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No. 62,58 5 



TIMES 


FRIDAY OCTOBER 10 1986 


Lawson reaffirms pledge of tax cuts and zero inflation 


nowe savages 
Kinnock over 


f ? ir , Geoffrey Howe, attacking 
^ Labours defence policy, said Mr 

Kinnock was ‘‘unfit to lead the nation” 

• Mr Nigel Lawson, the Chancellor, 
renewed his pledge .to achieve zero" 
inflation and. cot standard income f ox 


‘ • Lord Young, of G raffham annnnp cfd 
new measures to help people under 25 
who have been jobless for six months 
• Mr Michael Heseltine unreSed h£$< 
personal manifesto for the leadership of 
the Conservative Party 


m 


By Robin OaJdey, Political Editor 


M f : 


Mr 



Sir Geoffrey Howe, the 
foreign Secretary, . yesterday 
intensified the 'attacks on 
Labour's defence policy, 
which the Government has 
resolved to make the 
centrepiece of the next general 
election campaign, with the 
most savage assault yet on Mr 
Neil Kinnock. 

He warned the Conser- 
vative conference in Bourne- 
mouth: “Last week Mr 
Kinnock said that he would' ' 
not let his country die for him. 
The danger is that it could die ^ 
because of him." 

He accusal the Labour 
leader of a willingness to allow 
Britain's defences to be weak- 
ened which made him “unfit 
to direct the affairs of this 
nation”. 

Tory leaders are convinced 


that Labour's unilateralist line 
is chiefly responsible for their 
own recovery in the opinion 
polls. 

Mrs MargarelTbatcher win 
intensify 1 : the attack on 
Labour's defence policy in her 
concluding speech to the con- 
ference today, a speech in 


Next week 



ine the standard nueoflax to 2 Sp , 
icir in the pound, though he did 
ion not offer a timetable. 

Mr Lawson too- won his 
will warmest ovation ever from a : 
on - Tory conference: But the clos- 
her est be came to comment on 
on- the falling pound and the fear 
in of an imminent rise in interest 
“““ rates was his promise: “We 
Conference reports 4 will not engage m an irrespon- 
Geoffrey Smith 4 i sibfe spending, spree. 

Thatcher’s losers : 16 "We will keep borrowing 
Leading article . 17 .^!y . undo- control Unlike . 
r^r|A „ all the other parties, who 

Frank Johnson 26 inmasc gucation, out 

which she will elm underiine ' 

Th? Fo^S. Secretary's 

most succSd conference ^^ 2 S? 3 L“^ dwhcn,t 
speech so fer was loudly « prudent to^so- haf 

cheered, underlining his T JJf. «S )n SSSnn? which 

ass sfl’iss; 'SSiy wSS 

Meanwhile. the borromngand higher taaes for 

blamed Labour for 

?!L^,^ :on 2 !? 1 C iJ^P nt xG^ the agitation in the foreign 
“Sri* ^LJJLr • .exchaSe markets, saying: “ft 

would be back 10 die rake’s 
drtMM^^hSfflrcS P«g«ss of the 197te. with 
reduced to zero and to reduce Contmaed on page 26, col 6 


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Mr Cedi Parkinson, with his wife Aim at 
Bournemouth yesterday, returned to a 
Conservative Party conference for the first 
tune since he resigned three years ago. The 
appearance of the former party chairman at 
the conference was an important step 


towards Mr Parkinson's eventual return to 
the Government if the Conservatives win the 
next election. Mr Parkinson made dear 
yesterday that he did not expect to come 
back to the Government before the election 
or to have a special role in the campaign. 


Bang goes 
the City 

Latef tftia-monfr 
the shackles come 
off the fffiaricia3= 
marketsinr.the;. 
most radical reform 
in City history.. It' 
will affect all of 
us, not just the 
winners arid losers 
in the square 
mile. In another 
important series, 
The Times assesses 
the changes and', 
their consequences 


By David Smith, Economics Correspondent 


’ , confuted ;DM2£5IQ, despite a- firming 

me£sage io tht' ConaaiTejvt m tfconey market -raits ia a 
^ Jgvdb sd g gfcstia fe a one pomt 


reassure the CMriem# markets, insem base rates. „ agnea: aunug me wesusna 

Qw analysts beBwe base The sterling index dosed at affair m January, attracted tiie 
rates win baveto tisebyl or 2 67J, up 0.4 on Wednesday’s biggest fringe meetmg audi- 
dercept next week. tow. but down finm the 67.8 enceof^ tnewok. 

. -Mr Nisei Lawson did not fevd reached shortly before , He was irapheitiy mticalof 
mention the poantTs plight in Mr LawSon’&speeeb. . ? ^Sw. eran,eT, VL 

6is>eech, hopes of The Chancellor is expected ^SSESrS poSw™ ^ 

an mraatzve, such as . em to buHd on yesterday’s speech ^ 

mto the European Monemry ~exi Thmiday in his yearly 
System. 10 support filing. Mansioii^Se address rntbe 

. | 

• He was Clearly putting him- 

SS^Ina fcw .miniites it sdfforv^ ^ibemanoffte 


Heseltine 
pitches for 
leadership 

By Philip Webster 
Chief Political 
Correspondent 
Mr Michael Heseltine yes- 
terday set out his personal 
manifesto foe; the leadership of 
the Conservative Party with a 
programme.te^ed on a inyest- 
joent of ppbbc and priyafe 
money to . tackle ^nnempfoy- 
merit and a - fight to regain 


OM^®;despite a-finmng power inthe rados^oiBK^. 
iir tffifey mJuket -ijdts' tiora ^• Hte^fora ^ S eatfary of 
Ifivdr- slstdiok t one pomt State for Defence, Who rc- 
rise m base rates. „ r . M: drag *e Westiimd 
’ The sterling index dosed at affair m January, attracted the 
675, up 0.4 on Wednesday’s biggest fringe meeting audi- 
tow. but down from the 67.8 ena of the 
level reached shortly before • He was iraplicnly CTmcal of 
•Mr Lawton's-speeeh. . tiie Government s efforts to 

-n,o rK,„«.n«r tc oTtvrtwf dral-with unemployment and 


New measures to 
aid young jobless 

By a Staff Reporter 

A series of measures to help help group Jobdubs from the j 
the unemployed were an- present 250 to 1,000 by next : 
nounced yesterday by Lord March and, if necessary, to 
Young of Grafiham, the Sec- 2,000 by next summer, 
retary of State for Employ- The Government win be 
meaL encouraging the private sector 

The measures affect anyone to set them up and is thinking 
under 25 ‘who has l?een un- of paying them around £100 ; 
employed for six months apd .for each person who isfounda 
axe:-- — • * job, on top of administrative 

•The Manpower "Services ex P eDses - 


Commission has been' asked 
to increase the number of self- 


1 



• The £4,000 prize in 
The Times Portfolio 
Gold competition was 
won outright yesterday 
by Mr J.F.l-angtey, of 
Stanmore, flffiddlesex. 
Details, page 3. 

• There is another 
£4,000 to be won today. 
Portfolio list, page 33; 
roles and how to play, 
information service, . 
page 26. 


The Queen- and the Duke of 
Edinburgh begin a six-day 
state visit to China on Sunday, 
ihe first by a British monarch. 
A Special Report looks at the 
iiosi country Pages 18-23 


times business 


Rescue off 

Ex tel Group has abandoned 
its plans io rescue McCorquo- 
dale, the banknote pnntff. 
which is the. subject of a £145 
million takeover bidfroro 
Norton Qpax Page *7 


dloi-s promise ot a reduction when he spoke of the 

i the. basic rats of income rax need to win the argument all 

• _ lo 25p in the pound. The FT over again “in language that 

traded a?SM235 just 30 30.shaie ^ advanced 20 embn^S toda/TS and 

poinS^Iferito^i^tte Pg.^' ^ ^ ^ addrcSS 

mark was cut to a pfennig at Rates nse expected, page 27 today s problems. 

Football Pretoria tightens 
‘dMdlin? grip on opponent 

• llv ril l lll lv From Muiael HoTnsby,Johannesburg -• 

Bv John Goodbody The South African Govern- liaraent for whites, India 

Snorts News Correspondent raent .yesterday tightened and' mixed-rare Colour© 
w restrictions on its extra-pariia- claims a membership of 1 

The Government yesterday mentary political opponents tween one and two milli 
renewed action .against hooli- by : declaring the -United- people in more than 7 
Mnism by insisting that -the Etemocratic Front (UDS-7Q . affiliated bodies, h shares 1 
Football League introduces be “an affected oigamratiOn”, political aims of the outlaw 
membership schemes in afl 92 thereby ■ jHtfoibrting it ■ from y African National Congress. 

r* 1 _ j 


grip on 


From Miduud Hornsby, Johannesburg; - 
The South African Govern- liaraent for whites, Indians 
roent yesterday tightened and ' mixed-rare Coloureds, 
restrictions on its extra-pariia- claims a membership of be- 
mentary political opponents tween one and two million 
by : dedarmg the United- preple in more than 700 
Etemocratic' Front (UDF) lo . affiliated bodies, h shares the 
be “an affected mgamzation", political aims of the outlawed 


member dubs. 


receiving funds from overseas. • ^ rarhaii a said he be-- 
Mr Azhar Cach^ha, the lieved that, while the UDF as 
ypF Sj national tre^urer; ex- a co&ctive could not raise 
fo®? ^ .• filncfe abroad, there would be 

Govenunoit v. move : : nothing to stop its rndrvidual 

presage the ^nniiig of the : affiliates continuing to do so 
orga ni s at i o n, wmcasufl [nram- ? on their own account The 


Mr Richard Tracey* the - Mr Azhar Cadkdia, the 
Sports Minister, told the Fool- uDFs national treasurer, ex- 
bail League ahd the' FpoloaO prassoi “grave fears" that the 
A«ociation'thal they bavtsix Government’s move could 


v^ks-to report dhhowTbey ^ the tenmng of ffie : SS rehSi'ng to <to ro 
will carry onUhe-damand: - 0I ganisaiKm,whiclLStin nram- • ^ ^ account. The 

The Government.is angry at iams a tenuous legal existence, udf would be. “hurt but not 
the, League’s expau^Qn -m though thousands of its grass- to such an extent that it will be 
Luton Town from the roots members are in. jaiL crrooled” - 
Liltlewoods. Cup becau«; of Mr. Carfialia said that “50 - w - . ■ . ^ 

theirban on away fans.vduch p^- cent of our .foods reme 

is a natural extension of the from abroad" ’mainly from £ 1 £ „ f 

membership srheme. ■’ Scandinavian- countries. ■■ 5B2S'SSnJf 

A spokesman for the Sports Under- the terras of the Gov- . 

MinistCT said: “We want every eminent order, ’ the..UDF .is US™ LESSSSI 


to such an extent that it will be 
9tppled’ , '. •■■■.. 

. The only other organization 
at present declared “affected" 
is -the National Union of 


50 injured 
as bus 
falls 60ft 

By Angella Johnson 

Women and children were 
among more than 50 people 
injured when, a bus packed 
.with shoppers crashed and 
plunged 60 feet down an 
embankment in a South Wales 
village yesterday. - . ' " * 

The double-decker bus was 
carrying over 70 passengers to 
a superstore, m ..UansamJet, 
near Swansea^ when it ca- 
reered off. the- road in 
Pontrhydyfen, West. Glam or- 
j gan . and . narrowly 1 missed 
plungrbg into ‘ a ' river. It . is 
believed a’tyrebursL 


• A new job training scheme 
wiD be fe^d providing Six 
months’ of iraning-and work 
experience leading to a rec- 
ognized vocational qualifica- 
tion for anyone who has been 
more than six months without 
a job. Trainees will be paid an 
allowance equivalent to their 
unemployment benefit plus 
travelling expenses. 

• The Restart programme is 
to be extended to those who 
have been unemployed for six 
months. 

• Rules of the Employment 
Allowance Scheme, which al- 
lows unemployed people £40 a 
week in lieu of benefit to start 
their own businesses, are to be 
relaxed to allow those drawing 
the allowance to participate in 
franchise operations. 

Scheme working, page 2 

Prisoner 
freed at 
gunpoint 

By Stewart Tendier 
Crime Reporter 

Scotland Yard detectives 
were Iasi night bunting a 
convicted robber serving 18 
years who was seized at 
gunpoint from prison officers 
amid dense traffic on a street 
in the West End of London. 

Rifat Mehmet, aged 29, was 
freed in an orchearated plan 
which went mto action after 
he- left a county court heating 
at lunchtime. He was' under 
■escort to reuirn to the Albany 
. Prison on the Isle ofWight but 
vanished with his rescuer, 
after • a prison . officer was 


Rebel Botham 

lan Botham flew to Australia 
with the England .cncket party 
amid allegations that he had 
agreed 10 join the “rebels 
who played in South .Africa m 
1981 Page 41 


TMES RESULTS 


Bar passes 

Bar examination ^ sses 
the Michaelmas Term are 
published today Page-41 


Minister said: “We want every eoiraenl 01 
dub to have ' at least 50 w prohibited : 
cent of the ground covered .by 1 [ng funds a! 
membership ; schemes^atid. be usmg any f 
working towards .100 per .posessiork 


prohibited not only from rais- .WaRKSSSSSra 

um fiinds abroad but also from 

feiw in Hs 


cent" Police swoop, page 6 

Details, page 46 


The' UDF. founded in 1983 
to oppose the. tricam era! Par- 


wise restricted; its activity. 

O’Brien cancels, page 8 


control throwing- screaming 
passengers into Ihe air and 
trapping others under the 
wreckage as it laiided upright 
on its wheels at the edge of the 

river. 

Twelve people were seri- 
ously injured in the accident 
’ Photograph, page 6 


By Roger Boyes 
East Europe Correspondent 
Thousands of h uman brai ns 


what they "need for diagnostic 
or. scientific '.purposesj That 
was the. basis of the brains-for- 
dollare business transacted be- 


Hobk Ne«S _2-0 
OrfTMMS 7-10 
Appis “ 

Arts ■ 
Births. cSeains. 
nantages 24 
Busings 27-« 
Chrw ,2 

CnS^Wbl 4 *^ 
Dta? 1J 

Events * 
FwWTtt 1W® 


Las Report 41 

Lewfm! JZ 

Letters 
M otonoti 

Obituary 34 

Psriianwnt 5 

Sale Room 24 

■TV* ^ 

Ueatber f® 


have been smuggled out of professor Lastio and an 

Hungary for use by, Western Italian .company, Serono, 
pharmaceutical companies, in according- w- the Hungarian 
a macabre Easi-West corrup- state prosecutor. • 

PratoTusz'o.-.&X 


vanant 
come U 
week o 


in liuhi in the inai uiis a ssecuon mum w »» ««•- 
S* foe 1 deputy " toad of emy - one of the best m 
y* .. .. -i Coetom Piitwte — and suR- 


Medical Academy. 


Eastern Europe - and sug- 
gested that the workers deliver 


, 13-161 Wills 
* ft * * 


Ptn1>«Qr Ferenc Laszlo. gested that me wonrers oenver 

^?n many Western countries about four extra brains a weeK 
the approval ofrelaiives is to his laboratory- For ewry 
n«ded^before organs are re- pituitary gland (hypophysis) 
2SvSS corpse* but in the, part of the- bram that 

Hungary locibrs can .rake produces the growth hormone 


-.he would tip them three 
forints (now about 5. pence). 

The pay-off* eventually rose 
to about 40 : ; forints a brain 
when the assistants in the 
dissection room realized that 
Professor Laszlo was raking m 
many thousands . of pounds 
from the Italians. Until- his 
recent arrcst the professor had 
allegedly, disposed of .almost 
5.000 brains. • . 

Altogether, according to the 
prosecutor. Professor Laszlo 
made about four million 
forints (£60.000 pounds)- 

The investigators seem to. 
havesuspected. bim when.be . 
asked the. Italian company to 
cover the . costs ; . of his 
participation in a . -.scientific 
' * 

— .“-“■iw;* a-ws.- 1 " 


congress in Utrecht in The 
Netherlands. A thousand dol- 
lars (£700) was paid into an 
account' — fll^al under 
Hungarian’ law-'.— admin- 
istered by a Hungarian who 
emigrated to TbeNetherlands 
after tiie \ 95jJupnSing. : ’■ 

’ The pituitary gland is a 
valuable, part of the body for 
Western researchers and com- 
panies experimenting with, 
growth hormones. 

The trial continues. It is 
sparsely reported in Hungary, 
but the fragments leaking 
from the courtroom have 
shocked the-, country, where 
the highesl ambition of many 
mothers is that their; .son 
becomes a doctoror demist • 


Saudi 
leak 
prompts 
new fear 

By Nicholas Beestoo 

There were fears yesterday 
of a new diplomatic crisis 
between Britain and Saudi 
Arabia, after a Scottish news- 
paper published in frill , a 
confidential Foreign Office 
dispatch critical of Saudi cus- 
toms and habits. 

Although the Foreign Office 
tried to dampen down the 
effects the document could 
have on bilateral relations. 
Jedda has yei to respond to its 
publication. 

The Foreign Office has or- 
dered an immediate inquiry 
into how ihe confidential dis- 
patch. from Sir James Craig 
the former ambassador to 
Sauda Arabia, to Sir Geoffrey 
Howe, the Foreign Secretary, 
fell into the hands of ihe press. 

The Saudi Embassy in 
London said that the mailer 
was a British affair and that it 
could not comment “because 
the document has not been 
authenticated”. 

The Foreign Office by its 
own inference has mode it 
dear the dispatch is genuine 
and forms part of a dispatch 
by Sir James shortly before he 
left his post in 1984. 

The Government is seeking 
to prevent a repetition of the 
furore caused in Saudi Arabia 
by the screening of the tele- 
vision documentary. “Death 
of a Princess”, after which Sir 
James helped mend relations 
with Britain. 

This time the Government 
is concerned over two issues: 
next month's visit by the 
Prince and Princess of Wales 
and multi-billion pound Tor- 
nado aircraft deaL 

The incident came to a head 
early yesterday morning when 
the Glasgow Herald published 
the embarrassing text, a day 
after the High Court m 
London banned its publica- 
tion in the New Statesman 
magazine. 

The document is a personal 
account by Sir James which 
discusses Saudi attitudes to- 
wards work, religion and for- 
eigners. Some of the remarks 
are critical of the Saudis, 
although the general thrust of 
thedrspAtch is not derogatory. 

Mr Arnold Kemp, the 
Hertld's editor, said he had 
taken legal advice before 
publication and that the ruling 
in London stopping the New 
Statesman from publishing 
the document had no bearing 
in Scottish courts. He would , 
not disclose how the news- 
paper obtained the dispatch. 


The top deck ofihe bus was sighed on the chin with a 
ripped off as it rolled out of Stanley knife. 


Hopeful 
Reagan 
flies to 
summit 

From Mohs in All 
Washington 

President Reagan said yes- 
terday that success at the 
Iceland US-Soviet meeting 
was not guaranteed, but if Mr 
Mikhail Gorbachov, the So- 
viet leader, "comes to Iceland 
in a truly co-operative spirit, I 
think we can make some pro- 
gress". 

He said: *'t have long be- 
lieved that if we are to be 
successful in pursuing peace, 
wc must face the tough issues 
directly and honestly and with 
hope. We cannot pretend that 
differences aren't there, seek 
to dash off a few quick agree- 
ments. and then give speeches 
about the spirit of Reykjavik. 

“Wc ha\e serious problems 
with the So\ici position on a 
great many issues, and success 
ts not guaranteed." 

He said his goal at the two- 
day meeting was peace and 
freedom throughout the 
world. Reykjavik could be a 
useful stop and "if we per- 
severe, the goal of a better, 
safer world will some day be 

The arrival of President 
Reagan in Reykjavik last 
night spelt the end to 20 yearn 
of dark television screens in 
the country on Thursdays 
(Renter reports). The State 
Broadcasting Corporation, 
which gives viewers the chance 
to have one day a week free of 
TV, covered the airport cere- 
monies live. 

Build-up to summit 7 
Beset by scandal 16 

ours and all the world's.” 

President Reagan said it 
would be essentially a private 
meeting between him and Mr 
Gorbachov. They would hot 
have large staffs with them nor 
is it planned that they sign 
substantive agreements. 

"We will, rather, review the 
subjects that wc intend to pur- 
sue. with redoubled effort 
afterwards — looking toward a 
possible full-scale summit” . 

He said they would be 
talking franklv about the dif- 
ferences between their coun- 
tries’ on the nrajor issues on 
the East-West agenda — arms 
reduction, human rights, re- 
gional conflict, and bilateral 
contacts. 

He said the United States 
must never forget people like 
Yuri Orlov, the Soviet dis- 
sident who was released only a 
week ago from Siberian exile. 
Continued on page 26, col 5 


Curb on gas share sales 


Foreigners will be pre- 
vented from cashing in 
quickly on British Gas shares 
if they are allowed to buy them 
in the November flotation. 

British Gas may allow small 
overseas investors to join 
foreign institutions in ally- 
ing for shares, but its advisers 
want to avoid the immediate 


profit-taking that came after 
the British Telecom sale. 

Banks taking part in any 
overseas share offering, which 
is expected to account for up 
to 20 per cent of the equity, 
will have to make an active 
market in British Gas shares. . 

Details, Page 27 


The most candid 
political memoirs 
in recent history 





Mehmet. convicted in Octo- 
ber 1983 for robbery, pos- 
session of a firearm with 
intent and actual bodily harm, 
was brought up to a London 
prison on Wednesday for a 
nearing in chambers at the 
Bloomsbury and- Marylebone 
County Court. Mehmet was 
applying for access to his 
child. 

Staff from Albany were with 
Mehmet from Walworth 
Road, south London, during 
the’ hearing. They left the 
court with him to enter a 
prison van waiting in Maryle- 
bone Road. The prisoner was 
handcuffed to an officer. 

■ As Mehmet got into the van 
he began to struggle; with his 
escort. The door of the prison 
van opened and a mao ap- 
peared brandishing a hand- 
gun. He ordered.tbe handcuffs 
to be taken off. * 

Once Mehmet was released 
he rah off with the armed man 
to a waiting car which sped 
off 

Mehmet and the other man 
ran' ’-across the six-lane ' road, 
jumping a barrier on the 
central', section, before dis 1 
‘appearing down a side road 
nearBaBeeStreei- 



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A BALANCE 

OF POWER 



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HOME NEWS 


THE TIMES FRIDAY OCTOBER 10 1986 


NEWS SUMMARY 


Unionists reject 
Tory overtures 


Ulster Unionist MP$ are refusing to nrfe ont a deal to put 
Mr Neil Kiuuoek, feeJU J*wr Party leader, into Darning 
Street in the event of the next general election prodscang a 
bung Parliament (Philip Webster. writes). .. . • , m - 

Despite efforts at the Ginsei^atiw coherence m 
Boarnemouth' this week to persnadethe 15MPs tacfcmtD 
.the fold, Mr J tones Molyneanx, le ader of the Offical 
Unionists, and bis coUexgnes.afe refusing to gfre a 
ra in mi fi w »nf (0 beep the Comer ntiwsitfporcr'bWBse of 
their anger over die Anglo-Irish agreement. 

Conservative ministers are dubious abont Ac Unionist 
threat. They point eat that the Labour le a dership is 
committed to tbe Anglo-Irish deal as welL 
But there are to be strenuous efforts to heal, the breach. 
Last night Mr Tom. King. SecretaryofState for Northern 
I reland, caM the GovetnraoitV task was to breads, the cyde^ 
of distrust and owwo-operatiop. ' 


Sealink 
talks fail 


Leaders of the National 
Union of Seamen are urg- 
ing members to reject 
Seal ink's latest offer over 
job losses. 

. Sealink, whose ferry ser- 
vices have been crippled for 

more than a week, are 
seeking 482 redundancies 
alter a merger with Chan- 
nel Island Fortes. 

The company has offered 
to increase pay by 5 per 
cent and make a £500 
payment to staff who ac- 
cept new terms of 
employment. 

Two hoars of talks broke 
down yesterday and the 
onions said they noaid not 
seek another meeting. - 


Brent to 
explain 


Mr Kenneth Baker, Sec- 
retary of Stale for. Educa- 
tion, has called on the 
leaders of Brent conntil in 
north . London to account 
for their suspension of the 


bead teacher of Sndbnry 
- /Mark 


Infants: School /Mar 
Dowd writes). 


Miss 'Maureen Mc- 
Goldrick, aged 38; was' 
suspended at the end of last . 
term .for allegedly idling 
the council she wanted no 
more Mack teachers at her 
school. The National 
Union of Teachers is ex- 
pected to take the council to. 
court . next week to seek 
reinstatement' .. 


Aberfan fund hit 


The costs of a village community centre set bp as a me- 
morial to the Aberfan disaster 20 years age are so great 
that the trustees have been told the endowment fond wiU 
disappear (Tim Jones writes). 

The community centre, which includes a swimming pool, 
is funded from interest earned on the £25(1000 which 
remains invested. But tint return is not sufficient to meet 
the costs and the trustees fear they will have to start draw- 
ing on the capital. 

The trustees will meet Merthyr Tydfil Borough Council 
today to ask for help and to discuss the future of the centre, 
which was built wife £35(1000 from the disaster fond. . . 


Lords get 


Vjuty . 


new duke 


The Dake of York is 
expected to be introduced 
in the House of Lords next 
February (Sheila Gram 
writes). 

In an elaborate proce- 
dure which dates bade to 
1539, he win swear tire 
oath of allegiance and take 
his seat., on the ■£< 
crossbencheS. He is not-(r 
expected to make any * 
speeches or take part in 
debate. 

Buckingham Palace yes- 
terday said no date had 
been fixed for his introduc- 
tion. But House of Loots 1 
sources predicted it would 
be b February. 



‘Brain drain’ strike 


Members of all five unions at the Atomic Weapons 
Research Establishment at Aldermnston, near Newbury, 
Berkshire, staged a 24-boor strike from midnight on 
Wednesday in protest at pay rates. 

They are rending a delegation of onion representatives 
to London to meet Lord Trefgame, Minister of Sate for 
Defence Procmement The workers, bdading electricians, 
plumbers and other staff, want pay rises in line with 
scientific and professional staff at Aktennaston and the 
nuclear arms factory at Burgfafield near by, who were 
awarded wage increases of np to £2^XH) a year last year to 
stop them drifting to higher paid jobs abroad. 


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Wrangle hits moves to speed up trials 


World Chess 


By Frances Gibb 


Legal AflafrsCorrespondem 


The propiosais are an im- amorig his officials, however, 
portant plank of the • that if statutory time limits - 
Lord Chancellor’s of- Government's plans to. speed which will operate along the 
ficials are at odds with those of. up die lime taken to .bring . lines of the 110 -day rule in 
the Home Secretary over Goy- cases to trial, cut court back-.- Scotland - bite oh too many 

logs and delays and reduce the- cases, tharwffl only dog up the 
numbers of prisoners awaiting 


eminent proposals to bring in 
statutory limits.on the lime, 
allowed to bring cases to triaL 
They cannot agree on how 
stiff to make the time limits 
which lawyers- wiD lave to 
obey or face having their cases 
thrown out of the lists and, as 
a result, implementation' is. 
now unlikely until spriig next 
year. 


.remand. 

The rise in the crown court 
caseload^ a big headache and 
the Lord Chancellor Is ex- 
pected to outline measures to 
tackle it when he opens a new 
crown court building in We- 
wqrth, wen London, today. 

There is some concern 


overburdened -crown court 
system further. 

The' Home Office would 
like to set the limits so that 90 
per cent of cases coming 
before the courts will fell 
within the specified number of 
days, with disciplinary sanc- 
tions, including being thrown 
out of the lists, taken against 


the other 10 per cent unless 
the prosecution can convince 
the judge otherwise. 

Officials bad originally 
hoped to bring in time lunts in' 
four areas this autumn, and 
across ‘the country- at the start - 
of next year. * 

But implementation is now 
unlikely Wore next spring for 
Maidstone in Kent, Bristol 
and Birmingham, where ntiot 
projects have been taking 
placKand for London aha the 
rest ortfie country later ip the 
year. . . 


The 1 results ofthe pilot 
projects are still being studied 


The limits tested in pitot 
projects were' 56 days to 
summary trial or 70 days to 
committal: then afier commit- 
tal, 112 days to the taking of 
the-plea imhemown court In- 
Southwark, south London, 
which like the rest of the 
ra ni tal -fas the most acute 
problems of delay, a more 
generous limit of 182days has 
been set from committal to the 
plea-taking. 


Challenger 
agrees to 
draw alter 
ultimatum 




surge in 
, youn 



By Nkholas. Wood, Political Reporter 
Conservative Party 


agers are dawning a s 

the wake of 


man- 
ia 

membership in 
last mete’s Labour Party con- 
ference in Blackpool 
The first four days of replies 
from a direct mail shot to 
80,000 young householders 
have generated 3,200 positive 
inquiries, 380 new members 
and a substantial sum for 
party funds. 

The October dispatch 'wait 
out. on..the_ Thursday of fee. 
Labour conference and has 
already more than paid for 
itself— returns . are - running 
well ahead of those for 
September, which coincided 
wit h the SDP and liberal 
conferences. 

The figures woe disclosed 
by Sir Christopher Lawson, 
director of the special services 
unit at Tory Central Office: 

The dirert mail campaign, 
intended to reach around 10 
million people by next sum- 
mer, is boosting morale at 
headquarters after a 
led - attempt: to woo the 
expatriate- - vote . y - 
Onfee basis" of tiie -first 
results, it is forecast to raise 
more than £1 miflionfor party 
coffer s . The money is badly 
needed to reduce an overdraft 
said to be. as much as 
£3 millio n. 

Sir Christopher said: “After 
four days, we have had more 
money arid more new mem- 
bers than we had in the whole 
of September^ . 

“It didn't happen after the 
Liberal conference, but im- 
mediately after Labour the' 
responses shot sky high.” 
Describing the reaction as 


“quite extraordinary”. Sir 
Christopher said that the La- 
bour conference had evidently 
triggered a “critical area” in 
the minds of the-25 to 34 age 
group. 

Research will now be car- 
ried out to see i£ as party 
strategists believe, defence is 
their opponents' Achilles heel, 
or whether. there are other key 
areas to exploit in the hunt for 
votes. . 

. The, 8 Q,QQQ^Hmonth mad-, 
ing to young householders 
consists of a letter- from Mr 
Norman-Tebbit extolling the 
Conservative record on infla- 
tion and home ownership. 
This age group Ts seen as 
especially important to the 
Tories because polling ev- 
idence has indicated a big 
drop in support since the 1983 
election. 

It also includes a reply-paid 
questionnaire which seeks to 
identify areas of concern to 
potential Conservative voters 
to help, in policy formulation 
and', planning ...media 

nwnp a mw. . i. : * * 

Sir Christopher said .tire 

Ijsnfll- res p onse Wa r plfl Hinvt 

mad shot was about 15 to 3 
percent. The September figure 
was 51 per cent and October, 
after four days, was up to 4 per 
cent 

Other groups in the 10 
millio n iaiget audience are 
first-time voters aged 18 to 25, 
shareholders in - newly pri- 
vatized :state- finite :suri as 
British: Telecom and people 
living in seats the Gutter* 
vatives must hold to -retain 
power. 



ffan* Raymond Keeue 
Leningrad. 

the twenty-fourth, and final 
game 'of the World Chess 
Championship was agreed 
drawn yesterday without for. 
therptey. .. • 

The game had beeh ad- 
journed on Wednesday with 
Anatoly Karpov, unwiljinfc to 
concede the. draw ... 
would give Gaiy' Kaspopv 
halTa point The sealed move 
by Karpov, playing Hack, was 
4j.Jlb4 check.: ... \ r , 
Kasparov not only retained 
his titiebuiwon the matife-by 
1216. points to' life. .. '• V- . 
In a ceremony shortly after 

the official agreement to dratf, 
Kasparov was handed: his 
prize cheque of £17QjOQPt- 
which the world champion 
endorsed in .fevotir of the 
Chernobyl disaster fund. ;' 

In an interview afterwards 
belaid that in his view it was 
highly unethical for Karpov to 
insist on amounting game 24 
in a patently .drawn position. 

Kasparov had issued, jfe 
ultimatum to his. opponent; 
“If.no draw offer is forthcom- 
ing by the deadline of 1 anion 
Wednesday night/Thursday 


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Sarah Hamilton and tfcebnDet that was fairer head for three months 


Coufoure legate, pace 4 


Battle lines drawn 
for defence cash 


By Mkhael Evans, Whitehall Correspondent 


Mr George Younger, Sec- 
retary of State for Defence, is 
on a collision coarse with the 
Treasury over his request fix’ 
extra money, believed to be 
between £300 and £400 mfl- 
lion, to maintain defence 
spending next year. 

Last week h was suggested 
in Whitehall that the expen- 
diture battle between the Min- 
istry of Defence and the 
Treasury could be resolved 
soon without having to refer 
the matter to the so-called star 
chamber of ministers which is 
expected to be set up next 
week. 

It was even proposed that' 
Mr.-Younger would be asked 
to be a member ofthe special 
committee which each year 
has settled differences be- 
tween spending departments 
and die Treasury about public 
expenditure levels. 

But Mr Younger has not 
been, invited to join the star 
chamber which noli be headed 
by Lord Whitdaw because he 
bas-fafled-to resolve his fund- 
ing-problem in -bilateral fas- - 
cussions with Mr John 
MacGregor, Chief Secretary to 
the Treasury. 

Mr Younger, faced with the 
reality of a no-growth budget 
for the first time instead of the 


warning system, which has 
now become a choice between 
the British Nimrod and the 
American Boeing company's 
E-3 Awac 

IfNimrod foils to meet RAF 
specifications, Mr Younger 
will be forced to go for the 
Awac alternative and that 
could cost about £250 million 
more than Nimrod. 

The star chamber delibera- 
tions wil] have to be com- 
pleted in time for Mr Nigel 
Lawson, the Chancellor, to 
make his statement on public 
expenditure next-month. 


Steel shifts line on 
Enro-deterrent 


Mr David Steel no lo 
believes that the idea or a 
minimum European nuclear 
deterrent is necessarily the 
answer to the Alliance defence 


problems, sources dose to the 
Liberal 


leader said yesterday. 

. -He is understood to believe 
that it would now be prudent 
for the Alliance to keep its 
options open rather than com- 
mit itself to any one particular 
solution. 


Mr Steers new thinking is 


clearly reflected in an article 
onderem 


normal 3 per cent growth, bas- 
ils colleagues in the 


warned h 
Cabinet that be already has to 
make some very difficult do- . 
cisions on defence spending. 

The extra money he 


is 


ice that he has written 
for today's Liberal News in 
which he does not once men- 
tion the idea of a European 
deterrent. 

. “Defence and disarmament 
is our policy,” he says. . . 

A narrow majority, 55 per 


requesting for next year is said- cent. of the British people 


to be vital to maintain a 
number of important project; 
whose peak payment periods 
will be coming up in the next 
three years. 


Mr Youngers most presting . 
problem is the airborne early. 


wants Britain to maintain is 
existing nuclear, capacity, 
i*hfle 33 per cent want to 
abandon nuclear weapons, 
according to a Gallup poll 
commissioned by tire $DP. 
Only 7 percent want a nuclear 
arsenal increase. 


Girl had 
bullet in 
her scalp 


By Craig Setoo 

For three months Sarah 
HamUtno, aged 10, walked 
around with a. ballet in her 
head, thinking it was a sore. 

After doctors, had removed 
the mksila, a senior police 
officer said: “She is A very 
focky little rirr. 

_ Sarahs afWard Eqd, Bir- 
mingham, was'waBring with a 
friend to a fish and chip hhop 
in July when she felt a sharp 
pain on the crown of her head. 

She thought she had been 
lift by a stone and, two days 
later, she saw a doctor who 
ive her o in t ment for the 


But yesterday, as her 
brother, Panl, aged 18, washed 
her hair he saw a pfece of 
metal sticking ©at of her head. 

She was taken' 'to Bir- 
mingham General Hospital 
where doctors removed t 


bullet. 

Det Snpt Michael Foster 
said: “It is a >22 calibre ballet, 
bat oar firearms people have 
never seen anything tike ft 
before and we are having ft 

wamhwtl 

“We do not know whether It 
was fired intentionally at Sa- 
rah, hot we are treating it as a 
▼cry serious incident 

Sarah,' with a small bald 
na tch on her sealn maiidna 
the spot where doctors had 
removed the . bofiet, . said: 

Everyone has told me that I 
was very lucky.” 

Her mother, Mrs- Paul 
Hamilton, aged 46, said: “The 
discovery of the ballet was an 
awful shock. I could not 
befieve she had been walking, 
around with that in her bead. 
It cosdd have killed her.” 


Stalker awaits 
bill verdict’ 


Mr .John. Stalker, Deputy 
Chief Omstable of Greater 
Manchester, most wait seven 
days before learning whether 
his £ 21,000 legal bfll wfll be 
paid by his pobce authority or 
whether be feces the prospect 
of having to remortgage his 
home. 

Members ofthe authority's 
finance and policy committee 
met in closed . session 
yesterdayand agreed on who 
should pay the legal costs 
incurred by Mr Stalker daring 
his suspension and investiga- 
tion. But they refused to reveal', 
their dedsion until it is ratified 
by the full authority next 
Friday. 




By Tun Jones 

Many former employees of Mf Eric Hammond, general 


News International have ap- 
plied individually to the'eoin- 
pany for compensation after 
the rejection by- fee feree 
printing unions' of iffs “final, 
£58 million, offer to settle -fee 
nine-month dispute at-*he 
company's, plant in Wapping, 
east London ^ ^4 
rMr Rupert Murdoch, <*aij^ 
man^.lbe 

raadexlearthat the offer- to the 
unions is now closed and -that 
there will be no further 
negotiations. • 

But the company is setting 
up a fo consider any 

cases on an individual basis. 
Yesterday, less than 24 hours 
after fee . unions had rejected 
the offer;, the company, was. 
receiving inquiries from ^ieo^ 
pie : interested - in' settiihg 
indi virtually. *- :* 

News International -consid- 
ers the dispute to be behind it 
and is now determined ..to 
concentrate on. the future, 
develop the plant at Wapping 
and take its four national 
newspapers to futber success. 

After the rejection - on 
Wednesday by Sogat .’;82 and 
the -National Graphical 
Association,' it was leant yes- 
terday that members of the 
Amalgamated v. Engineering 


secretary of. the. JSectripL 
Electronic, Telecommunica- 
tion and. Numbing. Union, 
who. has. members woriringat 
Wapping said yesjeritey .thst 
he .was .very sorry -feat tig: 
printing unions had . voted 


^-He sakt “ It seemed jto me 
there was a'way in whu£./fie 
dispute could be settiecT, ' ■ 
.'•Mr Hammond^ wHocaffier 
this year helped to .establish 
talks between the . printing 
unions and News Inter- 
national said he. saw little 
chance of being able to help in 
any new initiative. 

.- He added: “The company 
has^made dear its' view. that 
this is the end". ’ 

- Mr Hammond -said that- -if 
his members ^ Wiping hekl 
a" ballpt ; they 'w>uM ‘ vote -to 
continue wafking. • i : - • 1 

Yesterday • Mr Michael 
Shersby. Conservarive MP for 
Uxbridge, called oh fee police 
to “take off the gloves" in the 
face of renewed violence by 
some pickets or their support- 
ers at Wapping. • • 

.Thirteen policemen -were 
slightly injured on Wednesday 
night when demonstratorsat- 
tacked wife* missies a convoy 


Union- had - also r e j e c te d - fee — of-lqmes^ carrying- copies -dF-{- 

TheSuH: 


The Times an±'. 


offer by 107 votes to 47. 

Councils backed print 
workers in dispute 


Public libraries in three 
La boar-controlled ; London 
boroughs had . banned The 
Times zod.ofeer News Inter- 
national-newspapers: because 
they had : taken the- 'ride .of- 
int workers dismissed imthe 
apping dispute,- feeir coun- 
sel admitted in the High Quirt 
yesterday. 

Mr James Goudie QC. act- 
ing for Camden, Ealing and 
Hammersmitb and Fulham, 
which are opposing a movejby 
Mr Rupert Murdoch, chair- 
man of News International to 
end the blacking of his titles, 
said: “These loral authorities 
have taken a strong view that 
one .side is to be sympathized 
with and the other is to be 
condemned.*’ 

He agreed with Lord Justice 
Watkins; sitting with Mr Jus- 
tice Kennedy at fee Queen's 
Bench Division hearing that it 
■vras “a particularly acrimo- 
nious dispute”. 

That feerwas indicative of 


the Wapping dispute being a 
major public controversy .on 
which, many hejd strong 
views^ a. total of jocaf 
aufeomies had . fanned- The; 
Trmes K The ;Sfunaay Tirriesi 
The Sun, Ne* yj. pfthe. . World 
and _jthe . ; three . . ' Times 


Ir ; Goodie/ said .‘Tn 'cnir 

view„‘these. authorities, arc- 
entitled to take fee view- they 
take in relation' to that 
controversy.” 

News ‘ International, 
publishers of The Times. The 
Sunday Times, Sun and Nem is 
qf the World, Tunes ' News- 
paper Limited and aggrieved ' 
ratepayers from each of the 
three .boroughs .are applying 
fcr a judicial review of fee. 
baas on the grounds feat 
counefis abured their powers' 
and contravened fear legal 
obligations to provide a “com- 
prehensive and efficient” fi- 
brary service under fee jPubOc; 
Libraries and Museums Act 


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Dispute at 
car parts 
firm ends 


ByD&vidSapsted 

The dispute at Tj'icas Seo- 
tncalwhichbfourfitafl Austin 
Rover car' production -to a 
halt, ended yesterday wbep. 
workers voted overwhelm* 
ingly to return to norinal 
production. 

Austin Rover, which , seat 
home 12.000 workers oh 
Tuesday, said last night that a 
phased return to- car produc- 
tion was expected to begin on 
Monday. The company- fas 
refused to estimate fee cost oT 
the dispute . 

Although, nine Lucas plants 
were Jnsfotvedin the_ dilute,, 
the crucial vote was at'fee 
Cannock lighting- division 
where 600 -workers "had gone 
on strike when one man was 
dismissed for refusing to break 
union overtime ban in 


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Job schemes begin to produce results 


By David Cross 


In spite of pretests from fee 
Labour Party and fee TUC 
that Lord Young _pf 
Graffhanfs plans to help fee 
unemployed wfll have little 
impact in reduc i ng fire total 
number of jobless, ' figures 
produced yesterday by fee 
Manpower Services Commis- 
sion show that fee new Restart 
and Jobshop schemes are 
already beginning to make a 
significant contribution to- 
wards- ending _ long-term 
unemployment.. 

According to a spokes- 
woman for the MSC, Restart, 


tfeich was bundled nationally 
at the beginning of July after 
shccessfrl pilot schemes m a 
number of areas, is already 
helping to Sad jobs for about 
26 per cent of mose wbofave 
been ont of work for at least a 
fear. Restart 1 is an intensive 
counselling scheme Hwlgnml 
to inoride motivation for those 
who may initially have lost 
hope of ever finding a job. 

By mid-September, the 
•spokeswoman said, about 
260,000 .people had taken 
advantage of the coonselUng 
-part of the scheme. Of those 
16 pm- cent had been submit- 
ted .-for interviews- to various 


community programmes, 
while another 10 percent had 
bee© referred to employers. 
More than 80 per cent had 
been offered positive help, of 
one land or another, indmUng 
training advice, sbe added. 

The MSC. has recruited an 
extra 2,000 staff to carry 
through the Restart pro- 
gramme and the spokeswoman 
said that they would be able to 
cope wife the additional tar- 
den of extending it to include 
all those unemployed for six 
months or longer. 

On the JobClnb front, the” 
pictore Is even brighter, 

, according to the MSC Twor 


thiidst.of those who -seek 
coaching . in job-hutting 
through the date are. finding 
employment. Many © F ftw 
fare been referred to' fee 250 
existing dobs by counsellors 
from Restart 


The -arimna!" plan was to 
have 300 dubs, rising to 450 
by nett spring. Bat under Lord 
Young's latest initiative there 
would be L000 by March and 
if the need continued a further 
1,000 new centres by Septem- 
ber 1987, Toe MSC said 
yesterday that 1,000 JobClubs 
could handle about 200,000 
anemployed-a year* . - 


Among fee various success 

stories cued by-fee MSC is a 

DrerpooT cook who was 
placed in part-time work after 
17 years without' u job and a 
man from. Dyfed in Whies who 
was ont of work for five years ‘ 
and who was found a 
labourer's "job within half an 
hour,.. 


The latest unemployment 
figures show that white the 
number of those oat of work 
for fom- yeara or less has been 
slipping during fee past year, 
those without jobs for . up -to 
five years lute riser 115 perj 
r**nt 


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it of a pay c laim. 
man was reinstated on 
Wednesday, and an offer 
made , to resume . pay dis- 
cussions, if -fee unions tiffed 
their, sanctions, including a 
work-to-rule, i'.~ 

As. fee votes , came huff 
flefame.- dear feat all ffa. 
plants; “ including .'Cannock, 
which, makes lifting equip- 
ment for the six Austin Rover 
models, . were heeding the 
advice of onion conveners'for. 
a return to normal work. ^ 
The conveners decided oh 
Wednesday to urge the return 
to work, 34 hours after Mr Les 
Wharfbfa Austin jRover’h 
managing director, had threat- 
ened to. , take his company's 
£ 100 . m ill ion-a-y 6 ar business. 
vdfe. Lucas elsewhere if fec: 
dispute doiuizuifed. 2 . 

The fay talks will resume in 
Birmingham this morning be- 
tween Lucas and the leaders of 
the 6,000 production workers, 
involved iii the ..The 

unions have given a warning 
feat industrial action could 
still be taken if negotiations 
get bogged down again. 


SPS Shipping 

On. 12 August we published 
an. agency report of the court 
aenqn JO protcci fee listed bam 
at Stagbateh Farm. Leominster. 
The report should have staled 
feat fee .action against. \SP5 
Shipping was- dismissed wife 
costs after SP$ .fad- given suit- 
able underfaJungs to the court. 


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he phmedSH eidlar **“* Mr A ' repCedrCertamly 
Jordan!*!* 1 ? x P J «ives on a bol” ■ 

_ Tdanan journalist's sri Mr Gray reminded the 

court that the prosecution 
suggested that Syria and the 
Syrian ambassador in London 

might be implicated in the 
alleged attempt to blow up the 
Israefijet 

“IfSyria could be Mamed or 
implicated in some way for 
placing a bomb on this flight, 
politically that might be an 
advantage to feraeL Syria 
would gp down in the mind s 
of the world,” Mr Gray 


friend. 

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mShl r ms *at he was a 
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oomb hidden in her bag. 
not A. hidden behind an 

founf” 6 ^ ■ scrceQ ' he 

J°“ nd explosives m a false, 
ootiorn of Miss Murphy’s bag 
at foe El AJ check-in. 
r ™ hy Mr Gilbert 

Gray, QC, for Mr Hmdawi, if 
ne was lold in advance that 
Miss Murphy was coining to 
the airline and that he should 
search her luggage with great 
ca *®- Mr A denied die dm . 
. Mr Gray asked: “Had you 
been provided with a blue bag 
with brown striped leather so 
you could switch that bag and 
say it was Miss Murphy’s?” 

Mr A replied: “No.” 

Mr Roy Amlot for the 
prosecution, asked Mr A if he 
fully understood Mr Gray’s 
allegation. 

“He has suggested you' got 
another bag, one with the 
explosives m it, and switched 


lr A said he was not' sure, 
but agreed it could disturb the 
process of international 
discussions. 

Mr Gray asked: “What do 
yon understand fay the word 
‘disinformation’?" 

Mr A replied: “Telling 
information about something 
which his happened not in the 
way flat it did happen.” 

when Mr Gray challenged 
him on whether he was a 
member of Mossad, Mr A 
replied: “No” 

Mr Gray churned that Mr A 
had taken Miss Murphy's bag 
to an -e m p ty staff room for 20 
to 30 minutes before alerting 
British police at the airport. 
Mr A denied that, saying it 
had taken about five to seven 
minutes to discover the explo- 
sives in tiie bag. 

Mr Gray suggested to El ATs 
chief- security officer - at 
Heathrow, named as Mr C, 
there a plot to fix blame 
on Mr HindawL 

Mr Gray alleged that Mr C 


had been trained by Mossad, 
which was denied. 

Mr Gray: “If you were, yon 
would not admit it? 

MrC? “It is hypothetical 

Mr Gray: “But yon would 
not admit it?” 

Mr C “WouIdytm?"lHit he 
added: “I have nothing to do 
with Mossad. I am not in- 
volved in inteffigeace.” 

Mr Gray: “You are trained 
in security. Sometimes you 
have to give a false impresaon 
of what yon are doing.” 

Mr C "I do not know 
because no one told me to do 
so.” 

Mr Gray accused him of 
telling “less than the truth” 
and added: “You know there 
has been a plot in this care 

MrC asked: “What kind?" 

Mr Gray replied: “To fix 

this man with blame. & that 

the position?” 

Mr C told him: “I do not 
know anything about it.” 

MrC agreed be had done 10 
years* military service bat said 
he was not prepared to say 
whether it was in the army, 
navy or air force. 

Mr C agreed he had been 
trained in security matters. 

Both Mr C and his El Al 
colleague, Mrs R, who gave 
evidence from behind the 
scree n , refused to answer 
some questions from Mr Gray 
on grounds of security. 

Mrs B toid the court how 
she emptied the contents of 
Miss Murphy's bag during the 
search at the airline security 
gate. 

The hearing continues 
today. 


Farmhouse massacre 


Bamber ‘hated his mother 9 


The story of J eremy 
Bamber’s hatred for his 
mother unfolded yesterday in 
the courtroom where he is 
standing trial for her murder. 

On the fifth day of bis trial 
at Chelmsford Crown Court, 
the jury was lokl that Mr 
Bamber. aged 25, would never 
speak to her because he re- 
sented her for sending him to 
boarding school. 

Mrs Mary Mugford, the 
mother of his former girl 
friend, Julie, said he could 
never undersiandwhyshebad 
adopted him only to sentf him 
away. ■. . ... 

Site toid- the jury flat Mr 
Bamber. who .-has. .denied 
shooting dead his adoptive 
parents, Nevill and June; his 
stepsister, Sheila Caffell, and 
her twin sons at their farm- 
house in Essex, spoke often of 
his mother’s lack of affection. 

And on one occasion. Mrs 
Mugford alleged, he told her 
that his mother, wbo was 
w arden at the village church of 
Tolleshunt D'Arcy where the 
family lived, was thinking of 
changing her wflL 

Instead of her estate going 
to him and his sister, it would 
all go to Sheila'S children, 
Nicholas and Darnel, aged six, 
on whom she doted. 

She claimed that Mr 
Bamber had told her. that his 
mother would allow no opin- 
ions in the household. This 
meant that Sheila, aged 27, the 
London fashion model who 
police originally believed was 
responsible for the massacre at 
White House Farm, behaved 
“like a frightened rabbit” 


By Michael Horsneil 
Mis Mugford said Mr 
Bamber hated his mother. ' 
She said : “He resented her 
for sending him away to 
boarding school. He couldn't 
understand why she had 
adopted him only to send him 
away. He said she never 
showed him any affection.” 

Mr Bamber allegedly spoke 
of his- mother as a religious 
maniac and Mamed her for 
makin g his stepsister mad. 

During - one conversation 
Mis Mugforri had with him in 
her kitchen be -made it dear 
that he wished to dispose of 
his parents' effects, keeping 
just one memento - — the 
portfolio^ of 


Mrs Mugford said: “Jeremy 
rind iked his - mother im- 
mensely and I felt be was more 
affectionate to ore He used to 
call me mummy all the time. 
He offered me his mother's 
small car which had been 
bought that Christmas. This 
was just after the shooting.. A 
list had been drawn up and he 
was going to keep -no me- 
mentoes, which I thought very 
strange. Hesaid he wanted to 
sell everything, and. that it was 
a pity I had just bought a car.” 

On other occasions he said 
bis mother was absolutely 
mad and confirmed her plan 
to change the will m one chat 
they had during Easter 1985 
only a few months before the. 
murders. 

Mrs Mugford said: “He told 
me she was thinking' of change 
ing her wilL I asked ‘Do you 
mean m favour of Sheila and 
the boys', and he replied, ‘No, 


just in favour of die boys*. He 
said thar she doted on them .” 

Earlier her daughter. Miss 
Julie Mugford, who was Mr 
Bamber’s girl friend at the 
time of the massacre denied 
that she -had done all in her 
power to blacken bim, 

Under cross-examination 
by Mr Geoffrey Rivlin, QC 
she said: “I ain only telling 
you the things that Jeremy 
told me. I don't need to add 
anything. I don't like saying 
any of fofc- 1 bate ft.” 

.Turning to the evens 
shortly before the murders in 
which the prosecution has 
aDeged that Mr Bamber stran- 
gled rats at his parents* form- 
house to test his willpower 
before allegedly murdering 
them she. spoke about mari- 
juana which she said he had 
grown at the form. 

Miss Mugford, aged 22, who 
was asked by Mr Rrvfin how 
he could have caught the rats, 
replied: “I don’t know. But I 
remember be was laughing 
about how the rats had eaten 
his marijuana and that it had 
slowed them down.” 

She admitted that on occa- 
sions she joined Mr Bamber in 
smoking marijuana. 

Miss Mugford denied that 
m the weeks after the killings 
she had comforted her former 
boy friend. 

She raid: “I questioned him 
and asked him what had 
happened. If that is comfort- 
ing him, so be it You ask him 
how affectionate I was. I 
didn't like him even to touch 
me.” 

The trial continues today. 


Car phone 
needs just 
one word 

Drivers who use their car 
telephones while driving can 
be prosecuted for reckless 
driving - but if they puli on to 
the hard shoulder to make 
their call they cm be pros- 
ecuted for- causing an 
obstruction. 

The problem of- distracting 
drivers has bedevilled tar- 
telephone technology 'smeettre 
first ones were installed- Now 
British Telecom has taken the 
-hands off* car telephone to 
the limit, with a device that 
enables drivers to dial num- 
bers by speaking the name of 
the person they want- 
The Telecom Topaz has a 
memory which matches' re- 
corded phone numbers 
against key words swj « 
“home”, “office” “mother 
nr “Fred"- To dial a dnver 
says “phone Fred”, and the 
machine does the rest- 
Mr Charles Barker, director 
0 f marketing for British 

Telecom Mobile Communica- 

tions. said: "All 

car phones have a handsfree 

facility- , , 

“With voice control weve 
simpiv taken that concept a 
s S? ‘further, and. « think, 
££ a significant jmproye- 
mem in road safety. . 

m \ new computer link 
which allows micro-enihu- 

sSto communicate aero* 

life 5 ' Atlantic at budget rates 


iud at the same time give 
t0 ia me European and 
American information banks 
it being launched this week. 

The service comes from, a 
. i between Microhnk. of 

New York- 


‘Crushed’ 
girl was 
to buy gift 

Keighley Barton, whose 
stepfather allegedly murdered 
her and then watched her 
body bring pm into a' car 
crusher, , planned to buy a 
birthday present :fbf her 
brother on the day she dis- 
appeared, the Central Crim- 
inal Court was fold yesterday. 

■ The girl, aged 14, went miss- 
ing while walking her dog in ', 
August last year. 

Her mother, Mrs Theresa 
Barton, of Forest Gate, east 
London, said: “As she went 
out with, the dog we wens 
pulling faces and joking.. 

Her body has not been 
found, but the. prosecution 
allege that Ronald Bartion. 
aged 46. a minicab driver, fold 
a fellow prisoner, he watched 
as his car. containing tbegiifs 
body, was crashed. 

Barton, of Clapton, east 
London, denies abduction and 
murder. ... 

The trial continues. 


IRA boy 
took guns 
to killers 

A youth who was involved 
in the Provisional IRA mur- 
der of a part-time soldier when 
he was aged 13 was jailed for 
seven years yesterday 
Paul Smyth had been re- 
cruited into the junior wing of 
the Provisionals by a woman 
teacher shortly after his thir- 
teenth birthday and a month 
later transported the rifles 
used to kill Thomas Graham, 
of the Ulster Defence Regi- 
ment. five years ago. 

At Belfast Crown Court the 
prosecution did not proceed 
with a murder charge. Smyth, 
aged 18. from lisnaskea, Co 
Fermanagh, ' admitted 
membership of ■ the junior 
wing of the Provisional IRA 
and eight counts of collecting 
information about the move- 
ments of the security .forces 
and transporting the weapons. 

Sentencing Smyth, Mr Jus- 
tice Carswell said that he had 
carried the weapons “vol- 
untarily”. 



Princess Michael of Kent signing copies of her book. Crowned in a Far Country , at 
Hxtchards in central London yesterday. Daring the hour-long session she signed 580 copies 
bought over the coaster, and a further 310 ordered for delivery. The book is about princesses 
who married into foreign royal families (Photograph: Dod Miller}. 


Princesses 
aid export 
of fashion 

By Suzy Menkes 
Fashion Editor 
Princess Anne yesterday 
launched London Designer 
Week and an unprecedented 
royal export drive for fashion. 
The Princess, in her capacity 
as president of the British 
Knitting and Clothing Export 
Council, visited the Rddan 
factory at High Wycombe, 
Buckinghamshire, and saw a 
preview of their Signatures 
collection for next summer. 

Tonight, the Princess of 
Wales joins the royal fashion 
force as guest of honour at foe 
British Fashion Council ban- 
quet for overseas bayers, 
where she will present the 
Designer of foe Year Award. 

Princess Anne has been an 
active and e n e r g e ti c president 
since her appointment in 1984, 
making up hr 12 factory v^dtS 
a year. 

At Beldan yesterday, rite 
viewed newly mstaHed high 
technology, indudmg comput- 
erized pattern- culling equip- 
ment and distribution controls. 
Princess Aime tends to con- 
centrate on the industrial as- 
pects of dothmg mamdhctBre, 
leaving the more high-profile 
rigner collections to the 
Princess of Wales. 

London Desig ner W eek, 
which runs from today until 
October 13, hopes to present a 
sober, hard-working image, m 
contrast to the more ootra- 
ms looks recently asso- 
ciated with young British 
fashion. 

Buyers roll see 20 designer 
shows, sponsored by the Brit- 
‘ Fashion Council under the 
chairmanship of Mr Edward 
Rayne, the royal shoemaker. 
For the first time these shows, 

I foe export selling ex- 
hibition, are together under 
x roof at Olympia 2. - 
Mr Giles Shaw, Minister 
for Trade and Industry, is. 
confident that this new united 
front will increase fashion 
export sales, which rose last 
year by 18 per cent 
“The British clothing in- 
dustry, with more than 
200,000 employees in many of 
on hard-pressed regions, and 
anneal exports of nearly £800 
miDioii, is an important part of 
ear economy,” be said. 

At- the British Designer 
Stew, 240 companies will 
show their wares to &000 
buyers. Last year, the do thing 
and textile industry,- exported 
fashion worth £T62 million to 
the ' American market and 
£555 milliou to EEC countries. 


Lorry that killed three 
‘braked gradually’ 


A driver whose lorry 
knocked, down and killed 
three girls as they walked 
home from school told an 
inquest at Maidstone. Kent, 
yesterday that be thought he 
had driven over roadworks. 

“I could not understand 
how. it happened,” Mr Eric 
NichoU. aged 32,. said in a 
statement Relatives, of the. 
girls wept as the statement was 
read out: 

Lieanne Berry, aged seven, 
Sadie Wilkins.' aged and 
Marie Slone, aged 10, all from 
Maidstone, died when the 
lony hit a group of children 
and mothers as they left All 
Saints Primary School at 
Hayle Road on May 20. 

Mr NichoU said his trailer 
began to ‘judder and bounce” 
on the .wetsUppeiy road as he 
approached an-S-beBd and he 
applied an exhaust brake, a 


system which usually results 
in gradual braking. 

“Quickly I was off the 
exhaust button,” Mr NichoU. 
said. “I fell the back of the 
trailer lift but I am not sure on 
what side: 

. “I quickly looked in both 
mirrors and thought I must 
have gone over some road- 
works. At no time did I feel I 
was going too fast.” 

Police Constable Edward 
Edwards showed the jury, a 
video of the way trailers' 
wheels lock when the exhaust 
brake is applied, using exces- 
sive air pressure. 

“These results tend to sup- 
port the conclusion that the 
accident in Hayle Road was 
caused by excessive air pres- 
sure to the trailer brakes,” he 
said. 

The inquest was-adjoumed 
until today: " 


Computer 
could help 
cut costs, 
NHS told 

By Jill Sherman 

Regional health authorities 
have been asked to draw up 
information plans to ensure 
that National Health Service 
resources are used more 
effectively. 

Launching a national 
framework for NHS manage- 
ment information, Mr Mi- 
chad Fafrey, director of the 
NHS management board, 
called on regions to set up 
their own strategies based on 
national guidance to provide, 
cost and monitor information 
in their districts . 

Better information could 
reduce waiting times in hos- 
pital outpatient departments 
and ensure that doctors and 
nurses were given the nec- 
essaty support to provide 
efficient patient care, he said. 

Mr Fatrey. director of plan- 
ning and information technol- 
ogy, said that doctors and 
nurses should play a greater 
part in management decisions 
and needed to have the nec- 
essary information io run 
their departments. 

Hie health service should 
be spending at least £1 billion 
on information technology 
each year, representing I per 
cent of the budget for hospital 
and community health ser- 
vices although no new money 
woold be provided, he said. 

Dr David Hewen. district 
medical officer at Winchester 
Health Authority, and a mem- 
ber of the board’s information 
advisory group, said that doc- 
tors had no idiea of the cost of 
admitting a patients or the 
separate cost of pathology 
tests. X-rays or nursing re- 
sources. 

“Clinicians should be 
responsible for these re- 
sources, but at present they 
lack the necessary financial 
information,” he said. 

An information system 
could ensure more efficient 
scheduling in outpatient 
appointments. Dr Hewett 
said, and reduce unnecessary 
and frustrating waits because 
ambulances faded to transport 
patients at the right time. 

Computer terminals in 
wards would also stop the 
chaos of someone physically 
having to check if there were 
any empty beds to admit a 
patient 

Information could also be 
relayed by computer to the 
community nurse or the gen- 
era) practi oner when a patient 
was discharged. 


Ex-Civil 
Servant’s 
sole win 

A retired Civil Servant is the 
sole winner of yesterday 's 
Portfolio Gold prize of £4*060. 

Mr John Langley, aged 70, 
from Stanmore, north-west 
London, has played the Port- 
folio Gold game occasionally 
since it started in The Times, 
“But I am glad I played it 
today,” he said. 

“I could not believe my eyes 

when 1 saw that 1 had match- 
ing numbers. I felt absolutely 
incredulous.” 

Mr Langley, who works 
part-time for a London solic- 
itor. said be intended spending 
the prize money on new fur- 
niture- “And 1 wQl use some of 
it for a holiday.” 

Readers who wish to play 
foe game can obtain a Port- 
folio Gold card by sending a 
stamped addressed envelope 
so: Portfolio Gold, 

The Times, 

PO Box 40, 

Blackburn. BBS 6AJ. 



Mr Job n Langley, wbo felt 
absolutely incredulous 


Three-day-old 
baby gets 
a pacemaker 

Surgeons have fitted a three- 
day-old girl with a heart 
pacemaker, it was disclosed 
yesterday. 

She is believed to be the 
youngest child in Europe to 
undergo the operation, which 
was carried out at Royal 
Manchester Children's Hos- 
pital by a team of suigeons led 
by Dr Yvonne Sibley, consul- 
tant paediatric cardiologist. 

A hospital spokesman said: 
“The baby was born on Sun- 
day, five weeks prematurely. 
She is suffering from congeni- 
tal heart block. 

“When she was only five 
hours old she needed a tem- 
porary pacemaker. A perma- 
nent pacemaker was inserted 
when she was 72 hours old.” 

The baby, whose parents 
live in the Manchester area, 
has not been named. 


£lm bail plea 
is rejected 

Mr John Palmer, aged 36, a 
jeweller, of Lansdown, near 
Bath, is to re main m custody 
after a court yesterday rejected 
his offer to provide £1 J mil- 
lion bafl. . 

He .was sent .for trial at the 
Central Crimmal Court from 
Horse ferry Road court 
charged in connection with foe 
£26 million Brinks Mat gold 
buflioB raid at Heathrow m 
1983. 


BBC to Munch awards for design 

BsrBeryl Downrag 


The BBC roll be telting an 
unprecedented step to back 
British products this winterky 
lau nching a design awards 
scheme in which foe viewers 
wfll be foe final judges. 

There will be three pro- 
erummes leading to foe 
awards, which - ro ll be an- 
nounced early next summer. 

Goods which pass foe nodal 
selection by a chosen panel of 
judges roll go ou display in 
city centres. Viewers wifi be 
asked to rote at foe ex.-, 
hibitioos or through ftams in 


The first programme, dot 


yet scheduled, tat possibly at 
the end of next month, will ask 
manufacturers and designers 
to‘ send sutermsions for foe 
inftiaHreeding-oit by a panel 
of invited judges but the final 
decisions . will be .by popular 
vote. 

“This is foe most ambitious 
■ attempt foe.BBC has made to 
fnalro foe public aware of 
design,” Mr Christopher 
Martin, executive producer of 
the BBC's Television Arts 
Department, says. 

“It will certainly- not be 
product pr o motio n. Thoe wfll 
be badegroubd stories ou the 


people involved In the designs, 
foe jadges will beseen argomg 
and discussing their merns. 

“There have been a lot of 
programmes where design su- 
ras and nutans bare had 
their say, and they will still 
have a. voice, bat the final 
decision wifl be made by foe 
viewers' ballot” 

The enterprise wm be 
serviced by the Design Council 
There will be one overall 
prize winnet, who will receive 
a specially -commissioned 
piece by Lode Rie, one of foe 
world's most ftistingaisbed 

'T* - 

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poll toll 

JL This week, The Spectator rr 
launches a new poll. 

Instead of going to the 
country, we. have gone to the 
top with a survey conducted 
by the Harris Research 
Centre to discover the views 
of the most influential people 
in Britain. 

This week: Should she go? 

Can we afford to lose her? 

Is she embarrassing on the 
television screen? 

In its first outing, our 
Spectator Poll asks the ques- 
tions about the Government 
and the Prime Minister thatno 
one at Conservative' Central 
Office dares face.. 

The heads of the civil . 
service and industry, of the 
church and the City reveal an 
unusual mixture bf support for, 
and unease about Our Leader. 


f As Mrs Thatcher 

V rises to address her 
^ followers at Bourne- 
mouth today, will it please her 
to know that more than half of 
her traditional supporters 
think that Dr David Owen has 
a more attractive personality 
than she, and a third of them 
think he would make a better 
Prime Minister? 

Also in this weeks 
Spectator, CasparWeinberger 
imagines how Nelson would 
have fared if he had to put up 
with an interrogation by the 
modern American Senate. 

And Alice Thomas Ellis in 
Egypt , explains how a three- 
day-old Daily Telegrap h gave 
the impression of Britain 
going mad. 

Cling to sanity this week, 
buy The Spectator. 


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THE TIMES FRIDAY. OCTOBER 40 .198.6 


CONSERVATIVE PARTY CONFERENCE 


Zero inflation 



Scottish rates reform 


EMPLOYMENT 

Measures 
to: 

Jobless are 
announced 

f Three initiatives to combat 
oiwmpl.ovment were. .an 
qgpnced by Lord Young of 
Graffham. 'Seoetary of State 
Sir Employment in a speech 
t&the conference in which be 
emphasized thecaring nature 
of the parts’ and : ihe Gov- 
ernment’s achievements. 

-. have a' . message • for 
eftiiyono who is out work,- Ft is 
simple. 'You haw' jiol been' 
fqrgpuen. You win not .be 
foigoiien and on that you 
reive got my word,'\be.said. 
'..He announced that: 

• the original nine ' Restart 
pitot schemes, designed to 
tafip lhe : long-term un- 
employed. would be extended 

include those , who have 
fcjjapi out .of work, for. .six 
months, rather than a year, 
‘^Restart, is-, our ; major 
cflfcnsive". he said.- 

• The: number of Job Clubs, 
where those out of work are 
given A room: free telephones, 
trgp postage and help with' job 
applications, would be in- 
creased to 1 .000 by the middle 
orMarch. ir the' need contin- 
ued. the chairman of the 
Manpower Services Commis- 
sion would increase that to 
2:000 by the end bf the 
supimer-. 

Ui;A new pilot sch eme -would 
be-: set . up under- ‘the Job 
TYnining Scheme. People aged 
uvtffler 25 would be provided 
wjth ,a , six-month training 
cqirse leading to a vocational 
qualification, if no job or Job 
CTub place could be found for 
them and if they could not be 
helped to set up in business. 
Both on and off-the-job train- 
ing and work experience 
vcould be arranged. ' 

Lord Young, whose speech 
won a standing ovation, also 
announced th‘ai' he wbutcT 
relax . .further -some.- off the 
regulations so as. to allow mom. 
people on '.to the Enterprise 
A-ttowanCe -Scheme which.- her 
said, was paving the way for 
thousands of people to work 
for themselves. 

was replying to a mo- 
tion. overwhelmingly carried 
which expressed concern at 
the levd-of- unemployment in 
many parts ofih? country, but 
noted that the economic con- 
ditions-; bad been Vset‘‘.'tfrat 
allowed nearly one million 
jobs to be created since-March 
im — 

It also said that the Govern- 
ment! was following the right 
policies to maintain the best 
conditions for real job cre- 
ation: 

Lord Young said few had 
been left untouched by un- 
employment whether they live 
in the South, the North, or in 
France. Germany or Spain. 
European governments, of left 
and right, emphasized the 
importance of enterprise. 

In the United Kingdom. 65 
per cent of all adults of 
working age were in jobs, 
more than in any other large 
nation in Europe! 

No school-leaver aged 16 
had to worry about what to do 
or where to go. Itoemploy- 
nteni was only an option for 
thorn. They "were all guar- 
anteed a place on the Youth 
Training Scheme. 

He atiacked union plans for 
a minimum national wage and 
the retention of pay differen- 
tials. ' 

Mr Ian Mays. Liverpool 
Walton, moving the motion, 
said it was terrifying to think 
that a future Labour govern- 
ment could do to the country 
what Labour had done to 
Liverpool. 

Miss Sue Wallace, National 
^ oung Conservatives vice- 
chairman. speaking against 
the motion, said the Conser- 
vatives were perceived as the 
party that was ignorant of the 
needs of the unemployed. 
They had to counter that 
communication problem be- 
cause it was unjusL 
Mr Paul Rayner, Leeds 
North-West, said there were 
many people who saw nothing 
wrong with not working. No- 
body should be poorer, should 
be worse off. through working 
than through idling. They 
must slop taxing the low-paid. 



Bournemouth personalities: The Chancellor (left) yesterday and, at a conference bail* Mr TbatdOT danci^ with Miss -Jolie Aston. 



aims at zero 



Mr Nigel Lawson, - Chan- 
cellor of the Exchequer, made 
dear in': hi$ speech: to die 
Conservative PaityConference 
in Bournemouth yesterday 
that his aim was still to cut the 
standard rate of income tax to 
25p in the pound. - 
“I endorsed that aim in my 
Budget, speech in March", be 
said. "I reaffirm fr today." 

He was aiming, he told 
representatives, for Zero wfla- 
tieo. ♦‘In' this next Parliament 
we aim to eliminate inflation 
altogether", he sahL 
Looking forward to the next 
general election, he concluded: 
“I believe the British people 
wil choose personal freedom 
and not state direction; I 
believe they wDJ choose in- 
dividual enterprise and not 
state bureaucracy. 

“I believe they will choose 
incentives^ succeed and not 
paraltiesTor success. I believe 
they will choose a Britain with: 
herjbead held , high and not a 
Britain mfo herhand held out 
U I believe they will choose 
another Conservative Govern- 
ment and 1 know they will have 
chosen right." 

He sat down to a long and 


rapturous staffiding ovation. 

Mr Lawson said that after 
last week's conference in 
Blackpool they now knew 
Labour's programme. 

They proposed massively 
higher spending, massively 
higher borrowing and higher 
taxes for everyone. 

They knew where that 
would lead. It would be back to 
the rake's progress of the 
1970s, with inflati on at 27 per 
cent ft would- mean im- 
trammened trade union power. 
“No wonder the financial mar- 
kets have been nervous" he 
skid. 

“I give yon this pledge. We 
will not engage in an irrespon- 
sible spending spree. We wfi] 
keep borrowing firmly undo 1 
control. 

“Unlike all the other par- 
ties. who would increase-tax- 
ation, our aim is to reduce the 
burden of taxation fin all the 
people. Blit we will never take 
rislcs with inflation. So we wiH 
reduce taxation as and when it 
is prudent to do so, just as we 
have been doing." 

Over the past seven years 
they had achieved more than 
any other government, but 


there mis still -the challenge of 
nnemploymenL 

As a result of what they bad 
done, youth unemployment 
was now below the Common 
Market average and h was 
falling. That still left the 
agonizing proJMem of tong- 
term unemployment.' 

Since the Government was 
re-elected in 1983 the number 
of jobs to Britain had grown by . 
almost a miHfon. more than iu . 
the whole of the rest .of the. 
EEC put together. That- 
showed they were on the right 
track. 

The other modern scourge 
was inflation. Under Labour it 
had averaged 15 per cent. 
Today, for the first time in 
almost 20 years, inflation was 
below 3 per cent. 

The defeat of inflation was 
not just a political and eco- 
nomic victory. It was a pro- 
found . human - and social 


They should remember the 
havoc inflation had wrought 
“That is why our- ultimate 
objective is to eliminate 
don altogether", he said. 

They had achieved this 
unprecedented fall in inflation 


at a time not of stagnation, but 
of sternly g r owth . They were 
bow . In their sixth year of 
output growt h at an average of 
not ter short of 3 per cent a 
year. 

The initial impact of the ofl 
price collapse meant that this 
year's growth worldwide and 
in Britain weald be below 
average. But the outlook for. 
next year was .significantly; 
better. 

Meanwhile, output in Brit- 
ain was at record levels.- 

Exports were at record lev- 
els; business investment was at 
record levels; manufacturing 
productivity - was at record 
levels; and living standards 
were at record levels. Their 
task was to maintain and 
improve that record. 

That meant . maintaining a 
climate in which indnstry. 
could thrive. The total number. 
of businesses had. been grow-, 
ing at tite rate of 550 a week.' 
That was the wave Of the -, 
future. . . 

There -could be no peater’ 
testimony to the success and 
soundness of then’ policies 
than the strength and resil- 


ience the economy had shown 
since' 1983. At the heart of the- 
Conservativev*»on-of society 
was the desire- tb. create a 
property-owning democracy. 
The first step along that road 
was the' sharp ‘extension of 
home ownerships ' 

They were now. taking, tire 
next step, grafting tire' country 
a nation o r share owners, “The 
next Jeap fdrward .in popular 
capitalism has. £ojpne- ; with 
privatizatSonv^he sail.; - 7-T 

- They bad plready privatized 
one fifth .of the; state sector 
they inherited. . 

With tire privatization of 
those sectors already an- 
nounced that would take It to 
two-fifths. “And in tire' next 
Parliament we wfll '.privatize 
most of what remains", he 
said. “Pr i v atizati on is good for 
industry and good far Britain." 

.The ‘ <^vtiyBawfe'-:3W‘hO' 
transformed ~~ TelSe' aT*. the; 
country that rf Was easy to take " 
it for granted. .Nothing could 
be more 'dangerous because 
Labour was committed to un- 
doing everything they' had 
dtme. 


ECONOMY 

Lawson is 
jgiyeii fiill 
support 

The conference carried by 
an overwhelming majority a 
motion, to which the Chan- 
cellor replied, applauding the 
sharp reduction in inflation 
and urging the Government to 
continue its policies. 

Mr Stephen Reid, Rho- 
ndda. moving it. said that the 
reduction in inflation was a 
remarkable achievement. 

They had to remember that 
at the next election there 
would be voters who would 
not be able to remember 
Denis Healey causing infla- 
tion to rise to 27 per cent. So 
Conservatives had to tell them 
what life would be like. 

It was not government or 
companies that created jobs. It 
was customers. 

Mrs Angela Browing, Cro- 
we and Nantwich, complained 
that high rates were- a dis- 
incentive to businesses and 
industry and therefore wealth 
creation. Value-added tax. she 
said, should start at £100,000, 
although she would settle for 
£50.000. 

Mr John DnflV, Mid-Sus- 
sex. said that the fight against 
unemployment had been won 
and now was the time to give 
priority to other polices. such 
as health, education and 
employment. 

The continued emphasis on 
inflation had disadvantages 
and the voters did not think it 
was the most important issue. 
The fight againsi.it had been a 
war of attrition 
Mrs Beverley Hutchinson, 
East Hampshire, explained 
that when she was widowed 
she paid her own taxes. Now 
she had remarried and on 
April 6 next year she would, in 
the eyes of the Inland Rev- 
enue. become a non-person. “I 
object", she said 



FOREIGN AFFAIRS 



Lord Young: “Yon will not be forgotten". 

Hurd comes under fire 

By Richard Evans, Political Correspondent 


had gone to Moscow to tell Mr 
Gorbachev that they would 
abandon 100 percent of our 
deterrent if be removed 3 per 
cent of his missiles. And what 
would they do if he refused? 
They said they would still 
abandon 100 per cent of our 
deterrent. 

"In lending his name to this 
lunacy Denis Healey has as 
last made peace with CND” 
Sir Geoffrey said. “But becan 
never, ever- make peace with 
his own conscience." 

Mr Phflip May, Wimble- 
don, moving the motion, said 
foreign affairs was one of the 
success stories of this Govern- 
ment. After seven yeans of 
Conservative Government, 
respect for Britain and her 
resolute leadership had rarely 
been higher. 

attack on Western Mr Duncan Smith, Brad- 
policies for security and arms ford -said he-' was .against 
control as the Labour Party . sanctions against Soufo Africa 
did last .week -surrendering, where the aim should be to' 
the British nuclear deterrent, persuade 'and ojole jo find a 
expelling' Nato nuclear forces workable solution that 're- 
born Britain, rejecting the US nounced violence, 
nuclear umbrella. He asked if it w 


Mr Neil Kinnock’s com- 
ment at last week's Labour 
Party Conference that be 
would not let his country die 
for him came in for criticism 
from Sfr Geoffrey Howe, tire 
Foreign Secretary. 

"The danger is that it could 
die. because of him",. Sir 
Geoffrey asserted amid loud 
applause from tire conference, 
" because be is blind to the 
supreme lesson of our history 
thaL.it is foDy tg.allow our 
defences to become fatally 
weakened. Folly to delude 
ourselves that others always 
share our desire for peace:" 

He added: "So tong as Mr 
Kin nock refuses to face that 
fact, so long will he be unfit to 
direct the affairs of this nation. 

"Never before has a British 


political party launched such a 
frontal attack on 


Mrs Mary Whitehouse, the 
anti-pornography campaigner, 
clashed with Mr Douglas 
Hurd yesterday over his plan 
to allow child abuse victims to 
give evidence in court by 
video. 

At a conference fringe meet- 
ing attended by the Home 
Seoetary. she said the scheme 
was an “insult" to the children 
concerned because they had 
already suffered at the hands 
of an attacker. 

“It's a classic case of locking 
the stable door after the horse 
has bolted", she told him. 

Mrs Whitehouse criticized 


Mr Hurd for failing to carry 
out a manifesto pledge at the 
last election to introduce spe- 
cific legislation to deal with 
the most serious problems 
raised by obscenity. 

"Why are you still so 
unwilling ro introduce legisla- 
tion to tighten up the obscen- 
ity law when you know, and 
many other people know, of. 
the link between pornography' 
and child sex offences?" 

Mr Hurd agreed that the 
Obscenity Act, 1959, was far 
from perfect but there was a 
problem in finding a form of 
words in law 


"These pot 
a chain of events in Europe 
and the United States utterly 
beyond our control. They 
would increase and not dimin- 
ish the risk of war." 

The more seriously Mr 
Gorbachev took Mr 
Kinnock’s chances of gaining 
power, die less he would feel 
obliged, to negotiate balanced 
I arms control agreements. 
""The nuclear balance has 
kept Europe secure and at 
peace for 40 years", the For- 
eign Secretary said "It is that 
balance and that peace which 
is now threatened by the 
shallow judgement, reckless 
ambition and sheer inexperi- 
ence of the leader of the 
Labour Party. Neil Kinnock." 
Mr Kinnock and Mr Healey 


He asked if it was not time 
__ at Britain said to the 
Commonwealth: Enough (ap- 
plause). . . 

Britain was a net giver of 
money and general assistance 
and net redpient of criticism 
from those'who should look at 
their own flawed systems. 

"We have become the whip- 
ping boy for countries who 
would do well to find out what 
real democratic government is 
all about", he said. 

Mr Paul Martin, Edinburgh 
East,- questioned- whether it 
was any wonder so many 
.people in the Conservative 
Party asked if the Common- 
wealth was worth belonging to 
when the Prime Minister was 
lectured by Kaunda and 
Mugabe. 


RATES 

Rifkind 
tells of 
Scottish 

reform 

The BiU to reform, the 
Scottish rating -system on the 
principle that those who bene- 
fit from local seryit^S: should 
make a contribution; will be 
put before-Pari iament early in 
the hewj$ession. i- - 
" THt "Government hopes, to 
secure the Bill's ^ecoiuLread- 
ing before , OiristraasL tQ haye 

forTtabe m -frill operation t»f 
1992.: : • ■*. 

Mr . Malcolm Rrfkaid, Sec- 
retary of State for Scotland, 
gave details of the timetable 
for the Scottish Bill in a debate 
on rates and rating • 

Similar proposals, he said, 
'were top priority for England 
and . would J be an important 
dement in the programme of 
the nexiConservaii ve gpvcta- 
ihfenCV. , ' . 

‘jh the 'first speech ever 
made by a' Secretory of State; 
for Scotland to a Conservative: 
conference in England, he said 
tha t several; million earners 
did norpny totes. ' ' 

Should a" widow pay the 
same as the -family of four 
working adults living in a 
similar house next door? No 
one could defend that arid it 
required to be eliminated.- 
•Conservative proposals for 
a- community charge met the 
basic criterion of fairness and-, 
they would nof beparty to any - 
system wh fcb-'“ imposed ihd 
same burden- pn .the un- 
employed person or those 
with very, low incomes as on 
those, with comfortable 
means: The new system would 
meet that criterion. ' 

They, could not have 
situation where many would 
be happy to vote for higher 
spending in the' knowledge 
that it would -be otfceivnot 
themselves: who woukLpay.. 


Tory thought curbed 
‘by fear of leaks 9 

By Nicholas Wood, Political Reporter 


The intellectual cutting edge 
of ‘Conservative thinking is 
being blunted by the climate 
of suspicion in Whitehall. Mr 
Geoffrey Pattie. Minister of 
Slate ai the Department of 
Trade and Industry, said yes- 
terday. 

Ministers are hesitant about 
discussing new ideas even in 
pm ate for fear that their 
deliberations will be leaked by 
“insiders" hostile to new 
ideas., he told a conference, 
fringe meeting. 

“Bui unless . someone 
thinks, which sooner rather 
than later emails thinking 
aloud, no new thinking will be 
done and no old thinking 
brought up to dale. In that 
case, all the initiative is left to 
•he other side." 


earlier in the year when he 
said that council estates bred 
crime and poverty, called for 
an overhaul of the Conser- 
vative Party structure to re- 
capture the intellectual 
momentum of 1974 when Sir 
Keith Joseph and Mrs Mar- 
garet Thatcher began to ques- 
tion the doctrines of the post- 
war consensus. 

He said that the party had to 
cast off its "autocratic" her- 
itage. allow greater autonomy 
between its parliamentary and 
non-pariiamentary wings and 
adopt a measure of "creative 
tension". 

It also had to emulate the 
left and make its presence fell 
in trade unions and in pres- 
sure groups, charities and 


Mr Paok^wjKLCaused ajuit_ . prolessionaL bodies 


FARMING 


Attack on New Zealand is rejected 


A sharp attack by a York- 
shire representative on New 
Zealand for becoming an anti- 
British socialist state and a 
suggestion that the preference 
for New Zealand dairy prod- 
ucts should be aided were 
rejected by Mr Michael 
Jopling, Minister of Agri- 
culture, Fisheries and Food, at 
the end of the debate on food . 
and fanning. 

Mr Jopling also made dear 
that be condoned to be op- 
posed to the- use of quotes to 
reduce the surplus in cereals 
when be said that quotas 
would be "an administrative ' 
nightmare". 

The attack on New Zealand 
was made by Mr Richard 
Light. Bailey and Spen. who 
said that many thought it 
would be harsh and wrong to 
-stop the import of -New- Zea- - 


land dairy-products. He ques- 
tioned that. 

"They over-produce, dump- 
ily subsidized dairy products 
on our market, helping to drive 
British dairy termers out of 
business". 

New Zealand had deserted 
the Anzus Treaty, gone noo- 
nuclear, and was an anti- 
American. anti- British soc- 
ialist state. 

Mr Jopling rejected the 
criticism, re minding the -con- 
ference that when Britain 
joined the Common Market it 
was on terms that New Zea- 
land had a continuing' share of 
the British batter market. 
Most people in Britain be- 
lieved they had a lasting debt 
to their friends in New Zea- 
land (applause). ■ 

The debate was on a motion 
proposed by Mr John Peake, a- 


west Dorset Guiner»askihg the 

- Government to do teatmost to 
encourage a continuing viable 
and efficient industry through 
an imaginative scheme of quo- 
tas. providing qnaiity food for 
theeonsamer and enamragiiig 
conservation, rural industry, 
tourism and leisure activities. 

- He said that the cost of EEC 

support nationally was a mere 
10p a bead a day, 

Mr Joptingsaid (hat jsmdw^ 
thing must be dene abo^ EEC ' 

foodrsurplnses. • • 

British ministers had con- 
sistently said there mast be 
price restraint in European 
agriculture and the extent to 
which the message had got 
home was perhaps not re- 
alized. European ministers no 


in 


lODger reached for a -cheque tive in 


when confronted, with a 
problem; 


But surpluses would not be 
timtroiled by price restraint 
alone. They must have a 
package of measures and it 
was dear that ranch land was 
surplus to grain .growers' 
totellS* 

Even within the United 
Kingdom, about the most ef- 
ficient cereal producer 
Europe, they heeded to _ 
some .land out of- -cereals.] 
production; ■ 

Bat cereah^qnhtes-wbidd be 
an administrative nightmare. 
How could they begj&to police 
quotas on more thaw a ntQtion 
Italian gram producers? 

The British Government 
had taken an important initia- 
putting forward pro- 


fit- was: a .matter of- some 
urgency because for yearn tbty. 
hadiaiked of rates reform and 
the parte had bees committed 
to abolishing domestic rates. 
Only the Labour Party was 
still wedded to the system of 
domestic rates. It was the 
most reactionary party 
British politics. 

Mr Rifkind .said later that 
rates rebates would continue 
in the new- system and. would 
nat^he ronfined.anerelyno J 
those on supplementary^] 
benefit. - 
~ MIss Heather Braid, Scot- 
tish Conservative and Union- 
ist Association, opening the 
debate, moved a motion 
welcoming government pro- 
posals for reform contained in 
Green Paper and urging 
speedy implementation. 

-The motion was carried 
with about nine against. 

ENVIRONMENT 

Planning 
to be 
updated 

The Government intends to 
bring planning decisions 
closer to the grass roots while 
not abandoning planning con- 
trols, Mr William Wal- 
degrave. Minister . for 
Environment, ~ Countrywide 
and Planning, ;told -tfi? 
conference. ' 

Replying to a debatfe^bn a 
motion balloted for by the 
resprentatives but in a hall 
barely a quarter full, he said 
that planning in rural areas 
should be a matter for district 
councillors within guidelines 
from the county and perhaps 
from central government 
Thai would make GQU.n- 
ciUors responsible for the 
protection of their own areas. 

Mr Waldegrave said that all 
new power stations would be 
acid-free and to ensure that 
emission of sulphur continued-} 
to decline •the— Government 
would spend £60 0 million to 
keep another 50Q,00Q_tonncs 
of sulphur dioxide out of the 
atmosphere from existing 
power stations. 

By the end of the year there 
would be about 200 filling 
stations in the United King- 
dom selling lead-free petrol, 
more than in France and Italy. 

Interim .measures had al- 
ready been taken and mon- 
itoring showed a sharp drop in 
the amount of lead in the 
environment in cities. 

. The reality of the co-opera- 
tion between .the Ministry of 
Agriculture and the Depart- 
ment of Environment was 
irritating to those who be- 
lieved that there were argu- 
ments between .the . two 
departments. There ^ were not 
He listed several ideas that 
the Government bad already 
implemented. 

The next step forward in 
lapd-use-wouJd to increase- the • 
proportion .of boose building- 
recycled land from the 


On 

45 per -'cent 

reached. 


it had already 


Today’s agenda 

The conference ends today 
with Mrs Thatcher’s keynote 
speech. Earlier, there will be 


onfronterLwith a posals in Europe for diverting debates on druk and on party 
■ - - - • —■ -tend- from xereal production: policy and'pnolhrrelations: — H 


,> Reports by Robert Morgan, Jo hn Winder, Howard Underwood, Derek Barnett anj* Peter Mulligan 


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COMMENTARY 









Geoffrey Smith 


Mrs Thatcher will be speak- 
ing today to ft party hr tnbre 
confident modd ' thin would 
have been predicted At the 
beginning of this- conference 
season. 

The Conservatives came to 
Bournemouth in good heart 

because of what had happened 
at the other party conferences 
ami the proceedings this week: 
have further, raised, their 
spirits. i. ' -V. ~" 

That the Conservatives were 
delighted by the LiberaMuua- 
bles over defence- at- East- 
bourne is -hardly E?jr£ri$jm, 
The Tories stand to r jgsm 

particularly from spy «kclme. 

in shpport.Tor -tire- ABkjsce. 
AmtMng that lifts the defence 
issue ap.the politiodugead* is 
also to- the advantage o£ foe: 

Conservatives. 


Labour’s ‘gift’ 
on defence v 


Thar the jparty was further 
encouraged by the Labodir- 
confereoce raayv at . first; 
glance, seem a fittie strange. 
Labour was widely judged to 
have enjoyed a success fa 
Blackpool last week because 
the conference displayed 
.greater unity than for ntaay 
years. . 

But the Conservatives are 
convinced that' Labour defence 
policy -now presents them with 
an opportunity .foot could be 
derisivefafoe nextetoctimt. Jfc 
is nog jut font Labour; has - 
confirmed ite cofflmftment 
unilateralism. Mr/ Kiutotik 
has done so with such enthu- 
siasm and in such stark terms 
that the parties seem to be 
conspiring to pot defence right 
at the centre of the political 

rit4n)h». 

This is of doable benefit to 
the Conservatives. Not only, 
does it provide, there with an 
issue of sudi overriding im- 
portance that&jraght to swfag' 
jrotes to -tbenu lt also has a 
[ u nif yin g effect upon Conser- 
vatives themselves. 

When a party has held 
'office for more than seven 
years there is always the 
danger that it will lose its 
Campaigning edge. 


Bnt Labour’s defence policy 
has persuaded all Conser- 
vatives tint they had better not 
lose next time. It has green a 
crusading fervour to then- 
electoral plans. 

These plans have been very 
much in evidence this week. 
The succession of ministerial 
speeches has been something 
ofa trial ran for the manifesto. 
The connecting thread be- 
tween them Iras not been 
doctrinal. It has not bear a 
genera! emphasis npon 
extending individual choice or, 
indeed, npon any other broad 
concept olf government What 
has distinguished all the min- 
isterial speeches has been' a 
determination to look to die 
future on an essentially prag- 
matic basis. 

One minister after another 
is been oatlining his pro- 
posals for Anther development 
or for relieving public anxi- 
eties in his field. The advan- 
tage of this approach is that it 
is related directly to the 
public's concerns rather Hum 
to the party's theories. 

There has been nothing 
from ministers this week so 
radical as to frighten foe 
electors teJfcit the danger that 
does exist with this kind of 
pragmatic approach is that it 
liable to be expensive. 
Responding to public wishes 
tends' tocost money. 

The immediate budgetary 
implications rtf the rations 
commitments made this week 
are not dear. Nigel Lawson 
was emphatic in his speech 
yesterday that foe Govern- 
ment would not" engage in an 
irresponsible spending spree." 
He promised to keep borrow- 
ing firmly under contra L 


Threat of full 
sterling crisis 


He has to emphasize this, as 
he most know that nothing 
cqqM so swfftiy lose foe 
ground gained in this con- 
ferenceas a foil-blown sterling 
crisis with' sharply - - rising 
interest rates^But l do wonder 
bow mtich scope he will now 
have for farther cats in income 
tax. 

Altogether, though, this has 
been a good week for the 
wvatives* because more 
tlranf eterr' hefhre there has 
been' the ^impression of a 
ministerial 'team. Sir Geoffrey 
Howe yesterday made his 
finest cDofereuce speech, bnt 
what will Unger in my memory 
will be tire- cumulative effect 
more than any individual min- 
isterial contribution. 

This means that Mrs 
Thatcher's speech today will 
not-be-so-critical as it might 
have been. The party should 
be thankful for that because it 
can no longer afford to rely on 

Jiao, al I . • 




Building societies say 
arrears rising amid 


-THE TIMES FRIDAY OCTOBER 10 1986 



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ble is the Cheltenham and 
Gloucester, with arrears on 
total outstanding mortgages of 


u.iou per warn, many lour 

times the industry -avenge of 
0-049 per cenL 

Second place is occupied by 
the Town and Country, with 
arrears of 0.1 08 per cent. The' 
Yorkshire, Bradford and Bing- 
ley and the Guardian an 
recorded doable the average. 

This contrasts sharply with 
the larger societies, many of 
which showed arrears well 
below the average. The Hali- 
fax, Britain's largest society, 
recorded arrears of 0.026 per 
cent, and the Abbey National 
had arrears of 0.043 per cent. . 

Different building societies 
use diffe r e nt methods to cal- 
culate arre ar s , so the figures 
are not directly comparable. 
None tire less, they do indicate 
underlying trends. 

Like many smaller societies, 
tbe Cheltenham and Glouces- 
ter and the Town and Country 
have sn*fe»rad bra growth 
rales. in the past few years. 
Most are able to lend up to 
three times primary income 
and one time secondary in- 
come. Others, notably the 
Leamington Spa and tbe 
Leeds and Holbeck, are pre- 
pared to offer more. 

Mr Christopher Steele, raar- 

IfFfjngiMTayr rttlw nirftMi . 

ham and Gloucester, said that 
its higher than average arrears 
were attributable to its relaxed 
lendiira policies between 1981 


and 1983. But, he masted., 
“we run a tight strip”. 

He said that the high figures 
were based on “honest and 
accurate disclosure”, unlike 
other societies which had only 
recently relaxed their tending 
criteria 

Mr Brian Grinyer, deputy 
chief executive or tire Town 


societies bad been too lax m 
their lending policies. But be 
said there had been a rise in 
lending to first-time buyers, 
“who are more likely to aid 
up in arrears because of 
marital prob lems, unemploy- 
ment and financial 


Mr Ralph Pyett, assistant 
general manager tor the York- 
shire, said that the pri n ci ple of 
100 per cent home loans was; 
“a material factor in the 
increase in arrears which has 
forced us to' cut back on this 
type of lending”. 

Mr Pyett said: “The York- 
shire suffered, particularly as a 
resuh of the effects of the 
miners* strike, many of whom 
are still trying to recover from 
accumulated ar re ars . We al- 
lowed the miners to fell 
behind in payments, but we 
bad very lime choke.” 

The Yorkshire experience 
highlights the growing politi- 
cal sensitivity to society poli- 
cies on arrears and reposses- 
sions. At present most buil- 
ding societies go out of their 
way to assist borrowers who 
have fallen behind in repay- 
ments, and attempt to re- 
possess only as a last resort 

But the growth in com- 
petition, and the consequent 
increase on lenders* profit 
margins, could force them to 
take a much harder line. 






PARLIAMENT OCTOBER 9 1986 


Whose home if 
couples part? 


Police bringing in one of 13 suspected football hooligans arrested in dawn raids in West 
Yorkshire as part of Op erat ion Unruly after a riot at a recent Bradfocd-Leeds match. 

‘Fat Man’ Police swoop on 

says police football suspects 
mistaken 

operation Unruly swung supporters were killed, 
metal dreierj 2 «aeraay denied action at dawn yesterday Police wen? inundated with 
he was the Mt Man who lea when police officers swooped calls when they released their 
Chelsea Foot ban Club on ^ homes of football video recording for public 
supporters on an orgy of omnorTers and arrested 13 viewing Iasi Frida v and 


HOUSE OF LORDS 

Tbe difficult housing and 
rehousing problems involved 
for local authorities, bousing 

associations and voluntary 
bodies when couples, married or 
unmarried, separate are to be 
investigated by a Department of 
Environment working parry 
with a view to IcgisJatiue 
changes. 

This was announced by Lord 
Skdmersdale. Under Secretary 
of State for Environment, 
during the resumed committee 
singe in tbe House of Lords of 
the Housing and Planning Bin. 
The Opposition, in pressing for 
action, feared there would be 
further long delay and forced a 
division. However, the 
Government had a majority of 
one, the Labour amendment 
being rejected by 94 votes to 93. 

Tbe amendment sought to 
insen in Schedule 2 of the 
Housing Act 1985 grounds for 
possession of a dwelling when a 
relationship broke down. 

Lady Darid (Lab), for the 
Opposition. said 1 

representations had been 
received for a number of years 
from local authorities, housing 
associations and voluntary 
bodies th3t a change of law in 
this area was required. 

The proposal in tbe 
amendment would be voluntary 
on the landlord and would only 
work when one or other of the 


parties requested a 
determination. The Opposition 
wanted to help sort out difficult 
and distressing situations m a 
shorter time than recourse to 
divorce or matrimonial courts 
involved. 

Lord Slcdmeradale agreed ibis 
was a difficult area. Proposals to 
make relationship breakdown a 
ground for possession were by 
no means new and were resisted 
at the lime of the 1 980 and 1984 
Housing Acts principally 
because it was felt this ought to 
be settled under matrimonial 
legislation rather than by the 
public sector landlord. 

He recognised there was 
support for the proposed 
amendment. The situation in 
Scotland was not a valid 
precedent but he accepted h was 
time they had another look at 
policy on this point. Officials 
had already written to the 
London Boroughs Association 
and the Institute of Housing. 

Once pressure of work on this 
Bill had subsided, the 
deportment would set up a 
working party to consider 
carefully the situation in 
England and Wales. It was 
complex, involving interaction 
of housing and matrimonial 
legislation. An assessment of the 
consequences of possible 
changes must be made. 

This could not be done in 
lime for this Bill. The 
amendment might well not be 
the way to go about h. 


By Ian Smith 



Mr Matthews, aged 26, who 
weighed more than 19 stone 
when arrested, tokl a jury at 
the Central Criminal Court 
that a police witness was 
mistaken when picking hhn 
out as the leader of a 30-strong 
mob which attacked rival fans 
at Stamford Bridge. 

He also said he had no 
connection with a “vicious” 
attack on a manager of a 
public bouse in Chelsea after 
the game against Manchester 
United on December 29, 1984. 

Mr Matthews, a father of 
fonr from Wandsworth, 
south-west London, said he 
went to the gone alone and 
later took his wife, Tracey, for 
a drink at Hemy J Bean’s 
public house m Kings Road. 

He pleads not guilty to 
charges of riot, affray and 
causing grievous bodily harm 
to Mr Neil Hansen, the puhtic 
house manager. . 

The. trial was amounted 
until today: 


Operation Unruly swung 
into action at dawn yesterday 
when police officers swooped 
on the homes of football 
supporters and arrested 13 
people suspected of involve- 
ment in the Odsal stadium 
football riot in Bradford last 
month. 

Troublemakers were identi- 
fied by police video recordings 
at the ugly scenes when rival 
fens at the Bradford-Leeds 
game on September 20 tried to 
tipa van containing boiling fet 
on lop of a crowded stand and 
almost caused a repetition of 
the disaster last year when 56 


supporters were killed. 

Police were inundated with 
calls when they released their 
video recording for public 
viewing last Friday and 
yesterday's early morning raid 
by uniformed officers and 
detectives resulted from 
information supplied by many 
relatives and friends of those 
arrested. 

Mr Denis O’Toole, assistant 
chief constable, of West York- 
shire police, said later “Public , 
response has been tremen- 
dous. even friends and rel- 
atives have come forward to , 
give every help they can.” 


Murder on pre-parole 


Fan jailed for threats 


A man arrested in Bradford 
before the Bradford City- 
Leeds United football match 
on September 20 was jailed for 
six months by Bradford mag- 
istrates yesteroay. 

Anthony Kenneth Roberts, 
aged 24, formerly of Guiseley, 
near Leeds, but now of no 
fixed address, admitted using 
insulting or threatening words 
or behaviour in Bradford 
centre. 


Tbe court was told that 
Roberts was at the fiont of a 
group of about 100 Leeds i 
supporters. On the way to the 
match they met a small group 
of Bradford City suppo rte rs. 

Roberts was seen by police 
to gesticulate and shout 
threats in an attempt to incite 
the Leeds supporters and pro- 
voke a fight. When be was 
arrested helashed out at police 
with his legs and fists. 


There had been an investigation 
into tbe case of William 
Anderson who murdered a man 
within a week of release on pre- 
parole home leave, during the 
currency of a sentence for 
stabbiiu and robbery, the Earl 
of Caithness. Minister of Stale. 
Home Office, told peers during 
question time. 

He explained: The Parole 
Board bad foil information in 
front of iL It did not have a 
psychiatric report, but that 
could have been provided had 
they wished iL The Government 
is satisfied the decision to grant 
Anderson parole was taken in 
the light of adequate 
information about his 
background and record of 
offending. 

Lord Boyd-Cupenter (ck This 
case and the concern it caused 
the judge who tried the 
subsequent murder ease, 
illustrates the heavy 
responsibility on the shoulders 
of those who release dangerous 
men on parole. 

Lord Mishcoa (Lab): This 
incident must be regarded with 
honor by everyone. But it 
would be extremely dangerous 
and wrong to take an 
unfortunate case of this land 
and try to apply to it a genera] 


rule in regard to tbe granting of 
parole. 

Tbe Earl of Caithness: This was 
a tragic and horrific ev»L Judge * 
Hazan. commenting on the case, 
said die granting m parole and. 
pre-parole leave to enable 
offenders to adjust to the . 
outside world, was an essential 
clement in any criminal justice 
system and. rightly used, coidd . 
rehabilitate offenders. 

Lord Grimond (LX a former 
chairman of the Parole Board, ' 
said the case was a mqor failure 
of the parole system. 

Next week 

Business in the Lords next week 
will be: 

Monday: Housing and Planning 
Bill, committee stage. 

Taesday and Thursday: 
Financial Services Bill, report 
stage. 

Wednesday: National Health 
Service (Amendment) Bill, 
committee stage. 

Friday: European Communities 
(Amendment) Bill, committee 
stage. 

Parliament today 

Lords (11): Debate on 
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H-bomb power ‘famed’ 
in laboratory tests 
by British scientists 


By Pearce Wright, Science Editor 


The power of the H-bomb 
has been harnessed for the 
first iimc in a machine in the 
laboratory- Temperatures of 
more than 100 m degrees 
centigrade were reached, when 
atoms of heavy hydrogen 
fusediQgether three weeks ago 
in a. machine called JET, at 
Culham in Oxfordshire. 

The process has been re- 
peated in the United States, 
with temperatures approach- 
ing ZOOmCin the son of fusion 
reactions that mimic the pro- 
cesses which fuel the sun. 

In principle, the “Tamed" 
version of the reaction that 
liberates energy in the hydro- 
gen bomb could produce 
enough power for the world’s 
needs for thousands of years. 

The fuel it uses is deu- 
terium. or heavy hydrogen, 
abundantly available in tbe 
oceans. 

Unlike the present day 
nuclear power stations, which 
split the heavy uranium atom 
into 100 radioactive waste 
products, fusion involves forc- 
ing Two hydrogen atoms to- 
gether. When they- combine, 
they- form the inert gas. 
helium. 

The energy released in the 
process would provide the 
source of power for electricity 
generation. 

Some waste would arise- 
because the metal used to 


forge the vessel for the fusion 
machine would become radio- 
active from neutron 
bombardment. 

There is a controlled mod- 
esty among the scientists at 
the JET laboratoiy at Culham. 
and at Princeton in the United 
States, about the break- 
through. The technical papers 
reporting their achievements 
have yel to be published 

But their diffidence has 
another explanation. They 
remember a hiatus, more than 
25 years ago, when British 
physicists suggested mistak- 
enly, from experiments with a 
machine called Zeta, that they 
knew how to control thermo- 
nuclear fusion. 

Vet the latest apparatus in 
Britain and the United States 
in which fusion has been 
achieved by the union of 
atoms of deuterium, incor- 
porates ideas tested on Zeta. 

But many other modifica- 
tions that come from fun- 
damental discoveries in the 
physics of nuclear reactions 
are included 

As even the most heat- 
resistant materials melt at 
temperatures around 2.000C, 
it is a challenge to create a 
hearth for a furnace of earth 
which bums as brightly as the 
sun, at more than lOOmC 

The answer demonstrated 
at Culham by a European 


team of 500 top scientists and 
engineers, working with Dr 
Paul Rebut, the French physi- 
cist, depends on creating mag- 
netic bottles. 

Hie JET machine is a £200 
million project under a EEC 
research programme. 

Fusion takes place inside a 
doughnut-shaped vessel. But 
within that there is an in- 
visible. powerful magnetic 
container that restricts tbe 
super-hot ribbon of heavy 
hydrogen to a ring smaller 
than a thread of cotton. . 

The trick of squeezing the 
material together, until it be- 
comes fluid-like in the form of 
a plasma, and then fuses, rests 
on magnetic confinement. 
Other ways are being tried 
using lasers. 

The magnetic type of ma- 
chines are known as 
Tokamaks. In addition to 
JET, at Culham. and the 
TFTR at Princeton, there is 
another in Japan and one in 
the Soviet Union. 

The JET machine is experi- 
mental equipment to prove 
that fusion can be controlled 

At the end of next month 
the machine will be modified 
for the next phase of research 
destined to end in 1990. Only 
then, win designers know how 
the understanding of fusion 
reactions can be translated 
into a practical power station. 



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Runcie proposes union with radicals 


By Clifford Loadey 
Religious Affairs 
Correspondent 
A new church unity move- 
ment to bring together theo- 
logical radicals and 
traditionalists was proposed 
yesterday by the Archbishop 
of Canterbury, Dr Robert 
Runde. in a lecture at Yale 
University. 

The price of neglecting this 
would be new splits- and 
fragmentations in all the 
churches, he said 
Dr Runcie is in the United 


States to deliver a series of sies. such as- over the ordina- 
iectures at Yale and Harvard .tion of women or* the literal 


universities, on contemporary 
theological themes. 

Referring to the controversy 


truth of the Virgin Birth, and 
Resurrection, there- was tittle 
dialogue between opposing 


Warning 
to doctors 
n allergy 
injections 

By Oar Science Editor 

A warning- has- gone to 
doctors advising them to be 
cautious in giving courses of 
injections to protect against - 
allergies- from substances 
including housedust. pollens, 
wasp and bee stings, and other 
natural irritants. * 

A letter from Sir Abraham 
Goldberg, chairman of - the 
Committee on Safety ofMfcdi- 
does, says: “Such treatment" 
should, only be carried out - 
where facilities for reSusdta- - 
tion are immediately avail- . 
able, and patients should bfe ■ 
kept under medical observa- 
tion for at least two hours.* 

The concern comes after a 
small but marked rise in the 
number of deaths from shock 
after anti-allergy injections. 

White there were only IS : ■ 
cases in the 22 years -up to 
1979; the number has slowly 
risen. In the past 18 months, 
there havebeen five deaths. 
Prq^ratiowfw^ernCTgei^ ‘ • 


ief niedk 


surrounding the Bishop of sides, “only caricature, slo- 
Durham’s liberal theological gans, and mutual anathemas”. 


views. Dr Runcie said that the 
existing ecumenical move- 
ment. between churches di- 
vided by earlier quarrels, was 
beginning to answer questions 
no one was asking any more, 
and “achieving peace where 
there was no longer war". 

In contemporary comrover- 


In an implicit rebuke to the ' 
bishop' he added that in his 
experience there was none so 
intolerant as a high-minded 
libera] churchman. 

“It is the case that a 
conservative will have much 
more in common with a 
traditionalist in another 


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church than with a radical in 
his own. -The new boundaries 
are not denominational" . described yesterday 
“ There was an urgent need to Donald Achcson, chief medi- 
take seriously <he. insights of cal officer. to. the Department/ 
both sides. “If we do. not of Health, were for doctors to-, 
pursue this task the tensions have supplies of adrenalin and * 
within all the churches will cortisone to band. Most pep- 
increase until there are new pie wilt have to be treated in 
splits and fragmentations. dinics because specialist 
“If this century has been equipment is also necessary, 
rightly described as one- of Details of the medicines 
ecumenical advance, let us involved are described in 
take the precaution of looking today's issue of The British 
ahead and preventing fresh Medical Journal. They in- 
schisms.”' ■ dude extracts of house-dust 

mite in two drugs: Norisen. 
involved in three deaths, and 
Migen. involved m four. More 
than 24,000 people have been 
treated with the first, and 
more than 114,000 with the . 
second. 

The substance for protect- . 
jug against pollen allergy • 
called Pollinex, used by more 


pursue this task the tensions 
within, all the churches will 
increase until there are new 
splii5 and fragmentations. 

“If this century has been 
rightly described as one- of 
ecumenical advance, let us 
take the precaution of looking 
ahead and preventing fresh 
schisms.”' • 

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MPs told 


not to toe 


party line 

a Fletcher called Pollinex. used by more 
Reporter than 640.000 peopte has been , 

. Involved in two deaths. There 
MPs must “follow their t 3 | een no deaths recorded 
convictions instead of toeing jg ^ extracts used for wasp • 
the party line when voting in 5 ^ venoms; but only a • 
the Commons, .the select ^ peop| e have been- inacu* - 
coratmttee on procedure said iated against such stings. ' 

? n ~ a . report .published- The; warning comes when — 
yesterday. ' .J. allergy dimes begin couTseswif 

It says this is essential if the usually between 

committees fresh recom- to six momhsto de- 

raendations to improve sensitize people before the 
consideration of Bills in the s pring attacks of hay fever. 

Printer spent 
£100,000 on 
the horses 

A printer who earned £900 a ! 
week borrowed £ 100,000 and 
spent it gambling on horses, 
Croydon Bankruptcy Court 
was tffld'yfesteitiay. 

Nicholas Maxwell aged 43, • 
a linotype operator with* the 
Financial Times who earned 
£46,826 a year, was said- to 
have gross - liabilities of 
£164,668.- He had taken out 
several bank loans and. over- - 
drafts, totalling about . 
£ 100 , 000 . 

Mr Maxwell, of Woodlands . 
Road, Bickley, Kent, told Mr 
Jaffray Mogg, the assistant 
official receiver: “I was art 7 
dieted to gambling. I don't 
smoke or drink.” 

He put his household and 
personal expenses for the four 
years at about £48,000 and 
said that all the loans and the 
remainder of bis salary must 
have gone on the horses. 

The public examination was: 
ad journed. ' 

Twins have ; 
identical ; 
operations : 


Committee's -fresh recom- 
mendations to 'improve 
consideration of Bills in the 


committee stage are not to 
suffer the same fete as earlier 
which were de- 


bated by Government and 
.Front Botch collusion, . 

The report openly blames 
that defeat in February on 
:“tho , oiganiratiojL. ,of ( both 
front benches and ah unprece- 
dented turnout of .ministers 


‘vetaries qm w . . 

! Those ZfespbasifJIe ignored 
the feet. that badebencherahatf 
broadly supported the pro- 
posals and that .current 
arrangements for considering 
Bills in committee stag: 
“work to the considerable 
detriment of backbenchers 
and minorities'*. 

As disclosed in The Times 
on Monday, the procedure 
committee report makes rad- 
ical new proposals for improv- 
ing consideration of 
important but Contentious 
Bills. 

