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Singapore Standard fa i% A _t Vol. V. No. 337 SINGAPORE, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 1955 14 PAGES 15 CENTS

STRIKE THREAT BY 70,000 [ARTICLE]

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STRIKE THREAT BY 70,000 R. G. PILLAI Workers* Bid To Force Settlement In Harbour Dispute By Standard Staff Reporter Unions To Decide ESSENTIAL SERVICES WILL BE PARALYZED MORE thon 70,000 organized workers will stage an island-wide strike paralyzing Singapore for 24 hours m sympathy with the strikers of the Harbour

WOMAN SETS UP NEW CAR RECORD [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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WOMAN SETS UP NEW CAR RECORD A HAPPY Joy McNoughton offer her record breaking run front Butterworth to Singapore yesterday. The XX 120 she drove down is seen m the background of this composite picture by Michael Goh.

BUTTERWORTH-SPORE IN 8-HRS. 33 MINS. [ARTICLE]

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BUTTERWORTH -SPORE IN 8-HRS. 33 MINS. A SILVER-smoke-grey Jaguar XX 120 swept into the parking lot at Collycr Quay yesterday and a young woman wearing a faded sarong shirt and soiled jeans jumped out. "Hi. I'm here." she called out to the young man who was lounging against a post

POLICY TALKS [ARTICLE]

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POLICY TALKS JAPAN and Russia opened top secret policy talks m London yesterday to end their 10-year-old state of war. Reuter.

Witness Gets A Phone Threat [ARTICLE]

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Witness Gets A Phone Threat Keep Names Out, Press Told ONE of the witnesses called to testify at the Gene Symonds inquest received an anonymous telephone message yesterday morning warning him to "be careful" when he gave evidence at the Singapore Coroner's Court. I This was disclosed by the Deputy

False Alarm Upsets Flight [ARTICLE]

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Fal se Alarm Upsets Flight HONGKONG, June 7 (UP) -A North-west Orient Airlines DC-4 turned back to Hongkong on a flight to Taipei today when a false alarm was sounded about enemy planes being m the area.

ON WAY HOME [ARTICLE]

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ON WAY HOME THE Indonesian Premier, Dr. Ali Sastroamidjojo, left for Jakarta after a 90-minute refuelling stop m Hongkong yesterday. Reuter.

Rebel Army Captures A Town [ARTICLE]

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Rebel Army Captures A Town SAIGON, June 7 (Reuter) The rebel Hoa Hao private army swept round behind national army troops m south-west, Vietnam yesterday and captured the town of Vinhlong, 60 miles southwest of here it was reported today. Despite a furious battle through the night, the Hoa Hao

RUBBER PRICE HITS $1 [ARTICLE]

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RUBBER PRICE HITS $1 THE price of rubber m Singapore yesterday jumped 3} cents to $1 per lb., the highest since Feb. 15. following the news of the settlement between Ford Motor Company and work ers at Detroit. There was considerable activity m the market In the morning with speculative,

Chiang's Planes Sink Red Junks [ARTICLE]

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Chiang's Planes Sink Red Junks TAIPEI, June 7 (Reuter) Chinese Nationalist Air Force Headquarters today claimed 10 Communist junks were destroyed when its planes attacked a fleet of 120 boats off the Fukien coast yesterday. Another group of Nationalist planes air-dropped 150,--000 leaflets over various parts of Fukien province, the

DETAINEES PUT UP DEMANDS [ARTICLE]

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DETAINEES PUT UP DEMANDS IPOH, Tues.— Demonstrations and banging on the roof continued m the detention camp for the third day today, as the Commissioner of Prisons was reviewing a long list of demands from the detainees. The climax was reached at 10.30 a.m. when some of the inmates started

MacD MAY BE SINGAPORE'S FOURTH FREEMAN [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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MacD MAY BE SINGAPORE'S FOURTH FREEMAN THE CommissionerGeneral, Mr. Malcolm Mac Donald, will become the fourth Freeman of the City of Singapore, if the City Council adopts a resolution to this effect at a special meeting on Friday. It is believed that Mr. Malcolm Mac Donald will be conferred with

Labourites Defer Vote On Leader [ARTICLE]

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Labourites Defer Vote On Leader LONDON, June 7 (Reuter) —The 277 -strong Parliamentary Labour Party meeting for the first time since Labour's defeat at the May 26 general election today agreed to defer voting for its leadership for the new parliamentary session. On its leaders recommendation it decided to invite

2,000 Hume & Firestone Men Go On Strike [ARTICLE]

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2,000 Hume Firestone Men Go On Strike 50 PER CENT RAISE DEMAND NEARLY 2,000 industrial workers— all members of the Singapore Factory and Shop Workers' Union employed by the Hume Industries (Far East) Ltd., and the Firestone Tyre and Rubber Company Ltd., went on strike yesterday. They struck work following

TARIFF PACT [ARTICLE]

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TARIFF PACT GENEVA, June 7 (Reuter)— Japan today signed the protocol of terms of accession to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). In Washington, the State Department announced today that the United States would sign a tariff agreement with Japan tomorrow.

Africa-Home Of Adam And Eve [ARTICLE]

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Africa -Home Of Adam And Eve JOHANNESBURG. June 7 (Reuter) Southern or Central Africa is now believed to have been the probable birthplace of mankind the home of Adam and Eve. Evidence m support of this theory has lately been uncovered by archaeologists m different parts of the continent, and

HEIGHT RECORD [ARTICLE]

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HEIGHT RECORD PARIS, June 7 (Reuter) A French pilot today claimed a new world altitude record for helicopters by reaching a height of 8,260 metres (27,099 feet).

STRIKERS ACCEPT TUC PEACE' PLAN [ARTICLE]

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STRIKERS ACCEPT TUC PEACE' PLAN ...Trains May Run Again Soon LONDON, June 7, (Reuter)— Leaders of 70,000 striking railwaymen today accepted a five-point plan to settle their wage grievances drawn up by leaders of Britain's 8,000,000-strong Trade Union Congress. This plan has yet to be approved by two other rail

AGREEMENT ON ATOMIC ENERGY [ARTICLE]

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AGREEMENT ON ATOMIC ENERGY WASHINGTON, June 7 (AP) Italy, Argentina and Spain today initialled agreements with the United States for co-operation m peaceful uses of atomic energy.

