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The Singapore Free Press, 6 August 1955

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Masthead [TITLE SECTION]

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The Singapore Free Press r>t Afternoon Sale m iVlaiaya N( i j :"i. Ninuaimrr. Sat.. Aug. 19:»:,. Price If (ts.

Carmen Miranda, 41 sang, danced then died going to bed [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Carmen Miranda, 41 sang, danced then died going to bed TRAGEDY OF TWO STARS •\KMEX MIRANDA, tiny "Brazilian bombshell" tamed for her dancing, singing, bare midrifl and -salad head-dresses, collapsed and died of a heart •k as she was goina- to bed early yesterday She .-..is 41. Shortly before, she

WEDDING SHOCK FOR AIRMAN [ARTICLE]

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WEDDING SHOCK FOR AIRMAN THE bottom dropped out ol the joyous homecoming yesterday of Airman Daniel Schmidt, one of the 11 US. airmen freed two days ago trom captivity m Red China. The Air Force, which had i hidden the truth from him since Thursday, broke the news to Schmidt

SPECIAL ROBBED [ARTICLE]

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SPECIAL ROBBED A special constable, Pairon bin Haji Pa.^hid. was K>bb< d of $47 by three Chinese m a back lane oil Tras Street, Singapore, last night

RUBBER DOWN [ARTICLE]

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RUBBER DOWN F Mowing the easier >vernight London and New markets, the price ol rubber In Singapore thi- morning <>p' ned at $1,521 a lb. tor August th a. ale. li cents below yester- b '-lose. The tone was un- f un.

500,000 get more [ARTICLE]

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500,000 get more Some 500.000 Briti.sh Civil Service employees yestei were granted 5 per cent pay raises totalling 1 15,000,000 a year. A.P.

Bao Dai in Milan [ARTICLE]

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Bao Dai in Milan Emperor Bao Dai ol Vietnam and his family have arrived In Milan to shop and go sightt seeing A.P.

SUSAN BALL, 21, DIES [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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SUSAN BALL, 21, DIES Girl with groat heart alio made come-back actress Susan Ball, died of cane- of the lung yesterday m a L<; •les nursing home which she wenl r treatment after leaving hospital .'lv. She was 21. •lore than 18 months agoshe an operation for removal her right

PLANE CRASHES IN STREET [ARTICLE]

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PLANE CRASHES IN STREET stratocruiser irom Mm-, ills currying 68 people 1 led through a fence on landing at Midway airport. r hicago yesterday and came I m n street. No-one lajurta.- A.P.

'NEHRU, MARCH ON GOA' CRY BY 100,000 [ARTICLE]

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'NEHRU, MARCH ON GOA' CRY BY 100,000 OVER 100,000 excited men l and women shOU t ed Nehru, march troops into Goa" at i Poona <* mete •erday even! aile t bodies of two Indians killed by Portuguese Sten-gun fire* lasi Wednesday were cremated oo the bank ol the Mutha

CALL TO WORLD: ABANDON WARS [ARTICLE]

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CALL TO WORLD: ABANDON WARS (SCIENTISTS and Parliamentarians irom all over the orld last nitfht passed a unanimous resolution calling on all governments to "acknowledge pnbHcly" that their purpose* cannot be furthered by war. Tho resolution was passed at the end ot a conference on nuclear energy Ln London, amid

Suspects freed [ARTICLE]

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Suspects freed All Argentine' civilians detained followlns the June 16 rebellion have been nl* I I

Shock for Chinese in America [ARTICLE]

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Shock for Chinese in America RED china has Informed the Unit< I th it it considers all Chln< se nationals m Am« rIC t not J students are liable tor repatriation. author sources m New Delia said yesterday china Is reported to consider all people -if Chine ancestry her own

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Navy surprise for Mr. Marshall [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Navy surprise for Mr. Marshall Surprise that il is mainly youths <>f the 1 ederation who man Ili C Royal Malayan Navy's Ships S/as expressed hy the Singapore Chief Minister, Mr. David Marshall, When he made a threeiiour Inspection visit to the it. M. N. headquarters a i oodlands j

RED AGGRESSION AGAINST LAOS [ARTICLE]

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RED AGGRESSION AGAINST LAOS Senator urges SEATO action SENATOR Mike M ■3 field (Democrat-Mon-tana) said yesterday m Washington, that Communist North Vi has been guilty of "outright aggreB 8 i o n" against the inch dent state of Laos. He called for action under the eight-nation South Bast Asia defence

ASIA SURVEY OF WOMEN'S WORK TERMS [ARTICLE]

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ASIA SURVEY OF WOMEN'S WORK TERMS THE United Nations International Labour Organisation announced yesterday that Mrs. Frieda Miller, former head of the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labour, will visit Asia to survey conditions of work for women. She will visit Burma, Ceylon. India, Indonesia, Japan. Pakistan, the

