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By Smh Hogg 

An “agenda- of action” for 
European industry, to enable it 
to compete ini world markets 
with: the United States and 
Japan* was outlined by the 
Foreign Secretary yestertby. 

- . Sir Geoffrey Howe voiced 
wide-ranging • criticisms, of 
Europe’s industrial perfor- 
mance' in a speech to , the 
Institute of Director, and 
called fin: 

0 Tax, incentives io encour age 

“European innovative pro- 
jects”, through such means as 
Britain’s' ' Business' Expansion' 

• An easier tax treatment of 
profits from . sew patents to be 

• A review of purchasing poli- 
cies by European governments 
in high-technology industries, 
with particular support far the 
development of foe“Eurotype 

• Stimulus to private indus- 
tries. to incre^ research and 
devdopment, where Sir Geof- 
frey complained that Europe 
was lagging behind. 

He said that Britain was 
"woefully slow to ■innovate” 
and that too many British 
companies "seem to prefer 
fivipg in a ibofs paradise” 16 
competing internationally. 
However,, he claimed that our 
European competitors “are in 
trouble too”. 

"A European company 
which secures enough of its 
national market to bung it into 

liafc^to^ be baukd befortTrts 

national competition 

authority,” he said. 

Thismust beintepreted as a 
significant criticism of Brit- 
ain’s present mergers policy, 
which is already causing wide- 
spread unease. 

Sir Geoffrey voiced surpris- 
ingly Strong support for the 
European Commission's ef- 
forts to break down industrial 
barriers in . the. SC . on a 
timetable to be completed by 
1 9SZ. He trod carefully around 
&tt«siK<rf European coHabo- 

Yesterday’s prize *fn The 
Times Portfolio competition - 

£6,600 because there were no 
winners on foe' two previous 
days — was shared by i foor 
readers, Mr B W Barry. of 
Wariingham, Surrey, Miss 
Andrea Christodaokm, of Lon- 
don W8, Mr N Ftanrest, of 
BLackburn, Lancs, and Mr D 
Healey, of Blackpool, Lancs. 
Portfolio list page 20; how te 
iy, mfonaation service, page 

New rules on 
takeover bids 

The Stock Exchange has te 
sued new rules to. curtail the 
use of “poison pill" tactics in 
takeover battles. Companies 
will have to seek shareholders’ 
approval before agreeing to 
pay "costs and losses not in 
the ordinary course of 

Arms setback 

American and Russian arms 
control negotiators in Geneva 
ended then fourth round of 
talks on nuclear and space 
weapons with each blaming 
the other for 1®^°* 
progress ^*8* 6 

Forgery role 

A former FBI agent ami an 
international arms dealer 
claimed they were working on 
behalf of the United Stans 
government when arrested 
with nearly $500,000 counter- 
feit dollars Page 3 

NatWest rise 

Bank shares moved sharply 
ahead yesterday afler National 
Westminster reported annna l 
profits 20 per cent higher at 
£804 million - well above 
market expectations Page 17 


Unha may bargain for the 
release of about 150 expatriate 
workers, induding at feast two. 
Britons, who were seized by its 
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From Michael Hornsby, Johannesburg 

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convened joint session 

white, Indian and Coloured 
chambers of the South Afiican 
Parliament, President Botha 
said yesterday that be intend- 
ed to lift the. stale of emetgen- 
cy “in the near future", and 
also announced a new initia- 
nye in the lone-mnuing inter- 
national dispute over 
Namibia (South-West Africa). 

. Mr Botha said-a proclama- 
tion suspending the emergen- 
cy, in force since July 21 last 
year, would probably be is- 
sued on Friday. Although 
“sporadic and isolated inci- 
dents of violence” were con- 
tinuing in various parts of the 
country, the overall situation 
had unproved sufficiently to 
make the emergency no longer 
necessary, he said. 

The timing of the 
President's announcement . 
took observers here by sur- 
prise. -There has been little 
slackening in violence. More 
than 100 deaths in politically- 
motivated unrest were record- 
ed in January, and the toll 
cannot have been much lower 
in February, which saw at least- 
23 people killed in' several 
days of rioting -arid police 
counter-action in the black 
ghetto of Alexandra in north- 
era Johannesburg alone. 

Only a- .few hours before Mr 
Botha rose to make his an- 
nouncement, a bomb expkxl-.. 
ed in the Johannesburg 
regional headquarters of the 
South African jiolice. Two 
white policemen were slightly 

iag to the police. 

The police released few 
details, and also issued a 
notice reminding journalists 
that it is . an olfence under 
South African law to take 
pictures' of a police station. It 
appears the bomb was placed 
in a lavatory on the second 
floor of the butidm&Tmown as 
John Vorster Square. 

It is notorious with blacks 
as a place where the security 
police conduct many of then* 
interrogations of persons held 

Namibia deadline . 6 

Unita hostages 6 

Propaganda drive 12 

under South Africa's deten- 
tion- without-trial laws. So far 
as is known it is the first bomb 
attack on the building. 

No organization has yet 
claimed responsibility, but it 
seems to fit the pattern of 
sharply increased armed activ- 
ity by insurgents of the out- 
lawed African National 
Congress (ANQ. Early yester- 
day morning two limpet 
mines exploded-in an electric- 
ity substation near Durban, 
causing^ blackout 

On Monday, police killed 
seven black men they de- 
scribed as ANC terrorists in a 
gunbattie in a black township 
near Cape Town. . 

.- The emergency, originally 
imposed in 36 magisterial 
districts, is currently in force 
in 23, 14 of them in the 
Johannesburg region, five in 

the Eastern 
the Western 

Cape Town. At its most 
extensive, the emergency cov- 
ered 38 districts and about a 
third of the population. 

In his statement, Mr Botha 
said that, in order to enable 
the police to continue dealing 
with, unrest after the emergen- 
cy is lifted, existing legislation 
would be “reviewed and 
amendments proposed” dur- 
ing the current session of 
Parliament, “to provide the 
authorities with the statutory 
powers required to protect 
lives and property 

Even before the emergency 
was imposed, the police al- 
ready had wide powers of 
arrest and detention under 
permanent security laws. Lift- 
ing the emergency may not, 
therefore, make much practi- 
cal difference. 

It also remains to be seen 
whether the curbs on press 
and television coverage of 
unrest, which were imposed 
last November under the 
emergency, will now lapse, or 
be replaced by other measures. 

Ending the state of emer- 
gency may be designed to 
impress foreign opinion as 
much as anything. The seven- 
member Commonwealth 
“Eminent Persons Group" is 
currently in South Africa, with 
a brief to report back to 
Commonwealth Govern- 
ments by June on the pace of 
reform in South Africa and the 
efforts made by Pretoria to 
negotiate with black leaders. 

by court 

A High^ .Court judge yester- 
day tndened ibe-seszare of 79 
ears baioajggjg foSogat '82to 

from foe 
. Mr Jusfrbe; Taylor also 
'Warned thatthe tmion.offioes 
might be dosed *nd its offi- 
cials expelled. He rejected an 
application for Sogat’s local 
fundi to be exempted. 

It has also been, disclosed 
that Mr Norman Willis, the 
TUC general secretary, met 
Mr Bruce Matthews, News 
International m an aging direc- 
tor, at a secret location on 
Monday night 

The talks were described as 
‘'informal and 

exptoratory”although no de- 
tails were released. They are to 
be resumed, but .no date has 
been set Mr Willis asked fo r 
the meeting after the EETFU, 
the electricians’ union, agreed 
to a joint approach to the 

Sogat’s £17 million assets 
were sequestered on February 
10 .after it ignored a court 
order to stop blacking The 
Times. The Sunday Times , 
The Sun and The News of the 
World. The union was also 
fined £25,000, but has not 
revoked the blacking order. 
Around 4,000 of its members 
have been dismissed by the 
company., ...... 

Mr Justice Taylor said ofms 
decision to seize the union 
cars: “Itseems to me there is 
no good reason why the motor 
cars should not be taken into 
sequestration with the other 
property of the union. It may 
well be that the impact of the 
sequestration may be felt 
more acutely, and the con- 
tempt be brought to an end 
more quickly." • 

But he added: *Tt should be 

said that the union, through us 
officers, has been extremely 
co-operative in canying out 
the requirements of the 
seqestrators and their duties 
under the law. For that co- 
operation much credit is due 
to them." . ' 

The judge allowed the 
sequestrators to make 
“compassionate" payments. 

factory dosures and job losses 
amoqg the million-strong la- 
bour force iitthe-British motor 
component industry was 
rated yesterday fry Forii after 
| .^.Government veto of Its, 
’ attempt to take over Austin. 
Rover. . 

. Mr Bob Lutz, the chairman 
of Ford in Britain, said that 
the risk of major plant clo- 
sures in the OK would have 
beds lessened had the deal 
been allowed to proceed. The 
Government put an end to the 
discussions in the face of a 
Commons backbench revolt. 

Speaking before the opening 
of the Geneva Motor Show 
and just hours before the 
Government deadline on the 
submission of bids for the 
takeover of BL’s Land Rover 
Leyland subsidiary, Mr Lutz 
said the abandonment of the 

Takeover veto may 
cost jobs, say Ford 

By Edward Townsend, Industrial Correspondent 
The spectre of widespread talks between, the two car 

companies was “a huge 
missed opportunity - a tragedy 
for Ford and a -tragedy for 
Britain", ' 

. Had Ford taken over Austin 
Rover, the .ries^rHiito' engi- 
neering would have stayed in 
Britain, be said. 

Later, speaking on the BBC 
radio programme World at 
One. Mr Lutz said that Ford 
employed 50,000 in the UK, 
20,000 more than Austin 

Asked whether the two 
companies might talk again, 
Mr Lutz said the public cli- 
mate would have to change 

In a pointed attack on 
Honda, which has a long-term 
collaboration deal with BL, 
Mr Lutz added: “Blind na- 
tionalism welcomes the Japa- 
nese as a white knight to save 
Britain from the Americans. 
That is wrong.” 

Hill Samuel, BL’s merchant 
bank, was last night waiting 
for the final submissions to 
lake over the state-owned 
company's Land Rover Ley- 
land subsidiary. General Mo- 
tors of the United States 
emerged as the only bidder for 
the trucks business, while the 
more anractive Land Rover 
operation was expected to 
draw up to six “expressions of 

The Department of Trade 
and Industry said the fate of 
the Land Rover Leyland 
group will be decided by the 
end of March. 

• Ford yesterday announced 
record orders from Britain's 
major car hire companies 

Scholars rule against 
Getty masterpiece 

The Getty Museum in Cali- 
fornia may have overpaid by 
several millions for one of its 
recent acquisitions (Geraldine 
Norman writes). 

The Annunciation cost 
than a .reputed $6 million 
(£4.1 million) on the grounds 
that ft was an authentic work 
by the fifteenth-century artist 
Etieric Bouts and in pristine 

An investigation undertak- 

en by The Times records 
scholarfy 1 opinion weighted 
against the Bouts attribution 
and in favour of its being 
painted by one of his work- 
shop assistants or a later 

More seriously, the results 
of the Getty’s own technical 
examination indicate that 
much of the surface has been 

Spectrum, page 10 

A 1943 photograph which the World Jewish Congress alleges shows Dr Waldheim (second 
left) at an airstrip In Yugoslavia with an Italian commander and two German officers. 

Unionist leaders 
seek initiative 
with dialogue call 

By Richard Ford and Philip Webster 
leaders of Northern statement issued after a joint 


Ireland's two Unionist parties 
yesterday attempted to regain 
the political initiative mom 
hardline “loyalists” by indi- 
cating they wanted dialogue 
rather than violent street pro- 
tests to oppose the Anglo-Irish 

The Government mean- 
while made clear that the door 
remains open for tails with 
Ulster Unionists about devo- 
lution after what Mr Tom 
King, the Secretary of State for 
Northern Ireland, described as 
the “tragic and totally 
counter-productive” day of 
protest on Monday. 

But the lack of a coherent 
Unionist strate gy in opposing 
the deal is causing concern' to 
the Government which fears 
that the void being created 
. will make the situation in the 
province during the next few 
months even more dangerous 
and volatile. 

Senior officials know that 

press conference was suddnely 

Figures released yesterday 
showed there had been 84 
demonstrations. 57 arrests, 
655 road blocks in which 441 
were cleared by police, 237 
reports of intimidation, 47 
police injuries, 65 plastic ba- 
ton rounds fired, 1 84 cases are 
being considered for prosecu- 
tion, 132 allegations of police 
inactivity ana 43 complaints 
arising from police action. 

Mr Molyneaux, leader of 
the Official Unionists, con- 
demned the violent activities 
that had occurred and said his 
party wanted no further part 
in any future day of action. 
-However” Mr Paisley, leader 
of the Democratic Unionists, 
said he did not rale out any 
tactic in the future. 

Mr King attacked Unionist 
MPs whom he said had been 
seen “making common cause 
with people in paramilitary 
hardline loyalists plan to whip dress.” 
up trouble during this year's He told the Commons that 

marching season and that the 
credibility of Mr James 
Molyneaux and the Reverend 
Ian Paisley is now seriously 
threatened by more ruthless 
and sinister forces waiting in 
the wings. 

As the Province returned to 
normal life after a day of 
intimidation and violence the 
divisions between the two 
Unionist parties were barely 
papered over by an anodyne 

47 policemen were injured 
and there were more than 20 
shots fired 

Mr King told the 
Commons:“It is now urgent 
that the Unionist leaders rec- 
ognize again that the only way 
in which the concerns of those 
they seek to represent can be 
addressed is by constructive 
discussion and not by threats 
and violence." 

Leading article, page 13 

Police action a blow 
to altering image 

By Paul Vallely 

The police in Northern tion of cases of harassment by 

Ireland yesterday came under 
concerted criticism for their 
lack of intervention in bun- 
dreds of cases of roadside 
intimidation thro util out the 
Province during Monday's 

The volume of the com- 
plaints about the activity of 
members of the Royal Ulster. 
Constabulary represents a 
considerable set back for the 
attempts of recent months to 
alter die way the police are 
perceived by the Catholic 

Yesterday the deputy leader 
of the SDLP, Mr Seamus 
Mallon, said that his party had 
so for received several hun- 
dred reports, from Protestants 
as well as Catholics about the 
refusal of the police to assist 
them to cross picket lines and 
barricades many of which 
were manned by men in black 
hoods and paramilitary uni- 

Local newspapers also con- 
tained substantial documenta- 

pickets while police looked on. 

Mr Mallon said he intends 
to rate the matter in the 
House of Commons on Thurs- 
day and wilt present a dossier 
of the complaints to the Chief 
Constable of the RUC, Sir 
John Hermon. 

“What I want to know is 
whether the police stood by 
and watched as a result of 
individual decisions by offi- 
cers on the spot, which seems 
unlikely, or whether they were 
acting under instructions from 
either the Chief Constable or 
the British Government. I will 
also be asking why the army 
was not deployed to keep the 
roads clear”, he said. 

“Whatever hope there was 
of people being convinced that 
there was a new attitude 
within the police force as a 
result of the Anglo-Irish agree- 
ment has been dashed by this 
abdication of their rev 

Spokesmen for the RUC 

Continued on page 2, col 8 

BMA red-faced over advice on Pill 

The British Medical Asso- 
ciation to expected today to 
one foe General Medial 
Council to r ec onsi de r its ad- 
vice that doctors may tel I 

parents abou t a 
contraceptionfrom a 

muter 16 ff Aey . . . , 
Ayr fmantert to understand 

The GMCs guidance; fe- 
rae* earite 

caused a deep sptitm the 
medial professkm ana aora 

ares firth* -BMA- 
The association described 
the advice at the time -as- 
“deep!? worrying” iesptenw 
jhet that leading figires front, 

the association tit on the 
CMC, foe doctors' 1 disciplin- 
ary body, awl went along with 
its guidance. 

The BMA’s central ethical 
has now recom- 
mended to foe sssodationY 
cornea, which meets today, 
that it should call oa the GMC 
to reconsider and “make ft 
absolutely clear that the right 

to consult a doctor in complete 
confidence has not 
changed in any way”. 

The BMA ha 
tailed legal advice and will tell 
Its comicB that foe GMCs 
advice is wrong in law and 
fikely to harm patients. 

The situation is par ticul a rl y 


embarrassing for foe BMA as 
the recommendation seeking a 
of mind has COHN 
unanimously from the 
association’s central ethical 
committee, whose chairman. 
Dr Sandy Marara, is a mem- 
ber of the GMC committee 
which drew op the guidance. 
Other leading BMA figures on 
foe GMC then wentatoag with 

Dr Macara said yesterday 
that be had been “my 
concerned" aD along that the 
GMCs advice would be misin- 
terpreted. He believed foe 
legal position was that foe 
GMC was entitled to tell 
doctors to give under-age girls 

absolute confidentiality save 
in- foe most exceptional dr- 
Constances such as rape or 
incest, where a doctor might 
feel it necessary to inform 

Tomorrow, the Department 
of Health is expected to issae 
its gnidanc* in the wake of the 
Law Lords’ ruftngjt is expect- 
ed to reinforce its previous 
advice that doctors must make 
an efforts to peranade girls 
aged under lb to teff their 

parents, bttt may prescribe the 
pfll without parents’ consent 
where the girl te adamant she 
will not inform her parents. ■» 

Death of MP 
adds to Tory 
poll tests 

The Government faces two 
more by-election tests after 
the death yesterday of Mr 
John Spence, Conservative 
MP for Ryedale, Yorkshire, 
and the announcement that 
another Tory, Mr Matthew 
Parris, is to resign his West 
Derbyshire seat to become a 
television presenter. 

Mr Spence, who died aged 
65 in York hospital, had a 
majority of 16,142 and Mr 
Parris one of 15,325. 

The Government is already 
facing a by-election in Fulham 
where the Conservative ma- 
jority was 4.789 over Labour. 

TV slot, page 5 

Shires get 
cash to 
keep rate 
rises down 

By Colin Hughes 

Householders in shire coun- 
ties were yesterday given hope 
of a rate rise reduction from 
April 1, when the government 
guaranteed low-spending 
councils will get an extra £500 
million in grant to share. 

The ash, £100 million 
more than expected, will come 
from money high-spending 
councils forfeit 
Announcing the figure yes- 
terday, Mr Kenneth Baker, 
Secretary of Slate for the 
Environment said it could 
lead to reduced rate increases. 

Most local authorities are 
on the verge of selling their 
rates and the announcement 
will come in time for the 
shires, most hard-hit by this 
year's rate support grant set- 
tlement to revise plans. 

Mr Baker had originally 
thought the spare cash would 
total around £400 million and 
he suggested last January that 
councils protesting about lost 
grant would not suffer so 
badly as they feared. 

Prime beneficiaries will be 
those which protested loudest 
Essex, for example, will get an 
extra £16.85 million, Hamp- 
shire £15.4 million, and Hert- 
fordshire £1 1.8 million. 

They lost out in the annual 
grant settlement because the 
Government switched money 
to the inner cities. 

Treasurers in the shires are 
likely to say the announce- 
ment is loo iaie. 

Rebels reprieve, page 2 

by Jews 

By Our Foreign Staff 

The World Jewish Congress 
yesterday accused the former 
United Nations Secretary- 
General, Dr Kurt Waldheim, 
of being a member of foe Nazi 
“brown shirts” and later serv- 
ing in a Wehrmacht unit which 
shipped more than 40,006 
Jews to death camps during 
the Second World War. 

Dr Waldheim, an Austrian 
presidential candidate, dis- 
missed the charges as non- 
sense. It was an attempt to 
discredit his election cam- 
paign. “1 was never in a unit 
which had anything to do with 
the SS.“ 

Dr Simon WiesenthaL the 
famous Nazi-hnnter, said the 
allegations were without foun- 
dation. Dr Waldheim's record 
bad been checked by the secret 
services of every major power 
before he had been permitted 
to become UN chief. 

Mr Eli Rosenbaum, general 
counsel for the World Jewish 
Congress, said the organiza- 
tion had documents showing 
that Dr Waldheim joined the 
Nazi Student Llnion on April 
1, 1938. less than three weeks 
after Austria was annexed by 

He said the documents also 
showed that Dr Waldheim 
joined the paramilitary SA 
(Stnrmabteilnng) in November 
1938 and remained a member 
until he entered military ser- 
vice with the Wehrmacht on 
August 15, 1939. 

Mr Rosenbaum said Dr 
Waldheim served in a 
Wehrmacht unit which was 
involved in the deportation of 
Jews from Greece to Ausch- 
witz in Poland and was in 
Yugoslavia during Nazi mas- 
sacres of civilians. 

Dr Waldheim, aged 67, said 
he served in the Balkans 
during the Second World War 
bnt denied any knowledge of 
Nazi atrocities. “These mat- 
ters were handled by other 
commands, certainly not by 
the staff 1 was attached to." 

The World Jewish Congress 
president, Mr Edgar 
Bronfman, said Dr Waldheim 
had “engaged in one of the 
most elaborate deceptions of 
oar time". It would have been 
“inconceivable that Waldheim 
would have been elected UN 
Secretary-General had the 
facts been known". Dr Wald- 
heim was UN chief from 1972 
to 1982. 

Dr Waldheim: an attempt to 
discredit his campaign. 

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By Stephen Goodwin 
Political Staff 

Women in Holloway jail, 
north London, are being left 
with too much spare time to 
learn the tricks of the criminal 
trade, because of cuts in the 
prison education service. MPs 
were told yesterday. 

Gasses at Holloway are 
running at only a quarter of 
capacity while prisoners are 
forced to spend long hours in 
their cells, the Commons se- i 
lect committee on education , 

The problem stems from 
the lack of officers to escort 

The crisis at Holloway, 
where about 300 women are 
detained, was explained by Mr 
Paul Cavadino. senior infor- 
mation officer of the National 
Association for the Care and 
Resettlement of Offenders 

During a week of day and 
evening tuition the prison 
should run 90 classes. But Mr 
Cavadino told the committee, 
investigating education in 
prisons, that last year classes 
were running at about a third 
of capacity. 

Nacro wants the Govern- 
ment to introduce legislation 
to guarantee all prisoners ac- 
cess to education in jaiL 

• Members of the Royal 
Family are backing a new 
effort to reward excellence in 
the prison service. 

The Butler Trust, named 
alter the late R.A. Butler, has 
raised nearly £300.000 since 
July. Princess Anne, the 
Trust's patron, will be making 
the first presentation on 
March 17. 

The award winners include 
a cowman whose good influ- 
ence is reflected in the letters 
he receives from former de- 
tainees of a youth custody 

The top prize, a travel 
scholarship for up to six 
weeks, will go to an education 
co-ordinator who encouraged 
prisoners to breed fish fry for 
exporuo the Third World 

open debate 
to stop city 

By Anthony Serins , Political Correspondent 

Mr Edward Heath said last addressed by Mr Peter Walk- 
ight that the deep alienation er. Secretary of State for 
r the inner cities could lead to Enemy, and Mr Michael 
social breakdown. Hesehine. the former Secie- 

“Why obey the rules if tary of State for Defence. Mr 

obedience offers 
nothing?" he asked 

nothing?" he asked European at 

The former Prime Minister competitive 
said in a Birmingham lecture facing manu 
to the Employment Institute try. 
that it was no coincidence that He warned 

Heath called for a combined 
European approach to the 
competitive problems now 
facing manufacturing indus- 

the most depressed regions 
were those with the highest 
crime rates. 

“If our society cannot offer 
the hope of a job, decent 
housing, or a reasonable stan- 
dard of living, how can we 
expect allegiance to society, 
loyalty to its institutions and 
obedience to its rules?" he 

.Alienation, which was now 
as deep in the inner cities as 
anywhere in America, was 
inevitable in such circum- 
stances. He added: “Alien- 
ation brings with it the 
prospect of crime and social 

Having attacked the “sterile 
trench warfare between rival 
ideologies". Mr Heath called 
for an open debate about the 
level of resources and man- 
power required for “a deliber- 
ate and purposeful strategy to 
recreate a modem British 

He said: “It should be a 
debate involving all those who 
have an open mind who are 
prepared to abandon dogma 
and construct a programme 
that wit) command national 

“If our people believe that 
their voice has been heard and 
listened to. if as a result of an 
open discussion they do not 
feel that their interests have 
been sacrificed for those of 
privileged groups in our soci- 
ety , they will respond” 

In a speech which reflected 
some of the themes recently 

He warned that the largest 
firms, such as BL. should not 
be neglected in the drive to 
assist small business. 

It was "indefensible” to 
offer control of BL to foreign 
firms without initially allow- 
ing British bids, he said 
adding: “ft slicks in my gullet 
to hand this central British 
industry over to the Ameri- 
cans without even exploring 
the alternatives.” 

He said: “We must learn to 
manage great enterprises of 
this size for ourselves and to 
make a success of them, not 
run and hide and resign 
ourselves to our inability to 
manage as successfully as the 
Americans and the Japanese. 

“There is a lack of ambition 
in Britain today that alarms 
me. A lack of will and a lack of 
drive. An assumption of auto- 
matic failure. This mood must 
be replaced by one of new 

He also endorsed the idea of 
a ministry of employment and 
training, which would tackle 
the problems of training 
school leavers for real jobs, 
“one of our chief national 
failures”, and urged concerted 
help for the long-term unem- 

Mr Heath said: “Modem 
capital is more than just 
physical objects: people are 
our most important reserve. 
And we must invest in people; 
we must create human capital, 
as we create docks and 

Town hall 

blow to 
new image 

Hie athlete Shirley Strong on a machine which uses traction to treat bach problems, at the 
Sports Medicine in Action exhibition, now on at Kensington Exhibition Centre, London. 
With her are Mr Tony Coombs, from the equipment company, and Ade Mafe his coach. 

By Hugh Clayton 

Threats of surcharge and 
Hanning from office are to be 
lifted from almost 300 Labour 
councillors who took part in 
laslyear’s rates rebellion. 

That decision by auditors 
will stand even if penalties are 
imposed today on 81 of their 
colleagues from Lambeth and 
Liverpool, who led the revolt 
against rate-capping. 

Judgement is to be given in 
the High Court today in the 
appeals by the Lambeth and 
Liverpool councillors against 
verdicts by district auditors 
that they were guilty of “wilful 

The accused include Mr 
Derek Hatton, deputy leader 
in Liverpool, and Mr Ted 
Knight, leader in Lambeth. 

However six other Labour- 
led councils, which also de- 
layed setting a rate, are not to 

face surcharge. 

Greenwich is thought to 
have proofed itself against 
surcharge by acting through- 
out last year’s rebellion on 
legal advice. Hackney may be 
protected by a court judge- 
ment on its conduct almost a 
year ago. 

No reason was given yester- 
day for lifting surcharge 
threats against Labour coun- 
cillors in Sheffield, Camden, 
Islington and Southwark who 
forfeited Government subsi- 
dies last year 

The teachers 9 dispute 

Schools face more action on duties 

Mother’s milk 
worries eased 

By Our Environment Correspondent 

residues have tween five days and three 
n babies' body fat months, and of breast milk. 

Pesticide residues have 
been found in babies' body fat 
and in breast milk. Govern- 
ment scientists reported yes- 
terday. They added that the 
already small amounts had 
dropped to levels too minute 

to be worrying. 
“ Breast-feed ii 

“Breast-feeding is safe”. Dr 
Peter Stanley, chairman of the 
Ministry of Agriculture's 

• working party on pesticide 
. residues, said yesterday. 

Dr Stanley, who has charge 
. of the ministry’s wildlife and 
; pest laboratory at Slough. 

• Berkshire, said that the pres- 
I ence of pesticides in human 
; tissues and milk was not 

• surprising as residues could be 
; found in most foods. 

Separate surveys of the 
body fat of babies aged be- 

had shown residue levels to be 
lower in 1983 than four years 

The report was one of a 
series by Civil Servants and 
government scientists on the 
presence of contaminants in 

Some chemicals, such as 
organ ochlorines, which are 
used in compounds against 
farm pests ranging from ro- 
dents to moulds, are remark- 
ably persistent. They can pass 
through the food chain in 
minute quantities which can 
rise if chemical sprays are not 
used properly on farms. 

Steering Group on Food 
Surveillance. Paper 16 (Sta- 
tionery Office. £51 

scheme to 
fight YAT 
gold fraud 

Industrial action will con- 
tinue in many schools even 
though the teachers' pay dis- 
pute is officially over. 

The biggest teachers' union, 
the National Union of Teach- 
ers, has not signed the deal 
prepared by the conciliation 
service, Acas. 

So half the teaching force 
will still refuse to cany out so- 
called voluntary duties, such 
as cover for absent colleagues. 

By Lucy Hodges, Education Correspondent 

rising to 8.5 per cent by the whom are NUT and 
end of this month, will work. NAS/l/WT, would nc 

Schools have been closed 
down, sometimes for as much 
as two weeks, because of 
lightning strike action by the 
NUT and the second biggest 
union, the National Associa- 
tion of Scboobnasters/Union 
of Women Teachers. 

It is expected that many 
members of the NAS/UWT 

whom are NUT and half 
NAS/UWT, would not go 
back to “voluntary” working. 
He has to send children home 
every day because of refusal to 
Cover, and he expects that to 

Yesterday he sent home a 
class of 17 pupils in the 
morning and two classes of 20 
and 10 pupils in the afternoon. 

On Monday, he was forced 

long-term problems of the 
profession took place, no ac- 

profession took place, no ac- 
tion would be taken on volun- 
tary duties. That clause is 
likely to be breached by the 

attending parents' and staff in refusing to go back to 
meetings, and talcing part in carrying out “voluntary" du- 

wfll join their NUT colleagues "to send home classes of 30 and 
in refusing to go back to 28 pupils in the morning, and 
carrying out “voluntary" du- a class of 26 in the afternoon. 

By Stewart Tendler 
Crime Reporter 

Versatile radar gives 
warships a new look 

By Bill Johnstone, Technology Correspondent 
A revolutionary computer- mastheads with Hal panels 

controlled radar system able 
to detect and track any attack- 
ing enemy craft, almost im- 
mune to jamming, and which 
will substantially alter the 
shape of warships in the next 
decade, is being developed in 

It is the brainchild of 
Plessey. the electronics com- 
pany. whose designs will re- 
place the familiar rotating 
radar scanners on warship 

constructed from microchips. 
The development is so versa- 
tile, its designers claim, that it 

A special seemity certificate 
is to be issued by Customs 
officials to gold dealers such 
< as Johnson Matthey Bankers 
as part of new measures 
announced yesterday to com- 
bat bullion fraud. 

The measures, which come 
into effect on April 1, will force 
all dealers to participate in a 
voluntary value added tax 
collection scheme. 

Under the scheme, dealers 
will pay VAT direct to Cus- 
toms and Excise rather than to 
the traders who sell them gold. 
Until bow, paying VAT direct 
has been discretionary and 
dealers, including JMB, have 
sometimes opted out, tearing 
open the risk of fraud by gold 
vendors who disappear with 
the VAT. 

From the start of the new 
financial year any dealer be- 
longing to die scheme most 
pay all VAT direct to Cus- 
toms. Such dealers have previ- 
ously had no authorization. 

activities outside school hours 
: such as clubs and sports. 

Many parents will still be 
unable to talk to teachers 
about their children’s educa- 
tion. and will not receive 
school reports. 

Children will continue to 
miss lessons in schools where 
the NUT members' refusal to 
cover for sick coUeages means 
that a class goes unsupervised. 

A head will often then 
deride to send pupils home for 
all or part of the day. 

But the teachers' strikes are 
to be called oft To that extent 
the pay deal of 6.9 per cent 

ties, despite new paragraphs in 
the settlement agreed by the 
Burnham negotiating commit- 
lee on Monday night. 

NAS members who work 
for 70 education authorities 
which have sent out letters 
threatening teachers with loss 
of money for refusing volun- 
tary duties consider them- 
selves to be in dispute, and 
wifl no? return to normal 

Mr Noel Lawn, head of St 
John's Roman Catholic com- 
prehensive in the outer Lon- 
don borough of Newham, said 
that his staff of 42, half of 

Because the local authority 
employers knew they were 
feeing continued industrial 
action, they tried to pin down 
the unions which did sign. 

The unions confirmed that 
they would withdraw all in- 
structions for industrial action 
“so that the position of each 
organization reverts to that in 
force before, the dispute 

They agreed to take such 
steps as they could to ensure 
an atmosphere of calm was 
established in schools. Most 
important, they agreed that 
while the Acas talks on the 

mcety to be oreacnea oy tne 

Now that the pay dispute is 
officially over, the teachers’ 
unions can concentrate on 
talks about salary restructur- 
ing, a new definition of 
teachers' duties, and appraisal 
of performance. 

That is the second strand to 
the settlement and talks are 
due to begin on Friday under 
an independent panel chaired 
by Sir John Wood. 

The panel has six months to 
come up with a package of 
reforms. . 

• A teachers’ association was 
excluded from a meeting to 
endorse the pay deal yesterday 
because of recriminations be- 
tween the onions over the 
settlement of the dispute. 

The Professional Associa- 
tion of Teachers, a no-strike 
union with 42,000 members, 
was forced to leave the meet- 
ing by representatives of the 

Newspaper revolution 

Maxwell demands job cuts 

Mr Robert Maxwell yester- 
day demanded 330 redundan- 
cies at his two Scottish 
newspapers the Doily Record 
and the Sunday Moil in 


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return for changes in working 
practice— principally the ac- 
ceptance of the five-day week 
without a change of hours— 
which would have reduced 
costs and enabled the compa- 

In a letter to the 1 ,000 staff ny to produce the Irish edition 
Mr Maxwell gave the workers of the Daily Mirror in colour. 

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The multi-purpose radar 
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a certificate of authorization 
by customs officials so that 
traders can be sure that the 
VAT will be paid direct to 

In the Commons yesterday, 
Mr Brian Sedgemore, Labour 
MP for Hackney South, 
named ferae! as a possible 
haven for Britons wanted for 
gold smuggling or for bullion 

Mr Sedgemore, who has 
campaigned to get details of 
the JMB collapse made pub- 
lic, called on Mrs Thatcher to 
ask the Israeli prime minister 
to close the country's frontiers 
to frand suspects. 

He also asked the Prime 
Minister to cal! on Israel to 
deport to Britain a Leeds man 
wanted for questioning by 
Customs investigators. 

Mr Sedgemore tabled a 
written question to Mr Nigel 
Lawson, Chancellor of the 
Exchequer, asking him wheth- 
er any staff, directors or 
shareholders of Johnson 
Matthey PLC or JMB. “had 
any knowledge of or gained 
benefits directly or indirectly 
by virtue of gold smuggling 
and bullion frauds since 

until March 21 tofind the 
required volunteers for redun- 

The two titles are expected 
to contribute £7 million to 
Mirror Group profits next 

He said two new compa- 
nies. the Daily Record and 
Sunday Mail (1986) Ltd and 
the British Newspaper Print- 
ing Corporation (Scotland) 
Ltd would be formed and jobs 
offered to those who were 

Mr Maxwell said that on 
February 1 3 he had proposed 
a deal which would have 
guaranteed job security and a 
1 0 per cent salary increase in 

The alternative, Mr Max- 
well said, was made clear from 
the outset: substantial staff 
cuts and economies in run- 
ning costs. 

“Regrettably, that is the 
course which the National 
Union of Journalists and 
Sogat '82 have chosen to 
follow. My offer, therefore, is 
withdrawn and 1 have aban- 
doned plans to produce the 
Daily Mirror’s Irish edition 
from Glasgow. 

The deal for workers would 
include two weeks' pay for 
every year’s service, with a 
limit of 20 years and £155 a 

In the new conditions in the 

newspaper industry, be said, 
no company however solid it 
may appear to be, was safe. 
He pointed out that Mr Ru- 
pert Murdoch's 1 company,* 
News International, was pro- , 
during four national titles 
with a weekly circulation of 35 
million, with 1,500 staff 

“We are producing two 
titles with a total weekly 
circulation of about 5.5 mil- 
lion. If we cannot compete on 
a cost structure .with Mr 
Murdoch we cannot stay in 

“I had hoped that we could 
see off Mr Murdoch and Mr 
Shah by increased efficiency 
and the elimination of unnec- 
essary costs. As that route is 
no longer available to us, we 
must take the other.” 

Last night journalists on the 
two newspapers pledged their 
determination to oppose any 
redundancies which, they 
said, were unnecessary. 

Quaker is 
as bishop 

By Our Religious Affairs 

Canon Paul Oestreicher, the 
churchman recently nominat- 
ed for a bishopric in Welling- 
ton, New Zealand, has been 
vetoed for the position on the 
apparent pounds that he is a 

His Domination was passed 
by a majority of New Zealand 
bishops but felled to gain the 
required approval of the 
standing committees of the 
seven New Zealand dioceses. 

The bishops had entered a A i 

reservation concerning Canon AUQJllVCS DSUI 
Oestreicher's simultaneous . 

membership of the Anglican 

Church and the Socirtyof 

general of the Wellington dio- 

Today gets off to a shaky start 

By Robin Yonng 

Nevertheless, it appears to 
have influenced the standing 

Canon Oestreicher is a 
member of the General Synod 
of the Church of England] 

Yesterday Today was post- 
poned until tomorrow for 
many readers who were un- 
able to buy a copy of Mr Eddy 
Shah's colour tabloid newspa- 

Late printing, trouble with 
new technology, and weak- 
nesses in distribution were 
blamed for the newspaper's 
non-arrival hi areas of En- 
gland and Wales. The paper is 
not yet distributed in Scot- 

A spokesman for Mr Shah's 
company. News UK. claimed 
that the 1.1 million copies 
printed had sold out by mid- 

It had been hoped to in- 

crease the prim run to 1.5 
million copies or more by 
bringing forward editorial 

The new tabloid’s front page 
news story, billed as an exdu- ' 
sive, was regarded with scepti- 

deadlines, but in the event Mr cism, since a similar story 
Shah delayed production by about a second Soviet spy at 

more than an hour for a colour GCHQ in Cheltenham ap- 
picture of the Queen arriving peared in The Sunday Times 


in Canberra. Australia. 
Further hold-nps were 

last January. 

caused by a failure of the Greater Manchester, 

editorial computer system. field, and Merseyside were 

Printing in Manchester was without supplies, and in cen- 
intemipted by several web tral London many newsagents 

breaks as the paper ran 
through the presses. 

Today’s rather murky col- 

ran displayed signs saying “No 

col- Mr Shah said: "Any news- 

our pictures were upstaged by paper takes time to evolve. It 
other popular national news- will take a few weeks before I 

papers, particularly the Daily can make any judgement on 


our success. 

Winter chill takes toll of Big Ben’s chimes 

By Stephen Goodwin 
The onset of warmer neath- 

would be restored to proper 
working order and called for a 

er should retain the chimes of statement Perhaps he should 
Big Ben to their former fa mil - have consulted his elders in 


TdNo. J 

iar sound. 

Below zero temperatures 
had gradually muffled the 
sound of Britain's best known 
timepiece so that MPs had 
begun to ask questions in the 

Mr Robert Key, Conserva- 
tive MP for Salisbury, wanted 
• to know when the c hime s 

the Commons first 
If former Prime Minister 
Mr James Callaghan or his 
old Labour colleague Mr Ian 
Mikardo had stretched their 
memories they might have 
been able to tell Mr Key they 
had heard it all before, or 
rather that they hadn't 
For the Big Ben's chimes 

last froze hp in the harsh 
winter of 1947, two years after 
Mr Callaghan and Mr 
Mikardo entered Parliaaent 

Sir George Young, Under 
Secretary for the Environ- 
ment, explained hi a detailed 
written reply to Mr Key that 
there was nothing technically 
wrong with the chimes. 

“Examination has revealed 
that a rubber bush, which 
absorbs the strike of the 
hammer on the largest quarter 

bell, has gradually become 
frozen hard over the current j 
extended period of severe 
weather and has lost its usual 
resilience. The effect of tins is 
to curtail the sound of the last 
strike," Sir George said. 

Bad weather played havoc 
with tiie great dock even 
before 1947. In 1900 a Febru- 
ary snow storm stopped it for 
eight hours, and in 1928 the 
east face froze over stopping 
the minute hand. 

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yesterday continued to deny 
that their lack of response was 
caused by anything, more than 
the feet that the police were 
massively overstretched. But 
privately senior Gov ern me n t 
officials in Belfast were admit- 
ting that it was a tactical 

Only 57 people were arrest- 
ed throughout the Province in 
a day in which highways were 
obstructed and individuals 
were physically threatened in 
hundreds of places and in 
which police were fired on by 
snipers. A factory, was 
bescigpd and sex an fire caus- 
ing £2 million worth of dam- 
age and mobs ramp ag ed - 
through the streets hurl mg 
petrol bombs, looting shops 
and burning cars- 

The low-key response of the 
police came as a surprise after’ 
the statement issued by the 
Northern Ireland Office last 
week which said that the 
Government would ensure 
t frftT roads were kept opes and 
that intimidation would be 
countered by police. ._ 

Privately, Government offi- 
cials had referred to the suc- 
cess of the police action Jn 
1977 when early firm policing 
nipped in the bud attempts to 
recreate the sustained lawless- 
ness of the 1974 loyalist strike. 

Zn recent months it had 
seemed that policing m North- 
ern Ireland had been set on a 
new even banded course. 

Last summer, as talks be- 
tween the British and the Irish 
Governments on the- 
Hillsborough Agreement 
neared completion, the RUC 
made dramatic new attempts 
to tackle the long standing 
problem of provocative Prot- 
estant marches through Cath- 
olic areas. 

Sir John Hermon’s derision 
to ban or divert three marches 
was enforced by police in riot 
gear. It brougit the first signs 
of a loyalist backlash against 
the police. 

Several local officers in the 
Portadown and Lurgan areas 
were attacked and driven from 
their homes. There were re- ' 
ports of their children being 
threatened at school. Some 
had to move house perma- 

In a message to his men 
after the signing of the Agree- .. 
menu Sir John reminded 
them that “the RUC has 
absolultely no political 
stance.The surest safeguard o! 
the integrity of our position as 
a police fence is our own ' 
professionalism by which 1 
! mean simply decent, honest, 
Mr policing." 

Later the Catholic Bishop ql 
Down and Conor. Dr Cahal 
Daly, spoke encouragingly of 
the growing numbers of Cath- 
olics joining the RUC winch is 
; still 90 per cent Protestant in 
his manpower. He said that 
the RUC was iocreasftg in 
credibility among ordinary 
Catholics in the Province. - 

But the Anglo-Irish agrees 
ment has brought new pres- 
sure to bear on the police. 

Increasingly tire RUC is 
being forced into a position 
where it can draw comfort 
from neither section of the 
society it polices. 

Its traditional loyalist Hip- 
porters can no longer be relied 
upon. On Monday two more " 
police officers were forced 
from their homes in Lurgan 
after attacks from their Loyal-' 
ist neighbours during the 
strike. While Catholics who 
received no help in their 
attempts to gel to work wfll see 
in that confirmation of .all 
their old fears. 

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A former FBI agent and an 
international arms dealer were 
caught with nearly $500,000 
in. counterfeit United States 
money, the Central Criminal 
-.tjourt was told yesterday. 

• l William Herrmann, a US 
citizen, and David Bizzell, 
holder ©fan Irish passport and 
a South African resident, told 
detectives when they were 
arrested in May last year that- 
they were working on behalf of 
ibe US Government 
Mr James Curtis, for the 
prosecution, sakt “Their de- 
fences are more suited to a 
L4n Dcighton novel than ev- 
eryday life. 

“They contain such exotic 
concepts as the FBI, the CIA. 
the mafia, multi-million dol- 
lar counterfeit deals, illicit 
arms sales on a massive scale 
. from the USA to Iran, the 
filtration of criminal activi- 
ties by undercover agents 
alleged threats of violent retri- 
bution, and more”. 

He said detectives saw Mr 
Bizzell hand over some of the 
counterfeit $100 bills to Mr 

Herrmann, “in a cloak-and- 
dag^r fashion”, in Gloucester 
KMd, west London. 

■Mr Curiis said Mr 
Herrmann told the police that 
he was acting on instructions 
from the FBI . in Washington 
to infiltrate a $100 million 
counterfeit currency operation 
Organized by the -mafia -in 

Mr Bizzell had at first 
claimed that the police had 
planted the notes. Then he 
said he was working with Mr 
Herrmann, only to ingratiate 
himself with the US authori- 
ties in the hope of a -pe ndin g 
prosecution, arising out of an 
Iranian arms deal, being 

Mr Curtis described their 
explanations as “a criminally 
sophisticated insurance 

He said: “The dever thing 
about their defence is that, 
each is based on a framework 
ofbackground facts which can 
be shown to be true. 

“Mr Herrmann has worked 
as an agent or informer for the _ 

FBI and Mr Bizzell has been 
involved in an abortive secret 
US-Jraaian heavy arms deal” 

Mi* Bizzell, aged 42, of 
Wetherby Gardens. Chelsea, 
west London, denies two 
charges of having counterfeit 
cuirency with intent two of 
having counterfeit . currency 
and one of delivering counter- 
feit currency. 

Mr Herrmann; aged 50, who 
was slaying at the Foram 
Hotel in Cromwell Road, west 
London, denies one charge of 
having counterfeit currency 
with intent arid one of having 
it in his possession. 

Mr Coitis said the Crown 
would call members of the FBI 
and . other US authorities 
whom Mr Herrmann had 
named when he was arrested. 

“Even if you are tempted to 
accept they were acting as 
good citizens, it is no defence 
for playing a serious, possibly 
deadly, game of cowboys ana 
Indians on British soil in 
return for favours from the US 
Government”, Mr Curtis said. 

The case continues today. 

Extra £5m to help 
drug addicts 

By Richard Frans, Lobby Reporter 

Healih authorities in En- 
gland are being given new 
instructions arid an extra £5 
pillion to help them to treat 
the rapidly increasing number 
of hard-drug addicts. 

The Whitehall move comes 
after a highly critical report by 
the Commons Social Services 
Select Committee last sum- 
mer. which said that treat- 
ment and rehabilitation 
services for the estimated 
100,000 addicts were “woeful- 
ly inadequate” : 

Mr Norman Fowler. Secre- 
tary of State for Social Ser- 
vices. responded by promising 
an extra £5 million, and 
yesterday he released details 
of a circular on .services for 
(hug misusers, sent to health 
chiefs, which explains how the 
money will be distributed and 
what facilities should be pro- 

Vi Sdi will be sent direct to 
'regional health, authorities, 
wrth each receiving a share in 
proportion to its population of 
those aged 15 to 34. 

A national drug advisory 
service,' made up df -smafi 
specialist teams, will be up, 
to visit the areas worst affect- 
ed and advise them. 

While the precise pattern of 
services for treating addicts 
will be decided locally, Mr 
Fowler has set out detailed 
guidelines which he expects all 
health authorities to follow. ' 

The circular says every re- 
gion should provide at least 
one drug problem team, based 
at a drug dependency unit and 
made up of a consultant 
psychiatrist, junior medical, 
staff, social workers and 
trained nurses' who deal al- 
most exclusively with drug 

District health authorities 
are urged to provide a range of ■ 
educational and counselling 
services for addicts as well as 
treatment facilities. 

The circular says family 
doctors should be encouraged 
10 play a large role in canng 
and treating addicts. 

“An increasing proportion 
of misusers of drugs are 
women. Consideration should 
be given in the p lanning of 
services to the special needs of ' 
female 'drug misusers, and 
especially pregnant women or 
women with.young cjpliteeri”, 
the circular adds. . 

Protest to 
halt opium 

By Richard Evans 
Lobby Reporter 

The head of a Commons 
inquiry into bard drugs is to 
protest to the Home Office 
over plans to grow 200 acres of 
opium poppies m Britain. 

Sir Edward Gardner, Con- 
servative chairman of the 
home affairs select committee, 
fears the poppy crop could end 
up in the hands of criminals 
who would convert it into 

Mr John Gumrner, Minister 
of State for Agriculture, , con- 
firmed in a parliamentary 
answer that there were plans 
for commercial trials with a 
view to producing oil 
Sir Edward, whose commit- 
tee will publish its final report 
next week, sard yesterday be 
intended to raise the issue 
with Mr David MeQor, Un- 
der-Secretary of State at the 
Home Office, 

Sir Edward wants to know if 
the Home Office is aware of 
the' plans, whether the security 
implications have been appre- 
ciated, and what steps are 
being taken to make sure the 
crop does not fell into the 
wrong bands. 

fails to 
halt group 

Alan Lancaster, the bass 
pritarist with the rock group 
Status Quo, foiled in the High 
Court yesterday to stop his 
[wo partners performing with- 
out him as Slants Quo. 

Mr Justice Knox said that if 
Mr Lancaster’s partners, Fran- 
ks Rossi -and Rick Parfitt. 
A’ere not allowed to release 
[heir latest record album, the 
group's most valuable asset, 
ihe name Status Quo, would 

The judge refected Mr 
Lancaster's application for an 
interim injunction preventing 
Mr Rossi and Mr Parfitt from 
performing or recording any- 
where in the world as Status 
Juo without him. 

issues involving the part- 
nership and whai money is 
iue to Mr Lancaster, who 
ives in Australia, will be tried 
it a later date. The judge said 
here was a “very high 
arobability” that at the trial 
he dissolution of the group 
would be ordered. 

The judge’s provisional rui- 
ng will allow a West German 
elevision appearance by Mr 
fcossi and Mr Parfitt to go 

Their last public appearance 
vitfi Mr Lancaster was ai me 
Live Aid concert at Wembley 

dge sale 

, ’ear-old toll bridge 
5 e at Whitney, near 
r ve, Powys, which 
ih a tax-free toB 
about £15.000, has 
tp for sale at around 

Wren woke up to find 
man by bed, court told 

A Wren woke to find a 
rating kneeling beside her bed, 
a court martial in Plymouth 
was told yesterday. 

The sailor had a cardigan 
pulled over his bead, covering 
his face, and one of his hands 
was under the duvet. 

Lacy Oayton, aged 20, said: 
“I was completely stunned 
and asked him what he was 
doing. He just grunted and 
told me to hang on a minute 
because he was out of breath.” 

She added that the sailor 
was obviously drunk. He had 
grunted replies to her ques- 
tions while kneeling with his 

head resting on the mattress. 
She was too frightened to 
scream or struggle and tried to 
talk to him. 

Finally, the rating stood up 
and staggered out of the room. 
“I was still in a state of shock 
and pushed my bed against the 
door’, the Wren said. 

Seaman Robin Smith, aged 
19, a Royal Navy cook, plead- 
ed not guilty to drunkenness 
and indecent assault at the 
HMS Neptune base at 
Fiaslane, Scotland, early one 
morning last August. 

The case continues today. 

‘Dial now, pay 
later’ public 
telephone trial 

A pay telephone system 
which docs not use cash , or 
plastic cards went on trial in 
Bristol and Bath yesterday. 

The British Telecom 
AccountCafl service is being 
tested in 700 push-button 
telephone boxes, ir successful, 
it will be extended. 

The caller keys in the figures 
197. iben a personal account 
number, a security code and 
the telephone number. 

Calls are charged to home or 
business accounts with the 
main bill, giving the dale, the 
number dialled and the cost. 

, The normal pay telephone 
rate bfJOp per unit is charged, 
plus 20p. making the service 
cheaper than reverse charge 
and credit card calls. Compa- 
nies can get separate state- 
ments for individual account 

Father ‘said 
dead girl 
was abroad’ 

A dental lecturer accused of 
murdering his adopted daugh- 
ter told the police that the giri 
was abroad, Leeds Crown 
Court was told yesterday. 

Samson Perera. aged 43, of 
StilweU Drive. Sandal Wake- 
field. said be had taken 
Nilanthe Pcrrrs, aged 13. to 
his brother in Sicily, the first 
stage of a journey to Sri 
Lanka. the court was told. He 
denies murdering the girl, and 
obstructing a coroner. 

Detective . Inspector Tom 
Hodgson told the court that 
when questioned about hu- 
man bones found in his Leeds 
University laboratory, Mr 
Perera replied: “The bones 
you found in- my laboratory 
were specimens I brought 

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from Sri Lanka. 
The trial was 

Pubs lack taste, Ronay reports 

By Aten Hamilton 

■on Ronay. the gourmet 
arbiter of taste bods, 
inlay named the Ashoott 

at Bridgwater. Somerset, 
s Pub of the Year for what 
imUp describes as a 
selection of 

ter Milne, who owns 
fiti* his wife and son, 
jis winner's trophy at 
ji a West End hotel 
e served his own 
1 lamb burgundy* one 
ar meals which so 
' the judges. 

[fiord and owner of a 
kc Mr Mitae. « 
ram the main enti- 
ced by Mr Ronay m 
d action to the new 
>f his public house 
» published yester- 

day, which concentrates on 
food and accomodation rather 

than drink. 

Mr Ronay says that 
general standard of pui food 
has improved In recent years, 
but public houses do not jet 

satisfactorily fill the gap V 
tween top-bracket restenraMs 
and mass catering. They sim- 
ply do not occupy the place of 
the French bistro. 

One of the mam reasons for 

the poor snuwauw* « "t" 
still exist in many British f obs 
could be lack of taste and 
palate in the top management 
of most breweries, Mr Ronay 

^“This lack of teste fibers 
down and nmatfests itself in 

^'SleaS^cdgiiJg over- 
all improvements sway irom. 

the pickled eggs and shrunken 
sausages of 20 years ago, Mr 
Ronay says the picture is still 

“Bread is better. The deso- 
late picture of chips is now 
relieved here -and there— we 
have found notably good chips 
in Yorkshire. Tables are now 
generally available, 50 fewer 
people are forced to adopt the 
British-vertkal-postnre for 
eating. Vegetarian dishes can 
be found in most good pub 

But, Mr Ronay says, menus 
are still absurdly over-long, 
forcing the use of convenience 

Women's lavatories have 
greatly improved, but men's 
are suQofteo primitive. 

"Ego* Howry's GmUhuss Pm b 
Grade (Automobile Associati on , 

Royal gnide to being classy but sexy 

By Suzy Menkes, Fashion Editor 

“My aim is to design a swimsuit that 
is sexy, but not vulgar,” says Princess 
Stephanie of Monaco — a royal reenrit to 
die fashion world. 

The younger daughter of Prince 
Rainier and Princess Grace was in 
London yesterday to launch her collec- 
tion of beadrwear called, appropriately 
enough. Pool Position. 

“I have made s w im we ar that can be 
worn all day — to the beach in the 
morning and then out to dinner in the 
evening”, says Princess Stephanie, who 
wore one of her own niched and 
strapless swimsuits under a skinny 
black sldrt at her twenty-first birthday 
celebrations a month ago. The collection 
includes stretch velvet and tans sepa- 

P rinc esa Stephanie started her tasb- 

ion career at Dior in Paris, where site 
worked in the couture studio with four 
other stylists, including Alix de la 
Comble, her partner in Pool Position. 
Thecokmrfnl swimsuits, cut very high at 
the thigh and dinging to the curves, are 
now on sale at Harrods in London and 
around the world. 

Princess Stephanie who bad just 
flown in from a promotional trip around 
the United States, sees no contradiction 
between her provocative designs and her 
Royal states. Nor does she feel that her 
contemporary, the young Princess of 
Wales, should have to dress in a sedate 
regal style. 

“That idea is quite out of date”, she 
says. “I am a princess of the twentieth 
ceacmy. Of coarse l have to dress 
nimbly for official engagements, bnt 
what I wear in private is my affair.” 

To branch her shapely beach look. 

Princess Stephanie wore a discreet dove 
grey Chanel suit, with jannty gilt 

Her father, who vetoed his daughter’s 
previous choice of career as an interna- 
tional fashion model supports her new 

“He was very unsure about the 
swimsuits to start with, but now he is 
pleased that I am making a success of 
it”, she says. 

What is the dividing line between the 
sexy and the vulgar when there are lost a 
few square centimetres of stretch fabric 
to play with? 

“If I put a gold collar on a black 
swimsuit, that would make it vulgar 
immediately.” she says. “It all comes 
down to the cot and shape, i learned a lot 
from my apprenticeship in haute 

Photograph: Stu-esh Karadia 

offer to 

By Derek Harris 
Industrial Editor 

Thomas Cook, the travel 
agency, is offering a body- 
guard service for businessmen 
involved in delicate deals 

The company foresees an 
increasing demand for person- 
al security, along with a need 
for safe hotels and meeting 
places in troubled countries. 

Cook's would refer any 
businessman or firm needing a 
bodyguard or secure meeting 
place, where sensitive negotia- 
tions could take place, to 
British specialists who are able 
to make arrangements 
throughout the world. 

Mr John McEwan, manag- 
ing director of Thomas Cook, 
said: “Our 1,500 branches are 
in 143 countries, and they can 
keep us in touch over local 
developments that coukl be of 
concern to travellers. 

“It is a fact oflife that things 
are not getting any easier. Bui 
we are fully prepared to get a 
client into any country, or any 

He said costs would have to 
be agreed with the specialists, 
and added: “No prices can be 
quoted yet for this new ser- 
vice, if only because require- 
ments could vary so much. 
But fairly obviously, body- 
guards can hardly come 

Cook's, the biggest British 
travel agency, already has a 
service advising clients on 
how to live and operate safely 
while abroad. For long post- 
ings, advice is available on 
how families remaining in 
Britain can be looked after. 

At some Cook’s offices a 
health screening service is 
offered allowing travellers to 
record medical details, such as 
blood group and history of 
illnesses, on microfilm, about 
the size of a credit card, which 
can be carried on journeys 





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PARLIAMENT March 4 1986 

Anglo-Irish accord 


Teachers’ pay 

Province reputation 
damaged by strike 


The minister had referred to 
allegations that police officers 
had failed to intervene. When 
the Chief Constable had rr- 

they staying ; 
on Monday? 
King said it 

Shorts? Why 
away from 

The whole country could now 
see how tragic and totally 
counterproductive the previous 
day's action in Northern Ireland 
had been. Mr Tom King. Sec- 
retary of State for Northern 
Ireland, said in a statement to 
the Commons. 

Television pictures of some 
disgraceful incidents had been 
shown ail over the world and 
would do great damage to the 
reputation of the province. The 
House would also have seen 
MPs making common cause 
with people in paramilitary 
dress. He recalled that the 
leaders of the two main Union- 
ist parties, Mr James 
Molyneaux and the Rev Ian 
Paisley, had stated it was to be a 
passive and voluntary 
demonstration and that there 
should be no road blocks or 
intimidation of those going to 

In the event there was wide- 
spread obstruction, intimida- 
tion and some violence during 
the day culminating in serious 
disorder in Belfast at night. A 
considerable number of people 
succeeded in getting to work but 
many factories were seriously 

After paying tribute to the 
security forces and RUC, Mr 
King said there had been a 
number of allegations that the 
police did not take action when 
required. The Chief Constable 
was preparing a lull report on 
policing. To indicate the scale of 
the workload the RUC faced, 
there were some 655 roadblocks 
in the province of which 441 
were cleared. 

There were in addition some 
80 cavalcades and demonstra- 
tions which caused considerable 
disruption in a number of 
towns. There were 57 arrests and 
the names of 1 84 people noted 
to proceed by way of summons. 
Sixty-five plastic baston rounds 
were fired; 47 policemen were 

At night a number of petrol 
bombs were thrown; over 20 
shots were fired in three tire- 
arms attacks on the police 
during disturbances in Loyalist 
areas. (Conservative shouts of 

Mr Peter .Archer, chief Oppo- 
sition spokesman on Northern 
Ireland, said they shared the 
minister's abhorrence of vi- 
olence and intimidation which 
further alienated the sympathy 
of people in Great Britain from 
the cause it was apparently 
designed to promote. 

lithe protest was arranged to 
demonstrate the strength of 
feeling in Northern Ireland 
against the agreement it felled as 
an indication since they did not 
know how many people partici- 
pated voluntarily and how 
many were responding to 
intimidation. If it transpired 
that the violence and road 
blocks were planned, would 
proceedings be initiated against 
those responsible? 

ported, would Mr King report 
nild an 

again to the House? Waul 

inquiry take place into reports 

that off-duty members 
UDR were at barriers? 

Would Mr King invite party 
leaders of Ulster to meet under 
his chairmanship and seek a 
concensus which would isolate 
the men of violence on both 

Mr King said this was mani- 
festly not a dignified and vol- 
untary protest. It indicated 
considerable planning and the 
Chief Constable would want to 
investigate all aspects. 

Any evidence of indifferent 

and Wolff and 
work on 

Mr King said it was the 
Government's strong hope and 
desire that Northern Ireland 
should remain part of the 
United Kingdom. One of the 

most offensive things about the 
! nnpTic 

protest was the implication that 
somehow they were seeking to 
undermine the position of 
Northern Ireland. The purpose 
of the Anglo-Irish agreement 
was to reassure Unionists about 
the validity of the position of the 

majority and to get the_ agree- 
ment of 

policing should be brought to 

the attention of the Chief 
stable and it would be investi- 

He went on: 1 hope we can get 
discussions going. The Prime 
Minister put some sensible pro- 
posals to the leaders of the 
Unionist parties. These could 
have provided a way forward 
but were repudiated although 
we have not yet received any 
official indication to that effect. 
1 will do what 1 can to seek ways 
in which discussions can now 
start. It is the only way. Violence 
will not succeed. 

the Republic firm in 
international law that there 
could be no change in that 
position without majority con- 
sent. Even in the face of that, 
there were those who refused to 
accept it. although it was article 
one of the agreement. 

Mr King said be was not sure Mr 
Powell's views were shared by 
his parliamentary colleagues. 
The Government was anxious 
to see a basis of administration 
in Northern Ireland which was 
widely acceptable to both 
communities. The Anglo-Irish 
agreement was designed to 
encourage that. 

Sir Eldon Griffiths (Bury St 
Edmunds, O said it was one 
thing to make splendid state- 
ments about not yielding to 
intimidation. But at the end of 
the day. it depended upon the 
courage and resolution of the 
security forces, particularly the 
RUG Would Mr King show just 
a little more understanding of 
the human position of police 
officers who were shot in the 
back by the violent minority 
and who no longer had the 


shown throughout world 
Thatcher and be met Unionist 
leaders last Tuesday. The 
Unionists had attended expect- 
ing a door to be slammed in 
their face. When they came out 
they said the deadlock had been 
broken. It was dear that a door 
had been opened. The tragi 
was that when they rot hade to 
Belfast, somebody else decided 
io slam the door in their face. 
Mr John Hume (Foyle, SDLP): 
Although the Anglo-Irish agree- 
ment has now been in place for 
three months, it has not done a 
single bit of harm to a single 
citizen in Northern Ireland and 
the only damage done has been 
self-inflicted such as the da m age 
done yesterday to wide sections 
of the community. 

Mr ’ King: So far from not 
suffering any damage or bans, 
there are already signs of the 
benefits that can come from this 
agreement. 1 think any indepen- 
dent Unionist must take com- 
fort from the switch of votes 

away from the party supporting 

consent of the majority yet were 
ar chief constable 

Griffiths: Show : 
understanding Tor police 

Sir John Biggs- Davison ( Epping 
Forest. C) asked how the Gov- 
ernment now proposed to gov- 
ern the province — by force, or 
would they seek a constructive 
way out and get in touch with 
the Taoiseach (Dr Garret Fitz- 
gerald) and adjust this dam- 
nable agreement? 

Mr King said the problem was 
to get a true understanding of 
the agreement. The sort of 
literature being passed on Mon- 
day, in which Sir John had 
played his pan - talking about 
partial Dublin rule and the 
bringing about of the all-Ireland 
the agreement was seeking ~ 
showed how great were the 
distortions being perpetrated on 
the Unionist majority in North- 
ern Ireland. 

Mr Stephen Ross (Isle of Wight, 
L) said it was time the Unionist 
leaders recognized that the sup- 
ply of funding from the rest of 
the United Kingdom was not 
inexhaustible. (Cheers). What 
about the workers at Hariand 

by their 

did not get from his office 
the support to which they were 
entitled in the grave circum- 
stances the country now faced? 
Mr King said he deeply resented 
the last sentence of Sir Eldon’s 
remarks. The RUC was aware 
that he (Mr King) had the 
greatest admiration for them as 
a professional police force. 

I am well aware (he said) of 
the concern Sir Eldon has about 
the particular matter of 
consultation and the rights of 
the Police Federation in North- 
ern Ireland. That is under 

Mr Merlyn Rees (Leeds South 
and Moriey. Lab) a former 
Secretary of State for Northern 
Ireland, said Monday’s day of 
protest, and in some cases near 
insurrection, together with the 
plans projected for the weeks 
and months ahead to culminate 
in July, could only seriously 
weaken the link between North- 
ern Ireland and Britain. 

It was no good ignoring the 
situation. The Government 
should now talk with the Gov- 
ernment in Dublin as to what 
would happen if the link really 
was to be stretched to breaking 

Mr King said it was precisely 
because of the British 
Government's concern that Mrs 

violence to the constitute 
nationalist party 
Mr Ivor Stanbrook (Orpington, 
Q: If we go on like this; with the 
majority feeling themselves 
threatened and some taking 
desperate measures and Mr 
King condemning them in the 
strongest terms as he has. we are 
going to gel into a situation 
where even the minority feels 
threatened and the situation will 
get tar worse than now. 

Does that not point to the feet 
that what was done in the name 
of the agreement was a blunder 
of the first magnitude? 

Mr King: I pay tribute to the 
number of people who, often 
with considerable inconve- 
nience and courage, made sure 
they were not going to be 
intimidated. The vast majority 
in so many areas got to work in 
spite of the difficulties. 

Mr Ian Got (Eastbourne. CL 
who resigned as a Government 
minister over the Anglo-Irish 
agreemenhasked: If be should 
receive a request from the 
Government of the Irish Repub- 
lic that the inter-governmental 
conference should not meet, say 
for the next three months, 
would he consider such a sugges- 
tion very carefully? 

Mr King: We have entered into 
an agreement in good fitith 
which we believe win bring 
benefits to all the people of 
Northern Ireland. If be is saying, 
for example, that we should 
suspend discussions on improv- 
ing cross-border security and the 
many steps taken at the moment 
to make a more effective 
counter-attack against terror- 
ism, I think that would bea very 
difficult pro postion to make, 
but I note his comments. 

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with heating 
for the elderly 


Mr Khraock said the figure of 
£140 anllioB was somewhat 
““leading. It should he com- 
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a heated and protracted 
between the Prime Mta- 
tster'aud Mr NeB Khwock, 
Leader of the O pp osition, over 
h eating allowances for oU peo- 
ple aftaring the recent odd 
weather. Mrs Thatcher de- 
fended the Government's record 
and said that, in fact, what Mr 
Kinnork did not Eke was the 
extent of ft le help available. 

The questions were opened by 
Mr Martin Flannery (Sheffield, 
HiUsboroagh, Lab) who said it 
was a "mMw of the deepest 
concern that many oM people 
had died and were still dying of 
hypothermia dining the bitterly 
cold winter. 

How can the Go ve rn m e nt and 
the Prime Minister stand Idly by 
(he asked) and watch those poor 
people in cold, t m heat ed rooms, 
waiting for approaching death? 
Are the rich and wealthy mem- 
bers of this Government going to 
blame everybody else hot them- 
selves when everyone in the 
country knows exactly who is to 
bfame for these deaths? 

Mrs Thatcher: Spending on help 

with hunting hs$ fnfrpawj 

dramatically since 1978. Then it 
was £90 million. Now it is £400 
million, an recreate of £140 
mititon in real terms. 

The number of people efigiMe 
for beating additions has in- 
creased greatly and 90 per cent 
of supplementary pensioners get 
hearing additions as compared 
to 70 per cent h 1978-79. 

In addition to the £400 mfl- 
Uoo, extra aid in the farm of 
severe weather payments are 
available hi almost all of the S00 
DHSS area offices. 

Mr Kinnock asked Mrs 
Thatcher to join him and other 
MPs in applauding the initiative 
of Age Concern in providing a 
thousand survival kits to ofa) 
people they considered to be 
most at risk from the cold. 

Bat the Government most 
issue argent beating allowances. 

Will the Prime Minister (he 
asked) change the system of 
helping with heating costs so 
that we never agate experience a 
winter in which the poor freeze 
to death for want of help with 
beating bills? 

Mrs Thatcher said hdp had 
greatly exceeded anything given 
by the Labour government. 

The Secretary of State for 
Social Services (Mr Norman 
Fowler) had arranged far mas- 
sive advertising in the national 
press on the availability of extra 
help with fne) bills. This was 
being supplemented by great 
local effort. 

result of . changing the foramia 

The system of aid with heat- 
ing cost should be better, sim- 
pler and not generous so there 
would net be another winter of 

Mrs Thatcher said the severe 
weather payments were paid 

What Mr Kinnock does not 
like (she added) is the extent of 
the help available. 

Mr Ktimnrlr said he acknowl- 
edged the extent fad it was the 
effectiveness that Mrs Thatcher 
nrast answer for. He wanted to 
know why, if there was such 
help,was Britain's death rate 
during the winter was three 
times that of the United States 
and four times that of Sweden. 
Deaths last year were higher 
than the year before and would 
be higher tins year. Mrs 
Thatcher should step this owfid, 
mounting crisis by a policy 

Mrs Thatcher repeated the fig- 
ores of aid she gave earlier and 
said: What Mr Khmock has 
been asking for is happening 
and he does not like that it is 
being done. 

Mr Geoffrey Dickens 
(Little bo rough and 

SadiUenorth, O ffie Prime 
Minister concede that the last 
Labour Government did very 
little for old age pensioners and 
that it was the last Labom- 
Govermnent which snatched 
away the Christmas boons 
which the Conservative Govern- 
ment had introdnced.The Tories 
reintroduced the bonus. 

How dees she consider the 
Labomr Party can accuse as as 
they have today whem they were 
such a disgrace themselves in 
the past? 

Mrs Thatchen I cannot improve 
cn the excellent way in which 
Mr Dickens puts the case. I 
hope that MPs will also remem- 
ber that only last year the 
Opposition was supporting n 
strike which was designed to rob 
pensioners of beat and light. 

Mr Michael Meadowcroft 
(Leeds West, Lab): In the past 
heating payments varied widely. 
Why are they based on the 
indtridaal rather than on the 
cost of heating? 

Mrs Thatchen Last year’s rale 
was not satisfactory, so it was a 
matter news for disaetSSn-and 
that should be able to give the 
Had of latitude Re owes to 

fleet still 


Britain could launch another 
Fal k l an ds ca m pai g n, Mrs Mar- 
garet Thatcher, the Prime Min- 
ister, said in the Commons. She 
was replying to Sr Edward do 
Gum (Taunton, Q who had 
asked her to look at the appall- 
ing decline in the merchant fleet 
Sir Edward do Cans, accompa- 
nied by Labour cheers, said: 
MPs in all parts of the House are 
desperately concerned about the 
matter and its implications for 
defence and economic policy. 
We coukl not mount another 
Falklands operation because we 
do not have the ships and mote 
than 80 per cent of British trade 
is carried in ships with foreign 

He asked her to instruct senior 
colleagues to do the things 
necessary to change the situa- 

Mrs Thatcher I disagree that we 
cannot mount another Falk- 
lands operation. We could. The 
merchant marine and war 
requirements are the subject of 
continuous review. The mer- 
chant fleet remains capable of 
meeting all the needs of the 
aimed forces. The important 
thing for the merchant marine is 
that British shipping can com- 
pete with the fleets of other 
nations on costs. 

Orange badges 

Asked if it was proposed to 
change the conditions of the 
orange badge scheme for dis- 
abled drivers, Mr Peter 
Bottomfey. Under Secretary of| 
State for Transport, said in a 
written Commons reply that the 
department was about to review 
with local authorities and others 
concerned how the scheme had 
been working. 

kits to be 


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sale of cocaine sniffing kits, it 
was announced in the House of 

Lord deuarthnr, Under Sec- 
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said, when he moved the second 
reading of the Bill, which con- 
tains new powers to confiscate 
the proceeds of drug trafficking, 
that reports had come to tight 
within the last few weeks about 
the sale in London and else- 
where of cocaine sniffing kits. 

It appeared that there was no 
means of preventing the sale of 
such kits under the present law. 
The Government was proposing 
to bring forward at the commit- 

tee stage of the Bill provisions 
ific < 

creating a new specific offence 
of supplying or offering to 
supply a combination of articles 
which, talon together, the seller 
believed were likely to be used 
in the administration of a 
controlled drug, other than for 
bona fide medical purposes. 

He added: The open sale of 
kits which are designed to 
facilitate illicit drug taking are 
an intolerable affront to which 
we most respond immediately 
and decisively. (Cheers) 

The scourge of drugs, inflict- 
ing incalculable misery and a 
tragic waste of young lives, was 
one of the most serious prob- 
lems facing society. The powers 
of confiscation of the proceeds 
of drug trafficking which the Bill 
introduced was another weapon 
in the Government's armoury 
and a particularly vital one. It 
would give the traffickers cause 
for thought and hit them where 
it hurt They would have to 
reassess the risks and examine 
whether it was worth the candle. 

Brain-washing in 
schools condemned 

Brain-washing in the class- 
room could have no possible 
place in a free society, Mr 
Christopher Fatten, Minister of 
State for Education and Science, 
declared during Commons 
question time. 

Mr Robert Banks (Harrogate. 
C) had asked him to agree that it 
was a cardinal principle for 
teachers to maintain impartiat- 
iiy when teaching political mat- 
ters. Heads and teachers who 
expressed strong political alle- 
giances drove a wedge between 
the vital relationships of teacher 
and pupil and teacher and 
parent, be said. 

Mr Robert Madeanan (Caith- 
ness and Sutherland. SDP) 

asked what stej?s were being 

taken to assist the police to do 
their proper job of giving crime 
prevention advice in schools but 
who were being prevented from 
doing so in some left-wing, 
Labour-dominated boroughs 
Mr Fatten said an admirable 
and very useful document OP 

cent and would be endorsed by 
bis department and by zhe 
Home Office. He hoped this 
document would get wide 

Mr Harry Greenway (Ealing 
North, Q, a former deputy 
headmaster, recalled a colleague 
who insisted on demonstrating 
his love of communism by 
displaying posters of Chairman 
Mao and the hammer and sickle 
and his teaching had to be 
watched but he was the excep- 
tion rather than the rale. Most 
people were not given to politi- 
cal bias in the classroom. 

Mr Patten replied: I totally 
accept what be has said. I think 
the antics of a few discredit the 
hard work and conscientious- 
ness of the overwhelming 
majority of teachers. I had better 
confess that my moral tutor at 
Oxford was a former member of 
the Communist Party. . 

Joseph condemns 
NUT behaviour 

as Indefensible 


The behaviour of the NUT was 
condemned as appalling mid 
indefensible by Sir Keith Jo- 
seph, Seoetaiy of State for 
Education, dunng question tune 
in the Commons. 

His comments came ic^rcply 

to a question by Mr 
Carlisle (Warrington South, Q 
who had asked: Does he agree 
that the behaviour of the leader- 
ship of the NUT has shown y*t 
again they are prepared to do 
ff f to children's education 
and harm to teachers as a body? 

Is not the time oomiug to 
remind individual teachers who 
are concerned about their in- 
dividual professional standards 
and who are anxious to obtain 
Irigh^r salaries, that they can 
join other unions instead? 

Sir Keith Joseph: I agree that 
the behaviour of the NUT 
seems to me to be appalling. 
They, are evidently willing to 
take the money tK a * has been 
by the other unions 

employers and yet to con- 
tinue to disrupt education. 

They are standing in the way 
of reform in education which is 
needed and 1 regard that as a 
totally indefensible position by 
the NUT. 

The exchanges were opened 
by Mr Sean Hughes (Knowsfey 
South, Lab) who asked: What 
assessment does the Secretary of 
State make of the level of public 
pressure for greater spending on 

Sir Keith Joseph: I have no 
doubt that there is considerable 
public pressune for higher stan- 
dards in education and for the 
best possible return on the 
resources invested in the educa- 
tion service. The Government 
will continue to work towards 
these aims. 

should carry out the duties they 
have habitually earned out in 
the past, supervision and' ap- 

The Government isintaking 
substantial extra money avail- j# 
able, over and above the pay 
award, in order to adeem: that 
dual purpose- Money is avail- 
able for effective teaching . 
providing the unio n s agree to 
the duties being part of the 
contract- - ■ • 

There has been public pres- 
sure for many aspects of public 
spending and it is the duty of the 
government of the day to son 
them out in scant order of 
priority. The fact the Govern- 
ment has found additional 
money for teachere’ pay. subject 
to conditions, which I have 
described, is recognition of that 

Mr Martin Flannery (Sheffield. 
Hillsborough, Lab): Would he 
admit that the standard of 
schools is higher than it has ever jr 
been? It is typical that the voices 
against that tvafiiy come from 
the Government benches. 

He is not paying teachers their 

north. They regard him as a real 
enemy and make it de ar in afl 
their organizations. Teachers do 
a vast amount of work and there 
is no overtime. 

They are going back to work 

embittered and angry and it will 
aD happen again in a very short 

Sir Keith Joseph: The Govern- 
ment has set aside a consid- 
erable amount of money for 
effective teaching on the bass I 
have described. That is the 
reality and no amount of 
vituperation will change it. 

There are very good schools 
but there is surely by commoiLu 
agreement scope for improve- - * 
mem. ....... 


IO 1)3 

Flannery: Teachers 
embittered and angry 
Mr Hughes: In view of the 
Minister of Slate's recent com- 
ment that one of the reasons for 
a lack of. increase in public 
expenditure in education is a 
Jade of public pressure, will the 
Secretary of State now teU ustbe 
truth: Was the money there 
when he told us there were 
insufficient funds to pay the 
teachers what they wanted, or if 
the funds were not there, what is 
the point of what the Minister of 
State said? 

Sir Keith Joseph: The Govern- 
ment takes the view that 

shared by the majority of people 
in this country that the teachers 

deserve more pay for effective 
teachi n g, buz that teachers also 

Mr Michael latham (Rut- 
[and and Melton, Q: Capital 
spending is important to par- 
ents. Would it help him in 
dealing with this pre ssu re if he 
was prepared to make it avail- 
able to focal education authori- 
ties to spend in their own areas? . 
Sir Keith Joseph: Yes, an d that 
would make the Government 
that much more popular if it 
were possible. When that policy 
was adopted two or three years 
ago the local education authori- 
ties altogether spent £1.000 
minion more than they had 
warned they would spend and 
that affected the national econ- 

Mr Giles Radke. chief Oppo- 
sition spokesman on education: 
More should be spent on educa- 
tion equipment and mote efiec- .> 
live teaching in order to raise 
the level of standards in schools, 
so why is it that the Prune 
Minister seems only concerned 
with educational red borings 
like vouchers and privatizmion 
which does nothing to help the 
vast majority of the population? 
When will the Goverment 
acknowledge that our children 
should have a right to good 
quality education? 

Sir Keith Joseph: He seems only 
to have read balf tbe annual 
report of HML The HMI says 
there has been spending on 
books fry many education 
authorities but they could do 
with better management by 
many authorities. 


lair led 





More students 
despite fall 
in grants 

The fact that the number of 
students in this country was 
rising to unprecedented heights 
under this Government hardly 
suggested that the drop in the 
of grants was a major 
disincentive to higher educa- 
tion, Mr George Walden, Under 
Secretary of State for Education 
and Science, said during ques- 
tion time exchanges m the 

Mr Alfred Dubs (Battersea, 
Lab): Student grants are now 14 
per cent below the level in 1979. 
This represents a significant 
drop in the living standards of 
students and as such is damag- 
’ — io the future of university 

Mr Walden: Student grants 
have been dropping, on and off, 
ever since 1962 under govern- 
ments of both parties. 

Mr Andrew Barnett (Denton 
and Reddish, Lab): Does he 
believe there are students suffer- 
ing acute hardship because of 
the present level of grants and 
can they fell any further? Why 
cannot we have the public 
inquiry which was promised last 

r Walden: We are constantly 
alert for evidence of real diffi- 
culty of the kind he has referred 
I have nothing further to add 
on the question of review. 

Relatives gibe 


Mrs Margaret Thatcher, the 
Prime Minister, said during 
'question time in the Commons 
that she resented tire implica- 

tion made by a Labour MP who 
asked whether 

any member of 
the Cabinet bad a relative 
working for General Motors, 
which warns to bay British 
Ley land. 

‘Mr Terence Davis (Bir- 
. raiflgham, Hodge Hifi, Lab) bad 
'asked: In view of the General 
j Motors takeover and the ro- 
i moors in Birmingham will die 
1 say whether any member cC the 
j Cabinet has a relative working •. J>- 
I in General Motors or one of its ^ 

;Mrs Thatcher: I resent , the 
I implication of his question. The 
1 bids are in today. They win be 

considered with one thing in 
te best 

mind: what win give the' 
prospect for jobs. 

Sale of Vickers 

Morrison, Minister of 
htate for Industry, said in a 
Commons written reply that he 
would ensure Vickers Ship- 
building and Engineering Ltd 
jwnamed in UK ownership 
following ns sale bp British „ 
Shipbuilders. Any accessary 
airangements (be said) will be in 
place before the business is sold. 

Tory MP suggests end 
of student unions 

Many MPs who were at unjver- 

»y MPs 

sity before World War Two got 

on well without a students* 
union — so why was it necessary 
to have a National Union of 
Students at all. Mr John Stokes 
(Halesowen and Stourbridge, Q 
asked amid widespread laughter 
and cheers during questions in 
the Commons. 

M®ny_ ftft it was totally devoid 
“^Political views. 

Wr Wafifan said be sym- 
pathized with Mr BroinveTs 
lustration. Bni he understood it 
was open to individual unions 
to decide whether to disaffiliate 
from the NUS. 

Mr George Walden, Under 
Secretary of State for Education 
and Science: said that theoreti- 
cally the . NUS could vote itself 
out of existence. 

Earlier, Mr Peter Brninyeb 
(Leicester East. C) had asked Mr 

Walden, to - reconsider the 
Government's decision not to 
legislate to make NUS member- 
ship optional, even though they 
did not have a closed mind on 
this and Other student union 

Mr Dmj»b Skinner (Bohwver, 
Lab) sand that if -the Govern- 
ment did end automatic NUS 
raemberhsip, perhaps they 
“Hg* fancier the possibility of 
a tolou.jQjnscrvative cries of 
5*0?-wfr*ch they were 
always rabtmmg about. When 

d<we Mae 

muons, the Government got egg 
- ® ve f ® feoe because some 
umons had voted to pay into the 
Labour Rany. even though they 
bad not done so at all before. 

Mr Brain vels said many stu- 
dents deeply regretted being 
forced to become automatic 
members. They should have the 
choice to opt into the NUS. 

he found it 
ggttiy difficult to follow Mr 
Skinner’s tram of thought. The 
was not against 
HS® “ circumstances. 

^^synu»tli 22 wi ■ with - views 

rao ,. »We question of auto- 
ma tic membership of unions. 





ministrative bnrea 
the commission concludes _ 
all authorities were abfe. in 

irig for rent 

Estimates suggested that as 
much as£l billion a year might 
be available from private 

, . ByOirisfopber Waring 

and aT iniSoD^SfS hom«has&Dcnby4 per cent finance into providing hous- 
investment are the MS ing for rent must be framd.” 

keys needed to tackle a crisis 
w council housing, the Audit 
Commission, the local 
authorities’ watchdog on 
economy and efficiency, con- 

in « report published bTre" 

ltM 'rwrtmm** A * duced by as much as 8,000.” 

aSSS?V- ?ss 

i «i h « stoc “ ,D 

Desmbmgthesituauonasa some authorities lake a 


crisis, die commission reports 
that there is a £20 million 
backlog in repairs and im- 
provements; with 85 percent 

of council houses needing 
repairs costing £5,000. 

Then? are 175,000 homeless 
families a year; too many 
empty - bouses; unrealistic 
rents; and heavy administra- 
tive costs, it stales. In some 
inner London areas, manage- 
ment costs alone exceed £500 
a year for every council home. 

Over the past six years, the 
report says, the real cost of 
managing council housing has 
40 per 

risen by between 30 and 
cent, while the number 


.. . approach- 

minimum rent for minimum 

The commission urges 
tighter , financial control, and 
that rents should take account 
of the cost of maintaining the 
property adequately. 

- Even if authorities do ail 
they can to improve value for 
money in the ways the report 
identifies, a substantial crisis 
will persist in many inner-city 
areas. Calling for Anther 
sources of funds, the commis- 
sion says: “In the absence of 
more direct public investment 
in council housing a way of 
attracting more private sector 

privately funded share owner- 
ship, index-linked mortgages 
at tow rates of interest, and 
commercial mongages raised 
by tenants' cooperatives. 

In the worst areas, more 
public money is needed, and 
the commission urges that 
public funds should be used as 
a lever to attract private 
finance, through rale relief 
and VAT relief on big refur- 
bishment and conversions, 
and : capital allowances for 
selective investments. 

On council house sales, the 
commission strongly favours 
allowing local authorities to 
use the proceeds of the sales to 
fund improvements to their 
existing stock. At present, they 
are allowed to use only a small 
proportion of those receipts. 
Managing the Crisis in Council 
Housing (Stationery Office; 

Move to bar ‘peace convoy’ 

By Anthony Bevins, Political Correspondent 

A 1 00- vehicle mobile hippie 
commune, known as foe 
“peace convoy ” could be 
j banned from camping on 
private land under a proposal 
for inclusion in the Public 
Order BiJL 

Last year, the convoy was 
barred from its traditional 
encampment on National 
Trust property adjacent to 
Stonehenge, because of a pre- 
emptive High Court injunc- 
tion, so it moved up the M6 to 
Cannock Chase on July 12. 

