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The Singapore Free Press, 16 August 1955

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Masthead [TITLE SECTION]

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The Singapore Free Press Largest Afternoon Sale in Malaya *****. Singapore. Tues., Au«. !<;. !!»:>.*). Trice IS la

Flaeg-waving thousands line streets to welcome Sultan [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Flaeg-waving thousands line streets to welcome Sultan rnv: Saltan tf Mmn chattinu with tluSultanah aboard the Willem Ftuvs <»n their arrival in Singapore this morning v.ith thHr 'i lOfhier, Pr 1 nccii Miriam. The SulLim. u!»,» will hr K! »n September IT. u.is «n cxcellenl health. Mani Johorr officials and

Rally: I'm not to blame, says McNeice [ARTICLE]

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Rally: I'm not to blame, says McNeice \IK. McNEICE, president of the Singapore City Council, today denied that he was to blame for the calllnf-ofl of the People's Iction Party sponsored rally in Farrer Park yesterday. Th<- authority for allowino such rallies rested with the full ..lcil, not himself. The

MR. BOYD TO THE RESCUE [ARTICLE]

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MR. BOYD TO THE RESCUE HHHE Colonial Secretary M*. 1 Alan Lennox Boyd, helped i dog handler to free himseli ►m an Alsatian dog, Rover. during his visit to the Singaore police training school this morning. became very concern' i Rover refused to let s handler who had put it

Rubber takes a tumble [ARTICLE]

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Rubber takes a tumble 'PIIF. price of rubber fell 1 sharply in Singapore this Ling following liquidation ncl easier tendencies of the ernight London and New v nrk markets Srpt ember first grade, f.o.b. I opened at $1.37 a lb.— rents below last night's price on the local mar;>ite yesterday's

A Brownie's bouquet for Miriam [ARTICLE]

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A Brownie's bouquet for Miriam THE Sultan of Johore. the Sultaiuh and Princess Miriam were given a rousing welcome this morning When they returned after ten months' stay in Europe About 8,000 people lined the road from the Causeway to the Istana Besar, cheering and clapping. At the customs station,

Students' visit [ARTICLE]

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Students' visit About 40 students from a Chinese school in Klang vislt- 1 the Chinese High School in Singapore this morning. They ■tayed for about half an hour.

Goa death roll [ARTICLE]

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Goa death roll Latest reports from India tie marchers on Goa suffered 20 dead and 44 wounded

EDEN ACTS AS GUNMEN STRIKE AGAIN [ARTICLE]

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EDEN ACTS AS GUNMEN STRIKE AGAIN PRIM E MINISTER Sir 1 Anthony Eden last night summoned Marshal Sir John Ha cWef of the tmperial I aI other top Security Of 10 Downing Street where hu cabin followin cond att a British Army armoury within 48 T!)'e )U War Office announced

Dan to divorce Una [ARTICLE]

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Dan to divorce Una AIRMAN DMllel Schmidt's solution to his marrow a form ol marriage with an oth, man while Schmidt I prisoner ul the Chines Communist! thinking be m His lawyer said in Rarrato California, yesterday that iroundl for divorce 1 probably be MEttemc crueltg.

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EVATT'S VICTORY FORECAST [ARTICLE]

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EVATT'S VICTORY FORECAST SI r 1 victory "i hour Party leader in th»Snuth Wales Labour Party Executive a.s a result of pnmarv voting at the party conference this week-end. 7>n of the 32 places on the .State Executive went I P' iters of Dr. Ev I trial group candidate 5

20 years for ex-President [ARTICLE]

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20 years for ex-President A MILITARY COURT sen- <\ tenced Brigadier General Adib Shishakli. the former President of Syria, at Damascus yesterday to 20 years rigorous imprisonment on charges fjf torturing a Syrian army .sergeant to death. Capt. Abdulkah Shihadi, head of the Syrian military Dolire during the Shishakli recime,

JAKARTA CRISIS IS OVER [ARTICLE]

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JAKARTA CRISIS IS OVER 4 r# n/ en ity quits: Lubis reinstated DRIME MINISTER Burhanuddin Harahap't Cabinet 1 ting In Jakarta, indoi:--.d made several decisions aimed at placating th< klcitrant army, which caused the downfall of the Sastroamidjojo Government The new Government resolved to accept the volu: nation of the