Queen's cousin drove at 90 m.p.h. [ARTICLE]

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Queen's cousin drove at 90 m.p.h. A young cousin of Queen Elizabeth was lined €2 yesterday for speeding at Wellingborough. He was Simon Alexander Bowes-Lyon, 23. of St. Paul's Waldenbury, Hitchin. His father and the Queen Mother are first cousins. Police said the youth drove at 90 miles an hour

BOMBAY HARBOUR NORMAL AGAIN [ARTICLE]

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BOMBAY HARBOUR NORMAL AGAIN Cargo movement was almost back to normal m Bombay harbour yesterday as nearly 3,000 out of 4,000 striking lorry drivers returned to work after a five-day general transport strike.- Reuter

Murderers shot [ARTICLE]

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Murderers shot Two Guatemalans convicted of multiple murders committed during the last days of the pro-Communist regime Jacobo Arbenz Guzman died before a flrine sauad yesterday- A.P.

'OPEN HOUSE' BY BULGANIN [ARTICLE]

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'OPEN HOUSE' BY BULGANIN MARSHAL Bulganin yester-l day m Moscow invited fori "v envoys to spend S indai "at home' 1 with him an unprecedented gesture and promts d to study further j j': 1 id* nt Elsenhower's pro--1 ii a c mutual aerial, raphy of each other's. territory. Deputies

PRICE OF TEA RISES BUT IT'S A MYSTERY [ARTICLE]

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PRICE OF TEA RISES BUT IT'S A MYSTERY rIE price of tea is going up and the Burmese government says the rise is "unwarranted." A cup of tea formerly cost 25 pyas (about 15 cents). It's now 80 pyas. Shopkeepers said they had to boost the charge because of rising

'Peace in Asia' talks by U.S. and Japan [ARTICLE]

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'Peace in Asia' talks by U.S. and Japan THE outlook for peace m the Far East and current negotiation between the United Slates and Communist China at Geneva is expected to be reviewed when Japan's Foreign Minister Mr. Shigemitsu, visits Washington. Mr. Shigemitsu is due to arrive ln Washington on

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It's Slill On! THE GREATEST STOCK- CAIE TAKING FURTHER RANGE OF ALL GOODS MIST BE SOLD TODAY AT DRASTICALLY REDUCED PRICESI TO CLEAR Plain fancy Talleta 36" wide $1.00 p.yd Printed Silk 45" wide $1.25 Printed Georgette 45" wide $1.25 Printed ChllTon 45" wide (exclusive designs) |_J| (Joid Printed Bilk

Calling all Singapore servicemen [ARTICLE]

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Calling all Singapore servicemen 11l VIVIENJNE PI CKRIDGE a VRW ny evening Is 1 i Evening at jjj Hot el. invita- E have be c n sent E i/icemen Ln Smga- and a nnks will be at NAAFI Club E es. rhey will be en- E ined by Johnny on,

N.Z. Commissioner welcomed [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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N.Z. Com m ission er we lcom ed picture The New Zealand Society (Malaya) yesterday gave ;i cocktail parly at the Tam;l in Club, Singapore, to welcome Mr. Toss Shaiaihan, the first New Zealand Commissioner to be appointed to South-Fust Asia. Picture shows (from left) Mr. IV (i M» •\rtne;,

Mystery bullets will not stop trip to moon [ARTICLE]

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Mystery bullets will not stop trip to moon WOULD-BE explorers oi the Moon were given an assurance yesterday at Copenhagen, that neither 1 their space ship nor the surface of the Moon would be I too "hot" from cosmic ray bombardment for such a I venture. It was given by

Fewer diplomatic parties now [ARTICLE]

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Fewer diplomatic parties now a Baptist leader, back York irom i tour ol lis, .and m diplon rut out

Sunburn pain drove him to suicide [ARTICLE]

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Sunburn pain drove him to suicide n-iHF pain fa mburn di rd J ph Ban I cor! licide. a W ncr ruled [fered sunstro* a a I quanl rm r wrote drVd tablet dl,(1 -J u lead when a doctoi arrived. U.P.

$200,000 LOSS BY MP's WIFE [ARTICLE]

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$200,000 LOSS BY MP's WIFE rFHIEVES broke into a MonA treal nursing home room occupied by Mrs. Lillian Pursey, wife of a British Member of Parliament, (airly yesterday and stole about $200,000 worth of jewellery which she described as "everything I had." Mrs. Pursey. a former Hungarian baroness who was

New estates director [ARTICLE]

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New estates director rVHE U.S. Rubber Company A announced yesterday that Mr. Vincent Madsen. of Mew York, has been named managing director of Its plantation division. He hud been deputy director. The company said Madsen will direct all operations of the division, which operates plantations totalling ***** acres of planted

MISS TRUMAN OFF [ARTICLE]

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MISS TRUMAN OFF Margaret Truman, daughtei of former President Truman, sailed aboard the liner United Stat- erday for a sevenweek tour of Europe. A.P.