It suggests that no standing 
committee should sit later 
t than 1 0 . 00 pm, thereby stop- 
ping MPs from considering 
vital amendments to im- 
portant legislation in tbe small 
hours of the morning after a 
foil day’s work. 

It also wants' to .stop -the 
present system whereby fili- 
bustering can mean a conten- 
tions Bill passing to -the Lords 
■"with- half- -its -clauses 
unconsidered. 

In addition tbe report sug^ 


Gareth 


Nicholas 


geas the creation of a business Thompson are twins and so 
subcommittee to review a alike in everything they do 
BilFs progress after six sit- that they even went down with 
tings. If necessary that sub- an identical illness -to the 


committee 
prescribe a 


could then 
set number of 


sittings and a date by which 
consideration of the whole bill 


fascination of doctors. 

The boys, aged six, were 


should be completed. 


1 b°th found to be suffering 

of the whole bill from dilated kidneys, and they 


went into the Queen's Medical 


If therp was still inadequate Centre at Nottingham at the ; 
process, the subcommittee same ' time for the same - . 
could set down precise times operation. -• - 

IK. "Sf 3SVV P®?' so intrigbed by- . 
the Bifl should have been the casethat the twins’ histoiy 
considered. " is to be written up for a 

The committee believes medical journal .* 
these proposals are “not only Their mother, Mrs Susan 


Thompson, aged 34, of 
Beckingthorpe Drive; 
Boitersford, Nottinghamshire,', 
said yesterday: “They do 

everything alike, iso we woo 

not surprised when they were 
both found to have the -same 
complaint" 



reasonable but essential”! 

“If, however, these reforms 
are to proceed, it is essential 
that more members follow 
their convictions and make 
themselves available to sup- 
port the committee in the 
lobby." the report says. 

Fight to halt Aids may 
include TV advertising 

By Jonathan Miller, Media Correspondent ' - 

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been made because tire Gov- medical officer of the Health 
ernment has not yet allocated Education- Council,- said. The' 
any money to pay for them. council -is baddag the de- 

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number of options being . for it. -- 

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US controversy • Boost for Warsaw • Summit scene 


White House fights back 
after the Kalb bombshell 


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ly . ,n 8 ^ been 
mis aadefstoo<t I 
Si iHS you lhal « have 
f^hed to anyone. We did not 
^■io he to anyone- 
ft* n 1 journal isis disagree. 

i^ r tSS2 r i K ? ,b ' **■* jouinal- 
in-tumed-spokcsman for the 

vES£ZX m * ka t ™Won.- 

Wednesday m prole* at; foe 
o.istntormauon campaign <te- 

G®n 10 keep CoI °^ 
JjadafTi m uncertainty .over. 

L 'utenuons. against him. ■ 

Mr Kalb. known during his 

ume as chief State Depart-' 

ntent spokesman to part reluc- 


tantly with information, said 
on Wednesday that he had 
never knowingly given out 
talse information. 

Mr Regan, speaking on US 
.television before dashing off 
to join the President on his 
■flight to Iceland. _ acknowl- 
edged the authenticity of a 
leaked document written by 
AdnufaTJote Potpdexier.. -the 
NatKtoaT^Seafrwj. 1 1 . Adviser, 
which standd&ctow. 

_ The document staled of the 
controversial policy: “One- of 
ihe.key eiemerUs is that it 
combines real and iflusionary 
events, thrcmgh a disinformat- 
ion progranrme. wrth the baric 
goal of making. GadafS think 
that there is a high degree of 


internal opposition to him 
within Libia, that his key 
trusted aides are disfoyaL that 
the United States is about to 
move against him militarily." 

In August Administration 
officials began teUrng journal- 
ists that Colonel Gaddafi was 
involved in renewed support 
for terrorists which coukl lead 
io another attack on Libya by 
US forces. In fact, it now 
transpires, dure .was no ev- 
idence to back up the 
statements. 

Mr Kalb, aged 64. said that 
since be first read details of the 
doenmenrin the IVoshingion 
Post . his days and nights had 
been marked by personal an- 
guish. M I was concerned with 


Libya attacks ‘lies, trickery’ 


- LondonXReuler) — Libya’s 
'official Jana news agency said 
today ‘ ‘the .resignation ^.on 
Wednesday of the US State 
Department spokesman. Mr 
Bernard Kalb, had exposed 
the Reagan Administration’s 


“lies and trickery-. 

Jana, monitored by the 
BBC said decision-makers in 
the White House had been 
revealed in Their -lies and 
trickery". 


the impact of any such pro- 
gramme on The credibility of 
the United States and the 
word of America and what the 
word of America meant." he 
said. 

On Tuesday night he 
walked into the office of Mr 
Geotge Shultz, the Secretary 
of State, to resign . Afterwards, 
his voice straining with the 
emotion that he frequently 
displays, he acknowledged 
that the timing on the eve of 
the summit was unfortunate. 

But Mr Kalb understands 
diplomacy. Mr Kalb, the son 
of Polish and Russian im- 
migrants. covered diplomatic 
news for many years for CBS 
and NBC television networks. 
He has worked for The New 
York Times, has been a 
correspondent in South-East 
Asia 

His first 

journalism was for 
York Times, which he left in 
1 961 after 1 S years. He has has 
co-a uihored two books. 


major job in 
The New 


US will lift Poland sanctions Denmark 


from Roger Bayes, Warsaw 


The United States wffl ifift 
one or both df 'dx r :ren>&^. 
economic sanctions- against-. 
Poland soon after the Rejkya-c. 
vik summit between Mr Mik- 
hail Gorbachov and President 
Reagan, according to senior' 
diplomats in eastern Europe. 

The more, long awaited by 
Warsaw, which expected * 
swifter and a more entfausias- ' 
tic Western response to its 
recent amnesty of political 
prisoners, should pot relations'^ 
betw een the United States jand 



of economic 
was agreed, with 
some difficulty, by Nato in 
I982,soonafter the imposition 
of martial law and die h* n| ti«g 
of Solidarity. As Poland has 
relaxed some of its policies — 
ending internment andJreemg 
political prisoners in a series 
of anmesties V so sanctions 
have' dropped away, and Che 
United States h as fitted Its. 

objection- to Pofisb member- 

Poland or. a normaf footing- ship the International 
after years of bickezibg, J£ar1y\ ; Monetary Fund. ... ... 

this year General Jartiz^lD,-'/:-!^^ US derision to ram 
the Polish leader, toW Cbm- .tteremamingsanctMms is the 

result of a combination of 
factors. First, there is the 
Polish initiative not only ' to 
free such prisoners as the 
Solidarity underground chief, 
Mr'Zbtgniew Bqjafc, but also 
to establish # new consaitatnfe 
firttrttttwfceirthe antboritietf 

and.^inoderatir’^dHsideirts. 

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□moist Party ddegates that 
the WasMngtim-Warsaw rela- 
tionship was at “Tack bottom”. 

The two' remaining^ sanc- 
tions are a freeze oa new' 
credits to Poland and the 
suspension of mdst-favomed 
trading «tatito>(MFN)*-*nie 
credit squea£ *herts"TPtf&h 
industry. 


Washin^w 

ndicoles^ni 
of defector 


maptd 'tor. a genuhwldiaiogiie 


between the Goverment and 
the Bt^sh people. 

Second, there is the “spirit 
of Reykjavik- a spirit yer to 
be nnbmtled. There is ajqnr- 
ently some hope that Reykja- 
vik will be more effective than 
the -get acqu ai nted- su mmi t 
in Geneva in spreading East- 
West coarifimon beyond the 
arms control arena. 

The Pofish primate. Cardi- 
nal Jozef Gfeuip, the Pope and 
tiie Solidarity chairman, Mr 
Lech Walesa, have spoken 
against sanctions. Mr Bqjak 
-and some other underground 
"leaders are more' sceptical, 
saying sanctions could still 
serve a useful pmpose to 
ensuring that PMuh authori- 
ties do aot again round up the 
Solidarity opposition. 

The Assistant Secretary of 
State specia firing m Eastern 
Europe, Miss Roxanne Ridge- 
way. says the US has told 
Warsaw it was pleased with 
-the ^Sp^darilf amn e st y and 
'she*tas -Mated at 
changes of direction. 


peace 

congress 

-From Christopher FoDett 
- Copenhagen 

The Reagan-Gotbachov tal- 
ks in Iceland this -weekend 
Uneaten to overshadow a a 
controversial international pe- 
ace conference here. 

The World Congress de- 
voted to the International 
Year of Peace wall take place 
m the Danish capital from 
October IS to 19 to mark the 
United Nations Peace Year. 

More than 2,000 partici- 
pams from 132 countries will 
Hicrnc* disar mament, h uman 

rights, nuclear-free zones ami 
other issues. 

The Congress is being or- 
ganized by the Helsinki-based 
World Peace Council an um- 
brella organization for peace 
groups all over the world 
which has been attacked in the 
West as being controlled by 
the Soviet Union. The Copen- 
hagen Congress is the first to 
be held marjfeto country. * 
4**.* 



Pre sid en t Reagan embracing his wife Nancy as he leaves Was hit 
ing in Reykjavik with Mr Mikhail Gorbachov, the i 


i for the summit m ed- 
it leader. 


Iceland tightens security in 
its own relaxed style 


From Christopher Walker, Reykjavik 


££■ 



Washington A State 
Department spokesman yes- 
terday said statements attrib- 
uted to Mr Arnold Loksiun, 
an American biomedical re- 
searcher who has defected id 
the Soviet Unfon, tfrax tie H&T 
Government; had harassed^ 
him or- threatejj^dps Tife-,> 
because of is politreafcopinipns 
are "patently; -AbsHrti"--: 

(Mohsin Ali writes). • • * ' 

The spokesman said thawas. . 
an American citizen, Mr Lak- 
shin was welcome to travd to 
and from the United Stales 
whenever he chose and was 
free to choose his place of 
residence. _ 

Mr Lokshin; aged *47,- a 
nati\*e of San Francisca flew 
to Moscow with tift‘*wife and 

SgS C fanS C! W^h^^ Dfot ^feAjiMWLo^^ t^ ^M^rfcan doctor, wjfli his wife^irrainc, and difldren in Moscow. 


Icelandic workmen were 
busy yesterday erecting a 30ft 
hessian anti-sniper screen 
around the neat three-storey 
white (and reputedly haunted) 
wooden bouse where Presi- 
dent Reagan and Mr Mikhail 
Gorbachov, the Soviet leader, 
will hold three meetings at the 
weekend. 

Aside from the KGB officer 
in a Mack bombing pacing 
around the windswept lawns 
of the seafront house, the 
flimsy screen — erected at the 
request of both Moscow and 
'.Washington —-was the only: 
►outward sign of probably the 
most bizarre security opera- 
tion ever to surround a meet-, 
frig of superpower leaders. 

The atmosphere^ was so 
relaxed that at 9 am it was still 
possible for this reporter to 
knock on the white front door 
of the summit venue and be 
greeted by a polite, unarmed 
Icelandic policeman. Inside 
the former British Consular 
residence (which in its time 
has housed both Winston 
Churchill and Marlene Diet- 
rich), bunches of gladioli were 
being fussily rearranged under 
modest chandeliers. 

Hours before, the Govern- 
ment passed emergency leg- 
islation to enable it to 
commandeer all buildings in 
the vicinity for the duration of 
the su mmi t The Icelandic 
coastguard has also been or- 
dered to moor one of its ships 
offshore: 

The only other armed se- 
curity men from the Icelandic 
side will be the 20-strong anti- 
terrorist unit the self-styled 


"Viking squad" whose mem- 
bers will carry pistols and 
work in plain clothes. They 
have had to cancel a training 
exercise in Norway. 

The squad, which is some- 
thing of a joke among most 
Icelanders (“They are just the 
fittest 20 lads we have got" an 
official admitted), will be 
backed by 400 regular police- 
men and 250 auxiiiarries. 
They in turn will be assisted 

A senior West German pofi- 
4kian appealed to President 
Reagan yesterd a y to obtain the 
release of Rndotf Hess, aged 
92, the Nazi war aimuial mid 
former depaty of Hitler, when 
he meets Mr Mikhail Gorbac- 
hov, tiie Soviet leader, (Renter 
reports from Bonn). 

by big detachments of Soviet 
and American secret service- 
men, who have been hastily 
dispatched to the island by 
plane and boat 

Also in place is the huge 
armour-plated black Zil lim- 
ousine sent from Moscow to 
transport Mr Gorbachov. Ice- 
land has agreed that Soviet 
and US marksmen will guard 
all rooftops along the routes to 
and from the venue. 

-Of course, we are nervous 
about security, the chief police 
spokesman, Mr Karl Johans- 
son, said. "I am sure the 
people in charge are looking 
forward to next Sunday as 
much as children look forward 
to Christmas. But we are 
confident lhal because of our 
special geographic location 
there will be no attacks." 


He added as we lunched off 
a mountain of boiled fish in 
the police canteen: “Wc have 
had the airport closed to those 
without legitimate business 
here since before the summit 
was announced. Everyone 
knows everyone in Reykjavik, 
so we think an outsider would 
stand little chance of launch- 
ing an attack. 

For security reasons. Mr 
Gorbachov had still not in- 
formed the Icelandic authori- 
ties by last night whether he 
would be sleeping on the 
Russian liner now moored in 
Reykjavik harbour or in the 
Main Hold, where the 
presidential suite has been 
reserved for him. President 
Reagan will be sleeping in the 
US Embassy. 

-Every person who arrives 
here is being thoroughly 
searched for weapons and 
explosives, as we are well 
aware that both Gadaffi and 
Khotnenei would be wishing 
this weekend that one of their 
supporters had an Icelandic 
gun permit." Mr Johansson 
said. “So far, we have found 
nobody trying to smuggle in 
any arms. 

The Icelandic authorities 
are aware that Moscow is not 
pleased by their derision to 
allow Jewish activists into the 
country for the summit, 
including a group from the 
US, who arrive today 

But officials insist that the 
Jews be allowed in. provided 
all agree not to demonstrate 
without a permit. -.Any who 
do, will quickly be expelled." 
Mr Johansson said. 


Three die 
in Mafia 
revenge 
shooting 

Messina (AFP) — Three 
people, two of them former 
convicts, were shot dead in a 
hospital waiting room here in ' 
what police said appeared to 
be a Mafia revenge killing. A 
1 3-year-old boy with them 
escaped unhurt. 

One of the dead was among . 
the 474 accused in a large 
Mafia trial now underway in. 
the Sicilian capital, Palermo. 

Killer snakes 

Dhaka (Reuter) — Snakes 
killed at least 20 people and 10 
others drowned when a boat 
capsized, raising the death toll 
in Bangladesh monsoon 
floods to 70. 

Nato boycott 

Brussels (Reuter) — Greece 
will boycott a Nato naval 
exercise in the Mediterranean 
on October 15 apparently 
because of its dispute with ’ 
Turkey and the status of 
Greek’ forces on Lemnos. 

Shuttle tests 

Cape Canaveral (Reuter) — 
Escape procedures will be 
tested on the new- space shuttle 
Atlantis, yesterday rolled out 
to the launch pad from which 
seven doomed Challenger as- 
tronauts blasted off on in 
January. 

Damages paid 

Oslo (Reuter) - Libya has 
paid Norway £345.000 dam- 
ages for illegally detaining a. 
Norwegian freighter and its 
crew- in 1984. 

Costa thirsty - 

Madrid — For the second . *. 
lime in two months large areas •*•* 
of the western end of Spain's 
Costa del Sol are without 
drinking water because of a 
mains failure. 

Rock visit 

Gibraltar — General Ber- 
nard Rogers. Nato's Supreme ; 
Allied Commander for 
Europe, left Gibraltar after a . 
two-day visit. 

Greens’ plea 

Bonn — West Germany's. , 
ecologist Greens party called * - 
for sweeping bans on the sale,.' ' 
consumption and advertising - * 
of cigarettes. alcohoL sugar . - 
and sweets. ? 

Duke warns : 

Tokyo (Reuter) —The Duke • 
of Edinburgh warned here that : 
the condition of the natural 
world was getting so bad lhal 
“the future of mankind itself is^ 
beginning to be at risk” 

Food delayed 

Khartoum (Reuter) — Air 
airlift of famine relief suppUea - 
to south Sudan was called off ; 
for the second time in nine- - 
days. 

Debate brawl V 

Brussels (Reuter) — A par- 
liamentary debate on the sack- j . ' 
ing of a French-speaking 
mayor for not having a suf 
ficient knowledge of Dutch:. . 
was suspended after a brawL * 

Detainee dies i 

Paris (AFP) — Amnesty * 
International said that tbo ' 
Bahrain political activist,' 
Hacbem Ismail af-Alawi, de- - 
tained for a year in a Bahrain,. ; 
jail, has died. 


Euto-MPs urge Fmiclii 
to end visa controls 

From Richard Owen, Brussels 


Objections among Euto- 
MPs to French immigration 
controls designed to prevent 
terrorism came to^A.head 
yesterday . as -the European; 
Parliament iff Strasbourg 

called by a majority of pne 
vote for France.to abpUsh the 
new system, saying it was 
contrary to the EEC policy of 
open frontiers. ■ ■ - 

Most French MEPs ab- 
stained. arguing that it was not ■ 
up to the Parliament to take a 
stand on a matter affecting 
French national interests. 

MEPs themselves -fell vio- 
tim io Ihe ogbier roles astte?- 
arrived' iff "Strasbourg: 
week for the monthly Par- 
liament session.' A - - 

Under the French . regula- 
tions. designed to counteract ■ 
terrorism m the wate of the 
Paris bombings. non-EEC citi- 


zens have Ito obtain, visas io 
' enter ..France.- But : passport 
checks as a. whole, have been 
stepped.. up. even for; EEC 
^citizens;: Causing ^ ^ queues ^ "and 
jdelays^ai airports 'and. road 
frbntiets-JMHPs, and Brussefs- 
based . officials ‘and correspon- 
. dentif&sed to corsoryjfiphtier 
controls — or no.cohtrbls at all 
— were taken aback to find 
themselves subjected . to 
checks at the. read frontier, 
■ airport and on trains. . 

• OTTAWA: The assembly 
. of the International Civil Avi- 
ation Oiggmration, a UN 
body, has. oiled .for terrorist 


an jniernaSonal crime (John 
BesLyritesU . T, . ; . ■, . . 

The body's governing coun- 
cil was asked- to prepare a draft 
international convention to be 
put to a diplomatic conference 
'bytheendofI9$7. 



last cuts off 
>ar of giant 
larcos bust 

.nib - A dsnjrar 
e blew off part oftheje*-: 
fa Huge concrete bu^ or 

jjand Marcos pergedon 

[side xesort named after, 
former Filippino pre»- 
pofice said yesterday 
h Dalton writes)- 

vtsssses 

of Manila had threat- 

wblowuptfte^and 
jn their ancestor** ■ 

Mr Marcos fled ** 

, Fehmarv.. . - 


T amil families 
sue on deaths 
in prison riots 

Colombo . Thirty nine 
'Case&Jiave been filed ^gamst 
■ the Sri , Lankam Government 
by the parents of Tanril-pris- 
oneTs lolled iff tire Wdikade 
prison by other inmates dur- 
ing rioting in July 1983 
(Vjjrtha Yapa writes). _• • 

They are claiming the 
equivalent of.. £5,000, each, 
alleging negligence by prison 
officials ijt not taking , suf- 
ficient precautions' to prettent 
such incidents. In aD 4TTamfl . 
prisoners were fcflfed iff two 
seperaic incident^TheApor- 
n<^Geheral;:has the 

r l«;m .. . • '• ’■ v y ■ • 


Repoblicans’ Louisiana battlegroimd 

Scandal threat to Democrats 


From Christopher Thomas. New Orleans 


Hot and lazy Lmashma, 
divided by cultnre, arisine and 
oohmr, whose dirty p^hks 
bring sseers of derisioa from 
the more sophisticated states, 
is soddenly at central battle^ 
ground in the Republican 
Party’s straggle to. become a 
real force in toathera politics. 

President Reagan-has been 
to the state Price recently to 
dram op support hi the critical 
battle for-coutroi of the US 
Senate in tire arid-tern ejec- 
tions on November 4. The 
Louisiana result will be a 
harbfriger of Republican str- 

a ^uidy itseems that dm 

party k adranring inexorably 
in this Dasocratic bastion, 
though Loairiana wfll prob- 
ably still (aD to send Ore first 
Republican senator to Wash- 
ington in more than 160 years. 
Nevertheless, toe question 
now is when, not ft tile, eld 
Democratic dynasty will start 
to crack. 

The Repab&ans believe 
Lomstena is one of tire most 
vulnerable senate . seats . in 
1986. For 38 years it has bees 
held by Senator Russell Long* 
who is retiring. ' 

Two veteran members of the 
House of Representatives are 
to ffl) the breach, both 
in their parties 
who preach almost in- 
dferingnkhahte. political idCO- 


Mr John Moore, aged 46, 
tire Repnblkan contender, has 
campaigned on tire theme that 
“tire party's over". The mes- 
saae mhdit seem crnshinely 
dnlLbat it is fafierf meaning in 
■a . state -.coutaatiy embar- 
rassed by the gamb&ng, 
wonuuHring and business an- 
tics (d Mr Edwin Edwards, the 
Democratic Govanor. 



ontcome will probably 

be determined by peranality, 
campaign money and party 
loyalty rather than by issues 
like the 14 per emit unemploy- 
ment rate, the highest m foe 
country after West Virginia. 
The ofl-depeadeat economy, 
which boomed m the 1970s, 
has beendrit severely, by ^ tire oil 


Mr Edwards has been clear- 
ed in two trials on conupthw 
charges, but hk ratings are at 
an all-time low, which has 
nibbed off on foe party's mor- 
ale generally. 

Only three years ago be 
boasted, with some justifica- 
tion, that be was so popular be 
could be kept out of foe 
Governor's Mansion only by 
caught in bed with “a 
jW or a five bqy w . 

Mr Moore, an unfiashy man 
who is respected in the House, 
has raised an impressive $5 
mflfini (£&5 "afilhM) war 
chest, more than double the 
amount die Democrats have 
nrastemL 

‘This is supposed to be an 
election, not aff auction," his 
rival scoffed. 

Much of the money has 

come from the independent ofi 
industry. And the Republican 
Party’s sophisticated com- 
parer-backed land-raising 
apparatus has brought obvious 
results. 

vSensiiig ^trong^ -disenchant — 


Democrats, Mr Moore says: 
**We are offering voters what 
they haven't bad, a candidate 
with no ties to the political 
insiders, to k i c kba ck s, scandal 
and corruption-" 

That simple theme has 
eaten away mi hk rival's lead, 
but with foe black vote still a 
monolithic Democratic force 
Mr Moore k fighting strong 
odds. On presort showing he 
might capture 40 per cent of 
the votes next month, accord- 
ing to party officials. Bat they 
note with satisfaction that 
whites continue in greater 
numbers to switch their tra- 
ditional allegiance. 

In a series of commercials 
aimed at the working-dass 
white vote, one woman de- 
scribes how Mr Moore helped 
her after her home was flood- 
ed, a teacher recounts hk sol- 
icitude when the scfaoolboase 
homed down, a fanner and his 
son teD bow he helped to get a 
. crop loan. 

Mr John Breaux, aged 41, 
foe Democratic contender, has 
been pat oa foe defensive. He 
has been embarrassed by a 
Republican advertising cam- 
paign pointing oat his poor 
attendance record in foe 
House of Representatives. He 
missed 1,083 votes in 15 years, 
although he found time for 
more than 30 trips abroad 
funded by the taxpayers. 

Hk dose association with 
Governor Edwards (they were 
law partners) has also proved 
a handicap, particularly in his 
fund-raising effort. The De- 
mocrats are nevertheless reas- 
onably confident that he will 
win, which Indeed he must do 
if tire party k to stand any 
chance next month of over- 
turning the 53-47 Republican 
majority in the Senate. 


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O’Brien cancels Cape 
lectures after threat 


of violence on campus 


from Michael Hornsby Johannesburg 


The Irish scholar and 
journalist. Dr Conor Cruise 
O'Brien, has cancelled his 
remaining three lectures at the 
University of Cape Town after 
being informed by the Vice- 
Chancellor that if he went 
ahead there was likely to be 
serious violence on campus. 

.Dr O’Brien also had to 
abandon plans yesterday to 
give a pre-lunch lecture at the 
University of the Witwaters- 
raxrd in Johannesburg when 
militant students, predomi- 
nantly black, made it clear 
that he would be shouted 
down if be tried to speak. 

In an interview with The 
Times, Dr O’Brien, who was 
visibly upset by his experi- 
ence, said he had been the 
target of an “academic 
necklace" — a reference to the 


would be responsible, and I 
didn't want that,” Dr O’Brien 
said. "The militant students 
are feeling their power, and I 
think they will tty and extend 
it over other students, over the 
faculty and over the university 
as a whole” 

Before he left for South 
Africa last month with his 
adopted black son Patrick, Dr 
O'Brien wrote an article in 
The Times passionately 


Two landmines have beat 
found and successfully defused 
on a South African farm just 
over the Zimbabwean border, 
the South African authorities 
said yesterday (AFP reports 
from Pretoria). 


petrol-soaked tyre used in the 
black townships to burn to 
death people deemed to be 
government collaborators. 

Opposition to Dr O’Brien's 
presence in South Africa be- 
gan to build last week as he 
came to the end of a five-week 
course of 15 lectures at the 
University of Cape T own. The 
last three of 12 lectures he 
gave were seriously disrupted. 

“I was put in the position 
where if I went on, and 
someone was badly hurt, I 


criticizing the international 
academic boycott of South 
Africa. 

He wrote that he would be 


glad to have his visit to Cape 
Town seen as “a gesture of 
defiance against an inieUec- 
lually-disreputable attempt to 
isolate what I know to be an 
honest, open and creative 
intellectual community” 
Students at Witwatersrand 
yesterday refused Dr O'Brien 
an uninterrupted hearing and 
offered instead to engage in an 
"open debate” with Dr 
O'Brien on the issue of the 


academic boycott but he de- 
clined what he called "another 
punishment session” 

Last Thursday at Cape 
Town students asked, “Why 
have you come here to mock 
the suffering of the people?” 
Dr O'Brien said. 

Opposition to the 
visitcomes mainly from black 
students belonging to the 
Azanian Students' Organiza- 
tion (Azaso), an affiliate of the 
United Democratic Front 
(UDF), a broad multi-radal 
alliance of anti-apartheid 
groups. A minority of white 
students also support the aca- 
demic boycott. 

About 15 per cent of the 
students at the two univer- 
sities are Mack. Both univer- 
sities are staunch opponents 
of apartheid and practise a 
colour-blind admissions pol- 
icy. Inferior schooling and 
lack of financial resources 
severely limits the number of 
blacks who gain entry. 

The Government also has 
the power, so far not invoked, 
to impose a ceiling on the 
□umber of blacks entering 


“white” universities if it 
thinks the proportion is 
becoming too high. Black 
students are not supposed to 
live on campus, though many 
do in defiance of the law. 



IRA nets 
£5m from 


Norwegian 
fish fraud 


From Tony Saantog 
..Oslo 


Mr David Steel, the Liberal leader, waDring with a child 
from Cape Town's black squatter community yesterday. 



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From John England, Boon 


The Norwegian banking 
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most tightly controlled in 
Europe, is reding after reports 
that the IRA has pulled off a 
bizarre swindle involving up 
to £5 million. 

A man. described as a 
known IRA sympathizer, is 
said to have pulled off an 
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There is little doubt here that 
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the IRA. 

"We hope it is a dream,” 
said Mr John Schjelderup 
Olaisen, a director of the TSB.: 
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believe we have woken up.” 

According to the Norwegian 
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could win a 

the West German federal poll 
- in January wonld be a. steal for 
Chancellor Kohl and Us 

They are now mbm® 
with a soreness about ihem- 
sefrcs and their future that 
borders upon hnbris fallowing 
their pre-deetim congress in 
Mainz this week. » 

Held against a background 
of dKOwagfcg opuiiou polls 
and a tether dip in neempjov- 
mest in September, Herr Kohl 
echoed the conviction of the 
780 delegates when he said: 
“We are the government 
party.” 

Barring accidents, to which 
Herr Kohl in the past has been 
prone, in the run-up to the 
election on January 25, he 
may well prove to be right. 
Despite a relatively doll key- 
note-speech, he has emerged 
from the conference with 
greater standing in the party 
both as Ms national c ha i rma n 
and as Chancellor. . 

His leadership b not in 
question, there is ao obvious 
crown prince waiting in the 
wings, and the CDU is rallying 
around him in a display of 
fifty that mast be worth a few 
extra points in the polls. 

The party's Manifesto far 
the Futon, presented in Mainz 
by Dr Hemer Genaler, tire 
witty, sharp-tongued CDU 
secretary-general, was also an 
exercise in confidence of gov-- 
enuaeat into the 1990s. 

The doemnent, with its 
emphasis on “humanized” 


new tedraotop, cuing pro- 
grammes tar families and the 
elderly, ' protection of the 


Nicaragua 
to charge 
American 


From Alan Tomlinson 
Managua 


An American whose plane 
was shot down over Nicaragua 
on Sunday as it dropped sup- 
plies to US-backed rebels may 
soon face trial here on a num- 
ber of charges, possibly by a 
military court, a Government 
officalsaid. 

Miss Angda Sabaflos, a 
Foreign Ministry .spoken 
woman, said the method by' 
which the American, Mr Eu- 
gene Hascnfus, would tie tried 
wasstd being studied. 

‘ ivfr'lbsemus'tt the first 
American to be captured dur- 
ing the four years that the 
United States has been assist- 
ing ihe Contras. 

Asked what charges he 
might fece, Miss SabaDos 


tied; “Oh, so many things.' 
ey included violating Nica- 


raguan airspace and aiding 
enemies of the state. The 
Nicaraguan Army alleges be is 
a United States military ad- 
viser stationed in El Salvador 
and has ptiMkly produced 
identification issued by the 
Salvadorean Air Force. 


The US Government has 
emphatically denied this, 
claiming the captured man 
belongs to a group of private 
American citizens who are 
assisting the Contras. 


The State Department cont- 
ained on Wednesday that 


plained on Wednesday that 
American officials , in Ma- 
nagua were being denied ac- 
cess to Mr Hascnfus. Embassy 
officials were called , to the 
Foreign Ministry on Wednes- 
day night to be told they will 
be allowed a consular visit to 
the prisoner. They will also be 
given the remains of the two 
Americans who died in the 


incident, William Cooper, the 
pilot of the plane, and Wallace 
Blaine Sawyer, the co-pilot. 

The US officials were 
handed a formal protest note 
describing the affair as "ir- 
refutable proof that the central 
American conflict is accelerat- 
ing towards a Vietnanusatioa 


with tragic costs in human 
lives”. 


• WASHINGTON: Two 
congressional inquiries are to 
be launched into the arms- 
canying cargo plane shot 
down m Nicaragua (Chris- 
topher Thomas writes). Most 


congressmen seem satisfied 
with White House and State 
Department denials of gov- 
ernment involvement. 


en v iron me nt and efforts for 
peace, stakes a data to' terri- 
tory occupied so fer by the 
Social Democrats (SPD) and 
the Greens. 

. One West German news- 
paper c om ment ed y es terd ay; 
“The manifesto is haffhafcd, 
but repr e se nt s the fhst at* 
tempt by the CDU to takeihe 
initiative in this debate.” 

Another . n e w spape r said: 
“The manifesto is. meat 
mainly far the campaign, bat 
even a conservative parte has 
good chances here to hold fa 
own in this debate and maybe 
a better one than the 
competition.” 

Herr Kohl's c onfi d e n ce - 
about die outcome 
election led him to acorn any 


Idea of a so-called Bfr Co- 
alition with the SPD hr the 
event of a tight finhh.Thc hat 
altfanoe ofmte ldad hi Bond . 
was in 1966-69. ~. 

Herr Kohl betfcvea he an 
stand upon the record of Ur 
conservative-liberal coa l ition 
of the last four year*. . 

The CDUV slogan for the 
election camp aig n is: “Cm 
on Germany — for a nod 
future.” In other wocdsrNo 
experiments,” the slogan with 
which Dr Konrad Adenauer 
did well ia the 1950s. Herr 
Kohl has described himself m . 
the "grandson of Adenaner,”- 
who held the chanodtattUp 
for 14 years. 

The slogan v» vdl n- 


ceived by thetarty faithful fa 
Mainz, and wol probably hit 


the right note among rotere 
even Hr Herr Kohl may never 
match the years in office of Ms 
political grandfather. 


Shuffle in 
Army aids 
Pinochet- 


From A Correspondent 
Santiago 


Promotions and retire- 
ments in the Chilean Army 
appear ta strengthen the hand 
of its commander, President 
‘Pinochet. 

Among the' seven retiring 
generals are General Luis 
Danus and General Gaston 
Frez, who . represen te d ; a 


mildly nationalistic line wit- 
Jiin the Army. They were* 
critical of the prevailing eco- 
nomic policies of the “Chi- 
cago boys” (disciples of the 
stnet monetarist' theories of 
Dr Milton Friedman). / 

General Danus, admin- 
istrative head of Chile's 
southernmost region for the 
past two years, hid cultivated 
good relations with the Ro? 
man Catholic Church. Presi- 
dent Pinochet has had various 
clashes., with the hierarchy 
recently, despite the impend- 
ing visit of the Pope in April: 

General Danus was also 


friendly with the outspoken 
US Ambassador, Mr Harry 
Barnes, with whom the Presi- 
dent is scarcely on speaking 
terms. General Danus had 
been due to retire this year, 
but Genera] Frez’s departure 
was unscheduled. 

President Pinochet now ap* 
pears to have cleared his own 
top ranks of possible dis- 
sidents. He needs to have his 
hands free to deal with the 
growing (fissent in the other 
three services. 

In the .Navy, the only force 
which could seriously chal- 
lenge him, the annual round of 
promotions announced last 
month seems to have strength- 
ened the hand of the 
“professionals” who favour an 
orderly retreat from govern- 
ment on schedule in 1989. 



British Everest expedition 


Leader orders descent 
to recover strength 


The leader of the British 
expedition attempting to dbnb 
the previously nadimbed 
north-east ridge of Mount 
Everest, Mr Brummie Stokes, 
has decided to withdraw most 
Of tire climbers from, the 
mountain when Camp Three, 
at nearly 2M0O feet, has been 
stocked. Tire aunp is immedi- 
ately in front of the pl oades, 
Ijgh spires of rock and foe 
which should prove the diffik 
cslt crux of the climb. 


.He sakk "Considering the 
foul snow conditions and a 
storm that gent eve r yon e down 
to the valley for a week, 
progress has been quite good. 
Unfortunately half the 18- 

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plan of having teams 
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route forward has been aban- 
doned. • . 

; The cUmbers win descend to 
last camp at 17,060 ft oa th* 
Roogbok -gkder to recover 
strength. British and 
can teams am now attempting 
to dimb Everest The British 
team, known as the Setigmami 
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expectation — bared on 
weather records — that the 
best time for a post-mawoon 
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THE TIMES FRTDAY OCTOBER 10 1986 


OVERSEAS NEWS 


Assad ready tastem tide oflslaimcfundamentalism 


Syria’s alliance 




nears 


UN envoy 
bids to 
halt Iran 
offensive 


Iran mav^S? win8 , C0nceni iim - 
Iraq tf ft s °f£S?' Jar 8 e areas of 

signs nfSS^V 1 15 PfPducing. 


From Robert Fisk, Beirut * 

fall-scale Iranian offensive 
along the Gulf War front lines 
in the near fature could not be 


From Zoriana Pysariwsky 
New York 


so convenien 


Praddent 
accem n»'V2 na - WOuld not 
SLS r of Iraqi' 

aS^raa--. 

the^Wn ^ eD a response to 

‘He President s words. 

-A™. ? main s a principal 
S d Th? r .™ s supplies to 
'ran. The Iranians have be- 

a£ 2 p° lroubIed by President 
5 remarks in the critical 
Rf"°? u Wore their offensive 
p 1 l be. head of the Iranian 
Kevoiuiiooaiy Guards. Mr . 
J^ohsep Rafiq JDoost, has 
ncen dispatched to Damascus 
h r r hat officially described 
ov the S>Tians as “an exchange 
of important information”: 

Mr Doost is anxious to find 
out exactly . what President 
Assad meant when he said — 
in an interview with Jor- . 
danian journalists last month 
" lflal S>Tia would not accept 
the occupation, of Iraqi land 
''by any party, because it is 
Arab land”. 

The .Syrians have always 
said that their support for Iran 
in the Gulf War would not 
include an Iranian invasion. of. 
Iraq, even though President 
Saddam Hussein’s Baathist 
regime in Baghdad is hated by 
the Assad Government. 

When the Iranians captured 
part of the Fao peninsula m 
Iraq on February 12, the 
Syrians discreetly forgot to. 
invoke their condition, but a 


King Husain of Jordan has. 
been nyiqg to posuade Presi- 
dent Assad to.cbimsel re- 
straint oh the uajoians - a 
commodity- rp short Supply in 
Tehran' — but Qarnascua Is 
still,' heavily depetiderit' on.' 
cheap Iranian oil to support its ~ 
weak ecdndiny. ’ 

■ The best the Syrians ' can 
hope for is ah influential role 


Moscow will sepd back to Iran 

utdosbial expats withdrawn, 
last year when Iraqi airraids 
escalated, Tehran Radio said 


yesterday (Renter reports). 

-President Gromyko erf the 
Soviet Union trtd. 4be.jiew. 
Iranian Ambassador in Mos- 
cow, Mr .Nasser r Hehwri 
Nohari, that the experts would 
be returned “to consolidate 
economic co-operation : be- 
tween the two. conntries”, the 
radio sahL 


in preventing the spread of the 
war to the Arab oQ stales along 
the Gulf littoral. This, at least, 
is whai the Syrians themselves 
have been trumpeting to their 
Arab neighbours. 

The situation, however, -is 
complicated by.- two other 
factors;.. President .Assad’s 
fears foe Syria in. the event 
an .Iraqi cofiapse. ■ and . the 
continuing., drama of ^ the. 
Amerion and French hos- 
tages in Lebanon, whom he 
has said he will try to free. 

The “Islamic Jihad” move- 
ment, which holds most of the 
hostigps,. is pno-Iraman by 
sentiment but apparently not 
under Tehran’s direct control 

The curious, abduction. of 
Mr Iyad Mahmoud, the Syr- 


ian Consul ia Tehran, last 
week was seen m Damascus as 
' a warning by some dements of 
the Tehran Government that 
President Assad had -gone too 1 
' far whence objected to the 
possible- results of the Iranian 
offensive.-- - - - • 

MrMahmouiTstednapprng 
, by gnnmen .driving an am- 
. balance 1 and" his subsequent 
’ release was-’repprted with dis- 
ima reluctance in Tehran and 
Damascus as both rides tried 
to belittle the importance of 
the incident. - 
If the Iraqi regime collapses 
Syria will become the only 
ideologically secular Arab 
state left in the area, it might 
be only a matter of time after 
the defeat of Iraq before the 
Iranians . cast covetous eyes 
upon the more fundamentalist 
or President 'Assad’S oppee 
nents inside Syria. . 

The Muslim Brotherhood 
in Syria — though shattered in 
1982: by the legions of Mr 
Rifeat Assad’s “defence bri- 
gades-” at Harp a — still exist 
within the . predominantly 
Sunni Muslim community. 

The Sunnis of central Syria 
have many close ties with the 
Sunnis of the northern Leba- 
nese -city- of- Tripoli, whose 
l e ad rug -p r e la ier Sheikh- Saced - 
Shaaban, has already declared 
for an Islamic republic in 
Lebanon. t .■■■■• 

The Syrians have been quite 
prepared over the past six 
years to watch Iraq’s painful 
losses in the Gulf War, but 
they are in no mood - to 
contemplate the logical results 
of an I ranian victory, a tide 
which could lap across the 
borders of Iraq in ways every 
bit as devastating as a military 
offensive.. 


Senor Diego Card or ez, (he 
United Nations Under-Seo- 
retary-GeneraL, is to visit the 
Gnlf region in the hope of 
forestalling a huge Iranian 
offensive and exploring ways 
of bringing the war between 
/ Iran and Iraq to an- end- 

- His peace initiative follows 
a directive issued by the UN 
Security Council, which on 
Tuesday adopted unanimously 

: a ■ resolution urging Senor 
Javier Penh de Cuellar, the 
Secretary-General, to inten- 
sify bis mediation efforts. The 
council strengthened its call 
for an immediate ceasefire and 
withdrawal of forces on both 
sides to their internationally 
recognized borders. 

According, to the council 

- measure, Iran has until the 
; end of November to make at 

least a tentative gesture of 
good will- It is hoped that by 
that time it will have either 
carried out its offensive with 
less than resounding success 
or lost the opportunity through 
. mdecisiveness. In either case 
it might be dispirited enough 
to begin bargaining for peace. 

Seftor CordOvez wflj aim to 
strengthen the hand of the 
moderate faction in Iran and to 
prompt the leadership to be 
more amenable to an under- 
-standing- that the- war- should 
be kept on simmer if sot 
actually brought to a dose. 

r Foreign minis ters from the 
neighbouring Gulf states ex- 
pressed alarm in the debate 
that , the conflict might spill 
over their borders, despite 
Iran's daims that It was 

- seeking a regional arrange- 
. ment to prevent a wider war. 

It was this concern that 
prompted the 21-member 
Arab League to request the 



President Mitterrand showing his skill at table football at the opening of a foundation for 
orphans In Paris. His opponent is the singer Jean-Luc Lahaye, who created the foundation. 


EEC protests after 
Jakarta kills nine 


By Nicholas Bees ton 


Indonesia yesterday an- 
nounced that it had executed 
nine communists after 21 
.years of imprisonment, bring- 
ing swift protests from the 
EEC and human rights groups. 

The armed forces spokes- 
man in Jakarta, Brigadier- 
General Pieter Damanik. said 
the men, all aged in their 50s 
and 60s. were shot by firing 
squad after all appeal proce- 
dures were exhausted. 

In London. Lord Avebury, 
chairman of the Parliament- 
ary Human Rights Group, 
condemned the delayed exec- 
utions and claimed they were 
intended as a warning to polit- 
ical dissidents in Indonesia. 

“It is doubly inhuman to 
keep someone in prison for a 
lifetime and then execute 
him,” he said. 


He said the action was taken" 
in the face of growing internal 
problems for President Suhar- 
to’s Government. The an- 
nouncement comes only 10 
days before a meeting in Jak- 
arta of foreign ministers from 
the EEC and Asean, its six- 
member South-East Asian 
counterpart. 

Sources in Jakarta have 
indicated that the Indonesian 
Foreign Ministry was “very 
unhappy about the military’ 
announcement”, which could 
embarrass Jakarta at the 
meeting. 

• STRASBOURG: The Eu- 
ropean Parliament adopted a 
resolution yesterday protest- 
ing at the executions. It calls 
on the EEC Commission to re- 
examine relations with Ja- 
karta (AFP reports). 


Islamabad 
accused of 


atrocities 


From Hasan Akhtar 
Islamabad 


Miss Benazir Bhutto, chair- 
man of the opposition Paki- 
stan People’s Party, has 
alleged that security forces 
have burned down several 
villages in Sind and commit- 
ted atrocities as vengeance 
against her party, a Lahore 
newspaper reported yesterday. 

This new type of crime 
culture had been introduced 
by the Government on rhe 
pretext of eliminating diicoith 
(bandits) she said. 

She refuted claims that her 
party had failed and said that 
in spite of repression which 
led to the arrest of 20.000 
political workers in August 
and the deaths of scores of 
people, it had been successful. 


Russians 
search for 


missing 
polar base 


Wellington (Renter) - The 
Soviet Union is monntiitK * 
large expedition in an attempt 
to save an Antarctic research 
station thought to have dis- 
appeared in tbc Weddell Sea 
region, the Novosti press 
agency said yesterday. ~ 
The agency said that an 
IL 18 transport aircraft left'’ 
Moscow earlier this week for 
the Antarctic. ' 

The plane would be followed,; 
by six ships, including the 
supply vessel Mikhail Sonunr 
which last year had to he 
rescued after being trapped hi” 
pack ice for several months. -7 
The station. Dnuhttaya 1, 

Is unmanned during the south-^; 
em winter. Its apparent dis - 
appearance was announced' 1 
last week after Soviet sci - 
entists said satellite photo-' 1 
graphs of the area showed no. 
trace of the buildings. 

Novosti said the station was * 
built near the edge of the vast ; 
Filchner ice shelf between the ' 
Antarctic peninsula and lbe'_ 
Queen Monde Land region. 

Parts of the constantly mo*-\‘ 
ing ice shelf split into bHge~ 
icebergs - each about 60 mOes " 
across — last week. 

Scientists said lost week' 
that it was unclear ir the 
station had fallen into the sea 
or was floating undetected on - 
an iceberg. 

Druzhnaya I was set up tn 
1976 to conduct geological and 
physical studies in the Wed- 
dcU Sea area. Novosti said.' 
Argentine and British stations’! 
in the area were apparently 
undamaged. 


AnLnrik- 

FrnrTVMili 


STV 



Dmcftnaya 1 


Israeli President optimistic ' 


. -:V 


Herzog says Arabs 
favour negotiation 


Fromlan Murray, Jerusalem 




The Arab population of the: 
occupied territories ; has set; 
aside the ulea ipC n - military : 
struggle against I$nrt and is. 
seeking, a sohinAfa'.tqr the; 
Palestinian., problem 
diplomatic : means, according 
to Presidp0t'Tj&Z6&_ta SOT 
optimistic Interview Wtth Ue 
Times.- V... 

Although there is still sup- 
port for the Palestine Libera- 
tion Organization (PLO) ia 
the -territories, he said, It was 
only conditional. The people; 
would only support the PLO if 
it abandoned jarmed struggle 
and tried to reach a negotiated 
settlement. : v \ ::: ..• • " 
“ He. talkeir ; privately; .vUh 
Palestinians ’from the territo- 
ries every week. *1 am . pot 
going to say that they are 
going to become prominent 
members of the Zionist move- 
ment overnight, but they do 
sav things ' here that they 
would never dart say outside, 
because they are frightened « 
terrorist activities. . 

. “But many, many of .them 


have told me that wfafle they 
woafdiievervof course, mdttq 
■ lire under fimeff -rnle^^f- 
woaldnever want lo live 
oatan^ssodatidn of Somesort 

; exposure tc btn^kmocraii^..!i ^ 

-ZEl-hl -ZAi. 



Mr Herzog: Arabs have set 
aside military solutioii- : 


or iMint erf- view, lmtif. Aey 
werefree to go without danger 
of assassination, they would go 
a very, very long way.” 

He admitte d th ere were 
problems with extreoidsts, hut 
these were becoming common 
throughout Arab countries. • 

■’ * Tire . moTement . -towards 
' peace was going bn all the timife 

perceptihle process^ r Tat 
yeare ago he would Ttaire' been 
langhed out <rf court: if le had 
prm&tEd that one day ft: woaM 
be posable to cahA a fans from 
Tel Aviv to Cairo, but now this 
happened every day. He was 
sure it wonld be possible to 
catch a daily has from Jeru- 
salem to Amman long before 
another 10 years-passed. - 

“We hare -become part of 
the Middle East . ,.tertahfr 
the concept of negptiatie^mCh. 

Israel i accepted. Thedcbgte: 
is now on what jCOuditiaRS lhl 
you negotiate.” 

JVext WeekVhandoverofthe 
prime ministership from. Mr 
Slnnion Peres to Mr. Yitzhak 
Shamir would not stop the 
“imperceptible process”. The 
search for peace, he said, had 
not so flu: roadbed a. point 
where the various party. po- 
sitions would: create- a staler, 
mateife claimed - credit -for 
having realized two years. ago 
that .the. - pnWjc wanted i a 
coalition-."'. . : •; r. J, . V.. t 


Peres threatens iiip>turfe 



Mr Shimon ^ 

outgoing Israeli Prune : Mrn- 
isier, said here, yesterday that 
he would not herniate “lo 
invoke a rupture in the 
CShSL Israeli Goveratnenl 
if the Middle East-feace 


Fran Dhma Geddes, Pans 


connection through the Shia 
Muslim H.ezhpJjah. “Party of 
God”, which . , has Tbeepmc 
“veis sfroqg-in Lebanon-ana 

receives jts orders direct from 

Tehra&r...- " 

In France,, there ,-is 


■c« hi* Middle' East ■ -peace m 
'• ^an were frozen^ -criu ct s in nfwh a i . some be he y 

^SfpSisTdue back in-. . to belbe Goveromem’s raud- 
Mr jr- ^njtnv died. -even contradictory aui- 


Or*- .» OOVtnm*^** 

, .trisp, oftefionsis. 

■* ■ ! V He made 


^VaI pm« is due back m-1.10 .on™ »r 

Mr <Hed, -even conuadtctory atti- 

lSTZ f in^Sn^Afthdugh tire tude'towartljhe Middle test. 
v, stt 10 as mivate, terrorism and hostages, : 

visit was d^enbed - t M Lionel Jospin, first, se 0- 

hc me L o ’ F«Sre S- rotary of the Sorialist ftrty, 
Mitterrand ot p^vely tore up on Wednes- 

ierv l a 'M Chirac, the day the tacit agreemoit of 

with M Jacqu« a national consensus observed 

French PnmeMimsror' . Vj. e <Jovermnenl s-pohetes 

Taltsamwi on *e Mimre “ ^ _ jauai He accused 
East and tbat^s ^ Government of-toomans 

[er 7 n S. l ,« F te d ie French gtandptnasesand: not.cnougli 
paid tribute^ to apaiment concrete’act& . - , 

Government s firm -aw _ =M. ; Jeaft£Oaud (Saudm. 

of lenorisis.' - - ' however, leader of the oemre-rightMf 

He made n clear, howe pariiamentaiy party, said ih? 

that Israel had no mrent^ o Gov enl tpust fight »- 

agreeing- to ■ u gLS ae goS rorism by. naming directly tire 
withdraw m forces irom ^ . involvedi - . - - 

southern- Lebanon. #-Snrprise result M Roland 

Asked DuS the. former Socials 

Svria was E, m b- foreign minister, was elecied 

recent spate of ftns bo A all expemu 9 its « 

*- unw - president of the Foreign A f - 

fiiirs Commission of tire riptt- 
dominaied National • Assem- 
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Columbus 

landfall 

isresoJved 

HFrttif0^sicyhCTThoraas 
. Washington 

i it se^s.tfeat GqhunfHis did 
,Wt. food ^)jj : lh€* ftflh a nriap ^ 
Jgfa®i~of Saa: Salvador.- After 
five years of computeraided 
research, the National Geo- 
graphic Society has condnded 
that be dropped aachor-at an 
uninhabited speck of an island 
known as -Samara Cay, 65 
miles to the south-east 
The findipj’s are based on a 
new translatiorrof Columbus' 
loy*and' tiie •discovery- of the - 
tnfe length - bfy 15fe .^enftny 
-Spanish Tmits;. Of nautical 
, measHrement Archaeological 
digs ; have uncdvered ' Indian 
artefacts on . Samara Cay, 
lending farther credence to the 
story. 

Mr Joseph Judge, a senior 
associate editor of National 
Geographic* said: “We believe 


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has 'really bothered with 
Santana Cay, a nine-milejqgg 
.patch of land 

The -study involved histori- 
ans,. archaeologists^ navi- 
gators. cartographers ' ami 
other .experts/ If Samara Cay 
was the landfall site, it minld 
prove that Co iambus was a 
remarkable seaman, since it is 
surrounded by treacherous 
reefs and coral beads. For 
scores of years scholars have 
argued in favour of at least 
nine islands along a. 400-mile 


nounced their conversion. 


Academy hits 
at Tito and 
calls for end to 
party monopoly 

From Dessa Trevisan, Belgrade 


A group representing some 
of Yugoslavia's most out- 
standing intellectuals is the 
first official institution openly 
to condemn the Communist 
Party's political monopoly 
and has called for the in- 
troduction * of political 
pluralism. 

The Serbian Academy of 
Sciences, in a draft memoran- 
dum published in a Belgrade 
newspaper, has warned that 
unless liberal reforms are in- 
troduced the current federal 
system may disintegrate. 

The memorandum, which 
was to be sent to the Federal 
Assembly, is implicitly critical 
of the late President Tito and 
the Communist Party’s past 
national policies. It slates Lhe 
present federal system is a 
continuation of the old. much- 
detested Comintern policies. 

Government authorities 
have accused the .Academy of 
Sciences of harbouring Ser- 
bian nationalists and of aspir- 
ing to political power. 

As well, a letter signed by 1 9 
prominent Belgrade intellec- 
tuals, including many mem- 
bers of the Serbian Academy 
of Sciences, which calls for 
greater democratic freedoms. 


has been sent to the Yugloslav 
Parliament. The fetter de- 
mands fundamental changes 
in the political, system, the 
abolition of the party monop- 
oly. freedom of the press and 
immediate free elections. 

“No one can hold power 
forever and indefinitely only 
on the grounds of his earlier 
victories and merits,” the 
letter states. 

• Prison case: The Foreign 
Minisier. MrRaifDizdarevic. 
regretted yesterday that Wash- 
ington had dramatized the 
case of a Yugoslav-born man 
sen! to prison in Yugoslavia, 
for joining protests in the US 
at Yugoslav policy. 

The Reagan Administration 
had indicated outrage over the 
jailing for seven years of Pjer 
Ivezaj. aged 30. The Yugoslav 
news agency Tanjug. reporting 
his trial, described him as a 
Yugoslav citizen. The US said 
he was a naturalized 
American. 

The Titograd court was told 
that protests had been held in 
Detroit, Washington and Chi- 
cago in favour of Albanian 
nationalists in the. mainly- 
Albanian Yugoslav autono- 
mous province of Kosovo. 






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Royal visit to a Shanghai 
cleared of decadence 


Zhang Meijun (right), master of woollen embroidery in S han g h ai, putting some last minute 
touches, to his portrait of the Queen before it Is presented to her as a gift front the city . ; 


Ershad rounds up dissidents 


More than 70 dissidents 
were arrested and politicians' 
homes searched in Bangladesh 
as President Ershad threat- 
ened yesterday to bring trea- 
son charges against Sheikh 
Hasina wazed, the opposition 
leader. 

The police crackdown on 
government critics, which be- 


From Ahmed FazI, Dhaka 

gan on Wednesday, followed 
Monday’s -ban on demonstra- 
tions. Violation of the ban 
carries a seven-year jail term. 

The arrests, in which prom- 
inent members of Sheikh 
Hasina's Awami League were 
rounded up in Dhaka and 
three other big towns, came as 
she and other leaders pledged 


to hold 'a grand rally ~m the 
capital on Monday. 

General Ershad, who -retired 
as Army chief m August, is the 
candidate of the Jatiyo Party. 

He declared in Jessore dis- 
trict feat Sheikh Hasina was 
committing acts of treason by 
allegedly- asking the Army to 
overthrow his Govern men t- 


Wben ' the’ Queen visits 
Shanghai -newt week the dty 
I she will . see 7 will , bear little 
re$mhtaDce, ^xcept in fts 
crumbling architecture, to the 
decadent seaport of the 1920s. 
and 1930s. 

Gone are- the opium dens, 
the race 'track,, the stark 
contrast ■ between rich and 
poor, and the civic 00 M- 
heartedness- that allowed 
.35,000 homeless people to die 
on the streets in a Single year- 
in the J?30s. ’• • : / 

Gone fob. is die gfamoromf . 
city hofitby merchant princes , 
such as fhe Sa^soons iid-the 
Hanfoons. the gtitterihg met- 
ropolis that, inspired Noel 
Coward.to mite Private Lives* . 
and that became famous for 
the beauty of its women and' 
the wealth, ©f its undenrarld 
criminals. 

Instead the Queen and her 
entourage will find a relatively 
boring but complex -city -of 12 
miQipti people, once die larg- 
est ui. China hot now eclipsed 
by CbOTgoing's, I3& nuftion 


Shanghai;^ : . the ..dty /.that 
: China looks to far the Trad' in 
fashion and forquatity prod- 
ucts. . The : label “Made, in 
-Shanghai” /.sells goods in. a 
country where boutd-uame 
marketing is still in its 
infancy: 

Today Shanghai faces .a. 
host of problems. Its sources 
of water far human consump- 
tion and for industry are 
growling scarce as its water 


From Robert Grieves, Shanghai 
table becomes increasingly 

^Ssroads are crumbling, and 
it needs a subway as well as ■ 
more, bridges .. across the 
Huangpn, Less than 50_ per 
cent-of telephone calls within 
the dty are completed, and the 
averara living space per per- 
son is less than 16 square feet. 

Most vexing of all, at least 
in the eyes of Peking’s leader- 
ship, is Shanghai's failure to 
match other regions of China 
In developjngits industrial ami 

The Queen 
in China 

commercial base along the 
lines of Mr Deng Xiaoping’s 

open-door policy. 

S hangh ai officials daiiB 
that this is because the dty 
was more developed to begf© 
with and because the Pekin g. 
'Government skims. the c ream 
off its productivity in the fora 
of t^ces: The city generates 
one-seventh of China’s entire 
tax' revenue. 

Qne reason for its develop- 
ment problem is that It is still a 
centre of old-fine Maoism. 
During the 1966 to 1976 
CnltdiaT Revolution Mrs 
Jiang Qing, Mao's, wife, and 
the Gang of Four made Shang- 
hai a left wing stronghold. 
Some Western diplomats be- 
lieve that die-hard Maoists, 
disgruntled by Mr Deng's 


reformist policies, are delib- 
erately sabotaging efforts to 
carry them oat. 

Western businessmen have 
also become fed ’ up wife 
Shanghai. “The Shanghainese 
think that because they have a 
reputation for cutting shrewd 
business deads they have to 
stick it to the foreigner-every 
time.” the representative of a 
Western company here said. 

lit the past two years IBM, 
Nike shoes and Crocker Pa- 
cific Trading Corporation, 
along with other companies^ 
have polled out of the city: 

When Mr Zhao Ziyang, fee 
Premier, visited Shanghai in 
December 1984, he effectively 
told the leaders to gel theft 
house in order. Perhaps as a 
direct result, Mr Wang 
Daohan, fee Mayor, was 
ousted last year and .replaced 
by Peking's man, Mr Zhang 
Zemin. 

So far Mr Zhang-haskepta 
low profile, prompting West- 
ern speculation that -an In- 
ternal dash between hard- 
liners and Deugists km 
temporarily halted Shanghai's 
wooing of foreign business. ' 

Still, Shanghainese are bet- 
ter off now than they were in 
1980, when Royal Navy ves- 
sels visited the port dty.‘ 4 Tfce 
people are better dressed and 
more cheerful than last time," 
Commander John Ellis, cap- 
tain of Amazon, said.. “The 
dty is quieter, there are' fewer 
bicycles and more modern 
cars." 


USNavy ships to pay 
I' port call on Qingdao 

From Our Correspondent, Peking - 

allow foreign ships carrying 
nuclear weapons into Chinese 
ports. Washington's policy is 
neither to confirm nor to deny 
the presence of nuclear weap- 
ons on US naval vessels. 

The three vessels involved 
in next month's port call — a 
Spruance class .destroyer* a 
guided missile carrier and a- 
gnided missile frigate — will - 
visit Shanghai from Novem- 
ber 5 to November 11. 


Three US Navy warships . 
will visit the Chinese port of 
Qingdao next month, Mr 
Caspar Weinberger, the Amer- 
ican Defence Secretary, has 
announced 

Last year -a scheduled US - 
Navy^ port ^otlL. at Shanghai 
was postponed' when a' contro- . 
ctesy 'arose aver whether the . 

l i ps -■ w ere- carrying -nuclear - 
weapons. . 

It is Peking's policy not to 


Widows in 
visit to 


graves 

(Reuter) - Indo- 


: Jakarta (Reuter) - Indo- 
nesian Army buglers sounded 
' The Lasf Post and the Union 
. Jadtjdjpped to half-mast yes-. 
F- ierday as ‘24 British widows,' 
id last respects to husbands 
filed in World War Two. 

The group arrived early this 
week to visit the graves of 
their husbands for the- first 
lime, reawakening grief dor- 
mant for more than 40 years. 

“I didn't think we should 
ever come here." Mrs Joy 
Reynolds said in a- trembling' 
voice. - . 

Fof-Mrs-Qlga-Parnhanv-the - 
visit- 10 her husband’s grave. ~ 
evoked feelings of strangeness - 
and sorrow. “I spent only 10 
days with him after we were 
married in 1941 and never 
saw him again." she said after 
the poignant 15-minute ser- 
vice at an Allied Forces ceme- 
tery in Jakarta. 

Yesterday, they went to 
look for their husbands’ 
graves in fee well-landscaped . 
cemetery grounds. The expert- ■ • 
ence. seemed, to leave them 
drained as they sat slumped in ' 
the chapel, sobbing and hold- •- 
|-ingeach others - • - 
- Nearly 1,000 identified' 50 I-' 
diers from Commonwealth 
nations are buried in the Pulo 
Menieng cemetery. Another 
225 lie in graves marked: 
"Known unto God." 

Thousands of British troops 
were killed or captured in 
land, air and sea battles when 
Indonesia — then the Nether- 
lands_East Jndjes — fell to the 
[“Japanese" on - ' "March. IZ 
1942.Hundreds died in 
wretched conditions Ur pris- 
oner of war camps on’ Java, 
Borneo (Kalimantan), the 
Celebes (Sulawesi) and the 
Moluccah Islands. 

British and Dutch prisoner . 
from Java were among thou- . 
sands forced by the Japanese 
to work - on the infamous 
Burma Railway, whose suffer- , 
ings were chronicled in the 
novel The Bridge on the River 
A 'wo/. ' ^ ; ; 

After the Japanese surren- 
der some survivors brought., 
back to Java wooden railroad* 
sleepers that were fashioned 
into the cross in fee chapel of., 
the Allied cemeterv lit Jakarta/ ' 


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There are computers, laser and inkjet printers, 
teletext telex, facsimile machines. PABX and telephone 
network systems. Plus the people who can answer any 
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Few companies in the world could advise on such 
a wide range of high quality integrated business and • 
communication systems. Only one company in the UK 
has them all ready for demonstration and delivery. 

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the UK we employ around 3000 people in Research & 
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Foreigners living.in Sweden 
are constantly amazed by the 
country's remarkably efficient 
infrastructure 

Public transport is the most 
obvious example with buses, 
the Stockholm Underground 
and commuter trains all run- 
] ning punctually. 

Buttoday no buses will run 
in Stockholm and on Sunday 
. the Underground will be 
dosed. Commuter trains will 
no- longer leave on time. 
Earlier this week buses in 
several provincial towns cea- 
I running. 


pie reason is indusftial, 
action by public sector work- 
ers claiming pay parity with' 
the private sector. 

The same basic tfispW tes- 
ted to the cancellation of alt 
operations except cancer caser ' 
at Danderyd. one 'of 
Stockholm's main hospitals. 

Nearly 620,000 workers are 
involved in some form of 
industrial action. 

There is mounting pressure 
on the Government » step in. 
but no sign as yet feat the 
Prime. Minister, Mr Ingvar 
Carlsson, is ready to do so. 






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i ne problem is even worse 

Spr^J 0 "' where °P en S P ace 

w W ' 2 '. examined, and not 
beiore time, the plight of onr 
capital's homeless. In eight 
S ears, government spending 
on . housing has decreased 
while the number of homeless 
has risen (by next year, to an 
estimated 16,000 families), 
kwal authorities pay out £40 
million a year to hoteliers tike 
the owner of the Mount Pleas- 
ant, who earns £55,000 a week 
far accomodating four people 
to a room. Often the haggard 
council workers cannot even 
offer the Mount Pleasant 
Again, this was not a pros- 
elytizing film bat a bleak, even 
restrained presentation ■ of 
Mhat lies on ear doorstep — 
and an unspoken warning that, 
if we continue blindly to- step 
over it we all of ris will tumble 
into something far more 
horrific. 

BBC2’s 40 Minutes rounded 
oft the evening with a pro- 
gramme on Holloway, Brit- 
ain's largest women's prison. 
Produced by Harry Weis- 
bloom, it showed women be- 
yond tears, braking into 
hoarse shoots or anting their 
arms with light-bulbs.' like, 
the shattered glass, thelxesolt- 
was dangerous, fragmented 
and not ilhunhuiting-$q,arndi.; 
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Nicholas 

Shakespeare 

Philharmonia/ 

Lutoslawski 

Festival Hall/ 

Radio 3 . 

The 73-year-old Polish com- 
poser Witold Lutoslawski -re- 
ceived the Gold Medal of the 
Royal Philharmonic Society 
with typical modesty. Reading 
the names of the other 72 
musicians honoured in the 
115 years of the award ‘in- 
duced vertigo" in him, he 
said. The medal was presented 
at Wednesday night’s RPS 
concert by Sir Michael Tippett 
- one of seven other living 
recipients. Then Lutoslawski 
conducted his own. Third 
Symphony. There really was 


Misalliance 

Barbican 


Never a great fovonrite. either 
when h first appeared in 1910 
or during the Shaw revival of 
the 1960s. Misalliance arrives 
at the Barbican because some- 
body believes in ft. The person 
is evidently its director. John 
Caindt and by the end of 
Wednesday night’s glorious 
performance, that should go 
for the audience as weti. 

The title seems-to apply to 
an Edwardian engagement 
Lacking any other suitor, 
Hypatia Tarmton, sole daugh- 
ter of a prosperous underwear 
manufacturer, has sotted for 
marriage with the son of a 
colonial governor: one Bent- 
ley Summerhays, a weedy but 
obstreperous youth given to 
lying flat on the floor and 
howling when anybody 
thwarts his slightest whim. As 
the piece develops, though, 
and the company talk their 
way through an endless sum- 
mer afternoon overlooking 
the un visited beauties of the 
Surrey landscape, the title 
spreads out to absorb a whole 


THEATRE 


network of family rela- 
tionships. 

There is Hypatia yawning 
through her Buber's literary 
exhortations, and her self- 
satisfied brother claiming to 
be the real brains behind the 
underwear sales. Lord Sum- 
merhays arrives, wearily dis- 
claiming all responsibility for 
the unspeakable Bentley. 
Later, an armed intruder 
arises from a portable Turkish 
bath and stuns old Tariefon 
with tbe celebrated line “I am 
the only son of Lucinda 
Tftmuss” as a prelude to 
avenging himself on her se- 
ducer: another son- trying to 
strike the father dead. 

The real misalliance is be- 
tween parents and children. 
The natural term of parental 
affection, Shaw wrote else- 
where, is six years. And in this 
piece be takes a multiple view 
of the permutations of parent- 
hood before dropping the 
curtain on a blameless higb- 
bourgeois household with the 
right girl pairing oft with the 
right boy. 

That is one way of describ- 
ing this many-faceted master- 


piece. Yon could also view it 
as a major-key version of 
Heartbreak House. Again, 
there is a country house 
inhabited by members of the 
privileged classes, pursuing 
idle affairs, boring each other 
to death; and then awakened . 
by invaders from tbe outer 
wrrid. In Heartbreak House 
peace is disturbed by the 
burglar and the passing Zep- 
pelin ; in Misalliance. ; by the 
would-be assassin and by a 
stranger who literally drops 
out of the sky. In .terms of 
social drama that is much the 
more effective combination. 

The assassin is a lowly clerk 
in an iU-frtiing suit; the 
stranger a Polish acrobat who 
crash-lands in the garden. 
Immediately, English class 
and sexual responses are po- 
larized. The company dose 
ranks against the clerk and 
treat him to the huraihaxions 
due to an underdog. Con- 
versely, tbe glamorous Polish 
lady activates their hunting 
instinct. She is a free creature 
whom they lust to capture; 
and man after man lines up 
offering her the best cage be 
can afford, and is rejected with 
genial contempt She has art 


. independence and adventure, 
and has fallen among dec- 
adent people who can only 
think about cups of tea and 
making love. 

As the direct embodiment 
of the Shavian Life Force, she 
is ah idealized figure daunting 
to any actress; and Jane 
Lapotaire, got up in a lumpy 
flying suit, does not look the 
pari for all her consciously 
athletic pirouettes. She does 
excel, though, when engaged 
on resolute business (disarm-, 
ing the intruder or hauling 
Bentley off to the gym), and 
delivers her ringing denunci- 
ations with well-studied Pol- 
ish vowels. Otherwise, the 
company take superb advan- 
tage ofa set of characters who 
display Saw’s power wholly 
to discredit ibe character, alter 
the circumstances and thfen 
redeem the victim. 

One long-term example of 
this process is offered by 
Elizabeth Sprig's as Tarieton’s 
wife, a large lady quailing 
from “unpleasant subjects" 
and sitting through her 
husband's philosophizing 
with a bland smile. Seeming a 
complete fool, she finally 
stuns the assembled company 


by unmasking tbe Titrauss 
scandal and taking the vilified 
offspring under her wing as a 
wise old Yorkshire mother. 
Anyone who still doubts 
Stew’s capacity for direct 
human feeling should listen to 
how Miss Spriggs puts the 
offer of a cup of tea. 

Her husband, an autodidac- 
tic linen draper (deafening 
echoes of H.G. Wells) is su- 
perbly played by Brian Cox. a 
volcanic mercantile romantic, 
seemingly passionate only in 
the pursuit ofidcas, but filially 
reduced to playing the heavy 
father up to the ugly limit. 
Sundry stuffed shins (notably 
Richard Garnett and Joseph 
O’Conor) reveal moral under- 
wear of a very different hue; 
and Mick Fora, as the assay 
sin. writhing under the abuse 
of his White-flannelled betters, 
strikes back with a wonderful 
command of the separate 
rhetorics of romantic melo- 
drama and half-digested Soc- 
ialism. 

To complete the evening, 
Roger Butlin's marbled con- 
servatory suffers the assault of 
a full-sized biplane. One could 
hardly ask for more. 

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F.xcelling on resolute business: Jane Lapotaire and 
Brian Cox (photograph by Donald Cooper) 


Type-casting displays 
its dramatic value 


Other Halves (15) 
Cannon Tottenham 
Court Road 

Pirates (PG) 

Cannons Haymarket, 
Totte nham Court Road 

Basil, the Great 
Mouse Detective (U) 
OdeonLeicester Square 

Alpine Fire (18) 

Everyman 


The fascination of Other Halves is 
to see die screen d£bnt ofa city — 
Auckland, New 7w>inwH which 
appears as a messy, vital, multi- 
layered 'metropolis— and to watch 
tho interplay of two good perform- 
ercofxoiafly -different origins. Lisa . 
Harrow is an accomplished classi- 
cal actress; Mark Pmsi, a 16-year- 
old Polynesian islander, was an 
Auckland street kid -with a record 
when he was discovered and 
selected for his role. If anything, 
the handsome,- sturdy, 1 mischi- 
evous lad has the edge on the 


professional: the screen likes 
naturals. Tbe success of the 
teaming lies very much in casting 
to type: Harrow plays a middle- 
class 32-year-old whose marriage 
has broken down; Piilisi is a tough 
young delinquent. 

They meet in a mental hospital 
where he has been put to avoid a 
prison sentence for musing, and 
where she is drifting through the 
emotional aftermath. The turbu- 
lent love-affair which then devel- 
ops, surviving improbably at the 
close of the film, looks rather tike 
the wish-dream of a middle-aged, 
middle-class woman, and seriously 
strains credulity. Thane is, indeed, 
a fairly constant conflict between 
the script (by Sue McCauley, from 
her novel), which tends to place the 
characters in quite unlikely situa- 
tions and emotional postures, and 
the performances, which strive 
bravely to make them credible. 
Pillsi is often astonishing in his 
ability to indicate huge gaps in 
human and social understanding 
undo* the -knowing, streetwise 
exterior; ■ 

. Twelve minutes have been 
trimmed from Pirates since its 
premiere at the Cannes Festival; 
but this has done nothing to caulk 
Roman Polanski’s leaky vessel 
Given that he has nurtured the 



Disney Studios stiD unbeatable for character and detail; Professor 

Ratigan np to no good in Basil, the Great Mouse Detective 


project since 1976, when Isabelle 
Adjani and Jack Nicholson were to 
have played the leads, h is remark- 
able that Polanski should in the 
end have embarked with a script so 
irreparably ragged — he co-wrote it 
noth Gerard Brach. Incident fol- 
lows incident quite aimlessly, and 
at one point a major gulf rn die; 
narrative is crudely bndged by a 
title. Such sloppy story-telling is no 
more jostifipd tn a lampoon of the 
buccaneering adventure than it is 
in the. real thing. 

. It 'is all too apparent that the 
action film is not Polanski's metier. 
The numerous fight sequences 


were supervised by .William 
Hobbs, whose work was'seen at its 
best in Richard Lester’s Mmkeieers 
fonts; but here the scenes are so 
clumsily shot and edited that they 
make very little comic or dramatic 
sense. In short, it all seems a rather 
prodigal use of S30nu, a beautifully 
crafted ^lfeon, locations in Tu- 
-nisia, 'Malta and the Seychelles, 
and Walter Matthau, wielding his 
own. inventive brand of cockney. 
Thejuvenfle interest is provided by 
Chris Campion, a young French- 
man of mild charm, and Charlotte 
Lewis, who is less expressive than 
the ship's figurehead 


The Disney Studios still "yield to 
none in quality of character anima- 
tion and background detail, and 
the directors of Basil, the Great 
Mouse Detective — John Musker. 
Ron Clements, Dave Michener 
and a veteran Disney animator, 
Burny Mattinson — have a better 
structured story- than usual. The 
characters are based on the 
children's book by Eve Titus. Basil 
dwells beneath the floorboards of 
the other great Baker Street sleuth, 
and admirably' emulates Holmes's 
style in rescuing a toymaker from 
the dutches of the dread Professor 
Ratigan (a rodent MorianyL in- 
cidentally foiling a plot to sub- 
stitute a robot simulacrum for the 
Queen during her Diamond Jubilee 
celebrations — the year being 1897. 

There is the usual care and 
colour in voicing the characters, 
with Vincent Price as a fruity 
Ratigan, Barrie Ingham as the airy 
Holmes and Val Bettin as his trusty 
aide Dr Dawson. Ratigan’s side- 
kick is a horrid bat with a peg-leg 
and a Bronx accent — provided by a 
Studio regular. Candy Candido. An 
eight-year-old Glaswegian, Su- 
sanne Pollatschek. ably gives voice 
to the self-possessed young hero- 
ine. Old-style Disney invention — a 
fine scene where the innnocent- 
seeming toys turn lethally malevo- 
lent — is combined with computer 
animation techniques, used in a 
complex scene within the works of 
Big Ben. Henry Mancmfs musical 
score fails to come up with the 
catchy songs ordinarily characteris- 
tic of Disney features. 

Fredi Murer’s Alpine Fire does 
not quite solve the problem of 
treating a subject that demands 


leisurely, methodical exposition 
without leaving the spectator feel- 
ing that the film itself is uncomfort- 
ably long and slow. As the story of 
the restricted, introverted life of 
four people living in isolation on 
an inaccessible Alpine peak, the 
film may well intend some meta- 
phor about the communal psychol- 
ogy of Murer's native Switzerland. 

The family consists of father, 
mother, son and daughter, who live 
and work harmoniously together, 
despite the father's narrow moral 
principles ar.d his tendency to live 
up to the family nickname of “The 
Irascibles”. The son is deaf-mute, a 
misfortune which the parents 
attribute to their late marriage. The 
daughter has stayed at home to 
devote herself to his rudimentary 
education. In time and inevitably 
the children's mutual devotion 
leads to incest; and the gift's 
pregnancy sparks off the violent 
and bizarre denouement. 

The film generates more fife and 
momentum as it builds to the 
dramatic climax. Until this, there 
is just dogged excellence in its 
documentary account of the daily 
toil and simple pleasures of a life 
passed in isolation from all the 
world except for the grandparents 
who live on the neighbouring peak 
and maintain contact with sema- 
phore and binoculars. Tbe charac- 
ters are dubbed in an obscure 
Alpine dialect, tending to muffle 
the three vocal members of a fine 
ensemble, which includes notably 
Dorothea Moritz as the mother 
and Thomas Nock as the bright, 
bewildered, speechless boy. 

David Robinson 


CONCERT 


no better way to demonstrate 
his qualifications for joining 
his compatriots Paderewski 
and Artur Rubinstein iti this 
exclusive-musical chib. 

Since 'the Chicago Sym- 
phony Orchestra prcmfered it 
in 1983 the symphony has 
gained tbe status ofa modern 
classic, and it is easy to hear 
why^ For one thing, although 
Lutoslawskf s symphonic pro- 
cesses are as sophisticated as 
those of any hvmg composer, 
the outward shape presented 
to the listener is not difficult to 
grasp. A motit consisting of 
the note E hammered four 
times, recurs as an obvious 
aural signpost, but, more sub- 
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foretaste — when the textures 
of tbe argument are still in a 
primordial state — of the 
urgent passions with which 
this half-hour span of continu- 
ous music will dimax. 

It is very much a process of 
synthesis: short, disparate gur- 
gles and ripples being-collided, 
superimposed, gradually wor- 
ked together until in the last 
few minutes they explode mto 
some memorably extrovert 
gestures. These indude two 
exuberant passages for brass, 
who fanfare rhythmic patterns 
on a single complex chord; 
and some almost melo- 
dramatic string recitatives, 
charged with umson intensity 
then splintering into dozens of 
dffferent.par(5. Most impres- 
sive of all is the -end: a 
threnody of enormous cu- 
mulative force building up 
over a pedal note (an E, of 
course). 

Even -more accessible than 
the process, however, are the 
sheer sounds — each one of 
them as unique as a finger- 
print, hut considerably more 

Royal Ballet 

Covefit Garden 

There- is so much to say about 
the Royal • Ballet’s opening 
programme at Govern Garden 
on Wednesday that some of it 
will have to wait until next 
week. Meanwhile let -ns wel- 
come Anthony Dowell's de- 
cision to start his -directorate 
with an Ashton . revival, and 
one {La Valse ) that puts the 
company's ensemble work on 
display. 

A warm -welcome also to 
David Bintley’s latest, ballet 
Galameries , given, in. Yancou- 

■ ver last July and now having 
its British premiere. It. has. 
Mozart music, quietly elegant 
grey designs by Jan Blake and 
pretty dances fora cast of 1-2, . 
prominent among them being 
Deirdre Eyden and Jonathan 
Cope, in a meltingly romantic 
duet, and Lesley Collier, ef- 
fervescently swift and gay. ' 

. Politeness to a guest de- 
mands that 1 concentrate first 
on another premiere and an- 
other revival both by Jerome 
Robbins. The Conceru one of 

■ his funniest ballets; returns 
after an absence with a cast led 
by Jennifer .Penney as the 

. Duncan esque dizzy blonde 
and Michael Coleman 'as the 
ebulliently lascivious husband 
(not hers). Although it Jtes 
many delights^ including a 
vivid burlesque of those occa- 
sions when dancers cannot 

S uite get their act together, the 
n'ef moral eKThe Concert is.a 
warning to audiences not to 


beguiling. There are the care- 
fully controlled aleatoric pas- 
sages (not really aleatoric, 
though; Lutoslawski knows 
exactly bow they will sound); 
the scurrying multi-diyided 
high string effects, the little 
trios for woodwind in which 
long held notes suddenly curl 
away into quirky arabesques; 
and, of course, the masterful 
contrapuntal writing, so often 
used to. build texture and 
tension. 

The Philharmonia respon- 
ded well to the composer’s 
direction, some slightly messy 
chording apart The only pity 
was thatthe Beethoven perfor- 
mances earlier had been less 
worthy of this auspicious 
occasion. James Loughran 
conducted the Consecration of 
the House Overture with not 
inappro p r ia te pomposity, but 
in the “Emperor" Kano Con- 
certo Jorge Bolet foiled to 
locale either -the subtleties in 
the music or, indeed, a good 
number of the notes. 

Richard Morrison 


DANCE 


dream up mental pictures as 
they listen to music. 

In his ballet Opus 19, to 
Prokofiev’s First Violin Con- 
certo, Robbins seems himself 
to be implying some inward 
images. Since the ballet was 
first danced here, by New 
York City Ballet in 1979, he 
has confirmed that by adding 
a subtitle. The Dreamer. All 
the same, it is probably best to : 
approach the'baflet simply as , 
an interpretation of -a score | 
that blends .wistfully sweet , 
melodies with tough, thrusting 1 
rhythms. Let the meaning, u i 
any. look after itself and speak 
through the choreography. 

The dances are ted with 
conviction by- Cynthia Har- 
vey. the company’s new balle- 
rina from the United States, 
and Jonathan Cope. Their 
performances,*- often harshly 
angular; are very different 
from the way I remember the 
roles' creators. Patricia Mc- 
Bride and Mikhail Bary- 
shnikov, nor are they much 
like those of more ■ recent 
young New York casts. But 
they are cogent, convincing 
and must meet the chore- 
ographer's wishes or approvaL 

In the house orchestra's 
absence, Sadler’s Wells Royal 
Ballet Orchestra played Ravel 
Mozart- Prokofiev and Cho- 
pin enthusiastically under tbe 
new principal conductor, Isiah 
Jackson, with Elisabeth Perry 
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dklaiec Cn WinIer games can- 
OKiaies may or may not 

the{r reasoning. 

appearing 

r.?n en, ? b i y P rosai c amid the 
cultural backcloths laid out 
by Barcelona, Paris and 
Amsterdam, is commend- 
awy strong on the second 
assessment but vuJnerable on 
most of the first qualifica- 
tions. It travels to the ball as 
Cinderella, but with a legiti- 
mate hope that it may 
emerge as the candidate 
whose foot fits the glass 
slipper. That hope hinges 
upon how many of its known 
admirers — who recognize 
the attempt to return, in 
Denis Howell's words, the 

Why we 
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games to tho competitors — 
will have tip conviction to 
vote for a[ relatively un- 
fashionable/ yet sportingly 
suitable dt 
The key/ to the outcome 
could wellbe what happens 
to some oflhose votes which 
might ha je gone to Paris 
prior to ue recent wave of 
terrorism/ which has jeop- 
ardized htemational opin- 
ion and nas set back that 
city's dances, possibly ir- 
retrievahfy. It is rumoured 
that Jipques Chirac, the 
Fiencn premier, may now 
put much of his weight in 
Lausaine behind the bid by 
Alberville for the winter 
game/ in a move to ensure 
that France has one of the 
event. My suspidon is that 
tm. Brisbane and 
Bimjtagham will all have 
benefited from the setback. 

It fe an undoubted fact that 
the IOC members will be 
influenced in their ten- 
dencies when voting for the 
summer games by the pre- 
ily determined winter 
city: a dedsion they will 
supposed to know but 
ist certainly will, on the 
me, after the tellers 
haie passed the slips to Juan 
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.process of secret ballot, 
eliminating the bottom can- 
didate .each time until one 
city has a simple overall 
majority. Were Albertville or 
Sofia, an Eastern European 
socialist candidate, to be 
elected for the winter games, 
either choice would have a 
bearing on uncommitted 
support for Paris and Bel- 
grade in the subsequent sum- 
mer vote. 


With Barcelona, which has 
thrown £5 million into their 
publicity promotion, being 
the undeniable favourite, a 
speculative first round vot- 
ing distribution could be: 
Barcelona 28, ‘ Paris 15, 
Amsterdam 12, Brisbane 10, 
Birmingham 10, Belgrade 8. 

What will happen there- 
after is that the voting may 
split various ways, and if 
Amsterdam, Brisbane and 


Birmingham have upheld 
their credibility by surviving 
the first round, members 
who voted for Paris and 
Belgrade, and even for Barce- 
lona, the first time might 
now switch to one of the 
three in the middle ground, 
since they provide the most 
compact arrangements of 
Olympic sites. 

By this shifting process, it 
is possible that Barcelona 


could sian substantially in 
front and still not ultimately 
win, wiih Amsterdam. Bris- 
bane or Birmingham coming 
from behind. Some members 
who support Barcelona — a 
worthy candidate three times 
previously unsuccessful — 
may have been disillusioned 
by the ungracious behaviour 
during the recent Asian 
games in Seoul of Joao 
Havelange. a Brazilian mem- 


ber and the president of 
FIFA, the international foot- 
ball federation, who has un- 
officially guaranteed Latin 
American support for 
Barcelona. 

I think Barcelona — 
Samaranch's home city — 
will win with no assistance 
from him. Bui with such 
ephemeral moods as there 
will be next Friday, anything 
could happen. 


eserye to win 
contestants 


AUSTRALIA 


Kevan Gosper 



MrKevan 
Gosper, presi- 
dent of the 
Australian na- 
tional 
Olympic 
committee, 
says Brisbane 
should host the 1992 
Olympic Games because it of- 
fers an exceptional 
opportunity for the Olympic 
movement — a trouble-free 
games. Australia is a peace- 
ful, stable country with a 
reputation for friendliness and 
hospitality. He says: 
“Brisbane is the only dty iq -J 
the southern hemisphere .. : 
with the capacity to organfoev < 
such a major international' 
event which has come fortijtid 
with credible, well - . \, 

thought-out plans. As host '■ 
city for the highly success- 
fol Commonwealth Games in 
1982, it already has many 
of the Olympic-standard 
sports fadlities needed for 
1992. It is a modem dty 
which offers convenience 
and compactness that no other 
contender can provide. A 
central Olympic village will 
accommodate all athletes 
and officials. To put Brisbane 
on an equal travel cost 
footing with the European bid 
cities, 20 million Austra- 
lian dollars travel subsidy wul 
be dispersed to all national 
Olympic committees on an eq- 
uitable basis which takes 
into account both their team 
size and cost of air travel. 


Mary Glen-Haig 



MaiyGlen- . 
,.*n IOC 
iber ln 
says: 

“The theme 
of the Bir- 
mingham 
. bWis*Gh*the 
hack to the 
’.It is justified. No 
dty Jtas the conve- 
..e of an aiiport and a sta- 
adjacent to the village 
also many of the coro- 
m sites at the Na- 
Exhfbhioa Centre. 

athletes will be able 

_ walk to their event through 
an underpass from the vil- 
lage. This win also give com- 
plete security because the 
public win enter from the 
other side. Competitors 
will be able to watch their own 
and other sports. Only the 
stadinm and swimming pool of 
the main areas need to be 
built Almost everything else 
is ready now. The village, 
where athletes will sleep only 
two to a room, will be of 
prefabricated units and after 
the games can be moved 
elsewhere. As for Britain's - 
reputation of inner dty ri- 
ots 'and football hooliganism, 
we know tiiat all the rival 
cities, except Brisbane, have 
had troubles. Who knows 
what will have happened by 
1992? Britain has staged 
successful 'games in $be past - 
the 1948 Olympics made a 
profit and they can do so 
again in 1992." 


SPAIN 


Carlos Ferrer Salat 



Sedor Car- 
los Ferrer 
Salat, the 
Barcetona- 
bornmem- ’ 
her of the IOC 
sayscan- 
5'dly: “I don't 
know if Barcelona wQl get 
them. I know the best can- 
didate win emerge at our 
deliberations” — and then 
proceeds to reel off what 
he calls “only the fun- 
damental reasons” why 
Barcelona can justifiably ex- 
pect to host the games. Ba- 
sically, he told The Times, 
Barcelona's reasons are 
twofold. It is trying for the 
fifth time since 1924 to get 
the games; Spain is the only 
Urge European country not 
yet to have had any Olympic 
games, either winter or 
smmner.There is nothing 
sentimental in that ap- 
proach. he contends. Sec- 
ondly, in Barcelona's case 
80 percent of the sports in- 
stallations are already 
there. “That percentage is as 
good as the best among the 
other candidates,” he oh- ' 
serves.'Secnrity? The ath- 
letes can travel swiftly from > 
their Olympic village to 
the foar enclosed sports sites 
by Barcelona's coastal 
boulevard which is easy to 
protect Finally, not all the 
city contenders have 
Barcelona's good climate 
or tradition as an important . 
arts centre. 


FRANCE 


Maurice Herzog 



Monsieur 
Maurice 
Herzog. 
French repre- 
sentative on 
the IOC says 
he thinks 

Paris has a 

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the 1992 Olympic 

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eta problems 
ome. he insists. 


YUGOSLAVIA 


Boris Bakrac 



Mr Boris 
Bakrac, who 
has spent 
2d years as the 
Yugoslav 
representative 
on the IOC 
says: “Bel- 
grade already 1ms 90 per- 
cent of all sports facilities ' 
required for the Olympic 
Gii iimt. all situated on a 16 
kilometres throogbway. 
and all, with the exception of 
the shooting range, less 
than 9km from the Olympic 
stadium. All have passed 
their tests at scores of world 
and European champion- 
ships.” Tim second, doubt- 
lessly crucial argument in 
Belgrade's favour, is that 


Yugoslavia is nun-Hug**™* 
and that on political pounds 
there can be no objections, 
either from East, West, or the 
Third wyid- A member of 
the Belgrade Olympic 

committee says “The 

advantage of the non-aligned .. 
policy is that Belgrade can 
guarantee universal partuapa- 
gon, which after several 

incomplete games, ami still 

looming uncertainties ovtf 
Seoul, is ajpoint” The tfasd 

factor, MrlBakrac says, is 

that: “Thelsoecessfol 

assasTiSBU 

host to guests. 


HOLLAND 


v. . Gees Kerdel 



Summed up 
in a single 
word, 

Amsterdam 
feels it 

should get the 
1992 Olym- 
pic Games be- 
cause the Dutch-capital 
can provide a “cosy” setting 
that could help foster the 
Olympic ideal, which at some 
recent games has been 
somewhat lacking. The games 
in Amsterdam would be 
cosy because cosiness is part 
of the Dutch way of life, 
but also because about 85 per 

cent of all events would 
take place within a radios of 
8J5 kilometres, again _ 
appropriately enough id 
Dutch terms within cycling 
distance. MrCees Kerdel. the 
Dutch member of the IOC - 
did not overrate. Amsterdam's 


the games, bnt did 
the Dutch capital as a 
“serious candidate”: “From 
every point of view-- the 
organization, the accommoda- 
tion and the infrastructure 
— the many IOC colleagues 
who visited Amsterdam, 
and most of them have, were 
very positive.” But then 
Mr Kerdel added the same 
can be said of Barcelona, 

Paris and Birmingham. In 
fact, he bad been surprised 
at Birmingham's marvellous 
sports fadlities. 



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THE TIMES FRIDAY OCTOBER 101986 


SPECTRUM 2 




bears, but no picnic 


THE 
GOOD SCHOOLS 


Part 5: Prep schools 
The independent 
sector comes into its 
own in prep schools, 
with huge choice, a 
full life and a kiss 
at bedtime with a 
whiff of home. The 
more spartan regimes may be gone, but as 
Amanda Atha and Sarah Drummond found 
*n their new survey, it is heads down all the 
iway at top schools, with little time for fun 


T 



i he choice among prep 
1 schools is enormous. 
Arguably, this is where 
the independent sector 
excels, particularly on 
the boarding front (and not forget- 
ting that prep schools are much 
easier to run than senior schools). 
All the preps we covered are 
private, the majority boarding, 
some with a day element Your 
real question at this stage is: do 
you want to send your child away 
at eight (if ever)? We spotted a 
trend to going away later - at nine, ' 
10, even li. 

The spartan, highly-disciplined 
prep school may be more or less a 
thing of the past but no matter 
how thick die carpets and cur- 
tains, no matter how many teddies 
on beds, there are bound to be 
tears too. Comfort however, is at 
hand. One head's wife told us that 
on the first night of term she 
downed a quick gin and tonic en 


route to say goodnight to the new 
boys. Bending to kiss one. she 
asked if he was happy. "Oh yes.” 
he said. “You. smell just like 
Mummy. 4 ' 

Prep schools fell conveniently 
into categories There are the 
posh os (e.g. Ludgrove, Elstree, 
Sandroyd), deeply traditional, the 
beginning of the old-boy network, 
with honours boards that look like 
Burke’s Peerage. There are still a 
few family-owned preps, like 
Maidweil and Ashdown, set in 
rambling country houses that 
adapt remarkably well, with panti- 
ling, library, billiards room, park- 
land: wellies in the porch 

and dog-eared carpets. 

Co-ed bearding preps are a 
newish breed, and highly success- 
ful, for example Windlesham and 

Port Regis, with the Dragon a 
distinguished forerunner. Accord- 
ing to the heads of secondary 
schools, the girls arrive excep- 


tionally well grounded, often 
ahead of their peers — many of 
whom haven’t touched Latin yet 
Then there are schools affiliated 
to the next step up, such as Colei 
Court for St Paul’s and Gilling for 
Ampleforth. Is this the back-door 
entrance? Is it stultifying for a 
child to remain in more or less the 
same group and the same place 
from eight until 18? 

Next are feed schools famous 
for sending large batches of pupils 
to famous public schools 
(Sunni ngdale and Summer Fields 
though this is taxer 


Weekend lfc at boarding preps 
is very full, ll is often better 
organized anowith more goi ng on 
than at sone public schools. 
Natural hisiot? comes alive, wtn 
deer parks, ‘late-night tedgfir 
watching, pet* comers, gardens, 
assault course, drama, ponies, 
games, outing — often with 
committed ycrtqg staff plus their 
own families. , 

Pressure can be fierce: team 
spirit,' winning. . achieving - and 
success start -to become goals at a 
tender a gP Oil® nother reported 
that the first week ber-1 1 -year-old 



to Eton). 

nowadays as the possiblities for _son came homcforlheJipliifaYS n? 

slept each mornini uniu mid-day 
(having gone to bd at nine): the 


the next step fan out 

rep school heads pride 
l themselves on getting 
pupils into schools first 
go. Often, though, this 
means persuading par- 
ents not to try for the likes of Eton 
or St Paul’s, because the bead does 
not think the child will make it 


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ABERLOUR HOUSE 


ABERLOUR, BANFFSHIRE 


Vital statistics 

Pupils: Approx 75 boys, 37 girts. 
Most board, one or two day. Ages: 
8-13. Non-denorntnatranal- Fee- 
.^■paying. 


jneacfc Sir Toby Cog (HU. bead for 22 
.years. Follows Kurt Hahn line of 
\dev9l0ping all aspects of a child’s 
•personality. “No short cuts to a 
„ sound education." he says. 

.Bottom Bne: Full fees: £1.460 per 
"term boarding. Reductions for poor 
H tuid/or deserving: "important to 
.'.hare a' complete social mix'": 
rtExit: 75-80 per cent go straight on to 
■Gordohsttxjn. " 

"Remarks: Started 1936 in converted 
Stately home as junior school to 
•'iGoitionsioun. Still suffers from 
-popular vision that it is "all short 
^horts end hairy knees". Pupils 
need not- excel at mainstream 
sports, (cricket, rig by, soccer) but 
•'have to do something outdoors or 
r.8porty every afternoon: it might be 
jewing, feeding the animals or doing 
-Scottish country dancing (man- 
c datory). New games. hafl/tneatre 
.^and music department computers 
•^everywhere. Children graded into 
junior helpers -and senior helpers to 
.encourage feeling of responsfeility. 
- PotentHlclassics scholars.wduld do 
»*best elsewhere,- but excellent re- 
medial. speech and dyslexia ther- 
apy. If you betieve in genuine alt- 
round education end teaching of 
such things as discipline, farming, 
climbing trees, riding and other 
“skills which might be of use In later 
-- Me, then your infant would certainly 
-^benefit from Abertour. Good reputa- 
--tion for teaching "unteachable" 
^children. 


BELHAVEN HILL 


- - - BUNBAR, EAST LOTHIAN 

T Vital sta tistic s 

“Pupfls: 69 boys, 2 girts.' 64 board. 

Ages: 8-13. Non-qanofdinatKXiaL 
* -Fee-paying 

''Hand: Mr Donald Vass (since 1974). 
^Charming, relaxed, generaSy re- 
garded as a EberaBzIng influence. 
Bottom Km: Fees: £1,400 per term 
Ujoardlng, £850 day. 

•wExit Half go south -Eton (one this 
' year), Winchester, Rugby, Radley 
—and Harrow. And to GJenaknond, 
^somo to Fettes, Loretto, 
~-Gordonstoun. 

^Jtanitiks: Friendly late 18th century 
'"red-brick house with sympathetic 
’“Edwardian additions, houses all 
^..dormitories (teddy bears and old 
'rriartan- rugs) and most of the 
' classrooms. WM-fcept grounds with 
^two cricket pitches, mne-hota god 
- course. Unhealed swimming pool. 
■•"Regular piano lessons (pianos 
.• everywhere), and Pipe Major Pride 
v teaches piping and carpentry. 
Regular trips to dry ski slope at 
Hiflend, shooting M winter. 


BUTTERSTONE 
HOUSE SCHOOL 


DUNKELD, PERTHSHIRE 


Vital statistics 

Pupils: 55 girts. Most board, one or 
two day. Ages: 5— 13. Church of 
Scotland; Fee-paying. 


Heed: Mr Christopher Syers-GIb- 
son. new this term. 

Bottom fine: Fees: £1.310 per term 

Exit: Mostly to St Leonards. 
Gordonstoun, Oxenfoord Castle, 
.Lothian, Wycombe Abbey, North 
Foreland Lodge, West Heath, etc. 
Remarks: True family atmosphere 
whh home-grown vegetables and 
jam-making. AH- housed under one 
roof: small, pretty dormitories. Pu- 
pils largely daughters of large 
landowners and smart Scottish 
businessmen. Main academic 
strength is languages; chief sport is 
tennis. Heateoptastic-domed swim- 
ming pool; sklng at Glenshea; 
pupSs may bring own ponies. Every- 
thing possible done out of doors. 


CHEAM SCHOOL 


NEWBURY, BERKSHIRE 


Vital statistics 

Pupfls: ap p rox 140 boys. All board. 
Ages:-8-i3. C of £ Fee-paying ' 


Head: Mr C C Evers (since 1985). 
“Democratic type." said one parent 
“Means to brim the school into the 
’80s," said another. 

Bottom Bne: Fees: £1.415 per term. 
Exit: Largest numbers to Eton and 
Marlborough, tallowed by St 
Edward's, Bmdfieid. Harrow, Win- 
chester, Cheltenham. 

Remarks: Records show a 
“flourishing concern" at Cheam as 
early as 1846. However, school wffl 
go down in history as the place 
where HRH Prince Charles went 
(and was, moreover, unhappy) and 
school has suffered dreaafuHy in 
past tar this dubious claim to fame. 
However, became an excellent 
school under the last head, Mr 
Wheeler - well-balanced, traditional 
in the best sense of the word, 
friendly, ordered and efficient 
Beautiful grounds and buildings. 
Huge open-air heatBd swimming 
pool, a chapeJ/assambiy had with 
room tar boys and parents, sports 
centre and 90 acres of grounds in 
which the boys pitch tents, make 
tree-houses and "get away from it 
air. 


COTHILL HOUSE 


ABINGDON, OXON 


Vital statistics 

Pupils: 140 boys. 30 day. Ages: 8- 
14. C of E. Fefrpaying. 


ITHEc 


Head: Mr Adrian Richardson (since 
1975). Committed, caring — and 


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result she cdridideii,' "of the 
school play, a must exam, keep- 
ing up with the wort and being in 
various sports teamt, 

The responsibilir orr' I2/i3=- 
y ear-olds' as prefect, monitors, 

■ and so on is a point to watch — 

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PORT REGIS 


Charles and FJimheHi Maldei, heads of Wrnrilesham School: a good ed nrafi ru ral grounding in a warm and free atmosphere 
very popular. “He produces alert. 


eager boys, comment 
Bottom tine: Fees: £1,485 per term 
boarding. 

Exit Mainly to Radley, Eton, Marl- 
borough and Harrow. 

Remarks: In the 1950s one of the 
country's tap 10 preps, senrfng 
most boys on to Eton. Then stan- 
dards dropped. Now, however, 
CotttiB Is back -and on the crest of 
a wave: extremely happy, weft- 
taught boys in small classes, extra 
tuition where needed, new science 
lab, most masters aged about 30. 
Sports reputation deservedly high; 
lots of activities - bffiards, printing, 
carpentry, etc. 


DRAGON SCHOOL 


OXFORD 


Vital statistics 

Pupils: 520 boys, 55 girts. 225 
boarders, au boys. Ages: 7-13. C of 
£ Fee-paying. 


Head: 

(since 
sense 
si 


no: z.i ,oou per term ooara- 

i day. 

s "ft was te rrifying." corn- 
one ex-master, knowing 


Mr H.K. Ingram ("Inky") 
1965). Approachable, has 
of humour and tasters 
shamboftc attitude which 
reassuring. 

jularty gets 20 or more 
e x hi b iti o ns and scholarships a year 
to major public schools, in particular 
Winchester, Marlborough, Mag- 
dalen College School, St Edward's 
(Oxford), MaNem. Radley. Eton, 
Abingdon. 

Bottom line: £1 ,350 per term board- 
ing. £805 
Remarks: 
merited one 
that afl the cMdran I taught were 
cleverer than I am." Openly looks 
tar academic excellence, as befits 
school founded (in 1877) for dons' 
children. Split into nine houses, 
each with own housemaster, cook 
and family atmosphere, giving chil- 
dren a "taste of what it is going to be 
like at their public school . Tremen- 
dous sense of belonging and tra- 
dition. bnsk atmosphere, more in 
touch with outside world than most 
Lots ot children of famous dons, 
MPs etc and member of staff goes 
through papers cutting out scandals 
referring to parents. Dorms and 
boys messy (considered naff to 
have a new jacket). Two compulsory 
games afternoons a week — girts 
are treated as honora r y boys and 
can play rugby. 


DULWICH 
COLLEGE PREP 


DULWICH, LONDON SE21 


Vital st a ti s tics 
Pupils: 720 boys. 21 day aids 
3-4 only). 58 board. 670 day. 
Boys 3-13. C of £ Fee-paying. 


Head: Mr H.EP. Woodcock (since 
1962). Outstanding admini st r a tor, 
commanding personality. Believes 
“we are teaching habits tar life". 
Exit Around half to DUhvich Col- 

lege, fair numbers to Westminster. 
Bottom Bne: Fees £1,060 per term 
weekly boarding. £750-825day. 
Remarks: Parents initial homework 
nightly, state duration of work: "an 
invaluable means of 
communication", noted one parent 
Missives from school to parents 
come thick and fast 'Take Tom to 
the airport/railway 

station/gallery" . . . another project 
under way. "inspired" head of 
English, drama much pressed, music 
excellent, lively art Bracing, 
intellectually stimulating junior 
powerhouse, in spite of size, the 
scale is domestic, the atmosphere 
very friendly. Danger is that av- 
erage-ability boys get swamped - 
no firt at 10 to be relegated to the 0 

stream — and non- c onformist pan 
ants, too. occasionally tael the edd 
wind of deapproval 


GODSTOWE 


HIGH WYCOMBE, 
BUCKINGHAMSHIRE 


Vital statistics 
Pupils: 272 girls. 142 board 
day. Pre-prep: 49 girts. 37 
Ages: 4-13. C of E but an 
welcome. Fee-paying. 


130 


Head: Miss P Rtzmaurice-Kefly 
(since 1970). Formidable, keen on 
good fresh food for pupils and 
instilling good habits (eg. washing 
underwear every night) earty on. 
Bottom fine: Fees: £1,116 per term 
boanfing, £731 day. 

Exit Downe House, Wycombe Ab- 
bey, Queen Anne's, Sherborne 
Girts, Cheltenham Lades'. Malvern 
Girts', Godolphin, Banendan. St 

Goofoa’s Ascot, etc. 

Remarks: High academic standard; 
pupfls in need of "hand-rearing" 
placed in small forms for a year or 
so to "get things right". Miss 
Fitzmaurtoe-Ketiy is anxious not to 
pigeon-hole anybody as "those 
apparently week often turn out to be 
strong". . Needework, tapestry, 
brownies. ballet. choir, orchestra, 
two ski trips a year. Founded in 
1900, first boarding prep school for 
girts in England. Traditional, pleas- 
ant and very keen on neatness, 
cleanliness and good manners — no 
jewellery or any of that nonsense. 


HANFORD SCHOOL 


CHILD OKEFORD, DORSET 


Vital statistics 

Pupfls: 150 girls. All board. Ages: 7- 
13. C ot £ Fee-paying. 


Joint heeds: Mr E and Mrs Sharp, 
and Miss Sarah Canning (since 
1950). 

Bottom Bne: Fees: £1,275 per term 

Erib^dver half (he girls go to 
Sherborne; others to St Mary's, 
Wantage and Caine, Downe House, 
Tudor Hall. Wycombe Abbey, 
Cheltenham Lades'. 

Remarks: Must be the country's 
happiest girls' prep, and has an 
extremely long waiting list Glorious 
manor house of 1642 'm rolling 
Dorset country, with stunning sta- 
bles and Thetweilian ponies. Inside, 
pleasantly threadbare and shabby 

" places - squally full of love and 


happiness. ~Mod the staff are 
married tantily people, plus retired 
.heads and housemasters from weft-, 
known public shoots who choose 
Dorset to retire in. and teach 
Hanford girls, keeping their own 
hands in. “shedding years" and 
making standard ranwriwify Itigh. 


HORRIS HILL 


NEWBURY, BERKSHIRE 


Vital statistics 

Puplls:158boys.Aflbcard.Ages:8- 
13. Cot E. Fee-paying. 


Head: Mr M J. times (since 1978). 

1 full of charm 


Fairly buttoned-up but 
once you i ‘ " 

efficient. A 

Bottom Bne: Fees: £1,470 per term 


and highly 


Exit One-third to Winchester 
(sends more boys to Winchester 
than any other prep), one-third to 
Eton, the rest spread. 

Remarks: Traditional boys' prep run 
along the lines of a pubfle school 
Founder (1888) insisted on "no 
humbug", so no motto, no crest no 
speech day, no rote of honour, no 
prefects, rawer lessons than some 
praps, “because they're property 
taught". Staff live on the campus, 
ana are mostly unmarried, straight 
from university - tend to stey put 
until grabbed to became head of 
another prep school Classes are 
often seven or eight never more 
than 15. Good music: and tor aider 
boys a delightful habit of half an 
hour's musw-fistening (classical) 
before going to sleep. Art weak 
(with plans to improve it). New 
sports haH/theatrs; lots of comput- 
ers. Rends on the games field, with 
the reputation of hardy ever losing. 


KENSINGTON 
PREP SCHOOL 
FOR GIRLS 


LONDON W8 


Vital statistics 

Pupils: Approx 200 girts. All day. 
Ages 5-12. Non -denominational. 
Fee-paying. 


Head: Miss J. Nelson. Firm blit fair. 
Exit Godolphin and Latymer. Mora 
House, Putney High and other 
Uxxtom day schools. Regularly 



Dickie Dawe: “gentle" master of Westminster Under School 


gets targe'numberelnttrSr Paul's 
Girls', inducting scholarships. 
Bottom line: £560 per term. 
Remarks: High-powered pressure 
cooker tar London day schools. 
Pupfls imbued with great confidence 
in their own abilities. Standard of 
work amazingly high, literacy and 
numeracy often exoeeding that of 
girts two years older, summer 
carnival, Christinas carols, French 
play. Summer sports are In Holland 
Park. Very traditional with emphasis 
on old-fashioned tenets of discipline 
and order. Curtseying when leaving 


has iust about (tied out, though the 
'bob may t 
shakes hands 


oddl 


be seen, but each $ri: 
s wfth the /ntstress'an 
duty as she goes. Girls seem very 
happy and well-adjusted, much 
more so than some « the mothers. 


KING’S COLLEGE 
SCHOOL 


CAMBRIDGE 


Vital statistics 

Pupils: Approx 158 boys, 55 girls. 
1 1 7 day (including altgfrls). 76 board 
(including 24 choristers and proba- 
tioners). Ages: 7-13 . C of E but all 
acceptable. Fee-paying. 


Head: Mr Gerald Peacocke (since 
1977). Approachable, modest and 
kinefly man, who appears to put the 
boys first and everything else miles 
down the fist 

.Exit: Feeds a couple of dozen well- 
known schools including 
Uppingham and The Leys. 

Bottom litia: £1.1 BSper term board- 
ing, £775 day. 

Remarks: Owing to ties with King's 
College, Cambridge, for which- it 
provides the boy choristers, school 
is exceptionally strong in music. It 
would be a pity to send an 
unmusical child here. Dyslexic unit 
for 12-15 boys- Rugby (Strong), 
hockey (including mixed boys' and 
girts' teams), tennis, etc. Only sign 
of choristers their garments hang- 
ing in open wardrobes In largish 
dormitories, unless you walk across 
to the Chapel and i 


see teem in 
action. Slightly casual atmosphere 
sen known to deter parents in 
and 


has been known to deter 
search of highly 
formal behaviour. 


MILBOURNE 
LODGE SCHOOL 


ESHER, SURREY 


- Vital statistics - 

Pupils: 180 boys, 18 girts. AH day. 
Ages; 7-13. Also: 133 boys, 17 girts. 
All day/ Ages 4-8. C of EL Fee- 
psymg.. . 


Head: Mr Norman Hale (and propri- 
etor. Since 1949). Ebullient, brBBant. 
with a youthful manner. Knows the 
pupils rar.better than most heads. 
Exit Highest percentage of scholar- 
ships gained of any prep to Eton, 
Winchester, St Paul's, 
Charterhouse, BradfieJd, etc. 
Bottom fine: £730 per term. 
Remarks: Teaching is superb - 
most teachers have been here for 
yews, but there is a sprinkling of 
new young blood.- BriMant English 
teaching. Latin the subject in wteich 
scholars shine most regularly, 
though maths results are often 
outstanding; Not a sweat shop. 
Pupils are asked to work "a great 
deal on their own. 20 per cent come 
in aged seven, aqp a few brilliant 
freaks at six (who must then mark 
time at the top of the school). Latin 
and French (very popular - rare in 
prep schools) from the start Greek 
tar tiie A stream in last three years. 


Christ's Hospital 
The pupils at Christ's Hos- 
pital School are all boarders: 
not day pupils as stated, 
yesterday . The headmaster is 
MrTohri T. Hansford. ■ 


MOTCOMBE FARK, DORSET 


Vita) 


public schools often, find these 
young leaders arriving as burnt- 
cut nars. -Only . Wie top London 
preps and a handful of others (e.g. 
Mil bourne Lodge. King's College 
School), are "■a tough academic 
hurdle at eight 

,t one such establish- 
ment. the head ob- 
served that "nor enough 
is made of the years 
between five and eight 
when the potential is enormous." 
The object of the prep schools is to 
get children on to the neat rung of 
- the ladder*^ but w? could: not 
understand why they make suchai 
song and dance about U. j 

Preparatory schools should a R 
low children to. sail into, the 7 
secondary system, 'arid .to find'.- 
time for other interests as welL'Ar . 
the;raost ambitious and successful ‘ 
■ preps we found heads down Bli the 
way. with token pauses for gmitesr 1 
art or music. ' 


Remarks: "We are- 
of the most privileged i 
country." a master said, 
institution which wifl get your bin of 
average mteftect but good eomeix. 
tons into Eton 1 — 


Pupfls: 160 bays 80 girts. 2 
board. 40 day. Agte: 7-13. C of 
Fee-paying. t ' 


200 

£ 


Head: Mr Davfd Richard (since 
1969). Outspoke), avuncular, 
workaholic. 1 

Exit: Brvanston^ Sherborne, 
Cantor d, MErtaoroqjh. etc. 

Bottom fine: £1:757 per term 
boarding-'" ’ ., • ? 