CASEY COMING TO SINGAPORE FOR TALKS [ARTICLE]

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CASEY COMING TO SINGAPORE FOR TALKS MR CASEY, External Affairs Minister, said in Canberra today that he would visit Singapore early in October to discuss matters Of "common concern." "I will spend some days in the Federation and make personal contact with the Chief Ministers of Malaya and Singapore," he

SORAYA TO SEE ROME DOCTORS [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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SORAYA TO SEE ROME DOCTORS ACOIKT announcement in Teheran yesterday said Queen Soraya of Iran will make a short trip abroad for "medical consultation." The Queen is expected to fly to Rome tomorrow and stay in Europe for about a month- A. P.

New hurricane nears battered coast [ARTICLE]

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New hurricane nears battered coast The coasts of Georgia, North and South Carolina were alerted yesterday for another hurricane that was roaring toward the storm-battered seaboard with winds of 115 miles an hour.— U.P.

Hopes of peace may spread to Asia [ARTICLE]

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Hopes of peace may spread to Asia FIELD MARSHAL Sir Will:. Slim, Governor General ol Australia, said last night I the recent prospects for peace in Europe held out hope that they might 81 I to Asia. But he warned that in the Orient "an authoritarian Asian power again overshadows

Flying to study sleeping sickness [ARTICLE]

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Flying to study sleeping sickness A medical expedition by helicopter through Central Africa, concentration area for some of the worlds most serious diseases, will start from I*o--poldville Belgian Congo, on August 25, tihe Lederle Laboratories announced in New York yesterday. The expedition will study the campaign in Central Africa against

RICE IS GIVING IN TO WHEAT IN ASIA [ARTICLE]

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RICE IS GIVING IN TO WHEAT IN ASIA RICE, the staple food for 1,000,000.000 Asians, is yielding ground to wheat, said the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation in Rome yesterday. The FAO reported in an extensive study that to some extent "a permanent change" had taken place in the

US bans editor from Britain [ARTICLE]

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US bans editor from Britain CEDRIC Belfrage, 55-year-old British editor of the leftwing weekly newspaper National Guardian,' 1 was deported yesterday from the U. S. aboard the liner Nieuw Amsterdam leaving New York. Belfrage was deported under the Walter-McCarran Immigration Art for his refusal to answer questions about possible membership

Earth tremor [ARTICLE]

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Earth tremor A half-minute earth tremor shook buildines in Uganda today Reuter

BLACK MOON STIRRING NEW UNREST [ARTICLE]

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BLACK MOON STIRRING NEW UNREST E T EAFLETS were distri- E Ld buted at Casablanca E E yesterday calling on E E Moroccans to demonstrate E E in the streets next Satnr- E day second anniversary E of the deposition and exile E E by France of popular ex- E

RECORD CROP [ARTICLE]

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RECORD CROP The hottest July in 13 years promises Japan a record crop in wheat, barley and rye, the Agriculture Ministry predicts A. P.

U.S. MAY PUBLISH SPEECHES [ARTICLE]

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U.S. MAY PUBLISH SPEECHES State Department spokesman Henry Suydam confirmed in Washington, yesterday that the United States b considering publication of the texts of all speeches made in plenary sessions of the summit meeting in Geneva. He declined to comment on reports that the British were opposed to such action,

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Magic show to aid S'pore girls [ARTICLE]

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Magic show to aid S'pore girls i;> VIVIENNE IM CKRIDGE riTRANGE happenings an 1 lorecast for the »i August 26 in ipore. Seven mams from The Intertional Brotherhood of Magicians, including the popular artists, The Great Wong. Khoo Teng Eng and Jimmy Choo. arc rrA a show in the hall

Radioactive item still missing [ARTICLE]

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Radioactive item still missing Geneva police said yesterday that they were still without truce of a square-inch of dangerous radioactive cobalt which lisappeared from the atoms-for-peace exhibition on Saturday despite an announcement the person who "borrowlt would not be prosecuted., A.P

Atom-crops will grow in Arctic [ARTICLE]