INDIA HIT BY FLOODS, DROUGHT [ARTICLE]

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INDIA HIT BY FLOODS, DROUGHT INDIA th flood and Incessant rail iuj Hlmala; In turn' ha m i. ir md P more thi tei But In oth In I m the Mayui Ke -njl .r and Cut tack districts i inn arc tcliiri t h. ir lands, cattle .a luU

Typhoon warning [ARTICLE]

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Typhoon warning WM I.' 11. T.. i. 111 r m mo.vt, vi'- iaij) m Wt?ather bur c a v yesterday warned ihips to keep clear ol a medium tore- typh m heading toward the Chinese I N itionall it md. The typhoon wa local d about 700 mill's ROUthPAHI nf

Dry Scotland [ARTICLE]

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Dry Scotland A DROUGHT wms officially proclaimed In parts oi Scotland yesterday. Water Is being radon fl. Taps ran dry 10 days aK<> at several villages In Dunbartonshire. An appeal went out advising bath i "only when absolutely nece i ary A. P.

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hen entertaining friends ays keep tradition with ■3 m »*^v v |AMU; a CAMUS La Grande Marque COGNAC

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The Singapore Free Press SATURDAY, August 8, 1955. Opinion TWO-WAY CONTRACT [ARTICLE]

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The Singapore Free Press SATURDAY, August 8, 1955. Opinion TWO-WAY CONTRACT A MID the welter ol words Spoken 111 accusation and rebuttal among our comparatively you n g trade unions one mission i.s glaringly apparent. Nol a single word has be< n spoken ol cither thc employer's rights, the unionist

WILL THE GOOD TIMES LAST? [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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WILL THE GOOD TIMES LAST? Prices are rising m England and the nation is worried about inflation. While the cost of living m the United States has remained stable for some time, over-extended credit may cause trouble, reports SAM DAWSON r> R 0 B PI R I TV that pi'

BY THE WA¥ [ARTICLE]

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BY THE WA¥ UNKNOWN BY IMIE cost of living, which becomes more and more stable as prices rise, started the experts the other day by going up three points. This will be followed by the usual assurance that what may seem to be a rise is really onjy a long-term

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Farewell party for MacD. [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Farewell party for MacD. Mr. Malcolm MaeDonald with Mr. and Mrs. M. K. Anciano and their family at a farewell party to the CommissionerGeneral at their home m Kirk Terrace, Singapore. Free Press picture.

Find us clerks' jobs, visitors ask Mr. Chew [ARTICLE]

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Find us clerks' jobs, visitors ask Mr. Chew Fjewkr people cams to Mr. Chew Swee X Minister of Education and Member for Whani|>o:i at bil second meet-the-people mom this week Several wanted Mi Chew m addition to his ready advice and promise of h Ip to find clerical work lor

'Murder' cry in thy Commons [ARTICLE]

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'Murder' cry in thy Commons A MIDDLE- AGED couple jumped to their feel In the Strangers' Gallery ol the Commons shouting that their 16-year-old daughter had been murdered. As attendants hurried to their place hi the front row fMr. Btanlev Ward, a 50-year-old accountant's clerk, cried: "My daughter waa murdered

Learned better use of local food [ARTICLE]

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Learned better use of local food SINGAPORE nurses who were at the World Health I Nursing Education Seminar at Suva. Fiji attended sessions m the training of the community nurse. Including her services to the public as health worker j and midwife, the problems ol I conducting genera] public health

Charity ball [ARTICLE]

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Charity ball The Penang Dance Association Will hold a charity ball at the E and O Hotel tonight ,In aid of the Federation school for the Deal Appeal I Week.

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(IK KCH OF ENGLAND i Mr. Ec Soon Howe (Eng.); 10.30 >t. Andrew's Cathedral: 7 a.m. a.m. Service (Malay) Rev. E. S. Communion; 8 a.m. Suns Lav <H. c.); 5.30 p.m. Servicers and Parish Communion; Rev. E. S. Lav. (Big.) am. Sunday School; 10.30 a.m. Paya Lebar: 8.45 ana Sunday

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MANDRAKE by Lee Falk and Phil Davis I zri i M^§gg?.y^^ 11 [u^m-r I ffli IhMe 1 t ?h PLEAS! GIVE HKWCK^I |a^> I SOLO THE PILLS AND USED THE J 'NTOTME PAS *i L fK^i.!^^ THEGAOGET. IVWGO. I WILL?] GADGET HEPE^__-— USED -"iT GETS THINGSy^G- 1 MUSI 00. „f~

