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The Singapore Free Press, 28 July 1955

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Masthead [TITLE SECTION]

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The Singapore Free Press largest Afternoon Sale m Malaya |43t I. Siigapore. Thurs.. July 28. 1955. Prior |g is

57 aboard plane shot down by Bulgarian A-A [ARTICLE]

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57 aboard plane shot down by Bulgarian A-A a I <)l R-ENGINED airliner of the Israeli El AI Air- lines, bound for Tel Aviv from London, with 50 passengpri and a crew of seven, crashed m flames early yesterday after being fired on by Bulgarian antiaircraft guns. There were no

ULTIMATUM BY FIREMEN: DIRECT ACTION IF... [ARTICLE]

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ULTIMATUM BY FIREMEN DIRECT ACTION IF... gIN'GAPORE city firemen have threatened to take t action" if the City Council failed to finalise their I new pay scheme by the end of j next month. In a letter to the city prei lent, the firemen's union president. Inche Buang Sen- j

Rubber over $1.37 [ARTICLE]

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Rubber over $1.37 THE price of rubber m Singapore this morning jumped to its highest level since the beginning of February 1952 when first grade, August shipment, fob. buyers, was quoted at $1.37- a lb., a rise of three cents above yesterday's close. The higher price was reported to be

HATTA HOPEFUL [ARTICLE]

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HATTA HOPEFUL Vice President Mohammed Hatta said m Jakarta yesterday that he hoped a new government would be formed within the next few days.— A. P.

Governor as patron [ARTICLE]

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Governor as patron The Governor of Singapore, Sir Robert Brown Black, has consented to be patron of the Chinese YMCA. according to its president, Dr. Chen Su Lan.

POLICE KNOW IT'S TOUGH [ARTICLE]

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POLICE KNOW IT'S TOUGH POLICE m Malaya who volunteered for special operations must have appreciated that their Living conditions must sometimes be hard. Mr. Henry Hopkinson, Minister of State for the Colonies, told the House of Commons yesterday. He was answering I complaint by Mr. Victor Yates, g Labour MP.

ALLIANCE NOW LEADING 33-1 [ARTICLE]

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ALLIANCE NOW LEADING 33-1 I MAO chief iallis EWJM a small hotel bedroom m Kuala 1 Lumpur, where he has been "hiding." the Federation of Malaya's future Chief Minister, Tengku Abdul Kahman said this morning that he was confident the Alliance would win 51 seats m the election. "I am

'OUR SUCCESS IS NOT CUE TO COMMUNAL VOTING' [ARTICLE]

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'OUR SUCCESS IS NOT CUE TO COMMUNAL VOTING' SPEAKING from UMNO headquarters m Johore Bahru this morning. Dr Ismail bin Abdul Rahman, UMNO Vice-President answered charges by defeated candidates that the Alliance suecess wa.s due to communal voting tt j a th, i *v He said: "The reply to that

LATEST RESULTS [ARTICLE]

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LATEST RESULTS KRIAN (PKRAK) Hajl Ahmad Tuan Hussin (PMIP) 8,685. Ilaji Sulaiman Balastine (All) 8,235; Mohd Jan bin Ngah Mohd (Nap) 3.315. SINGE! PKRAK ITU Mohd Ghazali Jawi (All) 16.781: Mat Judin bin Haji Ahmad (Ind.) 4.595; Syed Nordin Wafa (NAP) 2.099. SUNGKI PKRAK HILIR Abdul Aziz bi n Haji

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Victor and Vanquished [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Victor and Vanquished INCHE SULEIMAN bin Dato Abdul Rahman of the Alliance (left) who won the Johore Jiahru constituency over Dato Onn bin Ja afar (Negara) taking a snack at his headquarters yesterday. He polled 8,745 votes to his opponent's 2,802. Picture above shows Dato Onn talking to students of

Talk with Reds, Diem told [ARTICLE]

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Talk with Reds, Diem told 1 TNITED STATES. Q v and French rei tives m Saigon 1; tic notes, urged s _th nam Premier Ngo Dinh to start pre-electora] with the Comnuir. minh. it was n ciallv m Saigon The notes invited Diem's goternment to reply to Communist invitations f

BULGANIN AND KHRUSHCHEV TO VISIT BRITAIN [ARTICLE]

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BULGANIN AND KHRUSHCHEV TO VISIT BRITAIN L^IR ANTHONY EDEN, the British Prime Minister, i announced m the House of Commons yesterday that Marshal Bulganin and Mr. Khrushchev, the Communist Party Secretary, had accepted an invitation to visit Britain early next year. The Prime Minister made the announcement during a debate

Siamese twins die [ARTICLE]

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Siamese twins die A pair of 11-month-old Siamese twin pirls from East Germany died yesterday soon after they were separated by a West Berlin surgeon- U.P.