Remarks: Possibly the most go- 
ahead prep m the owntry. gawe« 
towards -education tar the 2tst- 
century. Stunning facti ties.m ore on 
the.' way. county stmdard sports 
-hall, excellent .desigi centre, eta 
' staff exceptionally radicated and 
hard-working.- Scnod runs along 
progressive Bnes: tause system 
minimal, praise Ifoeraty heaped on 
children. Breeds seH-onWenca.50 
different bobbies. 15 different 
Education consciously 
head, hands and heart 
Princess Anne's choke. 


sports. I 
aimed at 


THE PILGRIM'S 
SCHOOL 


WINCHESTER, HAMPSHIRE 


Vital tttetfcrtcs 

■ Pupflte 170 toys. Apprpt 85 board,- 
85- day. 36 choral schdars (at half 
- fees). -Ages: 8-13+. C bf c- Fee- 
paying. , 


Head: Mr Michael Keffjrd (since 
1983). Sfightiy reserved manner 
conceals a kind and carirornan. 
Exit A third to WratiiesteftPilgrim's 
is not an official feed school but has 
dose finks). A third to Maitoorougtv 
Charterhouse. Eton andi Radley. 
Bottom fine: £1 ,280 per: tarn board* 
tag, £920 day. --- - -- 
^Remark!? TOUthwaiMng' ioys-yst 
not over-pressured. Gentle stream- 
ing of classes from beginning. 
-Grasses -oMD-Ww-Just about un- 
equalled musk: teaching — fraelsnce 
professional players corns down 
every week, to teach. Spirited, in 
■beautiful cathedral close. Twti mod- 
em blocks, rest old. - Own good 
playing fields but immediate 
grounds somewhat cramped. Pas- 
toral care exceptionally good. Hiah 
standard of sport, 
cricket 


RIDDLESWORTH 

HALL 


OiSS, NORFOLK- 


; ? Vital ’statistics 
Pupite - 147 ‘; girts. 10 
board. Size of class: 10-19. 
13. C of £ Fee-paying. 


.Rest 

:7- 


/ 

Wood, «p- 
ago. Warm, 
mat pupils 


Head: Mrs* Patricia 
pointed nine years 
approachable, keen 
should have fun. > 

Exit: Has links with Felixstowe (of 
which it used to be the prep school) 
to which lots of 'girts go on. Also to 
Cantata, WestonUrt West Heath, 
etc. # 

Bottom Line: £1,415 per term 
boarding, £950 day.- 1 
Remarks: Not your academic 
powerhouse. Charming country 
school - listed stately home — in 
gorgeous grounds with lovely .old 
trees (good for cubing). Mrs Wood 
states genoal approach is "old- 
fashioned": "Wa have spelling, 
tables, detention, streaming, marks, 
earty bed - the lot" Pupils tend to 
be posh-iarxfed and local farmers 
(the Princess of Wales was here), 
reflected in extras Gke fly-tying, day 
pigeon shooting and riding. 


SUMMER FIELDS 


OXFORD 


Vital statistics . 

Pupils: 232 boys. 218 board. T4 day. 
Ages: B-13. C ot E foundation with 
strong RG contingent^ Fee-paying. 


'UgaT 

ir^-fl 


tot Nice" or n-alby"). Lively, acces- 
sible and tireless. 

Exit Good fend for Eton (50 per 
cent). School gets four-five schotar- 
ships to major schools 
including Eton, Radley, 

Bottom fete: £1,475. per 
boarding. 


term 


ing teaching and' sheer hanLArark. 
70 lovely Oxford acres for golf; 

^Srf’^cT^rickeL but 
-games school". Smart indoor 
swimming-pool recently r buHt" 
Ofd-fashtoned disc^tne - beye- 
made to stand in corners, etc: . 


SUNNINGDALE 


SUNNINGDALE. BERKSHIRE; 


Vital statistics' 

Pupfls: 126 boys.AH board: Ag&£ 
13. C of £ Fee^paytag. .r M 


Head: The famous Dawson, tatfra: 
Nick (head since -1967) and-Tta 

Exft^per cent ta Eton; IS-SOpef 
cent Harrow; the rest to BrvffiQkl, 
Weikngtori. Stowe, Radley. - •• 
Bottom Une: £1,150 per term. 
Remarks:' Unique. A famfly busi- 
ness, and the lively Dawsons are 
totally committed. No secretary 
(head writes all letters by hand); no 
bursar, no groundsm an ^ro twtis 

Dawsons). -Old -Edwardian house 
plus newishladditionai cl a ssroom s 
put up on shoe-string budget One 
or- - - • two . threadbare 
bedraoms^dorms. but pupta-ltatty 
to come from shabby dtic. noRNb. 
Family atmosphere^ no H locked 
doors, handwritten notices, -uttt 
strong sensible nanny element afl 
bays rest on beds (reading or 
working) after lunch; misdemeanour 
can mean being, sent to room and 
missing meals. Boys have heaflhy 
respect tor. rules. Dawsons strict on 
manners, which are excellent. 
Sports taken very seriously. > 


WESTMINSTER 
UNDER SCHOOL 


LONDON SW1 


premt 

“arcati 


AH 
paying. 


Vital statistics . : 
prox 200 boys. 120 
L Ages: 7-13: C of £ 


Head: Mr arte Mrs C Maiden, feta 
classicists. Charming and .afrjsys 
accessible to pupils (rare). *- • 
Exit Tends to be co-ed sdjoois 
Bedales, Bryan ston etc, alto afl 
over the place from Ampiefonffte 



Wycombe , 

Bottom fine: £h3i0 per l_. 
Remarks: Originatty founded n 
1837 by present head's? Sf?* 
grandfattrar aid has- beed fl‘-tbe 
ram By ever since. Grounds iw#* 
— . lots of places to- play add xftnb. 
School bmkfings have mu$hipatied 
out behind the main house, includ- 
ing a whole , girts* ■ vring.-Ubenl 
image, no-one top Or bottom.' but 
they reckon to teach 'taarb". Upto 
40 children still learn Greek - Qnepf 
last spend id strongholds of 'B». 

Adapted from-. The Good 
Schools Guide, a Harpers'and 
Queen Publication, to ne pub- 
lisheq by Ehury J>fe , n on 
.November 3 (price £8.95). t V 






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pupils: 280 boys. Al day. Ages: 8- 
13. C "of £ Feb-paying. 


Head: The Master is Mr Dickie 
Dawe (since 1977). Gentle, 
approachable. ''Myfirstjobiatoget 
boys happy and relaxed." - • - 
Exit Between 80 and B5 pef cettto 
Westminster School The rest to 
major pubtic ’schools (notably Bon, 

Wellington, Marlborough). : 

Bottom Hoe: £925 per ternt _ 
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re (“the garden") — the etNyoU 
central - Londonpre ps; usud o a M ; 
at break times. .Staff flats ebow 
Kback block means the gates now 
close, and give the toys a sensed 
belonging, say parens. Strong qi 
extra-curricular activities: plays, ax. 
pottery, lots of dubs, fear 
holiday tripe. Very high 
standards. 


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Glenys Roberts has never had 
the meaning - any serious doubts, as she 

OFpRiENDSHIP t T~- : — 

■■■■■■hm explains in the last of our series 


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M y mother used to say to 
niK “I always longed for 
a darner so we could 
. , °e mends. I imagined 

EPnfiS 1 * 8 t °S ether » taking 
S m wf for h i r ^bition, I turned 
SI!?. ^ a fitri with no interest in 
shop P mg and even less in tea. Invite 
me to a ladies’ lunch and I my 
w’tb the diet salad. I hated 
dolls, was indifferent to cooking, 
and though I did spend a good deal 
of time in front of the bathroom 
mirror, it was no more thaw my 
brother spent. My obsessions, in 
feet, were for more likely to be 
shared by the opposite sex than my 
own. 

I feH in love with men, I 
identified with them. They often 
complained about ihfo, saying I 
showed no interest in sewing on 
uieir buttons or blacking their 
riding boots. I envied their initia- 
tive and could see no virtne in 
waiting at home for a phone call 
discussing with the other girls how 
to entrap men with a beehive hairdo 
and a chocolate box smile. 

Those were the bad old pre- 
feminist days, of course; but even 
now. in my experience, a passive 
femininity sets in all too easily once 
the hormones are aroused. For the 
most part, therefore, my relation- 
ships with men have been platonic. 
I almost prefer it that way, for I find 
their friendship stimulating. 

In my teens, it was not very 
difficult to come to the conclusion 
that boys were the missing link in 
the desire and pursuit of the whole. 
To lunch or dine with even the least 
virile holds a frisson which never 
quite seems to stir between friends 
of the same sex. 

Sooner or later; of -course; the . 


- image musr flash across the mind of 
a more than platonic relationship. 
Sometimes that is what it becomes. 

. . There is a compensation, however. 
Some of the best friends are old 
lovers, for you can never surprise 
them with any mtimate habit which 
might destroy a more tender friend- 
ship. Men never quite want to let 
their women go, and they can even 
be extremely generous with their 
time once it is understood you have 
no efgfmg on the heart. 

They do not seem to waste time 
on bitching or gossiping, though it 
has to be said, male writers are just 
as good at this stock in trade as 

- female ones. There are male writers 
who will call me at midnight and 
chat into the small hours about 
absolutely nothing at all except the 
latest joke or improbable plot based, 
on a slice of life. Men usually have* 
better jokes. 


Jeffrey Bernard and agony aunt Irma Kurtz: ’The friendship of women is better for the soul than that of men” 


A ll my telephone friends, I 
think, are married, but 
then married men are al- 
lowed more freedom by 
their wives- than the other’ way 
around, which happily leaves twice 
’ as many men as women available 
-for soda! intercourse,. 

L have not put this theory to die 
test too* often in die -flesh. Once in 
Toronto it nearly foiled. I arrived in 
shirtsleeves from California on a 
beautiful spring day to spend one 
evening with an old married friend. 
Six days later I was still there, 
locked in by an nnseasonal snow- 
storm and waring bis pullovers for 
warmth. While' he insisted I play 
Scott Joplin with him on the piano; 

- liis wife insisted she prepare three 
' ' meals a day from the contents, of the 
. - freezer. She did this with an air of 


Jeffrey Bernard — bon riveur, man- 
abont-Soho and award winning 
Spectator and Sporting Life cot- 
umnist — claims to have countless 
women friends, including three of 
his four ex-wives (the other is sadly 
no longer a live). Bat fittingly, the 
woman on whom he can always rely 
for chicken soap and sympathy is 
Cosmopolitan's agony aunt Irma 
Knrtz, his friend, idly and drinking 
companion for 25 years. 

“We stumbled over each other in 
Soho when she was fresh . from 
- Paris,"* he explained. “Since then, 

martyrdom, but refused all offers of 
help. Later they were divorced. It 
had nothing to do with me, but I 
was rather on her side in the 
decision. Men are children and that 
is what is fun about their friendship. 
Far better to be a friend than a wife 
because it makes you feel so awfully 
old to be married to a child. 

Then again the grown-up world 
trusts men so much more. Women 
still have a frightful reputation as 
dilettantes or dragons. Hang a man 
on your arm and you can get up to 
all sons of things without advertis- 
ing the fact. 

Many people would insist that 
friendship, by definition, is not a 
scheme, a plot or an arduous chore. 
Neither can it be fawning like a 
bundle of puppies together in a 
basket The American philospher 
Emerson said: “Our friendships 
burry to short and poor conclusions 
because we have made them a 
texture of wine and dreams instead 
of the tough fibre of the human 
heart” He added: “I do with my 
friends as I do with my books. I 


she has allowed me to go on playing 
little- boy-lost long after I was 
entitled — and I wouldn’t hesitate to 
mak e a mayday call to her at 3am if 
I was in trouble. It’s happened more 
than once. 

“The friendship of *xj men,” be 
insists, “is better for the soul than 
that of men; men would for rather 
lend yon £100 than a shoulder to 
lean on. Being a diabetic, I fre- 
quently have to go into hospital 
when 1 have problems. She always 
comes round, to hold my handfor 
hours, make me laugh . . .When 

would have them where I can find 
them, but I seldom use them.” 

I understand that The idea that a 
friend has carte blanche to borrow 
the proverbial cup of sugar when- 
ever he wants is as unappealing as 
the idea he never bothers to ask. A 
perfect unobtrusive friendship is 
easier to keep with a person of the 
opposite sex. 


R ecently I wrote a five-line 
letter after 10 years to 
someone very dear to me, 
who lives with wife and 
children 6,000 miles away. The 
message he then knew to leave on 
the telephone answering machine 
did more to persuade me aO was 
well with the world than any 
amount of bandholding from many 
a nearer friend. 

Some people might spot there is a 
deficiency in those who are happier 
confiding in the opposite sex, as if 
they bad something to hide from the 
similar instincts of their own. They 
might be right . 

But fete has left me with little 


I’m wefl. we*U often spend evenings 
eating and drinking — I’m proud to 
say 1 regard her as one of the boys. 
She has forgiven me for some 
appalling behaviour.” 

Ironically, be often finds himself 
in the position of trying to counsel 
and advise this professional prob- 
lem solven “She's usually in as 
much of a mess as I am; I teD her she 
needs an agony uncle of her own, but 
she simply laughs.** 

Josephine Fairley 

choice. For years now. most of my 
potentially close girlfriends have 
lived on another continent Left to 
our own indulgent company I am 
sure we would never have got out of 
bed in the mornings, and 1 am sure 
we would have been very dis- 
content Perhaps it is self-preserva- 
tion that we ail sought foe more 
active company of men given half a 
chance and that age has not wearied 
our instinct to be one of foe boys. 
The feeling was so strong in me that 
when the time came, I was sure I 
could never carry a daughter, only a 
son. 

Indeed, I despaired of ever know- 
ing what women traditionally saw 
in each other. Well fete took a hand 
in that too. I am sure God gave me 
a daughter so I had sympathy with 
my mothers wish to be a friend to 
me. 1 do understand my mother, 
better now. But now my daughter is 
a tomboy too. surrounded by 
fellows who are just good friends, 
and I gladly let other women mother 
both of us if they will. 

0TVdm Nnwsp^MfS Lid 1986 


'y 1 Recent research 
✓ — has found that 
sweet and soar 
I f ff 1 pork, sizzling 
\\/f } beef or chicken 

\ y .y in oyster sauce, 

J even when laced 

with monosodhun glutamate, 
will not result in bunting 
sensations in the face, chest 
tightness, palpitations or tin- 
gling in the upper limbs. 

Eating Chhtese food is less 
likely to cause post-prandial 

discomfort than other meals; 
and those who later daim to be 
allergic are 10 times more 
likely to suffer symptoms if 
they hare beard of foe Chinese 
Restaurant Syndrome. 

The myth of the syndrome 
has been debunked by Dr 
R.A. Kenny of The George 
Washington University, 
Washington. Reviewed in 
Pulse magazine, his research 
— which included a small 
double blind trial — has taken 
sereral years, aod has shown 
that monosodinm glutamate is. 


despite its reparation. XB 
innocuous substance. 

In large doses ft does causes 
slight lowering of the Mood- 
pressure following reduction in 
blood glucose, but has no other 
effects on the body’s bio- 
chemistry. Furthermore. 
Dr Kenuy found no de- 
monstrable biochemical dif- 
ferences after dinner between 
the allegedly allergic and 
those who were not. 

The myth itself was started 
by a letter written to the New 
England Journal of Medicine 
by Dr Robert Ho Man Kwok 
in 1968. Dr Kwok wrote that 
dinner in a Chinese restaurant 
left him with feelings of mus- 
cle weakness, numbness in his 
hands and palpitations — an 
observation that caused other 
people to notice similar sympt- 
tonts after eating any dish with 
added monosodinm glutamate. 

Since then some restaurant 
owners have found it easier to 
blame the syndrome than to 
admit to poor hygiene in their 
kitchens. Bat doctors have 
always doubted the likelihood 
of the diagnosis, particularly 

as research workers could raft 
induce the symptoms u 

ynimak. 


Biscuits for bigger babies 


Generations of doctors have observed that their 

^ weD-fed. non-working leisured pregnant pa- 
tients give birth to larger babies than do those 
mothers who have had to work excessively 
hard on meagre rations. Physiologists have 
shown that if a pregnant woman's diet falls 
below 1 .800 kilocalories a day the baby suffers. 
A recent report in Hospital Doctor highlighted the work of foe 
Dunn Nutrition Unit of the Medical Research Council In 
Cambridge, which set up a centre m The Gambia 12 years ago 
to study the relationship between birth weight and nutrition. Dr 
Whitehead, director of the unit says that babies weighing be- 
tween 4.5 and 51b have a six times greater chance of dying In 
foe perinatal period than those of average weight, 6.5 to 
7lb. Even those who survive run a three times greater risk of 
dying during infancy. 

Dr Whitehead has shown that in the rainy season preceding 
the harvest, when food is scarce and the work in the fields 
arduous, there is a particularly high incidence of low birth- 
weight babies. Now. however, the MRC has developed a 
biscuit containing essential nutrients and high calorie roods. 
Given twice a day to pregnant women, the biscuit - made of 
peanuts, flour, dried milk and sugar - has reduced the 
percentage of small babies from 28 to 5. This simple 
supplement, together with a supply of dean water, has 
reduced the mortality rate, among children less than five years 
old from 50 to 2 per cent 


Children kept under wraps 


MILAN REPORT 


Short-term crises can 
result in children 
being placed in care 
and a hard battle 
for parental access . 

Owain Bidgood was taken hrto 
care six years ago while his' 
mother Janet was undergoing 
treatment for depression 
following the death of her 
husband in a car crash. No one 
suggested she had mistreated 
him. but social workers feared 
she couldn’t cope with a lively 
three-year-old. 

Almost every day for seven 
weeks she made, foe 50-mile 
round trip to the children s 
home where Owain was stay- 
ing. But when ihe little boy 
was placed with foster parents, 
her visiting rights 'were 
nbruptlv terminated and she 
was no! even allowed to know 
her son’s address. 

Initially, foe social workers 
said foe visits were stopped to 
allow Owain to settle in his 
own home. Later, they ex- 
plained. they were aftod to 
start contact again mow" 
unsettled him. For toe first 
four vears her son 
her only gJimiwe of him was 
across a council car park. 

Th“ Plight of parents like 
, ‘ , Bidgood was toe spur 
ffid .hTFamily Rights 
Group’s campaign to help 

J5S*ii!?S«n“ of SiSS» 

£? J?re weregiven foe right to 
court to d*v loca! 


Windy Hols 



authority decisions to stop 
access visits and foe Depart- 
ment of Health and Social 
Security issued a code of 
practice for social workers 
which stresses the importance, 
for children of sustaining links 
with their natural family. 

A short term crisis - mar- 
riage breakdown^ illness or 
homelessness — will precip- 
itate a child going into care. 
The majority of children go 
back to their parents, most of 
them after a short time. But 
new findings from a DHSS 
sponsored research project in- 
dicate that continuing access 
by parents is a crucial fectorin 
determining whether a 'child 
returns home. 

With children, foe bonds 


with' die natural parents can 
quickly wither, pre-empting a 
long term decision about foe 
child's future “We were stag- 
gered, when studying our 
statistics, to realize bow very 
quickly children can drift 
away from the natural 
family,’* says Bernard Kearns, 
a city councillor in Bradford. 
-“It can be measured in weeks 
and even days.” 

Many of the. decisions to 
sever family.- ties have been 
based on foe belief that chil- 
dren cannot be expected to 
sustain two sets of family 
relationships. But foe ev- 
idence shatters this myth, 
argues foe Family Rights 
Group in its book Promoting 
Links, published this month. 


- - Studies in Britain and 
America reveal that children 
in care do belter if they keep in 
touch with their original 
families. 

The code of practice on 
access reflects these findings, 
but the new law has its 
shortcomings. Only decisions 
to stop access or not to start it 
in the .first place can be' 
challenged in foe courts. So for 
a parent whose visits are 
limited to one or two a year, 
foe only possible redress is 
through foe local council's 
own appeals procedure. “But 
many local authorities have 
still not set up foe appeals 
machinery, though this was 
issued nearly three years ago,” 
says the group’s social worker, 
Celia Atherton. 

■ Particularly sad. she feels, 
are the cases in which grand- 
parents are cut off from 
children who go into care. In 
one study of long term foster 
care, foe researchers con- 
cluded: “Friction between fos- 
ter parents and grandparents 
seemed minimal and children 
gained a lot.” Yet grand- 
parents — like the fathers of 
illegitimate children, who 
don't count as parents under 
foe Jaw • — have no legal 
remedies if access is refused. 

^ Janet BidgoocTs son is hap- 
pily settled with his foster 
family and his mother now 
sees him regularly. ' 

Clare Dyer 

&TtaMi Nmapapwa Lai 1WS 

Promoting Links: Keeping Chil- 
dren and Families in Touch. 
Family Rights Group. 6-9 
Manor ■ Gardens. Holloway 
Road. London N7. £4.00. 




After a long meeting it’s good 
to see you relaxing. 


j MONDAY ) 

The growing fame of Sue Townsend: a 
new chapter for Adrian Mole’s creator 


Armani: rippling blouse (left), flower print (right) 

• Giorgio Armani produced a 

moment of fashion magic in 

Milan. His collection was 

pretty, provocative and femi- ■ H| | ■■ 

nine — not words usually 
associated with the maestro 
of mannish tailoring. 

Armani has gone meltiugly 
soft, making his collarless 
jackets and plain pants in 
slithers of silk and his chaste 
long skirts in wisps of chiffon. 

This was a soufill of- A 

femininity in contrast to the 

heavy-handed sex-witb-fiills Mff „ f &>•*! 

recipe elswehere in Milan. 

A light-as-a-breeze gauze 
curtain at the end of the 
runway expressed the mood 
of the rippling fabrics in 
palest beige; grey, powder- Z-Q 
blue or delicate flower prints. . 

Annanf s newest line is foe ' 
soft dirndl skirt worn, over a 
scalloped petticoat under a 
jacket carved like a bolero or 
scooped to a low,' Deck. 

Pyjama pants and short wrap 9m 
skirts were equally gentle. 

The surprise at night was 
transparent chiffon lapping 
foe breasts so tenderly that 
the effect was as dainty as a 
second empire gown rather 
than the sexy see-thronghs of 
toe 1960$. 

Suzy Menkes ! 


Inflamed 

dangers 

A keen-eyed cG- 
agnostician 
would have no- 
ticed that one of 
the financiers 
attending the 
recent meeting 
of the World Bank limped on 
to the plane at Heathrow. He 
was a victim of two problems: 
gout and his doctors* extreme 
anxieties about foe use of non- 
steroidal anti-inflammatory 
drugs (NSAID). This was the 
banker's first attack of crip- 
pling gout, bat his medical 
advisers were so aware of 
possible side-effects that he 
was only given a sixth of the 
dose recommended for this 
condition in the British Na- 
tional Formulary. In London 
he had undergone two days of 
full treatment, but -when he 
tried to renew his prescription 
in Washington alarm broke 
out again; he triumphed over 
the American fear of litigation 
.and survived unscathed. 


Writing in Mims magazine 
Dr Andrei Calin, a consultant 
rheumatologist in Bath, sug- 
gests that much of the advene 
publicity surrounding foe 
NSAID group of drags has 
been unfair.- -The side-effects 
-vary— from -drug to dnqp 
lndotidts comparatively free 
of trouble and even the more 
troublesome drags involve a 
risk only a thousandth that of 
smoking 10 cigarettes a day 
for 10 years. Statistically, he 
says, the dangers of raking 
NSAID compare favourably 
with foe hazards of driving.' 

Dr Calvin believes font 
some of the anti-rheumatic 
drugs* bad reputation arises 
from foe failure of doctors to 
explain to patients the small 
risk involved and to teach 
them to balance this against 
the benefits the treatment 
might bring. Only the elderly 
tolerate NSAID badly and are 
more likely to suffer serious 
side effects, as well as the 
more common gastro-intes- 
tinal inflammation. 

Dr Thomas Stnttaford 





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Helping Thatcher’s losers 


THE TIMES 
DIARY 

The last 
bastion falls 

Eight hundred years of Oxbridge 
history came to an end yesterday 
when the governing body of 
Magdalene College, Cambridge, 
passed a motion to admit women. 
The proposal will now go to the 
University Senate for approval, to 
the Magdalene dons for ratifica- 
tion and finally to the Privy 
Council for its formal consent; this 
means that the change is unlikely 
to lake effect before October 1988. 
The news has not pleased every- 
one. Magdalene has traditionally 
been labelled the finishing school 
for old Etonians, and Matthew 
Lindsay, president of the Junior 
Common Room, says the general 
feeling among undergraduates is 
that it should not go co-ed. “For 
tradi tonal reasons, people believe 
that if you want a single-sex 
education, you should hive a 
choice. They see it as the last 
bastion." Women may also apply 
to become dons and. even. Masts*. 
If one ever achieves such emi- 
nence will she be Mistress? 

Vested interest 

1 learn of skeletons in the cup- 
board of Barry Field, prospective 
parliamentary candidate for the 
Isle of Wight, who won a standing 
ovation at Bournemouth earlier 
this week for his speech calling for 
the return of capital punishment 
His family have a controlling 
interest in Great Southern Group, 
floated on the Unlisted Securities 
Market last week, which happens 
to be one of the lamest undertakers 
in the country. Barry’s father, 
Edward, assures me, however, that 
although his other two sons are 
heavily involved in undertaking, 
Bany is exclusively committed to 
politics. 

• Tories who detected an improve- 
ment on last year in Nigel 
Lawson's speech yesterday are 
potting it down to the help sought 
and gained from Anthony Jay — 
co-author of Yes Prime Minister. 

Over the top 

Ken Parrish, press officer for the 
Tory Euro-MPs. v has had his 
expenses blown up out of all 
proportion. He left his briefcase 
behind in the conference centre on 
Wednesday, whereupon police, 
fearing that H might be a bomb, 
exploded it Among the contents 
were receipts for exes incurred 
during his last three months’ 
continental travels. 

• A holiday-maker on her way to 
the conference centre — normally 
used as a a theatre — asked a 
policeman what was on week. 
“The Conservative Party Con- 
ference,” he replied. “Oh dear” 
she said. “Nothing lighter?" 

Novel approach 

A case of mistaken identity 
involving the two most literary 
members of the Tory party. Doug- 
las Hurd, part-time thriller writer, 
was delighted to be approached by 
a policewoman bearing a pile of 
books for signature. Unfortu- 
nately they turned out to be by 
Jeffrey Archer. Hurd can console 
himself with the thought that 
Archer would love to be taken for 
the Home Secretary. 


BARRY FANTONI 



•With Saatchis involved, it was 
probably planned to 
win her the sympathy vote’ 

Hats off 

The Tories remain firmly out of 
step with public taste when it 
comes to hats. When feminine 
headwear was not generally in 
vogue. Tory ladies resolutely 
sprouted millinery confections 
above their perms. The pendulum 
has swung; hats are in, yet in 
Bournemouth at the start of the 
conference I coukl spot only one 
behatted member of the party in 
the haQ. She was wearing a 
distinctly unadventurous item — a 
beret At least it was blue. I look to 
Mrs Thatcher, whose headwear 
was once the object of universal 
admiration, to bring the party 
back into fashion in time for 
Blackpool next year, 
g Junior health minister K enne t h 
Clarke seems to be taking his cost- 
rwtting exercises personally. He 
was spotted travelling to Bourne- 
mouth in a second-class railway 
carriage — a most mrnsaal depar- 
ture for a Tory p olitici a n . 

Palace pull 

The Chinese seem to be getting 
imoa tizz about transport arrange- 
ments for the Queen's visit next 
week. Road builders have been 
working night and day to complete 
a new four-lane highway from 
Shaghai airport to the city centre 
and 1 learn that HM will travel 
through Canton in a "stretched 
Rolls-Royce”. Sir Richard Evans, 
our ambassador to China, admits: 
“I've never come across one of 
those before” 


Many have benefited from seven years 
of Conservative government. Those -in 
work earn more each year; those with 
mortgages have made steady capital 
gains; high earners pay less tax; people 
with businesses benefit from the profits; 
one million have bought their council 
houses; three million more own shares 
than in 1 979 and one and a half million 
own shares in the companies for which 
they work. 

But what about the others? There are 
four groups who have lost out First, ' 
three million remain out of work, yet 
those in work, whether in government, 
industry or trade unions, -connive at 
practices that keep them out; regulated 
wages, restrictive working practices, 
expensive overtime in the public sector. 
Freer labour and housing markets 
depend on overturning vested interests 
to allow others the same chance as the 
fortunate 87 per cent 
Second, there are, even by official 
reckoning, some four million low-paid 
workers, earning less than 140 per cent 
of supplementary benefit. They may pay 
29 per cent tax instead of 33 per cent but 
they start paying it on an income of only 
£2,300 a year. In the United States 29 
per cent tax is not paid until one earns 
£17,000 a year. 


by. Michael Fallon 

In Britain a high starting-rate applies 
at an income level 20 per cent below the 
official poverty line, hitting four out of 
five families on family income supple- 
ment Of die four million low-paid, two 
and a half million, one in eight tax- 
payers, receive some form of income- 
related benefit For these groups every 
pound taken in tax is a pound forgone 
on basic food, fuel and clothing. Tax 
cuts and lower thresholds are their right 

Third, the one and a half million 
unemployed who live outside the 
prosperous South-east, in the assisted' 
areas of North-east North-west Wales 
and Scotland. Few of them can move or 
.want to move: Regional aid and rate, 
support grant, though partly alleviating 
their plight, perpetuate dependence on 
London. 

National wage bargaining and cen- 
tralized energy pricing deny the north 
the full benefit of its natural advantages ' 
in surplus resources, cheap housing and 
underdeveloped land. We owe it to 
those one and a half milli on to help 
them build regions, of opportunity on 
homegrown, low-cost enterprise. : 

Fourth, around' LT million people 


will still work in the nationalized 
industries, even after extensive priv- 
atization. Their pay is restricted by 
Whitehall, their future dependent as 
much on politicians as on their own 
efforts. Thousands work for low wages 
in over-staffed, badly run industries like 
British Rail or the Post Office. 

External financing limits and better 
management are in the end no sub- 
stitute for giving each employee a real 
share in his business. Why should such a 
privilege be confined to Jaguar or the 
National Freight Consortium? Do those 
who work for British Coal deserve less 
than those who work for British GaS? 

These four groups are denied the 
advantages of choice and the dignity of 
taking decisions for themselves and 
their ramifies. 

To draw back from radical reform, 
therefore, would be more than loss of 
political nerve. It would foil those 
without jobs, with low incomes, without 
assets.These are the underprivileged 
whom the next seven years of Conser- 
vative government must liberate. In no 
sense can Thatcherism be partial. 


The author is Conservative MP for 
Darlington. 


On the day the Tory conference debates the national economy, Stephen Axis 
highlights the problems feeing its own financiers as an election approaches 


When the Institute of Directors 
recently asked its members to pass 
judgement on the programmes of 
the political parties, the results 
were unsurprising. The only as- 
pect of Conservative policy about 
which any doubt was expressed 
was the firmness of the govern- 
ment’s commitment to reduce 
public spending. Plainly the IOD 
is “p/us royaliste que le ror. 

The IOD, which has a member- 
ship of 28,000. sees itself as bring 
in the vanguard of free enterprise. 
Unlike the Confederation of Brit- 
ish Industry it is a natural ally of 
the present government, with 
which it has strong links, and. via 
the Number 10 policy unit, has 
privileged access to Mrs Thatcher. 
Through this network it claims to 
have had a significant impact on 
government policy, especially 
union reform and privatization. 

But there is a paradox -here. 
However strongly the IOD might, - 
will the ends, when it comes to . 
providing the means the members 
are less than forthright If they 
were prepared to back their words 
with money, the Conservative 
party managers at Bournemouth 
would have no need to worry. But 
that is not the case. Abd what goes 
for the loyalists of the IOD is even 
more true of the less committed 
members of the CBL ... _ 

“Great sections of the member-... 
ship, especially in the West Mid- 
lands and Scotland,” says a CBI 
spokesman, “are utterly confused 
and demoralized by the impact of ~ 
government policies.-For the rest, 
the destruction of the manufac- 
turing base has meant that the 
source of funds is drying up.” 

A further Mow to Tory finances 
in the run-up to the general 
election was the row between the 
then party chairman, John Glim- 
mer. and the treasurer. Lord 
McAIpine. who withdrew ina huff 
to Australia. It is only in the past '• 
six months or sa with Lord 
McAlpine's return, that' the Cen- 
tral Office machine has again ■' ■ 
begun to function effectively. 

Of all the political parties, the 
Tories are the most secretive 
about their financial backing. But 
such figures as there are show that 
for from enjoying a steady stream 
of money mom business, they live 
from hand to mouth. While the 
trade union levy supplies a solvent 
Labour. Party with a regular, 
guaranteed income of £3.5 million 
a year, the Tories have been 
almost permanently in the red, . 
leading to allegations by constit- 
uency parlies of Central Office 
profligacy and incompetence. 

Since 1979 Central Office funds 
(as distinct from local constit- 
uency funds) have been in deficit 
for four years out of six, and in the 
two remaining years. 1982-83 and 
1983-84, just broke even. 

Party spokesmen maintain the 
polite fiction that it is the dedi- 
cated work of the constituency 
workers that, keeps the machine 
going. The truth is that were it not 
for big business, financially the 
party would not survive, let alone 
be able to fight the next election, 
which could cost up to £15 
million. The money to be raised 
by the recent much publicized 
blue rosette scheme, earmarked 
for a direct mail campaign — one 



Small-scale fund-raising at Bournemouth. Big 
business is — when ft stumps up 



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time 
good men... 


of Nonnan Tebbitt’s pet projects 
— win be insignificant compared 7 
with the contri b ution that buri-» 
ness will be expected to make. 

Thanks to the efforts of Labour 
Research, a trade-union funded 
research organization, group busi- 
ness support for the Tories is well 
documented. The latest survey, 
published last summer, shows that 
in 1984 320 out of a sample of 
1.250 companies gave just over 
£2.6 million to the Tories or 
associated groups like British 
United Industrialists, a thinly 
disguised Tory front organization, 
the Economic League, and Aims 
oflndustiy. 

The biggest donors were Lord 
Cayzer’s British and Common- 
wealth Shipping (£97,900), Sir 
Ernest Harrison’s Racal (£75,000), 
London and Northern (£57,000), 
Plessey (£55,000), Distillers 
(£55,000) and Lord Hanson's 
Hanson Trust (£50,000). Lord 
Forte's Trusthouse Forte and Sir 
Nigel Broackes’s Trafalgar House 
were not far behind with £40,000 
apiece. But even this rock-ribbed 
support fluctuates, rising to a peak 
at election time and ailing back 
thereafter. 

. What must worry Lord Mc- 
AIpine even more is that once 
loyal supporters like Tate & Lyle, 
whose struggles to avoid national- 
ization in the 1950s led to the 
foundation of British United 


Industrialists, are, after board- 
room. changes, looking distinctly 
pink 'at the edges. Tate Lyle, 
splits' its money between the 
Tories and the Alliance. 

The sums raised by industry for 
the Tories are impressive, but the 
base is narrow. A similar survey 
by The Economist for 1983 showsi 
that the bulk was provided by 34 
public companies. City firms who 
have prospered most from the 
Thatcher years are conspicuous by 
their absence, making Labour’s 
recent foray into the Square Mile 
all the more intriguing. 

' The number of Labour’s im- 
mediate friends in the City can be 
counted on the fingers of one 
hand: they include Lord 
Donoughue. formerly an eco- 
nomic advisor to the Wilson 
government and now head of 
research for stockbroker 
Grieveson Grant, and Gavyn 
Davies, of Goldman Sachs. 
According to Lord Donoughue, 
Roy Hatters! ey. Labours shadow 
chancellor, is under no illusions as 
to his reception, “It would be silly 
for anyone to expect him to 
convert the City ” he says. 

But Haxterstey- is undeterred. 
Under the watchful and sus? 
picious eye of the left, be and his 
chief lieutenants have been 
assiduously doing the rounds to 
explain that a Labour government 
would not be as much asa disaster 


as the City imagines; reducing 
unemployment was the priority, 
but the party would not go on a 
spending spree. Donoughue says 
the reassurance has had some 
success. The Hattersley line on the 
impossibility of re-imposing ex- 
change controls — highlighted in 
an exchange with Eric Heffer at 
the party conference last week — is 
also said to have gone down well. 

. The problems facing the Alli- 
ance are of a rather different kind. 
In theory business is wdl dis- 
posed. A wide cross-section, while 
not necessarily Alliance support- 
ers, are sympathetic to the case for 
proportional representation; 
much of what the CBI has been 
calling for fits neatly into the 
Alliance programme and even the 
Institute of Directors has a few 
kind words: It likes the Alliance’s 
approach to small businesses and 
trade union reform. 

Many senior businessmenare 
SDP supporters. Among the best- 
known are Sir John Harvey-Jones, 
the outgoing chairman of ICL Sir 
James Spooner, chairman of 
Vantona Vryella, John Hull, chair- 
man of Schroeder Wagg, and Sir 
Leslie Murphy, formerly deputy 
chair man of the National Enter- 
prise Board. From the entertain- 
ment and allied industries conies 
support from composer Eric 
Woifson and film producer David 
Puttnam. 

But, despite the goodwill, the 
money has not been forthcoming. 
The SDP tsoniy narrowly in the 
. red, but of the £800,000 it raisedin 
■ the last financial year, industry, 
according to .the party’s joint 
treasurer, David Samsbury, pro- 
vided no more than 5 per cent “I 
must confess Tm a little 
disappointed,” said the SDFs 
other money man. Sir Leslie 
Murphy. “There is a lot of support 
for the SDP but it has not been 
channelled in the way tag business 
supports the-Tories.” • - 

David Owen has also been 
lunching vigorously in the City. 
His reception has been polite, 
sympathetic but essentially un- 
rewarding. The reaction of Ru- 
dolph Agnew, chairman of 
Consolidated Gold Fields, is not 
untypical. He would like to sup- 
port the SDP. be said, but couldn’t 
stand the Liberals. Only a few 
companies, such as Marks and 
Spencer, normally loyal Tory 
supporters, have placed small side 
bets on the Alliance, with the 
result that corporate contributions 
are around £70,000. 

If it was not for David 
Samsbury himself; a member of 
the supermarket feinfly and one of 
the richest men in Britain, the 
SDP would be struggling. Sains- 
bury met out ofhis own pocket the 
£250,000 bill for advertising at the 
last election and in the hiatus that 
followed spent a further £40,000 to 
'rebuild the party’s fund-raising 
machine. 

Very soon now, the Alliance will 
begin, the big push. The two 
Davids have started to lunch in 
tandem. But meanwhile, David 
Samsbury waits for the mould to 
break and says: “I just wish 
business would-be a litile more 
forward-looking and a Utile more 
imaginative.” 

© Tunas Ha wipapyj . 1886 . 


Reagan: summit-bound beset by scandal 


PHSu 


Washington 

“Faith in the word of America is 
the pulse beat of our democracy. 
Anything that . hurts America's 
credibility hurts America.” These 
bitter words by State Department 
spokesman Bernard Kalb in his 
resignation statement could not 
have been more wounding, or 
come at a more embarrassing 
moment. For. on the eve of a 
summit, credibility is afl in super- 
power politics and the jostling to 
win over world opinion. No 
wonder the White House was so 
curtly dismissive of him; no 
wonder the Libyan “disinform- 
ation" scandal seems such a 
propaganda gift for Moscow. 

Both sides have been upset by 
the unexpected this past week. 
Hie Russians lost a submarine: 
the US suffered the shooting down 
of an American-crewed plane over 
Nicaragua and the public parading 
of a captive. To Washington's 
pleasant surprise. Mikhail Gor- 
bachov sent the White House a 
message about the submarine 
explosion soon after it occurred. 
As President Reagan conceded. 
“They have learned something, 
from Chernobyl", As a result there 


has been Utile criticism of Moscow 
and relatively few press reports 
about the constant cat-and-mouse 
submarine stalking in the Atlantic. 

The Americans were less .forth- 
coming about the crashed aircraft. 
“It was hired by private people 
and had no connection with the 
American government at all,” 
declared George Shultz, the Sec- 
retary of State. But the sceptical 
media are not convinced and have 
dwelt at length on the murky 
work) of unofficial US support for 
military advisers and mercenaries 
operating in Nicaragua. 

Far more damaging, however, is 
the disinformation affair. For this 
is not simply a question of reacting • 
to some embarrassing event for 
away: this is the revelation that 
one of the most senior White 
House officials — Admiral John 
Poindexter, the national security 
adviser — has been privately 
advocating to the president a 
campaign of official lies and half- 
truths to destabilize Colonel 
Gadaffi. And what is worse, he has ■ 
used the very word “disinform- 
ation" in a written memorandum 
— a word that to conservatives is 
the very hallmark. of KGB opera- . 
tionsi and their alleged influence. .- 

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on left-ofeentre journalism. It is, 
indeed, a purely Rusrian word. 

All might have been well had 
Poindexter not written it down. 
Conservatives applaud any at- 
tempt to oust Gadaffi. even the 
use of strong-arm tactics. But at a 
time when Reagan’s key support- 
ers are warning of Moscow’s 
relentless attempts to use the 
“libera] media” to derail US 
policy, the moral dement of their 
indignation has been grievously 
undercut. They have joined the 
liberals in denouncing the admiral 
and his plan. 

The affair might have died 
down but for Kalb, the first senior 
official in six years to resign from 
the Reagan administration on a 
matter of principle. Choosing his 
words with care, be has dearly 
suggested that the denials that 
there was any attempt to deedve 
the American press were them- 
selves lies. 

When perception and propa- 
ganda will dominate a summit 
officially shrouded in silence, the 
Americans have been put at a 
disadvantage, while the Russians, 
who have been so assiduous in 
improving their press relations, 
J " 


can smirk at American dis- 
comfort. This extends beyond the 
White House to the House of 
Representatives, whose Democrat 
majprity has put off voting on 
arms control resolutions which, 
the White House insists, would 
weaken Reagan's negotiating po- 
sition at Reykjavik. 

The political repercussions wiQ 
continue after the s ummit - A 
furious Reagan has already called 
in the Federal Bureau of Investiga- 
tion to trace the source of the leak. 
But it may be too late to save the 
credibility of Admiral Poindexter. 

Already there has been criticism 
that he Is not up to the job once 
filled by Hemy Kissinger and 
Zbigniew BrzezmsJd, that he has 
little influence within the admin- 
istration and poor relations with 
Congress. The European - allies, 
alarmed in August by the appar- 
ently gratuitous new Libyan crisis, 
will be just that much more 
sceptical now they know the 
reason. And Gadaffi. for from 
being overthrown, is sure now to 
brag that any American state- 
ments that he is backing terrorism 
are mere lies. 


I 


Michael. Bmyon 


David Watt 


What shall we do 
about 



i The Old Bailey heats some pretty 
.-unsavoury stories but not often as 

i* filLurotiArtC fl? 


the trial of Nezar Hindawt, the 
Jordanian accused of trying to 
blow up an Israeli jumbo jet by 
planting a bomb in foe luggage of 
bis pregnant Irish girlfriend. _ _ 

The central charge, if it is 
proved, stuns the iraagmpon. 
But the overtones of the affiur go 
-for beyond that. The prosecution 
claims that after he left Heathrow, 
Hindawt proceeded to the Syrian 
embassy in London where he 
presented a letter to the ambas- 
sador, Dr Loutof al-Haydar. The 
ambassador is then alleged to have 
phoned Damascus for instructions 
and subsequently packed Hindawt 

off in the care of three of his 
embassy staff who tried to dis- 
guise him and would have taken 
him back to the embassy if he bad 
not taken fright and run Off. 

If this story is established, the 
consequences are profound — the 
Syrian embassy, and by extension 
the Syrian government, w in have 
been implicated in a terrorist 
attempt and Mrs Thatcher will 

have to decide what to do abo ut iL 

It is relevant to note Sir Geoffrey 
Howe's statement to the Tory 
conference: "Any state which 
directs violence against another 
nation must meet the anger of the 
whole civilized world ” ^ 

The decision is an extremely 
difficult one for the government, 
parliament and public opinion 
wfl] surely call for drastic reprisals 
and Mrs Thatcher’s highly visible 
stance on the subject of state- 
supported terrorism, especially in 
the case of Libya, will incline her 
to comply. After WPC Yvonne 
Fletcher was shot dead by a 
member of the Libyan embassy 
staff Britain -broke off diplomatic 
relations with Libya immediately. 
Only last month, when clear 
evidence was- shown in another 
trial that Libyan Arab Airlines was 
involved in a bomb plot, Britain 
suspended Libyan flights to 
London. Ifthe evidence suggesting 
Syrian involvement is convincing 
and the government foils to take 
addon, Mrs Thatcher will be 
denounced for appeasement by 
the Israelis and Jewish opinion 
here mid in the US; she will lose 
face with President Reagan and 
the European allies, and be ha- 
rassed unmercifully by the British 
popular press and Conservative 
backbenchers. 

Yet things are not as straight- 
forward as that A reprisal against 
Colonel Gadaffi was safe and easy 
enough but Syria and its President 
Assad are quite another matter, as 
even president Reagan has been 
forced to recognize. Syria' is a state - 
which is now under the direct, 
protection of the Soviet Union, its 
influence in .the Middle East is 
extensive, it. controls much of 
Lebanon, it is the key to the peace 
process, and it has close links with 
some of the most formidable 
terrorist groups. An out-and-out 
breach with Syria might therefore 
have the following repercussions: 

• Closure of Britain’s valuable 
diplomatic listening post in 
Damascus and probable with- 
drawal from Beirut as well 

• All British property and in- 
dividuals in the Middle East might 
become priority targets for Abu 
Nidal and other terrorists. 

• Other Arab states, even Saudi 


Arabia, might fed obliged to cool 
their relations and their trade wfth 
Britain for a while.- . 

• British air, flights to the Middle 
and Far EasL most of which are 
now routed over Syria, would 
have to be diverted. 

These consequences. might be 

avoided if Britain could get fufl- 
scale support and similar action 
from others. But one of foe 
unwelcome facts of life is that in 
any exercise involving serious 
sanctions against Syria we shall be 
on our own. The Americans have 
superpower reasons for keeping 

open theft tines to Damascus. Ther 



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Nezar Hiadawt 7 
likely altitude of the Europeans 
can be judged by the fact that 
when Bn tain tried a week or two 
bade to get firm backing for the 
banning of Libyan Airlines, tftqr 
offered nothing more than a bland 
statement acknowledging tbat-the- 
British action was “folly 
consistent" with EEC policy. The 
only state that would be delighted 
to back us, possibly with nzmtaiy 
action, would be Israel, tart the 
more we are associated with foe 
Israelis the worse our general 
position in foe Middle East b&. 
comes. 

This last perspective brings us 
to the question of - motive: and 
here the Syrians wfl] probably 
either claim that they have been 
framed or deny the charge com- 
pletely. President Assad himsdf 
has frequently and forcefully 
stated his opposition to airline 
terrorism and it seems unlikely 
that the Syrian gomumcot would 
. have hired somebody directly m 
blow up an'Israeli airliner when it 
has so many indirect agents, such 
as Abu Nidal, at its disposaL 
Weighing afl this up, it begins to 
look as if the plot, if plot there was, 
was a piece of private enterprise 
by officials in the middle readies 
of Syrian intelligence with pos- 
sible embasssy contacts. 

This theory would reinforce the 
arguments for caution on Mis 
Thatcher’s part if action has to be 
taken againstSyria. It would really 
be very; difficult to see how the 
Syrian ambassador could be al- 
lowed to remain in London — and 
if he- is expelled, no' doubt the 
British ambassador in Damascus ; 
will be kicked’ out in reply. This 
limited tit-fbr-tet would probably 
be criticized as weakness, but it 
reflects tiie realities. Assad cannot 
disown anybody in public, for 
reasons of “face”, bid given a tittle 
leeway might be encouraged to 
dean up his act It is not much ofa 
hope, perhaps, but if we are 
realistic we nave, tike the US, to* 
recognize that ifBritain is to retain 
any influence m the chaos of the 
Middle East, it can only do softy 
keeping some kind, of dialogue 
going with the main actors, how- ' 
ever unpleasant 


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It’s the ultimate 
in automatics! 


Do you remember the car that 
they said was built by a robot? 

Today, Moreover Enterpr is e s 
announces something even more 
a m a zin g. 


It's a robot built by a car. 

Yes, tiie Moreover Robot has 
been designed and built by all the 
expertise at the command of the 
car industry. Just consider these 
feels about the Moreover Robot: 

□ It packs up mysteriously every 
5,000 miles or six months. 

□ You can Bang a suit on a hanger 
down foe side. 

□ The cassette player is the one 
bit that never goes wrong. 

□ It goes slower in a city than a 
bicycle. 

□ You can't leave it anywhere. 


It kills about 6,000 people in 
Britain every year. 

Yes, the Moreover Robot is foe 
kind of robot that every car-driver 
can identify with. That’s because 
it's the first robot that has been 
built by a car. Did we say that 
already? Then we’ll say h a gain , 
because it's, a first for Britain, a 
first for the robot industry and a 
first for Moreover. This is the only 
robot on the market which: 

□ Runs out of fuel at the wrong 
moment. 

□ Sends you to sleep when you're 
using iL 

□ Smells of cheap plastic. 

□ Makes your back ache after half 
an hour. 

O Has a sign in foe back window 
saving: “Robots do it autom- 
atically.” 

The Moreover Robot can do 
anything a car can do.’ It can go to 
Sainsbury’s and find a parking 
space after 15 minutes. It can 
leave a pool of oil outside your 
from door, ft can make your 
children feel sick and mala funny 
squeaking noises which make you 
say: “I'm sure that fenny squeak- 
ing noise wasn't there yesterday.” 
And there's even a special spray 
attachment called a windscreen 
spray which, when you switch it 
on. makes the roof-rack wet. 

It's so like a car. ft's worrying. 
You Ijave to leave it outside at 

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night, and you have to pay a lot of 
tax on it It costs far too muefafo 
insurance and it goes rusty in foe 
most unusual places. After you’ve • 
had the Moreover Robot for a 
year, you say to yourself: “God, 
why did we ever get this?” It 
couldn't be more like a car. - 

Yesterday saw the grand 
launching ceremony, when more - 
than 100 motoring and roboting- 
correspondents turned up to get 
drunk at our expense aid., 
then write nice things, about foe: 
new Moreover Robot It .tofor 
place at the Beaulieu Museum of 
Vintage Robots, owned fty Lord- 
Montego of Beaulieu, who had:: 
this to say in his welcoming: 

speech: 

“Please try not to cause too 
much damage, OK tads? And now 
Td like to welcome my old friend, - 
Lord Moreover, who wfll tell yon 
something about this, wonderful 
new British robot.” 

At this point Lord Moreover 
flew in at the controls of a- 
Heseltine helicopter and crashed : 
on the west lawn. He was dragged l 
from the wreckage by his team of . 
crack scriptwriters and pushed- 
towards the microphone,' where be 

said: : 

“Hello. Is this damned micro- ; 
phone working? Testing, one, two, 
three, four . . . Right, here we go- 
My name is Lord Moreover, and I 
am here to tell you about the new 
Moreover Robot, which has been 
designed by a car. b a momenta!! - 
you fearless journalists wiflhe able 
to get at the free champagne, etc. _ 

but first 1 want you to see foe robot 

in action. OK, let her ripT 

At this command foe Moreover 
Robot chugged forward into the 

demonstration area, where it did a ' 

three-point turn and then pulled - 
over to the hard shoulder, where ft 

Ph ‘^'^saS P ‘ Lord Moreover, ; 
“wdl, there are a few things to be 
ironed out yet, but basically this is • 
a robot in the good old British*' 
tradition. We think we have got »v 
world-beater here. We just hope 
the world will stay still ! Ions., 
enough ' to get taaren- Now.- _ 
where’s that champagne?” : ; I"/" 




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the wealth -creating popular 
capitalism which remains Mr 
Lawson's vision for the future 
is the best answer. 

- Perhaps the most important 
pan of his speech- was the 
reminder of the too easily 
forgotten immorality - of infla- 

lion: the hardship it inflicted 

nferencev^thpm^ 3 ! 1 .^ ' Mr liwson'sme^Sat his m Pensioners and the moral 
lly intensive and^^uastye prioritics ^.renMiTunctengecL ■ . 10 £ Thougfrbe 

made. Its twin He reminded his audience 
that no government has been 
defeated 


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jobs. Since the principal cur- 
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moment when there is much 
; ; • v,,. speculation about interest 

>• ;:^^K dthe . |e ^of««S3! 

u' r “ y ^L ^ aws °n s speech was 
conspicuously devoid of new 

• , ,:,>;;^°nomi c and financial analy- 

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^ the markets. Perhaps 

• account. movements 

v { '.? sl ^ r ‘ ,n 8 immediately after 
£-" e speech appeared to reflect a 
xrtam disappointment with 
•' !vi:,,^.vhat Mr Lawson had had to 
. . r«*y- however, misunder- 

, . -jj^nds Lhe nature of a party 
“nference and underesti- 
" • nates the financial signifi- 
. ^ ■ance of the Chancellor's 
, .‘'-Mliucal message. 

‘ ^'^in lhe Cabinet there 

. ias f or some time been a 
'' * tinning argument, which will 
•:ontinuc. between those min- 
. ster who wish to spend more 
n total on the social services, 

. jither at the expense of tax cuts 
, . yr of the agreed total spending 

•^limits, and Mr Lawson who 
. -ias different priorities: to 
• naintain the fight against 


unless the tide of 
ideas had turned against it, 
which has certainly not hap- 
pened with the tide of ideas on 
which Mrs Thatcher’s go vera- 
tnent came to power. He was 
right to pledge himself against 
irresponsible spending and 
borrowing or ride-taking. with 
inflation. For even' the fight 
against .unemployment does 
not justify the inflationary 
weapon. There are better and 
more moral ways. . 

In another speech yesterday, 
the employment secretary. 
Lord Young put unemploy- 
ment in its international con- 
text to show that we have more 
people at work than the other 
major European industrial 
countries, ~ and that we are 
certainly doing more by way of. 
training schemes than they are 
to counteract it Yesterday he 
announced some sensible new 
plans, of which the most im- 
portant was a new job training 
and work experience scheme 
for those unemployed for 
more than six months. An- 
other was the application of 
the new. Restart programme,, 
which at present covers those 
who have been unemployed : 
for 12 months, to' those who 
have been on the unemploy- 
ment' register for - only six 
months. '• 

This is the right way to deal 
with unemployment in the 
short term. For the long term 


reaffirmed his aim to reduce 
the bade tax rate from 29 to 25 
per cent, be added the rider 
that this would be done when 
it was “prudent". Prudence is, 
indeed, lhe key. The argument 
between social spending and 
tax cutting will go on, but the 
Chancellor’s speech seems to 
confirm that whatever money 
is proyidedjpr new schemes 
will be found from within the 
already agreed spending pro- 
grammes and that tax- aits 
must also fit into the borrow- 
ing target 

That is a message of signifi- 
cance for the markets. Equally 
the Chancellor was surely 
looking pointedly at the mar- 
ket when he insisted that he 
would not take risks with 
inflation. This can only imply 
defending the pound against a 
fall which would , have infla- 
tionary, consequences. ’ 

Mr Lawson will be judged 
by his actions. It is possible to 
have two views about what die 
monetary statistics are telling 
us just now, but there are ho . 
two views about the exchange 
rate. Whatever the reasons for 
the fall of the pound — of 
which the cost to the trade 
balance of lower oil prices is 
-one — its continuance would 
have 'inflationary con- 
. sequences inconsistent with 
Mr Lawson's words yesterday. 
If interest rates have to go up 
to save the pound from an 
inflationary fall, it must be 
presumed that he would accept 
that economic necessity. 


ISRAEL’S IMPROBABLE PARTNERSHIP 

Today, in a demonstration.: only with help, and 'at a cost- '-with Israel: By agreeing to his 
‘ >f power-sharing which few. The has ; come from the - : talks.withPeres, Hassan was 

* Wieved possible two- years - 'United^tes^jadfroinrlo™, lumseffhokfing a spare- unn 
igo. Mr Shimon Pere* starts-: oil price?, m .cost (of grving breja. oyer Husain - tn nro- 
landing over the reins of jpriority io ihe fight against .tect him from 
government in Israel to" iris old ~ -Inflation) has-been a doubling 


. .right-wing anatagonist, 
t’iizhak Shamir. Peres and 
t .ihamir are divided by 
s~ >ersonality as well as politics' 
• tnd their coalition Cabinet has 
• effected these divisions. 

In the past two years, there 
lave been occasions when it 
las looked as if their , frail 
inion would collapse.: There 
- xave been limes indeed when 
t looked in Peres’ interests 
. hat it should - providing him 
vith a chance to test the 
‘lectoraie once more and 
L i noflf jmerge with a clear majority in 
1X1,1 -rJ he Knesset. 

But the arrangement under 
*vhich the leaders of Israel’s 
wo main political wings 
mke turns at being 
the 


jna 

itic 


of unemployment and less: 
expenditure on .'regional 
development Few Israelis 
have money to spare. But 
Peres bequeathes to Shamir a 
more manageable economy 
than the one he inherited two 
years ago. ■ 

The peace process has been . 
another .matter. .It is hard, to.- 
share - the ^confidence which 
Peres expressed yesterday in 
the prospects -'fir- -direct talks 
between Israel and its Arab 
neighbours. But he recently 
succeeded in repairing Israel's 
damaged relationship with 
Egypt which, despite huge 
problems with its economy 
and over-population, remains 
die most significant country in 
the Arab world. This has teen 
accomplished moreover with- 


to pro- 
Arab 

. vituperation should he now do 


vould lake 

■>rime minister during 

- -» ; bur-vear coalition govern- - . . . 

S ™,* has survived. It has also - out greatly impairing .Prea- 
y. ?' n £ nl na ? dent Mubarak’s relations with 

When he moved into «bejob Merest of the Islamic world. 
Peres “* 


irmy 

id vance in 
leace process 


,f prime minister, *t. 

limself three main objectives 
i reform of the oountnjV 
■conomy. withdrawal of the 
from Lebanon and 

the Middle East 
He can look 

,n inflaiion rate which 
>een cut from around 445 per 
ent to less than 20 and on the 

^“ofmostofdte^PS 

r m _ a ,ho°u S ch tte“n 

hey have^Ieft behind gives . 
Such less cause for comfort- 

*>TrsrJ- 


. . It is also true that he - has / 
eased the way for negotiations _ 
with King Husain by en-" 
couraging the growth of Jor- 
danian influence on the West 
Bank, through judicious may: 
oral appointments, and by 
falling in . with Husain’s de- 
mand for an - .international 
conference on the Middle East. . 
The lasting significance of his 
recent meeting with- King 
Hassaii in Morocco lay not in 
what was achieved (or not 
achieved), but in the fact that . 
another Arab leader, the first 
since the lale Anwar Sadat 


the same. 

. If Peres has paved the way 
for direct talks with Jordan, 
will Shamir now come -along 
and smash the flagstones? 
Shamir is after all opposed to 
die idea of an international 
conference and while prepared 
to talk in terms of '^territorial 
compromise" by Israel is unr. 
likely to go very ter along that 
;particufer.^ ^road. The con- 
ventional wisdom has ; been 
that .any chance of advancing 
towards a Palestinian settle- 
ment would have to be made 
during the first two years of the 
coalition government, while 
Peres was in charge. 

This is to ignore several 
factors. One is that Peres 
himself will still be foreign 
minister and deputy prime 
minister so, although there will 
be differing shades of empha- 
sis over the next two years, one 
should not necessarily expect 
to see Israeli foreign policy go 
into reverse. Secondly, Shamir 
has been foreign minister since 
1984 and the policies which 
the government has pursued 
.have been in accordance with 
'certain guidelines agreed by 
the parties to the coalition 
. when it was formed. : 

; The difference between the 
-two men is perhaps that when 
jMr Peres is confronted' by a 
proposal he is inclined to say 
“Yes, but—” whereas- Mr 
Shamir says “No, butLT’ The 
next two years will show 
whether, in the end, these 
mean much the same thing. 


had taken part in a summit 

THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN 

* .... ennnsh. nhvsical and sexual ;tion. In such circumstances 

public opinion is tempted to 

increase ... demand. that the- law’s pri>- 

That is the state of ; affairs . . cedural safeguards be swept 
which the. Home Secretary away in order to prevent the ■ 
oroposes to remedy with leg- guiky from escaping. 

W.V* - f islation he announced to the That is something to be 

mone the apparent Conserva tive Party conference guarded’ against mthis asm 

r ,his are that chiMren w "° ^ week _ It wou i d allow other matters. Children some- 

. v<* been abused by a ou i ^ chndren i n such cases to give 

their evidence to die court by 
means of a live video link in a 
less intimidating atmosphere. 


^ice lawyers enough, physical , 

,r some lime, police, ^ ^ abuse of-xhddren. is likely to 

wm 


ivc been 
ten too 


ien i W disturbed by lbe 

• .perience to the • 

Children naturally J . . 


■'SSTSSjSS 

s “Sjggzja 

lacker ev courtroom, 

ncumstances of . cou lh£ 
thers arc ‘ntirmdatM ^ 

- .urtroom ®J” , S§ < |rc«i them- 

Evcn if thc ^d to endure 
Jvcs are P^fX, their 

* '"decide « -**** 
further distress. 


irents 


times tell lies. The extent of 
sexual abuse is not accurately 
known and the larger estimates 
may well exaggerate it And 
This idea deserves , support - some , video inlemews con- 
as a sensible but limited ' ducted at a pre-mal stage by - 
reform Cross-enamination by .sociaiworkers in an attempt to . 
Tvideo link may Soften' the' 'persuade children to describe 
'atoeriehee of- a m'ai: 'But :a .traumatic eapemences. ha^e 
child who J>as been attacked subsequently teen ^criticised 
wi still have.to give evidence by the courts for being based 
wilisu & up0 ji The preconception that 

abuse has occurred. 

Ifihese dangers are borne in 
mind, however, and the initial 
use of video evidence is care- 
fully monitored both to assess 
its - success.-as an experiment 


and submit to cross-examina- 
tion and is still likely to find .it 
distressing. . 

This is required by the 
overriding consideration that 
the accused should receive a 
fair trial. It is particularly 


cm rom argue that air u ^ a. . and-io prevent its misuse, Mr 

Td it is difficult to ans ^^^nSST^tiLproved^- Huid’s legislation can be-wek 

^ arC corned ^ an . additional 

* oiimf eO tree* e nffinwv which richllv 


ey arc 
wvever. 




with an offence «Jich 
arouses, strons, public- indusna- 


wsapon' agamst especially vile 
crimes. v 




17 


LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 


Controversy on woman priest 

From lhe Bishop at Lambeth secular ideology rawer tnan catho- 


Sir. Your leading article (October 
7), “An act of worship?", about the 
service in Church House presided 
over by a woman priest is some- 
what misleading So, I believe, is 
your Religious Affairs 
Correspondent's front-page article 
of the same date. May I attempt to 
put the record straight on certain 
points? 

1. You say the Archbishop of 
Canterbuiy has “ordained an 
investigation". This portentous 
phrase gives quite the wrong 
impression. He has asked me to 
find out what happened and to let 
faun know on bis return from the 
United States. 

2. The Archbishop has made no 
judgmental statement on the legal 
issues involved. Nor would he 
until he had had an opportunity to 
consider the facts of the matter. 

3. In response to what your 
Religious Affairs Correspondent 
wrote, may I point out that Canon 

-Law does envisage that- Holy 
Communion will sometimes be 
celebrated elsewhere than in a 
consecrated or licensed building. 
In such cases, except for ministra- 
tion. to the sick, the minister is 
required to have permission from 
the bishop of the diocese ( Canons 
of lhe Church of England, B.40). 
Yours sincerely, 

RONALD GORDON, 

Lambeth Palace. SEI. 

October 7. 

From the Rev Father /■ ratios 
A. C. S. Bonn 

Sir, The present difficulties of the 
Church of England are so grievous 
that, if the Established Church is 
to survive as something more than 
a mechanism for legitimizing the 
residual deism of the average 
Englishman, she is in desperate 
need of firm, vigorous and faithful 
leadership. 

As a Church which claims to be 
catholic in her doctrine and 
apostolic in her order, she looks 
for that leadership to her bishops. 
As successors to the 12 chosen by 
Christ, our bishops are con- 
secrated within the Apostolic 
Succession to uphold the doctrine 
and discipline of the Church and 
toad as the symbols and agents of 
the unity of the Anglican flock. In 
fed, however, the present bench of 
bishops constitutes a serious ob- 
stacle to the renewal of the Church 
of England. Episcopal words and 
actions frequently seem calculated 
to undermine the faith and to 
promote disunity and division. 

Now the action of the Suffragan 
Bishop of Kingston in receiving 
Communion at- a service con- 
ducted on October 4 by a woman., 
“priest" in Church House, West- 
minster, in open defiance of the 
canons of the Church, shows us 
just how far- some of our bishops 
are prepared to go to embrace 


lie truth. 

Ifihe Church of England is to be 
'tin a healthy part of catholic 
ristendom, we must have bish- 
ops who will take seriously the 
charge made to them at their 
consecration: “Be to the flock of 
Christ a shepherd, not a wolf* feed 
them, devour them not". 

Who will rid us of our present 
bishops? 

Yours in Dno. 

FRANCIS BOWN, Ouunnan, 
Ecclesia. 

St Stephen's Presbytery, 

29 Westbourne Avenue. 

Kingston upon Hull, Humberside. 
October 6. 

From Deaconess N. M. Wanstall 
Sir. Lest it be assumed thal all 
members of the Movement for the 
Ordination of Women support 

illegal celebrations of the Eu- 
charist by women priests from 
abroad in this country. I am 
writing to express my own dis- 
approval of such action. I have 
every respect for the priest con- 
cerned and would love to receive 
her ministry myself, but I cannot 
approve of the deliberate disobey- 
ing of laws made in our system of 
democratic synodical govern- 
ment 

Two things should be said, 
however. Historical precedent for 
breaking Church laws has been set 
by other movements, such as the 
Oxford Movement of the 19th 
century, when they believed that 
what they did was fundamentally 
right and right for the Church. 

I also believe that the Synod's 
ruling this year that women 
ordained abroad should not be 
granted pennission to celebrate 
the Eucharist here, while their 
male colleagues may, was one of 
the most shameful and cowardly 
decisions the Synod has ever 
made. 

Yours faithfully. 

NOELLE M. WANSTALL. 

School House, 

St Leonards Road, 

Hythe, Kent 
October 6. 

From Dr P. AUmgton-Smith 
Sir. Having been able to fulfil my 
own medical vocation in perfect 
equality for the past 30 odd years I 
am the more saddened fry the 
furore in the media about the feet 
that “a woman" celebrated Holy 
Communion. 

That the admirable Reverend 
Joyce Bennett should be denied 
fulfilling her vocation now that 
she has returned to this country is 
bad enough, but the ridicule and 
ignominy, heaped by friend and 
foe alike on my Church is becom- 
ing very difficult to bear. 

Yours faithfully, 

PATRICIA ALLINGTON- 
The Vicarage, SMITH, 

4 Barnard Avenue, 

Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. 


The chairman’s task 

From Mr Ludovic Kennedy 
Sir, *T am now. set up as a 
conjuror", said Nelson, "and they 
will soon find out I am far from 
one" — a saying which came to me 
after reading the headline to Mr 
Brian James's article, “Can the 
Duke bring the BBC to bed?” 
(October 2), as though he were 
some latter-day St George in -hot 
pursuit of the Portland Place, 
dragon. 

Exactly what do you expect him 
to do? Persuade his fellow gov- 
ernors to insist on a screening of 
any programme deemed to be in 
the least controversial? And then 
what? Set themselves up as edi- 
tors, as happened with the tem- 
porary banning of the Ulster Real 
Lives programme? How long do 
you think programme-makers 
would be prepared to accept such 
an arrangement before resigning? 

Some people do not seem to 
begin to understand the present 
structure and nature of broadcast- 
ing. The BBC is not, as certain 
MPs would like it to be, and as 
State broadcasting is in com- 
munist countries, an arm of 
government. It is a many-headed 
creature whose job is to reflect all 
shades of opinion. This includes 
criticism of the ruling party, 
whatever its colours. 

It is understandable that after 
nine years -in office the present 
ruling party must be heartily tired 


of criticisms levelled at it and 
which, , its members say, is not 
levelled to the same degree at 
opposition parties. But in a 
democracy thal is inevitable: the 
Government does things which . 
affect our daily lives; the oppo- 
sition can only talk about them. It 
was the same when Labour were in 
power and will be if they come to 
power again. Remember all those 
Labour smears about the BBC 
being part and parcel of the Tory 
establishment? 1 do. 

I have known and admired 
Duke Hussey most of my adult 
life. I have known and admired 
many of the BBC’s senior pro- 
gramme makers for 25 years: they 
are mostly decent, intelligent peo- 
ple whose sole aim (by no means 
always realised) is to put out good 
and entertaining programmes that 
will reflect the views of all sections 
of the community, thus inevitably 
pleasing some and displeasing 
others. 

What they desperately need just 
now is a chairman who, while 
establishing his own imprint, can 
both stand up to government (any 
government) and embody and 
express the purposes and values of 
what he (Duke) has already called 
“a great institution". 

Yours etc. 

LUDOVIC KENNEDY, 

Ashdown House, 

Avebury, 

Marlborough, Wiltshire. 


Peace congress 

From the. Foreign Minister of 
Denmark 

Sir. I read with interest the article 
by Lord Chalfont in the The 
Times (September 19) about the 
so-called “world congress de- 
voted to the international year of 
peace",- which is going to take 
place in Copenhagen later this 
month. 

I do not disagree with Lord 
Oialfont as to the question of who 
is organizing the World Peace 
Congress and what is supposed to 
be its purpose. The Danish Gov- 
ernment has no sympathy for one- 


Personal affront 

From Mr John Dibbiee 
Sir. I share the ignorance of tne 
non-seagoihg fraternity describe 
by Lieutenant R. R. Best, RN 
(October 7) in thinking there is a 
difference between a ship and her 
captain. My only information on 
signal flags comes from an RNLI 
cooking apron just given me for 
my birthday. The letter "J" ev- 
idently means “1 am on fire and 
have dangerous cargo on board. 
Keep well clear of me". 

If this is the captain speaking, 
why don't his crew just put him 
out instead ofhoisting a flag about 
it? 

Yours faithfully. 

JOHN DlBBLEE. 

43 Crass Lane. 

Cubbmgton. 

Leamington Spa. Warwickshire. 


sided propaganda enterprises. But 
I do not agree to his suggestion of 
howto deal with the matter — i.e_ 
to ban the World Peace Congress 
from taking place. 

Denmark is an open society, 
which allows people the freedom 
u> meet and discuss whatever they 
like within the limits set by the 
legislation. And we are. of course, 
living in another international 
climate than in 1950. when the 
British Government decided to 
refuse entry visas to about 200 
would-be delegates to a similar 
congress in Sheffield. 

It goes without saying that the 
Danish Government does not take 
part in or support the World Peace 
Congress and, as correctly stated 
by Lord Chalfont, the prepara- 
tions have already revealed its 
true face. 

At the outset lhe World Peace 
Congress planned a congress of 
about 5.000 delegates and observ- 
ers. Probably now not more than 
2,000 are going to* take part 
Among those prevented from 
coming are members of such 
organizations as Charter "77. 

I am convinced that the open 
Danish society is strong enough to 
let such events take place. It is 
most probably ihe best way of 
showing our public what b really 
going on. 

Yours faithfully. 

UFFE ELLEMANN-JENSEN, 
Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

DK 1448 Copenhagen I. 
Denmark. 

October 8. 


Housing needs 
of the needy 

From Dr Richard Stone 
Sir. A million new home-owners is 
what the Housing Minister has 
promised (report. October 8L but 
what about the people who 
haven’t got the money to buy? 

Here in Bayswater. where 1 have 
been a GP for 15 years, we are 
struggling under a swelling tide of 
homeless families placed in dread- 
fully unsuitable hotels. There are 
now over 1.500 families within the 
15 minutes' walking distance from 
here to Paddington, in London as 
a whole the numbers have rock- 
eted from 890 in 1981 to 4,386 in 
1986. 

These are ordinary young fam- 
ilies waiting for council accom- 
modation. They arc not misfits, 
□or people who cannot manage 
their own affaire. They are simply 
families on low incomes, and 
there is no way that they will be 
able to raise £300,000 for a three- 
bedroom house, which b the 
obscene price required around 
here. 

It is cruel to concentrate hous- 
ing policy on owner-occupation to 
the exclusion of low-rent homes. U. 
b economic madness to pay hotel 
owners £200 a week to keep a 
young family in a disgusting 
overcrowded room for months 
and even for years. It would be 
cheaper to build a council flat and 
have the family pay rent for it 

At a time when we are told that 
it is inevitable that a large number 
of people are unemployed, and 
thal low -wages are in the interest 
of the country, what good does it 
do to trumpet ‘“owner- 
occupation" when for so many 
people renting is the only way they 
will ever be able to have a home of 
their own? 

Yours, 

RICHARD STONE 
2 Garway Road, W2. 

From Mr M. J. Walker 
Sir. Your recent "Home from" 
features (September 29. 30, Octo- 
ber 1) prompt me to question the 
morality of house sale profits 
being exempt from any element of 
taxation when, in the majority of 
cases, vendors have enjoyed the 
benefit of ux relief on the mort- 
gage interest which enabled them 
to acquire the property in the first 
place. 

Tax relief b currently 29 per 
cent on the interest element of 
most mortgages. Would it not be 
both apposite and equitable to 
levy a similar tax on any profit 
arising on any sale? 

Yours faithfully. 

MICHAEL WALKER, 

34 Bramley Avenue, • 

Coulsdon, Surrey. ~ ' . 

(Education policy 

From Mr J. L Nightingale 
Sir, So the Labour conference has 
decided to end the assisted places 
scheme and has made its ultimate 
objective the incorporation of all 
public schools in the national 
system but as non-fee paying and 
non-selective. Even Mr Radice's 
old school, with its reputation for 
outstanding scholarship, is in- 
cluded. 

Conservatives, however, need 
to be reminded that, like Pilate of 
old, most Conservatives stood 
aside while the State grammar 
schools were slaughtered. Hull 
Grammar School, founded in 
1 329. was made comprehensive in 
1968 and is to dose finally — with 
a Conservative minister's blessing 
-in 1988. 

Are Conservatives so sure that 
their polities fa the sixties give us 
confidence to support them in the 
eighties? 

Yours truly, - 

J. LESLIE NIGHTINGALE 
(Headmaster, Hull Grammar 
School 1951-68), 

4 Nene Road, 

Higham Ferrers, 
Northamptonshire. 

September 30. 

Dissidents in jail 

From the Chairman of the No- 
tiorud Council for Soviet Jewry 

Sir, Your leader on “The other 
East-West trade" (October 2) 
touches upon a most essential 
element in any meeting between 
East and West. 

The trade in souls, though 
unpalatable, has been an unfortu- 
nate necessity. Nevertheless “the 
many people in the Soviet Union 
who dissent from the policies of 
their government or who, like 
many Soviet Jews, wish to 
emigrate" do not simply wish to 
become items on an international 
"shopping list". 

Rather the dissidents and 
refuseniks require our statesmen 
not simply to plead for trade in 
one or two individuals, however 
worthy, but to ensure drat human 
rights in general and repatriation 
in particular should become an 
integral pan of fiiture discussion. 

Indeed the validity of any fresh 
agreement with the Soviet Union 
must be called into question whilst 
so many commitments previously 
entered into remain outstanding. 
Yours feithfiilly, 

ARJEH-L HANDLER, Chairman; - 
National Council for Soviet Jewry, 
College House, 

4a New College Parade, 

Finchley Road, NWS. 

October 3. 

One more river 

From Professor R. Cobb. FBA 
Sir, Nostradamus has got it wrong 
(report on papal visit, October 3). 
As any Lyonnais knows, three 
rivers converge at Lyon: the 
Rhone, the Saone. and the Beau- 
. jolais. 

Yours faithfully. 

RICHARD COBB. 

165 Godstow Road. 

Wolvercote. Oxford. 

October 3. 


ON THIS DAY 


OCTOBER 10 3812 

The farces u ere nearly evenly 
matched — Napoleon V 130,000, 
Russia's 727.ftW. The French wen 
denied an outright victory, 
although the Russians uere forced 
hack about a mile, later 
u ilhdrawing in good order south 
of Moscow, which the French 
entered on September 14- Russian 
losses were 45.000 killed and 
wounded; French, 30,000 


[BATTLE OF BORODINO] 
Foreign Office. Oct 8. 1812. 

A dispatch has been received from 
Lord CATHCART, dated SL 
Petersburgh, the 13th of Septem- 
ber. His Lordship incloses the 
following official account, pub- 
lished at Sl Petersburgh, of the 
proceedings of the Russian army, 
from the time Prince 
KUTOUSOFF took command to 
the Sih pf September. . . 

OFFICIAL INTELLIGENCE 
FROM THE ARMY. 

Dated 8th September. 

“The Prince Koutousnff, appoint- 
ed fay his Majesty the Emperor 
Conimander-in-Chief of all his 
armies, arrived at the head -quar- 
ters at Czarevo Salmbche. on the 
evening of the 29th of August. He 
found the first and the second 
armies in junction, but retreating 
upon Gehatzk and abandoning 
Wiasma, General Barclay dv Tolli 
having not thought that position 
favourable enough for accepting 
haule. . . The village of Borodin, 
situated 12 versts in advance of 
this town IMojaiskt, is the point on 
which it was determined to await 
the enemy. The position behind 
the village was strong enough on 
the right and centre, covered by a 
ravine and deep rivulet. But the 
left, supported by the village of 
Semenoflka, did not afford the 
same advantages. . . In order the 
better to insure the defence of the 
weak point of the position, Lieu- 
tenant-General Toutschkoff, with 
the third corps and a port of the 
Militia of Moscow, was placed in 
ambuscade behind the brushwood 
at the extremity of the left, with 
orders to act by the old road from 
Smolensko. upon the right and rear 
of the French, as soon as they 
should attack, and endeavour to 
turn our left. . . 

“Prince Koutousoff, immediate- 
ly on his arrival at this position, 
had assembled the Generate, and 
harangued the Staff; he was re- 
ceived with acclamations of the 
warmest enthusiasm. FuH of the 
sacred cause they had to defend, 
the army manifested a feeling, 
which even then gave an assurance 
of the glorious deeds, of which the 
day of the 7th was . witness. At 4 
o’clock in the morning the enemy, 
availing themselves of a thick fog, 
began their movement towards our 
left. Soon afterwards the battle 
became general and continued 
until night. The principal efforts 
took place on our left The attack 
on the redoubts was extremely 
sharp, and they were most vigor- 
ously defended. They were disput- 
ed from 7 o’clock in the morning 
until 10 o'clock with an. unexam- 
pled obstinacy. It was in this 
sanguinary combat that ' Major- 
General Count Woronaoff was 
wounded, in a bayonet chai 
against the enemy. The Command - 


er-in-Chief of the second army, 
Prince Bagration, was wounded 
soon afterwards. Nevertheless, aQ 
the attacks which the enemy made 
against the left of our position, as 
well with his infantry as with his 
cavalry, were fruitless, and re- 
pulsed with such loss, that towards 
night he was even- forced to 
abandon the little ground which he 
had gained in the morning. His 
attacks upon the centre did not 
meet with better success. Repulsed] 
at every point, he retired towards 
the beginning of the night — and 
we remained masters of the field of 
battle. On the following morning 
General Platow was sent in pursuit 
of him, and had come up with his 
rear guard, at 11 versts distal 


from the village of Borodin. 

“Such are the impressions which 
result from the first reports dis- 
patched from the field of battle. 
The loss of the enemy is immense 
in killed, wounded . and 
prisoners. . . 

A leading article the same day said: 

The Bulletin, issued on Thurs- 
day. from the Foreign office, goes 
but a little way toward relieving 
that anxiety which pervades all 
classes of people as to the present 
situation of the Russian armies, 
there is not the least ground for 
imagining that tbe Russians took, 
up any forward positions after the 
battle; there is not the least ground 
for imagining that the French were 
not on the 10th. (the date of the 
18th Bulletin) at Mojaisk. . . In 
many respects this Bulletin islittk 
calculated to satisfy those, who, 
like ourselves, desire to entertain 
reasonable hopes of the Russian 
success. We are not even informed, 
with the least degree of distinct' 
ness, what was the French loss, in 
the battle of the 7th. . . 


?saran newmmes ri 


In other words * 

From Mr Tony Fine “ 

Sir, The welcome by Mr Huw - 
Davies (October 2) for the “bold ; 
experiment" of showing the film .• 
Shane dubbed in Welsh reminds , 
me of an event that occurred a few - 
years ago in Y ugoslavia. 4 

While holidaying in a remote ; 
part of Montenegro 1 entered a bar .*> 
to find a large group .of locals 
round a television set in fits, of 
laughter. On closer .inspection I . 
discovered that they were watch- ' ; 
ing On the Buses, dubbed- into 
Serbo-Croatian. 

Since die English version had , 
very rarely produced a similar 
reaction in your correspondent I. ’ 
.could only conclude at the time 1 
that there was a lot to be said for f 
modifying English entertainment 
in this way. 

Yours eic. 

A. EM. FINE. ..... 

29,-Elswonhy Road. NW3. - 
October 3. 




THE TIMES FRIDAY OCTOBER 10 1986 


CHINA 


FOCUS 


A SPECIAL REPORT 

Pictures by Graham Wood 


if« i 


and Prrnce Philip 


begin a state visit to 


the People's Republic. 


David Bonavia reports 


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T he first visit of a 
British monarch to 
China, from Sunday 
to Saturday of next 
week, sets the seal on a 
new era of friendly 
•* and cooperative relations between 
s “ the two countries, despite the vast 
differences in their respective 
political and economic systems. 
They have in cominon the goal of 
- raising the living standards and 
general wdl-bdng of their popula- 
tions. and their present 
■ governments' economic strategies 
emphasize, albeit in different de- 
grees, the benefits of free enter- 
prise over too much state- 
- controlled management of the 
economy. 

The solution of the Hong Kong 
problem, though it may make 
many people in that territory 
uneasy about the future, has 
shown the ability of Britain and 
China to negotiate major issues 
together in a spirit of mutual 
accommodation. 

Deng Xiaoping, the elder states- 
man who has guided China’s 
fortunes since 1977, may resign 
from his formal official functions 
at the 13th congress of the 
Communist Party next year. But 
unless his health deteriorates 
sharply — and he shows every sign 
of robustness at 82 — his influence 
may still be felt in the formation 
and implementation of top-level 
policies for years to come. 

In abolishing many of the leftist 
policies favoured by the late 
Chairman Mao Tse-tung until his 
death in 1976. Mr Deng has 
restored a considerable measure of 
common sense and practicality to 
Chinese public life. The man the 
Queen will meet is an ardent 
follower of the maxim that one 
should "seek truth from facts" and 
not from theory or dogma. 

While professing a basic loyalty 
to Mao's philosophy, Mr Deng has 
in effect reversed most of his key 
policies, which is even more 
remarkable because he was a close 
political ally of Mao for nearly 
three decades from 1931 on. 

It was the Great Leap Forward 
and the formation of the People’s 
Communes at Mao's behest in the 
late 1950s that apparently con- 


vinced Mr Deng and the other 
senior leaders that Mao was on a 
dangerously wrong course. 

Mao took his revenge with the 
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from public view until 1973. He- 


from public view until 1973. He- 
was politically unhorsed again by 
the leftist faction in the Com- 
munist Party in 1976, returned to 
high office m 1977, and assumed 
full-scale leadership late in 1978. 
Since then he has pursued reforms 
in agriculture, industry, the armed 
forces, foreign trade and invest- 
ment, education, science and the 
legal system. 

■ The arts, however, remain 
largely stagnant as though the long 
years of leftist control had 
knocked the breath out of them. 
And Mr Deng is fighting a 
constant battle with bureaucracy. 


Fear that socialism 
will be corrupted by 
western influences 


conservatism and corruption in 
the government and party appa- 
ratus. 

He shows no mercy towards 
those who perpetrate crimes of 
violence or rob the state on a big 
scale, and in recent years -has 
ordered the execution of 10,000 of 
the worst offenders. 

Economic crimes have become 
an important feature of the 
continuing internal debate about 
the merits of the present "open 
door" policy towards western 
business firms. 

Conservatives such as Chen 
Yun. the veteran planner and 
Politburo member, have voiced 
fears that socialism in China .will 
be corrupted by "decadent" west- 
ern and Hong Kong influences. 
Mr Deng's supporters argue that 
the best way to cope with these is 
through education, police work 
and a better standard of Chinese 
cultural output. 

The other objection to the 
“open door” policy is that it 
encourages blackmarket dealings 
and corruption, such as the big 
scandal when nearly 100,000 Japa- 
nese-made cars were illegally im- 





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ported via China's large offshore 
island of Hainan, and were even- 
tually confiscated by the Chinese 
government 

Hong Kong has become the 
biggest source of modem luxury 
goods, which are increasingly in 
. demand on the mainland; the 
authorities are constantly havin g 
to harangue their officials about 
the undesirability of encouraging 
such expensive tastes. 

The quality of Chinese indus- 
trial products has also become 
cause for concern, with the 
authorities admitting, for exam- 
ple, that the low standard of 
locally made lifts has resulted in 
"heavy casualties". Refrigerators , 
which are nowadays ..one of the 
products most desired by the 
ordinary people, are also.proneto 
breakdown. 

Many business leaders in Hong 


Kong, Japan and the West are 
becoming disillusioned with the 
joint ventures they have opened in 
collaboration with Chinese firms, - 
to take advantage of the low wages 
in. China and manufocture export 
products with foreign technology 
and management expertise. 

They complain that they seldom 
make substantial profits, that the 
new legal system is confusing and 
that they are being dunged exces- 
sive taxes. Businessmen always 
complain, of course, but the level 
of dissatisfaction with the joint- 
venture concept is becoming an 
embarrassment, to Pelting. 

The biggest success story in the 
last seven years' economic re- 
forms has been .in agriculture, 
where the. revision- to . family . 
forming and the abolition of -the 
socialist “people's communes” 
has resulted in a big increase in - 


volume and variety of products. 

- There' is concern, however, that 
the peasants are increasingly aban- 
don mg the less profitable business 
of grain production to go in for 
bigger harvests of what were 


start producing consumer goods as 
well. 


previously considered sidelines: 
fruit and vegetables, livestock, oil 


fruit and vegetables, livestock, oil 
seeds, industrial . crops and ser- 
vices such as road transport. 

In industry the picture is more 
mixed, as individual effort -must 
be thoroughly coordinated with 
the work of the factory as a whole. 
Incentive schemes, dismissals of- 
bad workers, and even share-issues 
have foiled to solve the outstand- 
ing problems. 

- There is stfii a shortage of 
industrial jobs for the growing 
.population. On top of that, a 
quarfei^df the armed -fgrpn^are 
oeifig ^fetnobflized whife^rimit&ry 
industries have been ondered: to 


China's-globa] status continues 
to improve, with its adherence to 
more and more international 
organizations and die conscious 
search fbr-peacefid retatiOns with- 
its neighbours insteadof attempts 


the Chinese are for the prfesem 
ruling out a restoration -of party- 
to-party links such as. existed m 
the 1950s. -• 


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ef needs to - be Improved, . ; *tad 


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for development 


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j there is. abundant capital ix&e 
city of London to.fihanc&Ckfete 
' development' projects if 'the Chi- 
nese nil! overcomeihe hfctoricafjy 
-founded distrust of foreigritbehs 
an efibeir possible con sequences In 
terms of indebtedness, niflafien 
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retribution for ibc torture of 
prisoner of war. 

. Six days later, *y the 
“Capitulation of Peking" a 
title which still rings 
unmusically m Chinese ears, 
foe opium.: trade was made 
tegaL Kowloon Peninsula was 
-also , ceded “in. 






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1841 o ^ ” w u , ,n Jan uary 

letter mTL/ ictori f Joned a strumem in suppressing foe 

LeoDoId nf nli H nc *e, King 1 4-year Taiping Rebellion and 
“Albert was rewardedwjfo foe Yellow 
-■ 5* Jadtel £=?«* w only SO- 

^ ls & n ^°f* iori & mandarins in the empun. 

S.obL»i Victo * An Ul^r^tert 
- Hone Knns^^ Princess of Han. from Ponadown, also 
addmon to served the CfetesfodJCin^ 
Z tS SidS^u^ . wi* -distinction* Over 50 
ihe^foTt3^ haA * m '& it years he developed the Wari- 

clash of<Wri? a8 * >n a - time - customs Bureau, the 
?T ot destinies in iheSouth — - " J — 

s For decades before 

? ¥flan° pe ?, , " s of. hostilities in 
*: l839 > .Britain had made 

■ successive attempts to induce 
i ^ch^mperars to permi. 

^Uj5L fi S- En l ,ish ship* had 
.reached China m 1637. By the 

f.SJ® °fjh e *8ih century, the 
•.-cast India Company domi- 
\ rated western commerce with 
4 Aanton. the only port open to. 

£ foreigners. 

. England's demand for "tea 

■ was six times the value of all- 
; British goods imported into 
> China in the decade before the 

embassy of the Scottish peer, 

" George Macartney, to Peking 
in 1793. 

• Because the Chinese were 
. lukewarm towards products 
such as English woollens, foe 
East India company was 
embarrassingly dependent on. 

' opium to offset the costdf foal . .and mining. ... 

■From 200 chests a year in’ even furpished ; .Chinese 
f 767. British smugglers were . -curffincy. 


The last British troops star 
tioned in Shanghai and North 
China woe withdrawn in 
August 194a Three years 
later, Britain surrendered xat-_ 
tra-ieni tonal . rights and 
Gtiang Kai-sbek's China.be- 
came foe equal and foe ally of 
Britain and the US. . .. 

"Ihe' total vfaosydf foe 

OrineseConmiimi*5tsm 1949 
caused -'grave- concern- to 
BritauV Labour Govern-.' 
ment which feared an attack 
on Hong Kong. The Cabinet 
was further lotted when the 
frigate Amethyst was shelled 
as it sailed up tho Yangtze to 
Nanjing. Britain was the first 
western government to rec- 
ognize the People's Republic 
-in January I9S0, yerambas-- 
sadore were not exchanged for 
another 22 yeara 

At times, relations could 


hardly have . been worse. Riots 
in Hong Koog and foe sacking 
of the British legation m 
Peking in 1967 marked the 
nadir. -Tbtfr years later the 
“Forbidden City" was opened 
for. English table-tennis play- 
ers, and $ir Alec Dougfos- 
Hbmejthe Foreign Sectary, 
fbflowed them to Peking^. * 

■ -Restoration of diplomatic, 
trade, and cultural rehmons 
was rapid. In 1984, with Mis 
Thatcher’S signature on the 
Slno-British joint declaration 
on Hong Kong, that borrowed 
place living ou borrowed time, 
the Queen pencilled China in 
her chary for 1986. 

ALastair Percival 

The author is a Press Assodk- 
aiibn journalist who has 
in China. 



Where there's a wheel, there might be a way: cyclists competing for space on the streets of Pe k i n g 


ilsa modernized itself in the . 
19th century. It -charted the 
China coast, ronanexf naviga- 
tional aidsand established the 
first modern postal service. 

The opium wars opened 17 
ports to British traders. Bo- 
land the Britishlcrowded other 
foreign powers, which to- 
gether reduced the dying Man- 
chu empire to semi-colonial 
status. 

.From 1860 until foe tarn of I 
foe century, Brimfo controlled. | 
more than 80 pcr pent of the 
country’s foreign trade. From 
Hong Kong, foe Royal Navy 


ers, 


Kill tiie fo: 
cried the re 


policed the China coast Brit- 
ish firms engaged in ship- 


Who’s behind promising* 
opportunities with many of China’s 
high- growth industries? 


building, engineering, textiles! 
and muting: • British -banks | 


chests io 


shipping 39.000 
’ China in 1837. 

I The Qing government de- 
■ dared prohibition and in 1838 
burnt Canton’s stock of 
20.000 chests. A British ex- 
peditionary force set out from 
Hong Kong harbour in June 
1840. . 


Uneasy. atthefftwtlL-of 
French ‘and ‘Russian power ifi 
the Flair East, Britain in’ I89.lt 
leased the “New Territories” 
inland from Kowloon for 99 
years to be better able to 
defend Hong Kong. No rent 
was mentioned or has been 
paid. 

. After Shanghai had been/ jPafog fog 
occupied' and the. 
capital of Nanjing besiegEd,;:- J 9Qjl „ 

1 the Chinese agreed* to ojfeti~- .ves^fi^mvy lUoat,t ' 
four new ports to . 

. traders with a residen t consul 
Jiri each. By th e T feat y- o f 


JpantuaTaigc ratetiaational 
ISreega^^bafflQn T^mil 


m 


Nanjing, ratified in 1844,' 

Hong Kong passed “in 
perpetuity” to the British 
Crown. 

It was not enough. A second 
opium war attracted Charles 
Gordon, a young officer wbo 
arrived, in September 186a 
"rather late for the 
amusement". The future hero 
of Khartoum took part in the 
sacking of the Son of Heaven's 
Summer Palace t which „tbe^ 
British Commissioner, l»id ; 

Elgin, decided to destroy m . Tenor. 


The BoxerTrptocdof 1901 
shackled China with an 
astronomical indemnity of 
three times its annual rev- 
enue, over-burdening the feu- 
dal power structure which 
finally fell in Sun Yat Sen's 
revolution of 1911. 

In a famous memorandum, 
rfaiad 1926, . the Britifo Govr 
eminent invited tlic' other 
treaty powers th^bai^n^he 



, Out of disaster, 
a new economy 

For 28 y« re . Pek *Sl^2“ 

. oomic mandarins used Soricfr 
style five-year plans Co gnifle 
China's development The re- 
• suits were either mixed or, m 
. the case of Mao 
Great Leap Forward (1558- 
60k downright disastrous. _ 

However, since the sn- 
trod action of the open-door 
uolicy and foe four modernoa- 
the late 1970s, 

gggomed inmblae prmtsfot 
dramatic reforms fo fo* 
world's largest P.fo5 n * d 

■ ^Thfe* year alone-the list of 
achievements - 

fmpressi**e«P|J«^ 

bond mari^J^SMWmigr 

'3 ?L* .nri the starting ap 
Pe iS£ a western eiewpo^ 
dttec ?- 

- S^Chmese tasi- 

collectives- - «/-*** rners of 

S So"- hp 85 ^ 

the price “ uec- 

' office ?***? Jfraiex cdnnniH 
essar} for which 

uications - pr^S-J ^ cent 

counterpart- contfo- 

^foreign 

ties to there 

joint joint ventures. 

are 2.645 equrty^j tat ^ 


or official stamps, -each wifo 
two signatures from relevant 
government officials, We re- 
paired before serious 4b- 

enssiomam even *—*- 

Such problems — 
of the weaknesses inherent la 
China's economy. . ■ J 

The ecowaaic growth rate, 
for example, poses a major 
challenge to Peking's central 
planners. In the first h alf o f 
last year animal growth, 
zoomed to 23 per cent, and 
China's foreign cmreacy re- 
serres melted from $16 billion 
to $1Q bfllioo w tbe country 
went- -«m ; -a -foreign .^ss p^t’ 
buying spree. As a 
economy - sliswid - si gn s -of 
- - outstripping feeoxfat- 
astrnctnm 

Jo regain eoatrol, the 
People's. Sank of CM ajt, fo e 
central hank, 

exckaqp spending to 15®. 
Imposed new restnetioas on 
foe creation of private- eater- 
prises and. later in tttejfeac, 
banned automobile and other 
consumer product imports for 
op to two years. 

As If to make that poHcy 
pubHdy official, Zhao Ziyait; 
fbePrer^mn^^ at 
- begnn flng of titir-year^tnarl 
1986 »l 1987 would be tiro 1 
wars of “t on s oti d atto n" in 
t^iiiaV economy. 



rf-in- 


measures, annual growth- om- 
fe s China's last, or sixth, five- 
vear plan averaged more than 
10 per cent The growfo tara - 
*in me cmreat, or sevenfo, i 

:Bi&r 2 Sji 

Chinese authorities for yort 
have believed is best tor tbdr 

fflBsfiry* _ _ _ 

The 'incldenne^ fw the «► 
anfo fiSw Pfo" sfo*S , 
mast avoid tryfogto do- 

ereryfoing at-ooct wifo - 10 

m iu wav' to r provide .the 
SSigfo deeded for loog^era 
fJSfc devetopraent-and 

gp^ther .opemng Cbfa* to 
therestoffo^l 

In tire 

a« gjaasa 

55uLia!L*M fl. In ad d frumH 


BosdiiessialiQiiimii^ with China because we 
gpecaaliaB^ inkRy todDStries,deve3cp two-way 

trade aud esfaUishthe best of cantacta 

Hutchison knows fiiat to be strong in China 
trade, you must be parent yet persevering. You. 
must taiow the right people and show that you 
, . .. .welcome .two-way trade. 
^jLr.r.^L'I^^^xmdetkands this better than we do. 

We also know we cannot handle it ah, that’s 
V why we select bidy certain high-growth areas in 
which to operate. • ' - 

■ Our China Trade Division now has offices in 

Bepig, GuangzhouandShanghai. We arehelping 

to strengthen .Obina's cpal industry with, both 
■ ' equipment and technblog^. And we provide logis- 
tical support for their offshore oil programme. 

Other areas of our growing trade include air- 
oaft) Bansport and food processing. And we buy ; 
: more than we sell — we spend milliorisrcrf dollars 
cat food: for our supermarkets and coal for our 


power plant here in Hong Kong. 

Through a new joint venture company, 
Hutchison is also actively promoting the econo- 
mic development of Hunan, one of. the richest 
agricultural and mining provinces in China. 

Today, no one else has better contacts— where 
they matter — than Hutchison. 

If you want to trade with China, call us first. 
We’ll tell you whether Hutchison can help 
promote your line of business. You won’t find 
a better partner. 

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insight into our strengths, diversity and human 
resources, write to: Ihe Lord Derwent L.V.O., 
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CHINA/3 


FOCUS 


The countryfolk with 
new-found enterprise 



China is, above all, an agri- 

n ^ l 9 n - Eight hundred 
million of its citizens, of a 
joial population of U MW 
live in the countryside. Th- 
^atest successes of tire 
Dengist modernization oro- 
sramme to date have been 
achieved in the rural areaTof 
the People s Republic. 

Under Peking's watchful 
eye prasants in recent years 
have developed light, rural 
industries to supplement their 


regular income derived from 
growing crops for slate quotas. 
Moreover, stale quotas for 
staple crops such as grain, rice 
and sorghum have become 
more flexible, and can now 
sometimes be arranged by 
contract 

As a result there are 4.S 
million rural enterprises 
employing 40 million people. 
In 1984 the combined rev- 
enues of these enterprises 
weres valued at 171 billion 
renminbi (about £32 billion), 
equal to China's gross national 
product in 1964. 

For a while at the beginning 
of tbe year agriculture looked 
as though it might become 
Deng Xiaoping's political 
Achilles' beet Summer floods 
in the north-eastern provinces 
of Liaoning. Jilin and 
Heilongjiang, coupled with 


droughts in Hubei, Hunan 
and Sichuan provinces, meant 
a lower harvest Production 
fell by 27 million tonnes on 
1984's record 407 million 
tonnes. That broke a string of 
seven bumper harvests that 
had made China not only self- 
sufficient but an exporter of 
grain. 

As a result Mr Deng’s 
opponents, notably Chen 
Yun, 82, the party’s disci- 
plinarian and leading conser- 
vative, attacked the Dengist 
rural responsibility system, 
which in some cases has 
allowed peasants to drop 
wheat-planting for other jobs. 

Throughout 1986 the cen- 
tral government in Peking has 
kept up a steady barrage of 
propaganda aimed at en- 
couraging farmers to grow 
wheat Not surprisingly, plans 





quarter of the following year. 

Many .western experts say 
China is making progress in 
boosting its cotton and hemp 
production, and is doing well 
with soya beans. It also pro- 
duces. huge quantities ©[to- 
bacco, though of an inferior 
quality, most of which goes 
into domestic cigarette 
production. In recent years 
livestock production has also 
shown signs of improvement 
as the country’s grain picture 
has improved — though pigs 
are traditionally fed cooked 


Fruit of the vine: farmers picking grapes in Sijkjing township near Peking 

idize wheat farmers ing, its finan ces are limited, tonnes in that region, and np 
rived careful scrutiny. Rural areas have to work out just about everywhere else." 
ver, there are limits to ways to support their owq Just how well the People's 
i central government economic activities, relying on Republic is doing in agri- 
br farmers in general profitable rural industries”. cultural production is difficult 

at growers in parti cu- A western diplomat said to determine. The main har- 


to subsidize wheat farmers 
have received careful scrutiny. 

However, there are limits to 
what the central government 
will do for farmers in general 
and wheat growers in particu- 
lar. The official English-lan- 
guage China Daily newspaper 
noted in April: "While the 
centra] government is respon- 
sible for assisting rural rarm- 


that this year’s wheat crop will 
total about 400 million 
tonnes: "Because of the floods 
in the north-east, the harvest 
will be down about 1 2 million 


vest seasons are June to July, 
and September to October. 
Agricultural statistics for one 
year are not generally avail- 
able until late in the first 


Despite these successes, 
China feces some key prob- 
lems in agriculture. For one 
thing, arable fend is beco mi ng 
a rare commodity. Only45per 
cent of China's total fend mass 
is fit for agriculture, and more 
and more of it is being gobbled 
up by expanding towns and 
rural housing developments. 

Some sociologists in tire 
West now say that, because of 
these growing urban areas, 
China’s urban population con- 
stitutes one-fifth of the total, 
tbe rural population three- 
fifths, and' a population that 


“lives m the country but has 
urban 

aspirations", another finn- 
Asother problem is feck of 
an agricultural mar keting sys- 
tem. Processing. storage ana 
transportation components oi 
■oirh a system remain ear 
tremely underdeveloped 
according to some 
observers. In southern Quna, 
for example, the developing 
livestock industry there » 
fee in g an acute shortage or 
feed, while Manchuria lacks 
the markets for the mountains 
of grain it produces annoafly* 
A final problem is fack jft 
ingenuity. Medicinal herbs, 

better strains of tobacco, orna- 
mental, trees for export to 
other countries — western. 

scientists and agro-economists 

say they see hundreds of 
possibilities for economic 
development while travelling 
through the rural areas, but- 
that the local populations are. 
resistant. “It’s a problem of 
education that may be solved 
with the passage of time," one 
diplomat said. 

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coal production would increase 
to a billion tonnes by tbe same 
year, and a renoratioa and 
expansion of ofl fields would 
boost crade-oil output to 150 
million tonnes anmxally. 

11 is not certain that these 
goals can be achieved without 
opening up more onshore o3 
sites, offshore having proved a 
disaster in the past year. 
Overall energy conservation, 
according to the seventh five- 
year plan, should save 100 
million tonnes of standard coal 
between 1986 and 1990. 

Peking irodd like to in- 
crease the total volume of 
freight carried by rafl, road, 
water and air transport by 30 
percent in 1990. The country 
now has 52^00 km (32400 
miles) of railways, 926,000 km 
(578,750 miles) of roads, 
109400 km (68425 miles) of 
inland river routes, 256,000 
km (160,000 miles) of air 
routes and 11,000 km (6475 
miles) of pipelines. 

Upgrading and expanding 
those networks translates into 
new construction and new 
equipment procurement, 
which means potentially hoge- 
markets for foreign firms. 

China's raihvaysyrtem ism- 
terrible shape. It carries 80 per 
cent of tbe country's freight 


and is being asked to do ranch 
more. Two.years ago, accord- 
ing to one rafl-e qui proent sales 
trader, China reported a short- 
age of 35,000 railway wagons 
a day, which meant that 

100.000 were needed but only 

65.000 were available. 

The railways ministry re- 
cently reported tiiat in 198410 
million tonnes of coal, 
stranded at .various loading 
points along the rafl fines. 

Main ports are 
to expand 

never readied their destma- 
tions. Because of the poor 
coal-distribntion . system, 
householders in Peking are 
now bo r rowing frieods^tracks 
todriveoatoftowntoboy coal 
and t ra nsport it back to their 
homes for use this winter 

China’s main ports are also 
destined for expansion. Li 
Peng, a vice premier, has 
announced that all tnivnt 
departments, other *h— rafl 
and telecommunications, 
should separate their business 
from government functions. 

As a. first step the central 
governmen t hate' put tbe 

•ai h nin fet wrti nw ^frf* Shanghai- 
«nH Dalian harbours into the 
hands of local authorities. ^ 


During the next five yeais- 
China plans to build more 
than 200 new berths at major 
east coast ports. One hundred' 
and four of the new berths wfll 
accommodate more than 
10400 tonne-doss freighters* 

By tbe end < rf 1990, China.' 
hopes to -have 1460 berths, 
indarfing 321 for deep-water 
vessels, with a total handlings 
capacity of 550 million tonnes. - 
compared to 330 mfllioa, 
tonnes last year. Such meat 
sores would undotitedly help 
reduce China’s international 
trade deficit, estimated to be- 
$6 bflfion, but forecast to go to ‘ 
$14 biflion by die end of tito 
year. 

Still, the best-laid plans of 
bureaucrats in Peking can be 
successful only if the rest of 
the country fells in behind 
them. The planners are hotd-r. 
rag their collective breath to. 
see how 1986 shapes up for dm 
Chinese economy. 

A western diplomat in Pe- 
king observed: ’The planners! 
have put their finger on what is 
happening in China's economy 
and what needs to be draw. 
Now it is up to the officials in 
the provinces to make sure dtp 
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'Vi viousyear. 

Leaders, however, erew 

,ht ^ k iS n,C ? by s, °PPy expansion 
**' *n Planning ihat hogged 

^ *^£1 ^ EJ-Eff* energy resour ces and 
“ , j d, 1 , W materials. Growth 

11 ,h * telS* Sfi 8?* 10 18 cent - 
■4a* ;» b ' ! on renminbi {about 

***4*£\ b,Il,on > - by the end of 
Sfc* lhe year through limiting 

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credit and 'introducing taw* to 
shrink expansion and profit, 
margins. . . 

. h» first eight months, 
industrial growth slowed even 
more, to a 5.7 per cent (nub 
*74.26 billion) increase with a 
near 50-50 split between 
heavy and . light industtyJ 
Ctuna's economic plan 1 for 
1986 calls for 8 per cent . 
industrial growth, with heavy' 

industry accounting for seven.’ 
per cent and. light industry, 
nineper ceoL 

Price reform Iby . nffirial ; 
reckoning is, quite rightly the 
linchpin for setting: industry’ 
straight. Prices of. some key'. 
mw' materials kepi artificially 
low through. sta*g subsidies 
were allowed to float within 
set limits this year. 

For example, cement prices 
were allowed to rise by 60 per 
cent to reflect real produdon 
costs, some steel products by 
14 per cent and noo-ferrous 
meiafaby 3 to 5 per cent.. 

However, these goods re- 
main scarce. According to a 
"Peking-based ■ newspaper, " 
Commodity News, cement 
production may 'increase by 
6.3 per cent in the next five 
years but demand will soar by 
19.7 per cent. The result is. a 
thriving blackmaricet in ce- 
ment. stockpiling for bartering 
purposes and. outright baud. 

So for, price. reform has 
been primarily a • one-way 
street because factory man- 
agers me not allowed to raise 
the prices of their products to > 



Qi'Jia Meiat work In Shanghai's Garment Research Institute. A more commercial outlook 
by management has meant manychanges to her job 


absorb the increase m material 
goods and, -as such, quality 
suffers. 

The State Statistical Bureau 
(SSB) reported last August 
that while output of light 
consumer goods increased up- 
wards of 55 per cent, their 
sales rose lessthan 10 per can, 
resulting in huge stockpiles 
because consumers were 
unwilling to spend money on 
shoddy goods: 

Complaints about quality 
abound from China's trade 


partners, which is especially 
unfortunate for - a country 
seeking- to -create an export* - 
oriented economy to earn 
badly needed foreign 
exchange. 

Acme energy shortages are 
taking their toll. Official es- 
timates say that 20 per cent of 
factories on the highly indus- 
trialized east coast are out of 
commission' at any one time. 
Transport bottlenecks leave 
goods in warehouses, and 
poor packaging, according to 
the China Daily , has resulted 


in hundreds of millions of 
pounds* worth of damage. 

The -Economic Daily. 
China's leading financial 
newspaper, reported th3t 
state-run enterprises, which 
account for 64.4 per cent of 
industrial output lost rmb 26 
billion in 1985. 

By the end of August this 
year, the paper reported. 17.6 
per cent of the enterprises 
were in the red but it gave no 
further figures. Another jour- 
nal the Peking Review, says 
the government spent rmb 48 


billion or 20 per cent of state 
revenues on subsidies to state 
firms losing money m 1985. 

To make enterprises more 
accountable for their losses, 
the nation's first-ever bank- 
ruptcy legislation was in- 
troduced last summer but 
after reportedly intense in- 
ternal debate; was scuttled in 
September. 

Perhaps the trickiest prob- 
lem in rejigging the industrial 
structure is restraining the 
Communist Party from med- 
dling. Industrial "concerns in 
China have a manager and a 
party secretary, who have 
traditionally shared aD de- 
cision-making. 

Now the plan says the party 
secretary must stay out of 
administration and tend to 
workers’ ideological welfare, 
letting the manager get on 
with administration. Chinese 
newspaper accounts indicate 
there has been bitter resis- 
tance. and even skulduggery, 
by party bosses trying to keep 
their power. 

"One factory "manager of a 
relatively successful manufac- 
turing concern interviewed in 
J985 was asked about his 
relationship with the party 
secretary . He said there was no 
resistance and that coopera- 
tion was excellent. The key to 
his success was made evident 
by his admission that he was 
also the factory's party 
secretary 1 . 

Nancy Langston 


T «s£ay. while the 

• .£* ,ur £“*“ “dPnnce^ Philip are lo 

n 65 senior Chinese 

? f Sl »Ss2 >fR £?s will board the royal 
3 te ft J raebt Britannia in Shanghai 

WSSf * <*?** °P «*e Yangtze. 
nnflcB^ ^ fluey will be given lunch an| i 
, bi!a ' *h 0 wn, through video- 
,Ki '- r^fnsy*? presentations, bow British In- 
n to torus, hi! Justry “ uW contribute to the 
l,,a tow A modernization of their 
rqtmtry. 

iH *v.i I Tt| e 1,6X1 day, * larger 

- k .tv? Senear on land will focus on 

?t! projects in and around Shang- 
1J, 1 «•■'» uih^hal. These include an under- 
"t x ' . * kc ground railway for China's 
. ^^£30 biggest city, sewerage, trfe- 
" t communications, power ifis- 

• tribntion and a steelworks. * - 

- Both gatherings are taking 
*urr 4 jifo,.! wantage of foe royal visit to 

in British 

js,,, industrial skills at a time whea 
, r ....w’z political relations .between 

baw, Britain exported 

(t%£ . __r j- 


e ^ , . U5i year, onuun exponea 

■ - uG »<>e£ 3 % million worth of goods 

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Trading boom, despite the difficulties 


directly to Chnia and a farther 
HKS936 million (ahoat £84 
million) throogh Hoag Kong. 
However, foe combined total 
still left it behind Its main 
EEC partners. West Ger- 
many, Italy and France. 

In the first seven months of 
1986, British direct exports 
shot up to £327 tuHUoUp an 
increase of 3&S per cent over 
foe same pmodn.i985.Kthe. 
trend continues, British direct 
sales sfioaHtop fSOOmOBon. 
for 'foe whole UT198&. ■ 

Looking ahead, -British’ 
Aerospace is due to deliver foe 
remaining nine of 10 BAe-146 
jetllnecs this year and next and 
GEC is expecting orders of 
£250 raiUioa for foe Days Bay 
nndearobwer plant across foe 
border from ■'Hoag Shag,' the 
construction .'contract- .for' 
which was signed hutf month. 


In May, Britain and China 
signed a £300 nriZtiou soft- 
loan agreement intfiHW ini- 
tially te finance five big 
projects for which British 
companies are bidding. 

These are a power station at 
Yoeyang, Hunan province 
(Balfour Beatty and NEI), an 
optical fibre factory hi Shang- 
hai (Standard Telephones and 
Cables), a steel tribe min at 
Daye, Hubei (Davy McKee), a 
feel injection fine for a tractor 
plant at Lnoyang, Henan (Lu- 
cas CAV) and two shaliow- 
dranght container vessels for 
foe Ocean Shipping Line 
(British Shipbuilders). 

Looking farther ahead, 
Davy McKee is part of a 
British - and West German 
c onsor tium hoping to equip a 
US$3 to $4 bOfiou integrated 
steelworks at Ningho, 


Zbepang. The consoctism has 
been put together by Sir YX 
Pan, foe Hong Kong shipping 
magnate. 

However, success in all 
these projects depends on 
getting the price right. With 
the Yoeyang power project for 
example, it has been noted 
that the Chinese corporation 
charged with procuring gen- 
erating eqnipment ' from 
abroad 1ms been acquiring it 
from Japanese and 
American/Cana di an/I taliaa 
suppliers at what British com- 
panies consider giveaway 
rates. 