SPECIALS ROUT 10 BANDITS [ARTICLE]

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SPECIALS ROUT 10 BANDITS RED KILLED IN DAWN RAID JOHORE BAHRU. Tues. Five Special Constables guarding Kangkar Pulai New Village m the Gelang Patah district of Johore, repulsed a raid by ten Communist terrorists early this morning. They killed one terrorist and put the others to flight. The terrorists cut

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Judgment Reserved In Banks Claim For $40,353 [ARTICLE]

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Judgment Reserved In Banks Claim For $40,353 THE Chief Justice, Sir Charles Murray-Aynsley, reserved judgment m the Singapore High Court yesterday m a claim for $40,539.45 by the Chung Khiaw Bank Ltd., against a former firewood merchant, Tan Yoon Khim. Plaintiffs' claim was against the defendant as drawer of three

Jobless To Hold Mass Meeting [ARTICLE]

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Jobless To Hold Mass Meeting SINGAPORE'S unemployed will bold a mass meeting at the Clerical and Administrative Workers Union premises m Rangoon Road, on Friday at 10.30 a.m. The meeting will discuss the formation of a body to represent unemployed persons and steps to get relief for them.

A Stormy Session Expected [ARTICLE]

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A Stormy Session Expected A SPECIAL meeting of the City Council has been ca'.led for Friday to discuss a Government proposal to appoint Mr. T. P. F. McNeice, the City President, as chairman of the committee set up to inquire into the scrapping of the City and Island Council. The

Too Many Drinks Led To Crime' [ARTICLE]

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Too Many Drinks Led To Crime' TOO many drinks, led three British soldiers to crime, their counsel, Mr. P. F. X. Leonard, told a Court Martial today m a plea for mitigation. The soldiers were. Gunner Donald Sutherland Murray, 22, Fusilier William Miller Smith, 23. and Trooper John McGuigan, 26,

Tungku's Gift To Jap Zoo [ARTICLE]

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Tungku's Gift To Jap Zoo TWO Malayan tigers, a male and female, will sail m a Mitsui Liner. Meiko Maru, for Japan, today. They are a gift from the Tungku Mahkota of Johore to a Japanese zoo.

Shoot Is Off [ARTICLE]

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Shoot Is Off THERE will be no shooting practice at the Singapore Gun Club on Thursday it being the Queen's birthday.

COMMODITY PRICES [ARTICLE]

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COMMODITY PRICES CLOSING rubber prices (cents per lb) m Singapore yesterday were: Buyers Sellers No. 1 R.S.S. Spot loose 991 99} No. 1 R.S.S f.o.b. June 99 991 No. 2 96. 961 No. 3 93 93. Tone: Steady. TIN PRICE The price of tin yesterday was $3581 per picul. (Up

DALE CARNEGIE CLUB MEET [ARTICLE]

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DALE CARNEGIE CLUB MEET THE 76 men and women m Singapore who recently completed the eight-week course of the Dale Carnegie Institute, conducted by Mr. John Spindler. will meet at the Capitol Blue Room on June 16 at 8 p.m. for the inaugural meeting of the Dale Carnegie Club. Among

Taxi men Refused To Take Riot Victim To Hospital [ARTICLE]

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Taxi men Refused To Take Riot Victim To Hospital FIRST witness at yesterday's resumed inquiry into the death of American newspaperman. Gene Symonds, United Press Manager and South-east Asian Correspondent, was the Chinese student who drove the injured man to hospital m a pick up van. This witness, whose name

FOR NAVAL EXERCISE [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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FOR NAVAL EXERCISE THREE Burmese Navy officers arrived m Singapore yesterday to take part m Royal Navy exercises m the China Sea beginning on June 9. Standard photo shows (from left) Lt. Com. Chit Koko, Lieut. Kyaw Daing and Lt. Com. Kyaw Zaw. They were received at the airport by

Move To Relax Bus Stop Law [ARTICLE]

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Move To Relax Bus Stop Law BUS companies serving the rural areas m Singapore may soon be allowed to stop along their routes m the City m order to discharge or pick up passengers. At yesterday's meeting of the Vehicles and Traffic Committee, City Councillor, Mr. Sim Beng Seng, suggested

'Jovride' Costs Each Sailor 5250 [ARTICLE]

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'Jovride' Costs Each Sailor 5250 TWO sailors, Matthew Hamilton and Alan Graham, went for a "joyride" m a taxi on Monday without the owner's consent. They were arrested when the owner lodged a complaint with the Police. Yesterday, they pleaded guilty m the Singapore Second Traffic Court to three charges

QUIZ ON TEACHERS FOR GOVT. [ARTICLE]

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QUIZ ON TEACHERS FOR GOVT. SINGAPORE Legislative Assemblyman, Mr. M. P. D. Nair (Ind. Lab. Seletar) will ask Government at the next Assembly session, June 29, whether women teachers m all schools will be paid the same salary and allowances as male teachers Mr. Nair told The Standard yesterday that

HK EXCHANGE [ARTICLE]

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HK EXCHANGE HONGKONG, June 7. Special Standard Service Closing prices of the Hongkong Exchange today were: $15.68 to £1 sterling: $5.81 to US$l; $1,840 to Malayan $1, $0,126 to one Indonesian Rupiah; Gold $251,125 to a tael.

RUBBER CHARGE [ARTICLE]

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RUBBER CHARGE LIM PUT CHONG, 25, of Ampang New Village wa s today sentenced to five months' imprisonment by the President of the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court, when he pleaded guilty to being m illegal possession of 35 sheets of rubber.

UNION DINNER [ARTICLE]

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UNION DINNER THE Johore Branch of the National Union of Teachers Federation of Malaya, will hold its annual dinner and dance at 7.30 p.m. today at the International Club, Kluang.

Forgetful, She Must Pay $25 [ARTICLE]

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Forgetful, She Must Pay $25 JOHORE BAHRU, Tv« s. Jamilah binte Sodar *a5 fined $25 m the Magistrates Court today for not obtain uw an identity card for hu Firduise bin Abdul Basip. Jamilah told the Court "entirely forgot" about w matter.

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DEATH FOLLOWED REX LOBBY SCRAP [ARTICLE]

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DEATH FOLLOWED REX LOBBY SCRAP Prosecution Alleges Witness Was Bribed KUALA LUMPUR, Tues. Suggestions that Mr. Khoo 800 Gong, wealthy father of 18-year-old school boy, Khoo Teng Chwee on trial for murder had "bought up" witnesses to testify m his son's defence were made by the prosecution when the case

Photo Display Opens Today [ARTICLE]

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Photo Display Opens Today SINGAPORE'S Chief Minister, Mr. David Marshall, will on Friday open the third PanMalayan Photo Exhibition m which the Colony captured all the medals. The exhibition m the British Council Hall will remain open to the public from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily until June 19.

