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The Singapore Free Press, 11 August 1955

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Masthead [TITLE SECTION]

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The Singapore Free Press Large*! Afternoon Sale m Malaya 1 1.;.;::. Singapore, Thurs.. Auj 11. Iffi, Price If Vis

Duke for Germany [ARTICLE]

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Duke for Germany The Duk.' o! Edinburgh will vi.sii c; rni.iity m October to present colour! to the 2nd Battalion, tn»' Royal Canadian R«'- Reuter Reuter

T.U.C. hit at sack threat [ARTICLE]

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T.U.C. hit at sack threat But employers say: Action forced on us THE threat to dismiss 800 worker 17 Singapore .sawmills was dcs< by the acting president of the Trade Union Congress, Mr. s. Jaganathan, this morning us "very deplorable. 91 I idle lince 500 timber carrVrs went on itrlke

U.K. JOINS H-RACE FOR PEACE [ARTICLE]

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U.K. JOINS H-RACE FOR PEACE gRITAIN formally disclosed at Geneva yesterday, that she has joined the race to harness the hydrogen homh for peace. This announcement, at/a press conference by Sir John Cockcroft, chairman of the United Kingdom atomic energy authority, put three bis nations directly m the race to

That curtain—up, up, up [ARTICLE]

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That curtain up, up, up ATOP SPOKESMAN for the Soviet Foreign Ministry hinted yesterday that there soon may be a dramatic change m Soviet censorship regulations for Western newspaper correspondents. The possibility was not excluded that censorship would be dropped entirely, the spokesman implied. Mr. Leonid P. Ilyichev, chief of

Sunspot activity [ARTICLE]

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Sunspot activity A Japanese observutorv reported m Tokyo yesterday that It had located increased sun- spot activity. U.P.

Rubber price collapse [ARTICLE]

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Rubber price collapse HEAVY selling of rubber on the London market by Singapore dealers overnight caused a collapse m the price of rubber by eight cents when the local market opened this morning. September first grade fell from $1.53, last night's dosing price, to around the $1.45 level with August

Teachers arrested [ARTICLE]

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Teachers arrested CEQUEL to the drowning of 36 girl students came yesterday when the vice-principal and physical education instructor of Kyohoku High School, 300 miles south of Tokyo, were arrested and charged with accidental homicide. This move followed almost two weeks of police investigation during which there were uequent changes

TEMPLE OFFER [ARTICLE]

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TEMPLE OFFER Prime Minister Nehru discloted m New Delhi yesterday that the government of Siam had oiicred to build a temple U.P. it Bodh Gaya.

Recruiting Aussies for police force [ARTICLE]

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Recruiting Aussies for police force The Deputy Commissioner of the Malayan Police Force. Mr I S. Wylie. arrived m Sydney yesterday to recruit Australians as lieutenants m his force. He was accompanied by Deputy Superintendent P. A Goldsbury and Lieutenant R. Wells. Former servicemen or policemen would be favourably considered

HOE AND SHOVEL RIOTERS WRECK TOWN HALL [ARTICLE]

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HOE AND SHOVEL RIOTERS WRECK TOWN HALL FOUR hundred peasants armed with hoes and shovels rioted m the village of Apollosa n« i ar Benevint South Italy, yesterday becatte their council is taking too long to build a road linklng their hamlet with the main village. Under cover of darkness

NOT OUR SUBS, SAY RUSSIANS [ARTICLE]

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NOT OUR SUBS, SAY RUSSIANS In a Note to the fi" i ament yeaU rdaj d that no Rum an sub marines wen- m Swedl h I ritorial waters or m the when unidentified foi marines were ighted the Sw< lg n uUicc auiiounced. A.P.

Cap-at-commodore man jailed [ARTICLE]

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Cap-at-commodore man jailed A NAVAL court martial at Portsmouth, England, yesterday Tntenced sailor James Stevens to a year m prison for starting to put on his hat and then throwing it at his commodore instead. Stevens pleaded 'guilty to charges of violence against his commanding officer. Stevens, an engineer mechanic,

KOREA RIOTS: DULLES GIVES PLEDGE [ARTICLE]

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KOREA RIOTS: DULLES GIVES PLEDGE 'IMIE U.S. Secretary of- State, 1 Mr. John Foster-Dulle.s. -aid m Washington yesterday that the US. would cany out its obligation to protect the Neutral Nations supervisory commission m South Korea, winch had been recently threatened by rioters. Mr Dulles also expressed the hope that

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All rightwe'll take the naked mermaid [ARTICLE]