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v YOUR i 1 LUCKY: STAR I 1 B° RN ioda) m-jor t J search m life appears U +be for peace. harmon> and f happiness m a quiet and con tented home life. You are one Tof those who are the l M <k- X bone of the community

Round the World Market -Prices

U.K. closing prices [ARTICLE]

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U.K. closing prices LONDON. Aug. 5 Previous Today i:l BBER No. 1 RSS c.i.f. European 43 buyer s 4_' j im. p«rl| Aug^t 43';. sellers v i:i BBER No. 1 RSS r.i.f. European 43' buyers 42 i buyers Ports September 43 M sellers 43 sellers ii BBC! No. 1 RSS

New York prices [ARTICLE]

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New York prices NEW YORK. Aug. Previous Today Tin Straits spot and nearby 97.50 nom. 97.25 nom. Jin tulures August 96.35 bid 96.10 bid 97.25 asked 97.10 asked September 94.60 bid 94 35 bid 95.75 lusked 90.60 asked October 94.35 bid 94.10 bid 95.35 asked 95.20 a.sked rONE: Quiet. BALES:

U.S. PEPPER [ARTICLE]

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U.S. PEPPER S}v*t Malabar and awaiting release 45. Afloats 44 2 to 44. First half August 44. Sarawak spot and awaitli release 40. Afloats 38-... First hall August 38 with small amount of business reported beiru? done at 37a.. Lssapong spot and awaiting release 45. Afloats 44'- to 44. First

DOW JONES AVERAGES [ARTICLE]

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DOW JONES AVERAGES NEW YORK, Auc. V Previous Today M Industrials 454.18 456.40 M Railroads 154.73 155.00 10 DomesMc Bonds 99.41 99 34 15 Itilities 65.98 66.23 (it Slock* Composite Average 164.23 164.85

Copra, coconut oil prices [ARTICLE]

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Copra, coconut oil prices OPRA Philippines cJ.f. UK/North ruropean delivered Height per long ton Ail*;. /Sept. OPRA Philippines fob. Manila m hulk, per ton < OPRA Straits c.ii. UK/North Ruropean delivered weight per long ton July Aug. Aug. Sept. < OCONUT OIL orude Straits c.i.f. IK North European m bulk,

On leave [ARTICLE]

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On leave Dr H. K. Ray, Medical Officer at Raub District Hospital, has gone on four weeks' leave. Dr. Leon-' Chye Mun, irom Bentun-j, nu_> ULcu over.

School fun fair [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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School fun fair MRS. EX HOON CHWEE opening a fun fair held at the Holy Innocents' English School m aid of the school's building fund. Looking on arc (from left) Mr. Kang Soon Teck. Mr. Mm Hoon Noon and Rev. Brother Director Noel.

THE ODD GIRL OUT [ARTICLE]

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THE ODD GIRL OUT She didn't have a school uniform A FOURTEEN-YEAR-OLD girl said that all the girl* m her school laughed at her because she was the only one without a school uniform. She wa s in tears as she told North London Juvenile Court: "They tease me because

Prisoner-m-car wife gets divorce decree her church bans [ARTICLE]

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Prisoner-m-car wife gets divorce decree her church bans A ROMAN CATHOLIC wit. asked tor a divorce decree —and got it. But ihe said hei Church would not recogia.se it as binding. Mr. Justice Wfflmer, who heard the application at Birmingham, said it wa.s an extremely diflieult ca.sr. There was a

SILENCE FOR THE PEER -AT LAST [ARTICLE]

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SILENCE FOR THE PEER -AT LAST IT was odd, but whenever Lord Lucas of Chilworth was speaking In the House of Lords the noise Of I helicopter interrupted him Other peers have been heard m .silence. Lars were strained when he rose to complain again about the Infernal noise." but

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HE WAS BLACKMAILED FOR £300,000 HUSH-MONEY [ARTICLE]

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HE WAS BLACKMAILED FOR £300,000 HUSH-MONEY STANTON HOPE by The Ordeal oi jar a a 'Mr. A* (*AY m i choed In 1 the brightly lit Albert Hall H u iid i ed a <<i COliph s danced unc' light I I < celebi tJon since lc< Day on th<

Untitled [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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picture. The Queen chats with Lady leh m who was with her husband, the Prime Minister Sir Anthony Eden an old comrade of the Regiment at the Royal inspectioen of the King's Royal Rifle Corps at St. Cross, Winchester, Hampshire. With Sir Anthony m bne'--rround is the Duke e»f Kdin

THE WORLD'S STRANGEST STORIES [ARTICLE]

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THE WORLD'S STRANGEST STORIES (.•CO 'or.. to Charles En. These cheques cs hand of Will;. bogus solicitor, was ci other had to I His 'It'tfttl /W* mmmm MAWO But first it was nece U 11 Mr. Robinson what had been g< to sweeten him with a -a small share -of

TOUGH DICE GAMBLERS SCARE 'MONTE CARLO' CORNER [ARTICLE]