ROYAL CEREMONY [ARTICLE]

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ROYAL CEREMONY The Princess Royal will officially open the new Montreal General Hospital on Oc- tober 4. Reuter

51 killed in Algerian hill battle [ARTICLE]

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51 killed in Algerian hill battle THIRTY Algerian outlaws were killed near Constantine last night after they had ambushed and killed 21 Foreign Legionnaires. The rebel band, armed with automatic weapons, ambushed a Legion convoy about five a.m. on the twisting Ejellal-Taberga road m the Aures mountain region of eastern

No war now, says Tito [ARTICLE]

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No war now, says Tito President Tito told 100,000 Yugoslavs gathered m the Croatian town of Karlstadt yesterday that he considered the results of the Geneva summit conference show that war will be avoided. "Mankind can breathe more calmly," he added, "but great efforts are still required to settle all

Much distrust and suspicion removed, says Sir Anthony [ARTICLE]

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Much distrust and suspicion removed, says Sir Anthony SIR ANTHONY Eden, the British Prime Minister, yesterday told the House of Commons: "So long as Germany is divided there can be no real security m Europe." He was opening a debate on the recent Big Four conference m Geneva. Sir Anthony

ANTI-PERON RIVAL TALKS [ARTICLE]

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ANTI-PERON RIVAL TALKS pOR the first time sine President Peron assumed power m 1946, an anti-Pero-nista rival was allowed to address the nation by ra<lio last night to state his party's position m the face of the President's call for a political truce. Senor Arturo Frondizi, president of the National

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MODRHDUSEsI ENGLAND'S FINEST 8 A^_^-_jL l rr^yL n^ England's Finest Fruits ar c used for >*> g A V"" Moorhouse's "England's Finest" jams and SS fc-JSkJ CVen theSe are raded ttmi selected before << 8 V /lu\ under ideal conditions .it Sunglow << << L^^^T The ua,,, y Flavour of

Dance-band leader weds his singer [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Dance-band leader weds his singer I_v VIVIENNE IM'CKRIDGE 1 r FTHE romance of a local 1 band-leader and the I B rl who sang with the d, has led to the mar- ige of Mr. Dewand 1 c hand and Miss Theresa Carvallo. Mr Chand is best known m Singapore

THEATRE ROOF CAVES IN BUT THE SHOW GOES ON [ARTICLE]

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THEATRE ROOF CAVES IN BUT THE SHOW GOES ON PART of London's famous Palladium Theatre collapsed last night. A huge chunk oi ceiling fell On the rear rows of the main auditorium a few minutes bethe curtain was to go upon a show headed by American singer Rosemary Clooney. Five

SO NOW HE KNOWS HE'S WED [ARTICLE]

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SO NOW HE KNOWS HE'S WED A BRITISH Appeals court yesterday finally sorted out the matrimonial tangle >t British Lord and his ex-wife who found accession of marriages that they wen short ol on*' divorce. The court straightened out the long-standing mix-up by ruling that a single divorce was enough

Empire Supreme Court [ARTICLE]

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Empire Supreme Court SIR HARTLEY PROPOSAL BY SIR HARTLEY SHAWCPOSS. former Socialist Attorney General proposed m London yesterday the setting up of a Supreme Court of the British Commonwealth to include "the cream of its judicial talent." Sir Hartley, leading barrister and present Labour Party Member of Parliament, was addressing

Snake peril as floods hit Assam [ARTICLE]

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Snake peril as floods hit Assam SIRENS, bugles and loudspeakers yesterday warned villagers along the Brahmaputra River to evacuate their homes, m the path of a raging new flood sweeping down upon Assam from the Upper Himalayan reaches. A.s torrential rains continued, the river had reached unprecedented heights near Tsela

Untitled [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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NINE Singapore police ollieerSi honoured by the Queen for bravery and distinguished service m the May riots and last year's Kallang air crash, were guests of the Singapore Rotary Club at a luncheon meeting yesterday. The speaker was the Police Secretary, Mr. Peter Claque. The Chief Minister, Mr. David Marshall,

Police warn on mental criminals [ARTICLE]

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Police warn on mental criminals Kritish police chiefs raster day 1 that they were "alarmed" at the number of people arrested for cony ni'.ttiri2 the most savage and brutal offences, who were subsequently found to have been mental pat They were concerned about the apparent ease" with which §uch patients

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The Singapore Free Press THURSDAY, July 28, 1955. SILENT HEROES [ARTICLE]

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The Singapore Free Press THURSDAY, July 28, 1955. SILENT HEROES IN the new Federal Gov- ernment now m the making, there should be a voice to speak on behalf of the veterans of Malaya's long and bitter, and now inevitably victorious, struggle against Communist domination. We refer to the Malayan

The Swiss would rather have tourists [ARTICLE]

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The Swiss would rather have tourists ROBERT ALLEN says Cl NEVANS View( a mi 1 "Bit Four" talk.s in their liikr-sifi' cii with mixed feelings H tvlng seen so many International conferences' during the last ft) years, they w< j mildly apathetic. Indeed, the hoteliers viewed the "summit' conference with

POCKET CARTOON [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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POCKET CARTOON OSBERT LANCASTER by Do you realise, Unity, that if this bovrgtois enthusiasm for Russia goes much further, there's a grave danger of our finding ourselves m an unpersecuted majority

BY THE WAY [ARTICLE]

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BY THE WAY Beachcomber QNCE again a wail goe.s up about the overcrowding m Harley-street. The .subletting of consulting-rooms is a growing scandal, and a woman with measle.s may find herself putting her tongue out at a doctor who is tapping someone else's knee m a crowded corner. People stumble

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A HAN'DSOMK (.111 HISTORY OF TIME MI.ASI KIMI.M I i ROLEX JG.C.DeSILVA&BROS.J I "Jewellers" 3. RAFFLES PLACE if 8 Singapore- 1 Tel: *****$