Clause 14 of the Bill now in 
its Coibmons committee 
stage, gives a senior police 
officer power “to impose con- 

ditions on public assemblies if 
he reasonably believes that 
serious public disorder, seri- 
ous damage to property or 
serious disruption to the life of 
the community may result 
from the assembly, or that its 
organizers* purpose is the 
intimidation and coercion of 

Bui it is felt that even 
Clause 14 does not give the 
police power to bar the convoy 
from private, property, and 
once the convoy has parked 
on private land it is up to the 
owner to take civil action to 
remove it. 

A week after the convoy's 

arrival on the Cannock Chase 
site ' at Seven Springs, the 
county council petitioned the 
High Court for a repossession 
order, but it was only after 
spare motor parts and fuel had 
been handed over, at 
ratepayers’ expense, that the 
convoy finally left on July 25. 

. A police report on the affair 
said: “During the 13 days that 
the 'peace convoy’ was in 
Staffordshire, 90 arrests were 

“A total of 104 vehicles was 
counted and between 400 and 
500 people.” 

The site was dosed for six 
weeks to be cleared 

slot for 
Tory MP 

By David Hewsoa 
. and George Hfll 

The Government faces a by- 
eketioa in the middling safe 
seat of Derbyshire West with 
the appointment of Mr Mat- 
thew Parris, the MP, as 
presenter of the television 
programme Weekend World. 

He succeeds Mr Brian Wal- 
den, the former Labour MP, 
who gave op die Ladywood 
seat in Birmingham in 1979 to 
present the programme. 

Mr Parris, who is 36. has 
held Der by sh i re West for nine 
years, and had a majority of 
15^25 in 1983. 

He is remembered for 
moan tings filibuster, with one 
other Tory MP, on Miss Janet 
Pookes’s Bill to curb kerb- 
crawling, which nearly sank 
the BilL 

To this day he has not 
entirely been forgiven for this 
offence against public decency, 
nor for that tendency to show 
levity towards sacred cows 
which can be so damaging to 
the prospects of yonng Tory 

He cannot resist using irony 
or the reductio ad absurdura 
to make bis serious points, as 
he often showed in his column 
for The Times. 

His burlesque proposal of a 
system of dairy support involv- 
ing the issue to fanners of 
concrete cattle was based on 
an assertion that the 
Government’s policy repre- 
sented “land nationalization 
by stealth.” 

He did not hesitate on 
occasion to attack the Prime 
Minister herself, though his 
time in her office answering 
her mail before he became an 
MP left him with admiration 
for her abrasive qualities. 

His political attitudes were 
partly formed by a peripatetic 
childhood in Sooth AdricaJan 
Smith’s Rhodesia and Swazi- 

Mr Parris intends to talk to 
foe Tory Chief Whip abont the 
timing & his application to the 
Chiltern Hundreds, but he is 
expected to resign before Ao- 


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Matthew Parris. wh«-» is to present Weekend World 

gust when he joins Leaden 
Weekend television. 

H i refused to say yesterday 
whether the Government 
should regard the constituency 
as a safe seat at the by-election 
he bus cacsed. 

“The by-election is going Co 
be hard work and 1 must take 
care from now on not to join 
the argument,” he said. 

The Government's poor 
showing in the polls and the 
level of MPs’ salaries had 
nothing to do with the move, 
be said. “It is the positive 
challenge of the new job rather 
than any dissatisfaction with 
the old that helped me make 
np my mind.” 

The new job meant that he 
would not return to party 
politics, he added. 

He refused to disclose his 

Dt'w salary bat said that his 
Nip's salary of “around 
£16.000” was adequate for his 

That prompted Mr John 
Birt. LWTs director of pro- 
grammes. to observe that Mr 
Parris wonid find his new 
salary “more than adequate”. 
Mr Walden was reported to be 
earning an annual six-figure 

Mr Parris won a first in law 
at Cambridge and worked in 
the Diplomatic Service and the 
Conservative Party research 
department before becoming 
an MP. 

Kis political attitudes were 
partly formed by a peripatetic 
childhood in South AfricaJLan 
Smith’s Rhodesia and Swaz- 

Diary, page 12 

staff being 
lured to 

By Tim Jones 

Workers at Westland have 
been urged not to respond to 
local newspaper advertise- 
ments which offer “excellent” 
salaries to scientists and tech- 
nicians prepared to work in 
central Europe on new heli- 
copter designs. 

The advertisements, placed 
in local newspapers circulat- 
ing in the Yeovil and Weston- 
super-Mare areas of Somerset 
where most of the Westland 
workforce is based, asks for 
“qualified designers or engi- 
neers to join multi-national 
teams in advanced helicopter 
design”, and general techni- 

But the London-based 
Howard Organization Techni- 
cal and Scientific Consultants, 
which placed the advertise- 
ments, refused yesterday to 
reveal for whom it is acting. 

The silence raised specula- 
tion that European helicopter 
firms could be hoping to 
acquire Westland technology 
before the company settles 
down in its new partnership 
with Sikorsky-Fiat. 

Westland competitors on 
the Continent include 
Aerospaiia! of France. 
Biohm of West Germany and 
Augusta of Italy. 

Workers at Yeovil have 
been advised by Mr Paddy 
Ashdown, the area’s Liberal 
MP. to reject the offer. He 
said: “If I were a Westland 
worker 1 would hol take up 
this offer because the firm now 
has a great future with Sikor- 

Mr Peter Batten, the West- 
land spokesman, said: “The 
only people likely to take up 
these offers arc those who 
were going to take redundancy 
anyway because as a 
workforce we are 100 per cent 
behind the deal with Sikorsky- 

He added: “There is no 
danger of losing secret designs 
abroad because any individual 
would know only a tiny bit of 
the overall plan.” 

25 foreign 
to leave 

By Nicholas Ashford 

Diplomatic Correspondent 

The number of foreign dip- 
lomats ordered out of Britain 
after committing criminal of- 
fences doubled last year, ac- 
cording to Foreign Office 
figures released yesterday. 

They showed th3t 25 diplo- 
mats were withdrawn at the 
Foreign Office's request last 
year compared with 13 in 
1984. Almost half were for 
drinking and driving offences. 

There were also six inci- 
dents of theft, three of inde- 
cency and two serious traffic 
offences. One diplomat was 
expelled for illegal possession 
of firearms, another on drugs 
charges and another for failing 
to abide by a court order. 

The Foreign Office has a 
policy of not naming the 
culprits or identifying the 
countries they represent. 

However, several cases 
have been in the news. One 
involved Mr Ismail Uyinvoth, 
an education counsellor at the 
Uganda High Commission, 
who beat up a London taxi 

The man who defied the 
court order was Mr .Ahmed 
Rajab. the Syrian who claimed 
diplomatic immunity when he 
refused to leave his Kensing- 
ton home. 

A Foreign Office official 
said the increase in diplomatic 
withdrawals stemmed from 
the “get tough” policy out- 
lined in a government White 
Paper last April, 3fter the 
Libyan embassy shooting the 
previous year. 

Altogether last year the 
Foreign Office recorded 54 
serious offences by foreign 
diplomats. Us policy is to 
deliver a wanting to first-time 
offenders in cases involving 
motoring offences or shop- 
lifting and then to demand 
that diplomats be withdrawn 
if they commit a second 
offence. Expulsion orders are 
issued only if a foreign embas- 
sy refuses such a request. 

affair led 
to attack 

A family doctor’s affair with 
one of his patients led to an 
attack on him by her husband, 
the General Medical Council's 
professional conduct commit- 
tee was told yesterday.. ; 

Dr Anthony Codington, 
aged 54. of Kiveioa Park, 
Sheffield, was found guilty of 
serious professional miscon- 
duct and his registration was 
ordered to be suspended for 12 
months. . He has 28 days to 

The affair began, the com- 
mittee was told. last April 
when the patient, identified as 
Mrs X, was suffering depres- 
sion and having marital diffi- 

He visited her ai her 
parents’ home, where they 
were found by her husband 
cuddling on a sofa “in circum- 
stances of considerable 

The husband hit the doctor 
several times with some force. 
Dr Collington was taken to 
hospital with two fractured 
cheekbones, but declined to 
press charges and told Mrs X 
that he only had himself to 

Mr John Macdonald, repre- 
senting Dr ColUngham. said 
i he doctor had been recently 
di'orced and believed Mrs 
Vi divorce was inevitable. 
“This was a warm, caring, 
passionate, albeit brief, rda^ 
iionsbip between two parties. 

Mr Macdonald produced 13 
letters and a 1,500-signature 
petition in support of Dr 

action plea 
by unions 

By Michael BaBy 
Transport Editor 

'Two maritime unions yes- 
terday backed shipowners; in 
urging the Govemmenito halt 
the “alarming” . decline in 
Britain's merchant fleet. 

In 10 years, Britain has sunk 
from third to ninth place 
among world fleets, and the 
number of ships has dropped 
from 1,8 18 to 727, the Nation- 
al Union of Marine, Aviation 
and Shipping Transport Offi- 
cers and toe Engineers' and 
Managers’ Association said in 
a Budget submission to the 
Chancellor, Mr Nigel Lawson. 

They say time is running 
out for government action to 
halt the decline in Britain's 
fleet and shipbuilding cap- 
acity. They urge better depre- 
ciation allowances and 
freedom to set aside tax-free 
reserves for new ships and 

They also want an investi- 
gation into tax concessions for 1 
ships built ui British yards, 
and those kept on the British 
register for a certain length of 

Their call was supported by 
the General Council of British 
Shipping which said: “We 
want the Treasury to give a 
more favourable climate com- 
parable to that in rival ship- 
ping states.” 

But with the Government 
under increasing pressure over 
posable Budget concessions, 
there has been no indication 
from Lord Caithness, ah Un- 
der Secretary of State at the 
Department of Transport, that 
help is on the way. 

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Focus on southern Africa 

Unita may bargain 
for hostages’ safety 

Unita guerrillas who have 
seized about 150 expatriate 
workers, including at least two 
Britons, in the northern Ango- 
la diamond mining town of 
Andrada. say they may still 
issue conditions for their re- 

Mr Jeremiah Chitunda. the 
Unita representative in the 
US. said yesterday that no 
specific demands were yet 
being made, but “conditions 
are bound to change" and the 
policy of releasing hostages 
without conditions might be 

Most of the hostages, taken 
on Saturday in Andrada. are 
Filipino and Portuguese but 
there arc at least two Bn tons, a 
West German and a Roma- 
nian. A Unita spokesman in 
Lisbon said that the Filipinos 
and Portuguese would be re- 
leased without conditions. 

Officials from Diamang. the 
Angolan diamond mining 
company, and from the Ango- 
lan Government, and Mr 
Christopher Segar. First Secre- 
tary at the British Embassy in 
Luanda, were lo fly to the 
isolated town yesterday to 
assess the situation. An early 
report from an independent 
source confirms that the town 
was devasfed and workshops 
serving the diamond mines 

The’ hostages will probably 
be marched south to the Unita 
headquarters at Jamba. 

This is the third time the 

By Richard Dowden 
diamond-producing area has 
been a target of the rebels. In 
Februarv N84 expatriates in- 
cluding 16 Britons were seized 
from Caftmfo. In December 
the same year, another 22 
were seized from the same 
place and an American 
aircraftman killed. 

Although most expatriates 
have been freed unharmed in 
the past. Mr Jonas Savimbi, 
the Unita leader, has this time 
lured Mr Stanislav Svoboda, 
the Czechoslovak deputy For- 

U Andrada 



Ocean j 


r~ sm 

L 100 miles 


W; Jamba 

* UNIT A HQ i 

eign Minister, and a senior 
British Foreign Office dipfo- 

were among those kidnapped. 

It also confirmed that it had 
123 expatriate workers in the 
town at the weekend. It is 
thought that there may have ! 
been about another 10 Britons 
in Andrada on Saturday and 
there have been no reports i 
about their safety. 

Urtita's communique, is - i 
sued in Lisbon on Monday I 
night, said that about 60 
Government troops were i 
killed in the fight for the town ] 
and that Unita lost 19 men 
and had 30 more wounded. | 

The Red Cross in Geneva | 
confirmed yesterday that it j 
was in contact with Linita but | 
was not involved in negotia- \ 
lions for the release of the 
hostages. A spokesman in 
Geneva said be could not 
confirm the number of hos- 
tages taken. 

Although the nerve centre 
of the diamond area is at 
Dundo. further north. .Andra- 
da holds the main stores and 
repair workshops for all the 
diamond-mining operation in 
Lunda None province. It also 


mat to Jamba as a price for the contains the main son house 
hostages release and to gain and Unita has already claimed 

Je facto recognition of his 

Iniraco, the international 

it has taken away severals 
pounds of uncut stones. 
Andrada's proximity to the 

company servicing the earth- Zairean border suggests that 
moving equipment for the lhe Unita force, probably 

diamond mines, confirmed numbering about 2,000, 


of its 



Hunt for 
riches in 

British employees. Mr Keith Zaire, which gives secret sup- 
Dy ton and Mr Simon Tingay, port to the rebels. 

Namibia’s August deadline 

From Michael Hornsby. Johannesburg 

In a new move in the long- 
running international wrangle 
over the future of Namibia, 
President Botha proposed yes- 
terday that the eight-year-old 
UN settlement plan for the 
territory, known as Security 
Council Resolution 435. 
should be put into effect from 
August I this year, provided 
Cuban troops withdraw from 
Angola by the same date. 

He told a special session of 
Parliament in Cape 
TownrDespfte the progress 
which has been made in 
bilateral discussions stake Oc- 
tober 1984. when Angola 
agreed in principle to the 
withdrawal of the Cubans in 
conjunction with the imple- 
mentation of the settlement 
plan, the Angolan Government 
has yet to agree to a satisfac- 
tory timetable for Coban 

The setting of a precise date 
for putting Resolution 435 into 
effect is the new element in the 
South African position. Mr 
Botha's further assertion that 

the Cubans represent “The last 
remaining obstacle” to 
Namibia's independence is not 
strictly new. but is perhaps 
clearer than any previous 

Mr Botha's move is seen 
here as a clever attempt by 
Pretoria and Washington to 
put pressure on Angola to send 
home the estimated 25.000- 
30.000 Cuban troops stationed 
there, a goal they have pur- 
sued jointly for several years. 

Negotiations with the Ango- 
lans seemed to be making 
some progress towards the end 
of 1984 bnt have been in 
deadlock for more than a year. 
Strictly speaking, the Cubans 
have nothing to do with the 
Namibia issue, but Washing- 
ton seized on them as a way of 
getting Pretoria to agree to 
Namibia's independence and 
reducing Soviet influence in 
the region. 

The idea of setting a date for 
implementation of Resolution 
435. according to informed 
sources, was agreed in princi- 

ple by Mr R F “Prk” Botha, 
the South African Foreign 
Minister, and Dr Chester 
Crocker, the US Assistant 

Secretary of State for African minister, has been set up in 
Affairs, at a meeting in Gene- Manila to hum down the 

va last month. 

property of the former Presi- 

A further pressnre on the dent and attempt to have it 
Angolans is the threat of returned to the Philippine 

extensive American military people. 

aid to Unita, the Angolan The main effort will be in 

insurgents led by Dr Jonas the United States, but Mr 
Savimbi, who claims he was Marcos is believed to have 

cheated of power 10 years ago property in Britain, Brazil and 
after the collapse of Portu- 1 Switzerland, too. 

guese rale in Angola. 

“Our speed of operation 

be increased if the Angolans Latin America, in Switzerland 

do not agree to the new plan, and in Britain”, the commis- 
Resolntkm 435 provides for sion chairman, Mr Jovito 

a UN-monitored ceasefire in Salonga. said yesterday. Mr 
Namibia between South AM- Salonga said the value of the 

can forces and the Swapo assets that he and his fellow 
(South West Africa People's commissioners will be chasing 

Organization) guerrillas fight- is estimated at somewhere 
iag from bases in Angola for between $5 billion and S10 

the territory’s independence, billion (£3.5-£6.9 billion). 

This wonid be followed by The British property, Mr 
elections and independence Salonga said, is mainly real 

over seven months. 

Botha gets 
plea on 

East London wants to 
be home to all races 

From Our Own Correspondent, Johannesburg 

By Nicholas Ashford 
Diplomatic Correspondent 

Amnesty International yes- 
terday launched an interna- 
tional campaign against 
human rights abuses in South 
Africa, claiming that there had 
been a dramatic increase in 
incidents of torture and in the 
arbitrary detention of oppo- 
nents of apartheid. 

The organization has pub- 
lished a 1 7-page briefing paper 
on human rights in South 
Africa and a document con- 
taining allegations of the wide- 
spread use of torture. 

It has also sent a 10-page 
letter to President Botha call- 
ing on him to take 10 steps 
which, it says, would be 
evidence of his commitment 
to end the violations. 

Those include the release of 
political detainees and the 
removal of immunity enjoyed 
by security officials accused of 
mistreating and torturing pris- 

It also wants the establish- 
ment of independent judicial 
inquiries into reports that 
government agents had killed, 
abducted or attacked govern- 
ment critics and anti-apart- 
heid demonstrators. 

The city council of East few years, one way or another. 
London, in the Eastern Cape. As long as we have the Group 

estate and mainly in London. 
His commission is not at all 
sure how to set about getting 
its hands on it, but another 
commissioner, Mr Pedro Yap, 
said that it would appoint 
British lawyers who would do 
the same kind of work that a 
team of US lawyers has al- 
ready undertaken in the New 

has voted in fa vour of opening Areas Act we are going to have 
the area under its jurisdiction racial friction.” 

As long as we have the Group y C rk courts. 

.Areas Act we are going to have There, it was announced 

cial inction. earlier this week, the courts 

to residence bv people of all The Act enforces racial have intervened to prevent 
races. It is the first city to take separation of residential areas ih e sai e 0 f property in Man- 
such a Step. and Of facilities such as hmian and Lnnii Island nend- 

such a step. 

The mayor of East London, schools and hospitals. Present 
Mr Joe Yazbek. said yesterday govern men; policy, despite 

acuities suen as hattan and Long Island pend- 
I hospitals. Present fog further proceedings. 
l policy, despite The commission has al- 
Bothas assertion ready begun its work of se- 

■iri if - • .1 . . ... . . 

that the council had no power President Botha s assertion ready begun its woric of se- 
lo implement its decision that apartheid is “outmoded , questrating the property of the 
without central Government is that the law should remain. Marcos family and its asso- 
approval. It could only for- Mr Card said he was conn- ciates. An announcement on 
ward a recommendation to dent that most of East the seizure of the Manila 
the Government. London s 60.000 white popu- electricity supply undertaking 

The matter was voted on a is expected soon, 

week ago. but the outcome tPn VJuS J . Mr Salonga’s committee has 

was not made public at the ^ een - Kl UR. \ Presiden i 

limp. Thp council was sniit ^atlirpoene (kamr-Io'-erj by Aquino, and has been armed 

approval. It could only for- 
ward a recommendation to 
the Government. 

The matter was voted on a 

time. The council was split. 

Aquino, and has been armed 

and it was only the casting ,w0 ^ usive telephone callers with fearsome powers to send 


voie of Mr Ya 2 bek. a member - pfTrf „ 
of the opposition Progressive „ , L01 

Federal Party (RFP). which "Xfli 
enabled the motion to be P e . ,w 5^P v 

Passed- & ,2S?L 

For persons and papers, to 

East London. South Africa s seize property and seal it. if 
only river port of any size. lies necessary, for the protection 

between the Ciskei and Trans- 1 gf evidence, and 10 dispose of 

kei tribal “homelands 

_ ... . . has large black populations on 

Two councillors unable to doorstep. This, and grow- 

assets for the benefit of the 

The commission is also 

it lafw nhicrTcrl in lhe ■ . , ^ tr-y- l lie cummissiun IS also 

b?en con- lo investigaie oLh- 

sssw ssr 1 ’— - 

Monday night, howeverthpse city ro[ind j of Durban< 

objections, to most peoples fimher up Indian 

surprise, were wiihdrawn. coast, look a similar but much '' another 
Mr Donald Card, a retired more limited decision on commissioner who has just 
businessman and one of the Monday, passing by 22 votes returned from a long exile in 
councillors who voted in fa- to five a resolution calling for t he US, said corruption had 
vour, said: “Desegregation has the opening of the Greyville become a way of life in 
got to lake place in the next area of the town to all races. Filipino society 

vent graft and corruption 
happening again. 

Mr Raul Daza. another 
commissioner, who has just 

Filipino society. 

Rebel of Khyber Pass 
agrees to armistice 

From Hasan Akhtar, Islamabad 

Cardinal Sin reports 
back to the Pope 

From Peter Nichols, Rome 

An uneasy truce has been Abdul Ghafoor Hoti. the gov- 
reached between the Pakistan ernor of the province, at the 
authorities and Malik Wali government house in Pesha- 
Khan Kookikhel. a tribal chief war for about two hours on 
in the Khyber Pass region of Monday 
the North Wcsi Frontier Prov- After the talks, the governor 
ince. He was accused late last said Malik Kookikhel had 
vear of leading a bloody tribal pledged support for Pakistan’s 
revolt with support from the independence and integrity 
Afghan regime of Mr Babrak while the government had 
Karmat. assured him of full respect for 

Malik Kookikhel, who is in tribal traditions in the admin- 
his early seventies, met Mr istration of the Khyber area. 

The Archbishop of Manila presidential elections. Candi- 
is due to arrive in Rome today nal Sin brought the massive 
on a brief visit to report to the weight of the Church in the 
Pope on the Roman Catholic Philippines firmly down on 

Church’s part in resolving the the side of Mrs Corazon 
Philippines crisis, which some Aquino and ihe military oppo- 

see as indicative of a new role nents of Mr Marcos. While 
for the Vatican among the running the risk of putting the 


Church on one side in a civil 

Cardinal Sin is expected to war, he emerged with the 
see Cardinal Agostino victors and with renewed 

CasarolK the Secretary of moral authority. 

“, wl L5 Monsignor He underijned ^ moral 

Exile’s stylish return 

AchUleSilvesirinL headofthe vi wifo foe remark: “If I 
Council for Public Affaire, lo elected Pope { 

would have Marcos count the 

Abidjan (AFP) - Mr Em- 
manuel Dioulo. the former 
mayor of Abidjan, who was 
once lipped to succeed the 
Ivory Coast's S0-\ear-old rul- 
er. President Felix 
Houphouei-Boigny. returned 
here yesterday a year after 
fleeing the country at the 
height of an embezzlement 

scandal. He arrived in style on 
board the same Concorde 
supersonic plane bringing the 
President back from a trip to 

Mr Dioulo. aged 49. who 
was accused of having stolen 
some £48 million in a coffee 
trading scandal, has always 
denied the charges. 

I? 18 ^ voUS al d* nexl conclave'*, 

will probably be scheduled for 

tomorrow and will bring the Cardinal Sin is expected to 

Pope's firsl reaction 10 a move discuss a visit to the Vatican 
which undoubtedly helped to by Mrs Aquino.But the big 

change the nature of the question now being asked by 
Church's involvement in in- Vatican observers is will Car- 

lemational political upheav- dinal Sin's example of direct 

involvement in a political 

Acting largely on his own struggle be followed in other 
authority during the recent countries? 

Arms negotiators break off 
without making progress 

From Alan McGregor, Geneva 

From Michael Hamlyn 

The Philippines Govern- 
ment is planning to hire a firm 
of British solicitors as part of 
its worldwide effort to claw 
back the ill-gotten gains of 
former President Marcos, his 
family and close associates. 

A special governmental 
commission, whose chairman 
has the status of a Cabinet 

As if the Reagan- “positive factors”, ultimate 
Gorbachov summit of last total elimination of nuclear 
November and the “spirit of weapons, recognition of ira- 
Geneva" it engendered had portance of verification and 
never been, American and committal to negotiating a 
Russian arms control negotia- separate agreement on elimi- 
tors ended their fourth round nating medium range missiles 
of talks on nuclear and space had not led to the hoped-for 
weapons yesterday with each degree of progress. “Negotiat- 
blaming the other for lack of ing with the Soviets is 
progress. difficult.” 


The solitary new point they 

“The reason, in our view, is 

did recognize publicly was lo that the Soviet delegation has 
let more than nine weeks not acted to fulfil the commit- 

elapse for cogita 
beginning a fifth 

ration before meats undertaken by our two 
Ui round on leaders in the joint statement 

May 8 - Ascension Day. This of Novemer 21," he said He 
is the longest break for reflec- hoped that in May the Rus- 

tion since the talks began. sians would “join in a genuine 

After a final plenary session effort to build on in the 
at the US arms control build- coming round the proposal 

ing with 22 negotiators of each that exists for 50 per cent 
side Oaring each other across a reductions in the offensive 

. ... ... n. ■ ' .ri ,1. « 

long table, the chief Soviet nuclear arms of both sides. v 

Some aid has already been will depend on the working of 
promised, and this is likely to the law in the United States, in 

delegate, Mr Viktor Karpov, • LONDON: Britain will cat- 
emerged to say: “We regret egorically rule out any linkage 
there was no positive response between a US-Soviet agree- 
from the American side to our ment on reducing medium- 
proposals. We hope for more range missiles in Europe with 
progress next time. There’s a halt to Britain's plans to 

still hope for that cooperative modernize its independent 

spirit; but we, regretfully, nuclear deterrent when Mrs Britain will only consider 
don't have it” Thatcher replies to the ihitia-' „ scaling back its nuclear deter- 

Some four hocus later, his five which Mr Gorbachov, the 
US counterpart, Mr Max Soviet leader launched on 

Kampeiman, read a prepared January J 5 (Nicholas Ashford 
text to the TV cameras but writes). : 

look no questions. He said A British reply is expected 

Soviet halt 
to river 

From Christopher Walker 

The problems behind Mr Gorbachov’s drive for wider use of 
advanced technology are summed up neatly in a satirical car- 
toon by a Soviet artist in which the old way, with an abacus, 
stands ready to batter the computer-armed new techniques. 

Double defector said 
to be well in Moscow 

From Frank Johnson, Bonn 

An anonymous telephone 
call to Radio Liberty’s Lon- 
don office yesterday said that 
Mr Oleg Tumanov, a senior 
editor at the station’s trans- 
mitter in Munich, who is 
believed to have defected back 
to the Soviet Union be left 21 
years ago. was “alive and well 
in Moscow”. 

This was learned here yes- 
terday. although Radio Liber- 
ty in Munich refused to 
comment on the reports. 

Mr Tumanov, aged 42. 
disappeared on February 24. 
He was last seen by colleagues 
when he said he felt unwell 
and was going home. 

Becoming suspicious when 
nothing more was heard from 
him for five days, station 
officials called the police, who 
forced open the door of bis 

They found that his most 
valuable possessions, includ- 

ing his prized stamp collec- 
tion. were missing, and it was 
later discovered that he had 
cleared his bank account 
Mr Tumanov, formerly in 
the Soviet Navy, deserted his 
ship in 1965 by jumping 
overboard in the Mediterra- 
nean and swimming six miles 
to the Libyan coasL 
He made his way to London 
where he joined Radio Liber- 
ty. an US-financed station 
which beams short wave 
broadcasts to the Soviet 
Union. He also met in Lon- 
don his future wife, Svetlana, 
a Russian refugee. 

The couple moved to Mu- 
nich in 1966. Mr Tumanov 

The Kremlin has postponed 
indefinitely a controversial 
scheme to divert water from 
the Soviet Union’s northward 
flowing rivers to irrigate the 
arid south after widespread 
protests by conservationists 
and economists. 

The tong-standing and gran- 
diose scheme has been the 
subject of repeated attacks in 
the official Soviet media since 
It was included in draft out- 
lines for the economy pub- 
lished in October. A senior 
official confirmed yesterday 
that it had been omitted from 
the final version, which will be 
approved by the 27th Commn- 
nist Party Congress this week. 

“At present, we can manage 
without the switching of die 
water from the northern 
rivers,” Mr Leonid Vid, depu- 
ty chief of Gosplan, the state 
planning body, said. A halt to 
the loss of water in the 
Caspian and new techniqBes 
for tracing irrigation systems 
meant that water requirements 
could be met locally. 

The shelving of the scheme 
is seen as another determined 
break with the era iff Leonid 
Brezhnev by the Kre mlin lead- 
ership. Brezhnev was a strong 
supporter of the project, and of 
another even more ambitions 
to switch water from rivers in 
Siberia. Both schemes were 
first envisaged by Russian 
scientists in the 19th century, 
bnt their feasibility Ka< been 

Jail told 
to hold 

Athens - The * Salonika 
public prosecutor has entered 
local prison authorities to 
detain a Briton now serving an 
eight-month prison term- in 
Greece for theft, pending 
charges relating to the murder 
of a British tourist, last sum- 
mer (Mario Modiano writes). 

The prisoner was arrested 
on January 1 24 when he was 
about to cross into Turke y zn a 
camping van with, his preg- 
nant wife and two children. 

He was found guilty of 
stealing the equivalent of £590 
from a camp tile near Saloni- 
ka and jailed Tor eight months 
because he was unable to pay 
the fine. /' • . 

Interpol has Since alleged to 
Greek police that his finger- 
prints match those of a mas 
who is wanted in connection 
with the murder of Stephen 
Frederick Henderson, of New- 
castle upon Tyne, in' north- 
west Greece last July. 

Iranian women dressed in black chador cloaks and holding Kalashnikov rifles at a Women's Day rally in Tehran. Ayatollah 
Khomeini, the religions leader, has suggested that women have military framing in case they need to defend the reponuc. 

Bank robbers 

to be delivered to Moscow 
after the Soviet party congress 
ends later this month. Britain 
had been waiting for the US to 
reply first 

Mr Gorbachov has pro- 
posed the complete elimina- 
tion of US and Soviet 
medium-range missiles in Eu- 
rope so long as British and 
French forces are frozen. 

Mr Gorbachov’s arms plan, 
President Reagan’s counter- 
proposals and the Geneva 
arms talks were discussed j 
yesterday during a meeting 
between Sir Geoffrey Howe, , 
the Foreign Secretary, and Mr ; 
Paul Nitze, Mr Reagan’s spe- 
cial arms adviser. 1 

in her letter Mrs Thatcher i 
will make clear that Britain | 
intends to go ahead with its 
plans to buy the American 
submarine-Jaunched Trident 
missiles to replace the existing 
Polaris force. However she is 
expected to welcome Soviet 
and American proposals to 
make big cuts in their nuclear 
arsenals. . . 

Tours (AFP) - Gunmen 
robbed a Bank of France 
branch at Niort, 90 miles west 
of here, of an estimated 29 
million francs (£2.9 milliQa) 
after taking employees hostage 
as they arrived for work. 

The gunmen arrived at the 
bank at 6.45ara and overpow- 
ered the watchman as be 
emerged from the 
building. The safes and vaults 
were emptied in an hour, and 
the gunmen drove off in bank 

MEP banned 

Noumea (Reuter) - Frau 
Dorothee Piermonl. a Mem- 
ber of the European Partfa- 
ment for West Germany's 
Greens, was refused entry -to 
New Caledonia after being 
expelled from Tahiti for pro- 
testing in favour of French 
Polynesian independence and 
against French nnciear testing, 
during an electoral period 

Zeffirelli tax 

rent once the US and the 
Soviet Union have reached 
agreement on cutting back 
. their strategic range missiles. 

Propaganda drive, page 12 

Rome (AFP) - The Italian 
director Franco Zeffirelli, 
whose films include Jesus of 
Nazareth and Romeo ant 
Juliet, will appear in court on 
May 2 accused of not paying 
tax on income of Many one 
billion lire (S660.000 dollars) 
in 1982 and 1983. 

Killer aged 5 

Miami (AP) — Prosecutors 
and detectives say they do not 
know what to dp with a boy, 
aged five, who confessed that 
he pushed a three-year-old 
playmate five stories to his 
death after the toddler said be 
wanted to die. 

Parade cover 

San Francisco (Reuter) — 
One of San Francisco's biggest 
and most famous celebrations, 
the Chinese New Year parade, 
was saved at the Iasi minute 
when an insurance company 
agreed to underwrite the 

Aids in Malta 

Valletta (Reuter) - The 
Health Minister. Mr Vincent 
Moran, said Malta's first Aids 
case had been confirmed, but 
declined to give details. 

Hotel plea 

Annecy, France (.AP) — The 
owner of the luxury hotel who 
is seeking the removal of the 
former Haitian president 
Jean-Claude Duvalier and his 
family was (old by a judge that 
a ruling would be’ given today. 

Play censored 

switching of the T e i Aviv (API - Th* fonrf 

Tel Aviv (AP) — The Israeli 
censorship board has lifted a 
ban on the Broadway musical 
Oh Calcutta after making cuts 
in the play and restricting it to 
people over the age of 18. 

Pit inquiry 

Dar Es Salaam (AFP) - The 
Tanzanian Government an- 
nounced the setting-up of a 
five-man team to investigate 
report that 30 people were 
buried alive when part of an 
“legal gold mine caved in near 
Lake Victoria. 

Dutch return 

Yesterday's official disclo- 
sure appeared to confirm earli- 

acquired a reputation as being er diplomatic speculation «W 
a good worker and was steadi- Mr Gorbachov is an opponent 

ly promoted. 

They had a daughter but 
were divorced last year. Mrs 
Tumanov is a Russian lan- 
guage teacher in Munich. 

of the costly scheme. One of 
the central themes of his new 
policy is to “intensify” the 
economy by nwln»g better ose 
of existing resources. 

Brandt dragged into Kohl scandal 

From Our Own Correspondent, Bono 

A touch of farce has entered 
the “false testimony” affair, 
which began with a Green 
MP"s private summonses 
against Chancellor Helmut 
Kohl alleging he did not tell 
the truth to committees inves- 
tigating illegal political dona- 

mer Chancellor Willy Brandt, 
the chairman of the Social 
Democratic Party (SPD). 

There are also veiled threats 
to do the same to the other 
former SPD Chancellor. Herr 
Helmut Schmidt. All this - as 
well as a recent pronounce- 
ment by Herr Franz Josef 

In obvious retaliation, some Strauss that “everyone knew” 
Christian Democrats are re- that political parties received 

portal to have put out a donations in the way now said 
similar summons against for- to be illegal — has left politi- 

cians wondering where ail 
these summonses will end. 

The system, about which 
Herr Strauss said everyone l 
knew, involves businesses giv- 
ing cash 10 various research 1 
institutes with charitable sta- 
tus which were really “fronts” 1 
for political parties. 

Herr Brandt’s only com- 
ment so fer was: “I see nothing 
incriminating me". 

Leading article, page 13 

r Hague (AP) - The 
Dutch^pohuciao Mr Hans 
Wiegel has been appointed as 
Intenor Minister to succeed 
Mr K.oos Rietkerk. who died 
12 days ago. Mr Wiegel held 
the post from 1977 to 1981. - 

Trento cost 

Trento, Italy (AP) - The 
cost of the dam collapse which 
wjped out . the Alpine resort 
hamlet of Slava in July, killing 
at least .-3 1 people, bas been 
P« at £106 nulKon byan 
omciai study group. . •• 

Fog carnage 

Milan (Reuter) -Six people 
^ Ho* 1 5 hurt 

? 3 p- vehicle .collision in 
tntek fog on Italy's main 

J 5 S«S motorway 18 

miles south of Milan. 

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Lima (AFP) - Villagers 
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Upheaval in Egypt 

Cairo fears trouble in south 

The posters still ding to the 
pray, hot walls of - Gom- 
hounya Street and io the 
pillars of Asyut’s railway sta- 
uon, wnh_ its stone mosaic 
portraits of^n unsmiluwNas- 
ser leading the Egyptian peas- 
antry towards a future of 
smoking factory chimneys. 

“Sheikh Salima will speak 
at rae university on February 
14th , they state wiih conf£ 
dence. At the top of each 

photocopied advertisement is 

a drawing of two crossed 
swords , surmounted by an 
open Koran. 

But the 33,000 students of 
Asyut never got the chance to 
hear the cantankerous old 
pedate. Well aware that Hafez 
Sajama had already incurred 
■ rresdeni Mubarak’s wrath by 
demanding the immediate im- 
plementation of sharia law 
the President's party faithful' 
down in Asyut simply put him 
back on the train to Cairo. 

It was an easy way out for 
the men who have .to control 
the. Egyptian city which has 
become the focus for. Islamic 
fundamenudism, the very cen- 
tre of religious inspiration for 
those whom the Government 
regards as the greatest threat 
to the nation's interna] stabil- 

For while Mr Zald Badr, the 
former Governor of Asyut, is 
up in Cairo as the dew Interior 
Minister, suspecting that Mus- 
lim radicals were behind last 
week's rioting by the police — 

From Roberti^$fc,Asyiit, Upper Egypt 
. said. as ranch m'.an inter- ..the Egyptian population don't 
view m al-Ahram yesterday — support these people.’* 

attemon of the Nevertheless, the Army has 
Monabarm, the ^yptianse- seen fit to position four tanks 
nh ^ - remained outside Mr Bath's old office. 


Sputh of the capital, on the while squads of soldiers in foil 
senes oi towns and cities that combat 1 uniform with steel 
■toe- the banks of the Nile on hornets stand guard on Nile 

each side of Asyut. 

Officially, Asyufs city fo- 
oters evince an attitude of 
profound optimism about the 
future. Mr Abdul -Razak 

bridges. Nor have the plain- 
clothes government police 
missed a curious sequence of 
violent incidents involving 
Muslim students that preced- 

Hassan, president of the uni- .«* foe rioting. 

and a prominent mem- -. Only two-and-a-half weeks 
dh - of Mr Mubarak's National ago. students in Minya, to the 
democratic Party, expresses 1 - north of Asyut, up 

fUrniture in their lecture halls. 
Then, just two days before the 
. police mutinied, up to 300 
fundamentalist students at As- 
yut staged a demonstration in 
sympathy with their col- 
leagues in Minya. 

There is now a growing 
suspicion here that" these As- 
yut students may have had 
some influence within the 
police force, encouraging in 
Asyut the rumours that their 
terms of conscription were to 
be extended. 

Yet, for the authorities here, 
the real threat is presented by 
the organized character of 
Islamic student opposition to 
the Government Perhaps it is 
because many of Asyufs stu- 
dents come from poor, conser- 
vatively religious families 
perhaps because Asyut con- 
tains an equally radical Coptic 
minority, that the university 

himself pleased with the end 
. results of the rioting, daring 
which the local security police 
attacked a rice store and burnt 
down the traffic police depart- 

“What was good was that 
the people (fid not join the 
rioters”, he said yesterday. 
“This was a very good pointer 
to the future. It showed that 

has become a place of dissent 
for fundamentalists. 

University officials cope 
with this as best they can. 
When 1,000 students stood for 
election to the 250-strong 
student union last December. 
Mr Hassan and his colleagues 
vetoed 300 of the candidates 
who had fundamentalist back- 
grounds, but to no avaiLMany 
of the other students standing 
for election had deliberately 
hidden their sympathies, and 
the union is today controlled 
by members of the Gamaai 
Istamu the “Islamic Groups” 
as they like to call themselves. 

On the surface, their de- 
mands appear politically 
harmless. “All we want is 
sharia law, Muslim law ap- 
plied to the country”, a male 
medical student complained. 

But the mood quickly 
changes. Egypt's Christian 
Coptic community must re- 
spect sharia (aw, they say. The 
Government has to show re- 
spect for Islam. Why is Ameri- 
ca humiliating Egypt? Why is 
America making Egypt poor? 

The questions go on and on, 
rising in intensity. Of the 
33,000 students, perhaps only 
about 1,000 follow the 
Gamaai JslamL But they re- 
member that four of their 
number from Asyut Universi- 
ty are still imprisoned for 
allegedly helping in the plot to 
kill President Sadat. 

Jihad convenient 

The Queen with Mrs J3I Wran, wife of the Premier of New Sooth Wales, in Sydney. 

Sophisticated city smiles 

From Stephen Taylor. Sydney 

Australians seem to be le Street, the heart of the dey 
abandoning any pretence that fotmded by white settlement of 
repoblicanisza has a future in Aostralxa almost two centimes 
what is supposedly foe most ago. 

independently-minded of foe The crowd, estimated by 
Qneen's realms. That, at [east, police at about 10,000, was 
is the impression left by foe easily the largest spontaneoas 
start of fob third and final kg gathering encountered since 
of die royal tour. the tour set oat from Nepal for 

The Qineen and the Duke of New Zealand just over two 
Edinburgh were given an af- weeks ago. 
fectionate and enthusiastic As the royal couple were 
welcome when they arrived in welcomed by Mr Neville 
Australia's most sophisticated Wran, Premier of New South 
city, Sydney, yesterday. Wales, and his wife Jill, foe 

The royal couple rode in an crowd stood quietly for “God 
open Rolls-Royce to Macqnar- Save The Queen” and then. 

just to show that (here was no 
lack of national pride, deliv- 
ered a rousing rendition of 
“Advance Australia Fair”, foe 
anthem introduced by the 
Hawke Government in 1983. 

Replying to Mr W van's 
message of welcome, the 
Queen said Australia had 
always been a land of promise 
and opportunity, but there 
were perhaps few nations 
where potential and opportu- 
nity had been matched so weD 
by actual achievement. 

The royal couple leave for 
Melbourne today. 

on Hawke 

From Our Correspondent 

Aboriginal leaders, angered 
by the Hawke Government's 
decision to abandon an elec- 
tion pledge on land rights, 
yesterday vowed to retaliate 
by disrupting showpiece na- 
tional events. 

On Monday night, the Cabi- 
net finally rejected a plan to 
draw up federal legislation and 
impose it on stale govern- 
ments unwilling to accept a 
preferred land-rights modej. 

Mr Gary Foley, an Aborigi- 
nal activist, said demonstra- 
tions would be staged to 
disrupt next year's defence of 
the America’s Cup and the 
1 988 bicentennial celebrations 
to draw international atten- 
tion to the issue. 

Land rights for Aborigines 
have long bad the support of a 
significant group in the Labor 
Party but it was not until the 
Hawke Government made it 
an election issue that it had 
any chance of becoming legis- 

The demise of Aboriginal 
land rights hopes was sig- 
nalled last month during 
Western Australia’s state elec- 
tion when Mr Brian Burke, the 
Labor Premier, vowed to re- 
sign if Canberra tried to force 
him to submit, and Mr Hawke 
said he could appreciate his 

riots scapegoat 

From Alice Brin ton, Cairo 

Investigations into last is serving a long jail sentence 
week's riots by security force for his role in the assassins - , 
conscripts are under way in tion of President Sadat in 
Cairo amid modi speculation 1981. 

about what triggered than. . The Government at first! 

Egypt's new Interior Minis- blamed the conscripts' matiny 
ter, Mr Zaki Badr, is quoted in on a ramonr Chat their toms of j 
the semi-official oi-Ahnon ttety were being extended by a 
newspaper as saying that some year. . 

Islamic ex tremi s ts may have Mr Badr mrid their attack 
infiltrated the security forces on hotels in the Pyramids area ! 
and nrged the conscripts to riot of Giza may have been part of. 
in a plot to overthrow Presi- a plot to mdentiue Egypt’s 
dent Mubarak's Government, tomist industry. H o wever, 
Mr Badr said tire President many Western oiplomsts and 
himself had raised the poasi- Egyptians who study the pofit- 
bflity of inffltration by Islamic ual scene here Mere the 
and other opposition groups conscripts were simply hrritat- 
when be met new seenrity ed by tire sight of so many 
chiefs who took over after foe horary establishments at odds 
riots. - - with their often ap palliag 

In a farther indication that standard of firing, 
foe Government may he look- These o bserve r s are often 
mg for a convenient scapegoat retactjiBt to accept the conspir- 
al-Ahram also reported that ncy theory, bettering that what 
tire authorities had feand a began as a spontaneous bnrat 
diary bekmdnKtn Lieutenant- of anger against the Govere- 
Cofonet Abtrnd af-Zornor* a meat conUkavetaken on more 
prominent member of the oat- ' sudsier imputations when and 
la wed Muslim Jihad organize- if foe rioters were joined by 
lion, in which be Mamed his Muffins fundamentalists and 
group's inability to overthrow other government opponents 
the regime on its faflnre to as the. violence spread 
infiltrate the seenrity forces, throughout foe capital and to 
and Army. Cohmel al-Zornor some provincial towns. 

Fury over 
court post 
in Spain 

From Richard Wigg .. 


The opposition parties here 
have reacted to the election of 
a new president of foe Consti- 
tutional Court, Spain's highest 
legal post, by declaring public- 
ly' that the court has “lost 

Professor Francisco Tom £s 
y Valiente, who before joining 
foe court in -1980 held a chair 
of legal history at Sal am a nc a 
University, was chosen by 
nine of the 12 judges of the 


i impression, despite foe 
isms, of new winds Wow- 
vas confirmed when eight 
?s went on to choose the 
woman on the bench. Dr 
ia Bcgue, as foe court’s 
ty president. 

■ T nmk. wbo is 53. has 
the past five years been 
ng foe judges consistently 
ilding a forward-looking 
pretation of foe 1978 

oration. . 

is line ires tiitterly uj*et 
ippoalion parties, which 
repeatedly gone to foe 
tituliona! Court when 
have found themselves 

Died in Parliament on 

wersial laws such as 
: permitting abortion and 
er state control over pri- 

the abortion case Dr 
as criticized foe BilL 
ti permits abortion only 
retain circumstances, as 
oing far enough- 
e Constitutional Court, 
i was created after foe 
n of democracy, has so 
iled to achieve undisput- 
dependencc. The opposi- 
jeeuses the Government 
eking the court with its 

scared off 
by killing 

From Ian Mnrray. 


The murder of Mr Zafer al- 
Masri, foe first Palestinian to 
agree to be appointed mayor 
in foe occupied territories by 
Israel, appears to have fright- 
ened off the leading moderates 
who were thinking of follow- 
ing his example. ‘ 

Both the men who bad 
agreed to be considered as 
mayor of ai-Bneh withdrew 
from foe reckoning yesterday. 
One of them, Mr Jamil 
Tarifia, said Israel was in part 
responsible for foe murder of 
the Nablus mayor, because it 
had turned the job into a 
political one. 

The other candidate, Mr 
Walid Mustafa Hamad, took 
out an advertisement in an 
east Jerusalem newspaper 
withdrawing his offer because 
of "unexpected events” 

The newspaper. al-Mithak, 
carried another announce- 
ment from a potential candi- 
date as mayor of Ramallah, 
Mr Nadim Zara, toying be 
had never even asked for the 

The murder has also been 
given as the reason for a group 
of moderate Palestinians from 
foe Hebron area abandoning a 
trip to Amman to tell King 
Husain of Jordan personally I 
that they supported his' n ew 
position of non-cooperation 
with the Palestine liberation 
Organization (PLX)). 

Israeli police say forensic 
experts have found that foe 
bullets which killed Mr Masn 
were fired from the same gun 
used in two assassinations m 
recent months, responsibility 
for which has been claimed by 
foe PLO. 

Joviet pilot on trial 

„ (AFP) - A Sonet 
agreed with cornman- 
* Sonet passenger 

0 China in D******* 

1 trial yes&teyj* 

tst city rtf Harinn, foe 
ireigner charged with 
jo in China- . 

Srd is public, and » 

A to tost ***** 

China on December 19 when a 
shortage of feel forced him to 
abandon plans to take it to 
South Korea. 

Moscow asked China to 
return the co-pilot bat Pekito? 
sent back only the plane ana 
Hs 42 crew members and 

defendant, named a* 
Kfov Shamfi Gafoj 

ree years to fife m jaiL- 

tided the Antonov 24m 

The trial comes a few weeks 
before a rist by Mr Ivan 

Arkhipov, a First Soviet Dep- 

the most senior Soviet 
official to come to China since 

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America slowly being 
destroyed by drugs, 
White House is told 

From Michael Binyon, Washington 

A horrifying picture of a employ .os^pou, smug- men. of society, of 

country being slowly de- 
stroyed by drugs is painted in 
a repprt by a presidential 
commission, which says the 
US drug industry is now worth 
$110 billion (£75 billion) a 
year in illegal profits, and 

gling and drug use. . 

“No attempt to eliminate 
organized crime from this 
countn. can possibly be com- 
plete without a concerted 
campaign to reduce the de- 
mand for narcotics." said 

year in UlegaJ proms^ anu judge Irving Kaufman, chair- 

a scope and severity that is a 
threat to our national 
security.” , „ 

The report maintained that 
Cuba and Nicaragua aided 
traffickers in smuggling drugs 
to the US. while Bulgaria 
helped smuggle drugs to West- 
ern Europe from the Middle 

nt of all organized crime. [S^dnieusere who finance East - allegations strongly 
Seme 25 million Amencans thv d™g i^wno denied by the communist 

have tried cocaine, with be- 
tween five and six million 
using it at least once a month: 
and one in every four of the 
population has tried marijua- 
na with about 20 million 
people using it once a month. 

The 455-page report, com- 
piled over the past two and a 
half years and delivered to the 
White House on Monday, 
called drug abuse a threat to 
America's national security. It 
recommends use of military 
force and drug testing by 

organized crime." denied ** *■“ 

Ju^C 1 ch i S 0 mmor n ^ ^^Tcommissiou recom- 
fangsand drug rings in Mexi- mended drastic stepsto fight 
S and Colombia had joined drug ‘"du^ngthe 

the Mafia in drug dealing, greater use of the US Army. 
These groups wereLrked by Military and arijn units 
“a degree of violence and should I be mrisdned IttjW 
corrurmon unsurpassed by with the problem. All federal 
anvother criminal activity", agencies. including the top 
it added: “The situation secret National Secunty Agen- 
confronting us is a crisis cy. should pool their inform* 
nationally 8 and international- tion. and an intelli^na 
Iv. The menace of drugs is not ope ra u cm ce n ire sh o u Id be 
restricted to a particular seg- established immediately. 

US Navy surgeon jailed for deaths 

... <■ l.r! Tliiinilgv ihp ilirv 

Washington (AP) — A sur- 
geon has been jailed for four 
years and ordered to be dis- 
missed from the US Navy for 
the involuntary manslaughter 
and homicide of three patients 
at Bethesda US Naval Hospi- 

The court-martial jury of 
nine naval officers also or- 
dered Commander Donal M. 
Billig. who served as chief of 
hean surgery at Bethesda. to 
forfeit all future pay and 

After 90 minutes’ delibera- 

tion last Thursday, the jury 
found Billig guilty of causing 
the operation-table deaths 
through gross surgical errors. 

Billig. aged 55 and nearly 
blind in one eye, could have 
been jailed for up to llVz 

Former US Navy communications expert Jerry Whitworth 
arriving at a San Francisco court to face charges of selling 
code and communications secrets to the Russians as part of a 
spy-ring headed by the already-convicted John Walker. 

China tells 
to behave 

Peking (Reuter) - China’s 
Communist Party yesterday 
warned officials travelling 
abroad to behave themselves 
after the dismissal of one 
accused of immoral conduct. 

The official People’s Daily 
rim an editorial on the expul- 
sion from the party of Mr 
Zhou Erftu aged 72, a former 
rice-minister of culture. 

It said be was expelled for 
having a “corrupt life-style 
viola ting Communist moral 
standards”. Unconfirmed re- 
ports circulating in Peking say 

be was reprimanded by no less 
than Mr Dess Xiaoping after 
visiting prosOb es aim sex 
shops in Tokyo. 

The People’s Daily said 
Chinese travelling abroad 
should “display the graceful 
bearing of the Chinese people” 
and “uphold national self- 

“Proper behaviour must be 
striedy observed by aO person- 
nel when engaging in ex- 
changes with other countries. 

“It is very important to 
tighten disciplir: among peo- 
ple engaged in the field of 
foreign affairs to prevent any- 
one doing anything detrimen- 
tal to the national or personal 
dignity,” the paper said. 

The Chinese authorities 
have also been trying to stop 
officials making unnecessary 
trips abroad which waste pre- 
cious foreign exchange. 

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Nakasone decides 
on Star Wars 
role for Japan 

From David Watts, Tokyo 

A leading Japanese newspa- 
per ays the Prime Minister 
has decided that Japan wll 
take part in the American Star 
Wars programme. 

The Ninon Keizai Sfumbun, 
quoting a government source, 
said yesterday that Mr 
Yasuhiro Nakasone had al- 
ready made up his mind that 

t&vc to do 
explaining once the decision s 
made public”. . • . 

There is certain to 
explaining to be done wthaa 
opposition wary of 
Nakasone’s enthusiasm for 
Eng out the Americans: 
with things n^hu^y. . .. 

The P "SfLijSS- 

ready made up his mind that *»***■ 

Japan would participate de- uSindfcaas 

spilefonnidable political ob- 

^Prin.e Mimjerbimsdf 

confirmed that the Govern- teresteo __ because Japa- 

ment would send a JOjJJ S?technolog*cal superiority 
government-private sector re^ nese tec need 

i^SdelegStion to the US was such that 
before Mr Nakasone’s visit to dirty »» tonds^.^^ 

UClUlt 4 . . L 

next month. This will pc the- 
third delegation to vi»t m 
connection with the Strategic 
Defence Initiative but the first 
to include the private sector. 

The Nihon Keizai Shimbun 
story is the latest in a senes of 
hints that Japan will not be 
long in answering the year-old 
invitation to participate. Two 
weeks ago Mr Nakasone told a 
Diet budget committee that 

to oiny ■ r.„,B 

□reject, or that private ottos 
L i^nwilfingw bes«m tote 
co-operating with theUS msh- 
ia rv-industnal complex m- n 

country which at least wj 
service to its peace consutn- 

ti °The fact that hot orfy 
British and West CennaBbja 
also French industry y aw 
in a position to benefit from 
SD1 has clearly encouraged.. 

Diet budget committee urei - TZ+U, 

Japan coSW not indefinhdy Japo«« £?£%ta. fifea f 
reserve its position. to 

Mr Nakasone’s entfiustasm us 

for SDI has been v^l-kno^ gJ^menTSte it assesses 
but there have been ipdio- enits of the mission. Thit 

tions that the Foreign Minis- the _ likely indicaie 

^ MrStoatoAteisnotas 
enthusiastic. ^ 

■TTnl’a ^ough there « unlikdy to 

“Mr Nakasone ^stekesa 

higher profile than Mr Abe nrogress by the ume 

and at the end of the day he to show progress r 

probably reels the « SSnil in 

It’s just a question of degree 1 oxyo cconuwn. 

and the feet that Mr Abe will May. . * 

Six states 
still face 
food crisis 

Rome (AFP).- Despite 
bumper harvests m Africa last 
year, six countries in .1986 will 
have problems feeding their 
populations, according to the 
UN Food and Agriculture 

In a special report issued on 
the situation in Africa, the 
FAO named the six as Angola. 
Botswana, Cape Verde, Ethio- 
pia, Mozambique and Sudan. 

It said they would need 2.4 
million tonnes of food aid. 

The FAO put the total heeds 
of the 45 countries south of 
the Sahara at 3.3 million 
tonnes, half that of last year. A 
further. 5.3' million tonnes 
would be imported commer- 

This was despite a generally 
excellent harvest in 1985, 
which was a record .54.3 
million tonnes, 14.2 million 
more t h an in 1984 and 23 per 
cent up on the average of the 
past five years. 

The FAO called on donor 
countries to help by funding 
the purchase of food in areas 
of surplus in Africa and their 

I - transport to areas of need. 

The report drew attention to 
Sudan, which had. a record 
harvest of 4.6 million tonnes 
in 1985 and a surplus of 
520,000 tonnes. Yet it did not 
have the resources to distrib- 
ute the food. 

Prospects for the 1986 har- 
vest are variable, the report 
said. In most of southern 
Africa the rains were late but 
good in January and February, 
and the harvest should be 
normal if they continued, but 
Angola and Mozambique 
would be hit by the effects of 
civil war and Botswana by a 
sixth successive year of 

Transfer of hi-tech on 
Thatcher’s Seoul list 

dies in 

Caracas blaze 

A woman being winched to 
safety by helicopter (above) 
from a fire which destroyed 
the Chilean Embassy in Cara- 
cas. Chile’s Ambassador to 
Venezuela, Seflor Carlos de 
'Costa, and 14 other people 
died in the blaze on Monday 

Tie Ore consumed the top 
two floors of a 14-stdrey 
building In which the embassy 
was looted, according to the 
Fire Department chief. Com- 
mander Enrique Andris Gar- 
da (Reuter reports). 

Witnesses said they had 
seen at least three people leap 
from the upper flows. At least 
five other victims were embas- 
sy employees. 

Seoul (Reuter) - Mrs Marga- 
ret Thatcher will be the first 
British head of government to 
visit South Korea when she 
comes here from May 2 to 4 at 
the invitation of President 
Chun Doo H wan- 
President Chun is due to 
visit Britain next month dur- 
ing a European tour. 

South Korea exported 
goods worth £658 million to 
Britain in 1984 and imported 
British products worth £390 
million. British Embassy offi- 
cials said Mrs Thatcher’s talks 
were expected to indude 
transfer of high industrial 

Food left by 
Scott found 
in Antarctic 

Wellington (AP, Reuter) — 

I Antarctic researchers have 
•found a food cache left by 
| Captain Scott daring his fatal 
I expedition to the Sooth Pole in 
1 39.12, officials announced here 
I yesterday. 

The cache included candles, 
cans of cocoa, egg powder, 

| Jam, sardines and matches. 
Some items were dated 1910. 

They were never used by tike 
British explorer, whose party 
died on the return journey 
from the Pole after the Norwe- 
gian, Roald Amundsen, had 
narrowly beaten them in the 
race to be first there. 

The scientists found the 
cache at Butter Point in Me- 
: Mnrdo Sound. The items are 
to be displayed in a Christ- 
church museum. 

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• Reforms sought: South 
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Heart of 

There is a tradition of lovable 
cockney heroes, stretdimg- 
from the wilder excesses of 
19th*centary fiction to a series 
such as Boon (Central), The 
eponymous hero (played by 
Michael EJphick) is a **bitbf a 
UtT in every conceivable 
sense, with one eye upon what 
no doubt be calls '‘ladies” and 
the other npon the hearts of. 
the television audience. He 
need not look at his own heart, 
of coarse, which is so egre- 

nAnolv Cm tl i n vmbf nlaMA«k«kO a 

Verdi and Puccini should 
soon be smiling (or 
scowling?) at one another 
across the Thames: After 
Aida opens at the Old Vic 
on March 19 preceded, ; 
today week at Wyndham’s, 
by Cafe Puccini, the first 
full-scale play by the 
versatile Robin Ray: 
interview by John Higgins 

Army baml coaid 

not be more visible. 

Of coarse honesty and a 
certain ragged lovabiUty are 
attractive qualities, bat they 
are not quite so overwhelming 
that a whole series can be bn3t 
around them. And Booh, with 

to signs of 

great deal of drama is being 
concocted ont of a few relative- 
ly trivial incidents, which 
means that it has acquired a 
frantic ahr not dissimilar to 
that of the average soap opera. 

In last ni^it's programme the 
hero, known as a “freeUnce 
troubleshooter”, was fightii 
the forces of evil in the gnise 
two antique dealers. One can- 
not expect great performances 
to from such a scenario 

— certaMy the female 'villain 
was signalling her unpleasant 
attentions from several miles 
away — hot one hoped for a 
certain inventiveness. 

Unfortunately, the script 
failed to rise to the lew 
occasions available, and as a 
resalt the whole enterprise 
stayed Tather flat. But the 
win problem was that of tone 

— lifce many other contempo- 

rary series on tderisfon. Boon 
tries to oscillate between com- 
edy and melodrama while only 
managing to foil through the 
middle. - ■' 

4 WTutf It's Worth (Channel 
4) returns with a new series 
devoted to consumers and 
their “rights’*. The pro- 
gramme ha* a doable advan- . 
tage, therefore: it can plan- 
ffl&iy claim to perform a public 

service (in last night’s episode 

it -exposed a mo who took 
advantage of the misery of the 
unemployed) while at the same 
time adding to foe termless 
stock of public amusement 
witb-its less serious items; In 
the latter category must be 
included foe pursuit of foe 
programme's victims- by: the 
relentless taterdw* « 
investigative version off the 
foot-in-the-door approach- 
This generally ends - m a 
confrontation or, even better, a 
fight - and must be very good 
for foe rating. 

Peter Ackroyd 


Kay, with Bohemian bottle, on foe set of Cafe Puccini 


American brass in 
all its splendour 

Milwaukee SO/ 


There is no denying that, 
while American orchestras do 
not always play with the 
character of ours over here, 
their standards of technique 
and ensemble continue to be 
quite remarkable. Copland’s 
Fanfare for the Common Man 
for " instance, which opened 
this concert by the visiting 
Milwaukee Symphony Or- 
chestra, was declaimed by the 
brass with thrilling security 
and splendour of tone, and the 
same players contributed a 
rousing climax to Ives's Deco- 
ration Day. 

The whole of Ives’s imagi 
native world seemed lo be 
distilled in this wonderful 
little tableau: the nostalgic 
wistfulness, the extraordinari- 
ly daring orchestral strokes, 
the capacity to evoke a scene 
from New England life — . ,n 
this case the commemoration 
of the victims of the Civil War 
_ with almost tangible vivid- 
ness. The conductor, Lukas 
Foss, sorted out the complex 

In successi ve weeks this month Verdi 
and Puccini open at’ theatres, not 
opera-houses, on either side of the 
TTtames. On your right feeing down- 
stream, the Old Vic has Julian 
Mitchell's Alter Aida, whidi tells how 
Verdi and Boito after much mutual 
suspicion came to work together on 
Otello. It was reviewed on this page 
towards the end of last year, when it 
toured Wales under the title of Verdi’s . , 
Messiah. On your left is Cafe Puccini 
at Wyndham’s, the first full-length 
play by foe actor, broadcaster and 
writer Robin Ray. Here foe whole of- 
Pucdnfs life, jiot just a slice of it,- is 
put on stage and intercut with very, - 
familiar anas. 

The rival teams have been eyeing 
one another at a distance, slightly 
surprised at the coincidence. But, as 
Robin Ray observes with due deco- 
rum, “There were two successful 
operas about Manon, so why should 
there not be two plays about opera 
composers?”. A less courteous man 
might have pointed to the matter of 
La Boh&ne, over which Puccim and 
Leoncavallo squabbled, furiously, an - 
episode which features in Cafe Pucci- 

Rjry was m his-twenties' wte° he 
had his first encounter with, opera. 
Dining National Service hehadmade - 
friends with a fellow-officer who 
stayed on in foie RASC and became 
one of foe Army’s spokesmen. The 
’ * carried with it aftat in Berkeley 
are and a certain entertainment 
Iowan ce. One night, Mien the 

e — were not singing, foe 

officer placed a cognac in Ray’s left 
hand, a libretto in his right and 
Bokeme on foe turntable. “It was , 
says Ray, “for Puccini and me, just as 
for Rodolfo and Mimi, love at first 
sight. Inevitably that was the Bee- 
rharn recording with De Los Angeles 
apd Bjfrling. From that day it has 
never been dropped from my private 
list of desert island discs.” 

Later a 10-year stint of reviewing 
for Capital Radio kept Robin Ray in 
weekly touch with classical records. 
But foe idea of a Puccini play came 
from Andrew Lloyd Webber. They 
first met on another of Ray’s long- 
miming programmes. Face the Mu- 

' “His proposal was something based 
on that fight with Leoncavallo over 
who should compose an opera on 
MnigePs Scenes delaviede Boheme. 
1 took the idea away and reckoned 
that at most it would make a one-act 
piece-And fora time I rafoeravoided 
Andrew, because he does like getting 
his own way. But I worked with his 



his own way. But I worked with 
Really Useful Theatre Company 
shows like Side by Side by Sondhc.... 
and Tomfoolery- and foe name of 
Puccini had to surface again. 

^This was five years later and the 
proposal was for a ‘Side by Side by 
Puccinf. Andrew claimed foal Puca- 
ni made arrangements of his most 

I nn>hMtnE 

telling you so*. But it did provide foe 
idea, for Cafe Puccini . and before I 
could' turn round I found myself 
committed to a ‘Sydmonton Special’, 
one of those musicals which gets an 
airing at his private festival each 

Ray had written sketches for the 
theatre, and compilations of other 
people's work, but never a play. He 
was determined that he should not 
turn out the stock Radio 4 composer- 
biography. The arias themselves were 
to be foe starting-point for episodes in 
Puccini’s life: foe first successes, foe 
fiasco of Butterfly, foe elopement 
with Elvira, the affair (real or 
imagined) with the housemaid Doria. 
Whenever possible foe chronology of 
the music should fit the chronology of 
Puccini’s life, although a couple of 
liberties are taken with this. 

“The first period of writing was 
intense. It is too pompous to say that 
I felt inspired, but 1 did feel a touch of 
that white heat of creative activity. I 
stood at foe typewriter and within 
eight days produced a script of 104 
pages. On one side was a pile of opera 
records and on foe other all the 
Puccini biographies, with Mosco 
Cartier always at foe top. What you 
will see at Wyndham's will be very 
different, but at least there was 
something for Sydmonton. I ve al- 
ways been a sprinter, never a long- 
distance runner. At school I nw 
managed anything beyond foe 1UU 
yards.” - 

Has Puccini himself changed in 

Ray’s eyes after that Sydmonton 
sprint, perhaps under foe influence of 
Tony Palmer's ill-favoured television 
film' or the knowledge of the rival 
Verdi prowling around Wales? 

“No, I don’t think so. I think you 
have to force the rivals out of your 
mind, although I confess to admmng 
Robert Stephens greatly in that 
Palmer film, and confess also foal lan 
Chari eson, now in After Aida, was one 
of foe people we had in mind for 
Puccini. No, I worked just with a 
great portrait of Puccini before me, 
straw hat on his head, a cigarette ever 
in his mouth. But after a year with 
him he remains foe same Puccini: 
Leoncavallo's rival, a great womaniz- 
er, a bit mean Andrew, I know, 

sees him as one of the great commer- 
cial operators, one of the first 
composers to exploit his own music. 

After Puccini, Robin Ray moves 
into ballet. There will be no more 
musical biographies for the time 
being, although he reckons that 
Schumann would be an ideal subject 
He has written a libretto for Ravel s 
Gaspard de la nuit, which will be 
choreographed by Gillian Lynne, 
probably for Northern Ballet Theatre. 
So what is he now? Broadcaster . . . 
actor . . . playwright . . . librettist. 
What is on his passport? 

“That's a question I've been worry- 
ing about I now call myselt 
•Entertainer’." And that was foe self- 
description Robin Ray’s father. Ted. 
also used. 




Elizabeth Hall 

Six concerts this week and 
next in tribute to Joaquin 
Rodrigo, foe doyen of Spanish 
composers, began on Monday 
night with the Bournemouth 
Sinfonietta, who are giving 
four of them. Now in his 
eighty-fifth year, foe composer 
was present wiih his wife to 
hear Raymond Calcraft con- 
duct two of his 1 1 works in 
concerto form which together 
represent his major contribu- 
tions to foe orchestral reper- 

Being deprived of sight 
since foe age of three has been 
a factor in developing Rod- 
rigo's musical sensibilities, 
and his flair for instrumental 
colour in a romantic idiom. A 
feeling for his native heritage 
shapes much of foe impres- 
sionistic style and content of 
foe Concierto serenaia (1952), 
in which leuan Jones was the 
nimble and neat harp soloist 
and the writing uses only an 
occasional harmonic tartness 
to invigorate the echoes of a 
bygone grace of spirit 
Thirty years later Rodrigo 
added the Concierto como un 
divertimento as his second 

textural layers most convinc- 
ingly, conjuring a moment of 
magic when the offstage bugle- 
call drifted evocatively past a 
quiet backcloth of tremolo 
strings. , 

Beethoven’s astoundingjy 
dynamic Seventh Symphony 
illustrated the other side of 
things. The rhythmic control 
was immaculate; Foss brought 
out some telling detail; and_ in 
foe Allegretto an outstanding 
string section really showed 
what it could do. And yet 

somehow the performance as 

a whole seemed, to lack per- 
spective, even involvement; 
foe finale did not really blow 
the audience out of their seats 
as Beethoven surely intended 
it should. 

Earlier, in Bruchs First 
Violin Concerto, ihe orchestra 
had provided a finely sono- 
rous accompaniment to which 
Nigel Kennedy’s richness of 
lone was more than equal- The 
soloist handled the technical 
problems as if they did not 
exist (foe interpretative ones 
hardlv do anyway) and de- 
lighted his audience with a 
bonus — some “Milwaukee 

Malcolm Hayes 

concerto for cello, this one 
written for Julian Lloyd 
Webber and clearly intended 
to combine a folksy lyricism 
with some demands on per- 
forming technique. Its charac- 
ter shows more conscious 
contrivance than other works 
of Rodrigo, with a correspond- 
ing reliance on gestures that 
Mr Lloyd Webber imbued 
with only fitful cogency. 

The conductor drew a warm 
and expressive response from 
the orchestra, as also in the 
watercolour delicacy of Rod- 
rigo's Distant Saraband with 
its evanescent remembrances 
of 3 counly past Ravel's 
Mother Goose and Falla’s El 
Amor Brujo helped to frame a 
context for the rest, in perfor- 
mances that caught the fanci- 
ful enchantment of the former 
more successfully than the 
haunting dramatic ritual of 
foe latter. 

Noel Goodwin 

• Andreas Schmidt, the 
young German hass-banlone 
who recently made his British 
debut in foe Covent Garden 
production of Faust . sings in 
three performances of foe 
Faure Requiem with the 

Philharmonia Orchestra, on 

Saturday at St Davids Hall, 
Cardiff' and on Sunday and 
Tuesday at the Festival Hall. 
He replaces Renato Bruson. 
Carlo Maria Giulini conducts. 

Donald Coopgr 


The Saxon Shore 

Almeida . 

The opening of 
kin’s new play (delayed by the 
illness of Robert Eddtson) 
brings about an alliance be- 
tween a writer of uncompxo- 



With its meagre resources, 
the Almeida has assembled a 
crack company, commis- 
sioned a score from 
Knussen and secured a spell- 
binding replacement perfor- 
mance from Ian McDfannid 
in under a week. Pierre Audi 
and his team have gone to 


the same all-or-notlung spmt 
foal Rudkin brought toj wm- 
ino it; and. if there were any 
in this world, foer^t 
should have been an heroic 
event instead of itebem^ted 
ordeal that engulfed Monday 
night's bouse. 

According to onej^vm** 
interview foe piece ongmated 

in the initial images or a 

werewolf and a Saxon too. 

Putting these two Wfoer 
took Rudkin hack to Hainan 
Britain, and to a fable of foe 
transplanted “British Saxom> 

whbvrere left to hold the 
Empire's northernmost fron- 

out in 410- The ^ 

Hadrian’s Wall - evoked by 
Hildegard Bechtler as a sink- 

fr rpvipws from March 26th 
flieen Aik^s £• Tftestf Ciwyt I $ 


ing concrete pyramid — where 
Athdark, the protagonist, is 
em ployed as a guard. It is not 
his only task. Besides serving 
with the Roman Territorials 
he is also struggling to wn 
Latin, while at night he falls m 
under the barbarous tang 
Cambyses (Mr McDiarmid) 
and turns into a werewolt It is 
a busy life; 

As the play opens foe 
werewolves are back after a 
night’s marauding, smactang 
their chops over the babies 
they have devoured, when 
Athdark limps in with a flmt 
axe-head embedded in his 

«de. It is still there 116x1 

morning when he awakens as 
a perplexed Chnsnan wfono 
memories of the night before. 
He decides, for no dear rea- 
son, to hide the wound, and 
spends much of the first act 
t£bbting through hjs agricul- 
tural and religious duties in a 

state of agonizing pain. 

As he is played, by Gerard 

Murphy, a masterly exponent 

of guilt and physical anguish, 

it is difficult to payattennon 

to anything apart from foal 
suppurating wound. Th^_is a 
pity as the early scenes also 
contain an arresting sermon 
(fierily delivered by Jonmhan 
fcrat) relating the Bntxsh in- 

of Abab and Jezebel. Tins 
engag* foe plot 
Murphy, sweating and delm- 
JJ^blunders ovex the wd\ 

and fails into the hands of a. 

Celtic princess who cures his 
wound — only later to fall 
victim to his fangs during one 
pfhis nightly transformations; 

The point of that killing, it 
seems, is that Athdark loses 
his precarious sense of civi- 
lized identity when the Ro- 
mans leave and reverts to 
barbarism. But the plot-hne is 
extremely confusing - partly 
through the multiple dou- 
blings of the company of 
seven and partly through 
Rudkin's changes of idiom, 
which plunge from tirades and 
fairytales to . telegramniatic 
werewolf speech and anachro- 
nistic comedy. 

“It's 367 all over again , 
says Pauline Delaney, wearily 
watching a town being put to 
fire and the sword. After lines 
like that it is hard to clamber 
back on to foe elevated plane. 
The idioms tend to cancel 
each other out Very rare are 
foe occasions when they are 
used to grama tically ironic 
effect, as in one superb dou- 
ble-take where Athdark reads 
a signal of the Roman defeat 
and is so delighted at finaUy 
understanding Latin that he 
fails to register the catastro- 

The Black 


This is already proving to be a 
good year for tyrants taking 
early baths. It is a happy 
coincidence that the ‘'re- 
tirement” of Baby Doc Duva- 
lier came so soon before this 
revival of C.LRJames s play 
about Toussaint I'Ouverture 
and foe 1791 slave revolt m 
San Domingo, now known as 
Haiti: the event has rather 
overshadowed foe fiftieth an- 
niversary of the work's previ- 

lU'WWJ — - , . f II 

_ . n7 J. ous English production, fall- 

Irving Wardle fog this month. With Paul 

Robeson in the title role 
(“altogether too propagan- 
dist" frowned The Stage). 

It is not too difficult to see 
why foe piece should have had 
to wait half a century for 
resuscitation, for its propagan- 
dizing tendencies are as noth- 
ing beside its lack of dramatic 
power. Episodic, diffuse, at 
times dull lo foe point of 
vapidity, it features such clas- 
sically duff lines as “How s foe 
revolution in France gomg- 
and “Hard. It is hani These 
are hard times we live in. 

Yvonne Brewster’s inter- 
mittently vigorous production 
makes foil use of foe wide 
stage, with the giant standards 
of foe powers who were inter- 
ested in foe fledgling republic 
(Spain, France, Britain. Amer- 
ica) displayed in foe masonry 
arcades of foe back wall, and 
with minor scenes - the 
French Colonel Vincent, for 
example, perturbing his mas- 
ter Napoleon with foe new 
that Toussaint makes do with 
two hours' sleep nightly - 
devolving on a subsidiary 
platform halfway up the rake. 
Miss Brewster is a director 
whom I admire, but 1 f«l she 
has overreached herself with 
this 20-sirong company. 

Norman Beaton's interpre- 
tation of foe heroic rebel 
leader turned canny diplomat 
presents a testy, sometimes 
comical figure who never 
approaches foe nobility that 
might have saved foe thing; 
but he does at least spare us 
the “liule negro spiritual 
with which Robeson appar- 
ently graced foe prison scene. 
Brian Bovell seems miscast as 
Toussaint's nephew Moise, 
and it is left lo Trevor Laird’s 
usurping Dessalines to add a 
touch of panache. 


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r versiefi By 
Jeremy Bro-oKs 

Directed by 
To&y Robertson 

k directed by 

Toby Robertson 


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RAM Opera 

Royal Academy oi 



fojjfay Penderecki festival 
KSS by PaulPanerson) is. 
ISlariy bold enterprise- 

MS^iSThalf its students^ 

• JJvSv&d in the seven concerts. 

related events, and judg* 
ine by “ 

have been meticulously pre- 
a good time » take; 

stock of Penderecki’s extraor- 
dinary career. His cariy, 
worldwide success was with 
violently avant-garde pieces, 
often on apocalyptic themes. 
But from the late 1970s on- 
wards came a radical change 
towards compositions using 
traditional harmonies and 
thematic structures, often con- 
sciously reflecting Polish na- 
tional sentiment (particularly 
in the wake of the Solidarity 
uprising). • 

This programme vividly 
contrasted the two ages of 
Penderecki, First the compos- 
er conducted the RAM Opera 
Orchestra and Chorus in 
Camicum Canticomm Solo- 
minis. a 1973 work which 

Penderecki Festival 

seems to sum up, and indeed 
catalogues, his enfant terrible 
explorations. These days foe 
catalogue does sound a little 
like yesteryear’s fashions: foe 
Song of Solomon splintered 
into jagged syllables, or deliv- 
ered in a cacophony of melis- 
mas; foe orchestration a 
familiar mixture of quasi- 
aJeatoric scramblings and 
mysterious reposes. 

But, although the music 
rarely conveyed , the sensual 
excitement of this celebrated 
piece of erotica, one could not 
ignore its dramatic appeal. 
The moment towards foe end 
when an enormous turn was 
gradually filtered down to two 
solitary basses, before foe 

opaque wash of vocal sound 
dosed in again, was quintes- 
sential Penderecki. 

After foe interval came the 
composer’s other side: _ ex- 
tracts (not heard in Britain 
before) from his 1978 opera 
Paradise Lost. Suddenly the 
orchestra was producing the 
textures of foe 1880s. and the 
harmonies, though chromauc, 
had become inexorably tonal. 
]t was hard to judge the 
opera’s overall steps from 
these sombre extracts, but 
pithy elegance does not seem 
to be its foremost quality. 

The brooding prelude, 
where Milton retrospectively 
introduces The Fall, is narrat- 
ed by a speaker over a dark. 

throbbing pedal-point, and 
these low, thick sonorities 
predominate throughout. Pre- 
dictably foe final terrifying 
vision granted lo Adam and 
Eve — of future wars and . 
disease — brings foe best out of I 
Penderecki: a passacaglia. 
slithering downwards, which 
builds to some searing climax- 


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Geraldine Norman unravels the $6 million mystery of the Getty Museum’s controversial old master 

Fake with a fortune at stake? 

Unfolding of 
the saga's 
many secrets 

The former history of the painting 
is shrouded in mvstery. Hitherto 

is shrouded in mvstery- Hitherto 
quite unknown, it was found 
somewhere in Europe by Derek 
Johns, a London dealer who used 
to run Sotheby's Old Master de- 
partment He lias kept the identity 
of the former owner a closely- 
guarded secret 

In selling the painting, Johns 
entered into a partnership with two 
other dealers. Artemis of London 
and Eugene Thaw of New York, 
the latter a brilliant dealer trusted 
more than any other by American 
museums. Thaw sold the painting 
First to Ronald Lauder, a wealthy 
private collector who is Caspar 
Weinberger's assistant at the US 
Defense Department the son of 
Estee Lauder and an influential 
trustee of the Metropolitan Muse- 

Then the trouble started. Lauder 
asked Alain Tarica to look at the 
painting he had purchased and 
Tarica pronounced it a fake — and. 
moreover, a fake by two different 
hands. Thaw took the painting 
back and refunded the purchase 
price. He next loaned it for a few 
weeks to the Metropolitan Muse- 
um in New York and the art world 
flocked to see the controversial 
painting. Finally he sold it to the 
Getty Museum. 

The wide publicity given to the 
controversy at the time of the 
purchase put .Alain Tarica on his 
mettle. He began by combing the 
archives of Europe for references to 
the painting, but with little success. 
His search did . however, alert him 
to the extraordinary reputation of 
Luigi Cavenaghi. a restorer who 
worked at the Brera. Milan, and 
became the director of the Vatican 
an gallery. 

The London National Gallery is compil- 
ing evidence on how the 15th-century 
artist Dieric Boats painted. This laud- 
. able and scholarly endeavour is aimed at 
helping California's Getty Museum 
prove it has not bought a Bouts fake. The 
museum spent a reputed $6 million on an 
“Annunciation" last year which is be- 
lieved to have been painted as a 
companion to the National Gallery's 
-Entombment", long attributed to Boots. 
If the two paintings can be proved to use 
an identical technique it will ward off the 
suggestion made by Alain Tarica, a New 
York dealer, that the Annunciation is a 
20th-century fake. 

' Bat life is not that easy. Most scholars 
specializing in early Flemish painting 
find the Annunciation odd in one way or 
another. And the results of the routine 
scientific investigation of the picture 
made by the Getty Museum contain signs 
that features have been added to the 

composition in a later century, probably 
our own. 

Tarica claims that the picture has been 
completely repainted in the 20th-century. 
He believes that a leading Italian picture 
restorer, Luigi Cavenaghi. began work on 
it around 1900 but only finished the two 
figures. He says that most of the picture 
was painted recently, imitating the 
manner of Boats. j 

A Dutch follower of van der Weyden, 
Dieric Bouts, imbued his stiff, almost 
scnlptnraL figures with mystical inten- 
sity. Only three works can be firmly 
attributed to his hand, around which a 
group of attributed pictures has been 
gathered because of their similar paint- 
erly vision and technique. 

The National Gallery owns two paint- 
ings in this attributed class and its 
scientific department, one of the best in 
Europe, is preparing a detailed report on 

them. *T think we may get as near 
proving the case as one institution can do 
for another", says Alistair Smith, the 
keeper responsible for northern paint- 
ings. David Bomford, the scientist in 
charge, adds: "We have seen absolutely 
nothing to make us doubt the painting 
over there. We will put up the evidence on 
our paintings and it is up to other people 
to draw their own conclusions." The 
study Is due to be completed by the end of 
this month. 

Little is thus known about the 
correct physical characteristics of 
such a painting. . 

The Getty's case for considering 
the painting authentic rests first on 
its similarity to the National 
Gallery picture, particularly the 
identical relining canvas and smu- 

Aiain Tarica remains scepticaL “If a 
man is good, he too can analyse the 
materials and techniques and get them 
right. Look at the famous van Meegeren 
forgeries. Everything seemed right until 
new methods of dating pigments were 
invented in the 1960s. Yon can now use 
neutron activation analysis or study the 
ratio of various isotopes of the pigment. 
The Getty should get an independent 
laboratory to make these tests." 

Turned his hand to 
complete inventions 

While limiting himself to a 
minimum of restoration on muse- 
um pictures. Cavenaghi was said to 
have frequently repainted pictures 
almost completely for private cli- 
ents and occasionally to have 
turned his hand to complete inven- 
tions. A supposed Cima de 
Conegliano in the Poldi Pezzoldi 
collection in Milan has only recent- 
ly been discovered to be 50 percent 

Last autumn Tarica approached 
The Times and offered to pay the 
costs of sending any scientists of 
our choice to check through the 
results of the technical examina- 
tion the Getty had made. The 
Getty agreed to receive scientists 
working for The Times. So far. so 
good — but no properly qualified 
scientist would agree to go. 

The Instilut Royal du 
Patrimoine Artistique in Brussels 
was first approached since it has 
done more work on early Flemish 

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Canvas clash: Alain Tarica (left) explains the Annunciation, which he believes a fake, to the Getty Museum’s Andrea Bothe 

explain the picture to each other 
simultaneously without drawing 
breath. The outraged public affairs 
director. Philippa Cal nan, asked 
Tarica to leave. “She bundled me 
out like the dirty washing", he 
complained subsequently. 

After tempers had cooled, Rothe 
and his assistant took me, but not 
Tarica, patiently through the re- 
sults of their investigations. Before 
discussing the salient points and 
the doubts they raise, the historical 
context of the painting should be 
sketched in. 

painting than any other institution. 
The director. Mme Lilian 
Maschelein, acknowledged that the 
painting qualified as being of 
national importance to Belgium 
but said that she could agree to 
work on it only if invited to do so 
by the Getty itself or the Belgian 

The Getty balked at issuing such 
an invitation, saying dial it had 
complete confidence in the paint- 
ing and, for its own part saw no 
nod for a second opinion. Other 
scientists were unwilling to offend 
so influential an institution. 

John Walsh, director of the 
Geliy, then suggested a compro- 
mise. It would review its scientific 
evidence forme if I came in person, 
and for Alain Tarica if he came 
with me. The atmosphere in the 
laboratory' which nestles in the 
basement of the imitation Roman 
villa housing the Getty Museum 
was highly charged as Walsh, 
Ronald Laskin the curator, Andrea 
Rothe the restorer, and various 
assistants gathered to meet the 

Spiky questions and elaborate 
explanations gradually gave way to 
farce as Tarica and Rothe, both of 
excitable temperament, began to 

The chequered 
history of 
the painting 

Count Guicciaidi, the Milanese 
envoy to the Congress of Vienna in 
1815, brought back with him four 
early Flemish paintings on linen 
which were inherited by various 
members of bis family. In 1860 Sir 
Charles Eastlake, then director of 
the London National Gallery and 

one of the connoisseurs who 
pioneered a revival of interest in 
early Flemish and Italian painting, 
purchased one of them. The En- 
tombment in Milan. He was shown 
another. The Adoration of the 
Magi, which he recorded in his 
diary as in poor condition. 

The three remaining pictures 
were included in an exhibition at 
the Brera in Milan in 1872. They 
belonged to three different owners 
and the catalogue records their 
titles as The Ann unication. The 
Resurrection and The Adoration of 
the Magi. Then they disappeared. 