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TOUGH DICE GAMBLERS SCARE 'MONTE CARLO' CORNER But woman, 72, declares: Til fighl to end this 9 rpHET are scared down m Playford-road, Islington's 1 dice-throwing, pitch-and-toss gambling ground. They have been scared for years. But they have been even more scared since 52- old Police Sergeant Robert Cullen was

Lifeboat drill nonsense [ARTICLE]

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Lifeboat drill nonsense TRAWLERMEN SAID LIFEBOAT drills, which the law says seafaring men must do regularly, are so unpopular with trawler crews that four men quit one boat because "they were not going to put up with that sort of nonsense." Transport Ministry surveyor Mr. A. A. Mitchell told of

Jail cut for man of 69 [ARTICLE]

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Jail cut for man of 69 SENTENCE of 14 years passed on Sydney Wainwright, aged 69, for forging Bank of md notes was reduced to 12 years by Mr. Justice Hallett at Leeds because of his age. The judge said that if Wainwright gained full remission he would serve only

Untitled [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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picture- ri,.r,* for thc NorwesUUi-NeW Ye,rk Line-, uho hop.- te» c _pture- sonic Ol AN ARTISTS impression of the new liner Ber«ensfj.)ru ie r mc u rm ftf SwAll n un t cr ua d \Yi_ha_u Jind U* Atlantic tour-t trade with her. •fJ^^^^r-X^.Srt^ Reuter

£200 for breach [ARTICLE]

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£200 for breach Damages of £200 were awarded by agreement to MLss Dorothy Jones Barrett, of RuLslip. Middlesex, at Brentford County Court against Mr. Reginald Logan ol Hayes End. who admitted breach of promise. No evidence was heard.

MIKADO HAIR STYLE [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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MIKADO HAIR STYLE r picture. VBBONIQUI ZI B E It, "MLss France with a <ew hair style called Petit Jardin Japonais" little Japanese garden). t is one of several new tyles planned by French oiffeur Antonio, just back i'rom a visit to Japan. Popper

500 CROWD WATCHED AS MAN DROWNED [ARTICLE]

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500 CROWD WATCHED AS MAN DROWNED The rescue came 100 late IT WAS hot m the sun on the banks of tho Serpentine m London's Hyde Park, and no one was very surprised when the 16st. man wearing nothing but blue dungarees, kicked off hLs shoes and dived m. No

Hat rush makes Thaarup sigh [ARTICLE]

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Hat rush makes Thaarup sigh 'THE time w.i_. nine a m The doors of a women '.s department store m Kensington High -street. London, were thrown open The Queue of fashionably dressed women poured m. They flooded the lifts* other* took the ftalra two at a time. England's most fashionable

Baby falls 30 ft -and lives [ARTICLE]

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Baby falls 30 ft -and lives a ifl month-* fell Mfi from the winckn r fat hi WrminHham and csl il unhurt The girl, Jean Bolrar. -jf I nkehou »ye. Westheath, concussion but "no umuus uiiuaci,'' A-aid doctors.

WORLD NEWS IN PICTURES [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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WORLD NEWS IN PICTURES picture. picture. picture. picture. pictures Former Corporal Lewis **ririggs, 22, of Jacksonville. Texas, is greeted by his mother (above) on arrival m San Francisco m company with two other American soldiers who elected to sta y with the Chinese after the Korean War. All three were

They'll go to the South Pole [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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They'll go to the South Pole pictures. New Zealander George Lowe (m top left picture) a member e>f the British Ceimmonweallh expedition to the South Pole which plans to set out next ye«ar tries out his outfit and ste»rm mask he will wear. Lowe, a member of the successful Everest

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The Spine-Chillmg Kastner Case [ARTICLE]

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The Spine-Chillmg Kastner Case The young and vigorous nation of Israel went to the polls last week m a general election that was dominated by something which happened before the nation itself even existed. It was one of the strangest elections ever fought. And the final result was that the

THE PEOPLE GALE TALKED TO [ARTICLE]

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THE PEOPLE GALE TALKED TO KASTNER. .Rudolf Kastner, one-time head of the Jewish rescue committee m wartime Hungary, now a high official of Mapai, the Israel Socialist Party. GRUENWALD Malchiel Gruenwald, a Hungarian Jew, who started a news-letter m Jerusalem and published the accusation against Kastner. TAMIR Katsinnenson Tamir, former

SATURDAY PAGE FOR CHILDREN

REWARD at LAST [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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REWARD at LAST KATHLEEN HICKLEY OV iimmmiimiiiiiiiimiiiii Mother has a lovely surprise for Simon *IMPLE SIMON 'meets a );in but hasn't any x to buy a pie so he goes the fair and tries to earn H me. But Simon is very iple and keeps doing every WTWm g. At

