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No 62,501 


THE 



BP share sale 


after 


water U-turn 


By Philip Webster, Chief Political Correspondent 

MtaS!KK?a£“ . Ufl n W lt MC Norman most likely the £1 billion 
,- r ,£ p b H , - n Its r nances Lanioni, Financial Secreiary expected from the flotation of 

^1L2i waler 10 the Treasury, and the the Thames authority- 

* clu *? speeding up minister in change of privati- would have been available in 
IrtrS iL.* 1 ! zation, reaffirmed the 1987-88. 

naing m Bnush Petroleum Government’s commitment The Government has al- 


fill the gap left in its finances 
after the shelving of water 
privatization, by speeding up 
ibe sale of its remaining 
holding in British Petroleum 
and thus sticking to its objec- 
tive of cutting taxes before the 
next general election. 

All 'pr .pan of the 31.7 per- 
cent it still owns in BP — 
valued at nearly £3 billion - 
could be sold at any time and 
before the next election if 
necessary. Government 
sources said yesterday. 

At least some of the money 
that Mr Nigel Lawson, the 
Chancellor, hoped to have to 
bring the standard rate of tax 
down towards 25p in the 
pound before the election will 
not now be available. 

■ But in the wake of their 
efimbdown over the sale of the 
JO water -authorities in En- 
gland and. Wales, ministers 
were voicing total confidence 
yesterday in their ability to 
meet their target of £4.75 bil- 
. lion from the sale of assets in 
each of the next three years. 

They denied that their plans 
for pre-election tax cuts had 
been damaged. 

It was said that a combina- 
tion of the proceeds from the 
sale of British Airways, the 
British Airports Authority, 
Rolls Royce and the remain- 
ing holdings in BP and British 
Telecom were more than suffi- 
cient to meet the targets. 

However, the Treasury con- 
firmed that the remaining 49 
per cent holding in BT — cur- 
rent market value £7 billion — 
cannot be sold until April 
1988, under die original sale 
prospectus. - 


Monday 

Watchers in 

the sky 


Who will win the 
contract for 
Britain’s early 
warning system? 


£24,000 to 
be won 


• There is £24,000 — 
double the usual total — 
to be won today in The 
Times Portfolio Gold ^ 
competition; £16,000 in 
die weekly competition, 
which was not won last 
week, and £8,000 in the 
daily competition 
because there was no 
winner yesterday. 

• Portfolio lists pages 
16 and 20; rules and 
how to play, page 25. 


Prison strike 


Fifty women prison officers at i 
the Risley remand centre,, 
Warrington, Cheshire, 
stopped work yesterday ^ | 
cause of a dispute over staffing | 
levels, • 

On This Day 

Was Everest climbed in 1924 
by George Mallory and An- 
drew Irvine? Noel Odelk ihe 
expedition's geologist be- 
lieves they must have r ^ tie ” i 
the summit ■ * a 8 e • \ 


Too noisy 


The peace and quiet of Surrey 
was destroyed for a retired 
couple when the M25 was 
built 200 metres from tneir 
home - but they are disquali- 
fied from receiving an insula- 


tion grant -u- 

Family Money, page* 21 to 25 


Oxford passes 

Oxford class lists 

and geology are pf*** 


Breaths. S&*°T 


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La* 'Report 25 ''“? her ,a 


15 I Services 


Tonrt ‘5 217". - , — 

Croton* >3.16 


La* Report 
Leaders 


6 Radio 
25 Weather 

7 Mills 


<r ☆ * * * 


to privalization. He said that ready sold two tranches of its 


the candidates already ear- holding 


marked for sale during the £276 million in 1979-80 .and 
present Parliament and the £543 million in 1983-84. 


Government's residual 
shareholdings in privatized 
companies were ample to 
meet the asset sales target. 



Mr Bifiem denied efforts for 
privatization had cooled. 
Mr Nicholas Ridley, Secre- 
tary of State for the Environ- 
ment. who announced the 
Government's about-turn on 
water in an unheralded writ- 
ten reply on Thursday night. 


was playing down the effect of the water measure had already 


ihe move yesterday. 


become so complex that there 


money from the £7 billion {he r 
water sale before the next throuj 
election. Mr 

Treasury sources said, how- firmei 
ever, that if the Bill had gone woulc 
through next year, at least ^uzed. 
some revenue from the sale — 


the next session to get it 
through on time. 

Mr Ridley yesterday reaf- 
firmed that the water industry 
would eventually be priva- 


Leading article, page 7 


US asks France to 
push forsummit 

■ “ • " 1 " 7 ftbm Michael Biriyon, New York 


President Reagan and Presi- 
dent ■ Francois Mitterrand, 
who stood side by side at the 
Statue of Liberty centennial 
celebrations, met over lunch 
yesterday to discuss the pros- 
pects for East-West relations 
in. advance of the French 
leader's visit to Moscow on 
Monday. 

Mr Reagan impressed on M 
Mitterrand his eagerness to 
achieve progress at the Gene- 
va arms talks and his commit- 
ment to a summit meeting this 
vear with Mr Gorbachov, the 
Soviet leader. 

He clearly hopes M Mit- 
terrand. during his three-day 
Moscow visit, will be able to 
prod the Soviet leader in to 
selling a firm date for the 
summit. 

[n recent weeks the GS and 
Soviet leaders have written to 
each other about their pro- 
posed second meeting, with 
Mr Gorbachov saying the 
Soviet Union is ready for 
preparatory talks between the 
couniries’ foreign ministers. 

After his recent conciliatory 
speech at Glassboro, Mr Rea- 
gan said in an interview on 


Thursday that new Soviet 
arms control proposals ■‘make 
me optimistic that we're not 
only going to have a summit, 
but we’re going to have a 
summit where we can reach 
agreement on some of the 
goals we share”. He called Mr 
Gorbachov's recent letter 
“quite a packet — and 
worthwhile”. 

Meanwhile M Mitterrand, 

. with whom the US has re- 
stored cordial relations after 
the public dispute over the US 
raid on Libya, said here that 
Mr Gorbachov was the first 
“modern man” to lead the 
Soviet Union: a man with 
whom it was possible to 
negotiate an arms agreement. 

At a New York luncheon on 
Thursday he sketched a warm 
portrait of the Soviet leader, 
whom he said he knew better 
than his Western counter- 
parts. He had had 12 hours of 
meetings with Mr Goibachov 
during the Soviet leader's visit 
to Paris last October. The 
French visit to Moscow is a 
return visit. 

Day of pageantry, page 5 


Carter storms out 


From Jan Raath, Harare 

Mr Jimmy Carter, the for- the Foreign Minister, in a 


mer American President, and 
most of the Western. diplomat- 
ic community here walked out 
of a reception yesterday to 
celebrate America’s 210th an- 
niversary of independence. 

The incident, the latest jar 
to Zimbabwe’s relations with 
the United Slates, came when 
the Zimbabwean Ministry ot 
Foreign Affaire used the occa- 
sion to attack American policy 
over South Africa. 

The affair- m Meikless 
Hotel, began with. Mr Carter 
singing Zimbabwe's praises. 

Dr Witness Mangwende. 


speech read on his behalf by a 
junior cabinet minister, indi- 
rectly linked America with 
South African “terrorism”, 
and accused Britain and 
America of offering "plati- 
tudes and apologies only” for 
South Africa. 

Mr Carter and Mr Gibson 
Lanpher. the US. charge 
d'affaires, exchanged glances, 
turned their backs on the 
podium and walked out 
expressionlessly. 

Mr Carter said at a sched- 
uled press conference later 
that he felt “insulted”. 


TIMES 


SATURDAY JULY 5 1986 








PC not 
guilty 
of boy’s 
killing 


realizing 


The Government mounted 
a concerted exercise to damp- 
en election speculation yester- 
day after the sudden shift of 
policy on water, seen as a 
further sign of its unwilling- 
ness to lake on unpopular 
measures before the next poll. : 

Mr John Biffen, the Com- 
mons leader, suggested in a 
BBC Radio interview that the 
Queen's Speech for the next 
session of Parliament in the 
autumn would contain as 
many as 30 Bills. He indicated 
that there would be a measure 
on banking, which will be 
aimed at tightening up bank- 
ing supervision in the wake of 
the Johnson Matthey case. 

He denied that the post- 
ponement of the water Bill, 
following that of the British 
Airways and Royal Ordnance 
factory flotations, meant a 
lack of enthusiasm for further 
privatization. 

There were specific techni- 
cal problems over each, and 


The Prince of Wales chatting to other paitrons of the Windsor Castle pnblic house, Deptford, over a drink yesterday. 

Prince d in I Dain Cl 


looks in 
at the 
local 


He said that the Chancellor,, had been no likelihood of 
had never budgeted for any presenting it early enough in 


The Prince of Wales 
dropped in for a drink at The 
Windsor Castle public house 
in Deptford, south London, 
yesterday. 

He surprised his party by 
going on an impromptu walk- 
about in the area's busy high 
street during a visit to launch 
the Deptford Enterprise 
Agency. 

There were shouts of “Good 
Old Charles” as he pushed 
aside a crash barrier and 
walked into the saloon bar of 
the public house at the invita- 
tion of Mr Raymond Joiner, 
the landlord. 

The Prince glanced np at the 
painted sign, showing his fam- 
ily home, and said: w That*s 
very appropriate.” 

Mr Joiner, who runs the pub 
with his wife, Lyn, said: 
"Prince Charles asked for a 
sweet cider and I bought him 
one.” She added: "I have never 
seen my pob so full.” 

The Prince met Mr Dave 
Brown, who lives at a hostel 
for homeless men near by, in_ 
. the public bar, and /discovered ; 
a mutual interest In the radio 
programme The Goons. 

Mr Brown said afterwards: 
"I know Prince Charles can 
imitate them all but be said he 
would not do them today.' 1 

Mr Chris Ingram, who is 
noemployed, also spoke to the 
Prince and said: "I think a lot 
of the Queen Mother and I 
asked him how she was.” 

The Prince also looked in on 
the boutique ran by Mr Stan- 
ford Brown and his wife. Mr 
Brown, a West Indian, said: “I 
took him along because I think 
it is important that he should i 
see what we are capable of.” 

The Prince was told at the 
agency that its special role is 
to help to develop business 
among the ethnic minorities. 
Nearly 27 per cent of men in 
Deptford are thought to be 
unemployed. 

The Prince said that the 
whole spirit and survival of a 
generation depended on using 
flexibility and imagination. 

• Three young paraplegics 
who raised £300,000 by push- 
ing their wheelchairs from 
John O'er oats to Land's End 
took moraine tea with the 
Princess of Wales at Kensing- 
ton Palace yesterday. 

Andy Haynes, aged 21, 
Danny Aykroyd, aged 23, 
Simon Barnes, aged 22, and 
Mr Barnes's dog Dylan, fin- 
ished their journey, part of an 
effort to raise funds towards 
finding a cure for spinal cord 
injury, earlier this week. 


Bomb attack in 
white Pretoria 
suburb injures 15 


From Michael Hornsby, Johannesburg 


A bomb placed between two tactics, or that it no longer has 
cars exploded yesterday out- control over insurgents in the 


side a supermarket in field. 

Silvenon. a white suburb of j n a move that seemed to 


Pretoria, injuring at least 15 reflect alarm over the bomb- 
people of all races, some j n g&. the police yesterday is- 


seriously, the South African sue d appeals to residents of 
Government’s Bureau for In- black townships not to allow 


formation reported last nighL 
The explosion was the 
twelfth in South African cities 


their homes and gardens to be 
used as hiding-places for ex- 
plosives. and said rewards 


since a stale of emergency was would be paid for information 
declared on June 12. and the about such caches. 


third this week. Oilier bombs 
have gone off in Durban, 
Johannesburg, Cape Town 
and Queenstown, in the East- 
ern Cape. 

Yesterday's blast brings the 
number of casualties in such 
incidents to three killed and 




reflect a swilch of the eme ' se “- 

black insurgency tactics from W was declared. 


the more traditional kind of In Kimberley, four De Beers 


sabotage and killings of black diamond mines were closed 
“collaborators” to attacks on yesterday by a strike by the 
.whitexivilians. ■ - . black workforce of 1,950. _ 


• The outlawed African Na- 
tional Congress is routinely 
blamed by the Government 
for such attacks, but there has 
been no rush by ANC spokes- 
men to claim responsibility 
for them. 

This could mean there are 
differences in the ANC leader- 
ship over the wisdom of such 


Pik Botha invites 
world sanctions 


From Our Own Correspondent Johannesburg 
The South African Foreign emergency regulations, which 
Minister, Mr R.F. “Pik” Bo- prohibit among other things. 


lha. has joined the ranks of statements likely to encourage 
those Afrikaner .politicians the imposition of sanctions.) 


who see merit in a siege Mr Botha’s remarks are 


economy, and issued what significant because, first he 


amounts to an invitation to 
the outside world to impose 
economic sanctions. 

In a belligerent speech to a 


has hitherto been the Cabinet 
minister most sensitive to 
foreign opinion: and second, 
ihey come as yet another 


In a oeiJigereni speecn to a they come as yet anotner 
meeting of National Party “foreign meddler”, albeit in 
fiuthful in Witbank, 70 miles the unfrightening shape of Sir 


north-east of Johannesburg, 
on Thursday night Mr Botha 
declared: “The sooner sanc- 


tions come, the better .. . we Africa. 


Geoffrey Howe, the Foreign 
Secretary, is preparing lo pack 
his bags for a trip to South 


will show the world we will 
not be soft.” 

The choice- faring South 


The xenophobic mood here, 
underscored by Mr Botha’s 
speech, holds out little hope 


Africa was clear “Either we that Sir Geoffrey’s visit — 
bow down to the world's expected to begin towards the 


demands or refuse to take any end of next week — 


more of Us meddling,” he said, achieve anything in the way of 
What the West wanted — the significant new concessions to 


handing-over of power to a black political demands that 
majority based on one-man, could serve as an argument for 



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one-vote — would be “tanta- 
mount to suicide”. 

The country should brace 


postponing sanctions. 

A foreign affairs spokesman 
for the opposition Progressive 


itself for a long period of Federal Party. Mr Ray Swart, 
sanctions, he said. Measures accused Mr Botha of “inviting 


introduced by the conserve- sanctions as if he has some 
live governments now in pow- sort of death wish. He sounds 


V/ N.y„ Jr. (/...o ', 


er in Soul h Africa’s four main 
trading partners — the United 
States. Britain. France and 
West Germany - were hardly 
likely to be relaxed by “more 
liberal successors”. 

(It is ironic that it could 
argued that the Foreign Minis- 
ter had exposed himself to the 
risk of prosecution under the 


like a latter-day lan Smith. 
This is the sort of thing the 
Rhodesian Government used 
to tell the world.” 

There is continuing confu- 
sion here over conflicting 
reports on Thursday about the 
future role of Dr Fritz 
Leulwiler. ihe Swiss banker 

Continued on page 16 , col 6 


Interest rate 
hopes lift 
gilt market 


Ilea sports chief lacks team spirit 


By David Smith 

Hopes of lower interest 
rates produced gains of £1 or 
more in government stocks 
yesterday- It was the third 
successive day of strong gains. 

The City is expecting a 
better set of money supply 
figures on Tuesday with inter- 
est rate reductions in Japan 
and the United States, and the 
measures could provide room 
for a small reduction in British 
base rates. 

M Jacques de Larosifire. 
managing director ot the in- 
ternational Monetary Fund, 
said in Geneva that lower 
inflation and prudent eco- 
nomic policies provided room 
or lower world interest rates. 
Detail*, page 17 


By John Goodbody 
Sports News Correspondent 

Competitive team sports 
should not be played, during 
school hours, a leading physi- 


teaxn sports such as cricket, 
football and rugby onion in 
schools. 

Mrs Rowbotham -said she 
did not. think that curriculum 


SllS chief saidtast ^should be spent 
■tV the best seven, eleven or best 


night, 

Mrs Carol Rowbotham, 
chief inspector of physical 


fifteen playing another school 
However, organizations 


education for the Inner Lon- smAastheCentrilCottncilof 
don Education Authority, said Reaeation lament 


inter-school matches should 
take place after 4 pm or on 
Saturday mornings. 


that this policy means pnpils 
drift away from team games 
which will ultimately harm 


jdllliuar u*v» j | . 

“I think balance is the most national teams, 
important word, particularly The council has become so 


when we are talking about the 
daily programme - the 9 to 4 
programme in schools. 

“ We would be against 
competition daring that” Mrs 
Rowbotbam said on riVs The 
London Programme, which 
was demoted to the decline of 


worried at the trend that it 
announced on Thursday -it 
would discuss with teachers' 
anions and professional orga- 
nizations bow to halt the 
decline of competitive sport in 
state schools. .. . 

The London Weekend Tele- 


vision programme focused on 
one school, the Dick Shepard 
School in Todse Hill, where 
pupils were shown playing 
stool-hall. Played with a soft 
ball, the game allows both 
sexes to play aid is not 
competitive. 

Mr Paul Fanner, the head 
teacher, said: “I think that 
schools that concentrate on the 
First XI are concentrating on 
an elite, and the problem is 
rejection for the majority. 
Certainly our experience is 
that a majority of pnpils being 
rejected is not what compre- 
hensive schools are about It is 
not what we are about" 

Miss Helen Miller, a physi- 
cal education teacher at the 
south London school empha- 
sized the variety of the sports 
programme and emphasis on 


participation. “1 think that for 
many, many years the children 
who have had talents in areas 
other than games have gone 
annnoticed.” 

"We have exposed the tal- 
ents of children in areas such 
as dance, gymnastics, tram po- 
licing, acquatic-based sport, 
but not necessarily speed 
swimming. I think the width of 
the programme has actually 
encouraged nore talent to be 
developed 

Last December Mr Peter 
Lawson, secretary of the 
CCPR, with Mr Peter May, 
representing the the Cricket 
Conncil Mr Ron Tennick 
(Rugby Football Union), and 
Mr Charles Hughes ( Football 
Vssociarion) expressed their 
concern to Mr. Richard 
Tracey, the .Sports Minister. 


-a*-— 




Rain a 
threat to 
women’s 
final 


In Pretoria, the Information 
Bureau said three more blacks 
had died in “unrest-related 
incidents'’, one of them killed 
by police and the others 
allegedly burnt to death in 
black-on-black violence. 

A total of 99 “unrest” 


It was. called- partly, in 
support of a pay claim, but 
mainly to protest at the deten- 
tion of trade union leaders 
under the emergency. 

Hundreds of union officials 
and members have been de- 
tained under the emergency 
regulations, which give sweep- 
ing powers to the police. 


By Angella Johnson 

Martina Navratilova and 
Hana Mandlikova, Wimble- 
don finalists, could find them- 
selves faced with another 
opponent in their Centre Court 
match today: the unpredict- 
able British weather. 

Weathermen say the sunny 
spell over most of tlm Wimble- 
don championship is on its 
way out and forecast cloudy 
skies and rain in the afternoon 
which could put a damper on 
the women's final. 

The London Weather Bu- 
reau said: “There is a depres- 
sion moving across the 
Atlantic which was expected to 
reach us yesterday but it was 
moving much slower than we 
first thought 

“Today's early bright start 
will soon be followed by tight 
showers mid-afternoon with 
temperatures in the mid 70F 
(20C)* becoming cooler in the 
evening.” 

« London was one of- the 
hottest spots yesterday with 
temperatures at about 77F 
(25 C) in the mid-afternoon. 

• Becker in final: Boris 
Becker, aged 18, of West 
Germany, who last year was 
the first-unseeded and youn- 
gest player to win W'imbledon, 
will tomorrow defend his 
men's singles title on the 
Centre Court. 

In yesterday's seari-finaL 
Becker defeated Henri Le- 
conte, aged 23, of France, 6-2, 
6-4, 6-7, 6-3 in two hoars 24 
minutes. 

• Carting's triumph: In the 
Third Test at Edgbaston. In- 
dia are 182 for 3, with 
Mohinder Amarnath 59 not 
out, in reply to England's first 
innings total of 390. Mike 
Catting made an undefeated 

)83 - Sport, pages 28-32 
Forecast, page 16 


By Craig Seton 

Police Constable Brian 
Chester, who was acquitted 
yesterday of the unlawful kill- 
ing of John Shorthouse, aged 
five, walked free from Stafford 
Crown Court and said: “All 
involved in this tragedy can 
never be the same again”. 

PC Chester, aged 35, was 
greeted by cheers and applause 
from 300 people outside the 
court, where he said: “I am 
sure Mrs Shorthouse can nev- 
er forgive and 1 can never 
forget,” 

The officer, who shot the 
boy through the heart _ from 
nine inches range during a 
police raid on his parents’ 
Birmingham home, had to 
wail two and a half hours for 
the jury of seven women and 
five men to teach its unani- 
mous verdicL 

The father of three was 
expressionless as the jiuy fore* 
man declared “not guilty” to 
manslaughter. He left the dodc 
im mediately to telephone his 
wife. 

Clearly relieved, he read put 
a brief statement before being 
whisked away by car. He said: 
“I am relieved that the ordeal 
of the trial is now over for my 
wife and family. I have always 
maintained that the death of 
John Shorthouse was a tragic 
accident and I am content that 
an English jury has heard all 
the evidence and agreed. 

“Naturally, nothing 1 can do 
or say can repair the sorrow 
and loss caused to the Short- 
house family and only now am 
I allowed to express my feel- 
ings regarding the bereaved 
and I pass on to them my 
deepest condolences". 

Mrs Jacqueline Shorthouse, 
aged 26, the dead boy’s moth- 
er, was not in court to hear the 
verdict. She said to her solici- 
tor. “I feel very upset and 
bitter. 1 do not feel that justice 
has been done at all.-' 

The trial judge. Mr Justice 
McNeill, discharged the jury 
after the verdict with the 
words “you have been trying a 
case which I believe to be 
unique” 

PC Chester, a community 
beat policeman from Coven- 
try and also a qualified marks- 
man with the West Midlands 
police tactical firearms squad. 
Continued page 16, col4 



PC Chester leaving 
court yesterday 


The final volume of one of the most remarkable 
biographies of the century 




The Field-Marshal 1944-76 

NIGEL HAMILTON 


*As a memorial to thefteld marshal—Nigel Hamflton’s 
biography tan newer be surpassed— maglsteria! in its 
shape and scope, brilMy woven, and a joy to read . 8 
Richard Hough, TheSunday Times 




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THE TIMES SA 




Y 5 1986 


Labour’s immigration 
policy would ‘open 
the door to thousands’ 



Mr-Dayid Waddington, the 
Home Office Minister in 
charge of immigration, has 
said that LabourPaity policies 


By Sheila Gram, Political Staff 

Mr Waddington said that other 5.500 could be admitted 


good race relations depended 'through . Labour's commit- 
on firm immigration control." meal to transfer unused entry 

mi. l.- i £ * • • a g_r 


"It is a simple but undeniable 


would open tbe door to tens of fact that there is a limit to the 


. .thousands of immigrants. 

: ■ He challenged recent state- 
: ments by Mr Neil Kinnock, 
-the Labour leader, and Mr 
Gerald Kaufman, shadow 
- Home Secretary, on immigrar 
: uon which he said were dearly 
-incompatible. 

> . On the one hand the Labour 
. -Party wanted Asian people to 
■ believe immigration controls 
■would be substantially re- 
laxed, while on the other it 


number of newcomers any 
society can absorb and we 
could not possibly accept all 
those who want to come.” 

Mr Kinnock bad called for 
everyone bom in Britain to 


have the right to citizenship 
automatically. 


automatically. 

“This would involve giving 
citizenship, and, therefore, the 
right of abode, to children 
born to parents here in a tem- 
porary capacity; for instance. 


wanted to reassure the rest of students, or people here ille- 


t Britain that their policies 
would have little practical 
effect 

This indicated “something 
rather unsavoury is afoot”, he 
•said in a speech to Epsom 
' Conservatives last night. 
; “They are cynically leading 

- one group or the other up the 
.. -garden path”. 

During his recent' visit to 
. India Mr Kinnock said a 

- Labour Government would 
i -repeal recent immigration and 

- nationality laws. Mr Kaufman 
said his party’s policies would 

*• lead to fewer than 1,000 more 
. immigrants a year entering 
r .Britain. 


Between 


vouchers from Asians in Afri- 
ca to those in India In addi- 
tion, around 36,000 British 
overseas citizens in India 
could join .the entry queue. 

Mr Waddington gave a 
warning that the Opposition's 
recent statement on consider- 
ing appeals for admission 
from the ethnic minorities in 
Hong Kong hinted at “a 
substantial increase” - 

Mr Kaufman had pledged 
that “Labour will change the 
immigration procedures with- 
in an hour of taking office.” 

Last year 18,000 people 







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6,500 children would be likely • were refused entry because 
to be affected each year,” Mr officials were not satisified 


Waddington said. 

■ The Labour Party's pledge 
to remove rules which stopped 
people using marriage as a way 
of entering Britain would al- 
low in another 1,500 young 
men a year, he said. But it 
could also lead to many more 
immigrants who saw it as a 
new way of getting into the 
country. 


An easing of rules governing 
the admission of elderly par- 
ents and other relatives could 
lead to an influx of about 500 
more people a year. And an- 


lhat they qualified and anoth- 
er 5,670 relatives were not 
allowed in. because of doubts 
about their relationship. 

“I do not wish the immigra- 
tion issue to become a heated 
one,” Mr Waddington said. 
“But as the minister with day- 
to-day responsibility for im- 
migration it would be irre- 
sponsible if I were not to 
challenge the Labour Party to 
identify what they wish to 
change in the immigration 
laws and rules and what effect 
their proposals would have.” 


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who was! 
arrested 


his cheque 


By Stewart Tendler 

Crime Reporter 


AugellaJolmson 

A former naval commander 


Mr Herman Ouseley. the who won a historic legal battle 
new deputy heed of the Inner for Stfmj rad. urnon. 


London Education Authority , after he was teft stnmdy 
is to revive £1,000 ftom tte 


Metropolitan Police in an out without a ba llot ,jn s upport of 
of coWt settiement,. after the miners, y^^cdlect- 


claiming he was falsely impris- ed his cheque for £173: ■ : s/ 
oned following an incident in - 


1079 Angus Fateoner^aiw jjj m 

Two other men are recriv- Crimicar Lane, Sbef^W,"was 
ing £U50 and £500 for their awarded by a conn^^Wt \n 
c^ms against the police. The May. when ^. Nano^j 


settlement has- been ddayed Umon of 

because of difficulties in keep- Aslef were oidoed to pay 

ine in touch with one of the damans. 

three claimants anda series of 


court actions about the case. 

•Mr Brian. Raymond, soBci- 
tor for the three. Said the case 
arose out of an incident in a 
South' London public house 


forward for the freedom of the 
individuat ‘ . ' . ■ » - 

. “Although if lfasoc«t tn^ a 


seven years ago r in whidi a i ’good .deal of mo^ fo.'fi^u 

nnlinMISI, . MU ■ nf W • -AMVnli ! ‘I mh, 


policeman was mjured. ' I .the c Me,-, other : T»dple. :, t«n 


PoliceTecei ved iitfonnation follpw in my fobshgts without 
that one of the men involved jt -costing them' a^pamy. ' If 
in foe incident' was a Mack ihev are the victim plan illegal 


in the incident' was a Mack 
man with a sheepskin coa t and 
might be found at an address 
in Brixton, south-east Lon- 


they are the victim ot an illegal 
strike they can take action for 
d amages and costs because -I 
have now esfablishcd the 


don. The address was the precedent." 

office of a Lambeth communi- Mr FMconer'was.'^^'the 


tygOMP- £53 cost of stayingo vemi^u 

Police arrested Mr Omdey, i n ^ London hMel- and £100 
who'is soon lo takenp ms Ilea ^g ^n Man-iag ac for the fnbaii- 
post; Mr Lloyd _ Ddu^as, a ve n»ence,Dlus mtererf. ;.V'.' 


Britain ^obsessed JTY licence 


School Playgroups Association at Battersea Park, sooth London. The chain is ft 
given to the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association (Photograph: Peter Trieynor). 


community' worker, and a 
third man-who did not want to 
be identified later.- All three 
are Mack and owned sheep- 
skin coats. They ‘Were freed 
after several hottra. • 


by the academic’ 


By Lucy Hodges, Education Correspondent 

Britain had never had a formal qualifications and very 

* - proper system of education limited vocational training, 
.and training geared to the Moreover, young people 

... ■ needs of industry and com- were not provided with such a 
_ ..merce, Mr Bryan Nicholson, good foundation for continu- 
- chairman of the Manpower -jng their education later in life 
•• . Services Commission, told a as they were in other coun- 

* conference yesterday.- tries. 

The British obsession with The Technical and Voca- 

* i . the academic was more than a uonal Training - Initiative, 
■ i 'SuMecl of passing concern, he whidi was to become a nation- 
.1 lold careers teachers. It had gj programme affecting every 
:-been responsible for much of secondary school would help 
r- our economic decline because j 0 change all that so that what 
'tit helped turn industry into a children learned was more 

dirty word. practical and relevant to adult 

“I believe that perceptions life and the world of work, 
are beginning to change, but it **what that means, in effect, 
is nothing short of a national j s tbai more young people are 
uagedy that young people encouraged to stay at school to 
. .have come to regard the span- ggj qualifications and 
- nerandthe spark plug with that wll be useful to them in 
; . adult life, so that they may 


campaign 
nets £4m 


Pianist wins in Moscow 


The case was delayed for a 
nod * and the police then * 


tional Training Initiative, €vasion Slaffing of 

which was to become a nation- loca] tauDS ^ 5^ 
al prt^ramme affecting every ^gthened. 


ormal qualifications and very A campaign to crack down 
imited vocational training. on television licence dodgers 
Moreover, young people has brought in an extra £4 mil- 
vere not provided wth such a ,on Vj lt was announced 
;ood foundation for continu- yesterday. . _ 

ng their education later in life Spearheading the five- 

is they were in other coun- month carapa^n on behalf of 
rige the Home Office was a 30- 

’ _ . . . . , strong Post Office task force 

. Tecfoucal and Voca- w j 1 j c j 1 supported local anti- 


By Gavin BeU, Arts Correspondent 

An important international ery four years is regarded as abroad to fhrth^tbefr careers, 
ccess by a Belfast pianist the most demanding of its kind “Barry is a British pianist 


period and- the police then 
applied successfully for- the 
case to be struck out because 
of the time being taken. An 
appeal was mounted and the 
case was reinstated. . 


venlenpe, plus interest, j/y 
Mr Norris. McWhirter, 
chairman : of tbt : Ereedoni 
Association ’whlc*^ ^ipporled 
Mr Falconers: case, said that 
tbe . unions ^hkve., j&opped 
plans to appeal i«stiimt : the 
ruling. . . ... V-. • 

• “The floodgates ,are _tiow 
O ften to any tiavefler and l 
think the rail ' unions - : ^re 
anxious that the- foci is .hot 
well. publicized,** he said:. ■; . 


to change ail that so that what 
children learned was more 


The campaign resulted in at 
least 90,000 extra licences 
being bought, worth £4 mil- j 


practical and rdevanl to adu!t of 

hfe and the worid of work. in foree ^ched a record of 


life and the world of work. 

“What that means, in effect, 
is that more young people are 


nearly 19 million this year. 

Mr Brian Sproat, who heads 
the Post Office's anti-evasion 


hisaain. . _ . . at juli life, so ihat they may 

r.r Mr Nicholson told the- con- have a better and broader 
ference that British employers foundation for subsequent 
■[; had to recruit from a pool education and tr aining for 
containing . people with few professional or working life." 


get qualifications and skills operation, said: “The cam- 
that will be usefiil to them in ' prngn was particularly success- 


Jeweller is Decline of 
remanded the sliced 


fill as it was undertaken in tbe 
wake of a TV licence increase, 
which always tends to give rise 
to more evasion. 

- “The concentration of effort 
provided by the task force, 
supported by extensive broad- 
cast and Press publicity, paid 
dividends. 


success by a Belfast pianist 
has been hailed as a vindica- 
tion of British classical music 
teaching facilities, which an 
often criticized as lagging 
behind those of eastern 
Enrope. 

Mr John Barstow, a profes- 
sor at tbe Royal College of 
Music, London, expressed de- 
light yesterday on learning 
that Barry Douglas, one of his 
former students, bad won the 
gold medal in the main piano 
section of the International 
Tchaikovsky Mask Competi- 
tion in Moscow on Thursday. 

Mr Douglas, aged 26, ex- 
celled over more than 100 
soloists to become the first 
British painist to win the 
prestigious award outright 
since the competition began in 
1958. ' ■ ' v-; - -/ 

The Times correspondent in 
-Moscow .reported that -'his 
virtuoso jkrfbrmacces of con- 
certos by Tchaikovsky and 
Brahms had evoked rapturous 
applause. The competition ev- 


in the worid. 

Mr Barstow attributed his 
student’s success to an engag- 
ing personality, which could 
not be underestimated at this 
level of competition, a remark- 
able ability to concentrate and 
a natural facility for music. 

“Bany has a touch of the 
Irish chium. I have no doubt 
this played a part in his warm 
reception in Moscow,” he said. 

“He was a very advanced 
player with a most distin- 
guished style when he arrived 
at the college. If be carries on 
at the rate he has done, there is 
every reason to suppose be 
may become the outstanding 
pianist of his generation.” 

Mr Barstow said that Mr 
Douglas had effectively refut- 
ed* entidsm of teaching facili- 
ties and standards in Britain. 

: “One ^continually . hears 
complaintsthatweyare lagging 
behind the east -.Europeans,- - 
and that our most- talented 
musicians have to stndy 


“Barry is a British pianist 
who has studied exclusively in 
Britain. 1 think his magnifi- 
cent achievement amply dis- 
proves these assertions.” 

Mr Douglas began playing 
by ear at the age of five, and af- 
ter preliminary lessons from a 
local teacher he entered the' 1 
City of Belfast School of 
Mask three years later. He 


High Court to rule on 
Manchester payout: 

Greater Manchester Coun- day before ihc abolrfiourofthe 
ril's “deathbed” derision: to : council in March: -Theghwere 


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pay£L3 million to about 638- not made ^according- to; lawor 
: employees in fieu of notice is •’ obligation tinder - eont- 


continued his studies at lbe I - Court. 


to be chaHeuged in ffie High ractsi 


Royal College between 1978 
and 1982, and has since won 
international awards in the 
United States, Israel and 
Spain. 1 

At his family home jester- j 
day, his mother, Mrs Sadie ; 
Douglas, said that there had 


The Greater Manchester 
Residuary Body, which took 
over the rights and liabilities 


: Mr Harper stid most of the 
638 wise members of the local 
government unkMvJNALGO. 
It ’was proposed 10 serve a 


of the council when it was ab- . represe n tative six of them. in 
olished early this year) was the knowledge that they Wild 


yesterday given leave by Mr receive help from their union. 


Justice McGowan to seek a 
ruling on whether the pay- 




as respondents in the. action. 
The rest Would ber giyep the 


^jporluniiy tajoin thefaction. 


because the tetephone had wot 
stopped ringing with messages 
of congratulations. . . 

There was no sttongmnmcal 
tradition in' the' family;-' al- 
though Mr Douglas's paternal 
grandfather had ficealtn ama- 
teur pianist and violinist. 


Counsel for lhe:Rea<kiaiy ^r-^WeaxeprojXMin^notto.be 
Body, Mr Joseph Harper, told oppressive," Mr Haiper said, 
the judge the payments could A legal spokesman .for the 
lead to a loss to -Greater. Residuary- Body mid .those. 
Manchester ratepayers from who had received 'payments 
the. Government o££3jnilli0j^' ranged .j'fropT^fte . ^cgunriTs 
in block-grams.- - - -y executive ?to ^manual 

"He said: **The paymeh& ‘ ^oiker^ alToT^fi'o&i^ad not 
woe made on the last working been offered, alternative jobs. 


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in custody white loaf 


Killer confined Mother sees fire kill family 

indefinitely By Michael McCarthy 


Mr John Palmer, a jeweller, 
appeared in court yesterday 
charged in connection with 
the £26 million Brinks-Mai 
gold bullion robbery. 

V Mr Palmer, aged 36, from 
’"-Bath, is accused of conspiring 
‘ to handle dishonestly gold 
-“' bullion stolen in Britain's 
^biggest robbery. 

Det Chief Supt Inspector 
V. 'Ron Smith, of Scotland Yard's 
• ' special operations task force, 
* objected to baiL 

Mr Philip Alberg, for Mr 
Palmer, made no application 
‘ * for bail, and Mr Palmer was 
‘ : remanded in custody until 
- July 1 1 by magistrates at 
Horseferry Road, central 
London. 

He had been held at 
Kenningtou police station, 
... south London, since his arrest 
' ;. at Heathrow Airport last 
‘ A \ Wednesday. 


The standard sliced white 
foa£ which a few years ago 
seemed to pose a major threat 
to “real-” bread, now appears 
to be in decline (John Young 
writes). 

. Although it is still the dear 
market leader, with 42 per 
cent of total sales. It has lost 
ground to brown bread, on- 
sliced white and wholemeaL 
The latter showed a 45 per- 
cent increase in consumption 
in the first three months of this 
year compared with the same 
period last year. 

According to tbe Federation 
of Bakers, wholemeal now 
accounts for 15 per cent of 
total sales, and brown bread 
for a further 12 per cent. Total 
bread consumption between 
January and March was op 
from 30.12 oz to 30.87 oz a 
week, representing an extra 
250,000 loaves a day. 


A student nurse who shot 
his former tutor was sent to 
hospital without limit of time 
at .Manchester Crown Court 
yesterday. • • 

Mr Justice Gatehouse said 
he regarded 33-year-old Mi- 
chael Howard as a “danger”, 
after he pleaded guilty to a 
kilting which was “pre- 
planned, deliberate, brutal 
and merciless”. 


A mother could only look 
on helplessly as her husband 


By Michael McCarthy 
She had to watch her hus- 
band Halam, aged 26, who 


and three of their four chil- was unemployed, make fran- 
dren burnt to death yesterday tic efforts to escape with their 


after a gas-fired water heater daughter Diane, aged five, 
exploded at their Oxfordshire from an upstairs front bed- 
council house. room. But he was overcome 

Mrs Jayne Williams, aged by the smoke and flames. 

24, climbed naked through a Mrs Williams suffered 


bedroom window and jumped bums in the explosion at her 
on to the porch roof to reach home in Withycombe Drive, 


the ground. 


Banbury. Her children Diane, 


Rachel, aged 18 mpnths, and 
Scott, aged five months, died. 

Her son. Nigel, aged three, 
rescued . by. . firemen walking 
through “a waiL of flame” was 
last eight critically 111 ini Stoke 
Mandeville Hospital with 50 
per cteut bums. 

Angry neighbours alleged 
last night that all tbe heaters in 
a group of 40-year-old council 
houses were fruity. 


Pit union 
asks men 
to stay 


Lamb sells 
in shops: 
after curb 


Freemasons exhibition Planning laws defeat 
to dispel ‘dark image’ private gallery scheme 


By Paul Vallely 

Freemasonry can now hold arcane rituals had their roots 
iv secrets from the general in ancient devil worship, 
iblic, tbe Duke of Kent, 

SJh «! O tuirh basaJso spoken oui 


Science Report 


Japan dominates the 
desalination market 


By Bill Johnstone, Technology Correspondent 
Japan now supplies half of piped into a specially designed 


the world's high volume desa- 
lination plants. Countries with 
water shortage problems are 
becoming increasingly depen- 
dent on the results of research 
being conducted by Japanese 
" chemists and engineers. 

More titan IS milli on cubic 
i - -metres of desalinated water is 
1 produced each day from the 
. Japanese plants around the 
. ", .worid. Water and salt are 
i- separated from ordinary sea 
water — more than 97 per cent 
, tbe water on earth. 

The driving force behind the 
■ research has been the Japa- 

- Niese Ministry of Inter nation al 
' c Trade and Industry (Mill). It 
• ’ has been steering its technoto- 

gists towards the research and 

- ''development of systems which 

- .lean process in volume. 

';«! Tbe Japanese research pro- 
gramme. which involves the 
. -development of four principal 
; V techniques, began on a large 
!„4>cale in 1979. Their ambitions 
J'Yesearch programme win en- 
..‘sore that plants capable of 
producing more than 100,000 
cubic metres a day of water 
.could be commonplace by the 
, Z end of next year. 

' ; ■ The desalination techniques 
obtain fresh water from sea 
water or remove salt which is - 
5 » dissolved h tiie water. Erapo- 
"j ration was the first developed 
techniqne. Heated seawater is 


room under reduced pressure 
where it evaporates. 

The second-and third princi- 
pal research methods centre 
aroond a technique called Os- 
mosis/Rererse Osmosis, where 
the flow of the sea water 
through a senupermeable 
membrane takes place. Tbe 
membrane permits only the 
solvent (fresh water) but not 
the substances dissolved (com- 
mon salt) to pass. 

Tbe fourth technique being 
developed and refined is based 
on eUctrodialysis methods. In 
this case the salt water is fed 
into a container with two elect- 
rodes of different polarity at 
each aid, broken into sections 
by se impermeable mem- 
branes. A direct cHrrent volt- 
age is applied across the anode 
and cathode plates with the 
common salt — sodium chlo- 
ride — separated oat through 
electrolysis. 

According to a report* Ja- 
pan has supplied 47 2. per cent 
of the world's evaporation 
desalination plants (capacity 

7,471,000 cubic metres a day), 
722 per cent of the world's 
reverse osmosis plants (capac- 
ity 1,983,000 cubic metres a 
day) and 8.45 per cent of the 
world's electrodialysis plants 
(capacity 467,000 metres a 
day). . 

•Source: Digest of Japanese 
. Industry and Technology 
218/1986. 


few secrets from the general 
public, the Duke of Kent, 
Grand Master of the United 
Grand Lodge of England, said 
yesterday at the opening of a 
permanent exhibition on the 
history and work of the craft. 

He said that the exhibition, 
in the Freemason's Hall, 
Great Queen Street, Holbom, 
central London, would help 
dispel some of the persistent 
myths of “nameless dark 
practices’*, strange regalia and 
undue secrecy which surround 
the order. 

Such rumours had been 
fuelled in recent years by the 
publication of a number of 
scurrilous books on the sub- 
ject. Tbe freemasons' altitude 
that such allegations were best 
ignored had been “perhaps a 
misguided policy”, he said. 

The exhibition and the new 
willingness to speak, albeit to 
a limited extent, is largely the 
result of allegations by the 
writer Stephen Knight in a 
book published in 1983 which 
claimed that freemasonry had 
undue influence among the 
police and judiciary and that 
some sections of its more 


By Michael Horsnell 

Mr Frederick Koch, . the Westminster City Council, 


American philanthropist, yes- 
terday criticized British -plan- 
ning laws which forced him to 
abandon plans to bouse bis 


against freemasonry. The Ro~ £30 million ait collection at St 
man Cathohc Church, after John’s Lodge in Regents Park, 


some years of ambivalence, 
has re-instituted its prohibi- 
tion on Catholics becoming 
freemasons. 


central London. 


Mr Jeremy Pemberton, 
president of the Grand 


Lodge's board of general pur- 
poses, said that the policy of 
refusing to respond to even 
simple enquiries caused “no 
positive harm until the early 
1 980s when it became increas- 
ingly clear that ‘no comment’ 
by us implied to the outside 
world an acceptance of the 
truth of allegations, however 
damaging and untrue”. 

That policy began to change 
under the leadership of the 
Duke of Kent, he said. 

The exhibition lays empha- 
sis upon the charitable work of 
freemasonry and on members 
of the royal family who have 
been masons, a tradition 
which ends only with Prince 
Charles, who is said to have 
declined to join. 


After negotiations testing 
more than two years Mr Koch 
has given up his scheme to 
lease the empty grade 1 listed 
baBding, designed by Sir 
Charles Bany, and spend £4 
million on attentions to open 
his collection to the public. 


“Although I have always 
sought a home for my collec- 
tion in London I am no longer 
prepared to continue with the 
time consuming effort neces- 
sary to achieve that aim at St 
John's Lodge. Planning proce- 
dures seem to grind slow and 
exceedingly fine in Britain,” 
Mr Koch raid yesterday. 


the planning authority, even- 
tually agreed in prindple to 
the proposed alterations on 
condition tint tbe Victorian 1 
murals in the central hall were i 
repositioned and tint it be 1 
supplied with tbe fullest de- 
tails so that it “could be 
reassured as to their quality”. 

Bnt English Heritage, 
which took over powers of the I 
abolished Greater London ' 
Council to grant or refuse 
listed building consent for 
alterations, feared that parts 
of the interior could be 


By Ronald Faux 

National Union of- Mine- 
workers officials in Scotland 
appealed yesterday to miners 
to stay in the industry and 
remove their names from the 
voluntary redundancy lists. 

The union, concerned at the 
flood of men seeking to accept 
British Coal's redundancy 
terms of £1,000 for every 
year's service, described the 
offer as a “con trick” on the 
workforce which the miners 
would regret. 

Mr George Crawford, NUM 
Scottish executive member 
and branch chairman .at 
Bilslon Glen Colliery m Edin- 
burgh, told a meeting of 140 
miners that it would be a 
mistake to opt for re- 
dundancy. 

But 650 of the 1 ,400 men at 
the pit have put forward then- 
names. At neighbouring 
Monktqnhall colliery a similar 
proportion have decided to 
leave the industry. 

The NUM is arguing that 


• By John Young • 

■ Agriculture Correspondent -. 

Safes of lamb appear not to 
havelieen affected as botfly as 
was feared iti the latest radia- 
tion scare. 

Two weeks after the- Gov- 
ernment, imposed restrictions 
on die movement and-slaugh- 
terof sheep, in certain parts of 
the country, the public seems 
to have accepted assurances 
that meat in the : shops 
presents no health risk, and u> 
be taking advantage of low 
seasonal prices to stock frpez- 
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The National Perforation of 
Meat Traders yesterday. de- 
scribed the ' shuatiop . as 
encouraging. 

The price in the ftops-af 
whole leg is- down to" an 
average of£ 1.81 a pound from 
£1.98 last week, and shopMer 
is down from £l.'20.to £L07. 

The fall is largely attribut- 
able to seasonal.- ractors,£al- 


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5?Pons 


the miners would be worse off though in Scotland, whercothe 
because a future had been restrictions were announced 


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mutil ated . roe miners would qui 

M .. _ „ ■ . social security if .they 

Mr Aten Bradley, chairman industry. 

of Westminster's p lanning and - 

development committee, saHL 
“Unfortunately it appears that 
English Heritage felt unable 
to take a similarly flexible 
view as ours”. 


assured for both pits. None of later than in North tyates abd 
the miners would qualify for Cumbria, prices havedroflped 
social security if .they left the more sharokr. bv about 35 d a 


more sharply, by afooiif32 
pound. .- , -- . 


He agreed terms in 1984 
with the Crown Estates Com- 
mission for a 99-year lease on 
the baSding, subject to plan- 
ning permission for converting 
the interior in the style of Sir 
Charles's neo-classical exteri- 
or completed in 1817. 


A spokesman for English 
Heritage said: “Our primary 
job is to consider whether 
chpges to a fisted build ing are 
going to serionsly alter or 
mutilate it. Our job was not to 
consider whether there should 
be an art collection in this 
building”. 


A war J-winning rose 
dominates festival 


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Butterfly fight for survival 


By Aian Toogood, Horticnlfurc Correspondent. 

No « 11 walsham; Norfo& to- 
coppeiy pmk and buff large getber with roses in omasnal 
powered rose, which has won colours, wKcbate XefrspeS- 
tbe James Mason memorial gold ality 
medaL win dominate the British ' _ - 

Rose Festival, which opens ?J!f rose; a superb 

today. enmsem red floribundk mamed 

’The rose was named after ihe l “Js newspapen is prorrt- 
wife of the raiser, Mr Roger °“ wtestaradof Ms John 


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Pawsey, from Cants Roses/of Oxford. whaia^fco. 

Colchester, Essex, It was in- traturmg ibe new ground-cover 



Several scarce and attrac- 
tive species of British butterfly 
are almost extinct, according 
to the Nature Conservancy 
CotmciL 


The £25 sterfing silver medal 


In an appeal for careful 
management of chalk grass- 
land by termers and other 
landowners, the council said 


which is being strode by tbe yesterday that a surrey by its 
Koval Mint to commemorate Butterflies Under Threat 

. J 1 1 ! .r n- Ti»_ L.J .Lmm. Mm* 


the wedd 
drew and 


of Prince An- Team (Butt) had shown that 
s Sarah Fergn- .several rare species bad dwin- 


$on at Westminster Abbey died to only a few colonies 


on July 23. A total of 20,000 
hallmarked medals, each 


44mm aooss, will be i 


Some had suffered from the 
tafl growth of plants after 
grazing rabbits had been 
killed off in the 1940s and 


By Hugh Clayton, Environment Correspondent 

attrac- 1950s.lv myxomatosis. Oth- miles o 
stterfly ers had faded to recover from donds 
cording the effects of tbe drought of from 01 
ervancy 1976. Dors 

More than half of the 56 75 pa 
careful varieties erf butterfly found in £r*ssfa 
grass- Britain occur on chalk v «opm 
l_ other grassland. tamed 1 

3 The Butt group, which con- 00 

*** centrated its research on 

Threat down land in soatheni England jp* 068 , 
because it provides the best 9 r *f n . 
Id win- breeding and feeding grounds ^dly 1 
ues ' for many types of butterfly. The] 
■ora the said there was no loiger any illary fa 


miles of Dorset grassland with 
donds of butterflies rising 
from one's feet all the way". 

Dorset had lost more than 
75 per cent of its chalk 
grassland to terming .and de- 
velopment. The comity con- 
tained half of tbe surviving 100 
colonies of the Adonis Bine. 


trod Deed in 1973. and has since 
consistently topped popularity 
polls in Britain. -• 

Mr Pawsey will today be 
presented with the medal at the 
festival by the donor/ "Mrs 
Clarissa Mason, widowof James 
Mason, the actor. 


teaturtng the new grirand-cuver 
ro*s. Red BeUs, Pmk Beiis and 
White Bells. . : aa*- 


4 ette, ’ s 


There is also a dismay of the 


1986 Rose of the Year. Gentle ^ faesier - 


Qur Hilda, a rosepink bybrid . 
named after. Coronation 
Streets Hilda Ogdov '(Jean 
Alexander) made os dehol at 
dua year’s ChefreaFlowerSbow 
rad is being featured -ar the 
fenval by Sealand Nurseries of 


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Touch, a dwarf patio variety in 
warm, soft pink. Many rose 


Fryer's Nurseries of 

Knutsboprne. Cheshire, are 


Sf 


ence <rf old natnraltets who had 
once “walked across endless 


Small colonies of- several 
species such as the Dark 
Green Fritillary had suffered 
badly in tbe drought of 1976 

The Dhkc of Bnrgmdy Frit- 
illary had declined throughout 
Enrope and was now red seed 
to a boot 250 colonies hr Brit- 
ain. ’ 


of Hftehin. Hertfordshire. They 
are also featuring their new 


vermiUon stripes; ch0se9.ks.tbe 
Stoke Garden Festival Rose. •.-••• 


orange and yellow floribunda, • 

Wandering Minstrel, and gold - 

and orance floribunda. iar^ dtsplayof JustJpty: 


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orange' floribunda, 
sror's Goldr . . . 


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splashed, carmine floribunda. 
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? hours steep. 

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Siafford Crown Court: “I do 


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tests designed to weed out 
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officers u#io could hot cope 
with the stress of operational 
firearms duties. 

: .The force’s tactical firearms 
squad is under senitmv after 
critiasm by. members ‘of the 
police authority of its “shock- 
■ mg record" of firearms acci- 
dents ' and., the ..lack of 
- psychological testing for 


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fu a.-repoft" published after " 
the Shorthoiise shooting; they 
said that his death had ex- 
posed the weakness of the 
existing "‘part-time” marks- 
men system whereby an offi- 
cer.' could. be on beai duty at 
one moment, and then thrust 
into the highly-charged atmo- 
' sphere of an armed siege the 
next. . 

They had in mind part-time 
marksmen such as Police Con- 
stable Brian .Chester, a- com-- 

- muhity beat pol iceman in the 
■■ ^Wilteiihdil • area of Coventry, 
-patrolling streets and visiting 

- schools. • . . - 

. . But, nine of his 16 years with 

the ibree were as a firearms 
: officer, qualified since 1977 as 
a marksman and as a sniper 
'• since 1982. He was involved in 
two or three armed sieges a. 
'year. ' 

When -a bullet from his 38 
.magnum Smith and Wesson 
revolver struck John 
Shortbouse in the heart, it was 
the first time he had fired on 
: . operational duty. . 

• ' PC Chester, regarded by his 
.colleagues as an - ideal -and ' 
! leveVheadoi officer, was said 
by. Sergeant Alan Slater,, his 
“pair" during toe Shorthouse 
‘ raid, to have been as calm and 
cool as usual. 

PC Ch«ter had been on a 

- sergeant's promotion course 
. -the day before the Birming- 
ham raid, and he ■ and ■ his 
pregnant wife spent the eve- 

. . ning dining with friends, be- 
... foceleavingbomeshottiy after 
3 am “fora TCiidcrMous point: 


But, SO per cent of West 
Midlands officers who train to 
be marksmen fril because 
their temperament or marks- 
manship is' at fault. The force 
has only 225 firearms officers, 
about 33 per cent of its 
6300 strength, well below 
the 10 per cent allowed under 
Home Office guidelines. 

Chief Inspector David Ev- 
ans, the .head of firearms 
training in the West Midlands, 
confirmed that the role of his 
department was being exam- 
ined by the police authority 
and lhai a full-time squad was 
an options. 

. “True psychological assess- 
ment does not exist at the 
moment. Perhaps there is 
room for development there," 
he said. 

. Recommending an elite 
unit to be deployed exclusive- 
ly in operations where guns 
were required,.the police com- 
mittee report raid: “Thisforce 
places great emphasis on com- 
munity policing and cannot 
reconcile this with asking the 
same policeman to use fire- 
arms. To take an officer off the 
beat and put him intoa highly- 
charged situation is unprofes- 
sional and unacceptable. Jt is 
not possible for an officer to 
make this sort of judgement.]" 
The committee cited acci- 
dents, including the case of 
Miss-Gail Kinchin, a pregnant 
girl, aged 16. who was shot by 
West Midlands officers in 1980 

* as tier boy-friend osed her as a 
shield. She died. later. 

: Four years ago, a police gun 

was fired during a raid and the 

..bullet- struck; a: bed where a 
child was sleeping. More re- 
cently a member of the force's 
tactical firearms squad shot a 
police woman in the leg with a 
plastic training bullet 
The committee said: “We 
have n shocking record- in the 
West. Midlands. The time has 
cpme to improve tire-situation 
before further, unnecessary 
- tilths 'jocearX: 


^tlMn^tKerblames 


' Ttie mother of John 
Shorthouse stffl tioHte tile' 
pOBcer entirety responsible for 

. .her arm’s death, and wiC not 
Maine -her husband, whose 
pari la a robbery led to the 
armed' pdke raid -on 
marsooette in Birmh«ham 
(CririgSetou writes). 

MrsTaoqueliue Shorthouse, 

aged 26,_i»id: *T wish my 
.hnsboml: John -had never , been 
Involved in crime rod I .have 
toM him he should never have; 
dene it'- 

: wishes be had never 

gone on tberaidjbnt Icanoot 

heU time to Maine. 1 hold the 
police totally responsible. 
They - should not have been 
.aimed when they came to the 
house. 4t was not my kid s 
feidt that John did wrong.. 
■Why should ^we suffer?" 

Mrs Shorthouse broke 

. down as she said: "The pphre 

. ■-mnrt-hajre-'knowH my tinsfca®^ 
was a married man with young 
cfiUdren: .- 

“ihale the pofice. I feel very 
hitter.-'T do not- hate every 


copper, I know they have a Jr* 
to An, but I cannot put trust in 
any policeman again." 

Mrs Shorthoose has moved 
house to fry to build a new life. 
She said: “I feel that Police 
Constable Chester did not 
think about a young family 
that day. I do not think he 
should getaway with it 

“He should definitely he 
sacked because I would hate to 
- think of this happening again. 

‘ No man involved in a situation 
like that can enjoy tire trust of 
the pnblfc again." 

Her son, Danny, aged four, 
talked about Iris dead brother 
every day. “He says he wants 
to play with little John, lie 
asks why there are only two of 
them instead of three. I do not 
want my sons to grow up bitter 

but the shooting has left a 
terrible impression- Danny is 
mentally scarred." _ 

. Her husband is serving five 
years for his part to the 
robbery at * restowant w 
Wales two days before roe 
police raid. 


Spy trial 

hears 
evidence 


in camera 


By Stewart Tendler 
Crime Reporter 


A number of prosecution 
witnesses gave evidence in 
.-camera yesterday, the nun-day 
of the trial of an East German 
couple accused of espionage. 

Reinhard Schulze,' aged \3X 
and his wife Sonia, aged 36, of 
Cranford, west London, have 
denied charges undo- the Offi- 
cial Secrets Acl ' ' . 

Mr Justice Michael Davies 
told the court yesterday that 
Mr Michael Hill, QC, who is 
defending Mrs Schulze, will be 
back in court on Monday, 
after being taken ill and 
collapsing earlier in the week. 
The judge said that hos-eol- 
id not been serious. 

_ ie c as e was ' adjourned 
.until Monday. '■ 


Chippendale 
collection safe 


Mr^uitchwintlie chonistry class yestertJ^wlK^h^shed her old school at Granttam, Lincolnshire (Photograph: Suresh Karadia). 

Thatcher moved as old school ties are renewed 


By Mark Dowd 

Britain's most Bins- 
trious grocer's daughter 
renewed her acquaintance 
with her alma mater when 
she arrived at Kesteven 
and Grantham Girls' 
School to open a £13 mil- 
lion extension yesterday. 
It was Mrs Margaret 


Thatcher’s first visit since 
February 1982 and she 
was' visibly moved as she 
tmveited a plaque naming 
the Roberts Hall after her 
father, Mr Alfred Rob- 
erts, who was chairman of 
the board of governors for 
23 years. 

“It was he who tanght 


me the hard lesson, never 
to follow the crowd but 
always to decide for my- 
self which was the right 
way to go," she said. 

One crowd that had 
clearly followed her was a 
group of 150 anti-nnclear 
campaigners, eager to 
voice anxieties about the 


'possibility of ia radiOj 
active waste~dninp being 
.sited at Fulbeck, about 
nine miles from 
Grantham. 

Inside the building, the 
700 girls sang “Now 


laboratories. Bashful po-_ 
pits stared 'into their test 
tnhes as she ~ walked 
around- - . . 

Outside once more, the 
Prime Minister ex- 
changed a few words with 


Thank We All Our God", the demonstrators, before 
before the Prime Minister she left by Royal Air 
visited the new chemistry Force helicopter 


‘Strong case’ for 
curb on hippies 


By a Staff Reporter 


Consul in 
rape bribe 
allegations 


A measure to curb the 
activities of hippies will short- 
ly be considered by Parlia- 
ment, Mr Douglas Hurd, 
Home Secretary, said 
yesterday. 

He said there was “a strong 
case for a fairly precise 
strengthening of the law." He 
did not give details but said 
ti|gt the Government . had. 
agreed “roughly” what tb da 
.-■Mr Hurd told^Bristol press; 
conference: “We have agreed ' 


ized equipment, including 
protective personnel carriers 
and 1.500 double length 
truncheons. 

He said yesterday: “I want 
to get it in perspective - that 
policing is not a matter of 
rushing up and down with 
new forms of equipment or 
weapons. Indeed we are hold- 
ing clearly, to the principle of 
an unarmed police force. 

- He said-that in England and 
Wales police jised ^firearms 


LUUIbluUW- V" V* TV a I to “ 

on a proposal. which we will be only seven times in 

'-'.ZuJu:' Dai4nmniit..ortul*h . :«kul!iiir 'fiui timAC t 


1985, 


putting to Paritament which .. inchidingifiYe .times ln Lon- 
wajltnot criminalize trespass in don. This compared with 238 


general, . but wiU, ! hope, fill, 
the gap and provide us with a 
way in which the law can be 
used more quickly and more 
effectively to meet the kmd of 
mischief which people in the 
West Country endured." 

The timing and tactics of 
putting it to Parliament bad 
not yet been derided but be 
hoped the measure would be 
in place “reasonably soon". 

One option being consid- 
ered was that it might form 
part of the Public Order Bill. 
He believed it could cope with 
the '“mischief" without prob- 
lems of antagonizing ordinary 
trespassers, ramblers or bird 
watchers. 

Mr Hurd was on' a day-long 
visit to Bristol, meeting local 
Conservatives and Mr Ronald 
Broome, Chief Constable of 
Avon and Somerset. He was 
also meeting police recruits 
and visiting the Regional 
Crime Squad and its new 
drugs unit. - 

Mr Hurd recently an- 
nounced that he was giving 
London police more special- 


times last year, in New York- 
“Thai shows the strength of 
the traditions of an unarmed 
police force 

But society was becoming 
more violent and police offi- 
cers had to be trained to meet 
that "But we shall not police 
the country successfully if we 
try to turn the police into an 
army of occupation." 

In' a lunchtime address to 
Bristol Conservatives he said 
police officers often found 
themselves in the front line, 
coping with the effects of the 
wider problems of inner cities. 

“The police service de- 
serves much more recognition 
for the vigorous and well 
considered effort they have 
put into seeking to build a 
partnership against crime with 
people in the community." 

He said that a number of 
police forces were working 
hard to encourage more young 
blacks and Asians to join the 
police. In the autumn he 
would be calling these forces 
together to learn about their 
progress. 


A British honorary consul 
was due to be interviewed 
yesterday over allegations that 
he tried to buy the silence of 
two rape victims. 

British diplomats were to 
question Mr Paul Kutner, a 
London-born businessman 
and British Honorary Consul 
in Perpignan, France, over 
reports that he offered two 
girls £3,000 not to testify in a 
rape' case 'involving "’two 
French youths, aged 19. . - 
He is alleged to have made 
, the offer when he visited the 
London hpmes of the girls. ' 
The Foreign Office -con- 
firmed yesterday that a top 
British diplomat would be 
questioning Mr Kutner over 
the allegations. A spokesman 
said that the matter was under 
investigation by the French 
authorities 

The spokesman said: “He is 
not a member of the diplomat- 
ic service. He is a British 
national and like many of our 
honorary consuls he receives a 
small gratuity for the tasks he 
performs on our behalf" 
Diplomatic immunity — if 
the police were to discover 
that a crime had been commit- 
ted — would not be applicable. 
Under the agreement between 
Britain and France immunity 
is only granted in respect of 
acts performed in an official 
capacity. 


Firemen claim sex 
bias on haircuts 


Three firemen claiming sex- ^ 
ual discrimination against the. 
London Fire Brigade when 
they were ordered to have a 
haircut, said at an industrial 
tribunal yesterday that they 
should be treated the same as 
women. . 

One of them, David Wil- 
liams. aged 26, from Ware, 
Hertfordshire, said men 
should be given the same 


Mr Peter Brady, represent- 
ing the men. told the tribunal 
in- Eiiston, central London, 
that the men should not be 
treated differently from wom- 
en. "They were prepared to 
have their hair pinned up or 
tied back in the interest of 
safety. 

“In these days where fonger 
hair is more fashionable it is a 
them to be 


A grant of £6,100,000 
agreed by the National Heri- 
tage Memorial Fund this week 
ha< safeguarded the future of 
Noslell Priory, Yorkshire, 
whose contents include what 
is probably the world’s finest 
collection of Chippendale fur- 
niture. ' 

There were fears that Lord 
St Oswald, who lives "there, 
might have to sell much of me 
furniture urpay-a-£3 miHion 
tax bill. TTie gram is to meet 
the tax obligations and. create 
a - charitable trust for the 
house's upkeep. 

Fares plea by 
jobless father 

The Court of Appeal re- 
served judgement yesterday 
on whether an unemployed 
father is entitled to have his 
children's taxi fares paid for 
by the Department of Health 
and Social Security when they 
visit him; ' ; 

Mr John Vaughan, who 
lives in Liverpool; :is^ banned 
from seeing bis estranged wife 
with whom the children live 
during the week, has claimed 
that he should not have to pay 
£8 a week out of supplemen- 
tary benefit. 


Policemen 
sent for trial 


g;_w ™ ixsss^% 

ua.lHS8.as: 

fonishiir, and Roh Bonner, of ■ authority had a duty to take were committed for »"|« 

HainaulL north-east London, ! action against the men for Central Criminal Court , by 


MRinaniL iiuimtaak - MT -- . — ■ — - 

Who. are ^1: based: at . Totten- , offences of. untidm^ 
ham Fire Station, were or- “A reasonable f 
dered to have a haircut on -■*— * n%A fn M 


January 9. Although they ex- 
pected the order they claim 
they should be given the 
option to either have their hair 
pinned up or tied back. 

Mr Williams said that when 
he questioned the haircut 
order he was told that women 
were expected to have , long 
hair and - under no circum- 
stances would women be. or- 
dered to have a hair cut. The. 
length of his hair, do* not 
affect the wearingofa mask 

Mr Williams now has 
blond, permed collar-length 
hair. Two women work along- 
side them at Tottenham. One 
has short hair and the other 
has long hair kept in a pony 
tail. 


. . fireman, 

when told to gel his haircut 
because it is offensive to 
authority, wouldn’t take the 
view he was being subjected to 
any detriment 

"Men and women are sub- 
ject to the same regulations 
concerning tidiness, appear- 
ance and hair length but there 
are recognized to be some 
differences in approach which, 
relate to the personal appear- 
ance ofmeivand women in the 
authority. • ” 

• “In this case, the evidence is 
that they are treated equally 
subject to that difference! 
-which results from the nature 
of men and women. 1 

Mrs Maijorie Don, chair- 
man of tribunal, said that 
judgement would be reserved. 


VUIUIU 

flow Stree t Magistrate^ p Surt 


yesterday. . . 

Charges against Police Ser- 
geant Colin Edwards, aged 33, 
of West Hampstead station, of 
assaulting four boys, causing 
actual bodily harm and as- 
saulting a fifth boy wcte 
dismissed owing to insuffi- 
cient evidence. 


Wedding gift 
for charity 


Canalettos fetch £594,000 


Magazines promoting 
weapons may fnce ban 

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l We have previously con- 
- • J ion that the 


, pared townsider banningso- 
. . called “survivalist" 

. which encourage aucim «« r > fh - 

. ami themselves with weapons avai]ab flity ofmatenal of this 
such as : crossbows, a Home facilitates 

; - Qfficx minister said yesterday- ^0^51 crime and that t here 
. ; The move would depend on sh ^ uld ** additional powers 

the police advising that it jpban jt • - 

-would- tio-help-preve 0 * enme, - -However, the view of the 
Mr Giles Shaw, Minister o h ^nuajs are 

Stole, said- . ffikelyw be used by those 

In a letter to Strived in terrorism orother 

Footes, CoM«yaoi« MP™ ttey have advised 

Plymouth Drake. MrShaw « publlC a n0 „ s 

sail -that inquiries could easily be imported. 

ready under- way *** c° uWeasuy 


Building guarantee is 
curbing the cowboys 


The threat posed by cowboy 
often guilty 


builders, who are often guilty 
of shoddy workmanship or 
failing to do agreed work, is 
being combated by guarantee 
schemes against loss and In- 
creased publicity about their 
activities according to the 
.Building Employers? Confed- 
eration (Our Property Corre- 
spondent writes). r . 

The confederation said 
terday thatmore than 2,( 
contracts worth' nearly 
£11 million have been regis- 
tered under its own guarantee 
scheme. 


The figures coincide with 
those in the recent annual 
report of the Director General 
of Fair Trading, which showed 
that, for the first time in recent 
years, the number of consum- 
er complaints about shoddy 
building work fell,- during the 
year ending September 1985, 
by more than 10 per cent 
The reporisuggested that 
financial institutions lending 
money for house improve- 
ment work had a duty to 
ensure that it was done by 
adequate and responsible 
builders. 


Two views of Venice paint- 
ed bn copper by Canaletto, 
which sold for £5,800 at 
Sotheby's in 1953, secured' 
£594,000 at Christie’s yester- 
day. One depicts the. Riva 
degli Schiavorri and the other 
the Molo with 
unromanticized accuracy. 

Only nine paintings on cop- 
per by Canaletto are known to 
survive and they are consid- 
ered to be the first of his 
paintings , to aim at a purely 


By Geraldine Norman, Sato Room Correspondent 


. When Rosemary Carson 
and Peter Holm many today 
there will be no presents from 
relatives and friends — but 
there will be a lot of happiness 
for abused children. 

They were so shocked by a 
recent reses of child abuse that 
instead of sending oirt a 
wedding present list they 
asked guests to donate to the 
National Society for the Prc^ 
vention of Cruelty to Chil- 
dren. They have raised £245. 


topographical presentation . furnishings lovingly collected 

,u«" u,,’ T nm Rum in fill his 


without - an accent on the 
picturesque. They formerly 
graced the Ashbumham 
collection: 

Christie’s sale ofOld Master, 
paintings included three ex- 
pensive works which failed 10 
sell, a Pieter Brueghel, a 
Ruisdael and a Tiepolo, which 
left 23 per cent unsold in the 
sale 10 tailing £2,450,000. 

Early oak furniture is not in 
the eye of fashion and the 


by Tom _ Burn to fill his 
Jacobean manor at Rous 
Lencb brought prices much in 
line with expectations at 
Sotheby’s yesterday. 


Banned pupil 
‘top of class’ 


The sale, however, con- 
tained a sprinkling of sur- 
prises. A deliciously 
embroidered silk 
slump work casket of around 
1660 sold for £41,800 (esti- 
mate £8.000-£ 17,0001 


Sarah Hearn, aged 1 5, who 
was banned from Park School, 
Barnstaple. Devon,, nine 
months ago for leading a pupil 
protest, has come top of the 
class. 

She has passed the first part 
of her final examination in her 
City and Guilds Community 
Care course with four distinc- 
tions 


Scrabble 
wins battle 
of words 


Pet ferret’s 
death costs 

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Miss Soby wore an ivory 
satin Victorian-style wedding 
dress with a floral head-dress. 
Her daughter Charlotte, aged 


and hfe bride finally && toe 

to the picturesque village 


Road. • \ 


Mr Edmonds and his bride 
arrived by helicopter at the 
village church for the service 
conducted by the Rev Dongtas 

Glover, before going on to a 

receptionatahotelatDtyiBeiv fliree, was at toe service, 
on the far side of-flie loch. - , ■ _. . 

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A High Court judge has had 
the last word in the battle over 
the board game Scrabble. 

He has ordered Thomas 
Finlay, a word game enthusi- 
ast, to stick to the letter of the 
law in not incorporating 
Scrabble in his Wordmasters 
Tournament. 

■ ■ Mr Justice Schiemann or- 
. deried the retired businessman 
to keep to an agreement he 
signed last year with J W Spear 
& Son, manufacturers of 
Scrabble. 

The judge granted injunc- 
tions to Spears banning Mr 
Finlay from promoting Scrab- 
ble games on a commercial 
basis, and from writing or 
talking publicly about the 
game. 

A Spears spokesman said 
yesterday. “This order effec- 
tively keeps him out of Scrab- 
ble. But it must be stressed it 
does not effect his involve- 
ment in any other word 
| games.” 


MV Finlay said: “I am disap- 
pointed at the outcome. I shall, 
continue- promoting word" 
games but* in the light of -the 
order, not Scrabble." 


Test-tube babies 


First frozen-egg births 


By Thomson Prentice, Science Correspondent 


The birth of the world’s first “delighted" and the twins 
two babies from frozen eggs, were “doing well" after a 
announced by doctors in Aus- Caesarean delivery. 
traOa yesterday, may lead to The mother had damaged 
many of the controversial fallopian tubes and had been 
ethical problems of test-tube trying unsuccessfully for seven 
fertilization being resolved. years to conceive. 

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could mean that the storage of 
human embryos will eventual-, 
ly no longer be necessary. 

The new technique offers an 
alternative to embryo freez- 
ing, a proass which poses 


to overcome many of the 
complex ethical, social legal 
moral and religious problems 
which - are associated with 
embryo freezing," Dr Chen 
said. - ■ 

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The twins, a boy and a prl 

were born after three of the 
woman's eggs were, frozen to 
minus 196 degrees centigrade, 
thawed, then fertilized with 
her husband’s sperm in the 
laboratory and implanted m 
her womb. 

Two of the fertilized eggs 
survived and the pregnancy 
progressed normally. , 

Dr Christopher Chen, who 
pioneered the technique-at the 
Flinders Medical Centre, said 
•yesterday that the parents, a 


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embryos, but until now there 
has been no way to relieve that 
pressure. ! think it is a matter 
of respect for human life.” 

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Dr Robert Edwards, scien- 
tific director of the Bourn Hall 
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OVERSEAS NEWS/PARLIAMENT 


THE TIMES SATURDAY JULY 5 1986 


Penang court told drug 
pair’s death 

warrants already signed 


FromM. G. G. PHlai, Koala Lumpur 


Time is numing out for pie 
two! condemned Australian 
drug-traffickers, Brian Geof- 
frey Chambers and Kevin 
John Barlow, who was bom in 
Britain. - 

In an unexpected develop- 
ment yesterday. Tan Sri Abu 
Talib Osman, the Malaysian 
Attorney-General, told a 
stunned High Court sitting in 
Penang that the order to 
execute the pair had been 
issued and the courts had no 
more say in the matter. 

Informed sources here said 
last night, that the two men 
could be hanged as early as 
Monday morning. 

Blit prison officials at Pudu 
jail, where they are being held 
on the death row, refused to 
confirm this, and would only 
say that they had not been 
hanged yet. 

Mrs Barbara Barlow, Kevin 
Barlow’s mother, told The 
Times last night that she was 
disappointed and very upset 
by the news. There was no 
comment from Mrs Sue 
Chambers, the mother of 
Geoffrey Chambers. 

Barlow and Chambers were 
arrested for drug-trafficking in 
1983, with 179 grammes (6.3 
oz) of heroin found on them, 
and were sentenced to death in 
July, - 1985. The Supreme 
Court confirmed their death 
sentences in December. The 
Pardons Board rejected their 
clemency petitions two weeks 
ago. 


Plea to King 

Lord Gifford, QG> sponsor of 
the National Council for the 
Welfare of Prisoners Abroad, 
sent a telegram to the King of 
Malaysia yesterday saying: 
“In the name of humanity and 
justice I urge yon to stay 
execution of Barlow and 
Chambers pending current ju- 
dicial proceedings.” 


The Penang hearing, to stay 
the executions pending further 
legal moves, had been put off 


legal moves, had been put on 
until yesterday after Mr Shaari 
Yusof, the Penang state legal 


adviser, had assured the court 
last week that the warrant of 
execution would not be issued . 
meanwhile. 

Yesterday, Tan Fri Abu 
Talib said Mr Shaari had no 
authority to say what he did. 

Lawyers for Barlow and 
Chambers noticed something 
was not right when the judge 
assigned to the case, Mr 
Justice Edgar Joseph, stayed 
in his chambers, and Mr 
Justice Peb Swee Chin came 
from lpoh, 150 miles to the 
south, to preside. He has now 
postponed the hearing until 
July 14, but lawyers believe 
the case is becoming rather 
academic. 

Mr Subash Chandran, ' 
counsel for Chambers, said 
yesterday: “It is scandalous to 
execute the two men when 
proceedings are under way. 


We are asking the Governor to 
stop the executions in the 
name of humanity". 

But Tan Sri Abu Talib said: 
“The court has decided it has 
no jurisdiction over a stay of 
execution. It is not that the 
Pardons Board has not consid- 
ered all aspects of the case as 
alleged by the lawyers. We 
have considered everything.” 

The last avenue open to the 
two men is an appeal to Tun 
Awang Hassan. the Governor 
of Penang. This morning, their 
lawayers will call at his resi- 
dence, hoping they would be 
received and their request for 
a stay of execution allowed. 

"It is their last hope,” one 
lawyer said, “but they are 
clutching at straws.” 

If Barlow and Chambers are 
executed, they will be the first 


whites to be banged in Malay- 
sia since the Second World 


the Second Wt 
War. In the intervening years, 
35 men and one woman have 
been sent to the gallows for 
drug offences under 
Malaysia’s tough anti-drug 
Jaws, Another 72 have been 
sentenced to death but are 
awaiting the outcome of their 
appeals. 

On . Thursday, a labourer, 
aged 54. was sentenced to 
death after having been found 
in possession of more than 3 
kilograms (6.61bs) of opium. A 
man, aged 71, who was arrest- 
ed with him was acquitted for 
lack of evidence. 


Envoy invites 
dissident as 
Seoul protests 


Seoul (Reuter) — The Amer- 
ican Ambassador to South 
Korea met the dissident leader 
Mr. Kim Bae-jung yesterday 
(oc the first time since Presi- 
dent Chun Doo Hwan came to 
power in 1980.. . 

Aides to. the Ambassador^ 
Mr Richard Walker, said Mr 
Kim attended an Indepen- 
dence Day reception at Mr 
Walker's residence. 

The Government has pro- 
tested to the embassy over Mr 
Kim's invitation, government 
sources said. 

Before attending the recep- 
tion, Mr Kim urged Washing- 
ton to support “the 
democratic movement in. Ko- 
rea in order to restore friendly 
relations”. 


Hu criticizes Mao and 
praises party debate 


From A Correspondent, Peking 


In a speech that appeared on 
the front pages of China’s 
most influential newspapers 
this week, the Communist 
Party secretary, Mr Hu 
Yaobang. criticized Mao Tse- 
tung's “reluctance to accept 
views differing from his own” 
and reiterated Mr Deng 
Xiaoping's view that dissent is 
healthy. 

Mr Hu said that although 
the 1930s marked “the peak of 
Mao's theoretical work to 
develop Marxism”, by the 
1950s he had become too rigid 
in his thinking. 

Mr Hu also criticized “some 
comrades in the party, espe- 
cially young comrades”, who 
“feared contradictions and 


were not forthright enough in 
putting forward their views”. 

The party had learned from 
the past mistake of automati- 
cally branding those with dif- 
fering views as promoting 
“right deviations” or “follow- 
ing a capitalist road". 

Those who did not favour 
the principles and policies 
adopted by the Central Com- 
mittee but who strived to 
abide by them were “free to 
hold their reservations”. 

But Mr Hu warned cadres 
who resisted party policies or 
who '“tried to promote ideas 
and policies antagonistic to 
those of. the:; Central 
Committee” that they would 
face disciplinary action. 













Military police firing to disperse anti-government protesters in Santiago during the strike. 

Seven die in Chilean general strike 

From Lake Sagans, Santiago 


Seven people are dead, 50 
have bullet wounds and at 
least 600 are under arrest as a 
result of the two-day general 
strike in Chile this week. 

Unequal confrontations be- 
tween stone-throwing youths . 
and combat troops went on Ute 
into the night on Thursday, 
the last day of the strike, 
accompanied by frequent 
bomb blasts and volleys of 
machine-gun fire. 

Details of the unrest became 
extremely difficult to obtain on 
Wednesday after Che Govern- 
ment banned the news broad- 
casts of four popular Santiago 
radio stations. 

The archbishopric of Santi- 


ago, which is responsible for 
two of the radio stations, 
condemned the military Gov- 
ernment’s action and called on 
the aimed forces, “whose mis- 
sion should be to defend 
citizens' rights, to abstain 
from actions which will in- 
crease the spiral of violence in 
the country”. 