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All rightwe'll take the naked mermaid POR .several years the crest. 1 of the neighbouring holiday resorts of Mablethorpe and Sutton-on-Sea. Lincolnshire, has been a naked mermaid riding on a dolphin. But thus year when it came to building an eight-foot high voluptuous neon-lit mermaid overlooking the main street of

Barriers down in East-West atomic swop [ARTICLE]

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Barriers down in East-West atomic swop r |MI F "Atomic urtain 1. existing between Russia and the \\es. m lifted again at GMMTt JHllfrttoj when the world's lending nuclear physu ists met for their first -ever international conference. The men who first ron<ei\«'d and bfltagM to reality the atom bomb

Russians claim antidote [ARTICLE]

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Russians claim antidote TWO Soviet scientists yesterday gave a detailed report to the atoms for peace conference at Geneva on the medical treatment given to two Russians now said to be fully recovered from acute atomic radiation.

AMERICAN WARNS [ARTICLE]

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AMERICAN WARNS Dr. Edward Teller, credited as chief contributor to America's Hbomb. warned the conference: "There Is still no foolproof system. Any system can be defeated by a great enough fool." U.P. A.P. and

POWER FAMINE JUST AVERTED [ARTICLE]

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POWER FAMINE JUST AVERTED I^UCLEAR power has been harnessed "just m time" to save the world from a power famine due to increased demands for electricity and the rapidity of the reduction of stocks of coal and oil, a British engineer said m Geneva yesterday. Mr. J. M. Kay. from

Zhukov wedding joke on Ike is exploded [ARTICLE]

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Zhukov wedding joke on Ike is exploded /OFFICIAL spokesmen yester\J day m Washington threw cold water on rumours that President Eisenhower was the victim of a Soviet practical joke when he sent wedding gifts from Geneva to Marshal Zhukov's daughter. Questioned about a report that the Embassy m Moscow had

Pay more, Ceylon will ask China [ARTICLE]

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Pay more, Ceylon will ask China ACEYLONESE trade delegation headed by Minister of Commerce, Mr. Shirley Corea, leaves Colombo at the end of this month for Peking, to ask the Chinese for a higher price for rubber which Ceylon now sells 1 under a five-year pact. Although the price fox

NO TANKS ON GOA BORDER, SAYS INDIA [ARTICLE]

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NO TANKS ON GOA BORDER, SAYS INDIA THE Indian Hißh sion m London denied charges by guese Governmen* had concentrated 15 tank* on the northern Goa. At no time hi [ndian troops occupied ai t O f the Indian Goan was stated Indian officials at p a j kot denying

South Vietnam terms for polls talks [ARTICLE]

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South Vietnam terms for polls talks THE South Vietnam Government declared last night that elections to unify North and South Vietnam could be held only when the people living m the Communist North enjoyed "democracy and fundamental human Hunts." In a broadcast it described last month's proposal from North Vietnam

42 MALAYAN WOMEN ENTER ART SHOW [ARTICLE]

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42 MALAYAN WOMEN ENTER ART SHOW JUDGING of entries for the J first art show by Malayan women artists to be held on September 2 took place yesterday at the British Council Hall. They were submitted by 42 women artists from all over Malaya and Singapore. Sixty compositions m a

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Swimsuit girl of Tanglin [ARTICLE]

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Swimsuit girl of Tanglin VIVIENNE PUCKRIDCE »> \fOST people feel the i?l heat m Singapore, but not many so much as x certain young lady from Tanglin To exercise her three dogs m Holland Road m the evenings, she ars a black bathing costume. li»h> Youiir j A SUB-COMMITTEE of

'SAND THROWN OVER BODIES WAS BURIAL' [ARTICLE]

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'SAND THROWN OVER BODIES WAS BURIAL' V' CAMP UNDERTAKER testified m New York yesterday that frozen ground made it impossible to give a decent burial to two American war prisoners who allegedly died at the hand.s of a fellow American In Korea. William C. Stevenson, 24, describing himself as the

THE ROYAL ANGLERS [ARTICLE]

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THE ROYAL ANGLERS DRINCE CHARLES and Princes Anne went Ashing at Stranraer, Scotland I yesterday and the fairhaired Prm lught a tiny perch. The R tii the Queen and I Duke ol Edinburgh are <<n their vaj moral their h Scotland and are travelling iiuJ the Wi I Britain m

Hurricane at standstill [ARTICLE]

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Hurricane at standstill The Miami Weather Bureau said yesterday that hurricane "Connie" with winds up to 125 miles an hour, is stationary 225 miles south-east of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and is expected to remain so for the next 12 hours. After that it is expected to move north over

Tiny perch thrills the Princess [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Tiny perch thrills the Princess AT PORTSMOUTH for an eight-day cruise on the Britannia are Prince Charles and Princess Anne. They were accompanied by their parents, Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh.

