady (of Threadneedle street) is, of course, the Bank

Farm school soon [ARTICLE]

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Farm school soon A new rural farm training centre will shortly be opened m Ayer Hitam. It will replace the Tangkah Farm School, recently closed because it was m a curfew area.

T.V. shows children peril play [ARTICLE]

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T.V. shows children peril play A MAN spent three minutes on a London television programme showing children how to play with live matches. Several people phoned the 8.8.C. to complain. "But they were safety matches," insisted the 8.8.C. later. The programme was Children's TV. Mr. C. Newstead showed how matches

Five children gassed [ARTICLE]

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Five children gassed Five of the six children of Mr. and Mrs. James Noble were gassed recently In the family's holiday bungalow at Bangor. Co. Down. The children three girls and two boys, aged four to 13— wore found by their grandfather when he went into their bedroom to call

HOTEL STRIKE [ARTICLE]

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HOTEL STRIKE Employees of four of Surabaya's leading hotels are on strike for' better working conditions. A.P. ff ff

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THE HELL-FEME CLUB [ARTICLE]

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THE HELL- FEME CLUB IVOR HERBERT by 8 -'on l though dw rile* off the worship of Hie Devil m the c'liapcl were* the worst wi«*k«'«liM'%* was reserved fhe Inner Temple, the uuholiest of all miholie* ""^^^^^^^^Hi^^^^^^lMSi^^^Hßl I/H>ME with me, then. unless you fear the dark. Hut then- can be

Untitled [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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And as a contrast U> the Hell-Fire Club, here is a new picture of film star Ann Blyth and her household i>et, Snow White,

New stamps in Cyprus [ARTICLE]

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New stamps in Cyprus GAY, bright medieval and historic will be the new postage stamps of trouble spot Cyprus, Britain's colony m the Eastern Mediterranean. As from Aug. 1, Britain's National Servicemen m Cyprus will be studying a completely new set of stamps of fifteen denominations a change brought about

THIS HUSBAND TOILED NOT [ARTICLE]

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THIS HUSBAND TOILED NOT But he did eat grass IS the fourteenth year of his marriage "a somewhat remarkable thing' happened to Mr. Henry Max Swift. He took to eating grass, his wife said. It happened while Mr. Swift was tramping the country **m search of a revelation." He did

Don't try teaching the wife to drive [ARTICLE]

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Don't try teaching the wife to drive A WIFE and her M-P. husband talked about women agreed on this point It isn't a good idea for a man to teach his wife to drive. SHE SAID: "I believe I was a gxxxl pupil, but I must have had a poor

Had the shakes [ARTICLE]

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Had the shakes A London dentist has been given permission to discontinue a National Health case because the patient is too nervous.

Holiday bod— on a car [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Holiday bod on a car Here's a new kind of tent-bed which can be fixed to the roof of a car without major adjustments or damdriving, the 'touri* camp tent stays folded on top of the roof. When ready to camp down for the night it can became serviceable within

A WARNING FOR EVERY MOTHER [ARTICLE]

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A WARNING FOR EVERY MOTHER SIMPLE, sage advice which might save hundreds of lives was given to the House of Commons by a plain little woman with a secret. She had a moving story to tell of accidents In the home —"the greatest single cause of death." Mrs. Jean Mann,

GET DOWN TO BRASS TACKS SAYS THE DUKE [ARTICLE]

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GET DOWN TO BRASS TACKS SAYS THE DUKE The Duke of Edinburgh has t<>ld the organism of hia Commonwealth Conference on human relations In industry: "Cut out ph>us resolutions and get down to brass tacks." This was disclosed when Sir Miles Thomas, chairman of the public relations committee of the

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LADY BLACK OPENS A FUN AND GUESSES THE WEIGH FAIR OF [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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LADY BLACK OPENS A FUN AND GUESSES THE WEIGH FAIR OF CHEW BOON CHIN Picture! by THE Singapore Boys' Brigade Band welcomed Lady Black, the wife of the Governor of Singapore, with the Grand Salute when she opened the Y.W.C.A. Food and Fun Fair at the Victoria Memorial Hall, Lady