The Government has filed, 
charges against a journalist of 
the opposition magazine 
Coace for a recent report on 
tiie illegal revolutionary left 
movement 

The director, columnists 
and jonrnalists of AnStisis 
magazine also face serious 
charges for allegedly main- 


taining “a constant criminal 
lin e of conduct in both editori- 


als and opinion pieces . 

In the past two days troops 
and police have ' virtually in- 
vaded many of tfrepoOr areas 
surrounding Santiago. At least 
four people have, died in 
shooting incidents. 

By Thursday evening, the 
22-member directorate of the 
National Assembly of CivQ 
Society, which called the 
strike, had been replaced by a 
10-member council headed by 
the president of the teachers' 
confederation, Sefior Osvaldo 
Verdugo. The original direc- 
torate has been charged with 
violating security laws. 


Fears of ballot-ngging 

Mexico rulers face 


fair-vote 

From John Carl in, Mexico City 



Mexico’s ruling party faces 
this weekend what many be- 
lieve to be its toughest elector- 
al challenge yet, with church 
leaders joining opposition par- 
ities in calling, for widespread 
: protests should government 
officials resort to vote-rigging, 
a not uncommon practice. 

Elections for governor take 
place tomorrow in the states of 
Chihuahua, Durango, Micho- 
acan and Zacatecas. In Chi- 
huahua there will also be 
polling for the national Con- 
gress and for mayors. .. 

It is in Chihuahua, up on. 

■ theUS border, that it is widely 
felt the ruling Institutional 
Revolutionary Party (PRI) is 
most likely to have to fix the 
vote if it is to preserve its 
record -of having won every 
stateand-presidentiaSelection : 

in the past 57 years. 

Chibuahua,the biggest Mex- 
ican state, is the size of Spain, 
but has a population of only 
three million. Chihuahuans, 
belying the canine association, 
are a tall, sturdy people, 
cowboy . stock from ‘ .which 
sprang Pancho Villa, leader of 
Mexico's 19 10 revolution.. 

Conscious of a tradition to 
uphold. Chihuahua' is . .a. 
stronghold of the country's 
main opposition party, . Na- 
tional Action (PAN). A busi- 


ness-based party of the rigbtjt 
believes the. FRI will use 


of Chihuahua, has publidy 
condemned as a “sin" what he 
also sees to be the impending. , 
fraud, a prediction based es- 
sentiaily on the PRTs total - 
control of the state electoral - 
apparatus:' ■ ■.'■<■'. .-v • 

“We are with the ; people - v 
against electoral fraud becailse • • 
we consider it to be. unjust, <:* 
because it violates human' 
rights, because it is a mockery: •- 
of the people and because it; 
takes away the legitimacy .-of ! 
the Government” . 

. Church leaders have joiried - . 
unions and opposition, parties, . 
in calling for the setting up of 
human road- blocks -ail .oyer- ~ 
the state-: the’ atm being to 
paralyse Chihuahua—shOuld 
the vote be fixed- ;7\ L- - *■ ' V : 

It is feared thaiposr-dector- 
al violence wifi be wist in 
Ciudad Juarez; .Chihuahua's', 
biggest town. Troops arrived 
. this -week to help police ta- 
prevent rioting- • .. . .' '• 1 . 

■ More than a hundred for-; 
eign reporters, mostly -Aitieri* - 
cans, nave also / arrived : iq 
Ciudad Judrez, . much- to. the * 1 
indignation of PRI/'offiriajs,/ 
who see them asah .encouraged 
ment tb- ihePANboth to cry . V 
fraud and provoke anfrgoy- 
emment violence. -. • . 7 

Despite well-documented 
evidence of massive fraud in 
state . ejections last year, " the > ; 
PRT scoffs at predictions that 


widespread fraud to fry to ...it, wifi . be . resorting, io such - ; 
deny it an historic victory. * methods this time.'' 


the main party, of the left,' 
the Unified Mexican. Socialist. 
Party (PSUM), appears tb 
share that belief. “Everything 
is already booked up tb con- 
summate a monumental 
fraud, an unprecedented 
swindle,” Sefior Antonio 
Becerra, the PSUM candidate 
for the governorship, said. . 

Mgr Adalberto Almeida, the 
Roman Catholic Archbishop 


The PRI dismisses.the PAN ' . 
as a serious rival, saying it is a : . 
parly without a plan of gdv- \ , 
eminent. • -V. : = 

The PAN - candidate for 
governor, Sefior FrariciSco 
“Pancho” Barriar survrved a : 
plane crash three weeks ago. 
and says the saine divine 
providence which intervened - 
oii his behalf that will see to .it 
he wins tammorrowu- - ■> - - - 


26 drown in 
Bangladesh 
ferry sinking 


Dhaka — Twenty-six people 
were drowned when a mon- 
soon storm capsized a boat in 
the River Jamiina in central 
Bangladesh, the Bengali-lan-< 
guage daily Dmnik Bongia, 
reported yesterday (Ahmed 
Fazl writes). 

The boat was ferrying pas- 
sengers between, the northern 
river port of Sirajganj to 
Tarigail, five miles' away. 
About 14 people survived. 


Chinese plant site worries Hong Kong 


PARLIAMENT JULY 4 1986 


Apartheid 


Lord Barber says Mandela would 
have sought to end violence 


SOUTH AFRICA 


If the negotiating concept dev 
vised by the Eminent Persons 
Group had been implemented 
and Nelson Mandela released, 
his would have been a powerful 
voice for calm throughout South 
Africa, Lord Barber, a member 
of the EPG. said during a debate 
in the House of Lords. 

Lady Young, Minister of State 
for Foreign and Commonwealth 
Affairs, said when she opened 
the. debate that the British 
Government saw violence in 
South Africa as a symptom, not 
a cause, of that country’s deep 
malaise and believed ' Pretoria 
wassadly mistaken if its thought 
it could deal wilh.the problems 
by force. But' gloomy as the 
outlook is (she said) it would be 
wrong to paint a picture devoid 
of any light or shade. 

The situation in South Africa 
had evolved over the past two 
years. 

President Botha had admitted 
that apartheid was outmoded. 

Reforms had been introduced 
diat would have been unthink- 
able even a few years ago. 

However, the pace of reform 
was painfully slow, with too 

little being done too late and too 


Lord Cledwyn of Penrhos, lead- 
er of the Opposition peers, said 
all parties in the House were 
fundamentally opposed to 
apartheid and wished to end it 
quickly. They differed on the 
measures to be taken to deal 
with this great evil 
The Foreign Secretary (he 
went on) is an old friend of mine 
and I wish him well in his 
mission, but it requires a quite 
remarkable imagination to be- 
lieve that Mr Botha and his 
friends are prepared to contem- 
plate proposals that would come 
anywhere near international 
acceptance. I hope I shall be 



formulated a possible negotiat- 
ing concept, one requirement 
being the release' of Nelson 
Mandela. While it became clear 
the South African Government 
would like to release him. if was 
impossible to find a formula 
acceptable to that Government 
and to Nelson Mandela, one 
reason being that they could not 
logically release Mandela with- 
out also releasing other political 
prisoners in the same category. 

The negotiating concept was 
left with the South African 
Government for two months 
and they neither accepted nor 
rejected it At tbe second meet- 
ing with Mandela, he read it 
carefully and his answer was 


Economic sanctions would be 
totally counter-productive. 

Their immediate effect would 
be massive unemployment of 
black people and mass hunger. 

If every black person downed 
tools and stayed at home for two 
weeks, they could bring the 
means of production in South 
Africa to a standstill. 

Would not that be a more 
effective measure than sanc- 
tions? (he asked). 

Lord Stewart of FaUuua 
(Lab), a former Foreign Sec- 
retary, said the Prime Minister 
had managed somehow, 
whether she intended to do it or 
not, to give the impression that 


that while he could not speak for ' she did not like taldng measures 
tbe African National Congress, ?®unst apartheid, She had made 


grudgingly. 
Therefore 


Barber: Soath Africa could 
have aborted raids 


Therefore, the South African 
Government had not had credit 
Brow black people or the inter- 
natumaT community. The focus 
was still upon the distance still 
to be travelled, rather than upon - 
ibe progress that had been 
made. 

When the the Foreign Sec- 
retary (Sir Geoffrey Howe) 
started his trip to South Africa, 
he would not issue an ul- 
timatum, nor make threats. He 
would impress upon the people 
he would meet that — as seen 
from Europe — South Africa 
could no longer delay the inter- 
national dialogue that was being 
tinged upon them. 

The forces that will change 
South Africa are primarily in- 
ternal. not external (she said). It 
wtlkbeidifficuli and it will take 
time: 

We must . reinforce tbe pos- 
itive forces for change, such as 
strengthening the hand of liberal 
whites and the business commu- 
nity and signalling to black 
people that there is only a real 
prospect of a solution through 
negotiation and not through 
violence. 

We do not see what would be 
gained (she saidj by undermin- 
ing the economy of the whole 
southern African region and 
encouraging the South African 
Government to retreat to the 
laager and fight to the bitter end 
for what could be many years. 

They could hold out for a long 
tinie under such conditions. 

Asjong-as there is hope of a 
peaceful solution, we must keep 
trying: to/ work Towards it and 
leave the South African .Govern- 
ment itnto'doubt of the need to 
grasp their opportunity before n 
is too late. 


proved wrong, but the mi 
troi 


m Pretoria over the past 
days are not encouraging. 

Sanctions by-dribs and drabs 
- were not effective measures and 
would impress nobody. It was 
. necessary to consider what the 
-consequences of all this would 
be on the future of the 
Commonwealth. 

Lady Seear, Leader of tire 
Libera] peers said that it was in 
the greatest interest of Britain, if 
they believed that there should 
be peace in South Africa, to back 
Bishop Tutu and others who 
had tried to prevent the retreat 
into violence. They could easily 
be swept aside and would be if 
people did not see that they 
could lead them to success. 

Sooner or later there bad to be 
one man one vote, with safe- 
guards for minorities' rights. 
Negotiation had to be with 
people now in prison, like 
Nelson Mandela and the Af- 
rican National Congress. 

They wished Sir Geoffrey 
Howe Godspeed in the fullest 
sense. He was up against the 
most difficult task be or any 
other British Foreign Secretary 
had had to face in their lifetime. 
The Bishop of Birmingham (the 
Rt Rev Hugh Monte fiore) said 
that the situation of the black 
person in South Africa was not 
unlike that of the Jew in pre-war 
Germany, subject to arrest, 
violence and disappearance 
without trace. 

Now that the. Eminent Per- 
sons Group had reported, they 
should know without qualifica- 
tion whether the British Gov- 
ernment endorsed its proposals, 
•and if noL why not. 

Lord Barber (O. said that the 
eminent persons group had 


as far as he personally was 
concerned be would accept the 
concept as a starting point 

I have no doubt (he added) 
from what he went on to say that 
if the concept had been im- 
plemented his would have been 
a powerful voice for calm 
throughout South Africa. 1 am 
convinced, and I weigh my 
words carefully, that he would 
have used all his efforts to bring 
an end to violence if that 
concept had been accepted. 

When the group returned to 
Cape Town for ns most im- 
portant meeting so far with 
ministers on the constitutional 
committee, they began to get 
reports of the raids on the three 
neighbouring countries. I can- 
not understand (he said) why 
the South African Government 
could not have aborted the 
raids. Tbe situation was not 
conducive to good will. 

Lord Sc John of Bietso (Ind) a 
white South African who had 
lived in that country all his life, 
said he wanted to see a non- 
racial South African democracy. 

He did not represent any 
political pony or other interests. 

Tbe choice in South Africa 
was between danger and 
disaster. 

Negotiations wen: necessary 
wjtb a wide spectrum of peoples, 
including the African National 
Congress and political pris- 
oners. particularly Mr Nelson 
Mandela. He hoped sanity 
would prevail upon the South 
African Government to release 
him. 

The EPG bad made tremen- 
dous progre s s in laying the 
foundations for future 
negotiations. 


it clear that if the Foreign 
Secretary returned empty- 
handed there was still no kiiid of 
obligation on this country, in 
her view, to take any measures 
at all. 

This seemed to be a series of 
signals to the South African 
Government saying: “You need 
not worry too much; you have 
friends on the other side of the 
Mediterranean. We shall see to 
it that you do not come to any 
serious harm”. Thai was exactly 
the wrong message to send to the 
South African Government at 
the present time. He viewed the 
whole situation with 
profoundest pessimism. 

Lord Soames (O' who was 
Britain’s last Governor - in 
Rhodesia, said sanctions had 
never worked. 

It was not possible to 
superimpose upon a tribal 
system and custom the 
democratic form of 
Government known in this 
country. 

Viscount Whitela*. Lord 
President of the Council, said 
universal repugnance had been 
expressed about a system that 
denied most basic rights to the 
majority of its people because of 
the colour of their skins. 


it was always easier to define 
what they did not want than to 
decide how to eliminate it. 
There were deep differences 
over means. The Government 
deeply regretted that The Hopes 
the EPG had generated were not 
fulfilled. Sir Geoffrey Howe 
faced an extremely difficult task 
but one for which he was well 
fitted. They would all wish him 
well in his endeavours. 


Anti-smoking campaign 


The Government is to mount a 
publicity campaign to deter 
under 16 year-olds from 
smoking. Mr Allan Stewart, 
Under Secretary of State for 
Scotland, indicated this in the 
Commons when a Lords 
amendment to the Protection of 
Children (Tobacco) Bill was 
agreed to. 

The Bill which now awaits 
Royal Assent, tightens the law 
malting U an offence to sell 
cigarettes or any other related 
tobacco product, such as Skoal 


Products, to anyone under 16. It 
comes into effect in three 
months time. 


Lords amendments to the 
Protection of Military Remains 
Bill and the Disabled Persons 
iServices. Consultation and 
Representation) Bill were also 
agreed to. 

The Incest and Related 
Offences (Scotland) Bill passed 
its remaining stages. The Co- 
ownership of Flats Bill was read 
a second time- 


Fhmi David Bona via 
Hong Kong 

Public figures, environmen- 
talists and newspapers here 
are creating a near-hysterical 
wave of opposition to the 
construction of a nuclear pow- 
er plant at Daya Bay in China, 
about 30 miles from Hong 
Kong’sborders. 

The groundswell of opposi- 
tion •— being fuelled by Miss 
Maria Tam, a well-known 
legislator, the- influential 
South China Morning Past, 
several mass-circulation Chi- 
nese language newspapers and 
numerous prominent edu- 
cators and scientists - has 
been greatly intensified by the 
Chernobyl nuclear disaster. 

One argument being made 
against the Daya Bay plant is 
that Hong Kong's population 
is so dense that any accident 
could cause radiation sickness 
in huge numbers, and there 
would be no feasible way of 
evacuating the near six mil- 
lion residents of the city. 

Some critics of the project 
have suggested that the plant 
be fuelled by coal or oil, 
especially in view of the recent 
collapse of the world oil price. 

But Sir Jack Cater, a former 
official of the Hong Kong 
Government who is now on 
the board of the Hong Kong 
company, which in a joint 
venture with China, is build- 
ing the plant, said yesterday he 
believed the project would go 
ahead as planned. 

The scheme involves two 
French nuclear reactors and 
turbine generators made by - 
Britain's General Electric 


Company. Most of the power 
produced would be sold to the 
Hong Kong firm of China 
Light and Power. 

Local representatives of the 
People’s Republic, of China 
indicated that Peking 


of Hong Kong. to full Chinese 
rule in 1997. 

• “Safety adequate”: A. Brit- 
ish nuclear expert said yester- 
day that safety measures at tbe 
proposed Daya Bay nuclear 
power plant were adequate 


at 14 other plants around. the 
world. • 

Mr Litilewood told a legislar 
five panel examining the 
plant's safety that . no one' 
would have tb be. evacuated 
outside a six-hiile zoae around 
the plant in the event of an , 
accident. He admitted uhcfer 


have _ . 

will not .back. down from its... (Reuter. reports). 

plans to build the plant They - Mr Peter LmJewood, . the ... , 

have expressed indignation at planning and. .-contracts man- : questioning;;.; hpweytty that . 
what- they rcgard as a political ager- forrithe plant, said there- . there, was no contingency-plan • 
smear campai&i to make txou- hid. been no mdioactive leaks . . to evacuate Hong KongV3:4 
ble in advance of the reversion from similar reactors installed million people. 


Radioactive fallout costs Sweden 
£40m in farm losses and tourism 


Measures taken to combat 
radiation from the Chernobyl 
nuclear disaster and the re- 
sulting drop in tourism will 
stS* 


cost Sweden up to £40 million. 


From Christopher Mosey, Stockholm 

deer this autumn has to be 
cancelled because of high lev- 
els of radioactive caesium 137 
in the animals. 

• MOSCOW: Firemen work- 


government departments esti- ing on the destroyed 


mated yesterday. 

Losses from cancelled holi- 
days are put at aronnd £12.5 
nullicn, with foreign tourism 
down 30 per cent 

Compensation to fanners 
forced to keep dairy cows 
indoors, harvest and bury 
radioactive grass and then buy 
fodder from noconta minuted 
areas, and poor away thou- 
sands of gallons of nnsafe milk 
will total at least £21 million. 

Cbsts of extra work put in by 
the authorities to take mea- 
surements and advise the pub- 
lic are put at £2 million. Other 
costs .are reckoned at 
£500;000. 

Tbe bill from Chernobyl 
could go even higher If the 
annual Lapp slaughter of rein- 


Chenrobyl reactor accidental- 
ly were showered with radioac- 
tive water spewing -from 
broken hoses, Komsomohkaya 
■ Pnvdtu the youth newspaper, 
reported yesterday (UPI-Reo- 
ters reports). 

It said the firemen were 
pumping contaminated water 
from the destroyed No. 4 
reactor when a truck wait oat 
of control and broke the hoses. 

It took four attempts to 
replace the hoses, hot by that 
time the firemen were thor- 
soaked. 

he newspaper said the 
firemen refused to leave 
Chernobyl after the incident. 

Crews of workers have been 
cleaning op after the April 26 
disaster in a massive bid to get 


the three undamaged reactors 
back on line in October. . 

Meanwhile, Tas$ reported 
yesterday that Mr Vladimir 
Shcheriritsky, the Ukrainian 
party leader; recentiy returned 
to the Chernobyl = area tyto : 
months after his- only oti& : 
visit there. • fv?- 

Tass said Mr Shcfcerbitsky, 
a member of tbe Politburo.; 
since 197L, and Mr Alexander. 
Lyashko, the republic's Prime 
Minister, discussed . reifef 
work with Mr Vladimir Gnsev, 
the new bead of the govern- 
ment commission mvestigat- 
ing the disaster. 

Tass said Mr Shcherbitsky 
and local officials called for 
more settlements to.be con- 
structed for people evacuated 
from the 18-mile zone around^ 
Chernobyl; Some 7,000 were 
being built, it said. 

Tbe latest official statement; 
put the death toll from the 
Chernobyl accident at 26.' * 


Riot police 
quell rally 
in Manila 


From Keith Dalton 
Manila 


Riot .police in Manila fired 
into the air and used tear gas 
and smoke bombs to disperse 
5,000 left-wing demonstrators 
who denounced the Philip- 
pines' “sham" independence 
from the United Stales 40 
years ago. More than 20 
people were injured. 

The protesters, armed with 
a rally permit, had marched to 
the US Embassy chanting 
“Yankee Go Home”. They 
were dispersed moments after 
an explosion rang out from 
behind their ranks. 


The Japanese election 


Fringe strives to woo voters 


Small home-made bombs - 
bottles or containers packed 
with • gunpowder, nails and 
glass - exploded, leaving at 
least nine policemen with 
shrapnel wounds. 


It was the first dash be- 
tween police and left-wing 
students and workers since 
President Aquino took power 
in February. 


Most of the protesters were 
Aquino supporters who re- 
cently formed an alliance of 60 
organizations to demand that 
two large American military 
bases be dismantled. 


About 2,000 of the protest- 
ers later marched back to the 
heavily guarded embassy 
complex, where they were 
allowed to continue their pro- 
test until dusk. 


From David Watts 
Tokyo 

Japanese voters can choose 
between the Salaried Workers’ 
Party, the Tax Party .or die 
Welfare Party when they go to 
the polls for the upper and 
lower houses of the Diet next 
weekend. _ 

All parries are offering can- 
didates for the upper house, 
the House of Councillors, 
where half of the 252 seats will 
be contested. 76 from constit- 
uencies across the country and 
50 on a proportional represen- 
tation basis. Voting for the 
lower house, the House of 
Representatives, also takes 
place on July 6. 

Originally the intent was 
that the upper, non-executive 
house, be composed of 
“learned and 'experienced 
persons". In modem elections 
the parties go for popular 
screen personalities,' actresses 
or scriptwriters rather than 
professionals or academics. 

The smaller fringe parties 
were spawned at the last 
election in 1983. when the 
proportional representation 
system was introduced in the 
upper house. Last time oul the 
“salarymen" got a respectable 
1.99 million votes and put two 
members into the house. 

Perhaps the best known is 
the Niin Club — literally the 
Second- House -Club - which- 
was previously led by a veter- 
an. suffragette, the late Miss 
Fusae Ichikawa, who topped 
the national constituency in 
1980 with 2.7 million votes. 


Poll details 


Number of voters: 86,677,716 
(2v425,108 more than In 1983). 
Total constituencies: House of 
ComttiUors: 47 and a single 
national constituency for pro- 
portional repfsentMiw. House 
of Representatives: 130. 

Total seats being contested: 
House of CounciUors 126 (76 
being contested in tbe constit- 
uencies and 50 ander propor- 
tional representation). 

Number of candidates: for 512 
lower boose seats: 837. For 126 
upper house seats: 506. 


The executive House of 
Representatives has 512 seats 
being contested, one more 
than at the last election since a 
redistribution of seats to try 
and even out the disparity of 
representation between rural 
and urban areas. 

Rural areas. 'from which the 
ruling Liberal Democratic 
Pany (LDP) draws its princi- 
pal support, have been over- 
represented in die Diet since 
the War. largely because of the 
shift of population from the 
country to the cities. 

By last September it was 
calculated that a single rural 
vote was worth 4.64 urban 
votes and a re-apportionment 
of sea ts was made to counter- 
act this effect when eight new 
urban seats were added and 
the number of rural seats was 
reduced by seven to bring a 
net gain or one. *, •. 

Three boundary changes 
were made at the same time. 
There are normally between 


three and five seats itr saefr;- 
electoral district; the number. 
being adjusted every five years ;; 

A record 82 women candi- 
dates are rurming for the' ' 
upper house. though tbe nutiT- • 
ber of women candidates- run- : 
ning across the country af 
general elections has tended to . 
decline from tbe number wbb 
contested the first postwar - 
election.. r - 

Mrs Kiyoko Ono and Miss - 
China tsu Nakayama are the 
two best-known women can-\ 
didates for the upper house in. 
Tokyo, where 50 candidates ~ 
are competing for four seats. 
Mrs Ono is a former Olympic -- 
gymnast and mother d* -five"; 
and Miss Nakayama is a. ' 
former actress and writer... . 

There are 35 women candi- . 
dates running for -the lower: - 
house. Of that, no fowtur . than 
22 of the lower house .candid . . 
dates are from .the Communist , - 
Parly and none from the LDP. 

In the House of Representa- 
lives election., the LDP: is; 
running 322 candidates, the- " 
Socialist Party J38. the Koni- V. 
eito (Clean Government Par- . 
ty). 61. ihe Democratic-^ 
Socialist Party 56 and ther 
Communist Party 129. ■ 

In the House of Councillors, • > 
the LDP is runmng-83 cande- ; 
dates; frie Socialist Party 58C, \ 

Komeho 2 1 , the -Democratic • - 

Socialist Party 27.nhe Com 1 . 
munist Party 7l,ri»e Salaried 
Workers 9,\ the. New liberal: r 
Oub 10, the Tax PartyJOLtbe' '- 
Nim Club 10 and other minor *• 
panics 187. ' 



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eagan takes salute in 
day of pageantry 
for Statue of Liberty 

ITrh. hx:~i i n* .. . 


THE TIMES SATURDAY JULY 5 1986 


OVERSEAS NEWS 




Fnnn Michael Binyon, New York 


kayak ta the USS Kennedy, 
the colossal aircraft carrier 
just back with its 5,000-man 
crew from the confrontation 
with Libya in the Mediierra- 


Ufeny, as thelnterSionS nearu were choreographed in a ^ l 

pmoAllMpTSSS ^y-^Stetewsed spectacle Of ^triotfem 
ly ailed- uFnS?^ ^ SaSjSd 

harbour. Homs blared, bands played, ^ 

WUi cadets ceremonially f re ^ ,oa,s warshitH 

manning the yaid^rmT 22 rf IS? IwSrt pl E. m “ moderTfla 

■assssSSs **&>. 

Day to the I5lS !?’S^„°'&L b ?i'i qf New Y„ 


deuce Day to the IShSt ! ra ”2 in S origmaUy buih 

sBsrZruS s*»mk 

SI jgMrsgg- 


for its cenrenaiy! “'“ U ' 

With: sails unfurled in the 
sti“ **Ty. -schooners, barques, 
mgantmes and ketches from 
all over the world, not seen in 
New York since the 1976 

bicentennial 1 celebrations, 
wer ^ the historic' focus of the 
naval pageant that filled the 
city's huge harbour. 

Up, to 40,000 vessels of all 
description, from a two-man 


and President and Mme 
Mitterrand were among the 
4,00 guests, who included 
Mayor Ed Koch and Gover- 
nor Mario .Cuomo of New 
York, Mr Lee Iaoocca, chair- 
man of the Statue of Liberty 
restoration fund, and a gener- 
ous sprinkling of celebrities 
and showbiz personalities. 

“As the wind swelled their 
sales, so pride swelled our 
hearts at all that Liberty's sons 




1 ¥ 


Bob- Hope receiving a Medal of liberty award from 
‘ President and Mrs Reagan at the celebrations. 


Calling it “this mother of 
exiles, this vision of all we are 
and wish to be,” Mr Reagan 
paid tribute to America's im- 
migrant forebears, and was 
warmly effusive on the special 
relations with France. Presi- 
dent Mitterrand spoke of the 


Weizs&cker urges Britain 
to build stronger Europe 


By PUrida Clough Britain, said this point, which 
Britain must take the lead in he «S° emphasned in his 
strengthening Europe* posi- g*?* to . *** H« us » of 
tion towards the United States ^ a ri ,a ™5 nl 0I ? Wednesday, 
and the Soviet Union during was Jthe mam message I 
its presidency of the European ™“ d “ bnng ^ong . 
Cbmnumity, President w . Hesa “! he «« ^ ° 
Weizsackd- of West Germany suggest ■ that Europe should 
said yesterday. .. • S P^. with one yrnce on all 

nOTifrflE m££B2&. 

miinity; lie said. It would;. -fcadmons. from 

?^SS!^SSS^ Bui on the main tasks, East- 

^ West relab'pns^and the health 
— ^ :<sr - the Atian^raflian*, the- 
me Atlantic aj nance. development of a stronger and 

“Not a- fragmented Europe mop;, vocal Europe was possi- 
but, a Europe speaking with ^ and should be looked on as 
one voice wilhelpto stabilize ^ first priority and not an 
the alliance, he said. It would unrealistic vision. 


also be an important contribu- 


Margaret 


U'on to' security and^ peaceful Thatcher.Sir Geoffrey Howe, 
co-operation in East-West the Foreign Secretary, and 
relauonsl other government ministers 

“We have to keep in mind he had met were “very open 
that a stronger European pres- and interested” in the subject, 
ence would ■ also help the Anglo-Goman discussions 
Eastern European people," he on. the Community were ho 
added. longer dominated by matters 

President von Weizsacker, like the budget dispute “but 
speaking- at the end of the what both of us can do to 
oflRdal pari ofhrs state visino strengthen Europe's role". 

Pope’s heart goes out 
to Colombia jobless 

- From Geoffrey Matthews, Bogotfr 


Identifying himself firmly 
with the plight of the poor, 
dispossessed and unemployed 
oC Latin America, the Pope 
called for .a more equal distri- 
bution of _ .wealth to generate 
jobs and satisfy man's moral 
need for work. ... 

“Let no one forget that the 
economic riches Goi has en- 
trusted to man have a univer- 
sal destiny, and therefore 
cannot be the exclusive patri- 
mony of a few, be they 
individuals!, groups or 
nations,” he said when he 
retimwl to Bogota on Thurs- 
day for the last engagement 
there of his Colombian rear. 

Yesterday he continued his. 
pilgrimage for peacom Colom- 
hm when he visited the Spaa-, 
isb colonial dty of 
which was devastated fey an 
earthquake three yerns ago. 
Tomorrow he will visit the 
wilderness dm* «** 
small town .of Armero, where 

25*006 people were ^ 

when . the. Nevado del Bmz 

volcano erupted m November. 

In a moving speechm 
Begot* be told a crowd of more 
fhqn une million man area of 


slams and shanty towns that 
work was needed “to meet vital 
necessities. Bat much more 
than a biological need, work is 
a moral need.” .. 

“I do not have to tell yon 
bow dose I feel to your joys 
and sadnesses, your fears and 
your hopes, because my heart, 
like yours — yon know it so 
well - is the heart off a 
worker.” 

The Pope was well aware 
that many in his audience 
suffered “the pain of seeing 
your children deprived of basic 
needs in food, clothing and 
education; of living in bumble 
quarters, lacking elemental 
services an d far from tfsssr 
work-places; of work that is 
badly remunerated and uncer- 
tain; and of constant anxiety 
over the insecurity of the 
future". 

He also referred to the 
campesiaaSy who “toil hard in 
the countryside for insufficient 
salaries, without the Slope of 
obtaining even a tiny plot of 
hin d of their own and without 
receiving the benefit of a bold 
and effective programme of 
agrarian reform". 


Paris police chief quits 


Paris -The Chief Comm^ 

sioner of the. Fms pojjg M 
Guy Fougier, has handed m 
his resignation following re- 
marks. M 

ihe Minister of the 
Charles Pasqua (Susan Mao 

d v£hS*»* m*** 

question on . con i^°j£ 
1985- Paris enme figwj* Jr 
sued by the. ^ 

Interior Ministry, M rasqua* 

SS m ta- B is“wS Within 24 
hours." 


M Fougier, who was ap- 
' pointed in 1983 by the Social- 
ist Government, but appeared 
to be surviving the Govern- 
ment changeover, found these 
words unacceptable and im- 
mediately contacted M 
Pasqua and the Minister for 
Security. M Robert Pandraud. 
who announced the 
resignation. 

M Fougier. aged 54, worked 
well with the Socialist Interior 
Minister. M Pierre Joxe, bur 
tad also, become close to 
MJacques Chirac, who, as 
Mayor of Paris - and now 
prime Minister - appreciated 
his fight against crime. ; 


“I think Britain will serve 
the purposes of the imemal 
market very well — we com- 
pletely agree on the needs in 
that respect — during its six- 
month presidency ," he said, 

“1 think it will have to play, 
and is ready to play, a leading 
role in trying to strengthen 
Europe's external profile." " 

The— President defended 
; himself against ~ 's&jggestions 
that his outspoken- attack on 
the Common Agriculture Poli- 
cy diverged from that of the 
West German, Government 

“It is hot my task to 
interfere with day-to-day exec- 
utive work. It is my legitimate 
task to say what is on my mind 
as regards long-term 
problems. 

“I don’t think that my own 
Government would in any 
sense disagree" he added. 

The President has two days 
of unofficial engagements, in- 
cluding a meetingwilh Profes- 
sor Sir Karl Popper, the 
Vienna-born political philoso- 
pher, a visit to Milton Keynes 
and an evening at Glynde- 
bourne. 

Leading article, page 7 

Cabinet 
mission for 
Fanfani 

‘ From Peter Nichols 
Rome 

A new phase opened in the 
search for a solution to the 
Italian political crisis last 
night when Senator Aminlore 
Fanfani was assigned by Presi- 
dent Cossiga to assess the 
difficulties of finding a new 
government 

President Cossiga arrived at 
this decision unwillingly. He 
had hoped that his private 
talks with the political leaders 
and other consultations would 
have been sufficient to allow, 
the formation of a coahtion 
similar to that which resigned 
last Friday. ... 

The main quarrel is be- 
tween the two largest parties 
in the outgoing five-party 
coalition. In particular, the 
Christian Democrats want 
some assurance, as the biggest 
of the five, of being able to 
regain the premiership from 
the Socialists, who have held it 
for a record three years. 

This question of who 
should lead the next govern- 
ment almost immediately as- 
sumed first priority. Signor 
Beuino Craxi, the outgoing 
Socialist Prime Minister, sees 
no reason why he should step 
down when the public opinion 
polls are on his side. The 
Christian Democrats, in the 
Socialists' view, claim an un- 
warranted divine right to lead 
the coalition. 

President Cossiga had 
hoped to be able to lake steps 
yesterday to relaunch the five- 
, party coalition. But his worst 
fears of a long crisis taking up 
much of the summer now look 
justified. 

Senator Fanfani. who pre- 
sides over the Senate and is 
constitutionally the second 
most important figure in die 
country, will require. several, 
days to make his report on the 
possibilities he sees of forming 
a new government. ,.. 



and daughters have accom- 
plished tn this land of the 
free,” President Reagan said. 

Mr Reagan, enjoying him- 
self hugely amid the celebra- 


a . ,n ^ tion of his twin loves, 
c,e of patriotism and the US armed 
r * . forces, had earlier taken the 
salute aboard USS Iowa of 
warships from today's more 
j™-®* modern fleets. Sailors doffed 
N' ** their caps and gunfire echoed 
round die 750-mile coastline 
built 0 f New York harbour as the 
J “?. e ships fired their 21 -gun 
land, salutes 
agan, 

Mme The Iowa, the most power- 
r ^ fill US warship of the Second . 
tided World War which took Roose- 
over- v ? lt to the Tehran conference. 
New did n Ot fire its 16-inch guns for 
hair, fear of shanering all the 
yerty windows in Manhattan, 
suer- Airforce jets from France 
rities and the US flew past over- 
i. head, streaming red, white 
their and blue smoke. Harrier jets 
our left the deck of the Ark Royal, 
sons moored also in the harbour, to 
give Britain's salute. 

Awed crowds watched on 
land. Dominating everything. 
Miss Liberty held her newly 
kindled torch aloft at the 
centre of the harbour. Never 
has an American lady been so 
honoured. She was unveiled 
on Thursday evening when 
President Reagan sent a laser 
beam a mile across the har- 
bour, turning on coloured 
lights that gradually bathed 
Auguste Bartholdi's famous 
w creation in searing light. 







Emir of Torture 
Kuwait victim 
curtails awarded 
liberties damages 


From 1 Robert Fisk Harare (Reuter).- A 

from Konert s i»k Zimbabwean opposition par- 

liamentarian was awarded 
Fearful of further attacks by 30,000- Zimbabwe dollars 
his domestic enemies, the (£ 1 1 . 000 ) in damages yester- 
Emir of Kuwait has effectively day for illegal arrest and 
stripped his country of the - torture by security agfntsr 
trappings of d emo cr ac y, dis- Mr Kembo MohadL a ; 
solving Parliament, suspend- member of the Zapu (PF) 
bag important constitutional party, told the High Court that 
guarantees and curbing the he was trampled on the stom-\ 
traditionally free and eloquent ach and had his head rammed; 
national press. into a canvas tag full of water 

Sheikh Jaber al- Ahmed al- while in detention from Sep-;' 
Sabah, who survived a car tern ber 17 to December 20 last 
bomb assassination attempt year. ;■ 

last year, has told Kuwaitis Judge Mavis Gibson or- 
that their country is facing “a dered the Home Affairs Min- . 
destructive foreign feter. Mr Enos Nkala, to pay 
conspiracy". 15.000 dollars and awarded 

In .reality, Kuwait is threat- Mr Mobadi an equal amount 
ened with fax more than this, from two inleffigence agents- 
After six years of support for who assaulted him.-' 
the. Iraqi regime of President -g 7 » 4 . “ " . 

Saddam Hnsain in the Golf EXtTeiXUStS , 

War, Sheikh Jaber now has to » • ± • V -j 
contemplate the possibility of SAOl Q 6 ffQ - 
more Iranian victories in the r^.. • _ pot 

yesterday intercepted a 
capture offt e bord er town of two members of a Si 

Mehram thuweek. extremist gang that rang 

ft^ssrXi.^s«oiy 

i<WK "hlrt* children.^ apparently at ts 

^™S?,JdFrSS™^ JSitS Tn,!10fl “ 

— The shoot-out came dim 

probably st arted a h a ge Cra m M hours of ^ olence in , 

one of the co potrys nh lndUm ^ ^ ^ ich 

refine neo to t month, boa now ^ ^ 

been further emboldened by ti a nces sparked by extremis 
Iran s success. , ; • - • ; ■ , 

Hie raging war between Berllll 6 SCHD 6 
two of Kuwait’s Islamic neigh- j 

boors has almost reached its SlOrV SCOniCII 

borders,” Sheikh Jaber said in » a 

a decree published on Thors- „ 

dav “its spmrifv has been Government, after examun 
da^I tssecun^ hasten evidence, has decided 

SScJ ^ tiSe^ does not believe that a bfoo 
lives and has almost destroyed J’SSi 

the wealth of the homeland... ^SS! 

the conntr y atsojaces an aente 

“SSS’to Week, the Kn- Herr . Wolfgang Schaub 

waiti aothodties nude a series ^^ 5 ,'!^ =“ 
of arrests in the capital, ^naUMy in Boo^yrat 

detentions which reportedly .LfiSHiS 

indaded fire tnembers of the 
al-Dawaa party and two Pales- ^rcsum^y 
tinians said fo be supporters of ? C a . ^ 

Abu NidaTs Syrian-financed information spreaded . . 

assassination squads. BOOlb ChaTgC! 

Sheikh Jaber has also m 

asked Sheikh Saad al-Abdnl- . Madrid (Reuter) 7 A Fall 
i»k -,1 r m om untan and a Spaniard we 

a npw Gnvpm- remanded without bail yesti 

saasa ss aft-jssssS 

om ****»•*»* which injured. 13 people It 


Fireworks exploding around the Statue of Liberty daring the finale of the ceremony 


symbols the two countries 
shared, “the history we wrote 
together" and links from the 
Revolutionary wars, to the 
American landings in Nor- 
mandy. 

He looked on with Gallic 
impassiveness at the extraor- 
dinary Hollywood song and 
dance spectacle with its eclec- 
tic cast of Frank Sinatra, 
Gregory Peck, Shirley Mac- 
Laine and Mikhail Barishy- 
nikov. Across the water on 
Ellis Island, Robert de Niro 
and his son introduced Chief 
Justice Warren Burger, who 


hammed up a nationally tele- 
vised swearing-in ceremony of 
25,000 new citizens who took 
their oath of allegiance from 
the football stadium in Miami 
to the shores of the Pacific. 


arrived in America. 

The television broadcast 
which lasted all day. was one 
of the most extensive and 
technically complicated 
mounted by ABC. It included 


Miss Liberty, open to the., interviews by Ron' Reagan 
public today, was a sorry sight Junior on board a 


in 1983 with a broken nose, 
cracked right eye,'swollen lips 
and stains on her gown. 
Extensively strengthened and 
changed iniemalty, she looks 
almost the same now as she 
did in October (not July) 1 886 
when she was first unveiled, 
and some 334,203 immigrants 


millionaire's yacht, scenes be- 
low deck of the sailing ship 
and aerial views of a sky filled 
with blimps and helicopters of 
America's largest metropoli- 
tan area celebrating a birthday 
party that had become a 
extravaganza of sentimental 
indulgence. 


Turkish Cypriots close 32 dead in 
border crossings to ambush 
Greek side in tit-for-tat by Contras 


Nicosia (Reuter) — The checkpoint to stop reporters 
Turkish Cypriot authorities and diplomats crossing, 
dosed all border crossings to Mr Ozal said yesterday be 
tbe Greek side of Cypres, Mr harf not discussed with Tork- 
Rairf Denktas, tbe Turkish ish Cypriot leaders the contro- 
Cypriot leader, announced versial issues of a defence 
here yesterday. agreement, a separate curren- 

He said the move was a cy‘ for the north, and the 
reaction to the closure of the ■ reopening of Varosha.-an es- 
border from the- Greek: side. ; dare of Greek-owned 'beach- 
dming a three-day official visit front hotels in an area 
to north Cypres by the Turk- controlled by the Turks, 
ish Prime- Minister, Mr -# BritisIrprotest The ^For ei gn 
Turgot Oral, and to a stole- .Office called in the Turkish, 
meat by n United Nations Ambassador to Britain yester- 
sp okesma n that the visit was day to protest over the support 


“regrettable". 


given by Mr Ozal for the 


“From now on, all entry and Turkish-occui^ed north of Cy- 
exit gates are dosed,” Mr pros (Sheila Gunn writes). 


Denktas said. 

Meanwhile; Mr Ozal ended 


During his visit to the 
breakaway Turkish Cypriot 


a KWh™ hT5= 


the state “would live forever/ 


breakaway Turkish Cypriot jur ^ had formSly^ tacked 
St *£ „ , fn r n „ nn the UN efforts to bring togeth- 

er Greek and Turkish Cypri- 


before leaving for Ankara that 
Turkey would back tbe “Turk- 
ish Republic of Northern 
Cypres" economically and 
politically. 


ots in a federal republic. 

A Foreign Office spokes- 
man said Mr Rahmi 
Gumrukcuoghi, the Turkish 


But be said wider recogni- Ambassador, was told by a 
tion for tbe territory, recog- 

nized only by Ankara, was “concero at Mr Ozals state- 
“not urgent -What we stress siting northern 

to all countries is that the two Lypins . 

(Turkish and Greek Cypriot) The British Government did 
communities should be recog- not recognize the self-styled 
nized as equal." “Turkish Republic of North- 

The visit was condemned by era Cyprus" — and had no 
Greek Cypriots, who intention of doing so, the 
blockaded a United Nations- spokesman added. 

Soviet hovercraft unveiled 


From Alan Tomlinson 
Managua 

Thirty-two people, mostly 
women and children, were 
killed when US-backed 
Contras ambushed a -lorry in 
northern" Nicaragua,- accord- 
ing to tiie: Defence Ministry . 

A ijrieT 1 communique said . 
that only nine people sur- 
vived, all with injuries, when 
4 he Cont ras deton a ted an-anti- 
tank-biingtmder the vehicle as 
ii passed along', a remote 
country road near Bocaydito, 
about 100 miles north-east of 
Managua in the mountains of 
Jinotega province. 

In a separate ambush the 
ministry said one person died 
and seven were injured when 
the Contras fined on a passen- 
ger ferry plying the Escondido 
River between Rama and the 
Atlantic port of Bluefields. 

The Government has pn> 
tested, .over both incidents to 
the United States which it 
holds responsible for the ac- 
tivities of the Contras. The 
attacks occurred only a week 
after the US Congress voted to 
renew military and other sup- 
plies worth $100 million to the 
Contras. 


Extremists . 
shot dead [\ 

Delhi (Reuter) - Folia 
yesterday intercepted and 
killed two members of a Sikh, 
extremist gang that ranged; 
through Punjab shooting dead . 
six people -and injuring two, - 
children, apparently at ran-*, 
dom. the Press Trust of India,.. 
(PTl) reported. 

The shoot-out came during-j 
24 hours of violence in the., 
north Indian state in which I3.» 
people were killed in distur— , 
bances sparked by extremists.^: 

Berlin escape ^ 


Bonn — The West German^ 
Government, after examining^ 
the evidence, has decided it 
does not believe that a bloody t 
escape attempt took place in t 
the East Benin undergroundj 
railway on May 7 (Frank,. 
Johnson writes). 

Herr Wolfgang Schauble. t 
the minister in charge of thei 
Chancellery in Bonn, yester-,* 
day said in a ^newspaper* 
interview that the report JhadJ 
“presumably" heen'the worktl 
or a “professional ..dis-.- 
information spreader". 

Bomb charges * 

Madrid (Reuter) — A Pales- ^ 
tinian and a Spaniard were, 
remanded without bail yester-, 
day by a Madrid court charged? 
with a suitcase bomb attacks 
which injured 13 people last; 


probably inevitable. 

Sheikh Jaber ’sown peace of 
mind has evidently been deep- 
ly disturbed, evidence of which 
appeared in his decree when 
he said that “democracy is 
shaking ... the situation is 
critical and terrorism wffl 
condone until everyone co- 


operates against the enemies kuna Post said. - 
of the homeland".' . .. D«l*«r * A j , 

By. .enemies, the Sheikh B&Dy DlIITCCl 
means Iran, withthosemem- Dha ka (Reuter) V A nc 
bars of; tbe aLDavma party tarn boy was found alive 
who, anxroas to utstell a pro- jj, e nor thern Tangail dish 
fraimn regime m Baghdad. 24 hours after being buried 
wonld dairly like to nmke an ^ve his unmarried tee nag 
ex^ple Knwart, so mends molheT from ^ penalties : 
of President Saddam coaid see illegal sex, Bangladesh pol 
what fate awaited them. 


Iran televises victory 


uaoy punea ■ ; 

Dhaka (Reuter) «- A new - 1 
boro boy was found alive in- 
the northern Tangail district^ 
24 hours after being buried to > 
save his unmarried teenaged^ 
mother from the penalties fort 
illegal sex, Bangladesh police h 
said yesterday. i 

Misdialled x 

Kuala Lumpur (Reuter) — > 


Tehran (Reuter) - Smoke at least 20 destroyed Iraqi 
from burning and exploding vehicles and ammunition ex- ' 

Iraqi tanks fiHed the sky.over plbded in burning tanks. Srah 
the recaptured Iranian border. Several war volunteers in P nS3 e m t 

town of Mehran, and Iran headbands posed for victory ^ 

claimed that its latest battle- ■ pictures while others toured DU ™ DCT -. +-.~. ■’ * 

field success showed that Iraq captured areas seeking booty. T}ivf1 A TiriPCf 
could not win the Gulf war. Still others drove away several AVUUV r 4 lva ■». 



A new Soviet high-speed military hovercraft seen for tbe 
first-time during recent Warsaw Pact exercises in tbe Baltic 
Sea. Western analysts say it can travel at 60 mph and carry 
three f»nks and their crews for fast coastal assaults. 


Iranian television showed 
vivid scenes from the desert 
battlefield around Mehran, 
105 miles south-east of Bagh- 
dad, which Iran took from 
Iraqi troops on Wednesday 
after a six-week occupation. 

Iranian fighters criss- 
crossed the chewed-up desert 
in speeding vehicles against a 
background of occasional ex- 
ploding shells. Smoke and 


captured Iraqi tanks and per- 
sonnel carriers. 


Perth (Reuter) — Father p 
Edward Patrick Hewitt; aged* 


More than a dozen Iraqi 40, a Roman Catholic priest, t 
corpses, some of them half- found guilty of indecent expo- f 
naked, could be seen lying in sure while wearing a tiger-, 
groups. Iraqi prisoners, with patterned G-string, was put on, 
their hands above their beads a six-month good behaviour 
and fearlessly shouting anti- bond yesterday. u 

Baghdad slogans, were led « 'f 

away in long columns. Hun- NWdTlSOD& p 

dreds of others were seated . m : 

bare-backed in the 45C heat . Peking (AP) - Italian. tenor.* 


belched from some of on desert parade grounds. 


World communist meeting proposed 

Gorbachov silent on Jaruzelski plea 


From Roger Boyes 
Warsaw 

Diplomats in Warsaw have 
been puzzling over an appeal, 
tucked away in a comer of 
General JaruzdskTs speech to 
tbe Polish Communist Party 
Congress, for a world confer- 
ence of Cofluzznmsts bringing 
together West European, 
Third World and Soviet bloc 
pari}' leaders. 


such a conference and because jvir Gorbachov did not echo 
it regards its party as one of this sentiment in his various 
tbe most ideologically pure, Warsaw speeches but Mr 

ltnmtan ■ nnil tlkAHCDllJo m i I • aL — Th 1 


taring purged thonsands of Marian Orzechowslri, the Pol- 
liberal reformers after the- Foreign Mi nister, said on 
1968 Warsaw Pact invasion. Wednesday that the heads of 
However, Mr Gorbachov, ^siting foreign delegations 
the Soviet leader, seems firmly bad welcomed the 
opposed fo the idea and to Wan and would inform then respeo- 
Itafian communist delegation • Gr 

as mnch at a recent meeting. Proha Wy lVIl 
T will accept tbe H 
His view is thatthe time has ronforence orien 


What seems, to be happen- past for ideological policing — 
ing is that for the first time .in tbe catch-phrase now fa “unity 
more than five years tbe Soviet m differentiation” - and he 
bloc is beginning to have new the impression he does 
ideas about how the interna- not ^ to be away from his 
tional co mm unist movement Kremlin office for very lon g. 


should develop. _ ^ 

VMK Bul Genend Jarnzelski - 

1,1 " ith .. Mr CorbM hQT listem^ 
be en mgjng^a w orld roi^rass 

? t jL#™Ln £ supreme task. Guided by this 

Enrope.ro^uennnd.beh^ 
rabng- parties of Eastern 


Earppe. ' . . . 

Prague was keen becanse it 
would be the natural host of 


era' parties assemble shortly 
to define jointly the tipes and 
ways of the struggle for that 
great objective." ' 


Probably Mr Gorbachov MrGorbacbov meanwhile is 

w31 accept the idea of a world publicly toying trith the idea of. 

. conference orientated towsris bringing- Comecon,- the Soviet 
peace rather than ideology, trading allinwpfe doser to be~ 
Indeed, the new snarfcetmg- ing h commnnist Common 
machine of the Soviet lie Market, a mirror image of the 
managed to make^ a, recent European Community. 

Warsaw Pkctsnmmit in Bnda-- . . 

pest sound like a more disci- } 0 .*? Qt “ view , 

Shied version of a Greens’ television be acknowledged 
peace jamboree with free- there was some way to go but 
wheeling discussions of Cher- emphasized that communist 

-SSKS.- SFJ'-sassr- 

dent that the world conference “So far we have had simple 
can he staged soon but it will commodity exchange but fnr- 
not be an easy ride with parties ther economic relations will he 
such as that of Italy not shy of characterized by tbe develop^ 
raising such issues as - the ment of co-production tks< ; 
Soviet occiqiatHm of Afghani- direct' links- between coU- 
stan, (The .Italian Radical, ectives.”' 


Swansong |> 

Peking (AP) — Italian. tenor." 
Luciano Pavarotti gave a tri-^ 
umphant final performance at; 
the end of his first tour, ofv 
China yesterday before 10,000* 
people at the Great Hall of the" 
People. - ? 

Campus theft £ 

Stuttgart (Reuter) — A con-_ 
lamer of dangerous radioao- - 
tive material produced fo^ 
research has been stolen from* 
the physics department of 
Stuiigart University, Westi 
German police said. "o 

Hair raising } 

Vienna (AP). -..Gunther 
Maier's refusal to get a haircut' 1 
got him out of the Army but » 


Party partiamentarian. Signor tamer of dangerous radioac-' 
Franco Corieone, and serai tive material produced fofJ 
other Western demonstrators research has been stolen from-, 
were expelled from Poland the physics department of 
this week, taring first been Stuiigart University, Westi 
made to pay * fi®® ™ a German police said. : 

Warsaw magistrates court for # . . 

trying to stegc » demoMtro- fiaiT rSlSlt / 
tmu outside the Polish Com- ' ***& s. 

mnnist Congress^ • Vienna (AP). —..Gunther-; 
^ . • . „ . Maiers refusal io get a haircut 

IVJr Gorbachov meanwhile b m hi m 0 ut of the Army but < 

pubbdy toying with toe idea of. into jafl. He was convicted of 
bringing Onnecon, the Soviet -disobedience” and jailed for' 
trading allumcfe cfoser to be- two months, the Austria Press'i 
nog . a communist Commmi Agency reported. 

Market, a mirror image of the .r 

European Community^ Killer floods 1 

In an interview with Polish „ . 

television be acknowledged Kjnanda (AP) — Flash 
there was some way to go but "°°f“ have ^fjed 32 people in 3 
emphasized *tar commnnist a Vl *jage north-west of Kat-, 
states were changing srientifi- raan £y .™ past four days; 1 * 
rally and techiMm^cally. 311 official said. n 

commodity exchange but fur- Drug sentence ’ 
ther economic relations will be Haarlem (AP) — • A Dutcb-i 

“*,^5 jai,ed a Singapore 
ties, man for five years for trying fo " 

coU-r smuggle more, than 8fo ofo 
" heroin, into The Netherlands. 


between 


ftwas probably; only a ^ rS 

^>f ti «: l ifore Knwait P°!ti court qffitials saicl. t 

lost -its little demogacj,.at .PitAfll Ati an. . 
least' for- die time beii^. Its A rililHHiOU 1 
press tas long been one of tbe • Peking (Reuter) — The Chi-, 
.freest and .must critical inJfae^ uese .Anny-. will allow. -non-i 
Arab worid^ml tite arrival of- commisaonctf officer tanks?. 
goverosaeBi oensora iir the torThellrst time aspart of ns^ 
offices of tbe daily papers was reform programme, the New^ 


China News Agency said-j 
yesterday. ^ 

Dropped brick { 

Jakarta (Reuter) — A man in t 
East Java was fined 4,000* 
bricks for committing adul - 9 
tery with his neighbouPs wife , 9 
the EngHsh-language daily Ja -A 
karta Post said. - \ 

Ji ■ - • . 'U 




iCMCnki 








Bernard Levin 


JAnToE 


SPORTING 

DIARY 


Paula Ybuera 


Siinbh Barnes 


Hundred 


hungry 


- it, is not only .Dennis Amiss and . 
his Warwickshire supporters who. 
are disappointed by his 5 and 46 in . 
the match against Notts at Trent 
Bridge. He went in on Wednesday 
hoping this would be the game in 
which he hit his 1 00th century. 
“They don’t come to order." he . 
sighed. “Been a couple _ of 
hiccups." Perhaps the answer is to 
drink champagne from the wrong 
side of the glass: he has been 
promised 100. bottles of bubbly, 
when the -magic, moment comes, 
and it cannot come quickly: 
enough Tor ; pent. They - have ; 
‘ revised* their wsolCThe Centuri- ■ 
ons, about ‘the 20 men who have' 
scored" 100 centuries' in first-class: 

: cricket and added a "chapter, on 
‘ Amiss. A new edition is ready in 
* the warehouse requiring only 
; Amiss to do the necessary. “It’s a 
statistic that makes for certain 
. . constraints," he says. ~I think 
everyone. will be relieved when it’s 
1. done." Uxbridg&.ioday? 



can 


? Mary lebone High Street, which 
has been my village green these 


many years, and for most of them 
a- definition of unchanging perma- 
nence, has recently developed a 
very nasty attack; of the raging - 
instabilities; if many more shops 
disappear without warning. I shall 
begin to think that I am living 
round' the corner from Beau- 
champ Place, a fete I would wish 
on no man. 

This cry .of anguish has been 
wrong from me by the abrupt and 
unsuspected closure of Morris’s, 
which has long been the best 
fruiterer and greengrocer in the 
borough; I became uneasy when, a 
year or so ago, they gave up two- 
thirds of their.premises to a Rank- 
Xerox copying parlour, but they 
squeezed themselves into the 
. remaining bit with great ingenuity, 
"and their quality was undimin- 1 
ished. Then. the. other day. I went 
out to buy a pomegranate, a 
nectarine and a grape, only to find 
that they were not to be had at No 
13. not even for ready money, and 
the windows were filled with • 
announcements heralding the im- 
minent transfer of the Oxfem shop 
from across the road. 

That was the second fruit-and- 
vegetabie emporium in the High 
Street to bite the dust; Russell’s, 
which in' excellence was second 
Only to Morris’s, folded up a year 
or so earlier, and. ominously 
enough, the shop lias remained 
• deserted ever since. A -few doors 
along from.Russell’s there was an. 
attempt by some daftie to make a 
living fay selling nothing but nuts 
and chocolates, but that didn’t last 
long, and I fully expected a recent 
arrival which announced itself as 
The Pasta Place to disappear 
equally quickly, but although they 
do sell pasta, they also sell a wide 
range of other things, all delicious 
and of high quality, and they also 
offer the- -friendliest- and most • 
charming service jn the strew. (All 
the service in the street used to be 
exceptionally good, and most of 
the shops were efficient as wdL- 
Eheii fiigaces. if you. don’t mind 
nay saying sol- - 


.Horseplay 


It used not to be thought nice for 
.. Women to be competitive. But in • 
' . '.America, where "everyone is. 
';. cohi petiti ve. a tiff, between two 
•■. women jockeys' led .to'- a fight. 

! '' culminating in one having a 
■ ' tetanus' injection. Ft all began 
when Dodie Days fell offber horse 

• in a race at the Calder racecourse 
I in Miami. She blamed fellow 
■' jockey Laurie Paynter, though a 

* film showed later that a third 
\ (male) jockey was at fault. Miss 
1 Paynter insisted on an apology. 

* Miss Duys replied: “You want to 
fight, you get off that couch and 

- we'll settle this.” -The ladies at 
once joined battle, and a male 
jockey and the cleric of the scales 

. were both hurt trying, to separate 

- - -them. MissPaynter was bitten on - 
! • the arm. liatf her tetanus jab and . 

• was unable -to rate the fbflewing 
day.- Miss- Duys said: “We’ve., 
shaken hands andrt’sall behind u& 


Hobbs unhosed 


Meanwhile, Anne White, surely 
the Mrs Shilling of women’s 
tennis, was prevented from wear- 
ing another of her eccentric outfits 
at Wimbledon. Last year, she wore 
. her, much photographed white 

- body 'stocking: ^this year she 

- i^wanted to wear a' pair of white 


i ** rights bearing pale stripes m the 
* All-England dub colours of purple 


-i-and green, ben ealh. aeon ventional 
- tennisiskfruiarwas^forbidden by. 

; ' the trffidal&-Kad they forgotten • 
- - that it wasdftly fti 1929-that-BiUie- 
'■ ' Tapscou of South Africa became 
the •’ first ' woman to play at 
.■ Wimbledon without stocking^? 


round . the . comer, mind you. 
" (Round another comer is the best 
• picture fiamer "in Europe, the 
Railings Gallery.) We used to have 


with me along 


- a :vefy good cobbler right in the 
:.-middle of the High Street, bat he- 
: disappeared mysteriously . over- . 
night. We do still have a 
luggagerepairer. "though; he is very 
quick, and his prices are reason- 
able, but he is unlikely. I think, to- 
win gold cups for the friendliness 
of his demeanour. 

An excellent florist. Gains- 
borough's: a simple trattoria, the 
Alpino; three building society 
branches (Woolwich. . Leeds ' 
Permanent and Abbey National); 

. banks, boozeries, a ridiculous one- 
way system: jewellers: a Ryman’s. 
..(Ryman’s in general : are - getting 
. above, themselves; 1 suspect they 
must be dose to monopoly., None' 
of their shops now . stocks any 
sticky-tape other ; than Sdlotape^ 
which is patently riot' the best and • 
even if it were shouldn’t be the 
only kind you can buy there, and. 
they won't do unfined A4 ring- 
binder scratch-pads.) 

There are also boutiques. When 
I embarked on this exercise in * 
nostalgia. 1 paused to go and count 
them. If you don’t know the place, 
you will hardly believe it, but there 
are 19 women's clothes shops. 
(There are also four men’s — one, 
of 'them the great Martin 
Green’s — and one for- children.) • 

. Who on earth keeps them going?- ’ 
How. can there possiblyrbe enough . 
-women ip. fiyesquare miles to: buy: 
enough clothes to keep 19 drops in 
business in 'about, a hundred 
yards? (Possibly there aren’t; I' 
seem to have noticed that the 
replacement-rate is quite high.) 

Best last. The Casson Gallery 
sells the work of British craftsmen, 
in metal., precious and otherwise; . | 
in wood; in pottery; in glass; in 
stone: in everything. indeed, that- 
craftsmen take in their hands and . 


my patch 


of having assistants to pack the 
customers' goods as a checkout 
girl rings titem up, lest it should 
give the customers the quaint idea 
that .their convenience should be 
considered by the shop they are 
favouring with their custom. The 
Wimpy has gone, and 1 think I 
' shall not try its successor . the. 
Sizzling Grill, either. Woolworth’s 
has gone, too, unmourned 
We now have a second ladies' 


hairdressers; very swish and plate- 
elassed unlike the old one. which I 


Taking sides 


Most people faced with the prob- 
lem of dividing 16 teams into two 
groups would, after knitting their 
brows a while, coffl^up with two 
groups of eight However, the 16 
teams : competing for- the - ICC 


." The best— and again, the 
friendliest — general food store, 
Leon’s, left me some years ago; it 
was really a miniature super- 
market. and now the only place 
which sells food of all kinds is the 
real supermarket. Hart’s, which is 
only the old Alliance in new 
pinnies, and which wouldn't think 


glassed unlike the old one. which I 
am happy to say still survives, and 
at which many a beautiful lady has 
stopped for a titivate before 
ringing my doorbell. Francis Ed- 
wards. a most distinguished anti- 
quarian bookseller (1 once found 
there a beautiful ancient map of 
the Battle of Blenheim to -give 
Monty on his birthday) has gone, 
but has - teen, replaced by an 
astoundingiy good second-hand 
one, in Reads (a.k.a. Quinto); it is. 
so good that that jolly roadman- 
who published Driffs Guide gets 
positively hysterical about it. and I 
dare say that he will launch 
straight into poetry for his next 
edition. 

There are now four chemists: 
don't ask me how they all make a 
living. (Experts among my readers 
will realize from that item that I 
am including Thayer Street, and 
so I am. for I have never regarded 
it as anything but an extension of 
the High Street itself: a country 
cousin, perhaps.) 

We used to have a gpod butcher, 
in Druce's. but it was-lelled almost 
instantly, when .the best butcher-/ ■ 
fishmonger in London arrived, 
and set up exactly opposite; the 
new one deserves its success (it is 
almost always crowded) for the 
quality of its meal and fish, the 
professionalism of its staff and the 
romantic nature of its name: 
Wainwright and Daughter. Com- 
petition will. I suspect, do for the 


old photo-copiers, hnediaprint; it 
is cheaper than the Rank-Xerox 
(though not as cheap as that 
amazing place in Sack vi lie Street, 
which is not only the cheapest 
photocopying establishment in'.' 
London but ihe fastest and clear-' 
est as well); but the newcomers 
have much pleasanter premises 
and their machines are plainly , 
superior. 

We are well supplied with 
patisseries — three now — but one 
of them, apart from having been 
there at least as long as I have, is* 
the king of all London's coffee- 
shops: Sagne. We have even got a 
baker again* which we haven't had; 
for many years, but I do not think 
we shall ever again see a dairy. We 
used to have a real village store, 
where the proprietor would sell 
you absolutely anything, provided . 
he could remember where he had. 
put iu . he went long ago. but we 
now have a pretty dose app- 
roximation to a general store in a -, 
branch of Robert Dyas; they call- 
themselves ironmongers. I be- 
lieve. but they raong pretty well 
everything, as far as I can see. 

Not everything deteriorates, not 
even in our sinful world. We have 
only once had a new-book shop, 
and that briefly (though it was 
very good). But one of the 
newsagents has recently opened a ' 
basement bookshop, and I tiptoed 
down the stairs expecting, to. find' . 
nothing but Harold Robbins, only • 


The Movement for-the Ordination ■ 
■ of Women is not as unpleasant as 
its opponents make out. Only the 

.strident minority :di5fupts church..- 

services* yiewsthe priesthood .as it 
-jt were » career in die City, or an _ 
ecclesiastical fit Vino’s- or .threat- - 
: eits darkly dial it will.be unable to 
•control the anger of its membere it . 

their demands are not met. "• 

if ihe-nwyoriiy in the movement . 

used - tactics of bludgeoning, and . 
blackmail the opposition would 
have a case. Behind this guemlla 
vanguard, however, there is' a non-. - 
monstrous regiment of womehr 
whose chief weapons are prayer 
and what they call “silent 
.witness". Members of the worn- . 
en’s ordination movement, are 
constantly ; accused, ‘.of .“secul- 
arism". Bui most talk not of., 
“rights”, but of dedication;- they 
wish other women to be oftfeined 
because they believe it lobe-cod’s 
wHU ; or wish to : be; ordained^ 

: ihem^ves .because "they.- feel' they: 
have a vocation — that they are 
called by God but. denied by.'man,- - 
It must be galling. in such'drcum- 
stances. to be called upon by 
assorted church correspondents,' ! 
Daily Telegraph leaders and John 
Selwyn Gurnmer to exercise self- ' 
deniaL ■ 

No one should doubt the faith, 
sincerity and patience of this silent 
majority — compelled to silence, . 
: for the Church has no.autborizecf 
form pf language in which to pray . 
for. the alteration of its forms of_ 
authority. . Their Very sincerity, 
however, has dangerous-, Unplica 1 - 
• tions. • It relies upon' inward 
con v ictkm. upon-feel mg,- -m ail its; 
formtesshess. - - - • =" ' ■ 

Vocation has been described by 
a woman as an “ache* 1 to be a 
priest; less movingly, many rely 


-red to be a work of divine 
revelation, applying unequivo- 
cally to all ages. Jt was subject to 
different interpretauons,^. : _ 

. in practice, - every Christian 
dlsregards'or takes metaphorically 
certain. precepts amk examples, 
and believes in certain doemnes, 
such as the Trinity, forwfoch 
Scriptural evidence a slight-The 
Protestant, in fact* believes that 
the authorityof Scriptu ral precept 
and exampte'establisbed- the; tra- 
dition of die. Church, .buL the 

orthodoxies'' of. the Chu«3i of 
course established the canops of 
authoritative Scripnire, and guide 

our reading of them. ■ • 

. The non-believer- wilt see- only 
the self-perpetuating circularity of 
this. The -progressive wfl) j*e only 
its apparent resistance taebange. 
and its apparent demate&ber of 
the needs of the priyate individual 

(whichare labelled enfousiasm)or 
nwJt nT ffi#* nnwnt'/ which 


upon mere assertion that they 
“feel" or “know" that they are the ; 
instruments to implement God’s 
wilL The Spirit, they.; claim in 
effect, is working through them* 
Such “sincerity" is the stuff of 
religious enthusiasm. 

fn its belief that it has the power 
to see beyond and do away with 
existing forms as unnecessary and - 
restrictive, the movement {sallied 
to. those : enthusiastic, sects of. 
.secondeenjujy. Phrygiaor. 47tb; 
century EngfendThecentral issue, 
then as now,' is thai of authority. . 
And the relation between private 
and public, inward certainly and 
the established forms, the individ- 
ual and the Church, is. also a 
question of the relation between 
the present and the traditions of 
the past • 

The Protestant church did not •; 
da away with the authority of . 
tradition: it merely, elevated the., 
authority oCtherScripfiires above- 
ifie'ambdrity of iKe.Chiirch, But" 


turn into objectS of beau^ and 
. .usefulness. Jt is a wonderful place/, 
for looking, and an even more • 
wonderful place' for solving your 
present-giving problems. I have': 
never seoLTii all the mrieT have'; 
been drdppmg tri there, anything' 
u^y. meretricious, or ilWnade.' 
And what is more, when you get to 
know, as well as 1 do. the lady who 
presides, she may make you a cup 
of tea while you browse. Now you. 
never saw the like of that in' 
Asprey’s. did you? 


to be pleasantly surprised by a 
range remarkable, considering the... 
CTamped-qnanexsJbr interest and 
even sophistication; . v ‘ • /. 

~ If wecheata litlierwecdn' count. ' 
in Blagden’s. an outstanding fish-' 
monger, and Taylor’s, the only 
bespoke shoemaker for miles 
around: it was he who made me 
the magic laces for the boots I 
wore on my Hannibal trek. But 
both of these are round the comer, 
in Paddington Street; only just 


even when foe Bible was consid- 


are labelled secularism LBut tiiose 
wtioareahpnt to ^temptto depart 
from tite-oampfo^et te/puist in 
-history, and break. wifo-a;2,000- 
year tradition. ' should a): least 
consider foe extent to which both 
sincerity and present relevance 
depend, for a Christian, upon the 
wholeness ofhfeinherited Church. 

The traditional .foriniroi: the 
liturgy are. -iir ttemsehres 1 . un- 
important; yet fora Qtristiaa they 
not only broresi -:bht define, 
embody ^ and", foria his tefigious 
: feifo.Tl^ pffcr a'I'smceri^’and 
wholeness foat^fgreateffoan the 
-ntere -pensonaL--iori-foe ' merely 
present, by partidpatiraonah a a 
/of. /communal .^wpership,'; whose 

- community- is- not justjthe p^ipsh. 

. but the Communion ofSaints^and 
"whidt thensfore L sparis ^S and 
present, and .‘hopes, 

embrace tSe fiittue- '. 

- It is strange, "is foatis so 

ready to admit the rieed'for “a 
sense of opmmuniQr?* and.“com- 
munal roots” to give relevance 
and meaning to - ordinary K ves. 
that so many sBoidd^be ready to 
disregard the. notion Tjf the com- 
-’ m unal Body of foe whofe-^Githo- 
fie and Apostolic* CfemgL-ihd its 
.roots -in a fiv*ng;(and ffeadWe) 
tradition. * r :- ,--: r rV. 

- Even-foosfr who cannot bdieve 
' dial foe weU rehearsed Catholic 

arguments against the; admission 
.'of women are any more, than a 
dead letter should- root, disregard 
the force of the argumeatfoat to 
ordain women would, as things 
now stand, divide us. yet further 
from foe rest of Christendom; and 
even those v^o-have in practice 
abandoned ' -any beHef in> foe 
■ultimate uwty epjQiped b)L our 
^ped rnust -te^ Hioyed-by- the 
Reflection *foat foeir. acjibfiv will 
cause itito3efeWe"5C&isnt within 
foe Church of England rtsefC. 




© Timn NMop^an. ISM. 


Trophy (foe" competition for norn 
Test playing ericket nations) have. 


Test playing cricket nations) have, 
been split into one group of nine 
and one of seven. There is an 
innocent explanation.- the or- 
ganizers say. Theoo.mpetition was 
devised for two groups of nine, but 
Singapore and West Africa, both 
in the same group, dropped out. It 
was too late to make changes. 
Cricket’s reputation for a logical 
approach, already not over-strong 
has been dealt another body blow. 


• Winning whiff 

There’s an . occasional ^TV ad 
.... sliowinga jockey going to foe stare 
.arid -then -finding.. Botbamesque- 
: .. solace in- a rirar. It is Clive 
Champman, a former National 
Hunt jockey who rode his last 
. winner “some time in the Sixties.” 
But last week he had another — 
Magic Lord in an Arab Horse 
Racing Society meeting at Newton 
Abbot He must have got through 
a box of Corona Coronas in 
celebration. 


Reticent 


- Like' thieves in the night they 
' came, and like thieves they left. 
.The. ^United ' Stales - swimming 
nearh tiptoed- into England this 
week On foeirway to foe Goodwill: 
. Games, (between USA and USSR). 
;iri mortal terror foal London 
[might be harbouring hordes of 
[ferocious Libyans. They arrived 
With' foefr. team uniforms in their 
suitcases, in complete secrecy, and' 
once iri their hotel were not 
allowed to leave. Nor could they 
make any lelejfoone calls or tell 
anyone they were there. Their only 
trip. was to Crystal Palace for 
practice. "They then left London 
for the sanctuary of Moscow. 


i . Virginia Woolf described her 
contemporary Gertrude Bell as “a 
: masterful woman who has every- 
one under her thumb, and makes 
you fed a little inefficient.” 

Writing in The Sunday Times in 
1958, Rebecca West said she was 
“tile incarnation of foe eman- 
cipated heiress, using foe gold 
given her by the industrial revolu- 
tion to buy not privilege but foe 
opportunity for noble perform- 
ance”, adding “Charlotte Bronte 
had imagined her in Shirley.” 

Deserved though foe tributes 
and barbed asides may have been, 
when Gertrude Bell died in Bagh- 
dad at foe age of 58, on July 12, 
1926, her legacy was to torment 
foe Middle East and foe world at 
large for ever after. 

It was she who in. 1913 dashed 
off for Herbert Samuel a map of 
Palestine Prima, foe biblical re- 
gion which foe Jews claimed as 
their inheritance, without know- 
ing that within a year, in foe 
turmoil of war, foe recipient 
would present a paper to foe 
cabinet entitled “The Future of 
Palestine.” 

In 1922, as the right arm of Sir 
Percy Cox, Britain's High Comm- 
issioner in the newly mandated 
Iraq, she drew the frontiers of 
Transjordan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, 

- the Yemen and adjacent terri- 
tories, for her chief to present to 
Arab leaders at a conference at 
Ujair on the Gulf Coast. Chur- 
chill, Colonial Secretary in 1921, 


H.V.F. Winstone on the stirring life of 
Gertrude Bell, Arabist extraordinary 


A1 Khatun the 
fearless 


another lifelong friend and con- 
fidant Her intelligence reports 
were . much appreciated by 
successive secretaries of state at 
foe India, Foreign and Colonial 
offices. In a debate before the 
Balfour Declaration was pub- 
lished. Edwin Montagu, the only 
Jew then in the cabinet and the 
minister most bitterly opposed to 
foe offer of Palestine to the Jews, 
quoted- Gertrude Bell’s pro-Arab 
views to his colleagues who, 
though impressed; were not per- 
suaded. 


.-V?V '• -;w- . 

. 



Her post-war support for the 
Sharifites, foe family of Husain 


jbo Alt of Meoca; finally ensured 
that if they were not given foe 
whole ofthe Arabian peninsula, as 
they were promised during the. 
war; they would at least have’. 
Transjordan and Mesopotamia 
(renamed Iraq) in return for foe 
Arab Revolt. She and Lawrence 
propelled Churchill to that conclu- 
sion, though she warned Lawrence 
to “stop writing rot” in foe press. 
France prevented Syria from 
becoming the third of foe Hash- 
emite states and Ibn Saud took foe 


Kings ware her friends, 
TX Lawrence was her foe- 
loved boy’. Gertrude Bell, 
for whom history was a ro- 
mantic legend, drew foe 
frontiers of madh of today’s 
Middle East, never 
knowing Hat her attempts 
at recoocffialSpn would 
lead toeven greater 
rivalries and dmsfcms 


vast hinterland and the Hdaz, 
holy land of Islam, for himself 

The Foreign Office assistant 
who wrote in foe 1950s that the 
world. would be safer if Gintnide 
Beil and Lawrence had not been' 
such persuasive writers may have 
come closer to the truth than he 
could have known at the time. 
Generals and politicians ideferred 
to Gertrude throughout her career, 
sometimes to their cost' 

Ten hard-working summers in 
foe great heat of Iraq and a tribal 
rebellion against the new British- 
backed regime taxed her phys- 
ically and robbed her of the will to 
live. She died from an overdose of 
sleeping pills soon after welcom- 
ing to Bag h dad .King Faisal, the 
son of Husain, heroof Lawrence’s 
version .of the desert war. • 

- She held the stage to the end, in 
a new post as director of antiq- 
uitres, When Sir Leonard "Woolley 
began the excavation of “Ur of the 
Chaldees.” Even Arab nationalists' 
paid tribute to her dedicated work, ' 
though they often saw imperial 
bias where others saw Arab--, 
ophilia. With an irony that would 
not have teen lost on her. a kindly 
Arab gardener still puts flowers on 
her Baghdad grave against a ' 
background nimble of Iraqi and 
Iranian gunfire. ' 

A lose woman in a man's world, 
she was vehemently opposed to 
the women's suffrage movement, 
put few were willing to put to the 
test her implicit belief that in such 
matters she was the exception that 
proved foe rule. . , 

■ • © THnti Ne wip ^i n . tWS.' 


had approved ter plan in outline 
at foe Cairo Conference foe year 
before. 


•BARRY FANTON! 


U? 


As Oriental Secretary .in the 
British administration, her task 
was to reconcile foe contradictory 
promises that had been made in 
foe beat of war. When she arrived 
in Cairo with Cox and the 
Shari fian or Hashemite delegates 
to whom the largest of those 
promises was made, ste was 
delighted to find that Ch urchin's 
package, Tbrmulated in London' 
-.with the aid. of the pro-Arab 
■T£. Lawrence at one elbow ami 
the pro-Israeli Richard Mein- 
ertzhagen at the other, agreed in 
almost every detail with hers. 
Neither she nor Cox could have 
realized then that their attempts at 
reconciliation would lead to rival- 
ries and divisions far greater and 


known books. The Desert and the 
Sown and Amurath to Amurath, 

had long since commended her to 
the knowledgeable. Her letters, 
published posthumously by her 
mother, were test sellers on both, 
rides of the Atlantic in foe 1930s. 

Not until the publication of the 
war adventures of her “beloved 
boy” Lawrence, whom she first 
met at Carchemish in 1911 during 


his “archaeological" period, di 
her star begin to wane. Nowadays, 
she is likely to be c onfu sed with 
Vanessa BeO or Gertrude Stein, or 
to be regarded simply as a woman 


explorer of exceptional merit; 

In feet, she discovered no 
hidden places, nor did she make 
any notable contributions to the 
fifong-in of the “great white blot” 
of the Victorian map-makers. She 
was a fearless traveller and, in her 
youth, one of the finest of all 
women mountaineers whose jour- 
neys were paid for by a rich ami 
indulgent family of Nonb-east 
iron- masters. She came to love 
Arabia and its inhabitants, and in 
the end (by no means 
uniquely Jallowed her heart to rule 
her head. 

Her reputation rested, like 
Lawrence's, on a characteristically 
English perception oFhistbiy as a 
romantic ' legend. ■ Her . great 
contribution to foe understanding 


more persistent than any that had 
existed in foe previous four centu- 


IMD TO 

PRIVATIZED 

WATER 


■*vrsA tins dfy:speH, there's 
' probably node teff ' 


ties of Turkish rule. 

Known to foe Arabs as Al 
Khatun , “The Lady”, from her 

pre-war travels in the desert lands, 
she was until her death and for a 
decade or-more after the -most, 
famous, and respected of all- foe 
Britons who Aad devoted them- 
selves to foe explbratiraD : and 
politics of the East. Her two best- 


- of-Arafeia-aad its- people was- her 
observation, a quality doubtless 
borne in mind" by her" lifelong 
friend, David Hogarth, when he' 
called her to serve ia' the Arab 
Bureau in Cairo during the first 
year of the 1914-18 war. 

Her descriptions of Arab chiefs 
and foe events of the tribal 
territories are unsurpassed. Of 
King Abdal Aziz ion Abdur- 
rahman — or Ibn Saud as he 
preferred to be called — founder of 
modern Saudi Arabia: “A man of 
splendid physique . . , carrying 
himself with the air of one 
accustomed to command'. his. 
slow sweet smile and the contem- 
plative glance of his heavy-lidded 
eyes ... be combines wifo. his 
qualities as a soldier that grasp of 
statecraft which is yet more highly 
prized by the tribesmen ...” She 
was writing, for the benefit of the 
Foreign Office, of a man . she 
heartily disliked! 