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Atom-crops will grow in Arctic THE power of the atom can help farmers plant and jrow abundant crops inside the Arctic Circle where no yield has been possible before, two Swedish scientists disclosed in Geneva yesterday. The scientists, L. Ehrenburg and A. Gustafsson, saixi this could be done by subjecting

ROMANCE OFF, SO SHE MADE DEATH-BID [ARTICLE]

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ROMANCE OFF, SO SHE MADE DEATH-BID flan* grandson j Ciano. •sI ma yesterday in a Naples I d on nighi ig found m a hotel room with slashed wrists, The 30 Id rl, daugh,f a s. mwt and noble Russian r< fugee moth r had also taken sleeping pills She

A-power for P.I.? [ARTICLE]

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A-power for P.I.? An American company, the Genera] Public Utilities Cortne buildi Atomic pow^r olant in the Philippic Reuter

Anzus meeting [ARTICLE]

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Anzus meeting The Anzu* Part u-ilf hold it, anr.ua: meetin JS September 21 in Wash Reuter

PLAN TO GIVE WOMEN OF MALAYA A UNITED VOICE [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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PLAN TO GIVE WOMEN OF MALAYA A UNITED VOICE Am b i!l made t() unite aU women's organisation juuia>a into a federation and affiliate it to thi Internationa] finance oi Women which is holding its golden Jubilee con Colombo Horn tomorrow to September 1. The president of the International Women's

Red agent got drunk to escape to West [ARTICLE]

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Red agent got drunk to escape to West AN But German secret vie,, agent was am I in West Berlin after he had smashed the glass panel of a police alarm, it was reported yesterday. Police said he was "completely drunk The agent Ludwig Bchreiner, aged 40, resisted capture Bill

WON MASS SWIM BUT LOST BET [ARTICLE]

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WON MASS SWIM BUT LOST BET \l I i '11. ni.t. al'tr P irk I the Third P r in the flel 18 which plunged Into t hr» <.ff ench < parly yesterday morning. He Through mo if f >t the i Hell churned along in Park's wake. 'j'hc American,

STRANDED SHIP MAY BE LEFT [ARTICLE]

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STRANDED SHIP MAY BE LEFT HEAVY seas yesterday continued to pound the British freighter Laradore on a Magdalen Island reef and officials in Halifax, Canada, said that unless she were soon refloated her 32 crew members might txforced to abandon ship. Two tugs were working to free the 5. 200-ton

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The Singapore Free Press TUESDAY. August 16, 1955. Opinion The hawker problem [ARTICLE]

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The Singapore Free Press TUESDAY. August 16, 1955. Opinion The hawker problem xro ONE will question the wisdom of the Government interest in the city's food hawkers. For u very large proportion of Singapore's population depends upon the hawker the itinerant us well as those operating at fixed sites— for

THE OLD RUSSIA IS STILL THERE [ARTICLE]

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THE OLD RUSSIA IS STILL THERE RENE MacCOLL Behind the smiles ir loscow today reports v t es. then b In Moscow these days, which of course Is a welcome change but, believe me, there Is still quite B lot of the same old Russia left, which makes life odd

There's no disunity in Washington [ARTICLE]

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There 's no disunity in Washington JAY. G. HAYDEN says rpHE most important feature of the last U.S. congressional session in Washington, was the degree to which President Eisenhower's control of foreign affairs has been solidified despite a Democratic majority in both houses. Far from making new trouble for the

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HOW TO MAKE HONEY CVv \VJ>r^ *t>/^J w3» /ffi B E a f^n /al hon Wmwkm 'IMPERIAL' BEE HONEY But why bother when Cold Storage has the v< ry same thing from the beehives of New Zealand already packed in convenient jars? It's delicious, so give the whole iamily B

MOTHER IS WARNED: DON'T GIVE YOUR BABY AWAY [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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MOTHER IS WARNED DON'T GIVE YOUR BABY AWAY Ihere is a row browing over 17 -month-old Joyce's future T^wsavSe^LromS u an Americ:iti f<>r Mr. Thomas McDonagh, of Earlstown, Lanes, said the Home Office had said •serious action" »uld be taken if the baby was taken out of the iuntry without