JUNIOR CROSSWORD [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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JUNIOR CROSSWORD CLUH ACROSS:— I. A lot of people m London go riding m 'ten 7. Devonshire town lamoui for its pillow lace. 8. Anothei name for Ireland. 10. Cry of f ow. li. -jack the killer." 12. BUI and Ben. the Flower ™tn. 13, Berkshire town famous jor its

Rupert and Morwenna—12 [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Rupert and Morwenna 12 The little friends seem so serous tha. ih- fisherman s.ops laughing them "Oh. please do come w:th us <.o my fairy Racks." pleads Mcrwenna. "We could show you where WI sorted ihe adven.ure. and Wi could ttt if any cf the things' wt Jo;; are thereV'

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j.:>" 7Z£*£i -w?~Iirr.~- vr- HOLIDAY time is here again, boys and girls, so get busy on this picture' of a flying boat taking off) with your paints, crayons or chalks and try to win some pocket money. The prizes are four of $5 each (two for boys and two for

MY FIRST SECRET AGENT [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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MY FIRST SECRET AGENT ERIC AMBLER DID IT HAPPEN by— IN 19:i9, just after the war began, I wrote a thriller about German secret agents m Turkey, called Journey Into Fear. Later it was chosen as the Evening Standard Book of the Month for July 1940. In that book, there

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picture. DRESSED TO KILL. Pink taffeta pants, coy imitation of a bullfighter's breeches, peep from under the shirt of this long-peeved shirt dress of gunmetal gauze. It is one of the autumn fashions shown by Robert Schultv of London. It is called "Maiiolete."- Reuter

HONESTY is PATH to CHARM [ARTICLE]

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HONESTY is PATH to CHARM Cynthia Lowry by IT IS possible for every A woman to dress smartly but she has got to be objective and realistic. So says Miss Edith Head, head of the tailoring department at a major Hollywood film studio. "The first thing to do is get

Here comes the Tubular Look [ARTICLE]

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Here comes the Tubular Look A UTUMN fashions fit to a -r— the tunic, the tube and the torso. New York designers, preparing to unveil their autumn collections to the American fashion press, have a bag of new tricks up their collective sleeve, destined to start the customers running to

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JUST LIKE THE CONGO [ARTICLE]

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JUST LIKE THE CONGO fTWO "guests m day clothes, A unembarrassed by invitation.-., some nights auo. jumped the fence from Hyde Park, scaled a wall and climbed through an open window of the Hyde Park Hotel m London. They appeared m the bar at the coming-out ball for Carolyne ClogK

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picture. The TSS, "Sea Wolf, America's second atomic-powered submarine, was launched at (.roton, Connecticut. It is similar to its elder sister, •Nautilus/ but is said to have many improvements. Popper

IT'S TWIN-SET TIME IN THE RAG TRADE [ARTICLE]

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IT'S TWIN-SET TIME IN THE RAG TRADE and those Americans IHIIiHIMIIIMIIIIIII MtIHIIM I love it •••••tllllMlMlllllllMMtllltllnilil kv. rpHIS li the time when crew-cuts fill the bar nl tllC Savoy Hotel. Ixnidon. This i.s the* time when weary American women slip their shoes off under the table at the Ritz i

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BRIDGE QUIZ As John R Crawford point-; out m hi.s book resoundingly titled "How to Be A Winner at the Ten Mast popular Card Game.*." lots of points are thrown away because the average pi; vei doesn't properly value a pirt score, and doesn't take utmost advantage of it when

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round forcing bid. But since two hearts ls enough for game, that Is the correct bid with this hand. (b) Two diamonds. Your reasoning i.s the same as m the preceding example. Partner should not deny this kind of takeout unless he has fewer than two small cards In your

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J I 1 j I——— i i io~""^| I I ■jj a jpjjp#-**"~~'v ßaßa J ß *j*r~'* aB >B>B^ CLUES ACROSS penny (5). n/ for travel mi- BWStfSg tlauy (n 6 A pale-coloured ship? (I). 5 A strong man's mountains? (5) furniture for a cric--BTo pu^e us at the end

The fallen star fights back [ARTICLE]

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The fallen star fights back THOMAS WISEMAN SATURDAY SHOW TALK by UE was the unofficial ll Wicked Gentleman of Shepherd's Bush when Margaret Lockwood was the official Wicked Lady. H« wm* next to Stewart iger. the leading man of Ue was Lord Byron on the n Noel Coward on TV;

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picture. HOLLYWOOD dancing star i Ann '.Wller waves :k she jumps out of a helieoptcr at Lilian's Sonth Bank She had come from London Air- port, where she landed after flying by BFA from P?ris for the last visit of a world-wide tour. Her clothes and jewellery for the trip

HOWARD HUGHES [ARTICLE]