It has teen said that her pen was 
dangerously alluring, particularly 
in terras of official report writing, 
a quality which perhaps, owed 
something to her flirtation with 
journalism in the first decarte of 
the century when she became the 
eyes and ears of The Times in 
lands stretching from Suez to the 


Tigris, under, foe newspaper’s 
foreign editor' Valentine- ChiroL 


Governments have little time to 
think. Ministers’ immediate prob- 
lems fill foe waking hours, driving, 
out. reflection or chats witirone 
another about foe future. Rresum- 
. .ably foe Tories’.' new strategy^ 
group of. senior ministers is in- 
tended to cure this occupational 
deficiency. Ideally it should shut 
itself away in a country house for a 
week and cut off foe phone. After 
three days some fresh thoughts 
might bubble up. 

A dangerous enemy of this 
government is public boredom. It 
will have been in office eight or 
perhaps nine years by the next 
election.- -Millions of new voters - 
will have spent their formative 
years of awareness of the world : 
under its aegis. They have no 
recollection of life under Labour. 
Many might te tempted , to give 
the cheery Mr Kinnock or the 
handsome, forceful Dr Owen a 
whirl. A change of government is 
superficially exciting. 

It is not sufficient for the Tories 
to remind us of their achieve-' 
merits, important though these 
are. Nor; are warnings of the havoc 
if they were undone. There must, 
be something -new. 

The National Health Service is 
in a ruL That is- why those who 
answer opinion poll questions say 
they would be willing to -pay- 
higher taxes fo improve it "and foe • 
social Services, even though they" 
mayinot really- mean it Bui more 
mooey.speru.on the NHS tends to 
go bn paying more to - swollen 
staffs without much improving 
services to foe patients. The 
solution'could be the creation of a 
special fund to finance projects of 
direct help to patients — for exam- 
ple the . purchase -of more kidney 
machines and equipment to con- 
duct eye operations to the world's 
highest standards. 

There is general unease over 
education. The school population 
goes-down. but so do educational 
standards. There is- plenty of 
money for education: it is not' , 
-organized efficiently. Kenneth I 
Baker. - the new Education Sec-.'" 
reiary. is on the' right track in 
wanting to have greater central 
government control. That might; 

■ remove some of the. anomalies 
whereby local education authori- 
ties such as foe ILEA spend more 
money per pupil than almost 
anywhere else and get some of foe 
worst examination results. 

But foe gap between private and 
public education would remain. 
The Tories believe in the ef- 
ficiency of the market place. Why 
don't they try it in education and 
give parents a real choice, perhaps 
by putting into effect ;iis voucher 
plan? That would encourage good i 
schools and destroy, foe -bad, . 

. Tte Tory strategy group shoold 


look -at every field where foe 
government is doinufent-and 
shake off foe closed thuridog on 
the welfare state of -foe last 40 
. years. It should ask- itself: suppos- 
ing all the main’ services now 
. provided by the taxpayer were to 
be started .from, ^ scratch -bow 
. would we run them? : 

Unemployment in Britain is 
' still . running' "at ' J3 pet cent 
compared with the French, West 
German and American figures of 
10, 8.6 and '7 per -cent: respec- 
tively — and our inflation cate is 
higher too. In Britain, for those in 
work, pay rises of around double 
foe rate of-infiafion makes it hard 
to be competitive both :at home 
. and abroad, .. diminishing:" the 
chances of a sharp feH hi [un- 
employment. - . 

. It wUl not be until 1990 foal the 
. yearly increase In the labour force 
win drop to around 4Q.000 ryear, 
making it easier'^ to reduce ^ un- 
employment without further gov- 
ernment action. Meanwhile, 
however unjustly, the government 
is blamed for foie contraumgTiigh 
level of unemployment. The strat- 
egy group "should develop -.more 
. ideas appealing to foe -public 
imagination along the- lines of the 
new workers scheme V gjying 
. employers [a subsidy when they 
take onunder-21;s.'_ - : V 

Most peoplc vote in thear own 
self interest, margraally diluted by 
philanthropy. Self-interest would 
. suggest that the 87- per ■cent in 
, work whose real - fncoin&r after 
allowing for inflati on, has im- 
proved, by 25 per cenf since _1 979 
should bring another Tory vicfory. 

tire^Asffi 1161 ^ re *— on ' en “ 
Nei^ Kinnock. stiff 
Militants and obsessed [be soap- 
pir« our nuclear deterrent and 
driving- out foe Americans, will 
seem less attractive. But David 
Owen is a different p ropos i tion. If 
it were thought that his Views ' 
would dominate foe Alliance and 
be would be lts leader in the ncxi 
. parliament' (but win Be be?)- there 
could be'«r moire towards 'giving 
him enough seats . to - compel a 
coalition with- the Tories (a co- 
alition with Labdur K Umfoink- 
a “®). So -the Tory strategy group 
should show -that- an Alliance 
defence policy would be no teuer 
than Labour’s because df liberal 
refusal to pi along -wifo Owen. 

Above all the strategy. 'group 
should iqject iht spring -of youth 
into foe Tory step* JusTmore of 
the same will make it look old and 
tired.. But foe same with lots of 
“d. stimulating additions 
could be effectrvei MenVberx of foe • - 
-group .should, lest their ideax on 
foe noD-politicaJ yqupg pfsfoo'r 
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.- ■ was on in 


COLD WET FEET? 


" M|n*3iiH!KaS!? P9 ,n Pferfccily fcgitimaie reasoathat 
ised in *£{■ ^S^S? 5r° m ; ^e- Prime Minister ■ wants a 
■ Thames Water^Lr^ aUS cI ear field for an early general 
\ aiway iriym thenw^i efettioiL'As a. result she.wams 

' Come Jm6 ’ neithera heav y ai ? d important 
•the :|S3Sff ^55 b,U through its pas- 

confidentlv nred?^ v ^ ^ at the moment an elecuon 
' Situmn As P ^^ t T ?* ls 10 te nor damaging 
week: 25 i 3 ? 1 P art y bickering over an issue 

- feetih the fSS^A 61 ^ on *h. e,r that is neither urgent nor 
the timetflh^ mm ° nS re ^ aUDS popular.with a large number of 

' ' TVn TkMrSi a voters. So be it 

un Thursday aftemocm.— . , 

not exactly, a publicist's Droce- A cleverer government 

dure - there was.. a . wrinen haVe made . a virtue of 


is to be called, nor damaging 
party bickering over an issue 
that is neither urgent nor 
popular.with a large number of 
voters. So be it 


fPSwer- All ihebriefing, all the 
. statements," ail the ministerial 
. confidence -were hlown. r No 
Ktplanatiob was giveiL ' 

■ . - Houra.' later Mri Nicholas 

••••■ ; was dragged to the 

- House of Commons by Oppo^ 

- stfion pressure. There with an 
jnstocratic hauteur that might 

■ have served in another age but 
wgy' appears petulant, Mr 
Rj«ey .did nothing to answer 

-' the. string of. questions his 
announcement gave rise to. 
- TJese were questions- no less 
-.about- . the- . future, of ■ Water 
supply than about the commif- 
.. mCfit of the Gdvernmebt' to its 
; chosen , programme and — 

. 'dark thought ~ iis day-to-day 
competence: . . ■' .. : 

‘ .'The • water announcement 
; - was, at* best, inepL At worst it 
: ■ was- an other, unwelcome 
' . demonsuation of the hermetic 
nature - ofGabiiiei discussions 
under. Mrs Thatcher. Cabinet, 

, apparently, disposes of the 
water issue on . Thursday 
; nioming. .Who then has the 
1 political nous to wonder ‘how 


A cleverer government 
might have made a virtue of 
.expedience. It might planted 
the idea that the beaches of 
’Blackpool, were a prime con- 
cern -and that because the 
government cares deeply for 
ihe people’s bathing rights, 
niore time needs to be ad- 
dressed to the delicate 'ques- 
tion of who’ controls effluent 
disposal. By such means the 
government could have -at the 
least have levered the news of 
postponement more gently 
into the public arena. 

" Of course Blackpool beaches 
do matter, as does the quality 
of EngUsh and Welsh drinking 
water (Scottish water is to 
remain public) when its supply 
is made a matter of private, 
profit ; THe way in which 
environmental protection has 
been treated in ihe privatiza- 
tion plan would have de- 
manded the most careful 
legislative inspection when the 
bm came to Parliament/ 

, . Postponement of privatiza- 
tion must be welcomed to the 
extent that fresh .thought will 
be- given to divorcing the 
function of water supply and 


.‘ the announcement is 'to be function of water supply and 
- made,'so as to reassure tap- effluent removal from the 
■. . turners ;as wefl ah back-bench- prosecutorial ', responsibilities 
' .ers? There seerris to . be at the - now exercised by the water 
very heart of ihe Cabinet an authorities in safeguarding the 
.; incapacity to ; make-;anowances environment The idea that a 
- "for public mood: private firm can or should be 

• It- could -be ;that water entrusted with I^al powers of 
privatization has" been ' post- ! enforcement over other firms 
pohed for the inglorious but has, always been one of the 


THE PAST BEHIND US 


. - The calrm bprdenpg.on lade 
of interest which .has greeted 
■- . thefet state visit roBritaih by. 
a poa-waF-German'President - 

- ; , 

' phmeul maf 10 the . 

current eiimate. of Anglo-Ger-. 

^ man J relatk»ns^Tr^mbdTiz^‘ ^ 
that the friction .and -outright 
hostility whichr -have - -be- 
devilled relations between our 
two. countries for much of the 
past century have been laid to 
■ rtst; dare one hope, for good. 

- It -was entirely appropriate 
. that the 7 reconciliation should 
.have- been sealed by. Richard 
^ von Weizsacker. When mayor 
: ■of 'West^ Berlin, -be 4i$tin>. 

- guished himself as a custodian^ 
pfohe delicate balance between- 

■ ' she Interests .of : the Federal 

‘ RePpbhc, qfEaropean'dofthe . 

■ / West^as'a whgle — in effat of. 

• * postrwar iealitiei; : Moreover, 

. ‘.ai. ;66. ; president 1 . von*. 

• ^ Weizsackef represents ,a mid- 
v.- jdle-. generuftoa pf Geimmts: 

7 - those who; were nor implicated 

iii-: fetise of Nazism, and the 
^ origins/ of -‘mp .war,.. but wre 
;• - 'noheihetess scanned by it " 

■ • : V Tbis.is why;the. references to 
r Germany^sr p^st in President 
? VoitTWe^sSckerisaddress- to ■' 

Pariiament lhis week were so “ 
WelTrChoseu. . Here was : a 

- r cbncjw5ive. .demonstration — 
-.7 ndtt.the .first -but sure^ the 

mostgracious and digmned >— 


that the experience of Nazism 
’ aiidthe war bad been absorbed 
'-andso pnrged by today’s West 
■ Germans.- 7 -- -. - 

;That' .the"; West -German, 
president.: could accept 
responsibility in the name of 
^hts nation for someoftfieTnost; 
Jtornbfe chapters of recent his- 
- lory and that he chose to speak 
of it as a lesson for the future 
rather than pass over h in 
silence .deserves respecL That 
acceptance is the only realistic 
foundation, for the Anglo- 
German relationship. - 
. Today, our two countries 
haye as much in common as 
they .have ever-had. We both 
have elected governments of a 
Conservative, complexion, a 
commitment to -Europe and to 
a close strategic relationship 
witii thfe United Suites. We are 
in many' respects natural part- 
ners,;not least’ within Europe: 

Here, the. expansion of the 
. Community means that Brit-, 
ainand Germahy will iiicreas- 
ingry; : find themselves 
representing: the concerns of 
the north \ European • indus- 
trialized- countries against 
those of the agricultural south. 
,ln particular, we-, have a mu- 
tual interest iff* ensuring .tiiat 
ihe- already dveiseoerous sub- 
sides under .the Common 
Agriculture i Policy, are- not 
underwritten’ indefinitely . 


Because of their, .relative 
wealth within the EEC, Britain 
and the Federal Republic 
-working in concert also have a 
potentially strong voice'within 
the Community. It has been a 
leitmotif of President; von 
Weizsacker’s statements ‘ this- 
week that -thfs voice should be 
used to strengthen the position 
of Europe in its relationship 
with the United States, and 
raise the profile of - Europe in 
the world. . 


This reflects the ideathat the 
North Atlantic alliance works 
best when the American and 
European pillars bear, an equal 
weight of. the responsibility. 
But it also conceals within 
itself, the distant hope of 
Germans (not • only in' the 
West) that the two Germanies 
might one day be united 
within the context.of a strong 
and united Europe. . 


This is an essentially Ger- 
man preoccupation which 
should not be allowed- to 
detract from , the priority of 
strengthening the integrity of 
Europe and maintaining the 
primacy of the Atlantic -alli- 
ance, It. is to' President von 
Weizsacker’s credit and’ to the 
credit of the ^hglo-German 
relationship that such con- 
' cents did not obtrude into this 
week's- state visit ■ .■ . 


.vo • 7/ ;; fourth leader 

Sttaage-news frarri Thailand; have die cameras clicking, the • 
ah'iron ore refinery 'has. been ■' offending ■ plant is put to, toe N 

l 

• SSbra. lb • i«elfi that Ts such vigorous measures are o 
terifly Uprising: Foreigners . .not fdrtis. But toere are plemy .d 
-Sn^dt^ralhsorts ofr things • of. other ways m which we can - n 
SZ,Sd count not toe demonstrate our own eager- a 
” cost of - matches. It - was -ihe ness to please the tounsts, if .N 
'•£ 5K.tJi6. JChai only by Jivmg im to. their - 1 
-mt ceo- ! expectations.; A few sugges- • » 


Sd-fof ihe rather k«5ep- . expectations.; A few sugges- 
‘SLltis nf th«f-feefiius lions may be m order. . 
r Ttel wSrt A cornpdition to design, a 
oid- head British national dress (smocks, 

s&v &Saz as s^js^nss® 
ass:.—*, swasstsss 

■■ Now if there is one thing 0 f 0 uf trains being , late. 


■ Next, a she- for the National 
Maypole must ' be ' found. Ox- 
ford Circus will do nicely,' once 
the shops have; been cleared 
out of; the way. And., the 
.demolition will' have to go 
much-farther uptoestreet. Itis 
all very well telling tourists at 
Marble Arch that this is where 
Tyburn stood, but what they 
want to see is.a row of gibbets,' 
preferably occupied. .'■ 


gbF itiaighi . 4 4 wat_ tne 

■.SpteoTAfricsuandiheEaa 


Then again, what is the 
point of having a Prime Min- 
ister called Thatcher if all the 
'roofs are covered with slate? A 
coating of .fuzz would do 
wonders for tofe slag heaps of 
the north, to say nothing of toe 
Free ' Trade Hall ' in Manches- 
ter. And a crash programme to 
equip and ..train a . hundred 
thousand extra Beefeaters and 
the : same ' number, of Chelsea" 
.pensioners would brighten up 
ourstreetsno.eiKLv 


. • Thailand has , shown the 
way, the. tourists’ word is law. 
We ’. must . not burn. ’ down 
refineries, but if our visitors 


^ -V- y/y 
i ; S »> ;1 , . %. ■ .*»"* »;? 

.r u - :f 7.V.- 


- ,-Hw if thereis W* most of our wmsbernglaa lhE ^ a ay n( 2 ing ofthe 

‘thafwe thought we 1i?d finally ^ could; ensutp. that they ah Frte - Trade Hali in Manches- 

gbc- straight .4 weie; hwer sldl thOT^.- ter. And a crash programme to 

Spies oi Afiica.and the Edsu replaced, bya newort of stage ^ J hundred 

ft Sputo. Amerg_^d . coaches. .(Anti tafipng bf thousand extra Beefeaters and 

remoter; parts. of Scaptom^. gages, «. is well knomi ftat . the same number of Cnelsea' 

resent bur brash, presen^ ftora spmespois the Nanonal pesjone would. brighien up 
They' are suppose! .i?. ",- Theatre-obstructs the view of dirsireaslI0 CTd . ; * : 
'Jamni at the thought of gjg Ben. .Is there a u* for re- 1 ... 

■ffiSrwhy. of life being toned concrete 1 ;) ■ Thsufand. has , shown the 

■Sith ati' . .avalanche - of .;Aberdeeriisa'probtem;tour- way. tte tourists’ woid is law. 

'Sw^Vibfonn and Diners. in Scotland expect to find We-.must , not tora. down 
rr.ih (ids. and no less un- the natives tucking-fn to refinenes, but if our viskor 

•febovS need to remember stcamingplatesof theirtra- «Mt^ee-pufimqve iftot- 

SfS it is the Amencans -.sporran., with their tell hooligans being sick on 

^d like iced water and the equally traditional weapon^ the pavement^it .must be 

^sS^fceer; orthe other ^ .sticking out of their arranged, .and if. Cowley, tor 

S?2Sn'ts:«bt.»be other sX the. oil installations are «« ft wtte beauty of 

^vSsnd ) incompatible with thispictnre. Oifords dreaming jpirps. it 

3vayjounaj _ ■ • ■ ■ _ , • ^ ^/ e lo g0w so will musts be removed (or vice- 

: Yei it seems toat, so fef from . -^urfb terminal and versa; of-* co^^ We even 

all. The noise of toe planes Ittve -a ^ 
• fted are.dehghtfid. .» - -makes It -toipossibte for- dispensmion:. Amilkmaidon 
ihemso delighteiin^ 1 ^ '^to be heard asking;for ggY .^rn^.mid a.Kentucky 
: aTtoe-mere rtpwjjg* 1 -” ; Erections to Windsor Castle; Fned Chicken in every pot - - 
iron ore refinery flW w 



LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 


most suspect elements in the 
water package. 

But noneofthis is new. The 
complexities of water regula- 
tion and asset tide have been 
apparent for a long time. The 
Trustee Savings Bank saga 
should surely have alerted one 
and all to toe vigilance of toe 
courts. They, not unreason- 
ably, dislike anticipation by 
public bodies of statutory 
change. Mr Baker must have 
told his colleagues of potential 
problems before he was al- 
lowed so blithely to commit 
the government to a legislative 
timetablc- 

To lose the timetable for toe 
privatization of British Air- 
ways (another announcement 
by Mr Ridley ) was mis- 
fortune. To shelve the sale of 
British Leyland was 
misjudgement Now water is 
added to the list of promised 
privatizations that will not 
occur in the immediate politi- 
cal fiiture. It starts to look not 
just that the sale of these assets 
has been bungled, but that toe 
government, having first over- 
sold toe whole enterprise, gets 
cold feet as soon as difficulties 
arise. 

. Perhaps on water the Gov- 
ernment has allowed itself to 
be bounced by the loquacious 
Mr Watts, whose original mo- 
tive was toe perfectly proper 
one of resenting toe fiscal 
.regime imposed on his man- 
agers by toe Treasury. Mr 
Watts might now politely — he 
is after all a public servant — 
be asked to maintain a period 
of silence. Meanwhile, ques- 
tions of water management 
and investment will not go 
away; Mr Ridley should be put 
on his guard that important 
decisions; with long term con- - 
sequences, should not be de- 
ferred because of uncertainty 
about water’s future which he 
has bad a hand in creating. 


Disputed risk of 
passive smoking 

From Professor Robin H ms and 
Professor Julian Peto 
Sir. Your account (June 25) of a 
then unpublished study on the risk 
of lung cancer in the non-smoking 
spouses of smokers reported Sir 
Richard Doll’s observation that 
passive smoking probably does 
cause lung cancer and asserted 
that "his verdict contradicts the 
conclusions of the latest research 
on the risks of passive smoking" 
In point of fact. Sir Richard 
went on to say that the increase in 
lung cancer risk caused by passive 
smoking is probably between 10 
per cent and 30 per cent. The 
study to which you refer suggested 
an 1 1 per cent increase in risk; and 
in the analysis restricted to lung 


Manners, materials and memorials 



cancer patients whose spouses 
were also interviewed, which may 
be more reliable, the estimated 
increase was 33 per cent Far from 
contradicting Sir Richard Doll’s 
conclusions, this study thus tends 
to confirm them. 


Your report also says that on the 
basis of these results “the institute 
of Cancer Research has concluded 
that inhaling other people's smoke 
carries no significant increase in 
risk of lung cancer" This research 
on the effects of passive smoking, 
which began in 1977. was con- 
ducted in collaboration with the 
Institute of Cancer Research but 
funded by the Tobacco Advisory 
Council, under an arrangement 
which included adequate safe- 
guards of scientific impartiality. 

Estimates of such relatively low 
risks are always uncertain, but 
both epidemiological research and 
measurements of the amount of 
smoke .inhaled suggest that the 
risk to non-smokers of developing 
lung cancer as a result of living or 
working with smokers may be of 
the order of one in 1.000. This is 
about 100 limes less than the risk 
to smokers, but it is probably 100 
times greater than the risk caused 
by asbestos in contaminated 
schools- and homes, and non- 
smokers are certainly entitled to 
ask that it be taken into account in 
considering further restrictions on 
smoking in public places. 

Some readers may not be aware 
of the technical meaning of "not 
significant”. It need not imply that 
an effect is negligible, as in normal 
usage, but that a particular survey 
included too few subjects to 
demonstrate an effect conclu- 
sively. 

Yours faithfully, 

ROBIN WEISS, Director, 

JULIAN PETO, 

1 nstitute of Cancer Research. 
Chester Beatty Laboratories^ • 
Fulham Road, SW3. -. - •; 

June 27. - - - - 


From the Secretary of ihe Council 
for the Care of Churches 
Sir. Bernard Levin's article (June 
7) and the correspondence in your 
columns about memorials in 
churchvards (June 26. July 1. 3) 
could riot be more timely or more 
imponanL One could argue that 
in contemporary England, we get 
the memorials we deserve: and it 
certainly is unrealistic to expect, 
without education and effort, a 
higher standard of design in the 
churchyard and the cemetery than 
in other aspects of life. 

In particular, it is idle to blame 
the “regulations". So far as con- 
secrated Anglican churchyards are 
concerned, the ultimate arbiter as 
to what is or is not allowable 
belongs to the diocesan chan- 
cellor, advised by his diocesan 
advisory committee for die care of 
churches. The “regulations” for 
which “guidelines" would be a 
better word, indicate what an 
incumbent may allow at his own 
discretion without recourse to the 
chancellor and it is inadvisable for 
' him to go beyond these limits. 

It is often forgotten by those 
who seek to erect memorials (and I 
have been in this position myself) 
that while it may be for them a 
private act. carried out at a 
particularly vulnerable moment, it 
is carried out in a prominently 
public place and it is only reason- 
able that a churchyard memorial 
should seek to respect the genius 
loci. This means congruent 
materials (and where in England is 
polished granite a congruent ma- 
terial?), good design and fine 
craftsmanship. • 

England is teeming with artistic 
talent and, in particular, with good 
letter cutters and well trained 
sculptors. It is a tragedy that 
incumbents and others do not take 


more trouble to inform the be- 
reaved about what is possible. 

In addition, people often take- 
decisions about memorials loo 
early in .the process of .grieving. A 


JULY 5 1934 


simple. guideline would be for 
memorials not to be allowed. 


memorials not to be allowed, 
other than in exceptional cases, 
until a year has elapsed from the 
time of’buriaL 

The Crafts Council and the. 
Council for the Care of punches 
maintain, registers of ariists and 
craftsmen and many diocesan 
advisory committees maintain 
their own- lists of people who can 
carry out first-rate work. Many of 
them may be members of the 
National Association of Master 
Masons, who are. themselves try- 
ing to raise standards. 

There is one more problem and 
it is becoming- one of heroic ., 
proportions. All over England 
there are minor masterpieces of, 
the craftsman's art, of the 1 7th. 

1 8th and 19th century, in church* 
yards falling- into irreversible 
decay when the expenditure of 
quite modest sums of money . 
would prolong their life for the 
foreseeable future. 

At Painswick in Gloucester- 
shire, described by Alec Oifton- 
T ay I or as “the most beautiful 
churchyard in England”, they 
have appointed a guardian of the 
monuments and are developing a 
positive policy of care and 
conservation- This needs urgent 
consideration in countless other 
parishes, or it will be too late to 
save an important -and: repre- 
sentative aspect of out national' 
artistic heritage.. - . i : 
Yours sincerely, 

PETER BURMAN, Secretary, 

The Council for the Care of 
Churches, 

83 London Wall, EC2. ' 

July 2. 


Cricket decline 


From Dr H. C. Tomlinson . 

Sir, Perhaps schools cricket is in 
greater danger than even Messrs 
Green (June 24) and Kirch (June 
28) realise. 


Proposals for altering present 
term dates for senior schools in 
the independent sector have just 
been drafted to allow for the re- 
scheduling of GCSE and A-leveJ 
examinations in 1988. when there 
will be a common timetable for all 
exam boards and June will be- 
come the exam month. 


This will inevitably result in a 
reduction in both the number of 
schools fixtures played in that 
month (about half of this school's 
external matches,, .for example, 
_ occur in June) and the number of 
boys free for mjer-schools crickeL- 
The time available for iniemal 


cricket practices, moreover, will 
also inevitably be curtailed. 

Further, the restructuring of the 
summer. term, which from 1988 
will begin in mid (rather than late)- 
April and end in late June (rather 
. than mid-July), and toe. increased - 
. likelihood of A-level candidates 
leaving school early, immediately, 
their • -exams have finished. wilL 
mean -that July will be lost for- 
schools crickeL . That will leave 
less than six weeks in April and 
May and, if recent summers are 
anything to go by, in practice 
about 10 fine days for cricket in 
those weeks. 

May I. make a plea for schools 
cricket to be played in September 
and early October? 

Yoprs faithfully. 

HOWARD TOMLINSON, : _ 

■ UpeolV.- - 

WctUjpgMMi College^' . . .. - . T. 

Crowtoome. Berkshire. 


Collecting VAT 


From the Chairman of the Board 
of Customs and Excise- 
Sir , Richard Ratten suggests (July 
!) that in future businesses will 
have less time in which to submit 
their vaT returns than they do 
now. This is not so. 


The due date for submission of 
returns remains one month after 
toe end of the accounting period 
concerned and this will not be 
altered when toe default surcharge 
on_ persistency late payments 
comes into operation. Moreover, 
toe law specifically relates . the 
“due dare” to the date of receipt of 
toe return by the Department, 
which, will be recorded. The input 
of information to our computer is 
quite irrelevant 

Nor is it correct to say that a 
taxpayer will not know if his 
returns are received late. If this 
happens twice in any 12-month 
■ period, he will have clear warning 
that a further default could lead to 
surcharge. If postal delays are of a 
kind- - which could not reasonably 
have been allowed for, the law 
provides that the resultant default 
does not count for surcharge 
purposes. 

Mr Platten also refers to prob- 
lems with toe timely receipt of 
suppliers’ invoices. He may tike to 
know that toe recent White Paper, 
Building businesses ...not bar- 
r/'fw, included a proposed review 
“cash accounting” where VAT 
would be claimed and paid on a 
cash basis, rather than on toe basis 
of. invoices to be completed by 
mid- 1987.-. . 

Yours faithfully, 

A.M. FRASER. Chairman, 

The 'Board of HM Customs and 
Excise, - 

King's Beam House: 

Marie. Lane,- EC3. 

Julyi.- 


S Africa crisis 

From Mr J. Me Bruce Lockhart 

- Sir, In all the current talk about 
South “ Africa there are some 
important factors that are hardly 
ever mentioned, perhaps because 
they are uncomfortable. Here are 
five of them; 

1. The record of most independent 
black governments in Africa is one 
of corruption, inefficiency and 
violence. Not a single democracy 
has survived. Is there any reason 
io think a black South African 
-government would bo any dif- 

. No Commonwealth country 
would lift a finger to help Britain u 
it were not in its own interests. 
Britain should similarly ignore 
any political pressure from toe 
Commonwealth. Should this re- 
sult in toe break-up of toe 
Commonwealth, no one should 
weep. It might well lead to a 
healthier relationship between 
Britain and the individual mem- 
bers of the Commonwealth. This 
is central to the debate on sanc- 
tions on South Africa. It is rarely 
debated. 


3. BBCTeJevisiop has consistently 
tried to build up toe image of the . 


ANC (African National Congress) 
and of Bishop Tutu, fa contrast, 
toe strength of tribalism, and the 
ability and stature of Chief 
Butoelezi, two major factors in 
South African politics, are rarely 
mentioned. 


4. The South African problem is 
not a moral problem. It is all about 
power — power inside South. 
Africa, and power inside, the 
backyard of those involved out- 
side South Africa. The politicians 
and the media confuse toe Issue. 

51' The .Soviets arm and train ANC ■ 
terrorists. They have a large degree 
of influence over toe -policies of 
toe ANC because of the number of . 
key jobs on toe ANC executive 
committee held by members ofthe 
South African Communist Party. 
Heavy economic sanctions against 
South Africa would suit the Sovi- 
ets very well We hear little about 

Yours, - - . 

JOHN BRUCE LOCKHART, 

The Reform Club. 

PallMalLSWL . 


Samuel Palmer echo 

From Mr Raymond Lister 
Sir. May I comment on two points 
raised by . the President of the 
Royal Society of Painters in 
Water-Colours in his letter pub- 
lished today (June 28). 

He states that Palmer’s political 
pamphlet is “now lost". In fact a 
copy was recently discovered by 
Mr Michael Collinge in the Maid- 
stone Public Record Office. It is 
reprinted iri fan, . with a .com- 
mentary by Mr David Bindmatu 
in Btbke.,an Illustrated Quarterly; 
,FalL 1985. ■. . 

. He states also that Palmer 
returned to London 'because of 
contemporary agricultural unrest 
Whilst this may have been a feeler 
in mak|ng tip his mind tojeave 
Shoreham, the main reason was 
his.-engagemetii to John Linneirs 
daughter. Hannah. Hts income 
was inadequate to support. a wife, 
and it was only by returning to 
London that .he could hope to 
increase tins, by finding an ade- 
quate market for sa!es:of his work 
arid by building up a practice as an 
art teacher. '. 

Yours faithfully, 

RAYMOND LISTER, ' . 
Windmill House, ' " 
Lintoru Carnbritfee: • r - 

June-28.----- • 


Thebramdrain 

From Mr A M. Davies 
Sir, According to yoqr correspon- 
dent Professor James Manor 
(June 21) ; wito jus exerting stories 
of brilliant, scholars poached by 
American administrators, .“toe 
British^ Government must in- 
crease its support of the 
universities”. That Sir, is not 
wharis required What is required 
is that British universities should 
regain their -independence and 
self-respect. . 

There are many ways in which 
universities could do much more 
to help themselves: by raising 
funds, from former members, from 
charities and from business; by 
encouraging em ployers to sponsor 
students; and by gradually moving 
towards charging, more or less 
economic foes for most students. 

With increased wealth univer- 
sities would be able to offer 
scholarships to a certain number 
of students, while others would be 
able to look for support not only to 
central and local government 
(which would doubtless be willing 
to continue some funding at a 
modest level) but also to parents, 
potential, employers and toe 
banks. . 


A limited amount of jpeudent 
borrowing would surely seem lo 
many Students a good investment. . 
It is absurd that — as happens now. 
— the State should decide how 


S people are to have the 
ts of higher education, il 


benefits of higher education, if 
those who want them are willing 
to pay for them. 

Independence for the univer- 
sities would also transform toe 
situation for academic salaries. 
Universities would be able — and 
indeed obliged — to pay whatever 
salaries would be needed (likely to 
be much higher than at present) 

. and new colleges would be estab- 
lished to meet toe. demand for. 
some subjects and courses. .The 
balance between - teaching and 
research would be clarified. ■ " 

The uhiveisities have only 
themselves, to Name if they are 
now being bound hand and foot by 
the State because they are afraid to 
take responsibility for themselves. 
Yourjetc. 

A. M. DAVIES. 

Royal Holloway and Bedford 
New College. 

Egham Hill. 

Egham, . 

Surrey. 

June 21. 


7Did George Mallory 'and Andrew 

Irvine reach the summit of 
Everest in 3924? Over 60 years : 
later the question is still raised, 
stiD remains unanswered, arid 
indeed, is probably unanswerable. 

Noel Odell, the expedition.^ 
geologist, relates the dramatic 
story of the last sighting of the tu >0 
men. Space does not permit the 
account of his tremendous feat, 

. during which for two hours he 
searched forhis companions, arid 
. in which, without oxygen, he 
' climbed to 27,500 ft Professor 
Odell, now in his 96th year, lives 
in Cambridge. 


EVEREST 

’ 1924 


THE LAST CLIMB. 


; MRODELL’S STORY. > 

I Mr, OdeD’s stoiy of toe final ^ 
attempt on Everest - and victory? i 
— is as follows:- 

... On June 6, following an ■ 
early breakfast of fried sard in e s . 5 
joyfully acclaimed and moderately " 
partaken o£ Mallory and Irvine left. * 
the North Col Camp for Camp V. - 
(25J)00ft.). accompanied by five t 
porters, with provisions and- re- t 
serve oxygen cylinders. Using oxy- g 
gen, they had already . ascended P 
from Camp IQ, 2.000ft. below, in. 
2^ ’.hours. They wenr highly:, 
pleased with -their performance, a 
which seemed to augur well/or the p 
final -a ttemp t • rin -the mountain, if 
The next day they ascended toj. 
Camp VI (2:7£Gbft.), which 'had® 
been established by- Norton and 
Somervell jn a ‘record’chmb three 
days previously. The same day 1^ 
ascended to the supporting Camp-: 
No-V ... ,P 

"At early morning of June 8 it ” 
was dear and not unduly cold at' 
snch an altitude. The two porters I f 
bad brought with me to Coup Vo 
complained of sickness and head-e 
ache, and : altogsther I was notg 
unthankful for an excuse to sends 
them down, to Camp IV.- at ' the _ 
North CoL for. ^especially wished} 
to be fru during aii asceht_l was to . 
make for as wide a geological j 
survey of. the mountain face be-_ 
tween Camps V, ' and = VL' as._ 
possible. Soon after I had started? 
on my task banks of cloud began to^ 
form, which periodically immersed 
one in gloom, but the wind 
remained quite light for such an 
exposed ridge. Now and then there, 
would be an accompaniment of 
sleet and light snow. I could see 
above me frequently during theses 
squalls that there was, a gkrw oft. 
tight, indicating dearness- .at a^ 
bUd»r.^itato4fe; anti, hppftd: that!. 
Mallory and Irvine were above the 1 - 
mist- 

“At .12^0, just after I had- 
emerged.in a state j>f jubilation at 
finding toe first definite fossils on B 
Everest, there was a sudden dear-" 
jmg of toe atmosphere, -ami the- 
entire summit, ridge, and final- 
peak of Everest were unveiled. My 
eyes became fixed on one tiny black?” 
spot silhouetted on a amal^ 
snowerest beneath a rock-step in 
toe ridge, and toe black spot> 
moved. Another black spot became 
apparent and moved up-toe snow 31 
to join the otoer on the crest. The 
first - then-, approached the- great H 
rock -step and shortly- emerged at 
toe top; toe second did - tikewis&x 
Then the whole -fascinating, vision 
vanished, enveloped m dbud one* 11 
more.. - ' . . ; 

“There was but one explanation.^ 
If was Mallory and his companion 
moving, as I could see even at that” 
great distance, with considerahlea 
alacrity, T MKidng A n^vl^jf that 
they had none too many hours oP 
daylight to-raach toe summit from*, 
toeir present position and return to 
Camp VL at nightfall. The place on> 
the ridge mentioned is a pronrinetit 
rockstep at a very short distance’ 1 

from toe base of the final pyramidn 

and if was remar k able that they 
were so -late in reaching this place 
According to Malloiy’b scheduled 


hours -earlier if they - had. starter 
from the high camp as anticipate*^ 
That they had encountered baio 
conditions and snow-covered-rockg: 
and other obstacles was likely. 
However, in my opinion, from the” 
position in which they were last- 
seen, they ahould have reached tot 
summit at 4 pun, at latest, unlesf' 
some . unforeseen .and. particular!^ 
difficult obstacle presented itsdi 
on the final pyramid. This 
to be very unlikely, for we -hac 
scrutinized the last slopes wit)? 
telescopes and binoculars andhacn 
seen that tetonically the climbtzu 
was easy. Perhaps, toe two : mow° 
likely explanations, of their jfaftan- 
to return. were la, fail or ibphitity tc 
reach camp before darkness tot mr 
I rather .incline to the. latter yies^ 
and consider it very probable thal 
they sheltered in some rock rarer* 


followed, due to the excessive ebb^ 
at those altitudes .. . 

“Has Everest been cHmbedv 
Colonel Norton has referred to this' 
question. It wiQ ever be a mysteip 
Considering all toe circumstance! 
and the position- they had reached 
on the mountain, I personally mi 3 
of Opinion that Matibiy and frvinv 
must have reached the. summit . . 




H 


Judges and politics 

From Mr John. Kentleton 
Sir, Norman Podhoretz’s distinc- 
tion between judicial activism (or 
judicial usurpation when; he 
particularly dislikes it) and ju- 
• dirial respect for the Constitution 
under the peijorative -heading 
. “When judges seize the law” (July 
I)' begs the question: namely, 
should the Supreme Court inter- 
pret the letter of the spirit ofthe 
Consti lotion? And since it cannot 
interpret in a vacuum, it must 
have regard for time, place and, 
indeed, occasion. 


The assumption that, the 
-Constitution has an inviolate and 
literal integrity was surely laid to 
• rest, if it was ever believed, bjr 
Justice" John Marshall Harlan’s' 


Cafrdkf admission that^if we don't 
like an act of Congress we don’t 
have much trouUe to find grounds 
for declaring it unconstitutional.* 4 . 

Antonin Scalas’s nomination is 
to be welcomed inasmuch" as it 
reflect a. period when conser- 
vatism is in' the- ascendant, as 
previous appointments reflected 
other viewpoints. The mixture of 
talents, ideologies and generations 
provides thal creative tension 
which ensures that the court will 
be what it has always, been, a 
varied collection of political 
judges. 

Yours faithfully. 

JOHN KENTlETON, - : - 
The University ofLiverpool, ■ 
D ep artme nt of History; ■ - 
8 Abertromby Square, : 

PO Box 447. Liverpool:-' - 


Open to view " 

Front Mr Roger Musgrove 
Sir. The keeper of a souvenir she? 
irfRsa.was.eypn more acute the 
the continental boatman ^ wl 
could - see Mr George Balt 
Englishtiess “written alToverhin 
(July.2). : • r 

Wearing .an Italian suit ar 
sunglasses, a Swiss, shin. Freno 
tie and tanned form toe Versiljf 
sun.' I pushed through, the cosmr 
pdiian crowd ancL-wi thorn sayti, 
a woid, presented my -choice i 
. postcards. ’ 

Instantly he responded: “S 
hundred lire, pfease”. ’ . 
Y-ours very truly./ ■ 

ROGER MUSGRAVE. ’ 

208 Somerset Road, SW5 9. . 

July 2. 1 



THE TIMES SATURDAY JULY 5 WM 


THE ARTS 


Television 

‘‘Touch confirms (be reality of 

OOT world" intoned Denis 
Qvilley with resonant serious* 
! ness during the narration of 
The Healing Arts (BBC2). 
Last night's documentary, the 
first of nine, gave ns healing 
; bands: pressing, stroking, 
2 '■ massaging, poking, yanking or 
pummelling or just laying on a 
1 - body to make the hurt go 
7 * away. 

l No" doubt " such practices 
~ hare done moch good to many, 
i Certainly, they have done 
ondt less harm than some of 
the more inopportune inter- 
~ vcntions of established medi- 
- c ' cine. Unfortunately, the 
programme only confirmed the 
view that, whatever those with 

■ the healing touch come to 
' grips with, it is not always the 
. reality of our world. 

The limits of television were 
partly to blame. What flickers 
acros s the small screen passes 
muster for reality for most of 
ns. except of course when we 
- want to smell the world or 

■ loach it. The conventional 
. medical mits of Your life in 

7 hdr Hands can be seen to be 

■ doing Some good as they slit 
open their patients. All yon 

■ saw with last night's hands 
was a lot of pressing, stroking 
and so on, which at best is 
comical or titillating, and at 
worst boring. There was little 
enough titfllation provided by 
last night's pliant flesh but 
Some comedy, particularly 
when the portly figure of the 
finned Irish farmer booesetter, 
Danny O'Neil, was seen strag- 
gling to pot his: patients back 
into shape. 

- . Deprived of the means to 
make us feel the benefits of 
their art the healers were 
forced to describe them. They 
foand manipulating words, 
however, more difficult than 
bodies. There was much bab- 
ble about energy fields and eco 
systems which the commen- 
tary failed to unravel. Even the 
massaging gentlemen’s barber 
sounded like a Californian 
. ,-gariL A cranial oeseopath, not 
content with a : colleague's 
explanation: about their bands 
:aaa the patient's bodies "just 
getting on with ft". launched 
Into a L mind-bending analysis. 
A: faith healer, however, was 
■more modest: M It's ever so 
difficult to explain what 
happens." Unlike another 
raagica] layer on of hands. 
Diego Maradona, didn't be 
even talk of a divine touch 
helping him to achieve bis 
goal- 

.. Andrew Hislop 


Theatre 



Master and mistress of farce: Gabriella Drake and Michael Dennison 


Rock 


Snappy girls dressed to kill 


The Bangles 
Town & Country 
Club 

the Bangles' first hit single 
was lopping the charts before 
most people had time to 
realize that they are four 
attractive girls whose willing- 
ness to dress up and pose for 
the camera makes them ideal 
dream-fodder for the Madon- 
na generation - an audience 
more interested in where its 
pop stars shop for clothes than 
in their views on American 
foreign policy. 

So irresistible that it would 
have been a hit in the hands of 
four singing Cabinet minis- 
ters. "Manic Monday” was 
followed by Different Light , an 
album crammed with jangling 
guitars, snappy tunes and 
delirious California voices, 
bringing modem production 
techniques to bear on struc- 
tures and textures echoing 


back to the Byrds, the Beatles 
and — in the wide, sunny 
harmonies — the Mamas and 
the Papas. 

After watching their perfor- 
mance in Kentish Town on 
Thursday night, though, it 
seemed pertinent to wonder 
how much of the Bangles' 
success is due to the shrewd- 
ness of their record producer, 
David Kahne. Their heavy- 
handed and literal-minded 
performance, strong on the 
kind of head-tossing poses 
long favoured by the dullest 
sort of male rock musician, 
hardly confirmed the qualities 
of sensitivity and imagination 
shown in the original selection 
and arrangement of such fine 
songs as "Manic Monday” 
(written by Prince). Kimber- 
ley Rew's thoughtful "Goin' 
Down to Liverpool". Jules 
Shear's poignant “If She Knew 
What She Wants” and Liam 
Sternberg's wacky “Walk Like 
an Egyptian”. 

Susanna Hoffs, whose dark 


Fine gaggle of gags 


Court in the Act 
Royal Interchange 
Manchester 

From Pinero to Brighouse, the 
Royal Exchange Company 
have made several successful 
gambles on long-forgotten 
farces, and in this — their 
second flutter on the Parisian 
duo of Hennequin and Veber 
— they have again struck 
lucky. 

The authors, contemporar- 
ies and some time collabora- 
tors with Feydeau, have all the 
classic Right Bank equipment: 
absolute confidence in social 
stereotype, and the ability to 
extract endless running gags 
from the minimum of materi- 
al. like streamers pouring 
from a conjuror’s sleeve. They 
also have the nerve to bend 
some boulevard rules without 
any loss in comic eneigy. 

As thumped home in 
Bra ham Murray and Robert 
Cogo-Fawcett's title. Court in 
the Act (Alias La Presjdente) 
unveils hypocrisy in the legal 
profession: employing the 
well-worn device of a luscious- 
ly availabe operetta star who 
camps out in the house of a 
provincial magistrate, 
Tricointe. and proceeds to 
ensnare every member of the 
bench who crosses ber path. 


eyes, dangerous pout and fan- 
cifully sexy costumes match 
her sultry voice in the kind of 
formula that once made Fleet- 
wood Mac's Stevie Nicks so 
potent, is an equally obvious 
candidate for a successful solo 
career one day. On this occa- 
sion I preferred Michael 
Steele’s less coquettish deliv- 
ery of .Alex Chilton’s “Septem- 
ber Gurls", and the way the 
enthusiasm of the sisters Vicki 
and Debbi Peterson, lead gui- 
tarist and drummer respec- 
tively. drove the group's 
exuberantly noisy version of 
Arthur Lee's “7 and 7 Is”. 

It was a bit depressing, 
though, to find them perform- 
ing a largely pre-recorded 
version of “Walk Like an 
Egyptian", at which point they 
assumed the cartoon-like 
quality of the all-girl group in 
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls , 
Russ Meyer's classic send-up 
of the Hollywood music 
business. 

Richard Williams j 


I'm Not 
Rappaport 
Apollo 

Big cities exacerbate the every- 
day tribulations of the aged: 
the pace and noise and vio- 
lence of other people's lives 
remind them aJl too nearly 
that they are approaching the 
end of their own. 

In self-defence they make 
for the open spaces where, 
inevitably, they fall in with 
other displaced persons of a 
similar age and. inadvertently, 
provide material for the park 
bench school of playwriting. 

The American dramatist 
Herb Gardner has set his 
folksy urban comedy in New 
York’s Central ParicThe two 
old codgers whose discourse 
we are invited to witness are 
Nat (Paul Scofield, disguised 
by a beret, a goatee and wire- 
frame spectacles and equipped 
with a walking stick) and 
Midge (Howard Rollins, in 


ft goes without saying that- 
each of these pillars of die 
community is quaking In their 
elasticated boots at the danger 
of professional ruin: and that' 
the Minister of Justice, who 
arrives in the course of pursu- 
ing a moral purge of the 
magis£rature*-is-ihe first to be 
gobbled up by La Gobette. 

To the force’s natural de- 
ments. the authors craftily add 
some artificial extras — nota- 
bly burdening Tricointe with a 
daughter who only speaks 
English, and an ex-housemaid 
wire with an obsession for 
brass polishing. In due course; 
these seeds sprout on the 
grand scale: turning brass 
polishing into a refined sexual 
perversion, and stranding the 
daughter and her lover be- . 
tween a beefy bilingual cop 
who throws himself into the 
task of translating the protests 
of an outraged virgin. 

True to the Paris style, the 
cpmedy nowhere depends on 
embarrassment There is pan- 
ic. frustration, and apoplectic 
chagrin. But anyone who finds 
himself in a compromising 
position is a cue for him to 
attack. Gobette and Tricointe 
may be caught m the bedroom 
by the minister but instead of 
cowering in cupboards (the 
British tactic) Gobette sails on 
in the role of the wife and 
proceeds to play the high 

thrift-store clothing, impene- . 
trably opaque spectacles and 
soft cap). 

Midge is the janitor of a 
nearby apartment block, 
whose long service is jeopar- 
dized by enfeebled eyesight: 
Nat is simply anyone he 
chooses to be at the time - a 
Cuban spy. for instance, or a 
"Dr Engels". 

Nat's idea of amusement 
consists of creating minor 
havoc through his random 
impostures. Even his married 
daughter, who has betrayed 
her socialist upbringing by 
adopting the “colour-sup” life . 
in Great Neck, fells for his 
nonsense. He is. in other 
words, that character so be- 
loved of American main- 
stream comedy, the naughty 
old prankster. 

The only credible constant 
in Nat's characterseeras to be 
his conviction, unshaken after 
more than half a century, that 
American society is rotten to 
the core — and no' more so 
.than in the Big Apple. 


- bourgeois -hostess -far more- 
effectively than the legitimate 
brass-polishing absentee. 

A modern . writer might 
have treated this as~a. superb 
pretext for class revenge. That . 
does not happen here. Goberte 
acts her part white knowing 
-her place: buL-un like Jhe run , 
of fersican temptresses, tile 
also ccrnsumates her attach- 
ments. thus forcing the plot of 
the dreary impasse of. sexual 
taboo. 

Opening in a brass- 
crammed living room and 
ending in a white art nouveau 
hotel. Stephen Doncaster’s de- 
sign at once rdfects the play’s 
comic excess and its thorough- 
bred precision. For most of 
the way Mr Murray's produc- 
. tion likewise combines attack 
and poise. Michael Denison's 
Tricointe, is too ready to pfay 
-the -victim: this stem moral 
guardian should not so obvf- 
ously start out on the receiving 
end. Otherwise. Lee Monta- 
gue. as the minister, runs a 
fine gamut from oily high- 
status rhetoric to moans of 
inarticulate derangements: 
and GabrieUt Drake's Gobette 
is a commanding Odalisque, 
voluptuous as a canned apri- 
cot. and never more armour- 
plated than' when stripped 
down to her corset. . 

Irving Wardle 

Accordingly, he is willing to 
use his ihriaincal talents in the 
service' of others. AVBep the 
jogging yuppy who is head of 
the tenants' * committee in 
Midge's block arrives to spell 
out the janitor's forthcoming 
enforced retirement, Nat 
poses as the latter's lawyer and 
threatens the former' with the 
full panoply of unionized 
wrath. 

Against the menace of a 
knife-wielding young thug 
whose business it is to walk 
old people home in return for 
a consideration, he has. how- 
ever. no answer. • 

'■ Da hie! 'Sullivan's', produc- 
tion -elicits a finely- hotted 
double-aici from the two prin- 
cipals.' with Mr Scofield’s 
tremulous slyness well com- 
plemented by Mr Rollins's 
bridling dignity. But the mi- 
nor characters have been 
bought in from stock and one 
can see most, of the jokes 
coming a furlong off. ■* 



Why is It, j &skjnyti^that1 
enjoyed the -penbrmaqce of 
Gtselte by • Dsac^Theatfo-of 
Hartem last. night better than . 
any of those 1 have seta from 
the Royal Buffet this season? 

The explanation -lira - not 
only: in the added interest 
which the Harlem production 
incurs by transporting ..the 
ballet’s action tea new setting, 
the Bayou country of.nine- 
tecnth-century Louisiana, 
forcing us to consider plot and 
characters more closely. 

The production's- intrinsic 
quality derives from the feet 
that it has a dear underlying 
cohcepL'Tbat" vdis trite also of 
Peter Wilghi's reading whin 
he first staged’ if at' Stuttgart 
^and-Covent- Garden .two de- 
cades ago, but frequent minor 
changes seem to have eroded 
that once clear view. 

. The Harlem treatment, on 
the other band, imagined by 
Arthur Mitchell many years 
ago and developed by. him in, 
association with the designer 
Carl MicheL has held firmly to 
the vision of particular duwie- 
ters itfa particular context . • 

. They are aided by sensitive 
staging of the traditiond.cfeo- 
redgtaphy by Frederic Frank- 
lin, an. Englishman wftOte 
knowledge off itiadrpon." has 
been ihoreMghly neglected by 
.English: companies: Although 

the unhttributed orchestration 

of Adam's score is flamboy- 
ant it B at .least, coJourfufiy 
theatrical . 

To these virttas 'are, added 
two. beautiful performa nc es in 
the leading rotes. Virginia 
.Johnson and Eddie Sfidhnah 
act GiseBe and Albert w\ih 
.absolute conviction . and. a 
complete fapport of spirit, 
-lighting tip. tjte balfet : by the 
radiance ot her dancing -mid 

the buoyancy Qfftjs.- i -■* . 

: • V tffitiody wduld sqggpti.’that 
* the reat of thh Harlem can are; 
in any. absolute sense, renter 
dancers than those, of the 
Royal Ballet (although ojte or 
two. notably Joseph Cipolja, 
hold their bwn);bfit iffey&mce 
as if they all care about ifeir 
performanceS much . mote 
than one .usually . sees . 'at 
COvfeni Garden. - 


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The Forbidden 
Library 

Hobart and Maclean 

Last year, the final show in 
Jamie Maclean's gallery at 35 
St George's Street before it 
passed into other hands was 
Forbidden Images, a first re- 
spectable gallery exploration 
in this country of the riches, 
artistic and otherwise, of the 
intriguing half-world of “un- 
der-plain -cover”. Despite 
(and no doubt partly because 
of) the discreet window-dis- 
play and the notices warning 
that those who ventured with- 
in might be offended, the show 
was a great success, and 
contained a surprising amount 
of real -art as well as a lot of 
good, not-too-clean fun. 

This year the same dealer, 
in partnership with Timothy 
Hobart, is back in the same 
premises, now the showrooms 
of Peter Biddulph. the dealer 
in historic musical instru-- 
ments. with a follow-up show. 
The Forbidden Library, until 
July 13. 

This time the emphasis is 
on book illustration. There are 
other things too: detached 
prints not precisely related to 
any literary or para-literary 
text, the odd drawing like 
Mucha's for a Sarah Bern- 
hardt poster or (odder) some 
bold excursions by Cocteau 
and Berard into the mate 


. brothels of Paris and Mar- 
seilles, and some jolly and 
fancifully acrobatic litho- 
graphs from the famous series 
after the Beidermeier court 
artist Peter FendL 
Other works will be familiar 
to those au hit with scholarly 
American facsimiles,- which 
include in recent years the 
erotic sketchbook of the Hun- 
garian Mihaly von Zichy and 
the bitterly satirical etchings 
of the -Belgian Martin van 
Made. Not to mention, in a 
more popular format, the 
numerous "amorous 
illustrations'* of the Marquis 
von Bayros, working often 
under the pseudonym ofChoi- 
sy le Conin. but quite unable 
thereby to disguise his unique 
virtuosity with pen and ink, 
almost a match for his con- 
temporary Beardsley, who 
here turns up with his long- 
banned illustration for 
Lysistrata. ■ 

But all these are non- 
French. and it is in the Paris- 
published that the main body 
of the exhibition is to be 
found. From the ISih century 
on. the French seem to have 
been bent on produdng books 
which will uphold their highly 
profitable reputation for sexu- 
al sophistication. Not all the 
series of illustrations drawn 
upon can be qualified as high 
art. but it is amazing how 
consistently we find great 
technical competence and 
gleefully extrovert invention 


W '([‘Ilf’ N 

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From Wylie prifriaqtere (1933) by_ Rojan 

whieff should ’certainly lake - ' ' rarities: it vroiAdfreTnieresting 
the curse of moral disapproba^ v ; to know mo re ofRojao. whose 
lion off ail but a very few. Idylle printanidrehas a certain 
The mart: of pornography, delicate, romantic quality as 
surely, is that jt lacks i magma- well as n n <|<3t a li' frankness,. or 
lion and relies entirely on Vivant-Denaft, whose- late 
pushing the same old buttons 1 8tfi -century Oeuvre priopique 
in the spectator's libido to get set out facts and fantasies of 
the same old stock responses, sex' with a cris p ne ss and 

It is rerlainlv nor mfoni to nMniu- 


It is certainly not meant to 
look like Jim. A lot in this 
exhibition does look very 
much like fhn, and is quite 
innocently infectious. And it 
introduces us to some teal 


iiion which are very 

ing. 

John Russell 
Taylor 



Outpatient. Rhys Adrian's 
sharp and delightful little sat- 
ire on one face of the NHS. 
was first heard in 1935 on 
Radio 3. Last Wednesday, in 
John Tydeman's production, 
it was given a Radio 4 repeat, 
the first of six plays, winners 
of the Giles Cooper Awards 
for 1985. which will be heard 
again over the next Few weeks. 

The awards themselves 
were presented by Harold 
Pinter at an informal ceremo- 
ny two weeks ago. ‘ Pinter 
recalled that soon after the 
ignominious failure of the first 
production of The Birthday 
Party, when it must have 
seemed to him that his career 
had begun and ended in a 
week, there arrived in the post 
an invitation from the BBC 
radio drama department to 
write a play for them. “The 
depth of their encourage- 
ment". said Mr Pinter, "was 
immeasurable". I suspect it 
still is for many playwrights 
whom we may. yet live to 
celebrate. 

But there is no need to look 
to repeats alone. For only last 
week radio reminded us of its 


virtues with something shin- 
ing and new-minted. Hie 
Ffeld of the Star (Radio 4. ) 
was a feature compiled by one 
of its own most talented 
drama producers. Shaun 
MacLoughlin. which followed 
him and his 12-ycar-oId son, 
Seamus, as they cycled all the 
way along the medieaval pil- 
grim route that runs from 
Mont-Saint-Michel - in Nor- 
mandy to Santiago de Com- 
postela in the north-west of 
Spain. Day after day: over 
some five weeks, they rode, 
slaying the night at hostels or 
monasteries that still line the 
route and often expect to lodge 
pilgrims free of charge. 

Seamus witnessed the 
catching of a large carp and 
became obsessed with the idea 
of possessing a fishing rod; 
they were pursued by a hostile 
alsatian which father fended 
of with a sprayof pepper- (By 
what amazing’foresight did he 
have that?) and in a moment 
of leisure Seamus took the 
opportunity to teach his dad 
“a bit about BMWs”. 

All this and much more had 

been recorded in their diaries 


from which both father and 
son read extracts. Very 
colourful they were, but more 
important and impossible to 
convey in isolated quotes, 
they transmitted the impres- 
sion of a mighty journey made 
resonant by being set within, 
the context of innumerable 
other journeys along the self- 
same route. 

Common to all times and 
people was the sheer elation 
that seized- them as- they- 
breasted the last rise and there 
was Compostelaspread before 
them, ft was a measure of this 
programme's magic that the 
listener shared in- that ejation- 
100 . 

For every silver cloud a 
leaden lining. And last week's 
arrived in the shape of Tunnel 
Vision (Radio 4. SundayLfhe 
first broadcast On BBC Radio 
Ulster. Liz Barron's documen- 
tary was an account of atti- 
tudes in the Northern Irish 
town of Ponadown where- 20 
per cent of Catholics, -who 
used to live in relative amity 
with. 30 -per cem of Pnaesr 
tarns, are now enclosed within 
one section of the place and do 


not dare to venture into its 
main street. 

Let mesay that this was 
from one point of view an 
exceedingly well made and 
' compelling programme Ms 
Barron had persuaded her 
interviewees to declare them- 
selves with chilling candour. 
The main j»5int at issue was 
whether this summer's Protes- 
tant marches' would be able to 
• go down- a street known as 
••■’The - Tunnel" -which runs 
- along -the catholic enclave. 
I Tb* polite say no: the Protes- 
tants 4av they always lufre and 
. always wiltzand if theTTalho- 
lies regard it as a provocation. 

toOvbad. 

What Is gained by yet 
another rehearsal of the lethal 
bigotries" of the province at 
uteir most intense and unre- 
lenting. We have heard it all 
over and over in ote form or 
another and by now it only 
serves to reinforce-ihe i mpres- 
sion .that-wc^rc dealing with 
people to art, intents and 
purposes ■ irrational about 
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Tiitere was a time when cricket seemed 
50 P»U0h jfttffe; when P.B.H. May ' 

CtlTirt/4 •■■-•■•_- * 


^rbQd for conjured centuries as 
•a peeriess batsman, not juggled 
controversies as the chairman 

It was also a time for 
Raphael to be saved 
$fra baseball and turned 
feto an English gentleman. 

It very nearly worked. 



ome books mike ns 
Mugb SO much that they 
fth&uld never be looked at 
.aifrt. :Qf these, for me. a 
wime example is Archie 
^DoopdlVEnsW Their 
EfyGpuL Mwi \s Three .tftn 
,Za vf Jhat. by comparison? A 
^aal / MaeDomtelrs cricket 
roatoh.is. infinitely funnier 
. than- Dickens's in The Pick- 
* IdsPapm* but since there is 
little, so unforgivable, in a 
literary sense, as telling other 
: people's jokes in synopsis 
.fonti.I shall Irniii myself to 
recalling how, after.Mr Shake- 
.speaip', Pollock had made 

mighty contact with the bowl- 
ing of the belted and braced 
. ofa£ksmith, . he promptly 
.topped his bat and hared off 
‘ to square leg. . , . - - 

. This, hilarious aberration 
dpfc of course, to Mr 
- Pbn«kTs imagining that crick- 
: et and baseball were of the 
Sam4 family and that his 
business, once a meeting had . 
' been achieved .between bat 
. and faalL was to leg ft round 
; the ^diamond" (somewhat 
.square-cut on this occasion 
before' a fielder shied it at b», 
, midriff). Did he. after accul- ' 


Jptm8«3b adapt- 


able to&e English game or 

^hecrH^.bumKcdWEis' — 

misbqgouie«-. ■ origins? impustaJkeable: American kid, 
M^cfJonueirs. humour .being convinced that nothing m my 
humane, J,shaH' continue to . miller’s country was either as 
before ihatMr Etitfd3t£be* hydras good as what we bad 
a c om peten t, perhaps^ m t3je good old US of A My 
convm to nh i ibfltbesoes we Babe Ruth 


impropane game and came at 
last -to play a straight bat with . 
the best or better of them. 

t must confess to a certain 
kinship with Mr Pollock, since 
I was bom within sound, if not 
1 U of Wrigley Field in 
licago, where the Cubs 
played and where the local 
newspaper was as rabidly apti- 
Britfsh as its proprietor. Colo- 
nel' McCormack, could 
arrange for it to be. Big Bill 
Thompson. the miyorof my 
• native city, when threatened 
wjth a visit by George V. 
declared that he would give 
Hrs Majesty a sock in the nose. 



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which may not secrn mucfLof 2 

a hintiliahl In ihntf Whft have 


a highlight to those who haVC ™ 
• smug averages, byr it w aAr- r ^ 
and the symbolism is crucial ^ 
— precisely the same number ^ 
of runs that Edrich WJ. had.^ 
scored in the first. Test Matoi ^ 
in Australia aflenhe ^ 

When I came '.off ithe.^6fid ,^ 
after extoustirig WaU h/.ihe^ 

' unspe^cabTe-adveaituiiotiSne^. ^ 


. ^sjy- forward fddensive^KA ^ ■- 

K did not'. spe. jnyT!tooa»oss .a l — 


. teani^ mates- but 'jathcca^JUty u 
of horded, .immortals 
with, . their: grave applause;.^ 
ackhowled^: that for certain ^ 


purposes. 1 could indeed paS$ ^ 
for an Englishman, at last- We -■ 

Uri «Ua aaima. in ' tho ‘iHlfl T 


lost the game in the *nd. 
though not before I had held a j 


flashing slip catch when tbe-i« 
scores were level, (the hats 1 -. 


man was caught literally , red^i. 
handed, the hands being 


ae 


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mine). On that day I could do 

g. I do ■not-wsfrid^g 


little wrong, 
darken the I i gh i-hearied:' tone j, 
of this- axmottz so ) -wijkpqt j 
dwell -on^ihe.-.toatfiing I-fc Alt f 
•and fed; ihc 

.is enough :to say; wi^h^tera^yy 
ten siic understaiemqtL' thatjt^ 
.■was.*- a- school 'for. fools jtnd « 
fescists:• , i . 


H. 


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though I think that the tpyal 


progress -off without 


any such bloody incident. - 
. My father was British, de- 
spite his seersucker suits and 
bis devotion to American 
dance music; and be main- 
tained an undiluted affection 
for cricket, even when he went 
to live under the shadow of 
Yankee Stadium, ip New 
York. By a fluke of business 
itics, we had to return to 
just before the war. by 


pressmgjy patriotic than mid 
dle-class schoolboys? If my 
accent conformed almost in- 
stantly. I took longer to accus- 
tom myself to the local sports. 
4d/»U(/liJU^S MIW irofiVJ I can stilf recall the bewilder- 

wHteirr limr’.T — was— an — in g oddness of th e a i ik et gear f~, 

disentombed from its winter 

quarters in the early summer 
of 1940. 


Frankly, so long as I was in the 
side. I hardly cared. I was a 
good slip fielder and I became 
a reliable batsman of the most 
consti pared rectitude... . . ' 


owever. - that 

night it provided me with oneaf 
of the happiest moments ofio 
my .life. Colours were called & 
.“House - Teams' 7 and to. Ajetg 
. ■**tfardedmem.\mto thcceiwj's 
•.House: . Teams";; .The *. house t- 
.xaptam dratvmgrpionedifeartl-3 
on thelflorio^. board wffffilhea- 
:feiroured.iiames oiwj. Jrfljig^tVf 
be blase; about sctmhttshjpM- 
but . V hardly.. dared : to »1ojaikr- 
when . Berkc ley ilfumbcd |ys-3 
few nominations onto Iheis 
green baize. • 

I glanced as casually as I 
could at the board. '“After the 
march against Gownboys”. I” 
read. “F.M. Raphael received' 
House Teams". I might neyerg. 
be a Nomad, with an enviable^. 


My fiwea>^K?ur camel in. a IJias&ii'hut f i^sCntt^eniit! 


- The huge fields ofmy prep 


and Jack Dempsey, a neigh- 
bour of ours on Central Park 
West, I would have you know. 
England was without names to 
conjure with. 

In 1939, my. conversion 
from seven*year-old Yank to 
eight-year-old Englishman 
seemed unsurprisingly swift 
In retrospect I am astonished, 
and even a little ashamed, at 
the speed of ic what kind of a 
leopard can change its spots so 
fait? 

The war probably put the 
pressure on: patriotism has 
small patience with half-mea- 
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school were prepared Tor._wK 

tion by a tractor hauling 7 

rotating blades which ap- - 

peared wider than a main 
road. Grass flew like green 
shrapnel and sweetened the / 
Sussex air as the rumble of f 

giins from across the Chan- / 
nel excited our innocent / 
ears and made the square 
allotments tremble be- 
neath our trowels as we 
dug for an . unlikely ' 
victory. Mr Crowe, 
who had the dark 
hair and small-eyed 
aspect of his cor- 
vine provenance, was deputed 
to leach us the dements of 
batting. As France tottered 
and fell (creating a feeling less 
of doom than of the happy 
prospect of a last-wicket 
stand), Mr Crowe was impa- 
tient with me I batted the 


Illustration by Glynn Boyd Harta 


where we became green-footed 


wrong way round. Sub specie through playing without our 
aegerniialis (something which rationed gym shoes, but the 


seemed hoi too remote just 
then), it might seem a small 
matter whether a beardless 
boy's left hand grasped the bat 
above, dr below the right. Mr 
Crowe. . however.' regarded 
left-handedhess as akin to 
treason and he was in no 
mood to tolerate a fifth- 
columnist at such a juncture. 
Like John Donne In a more 
metaphysical context I al- 
lowed prudent counsels to 
prevail and altered my 
stance.The success of the Ger- 
mans made Sussex a danger- 
ous place for batsmen of any 
persuasion. In this middle of 
my first season, if I may put it 
that way, when. I was begin- 
ning to “pitch" without bend- 
ing my elbow (and to fasten 
my pads without dislocating 
my shoulder) and when.I-had 
observed with fascination bow 
Fatty Magaloon, the amiable 
Maths master, was trans- 
formed by copious white flan- 
nels and a Nomad's sweater 
into someone of elegance and. 
as he cut and swept with 
unhurried flexibility, into a 
figure of almost balletic grace, 
the whole school was banished 
from its wide and level and 
vulnerable acres to the raw 
hills of North Devon. 


great summer game had to be 
postponed. Because tennis 
arid sand-casties lacked the 
team element so essential to a 
Britannic education, a. num- 
ber of alternatives made brief 
appearances on the sporting 
curriculum. We played girlish 
rounders on the harrow field 
and we tried a strange game 
with a wooden paddle and a 
sort of “wicket”, for full tosses 
only, which consisted of a 
board attached to a pole. 


Sussex: the great rotating 
blades resumed their tonsile 
task and the greening pads 
were taken from under the 
latticed benches of the pavil- 
ion mid blancoed for the 
resumption of peacetime con- 


fliet-The war-was-over.- 
The following autumn. 


in “Yearlings”, which 
contained the pick of the 
new boys, but my unculti- 
vated football, during the 
winter terms, must have 
disillusioned him. When, in 
" the firsr match, I scored 25 
not out. in a total of about 60, 

I had reason to think I might 
be promoted. My father had - 
warned me on no account to 
be pushy, so I accepted my 
steady omission until half 
term. Then, one day, I came 
upon the house captain, who 
■went under the sumptuous- 
name of BrouglfStiiait Chur- 
_ chiJLGumey, RandsJlvJLdead, 
ringer for Harold Nicolson's 
J.D.Marstock in Some People. 
just as he was actually writing 
out the team sheets. As his pen 
hesitated (he probably 
couldn't think of an eleventh 
Yearling). I murmured that I 
found Second Tics -a little 
boring and rather wished that, 
before the year was out. I 
might have a chance in Year- 
lings. He scrawled my name 
on the list at once. It was not 
only the season when Comp- 
ton and Edrich made 
“statistics" into a term redo-' 
lent of glory (I was a Middle- 


houso- . match . ^aiast jo ^ an appje^reen and ; 

ided a black stnped necVereniel. 


Gown boys, who para 
first-eleven. left-arm bowler 
called Holt. Berkeley, our 
house captain (we were not on 
first-name terms after four 
years of proximity), asked me 
-logo in-number one. which he 
did not seem to regard as a 
privilege, more a form of 
sacrifice. Thinking of Robert- 
son and Sailor Brown, who 
broke the fast men of other 
counties so that Edrich W Jr 
and Compton D.C.S. might 
then carve them to the four 


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the only pleasure that damned 
school ever gave me. '• a. 

When, in our last match ol 
the season. I was given out_ 
caught at the wicket by Bur- 
ton-Brown. - after. .padding . a * 
ball well outside the off- * 
stump, with my bat high in the 
air. my American blood made 
me want to fling down my ha> > 
and run. not to square leg bui 
all the way to Southampton > 
However, die British graft hac w 
conclusively taken: flannellcjc 


corners of Lordts, f elected tomfool, I thought of P.B.H. IVfqs 


be flattered. 

If’! sav»ft tm ylfl I never 
played belter.' After an liouF 
and a half. I was still there. 
After an hour and forty min- 
utes.- I had only- just- been 
dismissed. It is true that I had 
made only ' Severn een runs. 


and. with a look worthy p 
Sidn ey Carton’s understudy^ J 
quiCihe field, never to return 1 
cursing the blind umpire aqc m 
looking for all the world like 
the. .next best .thing‘-'to V 
gentleman. • > 

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one of the soft- 
balled 'substitutes either 
amused or exercised us for 
long. but . though they bore a 
oertain similarity to what had 
onire been my national game, 
no one ever suggested that we 
actually play baseball. 

Gum and gun-toting Gls 
marched through ■ the 
fuchsiaed villages and be- 
tween the high Devon hedges, 
with their freight of blackber- 
ries and sloes, but they 
brought no enthusiasm for 
American mores. Looking 
back. I am amazed to discover 


was sent to Charterhouse. My 
only link with it was that Fatty 
Magaloon had been a Nomad, 
which meant, more or less, 
that he had been in the fourth 
eleven. It seemed, and re- 
mains, an unattainable emi- 
nence. It had qualified him for 
a richly embroidered sweater 
(or “hasher" as I had to learn 
to call it) and made him the 
lowest form of “blood". 

In the hope that I might 
emulate him. my father sent 
me to Alf Gover's ‘ indoor 
school during the Easter holi- 
days. Some of the Surrey 
professionals used to hang out 


Goverand his wristy friends), 
it was also a summer when 
P.B.H. May (SaunderiiesI 
scored a century in every 
home match • that’ 
Charterhouse played The res- 
ident professional. Leicester- 
shire and England's George ' 
Geary, is said to have told the 
young maestro when he was 
f5 that there was nothing 
more he could teach him. 

li was indeed difficult to 
imagine what could be miss- 
ing from May's game: he 
lurried cricket into a form of 
one-man show. When he 
played in house matches, scor- 
ing as many runs as were 



as good as . 
Nescafe Gold Blend! 


there, occasionally turning .. needed to enable him to bowl 
over their arms and rattling outiheoppositioninthename 


My headmaster's sources in 
the W 


in my young wartime persona 
not the 


smallest nostalgia for 
New York.- -- 
. When, in 1945. my father 
refused 10 return to the USA 


r ar Office had informed 
him. that the area, of 31fra- . 
combe would "be remote from . 
enemy incursions (we saw one ■ saying that he had committed 
Heinkd hurrying home after me lean English. education, 1 
firing Cardiff anff a single took it as the final 
pronged mine 'which’ floated embrace all things* 
into the bay, causing us to rush 
inland, iri our house shoes). 


the stumps (set in a wooden 
block) of some cocksure pupil. 
1 enjoyed their insiders* dia- 
logue and envied their ability 
to smoke and bowl tweakers at 
the same time. After a few 
sessions with bat and ball, I 
looked forward to school 
cricket with some enthusiasm. 
Big Alf S3id that I ought to do 
welL I was given a new pair of 
boots, with impressive studs, 
and a Walter Hammond 
autographed bat. Ready when 
you are, W.G. 

I was somewhat dashed to 
be put in the Lockites’ “See- 


of Saunderites. it was as if an 
Olympian had deigned to pjay 
skittles with mortals. Peter | 
was blessed with one great gift 
beyond that of being a virtuo- 
so: he was modest to a fault. 
He dreaded flattery and es- 
chewed arrogance. In a school 
vicious with vanity and 
charmless with charlatans. 
May was the . perfect sports- 
man. It is perhaps a small jjity 
that, with his boundtess-skills. 
he never looked .very happy. ..If 
he had been a bully and -a 
braggart and a bastard, whata 
time he would have had! 


Lee Bay was garnished with 
a sandy beach and limpeted 
rocks from which to plunge or 
lurch into the icy Bristol 
Channel, but the steepness of 
the protective hills was such 
that only a narrow playing 
field was available to us. » the 
bottom of the V-shaped val- 
ley'. A pair of bent' football 
fieldscould be accommodated 
in it but cricket was out of the 
question, for the duration.* 
Hie hotel had tennis courts. 


to 
ritish. 

During that last summer of 
prep school, we returned to 


ond Tics" for my first game: As the years_weot by. II 
there was^ ’no lower category* T continued to” atien<T“?pf 


had hoped that our house 
captain might at least put me 


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Gover's nursery and as ( grew 
taller and stronger, thegenial 
demon kindly assured me that 
I should soon be in the' school 
eleven. In feet, even in my last 
year I got no further than our 
house team. I migbi not be a 
bad bowler in the nets, bin 
nerves led me to serve up 
long-hops and foil tosses in a 
match. 

Since we had two arrow-fast 
Scots, who needed only very 
short rests before resuming 
their accurate intimidations. I 
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in the air 


U p the seemed slope we 
toiled and sweated while 
ahead went Monsieur and 
Madame, employing an ef- 
ficient lope obviously acquired by a 
lifetime of healthy walking. Both were 
in their early 70s: they owned the gite 
in which we were staying and, as 
favoured guests, we were being shown 
what they did -in their retirement, 
which was to carve a sizeable hillside 
into terraces and plant it with 
cherries, apricots and about 400 oaks, 
white and black. In' the summer the 
work had been so bard and the sun so 
hot that they had driven their 
rot ova tors naked. “Nudisme. r \ 
quipped Monsieur. 

At the summit the mistral blew like 
a bullet but we stood it for several 
minutes to enjoy the view. Below, the 
market gardens, vineyards and vil- 
lages of the Comiat Venaissin. On the 
horizon, the spiked peaks of the 
Dentelles. tike a row of teeth, and 
away to the right, the dominating 
shape of the 6,260 ft Mont Ventoux, 
where. the cyclist Tommy Simpson 
died and where, said Monsieur, the 
mistral sometimes blew so strong that 
the army garrison stationed there was 
perforce confined to barracks. 

The oaks, we learned oh the way 
down, were for truffles. The saplings 
would take at least IS years before a 
truffle would grow within sniffing 
distance of their roots, and then there 
was no guarantee, even with the best 
hired dog. of finding any. Was this 
not a risky venture? 

Perhaps, . said Monsieur. But one 
must look to the future, If the trees 
produced no truffles they would plant 
some more. Here he permitted him- 
self.a smile. * 

Below the terraces the couple had 
constructed a breeze-block cobanon 
in which, among the tractors and 
below ranks of preserved- cherries, 
Madame treated us to an aigo boulido 
(in the Provencal patois) or, as she 
called it. eau bouille{ Madame scorns 
the patois): an infusion of laurel, 
thyme sage, garlic and salt, with 
toast, olive oil and garlic added in the 
bowl. Aigo boulido solve la vido, 
quoted Madame reluctantly. 

£ This infusion saves lives. The herbs 
bad ail been picked on the terraces, 
and could be seen in abundance at 
any - focal ■ market - At Buis-les- * 
Baronnies. the other side of Mont 
Ventoux, 85 per cent of the French 
herb, harvest changes, hands in jwo 
days, each July. 

Next day we ventured into the 
foothills, to the Roman town of 
Vaisoo-la-Romaine. where it was 
market day. There indeed were the 
herbs and aromatic plants, in. muslin 
bags displayed, a festival of colour 
and scent On one stall alone I 
counted 60 varieties. Buy a handful of 
six or seven, drop them in layers into 
glass jars, and. you have instant 
holiday presents. Or you can buy your 
pots-pourris ■ ready-made 'at the 
market 

The herbs, .of course, -are part of 
Provencal folklore. On May 1 you 
would leave a.sprig of thyme on. your 


Peter Brown followed 


his nose in Provence, 


where knowing your 


herbs is of the essence 


true fove's door. And then: Le bon 
muscat de Beaume el leferigouiet se 
bo i vent a la regalade. But here the 
ferigoulet that must be tipped down 
the throat is not the herb itself (Latin, 
ferigoletum. a place where thyme 
abounds), but the wine from 
Frigoulet the village of thyme. And 
the bon muscat is the sweet musca- 
dine of Beaumes de Venise, to be had 
at any Sainsbury’s but better tasted, 
as we did, in the village itself. We 
stole a grape or two from a harvest 
truck and were naively surprised that 
they lasted just tike the wine. 

The word Venise is a corruption of 
Venaissin, itself a corruption of the 
name of another village, Venasque, 
which was the capital of this fertile 
basin at the lower end of the Rhone 
valley when it was given to Pope 
Gregory III in 1274. And under the 
Holy See it- stayed, long after the 
popes left Avignon, until the Revolu- 
tion reclaimed it That is the reason 
why the region's most illustrious wine 
village is called Chateauneuf-du- 

^Tiese days the capital of this land. 
of popes and herbs, if we discount 
Avignon itself, is the bustling town of 
Carpentras. where in 1 540 Pope Paul 
III granted safe conduct to anyone 
visiting the market from Thursday to 
Saturday, midday. There had been a 
little trouble over strangers selling at 
low prices (a herb mountain, per- 
haps?). The market, under a broad 
avenue of planes, is still large and 
vibrant, and we were pleased to see 
the 60-herb stall with its attendant 
donkey there as well, its other points 
of sale being Orange and Avignon. 
How is it that French markets seem 
timeless and natural when British 
markets seem, in the worst sense of 
the word, so cheap? 

Perhaps our more efficient farming 
has done for them, or perhaps the 


The herb market at Vaison-te-Romaine: so timeless and so natural 


answer lies in Monsieur's serene 
philosophy. This part of Provence, 
certainly, seems little wearied by age. 
In the Roman theatre at Orange, the 
best preserved in the world, you can 
stand alone on the stage and anachro- 
nistically proclaim, to the amusement 
of American tourists, that you come 
to bury Caesar. (The Romans,- appar- 
ently. did their proclaiming inside 
wooden masks, aiming their voices at 
the stage door, thus achieving ex-, 
traordinary amplification).. 


R ound the corner, in Orange's 
market, a tradesmen was 
selling his herbs with the aid 
of a microphone and, for a 
gimmick, a few dead snakes. I foiled 
to make the connection; but the mike 
seemed all at one with the scene. Even 
the garish plastic flowers, arranged in 
patterns on the cobbles, did not seem 
out of place. On the stalls were great 
black olives, unbeatable, from Nyons. 
And because it was October, the first 
chestnuts, at a price. 


for the patois, the original longue 
d'oc, for which the poet Mistral an 
aptly-named Nobel Prize winner, 
fought a hard battle a century ago. It 
was once a great language; Dante, we 
are told, toyed between Provencal 
and Tuscan for his Divine Comedy. 
But I heard no trace of its oohs and 
ohs. . 