He came in a junk 50 years ago [ARTICLE]

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He came in a junk 50 years ago A MAN who travelled by junk from China to Singapore 50 years ago and settled near Bukit Timnh, then still a jungle and .swamp area, was buried over the week-end after a funeral service attended by many relatives. The late Mr. Lim

THEY ARE QUIET VILLAGES AGAIN [ARTICLE]

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THEY ARE QUIET VILLAGES AGAIN Cows have been giving more milk, and chickens more eggs, in the Sussex villages of Aldingborne Walberton, Barnham and Yapton. Children sleep better, Granddads doze contentedly at midday. And why? All jets are grounded at Ford Royal Naval Air Station on summer leave until August

Cheaper diesel oil [ARTICLE]

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Cheaper diesel oil Shell Company announce that with effect from today prices of Shell Diesoline and Shell Diesel fuels are reduced by three cents a gallon in Singapore and the Federation of Malaya.

Nobody bothered them in Russia [ARTICLE]

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Nobody bothered them in Russia HACK after nine weeks in Russia is the Kendal family. Back after a holiday spent with Mrs. Kendal's parents which delighted 36--year-old coal-miner Arthur i Kendal, from Marley Hill, Newcastle- upon -Tyne. Mrs. Kendal— Maria Annakova before her marriage wets born in Russia, daughter of

HIT-BY-SIX BOY GETS APOLOGY [ARTICLE]

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HIT-BY-SIX BOY GETS APOLOGY a hit iur ill by Yorkshire baUman BUly SutelifTe at Brad A ford struck 10-year-old Eddli Sedgwickon the arm. After Sin« his county win tl Derbyshire Eddie !™?to the first-aid ten! \<>r ti ni to hia bruised arm And t icic wiitui" or him. was an

Did not matter what he did with it, she says [ARTICLE]

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Did not matter what he did with it, she says Chauffeur borrowed £620 from barmaid THE £620 a young, attractive barmaid lent a chauffeur was, she thought, capital to start a hire-car business at London Airport. But what the chauffeur actually did with the money ciici not matter to her,

Sentiment sacrificed to saving on engagement rings [ARTICLE]

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Sentiment sacrificed to saving on engagement rings I^NGAGED couples whu buy second-hand rings J instead of new ones to avoid paying r >o P (i r cent purchase tax are worrying British jewellers. Too many girls today say the jewellers are content to put sentiment on one side and accept

GIRL WHO STOLE 'FOR REVENGE' [ARTICLE]

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GIRL WHO STOLE 'FOR REVENGE' pEBMAN CiIRL Christ* W .Maria Birke, aged 2<i, hoped to wed her land agent employer. Then she found he was married That, she said in court at Newcastle- upon-Ty i. was why she stole carpet*, pictures, bed linen, and vases from his home. She also

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f ♦♦♦♦44MANDRAKE by Lee Falk and Phil Davis l STAR I 1 l^pEEKp EETI I-:, VH I^—t-^^IH^lJ I{ i c^p; if W FOP f KT J V|k L" A^">r m5c'' C/ r minds thal to the bottom GO. I HOI mv VJ T^TT BE I f| »U 22y r 'V

SENTENCE AND PILLION ROMANCE ARE OVER [ARTICLE]

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SENTENCE AND PILLION ROMANCE ARE OVER Margaret tried to take blame off boy friend Yf ARGARET WOODWARD -whose pillion romance had led her to jail has just gone free of a three-month sentence. She went free of. her boy friend too. At 24 she began again. Her boy friend was

Aussies score a century [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Aussies score a century With 100 operational strikes against terrorists in the Federation. this Lincoln bomber crew from No. 1 Squadron Itoyal Australian Air Force, return to their Singapore '>'**«' M K.A.F. Station, Tengah. Their century mission came up when aircraft of the squadron bombed and strafed a suspected terrorist

Boys' Town to hold big fun fair [ARTICLE]

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Boys Town to hold big fun fair POR the price of $1, people will be provided with Icecream, cake and .soft drinks, a cinema .show plus a Chance in a lucky dip at a big fun fair to bo hold at BOftf Town on Sept. 4 There will be 20