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AVAIL YOURSELF of 20 yean of experience m estate development by CREDIT FONCIER MEYER CHAMBERS, 3rd FLOOR, (Raffles Place) BINJAI PARK A HIGH CLASS RESIDENTIAL ESTATE AT 6^ M.S. DUNEARN ROAD MANY LOTS IN THIS PARKLIKE ESTATE ARE IN ELEVATED SITUATION WATER ELECTRICITY ARE LAID ON AREAS 11.000 to 30,000

EXPERT DUPED TAX MEN FOR 6 YEARS [ARTICLE]

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EXPERT DUPED TAX MEN FOR 6 YEARS i\( OME-TAX accountant Hyman Mendel Schiff had his own interpretation of P.A.Y.E. In his deals with the Inland Revenue it meant Prosperity At Your Fxp< k nse." For Schiff, who made the returns for over 400 I> n firms, kept two sets of

Man sold bird eggs, fined £55 [ARTICLE]

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Man sold bird eggs, fined £55 a MIN who said he V A dt ilt with more birds' >< eggs than anybody else m V the world was fined a >< total of 5 witn C5O >; costs for selling and offer- SJ Ins, "*Hd birds' eggs for ?< lale.

Mother unfit to plead [ARTICLE]

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Mother unfit to plead Mrs. Renee Maria Goodchild, 30. of Buckhurst Hill. Essex, accused of causing grievous bodily harm to her three-year-old daughter. Joyce, by throwing her over a railway bridge with intent to murder, was found to be insane and unfit to plead when she appeared at the Old

New O.C.P.D. [ARTICLE]

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New O.C.P.D. Mr. J. Crossley. the Raub O.C.P.D. has been transferred to Kuantan. His place has been taken by Mr. J. A. Clemens, formerly assistant 0.C.P.D., Raub.

LIFE IN PRAGUE IS JUST FINE, SHE SAYS [ARTICLE]

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LIFE IN PRAGUE IS JUST FINE, SHE SAYS English wife home on holiday AN Enghshwoman who has lived m Czechoslovakia for seven year* said m London: "I like living there very much indeed." Mrs. Jean Eisler, 39-year-old wife of Mr. Paul Eisler, a Czech economist and author who was wounded

Modern windows make burglary easy, they say [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Modern windows make burglary easy, they say IVTINDOWS without hars but only overlapping Slass blinds (louvres) m Singapore Improvement Trust houses at Guillemard Road area are worrying some 280 tenants. For the louvres, they say, can easily be opened from the outside with pincers or a screwdriver -affording no protection

Hawkers' first anniversary [ARTICLE]

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Hawkers' first anniversary The Taipintf Hawkers* Association has planned a gala programme for its first anniversary on July 31. There will be a ceremony at its premises m Kota Road at noon and dinner at Kum Loong restaurant at 6 p.m.

Sir K. Grubb for S'pore [ARTICLE]

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Sir K. Grubb for S'pore SIR KENNETH GRUBB. president ol the Church Missionary Society and chairman of the Commission of Churches ion International Affairs, will I visit Singapore m October during a three and -a half months overseas tour. Before arriving here, Sir Kenneth will visit Hong Kong, Indonesia. Australia

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FUN 'n GAMES < 1 W>_S_____3L JOHN WADDINCrON //f-ftjfti GAMES "Monopoly" ALL m lued $9 50 "Sorry de Luze" EACH "Sony Standard" £6/75 Soi.ta.re Games $4/70 "Skudo" &3/50 m Poker Dice $2/15 set Jm^ JmmM Sets j 9/ ,j m Best Draughts $3/85 set Playing Cards from .75 Ctl pack

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lkflkfkf MANDRAKE by Lee Falk and Phil Davis I 1 [ANOTH^STHEfOOT-m J I I ffUA-- f H^gf^ 11 S^^sg^l w MONEY THAT VANISHED FROM J WHAT-TJ M L p C A U c L r m.A n.. A L YOU.TOUAIST? nl, I VOUAAE-THE TOURIST/ V --FOR ALL THE VAULTS/ \T

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4 H YOUR LUCKY STAR JJORN toda>, your intuitions J and impulses are near surface. Nine times out of tin J you a< t first— and think al.imt it later- Half of the time, your d«ri- sions are the ri«ht ones, the T rest of the time, it mi^'ht ha^e

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U.K. closing prices [ARTICLE]

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U.K. closing prices LONDON. July 27. Previous Today i.i rkfr No 1 RSS e.i.f. European 37 j buyers 37", buyers r?r?s \u^.st 38 'h sellers 39. sellers kViK No 1 R*S ci.f. European 37 > 2 buyers 38 buyer.-, i <eutember 38 IICTS 39 i'KKK No 1 RSS Settlement 3D

New York prices [ARTICLE]

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New York prices NEW YORK, July 27 Previous Today Tin Straits spot and nearby 98.87 nom. 98.25 nom. Tin futures July 98.25 bid deleted 99.50 asked August 96.25 bid 96.35 bid 97.50 asked 97.35 asked September 94.90 bid 94 65 bid 96.10 asked 95.65 asked TONE: Quitt SALES: Nil. Rl

U.S. PEPPER [ARTICLE]

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U.S. PEPPER Spot Nfalabar 47. Awaiting retesst 47. Afloats 46 to 46. July 45... Sarawak spot 43. Awaiting release 42. Afloat* 41 to 40*_. July shipment 39»_. Lampong spot 47. Awaiting release 47. Afloats 46' i to 46. July 45' 2 All sellers ex-dock. Above prices quoted m U.S. cents