It is hardly spoken these days, said 
.Madame, back at lhe_ gite, as w e 
relaxed over her home-made walnut 
liqueur. Intheircottage garden were 
figs, lemons, quinces, pears, apples 
and a venerable bay tree. 

Hardly spoken. But then, in such a 
cornucopia, what need . of an ancient 
tongue? One must look to the future. 


Making- 1 play wfrHe the sun 
shines is getting easier every 
year. Most' parents breathe a 
sigh, of re fief .at the slightest 
sign of good , weather, as they 
can get their offspring into the 
garden -to wreak their exuber- 
ance -on swings, slides, 
sandpits and the shrubbery. 
There is- plenty of equipment 
in every price range to help 
them doiL 


From sandpits to 


iflrmbxng frames* 


Lee RodweU suggests; 
some stnrdy toys for 
use in the garden 


A good selection of outdoor 
for chi l 


toys for children of every age 
and gardens of every ' size can 
be seen at the Montrose 
Products showrooms in Kent- 
ish .Town; north London. 
Their most popular climbing 
frame unit is the Wizard, 
which comes with a fireman's 
pole and a swing, measures 6ft 
Sin-by 8ft is 6ft high and costs 
£49.50. A version with a slide 
attachment costs £7 1 .50. 

This year Montrose have 
introduced a toddlers' climb- 
er! in a cheerful blue and 
yeHow. with a fireman's pole 
and an optional slide attach- 
ment The unit is 4ft Sin high 
and costs £29.95. The slide 
would cost an extra- £26.95. 
Like all the Montrose prod- 
ucts, these ate both available 
through mail order. 

TP Activity Sports and 
Toys have produced .the 
Actionplay climbing frame 
which has two somersault bars, 
anda monkey run, isabout 7ft 
6in high, with a base area: of 
about Sft 3in by Sft it can be 
fitted with a number of acces- 
sories including a kitten run! a 
monkey swing, a fireman's 
pole anda slide. The total cost 
would be about £243.901 


The Early Learning Centre 
have their own giant climbing, 
frame, rthich has the advan- 
tage of being two .frames in 
one.- Assembled, as a. lower 
junior frajne, there are enough 
pieces left over to- make >a 
catwalk. As the children grow, 
it can be turned intotme large 
frame, 7ft high, with -.a 
fireman's.po!e..ft costs £54.95;. 
and is made from polyester- 
coaled: steel ■ A slide attach- 
ment costs £29.95 anda ladder 
attachment to add to the giant 
frame . to provide a' catwalk 
costs. £19.95. All Early Learn- 
ing Centre Outdoor Play items 
are available through mail 
order. 


TRAVEL NOTES 


Among the market patter I listened 


Peter Brown crossed the Channel 
with Britanny Ferries and travelled by 
French MotoraM (French Railways, 

1 79 Piccadilly, London, 01-409 3518) 
to Provence. The easiest way to 
find a gite is to foin Gites de France at 
178 Piccadilly {01-491 Of 
Annual membership costs ! 


• For younger children, the 
new Prince slide, available 
through Montrose, has hjgh, 
raised sides and big - hand 
raiKThe height w,die pfot r : 
form is 3ft 5in, and it costs 
£59.95. -. 

— Another of Momrose-s new 
products this year is the baby 
swing/bouncer, which can be 
used indoors or out. It folds 
flat for - storage and costs 


dren. This year they have 
introduced -a toddler swing; 
which can be attached to a 
climbing - frame, -a swing 
frame, or even' a. handy 
branch. It has a safety bar and 
a strap- which, makes it almost 
impossible for a child to. 
wriggle out. and it has a nice 
high back which makes a chuG 
feel -secure. It is suitable for 
children ■ of nine months to 
■three years. It costs £14. _ 

. Little Tikes have also intro- 
duced a Teeter- for-T wo — an 
alf-in-one .moulded seo-saw 
that can be used indoors or out 
by- two to six-year-olds (£80) — 
and a play house, which is 
quite delightful with white 
waifs, a green root a red stable 
do6r and yellow shutters on 
both windows, which open 
and close. Inside is a-drop-teaf 
tabfc and a play telephone. It 
is 4ft tall and 3ft 9in by 3ft 5tn. 
and is' suitable for children 
from 18 .months to seven 
years. Prices range from £160 
io£l80. r so -it pays to shop 
around. • • '• 

At -the risk of sounding 
sexisL I suspect the play house 
appeals "to more, tittle girts 
than -linle boys. But the new. 
fog cabin in die Montrose 
range' will- doubtless, delight 
bothrin-equal numbers. Made 
in- a hard, pine European 
redwooif it could be a^hqva 
house., a den, a cabin, a fort — 
whatever a chrkf-s imagina- 
tion wanted. U is supplied in 
six-sections with a hinged door 
already fitted and .you put- it 
together using special screws 
and p re-drilled holes, It is 5ft 
high; 4ft 9in long and 3ft 6in 
wide and costs £1 19.5ft . V 
‘ Saiidpitsare no longer-sim- 
ple boxes. filled with sand. The 
trend is for them to have fids 
which double as small Twad- 
dling pools or. offer some kind 
of water play. The Little Tikes 
marina sandbox! for instance, 
has a sliding lid with bridges 
and a waterway- and; comes 
complete with tugboat' barge 
and sailor. The roadway 


round the edge of the sandbox 
can be used whether it . is open . 
ordosed.lt costs; £40: 

• “The new Early - teamihg; ; 
sandpits double -up as -pad- ... 
dlitig -pools since -.both the; 
junior and the large versions ; 
have drain holes- and plugs-- 
The large, sandpit alsohas two: 
corner seats. You -can buy 
covers: for. both sizes and the- 
covers thttnsdves.haye road- 
ways and islands for extra play 
val ue. The Lire veraon. costs : 
£1 9:95 • plus ■ £1 1 .95 . for, the 
cover, the junior. £13.95 ;pltti 
£9.95 for .the .cover.. Pfety -sand, 
costs £2.99 for a lSkifosacte.;. 

Fisher-Price have also coxtkl ! . 
tip with’ a couple.- 1 of-- good 
vacations on popular- 1 themes - 
this year. Their trabble.raower . 
(which costs about! £15) is a 
pretend mower with a differ- 
ence. Not only does it makea 
realistic motor sound, ; but it 
blbwsout bubbles as you push 
it along; It. comes . complete 
with bubble fluid, tart you cap-, 
also use ordinary . washing op - 
liquid. 

Their pedal trike isaSsiurdy ? 
as you' would export, with 
many safety features including 
a wide wheel base for stability^ 
slip resisrant and IX; - 

front wheel tunjingstop- ji hast 
a .pretend - hole. for petrol a .. 
non-removeaWe dfckidgjgrfi- < 
tipn key. and storage-' area - 

under the ,flip-;up; seal.The . 
pedal trikccosts about £1 9.95. . 


WHERE TO GG 


TPActmtySportsand V 
Toys: Branches of Johri Lewis, 
Harrods and Lasurewarid; . .. . 
in -Belfast- ... . 

the customer service. 
department write t6 7- 


Street Dublin 2tf)G0f 7*2866}!' 
Early Learning Outdoor 
Ptey catalogue: From any ; 
Early Learning' Centr^spop:- ‘ 

. or theFarly. Learning Centre; ■ . 
Hawkswortb, Swindon,' ■ . • - 
WHts<0793610inL^ v 
MontroseFroducteMaa ... 
oriter catalogue from- £8-34 a 


cafiers &toh-Fft 9am- 
ia4Sjxri'and-1Bft^Mn,@at - - 
9B0em-ia0pm. ' * ^ ‘r •' 
•.Prices qiiotedibr items' 
available through mail order do 
"n ot include charges for. - - 
carriage/packing. : *. v • • 


HOW TO AVOID BEING FRAMED 


'Andy Cbfeu toy and- ~ 
-equipment research officer of 
_P|ay Mattera, tlte_Nattona) . 
.Toy Libraries. Association,^. . - 
offers these sidelines for 
buyfcjggarden.toya;' -. ... 


£19.25. The TP Activity com- 
er lil 


de swing is rather tike a 
fairground boat, with pulling 
ropes. The end bars are pad- 
ded and it will take one or two 
children or a baby. lying 
down. The coracleswing costs 
£29.95 and prices for the TP 
Activity frames start from 
£49.95.. 

. Little Tikes make good 
quality outdoor toys forchil- 


• Where possible, buy - 

items that can be Used indoors 
as well a&out, bearing In - 
mind the British climate. .Your 
chWdren may get more use 
out of wheelbarrows, quoits, 
trikes and saon than a " 

paddling pool, for instance. . 

• Children soon grow.lf - / 
you buy a baby swing, jbe sure 
you can upgrade it Choose 
climbing frarobs thatcan be ' . 

added'on to: If you have*/. 

only one swing . there are - 
bound tabu squab Wes.. - 


- -^Btrya sancfpttwWch- - ~ 
has a cover to keep out other 
animals. Use silver sand, 
not t^JiWer'S S£ttd Otherwise 
cJbfnes vvilJ be stained 
yeUpvv. Garden centres and 
seme foy supply It j, v 


make outdoor equipment 
. mrtiich should tejst unta it Is 
outgrown. Butoheck . . 
everything regularly. The 
protective coating on steel 
products can . chip, causing . 
rustRub the. area' downand 
treat it with cold galvanizing 
paint - • ' • 

• Supervise young ctiBdreri 
~ particularly with peddling 
pools -rand erect swings, A 
djmbing frames and,so Ori on 
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Sparkle summons summer 


Cynics may well fed that yet 
another English summer came 
and went with the recent 
warmer spell, . but the wine 
trade obviously consists of 
eternal- optimists. Every off- 
licence; wine warehouse and 
supermarket shelf is bristling 
with summer selections and 
“special summer buys". As 
usual not all of these summer 
offers will have turned out to 
be quite the bargain that the 
cost-conscious and discerning 
wine imbiber may have have 
liked. 



But last week \ tasted a 
range of summer specials arid 
have come up with a handful 
of best buys. Sadly, a long hot 
English summer does not 
come free with every bottle, 
but my summery July selec- 
tion should at least cheer us all 
up- 

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three more are on the Way; in 
Guildford (this month), and 
Fulham and Islington (before 
the autumn). 

Majestic have launched into 
summer with a vengeance 
with two July wine tasting 
week-ends. The first, this 
weekend, is a California Inde- 
pendence Day celebration and 
well worth attending. Not only 
are a baker's dozen of Califor- 
nia wines available for tasting 
but all 13 are available at 
much reduced Majestic prices. 


The Independence Day bar- 
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pared to £9.49 on Majestic's 
list, and £8.50 on Les Amis's. 

Majestic are. . holding a 
champagne tasting weekend 
off July 19 arid 20. Louis 
Roederer are offering, their 
new non-vintage champagne 
Brut Premier for tasting then. 
And it will be intriguing to see 
bow this new bubbly com- 
pares with their old -Extra 
Quality non-vintage 

Majestic’s house cham- 
pagne, the splendid J. de 
Telmont Grande Reserve Brut 
(priced at £7.35) will be-avail- 
able for tasting as will the less 
appealing J..de Telmont 
Grand Rose (£8.49) whose 
(raise de bois is appealing but 
whose green, sJighuy raw pal- 
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Grande Reserve Brut made.by 
the 1'Hospital fomily is defi- 
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good 50p cheaper than most 
supermarket bubbly. 

My final Majestic recom- 
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Muscat Cuvee Jose Sala, one 
of this summer's lowest-priced 
sweet wines. I .much enjoyed 
its dark-gold colour and fresh 
peachy bouquet, with a and 
crime brulee like palate, com- 
plete with a pleasing marma- 
lade tang on the finish. Much 
more exciting than .Muscat-- 
de-Beaumes-de-Veniseand, at 
£2.95 from Majestic and £2.49 
from Davisons, it -is ‘half the 
price. 

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EATING OUT 


Roast beef is part of the 
institutionalized touristic. lie: 
it's a fibrous, overcooked icon 
of the ersatz England peddled 
to punters whose, unvarying 
progress from Bath to Broad- 
way .to Stratford allows them 
noglimpse beneath an opaque 
surface littered . .with, com- 
dollies. Anne Hathaway place- 
mats and ’“inns" where Good 
Queen Bess and Charles Dick- 
ens slept —-in separate beds of. 
course: there's no impropriety 
in ibis England unless it's the 
work, of sanctioned ■ bawds 
(Pepjrs. Nell Gwynne). 

It is -not only places fre- 
quented by unfortunate tour- 
ists that persist irr -offering 
roast beef for Sunday lunch. 
Many restaurants; and hotels 
are guilty; loo. But why? 
Torpor, appeal to folk memo- 
ryT half-baked patriotism? 
Whatever the-answer.- ii’s not 
gastronomic. - 

In-restaurants, rctast beef is 
subjected to a- method of 
double. -.cooking .for which 
there is no name but the 
outcome is to ~be avoided. 
First, it is roasted (to a.pinky- 
Iflre fresh plaster) then it 


Another 


isls,' architects. ' youhg rilu«r 
n.. is of course 


roast 


to beef 

about 


is'dumped'in a hemispherical 


ossuary: Outside; -the effect is 
quite different: the place -is 
black and white. Tudor pas- 
tiche and is so .named because 
il was designed .by Cubitts for 
the Parisexhibition of 1878i it 
is . folly-like.- elaborately 
carved.- twee. 

You- can ' drink 
preprandially in the garden, 
but you cannot eat there "for 
reasons of hygiene”.. I'm not 
sure what this means — do 
baby deer attempt to breach 
the fence in order to feed off 
the meat of iheir parents? Do 
the crows which litter the sky 
descend? 

- The cooking here is about as 
for from roast beef and .York- 


coffln -on wheels and heated 
from below by a butane frame 
which causes it to steam in its 
own juice. What you gel then. 
Vfrom the trolley'' is a sort of 
braise. This does -not solve the 
problem of where to go if you 
must go but for Sunday lunch, 
bui it certainly narrows -the 
choice. .— 

.-Paris House is in the 
grounds of : Woburn Abbey 
andis approached throughtne 
triumphal arch that used- to fre 
the main gate. In a tablet ai the 
top of the arch is a relief of a 
goat, and beneath - that is the 
inscription “Che. Sera Sera”: 
the conjunction of motto -and 
animal- is an unhappy, one to 
encounter cn route to grub. 

Still -things look up : once 
you're through" the arch and 
across a cattle grid — this is a 
deer park and everywhere you 
look is venison on the hoof: 
inside the restaurant the" skulls 
and antlers of the beasts ;are 
mounted on the : walls. TKe 
effect is foal of- a stagey 
hunting lodge crossed-. with- an 


shire^ pudding as you'll ever 
fo< 


get The idea that food actual- 
ly nourishes is one that re- 
mains tacitly unacknowledged 
in' places such as this: to 
acknowledge it is to remind 
the- ostentatiously well-heeled 
that they are doing something 
besides indulging themselves. 

‘.The temptation to embel- 
lish is never, resisted. .A 
fciiiflete of iambs*, tongues 
comprised fine; pastry and 
unexceptional meat in a sauce 


ciansraridsd on, 
questionable:' . 

' There wds more babyfobd 
mousse tdcorae: iThisonewas • 
of ralmon.- and was the .stuff- 
ing of a'brift filfet which was- 
prettily sauced. * with- Cham-: 
pqgne,' cream and 1 drived "tire 1 
parts"' were - more . successfoL 
than the wholes A dfsh called 
emtnee de bpeuf . ; basquoise, 
featured - peppers, predictably: 
enough: no one; though, could 
have anticipated the brutality 
of the ragout of these vegeta- 
bles and of the sauce derived 
from them. Thebeeflostby a 
first-round -krtoclr ouL‘ Sweets 
here are not bed: at al£ abd- 
cenainly better than the repar- 
tee of a mao in-grey shoes:" “I 
wanna be an r actress’s play- 
thing. love^.The- thing tojd 
for is the hot raspberry sdtiflfc- 
,• With "an *84 MouIin ^ Vent- 
from Dubouef.ihe bin for two ; 
will “be just, over £5 & , After 
lunch you -can" -drive . to" 
Claydon to gape -at the’-tdriff- 
ous rococp plaslerwork which' 
is the yistoil analogue df-Mr- 
Chandler's cooking." Of- you. 
can dawdle along Janes em- 
banked by Queen Anne' s lice 
and wonder if roast beef isfft 
rather a good thing after alL" 

Jonathan Meades 


Paris House, Woburn" 


. Bodfordshrra (052S - 
-Sun 


25692). Opem.Tiies 

npon-Zpm, Tues-Sat 7-1 Opm. 


over-complicated, by a 
ill) 


trowelful of. tarragon, which is 
a bully of a'herb. A baby-food 
mousse of ehicken involved 
both roqueforL another bully, 
and a sweetish alcoholic'sauce 
•made- from. I-think. Chateau- 
Chalon. the- stierry-like -Jura 
wine • which • is fashionable 
among .fashionable chefs: Pe- 
ter- Chandler, the chef-propri- 
etor here, is nothing . if- not 
fashionable: he is Gavroche- 
trained and his restauram has 
just won Badoifs prize ,as best 
of the year: Whether such an 
award means, any . more than 
do iho^e dolod-out-to journal- 


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OUT AND ABOUT 



A froKcsome breeze — 


facade for family life 


r» iivnwviuv uieuc -* some- 

where; between • tornado and At Ragley Hall one 
huencaije forpe - was makino rrr 


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estate-, 


1 ,w ‘^* v was ntakina ^ctT ; 

way across .the RadeS . OfEurope SSXeat 

te-, as I toiled, noseto : ■ 

_,.T^. up the seemingly eiKt. rooms has been - 

restored; thanks to 

' ” the Marqaess-^; ■ -- 


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ady*5rtismg -Remy Martin - 

. -Suddenly, like air architect 
tural Jack-ni-thfi-box, iip h 
* in.all its glory over your 
lit: Shoulder. AdMrrii»ll« 


stamped quite firmly on 
Ragley - not least in the 
extraordinary mural, . The 
T&nptaiion, commissioned. 
. by the Marquess and painted 
between 1969 and 1983 by 
'Graham Rust- This huge work 
.'. coversan entire staircase wall, 
culminating in a trompefoeU 
dome; membCTs of the family 


. • . . . dome; members ot tne tamuy ■ 

a°wn troin “imposing”. .The 1 pea - down over tiers of (paint- ^ 
atmosphere is- convivial, do- ed) colonnades. 1 

mesbc, a touch raffish. There 


S3 


the ; . 'choice -fies somewhere 


betweenV >4 im posing” and 
‘intanidating”:..it-is quite a 


are some grand rooms but 
most of them are actually 
the family: the 
— . n — of Hertford, his wife 
and children. It shows. There 


luuummjiq} i.-H-lS quite a .. . A ^ 

fecadft-.AS you negotiate the WS? B ev ^ - 

eluant stairs , and enter the IS,? 8 7 M ^ rcfaloness 15 , a 

- sassafsssifs 

i J”PS. Of space or, have been left lying around in 

a remarkable number of 


ed) colonnades. 

An enormous Ceri Richards 
painting hangs on the other 
staircase. Called The Defeat of 
the Spanish Armada, it looks 
rather like a nasty accident 
involving two giant shuttle- 
cocks. I suppose it demon- 
strates that if your wails are 

big enough, you can — usually 
. - get away with anything, • 
RagTey . lias some of the ; 


VIB Hue ni particular - w P"®®* cei !j?e s S®". “ u * d 
Mm's- E?uueja‘ iuxomi .of- ■■ 


to pul it another way, “one of 
the rasat rooms of Europe” It 
is 70 foot long, 40 foot wide. 
and 1 40 foot hi^h, the work of 
James- Gibbs and Guiseppe 
Artari, and it makes you feel 
very ‘small -But it is prettily 
decorated, with pink walls apd 
exuberant white, plasterwork 
everywhere — like a superior 
wedding cake. Overhead, a 
figure d Britannia is bolding 
iniohe plaster hand a long 
sppar -.which,: the guidebook 
suavely informs us, is “not 
otherwise attached r to the 
ceiling”. The fire in thegrate is 
cracking like , a fusillade of 
light artillery. A fellow can 
only stand so much of this . . . 

Oddly enough, the resit of 
the house is far from intimi- 
dating - even several notches 


end your visit with a Crick in 
the neck It has' an astonishing 
bed. made 'specially for the 
Prince Regent, and one of the 
fondest, chimney pieces in 
captivity, (in the breakfast 
room). It even has — most 
unusually — a ; guidebook 
which is a good read in itself 
Written by the Marquess it is 
pleasingly concise, welcoming 

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rooms. 

It is thanks to the present 
Marquess that there is still a 
Ragley Hall to be seen. It was 
almost derelict after the Sec- 
ond World War, having been 

Marquess and his mother, ^fides t- and indeed there 

ShoS and°tite ^riistees 

demolition contractors. -Yet - 

the Marquess Had somehow & ouna& ' ■ • - ■ .. 

got it Into his heart than- a- Nigel Andrew 

family could still live in a 


place like Ragley, could re- 
store it to its former glory, and 
even make it pay its way. He 
turned out to be right. 

The family personality is 


Ragley Hall, Alcester, 
Warwickshire {0789 762455) is 
open Tuas-Tluirs, Sat and 
Sun, 1 .30-5.30pm. Tues-Thurs 
in June, July, August, noon- 
5pm. 


Full of charm . . .and sheep 


Ragley Hall is only sevoi mites from Stratford- 
npon-Ayon and 10 miles from Evesham. But 
the less weH-known Alcester. Is much nearer 
(just over a arile).and isr worth a visit. It’s a 
amall, anseHcoasdons old town wlthlsoma|iy 
cars Ob' its streets bat some fine buildings, ft 
calls itself “Alster” or < ^CMster”. 

The' dinrch has a magnificat afatesfer 
momnnent to Sir-Falke GrevQle and his wife 
and 15 : cfelMiea. ft is an' Interesting bonding, 
half Gothic and half Classical and. all around 
it are ranges of handsome old houses — timber 
framed, brick and stucco side fej ride., all 
pleasingly iriegnlar and ’Jived-in. There is a 
town %»aii dating back to 1618, and the best tf 


many old bonses is the Malt Hbnse en the cor- 
ner of Malt Mill. Lane. Being just off the 
tourist routes, -Alcester has not been 
‘improved”; its chand is completely genuine. 


f lhrfbrtnhately it also offers littie to the 
weary' traveller but several town pubs, a wine 
bar .(Miranda’s) and the Tudor Rose Tea 
Rooms. For a full meal yon might do best to 
visit the Arrow Mill restaurant, opposite the 
gates of Ragley in the village of Arrow. (The 
Ragley cafoteria does good salads.) The village 
is black and white, strictly residen t ia l , with a 
pretty church set back in the fields. Sheep 
probably outnumber human souls. 



OUTINGS- 


ALNWICK FAIR: Re-enactmonlT 
of this ancient fair in one of 
Northumberland's finest old 
towns. Live entertainment 
throughout today in the Market 
Racelndudes courts and 
duckings, buskers, aguming 
competition, pffiow jousting, 
five-a-side football, barn 
dance, and barbecue. . 
Tomorrow, a road race from 
1 1 .30am, and a medieval 
toumamqnt • ._ 

Alnwick, Northumberland-^ 
Further Information from Peter 
Lewis (0665 6025521 Totey 
lOam-mid night, all Market 
Place events free. Tomorrow, 
tournament from 1-5pm. Adult 
£1,chDd50p. 


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TEDDY BEAR’S PICNIC: Rides 
tar children on the museum's 
train and tar under-l 0s on the, 
antique roundabout ■ 

Competitions forthe smatesti 
best dressed, best handmade; 
and oldest bears. 

Refreshments, including honey- 
and marmalade sandwiches. * ; 


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CARIBBEAN MUSIC VILLAGE? 
Entertainment includes - - ; • v» 
concerts, Wbrmal workshops,— 

masquerade sessions with Stnt, 

walkers, Caribbean food and a : 
whole range of Caribbean r, 
music. 


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Holland Park, London W11. * 

Further [nformatkm and tickets, 
for evening concerts from 
Commonwealth Institute (01- ... 
603 4535). Mon-July 26. AH . . - 
daytime events free. Evening “ 
concerts: adult £SL50, chHd 


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talks about make-up, hair; . " 
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ShonaCrawg^ 

;/ courses for light summer meals 


Not many categories of food 
hawhanged as much for the 
betterassalads. Tberoare still 
uivTOforifted pubs And . can- 
teens serving pre-revolution- 
ary-lettuce decked out with 
dub cut cucumber, tomato 
twedges; sliced 1 eggs,"spnng 
on ions and salad cream on the 
side. And coleslaw dressed to 
kifraH -tastebuds- is -still high in 
the jatings.if the buckets or«t 
sold in supermarkets are any- 
thing to judge py- . 

But as; likely as not, along- 
side the/tubs of chopped .stuff 
drowned in acetic, acid will be 
a- . range of raw greenery un- 
dreamt of even five years ago. 
Add the influences of out own . 
tra.vt4s.-amd those of the cfaets-. 
whose work features on our 
book - shelves, if not on our 
ditoue. -book stubs, and the 
scale of tite change becomes 

^Thcycsr-rouhd availabflity 
of ohce rare ingredients l«e 

sfetesssss 

tSSSAjSg 

have / believed that wa ™ 
boiled potatoes, and garuc 

mayonnaia: arc a ;heav^y 
if someone ted 

noFkSSllan aMi m ™* " 

in the Var? .Could we te^ 
credited ihe .;delidp^ne» ot 
roasted red tepperswrthnodi- 

in&,roprq-*an 
h efdre tasting, .them .on 

of inspi^“ 

fjdmtbe tantaliaoglyperf^t 

SrS«emeats of dainty exefo- 

ra piCTOred in magazin^. 


good addition to a^ selection of 
vegetable's . cooked -4 . la 

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Baby com and mushraoma . 

niagrecque 


Serves six to eight 


225g (Boz) firm button - 

mushrooms ; 

225g (8 oz) baby com . 


obligatory item in every ill- 


small 


thought-out salad. 
If the 


6 cloves garlic, peeled 


6 tablespoons good olive -Qfi 
300ml pint) white wW 


juice of 1 lemon 


Salt. 


1 teaspoon whole 
exyiarwer seeds 


% teaspoon fennel seeds 


Freshly ground black 
pepper. 


temptation' to jazz-up . 

an unexciting lettuce is irre- 
sistible, add a few- lightly 
cooked mange tout peas and 
string-thin green beans. This 
kind of green salad is interest- 
ing enough to serve "as first 
course. Choose cabbage let- 
tuce or any other really green 
variety m -preference to an 
icebeig. ' -' 


Green salad 


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Cut the stems of the mush- 
rooms flush with the raps. 
Wipe the caps with a dean 
cloth. Wadi the baby corn, 

and cut any yny large ones fn 

two- or three pieces. Pe el tne 
onions, and .it they are targe, 
cut tbem in quarters or sep- 
tions- The idea, is thal the 
pieces of vegetable should be 
of roughly compatible srae. . 

Put the onions and ganicin 
a' forge, shallow pan with the 
oil; wine, lemon juice, a little- 
salt" the conander and -rennet 

seedsted ronre freshly ground 

bfo'ck pepper. Bring to thebo A 
cover and summer for three or 
four minutes before adding 

the com. and after another 
five minutes the mushrooms. 
Simmer until the mushrooms 
are lightly cooked then drain 
S v^bles. reserving the 

C °Put° S iie vegetables and 

spices in a' serving bowh 
Seethe cooking hquidro 

Staut 9 tablespoons by^fest 

boiling and pom rt over the 
vegetables, . Leave, than to 
cSLihd serve »t room tan- 

nature rather: item, chilled 
with a wedge of fresh j^non. 
^Tp^ersarefr(fem«t 

abused of vegeiables wfaot 

raw 5 ® repetitive as kippers- 
Strips of green pepper, which 
are even less asy on the 
digestion than npe red pep- 
to have become an 


Serves four 


1 10g (4 oz).veryfine 


green ^ beans 


Baked fish custards seem to 
be a peculiarly Scots institu- 
tion and are usually made 
with freshly caught fish. An- 
other traditional Scots fish 
dish is smoked finnan had- 
dock poached in milk and 
served in a soup plate with the 
hot salty rafik-and a poached 
egg on top.- The next recipe 
calls on both dishes to make 
individual savoury custards 
holding creamy flakes of 
smoked fish. They can be 
eaten hot, but are intended to 
be served cool with a salad of 
sliced waxy potatoes dressed 
with a mustardy vinaigrette. 


Il0g (4 oz) small mange 
tout peas • 


Finnan pots 


1 lettuce 


Serves six 


1 bunch watercress 


1 finnan haddock 


1 tab 


finely 
chives 


600ml (1 pint) milk 


2 large eggs 


For the dressing 


1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 
Sartand freshly ground . 
black pepper 


150ml (K pint) double 
cream - . 


Salt, 


1 tablespoon fresh 
lemon juice 


Cayenne -pepper 


4 tablespoons fight oliya oil 


4 tablespoons 'finely 
chopped chives or spring 
onions - 1 ! \ 


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Top mid tail the beans and 
mange -torts- If they need 
stringing they are -less thin 
ideal for this, salad. Bring a 
couple of pints of water to the 
boil and add 3 tablespoons of 
salL The' salt will raise the 
boiling poiiit of the water by 
several degress and. help to 
preserve the ‘colour of the 
vegetables. Drop in the .beans 
and cook them for two min- 
utes. ’Refresh ihemmVcold 
water, ■ Repeat the ^procedure' 
with the mange touts.. . '• - 

Wash /and dry the lettuce, 
and wattriress. •. 

Put the leaves In a serving 
bowL arranging them as if they 
were growing.if rather Iposdy, 
from its base. Add' the beans 
and pea pods so that they are 
poking up between the leaves. 
This . looks- pretty without 
being too contrived, Wit you 
could just fling everything in 
ihe bowl higgledy-piggledy. 
Sprinkle with chopped chives. 

To make the dressing, com- 
bine the mustard, saft, peppet 
lerhon juice- and oil and mix 
them wgejher.veiywelLDress 
the salad immediately before 
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Simirier the.fish in the milk for 
about five minutes, until it 
will flake from the bones. 
Strain and reserve the milk. 
Leave the fish to cool. 

Flake the fish, diseasing 
the skin and bones and divide 
it- between six well-buttered 
moulds or ramekins. I use 
ovel metal moulds which hold 
about-lOOml (3fc oz). 

Put the eggs in a- bowl with 
the cream and about 175ml (fr 
fl-oz) of the -reserved poaching 
milk. Whisk .well and season 
, vrith cayenne, aMi ng salt if it 
is needed. Stir in the chopped 
chives. ;1 " 

■ Pour the cusiard over the- 
fish, filling the dishes; to the 
brim. Set the dishes in a deep 
tin or casserole and pour in 
boiling water to come at least 
half way up their sides. Bake 
the custards, covered, in a 
preheated cool oven 
(150*C/300"F. gas mark 2) for 
about 30 minutes, or until 
they have set. 

Remove' them from the 
water “baih and al}ow diem-ip 
• cfcrt.- Refrigerate them only if 
necessary. -Theyare besvfresh“ 
lymade: . • .. 


One of the difficulties with 
gardening advice on radio or 
television, in magazines - and 
newspaper columns — is that it 
usually comes from profes- 
sional gardeners who, while 
they are immensely knowl- 
edgeable on the subject often 
seem to have no concept oflife 
in a domestic garden, where 
children, pets and wildlife 
compete with plants, for space 
and attention. These distrac- 
tions bring about a number of 
problems which may not be 
dealt with by the professional 
giver of gardening advice. 

The main problem with the 
gardening gurus is that they 
want to keep you busy the 
entire time. So this month, if 
you’re not feeding gloxinias, 
you should be earthing up 
potatoes, transplanting bulbs, 
taking half-ripe cuttings or 
removing strawberry foliage- 
When do you get time to lie in 
the sun and eqjoy the sights 
and scents? 

Do we really have to suffer 
through this kind of gardening 
Pilgrim "s Progress of infinite 
tasks and imponderable ad- 
versity. where joy is hard- 
won? Of course gardens need 
attention but, in practice, if 
enjoyment is combined with 
vigilance, 1 tasks can be 
minimized. • 

If you adopt a relaxed 
attitude, taking time off to 
walk among your plants, you 
are more likely to spot pest or 
disease problems early, when 
they can usually be dealt with 
quickly and easily. As you 
pass by, you can swoop on the 
odd weed, deadhead the roses 
and secure the waving stems, 
of climbers. 

You will savour the scent of 
roses on the morning air, of 
lavender robbed between the 
fingers. There will be toe 
pleasure of the firat npe 
raspberries, or .of finding that 
your lilies have unexpectedly 
doubled in number, or of 
discovering a new plant, 
gained from who knows where 
— - perhaps inadvertantly 
smuggled m .with some other, 
purchase. . 

Inspection will also, reveal 


both bfockfly and pinky rose 
aphids on your roses, and 
nasty wrinkles on toe silky 
leaves of toe cherry. These 
indicate toe presence of the 
persistently hungry chary 
aphids, which resemble shiny 
blackfleas. 

You will also do well, to spot; 
toe early nibblings of that 
unpleasant grey-green .cater-': 
pillar which adores Soloraon T s 
Seal and can defoliate it in a 
day or two, or a similar 
depredation of toe currant 
bushes which signifies ■ toe 
caterpillar of the magpie 
moto, a most beautiful but 
troublesomely voracious 
species. 

July is the lime to enjoy the 
gardens of others as well as 
your own. Many gardens, 
private and public, are- open- 
this month, giving- -you- an 
opportunity to - observe toe 
planting requirements, habit, 
spread and height ■ o f- pla nts 
you are considering growing' 
yourself 

Take a notebook in which to 
note down toe names of new 
plants which capture your 
attention, or you- will inevita- 
bly have forgotten them by the 
time you get home. 

My list for this year includes 
a delightful pink linaria called 
Canon Went, and Salvia pat- 
ens with its rich blue flowers. I 
was reminded, by a trip to the 
Chelsea Physic Garden, • of 
Lavendula stoechas — an early 
lavender in which each flower 
is crowned with a cluster of 
bracts; making ' it Jook as 
though ah exotic fly is perch- 
ing there. 

.Also a delight from now oti 
aid the day lilies. Purists prefer 
the species, the 'yellow Hem- 
erocaitis citrina and the apn- 
cot-red Hemerocailis fidrn ; 
but there are numerous hybrid 
varieties for those with fancier 
tastes. These are plants worth 
considering for although — as 
toe name suggests - no single 
bloom lasts more than a day, 
they produce a succession ol 
blooms .lasting up to six or 
eight weeks. 


Cure Robots 



Attack: caterpillars 
and a Magpie moth 
on currant leaves 


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Master and maestros: Gustav Mahler, flanked by two of his interpreters, Giuseppe SinopoU (left) and Bruno Walter 

low strings. It is a performance but I do not think this is the accompanying perfor- that Walter's Mahler, however 
of colossal menace^ of menace Sinopoli's intention, ft is rath- manee of the Lieder eines splendid, preserves an echo of 
directed more at the work er a matter of taking the fahrenden Gesellen where she the time when the composer 
than through it. It is also a 
performance that must inev- 
itably lose continuity, moving 


but I do not think this is 
Sinopoli's intention, ft is rath- 
er a matter of taking the 
symphony's adult questions as 
seriously as its childlike an- 
swers. Walter may be a much 


in fits and starts (many starts more palatable guide to Mah- 
and a fair number of fits: ler. but the nasty, tempesiu- 


sometimes, in die alto song for 
instance, it seems that the 
whole thing has been strung 
together out of 30-second 
takes). 

The effect is to suggest 
overweening self-indulgence 
on the part of the conductor. 


ous, uninviting Sinopoli 

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is own — or rather of 
Mahler’s own. 

It deserves slightly less dis- 
turbing singing. Brigitte 
Fassbaender is sadly shaky in 
her solo, and not well cast in 


the accompanying perfor- 
mance of the Lieder eines 
fahrenden Gesellen where she 
is too ripe. Rosalind Plowright 
is on surer form as the 
symphony’s soprano, and 
Bemd Weikl turns in neat 
performances of six early 
songs, chosen from the 1892 
volumes and effectively or- 
chestrated in Mahlerian style 
by Harold Bynts: ineffective* 
ness can be judged from the 
fact that Sinopoli finds unruly 
currents here as much as in the 
symphony. One mav conclude 


could be lumped together with 
Bruckner, for certainly his 
performance of the “Titan” 
reaches towards the same 
kinds of glorious affirmation 
and of loveableness that be 
finds in his contemporary 
recording of the older 
composer’s “Romantic” Sym- 
phony No 4, here romantic 
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infuriating pianist whose off-the- 
platform ecccntricines more than 
matched his keyboard manner. Afet - 
. listening*® th&assonbJedrecordings 
of The Gteui Goal* Legacy (dating 
* from 1936-6) is ah 1 exhilarating-. 
remindeMhat-he-was-also aLgomur 
whose ■ death'* ral TM- comparafively 
yauthfufagewas an artistic as well us 
a personal tragedy.- — — - 

Nond of his famous Bach interpre- . 


rations is included here, though there 
is a massive, uncompromisingly solid 
account of Mozart’s Fantasia and 
Fugue, K394. Instead the emphasis is 
on Beethoven, with idiosyncratic 
readings - of the last three piano 
sonatas, and vivid performances of 
Concertos Nos 1 and 2. The recording 
of No 1. with the Columbia Orchestra 
under Golschmann, has become a 
classic urgent and impulsive, with 
Gould's passage work matching the 
trumpets and drums for rhythmic 
ferocity. 

“I can scarcely hope to conceal the 
fact that my cadenzas are hardly in 
pure Beethoven style”, wrote Gould 
in his entertaining sleeve notes. That 
is certainly true, but -these baroque- 

.chromatic -inventions come like . a 
fresfr breeze from an age less obsessed 
with uniformity and “authentic” 
nyle. :s ■ • m ;-\ -\ V. - 

/’ The mono recording of therConoer-: 

:-to No 2 has never been issued before. 
Listening to the Academic Symphony 
Orchestra of Leningrad, one can 


understand why. But Gould's first 
entry rakes the game into an altogeth- 
er more dangerous and elemental 
phase, with the tempo audaciously 
-varied and the piano conjuring up 
more excitingly “orchestral" colour 
than this orchestra could ever 
manage. 

Turning from this to Claudio 
Arrau’s sedate new recording of the 
Piano Concerto No 5, the“Emperor”, 
is like taking a tranquilliser. The 
measured progress will not be to 
everyone's taste, but it does allow 
Arrau the space to bring his custom- 
ary poetic insights to bear, and Colin 
Davis elicits some rich sounds from 
the Dresden players. The piano's 
prominence in the balance is far from 
natural, however. 

There is more passion, surprising- 
ly, in Alfred Brendd’s performances 
of the two Beethoven sonatas— boih.- 
live recordings made by the BBC at 
his superb 1982/3 Beethoven cycle in 
the Queen Elizabeth HalL I was 
struck by the big dynamic range, the 


intense delivery of the Adagio, and 
the unfaultable clarity of thought and 
expression in this reading of the . 
“Hammerklavier". There is not a 
dead patch in it, nor (as far as one 
could hear) a single technical slip. 
The performance of Op 78 is equally 
rewarding, particularly in the exuber- 
ant second movement, where Brendel 
points up the rhythms and makes 
something Schumannesque of it. 

Finally to Mitsuko Uchida, whose 
own recent Queen Elizabeth Hall 1 
cycle was of Mozart concertos. As it 
progressed she recorded each work 
with the English Chamber Orchestra, i 
and the fruits are well worth savour- 
ing. The crystalline, “filtered" quality 
of ,the piano- sound, matched by < 
-^-absolutely even passagework and a 1 
~ dgiipaie, dancing style, are the hall- ' 
_ ‘ marks here - though I fancy that the 
presence of Jeffrey Tate (there was.no 
conductor in the concert hall) adds a - 
touch more passion and character to- 
the. orchestral playing, 

Richard Morrison 


The invention of chess has 
been variously ascribed to 
JaphethShem, King Solomon, 
Hermes. Aristotle and a Man- 
darin called Han-Sing. Proba- 
bly it was none of these, but 
chess is the.ofdest board game 
still universally played. 

It makes a satisfying irony, 
then, that it is now so popular 
with the young, and particu- 
larly with school children. 
Next week's Times British 
Schools Chess Championship, 
organized jointly by The 
Times and the British Chess 
Federation, is a showcase for 
the best in team chess. 

“It is the pre-eminent 
school chess competition in 
the world” said Paul BuswelL 
secretary of the British Chess 
Federation. “As an event it is 
analagous with the FA Cup 
. Final in soccer — even if they, 
are not playing the rest of the 
world is watching." 

Each of the four teams who 
have survived the qualifying 
rounds has six members, aged 
from 11 to 18. John 
Merriman, aged 1 1 and play- 
ing for Blue Coat School, 
Liverpool, is the youngest boy 
ever to rake pan in the 20- 
year-old tournament. “I cer- 
tainly believe he has the 
potential to be a Grand 
Master”, says Ken Champion, 
who coaches the team. “I 
thought very carefully about 
bringing him down to London 
because of his age L .but_we 
must have him if we are.to 
build our strongest team.” 

The best player in the Blue 
Coat team is Philip Leeson, 
now 1 7, who was the youngest 
participant the last time the 
school made it to the 
tournament's semi-final stage 
four years ago. 

This time the school is up 
against three other all-boy 
teams — from Colchester Roy- 
al Grammar School, Plym- 
outh" College. and . the 
Methodist College, Belfast 

Dave Sing, the 16-year-old 
captain of Colchester, and his 
yopunger ' brother Roy (14) 
have a growing reputation. 
But the team from Belfast 
under the direction of Brian 
Thorpe, may be the dark 


. horses. Captained by Kieran 
Greer, an 18-year-old and a 
member of the All Ireland 
team, they had to win two of 
their qualifying rounds by. 
jfiaying over the telephone; yet 
ihey'managed id beal one- 
time favourites Queen Mary’s 
Grammar School. Wallsend. 

Skippering the Plymouth, 
side — runners-up two years 
ago — is Christopher Butt a 
17-year-old who has been 
cautiously earmarked by 
Mitchell Taylor, the tourna- 
ment organizer, as perhaps 
this year’s best individual 
player. 

“The trouble is that the 
contest comes immediately 
after examinations”. 
Christoper says, “which 
means that one can’t play as 
often as one would like in 
-order to prepare. Next, year 
will be my A Level year and I 
will have to think very hard 
' about whether to enter chess 
competitions then." 

His sights are set firmly on a 
career in the law, and Grand 


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John Huston had the luck to launch 
hiscareer as a director with the sort of 
project that any young film maker 
must dream about, and The Maltese 
Falcon (BBC2, tomorrow, 1 1,05 pro- 
1250 am) has rightly passed into 
cinema history as one of the supreme 
achievements of 1940s film noir. 

Curiously, it was the third screen 
version of Dashiell Hammett’s pri- 
vate eye thriller, but such was its 
impact that no one besides the 
cinema buffs remembers the previous 
two. It is that rare example of a 
remake bettering the original. 

it started as just another product of 
the Warner Brothers assembly line, 
assigned, with some trepidation, to 
the youngHuston who had joined the 


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studio three years earlier as a writer. 

. Huston had, in fact, written the script 
for The Maltese Falcon . but only after 
some badgering did he get to direct iL 

The result was the turning of a 
potentially routine thriller into cine- 
matic gold, thanks to happy combina- 
tion of Huston's writing and 
directing, superbly atmospheric black 
and white camerawork by Arthur 
Edeson and a cast.in which every face 
was a perfect fit. ’ 

- Hammett's laconic private eye, 
Sam Spade, is played, definitively, by.. 
Humphrey Bogan; tough, cynical. 


By Peter Waymark 


bringing a rough brand of integrity to 
a nasty world. His chief antagonist is 
Mary Aston film noir’s archetypal 
scheming wo/nan, and there is a 
marvellous assortment of supporting 
players from the outsize Sydney 
Greensireet (making his film debut at 
the age of 61) and that eternal fell- 
guy, Elisha Cook jun. 

What matters least about The 
Maltese Falcon is the plot, a convo- 
luted affair concerning the quest for a 
black statuette. What matters a lot is 
Huston's. unobtrusive^ but perf ectly 
paced, direction, which allows his 
abrasive dialogue to' make its own 
point The Maltese Falcon perfectly 
illustrates the dictum of another 
Hollywood pro, Howard Hawks, that 


a good director fs someone, whorkeeps ' 
out of the way. 

Eighty in August Huston has been ! 
directing, but not always keeping out * 
of the way, ever since. Only last year, 
when we thought the old boy was ! 
starting to lose his grip, he came back 
triumphantly with Prizzi’s Honour. 
Who knows what more this big. 
flamboyant hulk of a man may yet 
have to offer. 

After The Maltese Falcon, BBC2’s 
Huston retrospective continues with 
The Red Badge of Courage (Mon. 
5. fO-7.15 pm) and The Misfits (Fri, 6-~ 
8 pm). Delights la follow include The 
Treasure qt the Sierra Madre. The 
Asphalt Jungle and The African 
Queen. 


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Flippantly, one might call it 
the gospel according to Brian 
Redhead. But flippancy is out 
of place with The Good Book 
(Radio 4, today, 1 0-30-1 J pm\ 
the first of 13 programmes on 
that best-selling t though not 
always best-read — volume, 
the Bible. . 

Starting with Genesis and 
I earing programme J3 blank 
for audience reaction. The 
Good Book proceeds on three 
levels; relating the story of the 
: Bible, trying to explain why 
; that story has remained so 
I powerful? and looking at the 
views of Biblical scholars. By 
trying himself to make sense 
of the Bible Redhead hopes to 
pass on that understanding to 
his audience. 

The joint winners iff die 
J985 Radio Times Drama 
Awards hare their plays pre- 
miered on Radio 4. Jn 
N J. Warburton's Conversa- 


tion From the Engine Room 
(today, 130-330 pm) Colin 
Douglas plays a primary 
school caretaker whose inno- 
cent relationship with a sensi- 
tive and lonely popfl threatens 
both their futures. 

Those formidable actresses 
Peggy Monnt and Liz Smith 
are The Old Ladies at the Zoo 
(Wed, 3.02-3.47 pm), by Da- 
vid Ashton. Their Monday 
visits are partly to look at the 
pwimak but more to Calk about 
their lives and share their 
troubles. The routine goes on 
until one meeting proves more 
momentous than the rest. 

Jesus Came to Ding Dong 
(Radio 4, tomorrow, 10.15- 
11 pm) is not a rival to the 
Brian Redhead series but a 
documentary by Gerald 
Priestbmd about the mysteri- 
ous goings-on around an an- 
cient tin mine near Land's 
End. Among the most persis- 
tent legends "aarroonding the 
mme is that it was once .visited 
byGnrLord. 


TELEVISION 


The Lives of Lee Miller 
(Channel 4. tomorrow, 9J5- 
10.20pm) is a television por- 
trait of a mother by her son, 
though in the circumstances it 
manages a remarkable 
objectivity., 

Lee Miller had several fives, 
' all of them notable. In the late 
1 920s and early 1 930s she was 
a top fashion model; the pupil, 
mistress and favourite subject 
of the American surrealist 
photographer and artist, Man 
Ray. She became a photogra- 
pher herself, covering such 
momentous events as the 
Normandy invasion and the 
atrocities of the concentration 
camps. After the war she 
married the English painter 
and surrealist, Roland 
Penrose. 

During the 1950s her por- 
traits of artistic luminaries' 


such as Henry Moore, Mir6 
and Stravinsky decorated the 
pages of Vogue, but her style 
Fell out of favour. 

After her death in 1977 her 
son, Anthony Penrose, came 
across a vast quantity of her 
work, which forms the basis of 
. the film. He hardly knew his 
mother while she was alive, so 
: the film is both a discovery of 
an artist and of a parent 

Despite -Tumours to. the 
contrary, the single play is still 
alive and well, as BBC2 hopes 
to prove over the coming 
weeks. A Sunday evening 
series is launched on July 1 3 
and next Wednesday sees the 
start of another season, called 
Screenplay. 

The opening production is 
Peter Buckman’s All Together 
Now (BBC2. 9.25-10.20 pm), 
a comedyaboui a lethargic 
brass band shaken up by a new 
bandmaster. 


Prior to the Autumn opening of ttie ' 

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Mastership is not for him. 
“You have to be right at the 
top to earn any money in 
chess, and it is not very much 
money even then". 

Young’ John Merriman 
would not mind — *4f I’m 
good enough". He is already 
in the country's top 10. in his 
age-group, which makes him 
one of the best in the world. 

“Youth is becoming more 
and more important in this 
game", Mitchell Taylor com- 
ments. “Kasparov is making 
Karpov look an old man at 3 1 . 
Players need, enormous stami- 
na these days, both physical 
and mental [Butt plays cricket 
and rugby for his school] to 
withstand the pressures . 

The Times British Schools 
Chess Championships wifi take 
place at the Great Eastern 
Hotel, Liverpool Street 
London EC2 (01-283 4363)- 
on Ttiurs and Fri, 1.30-6. 30pm. 
There will be a commentary — 
by Grand Master James 
Plaskett and spectators are 
welcome. 


Valuable practice 


This week's extract from play 
is a game of my own where I 
had the White pieces against 
Andrew Whiteley. It was 
played when my own school. 
Dulwich College, was com- 
peting in the National 
Schools' Championship. 1 
well remember the spur this 
championship provided to 
raising our team's standards 
and preparing in depth for 
struggles to come. Such 
practice proved invaluable 


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the chess Olympics. 

37 _ Bxb5 

Of course not 27... hxg5 28 
QhS g6 29 Rxg6-f with a 
mating attack. 

2t Bh7* KM 29 toff* Rxtf 

After 29... Kxh7 White wins 
with • 30 -Rxh6+ 'gxh6 31 
Qe4+ Kg7 32 Qg4+ Kh7 33 
Qf5+ Kg7 34 Qf6+. •— 

30 RxT? RatfB? 

Black cannot play 30... 
Kxh7 since White can mate 
with a Queen sacrifice, for 
example 31 Qg4 Rg8 32 Qg6+ 
Kh8 33 Qxh6+ gxh6 34 Rxh6 
mate. However. Black could 
have drawn with the remark- 
able defence . 30... Bxc4 31 
Qxc4Nxe5 32 Rxb6 Nxc4 33 
Rbxb7 Kxh7 34 Rxg7+ with 
perpetual check. 

'31 wifi B*c4 32 RA+ KxbT 
33 Oe<k g6 34 Qxc4 Id 

And Black resigned in view 
of 35 Qf7+ Kh6 36 Rb8+ 
Kg5 37 Qf4 mate. 

Raymond Keene 


BRIDGE 


The London County Contract 
Bridge Association is de- 
servedly recognized as one of 
the most enterprising of the 
local bodies. At one end of the 
scale they promote the Leder- 
er Memorial for established 
masters; at the other, thanks to 
Freddie Della Porta’s initia- 
tive. the London Trophy. 

Last year the sponsors were 
forced to withdraw. Della 
Porta immediately set out to 
find a replacement It is a 
■fitting reward for his persis- 
tence that the event is now 
sponsored by the Prudential 
Assurance Company. 

The London Trophy is for 
non-Bridge clubs who are 
happy to play the-game as it 
used to be before the system- 
mongers got to work. 

This was a critical hand in a 
clash between two tennis 
dubs, the AD England and 
Sutton. 

London Trophy. East-West 
Game. Dealer North. 

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Becker’s forehand, but his 
bidding is open to question. 

South tried the ♦Q. but 
' had to win East's ♦K with 
the 4A. He crossed to 
dummy with the CQ, and 
returned to the Va to discard 
dummy's losing spades on bis 
top diamonds. He ruffed a 
spade with dummy's *2, 
cashed the c vK and played a 
heart, eventually scrambling 
1 1 tricks. An indulgent com- 
mentary suggested that the 
position of' the +8 was the 
critical factor. Closer scrutiny 
suggests that declarer needed 
several successive- net -cords. 

The .association’s annual 
festival is being held at the 
Great Western Hotel, Pad- 
dington. London W2 from 
August 22-24. Entries for the 
full Congress cost £22. For 
further particulars, please 
write to: Marijke Van Beesen, 
55E Ferme Park Road. Lon- 
don N8 9RY(01-341 4456). 

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PRIVATE EYE: Man Ray was a 
leading light in the surrealist 
movement which flourished in 
Paris in the 1920s. His Tears (above) 
is inducted in L‘ Amour Fou: 
Photography and Surrealism. 
Hayward Gallery, London SE1 
(01 -928 3144) from Thursday. 


THEATRE 


INSECT MAN: Tim Roth, fresh 
from his television triumph in King of 
the Ghetto, has.the lead in 
Metamorphosis, Steven Berkoffs ■ 
version of the Kafka story about a 
man who wakes up to And that he is 
a cockroach. Mermaud ( 01-236 
5568). from Wednesday. 


TELEVISION 

TORCH CARRIER: The Statue of 
Liberty, built in France and shipped 
across the Atlantic in 210 crates, 
was unveiled 100 years ago. Its story 
is told in an Oscar-nominated - 
documentary bythe American 
director, Keri Bums: BBC2, 

Monday, 8-9pm. 


THE TIMES CHOICE 


GALLERIES 

OPENINGS 


SELECTED 


CONCERTS 


FACING UP: Andy Warhol aim. ■ 
oneof his recurrent themes: - 
the self-portrait. _ 


Anthony D'Offay Gallery, 9 & 
23 Dering Street, New Bond 


Street, London W1 (01-499 ■ 
4100). From Tues. 


FIGURATIVE SCULPTURE: 
The human form, from eight 
contemporary British 
sculptors. 

CastiefiekJ Gallery, 5 
Campfiekl Avenue Arcade, Off 


FOOL FOR LOVE (18): Robert 

Altman's latest imaginative 
venture into filmed theatre. 
Premiere (01-439 5570), . 
Cannon-Tottenham Court 

Road (01-6366i48). - . . : 

AN IMPUDENT GIRL (IS) 
Claude Miller's smooth, sweet 
story of a frustrated teenager 
taking steps towards maturity 


during her summer hols. Very 
French. 


French. 

Lumiere (01-936 0691). 

Chelsea Cinema (01-351 3742). 


Deansgate, Manchester (061 
832 8034). From Tubs. 

SCANDINAVIAN PAINTING: 
From the turn of the century, 
including Munch, Larsson arid 
Ring. ' 


PHOTOGRAPHY 


Hayward Gallery, South Bank, 
London SE1 (01-9283144).- ' ■ 
From Thurs. 


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SELECTED 


BATH’S SECRET 
GARDENS: Photographed by a 
local man, Peter ' 
Wotoszynskl, who has 
established a-reputation in 
this particular genre. 

Royal Photographic. ’ 

Society. The Octagon. Miisom . 
Street, Bath (022562841). > 


DANCE THEATRE OF 
HARLEM: Two performances 
today of its Creoto GiseUe 
together with Balanchine's 
Atiegro brikante. Glen : • • 

Tetiey's Voluntaries# given ■ 
together with Balanchine’s : 
Serenade and John Tara's * 

Rtebkrf{tAan, Tues) 

Geoffrey Holder's Banda and 
Balanchine’s Stars and 
Strides (Wed), or Banda plus 
Billy Wilson's Concerto in F 
(Thurs). The season ends with 
Serenade, Firebird and the 
London premiere of Domy 
Retter-Soffer's Equus (Fn 
and July 12). 

Coliseum {01-836-3161). 

MERYL TANKARD: She 

describes her Travelling Light 
as adance theatre cabaret: 
it is given m London for one 
more week, then at . 
Edinburgh.: • 

ICA Theatre (01 -930-3647) 


McGregor and many 
others. 

Today/tomorrow, South HH1 
Park Arts Centre, Bracknell, 
Berks (0344 4841 23) 


QUEEN: With Status Quo. 
Wed, St James' Park, 
Newcastle (0632 611571); Fri 
and July 12. Wembley 
Stadium (01-902 1234).. * 

GILBERTO GIL/MtLTON 
NASCIManO: Two giants of 
Brazffian pop, Gil on Tues 
and NasomentoonFri. 
Hammersmith Odeon, 

London W6 (01-748 4081 ). 


CELIA CRUZ: The Aretha 
Frankfin of salsa, accompanied 
by Tito Puente’s band. 

Thurs, Hammersmith 
Palais, London W6 (01 -748 
2812). 


THEATRE 


IN PREVIEW 


ARCHAEOLOGY: Major ■ 
exhibition reviewing 
archaeological discoveries in 
Britain since the Second World 
War. 

British Museum. Great Russell 
Street. London WC1 (01-636 
1555). 


PORTRAITS^ AND 

DREAMS: Self portraits and ' 
family fife photographed by 
the children of the Appalachian 


DANCE 


lion of Kentucky, 
is Gallery. 105 Hfg 
it, Edinburgh (( 


Stills Galie 
Street, Edi 
1140). 


CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL: 

Bruckner’s Symphony No 9 
and the world premiere of 
Alun Hoddinott's Triple 
Concerto. 


CABARET: GilNan Lynne 
directs Wayne Steep, Keliy . 
Hunter in a new production of 
the musical based on 
I sherwoods stories. 


OPERA 


Town HaB, Imperial Square, 
Cheltenham (0242 523690) 
Today, 8pm. 

LISZTS FAUST: A rare 
performance of Liszt's Faust ■ ■ 

Symphony tty toe 

Pnilharmonia Orchestra under 
Esa-Pekka Salonen. 

Royal Festival Hall, South - • . 
Bank. London -SE1JG1 -928 
3191 ).' Tbbwiirbw*7l30prn. . 
FR END/PHI LKARMONIA: 
Lionel Friend conducts 
Mendelssohn's Hebrides 
Overture, Handel's Water 
Music, Rachmaninov’s 
Piano Concerto No 2 and 
Dvorak's ''New Worid'*. 

Royal Festival Halt Tues. 
7.30pm. 

BOETTCHER'S 
BEETHOVEN: Wilfried . 
Boettcher conducts the - - 
Scottish Chamber Orchestra in 
Beethoven's Symphonies 
Nos 2 and 7. 

Cheltenham Town Hall; 

Wed, 8pm. 


FILMS 


OPENINGS 


ENEMY MINE (PC): Futuristic: 
spectacular from the director ; 
of The Boat, Wolfgang 
Petersen, with Dennis Quaid 
and Louis Gossett Jnr as 
enemy space pilots marooned 
together on a hostile planet 
Prince Charles (01-437 8181) 
Odeon Marble Arch (01-723 
2011) From Fri. 


ROYAL OPERArTonight 
Tubs andFn at Y^OpnvCovent 
Garden's 'new production of . 
Fidetio, conducted by Sir Colin 
Davis. Britten's A 
Midsumrmrfftght s Dream 
continues te run dn Mon - .' 

and Thurs at 7.30pnr. ■ 

Covenf Garden; London * 
WC2 (01 -240 1066). 


HALF UFE (PG) Powerful, 
angry Australian documentary 
investigating the effect of : 
American nuclear tests on the 
inhabitants of the- Marshall 


Islands during the 1950s. 
Metro 1 (01-4370757). From 
Fri. 


GLYNDEBOURNE 
FESTIVAL: Tonight and Thurs 
at 4.50 pm the long-awaited 
Porgy and Bess conducted by 
Simon Rattle with Willard 
White and Cynthia Haymon; 
tomorrow at 4.50pm, Wed ■ 
and Firi at 5.50pm, Peter HalTs 
new production of Venfi's . 
SimonBoccamgra: 
Giyndeboume. LewesrEast ' - 
Sussex(0273 812411). 


MURPHY’S ROMANCE (15) 
Old-fashioned romantic drama, 
with Sally Field as a horse 
trainer, fading for James 
Garner (who was nominated 
for an Oscar). 

Curzon West End (01-439 
4805). From Fri 


ICOMMEDIANTfcAnewfy - 
formed Italian comic opera ■ 
touring company stars 
tonight (from 5pm) at tile 
Charleston Manor Festival, 
with a double-bill of Pergolesi's 
La serva padrone and 
Donizettis La Pita. 

Charleston Manor, West 
Dean, Seaford. Sussex (0323 
870267). 


SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM: 
David Neman's tribute to 
Stephen Sondheim's lyrics and 

music. ' ' - ■ • 

Don mar Warehouse (04-240 - ; 
8230) Opens Tues. Press 
Night Fri. Until Aug 24. .• 

WIENER SCHNITZLER: 
Excapts from the ptays and 
stories of Arthur Schnitzfar 
using members of the 
company of Dalhance (now at 
the Lyttelton). Platform 
performance. 

Cottas loe (01-928 2252) Mon, 
July 18, Aug 11, 19. 


SELECTED 


ROCK AND JAZZ 


THE ENTERTAINER: Peter . 
Bowles gamely steps into 
Olivier's shoes as the seedy, 
emotionally empty stand-up 
comic Arctte Rice - perhaps 
John Osborne's greatest 

creation. 

Shaftesbury (01-379 5399). 


BRACKNELL JAZZ 
FESTIVAL: Back in 
competition with 
Wimbledon, this most relaxed 
of jazz picnics features Don 
Cherry, John Scofield. Chris 


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Dear's play about toe fife and 
Work of WitSam Hogarth. 

The Other Place (0789 
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be hopng for a warm welcome on his 
return to Britain after a lengthy 


return to Britain after a lengthy 
absence. His concert features a 
reunion of the Faces, phjsduest 
appearances by ELO and Feargal 
Sharkey. Today, Wembley - 


MAKING WHOOPI: Whoopi 

in her first screen role 






Purple (15), about 




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T o people who know 
him chiefly as the co- 
writer of Yes. Minis- 
ler, Jonathan Lynn’s 
arrival at the Na- 
tional Theatre will come as 
something of a surprise. Hav- 
ing already directed a Feydeau 
force for them, he was invited 
by Peter Hall to form a new 
group of NT actors to give a 
sequence of three plays. The 
second surprise is his choice of 


What brought a 
former writer of 
Yes, Minister to 
the South Bank? 
Jonathan Lynn 
had his reasons 


plays — two little-known hits 
from Broadway's past and one 
classic, neglected English 
force. The Magistrate. “I be- 
lieve in a good night out”, he 
says, explaining his policy 
simply: **! want people to feel 
entertained and have a good 
laugh.” • 

These were • reassuring 
words to hear bouncing off the 
National Theatre concrete. 
Backstage at the NT the 
impression is of visiting a 
prison. After being signed in 
and looked over, one is led to 
an interview cell of extreme 
lugubriousness, furnished 
only with old paper cups. A 
previous occupant had passed 
his time arranging the drawing 
pins on the notice board into a 
cry for help: “Brian where are 
you?” But Jonathan Lynn, 
after being led in by a warder, 
seemed to be enjoying his 
porridge. A roly-poly 
Ustinovian figure, whh lips 
that curl like those of atten- 
dant cherubs in lascivious Old 
Masters, he looks as though be 
might introduce a note of 
revelry between these sad. 
forbidding walls. 

What had persuaded him to 
come inside? “Oh. the day 
that Peter Hall rang, it seemed 
■like a good idea. I do whatever 
comes along that seems a good 
idea at the time. People have 
given me a great sense of 
support. We're a mixed bunch 
of directors — Peter Wood. 
Richard Eyre. David Hare. 
Peter Gill — and now me." He 
sounded surprised at the com- 
pany in which he found 
himself. 


The Broadway plays are 
icobowsky and the Colonel 


Jacobowsky and the Colonel 
by Franz Werfel and Three 
Men on a Horse by the old 
master of 1930s musicals and 
comedies. George Abbott 
Neither title will ring -many 
bells among English audi- 
ences. although Michael 
Redgrave played in 
Javohowskv in London in 


1945. The play is set during 
the collapse of France in 1940, 
where all its characters are 
fugitives before the German 
advance. Playwright Franz 
Werfel was one of them in real 
life. 

“It's a warm, optimistic 
play with something genuinely 
touching to say about human 
relationships” says Lynn. Af- 
ter Elia Kazan's successful 
production in J944, Holly- 
wood intervened with a screen 
version with Danny Kaye. Me 
and the Colonel . and the play 
was forgotten. Jonathan Lynn 
heard that it was for superior 
to the film, tracked it down, 
read it and was delighted. At 
its first showing it was highly 
topical, with the Nazi occupa- 
tion fresh in everyone's mind. 
Now it has to be seen whether 
it transcends its period. 

To play the colonel. Lynn 
turned, not unnaturally, to 
Nigel Hawthorne who made 
ihc character of the hide- 
bound mandarin Sir Hum- 
phrey Appleby in Yes. 
.I/fVi/jrrrso much his own. It is 
Hawthorne’s first part for the 
NT and he will follow it in the 
lead of The Magistrate 

The idea for the Whitehall 
saga occurred to Lynn's part- 


ner. Antony Jay. They had 
met while wriiirig manage- 
ment training films. 

Lynn did not respond to toe 
idea at first “I had written 
about 50 situation comedies 
for television and didn't want 
to write another one ever 
again.” But after some years 
he was more receptive when 
Jay mentioned the unpromis- 
ing idea once more. In a sense 
he points out. Yes. Minister is 
a training film for politicians, 
just as Fawhy Towers can be 
seen as a training film about 
the problems of hotel 
management. 

The success of Yes. Minister 
and its best-selling books-of- 
th e-series rather eclipsed Jon- 
athan Lynn's earlier career as 
an actor. In toe 1 970s be was 
seldom off the screen as actor- 
scriptwriter in series such as 
Doctor in the House and its 
sequel. He had begun his 
acting career in the Cambridge 
Footlights revue, playing the 
drums, but for the New York 
run. he was promoted to 
playing in toe sketches. . 


Peter Lewis 


Jacobowsky and me . ' 

Colonel previews «t the Olivier 
(01-9282252) from Friday- 
and opens on July 22. 


Frontline" 


David Thompson fieUs JSC 
“Theplayis uncomprorms&g. 

It loolsaf the rootsof Wotetife 
in toe township? and tbe tjOfe 
of the informers. Tt : is a ; 'ay . 
from toe heart”. But;dcspi|e 
the threats, to .Ngeraa, 
passes a message back thro ugh 
-a third party: ”1 will-nofe.be 
intimidated”. . v -*2 


Still life 


I'.V 


Despite apocalyplic. foies that 
the OxfortFPlayho useiS-abottt, 
no; coHapse "-toroagh -foek 
financial /support from ®e . 
Univershy,T can reveal. that-p 
year’s stay, of execution*' has 
been granted! Robert. JWetF. 
whose committee has^tieen 
charged with finding a solu- 
tion to the theatre's fending 
problems, assures tri& Ch&l 
“The playhouse will netfdtjp 
dark”. . .V-‘ 


With a comage and 
optimism rare in the " -T .ig 
publishing business, thr ee: ' 1 


will announce on Mowiaf^?* 
they have created a-fww; 
pnb&shing honse,- 
Headline. Tim Hely . - • .vj&a 
Hutchinson, Sue Fletchers***. 
and Sian Thomas hare 
established whattbey^*/ 3 — 
describe as “the largest - '"*-: 
independent book r'jl 
producers ever to be lamchw 
in Britain ".But how large 
is large? When they open for 
business next week they. = ' 
will have comm issioned jnst . 
two authors. Neither is*., ‘, Jmt 
known to me. - - 


Pinter lead 


With her stage play Circe tyvS 
Bravo transferring to toeifecS| 
End shortly, Faye Dunawayw 
already looking ahead 10 tl$ 
filming of Efonald FreeffS 
story of an inrarceihted'FbSt 
Lady of America.- -She has 



Pinter and Dwnn y- 


I t seems odd to recall 
now that one of his 
better known roles- was 
Motil the tailor in Fid- 
dler on the Roof, a pan 
with its own solo. Even this 
does not exhaust his multi- 
faceted career. Apart from 
directing a number of West 
End- successes — the- last 
Leonard Rossuer Loot, for 
example — he is an established 
screen-writer. Clue, a murder 
story based on the family 
board game Cluedo. was his. 
and gave him toe chance both 
to write and direct. “I still 
think of myself as an actor'*, 
he begins — but corrects 
himself — “No. 1 think' of 
myself as more a director and 
wriier„.No •— I don’t really 
know what ! think of myself.” 


acquired the film ngfesaij 5 
casting around for -a, director: 
Once again her husband, ptatK 
tographer Terry OT^efik 1 jwll 
be passed over —as hews in 
the couple's unhappy: iliaa- 
tion with Tom Kempinskfs 
Duet for One. HoljavourileJ&l 
toe moment is the play's stage 
director Harold Pimfer. It wiD 
mark his. bigrscreen directing 
debut. .. . 


Crafty art 


Another ’ Getty-. al ; Sfltion 
■Place? Strange nis it may^t^ip; 
there Is a -.growing bod^-pf 
opinion that- the. California- 
based Getty Museum 
take on the breaatnaiangd_ Bto- 
ceniury mansion near C^utfd- 
ford which was oCcup^ed ^y 
J. Raul Geiry umU bistietehm 
1976. The -house -its 6h:ahe 
market at aroundf I6 reiDiaK 
and would beaiHdeaEhrffi^af 
house for items pu rdws«f in 
Britain.- but . not' granted, air 


export licence. 

certain . amo u ttf..i'2'of 


without contravening, 
Government's exporrmfes-r- ', 


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THE TIMES SATURDAY JULY 5 1986’ 


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COURT 

AND 

SOCIAL 


, COURT 
CIRCULAR 

BUCKINGHAM PALACE 
July 4: The President of the 
Federal Republic of Germany 
ana Frdfrau von Weizacker. 
with the German Suite in atten- 
dance. left Buckingham Palace 
this morning upon the conclu- 
V Son of a State Visit to The 
-* Queen and The Duke of 
Edinburgh. 

"•Mr Richard Boland and Mr 
Frederick Kemp had the honour 
of being received by The Queen 
when Her Majesty decorated 
them with the Royal Victorian 
Medal (Silver). 

The Prince Andrew. Patron of 
the Jubilee Sailing Trust, 
accompanied by Miss Sarah 
Ferguson, this morning at- 
tended the naming ceremony of 
the STS Lord Nelson at 
Southampton. 

His Royal Highness was re- 
ceived by Her Majesty's Lord- 
Lieutenant for Hampshire 
fUeuienant-Colonel Sir James 
Scott. Bn. 

. Wing Commander Adam 
Wise was in attendance. 

~ The Princess Anne, Mrs Mark 
Phillips this morning visited 
Royal Air Force Henlow. 

- * _ Her Royal Highness travelled 
in an aircraft of The Queen’s 
Flight and was received upon 
arrival by Her Majesty's Lord- 
Lieutenant for Bedfordshire 
(Lieutenant-Colonel Hanmer 
Han bury) and the Station Com- 
mander (Group Captain R-A. 
Gill). 

1 The Princess Anne, Mrs Mark 
Phillips, Patron of the British 
School of Osteopathy, this after- 
noon attended the annual 
presentation of awards at the 
Institution of Civil Engineers, 
Great George Street, Swl. 

, Her Royal Highness was re- 
ceived by the Lord Mayor of 
Westminster (Councillor Mrs 
Terence Mallinson) and the 
Principal of the School (Sir 
Norman Lindop).. 

..Mrs Richard Carew Pole was 
in attendance. 

CLARENCE HOUSE 
-r ‘July 4: Queen Elizabeth The 
Queen Mother today visited 
Perth and, on behalf of The 
Queen, presented New Colours 
to the 1st Batallion 51st High- 
land Volunteers. 

- Her Majesty returned to Lon- 
don in an Aircraft of The 
Queen’s Flight. 

Ruth. Lady Fermoy, Sir Mar- 
tin Gilliat and Captain Niall 
Hall were in attendance. 

Queen Elizabeth The Queen 
Mother was represented by Sir 
Alastair Aird at the Memorial 
Service for Sir Peter Pears which 
was held in Westminster Abbey 
today. 

KENSINGTON PALACE 
July 4: The Princess of Wales, 
President, Business in the 
£ Community, this morning 
opened the Deptford Enterprise 
Agency. 146 Deptford High 
Street, SE8.. 

Mr Rupert Fairfax was in 
attendance. 

The Princess of Wales, Pa- 
tron. the British Sports Associ- 
ation for the Disabled, this 
morning at Kensington Palace 
.received three members of the 
“Great British Push”. 

The Princess of Wales. Presi- 
dent of Dr Barnado’s, this 
afternoon attended a Garden 
Party for Bernardo supporters 


and voluntary workers at 
Chaisworth House. Derbyshire. 

Her Royal Highness, attended 
by Miss Anne Beck with -Smith 
and Lieutenant-Commander 
Richard Aylard. RN. travelled 
in an aircraft of The Queen's 
Flight. 

July 4: The Princess Margaret. 
Countess of Snowdon today 
undertook engagements in Lan- 
cashire and was received on 
arrival at British Aerospace 
Airfield. Samlesbury, by Her 
Majesty's Lord Lieutenant for 
Lancashire (Mr Simon 
Towneley). 

Her Royal Highness, as Presi- 
dent of the National Society for 
the Prevention of Cruelty to 
Children, this afternoon opened 
the Shepherd Street 
Home/NSPCC Child and Fam- 
ily Centre in Preston. 

The Princess Margaret. 
Countess of Snowdon later 
opened the Blackburn and Dis- 
trict Children's Homes/NSPCC 
Family Resource Centre in 
Blackburn. 

Her Royal Highness, who 
travelled in an aircraft of The 
Queen's Flight, was attended by 
The Hon Mrs Wills. 

July 4: The Duke of Gloucester 
this afternoon presented the 
Keep Britain Tidy Group Queen 
Mother's Birthday Awards at 
Guildhall London. Garden. 

Lieutenant Colonel Sir Simon 
Bland was in attendance. 

YORK HOUSE 
ST JAMES’S PALACE 
July 4: The Duke of Kent, 
Grand Master of the United 
Grand Lodge or England, today 
opened an Exhibition on the 
History of Freemasonry at 
Freemasons' Hall, London 
WC2. 

Ca plain Michael Campbetl- 
Lamerton was in attendance. 
THATCHED HOUSE LODGE 
July 4: Princess Alexander and 
the Hon Angus Ogilvy were 
present this evening at the 
Foundation Fund Concert, 
which was given to launch the 
1 75th Anniversary Season of the 
Royal Philharmonic Society, at 
the Royal Albeit HaQ. 

Lady Angela Whiteley was in 
attendance. 


Royal College of 
Veterinary Surgeons 

At the council meeting of the 
Royal College of Veterinary 
Surgeons immediately after 
yesterday's annual meeting, Mr 
J.A. Parry was elected president 
of the college. The other officers 
for the ensuing year are Profes- 
sor I.A. Silver (senior vice- 
president), Professor L.C. 
Vaughan (junior vice-president) 
and MrJ.H. Parsons (treasurer). 
At the annual meeting, honorary 
associateship of the college was 
conferred upon Professor 
J.McCM. Cunningham. Dr 
EJ-C. Polge and Mr CH. 
ShHIito. Mr K.N. Burns, Mr 
P.N. Hull and MrP.G.R Mann 
were elected fellows of the 
college. 


M ana g in g obedience to 



After the first Easter Day. the 

faithful shared the death and 
resurrection of Christ. After 
the trauma of his death and 
the triumph of his resurrec- 
tion. they walked in newness 
of life and shared in the Spirit. 
Their worship was dominated 
by thanksgiving and hope. 

Their practical living and 
corporate decisions rested on 
their astonishing experience 
grounded in Christ- They 
experienced “new life” both in 
worship and in the way they 
ordered their affairs. 

The confidence, courage 
and sheer nerve of the first 
generations of Christians, 
scattered amongst different 
cultures and nationalities, 
flowed from what God had 
achieved on the cross and the 
resurrection. God had 
changed things. Carrying the 
cross for them meant trying to 
change the future. 

Of all the practical decisions 
which confronted the faithful, 
none was more difficult that 
the change of attitude and 
belief involved in admitting 
Gentiles. If this crucial choice 
had gone wrong, the Church 
might still have been a signifi- 
cant body within Judaism, but 
would never have become 
worldwide. More seriously, it 
would have disobeyed the 
promptings of the Holy Spirit 

But “new life” led to un- 
precedented derisions. The 
Book of Acts describes the 
conversion of the gentile, Cor- 
nelius, and the decisions 
which, after much turmoil, 
flowed from this. Peter acted 
first He obeyed God's call to 
baptise Cornelius, a difficult 
derision involving much re- 
flection and discussion. 
Dreams revealed his self-ques- 
tioning. Afterwards, what he 


had done was declared allowa- 
ble by a synod. 

The author of the Acts, in 
telling the story of the conver- 
sion of Cornelius, emphasized 
to the reader that it was God 
who brought about this turn- 
ing point (see Professor 
Haenschen's magisterial com- 
mentary, The Acts of the 
Apostles). The Gospel re- 
quired breaking rules and 
being prepared to go on 
breaking the rules. 

The baptism of Comelins, a 
gentile, was not an isolated 
case, but a fundamental turn- 
ing point, and only later did 
the. no doubt shocked, 11 
Apostles accept the change. 
Only by facing this could the 
European gentile Church be 
founded. 

The synod described in 
Chapter 15 accepted that what 
had already happened was 
done in obedience to God. But 
before that could take place, 
there was still argument be- 
tween Paul and Peter, who 
appears to have been “got ax” 
by more hesitant fellow 
Christians. 

Paul tells us in his Letter to 
the Galatians that he opposed 
Peter to the face. Had he lost 
his nerve, the Church would 
have remained Jewish. Paul 
faced anger, his own and his 
opponents, but be “discerned 
the Spirit” and opened the 
Church to the world. 

Paul, the Apostle of the 
gentiles, saw that the Church 
was faced by great challenges: 
the divisions between Jews 
and gentiles, between slaves 
and free men, between men 
and women. The fire! was 
dealt with by the first genera- 
tions of Christians. The sec- 
ond had to wait for William 
Wilberforce and ihe third is 


now faring the churches of our 
day. 

In successive centuries, 
Christians have found it hard 
to manage change. In the 
Middle Ages, the life of St‘ 
Francis and the founding of 
his order was a challenge to 
what was normal. 

More recently, the restora- 
tion of religious orders in 
Anglicanism and many of the 
pioneering achievements of 
the evangelicals and the Ox- 
ford Movement first had to be 
put into practice in parishes 
and then accepted by the 
Church as a whole. The 
Church of South India had 
first to unite and was after- 
wards recognized. 

Today, the Church of En- 
gland must decide about or- 
daining women. Should those 
women, who believe they 
have a vocation to the priest- 
hood, be tested by the Church, 
as men are? It is no accident 
that the first of the 750 
women, who are priests in the 
Anglican Communion, was 
ordained by Bishop R-O. Hall 
in dangerous, war-tom China. 

Only gradually did the 
provinces of the United States 
of America, Canada. New 
Zealand and elsewhere resolve 
to ordain women after discus- 
sion in synods. That is an 
instance of the “Cornelius 
principle”: listening to God, 
considering the requirements 
of the cross and resurrection, 
“new life”, then praxis, then 
synod 

Canon Gerald Hudson, in 
his Sion College paper, 
Succouring a Distressed Faith , 
reminds us that when theology 
began to take account of 
evolution, much controversy 
followed The clergy con- 
demned Essavs and Reviews. 


thousands signing a 

S n against it. But Henry. 

ck said that “the laity 
do not seek what is safe but 

what is true”. 