INGRID DENIES MARRIAGE RIFT [ARTICLE]

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INGRID DENIES MARRIAGE RIFT Actress tagrid Bergman yesterday denied that a r it t in lier marriage with Roberto Roeaellinl had caused her Lo make a film with another director. "There is nothing amiss m my marriage, and you eaa print that," said Miss Bergman who is m Paris to

SECRET UK PLANES TO BE SHOWN [ARTICLE]

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SECRET UK PLANES TO BE SHOWN the Flyln B public at I bpi ough, Hamp hin month, the Society ol Bi i Aucraft Con nounced ThOU and the general pub 1 i>[ them from 01 will be Allowed fur the fti t time to see several p] m< still on

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The Singapore Free Press THURSDAY, August 11, 1955. Opinion SAVE THAT CHILD... [ARTICLE]

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The Singapore Free Press THURSDAY, August 11, 1955. Opinion SAVE THAT CHILD... VIORE vehicles of all) descriptions today use the roads of expanding Singapore than ever before,' m its history. Sheer pressure of population has compelled building of houses and blocks of lints at a rate and on a scale

A Brotherhood upsets the Reds [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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A Brotherhood upsets the Reds JOHN RODERICK by (COMMUNISM has run into a new and baffling foe m free South Vietnam. It is an enemy it does not know how to light. Its name is "Operation Brotherhood." The Communist Vietminh finds it difficult to wage war on Operation Brotherhood because

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A toast to a lady of 84 [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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A toast to a lady of 84 Madam Ching Gck Kuan, one of Hi*- oldest Catholic residents of the Bukit Panumk area m Singapore, celebrated her 84th birthday at a party held at the premises of the 800 Joo Hoo Chor Huay at Ritkit Put janp. Picture bHow shows Madam

Sacred Bo tree of Paya Lebar again flourishing [ARTICLE]

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Sacred Bo tree of Paya Lebar again flourishing \HUGE "offspring" of the sacred bo tree phich was transplanted from the main runway of the new international airport at Paya Lebar to a spot about half-a-mile away is again flourishing says Vrt current issue of the Botanic Gardens annual departmental report.

Judge cuts "excessive" garage bill [ARTICLE]

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Judge cuts "excessive" garage bill A GARAGE paid nechanli si 58 an hour but charged fte cu.stonicr $t 20 an hour for labour. TOO much, said a iud f He cut by $10 50 the $70 12 bill for labour charges present rd to bricklayer Mr Stephen Cherry after hla

THIEF GETS HOARD HIDDEN IN DRAWER [ARTICLE]

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THIEF GETS HOARD HIDDEN IN DRAWER MR CHARLKS CARR. 70--year-old retired Ui.t around ticket collector, w< Sf living m bed-sitting hud saved t5OO f« a hOBM of Uu own. But W f (> 'i svitta rubber band, wrapped In ua old id len in wei m. been ttolen from his

NEW RAFT PLAN TO FIGHT FIRES AT SEA [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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NEW RAFT PLAN TO FIGHT FIRES AT SEA DEVOLUTIONAET new ftre-flfhtini equipment designed to control ships' fires Ins been brought to Singapore from Kngland by W. H Hrennan Co. The firm last year introduced the S< hermuK rocket line-throwing apparatus now used by the Marine Police as a life-saving measure.

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Round the World Market Prices

U. K. closing prices [ARTICLE]

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U. K. closing prices LONDON. Aug li) Previous T,»day i;i WJKR No. 1 BSS c.i.f. European 4:r, buyers 41 bu p«ii \uKUst 43H sellers 42 IK iUIFR No. 1 RSS v.l.t. Furupean 43', buyers 41", bi I'orU September 43.. sellers 42', se!. HIKHIK No. 1 RSS Spot 43 1 buyers

New York prices [ARTICLE]

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New York prices NEW YORK. Aug. II Previous Today Tin Straits spot and nearby 97.00 nom. 96.62 nom. Tin futures August 9G.00 bid M.SO bid 96.75 asked 96.50 asked September 94.25 bid 94.00 bid 95.00 a.^ked 95.00 asked October 94.00 bid 93.6") bid 94.75 a.sked 94.65 asked I ONE: Dull.