Copra, coconut oil prices [ARTICLE]

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Copra, coconut oil prices COPR.\ Philippines c.i.f. UK/North t.urupean delivered weight per l»ll| ton A us. Sept. COPRA Philippines f.o.b. Manila m »>ulk. p«.r long »on COPRA Straits c.i.f. UK/North Kuropean delivered weight per l»"g ton July/ Aug. Aug. Sept. < oc ONI T OIL erode Straits c.i.f. C X

DOW JONES AVERAGES [ARTICLE]

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DOW JONES AVERAGES NEW YORK. July 27. •>* i~a t Previous Today L nd r i a S ***** .45 159.47 159.71 4'» Dom^tic Bonds 99.61 99 55 utilities 66.68 66 65 t»l Mocks Composite Average 168.77 168 84

WOMAN WANTED TO BE A MOTHER [ARTICLE]

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WOMAN WANTED TO BE A MOTHER XT WAS the great sorrow I m the life of 44-year- I old Mrs. Kathleen Ballard j that she had no children, She told her friend. Mrs. Neale. herself a mother-to-be: "I wish it was me who was having i the baby." Twice Mrs.

'Give newly-weds tax rebate' [ARTICLE]

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'Give newly-weds tax rebate' PROBLEMS of young people,, especially newly weds, will be discussed at the National League of Young Liberals' conference at Leicester University on September 10 and 11. The South Kensington branch suggests that a study should be made, starting with the conditions of employment of young people

Claims trial on chandu charge [ARTICLE]

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Claims trial on chandu charge Mohamed Noor bin LatifT, 24, of Kampong Bahru, Pa.sir Mas, Kelantan, claimed trial m the Sessions Court there on a charge of possession of 20 tahiLi of chandu, on July 18.

THAT $600 HAIR-DO SURVIVES ARMY JAIL [ARTICLE]

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THAT $600 HAIR-DO SURVIVES ARMY JAIL pRIVATE Tom Wood the A Territorial who would not have a haircut, got out of the glasshouse" complete with his Teddy Boy curls. Most of them, anyway. His blue beret sat correctly on his head, the badge above his left eye, the band straight

Sultan's Gold Medal for jungle nurse [ARTICLE]

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Sultan's Gold Medal for jungle nurse OED CROSS nurse Miss Violet Morse. of Bournemouth, who cared for 12,000 Malayan villagers has been awarded the heavy gold Ne<>ri Sembilan Medal by the Sultan. She If the first Red Cross worker to be given the award and now she has the Queen's

CHILD-KILLER WAS TRAPPED BY CAR [ARTICLE]

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CHILD-KILLER WAS TRAPPED BY CAR Man is sentenced to death IT was the little black car] bought second-hand by 42--■fear-Old Ernest Charles Hardin'.' that led to his being con- j vioted at Birmingham Assizes lor the murder of a child. Its former owner saw it on his way home from

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NAUGHTY OLD PARR [ARTICLE]

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NAUGHTY OLD PARR Three hundred years ago London smog (and overeating) killed a fantastic veteran nrfOE sky darkens; Uu 1 very air turns g duly. choking yellow; motorist* slow to a craw] a ltti h i adl am pa pi ering through the midday gloom Smog h&a wrapji (i London

Untitled [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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pulure. THE silent fairground at \V>.VT>iouth, Dorset was nnde r three feet of water last week after flooding i a used by a succession of etoodfcant* Straw covers the surface of the water swirling between the roundabout* and sideshows. Reuter

THE WORLD'S STRANGEST STORIES [ARTICLE]

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THE WORLD'S STRANGEST STORIES C.D.T. BAKER-CARR by Earl of Arundel n. protege into the i. Head public house n< the Strand. There i who was anyone m I n society came to see King's Painter m 0 Sir Anthony Van Dyck commissioned to c.v portrait. Old Parr's most m.: visitors

WELL, IS IT EATING OR DRINKING? [ARTICLE]

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WELL, IS IT EATING OR DRINKING? WHEN a cat greedily laps up >> er of milk is it thirsty? ,-i t.< were m doubt as a cat can distinn the sensations md thirst. So they put nine to the test. cat was put m a box had a movable metal

The £150-a-week housewife says 'mink? Oh, no' [ARTICLE]

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The £150-a-week housewife says 'mink? Oh, no' 4X excited, bright-eyed girl told what it feels like to be the wife of a man whose pay has leaped overnight from £15 to H5O a week. Husband Eddie Firmani, Charlton's inside forward who ed for Sampdoria, the Genoa football club, for a

Remember the postmaster [ARTICLE]

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Remember the postmaster Please, says New York's Postmaster, please have your secretary take letters to the post when she goes out for coffee m the morning. It seems that the city's mallboxes are empty between ten and three, then so packed between four and seven that office boys leave piles

NOT ENOUGH CASH, SO WORK ON BUILDING 1,500 HOMES IS STOPPED [ARTICLE]

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NOT ENOUGH CASH, SO WORK ON BUILDING 1,500 HOMES IS STOPPED pLANS to build 1,500 freeenterprise houses on half a dozen estates near London have been halted because building societies cannot advance money to would-be home buyers. TWa was announced by Mr. Leo Henry Paul Meyer, chairman of Ideal Building