Chinese unwillingness to 
compromise overprices makes 
it hard for foreign companies 
to show big profits in China. In 
addition, it is an expensive 
country in- terms’ of running 
costs and of time. ■’ V. 


It is estimated that it costs 
between £250,000 and 
£300,000 a year to keep a 
representative in Peking, and 
reaching decisions takes 
longer than in the West be- 
cause of translation problems 
and the need to explain basic 

firaqirfal anil ttftoifal Blat- 
ters to the Chinese. 

Because it is short of foreign 
exchange, China is is keen to 
promote joint ventures, but 
these have not proved attrac- 
tive to foreign investors. 

Among British companies 
involved in joint ventures is 
Pfikzngton, which is setting op 
a flat-glass plant in Shanghai. 
Delays last year m getting 
cement and steel have put back 
foe start of production by eight 
months, to September 1987. 
The factory will produce 5,000 
tonnes ofgfassa week. 


Another way for foe Chi- 
nese to save foreign exchange 
is through counter-trade. The 
Ministry of Foreign Economic 
Relations and Trade has set up 
a counter-trade section and 
companies are likely to face 
more demands for it from their 
Chinese partners. 

One area in which foe 
British are internationally 
strong but have yet to do much 
in China is consultancy. 

Ricardo Consulting En- 
gineers of Shoreham-by-Sea, 
West Sussex, first went to 
China in 1977, just after the 
Cultural Revolution, and has 
since won contracts to design 
engines for lorries, cars, trac- 
tors, ships and locomotives. 

Business over the last nine 
years has been worth between 
£4 million and £5 milbon, aot a 
huge sum, but Ricardo consid- 
ers China of long-term 
importance. ■ 

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and Britain 


J.Y. to Build 


and Cultural City 
Docklands 


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Work is due lo start in 
early 1987 on a £120 miL 
lion Sino-British Joint 
Venture to build a China 
Trade and Cultural City in 
London's Docklands. 

The jointly financed An- 
glo-Chinese deal which 
Lord Wilson of Rievaulx. 
(the former Prime Minis- 
ter and now ICE Group 
Pic Director), played a vi- 
tal Role in setting up, will 
contribute "to the long 
term interest of and better 
« relations between Britain 
rand China” according to 
Zhang Zhao Ruo, Deputy 

Sec General of the Tianjin 
Municipal People’s Gov- 
ernment h will be built in 

the area of Britain s firat 
Chinese community in 
London Docklands. 

The scheme represents 
in excess of 2.500 entirely 

cc its inception Ice 
roup has built a solid 
lation through the ac- 
ilated experience ot 
ranagement .id tje 

nf technology transfer 
trade show manage- 
with the People s 
blic of China. 

3 roup were the first 
Id private joint veiv 
:xhibilions m Beijing 
32 and these were fol- 
i by China PfOj«ls 
lions in Tianjin, 

thai and Guangzhou 
on). Since the signing 
int venture agree- 
j in 1984 and 1985 
jroup has promoted 
of China's largest 
fairs in Aviation, 
icing. Mass Trans- 
^Elcctronics and 

Mother major comp®" 
icdged Uieir be'slw 
ing all ofOiWL ICE 
> feels that being the 

British company in 

in is better than be- 


new jobs for Great Britain, 
it is no less significant that 
these will mdude a; major- 
ity of unskilled or semi- 
skilled jobs much' needed 
- in the Docklands area. . 

The China Europe Trade 
' Centre has been created 
through consultation with 
Chinese and western plan- 
ners to simplify and 
encourage east-west trade. 
Some 500 leading Chinese 
exporters and importers 
-will occupy 200 show- 
rooms and 1000 display 
booths in the business ex- 
change which will also 
house airlines and banks. 
A magnificent exhibition 
complex will allow deci- 
sion makers to meet: and 
mingle at any of 12 trade 
shows to be held annually. 
The location - only 216 
miles from the revolution- 

ing no. 200 in China. ICE 
Group stresses that 
Tianjin is China’s third 
largest city and certainly 
the most ambitious. 

ICE Group enjoys the full 
support of China Council 
for the Promotion of Inter- 
national Trade (Tianjin 
Sub-Council), the Mayor 
of Tianjin. Mr Li Ruihuan 
and Mr Zhang Zhao Ruo, 
Deputy Sec. of Tianjin 
Municipal People’s Govt 
and the Tianjin Inn Trust 
& Investment Corp. 

Firm & Profitable 
With the minimum of fuss 
and absolutely no public- 
ity ICE Group has 
completed a remarkable 
package of deals in China 
that are already transform- 
ing this little known 
London company into a 
major ini'! concern. __ 

• Completed in 1982 a 
i/v to jointly manage all 
foe trade feire in Tianjin 
sponsored by China t Coun- 
cil of Knt'l Trade - Tianjin 



ary Stolport (short take off 
and landing) airport link 
with Europe will place the 
centre at the hub of west- 
ern business. For Chinese 
exporters ' and buyers it 
creates a vital base; a 
much needed showcase 
onto the West and a Chi- 
nese window to the world. 

■ The site wiD also include 
a sports centre for martial 

Sub Council. 

• Reached an agreement 
in 1982 to establish a S22 
million .trade centre and 
hotelVcornplex- m Tianjin 
expected to be completed 
in early 1987- ICE Group 
is a 50% partner. 

• Chinese . appointed 
; ICE. Group- to help them 
-establish their own trade 
centres in foe UK, Ger-. 
many and the USA. ICE 
Group is a 50% partner in 
foe £1 20M Sino-British j/v 
to be built in London 
Docklands. A similar cen- 
tre is planned for USA 
with negotiations for a site 
in. Los Angeles. in progress. 

• Reached agreement for 
launching of a technology 
&. business magazine 
"China Trade" for launch-, 
mg m early 1987; 

• Acquired 45% interest 
in. Beijing Tours which 
organises trips for trade 
groups in China. Over 
5,000 booked by them for 
China last year alone. 


arts, a medical ce n tre, a 4- 
star 200 room hotel, 120 
apartment units, a Chinese 
street of individual shops, 
a cultural centre, residen- 
tial units, a Chinese 
"Harrods style' department 
store. The centre has made 
provision for parking for 
1,000 cars. Many of the 
buildings will be decorated 
with traditional Chinese 
designs and built using 
materials imported from 
China. 

Work Started in 1983 
The Scheme’s backers, the 
British ICE Group and foe 
Tianjin ■ Municipal 
People’s Government ini- 
tially discussed the idea in 
1983 and after several trips 
to China a -preliminary 
study was prepared by ICE 
for Tianjin. It was not un- 
til July of 1984 that a 


preliminary j/v agreement 
was signed between ICE 
Group and the China 
Council for the Promotion 
of Inl'l Trade, and Tianjin 
Trust & Investment Corp., 
giving the go ahead to look 
for a site in either France. 
Britain or Germany. 

In May of 1985 a 10- 
man delegation of 
Investment Bankers 
headed by Lord Wilson of 
Rievaulx visited Beijing 
Shanghai, Tianjin and 
Shenzen. Meetings with 
Premier Zhao Ziyang. 
leading Ministers and foe 
Mayors of Tianjin, 
Shenzen and Beijing were 
conducted to seek support 
for selecting Britain as the 
site for China’s first Euro- 
pean centre adn ICE 
Group j/v activities. 

In November 1985 the 




Left: ICE Group Director Lord 
Wilson meets Mayor Li Rui 
Huan of Tianjin 

Above: Zhang Zhao Ruo. 
Dep. Sec. Gen. of Tianjin 
Municipal People's 

Government. 


Municipal Govt of Tianjin 
fully supported the idea 
and approved a 6-man 
Chinese delegation headed 
by Mr Zhang Zhao Ruo, 
Deputy Secretary General 
of Tianjin Municipal 
People’s Govt, to visit 
London, Paris and Frank- 
fun. After foe delegation 
visited all three cities and 
had met Mr Leon Britton, 
the then Sec of State for 
Trade and Industry, and 
Dockland officials they 
supported Lord Wilson 
and ICE'S recommenda- 
tion to Tianjin that the site 
offered by the London 
Docklands should be 
selected. 


The presentation of the 
scheme on 8 September 
1986 to the London Dock- 
lands Development Corp. 
was warmly received and 
accordingly the LDDC 
have withheld the land 
from the market, and law- 
yers have been instructed 
on both sides to prepare 
the development agree- 
ment. LDDC executives 
will be submitting the en- 
tire scheme to their Board 
during foe first week of 
November. Funding for 
the above project will 
come from Tianjin, ICE 
Group Plo, a consortium 
of Banks, and other 
investors. 


According to ICE Group 
Executives, the achieve- 
ments of foe past years in 
obtaining this important 
development for Britain 
would not have been pos- 
sible without the guidance 
of Sir Richard Evans. Brit- 
ish Ambassador in Beijing, 
Mr. Cai Fengshan, at the 
Chinese Embassy in Lon- 
don. the Rt Hon Mrs 
Margaret Thatcher, MP. 
Lord Young of Swaffham 
and Nicholas Ridley MP„ 
and of course . Mr. Reg 
Ward. exec. Dir. of the 
L.D.D.C. and his team at 
the L.D.D.C. 



itain’s Success 



Story in China 


• First British Engineer- 
ing J.V. in Tianjin through 
its 51% interest in China 
Engineering Industries Ltd 
presently manufacturing 
worm-drive hoseciips in 
Tianjin. Partners m foe 
venture include Bank of 
China & Tianjin Int’l 
Trust & Investment Corp. 

A 25% interest in 
Tianjin Mint Services 
Corp - a j/v with Tianjin 
University & Tianjin Ad- 
vanced Technology Dev. 
Corp. - 

• A 25% inierst in 
Tianjin Eietrak. Corp 


which will mfg the revolu- 
tionary ‘electrak wiring 
system’ a unique al tenia- . 
live to foe 2 and 3 pin 

Ptog- ' 

• Through its 50% inter- 
est in ICE-France Chine a . 
j/v between ICE Group, 
and Baron Empain (one of 
Europe's leading .industri- . 
alists). ICE France has 
signed preliminary agree- 
ments for a bauxite 
refining plant, loudspeaker 
assembly plant amphibi- 
ous vehicle plant 
development of satellite 
broadcasting and • the. 


establishment of China's 
first int'l ski resort. 

The ICE Group which en- 
tered China with modest 
- Jpals.-^as since seen its 
growth dramatically in- 
creased without a 
corresponding increase in 
costs of- doing business, 
through increased reliance 
upon joint-venture under- 
takings. With no debt on 
its books at present foe 
long-term profit picture 
looks very promising: 
from a £170.000 loss in 
1981 to a break-even in 
1982. profits soared from 


£63,000 in 1983 to 
£121.000 in 1984 and 
£1.000.000 in 1985. ICE 
Group’s assets have in- 
creased from £41.000 in 
1983 to in excess of 
£4,000,000. The average 
number of employees of 
the whole Group has 
grown from 3 in 1982, to 
over 250 in 1985. With the 
launching of ICE Group’s 
Trade Centre Hotel Com- 
plex in Tianjin and 
London Docklands China 
Trade Centre ICE Group 
should be able to project a 
dramatic geometric growth 
in profits as projects come 
on stream. 

ICE Group’s secret - im- 
peccable planning by its 
management team whose 


sales strategy involves 
dose liaison and coordina- 
tion: often silently 
planning for months, then 
executing its plans in a 
matter of days. In this way 
they have dazzled their 
competitors and detractors 
and foe trade in general. 
Shashoua’s unpredictabil- 
ity sometimes causes 
concern among ICE com- 
petitors, but is also 
proving to be ICE’S great- 
est asset, which is 
explained by ICE with a 
quote from Tyren Edwards 
“Consistency to truth and 
prindple may sometimes 
lead to what foe world 
calls inconsistency in 
conduct”. 






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Teachers 
wanted 
by the 
million 

A dilapidated educational sys- 
tem constitutes the biggest 
i obstacle to harnessing China's 
most valuable resource — its 
people. 

The Communist govern- 
ment has made some progress 
in education since it came to 
power in 1 949. when there was 
an 80 per cent illiteracy rate. 
That has now been reduced to 
around 25 per cent and, 
according to government fig- 



. . : , .... _____ 

Eyes oh the blackboard: taking notes during a chemistry lesson in a Peking middle school 


cues, 90 percent of school-age 
children are now in school. 

Educational reforms 
adopted earlier this year in- 
cluded the abolition of middle 
school entrance exams, thus 
allowing primary school chil- 
dren to enter middle school 
automatically, space permit- 
ting. The goal is to have at 
least nine, rather than five, 
years of education for children 
by the end of the century. 


Like China's reforms in 
other sectors, the educational 
ones show that the 
government's heart is in the 
right place but alter that it is 
bade to square one: how to 
remedy shortages of teachers 
and educational facilities, 
including the most basic one- 
classrooms. Some major cities 
are facing a possible half-day 
class schedule because of lack 
of space. 


Forget cabs, get on your bike 


China is reaching a plateau in 
its efforts to attract foreign 
tourists. The mystique of a 
country which had shut the 
door on the West for a 
generation is evaporating as it 
becomes belter known and the 
Chinese will have to improve 
the service they offer the 
visitor if they are to meet their 
ambitious targets for growth. 

These envisage three mil- 
lion foreign, that is, non- 
ethnic Chinese, tourists by 
1990 and between seven and 
eight million by the year 2000. 
The figure for 1985 was 1.37 
million, which means that the 
numbers must more than 
double both over the next four 


years and in the succeeding 
decade. 

Annual growth between 
1980 and 1985 averaged just 
over 21 per cent and it was 
presumably on the basis of 
this performance that the 
goals were set However, in 
the first seven months of this 
year the rate fell drastically. 

Whereas the overall in- 
crease from 1984 to 1985 was 
20.8 percent, that for January 
to July 1986 was only 7.1 per 
cent higher than that for the 
same period last year. 

The foil was most marked 
for Japan, which supplied 
more than a third of China's 
foreign tourists in 1985: from 


27.8 per cent to 3 per cent 

The United States, the sec- 
ond largest source of overseas 
visitors, showed an increase 
from 12.8 per cent in 198S to 

18.9 per cent for January to 
July this year, but the number 
of Australian* dropped by 9.3 
per cent, compared to a 7.5 per 
pent growth in 1985. 

The number of Britons 
slowed to a 10.8 per cent rise, 
against 14.7 per cent last year, 
when the total number of 
British visitors was 71,352. 

The first reaction of tourist 
officials in Peking is to ascribe 
these fluctuations to external 
factors, such as the general 
election in Japan in July and 




In China's capital Beijing, Plessey is now 
installing its computerised urban traffic control 
system, incorporating SCOOT -amethod of 
providing a vehicle-responsive signal strategy 
which automatically adjusts to the effects of 
trafficflow. ... 

. With five million bicycles alone to cope 
with7p[us motortraffic and pedestrians, the 
system’s sophisticated sensors will come into 
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Winning contracts of this complexity is 
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The height of high technology. 





short-term a view of the 
industry, milking foreign vis- 
itors for all they were worth 
without stopping to think that 
this might discourage them 
from coming again or 
recommending the country to 
their friends. 

From a trip to Peking and 
along part ofthe Silk Road last 
month, I would readily agree 
about the potential; the 
Forbidden City, the Ming 
tombs, the Great Wall, the 
pagodas and ramparts of 
Xi’an, the fort at Jiyuaguan 
and the Buddhist caves at 
Dunhuang are great and 
enduring attractions. How- 
ever, certain things need to be 
rectified if that potential is to 
be realized. 

First, too many hotels are in 
the suburbs, so the- tourist is 
isolated and unable to scroll 
out and enjoy the fascinating 
street life of the dty centres. 
Second, in the rush to earn 
foreign currency new hotels 
are tak in g guests before they 
are ready for them; the Oasis 
in Turpan was surrounded by 
builder’s nibble and open 
manholes, and the bathroom 
was covered in tar. 

In Peking, it is absurdly 
difficult to get a taxi; never 
have I seen so many drivers 
unwilling to take passengers. 
As is the case in other capital 
cities, hotel and restaurant 
staff tend to be ruder and. 
miitfes less enthusiastic than in 
tire provinces. 

Even sadder is the apparent 
fall in the standard of Peking 
cuisine. In the Tingliguan 
restaurant at the Summer 
Palace, for example, the table- 
cloth was filthy, beer was 
served in a bottle with a 
broken neck and the food was 
stale and lukewarm. 

As well as developing then- 
main tourist centres, the Chi- 
nese should follow the exam- 
ple of India and increase the 
choice of specialist tours. - 

And finally, in Peking, 
encourage everyone to hire 
bicyies. a perfect way - of 
exploring a city which is 
remarkably flat and where the 
bicyle rent per day is a mere 
two yuan. 

SSP 


Money helps. The new five- 
year (1986-1990) plan calls for 
a 72 per cent increase in 
educational funds — to 116.6 
billion remninbifabout £22 
billion) — over the previous 
five-year period. Though a 
substantial improvement, it 
malms only a drat in the task 
of shoring up an educational 
system which came to a halt 
when schools were closed for 
the better pan of die Cultural 


Revolution, leaving a genera- 
tion without schooling. 

China estimates it need&an 
addition of XS million pri- 
mary and secondary teachers 
to its current workforce of 8 
million by 1990 for significant 
improvement Teacher train- 
ing alone is an enormous task 
which is made more diffi craut 
by the problem of attracting 
people and keeping them in 
the profession!. Salaries can 
often be 20-30 per cent lower 
than those or . an average 
worker and benefits, such as 
bfwiQtig which in China » 
provided by the employer, are 
paltry. 

Working conditions are un- 
pleasant, . with . hot only 
crowded classrooms bu t also 
unruly students who are prod- 
ucts of an emerging society 
which holds the t e achin g pro- 
fession in low esteem. 

Many teachers want an- 
other job. Through “back 
door” connections, required 
in China's draconian work 
assignment system, they have 
managed to get themselves 
transferred to other jobs. 
Though exact figures are not 
available, the problem is seri- 
ous enough for the govern- 
ment to have forbidden .such 


*SSSSB, Wgi^reduo- 

peered to increase bymog 
than 10 per cent romOM 

this year. However, according 
to Junhna news agency raw 

March, employer s neeo^ 

700,000. more than double the 
number available. 

JSXESt&SnSSS 

meeting demand for some 
time to come, , the government 
frf-P j p n allowing studies over- 
seas, especially in the saendfi 
is 1978. The State Education 
Commission announced last 
May that since 1978, nearly 

40.000 Chinese have been 

abroad to study. _ ^ _ 

The question is whether 
they are coming bacfc-Last 
January, when the numberot 
overseas students was 37,000, 
Chinese statistics showed only 

15.000 returning. _ 

One reason that deters the 

most patriotic Chinese aca- 
demic from returning home iX 
the woefofiy inadequate re- 
search facilities and the dim 
future for .additional 
funding. NL 


FOREIGN TOURISTS IN CHINA (1985) 
Number % of total 


the currency devaluation in. 
Australia. Bui they are also 
aware of serious impediments 
to growth at home. 

These are inadequate means 
of transport, particularly by 
air, shortage of accommoda- 
tion, notably in Peking, 

Shanghai. , Xi’an and Guilin, 
and lack of qualified person- 
nel such as hotel managers 
and guides. 

The Chinese are tackling the 
first of these problems by 
expanding airports and buying 
more aircraft including 10 
BAe-146 jetliners from 
Britain. 

As for accommodation, the 
new five-year plan (1986- 
1990) provides for the addi- 
tion of 61.700 hotel beds. In 
Peking alone, 80 holds for 
foreign tourists are to be buQt 
in the next five to six years. 
There is also a demand for 
medium -priced hotels — 100- 
130 yuan (£19-£24^ a night — 
to meet a trend to individual, 
as opposed to group, travel. 

To train personnel, China 
has foreign langn ag e in- 
stitutes, tourism colleges and 
vocational schools, and tour- 
ism faculties in universities. 
Trainees are also sent to 
Switzerland to study, hold 
management and ' to the 
United States to acquire 
marketing dolls. 

During the period -of- tire 
current plan, seven main tour- 

Great potential, 
but poor service 

ist areas will receive priority. 
These are Peking, Shanghai, 
Xi'an. Guilin, Hangzhou, 
Jiangsu province, which in- 
cludes Nanjing, Yangzhou, 
Suzhou and Zheqjiang, and 
Canton and Hainan. 

Fourteen other, areas, have 
been designated as of second- 
ary importance, among them 
Lhasa, the Yangtze Gorges 
and the Silk Road, which runs 
from Xi'an into Xinjiang. 

A Western resident in Pe- 
king said tourism in China 
had tremendous potential but 
the Chinese were taking too 


Japan 

United States 

Australia 

Britain 

West Germany 
France 


1,370/182 

470,492 

239,557 

78,135 

71,352 

43,062 

38£50 


CITIES MOST VISITED BY FOREIGN TOURISTS (1985) 


Peking 
Canton 
Shanghai 
Guifin 
XT an 

Hangzhou 

Suzhou 


739,646 

527,823 

489^60 

249396 |£ 

190.836 

156^11 - 

152.761 

Source: National Taoism Administration, Poking 


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flowers, instant coffee and a 
collection of old envelopes? 
Agwerc among pointers to the 
Westyte of young workers in 

awmghsu as lisied ^ ^ 

P-eoptfs Daily last month. 
.:Ounas biggest dty has 
opened the country’s first 
stWk exchange and feces in 
tfi^.queu» for shares are 
ah*»st entirely young. Plastic ‘ 
flowers are passe. The western 
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may cost more than 10 yuan 
(£1.86), one-seventh ofa basic 
monthly salary, but shops sell 
out daily. 

Smart young people serve 
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and collect curios, from old 
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cards. Girls are wearing men’s 
trousers and shirts, while the 
trendy male perms his long 
*N r - . 

Youth is being elevated to a 
new status in the birthplace of 
Confucius, where, by 2J>00 
years- of tradition, age has 
commanded respect. The 
r?80s_ emphasis on young 
leadership fn management, ' 
the armed forces and party is 
invalidating the adage that ' 
“the old -don't .die, the young 
don't rise”. 

Half of China's one billion 
people are under 30. New 
economic policies and the 
opening to the West are 
radically altering the outlook, 
image and expectations of ( 
Chinese youth. 

• “Ten years of Cultural! 
Revolution left an emotional.' 
and ideological vacuum." says 
adp-year old university lec- 
turer. Unwavering belief -in- 



Chairman Mao ended m'dis- 
illusion. - 

“The open-door policy gave 
us a glimpse of an outside 
world that seemed to glitter 
with wealth and advanced 
technology. We were shocked 
by the poverty and backward- 
ness of China. Brought up to 
‘serve the people', now we 
-wanted a say over our own 
lives.. 

“We were desperate for tiew 
ideas and styles of living; 
-anything .that . represented a 
departure from tradition.” 

Where MaoV.chfldren had 
chanted, “Thanks to the Party 
we have New China, Thanks 
to New China there is me”, 
students in Deng's era began 
to discuss Freud and Sartre 
and sex in a self-centred 
world. 

The. first attempt at free 
speech died ip 1-979 with the 
Jailing' of Wei . Citing Shen. 
editor- of- Exp form ion. the 
Democracy. Wail Movement's- 
magazine! "That sealed ' the' 


indifference to politics of the 
post-Culiural Revolution 
generation. 

Economic reform awakened 
hopes, but patriotism rather 
than socialist ideals is behind 
a resurgence of interest in 
party membership and the 
power it confers. 

Members of the “Lost 
Generation”, who missed out 
on adolescence and educa- 
tional opportunity in the “10. 
years of struggle”, are some-' 
times jealous of the under-25s 
having a good time. . 

- Students dreanr of brilliant 
careers and a chance to go 
abroad. Foreign travel is not. 
on (he young workers' horizon 
yet, but their bonuses can earn 
them much more than 
(intellectuals. They want to 
Spend and show off 

A Japanese video has suc- 
ceeded die colour television 
set as status symbol Beyond 
.firecrackers or a feast for 
'friends, leisure and enjoyment 


are sot a developed aspect of 
Chinese culture. 

Principally from TV and 
cinema screen, young Chinese 
are mimicking western youth. 
Bicycles are for work, a taxi is 
for pleasure. Foreign-made 
jeans axe smart, likewise Marl- 
boro or 555 cigarettes, discos 
and restaurants that serve 
tomato soup, buttered bread 
mid schnitzel. 

‘Girls' visit a beauty parlour 
before going out. and it is not' 
“j>eari dusT lotion but vita- 
min-enriched creams that go 
on their cheeks. The birth pill 
is not publicly available to 
single women, but the taboo 
on premarital sex is now 
widely ignored. Before the 
New Year holiday, when all 
work units hand out contra- 
ceptives in quantify- wives 
pass them on to unmarried 
-friends. - 

Clint Eastwood starred in a 
recent survey which sketched 
the ideal man for 500 young 
women in a Guangzhou (Can- 
ton) electronics factory. They 
arrived at a male figure more 
than 1.8 metres tall, of 
thoughtful aspect, and un- 
shaven appearance, like 
George Michael, the Wham 
rockstar who played in Pe- 
king. 

The ideal man’s personality 
required passion, self-knowl- 
edge so that he could correct 
bis weaknesses and, oddly, the 
potential to kill Rambo drew 
vast cinema audiences in 
China. 

In the countryside, change 
is taking place within the 
context of the family. Li 
Zanmei. a carpenter’s daugh- 
ter. was 16 when the new 
economic policies were in- 
troduced. She specialized in 
fish farming. Running her 
own business, she succeeded 
so well that the family made 
her head of the household. 

Eligibility for marriage used 
to be categorized chiefly by 
family and political back- 
ground. When she weds, Li's 
criteria are more likely to be 
personality and job prospects. 
The young can earn more than 
their eld ere. and this is ' 
strengthening determination 
to choose partners in defiance 
of parental matchmaking. - - 

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COURT 

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BUCKINGHAM PALACE 
October 9: His Excellency Mr 
WJ. Phiri was received in 


audience by The Queen and 
presented the Letters of Recall 
and his own Letters of Commis- 
si on as High Commissioner for 
the Republic of Zambia. 

His Excellency was accompa- 
nied by the following members 
of the High Commission who 
had the honour of being pre- 
sented to Her Majesty; Mr M.D. 
Lungu (Deputy High Commis- 
sioner). Mr S. Mutondo (fim 
Secretary, Trade). Mr 
A.M.Mwale (First Secretary. Fi- 
nance). Mr ILChoraba (First 
Secretary. Education), Mr 
GJ.Sikaceya (First Secretary, 
Tourism). Mr LHachiiapika 
(Second Secretary. Administra- 
tion). Mr W.B-Chisuia (Second 
Secretary, Protocol), and Mr 
J.Chipeta (Third Secretary, 
Communications). 

Mrs Phiri had the honour of 


being received by The Queen. 

Sir Patrick Wright (Perma- 
nent Under-Secretary of Stare 
for Foreign and Commonwealth 
Affairs) who had the honour of 
being received by Her Majesty 
was present and the Gentlemen 
of the Household in Waiting 
were in attendance. 

Sir John Whitehead was re- 
ceived in audience by The 
Queen and kissed hands upon 
his appointment as Her 
Majesty's Ambassador Extraor- 
dinary and Plenipotentiary at 
Tokyo. 

Lady Whitehead had the hon- 
our of being received by The 
Queen. 

General Sir Thomas Morony 
had the honour of being re- 
ceived by Her Majesty upon 
relinquishing his appointment 
as United Kingdom Military 
Representative to the North 
Atlantic Treaty Organization. 

The Queen. CoIonel-in-Chief, 
I6th/5th The Queen's Royal 
Lancers, this afternoon attended 
a Regimental Reception at St 
James's Palace. 

Her Majesty was received by 
the Colonel of the Regiment 
(Brigadier John Pownall and the 


Commanding Officer (Lieuten- 
ant-Colonel Mark Radford). 

Mrs John' Dugdaie, Mr Rob- 
ert Fellowes, Major Hugh Lind- 
say and Lieutenant- 
Commander Timothy 
Laurence, RN were in 
attendance. 

The Princess Anne, Mrs Mark 
Phillips, this morning opened 
the new Halt at Abbot's Hill 
School. Hera el Hempstead. 

Her Royal Highness was re- 
ceived by Brigaider F.M. de 
Butts (Deputy Lieutenant for 
Hertfordshire) and the Chair- 
man of the School Council (Mr 
Michael Roberts). 

The Princess Anne, Mis Mark 
Phillips. President of the British 
Knitting and Clothing Export 
Council, this afternoon visited 


Reldan Lid (Chairman. Mr 
C.Kem) at High Wycombe. 

Her Royal Highness was re- 
ceived by Her Majesty's Lord- 
Lieutenant for 

Buckinghamshire (Commander 
the Hon John Fremantle, RN). 

The Princess Anne, Mrs Mark 
Phillips, President of the Riding 
for the Disabled Association, 
subsequently visited the South 
Buckinghamshire Group 
(Chairman, Mrs D.Redfern) at 
Mill House Farm, Fulmer. 

Mrs Malcolm Wallace was in 
attendance. 

The Queen was represented 
by the Viscount Boyne (Lord in 
Waiting) at the Memorial Ser- 
vice .for. Sir Iain Sutherland 
(formerly Her Majesty's Ambas- 
sador Extraordinary and Pleni- 
potentiary at Moscow) which 
was held in the Crown Court 
Church of Scotland, Russell 
Street Covent Garden, today. 
KENSINGTON PALACE j 
October 9: The Princess of 
Wales this morning visited the 
Hospice Unit at the Hospital of 
St John and St John Elizabeth, 
60 Grove End Road, London. 

Viscountess Campden and 
Lieutenant-Commander Rich- 
ard Aylad, RN .were in 
attendance. 

October 9: The Princess~Max= 1 
garet. Countess of Snowdon, 
President of the Invalid 
Children's Aid Association, this ! 
afternoon visited Dawn House 
School, Rainwortb. and laid the 
foundation stone of the Second- 
ary School Extension. 

Her Royal Highness was re- 
ceived on arrival at East Mid- 
lands Aiiport by her Majesty's 
Lord Lieutenant for Not- 
tinghamshire (Sir Gordon 
Hobday). 

The Princess Margaret. 
Countess of Snowdon travelled 
in an aircraft of The Qneeu's 
Flight. 

Her Royal Highness was pre- 
sented this evening- at a Perfor- 
mance by the Genual Ballet of 
China held at Sadler’s Wells. 

The Hon Mrs Whitehead was 
in attendance. 

October 9: The Duke of 
Gloucester, Patron. Bulldog 
Manpower Services Limited, 
this evening opened the Ilderton 
Motor Protect at 80 Edward 
Street. London, SE8. 

Lt-Col Sir Simon Bland was 
in attendance. 

YORK HOUSE 

October. 9:. The. Duke of Kent 



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Saleroom 


a crown 


The Greek Embassy - dis- 
patched a representative to 
Sotheby's yesterday to buy a 
awn. It. cost him £19,600 
(estimate £6,000 to £8,000) 
and goes bade to Greece as a 
national treasure. 


By Geraldine Norman, Safe Room Correspondent 
ssy dis- a Gttie.firm of iroafbsndexs terday. I 



It is a gold lame! wreath 
made by Ffclize m about 1920 
and bears a dedicatory inscrip- 
tion, to a great, Greek prime 
minister, Eleftberion 
Veabetoo, who was elected in 
1906. 


_Tfce inscription reads *To 
the best of the-Greeks from all 
the rest of the Greeks". 


a little, firm of irotxfbsndexs 
called RJHimt ami Co since 
the nineteenth century. 

The panting made a record 
£23,000. There had been 
plenty of interest from New 
Zealand fait was bought by a 
London-deakr. 

The threat 1 of -sanctions 
against South Africa and the 
weakness of sterling have pm 
a new ' sparkle into the di- 
amond market Sotheby’s was 
left gasping yesterday after a 
morning jewel sate, which saw 
prices, running for beyond 
presale estimates. 


today, however. A 532 carat 
tircriarcnt diamond; mounted 
as .a ring, sold , for £63£00 
(estimate £204)00 ttr £30,000) 
while the top price- In the -sale, 
tfae£110,000 paid foraCartier 
raby and diamond ring, afsd 
doubled the presale estimate. 


OBITUARY 

MR CANDIDO JACUZZI 
To fame and fortune 
with hydromassage 


s 1 11' 

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1 




The price nnderfooed the 
present popularity of Btmnese 
rubies. It works ont at about 
$30,000 a-carat, more tosutyon 

would expect for a, good white 
diamoad bf-coinpxnfole size, 
according to Sotheby's. 

The sale fotafed £1,096^60 
with 2 percent left unsold. 


A smile from the Princess of 
Wales on a visit yesterday to 
the hospice at the Hospital 
of St John and St Elizabeth, 
St John's Wood, London. 


, .There was another national 
teeasrae, this. time for New 
Zealanders, locked away in a 
Boardman'S; auction • in Clare 
Town Hall in Suffolk on 
Wednesday. 

It was a panoramic view of 
New Zealand with Maori fig- 
ures by Charles Bkwofidd and 
dated to 1885. The Stanfields, 
who came from Suffolk, were 
very friendly with a family 
railed Hunt »mi this painting 
had hung in the board room of 


A rfiamond santmr made by 
the famous jewellers, Van 
Qeef_and Arpels, in. about 
1925 sold for £9*600 against 
an estimate of £25,000 to 
£30,060. 


The . value of jemls can 
naaBy be forecast wito some' 
accuracy since ft depends 
essentially on the size and 
quality of the stones; snefa a 
discrepancy is more than, un- 
usnaL . 


Sp ipk*s .com auction .attoe 
Cavendish- Hotel tm Wednes- 
day mtaheted a strong.oratia- 
gent of American buyers and 
totalled £446,482 with 15 per 
cent-left unsold. 


It was not so anasual yes- 


- An 1889 tone dollar piece 

secured' £4,620 (estimate 
£2,200 to £1.500) and an 
American adketor carried off 
a penny froartbe Exetra mint 
dating from the reign of Cnut 
(10l£lO35) at £LA40 (es- 
timate £906 to £1,200). 


Birthdays today 

Mr Winston S. Churchill, MP, 
46: Sir Colin Coroess, SS; Mr 
Charles Dance, 40. Mr Ted 
Edgar. 51; Miss. Helen Hayes. 
86: Lord Kin craig, 68: Professor 
JJ3- Large. 56; Viscount Mac- 
millan of Ovenden, 43; Mr 
Charles Madge. 74; Dr Roger 


Manvel l, 77; Mr Daniel Massey. 
53; Mr Brian Oakley. 59; Mr 
Nicholas Parsons, 58; the Right 
Rev K.H. Pillar. 62: Mr Harold 
Pinter, 5&. Sir John SteWrings. 
62; Mr Frank H. Taylor,.79; Mr 
G-F-M-P. Thompson. 76; Mr 
Ben Vctpcp. 40. ■" 


Forthcoming 

mar riage 

MrCAJLWIlls 
and Lady. Katharine Meade 
The engagement is announced 
between Christopher, son of toe 
Hon VJUL Wills, of Litchfield, 
Hampshire, and toe Hon Mrs 
Henry Douglas-Home, of Old 
Greenlaw,. Berwickshire, and 


Katharine, daughter of toe Earl 
and Countess of Cfanwilliam, of 
Rai'oscorabe Park, 

Marlborough. . 


Reception 


Chelsea Society 


Mr R. HMcM w 
and MinAM. Thomas 
The engagement is announced 
between Robert elder son of Sir 


The Mayor and Mayoress of “d La & J}?** 1 ™** 


Kensington and Chelsea at- 
tended a reception given by the 
Chelsea Society at 4 Cheyne 
Walk yesterday to launch the 
charity auction, in aid of toe 
funds of the Chelsea Physic 
Garden, and to celebrate toe 
diamond jubilee of the society. 
Mrs Lesley Lewis,- chairman of 
toe society, gave an address. 


Mellon Mead, near 
Woodbridge, Suffolk, and Anne, 
elder daughter of Sir Michael 
and Lady Thomas. 


Mr ILA^Fox 
awTMfcs ML BaOdn 
The' engagement . ». announced 
between Robert, son ! of Jo- 
sephine Bergbanm, of London, 
and toe Eate Bernard Fox, and 
Maxine, daughter of David and 
Ruth Bahtin, of Manchester. 

Mr S. Hodgson 
and Miss AH. Plffiag 
The engagement is announced 
between Stephen, younger son 
of Major and Mis George E 
Hodgson, of Cove; Hampshire, 
and Alison, daughter of Mr and 
Mrs Stephen D. Pilling, of 
Chandlers Ford, Hampshire. 
Captain G& Lambert 
aad Miss SJ. Latham 
The engagement is announced 
between Charles. Lambert, The 
Queen's Regiment, son of Colo- 
nel CG. Lambert of Newport 
Isle of Wight and Mrs D.M. 
Renshaw, of Beddingham, Sus- 


Memorial service 


today visited the BBC Monitor- 
ing Service, Caversharn Park, 
Reading, and, as Vice-Chuir- 


Dfnner 


man or the British Overseas 
Trade Board, opened a new 
factory for MOP Electronic 
Materials Ltd in Wokingham. 

Captain Michael Campbell-- 
Lamerton was in attendance. 

The Duchess of Kent, 1 
Controller Commandant today 
received Brigadier Shirley Nield 
on her assuming the appoint- 
ment of Director, Women's 
Royal Army Corps, and Briga- 
dier Helen Meechie on her 
relinquishing the appointment 


Latest wills 


Professor Ralph Coder, of 
Charing. Kent professor emer- 
itus of denial surgery at London 
University, left estate valued at 
£292,053 net. 

Mr Reginald Stanley Young, of 
Northwood. theatrical producer 
and former MP for Islington 
North, left £108,312 net 
Irene Selina Muller, of Hamp- 
ton upon Thames, left £285,209 
neL After personal bequests 
totalling £9.900. her home and 
effects she left toe residue for toe 
building fund of toe Roman 
Catholic Church ofSt Theodore, 
Hampton. 

Mrs Muriel Doreen Charter j 
Sparrow, of Kirkby le So ken, 
Essex, left £466.303 net She left 
her entire estate equally between 
the Animal Health Trust to 
benefit its small animals section, 
the Royal College of Surgeons 
and the Royal College of Vet- 
erinary Surgeons Trust Fund. 


Royal College 


Company of Actuaries 
The Company of Actuaries held 
a dinner at Staple Inn Hall 
yesterday. The Master, Mr M. 
Lander, presided and the prin- 
cipal guest and speaker was Mr 
R.W. Abbott, Master of toe 
Ironmongers’ Company. Mr 
M.H- Field, President of tbe 
Institute of Actuaries, Mr G.H. 
Ross Goobey and the Rev 
Victor Stock also spoke. Tbe 
> Master of tbe City of London 
Solicitors' Company, the Presi- 
dent of toe Faculty of Actuaries 
and tbe Secretary-General of toe 
Institute of Actuaries were 
among others present 


Mr D.S.O. Alabaster 
aad Miss F.M. Daniell 
Tbe engagement is. announced 
between Simon, sod. of Mr and 
Mrs R.B.O. Alabaster, of 
Lymingtxm, Hampshire, and. 
Felicity. -da ugh ter of Major and 
Mrs R.T..S: Daniell, . of 
Redlyndi, Wiltshire. • . 


sex, and Sarah, daughter of Mr 
MJ. Latham, of Putney, 


Mr TJjG. Bennett 
! and Mbs T.E. Wyatt. 

Tbe engagement is announced 
between Timothy John Go niter, 
son of Mr and Mrs John D.G. 
Bennett, of Welwyn, Hertford- 
shire, and Toni Elizabeth, elder 
daughter of Mr and Mrs Peter 
D. Wyatt,, of Hinckley. 
Leicestershire. 


The new academic year of the 
Roual College of Art opened this 
week with Lord Gowrie taking 
over from Sir Hugh Casson as 
provost 

The new chairman of the 
council is Dr Alex Reid, chair- 
man of. Octagon Investments. 
Sir Terence Conran, who re- 
signed as a member in 1981, 
rejoins the counciL 

Other appointments indude: 


Service dinner 


RAF Bentley Priory 
The Chief of the Air Staff and 
Lady Craig and Sir Austin and 
Lady Pearce were the principal 
guests at a ladies guest night 
neld at RAF Bentley Priory 


Mr J. McN. Boyd - - - -• 

and Miss MX. Gibson 
The jeng^ement. is announced 
between.John;- younger son of 
Mr and Mrs Archie Boyd, of 
Pephurst Farm. Loxwooa, Sus- 
sex. and Mary Claire, youngest 
daughter of the late Major 
Creagh Gibson and of Mis 
Creagfa Gibson, of Glenburn 
Hall, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire: 


yesterday. Air Vice-Marsbal-Mi- 
chael Stear, Air Officer 


chae| Stear, Air Officer 
Commanding, No i 1 Group, 
presided and .Sir Austin pro- 


Mr D-MJX Cxnnkhael 
ami Miss RA. Lean 
The engagement is announced 
between Dominic, eldest son of 
Mr and Mrs David Carmichael, 
of Boxted, Essex, and Rosemary 


Other appointments include; 
Bob Godfrey, Misiting professor 
of animation; Richard Taylor. 


rented a painting by Mr Frank Ann, daughter ofMaJorahd Mrs' 
Woo non to mark toe introduce John Lean, of Bores. Suffolk. " 


head of tbe department of 
animation: Iain Sinclair, visit- 
ing professor of industrial de- 
sign; Stephen Pardy, head of 
department of industrial design; 
Paul Huxley, professor of paint- 
ing; Frank Height, professor 
emeritus: Dr Martin Scurr, coF 
lege doctor. Dr Jane ReffelL 
associate college doctor. 


Woonon to mark toe introduce John-Lean; of Bures, Suffolk, 
lion into service' of the Tornado 

Air Defence Fighter Aircraft. MrSJVCatfle - • Stanley Walton, of Marlow, 

The other guests included Air aad Miss-&£. Dowler Buckinghamshire. 

Marshal and Mrs BJ. Jackson, The engagement is announced MrETX Troagheon 
Mr and Mrs LR. Yates and Mr between Simon, elder son of and Miss FJE. Reynolds 
Frank Woonon. Wing Commander and Mrs The engagement is announced 

Hie Princess of Wales. Presi- b f^ e L, Edwa ^ 5011 

dent of Dr Bamanin's. will rmen camunagesture, and -Bartara, of Captain and Mrs James 

BBaafiaKar ja essaaswa 

oao^3. 

and Miss SXJ. Suiuugi . Bam ton, Edinburgh. 

The: engagement is announced MJ)m waiboum, 

between Simon John, eldest son JmS” • •- " ^ 

and Miss S£. Lindsay 

Georgina, youngest daughter Mr 
and Mn LA. Rumsey, of 
Theydon Mount, Essex. 


MJ. Latham, of Putney, 
London, and Mrs P.H. 
Bruinham, of Lower Chute, 
Hampshire. 

Mr P.EJF. Ley 
aad Mbs K.T. Nell 
Tbe engagement is announced 
between Phillip, only son of Mr 
and Mis Frank Ley, of 
Abingdon, Oxford, and Kim 
Theresa, eldest daughter of Mrs 
P. Neil, and the late Mr AJ. 
Nefl, of Burnham, Berkshire. 
FUghS-UentEBant A.G. Selby- 
Green 

and Miss CX. Deacon 
The eng ag ement is announced 
between Alan, elder son of Mr 
JobnSetby-Green, of Ticehnrst, 
and 'the late. Mis Joy Selby- 
Green; .and Caroline, younger 
daughter of the late Mr Michael 
Deacon and Mrs Jocelyn Dea- 
cSS, — Bf Dewhtirsr Lodger 
Wadbmst. ' 

Dr A.C. Stainthorpe 
aad Miss &M. Cummins - 
The engagement is announced 
between Andy, only son of Mr 
and Mis SJD. Stainthorpe, of 
Middleton-St-George, and Sa- 
rah, elder daughter of tbe Rev J. 
and Mrs Cummins, of Skybony. 
Mr G. Steventon 
and Miss CJ. Walton 
The engagement is announced 
between Garrick, son of Mr and 
Mrs Trevor Steventon, of High- 
Wycombe, and Caroline Jane, 
younger daughter ofMr and. Mrs 
Stanfey Walton, of ; Marlow, 
Buckinghamshire. 

MrLTA Troughton 
and Miss FJL Reynolds 
The e n g agtm em is announced 
between Edward, youngest son 
of Captain and Mrs James 


Sir Iain Sutherland 
The -Queen was represented By 
Viscount Boyne at a service of 
thanksgiving for tbe'iife of Sir 
Iain Sutherland held yesterday 
at toe Crown Court Church of 
Scotland, Covent Garden. Tbe 
Rev Kenneth Hughes officiated. 
Miss Elizabeth Sutherland, 
daughter, and Mr James Suther- 
land, son, read toe lessons and. 
Sir Michael Weir gave an ad- 
dress. Tbe Rev John Belding 
pronounced tbe blessing and the 
Right Rev Edward Holland, also 
re prese n ti n g , the Bishop of 
Gibraltar in Europe, was- robed 
and in the chanceL Tbe Sec- 
retary of State ta Foreign and 
Commonwealth Affairs was 
represented by Mr D.M.D. 
Thomas and toe Permanent 
Under-Secretary of State at the 
Foreign and Commonwealth : 
Office and the Diplomatic Ser- ' 
vice by Mr CW. Long. The | 


MrCandido Jacuzzi, inven- 
tor of the whirlpool bath 

which colloquially .beare his 

name, died at SuaC.t^AtTrt)- 

na. on October 7. He was 81 
He was bom, the youngest 
of seven brothers, m toe 
village ofCasara della Debzia, 
in^ne mountainous Fnuna 
region of nonb-easiem Italy. 

Besides his six brothers he also 

had six sisters. Life was harsh 
and the Jacuzzi parents emir 
grated to the Untied- States, 
settling in California. ' 

■ After working at a variety ot 

jobs the brothers set up a 
machine shop, selling a vtatiw 
products which they deagnwi 
themselves. Their first big 
success was in airscrews. They 
evolved a method of mawifi 
propellers with layers of tough 
wood, a technique which pro- 
duced excellent . results, and 
secured them a contract with 
toe infant United States Air 
Force, then growing rapidly 
with the need to provide 
squadrons for the air fighting 
over the Western front. 

In this the eldest brother, 
Rachele, provided the techni- 
cal expertise and Can dido 
guided the company in its 
expansion .from a small ma- 
chine shop to a production 
line for thousands of units. 

With the end of the war and 
a slump in demand for mili- 
tary aircraft propellers, the 
brothers turned to the wider 
aspects of design in what 
.promised to be an expanding 
market for civil aircraft. This 
led to tbdr building tbe first 
fully . enclosed cabin mono- 
plane to be flown in America 
and might have sealed their 
future in the aircraft industry, 
but for a fatal accident. 

In 1921. the Jacuzzi high- 



ing for luxury and 


and increasingly able to 
them - sales of ibis stad&L 
grew until it accounted ibr ^a 

per cent of what had^fiy t&i 
1 970s, become a multi 
dollar business, based 
lories in Mexico; " * 

Canada and Italy. 

Throughout, Candido kcm 
the commercial operataa of 
tbe company firrtly jk iuj. 
grasp, as well as 
torrent of ideas and iuoo^fb^ 
tions in the technical s pfeGT. 
shrewd businessman, he vas - 
also intensely imagmatfv^. jf 
somewhat exhausting io work 
with, from the sheeHteciradity 
of his mind. He wag a good 
judge of people, and for kw* 
served as sales and general 
manager, choosing the ngfe 
people to help hint set tipi® 
overseas operations. 

Totally Amencaakod^ be 
nevertheless retained mat# of 
the essential characteristics^ 
the Friufiano: lougfaasflhant- 
woridng. As a boss he.wBs'veiy- 
much the old-style padrone. 
With him on the faaoiy floor 
there was never any drasbt as 
to who was in charge. : .. 

In the 1 960s he retaiaed ta 

a time to Italy where beset up 
the Jacuzzi Europe fochny in 
northern Italy and renewed 
links with his regtatiTberehe 
indulged himself in viticnl- 
ture, producing a white wine, 
PiccoliL as flinty ashis a$ivt 
mountains, which h^ Ifrbdto 
keep for drinking amonghs 
friends. ■...■•*• "-V 

But even there his inven- 
tiveness could not, or. would 
not, rest. Among his sidelines 
was production of the. ntetal 
monokini, an addition t$ the 
inventory of beach wear which 
beggared all previous notions 
of scantiness, and was in 
consequence all the rage when 
it -appeared on the shapely 
posteriors of the French and/ ■ 
Italian rivieras, in recent' | 
seasons.- I 

i He is survived by his wife' 1 
Inez, and their two sons and 

daughters- 


wing monoplane crashed on 
its first test flight, killing all 
four occupants, including one 
of toe Jacuzzi brothers. 
Gioconda Mama Jacuzzi im- 
mediately interdicted any fur- 
ther participation by her 
remaining sons in this hazard- 
ous field, a ban which- drove 
them. into toe pump business. 

Racbele’s experiments -in 
fluid dynamics had suggested 
toe idea of moving water with 
water 'and this led to toe 



patenting of toe jet pump, 
initially for use in gardens. but 
applicable to a wide variety of 
functions. 

With' an infant son almost 
paralysed with rheumatoid 
arthritis, Candido Jacuzzi per- 
ceived toe possibility of using 
the water pump principle for 
hydro massage, and in the 
1950s evolved and patented 
toe whirpool bath which is 
now widely known, amply, by 
the name Jacuzzi. _ _ 

In a postwar world hungb- 



MARSHAL UU BOCHENG 


Funeral service 


Marshal Liu Bocheng, one 
of the founders of the Chinese 
People's Liberation Army and 
chief of the military staff 
during toe Long March, died 
yesterday m Peking. He was 


Mbs M-N-StreutfeiH 
The funeral service for Miss 
Nofl StreatfeHd took place at .St 
Michael's Church, Chester 


Square, on- Monday, September 
22, 1986, The Rev Teddy 
Saunders and the Rev Andrew 
Fearcon officiated. Tbe address 
was given by Lord MDes. and 
Mr lan Chapman read the 
lesson. Among those present 
were: 


• Hi 




JASMINE TEA 



Uattnat MJ>. waiboum, 
RN, 

and Mas SJL lindsay 
Tbe engagement is 'announced 
between Mark, third son' of Dr 
and Mrs AJL WBlbourn, of 
Aston. Hertfordshire, -and Su- 
san. daughter of Mr and Mrs 
J.V. Lindsay, of ComfuU-on- 
Tweed, Northumberland. 
DrS-H. Wood j 

and Mbs MJL Cntett 
The engagement is .announced 1 
between Sbnon, son of Dr and , 
Mis Harry Wood, of Beweriey. 
North Yorkshire, and Melanie, 
elder daughter of Mr and Mis 
Derek Corbett, of Abbotittone 
Road, Putney, SW1 S. 

Mr JJLG. Wright 
and FrAafobi D. von Blest 
The engagement is announced 
between John, only son of Mr 
and Mrs JJ».G. Wright, of 
Hildesheim, Germany, and 
Dorothea, daughter of Herr and 
Frau F.W. von Diest, of Coburg. 
Germany. 


Mr A.T.A. Dallas 
and Miss PXL Bennett 
Tbe engagement is announced 
between Andrew, younger son 
of Mr and Mrs J.M. Dallas, of 
Kirkby Overblow, near Harro- 
gate, North Yorkshire^and Phi- 


Oyeiblow. 


OrftJJX Flowr. ___ ’ _ 

and Miss HuA. Sinclair 
Tbe engagement, is announced 
between David, son of Mr- and 
Mrs 1LA. Flower, of West 
Wickham. Kent, and Harriett, 
elder daughter of Mr and Mrs 
W. Sinclair, of Cheltenham, 
Gloucestershire. 



. Bom in Sichuan Province in 
1894, the son: of a traveffing 
musrcian. be received an ex- 
pensive education and later 
enrolled in a military academy 
in Sichuan Province. He was a 
member of a student detach- 
ment which took part in the 
1911 revolution that over- 
threw China's last imperial 
dynasty, losing an eye and so 
earning toe nickname “The 
one-eyed dragon.” - 

He joined toe Communist 
Party, m 1926, and tbe follow- 
ing year played an important 
role in the abortive Nanchang 
uprising. He then left China 
forthe Soviet Union, where he 
studied for two years at the 
Moscow Infantry School and 
the Red Army University. 

He returned to China four 
years later and rapidly rose to 
become chief of the general 
staffin 1932. During the 1934- 
36 Long March, he command- 
ed vanguard units and 
successfully led his troops 
through very difficult terrain 


m south China. One of his 
successes was among :the 
region's hostile mountain 
Miaa tribe. It was only after 
Liu, who spoke their language, 
bad pledged friendship with 
the tribal chief that the Miao 
allowed the communist forces 
to pass unhindered: " 

- During toe Second World 
War be commanded a divi- 
sion of the communist forces s 
in the war against Japan. and 
jointly led .toe 2nd Field Ariny 

- with toe present Chinese V- 
leader, Deng Xiaoping > 
against toe Nationalists. 

After the war he was elected D 
to toe Party Central Commit- 
tee. Two years later he led an ' 
army of 100,000 across the 
Yellow River, and in' 1948 
played a major .part in defeat- 
ing toe Kuomintang forces 
Chiang Kai-shek, m ; south 
China. - ; 

He was appointed marshal y 
in 1955 and was elected fo the 
Politburo the following yea-. ■ i 

Due to near blmdn^s, Uo 
ceased, to take part in public 
functions after his re-election / 
to the Politburo in 19T7, and 
ill-health caused him to resign 
all his posts in 1982^ ...' ■'•CL 

He is survived by his wife 
and their six children. . 




MISS CHERYL CRAWFORD 


Church news 




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By John Newell 



A robot that can dioose any 
component it wants from a 
storage bin of mixed objects 
bas been developed, by a 
British research centre. The 
automaton has been given a 
highly developed sense of 
tench to match Us artificial 
vision. 

The tactile sensor developed 
by the Microelectronics 
Applications Research In- 
stitute of Newcastle upon Tyne 
will enable a production-tine 
robot assembling a 
carburetter, for example, to 
pick the right component out 
of a bag of assorted parts, 
using only its sense of teach. 

The institute is a consortium 
formed by Newcastle Univer- 
sity, Newcastle Polytechnic 
and CAP, a commercial soft- 
ware company. 

Hie robot they have devel- 
oped can nse the same teach 
sense to select toe wanted 
component . from a moving 
conveyor belt- -' 

When tinmans pick np and 


handle objects such as pencils 
or rulers, ora hand is giddied 
nearly all the way by ora sense 
of sight and of the position of 
our Arm and hand. Bnt toe 
final approach and . tbe actual 
grasping is graded by teach, 
which also enables a Mind- 
folded man to distingnish one 
object from another, that is 
sense which has now been 
made available to robots. 

Their finger-tip sensor has 
over L.000 mutate transducers, 
pressure sensors each contain- 
ing piezoelectric crystals 
which continually transform 
toe pressure on each sensor 
into a proportional electric 
current The 1,000-odd era- 
rents. representing differential 
pressures over the surface of a 
sensor are continually scanned 
by a microprocessor, which 
passes its data to another 

processor. 

That converts the data into 
the electronic- equivalent of a 
Mmdfokled man's mental im- 
age of an object he is holding 


and manipulating. 

A robot with this tactile 
sense is taught to pick toe 
correct component out ofa bag 
or off a production fine by first 
being given the right object to 
boH.wfifle it stores tbe rele- 
vant information in its 
memory. 

Yhr institute developed the 
system as the leader of & team 
including the West German 
Institute of Production 
Automation and the Greek 
University of Patras, sup- 
ported’ by toe EEC Esprit 
programme. 

Work commissioned under 
Esprit is intended to get 
member countries working to- 
gether on high-technology 
projects; by combining re- 
sources they should match the 
efforts of Japan rad die 
United States. 


Source: Bob Sagdea, director of 
operations, Mari - Advanced 
Microelectronics Ltd, 32 
Grainger Park Road, Newcastle 
mum Tyne. NE4 8RY. • 


Miss Cheryl Crawford, vet- 
eran American theatre direc- 
tor and producer, died in New 
York on October 7. She was 
84: 

Besides producing Broad- 
way smash hits like Brigadoon 
(1948). she put her energies at 
toe disposal of non-commer- 
cial theatre as, variously, ac- 
tor. director and organiser. 
She also staged toe American 
premieres of modern Europe- 
an classics like Brecht's Moth- 
er Courage and her Children 
and Max Frisch's Andorra. 

She . was bom in Akron, 
Ohio, on i September 24, 1902. 
Her earliest ambition was to 
become- a missionary, but in 
her teens this was superseded 
by an infatuation with toe 
theatre after she had tasted 
success as Lady Macbeth in a 
local amateur production. 

She went to New York 
where, in 1922, she joined the 
Theatre Guild as a secretary 
But she was soon acting and 
helping on toe production 
side. From 1928 to 1930 she 
was the company's casting 
manager. 

She was also one of toe 
moving spirits in toe evolu- 
tion of Group Theatre, which 
based itself on toe Moscow 
Art Theatre and the 
Stanislavsky Method. It ini- 
tially operated under Theatre 
Guild aegis, but in 1931 Miss 
Crawford joined Harold 
Ourman and Lee Strasbure as 
founders of an independent 
enterprise. -She - directed - a 


number of productions for H, 
beginning with Paul Green’S 
The House of Connelly (1931). 

Her first independent pro- 
duction was All - the Living, 
which she staged at the Fulton 
Theatre in 1938, and she went 
on to present a host of plays, 
ranging from hit musicals' to 
modern drama. 

Another big success besides 
Brigadoon was Lerner and 
Loewe's Paint Your WaggQK 
and she numbered four Ted- 
' nessee Williams plays -among 
them - Sweet Bin of Youth - 

among her credits. 

But her instinct, as she 
admitted, could err. She^r 
turned down Williams's Cat * 
on a Hoi Tin Roo f, West Side 
Story and .Arthur Miller’s 
Death (f a Salesman 
depressing.” she said, when 
she read it). 

In 1946 she founded the 
American Repertory Theitre 
with Eva Le Gallieime and 
Margaret Webster, and from 
1947 was involved with Meth- 
od-based Actors' Studio, 
founded by Elia . Kazan. In 
1950 she became one of the 


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e was also one of toe directors of the Anta play , - 
^ series, produced annually by 7- 

? ?r Up ^ American National Tbe- 

i uselF on toe Moscow ater and Academy. 

isfav^kJ l MfThS3 d it - he , Chcr > 1 Crawford was 
! T 1 " known 10 her contemporaries 

•* 311 indomitable character. 
SfJSF* SUfJL Ml , s ? Frora a midwest background 
d she carved herself a' niche in 
35 toe history of contemporary 
JiJL 1 " independent American theatre through her 
pnst -She - directed - a persistence and flair.* - TV-— 



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fochara Stuart ^ewfen. a Bfm - 
jJ^General 

October !sL to Valerie 
nw Ptckeni aim Roger, a daughter - 
Loi7 * a - ****** 

arrtmS 0 " loJaflS (mfe 

wjSSS* ra£i?£ co,nu awH - ou - 

**££J-ETT , On 27th September. lo p»- 
JT* 0 ®- 'rae Sheraton) and Gay a 

sr&isr"" jowtrtune -* 

0° October 2 nd, to Prtseflla 
!{!? £>«*• *™1 John- a son. Alexan- 
der jam**. Ian. * • 

MeMEILACE • On 8 tti October, at the 
FrancD-Bnttttj Hospital. Paris, lo Pa- 
tricia me* Nichotsi and Michael, a 
son. Paul Ross. - . 

**ALL ■ On 9th October, at Ashby -de- 
la 2oucti Hospital, to Caroline wife of 
Alexander NalL a daughter. 

PANOS • On October 5th, in Madrid lo 
Miranda inee Knowles) and Pablo, a 
daughter. Sara Siobhan. a aster for 
Qh r ' Lucas 

PARK ■ On the am October 1986. to 
Diane and Philip, a daughter. Laura 
Etuabe ih 

WthtRO ■ On September 19th. to 
Margot and John, a daughter. Clare. 
SILJK, On 9lh October 1986. ai The 
Portland Hospital. Wl to Hilary (nte 
■Jackson* and Donald, a daughter. 
Polly Georgina Charlotte. easier for 
James 

SMS-WILLIAMS - On October 8lh. ai 
the Middlesex Hospital. London, to 
Ursula me* Seton -Watson) araiNictt- 
olas. a daughter. Jennifer Helen 
.Scion. ; ‘ 

TREVOR-JONES ■ On October SUt. tp 
Roly * nee Law) and Hugh.' 'a - son. 
Ham Hugh. ... 

WEST - On 26th Semember. 1986, at 
■he AI Zahra HosoiiaL Sharia. UAE. 
to Virginia inee Burke) and Alan, a 
daughier. Eleanor Rachel Mary. 
WORSSAM - On September 30th. lo 
Coraiie and Sunon. a daughter. 
Katrina Jean, a sister for Caarandm- 


MARRIAGES 



Kj^i.O 


DCKBY : RHMWELL -TT^e -Marriage 
_ look Place on October Athin thiLaKe 
▼ District or Mr Tim Denbr-and'Msa 
Georgia Ridgwea. younger dau g hter 
of Mr and Mrs R C RWflweO... 
COULD: COUtDREY - on, Saturday 
?7th September 1986 at the Old Pm- 
are Mayfield, Sussex! beftaheAtMc 
Robert Gould, son of Mator Onerat 
and Mrs JC Gould of UcKflekL Sus- 
sex and Miss Katherine. Couldrex 
elder daughter of Mr and Mrs JA 
CouidJpy of Karen. -Kenya. - 
NASH MUCHElX-BiMES The mar- 
nage look place, on October 4th at 
North Salem. New York between- Mr 
David J Nash, only son of Mr and 
Mrs H J Nash, of Worth Matravers.' 
Dorset and Miss Lucy C MBdien-ln- 
nes only daughter of the laic Mr and 
Mrs A P MllchetMnnes of Albury. 
Hertfordshire, both '* *& *:** 
Street. New t ork; New \ ork J0123. 
Untied States. - 


DEATHS 


3 


jUtCKER-MVtS October 6tlC suddeh: 
lv at Rotnemeld prays. Leslie of 
At>bc\ Ufe Assurance. Kind and 
much toved friend of Sue. 
irussed by tus many Wends. Prh-ale 
Funeral Memorial Service In Lon- 
don date to be announced. Friends 
£ telephone R. SaKec Abbey Life 
01 2&8 8801 

BRADFORD - On October 7th. at 
Me nv bland. Robert Danby. beloved 
husband of Alice, anddearty toved 
lather of Harriet. Robui- and An- 
iraw Private Funeral, tamtty 
levers only. Memorial Service lo be 
held later ■ 1 

BurwiN ■ On October Sth. -after , a 
mvm-i ithiess- Emily W oTJteiley- 
On Thames. Oxon 
CN Brcwuv MC iRcdrtd) andmutner 
of Charles Cremauon d MM 

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E*»r ™>im5 spn.. a.mucB 

■“r 1 ■?“!!?■ S" 7 . 3 ? ST’S 

5 %StrarKss 

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1 LS? 0 < 2 ? b e«u>- aRerashort 
Henderson of cadogan 
93 BaoradhS- 
^eChmona Hilda and 
tfear lather oT Vickie. Funeral Ser- 
'^^^fWdto'Oapbrr ua»at 2 .is 
Creen Crematorium. 

- On October 7th. Au- 
«ret*c. of Oongrasbury. Aeon, aged 
61 years.' Win be sadty missed by an 
■hK family and idepda. Foocxsa S«r, 
J*e . at -Weston. Super Mara 
^YnkMortum: Thursday 16th Ochv 
-I 1 - 30 »"■ Ftowers or 
donattons for tlieBrlhsh HeartFoup. 
daiton. c/o R.& Rawiings Ltd. 
Fmwar ntreaots. -cievedon. Tel 
0272 873210. • • 

■fcCOLL": t)n Ooober 6. 1986. peace- 
fatty, at The Royal Victoria Hospital. 
Bournemouth, afler a short UUhjs, 
Deeaor Mary Alice, wife of the late 
John Rutherford McCoH. Dearly 
loved mother of Tony Motoswonti 
and devoted, and adored Granny of 
Jamwand Hartev- Funeral Sen-ice 
at Bournemouth Crematorium -cat 
Friday. October 17 at 2 . US. mil. 
.Family flowery otty: - 
**•*¥ --On TihOctober. peacefully. 
a< Chase Farm- Hospital. Dr, Mino 
MlStry. .Bekwed husband. of HlUa. 
-loving fitter of Serab and Nivfe and 
dear falber-ln-taw and grandpa of 
wotner. Nadia and Andrew. A ded) 
rated doctor for over SO yean in 
Edflwnion. We extend oar grahtode 
to Ihe dooooi and fltsses of the hos- 
pttal for their ran* attentton- 
F unend. Si. Maryiebone Crematori- 
um. East End Road. N2. 12 . 00 soon 
Saturday tint October. - - 
MCHJESWORTH - Sw McCOLL- 
HAPtER - On October 8 th. peac**attF- 

Audrey. dearly toued wife of the late 

COL WLS. (BUD Naptcr. Memonal 
Service al St. Bafehed^ .Church* 
North Berwick. Monday 13Ux Octo- 
ber 3mn. June. Lnuua 8c Etsiedr 
wetamw all (riehos to the Service £ 
aBenvards -al- the Marine Hotel 

No rt h Berwhac. - - 

PHKJJPPS-TKBr . Ot> October Tib 
1986: pracefoDy In Torquay.' Kbth- 
-ieen Letitta to. her, 92nd year, 
(formerly of Rowley RomL Tor* 
-maty). Requiem Mass at Our Lady 
Help of ChrWttan* and SI Dcob. St 
Marychnrcb. Tonway aa wednee- 
day October 16th atiOa.ro. foitowed 
bylnlermenL nowers.ifdesiradJBay 
be sent toToctw and Distnct Funer- 
al Service. Wedgwood. Torauav. 
MP.' 

PtPfcJt - On 7fli October 1986. as a 
resalt of an acctdenL Jennifer Ph.D 
aged 29 yrs beloved wire of Ian Piper 
Ph.D. 11 Shepherds Row. Retiboum 
- Herts. Youngest daughter of Mr and 
Mrs J Clare, Rawegfr Dear ulster of 
RatnpQ and Anne. Funeral servtcr 
at St Maohs. Redboum bn ' wednes* 
day.XSth October at 1 pju.; fOUowed 
.by cremation at West Herts Cremator 
rmnL GatsBDn ai 2 um. -• • 

ICAlE -On Octo 6 er Ttt 19e£v«oSe May 
De- Thierry) forraerty of Wauhbfll 
St. Rye. Aged ^3.'Rek>v-ed mother or 
Cvntbta. grandmother of Vtrgmia 
and Timothy. Great grandmother of 
Joshua. Paid, and Daniel- Rebecca 
and B en i a min. Crethatton ai Ouches- 
ter Crematorium. Monday October 
13th at 2 pan. 

REYMOND - On -Saturday 27tti Sep- 
tember 1986. suddenly. Dr. Eve uifce 
Jdmkova) of Manchester UnivenUy. 
PapynUoglst. AI the Chuxmn Hnspl- 
taL Oxford. The Funeral Service has 
taken place . 

SMITH On OCttiOB. 7th 1986.. at 
'Exmouth . 1 Margaret 1 tMadgn In her 
, 9 ik year, formerly: or.Tgrranhtm 
(NSW Australia). -Tcutfumi. and. 
Budlefgb Salterron. Lnvod^mUof.Er- 
'nesL! .VWflUam . and ■ I raaOgold 
-Pafeenhanv Walsh ^Service aL Exeur- 
’CronBtoriuiiL'Wedneriay October 
~15th ar2.16 pdL Flowers u.Messfh 
Ows * Son. Exmouttt, Devon. . 
TOTMAN -.On' 7th October: 1986- in 
IwsudaL Gilbert Roes, aged 71 years. 
Cremation to be held at Cambridge 
City Crematorium, on Tuesday 14th 
October at 1030am. Family flowers 
only, donattons If desired, for the 
Welwyn Hatflekl Hospice Cara-Ser- 
vice. C/o. CA Nethercott And Sou 
Lid. -tSOXttrkes; Lane. Pottere Bar - 
TO -.0707 32288. . - . .. J 

WARNER - On KhOCWbef. peacefully 
.toheriAep. after a-lpqgTirave Tight. 
Jenslfer--JaM (Jay). nOe- Hottanan. 
*w»s mw3t wed-.by .«. .wWq- 

knew -her. €e)>«1ce-te%a0anh' Wdi 
October, at Ra n dct sha m Qraitb. fat* 
-lowed. - hy private .deshalton. 
Enaulrtes to. John Weir. 130 HUi 
St HalnlUft Wrtf - ’-'cl 


? :MEMO«ttAL'SER WES •- 


BABJEY ■ .A memorial service of 
TSanksgJVtng. rorvteTUe'ar Dr. Rob- 
ed Hayward Bailey, lale of Aden. 
Ealing and Freeport.- Bahamas, wtn 
be held In the church of St. Lawrence 
Jewry-next -Gull rihall London EC2. 

on Octo ber' 1 7th at 230 pjm- 
■UTTERinCK - A Memorial Sendee 
for -Desiree BgnerwldLyrfU be held 
to Eton' Conege Ciapet: on Friday 
21. <3 NdVefqbenM'230 PJJL - . 

WNHMNU.UEUJO - A Memorial Ser- 
vice, win -be; held at .Oriel .CQDege 
Ompcl-on Sahpitoy.'^t- October. 
:l’386,at3pnt tor t^Lpr^po Mlqto-. 
■Paluetto.-. .Reader ,tn Jtedieyal. 
Philosophy : Honorary FeDdw;-- - 
MBMO* PALUELLQ - A MsnoslalSepr 
vice will .be- held to. Oriel Coflrge- 
ChapeL Oxford, 'on Saturday l8lh 
October 1986. af-3'pjn. for Dr. 
Loraoo Mtato - Palneflo. Reader in 
Medieval Phlkwnfty- Honorary 
Fellow. 

SHACKLETDN . . A L . Memorial 
Servkefor Professor Robert Shackle- 
ton. CJLE win be Jwki on Saturday. 
6th Decentber al 230 p.m. in the 
University Church, of St Mary the 
virgin. Oxford. 

TROWER- A Service or ThanksgMbg, 
Ax- the life of Lady Trower,-wlU- lake 
place at SL James' (OKU Church. 
Stanslearf Abbots:--: adjoining 
Stosnaf Bury .on Friday. tTth Oc- 
tober At 3 P-UL i" • 


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loving memory of a wonderful hus- 
band who dfed on October lOUi 1983 
in Kingston Hospital. To you who so 
enriched life with your kindness and 
concern for others, my low and grat- 
itude. Georgina- 

STACY - GJadjrcEmOy. wboffled IQth 
October 1980. W fasvtng memory 
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Mm tiMUn only. Tel ai 748 6927 si 
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stated house. Drib wasasr. wjvriinu 
martune. CH. gacdril. £&Q/55 me Iri 
Ol 994 BO 06 .- - • . .. 

CLAPMAM. SOUTH PnMumnl n/s fe- 
male to snare 29 yr old merchant 
' banKPr-isiunauE house tMoswsiMK. 
(.73-1800 nn/wkeno . 


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Roto Paul Ol 871 3695 
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snare tone mod. (un. Flat. Own 
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SM Ol 989 5491. 313 BromWOn 
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road. £65 pw. Mature profe s sional 
warned to snare p lea se ' phone 328 
7092 untswerpheme available) 

MABM VALE. Prof M/F sfwre large mod 
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Those ItllM- C75 pw -Tel Ol 723 0303 
tOnw) OI 286 3189 (Eves) 

OOUTH HEN WS Prol female stir, fee 2 bed 
hunm nm with 1 other tow filled krt A 
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602 9235 

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nous IUN -O/r- Ch C40 pw met Tel 
388 1100 Jt 2«9 1 Wor hi / 879 3480 
■Homei ■ 

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sive Sun businessman. TM: Ol 588 
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river O/r £260 pm BU HkV Tol 362 
7522 laTtcr 7nmi 

CtBSWKK. Store arch M ects comforlabie 
house iCrar lube. £22fipcm fxd. TH: 
995 6249. 

CLAPHAM Common Batterswa. Shr Me. 
vrry Ige Iwm dMe no. prof only 
L70pw 01 228 6051 
PARSONS BREEN Prof M/F share Mk 
uai. o/r. TV me. S/Faanggda £60 pw 
Exd Tel fU 731:2762 afwc 5ora. 
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>oiih uaicohy .-Share home cszoormt. 
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SWlp Young Urol rational frmaiett share: 
-toikfiry-naL. own 6 C<Lowa Bain. £50 tree 
■etu TM 01 871-3844.- -- 
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Tel London 01 636 5000. Manehrtler 
061 832 2000 Air Travel Advdory 
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Ol 402 4262/0062 . , 

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LA £349 Toronto C279 NatroM C329 
Sydney C759 AurWaod C749 Dartair 
130 Jermyn SueeLOl 839 714* 
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jirms A Xmas avpd- 4Ho Rais'. Cerm*- 
;n "Jl Swiis Ir £69 Peier Pan Ol 4?i 

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ABTA 3483X - : 

JMSf FARES WORLDWIDE USA. S. 
Amerira. Mid and 'Fir East? S Afnnv 
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081-1 A&TV 

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ROME lmooo £99 Frankfuri Parts £60. 

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BOSTON £149 £298 

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hare obt £390 Svaney £Tt >0 

Cauo £230 AurVUnC £786 

LOOM £300 Hong Koftfl £560 

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Nairobi 

C32S 


£42C 

Jft*bura 

£460 

Bangkok 

£335 

Cauo 

£206 

•katmanou 

C<v*t 

DM /Bern 

C335 

Rangoon 

£3K 

Hang Kong 

C5IO 

Camilla 

£«5 


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wmler Call Ol 749 7*49 for your 
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Cl SO TWOI 309 7070* 0622677071. 
CrIUC HOtotori. AMM >772. 

CA M I MI - • . Lanxarwe - . 4>verto del 
,Ormen. Htoh Manthred MM with pool 
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tlOdwrit. S/C unern trora C24». •0925) 
778344 Tlmuuay -HoUtayi. ABTA 
A roc 1107 

CAHA WOT - Lanmrotr. Puerto del 
Carmen. Mtah ilandard apt* with pool 
avadaMe trom 30/10 Tepertle 28/10 
■ 10 caytL S/C pnres from CN». >0923) 
778344. Tlmswav Hobday*. ABTA 
ATOL 1107 

CORFU Baraain*- OeauiHul del villa* nr 
btarn 2-6 an Cl 99 1 wk. £229 2 wk*. 
Abo Malta 4 Ouruy Gal/HTow. Pan 
World Hobday* Ol 734 2562. 
MgCF. LiwoHi Wand*, cheap nigtus. 
vUta rental* rte Zn* Hot*. Ol 434 

1647 AIOL AUO 

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8.11 16-18 Ort Srranta 0705-860814“ 
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grtxun R INC- FOP A DtAL! Ado outer 
amaangiy mw pnm' darting al £59. 
ad for a ropy of our pumper brochure. 
-*OI> 785 9999 AMa 69256 AIM 1383. 


SKI HTETNENDAZ wflft Ml. Fort and 
verneer ttfla. l bedroom flat, sleeps 
4/5 . avatlMc most dales. M 0223 
576331. 

SKI BEACH Vlltas. Switzerland. 
France. Andorra & the Italian Dole, 
roue* al unheal able gnees A 
generous group dttrounto. Rmguson 
102231 311113 ABTA I41BX ATOL 
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to FREE* Rma u* lor drlaHft 01 2*4 
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MS FROM SKI LES Aim VerMer. 
Menoene. Lillar*. Meoete Comfort, ser- 
vice. great, skiing. Phone 01 602 9766. 
BERGURCL Top Resort. Coach or 
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Purrs from C59 ABTA. Brochure: Ol 
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DOMEST1C/CATERING 

SITUATIONS 35 


GREEK Family regwre* Cnpan nanny 
for 5 tear old oui. Lite lu Suburb of 
Aiwm nun i year Salary feenonaMe 
References and CVs required. Please 
ronlarlMrS Oiraiopher 01 355 8691 


BRAKED In Pond Place. The English 
restaurant id Chelsea. Full & p a rtlme 
professional silver service staff re- 
au) red far unmediaie start in 
Chelsea's premier EngUsh restau- 
rant. Salaries m excess or £ 10.000 
pa- Tel Cambell Porter for an imme- 
diate Interview. 01 584 4655 

OVOMUtt au pair agency 87 Regenl 
SU«H London Wl Tel *39 6530. 
t KTO vprw B Also m nehn/anma 
lemp/perm 

CHALET OHILS *6U0M M Ctalel 
MOfrinr 6 Ravenswcod Park, 
torthwood Middx HAS 3 PR 


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LONDON 


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lECNETAMES Mr ArrhUeefe 5 Ora «B* 
rrs Pmnanrnt 5 lemporbtv POPUnm. 
A MSA Somalia Rer Cons. Ol 73o 
0532 


NORTH OF THE 
THAMES 


RMHUHtY Hekis. 15 mins WCK End 
i cuy. 4 bed luxury house with con- 
servalory& sunny garden. £170.000 
ono. 01 226 4410 dm * w/endsi 


SITUATIONS WANTED 


BRm&H MANAGEMENT Consul tonL 
Oxford graduate . with contacts 
throughout the Middle East, now 
based in Cyprus afler S years in Sau- 
di Arabia. Seeks fees, studies mrtdg, 
rommissions and iHeereti. write : 
PQ Box 2073. Paphos. Cyprus. 


CLAPHAM fioanou* aurxtlvr 4 bed- 
room Hon*-.' Large reception. Tufty 

1 f lUrtt kwtfen A duuog room. CH. To 
let frotn November. Compony lot pre- 
fefted. or mfglil surl up to 4 
ptofeastowai sharers. £250 pw Trt. 
01 720 1130 

| PROPERTY WANTED | 

IMAbOI Witt Wide ouriimu' of mao- 
i JMNW ugutta to bu> nr Inrer punarial 
noose or UNVfe toroi house shuira in 
me Vorkshu r area m v«rw to kv mg m 
pan of tne ptonerlv Min be period 
with 4 view lo i (-storing to In nriguuj 
splenrtnt ft willva V few to rTefthllM Me* 
uoe aparunetin. Trt 0023 ootdo 

RENTALS | 

BAKER ST, Wl 

Sfemng (M eMvid a uapecaUe man 
fin onto- 4 DtfflK. hole rtentat. 2 
'tatia*. rsMmvyslW Oeagnn 

'Itotoi-WSTBE StE* . 

Long iat £800 pw. 

- Palace Properties 
01-486 8926 

12 HERTFORD STREET, 
MAYFAIR.W1 

tap ore arr Pkeret la arnwr live 
npnuiig of Henfoedv wherr wr ran 
■tiler a vekviuMi at Luxurv Studio ! & 
r Bed uw inwniv vers ■rod tj-ajis pw 

24 dour aorlrragr 

we invite vnu to crane 
along 4 rare 

HERTFORDS 

Ot *95 owe- 

SUPERB MEWS HOUSE 

BELGRAVIV 

Deuhie ireWw ma-tot bee room 
rn mb ic (urh/tanirn Sjtuuct 

Oourtlr Jliri single brekefe-, ^nd 
MUuonro WNMr ilM-re Dming 
' ratal lidh luroi munfis kitchen 

Dana naieonv Co h-l ocuv 

£495p». 

Tel 0! 671 0476 or 245 6577. 

SUPERIOR luxurv ooarlinenl m iw lev 
rrs rarer to kimnvtnr Grins rntrri 
carpels [hunxiihiul 'ur. m 3 dnulw 
hrrirnomv 2 tuinrhraus en ■ ui lei 

Bunt rluakiisren. util 4 « ihrim new m- 
sHKfei lutnnaicuM Llmuuh^ul G- rei 
tau agrxriv tcOO pw Iri ft ah*. I4ren 

■.a SO (■*•'■■ .xiiwrthiiutoiav > bru ■■««. 
kAH Iri in Sn trtn xenared orevu 
vow tarork CM TV. 34 mi eonrenr 
EM CMta- 1 ram/ mod feiv ViKvIotai 
lor. Ol 351 23B3 

THE LONG. SHORT LET son-uursis tar 
hole a Life xeiertion of luxurv 1 « 2 * 
5- 4 Dldiuwto iri- wuh mart service 
IhVtshm itareMpMXl ft iredr.xli fee Mrs! 
ViwMtrMM CMILwnuMN Pfrax-r 
hex Oi 7JI 3050 

■ATTOOEA RANK Cnarmuw S 4 HMIV .Xu 
IkKx iu 2 rtnuMe (feus 1 un# lafge 
irceu and kUrtirn. 1 both. 3 wr 's. long 
let C7M pw neu Ol 223 5SOH 

CROWN REACH t Bed (tol w.th views Dl 
River Th allies Dole Itiilrm nuung 
Room /Sit luvg Room. Ml irtl marhufexT, 
Balhrm. Ggr £225»W nrg Bjuiad 
Marcus 834 7316 - 

DEU 8 HTFUL Manutviead village rial 
Own entrance ku/riiner. Large bed- 
room' bainr 00 m. lull and tuba garden. 
Cl 50 pw anr rWlrrcUy Payphone Trt. 
Ol 794 5106 

HAMPSTEAD near heath- Luxury flal. 1 
double. 1 single bed. large kumge. din 
mg area, counln kitchen Minimum lei 

1 year £275 aw 794 2789 

HAMPSTEAD Lin Flat. AnUour fund- 
luce Large lounge, ten-, rbrang room, 
dbie bed. hath kll Co Lrt. £200 pw 
Tet Ol 431 3383 

MONTAGUC SQUARE: EMrrtfrnf. exeeu 
Ike. 1 bedroom fIM.' Pr-Moner £4QOpxc 
iJbig Conviunv Irt. Tel 935 7t>22. . 

SW10 Garden ruu. X bed. Ul^ bath.- I 

evsen 0i*3fi2 4017 

WI»Hi f.FIHJK. Opp common 2 bed tu* 
lira Superon funustfed Ope. £650 pun 
tor i IT Trt Ol 882 2226 trim 

Wl Haney st Maw 3 obi mss. 2 baihs. 
rerop. F/furo Entry ph £260pw Co 
let Sharing Day 631 1369 Eve 386 
32S1 

KENSINGTON. W 8 . Brand new lu fir tux 
man. 1 dMe bed. large rer. ku/diner 5 
romsHHtrSf. £185 pw inci 938-2596. 


WEST -KEN A WMUOH Ok rlumlm U.l 
bed aparunmiK'frnm £120 (*' Inc Ol' 

67* l»fc iT* 

WESTMIN S TE R . EuceUnil vmW taopOT 
uoned flal Srooim. kd, b m p/o mock. 
«50 irw uxTuuve TW 0892 .74302. 

WM I HWM buarrb lftUi CraiuTv fi 
■ Bediooin -perreret rmimry house ret- *h of 
an are Tilth mumf 4 renotared 
TavlerutH- funualfed . 4. deeoralod. 
caOOpw Trt Amwi Ud wanning 
213551 


S>rrt.» lux 
(Lu/ house up to E&OOpw Usual fees 
rro Phillips has 4 Lev. tv Souir at I he 
Park Cnehea offwe Ol 352 Bill or 
North ol life Park. ReornTk Pork olfKc. 

01 5R6 9882 

CH n . 9E A. Sriran SL Sw-3 towfy dec 2 
bed 1st floor llal Ch. Her. gas 4 clears 
mg me Co Ir* onlv £500 Ds» r Or 6 
manlnv Snort let ov m* Avuilabio 
m>< Tel Tracy or Houma Ol 629 
2rai Mon Fn no agent* iTi 
HAMPSTEAD wore flat ifurni m Wythe 
rouRirv vrtting. o /looking Hearn a golf 
fouiv 30 It L shaped sludio. balcony, 
kit. oinno/wr CH. phone Avail now 
foe I yr £95 pw Owner Ol 686 4659 
Of 883 2321 

MORGANS WALK Stall •mnoov wefl 
dec dal ret m-w dnetogmeix os- River 
Bngni rreco. dole Iwm 4 single Drtfnra 

2 bathrim paho garden, garaor Aviai 

now long Com £500 nog MMhrttaOl 

581 2216 

******* SWUL vrtf ronuonm*. iu nr nai 
o/ took mg Thamev iwrpl. kll. hUirm. 1 
■IM akl I wife worm. £140 pw Oi 
RTH 7766 

GEORGIAN Home in E9 3 tram from 
ni\ ruin lurnMMd. S dole bedrooms. 2 
rer option's, drama room. fuUy mutpoed 
kilrtim. naihroom and rleaLronn 
£175 mv Ol 9B6 9370 
HOULANO part, wnw Had. abxwttvetv 

furn & newly dec. o/tookbig pm oar 
■tens Large reren- Rpe and dMe beds, 
good KAEL CH C**e tub*. £176 pw 
f« Ol 229 7788 

-Barnes sw ia tea cootaued tut. mail 
tmnM. Reception, tot MbnB. i dal Md 
COO pw Tet 878 7766 
DOLUS MU. 3 bed send taxurv fnr- 
DAnro.'«ruratr bath, mower 6 WC. 

, Modem ktlrhen 80 ft <*JW oarden. 
CuW. GCH.-C225 cm Tel «S2 6011 
FULHAM SW6 K/r garden flal 2 bed 
rooms. Large kiting room Bathroom . 
Humor, Clio pw Co Lei onb> 
Trt.Marv 736 7133 Irtl 33 
NR HAJCROO*. Mipertj newly done apart 
iwm. laror reeepbon. dbl barm, k 4 b. 
palm. £210 pw Tel 689 1759 
SOUTH KEMWfl Lux bsml dal. I IgedMe 
ned. I small dMe bed tour filled kll 6 
bUirm Lge ter Sun prof tharm. £195 
pw T(H 626 2525 e\1 244 or 602 9233 

SUTTON. SURREY 25 nrenv victoria. S 
d/bed golden llal. garage 5 mins HR 4 
Shops ClOO pw Co. Lei preferred. 
Te l 393 3023 

937 9891 The number to remember 
when wtLmg best rmua progmiei id 
remrai and prrme London areas 
ClSO.'C2 OOOPw 

ACADCMOCS V1SITTNG. FUN nr LnnmF 
t> 4 Bril Museum Trt Helen wauon A 

Co 5R0 627S. 

AH MMACULATE Harapslead CIBSow 
Flal 5oanoin Her cpbon. Diner 3 Bros 
rw ktlrhen CCH. Col TV 286 8040. 
CHELSEA immar in btirwty flat, itgru 
itvep. din nedrm. LrfL porter. Long let: 
Ol 622 5825 

COUL5DON WOODS. 25 mmy rth Lux 4 
bed. S ha IK 2 reev del by. gdn. gge. 
\iewv AH mod com 0273 7E8349. 
MCHGATE NS 2 lux. 2 bed flats, garages 
avraUiMr LlOO and L150 p w. Ol 340 
7408 

HK85ATE. lame mhuiv vetf rand studio. 
k&B naininv ch Dhone fiejamg £85 

pw exrl Trt. Ol 340 8421 
HOLLAND FH LnusubJ 3 bed (urn man 
with view Con>pi9dm C250 PW Kfto 
747 361 1 

ENSJNOTON Sunns garden flat m 
Vow rnagannr Loungr. 2 Mrs 1280 
pw Tef 01 403 1950 
HMIGKTSMHDCHL 1 d*fe bed. r«wp. CH. 
kll/ diner I vr £140 pw T« 01-856 
238? 

MAYFAIR HYDE PARK. The most liroin 
■mm tong/ vhort Ms 1/6 beds hesl price* 
01 935 9512 da 

MATFAm Lux 2 d/brd 4|H llr sen M 
All nidrtxnev Co Irt C2&0 pw Trt 01 
723 0272 

SJCDL Elegant 3 bed fl*L tupreb receo 
ijimqbe fumi CH. rot TV washer , 
IthHd 373 0753 

W12 Shepherds Bush Loonpe / fHI«d 
ktlrhen. onnhfe bedroom turn ch Nr 
lube taooprm Ol 740 5880 


MII>UFE CRISIS 

Sack to G.B. afler eighteen years abroad. Very well presented, 
professional woman of forty. Extensively travelled during 21 
years of success In snow-btz. Now searching for new professional 
challenge. Fluent Portugese {Brazil) French- G.C.E, *0’ levels - 
Convent School education. Plus theatrical education and Qualifi- 
cations. Serious offers only. - 

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RENTALS 


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pi Uprtlm JI «UHr nnw u> Chrtrei ' 
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LECAL NOTICES 


MOKOrioi.IL-> tall MLRU.n> 
UHUlthMM. RF POUT OM 
Tin: m pw v or wno 
tar R\ MIS 11% TRAVEL 
ALtMs rrw ini'R 

UPLRAIIlMs IK HILAIION 
TO TUI MARMTIM.: ANTI 

si i ' pi v ot rour.ioh 

P-V.-h.VlU. HOIIU4VM 
Knlrer nunlivtfen nv I hr vtitlflh ol Mfe 
until Smiuhi 9|i,-i m IN I uu Tirthwg 
VI 1073 

IViguvil Itnin undra urtinn Jnipl 9(1 
■4 jin) pure rtprabw 1.2a ,mm 1 7 m pari I 
it Sunnwh B lo bre- lau Trading Art 
l*’4 m iPLUrein In Irena hi agraanfentaj 
iitlnmi lua nhnatn ra and Irmrl MTU 

■n t wore i of life mat krtmg and aupptv ol 
tnnrii Mkwr hMMMVk 
• I • snrlinai W.?i in life T Ml Trading Arl 
1073 r-ihr Vi"i iroum life Auto 
Uti (•■ Slate nrtirer nulmu an PMre 
■OHlrt Mtnn £<> Ol life Arl other 
■hail any uirfi oom as n mrohoard 
m urlun Olili in auhlnh m nurh 

maniwi avaotfeai* lobrmio be appro 
prute a l mine 

■ai 'Jalmg hn mimtlnu to make life 
wart 

ibi I in I ir a) tun llfenalirerotlhrpiovi 
vkhm lu be rwbrd m l in I he Orifer 
and 

ui vlahirei that ftnv pervon w life Ml- 
In evil, arolikrtv lo tfe aiterted by 
life order, and w hft iv ifewrn i ri of 
nuLinu reorrsr nkdlOliv Ml rriirrl 
ot il tnorud do ao mi wriiing iual 
■m he. mlrtisl and life QIQUrtl 
on whKh he wivim to nufe the 
ictreevnUiiHWivi he! ore a dafe 
inmfMxi in the nourn unai date 
- tiring no earlier ttal I he end of 
life period ot thirty davs begin 
rang with I hr day oil widen Kir 
pubbralion cd life noUrr « (onv 
p t rtedh 

■2i Tnr Seeretay ot SUrte ly leouUed hy 
Kerturei Olisi to ronvidn any reore- 
irnUMm Only made to Mm In 
arc<H dance with (hr noUrr before life 
dale loerttma in Ilia Hotter 
■ 3t The secretary oi Stair aerordlnaly 
hereby fells nonre trial he imravta W 
moke an order under orrltons 6ft and 
90 ol and lurMrbaiH 1 . 2. 4 and 7 of 
Stan lot Srnedtile 8 totlfe Art in rota 
lion to Irrrro m aurnrv aorernfeMa 
(or ihp markrtirig of forngri par Lane 
hohdava wtirerv- prohibtl the travel 
aorntv from oiler mg maurrnvuU M 
life putitor la parfhose ihosc hobdny* 
rM.n rebtoa is refduii u deal 
with, rand to durrmwvatMm agamoL 
travre Menu woo oiler vurh ractorr 
namuv The order win hr mane (or Ufe 
purttove ol irmedymo or pmertung 
Ufe advene rtferw spenfied In ■ rr- 

parlor IWMiitopone* and Merger* 

Conunrewm muned -A Report on life 
mailer at ihrniiMtHfer or pmmmfos 
ntenro of a' Tomptra monopoty 
Miuauon in retaiMsa to the supply to 
Ihr Untied NUtodam of agmry wr- 
vires by Iravrt WW lor tour 
mmoiorv in rrtaiion to life marketing 
and -vooptv of (oerron parkagr 
honuays- as prosnued to Parliament 
by the serTrtary of Stair tor Trade 
and Industry by Command ol Her 
Manly on IO September 1986. The 
iwuurr oi Ihe proimont to be embod- 
ied in the order will he «* toiloWK 
Ui n shall he unlawful fora lour op- 
■ erator lo make or carry art a 
rrtmam aorernwnl to life ntiml 
. . maLitaingrrofneairenuhnpro. 

loom. - pignw or tmpkd 
. wtprh prevrni or wtnrtrgff ■»- 
.#■ ipnaed to prevep), a travel agrpj 
- -->. from offering - todiK-emmta. 

.. ibl h mall apply to ondubd life ran 
. ■ ryino out ol a rrfeviuf! agrmnent 
•• •- already in nxolrnre. - -' 
tei Anv lour operator who la a party 
to a relevant agreement siulL lo 
■ . life extent Ilia! life ogreemenl 
ronuins prm mom refer red to m 
Ml above. Irrmuiau- It 
. tdt h -nail tfe imbwlul («c a tour on 
orator to wiutnoM or lo agree to 
withhold or lo Uiroaien to veilh- 
• nobl orders for agenry servtm 
from a Iravrt n peril who otters or 
who has olfered or who oropooe* 
lo oiler induremenis rxrrpt lo 
utr rxfenl Ihal and in rtrrum 
Manrrv whrre rom order* are 
iviihtfeid. or would Pnil andgrife 
merit or ihroal to MINIM win 
ran fed oui. on (bounds whlrh 
would hair trad a reaMMiaW 
tour operator to witntiud u rderi 
lor agenrv serslm (rom a Mirl 
agenl in a rau wnrrr mat agent 
dors net offer mdueement*. 

"■I tv stad he unlaw I ul for a tour Do- 
er aloe to fevn or agree lo give any 
prefer enrr uv the giving M orders 
for agenrv service* only la travel 
agenl* who do not offer awturr- 
mrnh. or who only offer 
imluremenls only lo a limited rs 
lend or in a rman lorm or havr 
not offered or do net propose to 
oner Mikrmrem 

u» For uve Purpose of these 
ptovwaonv 

-jrrom modal too” meant Pie 
provruon ot a olare to sleep and 
mr tunes me pros won of sleeping 
orrommoaauoa lu a means ol 
irniHoon where uiat acrommo- 
riallon reorrsenb a substanuai 
oarl of life arrgmmodaUan tor a 
hobday and also inrluttr* Ihepro- 
vm«i of « Mie tor Ihe rroruon of 
a ton* or a narkiug place tor a 
caravan, mobur home or ollfer 
■ suratar vehKle 
“aoenev aecvtre*~4neana the ter- 
vires or nvarketuig on Behan of a 
- tour operator toreton package. 
taOday-s provided . By Ihal 


UM provided, under a ronirart 
made urthuv the United King- 
dom, by a tour otmalor hi 
mo (tort loo wnh a hobday to or 
taken outwto ihr UnUen King, 
dam mrhidipu as a minmuMn. 
iransporl to and I rom the Unltod 
Kingdom together with arrotn- 
modatton outside uie Untied 
h (outturn iwhetner or not ror the 
duroiioa at Ihe Holiday >' 
"bHhia-mBrnt*- means a benefit, 
whether peruoiary or HOL ot- 
feted lo a (to* or curses or 
persons or to the publir at large 
by a Irav rl agenl expressly on Ms 
own befiatl as an inrenuve tottval 
(1»v or those rtassea or persons 
or Ihr pubtn 1 al large to drgulre 
. toreton parkagr houdov* inrouoh 
biro rauarr loan through anoaver; 
. -Prrfermrr- means preference 
In respect rt ihe term* and rondl 
I tons of rxdccs unrhaUng life 
anmmi of any romramion pm 

or payable). 

-Rrtrvaol MpvemeM*' means an 
agteemeiu. between a tout opera 
vm ana a travel ageiu tor ihe 
vtuwlv in ihr United Kingdom ot 

ageary secure, ay the travel 

' .agent to me uur oorrator in rola- 
I ton to Ihe markrung and supply 
ol foreign panumr noUday*. 
-Tour operator “rifeanv a prison 
who dtov tors foreign parkaor 
noiidav* to Ihr pugnr or a smion 
61 it. itnd 

■■Travel aueru~ moans a ween 
wno nvukrts fOrotgn parutto 
nohdav'i under one ot more rrte- 
v.uu agrammlv on itenall of a 
four operalor. whether by way Ot 
business or no. 

■qi II lv intended to provide n Ihp 
urorr mat ihe sroVNwm rntwal 
■ oil tn ml ibi. tdi. inland tit uoove 
vtull loror into effect not less ihai 
21 days alfrr ihe order ha* been 
Li Ml .before ' Parliament n is 
inledPd to provide Inal life prov k 
smv. nuhr.Aled in Ir) above shall 
come into rtfMf not levs loan 90 
datrv allef the order Is inlaid 668 
to provide that in* rooiurergenl 
m iri siull be rampHrd with be- 
fore Ihe rvmrulwf) of o tunner 
per tori ol not left. Ihal 90 day* 
beguuung wdh life date worn Ihe 
provisions radtcaiea to if) come 
iuId rtim 

(41 Am person whose Mfrrua ore likely 
to be aliened bvine order, and who n 
ikwiiousol making reorevenuiion* to 
respoaf ol il. shttihlttovom wnlfTMIO 

Mr r l Alien. Droarlmeni ot Trade 
and ureiuvifv. Room mi i victoria 
Slrert. LftMMh SIV1H OCT, (staling 
hn inlea ml and the ground* mi svmitv 
he wrtliev lu moke the regrrsrnta- 
uumt Ifetnrr 14 November 198u ■ 
brptrmbrr 1966 
R L Allen 

An -Vmisllint Srengry of . . 

Tlfe Departmrnl of Ttadr 
unu Industry 


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x llL TIMES jrRIDA Y‘ OCT OhfcR iO 1986 


Last tribute for courageous PC Olds 



Final parade for a herorTbe cortege outside . St ApSteWs Omrih, Harrw, yesterfay.^ 

.More .than 400 .people who metbiiu in-Dayton, Oiv’b wK&P.tbi" ■■'aster:.? ■ 
padked a' funeral service, yes- and Nkk Young, also para*' 


terday to pay tribute to ;die 
courage and inspiration of PC 
Philip Olds, cat down in the 
prune of his life 'by a robber's 
bullet six years. 

Hi gh-ranking officers and 

new recruits stood to attention 
at St Andrew's Church. Har- 
row, as the coffin was carried 
past a guard of .honour, his 
treasured Queen's Gallantry 
Medal on a velvet cushion on 
the lid with hfe cap. 

His friend and senior- offi- 
cer; Chief 5upt Bernard 
Luckhurst spoke of those 
offic e rs PC- Oids had trained 
at the Peel Centre and -said: 
“What better example conld 
they have had?" 

There was praise as well for 
the courage of the woman he 
wanted to many. Police Ser- 
geant Vanessa Perkins. 

.PC Olds, aged 34, who was 
paralysed in the shooting, died 
nine days ago. The cause of 
death has not been released^ 
PC Olds, .who five&. ip « 
bungalow inPinner, had. bat- 
tled to come to. terms with life 
in a wheelchair. His struggles 
were a source of inspiration to 
thousands of other disabled 
Other mourners inspired by 
the young policeman's frank- 
ness and bravery included 
Skip Benle,a US police officer 


Today’s events; 


Royal engagements 

The PrirKess !oF'iVaies;: ljai 
iron. Birthright opens the Har- 
ris Birthright Centre for Pnr- 
i natal Medicine, JohnRaddifle 
Hospital. Oxford .1030; and 
later attends the British Fashion 
banquet Fishmongers’ Hall, 
London Bridge, ECO. 15. 

Princess Anne opens the new 
plant at Rockwool. Pencoed, 
Mid Glamorgan. 11.05. and 
then, as President the Riding 
for ; the Disabled . Association, 
visits the Pembrokeshire -A\ 
Group. N orchard Farm Riding 
School Manorbier. Tenby. Dy„- 
fed. 1.10; later, as President the 
British Knitting and Clothing 
Council, she visits Corgi Ho- 
siery. Ammanford. Dyfed, 3.30. 
New exhibition 

Works by William Scott Scot- 


lysed fromihe. chest down, 
who this year took his first, 
steps -in the walking brace 
which PC Olds made famous. 

Chief Sopt Lockhurst spoke 
of his commendation for brav- 
ery and how .he fulfilled his 
dream of becoming a police 
motorcyclist Earlier, six mo- 
tor cycle riders' had -escorted 
the coffin to the church. 

Chief Supt Lackhnrst said: 
“His true courage typs not 
solely to be found dnring the 
fleeting moments^ of ‘ nose 
earlier deeds. Bather, it was to 
he discovered dming those last 
six. years when be suffered 
ai,8M®st constant ' pain 

Miss Perkins- stood on the 
steps of the church outside 
after the service and appeared 
to fight back' tears as the 
Metropoh'tian Police Commis- 
sloner. Sir Kenneth Newman, 
offered words of comfort to PC 
Olds’s mother, Mrs Audrey 
HiUier. - 

'•*. Mrs HOlier has be® quoted 
as sayingfrer son Was killed by 
the ranter -who' shot him: “It 
Just took sixyears.” ' 

-Sir John Mills; the actor, - 
ami his wife, who met PC Olds 
at a charity presentation, also 
attended. “He was one of those 
people who fed you have 
known all your life.” 


usir National Gallery 

Art, BcHokL Rd, J 

Mon lb Sat 10 to 5. Sun 2 to 5 
(ends Nov 23).;..;- r: 

Lust chance to see 

"Work by the .Devon Guild of 
Craftsmen; Riverside MiH, Bo- 
vey Tracey, -Devon, 10 u> 530. 

1 1 00 years of minting history; 
National Museum of Wales, 
Main Building, Cathays Park, 
Cardiff, 10 to 5. 

Music 

Canterbury. Festival;- conceit 
by the Hilliard Ensemble; 
Cathedral Undercroft i Chapel, 
Canterbury,. 8. . . . .... - 
. JCheHenham FestivaI , oF Lit- 
erature: . Redial ^ "~by Fhi'mii 
Kirkby (soprano) and Anthony 
Rooley (lute): Prema Project. 
Uley. GIos, 7.30. 

•Children for Children' con- 
cert; De La Warr Pavilion, 
BexbOl. 730. 



Miss Vanessa Perkins leaving the church. (Photographs: 
Chris Harris and Leslie Lee) 


Reagan in 

hopeful 

mood 

Continued from page 1 - 

“They are our inspiration; 
we are their hope.” he said. 

Administration officials 
liaye often expressed the hope 
that it would be possible for a 
ReagahrGprtiachov summit 
before the: ehd of this year.". 

7 ; As the /President left,, he 
feted a fast-aim ute battle with 
Congress on- budget resolu- 
tions. - , - 

• REYKJAVIK: Mr Nicholas 
DanilofF, the American 
correspondent whose 
controversial artiest and expul- 
sion from Moscow provided 
the catalyst for this weekend’s 
summit, is due to arrive in 
Reykjavik later today to re: 
portion its outcome for ; his 
maggane, US News A World 
Report (Christopher Walker 

writes).;:. 

; Mr; Nikolai - Shishlin, a 
member of the- Communist 
party’s policy-making central- 
committee said yesterday that 
the key purpose of the Reykja- 
vik talks would be “to turn on ' 
the green light for a full-scale 
summit meeting”. 


Labour’s 

defence 

stance 

underfire 

Gonttoued front page-1 
inflation at 127 per ceriti And 
un trammelled union power.; 
No wonder the financial' mar- 
kets have been nervous.” 

Continuing the programme 
of policy pronouncements 
yesterday, Mr Malcolm 
Rifldnd. Secretary of State for 
Scotland, outlined the 
Government's . plans 1 for the 
replacement of household 
rates with a residents Charge. 

The pew/ system, will be 
installed in Scotland before 
the general ejection as a model 
for the rest -of the country if 
the .Tories a® returned- ax the 
next election.. 

The- Cghancellor was at- 
tacked after- his- speech by the 
shadow Chancellor,- Mr Roy 
Hatterdey.-who .called It “the 
most vacuous ever”. 

He accused' the Govern- 
ment of wasting millions of- 
poimds of- public money -oh 
propping up. .the'- pound U) 
postpone' interest . rate .in- 
creases until after the Conser- 
vative conference. .. 

The - result, he predicted, 
wouki be a . bigger, rise than 
would have beeu needed if the 
Chancellor had acted earlier. 

Mr Christopher. Patten, the 
Minister, -for Overseas 
Develop men t and an ; idol of 
the younger Tory Wets, told a 
meeting, of the Tory Reform 
Group in Bournemouth last 
night that the. party bad to 
remain a 'broad church rather 
than become a “narrow, sect of 
the cmdectabte". . 

The voters were in danger of 
becoming bored witb the Gov- 
ernment . and were' not 'per- 
suaded yet that they had done 
enough -to safeguard basic 
health and -welfare 
. Heealled-for more. empha- 
sis on the Government’s 
achievements than attacks on 
the Opposition, saying:' “We 
wiD win back protest , votes 
more by what we do and what 
we say about our own plans 
than -by what we dp and what 
we say aboutthe {dans of the 
SDP and their sidekioks” - 
"• He added: “Old certainties 
about monetarism nawweasa 
rather period look. It, s ludi- 
crous, to suggest "that any 
attempt to- open 'up a serious 
argument about unemploy- 
ment, for example, or the 
'welfare state, is a irignof 
disloyalty” 


Frank Johnson with theTories 



by the seaside 


After three days .of any 
Conservative conference, lUi 
Qgy *to understand: the 
powerful, if no longer on* 
inal. movement in Engbsh 
literature which ensures that 
every-year these occasions are 
depicted as oiB?nized syco- 
phancy. a creeps' convention. 

Apart from a few lapses 
over the years, I have myself 
never been part of that move- 
ment. Quite apart from any- 
thing else, it has always 
seemed to. me .to be a school 
of writing which invites from 
the reader the obvious retort 
if it is so boring, what are you 
doing . writing about it. « 
attending Conservative con- 
ferences is so repellant why 
not find ah alternative way of 
earnings living? • , 

■ in any "case, at the.hearl of 
the movement, there has 
always beena fetal misunder- 
standing of the nature of the 
conference. It should not be 
compared rod . contrasted 
with a Labour conference, or 
nowadays with the. liberal 
Assembly. -It should be seen 
in relation' to other .English 
institutions: - - the country 
weekend; the wedding where 
the men hire- their togs from 
Moss Bros; Glyndebourne; 
the memorial , service. You 
should no more expect at- 
tacks on the leadership from 
the floor' at a Conservative 
conference than -you- should 
expect attacks, on the 
hostess’s cooking from the 
floor of a South Kensington 
buffet supper. 

Another error is the wilful 
misrepresentation of the so- 
cial tone of.the occasion. It is 
predominantly middle-class 
— not upper-middle nor 
lower-middle, but middle- 
middle. Most of these 
people's idea , of a grandee is 
Mr Julian CritcWey. Yes- 
terday, for example, a woman 
chairing a debate — a Dame, 
moreover — congratulated a 
woman speaker on . having 
recently got married. Mr 
CritcWey — who has written , 
more- about class than any 
writer other than Man: — ■ 
would point - oiif that, when 
he- Was first -in the; Conser- 
vative Party, -one only 
congratulated a man- ori get- 
ting married. One felicitated a 
woman. 

All you need, to get through 


the week, is a reasonable 
toteranee.af the way of life of 
the apolitical English middle 
class: the backbone of jthe 
party. At the Labour con- 
ference last week, the cor- 
ridors rang with rastaferian- 
coiffured' women shrieking 
such imprecations as Spur 
opposition to black sections 
makes you a racist, Kinnock" 
when the party leader scur- 
ried by. 

At Bournemouth, the girls' 
cries tend to be ones of 
recognition, such as: “ft’s 
Sebastian. WHAAAAT- a 
treat! Remember me . No, 
Cressida was.the otfter girl at 
the same ball. I'm 
Gargrotua,” 

Sadly, this great annual 
festival of EngUshry wilTa!- 
ways get a dreadful : . press 
from brutes who have no 
imaginative sympathy with 
civilizations so different from 
their own. Every year fee 
poor conference chairman j® 
singed out for special 
persecution. His is- not the 
same office as that of tir 
party chairman;;- . 
TebbiLThe conference' chair- 
man is always an unknown', 
businessman, mummified m 
a good, dark-blue suit, from 
the grand-sounding;; power, 
less National union - of 
Conservative and Utiionfsi 
Association. 

At Labour conferences, the 
chairman proceeds on fee- 
assumption, that all speakers 
from the floor are goin^ to be 
enemies of the leadershmaxjcf 
indeed of Western civilian 
tion. Among theTories, 
the opposite. The only, oppft 
nents of the Goverari 
tend to be members of it 
assumed that the .spea 
from the floor will praise t&fc' 
Government, but it is essete 
tial that they do not take too 
long about iL To get ri&of 
them, the chairman inter- 
venes with a deft “We're aB 
enjoying your speed! im- 
mensely, but I must regret- 
fully ask you to draw 
remarks to a close; Coon 
Smug-Natterer.'-' ~ -B; . 
remember, the conference 
chairman should be seen in 
the context; not of bis Labour 
counterpart, but of such Etf- 
gUsh institutions as the toast* 
master and the funeral 
director. - 


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THE TIMES INFORMATION SERVICE 


The Times Crossword Puzzle No 17,173 



ACROSS 

X One who beats others in 
many games of bridge (7). 

5 Whacking very sound sleep- 
ers in tents (3.4). • 

9 Wrong pans for adult (5). 

10 Demonstrator for old silver 
coin (9V 

11 One of Napoleon's equals? 
At first, anyway (6). 

12 Popular at home? Damned 
odd. that is (2,6). 

14 Two rings needed -for. this 
wild beast (5). 

15 How striker brought about 
his own dismissal (3.6). 

18 Port wine to conclude (9k 

20 Space traveller to regain 
consciousness, almost Oh' 

22 Another jack from the same, 
deck (8k 

24 Character from 'Selkirk, 
originally (6). 

26 Heedful, and tentative mov- 
ing at first (9). 

27 Provide view round tree (5). 

2$ Two "sorts of coats -in the 

distance (7). 

29 Something maid doesn't 
have to manage.(7). - . - . 


4 Inadequate as a painter 
might be (4). 

5 Reverie in a room at Rugby 
(5.5). ■ 

6 Habitual exaggexatofs 
swans. (5). 

7 Both parts of round, trip in 
wild area (7), 

8 Scrap or discard right m the 
middle (5). - 

13 Suudl amount of money tied 

' up m Oxford, say (4-6). 

16 Get' into debt - without any 
interns (9).-' - 

17 Name on act as legal docu- 
ment (5,4). 

19 One flies from Canada via 
Toronto (7). 

21 Disorder in a port an Ital- 
ian one (7). 

22 Workers employed to record 
score (5).. . 

23 Fruit bat. nothing xnare<S). 

25 Maiden — she's silly to be- 
come, engaged (4). 

Solution to Puztie No 17.172 


JOWN 


com 

canni 


i pelt 
ibali 


Ution 

iism? 


1 Ruthless- 
producing 
(3.33). 

2 Perfect early C on piana 

perhaps (7). - 

3 Make prohibitions in great 
numbers in Eastern city (9). 


Concise Crasswojnfjfege 14 



- -Coqcertj-by.. ^the Taunton 
Smiopietia and Martin Roscoe 
(piano); Tiverton School Music 
Society, Bolham Rd, Therton, 
730:-- Piano recital by Rater 
Dohohoe; South. Bramagnm 
High Schoot. Charford Rd,730. 

Concert by the Utner Or- 
chestra; Ulster -Hall, Brifwt. 
7.45. 

Concert by the Orchestra da 
Camera; Adrian Boult HalL 
Birmingham, 8. 

Recital by the Handel Con- 
sort Wolveriey. Church, nr 
Kidderminster, wprcs. 73Ql . 