When Sotheby's offered The 
Resurrection for sale in 1980, the 
rediscovery caused a stir. Such was 
the enthusiasm of the National 
Gallery that it bid more than it had 
ever done at auction for any 
painting. It was outbid by Norton 
Simon, the millionaire art collec- 
tor, who bought it for£l.87 million 
for his museum in Pasadena, 

Derek Johns was then head of 
Sotheby's Old Master department 
and in 1984. now turned dealer, he 
produced The Annunciation, still 
from an undisclosed source. He 
says that he has seen the third 

missing painting. The Adoration, 
which is now in Switzerland, “but 
will never come on the market". 

What happened to the paintings 
between 1872 and 1980 remains a 
mystery. It is believed by the art 
trade that, at some stage, the 
picture must have left Italy without 
an export licence. According to 
Italian sources they belonged at 
one time to Antonio Grandl a 
leading Milanese art dealer who 
died in J923. and passed to his 
hens. His great-grandaughter, Lau- 
ra Grandl now Sotheby's represen- 
tative in Milan, has never beard of 
the paintings belonging to her 

Appliance of 
to the rescue 

family. The family home in the 
fashionable heart of Milan was, she 

fashionable heart of Milan was, she 

B rs, burnt down during the war 
d ail her great-grandfather’s ar- 
chives were lost. 

Grandl however, was a close 
friend and collaborator of Luigi 
Cavenaghi the restorer. Indeed, a 
sculptured portrait medallion of 
the two men adorns the entrance to 
the Brera honouring their service 
to the museum. Did Cavenaghi 
restore the paintings for Grandi? 
Or could he have sold them to him, 
for he also dabbled as a dealer? 
History does not relate. 

The results of the tests made at the 
Getty have not been published and 
only one or two outsiders have seen 
documents such as the X-ray or 
ultraviolet photograph. The claim 
that the painting is in “pristine" 
condition is likely, however, to be 
fiercely argued once outside ex- 
perts have had a chance to study 
the evidence. 

The Annunciation, if genuine, 
would be the best preserved exam- 
ple in the world of a 15th-century 
painting in tempera on linen. The 
cloth was painted very thinly in a 
technique akin to watercolour 
painting. Contemporary records 
reveal that thousands of pictures 
were painted on doth in the 15th 
century but less than 100 survive. 
In an attempt to preserve them, 
many have been varnished or 
touched up with oil paint, which 
has generally destroyed the surface. 


Karel G Boon, former keeper of 
prints and drawings, Rijksmuseum, 
Amsterdam: “I have not seen the 
painting but mere are features of 
the composition which seem 
strange." He cites the treatment of 
the figures, the bench beside the 
Virgin, the book resting on it and the 
draped angel's arm. 

Lome Campbell, Courts uld 
Institute: 'There is nothing seriously 
wrong with the picture." 
CoUnBsler, New York 

Majmk Frinta, State University of 
New York, Albany: "The canopy is 
of a type not used over a bench 
or throne but over a bed. Its 
inappropriateness puzzles me 
greatly. ' 

and is in almost pristine 

Barbara Lane, City University of 
New York: "My first reaction on 
seeing the painting was 'this 
can't 6e Bouts’." 

Stephen Godard, University of 
Kansas. Lawrence: “It is curious 
how the angel’s hand is 

disappearing. The area of red doth 
seems very large. It is some kfrid 

VVini moivi| norv ivin 

University: Originally enthusiastic 
about the painting, he now 
refuses to comment and may have 
changed his mind. 

seems very Targe. It is some kfrid 
of disjuncture and confusing." 

Robert Koch, Princeton 

University: "K is a painting of the 
period of Bouts which bears 

period of Bouts which bears 
every indication of being his work 

Cathefine Perier-dTetwen, 
University Libre de Bruxelles: 

"Most probably by a fate 15- 
century follower of Bouts. The 
technical documents show later 
additions, notably the baldachin and 
red curtains. Given the opacity of 
the red, it is impossible to Judge 
what was underneath.” 

Leonard Slatkes, City University 

of New York: f 'lt is cjifite apparent 
that the Norton Simon and Getty 
pictures cannot be by the same 
hand ... If they were smart 
they’d get some neutral agency to 
do an investigation and pubBsh 
the results." 

James Snyder, Bryn Mawre 
Coliege, Pennsylvania: ‘There are 
some aspects of toe painting 
that are indeed unusual (especially 
toe veiled arm of toe angel 
Gabriel that should be holding a 
sceptre). This is fficely to be due 
to repaint or restoration In my 

How do gentlemen identify 

each othenL 


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26 Submit (6) 

27 Rudder handle (6) 

iar range of pigments. The exten- 
sive use of lead tin yellow, a 
pigment not in general use _ after 

1 725. is taken as a sign of age; rt was 

rediscovered in the IWOs, howe v- 
er, and has been found in recent 

The even manner in which the 
painting fluoresces under ultravio- 
let light is taken as a si gn tha t the 
surface has not been disturbed by 
repainting — although there could 
be other explanations, such as the 
unifying effect of a fixative varnisb- 
They interpret a pattern of dots and 
patches of fluorescence as paste 
used for the refining which, has 
oozed through abrasions in the 
linen and not been painted over, 
another sign of age. 

Effects seen under ultraviolet 
l ight are notoriously difficult to 
interpret; scientists normally use 
the ultraviolet lamp to alert them 
to problems which are then ana- 
lysed by other methods. Indeed, 
one of the Getty's most* unlikely 
statements about the picture seems 
to be based on a misreading of 
ultraviolet effects. In a signed 
memorandum. Andrea Rothe in- 
formed me that “The preparatory 
drawing, executed in lead or silver 
point, is visible only under ultravi- 
olet light". No Flemish artist is 
recorded as uring lead or silver 
point for underdrawing; charcoal 
carbon-based ink or paint were the 
normal materials. Moreover, to 
show under ultraviolet light, the 
lines must be on the surface of the 
paint and are more likely to be 
shading titan underdrawing. 

It is the X-ray which provides 
evidence of overpainting as they 
penetrate the surface and can 
reveal the brush work below or 
alterations under the surface paint 

A substantial area of 
modern overpaint 

There is reason to believe that 
this is a recent alteration to the 
picture. Fine strands of the Virgin’s 
hair are painted straggling over the 
red hanging! and they are painted 
with lead tin yellow whose exis- 
tence was only rediscovered in the 

On the basis of the evidence 
currently available, it looks as if the 
painting is by a follower of Bouts 
with a substantial area of modern 
overpaint This has come to light as 
a result of Tarica's criticisms and 
he deserves to be taken more 
seriously by the Getty. A careful 
investigation by independent ex- 
perts could reveal that more of the 
surface is modem, as he asserts, or 
even evidence of the two hands be 
sees at work. His challenge can no 
longer be ignored. 




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They are kuomi as pew 
man's psychiatrists, hot tbdr 
efients are by no means p eer. 
The majority 

fesskmals u tbexr 28s nd 
30s, with well-paid jobs as 
Wall Street stockbrokers and 
bankers, lawyers, company 
chairmen, advertising exeat - 
tires and boutique owns*. 

Every hunch time and eve- 
ning these supposedly h* at 
nosed New Yoric yuppies wait 
patiently in establishments 
like the Gypsy Tea Kettle la 

enri-Mauhartan to hare their 

fortunes toW by “psych*” 
tarot card readers, p e l mis ts, 

Tbe Gypsy Tea Ke« le 
opened in 1938; psychics 
served tea the* read toe 
leaves. Today, the 10 readers 
coniine themselves to tarot 
cards. CKents sit in cafe-style 
booths, faring the reader, and 
get 15 minutes’ advice tor 57 
(plus tip). . - 

“Psychiatrists charge a ba- 
sic $75 for 45 minutes, so we 
are cheaper”, says Mrs Joaa 
Story, who has been in the 
psychic business for many 
years. “Cheats say that I tea 
t hfun much more this a 
psychiatrist ever fid.” 

In the past; most easterners 
were housewives, or tone 
who simply came . out of 
curiosity. “Today most are 
business people, and al- 
though they want to know 

about their personal rehttiou- 

It can be seen that the red 
baldachin has been painted over 
the corner of the barrel-vaulted 
celling at the top right More 
significantly, there is an alteration 
to the outline of the band-vault 
itself which runs on under the > 
baldachin. It is visible to the naked ! 
eye at the top of the picture as a j 
strip of clean grey paint toning in 
with the rather grimy grey paint of 
the rest of the wafl. That suggests 
that the alteration was made a long 
time (or a lot of grime) after the 
picture was originally painted, and 
that the baldachin which is painted 
over it was also a later addition. 

their careers”, Mrs Story 
says. “Are they going to be 
promoted, get a rise, should 
they take the new job? They 
are taking then readings very 

Women ask about their 
forthcoming marriages. 
“Some don’t listen, and then 
come to ok in tears. If I see 
tint someone is critically 3L 
I'D advise them, to see a 

Mary Dtragan, aged 36, a 

stockbroker with a large Wafl 
Street firm, explained: “I go 
regularly to Joan Story to 
relieve my anxiety, reduce 
stress, and to give me * sense 
of control in my fife.” 

Miss Duu^u said -toat 
people of her age went to 
psychics for hope and stabS- 
ity. “We go for guidance 
about business teduuu. to 
know the right moves to 


This coincides with the view of 
Mme. Maschelein and her col- 
leagues at the Insfitut Royal in 
Brussels that the baldachin, cur- 
tains and other red draperies were 
all added by a later hand. They 
were judging from an X-ray photo- 
graph sent them by the Getty. 

Once it is accepted that the area 
of red drapery has been painted 
over the original composition, 
most of the scholars' problems with 
the painting are resolved: the 
baldachin's mistaken perspective, 
the angel's arm draped by a curtain, 
the combination of a bench with 
bed hangings and the absence of 
symbolic attributes to identify the 
scene. The latter, one may guess, ; 
were originally to be found in the : 
substantial area now covered over. 

make. “Psychics are mere 
valuable than friends; they 
can see where you are go in g 
wrong and they give you hope 

Bethany Birkett, who con- 
ducts her 15 Hrinute readings 
in a restaurant and at the Toy 
Bar m Manhattan, ww fatqi 

aback recently when a efieufs 
cards showed that he enjoyed 
killing people. “He was a 
professional mercenary, and 
asked me whether El Salva- 
dor was going to blow up 
because be thought it was . a 
good place to do what he 
enjoyed doingT 

A young woman who was 
about to be married c ons ulted 
Miss Birkett. “I could see 
definite problems in the fu- 
ture, a lot of ambiguity sur- 
rounding die man. He was 
also there, and I read his 
cards while his fianefe was at 
the bur. I told h™ that Isaw 
this ambiguity, and he leaned 
over and told me tizaf he was 
probably going gay. He was 
disturbed by it, and he hadn't 
told the girL I he had 
better deride fast — they were 
supposed to get married in 
two months — .and tell. her 
what was happening." 

Miss Birkett, who has jnst 

mu uffUjMdc 

with instruction book, teaches 
tarot card reading at Inner 
Vision, a tndi i uio 

dedicated to the psychic' sci- 
ences. “We have a lot of 
yomg professionals studying 
there in their spare time", she 
says* “I think the yo uu g 
professionals have become 
interested in tarot aud read- 
ings and other psychic sd- 
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studying it themselves — be- 
cause they are more open to 
mnigs going ou around them 
today. They are well-estab- 
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an unremarkable start to the 
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At 7.45pm I went back to 
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longer than, usual after her 
5.30pm: feed, lay swaddled 
and face down: mustn’t wake 
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be reassuring to see just a 
hint of movement from the 
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arid was seized with that icy 
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On turning her over, her 
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1 shouted to my wife as I tipped our beautiful baby 
upside down and compressed her chest with my 
thumb; giving her little panic-stricken kisses of life 

drained of their .vital force. 
She was warm but not blue so 
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.1 Shouted to my wife as I 
tipped our beautiful baby 
upside down and compressed 
her chest- rhythmically with 
my thumb, giving her little 
panic-stricken kisses of life. 

My wife dialled for an 
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nurse and- . conscientious 
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clear a child’s airway -using 
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thing kept felling apart. 

In desperation we contin- 
ued. The ambulancemen 
were marvellous, taking the 
stairs four at a time arid 
whisking the little bundle off 
to their vehicle in a flurry of 
competence and cardiac 
massage. On learning I was a 
doctor they handed me a 
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I managed to pass ah endo- 
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Jessica’s mouth and between 
her vocal chords to secure 
her airway. The race was on. 
For every six chest com- 
pressions by . the 
ambulanceman I gave the 
Ambu bag a squeeze to push 
air into Jessica's lungs. 

The traffic parted, a blue 

sea seen by the light of the 
ambulance’s omnipotent 
flasher thank God people 
respect the narrow divide 
between life and death and 
pull over to give the former a 
chance. Please breathe, Jes- 
sica, please, please breathe. 

It was two minutes before I 
understood why the 
ambulancemen kept asking 
who the mother was, and 
they barely flinched to learn 
that 1 was both the doctor 
and the da d; none the less the 
ambulance — already cross- 
ing red lights and skirting 
bollards — seemed to go a 

little fester. Crisp radio mes- 
sages had alerted the 
paediatric team at the receiv- 
ing hospital. They rushed her 
into the resuscitation room 
and, feeling like a spectator 
seeing through a glass darkly, 
I was led away from the scene 
of the action to a little room 
with welcome privacy, a cup 
of tea and no holds barred. 

It was 20 minutes before 
they told me she wasn’t going 
to make it but that they’d 
continue a bit longer. It was a 
kind gesture, but we’d felt 
from the outset she was dead. 
Everyone was very consid- 

erate and courteously reti- 
cent The young nurses, 
childless but intensely in- 
volved, were attentive and 
devoid of platitudes. The 
hospital chaplain was sympa- 
thetic, positive and 
marvellously understanding 
— could he have once been 
through this himself, as was 
rumoured ? 

The young and kindly 
consultant paediatrician, 
summoned from home and 
so used to this scenario, at 
least would be spared the 
tragedy of a half-survivor. 
My histrionic sense of being 


Hie sodden infant death syn- 
drome ranks after congenital 
abnormality as the commonest 
cause of death in babies between 
the ages of two weeks and one 
year. It has a peak incidence 
between the second and fourth 
month and kills about 1,200 
otherwise apparently healthy 
British babies annnaBy. The 
figures remain surpri sing ly con- 
stant, it affects all classes al- 
though there is a statistical 
relationship to poor home condi- 
tions and most often strikes in 
the winter months when viral 
infections are rampant. 

Doctors mm recognize a near- 
miss cot death syndrome which 
is estimated to affect between two 
and three times the numbers who 

The current theory is that the 
immature respiratory centre in 
the brain, which controls breath- 
ing, switches off, usually during 
sleep, possibly as a reaction to an 
infection by woe of the respira- 
tory viruses which without this 
fatal complication would have 
only caused a transitory illness. 

Research workers believe that 
.there are other ways in which the 
respiratory centre may be affect- 
ed: one possibility is laryngeal 
spasm induced by the inhalation 
of food which has been regurgi- 
tated because of an tuusnaDy tax 
sphincter between the stomach 
and gutlett. Some doctors feel 
that an alarm system which 
warns parents if the baby stops 
breathing is helpful, bat the 
evidence for this is disputed. 

The baby's breathing can be 
started by stimulating a respira- 
tory centre by s halting, or month 
to mouth resuscitation. 

Fo r parents, a sudden death 
without time for emotional adap- 
tation heightens the tragedy and 
produces the inevitable feeling of 
guilt of the “if only variety*'. 

Parents need much comfort 
and support for many months to 
come to terms with their grief 
and gatit The Foundation for the 
Study for Infant Deaths (4 
Grosvenor Place, SWL, tel 01 
235 1721), as wefl as contribut- 
ing to research, gives parents 
nationwide counselling and ad- 

Dr Thomas Stnttaford 

centre stage, of wanting to 
enliven the long faces and 
show that grief could be 
borne with good humour, 
was closely followed by an 
intensely private sense of 
overwhelming misery, to be 
vented in remote comers, 
perhaps for weeks to come. 

My wife joined me, 
brought to the hospital by an 
equally grief-struck neigh- 
bour whom we had asked 
only two days previously to 
be a godfather to the little 
baby. And then Jessica was 
carried in to us looking 
oblivious, as if she was still 
merely sleeping, albeit pallid 
from some unseen Dracula. 
We could have stayed there 
forever, the three of us: time 
suspended over a sleeping 
baby too young to know 
suffering and sadness, or so 
we hoped. It seemed the most 
natural thing to kiss and 
cuddle her. She still bore her 
lovely baby smelL We cried 
and we kissed her but she 
wouldn't wake up. The chap- 
lain baptised her, and it 
helped: so did the genuine 
and totally unmorbid offer 
that we could see her any 
time we wished over the next 
couple of days. 

The police arrived, kindly 
but caricatures, and went 
through the motions re- 
quired of the law. Basic 

information was recorded 
meticulously in longhand, 
then there was a brief ex- 
ternal examination of the 
baby that seemed pointless: 
isn’t the post-mortem suf- 
ficient. and how is your 
ordinary policeman, loyal 
and stout-hearted though he 
be. able to interpret external 
evidence that might indicate 
a battered baby when com- 
petent doctors sought this 
both before and after ? 

No matter - anything that 
solves the conundrum of cot 
death is welcome, and at least 
our policeman followed us 
home and inspected the 
circumstances: someone 
might eventually benefit Her 
little carrycot still smelt of 
her, and there wasn't a trace 
of vomit on the sheets. 

So now there is the paper- 
work and the necessary 
bureaucracy: the inquest af- 
ter the autopsy, the funeral 
and the burial of so many 
hopes and uncertain aspira- 
tions. In a sense, grief re- 
mains a comfort, retaining 
the immediacy of the loved 
one and perhaps easing the 
stranglehold of the stark 
truth. Finally there will be 
just the memories, of a baby- 
girl physically unblemished 
who looked the soul of 
happiness and was almost 
too good to be true. We all 
have many blessings, but 
perhaps one shouldn't count 
them. Imogen, Jessica's 
three-year-old sister, 
summed it up an hour 
ago: “Don't worry 
Mummy, you must 
have another little 
baby. It’s very precious.”* 

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An oil price rise to savour 

It was the price on the 
bo! ties that brought me to an 
emergency stop m the base- 
ment of The Conran Shop. 
Did they hold liquid gold or 
had someone's pen had a slip 
of the. -noughts? Badia a 
Cofribuono was the juiciest at 
£18.50 a litre, and Pasolini the 
cheapest at £8.80.- In between, 
there was .Trattoria DeUVgo 
at £ 1 1.93 and - Casiellare for 

-- Good olive wl has. never 
been given away, but -what • 
could be the difference be-, 
’tween these and the £3.90, at 
litre - staff fitirn the . Italian 
grocer round the cornOrthavl • 
had been using with pleasure 
for the p^si three years ? 

Extra vijrgfe was the answer. 
For any purpose other than 
the Italian olive oil business, , 
■virginity is other absent or 
present. it isnot a qualifiable 
commodity. But ihe oil trade 
recognizes Four ranks of vir- 
ginity, descending from eara 
vergine via soproffino vergine 
and Jim vergine to vergine : 
These are the finest oils made , 
simply by pressing olives in 
the time-honoured manner.^ 

Lesser- grades, found in 
bottles labelled olive oil or 
pure trfjve : oil, . bavo. been 
subjected to' rectification, a 
battery of physical and chemi- 
cal deodorizing, de-aridifying 
and bleaching processes which 
render palatable ofls made 
from undistinguished fruit or 
the pulp" left frtini the pressing 
of virgin oils. These stripped 
oik are Wended with virgin oil 
lo put tack some taste. 

In technical terms. the dif 
ference between the grades is 
expressed in percentages of 
oleic acid - the less the beuer. 
In practice, of course, whai 
people pay for is flavour and 
aromst It is here that ques- 
tions of quality are. matters of 
personal taste and judgment. - 
- • What vine variety, soil and 
silnshine are to wine, tree 
Type, earth and weather are to 
olive oil. Writing of the south- 
ernmost Sicilian island of 
Pamelleria, one commentator 
observed that here “olive, 
plants are trained into low, 
broad forms whose branches 



blackened and Mistered. Put 
the peppers in a paper or 
plastic bag for half an hour or 
so, after which time the skins 
will peel off easily. 

Cm the peeled peppers into 
narrow strips, discarding the 
seeds and stalks. Put the strips 
in a shallow ovenproof , disb 
and dribble the oil over them. 
Give them a couple of turns ot 
the pepper grinder and put the 
dish in a preheated, moderate- 
ly hot oven (19(rC/375"F, gas 
mark 5) for 10 to 15 minutes. 
The peppers should behot and 
a bit floppy, but not really 

Serve them alone, hot or 
warm, as a first course with 
good bread. 

Extra virgin oil and garlic 
star in spaghetti agUo, oho e 
peperoncino, a dish made in 
Tuscany, Campania and La- 

Spaghetti with ofl and garlic 

-Serves four 

340g(12oz) spaghetti 

4 doves garlic 


form umbrellas protected 
from the sun by dry walls. 
Here the olives share space 
with caper plants and the 
vines of Ztbibbo, a type ol 
Moscato. The ofl here is 
exquisitely fine and perfumed, 
a rarity which, like the 
Moscato extra di Pamelleria, 
cannot be duplicated ' any- 
where else”. 

In the same way that fine 
wine is for sippers not gulpers, 
the best olio extra vergine de 
oliva is generally used as a 
condiment, not a cooking 
medium. .Now that I have 
made the acquaintance oi 
Badia - a Coltibuono. 
Castellare, Trattoria -DeUVgo 
and the Pasolini I concede 
that, they are. vastly more 
interesting than “the bland oil I 
had been using. They are also 

dfffieienx'ftom the sometimes 
rank and heavy virgin oils of 
Greece and Spain. 

Serious oil buyers “taste” it 
by rubbing a few drops into 
iheir palms then sniffing the 

aroma released into their 
cupped hands. This is a good 
way of appreciating the differ- 
ence between rectified and 
virgin oils, and, when the 
opportunity affords, of tasting oils from a variety 
of growers and regions. 

Once the taste buds have 
been lined up to take notice ot 
these aristocratic oils, dishes 
that show them off are re- 
quired. .These tend to be 
exceptionally simple, like the 
warm salad of red peppers 
which came about because the 
peppers were not as ripe as 
they might have been and it 
was a bitter night to be eating 
raw, cold vegetables. 

Warm red pepper salad 

Serves four 

2 or 3 ripe red peppers 

2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil 
Freshly ground black pepper 

Pick the ripest, reddest pep- 
pers available and char the 
skins over a gas burner or 
under a grill until they are 

1 small red pepper 

6 tablespoons olive oil 

Freshly ground black pepper 

Cook the spaghetti in plenty 
of boiling salted water. To be 
authentically Italian it should 
be on the toothy side of tender 

Crush the garlic with a 
piacb of salt, using the flat of a 
knife against a board, and 
chop the pepper, discarding 
the seeds. Heat the oil in a 
frying pan and add the garlic 
and pepper. Simmer until the 
garlic is transparent but not 

Drain the spaghetti and put 
it in a warm bowL Pour the 
oil, garlic and red pepper over 
it Season with black pepper, 
toss and serve at once. 

If the spaghetti is ready 
before the sauce, take it off the 
heat aud pour a cupful of cold 
water or a few ice cubes into 
the pan. This will stop it 
cooking further, but keep it 
warm. Drain when the sauce is 

M ess Carrie James 
lived in a sloping 
cottage ntaiU* from 
the timbers and square-head- 
ed nails of an old convict hullc 
it overlooked Hobart and the 
harbour below. She was 94 
and as scrawny as a heron, 
her speech was rambling and 
she craned her head forward 
as she tried to concentrate. 

Her eyes were fierce in 
their intensity and she had 
total recall of the past, re- 
membering Hobart as a con- 
vict town where the freed 
women stood behind their 
gates smoking day pipes and 
spitting at tbs few passing 
settlers. “They hated the 
migrants”, she told me, 
“They bated everyone”. I was 
talking to an eye-witness of 
one of the most shameful 
episodes in British colonial 

I met Carrie James in 1961, 
and she provided the inspira- 
tion for aroond 20 years of 
research and a noveL 
Tasmania then seemed the 
most tnmqnfl place yon cotdd 

the Moodiest spots o a earth. 
The British killed off a nim a ls 
and wiped out the indigenons 
population. The convicts 
shipped out from Britain and 
Ireland persevered against a 
horrible injustice. In jn$t five 
years, from J841 to 1845, as 
many as 15,546 male convicts 
were sent there, compared 
with 1,605 to New South 

Some 50,000 men and 
10,000 women were trans- 
ported to Van Diemen’s 
Land, which as Tasmania has 
a present-day population of 
only 430,000. 

O ne woman was sent out 
for stealing a piece of 
rMhhlNo wonder her 
tombstone was inscribed: 
“Farewell old world, I've had 
enough of thee”. Another was 
so poor that she lived on 
potatoes and ate wisps of her 
hair after someone told her 
this would prevent worms. 
Desperate one night, she set 
fire to herself and burnt to 
death. Hobart was a tough 
little town. 

I knew little of this until 
Carrie James recalled the 
“sad old days”. The convicts 
were assigned as servants or 

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The old lady of 
convict island 

Behind Tasmania’s 
beauty is an ugly 
past A new novel 
telling its story has 
been inspired by a 
remarkable woman 

joined the chain-gangs, build- 
ing roads and bridges. If they 
defied authority, they were 
sent to a penal settlement 
Macquarie Harbour was the 
first, founded in 1822 on the 
wild west coast With violent 
storms from the Antarctic in 
the winter and rain for 300 
days in the year, it was so 
remote and unpractical that it 
was abandoned 10 years fatter 
and replaced by Port Arthur 
on the opposite coast 

C arrie remembered two 
convicts with special 
affection. “There was 
Charles, tail man, he got 
subservient yon know, mother 
wouldn't ha ve that If he came 
to onr home he was treated 
like a gentleman. He was 
never flogged, he came of a 
good family.” 

The other convict was a 
sailor. His crime was set oat 
in a page of notes taken down 
by Carrie’s father, George 
James, carriage decorator; 
“Richard Stanton of Her 
Majesty’s Navy at your ser- 
vice. After service of 20 
months an event happened 
that altogether altered the 
coarse of my life's career. Her 
Majesty Qneen Victoria paid 
an official visit to the Fleet.” 
When the sailors manned the 
yard-arms in salute, Stanton 
fell onto the deck, colliding 
with a midshipman. For this 
be was sentenced to two years 
transportation, which meant 
life. On his arrival he joined a 
settler's family as a servant - 
“1 was given two large bas- 
kets of ladies' caderclotliing 
to wash and iron. 1 remarked 
I would not disgrace the flag I 
sailed under, and danced 
Mack's the lad with a 
hornpipe' on top of them.” 

For this impertinence, be 
was sent to Port Arthur for 25 
lashes. An average of 22 per 
cent of male convicts were 
flogged, receiving anything 
from 19 to 50 strokes. Stan- 
ton was one of the few to be 
released and Carrie saw the 
scars on his hack; “Like a 
piece of leather, scored, 
scored, great weals, cross to 
cross. Oh, can't they rain a 
life. Always a cane on top of 
the Bible, never a cuddle, 
never a kiss.” 

The mills of Port Arthur 
are all the more shocking 
because their surroundings 
are beaotiftiL It became the 
third largest town in the 
colony, witi a church, hospi- 
tal. officers' bungalows, a 
village green and parade 
ground — ami, of course, the 

Sheraton Hotels 

In our article “Emergency 
ward lsiam”(Wednesday 
Page, February 19) we referred 
io the “appalling conditions at 
a former Sheraion Hotel that 
had been condemned”. We 
have been asked to make it 
dear that the hotel fell into 
disrepair and was condemned 
long after it had ceased io be 
under Sheraton management 

Hence the targe asylcm near- 
by. Back in England 1 was 
haunted by the memory of 
Port Arthur and started ray 
research, which has lingered 
over 20 years. 

As 1 approached the climax 
10 Swansdowne, I found that 
the end of transportation 
coincided with the date I had 
reached. Celebrations were 
held throughout the island in 
1853 to mark the victor}' of 
the Anti-Transportation 
League as the Order-in- 
Conncil making Van 
Diemen's Land a penal colo- 
ny was revoked. 


Carrie James: eye-witness to 
a shameful colonial episode 

prison blocks. The pretty 
shaded avenues and trim 
flower-beds were a mockery 
of the true nature of the place. 

No light or sound was 
allowed to penetrate the soli- 
tary cells, and the convicts 
were forced to wear wool 
masks with narrow slits when 
they exercised or went to 
church. Ironically, this spe- 
cial treatment was supposed 
to be an improvement on the 
previous physical torture. 

Few men could withstand 
the silence and the loneliness 
of the dark — it broke their 
minds if not their bodies. 

i he Hon Richard Dry, 
member for Launces- 
ton, made a speech 
declaring that the time had 
come to change the name of 
Van Diemen's Land — so 
evocative of crime and 
wretchedness — to the more 
euphonious one of Tasmania. 

Carrie kept the Gowers I 
had brought her. though they 
must have been brittle by the 
time she wrote to me, sending 
a pair of excruciating pink 
bed socks she had (mined. 
She is dead now, bat my 
memory of this compassion- 
ate old lady is bright She was 
the inspiration for 

Daniel Parson 

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Preferring the box to the House, 
wimpish Tory Matthew Parris is 
to resign his "safe Derbyshire seat 
to present Weekend World. I 
cannot wait for him to grill the 
Prime Minister about allegedly 
misleading the House. Two weeks 
ago I rang Parris to confirm a leak 
I had received about his imminent 
appointment “What a flattering 
rumour.” replied Parris in syrupy 
tones. “One'l hope, ba, ha. you'll 
do your best to spread.” Yesterday 
TV's new custodian of political 
morality denied lying — “I just 
deliberately misled you . . 

Mine Host 

The Shop Bill is causing much 
soul searching in the Church of 
England. While St Albans Cathe- 
dral has continued to sell knick- 
knacks at its gift shop on Sundays. 
Bishop John' Taylor said that" if 
Sunday trading was permitted 
“We shall be admitting that the 
only God to be acknowledged in 
our midst is Mammon." Canter- 
bury Caihcdral took a lead by 
closing its gift shop two weeks ago. 
The recent General Synod was 
shocked to hear that a good pub 
guide to Kent was for sale there on 
Sundays. The Archbishop of 
Canterbury was said to have been 
taken aback, and the shutters were 
duly brought down. 

House room 

The GLC may have broken off 
links with News International, but 
its propaganda sheet. The Lon- 
doner. continues to distribute the 
Sun s bingo card. The explana- 
tion? “I suppose we could have 
vetoed its distribution, but we 
didn't. Anyway I can't talk to you 
because you're from The Times." 
said a spokesperson. 


Labour moderate Ben Lucas must 
be savouring his victory over a 
Militant-supported candidate in 
the weekend election for the 
chairmanship of the National 
Organization of Labour Students. 
It comes a week after the Labour 
parrv inquiry into Liverpool said 
it was “penurbed” by allegations 
of Militant violence in which 
Lucas was a victim. At the 1 984 
annual meeting of Liverpool Col- 
lege of Further Education Labour 
Club. Lucas and an NOLS na- 
tional officer. John Fallon, asked 
for a copy of the membership list, 
the composition of which was a 
matter of speculation, and refused 
to give it back at the end of the 
meeting. Whereupon, it was al- 
leged. two Militant youth activists 
beat them up. A complaint was 
lodged with Tony Muiheam. the 
district party chairman, but no 
action was taken. 


‘Cold? Not me. Someone always 
pops i a from the GLC and throws 
some money on the fire' 

Who’s boss? 

Neil Kinnock’s chief press officer. 
Tricia Hewitt, is expecting a baby 
in AugusL becoming the third 
member of his close corps of press 
officers to leave to swell the parry 
rank and file. Although she wants 
to return. I gather that Kinnock is 
fishing for at least a temporary 
replacement. “It may prove a 
problem." said one colleague. “He 
likes to be dominated by strong 
women like Tricia and his wife 
Glenys." Others, on the other 
hand, believe Kinnock could 
come to enjoy working with an 
assistant who took a slightly 
slacker grip on ihe reins. 

Surfacing again 

Almost a vear after police arrived 
in St Lucia to question former 
HMS Conqueror officer Neranda 
Sethia about the missing 
“Belgrano log book", new ques- 
tions arc to be raised about the 
investigation. On Friday, Labour 
foreign affairs spokesman George 
Foulkes is to ask the Attorney 
General if he is satisfied the 
inquiry into the disappearance has 
been property conducted and 
whether it has been the subject of 
complaints. His questions follow a 
new fiurrv of police interest in 
Sethia. who. while admitting tak- 
ing Admiralty charts from the 
submarine which sank the Bel- 
grano. has always strongly denied 
pocketing the log book. Although 
last spring he was told he had been 
eliminated from the hunt, a naval 
officer friend in Portsmouth was 
questioned about Sethia's visit to 
Britain in the autumn. Intimi- 
dated by the police's interest, 
Sethia became convinced that a 
case was being built up against 
him- Could Inspector Ron Hardy 
bo preparing another fruitless *rip 
to the Wesf Indies? PUS 

Help victims— and beat crime 

by John Spencer 

When the women Christopher 
Mcah had sexually abused won a 
total of £17.000 damages against 
him in the High Court, some 
hailed it as a landmark decision. It 
was really no such thing, because 
the v ictims of sexual attacks, as of 
other crimes, have always been 
able to sue the criminal for 
damages in the civil courts. An 
action for damages is worth the 
trouble and risk involved only if 
the defendant is good for a large 
sum of money . The Mcah case was 
exceptional only because the rap- 
ist was fully solvent. 

Many criminals who are not 
worth suing civilly could be made 
to pay their victims something rf. 
as with fines, the state undertook 
the tiresome and costly job of 
squeezing the money out of them. 
To this end. the criminal courts 
were given limited powers to 
make compensation orders in 
1^72. and in 1*^82 their powers 
were greatly extended. These new 
powers reflect a trend in modern 
penal thinking which condescends 
to nonce the victim as well as the 
criminal. But it is widely felt that 

compensation orders do not work 

It is not merely that there arc 
curious anomalies in when they 
are available; or that most crim- 
inals are too broke to pay any- 
thing Frequently, it seems, orders 
are not nude simply because it is 
nobody's job to ask for them. The 
v ictim is not entitled to ask the 
court for an order, so one is made 
only if the prosecution chooses to 
askfor it. or if the court happens to 
think of it unasked. 

The root of me problem is that 
the v ienm of a crime still docs not 
officially exist. In sharp contrast to 
Europe, where the victim has a 
right to be made a party to the 
prosecution, in England a public 
prosecution is a duel between the 
state and the accused. His inability 
to ask for a compensation order is 
only one of the results. 

Probably the most infuriating 
consequence lor most victims is 
that they arc often left completely 
in the dark about the progress of 
the case. The police generally tell 

the victim when a suspect has 
been caught. Bui he is not told, let 
alone consulted, about what of- 
fences the suspect will be tried for. 
Nor. docs he have any say in the 
matter if the prosecution even- 
tually bargains a plea of guilty to 
something trivial in return for a 
serious charge being dropped. 

If the \ icum does go to court he 
may have no chance to give his 
side of the story. If the defendant 
pleads not guilty, the victim will 
be called as a prosecution witness 
and so will got his say. But the 
overwhelming majority of defen- 
dants plead guilty, and then no 
prosecution witnesses arc called. 
After a guilty plea it is possible, 
and quite usual, for the def- 
endant's lawyer to plead in mitiga- 
tion of sentence that it was really 
the victim, not the defendant, who 
was to blame. If the court suspects 
the story told in mitigation to be 
false it has a discretion to call 
witnesses, but it is not bound to do 
so. The victim cannot insist on 
being heard. 

In iheir recent study I ietiim in 
the Criminal Justice System. Jo- 
ann a Shapland and her colleagues 
visiiod 276 people who had been 
robbed, battered, raped or as- 
saulted. and asked them at inter- 
vals as the cases against their 
attackers progressed whether they 
were satisfied with what was going 
on. Although most were very 
pleased with the promptness, sym- 
pathy and efficiency of the police 
when they first arrived. . many 
became increasingly disappointed 
with criminal justice as the case 
went on. By the end some were so 
fed up that they vowed they would 
not bother to report an offence 
another time. 

This is serious. If the police are 
to catch those who commit 
crimes, they need above all the 
victims' co-operation. Greater 
consideration for the victim is not 
merely desirable as a painkiller for 
the ill effects of crime. It is 
essential as a weapon, against 
crime itself. 

©Timas n ew spap ers. 1988. 

The author is tutor in law al 
Sehvyn College. Cambridge. 

Nicholas Ashford on the battle for European public opinion 

As the Geneva arms talks went 
into recess yesterday, the United 
States and the Soviet Union began 
shaping up for a new battle to 
persuade European public opinion 
of the merits of their recent 
respective proposals for ending 
the arms race. 

It is alw ays possible to detect the 
beginning of a new superpower 
peace offensive by the sudden 
increase in the number of invita- 
tions to attend briefings and other 
functions at the US and Soviet 
embassies. The Russians were first 
off the mark, as they have 
consistently been since Gor- 
bachov came to power, with a 
series of briefings at the end of last 
month. Ostensibly these were to 
discuss the Soviet party congress 
but in fact dealt mainly with the 
far-reaching programme for elim- 
inating nuclear weapons by the 
year -000 which Gorbachov un- 
veiled on January 1 5. 

The key role in the Soviet 
propaganda effort in this country 
has been played by Guerman 
Gvenisadze. the articulate and 
persuasive number two at the 
Soviet embassy. His message: 
neither superpower could win a 
nuclear war or an arms race, and 
the only realistic way to prevent 
both is for the West to negotiate 
on the basis of Gorbachov's plan. 
He also emphasized the steps 
which Moscow has taken, notably 
its seven-month-old unilateral 
freeze on nuclear testing, in an 
attempt to reduce tension. 

This week it has been the 
Americans* turn. Paul Nitze, 

Take cover, 
they’re talking 

President Reagan's special arms 
adviser, and Jack Matlock. Soviet 

and European affairs specialist on 
the National Security Council, 
have been in London proclaiming 
the merits of the plan which 
President Reagan sent to Moscow 
as the party congress was about to 
get under way. 

Although they say that Nato is 
united behind the Reagan plan, 
there have already been dif- 
ferences between the Europeans 
and Americans about how to 
respond to Gorbachov, and it is 
feared that these divisions could 
be revived if the Soviet proposals 
capture European public opinion. 
In the American camp there is 
much talk about the need for Nato 
solidarity and to beware Soviet 
attempts to sow discord between 
the US and its European allies. 

The main reason for American 
disquiet lies in the superficially 
tantalizing plan which Gorbachov 
has put forward for eliminating 
medium-range (INF) missiles (So- 
viet $S-20s and American cruise 
and Pershing 2s) from Europe 
over the next five to eight years. 
To add allure to his plan he has 
deliberately decoupled an agree- 
ment on medium-range weapons 
from an agreement to bon “Star 
Wars"- type space weapons as he 
had earlier been insisting. 

The Soviet proposal contains an 
important innovation. For the 
first time the Kremlin is not 
demanding “compensation” for 
British and French nuclear forces. 
Instead Gorbachov has proposed 
that the British and French deter- 
rents should be frozen at existing 
levels and that there should be a 
ban on the transfer of Tridem DS 
missiles to Britain. 

The existence of independently 
controlled nuclear weapons in 
Britain and France capable of 
striking al the Soviet heartland has 
long been a source of concern 

peace again 

tothe Soviet leadership. The Brit- 
ish and French forces are puny at 
present compared with the 10.000 
or so nuclear warheads in the 
Soviet arsenal, but both countries 
plan a big expansion of their 
nuclear capacity over the next few 
years. In Britain's case the ac- 
quisition of Trident at a cost of 
more than £10 billion could mean 
an eight-fold increase in retal- 
iatory strength to about 500 
warheads by the year 2000. 

Reagan has firmly rejected the 
Soviet proposal, arguing that the 
US does not have the authority to 
negotiate on behalf of third par- 
ties. Britain and France are 
equally adamant that they cannot 
accept restrictions which would 
make their nuclear deterrents 
obsolete in a few years time. 

The Americans believe that the 
Russians do not seriously expea 
them to give way on this issue and 
are using it as a bargaining chip to 
extract concessions from the 
Americans in other arras. How- 
ever, it is recognized in Wash- 
ington, as well as in London and 
Paris, that Britain and France 
could be made to appear dan- 
gerously isolated if the question of 
modernizing their forces was seen 
as the main obstacle to agreement 
on eliminating medium-range 
weapons from Europe. 

This could become a major 
political issue in Britain, where 
both Labour and the Alliance are 
opposed to Trident It could also 
add fuel to isolationist and anti- 
European sentiment in the US. 

The American counter-offer on 
medium-range missiles excludes 
the British and French nuclear 
forces. Instead Reagan has put 
forward a plan that appears to go 

one better than Gorbachov’s by 
seeking tn eliminate all such 
missiles from Europe and Asia in 
three years. 

Under the Reagan plan both 
sides would agree to reduce their 
missile launchers in Europe to 140 
each during 1987 and there would 
be proportional reductions in 
Asia. There would be a further 5C 
per cent cut in Europe and Asia in 
1 988 leading to their total elimina- 
tion the following year. 

British and French missiles 
would be included later when (and 
if) Washington and Moscow made 
progress in scaling down their 
strategic weapons arsenals. Both 
have called for 50 per cent cuts in 
strategic weapons. If they were 
eventually able to reach agreement 
on a ceiling of 4,500 warheads 
each then, in the words of one 
senior American official, “there 
ought to be scope for multilateral 
talks involving Britain, France 
and China as well.” 

In his reply to Gorbachov. 
Reagan also insisted that there 
must be a “global” elimination o< 
medium-range weapons, in other 
words that a solution must not 
exclude Asia. 

There was near panic in Tokyo 
when the Americans expressed 
initial interest in Gorbachov’s 
January 1 5 proposals and General 
Edward Rowny, another Reagan 
arms adviser, had to be sent to the 
Far East to assure America's 
friends and allies in the region that 
he would not agree to a deal that 
excluded them. The Europeans 
were also worried that if SS-20s, 
which are highly mobile, were left 
in Soviet Asia they could easily be 
transported to Europe. 

Although European govern- 

ments profess full support for 
Reagan's latest offer, there is still 
concern that Europe might be left 
militarily vulnerable if the Ameri- 
cans agree to withdraw their 
Pershings and cruises in exchange 
for the removal of Soviet SS-20s. 

First, the Europeans, particu- 
larly West Germany, are worried 
about the presence of large num- 
bers of short-range missiles in 
Eastern Europe. 

Second, they are apprehensive 
that a “zero-zero” missile solution 
would weaken the transatlantic 
link between Western Europe and 
the US strategic deterrent and 
leave them vulnerable to the 
Warsaw Pact’s huge superiority in 
conventional weapons. Although 
the Americans make a link be- 
tween progress in the nuclear 
missile talks to progress in other 
security areas, US officials have 
admitted that an agreement on 
medium-range weapons is not 
conditional on a reduction in 
Soviet conventional forces. 

In his speech at the opening of 
the Soviet party congress last 
week. Gorbachov indicated that 
the next US-Soviet summit would 
hinge on American readiness to 
reach a deal on medium-range 
weapons or a nuclear test ban. By 
making such linkage, even though 
he was not setting preconditions, 
he was clearly pressing for further 
US concessions. 

He is unlikely to succeed as far 
as medium-range missiles are 
concerned. The American officials 
who have been in London have 
made it dear that Reagan's latest 
offer stands as it is (although there 
could be some flexibility on 
missiles in Asia) and that it is up 
to the Russians to move towards 
the US position. If they do then an 
agreement would be within reach. 

Nor are the Americans prepared 
to budge on the question of a test 
ban. Apart from doubts on how 
such a ban could be verified, the 
Americans insist, in the words of 
one official, that “we must con- 
tinue testing so long as we rely on . 
nudear weapons for our main line 
of defence.” In other words there 
can be no comprehensive test ban 
at least until nudear arsenals have 
been cut back. 

The author is diplomatic corres- 
pondent of The Times. 

Now Nigeria looks for an African answer 

After an initial period of Wesi- 
minsler-style democracy, a succes- 
sion of military coups and a 

g roiractcd civil war, Nigeria could 
e heading for one-party rule 
when General Babangida's mili- 
tary administration restores power 
to the civilians in 1990. 

A commission recently started 
taking evidence on the best pos- 
sible solution to Nigeria’s inher- 
ently instability ana is due to 
report at the end of the year. But. 
during a recent visit to Lagos. I 
was told by a senior government 
minister that a one-party state 
would appear the best solution. 

“That would be the African — 
the Nigerian — solution,’’ he said. 
“No Nigerian village has two or 
more chiefs. A chief is chosen and 
then he has to work with all the 
different groups and factions, 
taking their views into consid- 
eration before deriding on a 

S olicy. That way dissent is aired 
ul it is done within the system. 
We cannot afford the vicious 
imer-party antagonisms of the last 
civilian period.” 

The minister was subsequently 
told that he had spoken out of turn 
by pre-empting the commission's 

report, but his views are neverthe- 
less thought to re II eel those of 
Ba bangi da, who is trying to run 
Nigeria along the lines of that 
hypothetical village chief. 

Since he came to power in an 
army counter-coup last August, 
Babangida has surprised Nigeri- 
ans not only by the speed of the 
changes he has made but also his 
distinctly consultative style of 

Because he is anxious to know 
what people think, one of his first 
acts after assuming power was to 
repeal the draconian Decree 4 
which had muzzled the press for 
the previous 20 months. Nigeria’s 
13 national dailies responded by 
being embarrassingly fawning to- 
wards his administration. But the 
real significance of the move was 
to demonstrate to the people that 
he iniended to govern with their 
consent. His method is relatively 
simple: fly a kite, monitor the 
reaction, then act. 

The public debate over the IMF 
was a perfect example of the 
doctrine. The I MF greeted the new 
administration's appeal for new 
lines of credit by. making any 
further loans conditional on a stiff 
austerity package. But Nigerians 

had grown xenophobic after years 
of being told that “foreigners had 
ripped off the country”. 

Babangida called for a national 
debate on whether to accept the 
IMF loan, then acceded to the 
popular view and refused it, again 
to newspaper acclaim. But he men 
brought in a “home- grown” 
austerity programme that went for 
beyond the IMF medicine. To 
general surprise there was no 
dissent He had involved the army 
in the exercise so that when he 
imposed a wage cut on all govern- 
ment employees, including the 
army, there was no protest from 
the barracks. 

When he asked a tribunal to 
examine the cases of ex-President 
Shagari and his deputy, Alex 
Ekwueme — both are still being 
held without trial - it recom- 
mended their release. After pro- 
tests by the press, the Aimed 
Forces Council gave an assurance 
that it would take the final 
decision after considering all 
points of view. 

The press reaction was predict- 
able given that it is largely owned 
by southern Christians who sup- 
ported the United Party of Ni- 

geria, the chief opposition to 
Shagari's National Party of Ni- 
geria (NPN). But Babangida had 
been able to appease the NPN's 
supporters in the north by making 
dear his intention to release 
Shagari while assuring the south 
that be would take their views into 
account. In the meantime the 
public have been prepared for 
Shagari's release, which is now 
simply a matter of time. 

Babangida damaged his reputa- 
tion on foeone occasion when he 
foiled to follow his own ground- 
rules. That was over his derision 
tn January to join the Jiddah- 
based Islamic Conference Organ- 
ization. Again the Christian- 
dominated press was furious. How 
could constitutionally secular Ni- 
geria put its name to a body 
pledged to further the interests of 
Islam? Some Christian leaders 
spoke of a holy war unless the 
derision was reversed. Religious 
divisions which had been kept in 
check seemed liklely to destabilize 
Babangida. For once he instructed 
the press to cease further comment 
on the issue since it was “against 
the national interest”. 

Andrew Jaspan 

Andrew Phillips 

One solicitor 
who says no 

The legal profession has made a 
monumental mess of its public 
relations in recent years. People 
now assume the worst of us. 
Perhaps they always have. 

So it would be a double irony if 
thfa public cynicism worked in 
favour of fusion of solicitors and 
barristers simply because they are 
against it. Yet that is the prospect 

This is increased by the 
assidious work of two small 
groups of lawyers. On one flank 
there has always been a broadly 
negative view of the spbt pro- 
fession and, in particular, the part 
of the Bar within it To them the 
ivory towers of foe Inns of Court, 
still inhabited mainly by public 
school, Oxbridge men (few 
women yet) are irredeemable bas- 
tions of elitism, out of touch 
financially and culturally with the 
l pgat tribula tions of ordinary folk. 

The other, very different group, 
made up exclusively of solicitors, 
resents its exclusion as advocates 
from foe higher courts mid foe 
concomitant denial of high ju- 
dicial office. 

After foe recent publication of 
foe “discussion proposals” of the 
Law Society’s Contentious Busi- 
ness Committee, there is for foe 
first time within foe Society a 
focus for fusion. With Fleet Street 
almost unanimously in favour, foe 
profession could find itself 
bounced into a shotgun marriage. 

The authors of this paper have 
done a remarkably effective public 
relations job. Although their pro- 
posals would undoubtedly lead to 
a de facto fusion, with direct access 
by members of foe public to what 
remained of the Bar, they have 
been sold to the public as no more 
than “a possible programme for 
reform”. Fusion as such is not 

Apart from the charge of elit- 
ism. in which there is more 
misunderstanding than truth, the 
main engine for ftision in foe 
public mind is “why should we 
have to pay for two lawyers when 
one will do?” In short, is not the 
split legal profession just another 
means of preserving jobs for foe 
boys at public expense? 

Fusion was, of course, oneof the 
main issues considered by the 
Benson Royal Commission on 
Legal Services, which reported in 
1979. it concluded firmly “that it- 
is in foe public interest for the 
legal profession to be organized, as 
at present, in two branches”. 

On foe critical question of 
expense, having done ns elaborate 
be&to find and weigh the data, foe 
Benson inquiry was unable to 
come to any firm conclusion. But 
what the majority of solicitors — 
myself included- will tell you is 
that using the Bar invariably saves 
their clients money. Banisters are, 
to put it simply, more cost 

This is partly a result of their 
having no direct contact with foe 
public and its money. Thus they 
can function on comparatively 
modest overheads — perhaps one 
clerk and a secretary to five or six 
busy banisters, with low equip- 
ment costs. 

Given those arrangments, most 
barristers are able to be either 
specialist advocates or true 

moreover . . . Miles Kington 

Addresses with 

One of the strangest human 
impulses I know is the desire to 
have a long address. It starts in 
schooldays with foe urge to write 
in your books and foe feet that you 
are John Smith. Upper V, Gan- 
grene School, Gangrene, Derby- 
shire, England, Britain, Europe, 
Earth, The Universe. When you 
discover that you are not the first 
schoolchild to think of this joke, in 
feet about the four billionth, you 
give it up and you forget all about 
il You might well think, if you 
ever think about it at all, that foe 
habit never comes back. 

But ft does. You go to college, 
you graduate in chemistry, -you 
join a pharmaceutical firm called 
Gangrene Inc and pretty soon you 
find yourself working at their HQ 
ax Outer Wall, EC1. You znjght 
expea that your address would 
then be: John Smith, 155 Outer 
Wall, ECt. 

But it isn’t, is ft? What it is is 

John Smith 
Assistant Manager 
Sedatives Division 
Gangrene Inc 
5th Floor 
Gangrene House 
155 Outer Wall 

Now, this is nothing to do with 
the ambition of John Smith to 
have a long address. It is all to do 
with the ambition of foe 
pharmaceutical boss. Lord Gan- 
grene, to have an imposing ad- 
dress, and we haven't pat on foe 
post code or foe number of the 
room. There is no need for foe 
address to include Gangrene Inc 
(ft is the only firm m the buil ding) 
or Assistant Manager (everyone in 
Sedatives knows who John Smith 
is) or Gangrene House, which is 
just a fancy name given to the 
nondescript office block at 1SS 
Outer Wafl. But ft all looks very 
imposing. It is as much as Lord 
Gangrene can do not to add, 
England. Europe, Earth. 

At night Smith goes. home to a 
very simple address. It is 1S5, 
Raglan Road, London Wl] - foe 
sort of address any postman could 
find, being as H is between 153 and 
157 Raglan Road. But it is not the 

occupying quite a pocket in 
Oxfordshire. Any letter addressed 

to Lord Gangrene, Gangrene 
Towers. Oxfordshire, will reach 
him. On the whole, however, he 
• would rather you wrote to: 

Lord Gangrene 
Gangrene Towers 
Li ttle Gangrene 
Nr Gaxjgrene Magna 

Did Gangrene 



And perhap* you would like to 
write to him, especially if you feel 
that this long address business is 

J528Lfc“ 0f hamL Not to his 

country house necessarily- droo a 
note to his London flat, and tell 
him so. His London flat, is at "* 
Cadogan Drive, SW3. However il 
you should wish to usTfoe fiili 

wh * ch he prefers, it is: 
Lord Gangrene 
Apartment 12a 
Cadogan Court 
2 Cadogan Drive 
Pont Street 


London SW 3 

Ftl* teuedbythe 

backroom hoi’s. Instructed by sol- 
icitors. who do all foe laborious 
preparatory work, they can handle 
a prodigious number and variety 
of cases, often drawn from the 
length and breadth of the land. 
This enables them to become 
more adept, hence efficient.' in 
pure law terms than any solicitor 
(even the specialists in foe very 
large firms). 

Moreover, their highly honed 
skills are available to. and used by, 
foe whole professkm. John Smith 
of Littletown can, with Legal Aid, 
use foe same stikas Barclays. 

Under foe latest proposals, 
there is a real danger that foe best 
at the Bar (the £IOO,OQO-pkis-a- 
year men) will either be signed up 
by foe big firms of solicitors, 
where they will be hugely lost to . 
foe profession and public at huge; 
or wiD set up their own firms. This 
will be made possible fey the 
proposal to allow the public direct 
access to them. Partnerships at foe 
Bar would consolidate that pros- 

By denying general practice an a 
its clients equality of access to a 
thriving, “reserved” Bar, the 
smaller firms (in which eight out. 
of 10 solicitors still work) would 
no longer be able adequately to 
serve the complete range of clien- 
tele, such as foe larger local 
employers. General practice 
would eventually be stripped of its 
more challenging, rewarding 
work. That would drift to foe 
handful of expanding firms in foe 
larger centres with sufficient work 
to support the required expert 
staff. . 

That rn turn would reinforce the 
existing fashion in fevour of foe 
“big boys", further downgrading 
general practice: The spiral of 
disadvanage would continue be- 
cause recruiting voung solicitors 
of foe highest calibre to general 
practice would become an increase 
ingjy lost cause. Only those among 
foe brightest who realized the 
virtues of foe alternatives or had a 
clear sense of social obligation 
would eschew the lusher City 

In an age when the parlous 
effects of centralization are there 
for all to see. with the ablest people 
in ail walks oflife being inexorably 
leeched oat of our smaller or less 
favoured communities, foe im- 
portance of retaining there a feu- 
share of the best professional legal 
talent cannot be over-estimated. 
Such men and women are focal 
members of their communities for 
more than just their legal activ- 
ities, as with general medical 

As regards integrity, the formal 
relationship between solicitors 
and barristers undoubtedly has a 
godsent tendency to strike ihe 
highest common denominator be- 
tween them. 

The solid tor in general practice 
is already pincered by plummeting 
conveyancing income and a 
barebones Legal Aid scheme. Yet 
his viability is of critical public 
importance because he carries the 
burden of servidng foe growing 
legal needs of the whole commu- 
nity. Fuse al your periL 

The author is a solicitor in the 



* ^ 'w. 




i'ifj i 1)0% 

address that John Smith uses 
when he writes letters. The ad- 
dress he writes from is: 

John Smith 

1 55 Raglan Road 
Notting Hill 
London Wll 

By the standards of Gangrene 
Inc, this is quite simple stuff, but it 
is still fairly impressive to get five 
lines out of a three-line address. It 
doesn’t make ft any easier for the 
postman; no extra -information is 
contained, only packaging. In feet, 
it sometimes makes it harder, 
because when people write back to 
John Smith they tend to indude 
“Oakview” and leave out the 
number 1 55, and Raglan Road is a 
long road to find “Oakview”. 

Meanwhile, Lord Gangrene is 
going home to his house in foe 
country, Gangrene Towers. It is a 
big house, with big grounds. 


*. . ...... 


Complaining about intimida- 
tion is not enough. It is dear 
that on Monday there were 
* people, in. Northern Ireland 
who wished to go to work; it is 
equally clear that the authori- 
ties were unwilling to make all 
possible efforts to ensure their 
free passage through road- 
blocks and overt threats from 
demonstrators. This is a sepa- 
rate issue from the continuing 
argument over which side won 
the numbers game when the 
stoppage was over. The prin- 
ciple remains the same for one 
person going to work as it does 
fora thousand. 

. This government has done 
much to protect workers 1 in- 
dividual rights when they are 
at risk from unions. That 
commitment has dearly not 
carried over the water. On 
Monday the Royal Ulster 
Constabulary appeared to op- 
erate an informal distinction 
between rescuing people who 
were physically at risk, and not 
intervening when people were 
simply being prevented from 
going about their business. Of 


the Army, there was little to be 
seen. .... 

In ta k i n g this approach, the 
government is sending dan- 
Serous signals both to strike 
organisers and to those who 
are inclined to defy the further 
strike calls for longer periods 
which are likely to follow. Well 
ra advance of the strike, 
government spokesmen were 
confidently asserting that not 
only trouble but roadblocks 
and illegal picketing would be 
swiftly nipped in the bud. To 
feil to keep such promises is a 
sign of weakness which ran 
only encourage the strikers 
and discourage those who 
disagree with them. 

The government no doubt 
said to itself that a single-day 
stoppage did not justify any- 
thing but a low-key handling 
which did not overstretch the 
resources of the RUC and 
which kept the Army well out 
of sight To play it this way, it 
could be argued, was to 
maximise the chances that the 
next round would ta k e place in 
the form of talks between 
ministers and unionist poli- 

ticians rather than as another 
strike. But those chances were 
always very slight The strikers 
ami, among other things, was 
to strain the loyalties of the 
province's (mainly Protestant) 
policemen and to provoke riot 
and mayhem. 

There is only a certain 
distance that a government 
can jo to avoid this confronta- 
tion. Given the tactics on 
which unionist leaders have 
now settled, confrontation is 
beginning to look inevitable. 
There dob not seem to be any 
good reason why the Army was 
not asked to remove road- 
blocks; they have accumulated 
plenty of the necessary experi- 

Mrs Thatcher has so far 
tried to persuade unionist 
politicians that she is open to 
negotiation and persuasion. 
That attitude can not be 
indefinitely, maintained if 
people’s freedoms and even 
safety are being deliberately 
put at risk. . A few other 
ministers hammering home 
these points would not go 
amiss . 


In recent months there has 

^ appeared to be tediously little 
. doubt' about the likely out- 
come of West Germany’s next 
general election, due early in 
1987. Chancellor Kohl would 
have it, and comfortably. The 
present coalition of his own 
Christian Democrats, Herr 
Franz Josef Strauss's Christian 
Social Union and Herr Hans- 
Dietrich Genscher’s Free 
Democrats would be returned 
for another four years in office: 
Even the personal popularity 
of the opposition Social 
Democrats’ new leader, Herr 
Johannes Rau, would make no 
more than a small dent in the 
armour of the Kohl govern- 
ment The. Greens would have 
all the impact of a tomato 
” hurled at a tank. That has been 
the conventional wisdom. 

This week there is cause for 
a little more doubt The Kohl 
government has been shaken 
by a striking efectnrakrroecse 
in local elections in the state of 
Schleswig-Holstein, where the 
Christian Democrat vote sunk 
by almost six percentage 
points, nearly all of which 
went to the Social Democrats.- 
Of course local elections ra- 
west Germany, like by-elec- 
tions in Britain, are notori- 
ously unreliable pointers. But 
it behind this result there is also 
a quite exceptional challenge' 
to the position of the Chan- 
cellor, and one which may not 
so swiftly be shaken off 

Last . month public pros- 
ecutors in the Chancellor’s 
native Land, the Rhineland- 
Palatinate, announced that 
they were opening a formal 
investigation into whether he 
had made false statements to a 
local parliamentary enquiry 
concerning illegal contribu- 
tions to party funds. No 
serving Chancellor in the his- 
tory of the Federal Republic 
has faced such an investiga- 
tion. Some opinion polls sug- 
gest that in the wake of this 
announcement the 

Chancellor’s personal popular- 
ity rating fell by exactly the 
.same amount as the Christian 
Democrat vote has now fallen 
in Schleswig-Holstein - some 
six percentage points. And in 
the next few days we may 
expect an announcement from 
the federal prosecutor’s office 
as to whether or not a similar . 
investigation will be opened . 
into ■ - the-. Chancellor's-- tes- 
timony to - a Bundestag 
commission on the same sub- 
ject in the autumn of 1984, at 
die height of foe “Flick 

. At that time the “Flick 
Affair”, which had already 
brought the resignations of two 
top politicians, was widely 
compared to Watergate. Yet in 
the sixteen months since 
Chancellor Kohl's awkward 
testimony to that Bundestag 
commission, the muddy water 
has got no further than his 

toecaps. Now, however, it 
might just be creeping up to his 

On foe original point at 
issue - the laundering of big 
business contributions to 
political parties through tax- 
exempt 'charitable' institutes - 
foe best defence is probably 
that offered by Herr Franz 
Josef Strauss. Herr Strauss 
says in effect: “we all did it”. 
This is essentially true. All foe 
established parties augmented 
their finances in this fashion. 
Nowadays the law and, we 
trust, the practices have been 
changed. (The Greens, being 
not then established, seem to 
be foe one party with clean 
hands: and have therefore 
been instrumental in keeping 
foe topic to foe fore.) 

Unfortunately this “we all 
did it” was not quite the 
defence that Chancellor Kohl 
offered to the parliamentary 
commissions. Instead, he 
more than once observed that 
‘foe did not remember” this or 
“did not know about” that. 

Chancellor Kohl has not 
been helped by a senior col- 
league who suggested he might 
have bad a “black-out” when 
answering the difficult ques- 
tions in Mainz. Yet it is far too 
soon to proclaim his demise. If 
he has shown nothing else over 
foe last few years. Chancellor 
Kohl has demonstrated a 
matchless talent to survive. 


The Government’s attempt to 
end restrictions on Sunday 
trading has run into a greater 
degree of political resistance 
than ministers expected. This 
measure is being swamped by 
the backwash of unease on the 
Tory benches. In today’s 
political climate MPs seem 
readier to listen to the 
Sabbatarian objections of their 
constituents than to foe free- 
raarket principles of their lead- 

The biD’s troubles have been 
exacerbated by the difficulty of 
demonstrating precise and im- 
mediate benefit Complex 
(and inevitably artificial) 
calculations by the committee 
set up under Mr Robin Auld 
suggested that foe freedom to 
open all shops on Sunday 
would marginally reduce retail 
employment. It would in- 
crease foe efficiency of the 
retail sector by accelerating foe 
disappearance of outlets which 
are alreadv vulnerable. Many 
MPs - particularly but not 
exclusively in rural areas - 
have such outlets in their 
constituencies which they 

would rather not see closed. 
Such calculations, however, 
miss foe central point of foe 

As the Auld committee con- 
cisely stated, “foe law should 
not interfere in foe conduct of 
h uman affairs unless it serves a 
justifiable purpose”. The 
objectors are clinging to a legal 
restriction which serves none. 
The existing law is anomalous, 
complicated and hard to en- 
force. And, for all its deter- 
mined search for compromise, 
foe Auld committee could 
frame no alternative set of 
restrictions which did not 
suffer from the same defects. 

The alternatives are again 
being trotted out Since some 
of them may be adopted it is 
useful to rank them in order of 
preference. The Lords’ amend- 
ment, under which employees 
may refuse Sunday work, 
might create more part-time 
jobs but bristles with diffi- 
culties of religious discrimina- 
tion in contracts of 
employment. Timing restric- 
tions - allowing a limited 

number of hours of opening on 
a Sunday - raises foe problem 
of shops which open under foe 
present law, as well as enforce- 
ment difficulties. These lead to 
probably foe least objec- 
tionable compromise (though 
one which would sit uneasily 
alongside foe Government's 
concern with local 
government’s abuse of power): 
allowing councils to make 
their own decisions on Sunday 
trading in their areas. 

It is important to be clear 
what is implied by any of these 
continned restrictions. How- 
ever free foe law, shops will 
not open on Sunday unless 
there is a real demand for their 
services. It is this demand that 
the objectors are determined 
to frustrate, and the strength of 
their opposition itself implies 
that they believe this demand 
to be substantial. The 
construction of an anomalous 
law whose chief purpose is the 
denial of free choice is no 
proper cause for Parliament; 
still less fora Parliament of foe 
present political complexion. 


Selling off water 

From Mr David C Gibbs 
Sir. I would like to clarify two ot 
the matters referred to by Mr 
Green (February 14). ' 

The mere act of ferae a pond 
would not in itself attract a 
licence, but if water was taken 
from underground strata or by 

would be regarded as srn agri- 
cultural use from an inland water 
source of supply- ■ 

With regard to the environ- 
mental services charge, this charge 
is paid by all charge payere on a 
rateable-value basis ofassessment 
The current rate in Mr Greens 
water authority's area is I-49p ra 
the pound. The charge is payable 

Disabled drivers 

From Dr Peter Gugenfteim 
Sir, Dr Gerald Michael's difficulty 
in refusing a request to a patient 
for a disabled driver's badge is 
only a man ifestation of a wider 
problem within general practice. 

What does youj correspondent 
fed should be the'GFs position? 

Helping needy in cold spells 

From Str Kenneth Hutchison FRS 
Sir, The need for some method, 
even if less than perfect, of 
assessing the coldness of the 
climate in many different local- 
ities in Britain has been given new 
urgency through reports of people, 
usually advanced in years, who 
have died of hypothermia during 
the present cold spelL Many 
others may have suffered un- 
necessarily, being unsure of their 
qualification for reimbursement 
.of the cost of the extra feel 
required to maintain a reasonable 
temperature in their homes. 

I would propose the revival of 
publication of “degree days”. A 
degree day is a simple and 
effective measure of ‘‘coldness” 
during the preceding 24 hours. In 
practice they would be aggregated 
weekly or monthly as a measure of 
the extra feel requirement of those 
claiming the feel allowance. The 
“ chin factor” can be disregarded 
for this purpose, as those at risk 
are unlikely to be out of doors for 

The equipment required is sim- 
ple. Any population centre respon- 
sible for assessing grants should be 
able to organize the reading of a 
thermometer at intervals daring 
24 hours, or preferably change the 
graphs on a recording thermo- 
graph, or better still find the Met 
Office willing and able to supply 
figures for each locality where they 
are wanted. 

Yours faithfully, 


2 Arlington Road, 



February 27. 

From Mrs Jean Furness 
Sir. H looks as though cold 
weather benefits for pensioners 
and o there must always reach 
recipients too late to be of help for 
the spell for which they are 
intended. It is already recognised 
that different areas may receive 
different payments. Would h not 
be more sensible to make the 
differential apply to different sea- 

When Government can next 
raise our benefits by £2 a week, 
why not spread the additional 
annual £104 over December to 
March, followed by a sliding scale 
downwards to enable recipients to 
acclimatise to the decrease? In that 

way £6 a week could be ensured 
for January and February, say £4 a 
week for December and March, 
leaving a lesser amount over for 
April and May. As a mother on 
social security I would welcome 
such a system. 

The prospect of winter is always 
rather depressing. This system 
would even help us to look 
forward to it. 

Yours faithfully. 


80B King Street, 



From Dr John Whitelege and 

Sir, We are concerned about the 
current haphazard arrangements 
for dealing with DHSS payments 
to the elderly in response to cold 
weather needs. 

As professional geographers we 
are disturbed that a systematic, 
reliable and independent system 
of reporting temperature vari- 
ations has not been u tilize d by the 
DHSS in determining the circum- 
stances under which payments can 
be made. Meteorological data 
exist at a fine level of detail across 
Britain; the computer software to 
link this to DHSS areas presents 
few problems and elementary 
physical geography would allow us 
to build in other important factors 
such as wind chill, exposure, 
altitude etc. 

There are other dimensions to 
the problem- Housing type, size, 
and construction influence heat- 
retention and loss and we would 
need to know the critical threshold 
below which payments would be 

It is a source of some concern 
that those at risk from hypother- 
mia are put at greater risk because 
of an administrative failure to put 
into action systematic monitoring 
of relevant data and the closely 
associated alert mechanisms 
which would be transmitted to 
every local DHSS office. 

Yours faithfully. 


C. C. PARK, 




University of Lancaster, 
Department of Geography, 

February 28. 

Mr Churchill’s Bill 

From Mr Peter Phelan and Mr 
Tim Godfiay 

Sir, Your leader of February 24 
about the Obscene Publications 
(Protection of Children, etc) 
(Amendment) Bill very properly 
set warning bells ringing Mr 
Winston Churchill has now m a d e 
a detailed response, concentrating 
— as, to a large extent, did your 
own leader — on the broadcasting 
aspects of his Bifl. 

Our concern is the effect which 
the Bill in its present form would 
have on the publishing and dis- 
semination of many books and 
journals in the fields, among 
others, of sex and heahh educa- 
tion, medical science and art 
history and criticism. 

Mr Churchill has stated that it is 
not his intention to create a form 
of censorship for such publica- 
tions. And, indeed, they could not. 
by the wildest stretch of the 
imagination, be deemed obscene. 

Unfortunately, the “intentions” 
of those who propose legislation 
are frequently betrayed by • the 
actual words which finally make 

their way on to the statute book 1 
and the subsequent interpretation 
of those words by government 
departments and the courts. 

And there is nothing in the 
actual words now proposed which 
gives us any confidence at all that 
literary works of the kind de- 
scribed above and those who 
write, produce, sell — and indeed 
lend — them would not be pul at 
considerable risk. 

It is for these reasons that we 
have made a detailed submission 
to the House of Commons 
committee currently considering 
the BiU, urging that such threats to 
our freedoms to publish and to 
read should be removed before 
Parliament is asked to approve 
any proposed legislation in this 

Yours faithfully. 


(Deputy Secretary, 

The Publishers Association). • 


(Director, The Booksellers Associ- 

The Publishers Association. 

19 Bedford Square, WC1. 

February 27. 

Gospel to cities 

From Mr Christopher Hammond 
Sir, The threat of redundancy to St 
Culhbert’s, Philbeach Gardens 
(letter from Fr Vine, February 22) 
must be a matter of national 
concern, for this is one of the 
finest of all Victorian churches. 

Fr Vine suggests that the find- 
ings of the report, Faith in the 
City, would support the case for 
keeping the church open. How- 
ever, the fact is that this report 
says very little about church 
buildings, indeed the symbolic 
value of churches seems to be 
entirely unrecognised. 

In their preoccupation with 
temporal matters and pro- 
grammes of social reform the 
authors of Faith in the City have 
failed to see that churches such as 
St Cuth ben's fulfil a primary 
function merely by existing: that 
they are in themselves an act of 
worship and are perpetual remind- 

ers of spiritual values. To quote 
Dr W. F. Hook, the great nine- 
teenth-century Vicar of Leeds 
“they are standing sermons" — 
and this is>rrue not only for those 
who enter, but for those who pass 

A situation such as that in the 
Earl's Court area, which is par- 
alleled in so many other places, 
tests the commitment of the 
Church to the continuing 
presentation of the faith in the 
city, a commitment from which 
concern for social conditions must 
descend, and without which the 
programmes of reform as ad- 
vocated in Faith in the City must 
be judged in purely secular terms. 
Yours faithfully. 


2 Balmoral Terrace. 

Shaw Lane. 


West Yorkshire. 

February 24. 

Lost for words 

From Mr Martin Blocksidge 
Sir. As a teacher of English in a 
school which provides many 
university engineering students. 1 * 
should like to take issue with the 
six professors who (February 25) 
feel moved to write to you about 
the inadequate standards of En- 
glish amongst their undergrad- 

All undergraduates reading sci- 
ence or engineering in the univer- 
sities are required, in order to gain 
admission to any course, to pass 
an G-lcvcl examination called 
English Language. Whilst the 

npm unacTBrou™ v the panoa. ^ «Tt V does he not use the same requirements of examination 

diverting a stream thenaheence irrespective of the ? to avoid his responsibil- boards differ in detail and empha- 

necessary as a general rale. drainage arrangements and in the certification as c > c < hie cnhi,vi aimsvc invnii’M 

However the good news for Mr 

ihe views of foe doctor do not 

Green is that in mo« parts of 
Pembrokeshire, and mdeea 
many others pans of west waiesj 
an abstraction from underground 
strata would not require a whence 
because of an order made by toe 
former South West Wales Bivcr 

Again, even if that exemptio^ 
from a licence would not 
Green if he were to abstract water 
from a river or from a spnngtor 

use in foe pond and d die fish wed 

in the pond were to be used fortne 
table then an . abstraction licence 
would not be necessary as foe use 

hi$ farm buildings and disappear- 
ing into the sub-soil foe discharge 
Would require a discharge consent. 

If thai water were to pop up 
again as a stream on his land it 
would not itself require Mr Green 
to pay a charge for an abstraction 
licence as a licence would not be 
necessary in such circumstances. 
Yours faithfully. 


Welsh Water Authority, 

South Western Division, 
Hawthorn Rise. 

Haverfordwest, Dyfed. • 

coincide with those of foe patiem. 

This is just another example of 
the difficulty doctors have in 
weighing the interests of the 
. community .against foe wishes of 
the individual They must use 
their judgement to foe best of their 

Youre faithfully, 

Hill House. 

173 Stanmore Hill 


sis. this subject always involves 
tests in comprehension and com- 

In comprehension, not only is 
the understanding of foe detail of 
quite a complex passage required, 
but concise and consequential 
answers arc needed in the 
candidate’s own words, if he is to 
pass. Composition papers are 
specifically created to test the 
ability to use sophisticated and 
precise language. Errors of syntax 
and spelling are penalised. 

I suggest that the reasons why 
science or engineering students 
frequently find difficulty in using 
them own language are more 

complex. This country’s educa- 
tional system stresses 
specialisation, particularly at the 
post-CWevcl stage. A student who 
may. up to the age of 16. have 
written in a variety of modes every 
day of his school career, suddenly 
has the option to cease to do so. A 
student who opts for a mathemat- 
ical or scienti f c career at the age of 
16 -plus can hardly be blamed if his 
verbal skills atrophy, as to exercise 
them at any length has become 
unnecessary. This situation can 
remain, presumably, for several 

It might, therefore, be a better 
idea if foe university departments 
represented by your correspon- 
dents made it widely known that 
they would welcome to their 
courses students who had taken, 
along with their mathematics and 
science, courses in history, lit- 
erature or languages at advanced 
level. To specify, as entrance 
requirements, only mathematical 
and scientific subjects is to create 
the very situation which the 
professors deplore. 

Yours faithfully, 

The Royal Grammar School. 

High StrecL 


February 26. 

Economics of 
power stations 

From Mr P. E. ff’e/tt 
Sir. Mr Hall (February 21) sug- 
gests that recent falls in inter- 
national oil and coal prices make a 
new coal station more economic 
than Sizewell B, the pressurised 
water reactor proposed by the 
Central Electricity Generating 
Board. Thai is not so. 

Falls in the price of oil affect the 
economics of a new coal station 
and Sizewell B equally. Each 
would reduce the CEGB’s need to 
bum oil by a similar amount A 
fall in coal prices does improve the 
relative position of a new coal 
station, but in fan Sizewell B still 
remains the more economic 

Mr Hall quotes in support of his 
view studies made by the Cam- 
bridge Energy Research Group at 
the request of the Sizewell inquiry 
inspector, f have not been able to 
indentify the particular case he 
cites. i.e., oil and coal prices 
remaining at their 1981 levels in 
real terms. The CEGB did show- 
foe effect of constant fossil feel 
prices from 1982 and in all cases 
examined Sizewell B had an 
economic advantage over a new 
coal station. 

In the research group's exercises 
foe lowest set of forecasts for coal 
prices assumed a 40 percent fell in 
the real price of coal between 
1 980/8 1 and 1990, returning to the 
original level shortly after 2030. 
Even in this extreme case Sizewell 
B was more economic than a new 
coal station, so that the research 
group's exercises do not seem 
inconsistent with the present 
CEGB view. 

Incidentally, foe CEGB is not 
“continuing to place orders for foe 
Sizewell B station”. Design work 
is continuing, but work on main 
contracts must await the Secretary 
of State’s consent. The board has 
to be ready to start work on the 
station, if authorised, in order to 
help meet foe increasing demand 
for electricity and foe coming need 
to replace the first generation 
Magnox stations. 

Yours sincerely, 


Economic Adviser, 

Central Electricity Generating 

Sudbury House. 

15 Newgate Street, ECl. 

February 27. 

Police use of arms 

From Mr Norman Gunton 
Sir, The report you gave on 
February 24 of a secret report on 
police use of guns should stimu- 
late people to preserve the sensible 
but fast disappearing distinction 
between the Armed Services of foe 
Crown and other civil services. 

Too much is being asked of the 
policeman. The extent and 
complexity of law and of civil 
rights with which he is required to 
be expen is already beyond nor- 
mal human capacity. 

To be skilful and effective with 
weapons requires concentration 
and continuous training, for] 
which foe police do not have time, 
and attitudes and modes of behav- 
iour which do not fit with those 
required for beat work. 

The Armed Services provide 
teams on call to the police when 
explosives are found or appre- 
hended. The people who provide 
these services are very specially 
selected, trained and controlled by 
the Army and have only those 

The same arrangement should 
be made to meet any proper police 
requirement for armed support on 
two grounds — practicality and the 
need to preserve all the benefits to 
society and to policemen of our 
tradition of an unarmed police. 
Yours faithfully. 


5 Cole Road. 

Twicke nham. Middlesex. 

New schools for old 

From Mrs Susan Wood 
Sir, New exams, a revised sylla- 
bus, more direct-grant schools, a 
revamped voucher system — the 
ideas are endless in an effort to 
improve the educational stan- 
dards of this country. 

For my children, I am looking 
for a school with an adequate 
number of dedicated and highly 
motivated staff well qualified. 
highly respected and highly paid. 
Without this foundation the rest 
will crumble. 

Yours faithfully. 


33 Gills Hill, 

Radletu Hertfordshire. 

Relative value test 

From \lr Richard Chalkier 
Sir. Your correspondent. Mr R. J. 
Howes (February 27) might do 
well to reflect upon the level of 
overheads incurred by solicitors in 
private practice, c.g. rents, heat, 
light, rates, salaries, stationery, 
library, telephones, office equip- 
ment. etc. and the capital em- 
ployed by them, if he wishes to 
make a true and accurate compari- 

Yours faithfully. 


Invicia House, 

Pudding Lane. 

Maidstone. Kent. 

Mark of disfavour 

From Mr M. R. D. Foot 
Sir. Have you left your own files 
behind in New Priming House 
Square? You say today (February 
28) that the pound has never been 
lower in terms of the mark. Look 
up 1923, when it cost a thousand 
million marks to send a letter from 
Dusseidorf to London. 

Yours fejfofollv. 

M. R. D. FOOT. - 
45 Countess Road. NW5. 

February 28. 



MARCH 5 1S24 

The most noteworthy item of news 
in this four-page issue u.'as a 
paragraph announcing the 
formation of an institution which 

has survived to this day. Since 
then the National Lifeboat 
institution, (made Royal in 1$9S) 
has saved 1 13,000 lives. 

[Birth of the RNLI] 

A public meeting was yesterday 
held at the City of London Tavern, 
for the purpose of forming a 
National Institution, to be sup- 
ported by voluntary donations and 
subscriptions, for the preservation 
of life in cases of shipwreck on the 
coasts of the United Kingdom, and ; 
for affording assistance to persons 
rescued, and for conferring rewards 
on those who preserve their fellow- 
creatures from destruction: and ] 
also for granting relief to the 
destitute families of any who might 
unfortunately perish in attempting | 
to save the lives of others. His, 
Grace the Archbishop of Canter- 1 
bury took the chair, and explained 
the objects of the meeting, at the 
same time announcing that his I 
Majesty had been pleased to , 
become the Patron of the proposed 
institution. Several resolutions 
were then moved and agreed to, 
and the management of the affairs 
of the Institution committed to the 
can? of a committee of 40 gentle- 
men, with a Treasurer. Secretary, 
and Assistants. The Bishop of 
London, the Bishop of Chester, 
Mr. Wilberforce. Mr. Manning, 
and Captain Manhy, in moving 
some of the resolutions, warmly 
eulogized the objects of the Institu- 
tion. Subscriptions to a consider- 
able amount were announced as 
already received, and further s ums 
were subscribed at the table. The 
meeting was but thinly attended, 
which was attributed to the short- 
ness of the notice given for holding 
it, as well as to the active canvass 
going on for the East India 

News may have been scarce but 
advertisements flourished; among 
them the following wares and 
panaceas : 

[Advertisement.]— PINDIN’S 
Metallic Springs, 200, Fleet- 
street.— GAWAN and Co. beg to 
inform the Public, that the follow- 
ing is from C. Everest, of 
Farningham. Kent, dated Septem- 
ber 3. 1823:— “I have to state for 
your satisfaction, that the Truss 1 
had from you about two years ago 
has perfectly cured me; and al- 
though subject to the most labori- 
ous exercise, have for some time 
leit it off: much good resulted from 
wearing it at nights. I have further 
to add, the one my father had 
answers very welL and there is no 
doubt of his being cured." (Adver- 
tisement.]— TOWERS’S TONIC 
PILLS are an invaluable remedy in 
cases of bilious derangement, nau- 
sea. loss of appetite, head-ache, 
giddiness or dizziness, and for the 
other various symptoms which 
originate in a weakened state of the 
digestive organs. They do not 
contain a particle of mercury or 
. antimony, and their operation is 
usually so gentle, as scarcely to 
appear the effect of a medicine. 

| Advertisement.] —ATKINSON'S 
BEAR'S GREASE for the growth 
of hair.— Caution.— J. ATKINSON 
respectfully informs the public, 
that though his BEAR'S GREASE 
is sold by most respectable perfum- 
ers in London, there are still a 
number of little shops that sell an 
imitation, and some say it is nis: 
some of these imitations are only- 
lard. marrow, &c„ and are sold as 
low as Is. 

Gospel to cities 

Front the Archdeacon of Middle- 

Sir. The Rev John Vine (February 
22) has chosen to outline foe 
problem faced by him and his 
parochial church council in a letter 
to you. 

The facts are that St Cuthbert’s. 
PbuOeach Gardens, was inad- 
equately repaired after the last war 
and proper maintenance since 
then has been beyond the means 
of the congregation. Now a serious 
crisis has arisen over the roof! 

The report. Faith in the City, 
reminds us of questions too long 
left unasked about what ministry 
is appropriate in an area like Earls 
Court and whai resources should 
be made available to support it. 

It would be quite irresponsible 
to encourage the spending of 
public fends on one of four 
churches in the area before these 
questions have been asked and 

Fr Vine is wrong to say that “foe 
Archdeacon of Middlesex insists 
that St Cuthbert’s assets should be 
sold up”. I have no authority to 
make such a statement, nor would 
it achieve anything. 

What I must do is encourage alt 
the churches in the area to 
consider together the require- 
ments for mission and ministry' in 
the light of the available resources, 
and to plan for is no 
longer acceptable to think only of 
the maintenance of church build- 
ings, even if they have some 
architectural merit 
No doubt we will all quote Faith 
in the City in support of what we 
want to do. The test will be if we 
can really as a Church make the 
change from maintenance to mis- 

Yours faithfully. 

1 2 St Ann’s Villas. Wll. 

Staying power 

From Mrs Olive Fowler 
Sir. With longevity of news value 
todav von might be interested to 
know that in 19 1 5. at the age of 1 L 
1 acquired a goat and soon 
graduated to a pedigree Jersey cow 
called Icemaiden. So I have been 
making butter for 70 years. 



Snakes Harbour.Cowfola. 

'V-* I Jihd 








March -J: His Excellencj Mon- 
sieur Jean Wagner was received 
in audience by Queen Elizabeth 
The Queen Mother and The 
Prince of Wales. Counsellors of 
Siaic acting on behalf of The 
Queen, and presented the Let- 
ters of Recall of his predecessor 
and his own Letters of Credence 
as Ambassador Extraordinary 
and Plenipotentiary from 
Luxembourg to the Court of St 

His Excellency was accompa- 
nied by the following member of 
the Embassy, who had the 
honour of being presented to 
Her Majesty and His Royal 
Highness: Monsieur Raymond 
Petit (First Secretary I. 

Madame Wagner had the 
honour of being received by- 
Queen Elizabeth The Queen 
Mother and The Prince of 

Sir Antony Acland (Perma- 
nent Under Secretary of State 
for Foreign and Commonwealth 
A (fairs >. w ho had the honour of 
being received by Her Majesty 
and His Royal Highness, was 
present and the Gentlemen of 
the Household in Waiting were 
in attendance. 