A lesson for the headmaster [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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A lesson for the headmaster Expert Alphornist Mr. Martin Christen watches with a smile as Mr. Albert Harvey, headmaster of Spenborough Millbridge School, Liversedge, Yorkshire, tries to sound the 14-foot alphorn he has been sent from Switzerland. Mr. Christen has come from Switzerland to teach Mr. Harvey to play the

Dollars for Peter the pilot [ARTICLE]

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Dollars for Peter the pilot Eiehteen-year-old Peter Woods, of Cavendish-road .Black. dool who wan" to be an airline pilot, has received a 25 Pto \ZvmZ 722 ii! 7d eift— "to get some flyln* time. US fnXertfan^oman 'sent It t/ him She heard he ha d spent all his pocket money

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/Jv i v r v M l v I fc m M 1 WHITBREAD Sola Afantt: MALAYA AND BORNEO JOHN LITTLE <malaya> LTD. SINGAPORE KUALA LUMPUR PEHANG

WORLD NEW [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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WORLD NEW niCTUKE top left of page shows the funeral for the French victims of the Bastille Day riots m Casablanca when seven people were killed by a bomb thrown onto a cafe terrace. Centre left shows troops clearing demonstrators from Old Medina, native section of Casablanca. One pretty French

IN PICTURES [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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IN PICTURES L H&" JP:<&i iimP HHEnaHaaa4Rawa»ii«BaßßßßßP rers m d beaches. Picture above was Iken at the Lido m Hyde Park, London the famous Serpentine, during ie recent heat wave. ■„„.„vr^w.-. ii.iifinnnnnnnmf ••nnnanr^ofwrnirnwaani -:>-dflaS9fi ONE OF THE Royal Navy's smallest war ships. Stickleback, a new Shrimp class midget submarine, leaving

THE FLYING BEDSTEAD' [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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THE FLYING BEDSTEAD' WEIRD LOOKING trai sport from anothi world? Not at all It's tt Rolls Royce •'Flying Bet stead' 1 which wai on i the recent Faniborouj Hampshire i display, it Is test machine and can taki i vertically. On the left, Sheik Rata AI Ballm M Sabah, the

FILM STAR and the JOURNALIST [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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FILM STAR and the JOURNALIST HENRY THODY By /l day with Gina Mjollobrigi<g a f PHE film script called for an Englishman with a 1 curly. Edwardian moustache. Italy, it seemed, was unable to provide an actor who grew such a "prop." The problem was resolved on a platform In

SAILORS WHO FEAR THE IRON CURTAIN [ARTICLE]

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SAILORS WHO FEAR THE IRON CURTAIN Problem is finding ships pOREIGN sailors who dare not go back to their homes behind the Iron Curtain are a problem for officials whose job it is to find ships for them m London. There are thousands of sailors who sought freedom by (Mcaplns

$215 brought her part ownership in uranium mine [ARTICLE]

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$215 brought her part ownership in uranium mine 48-year-old American housewife who invested $215 on the hunch of a friend last month, is now a part-own-er of the second -richest uranium deposit ever found. Mrs. Dorothy Madigan and her husband, John, a truck company supervisor, have spent their summer vacations

Average U.S. marriage lasts 13.4 years [ARTICLE]

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Average U.S. marriage lasts 13.4 years "MARRIAGE m the United lf States has an average duration of 13.4 years, according to a new U.S. Census Bureau survey. But the survey also disclosed that 80 per cent of all married women between the ages of 15 and 59 were still wed

The Duke's old car is [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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The Duke's old car is BURLY Max Obie, a \v w Yorker with a nd c rew-cut, basabig wn ite English car which is so startling that he n ot take it on the roa d He is building a }sft. trailer to take it to xhibitions. "Last time 1

It is too eye-catching to be driven, says EVELYN IRONS [ARTICLE]

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It is too eye-catching to be driven, says EVELYN IRONS IMIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII sional mannequin, have five < these super-cars between them, doing the repairs them--4> M S. The pride of their collection i s the Rolls. Mr. Obie reckons it has cost him about £3,000, including the time he .i> spent

U.S. showpiece [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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U.S. showpiece Aided by photographs from Belgium showing the body under construction, he spent months of spare time restoring the old car to its original glory. Its features include circular doors, giving it its nickname, "the Circular Rolls." The car came to the United States just before the war, and

TO TIBET BY SCOOTER [ARTICLE]

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TO TIBET BY SCOOTER VINETEEN year old A^ Oxford undergraduate Peter White will get out this month for Tibet on a motor scooter. On the back will be a U nt. sleeping bag and a portable pressure stove. His ambition is to flail every country m the world and he

This is the new Regency [ARTICLE]

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This is the new Regency DEREK HARRIS by Liquid smoothness, superb comfort, remarkable perfomance, aristocratic opulence, and all the qualities associated with a name famous throughout the motor world THE superblyi comfortiible car cruised at 70 miles an hour along the 1 ad, riding with incredible .smoothness, its ecu pant

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v-c^aaaaaaar *J**^av.# ~.iS?aj_____r TRIUMPH SPORTS CAR -brings Q new inspiration This amazing C*< m its standard touring trim and without overdrive is capable of at least 100 rn.p.h. It is fitted with a 2 litre engine .md four speed gearhandsome line* of the Triumph Sports Car make it attractive is