Cohort by the" Scottidi - Na- 
tiortal ' Orchesira; : Ushei- HaO, 
Edinburgh. ,7:30. - -V 

General' *“ ; s " • ■' sr 

'■ Cheltenham - Festrral -of Lit- 
erature; Poetry Today: Mid- 
summer morning jog log with 
Michael Horovitz and Peter 
Blake. Art Gallery and Museum, 
Cheltenham. 12.30; Scars upon 
my Heart, NoitMeach Church, 
7.30. 

Book Fair Assembly Rooms, 
Bath: today 2 to 8, tomorrow 10 
to 5. 


Top Films 


The top box-office films in 
London: 

1 ( -) Top Gun 
2(1) Aliens 
3(2) Mona Lisa 
4 ( 3) About Last Night 
5(5) Room With A view 
Betty Blue 

Hannah And Her Sisters 
F/X-Murder by Illusion 
Highlander - 

Poltergeist Ifc The Other 
Side 

The top tents in the provinces : 

1 Aliens 

2 Poltergeist II: The Other Side 

3 Highlander 

4 Hannah And Her Sisters 

5 The Color Purple 

Supplied Dt Soecn m a n a oanai 


Top video rentals 


1(3) No Retreat No Surrender 
2(1) Legend 

3(5) RAim of die Living Dead 
4 ( 6) Black Moon Rising 
.5 ( -} The Protector 
6(4) The Goonies 
7(2) Revolution 
8(B) Gotcha! 

9(9) DAR.YX. 

10(7) The Sure Thing 

Suppfed by VdeoBusnm 


Foodprices 


The long spell of warm, dry 
weather-, has brought .ait abun- 
dance, of home-grown ‘"yeg- 
etabies 10,10. the shops. The best 
of them arc Brussels sprouts, 18~ 
28p a lb' green cabbage 15-20p a 
lb, broccoli 40-60p a fb, canli- 
ftowers 25-40p each and while 
potatoes 10-I2p a lb. Pickling 
onions are in season and home- 
grown sweetcom is down to as 
little as ISpa cob in some areas. 

Coxes apples at 3045p a U> 
and Fremh golden delicious 28? 
35p a lb; lead fee seasonal 'fruit 
list. Newjcrop Brandey coolting 
apples are also good value at 20-. 
3tfo.-a.Ibt.Tlte fttst-Cornipeand 
Packham pears at Sfl^bOp and 
4(M5p a ft* respectively are 
arriving, but Conference pears 
are probably better value at 25- 
40p. Avocados 25-55p each, 
bananas 3S-50p a lb, - Italia 
grapes50-8(foalb, Kiwi frmi 18- 
30p each, oranges 8-28p each 
and lemons 9-20p each. • 

The fine weather at sea has 
also meant a good supply of fish 
arid fairly steady prices. Large 
cod fillets average £1.77 a lb, 
haddock £1.79, plaice £132, 
Coley 93p and mackerel 63p. 
There “are 'always -big -regional 
variations; whiting, for exam- 
ple. ranges from 93p-£h44 and 
lemon sole from £1.85-£234^ 

- Good meat buys available at 
supermarkets this week include: 
Fine Fare lamb tegs £139. a lb 
and shoulder joint 69p a lb; 
Tesco Dutch veal escalopes 
£4.25 a lb and braising steak 
£1.64; Safeway whole -ftesb 
chicken 78p a lb: Asda home 
produced lamb leg £136 el lb 
and boneless shoulder £f34 'a 
lb; Dewhurst braising steak 
£1 .79 a lb and pork leg tufet end 
£1.15 a lb; IVforfcs and- Spencer 
■2 Op a lb off boneless shoulder 
brisket and boneless rib of beef 
Sainsbory’s frozen chicken 45p 
a lb and saddle of lamb £1.54-a 
pound. 


Anniversaries 


Births: Jarabns Aiinfadns, 
theologian, Oudewater, Nether- 
EukK- 1‘560; Jean-jVnteine'W^ 
trail,;: ' painter,. . Valenciennes, 
Frarrce,- 1684; Heary Cavendish, 
physicist and- chemist, Nice, 
1731; Benjamin West, painter, 
Springfield, Pennsylvania, 1738; 
Giuseppe Vend, Le Roncole, 
Italy, 1813; RnfasDardd Isaacs, 
1st Marquess of Reading, vice- 
roy of India 1921-26, London, 
1 ^0; Fridtjof Nansen, explorer 
and. statesman, Nobd - Peace 
laureate 1922, Store-Fron, Nor- 
way. 1861; Ivan Bonn, poet and 
ndvdist (new- style 1 Oct 22). 
Voronezh,- Russia, r 1870; WI1- 
Kfawif - Morris, ; 1st.. Viscouit 
Nuffield, Worcester, 1877.-.. 

-Deaths:' FVa Lippi, 

painter, Spoleto, Italy, 1469; Sir 
Cyril Bart, psychologist, Lon- 
don 1971. 

Following the eruption of a 
volcano, the population of Tris- 
tan da Cunha left fee island, 
1961. 


The pound 


Bank Bank 

Buys Sals 

AttstreRaS - . . Zsfe -2.185 

Austria Sell MSS _ 19l7S 

BdgiwitFr. ; 62.10 

CafwtaS . 2JBS 
DwaaricKr 11.1t 

FWnUftk 7JB 

FonoaFr . . U6 

GannanyDn 2 St 

Qntembt 19900 

HongKoogS 11J8 

intend Pt 1iS2 

Italy Uni 2S50J» 

Japan Y mi 232JX3 

NathariawtaOU 3JS 

Norway Kr 1093 

Portugal Eac 2164)0 

Soutii AlricaRd 3 jo 

Spain Pta 19000 

SwadanKr - 10.15 

SwdzarindRr 242 

USAS * * IjtSS 

Yugoslavia Dn ' 7004)0 

Rasas for small dauumksition tank nates 
only as suppSad by Barclays Bank PLC. 

Ratal meaMne3S5J 
iMdOKHw FT Max doad op 200 at 
1268.1. t . 


1-94 

10-58 

6-88 

9.16 

2L80 

1174)0 

1088 

14132 

1938-00 

21B4M 

3J6 

1033 

2044)0 

3.10 

-1144)0 

980 

28$ 

1816 


Weather 


A- slow moving frontal 
trough wffl affect fee ex- 
tireme SE of Britain for 
.. mndi af the day. 

6 aym to mwhright - 

London, SE, ranM OBngtend, 
East Angla, Channel- WraidK 

Rather doody, occasional l^ght rain, 
clearing later with sumy intervals 
developing; wind SW to W Baht or 
moderate; max temp 17C (83F). 

Wdlands, E, SW, NW, central R, 
NE. England, Water - Mainly dry, 
bright or sumy Marytes; .wind 
southwpstariy uit or moderate; 
max lamp 17c (ran. . 

-Lake' ^Msfersct; bte- of Han, Bor- 
ders, Ett&urati, P u ndao, Aber- 
deen, SW Glasgow: 

Sunny intervals, scattered showers^ 
wind southwesterly mode rate or 
fresh; max temp 14C (57FJ. 

• Comal High la nds, Moray Rrth, 
NE, NW Scottend, 

Shetland, Northern . i> — 

intervals, showers, some heavy and 
prdonged; wind southwesterly 
arong to gate force; max temp i 3C 
(55F). 

Outlook ter teuauiiuw. and Son- 
day: Occasional rain or drizzle in the 
NW, -where it continues rather 
windy.- Mainly fine, elsewhere. 
Becoming warmer in the S. 



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BrMnl 659pm to 657 am 
Edtetntgh 656 pm to 7416 am 
Manchafr 6.55pm to 658 am 
7.12 pm id 74)7 am 


Mh» **3r. bc-Wue sky and doucL- c- 
cfcjudy; .o-overcast: Mow d-drtezle: h- 
hall: mist -mist: r-nln: MnOw: |1>. 
.Uiun dT S torm : p-sbowen. 

Arrows show wind airvctlon. wind 
speedjmph) circled. Tamperatur# 
cenngraae. 


Southampton 4.01 


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Around Britain 


hoard 


Yesterday 


Roads 


; The Midlands: Ml: Road- 
works prior to contraflow be- 
tween junctions 27 and 28 
(A608/A38). M5: Lane closures 
between junctions 4 (Broras- 
grove) and 8 <MS0 S Wales). 

Wales and" Westr M4: Contra- 
flow between junctions ‘16 and 
17 (Swindon/Cfifppenham). 
M4: Contraflow between junc- 
tions 34 (Rhondda) and 35 
(A473k MftTwo lanes closed in 
both directions between junc- 
tions I i (Cheltenham) and 12 
* The North: M63: Lane do- 
sures at Barton Bridge. Greater 
Manchester avoid, if possible. 
. Mfii Lane closures at junction 
■23 (A58a St Helens). M1& 
Contraflow between junctions 6 
fFhomey and- 7- (M62). 

• Scodamh M8: Contraflow be- 
tween junctions 29 (Paisley) and 
30:(M898); A809: Temporary 
lights on Drymen Rd. Glat^ow, 
at Duali Bridge! ASLTemporary 
lights Over, .the Rivq- Tay ai 
Jubilee Bridge. Tayade. 
Informatiuir supplied by AA 


Parliament today 


Lords'(lL): Debate on com- 
pletion of EEC internal market 



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Anglers’ weights 

. After the announcement last 
week that the sale of most lead 
'weights used by anglers is to be 
banned from -fee beginning of 
next year, the Royal Society for 
the Protection- of Binds has 
produced a guide -to alternatives 
to ieadweights. 

Anglers' Choice . is . bang 
distriouted to angling chibs and 
tackle shops around the country. 
Copies are available free from 
the RSPB, Department 1365, 
The Lodge. Sandy, Beds, SG 19 
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16 61 sunny 

15 59 sunny 
18 66 sunny 

17 63 sunny 

16 61 sunny 

17 63 drtato 

- 15 99 doody 

- 17 -63 ctaut$ 
-16 61 fog 

- 16' 61 sumy 

- 17~ 63 sumy 

* 18 51 sunny 

• 18 6 d bright 

- 17 83 sunny - 

- '19 66 stamy 

- '18 64 sumy- 

16 61 doudy 

- 15- 5r<£iir 

- 15 SO dufl 

- 15: 59 doudy 

- 15 59 cU 

- « 59 

- 17 63 
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Holmes a 
Court’s 
10% shake 

By Richard Thomson 
®anldng Correspondent . 

Standard Chartered Bank, 
ihe international banking 
ffoup. yesterday confirmed 
that Mr Robert Holmes & 
Court, the Australian 
businessman, bad bought 3 
million shares on Wednesday," 
taking his stoke inS tandg nTlo' 
more than' 10 per cent- ' - 
There was ' general* '.'ufe 
certainly in the City . over Mr 
Holmes ^ Court’s reasons for 
raising his stake. He was one 
ot the three Far East investors 
who saved Standard from the 
Lloyds Bank bid by buying 
shares at close to 800p. 'The 
shares then fell rapidly. 

Mr Holmes A Court bought 
at 739p on Wednesday, lifting 
the price by more than 40pon 
the day. Standard’s shares rose" 
again yesterday — to 749p- ' - ^ 

50% for 
Waterford 

Waterford Glass, which has 
just announced agreed terms 
for a £250 million merger with 
the Wedgwood fine china 
group, said yesterday jt .now 
has acceptances_forjust.ove£ 
50 per ant of Wa^wpjod..: 

Waterford’s chairma ^T hfr 
Paddy Hayes, said he andrtho'. 
Wedgwood chairman, SSr-Aft, 
ihur Bryan, “now looked for- 
ward to developingr these-two 
fine businesses which- will 
form the leading company of 
its type in the world". 

Profits up 

Austin Reed Group yes^ 
today announced pretax prof- 
its for the half year ro Augo§t : 
Id. 1986 up from £125 million 
to £1.75 '■ million. "Turnovert 
rose 4. per a nt to £31.7 
million. - 

£7.2m issue 

Whinney Mackay-Lewis, 
the citv architect, is coming to 
the Unlisted Securities Market 
priced at £7.2 million. The 
stockbroker De Zoete and 
Be van is placing 1.6 million 

shares ai 1 60p each. 

Cash Call 

Pcirocon, the oil explora- 
tion company, is asking 
shareholders for £2J5 million 
to fund expansion. Terms are 
a straight one-for-ooe at 40p a 
share - existing shares were 
3 n down at 57p yesterday. The 
board expects a final dividend 
of lp a share. 

Hollis board 

Hollis has announced foe 

creation of an eight-imn hoW- 

ing company boarit 
operating companies, Hollis I 
Financial and Professional 
Services, a * 111 Ho i lls ind_ 

ustries. . . ' 


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r- o! Mrt 29 Un* 1 Trusts 
fcwSt*Rtarket 29 Commodities 
Sj 0 ^ 30 USM Prices 

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^ imminent rise 
in interest rates 




- - The -pound '-steadied 'yes- 
terday after - its sharp &Hs of 
recent - days. : - But '• the 
Chancellor's- -feflure -!©■■' re- 
spond to the sterling crisis 
during his Party Conference 
speech in Bournemouth con- 
vinced markets that higher 
base rates are on the way. " 
The pound -recovered 
strongly yesterday morning, 
partly in anticipation of- Mr 
Lawson's" speech and partly 
because of some -support for 
the-doHarby the Bundesbank. 
Tbesferiing radex-rose to 671-8 
immediately before the Chan- 
cellor spoke, from a dose of 
67.1 on Wednesday." - : 

' The recovery for sterling 
was, m addition, accompanied 
by higher money market in- 
terest rates, as the view gained 
strength in the Gty that base 
rates will have to rise as soon 
as the .Conservative Parky 
Conference is over. . \ ; . . * '. 


.Best returns 
for 22 years 

FaHhjg - mCiariwi bdped indus- 
trial and Hi mnww Ml com- 
panies to adiieve their highest 
red rates ef-reten oueapitol 
liar 22 years" last year, occanl- 


_Som&.. dealers. expected a 
base rete anaouncetp^nit -dur- 
ing. Mr La\yson’?. speech, de^- 
signed to hft, foreign exe^i^e 
speculation against pterUnS* -" 
The . pound fdl back after 
the Chancellors speech 
passed without reference to 
interest or exchange rates. In 
the .few minutes after Mr 
Lawson concluded his speech, 
al . 12.43, the pound was 
marked down sharply. - losing 
nearly a cent . and two 
pfennigs. : . — • 

H dosed at $1,4235. a net 
gain of a thhrddf abffnt on 'tie 
day. ' Against- the- rnark, '-It 
d^ed at DM2.X5r3,a pfennig 


inenrof Tratfeand Indnstry. 

return,- hdiiire 7 &■ 
terest ami ' tax, .bot ate 
depreciation /at" ; era-rent 
reptacexpent eqst,~ reKaed .12 
per cwrt,^ " the: Ingltest; since 
1964 and moretendoame the 
nadir of 5 per cent m. 1976, 

" Some of the returns were 
due Co profits in North Sea "o3 
and gas since 1979 'until 'Just 
before the collapse of prices 
this year. These high profits 
will not be repeated this year. 

Ewtn exdndmg North Sc* 
activities, however^ inflatkte- 
adjr^ted returns grew froautLS 
per joentm. 1984 to 7^percen t 
last year, the highest since the 
first nit. shodr in. 1973. and 
pvrtwfmg the retuuis. at the 
peak in the last economic cycle 
in 1978. This compares with a 
km of 3.2 per cent in 1981* 1 
The figures, culled from 
national income accoantsshow 

flint 1 1*1 time m lraMUffiwtHTiug 

rose to' .7 J2 per cart, the 
highest for Jt 2 years.' 

up dir .Wednesitoy's. record 
low.- .The sterling index aided 

- .Dealers '■ -Saicb - -’that" -the 


fears of central bank interven- 
twh. and by the general 
' expectation of a . rise in base 

ratei 

It is dear that, in the 
absence, either of higher base 
rates ora decision to enierthe 
European Monetary System, 

the pound could rave a lot 

further- to fell in the near 

future. 

— ^ a n»-ehanceHor ! s message 
was for the Party faithful,” 
said Mr David Morrison, 

international economist —at 

Goldman Sachs. “Although 
the commitment to a 25p 
basic rate was not necessarily a 
negative for the currency it 
looks like either the EMS or 
higher base rates.” 

Mr John Shepperd, econo- 
mist at Rowe & Pitman, 
Mullens, said that there were 
two views. ra the gilt-edg 
market. Orc was that base 
rates would be held until the 
Ch?ncdior*s Mansion House 
speech h&r ; Thursday, the 
otjMc' tibat. they would 
liave'to go up, probably by 2 
points, eariyuexr week. * 

Interest rates in the money 
markets firmed to a level 
consistent with .a one-point 
rise in base rates. The three- 
month interbank rate dosed at 
J 0 15 ib- 10 7 b per cent. 

Gilt-edged securities gained 
up to y* points, while share 
prices showed strong gains: 
The Chancellor’s pledge, of a 
: 25p in ihe. pdund basic rate, of 
fexhdped the market hold bn 
; io its eadier. gains. .The FT-30 
share ;jttdexr gained. 20 jpdipts 
to t 268 Jr 



to rescue McCorquodale 


'dr^'od^e^lfifeJbw^^ 
prilttec..preSenfty tibe^'sabj®^ 
;ofai 145 milhon takeover bid 
from Norton Opax, a rival 
printer: • : ' — .... 

- McCoxquodale said yes- 
terday that talks with a third 
/, which started, on 
ember .26, had been ter- 
mmat^-thbugh it did not 
ronfirm the City viewthat the 

the news, recovering some of 
the ground Tost UibJfinte'Cny 
w as- -a wa iting ils^-expeeted 
countered . Jbr- McCorquo- 
dak.' No coraineut was. fonh- 
coming from ExteL but the 
City view is that the price 
weakness of hs shares was an 
indication that any moves, to 
intervene would not have 
gained wide, backing .among 


By John JEteB, City Editor 

instjtnfiiiial sf^»Siold«s. 

Mr jlqbert Maxwell, the 
has a 

25^»rCMt -stoke £Extd.and 
there B-^^pecnlattye^lement 
m-tbe- share- price - s inc e Mr 
Maxwell - may make an offer 
next year. when, he wiHbefree 
to do so under Takeover Panel 
rules. 

:ExteTs board will bgye 
considered, the^e possibility 
of . s^pUira* 

Maxiw^J v^en -ir doided ; tp 
drop^oat . oiP; the bidding. 
HrocSvely- he.gay^uoirce-^' 
Jbis iritemiorisby buymgn 73 
per “ cent slake ‘in 
McCoriiuodaleaffor Extel.be- 
cjftne involved: J ■ - > 

Commenting on the feH-in 
Exiefs share price when it 
entered the battle, and the -rise 
when it pulled out, Mr. Max- 
well said yesterday: “I- think 
the" shareholders voted, with 


TQc.ii ic+u i L WAS yiAfUiM.ICCf US 

whom hhidSd ootisUK" toU bps 
mbo upcaimh fcEmSrhdt td 
become invotvedLT I 7 
Mr Richard -:Hanwefi, the 
chief • executive at Norton 
Opax, said yesterday that in 
discussing terms with Extel, 
McCorquodalc could no long- 
er a^ert as rightto continued 
mdependex^Je, ■ - : r - * - 
^McCor^iodale:. ye^erday 
afeb di^bsedi: |&aVJitSr » 
tanatbd' profits foriheyearto 
September 30^rose by; 37 per 
ceaito £14 million. Thanks to 
a lower tax- charge,- -earnings 
pen share would - show " an 
estimated rise of 59 per cent to 
20 pence. 

. -MCorquodaJe' estimated 
that divdends for the year 
wouSTrise"io a total of 8 p, : a 
rise of 40 per cent on last year. 


shareholders may 
n^earl00 % premiu m 

By Richard Thomson, Banking Correspondent - 


Stock Exchange- dealing in noiraJ investors to buy the 
Trustee Savings Bank, shares shares when they are so high.” J 

100 per cent premium-on theu- il|t ^ 

terday.py:fiisKlass ppst. The 


shares, 

The .grey market price of 
TSB~ shares rose to almos t 
TOOp yesterday- twice the 
50p parv-paid ■-value. ot the 
shires'- and may iddicaie t&e 
level al which the shares open 
6 n.;the stock market this 
morning. ' 

“Thai is a ridiculous price,” 
Mr Mark O'Hanlon, a bank- 
ing analyst for Hoare Govett, 
the stockbroker, said. “It 
would be absurd for" institu- 


letiers count . as Share" ortifi- 
na tes-for the t ime-be ing . an d - 


MARKET summary 


stock markets 


«4ew York 
jow Jones 

Tokyo 

4*koiW« 
tongKonff 
Hang 5ens ■ 

jydneyrAO 

SSB-* — 20177 


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_ 1765023 (+135-43) 

'Sw 2271.15 f+66-741 

®22SrGan 270.5 (-2-1) 

1338.1 (+5-5) 


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ondon dosing Prices 


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.tying rate 



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New Yorie 
fc£1.4240’ 
|OM2-OM5V 

$: FFrfiSSK 
& Yen 1 54^- 


MAIN PRICE CHANGES 


fttSESe i : . - . 

Pflkington Sros. __ 460p (+14p 

Tilbury Group 166pl+11p 

British Aerospace — -»83p +15p 
Hawker Siddetey 44Sp (+12p 

Lucas ; — 5G8pj+27 p | 

TV- AM- — 133p +14p' 

British Borneo — 40to +?2p ( 
BP 706p (+15p; 


1C Gas 

Nat west..., . 

Sun Alliance 
Heath CE_.., 

. Cable &Mfireiesfr — 3 
Consolidated Gold -- S 
RTZ 7 


. 503p(+12p) 


Minerals & ftes: 

UnBever.- * 

SiBcblene ™.—- ^ 
Gilbert House j- 


, 883p (+ 68 p 
790Qp(+15p 

^ S8pl+22p) 


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GOLD 


London Fbdng; 


close . 

304.50) 

SSi*S«1.7tM3a20* 


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76 {£303.75- . 


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tSaker Harris. 
If: Saunders". 

; I go public : i 

By Judith Huntley ■ 

.Baker. • Harris Saunders ' 
Group is the" first commercial 
eaate agenl'to come to the 
market . 

; Valued at £15 miflipn,.the 
company -"is selling 25 per (*nt 
of its ipt&iity, 2 J roillioh 
CslBlres, by an offer for sale by 
fender at 150p per share' - ' 5 - 

specializes', m letting' office 

lb antieipatioii joflffie huge 

: volume of business, as small- ® with Big i 

; mvestqts Tnsbltd seDL-rthdr-- -^ang^Pr^-p^ts-fo^xhe ^ 

• — to Apnl 3ft 1987 are 

cast at £ 1.6 million, dou- 
1 >teThe previous year’s figure. 

The prospectus is published 
today, and applications fen the 
tender offer* set ip raise £1,78 
I; million net,: clpse. on October 

iSa ” r m +>•• .-t -i« . I'k I 

-Tbe#rikangprice,andaI2ot- 
• ■u ,-i. — - ~ - C inept b4sK;^Hbeahnomiced . 

MtUWU w*\dealii« 

..focal Sorting pomfe.-.:,.- [ starting ohOcfeber23r'-' : 


can be ^traded .09 
market:— - - 


the stock 


shares at. a premium, brokers 
wilf be alldwed on to the floor 
of the exchange at 840 am to 
prepare forlhestart of ; trading 
a""9.0am: 'Normally they " are 
not allowed on the floor until 
[-trading begins. — — .V _ 

■; :IMbcatioii| tetierr are" 


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Charles Hamhra, above left, and Sir Michael Butler: Opportunities through co-operation 

Italian boost for Hambros 

By Richard Thomson, Hanlring Pniro^jinq^nl 


Hambros Bank yesterday 
announced the formal link-up 
with Institute Bancario San 
Paolo di Torino, Italy’s third 
hugest hank. At the same 
time, Hambros boosted its 
capital, by £91 mflliott with a 
loan from San Paolo. 

This is the first m a network 
of co-operative relationships 
Hambros hopes to establish 
with banks in Europe. 

The £50 million loon takes 
the form of a 15-year subordi- 
nated loan costing Ms more 
than the London interbank 
offered rate. It will qualify as 
loan capital under Bank of 
England rales and boost 
Hambros’ capital base to 
about £180 mUlifa. 

San Paolo is taking a 65 per 
cent state in Hambros as an ■ 
investment, and the two in- 
stitutions win have- directors 


on each other's boards. 

Mr Charles Hambra, group 
rffii limn, said: “Hambros b 
pvin£ high priority to expand- 
ing its business in Europe 
through a network of co- 
operation with other financial 
institutions.” 

Sir Michael Butler, a former 
British Ambassador to the 
European Ec on omic Commu- 
nity, arranged the deaL He 
was recruited by Hambros to 
set up a network of banks co- 
operating with Hambros 
across Europe. 

Sir Michael said: “By 1992 
there will be freedom to pro- 
vide financial services throug- 
hout the EEC and with 
exchange controls disappear- 
ing In many countries, 
opportunities are already 
opening up. 

- “Hambros is meeting the 


challenge of US and Japanese 
b« retire 00 i n t e nrutinw a l mar- 

bante^witffwboni we can co- 
operate in Enropean mark- 
ets.” 

Sir Michael said most of the 
business was likely to be in 
cross-frontier mergers and ac- 
qnisitioDS in Emope, and in 
fund management services. 

He added that the link was 
likely to be different with each 
institution and would not al- 
ways involve a shareholding. 
It might also inclaae 
stockbrokers. 

Hambros said an arrange- 
ment with 1 German bank was 
in the process of being ar- 
ranged. The network will ini- 
tially include about seven or 
eight banks in Scandinavia, 
Germany, France, Italy, Spain 
and the Netherlands. 


£120m plan 
for Royal 
Mint site 

- — ByJudithHnntley . 

Commerciat Property 
Correspondent — 


The site oftheformer Royal 
Mint , pISse^tQrthe Tower . df 
London,, on '.the .edge of the 
Sqoa^M 2 e;jsto beredevd- 
oped m a£I 20 jnflJion scheme’’ 
with 550,000 sq- ft of offices 
which could be worth about 
£400 mflDion. 

The Crown Estate Commis- 
sioners, owners of the 55-acre 
site, has chosen Gty Merchant 
Pevel 6 pers» a new " property 
company, apccializmg in city, 
offices,- tadevdoptheMinLlt 
watbe.one ofthe largestsingle 
cbmmercid developments un- 
deitaken in ^Britain. 

The development is being 
funded by the British Tele- 
communications Staff Sup- 
erannuation Scheme which 
has financed . another large 
City scheme with Gty Mer- 
chant Developers. 


Opec extension on 
output levels likely 


Erom David Young, Geneva 


the 


Organization of- Petrol 
Exporting Countries for last 
month aim this are now likely 
to be continued until tbe end 
of-the year. . 

The Opec oil ministers are 
still working on what they 
describe as a radical new 
method of setting quotas, but 
it is unlikely that it will be 
completed until December 
and introduced oh January 1. 

Meanwhile, h is expected 
that the overall output level of 
16.8 millToh barrels a-day wiU 
remain in force, a move which 
is expected u> lead, to firmer 
wdrtd ofl prices. " - 

. The new system which is 
under discussion in Geneva 
would allocate each of the 13 
member countries a fixed 
percentage of any output 
quota set, rather than the 
quota being renegotiated and 


reallocated reach time a new 
production ceiling is set. 

Tbe percentages will prob- 
ably be allocated according to 
formula based- on - historic 
output levels, the- size tit 
proven oil reserves and 
population. 

A suggestion that each 
country’s level of foreign debt 
should also be considered as 
part of the formula has been 
rejected by the wealthy Arab 
oil states. 

Kuwait which has been 
insisting, this , week that the 
prereniquota tysiem must be 
replaced has now modified its 
stand. ' 

Its oil minister. Sheikh Ali 
Khalifa, has said that if there 
esc signs (hat each of the 
member countries is serious 
about the new quota system he 
has no objection 10 the present 
agreement being extended 


Speedy 
gas share 
flowback 
resisted 

By Teresa Poole 

Business Correspondent 

The Government is seeking 
to avoid a quick flowback of 
shares to Britain if it derides 
10 m ahead with overseas sales 
of British Gas shares as part of 
next month's £6 billion 
privatization. 

It is considering whether to 
sell shares to small investors 
as well as institutions in the 
United States, Japan and 
some European countries to 
ensure a wide base of 
shareholders. 

A final decision on selling 
shares abroad has not yet been 
taken, but advisers are con- 
cerned to avoid a repeat ofthe 
immediate profit-taking in 
overseas markets — in particu- 
lar the US — that came after 
the British Telecom sale. 

The placement of shares 
with foreign financial institu- 
tions this time will be far more 
broadly based. 

Banks taking part in any 
overseas share offering, which 
is expected 10 account for 20 
per cent of tbe equity, will 
have to promise 10 make an 
active market in British Gas 
shares after privatization and 
to provide proper research 
coverage. A concerted effort is 
also being made to educate 
foreign investors about the 
longer term attractions of the 
company. 

Mr Chris Brier! ey. manag- 
ing director for economic 
planning at British Gas. said 
yesterday that the decision on 
an overseas share sale would 
be delayed as long as possible. 

However, the ground work 
is already well under way. and 
the chairman. Sir Denis 
Rooke. will head a British Gas 
team visiting Japan next week. 
Further roadshows will take 
place in North America and 
Europe after tbe publication of 
the pathfinder prospectus at 
the end of October. 

Although applications for 
British Gas prospectuses -are 
coming in at a rate of 4,000 an 
hpur v financial advisers be- 
lieve that there wSU be enough 
shares on offer to meet domes- 
tic mid foreign demand. After 
the massive interest in TSB 
shares, it is thought that 
British Gas could end up with 
up to eight million 
shareholders. 

Speaking at the opening of 
British Gail’s biggest-ever ex- 
hibition at Altrincham, 
Greater Manchester, Mr 
Briertey confirmed that the 
company planned to develop 
its oil activities and expand 
into energy-related businesses 
after privatization. 

He added: “We will be very 
active in considering any 
opportunities to acquire 
extensions of our exploration 
business. 


In tomorrow’s 
Family Money 

The Times; tomorrow will 
have 12 - pages .of : . Family 
Money, and -with it a a 
penetrating took at the invest- 
ments of a £300,000 pools 
winner.. 

As the National Franchise 
Exhibition gets under way, we 
reveal tbe . darker side of 
franchising., 

.What are the options- for 
"those iunlucky not tO receive 
'shares ; fh:. tlje-TSB? Hqw-tfo 
innericiiy traders cope without 

insurance? Does .permanent 

health : Govef ^provide - such 
vital protection? _ 

What do building societies’ 
diversification plans mean for 
the consumer? What are the 
prospects for energy-investing 
unit trusts in the light of this 
week's. Opec meeting?-. 

The answers to -these - and 
many other questions close to 
the' pockets: aini purses, of 
every family m m The Times 
— tomorrow; : r : ' ' _ : 


"1 L'V. ?■ ' ■ 



Hie Confederation of Brit- 
ish Industry yesterday- discor- 
jered -another .waji of. patting 
the frighteners on employers 
and workers -over pay, -this 


wage rises lnth dn^aifibction. 

The annual ca^h JffibtT .de- 
manded 


By. Edward Townsend, Industrial Correspondent 

nation‘ l s Itealttv Mr Nickson 
- sahL Bat there was -evidence 
that Kke the increasingly 
Strong -anti-dreg- -message, 
which, the CBI supported, tee 
pay jdflemimt was.-also begm- 
rting to coere.aCTos&;.j ; ‘ 

- Latest results froth the 

s was daw- C^s t«ty Jala.lHHik covering 

damaging "to. foe WQe: S6t^- 

ments show^at in 'the thfrd 
quarto of ' the year rises, were 
averaging 5S par cent, -the 
towestior, there yens. ' . 

However, -.with rises , still 
more than double the rate" of 
. inflation, this wns.iiot enoogh 
of a fall. “I hefieye Hurt every 
chairman, 2 «very : cWef «cec- 
] every director; has a 


countiy, sa rd Mr- . Darid 
Nickson, the CBI presadent^fn 
a speech to Nottingham 

businessmea. “The habit ^Uad 
to be kicked.” 

Too many people suffered 
from an annual “high,” and 
“those of ns in work befievewe 
can contiDoafty pay onrsdres 
more ; than ” rffe ; earn from 

improved t : ^oductivity r'and "dearJnty to challenge mid to 

y :v :> "qitestioo, inJ^e w^.strmgeat 

’ : % ^ n^hn^taritewswerthy way, around thSr boardroom 
to point out the dangers of the tobkaw the need for any _pay 
annual ‘-pay roun d to the increas e th at is not strictly 


related to 

productivity actually 
ivered. ' ' V ‘ 

..“Nor sbotUd nationally- 
u^otiated" settlements be al- 
lowed to ovenidea^ompany’s 
own commercial: and. compet- 
itive interests” - 

M&uiwhfle, : fte; CBI yes- 
terday took anotber swipe at 
the Goveramoafs new VAT 
pearitks systemfociatc pay- 
ers and said some small 
basinesses might go bankrupt 
as a result. 

Mrs Jean Parker, chairman 
of the. organization’s smaller 
firms council, said the new 
systenrwas inflexible andtook 
po account of the . efrenm- 
staiKxr which .-- .may. have 

caesedlate payment Trying to 
ditch - np orernight would 

cause "cash " Crises in many 
1 panics and in some cases 
" it lead to bankruptcy. 



If you’ve put money aside for TSB shares and your 
number didn’t dome up (oryoudidii’t get as many as you 
wanted) there’s no reason tyhythat money can’tstili work for 
■you. " ./ ■ : ; : 

; And perils even more profitably. 

.You could invest in one of Fidelity’s wide range oftop 
performing unk trusts. 

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WALL STREET 


Dow edges forward m 
moderate, early trading 


New York (Agencies) — Wall 
Street stocks moved higher in 
moderate early outing yes- 
tentay, extending a rally of the 
prerioos session. 

•' -The Dow Jhoesf industrial 
average rose SJMi to 1,812.71 
id one stage wfaemthe trans- 
port indicator was up 6.75 at 
S34JJ& but the rtflitfes aroage 
. showed a fractjonafdecEiie of 
0.23 V 19K5& The 65 stocks 
average wairap 354 to 72154. 
- The broader Standard & 
Poor's 500-stock index wfe up 
456 to 238.04 white theiVew 
York - - Stock ' . Exchange 
compbsitelwTex rose 0.71to 

1 WJ&: *;v “T: 


Mr Jon . Grovetnan of 
Ladeabnrg,T halmanrt 1 said 
the day coddhe pivotal and* 
‘Strong dose -could convince 
investors that -dnr market was- 
' poised to move higher. 


with, the abflity. of thrmarkd 
to withstand a: WeaJk’ bond, 
norketralioat bad news. . 
.-Among- Ae blue chips, 
International: Business Ma- 
chines was, SQt h at 127-% 
•. General Electric ahead Sat 74 
i and Exxon; up. «rat68&, : 

' ^ . General v Motors was 
dowp. % at ‘67%oX)ne report 
said that GM was expected 


Advancing f-; shares were 
leading decMmng issaesbya 
three-to-two margin qn. volume 
of about IS] 



for the: L inli quarter^ which 
" could drag downifce amteoed 
profitsof the vbfe : three-car 
makers by;*s ntactfhs 36 per 
cat! 


L'cftiz million, 
f i Turnover was. 5.9 per cent 
plowed at- ^9-8,-jmiflKra. An 
Operating profit of £481.948 
was achieved against a loss of 
£356522 last time and interest 
charges came down 31 per 
cent to £576,737. 

‘As extraordinary debit of 
£73,363. was mad? to cover the 
costs froraihe-bld by. Mir Alee 
Nordjn,. the -Swedish en- 
trepTtn^tjr, JdC'lhe company 
eaHiev- this yeac.vMr Nordin, 
who has a*47.6 per amt stake 
in Campan. Im been made 
chief eamaiv£ k - :■ . 

■ G vertie^ds haVe been cut in 
tfc.pastLtw© yfears hy £3, 
mfllfoh to £8 million this year. 

. The interim dividend has 
been maintained at 0-5p. . 


06 - JO* 
a 7 


Qa vOcr.. 

-a 7. 


AMR 59V 

ASA , ' 39% 
ASMSMar- - 
•AlSedSw.. ee*.' 
AksCMm -- » . 
Alcoa — 37 

Atraxlne. - .14% . 
AAt-raatW 25% 
_Am_Brancfe r..93X.'. 
.AitrCan . -• 84V. 
AmCyrm'd 75S- 
AmQPM. .27*- 
ATnERU*ja»"57*” 
Am Home -~75 “ 
Am Motors 2% 
AmSt'mJ 40* 
AmTetepfi 23* 
Amopo_ 68% 
AnncoStoei 7 
Aurao 14* 
Ashland Off 80V 
At Richfield SB* 
Avon Prods 33% 
BkrsTstNY 46% 
Bankamor '14* - 
8k rt Baton . 39% 
BankofVY.,57 
BathSmi - W. 

S4 - ' 

__ 59%/ 

Brden - 1 . 44* . 

Wanw- 34 *. a 
_.5JMy0tiS/ W*-- 

BP ^TSjSIK 

Burftontnd 37 
BurTtonNUl 60 

Ca^qffic 11% ■ 
CawrpflKB - 37% 
Oatmesa- 212% i 
Central SW 335C 

Myu>u7|U| QC]7 

unempton ajt* 
Chase Man 37* 
ChmBkMY 44* 
Chevron 45* 

Chrysler 37% 

Citicorp . . 49* 
dark Equp 20*. 
Coca Cota - 35% 
-38% 

129* ' 1 

CVnbte Gttt_ .42* . 

i". afit 

ConsEete -’<5* - 
OiNatGas. :.< 30 %- 
Cor»TWr 12% .. 
OntrHWa- --2S% 
Corning G - -51% 
CPC bn - - 85* 
Cram 29% 
CmZaffer 51 
DartS Kraft 55% 
Dam ‘ S3 
Data Air ' 47% 

OatrortEd 16% 
Digital Eq -92 


Fir Astons I 
Fst Chicago 


FstIntBr£p 
mC 


> Fst Perm l 


PTWectwa 

GAFCdrp 

STBCotp 


toon Inst 
/GonMMs 

jun^UtnJ 
1 L G«nesco 
oraiaRae 


Goodrich 
Goodyear 
GoukfSc 
Grace - 
GtAH&Tac 
SThrid 
GnananCor 
.GUTA West 
.Heinz KJ. 
Hercules 
Hlatt-ftcrd 


Phelps Dga 2T* 
»I»B- 70* 

ST"- Si 

PPG Ind -85% 
PrarGraW „ 70* 
Pb-SEAQ -39% 
Raytheon-62* 
; RynkJsM at : .45 . 
.Tkwkwellnt .40* 
IDBtCh 90% 
. .saya. i£9% 
GamLee- 62 * 
SFEsopae" 28% 
SdiHwrger. •' 33% 
;B®K8 62 

lem^Bck 
SheITVws 53% 
Singer 52% 

ShrtNdnBk 60% 
19% 

Sth&dEd “ 


-56% 

20 

69* 

-fOX 

66 % 

64% 

-69% 


62% 
145% 
• .40* 
-90% 
.-58% 
, 62% 
26% 


Staring Ora 44% 
Stevens JP 37 


. htTuTel 
T Irving Bank 
' tJhrari&Jhn 
.fKatoetMum, 
KArr McGee 


KmplyCbfc 
CMart 


Duka Power ^45* - 
DuPont 79% 
Eastern Air 9 
Esrni Kodak 56 
EatonCoro 70* 
Emerson 0 OK • 
Exxon Con* 68% 
Pad Drt S». 81*. 


Kl . 
Kroger ' 
LT.v.Corp 
Litton 
Locfdifted 
Lucky Sas 
Man ff over 

MamffleCp 
jjMepco 
'Mam* MW 
Mn Marietta 
4tasco 
jutcDonMds 
McDonnefl 
Meed - 

iSMng 
JUtobWW ■ 
Monsanto 

-Morgan JP. 
.Motorola 
NCR Carp 
NLbidstro 
NatDteUrs 
JtatMed.Ent 
I AatSmcndt 
NorioAcSth 
NW.Bancrp : 
[OcddttPM 

Bit ‘ 


i'StlaOcn^ 54% 
] Tetodyne , • 313% 

' Tenneco •*. 42 
Texaco.. I .34% 

tTexasUtBs 33 > 
Textrorr .- ^£7- 
' TravdsCOf 44%- 
TOWInc : c 92% 
UAL Inc - 58%- 
Unilever M W 214' 

| Dn Carbide - 20% 
Un PacCor 58% 
'(Ad Braids 35 
USQCorp 40* 
UtdTechnol 42% 
USX Ccup 28 
Unocal 24 
| Jim Water- 43 - 
. WtnerLmM. 55 


61% 

.69* 

-41* 

53% 

52 

80* 

- 19% 
33* 

”& 
.43% 
37 
54* 
306% 
J 40% 
34* : 

m 


f Web Fern -104* 
jhseB . 55* 


Wstghse 1 


. fi - .41 %i 

Xerox Corp- S3% 
■ZaNth -"-.-2q% 


*44%- 

-93* 

■57% 

211 * 

m' 

57% 

34 

-40* 

42% 

27% 

23* 

42% 

.53%.. 

103% 

r- 
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'39% 
-,52%. 
- 20 % * 


CANADIAN PAlCES 




PacGasB 
Pan Am 
Pemo)rJ.C. 
Permzna 


AbfUbf 24%- 
Mcn Atom 43% 
AtaoneSfl 14 
CenPacWe 18% 
Comnco 13% 
CorBathrst 23% 
Hkr/SWCan 26* 
HdsnBMIn - 24% 
knegca ■ : ; ..33% 
Imperial Off 45% . 
in Pipe . 40% *■ 
TnisWii./ 29* - 
gam .. ■ 84X-_ 

SFco'.'-am- 

DinienN 27% 


24 
43* 
14 
16% 
18% 
23% 
26% 
24- 
33% 
45%. 
41- 
29* 
42%. 
21 »- 


Verity Corp . .261 
-WS^+Nram ' 38* 


hWCT-ni 


■13% 


■•Eiwrew of 


i RiMapim tsa^aktTnM.j[UDguaMi. 


37%r. 

13* 



i cuts half-time losses 


Campari International, the 


sports equtpment grt^p,^ 


COMPANY NBVJS 


duced its losses to 
before-tax in . the six months to 
the end of May. compared 

with a, previous, first-half loss 

7 milli/ 


.anribumble 462 (364). Earnings 
pershare2.7p(2.lp). • 

• JAMES FINLAY: Turnover 
in £000 for six-months to June. 
30 was 84.282 (108^73). Trad- 
ing profit, exdudim plantatjon 
iinensts' In Bangfarifisbu was 
3.446 (6J71). Pretax profits 
3,409 (6 J42). 

• MUSTERLIN GROUP: 

Turnover for six months to June 

30 in £000 was 3.163 (2.01). 


Figums.in £000. Group turnover 
lo!i9i 


Operating profit -138 (80). Pre- 
ifits36(8QI _ 


(7,482). "Pretax profits 
■1318 ( 1,763). |ani* i n^ I I* r 
share 20 Jp (I-*.7p). Mr. John 
Salmon, the chairman, said tire 
company had made a satisrac- 

TRIAL HOLDINGS: R«ults 
for the six months to June 30 tn 
£000. Interim dividend u-9p 
(same). Sates 10.057 (6.409). 


(351 X Investment income 127 
(76). Interest payable 1,057 
n04V Pretax profit 2J210 
0.055). Tax 886 (946). Minority 
interests 68 (93),. • Profit 
anribuiabte 1.256 (L016). Earn- 
ings per ordinary share 21 , 02 p 
(I7p). 


In brief 


• TDK CORPORATION: The 
terms of the USS bond issue 
with warrants are: rate of in- 
terest 3.75 per cent .a year. 


: sharis to be issued upon 
exercise ■' of warrants: ' yen 
23317,500.000; initial exercise 
price a.-share to be issued upon 
exercise of a warrant: yen 3.6S0; 
fixed exchange rate yen 155.45 
to ihe dollar. 

• SAVAGE GROUFt: Results 
for the year ended June 30 
(proforma year to June 30 
1985). Final dividend 0-5p (nil), 

"f November 26. With 
... in £000*s: Profit before 
iit. interest and tax 1,030 
Bay-out interest 22 8 
38). Pretax profit 802 <397). 
_ ,ji -285 .‘(160). Earnings per 
$hfli£7;8p(naL . : 

QMeK GROUPr The 
company has agreed to sell its 
2MLacre sale -al Cbeadle; near 
Stodqiort,' tot Orbit Develop- 
ments for £750,000. The site is 
valued at £280,000 for motor- 
trade use. The sale will realize 
assets totalling about £1 million 
with disposal of parts and 
vehicle stocks, and will cot the 
group's interest payments by 
more than 10 per cent in a full 
year. 

• BRITISH ISLAND .AIR- 
WAYS: Results for- the half year 
fo'June. 30T in £000. No interim 
dividend Twit a final dividend Of 
2 £p? fbiv "1986'. .is •; 


Turnover 1 2,436 (8^40). Relax 
profit .514 (410). Tax 52. Profit 


APPOINTMENTS 



Good performance 


across 



6 months to 
... 306^6 
• £,000 


6 .months to 

30 . 6 ^J (oiuudlmll 


12 months to 
31 - 12^5 
£,000 


Profit before taxation 
Profit after tax and minorities 
Earnings per ordinary share 


33.345 

28.0p 


34,051 

19,961 

17.8? 


68,821 

41,525 

36.op 


Extractjrom the interim report of the 

These results, which exceed the profit 
forecast made in connection with the listing 
of the Company's shares on The Stock ' 

Exchange earlier this year, reflect a high 
contribution from corporate finance' activities 
and a good performance overall from the 
other activities of the Group. The: 
contribution froih banking and intefriatibrial 
capital market operations was ahead of our 

expectations; in particular, Morgan Grenfell & 

Co- Limited lead managed a significant .. 
number of ne\v issues during die period in 
the Euro-sterling market. The results of our 
investment management operations were alk> 
well ahead of budget as were those of our 
overseas subsidiaries. 


Considerable progress has been made 
during the period in developing our . . 
integrated securities business. Full ownership .. 
of Pmchin Denny & Co. and Pember.&BovJe : 
was acquired in April. 1986; Moran Grenfell • 
SecuridiK having become a member of The 
Stock Exchan^ in March Eoflowing a . ' . . 


Chaimidn^Lon[ Catto: -- --- . 

significant recruitment programme, research 
teams covering the major sectors of the equity 
market are now in place together with an 
experienced sales team. All our securities staff 
are now based in new offices .at 20 Finsbury 
Circus in readiness for the commencement of 
dual capacity trading.after 2.7th October. 

In June of this year the-Group s capita] 
base was increased Substantially -by the raising 
_ofXi54 m iHion Inetof ex^nsesXofnew 
equity capital. The capital base was further 
strengthened in August by the issue of $ 2 oo 
million of primary capital in the.form of 
undated floating rate notes and our total 
capital resources now exceed £590 million. 
The consolidated balance sheet includes 


trading balances attributable to our enlarged 
securities business. - - 


; The Board continues. to have confidence 
in the.oii tcome for 1986 -as .a whole and has 
approved the payment of an interim dividend 
of 3-5p per share payable on -2i-st November 
to bolders'of record on'23rd Oaobay I586I 


MORGAN 





GROUPPiS^ii 




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A 


ANZ Humberdyde: Mr 
Colin Gordon becomes chief 
executive. 

McLaughlin & Harvey: Mr 
Gharieg Penny has been made 
chairman.: - - : f 
Carrier Service: MrrChnsr 
topher ..J -becpnies 

managing director. 

- Tyrack^LTartners (Bristol): 
MrLf»K^ ‘Hfemplsiays'"fias 
bom ] made chairman. 'Mr 
Patncfe AlexaiKkr and Mr 
Aryan Tonltinson become 
non-executive directorsu 
Pep^Cok: Mr PmI Adams 
has been made mmketiiig 
director, Northero Europe. 

Econpcom .JGK: Mr Ber- 
trand Bcsid&ard becomes 


Mr 


Provincial - .Groui 
G F E ; Sfeakerlej _ 
chairman-aid Mr Tohn H 
Maxwell is made chief exec> 
uti ve. Mr Kenned J Walker 
becomes deputy chairman. 
Provincial Insurance. 

Mowlem (Building): Mr 
Stephen Hawkes joins the 
bo^und.as contracts director. 
Mowlem (Civil Engineering): 
Mr Gerald Brown becomes 
finance director. 

Xenotron Holdings: Mr 
Daniel R Chapchal joins the 

board- : . 

. Cuthbert Heath' Underwrit- 
ingrMrWifcJ Ritdteas joins 
the board. 

HAT Gn>op: Mr W. Boulton 
and Mr- B K Thompson be- 
come chairm an and deputy 
chairman. 

. Smith & Williamson: Mr 
Gareth Pearce becomes a 
partner, Smith & Williamson 
Chartered Accountants, and a 
director. Smith & Williamson 
Securities. Mr Henry fturker 
becomes a director. Smith & 
Williamson Sauirities. 

Dolidnd & Aitchison: Mr 
MdviDe Johnston has been 
'made chief executive, opfcra- 
tionsetiyision. ' 

Cartier Mr John Laner 
becomes finandal director 
and company secretary, Mr 
Robert' Newman has been 
made wholesale sales director, 
Mr Terry Davidson- becomes 
director,' English ' Artworks, 
and --Mrs - P3ar Misteli- 
Boxford communications 
director.. • 


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tax profits 36 ( 8 Q loss). Tbe first 
half has shown a good perforr 
mance in all sectors and -direc- 
tors are confident about results 
for the foil year. Dividend 
payable on November 14. . 

• CONTINENTAL MICRO-. 
WAVE HOLDINGS: A 
2342JJ49 scrip issue of ordinary 

-.shares win be pair of the 
business. conducted at the au- 
. rural meeting on. October .30. 
.The shares will be issued on the 
. basis of one ordinary for every 
ordinary and/or employee share 
held on October 23. 

• FW THORPE; Final divi- 
dend of 2.8p makes 4.6p (3.9p) 
for the year to June 30. Figures 
in £000. Turnover 7,532 (o;752) 
including exports 1,050 Q*359>_ 
Pretax profits 082 OJ05X 
Earhines ‘ per share 27.4p 



year ending 
Figures to £80Qr -Comparisons 
restated. Sales 41.859 (8,479). 
Pretax profit 1J04 ( 626 ). Tax 
195 (79), Minorities 19 (14L 
Extraordinary , loss 66.(1% 
Earning*.^ per tiure 9.lQp. 


per 


.tings 

• CHINA t EASTERN INV- 
ESTMLNT COMPANY: Re- 


(3^7pT The group rmeod^ io 
* lilisung 


sultsfor the 


July 31 in USS 

2.2 cents (Up), payable Decem- 
ber 11. Torai net - assets- 
. 2(X85i*493 . ( f3,966j I71L In- 
come on lnvestmentsijOlj.w? 1 
(679,193). Other income 80^62 
(54.027). Admmisttatipn- cx- 


267.137 (178.927)^Tax 

(overseas) 16.728 < 


ENGINEER- 
ING INDUSTRIES-AFRI- 
CAN 'HOLDINGS: The com- 
pany bow' has a listing on the 
Johannesburg Stock Exchange. 
NEI Africa reported pretax prof- 
its of R3 1.1 million (£10 mil- 
lion) on total net tangible assets 
of R96.7 million for 1985. ■ 

• MONUMENT OIL. AND 
GAS: Figures in £000 for six 
months to June 30. Turnover 8 
(13). Cost of sales 1 1(1 IX Gross 


(11,20). Earn- 
ings attributable -810.832 
(543.089V Earnings per share 
4.8 cents (3 2$. Net asset value 
$1.23 (£0-82). The unaudited 
net asset value per share on 
September 30 was U^l-44 
(£0.99) or USS1J7 (£0.95) 
allowing for the full exercise of 
warrants. „„ 

• GRAMPIAN HOLDINGS: 
Results for the six months to 
June 30 in. £000. Interim divi- 
dend 


Up (L33pX payable 

November 7. Turnover, trans- 


port and construction 
(14,703): retail 3J40 


... 11,274 

3 (4,762); 

6,581 (5^47) and 
pharmaceuticals 2^130 (1,900). 
Central costs 205 (245). Pretax 
- ( 910 V 


move to a full listing asaootias 
is pracilcabte • ••• >• 

• FRANK G GATES: ftratihs- 
for the six months to june 30 Hr 
£00a Turnover 25.932 (24,358)1' 
Prerax profit 601 (530V UK tax: 
220 (219). Earnings pec>:share: 
4.5p (3.7p)> ■ . .J 

• TlBBEt -A BRITTEN 
GROUP: A dividend of 

than 2Jp for 1986 is expected. 
Figures in £000r - Turnover 
15,800 (15J60) for six moqtHs 
to June 28. Operating, profir 
1J32 (997). Ner interest re, 

ceived 36 (paid 84V Pretax 
profit 1.268 (913). Tax 460 
(236V EarnmgS per Shafe XSp 
(3. Ip). A pretax profit of not less 
than £3^25 million for 1986-% 
forecast • - 

• SANDERSON MURRAY 4 
ELDER HOLDINGS; DiyV 
dend 4.5p (4p) for the -year 40 - 
June 30. Group turnover 
£6,6 1 0-53 0 ff5^73v283VT*retix 
profit 063^42 .(£142^20) afier 


chatging depreciation- £70.293 
(£74051). 

£1.910 


loss 3 (2 profit). Pnaaxjyn^ra 


nil (123) and after rax — » — 
Earnings per share nil (0O2pV A 
reducuoh m bfl prices and 
future North Sea developments 
have led the board to coiisRter 
Vditiuies in lower-cost areas in- 
Britain.' These could be fiinded 
by presen 1 cash, which inducting 
tax repayments due, exceeds 
£2-8 million. 

DRUCK HOLDINGS: Filial 


dividend of 2.6p, making 4^ 


(3.6p) for the year to June 


profit 1,133 (910V Tax 225 
(227)- Earnings per share 4.l9p 
(3.8 lp adjusted). Pretax profit: 
transport and construction 923 
(710); retail loss 275 (125 profit); 
sports goods 490 (190); 
pharmaceuticals 200 ( 130). Cftn- 

•*joj*n° 5 * 2 maunders 

GROUPS Hnat- dividend -2i6p 
making 5p <4. 5p/ for the year to 
June 30. payable Ndvnnber.28. 
Figures' m £000. Turnover 
29^52 (21.304). Operating 
profit, 3, 1 40(2,683), corapriang: 
houses 2.933 0259); land ml 
(73V industrial buildings 207 


. Bank interest paid' 
(£10-294) and after 
crediting investment income' 


£59.847. (£53.992). Eanrinra pets 
u7p (S-7p). Dividend 


share 6. . . 
payable on November 18. ‘ 

• HOLT LLOYD INTER; 
NATIONAL: Results for the28 


weeks to September 13, figures 
dividend:^ 


in (£000). Interim dividend^* 
(1.65pV payaWc - 2, 

Group sales: UK automotive 
12,935 (0635V overseas: and 
export 31,749 (2,030); andfood 
nil (1.630). making 4G69L 
(4IJ275V Group pretax 'profit 
3353 (3,100). Tax l,490(U9tfc . 
Earnings per share ,4»K>p 
(3.48pV 


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snew chairman wants stronger links between industry and education 


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®y Derek Harris* 

I}? British Institute ■ ' of- 

m ?nibere is the bimest 
w^±JT t ^ n fcT- lS ' Wnd in iW 

S&5SSSF&?: 

wftM&nL th ? Qexltw o ; years- 

B M h« P ^ er 5 succ ? ssor * 
him has a new cutting etfce. 

5JSg .**' chair ' is Brian 
woifson, who was the leader 
ot a consortium which- nine 
njomhs ago bought Wembley 
Stadium, in London. 

Business, he maintains, is 
fun and says that since every 
successful man makes mis- 
takes he works so hard lo be 
able lo afford his next mistake. 

; he is seemingly 

indefatigable. He is. also chairs 
man of AngloNordic Hold- - 
^ engineering' group 
o 1 . .20 factories throughout 
Britain, which exploit a.num- 
bcr of different nicbe-prod- 
ucts. from aviation ground 
handling equipment to 
specialist agricultural 
machinery. 

His many directorships in^ 
elude some in the United 
States, with -the aerospace 
division of Hercules at 
Wilmington, ‘Delaware, and 
Kcprier-T regofe," specialists ' in 
decision analysis Strategy; -for 
cated in Prince town. New 
Jersey. " r '' ' 

These non-executive - in- 
terests are valuable, be says, 
because it teaches radical 
questions to ask about a 
business that spring from the 
fresh mind from outside. • 

He said- “It enables you to 
go back to ask more questions 
of your own business. I regard 
u as a self-cleansing process." 

He has close ties with ibe. 
University of Pennsylvania at 
Philadelphia. Including ’ 
membership of the advisory 
board of the Wharton Centre 
for International Management 
Studies. He is also a governor 
of the Lauder Institute there. 

The BIM cleariy.wiU not be 
left short on the latest trends 
in US thinking on manage- 
ment matters, although Mr 
Woffson, a classic man -of 
action, says he is hot a great 
one for theories as such. 

His network of business 
inieresis spans more than 20 
countries and until compar- 
atively recently he spent-more 
time out of Britain than in it. 
He still has a formidable 
schedule of intercontinental 
commuting, but the balance 
has shifted 

He. now. puts a lot of miles ' 
on the odometer of his A- 
registered Mulsannc .Turbo. 
Bentley. Anglo-Nordic’s-head-, 
quarters having been Shifted" 
to --HemeT ■’Hempstead “-40- 
Hertfordshire,' ;:dose'to._the.. 
motorway network, where- the •_ 
M 1 links with the M25.' " * 

Chairmanship of the Wem-- 
blev consortium means a -lot ■ 
mo re work at evenings and the 
weekends, he said It is a 



Brian Wolfeon at Wembley; “Commerce is the best game in town" 


business venture but for Mm 
rather more than that. 

He said “It brings together 
so many of the things I have 
ever been and done. It is 
almost as if 1 have spent my 

Bfe geffing ready fpr ft." . - 

: Asa youngster he was a" 400 
metres- . ’ 'champion. ' A 
Mersey® tjer_ : he; follows the 
fortunes of Liverpool .United 
as keenly as he ever did 
- His father died when be was 
15 and he was out in the 
university of life, ft taught him 
weTL He started off in a motor 
engineering job in LiverpooL 
By 18 he was in business with 
two partners and then went on 
to build his first group of 
companies only to be head- 
hunted in his mid-twenties, 
by the Granada group: 

Hist he was involved, with 
leasing, then became chief 
executive of the television 
rental subsidiary, rising to 
joint managing directorof the 
Granada group. He bad nine 
years with Granada leaving in 
1971 at 35. 

He recalled: “It was starting 
all over again. This time I 
looked around the world 
starting with Australia and 
South East Asia" 

He established Ms first links 
with Smidlh, 'a Danish com- 
pany which is among the 
world leaders in cement plant, 
and put together an inter- 
national group with interests 
ranging from television rental 
in a score of countries to the 
Volkswagen importer in Mex- 
ico. In 1976 Mr Wolfeon 
started building up Anglo- 
Nordic.- ._ 

. :• It .was no surprise when Tie 
became. .the first non-North . 
American president of:' the" 
Young ^'-Presidents'-' s Associ- 
ation. whose membership in- - 
dudes some of the world's 
brightest and most successful 
managers. 

So what BIM has gained is a 
hard-nosed businessman with 
an international view devel- 


oped in coping with the nitty 
gritty demands of many dif- 
ferent national markets. 

He has shown that as well as 
a businessman he is also a 
proselytiser during his long- 
time suppprt .or the BIM 
where he has been , chairman 
of" the' ' institute's education 
and ^management devejopr 
ment committee. . 

Sir Peter, -when be handed 
over the BIM chairmansMp 
last month, said of Mr 
Wolfeon: “We are lucky to 
have in the new chairman 
someone who has served the 
institute for many years with 
great distinction, particularly 
in his unifying vision of the 
' interdependent' needs Of in- 
dustry and education.” 

Mr Wolfeon laid down Ms 
mairrsiraiegy for bis two years 
as BIM chairman: “I am 
particularly keen to increase 
young people's involvement 
with industry and promote 
better management education.. 
Management education 
should start in the school 
classroom and should be a 
lifelong process. The more 
skiffs people gain, the more 
motivated they become.” 

His preoccupation with 
improving the interface be- 
tween industry and educa- . 
tional . institutions also took 
him to board membership of 
the- Foundation for Manage- 
ment Education. 

But the fine focus of his 
dunking dwells most of all on 
• motivation. He said: “The 
fundamental problem of this 
' country is attiradinaL Go to 
the_thnisting countries — ■ Ko- 
.rea. Brazil, 5ii«ap6re^ Taiwan 
and so on —'ind lhey hatfe a 
national perception ofiwhere 
tirey are-going. ^ • . , -r- ■ i, 

“In 'Britain there is, .'no 
common . perception of this 
ldncU British talent is as good 
if not better than in any other 
of the advanced countries of 
die world, but that clarity of 


perception and purpose is not 
there." . 

like many m manufacturing 
industry, be is critical of 
Britain's . contra-commercial 
culture,- with its roots in the 
Victorian .past and .earlier. 
Too-few competent managers 
are- being turned out by the 
British 'system: and too-few 
people with the correct- range 
of skills and training^ be said.' 

He bemoans that outstand- 
ing example of the altitudinal 
gap in the United Kingdom: 
the British, approach to so 
many manifestationis of the 
tourist industry. 

Mr Wolfeon said: “Britain is 
nniqnely placed to exploit 
tourism potential yet how 
many-native born Britons do 
ypiTsee working in restaurants 
or.the hotels^ Britonsiconfose 
service with servile. But go to 
Switzerland;^ ^ there -they tadofr. a 
pride' in service. It is no 
accident that Swissair -enjoys 
the reputation ft has.” 

If Britons saw a priority in 
securing a better standard of 
living then such attitudes 
could change, he said. - 
■ He applauds British -suc- 
cesses. “We are at -teastUaft- 
goOd asanybddyin the* world 
AS retailors and are very good 
at distribution."* ; '' ' ±- ■ 

' vfeiti- -MK'WeMsorr^ added: 

need :to^ hear more about 
manufacturing Innovation 
and excellence in terras of 
making things. We cannot 
exist as a nation without bade 
manufacturing industry. 

“The Gty has attracted our 
best brains as it works in a 
world by itself — but.lf we do 
not go on making things the 
Gty wfll have nothing ; to 
which to charge the bilL" > , 

‘ He’ added: “You do not 
create, wealth, generally, ' un- 
le&: somebody makes some- 
thing or grows something. 
Yes, oil is wealth. And the 
Gty can earn money abroad 
by offering services.” 

Traditional industries- may 


Gty office area likely to grow 


By Judith Huntley 

Commercial- - -.Properly 
Correspondent 

The demand for good qual- 
ity offices in the Gty off 
London to meet die needs of 
the international financial 
conglomerates in the Big Bang 
era could lead to the 

redevelopment of a third of 

140 million sq ft of spa«mfte 
Square Mile, theoty of West- 
minster and their OTroimd- 
ings within the next five to 10 
vears, according to Edward 
Erdman, the surveyor. 

The firm, in a research 
report, says that 1987 win be a 
year for the pnyarty 
market in the Gty. IT the 
jjjaa tiers agree and fee S* 

continues its bnU 
ward Erdman says timt by 
then therewiD be 
ft of new offices m the City and 
its fringes, exdudmgjhe 10 
million so ft proposed fey a 

banking con ? ortil,m i^S^ 
Wharf *n London s 

Docklands. 

huee amounts of space, "™ 
“Xbe satisfied until at least 
” h °i Sd 1987 when m^or 
are doe to come on 

stream- 

The imminent arrival rf Big 
Bane has been responsible for 

cent ef the lemngsm 

. - those wth 

J2J than^BO 
p raised demand m the 



r:£*i 

A model of the proposed 71-acre Cqimry Wharf devetopment 

native location forsuidi firms. 

The result is rising rente 
aid the redevelopnirirt of 
newspaper offices sach as the 
DaSy Telegraph and sites 
owned by News International 
-The role of the planners is 
crucial in deriding whether the 
City and London - as a -whole 
can provide the kind oflarge, 
quality Moldings demanded, 
and on offer to the inter- 
national financial markets 
elsewhere- 

The City of London 
Corporation, has. changed its . 
stance on allowing offices of 
more than .one million sq ft to 
be bnflt-in the Sqnare Mile. 


Square Mile nod. its environs- 
. above Mstoric levels.' 

The City's office market 
still depends significantly on - 
Big Bang- But it is by no 
means orfy the banking -and 
- broking combines which are in 
the fbrefrtutf of demand for 
over bigger and higher- qnalfty 
■space. 

Edward Erdman says that 
the insurance, lawandaccoun- 
tjmey firms have taken up 32 
per cent of the office space let 
in and aroand the City. With 
newspapers moving from their 
traditional hannts in . Fleet 
Street and Hoiboro, the area is 
quickly beoouupg an alter- 


Bnt ttis by no means about to 
-vdhiquish fts .amservsthmist 
stance: foie some of the .most 
historic parts of its area; 

. . It has yet to deride on 
whether any of the plethora of 
redevdopfnents phased for 
London Wall some of-whkh 
involve demolishing offices 
only 20 years old, can go 
ahead. • 

; .Edward Erdman believes 
that the faegahtioB of the 
City's finaacxaJ markets must 
be -accompairied. by the de- 
regnlatipa of the property 
market Tins; would' mean a 
shake-out nr the iraditipiial 
leases to tanuite-dennm&d'by 
a market which was — bat no 
longer is —led by mstitntiqnal 
in v estors. : 

■' The 1 firm 'says that leases 
mast be more flexible, allow- 
ing occupiers to regroup and 
move around -more eastiy and 
more often. There most be a 
positive pluming, regime for 
c ality redevelopment within 
Qie G^r and in Docklands. ■ _ 
Thr-faiiofty "questioir' of 
'obsolescence- 4s: raised. No . 


as Mvestments4o be. left 
on the shelf with automatic 
rent reviews. " ' 

Edward -'Erdman adds that 
offices may bet for 45 years, 
bat they wffl need refurbishing 
and OPSradiqe eveiy 15 years. 
Landlords vffl have to regain 
possession of their holdings to 
enable tenants to move. And 
they must accepta tend 
of vacancies than thatio which 
the City .ntarket is tradition- 
ally 



try is insurance' company titans a 
^sure 9CK1000 sq ft scheme on Green 
to pro- Belt land in Orpington. Kent, 
irgeon- joining lhe large number .of 
drown developers and retailing wish- 
. j: .u . jng to fundamentally thtfn|e 
■ foe natiire of shopping in this 
country. . , : . • 

^ ft But a report from l^e 


London, has'been given plan- 
ning consent on appeal in the 
last 20 years in England and 
Wales. ' “ - . . 

• . The economists conclude 
that although the nnmber of 
schemes refused permission 
on appeal to Mr Nicholas 


London firm, of economists: for -the Enviro.mtumL isn qt 
says .that only- one . S|Ch n JlitLRgfat of the 


land is becoming available for 
out-of-town riiopping. • 

Enterprise zones, such 
Gateshead and former indus- 
trial sites are being developed 
for retailing. 

Lee .Dpn aids on .says 
development in. the -Green 
J8elr;wiH he jnore difficult 
despite ._ the Government's 
p^nimpiion in favour of new, 


have been suffering in Britain 
bni such industries can fight 
back. This had happened until 
textiles, be pointed out. as 
higher technology techniques 
were developed not only 
abroad but also to an extent in 
Britain. 

He added: “As you become 
more inventive and creative 
you are back in with a 
chance,” - . 

He is encouraged by 
improvements being seen in 
productivity from the coal pits 
to the sled works and the car 
factories. The trouble, he feds, 
is that not enough companies 
in industry are achieving the 
same. 

One problem was that large 
companies could be too com- 
placent and rigid, he said. 
Thai was why small busi- 
nesses, wfth their eye on the 
ball and quick on their feel 
could do so welt. 

Another hopeful factor was 
the way Britain was leading 
the world in computer, skills at 
school level. • 

Mr Wolfeon said: **We 
probably have more comput- 
ers in schools and in homes 
than any other nation. Given 
our basic inventiveness this 
could bode well for the next 
generation in industry and 
commerce. 

“ But the country does have 
to have a sense qf priorities 
and specifically to improve 
the stendard of living. It also 
means- political 

commitment.” 

He added: “We need to be 
responsible. We cannot just 
say we want it: we have to 
work for ft and we have to sell 
more." 

The key issue was what 
people produced rather than 
what they earned because a 
priority was to secure a 25 per 
cent productivity improve- 
ment over the next few years. 

That meant training and 
redeployment, he said but 
added: “We are just near the 
birow of tbe faiiL We could 
drop back or we could reach 
out and find dearer horizons." 

What management and na- 
tional leaders had to give was 
the right purposeful quality. 
“After all a Brit if he has got 
into hismind where h$ wants, 
logo he will go there, be sure: 
of that” 

• Mr Wolfeon wants a bigger 
contribution, too', from educa- 
tion. He said: “If yoa do not 
ggtu..rigbt m, the; classrooms 
yfttudp. not_get'ft right, any- 
where; I would argue that the 
nation ' has' brilliantly for 
centuries educated.its cute and 
rather poorly educated the 
bodyanh eknk," . . 

Mr Wolfeon said with a 
smile: “I am proud to be a 
man of commerce, ft’s the best 
game in town” 1 


business and finance 


COMMENT Kenneth Fleet 


Lawson smoothes the 
way to higher rates 


; NigeJ Lawson used to be thought of as 
money! man first, politician second. 
Yesterday, he changed the order. 
Turnings Nelsonian eye to the storms 
in financial markets, he delivered a 
speech -designed to warm up autumn 
in Bournemouth. He also made a rise 
in the hank base rate in the next few 
days even more likely. 

The commitment to a 25 per cent 
basic cate of income tax remained 
firm. So too was the promise that 
ihere would be no irresponsible public 
' spending ahead of the General Elec- 
tion. This left open, no doubt in- 
tentionally, the question of how 
responsible the path of the public 
sector i borrowing requirement would 
be. 

The markets listened patiently and 
intently. It was just possible, even in a 
speech to the Party faithful, that he 
wouldslide in a telling reference to the 
European Monetary System. He did 
not; and as the Chancellor was 
receiving his standing ovation, the 
screens of foreign exchange dealers 
were blinking the pound down against 
all currencies. It fell by more then a 
pfennig against the mark, and half a 
cent against the dollar in the five 
minutes after Mr Lawson's speech. 

The surprise was that the pound 
was not weaker. The sterling index, 
after rising from 67.1 to 67.8 during 
the morning — helped by some 
Bundesbank support for the dollar — 
had reiapsed to 67.5 by the close. The 
pound dosed above its lows against 
the mark. 

Money market interest rates are 
now dSscounting the one-point rise in 
base rates that most operators think is 
inevitable next week. Rates closed 
about) an eighth higher yesterday. 
With a rise of this sort now built into 
the market, a further attack on sterling 
may t seem to the bears an 
unneocessary indulgence at this point. 

Thd behaviour of gilts, up by a point 
in the morning, and .holding on to 
three-quarter point gains at the dose, 
can be explained in the same way. 
Acconding to John Shepperd of Rowe 
& Pitman, Mullens, the market is 
already looking beyond a rise in base 
rates to the time when they can be 
brought down again, in familiar Duke 
of York fashion. The gilts market, 
however, thinks that the initial rise in 
base rates wil] have to be two per cent, 
not one. ' f 

Options on a merger 

Whak price - .a- -unified London 
Options ^Exchange? Perish- the 
thought, say those whoinsist that only 
competition can improve the breed, 
and it is certainly a healthy sign in the 
run-up for Big Bang that the London 
International Financial Futures Ex- 
change (Liffe) and the Stock Exchange 


should be fighting so keenly over this 
fast-expanding area of the finanrial 
services arena. 

But as the two markets have already 
discovered, there is room for co- 
operation. They have chosen as the 
natural starting point the coincidence 
of having the International Commod- 
ities Clearing House as their clearing 
agent. Once the ICCH succeeds in 
gearing up its computers, traders with 
seats on both exchanges will be able to 
make more economical use of depos- 
its with the clearing house. Other 
mutual benefits are also being exam- 
ined, including co-operation in 
complying with provisions of the 
Financial Services Bill. 

Both exchanges are also leami 
that they have established areas o: 
expertise with comparatively little 
overlap. Few would dispute that the 
Slock Exchange is the natural place to 
trade options in ordinary shares and 
Liffe is unlikely to try to steal this 
business. 

Equally, Liffe looks like becoming 
the home for options contracts based 
on Government securities. Interest in 
the Siock Exchange's long gilts op- 
tions is so limited that dealers have 
difficulty filling their orders there. 

Trying to select a winner in other in- 
struments is more difficult. Neither 
exchange has made a go of currency 
options, probably because those who 
want to cover their exposure to 
movements in rates of exchange 
normally do so in the huge London 
interbank foreign exchange market 
The Stock Exchange may have the 
edge over Liffe when it links with the 
highly-Iiquid Philadelphia market. 

On equity index options, it will be 
fairer to judge after Big Bang. Starting 
on October 27, members of the Stock 
Exchange can negotiate the commis- 
sions they charge as their Liffe 
brethren in the Royal Exchange 
already do. Liffe starts the next lap 
with its new contract having the 
advantage of a nearby delivery 
month. 

Any pressure for a joint options 
market is likely to come initially from 
the Stock Exchange where there are no 
sacred cows left. Liffe, for its part, has 
other priorities, including the 
development of its international links, 
as it enters its fifth year in ebullient 
mood. 

The real battle, however, is London 
versus the. rest, not Liffe against the 
Stock ExehanfgeL. There, is a great - 
gaggle of American markets ready to 
take over the business if London - 
cannot properly serve the customers. 
The recent misfortunes of the London.- 
soft commodities and metals markets 
should serve as warning enough that ■ 
no City institution has a guaranteed - 
fiiture. •’ 


CJiiiia & Eastern 
Investment Company Limited 



- - Preliminary Announcement of Final Results to 31st July, 1986 - 

The company was incorporated on 12th July 1985 and commenced trading following the 
public offer for sale on the London Stock Exchange in November 1985. Tbtal proceeds 
amounted to US $17,000,000 (US $16,070,978 after expenses). Thus the figures below; an 
extract from the final results of the company, are for nine trading months only 


•r i ± • 

1 

- As at 31st July. 1986 


| . . I- 

USB 

£* 

- 

Total net assets '. 

20,851.493 

13366,171 


Gross revenue 

L094.697 

733JJ20 


- Taxation and administration expenses 

283*65 

190,131 


• Earnings attributable to shareholders 

810,832 

543,089 

~ . ~~ 

- Proposed dividend '. 

374,000 

250.502 

• - • • 

: Retained profit ' 

436^32 

292,587 


Earnmgs per share . ; ' 

4iS cents 

3»2p 


Dividend per share, * ^ 

22 cents ; 

lJ5p 


: Net asset value per share 

$1.23 

.E0.82 


• . -The eompany.aoooqnts in US dollars and the figures in Sterling are; for convenience onlji converted at Ule 
rate prevailing on 31st Jaljc 1986 of £100“ US $1-493. 

• Theunanditednet asset value per share as at 30th September: 1986 was US $M4 (£099). or US SL37 
(£095^aQoning' for tiie fiid exercise of warrants. 

The Annual Report anfl Accounts win be posted to shareholders at the end of Odoben J986. The Annua) 
GeoeralMeeting will be held at 11LOO noon on Tuesday 9th December, 1986 at 9 Bishopsgate. London EC2N 3AQ. 
■ - The final dividend k expected to be paid on Thursday. 11th December 1986 to shareholders registered on 
25 th November 1986. 

Highlights from The Chairman^ Review 


have already made several direct investments in 
companies operating in China- Among the ventures we 
are backingare a goose farm for fh'e production of goose 
Kver pate for the export markets- and a high quality 
documentary film- We have also invested in a venture 
capital company; which wifr give us a farther indirect 
rngfosurefoOinwheconoray ; 

- We have-adopted a prudent approach in direct invest- 
ments, eeriring out only the. best opportunities. Vfe now 
have a significant portfolio of potential investments and 
are in active negotiations with a large number of direct 
ventures in China. I expect our direct investment 
programme win accelerate in the correct yean 
“While seddngout, direct investments, we have invested 


in quoted companies, mainly m Hong Kong and japan, 
which have significant business with China. 

“Marks conditions remain buoyant and I am confident 
that further opportunities will arise in the two principal 
external, markets - Hong Kong and Japan - to invest in 
listed China-related companies. 

The Chinese economy is now showing every sign of an 
upturn, while the pace of reform; both political and 
economic, is encouraging; Onr confidence is further 
enhanced by prospects for cuirency reform within China 
and further easing of restrictions on foreign investment 
The tentative establishment of a small Stock and Money 
Exidiange in Shanghai and proposals for others bode well 
for investment in China: a Bolsover, Chairman 


II 


lb: Baring International Investment Management 
Limited -9 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 3AQ, England. - 

Please send me a copy of the -1986 Annual Report of 
China & Eastern Investment Company Limited. 


Name.- 


Address- 






■ = r , ' l 1S l ^WS| 




BUSINESS AND FiNANdt 


_ THE TIMES FRIDAY O CTOBER 101986 

STOCK MARKET REPORT 


Mol' 11 - ‘ 
l° r 

;o> ,t i ,.,d 

!^ ltJ 


Buyers come in for Pilkington Bros 


FOREIGN EXCHANGES 


~ OT HER STERLING RATES?"" DOLLAR SPOT RATES 

1.5275- 1.53*0 bBiand iSS*] 


By Michael Clark and Carol Leonard 

i telephone lines' ‘be- 'taiieK.sfipped2p to 22Sp amid 
i Britain - and America unconfirmed reports that ah 
running red-hot - -yes’’ ' niosr-4 per cent'-of the com- 
f as City analysts rushed; pany had!, .changed hands 
le buy recommendations outsde.the market, 
ilkington Brothers, the A li ne of around 35 million 
manufacturing and shares, worth nearly £80 mil- 
ssinggroup. ... ■ lion, was said to be up for 

i analysis have Just com- grabs, but the identity , of the 
la week-long tour of the sellers remained ^a. mystery. 


The telephone lines' 'be- 
tween Britain and America 
were running red-hot • ■ yes^ 
today as. City analysts rushed; 
to issue buy recommendations 
for Pflkington Brothers, the 
glass manufacturing and 
processing group. 

- The analysts have just com- 
pleted a weekrlong tour of the 
group's US operations and 
jrere- clearly impressed wifh 
wBattKeytew." 

‘ Brokers are now urging their 
top institutional clients to add: 
them to their porfolios and 
dealers were able to repon 
some solid ■’ turnover iif the, 
shares. As a result, price 
responded positively climbing . 
14p to'460p — just lOp shy of 
the gear's high. Dealers, are 
convinced that- the Glares are 
now long ' overdue- for a 
rerating. . . 


Mr Gary Weston’s Associated 
British Food o wns around 13S 
"million Dee shares (!5‘ per 
cent) following the sale of Fine 
-Fare to Dee for more 1 ' than 
£600 million in- June. But be 
has given an undertaking not 
: to sell any shares for at least 
’ sis months. 

firei -thing Yesterday Mr 
Alec Monk, chairman of Dee, 
sold i million options in the 
company and quickly notified 
- the Stock Exchange. 

There was also a big chunk 
of Mount Charlotte Invest- 
ments, -the hotel group, on 
offer. Dealers claim that anout 
4 million shares have, gone 
. .through the! inarket- 1 The price 
•« heJdsieadyaL37p.-- V. : . 
"Earlier this summer,- Mourn 
'Chariofte ’broke ^ff^nShiser 
: talks ' with. -Pleasuramp,'. !ihe 
casino operator - and-, leisure 
.group:. ■ 


• Aflbillion financial ". .. 
Services acquisition in the US 
may be next ohihe cards'. 
for BAT.Tbe com pany hinted 
at4t$ brterifiOofata ' 
presentation for analysts and . 
And managers yesterday^ f --. 
Gearing will drop from 50 per 
cent to3 1 per cegtand . 
directors saytheyare more 
than happy with forecasts 
of £M billion profits for the 
present year. BATs shares 
firmed 2p to 450p. 



group, lost 30p to 536p follow- 
ing the announcement of its 

merger plans- with Waterford 
Gfc&s. Waterford eased a cou- 
pler-toj 1 8p. 

Options buying ra Consgofd 
and Lonrbo forced jobbers to 
buy stock in the mar ket to 
Cover their positions. Their 
actions pushed Consgold 25p 
higher to 662p and Lonrho 9p 
to 231p.‘ - 

Cadbmry -Sdvm^pes; the 
confectionery' and 5oft drinks 
group, has been ^ dull market 


now just 73p shy of the year’s 
high. _ 

- Shares -of Bine Arrow, the 
services group whoseinterests 
range from employment ageti- 


Araontmaeuswer 

AiawriHdoiar 
Banrant&nar 
Brazil cnnsdo 


22230*2271 Snpapore 
05335-04375 Malays* — 

„ 1957-19.69 AuSWte 

0.7200-0.7300 Cana** 

6.9120-6.9520 Swaom 

189.05-191.® Nonwg. — 
11.0823-11.09® Dg«*F k — — - 

18*0-18*0 .Irfm? — 

n/a Swtaartand 

0.4130-0*1/0 wareartina s _C._. 

■3.727MJ335 Franca ■ . 

„ 1110-1150 Japan. . 

2.7699-27828 tab ^ 
55090554® BatahJmj&mm) 
3.06*2-3-0878 HooqKDoq 

31834-3.1798 taupl — • 

5.19903-2390 S pain ' 

AuNtt-r MaM» ■ 


§rBjj5 nffiS 

Greaca drechma 
Hong Kong doflar 

MM repea 
traqtfnar. ~ 

fUtiqffCtourKD 

Malaysia doflar - 

Mamoopeso 
Mew Zealand dour 
Saudi Aratra nyai 
Singapore dote 
Satin. Africa rand 
U AEcSrhara 


ciesto industrial cleaning and 
business traveL slipped 7p to 


business travel, slipped 7p to 
371 p after announcing its 
latest US acquisition. - 

The group is making an 


1.3575-1.3606 

2.1705*1715 

26235*6255 

0.8385-0(5382 

13882.13887 

6380M36S0 

73325-73375 

74300^3380: 

19977-19987 

1JBAM.6270 ; 

23570*2380. 

&542S454J5 


154.40.15430; 

13823-13833 


■ 41.4341.48 
T7880>7.n£: 
146.1 0-1 4640 
132.46-13*35 
1437-14* 


initial payment of $10.7 mfl- 
lion for Temporaries, a Wash- j 
ingtorr temporary help 
business. If the group lives up 
to expectations over the next 
few' years. ’. the total consid- 
eration ‘could be nearer $ 30 
mDlioni' ' 1 


of late, but suddenly came, to 
fife yesterday with* leapof 7p 
to I85p — just 8p shy of the 
year’s high. * 

There is talk that Sir Adrian 
Cadbufy, Chairman, may have 
had a few words with Sir 
Rector Laing, chairman of 
United Biscuits, about a pos- 
sible merger. Both groups are 
regarded vulnerable. ... _ 

Earlier this year UB’s at- 
tempts to merge with Imperial 
Group were thwarted by Han- 
son Trust, If the ttoo should 
agree terms, it would create a 
food group worth about £2 
trillion; Shares- of United Bis- 
cuits also responded io the 
reports with a op. rise to 234p. 
while, the warrants hardened 
3p io 90p ‘ 

- The high level of options 
business is continuing - to 
stimulate the share price of 
Rio TmtO-Zhxc, the mining 
finance bouse, as the jobbers, 
already short of stock, attempt 
to keep out of trouble. 

The shares have witnessed 
dull tradingfor most of the 
year hit by fears about the 
railing oil price and the weak- 
ness of the US and Australian 
dollar. 

As recently as July, the 
shares were trading around 
550p. But the group now 
appears to be over the worst 


can (sitegoricafiy dCny it,” a 
Spokesman for the Bank said. 

Exciiment ahead of this 
mornings. TSB dealings 
boosted the price of the partly- 
paid shares on the “greyT 
market more than 5p to 95p. 
“We have been seeing a' lot.of 
institutional buying,* .'said 
Cleveland Securities, the li- 
censed dealer. .... 


- Barclays , gained LOp to 
474p* Utoyds . lOp .tQ .422p, 
Midland JOp to ,547p v ‘ Na- 
tional Westminster I3p.tO 
522p andBmk of Scotland 7p 
td439p.; ‘ ‘ 

British. Aerospace gained 
.1 2p to 480p. after 4S8p, on the 
back of. bullish order book 
news.. . - 

. Elders, the Australian 


A firm pound; and hopes 
that the Opec" meeting in 


• AJexon, maimfoctnrar of up-mirket wuiiiep.’s cjortiingand 
'Hornsea Pottery, advanced 9p tol98p yesterday; De.Zoete,and 
Bevan, broker to thq ubmpasy, b tipping foe sibres as a twy . A 
contract with .Bowntree to supply Easter egg mngs add good 
sales of the classic Alexop range in Enrope.ha.ve all helped-In- 
lerims out Bext raoufo are expected to please asd analysts are 
forecasting pretax profits .of £55 mflUon, against £3.5 million. 


But there is also talk that a 
large buyer of the shares has 
been doing the rounds and 
‘may have picked up more 
- than 8 million shares, or about 
4 per cent of the total equity. 

Pilkington has often been 
tipped as a possible takeover 
target and once, again the 
name of Hanson Trust is 
-being freely bandied around 
by the speculators. 

Dee Corp. the Fine Fare and 
International Stores food re- 


that the Opec ’ meeting in 
Geneva will yet produce an 
agreement gave a boost to the 
stock market yesterday. 

The- FT 30-share index 
closed just one point off its 
highest level of the day, up 20 
at 1,268. 1. The broader FT-SE 
100 index was 20.8 higher at 
1.608.6. 

Gilts performed strongly, 
gaining up to £ I in the longs 
and Pa in the shorts. 

Reports that the Bank of 
England would be handing 
over supervision of the gilts 
market to the Slock Exchange 
were denied by the Bank. “I 


Mr John Tyce, , banking 
analyst at Alexanders Laing 
and Crucikshank, the broker, 
reckons they could open at 
85p to 90p and wOl then go 
higher. “But they will be a lot 
lower .in a month's time,” he 
cautioned. He advised small 
shareholders “to get out while 
the going is good.” 


Elsewhere in the banking 
sector Standard and Char- 


tered jumped 7p to 749p after 
Mr Robert Holmes d Court, 
the Australian businessman, 
confirmed that his Bell Group 
had increased its stake to more 
than 10 percent. 


brewer with a London quote, 
which met with institutional 
investors earlier in the week, 
climbed 17p to 228p. British 
breweries were mixed. Mat- 
thew Brown went up lOp to 
540p, Allied Lyons 5p to 
31Sp, while Bass slipped 2p to 
690p. Grand Metropolitan, 
where talk of takeover bids 
continues and there was said 
to be further US buying, 
gained 7p to 450p. 


Jaguar at last responded to 
words of praise from the City 


words of praise from the City 
for its new XJ40 car. Its shares 
spurted 5pto 54Ip. 
Wedgewood, the bone china 


•UOMfsBsnk 

• - Ftot^WPplWb^ Barely - 

^STERLING SPOT AND FORWARD BATES 


i sssr 




NYortc 

Marwan970n-1.|g0 
Ams<tam3303Wl§375 
ftiiMata 58.84-6030 


To help finance the deal, Mr 
Tony Berry,- Blue Arrow's 
ambitious chairman^ is asking 

shareholders for an extra £30 
million by way of a rights 
issue. The terms are one-for- 
threeat 330p. 


a arwssr.-i 


■ nrtfitiw? 
143044240 
U8727-19755 

33202*2246 
58.05-58.17 
10.7297-10.7444 
‘ 1343^1.0503 


Madrid- 

fuBian 1962:40-1 38^,80 

. g£T 10 4245-103280 
P^te 9984999875 
SfKhfcn 

Tokyo 21873^2155 


20794-208.61 

:iaa56-iaaffl^ 

1070.18-1975.84 
10.451IM0.4655 
-. 99212-99377 
9.77*1 -97861 
22090-22097 


096*S7prarn 
tt41-0 SOpCBtn 
-Ift-tXfMn 

18-I3pr«n 

i8*7dte 

ift-ixprara 

60-nsdta 

22-45as.-. 

iptwn-Sdtt 

SX^KSC 


■IJft-1 77$m.i 
1.26*t 13pnm. 
4>Mitprwn 


24-1 . 
50-640* 
4%-*Hawn 
20041Mb' 
■4MW» -a 


IS-ipram 

1%-tWrero 

IS-lfHwn 


• Next, the h^h 
fashion and home ftsrnishrBg 
group led by Mr George 
navies, win be issg htfo 
children's wear. Tl»e com- 
pany broke the news id > . . . 
charity fashion show at the ' 
Boyal Albert Hallin aid o£ 
the NSPCC, and says it . 
roll bunch the range next an- 
tnmn. Its shares responded 
by losing a couple of pence to 
232p- 


LONDON FINANCIAL FUTURES 



I- •_ 4 
>' ' ■ 

iu- : 


Tl aa« MmiMi glw W n g Com 

Doras 

89.10 

S5!g7 Z~ . =■=- - W-40 

Sa p 87 89-30 . 

Dee 87 

tterffl , ir -t V .88J55 

PravtoM ^ ato aJo^ bb«wt 11998 

5*86 - 

More? w.ra 

Jtm 87 9391 

Sop 87 — I 9398 

USTTanuty Bond 

Dec 88 ■ ■ 80-00 

Mar 87 95-OS 

Jun 87 NT 


iSSS ' B8J5 

^ 83- 

8990 S9-18 

8990 ' 8890 

8855 B855 


8895 3*7* 

8992 ' «-> ‘. 
9942 V18- 

8928 . '68 . 1 
69.00 • It : . . 
8875 r 


Previous d»y> 
94.25 9*31 

94.14 94.11 

93.02 f&XB 

9359 9357 

Previous day": 
96-14 95-29 

95-09 9609 


.04.14 . .2897 
93.92 115' 

9359 . 94 • 


t-', r 




W' 1 -. 


96-11 44 

95-14 1 

— a 


Other acquisitions in the j 
US are planned, including ! 
another employment agency | 
business for about SIS mil- 
lion. The group has forecast : 


Short QiK 
Dec 96 — 
Mar 87 — 
Jun 87 — 


96-05 

NT 

_. NT 


, Previous de£S total open MerasMl 
96-06 95- S) 96-11 111 


pretax profits of £&2 million 
for the current year to October 1 
31. That compares with £2.16 j 
million last time. 

Mr Berry is applying for, 
Blue Arrow shares to be dealt 
in the US in the form Ameri- 
can Depositary Receipts and 
trading should begin in the 
new year. 


Mar 87 

Jun 87 


Yesterday the price surged 
through the 700p-mark with a 
jump of 25p to 717p and is 


Sep 87-™. 
FT-SE 100 

Dec 88 

Mar 87 


110-13 

110-29 

NT 

NT 


Provtou* day’s total open WereeTMaoB 
111-13 HO-13 111-11 12249 

111-05 11029 111-te 15 • 

"pnavtoua day’s tottl open Marini 2684 
16450 16250 . 1«30 370.- ‘ 

— — 18730 U-'--.-. 


HratDesOnga LMNDsaflag* 

Oct 6 Oct 17 

Oct 20 Oct 31 

Nov 3 Nov 14 

Cal options were taken out ok 97! 
CtwtKTlOa Ora. Untied GottB 


Last DacbnOon ForSeObwi* *77 
Jan8 Jw 19 

Jan 22 - Feh 2 

Feb 5 Feb IB 

Bestwood. Sanded PerWna, Ponran Mbm 
Wm. Firth QM. Ashton Mng., Mantle GMip. 


fc. ! * - * 

L"i 


Mercury, Hanson. Standard Charterd. Guinness Past. MitehoM Cotts, AaMey Inds. _ 


MONEY MARKETS AND GOLD 


At Gold Fields investments 


BaseRates% 

Clearing Banks 10 
Finance House 10 


1 nmtti 9* 
6 ninth 10U 


3mnth 10% 

12 mth 10% 


OWcoeni Marimt Loam % 
Overnight Wait 7 Low 4 
week&cedTSii 


1 math 11-10V 
3mnth 11-KHS 
Urnnth 11-10% 


ids(%| 

2mnth 11-m 
6mnth 11-HW 
12 mth 11-lDK 


Swiss Franc 
7 days 1%-T* 
3 ninth 4-3% 

ran 

7 days 4%-4% 
3 mrffli 54% 


caB 2-1 .. 

1 rnnft 3%-a* k - 
6imth 4-3% 
cal 


1 mnth * a »i/ ,, i» - 
Smnth4%-4« > 


start to pay off 


Treasury IMa (pbcount %) 
Buying Salim 

2mntn 10H 2mnth 10K 

3 ninth 1(M Srenth 10% 


Starting CDs rx.) 
1 mnth 10K-10X 
8 mnth 11-10% 


3 mnth 10 w »-10 ,, ii 
12 mth 11-10% 


Prime Bank BHa (Dbcowit %) 

1 mnth lOVIOJw 2 mnth KM-10% 
3 mnth 10%-IOM 6 mnth 10»i*-10% 


Doflar CDs (%) 
imnth 555-550 
6 mnth 5J0-55S 


3 mnth 5.70*85 
12 mth 545-550 


GOK2S433JXM33.75 
Knrgeirand* (per cos* 

S 43150-43450 (£30250*045(0 


Soverei gn a' (neWfc 
smao-io4.oo(C 


104.00 (£7245-73.00 ) 


From the Statementby 
Riuk^phAgnew, Chairman 

A spariding performance by ARCand solid progress 
by most of our rnming interests,^ * ; 

The potential growth of GoIdFfelds of South Africa 
is immense. I hope that a sensible, peaceful route 
can be found to power sharing and that Gold Fields 
can continue to play its part in the longterm 
development of the Republic 

Over the last five years ARC has spent£I80 million 
acquiring reserves and expanding production. 
During the same period Gold Fields Mining 
Corporation has discovered 45 million otinces of 
gold and should produce some 9 tons annually by 
1988. 


Key Results from the Accounts 


Trada BHa (Discount %} 

1 mnth 11 2 mnth 11% 

3 mnth 11% 6mnV> 11*u 


EURO MONEY DB^OSTTS % 


S 591 50 (£41 545) 
‘ExdudnVAT 


& Mfllkiii 


Beneficial interest in Group sales . 


interim* (%) 

Ovrnnmht open 8 doss 7 
iwwSraswF . Bmntft.11%-11 
imnth KFw-KP.* flmnth 11S-11 
3mnlh 1O«»-10% 12 mth 11%-T1 


Profit before interest and tax . 


Local Authority OspoMts^) 

2 days 8% 7 days 8% 


Dadsr call 6%-SK 

7 days SK-S^is 1 mnth 

3 mnth 5 1J '4-5 ,, i» 6 mnth 5*?i*- M i« 
Dautschmadc caB 5-4 

7 (ttys 4 'm-4«m 1 mnth 4%-4% 

3jruah 6mnrn4^nHl’M 

nsadH^aoc cal 9-8 

7 days' 8V5f-7Vi' * ,t mnth 8%*% 

3 mnth B%*% :4anth8%4 


Fixed Bata Storting Export Fmanc* 
Schomfr IV Average r eteranoB rata for 
Merest pwtad Saptamber 3. IMS to 
Octoher 7, 1986 mdusNe: 10.355 per 
emit 


RECENT ISSUES 




EQUITIES 


Angla Secs fti5p) 


Pence per share 


Dividends - 


:245 


Net assets (listed investments at market) . 


BBB besiot (67p) 
Beaverco (145p) 

Broad St (43p) 

Chsteea Man (125p) 
Creighton Labs<13up) 
Euro Hdme (150p) , 

Eve Construction (105p) 
Ftetcber Denti)t8.(70p) 
Gmar Southern (i35pj 
Guthrie Corp flSOp) 
Harrtson (I50p) 

Hate Ergonom (B2p) 


188-2 
12+3 
68 
ISO 
50-1 
126 
196 43 
143 44 
106 
67 
162+4 
180 +12 
160 
90 


Hughes Food (20(4 . 
Local Lon Gp 
M6 Cash 4 C (100p) 


Marina Dev (llOp) 
Marlborough Tewi fllOi 
Mflter £ Santhouse (10! 
Newage Trans (75p) 
tiadainec &) (90p) 1 
Sandefl Perkins (135M 
-Soot Mtge 100% *25 
Stertey lfdsure {1 lOp) 
■Thames’TV (190W - - 
Trees sH%i/1 2010 #67 
4Jnflock (63pl 
Yefverton IMp) 
Yorkshire TV (125^ 


23*i -'a 
185+10 
B3 
83 

120 +1 
150+2 
73 
90 
161 
_ E17'4 

143 
- 27b +7 

£93'* 

69 

35-1 

144 


RIGHTS ISSUES 


Beazer CH N/P 
Boots N/P 
Bums- Anderson N/P 
Christy Hunt F/P 
Comtech Fm N/P 
Goodhead Print N/P 
LatsuraUme N/P 
Ptaiignum N/P ; 
Thtagar.N/P 
Tilbury N/P ■ 


Vt 

233+1 

8 

30 

El 

7 

- 6 
1 

.«+»» 

26+13 

295+2 


(issue price In brackets). 


The Newmont copper problem has disguised 
impressive progress on other fronts. Newmont Gold 
expects to produce in excess of 20 tons of gold 
per annum within this decade. The Company is also 
well placed to develop its direct oil and gas interests 
and, through Peabody, coal 

The development of our operations should lead to a 
substantial improvement in our financial fortunes. 

1 hope that this will be the last year of a maintained 
dividend. 


Percent 


LONDON TRADED OPTIONS 


Return on funds employed (historic). 


Puts 
Oct Jan 


Swtea Due Mar Jun Dac Mar Jan 


Territorial analysis % 


Commodify analysis % 


ABed Lyons 
(-315) 




20 33 43 3 

2% 16 25 18 

1 4 12 45 


500 63 78 95 

550 30 48 65 

BOO 12 27 — - 


15 22 $ 

27 40 50 

65 75 - 


105.- 12S 140 1 

58 83 103 2 

18 45. 50 IS 


ThomBM 

(■464) 


GonsGoM 

(*882) 


117 130 150 2 

'38 92 112 3 

33 S3 77 17 


420 62 75 87 

460 35 52 65 

500 15 28. 42 

550 4 12 — 


3 13 12 

15 22 ~ 27 
40 42 50 
87 90 - 


Courtaulda 
(*284) . 


330 80 — — 

380 52 83 — 

390 30 . 42 58 

420 16 25 33 


S 8 - 

12 18 23 

23 30 35 


1 :0l : . 


I ProOicoatribuhQa M Finds aipioyed 


Cent Union 
C283] 


24 35 
9 23 

2% 14 


SwiM Nov Fab 


But Aero 
(*483) 



Cable & Wire 
(-322) 


25 40 

8 22 
1 % 11 
% 4 


420 72 87 
460 40 58 
500 15 35 


100 2 8 
73 12 18 

48 30 38 


BAT teds 
(-450) 


□(setters 

(-895) 


110 — 
60 — 
15 . — 


Barclays 

(-472) 


Grand Mat 
(-450) 


Land Sac 
(-313) 


18 27 
3 13 

%■ 4% 

73 — 

60 

35 60 

9 33 
170 200 
120 155 
72 112 
30 72 

18 28 
2 13 

1 5 


-<360 100 113 

300 70 85 

420 45 60 

460 19 30 

460 34 55 

500 15 32 

550 3 12 


— % 1% 
92 1% 5 

67 6 12 

43 22 25 


65 10 15 

45 36 40 

20 82 82 


Bht Telecom 

n«u 


Marks £ Span 

(-192) 


— % 
87 — 

85 1% 
45 15- 

212 2 
167 2 

127 4 

92 13 

36 4 

20 18 

11 48 
SO IK 
20 10 

12 29 


3 7 

T1 15 
25 32. 


Cadbury Schwpps 
P82) 


Gutenew 

C315) 


17 25 
SK 12 
2 S 
29 35 

11 20 
4 ir 
25 35 

fl 17 
4 7 


31 4 9 

20 14 19 

13 31 32 

41 2 5 

25 -8 9 

— 18 20 

45 5 13 

25 20 25 

12 47 50 


Ladbroke 

(■349) 


SheKtttfs 

F943)- 


TrafeJgar House 
(■275) ■ 


143 3 

108 4 

70 28 

37 3 

26 11 
15 *5 


Midland Bank . 
C547) 


500 80 77 

550 SO 47 

800 8 16 


— 1 % — 
— 6 — 

45 3 10 

27 20 25 

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I Consolidated Gold Fields 
* Annual Report 1986 


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tT C TCMptls ^ 

Holmes a Court’s 
offer for Morgan 
T !£ a y lead .to a bid 

for ia^nchiM platforms million. The shares arc on i 
hea« e “*» are rare prospective multiple of 1 3-2, 

for 


market andhoi, ^ based on a profit 'forecast for 
tof K« and have a tendency the curat year of not less 


foul on Ri ft . “i? 1 Lirowtn, annongn naer- 

for Eni^Drise nlii' , ^ mc S °® sr ruptwl *■"» ***** a 

W._ ** ““Oil. rtnnnpir tun m .ilw <wMtnir_ 


^verament cried 


than £800,000. 
Growth, although 


inter- 


More - . depression m the constrac- 

tenders by * 11011 industr Y’ *“* *» 
Group to buviRfi^ Hous ^ *“4* ^ ****& of 

Authority tiJi? ^ cenl °f cIienls mid services has been 
C H BeawV ^ broadened and last year's 
25 l f n c^T» offer ^ ear nings came ont at 

bothfeiS 0fSGBGroup 

^ Alfoough some demand for 

its services has beat created 
by the deregulation in the 
City and the need for build’ 


However. Mr Robert 

Han 1 ^ ® Court 0“ Austra- 
llf P ^^Preneur, « not one 
o^f Ul «?* by tiros of 
??S !*“ success Down 
w,l l* ? tender offer for 
fRHp1 n Hi 2 Proprietary 
confident*** ' ® Vm ^ 
His first attack on BHP was 

dismissed as a crazy joke. 
Now, he has nearly 30] per 
cenl o» the company and a 
seat on the boarcL 
His offer, through his com- 
pany Bell Resources, for 29.9 
Pp r cent of Morgan Ourible 
at up to 320p. therefore must 
be taken seriously. Not seri- 
ously enough, however, to 
accept it. 

Morgan's share price has 
reached 3l7p this year, 
admittedly helped by Mr 
Holmes a Court's steady 
buying. The premium for 
such a large chunk of the 
company — 16.5 per cent 
more than he owns — looks 
somewhat mean. 

Saf ety clauses are not 
permitted in on-market ten- 
ders. This prevents Mr 
Holmes i Court from giving 
shareholders any comfort. 

When Beazer tendered for 
SGB Group, it promised the 
accepting shareholders a top- 
up if it bic “ 


bid for the company at 
7 level in the next year 
or if it sold its stake to a third 
party. 

Berkley also offered top- 
ups in certain circumstances. 

Mr Holmes a Court has 
indicated he might launch a 
full bid for Morgan after three 
months. Shareholders should 
wait and see if he does and 
what he offers. 

Although the failure of the 
tender would cause short- 
term share price weakness, 
Morgan should make taxable 
profits this year of £25 mil- 
lion. giving a prospective 
rating of 15 on shares down 
8p at 303p yesrerdayr-Tbe 
rating is justified . hy the 
fundamentals alone. 3 : 

Whinney 


Mackay-Lewis 


The growth of London as one 
of the world’s major financial 
centres has produced profit- 
able spin-ora for a variety of 
businesses. 

The latest to benefit and to 
cash in with a trip to the 
Unlisted Securities Market is 
Whinney Mackay-Lewis, the 
architectural designer, with 
an enviable list of blue- 
blooded clients. 

Following in the footsteps 
of the architectural practice 
of D Y Davies, which came to 
the market in April, Whinney 
Mackay is placing 1.6 million 
.shares at 160p each to give a 
market capitalization of £72 


mgs incorporating modern 
communication and com- 
puter technology, the com- 
pany remains confident that 
growth will be sustained. 

Buddings need to be re- 
vamped much earlier than 
previously, wiih a con- 
sequent demand for imp- 
rovement and chan ge in 
buOding design. 

Austin Reed 

Buying your clothes at Austin 
Reed is unlikely to raise 
many eyebrows. The classic 
“no risks” image has made 
the names Austin Reed and 
Chester Barrie famous, but 
has also made it difficult for 
the business to branch out 
into the more fashion con- 
scious parts of the retail 
world. 

Instead, the group is 
developing its manufacturing 
dulls. Tins accounts for a 
third of turnover, but is equal 
to retailing m its contribution 
to profits. A fifth of its sales 
are to Austin Reed retail 
outlets, thus widening group 
margins. 

There is scope to increase 
the manufacturing operation 
in Britain and Europe by 
increasing its customer base 

The group also receives 
licensing income in the 
United States and Japan from 
companies manufacturing 
Chester Barrie and Austin 
Reed products. 

The group has 37 Austin 
Reed of Regent Street outlets, 
five of which are m London. 
Virtually all include Options, 
selling tailored women's 
dothes and Cue, catering for 
younger men. . 

Retail expansion will take 
the form of obtaining con- 
cessions in department stores 
in Britain and Europe. Ide- 
ally,- they will be in places 
which, wild not otherwise 
justify a free standing outlet 
A pilot unit has been opened 
at Selfridges m London. 

The second half is more 
important as winter clothes 
cai^ higher ticket prices and 
business increases in the tun- 
up to Christmas. This year 
profits should move up to- 
wards £6 million (earnings 
per share 135p). 

The share rating reflects 
the fact that the business is 
halfway between two sectors. 
They are cheap for the stores 
sector but expensive textile 
shares. . 

The non-voting “A” shares 
yesterday rose 5p to 151 p, as 
analysts welcomed the re- 
sults. However, it is hard to 
see the shares do much more 
than hold their own. 


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Fiat deal 
with Japan 
unlikely 

By Anne -Warden 

Fiat Auto, one of Europe’s 
most successfhT car makers, 
this week frowned on ihe idea 
of car mannfocinring deals 
with Japanese producers, even 
as 12 of the parent group's 
manager *, led by Signor Um- 
berto Agnelli, the vice-chair- 
man, wooed Japanese 
financiers at a two-day 
presentation in Tokyo which 
on Tuesday. 

E^r Gregorio Rampa, a se- 
nior assistant to Signor 
Vittorio Ghidefla, the chief of 
Fiat Auto, said of the manu- 
facturing agreements: “We 
don't thmfc it is a good idea to 
encourage the Japanese to 
invest in Europe." 

Dr Rampa, director of 
industrial policy at Rat Auto, 
said that funds for future fiat 
car projects, such as the “Type 
2” to be launched in 1988. 
would come from the com- 
pany’s earnings. 

Last month Fiat announced 
pretax profits for the first half 
of $7. 17 billion (£5-04 billion). 
This doubles the figure for the 
same period last year. 

Dr Rampa said agreements 
such as the British Rover 
Group with Honda to develop 
replacements for the Maestro 
and Rover 200, were “not a 
way to defend the English 
automobile industry". 

He added that Fiat had no 
plans to introduce car produc- 
tion in Britain because such a 
move would not be profitable. 


£30m Blue Arrow cash 
call for US expansion 


John Bell 
Editor 

ll took Tony Berry just Wto 
years to develop his Blue 
Arrow group from a modest 
entrant to the Unlisted Securi- 
ties Market to the largest 
employment agency in Britain 
via an agreed merger with 
Brook Street Bureau. 

Now Mr Berry has estab- 
lished a solid base in the US 
where he reckons the pros- 
pects are even better. To fund 
the expansion be is calling on 
shareholders for £30 million 
by way of a one-for-three 
rights issue. 

After 12 months* research 
and analysis of more than 100 
companies Blue Arrow an- 
nounced last month that it 
had bought Positions, a Bos- 
ton-based agency specializing 
in permanent stair 
placements. 

Yesterday Mr Berry told 
shareholders that stage two of 
his American strategy bad 
been achieved and that a third 
acquisition was expected 
shortly. 

Yesterday's move involved 
the conditional purchase of 
the Washington-based 
Temporaries for a down pay- 
ment of Si 0.7 million and 
further profit-related instal- 
ments of up to J2I million 
(£14.7 million) over the next 
two years. 

Alt being well a third US 
company in the temporary 
helpers' field will join the 
group before the end of the 
year. 



ten ranking in rite US 

“These deals establish us in 
three key areas of the employ- * 
ment agency business in the 
US and we hope at some time 
to complete our coverage of 
the market by adding a com- 
pany in executive search and 
head-hunting," said Mr Berry 
yesterday. 

“We identified the US as a 
market which we have to be 
in. The working population is 
90 million compared with our 
20 million and salaries are 
often twice the levels over 
here. In cash terms the market 
is probably' 10 times bigger 
than our own. 

“When we complete our 
deals, we will be among the 
top ten in the US but with 
enormous scope for expand- 
ing further," he added. 

The man who paved the 
way for Blue Arrow's trans- 
atlantic moves is Mr Eric 
Hurst, who with his wile 
Margery built up the Brook 
Street chain. 


Blue Arrow's progress has 
been electrifying since it was 
brought to the USM by Phil- 
lips & Drew, ibe stockbrokers, 
in 1984. 

Then capitalized at just 
over £3 million Blue Arrow 
forecast profits of £350,000. 
Now capitalized at £100 mil- 
lion, Blue Arrow yesterday 
promised shareholders that in 
the year to the end of ibis 
month profits would be not 
less than £&2 million. 

Analysis are expecting £14 
million next year as the full 
benefits qf the earlier ac- 
quisition come through. Their 
forecasts 'exclude the US 
acquisitions: 

Mr Berry is, however, at 
pains to stress that his 
management team has rapidly 
improved the returns from the 
companies which have been 
acquired! 

Blue Arrow has restructured 
its senior management with 
the creation of a four-man 
main board responsible for 
corporate policy and two 
subsidiary boards taking care 
of the UK and US operations 
separately. 

The forecast profit of £8 2 
million for the current year 
represents a near quadrupling 
of the previous year's pretax 
income. The board promises 
shareholders a final dividend 
of !.4p net. making a total for 
the year oflOp which is67 per 
cent higher than in I9S3. 

The one-for-three rights is- 
sue has been pitched at a price 
of 330p. Blue Arrow shares fell 
7p to 371p on the news. 



CANADIAN OVERSEAS PACKAGING 
INDUSTRIES LIMITED 

pneorpoiwtod in Canada) 

PRGLniBIIIAflYEAllfinffiSAIVliOIJMXMEVIT 
AoStod results for the yem to 30tfaj8OB 1986 

(AM funds expressed mQtna(6anDoMar& 

1985/88 1984/85 

$84.822957 882.155,896 


Turnover 

Pre-tax Earnings from 
Operations 
Investment and 
Other Income 


$ 6378335 $ 7.530.452 


8 7,915,196 


Taxation 

13393.230 

2.092378 

15,207,664' 

2.720394 

Earnings after Taxation 

Less: Mnority interests 

11300352 

248.705 

1Z487.070 

289.449 

Gain on Sale of 

Marketable Securities 
ReaEsad foreign 

Currency Gains 

11.652,147 

3325.797 

15394314 

12.197.621 

252,101 

747.795 

Provision for 

30.672358 

13, 197.517 

Regidar Dividend 

5376362 

5.625,000 

Provision for Extra Dividend 

878306 


C$234317.390 

CS 7.572,517! 