LOST BANANAS CAUSED FIGHT [ARTICLE]

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LOST BANANAS CAUSED FIGHT RESULT: ONE MAN DIED JOHORE BAHRU, Tues.— A quarrel over a bunch of bananas led to the murder of a man, it was stated at a trial m the Supreme Court here today. Mustapha bin Lasalt, 26, was on trial for the murder of his brother-in-law,

TOOK RUBBER 6 MONTHS [ARTICLE]

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TOOK RUBBER 6 MONTHS MUAR, Tues. Ong Toon, 23. was sentenced today to s:x months' imprisonment by the Muar Magistrate, Inche Pawan Ahmad, for unlawful possession of 95 katies of scrap rubber worth $14.25 at Tana Merah Estate, Tangkak, on March 6.

He Earned US Degree [ARTICLE]

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He Earned US Degree MR. OLIVER Inparatnam Thevathasan, younger brother of Dr. A. W. S. Thevathasan of Singapore, was among the 1.017 students to receive degrees from New York University. Mr. Thevathasan received a Doctorate m Philosophy. The title of his thesis was "Studies of the Actions of Adrenal Hormones

This Didn't Get Away [ARTICLE]

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This Didn't Get Away CHUA Hung Soon. 17, pleaded guilty m a Singapore Court yesterday, to stealing a basket of fish valued at $18 from a stationary lorry m Fraser Street, on May 31. The court was told that Chua threw the basket away when he saw a policeman approaching

Errand Led To Jail [ARTICLE]

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Errand Led To Jail ANG AH GIAP got five months' jail to be followed by six months' police supervision, for criminal breach of trust of $6 and a bicycle. Senior Inspector Chan Chin Fong told the court yesterday, that Ang's employer gave him the money and allowed him to use

A Story About A Comb [ARTICLE]

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A Story About A Comb KUALA LUMPUR, Tues. j —Visitors of Mr J. C McDouall, the Federation's Chief Social Wei fare Offiter, often wondered about the metal comb glued, to the wall of his office with red tape. Only Inche Mustapha Albakri, Member fo» Industrial Relations knew. But all he

Bumboat To A Fine [ARTICLE]

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Bumboat To A Fine A MAN, who had no business to be m Pulau Bukom. brought his bumboat alongside a wharf there one afternoon. Yesterday, a bumboat man Neo Leong San, pleaded guilty before the Singapore Third District Judge, Mr. H.A. Forrer. to a charge of bringing his boat into

Rochore Dwellers Want Two-year Quit Notice [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Rochore Dwellers Want Two-year Quit Notice A HUNDRED men and women, representing 400 families, living m the Rochore Canal area of Singapore, who have all been issued quit notices by the Improvement Trust, yesterday went to see the Minister for Local Government, Lands and Housing to protest against the time

HOUSING TRUST PLAN [ARTICLE]

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HOUSING TRUST PLAN Kajang Site Chosen KAJANG, Tues.—Government servants m the Ulu Langat District, have decided to organise a Housing Trust Association for themselves and pensioners. One of the convenors said that there were many Government servants today who were keen to have their own houses for permanent settlement after

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Win Hearts Of People,' Morris Urges Police [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Win Hearts Of People,' Morris Urges Police SINGAPORE'S Commissioner of Police, Mr. Nigel Morris, yesterday urged his officers and men to win the hearts of the people by "fair, impartial and friendly dealings." Mr. Morris was addressing Police personnel at the Police Training School after presenting commendation certificates to outstanding

JUDGE DECLINES TO HEAR SLANDER CASE [ARTICLE]

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JUDGE DECLINES TO HEAR SLANDER CASE THE hearing of a charge of slander brought against Tan Eng Joo, president of thp Democratic Party, and his supporter, Chuang Hui Tsuan, by Progressive Party Legislative Assemblyman Lim Koon Teck (Paya Lebar), was postponed m the Singapore Second Criminal District Court yesterday to

Parisian Touch At Fashion Show [ARTICLE]

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Parisian Touch At Fashion Show THE maestro Christian Dior himself, would have been delighted with the fashion show held at the American Club yesterday, writes Gerree Read. The overall theme was sophistication and smartness, and Dior's new line was very obviously an inspiration to most of the designers who exhibited.

Officer Denies He Was 'Urged' To Take Legal Action [ARTICLE]

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Officer Denies He Was 'Urged' To Take Legal Action A SINGAPORE Police Officer, yesterday denied m the Fourth Police Court that he had been instigated by the Muslim Advisory Board and its president, Dato S. I. O. Alsagoff, to take action against the president of the Malay Women's Welfare Association,

A Dress For A Ball [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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A Dress For A Ball MRS. LEE Seng Tee (below) seen m a Court Dress as worn by Hsi Shi, one of the four beauties of China who was Queen of the Kingdom of Wu about 2,455 years aeo. She will wear this gorgeous gown during the Chinese Ladies Association

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Strikes Should Be Last Resort' [ARTICLE]

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Strikes Should Be Last Resort' THE President of the S.ngapore Trade Union Congress, Mr. S. Jaganathan, yesterday said workers should not resort to strike action unless and until all the avenues of a settlement have been explored. Speaking at the first annual ge neral meeting of the Singapore Bank Employees'

Francis Reads Plea [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Francis Reads Plea Photo. FRANCIS reads his petition to the Bukit Timah Rural District Committee asking for a club house. Beside him is Mr. Cheong Ec Peng Standard

No Mail Delivery On Thursday [ARTICLE]

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No Mail Delivery On Thursday THE General Post Office, Singapore, will be open from 9 a.m. to 12 noon on Thursday Queen's Birthday. All other Post Offices and Postal Agencies will remain open from 9 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. with the exception of the following Post Offices which will be

President Of Club Bursts In On Board To Present Petition [ARTICLE]

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President Of Club Bursts In On Board To Present Petition THE Junior President of the Bukit Timah Youth Club, 18-year-old Francis Tan, yesterday evening; burst m upon a meeting of the Bukit Timah Rural District Committee to read and present a petition from the youth of the area asking the

Robber Gets 7 Yrs. [ARTICLE]

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Robber Gets 7 Yrs. WITH tears running down his cheeks a young man, Lee Koon Bock, told Mr. Justice Knight m the Singapore Assize Court yesterday that he was forced to rob a woman because of financial "difficulties. Lee, who had a previous conviction, pleaded guilty to robbing a young

Shopowner's Son Assaulted One Man Held [ARTICLE]

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Shopowner's Son Assaulted One Man Held TWO gangsters beat up the son of a Middle Road shopowner m the presence of a Singapore policeman last night The victim, Lai Chand. 19. said he was sitting on a stool on the five footway when he was suddenly attacked by the thu

Weather Report [ARTICLE]

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Weather Report MINIMUM Temperature: From 7.30 p.m. June 6 t« 7.30 a.m. June 7. Singapore (72F). Penane (64F). Kota Bahru (73F). Kuala Lumpur (74F), Ipoh (73F). Kuantan (7 IF). Maximum Temperature: From 7.30 ajn. June 6 to «._0 p.m. June 7 Singapore (89F). lr>nang (89F), Kota Bahru (89F). Kuala Lumpur

WOMAN MISSING [ARTICLE]

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WOMAN MISSING A WOMAN, Cheah Mung Leng, was reported missing from her home m Durham Estate m Singapore since Wednesday. June 1.