Arguing against him, insist' 
ing on tradiuon and approval 
by Convocation, was the. re- 
doubtable Archdeacon -Deni- 
son. who protested against 
contemporary, theology ..as 
“another symptom.; of >'the 
decadence of the Engfishtun- 
der.'Mr- Gladstone^ -to?. be* 
classed- with universal ? su£ 
frage, Welsh disestablishment, 
a secular education, and 
schemes for' a channel 
tunnel”. But of course a 
theology which accepts scien- 
tific and historical research 
was later incorporated 
Unprecedented derisions, 
such as the admission of the 
gentiles and the abolition of 
slavery, were crucial to- the 
progress of the Gospek so now 
the Church of England is 
required to find a way in 
which women can be admitted 
to the priesthood 
The derision of eight 
can provinces may feel 
cult to some members of the 
Church of England but the 
praxis of those provinces, 
together with -the witness 
borne by the ministry already 
exercised by women in this 
country, should encourage our 
Synod's work on managing 


this change, loyal to the 
dynamic tradition of new life, 
arising from the death . and 
resurrection. 

Carrying one's cross does 
cot mean only the trials. which 
face everyone, but making the 
changes required by the o! 
ence to God 

Alan Webster 

. Dean of St Paul's 


Saddlers’ Company 

At a court meeting held on July 
1 the following were elected 
officers of the Saddlers' Com- 
pany for the ensuing year to take 
office on July 23: 

Master Mr P.G. Glossop; Key 
Warden: Major J.P.E Welch; 
Quarter Warden: Mr R-G 
Gidden; Renter Warden: 
Lieutenant-Colonel G.E. Verc- 
Laurie. 


birthdays 


TODAY: Sir Harold Acton, 82; 
Mr Mark Cox, 43; Sir Douglas 
Dodds-Parker. 77; Mr P.M. 
FraenkeL 71; Lord Gormley, 69; 
. Sir Michael Hamilton, 68; Sir 
• '-Gilbert Laithwaite. 92: Mr 
G.A.R. Lock, 57; Mr Philip 
Madoc. 52; Major-General Sir 
Jeremy Moore, 58. 
TOMORROW: Mr Dave Allen, 
SO: Mr Vladimir Ashkenazy. 49: 


Surgeon Vice-Admiral Sir Dick 
Caldwell. 77; Baroness Cox. 49; 
the Dalai Lama. 51; Professor 
A-G. Dickens, 76; Mr Peter 
Glossop, 58; Lieutenant-Gen- 
eral E-N. Goodard 89; Mr Jeff 
King. 45; Sir Paul Mallinson, 77; 
Sir John Mellor. 93; Professor 
Barry Nicholas, 67; Vice-Ad- 
miral Sir Arthur Pedder. 82: 
Miss Mary Peters, 47; the Right 
Rev Simon Phipps, 65; Major- 
GeneraJ Sir Robert Pigot, 71. 


Forthcoming 

marriages 

Mr HJL Blackman 
and Frauk-in [VLB. Bnumizer 
The engagement is announced 
between Hugh Hollingworth 
Blackman, The Royal Scots 
Dragoon Guards, only son of 
Major and Mrs R. H. Blackman, 
of Famham. Surrey, and Berna- 
dette, younger daughter of Herr 
and Frau Amulf Braunizer, of 
Aipbach. Tirol. Austria. 

Dr A-B. Blaikley 
and Miss SJL Croll 
The engagement is announced 
between Andrew, elder son of 
Mr and Mrs Bruce Blaikley, of 
Beckenham. Kent, and Susan, 
daughter of Mr and Mrs Kevin 
Croll. of Rownhams, 
Hampshire. 

Mr J-G. Carter 
and Miss B J. Cadbury 
The engagement is announced - 
between John, eldest son of Mr 
and Mrs Eric Carter, of 
Broseley. Shropshire, and 
Belinda, third daughter of Mr 
and Mrs Alan Cadbury, of 
Ledbury. ' Herefordshire. The 
marriage will take place shortly. 

Mr M.G Graham 
and Miss R. Witney 
The engagement is announced 
between Mark, elder son of 
Captain and Mrs GEM. Gra- 
ham, of Upcott Farm, 
Barnstaple. Devon, and Ruth, 
younger daughter ofMr and Mis 
M- Witney, of West Anstey, 
Devon. 

Mr N-A. Sommers 
and Miss L Araberton 
The engagement is announced 
between NeiL only son of Mr J. 
Summers, of Droitwich, 
Worcestershire, and Mrs B. 
Summers, of GnosaO. Stafford- 
shire, and Laura, youngest 
daughter of Mr and Mis Mi- 
chael Ambenou, of Wentworth, 
Surrey. 


Mr G.C.G. Light 
and Miss EC. Wimbusb 
The engagement is announced 
between Graham, son of Mr and 
Mrs G.EO. Light, of Johannes- 
burg. South Africa, and Eliza- 
beth. daughter of the late Mr 
J.R_ Wimbusb and Mis J. 
Wimbush, of Pelersfield, 
Hampshire. 

Mr K.C. Loud 
and Miss F.G Watson 
The engagement is announced 
between Keith, youngest son of 
Mr and Mrs L. Loud, or Little 
Comard. Suffolk, and Fiona, 
elder daughter of Mr and Mrs 
H-S- Watson, of London. SW 1 1. 

Mr PJ. Morgan ti 
and Miss GA. Chappie 
The engagement is announced 
between Paul, only son of Mr 
E.A. Morgami. of Montreal 
Canada, and of Mis R. McGraiL 
of Dallas, Texas, and Cairo, 
elder daughter of Mr and MrsK. 
Chappie, of Note, Oxford. • 

Mr D.BJ. O’Hagan " 

and Miss MJuPfcan 
The .engagement is announced 
between David; elder son of 
Major and Mrs A.B. O’Hagan, 
of Langley, Maidstone, Kent, 
and Melanie, younger daughter 
of Mr and Mis DJ. Penn, of 
North iam. Rye, Sussex. 

Mr J. Insldp 
and Miss KJL Brooks 
The engagement is announced 
between Jason, younger son of 
Mr and Mrs John Inskip, of 
London, and Kate, daughter of 
Mr and Mrs Kenneth Brooks, of 
Havant, Hampshire. 

Mr G-A- Worth 
and Miss S-R- Tall 
The engagement is announced 
between Graham Alan, son of 
Mr and Mis B. L. Worth, of 
Leaiherhead, Surrey, and Sarah- 
Rhiannon, daughter of Mr and 
Mis P. D. Talk of Chesham 
Bois, Buckinghamshire. 


Marriages 


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BIRTHS 


' JMDWOUM - On 23rd June, at Uni- 
. \crstty CoUeoe Hospital. London to 
Daphne tide Aucott) and Soren. a 
•. - son. James Hollo Ratoh. 

. , SENWELL. - On 3rd July, to Ros (nte 
V . bom and Nigel, a daughter. Emma 
victoria. 

CARTWRIGHT - On SOtti June. 1986 
at me John RadcUfle Hospital. Os 
ford, to Jackie and John, a daughter. 
' Sarah EUzabeUi. 

- 'CUUOK-On June 30th in Aberdeen, to 

Fiona (nde Kennedy' and Francis, a 
. beautiful daughter. Hannah. 

- COfEMAN On July 3rd. at Oxford, to 
. Elizabeth Cnee Downlei and Michael. 
. a gtrt. Emma Ettzabeth. a sister for 

Stephen- 

‘BOTTOM - On 2nd July, to Christina 
•“ to* Butcher) and NetL a son. Sroon 
. Charles, a brother (Or Edward. 

‘ .OUCUSH - On July 3rd at West Lon- 
don HospoaL to Avra (Smith) and 
‘James, a son. Dominic Benel. a 
brother Tor Lucas. 

DOOLEY On 20th June 1986. at me 
_• Johfl RadelUfe Hospital. Oxford, to 
■ Barbara tntx Thompson) and Mi- 
-- chart. a son WUItara Midiart. a 
• - brother for Denis. Many thanks to ail 
: hk Staff. 

BLOCK -On 21st Junewat the Portland 
Hospital. » Sue (nee Ashley? and 
- -MaJcotm. a daughter. Alexandra. 


HANNA - On July 3rd at Chase Farm. 
Enfield to Mandv and Robert a 
daughter. Harriet Edwtna Lilian. 

HOLUNS-GBSON On 4th July 1986 
at Carlisle, to Poppy, wife of Stephen 
HolURs-dbson. a son. James Nicho- 
las Charles 

1ESSOP on June 30th. to Jane mee 
Ashpit rn and Edmund, a daughter 
Cara Jane. 

KJMLOCM . On 30Ui June. 1986 at SL 
Thomas' Hospital. London, to Sabine 
mee de Loesi and Dm Id. a son. 

MACLEAN - At Weymouth, on June 
30th. to Anne inee McWatter) and 
Kenneth, a daughter Alexandra, a 
sister fOr Duncan. 

MORGAN - On 1st Juty at the Urttverv- 
ly Hospital of Wales. Cardiff, to 
Marian inee Lewis) and David 
Wynn, a daughter. Catherine Lowri 
Wynn. 

FELLY - On July 3rd. to Susie (nee 
Briggs) and Henry, a son. Freddie 
John Fuller, a brother for Clare. 

SAVA6E - On 25th June at Queen 
Mary Maternity UniL West Middle- 
sex Hospital. to Barbara mee Slbraa) 
and Jim. a son. Harry Rosa Cottle. 

SIEUNM on Juty 1st at Guy's Hospi- 
tal to Claire inde Peterson) and 
Christopher, a daughter. Naomi 
Claire. 

SIMEY - On June 30th at Queen 
Charlotte's Hospital. London to Ibe 
(nfte State) and Christopher, twins. 
Philip Oscar and Lucy Aim. 

SMKON ■ On 4th July, to Susan inee 
Dixon) and Jeremy, a son Michael, a 
brother for Samantha. 

SOLE - On 2nd July at St. Richards. 
Chichester to Angela and Stephen, a 
son. Joshua Michael Hairalton. 

SPENCER-JOKES - On June 29th. tn 
Cape Town, to Megan and Jonathan. 
a son . Adrian David. 

STRIDE ■ On 2nd Juty. to Alexandra 
(nto Smctel and James, a son. Sebas- 
tian Louis Tarver. 

VOCLERS - On July IsL at the Royal 
Devon and Exeter, to Joanna (nee 
Whiter and Hendrik, a son. 

WEATHERBWm ■ On 25th June, at 
Whipps Cross Hospital, to Sue inee 
Wilkinson) and Nell, a son. Richard 
Henry. 


MARRIAGES 


KAY: WALLACE On 30Ut June at 
Reading. Nicholas Peter Kay. son of 
Son Ldr R. P. Kay. R.45 ireCdiand 
Mrs Kay of wmcncombe. GJos and 
Susan Ruth Wallace, daughter of Mr 
and Mrs J. G. S. Wallace of 
Sandersiead. Surrey. 


DEATHS 


ASHTON Professor John. C.B.E. - On 
2nd July, in hosniial after a short 
illness. Husband, father, grandfa- 
ther philospher and mend: beloved 
by all Funeral at 1 .05 pm on 8th 
July M SL George’s Church- Llndh- 
farne Road. Jesmond. Newcastle- 
upon-Tyne. followed by family 
ere man Oh- No flowers please, but do- 
nations. If desired, to British Heart 
Foundation, c, o Professor R. Camp- 
bell. Freeman Hospital. Ftosma 
rokl Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE7 
7DN. 'All that mighty heart Is lying 
sail. - 


AL-A5KAM Tartu - Former Member 
of tram Parliament, former Minster 
Plenipotentiary in London- passed 
away on Wednesday. 2nd July at hM 
home In London. Burial on Saturday 
at noon. Condolences accepted on 
Sunday. 6th July at the Islamic Cen- 
tre. Regenu Park. London from 5.30 
lo 7.00 pm. 

BATTY ■ On July 2nd. peacefidly tn 
hospital. Irene, widow at Walter, 
mother of Helen and John, grand- 
mother of Gwilym and Teddy. 
Funeral Service for family and 
friends on Tuesday. July 8th at 2.00 
pm at Beckenham Crematorium. 
Elmers End. Family flowers only. 
Donations. H desired, to Oxfam 

■LAM -On Tuesday 1st July, in Stam- 
ford. Connecticut- USA. Doramy. of 
33. (ndia Rock Road. Stamford. Con- 
necticut- ISA & Mallorca, wife of R. 
Geoff A mother of Barbara Anne 
Blatn- M em orial service at First Con- 
gregational Church of OM 
Greenwich. Connecticut, on Tues- 
day. July 8th. at 4pm. 

BOND - On June 29th. 1986. June 
Rosemary at 4 2nd Avenue. Mount 
Drive. Wisbech, beloved wife of Ihe 
late Bertram John Bond, dear moth- 
er of Henrietta and treasured 
daughter of Mildred Ruth Arm- 
strong. aged 56 years. Service to be 
held at SL Peter’s Church. Wisbech 
on Monday. July 7th at 12.15 pm. 
No flowers pfease by request but. If 
desired, donations to N.S.P.CC. may 
be made at Sendee or sent to W. 
Tombleson. 49 Lynn Road. Wisbech. 

BUSSfiOL suddenly but peacefully 
on July 3rd. E. Bryan aged 85. the 
dearly loved husband or Joan and 
father of John. David and Patrick. 
Funeral Service at All Samis. North 
Fan by. on Monday 7ih July at 2 
p.m. Family flowers only please, bul 
donations K desired, either to Arthri- 
tis and Rheumatism CoundL c o 21 
New Walk. Beverley. Yorks or York- 
shire Wildlife Trust. lO Toft Green. 
York. Memorial Sendee <o De an- 
nounced later. 

CAMPBELL Stella, on 3rd Juty 1986. 
at All Hallows FknpUaL Bungay. Suf- 
folk. aged 73. widow of me late 
Alistair, beloved mother of Gavin. 
Forbes. Judy. Richard and Lesley-, 
dearly loved mother-in-law and 
grandmother. 

CHAMBERLAIN Arthur - Dearly loved 
husband of the late Elizabeth, at 
home peacefully in his sleep on June 
JWh Sadly missed by fus children 
and grandchildren. A Memorial Ser- 
vice wot be held for Arthur and 
Elizabeth at a later date, cremation 
private. 

CHAMBERLAIN - On July 3rd. peace- 
fuDy in Torquay. Captain H. 
Chamberlain tret YD. Royal Mall 
Lines Marine Superintendent. Be- 
loved husband of Vida. Cremation 
private. No flowers please. 

DENHOLM - On 4th July at Gtmsons. 
King's Chase. Witham. Elizabeth C 
(Betty), beloved wife of Jlnf & mother 
of Scona. Jane & Mary- Cremation 
private, no flowers please. Donations 
if desired to imperial Cancer Re- 
search Fund. Room Gl. Lincoln’s Inn 
Fields. London WC2A 3PX 

EM MANS. July 2nd 1986 taken to be 
with ChnsL Kathleen Amy mee 
Class* Buna). Weybrafge Cemetery. 
BrooUanda Lane. July Sth at r pm. 

GLEMKLL A- □- (Tetidyi • After a long 

"illness. u> hts 90tn year, of TeffonL 
Wiltshire. 


HARRISON David and Sheila deeply 
regrei to announce the tragic death 
of their much loved son Tony. 

HARRIS • On 2nd July. 1986. peace- 
fully at SL Christopher's Hospice. 
Sydenham. Elsie Mae. widow of Pro- 
lessor J. E. Hants, former vice 
Chancellor University of Bristol. Fu- 
neral at the Ettham Crematorium at 
10-15 am on Bih July. No flowers by 
request Donations. If desired, lo SL 
Chnstopnefs Hospice or vice 
Chancellor's Fund. Bristol Universi- 
ty Enquiries lo Francis Chapped on 
01-300 4661. . 

KEEN Frank MBE on Monday 30th 
June aged 80. suddenly, but without 
suffering at Darbngbm. Beloved fa- 
ther of Ttm and Grandfather of 
Henry. A great and generous man 
who will be remembered fondly by 
all those who knew him. especially 
those in the Transport and Construc- 
tion Industry. Funeral service at 1 45 
pm on Thursday July 10th at Si 
Johns Chinch. Famham Common. 
Bucks Burial at Paricstde Cemetary. 
Stoke Popes at 2.30 p.m . Me morial 
service in London on 29th July. 
Flowers, to Sargeant and Son. 
Church Street, siough before mW 
day or donations lo MEN CAP. 
LEACH • Peacefully on Juty 2nd. at 
Trowbridge House. Creditor!. Devon. 
Margaret Cecil, aged 90 years. Wid- 
ow of Charts Edward and much 
loved molber of Alison and 
Rosemary. 

MILLER Rear Admiral Jock f Andrew 
John) ■ Suddenly, on duty, on July 
tsl. 1986. aged 59. Adored husband 
at Ro&anne. beloved father of John. 
Miranda and Sarah, loving Gaga to 
Charlotte. Giles. Dinah and Harriet. 
Funeral at Holy Trinity Church. 
Bosham. Sussex on Tuesday. July 
8th at 3 IS pm. Family flowers only. 
Donations, if desired, to Missions lo 
Seamen, c o Edward White. South 
Pallant Chichester Detain of Memo- 
rial Service to be announced. 
POLLAN On July «Hl 1986 at me 
Princess Alice Hospice. Esher. Sur- 
rey. Marla Elisabeth, beloved wife of 
Hans and mother of Gregory and An- 
drea. Private (aimty burial win Lake 
place at Thort-magleRi. Cartnthia In 
Austria 

SOORATTY Esme - On June 28m. 
daughter of Gabriel and Nicholas 
SouraOy of Beirut and Grays Inn 
Souare. London. Late of Boston. 
Amen can Red Cross 1917-1919. 
RIP. 

SUTHERLAND - Suddenly on Jidy IsL 
lain Johnstone Macbeth, beloved 
husband of Jeanne and brother to 
Anne and most loved and respect e d 
father of James. Alexandra and Eliz- 
abeth He wiu tie mi s se d all the more 
for hts untimely death. Private funer- 
al at SL Michael's. Highgale. on 
Monday July 7Ui at 1 lam. A memo- 
rial serv ice win be held later. Family 
flowers onty please. 

TOMLINS Gerald Frederick - On July 
3rd 1 986. in lus 82nd year, after stoi- 
cally enduring a very tong Utness. 
Mucn tcved husband of Sheila and 
father at Margaret. Susan and Chris- 
topher. Funeral Service at GMUeras 
Crematorium. Amer st i a m on 
Wednesday. July 9th m 3ug pm 
Family flowers only. Donations, if 
desired, to Michael Sobea House. 
Mount Vernon HospltaL North wood. 
Middlesex 


Mr AJD& Horne 
and Miss EJL Van Gi 
The marriage look place on 
Saturday, June 28. 1986, at the 
Church of St Lawrence Jewry- 
next-Guildhall of Mr Andrew 
Horne, son of Major and Mrs 
D.L.O. Home, and Miss Emma 
Van Gnriseh. daughter of Mr 
M.H. Van Gruisen and Mis 
Anne Irvine-Fortescue. 

A reception was held at 
Brewers' HalL- — - • 

Mr P. Leonard-Mergaa 
and Miss G Erewin 
The marriage took place on 
Saturday, June 28, at St Paul's 
Church, Covent Garden, of Mr 
Peter Leonard-Moigan, eldest 
son of Major and Mrs W. J. 
Leonard-Moigan, and Miss 
Catherine Frewin, daughter of 
Mr Michael Frewin and Mra 
Anne Frewin. The Rev John 
Arrowsmith officiated. 

Mr SJT. Osborn T 

and Miss M.A. McCaha 
The marriage took place' on 
Saturday. June' 7, in Wayzata, 
Minnesota, United States, be- 
tween Mr Simon James Osborn, 
son of. Mr- and Mrs Hugh 
Osborn, of DongarvaH -Lodge, 
Lower Bourne, Famham, Sur- 
rey, and Miss Molly Anderson 
McCann, youngest daughter of 
Mr and Mrs Laurence McCann, 
of 621 West Ferudale Rood. 
Wayzata, Minnesota. 

Mr S.G Whitmore 
and Miss K-G Wade-West 
The marriage took place on 
Saturday. June. 28. in 
Chippenham, Wiltshire, of Mr 
Stephen Whitmore, son of Mr 
and Mis D.G Whitmore, and 
Miss. Katie Wade-West, daugh- 
ter of Dr and Mrs T.’ Wade- 
West 


Royal Medals 

Royal Society Royal Medals for 
1986 have been awarded to Sir 
Rex Richards. FRS, Sir Richard 
Doll, FRS, and Professor EA. 
Ash, FRS. 


Dinners 


Company of Tin Plate Workers 
Alias Wire Workers 


The Lord Mayor, 
niffs an 


. accom 

by the Sheriffs and their ladies, 
attended a dinner given by the 
Company of Tin Plate Workers 
alias Wire Workers at the Man- 
sion House yesterday. The Mas- 
ter, Mr C.N. Packet!, 
accompanied by Mrs Packett. 
presided, assisted by Mr CL- 
Brough. Upper Warden, and Mr 
R.H. Boissier, Under Warden. 
The-Lord Mayoc, Mr . Michael 
Kampner. Mr RJL Boissier and 
Mr FLA. Milnes, also spoke. 
Oxford Graduates' Medical 
Cln h 

Dr N.F. Elliott Burrows pre- 
sided at the annual dinner of the 
Oxford Graduates' Medical 
Club held last night at Univer- 
sity College, Oxford. Lord 
Goodman, CH. was the prin- 
cipal guest and others present 
included Sir John Peel, Sir Peter 
Tlzard and Sr John WaftoiL 


Service dinner 

Royal Reghoeot id Fjtsffim j.'Jl 
Major-General' Jeremy' r Reflty, 
Cofond of the Royal Regiment 
of Fusiliers, presided at a dinner 
held last night . at Wad ham 
College, Oxford. Among the 
guests were Rear-Admiral Phil- 
lip Edwards, the Rev Gus 
Claxion, Commander John 
Cobb, Mr David Miller and Mr 
Graham Woodcock. 


Reception 


Peace Through Nato 
At a reception at the Bdjpan 
Embassy last night m support of 
Peace Through Nato, T tbe Bel- 
gian Ambassador, accompanied 
by Mme Jean-Paul Van Belling- 
ham. received the guests with 
Lord Carrington. CH. Secretary- 
Genera] of Nato, Mr Alan Lee 
Williams, Chairman of Peace 
Through Nato, and Miss Pa- 
tricia Rawlings, chairman of the 
organizing committee. 


Church services: 
Sixth Sunday 
after Trinity 


YORK MINSTER: 10.15 Sung Eneb. 
Arciibtaliop of Canterbury. 

ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL: 7.30 M: 8. 
tt HC. Avf veruib corpus (Byrd), the 
Rl Rev Kenneth Wooucorabe 5-13 E. 
Bnng us o Lord iHarrtsK Dess Juliet 
WoNlrombe. 

WESTMINSTER ABBEY: 8. 11.40 
HC: 10.30 M. Sing taylutiy (ByrcU the 
Rev Anthony’ Harvey: 5C. ins a n a e et 
vanae curse (Hudm. the Rev Laurie 
Green: 6.30 ES. the Rev Michael 
Thompson. 

SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL: 9 
HC: 11 Euch. Messe SaMsmeUe 
(LanglatsL UM cartas (Ourufle). The 
heavenly word proceeding form 
iPtainsono). Die Rev David Jones 3 E. 
O Lord the maker rJouben). Canon 
Peter Pen warden. 

ST GEORGE'S CATHEDRAL. South- 
wark: 8. lO. 12.15. 6 LM: 11 HM. 
Man for Three voice# «ynfl. 
Corn temiM Domino (CoasxanUxUL the 
Rev Lout# Seem. 

QUEEN'S CHAPEL. St James's Pal- 
ace: 8 30 HC 11.16 Suni Euch. 
Collegium Regale (Howells). Canon J 
V Bean 
QUEEN'S CH. 

WC 2 : 11 . IS 
Edwyn Young. 

GUARDS CHAPEL Wefltngton Bar- 
racks. 11 sung Eueb. the Rev w H 
Stamper 

GRAY'S INN CHAPEL: 8JO HC 
11.15 M. Canon Eric James. 
LINCOLN'S INN CHAPEL 11.30. 
Adoramus te. Chrtte (Lassus), me Rev 
v A Boyse. TOWER OF LONDON. 
EC3: 9.15 HC II M. Benedlctus 
iByrdt. O sacrum conviviura 
iMeasaien). the Chaplain. 

TEMPLE CHURCH. Fleet SC B.SO.HC 
11.15 MP and HC. Responses (John 
Reading! Te Deign Laudamus (Ma- 
ttuasi. Jubilate Deo tltetaiwu. the 
Master. 

ST CLEMENT DANES (RAF Church): 
a 30 HC 11 Euch. the Rev B 
Me Avoir. 

S IAPEL ROYAL. Hampton Court 
lace. 8.30 HC 1 1 Sung Each. Ave 
vennn corpus (Byrd), the Rev John 
Blease: 3.30 E. ONau Lux (TallisL O 
clap your hands iGtbbenu. 

ALL HALLOWS BY THE TOWER: 1 1 
Sung Eurn D» Kale Rickers. 

ALL SAINTS. Margaret Sc 8. S.I5 
LM. 11 HM. Ecce nunc benediction t« 
Lasso i. Laudlbus tn sanetts (Byrd), the 
Vicar: ft Euch and Benediction. 
Canttaue de Jean Racine iFaurcL the 
Rev a A Reddtnglon. 

ALL SOULS. Langbam PL 9-30 HC: 
1 1 Invitation Service. _ Rev Krtn 
SwUhtnbanJR 6.30 Family C. Rev 

ChSj5e 5T W OLD CHURCH. Ol d 
Church St S HC: io Children s 
service. 1 1 G the Rev J H L Crass: 6 
E. David Royce 

R Wataonrs" ET the Rev 

N Weir. 

GROSVENOR CHAPEL. South 
Audley St- B.I6 HC: 11 Sung Euch. 
Musa brevis > Walton l. Bead quonun 
via {Stanford). Tan Run ergo (Furuflei- 
the Rev A w Marks. _ . _ „ 

HOLY TRINITY. Bremptw Rd B3Q 
HC: 11 Sung Euch. the Rey P J S 
Perkin: 6.30 ES. John EMrlge. 


HOLY TWNrrY. Soane SL 8 - 30 . 
i2.ia hc. 10.30 Euch. Canon flob- 


nran^the Rev 6^^ 

ST GEORGE'S. Hanover Sq: BJSO HC: 
11 Sung Euch. Jesu. Fme Mains 
fPalestr mai. th e Rector. 

ST JAMES'S." 'GbrUckhyttie: ’10.30 
Sung Euch. . Ave- Verm. (Moral*. 
Prefa D onal d Mossman. 

ST JAMES'S. Piccadilly: 8.30 HC: 11 
Sung Euch: 6 EP. 

ST JAMES'S. Sussex GdRK 8 HC: 
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ST LUKE'S. Chelsea: 8. 12.16 HC: 
1030 Sung Euch. TBon wot keep him 
i Wesley > c .30 e. mv soul mere is a 
country (Parry), the Rev D R Watson. 

ST MARGARETS. Westminster: n 

Sung Eu ch. C anon Trevor Beeson. 
SJ* MARTIN ■ IN -THE -F [ELDS: & 
12-50 HC: 9.45 Family C. Mrs 
Lindsay Bfylh: 11.30 MP. the Vlcarr 
2-4S j2tm«e Service: 4.15 L 6-30 
EP. the Rev P hilip C hester. 

ST MARY ABBOTS. Kensington: a. 
12.30 HC- 9.30 Sung Euch. theVicar; 
M.15 N U the Rev s H H Attend: 6-30 

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(Victoria!. Jesu. diikb memoc ia (Vic- 
tortal. Fr T Bugby: 6.18 Procession of 
Our Lady and Solemn Bielv and 
Benediction. Salve regina (Lassus). 
Lead me. Lord (Wesley). Canon David 
Diamond. 

ST MARYLEBONE. Marytebone 
8. .1 1 HC. Mow Basse (Faurrt T 

Angel Krus I Franck). Valerie Ml 

ft 30 Mlmstry of Heating. Rev D Head. 
ST MICHAEL’S. ConKin: 11 Euch, 
Mtesa brevis (PatatrmaX -O Jtow 
osonous < Harwood), the Rev- DavM 
Burton Evans. 

ST PALL’S. R Adam 6b 11 HC. 
Canon Keith de Berry: 6-30. Rev 
George Cassidy. 

ST PAUL’S. Wdton PL 8. 9 HC: 11 
Solemn Euch. Messe ■cum Jubtio’ 
iDurufleK Since God so tender a 

Family Mass: 11 Solemn Mass. Come. 
Hoty Ghost (AttwoodL Rev D B 

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Gloucester Rd: 8 . 9 
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i- Robert Browne: 6 

Solemn E and Benediction. Rev Perry 
Butter. 

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Service, very Rev J Fraser Maute r. 

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Rev Kennet h C Hughes 12. lo. 

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OBITUARY 

RUDY VATJ.EE 

. First of the Hollywood 
crooners 


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Rudy Vallee, the American 
singing idol of the iate Twen- 
ties and Thirties, who also had 
a long career as a ■ comic 
character actor. in .films; 'died 
l.Qn July 3- at hom«r' in . 
, «ollywooa.'HeWBs85i. 

An engaging- foobrirficed 
man With dark wgvy hairi.he 
has a mche’-m showbusitjess 
history as the ffrat “croodri” - ‘ 
a name corned for lus sritoath 
delivery of papular songs. He 
was also one of. the first 
entertainers to generate mass 
hysteria among Jiis audiences. 

He was bom Hubert Prior 
VaSee in Island Pond, Ver- 
mont, on July 28, 1901, the 
son of a . pharmacist. He 
intended to follow his father's 
career but took instead to the 
saxophone, which he played in - 
his own hands while a student 
at the University of Maine; 
and at Yale. - 

Turning singer from instru- 
[■ mentalist, and affecting a dis- 
tinctive drawl, he became a 
popular fevourite on the ra- 
dio, with his signature greet- 
ing, “Heigh-ho, everybody!”, 
as well as in nightclubs and oh 
the stage. 

He was known, after the 
title of ope of his most 
successful songs,, as “The Vag- 
abond Lover”, and this also 
was the title of his first feature 
film, made in 1929. 

During the 1930s be became 
a popular Hollywood crooner; 
appearing in many features 
and short films, usualTy rausH 
cals and romantic .comedies. 
He was rarely to be seen 
without the megaphone that 
became his trademark. 

In the 19405 he turned to 
character parts, often playing 
eccentric millionaires, and 



bad. a fruitful collaboration, 
with the. .director, . Preston 
Stuiges. . on ; such comedies .as 
The Palm Beach Stoty, Xfh~ 
■faithfully Yours arid. The Beau- 
tiful' Blonde from . Bashful 
Bend- -. - ■ =. - ••• ' . •“ 

: The best o.f -his later , roles 
was the hen-pecked -company 
boss. ’J.' B. Biggley, in the 
musical How to Succeed .in 
Business. Without Really Try- 
trig: He played'the part first in 
the stage production and then 
in the 1966 film. 

He continued to make occa- 
sional film appearances until 
the -mid 1970s, and was - siill 
performing his ohe-mah-show 
in the-1980s- - - — ~- ’ - - 

In his later years he served 
as"a rerninder Of a vanished 
HoUywodd era, thal-df long 
sleek . roadsters, twceds, .^nd 
snap /brim bats. And: .he min’-’ 
self reinaiheda spirited, garru- 
lous arid hospitable man. . 

He published his autobiog- 
raphy,' /Ae Chips Fall,, in 
1976. 

He was four times married. 


SIR DESMOND POND 


Professor Sir Desmond 
Pond, who died on June 29 at 
the age of 66, followinga short 
illness, had a distinguished 
career as first Professor of 
Psychiatry in ■the University 
of London- .al the London 
Hospital Medical School, and 
latterly as Chief Scientist sit 
the Department of Health and 
Social Security. 

Pond was a neuropsychia- 
trist with neurological and 
psychiatric skills, besides be- 
ing a man of varied talents, an 
accomplished pianist and a 
founder member of the insti- 
tute ofReligion arid Medicine. 

Desmond Arthur Pond was 
bom on -September . 2, ’1949, 
and. educated. alJdhn ; type’s. 
Harrow: and.St Olave’s.SEh 
He thefi proceeded to Gate 
CollMe, Ounbridge, x arid Unf- 
vera§Crilfege'HoOTt4fl Medi- 
cal ScKdot 

He was ^ RockefeUa- Schol- 
ar at Duke Medical School, 
North Carolina, from - 1942- 
1 944, thereby becoming medi- 
cally qualified on botii sides of 
the Atlantic. 

He trained as .a Psychiatrist 
and took the' Diploma in 
Psychological Medicine in 

1947 , . 

From 1948 to ,1952 he was 
Senior Lecturerin. the Depart- 
ment of Neurophysiplogy' at 
the Maudsley Hospital, when: 
he developediiis special inter- 
ests - Hectro-encephalbgra- 
phy. Epilepsy, and Child 
Psychiatry. 

From I952-J966 he was 
Consultant Psychiatrist at 
University College Hospital 
and the Maudsley Hospital 
He deUyered the Gpulstonian 
Lecture on “Psychiatric As- 
pects of Epileptic arid Brain- 
Damaged Cbfidreri” for the 
Royal College of Physicians in 
1961." 

He was appointed to 
Foundation Chair ofPsycfua- * 
try at The London Hospital 
Medical Collegein 1966. 

In 1971- he was the~Riddell 


DR C. M. 

Dr Carlo Maria Franzero, 
the Italian journalist and writ- 
er. who came to London at-the 
me 


in . ... 

and stayed for the rest of his 
life, dial on June 29. He was 
94. 

Bom in Turin on December 
21, 1892, his first job in 
London was as a contributor 
to the Daily Telegraph, but 
after die war be resumed his 
assignment .as London -corre- 
spondent of the Rome daily, II 
tempo, which he represented 
for 25 years. 

Franzero was a prolific writ- 
er; bis first work, in -1935, 
Britannia Romano, was soon 
translated into English. 

This was followed by a 


Memorial Lecturer at the. 
University .of- Newcastie- 
uporr-Tyne and in this series 
ofLecturers^ later published as 
“Counseiiing. in' Refigion arid 

^S^sfSxnarsandiheciergy 
were'" being dislodged * from 
their traditional preeminence 
by psychologists arid; : social 
workers and he approved' of 
this |rend. 

As a founder member of the 
Institute' of Religion and 
Medicine and' a practising 
Anglican, he had been a 
.member of the Archbishops’ 
Committee on the Reforin of 
the IMvoroe Laws in 1964- 
1965. ’ ■; 

. Pond had also -been Chair- 
man oTthe CMld“Rwfiiafry 
Section of lSe_Royal 
of' General Practitioners on 
Pqncltiatrfe Traunngfr^OeiEr 
eraf fhactitionersi and ize. was 
elected an Honwary FeHow of 
The Royal College of General 
Practitioners m 1982. . 

He had. been a member of 
the Medical Research Councfl 
and had held office/in > 
number of organizations oon- 
cerned with epilepsy arid the 
welfare of sufferers from that 
disorder. ^ - . .... _ . 

He was President. ‘of ..The ■ 
Royal College. of:£sydtiairistt 
frora !978 to- 1981, when he 
recei ved a Knighlhoodi- While 
President he'became the fest 
psychiatrist to chair the Con- 
ference of Royal Medical 
Colleges. . . 

Towards the end of his 
career Pond took on the 
onerous duties of Chief Scien- 
tist at the DHSS, and, though 
the post was supposed to be 
part-time, he devoted much 
. energy to it, and to encourag- 
ing scientists in the fields in 
which the Department was 
commissiming-research. 

- He- married in 1945 ~Dr 
- Helen- Jordan, also a .doctor: 
She Survives, him 'With their 
three daughters; all of .whom 
are musical. -two being profes- 
sional muscians. ; 

FRANZERO 

number of other books, 
among them The Memoirs 
Pontius Pilate (1948), 


emolrsof 
, The Life 
'quin the 


and Times of Tarquin 
' Etruscan, and The Life, and 
Times of Oscar Wilde . : 

He also wrote the definitive 
biography of John- Fiona 
translator of Montaigne, but 
perhaps bis best book is the 
^biographical -Inside- Italy 

’Edirard G Wells, who in an 
* almost- fifty-year’ association 
vas' an engineer- with .Boeing 
helped design some of the 
company's most celebrated 
aircraftjnduding B-52 strate- 
gic bomber and the 747 jumbo 
jet died on July 1 at the age of 
75. . 


Memorial service 

Sir Peter Pears 

Queen Elizabeth the Queen 
Mother -was represented by Cap- 
tain Sir Alastair Aird at a service 
of thanksgiving for the- fife of Sir 
Peter Pears- held yesterday in 
Westminster - Abbey. Princess 
Margaret ■ of Hesse., and . die 
Rhine. President- .of the- 
A! deburgh Foundation, was 
represented by Lord'. Geddcs. 
The' Right Rev Edward Knapp- 
Fisher. Sub-Dean of West- 
minster; officiated, assisted by 
ihe Rev Alan Luffi Precentor 
and Sacrist, and the Rev Dr 

Anthony Harvey. The -Bishop of 

Dunwicb read the lesson ana Mr 
Richard Pasco read “Hymn to. 
St Cecilia" by W H Auden. The 

choristers or Westminster Ab- 

bey, accompanied on the' harp 
by Professor Osian, Ellis, sang 
Psalm 23. The -Brodsky Siring 
Quartet, representing the Bril- 
Een-Peai5 School for Advanced 
Musical .Studies, played’ the 
First Movement from (be String 
Quartet in D^mmor by Mozart 
Miss Heather Harper sang 
■Setifzcr.Tranen”. byJLSL Bach. ’ 


and Miss Sophie McMillan 
played the oboe obligato. The 
Right -Rev Robin Woods. 
Canon Trevor Beason. lhe Rev 

. David Hutchinson and the Rev 

■ Michael Thompson were robed 

-and .in tiie.saitctuary. liie Lord 
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r. Mr and*Mn 

ssususse 


J among others present were: 

Muton# Mrs- g Stovo. : Alexander 

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THE TIMES SATURDAY JULY 5 1986 



Syrian show of 
armed force on 


Beirut streets 


From Robert Fisk, Beirut 


Steel-helmeted Syrian 
troops In full uniform ' pa- 
trolled the streets of west 
Beirut yesterday for the .first 
time since the Syrian Army's 
evacuation of the city under 
Israeli.siege in 1982. 

The symbolic appearance of 
the soldiers — so far only 
about 50 in number — repre- 
sents the most serious military 
intervention by the Syrians 
since they first tried to imple- 
ment “security" plans for 
Beirut two years ago. 

Thousands of uniformed 
Syrian troops entered Beirut 
in 1976 to bring an end to the 
civil war here, driving in tanks 
and armoured personnel carri- 
ers into the city under an Arab 
' League mandate. 

No international mandate— 
not even a Lebanese one — 
appears to have been obtained 
for this new. though very 
limited, military involvement 
in Beirut although Lebanese 
ministers have for months 
been urging the Syrian Gov- 
ernment to send troops into 
west Beirut to wrest control of 
the streets from the Muslim 
militias. 

Syrian soldiers stood . on 
checkpoint duty in Bliss Street 
near the American University 
- one of the locations often 
used in the past for kidnap- 
ping foreigners — while Syrian 
troops could be seen during 
the- afternoon travelling the 
streets of the dty in a white 
estate car. 


“1 saw four of them, kitted 
out in steel helmets" and 
holding Kalashnikov rifles, 
riding through nie Baalbek in 
a white estate car driven by a 
plain clothes Syrian ’ security 
man. The car — together with- 
an other vehicle containing 
armed Syrians — bore Syrian 
registration plates. 

The troops were not only 
easily identifiable; they were 
clearly meant to be seen. 
Muslim militiamen who 
refuse to leave the streets will 
now face Syria's anger. 

just in case the point had 
been missed. Brigadier- Gen- 
eral Ghazi Kenaaii, the head 
of Syrian military intelligence, 
has arrived tn Beirut '■ aid- 
announced his intention of 
staying until" the " hew 
“security" plan — involving 
the closing of militia offices — 
has been fully implemented. 

Like all such plans, howev- 
er, it has more than one 
purpose. If the sight of heavi- 
ly-armed Syrian troops serves 
to discourage the Muslim 
militias of west Beirut, it 
presents an equally potent 
message to the Phalangists 

For six months now, the 
Christian militias have op- 
posed Syria's plans for Leba- 
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Mr Douglas performing during the international Tchaikovsky contest and later being congratulated ' by Miss Rntii Wilkinson 

Tebbit test PC not guilty of killing Pik B 

fOI" Continued from page 1 his reinstatement has still to the bed and startled him. ID VI 


on drugs 


ed this .opposition — but the 
presence of so dear a symbol 
of Syrian military might, albe-. 
it on so small a scale, must 
make them think again. 


Vote on women priests 


Mr Norman Tebbit yester- 
day queried whether the BBC . 
should ban pop stars known to 
be on drugs (Philip Webster 
writes). J 

The Conservative . Party, 
chairman, who was hosting a 
radio phone-in programme, 
was replying to a questioner 
who referred to reports about 


I Continued from page 1 
now faces internal disciplinary 
action, which could include a 
dismissal from the force, a 
reprimand or a fine. 

Superintendent Martin Bur- 
ton, of West Midlands Police, 
said a recommendation on 
any discipiih^y action would 
b£ prepared by Mr Les Sharp, 


the Deputy Chief Constable, 
for a final decision by Mr 


The Church of England's 
progress towards ordaining 
women as priests faces its 
severest lest so far at today's 
meeting of the General Synod 
... at.York University (Our Reli- 
gious Aflairc Correspondent 
writes). 

The Synod will be asked to 
' .. give final approval to the 
' Women . Ordained Abroad 
Measure, which would peimit 
female clergy visiting England 
from oilier parts of the Angli- 
can Communion to officiate 
as priests while there. 


That would be its final stage 
before going to Parliament. 


the plight of Boy George, who 
is said to be a heroin addict. 


The Measure has progressed 


through all its previous stages, 
but final approval needs a 


but final approval needs a 
tworthirds majority in each of 
three synodical houses,' bish- 
ops. cleigy and laity. 

If it receives less than 67 per 
cent in any of the three houses 
today, it will be killed, and 
with it most of the hopes of 
those wanting the Church of 
England itself to ordain wom- 


en priests. 


Mr Tebbit said: “There are 
a good many people in the pop 
scene who take drugs. 1 think 
we are probably more aware of 1 
them because they are in the 
pnblic eye but I'm very sad to 
say that there are a lot of other 
people who give had examples 1 
one way or another." 

He then asked: “Should the 
BBC be saying that they will 
not feature pop stars who are" 
known to be on drags? I do not 
know bow people would react 
to that". 


for a final decision by Mr 
Geoffrey Dear, the Chief Con- 
stable. 

West Midlands Police are to 
establish an elite, frill-time 
firearms squad in the after- 
math of the Sh orthouse trage- 
dy and research is being con- 
ducted. to establish whether 
.firearms officers can be sub-- 
jected to psychological tests to 
ensure their suitability for 
armed operations. 

Supl Burton said the verdict 
supported all firearms officers 
who feared they could find' 
themselves in the same posi- 
tion as PC Chester. 

He said: “His ordeal is not 
yet over. He is still suspended 
on frill pay and a decision on 


his reinstatement has still to 
be taken, but every officer in 
the West Midlands and na- 
tionally will be delighted with 
the result. It has been a terrible 
. endurance for PC Chester and 
a terrible . tragedy for the 
Sh orthouse famUy." - • • 

PC Chester was.accused by 
■ the prosecuttohdf gross-negli- 
gence in killing The boy as he 
searched a children's bedroom 
at the Shorthouse family mai- 
sonette in King's Norton, 
Birmingham, during a police 
raid last August 
The armed policemen were 
hunting for three men — in- 
cluding the boy's father — who 
had taken part in a restaurant 
robbery in Wales two days 
earlier. Mr John Shorthouse, 
aged 26, is now serving a five- 
year sentence for that crime. 

The ■ prosecution claimed 
the tragedy was a “classic case 
of manslaughter" and alleged 
that PC Chester had fired his 
.38 Smith Si Wesson revolver 
intentionally, by instinct that 
bis training required him to 
do, when the boy moved on 


the bed and startled him. 

The defence claimed the 
shooting was a terrible acci- 
dent and that PC Chester bad 
been a victim of inadequate 
preparation for -die -raid be- 
cause the armed "officers in- 
volved had hot been told that 
children might be 'in the 
maisonette. • - ' , 

PC Chester, a policeman for 
16 years, of Leek Wooton,! 
Warwickshire, claimed in.j 
court that be did not realize 
the boy was asleep beneath a 
blanket and was not even 
aware that his revolver bad 
gone off until he heard a moan 
and found the boy with a 
bullet bole through the T-shirt 
he was wearing. 

He said the accident must 
have happened while he .‘was 
getting .to- his feet m a narrow 
space after searching beneath 
the boy’s bed. in. his cumber- 
some body armour. 

The constable was de- 
scribed as the “ideal, level- 
headed" marksman by his col- 
leagues in -the firearms unit. 

Background, page 3 


Pik Botha 
invites 


sanctions 

.Continued from pageJ 


who has^ acted as mediaior in 
negotiations between South 
Africa and creditor banks on 
the repaymeatofthfrcouiit^y’s 
foreign debt. ’ -■ 

Initially, it. was reported 
from Zurich that DrLeutwiler 
had resigned as mediator be- 
cause of dissatisfaction with 
Pretoria’s political reforms. 
This is now said to have been 
a misunderstanding and that 
Dr Leutwiler is still ready to 
consider playing the role of 
mediator if requested to do so 
Bankers here fear that doubt 
about Dr Leutwiler’s future 
■ position will weaken confix 
dence in South Africa's ability 
to- -negotiate an acceptable 
arrangement, for the. repay- 
ment of its debts, . especially ■ 
coming after recent govern- 
ment warnings that it might 
not be able, to meet its 
.obligations 


Barry Douglas, the British 
pianist^ has ovenaghtijecoroe 
' the toast oT Mnscow, after 
becoming Ae first'foreign 
outright winner oT the"yupor- . 
taut international Tchaikov# 
sky piano .competition fo r 
more than. 20 years.’ . 

He has a fbUowihg: among | 
young female fans' that in the ! 
West would be reserved for a 1 
pop star. 

Last night, Mr Doaglas was 
the star of a glittering award* 
ceremony and dosing concert 
at the Moscow Conservatory 
attended by .Mr : --MHiJiipIl 
Gorbachov. The presebce of 
the Kremlin leader was\takea 
as farther evidence of tag 
interest in Soviet ahren'iiri 
experiencing a sl^ht Haw 
from the rigid restrict^ 
placed on It under his immedi- 
ate predecessors. 

. Mr Douglas, aged 2$ has 
won wide praise , both for „ 
accomplished playing aid his IT 
modest, easygoing tempera- 
ment. .. 

British diplomats claimed 
yesterday that Ins popular 
victory on Thursday coaid 
play a role in boostugl foe 
recent improvement in Angio- 
Soviet relations which&dae fc 
he cemented when Mr Eduard 
Shevhrdhndze, the * Fbiejiga 
Minister, visits Dmdoii' later 
this mdnttt ■ 

TomorrowMr Donglps.vbo 
has been joined hoe by Miss 
Ruth WjUtinson, his Briferti 
.girlfriend,' also, a 'masfcwui 
from Belfast, is due fo perfem 
at a gala concert in Moscow, 

Tickets have’ alrrady 
come one df the mesf songht 
alter hems on ;lhe'city*s thriv- 
ing black market He witf gfrei 
a repeat concert ^ 
before flying back to BtftaiDL 

“When this isr idird^ jtifc 
first tiring I plan to to Is to 
take a my loi%-hfofday^ 
explained" Mr Doa^toL 
-Mr Doqglas, who hegaa 
talcing pianolessoQsattiieage 
of 7/ has been playing profes- 
sionaliy since he Royal 
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be addressed to ': The Times. Sat urday 'Crossword Competition. 
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Royal engagements 

Princess Anne attends a Polo 
Match and presents the Cup to 
the winning team. Cirencester 
Park and Polo Club, 3.30. 

The Duke of Kent. President 


Foliage of- daffodils and tulips 
may' now be removed- If it is 
desired to split up dumps of 
dalfoldil bulbs to make new 
plantings lift and dry -off , the 
bulbs in a sbed or -garage and 
replant m August after -remov- 
ing scales and brittle foliage. 
Plant them 6 inches deep 
Foliage of other spring bulbs 
may also be removed. 

Climbers that ding to walls or 
fences by means of aerial roots 
like ivies and Virginia creeper 
may be outgrowing their lodg- 
ings and menacing tiles or 
gutters. Cut them back to the 
desired height or width. Leave 
the cut portions to dry and then 
they pull away- easily. 

■ Red and white currants and 
goosebenies are making strong 
growths now.' These shoots may 
be summer pruned on bushes, 
but more essentially on cordon 
trained plants. Cut back goose- 
berry shoots to 5 leaves and the 
currants also to about 5 leaves. 

If raspberries are pushing up 
an abundance of young growths 
leave the strongest ai about 6 lo- 
8 inches apart and remove the 
rest as they appear. 


Londoimd Soii t i —i t. *4 Kensington, 
-delays on. O oM we* 'Rond .Hetween - 
Knaresborough Race and OoCngham 
Road. Mu Waslerti Awe etosaef in both 
directions between Bern and 8pm. d- 
Pe rsons Iff fc. contraflow at (unction -11 

■ aS nSflys: C o n w to w bamiee rit juhe- 
6bns < (BtoimgnNtiJCand 5 fDmjtifch). 
A45& long delays on Bewtfiey Road in 
Kidderminster, srv^e lane 'traffic. Itatits. 
MSO. Contraflow on wastbotmd carriage- 
way while eastbound re ma i ns dosed 
between functions 2 (Heretord) and 3 


Weather 

forecast 




Troughs of Jow pressure. 
wiU move across S, mov^" 
in g- away to E tomorrow^ 
• • morning. 11 


( Nowo nt). 

Noth: Al(M): Contraflow betweean 
Aydtffe and Burtree Wsrdiangas. d>- 


London. SE, Central S, E, Central N 


versions. M83: Lane reductions on south- 
bound carriageway between Jwctfcms 1 
and a M602 Snk road with southbound 
M83 closed- AS9: delays on 
Boroughbridoe Road. York. 

Wales and west M* Lane closures on 


enjaaad, East An^ -McSanda: Sunny 
intervals at first, rata spreading from W 
later wnd SW moderate: max 21C (7W). 

Wends. SW Engtend, Wafas: 
Cloudy with occasional rain and DM fog. 
clearing from W: wtads SW fresh or 
strong: max 19C i66F)- 
NW England, Lake District, ble of Man, 
N I re l and- Rather doudywwh outbreaks of 
rain, cteamgjBier.wtadS SW moderats; 
ma* 18C (64F). 

NE Brgtamfc. Bright' intervals at Wet 
outbreaks 01 rata later wmds «w mod- 
erate: max 18C164F). ■ 

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and scattered showers; winds SW light or 


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and scattered showers; winds SW 
moderate: ma* t9C(66F). 

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Hrth, NE ScoUand: Mainly thy with sunny 
Intervals; winds variable maxVy light; max 
17C(63F). 

Argyi. NW Scotland. Orkney, Shet- 
land Bright Intervals end occasional 
showers; winds variable fight or mod- 
erate: max 14C (57F). 

ChdkKdc tar to morrow and Monday: 
Rata clearing during tomorrow morning, 
followed by sunny intervals and scattered 
showers. 


TODAY-. - 

London Bridge 
•Aberdeen ‘ 
Avonmouth 

flnffnet 

Carnm 

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Dover 

Falmouth 


of the .All England Lawn Tennis 
and Croquel Club, accompanied • 


and Croquel Cub. accompanied ■ 
by The Duchess of Kent, attends - 
the Wimbledon Champions' 
Dinner. Savoy Hotel, WC2, 
9.50. 


It may happen that recently 
planted perennials have grown 
taller than it was anticipated and 
should be moved to a place 
further back' in the ' bed or 
border. Make a note now and 
mark the plants with a cane, so 
-that ; fheir-transfer is- not forgot- 
ten in the autumn. RH 


Glasgow 

Harwich 

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Margate 
MM ord Haven 

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Porttend 

Fommomh 

Shoreham 

Southampton 

Swansea 

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London Bridge 2. TO 
Aberdeen 141 
Avonmouth 7.42 
Softest 1135 
Cardiff 737 

Dnonport 635 
Dover 1145 

.Falmouth 535 
Glasgow 12.47 
Hmwv cl i 1204 
HoMmd •• 1053 
Hot - 647 

IKracomta 6 l 23 
Laita 256 

Liverpool . 11.44 

Lowestoft 103 
Margate 1212 
MBord Haven - 639 

Newquay 530 

Oban 6.19 

Fen am ua 5M 
Portend 7.14 
Portsmouth 
Shoreha m 1150 
Southampton 1130 
Swansea \ 646 
Tees .4.01 

VIFtten-on-Haa 1201 
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State visit 

The President of the Federal 
Republic of Germany and 
Freifrau von Wcizsacker depart 
from Gatwick Airport. II. 


Gardens open 


Music 

Concert by the City of Bir- 
mingham Choir and The 
Chorus and Symphony Or- 
chestra of the Birmingham 
School of Music: Town Hall, 


P = Plants lor Sate 
•TODAY AND TOMORROW 
rottatere: The Heath, long Causeway, 
Adel, Leeds: from A660 Leeos-Otfey, right 
at Ring Road roundabout, then left 
herbaceous and roses. 88 varieties ex- 
tefamon delph in iums; 2 a> 6; also open July 
13. 20 end 27. 


Birm ingham 7.30. 

Organ recital by William 
Stevenson: Inverness Cathedral. 
7.30. 


TOMORROW 

Barts hire: The Old Rectory. 
Famboreugh. 4m SE of wantage, off 
B449« . Wanteoe-NewbufY Road, 4m from 
Wantage turnE for Famfaorpugh; herba- 
ceous. roses, urwsual plana: zto B. 


__ J uu ti am sMw: Hawood. Harewood 
Road, CTalfort St Qries: one acre, fine 
yew. and box hadges, j maoy uiwswl 
plants, efimters. smk gardens: emphaus 
on teiiagu: ’ a garden for year round 
interest 2 to 6: &o open Seowmber 21 . 


Anniversaries 


watsbire: Corstey («L Corslev. between 
Wanrmsnr, Weatetry and Frame. o« 
B3098 in Chapmereteda; young tour acre 
pianist nan's garden, wlm stream, two 
rose gardens, »D dd and spedesroMw, 
bog ^rden; National European PrimUte 


ACROSS 

1 The best place to see big 
bear (10). 

6 A doctor's bookmaker (4). 


9 What a farrier may do in a 
stable is hardly enough (4- 
6 ). 


DOWN 

1 Don't have a look inside the 
overshoe — there's a tear (4V 

2 The silver king is impatient 
<4). 


3 Fruit importer on the board 
(7-5). 


10 It follows a cereal disease 
mostly (4). 

12 Sensitive Head .rejected for- 
eign courses (12). 

15 “And, by a sleep lo. say w® 
end The — ” (Hamlet) (9). 

. 17 Liquid lhai circulated 
among the gods (5). 

18 Rate-setter retracts this -re- 
view (5). 

19 The Cotouis in a pilots' 
mess (3.6). 

20 It may involve water on the 
knee — and its treatment, 
perhaps (12). 

24 It can be taken in a bank (4). 


4 Sea-dogs one offers bones 
(5). 


5 Praline on fudge is un- 
rivalled (9). 


25 Self-taught person's ma- 
chine certainly worked (10). 


26 Irish words used in Somer- 
set. (4). 

27 Writer that could be left 

covering Olympic event 
U0). r - . : 


7 Poor Charmian’s love po- 
tion (10). 

8 Result of clergyman's.initia] 
confusion — eg. hatf- 
warraed fish. (10). 

11 One of Churchill's damned 
dots (7.5). 

13 Boxer is her hero's undoing 
(5-5). 

14 'Spanish champion with 
cape fled first in high old 
slate (10). 

16 Punch line for an eating 
place (4-5). 

21 Tease about exceptionally 
large.bed (5J. 

22 This Highlander in com- 
mand would be 26 (4). 


Births: Sarah Sidttons, 
Brecon. 1755: Charles Allred 
Stothard. historical draughts- 
man. London. 1 786: George 
Borrow. East Dcreham. Norfolk. 
1803: Cedi Rhodes. Bishop’s 
Stonford. Hertfordshire. 1853. 

Deaths: Sir Thomas Stamford 
Raffles, founder of Singapore. 
London. 1826: Joseph Niepce, 
pioneer of photography. Cha- 
lon-sur-Saone. 1833; Sir Austen 
LayanL archaeologist. London, 
1894: Waiter Gropius. Boston. 
Massachusetts. 1969. 


i. 2 to ^groups by appointment 

[CnapmansJada 2 70). 

Yoritehire: New Wata Farm. GoeJWand, 
iim sw of wrwby off A 169: H acre. 


TOMORROW 

Births: John Paul Jones. 
American hero of the War of 
independence. Nrrfcdean. Scot- 
land. 1747: John Flaxman, 
sculptor. York. 1755: Sir 
Thomas Stamford Raffles, ai 
sea. 1781: Sir William Jackson 
Hooker, botanist first director 

of Kew Gardens. Norwich. 

1785. 


23 Uphold record college re- 
. suits (4L ... 


Concise Crossword, Page 13 


Deaths: Henry II. reigned 
1154-89. Chinon. France. 1 189: 
Saint Thomas More was exe- 
cuted on Tower Hill. London. 
1 535: Edward VI. reigned 1 547- 
53. London. 1553: Guy de 
•Maupassant. Paris. 1893: 
Odilon Redon, painter and en- 
graver. Paris. 1916: Kenneth 
Graham, author of The Wind 
in the Willows. Pangboume. 
Berkshire. 1932. 


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Belgium Fr 
CanadaS 
Denmark Kr 
Finland Mck 
France Fr 
Germany Dm 
Greece Dr 
Hong Kong S 
Ireland PI 
Italy Lire 
Japan Yen 
Netherlands GM 
Norway Kr 
Portugal Esc 
South Africa Rd 
Spain Pta- 
Swo danKr 
Switzerland Fr 
USAS 

Yugoslavia Dnr 


cheques and other 
busness. 



piantsmsn’s garden, pctinsque salting 
by moorl an d stream. Includes efr nw . 
herbaceous and shntos.-2 to 6. 

Easec Grate Canfield Park. Km SE of 
Taketey. off A120 betw een Dunmaw and 
Bishops StortfordL ct m i ni ng garden In 
old Erigksh selling; P; 2 to 6. 


Rates far smaB denomn a hon badt notes 


only as stated Dy Barclays Bank-PLC. 
Oifterant rates apply to travellers' 


went rates apply to travellers 
ques and other foreign orrenct 


London: The fT Index dosed 
down 9.2 ai 1356.5. 













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Gilts rise strongly on new 
hone of interest rate cuts 


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; W. German mark 

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Trade-weighted 

76.a{-05) 


Hopes of an early move lo 
lower interest rates-; sent Brit- 
ish government bonds lip 

Strongly for the third day in 
succession yesterday. Long- 
dated gilts gained % to I 'A 
points. 


By David Smith, Economics Correspondent 


JAPANESE YEN/US DOLLAR 


Export rate 
reduction 


Interest-rate optimism has 
returned to the London mar- 
kets this week, in the expecta- 
tion that next Tuesday's 
money supply figures will be 
satislactoiy and that interest 
rate cuts in other countries 
will provide room for reduo 
tions here. 


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Si ? n * to most J ** ' c ® 111 f° r short-term credits, 

^ 00 dtrs? -• ^ to 9.8 per cent from 1 1.2 

a do So i h.aci market He«£ * .> per cent for medium-term 

t doubt a repeat Wn „~ 1: crcdiLs. 


b "Western industrial coun- 

'} . tries have agreed to lower lhe 

* minimum interest .rates they 
. ’ appty to officially guaranteed 
“ atport crediis, the Organiza- 
■; tfop: for Economic Co-opera- 

- - lion arid Development 

- announced in Paris yesterday, i 
; The hew rates, which begin , 

“oft July 15 , represent an 
across-the-board cut of 1 . 4 1 
■\ percentage points from the i 
rates since January IS. The 
minimum rate on export cred- 
"> its . for the world's poorest 
-rountriesis to fall to 7.4 per 
< cent from 8.8 per cent 
’/”• Credits- for moderately-de- 
veloped countries can be 
granted at a rate as low as 8 .25 
i per cent for maturities of two 
V to five years, down from 9.65. 
r *. : The minimum rate for rela- 

• -lively richcountries will dip to 
: -w5 per cent from 10.95 per 

cent for short-term credits, 

. and to 9.8 per cent from 1 1.2 


Mr Jacques de Larosierc, 
the managing director of the 
International Monetary Fund, 
echoed these hopes at a Unit- 
ed Nations meeting in 
Geneva. 


. .J F M A M J J .A S O N D.J F M A M.J 


“The favourable outlook for 
prices and a combination of 
prudent fiscal .policies and 
moderate rates of money ex- 
pansion should permit the 
desirable lowering of interest 
rates to continue," be said. 


Market hopes have revived 
in -spite of : ihe Bank of 
England's extremely cautious 
approach to- interest-rate cuts, 
after- three large monthly in- 
creases in the sterling M3 
measure of the money supply. 


City analysts expect a rise of 
e tween 0.5 and 1 per cent in 


between 0.5 and 1 per cent in 
sterling M3 in the June bank- 


ing month, when the figures 
are released on Tuesday. This 
would reduce the 12 -month 
growth rale from 19.5 percent 
in May, to 18 per cent or less 
in June. 

A stronger reason for hopes 
of lower rates in Britain comes 
with the prospect of reduc- 
tions elsewhere. Yesterday, 
the dollar continued to slide, 
against ihe yen in particular. 

Despite thin markets, with 
the independence Day holi- 
day in the ‘US. the Bank of 
Japan was unable, despite 
substantial intervention in Far 
Eastern trading, to stop the 
dollar from falling against lhe 
yen. 

The dollar closed near its 
post-war low at 160.60, com- 


pared with 161.40 at the 
previous dose. Currency deal- 
ers expect the Bank of Japan 
to stop intervening after the 
Japanese elections - lo both 
houses of the Diet — on 
Sunday. Instead, it is thought 
there will a reduction in the 
Japanese discount rate, to 
attempt lo diven dollar weak- 
ness from the yen to the mark. 
The Bundesbank indicated an 
unwillingness to reduce inter- 
est rates after its fortnightly 
council meeting on Thursday. 

: - Yesterday, the . Mitsubishi 
Research Institute predicted 
weak growth for the Japanese 
economy in this fiscal year. 
Growth is forecast at just 1.8 
per cent in fiscal 1986, which 
began in April, while the yen- 


dollar rate is expected to move 
to 155. 

There is also strong pressure 
on the US Federal Reserve 
Board.to cut the discount rate, 
amid continued signs of weak- 
ness in the US economy. 

In Britain, there is some 
difference in emphasis be- 
tween the Bank of England 
and the Treasury on monetary 
conditions. 

The Chancellor of the Ex- 
chequer, Mr Nigel Lawson, 
has brought attention to the 
strength of sterling this year, 
dcspiie the sharp fall in oil 
prices. He has also pointed to 
the performance of narrow 
money. M0, with a rate of 
increase towards the lower 
end of its 2 to 6 per cent target 
range. 

The Bank of England has 
expressed concern about the 
build-up of liquidity in the 
economy with the strong rise 
in sterling M3, and also about 
less satisfactory indicators of 
inflation such as unit wage 
and salary costs. 

Thefe was no obvious inter- ; 
est rate' hint In the- Bank's 
money market dealing opera- 
tions yesterday. It -relieved 
£32 r million of the money 
market shortage through out- 
right bank bill purchases and 
£535 million by means of a gilt 
sale and repurchase at rates 
between and 10*32 per cent 


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Meadow Farm 
drops bid 


Allianz in 
£21 5m 
cash call 


Lloyds to seek 
bid extension 


By Graham Seaijeant, Financial Editor 


DTI move 
may boost 
unit trusts 


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-T.\ . Hillsdowri Holdings, the - 
'.‘ js. fast-growing food group, has 
<«:• increased its offer for North 
Devon Meats, a fanners' co- 
operative abattoir, from £3.1 
„ million ro £3.5 million- The 
■ new offer has --die strong 
‘ 7 ;• backing of the Norih Devon 
!7 board. 1 

As a. resnlt, the USM- 
• quoted Meadow Farm Pny- 
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shiir i' publahing group, is 
coming to the Unlisted Securi- 
ties Market with a £5.5 million 
price tag. Just over 30 per cent 
of the equity is being offered 
through a placing at 67p a 
share. The company has re- 
ported profits before tax of 
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Windsmoor, the women’s 
fashion house which sells 
through concessions in depart- 
ment stores, has been priced at 
I06p a share, giving a market 
capitalization of £23.3 ; mil- 
lion.. A total of 6.6 million 
&are& are being offered for 
sale. The prospectus will be in 
Tfte . Times on Monday. 


Further fall 


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J. Shares in Britain’s largest 
merchant banking group, 
Morgan GrenfeU, continued 
to:- disappoint stock market 
investors yesterday, falling a 
fiirther 2 p to 488p, compared 
with the stri king price of 500p. 


. By Clare Dobie . 

Aflianz AG. Holding, West 
Germany's largest insurer, 
yesterday announced terms of 
a deep-discounted rights .issue 
to raise £215 million (DM721 
millionX The company said 
the proceeds would be used for 
expansion at home and 
abroad. 

Ini January this year, Allianz 
acquired Comhill Insurance 
from BTR-for'£3D5.nifliion, 
'Having last the battle for Eagle 
Star m 1983 to BAT. It is also 
expanding in the. Britisb legal 
lexpeuSes . insurance ' market 
through Affiliated L^al Pro- 
tection, which it acquired for 
£2.4 million.- 

. ■ In-Italy il has acquired RAS, 
the country's second-largest 
insurer for DM I billion and 
last year it failed to acquire 
AA Mutual of Johannesburg. 

For every 1 5 shares in issue, 
holders can subscribe for one 
new share at £267 (DM900). 
Yesterday, Allianz's shares fell 
£4_to £o9Q_in .London, The 
shares arelisted on eight stock 
exchanges in West Germany, 
oh three exchanges in Switzer- 
land as well as in London. 

Shareholders resident in the 
United Kingdom must exer- 
cise their subscription rights 
between July 10 and July 23. 
After that date, the rights will 
cease to have any value. 

Allianz Group's worldwide 
premium income was £5.18 
billion in the year to Decem- 
ber 31.1985. 

The company gives warning 
that growth in the German 
insurance market will level off 
this year but it is more hopeful 
about the American- market, 
where it says the property 
inscrrarice industry is 

improving- transfer 3 ^^ f or 

the issue are -Deutsche Bank 
Capital Markets, Morgan 
Grenfell and Rowe & Pitman. 


Lloyds Bank admitted yes- 
terday that It will have to ask 
the City Takeover Panel foF a 
special dispensation to extend 
the timetable of its bid for 
Standard Chartered as a resnlt 
of the need to satisfy US 
hanking legislation. Standard 
Chartered’s adviser, J Henry 
.Schroder Wagg, will oppose 
the move. 

Under the City rales, intro- 
duced to stop endless new" 
offers and defences, an offer 
'most dose for acceptance' nn- 
lesx declared nncnn ditinnal 60 
..days •„ after . die: first offer 
document is posted — in this 
case, next Saturday. 

Thereafter, .Lloyds woald 
have until August 2 to satisfy 
or 'waive all other conditions 
and a farther 21 days to pay 
for the Standard Chartered 
shares, should .its bid succeed. 

The US Federal Reserve 
. Board may not rale on Lloyds' 
takeover of Standard Chart- 
ered’s American . interests, 
particularly the Union Bank of 
California, until July 16. This 
would not pose a great prob- 
lem, provided they agree, but, 
under American law, it would 
be illegal for Lloyds to bay the 
Standard shares for another 
30 days to allow the Justice 
Department to challenge, the 
acquisition on competitive 
grounds. 

Tire Justice Department has 
written to the Fed saying it will 
not object to the takeover, but 
the technical rules must be 
observed." 

Lloyds will not ask the 
Panel for a dispensation until 
after the July 12 deadline, 


which remains tire last date for 
acceptances to decide whether 
the bid will succeed. It intends 
to stick to tire final date for 
payment to Standard Char- 
tered shareholders, bat wants 
to delay tire date for meeting 
all other conditions. 

Mr Brian Pitman, Lloyds* 
chief executive, said yesterday 
that the problem, long identi- 
fied by Standard Chartered, 

. arose .because of the clash of 
-rales -between two different 
regulatory authorities in dif- 
ferent countries, one safer 
guarding shareholders and tire 
other depositors, and that it 
would lie unreasonable for 
Standard to challenge tire 
verdict of shareholders sbould 
Lloyds win. 

Standard Chartered intends 
to challenge Lloyds’ request in i 
advance of the shareholders' 
dedsioa, however, seeking a 
ruling in principle by the 
Panel. Mr Michael 
McWilliam, Standard's man- 
aging director, said Lloyds I 
sbould stick to the rales and 
that early- delays in seeking 
US_ approval were 
symptomatyic of Lloyds’ lack 
of preparation and thought 
about its takeover. “The panel 
rating is a technical matter," 
Mr - McWilliam acknowl- 
edged. 

Lloyds says it has gone 
through the American proce- 
dure quickly, was confident 
that it answered all the points 
the Fed had raised, and that 
the Californian authorities 
had agreed to accept the 
takeover as soon as federal 
approval had been granted. 


The consultative document, 
however, imposes a number of 
restrictions on the use of the 
newly-available instruments 
with the aim of seeing them 
used as hedging instruments 
.and not to gear. up funds. 


Shake-up at HB Electronics 


COMPANY NEWS 


• BERKELEY TECHNOL- 
" OGY: Results for lhe six months 

to June 30 (five months to June 
■ 30.T983) includes gross interim 
dividend of 3 cents (2.3 cents). 
' ‘Wiih- figures in s$000, fee in- 
"cohie. was 5,673 (3.625); profit 
_ before lax 7.991 (4.070). Earn- 
ings per 5 ha re are 1 1_2 cents (5.0 
• centsfe The share price was 
' : unchanged at 193 cents. 


• OAKWOOD GROUP: Re- 
suits for the half year to March 
31 include, with figures in £ 000 , 
turnover 5,947 (6,359). pretax 
profit . 66 ( 68 k tax 23 (22). 
Earnings per share were 2J5p 


(2.3p)- Net tangible assets per 
share I79p(l ?6p). There .willbe 
410 interim dividend (_p). The 
share price was 9S. down 1 7p.- ■ 


market summary 


A group of investors led by 
two executives of the Holmes 
Protection group, an Ameri- 
can alarm system manufactur- 
er quoted in London, is to take 
over the reins at HB Electron- 
ics, the USM-quoied compo- 
nents distribution group. HB 
struggled lo make a profit of 
£ 1,000 last year because of 
depressed conditions .in the ' 
electronics market. 

The two men, Mr Tom 
Forrest and Mr Brian O'Conn- _ 
or. intend io diversify HB’s. 
activities into areas such as 
computer protection and fi- 


By Richard Lander 

nanrial leasing services. They 
also plan to at least double the 
size of lhe component distri- 
bution business, even though 
they say demand for compo- 
nents has remained sluggish so 
far this year. 

Mr Forrest will become 
chairman of HB, to be re- 
named Rockwood Holdings, 
while Mr O'Connor, will join 
the hoard 'along with ' three 
other newdirectors, including 
Mr Michael - Seorey.— former 
finance director Of the Aitken 
Hume financial . services 
group. . 


HB is 83 per cent owned by 
W Canning, the Midlands 
chemicals, metals and elec- 
tronics group which brought it 
-to the market in 1983. Can- 
ning plans to capitalize a 
£300,000 loan at 41 p a share 
and place about 2.7 million 
shares with institutions at the 
.same price. 

' . The new investors will take 
up Canning's entitlement in-a 
£733.000 rights issue - 

HB shares, suspended at' 
78p on Thursday, rejoined at 
66 p yesterday and rose to 80p; 


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Executive Editor Kenneth Fleet 


Investors switch off 
over Peacock view 


By Lawrence Lever 

Far-reaching proposals giv- 
ing unit trust companies great- 
er flexibility in the 
management of iheir funds are 
likely to trigger a wave of new 
unit trusts as well as alter the 
way in which trusts are sold to 
the public. 

The proposals are contained 
in a consultative document on 
the- regulation- pfrmirinistsr 

- due' To be published by the 
E)epartmeht. of Trade and 
Industry this month'. 

■; . ; The . "proposals open the 

- door' to the unit uusi industry 
' to engage in currency hedging. 

which at the moment is limit- 
ed to hedging supported by 
back-to-back loans The DTI 
is suggesting that unit trusts 
should be allowed to use 
foreign exchange contracts 
currency futures and financial 
futures 

Moreover, financial futures 
wj}j also be available to unit 
trust managers, as will the 
facility to writeput options on 
the traded option market 

Industry sources say that a 
number of unit irust groups 
are already planning new 
trusts and restructuring their 
marketing campaigns to take 
advantage of the anticipated ( 
liberalization of unit trust I 
rules I 


When the Government considers' ; 
dramatic initiatives in Britain's tele- 
vision industry, it would do well to- 
consider City reaction to the Peacock 
report — a studied yawn. Shares in 
television companies were virtually 
unchanged. This can hardly be pul 
down lo the leaking of the report, 
since this produced little reaction 
either. It is however, one indication of 
the likelihood of action, since inves- 
tors have learned the hard way that al- 
most any change or novelty is bad for 
them. ‘ 

History* suggests that new develop-, 
ments in this neld prove unprofitable, 
as were most television contracting 
companies in the early days. As the 
problems are sorted out and bright 
ideas dropped, so investors become 
more interested. But if they become 
too interested, government is liable to 
change the tax system. 

At the moment, the television 
contracting sector is buoyant thanks 
to booming advertising revenues. The 
launch of Thames has . been a great 
success and early reactions to the 
flotation of TV-am are favourable. 
The report, could have changed alt . . 
this. Advertising on BBC* .while good 
for advertising agents, would- have 
knocked commercial TV shares hard, 
since even a short-term loss of 10 to 1 5 
per cent of revenue would have 
transformed their present cosy 
prosperity. 

Instead, companies face the 
possibility at some future date of a 
tender auction for franchises. How 
this would relate to the levy or how 
the Independent Broadcasting 
Authority would interpret its licence 
to refuse the highest bidder is unclear. 
The present leadership of the IBA 
seems more sympathetic to stability, 
almost a prerequisite for any market 
enthusiasm for minor contractors. 
And here, the report scores something 
of a plus. Since there is to be a delay, 
perhaps until after the next election, 
before major decisions are taken, 
there is a strong chance that the 
renewal or change of franchises will be 
postponed from 1989. Adding a 
couple of years onto franchise life is by 
no means unprecedented. In thi&.case, . 
'if would seem necessary unless a new 
framework is fixed- in t fher .next . AS - - 
months. " * ' ... 

. The City would also i>e chary of 
• bold new technological developments.- 
The cable TV hype of aL-TeiVyears-agd: . 
is still remembered. The hope that 
consumer demand for entertainment 
would pay for interactive cabling of 
Britain fell foul of free ITV and the 
unavoidably of the licence fee. 
From the marketing point of view, 
cable has given way to satellite 
television. Any renewed interest in 
cabling by British Telecom or Cable & 
Wireless would depend as much. on 
interest rates and the tax regime as on 
thfc market. The abolition of 100 per 
cent first-year investment allowances 
has not helped. In any case, Ofte! has 
been looking to local cable networks 
as a third force in telecomm un Tea tions 


•-rather than to reinforce the present 
duopoly there. 

' City analysts believe that the City 
would rally round to finance a 
privatized Radio i and 2. But this is 
unlikely to generate much excitement 
Even the more distant television 
stations are too small to bother big 
investors. Added to the pavlovian 
aversion to risk and novelty, -this 
suggests that the brave new long-term 
developments envisaged by Peacock 
would have to be undertaken by the 
. largest national or, international 
companies , rather than from grass 
roots subscription to new enterprises. 

Liquid assets 

The Chancellor’s failure to achieve 
the modem miracle of turning water 
into pre-election lax cuts is more of a 
political embarrassment than an eco- 
nomic one, at least in the short-term. 
It is certainly possible for the Govern- 
ment to achieve £4.75 billion of asset 
sales annually from now until .1 988- 
89, even if it means using up most of 
the best shots. . . . 

.7 Ignoring tfieT riistee Savings Banks, 
; which" da no! generate, privatization 
procQds, the schedule' '.starts-'' in 
November with British Gas, set to 
’bring in a net £5-6 billion, probably 
spread over three years. British Air- 
ways, worth -£ 1 - billion, may follow 
early next year, then Rolls-Royce, the 
British Airports Authority and the 
National Bus Company, worth about 
£1.3 billion in total. 

Adding in a bit for any parts of 
British Steel which may find a buyer, 
this gives a total of up to £8.5 billion. 
The third payment on British 
Telecom shares has already generated 
£2 billion in the current fisc&Lyear, 
pushing the prospective total up to 
£10.5 billion, some £4 billion short of 
the p}annefr.£4. 75 billion a year over 
three years. 

Fortunately, help is at hand. The 
Chancellor's share portfolio includes a 
£3.1 billion holding in British Petro- 
leum which can be sold off at any 
time. And. as is often forgotten, there 
is plenty more mileage left in British 
Telecom. 

. The .Government owns- 49 per cent 
of British Telecom, worth a little over 

- £7 hil!k>n.Tt is committed hot to sell 
-off any more of BT until April 1988, 
.-.butifter thattfie-doors are wide open. 
lAhd the commitment riins dut just 
“about . the limeTha t a gap opens up in 

the privatization programme because 
of the lack of the water authorities' 
sell-off. 

There is a longer term difficulty, if 
Thursday's announcement on the 
water authorities means, not a one or 
two-year delay, but indefinite 
postponement. New-style managers, 
such as Roy Watts of Thames Water, 
might drift ^ away discouraged. 

- Early privatization would 7 have 
allowed die investment programmes 
needed in the nineties to be financed 
outside the public sector borrowing 
requirement. That may no longer be 
possible. 


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and virtually fall employment 
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has been steadily increasing investment 
in domestic stocks ever since 1984. 

The Oppenheimer Japan Growth 
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the top performing of our range of ten 
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■■ It is our objective to sustain con- 
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Wall Street dosed for Independence Day 


(AP-Dow Jones) — US Trea- 
sury securities rose as much at 
18/32 point from late New 
York levels on Japanese buy- 
ing, but the market has effec- 
tively shut down in Europe in 
line with the US markets' 
holiday. 

-.Dealers said, the market hi 
Tokyo was basically catching 
iip with the Chicago futures 
market, following die early 


dosing ob Thursday of the 
Treasury market in New York. 

The biggest bullish factor 
remained the news that US 
non-fann payrofts fell by 
89.000 in June. 