Iperrtura Thecon«wntMi 


Ilw Dradore today dtetarad a raoutar dmdand on ttw r7.S7B.TK Caramon 
Shom NPVL pgyWfe to SharahoJdora mpnerad at the daw el burawn on 
2tatNcmmbor 1986 w thermal 34 cents (Cmdwn)i 
figure tor 198S«m-32canteperehanL 
Inaddnoa the twnflltw T wi a t MU i Aonmmryo< the Corpora ti on, ttw Oenclore 
haw O e Un n U an Eton Itanal Dwatand of S cents (Canadian) per sham The 
pevnaaKdanfarbadidmdencbis 19th December 1988 

The Annual Repair end Accounts for the veer ended 30th June 1386 mgothar 
wdb the Notice of tfw Tiuentytth Annual Meeting wfl be posted to SlwehoHm 
on the 31st October 1968 w*h the usual press annownos»nwit« appearing the 
same day The T we nt yMt h Annuel Mwwifl wd be held on 2nd December 1986 
Ft* delate «*d beorcutawd with ttw Notice of the Meetng 

*y Older of the Board. M. C. Johnston. CLC, Director and Secretary 

9th Octo ber 19 66 

PO. Box 7289. Postal Station A. 

Sant John, New Brunswick. CANADA E2L4S6. 



Over the next few days, nearly five million 
people will receive bad tidings from the TSB. 

Some will be sent only a fraction of the shares' 
that they asked fen , 

Millions more will get nothing at all. 
Ether way, you could suddenly find yourself 
with a lot of spare cash looking for a home. 

At Lloyds Bank we would like to offer a 
suggestion. Put your money into our High 
Interest Cheque Account. 

-As the name suggests it pays a very healthy 
rate of interest. Currently 720%* net p.a. on 
balances over £2500, payable every quarter. 


(If you leave your money and interest to 
compound for a year that’s equivalent to 7.40%.) 

More importantly, though, your money is 
instantly available. 

You can simply withdraw cash from one of 
our Cashpoint machines or use the cheque book 
that we provide. 

If you’re looking to sink a little of your 
savings into the British Gas flotation this will 
be particularly usefuL 

Especially since your money won’t stop 
earning interest until your cheque is cashed. 
(If it’s returned, you’ll lose nothing at all.) 

From 27th October you’ll also be able to 
make use of Lloyds Bank Sharedeal. 

You can buy or sell shares at a fixed rate of 
commission in any of our 2200 branches. 

. You can take advice from our brokers free of 
charge. And you won’t be restricted to the usual 
minimum deposit of £2500 when you open the 
account. 

If you would like more information, call in 
at your local Lloyds Bank branch. 

You’ll find itfs not just the TSB who like to 
say “yes”. 



Lloyds 

Bank 


A THOROUGHBRED AMONGST BANKS. 


*tf your balance ditips below £2*00, a lower rate of interest will bepavi The HtgH Irtrew« Cheque Aaou nr is available from Lloyds Bank Pic. 71 Lombard Street. London EQP 3BS. 

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STOCK EXCHANGE PRICES 


BUSINESS AND FINANCE 


Equities recover their poise 



ACCOUNT DAYS: Dealings began on September 29. Dealings end today. ^Contango day on Monday. Settlement day 

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October 20. 


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THE TIMES FRIDAY OCTOBER 10 1986 



CUS on £$£$£$£$£$£$£ 




■ j p . o ^ * 

inFrancmsirig. acting for 
Franchisors 


Contact Steve Cummins or 
Mark Copping on075385066L 


Brafidd] 

Tdqtene (0753) 85066LTckac847935 
Bax (0753) 840140 group 3. 




used 

ATTENTION ‘ 
GARAGE OWNERS! 


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We national or and van 


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per day aod 5p par 
•Be.' me car aw van 
rantai maikatto north £380 
maaon pa r_ annum and 
growing. Ranting used 
cars makes sense and 
MAKES A PROFIT. 

Ask our CrancNsaaa. 

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FRANCHISE 

OPPO R TUNITIES 

DIRECTORTY 



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As Britain’s largest and best known iumw in clwming 
we’re now offering exceptional opp o rt uni ties to franchise 
bright new shops in many. locations. 

Using our name, knowledge mvi experience pimH - - 
from operating 500 outlets* you'll Tim. your tnpi shop with the 
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ahead of you. . 

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all the technical and busmen knowledge you to ran a 
successful shop. 

Youll also have the powerful support of our market- 
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YOUR OWN BUSINESS 


I 


Tighter rules for franchisors 

r* • i(«ncp a nmnhrr of .fiisdlistd OUlldS- IM 


By-Derek Harris 

The British Franchise ‘ Association 
(BFAJ; trade body for Me of the fesiesf- 
griwing sectors-in British business, is 
likely to tighten' tis rules sooaia the wake 
of recent fiMdiistngfeilures. 

Under consideration is an a nn u al 
audit for all BFA members to include 
most of Britain’s 440 franchisors, the 
operators with a business format whose 
use is licensed to franchisees. It would 
check on changes in a franchised 
business, such as the the number ot 
franchisees. opting out, and, could act as 
an early warning of potential problems. 
.nw : BFA. ha^afo asked the 


Institute- of Arbitrators KF devise a 
scheme for sealing disputes that would 

. ... . ..I . 1 .— *. !nfam«l RPA 


betong hf 1 * than the present internal BFA. 
mdSatiOE 


conaStionprocedure. 

The moves come as the three-day 
National Franchise Exhibition, which 
opens at London’s Kensington Ex- 
hibition Centre today, is expected u> 
draw its biggest number yet of hopefuls 
seeking a way to launch their own 
business. There are more than 120 
exhibitors, an increase of nearly a 
quarter ou last year. 

The. latest, survey . for t&e BFA has. 
shown how franchising is growing: sales 
up 26 per cent in 12 months with the 


number of franchised outlets, nearing 
20.000, a rise of 56 percent in a year. But 
the franchisor failure rate is up from 12 
to 14 per cent. So a wanting about 
franchise euphoria has come from Tony 
Outfield, director of the BF& who 
believes some plunge their savings into a 

franchising deal, thinking that profits 
will emerge almost by magic instead of 
through hard work. He advises a hard 
look at any franchise offering, with 
careful checks on alL assumptions from 
customer flow to that of. cash. Adi 
existing franchisees whai they think. 

• Contact: BFA, Franchise Chambers, 
75a Bell Street, Healey on Thames, 
Ojtfndshire. 


Jobs bloom 
inthe 


??■'. ;. r t-7*; 


• ... .. /lief i 


garden city 


By Ron Vincent 

Letchworth in Hertfordshire, the world's 
first garden city, is planning more help 
for . new businesses by siting- up a 75- 
acre park. 

Enterprise 2000, daefor complethw hi 
seven years, will provide li million 
sqnare feet of accommodation for an 
industrial mix which is expected to 
Include a number of science-based and 
high-technology companies. The park 
will expand the town's factory space by a 
third, and could create as many as 2,000 
jobs. 

The initiative is from Letchworth 
Garden CHy Corporation which isanon- 
dected authority that operates ata profit 
thanks to its fenniite operatious aiid the 
careful management t>f its urban- estate. 

It has constructed more than 80 factory 
starter units in the town. These and other 
schemes have led to the creation of nearly 
lOOnew bnsinesSesin the fesffrreyears. 

Letchworth took a coapte of body 
blows when two major employers polled 
out The corporation's reaction was to 



Right direction: Andrew Egerton-Smith 

invest several million pounds between 
1979 and 1982 in re-estabtishiiig the 
town’s industrial base. — 

— ATrdrew — Egerton-Smith, the 

. corporation's chief executive, .said: **We . 
setontona delfoerate progranuneof help 
for firms in difficulty and assisted many 
people made redundant to set np on their 
- ownT'" 

A business centre was set np to offer 
advice, services and facilities. 

He added: “There is intense corn- 


wants firms to relocate in Letchworth 


petition to entice businesses to relocate, 
and at Letchworth we don’t hate 
government money to draw ou, nor can we 
offer cash incentives in the way detetop- 
ment and enterprise. »w«e$ w Pettr- 


Cotby and Mfltoe KeynesJUt 
L^chworth, only 


37 minntes by rail from : 
King's Crm», is an attractive tort, *# 
loaded for business, with first-dais 
facilities and sites, ami we shall be 
promoting these and other featwes 
tfaronghout the country.” 


MR FRIDAY 



Joint trading gets 
marketing boost 


BRIEFING 


■ The creation of marketing co- . 
operatives- to achieve joint trading by 
sm akflririsfh thesamgKneof • •• '• • 
Berness isset lora big boost from the 


Seven marketing co-ops have been . 
formed already, uniting 2*000 emaft firms: 
such as designers, I 
services, knitwear and j 



Co-operative Development Agency, 
the government-backed body which 
promotes worker and other co-ops. 


A tailor-made structure for marketing 
oo- ops has been drawn up tw the CDA 
which it hopes will tackle problems such 
as lack of trust among co-op 
members, cost aHocmons and fears of 
conteoL_ 


• Contact Advice/registration at 
the CDA, Bmadmead House, 21 Ponton 
Street London SW1 Y 4DR; phone (01) 
8392988. 


The GDA fetalking to tiro high street 
JV_- * banka about hefj>yvfth finance end ■ 

iRnxvJ fieorge JoneSi.the.eDA director, said: 

. '‘Weshaflbepf^thdttwgctvmniiientto 


1 think rd better have a coffee — 
Fm playing squash with another 

^jgrrtJw ^ minnte s^_ 


tin Britain the 
r small businesses . 


■ To help rural enterprise agencies to 
develop services to small businesses the. 
Development Commission, the rural . . 

development agency, is bringing in two 
new grants. One offers up to £3o for a > 
day spent advising smafl firms. Theofrer, 
mostly for ^^agisndes working in priori^ 
areas, offers 50 per cent ofmemitfal cost 
of a rural project upio a £5,000 
•maximum.-- 


9 Contact: DevetopnwntCorrmssion, 
IT Cowley Street London SW1P3NA 


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We are tookmg tar suitaMe ■»*- 
caras to oseme Crow Optical 
Centres »nai ve enrendy opm- 
ng mreugnout me UK. 

Our trandMse ufrema has been 
A operation tor aw a rss smee 
the la* ms cnanged. Akaadv 
there are 70 Cram uptcal Cen- 
tres opening successhJBy' 
througrnDJ Die OK. ano new ones 


are ton g opened a) a rale d. 1 


ge mek. Several ol our franchi- 
sees have already opened thee 
second centre. 


Total carnal outlay e jdwh- 
iraMy EEOOO lor wMti Mam 
s avariaUe. 


I you are sales moomed get on 
ml not ttm putoc and art do- 
lermred to succeed we mvite 
you a wpiy lor an rtenww at 
ou Head Offce. r wntog «*h 
&jB delate ot your amt a date 
lo smoest coriNfence) ta . . 
Mr. J.G. Law, 

_ _ Dkactor, 

Crown 



pkfrjrefrentag 

b « da* it piebn 
M ttaEMrs «» srofc- 


in^sta orterouwJ rod w* 


mUah » ton eur gwtag 


bnfa al mik — 

include reMBMM, ntvtaOw 
pMcwtag HMcn aid the 

5SB sw cp o n id snopaimiL 

towng rod bunt*. 


HbvCro-RMreind 

TaiCmp.1 


moot 

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(keel 


.■.•jfiOiMfr K£'*-i3; 
fiiisCK'.t 

FiSTrnivE 
LiilOfCPO 51 


nSSSC0haveotfcr25yeaiS(^successinthetFeatmemofWDadwDffn.DryFlotandRi5tiig 


• innate tuner unci, u juunicoai iiiuuiaicu aim punuve, aiw iiarc upauuy wcHCMivay 

traykst a rewarfwssesvice weliwite ypu to jWR m.lhe succ«s : 

company. i- - . ••- • . ;4 " ; 

BMr(xxiiHDhefsnefranchisepacfcagei5a}(Tg)letevviflifuUtfmng;aHthenecessafytodisand . 
equipncsiLpfushifl supporting tedukaiairiniaikEtingbac^^ 
proven by our first 42 francteees 

Smnl important aeas sffl remain tn be taken up and these excitingappwtunfriesmust be 
covered within the imrwfete future t o enable th e completion of our nationwide network. 
Suitable appfcants with drive and detemination are advised to apply without delay. 
Successful candidates will experience a rapid development of their tenitory and achieve high 
net eainir^s of aj^roxiiiialely £14^)00 rn the fhst year rising to over £20X00 in year twa 
A trial investment oi £15.000 induing working capital is reqiired (£4000 minimum cash 
investment v# finance package supplied byleafirig banks availaUe) 


For full details and Brochure please contact The Franchise Director, 
Pass & Co Timber Preservation [UK)Ud. Tel:01-5391105 {5linesj 




PASSCO HOUSE 
635 HIGH ROAD, 
LEYTONSTONE, Ell 



MATURE MANAGEMENT 
OPPORTUNITY - 


AVAILABLE SUITABLE APPLICANTS 
:. SUBSIANm iNtiME iHNERATEI) 
nfpnsTTEAR 

TYPICAL EXAMPLE- L. 

NET PROFITS BEFORE TAX 
YEAR 1 £18,000.00 

YEAR 2 ^28,000X0 

YEAR 3 /36.000.00 

FULL TRAINING AND ONGOING SUPPORT 
PROVIDED FOR THIS PROFESSIONAL 
ENVIRONMENT. 

REGU LAR MONTHLY MANAGEMENT 
MEETINGS TO ENSURE SUCCESS BACKED 
UP BY NATIONAL AND LOCAL 

. ADVERTISING. 

, SHARE IN OCR GROWTH AND PROFITS 
" WRITE FOR D ETAILS;- 

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WHITE BART HOUSE, 

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CAMBERLEY, SURREY GU17 9AD 


TELEX AND 
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WHAT.15 YOUR FAX NUMBER? 

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• asked byyourcJients or suppliers. 

These systems are now financially 
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Immediate delivery on ail stock with 
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For further information, please phone us. 



.01-582 2958 OR 01 -587 1628 

A DIVISION OF SYNTRA PLC 


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mwmr restoration 
i«*m our buuriKt lor Ihp ktu 
10 vrort n Uui law we hate 
(OmnUnllv MlimRd 7S-IOO"- 
protiN per proren tor our cu 
mh & mmrlin H you would 

l4.r W betiefll I torn taut expert 

iwr A knowledge our 3 day 
vtolnwr n Ihr .nr irxrnu you 
razutol alforuio ni|K. KfWur 
iiMUna a •OMUW prooerty. ton 
lo KWh. pflfaAs 10 looh t’* 
Mtoit MtmuMnra how to buy 
niriudng aourrn. res- 

l oral ion mornlurr & Inlenor 
, demon lrtomei aha lull Ongo- 
■Inq MKWorl A ddlKf WMce 
* a< «4 'Uge of pour 

nrmm Pnre lo inriudr 3 tiar 
drronumdUlon (or 8 tHflhli 
CJOO Coourt the Training 
kuuqtr C- Him. 
Dnwnartio Waruneh iDSMi 
d«N13 


GENERAL 


fit Sdn MarWpUnu Co. OutMs 
Lk veef. unKjue prooutl lor 
mail order, mud haie rum ap- 
peal Reply to BOX F69. 
TELECOM Cheetah 87 telex (wtni 
\Ot wordprocMaort com 
apprm CS.OOO os new £1J280. 
Tet; 109241 070757 


BUSINESS FOR SALE 


HITCHIN 

AREA 


Rotary compressors (or 
vaccuum pumps) HHcbin 
area. T/o E200.000, old 

estaWshed, good prod- 
uct veputettan. (setorv 
6.600 sq ft total avalt 
able purchase freehold 
Or leasehold. -1600 sq ft 
factory Just completed 
vacant for new product 
or other enterprise. 
Easy terms purchase to 
responsible buyer, 
to BOX 


COMHNY dlrtvtnr. dvnandr. 
twid uoriiM. nanm. -we 
Sen-.. nurkeUnq. expert moO- 
« jlot MisllMr W aiv 
npourluntlv with a lalure. anv 

v. here raaOMfereB WaDglMIUll 
in fm r j ramnanv tout uhm 

Ri*W 1 to BOX r*7 

iww 


SMALL SEED 
COMPANY 

Curenthri 
team. Tun 


. crrrlre 

1 tins upto 1.000 vi n naoatde 
Lwiued toon mure fxiMn 
■inrlude (etox/Setopucoe/wx rtr 
siw lien .■najtfjie For further 
■Hath iuh) Oi 4M 8710 


tun bf husband A wfe 
team. Tumow m last fnanal 
year E144.000L Voy prahtaUe 
■rtti low owrtieads. Freehold 
DTOoerty. Fttd framna & totroduc- 
tans gwotv Tins A a genume 
otatniMy to tofflusasta par- 
son to acqm a pratadte 
estattstad busne3s waft Ib- 
boial 5 tosmatand ns&nws. 
Based East Sussex. 

Pnet £1«J3M 

Reply to BOX FB3. 


COKTODTIBLE frtwMM flurwno 
nomr irixintetpfl 44i. NW En- 
glrind Ukilltl Ca.bOO pw BKS 
«mmum Tel- .OMai 25180 


LEE. BmtfWV. uih 
•ntuhnion coniifionuai v 
TetooM 305089 


and 

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MAH0H, 

MENORCA 


Secant town bouse. 30 seater 
restauan. Cadre JUtfion, 
Menorca. Spain with- spaaous 
NvmgaccoranwdatiQn. 
ElKJOaForturtiier 
details wnte; 


TO Box 431, 
Mahon, Menorca, Spate. 

MAHON, MENORCA 359457. 


PORTSMOUTH 

SmaO manufacturing 

and wholesaling 
business. Genuine 
reason for sale. 
Ideally suit. 


company/sales 
iwithr" 


person with D1Y and 
BM contacts in 
Hants/West Sussex 
area. 

Reply to BOX F65. 


EXPANDING nared/dmam 

town* company sw Louden, 
ftopty lo BOX. FT8- . 

GLOS man icon oh Miner and 
•mural »hoo 1500 M ft. SuH- 
ahk> ouw iradM. 3 nata iwr 
and 2 - Dncv aam Dmubnon and 
yard. Pnnir sue an man road 
T/o average c«.eoo lo C&OO 
Mf u-WH. Cl 60.000 f/hoM 
SAA Ptwnr 0402 713394 at- 
l« 700(Hn . . 

AVON COUNTY. ThMMM soorh- 
*hop urrmtso*. hit or wso 
Cxisung. erafitaMc. coacti «rofls 
buurtmb rould to wcum 
/InM Pmatr.itnaocv a\a» 
able T<H- i0749i 3800. 
CMHSTUUM inUMTURE /mm 

mumrauom buonns (or jilr 

CIO. 000 inrtudUto slort 1 

(Hudommi Asaty rtrrfKt ora. 

5l Tltr Kln«(Um. ’VwnaL 

Doiwt BHP1 6KP . - 

(JUUC nsnaer toontnr hour 

In 4 arm « nil adtommo 7 sMf- 
raimna founyara uniu 
PWMHnq MHHUidul InctoM 
wlh vopp lor mpanaon 
c C 540.000. ftrph- to BOX *01 
WHO nutiHlM ramnanana 
ramaaov in Norttom Ot}- Low 
etniMih. fumin' arowih do- 
Imlial Good offim min 
grnMDus aodmv Drum 
f rom Ota 32902 
tUCireCAL ntBtnrcTS A ran- 
tiarion (or Anml 

luroowr in nrws of C‘ m. run 
otdrr boot- Comparn sfturnl 
LmI Anqlu Rrplv to BOX DM 

nuecnoN Mould mg puaua «. 
u am i/o asm i alur cajsir 
Trirohonr 04868 24365 Hr 
MMatH .... • - • 


WEST END 
CAMERA 
SHOP 


Prune' oostoon. es&Mstad ZS 
yeas. T/o £250000 per nun. 
vatwHfr taeboU. 

Mr. Byrne 01-491 3196. 


COSMETICS/ 

BEAUTY 


retail 


E32JBQ. 

Phone evenii 
(08928) 


business for 
Welts area, 
year sties. 


BUSINESSES W, 


antedJ 


ROD A 


Raoently redred besinassnan 
wauteet anata n a lblue- 


tast«toas»lreaflDrpartB(- 
■ cbmiany and u partopateafr. 
Mb ndumeiaprmL . . 

flOCk awfcSe. 

Bqrfy to BOX 026. 


BUSINE SS 

OPPORTUNITIES 


CAUrORNU - DUPLAY your 
HOdurWrertim In San Fran- 
nvo fOTTXDOurp u aH wrewm 
164 and wmrm counUrln 
wuh on-hand mnwiuum 
and nauonal adwrastaQ lor a% 
Mito *. w per to ft- Ptoaro 
wrap in fini tffiUnrr far a*- 
-rriatnr toomun- to Bnianma 
com- I9i awM sl. Soum 
San Franraro. CA 94080 
( b-A 


STAWT Pm raw ctl nroduc 
bon under a franrtme uw 
aprrauon prom-led CIS income 
per Bird Wer 6b weeks We 
oufflfniw io buv hark ail of tor 
<Nnem<SrMrHnM Mini- 
mum lead r equi reme nt, 7 
« rev PmaIt piaitnmg for a» 
rNuniuai duvaungL Smiaale 
tor BCS For further tomb me 
phonf JMui Boul« 'BuHdlno 6 
EauiMneolt Ud i0383< 

7-14171 . . . . 


YOflR OWN BOSHKSS 



■21-23S 8939/3032 
HTEHKATTONAL 
BECTROfUCS CO. LTIL 
ARSOT CBfTRE. 
60 FfSDEMCX ST_ 
BSUBNGHAM B1 3tlS 


PRODUCT FOR 
DIRECT IHAH. 


rMe reoun DnnjEB b otter to oar 
Aral nrel cuMOmm. They mat Dk 
i. EMetaM value fa toe custom*. 

i CoM DreM aargtts tor os. 
Cartta a dUrfalta faeefa ita 

POSL 


. Efafa. 
Stofltnd. S1H BPf 


EDUCATIONAL 

CONSULTANTS 




Sraal nnsoM stem 
dig gait tac meenie Wtadd and ta 
earty rand WaasoaL ’ 

•fjw 


‘ Boctel 

. Tat (0494] 782449 


RESTAURANT 


HoW restaurant reto 40 cowre to 
W.1 area MtaaUe far reote. Weil 
Mua&d ISO yanis fnm Marble 
Alta Mti oim entrance. Terms ne- 
OOBtato Itatafal aoportmtvtar 
wwpfsng ciw/natantw 
to esstolsh his mm 


Phone Mr.lheodore on 
262 3141. 


a WAVS lo mile men<v to 
(itrNBwt rrcedrODsBOO. II 
OamiiMd SUrei, London EG2M ' 


SWISS CHEMICAL COMPANY 


is tooteig far dfctrSxitKs tar its consoner-industriti. products io 
be marketed in Great Britain. . . 

Tbs products are tn.be sold In Restaurants, Hotels. Hospitals^ 
Bakeries etc. . 


Very high earning p ot e ntia l foe the right company or indmduti, 
Please send det tiled qipfecaSen in Engfish. German or French 
stating your previous sales record he Ohm A U 
— — -94,OHIBS2WidL- 


UNIQUE 

OPPORTUNITY 


Wd sate 68 dfetritators to total 

roogbnfl m UK bo marte) our 
mgeol beelth and beady prod* 
ucts tfnet to ttn putne. 
Succassful Mfadi dl aned 

wbtafe SzSoivl mu stock 

purehase. EwreM ovninfa-ln 
ta fiot par ifSOflOa- . 


aydudoyntoBOatags^aBW 


140 Of WAS HE 


& Beauty Limbed, 


i*. 


Street 
82 4UL 


YOURS? 


Abustoassyoucann 

tram ho me, art mt 

poteatiAmto repeat or- 
ders. nigh praht margins. 
P OtiBw.C Mti flow, minimal 
overheads, no stock roaun- 
merits and over £100 per day 
woft it an nox for you. 
for fail defats send a fa4 
a» to The hfattafag Or* 
■Wr-SconnafT House. Hgb 
^“t^urvey. Bedford 

MM3 808. 


WEEKEND MOMCy. Earn El 00 
ram wtTOW sunootin, mnt- 
Wl _»«* metom aroducl 
toram No nr. itikum. caa- 
tavum or ranuai muunM.Our 
“ anno WHi maw Mgh proJH 
nr mMruhiK. full xusoen 
9h m 
Wfi 


phonr nuraiurt. mil (ueddn 
S«Kl 9xA SAE now 
„ CPnlw. Ont. TM20. 
SO Cuur Boulnard- 
Nouinqham 


wUA a 

mu ihi> mromr io Ires a 
month novrOinp irocompmi- 

lidn capital ropuirra CftJOO 

Inwnrr atMUMr Rina Mr 
Cfton OI 30C aai I or Mtito 
Pwmmwn Lid . opi sr |36 
Retold Siren. London Wl 


rnmnuioMi 
DiNmvidMwlniinucniaa- 
twt a 4AIJ7 reparomo 


ENSURE VOOI 
SUCCESS II 19871 

in ttn 


IWKMtnO s 


basons manges to operate 


Pwr. am bostons at part our 
1986/87 emnsai mgranma. 
Tins amamtag opponatoy ot- 
fact a rapid pay back ppw l 

Hob Mnregv. toucstmenl m- 
qtant E35JXKX Finance wa^sfe 
sufaect to status. For taftr da- 
UJs & wtatfoefann conact- 
TA Ock. 

Bolliiuft MaMnaacc 


77/79- Cbinmch Read. 


WORKING 

PARTNERS 


wth cental required by 
established retail fine 
art gaftay, wish to ex- 
panojiatHmwider write 
for further driafls to:. 


The Quay flattery, 
- The Quay, - •• 

• Poole, Dofset - 


CPPOimMRV In Satan mao- 
arfv for -Utow iMong lugti 
income from Mur UnMtmmL 
DUhwnl. mentfr d. reward- 
ing. Full Otoh-upL Training in 
Spam For furuirr drum nhonp 
Mr Crren On >04991 W73. 

wru oct you sunra m » 

MmMwaksMltnoOUMnPtn that 
rani im For fidl muriUno dn- 
Ms send SAC to OkMhe 
PuWWmw. PO Box 1 1. Leorrun 
sler HRt 9VN 


cj- lam eoMonhan to 

dm «*op teal estate & rammer 
e wl opportimUiei. Sank («Mb 


dsoiUMe suhwn lo good pur 
M CS6^ 


ODiees Reph k> BOX 



WENT, design & trademark an- 
piKotton r«M. for safe op 
i ooUlng produn aimed at gut & 
proonuanat mutate ftrcU u 

..BOV..,ll. .. 


OFFSHORE 

COMPANY 

FORMATION 

AND 

MANAGEMENT 


Most jmtafiams. tsfa cjf Man. 
Channei btands, Tubs & Cfa». 
Bnteh Vfrgn Warnto. Gtorafrv ate. 
Faa ixofeswal and uwftdsmnl 
sence. RO/tatta/ta/mNL Forda- 
tate contact 


The Company SaRdbr, 
Aeoadare Corparale 
Sanrices Urafod, 

4 Aviutiale Court, 
Dachas. Doagbs, 
We af Mm. 

Te t 66Z4 2451? 

Tefax 629787 AVON S 
fox B6Z4 24513b 


PtOMOTIOilAL UMMMJLAS 


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fbraltoaee. 

. fWrfar tianffjj- 

KBNDREWLTD 


MISSION OR 
PROBLEM 
IMPOSSIBLE? 

Let agent of Krypton 
intelligence and 
dynamic person aSty 
- - try to sohre ft. 

0707 334134. ; 


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URGENT 

SmaB Liverpool man. 
co. looking for sales 
outlets ^ in SE for 

noises. intTors. gras 
products & pergolas. 

Reply to BOX 021. 

AROUNDACAMHtA 

PKMC»ilBi>JC»iwnM*iMiiWohg 

J pmdoa > WM| * aiew imL 
Oroe rau to-e wn our obb qI 

todtodon. m mm 3 dm an ou 
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LOANS* 

INVESTMENT 

• MroramiTD 

KNOWUCHfiN, LONGHKZ 


rntaONFIOm ld.KB4H3ZL 

~ -SOUTH 
AFRICAN 
CURRENCY 

purchased. Ylfoglw 10 % 
hWw rate than ream banks. 
Contact foopax UK. 34 Man 
fload, Rranfoid, Essex. 

Tela 887037. 


INVESTOR 

REQUIRED 

Jornwaftnafree range 
p^JSfworkteioh^ 

capital backing in one 
yeta+atnL 

0489 34116 

VSMTUK CAPITAL nuwr for 
vowto mmuforturm. Auanife 
Ctodlat 01 43T 6900 

njceraoNK «fc iikwi 

Mum-net lUMMnwMr hmhi. 
DMm win tvrrn 90“" on far- 
torv pri «• A few aira *UI 
njUjbk- 01-874 0926 lOavl 
OI 900 1460 iW/ena*E»eL 

nontimr development. b» 

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eru DMdoonmi Rptmu*. 
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An* vow veWoo ““mure rapuu 

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lnlei rsWnfl prapo^Kim sought 
irnni jsodap^Mnr C|Mln 

n BUSINESS SERVICES 1 

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depoMliom. unutraiHm. Reo- 
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6087S37 

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msuirth _miu C3P9 Phone 


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Surveillance, . 
counter surveillance, 
communications and 
computer secuiity,' 
encryption etc. Keep 
your secrets secret 


Tel: 0732 455208. 


SURVEILLANCE 

MONITORING. 

and counter sunraBancn 

equfanwfit (or both the 

amateur & professional. :• 
Ring or «mfa (or prfc» BaL' 
RUBY ELECTRONICS 
ELECTRONICS LTD 


718, Ui Bridge Rd 
El (f SAW 


London 

W-Me 4«M 


CNA/N/FMTUGAI. r To fe toa n to 
udv in Ihr next immmii win M> 
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fr»Jer«i^_in tofia nnw nlt Pf 

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COMPUTERS 4 
COMPUTING 
• SERVICES 


WJWTEO tCL ME89 PerASwroto 
a OHS Kn UV) 2900 d«ne< 
Muntranu- purrhwea . Tel: 
0749 307388 

WANTED IBM 8820 word pro- 
ref«liw isiutommL 6883 and 
S31Q phone ,0742 307388 

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T:Ts't*. Applicaaonbas been made do the Coundl of The Stock Exchange for the Ordinary shares co be adrisced to the Official List, 


TheApplic 


appear under “Direooia. Setroary and Advises”, am die persons resp ons i bl e for the iflfanaarnn amtaft^ this document. To rbe best of the knowledge and belief of the Directors (who have taken *11 reasonable care to ensure that such is die caxe) the 
i n fo rm arinn co nainrri m daa dbaaneaefe inaccpiriance .wafa the fogy and docs hot omit anything fakdv to afiemhe irnnorr nf «m4i mfarmmnrr- Thr P m r mrs r- ' rlinij y • 


' : s — : —§ — ; iwi wy 

to toe OtBdalListwiH become efeedvrand dealings will begin oa 22nd October. 1986. 


l « application form, are «« out at the end of dm document, ft « expected dial admission " 


SAUNDERS GROUP pic 


(Ixicoiporaiwfm HnglandimtiertfaeCornpanies Act 1985 No. 2033819) 


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Offer for Sale by Tender 

■/ *>y 

Rowe & Pitman Ltd. 

of 2,500,000 Ordinary shares of 1 Op each at a minimum tender price of 150p per share, the price tendered being payable in full on application 


Authorised (FoOowhre Offer for Sale) ' Issued arid nowbenta 

„ issued foBy paid 

£1,250,000 Ordinary shares oElOp each £1^00,000 

The Ordinary shares now bang offered for sale will rank in fuH for all 
dividends hereafter declared or p*'»l on ** Ordinary -share of die . 

Company. 


INDEBTEDNESS 


At the dose of business an 24th September, 1986, the Croup had hire and 
lease purchase commitments totalling £246,218. Save as aforesaid and mart 
from mtra-Croup hahiltriim, die Croup did not have, at rinr dar», any loan 
capital (including term loans) or ^ n w ^dj but unissued, or Jn y 

outstan ding mortgages, e ha ^ y c or other indebtedness in the - nature of 
borrowings, tnrii r 3™ jonl? - ou y r tt t jfw , fahtiriM under acceptances (other, 
than normal trade bife) or acceptance-credits, hire parthsseconmihments aF. 
guarantees oc other material contingent liabilities. . ..._.. r. 

At the' dose of business on 24th September, 1986, the. Group -had cash 
balances of £696^066 (exdadmg monies held hi client accounts). 


DEFINITION'S 


the "Company" means Baker Harm Saunders Group pic 
the “Group" means the Company and its subsidiaries 

“Raln»r Ham VSaurviyiV nrrfty “firm” means any or all, as the co nt ext : may 
require, of the partnership of Baker Hatris.from 1976 to 1977, the partnership 
of Baker Hams- Saimden. from 1977 to 1st May, 1986 and Bak er Hams 
Saundeal4Brited.thdfoafore.cr 7.1 ,'. ■!*£ • - . •■ - 

"Ordinary shares" means the drdmary,*ft*tqsof lOp tarfi , iiit fae Co m pan y ,-' 
issued and to be issued pursuant ro the Offer for Sale li. 'I . 

the ‘ TD iroaots" pfsadeclieilDis of the Company - r r 

the "City" means the Gty of London and the i mme di at ely a djoini ng areas 
within me London; Boroughs of blingmn, HaAney, Tower Hamlets and ' 
Southwark * ‘ 

the "Offer for Sale" means the offer for sale by tender by Rowe & Pitman 
Ltd. of 2600.000 Ordinary shares at a minimum tender price of 150p per 
share as described in this document . .. 


KEY INFORMATION 


The Following information should bemad injsra p i n t ri c m wifofocMl toe of 
this document. , “ , T. 

Business' ‘ ” \ . “1" - 

Baker Harris Saunders is a spedaKicBmi of-c ommet oal estate menEeand ' 
property advisers which has oecome esrab Cthed as tsne of. the leaozrig_ firms 
in mis field in the Chy of Lo ndon .'Tbe firm, is princi p ally, mvoivedin-the 
office agency market; also providing dewdopme nt and leasing advice and 
complenuntary professional property sendees. - 

Trading Record 

The trading record of Baker Harris Saunders for the five ac cmmrin g periods 
ended 30th April, 1986, as derived from die Acco u nta n ts’ Report, a set out 
below. 


Turnover 

Profit before taxation 
Taxation 

Profit after taxation 
Earnings per share 


47 months 
ended 
30th 
April 
19te 
£000 
1,054 

Years Ended 50th April 

1985 1984 1985- 

' £000: ■: £000 ~ ~£00O~ 

- 857 ~1J29 - V8 0 

1986 
-■9000' 
. 2,851 

232 

99 

292 . 

568 

800 

024) 

(50) 

OSS) 

(27?) 

cm 

108 

.49 

137 

296 

451 

I3p 

Orip 

L6p 

' 3fip 

s-sp 


KTLses and the assumptwm set ow m“lnfonn*tK)n Relating to tfafrftofit 

forecast" wfll be not less than £ 1 , 600 , 000 . 


Offer for Sale Sttttafc* (Note!) . .. .. ...... - 

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Seoddbeo lw ea a n d S pons nnlw the Offer for Site 

RowettPhnutcrlad. ' 
i lFmdTury Avenue 
LovdaaBCZMZPA 


Amfito r s and Rep orting Acc oun ta nt s 
RrAson Rhodes 
Chartered Atauaaaas 
186 Gty Road 
London EC1V2NU 


Sofi dto e a totfaeCo nipauy 
Admrst Moms Crisp 
Broarfoaze House 
7EldonSoeer “ 

London EC2M7HD. , .. . 

Safiditnes to dse OBa fiorSale 
Slaughter and May r - 
35 Basmghall Street 
London EC2V5DB 


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National WestminsterBank ELC 
94 Moonzaic 
London EQM6XT 


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Regtsnar's Department 

p!SBox82 

37 Broad Street . 
i Bristol BS997NH 


THE BUSINESS 


The bu rin es i of Baker Harris Saunders is divided into three fee-earning 
departments, Agency, FrofessmnsJ and Management; all of which are 
supported by theRcsearch department 

Agency 

This department carries on die traditional rale of a commercial — — » yir 
and provides clients with advice and ustmuux in processing rb^ir property 
tra n sa ctio ns. Advice is provided in four principal areas as follows; 

! Deudopmem 

The firm researches, negotiates ami advises dienta on the acquisition or sale 
of properties either for redevdoament or refurbishment su pp orte d by 
finudal appraisals, valuations and design advice on the specification and 
form of ptopo se d schemes., b also handle* the marketing of sites for 
development and advises an the provision of interim or long term 
development funding 

Disposal 

Clients are advised on the letting of both existing and newly developed 
o ffi ce Boor space. Tha ind u d es the prefetritig of developments m the coarse 
of construction, of existing leases and sales of freehold 


The following a a hit of some of the major clients for whom the firm has 
acted, or a currently acting, as joint or single agents on the propexnn 
detailed below: — 


Landlords 

Cbtm 


Instruction 

Bntanmc House North, EC2 


BananquiUa Investments PLC Bntanmc House North, EC2 
(part ofthc Grenada Group PLQ (Site of Ropemiker Place), 
185,000 sq ft- Scibng Agents 
City Acre Property 1 Poultry, EC2 

Investment Trust limited 160,000 sq ft 


onstrucrion, assignments of existing 
properties. The finn also provides specialist 
wim prospective tenants and purchaser. 


INTRODUCTION 


Surer Harris Samnexs-is-a specialist am or coaaaaaat tsau. agents ana 

-proper^ advisees which has becoine eseahBriied as one of theleadixw firms 7 il.Tv r - fW L_'-j 

m this 5dd in the City of London. The firm is jxmripaty involved in the 

office agency marker; also providing devdopmHtt and leasmg advice and 

compkoientaiypzobessiocniservioes. or— a—* 

The firm’s reputation is based upon personal service, market expertise and Research 

sound professional advice. Its diems indude major devdopeix, property This departmeni 
owners and tenants in the Giy property market- Gty property ir 


Aapdshkm 

Acquisition work involves findir^ and negotiating the acquisition of office 
space for clients, having regard to the particular requirements of their 
business, iwghiding, in die case- of leaseholds, detailed advice on the 
proposed lease and rental terms. The preletting market allows the firm to ' 
contribute specific design advice on pamcular projects on behalf of tenants. 

investment 

Advice is provided on the sale mid 'purchase of fov ^tm ent pr o p ert i e s on 

hehalFof nmitiitif fMl^ivI p weperfy^nmpaiiy i'lifiiw- - . - 

■hnfewtmul J * ' 

This department advises-' clients on a amge of matters associated with the 
ownezmip or occupation of co mm erc ia l -property, including- advising 
landkxd- or tenant dtents oo lease renewals and- rent reviews, adviring- 
chertts on the level of rates payable on commercial property (including 
n » «wuhw proposed raring a ww i ww r t) and providing rental or. capital 
valuations tor leasehold moneehoid commercial property. 

The Directors believe that this work provides scope for expansion, 
particulariy rent review and rating wock flowing from acquisitions or 
komgs negotiated on behalf of dkntsm earlier yean. 

M an ageme n t . .’1 . 

This department manages oommerrial premises’ oa behalf of landkxds and 
occttpms. This Jhdudes the coDeaion of rents and sendee charges, die 
adnmnsoaridu- of' braiding services: and financial accounting on-service 
charge payments. Advice is also offered on the p ra ctical aspects of budding 


^ of 9^3.516 Ordinary shares, being ^ . 


BACKGROUND 


In 1976, Michael Baker and Simon Hams foimed the pa tmen bi p of Baker 
_ Harris and were joined the following year by Richard S au nde rs , when the 
Ban’s name was changed to Baker 'HanzrSattodezR.: The pwi t nenhl p was 
expande d in 1981 m indiide Nicholas Rancher, Richard Hanaby and 
Jonathan fi d w ar ds; and sg t k k when W3Kam Reach the firm in 1984. 

The firm was founded to provide specialist property advice in the Gty of 
Lo nd on and Holbom whfa pan k alar empharit on office development and 
letting. 

njd yu pfrt i ff indie C5*y leering nurfwt »niHwl Baker Harris 
Saunders ro ataUish dose links wifo many of the better known property 
rpmpaniw anri mvestmest insdtttxKic. By foe end of 1981, the Rrm ban 
achieved notable success through its involvement as agents in the sale of the 
newly developed Mflron House and Shirc House in C&isweO Street, EC2 
(440 ^XX) square feet} to BP foe £93 million, which, ac that rime, was the 
Laigert singte open market property trarisarrioom the IMted Kingdom. This 
was Flowed by the redevelop m mr of Gidea: Crar d ma , Dgvoosmre Square, 
EC2, where Baker Harris Saunders Was one of rite joint agents handling the 
-successful letting af500.P0&sqiime feet between 19&2 andl984. - 

. i tm aili i MBug m these ' " ra jnr d rtd o pBMt iduMS .cohanced- riw Ban's 
~repmazkin and led to an expansbn in agency burinesi, parricufaify for fetdqg 
mjtrucrioni' Ai development activfty mcreaserrfoQbwmg the upturn in the 
G^r property market during 1984, prekmrraof new schemes co "sfadl and 
core" standard became a major feature of the tw ww ii* pinwl in 

das market and an understandin g of foe require m e n r s of urge occupiers has 
led to an extension of agency services to include design advice ro both 
property devdopes and occupiers, fe-has «l«n hmKWI foe ^ ro nvpund 
former rta agency work, parrinilariy in the area ofjM miiinmL HistOCcaD y, 
aoqmshiotis have acco un ted fora considerably smaller proportion of me 
fimrs income than lemhg* - in part a conscious effort to avoid a conflict 
with its rokfas letting agent. 

Trofesskmal work has always fbtmedaa i n y dn aia 'patt of -agency business. 
jOpeozmg in -esdkr years as a sendee department; profesnonaf work has 
" ifevdo^d considerably, gene ra t i ng new business indepereferdy of agency 


The Directors are locking ro broaden die spread of foe finnls managemmt 
mstruaians. oo profitable new devriopments and widening 

the geographical area of properties managed. 

Research 

This department undertakes market research and analysis relating to the 
Gty p ro p ert y market, monitoring the supply and demand of office space 
mn manned d evel o pments 4 p d C 9 ««wwring on rental trends, take-up and 
the iuely effect an me property market of changes in tenants' requirements, 
t e chnolo gy and p l annin g policy. 

Market reports and surveys are published and specific re se ar ch projects 
und e rtaken. The projects provide- support For agency weak, partkun d y in 
relation to office development sch e mes at . foe plannin g stage, lease 
a cquisition s, where demographic or- other studies are un de rtak en, and 
investment sales, where research data is required » support matket trends. _ 

The "Biker Harris Saunders Gty Development Survey" is pub li sh ed for 
efiesus and outside subscriber*, being updated every six months.The "Gty 
Development Review", containing an aiuJym of the City Development 
Survey stattaria and market co mm e ntar ies, is published yearly and 
presen te d at an annual conference o rg a nise d by the Sim far its cnenis. 

Fee Income 

An analysis of Eee income between the fee-earning departments foe the last 
three financial years ended on 30th April, 1986 is as follows: 


Agony 

Professio n a l 

Management 


Agency fees are negotiated individually breach instruction and vary with 
the nature and terms of appo in tment. The- firm -often operates on a joint 
agency basis, fo which case foe total fee is generally higher dun that for 
- ™g l> agency instiuciioiis, and is notmaDy shared equally by the joint 
agents, irrespective of which finn achieves the letting. 

Typically, development acquisitions gene rate Fees of between Vi and 1 per 
cent, of the punhase price, whilst fees for development advice are often 


Investment Trust Limited 

C o mmct oal Union Assurance 
Co. pic 

Eagle Star Property Management 

I iwiirad 


Electricity Supply Nominees Ltd 

GoIdquiD Limited (a company at 
foe time jomdy owned fay 
Whitbread & Company PLC and 
Trafalgar HornePLQ 

Greycoat Group PLC 


TheHammenoo Crotqrpic 


La n d S ecu rities PIC 


MEPCpfc 


: New College, Oxford 


-Norwich Union Life Assurance 
Society 

Paternoster Consortium led 
byStoddeypk 

Rosehaugh Greycoat Estates Pic 


The Standard Life 

Assurance Company 

St. Martins Property Corporation 


Wares Chy of London 
P rop er t ie s pic 


Years ended 30th Apr8 

1984 

1985 

1986 

£000 

£000 

£000 

843 

1,352 

lfi37 

248 

293 

325 

138 

135 

189 

1,229 

1780 

2^51 


Vdu’year at&ug 30th April 19.87 if the OaSsdty slum 
ykafduttycdr. ■ 


TYo fe saona} work has always fbrmedaa im pcin aui pait of-agenry business. 
.Operating in -earlier years as a service department, profesoonal work has 
~ developed consid erabl y, gen erat ing new busincre indepe nde ntly of agency 
■ nwurnlimw • 

Involvement in -property management commenced in 1978 and today the 
management portfolio extends ro 47 properties with a 'ament annual rent 
rod m excess of £23 million: The d epaiunent now has a range of diems 
-rnrhidnig ' TneritiiriftiMd and pr op erty Company landUnrff and pn-nparii-inal 

wmntR. - - . .v - • • . • 

In 1983 Baker Harris SaimdttS Set lip its Research department, which 
enabled foe Son ro undertake, roedfic proiectKiti behalf of diems id support 
olin agency acriviries, u weS as Kexxral market reports and surveys. Tbe 
best known of these are the "Baker Harris Saunders City Development 
Sawy", which is neguded as one of foe most comprehensive studies of its 
'kind available in tan City office development nujifair T and die. “Chy 
Deyd^»««Review:': 

Coupled with fodr policy' raring they- bopsidet'. that du« 

-phOoasphy has been, and will continue to be, a '^aifoane .fiicfof in foe 
growth orfoeExm. ■' -- ; - ;. r - -r 

fo antirinarion of foe Stock Exdungr flotation,^fae'busmgst was transfetred 
‘ W 1 st May, 19fi6 col Baker Harris Saunden Limittd wfakh became a 
• subsidiary of foe Company on lflfo September, 1986. 


merged with the letting fee or charged separately. Letting and acquisition 
work normally generates fees of between 5 and 10 per cent, of the agreed 
annual rent, anhough fixed fees are charged where appropriate. 

Income from professional work comes largely from a mixture of freed, 
percentage aid related Fees. Rent reviews and lease renewals are 


year's saving in rates pay 
Mim^pnimrfeqi are n 
charges. Ahematively an 


2 &ujqg advice one half of the first 

1 at lift per cent, of mol service 
may be charged. 


The firm has established strong finks whh most of foe major development 
mmpmiquiliftluun d ^tiBeant presence in the Gry and, whilst in receac 
yam a vu hmwrinL n n ip MtiWI rf f h* finn** jnfnmi> ba« been derived. from a 
•mall number of rij^je en mynirg, the buxines generated from soy one 
has usuQy borne ffom a number of s ep a ra te inxt n te non s. 
Ne v ert h eless, as. roe marfew has grown, foe firm has b r oad en e d .its diem 
base andintireAiear *oApA 90fo Aprit, 1986 acted ooa coral of 212 separate 
aynty and pmfecBimal mamiodans Fm 96 di ent s. 


f'Tiwuo* 

Allied Irish Banks pk 
Bardays Bank PLC 


Tbe Bowring Group 


E.D. SrF.ManLuL 


Robert Ffemmg & Co Limited 
Ratforerattre Binkof Cahfonria 

and Bw lnt» mn» fj pjal 
M ar lte ra L iqj|f ( l 

. Htibeit Sumli 

ThcLondon Life Assodabon 
limned 


National Wesminster 
Bank PLC 

Sliwmnw T dmmi Bm rfwm, 

mdudiagLMessd&Co. 
The Pott Office 
Sehmder <^enriri*« . 


. deZoett&Bevan 


160.000 sq ft 

Development Consultants (Cunmt) 

Pembroke House, EC1 
40fl00 sq £l Letnng Agents 

125 Wood Street, EC2 

45.000 sq ft. 

Development Consuhano and Lettu^ 
Agents (Current) 

6/8 Btshop5gnc, EC2 

150.000 sq Ft. Rent Review 
Milton House and Shire House, 
Chiswefl Street, EC2 
440,000 sq ft. 

Devdopment Consultants and Selling 
Agents 

Lutyens House, 

Finsbury Circus, EC2 
. 190,000 sq.ft.- . 

Development Consultants and Letting 
Agents [Current) 

Woolgate Hou-If- 
Coleman Street, EC2 

280.000 sq ft Rent Review 
50LudgateHiH,EC4 
133,000sqfe. 

26 Old Bailey, EC4 

65.000 sq ft. 

Letring Agents 

Alban Cate, London Wall, EC2 

325.000 sq ft . 

Development Consultants and Letdag 
Agents (Current) 

82/86 Fenchorch Street; EC3 
58^100 sq ft. 

Development Cons ult a n ts 
5 Old Bailey, EC4 

60.000 sq ft Letting Agents 
Paternoster Square, EC4 

300.000 sq ft. 

Managing Agents (Cunem) 

1, 2 & 3 Finsbury Avenue, EC2 

425.000 sq ft. 

Development wnd I firin g 

Agents (Currou) 

Cutlers Cardens, EC2 

500.000 sq ft. Letting Agents 
London Bridge City, S£1 
Phase 1 - 800,000 sq ft. 

Development Consultants and Letting 
Agents (Current) 

Gty Tower, i 
40 Basingfaai Street, EC2 
130^00 sq ft. 

Develo pment fLnmiilti nBi and 
Agents 

Lhde Britain, EC1 

270.000 sq ft. 

Development Conjutamcs and Letting 
Agents (Current) 


12 Old Jewry, EC2 

19.000 sq ft. Acquis ition 
Juxon House, 

St Paul's Churehyard, EC4 

88.000 sq ft. Rent Review 

Ambassador House, EC3 

47.000 sq ft. Acquisition (Carrera) 

Sugar Quay, EC3 

100.000 sq ft. Rent Review 
8 Crosby Square, EC3 
40^X10 sq ft. Disposal 

6 Agu Street, Strand, WC2 

47.000 sq ft Aoquisirioa 


20 Cannon Street; EC4 

40.000 sq ft. Management (Cunaa) 

80 Coleman Street. EC2 

14.000 sq Ec. Disposal of Freehold 
215 Bishopsgate, EC2 

27^)00 soft. 

Acquisinon of Freehold and Suhkttringof 
put 

Goodmans Reids, 

74AlfeStrect,E^ 

Broadgate, EC2, Phase 2 

310.000 sq ft. Acqujfttion of European * 

Headquarters (Current) 

148/1 66 Old Street, EOT 
90J300sq ft. Frecboki purchase 

fiwkw Cardens, 

9 Devonshire Square, £C2 
12^00 sq ft. Disposal^ ^ 

Stock Exchange Tower (party25 Finsbury 
Chnif, EC2 

30,000 sq ft. Disposal fCrmqf 















THE TIMES FRIDAY OCTOBER 10 1986 



POSITION IN THE CITY PROPERTY MARKET 



tic Milton Home to BP. This. 


Aa^VBtmgCatvatdm 


The City oF London's position as one of the wodd'rtauling financial centres 
has historically has contributed do the comparative stability of the Cny 

property maifca. 

increased activity in the Cry of London over the past few years, and the 
impending deregulation of nc ^”"^1 maA*^ has restated in a vigorous 
■ letting market. Office dmi pi “ increasingly bang influ e n ce d ay the 
leq ai r eBOT W nf immu mh n nnw showa prater wilimffnrna op relocate to 
d» fringe areas immediately adjoining the City of london. Oango' in 
planning policy in the City of London, coupled with tine availability of land 
for development in the hinge City areas, have assisted developers in meeting 
these requirements and a amount of development space a 

currently plumed or under construction. 

The Dheocots consider that die Gty^ dominant position as a wedd financial 
centre will niririnw go sustain the strength of the madcct. 

There are q™* 60 Suns of commercial estate agents involved in die City 
letting madcct and, in the Directors' opinion, there are about 13 firms in a 
dominant poririon. The race of lettings has dou b l e d since 1982 and in 

r i .« n« i a. — Z.V.. 41 A. — ril; C AM 


peiM *s compared to lm.maddipOD, in 1983 profits woe Affected ty the 

conrmuing poor market and the absence of major projects. 


cow conve ntio n^ 


The performance of the fixm since 1963 the expansion of Baker 
Ham* Saunders from essent ially a development and leasnre^acncy into a 


Turnover c ff Frp ri« cunUritSBOW and fees tecehnU ^ eMC^ ve of WTj 
rammM^X ppgty transactions for ^*^5.*** 

CM»S^be «££tk Fees for other profewul seivico are 
reoognised as earned when they become due and payable. 


foBy integrated firm offering advice on ad aspects of commercial property 
transactions. This expansion, enmbinfti with the large increase hr i»ro«g« 
fni) acquisitions in recent yeans and the upturn in the property w”** i™ 
resulted in a bioader base of earnings and conaistemgrowrii in tnmover and 


Tamgfhle Fixed Atsets 


The charge for taxation ex ceed s the rate of corporation tax i 
period mainly because of r * Tf y t " ^xperw rT which are dtmitn 
purposes. 


CURRENT TRADING AND PROSPECTS 


involved as joint or "ngv i rr # w 

the Dotal Boar space let. hr Se year ended 30tfa April, 1982, the firm handled 
letting tnmmmfWM rraalEiy appr co cim ately 400,000 square feet and in the 
year ended 3flrh April, IQflffiiandled some 715-000 square feet. 

The firm has already been instructed as joint or single letting aynt on a 
number of namoninr, which, the Directors estimate, as at 31st July, 1986, 
repre sen ted approximately 25 per cent by fioorspaoe of current 
developments for which planning applications or consents had been made or 
received in the City property maBat New developments accounted for over 
half the Il ooi spa ce let in the year ended 30th April, 1986 and the Directors 
believe, on die basis of the current level of instructions in relation to new 
developments covered by planning applications or consents, that the firm 
wiD at least maintain its position in the letting market as a whole. 


year ended 30tfa 


CaxcntTradwg 

During the current financial yeaxv the Croup is forecasting tool fetdagi of 
approximately 15 million square feet and acquisition* in excess of 40a000 
square feeti for aO of which mstmedoos have already been received and, m 
some cases, completed. Far example, in the But five months of trading, the 
firm has been involved in letting 540,000 square feet far Sc Martins Property 


Corporation in London Bridge City, SEl and 75,000 square feet for 
Rosehaugh Greycoat Estates Pic in 8 finsbury Avenue, EGL 
The firm has also been appo in ted by Lloyds Bank He to advise on the 
acquisition of app ro odmatriy 250^000 square feet in Chase 4 of Broadgate, 
EC2, whilst National We stminst er Bank FLC have instructed the firm do 
negotiate die acquisition of a new 90,000 square feetbufltfing for occupation 
by NaeWere Investment Bank Group. 

Both the Professional and Management departments are also experiencing 
considerable growth. Baker Harris Saunders is advising Robert Fleming fit 
Co. Limited on the rent review for its new headquarters, 25 Gqpmgll 
Avenue, EC2 and Midland Bank pic, on its rent review, as renams of wading 
Court in Cannon Street co mpri si ng approximately 80,000 square feet. 
Recent management instructions inehufe the Pat ern o ster Square, EG4 
complex of braidings, bom the Paternoster . Gonaomma led by Stocfcley pic, 
and 77 Ciacedtuna Street, EC3 bom Continental I n s uran ce Co. (Europe) 
Lid. 


I DIRECTORS AND SENIOR MANAGEMENT I 


The Directors are as follows: 


and is acnvdy involved in all aspects ot me turn's business, lie started bis 
career in 1964 with Richard Ellis, leaving in 1970 to join Richard Saunders fit 
Farmers where he became a Partner in 1971. He is a Commitxee member of 
the City Branch of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a position 
he has held since 1983. 


Jonathan Edwards, BSc, FRICS, aged 37, is Managing Director. He joined 
die firm as a Partner in 1981 to wont on me agenry ride of the business, and 
also became the farmer in charge of the firm's administration. He started his 


Parmer in 1981. - 


Nicholas Rancher, FRICS, aged 36, is jointly responsible for the Agency 
department and is also Marketing Director responsible for corporate 
promotion and public relations, lie started his career in 1974 m the 
development and agency departments of Richard Saunders fit Partners 
before joining Baker Harris Saunders in 1977. He became an Associate in the 
firm in 1978 and a Parmer in 1981. 


Richard Hamby, FRICS, aged 38, is Director in charge of the firm's 
Professional and Management departments. He joined Baker Harris 
Saunders in 1978, became an Associate later that year and a Partner in 1981. 
He sotted his career in 1969 with Salter Rex Be Co. and subsequently gained 


broad experience in commercial property with Surrey County Council 
between 1971 and 1973, Hamihuorth Property Ltd. in 1973 and 1974 and 


between 1971 and 1973, Hamihwotth Property Ltd. in 1973 
Axogen Properties Ltd. bom 1974 to 1977. 


WSfiam Peach, FRICS, aged 36, is Agency Director , Joi ntiy responsible for. 
the Agency department. He sorted bis career in 1973 with Richard ElEs 
where he gained ten years’ experience in their City office, becoming an 
Associate of that firm m i960. He joined Baker Harris Saunders as a Partner 
in January, 1984. 


Senior Management and Employees 

Details of the Group's senior management are set out below: 


Jade Luton, AGA, aged 35, is Financial Controller and Company Secretary 
a nd j oined the firm in July, 1986. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 
1978, and worked for the Charter Consolidated Group PLC, was Deputy 
Financial Controller for GR (Holdings) PLC and has recently completed three 
and a half years as a financial consultant in New York, USA. 


Roger P hiUp c m , FRICS, FRVA, aged 39, joined the firm in 1KX) and 
betaine an Associate in 1983. He was mendy appointed a director of Baker 


Harris Saunders Limited with particular responsibility for property 
management. From 1966 he worked for die GLC Valuation ana Estates 
Department, moving to Reunion P ropertie s Company Ltd. as a senior 
property manager in 1972. 


MalcoimTrice, BSc, ARICS, aged 28, joined the firm in 1985 to work in the 
Agency department and became an Associate in January, 1986. He was 
recently appointed a director of Baker Harris Saunders Limited, with 
particular responsibility for agency work. He started his career with 
Chestextons m 1980, and worked for five yean in their Gty commercial 
office. 


Stephen Pay, ARICS, 


the firm in 1980 to work in the 


Agency department and became an Associate in January, 1986. He was 
rcccnuv appointed a director of Baker Harris Sa u nders Limited, with 


particular responsibility for development work. 

The Croup employs a total of 44 members of staff. The Agency department 
employs 17, the Management department 9, the Professional dep a rtme nt 7, 
the Research department 3, whilst 8 members of staff are employed in 


administrative rues. 20 employees are fee-earning of whom 10 
the Directors) are directors of Baker Harris Saunders Li mit ed. 


# i n a i m . u . ■ t t g " t 1 


On 14th July, 1986 a special resolution was passed at an Extraordinary 
General Meeting of The Royal institution of Chattered Surveyors (die 
"RICS") so amend the bye-laws and regulations of the RICS in order to 
remove certain restrictions on outside investment in companies in which 
members of the RICS are directors. Under the constitution or the RICS, there 
amendments require approval by the Privy Council before coming into 
effect. 


If, pnor do the admission of the Onfinaxy shares of the Company to the 
Official last, Privy Council approval is not forthcoming the D ir ect o r* who 


last, Priw Council approval is not forthcoming the Director* who 
ibexs of the RICS, together with Roger PhiDpotrs, Malcolm Trice and 


are members of the RICS, together with 
Stephen Pay, intend to resign their meml 


The Directors do noc believe that their resignation would have any 
significant effect on the business of the firm and expect that they would be 
reinstated as members of the RICS following approval of the amendments 
by the Pnvy Council. 


Employee Benefit* 

The Directors attach considerable importance go maintaining a high degree 
of loyalty, morale and commitiiienc from employees. They form an essential 
pate of me business, providing a personal service to diems upon which the 
firm's reputation is based. The Directors believe that employees should be 
provided with the opportunity to become shareholder in the Com p any and 
thereby participate in its future growth. Accordingly, p referenti al 
consideration will be given to applications made by employees foe shires in 

the Offer for Sale, up to a total of 350,000 Ordinary shares. 


The Company ha* also w«Hi4ifii an executive share option scheme, under 
whkfa option* will be granted to senior members of soft and a profit sharing 
scheme, for the benefit of all eligible employees. Further details of these 
aehgtna* are set out in “Stat u t o ry and General Informal) on” paragraph 4. 


-. -TRADING Rf CORD 


out in Pan 2: 


Cable is a summary of the firm's results for the five accounting 

30th April, 1986, as derived from the Accountants' Repott set 


Turnover 


Profit before taxation 
Taxation 


Profit after taxation 


17 nooks Yeas ended 3Q*Aprit 
aided 
30th 

Afd - 

1982 1983 1989 198$ 1986 

£000 £000 £000 £000 £000 

1,054 857 1,229 1780 2,351 

232 99 29t 568 800 

(124) (50) (15g) (272) (349) 

108 49 137 296 451 


Street, EC3 from Continental Insurance Co. (Europe) 


Richard Sanndrxn, FRICS, aged 49, is Chai rm a n . He was a founding Partner 
of Baker Harris Saunders and Is responsible for diem liaison and pro ressfotul 
work. He started his in 1961 with Me&exsh 8t Harding and 

subsequently Joined Richard Ellis in 1963, becomin g a Partner in their Cny 
office m 1966. In 1969, be formed Richard Saunders & Partners, whom he 
left in 1977 and with whom he has no remaining connection. He is a 
member of the Court of Common Council of the Corporation of London, 
President of the Associated Owners of City Properties and is cm the General 
Council of the British Property Federation, and past Honorary Treasurer. He 
is also a past Chair man of the City Branch of The Royal Instit uti on of 
Chartered Surveyors. 


Group Profit and Los* Account* 


Simon Hams, aged 38, is Deputy Chairman. He was a founding Farmer of 
the firm and is responsible for development and agency business. He started 
his pr op er t y career with Edward Exdman in 1971, Becoming an Associate of 
that firm in 1974 and was subsequently involved in opening their City office 
in 1976. 


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The Directors are confident that, by providing a high level of personal 
service to they will ^nrl -nK^vf ill, firm's position in the 

expanding City property market. The current level of agency instructions, 
which rndndrK a number of long term proj e ct s , is most encouraging and 
professional wok offers particular scope for growth. 

The Direction also intend to work towards achieving a leafing position in 
die property investment market, advising on traditional investment sales 
and purchases, development funding and the proposed i initised property 
markets. The firm has not entered, and the Directors do not intend mat it 
should enter, into any projeas acting as principals. 

Outside the Cay pr op er t y market, the Directors intend to expand the firm’s 
office agency activities to Central and West London and tunable locations 
dose to the M25. Id into new yq gn rh Kai SK9S f the finn wiD 

benefit bom contact* already established among as clientele in th e Qty of 
London and a number of existing developer dients arc already operating in 
these locations. The firm recently handled the acquisition on behalf of Auted 
Irish Banks pic of its new 75,000 square feet Croup headquarters in p„atamuuBnurue*dUaa 
Uxbridge. I - - - * 

As part of any expansion programme, the Directors intend to preserve the 
firm's business philosophy m d udm g, in parti cu lar, its rep u tatio n foe offering 
specialist personal advice at a senior leveL 


17 months 
ended 
30* 


Yean Ended 3Q* April 


Staff costs 

Other operating charges 


Operating profit 
Interest receivable 


Interest payable 


Profit on ordinary 

actMdc* before director*' 


PROFIT FORECAST AND DIVIDENDS 


Profit for the period 
Earning* per Oxfinasy 


Profit Forecast 

The Directors forecast that, in the absence of un for eseen rirajmstances, the 
profit before taxation of riw Group for the year ending SMiApriL 1987, on 
the bases and the assumptions set out in Part 3. will be not less than 
£1,600,000. 

The forecast is based an five month's management accounts and on budgets 
for ««wti mnntlw nf fin-vial y «r Mn account has been 

taken of any income arising bom instructions which may be received In the 
remainder of the year. 

On the bash of the profit forecast ami an estimated tax charge of 38 per 
Gent, die earnings for the year ending 30th April, 19B7 wiB be not less than 
£992,000, equivalent Do 107p per Ominaiy snare («-aienfawd on a weighted 
average basis). This would represent a price earnings multiple of 14 times at 
the minimum Gender price. 


Movement on reserves 

Reserves bro ught forw ard 
Profit Ear die period 
(DistriburidnstoVCapital 
Introduced by Pumas 


Reserves carried for wan! 



April 



1986 

1982 

1983 

1989 

1985 

£000 

£000 

£000 

£000 

£000 

Ug4 

857. 

1,229 

U80 

2^51 

(186) 

C243) 

(3361 

(463) 

026 ) 

P72) 

087) 

(492) 

(643) 

472 

■ 399 

599 

952 

1,246 

8 

3 

3 

6 

16 

0) 

© 

. (4) 

(15) 

08) 

477 

394 

598 

943 

1,224 

(245) 

(295) 

006) 

@75) 

(424) 

232 

99 

292 

568 

800 

(124) 

(50 

(15?) 

(272) 

04 9) 

108 

49 

137 

296 

451 

L3P 

06p 

T6p 

35p 

53p 

(59) 

(26) 

150 

442 

318 

108 

.49 

137 

296 

451 

(75) 

127 

155 

m 

(626) 

(26) 

150 

442 

318 

143 


Dividends . 

In the absenc e of unforeseen rirarmstances, the D ire ct or* intend do 
recommend a final dividend in respect of the year-ending 30th April, 1987, of 
. ZOpnet per Ordinary share (equivalent to 2jsp per Ordinary share including 
-the related rax credit at the current rare) for payment in October, 1987^ 

If the Ordinary shares had been fisted on The Stock Exchange forthe wboie 
of the year ending 30th April, 1987 the Direaan would, in the absence of 
unforeseen circumstances, have expe ct ed to recommend dividends in 
respect of the year totalling 4.0p net per Ordinary share (equivalent to 5.6p 
per Ordinary mare including the related tax credit at the current rate). Sucn 
notional prospective dividends would have cost approxi mately £400,000 
(net of the related Advance Corporation Tax), and would have provided a 
gross dividend yield, at the m a um um tender price; of 37 per cent, which 
would have been covered 17 times by the forecast earnings of 10l7p pet 
Ordinary share. 


REASONS FOR THE OFFER EOR S ALE 


The Directors believe that the Company has reached a sane in its 
development where it is appropriate to seek a listing of its dares. This status 
will e nh a nce the corporate profile of the firm amongst its existing and 
potential dients. The fisting, together with the net proceeds of the issue and 
other available resources, wiD provide the Group with greater BexAnfity in 
financing future growth both by internal development and by acquisition as 
and when suitable opportunities arise. The Directors have no present 
intention of making any specific acquisition. 

Of the 2^00,000 Ordinary shares which are being offered for sale, 1,005,243 
are being sold by the Directors in the proportions set om in paragraph 5 of 
"Statutory and General Information”. The balance of 1,494,75/ are new 
shares and will raise a minimum of £178 milUnw, net of expenses, Cor the 
Company. These funds together with existing resources wffl considerably 
strengthen the capital base of the Group and, in the short term, will be 
placed an deposit. Fallowing the Offer for Sale the Directors and tbeir 
familics will holdapp ro Bt nn at dy 75 per cent of the enlarged fasued Ordinary 
share capitaL 


other available 


and when 






grace capital and *harepremlBmac fO Q »i t of the Co mpany 


ACCOUNTANTS' REPORT 


CnwpSoBttc rad Ap plicati o n ofFnad* 
17 months 

30* 

Api3 

1982 

■ ' £000 

Source of fond* 

Profit on ordinary activities 
before taxation 232 

Adjustment for item not 
involving the movement of 
funds: Depredation 23 


Sidjuty, 1986 — to subscribers on 
incorporation 

18th September, 1986 — toriurcholdera 


Ytm Ended 30* April 


Fonda generated froro 



Fund* from other Moires 

Sale of tangible fixed assets 1 

Share capital of BHS paid up — 

Totri tods y n i»t 256 

A p pl i c a t i o n offends 

Purchase of tangible fixed assets (22) 

Taxation paid (14$ 

(Distributions »y 

Capital introduced by Partners (75) 


1983 

£000 

1984 

£000 

1985 

£000 

99 

792 

568 

15 

16 

13 

114 

308 

581 

I 

8 

22 

115 

316 

603 

05) 

<i§i 

(107) 

(275) 


Following admission oo the Official List — 
Subdivision 
Capitalisation of share 
p remium 


Issue for cash far connection with 
the Offer for Sale at the rnrnimurn 

tender price of 150p per share less 
estimated expenses of issue 


Ordinary Called up Shan 

shares Share Premium 

Number Capital Atom 

of£l each £000 £000 

70,000 

70 


70,002 



eflOpeack 



700,020 

— 

— 

7,805,223 

781 

(781) 

8^505,243 

851 


1,494,757 

149 


10,000,000 

1,000 

853 


The authorised share « w ri ra J « 
shares to the Official List, be £1 
shares of lOp each. 


a dmis s ion of the Ordinary 
ed into 12,500,000 Ordinary 


frc « ea ae /(ifcrw M e) al 
working capital 
Debtors 

P.iPiHiiin 


127 155 (420) (626) 

188 306 (199) (176) 


Your* faithfully, 


Robson Rhodes 

Chartered Ajjotntuntt 




185 218 (136) (139) 

(75) (22) (S9) (199) 

110 196 (19$ (338) 


BHS and Ba hasa throughout me period covered by this report. The accounts 
of the Partnership were not audited when drawn up and have now been 
audited by us for the purposes of this repott. 

We refer to BH5, tire Partnership and collectiveiy as ,< the Group”. 

The financial in formati o n set out in this report has been prepared era a 
prefoma cons ol i d ated basis as if tire Croup had been in aristmee with its 


78 110 (4) 162 

188 306 (19 9) 0 76) 



Notes to the Account* 


profo ma consolidated basis a* if tire Group had been in existence with its 

present structure throughout the period under review. The financial 
information hu been presented after wiring sudr adrusunsns as we 


17 months 


Yeats Ended 30* Apid 


information has been presented after malting such arfeigwu m wi as we 
consider appropriate and indudes the accounts of the Partnership as if the 
b u si nes s of the Pattnoobip had been conducted by a Staked company. The 
princip al adjustmem* relate do the mchmon of notional directors' 
re m u nera tio n and the treatment of partners' drawings and «wkv»u>1 
corpcxation rax. No profits have been distributed to former Partners, now 
the Directors of the Company, out of the assets of the Croup since let May, 
1986. b tire future, profits may only be disaibuted by way of dividend on 
the issued Otdsmy share capital of the Company. 

Orar work has been carried out in accordance with die Auditing Guideline-. 

Pfospwtuw a n d the Repotting Accountant. 

In our opinion tire financial information set out below 


^P^ to^Ji^Q^DO nDjIly adopted by die Croup and on thg foftwing 

0 ^““w^l^pteientiyhdd foam efiena are iratwkhdiaviin; 

W “"^cre^ berw material adverse factor* affeak» the Cky property 
martewhich would ddav completion rf ■ 








1982 

1983 

im 

1985 

1986 


£000 

£000 

£000 

£000. 

£000 

Other operating charges 

Qtligg Anffi MR 

stated ingfTOnpw 

Auditors' remuneration 

15 

12 

13 

14 

15 

Droradation of tangible 
fixed assets 

23 

15 

16 

13 

60 

Leasing and hire charges 

17 

28 

44 

a 

30 

bttenstmxnahk 

Bank deposit interest 

8 

3 

3 

6 

16 

interest payable 






Bank overdraft 

3 

8 

4 

5 

8 

Leasing and other 




10 

30 


3 

8 

4 

15 

a 


m ^ °° dangc In the rata or levels of taxation. 


Thefajfoviring mt copies of fetters Emm the Reporting Accounaricr and 
Rowe St Pitman LaLeoneemiag the profit forecast ^ 

(a) Dsa w from Reputing Acaatttajts 
7th October, 1986 
The Directors, 

Guildhall Yard, 

LONDON, EC2V5AB. 

The Directors, 

Rowe 8t Pitman LbL, 

1 Finsbury Avenue, 

LONDON, EC2M2PA. 














THE TIMES FRIDAY OCTOBER 10 1986 


WWewed the 


on a “ «tW in d* 

“^byAeCram the acmti 

Y «U5 faithfully, 

£***» Rhodes* 

( “ ITcrc ^ Accountants 

TheDocctco^ 

■SKaF- 0 "** 

GuddhaliYaid' 

U)NDON,HC 2 V 5 AB. 


t*S-t£lKt5=rsS' 


1987, set out io the 


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STATirfORY AND GENER.U INFORMATION 


Incorporation 


l-ngfatruj mH Wales as 
Companies Act 3985 


■rr?" ““wnawnpany on 3rd July, 1986 under the Companies Act IMS 
vmh ffie name oF O EfmaJk Limited «£der No. 2033819. On^S&pSnbS 

■™?fi3SKSL32SS 5? 

SbsS^£ lm P any k** lowing dnrcdy or induced/ whoOyowned 


3rd April, 1986 


‘*" m< Dole of maapomdou Issued and fudy paid 

short capital 

Baker Hanis 3id April, 1986 £35,000 divided imo 

Saunders Limited 35,000 ordinary 

_ , _ shares of £1 each. 

Bahasa Service 8th December, 1977 £3 divided into 3 ordinary 
Company Limited chan* of £1 »»4» 

pdi of thee companies is a private company incorporated with (unified 
uabiluy m Englana and Wales carrying on the business of surveyors and 
f 5 **? w ’* its registered office at Blackwell House, Guildhall Yard, 

London EC2V SAB. 


vuiuprtmes is a private company incorporated wnn rnnitco 
V in Englana and Wales carrying on the business of surveyors and 
a ^J/s"t* 1 1K "P 5 ® 0 * 1 * °®“ at Blackwell House, Guildhall Yard, 


2 Share Capital 

0) On “corporation the. authorised share, capital of the Company was 

£100 divided into 100 ordinary shares of £1 earh nf which 3! mw iw iwn> 

There have been the following changes m the authorised and issued sEare 

capital of tfag Company Binry.fTCTfp ^m ion: * 

(a) on 18th September, 1986, die authorised share capital of the Company 
was increased to £100,000 by the creation of an additional 99,900 
ordinary shares of £1 each; 

(b) on 18th September, 1986, 70,000 ordinary shares of £1 each were issued 
to the shareholders of Baker Harris Saunders limited in e*<-Kanpe for 
the transfer to the Company of the whole of the issued share capital of 
Baker Harris Saunders Limited; 

(c) by a special resolution oF the Company passed on 7tfa Oanbra; 1M& . _ 
(A) conditionally upon the admimaon to the Official List of The Stock 

Exchange or the Ordinary shares, issued and to be issued, not later 

than 24th October, 1986: 

(1) each ordinary share of £1 was subdivided into 10 Ordinary 
shares of lOp’each; 

{11} the authorised share capital of the Cbmpany was increased to 
£1,250,000 by the creation of an additional ■ 11,500,000 
Ordinary shares; 

(HQ the Direcaws were granted authority by the Company 
generally and unconditionally to alloc relevant securities (as 


defined in Section 80 of die Companies An 1985) up to an 
aggregate nominal value of £1,179,998 (of which £250,000 will 
remain un- allotted immediately following the completion of 
the Offer for Sale) for a period expiring on 6th October, 1991 
save that the Directors are entitled before such expfiy to make 
an offer or agreement winch would "or might require relevant 
securities to fie allotted after such expiry; ~'j 7 ~ 

(IV) the Directors were given a g enera l power to allot e quity 
securities (as deEoedia Section 9Tbf Hie C ompani e s Ace 1985) 
,t to the authority referred ro m sub-paragraph (HI) as if 


.‘II I Tv f « .1 - . . €• I * I ■ *.1 • • » i*? -■■■g 


provided that such power was limited to: 

(1) the allotment of equity securities in co nnec tion with 
rights issues in favour of holders of Ordinary shares 
(notwithstanding by reason of sudi exclusions as the 
Direcron may deem necessary to deal with the problems 
arising in any overseas territory, in connection with 
fractional entidemems oc otherwise howso ever, die 
equity securities to be a l l o tte d are not offered to all of 
such holders in proportion to the number of Ordinary 
shares held by each of them); 

(2) the afloemont of new Ordinary shares up go an aggregate 
nominal value of £149,47570 pursuant to the Offer few 

Sale Agreement refenedro in paragraphtfbetewj&d . 

(3) the aflomreni (otherwise than pursuant ».0) «d .CQ. 


above) of equity securities up to an aggregate nominal 
value of £62300 

i cation ro expire on the dace of 'the Company's Annual 
i respect of die Fn?""* 1 period en d ing on 30th 






naa to their 










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Upon the capitahsarkwi tare referred 'to 








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A*? Di^detuls andQtftnhmons On Liqutdanyt a Qrcfcury Shareholders 
The. Company in general meeting any dedare dividends, but no dividend 
•shall otceed the amounEwefl mrpmd ^lyrhfpin^q o i^ Alldr^dend* shall 
be d ecl a re d and paid according to the 3™ finw paid up on the shares and 
shall be apportioned and paid pro uu «vrw»t»pa g rK> arwftt iinffl paid up on 
tf* ®I“*]“ < hM»g any pcKtion of die penod in respea of wtuch die dividend 
is paid. The Directots may pay such i n rarinj dividends as appear to than to 
be justified by the profits of nut Company. On a li gmdamm, die Hqy»4»»ftir 
.may, with the sanction of an exuauuinay resolution of the Company and 
any idler sanction required by the Companies A« 1985, divide amongst the 
memb ers the assets of the Company and may, for such purpose, set such 
value as he deems fair upon any property to be divided and ma y determine 
bow such division shall be carried out 

(vrn) Undaimcd Dividends 

Any dividend unclaimed for a period of twelve yean from the dat» of in 
declaration shall be foefeired and shall revert ro the Company. 


ESwinil 


i ij 


(e) Application has been made to the Council nf The Stock Exchange for 
me Ordinary shares ro be admitted ro the Official ha Followmo juth 
admission: 

(i) Not more duo 250.000 Ordinary shares representing 2-5 per cent 
of the issued Ordmary share capital of the Company after 
admission to the Officiaf List m ay be issued by the Company under 
the Profit Sharing Scheme; and 

00 The ag greg a te number of Ordinary shares which may he issued 




.4 & nphy ge filBm SflpfT nf| 

(0 Tie Company's Daaaaaary Shan Option Scheme 



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pimrip il terms of the Disrrprinnaty tAww «re as fri lTowr 

W All fuIFtimc employees and executive Directors of die Company or any 
of its subsidiaries may be notrunated for parntipntou m die 
DiscnakH-?.iy Scheme at the sole dis cre ti o n of the Directors, who shall 
also rfrmTnrn c the number of shares (subject to the limitations set out 
Wow); 

(fa) Options so granted will lapse if not exercised before the expiry date cf 
10 years anowill entitle the recipient to subscribe for Ordinary shares at 
; a price dtxennined by the Directors, being not less than dir higher of {>) 
the average of the middle market quotations of such shares as denved 
from the Daily Official Lis* for the three dealing days immediately 
preceding the date of grant of the option and (ii) their nominal value. 
Each individual's paroaparion wiU be Kmitwt M that the aggregate pocc 
of all shares issuable under options granted to him nwAfr the 
Discretionary Scheme and any ocher opum scheme for employees 
(ocher dun an Inland Revenue a pproved savmgs-tdated scheme) which 
may from time ro time be in force will not exceed four times ha annual 
earnings as defined for the purposes of the Dtscretmnaiy Scheme; 

(p) Options wiU be wanted under seal and, therefore, a participant in the 
Discretionary Scheme will not have to pay any sum to die Company on 
the grant of an option; 

(d) The first grant of Op ti o ns by the Directors may be made within 6 
weeks immedi a te ly following approval of the Discrenoimy Scheme by 
die Board of the Inland Revenue and thereafter Options may be granted 
by the Dinrrtoa within 6 weeks immediately following tire ^ upon 
which the Company releases its interim or final resulixrorany financial 
period or part thereof; 


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(e) An option wiilnonnaBy be exercisable only after the expiry of 3 yea» 
from the' dare of its grant. Options may, however, subject to certain 
rime Umforbe exercised eadicr than this, m the event of: 

0 the employee's death, injury, disability, redundancy or retireme n t; 

, (5) the company by which he is employed ceasing to be a member of 
the Group; 

0fi) the trade of the company by which he is employed bring 
transferred out of the ownership of the Group; 
pv) a vohmtaiy winding up, takeover, amalgamation or reconstruction 
or change m control of the Company; and 
(v) the cmplwee leaving the employment of the Group for any other 
reason if me Directors so determine. 

Options are not transferable and wiD lapse if an option holder leaves the 
service of the Group other than in the omimstanccs set out above; 

(0 No options may be canted more than 10 yean after the date of 
adoption of the Discretionary Scheme; 

(g) AppEcation has been made to the Council of The Stock Exchange for 
die Ordinary shares to be admitted to the Official List. Following such 

1 admission; ... . .... 

CD noc-more than 500,000 Onlmaly shares representing 5 per cent, of 
... the issued Ordinary jhaie capital of the Company after admissmo 
to the Official List may be issued under the Discretionary Scheme; 

and 

(5) the ag gr e gat e number of Ordinary shares which have been issued 
or may be issued under the Discretionary Scheme, together with 
any such shares which have been issued or may be issued within 
the immediately preceding ten years under any other scheme 
.. established by me Company ro enable employees to acquire shares 
in die Company, may nor exceed cm per cot of the issued 
Ordinary share capital of the Company from time to time; and 
: (m) -the aggregate .number of Onfinaiy shares which have been issued 
■or may he issued under die Discretionary Scheme, together with 
*’ - 5 ■ any sumOrdiriary'sriareswhi&bavrbemisiued Drniaybeissaed 
* ‘ within 1 th£ immediately' preceding three years udder any other 
i j^ sritemB-esrablisbedCfoi^ne 1 Company to enable employees ro 
' .acquire shares iathe Company, may not exceed three per cent, of 
■ y -the issued Ordiinry share capiral of the Company from time to 
time;- 

(h) The number .of shares referred to in (g) above, the number of shares 
included in any Option and die price at which Options may be 
exercised under the Discretionary Scheme may be atfiusced by die 
Directors, upon the advice of the Company's auditors ana subject to the 
approval of the Inland Revenue, in the event of a capital reorganisation; 
Within 30 days of the exercise of an option. Ordinary s hares wiU be 
allotted and issued to the option holder concerned and snch shares wiD 
rank pari passu with die Ordinaiy shares then in issue, other dun in 
respect of dividends anting by reference ro a record date preceding the 
dacrof issue. Application will be made to the Council of The Stock 

' Exch a n g e for the admaskmof the shares so allotted to the Official List if 
the Ordinaiy shares are then listed; 

5) I The Rides' of die' Discretionary Scheme permit amendments to the 
- Scheme roles provided that in the case of certain features, the consent 
• of shareholders in general meeting is obtained. The Discretionary 
- Scheme may be tc imm accd by the Directors at any time, provided that 
die subsisting rights of option h o l d e rs are not affected thereby; 

(k) Options, conditional upon the admis si on of the Ordinaiy shares to the 
Official List; wiD be gnnH to qualifying employees as determined by 
. the Directots in respect of a maxnmim or 150,000 Ordinary s ha res after 
die dose of business on 7th October, 1986, exercisable at the striking 
price for the Ordinary shares being issued pursuant to the Offer for Sale, 
subject to the approval of the Board of the Inland Revenue; and 
I) On 7th October, 1986 the Discretionary Scheme was, subject to the 
approval of the Board of the In la nd Revenue, a men ded consequently 
' and conditional upon the jHi^ j ci in n of the issued Ordinary share, capital 
. of the Company*) the Official list The description above is prepared 
' on the basis that these amendments have taken effect. 


Company on the day preceding “the Allocation Dare” determined 
ra accordant wtdi sub-paragraph (c)(i) above, and 
(hi) Tor aggregate number of Ordinary shares which may be issued 
under the rnoftt Sharing Scheme, together with any such sham 
which have been tssueoor may be issued within the iromediaiely 
preceding tec years under any other scheme estahkhed by die 
Company ro enable employees to acquire shares in the Company, 
may not exceed ten per cent, of the issued Ordmary share capital of 
the Company bum time ro time; and 
Gv) The aggregate number of Ordinary shares which may be issued 
under the ProS: Sharing Scheme, together with any suth Ordinary 
shares which have been issued or may be issued within the 
immediarelv preceding three years under any other scheme 
established by the Company to enable employers ro acquire shares 
in the Company, may not exceed three per cent, of the issued 
Onbnaiy share capital or die Company from one ro nme; 

(f) (i) In the event of a gen eral offer being made to acquire the whole of 

the Ordinary share capital of the Company or a scheme being 
p ropo sed for reconstruction or amalgamation with another 
company, participants may instruct the Trosiccs what action to 
take on their behalf; 

fu) Fames pants wiD para apace in any bonus, capitalisation or rights 
issue in respect of Ordinary shares held on their be hall by the 
Trustees. Any new Ordinary sham issued m such circumstances 
will be treated as forming pan of the same appropriation as that 
from which they denved. 

(g) (ij The Directors can amend the Pipht Sharing Scheme save that 

— amendment of the principal aspens of the Profit Sharing 
Scheme ro the advantage of parccmants requires the prior 
approval of the Company in General Meeture. These aspects 
include eligibility, the subsenpnoo once ot Ordinary sham, 
the rights attaching ro Ordmary shares and the maximum 
number of Ordinary shares that may be acquired: 

— no amendment may be made which affects the obligations of 
the Trustees without the poor agreement of the Trustees; 

— no amendment may be made save with the prior approval of 
the Inland Revenue, 

provided that the Profit Sharing Scheme may be amended without 
thr unction of Shareholders (but not so as to increase the number 
of Ordinary shares tha: may be issued under it) in order to obtain 
Inland Revenue approval of the Scheme, 

(u) The Directors at their discretion may terminate the Profit Sharing 
Scheme (without prejudice to the rights of participants) or may 
decide that no fund* wiU be made available for the Profit Sharing 
Scheme in respect of any financial year, and 

(h) Application will be made to die Council of The Stock Exchange for 
admission to the Official List of Ordmary shares issued under the Profit 
Sharing Scheme. 


5 Dirccrnn' and Other Interests 

(0 The table below shows the beneficial interests (as dehired in the 




refe rr ed to m paragraph 6(iii) below, as they will be required to 

be recorded m the Register of Directors' Interests maintained under the 
prowsims of 5ecaan 325 (2; of the Companies An 19S5: 

Number cf ska res 

% 

R. Saunders 530,590 53 

S. P, Harris 1,524.123 153 

M. P.L Baker 1.469,124 147 

J.B. Edwards 999,829 XO.O 

N. G-J-Baucher 986,496 9.9 

R. A- J- Hamby 863,118 8.6 

W.G. Peach 999,328 103 

S. P. Harris and M. P. L Baker have non-benefirial interests as trustees of 
trusts established tor the benefit of each other's children in 33,333 and 
40,000 Ordinaiy shares respectively. 

GO The table below shows die number of Ordinary shares to be sold by the 
D ire cno re pursuant to the Offer for Sale 

Number of shafts 

R. Saunders 75,391 

S. P. Haras . 206,069 

M. P.L. Baker . - 206069 

J.B. Edwards ...... 134,009 

N. G.J. Ba richer 134,009 

R. A. J. Hamby 115.686 

W.G. Peach . 134,010 

(m) Save for the interests sated above, die Directors are not aware of any 
person who, direedy or indirectly, wiU be interested in 5 percent, oc more of 
the issued Ordinary share capital of the Company following die Offer for 
Sale or who, directly or indtreedy, jointly or sevnafly, exercises or could 
exexrise control over the Company. 

Gv) Save as aforesaid and as referred to in this paragraph and in paragraphs 6 
and 7 below, no Director has or has had any interest in any transactions 
which are or were unusual in their nature or conditions or significant to the 
business of the Group and which: 

(a) were effected . by the Group during the ament or immediately 
preceding financial year; or ' 

(b) were effected by the Group during an eadicr finanri«l year and remain 
in any respect outsrandiqg or unpeobemed. 

(v) AD of die Directots have enured into service contracts with the 
Company, under which they currnariy receive remuneration as follows: 


ISiSiiilliSlM 








ffi >’ The Conrmany's PadhSkamg Scheme 

On 7th October;. l98o the Company adopted a profit during scheme ("the 
Profit Sharing Scheme") which has been submitted to the inland Revenue for 
ipproval under the finance Act 1978. The principal terms of the Profit 
dialing Scheme are as follows: 

(a) All fuU-time United Kin^iojn Directots and employees of die Company 

and of any pamVjparina subsidiary with at least months' 

continuous service will be eligible to participate in the Profit Sharing 
Scheme. Other employees may be included at the discretion of the 
Directots. It will be a condition of participation that ennlqyees enter 
into a contract agreeing to be bound by the terms of the Profit Sharing 
Scheme. _ 

(b) ffl. Tbe Profit ^5hari ng^S^^m e . wiD be administered by Trustees 

(U) .hi respect each accounting -period, the Directors may aDocare 
, ' fundi to theJTrustees. The sums so allocated may not exceed an 
amount equal to 5 per ceric, of the Group's consolidat ed profit 
before tax and. extraontiany items attributable ro the Group's 
United Kingdom operations; 

(Hi) The profits allocated ro the Trustees wiD be disbursed by the 


Fntfitf 







Scheme; 

Gv) No individual 

£1,250 of OrE 

las then £U 


pant may have a pprop riated to him more than 
hares in any year u hat annual emoluments are 
Participants whose animal emoluments ate 


















Articles, jeo pfff^Tf fff y n | iT y n. debenture stock 
temrioes whether outright or -a security for any debt, fubitey or obligation 
of the Company or of any third party. 

fid) feaams. Om mdts, etc_ _ . 

The Directors mxy give' or award pensions, *nnnra»« gratuities and 
superannuation or other allowances or benefits to, inier alia, any tfecctor, 
ex-director, employee 1 or ex-employee. of the Company or af-uly of its 
subs idi a ri a (present or paat) or thq relations, c oone crioci or dependant of 
any person and may establish, mimrain, support, «Mbmibr to tad 
cc ('tribute to a3 kinds of aduiiK9<'tx!is& and hinds. 


higher may not have appropriated Ordinaiy shares in any year 
wnh a value in excess oc the lower of 10 jser cent, of their annual 
Himhm iwm iiwt ES .Onfl- 

(<3 GJ When Oirimaxy shares are acquired by subscription, the price 
payable by. thr Trustees sbaO be the higher of tbar nominal value 
arid the . middle market quotation (as derived from the Daily 
Official - List of . The Stock Exchange) for the dealing day 

. immediately preceding the date which the Directors dewminr to 
V be "theAwation Date" in respect of any financial year, being a 
dace falHqg as soon as is practicable after the announcement to The 
Stock Exchange of the Company's results for chat financial year are! 

. . nftnr the O H i nwy Aww are ex of final dividend (m such 

' ■„ .Official List); 

GO' fttrlmaiy diin w a n pi m fi fTad mpar ttripirrir^ rrnplnyvaie unde r the 

. Profit Sharing Scheme will rank pari passu with other fully paid 
Ordmary shares of the Company; 

(d) 0 While the participant's Ordinary shares remain in trust, he may 
direct the Trustee? howto exercise the voting tights thereon. The 
Trustees may vote only upon receipt of a written direction from 
the participant; 

(n) Except 1 in die special riicui rist a nta i i mentioned in sub-paragraph 
(d)(uQ and -(Era below, Ordinary shares appropriated to 
paitiripatiog employees must behdd by the^ Trustees for two years 
i from the nxtw upon -which they ate a ppro pria ted. During this 
period the'Oidinaiy- shares may not he. t ransfciw d into the 
participant's namr or disposed of. Ar any time after the end of the 


seflhis Oxdiniry ihixoorto cnnaE er them into hb own name; 


R. Saunders 45,000 

S. P. Harris . 50,000 

M. P.L Baker 60,000 

J. B. Edwards 50,000 

N. G-I- Baucher 50,000 

R. A.J. Huiaby 50,000 

.W.G. Peach .. 50JXJ0 

The Directors' service cont ram are aU for a fixed term ot three years from 
1st October, 1986 and continuing thereafter unless temunaced by cither 
party giving to the ocher not less than six months' notice expiring on or at 
any tune after the expiry of the three year term. 

Save as aforesaid, there axe no existing orproposed service contracts of more 
than one year's duration between any ot the Directots and any member of 
the Group. ' 

In tbe twelve month* ended 30di April, 1986 the aggregate remuneration 
and benefits in kind (including pension contributions) which would have 
been paid to the Directots by the Group had the present arrangements and 
existing corporate structure men been in force wonJd, on the basis set out in 
Note 4 ro the Accountants* Report, have amounted ro approximately 
£424,000. The aggregate remuneration and benefits in kind (including 
pension contributions) payable to the Directots by the Group in respect or 
the year ending 30th April, 1987 under the arrangements in force at the dare 
of this document, is expec ted to amount to ap p rox im ately £450,000. There 
are no outstanding loans granted by any member of the Croup to any of the 
Directors and there are no guarantees provided by any memberof the Croup 
for their benefit. 

fin) The Directots may be considered to be promoters of the Company and 
of Baker Harris Saunders Limited and R. Saunders, S. P. Harris and M. P. L 
Baker may be considered to be promoters of Bahasa Service Company 
i mW. Apart from the remuneration and other benefits which they nave 
received as Dhectos (details of which are set out above) and apart from the 
shares they held in Baker Harris Sitindera limited which were exchanged for 
share* in the Company (details of which are also set out above) ana apart 
from distributions as set out in the Croup Source and Application of Funds 
statements in the Accountants' Report, the Directots have not within the 
two years prece ding the date hereof received any cash, securities or benefits. 


6 Offer for Sale Agreement 
G) By an agreeme n t (the "Offer f 
1986 between Rome & Pieman Ltd. 
the Directors in their capacities a 


to be issued, to the Official Lise not: later than 24th October, 1986-. 

(a) ro purchase a total of 1,006,243 Ordmary shares from the Vendors; and 

(b) ro subscribe fora total of 1,494,757 new Ordinaiy shares 

in each cue at die striking prioe, subject to commission. 

GO The Offer tar Safe A g w i ' i rw nr runtime* 

(a) representations and warranties given by foe Vendors to Rowe & 
Rimiw T rd j 

(b) indemnities given by the Vendors and the Company to Rowe & 
Ptmraltri. as to certain liabilities which Rowe Pitman Ltd, may 
incur in the event of breach of the representations and warranties 
referred to in (a) above; 

(c) indemnities as to certain taxation matters, including capital transfer 
ox, given by the Vendors to Rowe 8t Pitman lid- and the 
Company; and 


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THE TIMES FRIDAY OCTOBER 1 0 1 986 






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the Offer for 


Material C o nn»ct» 


The following wwqffl r not Iwng mnirartv e nt ered intri in the Grdmary 
course of business, ham been entered into by the Company or its 
subsidiaries within the two years hnmediflteiy precedin g the dace of this 

rlr)rTifrqrnraivl arwnrmayVtm material- 


p) Agreement dated 1st May, 1986 between Richard Sa u nders, Simon 
Harm, Michael Baker, J**mwum Edwards, Nicholas Ratiriwj Ridianl 
Hambv and W itKam Peach (1) jmd Ihlfw Harris Sattndeis TJniiiml 'fBFIS 
Limited ”} (2) a l ignin g m BPS T imitwi by way of gift, the business of the 

partaend^ "Baker Hams Sauudenr"; -■- - 

® Fxrhangc of letters dated 6th May, 196 6 between the parmmhtp 
■ “Baker Harris Sawders" (1) ^ the direcrorr of BH5 (2) » ii w in» to 

BHS limited the work in ptrstess-of the pannetririp orat 1st Mat, l9B^for 
a coastdetason of £100; 

Cm) Agreement dated 18th September, 1986 between Richard Saunders, 
Simon Hams, Michael Bakery Jonathan Edwards, Nicholas Baucber, Richard 
Hamby and WiBiam Peach (1) and the Company (2) whereby the issued 
share capital of BHS Limited was transferred to the Company in exchange 
for an issue of 70,000 ordinary shares of £1 each in the Company credited as 
fully paid; and 

(tv) The OfferfarSale Agreement described in paragraph 6 above. 


8 : Litigation • • 

Neither the Company nor ether of its 'subsidiaries is engaged in any 
Irrigation or arbitration, 'and no fm g->ho n , arbitration or rlaim is known to 
the Directors to be pending or threatened against the Company or either of 
its subsidiaries which may have,- or has harf during the cwove months prior 
to the; daae hereof a significant effect on rise Group’s financial position. 


9 Group P rope r ties 

Details of the pro p erti e s occupied by the Company and its s u bsidi arie s are i 
follows: 



Blackwell House, 
G uildhall Yard, . 
London, EC2 


Use 

Ctoss 
haemal 
Area fin 
c . r ##f i 

Tenure 

Raa 

Head Office 

5, mo 

Lease- 

£75,000 

and principal 


hold 

per 

administrative 


unexpired . 

. -annum. 

establishment 


term 

20. years 

(exclu- 

sive) 



from 

Next 



25th March, 
1984. 

- rent-, 
review. 


3rd Hoot, Additional 

2-9 Masons Avenue, Office space 
London, EC2 


Agreement 
for lease 
dated 16th 
Sept em ber, 

1986 in 
respect ofa 
lease to be 
granted fora 
.term to . 
expire an 

23 rd June, .. 

1987 ' 


10 Details of the Offer for Side 

(0 Application has been made to the Council of The Stock Exchange for 
the Ordinary shares to be arfmitwd to the Official Lac. 2^500, 000 
Ordinary shares are being offered for sale at a minimum tender price of 
150p per share, the price tendered being payable in fuB on application. 

GO The costs and expenses of and incidental to the Offer ha-Sak (which are 


expenses of the reGovfog bankets and die registrars, and the fee and 
commission payable to Rowe & Pitman ltd, are estnnated to amount 


commission payable to Kowe St fttman LnL, are estnnattd to amount 
niE458.00Q exclusive of value addedtaix. bared on die minimum tender 
price. For each Sp fay which the strikfogpoce e xceeds the PniBlpIflTTl 
tender price, die Company will pay an additional £750 in gpfad duty. 
The premium on the issue of earn new Ordinary share will be the 
striking price less ZOp. The coal remuneration of Rowe & Pitman LuL 
and sub-underwriters payable by the Conmany, including underwriting 
foes and comm i ss ions, amounts do £102^w 0 (exclusive of value added 
tax). 


(iii) It is expected that Letters of Acceptance will be posted to successful 
applicants on Tuesday 21st October, 1986, that rivaling will commence 
on Wednesday 22nd October, 1986 and that the admission of die 
Ordinary .shares to the Official list will become effective on that dace. 
Details of stamp duty and stamp duty reserve tax in connection with 
the Offer for Sale ate set out under ‘‘Basis of Acceptance and Dealing 
Arrangements" below. 


applicants on Tuesday 21st October, 1986, that wiO commence 
on Wednesday 22nd October, 1986 and that the admission of die 


G) ■ The D ire ctors have been advised that. 
Company will continue to be a dose com 


Company will continue to be a dose company wii 
Income and Corporat io n Taxes Act 1970. 


the meaning of the 


(is) Clearances under Section 464 of the Income and Corporation Taxes Acr 
1970 and Section 88 of the Capital Gains Tax Act 1979 baw been obtained in 


respect of chc Croup reorgan i sation carried oar in c on nccri on with the Offer 
for Sale. Clearance has abo been obtained under the provisions of paragraph 


for Sale. Clearance has also been obtained under the provisions a 
18, Schedule 16 finance Aa 1972 in respect of the year ended 
1985 in respect of Babasa Service Company Limited. 


(in) In accordance with current legislation in the United Kingdom, when 


paying a dividend, the Company is required to account to the Inland 
Revenue for Advance Corporation Tax ("ACT') at a rate which is currently 
^Hnsts of the dividend paid. United Kingdom resident shareholders are 
oouded to a tax credit in relation to the dividend received of an amount 
equal to the ACT paid by the Company on the dividend. 


(iv) Individual United Kingdom resident sha rehnlfW* nuy be liaM* to 
higher rates of income tax on die toral of the dividend and the tax credit, but 
the tax credit satisfies any liability to basic rate tax in respect of the dividend 
and wiB entitle such shareholders to a repayment of ox from the Inland 
Revenue to the extern that, because of personal allowances or other reliefs, 
there is no liability to tax on the dividend, linked Kingdom resident 


there is no liability to tax on the dividend. United Kingdom resident 
corporate shareholders will not be liable to co rp ora t i on tax on dividends 
received and they may use the tax credit to set against their own liability m 
account for ACron dividends declared by them. 


The emidement of non-United Kingdom resident shareholders to a payment 
from the Inland Revenue of a pr op o rti on of the tax credit imrspen of 
dividends on shares depends in general upon the provisions of any double 
tax convention or agreement which exists between individual countries and 
the United Kingdom. Non-United Kingdom residents should consult their 
own tax advisers on the possible application of such provisions, the 
procedure for daiming paymeic and what relief or credit may be claimed m 
the mrisdicpop m which they are resident. 


(v) Application has been made to the Inland Revenue in respect of the 
agreement referred to in paragraph 7(iii) above for e man p ti oa from ad 
valorem samp duty under Section 77 of the Finance Act 1986 and from capital 
duty under Section 47 of the Knanee Act 1973. 


12 

© The Directors arc of die opinion that, taking into account die Group's 
existing hank facilities and the proceeds of the Offer for Sale receivable by 
the Company, the Croup wiD have sufficient working capital for its present 
requirements. . . 


(il) Robson Rhodes have given and have not withdrawn their written 
consent to the issue of this document with' the inclusion of their letter 
relating to the profit forecast and rise Accountants' Report and the references 
thereto and to themselves in the form and c o nte xt in which they are 
.included. Rowe St Pitman Ltd. has given and has not withdrawn its written 
consent to the issue of this document with die indusirm of as ktrer relating- 
to the profit forecast and the re feren ces thereto and to itself in the form and 
context in which day are included. 
















me Group m the last twelve 




psi i j tfSj ivm 


issjaasisM 


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TERMS ANT) CONDITIONS OF APPLIC ATION 


’ (a) The contract m a ted i 
herein set out will be camhoonal ori the Council of The Stock Excha n ge 

Qoupplc (die “Compary'^^S^and nOTrWng issued, do die Official 
List, and suih admission beenming-effective in accordance with the Rules of 
The Stock Exchange, not later than 34th October, 1986 and on the Offer for 
Safe Agreement not being terminated in accordance with its terms prim to 
the posting of Letters of Acceptance- If any application is not accepted or 5 
any contract by acceptance (foes not become unconditional or if any 
application is accepted for fewer Ordinary shares than che number applied 
for or at a lower price per Ordinary share than that t en d ere d, the application 
money, or die balance of the amount paid on application, will be returned 
without interest and at the risked the applicant. " :; D 


l Ura r i onf m fh^ 

of The Stock Excha n ge 


(b) Rowe & finnan Ltd. (“RoweSt Pitman*} reserves dre right to present aB 
cheques and bulker’s drafts for payment on receipt, to retain Letters of 
Acceptance and surplus application moneys pending clearance of succesfol 
apphtante ttem i n a n cesana to reject any Applicatio. i ini whole dranparf aid 
in particular miilripl^ or suspectedmiimple applications made at. me same 
tender price. *. V / ~ 


(c) By compfering and delivering an ap plic a tio n fo n ri T y o u ( ss On* 
applicants)}: ^ n; ■ 

■ © offer to purchase the number of Ordinary .shares i[vriM in your 

application form (or any smaller number for which the application 
is accepted) at the price per share indicated in the application form 
(or any lower price for which the application is ac cept ed) subject to 
the prospectus relating to the Company dated 8th October, 1986 
(the “listing Particulars"), these terms and cond it ions and the 
Mem orandum and Articles of Association of the Company; 

GO., authorise National Westminster Bank PLC on behalf of Rowe & 
Pitman to send a folly paid t m ouhocabfe Letter of Acceptance for 
rite number of Onmiauy shares for.wfcidi yora I .appucatjpri. is 
accepted, and/or thechajoe or bankerN draft accompanying The 
appuonon or arrosGed'dreiw for ary. mmey. returnable, by.pgst 
to your address Gajthst tne Brst-nined applicant) asset out in 
your application form and to procure that year name' (together 


with the name(s) of any other joint applicants)) is/are placed on the 
register of m em be r s of the Company in impea of such Ordinary 


rfy fn n’ ri ^m wiF m mhifli Iw nor ^nly 


agree that in con sid erat ion of Rowe 8c Pitman agreeing to accept 
and process applications on the tenns and subject to the conditions 
of the Offer for Safe, your application may not be revoked until 
after 24ch October, 1986 and that this paragraph constitutes a 
collateral contract between you and Rowe 8c ntman, which will 
become binding upon despatch by post or delivery of the 
application form duly completed to National Westminster Bank 
PlC, New Issues Department; 

warrant that your remittance wQl be honoured on first 
pres ent ati o n; .. ; 


agree that any Letter of Acceptance and' any money returnable to 
you may be retained pending clearance of your remittance; 

agree that all applications, acceptances of applications and 
contracts resulting therefrom under the Offer for Safe will be 
governed by and construed in accordance with Engluh law; 

warrant that,, if you sigh the application form on behalf of 
somebody else or on behalf of a corporation, you have due 
authority to do so; and 

co nfirm that in making such application you are not relying on any 


solely or ioi 
have assy Hal 


you accordingly agree than no person responsible. 
r for the Listing Particulars or any pan thereof wQl 
y for any such other in form ati on or represe ntation. 


(d) The striking price and the basis of allocation will be determined by 
Rowe & Pitman. In so detmmnmg; Rowe St Pitman will have regard to rife 
need ts establish a satisfactory market in the Ordinary shares, for which 
purpose a re amnahlf mimhw nf U: F ormal anrup tance 

of applications wiD be ef fe cted, at the election of Rowe 8c Pitman, for 
notification ei t h e r to The Stock Exchange or to National Westminster Rant 
PLC of die striking price and the basis an which applications have been 
accepted. 


(e) Preference will be given in respect of a maximum of 250,000 Ordinary 
shares befog offered for safe at the striking price to applications by 
employees of the Company or its subsidiaries on the pfeteemialarejlicatiQO 
forms available to them which specify (he ammmr of money to be spent 
other than the number of shares cor which application is made. In theevent 
of excess preferential a pph a t iaas being received from employees, the basis 
of all oc a ti on will be determined by Rowe gt Pitman at its disoetion- 


© . AO- documents and; cheques .sett by post by : Rowe-& Pitman or by 
National Westminster Bank PLC will be at tfat'ira of the peraat^s^eiitkled 
theretri. . ..... 


faun, many territory other th. 
ansatUKfog an invitation to 
farm unl es s, in tf 
ixu and 


copy of rfae listing. Particulars,. or in application 
than the United Kingdom may treat the same as 
to him, -nor should The in arty event' rise'fltxh 

; such an invitation ~couid 
coukHawfuDybeused 






(h) procedure far appliqrion and the baaifi rf xr r^a anm and 
arrangements form part otfaese terms and conditions. 


of me Companyar Blackwell House, Cuddhall -Yard, London 


Rowe Sc Pitman Ltd., . 
1 Efosbmy Avenue. 
London K2M2PA. 


National W mw nit w ^T ' RjnTc Pr f? t 
New Issues Depaamen^' 

2 Princes Soxet, . . 

London EC2P2BD, 


PP.OCF.IHT.L FOR APPI IC.A'I ION 

mm . 


; qc at a higher fgte: wbfeh ia a ydiofe inuWj>fojrf^fTbri 


is known is the "Striking 


a reasonable number of 


m 


in multiples c» lOO mae^ 
not 


moneys to be xenrmed 



be made payable to "rational Wi 


rro— cd“Not 


iii iJH -i W 1 1 1) jHVi ■■ w jfo 


BASIS OF ACCEPTANCE AND DEALING ARRANGEMENTS 

SSE 


SB 




tmtn tf tinn t c "" * 1 **™ wwip) InHgwr! 

or before 2nd January, 1987. ■ “ ’ 

The Directors have been advised ifaar: ■ - 1 ’ .* 

. G) no stampduty or srampduty reserve rfocwHbe payable On the issue of renounoeabfe Letters of Acceptance; O. j 

_ Qj)rrosranydaryrasQpy duyneservetate wfflfop^obfepna transfer Of arenporxxafafelfeaer of Acceptarxapuisuainto^a^^ 


_ Qi) rro srampdtny qr sfanfo duty respnwtox'u^ be payable pnatransferOf a renounceable Letter of Acceptance pursuant to anagreanernenteretflute 
before rhedape on which meTrok of The Srootfeccbciige tha^ prohibits a person from .carrying on businecs.a-bodi a broker bb & m . jqigsr.lp 
abolKhe^ which' is expected tohe 27fo Octobd-,' L986;''. . - ; T . . . — . } Cfi* j 

."te) &Se pmcEiser of dridB'fo rihares representedby a rtribunc&lte Lettefof Accqitanceqn or before the latest tithe for registration of nnimpn 
^ , jwrsuarttto mj^^^m^Kf ^fep^^dtedy.reE^ torn Q9 above wjuteliatettsta^ duty tetenre tax at dre rate 


uncoulltiantf agreement to transfer the fetter is not completed by a duly stamped transfer within two moathv 
Vfc of one per cent aftbe consideration paid; and 

(v) no stamp dutyar stamp dmy reserve tax wfll be payable on the registration of renounced Letters of Acceptance. 


foot of renunciatian wfllTe sqbiect to ad valorem 
uped transfer within two months, stamp duty reserve tax) at tfeic Afe of 




BAKER HARRIS SAUNDERS GROUP pic 

- APPLICATION FORM 


Offer for-Sak:by Tender iy ^owe & Pitman Ltd. of 2,500,000 ordmary shares of lOp each in Baker Harris 


Saondezs Group pic (“Ordmaiyshares”) at a niin i mu i n tender pri ce o f il Sfl p prr the (KjeMendered behml 

" T : ■ p^abkn^bflwiappl ica tonr ^ ' •" — — -- ■ 

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Motoring by Clifford Webb 


THE TIMES FRIDAY 


HER 10 1986 


CAR BUYERS’ GUIDE 


Jaguar & daimler authorised 


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• th^AuT /5V wr,,t , « nier ihah 

' WW i. fLi! 1 ® 0351 ir0D uniL 
. when it first appeared in the 

• v olume XJSconvertibte 
. and coupe models two years 
'* S? 11 ^as criticised for being 
) I™!** and nmning outof 
. breath at even moderate revs. 

: Jaguar’s engineering team 
; P*** ** ,e intervening period 

to excellent use however to 
> develop and refine the design 
: .^so that motoring writers who 
ctttted it recently in the High- 
“Ttds of Scotland- reported 
themselves delighted with the 
1 "Changes. It is now . much 

• quieter, extremely smooth 1 
: and accelerates . so willingly. 

that the rev limiter cutting in 

• is your first real indicator that- 
you are up to 6,000 rpm and 

; going into the red sector. 

I Electrical faults are still 
among the most frequent 
j causes of breakdown, a prob- 
; lem which . has -been accen- 
; luated by the - -increasing - 
number of electrically- 
powered appliances: Fuime- 

■ cars will almost certainly 
) adopt the multiplex . wiring 
! System with a single “rfog 

: main” round the body cany- 1 
, ing coded signals to different 
, electrical devices. To date, 

; however, no one seems to 

■ have come up with a practical 
multiplex system which does 
not suffer from outside radio 
interference. 

i In the meantime Jaguar has 
produced its oiwiT halfway “ 


•mu you have a man ual System 
lab elled “D” “3" and J T'- It 
is extremely easy to. operate 
and wfl] be a boon to the more 
sporting driver or when 
descending steep hills. In the 
German ZF gearbox “J" 
equates to a normal top gear 
while “D" is a long legged 
overdrive fourth. 

Manual gearboxes have 
been shunned by Jaguar driv- 
. era for many years. Anyone 
who has ever driven a manu*T 
-XJ6 -wffl know^-whyf The 
changes were physically 
.demanding and dreadfully 
noichy as befitted their elderly 
BMC ancestry. .Most luxury, 
car buyers opt for automatics 
anyhow. 

That has changed with the 
arrival of the new XJ6. It is 
much more sporty in its power 
delivery and handles Hke a car 
half its weight . Together with . 
a driving position which is 
noticeably less' armchair-tike 
it will appeal to those younger 
drivers .who tended tb jeganl : 
the old Xl6 as' rather sftuo. 