Alliance Aims Its First Broadside At Imperialist' Foes [ARTICLE]

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Alliance Aims Its First Broadside At Imperialist' Foes BATTLE FOR VOTES BEGINS KUALA LUMPUR, Tues. —The UMNO-MCA-MIC Alliance last night fired its election broadside, when it charged imperialists with using a rival political party to minimise the Alliance success m the forthcoming Federal polls. UMNO publicity chief, Inche Ja'afar Albar.

Jobs For Cured Is A Problem [ARTICLE]

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Jobs For Cured Is A Problem THE President of the Singapore Leprosy Relief Association. Canon R. K. S. Adams, said at the Association's general meeting yesterday that its major problem was to find work for patients after they are cured. He said also the Association welcomed the efforts of Datin

Awards For Police [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Awards For Police SOME of the Police officers after they received their commendation certificates from the Commissioner of Police. Mr. Nigel Morris, at the Police Training School yesterday. From left: Inspector Johnny Cheng, Inspector Michael Chong, Inspector Low Hong Hee. Detective Sng Tian Yew. Inspector R.A. Lawrence, Detective Staff Sergeant

Burglars' $1,738 Haul In Colony [ARTICLE]

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Burglars' $1,738 Haul In Colony BURGLARS broke into Victory Cafe m North Bridge Road, Singapore, and stole cash, liquor and tobacco worth $1,738 m the small hours yesterday. The cafe was locked up late on Monday night and every member of the staff went home, leaving the shop empty as

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Running Amok [ARTICLE]

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Running Amok T'HE intensity of the fuming and frothing m the editorial sanctum of the Nanyang Siang Pau, if it had been properly husbanded, would have generated enough atomic energy to blow up all the buildings along Robinson Road. Fortunately for that area, that energy has been dissipated "by the

Competing For Students [ARTICLE]

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Competing For Students fTHE Chinese Nationalists m Formosa are trying to compete with Red China m recruiting young Chinese students m Malaya, Thailand, Indonesia, Burma and Philippines. This year only 1.300 overseas students have gone to Formosa for higher studies out of the estimated 10.000 who have entered schools on

Peng Soon Is The Greatest [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Peng Soon Is The Greatest Sir; World-wide appreciation is due to Sir George Thomas for having so generously donated the Cup for international badminton competition among the top badminton nations of the world. But that grand old man of badminton, m commenting on the best player he has seen, has,

The British Railway Strike [ARTICLE]

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The British Railway Strike HUGH LATIMER Background To The News THE railway strike, which began here last week, will certainly cripple Britain's great industrial machine and may bring it to a halt entirely. But there is a sad contrast between the magnitude of this crisis, which has already led to

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Can't They? [ARTICLE]

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Can't They? -__-K7fa_HH Sir, Some servants and clerks m Mission Schools (aided by Government) have served Mission Schools for over twenty or twenty-five years. These I regret to say hav c not been considered for gratuity or free medical facilities. Only clerks were considered for Provident Fund from 1946 only.

UMNO Leaders Warned [ARTICLE]

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UMNO Leaders Warned T TTUSAN MELAYU warns UMNO leaders not to attribute the dissatisfaction among former leftists m its ranks m regard to its criticisms of Doctor Burhanuddin as -m outbreak of revolt .against UMNO's leadership. UMNO has unfairly criticised Doctor Burhanuddin m a series of articles published m the

Review of Views [ARTICLE]

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Review of Views paganda m the cold war. Both sides are trying to meet eacn other half way and the storm m the Formosan Straits has apparently died down. The tension between East and West is m the process of being further lesspned and this i s certainly a phenomenon

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Russia Gets A Formal Call For Big Four Talks [ARTICLE]

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Russia Gets A Formal Call For Big Four Talks M32P2_ Jun I' < Rcut <*>-Britain, France and the I nited States today formally invited Russia to a tour-day meeting of the Big Four top leaders at Geneva from July 18 to July 21. Tne invitation was contained m identical notes

Bayonet Charge Ends Love Affair [ARTICLE]

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Bayonet Charge Ends Love Affair HONOLULU, June 7, (AP) —Police charged a marine last night with bayoneting a sailor when he found his bride m the sailor's arms. P:> ctive Lieutenant C. D. •lonan said a charge of assault and battery with a dead!? weapon was filed against Marine Private

Purse Snatched At HK Hotel [ARTICLE]

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Purse Snatched At HK Hotel HONGKONG, June 7 (UP) Police sought a thief today who snatched the handbag of an American mother m Hongkong, searching for information of her soldier son missing from the Korean war. Sixteen American dollars. HKSSO and a baby snapshot of her son were taken from

TREATY RATIFIED [ARTICLE]

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TREATY RATIFIED THE Austrian parliament unanimously ratified on Tuesdaj the treaty of independence panted the country by t: c Big Four recently. A.P.

Bride, 79 Weds 8 2-Year Old [ARTICLE]

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Bride, 79 Weds 8 2- Year Old BAYREUTH, West Germany, June 7, (Reuter) A couple, whose ages totalled 161 years were married here. The bridegroom, a retired linotype operator was 82. His bride 79.

WILD WELCOME FOR NEHRU IN MOSCOW [ARTICLE]

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WILD WELCOME FOR NEHRU IN MOSCOW MOSCOW. June 7 (Reuter) —Mr. Jawaharlal Nehru, the Indian Prime Minister, drove m an open saloon through Ihe streets of Moscow side-by-slde with Soviet Premier Nikolai Bulganin today while thousands of cheering Russfcma threw flowers m his pith, Mr. Nehru was given a t-k-fy

Move To Unseat MP [ARTICLE]

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Move To Unseat MP BELFAST, Northern Ireland, June 7 (Reuter) The Prime Minister of Northern Ireland, Lord Brookeborough, presided at a meeting of the Fermanagh and South Tyrone Unionist (Conservative) Association here yesterday, at which it was decided to petition the court to unseat Mr. Philip Clarke, elected Sinn Fein

SURVEY MISSION [ARTICLE]

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SURVEY MISSION BRITAIN announced on Tuesday she will send an aerial survey mission to Grahamland and the adjacent islands of the disputed Falklands' dependency m the Antarctic later this year "to assess the scientific and mineral potentials of the area." A.P.