A FOREST FIRE [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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A FOREST FIRE This scares the life out of them m Canada Tom Stacey reports from the burning north OUT here m the Canadian bush they often impressively confide m you that there's one tiling that scares the life out of them a forest rire. Believe me, as sure as

Detectives (+ glamour) are Vienna's way of beating the modern criminal [ARTICLE]

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Detectives glamour) are Vienna's way of beating the modern criminal RITCHIE McEWAN By PERSONALITY and charm make better weapons with which to fight a crime wave than truncheons and pistols or at least this is what Austria's small but elite corps of highly respected lady detectives claim. They should know

Are records now getting better than the real thing? [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Are records now getting better than the real thing? asks CECIL SMITH ...AND WHEN HI-FI REALLY GETS GOING VISIT to Covent Garden drives me to publicly a thesis I tve been putting forird to myself m oecret some time. It will not popular with operaers, but I am ready to

TWO RECENT RECORDINGS [ARTICLE]

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TWO RECENT RECORDINGS ROVERS of Mozart's music will enjoy the sonatas for violin i pianoforte which the isterdan Duo have r^ded on Philips A &HR, Sonata B flat a Jor X.V.378 and the na ta i n G major K.V. 379. These two pieces were r»i Sl i 50nata s

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The Man from Mecca [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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The Man from Mecca GEOFFREY COTTERELL by A NOTHER story by the Immaculate author of Handle m the Springtime and Westward the Sun. Younger son of the Harley Street denial surgeon, Cotterrll studied economics at London University, served as a major m the Artillery during the war. At 35 he

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THE answer to yesterday's tale I "DEATH I PLAYED THE j j FLIRT"— is I I YES it did I happenj iiiliniiiii.i m nun i mum i Illll. mil

Mrs. Legge now turns to love [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Mrs. Legge now turns to love ji!iA j iJN N|iVii!'E|M E i D (ijAV l AiR jl D SS OJr^yißi you have to hand it to her. The undaunted Mrs Gerald Legge has tied to love fiction. She is. of course, the tty young society itess all roses and nolinfi

Life's still pretty good [ARTICLE]

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Life's still pretty good JfERMIONE GINGOLD to her handsome youny lunch escorts: When I was 25 swore Yd I myselj if j ever lived to bi 35. "When I was 35 snore I'd l myself if l ever lived to 45. rm 57— and Yd just <>me more of those

MEET MRS. WILGRIM [ARTICLE]

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MEET MRS. WILGRIM WOMAN Mrs. V. Williams ho ha.s won the British 1 'li.impjon.ship three times, lined as "the dressape a Savoy Hotel cockhnl »i London to meet the how -jumping team. My husband is so used to '•ng my name with that of mv Pilgrim;' she «aid. -that he

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I i lII f I ill CLUES ACROSS 6 Is UjL br.iveiy m Utrecht? <5, 7) 1 Suited at a boarding DOUM? (12) 7 Comment of a clock- watching /Ol air botttw, maybe? (3, 4, s>. 8 Opportunities for apertures? (8) 9 The chase to start an English 10 Usher

The Admirals back in business' [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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The Admirals back in business' BIG MONEY ROLLS IN CASINO PARADISE 44 ADMIRAL" Tony Cor- Dero Stralla, the onetime gambling-ship operator who launched Las Vegas on its gaming career, has sailed under the notes of Nevada's Gambling Commissioner to launch a new USS^i. OOO.OOO ($18,000,000) hotel -casino. Thf Commissioners, who

They lived through a blizzard WITHOUT food! [ARTICLE]

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They lived through a blizzard WITHOUT food! IJOW long would you expect to stay alive on two tins of jam. a pound of prunes and a few tablets of salt if you were LOST IN THE SNOW? Two English fliers, who were reported missing m the snowbound wilds of Newfoundland,