U.S. PEPPER [ARTICLE]

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U.S. PEPPER Lampong spot and awaiting release 44 Afloats 43 1 to 43. August shipment 42^. Sellers ex-dook Above prices quoted m U.S. cents per Ib. Spot Malabar 44. awaiting release 44 AfloHt-s 43 4 to 43. August 42. Sarawak spot and awaiting release 19 Afloat* 38 'i. August 37%.

DOW JONES AVERAGES [ARTICLE]

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DOW JONES AVERAGES Previous Today N Railroads 448 84 M Industrials 1 51 22 ID Domestic Bonds 99 2 2 lo 1515 Itilities 65.59 Jg (it Stocks Composite Average 161.95 lbz-ju

Copra, coconut oil prices [ARTICLE]

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Copra, coconut oil prices Auk. 10. Previous Today COPRA Philippines c.i.f. UK/North Kuropean delivered weight per l.»n« ton Aug. Sept. $175 nom. $174 nom. OPRA Philippines f.o.b. Manila In hulk per ton Unquoted Unquoted COPRA Straits c.i.f. TK /North European delivered weight per l*ng ton Aug./ Sept £634 buyers £63

A-AGE AT SEA Mr. Adler and Mr. Marshall do look alike [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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A-AGE AT SEA Mr. Adler and Mr. Marshall do look alike «W voi 111 l ONI >l\\ lltOM I III: OTHER? \yOKLD famous harmonica player Larry Adler and Singapore's Chief Minister, Mr. David Marshall, say the) are "alike enough to be brothers.' Mr. Adlcr, who leaves Singapore for London today,

Blast burns Aly's sons [ARTICLE]

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Blast burns Aly's sons Aly Khan'i two sons. K.mrn ;>nd Alnn. an<'d 18 and 10. bad burns on the legl m an explosion on board his yacht My I ov«' at the Cote d'A/ur port ni Bt, Tropei recently. Aly and hundred* of holidaymakeri were itandinf a f( w yards

WORRIES ARE FORGOTTEN [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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WORRIES ARE FORGOTTEN MR. IIAVII) MARSHALL relaxes. After all it isn't every day that he joins a M.iii Raya Haji picnic party ui\« m m the grounds of his home by members of the Young Malay Women's Association. Here Mr. Marshall takes it easy with some of the members and

THREAT BY 'CHERRY TREE' MEN [ARTICLE]

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THREAT BY 'CHERRY TREE' MEN SEVERAL hundred Japanese members of the fanatical "Cherry Tree Suicide Battalion" m Brazil threatened yesterday to join six of their colleagues who have been hunger striking for the past two wee.ks. The six hunger strikers are fasting m protest against the fines imposed on them

Goodwill mission to Peking [ARTICLE]

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Goodwill mission to Peking A group of 18 MPs. miner i union i ;i "<i social workert left London by plane yesterday for Peking on •will mission to "look v U.P. i anything th»-y desired.

Two years in Singapore made him drop career to help others [ARTICLE]

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Two years in Singapore made him drop career to help others ENGINEERING was to hv I J the career of Alan Briscoc, of Third Crossroad, Twickenham, London, when, at the age of 17, h e joined the RAF as a wireless mechanic. Two years stationed at Singapore have changed .ill

Drivers offered free brake test [ARTICLE]

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Drivers offered free brake test Motor! driving through BOOtle. Lanes, run call m at. police headquarter! and have their brake* tested free Of charge. The chief Constable, Mr Harold Legge, made tin offer to motorist with an :i luranc* that however ins brakej no driver wiii be orosecuted.

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The GREAT GRIMALDI [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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The GREAT GRIMALDI Patrick Pointon HE WAS THE WINCE Of CLOWNS WHO MAM AUDIENCES ROAR WITH LAUGHTER. YET LIFE WAS NO JOKE FOR HIM; IT WAS CNE LONG TRAGEDY by rrnh doctor thought for i moment Tin n:«tri had asked him for ;t cun lor d< pression. T)j< n h<.said:

MAYORESS IS TO WED HER CHAUFFEUR [ARTICLE]

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MAYORESS IS TO WED HER CHAUFFEUR 35-YEAR-OLD blonde, A slim, and attractive uyoress If to marry her offiand tall and good-look-chauffeur. That is the situation m I wport, Mon.. which is induing the 105.000 citizens. For the situation is this: official car draws up. hit steps Miss Joan Denman, the

First sturgeon [ARTICLE]

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First sturgeon The first sturgeon ever bt m Channel Islands ra was landed last week by t'olonel H. A. Stevenson off v. it was over flve and a feet long.