Less Danger Of War In Far East' [ARTICLE]

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Less Danger Of War In Far East' WASHINGTON, June 7, (UP)— Secretary of State John Foster Dulles at his news conference today said he believed that the danger of war m the Far East has become less during the past three or four months. The Secretary added that there is

FRIENDLY TALKS' ON TROOPS FOR SINGAPORE [ARTICLE]

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FRIENDLY TALKS' ON TROOPS FOR SINGAPORE But Mr. Casey Refuses To Reveal The Outcome CANBERRA, June 7 (Reuter) Australia's External Affairs Minister, Mr. Richard Casey, said here today that Singapore's Chief Minister and the Australian diplomatic officer there had had "friendly talks" on the subject of sending Australian troops to

This Is How They Train [ARTICLE]

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This Is How They Train "Diggers" m training at the Jungle Warfare school at Canungra, preparatory to their being sent to help m the defence of Malaya. Top picture shows men from the 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, going over the scrambling net to harden themselves for tougher phases of

Romance Leads To Boycott [ARTICLE]

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Romance Leads To Boycott GENEMUIDEN, Netherlands, June 7 (AP) More than 4,000 citizens staged a mass boycott of a wealthy family after neighbourhood gossip that the 17-year-old daughter of the house was sent away to break up her romance with a labourer's son. Local grocers refused to deliver supplies at

Woman Fell Victim To Temptation [ARTICLE]

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Woman Fell Victim To Temptation LONDON. June 7 (Reuter)— Mrs. Gertrude Djament, 42. a dressmaker, was fined £1,000 yesterday when she pleaded guilty at Uxbridge, to attempting to smuggle a packet of diamonds out of Britain. A woman doctor and a search officer found she was carrying a rubber packet

Underwater Theft [ARTICLE]

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Underwater Theft THE Japanese Telecommunications Ministry yesterday won a U. 5.525,000 suit against a man who dug up its underwater cables five years ago and sold them. A.P.

ADENAUER TO VISIT BRITAIN [ARTICLE]

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ADENAUER TO VISIT BRITAIN BONN. June 7 (Reuter) Sir Anthony Eden, British Minister, has invited Dr. Konrad Adenauer, West German Chancellor to visit him on June 19 at Chequers, the Prime Minister's country seat.

Korean Stowaway Is Found Dead On Beach [ARTICLE]

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Korean Stowaway Is Found Dead On Beach SAN FRANCISCO, June 7 (AP) The body of one of the Korean stowaways who disappeared from the freighter Sea Serpent on Sunday was found yesterday m the surf at Moss Beach, a few miles south of San Francisco. A second body was believed

A Scuffle' In House Of Commons [ARTICLE]

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A Scuffle' In House Of Commons LONDON, June 7 (Reuter) The British Parliament met today for the first time since last month's General Election at which Sir Anthony Eden's Conservatives increased their majority over all other parties from 18 to 59. Sir Anthony, tall, debonair and smiling took his seat

Egypt Accused Ot Interfering [ARTICLE]

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Egypt Accused Ot Interfering LONDON, June 7 (AP) The Foreign Office announced today that Britain has accused Egypt of interfering with the free exercise of the Sudanese peoples' right to choose their own future. The Sudanese are expected to take steps during July or August toward establishing an assembly to

MORE U.S. AIRMEN TO BE FREED? [ARTICLE]

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MORE U.S. AIRMEN TO BE FREED? WASHINGTON. June 7 (Reuter) Officials here expect China to announce the release of more imprisoned United States airmen before Mr. V. K. Krishna Menon. India's special envoy, arrives here later this week. Mr. Menon flew to the United States on Wednesday for talks m

Grant To Aid P.I. Moslems [ARTICLE]

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Grant To Aid P.I. Moslems HONGKONG, June 7 (Reuter)—Lt. Col. Abdel Nasser. Egyptian Prime Minister, has specially ordered a grant of £3,000 to be made to the Moslems of the Philippines to enable them to rebuild their mosque destroyed m a recent earthquake. This was announced here today by Egyptian

Queen To See The Kon Tiki [ARTICLE]

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Queen To See The Kon Tiki OSLO. June 7 (Reuter) Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh, will be shown the famous Kon Tiki raft, when they pay a three-day state visit to Oslo at the end of this month. The Queen and the Duke will lay wreaths on the

220 Superstitions Worry Jap Wives [ARTICLE]

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220 Superstitions Worry Jap Wives TOKYO. June 7 (Reuter)— The modern Japanese wife may have her hair permanent-waved, but the chances are that she still believes m jnany "don't do" and "don't eat" superstitions about pregnancy and childbirth A recent nation-wide survey by the Education Ministry showed that the most

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Race To Recruit SE-A Chinese [ARTICLE]

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Race To Recruit SE-A Chinese Chiang Tries To Improve Bait WASHINGTON, June 7, (AP)— The Chinese Nationalists are running behind the Communists m a race to recruit young Chinese students living m Southeast Asia who lack higher education facilities m their adopted lands. But the race for the minds of

Liberals Take Power In Victoria [ARTICLE]

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Liberals Take Power In Victoria MELBOURNE, June 7 (Reuter) The Liberal Country Party coalition has won the extra seat it needed for ah absolute majority m the Victorian Legislative Assembly by only two votes, it was announced early today. There will be a recount tomorrow. After the distribution of preference

Brainwashing Glint In Some American Eyes [ARTICLE]

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Brainwashing Glint In Some American Eyes NORTHAMPTON, Massachusetts, June 7 (Reuter) Mr. Adlai Stevenson. Democratic Presidential candidate m 1952, said yesterday that some American leaders "have a brainwashing glint m their eyes when they meet with an unfamiliar idea." He said at Smith College here that since western rationalism and

Depletion Of Mau Mau Ranks [ARTICLE]

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Depletion Of Mau Mau Ranks NAIROBI. June 7 (Reuter) A self-styled Mau Mau "general" named Makime was captured with another terrorist m an African woman's house on a British Settler's farm m the Kiabu area near here, an official communique said yesterday. Security forces killed 74 terrorists, captured 27 and

Vichy Minister Dies In Spain [ARTICLE]

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Vichy Minister Dies In Spain PARIS. June 7 (Reuter) French army General Eugene Bridoux, Secretary of State for War m the wartime Vichy Government, died yesterday m Madrid, it was learned here. The 67-year-old General who had been ill for a long time. was arrested on the liberation of France

40 Students Shot Dead In Pakistan [ARTICLE]

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40 Students Shot Dead In Pakistan NEW DELHI, June 7 (UP) An Indian newspaper reported today that Pakistan troops killed 40 students and injured many others while breaking up a protest demonstration m Rawala Kot m the Pakistan-held territory of Azad Kashmir. The Indian Express said troops used machineguns on