The Honourable Sir Eustace 
Gibbs had the honour of being 
received by Queen Elizabeth 
The Queen Mother and The 
Pnncc of Wales. Counsellors of 
State acting on behalf of The 
Queen, upon relinquishing his 
appointment as Vice-Marshal of 
the Diplomatic Coips and deliv- 
ered up to Her Majesty and His 
Royal Highness the Chain of 

Queen Elizabeth The Queen 
Mother and The Prince of 
Wales. Counsellors of State 
acting on behalf of The Queen, 
received Mr Justice Turner 
upon his appointment as a 
justice of the High Court of 
Justice. Her Majesty conferred 
upon him the honour of Knight- 

Queen Elizabeth The Queen 
Mother and The Prince of 
Wales. Counsellors of State 
acting on behalf of The Queen, 
received Mr Justice OgnaJl upon 
his appointment as s Justice of 
the High Court of Justice. Her 
Majesty conferred upon him the 
honour of Knighthood. 

The Princess Anne. Mrs Mark 
Phillips. Patron of The Home 
Farm Trust, this morning 
opened an Exhibition of 
Craft work at St Mary's-ai-Lam- 
beth Church. London. 

Miss Victoria Legge-Bourke 
was in attendance. 

Her Royal Highness this after- 
noon at Buckingham Palace 
received The President of the 
Republic of Sicrre Leone. 

The Princess Anne. Mrs Marfc 
Phillips. Patron of the British 
School of Osteopathy, this eve- 
ning attended a reception at the 
Mansion House. London, where 

Her Roval Highness was re- 
ceived by the Right Hon the 
Lord Mayor (Sir Allan Davis). 

Lieutenant-Colonel Peter 
Gibbs was in attendance. 

gramme, at the Empire Theatre, 
Leicester Square. London. 


Mrs George West and Mr 
David Roy croft were in atten- 

March 4: The Duke of Glouces- 
ter this afternoon presented the 
Pollution Abatement Technol- 
ogy Award 1985 at the Royal 
Society of Arts, London. In the 
evening His Royal Highness 
opened an exhibition of the 
history and work of the Royal 
College of Physicians at the 
Slock Exchange'. London. 

Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Simon 
Bland was in attendance. 

The Duchess of Gloucester 
was present this evening at a 
Fashion Gala given by The 

Sportsman's .Aid Society, in aid 
of the Children's Heart Unit, 
Guy's Hospital, at Guildhall, 

Mrs Euan McCorquodale was 
in attendance. 

The Prince and Princess of 
Wales will visit Japan from May 

The Prince of Wales. President 
of Business in the Community, 
will visit the Aberdeen Enter- 
prise Trust. Willow-bank House. 
Aberdeen, on Mareh 14. 

A memorial service for Robert 
Fraser will be held today at St 
Mary's on Paddington Green at 

A memorial service for Sir 
Ronald Wales will be held at St 
Lawrence Jewry-next- 
Guildhall. London. EC2. on 
Tuesday, March 25, 1986. at 

Forthcoming marriages 

Mr R.G. Ford 
and Miss E.A. Belmont 
The engagement is announced 
between Richard, elder son of 
Sir Edward^ and the Hon Lady 
Ford, of Canal House. 
Blomficld Road. London, W9. 
and Elisa, only daughter of Mr 
and Mrs Michael Belmont, of 
Gaum Mill. Standlakc. Oxford- 

Mr C.E. Arthur 
and Miss A.L. Connor 
The engagement is announced 
between Charles, youngest son 
of Dr and Mrs W.D. Arthur, of 
Wellingborough. Northampton- 
shire. and Amanda, eldest 
daughter of Mr and Mrs T.E. 
Connor, of Carbis Bay. Corn- 

Mr P.H.O. Dixon 
and Miss G. Fitzgerald 
The engagemem is announced 
between Peter, son of Mr and 
Mrs J.A. Dixon, of the Barbican 
and Horsham, and Gayle, 
daughter of Mrs M. Fitzgerald, 
of Seattle. Washington State. 
Ltaited States. 

Mr M.N. Harris 
and Miss SJ. King 
The engagement is announced 
between Mark, son of Mr and 
Mrs Richard M.N. Harris, of 
Cheltenham, and Sarah, daugh- 
ter of Mr Paul W. King and Mrs 
Ruth L. King, of Norwich. 

Mr W.A. Johnston 
and Miss M.K. Simpson 
The engagement is announced 
between William, son of Mr 
P.DJ. Johnston, of Chelsea, and 
Mrs G.J. Johnston, of Battersea, 
and Miranda, daughter of Mr 
and Mrs J.M. Simpson, of 
Grctton. Gloucestershire. 

Dr A-J. Lenox-Smith 
and Miss M-E. Cooper 

The engagement is announced 
between Alan, eldest son of Dr 
and Mrs I. Lenox-Smith. of 
Welwyn. Hertfordshire, and 
Mary, daughter of Mr and Mrs 
G. Curtis, of Welwyn Garden 
City. Hertfordshire. 

Mr G.E. Ramsden 
and Mrs J.S.S. Wynn 


Mr A.M. Grade 
and Miss JA. Cleland 

The marriage took place on 
Saturday. Mareh I. in London, 
between Mr Antony Mark 
Grade, son of the late Mr Leslie 
Grade and of Mrs Audrey 
Grade, of Hampstead. London, 
and Stc Maxime. France, and 
Miss Julia Amanda Cleland, 
daughter of Mr and Mrs James 
Michael Cleland, of Cambridge. 

Mr C. Hollander 
and Miss H. Pilley 

The marriage of Mr Charles 
Hollander and Miss Heather 
Pilley took place in Cambridge 
on Saturday, February 22. 


The following scholarships have 

been awarded for I*)Sh: 

Fir?" xcar « hoU^rna 
lAMidru Preparatory Sc nool’: second 
vcw -wrhotarsliip' uurtonf Harken 
ilnlprnallotMl ScMXH of L “*ftT l K ,u , r S£ 
third year vhotarthlp K-* 

iQurfiiv-MKii. sixlli form scholanlUP- 
Fiona Taylor iOucwl?woodl: music 
scholarship - Janire Tsui 
i Owens wood': Wlnlfrwl Turner tte- 
n Me— i open music scholarship. Joanxu 
Neaic iHtflh March school'. 

Institute of 



Siuh form scholarships have 

PTMfluor PW Andcnon. of Prlnr**- 
lon university. US. and ProCnsor 
Abdus Sa karri, of Imperial CoUeee. 
London (.Wimtly. luir been ejected 
honorary fellow- of the institute. 

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March 4: Queen Elizabeth The 
Queen Mother was present this 
evening at an industrial Soiree 
at ihe Royal Society. 

Lady Angela Oswald and Sir 
Martin Gilliat were in atten- 

Lady Angela Oswald has suc- 
ceeded Lady Jean Rankin as 
Lady-in-Waiting to Her Maj- 

Variety Club of Great Britain 
Miss Jane Russell was the guest 
or honour at a luncheon given 
bv the Variety Club of Great 
Britain at the Savoy Hotel 
\estcrday. Mr Harry Goodman, 
chief barker, presided and the 
other speakers were Mr Frank 
Carson. Mr Ron Moody. Miss 
Claire Rayner and Miss Angela 
Rippon. .Among those present 

March 4: The Prince of Wales. 
Colonel-in-Chief. 2nd King Ed- 
ward VH's Own Goorkhas (The 
Sirmoor Rifles) this morning 
received Lieutenant-Colonel 
Richard Venning on assuming 
command of the 1st Battalion. 

His Roval Highness, Patron, 
The British Film Institute, this 
afternoon at Kensington Palace 
presented a British Film In- 
stitute Fellowship to Mr Akiro 

The Prince of Wales. Patron, 
the African Medical and Re- 
search Foundation. Untied 
Kingdom, accompanied by The 
Princess of Wales, this evening 
attended the premiere of the 
film Out of Africa, in aid of the 
AMREF Child Survival Pro- 



The Speaker and Mrs Weatherill 
gave a dinner in Speaker's 
House yesterday evening in 
honour of Dr Philipp Jenninger. 
President of the Bundestag. The 
Ambassador of the Federal 
Republic of Germany and Bar- 
oness von Wechmar were 
present. The other guests in- 

Medical student Jennifer Stott masquerading as hamburger and chips, while a cow played 
bv fellow student Michael Pearson looks on, much to the delight of five-year-old patient 
Julian Cassar. It was all to raise money for the St George's Hospital, London, scanner 

appeal (Photograph Tim Bishop). 

Sale room 

Top price for table top 

HM Government 
Mr Tim Renton. Minister of 
State for Foreign and Common- 
wealth Affairs, was host at a 
dinner last night at Lancaster 
House given In honour of the 
Syrian Foreign Minister, Mr 
Farouk al-Shara", 
Pharmaceutical Society of Great 

The President of the 
Pharmaceutical Society of Great 
Britain. Dr Geoffrey Booth, 
presided at a dinner at the 
society's headquarters. Lambeth 
High Street. SE1. last night. Mr 
Anthony R. Barrowclough. QC. 
Health Service Commissioner 
for England. Wales and Scot- 
land. also spoke. 

Royal Institution of Chartered 

Mr P.D. Orchard-Lisle. Presi- 
dent of the Royal Insiiuiion of 
Chartered Surveyors, presided 
at the annual dinner held last 
night at the Hilton hotel. Field 
Marshal Sir John Sunier and 
Mr Tom Tickell also spoke. 
Society' of Lincoln's Inn 
On Wednesday, February 26, 
1986. the Treasurer and Masters 
of the Bench of the Society of 
Lincoln’s Inn dined in amity 
with the Treasurer and Masters 
of the Bench of the Society of the 
Middle Temple in the Great 
Hall at Lincoln's Inn. 

A bidding battle between 
two dealers sent the {nice of a 
painted majolica table top 
spiralling to £46,200 (estimate 

By Geraldine Norman, Sale Room Corresondent 

between £400-£600) for a Castel mated. Only Nymphenburg's 
wice of a Durante albarello of the mid- famous senes of Com media 
ible top seven tenth century. del' Arte figures have previ- 

[ estimate The most important piece ously been known to secure 

£8,000-£i 2,000} at Sotheby's of Spanish faience was secured 
yesterday. It is by far the by a Spanish state institution 

highest price ever recorded at 
auction for a Castelli piece. 

The table top dates from 
around 1760 and is painted 
with Moorish and European 
hunting scenes inside elabo- 
rate rococo cartouches. Most 
unusually, it is signed by one 
of the great faience and porce- 
lain painters of the day, 
Francesco Saverio II Maria 
Grue (1731-1799). 

The extraordinary quality 
of the piece and the rare 
signature made both compet- 
ing dealers determined to 
carry off the prize. Robert 
Williams, of London, howev- 
er. vanquished his Italian 
competitor in the end. 

There was plenty of compe- 
tition for the majolica, and 
middle quality pieces were 
selling much better than last 
year. The Science Museum 
bad to pay £1,078 (estimate 

though Sotheby’s were not 
dear immediately after the 
sale which one. 

This was a late fifteenth 

century Hispano Moresque selling better than last year but 

aquamanile, or water jug, at _ 
£15.400 (estimate £6,000- 
£8,000). It is one of only four {L 
known and the best example 

Known ana me rest example Wore failed to attract a 

in terms of condition, decora- bii Xhe hunger of ^ 

(estimate £5,000-£8,000) - an 
auction price record for a 

a bear made £7,040 (estimate 

A Nymphenburg figure of recently on the market The 
n egg-seller, finely painted, sale of Continental ceramics 


British Optical Association 
, Foundation 

The fourth George Giles me-, 
mortal lecture will be delivered 
today for the British Optical 
.Association Foundation at 5.45 
for 6pm in the Hemngham HalL 
Regent's College, ro mark World 
i Opromctry Day 1986. The lec- 
ture will be given by Professor 
Richard L Gregory. Professor 
j of Neuropsychology and Direc- 
tor of Brain and Perception 
Laboratory. Bristol University, 
j His subject will be “What goes 
on behind the retina?" 

Hume attacks efforts 
to convert young Jews 

By Clifford Longley, Religions Affairs Correspondent 

The engagement is announced 
between George, younger son of 
Mr and Mrs James Ramsden. of 
Old Sleningfond Hall. Ripon, 
Yorkshire, and Jane, .elder 
daughter of ihe Rev William 
and Mrs Thompson, of Oxnam 
Manse. Jedburgh, Roxbu/gb-v 

Sir Sigmund 

The Cardinal Archbishop of 
Westminster, assisted by the 
Bishop in West London, pre- 
sided at the induction and 
investiture held yesterday in 
Westminster Cathedral Hall of 
Sir Sigmund Sternberg as a 
Knight Commander of the 
Pontifical Equestrian Order of 
St Gregory the Great. Among 
those present were: 

The Lord Chancellor, the Duke 

of Norfolk, the Righ Rev Lord 
Coggan. the Chief Rabbi, Mgr 
Rino Passigato and Dr Isaac 

Benenden School 

As a result of the scholarship 
examinations the following 


The following have been elected 

Cardinal Basil Hume yester- 
day repudiated "ill-conceived 
and insensitive" efforts by 
Christian missionaries in Brit- 
ain to convert Jews. But 
Christians were bound to pro- 
claim unceasingly that "Christ 
is the way, the truth, and the 

This was the cardinal's mea- 
sured answer to demands 
from the Jewish community 
that Christian leaders should 
condemn the activities of 
missionaries who are active 
among young Jews, particular- 
ly in some universities. He 
deplored attempts at "aggres- 
sive and systematic 
indoctrination", particularly 
among Jews who were young 
and vulnerable. 

Jewish community leaders 
have been trying to persuade 
Cardinal Hume, the Archbish- 
op of Canterbury, Dr Roben 
R untie, and other senior 
churchmen to issue a joint 
statement against Protestant 
missionaries engaged in these 

In fact Cardinal Hume's 
church has not been involved, 
as Jewish leaders have recog- 
nized. It is understood, how- 
ever. that Cardinal Hume felt 
he could not deny the princi- 
ple of missionary work, while 
disapproving of some forms of 

He was speaking at the 
investiture, attended by the 
Chief Rabbi. Sir Immanuel 
Jacobovitz. of Sir Sigmund 
Sternberg, chairman of the 

f U- -V 

Birthdays today 

and Sternberg: 
■e honour. 

International Council of 
Christians and Jews, as a 
Knight Commander of the 
Pontifical Equestrian Order of 
St Gregory the Great. 

The knighthood, awarded 
by Pope John Paul II in 
recognition of Sir Sigmund's 
lifelong work for Christian 
Jewish relations, was a rare 
honour for a Jew, the cardinal 

Cardinal Hume said the 
Roman Catholic Church repu- 
diated all forms of 
antisemitism, and he person- 
ally regarded the Nazi Holo- 
caust- the Sboah - as the most 
shameful episode in human 
history. Christians had to 
acknowledge unconditionally 
the religious debt they owed to 
the Jews. 

St Andrew's School. 
Woking, 1937/1986 

as scholars: 
Art lt*+: u 

Lucy R.E. Butler 'Croydon 

Latest wills 

The Council of the Institute of 
Physics has made the following 
awards for 1986: 

Music 1 6 + Helen R.I Edqar iShene 
School. Easj fifteen’, v.n. Jones 
iFrlary Grange Comprehcn»\e 
School. Lichfield i . 

AM 13 + . J.P. Goodwin 
iWimUnham Hoior School, wash- 
lug tom. p.C-J. Wrlghl lAldro. 
Shackleford i. 

Music ts+: K.S G -Jaraot The 
Prebendal School. Chichester], J-A.D. 
McOran Campbell iCaldlcott. 
Famham Roy all 

Mrs Elaine Blond, of Maryle- 
bone. London, last surviving 
child of Michael Marks, founder 
of Marks and Spencer, left estate 
valued at £4.820. 605 net- She 
left one of her paintings by 
Pissarro to charity, another to 
the Friends of the Art Museums 

of Israel and a third to Lord Sieff 
of Brimpton. 

Mr Thomas Frederick 
Homi-able, of Great Maplestead, 
Essex, left estate valued at 
£5.636.066 nek He left his 
property mostly to his wife and 

Worley. Mr Benjamin William, 
of Torquay - £232.530 

EnsUjeertmp JWC Burgess. 

Supply and Secretariat: awn Ward- 
Instructor: NF Bradshaw, wm 
W aret-house. Sj Bales and CM Woodn. 

wSSutiJ^. dj SScKTwoSE 

Science report 

Parasitic disease threatens oyster beds 

By Pearce Wright, Science Editor 

Commercial production of 
oysters in Britain is threat- 
ened by tbe appearance of a 
parasitic disease unknown in 
waters surrounding the United 

Tbe emergence of tbe organ- 
ism is particularly disappoint- 
ing for marine biologists who 
have seen a steady improve- 
ment over the past few years of 
i oyster beds, after the introduc- 
tion of new strains and innova- 
tions in the control of stocks. 

The new invader is classed 
as a haplosporidian with the 

name Bonamia ostea. 

— It has severely damaged 
shellfish beds over the past 
four years. The organism ap- 

pears to be the most virulent of 
bouts of Infection that since 
tbe 1970s have affected oyster 

colonies periodically in Eu- 

Indications that a foreign 
strain of infection was spread- 
ing to waters in the Channel 
and the North Sea were first 
seen in France between 1979 
and 1982. Tbe severe destruc- 
tion occurred in some of the 
major production areas of the 
Dutch coast between 1980 and 

Progress of the disease has 
been monitored by scientist of 
the Ministry of Agriculture, 
Fisheries and Food, which has 
applied strict controls on the 

import and movement of sus- 
pect stocks of oyster and then- 

Nevertheless, the micro- 
scopic protozoon entered Brit- 
ish waters at least four years 
ago. Tbe first recorded inci- 
dent was in a creek on the 
Rive: Fal in Cornwall in 1982, 
from which it became estab- 
lished over a small area. The 
Fal incident was donbley seri- 
ous because tbe river is used a$ 
a source of young stocks for 
East Coast beds, as well as 
direct supply of edible shell- 

By the time the infection 
became apparent, young oys- 
ter stocks had been trans- 

ously been known to secure 
prices in this range.. A 
Nymphenburg fisherman, 
more clumsily painted, sold 
roughly as predicted at £8.250 
(estimate £S,000-£7.000) 

Middle quality Meissen wast 

a group of exceptionally fine 
pieces which had been 
through auction only a few 
years before failed to attract a 

J| 0 " * 5 *. ^”8 “ market for -tah“*w<tav£ 

fhe ^^German 6 c- tnderiined by two similar lots. 


Latest appointments include:... , 
Mr Norman Ward -Jones to be 
Chairman of the Gaming Board 
for three months, in succession 
to the late Sir Anthony Rawlin- 

Mr Jeremy High, housemaster 
of Felsted School, to be Head- 
master of Bern bridge School. 
Isle of Wight, from September, 
in succession to Mr R.L. 

Sir David Cairns. 84: Admiral 
Sir Simon Cassels. 58: the Ear! 
of Crawford and Baicarres. 59: 
Sir Frank Figgurcs. 76; Professor 
C.P. Fitzgerald, 84; Mr Rex 
Harrison, 78; Mr Anthony 
Hedges. 55; Archbishop Bruno 
Heim, 75; Sir John Marshall, 
CH, 74; Lord Marshall of Gor- 
ing. 54; Sir Derek Mitchell, 64; 
Sir Jack Rumbold. 66; Mr 
Howard Thomas. 77; Mr Barry 
Tuckwell. 55; Mr Des Wilson, 

All old boys and girls of St 
Andrew’s who have not received 
a newsletter and invitation are 
asked to contact the Head- 
master. St Andrew’s School. 
HorselL Woking, Surrev, GU21 

ferred to some sites on the 
Essex coast. 

Research by ministry scien- 
tists shows that the parasite is 
not easily detectable until the 
molluscs are almost dead, and 
this gives the organism time to 
become established in tbe 
sediments. Infected stocks are 
usually destroyed, and the 
beds are left fallow for several 
season, because tbe spores 
take years to become inactive. 

A strategy being tried by the 
scientist is to cultivate an 
unusual species for British 
waters called Crassostria gi- 
gas , which tends to have 
higher yields. 



Influence on contemporary 

Dr Hugh Jolly. MD. FRCP, 
who died yesterday at the age 
of 67, was a paediatrician who 
wielded influence over a gen- 
eration of modern parents 
through his books, notably the 
. Book of Child Core, and 
through broadcasting and 
journalism. . 

For several years in the 
1970s as The Times 
paediatrician his regular col- 
umn roved over every aspect 
of child care, often provoking 
lively exchanges from dissent- 
ers from his news. These 
articles were collected and 
published as a book. Common 
Sense about Babies and Chil- 
dren in 1973. 

Jolly, often referred to as 
“Britain's answer to Dr 
Spock”. always however dis- 
claimed that there were fixed 
rules about child care, prefer- 
ring to give scope to the rule of 
commoDsense in the home. 

He was Physician in Charge 
of the Paediatric Department 
at Glaring Cross Hospital, 
London, from 1965 to 1984, 
remaining a Consulting 
Paediatrician thereafter. 

Hugh R- Joltv was was bom 
on May 5. 1918, and educated 
at Marlborough and Sidney 
Sussex College, Cambridge, 
before completing his medical 
training at the London Hospi- 

After house posts in London 
hospitals during the war he 
served as a Captain in the 
RAMC from 1944 to 1947, 
coming back to London for 

three years at the Hospital for 
Sick Children, Great Ormond 

In 1951 he went to Plym- 
outh as a Consultant 
Paediatrician and immediate- 
ly instituted the remedy for 
one of the faults which had 
struck him in London hospi- 
tals - namely miserly visiting 
hours for the parents of sick 
children. Within two days of 
his arrival his unit at Plym- 
outh enjoyed completely unre- 
stricted visiting and in the ten 
years he was there he did 

much to restructure paediatric 
attitudes in South ■ Devon 

He then spent some tune m . 
Africa where he was Professor 
of Paediatrics at the UniwtisH •’ . 
ly College of Ibadan; Nigeria, 
1961-62, and Visiting Profes- 
sor of Child Health. Ghana 
Medical School, 1965-67.. • . 

Jn 1965 he settled again in v 
London and began the king 
association with the Qtaring . 
Cross Hospital which was to 
prove so fruitful. Although an. 
acknowledged expert in 
paediatric endocrinology with 
a special interest in the study 
of children of indeterminate " 
sex. Jolly’s greatest conirfijo- 
tion to child health was . m ' 
teaching both students and the 
general public. 

His skill as a communicator . 
through his many books, , 
broadcasting and journalism ._ 
was legendary, and the Book of 
Child Care (1975) became an ; 
international best seller, being ^ 
sold in translation in countries ; 
as far away as Japan, and * 
running through a number of 

He retained his interest in 
tropical paediatrics and was a - 
consultant at the Liverpool 
School of Tropical Medictae. 

Throughout h» life he. was 
supported by his wife. Geral- 
dine, also a distinguished ■ 
doctor. They' had two sons and >■ 
one daughter. - . ; ^ 


lories were again very much in A Meissen Wochnerinnen 

demand. A Schrezheim fa- terrine, cover and stand sold 
ience turtle secured £12,100 for £15,950 (estimate £6,000- 


£ 8 . 000 ) while an extremely 
rare Bo tiger ecuelle and cover. 

faience turtle - while a Wurz- of similar form and similar 
burg white porcelain figure of date, was offered at £4,200 and 

attracted no bid. The second, 
much rarer piece had been 

an egg-seller, finely painted, sale of Continental ceramics 
made £27,500 where only totalled £468.490 with 18 per 
£5,000*£8.000 had been esti- cent left unsold. 

Ding Lmg, China's most 
celebrated woman novelist, 
and a veteran communist 
revolutionary and fighter for 
women’s rights in her country, 
died yesterday in Peking at the 
age of 81. 

She made her reputation as 
a writer of some of the best 
Chinese fiction in the 1920s 
and 1930s and her commit- 
ment to revolutionary princi- 
ples carried her to a Stalin 
Prize in 1952. 

But she fell dramatically 
from favour in 1957, and for 
the next twenty years little was 
heard of her until her rehabili- 
tation in 1979. 

Ding Ling was bom Cbiang 
Pin-chin in Hunan province 
on October 12, 1904, but was 
always known by her pseud- 

W : 

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•*A J,. * •" ; ■ 

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At the outbreak of the Sino- 
Japanese War she went to the 
front as a secretary with the 


Mr Richard A. Hoffman to be 
joint registrar for the districts of 
Bangor, Caernarfon. Conwy and 
Colwyn. Llangefni. Porthmadog 
and Rhyl county courts and 
joint district registrar in the 
district registry of the High 
Court at Bangor. Caenarfon and 
I Rhyl, from April i. 

oaym. She weal to Shanghai army and her creative life gave 
University where she began plac 4 10 political activity. 

Royal Navy ; 

promotions ] 

The following lieutenants on the 1 
supplementary lisa are pro- 1 
moled to lieutenant commander ! 
from March 1: 

writing as a student. There she what she ■ 
lived with a communist poet, nol ^ ( 
Hu Yepim whomsheborea work , ^ 
son. and through him had her ^es and a 
first contact with revolution- notice a r 

t ^ , earned ha 
But the apparent safety of 5940 ^ 
the foreign concession in 
Shanghai was illusory; in 1 93 1 Nevertr 

Hu was arrested by Chiang Po 

Kai-shek’s security police and P“ n ‘f t n 
executed. ,ls jhed & 1 

Two years later Ding was sHcwed to 
arrested, too, and imprisoned ~^? I0n 
by the Kuomintang in Nan- irizewuc 
king. But in 1936 she escaped * ]er ft)r 1 
and, disguised as a Manchu- ^anggan i 
dan soldier, escaped to Peking communu 
before making her way to northern ( 
Communist-held Yan’an, Soon, 
where she married the journal- charges of 
isi and actor, Chen Ming, in anti-party 
1937. elled at hi 

By this stage her reputation was denoi 
as a writer had already been revolution 
established, through her novel year she w 
about the condition of Chi- party anc 
nese women, Mrs Shafei's rights as ai 
D/un\ which appeared' in Thereaf 
1928. F lood{ 1933), a novel of seldom n 
group hfe, was hailed by ftnprisone 
communists as a masterpiece a! Revolu 
of proletarian literature. and afim 

These, and her short stories, in tbe cou 
though tending occasionally to But in 1 
sensationalism, were an hon- of all the 
est attempt to deal with such and at a sr 
subjects as sexual incompati- congress o 
bihty and the problems afflict- tuals of t 
ing personal relationships regret lha 
conducted against a back- ti on of 1 
ground of political turmoil deprived c 
and internecine strife. r-art »,«■ u 

What she wrote thereafter was, 
not of the quality of her earlier 
work, but certain critical sto- 
ries and articles came to the 
notice of Mao Tse-tung and 
earned her official censure in 

Nevertheless she was given * 
official posts when the Com- 
munist republic was estab- 
lished and in 1952 - was 
allowed to travel to the Soviet 
Union to receive the Stalin 
Prize which had been awarded 
to her for Sun shines over the- 
Sanggan Rher, a novel about . 
communist land reform in 
northern China. 

Soon, however, fresh 
charges of 'individualism and 
ami-party feeling' were lev- 
elled at her and in 1957 she 
was denounced as a countcr- 
r evolutions ry.In tbe following 
year she was expelled from the 
party and deprived of her 
rights as an author and citizen. 

Thereafter her name was 
seldom mentioned; she was 
imprisoned during the Cultur- 
al Revolution for five, years 
and afterwards sent to labour 
in tbe countryside. 

But in 1979 she was cleared ■ 
of all tbe char g es against her 
and at a speech at the national . 
congress of artists andiateflec- 
tu als of that year, expressed, 
regret that an entire genera- 
tion ' of Chinese had been 
deprived of the opportunity to 
read her books. 



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A friend writes: 

Lieutenant Colonel Hum- 
phrey Guinness died on Feb- 
ruary 10 aged 83. 

He joined the Royal Scois 
Greys in 1923 in India, in 
those days ihe nursery for 
young polo players. 

Already established as a 
great bail-game player having 
been Keeper or Racquets at 
Eton, a brilliant squash player 
and extremely good ai tennis, 
he eventually achieved the 
nine-goal polo handicap, sec- 
ond highest in Eugiand- 

He played as back for Great 
Bmatn in the Westchester 
Cup matches in 1930 at 
Meadow Brook and 1936 at 
Hurtingham, and in that year 
he was a member of the 
British Army team that won 
the silver medal at the Berlin 
Olympic Games. 

The war came and he 
regretfully left the regiment to 
take command of the Royal 
Armoured Corps training de- 
pot at Abbassia. 

After the war he married 
Gladys and settled at Badmin- 

ton. He continued to play polo 
for England with Gerald Bald- 
ing. John Laltin and Peter 
Dollar. I will remember him 
ro hbbfack helmet on Archie . 
Davids veteran chestnut 
pony. Cigarette, their com- 
bined agp was 75. 

There was another side to 
Humphrey, he was a student 
of history and palming He 
had the most cha rming old : 

au» give us tbeftdp we • 

so desperately need iu oar 

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fiwfcy’f ^efC^: competitive- recruit-. 
inimt business client loyalty cannot be 

^ r .'r-bpugtfc It; Jwis &e ^earned. - ‘ 

has endured over the jreare to become a 
■ byword for continuity mat business marked 
\by.d»nge andsWftingrdationships. .1 

Well over three quartersof our current 
■ assignments come from clients 1 who have 
already used Senior Secretaries or have 
_ been recommended to do so by existing 
, clients: 

We must be doing something right! 

v ; i 

(•Ve're on our third FR agency but our vows 
to; Senior Secretaries are sacred. 9 

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needing a Personal Assistant 
.who. has confidence, maturity 
and savoir fare; You wilt be 
involved in. fashion shows, 
helping the models and liais- 
ing with trie designers. This is 
a waned and rewarding pos- 
ition if you are aged 24 -k 
S hills 90/60. Size 10/12.- ' 
Telephone 01-499 0092 



RnnoiM Qmmnfe I 



£10,000 negotiable 

Involvement e (tie hey word for 
. the excrUng position working m 
a small PR/martetmg consultancy 
vi El. 

.You will be part of a young, 
dynamic team who are respon- 
sible tor promoting the Docklands 

Enthusiasm, initiative and a smart 
presentation will be essential 
when dealing with a wide variety 
of clients. Accurate s/h. typing and 
knowtedge of WP are required. 
Age 21/27 

Telephone 01-606 1611 



feioonml Cixnuuab I 



Diplomacy, integrity and sound 
educational background are 
needed for the unique oppor- 
tunity. Ycui will work tor two top 
international management con- 
sultants who connect at the 
very highest defence levels. If 
you have outgrown your first 
secretarial post and have fast, 
accurate typing, together with 
the abifity to take on boaid all 
the diverse lesponsibilihes lor 
arranging seminars, presen- 
tations and itineraries - call us 
now. Age 21 + . Salary £3.500. 

Telephone 01-589 4422 





We challenge any f^ueutry 
however gpod nol id benetrf tram 
our One Day Course. 'Manage- 
ment Thinkir^loi Seaplanes' on 
19th March, and repeated on 
30th April. Quaked business 
studies expens will help secre- 
taries attending the course to- 
wards a better awareness of the 
management function and their 
own (Ole within it The course writ 
be held at die St. James s Court 
Hotel and the touts* lee of £175 
+ £26 25 VAT includes morning 
coffee, lunch and attemcon tea A 
modest, tax deductible invest- 
ment which could produce a 
handsome dividend Only a few 
vacanoes are left tor both dales 
so secure a place NM. Ring 
Elizabeth Moon today on 
01-499 0092 




This dynamic and social City PR company needs a lively and 
enthusiastic secretary to work in the corporate team. You must have 
initiative and the ability to handle variety ano pressure without a 
flinch. It would be adwntage-oiA to have European languages. 
Necessary skills are 90 60 with WP p Off# 

experience. Age 21 -'27 Salary circa SPfMAT fiSS 

£8.500 witn review in 3 months. _ vTvIUvl^® 

Telephone 01-606 1611 oCCTCt3nCS 

£11,000 Wl 

A large international, well established company is looking for a 
PA Secretary for their Chairman who travels out of London every 
week £ «c*i!enf telephone manner, diplomacy andsell motivation are 

essential and a knowledge erf London helpful 

Prestige own uifiie. Skills 100 60 and 

Wang experience. 

Telephone 01-499 0092 




£9.500 St James's 
A rare opportunity to utilise 
your administrative and or- 
ganisational skills as the right 
hand to a top commercial 
lawyer who is in the process 
of setting up a completely 
new planning department 
Your traditional audio and 
typing skills together with a 
legalistic background will act 
as the cornerstone in estab- 
lishing the foundation of suc- 
cess in this venture. Age mid 
20s -*• 

Telephone 01-589 4422 



l/r. a*r-T»: U-i- jUrt- 


li you have good sec notarial skins 
and WP -PC exoenence cm Wang. 
IBM'FC with Multimaie. IBM Dis- 
playwritei. IBM 5520. Olivetti 
20 'ID. ETV 300 ET 351. Digital 
Wordstar. Woidpie* Hero* 640 
and 860 we have temporary work 
(or yDu. Top rates (or rop 

Telephone 01-606 1611 




A ieaain; (JstriAutar of childrens 

toys at* aoo-1 (Wider men 
Head Office Hector Jstwe |.;. 
Hampstead They need a lugni-. 
organised an.i sei-mof nared sec ■ 
teiarv FA ij a-c-rk a; the 
IS D ana be -*s:;'ns-ti* let the 
general Adirairtiution cr this 

Small -rl r.'.ci hui O'. it.d(.ilr. 

In ielurn ler e-Crl'e^l tvuing skills 
a Hkja'eige c* snc-ntiand ana 
compit»e compauMi!*- *ith aoid 
P'uCe» this Jei s r ‘hu! tanmy 
enneem aie able io .tier Irerftn- 
deis dai'enge jmj ur,e:. 
A;e 3CW 

Telephone 01-589 4422 


£12,000 neg. Mayfair 

The Chairman and tmet E-ecutnie ot an International Rela I and Mjnulactuiin;, 
group needs a PA witti director level eiperience and a stdt-k; Ojmraeiciai 
background As well as immaculate «-treianal skills 000 60i you will have 
commence pmse and sauou taire io enable you to deal effectively *iih emmeirl 
people This a a demanding role lai which total 

conwniimeni and a tumble aiutude io c* ‘ 

wot kmg hours at* ure-teoursties Acai driver ^Nt*|||Ol V® 
and non smoker r. pielened Age 25-35 ^ ■ 

Telephone 01-499 0092 SCCfGtcinCS 

Knightsbridge £9,000+ 

A well established and widely respected properly conglomerate 
based in lavish central London offices needs a secretary with sound 
shorthand, audio and typing skills to assist a dynamic duo who are 
carving a name tor themselves in this highly competitive world The 
staff are fun - the work thrilling - the benefits . T22? 

great and you will gam experience, success. ’SPnini* BS 

and much, much more . Age 23- 

Telephone 01-589 4422 



■j £11.000 

Be voh- awn boss m tfu pm. 
• Ml*** O* V company - 
“ organs* S run me otlloa. Latte 
* i*r»of personnel, arrange 
v knows meeoags etc. tt 
Wr responswftty and need a 
•ittMKkng career (rammon 
■ Srt/Tvpmg) phone now. (ftee. 

. Cons.) 

CITY: 0M81 2346 
WEST END: 01-938 2188 


£10^80+ ; 

Large WemaHo nal company 
seeks dynamic Sac PA » the 
Dnoor ot RarsonnM. Good 
SHflyD akflte rnqund plus 
Bur tor Mason wen dxmts. ap- 
pAcants - arc. Persannd exp 
prat. -Lots at ewoMmem and 

COY: 01-4812345 
WEST. END- 01-938 2188 



.■..he in.niin- mh rciarv l*V K* «* ihe Clunnuiik ulliiv of 

miviiuiumu) pnhlk-i-nnrrmvrin KniidiiktHidpr. Unncimn. nw- 
r [Kuli'ir- wiili ck-iail. aWc in Dkv piv-vwrc anti vet workth uiih 
%.i>iHr-Uiiv and vhjrm LSh/ltixmiU wp kinf hut will' (ram . 
Llll.lKMItsh .Vl\ i-JTll -Hi’s 


>. i vumr partner in pravhvi- ni urpuic i> Innkihf hir MimcwK *hn 
his j pKnt •oftCMil hnnevn oml rs happy in sunk with. Musi 
hive pwd shft\)Mn|E. .ibililv uuMpanrscnn^itnjS. p.i insulivdin 
main imcnMiiw pieicvK Pm ah' nr puMii- ulniol cdaralina 
pr.-li-mil. metiMr Ill's ••arts . Til's. iKMXKl. 

Norma Skemp 

. inpp Si iamesk- Pari. Tnhtj 


V pi mil of Prnlessmnal Medical Socicltcs located 01 
I In- I nlkfgiC «if Stiqemu: require two 
Viri-ian. /Senior Adniinistraiots to he respnnsihlc for 
tlh- Uiiv "ui dm ninmnp of their allairv In uddilmn to 
linrmjl scoviiiriar dunes, the post includes the taking 
•>l minum and ilieir irausrripiion. simple book keeping 
and subscription maiuigemcni. Experience with an 
'JIM ( iimpuler/Word Processor uxipg Multi male' an 
ib jniiigc. Applicants must have experience in all as- 
pccis uf ollicc jdmmrsinnion and he able to work on 
their own initialise.' - „ ' 

Vi Jury «m ttlmlcj uak- 4 IXN85 - B9J72. xvivxSing to 
espeiiente plus Limdim uvifhliug «if CI-.IUU. 
MipIminiHis iiKludinp a lull < - V u» The Hunoran Scc- 
reian. HAOMS Kojal ( tillcve tif Surgeons. Uncons 
Inn hcldx. Lonibm. -A JPN 


to Managing 

of financial institution required tii deal 
with all aspects of administration of 
finance.' Must have BA. degree or 
equivalent in commercial banking with at 
. least 3 years commercial experience. 
L Fluent Arabic essential - drivers licence 
Kalso necessary. 

Please reply with CV to: • 

BOX C55, Cl- The Times, PO Box 
■484, Virginia Sreet, London El. 

Want ta see the world? 
Want 10 earn £16,000 pa? 

- But the emphasis is on ‘earn’? 

*. ■mual.-O lfclMi ral*"™ 1, 01 tujHU iwrt uBO ft 
lilain tfr-iiimi iwlhiir net l.srrtloiil wnam -»«l LnpgMi 

f m I ihiiinsui himiW is ttrtlrfiili. 
ru«l -nrt »o »nm Lmhihi llw bow Mu- r- Hi r.lH Op- v.'ni 
rSKIMtr .Ai'iv.l. hi fiMHJI ol sUotl 
-U‘ iHl.-ilMliiin.ri ipnnti im- post is PA trimlars » o«r Chirt 

I \a*llll,«. 

l f*h'JM- M-tHl l’l l«l 

an T MS, m.m « )■■■' ’* C«r*w 

Member ot Tbs European Pariiament 


P^nonaohiio inckiOc itaisnn wrfh piesk mdushy aoi rwrarerte. 
^ siflao t. touii duttwiws amt tnhflsiv wgansatams. as « 
. ; to*. smriMl awk Basetl ai im M. iraxir “* 

* - 3 W qH’Ti iropr W imMiw jmi wqatasng aNiV Hienffli! 

■ qiuiflffliM pHf-onakty KseWiil l?M ‘jStc dnd (mo- 

: -'-.<f.l m ccttmujci; netessay FtRlCtes stt^fatHf duos ano 
. MjMiefitE in' a tuni nt trtiwnsfiiWv tncspciaiSe 
; id £3000 « m aimwance negchatfe te anew ayona 
a uinfluaK- H3R*srtlen afflftaifljns a-i. typed c v to 
*! >ftt Put*, mep. ? Jurnptf Close. Bg?n Hill ftfiSfirtam. imn 
' *06 212 


j £X0,00O+NEG+BONtJS Wl 

JU ^rii^ mqmtf 

j llniai ,n idh nwiHwl «al» * U U> 

I aaa curT . 

d h , lM i| H an,. MrtiMli awl 
•vwnh. hnnkw-fiinq sgjim OnnwH iMf«“ 


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£9,000+ NEC WEMBLEY 

VnnmnHi »^l«Dnsl<rhnlW.xm"i> n ^*/*^ 
^kui nj fuNt urocnjilN hi® ^ B 

*+ rat 

ntuanl m E Offish 

paragon language 

. TELEPHONE: 01-S»0. 705C 


£ 1(1000 

Tfes lame computer company 
ts looking lor an noeflent 
SH/Sec/PA io asn« me D*ec- 
tot Ot AdvortiSfin 8 Markcnng 
Lae at travel afrangeraams 
organsHig nw na uo ue i msei- 
irm. kaeBig with lap cherts. 
Pfemy at scope ' 


CITY: 01-4812345 
WEST END: 01-938 2188 




Career progresaon is tfta oy- 
word n ms young expanding 
Computer Co. They now seek 
an experienced SH/Sec with 
oxoftera skriis at 160 . You 
must im confident and affa to 
meet deadhnes m B» last 
moving Mat mg posson. 

CITY: 01-4812345 
WEST END'. 01-938 2188 



135 Wnsimiiwtoi- BmUie RU. London SL1 7HR 

I tv sLubHptw I him ha m Ku-. mbi<— riul I ilr and Ih-nvan t .UMil 

i.iiui xmiunt r.^iuir- ,i -•? \ 

jnl IIH-J UkKlv in >w..TU fill tnno-ilili hrjwil Irtv.,™ 
:*H .inn «K. imN ha-.ulai nLih- 'Mill x nuwl rial kMnuml rinnuh-iw ih 
tniMlh-^ -iHWIihinil liptiwiM-^h.'ini'lIrw.lluii 110 ou>iirm-iihl 
will Ikn.: a WhkI tiuikiim klH^h-ckv ol UH- *»m- i'I a VimJ IrM 
I'uii nvu 

ta r « m k .r> a hum .owl » >S h. .ippomhvl vull bfi-SIHV li-ll !•• In- .1 
tint mrttiliv, ®t UmI 

hr«r Irii-vnth an. lint Ih-V h< Halrthio mil l«HiV»th NUIItl 
vl.ritni MU Hill vlwvlH' In- iwniM »ii% iHw m \hIihm M.Uiuii 
K fhllS r- rHWVkrfrir IkiI r. In Hr h-w. I hull S « thOTI IM 

PHMViippli- in 'Mi*. M rtlrirkwll. at Hit ahom .iri«li<ss or 
Ii-Jr^lhnir Ih-r on 01 SB72 

£9,000+ + 

Good orgam&eiT Sngm p»- 
sonMty7 Loohmg lor a real 
cat eefi Our chews, an Interna- 

tional PuMswng Group, are 
looiung lor an ettoem PA to 
wort ft* mo Advorasmg Man- 


Adwrasng — 

Supedi oppenumMS ft* 
;sft» and a chance to 

CITY: 01-4812345 
WEST END: 01-938 2188 





For a busy Chelsea Estate Agents. Eseelk-ni 
seereturial skills, pleasant nuigoing manner 
and ability to use iwsn ininativc. 

Salary £9,000 
Ring 0I-35L 2383 

SECRETARY TO PARTNER .A V.iiliM-ii. I I -ri Ilml.UDU HIUL.-L.u-. u-aiuiu* jii 
■■M nllfUO-llM-IU'lillL l>» .«1H- *H IIMI IMIIIMI^. ,|l IH-'L .lllh .-.III 
M.llMI I a M.'ll- III iluthillllllllV tin siHIHlUiP-xL-kllHl.lll 
inlin*-«lilHi .ii wl i. n nil imhiIIiMi 

\ ininuniuu nl -1 li-.ii- r-P^iniKi- r. 11141HH1I pn-u-i.ililt m a 
lunln— mUaiKUIM.' A ■•■InlvIiliLr-'.ilJIL rnllHnl Ii«b , IIv , i mill 
-Uill pun'll n wtii-uu- 15 Imin Ih-Mlrir mnkimi *»«i-K .uni 4 

li. 1 . ivr* .ipiiIl 111 v. iiIiiki tLini r: \ jnilnji Imu- iHtpIhhu- imin 
In Ui 

Mrs 'Giman Thalassinos 
Watts & Partners 
10 Independents Road 
London SE3 9LF. 

Adland Plus 

(Monandi Board) 

wUi euttususm anf dedKaum 
Im Busy afvBttcng co omenily 
movmg 10 new wanises Ptewws 
yirniai exp and accinale lymng 
prel E9JB0. 


Ugertly legiaas stoetaiy toi ft 
ieoor and Ins leani Good skiKs 
£9 J68 - £95*0 

win modern cornnecul mage 
seek sek/PA.wth good sUls tor 
the* nety apwwned Oaeoor Ot 
ABirwBsnanon Age 28+. £95W- 
£UUM + (now. 


01 636 2116 

(Slmthud) 25+ 

Im l-.reliuw ui Ill'll |J Wu 

hif ■v/.rym' Sujm irMOni J« 

x-pk-M- lurnini wrihag 01 wt 

n.ijlici- I ilWnil '4U« nMOr. 




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The MD ol a Mjuageineni and 
Snert) CiMSuoanrv ftaseo WC 1 
is wking * highly resncnSiUe 
and sen mmmjied PA ?8+ To.s 
■s on cju^Wumjl iifiwinumlv 10 
term'* loulhi m-.ulvn! m a see- 
cesslul business Vwi musi pc 
miTMale wnr. suong cmunisinq 
Mates an 0 aiul*r a> tome sun 

siipeirtsum Shulhard ik* ie 
guued WP Inked diriapnei* iimii 
nuss iianj Buhls si inane 

Studio - 
Sales /Liaison 

t.Ml«>'Vrjidi ymli. 1 — Lh o lirmij 
ih b-innin! im j*i wffli a ijw-d mu 
11 ln/hurntmifXi’l’ilniiti"- In 
|«,ini'J.- IIn-j .'.nr. jitivii- 1 nr 

till' ita--.’. Jill iMi-J- hell 

• iuM‘ C-C12HM 

Advertising PA 

•'.nuii l - A Vitil.iiy tu htui wh 
1 l|i unit | lliNiJi* .it IJir id 

liiMlmis fin Ail K|njiir. iAiJw: 

li-mi i-iji i j .v mi, iti cxiojmr 

Producer's PA >*]1|«JliH«1,‘ t.-j .11 1 nidliiil 
I 'A \ U*il«i tin j r.ih-i in 
lln.iliriMn'ir- 111 mik Ailb !ln-. 
ri' ll kiuiwi h.ih.m lliiirinilisr. 
1 . 11-19 i«icjm 1 dm) mill- Im idpn 

.nit jin niMil AAi'ji ur finifiidl 
luifihuunl ami lyml >1 iHjid 
imHI cXSJHW+ijeg 

| pathfinders 


ri>-ruitnw.l l|ir lilill t, U* 
tmLuuulWm e«J Litirthw*wtL 
Uailrv. in, IM» 

to partner 

Siilieiior reviuires PA/secreUiry to help in \er> 
inuTeMiiiuaiuI \aned law practice involving m- 
lernaiional companies, ami historic houses and 
art collections. Abilin tu npe in French would 
be useful. Friendly firm, in beautiful offices 
oxcrliKiking quid square. Top salary lur the 
ngin applicani. OS Broun. JU New Square. 
Lincolns Inn. London WC2A 300. UI-242 

Sales Admln/PA 
to £10,000 

Assisting the Regional Manager of 

ng tn_ - 

this well-known high-tech office 

cqpt. manufacturer, your role will 
be largely administrative as you 
will have a junior secretary to ab- 
sorb most of ihc typing. You must 
be outgoing and tenacious with at 
least two years" secretarial experi- 
ence. Rusty SH and WP skills 





Capable Administrator/PA is re- 
quired by Financial Director of 
City shipping firm. Your excellent 
secretarial skills and organisational 
abilities will be rewarded with the 
opportunity to lake on an office 
manager's role in this very friendly 
but professional company. Age 23- 
28 with skills of 90/50 and at least 1 
year's experience. 

ii i — m 



with good shorthand and typing, 
able to take responsibility, for 
housing association in Central 

Salary negotiable up io c £9,000. 
Telephone 01-493 4676/4433 

1 12400 PLUS 

Our clients, based In Wl. w* wtfung 4omconc 
pxpmpncvd iu all 9*P«1s of admmWratne Mr- 
looik'I oaincri in a medium io lareo ongnnalu>n. 
lUChwUiig rK-ruflmfnt of ifcnHaiul -staff. 

\ Will to fcuuwar wfm aaluiory and ipual 
pcrsonnrl prorwlurw. sutti os Wiors of agggffj - 
nvnL wnpiwnpnuuor or staff training sctwniM. 
cuttnsofliny. wwfirp dc. Tlwrort also 
manaopmom aspect, therefore 1 a oraclical 
knowMor of office machinery i* essential antt 
shorthand LVP*rvy skills, will occasionally be 
W5«J. ‘ 

if you match this brW swdficsrtion. are 30-40. 
arc poised, conffdom and seeking career pro- 
grniaiOfl. urtrpnone us for an initial discussion. 

01-499 6566 or 01-»3 8383 



Required in Jaguar Mayfair showroom, 
interesting and varied woTk. Good short- 
hand and typing skills. Excellent wurkin^ 
conditions. g(K>d salary and LV's. 

Contact David Rice on 01-629 4404 


with comnHmcni 

tX iMnw turn! woraitw cnairraan on lnlm>ilioiul 
ronnuitL woks ait oouailv dyitdtwir. 
ktiHiinJ *otnl IO acfuA him Tako roMXiteJtHiityrot 
utoK-rt-i, ■«%■' i to vour uituanvo. oinoy aMind* 
jimi ttv pcissiMiuy of Iravri 

in irltii n for 1oy.tU w. t»«i !V2l5*SS!t. 

im iirtiikwii wffii miiKi. ImiwiTiMrtPVtTrPnai ^kuk 

nX 1 70i imreaniLUi* groomilM and an aortrfs' ift 
i omnbiriv ttn»\r Olty Imta irom n» Min. umr r> 
no town lor wiroaurrarv m turn a >nuai «nwj“ 
mLirimnw-ni CauUMUin mnmift- ranutre «“* man 
1.13000 villi NOT Up IUifwIptNI 

Contact Josephine Morrison 

Advisor io the Client 

C4i 01 U9 043. 

T fi FP HOfHS: Pl-caO 4343 

W1B8MFB ^ 


c£9 y 500 

An exciting opportunity for a secret ary with 
enthusiasm and personality to join this award winning 
a rchiiect /design company who specialise in the leisure 
industry both in the UK. and iniemationallv. 

In this fast moving environment you will be meeting 

deadlines and seeing individual projects through to 
completion. Constant telephone and diem iiuLSon. 
PA duties plus secretarial 01-499 9175 

back-up and good skills 
(100MU essential. 

SpedaUsts far the 1 8-25 year otda 


WORLD £10,000 

£10,000 NEG 

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01-730 5148 




Im sntiill bus% piihiislimu firm: must have ai 
least thiiv veins experience and good 
organising abilities. Salarv in the range of 
L'S. si sun. 

Write with CV n«: 
Marianne < alntan. 

Joint 1 almaii A. king. 
71 (ireai Russell Street. 
London YU IR .*BN. 


lur m.iiire set Jirlai r PA lu «wrt mltieC.iiaiinian50Mi[xol ffieirulwn 
.it puimr rjiinpxnv m krxjniMKiauf Disafuon. menculous min oeuil. 
Mill- ui i.'kt mess me jria vet *oriaiv irtn swon Hue mill claim 
lypntai WP bui will nan ; lOjOCtDeri JOs miIv 40 s 


A sermi ivniriM m orarntf ol iiTWW o looking lot swneore wlw »us 4 
ipaui vim* nl humour and is nanoy to wuik wit) Musi have good 
■ n iu,. ui .Iinfirr ta orgaixse meitiitKis .jrf numKed in minv rilewiffg 
lint|rtts PnvatE or du okc school eoutaiion pirtened. nodule 20 s «#tv 
■. ‘100.0 

Pbrae Mrs Byzantine 


Personnel Services 
01-222 5091 
(epg. St James's Pait Tube) 

c£ 10.000 


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IM. . 


Jill Davies, Manager, 
Select Appointments Ltd. 
Premier House, 
Victoria Way, 


Tel: 04862 26791 


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BOX 072 . 

C o Nrm Mcrruliaful. 
PO bai 484. 
VirsOiw SlrwC 
Loud nit. Cl BOD. 



Tu work for a >oung dvnanne solicitor within a 
Inglib sueeessfiil but aggressive financial ser- 
vices group. The work is demanding and varied 
and will suil a person who can work under pres- 
sure and give real committment to the job. Our 
solicitor is looking for’ right hand' and this is an 
nppnriuniiv to become reullv involved in legal 
work. Salarv iicgoiijbJc wiih immediate Sian, 
non-smoker. Please call ui-PW i.iNbh Rel KTCi. 



I or enthusi.tsiic |'.\/St*vreUrv ro assisi Mnn.ising 
I hr Ci lur ui List developing tumnure company 
h.ised m Soiuh l-.isi London. 

You will be responsible for administrating our 
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Fisons preliminary results for 1985 show record pre-tax profits of 
£72.3 million, up 50% on 1984.This represents the fifth successive year of 
major achievement. During the period profits have grown from £3.8 million 
in 1980 to their current high. 

The growth in profits was accompanied by continued improvement 
in quality of earnings. Return on capital employed at 23.9% was up on 1984, 
whilst earnings per share rose from 18.8p to 243p. 

From a market capitalization of £41 million in 1981, Fisons is now 
valued at over £1 billion. Given the strength of the growth in Group profits, 
the Board is recommending a final dividend of 334p net per ordinary 
share, making 5.5p net for the full year: a 22% increase on 1984. 


Fisons Formula for Success. 

These excellent results reflect careful 
long-term planning and rigorous follow- 
through. At the beginning of the decade, 
Fisons management team implemented 
a corporate strategy which has restruc- 
tured and refocussed the Company. 

This strategy was based on the follow- 
ing criteria. 

L To operate only in inherently attrac- 
tive industries with a long-term 
growth and profit potential. 

2. To operate only in industries where 
Fisons would be a highly effective 

3. To establish a high quality and well 

. motivated management team to 

ensure efficient implementation . 

The success of our strategy is evident 
from the record results produced by all 
three of our Divisions, each of which has 
achieved an all-time high in both sales 
and profits. 

Pharmaceutical Division. 

The Pharmaceutical Division has 

maintained its position as the leading 
earner in the Group with sales of £220.8 
million (up from £198.5 million in 1984) 
and a record profit of £39 million, which 
represents a 25% increase. 

The Division’s performance in North 
America is particularly impressive; sales 
increasing by over 40%. 

Applications for the registration of 
nedocromil sodium were made in a 
number of European countries; whilst 
it is premature to make predictions of 
success until regulatory approvals are 
obtained, the clinical trials of this product 
look most encouraging. 

Scientific Equipment. 

The Scientific Equipment Division 
is now contributing more than ever to 
Group performance. Both sales at 
£358.2 million and profits at £19.2 
million are records. 

Over the past 5 years Fisons has 
been the fastest growing major supplier 
of scientific laboratory equipment in 
the world. 

Horticulture Division. 

Fisons horticultural activities have 
returned profits of £8.7 million in 1985, 
50% higher than in 1984, on a 7% 
increase in sales. 

This strong performance can be 
attributed to both the UK and the North 
American market, where our overall 
development continues to be impressive. 

Major International Group. 

Throughout the 1980’s the growth of 
each of our three divisions has been 
backed by capital investment and aug- 
mented by selective acquisitions around 
the world. 

Fisons is now established as a major 
international company, with over 80% of 
sales made overseas. 

The Future. 

It is Fisons intention to maintain its 
highly successful strategy in the second 
half of this decade. 

From a sound business base we can 
now look to the future with even greater 
confidence than ever. 

1981 1982 

1983 : 1984 



UK Sales Overseas 
' -Safes. .. 





Beer output 
down 6% 

Beer, production, which last 
year declined only ma rginall y 
dropped 6.2 per cent in Janu- 
ary compared with the same 
month -last year,' said the 
Brewers' Society. High stocks 
in foe trade at: the end of 
December .would have ac- 
counted for only some of the 
January decrease, the Society 

467 millionaires 

The Unlisted Securities. 
Markethas created -467 cash! 
and paper millionaires in its 
first five years, according to ! 
Touche Ross,ibe accountants. ! 

Fisons jumps 

Hawley up 

Hawley Group lifted profits 
from £28 j million to £33 
million before tax in the year 
to Decembers and has raised 
the dividend from 3.4 cents to 
4.6 cents. Tempos, page 19. 

SE members 

The Stock Exchange Coun- 
cil has announced that appli- 
cations from Merrill Lynch 
Lid, Merrill Lynch Equities 
Ltd and Nomura Internation- 
al to become corporate mem- 
bers of the exchange have been 

BT all-clear 

British Telecom expects' to: 
complete its acquisition of 51 
per cent of the shares in the 
Mitel Corporation within the 
next few days. This follows 
clearance by regu- 
latory bodies. 

BR grant 

The British Rail Property 
Board has approved the grant 
of an exclusive arrangement to 
the Greycoat Group under 
which a joint planning appli- 
cation will be submitted short- 
ly to Westminster City 
Council concerning proposals 
for an impomninrban renew- 
al and redevelopment scheme 
in the Charing Cross area. 

USM placing 

Grievesou, Grant is arrang- 
ing the placing on the Unlisted 
Securities Market of 850, (MX) 
ordinary shares m BPP Hold- 
ings at 160p each. BPP pub- 
lishes study texts for 
accountancy and other profes- 
sional examinations. . . 

Bid cleared 

The Secretary of State for 
Trade and Industry has decid- 
ed not to refer to the Monopo- 
lies an.d Mergers Commission 
the proposed merger between 
McKcchnie Brothers . and 
Ncwman-Tonks Group. 

Hanley sold 

IbstocK Johnsen's US sub- 
sidiary. Glcngery Corp. has 
acquired the assets of the 
specialist brick manufacturer 
Hanley Brick Inc for $5.16 
million (£3.5 million) in cash. 

Capel deal 

The Hongkong & Shanghai 
Banking Corp said has 
acquired for an undisclosed 
price the 70:1 per cent of 
James Capel and Co, the 
stockbroker, it did not own. 

Share success 

Applications for shares in 
Jaryjs Porter Group dosed 
within a minute yesterday, 
heavily oversubscribed. 


i>atwest surprises with 
20 per cent profits rise 

National Westminster Ra«fr 
yesterday announced better- 
than expected results for 1985;. 
reflecting an improvement in 
profits in -the second half and a 
strong performance in domes- 
tic British banking operations. 

The also benefited 
from an adjustment in its 
provisions against bad debt 
which lowered its tax charge. 

NatWest reported pretax 
profits of £804 miffion com- 
pared with £671 million the 

previous year, an increase of 

20 per cent.-. ‘ 

20 per cent. - 

Mow of the profits came 
from British banking which 
improved by 30 per cent to 
£526 million. International 
banking operations contribut- 
ed £18.1 million, an increase of 
£10 million. The final divi- 
dend increased by 10-2 per 
cent to 28J2p. 

The results were well above 
stock market expectations and 
bank shares, which did not 
enjoy the price increase which 
usually takes place before the 
bank reporting season, raced 
ahead. NatWest shares rose 
30p from 709p before settling 
at 734p. The other dealing 
banks' shares rose between 

-I7p and 25p during the day. 

NatWest is the second bank 
to report good profits. Uoyds 
reported pretax profits of £561 
milhoa last week. Midland’s 
results are due today and 
Barclays on Thursday. 

Lord Boardman, the chair- 
man of NatWest, said he 
viewed with horror the possi- 
bility of a tax on bank profits 
in the Budget, but that if a tax 
was imposed it should cover 
other financial services insti- 
tutions and not just banks. 

Commenting on the results. 
Mr Philip Wilkinson, group 
chief executive, said they gave 
a strong platform for progress. 
He added that the outlook for 
1986 was good, with the 
prospect oflower interest rates 
and inflation and the benefi- 
cial effect of lower oil prices 

Provisions for bad debt fell 
slightly compared with the 
year before, from £351 million 
to £338 million but the provi- 
sions include an unusual £100 
minion transfer from general 
to specific provisions. The 
transfer represents provisions 
on sovereign risk, but the bank 
emphasized that it did not 
represent a more pessimistic 

Lord Boardman: “ bonified 
at possibility of profits tax 

view of the likelihood ofloans 
being repaid. 

Mr Charles Green, the gen- 
eral manager of finance con- 
trol, said that sovereign risk 
provisions qualify for tax 
relief if they are treated as 

Tax credits for the provi- 
sioning transfer were taken 

immediately and helped to 
reduce NatWest’s tax charge 

reduce NatWest’s tax charge 
by £23 million to £354 mil- 

Mr Green added that the 
bank had no exposure to 

Fisons, the pharmaceutical, 
horticulture and scientific 
equipment company, lifted 
pretax profits from £48.3 mil- 
lion to £72.3 million in 1985. 
Turnover was up from £553 
million to £647 million and 
the final dividend is raised 
from 2.7p to 3.3p. 

Tempos, page 19 

£110m bid 
for rival 
by Norton 

Dollar hit by dip 
in US economy 

By Jeremy Warner 

By David Smith, Economics Correspondent 
Selling pressure in the for- January to $15.81 billion at 
eign exchange markets shifted the end of February. This 

in £109m 

Business Correspondent dramatically from the pound actual rise converts to an 

The wave of takeover bids 
in the City continued yester- 
day when Norton Opax 
launched an ambitious £110 
million offer for its bigger 
scurity printing rival, 

The bid drew a swift rejec- 
tion from McCorquodale 
which is more than twice as 
large as Norton Opax in terms 
of stock market value.. 

There was intense specula- 
tion that there would be a 
counter-bid from J Bibby.the 
South African-controlled agri- 
cultural . produce group. 
McCorquodale shares leapt 
20p to 230p before settling at 
220p — still 8p dear of the 
value of Norton’s bid. . • • 

McCorquodale’s advisers 
will be seeking a Stock Ex- 
change inquiry into dealings 
in the company’s shares be- 
fore yesteiday's announce- 
ment. They have risen 
substantially since The Times 
first reported the possibility of ; 
a hostile hid from Norton 
Opax last week. 

Mr Richard Hanwell, 
Norton's chief executive, said 
that rationalization in the 
printing industry was so rapid 
at present that the company 
could not miss the opportuni- 
ty of ^airing substantial ac- 

. He said there was enormous 
potential for improving 
McCorquodale’s profit mar- 
gins, claiming that his own 
company 5 * margins in cheque 
printing were 4 per cent higher 
than McCoiqpodale’s. In lot- 
tery ticket printing, margins 
r werel4percenibigher,andin 
cartons, Norton achieved 18 
per cent more profit on sales 
than McCorquodale. 

Mr ' Hanwell thought it : 
‘‘unlikeiy’’ that the takeover , 
proposal would be referred to 
the Monopolies and Mergers 
Commission despite the feet 
that , the combined group 
woukf have more than 40 per 
cent of the British cheque j 
priming market. 

Norton, which has built up 
a 2.1 per cent stake m 
McCorquodale, is offering 24 
of its shares and 7 new Norton 
Opax redeemable convertible 
preference shares for every 20 
McCorquodale shares. Samu- 
el- Montagu, the merchant 
bank, has underwritten a cash 
alternative offer worth 191p 
for each McCorquodale share. 

. Mr John Wood, 
McCorquodale’s chief execu- 
tive, condemned the offer as 
“cheeky and totally 
inadequate 11 *. Mr Hanwell 
poured scorn. _ on 
McCorquodale’s recent profit 
performance. His own compa- 
ny was, cm the- other hand, 
forecasting pretax profits in 
the year to the end of this 
month of £5 million against 
£? ,! > million last time. 

to the dollar yesterday, on 
further evidence of an econom- 
ic slowdown in the United 
States and an unexpected rise 
last month in Britain’s gold 
and foreign currency reserves. 

The announcement of a 0.6 
per cent drop in the American 
index of leading indicators in 
Janmy, and afaU in yields in 
the US bond market to their 
lowest for more than eight 

underlying increase of $112 
milti nn after adjustment for 
public sector borrowing and 

Britain’s reserves, while fur- 
ther bolstering the pound, 
were less important yesterday 
than foe US leading indica- 
tors, which point to a sharp dip 
in the American economy. 

The 0.6 per cent drop in die 
index of leading indicators last 

years, produced heavy selling month compared with a 1.5 per 

of the dollar yesterday. 

Against the marie, the dollar 
fell below the key DM2.20 
level and the yen/dollar rate 
dropped below 179. 

The pound was a major 
beneficiary of die dollar's 
weakness, mftially rising near- 
ly 2 cents to $1.46 and later 
gaming farther ground on 
I publication of figures for 
Britain’s gold and foreign 
currency reserves to dose at 
$1.4615. The pound ended at 
3-2233 against the marie. 

The reserves figures, re- 
leased by foe Treasury, 
shewed an underlying rise in 
reserves of $112 million (£77 
million) last month, following 
an increase of $132 million in 
Janaary. Both advances con- 
founded market expectations. 

However, unlike in January, 
when die reserves were dis- 
torted by a huge European 
Economic Community budget 
abatement, there were no spe- 
cial factors in the February 

figures, officials said. 

The reserves rose by an 
a ctua l $250 million from 
$15-56 billion at foe end of 

cent rise in December. The fall 
was the biggest since last 
April and followed six consec- 
utive monthly increases. 

The main factor was a 
decline m contracts and orders 
for plant and equipment last 
month. Net business forma- 
tion, money supply and die 
average work week also de- 
clined. In contrast, factory 
orders for consumer goods, 
weekly unemployment benefit, 
building permits, stock prices 
and raw material prices all 

The fall in the index rein- 
forced foe view of foreign 
exchange dealers that a reduc- 
tion in foe Federal Reserve 
Board's discount rate Is imrai- ! 
neat because of the weakness 
of the economy and the con- 
tinuing fall in US money 1 
market rates and bond yields. 

There are general expects- , 
dons of a art in West ! 
Germany's official interest 
rates at foe conndl meeting of 
its central bank tomorrow. 
This has hindered the rise of 
the mark against both the | 
dollar and sterling. 

Tate buys into Berisford 

By Oar Business Correspondent 
Speculation is growing that thought that monopoly prob- 

Tate & Lyle may be about to 
intervene in the fast-moving 
battle for control of S & W 
Berisford, the commodity 
trading and sugar refining 

Stock market sources said 
that the Mr Cube sugar and 

terns might prohibit a full- 
scale bid. 

Tate & Lyle has about 40 
per cent of the domestic j 
market for sugar while 1 
Bersiford has 50 per cent 
through British Sugar 
Mr James Kerr Muir, Tate’s 

Coloroll makes 
£10m bid 

foods company had picked up finance director, said that 
a stake of at lrast 2 per cent in most of the price competition 

Berisford, which has already m the British market came 
attracted the attentions of from imported sugar. 

Hillsdown Holdings, the Brit- 
ish foods group, and Ferruzi, 

He also said Tale & Lyle 
and British Sugar combined 

an Italian agricultural produce would ^ ^ve less of the 


Tale & Lyle confirmed it 
was interested in parts, if not 

all, of Berisford’s business but bidder. 

total European market in sug- 
ar than Femizi, which is the 
Berisford board's favoured 

Coloroll, the wallpaper and 
home fiinushings group, yes- 
terday launched a £KX9 
million bid for Staffordshire 
Potteries in which it has built 
an 8.9 per cent stake. The 
companies had been holding 
merger talks until Stafford- 
shire suddenly broke them off 

Barham deal 

Barham Group, the media 
services company, is paying 
£2.4 million for Marcus Bohn 
Associates, which rans indus- 
trial management courses. 

Executive Editor Kenneth Fleet 

sovereign borrowers of more 
than i per cent of its loan 
book. There was, however, 
substantial provision against 
exposures to the shipping 
industry which was going 
through a difficult time. 

The strongest performance 
came from British banking 
operations. A poor first half 
performance caused by the 
adverse effect of high interest 
rates on the bank's fixed rate 
loans, was corrected in the 
second half . _ 

Mortgage lending contribut- 
ed £44 million to profits. 

NatWest lost 60,000 current 
accounts last year to banks 
offering free in-credit banking, 
but won back 30,000 accounts 
in the six weeks since it 
introduced free banking. 

Is Goldsmith Argyll’s 
secret weapon? 

• NatWest yesterday im- 
posed a 50p charge on all 
cheques cashed by Lloyds 
Bank customers in its 
branches. Uoyds responded 
by imposing a similarcharge 
on all cheques cashed by 
NatWest customers. 

A NatWest spokesman said 
the charge was imposed be- 
cause the lack of charges was 
costing the bank more than if 
was costing Lloyds. 

By Cliff Feltham 

Wolseley-Hughes, the cen- 
tral heating and plumbing 
equipment group, has agreed 
after months of talks to pay 
£109 million for Grovewood 
Securities, the industrial con- 
glomerate arm of BAT. 

It is Wolseley-Hughes's big- 
gest deal, and will dramatical- 
ly increase the size of its 
business. The Grovewood op- 
eration includes a chain of 
builders' merchants, a plastics 
manufacturer, suppliers of 
electrical components and 
spare parts for tractors, a 
technical consultancy and 
computer software house. 

But Wolseley-Hughes is not 
buying one of Grovewood’s 
best- known assets — the 
Brands Hatch racing circuit 
BAT, which acquired 
Grovewood as part of its £970 
million takever of Eagle Star 
in 1983, says it is still consider- 
ing offers for this. 

The health care side and 
certain property interests in 
Grovewood are also being 
hived off elsewhere for around 
£24 million. 

Wolseley-Hughes is financ- 
ing the acquisition with a one- 
for-three rights issue at 425p a ! 
share. In the stock market the ! 
shares, after falling before the 
announcement closed 12p I 
ahead at 518p. I 

At the same time Wolseley- 
Hughes announced half year 
profits up by 27 per cent to 
almost £17 million, and de- 
clared a dividend of 3.5p. 

The Grovewood business it 
is buying turned in trading 
profits last year of £18.5 mil- 1 
lion on turnover of over £195 <■ 
million. The Ray and Harris 
chain of builders merchants 
will give Wolseley-Hughes 
about 225 outlets in Britain. 

So far shareholders and interested 
bystanders have been permitted to 
see only the surface manoeuvres of 
Argyll in a masterful campaign 
against Guinness for control of 
Distillers. It is a campaign which 
Argyll has to win: the costs to which it 
is already committed — in the region 
of half a year’s profits — would turn 
defeat into a rout. But Argyll, with a 
cash offer of 600p against Guinness’s 
cash offer of 630.3p, cannot win: 
unless Sir Gordon Borne, the Direc- 
tor General of Fair Trading, succeeds 
a second lime in having the Guinness 
bid referred to the Monopolies and 
Mergers Commission. 

To that end, Argyll will again lean 
heavily on the insights, personal 
relationships and persuasive powers 
of Alex Fletcher, until recently a 
junior minister at the Department of 
Trade and Industry and now an 
adviser to James Gulliver, at a fee, it 
is rumoured, too high for Tiny 
Rowland for whom any weapon 
against the DTI is normally beyond 

The judgement in the case brought 
by Argyll against the Government, 
and in particular against Sir Godfray 
Le Quesne, chairman of the Monopo- 
lies Commission, claiming that 
Guinness’s first bid for Distillers 
should not have been released by the 
Commission, may have some bear- 
ing. So, perhaps, might the publicity 
surrounding the rival bids, which at 
this stage is much more favourable to 
the Argyll cause and the benign 
Borne than to Guinness, which is 

also suffering from the battering 
taken by Morgan Grenfell, 
Guinness's merchant bankers. 

Morgan through its successes and 
inventiveness has become too big a 
target for anyone to miss. Currently it 
is being portrayed as tilting at the 
Bank of England because it has 
arranged with a consortium of banks 
lo lake over the £1 1 1 million wonb of 
Distillers shares it had acquired on 
Guinness's behalf, precisely to allay 
the Bank's qualms about Morgans 
having such a wiehgt on its own 
balance sheet Samuel Montagu, 
merchant bankers acting for Argyll 
in simialr fashion are laughing all the 
way to the bank — the Midland Bank 
which happens to own Montagu and 
is a larger bank than Morgan Gren- 

Argyll cannot afford to rely solely 
on the recommendation of the Office 
of Fair Trading. Lightning may not 
strike twice. The alternative is a 
higher offer, which is both a high risk 
strategy for Argyll and a challenge to 

the financing ingenuity of Citicorp 
and First Boston. But if a higher offer 
did emerge, so too would questions 
about stories now circulating about 
the unspoken deals the bold James 
Gulliver may have adumbrated with 
others interested in the future of 
bistillers if and when it fell to 

One name, inevitably, is 
Seagram. But the really fascinating 
one is Sir James Goldsmith. The two 
Jimmies in harness could poerfiilly 
assist each others ambitions 

Dilemma for Chancellor 

By mid-session yesterday in New 
York, the long bond was 50 cents 
away from making history. Quoted at 
1 13.75, the stock only needed to hit a 
fraction below 1 14 'A before the yield 
big figure changed yet again, this time 
from 8 to 7. 

Never in bond market trading, 
claim the pundits, have yields fallen 
so far and so fast. Just one month ago. 

the yield on the long bond was 
comfortably over 9 per cent and 

comfortably over 9 per cent and 
heading nowhere. It just goes to 
show, opine analysts, that the Saudis 
really do carry huge clout within 
Western economies. Ten years ago, 
they devastated inflation expecta- 
tions by raising oil prices; now they 
are having the reverse effect by 
cutting Western energy costs. 

The Fed, playing a misire hand 
along with other central banks, 
received some unexpected help in the 
cause of moderating rate cut hopes 
yesterday from the US Commerce 
Secretary, Malcolm Baldridge. Bonds 
in New York derived a huge boost 
from publication of the January 
leading indicators, which showed a 
decline of 0.6 per cent. This immedi- 
ately fuelled hopes that the US 
economy was so weak that the Fed 
would find itself obliged to cut the 
discount rate, as a stimulant 
Enter the obliging Baldridge. He 

pointed out that the leading in- 
dicators index had risen unchecked 
for the past six months; that hiccups 
in indices occurred quite frequently; 
that the December index had been 
revised upwards; and that the US 
would show healthy near-term 
growth. To no avail. 

For gilts traders, yesterday was 
party time until sterling sagged, as 
usual, in mid-afternoon. 

It is hard, in the short term, to see 
bow die sense of fiesta can be broken, 
provided sterling holds up. Trading 
today will be dominated by hopes 
that West Germany’s central bank 
will cut its Lombard rate tomorrow. 
On a longer time-scale, the market 
has apparently convinced itself that 
entry to the safe haven of EMS lies 
only a matter of weeks away. But 
sterling remains the unknown factor. 

It will ill behove the Chancellor to 
frustrate market hopes on Budget 
Day by adopting a Hamlet-like stance 
towards the question of EMS entry. 
But, equally, spare a thought for his 
dilemma. Opec meets in Geneva just 
before the Budget — on March 18 — 
and the Chancellor stands a fair 
chance of being well and truly 
“Yamanied”. Some claim the true 
Budget will be contained in the 
erratum clip, available after the 
Sheikh, as well as the Chancellor, has 


Banks worried by Mexico’s 
sadden hard line on debt 

International banks are fac- 
ing a. difficult derision after 
Mexico made it dear that it 

Record year for leasing 

By Derek HamsJEndnstrial Editor 

Leasing of industrial and 
commercial, assets like plank 
equipment, buildings, vehi- 
cles and aircraft increased by 
43 per cent last year to- a 
record £5,757 milbon as com- 
panies sought to beat taxation 
changes. Overall investment 
last year grew by 13 percent. 

A new assessment of pcrftff-. 

mance in 1985 compared with 
that of 1984 by foe 73 mem- 
hers of the Equipment Leasing 
Association suggested that ac- 
celeration of investment by 
companies in advance! of the 
withdrawal of first- yafr capK 
la! allowances was only one 
factor behind the expansion, 

Bm Mr David. Beever, 

chairman of HA gave a 
wanting that the taxation 
dranges were likely to produce 
a short-term decline 
ELA, irriis survey, said that 
reduced capital allowances 
would make investment, how- 
ever financed, more expen- 


Growth had also been en- 
couraged last year by feasii^ 
companies seeking more busi- 
ness, and by a greater aware- 
ness in the market of the 
advantages of leasing. 

Leasing , of industrial ana 
commercial buildings has seen 
■the biggest rise wfth a.loftpcr 
cent increase to £145 mfliion 
worth of business. 

can no longer shoulder ns Vfi 
bfllion debt alone. 

Mexico confirmed in a 
statement on Monday that it 
had insisted on concessions 
from its forefan creditors after 
a week of private discussions 
with senior government and 
banking officials in Washing- 

Specifically, it wants a sub- 
stantial redaction in interest 
rates on debt payments of 
more than $10 bfllion doe this 

Long seen by hankers as tire 

model debtor of Latin Amen*- 

officials spoke last week, has 
acknowledged that there will 
be a real problem unless 
Mexico’s fiMnrial health is 

Mexican Treasury officials 

a hard line because of the 
crash in international oil 
pikes. As the world's fourth 
lamst oil producer, if expects 
to lose $6 billion this year, 
»cy»ming paces remain at 
their present rate. 

The chairman of the US 
Federal Reserve. Mr Ptnl 
Vokker, with whom Mexican 

international banks in foe 
co ming weeks — Mexico owes 
British banks an estimated 
$13 billion - and their bar- 
gaining position is expected to 
be aggressive following guide- 
lines set by President Miguel 
de la Madrid 

Stopping short of announc- 
ing foe default many had. 
expected, foe President de- 
clared it was unjust and impos- 
sible for Mexico to pay alone 
the price of the hanks’ lending 
spree of recent years. 

“Our creditors must row 
make sacrifices and efforts 
equivalent, at least, to those of 
the Mexican people,” he said. 

Monday's government 
statement said Mexico’s aim 
was to find a lasting solution to 
foe problem of the Mexican 

Financial observers say 
Mexico has thrown the gaunt- 
let before the big banks, 
implicitly telling them a debt 
default or a unilateral limita- 
tion on payments in foe man- 
ner of Pen is on the cards if 
they do not significantly soften 
their repayment terms. 

Bankers admit they are 
caught in an extremely diffi- 
cult position. 

If they ignore Mexico’s 
pleas, which hare become 
increasingly urgent as political 
dissatisfaction at home has 
grown, they know a default 
would have disastrous conse- 
quences for the world finanefal 

But if foe banks do allow 
Mexico preferential payment 
terms they fear that Latin 
America’s "other big debtors 
win insist on similar treat- 
ment, putting them in foe 
Bsaccnstpmed position of 
making very large 
“sacrifices”, severely curtail- 
ing their operations in their 
own countries. 

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- 1 i h 

Z • 

New York -(AP-DJ)- Stock 
prices fell oor of step with the 
continuing rally in the bond 
market and finished lower in 

active trading. 

The Dow Jones industrial 
average dropped 1238 to 
1.696.47, The blue chip indi- 
cator spent all but the first few 
minutes of the session at lower 
levels, and entered the final 30 
minutes of trading with a 19- 
point loss before r egaining 
some ground. 

Bond prices, which held 
solid gains through much Of 
the session, rallied even higher 
late in the day on lower oil 
prices and speculation of a. 
further decline in interest 


Declining stocks outnum- 
bered rising ones by 856 to 
789 on the big board as volume 
dipped 25 per cent to 143 
million shares from 191.7 
million on Friday. 















Exxon C»p 








Fed Dpi Sts 






AJfed Sijna 


51 j 













ABts CFrimrs 









43 V, 


9 Vi 


PPG Ind 



Amax Inc 




71 + 


Pretr Gmol 







30 S 





Arc Brands 









Am Brocavt 




RCA Cora 



Am Can 





74 W 



Am Cynmd 






Hoch wen iru 







Royal Dutch 

66 V. 

87 Y.- 



Gen inst 

20 tk 





71 S 

Gen Mills 



Sara Lee 



Am Hospital 

Gen Motors 






3 J * 


















Georgia Pac 



Scott Paper 





















Gould Inc 



SfieS Trans 


41 U 

AstriJind Ori 






At Richfield 








Avon Prods 



Gt Att & Tac 


2 as 





BwsTst NY 








Gruman Cor 








Gulf & West 



SW Ori Ohio 


Bank 01 NY 





Heinz H.J. 




Starling Dra 
amen* JP 





Bern Steel 






Sun Comp 

48 'A 









75 V. 


















Bg Warner 



inland Steel 


Texas E Cor 


31 • 






Texas lost 







Texas Uhls 











Burl'tor Ntn 


mt Paper 











let 7 ei Tel 
Irving Bank 





TRW me 

UAL Inc 







12' x 




Unilever NV 




Kaiser Alum 



Un Carbide 








Un Pac Cor 



Central SW 



Kmbiy Clrk 



Utd Brands 





K Mart 



US Start 






LTV. Cora 






ChmBii NY 












84 11 

Jon Walter 







55 Vi 





S3 1 * 


Lucky Sirs 



Wens Fargo 









Coca Cola 













38 1 -* 







Man ne Mid 





■ 68% 



Mn Marietta 



Xerox Corp 



Cmb'tn Eng 




















Cn War Gas 




149 '4 





Mnsta Mnq 



Cntrl Data 




20* '■ 





Coming Gl 


69 "j 




Aen Alum 



CPC Inti 



Morgan J.P. 













Cm Zener 



NCR cora 



Can Pacific 



Dartfi Kraft 



ML Indsns 









Nat Distfrs 






Delta Air 


41 S 




Gull Ori 



Detroit Ed 



Nat Smcnoi 



Hkr/S>d Can 



Digital Eq 



Non oik sin 



HdsnB Mui 






139 S 







47 1 ; 


Oca ant Pet 



Imperial Ofl 



Dresser Ind 







In Pipe 



Duke Power 




39 Vi 









64 U 

flyf Trustco 



Eastern Air 



Pac Gas El 






Estm Kodak 



Pan Are 






Eaton Cora 



Penney JC. 











WBcr Ffiram 



Evans Prod 







Market rates 

day's range 

March 3 

N Vork 1 .4343- 1.44 13 
Montreal 2.0413-2 0565 
Brussels 65.22-65.67 
Cphgvf 11.7709-11.8566 
DuOLn 1.0524-10607 
FrankfurtS 1872-3.1990 
Lisbon 211.02.21468 
Madrid 2D1.33-20254 
MdanM 2168.36-2181 .08 
Osftj 100463-10.1301 
Pans 9.8036-9.8489 
SfknJm 103040-103723 
Tokyo 256 19-25922 
Vterma 2039-2254 
Zurich 2.9903-2.7141 

I. 4400-1.4410 
66.48-65 £7 

II. 8376-118566 

201 96-202.24 
10.1 158-1 a 1301 



2%-2 Vi pram 

1*4% dls 
13K-T1% preen 


165-1 SQprmn 
13V J2Spram 


The further slide in crude ml 
prices pot the pound under 
renewed pressure on the for- 
eign exchange markets yester- 
day. Sterling’s sharp fall 
overnight was reflected in 
early dealings. 





Staffing tatfex compand vrftfi 1976 was down at 720 (day's range 722-725}. 
Rates supplied by Barclays Bank HQFEX and EbM. 


Base Rates % 
Gearing Barries 1254 
Finance House 13 


Singapore ... 

— 2.1525-2.1535 

Australia . 

— 0-6952-0.0862 

Norway — 

— 7.0150-7.0200 


Vy»s> Germany 

— 8-2075-82126 

Nsthertanim - 

_ 25120*5130 

Japan __ 

— 15135-1515.0 


Porapai — 

— 7.6070-75090 

— 14750-14850 



Rubber in p par kArc 
Soyabean meat, coffee and 
cocoa in E per tome; 
Oes-oti and sugar fti USS 
per tonne. 

GW Joynaon end Co report 


unq'ted i... . 


unq'ted — , 

unq'ted — — ... 


unqlBd „ — — 

Juty . — - 


No* ... 


March — — 



Apr# - .. 


Ana - 


Dec _ 

Fen — : 

Apol ~ 

w Sfc 


_ aaewo 
.... 2722-18 
. 2810-2750 
__ 7879 

. 131.0-730 
. 1385-133 

Zdie stBfldvd 

c5» jTT- sosotMioeo 

Tf.ree Msntrre - : — — • 

Vol . »* 

TOW. *** 

ZOIC High Grade , 

Casn - 42S 00-426 00 

Three Mcmhs 43800-43900 

va - v»so 

Tone •• • <w«t 

Sr«0«ML0wm aw. 
pree 2!0 4ia«+.Ji28l . 