. T<L use,, tins.- n ew. found 
freedom. . . Jaguar- has : in- 
troduced a second Gennan 
gearbox, this time a -five- 
speed, manual Getrag as stan- 
dard equipment on the XJ6 
2.9 and 3.6 models and a no- 
cost option on the more 
expensive Sovereign and 
Daimler versions. 

__I foendthfe new pjgH^jtpd _ 
tnamml gearbox one of the 


But one o£the cornerstones of 
This refined 'ride ws weight. 
Nothing damps out un- 
warranted bumps like weight 
and to meet performance and 
fuel consumption targets its 
replacement had to be appre- 
.ciabfy lighter. The alloy engine 
saved 120 lbs bat despite the 
use of thinner glass, lighter 
gearboxes and wiring harness 
the total saving was only 200 
lbs. I gather tins . was the 
.absolute ma ximum t he enr- 
gibeers were prepared to sac- 
rifice without reducing the 
ride qualfty. . ■■ - 
Jaguar insists it is not 
spreading down-market from 
true luxury cars into the much 
bi g ger and cheaper executive- 
car sector. But by pricing lire 
cheapest model — the Jaguar 
XJ6 2.9 tine — at a very 
competitive £16.495 it is now 
-over £2,000 ^cheaper- titan 
Rover’s sew ; Sterling r and 
: £1.060- tes itonr Ford's: <3ra*‘ 
nada Scorpio. ; . "'.X' / 

: HcpVeve/'.both these, rivals ; 
have Bosch' anti-lock brakes as i 
standard equipment, while 
they cost an extra £1,050 on 
the XJ6. Sovereign and Daim- 
ler versions costing from 
£22^95 to £28.495 have them 
as standard equipment 

Honda Legend 

An obvious competitor for 
titftfibeapea Jaguar will be ihe„ 
new British-assembled Honda 


"skm". 

They share Honda's contro- 
versial, new, alloy 25 litre 24 
valve, 90- degree V6 ermine 
driving the front wheels from 
a transverse layout 

The road-going engine is 
one of the most powerful in its 
class but suffers m an execu- 
tive role from a narrow power 
band. Most can in this sectors 
are automatic. The ideal com- 
: pattion. for an automatic is a 
..Jbifi^Ozquey'' engine like the 
-. 3,5 litre VS in the old Rover 
SDI modeLJt makes for very 
■ relaxed driving. The Honda 
engine however spends too 
much time hunting between 
- third and top gear as it tries to 
stay on the narrow power 
band. 

Honda acknowledged this 
by. labelling the selector lever 
riXT and “B4”. The implica- 
tion « dearly that “D3” 
should be used as a normal top 
Tear with “D4" reserved as an 
:oy*srdrive for high-speed 
cniisiQg. ; 

Reports from America 
where Japanese-made Leg- 
ends have been on sale for 
several months suggest that 
Honda is preparing a slightly 
bigger 2.7 litre version which 
will have a much flatlerpower 
curve: In the meantime I 
suggest Austin Rover would 
be wefl advised to modify 
-their- -sele cto r -to — indicate 
“Drive" and “Overdrive". 


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THE CHAIRMANS SELECTION 

84 B ° Caan b ^OO m E4&SS5 

86 C SSg'lSSSaSfti «M- 

85 B RHWri ae® *** toW***- 7fl00 m £34.985 

85 B CIS^S 

86 d mSmtlEj* op* 06 *** ^.!5oo m Efiaas 

- 

84 A BMW 3201 Auto, Bfat*, m ^9*5 

85 B SsxoS'cfi"C***S , *» b *® c ^ taoo o m £8^95 

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LKSWAGE 
PANEL YANS 
- PAYLOAD 2530 Kg. 

Due to a change in (^Marions a m^jor 
UJC Transport Companyoffera for 
im me d i a te daBveqr amnnber of 

■^W.X TA5T0RBOBIESEL 
HIGH ROOF PANEL VANS. 

AdditfoadmctrMincluderollersbutter 
doors, van and floor lining, with rear 

frameprotection. 

Imtialfy ptxrdnsed during the latter part 
of 1985 tbeee vehicles nave deliveiy 
mileage only and are unused. They are 
srill covered by manufacturer’s warranty 
for a Kmited period and are for sale at 
well below manufacturer’s list price. 

Interested parties should contact either;- 


.0 ■ 1 . fVlMilHA.iO ft i : 


OP 

JACK KNAPTON 

on (070682) 7611 




V/EST SUSSEX 




Discounts 




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JERSEY 


JAGUAR 


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■wtaWs tor ImiMctkm Ml dmcmtixtlon. 
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86 (C) Jaguar XJSHC-Sobnno rod with savito. <700 


M ff) JagiMr XJ* HG. WWa wWi mUtwre -eOOO 


as (mJsgurXJSHEGafarfoM. sabring led wtti 
btoek. 9.000 mrias. chtorna wra Whyete 
(m^rre.C82S CAT)awBfy«oecalcac enjsi 

W W JrewrXJS AS Cabrkfat Cobalt wvh doealua 

15^00 mde».„ CISASQ 

SALOONS 

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«tovo,iSJ0Qmag. , . CtM 

M(d Jaeu*i-toMm|en4A.1idor with kk. &000 


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01-3984222 



MANN v- 
EGERTOIVI 


NOTTINGHAM’S 

JAGUAR 

SPECIALIST 



Tali (0iQ2) 780730 



SEVENOAKS & WEST KENT 
TEL: 0732 456300 

■rrewre iZLoailoa Rd Sewimka T7TI3 IBA 






4m3S AUTO 

19M C flag. Rnstiad n fta- 
gent Grey wth Sawfe lasthar 
nahvnTWIvMrtifiM- 
nntM. Air conditioning. 
AM contra, axcatov con- 
daon. MM maas arty. 

£2*380 FOR QUCX SALE 

Tet 0928 833181 T 



80VBB8II 42 
SS B - Auto 
Rntoiad in Cobalt Blue 
wrWi tar condibonng & 
aft u«urt rshnementa- 

Under 6U00 ml* ra- 
pordad. Ex-MO'S Car. 

wsrssfy 


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tenor liwr IOOOO min 
TSH loiawi Imnurutalr ion 

muon LIS 460 Ho Tot □!- 

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less VJB S3 KT Sfdmo 
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iiuin raaomtuml Unnugnotn 
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HVK MW Molar Conom Lid 
oNrr 04 A. Jaguar XJO 
mapnor rfuiiiui trwur 3 
■ ro d manual, mr iwl I own 
rr I6J300 fluMt. FSM 
CICOKI TndM- Ol MK AMI 
WnVuit Ol Z35 003b 
KVDC MJW Mokr Conwunv LM 
after as C xjs So CaonoaN. 
rum oMHaUir. dorMua note 
Tup romoum l ownrr I ooo 
IMM DMl. cm MS. 1UM Ol 
Oft? OJHI terfteaava 01236 
0036 

«a a urn toooo mm ia 
mMMti Jaguar wmtmU' New 
hm Ugtvmx Or own mui 
domain PWHf W allova 
Ouu- rnntrol Cll ITS Tat 
OW 077688 ite Mullandai 
DAJMLZK OnuMr SM ME 1063 
Moon Bnuati ftennp Grran. 
Tjo LnaUtei alK» fhnb. air 
roodmoouig. drrinc root, 
rrw and n rrv nBa U.73D 
TCI 0371 261& Anytanr T 

K TTK via 3-3 1071 w«. 

mu tant rM» kRMi rondmoo. 
DO nal. AA inapMtMm «-•*■ 
ramr hour mu form ute 1 
CIO 500- Dwttnr nnn 01-619 ; 
1000 C\m Ol -506 7V14 

HYM PSKM Motor Company Ud 
otltr »a a. Javuar \J4 36Cu 

rmtet. BSC mrullir donum 

MM. i ownrr. l&OOO mm. 
rsw. a* oso Today 01-603 
6381 VirrluUn 01336 0036 
tfVDC SAMt Motor company Ltd 
otter 84 A. Jaguar XJ6 4a. 
anMUIr. vavtop vn lute. | 
lady Awiwr. 30.000 mUco. F8H. 
Cl 1.430 Today 01-609 6381 
tolfhHH 01-336 0036. 
tnmCMBK Motor OomoanyUd 
otter 84 A. Jaguar XJ649. M- 
in mrtalHr hum gny mop. 

CSR. 21.000 nutea. Matory. 
CI0960 Today 01-603 6381 
WNtlllM Ol 256 0026. 


VINES OF SEVENOAKS 

Jaguar XJS HE 


Miy B6 hnohad m toute 
Bte mm Dookn MM So- 
pvt) Cat 16000 min 
07.993 

Teh 0732 460450 



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m hi Svxg Hstoty. US’ 

OcXy gay On khM 
ognouMr FuH gray Battier n 
toor M otter Jaguv 
l a te vrotH l Tttg car on«a 
at nob snath Dncur 
mm tern rag. fiZ.Wtt 
May par nrmge. 

Tel: (0452) 682097. 


MMNUt XJS la CaeriMM n 
hu rdtou anirloppp *«tUi burK 
Min rum' lup ronamirr nrad 

MH te/w IV OOO IMlra 
US 3» quo Trl 0U75 
000644 .H. 0222 6bl 169 iO» 


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HYM MM Mntoi romonl ltd 
otter 86 C Uguw XJh Via. 
640* Him iMUUk gam id 
IMM Him fottev I wnwr. 
I5H. U1 780 Today Ol 603 
o3xi amunt 01 .-3n two 
P AB HL Pr Soiorngn V Iteg 
LS8 L/tauulmt 6 aairrafa 
|>H Lmi miteaor U.MOhib 
P/ tu rnimdHH th 0882 
43191 9 

CTYFC Jaguar Rod PHT Smn 
1 1 4 2 Total iv n-oum in a* 
nm condition Ofirtu around 
1 10 OOO Tc-I 10624841 3828 
mn a «t/*naai 
JAMJAR 4 3 Soindgn AutMtlM 
h Or loiter 84 mampaanr 
•old 13.000 miln gate 
LI3 500 TM Ol ISN4 2364 
hUv«l A -07S7I 052716 Wl«U 
JAO U AH I DAM U LBt 1983/86 
Clwurr ot 45 whole rang* 
LA.996-C10 OOO LH 19 yearn 
P\ Tel 01 564 ohaj Lura m. 
JAOUAR SOVXMMM 1984 
CHMU/tew 46.000 m fl et nr 
pom ronmnrai C9.950 ono 
TMOI660 3013 
XJS Spun S Rea immaculate 
roMiimn 12 mom Us MOT A 
Ta» CSlOOoon TM POOtey 
Bnw <086361 309 Cumuna. 
XJ8 8J HE Caono |48B iCI M*l 
8 lark. Doe tain 8.000 mis. PX 
Pun C33^a50 1074621 4543 T 
XJS SKOAL pertonal plate 
Low nuieagi' C9.968 0332 
673273 T 03316 3918 M 
XK140 me 86 Nr Cencoun 
ronmuon Sup/ro 10 Dm* PX 
POM Cll .000 04203 4827 T 


ALWAYS 


4-1 * II =4 »: 


Encuttos, Saloons and 
Spoils, low mHeapg. cton 
cars s® Top 

pricas, finam ssUMd. 

Cad TMks: 
m 427 3235 


380 sa 

0c« 85. DttHttt •» *rt 
bln total Bra. 20JN0 
rate. I oamr. MO car, GPO 
Phone, ar con. enta conM. 
MS. BtapanU Nw Ymk. 
F5H 

£23,000. 

Na duMecE. 

01-300 0848 Ew/MmL 




rr T T T ra ’T i 


estoto mot btos/btock, 
gray vakMr.ABS.toi ex- 
tras hxL, air con, aHoys. 
electric roof and saris, 
good daBvsry mileage. 



500 SEL 

1882 *T* 

38.000 mcs. Lip&maeT&nMiii 
totter Ml kmc. A/C- MS. EJacMc 
samool and m Dwa araol 
Litobo sspaas. Bacter nvcais. 
Uktf vtmh. kasacaUB emtean. 
Often Mooto £11,751 
Tot B2S 128 3443 


190 E 2.3. 16V. 

Jm 86. 1200 mb, ite te wiu i 
cond. Wn/Wack. nr cond, ptatto 
Bteenta nd/cau.- 
c 


Tel: 01 447 7518 
ercs/wkoub or 

01-467 55« 
tom km 


1984 280 SE 

Rod. erase control. Aloys. 
Head tamp waft wipers. 
Radn/kastotta. No sunroof. 
Taxed. AwtraQO nateapn. Ab- 
sotu&ly stpiero condnon. 

Oakk sab mumt ttSJBO . 





500 SEL 

19R - x raganam. mtdau 
oonoun UmMc BkM. 1 Ownar 
Etety antra. FiK Samoa Hwory 

mm. 

Td 01 8616321 " 
bom Monday 6th. 


MERCEDES 500 SEL 
1985 1? Registered 

Domond Btoe, Rite Grey batter. 
Beam sfmt Btc tronr teas. 
Ouwto * tempnon pugs. Al- 
loy wteeb. Duel (nos Horn. Tteft 
rantog. Lwtar Bmwo sbeina. 
Steru/Radro. 14.000 miles. 
Ctxantiar's car. CtouSte n» 
bned. Proate ale; E29J9S0 ono. 

Tel 01-370 6818 



Fun U.K. spec, 
petrol blue metaifc, 

5 speed, air 



280 CC 83 ' A* Stgnai Rrd. Oram 
hnmrr Or s/X elec Wfn- 
Hm Alton Crutsr connoi. 
Rpd/CMA 3BJXX1 nw. FSH. 
— TlMOO TM 61-S6KTV73 Off. 
OSOa 523628 w/mde. er.es. 


IMCCIBI smokfd aii\«r MMn- 
tamed m- Mercwdrs. Etec 
s/reot. teindgwa. AUoy wtirrty 
nriro no/ms. 24.000 mMet 
CI6.300 ojio Tri Ol 607 
0835 


2MC Saieon- 1983. Dark blue 
ImruanilMe Lraovrr teats, etec- 
. hnr wtiuiaws. now «c. Lwo 
soteiy u- Oonmany Dffector 
£6300 6 no. Tel- Tonondge 
wait 10890) 22971 


e mcgpta BENZ mote, toes 
ibi. sliding robt. 19.000 mflrs 
one owner, qreen/bagr mini 
or atooluteiv Hnmaniiaie 
£11-960 Tri 0244 313731 
ihomei 0044 335694 


■ mCX PC S 230C Auto. -A- Reg 
art anon, dmcihi whu brown 
tatenor elenne suoroor. aier 
age mileage lor year, esretlem 
condunm C7.7S0 Tel Luton 
105821 22368 lo Mew 


280 K 1983 One owner 
Chuafier amen Mamnuned bi- 
Merctdes Bros agenu. New 
ism ASS Mid blue Blue inte 
nor 27 OOO rmln £13.000 
Tet Ol 486 1795 


MCI PCI. 1982 Champagne me- 
Ulhr CSR Alloy* Radio 
<**rtie 50000 mum r&H 
Caryl lenl I ownrr MOf car 
Cl 1.995 Trl 'bos I 091 272 
3191 imru 091 488 7366. 


aoe C Feb 86 8 000 m Sumal 
rad ABS. AHoi-v CSR. Auk), 
rear nrad resinuiis. Trio file 
rro C2I 950 ono .0483-234550 
<Ol dr 232640 or 0860-518736 


MOSC 1982. LHO. ABS. A/C. 
A/bao- reoio rawer ir. s/raor 
auetfs. - all pouaMr extras. 
86.000 km Taxed and root 
C9.750 ono Trl 10990) 26647 


see see c m ices, fuu umy 
ttnno. cowiir roded In dory 
BBS wheels. P7 l_ rSH. 15.000 
. miles £34.500 Trl noroe 0077 
229060 omrr 01 518 0606 


MO CMCSai.. 1983 White, auto, 
air rood, mitral torkmiL E/w. 
vrero ete fsh Pruawtv used 
only £8. 750 ono 01 368 6869 


MERCEDES WANTED 


(ROMFORD) LTV 

Macedet Bens mam dasl- 
m. UndiswriUis tor teu 
. and kwmitapi Mcrcuka. 

CONTACT 


0245442172 


■m SCC vnour trim, low itute 
aor rsH B or C Rrg 
tmmariUMe Tel. 0522410339 
lO) or 0S22S34884 IHI 


MO 7» estate wanted by Pm aw 
Buyer Must be 1 ownrr with 
FSH Trl. 0434 81888 Anytunr 


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ODTICmU. 1962. imttrtc »u- 
srr. PAS. automatic, ctrcinc 
window*, so n roof, reor mcmg 
seals, hm I hr beurfll at temain. 
mg 8 monUH oC Menudrs Pam 
A Labour Warranty. This car to 
In mcMtHU ronmuon throonrv 
out C7.7S0 Tel NorthamMon 
0604 870628 


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. .mianurt 40 Nosomacr i CJUMtLA C Fleetwood formal 
OOO wonh^rx I tmwrniM. 77 Hudsoo say 
i W6. P9“ I Blue, ruserts roodUUMv. raCiv- 


m R IV Brq .1 m mcl grteoAan 
hide Ini . su-ron. alloys. 
EjeR/EW. HR.w C.C. 
Ti .ooo ms. 2 ramtu own tn. 
' rurrrnt owner Of - its. Oul- 
uandina example. C7JS00 ono. 


380 8L.VMOW 1976 AulomM- 
k HardAofl log Etertnc 
windows. Stereo radio caaullr 
4 new Irrev FuH ZHurt Trim. 
47.000 num. Full service Mao- 
ri- Nnmandate • cendtnon. 
C83QO Tel 0272 840719 


1H SLi 1974 Prhate (egutra- 
Ih» Red Ham / son log 
CxceUrm ronouion CA2SO. 
Tekr0202l 830335 Any time 


TOO AUTO. "82 iVl Orient red. 
CSR. 40XM0 into. fsh. temar 
mate £6295. Tri <03706) 379 


He to TW» emr lhd. y 
rrg Automat* Many noras. 
£9.995 Trt 102271 790762 


AUTHORISED DEALERS 


li^TlSobo miles. £7/100 ono 
PtoMie- 04« 633MS 


blur, superb eonmuon. RAC ie- 
porL ready m go C9i900oino 
TH >06001 208 790 

CRAMQA sium AOIO. 85 C. 
Ic 600 mm. mery conceit 
abte mam As new P\ 
posvpmnte SMr Cll ^00 Ol 
478 4167 

FDMOT 308 CP. FMf La 
tale. 6 s peed. I9B3«AL CBJSO 
Ol 669 989B AxnrHme T 




IBB cam B, 380 St} ««»*. 
30.000 Miles. fBH . ti ff9T. MUP 
irtoia- uoHOWry. E^. E/W. 
wnteut (run. A/C. AS®. ewel- 
inH nmwion. ^9980 no 
offers or a roe w aster 01-660 
.BIBS eses/wjtend* .01 761 
- -3340 office: noun 
238 TZ EJUte Auto Aorfl 86, 
l&OOO into. Diamond Pte mrt, 
Btoenom Dee wmdow*. pas. 
S/roof Exrra row of seal*. Cen- 
tral tort BUupuPk HH96. 
Alfaton. FSH- . I **'5"' 
£13.450 TW W/ende 0304 
853248 Cm 01 876 8366. 

M 1986 id nary wwn aatoto- 
tenor 12.000 mn». sen roof, 
urreo mteo/rawe Ue m- 
marlted ae new eondU ton M J. 
guarantee iraaffcrraoie- 

ui.950 Pm ate sate P»a 
1049481 1 3322 

820 SU Baraio Red. AuMsOoni 
Heaicd scan. mn*e cgntroL air 
rand. ABS- OOtHde temp gauge, 
etec windows, tout wer ► 
cenced and taxed. Jtetow 
Milage C32.7SO Td 0533 
41oM3 Anyllmr 
A 'l l’CMYNH Owners abroad LHO 
\ Ben i79i 450 SLC WW W 
Brawn seunir mm CSR Air 
rap aims owner Mexico «s 
vite t owner 

seen. C7 996 061 2o0 9676 T 
199 Diesel ChOK* 0/2 85 0OUI 
Hi ternie colour Coded. Low 
nHienor High 6 p« 6 Manual 
Sunroof Rad /Cam A » «ww 
irora £10.999 peater facUfflefc 
TaahyOSl 427 3235/454 6886 


of Pangboume (07357) 3322 

Sunday Dtaphom (0836)582093 


*5 B 196 
84 A !ME 

84 B HOE 
55 B IM£ 

85 B 2B8T 
as B aasE 

86 C 508SE 
85 C 558SEL 
S4 B38BSL 


Amo. EPW. MET 

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34 J 00 . mis 

amo^M SR. R/T 

5 Speed. MSR. R/C. RR 

17.000 mb XIU9S 

ESR. RHR. R/C 

l&OOO mil £18500 

ESR. A/C, A/W, EFS. R/C 

9.00U oils £32.750 

ESR. EPS. R/C. black cosmciir 
paraiwKk 15.000 mis. . C8J» 
C/T. R/S. A/W 











































































V 

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40 


THE TIMES FRIDAY OCTOBER 10 1986 — 

CAR BUYERS’ GUIDE 


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NORWICH 0603 401814 Open Sunday 10 am - 2 prr, COLCHESTER 0206 855500 



9ZHS SZ. SwnL suae BTue mci. 
Ponrhr (Mh Irmi Rwrt> 
wf. Wide irark. iwmihocfci 
LSD A Hi-Fi package. M 
aervtecd. One owner. 32.000 
ibk fsh. Pocvne approved 
warranty C26.99S. Edlntiurdi 
Ponrhr Centre. 031 441 6806. 
911 turbo, lmii Brorar met. 

Bnqr Kxrthrr/clofh Interior. 
Oidalamnnq example. Onr own- 
er. 1 1.000 miles. FSH. Ponctw 
approved warranty 134.450. 
Cdmburoh Ponrne Cm Ur 031 

Ml 6806. 


TELCHNSUjOTO 
Day 0782 202777 

news QZ70 73341. 
OPH 7 0MS.SUBWT TKI 


MotogoartMfaolo rti t c o n eo w 
FSH. HmoUS. HK.MM vd 


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xsasss 

toirSS^OOn MLto iM 
faun. mmXocasas ronafay^^ 

wci oro's dia wz'iHH Lgr 

sraK&ON-nwT 

(0782)202277 


PORSCHE 


928 S2 1985 


Fid spec. M Prussian ohm- fuc 
tor* ■.Me/ppMMDkia.ESH. . 
auto c wood ctaae iota box. sports I 
shocks. HBtca sapped M. bbm 


trad. Hi Fioackaga. atom system, 

i sraraoe. sheopaw 


tootra sraragti 

carpfaS- to" mtoige. FSH stPinto 
Porsche warranty. 


PORSCHE 928S 

lee blue metallic. 1982. per- 
fect condition. Left hand 
driva. Private to private. 
Many extras. 49.000 miles. 
£15.000. 

Tel 01 802 8004 

an ytime 


01 741 2347 Work 


911 TABSA 


M4. APTR '84. Metallic pM. 
DrtTrrr sunroof, power strrr- 
htp. %DOORiHn. C14.SOO. Tct 
091-662 2302 (Office hows) 


1979. MetaHc 


Back Interior. 


Hbu* 

LHD. 


UP7 Tyres, Alarm, Pip- 
r Sterna 


924 LUX. A its Onr owner. 
Porsche hfitorv Black. Decide 
tool . windows rtr Cxcremt. 
CB.TOO. Ascot 28576 evonmpv. 


neer ■ 

68400 maos only. 

£9,900 

01-769-7916 


_ D Rrg 928 & 
Auto. GP While. Star tHOr. 
while prong. Full sore. UniAed. 
C37.996. Trt 01-903 4448 


•28 R, 84 A. Ouanb red. ada 
half uuiftrr mark Intodor. m-H 
park. FSH. 1 owner, rw. nr. 
or. £25.750. Trt. 1026 982)246 


82 944 Metal Hr Black, auto. «rn- 
rool. wide rvrrv. simo ml lea. 
C12.O00 ono. Trt Ol 467 98S1. 


911 CAIBBA 
5P9RTS TABGA 

WS (C) 1 Owner Ram Nnr. 
Gaanfs Red. Fill Gmy/Gfain 
Lsaffia Thm vhOi Red Pskb a 
Rant Seats. Ouse urirol. 
HUM Seats. LSD. POM. Too 
Tint Soon. Coital tnddng. 
ftrat CUss Conttton ttkoughoti. 
£25500 mmo 

Tet 8707 33366S 


*28 S - Auto 1980. Bronrr/lan 
leal her. FSH. VGC. £12.760. 
Trt. <07341 790439/783466 


CMHKM Cabriolrt Sports - Jaa 

86. Mrt *Uier/biack leather tnL 

Elrrtrtr vabi/ windows. 3.600. 

niln t2USO ocnoTet 0282- 

6977B lOmcrl or 65726iKomel 


*44 Lux 1984. One owner. Low 
imlraQr Full nmory- Guards 
Red. Rtraro ym. Stereo. 
Cl 2.995 Trt. 0272 830213 
■day*) 


124 Lux v Irt IPcUHc 
sH\«r/blur 

rtrct.wtndowxAnhTorB nfonrer 
mUo/OMK. PDM 69.000 
rmtos nccrtlnu model £7 XXXI 
0906 26230 (anylunru 
■O WSC I M 944 Turtjn. 6 JXM 
Mlo. rtwrtahcd No. GoM BBS 
wheels 7X16 & 8X16. Cuards 
nd. komsrutatr. C29XXXX Trt 
Homo 0X75 892019. 


PERFORMANCE 

CARS 


M4 LUX June 86. Guards 
RedfBeW. iOOOms, Many ex- 
tras inci ESH. AlrCond. remote 
alarm, low profile lyres, etr. As 
new £21.300 Trt D73M7236 


*44 LUX Nov *84. sapphire with 
Mark pbrUrlaPlnL. 1 1.000 mis. 
RDM. ootn/rawrtW. fogs. tJoor 
panel inserts, concourse rond> 
uon. Cl 4.600. (03251 333539. 


944 lux. 1984 ret itohl hraue 
mclafl ir /brown ptminpe. eler- 
tnr sunroof. POM. CCH. doth 
door lanngs. improved stereo. 
215/00's on rear wheels. 
22.300 rattrv FSH. £14.996. 
Trt Ol 435 7235 home 01-366 
1177 of line. 


DE TOMASO 
LOHGCHANP GTSE 

October 1985 deep 
blue. A1 condition, 
only 6,300 miles. 

FOR BEST OFFER 
PLEASE CALL 
01-629 1432 


1986 

FERRARI 

TESTARDSSA 


91 1 Turbo body 
coupe 96 XT. quanta ird. black 
learner red ran con pipi n g Top 
lint *ekt at flex screen, wheel 
centres, sports mart, cruise con- 
trol. 6 OOO careful mis. The car 
lor £56.760 Voda phone may 
he included ii rea. Tel Lcsctswt 
897191 icsrsl B99I7I rotflrc) 


1.100 MILES. AS 
NEW CONDITION 


£76,500 

TEL 02912 2056 


MOTORS LEASING 


] 



NATIONAL ■ CONTRACT • HIRE 


Examplo* of our cwnpeHtivo rates induda: 

EscortXR3L_ from£46pw 


BMW318i4dr. 
Sierra1600l 


_from£63pw 


Jrom£44pw 


Carlton 1.8GL 


_from£56pw 


Voivo740GL_ 

AstraGTE__ 


jT0m£60pw 


_from£47pw 



W« win buy your existing i 


Rpios imftdiwi of M pprwicB and mrtmananre pmgtanare aid am band oo a 
3 to Him. wMi 3 mortis eqtmitra rami pmaUa at aOmnca. 


ME TOU LOOtONS FOR THE 

anoEEsr. 


men: 

MAY TO BUY YOW (Of CAR? 


CML mMNE LTD 
WE OTO T HE YBff BBT 
wscown swiTH 

BBmATE NAimWOE 

OBiraYOHrnsniMES 


01-S7SS377' 
noi iTinra, Rcensea »«■ 
trokBfS. Warrantv & srtvldng 
canted out by ytxv local dealw 


PERFORMANCE 

CARS 


TOYOTA MB 1989. white. 
5.000 miles. 1986 spec- Immac- 
ulate. C8.7SO.-Tel Ol 8620880 
III) or Ol 268 3979 ex 4438 M) 
LOTUS CARS. For the heal na- 
tionwide cash buyer*. Phone 
Lotus Norfolk 0603 *07766. 
TESTEUOSSA Sept, delivery. 7M 
/ beta*. P.OJL. Trt. day 0923 
779628 neidl 964 8384 


BJVLW. 


Richard Cound 


I 318)2. 

r . HUXM art — M 

r "^sfsrLciM- 


s s.Sb-.. 


_eto2JS 


Darnond. 7.000 w(i -.C1£W| 

* ra pkxk ca. 

inmbv. 5X00 >4 1 

"&lT! Aum 


E Anna. 14JXM irts 
M86 (Q 73S ASE. 

acno. SLOOO ntt - 
nr C l>pa 

viar — 


FORD 

CONTRACT 

MOTORING 



01-441 7009 


BJVLW. 


BMW 3231 lO rep. -rad wfOi fURy 
colour coded body sktrtksg and 
. spoilers, meg whee ls met. 5- 
. speed manuaL air cond. e/roof. 



63SCSUL April 1982. StoMre 
with Mue hide. AB extra* ttx 
ce« am trxs- fsh with main 
aeenL CiaaoOL No offers. No 
deale rs. Trt «070B» 827711 Of- 
fire. <07051 760681 Homo 


OS CU Atom, lew poudy 


WMCW 1H lux wtwtn. Febru- 
ary 1983. rotaur coded wti e eh. 
wtnq mirror, bertw sports 
seats, sierra radio cartel le. sun 
tool.. Fub service history. 
35.512 miles £12-850 ono Tel 
0924 49o29C Day. 0924 

494732 Ears. 


911UTMM 78. Ke ipcen. p / 
striae. 132000 mh bui mam- 
Lnnrd reoacdley. ol COM 3 in 
evrftrnl condHam. nxent lull 
serv ice Broken ankle lorres re- 
hKI4M sale Tax 4 MOT. 
CKMO ono lor ouirh sale Tel 
01938 1131 irvex/ wkmtsl 


err cars 
Renault Parfonnanco 
AID 

Tixbo Centre 
8BU0LT CTI V8 tnrto 86 0. Red. 
Btxt lexter 1000 mb._.PJ)Jl 
25 W Twin M a Ak cor. 4000 

mb niSSS. 

Ft* tu» spoofccaton s 

Tot MaM 
N u Mp ghw n 0802 


on 


•II Turbo. 198G Miser, leather 
interior, noth inlay. 52.000 
imlrv. rsH. sunioof. AC. I pre- 
vious owner, pnsalr numm 
pkHe. rslra Wine 885 wherts 
looks and drives wipernty 
Cl 8.930 Trt 0793 618365 e\C» 


NEW VOLVO 
ESTATES 


8&I Carrera Cabrtolrt Snort. 85 
1 Cl. Alt GP While wilt* hurouii- 
■Ii hole, while ptp m p and 
hurounds- hood 4.000 miles. 
One lads- owner MroiilKmi 
Naso aver IM.OOO’ At £28.950 
Tel RdthOiham <07091 814939 


For less than £9,300. for 
special teasing arrange- 
ments. please phone 
01-543 3232 

IAN ALLEN MOTORS 
OF WIMBLEDON 


124 lirt Le Mans 'only 100 
model 1981. w Ren. 44jOOO 
miles, while wild Mark pin- 
Mow interior All extras rte. 

Krol super imnunddlF by Row 
dni mu lady Banwin 
£6300 Trt Ol 693 0013 


SKMUI 4x4 ESTATE 0565 VLE. 
Only 2 months old. diamond 
wftHr/raien mi - ABS. u&ra- 
some alarm luMwd ro cemrsd 
InrkuiqsvMetniiemMecantroli. 
3 vr RAC/Ford Coier. 6 speed 
manual, twin socket lowbar 
£13.000 OM 01 675 7689 


944 lux. manual. 1986. C. OtHrtN 
ted. H gtev Ini. Id.QOO miles. I 
owner, e /sunroof, lortampk. 
ransrtle. prtm. alarm. aniMhefl 
uherH. f/rndtuv Cl 8.400 
Trt 0432 45022/01-879 5000 


I QOLF CTI Brand am. unwonted 
(Ml. reoMemd 27/9/86. WhKe. 
sunioof. Metro. B8F alloy 
wheels, for Quack sale. C8.7SO. 
(or imne deiaih Trtrahaoe 
0635 *5204 mnyllniri. 


LHD 911 Carrera Sports Own* 
■H4 GP wiuie/ouraundr train- 

rt. Lsa Bkvtimmkl 

■ adm/rassettr. 27.000 mues. 
Ir mi. in dole condHion. 

C20J00 Trt Ol 581 7929 


LOTUS exert Aug 83. 11.000 
■rales oil IV- Mark, silver Mar 

lull teal net. e/wnv. PAS. good 
Metro. 10 nil its warranty. FSH. 
£14.750 Tel 061 8322266 1 
dan Oni 7922081 irvesi 


944 lux. manual. 1 986. C, Quants 
iM. n grev lnL 14.000 rmjev t 
owner. e/MUHOof. lookampc. 
(itwrtir nrtm alarm, anmhrti 
wtmk. r/uindowv £18.100. 
Tel 0932 45022 


IMS ■ Panther Kaftsfer 2.8 In 
lion White with nark cloth 
Him. mans extras. 9600 MUes 

onh- I ull rrrtMdv £7.930 Bar- 
Main 0244 547618 m 


*28 S Manual 1980 w Reg 
43000 miles, silver, lull XW. 
new ivrrx. in vrrv good cond) 
bon ihrounheul FSH. CIS 700 
Tel 1 0493 p 638541 10IIKF 
hours 1 


M6 TUMO Mont e go. iO rcg. 
isfulr/qrrv Irtm. a/r. pas. 
10500 nth. mint rand. £7.950 
Trt 0923 773303 iHntki. 


M4 Turon 1966. Alpine white. 
7.000 mies. ISO. mnse. heal 
«1 vnncls seals/ susprnuon. 
tear brltv rrmoie alarm, pri- 
vate plate. imnue onh 
£2»JOO Trt- lOHHl 593916 


911 SC T-VRGA. Nark Ir other in 
tenor. 1 owner 1979. 61.000 
nulex. Cl 1.950 Tei 01 378 
7*17 day Ol 319 3904 

ivrrhmds/n emngs. 

9X8 Senes 2. 1984 iAv White. 
INI Blue learner 1 tumor 7,000 
mh FSH -Ur rand, sun roof, 
rad/faxs TrL Ol 586 0487 
heeiotavx 68pm 
924 LUX A* a Guard’s Red/ 
Stork Pins! ripe 17.000 mlfev 
FSH CSOJ250 Trt. 01 207 
3228 ihotlh Lomuwl 
MAOnnCCMT 911 Turho 33. 
mri Nark. 1984. FSH. air rend, 
superb scnaial svsiem. C33 jOOO 
tor murk sole Ol -743 2386. 
PORSCHE 911 Calx Inirt. 1983. 
vsh.tr 27.000 mtlrw FSH. 
tool he. ini. iwr wtndou*. 
U7.730 ono Swoum 64800 
•It SC, unmaruMir. Minerva 
blue r tea. full spam spec 
19.300 01 740 9000 


HYDCPMK Main Company LM 
eHrr 86 C. TXR JB6 Convert- 
ible. led metallic magnolia 
NUT. 5.000 miles, power steer- 
um. FSH. £13950 Today 01 
o02 6381 weekday* 01-235 
0026- 

KMAM 4001 5 speed manual. 

nieialJx bUTMandv/lar - hide. 

rsH. 20 OOO mtlm. TRX 
»s herb, air ran £18,995 ono. 
Trt 06845 34pp 
ASTON Manm Vantage. 81 se- 
fies. blue Mue leather. FSH. 
quHimtui* £21 500 0213 

2049o8/36329aT 
ASTON Man in 18 MapnHlcr 
auM/Mark interior MS 
miles, knovvti hixiorv A trtxicv 
l«sorn £9230 0209 716231 
FERRARI 308 GTS Q\ 1985. 
Red. Brae* Air con 2&Q00 
mh FSH £27.950 Trt- 01874 
7HaS Sim. 01 431 0066 CM T 
FERRARI S12 88 19T9 Silver. 
BkM k Inm 22.000 mh. I own 
I:18JTXXI 0990 2669S 

L/VS kildx 042873 00Q61O11TI. 
ISUZV PIAZZA TVRBO. Cameo 

ivhik pimi r\lrA. dMTW. 
1.10449 huiu rtwim W041 
f nndnn A Bucks 0895 70077. 
LOTUS I-anl Tip bo. D Rep. 800 
nules. nd lull xm £25.000 
save (2 OOO «i new pnfr Trt 
«HU 9-18)39 



325i 


Feb *86. 2 bmA«. da- 

sobtooC spam sulk To- 
reoto stereo, alxroi, 
AipinwhetbPTY. 

CKSOOoro 

Td 0844 52738 


BMW 333i 


is; m HD mi u w » 
wrapsirrM an man - Mre 
n*. duo leaw ewar aanon 


tuck mart brae Wffxr Wa> a- 
dose as. ha to 1 


HrsmcooBroxn 


I AvPidPyneeeBafe* 


TW 


E2CL500 


fmm qa tZT) Z 


MIS 1985. 

Horn nrw. Red. HackMllKrlB- 
Irnor. 15.000 mb Service 
History' Many Extra* £26.750 
Trt. iHomci 0963-21855 


M C3S CSL WMtr/btack leather. 
Sep) -85 2-300 ml Im only New 
Turk sierra radio cassette. Im- 
marulair Brsi offer Tet 0263 
766169 or 0603 623171. 


NEW mrs M7. M53SL 3261. 
Cabrrofet. unreghtrrrd- every 
optional accessory, uveal leaN 
Cl.OOO on ItM. Contact Mark or 
Unday 0226 336615. 


■MW S2K 1985. ABS. fux pock. 
FSH. rccarro v-otv BUupunkl 
sierra . 40.000 ituDex 1 amer 
£10576. Trt; 0276 29577. 


73Sf Auto st as m 40000 

mum Pcunv vah er with cherry 
hide ABS £9.750 lOmier- 
UrWWKOo T7MO lot (Ice hours) 


•UW75S ASCCreg. 1 * 6 . » 
lam sther «nlN blue leather 
inferior, full SC wr * car 
phone, uiunactdate. otuv 7.000 
miles. £26496. Tel 01 500 
1090 T 

MM 3201 1983. tmnur. S» 
pm re Hue. lady owner. S/ft. 
xli-reo rtc "Sorry to seU- FSH 
Iron* new. £5.900 006 Trt Ol 
443 SI 71 hrtwrem iaam A 
wn only Men Mead. 

S3S CSL Auto. X rrg. S5.000 
miles. FSH Henna red wuh 
block hide. 12 month* warren- 

Iv. heih mafKallov mrt 
romUion E8.9Sa Tel: Wake- 
Held 369726 ■ office hdurM. 

7321 auu BfUBi 24500 miles 
n»H Qne owner EJoel iuo roof 
window*. nwr Torv aenai B/P 
itnrg Cmttf M(kM Altos’ 
wherts Meumr campaRie. 
Cl 1.995 Trie; 0992 -469931 
MW US C61A D rrg. nuck w-llh 
mock leather in te rior- steep air 
roii. mnv control, only 2.700 
ml-* mtiiuruUr. £27.995. Trt 
01 500 1090 T 

BMW 736t. rrguterM January 
1981. untie, air rend, new 
Ivrrx. I owner. 44.000 mites, 
radio easMHle. service record. 
Iiwnar. £5.995. 01-643 7162 

835 CS1 84 >ai Art ir Blur/Peart 
EH rSH. ABS- rtec ^ra«f + 
windows. NV Sierra, of arm 
Reluriarf x*- £17.000 ONO 
Ter Ol 997 2001 anyfwne 

ASS CSf X Req. Henna Red wrin 
Block vainer mtc-nor Lwuire. 
Imemeniv imntdruutr C7.50O. 
0744 B9519& esax 3 W mfc. 
0942 820043 Otlire IXO draien 


stripes. -W rcg. .39000 nUu. 
New NCT tyres. Power. Learn- 
er. EJfcBIc e v eryt hi ng. Mahto-p. 
C/I 0 CJ 3 . BE . bmcPotarts stiver. 
£9d6GOomk. 0703 684 696. 


NRW73S -A* reg. SBver. 4 speed 
auto. Most extras tododmg 
cruise control A ABS. Most sea 
new car arm lag- £1090018: 
060*216120 or 060*7-3753 


RW 7321 serte* 1986. 9.000 
Mte. company directors ear 
An me exrrav ortvale qrtek 
sale. 06.960 M Ol 443 3333 
oflKe 01 363 0434 Mae 


3ZM 1988. 4 door. Zhm/Anlh. 
rtec roof/w«idows. SUupimfct 
stereo. FSH. PAS- c/todu at 
tow. super b con d. £101260 
0923 36474/775800. 


1231 1986 OX. Zero nh. Z _ 
Rep. ctec 6/raaf. hm. slip eat. 
sport seats etc. Prtcr 1 
£i&30a mot tea £13*996. 
(07631854681 01674 7477 T 


E2S 86 <0 rep. diamond Mac*. « 
door, extra include aUays-trxm. 
ABS. head lamp w/w. rshr. 
PAS. rtec s/roof, son/ wheel / 
seas. LSD. trip comp, alec w» 
dowv 1 temale owner. 13.000 
mue* as new. £14.760. cost 
oew over £17.000 Tet 0422 
46016 day 0484 607462 eve 


COI A reg. 16000 miles. Bn 
/ beige mrtalBc. kn o ni 
One owner. PAS. Sit 
£7000 Trt 0685 811412 I 


520 1 November 84 8 White, sun 
roor Electric rmrram/aertai 
Radto/croeUe Spoilers Onstral 
lorkipg 23300 mUes Immacu- 
late £7.800 Trt 0438 354426 
3201 1984 B Reg. black, sunroof, 
central locking. Nemo, allays. 
36.000 muev (ramaniiair 
£7.300 Trt*061l 483 8508 
TMW Auto 8 Reg. Blue. Air 
rend. 51.000 mtek. fsh. kn- 
marutaw £t 1.780 000 Tel Ol 
778 7500/04747 7796 (Horne! 
BMW 1987 m ode ls . Save up 10 
£2.275. not Imports, free colour 
0978380909 


3231 1984 3 spd. 1 owner. FSH. 
fabulous mecihraUan. £8.996. 
0926 62*762 anytime T 
320) 86 mdL man. burgundy, al- 
lay*. roof, r e c a re s rtc. 9.000 
miles. £10250. 01-642 2546. T 
®2W SE aoto. 8 reg. grey rnotai 
Nr. s/r vpoilers..tow mileage. 
FSH. £10.996 Trt Ol GOO 7857 
NEW BM W’S - AB models to or- 
der. 32STx early delivery. Large 
da r ou n ts. Trt 0227-79301001 


BJVLW. WANTED 


instont voi muons Na- 
HonwMp Cut John Davies 
PC **, op 104521 2345b 
WANTED 628 SE for prlva le buy- 
er. 1983/86. manual preferred. 
Trt 0962 708316. 


V.W. AND AUDI 


2 


CAMPAMH GOT Cff 1600 Reg- 
ivuxtd October B3 RMk Imhd 
erois. ohov*. xtanool. Sharp sie- 
rra. I owner Rercmtv serviced 
hv S Vv C4.B00 Teh CMmUu 
0276 32933 <evcx A weekends) 


BID Cti CTI over SO new. unregd 
( orx m mock, many wiih extras. 
uk power 
873182 xw dealer 


OL ATTRO. v reg. 
Cl 0.1 00 Audi QuMfro. A reg. 
Cl 200a humor 06202331 T 


comouum cod gl a u». 
1983. perfect condHion. FSH. 
£6250 Trt- Ol 997 3540 


OONVCRTMUOOLFB. Over 20 
nrw. unread rsrv ra dock 0G82 
872182 xw dealer 
COLF Cabnofct- Per 81 IXJ. 
3 6090 mh- Black/ while hood. 

mtmav CAAOa 0753 886906 


CTO COLF B. Turbo d)«rt While 
rsH 85G Car phone 1 lease! 
£5.750 Trt 078481 -2719 


NEW Golf GTi's. Convertihle* + 
mu XW Audi range ol (termini 1 
pure* |rom ICC Ol 202 8696. 


VW AUDI 1 987 ntodrtX *OV o up IP 
£3 900. not impo rts, fre e colour 
Nortwin-tniecrar 0978 3S09O9 


VW -AUDI 1 nr OoH on at i wy 


ifhcounl. chore of rotour 
PhgeniX on- 025 12b 4670. 
VW BEETLE CahrMleL 1977. 
mini randitma. t-lnSO Trt Ol 
SS 10*7 rvcnlmx 


Colindale 


Fort Ftesia » 

Ford Escort £29 

Fort Escort XRS £41 

Fort Sana L6 E37 

Fort &8Bda Ufl. £52 

VacteB Astra £34 
VteM CSrthr 1££39 
Vnxhrt Carbon 1-8 £49 



FILL CMfTBACT 

pw 


a. W 

tadn VlmUo.HL S3S 

Audi 00 CO EM 

AKfilOO . SSB 

vw Roio - ra 

VW 6 ofl £33 

VW Passat Hatch 1 £43 

BMW .318 £49 

Remdt 25 GTS - £59 


_ OF THE BQEBIS OF CONTRACT HRE ARE _ 

HD capfc* outlay 

Mo narteoarae or dbposai Mbs ■ ' - 

Food raortMy costs lor ptfod ol cnofiact 
Raabb e uabaui tori 




m«ri 

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Tdn 943881 


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B-odmg comrrRgiications quoto nt — o 
pSSIS *c»^e® ond wiy 
prices. Phone u* now tor immcdiotB 
quotations and Monnaflori on me Me# 
Motoroto prtxAicto. 

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MAIN DEA LER : 
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MOTOROLA 450QX 
ONLY £799 + VAT 
or 43J75 Wbridy . 

FITT ED same day * 
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£14954)0 + VAT 

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156 FINCHLEY RD NW3 - 
TEL 794-98 93 (24HR) 
431-1872 
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confident we can supply it 
at the best possible price. 

We specialise in any type of j 
finance, contract hire and 

Just phone Noe! Parian on SELECT 

(0773) 831 625 -you'll be glad you selected us. 



1973 

MOT. £2500. 0267 235758. 
AISTW A35 1988 Gray with red 
irtm. 35000 mites, ebertobed 


roatuon. MOT - June 1967. 
£1800. 0703-76647S.T.- - 
1984 C. MCNC 230 SL AWO PAS 

H & S ton. Orey/red InMIor. 

ftebuM regartnesB of red whh 

new Mere endne. 10 yr F.& H. 

CtMCO. Trt: 01-441 4777. 
VOLVO CS1800. 1973. manuaL 
blue. V’GC. 63.000 m. tang 
MOT. C3^6a Seen London - 
Cambridge Trt 0223 276162- 
01 729 4885 W/F 


TBUMWr IT*t 1977 So d/har d 
lop. ou onginoL good example 
£3.800 onoTrt: 0643480941 


MOftSAM 3 Wheeler. 1933. tern- 

Qy run abot*. Maichto* lOOO 

re engine, reseent chassis upre- 

mm ortguiai number. £ 6 . 000 . 
Tet 0206 760421 Office. 0206 
61941 florae. 

IM MOKE wiih «‘M wheels. 

1275 cooper engMto. Brtttoh 

Raring Green, canopy. VQC. 

£2600 Otto. 0267 236758. 
W H.H II white 1977 Trto nmii 
Spitfire 1000 com crHWe. wh«c 
hood, new engine. £5000: Tet 
Ol 402 2331 


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JAGUARS OUR SPECIALITY OTIffii SPARES AVARABU 
PORTSMOUTH (07051 S30412 


BOROUGHBURY LEASING 

VW & Audi From Stock: 

Polo tram £72 JM Passat from £37.11 


Golf 
Jetta 
Sdro cc o 

WMdjr rpiSfgtort 


£30.32 

£31^3 


Awfi 80 " £4026 

Audi 90 ** £5431 

Audi 100 R £58^2 

AM Ftentato Sufafad to V JLT 

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0733-312213 


BUSINESS TO BUSINESS 




I 1 *,* 

tinci! iolti t\ 


COMPUTERS* 
COMPUTING 
- SERVICES 


V.W. AND AUDI 




of 5kur>e Square 


Contral London's pre mtor 
Audl/VoOc s w a gaw daa Ts r . . 
and official Oiurttro agent 


PROBLEMS Vim TOM 
REV AMSTRAB PCV7? 


Sm ham oMfss&atai - taw 
il batata Iron ae«- 


pwts! Wb ban asfcsmfy oh 
A mstads art protna e oai oar 
comes a* Ae most cost dfce- 
bw avrttole. 

2 dar amUi Locosarr 

tan jost D5Ji +.VAT. 

For free Watn a Bai pack 


01 555 579T 
VP TUUMfi 


214 PAVILION ROAD LONDON. SW1 Tel 01-730 2131 


AVAMT CD - 1984 <Ak Bhlr me*. 
AH nonn.extraiptoc AAS. 
rend. A Mk VAC. 1 owi 
30000 mto- £8350. T rt : Ckn- 
ntogs cWHB> <038086) 756. 


EWOtog-PuniaiJlaUv 
back, tome Mue. 2500 mHo 
ootv. rxtendra warranty 
£7200. Trt; Caoteoury «SZ7) 
751520 


Mmor^^nMk’md nf 


096273 4063. 


AVAMT CO Auto. *84. low i 


FSH. C7.76Q OM 
2196 iHl 0626 26262 (Sum. 


ROLLS ROYCE& 
BENTLEY 


mu aovee axv aond 
1966. ivory white / grey uphol- 
«ury. low iRMtr. ondhr 
driven weekend only a* a wed- 
ding rar MOT. taxed, reg ‘ 
matntenanee CS^OO ono Tel 
Ol 670 4600 after 6JO pm ev 


wttti dtv 1979. 
25000 imteA 1 o wner Chauf- 
feur driven. Mark, grey leather 
mtenor Phone front and rear. 
C26.7SO. Trt 062882 4046 Caf 
ter 8.00 inik 


ONiqUE Shadow 1 1973. 12-200 
ratte* from new WhUe. Week 


pair, (mnurutole £15-600 
ana. Tel: 061 6621068 'Alter 
6 pm i 


SH.VCX SHADOW 69. SRH. Ca- 
nboean Bfoe. Searirt interior, 
under 70. OCX) mile*. 2 owner*. 
Good roodKran zi/JOO Trt: Ol 
567-3912 


SILVER Shadow If '80t Lr Mara 
Blue with magnolia loo A Interi- 
or 20.000 mi lev. Very good 
rondHion. C23.000. Trt. 061 
7968625 


August 1984. 13.000 
mi lr*. Magnolia wWh matching 
hide interior 1 owner from 
new. F.&H. C46.O0O Trt: 01 
570 3301 (eves A we e ke n d* ) 


KKTUY T genre 1976. Royal 
Mue. grev bide hd. Immaculate 
ronOfMn. Cl 1.000 Trtv0706i 
464478 i HI / 37861 1 


StaHT86 9.000 mh Magnolia. 
AU ex Iras. FSH <81.500. Trt: 
•09321 66192 or Ol 891 0056 


1981 Sihrr Span flmahed m met 
GMd/Brown leather Irtm. only 
24X00 mb. 2 owners, ful Roto 
Rovre venire htstory. rher- 
hhed number. ofterM. ai 
£28.930. Sunday 089S6 72086 
Ollier 02407 71401 «r 71326. 
HYM PARK Motor Company Ud 
offer 83 V. Roib Royce Sdver 
bmni MmoraMark. belgr hide. 
20.000 null-*. FSH. G38260. 
Today 01-6026381 Weekday* 
01-235 0026 

Z I NOVEMBER) sther SPfrtl 

hon/rhoreiaic lade. 29.000 
mues. lull iHMOry. C32.500 
John Barker AuUhate* Lid. 
HoIv-wpU. North Watek 0352 
711838 

onmcilE Drop head 1978. 
Block. Brtgr hide 58000 mb. 
FSH ReretH btlb far 04.500- 
(31.950 Trt. 0923 666311 
Sun. off 01 431 0646 T 
1*71 (OCT) Shadow, king wheel 
««*<• unnoui division- superb, 
and not to be ranf used wiih alh 
efx of ihe age- C9JSO Epsom 
2 7777 or 28000 
938 Both Rovre 26/30 HP 
Hooper fMnrni 95,000 mh. 
OrxHikd Stored many year* 
V. 12.000 Trt: 01 948 4B79 T. 
SHADOW I Flared Arrtk K Reg. 
-lit rood. Crime, ad rtrelrte. 
(8.999. Deafer faribuex. Tank* 
021 427 3235/454 6866 

FOR WRE Silver Spirit Srildme 

or rhairileiir Other von! rte* 

avrttehfc 01 340 9280/79021: 
RR SILVER CLAftCT II. I owner. 
sOuOOO mi lev exreataxial op 
port unit V 0746 562567 
SILVER SHADOW Mark , rs Rrg. 
vnprtbaaadilMn (-10.000 Trt, 
Ol 638 4463 


i ROLLS BOYCE A 1 
BENTLEY WANTED | 

90UD IM Oatd Camagr Clock. 
Ortg. retail cioaooa Wrtgtn 
3» aim. Diamond 4W. CX 
change best Soinl or Mtdsanne 
«**r»d. T«t 0265 861677 

-CAR YOU AFFORD- «* to tang 
Ma number Buytwg/SrtMng. 
Trt 06286 67222 anytime. 

me now* Mrnreifaa or Rote, 
Royer. 0442 212367 T 

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nnyffi cm . 
SROVROO* 

Hast of CbsticCv Am in Len- 
non SWB. hAy anipad. 
tagt offices ffiokk im< Css) 
Ideal lor pre- & posHra raodeS. 

4 ws base. Pumun retairaL 
Otitis awnd £l5b000 

For DeMs Tet 

01 731 3734 


JAGUAR SSI 00 

Ontor your hand Ota repica now 
Atmttsn bodynmrfc on sttti 
chassis- AteotoWyirtagen . 

Bray TOgcd & bag min 
modem )Q6 intUwAics, thus 
naUog Etas car better ttanBie 

• -STWk.-. 

Tefc 0738 755016 
Otter Craft LM 



RKRCEBC5 288 CC 1974 Immac 
rood. auto. C Lock, elec 
window*, valuable pirioiial 

number plate, radio cassette, of- 
ten phone Ol -637 3946 day or 
leave name and number an 
arawerpnonc. 

THWB II Spitfire. 1981 x reg. 
Cemnne 2)300 mues. Red. All 
anginal. Almost as new. Pita 
art of Triumph wire wheel* 9 
MOrttlH MOT and Tax. C&660 
Tel: (0952) 727022. 

UlCUAto E TVMC V12. 3*2. 
white. T 6 T. roof. Not too. 
raune but extremely idee 
89D00 mites. C7.97S 0262 
. 615728. 

LACOtoDA coupe Gomertfbte 
1953. Dark Hue. New hood. 
Good randliM with Malory 
Offer* milled around- CS.OOO. 
Tet 10322) 342641 

SM 1972 Citroen Mavrau Whne. 
rarteireiior model, air cond. 
new hTirt rpouurly drhen. en ■ 
qtae mod in 1964. same fttalory 
G3.7E0.Trt 0268 789161 

T TYPE Roadster 1970 Prim- 
row Hard top Wire whsets 
LGC Often. Trt 0903813374 

JAHUR XK ISO 1968 Exert- 
ten! rondiiion and nuuimg 

order C8«0. 0968 7fflSCT 

HEW urtregMemd M.C.B-5enm 
Iff GT Coupe m blue C7.Q50 
Trt 0829 40798 


AT 

COMPATIBLE 


Fast 10MHZ 80286 CPU. 
512K HAM. 20MB tafd dtok. 
1-2M8 floppy disk. MS-DOS 
3-1 - Als o inclodas mono 
graphics ac top lor A display. 


£1,550 + VAT 
Tofc 01-739. 2M1 


L8F8-A1 Cl 7364V AT. LBP8- 
A2 C2666+VAT Years 
Warranty.' SP erU IL ito in Etec- 
trontr PtdtosMng. MEL 0908 
641776. 


COM MERCIA L 

PROPERTY 


SUPERIOR 

FREEHOLD 

SHOP 

PREMISES 


Loca te d In ttte much sought 
after was of lower Ri chmond 
Road. Putney. SuRabte tor 
interior decorator s or high 
qua Ry rafnr. 870 sq feat of 
showroom- Good dnr 
basement fuM head ha^t - 
and wry large forecourt. 

£85,000 

Tel: 01-788 7*77 


oreupv pm in* mop pnsttfon on a 
25 yra tease FuH remirtng A 
lmuring.Benl rev tew to 3v_- yr*. • 
Present rent qijoo pa ex- 
clusive Offers. m I he rerton of 
C136/XX3 are invited for uus 
freehold shoo In ce st mem. Cur- 
von Croup. 13 Green Walk. 
London NW4 2AL Tel: 01-203 
3253 

i WALES Rhyl centre. F re e h ol d 
3 xtorev bunding ideal a* snoctc- 
tMc/mtavu-ant. rtc Accomo- 
dalion on Ii4/2nd (lr £62^00 
049231 *668 after 6-00 jwn. 

E REEHOLD fnvreimenl property 
tor vale First Avenue. Hovo. 
RrtXy to BOX CS8 


COMMERCIAL 
PROPERTY 
TO RENT 


S9PERB 

OFFICE SUITE 

3500 SQUARE FEET 
BSHOPS STOBTFORD 
Stcrtertri a er sM B setting, 
central heating. 


carpet b a fc o ntB M *MBng 
dtottnoe to town centra and 
ra*«ay sttaon. Ground. 1st 
and 2nd floors aB open plan 
with excepdoml views. 


JJonvnerctBl 


-pmpemes 

Bishop’s Storttord 
Tel: (0279) 58433 


MSTRIBUTORS 
& AGENTS 


PHARMACEUTICAL 

COMPANY 


Experienced ogents 
reQaired to handle 
dbposol of a sbmU 
pbramocautkob cote pony 
M Yorkshire. 


Reply to BOX F81 




CANADIAN 

MARKET 


British prodads nquired for 
iSstribuBan. 

Write tc 

PO Box m 
Bury. St 
IP28 5X6L 


IO. TOD want to amort to me 
C&A7 ExPrttenred US/LK 
company u lo owug lo r new 
product*. Tct <02721 845722. 


HPQHTiuUiuiioAfronitnott 
Curonran dattoahom. For a 
rompehihe uoounoa phone 
RSI an 0703-37412 ext 34. 


OFFICE 


ce eq uipme nt! 
FURNISHERS | 


OFFICE 

EQUIPMENT 

EXCLUSIVE 
ITALIAN RANGE 


Of executive and 
operat i onal Office 
Furnttura 

Many finishes in natural 
wood veneer and 
bMaminate. 

Exceptfon^f good tsnns 
and substantial discount 


For kjrtfterdetim contact 

0920 69131 


FAX UPDATE 

POriaNe fax machines. 
Cheapest prices in Eu- 
rope Limited 
quantities available 
now. Please phone 
Fax International. 

Tel: (0243) 860662 


FUnt where 


DISTRIBUTORS 
& AGENTS 


£ 14)00 

PER CLOSURE 


No nvestmenL Mninwn 
competition. Outstanding 
high tert product for pubfic 
I & private sectors. Tola! U-K. 
opportunity. 

I Tet Dratros 81-688 1370. 


-■ w i »rt. nmn n 

henrs I. BUG tiiock teMher 
Wirre PrarticoJ/hrautifiiJ ra 
JetWr Private wile (14,000 
Irt Ol 379 0631 days 

0794301 472 iHaubi w/E 
BEHT1XT 1962 Mark U Part. 
Word droofiead coupe, hgni i 
Hoe C7AOO Cummnrtvaun 1 
031 226 6«19 ofOrr hr* on!)- 1 



Wt * EXOTINe product ixo 
moment me IXO dultei- Cdlbng 


on motor ira a e ^ ng LuroSuik 


p)v O TtC 71 

FFRIIIMLi Supe< range of genu 
tnr fivxxh perfumes ■ Area 
divfritMrtnrs and ‘ aqrMi’ re 
i! lined 0Se2 751 15b 


JTJST DESKS . 
Penpd aad reproduniwc PsW 
«p*. iteks. Pann ed . dok*J 
Wrm *8 * a fe Dawrwcij 
and DcA ckon 
Wr9r far dttoBi *r 
PmteahnWdMM 
•IJtoi Dak*' Dpr Ull . 
» CWch Sum. latoeu NW*) 

Tetepfceae: 01-723 7976J 




OFFICE EQUIPMENT I 
A FURNISHERS I 


3M WH8HR rare fur Mte. 
Low none. Low stz*. Low con 
On tv C900 ono. TrL 0622 
65793 after 6pm. 


/crHtngsAtnovauon contracts 
wanted 01992 2188. 


.DotiMiplnpapw 

um. nrelMi qBUHy. Phone 
0604 32870 or 0327 60639 


rtlUX/FAX/TELDCOMlk 
auyorcrtt. ( nteSperta>totoE.T 
01-648 9301 TV 946421 


PACKAGING 

MATERIALS 


BOXES and canons. From plain 
outer* to full colour aackaglDS- 
SntoA or la rye quanOlire. Free 
design service AIM trade fln- 
hHng and dtecuKtog- Ttato 
paciatong. 01-963 8022. 


WHOLESALERS 


THOUSANDS OF 
POUNDS 


of assorted stock avafl- 
able from British 
Company in Taiwan. 
Goods include electron- 
ics, video 
goods, toys eta 


quality cancelled orders. 


Bsts available. 
Contact us now. 
Ray H e f fen de n - 
Managing Director, 
Asian Stock Lots 
Limited, 

Telex: Taiwan 14523 
AISTOK. 


MRJEX WATOKST No bid ro- 
perb oualtty repucss/look 
aUkra Goto colour model 
1SOS& day/dote cwuer 
(Wnwrewe Ratal price 
CS.902 LookaUbes £140. 
OuanUii- C90. Sertoua mtariei 
OTUv Trt: <04921 623156. 


STOCK CUEARMICC Importer. 
f"d at range, (wgti auaUty rai- 
(on tounge (urmiure. FOrdcCotto 
rail 10636) -253284 


JEWELLERY stock IO Clear g 
Plated A silver Tet 01-9 
1509 


HOTELS* 

LICENSED 

PREMISES 


SCOTTISH 


West Coast town. 
Seafood restaurant 
(36 covers) and grtt 

days but holding 7 day 


^houseicence; 


potmdai not yet 
reafised. Owners town 
house of 6 rooms, 

Jdtchen, bathroom. 

Offers over £190^00 
for business and 
house. 


Tet 0(75 674571. 


LEGAL NOTICES^ 


I 


IN THE HI GH COC HT Of - 
JUSTICE NO 006809-09 1986 


chanccdv nvuNOM - -t 

IN THt MATTER OF BURNCT7 ' 

a hallamshire HOisna 
PL0UC UMITED COMPANY - 


IN THE MATTER OF THE 
COMPANIES ACT 1988 
NOTICE IS HEREBY OWEN ’ 


Otoi a PrlHrao wav on the tot A* . 
grai 1986 prmnMrti to Htt 
"M4tex|y*x Hi M i Court of Jtabn 
for thr ronOnnafion of Ibr cahctl \ 
lofloo or iih»- snare PrrtNitet- 
Arraanf of ux> abovr nupid. 
camunv of CI2.663.S78 lOCT-' 

- And Not ire h r urlhar Gtreri". 
teal Hv raid Prtlllon N d)rectc8«g . , 
Bo hoard before the Honountli •: 
-Mr'SLdUreKtarvyn oavtek'aMfuHl 
Rtaal Omm of Juuire. Strand, . 
London WC2 on Monday m* • 
aott, day ol Odobrr 1986 


Any creditor or snarehaton-ol 
thr utd Oompoi 


. Company dnvls* to' op- ' 
povc Ihn making of an Onter far 
Lhr ranflrmalton oi Ihc utd date . 
reMahon ol the Share Pmreum • 
Acrounl «houW appear al Ibc • 
Bur of hearing in perwn or hr 
Oouutrt for uut punxua A copy . 
of Ufa Wd PrtHMn will be far , 
msnra to am- wrb mm 
requmng ter same by - the 
invternirauanrtl Solicitor* an. 
payment of I hr regulated crane ■ 
(or ter vamr 

ELM wi this 6Ui day of October 
1986 


Ateum Morris Onto- 1 
Broadgote House. 7 Ddoa SB rtl ■ 
London. COM 7HO 
Sohmorv for I hr said Compute: 


TO JAMES PAUL KEENAN 
KERTUGHEN 


Of oddrevg unknown TAK6NO- 
TKX teal VIRGINIA -ELLEN 
KERRIGHEN has frauiufcd Ofo- 
rerduigh for d h so fuW on - « 


numbered DC 2061 of 1986 1 . 
he hoard at tee Family Court Of 
Australia ol tXmdrnong Victoria 
3173 Australia on tee 2I« day «f 
November. 1906 01 IOOOMT 

Uxutss vou n)e an AlfUarBW 
answer by Ibe 2 Mi (toy 4* 
November. 19B6 Uus matter aw . 
proceed uv sour absence Copies, 
of I he application and osoocMad 
documents ran be obiauifd W» 
Mews Richard CaUey and Cu- 
Bomsters and Sohculon Of 94A 
Young Street- FYonksnii.'. 319B 
Mrlona. Australia *' 


c. 


tel 


STACY JO UIBT P ~. 

NOTICE IS HEREBY 


^ithoul 


Pursuant 10 Seri ion 588 Of Br 
Companies Art. 1986. Ihrt- a 
MEETING, of Ihe CTTrtHocsof B» 
above named Company, wffl- he _ 
nrtd at Ihe oiikcsm LEONARD 
CLRTte 4 CO. situated of W 
EASTBOLRNE TERRACE «NO 
FLOORt LONDON W? fiLT on - 
Friday the I Oth day ol October 
1966 at 12 00 o'clock nMK., 
lor the purposes provided forte./ 
SrrOoin 589 and 590. - - 

Doted tee 26te dairofSasteMbcc 

IWu 


'■ 1-7 


ME WAINSTAJN- 
DJRECTW 


.SIGH'S MATTER OF 
MICROCLASS LIMITED' 


By Order of tee Hldi Cowl doted 
tee Imrtfth MOV Of June 1986 TA- 
GrtHm of Cnllm and Partnccs 
box been ap poi n ted Liquidator of 
the .move named Company wtUi 
a Comma Ire ol Inspernon 
tew tei* second dor ol October . 


3 * Ml 


m D 


INSTEP PRINT AND OCBKtei - 

UMITED . . . 

notice k heresy oven 
pursuant to Section 588 of tear 
Componie* Art. 198s. teal a. 
MEETING of Ihe rardHon of me 
tali' named Com pan y wffl to* 
hrtdoi inn oi fleet Of LEONARD 
C1WTW « oo. slluoted 01 BO 
JArtTtoOURNE TERRACE l2NITi 
FLCXJRI LONDON W9 OLT OU . 
JWvtkvr ihe Zlhdoyof October . 
1986 M i OO o'clock 4n the ' 
aRertn»n.ioe tee ourptara W^ y. 
»*ded for hi her Boas 589 aad* 

xfrO 


Doted the I Tin day of September’ 

WBb - 


RENTALS 


CHESTERTONS 


MTTMBRU 

*11 

AOfp uJve first floor coo- 
wsr skxi flat in quiat but 
“ 2 nfl ‘ 0 WX>n. 2 bads. 

SSa r ?° ep - Wt 
AvaN Q/24 mnttw. £180 
P-w. 


Nottina Kmohck 
01-227 3500 



HUB ROAR 
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‘ ^ Si .0* ah^ , i', , . u 7I 1!l8e ' When sb* was The evidence was that before “toe mam oT ah injunction. The 

M iL-x'*' 3 * 1 - 4 weeks pregnant, and - the wedding Mr Bell asked his ready important question as to 

now being kept on a life future wife to arrange for the damage would "relate to the 
‘ ,l!V * 0 v,>.. .l machine in the hope photographs, winch she did, and penod following -the birth. 

— > V“* lhe baby could be bom that after the wedding lie paid At that time it was virtually 

^ ail * e : for them. -certain that the life support 

— — Evidence suggested that Mrs -Oh-that evidence. Mr Wilson system, having -fulfilled its put; 

probably clinically’ contended that it was. at least pose, would be switched oft 

I aead. her brain having ceased to arguable that Mr Beil alone Mrs BeD woukTbe dead, and Mr 

1- function, although die condn- owneff'thecdivHghu and Jhajtin « Bell could confirm the licence 

1 JJ™ l .° breathe and her . bodily so fer as Mrs BeU commission^ *hifch he- had given earlier. . 

a*.,* ~ S2? 10 ? 5 b^ng keptgoing. 'The photographs she rtttisO.as ' indhe.secaad.pedoct Ihnjer 

^E?t- Medical lesis had- not been agent for him. : - ;£?$, theft was nOHtiftg.to ' whip 

undertaken, and naturally no Mr Shaw argued ’ ikjt i nho ".-"^‘ fa ? te,c ? s ™ fivodr -of the 
n one had thought it appropriate -overwheming- Jiketihood was' 'deffendani&. Tht .balance toere- 
u t3fc. to^ct a death certificate. • ■ that Mr and Mrs BeH jointly Tore fay-m fevour-oT the plajnj 

• *■'*•*, Hk. * . .The fact that her husband was commissioned the photographs, '. pffi»*nd .the injunction should 

- ^ * JJ?Hing and desirous of keeping and his Lordship accepted that . be continued unul trial 

- " "s ms wife in that condition natu- contention. Solicitors: Swepstone, Walsh 

-*>, ™*y attracted considerable pub- it was plainly the law that one & Son; Lovell, White & King. 

•ESS Council told to pay lecturers 

,B,,,,,III,I,II,I> * Regina v Liverpool City Conn- ' strike" involving staff operating whether the court should grant 

* — ■ — — ^ cil. Ex parte Coade-and-An— -the compmarizod-paymil -^^- an order of. gtfndgmjtsjo place 

«' « M. » ; other jtfis LordsbijLaqxpted that a the ^cal authority under a legal 

Before Mr Justice Simon Brown. \ dain for outstanding " 

• IJudetnenrinvpn-rvtniwv Rt stare wryrernunfchiij on •£■«■* problem of. flayed 

- - i uagment pven October Bj . sfituie a claim Tor damages such - -payments. ■_ \ 

It was wholly inappropriate to~ - ^ ^ wiri'mirsn-- — 1** »£^erpool CttyCgrpora-- 

pursue a claim /or damages for- *«,[ ■ «, s^jod' 31(4) - rf-the- -don. .Ex. jane £ axuson-om . 
distress and inconvenience - supreme Court Act 1981 and Another^ (nnreportcd^_JuIy 16. 
caused by a local education Qrijer53 rute7 of the Rules of i 985> Mr JustK*M5im granted 


|S5? »° have aiTexdiisive 

2 !° ^ Wi 5h Ihe iX: 

sf-rjasare 

spnng of 19S6/ln 
S^^ber she suffered a brain 
haemorrhage, when she was 
24 pregnant, and 
sun™™ now ke I” on * life 
SfSTO machine in the hope 
^ the baby could be bom 


one of the photo- 
graphs. refusing to heed a warn- 
ing from the Daily Mail, which 

therefore obtained an ex pane 
injunction against Express 
Newspapers on the same day. ' 

The defendants did not claim 
any Copyri ght in the published 
photographs, but contended 
that the' Zkuly 'Mail had no. 
prospect of success at trial. 


dams. 

wrongly gran ten. wotua oe tor 
being pr evented" from publish- 
ing infringing copyright ma- 
terial. Such damage should 
- either -not weigh -at aD- in tbe 
balance, or should be given Jess 
weight. 

Second, there were two peri- 
ods to be considered: (0 between 
now and toe date of birth, and , 
<ii) b e tween then mid the date of 


because the copyright was prob — trial In the first period,' public 
ably vestedin Mrs Befl alone, or. Merest having largely evapo- 
more probably, in Mr and Mrs " raTedT there would be Jwr great 
Bell together. damage to' the defendants from 


‘Jtarshall was offered large 
sums of money , on 
condition tfiflit he' coached 1 


'Dr Bacher wants to clear the decks 
of the myths cluttering the 
minds of authorities the "world over* 


‘Richards's presence would 
be an enormous 
help in catalysing changes' 


Evidence suggested that Mrs 

Beil Wan nrnh.hl.r ' — it-.- 


■ the grant of ah injunction. Tbe. 
really important question as to 
damage would "relate to the 
period following -the birth. 

At that time it was virtually 
-certaia that the life support 
system, baving-folfilled its pur- 
pose, would be switched off; 
’Mbs BeD woukTbe dead, and Mr' 


T»1S SfttHfc 1 

0*01^ 
• *•'*•*. Hfc, 


W aking up the world to the truth 
that has been lost in the myths 


authority's non-payment of foeSuoreme Court ” " a declaration that teachers m a 
outstanding arrears of statutory One of the applicants was dispute -; over entitlement to 

r e m u n erst ion u nder t he to a net sum of £596.90, payment m entitled to be 

Remimcrauon of Teachm.Acf which sum had been partied 9** and should be paid by a 
1 965 in the context of judioal- fcrized in the evidence before- d ^ te - w 

review proceedings. ^ and moreover, there ^ • .Although the .order mjmxed. 

However, the court was »- : iwe fei^dence' UWf he had been, was in the formqfa dectarauw 
titled to grant an order of cBn^firiandStffficuhies and - w^-apparent that it 
mandamus directed to.lhe fo caf iw >hi» nnn-rM v^iw -^- - effect.. an _onier of mandamus-: 

education authority ;Ytt(laring ^MrfjoMtrt" . since there w as* no dispute that 

them to make such paymentfes QB^IB 1 -^r-thcryjwie mq declai^tion was 

were necessary to rombffi with . "ja afle me eppuemettk-io pay- 

their obligation to pay statutory fcrdinitts^ and^convenience, “t «■» estdWishedr " ' 

remuneration: - • ‘ : - . . . but iia LonWMp ’saaT Tbat^iP ~ tn4he : preseiwc^a > -a-dect^- 

Mr Justice Simon Brown ^o •* s «ai damiwes were awarded m ■ bon could serve no-purpose; tne_ 
held in the Queen's - Bench .'ihr-Wy ff* case then why "JpoaT authonty were under a 
Division when he .allowed an should they not he awarded in statutory obligation to pay the 
application by Christopher involving late pay- outstanding sums and t he -onl y 

< l IaWh fnr v 6 - Wnhlum wk »n JulminrOraUve 


non-payment 


the Supreme Court 


tone Mrs Bell woukTbe dead, and Mr The South African cricket 

-the -balance in favour" of the Bacher, the managing director of the 
ns' ' ; defendanis. The. balance there: South African Cricket Union, says his 
qtta fore fay -m fovour. of the plain- 'board will examine every option 
phs, tiffi.und.tfae injtmction should available to them, so any relevant 
foaL . be cormnued unul tnaL - correspondence can be- lodged with 
Solicitors: Swtpstotre, Walsh the International Cricket Conference 
one & Son; Lovell. White & King. before the end of November, when 

.. ^ ■ . . . . a ,, .. the agenda for their annual general 

\T I I1I11PT%1 meeting next July will be finalized. 

'J aVVHH vJ For 16- years door after door has 
.... . .. . _ . . . been closed to South African cricket, 

Ig r jfi^ufing problem pf-.dpbiyed view will consider ahemanve strat- . 

.jphymeuts. -Li '-■■■ Bul first J>r Bacher wants to 

rs p. — -\ vtR v4Juerpool CiTyCprpora- clear the decks: of the propaganda- 
-the- r u ’ otL yEx-jarte. JEetxuson^am 4nspired m >4hs which, he believes, are 

foacfxir ' rn2^?S^iirmrii 1 ir dunering the minds- and views of 
sof cricket authorities the world over, 

was dS^Si^SSSt £ “All I ask", he says, “is that the ICC 

™ payment were entitled to be he made aware of certain lacts and 
paid and should be paid a 
specific date. 




South; African cricket wants to put 
the.re^rdistraight: on its internal 
attitudes and its external dealings. Dr 
Ali Bacher, managing director of the 
South African Cricket Union, talks 
to Jack Bannister (left),, secretary of 
the English Cricketers’ Association 
and Cricket Correspondent of the 
Birmingham Post 


clear the decks: of the propaganda- cricket has never been better and It is ' " coach out here. By doing so they hdp 
-inspired myths which, he believes, are "because of our awareness of the develop cricket for all our population 

dimering -the minds' and views of political problems that other coun- groups, besides improving their own 

cricket authorities the world over. tries face, m-d-m ourselves, that we standards." 

“All I ask", he says, “is that the ICC are holding this month's meeting. It is Dr Bacher also wants to correct 

be made aware of certain facts and to try yet again to find a solution to what he sees as various half-truths 

that they then acknowledge them, the ICCs intransigent attitude. which, being oft repeated, are in 

Such, for instance, as people like ■ ■ — danger of becoming accepted as fact 

• Allan Rae.ofthe West Indies,- and his MAnrimr avmv dpinand- by the cricket" world. He cites the 

coimterpanaadimttingthat^ve areaU l”*vvUJi 6 WC^yOClllimu public stance of Ian Botham that he ; 

baiting on the same side tnt .onr - BMuC Oy tllfr 1GC-- _ has consistently turned down induce:, 

jibborrence of apartheid .’ 5 - V _ - ■ -r- .jpeniito ^i-.toSoudi Africa becaiise : - 

.■ -i ..V a - J “If jnst tfoeimV ifiHke'*ssnse- for ^ rhis . &iendSlupf with Vivian 

Cricket pl# f-a «k >g)r ■■ . p in^t 

rrngqig the changes .,*tef d *» Bwtam on Fsbnaiy «. 

" : " ' . t .j ' . . — ---England B side -were politically- .1981, when he was England s captain 

Dr Bacher. says that “the whole of motivated through no fault erf those I" . ^ * „ ,es , ~ wnucn 0° 

South Africa" knows he has never countries’ cricket authorities, yet to Tnnidaa Huton Hotel notepaper -in 

voted for the-Nationalist Party. He refuse to - ^knowledge .that -we in w hich he Agrees m principle to the 

recognizes that “you cannot have South Africa have an equivalent proposed tour of South Africa, 

normal spoxtin an abnormalsodety” political -problem, despite having — ij ower and - UiUey ^gneo 

bat' he is adam ant t hat by the gone as far as is humanly possible to ^mjla r. documents, the difference 

different population -groups - paying ; meet; every demandpreviouslytiiade' : be P 8 JJJ® ootnam. they . 

toother the non-racial society, which •- ofiis-by the ICC” . -.■■;* - T subsequently wtthdiew they did not 

Js bou nd to come, wiIl be^achkvcd DrBacheradds: “Starting wfth the^ .-' mount a self-nghteous pulpit 

sooner and more peacefully. Gooch-led toarof -198 2, w h i ch S AGU • - - i - . - - - 

• Alan . jaotiy . rentf wqie a - : for his- : did-not organize, we have brought Hnthflin S misgivings 

Jifaeral views as the author of Cry, the ' . different »des to South Africa to, .' fe_ on/> ; Q i nft f m 7 
Hefoved Country* is on record as restore the ultimate'dream of evety xiiiaiiuai, UUL UIUI2U 

saying that, there have been big . young, cricketer, to play for his 

political changes and Dr Bacher country. As for Botham being “offered so 

believes cricket has played a big part “In so doing we have not tried to much money that I would never have 
in bringing them about undermine Test cricket by causing a needed to work again” the original 

“I find it disappointing," Dr- black-white split neither have we official offer of £50.000 was raised 

Bacher says, “that although they unfairly tried to exploit what will finally to £80,000, which was still not 


paid and should be paid by a that they then acknowledge them, 
specific date. . . Such, for instance, as people like 

. Although the .order . granted^ Allan Rae. of the West Indies,- and his 
y«s in thefonnqfa declaration counterpartaadnuttingthatwe are all 

fey**'- 


to try yet again to find a solution to 
the ICCs intransigent attitude. 

Meeting every demand 
made by thelCC - - ‘ 


abhorrence of apartheid.' Afitoi lyaiu, 

flfo deda^Mion was ^ ; • ” ~ m jnk tfoesn’t;make 1 !fense- for ;S- Viv “® 

‘j^ ae/ae enffflcmept.K> pay- (ririrpt n|ays"affllftlll -_,..them putiiidy to aaept that the- • • ■' - - . . . 

ment was estaWishedr - ‘ ■ .. : » A? v_r • „-.'i •; axtemots of Zimbabwe and Banela- - ^ -B acher . has a l et te r - ofjntenl 


Coade and John Greenlees for., n,^.- : 

an order of mandamus directed . tx was wholly in app ropriate to 
to the Liverpool Cky Coiuicilto advance such a dahn injudicial 


problem was an ad mi n i st ra tive 
one of not being able to comply ■ 
with- that obligation. ' . 


statutory remuneration under 
the 1%5-Act. — - • 

Mr Eric Goldrein for the 
applicants; Mr William G. Beilis 
for the local authority.: 

MR JUSTICE SIMON 
BROWJV said that there was no 
dispute that there bad been 
delayed . payment nor the vari- 
ous sums that were due; such 
payment was normally made 

r ... ■_ k n l dalauc 


^ . N p«ietffTbijg4iau»ng sore -- ^Alan . l pa6ti r '.renownaf: for his 

fulh^xplorei 8 *** 1 In ti>e result,; it w asaty to^ -liberal views as the author of Cry, the 
■ To attempt sudi a. damfln'a — priate“tcrissue an- order for Beloved Country, is on record as 
judicial review- application was mandam^ at foe ywy the saying that there have been big 
an infinitely more difficult disk local. ;aCrthonty- migfat bc ex-_ pofitical changes and Dr Bacher 


dispute that there had been than m* wntacUM; fiu^ 
delayed payment nor the van- dmnenrally, ti badno jptacem a ^ 
ous sums that were due; such perfectly ordinary daun for nm 
payment was normally made arrears <h payment m an - , o 
monthly in arrears, but delays employer/employee relation- M. 
had heen occasioned by acute- . .ship- ■ - . . ™ , 

problems ^ipitated by a However, the mam issue was - yool — 


SdaSSS^iS 11 m brings them about _ .. undamine Tesi cricket by ausing a 

wiritftK-MrH PionviKr i I find it disappomtmg. Dr- black-white spin, neither have we 
& Son, Liverpool;' Bacher says, “that although they unfairly tried to exploit what will 
L Murray. Liver- tiavc consistently denounced our always be a ready market for world 
- • country’s political system, we have -cricketers -who, for. varying reasons, 

^ still not -received -any recognition are keen, to come and play here. 

aWflll - - - : whatsoever from the ICC World “As doors which usedto.be open to 


ringing thechaittges 

Dr Bacber says that “the whole of 
South Africa" knows he has never 
voted for the-Nationalist Party. He 
recognizes that “you cannot have 
normal spoilin an abnormalsodety” 


Bothain’snjisgiviiigs 
financial, not moral 


»^J’fJS yedaHgpan 


prooicms _ _ r - stih not received -any recognition 

Am>eal' witfiouf hearing is^lawM-.- •: 

Regina v Immigration Appeal." -how we fad and think, what we have- 

tSu ex PMtt Joms dow-and-what ware tiymB 

icx^orjhe mm; - iBSMteagatfi Zf ™ SAC u M k 

AMkxIs <2 lribunal on August X 1®! Tboe ns no opmss or 1977 we Save tad every sort of nod, 

1984 No -041). Whicii auowea dispensingwitii an oraj hearing , implied provision in' tbe Act "wink and nudge from the cricket 
an appeal inbun?i w > aww and dismissing, the applicant's, requiring a hearing-in all cases, administrators professing to be our 
an appeal from ^ appeal from the deoapn-of an and, clearfy. it was only appro- friends. “But almost always, even 

wiihouianonil no ^ adjudicator refo^g.hmr leave pnale to use the - .rote .in those w hen replying to letters, they have 

a role of procedure maM P“ vo enter the Unned Kingdpm. . cases where it was obvious that aobe ‘off ihe record” 1 

? m ro serr. on 22(1)0))^ MR justice SIMON ..no .dvanugewas-lp te gained ^ BacteteateUinglv thick fJo 

^•ATsnd...BROTOL» 4 : rto nfc; 2 BW .of ftom oil 

cspccia Uy .sectionJSf 5Kb) - 5 ^ 1 ^ te^a^SSSl W the woihL touch cf ft tarad-. 

granted ihc holder or y 0Dcra ied essemially as'eT^eTO^effect-^oiFThe outcome of an , wjjtien on smnethtng other, than 
clearance enti dement joappea. apparemly worthless . appeal - ; ..V-.' : ; ;v ; ; .ofiSrial notepaper. “I appreciate that 

Mr Justice Simon Brown .50 ^ " ” a- . .-2 1: Wjcry dicket-aufliorit? are trying to 

Judges below must have their say “ 

x or the trial in a court which was ^in those dreumstances die nodifferent 

In re R (a Minor; a of record. • ;.triai judge could .our cricket is in such .a healthy stole 

J udges in courts *‘ ,ere ^ LORD JUSTICE PURCHAS - with the court and the parties if we could, to be helpful, afford the odd 
transcript existed whore ' id foat where there was. no bej wished to make any pbserya- season without any tours from over- 

duct of a trial formed one 01 t ^mscri pi available and . the "tiohs .on those matters: ' _ ' seas. Our .domestic competitive 


always be a ready market for world 
cricketers -who, for. varying reasons. 


Resina v Immigration Appeal " BenA'. ; Tra.pMfs; howmrer, ;-sdction- 

l^Li MrtK . Jones Division on October 7 when- be ' 22(T)fW was .wide enot^i . to 

Tribunal, - Ex pane . dismissed an ‘ application for ^encompass the riite-and- there' 

(Ross) f . judicial, review against the" de- ..was no necessaiy ipconsislency. 

Rule 2(Xcl ofthe Immiffatio an unmigration appeal . between it and the T97I Act. 

Appels lribunal. oh. August f. I®. -There, was no express or 

1984 No -041). which auowea dlsi>fsnsi j } ^ynA an oral hearing ., implied provision in' tbe Act 
an appeal inbun?l to aispw an d dismissing, tbe applicant s. requiring a hearing in all cases, 
an appeal from M a^ua __ appeal from, the decision of an and, clearly, it was only appro- 
without an oral hearing ana adjudicator refuSinR him leave priale to use the' rote in : those 
a rule of pvocedure rnaac pu w enler the United Kingdom- . ... cases where it was obvious' that 
ant to section p-UXo; jo MR JUSTICE SIMON ..no advantage^as-to te gained 

Immigration Act iv ji. BROWN, said .that rate -20(e) by « hearing either m the way of 


us have-dosed, we have simply ti 
to make dp and mend, -hoping tor 


As for Botham being “offered so 
much money that I would never have 
needed to' work again” the original 
official offer of £50.000 was raised 
finally to £80,000, which was still not 
enough to convince the player's legal 
and business advisers that it was 
commercially viable, because ofthe. 
fear of his losing several sponsorship 
contracts, including cine with, the 


mint . sww which seemed -to oe ciosc 10 ac r ogan ng — orawuww or wbuiow 

especially .rectipn-.45KW- from section 22fSXb) in that it which would have a material 

Iasi *■* 

Judges below must fauye them say ^ 

„ , ... . ofthe trial in a court which was --in' those circumstances die 


ICC to cometo grips with the reality 

- ofthe.-sit nation. These hopes have not 
been fulfilled. What they must under- 
stand is that we are not- going to 

-disappear. We shall continue to wield 
a considerable influence m world 
crickeL 

“Forjnstance, the traffic in cricket- 
ers between England and South 
-Africa -is not declining: over 70 
English professionals have visited the 
republic in leach of our- last two-- 

- summers. This is proving, to be: of 


the:;- Saab car company. 


Botham's decision not to tour 
South Africa was prompted. Dr 
Bacher believes, by financial, not 
moral, misgivings. The South African 
authorities understand and accept 
this. What they resent is his moral 
standpoint, which, they consider, is 
.wearing extremely thin, particularly 
among the negotiators with whom be 
dealt in 1981-82. 

In. the summer of 1982 Dr Bacher 
met the West Indian players, Colin 
, Croft, Sylvester Clarke.’ Malcolm 


mutual benefit to both countries.. ^Marshall and Desmond Haynes, in 
Hugh Page has just be«tis»ppKl up - ■ England. “I was particularly im- 


In re R (a Minor) n ot a conn of record. .triaJ judge could communicate 

J udges in courts where LQ R D JUSTICE PURCHAS v with the court and the parties if 

transcript existed wnore ■ id l h al where there was. no be.wishoJ to make any observa- 

duct of a trial formed one 01 nanscripl av aiiabie and tfae uons .on those matters. _ 

bares of an appea L^w^rv^ons grounds of appeal contained fa the instant case only some 

a chanre 10 j^ke ®Dsei^uo of aBeg^qni *uchi as misr informal reference had been 

on the Kerr and conduct jy the judge, the notice to the judge by counsel 

Appeal (Lord -j on of appeal ought -to be rabnnned jjui thptwas as fer as the matter 

Lord Justice Pure has) saia on . w hira before the mattercaitte haHgnnP 

°TSeawn, allowing a "®PJg) ' reHSire 0 vSs to ^placed Iftbeappeal had turned solely 

from Judge Sellers in CTftoney . _ les D f ev Hdencfttnade by .-on the conduct (if the trial, his 
Corns V Court in adopuon should firat-be Lordship. would not teve been 

oroccedings. slated steps do be ff- -possible, between prepared, to hefli''Yt,~Howfver,-; 

taken where the basis. o r oj ° r aud.iben.th^shopkJbe there- were oth« nminds on 

the bases of an ^5 J|' submitted to prejudge*- ’ which counsdliatf rebed. - • 

complaint against the c o nouct 

Michaelmas Term Bar exam results 

i-T f«- , PnMdvrr.tTila* nf- MalUpmWimts. A OJMtabec 8 O T 


by Essex and another county is fining . 
up one of our best young fekt bowlert. 
We enabled -Graham -Dilley, the 
. England fast bowler, to-play.for Natal 
last season and his improvement .was 
pleasingto see. 

“Every week we get requests from 
English players to come and play and 


pressed with Marshall” Dr Bacher - 
says. “He was undecided but a 
listener. At Christinas that year in 
Melbourne, where he and Haynes 
were- playing grade -cricket, they 
finally accepted an offer, but within 
36 hours of the Melbourne Age 
breaking the story, it was all over. 


MOTOR RALLYING 


both players being whisked back 
home. 

“The following August large sums 
of money were offered tu Marshall 
again and to Larry Gomes to play 
during the second phase of the next 
West Indian tour to South Africa and 
to coach in subsequent sears. The 
offer included a five-year contract for 
Marshall and a shorter one for 
Gomes. The bulk of the money was 
underwritten by one of South Africa's 
biggest multinational corporations 
and was conditional upon Marshall 
doing extensise coaching among the 
black children and Gomes among the 
young Coloureds." 

Dr Bacher adds: “Marshall was not 
. interested by this time and. although 
Gomes was, he withdrew at the last 
moment. At about the same time I 
met Gordon Greenidgc and tried to 
explain to him what changes he could 
bring about in our political system 
simply by coming to South Amca to 
play. But he, too, was not interested. 

Richards’s stance was 
on.moral grounds 

■ ‘ “r respected, thav just as I had’ 
respected Richards's reaction when 
wc had a 90-minuie talk at Taunton 
in August 1983.. I. told Richanfs then 
that his presence in South Africa as a 
black superstar would be an enor- 
mous help in catalysing political and 
sporting changes and that by coming 
he could assist in the eradication of 
apartheid. But we never talked about - 
money. 

' I respected his reasons for refusing 
16 come because -of- h«V -moral - 
reservations: be came across as a 
genuine-person. The- South African 
Cricket Union spoke to neither Clive 
Lloyd nor Joel Garner, thinking they 
would not be interested and needing 

secrecy to protect the -acceptors." 

Dr Bacher attached particular im- 
portance 10 the need for secrecy after 
Bob Willis and Geoff Cook had 
committed themselves ' to play in 
South Africa in February 1982, only 
to withdraw at the last moment — 
before a. leak to Lord's had materi- 
alized from somewhere. -• 

Dr Bacher wants thesc-facls known 
so that South Africa's position can be 
more fully understood. He has no 
wish to -denigrate anyone, only to 
show people in authority The full and ~ 
factual extent of his board's dealings 
with top players. He is trying to help 
the ICC to find a way of helping 
South Africa. 

“Wc aim to make our domestic 
scene the best in the world”, he says. 
"We can do it on our own but wc still 
consider ourselves as an integral pan 
of world cricket." . . 

What could come out of SACU’s 
meeting is an open-handed offer to _ 
the ICC, deserving the wholehearted 
support of the Test and County 
Cricket Board, which,, for all: their 
good- intentions, find themselves 
caught up in a political maelstrom. ' 

Dr Ali Bacher is a - straightforward, 
honest man. I believe he deserves 
better than having to make all the 
running after doing so much to 
improve the lot of black, white and 
Coloured cricketers in South. Africa. . 

BOWLS 


ItaMan hopes riding on 
their new-feimd star 

B^David Duffield 

The vefuble and excitable Biasston-will be -out to- prove 



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Italian supporters' will be much 
in evidence at' the San Remo 
rally, which starts this wedeend. 
Round right bT die : world 
championship. 1 held in Argen- 
tina in August,, was -won by 
Massimo Emission, .driving . a . 
Lancia Delta. S%_TBfeJn*£ the. 
-first success for an Italian driver 


I 1 JLj b 2- driv£ t s ’ chara'tspnship. 

wfe* rKrtSu^S? - s Le^uteytoTo F . M it sBands^the.chas 


that his Argentinian success was 
no flash in a dusty pan. - 

For tbe Italian spectators It 
will be the test chance to see the 
Group- B super-cars in. action. - 
These four-wheel drive cars, 
with tip to 400bhp output, have - 
been described ais “bombs.” The 
derision to bap. them from next 
year.: following -accidents in 
Portugal 'and Corsica, was con* 
firmed last weekend by FISA." 
the -sport's .governing' body. 
Changes . to the . length . and. 


FENCING BOWLS 

Ferguson All change as holders 
oh the _ open.their defence 

By Gordon Allan 

(ll'IV U All' The long journey to the £ie»an*a P*ta» v uawp's StorttonJ; 
. Amanda Ferguson, fenring's cMh'^hamrionshio^fi naf 0 ^ Sievt^wMemiHaipw^vPKldu^ 

SSefioSSSW eBtasaatjaK 

the Pengal Cup she relinquished lomorr0w m .w on fifS| v Fatecn; sovmana * cmaon; iiKbs 

last i'ear. at tomorrow s tkX v Ctame Ouimw v b%s h 

women's under-2 1 imemational matches. North walsham. the coseonane; vttcrw istreet) v Mift^hwu; 

,U. rv. Rfaumant .holders Qf whai.W3SfQnnedy.tiu:.. lawmen Duane « Mgrtmds; Taunton v 
fw-S iSfa^n Beaumom Denny Cup. have been drawn MoonfleetW*tv Fmro: umrwar w 
. Centre iq London, aeainst Huroamnn -whit* Dorystt. Yoowi w Ovsne Vtia^£»ona v 

The way has been left dear for . f ^ Bwtegh Sanamm » Boomi; 


By Gordon Allan 

The long journey to the Alexandra P«^» w bmwp's siortfon); 
McCarthy and Stone indoor 

dub T championship final at £^c^wy tvSSJmJ 

Darlington in March begins mom; TowwlenasvChMfwntTwGraan 
tomorrow with 80 first round l F S^ Jt, S e * ‘gX TX 
matches. North WaMtam, the c^sftiravicKro 


TRi H P Tib*; F W»« T J tj. woon. 


KKYi -ifr •Reroute Imk (IP) Prvneol 
CfWi-rruwiTtC- . . 

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Tln»A- ^^ irJrrn nSr 


ff last year’s - xharipfon. Tiiito 
■j Safonere-reconted-tiis first sue-- 
„ cess in last month's 1X00 Lakes 
rally u> move into fourth-place, 
w Kankkunen and Salonen drive 
s the potent Jtehgeot- 205 TI6. 

with Ptiugebi= abo leading toe 
t mAnu&riurers' * 'championship 
a from Lancia.- — - - 

The -San. Remb .:has the 
% Jneredients of ; a J memorable 
i± . ebpicsL -Mtikku. r Atea. :in,'a 


oeenoescnocu^ wmw. ™ Uj e rirl.- from Ashton-under- i* omen bmi- 

decision to ban ihem-from next [^ne wito :lSt jycars wnner. ^fr meet Victory, of 
^BSJfSSfUS^SJIf .ciSyZhnibeUa^or France, no Portsmouth. .V : 

fiS^ism d w2k«3'-b?FTSX''' fORger elip&le.-. . Utere are changes on three of 

fimted 1 MI w qe wfflo y H5A. - 'Ranked seventh in Bntain toe four rinks', in toe North 
rtfanS? n !o and- top- tii .her age group. Walsham team. John Turner 

£E!3i?(iCniivi Sa«^S**Sn' ! ftraiisoir wiH few lough. conh (lead). and Tony Bartow (No 3) 
seventy, of rally stages, ^ere also p^gjon irom her team-mates, -are temporarily uriavaflabte and 

agre ? a . Lucy Harris, aged 18, who PcterHunt (lead! is not playing 

■ ■ ■ . ' , * ' . . finished, third last year, . and Some notable winners from 

_ m . \ - ■ . : • Claire Allen. 1 aged 17.-Fenccrs: recent years — Cyphers. Rich- 

' Dent back 'from France. West Germany mond. Cambridge Park (Twick- 
find Italy- are expected to take enham) and Torbay — do not 
Harlequins make four pan and will also fence in teams make their enm- until the 
'changes for their-' match at' at toe following day’s‘'Mijlfie!d. satind round, on Ctetober 25. 
.Gloucester tomorrow. Thresher: tournament (won by England in RRST roumd; OMphn v East Donat 
and Dent replace Rose and . 1984) aMhc same venue,;. .. 

Salmon,: who are : on imer- Among. prayidi« winners of 


tomorrow with 80 first round l . aa^. warn 
matches. North Walsham. the c«soonare: vttona tstroot) v Min^hwa; 

. holders Of whaLWSS formerly .the. . laumon Deane « MgmnOs: Taunton v 
Denny Cup. have been drawn Moonww. Wywt .« ftprae mywar v 
acainct -u-hil» Donywt Yecnd V Chnshe Vda^Eiontt tf 

against Hunstanton, while- Exmo,^; Saasnon v Boomm; 

Longmcadow. the beaten final- ptymoutn. CML..5wvn. *. jDasitfiav 
isis. wjjt meet, victory, of wwquay w Ptymoutti; riianwHtown v 

Portsmouth GOucesrar: Nausea * Coaswott Ban «r 

rq^smoum. ... Oaveflon; Bristol » Wooospnng; Vamon 

There are changes on three of Turner v Vines Partu M a kern hiHs w 
fhp- fmir riolfe- in ih» Nnrih V. ie, . or ' B .- l w 8Siern -Super-Mare); 


Dent back 

Harlequins make 


the four rinks'. 10 toe North 


are temporarily unavailable and 
Peter Hum (lead) is not playing 
Some notable winners from 
recent years - Cyphers. Rich- 
mond. Cambridge Park (Twick- 
enham) and Torbay — do not 
make their enirv until the 


and Dent replace Rose and 
Shimon,, who are . on inter- 


Rtf ASSkTh iSP*"’ *'• ‘ Lancia, is lying second ovriiOl wing, j#, injured and his place is 
riiimim' 'a- .* ,w£" ; ii(wi|'‘ that -eptiy . .season- taken by oummers. 'In the front 

^ 71 haodliha^probkans with, the ro^HObtey .makes yny for 


national- diity. " Hamman. the 1 1 the'-cup io ; havc achievedforthcr . 
\ring. js.tnjurefi and^ ^hisNacc.is -L international, ‘acclaim. ,is- 


Voory v iongmraoow; Wontvng * 
XHwtojr. wormu PawSonv Maoruagne 
NewMrfiOT v BamnsrFailc King George 
v Hounslow. Wey Valloy v Suffim; Fuiaraa 
v Gufcvera. Stour v Mwway; WoakHn v 


Laurence Modain, who won .ihe: ■ 


rLancias +6ave been' resdfvetfi 


world junior 'championships in 
i 1983. . -It - 


ton u Egwoo p*nt Giwiwtch « DMflort; . 
□efiflOBte radgs v Tmele; HatfiaB v 


s OMgs v Tampte; HameW w HuMeraMIU v ToMsiea; I 
'Groan: Century v BWtOUsyt- Bowlen; Sabbum v OhStasn. 


County Arts 1 Srmraton Haft Gteat 
Yar mourn v Shoriord: Oallour v 
Wymondham Dell:, lpawicli v ICI 
Stowmarfcat- March v Huntnodon; Kmgs 
Lynn v Havartidl: CwnbidM tSwaterton v 
Cambridge and Coontyi By y Wsqi Row: 
Old Had v'REbraatt; WifitMeh v Peter- 
borough; Lskerihgoih v £t Nsois; 
Erewash rBimungnam: Cwramry v Avon 
Vatay-. Allrown V WenmgogroiHh: Aah* 
field v NOtnnqnam: Giayfriare v Mnring: 

Rugby v Hickra*; Eiomgton Cowl y 
Leieeswr; Granwam » Spaumg: Gates- 
nead v Concorde; Gotten v Central end 
SW Ourtiam: Asrwigion y. Tynadsie. 
BoUon v Stanloy: , HeobBn-w.P®k V4w; 
Statderland v Newcastle; Cumteta v 
Pnmrose, Shldon * Btockpoof; Swunri * 
Eston, Graa -Aydlfte -V DartMtoa; 
Huddersfield v Tewaiee; Kanttpod v 




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42 


SPORT 


THE TIMES FRIDAY OCVOEEil iO 


Revised tactics 
can lead 
smart Mytens 
to double 

By Mandarin (Michael Phillips) 

Following that fine auihori- race here a fortnight ago as it 


RACING: ARC THIRD MAKES A SPEEDY REAPPEARA NCE IN NEXT WEEK'S NEWMARKET SHOWPIECE WI TH SURE BLADE 

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tative victory at Newmarket 
last Friday. Myteos is napped 
to give his owner KJiaJed 
Abdulla and jockey Pat 
Eddery another taste of suc- 
cess. in what has already been 
an unforgettable year, at Ascot 
today by winning the Mecca 
Bookmakers Handicap. 

.After winning his first two 
races of the season over 
today's distance, at San down 
and Lmgfield. Mytens was 
then disappointing in bis next 
two at York and Doncaster. 

Bui it now transpires there 
was a reason. He was ridden 
for speed on both the 
Knavesmire and Town Moor 
but when that ploy was dearly 
a failure a change of tactics 
was deeded upon at New- 
market where he was ridden 
up with the pace all the way. 
And wbat a difference it made. 

Taking up the running lully 
two furlongs from home. 
Mytens had only to be ridden 
out with hands and heels to 
beat .Asian Cup very comfort- 
ably indeed by two and a half 
lengths. That was the perfor- 
mance of both a different and 
an improved horse. 

Mytens, ridden again that 
way. should prove hard to 
catch in .Ascot's relativdy 
short straight. I nap him to 
make light of his penalty even 
though Sultan Mohamed, 
Mailman. Captain's Niece and 
Follow The Band constitutes 
tough opposition. 

Indeed, by taking a strict 
form line through Embarr, it is 
perfectly possible to argue that 
Sultan Mohamed has the beat- 
ing of Mytens. Bui I repeat 
that was when ray selection 
was ridden for speed at Don- 
caster. 

Mailman, runner-up to the 
subsequent Cambridgeshire 
second. Power Bender, at 
Newbury last lime, will also be 
a tough nut to crack but not as 
dangerous i suggest as 
Captain's Niece who. unlike 
my selection, has not been 
penalised for winning her last 


was restricted to apprentices. 

At the stan of the programme 
the champion jockey-elect will 
be on an old ally. Insular, on 
whom he won a similar race at 
Newmarket back in May. This 
lime, though, the Queen's 
versatile ax-year-old may not 
beat Guy Harwood’s improv- 
ing young stayer Cap Del 
Mood who saw the two miles 
out to the bitter end at 
Newmarket nine days ago. 
This autumn Harwood's stay- 
ers have been sweeping all 
before them. 

Twelve months ago the 
Newmarket trainer Harry 
Thomson Jones and jockey 
Tony Murray joined forces to 
win the Duke of Edinburgh 
Stakes for Sheik Ham dan AI- 
Makioum with Soughan. 

Now they are after the same 
prize with AJwasmi for the 
same owner who spent what 
must have been a fortune 
buying the colt's dam, Height 
Of Fashion, from the Queen in 
a private transaction in the 
summer of 1982. By then 
Height of Fashion had won 
the Princess of Wales's Slakes 
at Newmarket in record time 
as well as the May Hill Stakes 
and the Hoover Mile the 
season before. 

By the legendary stallion 
Northern Dancer, Alwasmi is 
her first foal. Well that Fm led 
to believe he will run by 
George Robinson, our New- 
market correspondent, the 
Michael Stoute-traioed 
Canango is just preferred. 

Paul Kelleway is not the 
easiest of trainers to catch 
right but today I do think that 
he has found the ideal 
opportunity for Moonlight 
Lady (3.5). My selection for 
the Grand Metropolitan 
Stakes was only just touched 
off by Hadeer at Doncaster 
last month. On that occasion 
she had such smart performers 
as Gwydion, Sarah, Digger’s 
Rest and Oiveden behind. 



Flying high: Australian jockey Dong Messingham is catapulted out of the saddle after his 
mount, Koala Black, reared altering die stalls during a recent meeting at the Doomben 
racecourse, Brisbane. Remarkably, the jockey escaped injury and was reunited with the 20-1 
chance, who completed the race in last place 

Reluctant Melendez makes it four 


Peter Scudamore and Martin Pipe, the 
Wellington trainer, setting a strong pace this 
National Hum season, took their scores to 22 and 
17. respectively, when Melendez landed the odds 
in the Novices Hurdle at Cheltenham yesterday, 
bis fourth win in four starts this term. 

Melendez was very reluctant to go down to the 
start and Pipe had to go out onto the course, and 
lead him all the way. The trainer then stayed at 
the start to make sure the favourite jumped off. 


but from that point Melendez did nothing wrong, 
tracking the pacemaker Ribovino before goingon 
at the top of the till] and coming home live 
lengths dear of Brent Riverside. 

Pipe said: “He's got hisquirks and doesn't train 
himself very hard. I wanted to give him a little 
sprint yesterday for a pipe-opener, but he didn't 
want to play then, so I look him to the swimming 
pool and he did eight laps." 


Triptych 
heads for 
Champion 
Stakes 

From Onr French 
Correspondent Fans 

While Triptych, third in the 
Arc, makes a speedy reappear- 
ance hi the Dsbai Champion 
Stakes at Newmarket on Sat- 
urday week. Grfquette Head 
confirmed at Evry yesterday that 
Bering returned fro m Sun days 
big event with a fractured left 

shut bone. 

it w01 probably never be 
known where the noddent oc- 
curred in the race but it is 
mined; to have been very far 
from tbe winning past as Bering 
to be running n most 
determinedly after he had been 
passed by Dancing Brave. 

The last time a rimflar in- 
cident took place in a major race 
was in 1980 when Henbft 
cracked his off-fore cannon bone 
inside the final fuileag at Ep- 
som, moments before winning 
the Derby. 

Bering's injury was not appar- 
ent directly after the race and it 
was not —til the following 
morning that stable staff became 
concerned and the revealing X- 
ray was arranged. . 

The son of Arctic Tern w ou l d 
not have raced again in any case 
bat he now retires to Walmnc 
International Stnd Farm in 
Kentucky. 

Bering's jockey, Gary Moore, 
also rode in the big race with a 
hairline fracture of the shoulder. 

Patrick-Loufa Bfawcoae has 
some ambitious end of season 
plans for his top fillies. 
Fabnrola, who runs oo Sunday 
In tbe Jefferson Smnrfit Irish St 
Leger, may then take her chance 
in the Rothman's International 
at Woodbine, Ontario where she 
is likely to be joined by Mersey 
wbo was not disgraced in finzsh- 
ing eighth in tbe Arc on. going 
that wasr too bst for her. 

The nltra-consistentTriptych, 
who ran a fine race to be third in 
Che Arc, is not being allowed 
much of a breather by Bfancone. 
After her Newmarket challenge 
stae will then nm in at least one 
of the Breeders Cop Turf races 
at Santa Anita on November 1 
and tbe Washington D C Inter- 
national a fortnight later. 

Another challenger for the 
Champion Stakes will be the 
high-class performer Fast 
Topaze, wbo had to miss the Arc 
because of nmscalar trouble. 
This French 2,000 Guineas win- 
ner will he ridden at Newmarket 
by the American rider Jorge 
Velasquez. 

The six-times New York 
champion is now based in 
France after taking over the 
reins of the bones owned by 
Mahmoud Fnstok 


classic potential 
with fine victory 


Lester Piggon, 1 lurnrachMi- 
pion jockey, sent out his 29th 
winner as a uamer when S ai nte 
Joie justified 13-8 thvounnsm 

in the Malton Slates M_Yorii 


Yesterday, earning — . 

Juoie from Hills for next years 

°T0ny Ives brought Sainte Joie 
to join Summer Posy, who tod 
l«f from the start, going mto the 

final furlong. It took 
favourite some tune to «*ar 
down her Kmgsdere nvaL but 
in the end she sowed by a 
comfortable half a length. 

Pat Eddery’s mount. Street 
Party, a well-beaten third. 

Lester Piggott was repre- 
sented by his wife. Susan, who 
pointed out that thiee of then- 
winners were in Ostend. Sarnre 
Joie is obviously rated highly 
among the stables juveniles and 
is entered for all next years 
classics. .. . 

■*Sie will get a mile and a 
□uarter, and hopefully a ouk 
and a half next year" said Tun 
Bulwer-Long, who manages the 
French-bred fifly for Kais Al- 
SaidL _ . 

The Cheshire bookmaker Enc 
Barber enlisted the services of 
Pat Eddery for the first tune m 


herself a 3>I 


Jl years and the jockey of tbe 
moment managed to coax Slate 
Jester to a 5-1 victory in the 
Ainsty Selling Handicap. 

“Pat has only had three rides 
for me over the yeas, and two of 

those have been winners. It was 
at Chester that he last rode for 
me 1 1 years ago." said Barber, a 
member of the Bookmakers' 
Lew Board Committee. 

The favourite. Loud Landing, 
set off in front, but was beaded 
four furlongs out by Scmtifipioc, 
Willie Canon rallied Loud 
Landing to regain the lead gcum 

into the final feriong, but 
Eddery was string poised on 
State Jester, who mastered Loud 
Landing near the finish to win 

by three-quarters of a length. . 

"He's a funny hone," com- 
mented Eddery to his trainer. 
Bill Eteey. on dismounting from 
State Jester. The Maltoa trainer 
replied: “He certainly is. He k 
not very willing, otherwise he 
would have won on a lot more 
occasions." 

The bay will go jumping this 
winter, and his dam, MbftfbL 
was Barber's last winner before 
yesterday's victory when foe 
scored at Haydock Park three 
years ago. 


|!< 


Thomson maintains the 1 
momentum with double 


The New Zealander Brent 
Thomson, who makes a final 
decision next week over his 
long-term future riding in Brit- 
ain. partnered his first winner 
for the Newmarket trainer Oliv- 
ier Douieb at LingfiekJ Park 
yesterday. 

Thomson is on a crest of a 
wave at the moment, and 
Thunderttome. 3-1 fevounte in 
the GRE Casually Handicap, 
was his 14th winner in the fast 
two weeks. 

Having lost his job with the 
Lam bourn trainer Barry Hills, 
Thomson was considering a 
return to Australia, where he has 
ridden more than 1.000 
winners. 