THE SCENE ON THE BALCONY [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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THE SCENE ON THE BALCONY SEWELL STOKES /jj^l.HiJiWJJJStll by DRAWING BY FACT or FICTION? Read this problem story and judge for yourself. The answer will be published tomorrow. mi inn 11 m t 111 nt m iiiiiim iit ii iLi THE answer to f yesterday's 'Did It Happen' tale— I

READY-MADES hit PARIS [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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READY-MADES hit PARIS NADEANE WALKER r -by- /■OOD looking ready-to-U wear is the newest inkle m French fashl How to be chic though nch is no longer an table problem for the idious Frenchwoman. the first time, she it possible to buy designed, well made thes off the rack. <

WIMPIE, the wombat even MANICURES his own nails [ARTICLE]

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WIMPIE, the wombat even MANICURES his own nails BRINGING UP BABY i URS. Lorraine D'Essen 1* of Manhattan is bringing up a baby— but an Australian womnow happily settled into a habitat far removed from his bush home. D'Essen, who was a before her marriage, trains animals" for teleu appearances

Shed bathe in eau-decologne if... [ARTICLE]

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Shed bathe in eau-de-cologne if... DV Abrahall stood guard °ut Ide the dressing- her friend, pianist n Joyce at the Festival ail London, and explained wallers: "She needs five to get cool." s Joyce, who had just 1 d a recital, was washing eau-de-Cologne 4 Td m the stuff if

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Lap Tjp&s&mwP^' •>•■-''' sfllre^laa^^ ___P^\. i •i^* -^mW^ I ■H^^V^ „-jj_f gWfo J__(__V- /^H K. \TEm Wv &s&ismmm^mm %mm%\ mii iirilri"^ PP*^^^ 4 BPPH^W^^^*aa^^^^^a^W( OHS^^ 9k :^Swm%\ymwSS^^mßS9SS^SmSl^^i!i:ii<^^^ x^%P '-'^9HHHk Roanani bt. Ibrahim South Kfdah It is the ambition of parents the world <y/er to plan a grand future for their

BLESS THAT SHOEMAKER! [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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BLESS THAT SHOEMAKER! WILLIAM HICKEY ftAnwyal secret at the Royal Garden Party I v.i.'. the ga: pa. ickinghan p t. ai avatchinf tia- Q i that Bultn hd kink I discovered maker important man m Th( re are oth ti pride ij i r milliner, or to r. or to

They found rocking horses in the attic [ARTICLE]

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They found rocking horses in the attic DISREGARDING a steady drizzle Princess Alexandra and the Duke of Kent, Miss Charlotte Bowater and Lord Christopher Thynne sat for a quarter of an hour m the flood-lit gardens of Gorhambury, the Earl of Verulam's house near St. Albans. London. They had been

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bbbt"""" bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbV aaaaaaiaa CIAKS ACROSS m rk !•>• 2 Well-known but not the editor 4 Tenda frocks? (.7). II). 5 Beatrice and Benedick had 5 A sswti'i painf «4). much (3). 7 atajmblt In a journey? (4). 6 Conceal* the skins (I), 1 mstTiilT l thCBe sWel 10 What a

NOW LIBERACE FACES the CAMERAS [ARTICLE]

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NOW LIBERACE FACES the CAMERAS MICHAEL RUDDY by But ends up m bandages" i, >. i1. i. ••1. ■■> ,>•■>•, >>., i HiimmH HOW would you like to 1^50,000 ($2,975,--ar? talked with a man and he enjoys But when I get tired. I can always get my Mother to cook

Bridge Hand [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Bridge Hand lather side vulnerable South dealer The bidding. SOUTH vest EAST Pasa 2 4 Pass 34 Pass 6 4 All pasa seem that North wa 6 quite ambitious m Jumping all the atx, but lets see bow he j« uhen South rebid three North could see no losers m

Untitled [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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SINCE Tarzan stood under a waterfall, beat his chest and rent the air with his famous jungle call, the bath scene has been one of the big assets m picture making. Directors have used it through the years from the silents down to the present day— like death and taxes

PLAYING SAFE? [ARTICLE]

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PLAYING SAFE? OOLITIC AL note. The neuI trallst political weekly Observateur served dry martinis scotch, champapn^ and vodka at its annual birthday party m Pari* recently.

It's a new experience [ARTICLE]

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It's a new experience SAID actor Edmond O'Brien, now starring m George Orwell's IW4" at Elstree Studios: "In my films I have shot hundreds of people, been a cop who has chased crooks and a crook who has been rhased by the police. But this Is the first time I've

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1 1 PACKING I as J by TRANSPORT STORAGE LTD. 173 CECIL STREET SINGAPORE aai at THUS I HEcQlPai!^.^^ f j W f r^^^mrmmji t^mT mmam wKm\Wmmr m^^T^km\ l IM I-»n» fP'",^^ a *aY l a^^aaaaw haa Bvj t* iS a at WL_ fBTr^P^P^H kaa^^^^^ f The weekly issue of

FREE PRESS SPORT 3 PAGES DAILY [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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FREE PRESS SPORT 3 PAGES DAILY MAR 4 lANO

Peter could not show his prize [ARTICLE]

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Peter could not show his prize OPEN golf champion Peter Thomson could not show off the trophy he won for the second year when he played m an exhibition J match m Edinburgh recent- iy. He and pretty wife Lois could not open the trophy case. The lock was jammed

B.O.D. MILITARY TEAM FOR CUP CRICKET [ARTICLE]