There's nothing to laugh at in laughing gas [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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There's nothing to laugh at in laughing gas CLERGYMAN BECAME VIRTUALLY A HUMAN VEGETABLE' AUGHING GAS (nitrous -'oxide) commonly used tor anaesthetics by doctors and dentists is under suspicion. In the Lancet two doctors sugt it may damage the lin. 1 tells of a 73-year-old clergyman, a great traveller and

A LIGHT IN THE WINDOW [ARTICLE]

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A LIGHT IN THE WINDOW A FLAME cast a flickering m a Nottingham fackaiy window. •Fire thought a woman. and called the brigade. Thoy ran up an escape ladder, entered, and hlw out cal ai

KILLED HIMSELF IN KILLING STRAY CAT [ARTICLE]

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KILLED HIMSELF IN KILLING STRAY CAT Inhaled gas m attempt J}K)R two years the stray cat wandered round the block of flats at Stanwell, Middlesex. It annoyed one of the flat-dwellers, Mr. Cyril Patterson so much he decided to get rid of her but m killing her he killed himself,

PONY RESCUED [ARTICLE]

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PONY RESCUED Blue Moon, a 3ft. Bin. high pony, was rescued by fireman when he got stuck In a muddy pond on Stanmore Common. lie had escaped from a ridine stable. The firemen used block and tackle and bales or straw to set bin out

$212 down houses [ARTICLE]

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$212 down houses Council houses at Glllln^harn, Kent, are to be .sold lor deposit* of $212.

CAMPAIGN TO END 'SPRAWL TOWNS' [ARTICLE]

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CAMPAIGN TO END 'SPRAWL TOWNS' rpin; M of Housing, Mr. cd a t o m d "sprawl-towns m Britain. Every planning authority In England and Wales has reeetved a l«t tor from hlj Ministry on the importance of checking the unrestricted sprawl of bullt-UD areas." The remedy, sayi the Minister,

The honest man [ARTICLE]

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The honest man Van-driver Mr. F. o. Cole, of Dunfiold road, Catford, found ft blue bag containing £297 on Clapham Common. He took it to the police, ;ind it was claimed by a Batter.sra firm.

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Untitled [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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picture. lr| *«««.:<■»: v.v, .-y- -A..*, i Picture. picture. J THE SEA DAK T. a jet seaplane fitted with X a single ski, is now being used by the I.S. t Navy for hydrodynamics research. In this Popper picture it is shown making X a taxi run at high speed

WORLD NEWS IN PICTURES [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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WORLD NEWS IN PICTURES jiirturr picture. picture. picture. picture. hinuttY pt'iiuonr oj vmie Organdie dotted m black and buttle-like bow are talking ])oukts <>( the new thortskirted dinner dress WOrn by actress Viieca I.mdfors. The dress is m black peau fa Reuter .4 LOUIBON BOMR of France who won his

Will this be R-month for Margaret? [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Will this be R-month for Margaret? WINIFRED LEES Balmoral has a fairyland air of romance Ily was announcing from Balmoral the engagement of another of hi.s sons -the Duke Ol Gloucester— to Lady Alice Montague Douglas Scot, daughter "f the seventh Duke of Buocleuch. The Duke of Gloucester was at

GIRLS in the AIR [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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GIRLS in the AIR i 'OMEN from all parts of the world can am for work m aviation at a junior college m the ildwestern section of the United States. Since it ame the first such urse m the country m 1941, students at Stehens College m ColumMissourl, have flown

Dentist's drill on way out? [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Dentist's drill on way out? THI ntist's drill will soon be Just a painful nory, predicts the US. Army which is ex- :*ting with a plasii Riling material tl ould liminate the r:< d drill holes m teeth of >ize and shape suffiit to hold fillings. j. s< pb l.

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A Sunday afternoon [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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A Sunday afternoon GEOFFREY HOUSEHOLD by "vtell, I suppose ''shan't be .shot at dawn? 9 I asked Lieutenant Vit.su cheerfully. To my dismay the young < unty officer did not i »«n •mile. "We shoot no one without court martial." he said. H<- seemed to me very oh Btlnatc for

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THE answer to yesterday's "Did It Happen" story •SLOW MOVEMENT" is YES. it did happen: to Tuesday's tale —"A MANSION FOR SALE" NO, it did not happen.