BOY SCOUT SLAYING PROBE [ARTICLE]

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BOY SCOUT SLAYING PROBE MICHIGAN State Police Captain Ix'ory R. Hunt said yesterday that eight Boy Scout camp ofTlciaLs were being given lie detector tests in the .search for the killer of 12-year-old Peter Gorham. The body of the Scout, .shot in the back of the head, wa. found on

Round the World Market Prices

U.K. closing prices [ARTICLE]

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U.K. closing prices LONDON, Uff IS. Previous Today I'll: N* I BSI <-»f. turop»an 40 buy unq Ports \u«ii4t .41 sellers i RBI K No. 1 KSS c.i.f. I urnpraii 39 buver s Porti StfUmkm ers 40 i;U;DIK No. 1 KSS spot 41 buyers 40 bu-. 41 "i sellers 40'

New York prices [ARTICLE]

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New York prices NEW YORK. Aug. IS. Previous Today UN straits spot and nearby 96.50 nom. 96.25 nom. JIN futures August 95.65 bid 95.25 bid 96.40 asked 96.25 asked September 94.50 bid 94.50 bid 95.25 asked 95.25 asked October 94.00 bid 93.50 bid 94 65 asked 94.50 asked rONE: Quiet.

U.S.c DFPPFR [ARTICLE]

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U.S.c DFPPFR spot Malabar awaiting re- 38. August 38 ffi^JgUFS 42^^ 4«^-S^^W ailing release 39. Afloats 38» 2 to ex-dock. Above prices quoted in VS. cents per lb.

DOW JONES AVERAGES [ARTICLE]

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DOW JONES AVERAGES NEW YORK, Aup. 15. Previous Today 457 01 456.09 n.o Industrials 153.82 21 Railroads "J-"* 99.06 in Domestic Bonds fi c 45 15 Itilities 65.40 65.45 Stocks Composite Average 164.35 lO*'

Copra coconut Oil prices [ARTICLE]

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Copra coconut Oil prices Copra, coconut oil prices Aug. 15. Previous Today < OTRA Philippines c.i.f. I K/Norlh I uropean delivered weight per Inng ton Aug./Sept. $172', sellers $1-3 nom. OPEA Philippines f.o.b. Manila in bMlk per ton Unquoted Unquoted I OPEA Straits c.i.f. ITK/North1TK/North -pwoc, g^SE SSS3K COCONUT OIL

Major lost $130 [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Major lost $130 A thief stole $130 from the room of an army major at the Npc Soon Officers' me is on Saturday night, while the major v. p S^V-I^ powered by BH.UI

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MURDER by GERMS [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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MURDER by GERMS EDWARD WESTWOOD What could be simpler than for the doctor to inject active diphtheria instead of f o tonic for nervous debility? tytyt by *ro the wriU r of thrill for •m i stealthily derml i < Id foi and th( ment could u< i die and

BAN ON 'LONELY ISLE' RELAXED [ARTICLE]

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BAN ON 'LONELY ISLE' RELAXED 'Queen's' decision: Visitors again \IRS. Mary Bonham J* Christie has decided on her 90th birthday to relax the order she gave 28 years ago forbidding all visitors to her 600--acre "island paradise" Brownsea Isl a n d— in Poole Harbour. Dorset. ■Hrst to be allowed

Untitled [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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\nother (iuardsmun about to Ufa the dust.' Another 'fai.nt in the heat? Not this one. The I-if<* (.tiardsman was only dncking— from an trerhaiifiiii hraiuh as thi-y Smirched <>1T parade after fhrlpi Dan-its and 'amillcii show «»f cavalry drill at Combermm harrarks, Windsor. Popper |>i< tm« 'liiiiiiiMiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiHiimiiiiiuimwHuniiimmiiiimmiiimmuiiiii^

THE REV. JEFF HAWKE' GIVES SPACE SERMON [ARTICLE]

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THE REV. JEFF HAWKE' GIVES SPACE SERMON NO one was really surprised when the Rev. George Artingstall bobbed down 111 lus pulpit to reappear with a '"flying saucer" and a "moon rocket." For Mr. Artingstall is always up to something with a topical flavour to illustrate his sermong, His congregation