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B.O.D. MILITARY TEAM FOR CUP CRICKET rh< n itch t"i Mi- I ween 8.0.D Military and 8.0.D Civilians will b* friendly mil on I Military team will be I I n irpei 'i-' i HaJ it J Mai lunate Capt .i a Ortinble, cap. J A KetleM Cdr. E. M

Sales talk [ARTICLE]

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Sales talk GEORGE WHITING It is all just a question of— —AND IN THIS BRITAIN LEADS AMERICA! w-*.w.'nniMßffQtQlflowujOHC I QCM X v MAR< I INO DEI ENDS THE HEAVITWEIGHT HAM IV I'lnVsllll* Oh THE WORLD LN NEW aOKK Nl \l K^;^ iR T°H. 'KU'f "DESPITE oiW^l^MS I vilo\\ ii vi

ON TOP OF THE WORLD [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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ON TOP OF THE WORLD /tI.YMPIC and world athletic honours are forecast for q ll MARGARET FRANCIS, ll year-old medical student at S Manchester University— sheer showing her class over the 5 hurdles. Margaret native af MacChiesfieid. Ceahlre, recent- i Q Iv broke the British women's 100 yds. record and

'Tee-wheeler' takes the walk out of golf [ARTICLE]

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'Tee-wheeler' takes the walk out of golf EVELYN IRONS i b > I AMERICAN FAIRWAYS 1 CONTROVERSY AMONG THE GOLFERS IN THE UNITED S i About 7000 of these run- abouts are m use. with the p idea of taking the effort out of the game by transporting players and

Channel swim on Aug. 11 [ARTICLE]

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Channel swim on Aug. 11 from 16 nations will take part m this year.-, mterational cross channel nrlmwlng ace on Aug. 11, it was announced t Folkstone yesterday. The race, sponsored by Mr. Billy lutlin, who runs a chain of popular olidav camps m Britain, offers cash riSM totalling £1.900

SIKHS RETAIN TOP POSITION [ARTICLE]

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SIKHS RETAIN TOP POSITION Young Men's Sikh Association, ■ie BAFA Div. 2B league le laintained their 100 percent record hen they defeated Balestier l -2 In i replay at Jauan Beeai adium last night. Sikhs .scored through Inderjeei ingh <3». Mohinder Singh an vtar Singh while George Chua I nth

H.K. TEAM ROUT S. AUSTRALIA [ARTICLE]

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H.K. TEAM ROUT S. AUSTRALIA rpilK TOURING SOUTH CHINA 1 SOCCER TEAM FROM HONG KONG TROUjNCED SOUTH AUSTRALIA BY 12 GOALS TO ML IN FLOOD-LIT GAME AT LDELAIDE LAST NIGHT. The Australians appeared to he holding the visitors far the first 20 minutes but the Chinese suddenly turned the game

AUSTRIANS GO FLAT OUT TO GAIN FIRST WIN IN SINGAPORE [ARTICLE]

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AUSTRIANS GO FLAT OUT TO GAIN FIRST WIN IN SINGAPORE Jack Beaumont By V(l Hal \VS, WHO HAVE BETTER RESULTS AGAINST S TOURING TEAMS THAN ANY OTHER SINGAPORE OR mii AYAN SIDE MADE THE AUSTRIANB <i() FLAT Oil FOR 1 111 IK i 3-1 VICTORY AT JALAN BESAR STADIUM LAST

The scoring [ARTICLE]

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The scoring This is bow the goals were aitnatee: Iloohleitner laid on uilor-made goalmouth chance for Fleck who crashed the ball past the helpless Angullia. 15 minutes. Dannenberger (pen) „fter Vonderka had been brought iown from behind. H minutes: Hocnleitner s fast drive from 25 yards beat Angullla „11 the

Counties score 233 v. S. Africa [ARTICLE]

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Counties score 233 v. S. Africa liHE South African cricketers fresh from their triumph In the fourth Test, played their first two -day fixture of the tour against the minor counties here at Stoke-on-Trent yesterday. They met with some opposition but were not really troubled m dismissing the Counties for

MOORE & HAW ROUT RE [ARTICLE]

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MOORE HAW ROUT RE 1 Army Ordnance Corps "red an overwhelming nlne-wicket over Royal Engineers In Inter-Corpa cricket fixture at Gillman Barracks yesterday. RE 50 (Wellard 14. Maguire 13. Ramsay 12. Moore 6-25 Haw 4-19) KAOC 53-1 (Maguire 26 n.0., Allway 15 n.0.).

Wickets tumble in County cricket matches [ARTICLE]

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Wickets tumble in County cricket matches WICKETS galore tumbled m yesterday's county cricket programme. In eight championship matches, 117 wickets fell and three county teams were all out just after lunch Blackpool and Cardiff were the main scenes of devastation At Cardiff, 21 wickets tumbled m the match between Glamorgan

Untitled [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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tjVHt the first time since 1 1939, Italy won the King (ieorge V (iold Challenge Cup, the coveted prize m the international horse show, men's jumping championship Here is the Queen presenting the Cup to Col. Cartavegne. Popper picture.