BLAME IT ON THE PARENTS [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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BLAME IT ON THE PARENTS LEO HENDRICK —not the comics! by HOWEVER much other countries, faced with a dangerous increase m i nile crime, may point using finger a at rror Comics as the source of the trouble, Holland approaches the matter more honestly believing that such comics only exist

He's got a date and he doesn't know it [ARTICLE]

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He's got a date and he doesn't know it THERE'S a sailor m the 1 U.S. Navy who has a date with one of the prettiest nightclub singers m New York, and doesn't know it. The date will include 'inner and a floorshow the Copacabana and any liquid refreshment happens

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If I^%%!^^ S ksS!>^¥^fc 1 > WS^ Nee<l you a«k? Of course, "ss& these sturdy yoiingHt<*rM are I LACTOGEN bftbiet! When brrastJf 4(tev feeding fails or a supplement is ~***Wk W'\«-P necessary, ;ih m tin- case of twins, W* ■w~ the answer is always LAtrrCHiKN. I Wife 1| '-'%jjJ&k (ban

HERE'S TO THE NEW NORTH! [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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HERE'S TO THE NEW NORTH! I HAVE always b<'*-n m f rouble with Manchester and SfockpOTt I haw .said m the p;ist that they are imly cities, .md i express the usual Southern prejudice that lip In Manchester, it is all rain and grime. So when I said that on

Bridge Hand [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Bridge Hand Both si(l»»s vulnerable South dealer A 44 4 1 distribution Is potent 1 ill irei (ul if a lit (an be found In one <>i the >ult\ that it i.j a gie.it m. take to tin ow away thLs potential power by bidding notrump the moment partner responds

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CLUIi ACROSS 2 Handy coverings (.7). 1 Headcovering Kg the life of Bebe 3 Food for a loal> l4>< and Ben? <.6i 5 Exclamation of a spider, bit 4 C.ibinet not m power (6). ttiiished? <S) <jn J l colll y Sir Carol Reed, vagabond of the 6 A if

Pharaohs curse lost him his contracts [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Pharaohs curse lost him his contracts GEORGE ALLEN by \^EKY FEW of the wellknown screen peronaliUefl of the earliest days of the silent tworeelen arc still active m the picture industry But Tom Ternss has successfully weathered til the transformation that nearly 40 years have brought to motion pictures, and

Even the Pressboys got a 'wolf whistle [ARTICLE]

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Even the Pressboys got a 'wolf whistle ALL THIS —AND MISS OHMART TOO* AS an example of the stepp-ed-up campaign to groom new stars, take a look at what a big Hollywood studio is doing with Carol Ohmart whom you never heard of, but who will undoubtedly be a iy

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LADIES COLF [ARTICLE]

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LADIES COLF MRS. R. A. C. Cobley w;> A" divLsion winner In the Royal bland Club's Ludie., August I.U.U. coin petition with a .score ol 80-11 75, Mrs R. AlLvjn wa s B diVLslon wliiner with 103-34 -UJ.

BRITISH ISLES XV BEAT UNIVERSITIES 21-14 [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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BRITISH ISLES XV BEAT UNIVERSITIES 21-14 Till; TOURING BRITISH IBLES RIJOBY INION TEAM BKAT CENTRAL UNIVERSITIES BY !!1 POINTS (THREE GOALS \NI) TWO TRIES) TO H (ONE CUIAL TWO TRIES AND ONE PENALTY! IN SCRAPPY MATCH WATCHED BY A CROWD OK Hi,ooo IN DURBAN YESTERDAY. Johnny Williams and Haydn Morris

Singapore CRC tennis ties [ARTICLE]

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Singapore CRC tennis ties QINOAPORI Chinese Recreation lub'i < i<> i' tennis champion M-u> tic are: Tomorrow: I.lc.'i) Kin- Liang and Ho Chak v Dennli i.<-<- ;«n<i Cheong lln mi Slew; LOOng 1 **'«'k Chow and X.mi Olm Lo< k v elm. i Choon Leong ;iii(l Nu, Cht-nu, Koon. Saturday:

RECS RETAIN TROPHY 3 0 [ARTICLE]

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RECS RETAIN TROPHY 3 0 Singapore Recreation t'luh torday retained the Padana swhen they noun' ••<! the CS l< In t ciuti 3-0 at loccer tor the late Mr. c. h Clai ke v ophj n !i( padang Re< s VOn fOI v > i R.C .<•••!- ten Irf-forward X

U.S. ATHLETES HAVE SET THREE WORLD RECORDS [ARTICLE]

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U.S. ATHLETES HAVE SET THREE WORLD RECORDS THREE IWW World records. MM performance which ties world mark, tuo now American records and one unofficial world record arc amonf t tn- Achievement! ■•<<> t;ir m i UM 1955 outdoor track and Odd to In the Uni'i 'i SI it«\s The bCSI