Untitled [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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(rushed coaches arft pulled apart by a break (limn crane, while others tilt drunkenly over ad j joining fit-Ids after the I Manchester to London I express was derailed at < Harby, two tnil«'s south of Hughy, Warwickshire. Tlm- driver was killed J and a fireman and a woman pOMMftf

He wants sitters-in for holidayers stay-put cats [ARTICLE]

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He wants sitters-in for holidayers stay -put cats SITTERS-IN for cats left at home while their owners go on holiday are planned by Mr Edward Steward, secretary of the British Cat Protection League. He wants volunteers. His plan will work in the same way as the baby-sitting business except that

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WHEN DOES A SOLDIER'S HAIR GROW? MP ASKS In his own time or the Army's? WHEN docs a soldier's hair grow in hi.s own time or the Army's? And in whose time .should he gel It r% f> Socialist M.l*. Mrs. Bessie Braddock is to ask the War Office to

Lending a hand MILESTONE [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Lending a hand MILESTONE (ABOVE): Were they discussing Christian Dior and his Y-linr or vmh- they recalling Umm happy iayi in Switzerland when tin- <andid camera eAHfht them at a well -knoun kr i 1 1 We shall nevet know. Hut what we do kmiu is that the happy twosotnr

ROUND ABOUT S'PORE [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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ROUND ABOUT S'PORE Weekend picture round-up by wald Henry (LEFT): Helping each other is the motto of these Australian dancers Mascot and Charles now appearing with great success at a Colony nightspot. Featuring quick speed dancing, these two have appeared in England, America and Canada with Dick Haymes.

THE CHARMER AND HIS SNAKE [ARTICLE]

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THE CHARMER AND HIS SNAKE (ABOYF): The Kirrialis have moved to a new nightspot where they are appearing in cabaret before travelling farther Fast 'ir West and patrons were treated to the now famous snake dance (complete with basket and reptile). Here Chris (as the snake charmer) puts Ernestine (the

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BEATEN.... by half-an-inch [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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BEATEN by half -an-inch Anne Sharp ley meets three slim girls whose waists are just not slim enough T'ake ,i deep breath. Wo us it happens, :n th. a 1 hai .shown of all thn me a waistline smaller Thev all have 10-inch than MISS Manil ttlines. And to .show

Music? It is death to sleep [ARTICLE]

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Music? It is death to sleep D.M. DAVIES DAGPIPES were once a favourite instrument ui mine on< e That this is no loi the case Is the fault ol a person across the road from my Singapore digs. He aspires to play this stirring instrument and is now in the

Walked out of a bar and vanished [ARTICLE]

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Walked out of a bar and vanished By HAROLD TURNER WHEN Victor Grayson, one-time M.P. for the Colne Valley, walked out of the bar of his London hotel, he left an unfinished drink on the counter, and with it one of the classic disappearances of all time. But he was

GILES...Picking up that Space-Age Holiday mood! [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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GILES. Picking up that Space-Age Holiday mood! All risht spa,,- mP n h,ve land,,, and «aptur,,l < irall(llrKI lml Allnti V R p|

Another big achievement by a Malayan photographer [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Another big achievement by a Malayan photographer TWREE fine portraits, each of greatly varying character, by a Matayan photographer have been accepted for hanging in the Exhibition of Professional Photography at the R. B. A. Galleries, Suffolk Street, Pall Mall, London. The three photographs are out of a set of

U.S. exhibition accepts seven [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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U.S. exhibition accepts seven IN th< elev< nth Loul rllle Inn matlona] hlbitlon ol Photography poi <r»ri by the Kentucky Louisville Phot< raphic 80--ci( ty in the Unlt< tographer have had even picture accepted for exhibit i They ar< Dr c L Urn, IR p.s f Penang, Mr. Wang Su

Sunday picnic at Marshall's bunqalow [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Sunday picnic at Marshall's bunqalow TWIE Singapore Camera Club will hold a 1 Photographic picnic next Sunday at the hang] holiday bungalow of Singapore's Chid Minister. Mr. David Marshall Several beautiful models, including Misses Ming. Chang Mel \!<i and Choy Li Li pose for members and their friends. There will