Results, latest positions [ARTICLE]

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Results, latest positions S.B.H.F.A. league ____________________________aßßj__BjjjßjaißaaiiaaiaaiaßaVßaaaanraiaaaaaaaaaiaaa«B L crocp a Hongkong Bank 6 Traction ♦Tel. Board C. Bank P W D L F APts. Tel. Board 5 5 0 0 19 0 10 H.K Bank 4 3 0 1 15 3 6 C. Bank 3 1118 4 3 F. N. 4

'BISLEY' MEETING THIS WEEKEND [ARTICLE]

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'BISLEY' MEETING THIS WEEKEND The Singapore Rifle Associate n •BLsley" meeting will b e held at the Bukit Timah Range on Saturda;. and Sunday. Members and affiliated units aif reminded that all entries must I Mr C. M Ho, PO Box 957 (Tel *****> before tomorrow.

TODAY'S SPORT [ARTICLE]

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TODAY'S SPORT aoucu S.A.F.A. Community league: EuropeanK v Eurasians, Jalan Bcsar; IDlv. 2A: Argonaut* v V.M.M.A., Farrer Park; Dlv. 3B: Windsor Rovers v Spring dale, Geylang; Netajl v Dural Aflah. CYMA ground; Alexandra F.T. v Rajajl, Clerical Union (round; Govt. Service* league; Dlv. 1: Woodbridrfe v T.T.C. •A'. Printing ground;

COLONY TEAM FOR SAILING [ARTICLE]

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COLONY TEAM FOR SAILING International sallinK championships will be held at Tandjom? I^iok near Jakarta from AttfUf* 18 to 21. Sportsmen from Singapore, Manila and Bong Kong have accept td Invitations to attend thU event organised by two Jakarta sailing cluba. The international crmmplonshlp* will !>♦■ combined wi'h national <

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MAN-MOUNTAINS TO CLASH— THIS IS THE FIGHT Of THE CENTURY!! THERE WILL BE BLOOD AROUND THE RING!'! GORA vs. KONG 542 lbs. 410 lbs. BUD CODY vs. TIGER PURAN GENE MURPHY vs. SA VARAN SINGH RON THOMSON vs. L. K. SENG NEW STARS FROM NEW YORK CANADA!! BIC RUSH FOR

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GOLD CUP HOPE RENNIES 37 FOR 3F [ARTICLE]

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GOLD CUP HOPE RENNIES 37 FOR 3F KENNIES, a Gold t "P Pros pet t galloped m stylish lashioii on the training track this im rmng when he docked for three m a workout with Sihonev With lie II up. Kennies uas alw.ivs going belter than his stable mate. The

Donald's horse for Singapore [ARTICLE]

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Donald's horse for Singapore APOUI YKAR OLD horse. Petal, belonging to the late Mr. A. Donald of Singapore who died m an Kdinburgh hospital after an operation on Tuesday, is now enroute to Singapore. This was announced during yesterday's races at Fedcar. It is intended that the horse will race

Robust cup fixture at Friendly Hill [ARTICLE]

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Robust cup fixture at Friendly Hill |N a robust gsttal played at Prlendly Bill yesterday. 30 Bn RAOC I Div 1 team, beat Base District Workshops let en of Div. hv H-l alter extra time In their Annv Cup lixtnre. The score at the end of nor > 1 tinif

FRENCH DESIGN WINS GOODWOOD STAKES FOR SECOND TIME [ARTICLE]

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FRENCH DESIGN WINS GOODWOOD STAKES FOR SECOND TIME r«Mir niTRM WAS AGAIN AT GOODWOOD YESTERDAY TO T WATCH THE ElfiHT-YEAR-OLD GELDING FRENCH DESIGN WIN THE GOODWOOD STAKES OVER TWO MILES. THREE IF ORLONGS FOR THE SECOND TIME. He was successful three i v?ars ago. I French Design Is only tne

S.T.C. INCREASE STAKES [ARTICLE]

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S.T.C. INCREASE STAKES THE committee of the Singapore Turf Club have decided to Increase by $400 a race the stakes for Class Two unci Three horses at i their August Meeting on Aug 13, n and 19. The programme and amended stakes for the meeting are: ('la. I TWO: First

High, wide AND handsome [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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High, wide AND handsome *T«lllS is :."> year-old Gets* 1 Murphy. 265-lb. JaUUaM heavyweight wrestling champion of Canada and Waaataei of th c "Mi. Canada title m m 19.V). He U here for a sprles of lights and make s Ids first appearance at the nsaaaj World arena on Saturday

SWIFTS TEAM FOR MALACCA [ARTICLE]

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SWIFTS TEAM FOR MALACCA QWIFTS A.C. will send 18 athletes O and nine officials to M for the triangular athletic meet against Mercury AC. and ftfslscca :)n Sunday. Swifts won the meet on the two Dccasions it has been held.

FRENCH XV WIN IN N.Z. [ARTICLE]

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FRENCH XV WIN IN N.Z. T'HE French Rugby League team L which has been touring Australia opened their visit to New Zealand by beating a West Coast side 18-12 rit Greymouth yesterday. Reuter

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Free Press RACE FORM Speacial

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Free Press RACE FORM Speacial Thursday, July 28, 1955.

Form Guide for Penang Races [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Form Guide for Penang Races FOLLOWING are the i horses entered for the Penan* Turf Club August Bank Holiday meeting. CLASS ONE ABOVE ALL S( i;\H H *•:*>: 1-b-tt Spore 8-2 6P. i Dlt 3 Track good. i ViM II 112 started) 30-4-o5 ,N n (Tait) CI. 1 Div. Carnival

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