Public Spirit [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Public Spirit THESE public-spirited youngsters at Clifton, Bristol, heard the radio appeal to motorists to give lifts to travellers stranded by the railway strike. They borrowed mum's old pram and set off m search of passengers. But only Wagger, the dog, availed himself of their kind offer. Possibly "at your

EGYPT REJECTS HIGH LEVEL TALKS [ARTICLE]

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EGYPT REJECTS HIGH LEVEL TALKS CAIRO, June 7, (AP)— Egypt announced yesterday that it has rejected Israeli proposals for -high level talks to ease tension over the Gaza strip. Government spokesman Col. Salah Gohar said the Israelis are still boycotting the Mixed Armistice Commission talks on the Gaza area under

Teenager Survived The Desert [ARTICLE]

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Teenager Survived The Desert NAIROBI. June 7 (Reuter)— Mrs. E. Barnes, of Spring Valley, Nairobi, said yesterday the Peter Barnes who survived the ordeal by thirst m the Sahara desert is her 17-year-old son. She has cabled the British Consul at Dakar for information about him. She said Peter joined

U.S. Files Suit In World Court RUSSIA SUED FOR $1 1/2 M. DAMAGES [ARTICLE]

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U.S. Files Suit In World Court RUSSIA SUED FOR $1 1/2 M. DAMAGES THE HAGUE, June 7 (Reuter)— The United States has filed an application with the International Court here asking for an award of over $1,500,000 (£535,700) damages from Russia for the shooting down of an American plane by

2 Warders Seized By Prisoners [ARTICLE]

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2 Warders Seized By Prisoners lONIA, Michigan, June 7 (AP) A riot broke out at the State Reformatory yesterday when four inmates seized two prison guards and demanoed to see the warden. Two other guards were injured and were taken to tr.e reformatory hospital. The riot, confined to one building

'Encourage Defections From West' [ARTICLE]

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'Encourage Defections From West' WASHINGTON, June 7 (UP) Fatin Rustu Zorlu, Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey, said m an interview published here yesterday that the Soviet Union is trying to set up a neutral belt m Europe because the Kremlin apparently has decided that "they cannot advance more m this

PRESS AWARD [ARTICLE]

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PRESS AWARD OTTAWA, June 7 (Reuter) The Parliamentary Press gallery here has agreed to administer two $1,000 (£350) yearly "Bowater awards for Journalism" for material appearing m Canadian daily newspapers.

Dean And Jerry On Verge Of Break-Up [ARTICLE]

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Dean And Jerry On Verge Of Break-Up HOLLYWOOD, June 7, (AP) —The U554,000,000-a-year comedy team of Martin and Lewis is reported on the verge of break-up. Dean and Jerry have feuded before and made up, but this time a close friend said: "It looks like the end." Lewis, reached by

ROMAN COINS STOLEN FROM FAMOUS ETON [ARTICLE]

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ROMAN COINS STOLEN FROM FAMOUS ETON ETON, Buckinghamshire, June 7 (Reuter) Eton, Britain's famous Public School, announced yesterday that a robbery took place during the annual gathering there on Saturday of former students. While distinguished and wealthy "old boys" were attending one of the big social events of the year,

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ENGARDE [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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ENGARDE •TRYING out her fencing skill for her latest film role, Italian movie queen Gina Lollobrigido crosses foils with an instructor m a studio aarden m Rome.- U.P.

No Real Picture Exists Of The Prophet [ARTICLE]

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No Real Picture Exists Of The Prophet fgrgdfxudrxuje S!:;— The Muslim objecloo to the publication of fee Prophet's picture springs (fan the fact that no autbentic picture exists of fee Prophet. Any picture produced would obviously be a figment of the artist's imagination and an untrue and therefore Lightly objectionable.

A DELICATE QUESTION [ARTICLE]

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A DELICATE QUESTION Sir; Since "SHOCKED" idvises Catholic clergymen mind their own business v.;se they are celibates nd therefore unqualified to pride married people, are we conclude that he (or she) fe a Catholic clergyman, quite I iHfied to advise other Caic clergymen, or just that or she) is not

Let's Not Forget [ARTICLE]

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Let's Not Forget Sir, Malaya has won c Thomas Cup for the time m succession. this hour of triumph I gtarj let us not as age-old Malay proJ says, "lepas jembabuang tongkat" and rgel the man who laid foundation stone b made this achieve- possible 1 refer tc Mr. Lim

PIER ANGELI [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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PIER ANGELI Loves dogs but has to keep cats because her husband singing star Vie Damone is allergic to dogs. Likes to play hide-and-seek when her husband comes home. She hides. Is sentimental about the hour of 7.0 p.m. because that's the time Vie put her engagement ring .on her

SOUP HID LOVE NOTE [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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SOUP HID LOVE NOTE BRIDGET JONES By J^ PHOTOGRAPH of a beautiful baby m a magazine sends Pier Angeli scurrying for a pair of scissors and a pot of paste i so that she can cut it out and stick it on the foot of her bed. Then she can

Scanties Of Pure Gold [ARTICLE]

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Scanties Of Pure Gold DOUGLAS CRANEI ANDREA S By HOLLYWOOD £JPR A N X SINATRA frequently talks to his estranged wife Ava Gardner over the long-distance tele- phone, but the singing star says: "Our status both marital and romantic is at a stalemate. She established 1 residence m Nevada but

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Rubbers Are Still Firm Mart [ARTICLE]

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Rubbers Are Still Firm Mart MALAYAN rubber shares continued firm m sympathy with the commodity price but business m this section of the market was still restricted owing to a lack of scrip, even at slightly higher prices. With a few exceptions Malayan industrial shares were easier on the local

TIN OUTPUTS [ARTICLE]

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TIN OUTPUTS MAY tin ore outputs announced are: Thabawleik 311 piculs; Pungah 750 piculs; Amalgamated 1.555 piculs.

YUGOSLAV BID TO CAPTURE MALAYAN MARKETS [ARTICLE]

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YUGOSLAV BID TO CAPTURE MALAYAN MARKETS Standard Staff Correspondent PORT SWETTENHAM, Tues.— ln a bid to capture a bigger share of trade m the Malayan and other Eastern markets, Yugoslavia is setting up a $4,500,000 factory m Burma for the manufacture, at low cost, of torchlight batteries, wires, cables, electric

Women In Business [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Women In Business MEN are more shrewd m commerce and have better business acumen than women and this comes from a Singapore businesswoman. She is Mrs. J.V. FenWick, partner of Adrian's Cane Furniture Co. of Tanglin Road, Singapore. When she first became a partner of the firm m 1952, Mrs.