P>$ "C* dCaro li2 e jk Ml. 
•prte 7864pi4J58l 

£ par More - 

* - „ a 

. ' l '* 


unq'ted , — 





No. 6 Contract 

May 1684-66.0 

Aug 176 0-74 A 

Oct — 179.0-78.0 





as = 






533.75- 3330 

129.00- 28150 

128.00- 27.50 
128 75-2855 

129. 75- 29 

132.00- 30.00 

135.00- 3450 

142.00- 34.00 

4866 ; 

&W Large ■ 

Casn .. . 383 5-384 * 

Three Months - 3965-3965 

vat .... — S3 

Tone — — - • - <*“« 

Silver Small _ 

Cash 3835-3845 

Three Months - 395 539395 

V« .-...I* 

Tone .... - ■ «*e 

Moran Qom don 
Marcn 11570 now 

May 11870 T7S80 

Mtf . 11980 

sept 9985 9800 

NO* 102 70 1DUB5 

Jan 10630 10625 


Wheal Djk 

Barley u/» 



Cash ' 

Three Months 



791 00-79200 

Discount Market Loans % 
Overcrow rtgh; 12% Low 11 
Weak fixed: 12J> 

Treasury BOs (Discount M 

2 mmh 12 \ 2mmft (2% 

Smnth 11 ,s -» 3mnthl1% 

Prime Bank Bins (Discount **) 
imntn I2"x:-12»ie 2mntti 12%-12 ’j: 

3 mirth 12h.-12'u Gmnth ll'ie-IIK 

2irmn 12% 

Trade BOs (Discount %) 
imrah 12”ii Zmrrth 12V. 

3mmt i IFh? Bmnih 12'i# 

Interbank (%) 

Ovemght open 12ft close I2v> 
f week 12K-12£ 6mnth 12 s url 2 '\» 
imnth 12ft. 12" i# 9mmh 12-117. 
3mntti 12ft-12ft 12mtf1 11 ,J ie-11''« 


7 days 7"i*-7ft 
3 months? 11 w-?"i* 


7 days 4ft-4ft 
3 months 49 
Frsnch Franc 
7 days 15-10 
Swiss Franc 
7 days 3-2ft 
3 months 3ft-3i 

7 days fift-6K 
3morths5” , T*-5 IL3 i* 

can 8ft-7ft 
1 month 7V7ft 
6momns7 u /"n 
ca« 5-4 
1 month 4%-4ft 
6 months4».t-4', R 
can 9ft-8ft 
1 month 15-14VS 
6 months 13-1 2 K 
cal 2ft-1ft 
1 month 3Vr8ft 
6 morths3 l */ , ’is 
cak 6-5 
1 month 6ft-6ft 
6 monthsS "■»/*•< 

’IJoyds Bank In tel na tio na l 





AH months unquoted 

Argentina austral" . 
Australia dollar 

.Bahrar dinar 

Brazil cruzalra* 

Finland martta 

Giaece drachma — 

Hong Kong dokar 

IruSa rupee 

- LI 488-1.1511 
.. 28607-2.0652 

- 05395^54^ 

- 07300-0.7400 
. 72830-7^230 

- 194.45-196.46 

- 11.199-11210 
.... 17.80-1750 



Local Authority Deposits (%) 
2oeys I2"r 7 days 12 \ 

imnth 12'-- 3mntn 12ft 

6mmh lift 12 mih lift 

GoftlS335. 75-33S25 
Kogwrantr (per cant 
S ^.50-338.00 (E234. 33-235. 50) 


Kuwait dinar KD 



New Zealand dollar. 

Saudi Arabia nyel 

Smgapora ooltar 

South Africa rand 

UAECbrtiam .. — 

. 0.40600.41^3 
. 35781-85821 


. 30881-3.0918 

















UnotflcM prices 
Official Turnover figure* 
Price In E per me tric tonne 
SSver in pence per tray ounce 
Rudolf WoH & Co. Ltd. report 

Cash 982.00-963 

Three months 1003-1003.50 

Vet 9100 

Tone barely steady 


Cash .96500-96800 

Three Months. 995-00-99900 

Vol - 100 

Tone . quiet 


Cash suspended 

Three Months 





Three Months 



... 2640-2845 

.. 2905-2910 
. . . 95 

. steady 


pp wfc*> . __ . 

Open Due 

ires io*o. .. 

. 1005 TOO ^1 

: 103.1.' . 1026 • - ■ 

TOO 1010 
1015. .1018 
T07.S 107 0. 

■Vo*: 28 

Average fatsock prices at 
represents tivo markets on 
March 3 

GB: Cottle 97 G2p per kg ft«r 
1-0.01 1 

GB: Stebp 21 1-43P per kg esi 


ctii*t 2 Jxn 

GB: Prgs. 77 66p per kg iw 



Epee mime 

Month - Open . C*m : 

Aonl 96. *0 . 5300 

May 10300 10030 

Nty. 7820 7830 

Feh . 8600 8650 

April 9950 .9900 

' Vgl. IQ67 

G.N.L rra tgW fwm e s UQ 
report SlOpw me* pem 




2455-45 , 



Cash 254 25-254.75 

Three Months . 264 00-264 50 

Vol -.:._350 

Tone _ barely steady 

England and Wales: 

Carte m» . up 3 0 •». are . 
pnee. 971 8p( +0 D7i 
Sheep nos. down 7.9 ■». eve 
puce. 211.7lpiv12.58) 

Pig nos. up i.i ave. 
puce. 77 65«kl.2Z) 

vup.taw CfeHe 
Acmes 8430-8390 8390 

July BS 7500-7470 747 0 

Oct 86 050 0-6500 8550 

Jan 07" 8650-8600 8825 

Atari 8? 3400-9*00 9*00 

July 87 7050 

0=187 . 8990 

Jan 08 9100 


Cjrtfcjnas. uo 11.7 ft*. a*« 
price. 95.87a-0.S7) 

Scot 724 0 
V« 95 lets 

Local Authority B 
1 mrah 13K-13 
3mnth 13-12*1 
9mnth 12V 12ft 

Bonds fft) 

2mntn 13 VI 2ft 
6 mnth 12*4-12% 
ft 12 mth 12VI2ft 

S 8 1.000200 
•Excludes VA' 


Hqn Low Campray 

an YU 

Pnca Cn'ga pence ft P/E 


Hgj Low Company 

d* YU 

Ch'ge P*nee ft P/E 

1 mmh I2ft~i2% 
6 mnth 12-11 V. 

3 mrah 12 7 ie-12*ie 
12 mth lixw-llri.. 

i mmh 7.75-7.' 

1 mmh 7.75-7.70 3 mnth 7.70-7.66 
6 mnth 7.70-7.65 12 mth 755-750 

Fixed Rate Sterling Export Finance 
Scheme IV Average reteranoe rate far 
interest period January 8 1966 to 
February 4 1986 Inclusive; 13077 per 

Three Month staring Open 

Mar 86 87.70 

Jun86 8856 

Sep 86 89 07 

Dec 86 89.40 

Previous day's total open interest 12106 
Three Month Euudokor 

High Lok Cioee EstVol 

87,72 87.67 87.72 503 

8859 88.47 8858 2108 

89.11 89.02 B9.11 141 

89.40 8955 89.44 38 

Three Month Eiaodokar 

Mar 86- 9206 

JunB6 3239 

Sep86 9239 

Dec 86 9224 

US Treasury Bond 

Mar 86 95-05 

Jun86 — 94-09 

Sep 86 — I ifT 

Previous day s total open Interest 20381 

9227 9203 9207 807 

B248 9259 9245 2S07 

9244 9259 9244 393 

9228 9204 9209 41 

Previous day 's tow open Interest 3922 

95-15 94-12 95-16 1100 

94-28 93-16 94-26 4783 


Short GUI 

Mar B6 


Sep 86 

Previous day's total open Interest 914 
97-48 97-44 97-57 85 

9807 97-61 98-14 103 


Long GW 



Sep 86- 

Dec 86 

FT-SE 100 

Mar 86 

Jun 86 

Previous day's total open interest 9883 

114- 08 114-14 113-2) 114-27 163 

115- 10 115-21 1 14—1 B 115-21 7t61 

N/T 11809 0 

N/T 11809 0 

Previous days total open interest >533 
154.10 154.10 15250 15260 298 

104 87 

703 580 

rss na 

321 245 
163 123 
120 88 
111 83 

194 1SZ 
58 47’j 
33'. 25 
395 312 
87 B4 

90 72 

730 525 
178 119 
116 97 

127 85 
330 204 
iS3 M2 
520 348 
5TS 363 
l » ISO 
118 89 
138 103 
320 S54 
148 >14 
83 6S 
122 91 
131 85 

97 78 

1ST 122 
253 188 
295 2*2 
185 00 

990 415 
316 235 
302 233 
109 7B 
V1B 100 
670 -*05 
134 70S 
134 100 
IBS 120 

Mtance 703 

Anxrr Trust I3B 

Ana Amor Sec 321 

Asnaown 183 

Br temo 
Br Enym Sac 
Bonn Vi» 


Cnaw Agency 
CantntnA 730 

Onccra Japan 1ST 

DorDV Inc 115 


Orayvm Cons 320 

Prayton Fw Exsl 151 

3li 30889 
Kin 37 335 
43 31 35 f: 
69 26492 
4 4 37 516 

OB 0.7 .. 
39 r 39 414 
1.5 OB . . 
37 4 7 32.4 

0.7 23 435 

20.9 r 53 242 
31 3S«0£ 

126 1035 Stem StDcfc 
330 251 5oS« 

14S MP BoaU Atensc 

182 127 Gooen Onanori 
209 152 Govstt Smgv 
276 202 Gra wil n e r 

775 220 Orateam Howe 

1 83 138 Nanuras 

232 226 H4(P) 

573 448 hMosr-n Success 
289 uw Can 

3Br 3.7 384 

3D0r 4.1 34B 
05 03 . 

130 104 >37 

Oncers Japan 

Dorav me 

DP Cap 
Xnvttxr Cons 

155.10 155.10 

154.40 154.40 47 

Drayton Japan 520 

Drayton Piwncr Su 

Dunum Lon 191 

Earn Amer Asset 109 

EdatMffi 137 

Enanc Gen 
Encteh H 
Bxflto" Scot 
Engteh ny 120 


F & C AMnoe 
FSC Pacific 
famty 253 

fiflH Scot Amer 
Afd lin Gen 
Ftanm Arancan 528 
FVwvng CUvsr 316 
Rensng Entoramo 302 
Fiemng For East 99 
Ammg RMtfng 118 
Ftonwg Jram 570 
Ftenng Morcamte 134 
FNmng Ovenou 129 
Honwn loch 152 
Flunng Uramrau 3SS 
For Cd 79 

GBCCapnd 101 

GT Japan 1*6 

General Funds 143 
G«ra« Cans 295 

143 43 313 

1.6 1.1 

1.4 03 . 

18-2 33 40.1 

7.7 4.0 340 

0j 9 OS 764 
43r 3.4 46.1 
5.6 r IS 723 
5.9 34 433 

20 24 49 T 
36 30 472 

2.0 13 722 

23 28 542 

ISr 1.1374 

!13r 4 5 36 6 
143 43 283 

8.7 7 3 101 

62 13 BOB 

143 4.6 304 

>23 43 363 
13 13 98.0 
36 31 454 

5.T IJi .. 
03 32 435 
33 20 4J.7 
33 22 B42 

7.1 r 23 435 

21 23 52.6 

2WZ 162 Law CMKrnua 
86 58 Lon MwchaM Sac 

89 66 Lon hull 
110 SB MnrcJnmts 
I9l 133 MOrta 
138 106 Murray Imsne 
154 112 Murray mi 
253 183 Murray Smo> 

338 268 Murray Ventura 
*08 354 Mew it wrt 
71 55 Ita Dram Oi 
178 153 928 
54 37 Mrtrrog Ire 83 

»3 157 New Tokyo 
3» 2 tS Ntfr ABarae 5ec 


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324 246 Nrfr ABanH 
123 70 Nm See A 
310 277 tehn Amer 

>1 Bln 92 22.4 
54r 43 36.9 
-2 3«r 13 793 

41 7.7 n SB 253 

♦1 7.1 4 6 328 

♦2 39n 1.5 

73 23 554 
*4 204 51 27.7 

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*2 67 33 321 

JJr 83 ISO 
► + T 1.1 05 .. 

*2 49 i.S 877 

07 10 81.4 

78 61 

38'j 32 
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MB 76 
177 137 
SJS 137' 
111 79 

140'. -Ill 
160 129 
107 79 

156 124 
147 111 
?70 211 
333 248 
175 137 
12B 103 
S3'.- 72'.- 
242 IBS 
82 52 
86 81 
110 84 

106 139 
303 259 

Smtetr CDS 
Stewan Enrap 
TH Atnmrita 

TA on Of Lon £80107 
TH 610 4 Gen 775 

■ -m rratmri Res 21. 

TR Nonh America W 
tr Paafc Saw 
-m Property lM 

TH Teen 10* 

TR Trustee* 156 

Tenjia Bar i*fi 

T nraom or m n 
T7VD9 Seortd CW 3W 
Haas O cea n ic ITS 

Tnoune 128 

Tnalemsl tnc 83'; 

US tMMncua 241 

Vim Rtaourcas 55 

Wespool g 

Vri nlei Oo Uin Energy 88 

Yeoman 303 

3» user 
M.7 17k S3 
*3r IS M3 
22« *0«T- 
22 35 <63 
33 3837* 
42 23 852 
I37r 45318 


159 126 Ounricti 
101 62 Pacific Assets 

<3 30 Do wrnta 

46 32 Pemnri Assets 

377 292 Raeoum 
166 125 Roar « M«c 
244 196 nw Plata 
234 168 Robots 
200 150 FkAnco 


42 44 

655 260 Akroyd « SmrtMrs 666 »IB 3B MW 
57'.- 29^ Amencao Ewrass £*S « 

48 19 Aigyta « *-1 1< 1J 2H 

95 32 BOUSM9 32 -1 - B . 885 

y* 88 iSSSTAno- JO -1 M *2»2 

17ft 860 DaHyteta tir, »3 3S!|i 

17VB50 Do A- EWft V liSSS 

142 113 Etaora T37 -2 S* 30 Ml 

im 73 Ewtrnsi «C • . 40 39 Ml - 

2« IIS ten 23; -2 <5 TB 

05 60 Esokmon B3 30. 38 147 

350 465 *5 71 15 218 

^ 88 -2 - 57- 85 122. _ 

44 emrotm 96 25 20201 

u'.sre *■» oi-'. , a?r 22170 

198 163 ICH 1» -» «9 if Zf 

405 300 mai 366 229 (3 98 

675 368 MSG 7M te-20 «* U» 

369 217 Marcantte House XO • . 'M SMI 

113 75 Paohc in. Ts« 86 41 05 08 788 

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211 93 Sown Brathera 19* -3 93 48 228 

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102 73 Eng Trust 

2*8 176 Erco 
05 60 Espkraaon 

295 228 Romney 
13ft 10 Rorarao 

125 65 S) Andrew* 
327 235 Scottan 

286 211 Scot American 
99 73 Scot Eastern 

20r 1.4 .. 
29 20 68.4 
159r 54 259. 

446 3*5 Scot UUe 
274 204 Scot Km! 

420 35* 'j sax Merc 'A' 
606 500 Second ASsnae 
■ 147 108 Sec 01 Scariand 

a 47 4.1 33 42.4 

85 26 58* 
I .. 9.7 r 2*402 

28 29 495 
♦2 10Jr 24 552 
88 25 ST t 
-5 250 80 200 

t .. 24.60 4.1 31.1 

69r 47 349 

189 58 «l 
05 08 788 

The prices on this page refer to 
Monday's trading. 


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80. HoMfmfnasi na Boutnamoum BH8 BAL 

0345 717JTJ (Ununei 

CM & Rwri 1123 U8SO *0210 10 

HWi Inc EaiMy 862 91 6 -0 3 540; 

Worldwide Bond 1772 1993# *32 511 

American rtowrh 1529 1626 -35 0.76 

Amo Pacific 42 3 *5 4 -0 7 273 

Assets 6 Earns 91 5 STB . 1 82 

Nat Hign Inc 
Prat Snaies 

American LOinti 
Asam Paofc 
Assets 8 Earns 
Captel Reserve 
Comm 8 Energy 
European Capital 

Uh Growth me 

DP 403411 

US Emercyng Cos 
Earns Pnxyess 

Fmjncui Sera 

G<*1 « Gen 
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Prop Siures 

M? 60 0# -02 t! 

1293 1382 
619 6?2 
819 902 
1261 129 7 
58$ 829 
1882 1993 
56 4 59 9 

Wane Tech 
Amer Grpwrii 
Amer mean* 

Amur Sunder cos 
AllSl Grr-nf! 

Eurt. Snurier 

FJI Ed -. 

Hoik '•■•"a Prl 

188 1 2006 
18 6 198ft 
128 5 1371 
405 418 
201 21 7 

159 17.0 
5J5 581ft 
405 412ft 
439 486 
97 8 ItMUft 
564 623 
63.7 679 
13* 143 

-06 *77 
-01 89* 
■♦11 280 
♦0.1 236 

UK Grew* Accum 
Do Income 
Hcner Inc Aooxn 

1359 1456 
1»5 128.1 

37 4 399 
230 24 5 


AS MAS Dm0» Centre S»*nlon SN1 1EL 

0793 610366 S 0793 2829! 

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JaWn Pert 
Japan Smear 


Eurtnpi Martel 

325 347 
486 518# 
14 1 15.0 

752 787 
64.7 67.7 

+0.4 069 
-02 147 
. 0.90 
+04 087 
+10 319 
+08 5.78 
+09 183 
+12 052 
♦02 040 
♦ 1.1 120 
+00 360 
*07 203 
♦ 13 .. 
*0.4 .. 
-02 363 

i+gner Inc Aooxn 
Do Income 
Grts/Fired Accum 
Do means 
Nth Anrnt TH Accum 
Fat East Tst Accum 
Euro Till Accum 
General Trust 

216 6 230.4 
177 J 1666 
956 995ft 
61.1 883ft 
13*0 1434 
1121 1192 
1348 1*3.1c 
2182 2290 


PO Bm 442. 32 St Mary-et+KL London EC3P 

20. CMOf St London BC2A844X 
01-920 0311 

Do Accon 
Smaer Cos lac 
Do Aocon 

1214 131 ■ +58 100 

SB 5 im.8 -02 224 

1010 1077 -02 224 

01-623 9333 
High Income 
N Amer Trust 
CW That 
Si Vmoani me 

501 536 *0.1 588 

114.0 (210 +47 001 

1780 HK2 +48 267 
37.6 383ft +0.4 953 
77.0 704ft +09 589 

EquRT Dm 
Do Accon 
Grit Tnist 
Do Aocun 

X lncome Dor 


t. Laurence Poumey Nk. Lcnoon EC4R DBA 

01-623 4680 

American Fund 728 770 +20 02 

Capital Fung 10* 1 1110 +1.1 0* 

Income Fund 728 77‘f "92 59 

Fir Eastern Fund BM 02 +|9 0.4 

Overseas tecome 653 «j8 +1 § 32 

Food imeiesr »* 587 -02 9.3 

Mannaf Res Fund 485 490 +05 30 

European mcone 

Si vixrem DSGti 720 75.1ft +18 078 
Tempi! Bar Sm Co’s 1525 161.0 +11.18 350 

Do Accum 
US Grow* 
Dp Aocun 

<0*9 111.6 
1482 1566 
497 S24 

532 560 
824 87.7 
82* 877 
55.1 587ft 
5&B 582ft 

.. 158 
.. 158 ! 
-07 477. 
-0.7 4.77 
-05 214 
-132 21* 
+1.1 1.12 
♦10 1.12 



163. Hope Street Gtaagow G2 2UH 
0*1 221 B2S2 

American 1098 1172ft +4.1 3*0 

Eredpatei 1998 2133 +35 105 

SmafcT era 17S8 1865 *02 150 

Edixtj income 
H^n Ymn 
Govi Secs Truea 

First Trial 2083 2218ft -06 345 

Gramm 3 income 1262 T3* * -a 1 3 t 2 

Capiat Truer 22i 7 236 1 -03 278 

Balanced 3387 3586 -08 329 

Aceun Tnw Sir « 5*57 -13 a 11 

American Income 30 0 3l8ft +04 *33 

HWi Income Tst 227.1 2teM -07 SOB 

Emmy income 1236 131 6 -0 5*93 

H*jn YiMd 1338 141 0 -0 7 560 

Gmn Sera Trust 2B8 300 -02 9.60 

i m e r n aim W 7i 1 78?ft +09132, 

Japan Fata 76 7 817 ♦i9 0Di 

Parte Trust 1316 1*04 +27 107 

AmerSpdSns 646 690c *08 1.19 

Secs Of Amw Tn 2010 2141 +12 065 

AM Asset Value 3050 215* -as 3.40 1 

G<fl GipwjB 350 357 -06 317 

Wl. Fmsliury Pavement, London EC2A 1AY 1 
01-629 9876 01-280 85*0/1/2 fl 
Cranal Growth Inc 5*3 560 . 1 82 ! 

DO Accon 60 6 65 0 1 82! 

EAjrem 6 me 102 6 109 7ft . 103 

9-17. Penvmotriil 
04*4 45fl1*4 

Rd. Hayvurds Heath 

642 68.7ft +12 158 

Japan Fund 
Parte Trust 

Amer Spd S«s 
Sacs Of Amer 1 

BS Fund incoma 
Do Accon 
Greiwih Accum 
Do Income 
Hnjn Income 

Norm Amencan 





552 590ft 
925 988ft 
111.7 120.1ft 
1780 1684 
1135 1215 
591 638ft 
70.7 768 
577 621 
614 660 
340 368 
1325 1*2-6 
297 318 


190. WW George SL Glasgow G2 2PA 

041-332 3132 

finemer UT Adnrin. S. Reytetfi Rd. Brentwood 

0277 217918 

Hamptos Smtt CD's 110.7 1174ft . . 220 

Haines N Amer 661 7Q0 +12 09* 

Hambroa Jap & F E 903 96 1 +20 047 

Hambros Scandvn 682 72S .106 

Hanmras Eurapeen 67 8 832 +34 099 

Hsmhras Craftra *33 *6 1 +12 1.74 

wmetade Part. Earner EX5 IDS 
0382 521 55 

General Trust *00 428 

income Trust 330 353ft 

tawm a eonal Trust 288 308 


*8. Gracecfnacn SL EC3P 3HH 
O1-0Z8 4200 Eal 2S9 

ktapen Smelter Coe 
New Techooicmy 
I BE Ava Gran* 
/SCO iwufij* 

.Seiner unanratonl 
(Snolv Go's Me 
■Special snrakaia 
UK Equny 
!US Grown 
V rmtnM Growth 

1007 107 J 
253 272 
954 1025 
893 ffiJ7 

1150 1229 

1*9.1 1584 

144.4 1544ft 
674 728 

136.5 1458 
852 91.1 

167.* 1790ft 
TtS 784ft 
785 814 

*02 106 
+25 . 
+13 189 
+12 287 
-09 439 
-34 426 
+15 136 
+04 507 
-08 216 
-05 201 
+31 134 
+20 183 

E*M Income 
Grit hicosie 
Gold Income 
Do Accon 

10*1 1118ft 
2*0.7 2S7!Gei 
994 WM 
597 07 
1067 1180 
750 60 Oft 

MNay 8 Semapora 
Pacific Inc 


Hamtros Equity MC 788 815 
HjmrtM tv *v 536 57.0e .. 589 

Hamoros Res Aims 538 57.0ft .. 311 

Pramar in AamnMraMn 3 RaytaWi Rd. Hutexi 
teerawood Essen 

Tree* Quays. Tower I 
01-626 *568 
Amer 4 Gen Me 
Do Accum 
Amur Recovery 
Do Accum 
Am Smart Cos 
Od Accum 
Ausi 6 Gen Me 
Do Accum 
Conan 6 Gan Inc 
Do Accum 
Compared GrowM 
Conver si on Growth 
Do Me 

DmCtona Fund Me 
Do Accun 
Ewopean • General 
Do Accon 
Eras rut me 
Do Accum 
Fir Eas»m Me 
Da Aocum 
fix'd Of Mv Me 
Do Acc 

General In come 

Os Accuui 
Grit 8 fixed Mt 
Do Accum 
GoM Mamie 
Do Accum 

Balanced Gth Inc 
Do Accon 
income GM Me 
Do Aooxn 
Senrae Co s Me 
Do Acoan 

3*91 3714 +1598 220i 
3522 3747 +*.? ... ! 

34.7 364 
35 * 377 
365 384 
360 39.1 

Rfwr vWk. Tanonoga. TW9 TOY 
0132 362222 

aw Asset Vetae 
Gat Growth 


The Sax* Exchange London EC7P ZJT 

01 588 2868 

Crartal Growth Me 
Do Accixn 

Eastern & tno 1D2 6 109 7ft 
□a 6\> wxndramri 5*9 58 7» 
Finance S fiowny S5d 594 
04 6 FnH Income 487 49.1ft 
Do Aeon 766 806ft 

General Me 1*1 
Do Acoxn (41 
Income Fung 0 
Do Accum O) 
lira k < 2) 

Do Acoxn (2) 
Smaller me 151 
Do Accum (51 

1926 202.7 
303 3 3193 
931 991 

160 0 1664 
1112 1162ft 
147 0 1536ft 
96791032 I 
CIO 22 1089 


Amer Equft Mcom 
Amsr Speou Sds 
F«r East me 
Grit S fixed Ml 
Growth 6 Income 
Japan Special SRa 
Japan Trust 

Japan Trust 935 995 

Mmnad Mi Tst 120» 129 rift 
Mw Mcome Equty 686 7«0» 
Proteasonal Gth 306 32M 
Sourii East As* T« 25-7 27* 
Special Sds 1381 1*56 

973 1041 +18 0.75 

314 34 1 -04 442 

503 535 +1.1 042 

242 31 1 +07 345 

293 30.6 ..934 

912 976 .. 4S2 

31.6 33.7ft +10 .. 
835 996 +34 . 

120® 129 4ft +24 038 
88 6 740ft 541 

300 324ft +0.1 262 

Special Sits Me 
DO Acc«n 
Recovery Trim 
Craeaf Growtn h 
Do AOQim 
Income Assets 
FManoal Trust 

Mcome 8 Growth He 1318 1*03 

1179 1352ft +04 1.03 
1658 1772ft *OA 1.03 
90 1 984ft -0.4 242 

538 574 -0.1 2 23 

813 85.8 -02 223 

1014 1079ft +02 4.14 
121 6 1301 -02 240 

High Mcome Trust 158.7 1 70 9ft -06 401 

Extra mcome 1*57 '56.7ft 

Smart Cos Dw 
Ref 8 Grit *40 470ft 

(Ml Tnist 425 452ft 

Fixed Mterest Trust 53 3 56.7ft 

GkMI Hearihcare 632 074 

Qolal Teen 1086 1l34 



15*3 1650ft 
65 8 70 Jan 
Do Acoxn 1709 182.7ft 

Md Aceun 665 71 1 

Do 5*« wnnoreri 632 675 
Managed Fund 57 0 60 1 
Preference income 268 184 
Do Accixn 83.1 88 8 

■SmaSer Co s Accum 129 7 138 7 
wend Penny Ehara 92 9B 
PPrttao Tri UK 725 75.1 

125. Hnh HcXxxn. LtnkXI WC1V 8PY 
01-2*2 11*8 

01 - 2*2 11*8 

CS Japan Fund 


01 W * ,T ** 0V ' *“® 0NB 


0 Create! So. London EC3* SAN 
01-038 5850 

Amencan Exempt E344 8 3522 
Japan Extxnpr E27 99 2 88 3ft 
Am Property T«t 1107950 

Property Trust £20870 

Global Resoixces 
wondvnae (51 

Euro Smart Cos 
Japan That 

1*5.7 156.7ft -0.7 485 

91.8 980ft +06 550 
440 470ft .. 1041 

428 452ft -08 9.42 

53 3 56.7ft .. 988 

632 070 +19 0.01 

1066 1130 +2.1 022 

410 442ft +06 152 
154 5 1665 +42 036 

650 690ft +09 1.82 
332.7 3502 , , 344 

619 062 
2X2J 2235 
75 0 769 

.. 344 
♦10 095 
+50 077 
.. 035 

114.1 1209ft +30 0*5 

MMi Mcome Me 
Do Apcun 
me Growm me 
Do Accum 
mb tnc Me 
Japan 6 Gen Me 
Do Accum 
Japan Smart Acc 
Mwarra A Gen Me 
Do Acorn 
Recovery Find Me 
Do Aooxn 
Second Gen Me 
Do Accum 
Smart Cos me 
Do Accum 
Trustee Fund Me 
Do Accum 
CnwtXX'd Me (3) 
rti Acoxn (31 
CWnfuna Me pt 
Do Accixn (2) 
Pensran Emto (!) 

Do Accum (3) 

PnrtWo Tsi japan 
Pontoto Ta US 

728 75.1 
710 7*2 
716 7* 2 

Far Earn 
Norm Amsncan 

26*2 281 1 
3015 32*18 
1«72 156.1 
1382 1*76 

a London Was Bldgs. London VM. London 

Portftteo tb Europe 900 93 B 

Portfolio Tst HK 


a Gtentaxas St EdMtwrch EH3 6Y> 
031-225 2581 (OeaMroBSl-ZM 6066) 

lira Ex (221 
Japan E* 43) 

UK Ex (31 1 
Psal Pure MB 
Psal Pans UK 
BG Amend 
BG Energy 
BG Mcome Gnvtn 
BG Japan 
BG Tearaciiogv 

2759 287 9ft 
1B8.7 200 8 

100. OW Brood SL London EC2N 1BQ 

onai 0011 

CaaallS/ 3319 3*9 1 IBB 

Income ft K34 2759 . . 4 81 

north Amencan (3) 2530 268 a .. 1.49 


1. King W**m SL EC*N 7AU 

188.7 2008 124 , 

3680 3682 
161.2 1698 

156 4 166 4 *6 3 057 

1168 1243 *40 163 

1733 104 4* -2 9 5 30 
1314 1398 +49 000 

1632 173 7 +15 19* 

1. King W* 

01 -S3 6314 

Grit Trust 96.0 104 7ft -0?n.60 



77 London Wa* ECS IDS x 

01-588 1815 

lev Fund 3® of 

Fuad in 1®SS ■ rare 

Dtpsn 1000 ■ ■ ffro 

77. LorOon WalL London EC2N IDS 
01-588 1815 

Mcomfl S89B ft+28«!4j0 

Accixn 00.0088 *0691 .. 


25/36 ABurmarie SoaeL London Wix *AD 

01-491 0295 


Japan 6 General 
fWyi Income 
Miemanonai Trust 
Income Gin t« 
Gns & FVec in 
Gwfial Martets 
Special Suuataons 

*92 52.7 

184 14 7 

7BJ 83.7 +22 020 

*£6 *5 6ft +10 7 86 
71 t 761 +14 1 1* 

*3 7 46 8 . 4 *8 

01-626 5181 

Amer 6 Otan Inc 2202 2406 

Do Accian 231 2 2*60 

Amer Tixnamd Mo 2160 229.6 

DO AOOIM 2225 2386 

Capra) Tsi me 1859 1970 

Do Accum 2215 23SB 

Corn C GW Me 825 870 

DO Accum 1082 1180 

Extra lire Tsi Im 1*2.0 1510 

00 Accum 151 0 ma 

income Trust I DU 2 115.O 

Do Accum 1124 1194 

Ml Growtn Fd Me 1550 16*9 

Do Aooum 172 2 1830 

Japin 4 Gen Inc 67 0 7 i.2i 

Do Accum 67.8 73 Of 

Monday mcome Fd 70 D 74 *1 

Recovery |2*.* >332. 

Do Acewn 1345 1430 

European Inc *90 52a 

DP Accum 49 0 520 

Japan Speed Sns 1169 1239 +25 0 01 

Parte Smart Cos 580 6i5 +13 oao 

Sngaporo & Malay 2*4 26.1ft +04 230 

Norm Amencan 140.1 1510 +39 04* 

Amer tenaear Cos 5<0 55.9 +1.7 001 

Amer Recovery Tsi 1220 1318 +39 13* 

Hign mcone Exempt 1)07 )f£5ft -05 5.44 

Smart Cos Exempt 1086 1140 -0.1 298 

Euro Exempt 101.9 1073c +22 198 

Japan Eaengx 15) 1070 1126ft +29 09* 

N Amer 684 909 -- 

Gtooetf Tech Ex (5) 88 4 83.1 

Parte Eampi cSl 139.1 1454 

142.0 151.0ft -0.6 490 
1510 100.6ft -00 4*7 
HW2 1150 -09 445 

1124 1194 -07 4 45 

1550 1649 +39 0.00 

1722 1830 +i7 0 00 

67 0 712ft +21 OCa 

67.8 720ft *20 008 
70D 74 4ft -02 5.03 
12*4 1322ft +10 19* 
1349 1430ft +12 194 
49 0 520 +00 0.97 

40 0 520 +08 097 

*5. Beech SL EC2P 2LX 
01-828 6011 

Bnssh Trost Unw *987 530-6 -42 319 

Capital Trust Um 938 »99ft +04 292 

Dakar Trust Umts 1915 1959 +5 0 301 ! 

Eurapew Trust 1075 1(43 +30 a* 1 

Far East Tnxn 970 104.1 +27 228 

Financial Trust 331.6 3628 -27 291 

□ort Trust Un«s 
European Trust 
Far East Tnxn 

Financial Trust 

Gdi Rxed Mt me 
Kgn Yiala This) 
Mcome Trust 

♦65 193 
+7.8 193 
+62 144 
+69 14* 
+14 063 
+14 OG3 
+14 1.09 
+10 109 
+10 3.09 
+10 209 
-05 309 
+04 288 
-00 657 
-10 *99 
-003 499 
+27 1.17 
+30 1.17 
-10 590 
-22 590 
+10 208 
+18 208 
+29 200 
+42 290 
-08 399 
-001 699 
.. 981 
. 981 
+09 284 
+09 294 
-10 5.43 
-29 643 
+63 200 
+008 200 
+12 611 
♦23.7 007 
+264 007 
+21 000 
-09 491 
-Ot» 401 
+01 328 
♦00 328 
-04 206 
-000 388 
.. £73 
.. 2.73 
-08 441 
-O01 441 
.. 1148 
. 1148 

Do Ac 0X0 
NPI Overseas 
Dd Accixn 
Far East Acc 
Do Drat 
American Acc 

189.1 2012 +09 ; 

302 2 3215 +04 . 
5163 5498ft +90 
529.8 5888ft +110 
61 2 652ft +10 1 
610 860ft +10 1 
565 602 +10 

961 59.7 +15 

Enterp rise Ho uae. Portsmouth 
0705 627733 

Pa ci fic Me 
Do fitte r a w 
Praf Snare Fd 
UK Catxal 
Special Sn* 
worm toomm 
woridwraa Capoaf 

861 72ft 
193 208 

ns 783 

900 981 

105 778 

802 845ft 

607 883ft 
*6* 498ft 


PO BOX 4. NonMcti NR1 3NG 

0603 622200 

Group mm 01IUB 1142ft +000 693 
Mil rruat 1)67 12*9 +24 100 

(American Me 

, Do ACOXn 

Australian tnc 
00 Acoxn 
Etanoean Me 
Do Accum 
G4I & fixed Me 
Do Accum 
GoM Fund Me 
DO Accian 


Do Accixn 
ha tocexrm 
Do Arccum 

1S0 131.7 
T23 8 1345 
585 823ft 

52.7 ST 4ft 
93 0 99* 
9S0 1019 
527 555ft 
785 820ft 
34 3 360 

35.7 361 

157.1 1680 
3*52 369.1 

97.1 J03B 
1319 1432 

86 Cannon Sort. London EC*N BAE 
(Wrings fff-236 388S«rreW) 
bHaroraonN flriowtfi 134.1 1320 +25 

Income 6 Growth 539 57.4 +65 

Specai Sits 724 77 

American Growth 330 35 

japan Growth 4*0 47 

European Growth 532 57 

UK Grown *97 53 

Pacific Grown 38.7 35 

High frame 300 32 

Practical Mcome *79 51 

, Do Accum 862 91 


232. HWi Hoerom. WCIV 7EB 
01-405 9441 

Grown Fund Me 819 97 

Do Accun T21 0 T2f 

Mcome Fixxj 1Q9.0 ill 

72* 77 5 +10 

330 350ft +470 
440 470 +1.1 

532 57.0ft +14 
497 532 
38.7 303 +03 

300 3Z_f +0.1 1 
479 510 +0.4 : 

962 910. +0.7 : 

Jap Snrifi GO'S Ac 1045 1117 
Singapore k Many *55 *66 
_ DO Accum 484 <66 

Smart Cos Me TT70 125.1 
CM Accixn 1221 1305 

Special Sts Inc 95.7 1023 
Do Accum 990 1058 

Tokyo Fund Me 159.7 170.7 
Do Accum 1B14 1720 

US Smart Cos Ac 55 9 597 
UK EqiXty Me 959 1020 

Do Accran 1*66 1587 

Speou Exec 
Pan ax a 8 1 

1*66 1587 
5780 725.1ft 
1070 116*4 
5(4.1 5498ft 

+02 153 
+30 153 
+10 1.98 
+10 T.98 
.. 122 
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+00 398 
+0.7 096 
-13 500 
-20 500 

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+27 are 
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+08 144 
+a9 14* 
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+0.1 10E 
+01 106 
+32 026 
+33 028 
+10 023 
-00 315 
-10 3.15 
.. 278 
+10 106 
.. 308 

Equity Ex 13) 

■ Do Acam> C 

510 5*9 
1290 1384 
695 7*3 
UOI 1380 


210 lkt 

+00 »*6 
-1» 610 
+00 136 ■ 
+00 BOB' 
+24 008 
.. 927 
-07 208 

-05 *02 
.. 2C7 
.. 207 

2 St Morv Axx. LooQon H3A 3BP 
01 9Z03XSB 

Smart Cos 710 755 +21 00 


Mftrtuara House. 2 PMMta Doftt. Uxxfoe EC«r 


01-2*8 1250 

Aoracra Growtn 358 396ft +00 07* 

General Grown 494 532 . _ 2.77 

Gkxrai Teen 397 <24 +10 art) 

Mcome Grow* 564 580 -02 VO* 

Mcome Morabiy **0 *r.i* -Oi 7.17 

japan Grown 309 329 +08 0« 

O'eees Grown *06 435 +10 *5 

i Smart Cos 5*8 S&3 +02 267 

Spaas! Opps 591 829ft +00 277 



91-99. New London Rd. Otekuttad 
0245 51651 

+10 158 

COtaOKO MC ra 4280 44SL5C 

Do Acoxn ia 6963 1355 

FMdMg Fund (ft 2264 2370 

Do Accum M) 246 8 2598 

26 St Andrews So. EiMbiwgh 
031-558 9101 

Am Am S Gan (*3 2050 ZrtSDft 
Do AcBan |4) 233.1 3*7 7ft 

Md Entity Me 
Do Acoxn 
Unit Trial Me 
Do Accum 

81 9 97.1 +05 

121 0 7267 +D.T 

1IB0 1190 +01 

1131 1200 +01 

1131 1203 +OI 

1150 123-2 +0.1 : 

1980 2100 +00 

M Income Umts 
Do Aeon 

1380 1465 
201.4 2140 

fiWdxra MC Fund (4) 1800 1687 

isSsr" 1444,5,9 

W*4 1519 
1194 1259 


SlSteSf!" 8 *' EA * ,K 8 ,, 
031 225 2211 


*6 Han Street Hatriey CM Theme* 
0491 578988 

1850 1775 
1462 1550 
1300 1399 
1939 207.4 

-0 .4 1.98 
+20 10S 
+36 007 
+30 070 

MM Growm 

WartdwHe Rec 

Amer Growtn 

MM Emera Co's 
Far Easrltawth 
Eurooeon Gth 

3*20 2800 
1760 187.4 
1370 1470ft 
885 714ft 
729 762 
567 mo 
810 551 


•109. VMeem St Glasgow G2 9tl 

-0*1-348 BlOO 

International 91 

UK Equity 
am 8 Fowl 
UK Sm* Go's Ea 
N Amman 

1570 167.7 
VOS 1170 
1314 1308 
159.1 1690 
10*8 1115 
1200 1280 

Do Accum 
Do Accon 
Far Eastern 
_Do Accum 
fin 3 Prop 
_Do Accum 

Git Capita 
_ Do Accum 
Gft Mcome 
Do Acoxn 
*9gh raid 
Do Accun 

Htgn Mcome 
Conv & on 
Far Easmrn 
North American 

270 289* -091013 

685 71 la 
339 363 


KurON Man. Brtsxri 857 OJH 

0272 277719 

General Equriv 35.1 37* 


UnKom House. 252. Ftomford E7 
01-53* 55*4 

Aust Accum 
Do Mcome 
Exempt Tnnl 
Eras income 

Grit 8 Fixed Me 

Japan S Gen me , _ 

DU Acc '2*5 1325 

Growtn Accixn 1BTI J77J 

McpBte Trust 306 9 3K*I 

LBNura Trust 159 79* 

spacai Snuatxorw 1K0 1375 

Fecovmy 11T2 JW1 

7ruUM- Fund 1005 1069 

Univ Tech Atxum 509 54 1 

Do mcotim 506 M 9 

WMOwrie Trosi 137 5 1465 

- B' Tsi mv Fund Acc 2566 3(55 

Do rnc 19*5 2069 

650 91 2 
1291 137 9 
9 22 98 0 
645 688ft 
3970 <229 
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214 4 228 0 
299 4 2546ft 
1305 139 8 
515 539ft 
123 5 131 3c 
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So F-BO W GPI 77 5 M3 +02 

Index SeoxiMS 23 7 2S3 
Amir Giofftn 23A 2 &Q 

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§ST^r^r M8 1 

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01-728 I ®9 

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Eneruv Tnci 412 *38ft +0* 

EronWuSe 1*69 '»* 

Puhsm End. Dotting, Stxrer 
0308 885056 

FP Eaute OKI 1861 1990 

Do Accum 310.7 3H.1 

FP fixed Ini Dot 10711144 

Ho Accum H90 1274 

SMWDdsnp Dttt 1551 1540 

DO ACCtan 1595 1669 

japan Twn Tst 
Natural Resources 
SaaxVY Trust 
Smtt Cos 
Spcoril Shs 

40.1 4204 
580 62 f 
7*0 790 
109.1 1161 
300 320 
302 322 

170 4 1013c -IS 316 I 

T3B 766 
892 945ft 


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01-405 4300 

Capital 325 8 338 9 

Qrovs me 1383 i«1D 

l+gh Yftd i960 2HL0ft 


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a 1-222 1000 

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IBI Searrcr Gxt 551 SB .0 -Oi 200 

eneserani Tst FM 62 2 60 +02 300 


II. DflrorrUvre Sq. London EC2M 4YR 

01-823 4270 

Eoudy Exenrat 3680 3820 -0. 

DO Accurn 4G6T 479 1 -0. 

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Do Accixn 630 878 +0 

Japan PertonrahM 1030 1090 +5. 

Do Accum 1033 1102 +5 

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Do Accixn 857 701 +1. 

995 1071 
1617 1715 
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113 8 122.4 

789 810 

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+12 009 

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410 430ft -00 622 

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01-478 3377 

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US Sworn Me 
Do Accun 
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585 592ft +10 527 
990 620ft +VA 627 
710 761ft +Z5O02 

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M0 783 +19 091 

512 54 4 +04 305 

81.1 B*Sc -61 808 
85 * SO 8ft +10 0,77 
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M0 97 B +00 107 
570 81.1 +01 3 .08 


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031-885 6000 

Peg Eq Me 2142 228 D 

Do Accun 2440 2805 

36.Oty.Ha. London EClY 2AY 
01-638 6011 

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Md Emngs 
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Do Accum 
Jwan Grtmei Acc 
Newel Resources 
Do Accurn 
N Amer Grown 
Do Acc 

71.7 762ft +28 002 

Hotoaro Spec Ska 570 81. 1 +01 3.ob 

Hotocan UK Growtn 799 808ft -0 1303 

Hcfiwn Grit Trust 1665 1763 +07 853 

A"** Teen 8 Gan KH ( 1062. 


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Jaoen 6 General 188J 180 1 +42 030 

Far East 6 Gen 7*9 802 +18 100 

EurespBMi Fund 2168 2310ft +70 0 70 

Germany Fund G2.6 67 0 +3.6 10D 


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Do Acoxn 640 

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MLA Eurasean 263 278 *05 000 

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Otedrant Md Fd 351.7 3703 +40 1 19 

Quadrant Recovery 2370 2527 *80 20* 

St Swrittm Lane. London EC4P *0U 
01-280 5458 

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DO Acoxn 967 307.1 +6.1 1.06 

NC Energy Reo 1414 1504 +12 079 

NC Mcome 83.* 397 -0.1 396 

NC Japan 143.7 1528 +02 003 

NC SflBMT COS 12*0 132Aft +05 232 
NC Smtt EUDD Co's 1*80 157.4 +1* 0A0 



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Energy 6 Res 

Amenran Majors 

Smftl Co's 
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F*si Europe 87 7 932 

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01-606 4433 

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UK Hqh HK Me 60* 5*4 -0 5 5*3 

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Amencan Intel 930 

Australian Tran 192 
Braun Tit Accum *98 
DO Dtel *3.7 

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Extra income Trust **2 
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FwetJ Mtanst fixid 250 
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DO Acoxn 3E53 «Z3B» 

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Grit Trust 720 77 1 

Ml MaoMed 88 8 73.6 

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812 65* +04 109 

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1753 187 4 +09 023 

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3008 32T 7 -00 3.1* 

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1939 0082 -1.7 2.16 

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1372 1460 +63 20* 

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1*20 1528 
25*2 7718 
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3*34 2603 
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57.2 61 1 
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031-228 3271^ 

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Intal shot ensures Fisons runs 

• Fisons is like a racehorse 
owner who has prepared his 
thoroughbred for a big race 

vLu has - not bounced 
whether .« will run. Punters 
assume it will enter the 
takeover fray but the compa- 
ny is not saying either way.. 

It easily passed the fitness 
test yesterday by announcing 
a 50 per cent increase in. 
pretax profits for 1985 to 
£72.3 million, or £5 million . 
better than most forecasts. It 
has a strong share price 1 and 
cash in the bank. The combi- 
nation suggests that it cannot 
be long before Fisons makes a 

Fisons denied yesterday 
that there had been any talks 
with Beecham, which, it has 
been suggested, might make a 
reverse takeover, but other 
deals are- still possible. 

The company points out 
that the existing businesses 
are growing quickly, helped 
by a series of small acquisi- 
tions: Last year profits in the 
pharmaceutical division rose 
by 25 per cent to £39 million 
before interest, aided by a 
good rise in sales of Intal, the 
asthma product, in America. 
With related drugs, Intal 
accounts for roughly two- 
thirds of the pharmaceuticals 

The. American -launch of. 
the aerosol version will sus- 
tain growth this year, and 
after that much depends on 
Tilade, another asthma prod- 
uct which has yet to be 
registered, although approval 
in at least one European 
market is expected this year.' 
Once launched, this product 
could be important for 
Fisons. although it is too 
early to say whether it will be 
as important as Zantac has 
been- lor Glaxo. Meanwhile, 
the launch of Dopacard, a 
heart drug, has been put back 
until next year. 

Scientific equipment and 
horticulture were also strong 
performers. And these divi- 
sions offer plenty of scope for 

expansion. Whereas there are 
few pharmaceutical compa- 
res available, to purchase, 
there are. many scientific 
equipment companies from 
which to choose: This means 
that Fisons can in theory 
make acquisitions more eas- 
ily than, say Glaxo, which has 
restricted itself to pharma- 
ceuticals. • 

At the year end Fisons had-' 
£40 million net cash, even 
after spending £24 million on 
tile acquisitions. And it ad- 
huts that the bank is not the 
best place for this money. In 
.time a cash pile could hinder 
earnings growth. 

Although it can p lainl y 
afford' a large purchase, 
Fisons may choose to contin- 
ue expanding by a series of 
small purchases. What is 
clear is that Fisons is in no 
mood to be taken' over. And, 
whh its shares trading on 19 
times prospective earnings, 
which represents only a small 
discount to Glaxo, there are 
few companies able to.bkL 
Even so. the shares are not 

Hawley Group 

The rehabilitation of Mr 
Michael Ashcroft, chairman 
of Hawley Group, is virtually 
complete, to judge by the 
share price. Last July it sank 
below 70p but yesterday it 
touched J13p at one point, 
which means that it has 
recovered all the ground lost 
last year. 

The comeback reflects the 
company's declared strategy 
of tidying up the empire. 
Investors had become anx- 
ious that the number of 
stakes held in quoted compa- 
nies was de trading attention 
from the main business. Eigh- 
teen months ago there were 
five quoted subsidiaries but 
now there is none. 

As a result the company 
claims to have a dean profile. 
Yesterday it produced figures 

for 1985 which went some 
way to confirming the new 
shape- Profits were up from 
an adjusted £28.5 million to 
£33 million before tax and 
earnings per share were 30 
per cent higher, at I2.9p. 

The only problem for 
Hawley is that almost a third 
of the profits come from 
associates, of which by defini- 
tion it does not have full 
control. However, the main 
associate is Cope ' Allman, 
where Mr Ashcroft is chair- 
man, so he can claim to be 
hig hly influential. Last No- 
vember he implied that he 
wanted to sell the 43 per cent 
stake in Cope, now worth £50 
million, but this idea seems 
to have been put. on the back- 
burner. \ 

The requirement for cash 
has become less urgent, as 
Hawley recently raised S8Q 
million (£57 minion) by issu- 
ing convertible . preference 

Consequently its net bank 
borrowings now stand at just 
£2S million, against 
shareholders’ fends of £100 
million. Hat makes Hawley 
fairly liquid, so it cannot be 
long before there is renewed 
corporate activity. On Mr 
Ashcroft's timescale, long is 
any time after this week. 

America, which accounted 
for 60 per cent of last year’s 
profits, is the favoured area 
for expansion. Hawley is 
keen to build on its network 
of cleaning and maintenance 
services there. Last year the 
division increased its contri- 
bution by 74 percent to £10.4 
million before, interest and 
more growth is in store. 

Even after the rehabilita- 
tion, the shares are trading on 
less than 9 times earnings, 
which leaves plenty of scope 
for appreciation. 


It is often the case that 
mature reflection will modify 
gut reaction. The stock 

market’s initial response to 
Unilever's 1985 results was to 
mark the shares up sharply to 
£15. In this case, the gut 
response will probably prove 
to be right 

The market was pleasantly 
surprised with pretax profits 
of £954 million, a 3 per cent 
increase on last year, 
achieved despite adverse ex- 
change rate movements. Ad- 
mittedly, most of the 
improvement was attribut- 
able to the first foil-year's 
contribution from Brooke 
Bond, and this inevitably 
raises the question whether 
we can expect future profits 
growth without further acqui- 

But the rationalization and 
investment programme of 
the last few years suggests 
that there will be solid profit 
growth next year. Unilever 
has cast off the majority of its 
fringe businesses, many of 
which were unprofitable, ft 
has also been investing heavi- 
ly in its core activities with 
the emphasis on geographical 
diversification, especially in 
the US where the once- 
moribund Lever Bros, is 
rising phoenix-tike from the 
ashes of neglect. 

Unilever will continue to 
make acquisitions as pan of 
its general business strategy — 
to gain a foothold in new 
areas, especially the Pacific 
Basin, and to broaden its 
product base in markets 
where h is weak, such as 
Personal Products in the US. 
Whether it will make a jumbo 
acquisition on the sole, of 
Beecham is another matter. 

With year-end cash of near- 
ly £500 milli on and the 
ability to borrow £1 billion 
more, the company can easily 
afford a major purchase. 
Since losing Richaidson- 
Vicks to Procter & Gamble, 
last year there has been no' 
obvious target for takeover 
and the group may bold off 
until some of the froth has 
gone out of the market 


<• MICROVTTEC: For the vear 
to December 31. I9S5. the final 
dividend was 0.75p, making 
l.25p. With figures in £000. 
i urn over was 29,743 (14,806); 
gross profit 4,710 (5,035): 
operating profit 1.020 (2,316); 
pretax profit 1 . 147 (2,640); earn- 
ings per share 2.7p (5.3p). 

Through its US subsidiary. Al- 
fred McAlpine Minerals, the 
company bas acquired Becker 
Sand & Gravel, a privately- 
owned company in Carolina, 
US. for $12.35 million cash 
{about £8.6 million). Net profits 
before tax of the continuing 
operations of Becker for the year 
ending November 28, 1985, 
were about $700,000 on a 
turnover of $16 million. 
McAlpine estimates that after 
the acquisition, annual net 
profit before tax will exceed $1.5 
million in the first year and $2 
million afterwards. McAlpine 
says this purchase will establish 
the group as one of the leading 
producers of aggregates, 
loadstone and special gravels in 
the South-east of the US. 


The company has acquired the 
cold water orthopaedic cast 
business of Hexcel Corporation 
of the US. which supplies and 
manufactures synthetic ortho- 
paedic splinting materials and is 
a supplier to Smith & Nephew. 
The consideration is about S4 
million (£2.78 million). 

• BURMAH OIL: Burmah 
Speciality Chemicals has ac- 
quired the water management 
division of Clow Corporation 
for $12 million (£8.3 million). 
The business, based in Pontiac. 
Michigan, will now be known as 
Burmah Technical Services. 

LONSDALE: The company has 
completed the acquisition of the 
70.1 per cent of Charlesworth & 
Company not already owned. 
The consideration was 22,042 
ordinary shares. £109,300 in 
unlisted unsecured loan stock 
and £140.800 in ca«.h In addi- 
tion. Charleswonh has repa*d to 
the vendors loans of £300,000. 
Charleswonh bas changed its 
name to Kleinwon 

group's proposed offer for New- 
man Tonks has been approved 
at an extraordinary meeting. 
The voting figures were 21.88 
million in favour and 20.53 
million against. 

More company news 
on page 21 




ICI leads new rise as 
speculators return 

The stock market bounded 
back strongly after Monday’s 
falls. An initially dull start was 
shrugged aside as speculative 
fever relumed. 

The main lead, however, 
came from the gills, which 
woe considerably stronger on 
the back of heavy demand in 
US credit markets. They 
closed with healthy gains to 2 
1/2 points, also helped by the 
strength of the pound. 

Leading equities ended with 
rises to double figures, led by 
I CL up 33p at 957p. after 
comment and US support 
National Westminster Bank 
also did well, ending 25p to 
the good at 734p after better- 
than-expecled figues. This 
gave a boost to the entire 
banking sector. Midland, 
which reports tomorrow, fin- 
ishing with an 8p gain at 487p. 

Insurances also improved, 
thovgh brokers were in on the 
dull side. Commercial Union, 

2p better at 277p, reports 
figures tomorrow. C £ Heath 
gave up 7p to 653p, however, 
also in the financial arena. 
Provident Financial jumped 
39p to 399p after results and 
scrip proposals. 

Elsewhere. Beecham added 
5p at 355p after comment and 
p&O scored an 18p rise at 
506p thanks to good options 

On the bid front Norton 
Opax down 2pat 143p, made 
an offer for McCorqnodale, 
which gained 12p to 223p. 
CoIoroU returned from sus- 
pension to close down 2p at 
186p, with an offer for Staf- 
fordshire Potteries* also back 
from suspension. Stafford- 
shire Potteries finshed at 
I18p. a fall of Ip. 

Fisons* after beiier-than- 

ex peeled profits, closed 7p 
ahead at 528p. 



Abbott Mead V (I80p) 230 

Ashley (14 (135p) 232 up 2 

Brookmount (IBOp) 180 
Chart FL (86p) 90 

Chancery Secs (63p) 71 

Cranswick M (95p) 109 

Davidson P (160p) 165 

Diatene (128p) 170 

Ferguson (J) (10p) 23 

Granyte Surface (56p) 71 

Inoco (55p) 50 dn 1 

JS Pathology (160p) 263 

Klearfold (I18p) 115 dn 3 

Lexicon (115p) 2115 

Macro 4 (105p) 140 

Merivale Moore (Il5p) 125 
Microsystems (127p) 138 up 3 
Norank Sys (90p) 100 

Really Useful (330 p) 365 
SAC Inti (lOOp) 130 

SPP (125p) 157 dn 1 

Templeton (215p) 220 up 2 

Sigmex (101p) 86 

Snowdon & B (97p) 112 

Spice (BOp) 93 

Tech Comp (130p) 214 

Underwoods (180p) 184 

Wellcome (I20p) 181 up 7 

Speculative demand was 
responsible for gains in Parker 
Knoll A. up 12p at 295p, Avon 
Rubber, also l2p higher at 
305p. and Brooke Tool Engi- 
neering. 8p firmer at 46p. 

Wolesley Hughes added 7p 
to S13p after 478p as the 
Grovewood benefits out- 
weighed the rights issue. AMS 
Industries lost I5pat 89p after 
Monday's cuatious statement. 

British Aerospace went 22p 
ahead to 558p after the recent 
Saudi Arabian contra cl High- 
technology stocks met selec- 
tive support; Cable and 
Wireless were 30p up at 667p, 
BT added 4p at 208p, and 
Amstrad jumped 24p at 390p 
on the lunch of the new disc 

Stores saw Woo Id worth nse 
18p to 506p as the sector 
reversed a dull start- GUS A* 
however, met profit-taking 
which left it 25p lower at 884p. 
Golds shed about 50 cents. 


W York Hosp (90p) 80 

Wickes (140p) 147 dn 1 


Cray Elec F/P 296 

Hartwells N/P 3 * 

Peel Hldgs F/P 475 

Porter Cnad F/P 4 up 1 

Safeway UK £44'« up 2 

S tor mg uard F/P 20 

Wates N/P 24 dn 1 

Westland N/P 13 

(issue price in brackets). 

Damage claim 

Buckingham Corp- a mem- 
ber of the Whitbread North 
America Group, has started 
arbitration proceedings 
against Oy Alko AB and 
Baron PhiHipe de Rothschild 
on a damages claim under the 
exclusive distribution agree- 
ments which Buckingham had 
for the two companies' prod- 
ucts. Finlandia vodka and 
Mouton Cadet wines. 


Brit Aerospace 

Parker Known A 
Avon Rubber 
S and W Berisford 

Brit Vita 
Tops Est 
Blue Arrow 
Brooke Tool 
Cable & Wire 

Prov Financial 




390 +24 
141 +9 
212 + 5 
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734 +25 
268 +38 
667 +30 
957 +33 
399 +39 


Michael Peters 145 -28 
AMSInds 89-15 

Telemetrix 90-5 

Stogdenlns 114-10 

TRUST: The holdings in the 
trust under the management of 
the Prudential group of compa- 
nies are 4.61 million ordinary 
shares ( 1 7.25 per cent). 


Results for the \ ear to the 3t >t it September. lilS5 

. ‘.‘.another record year’.’. 

• Profit before tax increased 41% to £3,216,000 
(1984 —£2,217000) 

• Earnings per sfiaire increased 59% to 2t41p 
0984 — 13A7p) ' 

• Final dividend 455p per share • Q984 — 3.0p) 
giving total fw: the year of 6J65p (1984 — 430p) 

• Anderson Instruments contributing materially 

• Further material increase in earnings forecast 

Annual Report from The Secretary, Thee pic, Essex 

Hall, Essex Street, London WC2R 3JD 

Earnings per share: 


Green Park Health Care Pic is establishing nursing homes, 
residential homes and day care facilities under a concept 
of coordinated care for the elderly. 


ic Minimum non-imderwritten 
subscription already achieved 

ic Two important properties 
have been acquired 

ic One establishment 

★ Offer share price 10Q per cent 
backed by net assets 

★ Experienced management 
&heahh care team 

★ Investment offer carries 
full BES tax relief for 1985/86 

— A 

V- m ^ miOTa ,hcrrintk)n haring Y fo be sure of meeting the closing date 

I of March 17 1986 for this highly 

of 1,700.000 Ordinary shares of £1 
eadi at £1 J5 per share, payable m m 
on application, will reniain own until 
all the Oidinarv shares are fully sub- 
scribed to or not later than noon on 
March 17, 1986. 




(a member of NASDIM) 

7 Cavendish Square, London, WJM 9HA. 

Telephone 01-63 1 3015 


Another record 


Earnings per shore (pence) 

"which hove compounded at 
48% per annum since 1981" 

Net earnings 
from operations 
£( 000 ) 









81 82 83 84 85 

"Hawley is now well 
positioned to take full 
advantage of the 
opportunities of sizeable 
internal and acquisitive 

MA Ashcroft 
Chairman and President 

If you would like a copy of the 
1985 Annual Report, apply to: 
Prospect House, The Broadway, 
Famham Common, Slough, 
Berkshire $12 3PQ. 




84 85 

riiNAN^t Ainu iinlmj&IKY 




Shares rebound 

dailv prize money suicd. If you are a 
winner follow ihc claim procedure on the 
bade of your cord. You mud always have 
your card available when claiming. 

ACCOUNT DAYS: Dealings began Feb 24. Dealings end March 10. §Coniango day March 10. Settlement day, March 17. 

§Forwand bargains are permitted on two previous days. 

© TfBWi WtWPw a UwBrf ... 



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2 »■»- 

TT»e Provident Financial 

Group ^ paymg a final jj vI _ 

<iend of 9p for [985, makintsa 

^ . of 13p (against 10.5p) 
and plans a one-for-five send 

^over iok 

r 5 ci *P ,h °n- Pretax, profit 

?mJT m S 9 ' 4Ini S 

^23-^2 mflLon. Tax is 

(£9.63 million). This -year 
® s® extraordinary debit 
of £51 0,000 (nil). Earnings per 
shtoe «panded from 23 > 3 p 
to 33.95jx . _ 

• CRA: Tl» company is paving 
a final dividend of 10 ccnis (4 

of 15 cents 

for 1985 (8 cents). Equrty- 
acop wued net profit Aus $87.80 
million (about £42 millionX 
against Aus $29J4m. Sales rc£ 
g“ £«? $4.69 billion (Aus 
S3.43 billion). 

• BTP: The company has dis- 
posed of the assets of its (easing 
subsidiary, 1M Rnancial Ser- 
vices, for £1,437320 in cash. 

On turnover up from £1.77 
mfflion to £L69 ndUfon, profit 
®«ore and after tax of GRI 
EtertnKncs reached £20*376 in 
198S. against £161,016. Eant- 
share rose from 31.25b 
to 44Uk3p and the company plans 
to nuke a three-fordone scrip 

• BARINGS: Arrangements 
have been made for dStransfer 
ot the investment management 
busnjess^mberto conducted by 
gftng Brothers and Co to 
*ani« Investment Manager 
mem(BlM). BlMwjJl be^bX 
owned by the new group parent 
company. Baring, through an 
intermediate holding company, 
Bannc Investment Manage- 
ment Holdings. 

pst Friday High-Point CTMS 
loc, ns American subsidiary, 
entered into an agreement with 
Mr . Aired E Scoaer for the 
acquisition of Schser Asso- 
ciates. subject to fonzul consent 
from HM Treasury. ■ 

year to November 30, 1985, the 
divjdepd was 0.825p net, as 
Recast in the prospectus. With 
figures m £ 000 , turnover was 
A*28 <3,479k operating profit 
2,838 - (1,803); pretax profit 
3,066 (1.015); earmngs per share 
before exceptional items 6.32p 
(3.62p) and after exceptional 
items 632p(1.90p): 

NATIONAL; For the year to 
December 31, 1985, the final 
dividend was Ip, making I.6p 
(l.4pX With figures in £000. 

Total dividend of 73p (same) 
for 1985. Turnover £119.88 
million (£72.4 millionX Pretax 
profit £4.16 million (£2-98 rnfU 
lionj. Earnings per share 8.0p 
( 1 4. 7p). The board expects an an 
earty resolution of the problems 
in die plastics division 
subject to this, can. expect 
significantly unproved results in 
the current year. 

The group's second-half perfor- 
mance last year and the outiook 
for 1986 encourages the direc- 
tors to recommend an increase 
of 11.9 per cent in the final 
dividend to L5p, making 4.26p 
|4p) for the year to Nov. 30, 
1985. Turnover £11.96 million 
(£10.46 million). Profit before 
tax . £1.54 million (£132 mil- 
lion). Earnings per share 9J2p 

the six months to December 31, 
1985, the interim dividend was 
Ip (samel With figures in £000, 
turnover was 3.674 K&A&y 
pretax profit 207 (338); earnings 
per share 2.0 lp(3.6p)L • 

turnover was 7,803 (6, 11 OX 
trading profit 1.260 O J86>, 
pretax profit 1,577(1,523); earn- 
ings per share 7.45p (6.84px 
The interim- dividend was lp 
(same) for the six months to 
December 31. 1985. With fig- 
ures in £000, turnover was 3,092 
(1413); pretax profit 250 <439); 
profit after tax 153 <248); eam- 

• international busi- 
The directors of the company 
and of Stonehart Publications 

' have agreed that, subject to 
certain conditions, the company 
will offer to acquire all of 
Stonehart's issued share capital. 
.The consideration for the ac- 
quisition will be a cash payment 
of £2-5 million payable on 
completed and a balance due in 
shares of (be company. 

• MUNTON BROS. For the 
six months to December 31, 
1985 (against the eight months 
to December 31, 1984), there 

. was no interim dividend (nilX 
With figures in £000. turnover 
was 6.708 (10.282); pretax profit 
36 (522 lossy, earnings per share 

INGS: Final dividend 5p 
(same), making 7.5p (7p) for 
•1985. Pretax profit £1 million 
(£1.18 - million). Earnings per 
share I4.4p (14.7p). • 

The Stat-Plas Groap is paying a 
find dividend of 2p, making 3p 
(2p) foe 1985. Turnover reached 
£5.67 atlUloa (£453 million). 
Pretax profit rose from £1J>2 
million (o £)J3 mflffon- Earn- 
fogs per .share were ap from -7«8|> 
to I15p. The board reports that 
in the firat two months of the 
current year, trading has been 
exceUentiTbe group ^ ability to 
generate cash while 
has continued, with cash at the 
bank standing at £139 uuBton 
at the end of 1985. The group 
has dedded to seek a full Mug 
m thestock exchange. 


CO: Surplus for 1985 (after 
depreciauon, debenture slock 
mieresi, transfer to contingency 
fund and tax) was £150.000 
(£ 370,0001 Dividends, paid at 
the maximum rate on ihr 
ordinary shares, absorbed 
£100.000 (same). 

• GOODWIN: No interim 
dividend (nil). Turnover £4.87 
million (£3.35 million). Pretax 
profit £353,000 (£101,000). 
Earnings per share 2-94p 

interim dividend (nil). Turn- 
over for the six months to Sept. 
30. 1985, £7.24 million (£8.85 
miltion). Pretax profit £7,000 

S £22,000). Earnings per share 
. lp (0.4p). The board expects a 
loss for the full year. 

• JOHN KENT: For the 26 
weeks to Nov. 23, 1985. the 
company is paying an interim 
dividend of Q.5p (0.425 p) on 
April 14. Turnover £6.76 mil- 
lion (£5.61 million). Profit on 
ordinary activities, before tax. 
£402.000 (£321.000). Earnings 
per share 2.41p (1.77p). The 
company is to raise £1.25 mil- 
lion. net of expenses, through an 
underwritten rights issue of 2 
million new shares at 7 Op each 
on a one-for-five basis. The 
company has bought the 
Amman group of menswear 
shops for £5G(LOOO cash. It is 
also to buy David Cedar, a 
menswear group comprising six 
shops iu the Home Counties, for 
£725.000 cash. 


dividend of 1 70 per cent is being 
paid on April 15, making a total 
250 per cent (350 per cent) for 
1985. Net profit £768,888 (£7.22 

six months to Nov. 30. 1985. 
turnover was £544.996 
(£316,323). Pretax profit 
£117.533 (£76,1201 Earnings 
per share 0.5p (0.32p - restated). 
While the intake of firm orders 
is not as rapid as the board 
would have liked, the factory is 
operating at capacity and the 
company has several large con- 
tracts yet to be started, with, 
further sizeable ones at an 
advanced stage of negotiation. 

mist is reporting for 1985. On 
the income shares it is paying a 
final dividend of 3p, malting 4p. 
On the capital shares, a supple- 
mentary dividend of 1 .83p and a 
final dividend of 0 2p are being 
paid. Pretax profit £1 85,000 
(£196,000). Earnings per share, 
income shares, 3.51 lp (3.693p) 
and for capital shares, O.I76p 
(0.1 85p). Net asset value of the 
income shares, 53p (48.5p) and 
of the capital shares. 138.3p 

SERVICES: No interim divi- 
dend (nil). Turnover for the 
half-year to Jan. 31. 1986. £1.56 
million (£906,000). Pretax profit 
£201.000 (£168,400). Earnings 
per share 3.37p (2.73p). 

dividend of l.8p (1.7) for the 
half-year to December 31. Pre- 
tax profit was £596,000 
(£678,000). E ar n i n gs per share 
7.40p (7.72p). 

dividend 0.35p, making 0-7p 
(0.1925) for 1985. Pretax profit 
. £278.396 i£59,147). Earnings 
per share 3.85p (I.02p). 

share capital of J M Clarke 
(Electrical Engineers) of Leices- 
ter, with effect from November 
1, 1985. Clarke makes trans- 
formers and specialist power 
supply units. 

ceptances for the offers for 
Watson by Cooperyiaon GB 
Finance, a wholly-owned sub- 
sidiary of Coopervision Inc, 
were as follows at 3 pm last 
Friday: ordinary offer (including 
acceptances of the loan stock 
alternative) 2,907,768 shares 
(96.9 per ceniX preference offer 
120, 1 08 (40 per cent). 

The company has completed the 
acquisition of 79.6 per cent of 
Energy Resource Consultants. 
Consideration is being satisfied 
by the issue of 1,530,804 
Robertson shares. 


Activities of the Group: 

Furniture hire to conferences, exhibitions , films, 
photographic studios, television and theatres. 
North Atlantic groupage, freight forwarding • 
services worldwide and ships management 

Interim Report 

Unaudited results for 

die six months ended 


December st 

1985 . 

- 1984 





6-4m . 

Profit before tax 



Profit after tax 



Earnings per share 



1 ; ; 1 

Dividend 7 .5 cents for the year 
ended September 30. With fig- 
ures in $000, group pretax profit 
was 1,428 (741). Earnings per 
share 30.4 cents (14.6 cents). 

ELECTRONICS: Pretax profit 
for six months to November 30 
was £433,000 (£350.000). Earn- 
ings per share Z9p (13p). 

No interim, dividend for six 
months to October 31 (same). 
Pretax loss- £395,000 (profit 

• AC CARS: No dividend (nil) 

for the year to Sept. 30, 1985. 
Turnover £252^36 (£360,565). 
Group trading loss, after all 
charges including lax, £51,474 
(£20, 147). Tax nil (nil). Loss on 
extraordinary items £66.357 
(£45,188). Loss after extraor- 
dinary items, £1 17,831 
(£65,335). Loss per share 2.57(p 
(1-OlpX . . 




ABN_. 12v»% 

Adam & Company 12»% 

BCC1 12h% 

Citibank Savinas f 12h% 

Consolidated Crds 12v*% 

Continental Trust 12)4% 

Co-operativE Bank 12fc% 

C. Hoare & Co 12Vi% 

LLoyds Bank t2fc% 

•Wat Westminster 12fc% 

Royal Bank of Scotland — 12»% 

Citibank NA 

f Mortgage Hue Rate. 

Turnover has increased m Ihe furniture hire 
division and general shipping and groupage is 
steadily growing and I anticipate an exciting 
future for this sector. . . . 

The Interim Dividend has been increased to 
21V;% 09'/,% last year). 

Our business is selling yours 


The best known name in merger broking 


A NatWest 1985 Results 

Group Profits for 1985 £804 million 
Total Assets exceed £72,000 million 
Shareholders’ funds £3,000 million 
100000 Shareholders 
10 million Customers 
92,000 Staff worldwide 

•The Report and Accounts will be available on 1 April 1986 from the Secretary. 

Nauonai Westminster Bulk PLC, 47 Lodibury. London EC2P 2BR 






Pre-T^x Profits 
£8 04m 

To shareholders 


Ploughed back uho the business 
: io improve oursemce io all our group 
cost omen. . . io help finance ihe growth of 
ourwoWdwlde business to help 
replenish our capital resources. 

PTe-Tax Profits (Breakdown) 

Two new directors for Baring Brothers 

• m 


James G Laing (above), who 
has been appointed deputy 
chairman of Y J. Lovell 
(Holdings). He will remain 
group financial director. 

Booscy & Hawkes: Mr R H 
Asserson has been appointed 
chairman, succeeding Mr A R 
G Raeburn, who remains on 
ihe board as a non-executivc 

Baring Brothers & Co: Mr 
Christopher Heath and Mr 
Richard Onions have joined 
the board. 

Inbucon Management Con- 
sultants: Mr Mike Treasure 
has been made director, Lon- 
don Region, computer person- 
nel selection. 

Lee International: Mr John 
T Dave)- has been named as 
non-executive chairman and 
Mr Colin S Wills as a non- 
executive director. 

Kleeneze Shopping at 
Home: Mr Ken Sellers has 

become managing director, 
direct retailing division. 

Clarkson Puckle UK; Mr P 
R H Friend and Mr B Grinyer 
have joined the board. 

AMEC : Mr John Early has 
been appointed finance direc- 

Citicorp Investment Bank: 
Mr Andre Cohen has been 
appointed executive director 
in charge of Eurodollar opera- 
tions for the Australasian 

J M Jones & Sons (Hold- 
ings): Mr Michael J Bailey 
has been made group manag- 
ing director. 

Visijar Tuckers; Mr Mi- 
chael C Scott has been named 
as operations director. 

Crown Paints: Mr Paul 

Lever has been made manag- 
ing director- 

Besiobe!!: Mr Gordon 
Lovett has been appointed 
managing director. Controls 
and Instrumentation Group. 

Steel Window Association: 
Mr K R Fenner has been made 

Moorgate Mercantile Hold- 
ings: Mr Gordon J W iggins 
has teen appointed a main 
board director. 

London Shop Property 
Trust Mr Clive Coward is to 
be an executive director. 

Nationalised Industries' 
Chairmen's Group: Mr Philip 
Jones, chairman or the Elec- 
tricity Council, is to be chair- 
man in succession to Sir 
Robert Haslam. 




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Holmes needs to prove 
himself against Spinks 

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New York (Reuter) - Hu- 
mility was never Larry 
Holmes' strong suit during his 
seven and a half year reign as 
world heavyweight boxing 

But losing can be a hum- 
bling experience and Holmes 
showed signs yesterday that 
the only defeat of his profes- 
sional career — against Mi- 

chael Spinks last September — 
had affected him. 

had affected him. 

At his first news conference 
since losing the International 
Boxing Federation title to 
Spinks in a unanimous but 
close 15-round decision. 
Holmes demonstrated none of 
the boastfulness which charac- 
terized his public behaviour in 
the past, "1 want to thank 
Michael Spinks for giving me 
the opportunity to redeem 
myself." Holmes said. 

The elaborate news confer- 
ence was held at the fashion- 
able Waldorf-Astoria hotel to 
publicize a Heavyweight 
World Series designed to es- 

tablish one champion between 
the three world boxing organi- 

Earlier. Holmes, aged 36. 
told reporters that he was 
seeking a rematch with 
Spinks, who thwarted his bid 
to tie Rocky Marciano's 
record of 49 straight victories, 
because of pride rather than 

“I can’t say that my pride 
wasn't hurt when I lost to 
Michael Spinks." Holmes 
said. “I still think l won the 
fight, but they gave it to 
Michael and alt he did was run 
away. Then after 1 lost a lot of 
people said (hat I was old and 
could not fight any more. Bui I 
am going to prove them wrong 
and reverse my only defeat" 

Holmes said he was embar- 
rassed by comments critical of 
Marciano which he made after 

the Spinks fight. 

“We all make mistakes, 
particularly in the heat ot 
battle.” he" said. “And I made 
a mistake and then made my 

apologies to the Marciano 
family. Now. after the fight 
with Michael Spinks. I hope 
there is no animosity between 
me and Michael or anyone 

Some boxing observers be- 
lieve Holmes' main reason for 
seeking a rematch is to en- 
hance his image, not only as a 
fighter who feels he never got 
his proper due. but as a person 
whose angry words following 
his only defeat antagonized 
most boxing fans. 

Holmes, who recently un- 
derwent surgery, looked fit 
and said he weighed 225 
pounds, which is close to his 
fighting weight in recent years. 
“For a while I wasn't sure if I 
wanted to fight again.” he 
said. “Bui then my three year- 
old son. Larry Jr. said. 'Dad- 
dy. why don't you go knock 
his head off.’ My wife has been 
after me to quit fighting for 
years, but once I made up my 
mind. I know she is going to 
support me." 



Carry begins to stalk Hagler 

Donald Curry, the undisput- 
ed welterweight champion, says 
he will deal with Eduardo 
Rodriguez.the challenger, then 
launch a campaign he hopes 
will culminate in a match with 

defeating Rodriguez in their 
nationally televised bouL“This 
guy came to fight, just like I 
did." he said. 

A spokesmen for Rodriguez, 
who has won 20 of his 21 

is prepared to go the scheduled 
15 rounds. 

Marvin Hagler. middleweight contests with 13' knockouts. 

champion of the world. “ I am 
taking it one fight at a Lime." 
Cuny said, who will defend his 
Li Lie' on Sunday against 
Eduardo Rodriguez, of Pana- 
ma, the World Boxing 
.Association's No 1 contender. 

Cuny, who has I# knockouts 
in compiling a 100 per cent 
victory' record in his 24 bouts, 
said ai a news conference that 
he is looking to move up in 
weight, but his first priority is 

said he has received little 
exposure in the United States 
because his left-handed style 
confuses opponents, prompting 
top-ranked fighters to avoid 

“Donald Cuny is not going 
to ha\e an easy fight with me. 
because I’m ready for him.” 
Rodriguez said Rodriguez, 
aged 26. said he has been in 
training for two months, jog- 
ging about six miles daily, and 

Rodriguez took the Panama- 
nian 147-pound title in 19112 by 
knocking out Jose Salazar and 
has won his last 13 fights. His 
longest bout was a 1 2-round 
decision over Carlos Trujillo in 
1983. The challenger fought 
twice in 1985. knocking out 
Mario Alabarca and Fernando 
.Albans, both in four rounds. 

Curry, aged 24. holds the 
WBC. International Boxing As- 
sociation and World Boxing 
Association titles, winning the 
latter December 6 by knocking 
out Milton McCrory in the 
second round in Las Vegas. 

• .. J. . * ' W 

Larry Holmes; the face of a man hoping for revenge and to equal Marciano's record 



Leaders atQueen’s East Midlands are outsiders 

By Rev Bellamy. Tennis Corespondent 

Boris Becker. Jimmy Con- 
nors. Stefan Edbci£. Anders 
Jarryd and Brad Gilbert, all 
ranked among the game's 10 
leading players, intend to com- 
pete in ihe eighth Stella Artois 
championships, lo be played at 
Queen's Club. ^ e«t Kensing- 
ton. from June «J to 1 5. In tour of 
the past five years the Stella 
4nois winner has also become 
Wimbledon champion. 

The Iasi three days of ihe 
tournament are already sold oui 
and u is more than likely that, 
fur ihe lirsi time, gale receipts 
alone (even when VAT is dc- 
dueied) will euved ihe total 
prize fund of £10*1.571. which 
includes prize money for ihe 
qualifying competition as well 
as ihe mam event, plus a 
payment to the Grand Pnx 
bonus pool. 

.Advance bookings from ihe 
general public have already 
reached ft50.u00 and a further 

£80.000 has been committed by 
companies engaged in what is 
known as “corporate 

Before rushing to the conclu- 
sion that sponsorship may even- 
tually become redundant, one 
must remember that the iota! 
cost of promoting such a tour- 
nament lends to be more than 
double the prize fund. 

The tournament is unusual in 
its system of “rain checks’*, 
which guarantees that if there is 
less than two hours' play on any 

despite Barbarians changes 

By David Hands, Rugby Correspondent 

hit by 

day. spectators will be given a 
ticket for the next day (assuming 

ticket for the next day (assuming 
ihcrc is room), or a refund. An 
innovation this year is that 
spectators will be repaid twice 
the value of their rickets should 
there be less than two hours' 
play on the Friday, the day of 
the quarter-finals. Last year 
more* than £ 1 5.000 was returned 
to frustrated spectators on the 


Like a tube of water suddenly 
unstoppered. a rush of belated 
fixtures will take place over the 
next fortnight now that the 
weather has relented. The 
change has also come in time to 
save the scheduled Mobbs Me- 
morial match between the East 
Midlands and the Barbarians at 
Franklin’s Gardens. Northamp- 
ton today. 

The East Midlands rallied 
bravely last season to secure a 
rare victory but their track 
record this season does not 
encourage thoughts of a repeat 
They failed to win any of their 
county championship matches 
and lost their one international 
player this week when Pearce, 
England’s tight-head prop, with- 
drew because of business 
com mi mien ts. 

Oxford fail to break 

the Cambridge spell 

By Sydney Friskin 

Oxford 1 

Cambridge 3 

Oxford again failed to break 
the winning sequence of Cam- 
bridge. who beat them for the 
fifth successive year in their 
annual match yesterday at 
Coldham's Common. Cam- 
bridge. Last year. Cambridge 
won 2-0. 

For the first lime in the 
history of this event, the match 
was played on artificial turf, bad 
weather having caused the 
postponement of the game 
scheduled for Lords on Feb- 
ruary 25. 

Cambridge were without their 
captain, Paul Cooies. who re- 
ceived a facial injury last week 
during a training match. His 
place at centre half was taken by 
Partington and Miles was 
brought in at left half. 

The seeds of victory were 
sown in the first minute. Pughe 
broke away on the right and put 
the ball on the inside to Lewis, 
who was obstructed. Jackson 
converting the penalty stroke. 

Each side then forced a shore 
comer, but Cambridge lost 
Lewis who was forced to leave 
the field after a clash with Blake 
left him with a cut over his left 
eye. He was replaced by 

Cambridge increased their 

ImiI in minute ihmupb 

half time, however. Oxford were 
denied a golden opportunity 
when Wilson saved at close 
range from Vivian. 

Cambridge put more vigour 
into their attacks in the second 
half and after 1 1 minutes scored 
their third. Ghauri ran through 
on the left and put a centre deep 
into the circle where Blake 
delayed with his clearance and 
Jackon nipped in to score. 

A minute later Oxford re- 
duced the arrears from a short 
comer. The bail was cleverly hit 
across to Blake who drove it 
firmly home. 

The Barbarians too have been 
subject to unavailability and 
have had to make seven changes 
to their original side without any 
loss in appeal. Hastings. 
Scotland's foil back, and 
Delaney. Wales’s replacement 
prop, are new Barbarians while 
Orr. Ireland's loose-head prop, 
who has been capped 49 times, 
comes in for the injured Sole. In 
the centre Palmer (Bath) re- 
places Simms as be did for 
England on Saturday but late 
withdrawals have brought in 
Roberts, the Cardiff flanker. 
Redman (Bath) and Anderson 
(Dungannon) in the second row. 

Simms retains some hope that 
his damaged hamstring might 
heal in time to allow him to play 
for England against France on 

Saturday week but his optim ism 
mav not be shared by the 
selectors when the team is 
announced. Chilcott. the prop 
who hurl his shoulder during 
Saturday's international, is fit ro 
play foir Bath in their John 
Player Special Cup quarter-final 
with London Welsh on Sat- 

It is difficult to imagine the 
Scottish selectors making any 
changes in the team, to be 
announced today, to play Ire- 
land on Saturday week. Derek 
Grant, their coach, watched 
Ireland lose to England on 
Saturday and the following day 
his colleagues saw Scotland beat 
France 12-10 in the B inter- 
national at Ville Franche-Sur- 

Turn bulk the Hawick flanker, 
had an outstanding game for 
Scotland B who had Ptarmigan 
(Melrose) to thank for four 
penalties which beat tries (one 
convened) by Bcrot and 
Cecillon. But so long as they are 
sure that Milne, the Harlequins 
prop, has recovered from an 
ankle injury. Scotland will 

place in yet another UAU finaL 
They have already beaten 
Birmingham in the qualifying 
competition and defeated their 
old rivals from Durham in the 
quarter-final round. They have 
been led with rare enthusiasm 
by Robinson, their blond 
flanker from Bath, and local 
officials have been mystified 
that be has been overlooked in 
the various representative stu- 
dent sides this term. 

By Keith Macklin 

Nottingham University were 
at least able to knock off some of 
the rust by playing Moderns on 
Sunday in the county cup semi- 
final Though they lost 18-14. 
they meet Swansea at Stroud 
today with a team unchanged 
and containing some distinctly 
useful forwards. 

Norman Fodds, of the Fleet- 
wood dub, said yesterday that 
the players and co mmitte e at the 
clnb were “absolutely 
devastated" by die decision of 
the northern-based Giro Bank 
League to wipe out their records 
this season as pnaishment for 
lidding a former Rugby League 

Fleetwood are top of the 
North area first division of die 
league. They are undefeated in 
five games, with a points ag- 
gregate of 89 against three. 

surely stay with the team that 
trounced England in the Cal- 
cutta Cup game. 

The semi-finals of the student 
knockout competitions take 

place today with the Univer- 
sities Athletic Union playing 

Sities Athletic Union playing 
matches at Stroud and Rugby 
and the British Polytechnics at 
Sutton Coldfield and Stratford. 
Of the teams involved, Lough- 
borough are easily the best 
known and should beat Bir- 
mingham at Rugby to take their 

Swansea will not be playing 
Thorbiun. (he Wales full tack, 
though he is still at university. 
He was due for a demanding 
engagement for Neath against 
Pomypoo) last night and the full 
back position goes to Chris 
Bradshaw, son of the former 
Bridgend and Wales centre, 
Keith Bradshaw. 