'Call me Potty... with a capital P' [ARTICLE]

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'Call me Potty... with a capital P' Igeorge whiting The Genial Giant says kit (f II j II you like MT sportsmen m lanje lumps. I can recommend with sume confidence a 1 kinc size portion who arrived m London the other day. His name ishwart Potgiet.-r, he weighs 22st

SPORTS LETTER: [ARTICLE]

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SPORTS LETTER: Johnson's impudence \v r IIAT impudence on the part of lan Johnson to say that Oil Langley is the world's best wicket-keeper! It shows the value of Johnson's boast reported m the Free Press, of being able to beat England. Perhaps Australia's captain cockahoop with his success m

Command RAF XI v. Singapore [ARTICLE]

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Command RAF XI v. Singapore The Command RAF soccer team to meet Sin^aj>ore's victorious Malaya Cup final side at the Jalan Beoar stachum on Sunday at 5.1J p.m. will be: MacLaren (Mai); Ives (S'l Eyre (Mai); Toft (HKi, Ci Spore), ONeill (Spore); Ibrahim (Spore), Clarke (Spore). Thompson (Spore). Clark (HK»,

MONTHLY MEDAL [ARTICLE]

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MONTHLY MEDAL The August monthly medal i petition at the Royal Singapore o< >ii Club was won by J. A. Gib^ou Uie "A" a

COLONY WIN F.E.A.F. CUP AFTER HARD BATTLE [ARTICLE]

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COLONY WIN F.E.A.F. CUP AFTER HARD BATTLE jAN a water-logged pitch at Seletar yesterday which hampered good footbaM, KAI Singapore won the Far East Air j Force inter-group Cup after a hard-fought final against RAF Hong Kong, by two goals to one. The teams were introduced to the C-in-C Far

SBH RESULTS AND LATEST POSITIONS [ARTICLE]

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SBH RESULTS AND LATEST POSITIONS \'ESTERDAI"S results and latest positions m the Business Houses F. A. League and Cup ompetition are: GROUP A Tel. Board 5 Hongkong B. 2 V. N. 4 C. Bank 4 P W D L F APts. Tel. Board 7 7 0 0 38 3 14

Title fight for Elorde [ARTICLE]

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Title fight for Elorde NATIONAL Boxm/r Association President, Anthony Petronella m a letter received m Manila yesterday, promised his organisation will sanction a featherweight titlematch between world (hampion Sandy Saddler and Flash Elorde of th* Philippines. Saddler dropped a unanimous decision to the Filipino m their 10-round non-title bout m

LOCK, TRUEMAN, BAILEY IN GREAT FORM; OUTSCHOORN HITS 106 [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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LOCK, TRUEMAN, BAILEY IN GREAT FORM; OUTSCHOORN HITS 106 COUNTY ROUND-UP Yesterday, the Yorkshire fastbowler took the wickets of Giles, Storks and Poole with successive balls m his eighth over. But this was the end of Trueman's successful burst, and he finished with figures of three wickets for 71 runs

Close of play scores [ARTICLE]

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Close of play scores BOUNTY cricket clow of play scores: At Lords: Middlesex 155 (Leslie Compton 57; Bannister 6-79). Warwickshire 113 for 0. At Derby: Sussex 189. Derbyshire 31 for three. At Clactort: Essex 376 for 8. (Dodds 72, Trevor Bailey not out 152) v. Kent. At ChHtenham: Glamorgan 135

LAST NIGHTS S.B.A. JUNIOR RESULTS [ARTICLE]

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LAST NIGHTS S. B. A. JUNIOR RESULTS RESULTS of ties In the 8.8.A. junior badminton championships played at the SBA hall la.st night were: Junior men's *ingle« 'third round): Salleh Kur.shi beat T;m Chin Jin 15-8. 17-12. Junior men* doubles fserond round) On« Tiong Oin and Phun Yew Hong beat

Watson may not be fit for Test [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Watson may not be fit for Test WILLIE WATSON, the Yorkshire lefthander, may not be fit t6 play for England against South Africa m the fifth and final cricket Test at The Oval, London, on Saturday. Watson who also missed the fourth Test through an elbow injury, has bruised knuckles

U.S. win two foursomes [ARTICLE]

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U.S. win two foursomes THE United States won two of four foursomes, with one halved, against overseas golfers when the International Cup matches opened at the Turn O Shanter OOUnt m Illinois yesterday. Peter flMMton < Australia). the BritLsh champion, and Angel Miguel (Spam) beaf the American pair. DoO| Kord