Bridge Hand [ARTICLE]

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It wasn't a PINK elephant [ARTICLE]

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It wasn't a PINK elephant FIVE thousand people turned up at a garden party at Elstree. One of them, Shirley Abicair. had to make a hurried leap when the back fell oil a large mechanical elephant. She looked down at her reed-slim dress of white Guipire lace. It was none

Technical advisers' are swindlers themselves [ARTICLE]

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Technical advisers' are swindlers themselves HEY, want to buy a guld bracelet? Genuine Swiss watch, 17 jewels? American fountain pen?" This isn't the Naples waterfront, and these blackmarket "bargains" •it being offered to uiirists fresh off the boat. It's a lot at the Titanus Film Studio outide Rome, where you

They'll bury the hatchet to shoot a film [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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They'll bury the hatchet to shoot a film HAROLD HEFFERNAN Says THE one person who taking those over-publicised tall tales ol a u'-rmanent split m the Dean Martin- Jerry Lewis partnership with the slightest degree of seriousness is a quietspoken gentleman named Hal Wallis producer has both fudge-carrying boys under

PREFER ITALIANS [ARTICLE]

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PREFER ITALIANS FOREIGN tourists who think they're the prime targets maybe pleasantly surprised to know they're actually not the favourite game. "We prefer to do business with Italians," said one of the technical advisors m his only comment on the situation family." A.P.

BREAK for BOXERS [ARTICLE]

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BREAK for BOXERS AMERICA'S boxing fraternity, logically concerned about a serious decrease m interest among youngsters m following the so-called "manly art of self-defence" as a career, can take heart m a studio's filming of a fight film titled "World In My Corner," with Audie Murphy starred. Here, for the

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Umpire Karloff made a wrong decision [ARTICLE]

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Umpire Karloff made a wrong decision |>ORIS KAKIOII, the man who! made us shiver at the cinema. is about to migrate .ram. He flies soon to America to resume work on films and IV. He has been back m his native Surrey for the summer, watching cricket and umpiring. His

INDIANS GET A WALKOVER [ARTICLE]

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INDIANS GET A WALKOVER Indonesians ya\e walk-over to India us m JrAFA Community l.r;ii!iie fixture at Jalan Besar Stadium ye.'teraay. But tlie Indonesians recruited a few truest players; and played a friendly game, which Indians won 2-1. Scorers were Krishnan and P.ilaniappan for Indians; Ismail for Indonesians. 1 1

ONE THOUSAND BRITISH FOOTBALLERS ARE OUT OF WORK [ARTICLE]

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ONE THOUSAND BRITISH FOOTBALLERS ARE OUT OF WORK Archie Quick HERE ARE THE REASONS: By \'OYV THAT JI'LY 1 HAS COME AND ClONh AND 'Hit TWFLVK-MOXTHLY FOOTKIIi il LEAGUE CONTRACTS HAVE EXPIRED, THE STARTLING FACT EMKKGFs I I, 1000 PLAYERS ARE OUT OF WORK MOST OF THEM ARE OX THE

SINGAPORE CSC TEAM vs TPCA [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE CSC TEAM vs TPCA Singapore's Ceylon Sports Club will play Tamilian Physical and Cultural Association at cricket on the P.W.D. ground, Kuala Lumpur. Dn Sunday and Monday for the Modr. Nagalingam Shield which C.S.C. won m the inaugural match last year. The C.S.C. team is: S. Yogorajah (capt), S.