Imports Of Rubber Up [ARTICLE]

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Imports Of Rubber Up OFFICIAL statistics showed foreign imports of rubber into Malaya m the first five months of this year at 140,632 tons compared with 152.537 tons for the corresponding period of 1954. Imports during May amounted to 30,447 tons, an increase of more than 6,000 tons on the

Crude Oil Production Increasing [ARTICLE]

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Crude Oil Production Increasing WORLD crude oil production continued to increase, m the past year a rise of five per cent, over 1953 to 5,250 million barrels having been recorded, according to the annual report of Royal Dutch Petroleum Company. North America produced more than 50 per cent, of the

Guthrie Group [ARTICLE]

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Guthrie Group OUTPUTS from estates and mines m the Guthrie group m May. announced are: rubber 6.090.700 lb.; tea (black) 200.000 lb.; palm oil 1.396 tons; palm kernete 386 tons; tin ore 1.806 piculs.

JAPAN WANTS R.I. SUGAR [ARTICLE]

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JAPAN WANTS R.I. SUGAR JAPAN wants two-thirds of the export sugar output of Indonesia, trade circles m Jakarta said. Indonesia is making available for export this year 30,000 tons of sugar, Japan has told Indonesia she will purchase 20.000 tons of that total. UP.

$9.6 MIL. TAX [ARTICLE]

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$9.6 MIL. TAX KUALA LUMPUR, Tues. The net collections from income tax from May 1 to 31 amounted to $9,620,--654.59.

Finance And Commerce

MALAYAS IMPORTS PLAY BIG ROLE IN H.K. ECONOMY [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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MALAYAS IMPORTS PLAY BIG ROLE IN H.K. ECONOMY Standard Market Reporter MAL A V AS imports from Hongkong have constituted a most significant item and have played a vital role m the economy of that Colony, Mr. Haking Wong, leader of the HK Chinese Manufacturers' Union trade delegation to Singapore,

Business In Shares [ARTICLE]

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Business In Shares SINGAPORE sharebrokers reported the following business done yesterday: Alex Bricks ords. $2.20 (odd lot); Con. Tin Smelt ords. 32/9 arrival; F. and N. ords. $1.75; Gammons $2.65; M. Breweries $3.45 cd today, $3.50 cd overnight; Malayan Cement $1.47£ to $1.48£; McAlister $3; Metal Box $1.40; Robinson ords.

BANK RATES [ARTICLE]

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BANK RATES The Malayan Exchange Banks' Association made the following changes m its rates to merchants yesterday: Canada: buying airmail, T.T 32 5/16, O.D. 32 7/16. 90 days 32 11/16 credit bills, 32-3/4 trade bills; selling, T.T. or O.D. 32 j clear.

NEW PLASTIC WRAPPING [ARTICLE]

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NEW PLASTIC WRAPPING THE placing, by Jamaican Banana Plantations, of what is believed to be the largest single order for a British brand of plastic wrapping, introduces new methods of safeguarding tropical fruit during transport. The order provides for the supply of some 10 tons of film a week, this

Banking Show Drop [ARTICLE]

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Banking Show Drop MALAYAN banking statistics showed drops m the volume of operations, assets and liabilities at the end of April compared with the month before. The volume of operations shrank from $3,586,738,000 m March to $3,150,567,000 m April with drops m both cheques sent out for clearing ($1,316,132,000 compared

TATA SEEKS LOAN [ARTICLE]

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TATA SEEKS LOAN OFFICIALS of the United States Export-Import Bank said m Washington they have "under active consideration" the request of Indian industrialist J.R.D. Tata for a loan to construct a new steel mill at the site of his present operations m Behar. Tata is seeking U5565,000,000 from the bank

RUBBER PRICE JUMPS TO $l [ARTICLE]

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RUBBER PRICE JUMPS TO $l THE Singapore rubber price yesterday jumped to $1 per lb. for first grade June shipment on the news of the settlement between the Ford Motor Company and workers at Detroit, This was the highest price since Feb. 15. The news of the settlement caused considerable

NOON PRICES [ARTICLE]

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NOON PRICES The Singapore Chamber n« Commerce Rubber Association noon prices (cents per lb) yesterday were: Buyers Seller* SP 0 oose 99] 100 RSs fo.b June No. 1 991 ggt July No. 1 975 g»? June No. 2 (nntn) 964 ftl June No. 3 (norn) 93| p 5 RMa on

$55,000 DEALS IN PEPPER [ARTICLE]

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$55,000 DEALS IN PEPPER SOME 20 tons of black and white pepper valued at $55.< vi changed hands at the Sin, .1 pore Chinese Produce Exchange yesterday, following increasing oversea inquiries. Noon closing prices (per picul) at the Exchange were: Muntok white $180. Sarawak white $179, Special Sarawak black $141

GOOD YEAR' [ARTICLE]

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GOOD YEAR' SIR Ronald Weeks, chairman of the Vickers group of companies m the United Kingdom, told shareholders m London last week that 1955 ought to be a reasonably good year.

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Puppets Are Fun! [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Puppets Are Fun! THERE are not many professional puppeteers m the United States and of the few, Bil and Cora Baird are outst a n dingly successful. They have even more fun than the U.S. television audiences which watch their puppet show on an early morning variety programme called "Today."

HERE AND THERE [ARTICLE]

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HERE AND THERE CTAMFORD Hill (London) M Boys' Club has just completed making a film. "The Testing Time." for The National Association of Boys' Clubs. It will have its premierp at a London West End cinema this month. Among those attending will be the famous athletes Chris Chataway and. possibly.

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THIS MAGIC IS SO EASY [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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THIS MAGIC IS SO EASY YOU'VE all seen a magician make a coin vanish into thin air. These drawings show how the trick is done. Magicians call it "The French Drop." FIG. 1. Hold coin between the thumb, first and second fingers of left hand. Move right hand forward until

UNUSUAL HOBBIES [ARTICLE]

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UNUSUAL HOBBIES T\o you collect toffee-labels, razor-blade packets, regi- mental badges, foreign news- papers— or anything else? If you do, we want to hear from you. «j This week two readers < write about their hobbies. j JOHN WILLIAMS, keeps J first issues of newspapers 2 and magazines. 2 John

FOR STAMP COLLECTORS [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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FOR STAMP COLLECTORS New postage of 3|d. and 2/- denominations, showing a Cobb and Co. coach, will be issued at all Australian post offices on July 6, 1955, and. will be on sale for about a month. The stamps are being issued as a tribute to the pioneers of the

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Gardner KO's Old Rival In Sth Rd. [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Gardner KO's Old Rival In Sth Rd. NEXT BID FOR TITLE NOTTINGHAM, June 7 (Renter)— Jack Gardner (Market Harborough) knocked out Johnny Williams (uugby) here last night m the sth round of a final eliminating contest for the right to meet Don Cockell lor his British and Empire heavyweight titles.