The brokers stopped quot- 
ing screen prices when Tokyo 
closed, with the benchmark 
Treasury 7% per cent bonds 
doe 2016 ending 20/12 points 
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THE TIMES SATURDAY JULY 5 1 986 


FINANCE AND INDUSTRY 


TEMPUS 


ici clears decks ahead 
of expansion drive 

■ to^ncur -° tbe cumulative pref- so much a takeover bid. more 
cosuv of^Sf 1 ft? erence shareholders. a m^nagemeni coup. It does 

and - Co to tL £ .^,5/l 10 r' - 011 chhipleiion . of . these not really maner what his 

-seeking the anL^i U ?5.t mai1oeuv re&.. ICi’s balance quoted Tonwood company 
High Court. lh - e ' r.^ect. will have the flexibility docs-; (It * makes women’s 

CMisahtmLAeLSIS^ 4 ^ r • » take advantage of a variety tights actually) nor how many 
Iwriowine mwS™ l ° raiSe llS St^egic options. While it offe sharesrhe offers for each. 

WSiTSL nfMMR • ****'!»*. “y Aittoi to*..- • . ... . 


Tho£ ’ui'a . 1, not have any particular 
’ but simifirJii 8 !? 65 °^. sma ^ target in immediate view. It is 
SSmS inS^-^Pe- lfkeI y that the group will be 
hems to h^rt^^^ ap “ 1 00 long for speciality chcmi- 
,ls cals companies. 

!° . And if Beatrice’s exit mul- 

iSSsihon? ^ pacc uplc of 19 is anything to go 

#0 S?JSi a - v A _ by. it is easy to see why id 

terdav *th!? ?f?? uncerf r y “: w,lh its.prospective rating of 
today that holders of £9 u.5, will want to pay rash 

2S25^ U "5ft? ve rather than -shares? ' - ‘ 

S oa Price trend 

S r H f0r ,? Ch , £J ofsWck - S “K* The Organization of 
m , ai:!cel P^roicum. Exporting Own- 
pnoot 48p. The- annua! cost tries broke up inconclusively 
SlJ3S” n . 8 ,his toroNwnMl last week, the prics.of Brent 
"wjajrates coujd be about crude has: headed deter- 


£500,000. ^ • • ' 

At the same time, ICI is 
planning to -increase its abili- 
ty to borrow money in three 
related moves. It intends to 
. increase the borrowing limits 
contained in the articles of 
association, it will alter the 
acrouhiing treatment of £5 1 8 
million of goodwill' written 
on ' in 1985, and it will 
propose alterations to tbe 


' nunedJytriwardsSJO a barrel. 
Opec is stiU v produdng more 
than 19 million barrels of oil 
a day, and there are.no signs 
that it has the collective will 
to cut output in any meaning- 
ful way. - - 

It is not easy to determine 
what is happening to demand 
for oiL Seasonally, this is the 
weakest time of year. And oil 
is still not price competitive 


7 — — VUM m/I puvw VVIII]A*UU»W 

tenris or iis four outslandii^ with other fuels inTnany of its 
'sterling "unsecured loan u ses . There - probably has 
stocks. ' : * — f 


-teen, some increase in de- 


iiuufv fvviwt. ill tA." 

t . T he loan stock trust deeds maud because*, of lower 
coniaip provisions which prices, but this will be at least 
umil the group’s borrowings [partly offset t?y the lagged 
;to tne amount of the adjusted effect of earlier energy-saving 
capital and reserves. ICI pro- measures still working their 
. poses to increase this limit to way through the system. 

1.75 times adjusted capital On the supply side, some 
and : reserves. To gain the- oil production has been taken 
stockholders* approval ICI out of commission because of 
plans to increase' the interest uneconomic prices, but in- 
payable on the four loan dustry sources indicate that 
stocks. the amounts are minimal. 

• The total amount of unse- Since the price is expected to 
cured' loan stock outstanding rise again some time, albeit 
is £178 million, and the not for some years, operators 
annual cost of the additional do - not want to nsk the 
.interest will be £900,000. . damage that closure, can 

. .' Distributable reserves -will cause to the oil reservoir, 
be increased by the change m . Meanwfa3e,the industry is 
the treatment of £5 1.8 miflion replenishing its, depleted 
1 goodwill for the acquisition 


stocks at .the rate of around 


of Beatrice Companies of the two .mijtion- barrels a day. 


US. Storage is plentiful and prices 

In 1985 this goodwill was are dieap. But, when the 
written, off against the aecu- .-stores are 1 full, and ..Opec 
undated prom and loss ac- continues to -produce at its 
count. It isnow proposed that - current rate,, there seems little 
it. be written off instead to stop prices plunging yet 
against- the share premium lower, 
account 


Unction ofthcpouti is AiUcCT/Tianwood 

miiirml .la. nnilR jirrojn iKp I ll. KCiiC - 


so much a takeover bid. more 
a management coup. It does 
not really maner what’ his 
quoted ' Trahwood company 
docs-; (If makes women’s 
lights actually) nor how many 
of its sharesrhe offers for each 
. Alilreri stock. ■ 

In opinion poll terms, Mr 
Oppenbeim asked Aitken 
shareholders: “Are you satis- 
lied with your present 
management?" 

So ar more than half have 
answered, “no" and judging 
by the ease with which Mr 
Oppenheim's agents swept 
into the market to pick up 
stock on Wednesday, there 
should be more acceptances 
soon. 

However, that seems to 
have been the. easiest part Of 
the exercise.; Ajtken Hume is 
still' telling shareholders not 
to accept the? bid on the 
grounds that its NSR Ameri- 
can fund management group, 
the jewel in its rather tar- 
nished crown, would lose all 
its business if control 
changed hands. 

Mr Oppenheim. who 
maintains there would not be 
a change of control because 
Aitken shareholders would 
end up with 91 per cent of 
Tran wood, is off to New 
York next week to persuade 
fsISR’s -independent directors 
: lhai'he im fit and proper man . 
to conubl their company: 

If Mr Oppenheim fails' to. 
sway the directors, then- the 
deal is off and Aitken will 
have escaped. But the Aitken 
board would be unwise to 
break out the champagne too 
quickly. Its defence has been 
a series of blunders and 
bungles that can hardly in- 
spire confidence 

The confessional-type de- 
fence document which per- 
versely boasted of huge losses 
for the present year might not; 
have been too bad had it not. 
also - revealed ‘ huge golden: 
parachute :-fbr~ : those 1 who 
would [bail , out if Tranwpod 
wonlhe^lay. ' -[.o' . 

Aitken also seemed (airly 
sure that a white knight 
would emerge 

If the NSR factor does 
cause the Tran wood bid to 
fail. Aitken will be left with 
few friends at alL It will be 
effectively bid-proof with a 
majority of hostile sharehold- 
ers. Its share price, already 
falling; : Tsr bound : to iteflect I 
this. ; 


company news 


• AUFA-LAVAL: The com- 
pany is planning to acquire the 
Sait Control Group from 
AW sell- Bolidcn. 

• BARHAM GROUP: The 
company has acquired Research 
and Auditing Services, the con- 
sumer market research group, 
for £1J5 million. 

• JAYPLANT: Agreement has 
been readied on the principal 
terms of further proposed ac- 
quisitions, Heads of agreement 
have been signed for the pur- 
chase of Siarv-illas for 
£3.600,000. The company -has 
also agreed to purchase 
Clemhan, a property company, 
for £450:000 or Gemhan’s-nei 
asset value.- ■ 

Jayplani is also to acquire 70 per 
cent of Portal Homes for 
£700,000. 

• BRISTOL OIL & MIN- 
ERALS: No dividend for I98S. 
Figures in £000. Turnover 3,367 
(13.080). 

loss before tax 6.814 (6.084). 
Loss per share 16.3Sp (15.72). 

• GF LOVELL: A dividend of 
3.5p (3p) has been declared for 
the year to April 5. Results fbr 
the year, with figures in £000, 
include turnover 3,554 (3.140). 
profit on ordinary activities 
before fax 147(18). Earnings per 
share. . arc — L0-7p - (? 6p k The 
move to the new factory is now 

nearing completion -and is ex- 
pected io prove beneficial 

• KONE: The directors have 
announced a revised recom- 
mended cash offer to acquire all 
four million ordinary shares of 
Biddle at I70p per share. 

• REED EXECUTIVE: A final 


STOCK MARKET REPORT 


STC climbs on speculation 

of ITT selling share stake! 


By Michael Clark 


dividend of3p making 4.5p <3p) 
is included in die results for the 
year lo March 29. With figures 
in £000. pretax profit on or- 
dinary activities rose to 3,551 
(2.2 1 6) and earnings per share to 
22.36 (I2.06p). 

• TSL THERMAL SYN- 
DICATE: An. .interim dividend 
of I p (same) is included in the 
results to April 30. With figures 
in '£000. -group sales' were down 
to 9.430 (9,743) -and group, 
pretax profit to 69 (1.279). 
Earnings per share fell to 4p 
(8.7p). 

• PREMIER CONSOLI- 
DATED OILFIELDS: 
Shareholders voted at the 
extraordinary general meeting 
to acquire the oil and gas 
exploration interests of Burmah 
Oil and to issue 72 million 
Premier shares to Burmah. mak- 
ing it a 25 per cent shareholder. 

• CARLESS CAPEL & 
LEONARD: The acquisition of 
LMS American . Holdings 
Corporation. Drexel Oil. Com- 
pany and the 7.98 L5Q0 ordinary 
shares in The 1 Wiorerijouom 
Energy Trust from London Mer- 
chant Securities has been 
completed. ■ 

• ANGLO NORDIC HOLD- 
INGS: No final dividend, mak- 
ing 0.4p ( 1.4p) for year ended 
March 31. With figures in £000. 
turnover was 54.202 ( 54,298) 
and loss before tax 758 (1,315 
profit). Loss per share was 4.2p 
(5.7p earnings). The share price 
was 23p. down 3'Ap. The com- 
pany: has:' made^- significant 
writeoffs fin ; the -year to. March 
; i ?85hs part of a blg festhictaf-- 
ing arid reorganization: - 


Shares of STC the telecom- 
munications and. computer, 
group, :pui in a late run 
yesterday climbing ' lOp to 
I66p — just 2p shy of their- 
high — on speculation that 
ITT was about to sell its 
remaining holding in the 
company. 

ITT, which is the world’s 
biggest publicly quoted com- 
pany. still owns 131.02 mil- 
lion shares (24 per cent) in 
STC worth an estimated £217 
million. But ITT has been 
steadily reducing its holding in 
the company since 1982. 

Last night the stock market 
was . buzzing with, rumours 
that ITT had found a single 
buyer ..for the .entire stake 
outside the market and that an 
anno uncement would be 
made" 'shortry.'ThiS"red'"tO 
.speculation that a full bid Jar 
STC may be on the way. 

Earlier this week ITT an- 
nounced that it had teamed up 
with the French state owned 
telecommunications group 
Compagnie Francaise 
d'EIectricitie to form a joint 
European telecommunica- 
tions group which will rank 
second in the world. 

Dealers claim that the pro- 
ceeds from the sale of the STC 
deal would help to fin ance the - 
■ costs of the deal with CFE; 

* * Buf lait nigh! a spokesman ' 
for ITT iir- Brussels told The 
Times that he had no knowl- 
edge of any such moves to sell 
the STC holding. 

The rest of the equity spent 
a lacklustre session with Wim- 
bledon and Henly still high on 
the agendas of most investors 
wishing to make the most of 
the fine weather. 

Few investors were willing 
to open new positions ahead 
of another possible cut in bank 
base rates and with Wall Street ' 
closed for -the day turnover 
was d,own jo a trickle. 

As a result ifie FT 30'share: 
index of continued to drift 


EQUITIES 

Accord Pub (125p) 

Alumasc (150p) 

Antler <130p) 

Arlington (115p) 

Ashley (L) (I35p) 

Beaverco (145p) 

Bipet (374p) 

Bllck (147p) 

.Borland (125p) 

Srodero (I46p)£ .. . 
Campbell Amtsfrcrig (11 Op) 
[Chelsea Mad (i2Sp) 

Oaths- Hooper (130p) 
'.Coated Bectrodes. (84p) . - 


throughout. the session closing 
9,2. down at 1^56.5; while the 
broader based ET-SE (00 also 
losr 6:8 -at 1.649.4. - 
• 'However-- dealers - -appear 
pleased- . with, the market’s 
performance this week and are 
confident that activity -the 
equity market will pick-up 
next week. But there are some 
doubts that the high level of 
bid activity may soon start to 
drop off as the number of 
succesful defences against un- 
wanted bids continues to 

Kwfk-Fit (Tyres & Exhausts) 
advanced 6p to a new peak <rf 
Illp yesterday following an 
upgrading of pretax profits by 
James Capel, the broken 
Capel has increased its esti- 
mate from £8 j6iu to £9.Im for 
the year ' to' February 28, 
compared with £6.d3m last 
time. There is also talk of 
property sales which could 
book the balance sheet. Deal- 
ers say the shares conld hit 
120p next week. 

grow. 

Markelmen complain that 
this could deter other compa- 
nies from making new bids. 

Government securities con- 
tinued to advance as the scent 
of cheaper, money continued 
to waft through the market 
Prices at' the longer end rose 
by more than £Y> as dealers 
became more confident that 
the Bank of England will soon 
relent and allow interest rates 
to drift lower. 

Nevertheless, the gilt mar- 
ket will no doubt have to wait 
until after Tuesday's money 
supply figures before the Bank 
gives to go-ahead for the next 
round of reductions. 

Among the leaders Bee- 
chan] met with profit taking 
sliding 5p to 435p following 
Thursday night's seminar, in 
London arranged by Hoare 
Govert, the broker. : :[; ■ 
Apparently, the institutions 


RECENT ISSUES 


who had- been hoping -for market; worried by the-lafesl 
further films about the- future weakness in the -oil price' on 
from tht*coifipahy[ came away the-spot market where-it feirttt 
d isappoi med.-Cemtarfds also almbst S 1 0= a- barrel. Jobbers 
came - ~ in— fo r- p rofit -taking — qu ic k l y ma rke d pricesHoww 
following its recent strong run to deter the sellers, but there 
dipping 7p to -297p: ----- were signs -of- a few- chrap 
TI Group encountered ner- buyers towards the dose, -i 


vous selling felling 25p to 
543p following a downgrading 
of profits by Quilter 
Goodison. the broker. - 

This weeks two big new- 
comers failed to attract any 
new support. Thames Televi- 
sion slipped 4p to 220p com- 
pared with the original offer 
price of I90p, while Morgan 
Grenfell; the merchant bank, 
ended just 2p.'dearer at 488p: 
That, compares with 
Thursday’s, striking price of 
5G0p.‘ ' 

Marler Estates, the proper : 
ly group, jumped 20p to 520p 
hoping for a bid. Earlier this 
week Glen lnteriiational. the 
private investment house con- 
trolled by Mr Terry Ramsden, 
announced it had bought a 
stake of just over 5 per cent 

Marler has several exciting 
properly ventures in hand and 
would present Glen with few 
problems financially if it de- 
rided to launch -a fell bid. 

Crest Nicholson , the buHd- 
er/held steady at: 1 68 p despite 
an- upgrading Of profits by 
Laing :& Cfcuicksha.nk, the 
broker. ,from : £1 8 million to 

Avana Group, the cakes and 


Hardest hit were the majors, 
including BP, down 5p. -at 
578p, bn suggestions that tin 
Government may decide' Jp 
sell off part of its 31 per certi 
holding to raise much-needed 
funds now that privatization 
of the water aulhourities 
been postponed. : 

, Others to lose ground in- 
cluded .BritoiL 7p lower at 
148p. Lasmo, 5p at I98p. 
Shell 6p at 775p, Ultramar, 
5p at 1 68p,. while Bm-safels oj* 
41 lp,- Enterprise on I07p and 
Century Oil on 144p. all shed 
4p. .2 

On the Unlisted Securities 
Market, shares of HB Elec- 
tronic Components returned 
from suspension and were 
promptly marked 1 2p lowerdt 
66p while dealers worked o^t 
the effect of wide sweeping 
proposals put forward by lfie 
group. * 

These included the appoint- 
ment of five new directors,'h 
rights issue io' raise £733,000 
net and the' reduction; of W 
Canning’s majority holding 
from 83 per cent to 19 e$r 
cent. ' -f 

The rights issue is on the 


Avana Group, the cakes and of one -for-two at 350. 

jams manufacturer, jumped 5^^ 0 f HB ended the day $> 
17p to SS4p yesterday on finner at 80p whjle w Can- 
revived bid specula tion. Etel- ^ firmed 4p l0 1 22p. 
ers claim Associated British T ... 


Oensitron (58p) 
Eadw (39p) 


Fields (Mrs) (I40p) 
Guthrie Corp (150p) 
Haggas (J) (140p) 
Hodgson (65p) 

Lopex (14Sp) 

Monotype (57p) 

Morgan .GrenteJ (500p) 
Smaltbone (165p) . 
Soundtracks (4 Op) 
‘Task Fori^(9^)) ,i 
Templeton (2150. 
Tenby Irids (TlS») ' 
Thames TV (190p) 


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Foods is about to spend some 
of the proceeds from the sale of 
Fine Fare on baying Northern 
Food’s 2033 per cent stake in 
Avana. A fall bid for the rest 
would then follow. Avana is 
currently valued at £111 mil- 
lion. 

£20 mflliorL - . 

Oil shans- were : a dull 


RIGHTS ISSUES 
Amari F/P 
Antofagasta N/P 
Boase Masskni F/P 
Costain N/P 
De La Rue N/P 
Erskina Hse N/P 
Rve Oaks N/P 
Friendly Hotels F/P 
ibistock Johnson N/P 
■m-^snal.WP ■ 

iLagh interests N/P 
^ Pineapple IN /P ' ;■ 

- (issue- price in brackets).' 


°“ firmer at 80p. while W Caii- 
Bri^h “iofi firmed 4p lo 122p. 
d some Meanwhile, shares of 
• sale of Parkfield Group leapt 30p to 
»rthern 53 °P after announcing thn^ 
take in new acquisitions totalling 
he rest £l4 - 8 million. The group is 
'ana is paying £6.5 million for Ughl- 
11 nui- ing Distribution and £8.3 
. million for two other compa- 
-l nte 47 • J&B Labone pnd-JRM 
Fabrications. To -help to fi- 
oance the deal, Panm'tire Oor- 
don the broker, placed : 3 
million shares with- various 
institutions at 460p a share. . 

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America put the Hot into DogJ 
the Grand into Canyon, j 
and the Bis into Apple >] 


Meeting the creditors: Mr Rosen is far left, Mr Cooper second from right Far right The deeply disappointed Mr Bennett an unsecured creditor 

How Spanish dreams were dashed 


Holiday dreams can be dan- 
gerous and expensive. They 
cost John and Elaine Bennett 
more than £S3,000 when they 
fell in love with the idea of a 
holiday villa on the Costa del 
Sol. 

The Bennetts approached a 
company trading as M&M 
Spanish Homes, winch was 
offering plots and the facility 
to build your own property 
near the popular and populous 
resort of Marbella in Spain. 

The Bennetts found the 
brochure attractive and the 
promises seductive, but today 
they are deeply disappointed. 

M&M is now in Liquidation, 
submerged beneath a raft of 
bad debts, and Mr Bennett 
claims that the property he 
was promised “might as well 
be in Siberia or the Sahara — 
it's a roof and four walls over 
which we have no title”. 

This is disputed by the 
company. One director says. 
Mr Bennett “has perfect titled 
Thematter is being fought out . 
between the lawyers. 

The two working directors 
of M&M Spanish Homes are 
Gerald Rosen and Paul Coo- 
per, whose wives were origi- 
nally the only directors until 
early last month, well after the 
application to put M&M into 
liquidation. 


per was a co-director of one 
company. 

The way M&M Spanish 
Homes operated and the legal 
position of money paid to it 
appeared, according to one 
accountant at the creditors' 
meeting, “completely 
unclear”, but its commercial 
activities seemed quite 
straightforward.' 

‘Expert advice on 
investment projects’ 

M&M's brochure offers a 
range of services, from “expert 
advice on any investment 
project” to help on the techni- 
cal and practical aspects of 
buying or developing property 
in the Marbella area. The 
company was an estate agent- 
cum-property developer. 

In the Bennetts' case they 
paid £50,000 on account, for 
which they got a plot of land - 
and a villa was .to be built on 

tL - - - m • • 

Mr Bennett says he is in 
dispute with the Spanish 
builder who will not release 
the title (over which the 
builder has a claim in Spanish 
law), and he claims the 
£50,000 he gave Mr Cooper 
did not go through a Spanish 
bank account If this is the 


Mr Rose- admits ttotte 

SSdfer«nr»« ?«**»«» S’***-' 

because Mr Rosen “"wanted to. role in: the. acqinsi- 

be sdfemployed”. Mr Rosen - pBn of tand and development 
has piloted, twfr other compa- property is notjdear. Sojne 
nies^tp insolvency, ^fttr&^^fe^nowever, cah'bedisuUed 


dealing which surrounds 
M&M. 

A statement of affairs pre- 
pared on behalf of the compa- 
ny for the creditors’ meeting 
put the amount owing to 
unsecured creditors at 
£73,030, a figure that Mr 
Rosen subsequently claimed 
should have been smaller. 
That statement of indebted- 
ness did not include a number 
of cases such as the Bennetts' 
and those of other individual 
clients of M&M who claim u> 
be owed money by the 
company. 

Despite having managed 
three companies which failed, 
Mr Rosen is, in his own 
words, “a man of substantial 
wealth". He says: “I have been 
for some years. It's not a 
crime, is it?”. He adds that the 
first company went under 23 
years ago. 

Mr and Mrs Bennett have 
handed over about £53,000 to 
M&M - the extra £3,000 they 
gave Mr Cooper was for 
fturmture they have never seen 
or used — for an unfinished i 
villa in Spain, the title of 
which is now in dispute. 

Their initial bill from the 
lawyers who now represent 
them ,is a handsome £4,000. 

But Mr Rosen is adamant 
that the majority of clients 
who have dealt with. M&M are < 
■ satisfied/ with the service they 
have received, and that: Mr 
/Bennett , has . had .*>alue for 
/'money . ..j 


stealing clients’ money.” He 
claims M&M has dealt with 
1.400 to 1,500 clients over 
almost 10 years. 

If Mr Rosen's claim that 
clients are happy is true, the 
same cannot be said for the 
trade creditors. Vaughn 
Hartman’s advertising com- 
pany is owed approximately 

More legalaction 
being considered 

£22,000 by M&M. Mr 
Hartman decided matters 
should be brought to a head in 
April. “I decided I couldn't go 
on. They (M&M) made prom- 
ise after promise, but nothing 
was done, "he said. 

What can and will be done 
in this particular case remains 
to be seen. Some creditors are 
considering further legal 
action. 

In general, however, there 


are some lessons to be learned 
from a sad tale. Mr Bennett s 
biggest regret is “believing in a 
company which said they 
dealt with it all for you". He 
said: “1 wish I'd used English 
lawyers from the start.” 

Michael Soul, an English 
solicitor specializing in Span- 
ish property transactions, 
would agree: “People 
shouldn’t pay money to any- 
one other than the owner of 
the property they're buying, 
and they can tell who the 
owner is by instructing a 
lawyer." 

The Estate Agents Act 1979 
requires agents to keep 
“diems’ money” on a separate 
account. Unfortunately, that 
provision, which would make 
it so much easier to trace a 
would-be purchaser’s cash, 
does not apply to contracts to 
acquire properties outside the 
UK. Mr and Mre Bennett 
must be cursing their luck. 

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discount to the value of the 
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shareholdings it owns. 

Experience shows that these 
limited life investment trusts 
are often snapped up by a 
predator — usually around 
nine months before they ex- 


irust, which puts the firm in a 
nice position to influence the 
course of any takeover bid. 

And even if-thebid does not 
-materialize, tbe holding pro- 


vides- a nice- '15 per; cent 
cushion again st.any fell mine 
market. : ■ • J __ 

John Alexander, the 27- 
year-old manager of TR Spe- 
cial Opportunities, which has 
increased by more than 50 per 
cent, during the past year, 
defines one stereotype, special 
situation as a company capi- 
talized at less than £15 mil- 
lion. which is under- 
researched and underbroked. 


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“Shares that nobody; else 
wants are another type I look 
for.” he says. He quotes the 
example : of . Wdlstetibolme 
Rink, the chemicals to powder , 
coating' company, which: - he _• 
bought ' after the company 
pulled ".out." of a .disastrous 
business venture. 

' He' originally bought: them 
at 1 80p and sold them ar290p. 

. When they fell back he bought 
' them again at 1 76p. as against 
a current price of around 
230jx 

' In effect, it appears that Mr 
Alexander's definition of a 
special situation is often a 



produce a handsome gain for 
the unit trust, and Cape} Cure 
discretionary clients between 
them have 24 per cent of the 


rn . TT.'«r i 4Y-T«; « I-* hT»; ' t . - All*} l 


I40p and- sold: them at 295p. 
But then he wem back in. again 
buying .6CLOOO at Z\ Opt .This 
week they- stood at around the 
J20p mark. ' 

“1 didn’t do enough work, I 
got but right atifietop- 1 just 
did not make •' enough 
inquiries.” he says. : : -- 

Most Unit trusts with?; ibe 
“special” designation' tend to 
focus more or less exclusively 
in the domestie markei -How- 
ever, the fund sitting pretty at 
the top of the table on a one- 
view is the. Baring-Japan 


SPECIAL SITUATIONS UNIT TRUSTS 
Current value of £1,000 to June 1st 1986 


5 years 
£ 


Cheltenham &Gloucester 
Building Society 


Baltic Special Sits 
Barclays Untoom Special Sits 
Equitable Special Sts 
Fidelity Special Sits 
Gartmore Special Sits . 
Govett UK Special Opps 
Henderson Special Sits 
Hat Samuel Special Sits 
Holbom Special Sits . 

Legal & Gen UK Special Sfts 

Prolific Special Sits ; 

Quadrant Spe&aTSits 
Royal London Special Sits 
S & P Special Sits - 
Schroder Special Sits 
Sentinel Special Sits 
Simon & Coates Special Sits 
Target Special Sits 
Tyndall Special Sits 
TR Special Opportunities 
7SB Select Opportunity 
Vanguard Special Sits 
AUed Dunbar Amer Spec Sits 
Fidelity. American Spec Sits. 
Target European Spec.Stts 
' Baring Japan Special \ . 

FJdelity Japan Spec Sts . . 
Henderson Japan Spec Sts 


3 years 

lywr 

^ a — 

£ 

£ 


1055 

1890 

1211 

_ 

1227 

• 2136 

1379 

1973 

1246 

. 

1162 

1777 

1188 

1563 

1150 


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• • 

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2548 

.1341 

. . igi7 - 

1236 — 

m ■ : ■ 

1230 

1792 

1211 

• 1611 

1137 

1323 

1162 

. 

1354 

1869 

901 

1905 

1152 

2514 ' 

1543 . 

1938 

1251 

2836 

1442 

1392 

1065 

. . 952 ■ 

1046 

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7 672 * 

V; 

• 1757 

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1510 

. .2562^ : - • 

4600 


Offer to fed basts, net income reinvested: 
Source: Money Management • 


that the companies are special 
to him. 

■ This is bofneout by the feet 
that he .generally makes a. 
ipoint pf meeting those people: : 
who .run the companies in 
which the - trust is invested.' - 
This must.be advantageous as 
much more will often be said . 
in a private discussion than is 
available from either public . 
statements or research : 
material. 

Of course, you still have to 
ask the right questions to elicit 
the information. 

Other candidates for this 
particular trust are companies 
where ihe assets are underval- 
ued or there has just been a 
change'ifl .management. - 
. Mr Alexander has-also had-;, 
"hi s fa ir share -of: takeover? 
situations which have crystal 
lized. For instance, he bought . 
Duport at 50p and then 
accepted the bid in the form of 
shares' in the bidding company 
which valued Duport at 130p 
a share. 

Then there was Cbin Indus- . 
tries which he bought in the 
mid-1950s and accepted the 
.share offer- for the- company, 
valuing his. shares at ,120p 
lio/- i 

^Hfeisalso pmpac&Uo admit _ 
to :feilure;I He bought^ TSC^ 
Thermal Syndicate..; 
makes Silican products-fbr the 
semi-conductor industry, at 




I rTTTr. mn iTIT^ - 117 ; 


m 

f i 


a return on £h000 ofEl.757. 

James .Williams,' a director 
of Baring Fund, .Managers. 

. points out that ihis unk trust 
is mu' by. a Mr„Nag&nqne; 

. froib Tokyo., In common. with 
.. Barings general policy, ibr its 
Unit trusts. thi$ £l£ mimoh 
' trust is ’’m vested-ina ebneen ■ 
trated list, of 
; stocks. At tfe? 
moment 
there are ap- 
proximately 
26 stocks in 
the lrast-Ac- 
cording to 
Mr Williams.-' 

Mr 

N agamin.e. ... 

. has displayed , -Trem.aricably 
. . good stock selection i, wrticu- 
■- lariy in smaller oorapani^” 
The -trust - -'for- instance. 

- made a ip0 per«Ttt profit on 
..its investment in ^ company 

called Gakkyusha, which tuns 
' cramming courses for school- 
children before they take their 
: exams..- • 

- If you are flunking in terms 
of special situations ^ ^ unit 

- trusts, then choose your trust 

- with care: The. disparities in 

the performance shown up by 
the some ■ 

-jnarifigtrs . are Jar ^j^r at 
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SS One decibel below a grant 


~ escape l property ~) 

The next time you are driving 
I ID UlC ? n die M25.thmkjng how easy 

-t . it now is to cirde London. 

' . Amendments to the 1986 Fi- SP®* 6 a thought for the. Ihou- 
i 5“** BilL bow gome thranah sands of homeowners whose 
, Parliament, hare damned have been made a finan- 
; down on one of the more exotic cial and emotional nightmare 

• forms of avoiding caottai by noise this £1,000 
! transfer tax (nw renamed minion orbital road. 

inheritance tax). In 1976 David and Iris 

. Under the old rales the B^^tt bought a detached 
. insurer, Premium life, was house, today worth about 

• marketing the Asset Protec- £>00.000, in New Haw, Sur- 
k- tioh Han,’ a scheme wfaerebv **?■ Th^ <* 9 * the location, 
; the person with, assets to * or some pea® and Quiet”, 

- shield nscdaform of whole life when Mr Bennett wa$ dis- 
insurance policy to avoid CTT charged from the police force 

t » Worked like this. The ^ a f^ 008 ^ accidenL 

" Person took oat the policy bat ” ul lhe,r dreams of a quiet 

* paid only one premhnn. hml. retirement have now been wen 
Jy about S or 6per cent- offer ? nd shattered; The M25 

* sum assured. Tfee o^kv «« ^ been, built about 200 

~ put in a trust wffifiiained metr^ from their home. The 

- . beife&daries. The second ore- ^ *** now ha ve frora their 

mimn became payable only on bedroom window is of lorries 
:r death and wasmoch laraer a ? d hurthng; along the 
but it conhL deartv he mu elevated section of the road, 
ortof whois new 

... Once theikond prenriiSwS 3 ^**®^? as disabled, raid; 
„ paid, the insnraoce conmm “Since ihe motorway was built 

- then paid over the poUcy flie - re f . a c01 Jf lanl 

■ Proceeds to the named fcnefr. 2 01 *; 1 ; have * ad . t0 , ^ nstaJi 
... daries, free of CTT. Nothing d<wbte..glazing for healto rra- 
was fbrthcoming if theseS “-f 1 me over £4,000 
premia^wasnot paid from and the DHjartment of Trans- 
‘ the estate. - port is refusing to offer, me a 

■* crzmi for fi- 

ISife® “ II does not seem fair-as my 
r nextmbor neighbour has been 

" offered a gram and the dis- 

? : Jf 1 *®? fo r Wbaity rela^ig tahcc between oui houses is 
‘ ??}?? ontyabout 12 feel,” 

unless the full proceeds of that You would think that being 

“ *“21 d®^ 200 metres from the busiest 

- tf stretch of the . entire motoi- 

£ Lire s Asset Protection Plan . way, the Bennetts would auto- 

would not - meet that mattcally . qualify for 
requirement. insulation against ■ traffic 

:^r The new rate came into force noise. Bu t you would, be 
for all policies issued on or wrong. 
after Jnjfy .1,1986. The position There are two conditions 

of those, whb took oat policies for qualifying for insulation., 
v, before that date remains The Bennetts' home meets the 

- endear, • distance criterion — of being 

“t- - "Oiu‘ understanding was withfo. .300 metres of. the 

- ! that the' scheme worked under motorway- but according to 

the old rales,” said Peter the. Pepartn?ent.of Transport 
Connor, of Premium Life. * 4 We - " rr: T 
x; took the view that the Asset • ‘The mfferenceiS 

.’.' Protection PUh was no more ; - Imperceptible’ 

- offens ive to the Revenue than ■ »• . ’ • 

r ' other CTT avoidance khemes „ nicc > M 


■ s ^ for some peace and quiet”, 
leUfe when Mr Bennett was dis- 
Cxt cha rged from the police force 
-p. * after a serious road accident. 
v jJJ But their dreams of a quiet 
iJvr retiremenibave now been well 
and truly shattered The M25 
rw» bas. beep built about 200. 
metres from their home. The. 
view they now ha ve frora their . 
iv m bedroom window is of lorries 
JL” and cars 'hurtlmg' along the 
elevated section of the road. 

Mr Bennett,, who is now 
registered as disabled, said: 
_TJz “Since the motorway was biiill 
there is a constant roaring 
noise. F have had to install 
double ..glazing for health rea- 
sons. It cost me over £4,000 
■ and the Department of Trans- 
mMn port is refusing to offer, me a 
gram for iL 

S®n. “It does not seem -fair-as my 

c ™u nextmbor neighboizr has been 
offered - a grant and the dis- 
a fr°S tahee between our houses is 
«Jwy only about 12 feel,” ‘ 

Fthm You would think that being 
200 metres from the busiest 
Hnin stretch of the : entire motor- 
Ptau way, the Bennetts would auto- 
that mattcally . qualify for 
insulation against 'traffic 
force noise: But you would, be 
u oc wrong. : . 
ition There are two conditions 
tides for qualifying for insulation., 
tains The Bennetts' home meets the 
distance criterion -r of being 
within .300 metres of the 
Kt $ er motorway — but according to 
> eteF .the. Department. of. Transport 



Home, sweet home: For the Bennetts the M25 turned peace into traffic roar 


difference of one decibel is commented: '‘Mr and Mrs 
imperceptible to the human Bennett appealed against the 


ear. The whole law of noise 
insulation really requires an 
overhauL The noise level at 
the magic figure of 68 is 
awful." 

A spokesman for Runny- 
mede Council, the local au- 


decision and the department 
sent an expen down to the 
property to measure the noise. 
He concluded that the noise 
was not up to the necessary 
level. 

“It has all been explained to 


The (tifference is 
: imperceptible’ 


thority that acts as agent for them in a letter. If we staned 
tiife Department of Transport ; — 


such as the . discounted gift 
scheme.” 


the noise level at the property 
is not sufficient to qualify. . 
the specified level of noise 
:.r Other insmnee companies, must, in simple terms, equal 
. say they iedde d .not to issue or exceed 68:decibels over a 
similar policies because -their particular time period. The 
i: m legal advice was that the Department of Transport cal- 
scheme .probably ., wouldn't culations for. noise levels on 
f t work. . • dififerehl sides of the Bennetts' 

*>i.v So Wthe' Revenue has not house, varied from .the fowest 


in Organiring the insulation, 
agreed: “The regulations are 
very hard. The qualifying level 
is far above what most people 
would find acceptable. In 
many offices a lot of typewrit- 
ers clattering all day long 
would register levels in the low 
60s. 


‘Compensation rales 
are far less strict’ 

paying out for noise levels of 
67, people with levels of 66 
would start complaining.” 

They are not going -to give 


work*;:. 

So for the Revenue has not 


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■1 ^ duUenenl any of i>remhnB 64 dedbels to 67decjbers - 
' - tae's ex^iilfi Asset Protect just ‘one decibel below the 
. _ turn Plan boUm who may’ -limits:: : • - 
,*'■ therefore, have got under thh'- - A: chartered, surveyor . Rob- 
x- CTT net ' r ert‘ Turner, of Cubitt and 

, T West, explained the signifi- 
US canqe of the readings: “A 


Theirs is ibe first house that 
has. not been included. You 
have got to draw the line 
somewhere.”- - 


da.not expect all ofmy£+,000 

But help with ihstri^tijqn is 
not the; only avenue, afien to 
home owners whose ptoper- 

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Mr and -Mrs B e nn ea--ap — tfos-are aflferted%4iew roads, 
pealed against. * the The-1973 Land Compensation 
department's decision but Act allows claims for compen- 
their appeal was rejaned. The ration for de^edation in the 
departments spokesman value of property from noise. 


M&G SECOND GENERAL 
30™ BIRTHDAY 





Owr tiie last thirty years you probably could not 
have held si unit trust with a betterperfomiawellian 
B&fiSECONDGETCRAL . ^ ■ 

n non invested at its launch m Jiroe I956 would 
now be worth £67,208 with afl income reinvested, 
Minpai^wiffi £8404 from a shriilar investment «i a 
Wjiidine society. To havemabitamed its purehasmg- 
. power over the period, £1/XK) would need to have 

grt> Th^Brifc^ ^ beCTstrori]&tera 

number of years, which is why many investofs are 
now lookhiR at overseas markets fwr new nwe»uitOTt 


andean produce very votaffle inveshnent jjesults, 

and^yMr's high ffier can often tenettyear*spwr 

IrLJL Vmi should be warY of short-term per- 


formance claims, such as the T>ver&u% growm m 
^frreiTionths” quoted cecentiy for a European 

two’ International Funds which solve the 
problem by spreading your investment effectively among 

Fund^ to 

oravide a high income; and one that can be expected to 
ina^wSthe years, from an international portfolio of 

TheM&G International GrovrthFundwnsforalkiut 
JSJSh by irwesbng in foe major stodrmarkets of 

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SECOND GENERAL PERFORMANCE TABLE 

VaAjeofLLOOOmwealedonSm June 1956. 


M&G | F.T.Ordinafy 
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BuiWfng 

Society 


£1000 

£1699 

£3437 

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UIICC UIIIL.U Uolo UC1UIC OISL OC.IUUC1 JJOU. 

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kmg^enn investment and not suitable for money you 
may need at short notice. 

INTERNATIONALPERFORMANCETABLEvaiuean 1st June 1986 of 
£UOOO invested auhe launch of M&G’s two international Finds. 


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Robert Turner, who has 
already settled M50 claims 
for compensation on this 
stretch of the motorway, said: 
“Fewer than 3 per cent of my 
clients who were successful in 
getting compensation for loss 
of value will get help with , 
double glazing. ~ 

“The rules for compensa- 
tion are for less strict There is 
no requirement for decibel 
readings or distance limit It is 
purely a subjective argument 
on the loss of value. 

“You could have a million- 
pound property one mile away 
from the motorway where a 
buzz in the background would 
affect the value. But a two-up, 
two-down terrace property ; 
which could be much nearer 
would be valued differentiy.’ . ? 

Mr and Mrs Bennett have 1 
recently been offered £1,659-' 
compensation but as Mr 


waiting for the dust to settle 
before deciding whether to 
accept.” 

Susan Fieldman 


Figures to 
prove trust 

There are statistics to prove 
that some unit trust managers 
are better than others. 

According to the latest fig- 
ures from Planned Savings 
magazine, fond managers such 
as Edinburgh Fund Managers. 
GT, Mercury, Schroder, Pro- 
lific, Barrington, Perpetual, 
Henderson, Gartmore and 
Framl ingtoo have on average 
performed rather better than 
other groups in the last year. 

Longer term, groups such as 
GT, Prolific and Perpetual 
have consistently tinned in a 
better-than-average 
performance.” 

The statistics are based on , 
the valae of £100 invested over 
various' periods in the funds of 
the individual groups. In reali- 1 
ty, of course, you would not be : 
able to spread an. inxestmenL 
as smalLas-flOO between unit 
trusts. The figures are weight- 
ed to take account of the size of 
each ftmd, and 30 groups are , 
monitored. 

Perpetual has the most im- 
pressive track record, hitting 
the top spot over the 10-year, 
nine-year, eight-year and five- 
year periods, with two second 
places one third, one fourth 
and one seventh. GTis a dose 
runner-up, never having been 
lower than 12 and with several 
top positions to its credit 



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FAMILY MONEY/4 


£100m for 
mortgages 

Building societies, banks, and 
lately life and pensions offices 
have 1 .been displaying Boy 
Scwteagerness fo pomp mon- 
ey into tbe mortgage market 

The latest and freshest face 
is Allied Dan bar, the miit- 
linked life and pensions office. 
Allied Dtmbstr Homeloans 
aims to lead more . dun £100 
million in its first year. Larger 
loans are treated favourably. 
Anything mote than £75,000 
is lent at 10.5 per cent - 
around 1U per cent as an 
annual percentage rate. Loans 
are, of course, of the endow- 
ment or pension type. . 

-r. Other, -mare established 
lenders are trying to remain 
^competitive. The Mortgage 
Corporation, backed by the 
: American investment hank 
Salomon Brothers, has ent the 
rate charged on its endowment 
loans to 10.25 per cent. This is 

■Consistent with its stated in- 
tention of undercutting the 
market. 

Financial intermediaries 
Fairchilds have negotiated £20 
million of mortgage funds at 
10.5 per cent from National 
Bank of Australia, though the 
rate chared is “variable”. 

Details: ATOM Dmbri $793 
2829 lr Fairchilds— 01-839 j 
3282; Mortgage Corporation ■ 
01-834 8444. \'r I 


Cheques 

charge 

doubled 


against accidents anywhere in the 
world while boarding, ravelling 
in, disembarking from and making ; 
connection between any 


\1 UtocroulHMKs moLb 
iboK aa/ wettme or a 
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Banks on Tuesday doubted the : 
countercharges for cashing 
cheques for customers of other - 
banks. Neither bank made any .= 
announcement of the decision. The - 
cost is now £1 per cheque, whfie. . 
Barclays levies 75p and National- 
Westminster makes non- 
customers pay 50p per transaction. 

“We are defending our 
customers' interests. We want to 
discourage other banks' 
customers from using our branches 
and impairing the service we 
give to our customers," said a 
Midland spokesman. “We are 


services or any car hired for a 
period not exceeding 30 days. The 
ben^fe £50.000 on accidental 
death, loss of sight inane or both 

eyes^ioss ofawnb.pr 

permanent total disablement A 
: spouse and dependent children 
under the age of 23 are also 
covered provided Access is 
used to pay for aU or part of the 
feres. 

There is no need to flll m a 
proposal form and if you are 
unfortunate enough to have a 
claim you simply send in the sales 
voucher tor the tickets 
purchased. 






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protecting our customers " echoed £10 incentive 
the maojrom Barclays. _ ... - ^ • 


The Midland added s darker, 
almost apodalyptic, tone to the 
affair wrtb a comment worthy of ...- 
a Warmongepng politician: ! We.:- 
want to maintain our deterrent" 
in true cold war style. he then ■ 

highfigfited tbeshteittarieous 
increase from Lloyds, which he 
blamed for the Midland Increase. 

Although it is heartening to know 
of the banks' concern for our 
welfare, it surely is rather 
irksome to have to pay a fee which 
would amount to a 4 per cent 
transaction charge on a cheque of 
£25. 

Free cover 

■ Free accident Insurance for 
travel to and from work or on 
holiday is provided free to 
National Westminster Access 
cardhoiders. Provkied the fare is 
paid through Access^cardhoWers ... 
are protected free.of charge . 


■Ltoy*teBank 

open a current account by the ' 
of October - £2 more than last 
-year, ht addition, foe )Joyds 
student loan package include s an 
. overdraft Of up to £200, a 
cheque book, a Cashpoint card and . 
cheque guarantee card, anti air 
Access card with a £200 credit limit 
Meanwhile, the bank's Higher 
Education Loan offers parents a - ■ 
borrowing facility of up to £2,000 
a year at concessionary rates to 
hop fund (heir youngsters’ 
education. 

Facts of death 

■ Amazfngfy, many people like 
to plan their own funerals in 
. advance — paying the funeral 
director, for instance, or saving lip ' 
for a decent wake through an 
Mnsufwga^gme^Age Concern ; ■ 

r help 


them. Age Concern believes one 
of the worst things about 
bereavement is coping with the 
practicalities, such as the funeral 
and registering the death, its feet 
sheet gives comprehensive advice 
- .on whit to do about these and 
■other problems - claming the death 
grant tor instance: Alt useful ■ 
.stuff, and youtian get rt by sending - 

a large stemped'aaafessetr 

envelope marked "Funerals 
"Factsheet" to60 Pfteetim Road, ' 
Mtichatn, Surrey. CR4 3LL- 

Customer’s perk 

■ The current battle for 
mortgage business is producing 
some interesting spin-offs for 
home-buyers. The Cheshire 


Guaranteed Mortgage Card to 
borrowers who have been with 
toe society for two years. This 
guarantees them a mortgage at 
any time in the future, but toe really 
useful perk is a 50 per-cent - - 

- .discount worth tip to £50, on thefr 
valuation fee When, they apply for : 
toe next faan. 


Just for expats 

■ The updated version of the 

Allied Dunbar Expatriate Tax and 
Investment Guide is published 
this week, and is available m most 
bookshops at 03-50. The 
second edition contains details of 
the new inheritance tax. the 
phasing-out of foreign earnings 
dedt/OTons and me effects of 
anti-avoidance measures, as well as 
a guide to toe do's and don'ts of 
going abroad and returning home. 

Foreign choice 

■ International situations are 

not diplomatic incidents, footballing 
dashes, or dips from Dates. 

They are investment opportunities, 
according to Hambros Unit Trust 
Managers. The Hambros 

International Situations Trust 
can invest just about anywhere m . 

the world, and will do so if toe 
occasion arises. The managers say 
they will pay particular attention 
to the expected strength of the 
currency in which a particular 
security is denominated. Investors 
hi Japan will remember that a 
year ago the prices of Japanese - 
unit trusts were falling, even 
though the Nikkei Dow average was 
hitting record peaks. Currency 
“management Is rare among unit 
trusts. 

Units are offered at a fixed price 

of 50p until July 15. The minimum 
investment is £1 ,000. 

Buying Spanish 

■ Just out Buying Property in 
Spain, the latest publication from 
accountants Clark WhitehiJl. The 
firm has specialized in this area and 
has offices in both Marbella and 
Malaga, where British expatriates 
-living in Spain can get tax 


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The booklet covers the 
restrictions on purchases of 
property by foreigners, the 
contract raising toe finance, 
exchange control, costs and 
taxes, and all the detail associated 
with buying property in Spain. 

The booklet is available free . 
from Clark WhUstilll, 25 New Street 
Square. London EC4A 3LN (01- 
3531577). ■ 

More credit 

■ Baridaycard is reusing the limit 
on the amount of cash obtainable 
on its Premier Card from £100 .a 
day to £250. The card can be used 
at nearly 15,000 cash dispensers 

in 20 countries throughout the ' 
world. The card, like other 
premium cards, is aimed at higher 
earners, those with an annual . 
income of at least £20,000. There is 
no pre-set spending limit and 
cardholders can obtain a minimum 
unsecured overdraft of £7,500 at 
2.5 per cent over bank base rate. 
Joining fee is SO and there is an ■ 
annual subscription fee of £4<L 
Details from Barclays Bank 
branches: 


Out of date 

■ The tax system asitaffadls 
husband and wife is in need of 
reform, said the Treasury 
minister Peter Brooke, at an 

exhibition for women 
entrepreneurs. He said: The 
present system is not 

appropriate for modem times. Many 
of you will have experienced the 
absurdity that a married woman has 
no right to privacy in fcix matters, 
and cannot fill in her own ‘ax return, 

even if she runs her own 
business. 

As one such businesswoman 
commented. The law Implies that t 
am capable of running my own 
business, which handles tax affairs, 
but not capable of running my 
own tax affairs'." The Government 
published a Green Paper, wythe - 
taxation of husband and wife at the 
time of the Budget and is asking - -- 
tor views from interested parties. L 

Pupils’ peril . 

■ Schoolchildren could be' '»• ; 
subjected to subtle advertising as a 
result of the shortage of cashier 
new textbooks, warned Michael 
Montague, chairman ofthe 
National Consumer Council: . 
“Schools starved of fends for 

text books are eagerly u$ing instead 
educational, material produced 1 
for schols by industry and 
commerce. 

Thetime hascomefor' ' S 
guidelines about control of the : ; 
content to ensure that children 
arenot subjected to glorified 
advertising? ' he said. • ' i ' , 

Jn thearea of finance-chUdren- r . 
are particularly vulnerable as the 
iqstifetionshave plenty of spare 
cash to produce, educational - : 
material. 


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C PENSIONS . ) 

Regulations covering the cora- 
pateory disclosure of informa- 
tion tii pension fond members 
have been pnblisbed this week 
and come into , force from 
November 2. 

. From that dale your employ- 
er will haveTD provide certain 
information regarding the pen- 
sion scheme ami year benefits, 
automatically — with addition- 
al information available on 
request. . 

Yon will have the right to 
information on your company 
pension scheme, including 
conditions of membership, eti- 
gibitity, . contribution levels 
and hew . they are calculated, 
-benefits, -and- other details 

within B wrela Of ^oin^ a 
company. . . . r. 
-At retirement age you Wifl 
be automatically entitled to- a 
statement of benefits and :if 
yon die before retirement age, 
dependents or other beneficia- 
ries are equally entitled to 
know what the death in service 
benefits are, and who Is 
eligible. 

Many pension schemes, 

I particularly the large ones, 
provide this- information al- 
ready, although some of the 
booklets produced to describe 
the scheme to new employees 
leave a lot to be desired in 
terms of the amount of detail 
given and the clarity with 
which the scheme is explained. 

Bnt employees who are in a 
scheme which is wound up 
have new rights under foe 
regulations. 

They will be legally entitled 
to a statement of their benefits 
and most be told where they 
can get farther information 
once tiie scheme has been "■ 
formally wound up. 

The new regulations also 
give employees foe right to a | 
statement of benefits once a : 
year; bat this vriO not be given 
automatically; yon will have to 
make a request. 


Similarly, if yon change 
jobs, .your former pension 
scheme most inform yon of 
yonr benefit " entitlement, 
rights, and options. 

The best pension schemes 
already provide ammo! benefit 
statements and explanatory 
literature on how the scheme 
works. But there are fooor 
sands, of small pension 
Schemes which provide little or 
nothing in the way of inforroa- 
tior 

r.r example, few penshm 
schemes bother to let forma 
members (job-changers) know 
what their deferred-pension 
entitlement is once foe em- 

vesr.m rmwmmes 



ployee has left foe company. 

. Corinne Serjeant, of the 
National Association of Pen- 
sion Funds, said: 14 A lot xrf 
pension funds are having : to 
face up ’ to a number of 
changes.” 

The association, which rep- 
resents most of the leading 
pension funds, has a code 'of 
conduct for foe disclosure of. 
information and it also runs 
foe Golden Pen awards for 
companies that produce fife, 
best pension scheme annual 
report and accounts. 

Companies that have won 
the award or been nmnera-qp 
include Metal Box, Rank 
Hovis McDougall, British 
Telecom, The Post Office, 
Reed.. International, British 
Oxygen, Airways ' Pension 
Scheme, National Coal BoariC 
Tate & Lyle, Debenhams, 
Fisons and TL ’ 


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which other people buy? 

If so, you’re not alone. There are millions 
of people who could certainly consider investing 
on the stock market, but who never have. 

The reason is simple. ' 

- 77ie subject has become obscured by 
mystique and by jargon. 

So much so, that many people feel they 
- lack the information they need to make the' 


right decisions. 

This was the thinking behind The Stock 
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FAMILY MONEY/5 




Why your savings will 
need more protection 


INTEREST 


( INVESTORS ) 

Draft rules for the protection 
of investors* money, now 
being formulated by the Secu- 
rities and Investment Board 
(SIB), could be so watered 
down that investors will end 
up with less than adequate 
prelection for their savings. 

The controversial question 
of segregation of clients’ mon- 
ey from the firm's funds has 
pitched the Stock Exchange 
into bitter opposition to the 
SIB, and has become inextri- 
cably mixed up with the all- 
important question of 
compensation for clients who 
lose money when an invest- 
ment adviser fails. 

The SIB - is pressing" for 
segregation o Fclienis' funds. It 
wants to see money belonging 
to investors put in a separate 
trust account at the bank. If 
the firm failed, the clients' 
money would then be separate 
from the firm's assets and 
could noi be used to pay off 
trade creditors. Although 
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the SIB’s stance could result in 
investors gening worse, rather 
than belter, protection. 

The SIB is pressing for 
segregation because non- 
stockbroker investment advis- 
ers (members of the National 
Association of Securities 
Dealers and Investment Man- 
agers — NASDIM — licensed 
dealers in securities and oth- 
ers) are reluctant to put up 
cash for a compensation fund. 
They want to insure the risk, 
or at least part of it To do this 
at reasonable rates the insur- 
ance underwriters are insisting 
that clients’ money is segregat- 
ed in trust accounts. 

But an insurance scheme is 
worse than useless in many 
situations - as investors in the 
ill-fated Signal Life Gilt Bond 
know to their cost. For the 
insurers to pay out under a 
professional inaemnily policy 
providing cover for NASDIM 
members and others, the ag- 
grieved client would first have 
to sue the broker successfully 
for negligence. This frequently 
lakes years, even when it is 
successful, and small investors 
who have lost their life savings 
in the collapse of an invest- 
ment firm are hardly likely to 
have spare cash around for 
legal fees. 

A cash compensation fund 
such as that administered by 
the Stock Exchange and the 
Association of British Travel 
Agents (ABTA) is the only 
sensible solution. 

The situation is complicat- 
ed still further because the 
SIB, which' is proposing 

Stock Exchange 
* is lelactaint 

£30,000 compensation (likely 
to be increased to around 
£50,000) per client wants the 
Stock Exchange, NASDIM 
and all other self-regulatory 
groups, to join its compensa- 
tion scheme. 

But the Stock Exchange is 
reluctant to do this as it 
already has a compensation 
scheme in operation which to 
date has never felled to com- 
pensate brokers' clients in full. 
And even after Big Bang on 
October 27. the Slock Ex- 
change fund would still pay 


out up to £250.000 - consider- . 
ably more than the inadequate 
£30,000 proposed by the SIB. 

Even though £L5 million of 
Signal Life bonds were sold by 
intermediaries, many of 
whom were registered brokers 
and members of the British 
Insurance Brokers' "Associa- 
tion. and many of whom have 
been successfully sued for 
negligence, most of the inves- 
tors have still not received any 
of their money back, because 
they cannot afford to sue: 

The Stock Excha nge is ' 
strongly' opposed to segrega- : 
lion of diems’ funds On the 
grounds that it is an adminis- 
trative nightmare. And the 
banks, which under current 
law could be liable for any 
losses on clients' trust ac- 
counts, are petitioning for 
immunity from responsibility 
if money is moved illegally 

‘Segregation could 
be dangerous’ 


from clients' trust accounts. 
This would effectively remove 
any protection the client en- , 
joys from having money in a 
trust account 

“Segregation is not only 
illusory but potentially 
dangerous," said a Stock Ex-, 
change spokesman. And trust 
accounts would still not pre- 
vent the really determined 
fraudster from misappropriat- 
ing funds. He simply would 
. not pay- clients’ . money into 
the account. Tlu£ fcappehedm 
thfc case of the ooftapse : of 
investment advisers Norton. 
Warburg.. ..Cllettt^ .Cheques 
were singly : pmd 'into?' &e 
company’s account ■ . *■ 1 

Whatever the outcome of 
the segregation debate, one 
thing is clear — compensation 
provided by an insured 
scheme is almost as bad as no 
compensation at all because of 
the difficulties and expense of 
first proving negligence or 
fraud. What is needed is a 
properly financed cash fund. If 
the travel agents and the Stock 
Exchange can do it, why can’t 
the rest? 


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Cheque AdcouM BjBS 7X5 ^ 01 638 5757 
UovdsHCA . 7.20 7M ' Dt 626 1500 

M&tfOA . 6S6-7.19 016264588 

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nooopandover 7 J» 7.19 . 0742 20999 
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£100006 over 7.00 7.19 01 7261000 

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MenMBment Account 

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S&POI 700 725 
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over £10.000 8S1 M3 

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01236 9362 
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6S1 M3 0705 827733 
7.33 7 47 01236 0952 

7.54 7.69 01236 0952 


TS R 7 day 7.54 7JS 01 236 0952 

Tyndaflcafl 7-22 7.42 0272732241 

Tyndall 7 day ' 7.13 7^2 0272732241 

DOT 7 day 700 7.19 016264681 

Western Trust 

1 month 7.05 7.28 0752261161 

LSGrtghW. Dep^r.75 709 01 38832U 

CNAR -Corapowided Wet Annual Rate. 
Figures an the latest avaiabia at the time Of 
gong topress. Research D. Bern 

Hmioinl Savings Bank 
Ordinary accounts — Ha minimum 
balance of £100 maintained for 
whole of 1986, 6 per cent interest 
p.a. for each complete month where 
balance, is over £500. otherwise 3 
per cent Investment Account — 
10.75 per cent interest paid without 
deduction of tax, one month's 
notice of withdrawal, maximum 
investment £50,000 (£100,000 as 
from 16/7/86) . 

National Savings Income Bond 
Minimum investment £2,000, maxi- 
mum £100,000. Interest 12.00 per 
cent variable at six weeks' notice 
(11.25 per cent as from 11/7/861 
paid monthly without deduction of 
tax. RepayrnWit of 3 months' notice. 
Panamas m first year. 

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Bond 

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each year to match, increase in 
prices as measured by Retafl Prices 
index. Cash value remains the 
same. Income taxable, payed gross. 
Three months' notice m withdrawal 
Minimum investment of £5.000 in 
multiples of £1,000. Maximum 
£ 100 , 000 , 

National Savings 3rd Index-Linked 
C e rtificat e s - 


the following month).' 


National SavtogsT Cwli l taite . ' . 

. 3ist issue.. Rotum tetany free of 
' income and capital gains tax. equiv- 
alent to -an annual interest hate over 
the five-year term of 735 per cent, 
maximum investment £5.000 
General extension rate for holders 
of earfter Issues which have 
reached maturity is Bill 

National Savings Yemfy Plan 
A one year regular savings plan 
converting Into 4-year savings cer- 
tificates. Minimum £20 a month, 
maximum £200 . Return over five 
years 8.19 per cent, tax-free. 

National Savings Deposit Bond 
Minimum investment £100:,- maxi- 
mum £1004100 .interest 12 per-cent 
^(1 1 -25- pet cent- as :.frpm. 11/7/88) 
-variable -at -six' weeks' notice credit- 
~ed annually without deduction of 
tax. Repayment at three months' 
notice Half interest only -paid ort- 
bonds repaid during first year. 

Local Authority Yearling Bonds 
12 months fixed rate investments 
interest 9% per cent basic rate tax 
deducted at source (can be re- 
claimed by non-taxpayer)- nunimum 
investment £1,000. purchased 
through stockbroker or bank. 

G ua ranteed Income Bonds 
Return paid net of basic rate tax; 
higher rate taxpayers may have a 
further Rabifity on maturity, lyr 
Credit & Commerce - 7.75 per cent 
2yrs Credit a Co m mer ce 7.25 per 
cent, 3yrs Premium Lrfe/FIn Assur- 
ance 7.1 per cent, 4yrs Prov Cap 
7.75 per cent 5yrs Fin Assurance 
7.6 per cent. 

Local a u thority town hafi bonds 
Fixed term, fixed rate investments, 
interest quoted net (basic rate tax 
deducted at source non reclaim- 
able) lyr Northampton 7.1 percent 
2yrs Manchester 7 per cent min Inv 






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E500. 3yrs Wigan 7 per cent min few 
£100, 4&5yrs Northampton 6.91 per 
cent min inv £500, Byrs Gt Grimsby 
6.5 per cent 7yrs Waltham Forest 
6J5 per cent nrin inv £500, 8yrs Taff 
By 5.95 per cant 9&10yrs Taff By 
E21 per cant min inv £1000 ' 




— ' — — - y Further detaHsevailabte from Char 


axdudir^ hoksngs of atperjasues,. Accountancy;' Loans Bureau 
Returtr tax'-froe- andr ;6361;'bdfween 10-am end ' 

-changes ft) .foe ret^ pri^ irxtei:?V ^aisbprgst0l hb248Cffi: - :■ .• • . 
Suaxen^nf of 2& per oertt4n;.ifrfe-< ji : > : • • . • ... •. : 

frrat/yoar, 2J5 per ewfr' BnfcfcigSpcfetiBs .- . . a. - 


second, 3:25 per cent in WwW, 4 
per coif in the fourth, and 525 per 
cent in tiie fifth. Value of Retirement 
issue Certificates purchased in - 


Loraa Bonrke 



i ’ Ordinary share accounts— -5.25 per 
■ cent Extra Interest accounts usual- 
I ty pay 1-2 per cent over ordinary 
i - share rata. Rafes quoted above are 
those most commonly offered, tnefi- 
vktual buMdfog societies may wote 
different rates. Interest on aft ac- 
counts paid net of basic rate tax. 
Not reewimabte by noo-taxpeyers. 

Foreign currency deposits 
Rates quotad by Rothschild's Old 
Court international Reserves 0481 
* 26741. Seven days' notice is re- 
quired for withdrawal and no charge 
. is made for switching currencies. 

. Staffing .. 922 per cent 

■' USdoflar- &D9 per cent 

Yen - 385 per cent 

D Mark 3.72 per cent 

French Franc &26 per cent 

Swiss Franc 4.18 per cent 




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4 The dairy dividend win be 

announced each day and the weekly 
dividend wiu be announced aach 
Saturday in The Times. “ 

5 Times Portfolio Ust and details of 
the daily or weekly, dividend win and 
be availaUe for inspection al the 
offices of The Times. 




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10 In any dtspuie. The Editors 
decision is final and no correspon- 
dence will be entered Into. 

11 ir lor any reason The Times 
Prices Page knot puMbhed tettie 
normal way Times Portfolio will he 
suspended lor that day. 


in Utc columns provided next la 

your shares note the price change 1 + 
or •>. in pence, as pubtatwd Hi tost 
day’s Times. 

After listing the price change of 
your rigid shares tor that day. add up 
all eight share changes 10 (five you 
your overall total plus or mbius t+ or - 

Chech your overall total apstnal The 
Times Portfolio dividend published on 
the Stock Exchange Prices page. 


_ HOW jujptav WMtiQr OHM 
Monday-Saturday record your dally 
.Portfolio total. 


Add these together to 




TMaphnt The Tl^s^Portlaao Ui 
■MflSRam brtwaw - 1650am 

Ml IM mv um» ammI i 


lltUTt. - trnHMom 1 

- Voujnijst have your cord with 
“hen you lelephdne^ 




No J'esDonsiUUty- can be 


jtn^any -reason withtft the «£id 


































— 26— 


•THETfiSfES SATURDAY TOLY'Si^ 




01-724 4000 



01-724 4000 


Summer £pec/alc 


JULY FLIGHT CLEARANCE 


IT’S ALL AT 
TRAILFINDERS 


GERONA 

FBghtsfrtxn 
fi 55 VENICE 

£55 

-PALMA 

£.39 

TENERIFE 

£89 

MALAGA 

€59 

GIBRALTAR 

£119 

ALICANTE 

£35 

ATHENS 

£69 . 

IBIZA 

£-©1 

CRETE 

£.89 

- MAHON 

£85 

RHODES 

£69 

RIMINI 

£56 

YUGOSLAVIA 

£ 89 - 

fVfnxn loaf Afrports 



MALAGA 6,10,11, 12, 13, 17,18 JULY nr £4* 
AUCAN1H 6,1^13,20JUDT«£5? 
FARO . r 10, 13, 17, 24 JULY. « £37 

CRETE 8,15,19/22 JOIY « £69 

7,11, 13,18, 20iUiy*£79 
RHODES 9, 16,23 Ww £79 


KOSMAR 


RHODES 


PLOTIN AIR- 01-9350307 


CANOEING. 
FOR £251. 

Spend a wee k cano e wgln Ireland 
until Mwntore rauays. ■ 
Includes raKkn fehy travel tar car 
-and 2 passwgen. . . . 

Gait 11763) 42867 


You’D Only Know By 
Bang There. 


TURfCEY GOLDEN mm* Travel 

us »ki 2 centre holiday*, 
fly -drive. Minw. Wa ff* 
III WTH*. niOhta <*&'■ OwrMTi 
KhflltiM flight *. Ava ilable tor 
July A. August MWW fw 

MMHHr. Ol 1962 or _0V 
788 8050 124 fusi ABTA 
ACCESS VBA 

GREECE, TURKEY, CA MARIES 

Ltol minule holidays from .1 wk 
' Cl-19 2wte £179. FTlghls from 
C99. 109231 T7I266i2«hn.i 

Tirmway - Holidays. 

ABTA ATOL MOT. 



BIG SAVINGS 

Orvi Ml 5d ESa £1*9 

Town's »OK Sod tins fire 

Lanonar tks n» . ties 

Cars. Roam fan £W £iT9 

Mr. Roan Tuts £89' £13 

ifntB ie< Wtfe ££? £13 

M*aja A ok. 6* £3 £13 

fim Ajn Mo So £78 £119 

and nany more to 
Kos. Alicante. Palma, 


LONG HAUL AND ROUND THE WORLD 
.BUSINESS AND PLEASURE 
Costs bom in CM) ECOH 

RaatMd 2999 1950 7*9 

StdKr ' 2399 1950 659 

W 2D» 183* G10 

Jb„ig 2<B8 835 *50 

HmgXong 2035 157S 5*7 

faMdriv WxN 2035 1539 745 

ASIA ATQL PfilA ura 

OLUMBUS 

□mstsguores. 


£ 


AIRFARE SPECIALISTS Sydney 
o w £396 rtn £700 Auckland 
o w £420 rtn £7B6 JoTnirg 
O w £306 rtn £600 lav Angr- 
mo w £192 mi £383 London 
rhghl Centre Ol -370 0352. 


l INtH W, Creek btehet*. Algar- 
ve. Menorca. Villas, apt*, 
pensions. lavemas. 

Holidays. flight*, -brochures 
Instant bookings Ventura Holi- 
days. TH 01-280 1365. 


TERRIFIC MOT TURKEY. Soehd 
a week relaxing at our private 
Peach hotel, then a week crow 
liya on oar vxhi for £3BO Iw 
IIl H B. free w sports- Iwfc & 
outer romDtnaUons pM Aba 
fits only fr £99. Ol 326 1006. 


GREECE. TURRET. CA MARKS 

Lai mtnulr holidays from 1 t*k 
£149 2wkS £179. FBllhb from 
£99 1 0923, 7712661 24hr»V 

Tinioway . __ Holiday* 

ABTA ATOL 1 107. 


CO L T cu n ru s oh flight* nob- 
^?7uJoJ>r. l SA * most desona- 
£»« Dudoma TravcLOt 730 
2201 ABTA IATA ATOL. 



CHEAPEST FLMHT5 W/WIDE - 

Ben* Travel- Td 01 385.6414 


AIM TICKETS IKOUJITS 

New York £269- L A £329. To 
run In £269. -Tburg £*«. 
Nairobi £373 Sydney £689 
Auckland £749. Dartalr 130 
Jermyn StreeC. 01 839 71*4 


TUSCANY w Siena . Farm- 
house avail for fOrtruphUy lets 
. August. Sina *. superb, scenery, 
pool. Tel. '01-660 1772 


SELF-CATERING U&A. 


SOUTH CA RO U HA H II ion Head 
HUlid <31 m fm SavannatiL 
Exdus ■ resort in conservation 
area- Seaside hot apart. Sips 
. max 6. COM. lenms. sailing etc. 
Fm £130 P w. Tct:977 .181 1 




SWITZERLAND 
FROM ONLY 
£99 RETURN 

Save with Swissair^ 
Super Apexl =- 
London toZuricho'r 
Geneva daily on con- 
venientaftemoon' “ 

flight&And daily 
flights to Basle- - 
(except Sundays).: . 
Book and pay l4days 
before departure. 

Stay ^ Switzerland^ 
at feast until -the 
Sunday afterarrivaL 
Bookings and full , 
conditions from 
travel agerits or 

01-437 9573 ■ 




low nun 9 

USA. 3. America - Mid and 
EasL S Alrtca- .Trayvale- *8 
. Margaret Street., wi, Ol 880 
2928 <Vna Ac ce pt e d! r- 


4 nmwo ENtiUSH 
TOURIST -BOARD 
ELEGANT CUFFTOP 
HOTEL WITH 
PANORAMIC SEA VIEWS 
I I'm -Pip* Onml 

Samrncr cmriort: 

* ? Am js from £204 DBB - 
3 Omy Snake . 
f ram £91 DBB 
WidMte 

- £59-58 iocSbu lock 
AD 72 bedrooms cn-vunc. colour 
TV. radio dntcydor telephone, 
bah* Imcnflfc luunl<< -tuites. 
Ltrtur) loangc* and rcstaurant- 
Popular Sol mghi dinner and 
dances. COKfUiniacm mofl 
aigbu ra Inch season. Heaved 
ins' pom- Poobidc bofla 
. Free sauna & solan um. 


ST BRIDES HOTEL 
SAUNDERSFOOT 
DYFED 

RAC*** 

Ont of Wales' loveliest resort 
hotels. 48 bedrooms <md tid- 
ing some suites!, all with 
bathroom, colour and -satel- 
lite TV. radio, telephone, hair 
drvers. Jtdax in. our. healed 



BLACKPOOL 
CAIRO HOTEL 

)| |Md 

Come mbmi bcriH to naamM . 
BarUMV>«Mmg». mo Mungo. HP 
jam dnop room Cbm t* romi 
B8SED halt JS Ml 
Access 8 Visa wpcooib. 

Coach Rates mto s w 


BOURNEMOUTH 

WARWICK COURT 
HOTEL 

3 mh« waik sandy bnch & 
china. A warm & friendly wel- 
come from Sandra & man 
Hosker. B B fr. £9, BSEM fr. 
£1250. Why radltt. Lux. Lie,, 
radios ntereomfSoma on suite/ 
saa views. 

TEL: (0202) 761156 


TORQUAY /MAMMA COURTS C 

luxury apartments, unrivalled 
views of Torbay & Manna- 2 6 
persons, mm £130-5600 + vat 
pw. Torouay *08031 27612 
TORQUAY umam *ea view loveor 

gardens- lux home, fine apis. 
toVTV pets- Chiklren all year 
hols . AA rec 0803 22606 tU - 
mwaaBr. Channing cot- 
tage- sleep* 4. From £1*8 p.w. 
0240 3*780. . 

Nr Mitn *C»ve 10 dtfl * beach- 
es i <m bungalow io own 
grounds-' alps *-6 0733 2*3*91 


_ _ ROS&^N WYE - 

BARGAIN BREADS' 

MOi Cnbqry : CoMtateg tga 
CeWE ol Ross on wyo. deal base 
Mr tovefr Wve Utfty. Any two (toys 
£4950 pp nd Eesus bdhtooms. 
fgfi dwee a 8 one rau. cotaw 
hr tea/coHw taottes. 

KINGS HEAD HOTB. 
0989 63174 AA** 


LHTED MILL hi 20 acres on riv- 
er. floodlit Mints, s bed. * bain, 
superb UL several recap. Avail 
israug-n seat £20 Qdw incl. 
home netp gardner No dags. 

-0732-861626. - - - 


KENTISH FARM Hobday Cot 
lacw-s vac* (or Jrur Aug colour 
brochure. Tet- 0732 361862 

BEAUTIFUL - * ELIZABETHAN 
Dower House Sleeps 13 In qui- 
et countryside 'south east of 
Canterbury and close 10 coast 
Available MM August io MM- 
Scpiembcr. Also other cottages 
In Kent and Dorset. Telephone; 

(0304161734*. 


LAKE DISTRICT 


KENMNG-TOC/wn.'Ltqe Serviced 
apt*. Ool TV.'vinlcarn Udi IS 
- Elgin Cros. su 01 *SL 309* 
PUTNEY ratntfr lw sips & 7 
Jills- 1 9-AU925 Ctte to amen* * 
rtvef £170 PW 87* 8 *li- 




WBJJNGTOH HOUSE 
Horn 
CHaiautN*' 

Visit us at ftv centra of tho 

CowmakU 

We offer 2-day breaks for 
£3150. Bed. breakfast and 
' Dinner AA -and RAC 
luted, licensed. TV 
lounge- Walking distance 
to town centre and sports 
. complex. 

For details and brochure 

TEL: (0242) 521627 


3***AA RAC. 
SUPERDEAL 

CanffiflixT US'." Touts 
E nglish Lakes. £60 per 
couple dinner, bed and 
breakfast -£7 -supple- 
ment single. 


EDEN VALLEY RoornUy renovat- 
ed luxury I8tn centurv mews 
cottage. Bin* *. c h For bro- 
chure Tel: 0930 71302 



STROUD Comfor ta ble family hse 
la heart of Cotswokb. avail 
2 nd-l6*h Aug iQ*636) 6913 


VBJLA5, APWnwBfFS. 
TA1BBWS ’ 
a£V0* RESORTS 
ALL HBH SEASON DATES AVAL 
BEPS FMS/SATS/MORS. 
FROM El 25 DJl 

CELTO HOLIDAYS 

0822 677171 or 0622 677676 

• . 

. Atof 1772 


MARVELLOUS MENORCA V* 

la*. APIs 4 Tavema to Ml aU 
prW range*.* all aw group* 
1.2.3 A * -bedrena pvafi TH 
Monareti Villa* a Apartments 
tCXSBSt J667VJ 019898 ABTA 
ATOL 1821 • 

MENORCA, villa*. Apartment*. 
Tatrma*. an datn'avaU. JiW 
special*. High Season from 
C12S. Ortik- Hobdays- Ol 309 
7070 A 0622 677071 or 0622 
6770761 2*hE*l. ATOL 1 772 


MENORCA Port Addaya- vm» 
sleeps* Shared pool. Available 
from 27 Juue- 1 3 August- F rom 
C2SG Prt week. Tel: 0*026 
21*. -070823623. 

MENORC A Tramontana villas, 
privately owned, sip* 2 6. 
Cwtmimng pool. Tet. 0480 
78090 

MENORCA prt V a/e vHMs * apt. 
Offering defux accorn with car* 
*l beaulv spot* near coast, all 
dates avail 02403 7195 


CYCUKSJniVOMv. Pun. 
Naxos. kn etc.vmas. 
TevernasA Penston*. Simply 
cheaper. Sunpb' Sup m Sandy 
Simon Hobdays. 01 375 1953. 
CORFU RA R BJUN8 £169. Sun- 
day.* July 2 wh* ex GatwKh. 
. Beautiful vQla by tea open Sal* 
Pan worm Mondays. 734 25*2 
CMEF.BE. Unspoilt bland*, cheap 
foghts-viiia rentabetc Zeus Hd 
idayv. 01*3* 1647. AM4 Alto. 
"RHODES lux apan hot* from 
£13900 July 9.12.16.19 depts. 
Strama 0708 86281*. 


SELF-CATERING. ITALY 


ISCWA/CAHRLAH grades or ho- 
lets & character pension*. 
Halfday litaml* 01-836*385 



SELF-CATERING 




CORFU & 
ALGARVE 


« mitco. mum o goon mo . 

«HW0T HQU0AY3. Td Swtf i (0753). 488U I »ta) 
ABTA 23248 aim - im 


ALGARVE ALTERNATIVE. VTBa 
HobdaW ol dtsUnctton for the 
vefl few Tel 01*91 0802. 73 
St. James's Street- Swi. 

Mum collage m Moncftlaue 
htlls. 2 bed*. .2 bam»- m*ML 
pool, from £200 p.w. OlO 361 
82 92511. 

ALGARVE. LUX *8t3s' wflh pool* 
* aots. Avail Jut oa. Ol 409 
9838. VlllaWofM. 

ALGARVE. VBias wio» pooti The 
villa. Agency. Ol 82* 8*7*. 


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Entry-fee condition met by halfpenny 


Regina v Bodmin Crown 
Court, Ex parte Young 
Before Lord Justice Pure has. 
Lord Justice MustiU and Lord 
Justice BaJ combe 
[Judgment given July 2] 

A condition in a liquor licence 
which permitted the sale of 
alcohol only to bona fide vis- 
itors to a recreation park who ; 


taurant with a licence. 

The complex attracted about 
300.000 visitors a year. On 
entering, visitors paid £1.80 to 
gain access and that entitled 
them to tour the mine and visit 
other amusements. 

At the end of 1982 the 
applicant decided to apply for a 
full on-licenctfor Jus restaurant 


in the light of the circumstances 
of the case. The applicant did 
not object to the conditions. 

He accepted, bis solicitor's 
advice that the conditions could 
be. met by charging an entrance 
fee of a halfoenny and then 
charging a fee for enlrance-to the 


objection to the renewal of the 
licence and the justices refused 
to renew iu The grounds must 
have been that owing to re- 
peated breaches of the condition 
the applicant was not a suitable 
person to hold a licence. - 
The crown court refused the 


mines and other amusements. ■ applicant's appral and said that 
He had intended to call the he had reacted-.io.ihe justices 


iiors tp a recreauon park who and to provide a bar which was complex “Freedom Park" bin generositv by imposing a 

bad paid a “des ig nated entrance ■ not restricted to users of the be changed the to “derisory" entrance feebnd that 

fee was satisfied even if that fee. restaurant ■ . “Ha'penny. Paxk“r- that showed tad faiih. 

was the minimum legal tender, ]_ He made that application on ■- advertised ' and issued ' That comment wasleis than 
. The Court of Appeal so held February 23, 1983 before the brochures which disclosed in feir and the judge was . not 

in allowing an appeal by the licensing justices and h was- fall -what his plans were if the ■entitled to make iL A halfpenny 

applicant. Mr Peter George oboosed by the victuallers' lirninxmcwic made, final was still an entrance fee which 


licauon on 
before the 


.Young, from a decision of the 
Queen's Bench Divisional 
Court (Lord Justice Lloyd and 
Mr Justice Skinner) who on 
January 30, 1 986 had refused an 
application for judicial review 
of a decision of Bodmin Grown 
Court who, on September 14, 
1984, had . dismissed Mr 
Young's appeal against a de- 
rision of the Helston and 
Kerri er Licensing Justices who, 
on February 29, 1984, had 


“Ha'pepny. Park“r~ 

fie advertised and issued 
brochures which disclosed in 


that showed bad faith. 

That comment wasless than 
fair and the judge was. not 


justices and it • was- foil -what his plans were if the ■entitled to make iL A halfpenny 


opposed by the victuallers' 
Association and two local licens- 
ees. The sheet anchor of the 
application was that the main 
purpose was to assist people 
visiting the complex. 

The applicant had decided no 
longer to charge £1.80 for en- 
trance but to marge instead for 
use of the amusement facilities 
and for access to the mine 
individually. That intended 
change of- policy was not dis- 
closed to the justices. - 


licence was was made finaL 
The victuallers* association 
did not oppose the application 
for that licence. But a warning 
was delivered by the chairman 
of the justices to the applicant 


A icant had decided no that they would be- watching 
charge £1.80 for mi- carefully for the observance of 
to charge instead for the conditions. There were.sorae 


the conditions. 7here.were.some 
16 visits by police officers to 
monitor the. applicant's perfor- 
mance of the conditions: 

When the time, approached 
Tortile renewalof the licence the 




was still an entrance fee which 
obliged the applicant to control 
access to the premises. .The 
applicant had consulted a solic- 
itor and received advice. . 