WANTED: £55,000 for the Melbourne Games [ARTICLE]

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WANTED: £55,000 for the Melbourne Games By JONATHAN ISN'T it time someone began to raise the very necessary money to get the British Olympic team to Melbourne next year? I hear that a quiet meeting tooß place m the House of Lords the other day to discuss an Olympic Appeal

S'pore CFA to pav in K.L [ARTICLE]

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S'pore CFA to pav in K.L KUALA LUMPUR. Wed pore Chinese, holders of the MCFA Cup, and Perak Chinese Recreation Club will visit Kuala Lumpur during the August holidays. Selangor Chinese R.C. will meet Perak Chinese R.C. at soccer on July 30. Singapore Chinese will meet Selangor Chinese on July

HEWSON 'PICKS' A RIVAL FOR THE 880 [ARTICLE]

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HEWSON 'PICKS' A RIVAL FOR THE 880 By DOUCJ WILSON ]^|ILE champion Brian Hewson has declined to run both the half-mile and one mile for Britain against Germany, at the London White City on Saturday and Aug. 1. He has written to the British Amateur Athletic Board accepting for the

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THE UNISH of the 23.430 King Geor B e VI and Queen E iiabeth Stakes at Ascot which was won by the French-trained horse Vimy, who just boal i.ady lierhy s A. mpolis at the post. Three lengths away, third was Elopement and fourth Arctic Time. The favourite Phil Drake

Another protest against Barker's selection [ARTICLE]

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Another protest against Barker's selection pHE president of the Negri Sembilan Cri< ket Association, Mr k H V. Rlntoul, today sent MtMMI <*able to Mr. Lim Khye >S»*iiK. president of the Malayan Cricket A.wH laiion .strongly opposite K. O Barker.*, .sHe< tlon m the ■Mill team to meet North at

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England collapse before Tay field and Coddatd [ARTICLE]

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England collapse before Tay field and Coddatd SPRINGBOKS WIN BY 224 RUNS ,1111 111 AFRICA GAINED A COMFORTABLE VICTORY BY S "1 KINS OVER ENGLAND IN THE FOURTH CRICKFT TFST IT LEEDS YESTERDAY TO LEVEL THE SERIES AT V<> MATCHES EACH. THE FIFTH AND FINAL TESI STARTS AT THE OVAL

SCOREBOARD [ARTICLE]

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SCOREBOARD SOI 111 AFRICA lsf Inns— l7l M.I. AND Ist Inns 191 SOI Til AFBTCA 2nd Inns Mr Mew c May h Wardle 133 Goddard c MclniTre b Wardle i hnili b Wardle 73 McLean c Lowson b Wardle ivinslow c Lock b Statham I') I ndean not oat I*6

Australians are coming [ARTICLE]

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Australians are coming S.E.A. BOXING: AUSTRALIA AND THE 1 PHILIPPINES WILL DE FINITELY TAKE PART IN THE SOUTH-EAST ASIA AMATEUR BOXIMG (lIAMPION SHIPS TO BE HELD IN SINGAPORE NEXT B I. nunsford. secretary the Singapore ABA told the 1' Presa yesterday that he had a letter from the Austrastated that

R.A.F. SELETAR SWAMP BOTTOM OF THE LEAGUE RASC 10-0 [ARTICLE]

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R.A.F. SELETAR SWAMP BOTTOM OF THE LEAGUE RASC 10-0 RAF Sdetar. leaders m Div. 1 of the United Service* soccer league swamped bottom of the league RASC by ten goals to nil at Aver Rajah Road yesterday. It was the biggest score m the league this season. RASC were outplayed

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STANLEY MATTHEWS, the England and Blackpool outside -right, who is to play m the Great Britain team against the Rest of Europe at Belfast on Aug. 13, works hard to keep his speed with the aid of a tennis practice board. Popper picture.