In the British Polytechnics 
Cup. Leicester and Kingston 
meet at Sunon Coklfiekl and 
South Bank play Le ed s at Strat- 

BARSWUUANSr G HMEngs (London Scot- 
ttth); M Dwxan (West ot Scotland), J 
Mwvbi (South Glamorgan Institute), J 
Pattaor (Batty. ¥ BaJtey /Wasps): D Wyfe 
(Stewart's Melville), S Johnston 
[WatsoraansL P Oir (Old WesteyJ, C 
Doans (Haw**), L Detent* (UanelB). D 
Whits (Gala). N Rodm a n (Beth). W 
Andonon (Dungannon). Q Robert* (Car- 
diff). iPartDrtfSSwifcL 

However, the de ris io n ef the 
Giro Bank League committee 
means that they wffl forfeit their 
10 league points, and neither 
they oor their opponents will 
receive points ia their remaining 
games. For Fleetwood it also 
means that they wiQ finish the 
season with no pools, and will 
automatically be relegated to the 
second division. 

Fleetwood’s offence was to 
field in one of their fixtures 
Mick Chester, n forma' Black- 
pool Borough Rugby League 
player and a former captain of 
Fleetwood. His connec ti ons with 
Rugby League make him an 
ineligible player, and die rules of 
the Giro Bonk League state 
categorically that the fielding of 
such a player must result in the 
expunging of a dab's record for 
the season. 

Roman spring for Colts 

OXFORD; S Starfbwi (Cheltenham and 
Jesus). P Barry (Howard School and St 
Catherine's, sub C Betstone, Taunton 
School end Chrtstchucn); P Oinks 
(Tasmania Unhwrsdy and St John's, sub P 
Betas, London Utwersrty end Own 

College]: R UUah (Kingston GS and 
Christchurch): J Bek® (Taimton School 
and S( Barter's HaB. captain). M Ponteem 
(Spattling GS and Hanford): G Har per 
(Abingdon and Si Effnund Hal): R Rueti 
(CuHord and Lincoln): J Ingha m ( King 
Edward VI. Sirmmgham and Merton* 0 
Vivian (Xmas School Worcester and St 
Catherine's)- R Oktonhra (Uppingham 
and Trinity) 

CAMBRIDGE: S WBeon (Christ's Hospital 
ana Magnafonet C EHm (Otago tftwer- 

ana Magdalene): C EBWe (Otago Uimer- 
srty. Now Zealand and Steney Sussex): G 
C Summon (KCS. Wimbledon and 

Downing): ft Pughe (WeMngmn Cotege 
and RtzwnHam); M Partington (MOftid 

end Emmanuel); D Ham (Caremam 

Schod and Sr Catharine's}: R Lewi® 
[Watford GS and Pembroke. Sub J 
Mackenzie. Aylesbury GS and Mag- 
dalene: J Smarter (The Perse and Mag- 
dalene): A Shattq (Cmerham School and 

lead in the 21 sr minute through 
Shafiq who struck after picking 
up Pughe's centre. Just before 

daisne). A Shafiq (Cmerham School and 
Downing). T Jackson (Windsor and St 
John s): A Ghaut (Kingston GS and St 

Umpires: M Martin (Southern Counties) 
and J Nash (Western Counties). 

The England Colts team to 
play Italy in Rome on March 22 
will be announced on Sunday 
after (be annual match against 
Loughborough University fresh- 
men the previous day (David 
Hands writes). The Colts squad 
which assembles for training 
this weekend includes five play- 
ers from Yorkshire who won the 
county championship this sea- 

The bad weather has hindered 
preparauons though the squad 
did come together for a produc- 
tive weekend in Birmingham 
last month. 

There is only a handful of 
survivors from junior repre- 
sentative rugby last season; 
Shaw, the Warwickshire half- 
back. went to Canada with the 
Colts last August; Harris, the 
Kent lock, played for England's 
18 group schools side against 
New Zealand and Bryant from 
the Combined Services Colts. 

played ia the 16 group schools 

One of the fascinations of 
Colts rugby is the spread of 
junior elute from which they 
come, an identification of those 
areas working hard at ibis 
important stage of the game. 
Mixed with Blackheath. Rosslyn 
Park and Coventry are 
Cleckheaton. Burn age and lo- 
niam who may take on teams 
from the senior clubs 

Cup dates in 
extra time 

The decision comes after sev- 
eral months of meetings. The 
complaint about Chester was 
made after he had played 
against the Barrow dab Fnr- 

(Hantepool Ro*ersJ. S Dakar (H 
J Bryant (Royal Navy). G 

(Weston-super -Mam). G Coflhte (Hotting- 
ham), R DMm (Leemm y on). J Dam 
(Lydneyl. ft Dmftanfi (Mosetey), T Gar- 
nott (tomans). C Gunrite (Bedford). S 
Gtefi (Sudbury). M Hants (EUacfofoath), H 
Hogan (Paignton J Horten (Haatax). J 
H«as (Barkers Burtsi. S Irving 
(OecKheawn), A Uamdon (Beating), p 

jo (wwdwnanij, R oopriiw (wosi 
OC.X T Outton (Sate), K Shaw 

Hamepoog. T Outon (Sate), K Shaw 
(Barkers Burtsi. G Taylor (Barnet), p W 

Thompson (Harflepocf Rovers). P D 
Thompso n (Huddersfield). A Young 
(Rosslyn Park). 

The Rugby Football Union 
have given permission for the 
John Player Special Cup semi- 
finals to be played up to and 
including April 5. The original 
date was March 22 but not all 
the quarter-finals will have been 
resolved by then (David Hands 

Three of the remaining fourth 
round ties — Northampton v 
London Scottish. Wakefield v 
Nottingham and Saracens v 
Gloucester — will be played this 
Saturday as will the quarter- 
final between London Welsh 
and Bath, the holders. 
Broughton Park play Leicester 
on Sunday in the fourth round 
but Blackheath are permitted to 
play their fourth round tie with 
Wasps on March 22, The win- 
ners will play either Wakefield 
or Nottingham on March 31 
with the semi-final to be played 
at the end of that week. 

The matter was drawn to 
the attention of the Rugby 
Football Union, who referred it 
to the Lancashire Rugby Union, 
who interviewed Fleetwood of- 
ficials and then passed on the 
final decision to the Giro Bank 

Mr Foslds said “We shall 
appeal against the decision. 
Everyone at the dob is totally 
devastated, and this has rained 
12 months of hard work making 
Fleetwood a top dab. In some 
respects it is a disaster, because, 
for instance, a dub as far away 
as Workington might not want 
to travel all the way to Fleet- 
wood, incurring all the costs, for 
a match which no longer has any 

However, we shall 
continue to field a folly repre- 
sentative side and will go all out 
to maintain oar unbeaten record. 
We intend to fulfil] all om- 

After the allegations over drug-taking, the race is on to find acceptable alternatives 

Restoring the national image with a pill a day 

Sport in Australia 


The archetypal Aussie has 
taken a bit of a battering 
recently. In Ibis land of a billion 
beer cans, where Rodney Marsh, 
the former Test wicketkeeper, 
was Lauded to the skies (and was 
probably legless in the clouds) 
for consuming 45 cans of the 
brew on a long-haul flight to 
London, a strange deviation 
from the norm has come to light. 
Australian sport has a drag 

Not of the cocaine kind that 
seems to beset almost every walk 
of life and baseball team in the 
United States. Nor is marijuana 
the culprit, despite the fact that 
this country rivals California 
with its love for the bid back 
position. The States still holds 

the edge nn that score too with 
Madison Square Garden smelt- 
ing and smaJung like a bush fire 
on ice hockey nights. 

No, the particular problem 
exposed by Dr Tony Millar, the 
former doctor to the Australian 
Commonwealth Games team, is 
anabolic steroids. In an issue of 
the medical journal. Current 
Therapeutics, be revealed the 
widespread use of steroids 
among athletes and advocated 
proper medical supervision for 
the users. He added, with crash- 
ing realism, that it was not the 
nxe of steroids that banned 
competitors from sport, it was 
getting caught. 

This was loo much for the 
authorities, who launched a 
huge counter propaganda cam- 
paign insisting that no athlete to 
their knowledge used drags and 
(hat the controversial Dr Millar 
was exercising imagination as 
well as bis right of free speech. 
They also put the “former' in his 
team doctor status at a meeting 

last week when he was un- 
ceremoniously sacked for bis 
news. After the meeting, a 
distinctly unrepentant Dr Millar 
said: “1 have brought this into 
the public view ami isn't it a 
marvellous thing for the athletes 
of Australia?" 

ties relented in time for her to 
win a bronze medal at the Los 
Angeles Olympics three years 

These goings-on pm a huge 
dent in the self-esteem of sport- 
ing A assies who think of their 
heroes' bulk and mnsde as being 
a natural inheritance. The 

circumference of a prop 
forward's neck lends the crack of 
heads on the field a smack of 
satisfaction in the stands. Now 
the whole struc t u re is tottering. 

In the long and enviable 
history of Australian sport only 
one athlete. Gael Martin, a shot 
putter, has ever been suspended 
for the use of steroids. She was 
banned for life in 1981 after the 
Pacific Conference Games in 
New Zealand. But she protested 
her innocence and the aotbori- 

However, at the Australian 
Institute of Sport, the federally 
funded centre for promising 
athletes and nncom promising 
standards, a massive research 
project is onder way to discover 
alternatives to drag use. “1 say. 
unequivocally, that the taking of 
drags is unhealthy and the 
development of alternative is the 
solution. Dr John Cheflen, the 
director of the Institute, said. 
“We cannot condone steroids. 
We most antiquate them." 

So far the wonders of science 
have come up with an alternative 
to corn flakes. A new breakfast 
cereaL Sustain, marketed by the 
Institute, is carving a swift niche 
for itself in the healthily enlight- 
ened public taste. No side 
effects, such as acne, sterility, 
liver cancer or moustaches, have 
yet been recorded, but nor have 

javelins been thrown oat of sight 
as a result. 

Back to r be drawing board. 
The Institute is now experiment- 
ing with amino acids and natural 
means of stimulating the pitu- 
itary gland. Meanwhile, indirid- 
oat athletes are recoursing to 
ingenuity as well as training to 
improve ou personal bests. One 
female athlete takes the pRl only 
during the competitive season 
since the boost of progest ero ne 
seems to increase her strength 
and endurance. 

And it is all thanks to one 
antioxidant pm a day. the new 
record bolder claims. This little 
miracle worker that he derrel- 

But, into this sad and cynical 
state of affairs, one ray of the 
ridiculous shines. A Sydney 
naturopath. 47-year-old J on 
Edmondson, has just crossed the 
threshold of pain and stepped 
straight into the Guinness Book 
of Records for completing 1,273 
push-ups. 983 double back 
arches and 201 sit-ups in 65 
minutes and 45 seconds. This 
particular combination is, it 
transpires, a world record. 

oped, known to its creator, as ' 
Enajoa, contains massive doses 
of vitamin C, E, B3 and B6, 
methionine, ziuc and other min- 
erals. It may also contain, so 
Edmondson believes, that foug- 
sooght altern a tiv e to sagging 
into armchairs and warrhhg 
Hadlee bowl out the Australian ' 
Test team - prolonged youth and 

As testimony to his rhmw. 
Edmondson has been taking 
antioxidants for 29 years and 
has, according to a medical 
colleague, the body of a 28-year- 

Clearly, hen is something 
that the International Olympic 
Committee should investigate. 
Whether it will appear on the 
IOC’s banned dra gs list or in 
their daily diet remains to be 



Richardson and 

Richards go 

^ re 

on the rampage 

From John Woodcock, Cricket Correspondent Trinidad 

1 niwwiiffP ■ *? 

VBBamm&L-.v* -tV* * 

M W 

A dazzling partnership of 1 17 
in nine overs between Richards 
and Richardson took West In- 
dies to 229 for three in an 

Richardson began to find his 
touch before 25 minutes were 


i> cri 

touch before 25 nannies 
lost ro rain around noon. 
At 106 Foster bowled H 

UlCh IU ^7 IVI saaawrw — raw n . _ . 

innings reduced by showers to as he went, for a P**P- wmcb 
37 overs in the second one-day brought, tf . anythin*, an 
imomiitiiMvit here vestetday. It acceleration tn. the _ scoring. 

international here 
thus made little di 

acceleration in the 
Richards was in® 1 


they were without Greentdge straightaway, racing ® 21 off 13 
and Dujon, who were both balls and running Jrfce a ymmg 
injured. The England team colt between «ickO£ Between 
showed four 

England team from that 

colt between wickets. Between 
their twentieth and thirtieth 

snowea rour c n a nann inai L —— . 

which lost tbefina of these overs West Indies scored 60, the 
matches a fortnight ago, Slade, excited bora of the viowti 

Smith. Foster and Ellison 
replacing Robinson. Gamng, 
Thomas and Taylor. 

The ground was encouragr 
udy full and the protest more 

drowning any dissenting noises 
from outside the ground. When 
Botham was bro u g h t bade to fo 
something about Rich ards, his 
first two overs cost 24 runs. 22 

uuuy IIUI «UXU U 1 & J/IVIWI 1U9I wv.-r — — « 

muted than before. From. the of them to Ric hards , tadodmga 
vast majority of Trinidadians straight six towards tire Cfoud- 

must have cornea collected sigh 
of relied the treasurer of the 
West Indian Cricket Board 
among them, of course. Not 
least because the pitch was a 

beauty for baiting, it was more 
like old times; and the opening 
overs from Botham and Foster 

weretidv. Foster's especially- To up and hit him tar over long leg, 
contain his locks. Botham has Next to go for six was Emberey. 

contain his lodes. Botham has 
taken to wearing a ba ndea u. 
Even- in Greenidge’s absence 

topped mountains. ■ _ 

Not to be outdone. R ichards 's 
Antiguan protegfe.. Rjchsodsoo, 
made his own brijUtani contribu- 
tion. His late cutting was a joy - 
deft yet decisive — and when (J . 
Ellison again strayed down the * 
Ira side Richardson picked him 
up and hit him for over long kg. 

Richards driving bus first 
against the sightscreen and then 

West Indies had a pair of over long on. in takip& returns 
opening batsmen from Bar- to the wicket Downtora had 
bados/Best being sent in with yards of ground to cover, this 

u. — t . tuM» crift ..d «k«f fSts hr tamh ifiif 

Haynes, but they were still 
involved in a run-oat. They had 
made 37 in 14 overs, mostly 
through the leg side off Botham 
anri Ellison, when Hayses foiled 
to respond to Best’s call, for a 
perfectly good single to mid-on. 
When Slack's return reached 
Down ton both batsmen were at 
the bowler’s end. 

Of West indies’ first 90 runs a 
good 75 must have come on the 
leg side. That, in fact, was the 
line Embnrey and Wfltey 
bowled when they came on 
together with their off-breaks, 
each with only three men on the 
off side. Haynes, with a better 
record in one-day cricket than in 
Tests, pulled with relish, and 

way and that. Only Lamb did 
not betray England’s lack of 
hard fielding practice. 


DL Haynes b Foster 53 

CA Best runout — tD 

R B Richardson not a* tt-t ; 2 

1 v A PfoJMrtfc c faster b Bottom — 82 

RAHarpornntout Q 

Extras frto A. nbi5J J9 

Tatar (3 wkte. 37 oars) — 229 

H A Gome*. tT R O PtewAlO MlTOnk 
J Gamer. C A WaltiL B PPanaraonOKitM 

BOWLING: Botnam 8-l-W-l. Foster W-t- 
42-1: SVson 8-0-57-0; Embirty A 

Wtfcy 3-O-T9-0 - 

ENGLAW: G A Goocrt, W N StedL D M 
SRMh. *0 1 Gower. A J Lamb. » T BMian. 
EBson. N A Foster. 

Umpires: S Mohammad sod C 

Australia rescued 

by Border again ,, „ ,„ c . c 

lristchurcb IAP) — New mav be decided by the third ** 4* ** 

Test, starting on March £3. . 

. Christchurch (AP) — New 
Zealand and Australia drew the 
second Test yesterday after the 
Australian captain Allan Border 
had scored his second century of 
the match to extricate his side 
from a difficult situation in the 
afternoon session. Almost all of 
Monday's play was lost to rain 
and Australia, with a first 
innings lead of 25 runs, would 

AUSTRALIA: find MMW9 (A R P mlw 
140.SH Waugh 7*: fU R a ta * 7 to US) 

O C Boone Gonm b Troup—— — « 
G R Marsh Km b Brac*wa« IS 

plastic rev 

have had to suffer a collapse in 
their second innings for an 
outright result to be achieved. 

That became a possibility 
when the tourists, who resumed 
at 49 for two. slumped to 130 for 
six shortly after lunch. But 
Border again proved equal to 
the task of steadying the Austra- 
lians. From 15 not out over- 
night, he carried his score to 114 
before declaring Australia’s sec- 
ond innings dosed at 219 for 

Border’s century, which fol- 
lowed a superb 140 in the first 
innings, was his eighteenth in 
Test cricket, a performance 
which earned him the man of 
the match award. 

Border’s declaration gave his 
bowlers an hour’s work-out 
before the match ended, at 
which stage New Zealand were 
16 for one. With the first Test 
drawn, the three-match series 

tWBPtoCpsDHscSM » 

■A R Borttef nor out ... - 1U 

GMRitctMC Smith bBraceiwB — _ 11 

GR Matthews c sub bHadto* — Z 

SJ Waugh c Smart b Bra c eraS ■■■—— 1 
TJZoehrerc Rutherford bSracarai 13 

R Bright not out — ■ 21 

Extras (Ki6.w1.nb3) 10 

Total (7 wkts) 216 

MU OF WICKETS: MS. 2*2. 3-W. 4- 
12D.S-129.6-T30. 7-167 . 

BOWUNG Hadteo S-t-47-2: TitMp 15-0- 
50-1: Chartefo 17-6*90. Bracem* 35- 
12-77-4. Red l-l-OO; Coney S-l-W-O. 
NEW ZEALAND: Rnt mnoc 339 p4 D 
Crowe 137. J V Corny 98; S RWtotf) 4 tor 
56. BA Reel * lor 9$ 

Second enngs 

BA Edgar c and oMatteews I 0 

JG Wright not Out 4 

j f Reid not out : — : — a 

Extras (nb3) — .3 

Total (1 wkf) 18 


BOWLING: Gttbert 7-4-94; Reid *0-7-0; 
Matthews 300-1. 

Gaffe (Reuter) — An unfin- 
ished third-wicket stand of 86 
between Qasim Omar and 
Rameez Raja helped Pakistan 
recover from the Joss of xwo 
wickets on the first day of their 
three-day match against a Sri 
Lanka Board XI yesterday. 

SCORES: Pakistan first mnn fl5 Jor 
two (Oasm 32 n o. Rameez Sf n<* 

TZZZ* 4 » - 



Wojtinek holds 
off Kelly’s 
late challenge 

From John Wflcockson 
St Etienne 

Player with 
barely a 
minute to spare 

By Colin McQmilan 

Bruno Wojtinek, the useful 
French sprinter who will be 23 
tomorrow, gained his second 
successive stage win in the 
Paris-Nice • race yesterday. 
Displaying great assurance on a 
wide, uphill finishing straight in 
one of the less salubrious quar- 
ters of this industrial city, 
Wojtinek held off a fate chal- 
lenge from Sean Kelly, who 
retained his overall lead. 

The lO-second bonus won by 
the Frenchman enabled him to 
claim second place overall only 
nine seconds behind Kelly. The 

entering the last 150 metres, but 
the second rider stopped his 
effort and I had to slow. I had no 
time to catch the Frenchman." 

Only half of the field remains 
together until the end. A succes- 
sion of long climbs in the Forez 

hills causal many problems 
among the less fit ridets. 

Until the hills took their toff 
me stage had been dominated 
for five hours by the former 
world pursuit champion. Alain 
Bondue. of France. He made a 
characteristic solo break soon 
after leaving the start in the 
Burgundy wine village of Buxy. 
He gained a maximum lead of 
20 minutes, but he was even- 
tually caught 50 kilometres from 
by uk 


Bauv (Can), absanw tens. ‘ ^ ^ 

The breakthrough from 
promise to success in inter- 
national sport is often tire most 
demanding stage in any career, 
pie need to nurse a burgeoning 
domestic reputation conspires 
exhausting! y with, increasing 
opportunity abroad. 

Martin Bodimeade, the 22- 
year-old Berkshire champion, is 
a case in point. This week, his 
ambitious schedule demanded 
involvement in three ’ major 
competitions simultaneously in 
two countries, often with Just 
minutes to spare travelling be- 
tween matches. 

On Sunday, Bodimeade 
played two matches to reach the 
final of the Wilson Greater 
London Open. On Monday be 
flew early to Paris for practice 
on a new transparent court then, 
m tire afternoon, deflated Chris 
Kooct (son, of Australia, frrthe- 
nret round of the French Open 

By 4pm he was in the air again 
to connect wrth a fast car at 
Heathrow which took him to 
Suipes dub in West London to 
tneet Gavin Dupre, of Jersey, in 
the Wilson finaL Dupre isa 33- 
year-okl German-based pro- 
fessional coach who knew 
^°35h *o keep Bodimeade on 
P minute s for his 9-2; 
*-^9-3 victory. 

the women's Greater Lon- 
don title went to the wodd 
champion. Susan Devoy, of 
New Zealand, who resisted an 
enterprising attack from Lisa 
the Nottingham-based 
defending champion.'' Miss 
Devoy won 7-9. 9.7. 9-3, 9-5 in 
5o nunuics 


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and ready 
to frustrate 

u^ts K f^ n i ® inspection is 

11115 morning. If the 

wuragues at AnfieW tonight twKnMtnni l »ii^.» 

and help Queen’s Part Ra«L 
ers into the Milk Cup finaL 

tie isposiponea again, or gu v s 
ahead and ends in a draw, it 
will go out live on ITVthis 
wttfamd in place of one of the 
sixth round games. ’ 

. The FA have drawn up 
complex contingency, plans to 
ensure that television gets 
something to show on Sunday. ' 
If tomorrow's Upton Park 
„ _ .. . . Same produces a positive 

Si sus Pf nsK >^ resuh, then the winners’ sbcth- 

m also return as Raneerc round tie at Derby or Sheffield 

Wednesday will be the gn m ^, 
But if it produces a result and 
draw their replay at 
d Wednesday, then the 
second replay between Derby 
and Sheffield Wednesday will 
be the live match. 

Watford, meanwhile, have 
hired water pomps in an. 
attempt to save tonight’s 
home fifth round tie with 
Bury. A morning inspection is 
planned at Vicarage Road. 

The club secretary, Eddie 
Plumley, said: “The ground is 
soil rock hard and although 
some of the ice has come out 
of the surface it is just laying 
on top. The rain has only 
increased the amount of water 
on the pitch.” . 

Lotos Town will not an- 
nounce their side fix’ tonight’s 
FA Cup fifth round second 
replay against Arseni until 
shortly before kick-off. 
Luton's manager, David 
Pleat, said that he was delight- 
ed with the form of his team 
on the bone-hard surface in 
Monday night's goalless draw 
at Arsenal but added^I may 
change things a little,” Daniel, 
Mark Stein and Breacker are 
the additions to the 12 on duty 
at Highbury. 

Robinson, who can play in 
midfield or in attack, has 
missed four games with a 
fractured cheekbone but is 
certain to play in the semi- 
“ na k second leg. Bannister, 
the clubs top scorer, and 
James, who has finished serv- 

wui also return as Rangers 
attempt to defend their one- 
goal advantage. 

Bannister did not play in the 
defeat at Birmingham on Sat- 
urday because of knee liga- 
ment trouble. “He saw a 
specialist yesterday afternoon 
and there are no problems,” 
his manager, Jim Smith, con- 
firmed. Robinson missed the 
first leg because of his facial 
injury and his only outing in 
the past month was a friendly 
against Weymouth last week. 

Rangers delay selection 
from 13, and Smith’s main 
problem is where to play 
Fenwick. Smith, however, dis- 
missed suggestions that be will 
play five men in defence. 
“Every dub has to defend at 
An field but we are going there 
to be as positive as we can,** he 

Walsh, who has been in- 
jured for the last few weeks, is 
included in a Liverpol squad 
of 14. 

West Ham United's long- 
delayed FA Cup fifth round 
meeting with Manchester 
United could be televised live 
Sunday. With the thaw 


now giving clubs . problems 
with flooding after the big 
freeze, tonight's game is still in 

War waged on the 
plastic revolution 

Terry Shipman, the Leicester 
City chairman, has canvassed 
all Football League dubs in the 
campaign to have artificial 
pitches outlawed. Shipman Ins 
asked them whether they would 
support a ban at this summer’s 
annual meeting and stop' the 
spread of the {Nastk revolution.. 

Five dubs are lined ’up to 

follow the lead of Queen’s fiiik appeared in the High Court over 
Rangers and Lmott-^We’ffimk of £3J00 owed < to the 

that this summer will see the last 
chance for the dubs to control 
the use of artificial surfaces/* 
Shipman said. ■’■■■. - V 

Luton have said they would 
consider closure if ordered, to 
tear up their pitch, which has 
boosted their income from out- 
side sources, but Shipman said: 
“Any acceptance that football 
should take second {dace to 
commercial considerations will 
merely ensure the final collapse 
of the game as a spectator 

Leicester have sug ges te d three 
sample resolutions to fellow 
dubs: the first bans plastic 
pitches from the start of the 
1 988-89 season (except in excep- 
tional circumstances); the sec- 
ond limits the ban to the top two 
divisions; the third would allow 
QPR and Luton to retain then- 
surfaces but prevent other first 
and second division teams 
following suit 

• The Cardiff City ma nagin g 
director. Ron Joses, believes the 
Welsh dub can be saved from 
closure. The dub's switchboard 
has bear inundated with calls 
from people interested in join- 
ing a consortium to take over 
the third division dob when the 


Highbury pantomime 
slips into high farce 

David Pleat's belief in arti- 
ficial turf was strengthened by 
the state of the Highbury pitch 
on which his Laton team chal- 
lenged Arsenal for an FA. Cup 
quarter-final place on Monday 

“It was a wonderful advertise^ 

meat for synthetic pitfhf* 
Meat said after a farcical fifth 
round replay ended in a goalless 
draw after extra time. I was at 
the ground with Don Howe at 
I lam to see a local referee pass 
ibe pitch fit and because weare 
respectable managers we abide 
by his decision. 

“But in taking off the snow, 
danagerous icy patch*! were 
revealed and they me always a 
hazardous element for players. 

Arsenal lost the toss for choice 
of second replay venue and will 
return today w Luton s ground 

rounds, at Newcastle, Hull and 

“I still have three rounds to go 
but I'm hoping that we can 
make it all the way to Wembley 
and I have the chances to score. 
There is nothing tike potting the 
hat! into the net." Saunders said. 
“It's every striker’s dream and I 
was thrilled to bits when 
scored the only goat" 

Saunders has scored IS goals 
ihic season, with nine in the East 
12 games, and the Bri ghton 
rtiPTH Upr Chris' Catifin regards 
him as one of the best captures 
of his managerial career. 

Pa ulin signed Saunders from 

Swansea on a free transfer at the 

end of last season. “We still 
have the best of this lad to come: 
He is still only in second gear as 
far as far as I'm concerned,” he 
— :j “u. w uttinA better with 

Barcelona are depleted but 
refuse to be pessimistic 

present owners, Kenton Util- 
ities, poll out at the end of the 

• Bangor City, fflimlnaind from 
this season’-s European Cnp- 
winners’ Cup by mighty Atlelico 
Madrid, escaped closure yes- 
terday through a legal technical- 
ity, but perhaps only for seven 
days. The Multipart league dub 

Leeds firm, Norton and Wright, 
hr connection with a lottery 
promotion deaL But because of 
a legal detail in tbe preparation 
of the case, the bearing has been 
adjourned to next Monday. 

• Chris NidfotL the Soothamp- 
ton manager, has firmly dis- 
counted speculation halting 
England goalkeeper Peter 
Shilton with Li verpooL “Peter is 
staying at the Dell and that's the 
end of the matter,” he said. 
Shilton is under contract to 
Southampton until June, 1989, 
when he noil be nearly 40. . 

has been criti- 
one of England’s lead- 

ing referees. Dalglish is accused 
of being difficult to handle by 
Sheffield's Keith Hadoett in his 
book, Hackeu's Law (Collins 

Hackett says: “Kenny will put 
his arm and his rear anywhere in 

an effort to get the balL At times 
he is guilty of backing into a 
defender, then, when he finishes 
on the ground, he will appeal for 

a free kick when be has per- 
petrated the fouL Rom a refs 
point of view, he can be difficult 
to handle.” 

Hie key mm ? Platini (1 eft), tbe Javentas playmaker; Black (centre), Aberdeen's goalsnafcher and Archibald (right), on 

whose fitness Barcelona's hopes depend 

go for 

By Hugh Taylor 

Aberdeen, the Scottish cham- 
pions, whose style is effectively 
modern, may revert to more old 
fashioned methods in their at- 
tempt to reach the semi-final of 
the European Cup by beating 
IFK Gfteboig decisively in the 
first leg of the quarter-final tie at 
PiabdiTe tonight. 

Alex Ferguson, die Aberdeen 
manager, is fortunate in having 
at his command the ideal play- 
ers to make full use of tbe potent 
combination of accurate cross 
and telling header. 

He knows already that his 
centre forward, Eric Black, 
whose power in the air evokes 
memories of McGrory and 
Thornton, is tbe player most 
feared by tbe Gofeborg man- 
ager, Gunde Bengtssou, and 
soon be may recall the often 
injured but Superbly talented 
winger, Peter Weir, to provide 
the precise . crosses to whet 
Black's appetite. Certainly Aber- 
deen are firm favourites to win 
but their manager's biggest task 
may be to ensure that tbe 
players do not underrate their 

GOleborg may have come to 
Scotland with tales of woe: no 
competitive football since 
November, a 7-3 defeat by 
Wimbledon in a practice match, 
goalkcepmg problems, and wor- 
ries that -recently-signed playm 5 ™^™ & without seven 
?°!»SE JOWCd wtuaeto ofSSpScts. all internationals, 

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enced in Europe to pay heal to 
the com plain is of wily rivals. He 
has warned his ride that G 6 te~ 
borg, who are known as angels 
but play in the combative 
Viking style, are the only Swed- 
ish dub to have won a major 
European tournament, the 
UEFA Cup in 1982, have been 
skilfully rebuilt by their man- 
ager in pursuit of winning the 
European Cup, and in Tor 
Nilsson have a disting u ished 
striker and in Gerry Carfsson a 
director of the midfield in the 
Liam Brady mould. 

Notwithstanding, Alex Fer- 
guson considers that if Aber- 
deen play to form - and they 
have proved almost invincible 
at home, although their away 
record is poor - they can score 
tbe three goals be feds are 
neces sa ry to see them into the 

The thaw has come in time to 
allow play at Pitiodrie but 
Aberdeen had to move south to 
vain at Tannadice for what 
Ferguson is describing as their 
most important match. It was a 
helpful gesture by Dundee 
United to allow tbeir rivals for 
tbe Scottish championship the 
use of their beared pitch. 

It is difficult to visualize 
Aberdeen ever having a better 
chance than this to reach the 
European Cup semi-finals but it 
is no secret that the players 
would be happier if they were to 
receive more encouragement 
from their supporters, who are 
loyal and proud of their team 
but hardly the most vociferous 
of followers. 

Every few years the European 
Cup produces a truly outstand- 
ing team. During 30 years there 
have been no more than seven 
or eight- When Barcelona, thrifi- 
ing]y adventurous, ran away 
with the Spanish title last year 
they looked good enough per- 
haps to join that rare group, but 
a calamitous succession of inju- 
ries this season has tested the 
ingenuity of tbeir manager. 
Terry Venables, to its limit: and 
never more so than in the 
European Cup quarter-final 
against Juventus. For Barcelona 
to defeat the cup holders would 
be an exceptional achievement 

Ever since 1961, when a 
scintillating old-fashioned ‘for- 
ward line* of Kubala, Suarez, 
Evaristo, Kocsis and Cribor was 
undermined in the final against 
Benfica by two goal keeping 
blunders beyond even the 
imagination of Grobbdaar, 
Barcelona have been trying to 
buy tbeir way to the European 
tide. Despite the coming and 
going of Cruyff and then 
Maradona, and of managers 
such as Michels, Weisweder, 
Lattek and Menotti. they had 
only once subsequently won the 
Spanish title. Then Venables, 
Schuster, Archibald and the 
most integrated attacking team 
seemed capable of realizing the 
Catalonian dream. 

Yet in tonight’s first leg, the 

round against Porto four 
months ago, while Juventus will 
be missing only Serena, the 
attacking partner of Laudxup. 
because of suspension 
Venables and his assistant. 
Alan Harris, are this morning 
waiting to see the reaction 

From David Miller, Barcelona 

overnight to training yesterday 
of Alcsanco, their dominating 
centre back, and Archibald, 
whose away goal in a 3-1 defeat 
in Porto earned tbeir quarter- 
final place. Archibald has a 
slight groin strain and is doubt- 

Definitely absent are 
Schuster, still recovering from a 
calf injury, and Caldere from 
midfield, and three of the best 
four forwards, Rojo. Marcos 
and Clos. For most dubs this 
would be a disastrous setback, 
yet Venables, permutating 
among every member of a squad 
of 24. has kept his team in 
second place in pursuit of Real 
Madrid in tbe league and has 
reached the semi-final of the 
National Cup. 

Venables, who has studiously 
refused to be pessimistic, under 
the daily pressure of the swarm 
of press and television and the 
120.000 supporters who will be 
at Not) Camp tonight, says that 
tbe team can still perform 
without Schuster or any other 
player. This has given con- 
fidence to the reserves such as 
Alonso and Amarilla in attack. 
Pedraza in midfield and Fradere 
at centre back, and morale 
remains high following his re- 
moval of the captaincy from 

In the triangle of power 
fluctuating between Schuster, 
Venables and Nunes, the presi- 
dent— who has been loyal to his 
manager — it is not yet dear why 
Schuster has wanted to break a 
contract which still has two 
years 10 ran. The West German 
gossiping tabloid. Bi/d, yes- 
terday alleged that Adidas, with 
whom Schuster is under 
commercial contract, had of- 
fered a huge financial incentive 

to persuade him 10 make peace 
with Franz Beckenbauer and 
return to the World Cup team, 
but by mid-day Adidas head- 
quarters emphatically denied 

Venables, who has never 
found Schuster anything but 
wholly committed on the field, 
is calmly waiting for the player 
to disclose his hand in the 
negotiations, and meanwhile 
believes that all is far from lost 
against Juventus. He travelled 
with Harris to see Juventus in 
an unimpressive 2-1 victory 
over Udinese on Sunday. They 
both consider that the compul- 
sive defensive mentality of the 
Italians, who give little support 
to Laudrup up front, gives 
Barcelona a realistic chance 
over two legs. 

“We can win the tie as much 
in Turin as here”, Venables 
says. “We have to be careful that 
the emotional demands of our 
crowd, wanting us logo forward, 
does not encourage us to leave 
ourselves exposed to Juventus 
counter-attacks. We have to be 
sure they don’t score an a way 
goal, and are obliged 10 come at 
us in Turin in two weeks' time, 
by when several of our injured 
players may have recovered." 

Juventus, winners of the 
World Club Championship 
even after the departure of 
Bo nick. Rossi and Tardelli. are 
keen to retain the European title 
in a final fire of the horrendous 
overtones of last May. Part of 
Venables’s strategy to ensure 
they do 001 is to use zonal 
marking in midfield, as North- 
ern Ireland -did against France 
last week, and not get drawn out 
of position by Platini’s skill on 
the balL It promises to be a game 
of chess rather than fireworks. 

Pfaff a spy out in the cold 

Munich (Reuter) — Bayern 
Munich's Belgian international 
Jean-Marie Pfaff has swapped 
his usual goalkeeping role for 
that of master spy in the run-up 
to his team's European Cup 
quarter-final with Anderiecht 

Pfaff who teams up with 
many of the Anderiecht players 
in the Belgian national ride, has 
given the Bayern trainer Udo 
Lattek a thorough assessment of 
what tbe West German cham- 
pions can expect. But Lattek will 
continue to dispense with Pfaff s 
services between the posts, deal- 
ira a harsh blow to his chances 
or playing in this summer's 
World Cup finals in Mexico. 

Though Pfaff has fully recov- 
ered from a groin operation late 
Iasi year, the brilliant form ofhis 
replacement Rairaood Auroann 
is keeping him out of the team. 
The unhappy Pfaff rated one of 
the best goalkeepers in the 
world, desperately wanted to see 
some action, especially as Bel- 
gian national trainer Guy Thys 
has said be will play in Mexico 
only if he is first choice at 
Bayern. Pfaff is also keen to 
show he is better than the 

Anderiecht goalkeeper Jacques 
Munaron, up to now Belgium’s 
second choice. 

Anderiecht. the Belgian 
League leaders, boast a for- 
midable attack who have scored 
67 goals this season. But there 
are strong doubts over whether 
they can strike fear into the 
heart of a Bayern defence who 
have conceded only 25 goals in 
as many games. 

Bayern may be only a pale 
imitation of the great side who 
won the European Cup three 
years in a row in the mid-1970s, 
but they are on top form at the 
moment, having picked up 14 
points from eight games. 

In the quarter-finals of tbe 
Cup Winners’ Cup Rapid Vi- 
enna, last season's beaten final- 
ists, face a stern test against an 
improved Dynamo Kiev side for 
whom Blokhin has been 
out stan ding. The Ukrainians 
recently won the title feu* the 
eleventh time in 25 years. 

Benfica, who are managed by 
the Englishman John 
Mortimore and are still trying to 
recapture past European glory, 
will stan slight favourites 
against Dnkla Prague .In a meet- 

ing between teams from East 
and West Germany. Dynamo 
Dresden take on and should 
prove technically superior to 
Bayer Uerdingen. 

Red Star Belgrade's en- 
counter with Atletjco Madrid 
could hinge on how well the 
Spanish team's suspect defence 
cope on a heavy pitch in the first 
legin the Yugoslav capital. 

The other Madrid giants. 
Real, go for a big first-leg lead as 
they defend the UEFA Cup 
against the unfavoured Swiss 
team. Neuchate! Xamax. One off 
Real's three big summer 
signings. Rafael Gordilio. will 
miss the ga m e 

After impressive victories 
over Metz. 1 orino and Dnepr, 
Hajduk Split look a possible bet 
for the trophy and should 
progress to the semi-finals at the 
expense of Waregem- 

The UEFA Cup provides 
Inter Milan with their last 
chance of glory this season and 
progress could depend on the 
ability of star strikers Kari~ 
Heinz Rummenigge and 
Altobelli to take whatever open- 
ings come their way in the first 
leg against Nantes. 

England manager’s PR exercise down Mexico way 

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The England manager, Bobby 
Robson, here b Mexico oa a 
three-day visit, is worried about 
the England fans, public rela- 
tions with tbe Mexicans and tbe 
altitude problem. But, stub- 
bornly cheerful, he says he is 
“here to win the World Cm", 
reckoning England are one of 10 
teams with a chance of becooriog 
world champions is June- 

“Tea countries we in it,” be 
said. “There’s no one team with 
a dear edge over the rest, none 
that stands . out like an 
are 10 tbafli bo difficult to 

Robson singled oat France, 
Argentina and Bnuff Abo, 
possibly out of deference to Ids 
hosts, be mentioned Mexico, 
though lew here believe they will 
be serins contenders. One 
player, fittle known in Britain, 
who Robson thinks will be worth 
watching out for in Jane is 
Uruguayan striker Enzo 
Francescoti, known as “Tbe 
Prince” In Arg entina where, 
ittackofcfc* . 
he h the league's 
.leading scorer. 

Robson is aware he has some 
ground to make op a winning 
over the locals in Monterrey — 
the stage for England's first 
round moap — haring caused 
something of a storm in tbe local 
press with remarks about the 
aasuitabQfty of the city as a 
World Cap site. 

But he also knows that 
troublemakers among the En- 

gland fans coaid undermine afl 
hs best PR intentions. 

“Alt it takes is two people and 
you’ve got a problem cm your 
hands. Unfortunately, that prob- 
lem then affects us. We can’t 
ignore it and inevitably it takes 
the edge off oar game,” said 

“The players are fed up with 
this sort of thing. Let's jast hope 
those who make tbe trip orerare 
the decent majority who love the 
game and jnst want to be part of 
a marveflous World Cap.” 

Robson is fa Mexico with the 
England team doctor, Verona 
Edwards, to have a dose look at 
facilities for his players fa tire 
hot northern city of Monterrey 
and fa nearby SaffiUo, where the 
team will be staying. 

Robson expressed initatioa at 
■criticism by Kerin K eeg an, 
among others, at the deriston to 
use Saltillo as the team's bead- 
quarters. “We have to five at 
akkaAe. There's as way around 
that. That's why we have no 
choice bat SafttBo,” said Rob- 

Saltillo's disadvantage is tint 
it is 75 minutes drive from 
Monterrey. Bui, at 5,100 feet H 
k around the average attitude of 
the other World Cup sites, and 
3*500 feet higher than Monter- 

Robson said, however, that 
die team would go down to 
Monterrey every day to 
traIn.“The players have to get 
osed to the heat aad the flight of 
the balL” 


Robson; stubbornly cheerful 

Intere sti n gl y. Robson appears 
mere worried about the thinness 
of the air at it wUl affect ball 
control than its possible effects 
on tbe fitness of his players. “If 
ear pwwwitg doesn't work, weff 
thetL_" said Robson, finishing 
the sentence with an e xpre s s iv e 

Dr Edwards is helping Rob- 
son in ensuring facilities at the 
team's hotel faSaltiilo will be ap 
to scratch, with special attention 
to such matters as the qnefity of 
the bottled water. Robson said 
be was “delighted” with the 
hotel which has promised to 

provide the players (who arrive 
oa May 25) with table teams and 
pool tables and a juke box, 
among other necessities. 

Robson has a fist of food Hems 
be will present to the hotel 
management as essential for his 
players. High on tbe list is an 
entry for HP sauce. “The lads 
love it” explained Robson. 

He said he has no intention of 
bringing oat food from England, 
or even a chef, as Sir Alf Ramsey 
did in 1970. “We don't want to 
antagonize the Mexicans this 
time around,” said Robson, 
clearly recalling the negative 
impact of what people here saw 
as Ramsey's patronizing jingo- 

Robson, who emphasized the 
need to get on with the job at 
hand without dwelling exces- 
sively on the difficulties, insisted 
on not faking a pessimistic view 
of tbe backlog in teagne fixtures 
at home. “The Football League 
have promised the season will be 
over by May 3. I'D be faking my 
players away with me oa May 7 
even If there are still league 
gaums left to play." 

For afl his confidence, Robson 
co aid not repress a wry anile 
when asked to comment mi the 
intensive World Cup prepara- 
tions of {be Mexican squad who; 
come June, will not have played 
a league game iu 12 months. 
“It's tbe difference between 
black and white, isn't it?" said 

John Carlin 

Advocacy for 
Sunday racing 
put forward 

Sir Woodrow Wyatt, chair- 
man of the Horserace Toul- 
isator Board, yesterday called 
for revising the law to allow 
Sunday racing. Speaking at the 
Toie's annual lunch, he reported 
ihat crowds in Ireland had 
trebled when racing was 
switched 10 Sunday. 

He said: “There seems to be 
something wrong with the 
Jockey Gub control of futures, 
but they have become so 
enlighicnal I am sure they will 
act immediately to correct this 
anomaly. The Jockey Gub are 
radical leaders in supporting 
Sunday racing against the 
conservative pessimists. Dear 
Old England, always decades 
behind everyone che. 

“Once the" English made jokes 
about the Irish. Now the Irish 
have the laugh on us. They are 
promoting Sunday racing bril- 
liantly. At Leopardslown in 
1985 the Wessetl meeting was 
on a Wednesday. This year it 
was on Sunday. February 16. 
The audience trebled. 
Bookmakers' turnover nearly 
doubled and the Tote turnover 
more than doubled to make a 
new course record. 

“The racing industry could, 
like other major sports, break 
the law and have Sunday racing 
We don't because until the law is 
changed, cash betting would be 
illegal — and there would be 
plenty of it on the course, in the 
pubs and clubs and the back 
streets. I'm sure our enlightened 
Home Secretary will recognize 
the nobility of our restraint and 
take action to update the law on 
line with all other civihzed 

He went on: “Last year 1 said 
the Tote profits for the year 
ending March 31, 1985, should 
be around £l.3m. In the event 
they were £ 1.466m. an increase 
of 59 per cent over the previous 
year. That was before our profit- 
sharing scheme which cost 
£66.000. It gave all our staff the 
equivalent of an extra week's 

“We had hoped for profits a 
bit better by the end of this 
March- Thai was before we lost 
50 race days in February — a 
record. And we are still losing 
race days we had last year.’’ 

He said: “Our sponsorship is 
spread over 45 courses. We are 
not so publicity-conscious as 
only to sponsor races which are 
televised. In (986 our sponsor- 
ship has a budget of £266.800. 
That is now larger than the 
sponsorship of any of the big 
four bookmakers. Each is much 
richer than we are. 

“I am not saying this as a dig 
at my bookmaker friends, just to 
encourage them to try to do 
better than the Tote, which a few 
years ago many bad written off 
as a spent force in racing We 
have kept our profits in racing 
In the calendar year 1984 our 
direct payments to racecourses 

were £839.000. Last year they 
were £990.000. In 1986 we 
estimate they they will be 
£1 .3m. This is a pretty rapid rate 
of increase. With growing co- 
operation from the racecourses 
we hope it will continue. 

“The Levy Board have re- 
lieved us. of paying levy on our 
credit turnover on-course form 
April / — a levy which was never 
paid by the favoured book- 
makers. This reliefbas helped us 
— though it nowhere near covets 
the cost - to increase our 
payment to racecourses on kiosk 
turnover to 4 per cent from 
April I. We are also increasing 
from four to 5 per cent the 
percentage we pay to race- 
courses of our racecourse bet- 
ting shop turnover. Our kiosk 
turnover i$ now over a third ot 
tbe cash turnover we take on the 

“Four years ago the Tote 
share of racecourse turnover 
had sunk to 12 J per cent Now 
it is up to 1 5.5 per cent but my 
bookmaker friends should not 
weep vet- In 1969 the Tote share 
of the turnover on-course was 
25 per cent. Though we intend 
to get back to that figure, we will 
not get there this year. The more 
the Tote takes on course, the 
more money we pay to the 

“When you include our sup- 
port for the Racing Information 
Bureau, the Apprentices School, 
and to the Levy, our contribu- 
tion to racing was £1 ,594m in 
1983-84. £1.773m in 1984-85 
and we expea it to be around 
£2m in 1985-86. In addition our 
aid to racecourses with new 
buildings came to £438.000 in 
1985. We expect it to be 
£600.000 in 1986. 

He continued: “A fnendly 
word to the Racecourse Associ- 
ation. Don't try to charge too 
much for televising your races 
daily. There is a danger that 
bookmakers will be content 
with the BBC «nd Channel 4 
televised races and fill in the rest 
of the day with live greyhound 
racing That would be a tremen- 
dous blow to the Racecourse 
Association and to the Levy, 
which gets nothing from grey- 
hound raring 

“While horse racing has been 
off, untelevised dog racing has 
maintained the belting shops' 
turnover somewhere between 60 
per cent and 70 per cent of 
'normal. Televised live grey- 
hound racing if not matched by 
an increase in put from the 
Racecourse Association could 
make a dramatic shift in the 
pattern of betting in the shops. 

“[ don’t believe attendances 
will suffer much if at all. 
Televising of other sports has 
multiplied the live crowds. It is 
up to the racecourses to see that 
any newcomers enjoy racing 
when they try it." 

More racing, page 24 


Coe stops playing 
musical chairs 

By Pat Botcher, Athletics Correspondent 

Sebastian Coe’s 3.000 metres 
in the indoor match against the 
United States at Cosford on 
Saturday may be the last major 
event he will ran on a domestic 
track until the Commonwealth 
games in Edinburgh in July. 
Coe will eschew the televised 
spectaculars in favour of run- 
ning abroad or for his Haringey 
club in British Athletic League 

Coe denied that his decision 
had anything to do with the new 
subventions package, which has 
halved the £ 20.000 per race 
which he got for competing in 
last year’s televised specfacu- 

But in the past Coe has fainted 
at a distaste for the lack of 
financial provisions for British 
international athletes (apart 
from Zola Budd), considering 
the amount of money coming 
into the sport. The principal 
reason he cited yesterday was 
the British weather, which 
caused the recurrence of a back 
injury last summer, resulting in 
an early finish to his season. 

He also hinted that he would 
welcome avoiding the game of 
musical chairs, with athletes 
swapping events to avoid one 
another, which culminated in 

the Olympic champion. 
Joaquim Cruz, being banished 
from Crystal Palace last year. 

Coe added: “Imagine trying to 
back out of a race because of the 
weather when thousands of 
people have paid to see you. If I 
go to club meetings in May. and 
the weather's likely to do me 
more harm than good, my club 
officials wilL I hope, be more 
aware of my need to withdraw.” 

Coe. who was attending a 
function which Cadbury’s are 
sponsoring to raise at least 
£25,000 for the Sport Aid 
Foundation, also believed that 
with so many highly compet- 
itive meetings and champion- 
ships in the calendar nowadays, 
the league fixtures would permit 
him to experiment with 400- 
metre races and relays for his 
speed or with 5.000-metre races, 
the distance at which he hopes 
to compete in the 1987 world 
championships. But first he has 
to try to get past Dave Lewis, his 
partner in Saturday’s race for 
England against the United 
States, sponsored by Kodak. 
Lewis beat Coe with relative 
ease in the AAA indoor 
championships at Cosford five 
weeks ago. 


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Quarter-final, first leg 
Aberdeen v Gdteborg 

FA Cup 
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Watford v Bury (7.45) 

West Ham v Manchester Utd 
Fifth round replay 
Sheffield Wed v Derby 
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Luton v Arsenal 

Milk Cup 

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Liverpool v QPR 

Fourth division 
Hartlepool v Port Vale 
Peterborough v Tranmere 
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Chatteris v Sown Town Rangers. 

EAST AN0UAN CUP: CotchesSr United v 

(Melon: RadetHle Boro v Wlnslofd. 
League Cuts Fourth round: Great 
Harwood v KirWw 

mier (Melon: Bristol Manor Farm v 
Plymouth Argyig Mteenead v Rome: 
Saitash United v Barnstaple. Rrat di- 
vw«ja: Orrery S< Wary v Wmoomo (7.45), 
Radstock 1 Porrvray Bnstol (7451. 

quay v Bristol Rovers: Exeter v Bristol City 

University v Oxford liniversny (230fc Old 
Boys League XI v Southern Amatew 
League »(at FlneWey FC). 


lands v Barbarians (St Northampton. 3.0)). 
UAlfc Sao»-finats Loughborough v Bir- 
mingham (at Rugby. £30h Swansea v 
Noangham (at Stroud. £30). 

flnate: Leicester v Kingston (a; Sutton 
CokOeH 2.15k South Bank v Leads (at 
StratfonL 2.15). 

CUffi MATCHES: Aberavon v Aberffery 
“ Bridgend v Swansea (7.15); Cardittv 
0(7 . ) 5). Oxford Umvarsty v Oxford- 
shire (7.15); Nuneaton » Moseley (at 
Moseley, 7.15). Postponed: Rugby v RAF. 


ford y Hue. Postponed; Bradford v 


BASKETBALL: National champi o nih fo; 
Quarter-dnat Ponsmouth FC v Bir- 
mingham Bullets (8.0). Brtttaft Hastens 
Firet elbnlnnipn rxxnfc Caueruaie 
Explorers v Happy Eater Bracknefl pi- 
rates SoerrMgs Sotenr Stars v warning 

HOCKEY: UtMsnfen Ctamokonsfops 
(at National Hockey Centra. WBesdanv 
Poxa Eipmti London League: Cheam 
v London University. Oxford University y 
Hawks (4.15). 

SQUASH RACKETS: Cetsstton Bran 
open (at Queen s Club). 





Fitzgerald’s fit 
team should 

leave the rest 


B> Mandarini Michael Phillips) 

Jimmy Fitzgerald looks lhe 
trainer to follow at C'auerick 
lotto t if racing does rake place. 
Al ter expressing a fair amount 
of surprise at the prospect 
yesterday, the genial 5 1 -year- 
old Irishman, who lives not 
far away at Malum and now- 
commands one of the most 
successful stables in the land, 
went on 10 intimate that his 
horses will not fail tor want of 
limess even after an enforced 
break of four weeks. 

The Rudby Selling Handi- 
cap certainly represents a drop 
in class tor Call Me Claire. 

“Mine have done us much 
strong' groundwork as they 
would have done normally: 
perhaps, upon reflection, even 
more. - were his words. Long 
stints up his all-weather strip, 
interspersed with (rips to the 
seaside to work along Filey 
beach seem to have done the 

With one eye cocked upon 
the rich pickings to be had at 
Cheltenham next week. Fitz- 
gerald went on to say ihaUhc 
thaw permitting, one bit of 
fast work on the grass this 
weekend should put his good 
horses, such as last year's Gold 
Cup winner Forgive 'n‘ Forget 
and the Hennessy hero Gal- 
way Blaze just about right. 

Today at Caucrick Fitzger- 
ald will be doubly represented 
by Door Step 3ftd Bally -Go in 
the Peter Vaux Memorial 
Trophy Handicap Chase 
which is the feature race. For 
Door Step, who won the race 
12 months ago. this will be the 
first of the season. 

In the circumstances a re- 
peat is probably expecting loo 
much especially under top 
weight. But his stable compan- 
ion. Balls -Go. in the hands of 
Mark Dwyer should be a 
tough nut to crack. He ran not 
long before the freeze-up at 
Market Rasen. where his third 
place behind Another City 
and Donegal Prince augured 
well for the future, especially 
bearing in mind that that was 
his first race of the season and 
he was taking on others who 
were hard as iron. 

Welfare, who has won four 
races this term, including his 
first, which proves that he is a 
clean-winded animal, strikes 
me as being a greater threat 
than the nov ice. Prince Santi- 

Call Me Claire (2.45) and 
Tawny Spirit (4.15) could be 
other "winners for Fitzgerald 
on his local track. 

Welhcrhv to suggest that a 
race like this should be there 
for the laking.cven with 
Maicloi in the field. 

Tawny Spirit, my selection 
for the second divison of the 
Hornby Novices Hurdle, is 
closely related on his dam’s 
side to Fair Kitty, who is still 
among the best that Fitzgerald 
has trained in racing's latest 
version of Who’s Who. 

Not surprisingly. Fitzgerald 
has a soft spot for him. He has 
been careful not to rush 
Tawny Spirit knowing that he 
possesses the size and scope 
that decrees that he will be so 
much belter after he has been 
given lime to develop strength 
To match that frame. 

All the same. Tawny Spirit 
still ran well enough in his 
only race ovcrhurdles so far to 
suggest that he could even be 
up to coping with the more 
experienced He3thcrvalc on 
these terms. Before that he 
had won a “bumper” at 
Market Rasen. 

The earlier division should 
be won by Aguada Beach, who 
rates the’ nap. Also trained at 
Mahon by Peter Eastcrby, 
whose work, these past weeks, 
has also taken place alternate- 
ly on all-weather strips and the 
sands beside the sea. Aguada 
Beach certainly did enough at 
Wctherby where he was run- 
ncr-up to Ballyarry and at 
Cheltenham where he finished 
fourth behind Saffron Lad to 
say that he ought to be able to 
cope with the likes of Bullom. 
Lc Plait D’Or and Star's 

Finally, there should be a 
rip-roaring duel for the Newby 
Nov ices Chase between Cool 
Decision and Allien Glazed. 
My feeling is that Cool Deci- 
sion may wrcll be hard-pressed 
to give a stone to Allten 
Glazed even though he has 
two victories over today’s 
course and distance to his 
name. For just before the 
recent hard weather imposed 
its clamp. Allien Glazed ran 
really well at Sandown to 
finish third behind Berlin and 
Desert Orchid in the Scilly 
Isles Novices Chase and they 
arc accepted as the best begin- 
ners in the land - at least, over 
that distance. 

Catterick hope after thaw 

Prospects of racing resum- 
ing in Britain much earlier 
than expected after a break of 
23 days depend on a 7.30 am 
inspection this morning. The 
clerk of the course. Kit Patter- 
son, said: “There is a hope. 
We have a strong west wind 
and the frost is coming out of 
the ground.” Today’s other 

scheduled meeting at Bangor 
was abandoned on Monday. 

Inspections are planned to- 
day for both of tomorrow’s 
scheduled meetings — Strat- 
ford( 1 2.0) Wincanton(2.0). 

Leopardstown results, page 
22; Woodrow Wyatt speech, 
page 23 


GOING»oft(7^0am Inspection) 

2.15 HORNBY NOVICE HURDLE (Div 1) £685:2m) (20 runners) 

1 300100 BULLOM (UnJ Park) Danya Smrth 6-11-11 l* M Thompson 4 

3 002-001 UPTOWN (DIM BM A CBatuyO-l 1-11 — 

4 0- AVIATION SUPPORiU Wade) J 6-11-3 Mr J Wade 

6 000 BORDEAUX ROUGE (P Doherty) J W Radfem 5*1 f <3 M Pepper 

7 00- COHt SPY (Miss G Jsnrvngsi Miss G Jenrsnqs S-11-3 RLamto 

0 00-4002 CROWTOOrs COUTURE (Bpj(WSel6rs)J Sites 5-11-3 RBaffouf7) 

9 0 DAfKE ON WATER (W Stepnenson) W A SKpfwn&cr 6-11-3 — 

10 0040 GAN ON LAD (R Gray) R Gray 5-1 1-3 SChwfton 

12 020 LEPlATOORfH WhtaKer) FT M Whitaker 5-11-3 Mr S Whitaker 7 

13 400033 OWEN HERBERT (M O'Grady) B EWIkMe 6-1 1-3 G Harter 4 

14 040 PRINCE OBEBON(J Packer) J Alton 5-1 13 . NDought* 

16 F0 TKEVELLQ (I Jordon) I O Jordon 6-113 GMarantf 

17P/PPP30 CAPRICORN SAINT fe Bis**) G Eubank 6-10-12 — 

20 24 ACHJADA BEACH (I BrdY) M H Eastmtjy 4-10-9— JJO'Nefl 

21 00 AL-ALAM IR Mason) JGfitzGeraM 4-1 M — M Dwyer 

22 033040 HOBOURNES IGA Famdon Enfl Co Ud) R □ Woodhouse 4-103- AStmgsr 

24 OWBi SCOT W Stracftan/ 7 Crafe 4-10-9 — 

27 33 STAR'S DELIGHT tCRenmsonjW Storey 4-1M D Tarter 7 

29 FBKAUNACA Crow) A Scott 4-10-4 C Hawkins 

30 TIMURS GIFTlA Bacon) J G FitzGerald 4-10-4 — 

SW Hoboumas. 3-1 Aquada Beach. 4-1 TVmn Gift. 6-1 Star's Deftnht 8-1 Uptown. 10-1 
Crowfoot's Couiw. 14-1 Butom, 16-1 others 

Catterick selections 

By Mandarin 

2. 1 5 Aguada Beach fN AP). 2.45 Call Me Claire. 3. J 5 Bally-Go. 
3.45 Lombardy Star, 4.15 Tawny Spirit, 4.45 Alien Glazed. 5.15 
Panto GirL 

2-45 RUDBY SELLING HURDL£( 4-Y-0:£957:2m) (20) 

P4 DARWMA(R Johnson) RWJataSOn 11-0 — 

3000 EMPIRE SANDS (MHototf BE W8Hrw 11-0...- 
032014 WDEEDEEBOO(D)JGDaws9)GM Moore 113 
00 JACK W THE GnEEN(T Evans) F Jordan 113. 

N(T Evans) F Jordan 113 — 

00 KUWAIT LEEL (Mrs R liman) F Jordan 113 

120010 MATELOT (D) (8 SomfMtrvUfl) M P Nauorton 113. 

MICKEY RMN (Mrs C TurntJuflJ I C TixtvuB 113 

0 HH KAN (B Fletcher) B /tetchy 113 

PROHfflrhON BOY |H Carr) RDWoodhouse 113 

0RO04U SR-VER DUCAT (R Baker) B RKflmond 113._ 

_ G Hamer 4 
M Hammond 




T IR Baker) B RK 
(J Johnson) j H. 


A Stringer 

S Johnson 

BUIE PIAZZA (□ Wdhamson) J W Redtem 103 

0 OF CALL IC CLAIRE (J RCGerakf) J G R&Gerakl 103 

P JAYEL LADY (J Lind) JCOoyte 103— — 

0 KAM HILL (B Cotoy) □ Brennan 103 -. 

LUBUS iMra B Botterwonh) Mrs B Buttwworth 103 

00 MA (BGI IN Waggon) N Wugon 103 — — 

P NAME THE GAMEjWa B Kand) J G Rowlands 1M — 
0 N(Wn®IN REVIEW (R Thompson) R Thompson 103 j 

. SaHyRBdkni 


M Brennan 

25 P NAME THE GAMtIWa B Boland) J G Ro*nandS 103. — 

26 0 NORTHERN REVIEW (R Thompson) R Thompson 103 Jayne Thompson f7) 

27 4P1401 PWLLY ATMJET1C (Mre M Wad) J R KetDewea 1M — 

5-2 CaB Me Ctaks, 7-2 HktaedeeOoo. 93 Phdy AtfSeOc. 6-i Mantot B-1 Bnpfre Sands. 10-f 

Dam«s. 12-1 Kam HH. 14-1 others 


(E3, 003:3m 300yd) (13) 

3 10012P- DOOR STEP (GO) (J Horoan) J G FUzCerate 10-11-7 — 

4 20P/333 SKEWS8Y(B) (A Phffipsl MW Easterty 10-11-4 RTuek 

5 100203 BALLY-GO (C Baa) JGFteGeraW 9-11-4 2 MOwyer 

7 F2403P TUDOR POU-Y |C-D){J Lcte) W A Stephens on 10-10-13 R Lamb 

9 224011 PRINCE SANTIAGO (R Baker) Denys Smith 7-KM2 Mr T Reed 

ID 0U1BD- LITTLE WOGElC-D) (Mis A fomkaisonl Ms A Tamfcnson 7-10-5.. 

11 12F1IM- COOL MAGIC [FJesan) DR Hodgson &-KML 

12 410113 WELFARE (C-D] (T MjuaJtyG W Retards 8- 

— MrTReed 

12 410113 WELFARE (C-O) (T MMcalttlG W fldnrds 8-103. D Coaktey 

13 123FPP RATHCOLMAN LASS (Mrs E5a#grave)J H Johnson 8-103— — 

14 123320 IVACOP (Lord MacAnwaw) Denys Smith 7-tM Mr C Sample 

15 I22-F34 StNGALONG SAM (C-OYBF) (Mrs D Abdaie) F Watson B-103 

IB 024224 SEA SPLASH [J Harfly) □ Brennan 1P-HH) M Brennan 

17 022214 TIEREM3E (GO)(R Causer) TTBil 8-103 R Crank 

3-1 Prince Santiago, 4-1 Welfare, 5-1 Dow 5np. 8-t Uitte Mdge . Sfcews&v. 10-1 Tudor Fcfty. 

12-1 SaBy-Go 8 Sea SfAnh. 14-1 odws 

3.45 RMC 

2 f t 

GROUP NOVICE HUNTER CHASE (amateurs:£1^52:3m 

6 P0100W 

7 2F/432-P 

9 2P- 


12 O/W- 

13 OP/2- 

14 PI 

HUNTERMAC [Mrs J Jordan) Mre J Jortan 11-11-9 — 

UNG HALL (G Mason) Mre P Russefi 7-11-9 — 

UIYW n n rw. (U rvnw, ' ■* 1 “ ■■ — — — * 

LOCAL COUNCILLOR (J Mattley) J MacMey 8-1 (3 — 

LOMBARDT STAR (DBrowmDH Brwm 9-1 1-9 — ARawr17 

L0MBARDT ST AH (D Bnmm D n Brown 9-1 1 -9 — — .. ARawrl7 

MOONS QUADRILLE iMrsS Gospel) Mr SGrapeM0-1 1-9 D Coates 7 

NETHER87 GHOST (C TSylorfcB Taylor 6-1 1-9 Mss S Taylor 7 

RED PONTIAC (J Boimionj J £ Boynton 8-1 13 — 

SHAWN BRIG (Ms C Gisoome) Mrs C Gtsbome 9-11-9 — 

SWEETFRANK (Mrs PCookson) Mrs PCookaOn 11-113 — 

Tumell looks up to ‘The Boss’ 

In rfie Third of a series on 
some of the less obvious candi- 

dates for the Grand Na- 
tional. JOHN KARTER 

tional. JOHN KARTER visits 
Andy Tumell and his 40-1 
chance. Tracvs Special 

Liverpool’s bookmakers win 
be running for cover if Tracys 
Special wins the Grand Na- 
tional on April 5. For the lass 
who looks after him, 21-year- 
old Tracy Glover (the name is 
purely coincidental), was 
brought cp just a horseshoe’s 
throw from the Aintree coarse 

who ran well enough behind 
Commander Robert at 1 

and her vast Scouse army of 
family and friends — half the 

family and friends — half the 
city of Liverpool, she laugh- 
ingly assures ns — will be 
piling all the cash they can 
carry on the nine-year-old 

When she was knee high to 
a Shetland pony Miss 
Glover’s grandfather would 
take her down to the famous 
Melling Road to watch the 
National horses thunder past. 
She became obsessed with 
racing and with the world’s 
greatest steeplechase in par- 
ticular. She remembers sneak- 
ing in over a wall and cheering 
the mighty Red RnmC^Tracys 
is much better than him*’, she 
jokes) and since then she has 
nurtured an all-consuming 
dream that she would one day 
lead a horse into that hallowed 
winner’s enclosure. 

While the Glover clan may 
be relying on blind faith in 
then- support for the horse she 
refers to as “The Boss", 
because of the way he lords It 
in his stable, the same could 
not be said of Andy TnrneU, 
who trams the horse at East 
Hendred in Oxfordshire. 
Hardly the sort of man given 
to blinkered orer-optimism, 
Turnell has good, solid rea- 
sons for believing that Tram 
Special could not only fulfil 
Miss Glover's dream, hot also 
fill a gaping hole in the big- 
race record of the Tnmells in 
this year's Seagram-spon- 
sored event 

The Turnell name became 
synonymous with success in 
the post-war era of National 
Hunt racing. Andy's father. 
Bob, bagged nearly every 
worthwhile prize as a trainer, 
including the Gold Cup and 
Champion Hurdle, and Andy, 
although just missing out on 
the bine riband events, rode 
such outstanding horses as 
The Laird, Birds Nest and 
Beacon Light to many great 

: 4 

VV.W t 

Sharing a dream: the two Tracys put their heads together to plot a path to glory at Aintree! 

Unequivocal view 
of a special magic 

Andy Turnell also won two 
Norwegian Grand Nationals 
and a Swedish one, but as yet, 
though, no Tnrneil has app- 
eared on the Aintree roll of 
honour. Bob Turnell wonld 
have won on Cloncarrig in 
1950, Freebooter’s year, hot 
for falling at the second last. 
He also rode Irish Lizzard into 
third place in 1953. 

As a trainer, Tnrneil 
senior’s best result was in 
1969 when be saddled three 
horses and all completed the 
course - Rondetto (third), The 
Beeches (fourth) and 
Lime burner (twelfth). 

The best Andy Turnell’s 13 

rides yielded was a third place, 
on Charles Dickens in 1974. 
However, had it not been for a 
broken breastplate which seri- 
ously affected die horse’s 
breathing and brought him to 
a standstill after tire line . he 
might well have given Brian 
Fletcher and Red Rmn some- 
thing to think about on then- 
way to a second victory. 

Tnmell also fell at the first 
fence in two Nationals, but his 
overall view of the great race is 
unequivocal. “There’s a magic 
about it," be .says, his blue 
eyes sparkling. “I loved riding 
in it Yon feel you're really 
achieved something just to 
complete the course, or even 
get over the Chair for that 

So, as Steve Knight canters 
down to the start on Tracys 
Special, TarneU’s first runner 
as a trainer in the National, he 
admits he will not find playing 
the role of impotent onlooker 
easy. And it will be made 
particularly hard by the fact 
that Tumell believes that 
Knight has the genuine Na- 
tional article underneath him. 

“Given luck in running, 1 
think be most have a live each- 
way chance," Turnell says in 
that slow, considered way of 
his. “He’s got a touch of dass 

and there are very few horses 
with his ability on that sort of 
handicap mark." 

That ability saw Tracys 
Special win five good races the 
season before last culminat- 
ing in a victory in the Ritz Club 
Chase at the Cheltenham 
Festival There he beat 
Righthand Man, who was 
conceding only (fib and who 
went on to finis h runner-up in 
the Gold Cup the following 
year. Indeed, Turnell believed 
that Tracys Special wonld 
hims elf be good enough to 
contest the Cheltenham show- 
piece before he developed a leg 
problem after running the 
following season’s Heanessy 
Gold Cup. 

way over a trip too short for 
him — to Combs Ditch at 
Wincanton in January. A 
minor knock prevente d him 1 
having another outing before 
the freeze, but he has been 
galloping mi the sands at 
Burnham and on Paul Cole’s 
all-weather strip at! 
Whatcom be and TurneB is 
confident that he is new as 
good as he ever was. “He is 
certainly not past his prime at 
trine, ” be says. The plan is to 
try to win (be Ritz Club at tire 
Festival with him again next 
week and then on toLherpooL 

Sensing tangible 
air of optimism 

Turoell has not enjoyed tire 
rub of tire green since ire 
moved to East Hendred from 
the traditional family head- 
quarters at Marlborough. 
Two- thirds of his horses have 
been out of action for various 
reasons and he has has only 
two winners this season. 

“He didn't actually break 
down," Turnell says, "but he 
developed a ‘leg’ and we 
derided that as be was only 
seven ft would be wise to give 
him the rest of the season off 
and bring him bade this 
season for a crack at the 

Tracys Special had his 
comeback race when fourth of 
four — he ran well for a long 

Yet there is an almost 
tangible air of optimism iro- 
ning through tire yard, with a 
certain bay gelding, and a 
certain tong-distance steeple- 
chase very much on everyone’s 
lips. The good-humoured staff 
of Orchard Stables may tease 
the lass from Liverpool unmer- 
cifully, hot deep down they 
believe that April 5 could be 
Tracy’s special day. 

IS TRUMPTQN ( Mrs PS NaBa) Mb PSftWds 9-1 13 — 

17 P4300- VULGANS GAZETTE (J GreeralOW A Swprwnswi 9-113 JGrwolM 

18 RV COMARCH [Mre P Wrqttl Mrs P Ylngnt 8-11-4 — 

19 00/ EDQfflURT (Mrs H Arifon) Mrs HAWnn 8-11-4 — 

20 CFO- FAST 0ANCXR(SMa(inng)SJ Manning 6-1 1-4 — 

s ssss 

24 LEANlTTA(GM00r^)G A MOW 5-103 — 

2-1 Lombardy Star. 5-2 Moons OuadrUa. 3-1 Shaddn Brig. 5-1 Vutgans Gazette. 10-1 Local 

CounoBor, 18-1 others 


Aintree preparations 
are well advanced 

By Christopher GoHkUng 

4.15 HORNBY NOVICE HURDLE (Div 2£6852m) (21) 

1 221241 MEAINERVALE ID) (0 Cun) DenysSmtft 5-123 0 Thompson 7 

2 004-144 TRAVEL H0ME(B)fl3)(Mra H Oerey) MW Etertjyfr-1 1-11 A Brown 

5 230P30 BOMBARD IT Robson) Denys Smith 5-113 T G Daws 7 

7 CAROL'S MUSIC (Mrs CDawrel) Mrs C Posttetliwato 5-113- P A Charlton 

9 rec&n- CRACK (GShei) A Scott 5-1 13 — 

Iff P HAND S»aML(NortWfiterteL«OorBLtd)l Victors 5-113^ SKagWey 

13 P0203P LUCKY FEN (Mrs HSatotnCTmWer 6-113 — 

17 0-2200 RICHARD UOMHEART (M Rynni J G FitzGerald 6-113 — 

PB203P LUCKY FEN (Mrs H BatlercnC TmWer &-T13 — 

0-2200 RXSHARD UOMHEART (M Ftyrmi J G FitzGerald 6-113 — 

0 SRVER TAMARtS (Mrs J Unrrng) W A StepHorson 5-113 — — 

0 TAWNY SWHT (A Minor) JGRnGarald 7-1 13 

21 0 THE BLACK SACK (North East Paper] C W Elsey 6-113 — 

24 0040 BURRI WALK (Mrs MArmstrang) ID Jordan 6-10-12 

27 0HW LOCH LOVB) fB WaUer) R Alan 5-10-12 

28 FP030 MISS WOODY (Mrs A Docg«s)JS KaMane 6-10-12 

030 MISS WOODY (Mra A Dougtas) J S Haatane $-10-12 N Doughty 

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F0 TWUflNG PLACES (OBecWJN Beck 5-10-12 — 

— A Brown 
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. JJONad 

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38 HIS TO GO (J Soft) M P Nau^tten 4-104 RSsonge 

4-1 Headtervaie. 93 UcScy Fan. 5-1 Richard Uorttean. 7-1 Travel Ham. 8-1 Tawny Sart. 10-1 
The Black Sack. 12-1 Bum Waft. Muscat Wil. 16-1 Carofs Muse. SdrarCvran. 20-1 others 

R1S TO GO (J toon) M P Nautftffln 4-10A.~ 

4.45 NEWBY NOVICE CHASE (£1 ,270:2m) (17) 

With the Grand National less 
than five weeks away, the 
groundstaff at Aintree are well 
on target with their prepara- 
tions, despite the recent cold 
weather. Half of the 30 fences 
are now ready for this year’s 
race on April 5. 

John Parrett, the racecourse 
manager, said:“ln the past we 
have had problems getting the 
materials through the 
snow.bui this year we got all 
the birch and spruce to the 
course in plenty of time. 

“ The spruce comes from 
the Forestry Commission in 
North Wales and the birch 
from Cumbria. We also get 
some birch and gone locally at 
Lord Derby's Knowsley es- 

tate. The course itself is in 
good shape and we have not 
had a lot of frost up here.” 

Parrett is anticipating a 
bumper crowd this year as the 
tickets for the seating area in 
the County Stand are already 
sold out “But there is still 
room on the terrace of the 
stand and this is considered 
the best viewpoint on the 
racecourse,” Parrett said. 

“With a three-week break , 
between Cheltenham and 
Aintree this year, instead of | 
two, we expect to have even i 
better raring than usual. We 1 
have a new £20,000 race this 
year, the Glenliver Hurdle for j 
four-year-olds, on the Friday." | 

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12 HXV004- SAMDCfiACXER (G Hartas) M W BIsrDy 7-11-2 — 

13 O30P0U SCOUSFARE(A VVaHnsonjDisms SnwtO-113 SQWtloa 

16 403030 SHOOLER PRINCE (F Watson) F Wasson 9-113 — 

Jockey Club to rule 
on Arab racing 

17 04323P THE RIDMG8(R Tart R Tate 7-1 13 Mr T Tate 

18 00 TUU.Y'CANNA (J Wads) J WaOe 8-1 1-2 — 

19 flP/POO BRIANELA (Ms J Waggon NWagoat! B-i 0-11 Mss T Waggon (7) 

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By Jenny MacArthnr 

Arab horse-racing in Britain has 
taken a significant step forward 
with the announcement yes- 
terday that it is now under the 

jurisdiction of the Jockey Gub. 
The sport has been followed 


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(Tie sport has been followed 
closely by the Jockey Club since 
il started in this country in 2978 
and yesterday's decision under- 
lines its growing popularity and 
sound administration. The 
number of registered horses in 
the sport last year was 179 
compared with 7’5 in 1983. 

The Arab Horse Society wtU 
continue in the day-to-day run- 
ning, but the rules have to be 
approved by lhe Jockey Club 
and the owners and riders will 
be subject to the Jockey Club's 
disciplinary measures (So far the 
Arab Horse Society have not 
needed to employ any such 

one major change. All the horses 
must now be amateur ridden 
and amateur trained, thus bring- 
ing entries from abroad into line 
with British entries. The French 
horses which won last year's two 
international races in Britain, 
were both professionally 
trained. Mrs Joan Rate I it the 
chairman of the Arab Horse 
Society’s racing committee, was i 
optimistic yesterday that the ! 
Society will lead Europe into j 
making Arab horse racing an alt- : 
amateur sporty ! 

Meetings for 1986: May 10, 
Aintree; May 24. Goodwood; 

June 7. Towcester; June J4, 
Chepstow; June 28, Newton 

Abbot; August 23, Newbury, 
August 30, Market Rasen; 
September 13, Kempton Park. 

Point-to-point dates 

Law Report March 5 1986 

Share exchange is 
disposal for tax 

Westcott (Inspector of Taxes) 
v Woolcombers Ltd 
Before Mr Justice Hoffmann 
(Judgment given February 25] 
To ascertain the acquisition 
cost of an asset far the purposes 
of computing the amount ot any 
chargeable gains or allowable 
losses, the transfer or an asset bv 
one company to its subsidiary in 
exchange for an allotment of 
shares wos a “disposar of that 


Mr Justice Hotlmann so de- 
cided in a reserved judgment in 
the Chancery Division dismiss- 
ing a corporation tax appeal bx 
the Crown from a decision of 
Bradford general commis- 
sioners in favour of the taxpayer 
company. Woo (combers Ltd. 

Hax ing considered the inter- 
action and the cITccb of para- 
graphs 4 and 6 of Schedule 7 and 
paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 13 uj 
the Finance Act 1965. his Lord- 
ship held that paragraph 2(1) of 
Schedule 13 applied to such an 
exchange so as to entitle the 
taxpayer company in claim an 
allowable toss. 

Mr Christopher McCall for 
the Crown: Mr Andrew Park. 
OC. for the tax pa>cr company. 

said that in N65 Wooleombers 
(Holdings) Ltd (Old W> ac- 
quired an asset, the share capital 
of three companies, for £1.2 
million. In 1966 Old W trans- 
ferred those shares to its subsid- 
iary. Topmakers Ltd. in 
exchange for the allotment of 
1 .999.900 new £1 shares, cred- 
ited as fully paid. 

In 1971 Topmakers sold the 
shares in the three companies to 
the taxpayer company, also a 
subsidiary of Old W. for 

In 1972 the three companies 
were wound up: the market 
value of the assets received by 
the taxpayer company by way of 
distribution in the liquidation 
was £601.235. 

The question was whether the 
last transaction gave rise to an 
allowable loss available to the 
taxpayer company for lhe pur- 
pose of calculating its corpora- 
tion tax liability on chargeable 

The liquidation of the three 
companies was a deemed dis- 
posal by the taxpayer company 
of the shares in consideration of 
an amount equal to the market 
value or the proceeds of the 
liquidation, that is. £601.235. 

The dispute concerned the 
amount of the consideration for 
which the taxpayer was deemed 
to have acquired the shares. 

By paragraph 21 1 } ofSchcduIc 
13 where a member of a group of 
companies disposed of an asset 
to another member, both mem- 
bers were to be treated for tax 
purposes as if the asset acquired 
by the member to whom the 
disposal was made was acquired 
far a consideration of such 
amount as would secure that on 
the other’s disposal neither gain 
nor loss accrued. 

The commissioners, applying 
that provision, held that the 
taxpayer company be deemed to 
have acquired the shares for 
£1.2 million and that accord- 
ingly the liquidation gave rise to 
an allowable loss. 

The Crown argued that para- 
graph 2(1) had no application to 
the 1966 transfer between Old W 
and Topmakers. That sub- 
mission was based on paragraph 
4(2) of Schedule 7 to the 1965 
Act whereby: “a reorganization 
or reduction of a company’s 
share capital shall not be treated 
as involving any disposal of the 
original shares or any ac- 
quisition of the new holding . . . 
but the original shares (taken as 
a single asset) and the new 

Booklet not part of 
benefit regulations 

Regina Y Department of 
Health and Social Security, 
Ex parte London Borough of 
Cainden and Another 

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Today’s course specialists 

ptAlNatS: M H Easwtw. 20 w*m»s JOCKEYS- fi Eamsttaw. 1 1 manats from 
(ramtoruiinOT 29 9%; M W E«iert>» 1 1 43 ndes. 25.6V J J O’Neil. 10 from 51. 

from 61. IS.CRo: Denys Smrtfi. 13 tiom 90. M Dwyer. 8 from 44. Ifi-ZAo. 


This year the Emirate of 
Dubai. ha%e increased their 
support for Arab horse raring in 
Britain to £85,000. Most of this 
will go in prize money spread 
over the eight meetings (one 
man? lhan list year). The final 
fixture al Kempton Park on 
September 13. which holds the 
I'.j mile international race the 
Dubai Slakes for pure-bred Ar- 
abs. will earrv a first prize of 

The imemauanal rules have 

The two point- to- points sched- 
uled for today have been post- 
poned /Brian Bed writes). The 
South Herefordshire will race 
next Monday. March 10. with 
the original entries standing. 
Tiverton Foxhounds, who have 
already had two attempts to 
hold their meeting, have a new 
date on Grand National day, 
April 5. All entries are cancelled 
and owners intending to ran 
their hones on the new date i 
must make a fresh application 
by 29 March 29. 

Before Mr Justice Mncphcrson 
[Judgment gricn February 26) 

The requirement in section 
33(3 Kc) of the Supplementary 
Benefits Act 1976. as substituted 
by Schedule 2 to (he Social 
Security Act 1980. that draft 
regulations be laid before Par- 
liament was a mandatory rather 
than a directory requirement. 

In making the Supplemcntarv 
Bcncfil (Requirements and Re- 
sources) Miscellaneous Pro- 
visions (No 2) Regulations (SI 
1985 No 1835) that requirement 
was complied with even though 
the booklet Supplementary 
benefit Maximmn . Inttumrs. 
Initial Periods uttd Hoard and 
Ijilfsinn .\rcus was not laid 
before Parliament because that 
booklet was an external docu- 
ment and not pan of the 
statutory instrument. 

Mr Justice Macpherson so 
held in the Queen’s Bench 
Division dismissing applica- 
tions by the London Borough of 
Camden and Miss Bevcricv 
Nelson for judicial review of the 
enactment of paragraph 5 of 
Schedule lA and paragraph 5(2) 
or Schedule 2 A to the Supple- 
mentary Benefit (Require- 
ments) Regulations (SI 1983 No 
1399) by the provisions or the 
19«5 Regulations which came 
into farce on November 25. 

Mr Richard DraKWc and Miss 
Beverley Lang for Camden: Mr 
Richard Drabble far Miss Nel- 
son. Mr Michael BclolT. QC'and 
Mr John Laws for the Depart- 
ment of Health and Social 

SON said that ihc prime point 
concerned the failure to lav the 
booklet together uiih the draft 
regulations bclore Parliament 

Before turning to that point' 
ms Lordship would deal with 
lh £ . vx,,nd >«ue namelv 
nheihvr or not the requirement 
irr section Wkc) «as a man- 
dators or regulators require- 
ment There wa s hul c d lre .., 
auihontv available to help m 
making that decision 

The academic textbooks 1a,d 
down no direct guidance and 
stressed that each ease had to 
depend upon us ov\ n cireum- 

Having touked at the vanous 

cases to which he was referred 
his lordship concluded that 

(urfdrng (taken m a vn^le xswi) 
shall he treated as the same asset 
acquired as the original shares 
were acquired.” 

That pnn ision was made in 
apph ioa share exchange in one 
company for shares in another 
tiv paragraph Ml) (Cum pony 
amalgamations). The result wav 
the C rown said. tloi fiW VL had . j 
to be treated as nul basing 
disposed of the shares m . the 
three eompanres or acquired the 
shares in Topmakers. 

Thus, il araued. Topmakers 
had to be taken as awpnring lhc 
shares at their then market value 
_ agreed to be £601.235 - the 
transaction being mhenvisc 
lhan bv way uf bargain made al 
arm’s ' length tsee section 
22(4 Ha) of the 1965 Act). - 

Mr Park . accepted that to 
make paragraph 2( 1 1 apply there* 
must have been a disposal b> 

Old W to Topmakers. He said, 
that paragraphs Ml autf 4(2) o( 
Schedule 7 applied only lor the 
purpose of computing the tax 
liability ofOld consequent on 
the share exchange. 

For all other purposes, be \p 
%aid. the transaction remained, 
what in truth it was: a disposal 
of the shares in the three 
companies hy OW ^ lo 
Topmakers. The two limbs' of 
paragraph 4(2) formed pan of a 
single tax hypothesis the 
assumption of a .single continu- 
ing asset and the absence of a 
disposal and acquisititw were 
two sides of the same coin. 