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HOWARD HUGHES David Lewin by 0i1 airplanes Jane Russell, but a dream is fading now... rpHE man who broke with Howard HugheS one of such a long line who did spoke m London a few nights a^o about the Howard Hushes style of running things. Peter Rathvon was the president

HER MAKE-UP SHOWS [ARTICLE]

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HER MAKE-UP SHOWS A PITIFUL figure on one of the major lots >n a Hollywood studio these days is a one-time glamour actress, still considered a top star, who is making k return to the lereea after three years. She holds up production for hours daily m desperate efforts to

CUP SHOULD RETURN TO SINGAPORE TODAY [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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CUP SHOULD RETURN TO SINGAPORE TODAY LARRY ROBERTS by ...but it will be hard to break Kelantans greet fighting heart IVAN VASS WHO WILL WIN THK n M A LATA CUP FINAL AT JALAN BESAR STADIUM THIS AFTERNOON? First, let Ufl take a look at the records of the opposing

EAST COAST BOYS CONFIDENT OF ANOTHER SHOCK VICTORY [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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EAST COAST BOYS CONFIDENT OF ANOTHER SHOCK VICTORY says...NG YOOK YOON t YOU MAY THINK KELANI 1 TAN IS CRAZY FOR I BELIEVING THEY (AN BEAT SINGAPORE IN TOt DAY S MALAYA (IP X SOCCEI FINAL. BIT THEY REALLY DO THINK THEY I WILL SURPRISE THE COLONY .It SI AS

Cup final referee [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Cup final referee VOI EWE TEIK, well known IVnang schoolmaster sporstinait. who will be m charge of the Malaya (up final today, has long heen recognised as one of the I ederaf ion's hest leferees. Kor several years he has lierli an oflni.il nf the Malayan hinese E.A. Ewe Teik.

Free Press CUP FINAL SPECIAL [ARTICLE]

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Free Press CUP FINAL SPECIAL HOW THEY REACHED THE FINAL X SINGAPORE beat MlhfCl >S 6-2: Awang; Rakar (3). Ismail j( >> Yusoff and Ilahim Omar, at Pens: Chuan (1) for Malacca. > SINGAPORE beat Johorf i U 3-1: Rahim Omar and Ab- >/ dullah Zainol scored for Sin- n

PENANG RACE FINISHES [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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PENANG RACE FINISHES picture. picture. picture. RIVER PATROL with Kitson Leong astride beating Beecaflcoes (Hudson) and Satisfaction (Bougoure) home to win the first race on Thursday at Penang.— Free Pree TRYAS (Leong) finished ahead of Lime Dust (Bourgoure) to win Race Two for Class 2 Div I over 6f horses.

5. AFRICA WIN BY 10 WICKETS [ARTICLE]

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5. AFRICA WIN BY 10 WICKETS *THE touring South African '•rickets again showed their for the present fast wicket conditions when beating Warwickshire by ten wickets ar Birmingham yesterday. Warwickshire faced with the task of obtaining 194 runs to avoid an innings defeat, only just succeeded m making the tourists

CROWD BARRACK SURREY AS THEY PLOD ON TO DEFEAT LANCS [ARTICLE]

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CROWD BARRACK SURREY AS THEY PLOD ON TO DEFEAT LANCS YORKSHIRE and Surrey, the latter county with two matches m hand, remain level with iOB points ut the head of the English county cricket championship table as a result of victories yesterday. Hampshire, who were not engaged m the current

SELETAR SHARE FOUR GOALS [ARTICLE]

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SELETAR SHARE FOUR GOALS HAP •W-'.'ir and 'I'.«.mp« nl.s Hovers drew 2-2 m a SAFA Div. 2A iMfUt tOOOtt lixture at Farrer Part yesterday. Hla-de and Flavin scored for Seletar and Andrew Lim and Slang Mong for Rovers. Jollilads m awarded a walkover when Setla Java I, tiled to turn

ONE-WAY TO CUP FINAL [ARTICLE]

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ONE-WAY TO CUP FINAL One-way traffic uill be enforced thLs afternoon along Kitchener Koad from Jalan Besar to King George Avenue for n smooth flow of traffic which Ls expected to be heavy around Jalan Besar Stadium where the Malaya Cup football final is being played. All cars dropping passengers

SHELL TEAM TO MEET S.C.C. [ARTICLE]

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SHELL TEAM TO MEET S.C.C. The Shell S.C. team to meet SCC. m a cricket fixture on the padang today will be: C D. Harris. I. Goonasegaram, P W. Cotterlll. M. Hull. A. C. Stockbridge G. Clarke, L. Pencott. E. Kruseman, J. Copland. R. Plowright. J. D. Maughan.

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Services had their chances but finished poorly [ARTICLE]

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Services had their chances but finished poorly (3INGAFORE Combined Services had the Austrian Salzburg team fighting hard v a 4 l victory m their farewell game of the tour at Jalan Besar yesterday. gcr*flc*ai Attacked from the itart with a move by Corneliom who received Irom O'Neill and tested Krammer.