Early victories for Yorks and Surrey; Subba Row 26 n.o. [ARTICLE]

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Early victories for Yorks and Surrey; Subba Row 26 n.o. SI'KRKY. AM) YOKKSHIKF I i \I>RK> IN TIIK COUNTY CKICKFT CHAMPIONSHIP RACE, STAYKI) Will Mlh \n YKSTKRDAY BY WINNING THEIR MATCHES BFFORF LUNCH. For Surrey, yesterday selghtwicket victory over V/orcestershire wajs their 15th out of 17th matches and brought their

They were so gay in S. Africa [ARTICLE]

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They were so gay in S. Africa UNPRECEDENTED *-> scenes of enthusiasm I oil over South Africa o marked the victory of J J South Africa m the fourth X encket Test against Fnu- *> land. Large croiDds gathered J| outside radio stores and around portable radio sets placed on

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Move to revive Colony Boxing Board [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Move to revive Colony Boxing Board SIAM AND PHILIPPINES WANT SINGAPORE IN FED. DINGAPOBE*S top professional boxing referee. Eric Dunsford, told the Free Press this morning that he will make an all out effort to revive the Boxing Board of Control which has been inactive for the past four years.

SAAA TEAM CHOSEN [ARTICLE]

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SAAA TEAM CHOSEN Tlie siriKupoo Amateur Athletlr AMOdation ;<t a meeting last night Itlectcd the Colony contingent to rtpNMDt fcJin«apore m the Malayan AA A. Championships at Ipoh on August 26 and ?.l. The .selected team will be released to the press after it has been sub- i mi' fed

3 FOR JACKS [ARTICLE]

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3 FOR JACKS Jack S.C. beat Boys Town 3-0 In a friendly .soccer match at Farrer Park yesterday. Scorers were Muniandy (2) and Cyril Van der Beck.

BIRTHS [ARTICLE]

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BIRTHS 20 Word* $6 (minimum). M( WILLIAMS: To Winifred and Frank, on 25th July at Bungsar Hospital, a son, Michael John. POLET; Gerrit and Anneke have pleasure to announce the birth of their son Robert Bram, on 25-7-55, BuriKsar Hospital. K.L. GRANT: At Bungsar Hospital. Kuala Lumpur, on 23rd July,

King Bruce takes Stewards Cup [ARTICLE]

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King Bruce takes Stewards Cup TIIK QUEEN, THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH AND A HUGE CROWD ATTENDED THE OPENING DAY OF THE FOURDAY RACE MEETING AT GOODWOOD AND SAW THE 100 TO 6 CHANCE KING BRUCE CARRY OFF THE STEWARDS CUP. THE BIG SPRINT HANDICAP. King Bruce, one of the two

Corinthians to tour Fed. [ARTICLE]

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Corinthians to tour Fed. SINGAPORE Corinthians, one of the leading sides m the SAP A. senior league, will tour the Federation during the August holidays. They will open their tour at Ipoh on Saturday when they will meet the Perak state side. On Sunday they meet a Talpinj? selection In

HOCKEY MEETING [ARTICLE]

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HOCKEY MEETING The annual general meeting of the Singapore Hockey Association will be held at 5.30 p.m. today at the Singapore Recreation Ciub.

GUESS WHO? [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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GUESS WHO? A well-earned rest.... Y ES IT IS OUR GIANT FRIEND GORA SINGH THE URES c«^ ER HAVING A REST ON TWO CHAIRS AFTER HIS SHEEP-EATING AND BRAND Y-DRINKING ACT AT FM PRESS PLACE ON MONDAY FREE PRESS PKTIRE

FINAL TEST WILL NOT GO BEYOND 5 DAYS [ARTICLE]

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FINAL TEST WILL NOT GO BEYOND 5 DAYS THERE Is no question of the decisive fifth Test match between England and South Africa beginning at pie Oval on Aug. 13. being extended beyond five days although the rubber" stands at two matches each. Mr. S. Griffith, the M.C.C. Assistant Secretary,

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SOCCER FRIENDLY- Salzburg F.C. Sino-Malays, Jalan Besar, 8 p.m. S.A.F.A. Div. 2B: Y.M.S.A, v Balestier United. Jalan Besar, 7 p.m. SBHFA leagu e and cup: Group 'A': S.T.B. v Chartered Bank, Jalan Beaar; Hongkong Bank v S.T.C.. Farrer Park; Group 'B: Ford v Malayan Airways, Farrer Park; Sime Darby v