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It was that IS IT TRUE? sort of a party [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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It was that IS IT TRUE? sort of a party LOUIS COLDING "U/OULD you like coth < m the Bay Window, sir 0 asked the waiter. The tone was rather like an equerry asking it you would now pU along to the Trone R ,:;;<•. Brierley Towers, In Scarborough, is

He gave up after 1,400 handshakes [ARTICLE]

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He gave up after 1,400 handshakes IN a 50-yard queue at the, Royal Academy, London, I Ambassador peer MPs, artists and ordinary art-lovers took their places without favour. They stood on the .stairs, In three lines around the >ntianc hall, an even out in t/.. courtyard, v.aitin^ up to hall

A FLICK OF THE WRIST and all's well [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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A FLICK OF THE WRIST and all's well WILLIAM HICKEY wwvsaa L IT'S not all fun for the Duke of Edinburgh ng an Admiral of the Fleet in the Navy, a Field Marshal in the Army, and a Marshal of the R.A.F. The uniforms he can leave to his valet.

Bridge Hand [ARTICLE]

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Bridge Hand Both sides vulnerable West dealer NORTH 4* Q 7 5>K J 4 2 0A J 4 ♦J 8 6 *i ST EAST 4 A 10 45 3 2 9A 9 7 6 985 0 K Q 10 7 3 0985 K 7 4QIO 942 SOUTH 4J9 8 6

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Moore is taking no chances [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Moore is taking no chances II G H IA hr■ v u »i^ht chum plon ArrfiM M t r v^ (raining In a I I o o t 1 square rirfiyg in the ••wot he is com* pellV/;! t <r^ ftelit hrav>ut e i g h t 1 MOORE c

SHIRLEY'S RECORD-BREAKING RUN [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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SHIRLEY'S RECORD-BREAKING RUN LUIIKIKY STRICKLAND of \ustralia wins the women s 100 metres at the Fifth Youth S Festival at Warsaw in the world record time of 11.3 sec. to beat Marjone Jackson s official world record of 11.4 sec.— A. P. picture.

R.A.F. CHANGI ROUND-UP [ARTICLE]

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R.A.F. CHANGI ROUND-UP «WcS^al?^Sm«M OF rLACE IN CHANGI'S SPORTS PROGRAMME LAST k WEEK AND THE WERE WAS A TOIX ONR HI BIG EVENT WAS THE INTER-GROUP CHAMPIONSHIP AT SELETAR ON MONDAY. TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY WHICH WAS WON BY R.A.F. SINGAPORE Changi was well represented In this tournament. In the first

STATION FOOTBALL STARS SHINE IN THE F.E.A.F. TOURNEY [ARTICLE]

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STATION FOOTBALL STARS SHINE IN THE F.E.A.F. TOURNEY Admin-Wing 'B' side by 5-2. The match was nor as one-sided as the .score suggests, the better marksmanship of S.C.S. deciding the points. Stringer got a hat-trick for S.CS. Another player to claim a hat-trk-K during the week was Hope. who scored

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LIME DUST IS BEST BET FOR TOMORROW [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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LIME DUST IS BEST BET FOR TOMORROW "S f—i 1— PROBABLE SCRATCHINCS 4. pKOBABLE scratchings 1 tomorrow are: p Malayan Scholar, Caeal mcleon, Avenger. Condopt lino, Bercaficoes, La II Ronde, Tuo Dimension, Triple Crown, Colza, Sir Sun, Jetty, Tryas, Sabrina, y The Camel, White Stone, r Conventional, QuicksiJver, Sportcr, Cash

SURREY FIGHT BACK TO WIN; YORKSHIRE IN A BAD WAY [ARTICLE]

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SURREY FIGHT BACK TO WIN; YORKSHIRE IN A BAD WAY tytyty \FTEK berng shot uut In 2hr. for 77 in thrir second inninjjs. Surrey foueht bark and Ix'at (>\<w<fst^rshire by 43 runs at helten--1 ham yesterday. Fine bowling by Alee BedMT, 'who kfpt one <nd going lor two hours, had

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Aussies in final again [ARTICLE]

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Aussies in final again DAVIS CUP: Australia gained winning 0 lead over [talj the Davis cup inter-zone nnal Phil Ua, y terday, eby earning U challenge the United 81 I foi the trophy v- the Am 1 I'" 1 H nd Rei Ra 1 Sirola and N P>»'tr in (Italy

BIRTHS [ARTICLE]

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BIRTHS 20 Wofmi fh (minimum) 'i fo 1 •en ind R m i h u da) Augu t 11. i CARRK K On 14th Augu I al BMH Kinrara, to Sheila w k Carrick, REME Stillboi m.