4 CHAMPIONS IN LTA MEET [ARTICLE]

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4 CHAMPIONS IN LTA MEET *£-*OUH n;itioii.i! champiotii will compete m the IsaJajraa lawn tennis champion htpi which .start o*3 OH At; a 11. •j bi .ii Ucp Tjteuw of todone ila, S X.l dak ol sum, X H Ip nl Hongkong and On I Chew Btt oi Moll 'iiie

MALAYAN MARK IS EQUALLED [ARTICLE]

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MALAYAN MARK IS EQUALLED DOLAND CLARK of Brunei equalled the Malayan record of lOsec. for the 100 yards when he won the event m the British Borneo Inter-territorial athletic meet held at Seria, Brunei, on July 30. But tie was not the best performer. The award went to Police constable

WEEKEND SPORT [ARTICLE]

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WEEKEND SPORT TODAY SOCCER MALAYA COT FINAL: Singapore v Kt-i.i iit.tii Jalan Besar, 5.15; I I'll Mill Sukuiamai v Alexandra. Jalan Besar. 3.30. SWIMMING Chinese Swimming Club championships, S pool, I.M p.m. CBICUT FRIFNDLIFS Shell v S C.C, padang; Non -Benders v S.C R.C., Hong lim (ireen; I niversilv v

PAKISTAN CHAMPION FIGHTS 'TIGER' TONIGHT [ARTICLE]

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PAKISTAN CHAMPION FIGHTS 'TIGER' TONIGHT •jPHE heavyweight champion of A Pakistan Syed Shall Shah will make hLs debut In Singapore tonight when he takes on the heavyweight champion of South-eust Asia. Tiger Joiander, at the Happy World arena. Shah, who will be conceding almost 50-lb. m weight to Joginder. makes

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picture. DENIS COMPTON, is caught at the wicket by I. II B. Waite off T. L. Goddard m the fourth England vs. South Africa Test match on July 26 at Leeds. England lost by VA runs with nearly two hours to spare. Thus for the first time the two countries

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FREE PRESS RACE DAY Special

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JIMSCHEERDER says: Three Rings for Gold Cup [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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JIMSCHEERDER says: Three Rings for Gold Cup Amateur tipsters SINGAPORE A. F.A. Hon. H secretary "Pop' Yong .selection for Thursday's I wm* Producer who was I In Race 5. Producer paid foi a place which means j Pop" is down $2, sharing •ond place m the Amateur "Tipsters' League table

ALL THE LATEST SELECTIONS [ARTICLE]

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ALL THE LATEST SELECTIONS I RESPASSER I'KI.AMIOK EPSOM JEEP < **M- BO¥ POINTER Race 1 DISNEY HOI.IDW FLIG-R MATRIX "ffH!_? SHOESHINE BOY 2.15 Boy Ricky Holiday Elight £>"*■■■ vrol ?K______- r_r«l Orfcsa Orisso <>riss* Technicolor < hrlstman iroJ Race 2 MRMARK KING (ROW AIRMARK KINGPORT KING ('ROW MS King Crow

Zabaglione for the Cup [ARTICLE]

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Zabaglione for the Cup MRMARK IS DAY'S DCCT OCT DUD I DC I FREE PRESS RACING CORRESPONDENT OLD CUP clay at Penang dawned bright and clear and barring any rain, the going this afternoon wiH be good. South Pacific. Zabaulione and DH-very are- the three trongest fancies for the Cup

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PROBABLE STARTERS AND, RIDERS RACE 1-2.15: CLASS 4, DIV. 1-6 FURS. i 012 Dtaaej .;> k a a Bit ikelen 9 no T :n t rechnieolor table) Spencer Bli Beii oriss.i 6y cl Breukelen B.ICJ Boagontre,a Kiek\ bikes Mr <*v Mr. M w r Heddle 6.09 II Westoth Ij branri

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Track form of today's acceptors at Penang [ARTICLE]

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T rack form of today's acceptors at Penang .<ACE ONt Cl. 4. Div. I— 6f. iiKiNEY: 28-7-55 Created im- ionto H spin m 38; 30-7-55— into second place kactaf by length to Westoth; 4-8-55— ti< wm the straight with there was very little between 'he finish. c HMI'OI.OR 28-7-55-Raced bends

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TANKARD'S RACE QUIPS SINGAPORE FORM POINTS TO STRAITS CODE IN GOLD CUP CL. 1. DIV. I—6 FURS. Disney: Meets Westoth 4-lb. better for half a length beatIng. Terhnicolor: Track did not rait. Orissa: Good each- way chance. Westoth: Won well; up 8-lb, good chance. Sli«>esliine Boy: Doubt if he will

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