The hypothesis was soldy 
directed to the consequences of 
an exchange by one persoo of 
one shareholding for another. It 
required that that person -be 
taxed as if he had continued to 
own the same asset 

Since that assumption plainly 
could not apply to (he company 
which had acquired the original 
shares, the assumption that H 
there was no disposal or ac- 
quisiiion could not have been 
intended to apply lo that com- 

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its effect was limited to ibc 
tax consequences of the trans- 
action for the person who bad 
exchanged holdings. There was 
no logic in applying it to the 
person who had acquired the 
original shares and subjecting 
him to the inelegant hypothesis 
of having made an acquisition 
without a disposal- 

The policy of paragraph ?(l> 
was to recognise that for trans- 
actions between members of a 
group, ihc legal theory that each 
company was a separate entity* 
did not accord with economic 
reality. Il gave effect lo that 
policy by. broadly speaking, 
ignoring transactions within die 
group. ■ ■ 

.All the provisions concerned 
were directed to neutralising the 
tax effect of transactions which 
were disposals in legal theory 
but not in real life. 

It would be strange , if the 
combination of the provisions 
was to give lav significance to a 
transaction (the acquisition of 
lhc’shares in the three compa- 
nies by Tnpmakers from Old W> 
which it was the policy of each 
of them separateh to ignore. 

Pul another w-ay. if the policy 
of paragraph 2(1) was to 
neutralise the tax consequence 
of transfers of assets within a 
group, why should it make a 
difference whether such a trans- 
fer w>as in exchange for an issue 
of shares or fur some other 

The policy of the various 
provisions supported the con- 
clusion reached on the basis of 
the language and the concepts 
employed. The Crown’s appeal 
was dismissed. 

Solicitors: Solicitor of Inland 
Revenue: Herbert Smith &. Co. 

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while in many cases a command 
to lay was a mere instruction for 
the guidance and gov emmcni of 
those on whom the duty was . 
imposed, in this case the words 
were dear and strong and 
mandatory - . 

Section 33(3) provided that 
relevant regutations. rshalLnov . 
be made” unless the draft hod 
been laid and approved' by 
affirmative resolution. Wuboui - 
such resolution, ihcrefore. there 
were no regulations made at alL 

Those special words appeared 
to be as strong as would be a 
clause expressly requiring ap- 
proval of Parliament before- 
regulations would take edect,. 

Indeed, in one sense the-, 
instant provision was stronger, 
since it actually went to ibc 
power to make die regulations at 
all rather than to the steps w hreb 
might be required to be taken to 
make them effective. 

Turning to the heart of the. . 
case- the real question was 
whether the booklet was. pan 
and parcel of the draft regula- 
lions which had lobe laid before 

The plain fact was that the 
booklet was not part of the , 
statutory instrument. It was 
expressly referred to bv para- 
graph 5 of Schedule I A as an 
external document, but it was ’ 
not in ordinary language or. m 
fact a schedule nor was it port of 
me instrument. The draft 
regulations themselves made il ' 
vicar that the booklet was ex- 

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incorporated w,thm the rcgula- 

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question dten was 

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secretarial rote. The successful candidate is Ikely to be in the age range 25-35, with 
a strong but (fipkxnatic personality and excellent organising ability. Initial remuner- 
ation wiB be negotiable £t0,000-£1 1 ,500 + contributory pension and good 
company benefits. Applications in strict confidence^jnder reference EHQ66l/TTto 
the Managing Director: 

Interesting appointment requiring organisational ability and social skills 

JiTw fciiMiit] 


LONDON EC4 £8,500-£9,500 


For this varied appointment mental agBity. resilience and flexibility are essential and 
whilst the successful candidate is likely to have good secretarial/administraiive 
experience our clients wii be happy to train a younger self -confident candidate with 
the wil to loam. Good written English and work presentation are essential and 
accurate typing, audio and wordprocessing skills (full w.p. training will be given), in 
adtetion to providing full secretarial support at Director level there win be a broad 
range of administrative projects for receptions, conferences, etc., with considerable 
client contact, and no two days will be the same. The atmosphere is friendly and 
fast moving. Base salary is negotiable C8.S00-E9.000 + discretionary bonus and 
good company benefits. Applications in strict confidence under reference 
AAS660/TT to the Managing Director 

•IP- II. i*'-* V JL-LL n:'|i - -It 1 


umnmq, ss. nr whostcet, 
■Bi-flam, mat mrsn »x«t«i-sM szis 


" £ PA’S in FINANCE £ 

The exceptionally charming MD ot tnis Mayfair invest- 
ment bank realty appreciates an efficient secretary. 
This is a top level PA position and you wiB be involved 
in ail aspects ol running his busy day. 60/100 SkOs 
needed. Beautiful offices. Salary £9,650 + bonus 

This fast moving City merchant bank require an experi- 
enced bubbly seecretary who thrives on pressure. As 
your boss is based in the deafing room you wa arrange 
everything from deadlines on loan signings to 
organising printers and caterers. Age 23+. 100/60 
skills essential. Salary £9,500 -i- mort sub. 

I pJessteteteom: 01-499 8970 J 
46 Old Bond Street London W.l. 


Eixope s leaning conference 
and presentation company b 
looking for twta and good 
humour in its busy Tectvacal 

ff you're In your irad 20s wMi 
at bast two years' secretari- 
al experience and you have 
a pleasant and professoral 
laiepnone manner, undying 
pawnee, endurance beyond 
the 8 hour day and a proven 
tntmacy with the IBM 
Ofspfaywntar system, then 
you might be worth the 
£8.500 pars bonus that cur- 
rently supplements the 
sheer pleasure ol woriang 

Write (don't phone) and send 
C V. ta Denise Hams. 
Unagrution UO., 17-19 
Bedford Street. Covem 
Gard». London. WC3E 9HT. 


£10,412. Please write 
with feU CV and daytime 
□hone number to Cofin 
MitcheU, Personner Man- 
ager, Help the Aged. St 
James's Walk, Condon, 
EC1R 0BE. 


| Public Relations | 

a WC2 . £ 11,000 jj 

Z 2 

> It is the intention of this charming and flamboy z 

a z ant PR Boss to develop the role of his secretary to Q 
■ that of his assistant inducting actual 'hands on’ « 
^ PR work that he a ill delegate. This is a super j£ 
opportunity for an ambitious lead headed kc re- * 
jjj . Uny who is looking to progress to the next set Sags: g 
■ mm. Ager 24-29. p 



We are a Can nuning ercountoneji praettoe btoeO m WC1 wtui 
many ciienH la me worte « pttatoeraahy and enton. We need a 
rtahi hand pervm wtm rooowing auaituet: Setf^nothauon. eood 
organ i«a mm mills, word wo ct ai m nepntenee UBM7> smart 
ihdy and anliuy to work under proturr There a new ror 
rcwMenMc emoKemenl to toe running of tne burinrs* lor toe 
rtgM person. Please pftorw Michael Foster On 6S7 OSOZ. 

Pubfic Company Director seek* PA 
In Central London 

Musi have advanced book-keeping as well as 
secretarial experience. Very demanding pace of 
work. Ability to work flexible hours essential. 
Good sense of humour required. Top alary en- 
visaged. Please write with C.V. to BOX D03. 

c£ 8,000 no shorthand 

Ojosuluru cnginccraig company in the oil mdattry requires an 
efficient fleubk secretary urufa good typing and *wdproccssn8 
skifis (preferably Wordstar! Opportunity to leant other micro 
packages. Wit} suite someone with imitative who likes 

Telephone Marie 01-834 6325 


(City) c. £ 10.000 

A wrti o re* ni> ra ana wwiutor enretary P* wun iwrumi 
snort hand lypjnd. itoO 0O1 and word morMina skills n wugtn 
lor inr Orputy IMuwyng omnor or a puMr contoony 
Thr v-orv win op \*nrd and htytt slandards Of toe Enqmh 
Lnnoujvp >min oood - A* W-iPl tiandard) and numrrery ore 

A «ood sen* 1 o i humour and a messing personality air nsoniiai 
to <1 mi re a happy and rtlec list row in a oiufl carporaic office to 
wnirh support to IW office nerOfc is shared 

Trt R OU*rr Ol o55 0081 


Up to trial balance, preferably knowledge of 
Italian with a liking for high class fashion. 
Excellent remuneration benefits. 

Write with CV to: 4 Newton Road, London 


Anglia Television is looking for a secretary to 
work for the Head of Drama who is based at 
their London offices in Park Lane. 

The successful applicant must have had at 
least 4 years general secretarial experience and 
possess an enthusiasm and willingness to work 
hard under pressure. 

Please apply, enclosing CV in the first instance 
to Margaret Hindc. Anglia Television Ltd. 
Brook House, 113 Park Lane. London 
Wl Y 4DX 


Smau rapidly expanding wen End firm ol lobniorc requm. 

Secretary PA with flair lor pdminMraitoii and personnel lo 
avej iiartner whew »«i, r. taned wild a IMPS loulnb rom 
merrul lUxiauon 

The purer pouuen wuuhl udl uidiudual w>U> mixed lepai 


BOTH ifh-dirrtey dernand w*ry qood tomHOTiJl rlul» inrlwdnKi 
W P experience and an ability lo tnainum a «w Of humour 
whifesf wort. mo under prr«orr OkwkimI prnr(u-e Pmvwou* 
ail randiuoned omrrs and modern equipmenl 

Please reply with CV marking all correspon- 
dence *SincUv Private and Confidcmial - 
Reference MS 1 io BOX D01 


Salary £8.750 lo £9,500 p.a. (aj.e.) 

\tt 2.1+ utUi Usonfumd and audio 

Based in Mayfair ih« is a u-xponxiblr; position to work as fUM 
oT an cruhuM>itf team within 3 young and li\cly npandins 
fxupL-ny dcsriupmrm company One of the many benefits ut' 
empire mrm is staff divoum on a »idi: range of ponds. 

For Amber Unofm. pbnr Mepbsae Paata wmiu* on> 

01-409 2322 


Terrific Temping! 

Have you ever noticed the contrast? Among all the glum 
feces going to work each morning there's always at least 
one happy soul just bunting with smiles and joiede vWre. 
Yhu too could be a \fotk Shop temp. All it takes is sure 
skills, personality, flexibility, charm! Call today — well 

bring the smile back to your day Phone Sue Cooke, on 
01-409 1232. 

■BHBHI Rccruitnxrnl Consul font** 


FOR AGE 18-25 yr OLDS 

Earn £10,000 p a as one of our (emps on our fully 
stretched young team. You may also find lhe right 
permanent job while working for our interesting 
and varied clients. II you have skills of 100/80 sh 
or audio, 50+ lyp. and good WP exp. why not 
come and see us or ring up for our fact sheet. 

437 4187/89 

Variations on A Theme 01 PA 
Earn £10,000 - £12,000 in Your First Year 

Jijsi ENE of Marble Aren and ve>y Wl a a house vduch wfl soon ba 
doubling at a H.O Of a «. nmvng. among* ooier tonga, daoau m 
Irebnd and France vw a management foam ol an and 00 odd 
where nam. me Ciwman needs an smtibous personal and 
conMenwt Sacrerary to he* rut the txBnesa - wtitit COIlId kKfud? 
proiKts as «rev out as Sftangnsf - plus tfto house You’d S&R By 
sareng up a 2te« Century paperless office. Yew'S need good 
sh/tYBtoa. appear ance am socech. but a no- |0b-tQ 
fmrty cnentaMy. an oreartv mm mat qets pnonaes ngn manf 
todry. travel, hartung cK) and ntotigence that 
Oug« to nave gat you a degree or A laves oven it 
rou ddn t And it possole. a sec- 0V6 1X011 

orta language Msndam or 

<ge.a« on 01-734 7282 

Mary Overton teerterawt Ltd, 35 Ptocffiy.Loadoa.WIVWB. 


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rainee Recruitment Consultant 

W e are established Recruitment Consu Icancv specialists in die management. 

marketing and senior secretarial sectors. The company has a good crack record 
both m terms of growth and surf turnover and is seeking to main tain momentum 
through into the tare eighties. 

To keep pace with expansion we require two Consultants; these positions will appeal 
to individuals genuinely seeking a long term career within the recruitment industry, 
who are confident they can survive and thrive in a demanding team environment, 
judgement of people and the ability to maintain a rapport with both ca n di da t e and 
diene alike is of paramount importance. 

A c om prehensive training and induction course will be undertaken before candidates 
become operational. A sensible salary which is based on age and experience is paid 
during the training period. Thereafter the rewards are good with flexibility to cater for 
individual requirements. Age indicator is 2&-40 years preferably with a degree. Contact 
in the first instance Mr. Brian MacBIain. 


& Associates 

Recruitment Consultants 130 Regent Street, London VI R 5FE 


77* e?h3&4e- 7&qalz 



Ibuche Ross Management Conoritants is a rapfcflygowing busness 
offering sfl the scope lor advancement you can handla Last summer we 
hired three coflege leaver secretaries who have already demonsaeted 
that petso n aBy, abSty and grit are more knportantthanexperienc&Afl are 
now in detrending senior secretarial postions. We need another 
COLLEGE LEAVER SECRETARY cast in the same maid. 

We also need another GWL FRIDAY because our present one. a 
bom organiser, has otganisecjheraeffal sorte of more oUeresfrig tongs to 
da For this position we need someone who is smart, wv*ng, and quick in 
tie uptake. 

The departme nt needs help tom an EXPERIENCED WORD 
PROCESSOR to produce its reports. We have a Wang word 
processing system. 

If you waid Ike to join our very hard working team you would be 
made most welcome. We offer competitivesajaries, paid overtime anda 
stimu&ing environment. 

Abase phone June Taylor on 01-353 801 1 for further delate. 

( )j)f)orlunil\ 

P. A. is required by a senior businessman to organise 
his business and personal affairs and to provide limited 
secretarial assistance. A mature and independent young 
person is sought who is unlikely to admit to more than 35. 
Essential qualifications are a good education, an ability to 
speak, write and spell the QueenS English. Good spoken 
French would also be an advantage. 

Candidates should be unattached and prepared to 
devote tbeirentire time to their work, which will include 
arrangement of social functions and dealings with 
diplomatic, business and social contacts. The time is likely to 
be spent between London, Paris, New York and other major 
cities, bur predominantly London. 

A generous salary will be paid and salary considerations 
will not be a bar for the right candidate. All expenses will be 
paid when travelling away from London and accommodation 
could also be provided in London if desired after a suitable 
probationary period. 

Ourdient will treat all replies in strict confidence. In 
the first instance, please write to Rc£ RMM 645, Robert 
Marshall Advertising Limited, 44 Wellington Street, 

London WC2E7DJ. 

^ Robert Marshall 
Advertising Rid 



French • G erm an • Spanish • Portuguese? 

We would be interested to hear from MtnguaJ secretaries 
seeking new and challenging positions, particularly h re- 
spect ot either of the taknvtng opportunities: 

CITY (English/ 
Portuguese) c.£10,000 

A secretary is required for a firm o4 commodity traders 
shortly to set up an office in the City. Fluency in Portuguese 
is essential although candidates fluent m French and 
Spanish would tie considered. They ideafy seek candidates 
win fast accurate typing, shorthand ana word- processing 

A National Firm of 

Chartered Surveyor* 

In Mayrair require a secretary for their National 
Farm Sales Department. Audio experience essen- 
tial. shorthand an advantage. Salary negotiable 
according to age and experience. Applications In 
handwriting with C.V. to: 

M. Lmifrn. U—.Tii. !■ ZS Cnnnwr H, LmHhm MIX lft. 

itvo nn io w pfcMm 

LONDON (English/ 

French) c.£10,000 

Churchill Clink 

Medical Secretary/ 

K»M «• PM smart pun ramd wtucn n»6 conaJan 
amjtnttf Mxx w ma tB d support www MustM WvuiMoh 
( 0 run * tumor w w a w g MMn Busy Wd W» M MMrU 

A Professor of Law, who runs 8 one-man practice train 
home, requires a committed secretary with ftiency in 
French and English and a knowledge of German and 
Spanish. The right candidate will have a basic knowledge 
of book-keeping and audio-typing ability. No previous ex- 
perience in the legal sector is necessary. 

Please contact Afcon McGogao, Jooatboa Wren In- 
teraaDonai Lid, Bifingual Secretarial DMsfea. 170 
Btsbopsqate, London ECZH 4U Tel: 01-623 1266. 

i ran flr-828 5033 EM OOBfZOS 
■c. 80 LiaMd BO. Lemon SEI 7PW 

iw Jonathan Wren 
V International Ltdl 


3 Senior secretaries for highly successful Int'I Co 
SWI5. shonlv moving 10 W5. 100/50 European 
language useful. Enthusiasm and good presenta- 
tion essential- £9500 mg 

Link Lugujte Appointments 
01-846 9743 



Do you have an intelligent and Tiands on’ 
interest in social issues in industry, 
churches, education, probation, voluntary 
sector, etc? 

The candidate we are seeking will have ex- 
cellent secretarial and organising skills, be 
experienced in modem office technology, a 
self-starter, enjoy working closely with oth- 
ers, and have the ability to juggle 
conflicting priorities. S^La.e. 

Write with full CV to: Jean Hutton, 
Executive Officer Personnel, 

The Grubb Institute, 

CloudesJey Street, London N1 OHU. 

Assistant to the 

of International Charity 





T rower. Still A Keeling, who are a tame firm of 
Solicitors with offices in London. Manchester. Ex- 
eter and The Sultanate of Oman, requrtr a 
personable, iniehtgenl and extremely co m petent 

personable, intelligent and extremely co m petent 
Personal Assistant (preferably aged 26 and 35) to 
work in Lincoln's Inn. A sparkling seme fo hu- 
mour. an affection for Staffordshire Bull Teniers, 
availability for tong working boors, first-class 
shorthand and an interest in management matters 
are essential Legal experience is not necessary but 
there will be some interesting diem work involv- 
ing the firm’s overseas practice. 

This position offers a competitive salary. BLIP A. < 
membership of the firm's Pension Scheme, four 
weeks' holiday and other benefits. 

dance, tee- 

Conrie Tncfcey 

Tranrar, SSI * KaaBns 
5 Maw Sqon 


or tala ph an as 01431 C292 

This is an exciting opportunity to join Help the Aged at 
the beginning of its Jubiee year. Working for the 
Director General candidates will need to have experi- 
ence as PA at a senior level and ideally be aged 
between 25-35. 

Judy Farquharcon Limited 

Excellent administrative ability plus sound secret arial 
skitis are required, alfied to oscration, resourceful- 
ness, adaptaMrty and the personalty and poise to 
deal with senior executives and individuals at ati lev- 
els. The job involves a high degree of personal input 
and responsibly, particular^ in the Director’s 

47 New Bond Street, London, W1Y 9HA. 

c£1 2,000 

Salary will bt^necptisM 

flljAISL^Ptease write 
with fufl CV and daytime 
phone number to Colin 
Mitchefl, Personnel Man- 

dependent on relevant 

ager. Help the Aged. St 
James's Waft. London, 

Our client is looking far a mature, n u m e r a te A 
level/graduate assistant to Join small team in Wl. 
Must be flexible, or gani sed and be able to wortc 
under pressure. Fast typing skills and an active 
Interest in computers essential - full training win 
be given. Age 24-34. 

Contact lane Street. 

James's Waft, 

Help the Aged I temporary appointments 


Step into history with this fascinating private 
company whose enchanting Managing Director 
needs a right hand to look after him. Age 25-35. 

First class temporaries urgently needed for a vari- 
ety of West End and City assignments. 
Opportunities for good shorthand. WP and audio 
secretaries. Top rates available. 

Contact Debtrie Flnman. 



Creative organiser with fluent French and excel- 
lent secretarial skills to take on masses of 
responsibility from the Marketing Director of a 
team-spirited company involved in an exciting 
travel world. Age 23-40. 


The brief, in this busy office, calls for a highly- 
skilled secretary, a well-ordered mind and a need 
for career involvement within a framework of 
fasi International activity. Age 25 - 35. 

Literature of Art 



01-629 9323 

Prominent UK publisher of arts books requires a high 
calibre Secretary to MD. This is an eminently rivifoed 
environment hi which Intelligence and maturity of oudook 

MD you will ^pnised^^nawTce^ramiatson etc. 
Some private work is Induced, and you will also look after 

tout own correspondence. Occasional travel is envisaged. 
Excellent skills (110/60). A-levd/Grad trace, and fluent 
French/German preferred. Aged 24+ . Please telephone 
01-493 5787. 

Gordon Yates Ltd. 

35 Old Bond Street, London Wl 
(Recruitmem Cansuhanrs) 

EHL 500 + Advertising 

Bond Draaor ol UK and Int en u ton al rmm busness Hmsui Of top 10 
agency b taking for > eweer mndri PA. Mud ham ncaton seoetartU 
Skits. Rvfc 5524 

£9400+ Advertising 

Leading arancy returns manned PA to wart far So** Sard Dnaor. 
Very varied posnm mvofmg oersamf wort. araamnwaBendna Sw- 

ing comas. Mud be stfl-motwawL S/H 90 wgm. Age 23+ . 
£8,000+ Cosmetics 

bnrmxnnal Wl baud Caanetc comtony reqare SecJAssstant tor 
tore General Mainer. The successM cavMau must be mfl groaned, 
ettaant and title to wort an awn mdntwe. Speeds 50/90. 


Goad ooooituntr hr bngta CA or finstjotew to wort far togs property 
company. (50% Sac.. 50% Admn). W» be involved mngnsatNm of 
Company activities and Company magaone. Bwfc 5522 


SecntsrkU Hscntaart nd Wrt w 
13- M Oua Snort. 

London WW 5AH 

tmoras t od candidates should telephone Sarah Shaotodi on 

Social Dynamo 

£ 10,000 

This is a rfch/y rewarding opportunity for a people- 

orientated secretary with career ambklons. A> PA to Chair- 
man of this expanding leisure group you wlfl enjoy ImolvB- 
ment in PR and markising, dose liaison with group planning 
and coordination (both here and In Spain), ana Immense 
.scope for prqgressiw? fob development Some travel and 
lots of social contact are central so the role. Good skills 
(90/60) essential. Same Spanish and hotei/leisure 



A small team ol traders in the City are looking for 
a P.A. /Secretary. The fob is 30% secretarial the 
resi is organising travel and meetings as wed as 
administration of the group. Lots of ckent contact 
and telephone work. German useful. Speeds 
90/60. age 20-25. 


This young, dynamic company in the City which is 
expanding rapidly is looking for several beautifully 
groomed secretaries with excellent skiffs (95/80) 
who want to become completely involved in their 
job. Lots of client contact. Age 19-25. 

TM Imonaurol LM 
50 Hans Crescent SWt 

A Time to Temp 

What do you look for from temporary work? High 
rewards, certainly — but more besides? The question is 
valid, because in today's marker, you do have a choice. 
Our own temporaries form an exclusive, high calibre 
team our clientele amongst the most prestigious In 
London. With good skills, quite frankly; you cam rreke 
good money anywhere. But if you want the best, to 
every sense, then give me a calL Sara Dyson, on 01-493 

Gordon Yates Ltd. 

35 Old Bond Street, London Wt 

(Recruitment Comtitams) 

Introducing the MacBIain 
Nash Privilege Club Card. 

An exclusive cord offering temporaries a very special 
package of benefits. I oin our temporary team andget ■ 

• An opportunity to earn two weeks paid holiday. • 

• Generous discounts on a wide range of products and services, 

m A discount on holidays or travei - - 

• A building society tfiat can help with a mortgage. 

• A bank that offers an advisory service on ^ .. 

financial matters for temporaries, together ^ 

with free banking . • 

• A private health scheme for temporaries. 

Ifyou would like a MacBIain Nash 
privilege Card give us a ring today and “ - s? ^ ‘t 

join our temporary team 
Contact Victoria Martin 


f % 


Executive Secretary 
with fluent German 

Siemens Limited is the UK subsidiary of one ofthe worfcfs 
largest and most successful electrical and electronic 
engineering companies. 

We require an Executive Secretary to support a sates and 
marketing Director. You will need to be fluent in German 

and have excellent shorthand and audio skills in both 

languages. Naturally you will havethe poise, personality 
and communication skills so necessary at this level, as well 
as a desire to use your initiative and take considerable 

in return we can offer an excellent benefits package 
to reflect your bi-lingual abilities. 

Please write with fun career detaDs, or telephone 
for an application form: Christine SearfeSr 
Person nd Executive, Siemens limited, WindmflIRoad, 
Sunbury-on-Thames, Middlesex TW167HS. 

Tel: (09327)85691. 

Siemens- where the future happens first 

£11,000 neg 


tl you appreciate good designs and enjoy a 
fnendty. tniomtal atmosphere then )on ttxs 
top manufacturer of beautiful fabrics as sec- 
retary to their safes (Erector This is a new 
position and as such « open for devatoo- 
menL Very luminous offices. 10 0/80 sfdUs 
needed. WP experience preferred, although 
training can be given. 

Your own luxurious office based dose to 
Grean Rtak. A busy, fnendty at mo sp here 
and shorthand not needed as secretary go a 

very pleasant executive when you jom tin 
top firm of commodity traders. They are 
looking for a career maided person, the skys 
the fimrt and prospects . ere otcetent- Bene- 
fits include a free lunch. 55 wpm Audio 
abSty needed. 

West End 

Elizabeth Hunt 




£6.20 p.h. 

It you SB a first class serior-fewl temporary seerstery a® speeds of 100/60. 2 resV Director level 
secretarial erpenence in central Lankin and possess proficient Wtora-Pnxassing skflfe, we gwft you 

afl be tempted by wital we can u!tef you. 

We are a highly professional agency and oar temporary team Has estab li s h ed a rapotato «hcb 
rejects its euamstaxtanb. If you join our team, not oily «*a_wu writ tar an interesting vanety of 
clients. M you witeso receive the best i^sio London. Our sHled temps are afi pad Bn same rate. 
We can. add ition to fe xfing you tempting a s si gnaerts and paying you tempting rates, ofler you the 
opportunity ol temping info a pomanen jab. 

I you M temptation hard to resist, pfease telephone lor an appointment or a fadsheet 

01-434 4512 (West End) 01-588 3535 (City) 

Crone Coikill 

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As PA to the Chief 
ExecuUve of a 
financial recoil 

uuanciaj report 
company in WL 
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your time produc- 
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and undertaking 
spe«al projects. 
Good typing, 
numeracy ana wp 
skills needed; Age 

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MdKttng near St James' 
Pan. swi. Age 24-35. 

Attn S D 
Krilxriir Place 

LmIm S\M 

j inmdiy nutkhng or* gn ram- 
Mny. Kxatrd tn Wl . looking for 
rwnrmra ur m iria to MW 
our prceerr trams. AMlruiB 
mould hate a urong flaw lor 
adnniutlration tn order to tmh- 
air new awm witmn Uirsc 
omy dr nan me nh snortband tt 
ew'ifUM Mgrmrr with export- 
rare ol wordprarewrno 
iprrfrraMy CPT but win rrou- 
train a nKnuni P tca ar. wrtte 
wint CV. mdaraltng rurrem sal 
ary anp sndinr trtmtone 
number, to- Anne Murhrti. 
RMJM London Ud. 42 Wey- 
mouth Sn«l London WlA 
ZBG. iNo aoenctes D*ca*r>. 

wun in dm sliHK lor Direr 
lor of SritolarsiHo Foundation 
In W1 This BOKIIton rrqnlm 
imluNtr. darmton. a flair foi 
orqaneiailan. asharom'e lor dr 
lad and inr abody to take sole 
moonutMiny tn me Oimrtort 
amenre. The wvk is wiMv 
\ artrd. demanding a Mgh slan 
doed of -written.- .irrMI. and 
irtewtonr WjIN Apr 2t 30. ml 
are C7.bOOCa.OOO aae' ♦ 
benrms. Aonkrauon id own 
namtwrHtno. mrlwnf tuft CV 
to. BOX oaa jsieJsenoni -J* 


txrntent opening by an rxotn 
raced WP Sermary.tmrresled 
tn Mkr RrUlnm As nan of 
dm Aonnditnat tosnsnw In 

mmv lor seom^op ute worn 
lau rea di ig. nandano Preso He 

mm ortamdotta Ptrer l Man 
IM musnandUns dunes, meet- 
tom and umrt anaoaraamls 
for an immediate micrww rag 
Peng Ha price on 034 0308 
□rake Punnnrl Apr. - 

BACK TO WORK? ClenrtrM C0«- 
irarbng Comoony in Ptmdro H 
tivliM an Office Supers hor to 
lend a mm of 3 wpHts. This ts 
au ideal position for a person 
oark-Kswortr or a mature per- 
son wtsmnp lo work locauy. H 

you etuoy oraamautp p rfortUrs. 
ahoratinp work. sotuvUines un- 
drr pnwee ana -would take to 
or mated on lire Word Prorra 
■or . ran n-nrtfa pure «n 834 
mtf Drake Artonnef 4p 

ALUM ALUM Youna ewpmi 

wrrriary wM MW working 
lor partner tn wen known Ex- 
port Wine company. And uvng 
hmQrd O. A level sta ndar d 

languagun to make .ramioCu- 
.rope ' l»wwp ' iravrt 

arrawpemenis have to be made 
lor vips irom abroad Sktns 
80 HO ea-250 more Ol S83 
1034 Merednb Scon 


PART-TIME Paivom Green, rid 
nan MAT Velum Doerior needs 
a See with good attdM lo. run 
smad but hurt oflirr Exi> «« 
iMitaim emiranmml an ad- 
vantage irmtMimer or eafenngt 
bid vnm e nraU ai Loav.oi in 
« Ofv entertl 23 hr. 4 week 

SaUiv lieg C4 .fiOait tum CaH 

joim Oonatatvon at Tcrmev Ltd 
01-736 2*10 imav rroh- on 

rTAUAft: W m flia— I smrsewrv 
with ftaieni Hal tan but wtlh 
CitoMb ol mother tom** 
standard, nractata for rtegant 
Mavlaar showroom Fasl ivp 
in. trfrx and -wilrWxyua 
shrtK word ororewuW uwiut. 
bUneiMm too tor wnieiir 
nrxiMr and promntablr khmi 
tnqui services iRemillwi'i 
ConaultanM Ol 830 37pa 6 


small ird/malionat Bankmo 
guar seeks tuutWV omani/rU 
d ltd efie tent shonhamt 
wun nndnf rnmmiM » 


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immance Biohns in fteirnf 
SI iraune'4MM> sitmih-nd 
sprietais imtrt Jime httan 

tale CTOMJ M 



PA SecrWBiT required 
cMrmrtl MD «n a tnisv 
PuWnhng Compani isob- 
odiarv ol a *!?*J*S 
Stiiumi in f 1 ' 7 - Coo “ 

speeds rvscnltaJ- 

aim MM* * 




We we a smbA- 

expanding. mnovaE^v® 
counany relocating 10 
NtorittLcwJon- We re~ 
iwdffl a seB starwg* 
mtrtloem. commwoBHif 
rmxted person 
vde twB syS»» 
support ExceBen* 
portunity tor tW n 9 ft * 

P*ea» Phoro: 

0823 54345 

- .- SENIOR 

iy nurtul maarcti agency 
«»«l in Chetsea. SW3. 

To lak# Cbarga of me ran- 
ningoCa very busy smaU 
of nee ana supcrvtsr tunler 
yermry. Must hove al 
mu o m ei Murauon and 
60+ tywng. no sh. Aoe 
aa*. Salary OJLO. 

-r-T V I L-i i ;*'|a ii 

Vengiue well edunied Socreury needed for friendly nigh 
:imt nianufacnmig ranuMny m Fulham. shORiy.reiaeaMng 
wUhfn Borough- 35 Iry-ndly staff. 

■ Come and' organise- our M.D. Revamp «n- records Caro 
tor our admin: Conlribufe And go with us. Salary and 
condition* will be find clast for Uw rigiu lady. 2S+ 
pre f erred. 

1»h lo lira iiMucr with Ml r.Vj*: P. Hmphiqv CWha 
IMHOCMV fad. J5 Ualdnut -.Lie. Lnotka SW6 


A prtdessJorui afipfcadi and a mmimum Ol we years 
successful sittrviewing expefiAdfia could earn you this 
exceptional., opportunity to jom a wefl established 

.Candidates have dme and amtytlon ana tmvo experi- 
ence of rurrvng a busy temporary team. 

Our existing portfolio, consisting of both com merc ia l and 
legal dims, demand me highest standards in personal 
service and efficiency.- 

Ths position otfara an Impressive salary package. Indud- 
ng ma use of a company, car on achievong satisfactory 


For a confidential diet, contact Camwl llaflOfl on 01*242 
0785 during tMMiaau houm; or Mack Dfnhow on 01-204 
U19 After* pn. 


North Wm« London 

tv hi Imrvuu tonal Ok Man ol 
Ihn Bmuuous fabric ana 
fvthton buruiets rraunrt a 
hwmv brnamnra, Biaturc 
ItiihM wrrrUrv wan vu 
herb *111111 <120 70i lo work 
ror me MZ> and the Export 
Marketing Control kr Mint 
«r racMfr ol working under 
swoatned pmwire.and on 
own inMIaMve. Knowledge of 
tarenung or lanouagev inelid 
tnd by no means ewenilaL 
Start aosoonai oostunr. Sat- 
orv negottaoie around COOOO 
* «*ff riauuno duraum. Can 
Sharon Cooke on 01 387 



Small.' friendly Interna- 
tional law office seeks 
rad uale PA. AppUcanr 
wlD have word DrocesStog 
experience, a good tele- 
phone manner. be 
numerate. weU organised. 
getr-moftvated and willing 
to get involved ut all as- 
pects of running of Ihe 
. firm. Legal experience ntM 
required. Age 25-35. Non- 
smoker preferred. Salary 
£10.000+ negotiable. PPP 

Tab CrtbuWa Ot-SSS DR 

(No jynnni . 

Salary Ntcrtabie 
op In £9 T 000 . 

wr area burn lug and Men d. 
tar .City firm of Qunmd 
A rra un tan l* wMi a nu*y au- 
dio noai inn to rat. You win 

TO £9,000 

HO Of leading Tadkon Group 
•mm wrii mum <ti or 
with rhhrr good oommerctai 
FrrarO or. German. Early to 
mu-Hr* wuh arevKiu* ser 
evprnrare. iNonamrtier.t 
Exrcfirar »ro*pe«t» A brae- 
lllv ■ '. 



Bthnoual rvembve PA. ^ 
aonxrtur secretary reouireo 
lor Engtash speaking family 
based oi Cannes Sonin Ol 
Franre Excel Ira 1 skills re- 
Oinrrd Should be efftnem 
neuMeaiid oifera high tan el 
of mtegniy Mud drive. Ex 
ceUent saian’ offered. For 
further intonrwdon write in 
rludtnq CV. phow arrt 
references to BOX CJL Tne 
runes. Virginia Si. P O Box 
484. London Cl. 

mature kca 


Infer esuiM) oaviun with pub 
irjunu dva laiioo organising 
varKAf training proor-imnu-* 
^nrt romw^ Shorthand not 
T-raiUial hnl mod romntuni . 

diimw Conmxuv «-iU 

raNOn person iHnrnuio 10 

o-ork SLUling >tlarv 
f t 7-500 


01 240 5211 




ol .M jvuh aotipMcwP* 
iiatmi+«™'e III grfT«dnoi 

o.iih a Kvriv pprvoiMH« 
Tri | venw el hunmui 

■ umik rf»«f Jonrnrmi 

Swv U YOUier' 


VWl M VUU btavne 

Eih * * « 

Salim- Home. 5 inn's 
yrM. Loudon wlY *UI-. 


Sales Negotiator 

Required for our Futhatn 
oMR. Working knowledge 
of SW6 preferable. Experi- 
ence- not * essenflaL 
exceflem prospects: salary 

Reply to confidence to: 

. Tow OM 
■ Saffitu Ttmu •' 
3*1 FnfttniPWaw Rond 
.. London SW* 
•■Tel«1 -731 3333 . 


c£1 2,500 

Tog Maytair Piopenv wm- 
peny. eiwnnous fwws- 
iWrty lor stab rocrunnam 
wtnan * seoaJ functions 
Personnel experience pre- 
feme. 80 shortnono 8 
eicetent typna. La» 20 s, 
eortjr 30S. 

Also temporaries uraentty 

Cn8 ifie Hubert* 

SI-493 2972 



SPANISH: Really superb 

Engflsh- • . very fluent 
Spanish, and an interest 
in'thc taw? We are looir- 
iflg for a Bilingual 
Secretary who has 
worked, for at least a cou- 
ple of years, to assist the 
Senior Partner wfjo han- 
dles a lot' of property 
maticrs. You will not 
need shorthand but typ- 
ing must be fast and 
word processing experi- 
ence would be useful. 
French or Portuguese 
could be used too. Salary 
in the region of £9.000. 



Rrrndtmmt Consultants 

- 22 Oaring Cro» Rd. 
London WCiH 0HR. 

01-836 3794/5 


This lesding Hotel group 
arc now looking lor. a 
first class Sec to their ex- 
ecutive Director. Based 
in a luxurious suite of of- 
fices. you should have a 
lively & confident per- 
sonality enhanced by 
good secretarial skills. 
Call Elizabeth Riding on 
«8 161*... 

This incndly. shipping 
company currently seek 
a capable and experi- 
cjjcvo see to work for 
their bitty MD. If you 
enjoy a challenge and 
seek a high level of com- 
pany involvement calL 
Lindy Basil on 408 1616. 

tataihiHuTi Int mm) 
1* tmr lllwtu WL 


JResponeihle . and bard- 
tianist required. ~ L Good 
shorthand and typing. 
WP experience an ndvan- 
tage. . Pleasant 

appearance and tele- 
phone manner essential. 

/• Salary to £8B0O. 

For further details please 
telephone:- • 

' Jacqoeline 
- on 01^439 4557 


Requires enthusiastic, ef- 
ficient secretary vrtUt 
wont processing experi- 
ence and - professional 
outlook to loin small 
friendly CUy office of 
American Jaw firm Pre- 
vious legal experetence 
not necessary but must 
be non-smoker. Salary 

Please turtle rg: 




Rrauii+d (or tnnvCorauHant 
Plata it burgeon Expertewre. 
pnvuumv ood a good xp- 
pnirwc are nwnWi. 
MUry « OOO 1 negonatate 
Pkwe write giving lud de 
um lo 

htah CrtdL (I* l 14 


Small ’ busy consulianrv 
needs Kflrtnrt. hardworking 
ad mm secretary. Fasl area 
rare typmgi IneniJb- 
teiepluaie mamvcf. 3 mature 
anttudr and abUdy lo work 
on yoor own intauve and 
sometime* under wessure » 
ewenttaL Y0*»H probaoh' or 
23 a with a good educational 
barkgrxNind we’re 3 BUn- 
ures from me tube Salary 
C.9.000 neg 4 win holidays. 


To Senior Panner 
Covcni Garden 
c £J 1,000 t 
Wriic wiib CV to 
Miss Vince Kcmp& 
Hawicy. 13 Mon- 
mouth ^ l !]5P u 

London WC2H 



A dvnarmr serreUrj' « ur 
genilv reouimf lo run the 
administrative side or ihe 
Hoihc Dcwrtrwni or ou»y 
Unfair resoraiial firm 

An pxcltmg and chartenglny 
dosjUou with ■great tm- 
jierik. Coofldrnl WeWMfte 
manner . raw kcraratf typing 
and riamitu to work at a la&t 
gate at ejamnal. 

smart oriim at-ou Bond 
Street Salarv LS300 nog. 

T«fe 4M 2020 ’ 


The beautiful offices and 
friendly staff of (tus 
smalt. Wl company 
make this a very attrac- 
tive lob for a first class 
receptionist who can 
type accurately at 40 
wpm. look after a simple 

switchboard and take 

care of other varied re- 
ception dutie s. _ . 

of Bond St. 

Raerwiment Ccnsukanu 
n-S23 1284 




. upwards of £16 t 000 p^. 

Following a dissolution of partnership, a sole 
practitioner (aged 40), operating from substan- 
tial premises in a very pleasant part of 
Southampton, is looking for a solicitor with 
whom he can share his he^vy work load. 

Current fee earnings more than justify this 

The work will be a mix of divorce, litigation 
and conveyancing. There is a small and effec- 
tive back-up team. 

Candidates should be aged around thirty. They 
should be ambitious and therefore looking for 
partnership opportunities within two years. 

As a first step applicants, not necessarily with 
local connections, should write to Mr David 
Whately (who himself qualified as a Solicitor) 
with details of their careers. The reference to 
quote is No. 63). 


Executive Selection. V 

6, Martin Lane, London. • 






required for Company Solicitor of expand- 
ing property development company. Must 
have good knowledge of all aspects of prop- 
erty . law, and. enjoy working as part of a 
young team in a last-moving environment. 

Salary commensurate with age and 

• Replies in writing with c.v. to: 

Eve Ross, 


84 Grosvenor St, 



Conveyancing Solicitor required 
for small friendly practice, sense 
of humour required, good 

Tel: Mr Donald Galbraith 

(01-446 6717) 


A position exists for a Joim Senior Clerk to 
leading provincial chambers (two silks, twenty 
juniors). Terms negotiable. 

Please write to: 

Eric Elliott. 

51 Wcstgate Rd. 

Ncwcasile-upon-Tyne NE) ISS. 
enclosing a curriculum vitae. 

Thai ’s the glory of El ViDero , 75% of the \ . 
development is garden —and the 
apartments are only 2 storeys high. 

There's room to breathe, space to soothe your souL 
Yet MarbeUa and Puerto Boms are just minutes 
away. It can afl be youre from only £39.000 
—st8 the best oatue in MarbeUa, PLUS 
Wenpey quality and re&dxDty — Marble floors, 
Htted kitchen, terrace, 27ft lounge —and 
fflmpey finance makes it easy to buy. 

1 Bed, 1 Bath from £39,000 

2 Bed, 2 Bath from £50,000 

3 Bed, 2 Bath from £78,000 


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. rMjrw-KN 

0562 SS51S1 


Your Harbour... 


Luxury apartments by Yacht Marine, 
prime position. 25 minutes from Gib. 

1.Z & 3 bedrooms (between 100 and 289 
m*). AH with large terraces, while marble 
floors and fireplace, directly overlooking 
the sea. 

- Parking places. 

- Swimming pool & beautiful gardens. 

- Very interesting prices. 

- Payments over 10 years. 

- Already built 



(MarbeUa- Malaga) 

Head Office. 

Serrano. 23. 


For inspection flights brochures and 
further details, call: 01-969 1133- 





■** _ \\ AWinpqr dff d i^ ne ri la tin an 

ffrtjri.9^9 6 \\ 24lKjBg3 Road. U»*w SW3 

^9 Teb 01-351 3135 

— Uartding by Pvrtospm Urtittd 


AwnsesouBtss mam ' 

Your Harbour... 


Luxury apartments by Yacht Marine, 
prime position. 25 minutes from Gib. 

1.2. & 3 bedrooms (between 100 and 289 
m 2 ). All with large terraces, white marble 
floors and fireplace, directly overlooking 
the sea. 

- Parking places. 

- Swimming pool & beautiful gardens. 

- Very interesting prices. 

- Payments over 10 years. 

- Already built. 




Head Office. 

Serrano. 23. 

MADRID - 1. 

For inspection flights brochures and 
further details, call: 01-969 1133. 




A prestigious shopping, commercial and leisure 
centre wttn private and serviced accommodation is 
to t* built at Sotogrande. on the Costa del SoL 

Developed by FincasoL the lead mg property 
experts in Southan Spain, it will provide much 
needed facilities for some 300.000 cosmopolitan 
residents and tourists. 

The investment potential offered ts tremendous. 

The value of commercial and residential property in 
the region has risen by up to a hundredfold ovpt the 
last fifteen years. In Sotogrande alone, pnees have 
doubled m the year since opening of the border 
with Gibraltar and continue to accelerate rapidly. 

Modular shop, office and entertainment units, 
together with the hotel operation, are available for 
sale from March 1986 

Visit our exhibition at The Churchill, 

Portman Square. Wl . in the Ectward Suite 
11th-12th March, from 11.00am to 8.00pm. 

Of telephone FincasoJ for further details. 

Fincasd ltd 4 &cge Street. Salisbury Wiltshire SP1 2LX. 
Tfel: 0722 26^14 Telex: 477SI7 WTSG 
Offices in Sotogrande 6 MarbeUa. 

FOR MEM! ERA. lor rt«i v« 

. IIKI.VI 1110.1 lull, 3 hwl IM. 
<ul W 40OOVJ mrllM M.iginl 
ii nil -jm , 5 mm walk 

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mm \ilh ii.inriM. I,u i— in . suiil 
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75008 P.IIK. Tn . 1 , 

45 54 04 14 

“If Winter’s here, can Spring be 
far behind?" 

Why noi visit our property exhibition and see 
some of the finest developments in the 
Marhclla/Esiepona region. 




PtotKfiH* from f Jj.UUQ - £23.000 


Wed lmiVrnr 13th Kerch 1030 am - 330 pa 

Please call 01 486 8305 for your personal 

Spring may be closer than yon think. 


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• ill.i "iflh |MH.I run. Ini m-Ji.-d 
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lull, Uiiiii^nnl im I null 

UI ■ . will li-lil,., |mol rllili rtf 
rivnilli I rlurlH-JM.I 500 
Tol Ool <$?Z taJST 

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v.s tit, SCO Trl Oo3S635 1 4w 

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unul L i® iXX> r i -I 072^27775 


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tniu niadton |i*«+ piapvi H insurtlion parkaigi' 

Uni' mimlirt Ilf e liurs 

01-938 3733 

Opaa M«| lOm - 4pa 
BJv. MW PropaUea 


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BELSQE PARK. NW3 luKMuty apporoa attesstcJacremmniMns E.HalLlWeneea). £ 

me*? pwpeiiv ensvmc sunny nci csiwn ana fitiM.20WeBea3 2 Bate. VaecE-iiysiem inO CH. Gdn Balcony Freeftoto Cl 57 .500 W229- 
unsualiv large acOTimoflaMn in &£u mensm Gas CH.Lws lease. £ 3SJHB Tat 586*309 B881 

pimetoijEion Dmn^Hdl.Gueaftc.LiBiry«i- ST JOHNS WOOD An arriassaaoraf villa ssytt MAIDAVAl^Aixajue lSFtoaraHrnmman 

xauec garaens * feceps waqmi snaGkfir nm use oeoroorn. taram. neup nm ami u*mg 
£750,000. Tat 586*5529 UBM.UiihvRra.5DMeDMS 3Batfs(ieosu») Area Viw*s offirtxjfeng Comm Gas Bngn ft 

ST. JOHNS WOOD hrramae Grace B bstea Dressrai nn. Gan Ggeanc Pamng LMsehcB. ® reM^^WMpowA-AiHlImnBlUjng 
Gwgiai f essence uttf sstiicec teat cajfian CBajUJOTefc 586^29 La retSB-jK® 

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anoParturtg LuseMd. KU F£NTAL£2000apav«ek Aval InmsL Long 
Let ret 585-3085 

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Uafcn- Rm Stuov Bac J r.iasia 5ea. 2 nrflier p^.*, hr 26eCs Bat" WyrLease inaepCas O^itnu^inisla^Gan^Racons^ 
Bms Sateoca. Stew* fim it! Gen. Sole ^ jseiOOTet 229-8881 d2MMBeoooms.BfflnmUeBecpRoom 1 

Agsms r/ee^-cte E2B5.G00Tet 565-593 

cw £98jMTet22MBai d 2 Dine Decrooms. Bamoam. Loe Recp Room, 

ymm nuenirmu &*<--,,! «i,iu MaqrehcOTEa-a-KB.DreaaccesstDCoinn^ 

tiaiGarcens RENTAL E2&00 pet ^ Awd 

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runtv raimti apan »--C a lab Dacora vutn -meo H *™« Lffll? La. Tet 586-3058 

London^ most 
up-to-date apartments 

were designed in 1837 

B^ed on Thomas CubirtV original IS57 designs. Bessborough 
Cardens will be a luxurv development of Studios, i. 2 &. 3 bedroom 
apartments nnd 2 *St 3 bedroom penthouses. 

Retaining the classical Regencv facade of its illustrious predecessor. 
Wimpev wiil combine architectural beauty with the very latest in luxury 
living to produce the most exclusive new homes in SW1. 

Each will be equipped with video entryphone . cable TV facilities, 
iuliv fitted kitchens and bathrooms as well as carpets throughout. 

There will be security controlled underground car parking and 
uniformed porterage. 

The buildings themselves will be set in beautiful landscaped gardens. 

For full details of this rare investment 
opportunity contact 

r 7ill It ]: iTi 

Roberts Court 
43-49 Barkston Gardens 
Kensington, London SW5 

Berkley House 

Dewelopnatts limited 


Almost totally reconstructed behind their original facades, 
these four handsome houses provide superbly designed and 
immaculately presented apartments in a quiet and convenient 
location overlooking beautiful communal gardens — and 
amenities include lift, resident porter, audio-visual entry 
system, gas-fired central heating, folly equipped kitchens, etc. 



FROM £295,000 



Joint Setting Agents 


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01-581 7654 

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By Christopher Waraum 

Property Correspondent 


An .lllrarlu p lop <3rd > dr Hal in aul^I Kensington Sir eel 
This one t»eo properly is in oMrlleni rondilion & would 
inji.r ideal pied a lerre Added iwneni of loe sth faring 
roof lio u huh leads oil Trom brighl & sunny reception 
room Kih'hcn & bathroom Low outgoings. Gd 
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3 acres ol ornate grounds leading 
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mnwg bafts Only 15 ms 
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4 spartous luxurious flaus in 
ph block be l ween Oxford SI 
and Crmtenor Square. 
Each fompming 5 bedims, 
lounge dining room. 2 baih 
rooms, en suiie baih. large 
kitchen, rloakioom. 

Lease SB year* 


In Kinnerton St. 

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A seteelkm ol 2 or 3 bed lease 
I mid or Fi<w-hold aparunenls 
wim oarcjpns and terraces 
languid from L 1 40.000 

-If you believe there is no such thins as 
the ideal home, the Daily Mail Ideal 
Home exhibition at Earls Court which 
opened yesterday will try its annual 
persuasion that there is — or are, 
' because the village that occupies a large 
1 part of the arena contains seven houses 
which attempt to live up to the name. 

Whether they will still be in such 
perfect condition when the show closes 
on March 3L after thousands of visitors 
have trooped through their every bed- 
room and kitchen, is another matter. 

They have to be built weir to 
withstand that onslaught, with their 
upper floors strengthened and doorways 
sometimes widened to all for the traffic. 
Otherwise they are built brick on brick 
exactly as on a permanent site except for 
plumbing and foundation w ork. ^ 

The builders, given their continual 
anguished cry about land prices, must 
also be grate ftil that they are paying for 
the floor space rather than the land site. 
Ax least, sheltered from bad building 
weather outside, the houses can be built 
quickly as they have to be with a limit of 
17 working days from start to finish. 

Three of the homes are built into a 
complex by Wimpey, befitting one of 
the largest volume builders, two are by 
the makers of house “kits”, one by 
Davis Build Developments for the 
ASPP/Calor Gas “house of the year”, 
and a one-off Future House 2000 
sponsored by the magazine What 


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The huge glass conservatory of Future House 2000 is designed to trap the sun to 
provide solar energy for Che house 

includes features to maximize energy excludes Ihe land. ^Wchwcmldadda 

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WKiignl 6 7nnh. 4 Slum, 3 
Mrijr nvriHian Full width 
lonl iprTJfc. and ott sJrrrl 
parting lor 4 *miv U7SAX) 

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used per hour? 


Tel 01 G29 9226 
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One of the themes emphasized in 
most of the houses is that of energy 
saving, a useful matter which drew 
comment from Peter Walker, Secretary 
of State, who attended the press 
preview. He said he was surprised that 
someone buying a car would always ask 
its miles per gallon, while the same 
person buying a house rarely asked 
about energy costs. 

Mr Walker believed that people 
would become more energy-conscious 
in the next twaor three years as building 
societies and builders took more inter- 
est. He added: “Energy saving will 
become an increasing factor in selling 
homes, and I would like to see the 
introduction of a grading system for 
houses bared on their energy efficiency’. 

Thefuture House 3000 appropriatdy 

saving. It has a 3 5 ft- high conservatory, 
claimed to be the largest conservatory 
built in the UK, which is designed to 
face south and trap solar energy for use 
throughout the house. 

Otherwise it is fairly conventionally 
designed, explained on the grounds that 
most people like traditional design. But 
inside it has an array of electronic 
gadgets including a remote-controlled 
wall unit incorporating a television, 
video recorder and drinks section, and 
can receive television from all over 
Europe by satellite. 

It also emphasizes the likely increase 
in leisure in the home, and has a 
gymnasium equipped with all sorts of 
torture machines. Downstairs a small 
robot glides around, just missing people 
and cupboards, but not giving great 
confidence that it could cook and serve 
a meal for the family without spilling 

Valhalla Homes build up-market 
homes to designs originally drawn up 
for the Canadian market, and use 
materials such as Canadian kiln-dried 
spruce and Philippine mahogany in the 
timber-framed construction ana design. 
Being built for the Canadian climate, 
they have a high level of insulation and 
are considerably more thermally effi- 
cient than building regulations demand 

The V alhal la Hazdton house pro- 
vides three or four bedrooms from the 
flexible kit, which costs £23,300. The kit 
indudes all the components of die 
limber frame and insluaxion, bat does 
not include the external cladding, cost 
of building or cost of land. Adding the 
costs together, the house would actually 
cost £59.000 ~ lo build — and" that 

further £15,000 to £45,000 to the cost 
depending on location and stze of plot. 
(Details: 0908 640628.) . _ 

The other house m kit form is one of 
the Heritage Cottage range from Potton. 
It is a new design, a four-bedroom 
fami ly home built on eariy J7tb-centory 
des igns , with exposed solid tixnbeT posts 
and beams, large inglenook fireplace, 
dormer windows and sloping ceilings. It 
has an o pen-gal leried staircase — and a 
conservatory, for which the house is 
designed, although it is not a st a nda rd 
part of the package. # • 

It is a further indication, nevertheless, 
'of the increasing popularity of conserva- 
tories, which appear in three of the show 
houses and are displayed by several 
firms exhibiting. 

Authentic Tudor details 
around tke door 

This house, the Waresley. is L700 
square feet costs £39,000 for the kit and' 
would cost about £50,000 in all Potion 
(details from 0767 260348) say that the 
total cost of their houses is about £30 a 
sq. ft. — and their kits range from 1085 
to 3,750 sq.ft. 

Davis Build, operating in the south of 
England, have build a Tudor-style, five- 
bedroom ed house, with “authentic" 
period detail on the jettied first floor, 
twin dormer windows and exposed 
beams in the ceiling. Several of these 
houses are being built at Oxshott, 
Surrey, and will cost about £200,000, 
while their range of houses and flats in 
London and the South-East cost ho* 
tween £45,000 and £225,000. 


Cedar Lodge 

69 Warrington Crescent 
little Venice, London W9 

Id the heart of fashionable Little Vanes, Ihe skQUnl 
rehnbistaaitofCcdir Lodge ka provided asnpab 
selection of Sccdwhv hatHyapartaKtOs. 
finished and equipped lo the highest standuds. 
All these flats enj^impiessiveaetDiTiiiHDfatim 
mast berr:>.ig from privite landsaped 

cardens or temces- 

3 Bedrooms * Very UtjeLotmge/D ini ng Room 
2 Bathrooms (lensnitel * Fully Fitted Kitchens 

23 Aaes of Excellent Conunmul Gardens 
iMtindml Gas Central H eating 
Video Entryphone * Passenger Lift 
Beantifaliy Appoint e d Common Parts 
Minutes from Marble Arch k the West End 
Excellent PoblkTransport Facilities 

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lounge dinmgirain rl kit ulll 
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The Ban-ait Premier Collection is a completely new range of 
over fifty individual and innovative house designs. 

Homes to suit eveiy taste and pocket at prices that range all the 
way from £20,000 up to £500,000. 

Each home sets brand new standards in living space, specifica- 
tion and style. 

And they’re just brimming over with those special touches 
which make life so much more pleasant and comfortable. 

For full details of this exciting new generation of homes and 
our four unique show villages, visit your nearest 
Barra tt development or write to: 

Barratt Information Service, Post Office Box no. 

4UD, London W1A4UD. ITI „ _ | 


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01-332 3320 |w Np Ml 

bed unnvod orrul fir p b Hal 
Cfcnr ad amenities « Old 
Bromplon RtJ CH. rm. . porter 
Lw SI vn Cl 40.000 Reed A 
Lewi* 244 8377 
W. KENi Sunnv 2 bed IvUronv 
llal ui Virtorlan hve kilrtven. 
bainiootn large rerep wim 

■liarbte fireplan. ruU OCH 47 
sear lease CB4 460 Trt. bdl 

Earl* Curt Sq SWS Immar 3rd 
Hour llal. ■■'rein, lil kit. 2 dtrte 
ned*. bam.snower IJUI Gas Of. 
IUI 42 irv L°4 500 HoJLrun#. 


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Lewis 244 8377 
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beds. 2 bulbs, lul. rlV im. per 

lei CH. 440 irs C224DOO 
HOLItfAK$ 3706781 
Wll GARDEN FLAT Soaefous 
and hngni 2 dr*, twsis rerepi . 
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t8 6.030 -Xjiinonv HHI & Co 

SWIS pied r lerre wilti 31' Von. 
aauul Hoor studio rm. kil. 
lum. 090 vrs. C50 000 
Hrtman. 1706781 

SW7 Brwtil 2nd lloor I UK Large 

lerepl 2 IrofN kil llfclsl mi. 
oath. CH. ■» irs Cl 15.000 
Holmans 370-6781 

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3 beds. 2 halhs. sauna Loiw 
le.ise L000 non AhO in Kelt 
suwinii SWS. 4 brttv. liMurf 
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Limm» Lid . PU Box 224. Lou 
(Ion U 8- OS 60S 3564. 

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% a mortgage 
W at NatWest. 

We’ll let you know straight awav You 
don’t have to be a NatWest customer 

^^r 0 sr popin “^ 

.. . ’ n,eH ome ^ Meager. Nattonal 

Westminster Bank PLC, 

FREEPOST 2. London EC2B2 q!i 8 ^ 

<!» NatWest 

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Coastal haven 

■ Haven House, cfescrbed as one of 
the finest houses in Sandwich, Kent rs 
for sale throuoh Strutt & Parkar-a 

Snowdad Ridgeway, & Che pfctarcsae irate street of Barfinri, Oxfordshire^ i$* 
fine listed Mamafaay house for sale at aroand 095,000 threap JacksoH-S*.: 
and Staffs Cirencester office. The deeds for Ridgeway data faefcte 1736. aadthe 
dressed Crtwuld stone with its string iwnc and sash wiatfwwi, pnwMe a good 
example of the ndntectnre ef the penod. H has six bedrwMts, a wortiag Hft add 
three recepdoareoms, one of which is aa impressive teak conservatory teak by a 
local joi ner irf tMm screws orn^woodeB.Ms benx Bsedtfar wriwt De- 

Financial Services 

25a Motcomb Street 
London SW I 
Opm mail 8 p.m. today 

price or £300,000. The Grade II listed 
house is believed to have been built in 
the 16th century and stands on the 
site of an even earlier house enclosed by 
high 13th-century walls. It was re- 
fronted with a Georgian facade of 
painted brick m the lath century, but 
the Tudor timber framing with brick nog- 
gmgrsstiU visible at the back. The 
accommodation indudes four reception 
rooms, four bedrooms and four bath- 

■ It is a week for conservatories - 
both at the Ideal Home Exttibftion and 
elsewhere. Sadtetrs at Lymington, 
Hampshire, is a period farmhouse dat- 
ing from Cromwellian times and has 
recently been renovated and modern- 
ized. The house has four bedrooms 
and three reception rooms, including a 
fine paneHed drawing room, with a 
conservatory added by the present 
owners. Jackson and Jackson of 
Lymington is asking mound £250480. 

Three in one 

■ Forge House, in the village of 
CotesnWI, Buckinghamshire, dates back 
to the 15th century, and was originally 
four cottages which have been con- 
verted to provide the train house out 

of three, while the fourth has a tenant At 
one stage it was a pottery, (hiring the 
Napoteonfc Ware tt became a Mtet for 
captured French officers, and for 
nearly 200 years it was a wayside inn 
known at the Fieur-de-Lys. The 
Grade II fisted house has three reception 
rooms^ conservatory and five bed- - 
rooms, and stands in about one and a . 
half acres of gardens. Raffety 
Buckland of Beaconsfield is asking * 

■ In last week's mention of St 

James' Grange at West Uttfeton, 
Marshfield, Wiltshire, the telephone 
number for the owner, who Is se&ng pri- 
vately, shorid have read 0225 . • . 
89072. . .. : 

Sitting tenants are bats 

When the auctioneer begins to take bids 
for Nettleton Mill, near Castle Combe, 
Wiltshire, on March 19, there could be 
more than a squeak of interest in the 

For the mill, to be auctioned at the 
Francis Hotel, Bath, is in a pictu res que 
spot close to the village, it is the sort of 
dilapidated property which is ready for 
conversion, and there is an ad ded 
ingredient — bats. 

Tire little forty creatures have already 
caused a good deal of interest in 
Hampshire because of their presence in. 
a canal tunnel which is waiting to be 
cleared, and now their cousins in 
Wiltshire are about to make their 
presence felt. 

For in the eaves of the coach house is 
a nursery roost of a colony of rare 
Daubenton bats and of the even rarer 
Lesser Horseshore bats. Both aperies are 
protected under Schedule 5 of the Wild 
life and Countryside Act 1981 and are 
. important enough to warrant the atten- 
tion of the Nature Conservancy Coun- 
cil, which has issued detailed 
instr uctions on the provisions that must 
be mad* for them when the buildings 
are converted. 

Nettleton Mill and its buildings are to 
be sold in two lots. The mill has more 
than half an acre of land, and frontage 
and fishing rights of about 200ft on the 
trout stream, Broadmead Brook. The 
min buddings, in which the bats have 
made their home, are being offered with 
a two-acre paddock. Both tire min and 
buddings are in a poor stale of repair. 

but have great potential, according to 
the agents Tilley and Noad of 
Chippenham, and each has planning 
permission for use as a single dwelling. 

The beautifully sited property was 
recently used for filming the TV series 
of Robin Hood, and the agents expect a 
sum between £40,000 and £50,000 for 
the mill and £50,000-£60,000 for the 
buildings and paddock. Whether that 
means the bats are worth £10,000 is 
another matter. 

In its report, the Nature Conservancy 
Council reported that the mill was in an 
extremely poor stare of repair and did 
not seem to be of significance to the 
local bat population. That might suggest 
that the bats were discriminating, but 
one Greater Horseshoe bat was found in 
the mill's lean-to. 

But the bam building, where the 
Daubenton bats roost between the inner 
and outer layers of roofing felt, is a more 
serious matter. Although they are there 
only during the breeding season from 
June to September, restrictions have 
been laid down to ensure that the new 
roof is suitable for them, and the 
conversion must not be carried out 
during the breeding season. Similar 
conditions apply to the Lesser Horse- 
shoe bats, to ensure that they can 
remain in their habitat — and not even 
be disturbed by the building work. 

The agents do not specify “bat-lover 
wanted for derelict buildings of great 
potentiaT, but it would dearly help. 




On the River Thames 
Maidenhead 4 miles. M4 M-tf -P ; nuLs. 
Well appointed family house in immaculate 
decorative condition overlooking a 
135' frontage to the River Thames. 

Hall, study, drawing mom. siranc room, 
billiard room. kitchen/dining room, 7 bedrooms. 
3 bathrooms, shower room. 

Boathouse. Swimming pool. Gardens. 

About 2 Acres 

20 Grosvenor Hill. Berkeley Sa ili re. London WL\ 0HQ. 


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Mir Slimmom 0737 40055 

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Home and X’6 tern 
canid be c a aNdwd uoaraUfr- 

0843 89240. 


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anoui 400 »-ais mu ch 3| 
beds spriuded oaiden Palio. 

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DISTINCTIVE DvipIIiiiii inmirri, 

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BETWEEN Yen'll and So morion 
Mmirrii lamil, home 4 beds. 
Iill.-d rar[4H> In 1- mns 
CH0.M» Trt Cm 35 B4CT7&4 

BRISTOL Mod Drt House 6 Bed. 

3 Bain 1 2 m sinli-i 3 Ri pin rlks. 

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1 m.iliii r oai di-n dnuble qar.wre 
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'RECENTLY renoialPrt warioir. 5 
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' rt. 2n>K liom A 303 arrp 

. MurdPd garden, superb new* 
iin-ludPS me nf lersurp lartlilirs. 
i loe noe t77 500 OQbl 33<*69 
I BATH 7 nils mieresnnq i nllaqr . 3 
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l.viiiii walled qdn. oara-gr. oui- 
buildmvv £83. OOO Trt Balh 
. 8k| 543. 

'STREET, Somerset Full, mod 
, Ini 2 Bdq3 heds.halh xpp 
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lounoe. worl<4iop.qdn.«iaiMrc. 
: P|r L5r>OC-DTel CMSB 2105*7 

BATH - Entire Issu'd Ceorqlan 
Town House Ad) Ro,al Cres 
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room riiiirrn Mh rooni 
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sp.ii e V m -iuirl Fuiuivhed 
lo perfrefieu in H.irrcds Lill 
and rarelaler \.-r, r>a.<4i 
able ouiqmum 

£125.000 fncL ceafenD. I 
intmeduiip orrupafinn I 
Vu'Minu Mnu Fri R 

Tel: 0273 77*560. I 

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Uninoipa- L lilil, room, sum- 
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on>i MTludPd uarifens lo three 
si uk. Need-. v»ork 1ml fanuluus 
pnleulial in rxclmiie and beuu- 
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Walberton, West Sussex 

Bogxwr Sega about 0 mBes- Anmdd about 4 ml« 

Attractive and Spacious Period Home set ia tins wound of Wharton Park. The 
property is in very good decorative oider^Ctoakwoin, ^trance Hall, Drawing Room, 
Dmng Room, StutS/Kitcten, Master B«iropm and Bathroom en-smte, 3 further 
Blooms, BathroOT. Gaa CH- Wooded G«iia» ertsidnw to about Vi Acre. 
Mayfair Office Tet 01-499 4156 
Arundel Office Tel: (0903) 882213 

Between Maidstone and Canterbury, Kent 

GW bkek. Gtmkfl and Kudosed 

P ^ d0ck ' In all obonZ 2* Aer»- GnWe £177.500 

Joint Sotr Acnw CltttwiuL C*nl*rbary Offioe Tel: (022T) 4B7441 and Cobbs, Maidstone 

Tri: (0822) 871J61 J 

127 Mount Surer, Mayfair. London W1Y 5HA. Telephone OI-+59 4155 

AhoMi Loxbn - WcsnnTOW. tomngwn, C3**e». Aruodrf. BdEnbuyfi, 

Harrepre.CWbnt WA.EUmm.DiAM^KuiMG^^jaJ’- 

Lane Fox & Partners 


RewKnB 11 miles, Loilnfi 37 writes 

A moa ATTRACTIVE and wdl maintained period 
farmhouse _ ^ 

Han. 3 reception rooms- Wichen. 4 bedrooms, a l»Ui- 
rooms. dressing room 

Gas fired central healing _ 

Exrellvnl Garage Block with guesi/staff llaL Ctiarnuns 
Garden. Good Paddock willi Stabling. 
a tioii i 1.75 acres 

TR Ol 499 0705 




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PRICES: E8iy)0(M245^00 

Brochure from: 

S ale* Office. I NorthanMr Court. Gfo,r Sikcl 
B alh BA! 6PE 

Trt: Bath (0125) 6B487 or 6MfM 


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piopetlies in Si John, MP-». Rr- 
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, KNIGHTSFIRIDGE flals houses 
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r JO rec ttaoiiQRaa wn imp ixuniSe- idonl. drayn room. _ ____ unfln - w — 

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rw. £300.00 

S Arliaeton Street, London SW1A IRB. TEL: 01-493 8222 

6 Arlington Street, London SW1A IRB. 

1 PKL 

North of the Par* South of the Park 

kirw Henrvs Rd. NWS . .£176 
r roqual NWS . . ..£200 

Clarendon Rd. Wll £225 

Harm SI. Wl . . . £250 

Randolph Cres WS . ... .£260 
Brtsiae pi . NWS . £325 

Lnmmwroimn Ter. W2 £525 
Monlaqu M. Wi . . . uoo 

01-722 5135 

Gordon Pi. W8 .... £2CO 

Lexham Cons. WB £200 

CreuMrtl cans. SWT .. ..£250 
Rrdrtllfe Sw. SWIO . £375 

Onslow Sw. SW7 . . ..£375 

Weiherbv Cdm. SWS ... £375 
Owen’s Gale. SW7 .. £425 
Embankment Odns. SWSCS76 

01-352 8111 


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and der 3 bed use in on lei 
nil de-sac Lgr ,rc ^ >, ' 0 f“’ 

plus sPom-ot rm.. c* n i kH 
uiih wasner ■ dryer, qdn. 
ooe. j»,ari now. £350 pw MA. 
We require propcrUM m cen- 
tra]. south and mi-si London 
areas lor wbUiiid wnheantt 


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DARTMOUTH. Nr Riser. Slinnv 
town route- 1 neds. modem 
kitchen. 2 balhimv. easy oar 
den- £39.500. EUTTmomh 3880 


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0441448273 . 

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tpd.OfiO Tel Donnam 837881 - 

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"Srt3rec. 3 ball*. 1 
don law- UW9W 
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a '- ,,w, £59 f 950. 

0736 788551. 

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SUFFOLK. Flat, for uw rtderh A 
iwm hwh tk-rpomntni in 
Bui , 81 Edmund*- 1 A 2 bed 
. rooms atauabk*. lututv mied 
. Kitehen, inrlUHinq-UMni rtf, in- 
rol ewa,. Tolal mdeneiijjahre 
hul wnii the Mvunlv of a 24 hr. 
alarm rotl s%uem. Pncm from 
1.41 .750. Anolk’ for drtailed 
Brorfilire in □ A J.Lnen* Lid i . 
IBA Haller Short. BIJtH.M 
iminds. Suffolk. 1PS3 SfwE. 
Trt. 10384 -633041 

SUFFOLK- l«^w emumr Mvie 
noum with 4 a & nrdtoon*, 2 
h-iinmoms. Luxury ■vmlira 
lion. In and around I he market 
i own of Bun - W- Ediuiinih 
prirn< irom £67.750 Apph 

bforjiumi loD A J Ll'em tul 

I BA H*lVr «reel Burv 61 Ld 
• mUlHK.SullOlk IP33 INC. T.-l 


a beo. house ol rndiarin in 
sourtil allw ,I1W. m Broad, 
NOHOIk llim lionUMP. beahied 
. tom me. during ■>«- 

m4 slo, r rtr non. nildljjJJrt I 
GB4.9SO TH..0bO54ti 7TH. 

NORTH NORFOLK drtwMim ,ii 

law bouve own a pub. nnulh 

laiTiHi • ■ orre ikHdfii »nlh wal 
llllt Iren. C79.5O0 FH DebilK 
dunri now liom DM »lfi8 

0 Urt Iron, AMMK- Hull Of 

(»e 0261 713564 


1 Pool HL'Drt hmeu' i.H A 
iknitrie-l'eri, 3IIW0K 31 A 15" 

' o.ii aue LiWW Mrtdins. Nho,-, 
Uab-950 0799 30740 

VtCTOCBAN ME m MMInlb L *sl 
7Snun '■ arre. oiilhmlduKe- Ol 
pie, ,ub PO . swialile mam 
in, dl hndin low ih. sale Of 
. I«, £55000 ICM7S13I 237 

WALFOLE SW Prtef.Nfit.VnoW 
del mialpt hum lw*. Berm 
nine R\£2Q Lk-ri v»aU1l 
" . £13500 Trt 09J5 5BM63 

lamuv larmhoine lull,' renn,al • 
ert. kndrmsn. Svrrs. Mil 4 
n.K M2B B mN stamied ad 
port 40 miii, Epfnnq eenlral 
lute 1 5 1 runs. Eniranre hall, din 
Inu rm. loiin9r. sludv. 
urmlwuy k Ur hen walk in lar 
der well fined ubtifv mi elk., 
cel lar. nUHler hod en suue. 3 
I in inn 'beds. b.ilh rm HioMei 

rm. CH. 1 Gw woikshoD. **ra 
narv lark rm. loose box. posl A 
raU paddork. well i-Oh garden. 
Irq nMUial pond Of lrt s 
£239.000 Tel 0378 82 2280 
Milage House Of nurarier In 
ahoul I Arm. Foiraert, an 
inn Remphrm H.8I. 7 (urlher 
Rereplion Room,. Stud, Snub. 
Larue hlirhnn. Ballvnoni. 4 6 
Bedrooms. Cellar. Oulhuiklinps. 
Maluin Garden and Patfrioefc 
Oder, in mrion d CIIOOOO 
Aprtv XJntl Ahenk- J M Wdrn 
A Soil. Or eal Dntimow ilt-1 
0371 21l7iarul Mevus Simon 
Berrv A Rainier,. Groal 
Cnniarrt iTnl 0787 72391 



Qow Soul ham pi on Luxu 
r, house. 1 arre in 
Hampshire Counlrywide. l 
■hour irom London a bed 
room Home m met aim 
bosdion prcnlde, heautdui 
paiioiainir Mew, Self con 
lamed atari try llal. huge 

r me, room, q-trapng lor 
rars * workuioos. Sau 
na swunminsi Pool 
Jacue/I Prnale sale. 




WMl LMMan. VMta. 

7 mile, Balh. ICBiMol. 27 
Swindon. ?ML -■* nun, 
London bt !2E> Fiwnieill 
owned b, Duke cri Beau 
fort 3 CbKtsOltf EUTIK 
pillared annual <thrtlei. 3 
i jitJv 3 oaddork', S'- 
acre. Drtailed consent 
luxury home -superb Kile' 
Valuer Price nuale W 
Lite. OOO 0225 891372 
iUa, i Of Artanrwon. wnli 
flrtd, SNI4 BLR. 


inrun home lu own ground 
Lm el v auirt wooded area 
alonosMk- Mevrtrk Park As 3 
kte flat, ideal home will, k-l- 
llnunpimns L89.950F H Abo 
aiaiiabh- S C wrsl winq 2 
beds. L4C.75A runner rteiaib 
Trt 020 2 26396/B iE,mi 

SEA FRONT Sotrih-tnA Hanli 
Cser del 4 & bed, mod lux 
house. pnimraniH un»s ol So- 
■will A We of WlqW Tee osrt 

dhle age 2' ■ hath, mil rm elr. 
£149.«i0 Trt 0706 SI 7980 
IM Nr tv lore,l 2 ler. 5iud, 3': 
hed,. 2 balh. '■ acre Riding 

IMIIIHI 1>- hr Lond £120000 
1042 341 3739 

FLAT for uir £36 960. 2 bed, 
tax ii MW- diner, garage, xuilahle 
rt-liirtnenl. ift,edmenl Dnwl 
ivuu 5 milrs in Purtmrk, Pn 

DETACHED 5 ned home CH In- 
flllrtf, r.n peh. & iwks s ep-ade 
Ljmk- Widow. NT S, (sip m»a 
U m, Tel 0754 810R16 
SWANACE 3 hod NiiigaliiM 
lints, fo Mr nf tofqlrf A Pur 
hrtk Hllb iramrfetrt, mod 
Ct.9SCO Ph 0929425681 Fr ha 
WEST DORSET uutpMIl llm 
1 71h r uuirbed collagr m ivm, 
lei. all mod rem inrludihg CH 
yr?jOOO Phone 029 74 2775 


(IkuaiTvr roliw- ui defidhirul 
itUaqe Pi line rnrner pouitui 
Open |ikm wiih spiral nairrase. 
i imuoonr*. P luU balhroomf. 
lull, idled kdehen Io,rtv 
M.illetl umilens. £165000 7424 





Family house wen situated 
uwhvav between Richmond 
Pk + East Sheen. 3 dbf. 1 sgl 
bed. 2 baths. 2 leceps. 

London lets at £230 per week. 

Ctetau OISh 
01-589 5211 

370 4329 i? 


F.W.OAff iNianaomeitl Ben Hmi 
Ltd legiure properilm in renlral 
«oum and wr-J London areas 
lor wailing applicants 01 221 , 

HAMPSTEAD. In I he heart of Uie 
Village DeUgnmH 2 bed tUMb* 
wiin pm ale garage Higtm ret 
£250 pw Nathan WiKou n. Co 
794 1161 

A exefUli,— lirgeiiuy seek 
guaJnv properties in all eenlral 
ini—J Landon arras For alien 
lion plnne ring 01 938 3425 

QUEEHSWAY self ronlaimsl sJn 
dio Hal garden lex cl 
rominrianje. muciou,. nuiel 
Compain lei. £1 10 pm. Trl 01 
229 MkO 

HOLLAND PARK Spnr and rte. I 
gam iy ftoot (uu wun me ! 
rerepi .dhle hnt..h A b. Nilr.. 1 
rase, enkt and aeress lo gdiiA. 

— £150 01, 01-749-2087 <11 1 

lUNGSTON Close lo Rinimnno 
Park Town house 4 liras, a 
lultrs 2 lertm. Lrt S te DM- 
Neal snittnn Fully luriuslied 
A' Jilable now £650 prm Ad- 
pi, Avk-viord, 01 946 9R1 1 


brshraf Xirionan s r lurnwhed 
an -toiiiie k sntqtr bedrowii Z 
irrrpnnihi K A B CH Non -«niOL 
rr Compaiu lei pn-liMTed 
C135WI week TeLOl 8H? ?T75 
jfffl. Must he WH Luxur, -4>lil 
ie,<i ikji Opmnum nminon oil 
oiriMi suu-U'p Liirw lend, 
kiirikni. 2 double bed*. Will 
Inu. "In* 1 area. .Ml wrailhei leu 
in- it Mm 1 , £23a pw 
Trl Ol 736 2637 

S. KENSINGTON lue Miuhl r«- 
rrtilll run i I Ikh1i 14I FilUMlii. 
all maeninex pri, gdn Dw 
lube, A biwns. Cx- in mm £220 
p» nr*! Trt Ol 571 U04t> 
SW7. 2 him rum 2nd Hoof flat 
Co lei £195 m» 
Intnied .l».ul Mo *«ent, Trt 
235 0201 td.iv* 373 7486 
trie, t> ■ 9 SO.. 


■call L mid foi diplonbit, 
ever nine, Lnntf A short ltd, ill 
Oil .in,!, Lipniend ft Co 4H. 
Amenwrli-y »A1 Ol 499 5334 

SW1. ElRkini and -dMKtoih unfur 
nrshed nuinsidii 11.11, Esrelli-til 
krirheu, k Ikiin,. 3 4 5 Imd, 
from £325U»»' Cnrrte, H28 

A Go lute .i ktrue srtM-noii cu 
11*1, and I to live, -n alljble for 1 
week ♦ irom ClGDpw 490 

WANTED HOUSE lo renl siDing 
6. i.'iihiti 2 mile, of Windsor 
Mav 2nd ni 6lh in l?ih Slaff 
and .‘ertT bnl not ,ilal -Wft 
OC.72U6 232 iRino lomii 

HYDE PARK AREA. Luxurious 
lutHi-JV'd, lo Iri 
Por tin .nr seninfv 2 nrrf. 
From £275 pw. 01 935 9158 

, i supra j tUrie bed llal 
Lime Ubi.kAb.rfi romnigdn,. 
Cok-l kll5 pw Tel 720 5212 

Belgravia ft d annum w 
tut «n ante han 7 wfe nun 
Bunin, k & H £330p* BC CH UH 



CAMOCM ML1_ SQ. W 11 nmhr 
Bsc and Turn goilbUin]. itBP h* 

6 GCH.'CHW 075 w Cos Oob 


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let n UB ftiteq frw P»- “ 
CM PM <015 OH 



Ol house, arul llal, ui »>nd L-sndon .n-sa- We 
h*,e a number of .mplK.inls 
HeOiiiKj IP repl tjiualilV 
pro gn|n 

Rmf for i— wt S i rt B aUmlton 

01-734 7432 


bedrnnmed puuimoii llal. kirpe 
i.-repiioh. dininu hall nwlisn 
iktlhronmA kilrtten £2s5pw 

C,-. Lei Tel 61 748 9722. Hlra- 8 



mu rapnal nulla. For 

imnu-diali semrr al allrarli,e 
Bin rs rum Mi Miellael 
\Mi»m 7ohn Mr.ind Con 
non- Lid. Tel Ol 485 801 5 
lu, Hal, house* np i«* kSOO 
P « L Ml.11 ler-. rci|. Plullip, 
h.t, A Lew |,. beulh ol Ihi- Pai k 
£Jiel— -,i ofur.-, Ol 352 81 1 1 « 
IVorin of I he FSaik R--witl'» 
Park of In.'. 01 7W SI 3S 
CImitriivi lop iiiwt u, o a-,i not 
On ..raf«f lo a h un yi.tiulord 
m pin ,t iaiqe cool liTtoee A,.nl 
.tele tvm Conipan, l.el Cl 50 
pw suib' .in llmnia. Tele- 
uheiu- Ol 731-3539 
M.Httuliruiil PenlhOU»e 
nuiii Poj«tomtr < lew, bier 
Park 3 nine bed, 3 tul Minis all 
nit sjuie. t-ieaanl t.fep. diniiig 
i ni opening anlu leiiiim. Cww 
I- w rnlrt Parkers 73J Ai&S 
ii:idm» DrtiQMIUI llal 1 hed. 
rer, kAt, 6 mnl It, nun M 55 

ps. NU-v.1, dee tilndm Ik.l rl.-ne 

Hv.le P.iTk avail Cl 20 pu 
l%Uk, Ht ad A £,r 9 Hane, « 
Wl ol7 8471 

util urn mansion flat 4 bnl- 2 
IWttl r D rm Ige kil 3 imiunie-e 
iee £4.icm P A CfllHlni Pine, 
taiie-is (unattbi bum 111 waid 
robes 493 2091 E --s 870 

PORC HESTER SQ W2- imiii.n u 
•ale aikufmrtil utilt 2 beds, 
rereji. kil ballnsu Pnin-i.Rie 
anil all amenme, *.250 n *i, Ol 72* 4455 

SW Do utile bed flat nr lithe . 
phntn-. 175 pw oitwis 01 627 

2ol0 H-jmrtor jmrs 

W2- Lusurv 2 bedroom. 2 ham 
■ mint llal Nr lithe Co Lei pi pf 
£180 p w Ol 316 0230 

W14 Billin' Cl l muiie. superti. 
lieu mod 1 dole lien apl £150 
pu in* 01-675 JHAb 
W. KENSINGTON 2 bed. isi II 
fiuti IM bale . r ii i ihi m 

lithe £150 pu S8t- MSO 
UNFURNISHED d.-i.v-hr.i familv 
houv* in kinuOMirv M,* Net, 
l|- dec diul rat petni S bedim,, 
dhle rerrp. 2 iMinrm, brand 
new full, rump M <''H. palio 
qarden. gumue A, .til no*, lar 
Inna i jo lei l-3i.»1 p\, 244 7353 
KCNSMCTON SWS In, 1*1 llr 
apl. \ lue reran eiKh 
uirnku's io baleen v overlook 
Ing pleuiuil ujl.len -ui 2 dhle 
lied,. 2 balh, Iw HiVSertP** 
Lo Lei I ii mm «7« tr!5 ? 

serve erf .ipl«. roll, iiiiinsiird 
.lit.1 equipped Shell A l-mulel, 
IL’50 S»lfi H.uliiwidoli II(J 
Trt Ol 7 34 1128 

STOP SEARCHING! 1700 pke;^ 

1(. these-- item mr t»I<> r>77 
3010 7 tf.n, Hnnieh" - alur, 
Menial Arrom Publishei, 
SWXS O Ktok, piii I- * nun* nul 
i.irntJoHetje Hup In* O 
A be.i< S whs. 2 m, CH Ctwe 
uoe U50 P», 474 
SVY7 Larue 2 ne,f nail iii-unrt ml 
d> sai. du rat fill -eees* 
IPI Stiiotilh, £200 Pn Tel 31 
937 9081 

SWISS COTTAGE, NW3 hr, lit, 
iaiqe 1 bed llal. t«* en uttlt tvvl 
roil, ClW-'Puluin- CH Tel 
O! 704 4rt27 487 i34H 

9*7 9681 Thr numoi-i lo re"™ 
btr U hrti seel tint I'.-'l I elll.ll 

propel Ii.*- in i and 14 true 
London -.lea* L ! 50 * i* OOOira 

W2. HYDE PARK SO- 2 bon frill, 
nuvi ii. ii in iu\ iilotk. rh. .Ii'- 

iiu- £195ivw TPM 4462025 
Cbgbra Prauid hr-use o lookinu 
Th.nnra. 3 hedlss?nV, .»- .ill. -I lie 
ikiiv romn.un lrt. C?30 ix-r 
»n+ Dr i an-Olire Oeilikin Ud 
Site 4944 

CONTACT US fl ,ou waul ire 

*ei\ fvsl selrrlihn rt s.ipe-i-'r, and Moum-. in L- shIiiii 
( luranm rnmailuir Til Ol 
T44 7353 T.-l. , AlUUftf 
ILS. COMPANY sort., i um prop 
•■I lies in lie,l London air.u. 
C TUB AN 6 CASE LEE .Esl.ile 
Aurtilsi 01 589 Bail 
li-ropi s|iji ers ok 11 -ICqu. 01 
3-?7 -2olO Hune-lm ali-Is 
CENTRAL UNE! Sninle hen-il 
f,4f) m> Olhras Iw . ©?7 7,10 
hailirkH aloi, 

CENTRAL! Double hrdsil. nun 
liirfien 1.50 P's Olh.-i- lie. 
Ol csl-7 2olO Hnmrtoraior-. 
dble l>ed rial IKIU V.L- Vi 
Ins C. Cou pel to 351 e75.'' 
ISLINGTON loieiv dhl near in p.i 
Im il.n. CH in lul-e £100 l> -> 
01 359 0^73 I, minus 
ESLM0T0N: 2 ned lull, fum 

CH nr BR ., Tube SI,, i>0O 
prill pri-f . o lei Ol 533 04Cf* 
M. LONDON! 3 liedronm, -ml 
Ml.llrt* £*0 D 1 ' ClllH-1, Uln 

0 1 Cl 7 2b JO Hoinelra.ilui' 

MW ." In,|i ooin I till. Ill lule- 
i.srtilion LRo pn- Olfk-ls ion 
e-2" 2'olC' Hom-'lnrainis 
PIMLICO SWI .illr.ii in oiein llal 

2 lieu CLH V' .ill 1c- M.n lu 
I'l 1.1 70 )iu T- 1 Ol *70 9214 

S. KENSINGTON Pr-,iht. 4i»lin. 
T\ Pimp.- LbObu Othi'is Inn 
Vi cu*7 2c ic* Hi'miroraiui- 
SW3 Ol! k iinjs nminmni 
• me I, si Hill. t,n 7. ppl lei £1 pTI 
I"* lie CLH HW 4>7 
WI si-nn hi. : t-rt .i l.-ri 
In, blink in .ii UBF Peiru' 
Pi <!! in- Cl 704 IMS 

births, marriages, 1 

SIAM Ida har + m VAT. ; 

Imirntnum 3 bant 
Announcements. Mtbcntr 
nkd by ik name and 
p vum t K ut addins of ihe 
lender, nvm be amt Kx 
Vbgtfa Mud 
l adii i El 

i or Ktepboaed itij idrolmw 
1 luhuntm wit) we 81-49 I 

Annnuncrfnram ena be (f 
cviocd by t * lc phone k i te 
fflOtnutf S. Upoi Miinrfry 
m Friday, on Sanoday be- 
laneen onObm and l^aooa 
(481 4000 Only). For ppfah- 
canon ibe fbaowung day. 

phone hy 1.30pm. 

on ( oun and Sonai Parc. ft 
a Hoe ♦ 15% VAT. 

allMtIA VAT. 