The language of the condition 
was dear. The prospective cus- 
tomer had to be charged a fet A 
halfpenny had.been legal tender, 
it could form valuable consid- 
eration to support a contract 

and it was a fee however smalL 

• “Derisory” was' merely , an 
emotive way of saying small. A 


Wendrom, near Helston, Coro-_ 
walL 

Mr John HugilL QC and Mr 
John Finney for the applicant; 
Mr Alien Dyer for the West" 
Cornwall Licensed Victuallers* 
Association. 

LORD JUSTICE PURCHAS 
said that in 1965 the applicant 
bought a disused tin mine and in 
1974 he opened h to the public 
as a tourist resort which pro- 
vided entertainment and 
recreation and also bad a res- 


TW 1 V 1 IW UWUI^ 

sought. The justices gramed.tbe 
licence "on "the conditions, inter 
alia, that intoxicating Liquor 
mighronly be-sold or supplied 
to persons who were (a) bona 
fide visitors at the complex 
having paid the designated en- 
trance fee or as a member of ao 
organized tour exempt from 
payment for admission, or (b) 
persons taking bona fide table 
meals for consumption as an 
anciUary to that meaL 
Those conditions bad to be 
looked at. on their own and not 


'that liquor was not’supplied in . 
accordance with the licence. 

" The issue was whether the 
halfoenny entrance fee was a 
breach of the condition. It was 
said it could embrace people 
who were not botta fide visitors. 

The police did not oppose the 
- application notwithstanding the 
numerous visits to the complex 
and therefore the implication 
was dm they did not find non- 
bo na fide visitors there. 

The victuallers’ association 
successfully pursued the 


Temporary custody of shotgun _ _ 
was unlawful possession 

Hal! v Cotton and Another LORD JUSTICE STOCKER. Hampton GjurtTHe ~was. to 

Before Lord Justice Stocker and— iiKxmsidering-theappiication of- dean -them,- and his physical 


only sold to bona fide visitors 
who should pay the fee.. 

The police did . not detect -the 
sale of alcohol to non-boua fide 
visitors there were no 

blatant, breaches where people 
were using the complex purely 
as a public bouse. 

Lord Justice MustiU and Lord 
Justice Balcombe delivered 
concurring judgments. 

Solicitors: Cartwrights, Bris- 
tol; Robbins. Ofivey & Blake 
■ Lapihom for Cornish & BirtilL, 
Penzance. 

Knowledge of 
- right ~ 


Mr Justice Hirst 
[Judgment given June 27] 

The leaving of shotguns at 
another’s house for cleaning and 
safekeeping white both parties 
were on holiday was a transfer of 


the definition of “transfer” in custody 
. section 57(4), said that on the yond the 
facts found the posroon of with the 
neither defendant fell within the foots wet 
words “hire” or “give”. those in 

Did they foil within the phrase 
“lend and part with Asan 


firearms within section 57(4) of possession**? If the phrase was to 
the Firearms Act 1968 and the be read disjunctively the court 
recipient's custody of the guns bad to consider whether or not 
was custodial possession within the words were apt to include 


section 2(1) of the Act. 

The Queen's Bench Di- 
visional Court so held in a 
reserved judgment allowing the 
prosecutor's appeal against the 
dismissal of a charge against the 
first defendant, Samuel Cotton, 
that he had transferred to a 
person other than a registered 
firearms dealer two shotguns 
contrary to section 3(2) of the 
Firearms Act 1968. and a charge 
against the second defendant. 
Kenneth Eric Treadwell, that 
he. not holding a shotgun certifi- 
cate in force at the tune, had a 
shotgun in his possession con- 
trary to section 2(1) of the Act 


“parting with possession” in 
some sense other than the 
proprietary possesson which 
was, on theauthority of ■S’k/Z/wm 
v Earl qf Caithness (pWft QB; 
966), retained by; the first, 
defendant. 

In bis Lordship's judgment 
the phrase was to be read 
disjunctively. 

The definition of “transfer” 
commenced with “includes” 
and therefore, subject to the 
ejusdem generis rule, the defi- 
nition was not exclusive or 
exhaustive. 


custody of them extended be- 
yond the period of the holiday 
with the first defendant. Those 
foots were distinguishable from 
those in the Caithness case. 

As a matter of law , no doubt 
there was a distinction between 
“custody" and “possession" al- 
though in many cases the former 
would necessarily involve the 
latter. “Custody" and 
“possession” were . certainly 
equated in_dDigS^ where 
■ one person knowingly' had cus- 
. tody of drugs .for another- . ;. : 

■ On the forts, custody coupled 
-with, the knowledge of such ! 
custody must* be equated with 
“possession”. The second defen- 
dant ' had “custodial 
possession” Such custody could 
only arise by at least a custodial 
interest being transferred from 
one defendant to the other and 
fell within the phrase “lend and 
part with possession”. 

■ Mr Justice Hirst delivered a 


shotgun in his possesion con- On the feels, the second. . ^ Juslice Hirst delivered a 
nary to section 2(1) of the Act - defendant had had more than rf , nr -, rr : m , indj-ment 

v...- ~ ..-".“the, barest custody” which Mr 1 •..“JT-;. - ■ 

. . .Mr - Richard Bray me - tile • justice May, in, din Caithness ~ ' ' S olicitors: Cocks Lloyd & Co, ‘ 
prosecutor; Mf- -Christ Qp n cr ease found to b e th e po s ition of — Nuneaton;: Argyle & " Sons, ' 
Metcalf for the first defendant. Lord Caithness's .mother at Atiiersione, 


H (a Minor) v Chief Constable 
of South Wales 

Although it was not necessary 
to call formal evidence to show 
that a child was a normal child 
for his age, there had to be some 
material before justices to rebut 
the presumption that a child 
between the ages of 10 and 14 
did not know the difference 
between right and wrong. 

Evidence that a child merely 
appreciated the consequences of 
what he was doing was_ not 
sufficient fo satisfy iusticis.that 
a defendant aged Ji years and 9 
months appreciated what he had 
done was wrong -and went 
beyond childish tmsdnef! . - 

The Queen’s Bench. Di- 
visional Court (Lord Justice 
Woolf and -Mr Justice Simon 
Brown) so held on June 24 when 
allowing the defendant's appeal 
against • his conviction for 
damaging property, contrary to 
section 1(1) of the Criminal 
Damage Act 1971. 

LORD JUSTICE WOOLF 
said that Tt would have been 
-suffirienj.ifthe o fficer who saw 
the defendant had asked* hup if 
he appreciated tifol, what he was 
; doingwas wrong. 1 ' 



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RACING: 


Dancing Brave 
to reassert 
his superiority 


in Eclipse 


By Mandarin (Mkhad Ptaflllps) 


The form of this year’s 
Derby will be put to the test 
again at Sandown Park today 
when Dancing Brave, who 
finished second in the Epsom 
colts' classic, contests the Cor- 
al Eclipse Stakes. 

Already Shahrastani, who 
got less credit than both he 
and Walter S win burn de- 
served at Epsom, has played 
an: important, role .by also 
winning the Irish Derby. What 
is arguably more fascinating 
about today's race is the fact 
that Dancing Brave will be 
taking on older horses for the 


first time and they include two 
ntsfiror 


good opponents from France. 

Until now we do not really 
know how the current classic 
crop compares with other 
generations. After today's race 
we will be the wiser because, 
in addition to those hardy 
annuals, Bedtime and Tele- 
prompter, Dancing Brave's 
opposition includes Triptych, 
who won ■ the Irish 2,000 
Guineas last year. . 

' More often than not it takes 
a pretty special three-year-old' 
to. beat top class oWer horses 
in this particular- race. 

I believe that Dancing 
Brave is just such an individ- 
ual. Only a racehorse of the 
highest class could have made 
up the ground that he did in 
the straight at Epsom. Before 


the pace. So with Grand 
Harbour likely to set a bliste r- 
in g gallop for Teleprompter, 1 
will be surprised ifStarkey lies 
out of his ground on Dancing 
Brave, especially as front run- 
ners Kke Teleprompter have 
always taken some pegging 
back here which, for some 
reason, is a front-runners 
course. Also you need all the 
luck- in the world to come 
from behind at Sandown. 

This, then, is an ideal 
opportunity for Starkey and 
Danang Brave to reassert 
themselves. 

Bold Arrangement, who ran 
his first and only bad race in 
the Derby, is the only other 
three-year-old in the field. 

According to our Newmar- 
ket Correspondent, his last 
serious bit of work at home 
was as good as any he has ever 
done. So over a distance 
which should suit him to 
perfection, judged on his stout 
effort in the Kentucky Deity 
over .10 furlongs, be should 
acquit himself well again to- 
day without being good 
enough to beat"' Dancing 
Brave. ‘ 



Sarabmay 
not stem 


King’s 


River 


From Oar Irish Racing 
Correspondent, Dublin 


Dancing Brave, the Derby nmner-Hp, who competes against 
senior rivals for the first time in Sandown’s Eclipse Stakes. 


that he was an utterly convtnc- 

000 


ing winner of the 2, 
eas at Newmarket. 


Guin- 


After the Derby arguments 
raged about the way that 
GrevjDe Starkey rode him.. 
Now is not the time to go into 
that all over a^ain. What is 
clear, though, is that there 
should be no bard luck stories 
this time. Dancing Brave has 
proved that he stays, which he 
had not before Epkim, and he 
has shown wonderful powers 
of acceleration. 

Every bit as important is 
when he won his classic at 
Newmarket he also showed 
that he can be ridden up with 


Having so __ 
that speedy filly Orient at 
Ascot two weeks ago Treasure 
Kay should be in nis element 
sprinting for the Trafalgar 
House Stakes. He holds the 
recent Newcastle winner Dub- 
lin Lad on that Ascot form. 

With runners at Sandown. 
Haydock, Bath and Phoenix 
Park this afternoon no trainer 
will be more committed than 
Raul Cole, whose move from 
Lam bourn to Whatcombe has 
already paid excellent, divi- 
dends. With Sarab on duty in 
Ireland where he will be 
ridden by Pat Eddery, my 
feeling is that Cole can make 
each course a successful port 
of calL 


Maazi in the Victoria Ama- 
teur Turf Chib Handicap at 
Sandown, just as he .was when 
they won the Iasi race at 
Epsom on Derby Day. Now 
they. look : poised to deny 
Bundabur^ a § . second 
successive victory in this par- 
ticular race. 

Beijing is napped to. com- 
plete a treble in the Satzenbrau 
Diat Pils Handicap at 
Haydock where her stable 
companion Floose can do 
likewise in the Cock Of The 
North Stakes. 


“The further she goes the 
tetter she will be,” was how 
Cole summed up Beijing re- 
cently. So today's distance will 
dearly suit this improving 
half-sister lo the Irish St Leger. 
winner Protection Racket. 


The composition of the Odd 
for the group three Pacemaker 
International Stakes at the 
Pheonix Park this afternoon 
resembles the turnout for last 
Saturday's Irish Deriy. Once 
Mrin the English stables pro- 
vide half the rennets, hot 
whereas at the end of the Irish 
Derby the invaders had carried 
Off all die prize money, they are 
unlikely to repeat that perfor- 
mance today. 

The English trio are headed 
by another amch travelled older 
horse, the Pud Cole-traiaed 
Sarah, backed up by Y 
Runaway (G Harwood) 
Esquire (B Hills). 

Sarah has won two group 
three races in Europe this term, 
scoring in Germany at Baden- 
Baden w»d then rvm^img home 
in the Prix da Chemin de Fa- da 
Nard at Chantilly on French 
Oaks day. However, he Cues 
tough opposition today from the 
home trio of King's River, Mr 
John, and Nashamaa. 

Mr John has had a busy time 
of late fannin g in both the 
Rnglfeh and the Irish Derbys. 

The most probable winner 
appears to be King's River as not 
only will he be racing over his 
fitvoarite course and distance, 
but be qualifies for a Sib 
allowance from Sarah, a factor 
that should tip the issae his way. 


Cauthen 


Other fancies on the Lanca- 
shire track must be Mill On 
The Floss (130) and Russian 
NoMe (3.0), following those 
good runs at Royal Ascot in 
the RibbJesdale Stakes and the 
Bessborough Stakes, 
respectively. 


Today’s five course specialists 


SANDOWN 

TTWHBtSe H CecM. 18 winners from 62 
runners, 29.0*t W Hfem. .18 item 73. 
24.7%; G Harwood, ao (ram 14221-1%. 
JOCKEYS: W Carson. 50 winners- Irom 
240 odes. 202%; W Mourns. 7 from 45. 
152%; G Starttay. 28 (ram 183. 145%. 


With stable jockey Richard 
Quinn at Haydock to partner 
Beipng (3.30) and Floose (4.0% 
Willie Carson will be on 


HAYDOCK 

TRAINERS: H Ced, 2Q winners from 52 
runners. 38-5%; G Harwood, 17 from 60. 
283%; M Starts. 14 from 65. 21.5%. 
JOCKEYS: T Quinn. 11 winners (ram 41 
rides. 26.8% S Cauthen, 22 from 94, 
23.4%; P Robinson. 11 from 59, 188%; 


BATH 

TRAJNEBS: J Tree. 13 winners from 34 
runners. 384%; B HHs. 21 from 114. 
184%; OBsworth.9 from 76. 11-8%. 


JOCKEYS: A McGbne. 13 winners tram 
151 rides, 8.6%; l Johnson, 6 from 71, 
84%. (only two quaHtare) 

BEVERLEY 

TRAMBtt M Starts. 19 winners from 56 
runners. 33.9%; H Thomson Jones. 12 
from 37, 32.4%; n Boss. Otrom 22, 27 3%. 
JOCKEYS: J Staasdsfc 13 winnen from 
87 ndes at 14.9%; M Birch. 36 tram 313. 
115%. (only two quaBtere) 

NOTTINGHAM 

THAMERS: M Stout*. 21 winners from 86 
runners. 24.7%; B Hanhury. 8 tram 53, 
15.1%: H Thomson Jonas. 13 from 88 
14.8. 

JOCKEYS: S Cauthen. 28 winners from 
157 rides, 17,8%; G DuffieU. 24 from 162. 
14.8%; W R Swinbum, 19 winners 12B, 
140%. 


_ who is trained at 

Cologne by Heinz Jentzsch, can 
give Steve Cauthen a winning 
ride in tomorrow's Grand Prix 
de Saiot-ClonL The German 
trained colt has won his last 
eight races, and now faces the 
hardest task of his car eer. ( Oar 
French Correspondent writes) 

Altayan, the only three-year- 
old in the contest, found Bering 
too good for him in the Prix da 
Jockey-Chafe Lancia, where 
Bakharoff was three lengths 
pgfchvi in third place. 

The British hope St HDarioo, 
can run into a place, lie fnnkhed 
a good second to DQustnn in the 
Haidwteke Stakes, at Royal 
Ascot, Grevflle Starkey takes 
the ride. - 

• Waiter Swinbora, is hoping 
to win another Derby tomorrow, 
be rides in the Germany blue 
riband at Hambmg, where be 
partners Tiberias lor Sven von 
MitzlafF in the Deutsches 
Derby. 


SANDOWN PARK 


ID firm, June 141 ROYAL CRAFTSMAN 
hero(lm6*. £2439, flood tafimWunal 
SetacltaEMOf»AireCHOIC& — 


, _ on wofl when 31 3>d to Ata®« (8-10] 

ran). MY CHARADE (8-9} was put of find 9. 


... Televised: 2LQ, 230, 3L5 
Itofhm • .... '.. - 

Draw; high numbers best . »■.: ;i . 

2 JO TRAFALGAR HOUSE SPRING STAKES (£11>45: 5f) (10 runners) 

101 12M0Q PETROVICH R>0)(J Morgan) 4-80 W Canon 9 

102 304003 TOtYKRATJS (M J 

103 1040-42 aaowoRtFr 


ZJB CCSWL-EOJPSE STAKES (Group I: £134.460: 1m 2f) (8) 


■ W2f12. BSTOC 
row COME OS 



* 302 

• 304 220400 GRAND 

305 ooum 

306 2120*3 

307 303-421 T1UPTYCH (US A) (A C ta . . . 

309 243320 BOLD AWRAMGEllBfT (C) (A R etards) C Brittain 388 * Robert** 

310 11-1T2 tMNCINBBMVE(USAKQm(KAMiA)GHanKii>d3«8-G Starkey 5 
4-9 Oendng Brave. 11-2 Tetoprampter. 6-1 Bedtime. 8-1 Triptych. 12-1 BoU 

merit 33-1 Mas, 200-1 Come On 7I» Blues. 500-1 (hand Harbour. 



KGoraiwton 3, 

48-7 F Head 7 

TlvesO 

ELagrhl 


Arrangement , ; 


111 000031 DUBUI 
. 112 22-0000 FAYRUZ 

113 010-142 

114 112-113 TUSSAC 
• 5-2 Tuasac. 3-1 DuMn Lad. 82 Treasure Kay, 182 Si Signor. 8-1 Tartb. 12-1 

WoadWd. 14-1 Lortefy Street. 20-1 otter*. 

F0RM:PaLYKRATIS2KJ 3rd (85) to Our Jack (8-13 in 81 Notttngtan h*cap las* tfme. 

) 71 Sttito Last Tycoon (8-9) et Ascnra Gratm t. 08828. firm. Jime 20. 
HI) wasil back in 7th and PEtttoVK»IJ83) not in fast IT. Ewttar 
, . 1 1/4L 3rd oMO to Double Sctiwaitz (83)'at Sandown (51 Group 3. 
E191?a good. May 26). FAYRUZ was 3141 backln6ei.aSK»K»»ffl3t2ndSlQ 

ID Grey Oeste (80} at York (61. Group 3, CI9SS0. good to suit May 15L TAfRB (7- IT) 
.3* 1 4th td Sperry (8-0) M Ascot (81 Group 3. £38950. ftm. Jude 19. 10 ran). DUBUN LAD 
(9-1) broke Mewcasde'B course record in 

£8546. faro. JuneZT. 13ren* TREASURE KAY 

Ascot (51 h’cap, £11489. firm, June 21. 15 re 
TUSSAC (82) 1 tti »d to Bridesmaid (813) at 
7 ran). 

Selection: DUBLIN LAD 


FOWfcBEDnME^tfdnotl 


cot(1m2f< 


j (812) at As- 
r w in ner from 
_ 13rd 

(88) to Pennine V 
(9-0) beating GreWon 
efUid Longctamp winner fast 
(9-0) at Epson (1m 4f, £49086, .... .. 

KI2nd(9-0) to Shahrastani (9-0) in Epsom Derby (1m 41.2239260, good, Jura 4, 17 ran). 
BOLD ARRANGEMENT ®3)wss 14tt. having pr«woi<slyiui2Xl£id (80) toFaiteurtt 
I ta Kentucky Derby pm 2f. £428154, good lo firm. May 3. 18 ran) 



1 t/2L (St h eap, 

1 1 2nd to Orient (8-8) at 

■4) was 41 back hi 3rd. 
. good to eon. May 24. 


VICTORIA AMATEUR TURF CLUB HANDICAP (£4,682: 7f) (8)' 


(H AMWdoum) A Stewart 44-7. 
P Cota 5-83 . 


M Roberts 7 
|WCnaon2 


Sandown selections 

By Mandarin 

2.0 Treasure Kay. 2.30 Fedra. 3.5 Dancing Brave 3.40 Maazi 4.10 
Silent Majority 4.45 Luzum 5.15 The Betsy 

By Out Newmarket Correspondent 
2.0'Tarib.-2J0 Assaglawt 3.5 Bold Arrangement. 3.40 Telwaah. 
A10 Silent JM3joriiy^4.45 Luzum- 5.1 5 Straight Through. . . . 

By Michael Seely 

2-0 Treasure Kay 4.10 SILENT MAJORITY (nap). :* 


402 101 (MB TELWAAH 

405 tOOI-OX MAAZI ' 

406 800332 HYMN 

407 1-00000 BUOABURG 

409 030801 PM5IRME (C-D) (M 

410 0302M APMLFOOLIEr • . 

411 100-ao SAFE CUSTObY (Mbs J Rrt) M FethorstonGoGey 481 

413 000008 GAMBLERS DREAM (0 A Wtson) D A Vttson 87-12 CRWer(5)8 


iJBF) (A Anderson] G faitchard-Gardon 388 W Ryan 3J 
(J Watson) M McCourt 686 TYWamsO 


BJVWams8«-4. 
Codrefl 4-8-1 . 


ThW* 


. NLTtnaaas 1 
.RHNS5 


84 Maazi, 11-4 Pinstripe. 4-1 BundOburo. 11-2 Hymn Of Harlech, 181 Telwaah. 
12-1 Aprfi Fool 181 others. 


4.10 LAMOT PILS HANDICAP (3-Y-O: £3.069: 51) 9) 


502 330030 WESrCARRAOq 

503 331-000 OOHPLEATmm 

504 022011- AFRICAN REX (■ 

505 820142 FOUNTAM BELLS 


( Brokers LMJG Lewis 85 


RakMte) W Jams 9-3- 
R Hannon 810- 


_ RCwaot 2 
PWaUnMS 
. AMBlS 


506 232282 SAY PAIfflON (LoTO McA)p6»J M Moriey 88 

507 030131 SILENT MAJORITY (D) (B Eastons) W O Gomran 8 
SOB 02220® MUHTMilS (H M-Makuum] C Benstead 7-11 . 


512 080000 WLLBEt 


510 008000 FANCY PAGES (D) (R Coombe) Pal MKhBlI 7-7. 

: WULBt(Mrs C Britain) C Brittain 7-7. CRa«(S|4 


W Carson 9, 
TWBsa»7 
— Tbtst 

rS^oma 


£30 COMMONWEALTH HANDICAP (£6^12: 2m) (11) 


15-8 Slant Matanty. 81 Say Pardon. 9-2 African Rax. 81 Fountain Beds. 81 
*. 181 Compleat, 14-1 othore. 


Western Carrack. 


201 010800 

202 1-00034 ffivtsrr 

203 42-0111 ~~ 

204 110323 M.T0N 

205 00033 HUH 

206 22-0012 ASSAGLAWI 
206 030422 SUGAR PALM 


14-810- 


(K AbduBa) G Harwood 3-86.. 


Mg(BR 

209 812212 FEQRA (Mr$ H Camgl 

210 00030 MORGANS CHOtCEl 

211 014020 MY CHARADE (B) (T ( 
1212 003030 ROYAL CRAFTSMAN] 


M BURN (CXD) (A Retards) H O'Neil 58 

PLAINS (□) (H Maid) H Candy 4813 

GLAW1 (H Al-Maktoum) H Hwmson Jones 


GStariwy 11 
. F Head 5 


445 EBF PADDOCK MAIDEN STAKES (2-Y-a C&G: E3^4& 7f) (7) 


BOBACHBOr (J Mater] R Kaman 80- 



BQLD WO^jAWchsTOs) C BrtWn 80. 


. L Janes ( 


4 DQHT 
23 LUZUM (H 


STRING SECTION (A 
TERTIARY ZONEM 
TROJAN WAR (Sal 


^■pHapnlRH! 
AI-MaWounw H Thomson 

-CTIONtAMuMnqGLd 


Jones 80, 




Lems 80- 


P Cole 81 


Hem 80. 


RHSSsB 
P WaMronTi 

4 


WCamn3 


. 11-10 Sarfraz. 4-1 FMra, 11-2 Assapawi, 7-1 Revisit, 181 Sugar Palm. 12-1 Mgti 
Plains, 181 others. 


,5^2 Trojan^warM Don't Forget Me. 11-2 Tertiary Zone. 81 Bold 

World. 181 Bobacti Boy, 14-1 Suing Section. 



5.15 ANNIVERSARY HANDICAP (£2,733: 1m 3f 100yd) (5) 

i K3 59 ^Gl^J^iy^fRSangstarjJW Watts 487 

« 5THM^THR0Uteri7p»enn)JWiter387 


Thus 5 
RHOaI 


« 2tFJ^i^ LMom s*’i D BsworBi4 

15 ooooio PUL3WGH (8 Hagai C Benstead 4813 

16 0042 EaOLrTOiftJBFJjDowager Lady SemerbroolOW Hem 389- W Carson 4 


PMcEntoe(7)2 
HP WatdnmS 


7-4 Bnfito. 82 The Befay. 7-2 Straitfil Through, 81 Stent Journey. 81 PuWngh. 


HAYDOCK PARK 


Going: firni 

Thaw: 6Mm, low numbers best 


12 804110 nOMOSM (US^(0) (fad Cirela Thoroughbreds) NTmlder 4812 

J0mTlnidar(93 

12 S&2H S®? J®SSSJ t l< LonJ G Pr*a«roGordon 4-8-6 GDuflMd2 

15 811200 PlgBY (C-Q) (A Momson) J Toter 5-8-2 — PHoMneonl 


2J0 EBF JULY MAIDEN BLUES STAKES (2-Y-a £3,008: 6f) (7 
runners) 


81 Russian Noble. 4-1 Slmslm. 81 Rekapostn King. 81 High Tension, 7-1 
Posture. 9-1 Gorgeous Strike, 10-1 Romtosini. 12-1 Pa i yttaraw. Andante. 14-1 PUbby. 


4 COME ON OYSTON(Oyslon Estate teencji)JB0ny8l1_llDimUNNB1 2 
2 


3-30 SATZENBRAU DIAT PILLS HANDICAP (3-Y-O: £3,902: 2m 28yd) 


(S) 




AMadmy5 
G Barter 7 


jjanwuiB-ii - j .— GDuffioMI 

YAQIIT (USA) (Harxlan A>-AWaoum) H Thomson Jones 811 — A Moray 3 
11-10 Yaqut (88 Kyvanlste. 7-1 Upset, 1 8l Rad RWtng Hood. 12-1 others. 


"83! a^ra? 0 * 8 -’- __ 

082440 MR WHArs-WS^MM (B) (Lord Matthews) I MatBxws 87 W Wood* (3) 5 


. SCenOwnS' 
RCoctoaneS 
TOskwl 


. G Doffiakf4 


11-8 BMt8 81 Three Times A Lady, 7-2 French Rutter. 81 In Dreams. 881 Mr 
Whats-His4ilameL 


£30 HARP LAGBR LANCASHIRE OAKS (Group lit 3-Y-O fffiies: 
£31 ,458: 1m 41) (9) 

1 210-00 BAJ4B0I-0NA (D McIntyre) BSheothw 811 M HBte7 

2 0 BARSHAK (A Budoett) J Duntop 8-11 — G Baxters 

in FLSTUKS AFFAIR (Dinars S Laktn) G Harwood 811 ROodnmZ 

18312 WLL ON THE FLOSS 0)0. faeedman) HCecsl B-11 SCaothmS 

8133 OU> DOMESDAY BOOK (Lort Dwiiy) J Winter 811 GDuHtedl 

02-1304 PAWC EXPRESS (P Bums) JSoiger(i(W8t1 JfteidS 

83413 SANTWHlnW Songster) M State 811 WRSwintamS 

1- SWAfi%M (Hanalan AMrfaittoum) H Thomson Jones 81 1 A Moray S 

018100 SUE GRUNDY (E Moior)GWragg 811 PRqMmoaS 


Haydock selections 


5 

7 

9 

10 

11 

12 

14 


11-8 MU On The Floss. 7-2 Santfld. 4-1 Park Express. 11-2 Fleeting Adair. 181 
ShtaHsh. 181 Bambokra. 281 others. 

3.0 OLD NEWTON CUP (Handicap: £16.206: 1m 4f) (10) 

7 280203 GORGEOUS STHKE (Mrs A Lareson) C ffabco 888 
1 340822 ^^Al^«OLE^»4^^ D iAoSfTnnacS) MStaio 58G 


By Mandarin 

2.0 Yaquu 230 Mill On The Floss. 3.0 Russian Noble, 3JH? 
BEUING (nap). 4.0 Floose.- 4.30 Island Set 

By Our Newmarket Correspondent 
20 Yaqut. 230 Old Domesday Book. 3.0 Russian Noble. 3.30 
French Flutter. 4.0 Stay Low. 4.30 Island Set. 

Michael Seely's selection: 3.0 Russian Noble. 


G Outers 


4.0 COCK OF THE NORTH STAKES (2-Y-O: £8,116: 61) (4) 

2 11 FUJOSElFahd Salman) P CoW 80. 

3 

A 
8 


. T Oaten 4 


211331 STAY L0WJDWG Bkjm) G Eton 80— 

022011 WGAHTMOiflE (O) (Miss S EMerM M W Eauerby 80— T Umn l 

134 FLAXLEY (5 Reams} 




08Q334 AM»ltmS(Mre H Csmbniis) Lore JFittCente 382. 


WR$eMwu6 
T Lucas 8 


NEW RACING STABLE 
Witb bread new modem mininf 
fadlma plus an weather gsDop, 
tiuiteed on ihe Csfl* Abbey Bum, 
close io Ml mourway hmetfan 2* 


(EM MHflawh Aoport), H« 
far bonef,al» hai 7 banes for ale m* 
Irish form far aiming and Hunfang. 
Aar iaterasedpetsoia would te mr 
wefcome to-rfaw fadlhks sod horses, 

Hnte telephone Fttnck (VCoonar 
osi8283 228946 


Parting company 

Barry Hills, the Lambtrern 
trainer, and his New Zealand- 
born jockey Brent Thomson are 
to part company at the end of the 
season. HBls said “ Things have 
not worked out quite as weu as I 
though this season and I . am 
going to try without a stable 
jockey next year." 


4*5 Floose. 11-4 Wfiganthorpa. 183 Stay Low, 14-1 Raxtey- 

4 JO WHITE DOOR APPRENTICE HANDICAP (£2,683: im 2f 131yd) 

( 11 ) 

1 3411-02 ISLAND SET (USiy (G Keflar) L Cunani 4-9-10-. 

02-2022 ALBE^ HAU.JUSA) IR Sancpter) B H*B 382^^ 

”‘2 


. SOubm (7) 4 


____ - S Oawabn 5 

5 000223 teU^FWIC^(NoritMiaraTeisuroLB5rire*am8frO-- RVfckgtstm 

6 04M-20 IWGAROWERIffllFahdSainianlWBrtOte^M -JWj- 

7 008044 DIPYN BACH (Mrs N Sutton) M Camacho A-812-^ RBrown(7)S 

g 028030 TATUJHKADC BOV (8 Rob50n) Dwys 


.PW (7)3 


12 008000 iCXK^IoafnhU^RHottrtSAe^ 

16 TBEJAY (D WflWunl P Bwan 7-7-7 JBwkB(7|11 

17 000000/ HAVEN'S PRIOE (USA)jC-IQ & Breztar) M Cages 7-7-7 7 


18 080000 COWOSER 


M james 87-7 «*»*« 

19 080000 PflLBBSTTS (8) (RLynn)M Jamas 7-7-7 

64 idano Sat, 81 Mr Gardner. 82 Albert Hott.18* WPlfn Bach. 182 Goklan 
Fancy. 181 Maxk&n ahl 12-1 Taytorroade Boy. 33-1 otneea. 


Unexpected 


winner 
for Waldron 


‘ Philip Waldron; who staited 
.his racing career as an appren- 
tice at Kingsclere with Ian 
Balding, was reunited unexpect- 
edly with his old guvnor to ride 
the winner. Golden Braid, in the 
Jardine Maiden Fillies* Stakes at 
Sandown yesterday. 

Waldron came in for the ride 
only a few minutes before the 
horses cantered down to the 
start as substitute for intended 
rider John Matthias. 

Matthias had partnered 
beaten hotrfevourite Sea Dam in 
the opener and injured bis beck 
when the filly was pulling up. He 
said; “She threw her head back 
and I twisted backwards and 
pinched a nerve in the small of 
my back. I went in to change 
silks and when l bent down Co 
attend to my boots my back 
locked." 

Matthias’s misfortune was a 
nice bonus for Waldron, who 
tracked the 13-6 favourite Bint 
Pasha until one and a half 
furlongs out, where he sent 
Golden Braid on for a convinc- 
ing two and a half lengths 
victory. 


Balding was still baffled by the 
defeat of ' 


his other filly, Sea 

Dara. in the GRE Stakes, won 
by the 33-1 chance. Moon 
Indigo. “Maybe she wants 
further," he said. The Kingdere 
trainer confirmed that Forest 
Rower is a definite runner for 
next week's Cherry Hinton at 
NewmarkeL 


Two fallers 


at Haydock 


Rain on firm going resulted in 
slippery ground at Haydock 
yesterday, when there were two 
fallers in the Leo Roche Maiden 
fillies Stakes, won by the 20-1 
outsider Millracer. ' 

Bonnet Top slipped up after 
two furlongs, broke a leg and, 
after crashing into the rails, had 
to be destroyed, while Sybtlly 
fell on the turn for home. 

Both jockeys involved in 
these independent foils, Rui 
Machado and Terry Lucas, were 
able to walk out of the am- 
bulance. which brought them 
back to the weighing-room. The 
Australian rider Lucas, who was 
on Sybilly, said: “The bend is 
very treacherous.” „ . 

The J5-8 favourite Sariza was 
travelling smoothly two _ fur- 
longs out, but was quickly 
overhauled by Millracer, who 
scored te a length. 


The new suauht six-furipng 
course was used roc t 



BATH 


Going: firm 

Draw: low numbers best 


SO KENNETH ROBERTSON HANDICAP (3-Y-O: 
£3,225: im 5f 12yd) (5) 

— } A Stewart 87 


2 JO QAKH1LL SELLING STAKES {£994: Im 8yd) (14 
runners) 

0000 TMEWASTCR (8) DTudor 480- 


S 58 

g 404 SfflSDjrra*7-1Z 


P Cook 5 
jMrtftiM* 


BWb87— sw^wai 

[ 84 J WteMl 

j Dim (7)3 


3 080 EAST STREET wG Tunwr 4-87 

4 wmeGWG Turner 4-8-7 



Zauban 


VJSoM mmL 7-2 Mg. 114! Matte Ka.81 


6 0000 AHGKS VDGD R Holoar *-84_ 

7 860 SARAVANTALHtft 4-8-4 

8 8 sa.VERMERE GOLF DVWntte 4-84 CMcNbriwS 

90003- XVLOPHOHE D Merits 484. p Cook 7 

11 1D00 TAKE A BREAK (80) D LOng 87-13 _ SVMMwttfi 


3J0 TYSOE STAKES (2-Y-O: £1 A33: 5f)(4) 

j* binlMin R.11 ■■ ■ 


AIIYOWCtteteWWI 


81 1. 


12 2212 HATOfre-.* 

13 3 HOHflCTKJHK 


84. 


84. 


Jotettonl 
JMeWnS 
JH Brown (5) 4 

.SWAHtftS 
81 


13 208 DB.BOYOJonny87-11- 


15 4004 TABACOSD BVNWfa 3-7-11 J 
1 1B0PB2 TAKE THEBWWIT TOR SM 
19 -000 HAWWAH HEED P Tucker 3-7-1 


G Dickie 3 


7-11. 


.. . . S Ch4dm (7) 13 

22 800 METAL- WOODS RULECJVUBW 87-6- DHcKsy 12 
2* -TOO TBtSB. ROSE D Tucker 87-8 —11 


134 84 NonJWton. 81 Nrfon 1 * Song 

Y-O: £1 ^84: im 31 15ted)(9) 


84 


DM Boy^l^fraMcoa, 181 other. 


3-4 Taka A Break. 81 Taka The Biscuit, 81 




Bath selections 


2.0 Take the 


By Mandarin 
BiscuiL 2.30 Fire 


Rocket. 3.0 


I? «S 

?I oS^Si SSiWfe*-- 
8 000 


Aktino. 3.30 Ar^w. 4.0 Lady Bishop. 4 JO Tez 


Shikari. 5.0 Usef 

By Our Newmarket Correspondent 
2.30 Tropico. 3.0 AMino. 4.0 What A Party. 


,B Prater 2 

jras? 

SCHUefriS 

Vnady B***i>. 9-* wwap* 1 ?; ISSfi 0- *®"*. 84 
Reiattvety Easy, 181 Ptum Bossy. i4-1 Others. • 

4^ WESTON MAIDEN AUCTION STAKES (2-Y-O: 

E1.180: 51 167yd) (5) 

COMOUWA DAWMRHoJdarM 


PCoakrl 


a 4222 rsTaSSw L « 

5 -* aaaiBSSg^'g^^^i. 

8 HBfiABIflfeCNW»*nia84-_GflrlWtewyW5 


2J0 LEVY BOARD APPRENTICE HANDICAP (3-Y- 
aE1JX)5:lm2f50yd)(8) 

5 
1 4 


8 -300 ARTISnC CHAMPION MRp»87. 
8 0042 FRE ROCKET POote 95 


I 9 080 LYMA EVA R Hannon UBMi 
11 OHO CamUOSPmESBCSrTGta&y^A 
13 0000 BET0UVBtDSs«ttrfh93M^H 


15 0042 THOPtCOPHHlam 812 


15 0000 AUNT ETTY J faanconw 6-9. 

17 000 SOME GUESrr(B)J Roberts 81 



7-4 Groy Wott Tlgor. 81 TazSWkari.3-1 Remain Fte%-l8t 

Sappterina 281 Oarmermara Dawn. 

5J) JULY HANDICAP (3-Y-O: EW19: 5f 1 67yd) g ) 

l Vi 

l ooS ■ wastes I^S T M M cCornac*81 1 - 


13-8 fare Rockot, 5-2 Tropico. 4-1 Centrab{teas Best, 11-2 
Lydte Eva. 18l Arttetic Champion, 13-l other. 


^; MMg Conwdc81 1 . MJ 

. -3 as 

Kharriana. 134 UseM. .81 Webateis Feast. 8T 
Ciiance. 181 MWw March. ' 


,5^ 


BEVERLEY 


Going; firm 


a^WBBP^ail 


54-11 MBMi< 
M Wood 3 


Draw: high numbers best 
2.15 LAm G 


GATE SELLING STAKES (2-Y-O: £929: 
7f 100yd) (13 runners) 

1 0331 ROYAL TREATY N THdftrM DNctnleS 

4 0 HIGH CAKE RWOodhOuse 811 AShoteta(ai3 

5 00 HGtOANDOUnAMBHoamlmdO-ll RAdanamS 

6 000 MXIAn>MWE3SU>tw8U MHndteyfflZ 

7 00 PETRUS SEVamr (» P Hasten 811 QFnndilO 

6 0 PWLSPWDEC Gray 811 — 6 

9 3000 FHEVOFFB flMHE aslirty 8B MBfichS 

10 0 MAOANELAFHT7E JEtherington84 MWoodl 

13 000 MSSSHBIBR00KE(B)MBtetiy84 S Monte 11 

IS 40 PALACE ®m£R A SlSh 00 S WotaterS 

IB 03 SKBtNE HOCKET H Jones 64 LCtmock12 

17 00 SUPER GAJteLSlTFakfturit 88 — JC*jtan07 

10 ' 0 yKTOWASTAR Urs G Ravetey 88 . UUndbte* (5)4 


17 084 OO FLUUB3Q A Jawm 

19 0»- jpUAPA D E Indsa 5-8-2 — 

20 4303 HARBOUR BAZAAR (B) MOwanan 644. 

21 484- RED COUHTBt H Jom* 544. 


154 Royal Treaty. 81. Rrev 0(1. 82 Shame Rocfcat 7-1 
Patera Ruter, 181 mvs Seventy. 12-1 1 


otriens. 


I Highland Cpataln. 14rt 


84 Fbur Star Thrust 7-2 A&e ' «*»*!*,£* 
Summer. 81 Hartwur Bazaar. Mreehrta. 18* Ramilo, 1g4 Op 
Gtomingo, 181 others. 

4.15 EAST HIDING YEOMANRY CHALLENGE 
TROPHY (Amateurs: El ,484: Im 41) (1 5) 

3 4001 RlBHhodRH Peacock 812-2 ■ Canjte W faMrarl 1 (H4 
6 813 

■ 7 

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Xi -204 ,A«ffiSRH0fc8l«*f 5-1*4. 


Beverley selections 

By Mandarin 

2.15 Skeroe Rocket 2,45 Felipe Toro. 3.15 
Thresh It Oul 3.45 Height of Summer. 4.15 Al 
Shamikh. 4.45 Blow The Whistle. 5.15 The 
Gown. 

By Our Newmarket Correspondent 
215 Petrus Seventy. 3.15 Thresh It Out. 4.15 Al 
Shamikh. 4.45 Blow The Whistle. 


13 

17 

18 
22 
23 


0 ELGBOOH S Norton 8114. 


81M1TRagteaU2 
HUNMItl 

Aphorism 



24 

25 


■aaaaafflEsafo-.. 

04 UERN1SH LADY B McMahon 8114 EHdtetenl 
8 CA«A^%0REA«RW^ ms ^_ 

KATYOUCK M NautMn'8114 JOteUfiT Mwffl 11 

^™ B ^81« S tepitei.«teter*f 

.. 4 SOPHBmCATKJNG Moore 8114-^. CEwoeW« 

■ «• 

82 Dual Vanture, 81 Al SWonteh. 81 RMraotA 82 
Arqoa, 81 Sophistication. 181 Lucky Lena. 33-1 others. 


26 


245 MARKSMAN LAGER HANDICAP (3-Y-O: 
£2,649:59(7) '• 

ram HO BEA TWO HARTS U UcComm* 87 R~W« iteag 
2 2311 F m8 ^T0fm(B)mNHE« ^_8^(^ MBIlcM 
32031 

4 -240 RESTLSS RHAPSODY pqp)KBraOTj^^^^^ 

9 0230 PENDOR DANCER Khrory 83 AShoutoW* 

12 -440 UBBTTON BRAE J Banal 7-13~- LOtetnocItl 

17 0000 RUtMING RAINBOW M Britain 7-7 —5 

81 Goklan GtMer. 10830 Fefipe Toro, 4-1 Restless 


445 WOOD LANE 

■£1^94:50412) 


MAIDBi STAKES (3-Y-O: 




2 380 J a tePr a aBStETA— W 

5 032 MUSIC REVffiWIWW.Jarvte M 

6 0060 PB1S CLOSE MWEMMTOy 331 

7 000 PETBtCORE JRedtwn80 — te 
I 8 203 HOWBt ROW M H Eastertiy 9-0| 



11 2000 THE STRAY HULUETT (8) B McMahon 


0 ARRAS STYLE A Sndh 811. 


Pflttoe Toro. 

81 Psndor bancor. 81 Ltoerton Brae, 12-1 No 


Rhapsody. 81 Psndor Dancer. 81 l 
Beating Harts. 33-1 Running Rainbow. 

3.15 THE HILLERS MLE (£3,712: Im 100yd) (9) 


18 ~ «aXEOFB«MPKrFDUT811 

18 0 FOUNDRY FLYS! A Baler 81 

20 043 MPBUAL SUNRISE M 


■aswetetaii 


23 4408 MAYBE JAYfC A W Jons 811 



PBtDonSali|6 


2 000 MONlEHASO M Chapman 433 — .CDytter a 

3 008 PHEtSUNM McCormack 4-93 .RWente ewfi 

. 4 RIGTONtADR Wtteateir433 — -- K Bite W^e (5) 1 

' 5 -400 SIGNORE OOOftC M HEastertw 433—. KHodgaan2. 

j.6 .00 EOSAH^frBdOtttmUOO — S 


-14 003 GLORY TIME WCWatD 333 
. ;• ;:A TQWTS.POffYM Hetty 385 


DRkhaReZ 
■ HM BlrchB 


Review. 81 Jimmy's Secret 
Raw, 281 others. 

£15 WESTWOOD HANDICAP (£131 6." 2m) (ft ; 


egmm<3)6;: 

SHfante4 


,'«ThTeahtt Out- 81-Hot Mqrwnai 81 Signore li-' 

1 Morrtefiaso. 20-1 purtePokejr, 33-1 ODwro.- - -V - - 


3.45 SWANLAND HANDICAP (£1,551: 1m'4f>(t1) 



a wf EASY 
13.0000 WELSH 
14. ‘ 000 UNEOUT 


4 0202 POUR STAR TIMUSTCTRWIltetar^^^^^^^ 


3*12. 

15 0000 FAR TO QOWCChapmWi 47-11. 


5 4000 MRS CHRIS MNaitfm 484 MWir9 


188 lh*rdowri.'81 Sound DiRueloo, 4-1 Easy Win, 11-2 
WatterThe'Gre«.8TQuadr«lon,12-1 otfwra. *' 


NOTTINGHAM 


Going: firm 

Draw: 51-61, high nunbere best 

6.15 LADBROKES GIVE YOU MORE HANDICAP 
(£1,654: im 50yt0 (16 runners) 

' 2 D/3Q BtfSTB) FLAVOUR W.Jarate887; ;R Cochrane 9 

-3 1-00 ■ MAShHUR (C3) PWMwyo 332. 

4 tKX VAUUCHl 


3 08 COLOUH-ELD (B) K 

5 300 MOSTANGO (B) A Ride 93. 

6 0 MUNKAF (USA) M Stoute S3. 

7 4000 CEROCJ Bethel 812 

8 EXPBTTWnNESSB Morgan 83 

9 -204 OBBOOSH (B) MPreSCOO 9-7 — 
10 000 PLAOOAniNCESS PMatei83. 



GDofllaMS 
T Qukvi 4 


82 Beau Dim, 11-4 GttjwWi. 81 Murtat, 11-2 Blaclc 
Diamond. 8-I Cerod, 12-1 Stack fijwoorxL 81- CORK 12-1 
Ptedda Princess, 204 otfwrSs - 


ll?HoiSwhefld43-l. 
5 -000 SWGMGBDVAHUB533- 
. 7 0000 SANDB0URNEJSpe«*e43-11. 
8 320 NlEOMETBUBf 
10 /«X) MUSICAL SHADOW (B) M H I 


17 0002 KAMARESSM Brittain 484 

18 -127 SAHARA SHADOW OCTurter 484 


)WRS«iWbBmi6 

KOsrteyB 

U 


7AS GEDUNG STAKES (2-Y-O: £1 ,867: 6f) (5) 

1 041 <MEBrSHERRMGfp)W terete 88 Tiucasl 

6 0024 FDllHWAiX Mm N Macauley 811—w— W WteOm 2 

7 0 FRENCH KWGW Brooks 811 JBmmt 

9 32 GREY TAN T Barron 811 C Drear 4 

: — -M Roberts 5 


10 


0 MUGHTANIM A Stewart 811. 


19 008 DECOY B8XE Mrs N Macffidey 433 

22 4402 RAFFIA RUN J Dunlop 381 

23 8*3 EXPLETIVE (TOM 

29 013 MEBOOLL'S GWL M Ryan 87-10— G Ba nteafi 
31 OtHS JOJOKHEWD Chapman 873 SPGritttha 


2-1 Rjuranrik, 82 Groan's Herring, 10830 Grey Tan, 81. 
Mu^ttartm, 10-1 French King. 


32 320 THE GOLF SLHJEB McMahon 4-7-7- 

33 300 HlttTOirS HOPE (B)T Taytor 87-7_ 


AMackay 15 
10 


82 Mteometer, 10030 Sahara Shadow. 82 Mashhur. 132 
Raffia Run, 181 Singing Boy, Busted Ravour, 181 Vatach. 18 
1 others. 


8.15 ARNOLD HANDICAP (3-Y-a 22JQ21: 6t)(16) 

3 0301 BOLD SEAR0VER |D)MH Eaaartqr 87 MBhchl 

5 304 AITCHANOOUBLEYOU K>3) T Barron 85_ T Outer 8 

7 310 BLUE HORIZON (Q) Wf Jarvis 9-4 .R0odnoe2 

8 0403 ALKAATED H Thomson Jones M A Atom* 13 

.aMfiMT 


10 312 SOFTLY SPOKEN P 


Nottingham selections 

By Mandarin 

5.T5 Masbfror. 6.45 Nilambar. 7.15 Gibberish. 

7.45 Green’s HeniD8 .8.15 Sporting Sovereign; . 

8.45 Enigma. 

By Our Newmarket Correspondent 


11 0100 LHtAVOS^W Brooks'll . 


12 8®) DOUBLE 

13 0422 SPORTING 


81. 


A Jarw 9-0. 


biSffil 


6.15 Busied Flavour. 6.45 Waajib. 7.15 Gibber- 
ish. 7.45 Green's Herring. 8. 15 Sporting Soverign. 


8.45 Angels Are Blue. 


(NZ)M Jjrate 93 

- . . nruftanll 

14 231 CAS8AH GIRL MStmly 8-13 TtMtenall 

-IB 800 GREG0RMNCHANK^WMwy»8l2 NHlWalfi 

-18 300 O10RA1. PARK WWnerton 812 HCmmS 

28 003 MAN M TME MOON P FteUan 3^7 GUSeS 

23 0004 WWDiWSPATHaj) fl KoAnsheaU 8-2— ——l— 18 

24 0000 ATHLETES WKKJ Spflteim 81 ___L. M Roberta 12 

26 3403 MYDgYAfB) B MciSwn 7-11 AMackay 9 

27 304 ALUSTBWkAHSFrnJ3(0)BNtkm7OJiAdmm7 

^ 3-1 Artchandoifaleyou. 7-2 Bold Sea Rover, AhcMmad r 81 
aUeMoraon, 81 Sporting Sovereign. 181 Cufcah Ofi. 12-1 
otnar. - .- 


645 NOTTINGHAM EVENING POST STAKES (3- 
Y-O: £1 ,951 :1m 50yd) (10) 

1 3222 PASTICCIO MJanrtS 89 SCsutbefl4 

3 020 BEAU SHER B Hanhuni 93 MHfibG 

5 -303 BRfGKT AS WGffT (U&U M flyan 83__ R Coohraac 3 
9 232 MILAteBARR Johnson ftouQhton 93- W R SwkawniS 

10 03 NORTH OCEAN (USA) L Omani !W— R Guest 1 

12 43 RESCUE PACKAGE G Lewis 93. 

14 USFAN (USA) J Dunlop 93 

15 IO- WAAJIB A Stewart 93 — . . 

16 W&JUE THE MOON (USA) A Stewart 98- M Banner 9 
iArbuttmoi811 


8.45 SHERWOOD MAIDEN STAKES (3tY- 0: £959: 
5f)(14) 

2 6 C0LEBArffl)MniNMecteter93 w Wharton 4 

3 030 EVra SO SHARP J P Sntah I Jetenww? 


G Sexton 2 

TOufanS 


SHAYlfUSA) A 
AKENTLADT 


Stewart 80. 


□ Thom 811. 


TOatenl 
— 14 


023 ANGELS AR E_ BLUE (BF )M Ryan 811 ^«CBcte»e 6 
9 -400 ASTARTE G Pritcfand-Gordon 811 


, M Roberta 10 


20 003 fiHSS AflONOi 


KOariay 7 


81 Pastkxio. 7-2 Ntembw. 82 North Ocean. 81 Bright As 
' Night, 81 Beau Sher; Wamfb. 181 Oaten, 12-1 other. 

7.15 JIM GOLD CLAIMING STAKES 
El ,329:1m Zf) (9) 


10 300 BATH J Toner 811 

11 043 ENIGMA (BF) Bffite 811 

12 008 BlAffl)LPfaG08811 

14 0000 HOBOUWEaKATIE R HoSnEtaed811 


GOefteMT 

scnfaMO 

MHMa13 


(3-Y-O: 


1 0000 BEAU DHEIFR1J Jenkins 

2 0300 BLACK DIAMOND (B) A Ja 


80.. 


. RCocfnneS 


A Jarvis 80— D McteNte 2 


16 0300 LffT RIGHT (B) Mrs N Macxtey 811 

17 030 «B8SSEMJBYABMdta811^J— !' 

18 .083 PttlJOWNGC NNson 811 

IS 00 REPORT 'EM (USA) MJarws811 W Woods (3) 10 

. Sgntena. 41-v Angela Are Blue. 82 Bath. 81 AsteHte. 81 
Laft FUgfit. 10-1 Shayi. f2-i Report 'em. 181 otnera.. 



Sandown results ij^ETSJiSCffK’lSTg 


Going: good to fain 


^2jl ^SQI .MOON IHKQO (O BnW..33- 


.. . i Danes (B Thomson, 281k 3, 
Sea Dara (J Matthias. 1l3 fav>. ALSO 
: Shots 


C Brittain al Newmarket Tote: £88.00; 
£7.70. £3.10. £1.1 a Ofa £S(M80. CSF: 
E398/M. Imki 0323&ec. 


Goaditaw Hal (M HBls. 5-2 tav). also. 3. 

RAN: 4 Fkmmoxmo. 13-2 Cost Ptato- ran; 7^ *W 

nates, 8 Mr Moss (50^20 Patriotic 

25 Burn! Heights. 

8L a. R Harmon 

£430: £1.30. £3.4a 

CSF: £2721 2min &9.73sec. 

Piaeeooe £1585. 


4.15 (60 1. SHARPHAVEN 
2): 2. Cream And Groan (J " ‘ 


?S5B18MIS BBNSU 
S a®S?WM3S 


tar {S Cauitten. 81> A 
v miry Hunt (6th). 41-4 1 


.7- 

ALSO 
41-4 Miss 



WartW. Tote: £340: £180, 

£650. Dfa £8730. CSF: EB7J2. -Irate 
1&7%ec.Notfd. 


Musical 


the first time 

for the John Bames Maiden 
Stakes, which produced a 
convincing winner in 
Summeihill Streak. The 5-2 on 
favourite Geltser was beaten 
into fourth place, six lengths 
behind the Newmarket coll. 

Alan Mackay sent 
Summerhill Streak to the front 
two and a half furlongs from 
home, and foe EncJWu; 
trained colt never looked like 
being caught- He strode home 
two lengths ahead of Antinous. 
who was three lengths in front of 
Wichita Springs, . 

The former trainer Aunoi 
Sinclair, who spent the majority 
of her 30 years in foe profession 
at Lewes, now managers the 
Summerhill Stud al Rye for 
Frank Sanderson- She said. 
“Summerhill Streak pulled a 
muscle practising in starting 
stalls at home, which delayed 
his debut. 


Haydock Park 

Going: fain 


US (51)1. 


tadan (L Ctemoek. 25-11 


Wak. 


Whisper. French 
2W.3.S 


OtQg.ffi rt'L , 
Anonda on. SO Emmas 
Phtt.\ady 


j«LLWuam_(T i«». 


Me n rt n iM Madam 8 

ALSO RAN: 3 (Wav Ntccota Poto. * 
SpBcwrokar 8oy.fi Vonez Trador. Ram- 


281): 2. Sariza (S Cauthen. 188 Jaifa 3. t*ng Fhvor ffith). 12 Show Hoote E5thV 8 
.... Raj£ a ran. 7L *h fid. a. 2l 3L B McMahon 


Ctaota (R Guest. 81). ALSO 


.2KL3.4L _ 

Tow £330. £1.60. £1 
£330. CSF: £4 37. Inter XSOsec. 


ArtfuL 10 ran. 
atl 


_ . . ..HI, 10 Davenuna t* .. 
Famtee Rosa. 20 Hooked Bid. 

Danesreoor. 33 Aspsrt, Atantrc 1 


ttt 

9. tmm 


PROMSeS (SLE^Paul 


15 (Im 20 1. 

182& 2. Al-Yabir (M HJls, f4-1Jr. 
BM (8 Thomson. 12-1). ALSO 


Emandpatad Lady, Ptefc 
‘ “ u- 11. Kl.nk.5L 


Tote £1330: £230. £1.60. 
£4^0. DF: £3730- CSF: £S335„ 1 min 
01.03 sec. 

Placepofc £9*35 


RAN: a fav Oatgachyr (Sdi). 4 KaBcour, 7 
Effigy. 10 Rana Pratan twn. 14 Try To 
Stop Mo, 25 A* FterSS faSfir. OmybQ 
(6th). n ran. sh hd, )H, %L hd, 4L La» 
Hemes at Ufflehampion- Yota 9 8.70 : 
£130. £2.90. E23G DF: £8630. CSF: 
£92.78. Tricast £1.11636- 2min 05 J7sac. 


16 ran.- 11. Kl.nk.5L II. M Jarvis 1 

„ Tote: £40.40: £830. £130. 

£230. OF; £3930. CSF: £6279. Intel 
3039sec. 


2AS (fin 1. SUMMERHLL STREAK (A 


• A punter walked into a 
Ladbrokes betting office in 
Middleton. Manchester,* yes- 


840 

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RAN: 18! 
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terday. and invesied £3.96 on 3 
3p ^uper Heinz* bet. and won 
£120.694.89 from six winners: 






EMte at Newraarfaat Tote £6.00; £13d 
0.701 £530. DF: £21.60. CSF: £4934. 
1mm iS30sac. 


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THE TIMES SATURDAY JULY 5 1986 



SPORT 


2Y 



CRICKET: KENT CUT LOOSE BEFORE THEY ARE CUT SHORT 


leads challenge 
with the second 



career 


l. 


? 


y^®S7OT£> Kent ( 5 pJS \ 
dr&with Somerset ( 6 ). 1 

. ¥^ n ^- Triac ^ e 3 positive at- 

JS?i;?«S ach a 

teiget. of 367 yesterday after 
Somereei declared overnight 
but lhey; finished 43 runs 
short. Simon Hinks led the 
way with 103 on a day when 
tb? : \absence of bumidiiy 
n«ani l«s help for bowlere 
ttefl earlier in the match 
Somerset took three wickets in 
thet closing stages to check 

Kcnrs momentum. 

Oimks and Tavart gave no 
chanefes-as they put Qn 165 in 
54 Overs, a partnership which 
provided the springboard for 
Kents challenge. Asleti was 
beaten by Garner's pace but 
the second- wicket pair gath- 
ered . runs' with growing 
certainly. " 

.They were never able to cut 
loose with abandonment but 
every now and again a neces- 
sary' spur was applied as the 


By Richard Stree ton 

a ftern oon wore on. Each hit 
Marks fora six: Tavare jump- 
ing out and sending the ball 
high over long on; Hinks. with 
less ostentation, sent it lower 

and straighten 

Tavart. who batted through 
three hours, edged a catch to 
the wicketkeeper as he tried to 
square cut against Dredge. He 
always kept pace with his 
partner and excelled, particu- 
larly. with drives in the arc 
between extra cover, and raid- 
wicket 

Hinks was 95 when he gave 
his only chance. Rose at short 
mid-wicket dropping a fierce 
pull against Maries. ' Hinks 
went on to reach the second 
century of his career in the 
seventieth over, the last before 
tea. He hit a six and 14 fours 
but shortly after the interval 
he. too. was caught behind. 

Taylor and Chris Cowdrey 
gradually settled in and Kent's 
target had shrunk to 103 when 


Batting practice delays 
N Zealanders’ victory 


the last 20 overs began and 
Gamer returned to slow the 
ran rate. Taylor “worked” 
most of his runs to the leg side 
and Cowdrey began to hit with 
increasing power. 

Somerset, though, took con- 
trol when three wickets fell in 
rapid succession. Taylor gave 
Gard his third catch with 1 1 
overs left and 64 required. 
Two overs later Graham 
Cowdrey was run-out. 

Chris Cowdrey turned a ball 
from Gamer to backward 
square leg, where Harden 
swooped and returned to the 
bowler’s end with a perfect 
throw. His brother frantically 
tried to get back but lay 
sprawling, still a yard short 
when the wicket was broken. 

Marsh pulled a catch to 
shon mid-wicket with seven 
overs left and Kent switched 
to defence and ihe match was 
given up seven balls from the 
end. 


By ho Tennant 


Cambridge 
in double 


CHELMSFORD: Hew Zealand- 
ers peat Essex bv six wickets. 
rThe New Zealanders made 
heavy work of achieving their 


first victory over county oppo- 
Stion_on this tour. Evan Gray, 


Then, off the first balls of three 
successive overs. Gray had East 
taken at first slip, Topley 
stumped and Turner caught 
behind. 


quick time 


By Alan Gibson 


then- 31 -year-old left-arm spin- 
ner took for seven for 6 1 but the 
Essex tail again proved resilient. 


However, as in the first 
innings, the Essex tail proved 
obdurate. Ian Font, the arche- 


The touring team, needing 162 • W* 1 beefy gictoei^ made the 
to win. changed their batting *** score of h,s bnef aner ' 43 ’ 


order to gain practice and 
consequently reached their tar- 
get with only five overs to spare. 

.Gray .came to England on the 
1983 tour and played in two of 
the Tests, without conspicuous 
Success. He bowls like an old pro 
in the nets with his gentle run. 


and Childs equalled his best, 34. 
Each batted as conventionally as 
their limitations would allow. 


J u$t as their stand was assum- 
ing embarrassing proportions 
for the New Zealanders, both 
were out at 207 and the innings 
dosed. Pont was caught off bat 


easy action and, plenty of loop. . and boot and Childs succumbed 
■At one stage he had six for 22, to the. return of Barren. There 
figures which were spoilt slightly , have been sevferal personal best 
by a ,ninitr wicket partnership of achievements in this match, but 


79 between Ian Pom and Childs. 

BracewelL, who will be first 
choice spinner when the Tests 
get underway, found less turn 
than Gray yesterday. He took 
one wjckeu that of Keith Pont, 
-the first to fail in the morning. 


Gray's feat was not quite among 
them. 


Victory would have been 
achieved sooner bad not the 
New Zealanders understandably 
shuffled their batsmen. 


Getting promoted 


Hampshire have drafted in 
Topy Middlexos and Richard. 
Sant,- their .second XI batsmen, 
for today's championship match J 
'ag^KSf’Sore.erset.at, Taunton to 
cover tfift absence or t^ejdttee 
: key 'playcirsiGbraon ■ Greertfdge' 
. has a broken roe, Cbrisr Smith,; 
and Rajesh Mafu, spnt bqwler. 

. fbn?k« fraseraXara all jikety to 
be out for ai least three weeks. 
Scott aged 23 L«.left- handed 
'batsman from Bournemouth, 


wtlf lake a late test just before 
the start. - 


Notts unchanged 


: has yet to make his debut while 
Middleton ~ 


; Nottinghamshire name an 
.'.unchanged team for their match - 
against Worcestershire ®: New 
today-Thi$ means that 
' Tiro Robinson, who injured the . 
iiitle finger of bis (eft hand in a 
- John Player game at Leicester 
las! Sunday, is still unavailable, 
although he hopes to 'be fit for 
Wednesday’s ,NaiWest trophy 
second round match against 


has made only one 

; previous first team appearance 
two years ago. 


Larkins out 


Northamptonshire will be 
without Wayne Larkins, 4heir 
opening batsman, for their 
chatppionsBtp imaich agamst 
Surrey starting at the Oval 
T today. Larkins was forced to 
; puH out of the England squad 
- 'for the third Test against India 
■v* .after breaking his right thumb 

against Sussex al Hastings on 
Tuesday. His place will be taken 
by either Geoff Cook, 
thechptain,.- who missed the 
. match at Hastings with back 
j injury, or Alastair Storey. Cook 


Kent. 

Lucky five 

Sussex will field five un- 
capped players in the three day 
match against thr New Zealand- 
ers starang today. Chris Mays, 
aged 20.ihe off-spin ‘bowler 
makes his home first class debut 
and Adrian Jones, the fost 
bowler, returns after a foot 
injury to lead the attack with 
Imran Khan. After . Chris 
Waller’s departure to Surrey and 
John Barclay's enforced retire- 
ment with finger trouble, the 
Sussex spin department has 
been seriously weakened- Their 
only other spinners available are 
Andrew Bredin (left arm) and 
David Standing (off spin). 


pitch played easily, 
done all through the match. 
Thorne reached his hundred just 
after lea. with the toial at 263 for 
seven. The eighth wicket fell at 
267' and Oxford were now 104 
ahead. The ninth fell at the same 
score. .The- last wicket fell one 
run later. This left Cambridge 
106 to win with 40 minutes to 
get thorn- This was not qurte 
impossible, just over six an 
over, and Bail and Lea went in 
and started knocking them off. 

Bail was caught at mid-wicket 
at 12. but Lea and Fell, a 
pleasing pastoral combination, 
brought the fifty up in the eighth 
over. Then Lea was bowled, and 
Fell caught at mid-wicket, mak- 
ing rather a hash of it in the 
stress of the moment. The 
fourth went down at 68. With 
three overs left, 30 were needed. 

Oxford did noi bowl or field 
particularly well at this stage. In 
the last two ovets there were two 
no-balls and one wide. Cam- 


bridge kept going for the runs 
n from 


and won 
day. 


the last ball of (he 


SCHOOLS CRICKET 
Baltic* Cotom, Oxford 2t5 tor abc dee. 
•Goto on'a 218 krona (A PSfinar 101 not 
oul, M Ward 100 not out). 

Major lot Raid's X 158. -Prior Park 11 
(WM). 

■ denotes home mam. 


YESTERDAY'S SCOREBOARDS 


1. Middlesex v Surrey 

l- ■ AT UXBRIDGE ^ 

■' Surrey f2ftxs) tXterfc&ktosWf (7) by 137 

^'ranSii ■' 


Kent v Somerset 


SURREY: Fir* tertngs 288 flj JW tig 
T 102. K -T Modtyeott m: OmW 4 for 


Second Juntos 

• AR BatehwcButefwrb Cowans 2 

■ NJRflkTBsr.cfXMmfonbOwtoJ 

. AJSW»^cOowrr«nt>Danto 144 

ii a i itou h Pnumnq — — ^ ^ 


WA Lynch few b Otm 

.jR4SSSJJaS«ar=J2 

Gscsmon notour - 


• -AT MAIDSTONE 

'SSSBSSSW-whw- 

SSi'iffiffSSfi?* swt 

SiPh'C^ ifcSwSay Underwood 

17-4-802. 

KENT: Fkatlnnings 155 (N R Taylor 50; J 

Gamer 4 tor 56) - 

Second innings 

D G Astetr tew 0 Gamer .13 

SGHWcscGardbTaytor 103 


Derbyshire ? Worcs 

AT DERBY 

Ovbyshto.tSpB) drew wffh Mfarcastor- 
store 

OEHBYSMflfc war Inr^gs 280 (G Mftar 
65. a E Warner 57 not out P J Newport 6 
tor'48) . 

Second tarings 

•K J Barnett b IKngworth 62 

I J Anderson c Hot b tttngworth 20 

A HiHcHlefcb Newport 59 


M A Feitham not out 


n rOlUMvrr «iv» WVI 

Boas (b 2.1b 11. nb nr 
..Total 16 wktsdeo) 


16 

6 


24 


.353 


C J Taw* c Sard b Dredge 80 

N R Taytor e Gard b Dredge 60 

•CS Cowdrey not out 43 

GR Cowdrey run out 


JC Marpies cCurta bfflngworth 0 


E Morris c Curtis bWtagworm 
b Pndgeon 


B Roberts C Rhodes b 
G MSer b Newport 


I oral IQ wnus uouj - — • ■ — 

FALL OF WICKETS: 1-8, 2-8. 3-131. *■ 
259, 5-279. 6-337. . 

■- -BOWLING: 

.3-64-2: Hugnes 15-1-81-0: Tufnell 25*- 
- -81-2; Carr 1 1-2-30-0. 


tS A Marsh c Marks b Oredge 
C Penn not out . 


Extras fb 5. *J 8, nb 1) 
Total (6 wtts) 


i 

2 

- 14 


M JewvJacrajes not out 
M A Holding c Rr * 


_. 54 
-- 16 
10 

- 21 

b Newport 5 


.324 


A £ Wamerc McEwan b lOfngworth - 52 

Extras (b 8. to 5. w 2) 15 

Total f9 wtas deo) 314 




0 L Underwood, T M Alderman and A P 

(ggtosden dd not tat 


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f Butcher 171: K T 

Second tanmgs . 

A J T Mltor b J* 

W N Stock c Lynchh Bfcww 
M A Rosoberryjt R^tods b Pococfc 5ff 

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s P Hugnes b 

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^ P C R Tufnril cButttW b PococK fl 

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FALL OF WICKETS: 1-18. 2-183. 3-225.4- 
302. 5-304. 6-31Z 

BOWUNG: Gamy 2fr4ffl-1: Taytor 2M- 
88-1: Atktwon 4 -tMM.Drwto20-1^1- 
3- Richards 7-4-7-0: Marks &L5S-B7 -Or 

Harden 4-08-0. ' ' 

Umpires: J BWcenshaw and O G L Evans. 


FALL OF WICKETS: 1-60. 2-98. 3-98. 4- 
166, 5-195. 6-219. 7-232. 8-245, 9-314. 
BOWUNG: Pddgaon 24-5-61-1; MeEwan 
14-2-51-0: Weston 4-1-13-0: Newport 28- 
5-106-3: ntogwcrti 44-22-64-5: Patti 8-0- 
M. 

WORCESnERSWRBfirH tarings 349 fG 
A Hk* 94. P J Newport 68-:T S.&rtto 67: 

MAH ^sW 

T 5 Curtis not out 4 


D B D'OSveira not out . 


Glamorgan v Sussex 

atcardiff 


ExbBS (b 4. w 2, nb2) 
Total (no wfct) 


43 

_ a 


55 


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ToW 


10 


159 


Al i 

Matcft abandone d - rate. -Gtonwrgan 
403. Sussex S. 


BOWUNG: HotOng 5^44: Wkmer 7-0- 
400; jeervjacques 5-2-SO; Taylor 4-3-1- 


0. 


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MJKBwmcBnjtw»bSeon l0 4 

*D A Thome 3i 

CDMTooteybDwwt 5 

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403 . Sussex o. umpires: B Leadbeater md K J Lyon*. 

|^ l 75 f WsSS’^ 3 ' i " |AM Glows v Yorkshire 

■ — ■ — AT BRISTOL 

March abandoned- rah. Gtoueastors/tir* 
ft**- YortUitore 7. 


Secwid tarings 
A M Green to wbB^a^- — 
D K Starring towb Base — 
D A Reeve ret out — — 
PWG Parker not out 
Extras (tell — -- 


Second 



Spire* J A Jameson and R Jufiw. 


M Curran 61 ; P W Jerrts 4 tor i 
tarings 173 (C A Walsh 52). 

YORKSWR& First tarings 289 (K Sharp 
71. M D Mown 55; UwrBnce 5 fw 84). 
S eo mU Innings 

M 0 Mtsron c Lawrem* b WNsh 0 

AAMetctotebUmance — — 6 

P Camck not out 7. 

K Sharp not out ... 3 

Extras (nb 2) ... 2 


Notts v Warwicks 


AT TRENT BRIDGE 

Nottingtumhlr* tSpts) drew wrt h 

ivarw&shreffl - 

WARWICKSHIRE: RfWtanings «9 (Aart 

■Din 58; RJ Hadlee 6 lot 42) 

Second tarings 

t & Upyri n HadWO . __ - -■ — • — ™ 

£ PA.a^cBTMdditoJ* aj 


Total {2 w«^ - — 20 

FAU. OF WICKETS.' 1-9; 2-10. 

BOWUNG: Walsh ^5-1 -4-1; Lawr fence 2-- 
0-18-1- 

Umpires: K Wmer and D R Shepherd. 


Leics v Hampshire 


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D McMillan IbwbSwtey 


AT LEICESTER 
Lfivesterstm (70s) draw with Haim- 

not out}. 





11-HM: Lea. JnBlngs 

CAUBMJGE UNIVERSrty: Rrel 

380 tor 8 dec (PABaJl74) 

• - - - - SeCondta w, S s 7 

PACBaflcTcoteydThoroe ■ 

J pete* uwraSKRuwto^ - ie 

1ft BBSBS«s=rJ 

’ d wflw* "oi.wL — o 

A KGouktog ^ .14 

Extras (0 I. to 12. w 1) ^ 

S&&JM WH3-1: MMfe- 


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3 J Lortt C Rtoe b _ 
G c &neU not out - 
T a Munwn not out 
Extras (tt>8.w2) ~- 


L Potter c Parks b I 
R A Cobb c Parks b Connor. 


ifiot bet 


" 303 


•pwntoy tew b Marshall — 
j p Aqnew c Parks b Marshall . 

j Whitaker retired hurt — 

p Bowler tow b Cowtoy 


e>rau iNG - HAdte®- 25-7-44-3: Pick- iMj 

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P B CWt c R A Srrtta b Cornor 49 

p A JDeFrenasc Turner bTremtat. 66 
WKRBer^amincCpwlejrbNichotos 12 

IP Gil not out 4 

L B Taytor not out 0 


Extras fb 6, lb 7. w l, re 12)- 
Total (8 wkts dec) 


251 



FALL OF WICKETS: 1-4. M6. 3-16.4-41. 
5-124. 6-223- 7-246. 8-250. 

BOWUNG: Connor IB-2-45-2: Marshall 
21-4-53-3: James 4-1-17-0: CowtW 13-3- 

T - - ' '-■* •* *' 



Medlycott 

puts 

Middlesex 


Breezy: Edmonds takes a hearty stroke bnt is howled by 
Chetan Sfaarnu yesterday (Photograph: Chris Harris) 


LORD’S: Cambridge University 
bear Oxford University by five 
wickets 

It was an exciting finish to 
what had been, for the most 
pari, a dull match. A very good 
win. though, for Cambridge, and 
a disappointing performance by 
Oxford. 

Oxford had begun at 24 for 
one. with no more shining 
prospect before them than a 
long haul to try to save the 
match. The only man they could 
reasonably hope to sustain their 
effort was their captain. Thome, 
and this be did for a long time, 
despite some rather disparate 
batting at the other end. Thome 
was bom in Coventry in 1964. 
and resides at KebJe, which is 
reverting to its old tradition or 
muscular Christianity. 

The weather was grey, al- 
though still oppressive. The 


McMillan frustrates 


championship drive 


By Peter M arson 


A fine innings by Brian 


_ 3y l 
McMillan, who made 136. and a 


stands still gaped mightily. The 
sily, as tt has 


steadfast eighth wicket partner- 
ship of 59 runs in 26 overs, 
between Small and Munton, 
frustrated Nottinghamshire's 
drive to a fourth victory in the 
Britannic Assurance county 
championship match against 
Warwickshire al Trent Bridge, 
yesterday. 

McMillan had been 61 not 
out and Amiss, one not out. 
when Warwickshire began again 
at 111 for three, and still 211 
nms behind. Because of bad 
light there had been intermittent 
stoppages in play throughout the 
day. though judging from the 
way McMillan and Amiss 
played, only Nottinghamshire 
might have suffered 
inconvenience. 

At Grace- Road.- Leicester. 
Leicestershire occupied the 
crease until-4,30, when they then 
declared at 251 for eight against 
Hampshire. Cobb and Whitaker 
had taken guard in the morning 


at 30 for three, with Leicester- 
shire leading by 48. Cobb was 
soon gone, caught behind as be 
aimed to hook Connor, and in 
the fifth over. Whitaker felt 
obliged to retire having been hit 
on the hand by a ball bowled by 
Marshall. Later, an x-ray had 
shown Whitaker to have suf- 
fered a crack on theback of his 
left hand, and a hairline fracture 
of his right index finger. ' 


Hill and Morris had walked 
out in the morning at Derby, 
with Derbyshire 100 for three, 
and leading Worcestershire by 
1 1 runs. Both players displayed 
determination as they budded 
down to scoring the runs Barnett 
would need before declaring. 
Hill making 59. and Morris. 54. 
and. in a Jaie swing, Wamer.52. 
as Derby shire -made their chal- 
lenge at 31 4 for nine. Illingworth 
and Newport had. worked hard 
in bowling 72 of Mb'OVers. and' 
a'dfeciem share .ig eight oPnine 
-was a suitable reward- : ' 


Danish sting catches 
trophy and Bermuda 


By Mike Berry 


Al- 
lan From Nansen, won Den- 
mark third place in the ICC 
Trophy, and witji il. the Stuart 
Crystal Bowt, with a six-wicket 
victory over Bermuda at 
-Halesowen yesterday. 

Having dismissed Bermuda 
for 155, m 373 overs, Denmark 
were 17 for two before From 
Hansen, a tax official, who has 
found difficulty in a d a pting from 
matting wickets to grass, came 
good to hit 62 oat of i match 
winning 78, in boundaries. He 
faced only 57 balls, and aL 
though be finally fell edging a 
missed poll, victory was all hot 


in the bag and Jor$en MoriW 
completed it, by hitting the last 
ball on the 26th ever, 'from 
Stevie Lfghtboarue, for six. 

- Bermuda were put In and wenf 
off at a cracking pace, with 
Ricky Hill, a 27-year old who 
once had football trials in Scot- 
land, with Hibernian, playing 
stylishly off his legs. But 51 for 
naught became 75 for five and 
although Arnold Manders, the 
Bermuda skipper, hit 45 in a 
useful stand, with brother An- 
dre, the penetration of Soren 
Henri ksen (4 for 26) and Ole 
Mortensen (3 for 29), finally 
polished them oft 


in a spm 

-By Peter Bail 

UXBRIDGE: Surrey (23pts) 
beat' Middlesex (7) by 197 

runs. 

An astonishing collapse by 
Middlesex, who lost their last 
nine wickets in 90 minutes 
after tea to the spin attack of 
Pocock and Medlycott, 
brought Surrey their huge 
victory yesterday in unexpect- 
ed fashion. 

It was a triumph for Keith 
Medlycott, their young left 
arm spinner, who exploited 
thetum and uneven bounce to 
claim five wickets for the 
second time in the match, 
ending with the impressive 
figures of 10 . for 155, and 
vindication for Pat Pococfc, 
Who took the other four 
wickets to bring the -victory 
after his declaration setting 
Middlesex the unlikely target 
of 357 in 160 minutes, plus 20 
overs, had looked cautious in 
the extreme. 

It certainly seemed so at tea, 
when a stalemate at 5.30 
looked inevitable, Middlesex 
having reached an untroubled 
72 for the loss of Slack, whose 
current lack of form was again 
evident. The rot, however, set 
in a quarter of an hour 
afterwards as Milter padded 
up to Medlycott for the ball to 
spin back on to his stumps. : . 

ln : the next over -Butcher, 
the hero of the first innings, 
was bowled as he gave himself 
room to cut. The powerfully- 
built Roseberry, who had used 
his feet to drive the spinners 
forcefully for a straight six and 
nine fours in his first fim class 
SO. now ventured forward 
once too often, the impressive 
Richards giving him no op- 
portunity to regain his ground. 

Suddenly, as fieldsmen clus- 
tered around the bat and the 
spinners found bite and dis- 
concerting bounce as -well as 
turn, survival- looked an im- 
possible ambition. It Was be- 
yond Carr,' who groped 
forward • uncertainly to be 
taken off bat and pad, and 
when Downton fell in the 
same over, steering a ball 
which bounced to slip, five 
wickets had fallen in half an 
hour. 

Radley proved more resil- 
ient, and with Hughes also 
showing signs of : sticking 
around, thpy /saw. Middlesex 
into the final 20 overs Without 
further accident^lbeit: - wjtb 
-several alarms as the spinners 
found" edges, ytlb^ifieldSrs 
bopped around' eagerly and 
yells of “catch it” rent the air. 