St. Patrick's OBA Officials [ARTICLE]

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St. Patrick's OBA Officials Office-bearers of St. Patricks Old Boys' Association elected recently were: President: Mr. Adrian de Silva (re-elected): V. President: Mr. Stephan Chee; Hon. Secretory: Mr. George Ching; Hon Treasurer: Mr. Leonard Chee; Sports Secretary: Mr. Eric B. Yeo (re-elected); Social Secretary: Mr. Anthony Goh; Committee: Messrs. Edward

REME Win By Two Goals [ARTICLE]

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REME Win By Two Goals R.E.M.E. Civilians beat Serangoon Malay Youngsters by two goals to nil. m a Colony Div. 3B league soccer match played on the Clerical Union ground yesterday. Although REME made several promising raids, Hashim. the Malay goalkeeper, refused to be beaten. It was only m the

Her Name Is Moss [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Her Name Is Moss THE bright-eyed girl m the crash helmet is Pat Moss, 20, sister of ace racing driver Stirling Moss, seen getting ready for the ladies' race at Goodwood. She was unplaced.

ALEXANDRA WIN BY ODD GOAL [ARTICLE]

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ALEXANDRA WIN BY ODD GOAL ALEXANDRA F.T.. strong con- tenders for Third Division league honours, strengthened their position on the top of the league table, when they narrowly beat Sukaramai S.C. 2-1 m a Colony Division 3B league match played at Farrer Park yesterday. Sukaramai together with Alexandra and Springdale.

FATHULS WIN [ARTICLE]

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FATHULS WIN FATHUL Karib Club beat Singapore Recreation Club by 1-0 m a Div. 2A league soccer match played at S.R.C. padang yesterday.

St. Joseph's Sports [ARTICLE]

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St. Joseph's Sports ST. Joseph's Institution will hold its Annual Athletic Sports on Wednesday, June 22. There are three events for Old Boys, the 100 Yds.; 100 Yds. Handicap (over 40 years) and 4 x 110 Yds. relay. Those wishing to take part are requested to forward their names to

S. AFRICANS FIGHT BACK TO LEAD BY 185 RUNS [ARTICLE]

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S. AFRICANS FIGHT BACK TO LEAD BY 185 RUNS MANCHESTER, June 7 (Renter)— After being: 47 runs behind m the first innings, the South African cricketers led Lancashire by 185 runs with six second innings wickets standing at the end of the second day's play here. Lancashire yesterday lost half

Surrey Make Good Recovery [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Surrey Make Good Recovery LONDON, June 7 (Reuter)— On London's hottest day of the year, a crowd of 25,000 saw Surrey make an excellent recovery against Yorkshire at Kennington Oval here yesterday, m the English County cricket chamnionshin. Surrey, the reigning champions were m real danger when the match opened

S'pore Judo Results [ARTICLE]

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S'pore Judo Results RESULTS of the Singapore Judo Club grading contest held recently were: 6th Kyu (white belt with yellow tip) Messrs. Loo Hock Seng, Lim Joo Lay, Yip Seng Pun, Edwin Chan, Felix Tang, Lim Teck Seok. Lee Weng Kee. sth Kyu (Yellow Belt) Messrs. Wee Kok Beng, Alan

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CLASSIFIED ADS SITUATIONS VACANT VACANCY for post of Techni. cal Apprentice, Drainage and Irrigation Department, Perak. Applications are invited from Federal Citizens and/or State Nationals for appointment as a Technical Apprentice m the Drainage and Irrigation Department. Perak. Qualifications i) Age over 16 and under 21 on Ist July, 1955.

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Super Picture And Theatre II Give Early Promise [ARTICLE]

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Super Picture And Theatre II Give Early Promise Trackwork Begins At Bukit Timah By WINDSOR LAD SUPER PICTURE and Theatre ll— two of Jack Spencer's charges— gave early promise of winning performances m Singapore when they were sent against the clock on the firm Bukit Timah track to finish off

Annual Meeting [ARTICLE]

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Annual Meeting THE Singapore Y.W.C.A. will hold its annual meeting tonight at 8.15 m the lounge of headquarters. Raffles Quay, to which all members are invited. There will be the annual general election and the adoption of the annual accounts. Included m the programme is; a talk, "Singapore Looks Ahead."

A Tense Moment [ARTICLE]

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A Tense Moment BALBIR Singh, one of India's ace hockey players, is seen below, engaged m a battle royal of wits and "sticks" with the Colony goalkeeper, Dollah Hamid, m yesterday's match, which the visiting Indian Wanderers won by six goals to nil. Balbir scored four goals including a hat-trick.

EDDIE STOOD EVEN BIGGER THAN WONG [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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EDDIE STOOD EVEN BIGGER THAN WONG LEONG HEW MENG picks his best 'tens' at the Thomas Cup games. EDDIE CHOONG, smallest among all Thomas Cup players who participated m the recent series of matches, stood out like a giant m the Singapore Badminton Stadium after Malaya had successfully defended the

INDIANS TROUNCE SINGAPORE 6-0 But Dollah Gets The Cheers [ARTICLE]

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INDIANS TROUNCE SINGAPORE 6-0 But Dollah Gets The Cheers VERITY GILL By Indian Wanderers 6 Balbir Singh 4, Gentle and "Babu". Umpires Messrs. G. A. lessensonn v. niarian zingn. NINETY minutes after their arrival at Kalteng, the Indian Wanderers from far away New Delhi opened their visit to the Colony,

CHINESE RECS NAME TEAM [ARTICLE]

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CHINESE RECS NAME TEAM KUALA LUMPUR, Tues.— The Selangor Chinese Recreation Club will meet their Negri Sembilan compatriots m a cricket match on June 9 on the Pudu Road ground. The following will represent the Selangor Chinese Chua Eng Cheng, H. E. Ong. Tan Hoick Chuan. Lee Soon Kiong. Loh

KILLER' GORA SINGH TO MEET KING KONG [ARTICLE]

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KILLER' GORA SINGH TO MEET KING KONG THIS man is here Gora Singh, 542 pounds of brute ■strength. Looking at him. one gets the impression that he is slow, but don't judge Gora by looks alone. Gora Singh is fast for a man of his weight and size, and it

THOMAS CUPPERS FETED [ARTICLE]

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THOMAS CUPPERS FETED A proposal will soon be put forward as a preliminary step towards the establishment of a South-east Asia Badminton Championship < 0 as to enable more and more countries m Asia to take part m it, said Mr. Heah Joo Seang, President of the Badminton Association of

Today's Sport [ARTICLE]

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Today's Sport SOCCER: SAFA—Friendly Persidja v Singapore, Jalan Besar Stadium. 8 p.m.: Div. 2 A Customs SC v Kinta Rangers. Jalan Besar Stadium, 7 p.m.:

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