<uun and Sgcwd Page an- 
nouiKcmetm can Ml be 

accepted by telephone. En- 
quirtoi nr SI-MI 4I00 l 
M on other ctasufied ad*er- 
inemrnii can be aceejncd by 
leteptume. The deadline n 

ifllpm 2 dan onor let puMt- 
nnnti lie. J.OOpw Monday 
for Mvdncidayl Sxxdd t ° ■ 
wnh w send an ad«enne- 
menl m (railing ptrasc 
i net ode your dayiimc phone 

have any queries or prnMenis 
rrialtng to >oor ad.crfne- 
menl once n has appeared 

Mease ronuct out CuMoma 
Scrvim Department hy Kte- 
pbone on 01-481 3006. 

Cmi m om Loro, and of grew 
power tna wOmlMiang *» 

Putin S47.-5 


ADAMS On Peftrowy 25lh at 
Norman Oklahoma, lo Kathy 
and Tim. a daughter Devon 

BARLOW - On February *8 lo 
Veronica inee Bronco 
Hordern' A Tim. a son. Nirn 
olas a brother for Teresa A 
Lixty Deo Craiias 

BOlffKSUIGNON - to Louise 
inee Clark i and Jean Jac 
dues, on March 3rd in 
Genes a. a daughter. Laura 

COCKBURN On Tuesday CSlh 
February !°86- io M*v 
i nee Trappes Lomax i and 
Alexander, a son 

COtTHIMST On Frbruao 
26lh al The Westminster 
Hosptlal. to Sophy arid 
Henry a son. Edward Henry 

FETHERSTON ■ on 2nd Mwrh 91 
Qim-pii M.iiy •» HovPiiai. lo R*n 
aid and Jills a daughter Sophie 

GODDARD On 2Bth February . 
ai home to Dormda <nee 
Boyle i and Kevin a son and 
braider (or Katie and 

is! to EJuabeih and Michael 
a son 


March 1986. al Field House. 
Ovingfon. Northumberland, 
to Claudia and Andrew a 
son. James. 

HUME On March «th at 
Pembury Hospital, to Karen 
and Jonathan a son. Alexan- 
der Thomas Joseph, a 
brother for Amelia. 

KEHYAIAN - on 25th Febru- 
ary to Annabel <nee Fiddun 
Green* and Tony a daughter 
Philippa. a sisier (or 

KEMP On February 8th al St 
Thomas' Hosmiai. Lambrin 
lo Patrtria inee Morrissey ■ 
and Philip, a daughter. 
Caroline Kenny. 

MANSWORTH On February 
I6in lo Brenda inee 
Hoidfariht and Paul a son. 
Alexander James 

MAY On 23rd February 1986. 
to Elizabeth «nee vaughan ■ 
and Andrew a son. James 
Andrew Henry 

McMMAUGH On March 2nd 
al Queen Chariohes Hospital, 
to Victoria and Ruaidnrt. a 

MORGAN On 27th February in 
Unc. Austria, to Hitdegund 
inee Kumpfm utter i and Rog- 
er. a daughter. Elizabeth 

READING On March 3rd at Si 
George's Tooling to Christl 
na inee Coppina) and John, a 
daughter Elrzabrih Jane 

SANDLE To Susan <nee 
Scopes) and Jeremy, at 
Queen Charlotte's Hospital, 
on Marrh 2nd. a daughter, a 
inter tor Emma Mary 

STRAUGHEH On February 
24th al Queen Mary's 

CLARKE on Tnumdai . Febru- 
ary 37U> IU86 peMefuIlv al 
home Rvslon End. 
Down ham Market Alexan- 
der Ernes) aged 78 years. 
Losing husband « Ena. fa 
Uier of Janes. John. David 
■no Roger, a dear father in- 
law and grandad Finer*! 
•wvieralSt M*nr» Ovunrtv 
Drover on Friday. March 
hh*i9pn te lt owed by tie 
■nation al MmUyn 
CretnaSartum. Kings Unm ai 
530 pen itnmrduir laraMy 
flowers entyr K desired dona- 
uorn lo w a n a S» Marys 
Chum Fabnr Fund m the 
Chum or may or seal M S. 
Staines S Seen. Stow 
BanKXpn. Kings Lynn 
CHLAKSH On 3rd March 1986. 
pearefuKy ol Beech Hill 
Nurausg Hum*. Hadley 
Wood. Norman aged 85 
years much loved brother, 
unrie and friend. Funeral 
Service al Si Andrew's 
Church. Chase Side. South 
gate. London Nld on 
Wednesday 12th March al 
t 50pm. tonowed by private 
cremation at Enfield Family 
flowers only, out donal ions 14 
desired M) The Admwfcura- 
Wr. Seoul Association. 
Gatwrtf Park. Chingtord. 
London EA 7QW All engul- 
nn to w Nodes. Funeral 
Directors. 98 Crown Lane. 
Souingale Nld SEN Tel Ol 
880 0122 

DC TURCKffCfM On March 
2nd al AmesOUry Ahwi 
Nursing Home ina 8m I 
Skinner. Baroness Or 
Turtle helm tjudv>. widow Of 
Baron Euornr de TurrHseim 
in her 941 h year Cremation 
al MortuKe Cremalm mm 
12 noon Tuesday mn 

DFTMAS . on 281h February . 
peacefully al The Old Virar 
age. Moulsford. Edith 
Margaret Robertson. Hivion 
an and Authoress, aged 90 
Daughter al the Isle LI Co) 

A F. minus Cremation ai 
Oxford Crematorium al 
to SOam on Friday 7lh 
March No flowers, dona 
nous, if desired, lo Age 
Concern, Tdw n Halt. 

EATON HART On 1st March 
10 S 6 ven m , a r vliiii> 
JeaiKcet te widow al Co k/nei 
Harold Elon Hart MC. Li- 
cnon d'Honneur ano Uearlv 
loved moiner ol John and 
Gerald Requiem Mas* i 
11 OCkim Monday 10th 
March at St Marv'v Convent 
Shorncttffp Road. Folk*- < 
stone Family flowers oniv I 
EMMET On March 2nd !°86. | 
in hospital pe.vrelullv J.inuw 
Albert CartarW. .WH ST. . 
loved husband of Jocrtviu* 
62 Centre Dnve. Newniar 
kel Requiem Mass, at the 
Immaculate Conception j 
Farm St. ai 2 OCbm. Thurs 
dai . bth Marrh followed by 
prlvale al Tensal 
Green Faniitv flowers only 
Donations, n desired, io En 
qlish Col leap Rome Fund, 
care <n Midland Sank. 
New cross Branch. SE |4 
FREKE. On February 2Sin 
1086 at Sampford Nuisina 
Home. Meiksnam. Katniivn 
Maranret iK'. pearefullv m 
I her KM \«*ar Loved elder 
-sister or Grare Tom Ethne. 
Eii7joelh and tna Funeral 
service ai Haycombc Crenu 
[ tonum. Bath, on Monday 
Mirth lOlh ai 2 00 pm 
Flowers it desired or dona- 
I lions tor Save the Children 
I Tund C o C S Bowyer Lid . 
24 Silver Street. Bradford 
on Avon 

GAGCERO On March 2nd 
pcarexilly Mabel, widow of 
Sir Georoe Gaggero. O B E. 
Funeral in Gibraltar 
GIBB On March 2nd 1986. in 
in*- Vvesiem General Hospital 
Edmburgn. Courtney be 
loved wife of Jamie, mother 
oi william and Richard and 
wandmother of Joanna. Al- 
exander. Unqsay. Rebecra 
and Brtony Cremation on- 
vale bui a Mv/nonal Service 
will be held in S* Adrian* 
Episcopal Church. CulUne. 
ai 12 noon on Saturday 
March tSlh No (lower* 
please, but donations maybe 
sent to Cancer Heliet. BMA 
House. 7 Drumsheuqh 
Gardens. Edinburgh. 
GLAZEBROOK On March 2nd 
i486, suddenly al home 
Requutd Field, dearly kn«J 
husband or Dam . ah* great- 
ly loved father and 
grandfather. Cremanon at 
PcntrpoyfhJii Wrexham. 
Clwvd Fnitav March 7fh al 
2.30Pm Falliilv only. Enqui- 
ries. Hoi Howalson. Ruthin 
Road. Denbigh. Ciwv-d 
SUNDRY On March 3rd 
suddenly Ann Elisabeth dear 
wife of Edward iTcdi 
Gundry of Meltombe. 
E-xford. Somerset and moth 
er oi Patnria Role and 
Gi-orgina Tif( both of Austra 
lia Cremaliou pnvale 

Roehampton. lo Natalie and 1 HAMILTON on March Isi 

Duncan, a wonderful baby 
girl. Jessica Frances 

TRUSTRAM On 2nd March al 
Canferbury. to Anne-Marie 
inee Nehammeri and Dav id a 
son. William David, a broth 
er lor Matthew and Jane 

VAN DEM BURG On 1st March 
1986 at the Portland Hosor 
lal. to Loma inee Greem and 
Malcolm, a b any daughter 
Kirsty Ellyned. 

YAXLEY To Susan ‘nee 
Greeni and Chris, on 3rd 
March 1986. a son Samuel 
Alexander, at L niversny 
Hospital Noinngnam. a 
brother for Eleanor Kale. 


ATHERTON On 3rd Marrh 
1986. peacefully in hospital 
Leslie Mary, wife of J F Alh 
rrton of Old Ponsmouih and 
mother oi Susan and Jane 
Funeral ponchester crema- 
torium at 2 30pm on 
Tuesday Marrh lilh. No 
(towers please 

BARDSLEY ■ on March 3rd. 
suddenly and peairtullv m 
South Africa. Bridyel. w mow 
of Nigel and beloved mother 
of Robvn and Jrri-tny and 
grandmother of Emma. Sara. 
Kalmia. Alexander and 
Charles Private luneral in 
South Africa 

BARDSLEY - an March 3rd 
Hudiieniv and pe.trefuffv in 
South Africa. Bridie), widow 

1986 al David Gresham 
House. Ox led. Molly Eileen 
iNre Crowe) widow of Nor- 
man and Mother of Anne 
Funeral service SI Peters 
Church. Tand ridge. Friday 
7th of March at 2.30 pm 
Family flowery only Dona 
hons if desired to Abbey field 
txira Care. David Grisham 
House. Hurst Green. Oxted. 

HARBOUR On 3rd March, 
suddenly and In his steep ai 
home. Christopher James, 
joed 45. loving and defined 
husband oi Sue and lather of 
Mark. Caroline. Ben and 
I Matthew- Pnvale iniermenl 
ai St Michael'*. Rock, fol- 
lowed by a S*-n ice of 
Thanksgiving al 11 30am on 
Friday 7th march at SI 
Marx's Abbey. Bodmin 
Family- flowers oniv Dona 
lions If desired for RNLI to 
Na) West bank, itfadebndge 

HOCKLEY Denis Michael 
James of Goosirey Cheshire 
Peacefully ai home on 3rd 
March 1986 Funeral to be 
held 7ih Maicn 2 00pm 
Guoslrry. 3 OOpm Marries 
field Crematorium 

HOWE. On Isi March 1986 in 
hospital. Philip Howe LLB. 
M C . aood 93 years, 
lormerlev Czerk of ihe Peace. 
Shot held Funeral service 
ji*d iniernmeul at Curhar 
Parish Church on Fndav 7th 
March al 2 OOpm Donations 
il desired m lieu of flowers, 
for British Red Cross sjociMy. 
Sheffield Branch, c oJW&J 
Met ism. Mill Sired. 
Bakcwdl. phune 2114 

LLOYD Donor Joint Karr op 
Marshall of Tywyn, on the 
28lh Of February. 1986. 
aged 84 year*, beloved hus- 
band of Morgan* and father 
of Geraint. Ann. Nia and 
Carnor. Service al Ebenoer 
CtiBCef. Tywyn. OB Thurs- 
day. 6Ut March at l OOp.ra„ 
toMowvd Mr private mm> 
Ilea, No ftowvr* Pt e—c . 
Ooiuwm <r dMnd to The 

CbI End Mnmn. Conner- 
rial Road. London E.1. 

LOW On Marm «h pewrefvil 
ly MMugw Arthur, aged 
88. of Dormer*. The High 
lands. Cast Horsley. rtdcSt 
•on of the late Mr Justice and 

Lady Lush and a dearly- 
tov ed be olher of vwlet 
Nut tail Funeral Serv Kr at St 

Martin* Churm. East 
Horsley on Friday March 
7m. ai 2 SOpm Flowers io 
James A Tnoma*. as East 
Lane. West Horlsev Surrey 
MACIKDOE Dav *4 Henrv On 
3rd Marrh aged eS sudrtniK 
of a heart attack, beloved 
husband ol Jan.’ broliu-r ol 
Kainanne. lather nf Sophia 
Angus and Gainana and 
grant) i diner of Davirt Alne 
and Peler. Funeral private 
Memorial seixice to be 
annouiirrd lalrr 
MASON On Marrh 3rd I486, 
pean-fuffv Eileen EltrsLu-lh 
M.ison. lale oi South Ridw 
Rve. widow of Eric 
Sirirklana Mason. much 
fov ed moffirr of CV nlhi.i and 
Svhia Dev Died grandmoth- 
er ol James Simon. Hugh. 
Eli.'abeih. Ian and Peier 
Gieai-grandmoihi'i of 

Cnarim. Edward Nicholas. 
Christina. Kale and Chlo* 
Fum-iai Service .it Iden Par- 
i-4i Church on Wednesday 
March i2lti at i 30pin 
MORRIS on Marrh the 2nd 
I o8o Charles William • Billy 
Monts T D. of Easter Col- 
lage. The Mint. Rye. East 
Sussex . Dearly fov ed 
husband and companion of 
Nancy inee Colei Private 
cremation. Donations If dr- 
sired lo the H A C 

Benevolent Fund Armoury 
House. Cilv Rd London 

EC1V28Q Was Billy -swish. 
Grieve, noi mat nr has gone, 
ralhcr retoyre that he was 
NOUNGANE Nosipho. wife of 
Winston suddenly 26th Feb- 
ruary JR Bede-* Thix>logiraJ 
College. Lmtaia. South 

Atm .i 

ROCKE. On 2nd March. Phyl- 
lis Man peoceiufiy in Cape 

RUSHTON Isabel Sister 

Dnrathi late Headmistress 

01 Si Bernards Comenl High 
wvrombe. Headmistress and 
Reverend Mother of St Bcr 
(laid* Comenl SfODOt) 
pearefullv on February 
24tb So greatly loved - so 
deeply missed 

SAVIDCE 3rd March suddenly 
al home. Dav id Gordon 
Madgwirk Savidae F.C.A. 
aoed 75. nusband of Jean 
and father ot Roger and 
Malcolm. Funeral ai 3 30pm 
Monday loth Marrh at 
North Eat! Surrey Cremato- 
rium. Mordcn 

SHEPHERD On Sunday 2nd 
Marrh suddenly m his home 
in Bovey Tracey tDevoni. 
Richard James >Qirki. aged 
84 years, beloved nusband of 
Mary Funeral service on 
Friday 7lh Marrh at 4 OOpm 
ai Exeter Crematorium. 

• Devon). Family flowers only 

SINCLAIR On March 2nd in St 
Peter's Hospital. Chensey. 
alter a short illness Mona of 
Pvrlord Place. Pyrford. 

I wokmg. wife of ihe lale Wil- 
liam Verntw Squire Sinclair i 
Funeral Service on wednes- i 
day Marrh l2lh at St I 
Nicholas Church Pyrford. at I 

2 lSpm followed by crema 
(fan Enquiries to G Bouietl 
and Son. By-fleet 45037 

SINKER Peacefully on 1st 
March in Addenbrooke's 
Hosptlal. Cambridge after a 
short illness Philip Tennant. 
Dearly beloved husband or 
Peggy and father of Ann. Da- 
vid and Nigel and 
grandfather of Hugh. Fiona. 
Attcen. Andrew and Paul. 
Funeral private 
TANNER Leon Georoe. OC.. 
on February 19th. peacefully 
in hospital. Sydney N.S W.. 
betoved father and | 

TOM BUNGS on 2nd March 
1986. Philip Beniamin | 

Tomolings aged 83 year* 
FRCO Professor of Har 
mony. Royal Academy of 
Music Husband of ihe late I 
Margaret and dear father of I 
Angela Funeral service. All 
Saint* Church. Cro\lc> 

Green on Friday 7th Marrh i 
at l lam Family flowers 
only, but «f dPSired donations 
to me At usmans Beneiofent 
Fund, r o Michael Williams, 
le Ogle Street. London Wl D 
7LC Memorial Serv ice to be 
announced lafer. 

VALLANCE On 41h March 
Kale aged 79. of Sherborne, 
widow of Vivian VaJlanre. 
mother ot Mirhaei and John. 
Much loved by all her famUy 
and friends. Funeral in 
Sherborne Abbey on Tues- 
day lliti Marrh al 2 15pm. 
tallowed by Private Crema- 
lion at Veovil Flowers or 
donations for Save the Chi I 
drenx Fund. Mary Datrhetor 
Houv. 17 Grove Lane. Lon- 
don SES 8RD 

WHITTLE C Howard M.A.. 
MD.FRCP - pear el idly al 
home on Saturday. March 
1st 1986 in his 90th y w 
Fiuii-ral serv ire at 
Trunipinqion Parish Church 
an Friday Marrh 7th at 2.30 
pm Floral tributes or dona 
lions tor The Cambridge 
Preservation Society may be 
sent to Brian Warner Funer- 
al serv ire. 4 Harsh el Court. 
Hartingion Grove. 


WILLIAMS. H H Judge Sir 
Thomas W illiams Q C . on 
28in February 1086 aged 
70. ai Kings College Hosptlal 
Berovod husband of 
Gwvnelh and dearest father 
Oi David and Sian Funeral 
service on Thursday 6lh 
Marrh af 11 OOam at St Sfc 
pm-iK Church. College Road. 
SE2I. Followed by a private 
rri-malion Family flowers 
oniv. donations if wished to 
Kings Colieqe Hospital Sran 
m-i Appeal Mr mortal 
yen ire to be arranged 

of Nigel and beloved mother I JEANS on Marrh Isl 1986 in 

of Robyn and Jrremv . grand- 
mother oi Emma. Sara. 
Kairina. Alexander ana 
Charles Private funeral in 
South Alma. 

BOOTH on February 28lh 
1986 sudden I \ at Coomlie 
Collage. Bossmev. Tinlagct. 
Cornwall Joanna Elizabeth, 
wife ot the lale Ertr Booth n| 
Kenya, daughini oi the laic P 1 
J and Mrs Stephens ol Tin 
lagrl *cn ires ai I 
Tmlagel Parish Churrh on 1 
Friday. Marrh 7th al 2 pm 
followed by rremalion at 
Trrlawnev Chain -I. 1 

Penmouni Crematorium al 4 JONES Qn March 1986. af 

pm No I lowers bv regun-t II 
desired itnnalioiis in lieu lor 
World Wildlife Organisation 
to Ihe Funeral Director. 
Keith Hill, lia Fore w. 
Cameilnrif. Cornwall 

3rd Al hei hhme. Well House. 
Sutton Market Druv ton. 
Olw-en aged So. d.nnibter of 
Ihe Igie Dr Bowen Dav i«-s ol 
Lloihlnudod Welts, di-artv 
lov rxl aunt of Rrihiu Fiim-rat 
ai Hales in Markci Dravlon 
on Sdlurctav Marrn 81 h at 12 
noon Enquiries io T Tudor 
a Son* Ltd Shiewsburv 
Pood. Market Dray tun Tel 
23-if Or 3523 

BROADHURST On 28th F.-h 
i uar y pearefullv at finim- m 
his 96ih year Arthur Fr.mrix 
Brooks OBE. fcumflpr and 
first headmaster of si Peter'-. 
Srhodl Cambrirtg*-. New 

Zealand and tattnitv of Lull 
field Cafhedial srhnol 
Funeral at 2.0CHini Lirnfu-iu 
Calhedcal vm Monday 10 th 
M.inn follow «t t*t 

BUTCHER. Anne G*-rlrur1.- 
.igeit 102 Pi-ai i-lnllv in In-i 
own home nii 2ml Matrh 
1 iru etrt-Pl* h’lert 
,ii id < inf lshnl bv -ill '■ no 
iii-vv her B*-Iov*s1 nuinimv nl 
Ju who i- he.iithi ni-i'ii r«i pin Man h tPsg Si 
rintnile- t'efrues Chiurli Mil 
net sit ee| C'hi’Ise .1 at 12 
nonn How.-j- I II K*iivun 

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hospital Dorothy, aged 84 
years of Gillingham. Dorset 
Much loved mother Ot Ml 
rhoel. service at SI Marv'S 
Cnurrn Gillinqham on Fn 
dav Marrh 7ih at 12 lSpm 
fiAinwed hv private crema- 
tion Family 1 towns only 
please hut donations '* de 
sired fnr St Mary s Church 
Organ Fund may be sent lo 
Breiu-her Brolhers. Gilliuq- 
nam. Dblsel Trl 0747 

JEFFERIES - Kenneth Sidney 
on ath Marih pearefully 
aged 7o io join fits beloved 

ler a shori Illness. Margaret 
rinarli beioied wife ol Pa) 
riry l.lewelvn and murh 
Invifl inmher eg Elizabeth 
and Mark Lleweh-n Fuiw-ral 
Ner* ire at hi Margaret w 
Church Bid or Nr South 
Mnunis Hi-rls at 1 0 30am vm 
Itmr-iUuy Marih I31h Pam 
iiv dowers only please, mu 
donations if so wished lo 
Rirtur- Crunch Fabric Fund, 
t o C \ Neiherrolt and Son 
Ltd ISO Darkey Lam-. Pol 
t.-is Bar. Herts 

LE MARCH ANT . Oil Marrh 
3rd 1986. )n a road accident. 
-tUri-d dearly toy ed husband 
ot Turdis and father ol 
Spencer. Pam and NWhiiei 
Crematiaii private Thousv 
on tug Set • ire .if 

Bt oiiilhrinhiirv Churrh. to h>- 
anuoiiiifed lalet 


lor the Inr ot Mr C John 
Dunham will oo held al SI 
Cites in the Fiefus Churrh. 
London WC2 on Thursday 
2CUH Marrh ai 3 OOpm 


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beds 2 baths, 2 remit, garage 

elr £560 pw. -389 084 609 

litul selling New valuataon 
16.000 TM OI 767 5833. 

TEL 01-09 3S2I/SD0? 

4 nue BOMXD 


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170 000 rlielily wore ig70 
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£409 £770 
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£225 £482 


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3£Lr*iAIUUhb change I me raparny 16 line* 

— — — — — ana so exiercuonv Additional 

unit* may Be added io emend 
■ .. . - rapactly lo 28 exchange 

.... lino* 120 rxlension* Tel 499 

Travel wise Ol 441 Till 5742 

— -■ '■■■■ — — '. THE TIMES U814 iqb&i. OKe 

someone an anginal l«ue. dat 
MALDIVES. LANZA ROTE ed Ihe v cry day l «ey ere born 

Islands 01 836 4383. £12 SO. w 2 lor £2200. plus 

tree 1860's Timex 4 greeting* 

— ———————— nmf Tel OI ^ 6305 or 

- — -■ 0492 33145 


OtLr-V A I CIUliu We have iirym for ihcse ahdaA 

GREECE iheaire and Tel. 631 

unDDLD J7J9 ^ , 716 AU motor 

— - — — — ” — ” ' — rredil rard* 

GREECE. 1 26 Ma ni l a! Villas, ana CATS. STARUCKT EXPRESS 


Islands 01 836 4383. 



MAMI/FL0MDAE189 £292 
HONG KONG £237 £474 
OELHI/BOMBAY £250 £386 






.£241 £420 
£160 £270 
£231 £391 
£288 £473 
E253 £484 

A pensions Departures from » 
March Law wires from lwk 
Cl 59. 2 Wks £189 109231 

778344 Tinnwav Holiday* 
ABTA ATOL 1107. 

special prices in our anrarilvr 
y nlas from Healhrow Rina Pan 
world Holiday* Ol 734 2562 


LOS ANGELES £187 £325 
NEW YORK El 20 £240 
GENEVA E 75 E 89 
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Europe' USA Rights 01-537 $400 
Long Had HgMs 01-603 1515 
liUBdPnau Clos 01-530 3*44 
Oosa mm ant UCanted/Bondad 

MLVCMCE. flat In rounlry 
house, vlp* 4 y July 14th Au- 
oust I7lh Tel 0B6B 611600 


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private pom. maid very ire I 
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5719. 637 1715 All hiaior 
rredil card* 

DAVID SHEPHERD -ogned print 
No 608 M 860 -Khudu- 2ft * 
3ii Ira rued BeM otfer over 
CSOO Trt OI 580 66«0 X 2781 

Campbell upnoHim-d virtorran 
3 Ptere *vnlr and armchair* 3 
were from £940 Pnvale sale. 
Call Tel OJ 674 1447 

Sale* office r losing down. Lat- 
est pnnluig dnoias KM* tor sale 
-. 0(1 Call 01-968 6635 Or 589 

TICKETS for any evert. Cat*. 
Surliqni Exp Che**. Les Mrs. 
All iheaire and sports. 821 
6616/828 0495 

A Ex /viva /Diners 

feiarugr* Exp. Chew* Les Mr*. 
AP iheaire and Sport* 

Trt. 821 6616 8280496. 

ACx Visa . Diner* 

SKATFIMMERS Any evenl tor 
Cal*. Cm ml con. Sumps r*p 
Ot 82B 1678. Mamr rredil 


DUD YORK paving as deh* reed to 
rastles and old counter home* 
0245 35521 1 

PIANO. Sown Wain id LprtgM. 
1*1 elana cond C38S Can or 
range deUverr Ol 463 0148 


12 14 at new. £1.000 Trt 
0892 870861 iKmli 

TYPEWRITER. OK (ft* PraxH 30 
rirdraw. a* "ew. me; case 
£176 Orta. Trt 633 3673 eves 


antiques * 


for one week lo Sauer 
d Oulv Jotit rarnim luitl 
board via Galwirk Turin 

TELl 021 704 Stt2 
ATOL 16S ABTA 33771 


Ihe hie ot Thomas Bennrii 
Latigloii. will be held al SI 
Mary'* Churrh. Hentny-on- 
Thames. Oxfordshire al 
3 30pm on Friday 4ih April 

FELL OWES A Memorial 
Serv ire for Ladv Fetlowes 
will be held al Flucnairt 
Churrh. Flllrnam. Kiixri 
Lv nn. al 1 1 30am on Tnurs 
day 10 th April 


The lowest rosl flights 

Eerochecli Travel 
01-542 4613 
01-543 4227 

Estab IV70 

mom or kcttlemcd. i nn 

A 18m Century replica fucnl 
lure including TiHman Arthur 
Btril. Ttimmarsh 6 Qoodwin 
£? m») 1 »» sloes* tor immediale 
delivery Nrlltcbod. near 
Henley .0491 1 641115. 

Bournemoulti *02021 P93SB0. 
Too* ham itkykZBTi 7443. 
Berkeley, do* >0453' 8IOUS2- 
out MASONIC and all related or 
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tnd P riNgOnMaiAPeco n Ttows 
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5 7 King Street. Sr Janta's. 
London SW1Y6QS. 

N ieto I-9W 7B88 1 24 hour*) j4 
Cuattohei 166 b 

Kan rdn. fe’Buiv Caro. Du 
tut Mauhul bang-ware k L 
Dei t|i Bangkok Hoira Kong. 

Swims. Lurnoe a The 
•yiuerua* Pjot iiuwo Train. 
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01-102 A2I7/I8/1P 

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and Farnr* 

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1 ItM 1772. 

To jLs^ftys the extent of the challenge. 
Just read between the lines 

The Royal County of Berkshire requires fwo 
incisive professionals to take up important 
appointments within the Chief Executive s Office. 

As Policy Analyst io the County your sphere ol 
influence will be considerable. Interlacing with 
Senior Officers of all Departments, you win provide 
analysts, evaluation and guidance on new poficy 
initiatives and implications. This wide-ranging brief 
will extend to assisting m the tarrnulakon’ 
achievement of Council objectives - m respect of 
both revenue and capital proposals - as well as 
the translation of Council policy into vtabfe 
frameworks for action. 

Of course, an informed sensitivity to the inter- 
relationship of professional disciplines, the 
fin anew [/organisational restraints on action, and 
tftedemocralicpTocess of decision making, will be 
crucial to success in the role. It is vital therefore 
that you can demonstrate insight into these areas, 
as well as possessing experience withma major 
organisation in either the pubhc or private sector. 

As a graduate or equivalent, you sh ould al so 
possess considerable professional crecfcociy 
complemented by confident interpersonal 
analynca) arto report wntingskrtfs. 

Berth appointments command salanes m me 
region of Ei5.m-Cl6.i94 and benefits mctotle 
generous assistance with retocafton and an 
essential car user allowance 

A comprehensive job description can be 
obtained by contacting Jane Lawton, to whem 
completed applications should be returned by no 
fater than Monday 77th March. 

County Personnel Unit The Royal County of 
Berkshire. Shire Hall, SNnfieW Park. Reading, 
Berkshire RG2 9XA. 

Tel: Reading 875444. Ext 3064. 

? - 

5* Royal County 
of Berkshire 

3W6 liyrty girl* lo ttiarr nyUrod 
rultum House mini 5 omiv 
I, pr* O R ciTOorm no Trt 
386 69-iJ (pipsi 
SWI t. Prof ?3* io *tiiirr C H 
hv m llh I 2 oltwrt O R All 
mod con* CSC pw Trt 223 
2424 ' at [or 6 30 turn 
W14 2nd pnvm to dure *04 
nous (lal. a r. m f. 26* Cl 70 
arm rvei Rmt 603 4535 (rtn 
212 idavi 602-2327 laflrt 7 pnl 
W HAMPSTEAD prof f 354 to 
slM<r>' utrr- IUI k Sort** Avail 
I Apr C66 DW lixf * PMW 
Trt. Ol 452 5746 tail 6oml 
W KENS Obi O R qumi mod mats 
nr lutv 20s 30x n S Ptrt No 
•.tin C 900 ornt m cl. WUKdon 
493 3222 iWi. 741 2788 iH) 
la durr houv- O R. 060 pern 
nrl Ol 74] 0S72 ais 
BUMS SW13- 1 F own dWc. 
rm. Stun- lux houv wllh 2 M - * 1 
£50 pw 01 876 1818. 
BATTERSEA men ore Path In 
family hv. hv ol kit DSOpns 
inr Aft 4.O0pm 01223 7651. 
CHELSEA. Nr Skunp So.. Lgr 
1,11 * own Uih indPP rtilrs 
£65 pw Trt Ol 684 9860 
CLAPHAM Prof F 22*. O R 
■*nutlt Mian- CH (lot CIOS ram 
Inr] TM Ol 622 6870 
E S Lovrtv nai nr City tor m r 
n s. All modTon*. £40 pw * 
bUt* Trt.Ol 985 8623 Eves 
GIRL 24* to *K»n< flat i| otnrrl 
ruUuun area CCH O R. £40 
0M rwl 741 0534 >411 6 pm>. 
KHia Rrof M. o r. £120 prm 
rvl. Trt 01769 2823 
1WII Prat F. 27*. O R. vharr 
lUkCHtito 9dn nrstioo* £200 
ram inr I Trt 01-622 6870 
1 JMff (mute srtr room Urge rut 
wilti Mlio nr tube and shops 
06 O w 01-821 6494 
j SW 1 snare IMM and grandeur 
I £95 per week AU Dills and 
clean** included 589 0910 
JW17 nr tnba Fem n * tlur* 
C.H. No* OtR £140 PC HI exCl 
Trt. 672 9877 alter 6 30 pm 
wa. 2 to Share rm lux rut £161 
no pm tract. AH mad com Tel 
743 4425 all 6. 

WII prm m t Share lu* hsc rtr 
TUW O R. CS5 pw excl MBs 
Trt 602 41 10 irvrtl. 

W4 proi N S to share lux CH flat. 
O R Mon Fn CI7S PCtn Trt. 
994 3940 .art 6 SO PM I 
WIMBLEDON village - a r lux ; 
i flat r £190 pin Tel 879 0064 I 
at ler 6 30 pm 


Lindsav Ow. Sunwrtl. Middle- 
sex died at Stonwrtl on IBUi 
Augurst 1986 (Estate adouf 

LEV otherwise IANTHE 
HARLEY homier Idle of 1 7 Ox- 
lord Road. Cajnpndor died At 
CamUrtoge on lOUi June 1986 
, ■ Estate a Haul C397.O00J 

MARTIN otherwise MARNEY. 
, otherwise DOROTHY PHYLLIS 
MARNEY ■ Swnsler tale of 23 
Lvnr Road. Bacnc*. London 
swi 3 (bed at Put nev SWtS on , 
22nd April 1986 (Estate aBoul 

BEL NOTTRAM. Sptmlrr Hrte ot 
13 Brain fry Road. Cheam. Bur- 
rev died al Epsom rm 10th 
January 1986 (Eaiaie onoul 
£92 6801 

OSBORNE tale Of 104 
Sandvromoe Road. Richmond. 
Mirrev died 41 Roehampton on 
26lli Marrh 198S iESUW aBoul 

TLRNCR. SPtnMer lale Of 17 
Egret on Gatdens. Hendon. Lon- 
don NW4 died at Cot ni dale. 
Loudon NWO on Ath April 1985 
■ Estate aBoul £75.0001 

WIDOW lair M Levant Nursing 
Home. Cam Road Plymouth. 
Devon died There on 6th March 
1985 lEviair aBoul £8.700) 

The km of the anas e named are 
requeued io apply to Ihe Trea 
surv Sol h ilar iBVt. Queen 
Anne'* ChamBer*. 28 Broadway. 
London SWiH gjs. lamng which 
Ihi- TirasLIiv solHTlor may lake 
stpe* lo ad rm mster me estate 
LS Iwvt. London 486 081 3 


117945 Scluilr Mh 1 Aliquot 
Man rosewood L*rai lor rham 
era ronrrrn Mine lo, rr* wie 
£3.260 one Tel 0062-812008 
SAUL Mann World •emndhand. 
new. r re and limned Lnhealanie 
Otv* 01 485 1565 

87 Regent SI reel. London Wl 
Trl 439 6534 L A' Oversea*. 
Also m help* doom iranp perm 
CORDON BLEU Cooky wanted (oi 
•V'snUnl Dirertor* Lunelle* na 
Te| Blue* 40* Ol 731 4363 


SKI VAL D'ISCRE A TTCHES. 19 j FULHAM sign let' Ortiohllul 

liiairh 7 uaw u.« inqiram £215 and *oarmu* 3 hed I Mine I mil | 
pv mrlusnr ralri-d l«m Clove Ip liM Xi« 3 4 

thin TAatel hcrirtav* Cal) Sk. v oinW i people d inonUr. Cn lei 

\.n 111(01 903 4444 or Ol 200 1-20)1 ie» nut lei 386 4071 

yrUL 1162 Kensington roll* 24hi wviia. 

il* rruUnwhani Xpl*. Ol 373 

La Purxie rtr icnllal Lnniligt irom £123 P>v 
iviv Lill pa**. BB R»") To-Vli The Xpt* .37 3 3433 
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alirtiu]i< e i m lm I nun ti IS 
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nxrl Ot 4H6 054 1 B5. SHI 

3400 adra 7 ran Heme 

Full 80 lux CdOrn 2 Cl VS- 1 LAD8HOKE GROVE nrcH nvrtle 

or female 20 Sr» BnttiMnl rot 
■age wim <vu >Si-ii then now 
me ol lariliinra £50 pw inrl 
IIK*< Trt Ml S6J4 eve* 

Save with Swissair's 
Super Apex. 

London lo Zurich or 
Geneva daily on con- 
venient afternoon 

And daily morning 
flights London to Basle 
(except Sundays). 
Book and pay 14 days 
before departure. 

Siay in Switzerland at 
least until the Sunday 
after arrival. 

1RIA 15 3 My. 2"wk» t269 all! SINGLE raromm hiuqhtsiuxliie 

hi return fa« -ometacenf elder 
ly geuili-tnaii with iiiid.ui rat 

*iuht Remind* .mrai m or 

I AiutrnH-nl Reply !(■ Vp\ Dr* 

El 3 bun 1 nun lime a mm (ilv 
10 iinn ix ra M VM) Hsl. 
tl R (IWW-M < \ 4726056 
»y niii.u iiraiie x. c-y ■ 

Similar savings also 
from Manchester and 
Birmingham direct to 

ISLINGTON Pirn* 3 I »r-rii ram iral 
lo-tk iiiiiiu- I n lei f^tv I H fxlil 
L25n nra iix I sud 4 lire, 
t.l Ot 359 2754 

Book ings and full con- 
ditions from travel 
agents or 01-4394144. 







nos tn>y go-ahead sales 
i£n need someone n help 
keep mem m the nghf place af 
the n$t totie Tlw s where 
you good mgsiBaDOnil atofc- 
ty mS am to ihe forefront 
You wftl be constancy Jaosig 
*nai mar eftenB. organsmg 
PH hjndwns. thus becoming 
an integral pan untie leant 
So. il you want NNObemenL 
to use your mitaiNB and haw 
good shorthand and typaig. 
cad DAWN MJKPAflEr on 
i 7SMM1L 


Your rale as Senor PA to iha 

entrepreneur vnfl mwfte yw n 

aft me lasorawg deahngs id 
international teaness You 
mB use yow French wtw b- 
asng win aft ta presogajus 
ckents wW-waJe Asbetov- 
ets a lot ycu mfl tore ra Wd 
the IWi m his absence, hi hme 
you could be trawttng and 
htiimg to organia: meetings, 
luncneots etc So. tf you have 
good secretanal safts std ex- 
cellent presertason caC 
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msKcawa 0.3 ape earn a 
rms ft's tWiMart 

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unry t«W» a izS-.iW«Q. 
create e*«3PW» « pan oi 
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£18.000 S 



Tha small, hub pawed 
computer coMuuncy seek 

computer consultancy seek 
you lumm bosmess aosnan 
to Ihem an adnunsnatM 
support to compiele the amt. 
You be trwied on avaput' 
er teehnotogy » enable you to 
devdog and streanftne sys- 
tems and you wdl be 
Ihonughty traced n then 
busmess pMosophv and Wn 
obiednes Tits a a hue ea- 
rner opport tfwy CVs to 
HOffiKA MOESOffira. 
96 Hgh Hofiiora. 

Lgadoa. WCTV Gif. 

£10J00 + Benefits! 

Tins vast Canadian company 
Mb presbge olhces at lie 
Cdy seeh your exceOent expe- 
iem id Meto set up a new 
dmsna Tbs « a newly creat- 
ed stuabon which handles 
presage chems who are set* 
mg Baals m secnriMs and 
an B t i un it s You coUd here- 
sponaUe lor as many as 60 
oents. the agmsaam ol a 
venue and aft iw travel its 
a very fast-pace, dynamo en- 
vewnnera winch wft prove 
otaUoq and demanding <M0I 
good sec ana orgarnsziaiBl 
Aits. can MAAS 
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Fug trammg eafl be grwen to 
develop yam deabngsfaQs 
when you tom this woand- 
mg successful brokerage 
tom A high lope pks tre- 
mendous commission writ 
be pari and you wifi txahS 
up a sow porttobo of Urge 
Dents who trB tjae yoo 
comming repeal bosmess. 
You need to. be seB-mob- 
vaied. wefi ptesewetf ana 
be tfe io barite chans ar 
the toghesi ievet. Previous 
cuy eaperem a wefcorac . 
bur trot essMUL Phone i 
LYm uar. today on: 

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Jan titis ksemaTml compa- 
ny based at the West End won 
on cos n Csnada and Holland. 
Assstng the Martabng Man- 
ager. yoo win be dealng wth 
new en^uns and lot lowing 
them up. OeconMig nrofietf io 
the desrtp oMnociues AJso 
keeping tabs on seven eny- 
mns m Swope. H you have 
any mariwtrg experience, 
your vnoMmcnt would be 
mmedalc So. it you have 
good typng and rusty shorf- 
hand sMs and rtus sounds 
Me you. please call 



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The dynamic lady wht 
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Ceefax ^ 


155 The ChuckteHounds . 
featuring the Chuckle 
Brothers 4.05 ffeatheOff- 
The Cat <r) 4.15 
- Jackanory. Joanna Monro 
' with part three of Enid 
Baton's The Circus of 
Adventure 425 Laurel and 
Hardy. Cartoon version (r) 
4w30 You Should Be So 
Lucky! Heat three of the 
talent competition 
between stage schools 
around the country. 

5J» Newaround, with Roger 
Fhrr 5.05 Who Cares?. A 
play about a sister who 
becomes jealous of the 
attention received by her 
young brother even 
though she knows that he 
is to undergo a serious 
heart operation (r) 

&3S First Class. The final of 
the video quiz tor. schools. 
Heworth School. 
Gateshead, meet Paisley 
Grammar SchooL 

6.00 Ne ws with S oe Lawtey and 
Nicholas Witched. 


&35 London Phis. 

vt -!- V ^vi i 

6.35 and 7.34; Popeye . 
cartoon at 7.24; pop video 
at 754; video review at 
8-34; a behind the scenes 
look at the filming of - 
dlscusaibn on the need to 
reduce additives In afl 
manufactured food at 9.12. 


9-® Thames news headlines. 

9^0 For Schools: Chemistry - 
chemicals from salt &52 
Maths: counting and 
balancing 1M4 How 
he&copters fly 10£1 How 
tee-cream is made 1IL33 
English: Seeing a Beauty 
Queen Home, a story by 
Lancashire 11 JO Ralph 
Steadman examines 
various aspects of ’making 
faces' 11 JO How to talk 
about the future. For the 
hearing impaired 11.37 - 
Science: hot air balloons, 
bubbles and dat^Ues. 

12L00 Moschops. Adventures of 
a dinosaur (r) 12.10 Our 
Backyard (rl 1230 Wish 
You Were Hera-? Judith 
Chakners visits Butiin's 
newest hoOday camp - in 
Mine head; Anneka Rice 
continues her European 
tour by train;, and Shaw 

Mediterranean cnjfeefr) 

140 News at One 1.20 Themes 
news with Rotor Houston 
1 JO A Country Practice. 
Medical drama series set 
in an Austrian outback 

230 On the Market. Susan 
Brookes and flavor Hyatt 
with news of trash food 
bargains. The guest cook 
is Anneka Rice 3J)0 
Gems. Drama serial set in 
the Covent Garden 
■ workshops of a fashion 
design company 3-25 

330 Sons and . Daughters. 

4.00 M os ch ops. A repeat of the; 
programme shown at 
noon 4.10 BH the Rfinder. ! 
Cartoon series 430 The 
WWf Game. Another 
edition of the theatre 
workshop series for 

Chemistry- T J^ParfittlaMrl^oB 
m salt 9^2 - [ Quun^4,at lOjO0pm 

• MR PYE (Channel 4, 

ItLOOpm), Donald Churchffl's 
dramatization of the Mervyn 
Peake novel. Is wail dona. I am 
not sure it is wea enough 
done to warrant a second 
screening of episode one 
four days after the first, but 
Channel 4 obviously believes 
that this combination of writer 
Peake and actor Derek 
JacobK as the man whose 
mission is to awaken the 
Island of Sark to the reforming 
power of goodness)is 
momentous enough to Justify the 
second helping. Tune wifi ten 
What is dear is that thanks to Mr 
Pye and his messianic 
mteston^reen and rocky Sark 
wiU from now on be known 
for something other than its 
Dame, and Jersey and 
Guernsey wffl have to look to 
their iaurets as hoBday 

CHOiOS. ■ 

isiands-Something else thatls 
abundantly dear about Mr 
Pye is that its quaint hero rs not 
wholly saintly. " Goodness 
me, she has tegs like pistons, "he 
says as he watches the 
waspish Miss Dredger (Judy 
Parfitft striding away from 
Mm after their first prickly 
encounter.! was not totally 
convinced by Mr Pye's effortless 
■drawing of me wasp's sting, 
but given the miraculous nature 
of Peake's fantastic 
imagination, perhaps nothing 
ought to be ruled out 
BISCUIT (BBC 1, 9.30pm) 
reveals the limitations of 
man-made aids. They can pour 
cups of coffee, add lumps of 
sugar, and stir.But ask them to 

retch you a cftooolste biscuit, 
and like a churlish child, they will 
start playing chess instead. 
Sheila Hayman made her film 
well over a year ago, but it 
was never screened. Nothing to 
do with recalcitrant robotics 
at the BBC, however. was the victim 
or an industrial dispute. 

• By coincidence (?), Woody 
Allen's radio play about a potty 
plan by a residents' vigilante 

n p to catch a multiple killer, 
TH. (Radio 3, 730pm) 
goes out on the same night as 
Alexander Walker's profile of 
Allen in his first-rate FILM STAR 
series ( Radio 4,S.30pm).ln 
Death, Keity Montetth ts terrific as 
the archetypical AHen hero- a 
Bttle man adrift in a vast ocean of 

Peter Davalle 

Bedes (The Med Lover). 
Purcell (The Virtuous 
Wife or.Good Luck at Last). 
12.15 Concert HaS: Keith 
WIHiams. Cbve 
Wffliamson (pianos). 

Grainger (Fantasy on 
themes from Racy and 
Bess); Debussy (Bi 
Diane et no*), Stravinsky 
(Three easy pieces). 130 

135 Monty Alexander 

reconfings featuring the 
American pianist 
130 Matinee Mustede: 

Douglas UDum 
(Aotearoa overture), CruseB 
(Introduction and 
variations on okj Swedish 
all), Rubbra 

(knprovisetions on virginal 

Marmnor) BBC Singers. 
Parti MurailfLoscourants 
de I'espece). Messiaen 
(Sept Haikaj) 

9.45 Sx C o mme n t s: foreign 

broadcasts monitored by the 

10.05 Music of Eight 

Decades:part2. Robert 
Saxton (Chamber 
Symphony: Circles of 
light). Dafbpteobta (Cant) efi 

1130 Chamber Music from 
Manchester Cecfle 
Ousset( piano). Ravel 
(Sonatina); Debussy 
(Preludes, Book 2) 

11.57 News. 1200. 


VHP onty: Open University, 
from 635am to 6.55. Open Forum: 
Students' Magazine 

635 Open University: 

• Technology -Bridging the 
Gap. Ends at 7*20. 

930 Ceefax. 

338 Daytime on Two: Science: 
cleaning (B) 1030 For 
tour- and five-year olds 
10.15 Maths: scale 1038 
Using C$E maths at work 
1130 Words and pictures 
11.17 The sea-birds that 
make St Abbs and Bass 
Rock their home 11 A0 A 

include Lord 
Professor Laurie Taylor 
and, via sateffite, Linda 

4*45 The Ark. A new series of 
en v ironmental . 
programmes based bn a 
canal narrowt»at,The 
Ark, in which young 
people examine the 
problems that threaten 
countryside. (Oracle) 

5*15 Connections. Sue Robbie 
introduces another round 
of the quiz game for . 

730 Dates. A special feature 
length ep isode heralding a 
hew senes of the soap. 
The Bating dan are trying 
to come to forms «^h the 
• tragic loss of BobBy; T 
mown down by a motorcar 
driven by Pam s Jealous 

Katherine (Ceefax) - 

9.00 Naurs with Julia Somervite 
and John Humphrys. . 
Weaffter.- e * 

930 a&D. Robots: Takifigihe 
Biscuit. Jane Lapotaire 
Introduces a programme 
which examines the 

different types shown is 
afbur-toot tall domestic 
robot able to pour a cup 
coffee, (see Choice) 

1030 Sportsnight, introduced 
by Steve Rider. Last 
night's heavyweight bout 
between Britain's Frank 
Bruno and Gerrie Coetzee 
1130 UJCDance 

Championships 1988, 
introduced by Ray Moore 
from the Bournemouth 
International Centre. The 
Professional Latin 
American and Amateur 
Modem tittes. 

1130 Weather 

535 News 
225 Crossroad*. Anne-Marie 
delves deeper into Roy's 
-. past 

250 Coro na tion Street What is 
*. foe reason behind Terras., 
desperate search for fne 

7.20 IHk Cup Special Live. 
Liverpool v Queens Park 
Rangers, the second teg 
of the semifinal. 

215 Fane The French 

Connection (1971) starring 
-- Gene Hackman, Ftemando 
Roy, Roy Schaider and 
Tony Lo Bianco. A mutti- 

about United States pofios 

- on the trail of victous drug 
dealers. Although being 
shown for the umpteenth 
time on television the film 

is stffl fresh, thanks largely , 
to a splendid performance 
by Gem Hackman who 
won one of the five Oscars 
associated with the film. 
Directed by Wffiam 

- Friedkin (continues at 

1030 Nanis at Ten and weather 
ftAowed by Thames news 
headlines. • 

1230 Fane The French 

Connection continued. 
1130 Portrait of a Legend. The 
Bee Gees (r) 

1215 Wght Thoughts. 

.230 News sunanary 
535 Bridge Chib. Improving 
one's play with advice 
from Jeremy FfinLfri 
200 Fflnr My ForbidkJen Past" 
(1950) starring Robert 
Mttchum, Ava Gardner and 
Melvyn Douglas. Gardner 
pteys the role of Barbara 
BeaurevoL a southern 
belte who is fri love with a 
. doctor who marries 
someone else. When 
Barbara inherits a fortune 
she and her amoral cousin 
piotto break-up the happy 
marriage. Directed by 
Robert Stevenson. 

7.10 Out of Court Special 
. , Update. The latest news 

concerning the claims of 
users of the fastest-selling 
IUD contraceptive of the 
70s -the Daikon Shield. 
Since the programme 
wasshown last summer 
the company has been 
ordered to launch a 
campaign to contact the 
mfflions of users and 
former users who have 
unti April to file for 
damages for distress 
caused by the device. 

200 Al Our worfcbig lives. 

Parr eight of the series 
trac^g. me history of.. 
Bnram at work in the 20th 
century focuses on 
workers in the chemical 

930 M*A*S*H. In order to keep 
the attractive nurse Cutler 
on the strength Trapper 
agrees to fight General 
Barker's champion. Only 
during training do Trapper 
and Hawkeye team that 
the opponent Is unbeaten 
ki 97 bouts, (r) 

225 Fane A Man, a Woman 
and a Bank (1979) starring 
Donald Sutherland and 
Brooke Adams. A dvS 
engineer bored with life, 
persuades his friend, a 
computer buff, to devisee 
■ foolproof method of 
robbing a bank. But the 
best-laid plans go awry 
when the dvil engineer is 

photographed stea&ng the 

Directed bv Noel Black. 
1-OONewsmgm 11.45 Weather. 

Avon 12.15 Bath: 18th 
.century. Ends at 1235 


235 FBm: Mother RBey Meets 
the Vampiro* (1952) 
sterring Arthur Lucan and 
Bela Lugosi. Comedy 
horror with Lucan bang 

seen for the last time in his 
character ot the Irish 
washerwoman. In this 

story she thwarts the 
plans of a mad scienrist 
who wants to conquer the 
world. With Richard 
Wattis, Hattie Jacques and 
Dora Bryan. Directed by 
John Gifling 

430 A Plus 4. Mavis Nicholson 
talks to Jane Russell 
about her career as a film 
star and her work for the 
adoption society she 

430 Countdown. Yesterday's 
winner is challenged by 
Andrew Fisher, a student 
from Cheshire. 

530 Afice. Mel’s Diner 

becomes the ‘in' eating 
place after Alice 
announces that she has a 
seen a UFO. 

230 Shakespeare Lives. Peter 
Bogdanov begins a two- 
part examination of the 
Bard's Measure for 
Measure with assistance 
from National Theatre 
actors fnduding Michael 
Bryant CHve Antndell and 
Suzanne Bertish, before a 
lively audience at 
London's Rountfiiouse (r) 

200 The Christians. Bamber 
Gascoigne continues with 
his history of Christianity 
series with an examination 
of the reasons behind the 
formation of the Puritan 

7.00 CnarmeJ Four news with 
Peter Sissons and Aiastair 
Stewart, includes an 
assessment of tha long- 
term significance of the 
coal strike, a year after it 

730 Comment The political 
dot is fated this week by 
Frank Dobson, the 
Shadow Minister of Health 
and member for Hofoom 
and St Pancras. Weather. 

, 230 The American Century. 
The penultimate 
programme of the seres 
on Time-Life’s cinema 
news magazine, Tha 
March of Tine, focuses on 
General MacArthur and his 
. period as post-war 

Japan's overtand. (Oracle) 

230 Diverse Reports. Christine 

how the drugs industry is 

200 Prospects. Part three of 
the comedy drama series 
set on London's Isle of 
Dogs. Tonight, Pinw has a. 
foolproof method of 
making money - Ws 
uncle's dog batting system 
-but the bank manager 
does not have as much 
faith in the system as does 
young Pincy. 

Radio 4 

5*55 Shipping 630 News 6.10 
Farming 225 Prayer (s) 

230 Today ihd 630, 730, 

230 News 245 Business 
News 252735 Weather 
730, 200 News 735, 

225 Sport 7.45 Thought for 
the Day 835 Yesterday 
in Partement 837 Weather; 


200 News 

9.95 Midweek: Libby Purves 

1030 Gardeners’ 

C&jastkxi Tone. The 
experts answer questions 
from the Woodborough 
Horticultural Society. 

1030 Morning Story: The 
Interlopers by Sata 
Readar Ronald Pickup. 

1245 Dafly Service. (New 

Every Morning, page 54) 

1130 Lews: Travel; The Lung 
Hour. Whan WH&am Prtt 
stood up in the Commons to 
begin the process lead to 
the abolition or slavery (r). 

11.48 Enquire Within. 

1230 News; You and Yours. 

1237 Lord of Mends. The 

battle for the lordship of 
a Walsh valley in the rmd- 
18th century (4). 

130 The Wodd at One: News. 

130 The Aimers 135 

230 ^^^V§oman’s Hour. 
Includes an interview 
with Dennis Potter. 

330 News; The Afternoon 
Play, Prams in the Park 
by Tony Dennis. With Nichola 
McAuime and Karan 

247 Tune for Verse. Kevin 
presents poems inspired by 
pictures in the Tate 

930 Wives of Great 

Composers- Fritz Spwgl 

on Mrs Percy Grainger. 

9.45 Kaleidoscope. With Paul 
ABen.lncfudes comment 
on When We are Married, at 

wni^i^rrheane?and fhe 
film Ran 

1215 A Book At Bedtime: 

Bengal Lancer the 
gutobfograpny of Francis 
Yeats Brown (3). Read 


1130 Today in Parliament 
1230 News; Weather 1233 

VHF (available in England and 
s! Wales onty) as above 
except: 255-200 am 

motet Exsuttate Jubilate. K 

165). Strauss (symphonic 
poem Also spram 

430 Choral Evensong: from 

the Chapel of Now 

College, Oxford . 4J55 News 
530 Midweek Choice: Boyce 
(Symphony No 4). Mozart 
(String Quintet in E flat), 
Debussy (ChBcfren's 
Comer suite: Walter 
Gieseking.piano). Haydn 
(Cello Concerto m C: 

Weather; Travel. 1130- 
1200 For Schools: 1130 
Music Workshop (S) 1135 
Junior Drama Workshop (&) 

11.45 Radio Club. 1-55- 
330 pm For Schools: 135 
Listening Comer. 235 
Looking at Nature (s) 230 
Quest (s) 2-40 Pictures in 
Your Mfitd 230 Something to 
Think About 530-255 PM 
(Continued). 1130-12 10 am 
Open University. 1130 
The H-bomb Controversy 
1130 Technology: 

Bridging the Gap. 1230-1.10 
Schools Night-Time 

Obradors (Four 
Spanish Songs: 

1030 Jimmy Young (s) 1-05 pm 
David Jacobs (s) 230 Gloria 
Hurmifordjs) (phone-in) 230 
Music All The Way (S) 430 DavW 
Hamilton (s) 630 John Durm 
ind at 6.45 (mf only) Sport and 
Classified Results 2W Soccer 
Special Liverpool v Queen's Park 
Rangers (s) 930 Listen To The 
Band featuring the Cory Band 
(joining VHR255 Sports Desk 
1200 it's A Funny Business 
Remembers. (Arthur Askey) 
1230 Hubert Gregg 1130 Brian 
Matthew 130 am Peter Dickson 
(s) 330-430 A Little Night Music 
( 3 ). 

inmg.soprano), Rimsky- 
Korsakov (Symphony No 

730 Swral Voices; Wins! 
Sneers and Nelson 
An on Glee Union Male Voice 
Choir. Indudes works by 
David Smne. Armstrong 
Gibbs, Stanford. Elgar 
(Hush, Sweet Lute). R R 
Terry and KOdafy.Aiso, 
arrangements by Imogen 
Holst and Gerald 

730 Death: Kelly Monteith 
stars in me play by 
Woody ABen. Cast also 
includes Bob Sherman 
and Kerry Shale (r) 

215 Father and Son: Bach 


Radio 1 

430 News 

435 Fie on 4. 

445 Kaleidoscope Extra. The 
Bfe and work of 

530 PM News Magazine. 250 
Shipping. 535Wteather. 

200 News; Financial Report 

630 Film Star. Alexander 
Walker on Woody ASen. 

730 News 

7.05 The Archers. 

730 Women: Equal Sex? Bel 
Mooney discusses 
women's attitudes towards 
equality (4) A Woman at 
the Top. 

7-45 The Mnd In Focus. 

Current thmkinQ in 
psychology (4) Humour. 

215 Analysis: Running Out Of 
Our tars. Adrian 
Hamilton examines thaeffect 

(Scherzo. Op 54 

No 5. and 
GSels. piano 
(Symphony m three 
movements). 200 News 
205 Concert pari ILSusoni 
(Divertimento lor flute 
and orchestra. Op 52): 

Mrs Donaldson at 60 by 
Constance Cox. With Dulcie 
Gray (r) (s). 

1130 Rubbra and Smetana: 
Hertz Trio of Canada. 
Rubbra (Tito, Op 68); 
Smetana (Trio inG 
motor. Op 15) 

1135 Ayres for the Theatre: 
Parley of Instruments. 

News on the half-hour from 
630 am until 230 pm and at 1230 

630 em Adrian John 730 Mike 
Read 230 Simon Bates 1230 pm 
Newsbeat (Frank Panridge) 

12.45 Gary Davies 330 Steve 
Wright 53 o Newsbeat (Frank 
Partridge) 245 Bruno Brookes 730 
The Best Kept Secret. Child 
sexual abuse. 830 Janice Long 
1030-1230 John Peel (s) VHF 
RADIOS 1 & 2 400 am As Radio 2 
200 Yer Roots Are Showing 
(Mike Harding) 245 Big Band 
Spedal (s) 215 Listen To The 
Band (Charte Chester) (s) 1200 As 
B®** Radio 1 12.00-430 am As 

, tord Concerto In S^io- 

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930 Music Of E«W Decades: &0ONe«s<Sasfc- 7JtO News. 739 Twemy- 

Paul Cross iey(piano) . Four Hows. 7 jo Davotanant % 7-45 

With Tristan MuraO(ondes ThWsTnKl-MO Nma. BJ» Retlactiora. 

8.15 Ctasskai Record Review. 830 
Transettaniic Quiz. 939 News. 939 
Review 01 the British Press. 215 The 
-World Today. 930 RnanctaJ News. SM 
■Look Ahead. 945 Flanders and Swann. 
,1030 News. 1031 Omnbus. 1030 My 
WltortH 1130 News. 1139 News About 
Britain. 11.15 Just Uka You and Me. 1135 
A Letter From Wales. 1230 Radte 
NearnaeL 12.15 Nature Notebook. 1235 
■The Farming World. 12.45 Sports Round- 
up. 130 News. 139 TWenty-Fbiv Hours. 
1 1.30 Devslopmeni *86. 230 Outlook. 245 
,'Reponon ReMon 330 Radio NewsraeL 
!3J5 In Hoty Cootamplohoa 330 Two 
‘Cheers lorTebnary. 430 News. 439 
! Commentary. 4.15 Rock Salad 445 The 
.World Today. 530 News. 539 A Letter 
ifiom Wafers. 5.15 Ateum Tana. 945 
! Recording of the Week. 1030 News. 
•1039 The World Today. 103S A Letter 
From Wales. 1030 Financial News. 1040 
Raflectiorn. 1045 Sports Roundup. 1130 
News. 1139 Commentary. 11J5 Good 
iBooks. 1130 Top Twenty. 1230 News. 
1239 News About Britain. 12.15 Radio 
■NewsraeL 1230 Two Cheers tor Febru- 
,ary. 130 News. 131 Outlook. 130 
'Wavegukte. 140 Book Choice 145 
(Monitor. 230 News. 239 Review of the 
(British Press. 2.15 Network UK- 230 
lAssknnanL 330 News. 339 News About 
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Peake's fantasy novel, set 
on the island of Sark, 
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the title rote, (see Choice) 
1130 Five Minutes to Wdncght 
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Jay. Among those taking 
pant are Sir Terence 
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Young musicians auditioning yesterday at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, for this summer's National Festival of Music for Youth. 

Joseph denounces NUT as 
ralons squabble over deal 

By Lucy Hodges. Education Correspondent 

As teachers’ unions squab- 
bled furiously among them- 
selves yesterday about their 
pay deal. Sir Keith Joseph. 
Secretary of State for Educa- 
tion and Science, said the 
refusal of the largest union to 
support the settlement was 
"utterly indefensible". 

Addressing the House of 
Commons at Question Time, 
he said; 'The behaviour of the 
National Union of Teachers 
does seem to be absolutely 
appalling. It is evidently will- 
ing that its members should 
take money that has been 
negotiated 'by other unions 
ana employers, yet continue 
with the disruption." 

He also pointed out that the 
NUT was urging its members 
to stand in the way of reform 
talks which were so patently 
needed. Sir Keith's comments 
came as the unions were 
meeting in the teachers' side of 
the CLEA/ST negotiating 
committee, which deals with 
conditions of service and also 
has to ratify the settlement. 

Their talks were drawn-out 
and acrimonious, with the 
NUT ranged against the four 


smaller unions which had 
agreed the deal. After moving 
a” motion that the settlement 
be rejected, the NUT claimed 
that it had a voting majority- 
on the teachers' side of 
CLEA/ST. with nine votes to 
the other unions' eight. 

The four unions — the 
National Association of 
Schoolmasters/Union of 
Women Teachers, the Assis- 
tant Masters and Mistresses 
.Association, the National .As- 
sociation of Head Teachers 
and the Secondary Heads 
Association — disagreed. 

There is confusion about 
the unions' relative voting 
strengths on CLEA/ST be- 
cause it has no formal consti- 
tution and has never taken 
votes before. 

The biggest leaching union 
said it was opposing the deal 
because it did not want to see 
conditions of service traded 
for pay. “short-term gains for 
long-term loss*’. The other 
unions maintain that it is the . 
only way to gel a decent salary ■ 
boost, and that they can be 
trusted not to surrender im- 
portant conditions. 

. . < > ;• • ••-- . 

Today's events 

Royal engagements 

The Prince of Wales visits 
Lonsdale Community Centre 
and School of Architecture.' 
Humberside College of Higher 
Education. Strand Close. Hull,; 
10.10; then, accompanied by. 
The Princess of Wales, he-! 
receives the Honorary Brother-' 
hood of Trinity House. Trinity’ 
House Lane. Hull 12.35; later 
they visit The Sobriety. .Albert 
Dock, Hull. 1 .55; and then visit 
Operation Raleigh Support Cen- 
tre. Queens Garden. Hull, 2.20. 

The Princess of Wales visits 
the Hull Faintly Centre. 
Holdemess Road, and the New 
Families Project at Alexandra 
House, Waterhouse Lane. Hull. 

Prince Andrew opens an ex- 
hibition of photographs of Is- 
rael. Sclfridges, London. 6. 50. 

Princess Anne opens the 
North Coiswokis Centre for the 

Physically Handicapped. 
Bounon-on-the-Water. 2; and 
later opens the new school at 
Blockley. near Moreton-in-the- 
Marsh. Gloucestershire. 3. 

The Duke of Gloucester, vis- 
its the Royal Monmouthshire 
Royal Engineers (Militia). Mon- 
mouth. 12.15. 

New exhibitions 
Dadarama and Ian 
Breakwell's diaries: .Artists’ 
works for Channel 4 Television; 
Riverside Studios. Crisp Road, 
Hammersmith. W6: Tues to 
Sun 12 to 8 (ends March 16). 

Paintings and watercolours by 
Bernard Meninsky: Blond Fine 
Art Limited. 22 Princes Street, 
Wl: Mon to Fri 10 to 6, Sun 10 
to I (ends April 5X 
Sculpture by Robert 
Clatworthy: Quinton Green 
Fine An. Cork Street, Wl; Mon 
to Fri 10 to 5.30, Sat 10 to 12.30 
(ends April 12). 

Paintings by Gerard Hastings 
and Das to; Christopher Hull 

The Times Crossword Puzzle No 16,985 


I Disinterested like Bill 
Brewer and Co (4-6). 

6 Slop and throw (4). 

9 This American bind a jog- 
ger? (10). 

10 Paragon without Latin? Just 
a thought! (4). 

12 Secretly convert a cloister in 
Ely (\2). 

IS -Engaging organ to take part 
in finale (9). 

17 This space for those less 
skilled m 3 (5). 

18 Shows high dudgeon mak- 
ing no end of fuss about 
yours truly (5). 

19 Vessel to dispense tea to 
Royal Institution, fragrant 
mixture (3-6). 

20 Describing degrees of dif- 
ference between East and 
West (12). 

24 Fighter guillotined makes 

one jump (4). 

25 Loved piece involving early 
form of cycle ( (0). 

26 Moderate politicians back a 
troubled state (4). 

27 Her sister should keep an 

eye on her (5.5). 


1 Commons passenger? (4). 

2 Take up oriental dress for 
Queen's attendant (4). 

3 in which shooting stare ex- 
cel (12). 

4 Music of the Muses? (S). 

5 Observe advocate of free 
trade in the plant (9). 

7 Rota unduly complicated — 
how like the war-time navy 
of the RNVR! (10). 

8 It's on track for easy money 
in the USA (5.5). 

11 Upon reflection it shows the 
way to bat (12). 

13 “Misery acquaints a man 

with strange " (Tem- 

pest) (10X 

14 Their’s the first two places 
in the race (4,3,3). 

16 Rash? Cheeky? That’s about 
right (9). 

21 Losing hazard at home and 
away? (2-3). 

22 Endure stars little and great 

23 Sainted historian — ddc told 
by a priest, wc hear (4). 

Solution to No 16&8 4 

s -a 

" afflSEBEnE 
ffi n 



Concise Crossword page 10. 

After a long battle the 
smaller unions proposed that 
no vote be taken but that the 
views of each association be 
recorded. Mr Bob Richardson, 
the NUT chairman, rejected 
this, whereupon the smaller 
unions refused to take part in 
the vote. The NUT registered 
nine votes, and the rest nil. 

The vote changes nothing 
because at the foil meeting of 
CLEA/ST tomorrow the man- 
agement representatives will 
vote with the smaller unions. 

• Scots bold out: Scottish 
teachers will continue their 
19-month campaign for an 
independent pay review in 
spite of the settlement in 
England. Mr Fred Forrester, 
organizing secretary of the 
Educational Institute of Scot- 
land, the largest Scottish 
teachers' union, said yesterday 
(Ronald Faux writes). 

They would be seeking a 
two-year settlement, hoping to 
use the £125 million the 
Government has put on the 
negotiating table. 

More action, page 2 




By Alan Hamilton 

Buckingham Palace has is- 
sued its regatar warning to the 
pensioners who will receive 
Maundy money from the 
Queen to beware of mscropn- 
lons coin dealers. 

In past years dealers have 
been waiting at the church 
door at the end of the Maundy 
Thursday service and have 
pressured the elderly recipi- 
ents into parting with their 
coins for wnnimal amounts to 
make a quick profit by resell- 
ing them to collectors. 

At this year's service, in 
Chichester Cathedral on 
March 27, 60 men and 60 
women will each receive 60p in 
the specially-minted denomi- 
nations of lp, 2p, 3p and 4p 
silver coins. The number of 
recipients and the amount' 
reflects the Queen's age. 

Recipients are chosen for 
outstanding service to church 
and community in whichever 

diocese the service is held. The 
ceremony is a relic of the 
tradition of the sovereign dis- 
tributing alms to the poor. 

The Swedish Prime Minis- 
ter, Mr Of of Palme, was killed 
by a professional gunman who 
had a getaway car waiting, the 
Stockholm police chief Mr 
Hans Holmer claimed this last 
night as he offered a reward of 
£50,000 for information lead- 
ing to the assassin's arrest. 

Mr Holmer said police al- 
ready had details of the car's 
registration number, but rhata 
witness was not sure of all the 
letters and figures. Intensive 
checks were being made. 

He said the tact that the 
assassin used a weapon that 
could kill quickly and shot 
from behind gave him all the 
haflmaila of a professional. 

There was also the extreme- 
ly clever way the killer had 
shadowed Mr Palme and his 
wife Lisbet from their home to 
a cinema before be shot the 
Prime Minister. 

“It will take us time to solve 
this crime and we need peace 
and quiet,'’ said Mr Holmer. 

Because of this there would 
be no further press confer- 
ences until further notice. “I 
will come back when I have 



SWI; Mon to Fri 10 to 6. Sat 10 
to I (ends March 27). 

Paintings and Drawings by 
Steph Smart and Catb Clark; 
The Portico Library & Gallery, 
57 Mosley Street, Manchester-, 
Mon (o Fri 9.30 to 4.30 (ends 
March 28). 

Paintings by various artists; 
The Wykeham Galleries, 
Stock bridge. Hams; Tues to Sat 
10 to 5 (ends March 15k 

Piano recital by Peter 
Donohoe: works by Beethoven 
and Chopin,!; As You Like lc 
1986 Armchair Proms, 7.30; 
The Barbican Centre, EC2. 

Rite of Spring. Symphony of 
Psalms (Stravinsky) with the 
Morley College Choir and the 
Morley Symphony Orchestra, 
Southwark Cathedral, SEI. 8. 

Organ recital by Christopher 
Easton; Sc Bride's Church, Fleet 
Street. 1.15. 

Concen by tbe Elizabethan 
Singers; St Michael's, ComhilL, 
EC3; 7.30. 

Concert by the Heidelberg 
Chamber Orchestra; St 
Gabriel's Church, Warwick 
Square. SWi. 8. 

Concert by the Hunsarian 
State Symphony Orchestra; 
Town Hall, Albert Road, 
Middlesbrough. 7.45. 

Concert by tbe Endellion 
String Quartet; West Dean Col- 
lege, Chichester, 7.30. 

Songs and duets from four 
centuries; Royal Institution. 
River Street. Truro, 7.30. 

Concert by the Medici String 
Quartet; Taliesin Arts Centre. 
University College, Swansea. 

Recital by the Bingham String 
Quartet; The Guild Church of 
St. Martin-within-Ludgate, 
Ludgate Hill, EC4; US. 


Talks Je 
My (ail 

My faith and contemporary 
life, by Sir Richard Actand; St 
Lawrence Jewry, Guildhall, 
EC2, 1.15. 

Sixty portraits of David Gar- 
rick. by lain Mackintosh; Mu- 
seum of London, London Wall, 
I. JO. 

Tbe East Anglian period of 
manuscripts painting. 12.30; 
Medieval Apocalypses, 2; both 
by Penelope Wallis; The British 
Library, Grear Russell Street. 

Island Life: Evolution of 
plants in isolated environments; 
Natural History Museum, SW7; 

Caught up into heaven by The 
Revd Norwyn Denny: Liverpool 
Parish Church, Pier Head; J.05. 

Mythology and allegory, by 
Charles Hope; University of 
London, The Warburg Institute, 
Woburn Square. WC1. 5.30. 

Talking psychoanalysis; The 
anatomy or madness: ICA. The 
Mall SWI. 8. 


Craft demonstrations by 
Hemhiil Craft Centre; Alexan- 
der Centre. Favcrsham, 7 JO. 

Spinning, dyeing and weav- 
ing: from fleece to fabric; South 
Hill Park Arts Centre. Bracknell. 
Berks: 1.15. 

Ideal Home Exhibition; Earls 
Court Exhibition Centre. War- 
wick Road. SW5; Mon to Sun 10 
to 8 (ends Man* 31). 

Parliament today 

Commons (230); Debates on 
EEC developments and on re- 
port for 1984 from EEC Court of 

Lords (2.30k Debates on law 
on charities and on governing 
structure for universities and 

Books — hardback 

A Fatal Friendship; The Nawabs. the 
Rosie UeweByn-Jones (Oxford, £15) 

Barbara Wootton, social science and pubfc pofley, 
edited by Philip Bean aid David Whynes (Tavistock, 
Dictionary of Translated Names and 7HI 

books pobfished Wa week, 
and the City of Lucknow, by 

in her honour. 

Kegan Paul. £19.95) 

Tillos, by Adrian Room (Rouffedge & 

Once a Warrior King, Memories of an Officer in Vietnam, by David Donovan 
fWekJenfeid & Nicofeon. £12.95) 

Pill, New Poetry i, edited by Robert Nye (Quartet £1235) 

Poems of Jules Laforgue, translated by Peter Dale (Anvtf, £18) 
PhKostratus, Biography and Bales Lathes in the 3rd Century AD, by 
Graham Anderson (Croom Helm, £27.50) 

The Thatcher Phenomenon, by Hugo Young and Anne Soman (BBC, 
£8.50. paperback £3.95) 

The Unknown Conan Doyle, Letters to the Press, by Arthur Conan Doyle, 
edited and introduced by John Michael Gibeon and Richard Lancelyn Green 
(Seeker & Wartara. £15) 

Uninvited Guests, the intimate Secrets of Television and Radio, by Latvia 
Taylor and Bob Mulian (Chaato & Wtndus, £9.95) 


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Italy Lira 2260.00 

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Births: Gerbardns Mercator, 
cartographer, Rupelmonde, Bel- 
gium. 1512; Giovanni Tiepekt, 
painter, Venice, 1696; Sir Aus- 
ten Layardt archaeologist, ex- 
cavator of Nineveh. Pans, 1817. 

Deaths: Antonio Corrigia, 
painter, Corrigio, Italy, 1534; 
Thomas Ante, com poster (Rule 
Britannia). London, 2 778: 
Alessandro Volta, Como. 1827; 
Sergei Prokofiev, Moscow, 
1953: Joseph Stalin, Mosco. 
1953; Anna Akhmatova, poet, 
Leningrad, (966. 

Heating hotline 

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Hotline will remain in action 
even when the weather warms 
up. For advice and information 
telephone: 01-250 3399. 


Loudon and South nor- A1A Lodge 

Avenue fl^srodosed; traffic traveling 

Road and AHrwfo Why 

Averted vta roundabout *25: CJocfcwtsa 

carriageway o» the M2S Is under rapav 

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at the Swan roundabout 
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on Hentey Ugh Street wtti temporary 

Bahts delaying traffic using Cm Bir- 
rtngftam to Stratford ffcad. MS: 
Contraflow in un W of Bkmingham 

between junction 2 (ZXxfley l and 9 

(HafesowanJ. MS: Roadworks weth SOmph 

meed restttatiori between tanebon 4 

{Brwnsgrove) and junction 5 (Drotiwicft). 
Walea and Weec A472: Roadworks at 

Hengoed-Neteon with temporary signals 

are Ideal y to causa dWays, MkHSSnor- 

can. M& Single One traffic b et ween 

Bnton Ferry and Bagla* delays In bc«h 

(fractions. ASfc VMdetfng war* an 438 
water Road. Satetxny. 

Tha Norte AG66: Traffic Rghts causing 

delays on the Pontsland Road. Kenton 

Bank Foot, Newcastle. AS063: Road- 

works along Traflord Road, Sattcrd, 
betwe e n Broadway and Tayloraon Street: 

single Ere traffic with beat Aversions. 

M* Lone ctosuras on Gateshead West- 

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ScoBandt Gl as gow : Waal Nfle. Street, 

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cancer, their relatives and 
friends. An open meeting for 
volunteers interested in setting 
up a cancer support croup will 
be held on March II at 23 
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Wfi 5HN, at 2-30. For further 
information telephone: 01-833 

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Slush on toWBr slopes 

Soklen 50 180 fair 

Slopes slushy but snow the evening 


(sola 2000 160 230 good 

Excellent skangafl pistes 

Moraine 70 230 good 

Skiing good on upper slopes 


Gourmayeur 150 270 good 

All pistes good 


Andaman 50 160 good 

Slushy patches south facing slopes 

Davos 110 180 good 

Excellent skiing on new snow 

Grirtdelwald 35 100 good 


Mumen 50 170 good 

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6 am to midnight 

London, SE, central S, SW En- 
gland, East Anglia, Midlands, 
Channel Islands, s Wales: Cloudy 
with rain In places at first, soon 
becoming brighter but showers 
later: wind SW moderate or fresh, 
locally strong: max temp 10C (50 F). 

E, NW, central N. NE England, N 
Wales, Lake District, Isle of Man: 
Sunny intervals, scattered showers 
heavy in places later; wind SW fresh 
or strong, occassional gale; max 
temp 8C (46F). 

Borders, Edinburgh, Dundee, 
Aberdeen, Moray Firth; Sunny 
intervals, scattered showers, locally 
heavy later; wind SW fresh or 
stron g^o ccasional gale; max temp 

SW, NE. NW Scotland. Glasgow, 
Central Highlands, Argyll, Orkney, 
Shetland, Northern Ireland: Bright 
or sunny intervals, showers, 
becoming frequent and heavy with 
snow on high ground; wmd SW 
strong to gale, local severe gale; 
max temp 7C (45F). 

Outlook for tomorrow and Friday: 
Showers at first drier on Friday. 
Rather cold in the N. 

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New Moon: March 10. 

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1986. Rwaertd as a newspaper at 
me Post Office. 

£50,000 reward 
for Palme’s killer 

From Christopher Mosey, Stockholm 

something to say, not before," 
he said. 

Mr Holmer rejected local 
press criticism that the police 
had not acted sufficiently 
quickly or efficiently enough. 

He said a police officer 
alerted by a taxi driver who 
had seen the assassin escape in 
the getaway car had arrived 
shortly afterwards. “We came 
close to catching the 

He said police had arrived 
at the scene within minutes of 
being alerted. 

But he admitted that only 
60 police could be mobilized 
in the first hour and only a ISO 
later on Saturday morning and 
that the first police car to 
arrive at the scene had been 
alerted by a private person. 

He said it had not been 
practical to seal off the entire 
city after the assassination. 

Mr Holmer said 600 people 
had been interrogated, of 
whom about 100 bad given 
important information. 

He hoped the reward of half 
a million Swedish kronor 
would temptjjeople 

Letter from Moscow 

Kremlin war on 
everyday graft 

Having only last summer 
launched an ambitious crack- 
down on vodka (without 
ending the curious custom oi 
selling it in bottles without 
replaceable caps), Mr Mikhail 
Gorbachov has used the oc- 
casion of the 27th Commu- 
nist Party Congress to declare 
war on something almost as 
universal in ’the Soviet Union 
— corruption. 

Descn bed by some as an 
endemic condition of com- 
munist societies and by oth- 
ers, who recall the widespread 

corruption which flourished 
here under the tears, as 
endemic in the Russian char- 
acter, plain, old-fashioned 
graft is still very much a part 
of ordinary life for many 
Soviet citizens.. 

As any resident of Moscow, 

is well aware, it is hopelessly 
optimistic to expect a handy- 
man like a plumber or electri- 
cian to perform his job 
properly without a small 
‘'incentive” — such as a bottle 
of the now-scarce vodka — to 
help matters along. 

Similarly for 101 other 
everyday activities, ranging 
from securing 3 ticket to the 
Bolshoi to getting above aver- 
age treatment from the free 

ine health service, a gift (or 
bribe) is often the only guar- 
antee of securing the quality 
of goods or service required. 

Unlike the Middle East or 
parts of Africa, where similar 
backhand payments are de 
rigeur for finding a way 
through red tape and where 
grimy notes frequently 
change hands inside pass- 
ports and the like — things are 
often done more genteelly in 
the Soviet Union. Carefully- 
wrapped parcels are delivered 
to the person in need of 
persuasion on national holi- 
days when there is a general 
tradition of present-giving 
and prying eyes can be avoid- 

Further up the scale, two 
recent examples — some of 
the scores published monthly 
by an official press now under 
Kremlin orders to step up its 
vigilance — help explain the 
magnitude of foe task which 
the Kremlin has set itself. 

One. which occurred in the 
town of Yelets, 300 miles 
south of Moscow, was de- 

scribed by officials astyprea t 
of a practice widespread 
throughout the Camay. It 
arose because mes* Sow 
citizens prefer to. tajft 
teeth capped in ffrfd- nihc r 
than the standanwssuesiam- 
less steel, but distribu tion o f 
the precious meial is strictly 
limited. Thus a th riving c ot- 
tage industry had glows up 
among corrupt doewts pre- 
pared to self tire accessary 
sprovka (forms) to show that 
the patient tjnalificd 
At Polyclinic Number One 
in Yelets, doctors were charg- 
ing the equivalent ofxIOO for 

the profits with a ringindud 
ing a dentist and a nurse. 
Vigilance by the focri corrup- 
tion squad uncovered The 
ring (whose cfioHS, appropri- 
ately enough, were e aa sted 
by a worker i n a loca l sweet 
factory) and sentences ran g ed 
from four to six years apieee. 

A more serious fate await- 
ed two senior official s at the 

state abattoir m the Kiigizam 

town of Totanalcsteya. who 
were both shot late last year 
after being convicted ofm as- 
ternzinding an i n g eni ous 
scheme for doaUfro wMig 
collective farms which deliv- 
ered their animals for slaugh- 
ter. The ringleaders netted a 
staggering £1.1 milliwi'’ . 

According to senior Krem- 
lin sources, the newcampajgn 
will also be aimed at Made 
marketeers who proliferate m 
every main population: cen- 
tre. and whose current top- 
selling fines indude Sony. 
Walkmans, video recorders, 
digital watches and, as a 
collector's item, cassettes of 
foe film Rambo with a 
dubbed-over commentary in 
Russian. ‘ 

Since details of the new 
anti-corruption drive were 
outlined to foreign corre- 
spondents bv Mr Gddar 
Aliyev, one of tbe only mem- 
bers of the Politburo id ever 
bold a press conference on 
domestic issues, a number of 
emboldened members xrf 
Moscow's 8, 000-strong for- 
eign community have de- 
clared their intention of 
boycotting this per tin ent 
form of low-tewd graft. 

Christopher Walker 


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