The final 20 overs, however, 
proved their undoing. Pocock 
immediately made one turn 
and bite al Radley, who could 
only fend it to short leg. 
Hughes' resistance was ended 
one over later as. Medlycott 
caught him in two minds, and 
although Cowans dented the 
left arm bowler's figures wjth 
some hefty blows, he, Daniel 
and Tufoell conk) 'only delay 
what was by qow inevrtahle. 
India look no risks and made ho 
effort to hurry the pace on an 
easy wicket at Stanley Park. 
With two more days remaining, 
and England strong in batting* 
victory for either ride seems 


highly unlikely. 

At close of play 
declared at 426 for nir 


India had 
• nine. In reply 
England scored 43 without loss. 


HAMPSHIRE: First timings 295 tor 7 dec 
. {C L Snrnh 5a>. 

Second tanjngs 

■ VP Tony not out — Tt 

tfl J Parks not out u 

Extras (ft 4. b 1) 5 


Gallant ghost of a 
bygone summer 


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Total (to r no wrfet) . 


.756 


BOWUNG: Potter 14-9-94; Border 9-7-5- 
(k Benja^nta 10-7-3-0; Cobt>4-3-6-0. 
Umpires: J H Harris and C Cook. . 


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Frank Woolley played 64 
Hmes for England, a high figure 
for his time. (Hobbs, roughly his 
contemporary, played 61). 
Woolley's first Test was in 1909. 
This is the sad tale of his last, in 
1934. 

Woolley was less admired 
than adored. His attributes, 
especially in Kent, were consid- 
ered godlike. Ia a Cantons sen- 
tence, Cardns wrote: “There is 
ail summer in a stroke by 
Woolley.” His achievements 
were vast He scored almost 
59,000 runs, more than anyone 
except Hobbs, with 345 centu- 
ries; and took more than- 2^)00 
wickets. He -was- left-handed 
with both bat and balL - 


Best two innings 
of his life 


In Tests, it was true, he was 
not quite so dominant His 
Jashing grace did not take 

easily to the tuae-oolimited 

gam e which then ruled in 
Australia. He scored only two 
centuries against them over 
there, and m England none, 
though he had 95 and 93 in the 
Lord's Test of 1921, which he 
considered, the best, two in- 
nings of hisiife. • 

He had not played, nor, one 
imagines, been serionsly con- 
sidered, in the fust four Tests 
of 1934. Before the fifth 
Hendrea, who had been doing 
pretty well, was ifr/nred, and 
Woolley, in his 48tii year, was 
recalled (Hendreh was in his 
46th). He had been making 
runs for Kent and it was 
thought that his left-handed- 
ness would be an asset against 
the leg-spin of O'Reilly and 
GrimmetL Ley land, another 
left-hander, had been 
England's most successful 
batsman. ' 


Woolley’s return was grefet- 
. ed with surprise. England had 
made a successful recall of a 
veteran at the Oval with 
Rhodes, eight years before. In 
the first innings, going in after 
an opening partnership of 104, 
Woolley had only scored four 
when he nudged O'Reilly to 
short-leg. 

This was sad, but as Austra- 
lia had already scored 701 
(during which Woolley was 
■said to have dropped two very 
difficult catches), was hardly 
-critical to foe destiny of foe; 
- match. Worse was io -coa& 
-England were all out for 321. . 

• Since the robber stood at 
one-alL, foe match was to be 
played to a finish, and it was a 
reasonable decision for Ans- 
• tralia to bat again- Who was to 
keep wicket? A talk straight 
figure stepped forward to foe 
table and picked np the 
wicketkeeping gJores* Guards- 
man Frank was answering foe 
call of duty. 

England bad to bat again. 
When Woolley came - in, 
McCabe was bowling, having 
disposed of C F Walters. 
Card us wrote: “Woolley s sec- 
.ond- failure hi the match b roke 
the hearts of his adorers. Eirst 
of all he was nearly ruu .out. 
Then hedrove at McCabe *^h 
an energy quite unlike hinn he 
is never obviously violent at' 
lushest ^ The ball lifted a little, 
and Woolley's drive was trans- 
formed into a terribly weak 
catch to mid-off." 


The selectors had taken a 
risk, and lost A hallow’ir 
summer would have been a 
delight but none thought tfie 
worse of Woolley, even if it 
- was only his gallant ghost that 
they had been watching. 


GOLF 


WFG* LEADMO MONEY WHNER3 (08 VM 
Ktand 'ixtosx stated): . 1, M Thomson. 


£16835. 2. L MMfMMi (&w?,rts^a 3 K 
472: 4. G Stewart. 


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Redgrave puts 
on double act 


coasting home 


ByJimRailton 


The third day of Henley 
Royal Regatta Started with a 
lough race in the Ladies' 'Chal- 
lenge Cup Plate. Dublin's -Nep- 
tune Rowing Cub beat London 
University by half a length but 
not before the Irish crew had 
been pressured to within a 
canvas by the Mile. 

Neptune have another hard 
race on their hands today- when 
they meet part or the Irish 
establishment represented by 
Garda Siochana. . Garda,, just 
before noon, took out Princeton 
University's gallantlightweighis 
by a leh&h and‘threequartei5 
and are looking long ana mean. 

Two .hoots- earlier, - Thames 
Tradesmen, and MoJesey had 
been locked in combat for a 
place in the- semi-final round. 
Mbiesey led initially but by 
Fawley, Tradesmen -had 
sneaked a canvas, and then 
lengthened out to win by two 
lengths and a half. 

Better races were to come but 
not before Marlow's Steve 
Redgrave predictably moved 
into the semi-final round of the 
Diamonds beating Paul John- 
son. from Tyne, by five lenglhs 
and miming a sense of exhaus- 
tion at the finish. 

The opening round of the 
Prince Philip produced a thriller 
between Thames. Tradesmen 
and-Exeier Rowing Club against 
the- Tideway Scullers. There, 
were some crafty and' old han ds 
in each crew with battle honours . 
embracing Olympic, world and 
Henley tides. “ ■* 

There was- never more than 
threequarters of a length be- 
tween the crews and after a long 
sigh Tradesmen and Exeter 
crept over the line by a third of a 
length. Len Robertson, from the 
winningcrew, started his glitter- 


ing career with a world junior 
silver medal in Amsterdam 


almost two decades ago. He is 
some competitor, matched only 
by the enthusiasm of Rolf 


M unding in the losing crew. 

s tht ' 


By the afternoon uie clouds : 
had rolled over the regatta bat ; 
optimism ruled the day . a »- * 
though the water was just ' 
slightly ruffled by the persistent .. 
cross bead wind. 

Despite this wind, Andy - 
Holmes and Redgrave breezed 
over the course with a substan- 
tiaJ lead banked early on over. : 


Aberdeen University's Brett arid T 

in the Silver Gobletsand 


Smith . w— — — , .. 
almost gave a demonstration of; ' 
slow-motion rowipg with eon-’ 1 , 
fidence by the end of the course : 
to reach today's' semi-final,* 
round. Redgrave and Holmes.. 

are real class. Bjome EUang-. 
from Denmark duly cruised into 
the Diamonds semi-final with 
21* lengths to spare over Steve - 
Gawihrop from Rob Roy, Cam- 
bridge. 

Harvard’s freshmen were in 
aggressive mood in the quarter- 
finals of the Ladies' Challenge 
Plate. They stamped their 
authority on Cambridge - 
University and Goldie Boat 
Cub by a length and a half after 
a close race to foe Barrier. . 

So once again the . noose . is 
tightening at Henley Royal Re-* 
gatta and this weekend promises 
some exciting -races with ' many 
world class' crews on -display. - 
The Grand opens up today. with. 
Great Britain's national .eighty 
rowing as Nautilus against a 
tough and rugged university 
eight from Wisconsin. Garda 
Siochana will meet their 
compatriots, Neptune, in the 
semi-final round of the Ladies' 
Challenge Plate. 


YESTERDAY’S HENLEY RESULTS 


Ladies 9 Plate 


Double Sculls 


Nwtuie RC Ireland w London Untnrrity 
~by*.633, ■. 

Gama Siochana w PnncBton by 1*. $59: 
Harvard B-W Cambridge- IMwMy aid 
Goldte by .Mfc 6.-38. . . 


QueeuMotber 

Maidenhead bt WalBngfonJ by 1. 7:19. . ' 
Tfctewm Senders Schoot and Northamp- 
tdnRCbt London RC.aasiy. 721. 


Graves and Ku(da (Cmctanati) M Ptasik 
'and Schafer (Kolnw Rudancerien von 
1877 West Germany} by 3%. 8:15. • : 
Hassan and Scrivener (Lea) bt Graham 
. and Ashmore (Motasey and St iws) 3*. 

- 820 . _ : : .?■ 


Prince Philip 


RC. aasly. 

RobFtoy M Agecroft and Gresvenor by 3. 


Thames Tradesmen end Exeter bt Ttite- 
way ScuMra School by *4. 736. 


Thames Cup 


Visitors’ Cup 


Shabethan tit Fim and TTvnj Trinity, 

.Cambridge by 1. 7:17 
Martow W Kingston by 2. 7:7. 

London RC AW Trimly OoitogaitoHn by 

Collsge.-Gahmy bt Tees RC by ***&,' 

Motefeey bt-Npw Cottage^ Oxford by 1 'A. Betownt HB-Schoc 

L ondon A b t Oniveratty 
by IX. 6:45. 


Readtag University bt The King's Schobt 
Chester by 2. 755 


Princess Elizabeth 


South Kent School (US) » Weamtiister. 
easiy. 7:46 

— w 0^}^ Moflan, 


School (US) M Emanuel 
School by 2%. 638. 


WyfoldCup 


Lee A bt Lea B by 1. 725. 

(US)- bi -Potomac. by 2X. 


Charles Rhw 
' 7-^4. 


Notts County A bt Thames Tradesmen B. 
iiv.7;46. 


Firm baclring — 

-“'Robin Williams, who will row 
for Wales in the lightweight 
single sculls at -the Cemnion- 
wealth Games, is to be sporv- 


sasrfy. , — 

Lnnder bt Beitast by 2. 720s. 


sored by his employers, the 
liefe. Wilfiams, 


Britannia Cup 


Thames Tradesmen bt liflaiesay by 2 ». 

,7-JB. _ 

Vesta M Christchurch, eastiy. 750. 
Bedford Star RC bt Kingston RC by IK 
7:1Bsoce. 


Investors’ Chronicti 
aged 27. an advertising manager 
who Jives in Fulham, is also 
hoping to represent Britain in 
the double sculls at the world 
championships in Nottingham 
next month. 


Goblets 


King and Stantons (Barclays Bank .and 
r. .Alton .Blades) bt Bwdlc' 


No to Snmo 


:) bf Bwds ' and Raid 

. (Brftabt Ariel Jnot rowedpUL - 

P ^toJo^PxnSnW^T)^y3v!?3^ 
Hofenes and Redgrave (Uande' and 
• Martow) bt Brett and Smith (Aberdeen 
Unfverstty). easty, 8:44. 


Diamond Sculls 


S G Redgrave (Martow} M P Johnson 
me) by-5. 8:43. 


A I^GttermastM-( Barcta ys BanMMMJ 
Homxfcs (Btanit i gh am ). easily. 9:16. 


l Eitang (D 
Gawttvop 


bt S 

(RdbRoy) by 2V4.'ft37. 


John Tenia, >ged 23 v from 
Vancouver, who has won all 
21 matches since his debut as 
a Sumo wrestler in November, 
is leaving Japan's traditional 
spon because of its rigid 
lifestyle, he said yesterday. He 
also said that another reason 
for his decision was that he 
was expected to gain weight 
too quickly. 


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THE TIMES SATURDAY JULY 5.1986 


CYCLING: TOUR DE FRANCE 


ATHLETICS 


Dutch protest on first day 


From John Wflcockson, Paris 


In the context of 2,560 miles 
of racing over 23 days, a time 
trial of 19 miles lasting less 
than six minutes does not 
count for much, but the 
prestige of winning the pro- 
logue stage of the Tour de 
France is gigantic. That is why 
yesterday Peter Posl the wily 
Dutch manager of the 
Panasonic team, made a 
strong protest when his prote- 
ge. Eric Vanderaerden. of 
Belgium, finished second, 
only half a second slower than 
the’ declared winner. Thierry 
Marie, of France. 

Marie was presented with 
the first yellow jersey, but it 
was another 90 minutes before 
the 23-year-old from the Cal- 
vados region of Normandy 
was confirmed as the first 
leader of the 73rd edition of 
the Tour de France. 

The jury of appeal derided 
that although Marie's low 
profile bicycle had a plastic 
aerofoil fitted to the back of 
the saddle, it was permissible 
under regulation 49 of the 
Union Cyclisle 

Internationale. 

Cyrille Guimard. Marie’s 


team coach, explained why the 
device had been fined. He 
said: “Thierry had a problem 
last year. He was sliding 
forward on his saddle when be 
rode a time trial We fitted the 
support to hold him in place.” 
This seemed curious becaasea 
back stop would not stop the 
rider from sliding forward. 

Post's second complaint 
was a less formal one. Tt 
concerned another Dutch- 
man. Gerrie Knetemann, who 
started his time trial one 
minute ahead of Marie. As 
Knetemann revved down the 
starting ramp he pulled loose 
his rear wheel. He had to stop 
to straighten and tighten it. 

Just as he got back into full 
flight, he was joined by Marie. 
About a mile ofthe hexagonal- 
ly shaped circuit remained, 
and the Frenchman clearly 
benefited from latching on to 
the Dutchman, who is a noted 
expert at prologue time trials. 
Bui, again, the protest was 
dismissed. 

The jury perhaps took into 
account the fact that Marie 
also won the prologue stage of 
the Tour of Spain two months 


ago. His victory yesterday was 
particularly satisfying for 
Guimard, who has been criti- 
cized for the weakness of his 
team, which supports one of 
the race favourites, Laurent 
Fignon. 

Fignon himself placed sev- 
enth yesterday, two seconds 
behind his great French rival 
Bernard Hinault, the 31-year- 
old from Brittany who is 
chasing a record sixth Tour de 
France victory. 

Hinault was an excellent 
third yesterday, also two sec- 
onds ahead of Greg LeMond, 
his American team mate. 
LeMond. still sweating from 
his fierce effort, said; “That 
was too short for me. I would 
like to have been the best on 
the .team, just to show that I 
am as good as Hinault. ^ 

■Today a 35-mile team lime 
trial ; will almost certainly 
cause a shake-up in the posi- 
tions established. There is an 
fascinating possibility that 
Sean Yates from Sussex, who 
was brought into the Peugeot 
team at the last minute, could 
become the second Englisft- 


MOTOR RACING 


Circuit changes win approval 


From John Blunsden 
Dijon 

There was a generally 
favourable response from driv- 
ers yesterday to the modifica- 
tions made to the Paul Ricard 
circuit as they acclimatized 
themselves to the 237 miles 
course in preparation for 
Sunday's French Grand Prix. 
The new link road connecting 
the front and back straights 
involves a light first gear right 
hander followed by a more 
gradual comer taken in second 
gear, with a wide gravel run-off 
area on the outside. 

“It is much safer than the old 
course." Ayrton Senna said after 
claiming the provisional pole 
position in his JPS Lotus. “The 
only problem could be the first 
lap. Everyone will have to be 
very careful first time through 
the corner because it will be very 
congested then. But after that it 
should be no problem and it will 
certainly be safer for everyone.” 

Senna spent much of the 
preliminary practice lesting the 
latest specification Renault en- 
gine. which incorporates a 
modified cylinder head- “The 
results so fair look promising.” 
Peter Warr, their team director, 
said; “But we will hot be malting 
a final derision whether or not 


OLYMPICS 


Seoul hope 
for profit 

Seoul (Reuter) — Park Sae Jik, 
the South Korean Sports Min- 
ister, says revenue-making 


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Olympics are progressing well 
.and there are high hopes. that Jh&. 
games will make a profit. 

In a report to President Chun. 
Part said about HO per cent of an 
estimated $850million needed 
for direct expenditure had al- 
ready been secured through 
various projects. 

He did not give a detailed 
breakdown of the sources of 
revenue but officials said they 
included a deal worth S300mil~ 
lion in which the National 
Broadcasting Company was 
awarded the rights to televise 
the games in the United States. 


FRENCH GP 

Paid Ricard Circuit 
First Grand Prix on 
2 %. revised circuit 


STARTf^aP^ 

FINISH 

81 laps of 2.37 miles 
Total 191 .97 miles 
including parade lap 


to race it until after tomorrow's 
final qualifying.” 

Afier Nelson Piquet had sei 
the initial qualifying pace with 
his Canon Williams-Honda. 
Nigel Mansell, his team partner, 
took command, but he in turn 
was quickly challenged by 
Senna, who tipped him by less 
than one hundredth of a second 
before Mansell claimed back the 
fastest time with an even better 
run. But Mansell had been 
baulked by traffic on his final 
lap. and Senna was able to 
counter-attack again decisively 
with the aid of his second set of 
fresh-' tyres. Both - drivers are 
confident that they ; can get a 
little more out-of tfielr cars for 
■ the final qualifying runs. : : - ■ 


Ferrari, preparing to take part 
in their 40Qth Grand Prix, have 
found some much-needed extra 
performance from the combina- 
tion of a longer wheel base, a 
wider track and a 50 bhp 
stronger engine. Meanwhile, en- 
gines — or the possible lack of 
them — has been the main 
talking point in the paddock 
following the _ surprise 
announcement this week from 
BMW — currently supplying the 
Brabham, Arrows and Benetton 
teams — that they will be 
withdrawing at the end of this 
season. 

Jean Sage, Renault's race 
director, says that the loss of 
BMW will be- a -major, blow to 
Formula One and there is no 
question .of his own company 
serving more than 'three teams 
(at present these are Lotus, 
Ligier and Tyrrell). In fact, 
Renault would prefer to restrict 
themselves to two teams, which 
isa worry to Ken Tyrrell, whose 
contract with them expires at 
the end of the year. “They have 
promised me a derision regard- 
ing next year by this weekend.” 
he said, “but so far I have heard 
nothing’*. 

Although there; has been no 
official announcement, there is 
now a widely held view that of 


the various 1 alternatives being 
offered - by FISA, the sport’s 
governing body, to x red dee 
horsepower, the teams and en- 
gine suppliers are almost cer- 
tainly going to opt fora return to 
normally aspirated engines by 
1 989 with a capacity limit of 3^ 
litres and most probably a 
restriction to no more than eight 
cylinders. This means that tur- 
bos will have just two more 
years to run after the current 
season and some form of power 
limiting device may well be 
applied to them during this 
period. The excessively power- 
ful qualifying engines are also 
soon to be -made redundant by 
the decision to ; allocate grid 
positions next year partly by the 
result of a 'race: which will be 
25% the. length of the following 
day’s Grand Prix. and portly by 
drivers' championship positions 
and recent race results. 


PRACTICE TONES: 1. A Soma (Or). JPS 
Um&Rettauk. lm in 6.528sec Z N 
Mansell (GBI. Canon waoms-Honda, 
1:6.755; 3. N Piquet (BrJ, Canon WMams- 
Honba. 1:6.787: 4. R Amoux (Ft). Ltfer- 
ftenautt. t:7.tt4: 5. A ProstlFt). Merfbara 
McLaren-TAQ. 1:7.270: 6. M Aiboreto (to, 
Ferran. 1 :7285. Other British pbcings: 12, 
MBruixtet, OtitB General TjmjB-flenautt. 
1:9.(M4:T4EO Wamick. Ofiwtti Brabham- 
BARM. 13.47 V, 4 5. -J Dumfries. JPS Lotus- 
Rertautt 13.477; 22, J Palmer. West 
Zakspaod. £10205. 


- FOOTBALL “ 

Robson must wait for 
talks Over contract 

Bobby Robson, the England After taking England to the 
manager, must wait to discover World Cup quarter-finals In 
whether he w31 be given a new Mexico, Robson received sap- 
contract, taking- him np to the port from Dick .Wragg, the 
1990-Werid Cop finals m Italy, chairman of-the international 
Robson has another year. to ran committee. Wragg suggested 


on his existing deal and there 
was a suggestion that the Foot- 
ball Association would use this 
weekend's summer meeting to 
approve a longer stay in office. 

Bnt before meeting iu 
Gosforth, Ted Croker, the FA 
secretary, said: “Bobby 
Robson's contract will not be 
discussed. There was a possibil- 
ity it could have been but the 
weekend agenda does not allow 
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MOTORCYCLING 


Robson conM have the jjob for as 
long as he wanted it, with the 
immediate aim being the 1988 
European championships in 
West Germany. 

• FLORENCE: Federico 
SordlUo, die president of the 
Italian football federation, re- 
signed yesterday in the wake of 
scandals, financial problems 
and feuds which have shaken the 
governing body of Italy’s most 
popular sport (AP reports). 


Lawson faces world title challenge 

From Michael Scott, Spa Fraocorchamps 


The world championship 
leader. Eddie Lawson, is 
favourite to win tomorrow's 
Belgian Grand Prix. Bui as 
practice began yesterday at the 
Spa Francorchamps circuit in 
the Ardennes, the Californian 
Maiborough- Yamaha rider was 
operating under unexpected 
pressure. 

After leading the series, he is 
now under iiireai from the 


Rothmans-Honda mounted 
Australian. Wayne Gardner, 
who is only eight points down 
after winning in The Nether- 
lands last weekend when 
Lawson crashed. 

In the first of four practices, it 
was the Frenchman. Christian 
Sarron. who set the early pace 
on his Gauloise-Yamaha. He 
was only one-tenth faster than 


Lawson, who is smoother at this 
fast and difficult track, and 
looks potentially faster. But they 
were almost three seconds ahead 
of the third placed Gardner, 
with Mamola only 
0,02secslower. 

Ron Haslam, in fifth place, 
continued to express pleasure in 
the improvement to his French 
Elf-3. 


BOWLS 


Bell takes 
third title 

By Gordon Allan 

Eileen Bell, ofBeUast, won the 
British Isles, women's singles 
championship for the third time 
-at- Sophia- Gardens. CandifE 
yesterday.- In drenching rain she 
beat Julie Davies, of Port Tal- 
boL- 21-18 in -the fioaL Her 
previous successes were in 1974 
and 1983. 

Mrs Bell lost to England in the 
triples final on Thursday 
and, fora while yesterday, as the 
spectators* umbrellas went. up 
and the players’ drying doths 
came out, the disappointment 
seemed to be still with ber, Mrs 
Davies, playing composedly, led 
7-2, 10-5, 14-8, 16-12 and 18-15. 

But Mrs Bell had a-depressing 
habit, from the Welsh girl’s 
point of view, of saving herself 
with her last bowL-She did it 
when Mrs Davies bad a possible 
four shots at 14-8 and .again 
when Mrs Davies held two at 
18-17, with a wood in hand. 

Mrs Davies, using weight, 
saved herself at the next end, 
when Mrs Bell held three shots 
for the title. That was 20-18 to 
Mrs Bell, only the second time 
she had led in the match. On the 
last end. Mrs Bdl put her first 
bowl nine inches from the jack 
and her other three in strategic 
■positions. 


McCulloch p 


COMMONWEALTH GAMES 


Welsh selectors repent their sins of omission 


The Welsh Commonwealth 
Games selectors have added 14 
names to iheir original squad of 
102 competitors following a 
storm of protest over omissions 
from the team bound for Edin- 
burgh later this month. 

Tim Newenham. a javelin 
who competes for Car- 




qualifying standard but he has 
now been brought in along with 
the middle-distance runner, 
Neil Horsfield. of Newport. 

The Cardiff featherweight. 
Tony Khan, another surprise 
omission, has been added to 
bring up to five the number of 
in the team and the 


weigh differ, are also called up. 

A rowing eight and cox com- 
plete the additions. They are 
Nicholas Hartland (Mon- 
mouth). Michael Hnaiiw (Car- 
diff). Ivor Lloyd (Reading), 
Michael Partridge (London), 
festyn Roberts (Kingston). 
Robin Roberts (Staines). Paul 


topher Jenkins (Guildford). 

The Welsh team manager. 
Myrddin John, said that the 
extra competitors had been 
selected on additional informa- 
tion received since the original 
an noun cement. “Several sports 
asked for further names to be 
considered and those who have 


reached 


and Neil Taylor (Cwmbran l, a (Putney), and the cox. Chris- shown a marked improvement. 




RUGBY UNION 


Rowlands will manage 
Wales in World Cup 


(We do it every day) 


Because every day we fly the Atlantic for the lowest 
fully mduswe fares avaSabla Just£l29*for our Blue Riband 
Same Day Saver to New \fark. Or £149 for our. Same Day 
Saver to Miami including hot meate, free 
drinks, baggage allowance and headsets. 

Ring 0293 38222 or see your travel 
agent 'fou wont find anyone elseto beat us. 

allantic . ‘ 0 (tefdi^Juh 31 stsd»ied(PC 4 w^appwa 


AAfe f area not co^aei^ . 


Clive Rowlands, the former 
scrum half, captain and coacb of 
Wales, is to manage his 
country’s World Cup squad in 
Australasia next year (David 
Hands writes). The appoint- 
ment of Rowlands, who man- 
aged the British Lions team 
against the Rest of the World in 
April this year, was announced 
by the Welsh Rugby Union 
yesterday. 

Rowlands coached Wales for 
six years, between 1968 and 
1974. after winning 14 caps. The 
Welsh Rugby Union have also 
formed the world Cup commit- 
tee among whose first tasks will 
be assessment of the players 
who went on tour with the A & 
B parties to the South Pacific 
and Italy respectively in May. 

Scotland jjpnpimeed earlier 


this week that Bob Munro 
would manage their World Cup 
squad while Ireland expecisa 
decision later this month. 
England's World Cup manage- 
ment commitee is likely to be 
unveiled next week at the time 
of ihe Rugby Football Union’s 
annual meeting, although there 
has already been one squad 
training weekend and a second 
scheduled for early August- 
• A Wales Under 21 squad will 
be set up in the coming season 
and games arc being arranged 
against, a Combined Services 
Under 21 team and Scotland to 
be playetfin April next year at a - 
venue to be announced. 

Rochdale Hornets', directors 
have voted to depose Fred 
Wood as chairman of the second 
division Rugby League dyb. 




man in Tour de France history 
to earn a yellow jersey . 

Yales came . an excellent 
twelfth yesterday on a circuit 
that is only 300 yards away 
from -die flat .where he lived 
during his period in Paris as 
an amateur. He is] only six 
seconds behind Marie and a 
victory by his team today is a 
strong possibility. 

Robert Millar, of Scotland, 
who has great pretentions for 
winning this tour, got away to 
a good start, finishing only 14 
seconds behind Hinault but, 
more significantly, eight sec- 
onds ahead of Luis Herrera, 
the Colombian who has also 
been tipped for victory. 

PROLOGUE TIME TRIAL- 4.6 
fcH ome fres (22 totes): 1, T Marie 
(Fr), 5min 21.06; 2. E Vanderaerden 
(Ben, 521.57; 3. B Hinautt (Fit. 
523.97; 4, J Vantfenbtoucke (Bel), 
524.36: 5, J Nidam (Nqth), 524.41; 
6. 0 Gakme (Fri524J54;.7L Fkjnon 
(Fr). 52521; % G LeMond (US), 
525.81; 9. E Maechler {Switzj, 
526.57; 10, J Blanco (So), 52672; 
11. J Bernard (Fr), 526.89. 12 , S 
Yates (GBJ, 527.64. British and 
Irish positions: 18, S Roche, at 521 : 
42, R Millar (GB). at 527; 114, M 
Earley, at 5.48; 138, P Kimmage at 
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retain world title 




Madrid (Reuter) — The tenth 
world championship opens to- 
day with the Soviet Union 
favourites to retain the title 
despite stiff competition from 
the United States; Yugoslavia 
and the hosts, Spain. 

The Russians showed their 
strong form by- ovenrhehniog 
Spain 102-85 in the final of a 
warm-up tournament last month 
ip. Valencia, despite being with- 
out their formidable phot, Ar- 
vidas Sabmm/’The Soviet 
Union is the camber one con- 
tender for the gold medal, even 
without Sabonis,” the Spanish 
coach, Antonio Diaz Miguel, 
said after the game. 

The Soviet Union, who have 


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. Bern with solo 
instrumentalists), Chabrier 
(Capricdo: Bartfeet, 
piano), Martinu (La revue do 
cuisine), Debussy 
(Cortege et air danse). 
Beethoven ( Kreutzer 
sonatarRostal and Osborn) , 
1020 Music Weekly, includes 
Christopher Head ngton 
on some of Beethoven's less 
successful works, and , 
Ma^geiMeOT^Baqh and 

11.15' Hermann Prey and 
Leonard Hokanson: 
baritone arid piano. AJh 
Scfcumann programme, 
including Der Hidalgo; and 
. the song cycle 

Diefttarfiebe, Op 48 " 

12.15 Hale Orchestra (under 
Baudo). with Mikhail 
Rudy, piano. Part one. 

Outifieux (Metaboies), 
Tchaikovsky (Piano 
Concerto No 1). 

1.10 Letter irom Budapest 
with the poet George 
Szirtes(r) 

120 Halle Orchestra (contdV 
Roussel (Symphony No 
3> 

'2-00 Teseo: five-act opera by 
Handel. Sung in Italian. 

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gold medal from the United 
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the last seconds of the final at 
the 1982 championships bi Cali, 
Colombia. A final between the 
United States and the Soviet 
Union would provide an engeriy- 
awaited encounter denied in 
1984 because of the .Russian 
boycott of the Los. Angeles 
Olympics. 

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6 -55 Good Morning Britain, 
introduced by Mike Morris. 
Weather a 6,58; news at 
7,00; regional report a 
T4J8; and sport at 7,10. 

7 JO The Wide Awake Club 
indudes athlete Tessa 
Sanderson and singer. 
Zbe; the WAC gang 
explore the London Stock 
Exchange. News at &2S. 


ITV/LONDON 


9-25 Get Fresh! on Weymouth 
beach.1 1.3ft Terraiiawks. 

12.00 News. . 

12J5 Wresrikig. Two bouts 
from Oigbeth Civic Hall, 
Birmingham. 

140 Film; Airport (19ffl) 
starring Buit Lancaster, 
Dean Martin. Jean Seberg 
and Jacqueline Bisset 
Hard-pressed Mel 
• Bakersfield, general 
manager of an 
international airport, thinks 
his domestic troubles are 
bad enough until, during a 
snowstorm, his main 


8.00 


airliner and he 
has to tafc down an 
' aircraft that has been 
damaged by a lunatic 
bomber. Directed by 
George Seaton. 

3J0 Ftim: George and Mildred 
(1980) starring Yooyha 
Joyce and Brian Murphy. 

A feature length version of 
the successful television 
comedy series. Directed 
by Peter-Frazer-Jones. 

5.00 News. 

5.05 Jotm Saver’s Return to 
Treasure (stand. Episode 
cme of a new serial 
starring Brian Blessed and 
Christopher Guard. Jim 
Hawkins, spending anight 
at The Admiral Benbow. . 
crosses the path of Long 
John Silver who chooses 
that night to break into the 
Benbow to steal the map 
of Treasure Island. 

740 All Cricket and Wefies. 
Comedy sketches starring 
Jimmy Cricket 
FHm: Terror on the 40th 
Floor (1974) starring John 
Forsythe and Joseph 
CampaneHa. A made-for- 
tetevtsion disaster movie 
about office party-goers 

who are unaware of a 
conflagration ttiat Is 
threatening their 40th floor 
Christmas celebrations. 

• Directed by. Jerry .... • 

' Jameson, (continued after 
■ the news) 

9.00 News and sport ', ' 

9.15 Flm: Tenor on the 40th . 

Floor continued. .. 

1045 International Athletics. 

. The ’Dream Mile’ live from 
the Bislett Games, Oslo. 
1030 Mog. The first of a new 
comedy series starring 
Erm Reitefin the title rote - 
a petty, luckless criminaL 
1140 LWT News headlines 
foflowed by Kojak.. - 
Tbedetective has trouble , 
"whth three-young Puerto ■ 
Ricans who try© finance - 
the pifrehaseufa dream ' 
— farm-by hijacking plumbing 
supplies. 


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1.15 Adventure au Cervin. 
Conquering the 
Matterhorn t^ skung. 

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2.05 MgMlfioiigmti: 



Jimmy Cricket and Clive Dona in the comedy and music show All 
Cricket and Wellies, on ITV at 7.00pm 


BBC 2 


6 JO Open University. Until 
1.S5. 

1.55 Cricket: Third Test end 
Wim Wedon 86. The action 
from the third day's play In 
the match at Edgoaston 
between England and 
India, introduced by Peter 
West: and the Ladles' 
Singles final at 
Wimbledon, presented by 
Harry Carpenter. The 
commentators at 
Wimbledon are Dan 
Masked, John Barrett 
Gerald Williams, Barry 
Davies. Mark Cox, Bill 
Thretfall. Ann Jones and 
Virginia Wade. 

745 News View. Jan Learning 
with today's news and 
sport Moira Stuart 
reviews the week's news 
in pictures with subtitles. 
Weather. 

845 Zubin Mehta Masterclass. 
The Indian-born conductor 
holds a week-long 
conductors' workshop, 
with tiie Israel 
Philharmonic and the 
Rubin Academy Orchestra 
of Tel-Avi University.' The 
soloist is Rodica losub- 
Cohen (violin). The student 
conductors are Gisele 
Buka Ben-Dor, Israel 
Edefeon, Mark Gooding. 
Felix Kurglikov, and Motti 
Miron, (i) 

945 Fibre The Searchers 
(1956) starring John 
Wayne and Jeffrey Hunter. 
This first of a season of 
Western films casts 
Wayne in the role of an 
embittered rancher who. 
having left his home to 
help Texas Rangers trail a 
band of rustlers, returns to 
find that his farm has been 
attacked by Comanches 
who have killed all the 
older residents and 
kidnapped his two nieces. 
He begins a five year 
search for the children. 
With Vera Miles. Directed 
by John Ford. 

1140 Film: The Giant Spider 
Invasion (1975) starring 
Barbara Hale and Steve 
Brodie. After a mysterious 
explosion rocks a small 
Wisconsin town, a local 
fanner finds a number of 
strange shells encrusted 
with what looks like 
-diamonds. Keeping-tils 
discovery secret turns out 
to be an unwise move as 
the diamond -looking 
growths are actually giant 
spiders' eggs. When they 
hatch they terrorise the 
area, led by a man-eating 
specimen. Directed by Bill 
Rebane. Ends at 12.40. 


CHANNEL 4 


1.45 Channel Four Racing from 
Sandown. Brough Scott 
introduces coverage of the 
Trafalgar House Sprint 
(2.00); the Commonwealth 
Stakes (2.30); and the 
CoraFEdipse Stakes 
(3.05). 

340 FBm: I Didn’t Do W (1945) 
starring George Formby. A 
comedy thriller about an 
entertainer who becomes 
embroiled in a murder 
enquiry when a body is 
found at the theatrical 
boarding house in which 
he is staying. Directed by 
Marcel Vamel. 

5.05 Brookaide. A compilation 
of the week’s episodes. 
(Oracle) 

640 Right To Reply presented 
by Gus Macdonald. Sam 
Brittan. a member of the 
Peacock Committee, 
defends its Report against 
criticism from the 
Campaign for Press and 
Broadcasting Freedom 

6.30 1986 Tour de France. 
Highlights of today s two 
stages - Nanterre to 
Sceaux; and Meudon to St 
Quentin en YVefines. 
Introduced by Nick Owen 
with commentary by Phil 
Liggett and Paul Sherwen. 

7.00 News summary and 

weather followed by The 
Sons of Abraham. Part 
five of the series 
examining the spiritual 
movements and religious 
strife in the Near East 
today features the 
Dervishes, members of 
Muslim sects who believe 
in Sufism. 

740 People to People: Caught 
in a Web. The first of three 
programmes comparing 
village life in Little Bredy in 
the Bride Valley. Dorset, 
with that of ViHes-sur- 
Auzon, Provence. Land 
distribution and social 
classes are under the 
microscope this evening 

840 Eurotube 86. A five hour 
pop m us icspecta cuter, 
presented by Jods 
Holland. Paula Yates and 
Muriel Grey, that is being 
shown throughout Europe 
and more than a dozen 
other countries. Among 
the cast of thousands Is * 
Rod Stewart af fils" 

‘ Wembley concert: the 
“ - “imics on stage In 
; 5 Star 

j at the Cotton 
Club; Simple Minds, 

Queen, new band 
Hollywood Beyond: and. 
live from the Netherlands, 
Simply Red. Ends at 140. 


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• 740News,7.10.Todey'S 
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. ^aira) 740 Down to 
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Ingrams and Alan Coren 

laSsWeather. 

140 Naivs : 

1.10 Any Questions# With 
Mary Coking,. Cecfl. 
Parlqnson MP, Rodney 

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' Anthony Clare (r) 1-» 


240 New* Th8 Afternoon 
Play. Jane Asher and ijn 
Pfagott-Smitii in Ronald 
Frame's Winter Journey 


340 News: Tiravel: 
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• Efele. presented by Brian 
Redhead. • 

11.00 Science Now with Peter 
. Evans/ ■ • 

1140 Don't Stop Now— It's- 
Fundation. Comedy 

1240 ^^^&her1243 
Shipping 

VHF (available m England and 
S Wales only) as above 
except: 5J»600an Weather; 
Travel 145-2.00pm 
Programme News 440640 
Op tors: 440 Nursing 
History 440 Victorian Values 
54-00 So You Want to be 
a Writer 540 Dead Men Do 
Tell Tales (forensic 
science) 

C Radios ) , 

On medium wave. VHF variations 

between 645am and; 645 (Open 

University), and from 1055am to 

645 (alternative to the Test) 

655 Weather. 740 News 

7.05 Aubade: Boyce . 

(Symphony No 1). Handel 
(Where shall I fly?: Baker, 
mezzo). Schumann (Five 
nieces in folk style. Op 102: 


Haydn (Symphony No 91). 
Chopm (Scherzo No 2. 

Op 31. Richter piano). 
Stoetius 

.(Tapiote),Verdi(FbreeJa 
scuba attmse: Pavarotti). 
Janacek (Curming Little 
Vixen suite). 440 News 

9.05 stereo Rete^: Benin 
PO under Muti. • 

Bruckner's Symphony No 4 
1040 Orchestral Handeh 
Enfllteh Concert mine 
Sinfonia from Acts ona and 
two of Saul, and-Tfeseo 

overture, arranged for 
harpsichord 

1055 Test Match: third day. 

00 

medium wave until 645- 
Other Radio 3 programmes 
transfer to VHF. 

^dBach pnetedmg Prelude 

and Fugue in C minor, 
BWV546 

7,10 Bizabeth Gale and 
Ma rtn teeposopraw .. 

■ fSSSSiSS^ 

5 ) and Debussy 


' (including Ariettes oubBees) 
840 Cheltenham Festival:: 
Stuttgart Piano Trio/BBC 
: PhHbamxjnlc (conductors 
Klee and HoddmotQ.Part- 
one. Weber (Der Frelschutz 
overture), Hoddinott 
Triple Concerto: first 
performance) 

8 A0 The Old Age of My 
Youth: Anna Cakter- 
Marshall reads from Marie 
Bashkirtseffs journal 
940 Cheltenham Festival: 
Breakers Symphony No 
9 

10.10 Shell of Sixpassmg 
Brightness: Arabic 
poetry (4). With Dr Mustapha 
Badawr 

10.40 Laiwham Chamber 
OrchestraiCimarosa (I 
trad amantJ overture). 
Diamond (Rounds), 

Haydn (Symphony No 44) 
1145 Bach on the Lute: Nigel 
North plays the Suite In 
G minor, BWV 995 
1157 News. 1240 Closedown 
VHF only: 

645am Open 

U Diversity. Ltes no -a 
hospital schoolUnta 
655am. 

1055am Qagfiano Trio: Fmzi 

S relude and Fugue), 
oeren (Trio in G major) 
1145 Royal Liverpool 
Philharmonic:: with 
Stephen Bishop- 
Kovacevlch(piano). 
Beethoven (Piano 
•Concerto No 5). 
Rachmaninov 

(Symphony No 1). 140 News 
1.05 London Baroque: works 
twCoreBi. Manoni. . 
vrvaldl (teduding Concerto in 
A minor for recorder, two 
violins and continuo. RV 108) 
- and Alessandro Scariatti 
220 Swedish Choral Music 
BBC Singers in works by 
Alton, Mabrifbrs. Edkmd. 


340 


AUven.1 
Wikander. Ingyar 
Udhdm and Stenhammar 

iish Chamber 

LwflhSeririn. 


i. Mozart (March fn D. K 

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iNoi.and 

Concerto No 12.- Also Sx 
German Dances, K5771. 
and Piano Concerto No'20 
445 Equate Brass- EwaW 
(Quintet, Op 5). Paul 

Patterson (Mean Tinw). 
Bartok (Hungarian 
Pictures) . 

540 Jazz Record Requests: 

wim Peter Clayton 
£45 Critics' Forum: indudes, 
comment ontha Victor 



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orVillec-w-Aazoiii.BroyeDce: oa Channel 4, L30pm 


Wffling retrospective at the 
. Whitechapel Salary, 

London, and the new film 
. .Runaway Train 

C Radio 2 ) 

On medium wave. See Radio 1 
for VHF variations. 

News on the hours until 

I. 00pm, then 340. 640, 740 and 
hoiaty from 1040. Headlines 
640am, 740. Sports Desks 

II. 02am, 1042pm. Cricket 
Scoreboard 740pm. 

440am Dave Bussey (s) 640 
Steve Truetove (s) 845 David 
Jacobs (s) 10.00 Sounds of the 
60s (5) 11.00 Album Time with 
Peter Clayton (s) 140pm 
Barrymore Plus Four. Starring 
Michael Barrymore 140 
Wimbledon 86. Ladles* Sir 
Final. Cricket Third Comhi 
Test (England v India). Racing from 
Sandown Parte 255 £185.000 
Coral Edipse Stakes. 740 Three in 
a Row. Touring general 
knowledge quiz, from the Island 
Hall. Sark 740 Gate Concert 
from BexhM. Recorded last 
September as part of the 

-ht Music 940 

The Bislett 
Games 1040 Maretin Kelnerfs) 
(Joining VHF) 1245am Night Owls 
with Dave Ge&y (s) 140 Jean 
ChaUls presents Ntahtride (s) 340- 
4.00 A Little Night Music (s). 

C Radio 1 ) 

News on the half-hour until 
1240pm. then 240, 34a 540. . 

740, 940. 1240 midnight 
640am Mark Page 840 Peter 
Powell 1040 Dave Lee Travis 140 
Adrian Juste (s) 240 My Top 
Ten. Marie Page of The Alarm talks 
toAndyPe9bfes(6)340Tfie • 
American chart Show. Direct from 
New York, with Gary Byrd 5.00 
Saturday Live (s) 640 in concert 
featunng Imagination (s) 740 
Simon Mayo §40-124 The 
Midnight Runners Show (with 
Dixie Peach). VHF RADIOS 1 & 2;- 
440am As Radio 2. 1.00 pm As 
Radio 1 . 740 As Radio 2. 1045 
Martin Kelner (s) 12L85-4.0Qam 
As Radio 2. 


WORLD SERVICE 


*00 Newsdesk. 640 Meridian. 740 
News. 749 Twenty-Four touts. 740 
From tin Weeklies. 7.45 Sptttsworid. 
SlM News. 109 Reflections. A1S A JNly 
Goad Show. 940 News. 948 Review of 
Brash press. £15 World Today. 940 
Financial News. £40 Look Atead. 945 
About Brtsln. 1040 News. 1041 Here's 
HutoU 1A15 Letter from Amenca. 1040 
People and Polities. 1140 News. 1148 
News about Britain. 11.15 1 SpOfttworW. 
1140 Msnrtan. 1240 Radio Newaeel. 
12.15 Anything Goes. 1245 Sports 
Ramdup. 14o News. 149 Ssftxdsy 
special. 240 News. 241 Saturday Spe- 
daL-340 Rado Newsreel 3.15 Saturday 
Special. 440 News. 115 Saturday Spe- 
csaL 545 Sports Roundup. 040 News. 

“our Hours. £30 Jaor for the 
News. 041 GportsworkL 

o en People and 

Potties. 1040 News. 1049 Rum our own 
Correspondent 1040 New ideas. 1040 
Reflections. RU5 Sports fkxmlto. 1140 
News. 1149 Commentary. 11.15 A Per- 
fect Spy. 1140 Hosywood'5 Oscar Motts. 
1240 News. 1249 News about Britain. 
12.15 Had« Newsreel. 1240 Baker's Half 
Dozen, too tows. 141 Ptejr Much Ado 
Afiout Netrtng. 240 News-249 Review of 
Brash Press. 2.15 Sponswodd. 240 
AUun Tbna 340 News. 349 hfews Atxxit 
Bfttttn. 3.15 From our own Correspon- 
dent '445 . Refl e ct ions. 440 Financial 
Review. 540 News. 548 Twenty-Fax 
Hows: 545 Letter from America Al times 
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Rygi^ial TV; on facing page 


BBC 1 


6.45 Open University. Until 
8.50. 

8^5 Ploy School, (r) 9-15 

Knock Knock. Stories and 
songs for young children, 
(r) 

9.30 This Is the Day with the 
Rev Ian Cunningham, 
team leader of a Summer 
Mission for young people 
in Ayr 1040 Asian 
Magazine. A portrait of 
artist Sobha Singh 1040 
The Great Palace; The 
Story of Parliament Part 
three, (r) (Ceefax) 

11.20 Cameo. The wildlife of 
Majorca, (r) 11.30 
Seabrook's Year. The first 
ot five programmes about 
a year in the life of 
shepherd. Richard 
Seabrook. (r) 12.00 
Cartoon. 

12.10 See KearL Magazine 
programme for the ' 

hearing impaired 12.35 

Farming pays a visit to the 
Royal Show at Stoneleigh 

12 J 8 weather. 

1.00 News headlines 1.05 

Bonanza. Influenza strikes 
the Ponderosa. fr) 1.55 
Cartoon. Bugs Bunny. 

240 EastEnders. (r) 
(Ceefax) 

340 nim: Hare Tahiti (1962) 
starring James Mason and 
John Mills. Comedy drama 
about two former British 
Army officers, at daggers 
drawn during the their time 
in the service, who 
continue their feud after a 
number of years when one 
of them arrives on Tahiti to 
build a luxury hotel and 
discovers his old 
adversary shacked up with 
a beautiful Polynesian 
woman. Directed by 
William T Kotcheff. 

4.35 RoH Harris Cartoon Tone.. 

5j 05 Great RaHway Journeys 
of the World. Brian 
Thompson lets the 85 
Down Madras Mail take 
the strain, (r) ( Ceefax ) 

645 Wiki Britain. The first of a 
new wildlife series made 
by the successful BBC 
Bristol nature unit This 
evening's programme 
features a bam owl s nest; 
a swift's nest; and a herd 
of fallow deer with their 
young fawns. 

6J)0 News with Jan Leeming. 
Weather. 

8.40 Home on Sunday. Cfiff 
Mtcheimore talks to Paul 
Eddington about his acting 
career and his 
commitment to the Society 
of Friends. (Ceefax) 

7.15 Film: A Deadly Puzzle 
(1982) starring Karen 
Valentine ana Ben 
Masters. Thriller about a 
widow investigating the 
death of her husband and 
uncovering facts that 
reveal her husband was 
not as she believed him to 
be. Directed by Waiter 
Graii man. (Ceefax) 

8£0 News with Jan Leeming. 
Weather. 

9.05 That's Life includes girts 
. . from Herts and Essex . 

. r High School singing their 

prize-winning royal. "' . 

wedding song - A Right_ 

Royal Day. . 

9.50 Wimbledon 85. Highlights 
of this afternoon's Antes. 

1(L50 Choices. Rabbi Juka 
Neuberger chairs a 
discussion on the nature 
and attitude towards work 
in the 1980s between Lord 
Murray, Victor Kiam, Clive 
Thornton, and Julia 
Cleverdon. 

11.30 Favourite Walks. Thomas 
Lawforambtes in the 
Yorkshire Dales, (r) 

11-55 Weather. 


TV-AM 


635 Good Morning Britain 
trains with ‘A Thought for 
a Sunday'; 740 Are You 
Awake Yet?; 7J25 The 
Littles cartoon: 7-50 WAC 
Extra; 8.1 OJeni Barnett's 
Pick of the Week: 8-27 
News headlines. 

8 JO Jonathan Dimbleby on 
Sunday. Denis Healey 
talks aoout his South 
' Africa tnp: Alistair 
Graham, the out-going 

oftne 
{■vices 

Association, and his 
successor. John 
Macreadie. discuss the 
implications of the election 
result. 


general secretary o 
Civil and Public Ser 


ITV/LONDON 


9.25 Wake Up London, with the 
Vicious Boys 9-35 Woody 
and Friends. Cartoons 
9.45 Roger Ramjet 

1CL00 Morning Worship. Mass 
from St Francis Roman 
Catholic Church. Nail sea. 
Avon 11.00 Link. Why 
have so few disabled 
people taken advantage of 
the government-backed 
scheme to provide cars for 
disabled people? 11.30 
Live and Learn. Bill Kerr 
Elliott assess the benefits 
of adult residential 
education courses. 

12JK) Jobwatch examines an 
aspect of adult training 
12.30 Take 30. How the 
Irish community in Britain 
keeps alive the traditional 
Irish Dance 1.00 Police 5. 
1.10 The Smurfs, (r) 

1.30 Revelations. Eric Robson 
talks to Terry Scott. 2.00 
Survival of the Fittest The 
Brftvic55 Challenge. 

230 LWT News headlines 
followed by Fibre 
Arabesque (1966) starring 
Gregory Peck and Sophia 
Loren. A thriller about an 
Oxford professor who is 
contracted by an oil 
magnate to translate 
heiroglyphics - but he 
finds himself imprisoned in 
the mogul's home. 

Directed by Stanley 
Donen. 

4.30 The Campbells. Episode 

one of a two-part 
adventure that begins with 
John being kidnapped by a 
band of Iroquois Indians. 

5.00 Albion Market (Oracle) 

6.00 Now You See It General 
knowledge game show. 

6.30 Nows. 

6.40 Appeal by. Julian Pettifer 
on behalf of LEPRA. ■ ■ 

6.45 Highway. Sir Harry 

Se combe visits Bradford. 

7.15 Winner Takes AH. General 
knowledge gambling quiz. 

7.45 Return to Eden. An 
attempt on Stephanie's life 
is made when out riding. 
(Oracle) 

9.35 News. 

9£0 The Real World: Go for 
Gold. An Investigation of 
the claims of Professor 
Tom Gold who believes he 
knows the answer to the • • 
world's energy problem. 
(Oracle) 

10.20 The JftnmrYQorig 

Television Programme. 

■ TheHrsrof a new series irr 

which Jimmy Young, his 
audience, and guests 
discuss a topical subject, 
tonight South Africa. The 
programme includes a 
live, link-up Interview with 
Zambia's President 
Kaunda. 

1 1.10 LWT News headlines 

followed by The Irish RM. 
Major Y eates learns 
another trick or two from 
Hurry Knox, (r) 

12.05 Night Thoughts. 



Members of London Contemporary Dance Theatre, who perform 
Rite Electrik, on BBC 2 at 835pm 


BBC 2 


6.50 


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University. Until 


1.30 Ceefax. 

I. 45 Sunday Grandstand 

introduced by Desmond 
Lynam. The Wimbledon 
Men's Singles final, if wet, 
the French Grand Prix. 

6-50 Foley Square. American 
series about the lawyers 
Of a District Attorney's 
office. This evening s 
problem concerns the 
attempts to prove a case 
against a vicious landlord 
who has scared all 
potential witnesses away. 

7.15 The World About Us: 
Cowgirls. Faye Dunaway 
narrates this documentary 
celebrating the skills and 
bravery of fie women of 
the Wild West, among 
them the Crossley sisters, 
now nearing their nineties, 
who left their Harrow 
home in England in 1906 
to become Wyoming 
cowgirls. They talk about 
their life from their 
adjacent homes in the 
middle of Butch Cassidy 
country. Fern Sawyer was 
Champion Cowgirl in 1947 
and now runs a ranch in 
New Mexico; while Tad 
Lucas, a former rodeo 
star, reveals that she 
didn't give up bronco 
busting until she was a 
grandmother. (Ceefax) 

SJ0S Favourite Things. Richard 
Baker talks to novelist and 
deputy-chairman of the 
Conservative Party. 

Jeffrey Archer, about his 
peaks, his troughs, and 
the things that give him 
pleasure. (Ceefax) 

8.35 Oancemakers. Tom Jobe 
introduces performances 
of his Rite Electrik and 
Liquid Assets danced by 
meribers of the London 
Contemporary Dance 
Theatre. 

9.20 Grand Prix. The French 
Grand Prix from the Paul 
Ricard circuit the 
commentators are Murray 
Walker and James Hunt 

9.50 The AFI Salute to John 
Huston, Introduced by 
Lauren Bacall. Highlights 
of the American Rim ■ 
Institute Life Achievement 
Award celebrations, held 

. _ jrLHollywood in 1983. . .. 

II. 05 FtiiK The Maltese Falcon* 

. . ..(1941 ) starring Humphrey _ 

Bogart as the wise- 
cracking private detective, 
Sam Spade, who is hired 
by a beautiful woman to 
find a priceless statuette. 
Events take a turn for the 
worse when Spade's 
partner is murdered and 
the woman changes her 
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THE TIMES 


Gatting done 


SPORT 


little justice 


by his bowlers 


By John Woodcock, Cricket Correspondent 


EDGBASTON: India, with 
seven first-innings wickets in 
hand, are JOS runs behind 
England. 

U was no longer bright and 
beautiful at Edgbaston yester- 
day, but the series with India, 
sponsored by Comhiit. contin- 
ued to produce some worth- 
while cricket. After two days 
of the third Test match India 
are 182 for three in reply to 
England's 390. 

India would have settled for 
this. I imagine, when they 
went in. Not since England 
beat Australia at the Oval last 
summer had they made as 
good a total, but the bowling 
they followed it up with was 
undistinguished and border- 
ing at times on the ragged, it is 
curious in an age when con- 
tainment is so often the order 
of the day that they are not 
more accurate. It is far too 
soon to rule out an English 
victory, but to achieve one 
they will need to bowl to a 
fuller length than they did 
yesterday. Anyrhing shon is 
meat and drink on this pitch 
to Indian batsmen of this 
calibre. 

There was a certain irony 
about the morning's play. Had 
it been as dark on Thursday, 
when Engjand were beginning 
their innings, the umpires' 
offer to come off for bad light 
would have been accepted, 
and there would have been no 


hours before lunch India, with 
their backs to the wall, bowled 
only 26 overs, while England 
scored 74 runs for the loss of 
Foster, Edmonds and French. 

- By the time Radford was 
last out. in the first over of the 
afternoon. Gatting had -been 
batting for six. and a half hours 
for 294 bafts) and made a fine 
score. I was much reminded of 
the Gentlemen and Players 


had called the tune and played 
wonderfully welL 
India were batting by two 
o'clock and soon rattling 
along. You never quite know 


how Gavaskar is going to bat 
Srikkanth as 


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Extras (H>7,nb 5) _12 

Total MO 


FALL OF WICKETS: 1-0. 20. 3-61, 4-88 . 
5-184, 5*278. 7-327 ,8467, 9-384, 10490. 


BOWLING: KapB D«v 31 -«^- 2 ; B«w 
3-1; Sharnui 29.3-2-130-4; 


17-1-53- C antinw 
MantoMr 25-355-2; Sfwstrl 14-1-45-1. 

- B*MA: first Innings _ 

S M Gavaskar b Pringle — — — » 

K SrtMovitfi e Preigte b Racffard 23 

M AmarnaSi not out S8 


D B Vongtankar c Gooch b Radford . 38 

M Azftarwfctet not out 20 

Extras (b 1, ■> 8, nb 4) 13 

Total (3 wfcta) 182 


•KBfM Dew, R J Shatfrl. RMH &n^ tKS 


More, C Shamw and ManMer 

bat 

FAU. OF WICKETS: 1-S3, 2-58. 3-138. 

BOWUNG; Radford 17-2-634; Foster 15- 
2-41-0: Pringle 7-1-17-1; Edmonds 144- 
29-0; Emburey 9-2-230. 

Umpires: H D Bird and B J Mayor. 


play: and if India had been 
battic 


tting they would no doubt 
have taken the chance to come 
off. As it was, because it suited . 
England to go on bailing, we 
had a full morning's cricket, 
and it is unlikely that the- 
batsmen were in any way 
incommoded. In the two 


match at Lord’s in 1950, when 
the England captaincy to Aus- 
tralia was also in the offing. 
“That should settle k” (or 
words to that effect) said 
Freddie Brown, as he walked 
through the Long Room after 
making a storming hundred It - 
did. So. now, should Gatling's 
183 not oul Since coming 
through an anxious start he 


these days. With 
his partner he sometimes fakes 
to show that he, too, bas all the 

shots. That is as it was now, so 
that after 10 overs India were. 
50 for no wicket Radford 
must have wondered what had 
hit him. His first three overs 
cost 24 runs, his first five 34, 
Gavaskar taking . three 
successive fours off him and 
Srikkanth flourishing his bat 
like a penny cane. 

There was a difficult diving 
chance to Athey at cover point 
off Radford, given by 
Gavaskar, and it was Radford 
who got rid of Srikkanth, 
Pringle taking a nice catch at 
first slip. Three overs later, 
with only five runs added, 
Gavaskar entirely misjudged . 
the line of a ball from Pringle. 
He played no stroke and back 
went him off stump. Pringle 
had now had a hand in the ftdl. 
of seven of India's last eight 
wickets, here and at 
Headingley. 

Radford may have been 
trying to bowl too fast. He was 
not brought in to frighten the 
batsmen out but to bowl 
straight and to pitch the ball 
up. It was sometime before he 
did so. Foster also bowled too 
short and, although the ball 
would torn, it did so only 
slowly. And the Indians are 
used to that 

Amamath and Vengsarkar, 
playing competently, had add- 
ed 80, the last few of them in 
fitful sunshine, when 
Vengsarkar drove at Radford 



Captain courageous: Gatting struck by a ball from Kapil Dev 
during his 183 not out (Photograph: Chris Harris) 


and Gooch, diving to his right 
at second slip, held an excel- 
lent catch. Any side would 
have been pleased to play 


through the last hour after that 
with the confidence and pa- 
nache of Amamath' and 
Azharuddin. 


Four doubtful 


Kent have doubts about four 
players - for . their county 
championship match against. 
Derbyshire at Derby today. 
Graham Dilley, the England fast 
bowler (tooth abscess). Richard 
Ellison, the England all-rounder 
(ankle) Steve Marsh, 
wicketkeeper (bruised hand) 


and Kevin Jarvis, fast bowler 
(neck), have late fitness tests. If 
Marsh is unfit it will mean a first 
class debut for Paul Farbrace, 
aged IS. who substituted for 
him in Somerset's second in- 
nings in the game which fin- 
ished at Maidstone yesterday. 


Mandlikova holds the key 


• For the first lime since 1977 
the Wimbledon women's sin- 
gles final today will be contest- 


By Rex Bellamy 
rope, has had much to do — as 


ed by players who were both 
in Europe, in this case 


travelling companion, coach 
and confidante — 


and 


bom 

Martina Navratilova 
Hana Mandlikova. 

In 1975 Miss Navratilova 
and Renata Tomanova won 
the world team championship 
(Federation Cup) for Czecho- 
slovakia. Since 1981 Miss 
Navratilova has been a Unit- 
ed States citizen but presum- 
ably there will be a conflict of 
loyalties when, later this 
month, she returns to her 
native land in an effort to take 
the Federation Cup away from 
Czechoslovakia, winners for 
the past three years. Miss 
Mandlikova has replaced Miss 
Navratilova as the star of the 
Czechoslovak show. 

Another historic aside is 
that Betty Stove, who lost to 
Virginia Wade in the last final 
between players born in Eu- 


with Miss 

Mandlikova’s. increasing ma- 
turity as a playerand a person. 
That player-person relation- 
ship is essential. Professional 
tennis is increasingly a game 
for the young but it is rare fora 
major title to go to anyone 
other than the comprehen- 
sively adult 

Miss Mandlikova has 
grown up. She is also more 
than five years younger than 
Miss Navratilova, which must 
be measured against the fact 
that Miss Navratilova has 
won 18 of their previous 24 
matches. Miss Mandlikova 
was the last player to beat 
Miss Navratilova at Wimble- 
don. in 1981. though Miss 
Navratilova won their three 
other matches on grass: one at 
Eastbourne, the others in 
Australia. 

Miss Navratilova holds the 


Wimbledpty and. Australian’ 
titles but. last September, Miss 
Mandlikova beat Chris Lloyd 


The year peace broke 
out at Wimbledon 


By Richard Evans . 


and :M iss Navratilova in turn 
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What alf this" amounts to is 
that there can be no confident 
forecast Miss Navratilova has 
won all her six Wimbledon 
singles finals. This year's op- 
position has hardly been for- 
midable, which means that 
she should have plenty of 
physical and emotional energy 
in reserve. She may be rocked 
back on her heels for a few 
games and Miss Mandlikova 
is' largely a “confidence" play- 
er who.; granted a good start, 
can be irresistibly inspired: 

Miss Navratilova, however, 
is the sounder of the two and 
has the strength of arm and 
wrist that is always important 
on grass, which often demands 
improvization. 

Much depends on whether 
Miss Mandlikova’s services 
and approach shots are as 
boldly accurate as they were 
against Mrs Lloyd. If they are, 
it must be doubled whether 
Miss Navratilova can counter- 
punch as well- as Mrs JJoyd 
usually does. ■ . 

Both players are exception- 
ally good =• movers. Miss 
Mandlik'ova's cross-court 
forehand could hurt Miss 
Navratilova's backhand. 
Equally, Miss Navratilova's 
chipped backhand approach 
shot down the line could be 
fruitfuL It should be a fasci- 
nating match — decided, one 
suspects. by Miss 
Mandlikova’s less predictable 
form and by the way each 
player serves. 


It is too simplistic to suggest 
that the absence of John 
McEnroe and the first round 
defeat of Jimmy Connors has 
been entirely responsible for 
the turn of peace and trumO- 
ity that has settled over Wim- 
bledon this year. 

Obviously the headlines 
would have been shriller had 
they been around but both are 
yesterday's story as for as 
behaviour on the international 
circuit is concerned. 

. . Before going off to watch 
Boris Becker give a highly 
concentrated demonstration of 
power play against the amus- 
ing and less concentrated Hen- 
ri Leconte yesterday loo 
Tiriac, the Wimbledon 
champion's manager, was in a 
long discussion over the 
game's rhanpng mores with 
Marshall Happer, the execu- 
tive director of the Men’s 
International Professional 
Tennis CoandL, and his Paris- 
based assistant, Paul Svehlik. 

“There is no problem with 
the young players," Tiriac 
said. “The Swedes and other 
Europeans are perfect Even 
Boris is better now because he 
knows that when be gets angry 
be plays badly. He had JO 
minutes when he lost his 
temper against Paul 
McNaraee and it hurt him." 


Happer, who has the thank- 
less task of trying to tell multi- 
millionaire superstars what to 
do, was delighted to hear such 
sentiments coming from a man 
who was apt to cause a little 


maybertt oh aunt in his own 
playing days. 

“The general behaviour pat- 
' tern ' is -vastly improved," 
Happer agreed. “The fines 
leried by our supervisors at the 
French Open this year were 
way down on last year. The 
attitude of the Europeans bas 
certainly been a factor but so, 
too, has the improvement in 
the standard of officiating." 

Ken Ferrar, the chief grand 
prix supervisor, said that there 
would be no significant drop in 
the number of fines at Wim- 
bledon this year but, as be 
pointed out, “crimes" such as 
yelling at umpires and obscene 
gestures were virtually non- 
existent now. u Most of the 
offences are minor ones," 
Ferrar agreed. “We have 
much less trouble with bad 
behaviour than we used to." 

Happer is always keeping 
an eye for new technological 
aids to assist his officials and 
is looking at a system based on 
sonar sounding, as used in 
submarines, wtuch could cover 
all lines on a tennis court and 
offer officials instant replays. 

- -Certainly the days when 
umpires at tennis and cricket 
and referees at football will be 
assisted by another official 
monitoring precision technol- 
ogy by the side of the playing 
area cannot be far away. In the 
meantime, this generation of 
tennis players seem better 
suited temperamentally to 
handle the injustices of human 
error than their immediate 
predecessors. 


RAC keep 


SPORT IN BRIEF 


race open 


A statement issued by the 
RAC motor sports association 
yesterday has confirmed that 
next year's British Grand Prix 
will be at Silverstone but that 
“races beyond next year will 
be kept under review". Earlier 
this year FOCA, the construc- 
tors association, agreed to run 
the Grand Prix at Silverstone 
for the next five years, to the 
exclusion of Brands Hatch, 
which previously alternated 
with the Kent circuit as venue 
for the race. 



Verona move 


Wood in 


Roy Wood has been elected 
the new chairman of Gilling- 
ham following the resignation 
of Charles Cox. Earl Henry 
Sondes, as new vice-chair- 
man. and Dennis Berry are 
both re-elected to the club's 
board, haring earlier stepped 
down. 


Ayrton Senna, of BnudL who 
yesterday recorded the fast- 
est time in practice for the 
French Grand Prix in Dijon 
tomorrow. Nigel ManselL, of 
Great Britain, was second 
Grand Prix preview, page 30 


Ski summer 


Gibb chosen 


Alan Gibb, a Scotsman who 
lives in the north of England, 
has been appointed the new 
■chairman of the British Ama- 
teur Rugby League Associa- 
tion. He has been chairman of 
the youth committee for three 
seasons. 


Over 100 skiers are expect- 
ed to compete, in the second 
Westgaie Insurance grand prix 
at Rossendale. Lancashire to- 
morrow. The event is part of a 
six-race series on artificial 
slopes in Britain. The remain- 
ing four rounds take place at 
Gloucester, on September 6. 
at Hemel Hempstead, on Sep- 
tember. H. 'at Silkswonh, 
Tyne and Wear-* on October 4 
and at Rossendale. on October 
18. 


VERONA, Italy (AP) - Ve- 
rona. the Italian football 
league club, have sent a two- 
man delegation, including 
their vice-president, to Frank- 
furt in an attempt to sign 
Thomas Berthold, the 21- 
year-old West German de- 
fender currently with 
EinirachL Italian clubs are 
expecting to be allowed to 
field newly-hired foreign play- 
ers in 1987 as an existing, ban 
is likely to be lifted at the end 
of the year and Verona recent- 
ly sold Hans-Peter Briegel, 
another West German.- to 
Sampdoria. 

England win 

England beat Spain 2-1 in a 
women's hockey World Cup 
warm-up match at Bisham 
Abbey yesterday. Vjckey Dix- 
on. as the result of a penalty 
corner, and Kate Parker 
scored for England and Angels 
Canal for Spam. England meet 
Japan today and again tomor- 
row- at the same venue. 


Rolling on 


The . British artistic roller 
skating championship in Bury 
St Edmunds on July 12 and 13 
will be ‘ sponsored bv the 
. Electricity Council. The’ high- 
lights will be televised by 
lannel 4 next month. 


Fbst published in 1785 


Becker power 

is too much given an 
for Leconte uppercut 



■ By Rex Bellamy, Tennis Correspondent 
Bean Uconte. on his 23rd J- « 

ed with a service winner and 


From CiuistopberWtiker 
Moscow - 


birthday, played a game of 
tepnis that he will want to 
forget but never will. The 
mighty Boris Becker, Wimble- 
don champion, was looking 
weary in body and mind as 
they swung into the fourth set 
of their semi-final yesterday. 
For the first time Leconte 
seemed the fitter man. But in 
the fourth game Becker was 
thrice lucky: and a break to 3-1 
gave- him what turned out to 
be. a decisive advantage. 
Becker won 6-2. . 6-4, 6r7, 60 
in 2 hours and 24 minutes. 

hi that critical game , a 
passing shot by - Becker 
bounced conveniently (for 
him) off the net cord. Then a 
blocked service return based 
on hope rather than confi- 
dence drifted lazily through 
the air like a hesitant butterfly 
before perching on a distant 
line. That gave Becker a break 
point and Leconte, ignoring 
the birthday conventions, 
promptly served a double 
fault that presented the game 
to Becker. 


A frightening 
performance 


Leconte served seven dou- 
ble faults and 11 aces, and 
Becker eight double faults and 


an ace. At 4-5 down, Becker 
conceded more than two 
points on his service for the 
first time in the match. A 
double fault even gave Le- 
conte a set point, which 
Becker saved with a thrilling, 
acrobatic stop volley. . 

Then came a tie-break m 
which Becker looked suddenly 
drained: much as Pal Cash 
had doneat a similar stage of a 
match with the resilient Le- 
conte. Maybe it -was one of 
those centre court trances that 
can ‘afflict even the best of 
players. Maybe it was just 
battle fatigue. Whatever the 
reason, Becker’s mind and 
reactions slowed down, his 
rhythm and touch deserted 
him. Two tired back-band 
volleys said it all. 

So to the fourth set — and 
that somewhat bizarre fourth 
game which restored Becker to 
at least a semblance of his 
earlier splendour when Le- 
conte was 2-5 down a support- 
er shouted “Tout n’est jamais 
perdu.” The- supporter was 
wrong. But this was a fine, 
furious 'match between two 
charming . sportsmen _whp 
walked off court with an arm 
round each other’s shoulders. 

Up in the Royal Box, the 
once-great Jean Borotra must 
have appreciated his 


Tbe 17-day - Goodwill? 
Games, which predesigned Uf 
bring the sportsmen and worn-' 
en of tbe United^ States -and - 
Rnwia together in harmony,*, 
began yesterday bat - experi- 
enced a Last-minute hitebover 
the refusal of the United 
States Defence Department to 
permit the American .boxers ty. 
take part. 

The 10 boxers and a coach;, 
all US military personnel 
were stranded hade boats, 
while the American organizers' 
of this joint Soriet-US promo 1 
don were trying to .get : the 1 

decision reversed. 

Under conditions at strict: 
security, the first bj£ Seriet-< 
US sports confrontation smee* 
the 1976 Montreal Olympics 
under way, hailed fry the 
>viet organizers assymbolij- 
ing the improTOf .relation*, 
between the superpowers- si£v 
nailed by last year's Genera, 
summit The Americans wfrft- 
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up tbe Games for a nearly . 
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game back to him). For almost 
three sets the power of 
Becker's serving was such that 
John Newcombe, up in the 
stands, described it as 
“frightening." 

But for the fact that Leconte 
was not standing in -the way,. 
Becker would have risked a 
charge of inflicting grevious 
bodily harm. Often Leconte, 
stooping to receive, merely 
watched the ball go by. Even 
more, often, he gasped and 
lunged and somehow de- 
flected the ball with the frame 
or omstrings of. the racket 
One had the impression that 
his hair was fluttering in the 
draft 

Becker was reluming ser- 
vice better, too, especially on 
the backhand. His amici pa 1 


mg sword-play, and unflinch- 
ing • resistance. Leconte is 
already a sporting hero in his 
own country, largely because 
he embodies so many national 
characteristics that he is al- 
most a caricature of a French- 
man. Now he has made his 
mark in Britain. 

The foci that Leconte was 
beaten by mi equally engaging 
example of all that is best in' 
typically blond, blue-eyed, 
healthy German youth, mat- 
ters lesslhan the nature of the 
dazzling pleasures they spread 
before us. 


RESULTS 


Men’s singles 


Holden B Becker (WG) 
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handling more assured. He 
was quick to profit from 
anything - -.but the best of 
services and noise. Mentally 
and technically, this was awe- 
some and almost flawless 
grass court tennis. 

Poor Leconte, given an 
encouraging yell from ihe 
crowd, beckoned the spectator 
down to tbe court and offered 
the loan of his racquet (which 
should, by that time, have 
been in tatteTs). There were 
sporadic rallies, the forked 
lightning of tennis. Leconte 
occasionally raised a clenched 
fist when he had comeoffbest 
— or cried “Allezr when he 
thought he had hit a winner. 
At the heart of the third set 
Becker produced his familiar 
imitation of a man cycling 
down a cobbled street without 
a bicycle. 

More to the point Becker 


Holders: H Gunftiardt (Swftz) 
and B Taroczy (Hung) 
Semi-finals 


tioa from the Soviet sita 
Teems of around 500 ath- 
letes from tbe two cooHtri^- 
are among competitors^ frim: 

the Games, 

of Ted Turner, the American- 
broadcasting tycoon, who 
planned tbdn as a response toi 
tbe boycotts oTthfc 1980 aad- 
1984 Olympics held: respec- 
tively in Moscow ra 
Angeles^. ‘ ‘ V • 

Among tire competitor die 
to take pari; ra the 20 sports^ 
are Carl Lewis, Edwin Moses Jk: 
and Willie Banks from the. 
United States, Uwe Honu amf 
Heike Drechsler from East : 
Germany, Stefka JCostadinpra 
of Bulgaria amt, from the 
Soriet linkm, SergeL Bnbka* 
Natalya Lisovskaya abd Ynri 
Sedykh. • • .V • 

Marat Gramov, the chair- 
man of the organizing commit- - 
tee, datmed that tbe Games, 
which have brought 1,000; 
American spectator^ to Mos- 
cow,, were “arefleetionof the 
Geneva spirif'anda convince 
ing demonstration that the US 
and (be Soviet Union conkf 
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Holders: Miss K Jordan (US) 
and Mrs P D Smytie (A us) 
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Miss R D Fairbank (8) 6*4, 6-3. 

Mixed Doubles 

Holders: P McNamee (Aust) 
and Miss M Navratilova (US) 
Quarter-finals 

E Sanchez and Miss B 
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M Robertson and Miss E 
Reinach 7-5 6-4 


In the opening- event of the 
Goodwill Games, Vladimir 
Salnikov, of the Soviet Union, 
set a world swimming record 
in the ■■ men’s 800 metres 
freestyle with a time of 7mm 
50.64sec, bettering his own 
previous record of 7:52.33 set 
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Woosnam ‘brainstorm’ 
has James laughing 


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lan Woosnam took two 
strokes to gel his (rail within 
three feet of the cup at the 1 72 
yards third hole in the Peugeot 
French Open second round, 
on the La Boulie course here, 
yesterday. He eventually 
signed for a 16 at the hole. 
Woosnam hit tbe ball eight 
times and incurred a further 
eight penalty shots for hitting 
a moving frail. 

Frustration, is the root of 
most evils in golf. The slight- 
est suggestion of a kink in the 
swing can play havoc with the 
mind. The putter which be- 
comes the traitorous imple- 
ment will inflict misery on its 
owner. 

Woosnam is not the first 
golfer, neither will he be the 
last, to allow frustration to rise 
to the surface of his emotions. 
He had started atlhe 10th hole 
and. with nine holes remain- 
ing. calculated that as he was 
five over par for the champi- 
onship. he required six birdies 
to escape the halfway 
guillotine. 

So when Woosnam. a mem- 
ber of the European team 
which won the Ryder Cup last 
September, missed from three 
feet at the third — bis twelfth — 
the cut sliced too deep into his 
morale. “I should not have 
been playing anyway. 1 have a 
bad back." he said. “The 
frustration of it all became loo 
much for me." 

At least he did complete the 
round. When Brian Barnes 
played "hockey" around a 
hole during the French Open 
in 1968. recording a score 
assessed to be 15. he consid- 
ered enough was enough and 
look his leave.- r 

Woosnam. who ironically 
finished with four birdies in 
his remaining six holes, played 


on. More importantly, he did 
not disturb the concentration 
of his playing partners. Mark 
James took 66. one of his best 
scores of the season, and 
Vicente Fernandez, of Argen- 
tina. relumed a 65. “J couldn't 
stop laughing," James said. 

John Paramor. the tourna- 
ment director, said: “There is 
no question of action being 
taken against Ian. He simply 
had a brainstorm out there, at 
one hole." 

Severiano Ballesteros- en- 
dured his frustrating moments 
too. What disturbed him was 
the shuffling of spectators in 
the gallery and the inevitable 
click of a camera, here and 
there. It upset bis concentra- 
tion and it caused him on one 
occasion, to throw his ball 
with some disgust into the 
crowd. 

Even so. Ballesteros edged 
closer to establishing a new 
European record of winning 
four tournaments in succes- 
sion. He scored 66 for a 
halfway aggregate of 131 and 
he now has the three strokes 
lead over Ray Stewart (66). of 
Canada, and Fernandez. 

Ballesteros bad five birdies 
to come home in 3 1 . and at the 
end his score was 26 shots 
better that that of Woosnam, 
who took 81. 


SECOND ROUND: (G8 
staled): 131: S BaOesteras j 
66: 134: V Fernandez (Arq) 
R Stewart (Can). 68, 66: 
Levenson [S Africa 
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137: M Johnson 69. 68: 138: G Cali 
(it), 69, 69; V Somers (Aush n. 67; 


MRoe 70. 68; W WestnarfS A1 

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69. 68; R Lee 68,70: C 
67.71: 136: BSherfy (US). 7i; . 

Sowa (Argl, 69,-70:. J Had 73, 6&.A 
SaavedralArg), 71. 68; M-Mouiand 
71. 68; A Grander 70, 69; E Webber 


(Zjmj. 69. 70; R^Coasco (US), 69, 


Hansen 67, 72. 


usual propaganda slogans 
have been taken dawn aqu 
replaced with giant signs car- 
rying the slogan “Sport the 
am bassa d or of peace." 

By coincidence, the Games ~ r 
have opened at a time wheta 
the recent dull w relations 
between Moscow and Wash- 
ington has been si 
thawed by sngeestk 
the Kremlin this week thattfae 
1986 sammit will take place ja 
intended, despite its contins- 
ing reJnctanre to agreea dafe 
tone US sports offid^s, 
notably the former/ natidul 
Olympic Committee :t pru- 
dent, Robert Kane, ; hare ac- 
cused Turner, tbe flamboyant 
head of the pioneering. 
cable television • company, 
Turner Broadcasting System, 
of undermining the states of 
the committee as the co- 
ordinator of US athletes' par- 
ticipation in international 
events. • : 

The Soviet organizers .have 
angrily rejected’ charges .of 
commercialization -aimed - dt 
the Games, which* wfll'^ber^ 
broadcast live in the. US -ffr 
130 hours and packaged' for 
showing in - other- - western 
countries. %“ * 

. ^Some people stubbornly 
insist on the allegedly com- 
mercial character .oC-.'-tife 
games", Mr Gramov said. 
“There is no troth whatsbvir 
in- these claims We do -not 
pursue any commercial aims, 
and oar expenses are for in 
excess of any - income -that 
might be gained." 

ie also denied that tfie 
Games conflicted with - the 
organization of the Olympics 
despite recent expressions of 
dissatisfeation by members of 
foe International CHympfe^J 
Committee meeting in -Seoai, 
the venue For foe next Olym- 
pics ml98S. 

“The philosophy .of the 
Goodwill Games, as we under- 
stand it. makes theuL^kiu to 
foe ideas of the Olympic 
movement," Mr GrainO* 
stated. - 

Although foe Games opened 
officially yesterday with sriim- 

xuug_. events, a spectacular 
opening ceremony involviua 
many thousands of people aiwu 
special effects wfll be staged 
tonight m Moscow's Lenin 
Stadium. 

According to Mr Turner.,* - 
Uratli-milfionafreWbofiks won 1 
praise in tfaC offkaal Sovfet 
media, the pext;. Goodwill 
Games will ; . be -> staged-- h - 
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