TODAY'S SPORT [ARTICLE]

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TODAY'S SPORT SOC IK s i x Leaf«e. Div ?,k. p<»ii<«- Arafi I iiion, (,r\ bUlg. I h VMS iririoftv, i v Malaya amatek; l.\hlMUena '>> ryion, lionjj Kd/ir player*; ti.4 <:»ujl*. I.IS p. in ATHLETICS M i! i\ >. Idm)ls sjxirts. Jalan Beaat

THE TEST Shock after shock but England in lead [ARTICLE]

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THE TEST Shock after shock but England in lead FWGLA OUT a PEARED TO BE Till-; MEAGRE TOTAI Of 151 TOOK AOVANTAOI OF A TURNING WICKET TO DISMISS SOUTH AFRICA V >R 112 AND GAIN A FIRST INNINGS LEAD OF 39 AT THE CLOSE OF THE SECOND DAY'S PLAY IN

SCOREBOARD [ARTICLE]

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SCOREBOARD ENGLAND Ist Innings Ikiti f W.iite h Heine 1" lose C M.uisell h (imldard 32 May < t.nddard b Fuller omplon c Waite fioddard 30 Watson Mansell b I ayfield 2.1 dravrnrv <• I uJler b (ioddard i;.ui. v i Heine b TajrfieU Sjxioikt I) TajrfieM 0 laker c

DEATHS [ARTICLE]

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DE ATHS 20 \in. its $b (minimum) LAZ IROO: Johanna L widow of the late R. al i'> Las on 11. 1.88 it Kuala Luinpui CQRNRY: Leonard Oeorgi Coj ney, C.M 0., lonnerly An General B.S and P.M.s. on I3th AuMi-.t at Budleigh Saltlrton, De or. K CHELLIAH Pensioner Railway

BOROS WINS RICH GOLF PRIZE [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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BOROS WINS RICH GOLF PRIZE JULIUS BOKO3, of North Carolina, won the world's richest golf tournament at the Tain O Shanter course in Illinois yesterday with a 72-hole score of L'Hl Fuddle. Haas of California, n iiieiiilK-r ol tin- United States 19 3 Ryder Cup team wns second with 283.

ABU HALIM BEST AT YESTERDAY'S TRIALS [ARTICLE]

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ABU HALIM BEST AT YESTERDAY'S TRIALS S.E.A. boxing: Yesterday's boxing trials at the Pulict* Training School to I lelect a Singapore tram for the Smith-east Asia championships did not produce much worthwhile talent. T\so trlallists, Scharenguivel (light-middleweight) and miiidlevei^ht Lane sustained cuts over the e r- dunii" their workouts. impressive

WIGHTMAN CUP [ARTICLE]

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WIGHTMAN CUP THE United States women's j lawn tennis team retained j the Wishtman Cup when they beat Britain by 6-1 In New York yesterdav. Renter

SUMMARY OF SPORT [ARTICLE]

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SUMMARY OF SPORT > SOCCER A LL-SINGAPOII*: whipped 1% Iniversity of Indonesia 6-2 under floodlights I Jala n Besar last night Scorers for Singapore Arthur Koh (3), Awang Bakar. DolUh Zainol (deflected into goal by Teuku Anwar), Ismail Yusoff. For University: Sumitro and Liein Tiong Hoo. Corinthians beat Indian BC

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Misc I I LANEOUB 2o W»r4» Him.} lt,, x jo exim m Y' R HAIR Cut to Pi can plea M'i A Cl Pel ***** D me Hotel B COU 1 A I I AMMF" the Chi' ench Ha the whole boul now Introduced to Blngapore by Madame Ma' VhO