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PsaturJw^ WORID DARA SINGH vs KS SHAH CHAMPION OF HINDUSTAN PAKISTAN OIAMPION GENE MURPHY vs L. K. SENG N I X O LO F F vs SAY A RAN RON THOMPSON vs TIGER PURAN [J^k-JMOj»N«IWIHSTOMJ^^j

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Solidarity and Flower Queen in splendid gallop [ARTICLE]

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Solidarity and Flower Queen in splendid gallop FREE PRESS RACING CORRESPONDENT COI.IDAKITY (llougoure) and I lower Q«MII (Tait)« were associated m a splendid tryout On the train-^ ing track at lUikit Timah this mornlnff. Brcukui" Irom the half mile, they ran the last 3f. m 38 4 5 keeping wide

PRIMO IS BACK AT HIS OLD JOB WRESTLING AND HE'S A HIT [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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PRIMO IS BACK AT HIS OLD JOB WRESTLING AND HE'S A HIT STICK on the walls and pillars m mam parts of the city this BTHIHUH wer newspaper-style posters announcing that Primo lament would DC wrestling here soon. To many a Singaporean, this would have seemed a iiew type of

DEATHS [OBITUARY]

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DEATHS 20 Words $6 (minimum). PAFXTrRAVE: William Henry, at the General Hospital. Singapore, on the »jth August, Interment at Bidi'dari Cemetery, on 7th August. LIM: Mudam Urn Poh Muey agtd 7»), passed away peacefully on 9 8.55. She left behind one son. Pwee Sye Cheow. one daughter. Mrs. Kirn Env.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS [ARTICLE]

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 2Q Word* < minimum). MR A MRS. V L S I)F SII.VA thank all Relatives ;uid Ptlendi for t.heir Kirui Attendance, Valuable Olftf and TeleKram.s an t.iie Ooca* sion of their second Daughter's Wed<imi< on Bfh AOgtsA MR. AND MHS. N. We.sU>n thank all relatives, otteert, friends, lor valuable

SOUTH AFRICANS IN FEAST OF RUN-MAKING: McGLEW 161, KEITH 100 [ARTICLE]

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SOUTH AFRICANS IN FEAST OF RUN-MAKING: McGLEW 161, KEITH 100 JACKIE MCGLEW. THE SOUTH AFRICAN OPENING BATSJ MAN BECAME THE HIGHEST INDIVIDUAL SCORER OF THE TOUR YESTERDAY WHEN HE HIT A FLOWING 161 AGAINST LEICESTERSHIRE. In a feast of run-making, McGlew and Headley Keith added 224 for the second wicket,

T-TENNIS TITLE TO TAN KEE LENG [ARTICLE]

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T-TENNIS TITLE TO TAN KEE LENG Tan Kee Lena won the singles title at tiie Woodbrid^e Hospital's table tennis championships beating Tan Ail N:;ee 13-21, 21-14. 21-13, 21-11 m the final la*J ni^ht. In the semi-final Kee Leng beat W. Bartholomeuz 21 10 21-9. and Ah Na,ee beat Mail Yusof

COLONY MALAY CUP TEAM [ARTICLE]

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COLONY MALAY CUP TEAM Singapore Malaya will meet Belan•Of Mala', Hi tin- <mii- linal ol !he .suit. ms Oold ("vi) aoooer Competition at Jalan l!< ..i stadium at .1 tfi m. tomorrow. Tin Singapore 'cam uil! i*> picked trom O man Angullla, [droi Albar, Jonan H hid t llman, Aman

Malayan C.F.A. team v. Salzburg [ARTICLE]

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Malayan C.F.A. team v. Salzburg THE unbeaten Austrian Salzburg soccer tourists will > play two games m Kuala Lum- pur this week-end, meeting a F.A.S. XI on Friday and a formidable Malayan Chinese XI on Saturday. Both games will be played at the T.P.C A stadium m Prince? Road. The

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Free Press RACE FORM Special

Masthead [TITLE SECTION]

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Free Press RACE FORM Special Thursday, August 11. 1955.

Form Guide For Spore Races [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Form Guide For Spore Races iMUXOWING are the horses entered for the Singapore Turf Club August meeting:. CLASS TWC ADMIRALTY MM II: ill started) W-«-55 Ipoh 51F Str <Jones» 01. 2 Div 3; Uight Eyes II 8-13; 2nd Chrysann,m 9-5: 3rd Beccaflcoes 8-13. 1-2-1-Ob 4 5 Track very good '«CX

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