However, he said: "It is now 
very likely I will return here next 
year. There are one or two 
people 1 still have to have 
discussions with, but I should be 
in a position to make an 
announcement at Newmarket 
next week." 

Little has gone right for 
Douieb this year. Thunderdome 
was only his 12th winner from a 
team of 56. 

Thomson took his score to 60, 
just four short oftats total for last 


year, when completing a double 
on War Brave, who fed insxfe 
the final furlong of the Broken 
Slakes and battled on gamely to 
hold the newcomer Dunenny by 
threequarters of a length. 

War Brave is trained by Jobri 
Dunlop, who is casting his net 
&r and wide this weekend indie 
pursuit of winners. Apart fora 
runner at Ascot and Yorfc.oa 
Saturday, he runs horses ip 
Germany. Italy and frefand oa 
Sunday. 1 

Etherington 
goes hurdling 

Jimmy Etherington. the 
Matron trainer, has htt first-ever 
National Hunt runner today 
when Radwhaw goes to post for 
the second division of the 
novice hurdle at Hexham. 1 - 

Etherington. a former top 
northern Flat jockey, has field i 
training licence since 197(L tag 
admits that he has never beep 
interested in National . Hunt 
racing. "It was Tim, my son and 
assistant trainer, who persuaded 
me to let Radwhaw have actack 
at hurdling." he said. 


Siifli 


ASCOT 


Selections 


By Mandarin 

2.00 Cap DdMond 
2.30 Canango. 

3.05 Moonlight Lady. 
3.40 Percy’s Lass. 

4.15 MYTENS (nap). 
4.45 Kufuma. 


By Our Newmarket 
Correspondent 
2.00 Revisit. 

230 Canago. 

3.05 Hidden Brief 
3.40 Trojan Song. 
4.15 Captain's Niece. 
4.45 Kufuma. 


By Michael Seely 

230 Canago. 3.40 TROJAN SONG (nap). 4.1 5 Mytens. 

Going: good to firm Draw: no significant advantage 

Z0 WYNDHAM HANDICAP (£7,234: 2m) (9 runners) 


102 


21-3100 MSIXAR (CJJ) (The Queen) I Baking 6-9-10. 


PatEddary 

SCMhn 


96 7-2 
9* 5-1 

104 (9) 111 CAP no. MONO (Prince Ahmad Salman) G Harwood 3911 (3ex) a Starkey *99F94 

105 (8) 310040 HKKI TAVI (CO) (A Boon) B Ha* 6-6-fl W Caraon 98 12-1 

109 (1] 00-2710 DETROIT SAM (A Sofromou) R AkehurW 594 JRM 98 B-1 

110 |8] 434300 REVWmn Gram) JWteer494 Tim* 93 20-1 

111 (4) 013X100 COMJtSTEH (P WWfleW) P Cuntfc* 6-8-3 N Adana 3133-1 

112 (2) 22-0010 EASTER LEE (BF) (A Hunt) D Bsworth 8-7-7 GCartar 94 14-1 

113 (5) 242042 BALLET CHAMP (CO) (8 Gattagher) R HoMar 8-7-7 S Dawson 9910-1 

• Holy Spar* wM arty ran if tree fa oww fo ia rain 

FORM ®®ULAIt has been below par stoce ( 10 - 0 ) beaww Newaeits Park (9-2) decisive 1 141 at Newmar- 
1 wrtm haul May (1m6J5l. £3174, pood toflrm .12 ran). After a recent run here ha should be mbs best 
CAP DEL MONO a yet another improving Guy Harwood stayer, last fane (8-11) showed a taro at fool to boat 
Ambassador (8-8) at Newmarket (2m, £4924. good (O fam, Oct 1.9 ran). HUQQ TAVI betand Sarfraz here last 
una. ran a good raca at Ms tnp when (8-13) under 81 7Bi to Sneak Preview ( 8 - 12 ) a Newcastle (E2Z725. Ann. 
June 28. 15 ran). REVISIT is stM looking for her first win of me year, b est recent effort (9-4) when 2tti 3rd to 
wassi Reel (9-7) at York Mm 61. £3366, cood. Sept 4. 10 ran). EASTER 12 (91ffl won penuffanate start by *il 
from Harbour Bazaar (84n it Bathflm 54. £2966. good. Sept 3, 1 5 rap). BALLET CHAMP, lacks pace, (7-81 tim 
run when SI 2nd » Bnghtnar (10-0) at Goodwoodtasi lane with DETROIT 8AM (8-9) not at afl disgraced 71 back 
mMUnw^rmhampered (2m 3L £3116, good. Sept 30. 13 ran). CONTESTED (8-6) wasMi 

2.30 DUKE OF EDINBURGH STAKES (2-Y-O: £7,491: 6f) (8 runners) 


202 (3) 
an (4 
204 fl) 
206 (7) 
209 (5) 
212 « 

213 (6) 

214 (8) 


ALWASMI (Hamden AJ Maktoum) H Thomson Jonas 9-0- 
CANANGO (Mrs A Ptoscfr) M Stoute 9-0 . 


GAME THATCHER (B Lamgan) R Harmon 9-0- 
HENRTK (Exam Ltd) R Simpson 9-0.. 


Albany 

W RSwinbum 


ROYAL ROB (Mrs S Buchanan) G Harwood 9-0.. 

KERAU (K Abdula) J Tree 8-1 1 

MORTAL 8M(G Leigh) BHHs 8-11. 


S Whitworth 
— G Starkey 
PatEddary 


HAAWA (Maktoum Al Maktoum) B Hanbury 8-11 


— F2-1 

— 94 

— 20-1 
— 12-1 
— 12-1 

— 3-1 

— 6-1 

— IB-1 


33 GRAND METROPOLITAN STAKES (3-Y-O RIlies: £7.661: 1m) (7 
runners) 


301 

307 

306 

309 

312 

313 

314 


1-100 DOLKA <m (Aga Khan) M StouM 9-4 

11 OARJMQ TOONE (D) (Mira W A Stewart 8-11 

Bom 6-11... 


(1) 201231 HIDDEN BREF | 


: Bethel) R Bom I 


(4) 021004 KICK THE HABIT (Cap! M Lanos) C Bnaato 8-11 

(7) 022140 TRAVEL MAOC (fetMre M Madden) 

(2) 32-0200 MOONLIGHT 


Ltd) PKsUeway 


1-3000 TANOUMA (8F) (Prince Faisal) J buntop 8-8 ._ 


B Hanbury B-tl 

<ay 8-8 


WRSwtahum 87 F6-4 

— M Roberts 80 5-2 

_ PatEddary 87 

T he* 77 12-1 

MMfa 90 — 

— J Raid *99 — 

W Careen 98 11-2 


21 atKempton In May wbti KICK THE 
DOONE is anprowng and (9-7) had a 


FORM DOLKA has run bed* since (04) beating Brezzaka (8-5) 

runm HABIT (8-5) ias Of 6(«.£7856. good. May 31). DARING . 

ttUe mi hand when beanng McnaosKnyeh (8-11) a neck at Brighton (Bl. Cl 898. firm, Sept 18. 12 ran). H 
BRIER putted loo hard behind Kfoyta here, next time (9-2) beat Taranoa (7-9) 1 Kl atNewmaiftet (81. 
good. On A 9 ranL TRAVEL MAGIC hampered last tm jwviousty (8-2) 3U| ath to Astertad Field 
Doncaster (Of, £11662. mod. Sept 13. 10 ran). MOONLfaHTLADY Is for from consistent but B-4) ran I 
(9-41 to a short hood at Doncaster lTJ Group 3. £21600. good. Sept 11. 12 ran). TANOUMA $-21 was 

good hi firm. May 4. 18 


under 31 mo 5th by Baser vote (9-2) kt the French 1,001 
ran| She has been below that form ki 2 ouOngs sktoe. 
S election; MOONLIGHT LADY 


Guide to our in-line racecard 


103 (12) 0-0432 TfMESTORM (<3LBF) (Mrs JRyletfB Hal 9-10-0. 

Racecard number, Draw In brackets. Six-figure 
form (F-taa. P -putted up. U-unseated nder. B- 
broudht down. S-sfappeo up. R-ndused). Horae’s 
name (B-bhnkera. V-vwr. H-hood. BeyeshWd.G- 
couree wwawr Odtotance wktner. CD-courae are) 


B West (4) 


7-2 


d hta nca winner. BF-beatan favourite In latest 
raoA. Owner In brackets. Daner. Age and 
wa^H. Rider ptea any attowsnee. The Tiroes 
Private Haricficapperis rfong. Approxfi na te starting 
price. ... 


3-40 HOLSTEN P1LS NURSERY HANDICAP (2-Y-O; £7,409: 7f) (11 
runners) 



9-7._.. 


11 PERCY’S LASS (E Motor) G ' 

21 TROJAN SONG (0) (H Joel) H Cad 9-0 

030122 PAS D*ENCHERE (Sir S Gnostead) G Lewis 9-0 . 
002201 TUFTY LADY (Mrs S HndS) R Amiseanj) 8-13 _ 


033140 RKJT BRIGADE (P Noble) C Bntuan 8-' 

(PTafcot-Poiaonby)R Hannon M. 


014400 DIAMOND FLIGHT 

223 OTHErM Usher) M Usher 9-1 
2103 GLOBAL LAOYJOobal Homes Southern Ltd) W Musson 7-13 

441400 TAKE A MDCT (P Nelson) M FethBrsKavGodey 7-8 

230200 MUADDIB to(B HoAss) fl Akahuret 7-7 


400000 MURAJAN (Hamdan Al Makhxan) C Benstaed 7-7. 


_ PRobiraoB 

91 

91 

— SCamhen 

93 

4-1 

P Walaron 

9612-1 

W.Caraon 

88 

7-1 

__ PatEddary 

91 191 

B Rouaa 

88 

91 

_ TWffltaw 

96 

91 

— A Mackey 

98 F3-1 

_ C (tester 13) 

96 

— 

N Adam 

• 99 

— 

OFmndi 

87 

_ 


FORM PEMTTS LASS bred to Stay 7fmt5 year. (9-4) scored seconder victory by from Keen Edge (7- 
runm 10) at SaHsbuiy (E2S06, firm. Sep* 10, 13 ranL TROJAN SONG (9-Q made ad and held onuy a 
head from BastO' Bunch (9-0) at Yarmouth (7t. E984. good, Sept 18. 14-rarrt. PAS lyENaiERE (9-5) had every 
chance 1 f out when 1 KI 2nd al 9 to Boy Snjer (7-1 2) at Ayr rtm. £4382. good to frm. Sept 1 8L TWrtY LADY 
wu maced hmre over 7f before makma aH (&1 1 > tt bea So fund (8-1 n KJ at Nottingham <6f, £1121 , firm. Sept 
30 , 4 ran). OTHET (9-0) beaten 81 atto 3rd by Sfmrp Victor (9-0) at SaHsbuiy (7f. El 670. firm. Sent 1 1.13 ran). 
The consrstent GLOBAL LADY (8-4) was 2l2raof lOlo Monurana(9-7]atYttinoulh(7f.eS8Q0. good,Srmn8). 
RIOT BRIGADE (B-13) was 4KI back m 6tti there; prenousiy (8-7) he was 4*i m a 4-way pnoto lor Kerrqjton 
nwseiy won by Shades Of Nkpt (7-8) (Bf. £2580. good to firm. Sepl 6. 18 ran). GLOBAL LADY (7-12) was kola 
more than II back In 88i. OHJADTNB Dekw form in nurseries satce 41 2nd (9-4) to AM Saatl (94) al Lingheid (61, 


4.15 MECCA BOOKMAKERS HANDICAP (8.285: 1m 2f) (9 runners) 


504 

508 

508 

510 

511 

515 

516 

517 
519 


H 


213001 SULTAN MOHAMD 
403122 MJULMAH(D){Mrs J 
3-11041 MYTENS (D) (K AOduBB) J Tree 


J Dunlap 3-9-7 WCeracm 00 5-1 

no 7-93 S Caution 95 10-1 

f7exj Pet Eddery » 6-1 

143002 SWIMMER (D) (OuaSfy Castings Ltd) G Hufter 4-3^9 GCartar 96 4-1 

344123 VAGUE MBtiOY (O) (A Smmona) L PigfflM! 4-33 Thee U 10-1 

004040 PATOJD) (Lord Mattnews) I Mannews 3^-3 C Rutter (3) S 20-1 

0-00411 FOLLOW THE BAND (D) (#Asa V Jems) W Jarvis 4-8-3 R Cochrane 8912-1 


0111 CAPTAIN'S NIECE (GD) [N PntHips) W Hasmgs-Bass 3-3-2 MRotrarts *99 FM 

(9) 223313 UP TO UNCLE (D) (Nimrod Company) R Hanlon 3-7-13 AMcGfame 9014-1 

FORM S( ^' T -f W ?? !P beat Enban (9-7) *1 at York ( 1 m 2f 110yds. £7934. 


soft. Sept 3, 8 ran). 


at Yorfcflm If. E8974, good to fam. Aug 

MYTENS (8-12) not In the first 8. FOLLOW 


1 (6-13) ran on to beat Enter 19-7) HI at Yorkflm 21 110yds, El 

MAILMAN U 2nd (8-7) to subsequent Cambridgeshire 2nd p 

tad PATO (8-11)51 beck in Stnwnen Goodwood wtener fim 21, 

~1 (8-1 a was hampered and flnshed 80). MYTENS (96) 

Cup (9-7) (1m 21 . E5322, good » firm. Oct 3. 10 ran). 8 
3ra behmd Usana (843 at aqip. h'cap at Ascot (1m 4f. £41 
. prewmshi (8-4) coukf notquicksn when 4X1 4lh toMy i 
i Aug 20. 17 ranL SULTAN MOHAMBJ (93) was l4l 


Power 

. £16466. firm, 

was hampered and firastied 8th. MYTENS (96) returned to term 

■7) (1m 2f. E53B2, good » firm, Oct 3. 10 ran). SWWMCR (9D) 21 

£4251. good to firm. 

‘ Generation (9-13) 
I away in 68i and 

... J came late to best Forceflo (8-3) V) at Doncaster. 

with SWntilS) (9-7) behind (1m 21 50yds. K205. good. Sepi 11. 16 ran). CAPTABTS NIECE comfortable 1m 

21 winner before scomg c om tor ta bie II Ascot viewry (9-3) oner Quatturen (7-7) in app. h eap (1m. £3226, 

g ood jtrisreSgpt 25. 12 ran). 

4.45 RITZ CLUB APPRENTICE STAKES (£4^54: 1m) (6 runners). 

m Dobson) J Jenkins 6-90. 


601 (2) 1410441 KEYNES (D) 

603 n) 000120 KUFUMA (V, 

604 (4) 102113 

505 (3) 000-000 

608 

609 


KUFUMA (V ABF) (B HemoucflG Hufter 4-9 11 

VERDANT BOY (StwWti MOha n aned ) M Sttu» 36-11. 
MM JUBES (J Rowland) P Arthur 4-98 


02030-3 SUMMBTS DARUNG (Mrt M Srnimonda) H Smyty 4-98 . 
01 ABSHEER (0) (M AOdLMBref) f 


I S Norton 3-8-5.. 


i-KOBioffl -12-1 

G Carter (3) M99P94 

- M A Giles 93 11-4 

. LJohnsey 50 191 

— C Rutter 54 9-1 

. A ddham 88 13-2 

Goodwood 


FORM Last year's C am brtoBesWre runner-up KUHWA ( 90) SI 5di to Chiioearle (95) in Goc 
rwniVI usted event (lm2f7£7B61. good. Sept 3a 7 ran). VERDANT BOY (9-3) a a Yarmouth 
from Chart Pal (8-4) (Bf. good, Sepf 10), dU not gl a dear dear whan (94) a head raid 8M to Sarab p 


good 

Goodwood Usted event (7f. £1 


l. Sept 29. 10 ran). ABSHEER 


1277. good. r . 

M ay when framed by Guy Harwood ^ mdn, £2011, soft. May 12. 12 ra 


; KUFUMA 


3rd to Sarab (9-1) In a 
beat Dallas (90) HI at Pontefract in 


Course specialists 

TRAINERS 



Winners 

Runners 

PerCem 


Winners 

Runners 

PerCent 

HCecri 

33 

127 

28.0 

G Starkey 

38 

221 

163 

G Harwood 

40 

167 

248 

W Carson 

44 

273 

16.1 

M Stoute 

39 

186 

21.0 

PatEddary 

44 

274 

16.1 

J Tree 

15 

76 

19.7 

B Thomson 

10 

64 

15.6 

H Thomson Jones 

14 

81 

178 

W R SwMjiim 

31 

213 

148 

R Armstrong 

13 

77 

168 

SCauthen 

33 

262 

128 


WORCESTER 


Selections 

By Mandarin 


2.00 Light The Lot. 

2J0 lshkomann. 

3.00 Trafliianzi. 


330 Coreel Lorti. 
4.00 The Welder. 
4.30 HounstouL 


The Times Private Han dicapper’s top raring: 2.00 LIGHT THE LOT (nap). 

Going: good to firm, chase course; firm, hurdle course 

2.0 SEVERN BRIDGE NOVICE HURDLE (Div 1: £685: 2m 41) (5 runners) 


3 JEAN PROSPER (P Nehob) M WSdnson 7-1910 

6 02 LIGHT TT« LOT (GKackatlJJJenUns 5-1910 

7 F8F04P- ROUWWBEY(J Upson) W Casey 5-1910 

6 0-OPP02 SENQR IIAGMHCO (G Babbage) Mrs M Babbage 91910 

12 93 PADOYCOUP (S Sharp) J Davies 4-10-9 

SL30 BOATHOUSE NOVICE CHASE (£1 ,546: 2m 4f) (10 runners} 


R Dunwaody 
S Sherwood 
GMema g h 
N Babbage 
W Morris 


I PPOF-01 SALTHOUSE (R Turvey) C Popham 911-7 

4 P3F121 CRISP AND KEEN (B MQEdey) KWtB 91 1-2 

7 FUPF44 CARRAMORRE OUTLAW (R Qrtmfs) Mrs M RaneB 7-11-0 

8 3FP9C2 COMO LODGE (O Dick) W Mam 911-0 — 

10 P40-32F HY TAB (MnE Jones) Earl Jones Mi-O..- — 

It 000129 ISM(C»AfM(JSpeaiing)J Spaaing 7-1 1-0 - 

14 0/9 MASTER BEN tG New) Mrs VMcKw 911-0 Mfc» S Lawrence (7) 

15 MXIOFIJ MOBILE (J Hewitfl DWikama 9-11-0 — 

16 ROYAL MASTBRPECE (M Brcwri) M Brown 6-11-0- - — J Brown (7) 

.. O BnUHCoa 


P Richards 
P Warner 
AShetpa 
SJCTIMN 
JCDayte(4) 
P Scudamore 


17 DOtVFOF RUSTY BOY (F Ayres) R L« 7-11-0. 

Course specialists 


— 191 
B99F94 

— 7-1 
84 7-2 
80 3-1 


89 91 
98 91 
88 91 
96 7-1 
0 99 7-1 
— F2-1 


— 191 


J Jenluns 

joa 

JSpeafmg 
Mrs URmeo 
: Tnl> ijufierei 


TRAINERS 

Wmners Rurmere 
30 126 

12 60 

12 69 

11 112 


JOCKEYS 


Pot cm 
23.8 
200 
174 
98 



Winners 

Rimers 

Percent 

S Sherwood 

17 

50 

340 

P Richards 

11 

63 

175 

P Scudamore 

35 

207 

169 

H Dawes 

28 

184 

152 

SSroWhEcCtes 

9 

83 

108 

S Morehead 

IS 

145 

103 


10 FLYAWAY SELLING HURDLE (£748: 2m) (8 runners) 

341930 TRAFFTTAN23 (Cherry Tree Stabias) D Bsworth 5-H-7_ 
U09 MCAMC (LNomcBTjD Tucker 5-11-0- 


0341200 VnfRE POUR V1VRE (R Baker) J Baker 911-0- 
0900 BOSWORTH BAY (C TflytoO D Marks 4-1912- 
00004-0 GET AWAY (J Joseph) R Frost 4-1912. 


NORDIC SECRET (S SmWi) R JUC*6S 4-1912. 

002P-GI KITTY WREN (BJ))(G Rob) G Hoo 6-106 

(V PtNGARO (B Gas) S Bovwtng 9199 


C Brawn M99F94 

H Baser (7) — 191 

L Harvey (7) 76 2-1 

O Hood ( 7 ) — 91 

J Fast 89 91 

T W«8 

, P McDermott (7) 78 2-1 

DShaw 


130 ASTON VILLA HANDICAP CHASE (£2,100: 3m) (6 runners) 


1-421 COREEL LORD (CD) (A BayflS) fittfS M Evans 7-11-12 (5ex) 
43402(1- DAWN FOX (0 Lane) P Dugghs 13-10-12 


29F341 LORD LAURENCE (MrsLDedeyj D GanOotfO 7-1911 (Box) 

1 30241 FINAL CLEAR (Elweil Farm Ltd) JOU 9198 (Sex) 

430233- 8RONWVN (T Hayward) Mrs S Davenport 9192 

1F4U42 SWEET SOUCtTOR (B) (V Nash) J King 7-191 


J Bryan 
.A Webb 


91 9-2 
98 91 
RDtmwMdy «98 91 
C UeweRyn (7) 98 F2-1 

... P Scudamore 92 91 

S HcNaM 94 4-1 


4 JO THREE COUNTIES HANDICAP CHASE (£1 ,698: 2m) (8 runnnere) 


4 QFD-211 THE WELECR (Q) (R YMBS) C JacksOil 911-7. 
8 331330 SPANISH GOO (V White) C Popham 11-191 .... 
10 rpOVF- RICHMEDE (P Jones) P J Janes IS-lO-O - 


RHyen 


11 FFP00P- PALATMATE (G Hwegen) G Hartgan 9190 

IS U000P2 KAY HANKER (MreM Watt) Mw M TTwmw9190.„ 

14 3P/WP0 CHESTNUT PRINCE (I Btmton) P Prtatotd 11-190. 

15 KFM0 POMP08ITY (CD) (J Smith) R J &ntth 9190 

17 0F4-340 8BI LESTER (R Lhermow) J Thomas 1910-0 


S 

» c 

..p 


S Sherwood 

DCbhai 

■ C Evans (4) 


92F4-5 
92 4-1 
19914-1 
90191 
S2191 

91 91 
84 91 


4J0 SEVERN BRIDGE NOVICE HURDLE (Div II: £685: 2m 4f) (9 runners) 

1 048031 RAZZLE DAZZLE BOY (W R WWkms} W R WUUms 4-11-5 AJanaa 

3 094420 ASTON BANK (B)(RWngra)P Hobbs 5-1919 H Device 

8 GALLOIS BOSQUET (T Bartlett) C Popham 5-1910 SMcNaM 

7 04PB9 GLB4CONMON [R Baker) J Baker 5-1910 PSoidaamie 

8 900222 HOWSTOUT (B) (Mr S E dwards) G Presl 91910 . BPoweO 

12 0 STRAPHANGER (Mrs E Cyzsr) U Usher 5-1910 C Brawn 

14 ALL GOES WELL (D Duff) I Wvdie 4-104 S Smilfa Ecctef 

16 - 000 FQ/ DIANA'S DEUQHT (BAs VGoodChlkDR Shepherd 9195 

17 F WINDRUSH SONS (WDufleyJMMcCormadc 9196 PBertm — 


90F3-1 
98 4-1 

a 99 9l 
95 91 
BO 7-1 
— 191 


Results from four meetings 


York 


Going: good to Ann 
Z0 (1m 2f 110yc|_1, STATE J ES TER 


(PM Eddery. 5-1): 2. Loud LandhigJW 
CMtott. it-4 fevfc a. ScmtMawr _ai HUs. 
7-2). ALSO RAN: 7-2 Omenurs Gal (5th), 
11-2 Out Of Stock (4thL 91 LMon 
Sptwtgbnw jESij. 6 ran. NR: 

W.4UI.12L 1 W-Wefoy M 

£4.60: t2AO. £im DR 


6 ran. NR: Lady Atnva. 
IMaSon.Tote: 
£960 CSF 
£18.14. 2iran lAflOaep. No bid. 

2J0 gg^SWNTE jam (T hn.138 


fart 2. 


r (SCauthen.7-2);3, 


Sheet Party (Ifal^ddary. 4-1). ALSO 

RAN: 4 Ttoatina (5tfa. 12 i‘ " 

Star (4thJ.a Miss Martnlque 


v(4tM,20 Miw Martinique MhL Turlur 
Ni. 33 MMMds House. Brat. KLa.M.11. 
5L L Piggott at Newm ar ket Tole: £2^0: 
£1.10. aJo. £1 AO. DR £430. CSF; 
£798. Intel 25.40sec. 

3J(1tn) 1, USFANfW Carson. 11-4fart 
Z Granny’a Bank (Pat Eddery, 91k 3, 
Open Haro (M Roberta, 192): ALSO RAN: 
1 1-ZHancfiebar (60i).6 Signore Odone. B 
Sormg m My Step (4th). 12 Warm 
WeKone. 14 tons Wood. Brown Bear 
Boy, 25 Centrepomi (5th). 50 Red RusseO. 
tl ran. W, hd. W. 3L 11 J Dunks stf 
ArvnM. Tote: £2.80; £1J30. £2J», £Z00. 
DF £&90. CSF: £16.73. Tncast £87.12. 
Imki 38.58SBC. After a stewards' inquiry, 
the {Aaongs ramarad unaftarad. 

3J0(8f) 1, NORAPA (K Dartey. 91); Z 
~ » (M wSgham. 11-1); 3. 
M (G French. 91). ALSO 

... tin Mick 

iSSpper 


Good Tfaw GM 
RAN: 7-2 lav _ 
(8thL 5 Frank Ufa 


. It Kate's Image (4th). 20 Cnttaca 9 
ran. NR Earnest, Brawn Tana. DM. 31, 
KL «L 4L M Bnttam at Warthltt. Tate: 
Cl .30; £230. £950, £1.40. OF: £13130. 
CSF; £8337 Tncast £50632. Iraki 

12 . 0 Saea 

4D (1m in 1. ALBION PLACE (M Bkch. 
191k Z WaUba (G Ouffnid. 191k 3. 
Morning Ftowar (T was. 91L ALSO RAkt 
7-2 jt-favs Otados. Laota. Fonan's Folly 
(4M 192 Brandy Bottle. 10 Ruw) Valley, 
14 Omen (BttiL -18 Be nn aHtwrpe. Cestfa 
Comet (5th), 20 Runmmj Money, GiM Ol 
Gold. Mytyme. Sue Forewr, Mmeshc 
Miss. Baocan. 17 ran. DM. 1L%2»L2L 
M H Easmrtty a Great Habtan. TotK 
£29.60: £5.60. £2.70, £3.10. DF; £10039 
C8R £177.63. Imn537asec. 

430 (l™ 4f) 1, HIGH KNOBS. (P HO. 94 
ftnkP Z Folk Dancap OGorman. 91k 3. 
Crowlay (S Quane, 7-2). ALSO RAN: 92 
RoyaL Dynasty (4m), 11 Sender, 14 Own 

£230: £130. taao. DF: £1330. CSP. 
£15.11. 2min 3233S8C. 

Ptecspob CB93S. 

Lingfield Park 

Going: straight, course good to fam; 
round course firm 

2-0 (1m 20 1. THUMJERDOME (B 

Thomson, 3-1 favk 2. Pon~ 

191k 3. Dick Knight (A 
Also rare 6 Tom Fare 


Suntay Saint, 50 Tana Mist 14 ran. NR: 
Tip-lap. 3, W. 9h hd. nk, O Douieb at 
Newmarket Tate: £4.00; £1 JO. £S80, 
£13.80. DF: £12120. CSF* £45. 13.Tnca8t 
£12i&0£.'2m 07.046. ' 

Z30 (Bf) 1. WAR BRAVE (B Thomson. 
198 fart 2. Dibmmv (A Clark. 591k 3, 
FomgM(WR Swinoran.4-1). Also ran:7 
Native Dress, 9 Cavendish Queen. 10 
OorvtaSa Rial (6*8. 16^ Tjanbie Uma, 20 B 
Rey (5th). L i nebacker. 25 OonT Knock R. 
33 IJndvaro, Torrance. Sane nlfottoy 
(4tn). 50 Buy Mura’s Act Donor's Con- 
quest, The Grtftar. ThomfieW. When 
Braramss, Redkxy GW, toinstNGfct 20 
ran. SL33. 1U. a *L «. 2«rl. J Dunlop at 
Arundel Tata: SZ40: £1 JO, £8lt0. £1.50. 
CSR £9952. 1m 1087s. 

38 (6f) 1. YOUNG CBITURJON p 
McKay, 7-1k & Miaa Acacfa (R HMB. 91k 
3. Sarasota (B Rouse. 14-11 Aiso ran: 7-2 
tav Kfaera (581). 6 Beta Hideaway, 
Usaaham. 10 Donna trwnobiB Wtty. 

Cawstons Comedian. 12 Eastern Prin- 

S ^ ’SSS?' si 

UtMe LodwHa wni), ntaere 33 
Btandott Beauty, Snapehot Baby. 15 ran. 
hi. W. 2L m,nk M tuhar at Lamboum. 
Tow £11 40: £280, £280, £380. OF: 
£43.70 CSR E64.41 Tncast: £724.49. 1m 
13.43s. No bid 

380 (71 140yds) I. AMBROSINI (T 
Lucas. 14-lc Z High RaoammaixMd (N 
Adams. 13-8 fav): a. Unaah (PaJEiMBry, 
191). Also ran: 6 Bntwydd-8 Garahwm 

S 10 Bowl Over. Givwtg ft Al Away 
Mister March (5th), 14 Strive. 16 
Natch a k am . 33 Auto Bebance. Tl ran. 
NR: Swuty Match. Sh hd. <CM. KL 2KL M 
Jarvis at Newnarket Tola: £1680: £289 
£180, £380. DF- £1480. CSF: £3029. 
Tricast £233.11 1m 31.44a. After a 
Stewards’ taquby restlt stands. 

48 (71 140ycte) 1. KMGSFOLD FLAME 


Cheltenham-- 




00*9 firm 
2.15 (2n Into 
Scudamore. 911 fa 


l 1. Mefamtax Jp 

oft 2. Brent Rhionn \ • 

(14-ik3, WMbound L*ss{10-1V6ratvS, )-•' 
kU M PmaTote: £1.60; £1.10, OSO.X 
£480- CSF: £10.06. 



£623. 


3J5 (an 4fch)1. Stand Back {CCtort, 
7-B; 2. Gtanroe p-4 tort 3. Book Of Kata 
Hney, 191). Bran. NR; MaraniL Yi, 
, W A Stephenson. Tatar £480; £2.10. 
£1.40. DR £489 CSF- £921 . 

48 (2m IKM 1. BeNaiM 
Sherwood. 7-2ki Little Stoop (3-D 
Diamonds mgnj7-2). 8 ran. S. 
JenMns. Tahc £6.10; £280. £1 JO- Of 
£10.79 CSR £1083. 

S% Z 6^^ Vr 4?? Gr^ISS^ 

£180, £18a OF: £380. CSF: £888. 

4 

^ m Frenai N6pnBM {•* i« ra 
Kamatek (91L 6 ran. NR: Buden PM. M. 


t 1 




61 CJ Bel Tote: E280; £1.40, £1.70. Df 
£320. CSF: £13.60. 


>1-. 


680 pm flat) 1. Bo na mea BoyflWfftfa. C : 
91k2.vifaiorE»ionSendyri1-iOi«rt3. ■>-. 

saWjva.WiiSffl 

£1.10. £280. DP £380. CSF- £63*. 1 ^ 

Ptaccpot £785. j- 


Perth 



(B Rouse. 33-n Z Wfazard Magic fT 
WMams. 291k £ Vatafian (J RanL 191). 
Also ran: 2 lev Bold AdnuraL 7-2 Topeka 
Bgiress (4jhL 6 Pas de Regrets. 7 Eastern 
Command (5tti). 12 Cass Rosado. 14 Lady 
Wtndmfl (Bth). 25 Baroerahop Quartet, 
Royal Berks. 33 VBee. Clwry Glory. 
Peggy Dree. Royal Native, Who's That 
GoOB ran. 21U. hd. 5L 31. M Haynes at 
Epsom. Tow: £4480: £10.60. £580. 
feO. DF- £50680. CSF- 8594.10. Ira 
3181a. 

480 (ini 4f» 1. TAVHU (G Starkey, 96 
tavk Z Lake Erta (W R Swmtium. 91fc 3. 
Northern Amethyst (8 Rouse, 7-2). Also 
rare 7 hbage DAncerfSth), 14 Prince Bold 
(4th). 50 MerkeiiiB {ft*. Musket WeL 7 
ran. 2J. 2L 81. 71, 121. G Harwood at 
Putoorough. Tote: £220; £l .60. £1 .70. DR 
£480. CSr- £583. 2m 35.10s. 

58 (7f 140yds) i. SXEANJG Starkey. 9 
11 fart Z Pomted Lady (G Baxter. 9 ft 3, 
Mak afaj (T Lucas, 12 - 1 ). Abo ram 6 BM 
Khatoun (4th), io Opal Rower (6th). 14 
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THE TIMES FRIDAY OCTOBER 10 1986 


MOTOR RACING 


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Mansell and partner 
go flat out to 


From John Blmisden, Mexico City 


§1 


Comp^hj 1 ^^^ of the ing together to ensun 
dnvc^.- and ^«ni!?eirmo best settings arc ch 
«chofthemto bSmP°"J 3 J *>? lh «is.!fiteexpe 
champion, the c-uIIJn 5*5 nxem Fonugucs 

Jjams-Honda team 11 *? £*?* is to be "repealed 

doubling thei r effjrrc 3 ™ dnvers ^ come W 
run- U p To Sunc^TM ’ Dlhe w,th »dem«cal m; 
Grand Prh lo apan from a subtle d 

Nigel Manse ra^d ^r 1 th31 ? setting, of 

Piquei come Jo 3, d Ne S° a dampers. ‘ ‘ ■ - 
with an' ediral^rh 51 ** 1 - T*® vatdon'xf 
winning thrS ' chance Qf spmewtat- different 

h has always been ih»» * hfe “ { 

leam's poliev mnrS ^5 ““ & teams or 
°f their drivers u ',l e 01 be tarried ol 

support and^oT^- lhe d™ 11 ? at the receni 

dcn\ anv ?,S o 3 0r0us, v Austria in order to ta 

favouritism uXS^ 011 of of ^ Pressure off I 
one or banner. 


rag together to ensure that the them arrived here jet-lag’ 
best settings are chosen ibr but their overall fitness t 
both cars. If die experience of probably never been better. 

This is as wefl because i 
PJK o to be repealed, die wo ,h e svidern* so fir sugge 

2S, OZS.™?* W if Iuie that ibis will be an afoot! 
15L ' deraica L, ™g m ' r y. race. The trade is mnsideral 
apart vom a subtle difference quicker than expected a 
m the .setting -of the rear - n ™»h for ^.p nft 


ihoAtkw. n one or 

swke h ihic But w , ,lh 50 mudlal 

™ e lh . ls weekend all race 
Ej‘'°" ,s ^ng directed 
h», d on r C Eoal - to ensure 
the iSr 6 ° r J heir ^''en; wins- 
Met ’ J e ? lh ? than- Marlboro' 
.IcUum s Alam Prosi. '' 

' c ^ lcrda >' morning there 

which 1 ,hL rale£y meeihl 8 at 
wmch ihe team agreed the 

and C hI2 ^]beir preparations 
and bow bes, this task could 
Pv®™ by the two drivers 
o- ,cir four cair& - Mansell 
Si**™ ma > not commu- 
nicau- ihcir lest experiences to 
each other as freely as some 
oiher driving partnerships but 
Jhere is no lack of liaison 
-between their chief engineers 
at the irackside. 

' Mansell's car is managed by 

Tnn f'ki/.r ^ nJZi-i 


1 


..The position of PtosTts 
somewlmt- different Keke 
Rosberg “has given him sole 
use .of the leam's only- spare 
car and be carried out all the 
driving at the recent test in 
Austria in order to take some 
of the pressure off his t«nn 
partner. 

Both teams have re- 
programmed the management 
systems of their engines in the 
light of the Austrian lest 
results and both are going all 
out for reliability rather than 
ultima le -power for what is 
certain to be the toughest race 
of the year for power units. . 

Significantly, McLaren 
have left behind the latest 
version of the Tag Turbo as 
used in Portugal and have 
opted for the previous version 
on which they have amassed 
more data. They have also cut 
back dramatically on Frost's 
off-track commitments with 
sponsors in Mexico City. 

All three drivers have medi- 
cal attendants present for this 
race and each is being 


m 




Head and Piquet’s by the local diet withstood and 
acrodynamicisl. Frank liouids which have been flown 



aerodynamicisl. Frank 
Demie. and the two are work- 




Children’s 
project 
is delayed 

By Nicolas Sonnies :• 

‘ The Sports Council's research 
project into the effect of inten- 
sive sports training oo yohrig 
children, announced in ‘April,- Is 
likeh to start a year late 
'following disagreements be- 
tween Dick Tracey, Minister for 
Sport, and the Sports Council 
over the funding of the scheme. 

While it is generally agreed 
that the project — Training of 
Young Athletes or TOYA— is of 
major importance for many 
A sports. Mr Tracey' decided in 
May tn wit hold his.approraJ_fbr 
the £800.0(10 scheme be&nse he 
felt a considerable-part of rim : 
finance should come from pri- 
vate sources. 

He was also unhappy hecanse 
publicity was given to tie project 
before financial approval bad 
been made by the Department of 
the Environment 
Now he has “ reluctantly'" 
agreed that the scheme can go 
ahead, providing that 15 percent 
of the cost.— amounting to some 
£125.000- would he found from 
sources other than .the- Spoyts 
Council. , 

• This is now bang discussed by 
the Sports Council and ' the 
governing bodies of the four 
•.ports most likely to be involved 
in the six-year research pro- 
gramme: gymnastics, s wimming, 
soccer and tennis. 

Those sports had agreed to 
make some contribution lo Toya, 
but it was a nominal contribution 
onlv - with the Lawn Tennis 
Association offering £5.000 and 
the Gymnastics Association 
£3.000. 

“Negotiations are taking 
place to resolve the .situation, 
and we are hopeful that we will 
be able to establish a- starting 
date over the next conple Of 
months," a Sports Cbandl 

>pnkesmaii said . 

One solution would be for the 
governing bodies to make an 
increased contribution, but to 
phase it over the set years of the 
project. If this does not prove 
possible, a further appeal to the 
Minister to let the project go 
ahead wifi be made. 

- A further delay cou ld mean 

:&±&£2Krs: 

;C^SS5*SSS£ 

kks ysr sJt 

ndon which is to conduct the 

research. , 

The scheme will monitor bun- 

r S&52S 

measuring physical, psychologi- 
^ „^T«Kial aspects of intense 

r^olvcmenl .with ^between 

{he ac« o f eight and id. 

boxing 

Bugner ‘twice 

- as sharp’ 
against Bey 

Bui n heav% weight champion. 
P*'" ... nec'ts io become an 
/" ho citizen later this 

Al, nlh 'will continue his latest 
. tick with a contest against 
.onu United States. 

l>J ' lJ 0 nVov«lt*r 14. Bjll 

„:u ? " u» •«r w - 

;csicrday- . 

/ D . r ooed 36. who marked . 

- Buencr^ageo ring by 

us A‘ lu ™ James “Quick” 
■ u| r w, I"5on sScmSr 15. 
Fdh* °. ed J be 50 per 

■ a,d FJtfSSi**!"* nce * 


liquids which have been flown 
in specially for them. Each of 


This is as weB because all 
the evidence so for suggests 
that this will be an exhausting 
race. The trade is considerably 
quicker than expected and 
wide enoqgh for some of the 
twisty sections lo be almost 
^stra^htJmecU’ Il is- very 
birmpy in places and there is a 
very -and >»ohig right- 
band curve before the main 
straight, which is jikdy to 
place sustained stress on driv- 
ers and tyres. ' ." 

All three duunpiooship 
contestants are running on 
Goodyear rubber and may 
well choose a hard compound 
for the left, tear -wheel because 
of this corner and a softer 
compound for theother three 
wheels. 

Sunday’s, race,' iherefore, 
will be all about stamina. Only 
Mansell, with 70 points scored 
so -far. can clinch the title here. 
For Pi quel (60 points) or Frost 
(59 points) the task can only 
be completed in Adelaide on 
October 26. 

The championship is based 
on a driver’s II best results 
from the 16 races, which 
means that only Piquet can 
count all the points he scores 
in the remaining races, 
depending on ibeic finishing 


|Aoium» uu ouuuay, cacn 

driver ' will have the points 
-score indicated in the 
accompanying table. 


YACHTING 



> 


Cudmore back on song as 
French are left trailing 

'* ; Frtwn Barry Kctthafl,FremflirtIe 

. K .. .. White -The day’-s most excrtiiK race. Io the other races, Azzu 

. . -Crusader's crew however, was the Californian backed by the Aga Khan, b 

* put a shine bade derby between Dennis Conner’s the 13-year-old Courageous 

A s' on their Stars and Stripes and his great just under four minutes, wl 

■ r America's Cup rival Tom Blackailei’s USA 1 1. New Zealand IV, skippered 

V sWM scores beet yes- “We nailed his tail to the Chris Dickson, recorded tl 
, terday with an buoy” was how BtackaDer de- fifth win— against America I 

■ u * w u' ii inAfjwtr AiPAr rAnrowl tiara nihoM l«!« •mini nmn rti«mk thra f«\n • 


By John Good body 


. White -Tbe day’-s most excrtiiK race. 

Crusader's crew however, was the Californian 
put a shine bade derby between Dennis Conner’s 
on their Stars and Stripes and his great 
America's Cup rival Tom Blackailei’s USA 1 1. 
scores beet yes- “We nailed his tail to the 
terday with an buoy” was how BlackaDer de- 


scores beet yes- 
terday with an 


m ... terday wnn an buoy was how BlackaSer de- 

m - w easy victory over scribed the start, when his twin- 

ChaDenge France — the troubled ruddered yacht left Conner 


French boat which has yet to 
record a win in the initial round- 
robinseries off Fremantle. 

. Crusader's margin of. victory 
—'4mm 76sec'-£,w«iilis widest 
of the .. day, : svmg' ‘natpld 
Cudmore ana his'crew' a timely 
morale-booster for today's en- 


trailing by 34 seconds. The lead 
was extended to 55 seconds at 
the weather marie, and three 
seconds more on the following 

ni ff, 

V However; Conner 'and his 
crew, tme of ihe most experi- 
enced . match-racing teams 


counter with the : much stiffer assembled here in Fremantle. 


competition of . French Kiss. 

Racing in the lightest con- 
ditions experienced- so for, 


made most of the six to 10 knot 
wildly-shifting breeze on the 
next beat. They hauled in 38 


Cbdmorettedh^rooltiemae^ 

^ mark, then rounded the final 

the French boat trailing by 25 


the French boat trailing by 25 
seconds across the line. It was a 
ileadextended to a decisive 2mm 


pic course, shortened to 18 
miles, just 24 seconds adrift. 

- Tbe two" yachts then tacked 


In the other races. Azzurra, 
backed by the Aga Khan, beat 
the 13-year-old Courageous by 
just under four minutes, while 
New Zealand IV, skippered try 
Chris Dickson, recorded then- 
fifth win— against America II— 
and now share the top of the 
table with Stars and Stripes. 

Canada U, beaten by White 
Crusader earlier in the series, 
was never seriously challenged 
by French Kiss, which looked 
■less potent- in letter- wind 
conditions than those experi- 
enced earlier in the week. 

RESULTS 

HEAT T: Sara and Stripes (US). 2Hr 48 
min 9seo M USA (US), Waning 

■wan: fisec. 

HEAT % Canada R KC2 (Can). 23843 M 
French Kiss F7 (fir), 240& Waning 
margin: 1mm 42mc. 

t£AT2 ttafla 17 (W 2S257 » Heart of 
America USS1 ((g) 257KXL Wknieg 


mamki: 4:03. 
HEAT4: White 


.icaiaicuucu wnutMUvcMuiu __j 

:• ■ \ _ shift mine wind aDbwed Conner 
piereaft^, foe -French, vdm ^ ^055. fractionally ahead of 
only managed la sailibmboM Blackailer, jusr yards from the 
on;- three occasions before it finish line. 


K24(GB)S 

ht Challenge Ranee F8 (Ft) 24034. 
Winning mvghl: 4:16. 

HEAT £ New £Utand KZ7fNa235i1 bt 
America B US46 (US) 2062L W i nning 
mrain; f:Q5. 

HEAT 6: ASW1B HO ft) 24348 W 
Courageous IV US28 (US) 247 J3B WBh 
uing maigiR 253. 

LEAOfNQ POSITIONS 

Wins Osteats 

Mew Zealand rv 5 0 

Stare and Stripes S 0 

French Kfas 3 2 

America C 3 1 

CanedaB 3 2 

WhMoCnnador 3 2 

Eagle 2 2 

Heart at America —2 3 

Haifa . 2 2 

USA 1 4 

Azzurra IB 1 4 

Courageous IV 0 4 

Challenge France 0 4 

TODAY’S RACES 
Write Crusader v French Mss; Eagle v 
Azzurra; Heart of America v USA; America 
D v Courageous IV: Canada fl v ttaSac 
Chalenge France v Stars and Stripes. 

BADMINTON 


| 24348 bt 
2*7.39 win- 


arrived in JPerth last month, 
might as well have hauled down 
their sails in surrender, fo r the 
gap progressively widened until 
it looked as if they were in 
another race. 


The call was so dose that 
Conner's tactician, Tom 
Whidden. called on his skipper 
to decide for himself whether or 
not to go for tbe gap. If he had 
done so and the two boats had 


The only other ch al le n ger to collided, then Conner would 
have been beaten by a margin have risked defeat on a protest. 


wider - than four minutes yes- Yet in an inspired piece of 
terday was Heart of America, judgement that ™rtc great 
skippered by Buddy . Melges, sailors from good ones,, be 
who gave the Italia Syndi c a t e grasped the opportunity, 
their second win so fair *Tm The finger- wide gap between 
haying trouble getting my'tao- the- two boats as they crossed 
tician up to speed,” Melges was sufficient to give Stars and 
joked about bis crew's less than Stripes a six-second winning 
promising start in these trials. margin. 


RUGBY LEAGUE 


Not since Don Bradman 
played his last Test innings in 
1948 has the Keunington Oval 
staged a sports event of such 
aente sentimentality for 
Australians. 

On Sunday, Knee DouH, 
nicknamed ’’The Flying 
Doormat”, win play his last 
game in Australian Rules Foot- 
ball — for Carlton against North 
Melbourne, in the Courage Cup. 
Fans will be crying Into their 
lagers aU the way back to Earl's 
Court after this special invita- 
tion game hi London. 

Doml not his nickname -he- 
canse histone locks used to flow 
oat behind faun wu* time he 
jumped foar feet off the ground 
to catch the ball. Now aged 36, 
be is as bald as Marvin Hagler 
on top and ranch of the remain- 
ing bur is grey. Yet the image 
remains. “I have added a beard 
to compensate for bahtness T ”he 
says. 

Donll has played 357 games 
since 1969, the third highest 
ever in the sport. His secret, 
says television commentator Loa 
Richards, who gave him the 
nickname, is drat he is a self-, 
motivator. 


Australians get down Mixed fortune 
to serious business JP r .P_ ok f_ in _. 


ombe Wanderers were starting Richard Walden, their experi- 
to believe that the race for this enced defender, also leaving to 
season's VauxhaU-Opd League join Basingstoke last month, 
championship was developing ramborough have had to make 
into a private duel between a number of changes, 
themselves, receni events will 

have radically changed their Simon Read , a prolific goal 
thinking. scorer for Wycombe in recent 

_ . _ , seasons, has strengthened the 

Fain boro ugh Town, who sur- auack and Pca^. has been 
pnsed everyone Ian srason by particularly pleased with the 
finishing thud in their first year form 0 f two new midfield 
in the premier division, have pi ayers . Steve Scott, a former 


By KeMi Macklin 


The. Australian tourists yes- squad - an indication of the 
terday sandwiched their official seriousness with which .the Kan- 
press conference and photocaJJ . garoos are treating the match, 
between two vigorous moniing - The Captain is the tour skrp- 
and afternoon training sessions, per Wally Lewis, and only two 
The Kangaroos have been players have yet' to win mter- 
warned that their match at national caps, the young for- 
Wigan on Sunday could turn out wards Paid Sironen and Bob 
to be the toughest of the tour, Lindner, 
and within hours of arriving at . The players made it clear that 
their hotel in Leeds on Wednes- they did not wish to be coin- 
day. they were out on a nearby pared with or weighed against 
pitch throwing the ball about, the achievements of the 1982 
getting their land legs and party who won everything in 
planning moves for Sunday's sight to set up an all-time record, 
game. -“We wduld-like to' equal that 

The same dedicated training record, said the experienced 
programme wUJ again be earned scrum baffPeier Sterling, but we 

out today by : this ybung . don't want to upset odr game 
Australian squad, who contain : worrying about what ihey did in 
within their ranks .only five _1982.” .. . _ 

players who have toured Great Australian team; G Jack; u 
Britain os previous occaaonii 

The team announced for bun- • NtaW ing. p sroran. N dad. R Lia**r. 
day is virtually an international . Subs&Mes: Tiamb, l DavMsan. 

Stockport to try again 

1 • Stockport County football Crooks was suspended for four 


— — Masters draw 

' Helen Troke. England’s Euro- 
squad — an indication of the I*® 1 * singles . champion, was 
seriousness with which .the Kan- &oth # optimistic and dis- 
garoos are treating the match. ■ appointed after yesterday s draw 
The Captain is the tour skip- for the British Airways Masters 


per Wally Lewis, and only two 
players have yet io win inter- 
national caps, the young for- 
wards Paid Sironen and Bob 
Lindner. 

. The players made it clear that 
they did not wish to be com- 
pared with or weighed against 
the achievements of the 1982 
party who won everything in 
sight to set up an all-Ume record. 

-“We wduld-like to' equal that 
record, said the experienced 
scrum balfPeier Sterling, but we 


tournament at the Albert Hail 
starting on October 24. 

The 21-year-old from 
Southampton has been seeded 
No 2 behind Sumiko Kitada, of 
Japan but Miss Troke has an 
outstanding chance, for she is in 
the easier half of the draw. 

Miss Troke’s biggest threat 
could come from her scheduled 
semi- final opponent and the 
third seed nteog Yu Li. of 
China. 

.. Miss Troke said: “I haven't 
played Yu JLi since the 1985 
German Open when she beat me 
but she has 1 lost to Kirsten 
Larsen of Denmark several 
times recently so she must be 
beatable. 

Sieve Baddeley, who with- 
drew from this week's German 
Open with ankle ligament trou- 
ble; hopes to-be fit for the 
Masters. 

He faces a potential second 


dub are making a second air. matches and will miss Hull's I round -match with the talented 


tempt to join the Rugby League, Yorkshire' 
just five months after their first;- Gistlefond. 
approach was turned down Les Boy 
(Keith Macklin writes). Roy Dicki 

The former Swinton director, each • sus 
Mike Mars! and. who is foe. matches, t 
principal backer of the plan. Helens for 

r uu;. am ftamniiwri IO gw 'Ivm 


Yorkshire' Cup final 
Castldbrd on Saturday. 

Les Boyd of Waning* 
Roy Dickinson of Halift 


with Michael Kjeidsen. of Denmark, 
followed by a quarter-final with 
m arid Eddy Kurqiawan of Indonesia, 
t were Baddeley is in the same half of 


each suspended Tor two the draw as his friend and rival 
matches, but Andy Platt, the St -Monen - Bust, of Denmark. 


Helens -forward, was- found not seeded two. behind 
guilty. 'Less lucky -were three Sugiarto. of- Indonesia. 


takes. *• . 

• At yesterday’s disciplinary 
committee hearing Sieve 

Japanese inove 

Tokyo (AP) - Officials' of the 


were suspended for Six. six and 
four matches respectively. 


The English national cham- 
pion. Darren Hall of Essex, 
plays joint third seed, Misbun 
Sidpk, of Malaysia. 


beaten both leading dubs on professional with Queen's Park 
their own grounds in the last feangers. and Neil Norman, 
three weeks and are now level signed from Tooting and 
on points with Wycombe, who Mitcharo. 
are second. Yeovil lead the table 

by mo points. Despite their success, 

Wycombe began the sttson l 

FiSbiSSS? 1 mck^ihrir about 300 and even if were 
but “BL to win the league. Pearce doubts 

i Whether the dub. formed only 

crowd of more than 1,100. Since ,g ___ are 

then Wycombe have lost twice promotion lo ihe GM Vauxhall 
and drawn once. Conference. A £50,000 exten- 

Yeovil were undefeated in 1 1 sion to the clubhouse is cur- 
games before Wednesday, when renily being built, but several 
a crowd of 2352 saw them lose more improvements would be 
2-1 at home to Fam bo rough, needed to siage Conference 
Gerry Gow. the Yeovil man- footbalL 

items in the last year could Lj® J2, 1 ^ 0 lhe fc “’ 

easily have gone the other way. pearce saia - 
Ted Pearce. Farnborough’s • Northwich Victoria, the GM 
manager for the last 17 years, Vauxhall Conference dub. are 
said yesterday: " told ray hoping to sell their ground to a 
players before the game that the development company and to 
atmosphere in the ground would share a new stadium with their 
either frighten or motivate Mu ,u part logic neighbours; 
them. Some teams go to Yeovil Wilton Albion. The two clubs 
and allow the atmosphere to get P^ n share Wmon s ground 
to them, but we seem to thrive *™ m lhe 512,1 °* nexl season. 

on • South Liverpool, of the 

Fambo rough have climbed to Multipart League, have dis- 
third place despite losing titetr missed Cliff Roberts, their man- 
fim two games of the season, ager. following a dispute over 
Pearce put the poor start partly dub policy. Barry Whitbread, 
down to the loss in the summer the assistant manager, has been 
of Tommy Jones, the dub's star put in temporary charge. 


TODAY’S FIXTURES 


Gray starts ban A promise kept 


Mick Lyons, the Grimsby 


u p my speea - u*« Japanese Government dis- • Andy Gray, the Crystal Palace Town manager, kept a promise 
,i -harpt lhere and take U. lur bed bv Japan's poor showing forward, starts a two match ban to Mick Jones, manager of 
“S ) d on 'i want to stand foere jn recent Anan Games m ttmj0r row after being sem off Halifox Town, made two weeks 


l' 1 Mini io .land itiere 
ySiarh^Susneraddnd 
/ ’ o, . v who has won 15 of his 18 
outs. ,nd ^|jfn^d’ n for e the 

rBrtoSfl-B 

Idsfo^Holm® _ 


id we rev™* 

Seoul, have agreed on the need 
to promote athletics among the 
country's young people. An 
official in the Education. Mm- 
istrv said thai there had been a 
move lowands more Govero- 
ment support for sport. 


against Reading and will miss 
the visit, to Leeds. Anton' 
Otulakowski should have recov- 
ered from injury in time to be 
the likely replacement. 


afternoon to release Neil Mat- 
thews, a forward, to Halifox on a 
month’s loan. He had heard. of 
ihe? fourth' division club's diffi- 
culties Orf and off the field and 
told Jones he would help him 


FOOTBALL 
Fourth division 
Crewe v Orient (750) 

Hartlepool v Hereford (6.45) 
Southend v Colchester (7.45) 
SOUTHERN JUNIOR FLOODLIT CUR 
Chariton v Luton (7.15)- 

OTHEfi SPORT 

EQUESTRIANISM: Horse of ttw Year 

Show (al Wembley Arana). 
qolr woman's British Open (at Royal 
BlrfccMet London amateur fouraomea (m 
Berioftre). 


HOCKEY: World Cup tot Wflesden) 

SNOOKER: TwmenB UK Open: PreBnrt* 
nary rounds (at selected Coral Ctrt» tn 
Bury. Manchester. NawtonJe-Wlows. 
Merseyside. Worcester. Leicester. 
Sefton. Merseyside). 

SQUASH RACKETS: South of England 
Open tournament (Brighton SRC). 

TABLE tennis: s»ga national top-12 
toumamaru (ai Soham Sports Centre. 
CamonogesMe). 

tennS: Hetuga Assoaavon national 
chamomnslup- ftnais (sJTulf ora Racquet 
and Fitness Centre). 


SPORT 


HOCKEY 


More authority is 
England’s need 


By Sydney Friskin 


the six 
teams in group 
B resume their 
World Cup 
challenge at 
Wiilesden to- 
day England have a little lime to 
plan their strategy for the two 
remaining group A matches, the 
results of which, will decide 
whether or not they qualify for 
the semi-finals on October I S. A 
little uneasiness has crept in 
after Wednesday's 1-0 defeat by 
the Soviet Union. 

England showed little mid- 
field authority in the match 


it should not be long before they 
do. They play Poland today. 

India are at the bottom of the 
table witihiut a win in twti 
matches and they tace Canada 
texiay withrai Pargat Singh, 
their stalwart defi'nder. who has 
been suspended for one match 
after being sent off m Tuesday's 
turbulent game against Spain, in 
the physical and mental sense 
India seem a spent force, ihe 
proximity of the Asian Games 
and the World Cup having 
temporarily destroyed their 
game. Pakistan wen? similarly 


field authority in the match affected but they arrived in 
against Argentina, which they London two days 'before India, 
managed to win 2-1. and suil Australia, with their inborn 
less in the .game against the fitness and an abundance of 


Sad farewell for an 
Australian idol 


“He does not have to ban 
some shrink Mowing in his eu 
each week. He is an idol is 
Australia, fair but ragged." 

Australian Rnles demands 
both size — one player, Justin 
Madden, is 6ft 9in, while several 
weigh well over 15st — and 
immense stamina and mobility. 
Games can often last two hoars 
because extra time is added on 
for stoppages and play is very 
open. 

DoulLa full back, has a rangy 
buBd ax 6ft tin and 14st and is 
renowned for his kicking as well 
as his jumping. 

The game is semi-pro- 
fessioiiaL but Doull has a MS- 
time job as a clerk, training five 
times a week with the chib tu 
prepare for Saturday. Players 
concentrate on their need to 
sprint 10 lo 12 metres very 
quickly and build np stamina by 
running up the steps of grand- 
stands with packs on their 
backs. 

The high kicking brings many 
mid-air collisions. So why has 
Doull lasted so long? “1 have 
had no really serious hguries,” 
he says with a smile. 


Soviet L'nion. who probably 
took, stock of England's reliance 
on quick tweaks and promptlv 
set up a number of disruptive 
barriers. 

Panic set in and three 
substitutions in the forward 
tine, though made b> England at 
the right time, were of no avail 
without creative support from 
behind. Tomorrow England 
will face a Pakistan side that 
sudden !> sprang io life with 
three gnats in the last five 
minutes to beat New Zealand 5- 
3 after falling behind three 
times. 

That transformation could 
well be a tonic for Rikislan to 
pljv a rousing game against 
England. This will be a different 
type of match in the sense that 
Pakistan do not put their first 
trust in defence as the Russians 
do. 

There will be an even more 
demanding match for England 
on Monday against The Nether- 
lands. now at the top nt' the table 
with six points from three 
matches, a state of prosperity 
which England might have en- 
joyed had they beaten the 
Russians. They never looked 
like doing so. 

This is not to say that they 
cannot beat the Dutch, as weU as 
they may be playing at the 
moment, with Tom van'l Hek 
stamping his authority in mid- 
field and popping up at the most 
unexpected places. 

Itnprovizaiion is a special qual- 
ity of Dutch hockey and En- 
gland could do with a link 
variety in their own play. 

New- Zealand, with three de- 
feats behind them, have no hope 
of reaching the semi-finals but 
Argentina and the Soviet Union 
still believe they have a chance, 
as do England and Pakistan. 
One more point should see The 
Netherlands through. 

In group B Poland would 
have been on top if they had 
only beaten Canada. Instead, 
they were held goalless and are 
in third place behind Australia 
and Spain. West Germany, with 
two points from two matches, 
have yet to achieve a victory but 


skill, have' an outstanding 
chance of reaching the semi- 
finals. They. West Germany, 
Poland and Spain are all un- 


Group A 

Nether- 
lands 
England 
USSR 
Argentina 
Pakistan 
New Zea- 
land 


PWDLF APte 

3 3 0 0 4 1 6 
3 2 0 1 5 3 4 
3 2 0 1 2 1 4 
3 1 0 2 4 4 2 
3 1 0 2 7 8 2 

3 0 0 3 4 9 0 


beaten and Spain may hjve a 
belter chance of survival than 
most people think. 

Peter Doji, of New Zealand, 
and Qasim Zia. of Pakistan, 
head the !:st of scorers, each 
with three goals. 

The total attendance for the 
three matches at Wilkwdcn on 
Wednesday was 8.2(H). The 
customers probably saw the best 
goal of the lounumcnt so for 
when Peter Daji gave New 
Zealand ihe lead against Paki- 
stan shortly before the interval. 
Not often does one see a goal 
scored with such grace and case 
from a reverse- hit Dap's sleight 
of hand could earn him a place 
in any world XV. 

One of the more memorable 
moments was provided bv 
Stefan Blochcr. the West Ger- 
man centre forward, when he 
wove neat patients on the 
artificial turf to set up a chance 
tor Thomas Reck to level ihe 
score at 1-1 against Australia. It 
was a masterpiece of stkkwork 
and control at high speed and 
the match ended in a 2-2 draw. 

Scan Kcrly’s first goal against 
New- Zealand on Saturday taken 
on the run have kept people 
talking and Ignatio Escude’s 
goal lor Spain against India 
from a short corner will linger in 
the memory. His scoop from the 
top of the circle sped past a host 
of Indian defenders and landed 
high in the net/ 

TODAY’S MATCHES: Poland v w*s 
Germany (130): Australia v Spam (430): 
Canada vma (830)- 


England’s captain will 
lead Great Britain 


By Joyce Whitehead 

Barbara Hambly, the England their club 
captain, has been selected to on Sunday 
lead Great Britain, with Violet Stafford; 
McBride, Northern Ireland's Park to i 
only representative m the team. Shropshire 
vice-cap uin. The squad will are at ho 
rehearse again this weekend at Hereford 
LiiteshaiL . Gloucester 

County teams are out m force Cambridge 
this weekend, seeking experi- gufor tour 
ence of playing' in other tern- Common c 


their club tournament at Rugby 
on Sunday. 

Staffordshire travel to Rowley 
Park to play Cheshire while 
Shropshire and Worcestershire 
are at home to West teams, 
Hereford in Bridgnorth and 
Gloucestershire ar Bourn vj lie. 
Cambridge are staging a trian- 
gular tournament at Coldharti 
Common oil Sunday when their 


NON-LEAGUE FOOTBALL 

Farnborough fliers are 
stealing the show 

By Patti Newman 

If Yeovil Town and Wyo- player, to Weymouth. With 
ombe Wanderers were starting Richard Walden, their experi- 


tories as theyprepare for county ■ opponents will be Lincolnshire 
championship matches which ' and Derbyshire. 


Richard Walden, their experi- 
enced defender, also leaving to 
join Basingstoke Iasi month, 
Farnborough have had to make 
a number of changes. 


start on October 26 and in 
characteristic fashion some 
counties arc making a mini tour 
of iL 

Cornwall are making a 600- 
mile round trip to play North- 
amptonshire at Sydney Road, 
Bedford tomorrow and then 
play Oxford at Gosfond Hill 
SchooL Kidlingron on Sunday. 

Nottinghamshire are going 
east to play Huntingdonshire 
tomorrow and” Norfolk on Sun- 
day. Warwickshire also go east 
to play Suffolk but return to play 


• Essex have a new plan this 
season. They have a squad of 3 1 
players instead of a first and 
second squad. This, on paper, is 
going to mean much organiza- 
tion before each match as there 
are seven players from Red- 
bridge and Ilford, two from 
Southend, two from Billericay. 
two from Clacton and one from 
Bishop's SiortfonL Colchester, 
Havering. Harlow. Whiieliff, 
Gillingham (Dorset) and Sandy 
Lister from Ipswich with il 
from Chelmsford. 


SCHOOLS RUGBY 


Sherborne triumphant 
in awe-inspiring start 


By Michael Stevenson 


Sherborne 


two conversions. Kilt kicked a 


marvellous start to the new penalty, and a conversion. 


season, beating Bishop 
Wordsworth's School (40-0). 
Bryans! on (48-12). and Canford 


(3 1 -6k having already won the conversions. 


Wrekin’s points Came from tries 
by-Moulc and Ford; Jackson 
kicked a 1 penalty- and two 


Douai Festival. But they met 
stern opposition on Tuesday 
when they visited Christ's Col- 
lege, Brecon. 

Two excellent sides provided 


Thirteen oClast year's success- 
ful side turned out for ihe Old 
Boys against St Bees; with only 
two of that side returning, a Iff- 
10 draw was a triumph for the 


a wonderfol match, which was schooL There were also victories 
won (8-3) by Sherborne, and against Gfaudeswiek by (19-4), 
decided by the excellence of the Keil, Dumbarton (42-0). and 
Sherborne's back-row and the Ring William's College, (IQM) 
explosive talent of their flanker (46-3). Their only ioss.was 4-18 
and try-scorer. Morion. Lloyd- to Sedbergh* whose superior 
Jones kicked a penally for the power proved irresistible. 


losers, and Finch for Sherborne. A recent narrow defeat for 
Kim Norken. Christ's coach. RGS Guildford 
was full of praise for the referee. Craoleieb ( 10-9) was touawea 


Don H ughes. by an good win against the other 

Klim's Worcester have lost six Royal Grammar Schools of 
only once, to Christ's Brecon (8- England to celebrate the official 
6 l but obtained good wins opening of their new. sports 
against Queen Mary's, Walsall, complex. RGS Guildford won 
19-12. and King Henry VIII, (30-12) in a fluid, attractive 
Coventry (13-7). Their victory contest, 
over Warwick on Saturday will Harrow, an outstanding side 
probably have given them most _ last year, survived a couple of 
satisfaction. In a closer match demanding encounters and 
than the score suggests, they remain unbeaten in five 
won by 16-6. matches. Against Rugby, they 


than the score suggests, they remain unbeaten in five 
won by 16-6. matches. Against Rugby, they 

King's most recent win was were a single point down (14- 
against WYekin (29-1 5k this 1 5) with five minutes to go. but 
comprised tries from Rogers (2), won (21-15). Against Bedford. 
Thompson. Richardson, and they registered a creditable away 


Duncan, who also contributed win by 16-10. 








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FOOTBALL 



s grasp 




"Cary linekerwill return to 
England next week to piny 
against Northern 'Ireland' in 
the European Championship 
at Wembley a slightly wiser 
and more aware player than-.be 
already- was before He joined 
Barcelona £om Eveiion. 


From David Miller, Madrid 

matches" Jjinefcer said, smil- 
ingly at ease in die dressing 
room after his Erst experience 
of Real’s' lair Venables has 
lost only one : match, in nine 
against the- Casti Ilian -enemy. 
“They come at you, hard out 
here, and sometimes it's off 


, -r- He may -well score the goals the. ball,, y/hereas in .England 
which, will.--' help Terry- it's somehow harder but 


able challenges -roused " $ ie 
temper of Real V passionate 
crowd, especially a -charge On 
their . new ■ goalkeeper Jhiyo 
from Seville when the bail had 
already run dead.- ■ 
Hughes .says" the referees 
misunderstand .his enthu- 
siasm. “Ifl didn't play the way 
1 tfo,- there’s. no point in my 


Venables recapture the Span-, faircr.in a * different .sort of beiUR on the' Ditch.** he $ai<L 

,tk Imahad'tU -namalraia uhv" ISnAlrw aw t _ r. 


ish Ieagueiitle.-Barcelona.Iead 
Real by: a point after eight 
matches and currently look 
the more assured side. •* 

Whether Lineker, as fresh 
and spontaneous in his dis- 
cussions of the game the 
field as he is on it can End 
that intuitive understanding 
with Mark Hughes/ which will 
revive memories of TCocsis 
and Kubala of old. must tie 
doubted on the evidence of a 
dour draw, with .Real on 
/Wednesday- night in the 

Bm ia hpn riflrfnirq .... .. 

The -transition for Hughes 
from the more predictable 
environs of the English game 
is. 1 fancy, going to be a far 
more testing experience for 
both his technique and his 
personality. 

Barcelona, having squan- 
dered their home advantage in 
last season's European Clip 
final in. Seville — where the 
pilch was, J understand, scan- 
dalously narrowed' "by ; four 
yards 1 to.’ iaccommodate 
advertising "boards' for tele- 
-vison — wereamoreimagi- 
native side than Real: 

; certainly until a stupid penalty 
r conceded by Julio Alberto on 
j-Butragueno and scored ' by 
-Hugo Sanchez checked 
'-Barcelona’s flow and con- 
-.fide nee following a fifth 
. minute goal by Pedroza. 

Lineker moved like a 
. Springbok aD the matcb.'.lithe 
.and alert, and more ^graceful 
■foarfwas Archibald. 


way" Lineker says: 

• Yfet he received' only a 
moderate service from mid- 
field and. Hide support from 
Hughes.- Barcelona are far 
from being the threat they 
were two seasons ago with 
Schuster, a difficult man to 
replace; such players as 
Pedraza, Roberto .(signed 
from. Valencia) Esteban, Mar- 
cosand the tenacious captain 
Victor are lacking, in fantasy in 
midfield. =• 

Hughes,- 1. suspect, .is. also 
lacking, -as yet a realization of 
what is required in this more 
sophisticated level of the game 
than he mostly experienced at 
hpme.’He'has more space in 
the middle of the field, but has 
not found what to do with fr. 

“It's different, because the 
game isn't packed into 20 
yards either, side of the half- 
way line" be says^ “Instead, 
it's more crowded around the 
penalty area,' and it's harder to 
get behind .the defenders. The 


yet he looked a tittle overawed 
by the swarm of media and 
cameramen who crow d ed .the 
dressing room area after -‘the 
match, as they do.- in Italy or 
the United Staes or any 
sporting country * less 
sanctimonious than the 
British. 


The danger , for Hughes is 
that a continuation .of . his 
attitude may lead :to periods 
involuntarily- spent, off the 
pitch. There’s more to .switch- 
ing from Old Tcafford to:Nou 
Camp than a matter Of £2 
million... 


Leo Beenhakker; Real’s new 
and relatively. unknown man- 
ager from The. Netherlands, 
has a - job- oh bis bands to 
main tain the dub's prestige, 
not least in the forthcoming 
European Cnp encounter with 
Juventus, even if the Italians 
at the raom&at bave their own 
sizeable problems. - - 


marking is tougher, because Beenhakkerva former youth 
defenders can afifenL to dive coach with -'teyfindoris and 

Ajax, unexpectedly got his 
chance, "when promoted lo 
handle the Ajax senior team in 
1980, won the championship, 
and moved to Zaragoza. From 


t “£xn Jcaming-.'more.how to- 


'.play against a; sweeper, which 
ijs What you ;cbme up against 
:«1I the time in international 


in, with, the safety of a sweeper 
(il .they miss),: 50 that if you 
can keep your feet .you have a 
half chance of a run at goal". 

Hughes admits to the need 
to be more aware in the 
Spanish game, because of 
being at times more -isolated 
up front. Yet quite apart from 
his integration within the 
team, it must .privately give 
some concern to Venables that 
Hughes' physical -provocation 
of opponents and 'referees is 
already well noted- He has two 
bookings, one against' Real. 

Many pointless, unprofit- 


ihere he moved' back lo The 
Netherlands and. when, last 
spring, he was about to be 
offered the ! post with the 
Dutch national team, was 
flattered to find him$elf ap- 
proached by Ramon Men-, 
doza.- the chairman who set : 
about restoring Red's reputa- 
tion two seasons ago. It re-; 
mains -to be ‘sera the 

flattery is justified. .. . 


Cardiff braced for 
visit of Chelsea 


Whitehurst 
for sale 


* By Clive White . 

*. ..Supporters, gf Luumw.Toimi — 
c. iri spirit as well as irreality 
» : will have appreciated a subtle 
l irony in the Littiewoods -Cup 
" third round draw yesterday. * 

CardlfTCity. who gained a bye 


an average.ef 2^GQ, are policed 
by .one -th^peeunv two^sergeants 
add four constables.' Against 
Chelsea, life fourth' division dub 
expect about 1SJOQO.' the. vast 


Newcastle United have transfer- 
listed their - £220,000 striker 
Billy Whrteh first following their 
Littlewoods .Cup exit at the 
hands of second division Brad- 
ford City oh -'Wednesday nighu 
-WfMietmret ;madc an obscene 
gesture' tq ihe crowd after being: 
substicuted during the second 
mid- RnssdJ Cushing, gen- 


to this stage because of Luton's the cMtaLGuififfsaid they 

. >• 


thTSs?:. 


refusal to admit the Welsh dub's 
i supporters, or those of any ofeer 
club, to Kenilworth Road this 
‘season, will be visited by Chel- 
sea. whose own fans have helped 
provide the strongest evidence 
„■ in favour of LutOlT5_ stand 
against hooliganism. 

As .'a' result. ,t$e . ’tyelsh dub, 
• who have problems of a similar 
natbre. are ’ planning .q major 
police operation to handle the 
. . crowd at Ninian Park on Octo- 
ber 28. "We will be in ihepublic 
eye after the Luton business." 
said Ron Jones, the club's 
managing director. "Fate has 
thrown us together with Chel- 
sea. It’s a challenge, but we can 
handle the situation. 


would mount a police operation 
similar to the one at Ninian 
Park last season for the crucial 


Third round draw 

Arsona! v Manchester City. . . 


Btedtord CHy yP ortumwBt 
Cambriil uft -UMjjH 


ltd v Ipswich Town ; 
Cardiff dty v Chattel . 
Charttrin r OPR 


Covertly City v 06fisn AthMic 
Crystal raised fc Nottnoham Fan 
Darby Ooonty vAttonVRta 


i Forest- 

Ditfbv OoUfitV \ 

EvSrtonssSflWd Wedheedhy 
Liverpool V Leicester City 
Manchester Utd * T “ — 

Neteridi CHy v Walsall of I 
Oxford Utd v Sheffield tfid 
Shrewsbury Town v HuU 


Tcrttenh a inHoteprer w M m U nflli m CHy 


Watford v West 

Tas to Ob played week comnenay Oct 

27 


“The Steps we rake to handle 
. Chd sea fans will be extreme. 
The police bill will be. high, but 
it's a small price to pay for the 
freedom Of . fans .to attend away 
matches." Whether or hoi .the 
local police agree With those 
sentiments, the Luton force will 
be relieved they will not have to 
„ handle a visit from Chelsea 
• supporters. - 

’!■ When Cardiff and Chelsea 
last met. in a second division 
--. fixture three seasons ago. the 
London dub’s followers, by 


World - Cup qualifying tie be- 
tween Wales and Scotland. Mr 
Jones cited this occasion as 
proof of their ground's security 
capabilities. • • . : 

The draw kept apart the 
-leading dubs. Liverpool. 

Evenon. ' Manchester ' United, 

Tottenham Hotspur and Arse-_ pive , h _: r 
nal are all drawn at home, as the linn hm - 
competition reverts to a straight iuuu,u vv 
knock-out format without 
seedings. Seven of the 1 1 suryiv- 


reniiy bottom of division one, 
said in a statement yesterday 
that he had been disciplined and 
put up for sale. 

Whitehurst, bought from Hull 
City Iasi December, has failed to 
score a god in eight league and 
cun matches. 

• Tottenham’s Gary Mabbutl 
reported fit for duty at 'dub 
^training. yesterday alter Spend- 
ing: Wednesday , night fading 
unwell m a Hertfordshire hos- 
pital, and missing bis -team's 
Littlewoods Cup match -against 
Barnsley. The England inter- 
national, who was recalled fin- 
next week's European 
Championship game against 
Northern Ireland, said he felt 
fine after extra training and 
vowed to play at Liverpool on 
Saturday.. He added that the 
illness was caused by a cold, and 
not directly related to' his 
diabetes. 

MabbunV teara-mafc Rich- 
aid Gough 'bad .stitches- inseted 
into a cut wrist, anti-may seek 
permission to wear a protective 
cast at -Anfield. Spurs will- also 
latest signing, 
jiao international 
striker Nice Qaesen; his club 
debut now he has been cleared 


GOLF: RYDER CUP AND WALKER CUP MEN FIGHT OUT THE G 




Driving 

down 


memory 

lane 

ByJofrn Hennessy 


Omrse for celebration: veterans Panton (left), Lucas and Bradshaw* celebrate their birthdays at the place they taw 1 * test. 

Miss New back on course 

By Mftehdl Platts 


TENNIS 


First round 
victory to 
McEnroe 


. ing second division teams were - 2?*^.,. .. .. • - 

r Cardiff-sown admission, caused ' drawn away. Crystal Palace, the - • A P™ “onto me directors oi 
tiw* ivnr«i rm»iH nmKipnw . leaders, picked out the plum of Athlepc urging them 

ihe robnd - a home tie against 
Nottingham Forest; their first 
division counterparts. 


them the worst crowd problems 
/ they suffered that season. 

.* Normally. • Cardiff’s home 
' matches, which are watched by 


Newcastle under fire 


.' Mourned police were forced 
into action to disperse a 5Q0-" 
strong mob outside St James’s 
Park when angry supporters 
expressed their ra as at the latest 
of Newcastle United’s cup 
shocks on Wednesday night. 

De&piie a 75th-minuu goal 
from Glenn Rocder. their cap- 
tain. Newcastle never looked 
like making up a two-goal deficit 
created by Bradford City iri their • 
second round, second-leg' 
Littlewoods Clip tie. 

. Newcastle have a long history 1 
or losing to leams in lower 

divisions and the long-suffering ' 
supporters chan led “Sack the 
Board." During the -game Billy. 
Whitehurst, a -forward, was 
**■ jeered -and he responded with an • 

— obscene -gesture -when he was 

T, substituted. 

i; --The result indicates -a grim 
'i'. immediate future for Willie 
, McRiuL the manager, whose 
£-'lcara are at the foot of the first 
ir; division.. 

One manager on the upward 
•r path is Billy McNeill, of Aston . 
— Villa. His team made it four. 

cpnsecutive*- unbeaten games 
;■ since his arrival with a 4-1 win 


to actively consider a return to 
The Valley received 4,000 sig- 
natures six .days after it. was 
published in a local south-east 
tendon- newspaper. Charlton- 
moved from the ground to share 
with Crystal Palace' at Sellvurst 
over Beading. It was his first ■ Park last season. 
home match in charge, since. § Litton Town are in dangeror 
raking oyer from Graham losing "two forwards "in 


Turner and the highlight was a 
couple of goals from Gray, who 
hobbled off near the end. 

Manchester City made heavy 
weather of impressing their 
supposed superiority over 
Southend, of the fourth division. 
The opening goal of the two legs 
did not arrive until the first 


Saturday’s first division game 
against Norwich. Mick Harford.' 
who has only just recovered 
from a knee problem that ruled 
him out all season, is doubtful - 
following an attack of 
tendonitis - which has nothing 
to do with the earlier injury- 
and 1 fellow- striker Brian Stein 


*■ 


minuie of the second half wjien' ^ ' completes - a two-tn.atch 

Simpson broke the deadlocks -suspension;;.. ; 

City - winning .2^ only, their •Former Huddersfield -Town 
second victory in 24 games. - ; player' Terty -Curren. 31, may ; 

Brightonwent 1-0 down at Pfay-for Hull City: at Derby 
Nottingham Foresrafwnrscore-: . County— on Samiday after his 
.less first leg and -then knew it plaiK-.to play for Greek Club 


was not their night when 
Digweed. the goalkeeper, gashed 
an eye so badly that he had to' 
come off. Gatling took over and 
conceded a couple of goals, 
including a penalty when - he 
brought down Pearce, who 
scored with the spot kidc. 

HoddJe scored two contrast- 
ing goals ‘- short and long range 
— for Tottenham' Hotspar. bis 
first successes of the season, as 
Barns leywere beaten 5-3. 


Panionosfell through. HuU have 
also made an undisclosed bid* 
for Liverpool left back' Gary 
Ablen. - who has played four 
games on loan with them. ' ■ 


• Suike City have signed former 
Ipswich. Arsenal and' England 
midfielder Brian Talbot from 
Watford for £25.000. "The move 
re-unites him- with former Ips- 
wich skipper Mick Mills, now’ 
manager of . second division 
-Stoke.- 1 ; 


XT 

9S 


WEDNESDAY’S FOOTBALL DESULTS. 


r- 


to«- 


LITTLEWOODS CUK Second mono, 

recondite Aston Vrfa A Reading, I (aga 

Mi, Chelsea 3. York, ary i (ana 3-Tf 
Leeds United 0. GUtem kfoksttc 2- 
JL Leiceatet Coy 4. Swansea 2 (agg b-a 
_ . Lmcqtn Guy 0. Charlton Athletic 1 (agg 1- • 
4J. Manchester City 2. Southend United 1 
(egg 2-U. Nmcastie United 1. Bradford 
- Crty D froe 1-3: NbtwW) Cay 1. Pefer- ' 
— borough Oiagg l-ClNacmnham Forest 3, 
yi- Bnghton and Hove Atoon 0 (agg 3-0): 


SWwe Oty 0. Shrewsbuty 0 (agg 1-Zj: 


5- SwbxJot Town 0. Southampton Diagg 
31; Tottenham Hotspur 5. Bamslay 3 (agg 

SCQTTgH PREMER DIV1SK3N: CaHic 2. 
Hi Hearts ft Dundee United 4. Motftwweu 0: 
>e • Faflnrts 3. Aberdeen ft HanHtonO, Dundee 
3. HioamanS, Oyoebank ft St M«an 0. 


Kilmarnock ft Parbck 1. Fortar 1; Ouren- 

.ol.lhe Soutfi.l. Clyde 1 _ 

FA TROPHY: First round quafMiig 
mpfoy s : Odngieian 2. Ryhope CA l: 
Radcnffo BOrO 4. Nethortou 2\ Sattash ft. 
From 2. 

CM VAUXHAU CONFERENCE: SOStOn 
United 2, Nuneaton 1: Cheltenham 1, Bath 

t. Mgicterona 0. EnfleW 2: Scarborough 2. 

Ahnncnam 2: Weymouth 3. Barnet ft 
VAUXHALL-OPEL LEAGUE: Prantor tl- 
vtalon; Yeowf 1. Famtxnough 2. 

MULTIPART LEAGUE: Offlwestry 2. Ban- 
3: Workmgton 3. Southport 3: 
0. Macclesfield t 


Ltomftoipe 1 . fit-may Z Postponwti 
West Brom w York. ■ 1 


FTOTBALL COMBINATION: MBwat 2, 
F|*wm 1 Postponed:. Bladpool v 

Barnsley. 

GREAT MILLS WESTERN ' LEAGUE: 
■ Lwgoe cap:- Redstock 1. Badavetf A 
Chippenham 3, Csm ft Mangotefield 1, 

Ctewdon 0. Pramier dMNwMmhead 

3. 2- Rrot ArMen: Oaston- 

buty T. Keynstiatn 2. - • 


IK .YOUTH, CUP. Second dwNdytog 
round: Maidenhead 2. Uxbridge ft ' 


SWISS LEAGUE: An, A. La Chewsto- 
fWs 4: Basis 0 Grassnoppsr Zurich ft 

Laasannez.servene Geneva 2: LoeamoO.-St 

Gallen ft Lucerne & v«w 1. Nsuchatai 

Xamas 3. Wettraen l. Young Boys &■ 
Bawzoiw Z PC Zurich t. S»on3l Leading 

u. Neucftattl Xknn tBpts. Grass- 

Idea. Sen. tens. Bwtouom. Kpn. - 


SCOTTISH flRST OtVtSKW: Brechm Cffy-' 


CENTRAL L£AGtfe:FM(awMou Black- .SOOTOLS MATGICSc BrwnwooO ft John 


1. Audne 2.' DuntennSns O.'Dunfoarton 
East Fife 2. Montrose Z Morion 2. 


bugi ft.Aaon vyia 1 Ewton 7." Midties- ' ■' 

0 -SeoBod dMstan: Botm 2. . 


bnftigti 0. Second dMstan: Botwi 2. 

Notts County 2. Huddarstietd 2. Port Vale 


' Caoyem 0 imu>ngtxTOj^ 4. Aldvitiam f 


Scottsale. Arizona —Despite a 
display of unexceptional serv- 
ing, John McEnroe, The top 
seed, beat Christo ' van 
Rensbure, of Sooth Africa, 6-2, 
6-4 in the first round of the 
Scottsdale Open yesterday. 

But four American seeds fell 
to compatriots in the WCT 
tournament :• with .Paul 
Annacone.-the fifth seed, losing 
in the fina reund toJim Grabb, 

3- 6, -6^“6-3^ To -, the second, 
round; the .surtfr-sewl^ Jimmy 
Arias, bowed (aMarty Davis, : 6- 
3> 6-4.- the seventh seed, Matt 
AngFE, foist to ToddWitsken 6-2, 

4- 6. 7-5, and the eighth seed. 
Jonathan Canter, was beaten by 
Glenn Layen decker 7-6, 4-6, 6> 

McEnroe, who won grand 
prix tournaments in. Los An- 
gles and San Francisco last 
month as -his Comeback- gath- 
ered pace, needed 95 minutes to 
dispose Of yan Rfiiwbttrg. 

He got only 24: percent of his 
fifaK.aepficfcfr-ifltO:jco»ifl in the 
first set, which he £ said was 
horrendous", but wtm it 6- 

2,afeat hecalfed s ^ncredlfte." ■ 
“I can’t befieve 1 served like; 
‘that,*’ McEnroe iSaid.’mieway I* 
playsd -today is notgoingto win 
me-a^tourtianieBt.'? i *. - 
. His second roun d opponent 
will be Jaime Yzaga of Peru. 

Also advancing to the second; 
round .was- second : seed, -Tim' 
Mayotiie,'wbO showed few signs 
of fatigue- after flying -bkfc.~ the 
previous' evening from ."Bris- 
banc'^TOTtheurrilEd- Stales 
Davis Cup'trara Tost |o-Austrar 
lia at the weekend. 

. .. NfayoHe - disposed .of. bis 
comgitriotv Marcel Freeman, 6- 

Third seed Kevin Curren and 
fourth seed David Pate, both 
Americans, also won second 
round matches against 
compatriots. Curren beat Scon 
Davis 6-4, 7-6. while Pate won 
6-4, 6-4 over Brian Teacher. 
BARCELONA: Martina 
Navratilova won the City of 
Bared ona tournament, wfttea 6- 
■2v. 6-J, 'win "ovcf- - ■ Hana 
MandKkq v^ofOaechosldvalcia, 
in' thc; : final played.; at Sports 
P&iace. 

The match, before, a crowd of 
4,000 lasted only 45 minutes. - 
Italy's RaffadJa Reggi took 
third place by winning in two 
sets. 6-3, 7-6. over Tine Scheuer- . 
Larsen, of Denmark. : 


Beverley New launched her 
chaflen^e- for rite -British 
womerfsopenai Royal Birkdale 
with a-six-under-par first round 
of -69- yesterday, then revealed 
how she began the year “poor, 
stenny and detected.” 


As an amateur Miss New had 
the audacity to embarrass the 
professionals by invading the 
WRGA Tour in 1982 ana win- 
ning the United Friendly tour- 
nament afWalmley. 

Yet since turning professional 
in. 1984 she .has struggled to 
makuan impact and, worried by 
her los£ of form, she turned last 
win ter lQ ihe “mini-tour in the 
United States where .jshe placed 
an additional -burden oh herself 
quite -ridiculous 'really 
because you gamble £120 of 
your own money to tee-op in an 
event with 130 players and they 
buzz around like wasps so that 
it's virtually impossible to get 
on to the tee for a practice 
round," Miss New explained 

Even -so. she' treated the 
experience as an education and 
her -original six', week stay in 
Florida stretched to. more than 
tfcrefe months .asrshe won one 
fourifamentabd^nislted among 
tha rndney itf^be other eight in 
which sberijinpeted- . . : 
arriving at RoyajL. Bukdale; to 
start mactising oh Sunday by 
gathering eight binties in her 69 
to move alongside Cathy 
Fanton and: only one shot 
behind the- -leader; - 
Figueras-Dotli, of Spain. 

Miss Panton. who shares with 


her -13 victories the record for 
the most wins' xm the WFGA 
Tour, alsd collected eight bird- 
ies, including fourm .suocessioa 
from ihe 15th, after completing 
her. prsamee on -the links of 
Royal Cinque Posts in DeaL 
professional but that put more 
pressure on me and it's taken 
time for me to get the hang of all 
the travelling on this tour, which 
caii be a headache." 

In fen Miss New. in spite of 


Card of conrse 

' Royal Birkdale 


Yds 

Par 

'Hate 

Yds 

419 

5- 

io 

319 

-388 

5 

11 

316 

325 

4 

12 

145 

■171 

3 

13 

42S 

307 

-4 ■ 

7 14 

148 

430 

5 

15 

396 

114 

3 

16 

289 

366 

4 

17 

431 

352 

4 

18 

447 


Par 


Out 2.872 37 In 2£16 38 


Tote! yardage 5788 ; Pan 75 


being off -.the-’ -course for six 
weeks this season jbnowing an 
e m ergency: appendicitis opera- 
tion in Be&um<hasniow won a 
personal .record of£U,057-on 
the- WPGAToor this season. 

- She reaped, die benefit for 
“I got so . skinny in 1985 
through playing poorly, finding 
Marta mysen under financial pressure 
: and becoming totally dejected," 
Miss New added. "But I put on 


201b in America and it seemed 
to help my goff. - 
. “1 spcqLaU ofthe £4,000 that I 
won over there but I enjoyed 
and learned a Iol Twas expected 
to do well when I turned 

John Panto n. her . father, was 
practising there last weekend for 
the match between the past 
Ryder and Walker Cup teams. 
Miss Panton explained: "He 
told me to stop swivelling my 
hips. It’s nothing sexy, v or any- 
thing like tha t but it did cause 
me to slice the ball- I'm also 
fortunate to have Alfie Fyles 
working for me hereasa caddy 
as he helped Tom Watson to 
win the Open championship at 
Royal Birkdale in 1983:" . 

Martha Nause, aged 32, from 
Wisconsin, equalled a WPGA 
record when she gathered six 
birdies in succession from the 
13th to be amom a group of 
players on 70. Then she in- 
troduced a new vocabulary to 
the European golf scene. “I was 
out in 38, one over par, and I 
thought tharwas all right, but no 
big deal,- and. then I started 
-hitting thebdH-crazy offthetee," 
Miss Namte said. 


LEADING SCORES (Gti iflfess staffed): 
68: M-^Mras4MHi^p. Sfc-6 Naw, C 
Panton. TOP ContayrtiS. M Maun 
M BiKten. D Dowfing, a HsajtaOTQJ. 7 
Naumann (SmwV L .Dawta-'- Hun 


.71:L 

Huks, C 

FrtBndfUSjlTtfCDoufllss-TJtSVanWyk 
(SAL B«ng(U8). MThomsnn, C Duffy", C 
Dfonah (Ala). K Harrfctae*. A Shaard &N. 
D Raid, A techotos. C StalTX-74! A »won 


Rumsoy.S Hasten. SMOOn(US), 


Stewart. L PerdvaT. B- Lafris, J 
Soubby. 

* Dahmesamataor 



Brisbstte-. Greg 

Norman has caflqd for betting 
on golf in Brifaip to be. banned. 
In a newspaper column yes^ 
teniay the Australian said that 
Britain should join the rest of 
the world in barring wagers on 
the outcome ofgolf events. 

Hie call follows his. angry 
reaction to crowd behaviour 
during ' his world matchplay 
victory over Britain's Sandy 
Lyle at Wentworth on Sunday. 
Norman said he would not 
defend the title in Britain again 
J&aluse of the misbehaviour of 
the gafleries. He said that several 
times the crowd treated him 


in.chedc.~Two years ago a guy 
carae to me after I had won my 
second world 1 matchplay crown 
and said T have just 
S 30,000 on you.' 

“All punters talk through 
their hip pockeL Britain is the 
only place where it is legal to bet 
on golf. If h was outlawed I'm 
sure it would lift the image of 
British galleries. Golf has a 
gentlemanly tradition and let's 
keep it.tbat way.” . 


Champion nine 
strokes behind 


Tweed Heads, Australia (AF) 
— Robert Stephens and. Jeff 
won ..Woodland, of Australia, both 
had eight-under-par 64s yes- 
terday to lead the field after the 
first round ofthe Queensland 
Open over the par-72 course. 


1 David Graham, a fellow 
Australian, supported Norman 
and said, he had often been the 
victim ; of: uneducated crowds. 


They led the defending cham- 
pion, David Graham, by nine 
strokes after the first 18 holes 
and were three shots better off 
than Greg Norman. . 


The Royal Gnpe Pttris golf 
dub was- thesetthw yestaday of 
aneBchantiag^hwdawawtia- 
ory taae«-TlK- deeds of Aerriag. 
do cane flooding Back s* two 
teams of roriocr Ryder Cop and 
Walker Cnp players gathered 
together by Peter Aflfes and 
Brace Qitehley.- foughTm* the 
second “Grand Mdteh^ under a 
bearaing snn and the patronage 
of the John Lateg Gfastnctfait 
Gronp. . 

In. anmedatiMi of tip ondhl 
name of the event foe pra- 
fe^rionals on this oaafahm were 

called the gendemen and a* 

amateurs the payees* Bat, as 
someone rhdonculy arited, *tg 
golf how can yon tell which b 
which ndess Greg Norman fe 
Ptayfog?" ,, 

By happy csraddence, the two 

nendemen of most matnc ria- 
tage, Haity- Bradshaw aad Jhha 
Panton, were cete hratiug their 
birthdays, 73 and 70 respec- 
tively, which sttemtafad farther 
the flow of Champagne. 

These two, together wffa Lad- 
die Lucas (71) among the pay- 
ers; were the p^neipa) 
characters of the match, 
contrasting sharply with 
whipper-snappers like One 
Clark. 41, the “CUrk af the 
Conrse" for (derision, awl 
Roddy Carr, 35, who strOdagly 
won three and a haiTaotefa oot 
of fear in the Walker Cnp match 
of 1971. Peter Benin, Lacas 
recorded with mock sorprise, “is 
wearing a mm vis or," as thaagh 
It were some : modern 
monstrosity. • 

The amateurs, sorry , players, 
who' were beaten 8*4^ in last 
year's inangaral match at Deal, 
were this time given two strokes 
and took advantage offerer to 
win coovincingly, by 7Vf - 4^ 

- The handfcap was particu- 
larly important when Benka cad 
Ian Caldwell won the last three 
holes to beat Geoff Hint and 
Norman Wood at the 18th. Had 
they not conceded shots at fee 
fifth and Jlth, the professionals 
would bare won by four sad 
three. 

As it was. Hoot was ip pn 
bankers at the 16th, .CaSmreU 
holed a long birdie ptatt at fee 
next and die pnrfcsriem^ltad 
BO fake two penalty <fropft#foe 
last Bnt this was- ready no tne 
to : count the strokes, rather an 
occasion to savonr the qonSty 
and feel the wind. 

Bradshaw, fin deference to Us 
honourable antiquity aad 
troublesome Bmp, was allowed a 
caddie cart.' He has note safe 
generous girth thatofidl fan of 
the 'body must- he q distant 
memory, yet he and Harry 
Bamtmnan eare almost as good 
as dfey got ^ 16 holes agajmt 
Rodpey. Foster and Jfee Carr, 
father^of Rod die. Then 
Bradsikawr.-pnt1iis partner in an 
impossible position amt all hope 
rwmngoo e,".'.'.’.'.:’-. 

• Ttus stretch of the -Kent coast 
is -my maefa Laddie Loess 
country. He was bora in fee 
Prhtee'S dnbhqnse just along fee 
beach and successfully crash* 
landed a Spitfire (the landtag 
was snecessfid, pot the aash)ra 
its third fairway m-h|s tenk 
war-time flying days- . 

He is still a sfim. attract ! re 
fipsre and if Ms hair .is a bit 
thinner, his left-handed iMhkga 
bfr shorter,' and hisshOolders a 
bit more rounded, hekao stfll 
striktea fine-golf balLAcconfing 
to his partner, David Frame, he 
played only one strobe of do- 
Hob pedigree in flu whole of 
their match against Ppatonand 
fr C oif, ie. JeleJacobi, before 
«niis| five and four. 


RESULTS: Motn tafl: (ADra's GunOmm 
isaridBHu ' 


test) PAfllss and B Hunt btBGntdiiey and 
” c and J Main 


tadaes. S and 4. C Onfc and . 
ttoGMs 


unfairly by moving as he hit the He recalled/ partne ri ng Bruce 
ball or jeeringrwhen be missed. Devlin In tbe World Cup in 
He said betting was one of the South America in 1970. “Bruce 
big" factors behind this behav- - hit lire perfera-shot, spotting the 
iour and that . it “must be middle ofthe fairway, but when 
outlawed if -the behaviour of we gotlhere Bruce found his ball 
British golf galleries is to be kept under a tree.” 


. Stephens,, who was eight- 
under after the first'nme boles, 
and Woodland, who made a late 
charge to beat home a thunder- 
storm; finished the day one shot 
ahead of the New Zealander, 


P He 

toautria Matas and l Hutctom. 5 and4: J 
Jacobs and J Panton lost to D Froma md 
L Lucas. 5 and 4: G Humana NVrt»;fc- 
to P Benka and I Cakhwft, one Hola: H 
BrwUtuw and H Bannamwi lostto J Cm 
and R Foster. 2 and 1: P BtrturandP tm 


taSCo8faOTdRCan.3amta= Alte| woi r 
iwttrMtehs 


BHumandB aiw nw a n H Mm u i 

and Benka: Afliss and Psntan lost to 
Htmbeon and CaUwofl, T-and 6: Jacobs 


md Wood bt J .Can- and Frame. 3 and 2: 
Bradshaw and MBs tost to bias* end 


Bruce Soulsby. who had a 65. CiltcWey. 3 and 2; G Hunt and CJariMM R 
Norman was consistent rn“ ' .Hedges. ? hotea: Budar-snd 

having five- birdies whereas 

Graham was erratic for his 73. — - J^- Cn ***‘*® 7*- 


AISss's Gentlemen 4Vt 


CRICKET 


Winning start 
; for powerful 
West Indians 


BombaytReuter) -.TherWest 
Indies players began their six- 
fnonth world tour here yes. 
today with a-resoundins 59-rafr 
victory in a one-day limited- 
over charily match against a 
home side containing most of 
India's Test team. 

Tbe West Indians scored 262 
in 45 overs for- the loss of only 
three wickets, and then held the 

Indian President's XT’ w a 
disappointing total of 203 for 
severe 

r- Only Sunil Gavaskar (62) and 

Mohamfnad : Azharuddin • (37) 
could make any ■ headway, 
against the steady West jndian 
bowling, and the Indian capfain 
Kapil Dev. was heckled off the 
pitch -as ' he relumed to fee' 
pavilion after being caught, off 
Winston Benjamin ..for only 
eiriiL 

” The West Indians were put on- 
the road .10 victory an 
opening stand- of 117 between 
Gordon Greenidge. and Ritchie 1 ' 
Richardson. Greenidge. who 
went on to -make the day’s top. 
score Of 71. tore 'fee Indian 
[-bowling -.apart and humiliated 
fee hapless Kapil Dev by hjrting 
three successive {bars.-. followed 
by three successive sixes in a 
subsequent over. . 

Kapil ended with- figures of 
none for 50.- fee IteSf ofthe stxef -’ 
ending up in the lap ofthe West 
Indian captain. Viv Richards, 
awaiting his turn in. the pavilion. 

Richards himself, perhaps in 
sympathy with, his fellow- cap- 
fain. -also ’scored 1 only eight, 
becoming fee only West Indian 
batsman nor id reach his hatf- 
century.Th'e' West Indians fly 
today fo Pakistan. . .Where they 
play therr fire* match in Quelfa 
on Sundav. • . 

ECOftfi&JAfei iraSair X1-?B2' (w 3 
Aiftaruddin 37). 


BASKETBALL 


Portsmouth 
say goodbye; 
toEurope 

ByNicholas Harling 


Portsmouth, the English dub 
with' seemingly the best chance 
of- making -forfeer progress in 
Europe, return home- from 
Yugosla via. today, suitably chas- 
tened after losing a 20-point lead^ 
in their Korac Cup first round 
tie -against Sibenka. Making 
their first, venture .into 'Europe, 
■Portsmouth .-tiad gone ■ to -.tb^ 
Adriatic - coastline warned 1 by. 
Dari ; Lloyd. their coach.- Dan. 
Lloyd feat “teams can find ways 
oTfosingJeads like this. In tB/&£ 
European -away- legs. I’ve seen 
bigger leads go." And so it 
proved again to Portsmouth’s 
cost and m front of a volatile, 
crowd or 3.000, Lloyd’s squad 
Portsmouth had their advantage, 
completely wiped out by half- 
time when Sibenka led 49-29. 


"It '. was. unbelievable." 

Lloyd, fee coadusaid. “The 
rotas were completely reversed,” 
he added recalling that 
Portsmouth’s ‘ advantage had 
been 1 the 1 Same at the haJPtegy 
stage last week. Although an 
extremely -physical encounter 
against fee tail and swarthy 
home players continued to brine 1 ! 
its share ofprotesis from- Lloyd ; 
iu some of The refereeing de- 
cisions. there was nothing more 
he or Portsmouth could .do as 
Sibenka extended their lead 
after half-time to -27 points. 1 on 
.the night.- winning 89452 and 
165-159 overall..- 


Zbrkic ( 29 points) was fee top ' 
scorer for Sibenka, Cunningham 
(21) and Spajd (14) for -Ports- 
maufe. • who : feus followeid- 
Kingston out of Europe.- Their 
defeat "gainst Racing MaesPils - 
Mechelen in ihe- European 
Cup»inners Cpp-had edme^he ’ 
night before in Belgium. 


FOR THE RECORD 


BASKETBALL 


RUGBY UNION 


XORAO CUP: Hut round. 



BIMlV 

SamarwreaSe (Brusarts won 

'to^Asaut^ Manandenno (U» 102,-CCRitom 

Ent) 6*{M»Mandeme »w 209-131 on aggjt 

EnwHsSpoiBw Awgnon 83. MMei* Juw£ 
(UdtB) 52 (Antanan won 18W7 on sggfc 
uapoel TW mS y«rt 117. Anoaon Paras' 
[GmacBj 80 (HaDoal won 205^151 on eggfc 
Cu*curqvaSarW|a(ng^Vidaoan<Himfffi 


SCHOOLS WATCHES: Durham 19, 
Amputate! 47: Emmanuel 27. Kb»aiwvita 

^ » WNta«nJtorta» ft 

Wa %yion3a.P uHay ft Warwick 52. Btathan, 
O: wSnCiodoci .11. _■ London Oratory. 1ft. 
^^orw 1ft IMifefcfe&Haroton 117RGS 
.^aMtad ft LtO atotna ft Si Dnwds 35: 
Oueans Taumn 4. Kings -ftumoa 25r St 
Cotan bua 1 0. venjara 4?Trtiitty Cteydoh 17. 
^ W* 1 ***** 1 3. Wotjack 20. Loug»or. 

42. CHy c* London 

y* ore ”? a T.. ni glj7lOng Edwanls Btfn 

tam 13: .Worth 26. Saefote ft Wrakm 


RONCHETTT CUP: Tortosa (Sp) 125. Back 
Star M9rach(Lute35 (Tortosa won 180-60 go 
Montfenand ffrt 113 


WatsaN 41 


BliTnraj- 
a»an-i5. 

, . ok wymonnam 11. 

& EccMnme ft Oue«i- Marys 


K^^WBre war 2ft wymonham 11. 


ag^: MonUtaml (pr) lift UBC Wats 
(AuarB! 53 iMont ter r an d won 209-109 on 
- tianiia (Frj 09. Banner Wup- 

IWunintal won 125-125 on 
PornSlBiC — 




arm.': M-hour Fomoc (Buq ■ 104. ApoSon 
■ Kfeanas tGrmmj « (Pam* won 2*M02 


Sank of Seoted setaoota dbtrtct 

ontara: South at Scl 

i ZO.JuBta*; south teSootbod 18. 
H8. 

“«* MKtaMsw County 






5ft Cantoned London Old Boys 10. 


521Ko«ie* won 104-110 on agflt 

CUR:' 


TENNIS 


. WOMEN’S ; CHAMPION CLUBS* 

SpontA Ca n a d ians (Nath) 70. 

PyriniB (Hn). 59 (SpartW won 140-114 on 
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BRITISH MASTERS: 

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5-00 John Craven’s ' 

Nawsreund5.10 Qranga 
UGH. Episode two of the 24- 
part serial about the pupte 
and staff of a secondary ' 
comprehensive school (r) 

&35 ¥heHoree of the Yaw 
Show. Highlights from last 
night's competition and 
news of the Pony Club 


6.00 (slews with Nicholas 
Witched and Frances 
Coverdale. Weather. ' 

6.35 London Plus. 

7.00 Wogan. On David Frosts 


Rantzen, who is 
. next week's Wogan. ■ .. 
Dennis Waterman, and 
Clive James. Music is 
provided by The Paui 
Turner Big Band 
7.35 Biankety Blank. Les 
Dawson's guests a re 
‘ i Bremner. Ferrate 
, Sarah Greene, 
i Hiidd, John J unkin. 
and Mike Smith, (psafax) 
8.10 Dynasty. Amanda*. ■ ■ ■ : 
rejected byherfairayand 
hounded by a repotte r,-.- 
resorts to desperate 
measuras; Sfed« - • ■ * 
discovers a way to restore 
Ns wealth and self-esteem 
- but it is at a price; and- 
Caress continues her 

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— levants - 

surrounding the death of 
EHen Carrington, (Ceefax) 
SL00 NewawftoJohrUiurnphrys 
and Andrew Harvey. . 
Regional news ana- 
. weather. . ... 

130 Can Me Mister. fe> this 
week's Bpisodethteyee 
steal cfinner service saver 
fromaettyUvery.HaBahd 
the police, bNiewng it to 
be an inside job, arrest a 
waiter from me catering 
firm at the function. But 
doubts remain. (Ceefax) 

10£5 OnvAuasCourtoeyPtne 
andtheNew Jazz. A . 
profae of the celebrated 
young saxo ph onist from 
Brixton. With contributions 
from Mari Wilson, the' 
dark Tracy Quintet. Steve 

Wifliamson. SiaoTracy . 
and George Melly. 

11.15 TheHoreeoftoe.Yeer 
Show fron Wembley. ~ 
Arena, featuring 7Tw 
Lombard saver Spur. 

1SL25 Weather. 


V-AM 


8.15 Good Morning Britain 
presented by Ame 
Diamond and Mice Mori* 
Hews with Gordon 
Honemcombe at K30, 74KV 
7.30, 8J0,8J0 and BJQ; 
financial news at&3Sc 
sport at &40 and 7^40; 
exercises at &55andft.17r 
Joan Gottis interview at 

7.15, 8.15 and MS; 
cartoon atTJUr, pop music 


Greaves's! 
highfahts at 8JS. The 
After Mine guests indude 
Rusaefi Grant 


ITV. LONDON 


125 Thames news headfines. 
93S For Schools: why sayinfj 


How We Used to Live: 
vote for change ItMHI 
Junior maths: Erections 
10 l 26 Scfenofctoree and 
frfedon 10148 Wamic dress 

11.15 Pets and vets 11.27 
A community policeman 
and asehoot doctor 1144 
Processes involved in 
producir^ chips. 

12jOO P8cka.fr) 12.10 Rsiabow 
cetebrates its 1^00 
edition. ■ 

1240 Pennywise. Arme Brand 
and Muriel Clark with 
more money-saving ideas. 

-140 News at One with John 
^ghe t140 Thames 

140 Fan: The Uncfe* (1965) 

" starring Rupert Davies. 
Seven-year old Gus finds 
Ns summer holidays 
unbearable when bis 
nephew, also aged seven, 
comes to stay. Directed by 
Desmond Daws. 

340 Take the High Road. 
Drama in the Scottish 
highlands 345 Thames 
news headlines 340 Sons 

. . . and Daughters. . . 

" Australian-made soap * 
serial 

440 Rainbow. A repeat of the 
programme shown at 
•••' IZfO 4.15 ThnTiap Door. 

■ Cartoon adventures 440 
Workhrise. David Jensen 
presents the first round in 
a new series of the travel 
(Oracle) 445 Afias 



.David 
: another 
f his ecology 
programme 5.15 
Bkickbustere. General 
knowiedge quiz far 


- Bob I 
545 NSwawtih JohnSuchat 
640 TbefiCTOock Show 
Michael 


740 Btoce For s yt h’s Play Your 
Cnds Right Game show. 
740 New Facet of 88. Talent 


Marti Caine. The non- 
* voting judges are John 
MHar. Samantha Fta, and 
Lonnie Bennett. . 

440 , Home to Rooet Comedy 
. series starring JohnThw 
i as thejeflyoroed father who 
fives with Ns sort (Oracle) 
S40.TnJteveandmri#?;- ; 

. ' ^Drama’serial about a” r; 
married vyoman having v 
■■ swp^te chid tor her 
sister, and faffing tri love 
vrith her brother-m-taw. 

: (Oracle) 

1040 News at Ten with Alastair 
Barnet and Santte GaU. . 
1040 TTmi Ms kto g of Modem 

Using the London 
of Islington as an 
this last 

programme of the series 
“ examines whathappened 
' totoe post-warlxxming 
- bream for the tonercifjL. 
Followed t^r LWT Naws . 
heafflnes. - - _ 

1140 Menufionai Darts. The 
MFT Wdrid Matetolay from 
toe Festival Hall. Bastidon. 

1240 Mght Heat ThriBer series 
about the officers on the 
night shift of a police 
precinct 

1246 Nnc The Mmmy (1959) . 

starring Peter Cushing. 

- ■ Three archaeologist 

receive a terrible fright 
after they desecrate an 
, anowitEgyptiantomband 
arousethe 
had been buried aflveto 
pfowertne ovnownea 
princess . Directed by - 
; Twence Fisher. 

246 Mgtrt Thoughts. 





1 1 cannot imagine that 
|in LIVING WITH 

i (Channel 4. 
lOJOpm) will offer more 
oosotation to other victims 
of toe mental illness than one 
sufferer's affirmation that 
Owe Is a positive aspect to 
schizophrenia, and that he is 
almost proud to have been 
affected with it For him, he 


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somebody else showing hte 
operation scar. A medical 
.expert would know whether toe 
expression of such an 
atRude is, in itself, a symptom of 
the illness. Nosucheoierts 
appear in these three 
mes. Only the 

i(and,inL 

.their relatives) 

are interviewed. This in itself will 

teU you that this three-part 
documentary series marks a 
departure from conventional 

ways of investigating mental 


CHOICE 


disorders on tefevtiuon. 

wtires^Sre^toeSTd^S 1 ^ ** 
of schizophrenics who give their 
testimony in tonight's film do 
It luckily and indeed fesdnatingly. 
• Weekend choice: Don't 
be misled (as 1 was) onto thinking 
that toe good doctor Richard 
Gordon, m writing Tl£ QOOO 
DOCTOR BOOtQft ADAMS 
(Sunday. BBCl . 9.05pm), has 
done wtattoe Old Bafiey 

f failed to do In 1857: find 
.r of murdering a 
/widow. Dr Gorton has 
done nothing of the kind. 

What this medical man and 
humorous writer Aas done is 
what he is well quafified to do: 
add a spoonful or two of 
welcome humour to The Mixture 
of forensic medidne end juicy 
Jurisprudence. 


# JIHAD — AFGHANISTAN** 
HOLY WAR (Sunday, BBCl, 
1040pm) sa remarkable ffim 
about the peasant-emateurewhc 
have taken on the combined 
mStary rr^gfit of toe Soviet and 
Afghan armies. TWs is war in 
dose-up; we precticafly smeflthe 
cordite and the sweat are 
tempted to duck down when the 
Soviet tanks roll into friew and 
to dodge away when the nine- 
ysr-DW urchm who Ctekns to 
(rave kifled 300 enemy troops, 
advances with machine-gun 
barrel panting at our heads. FOr 
the first time m my. 
experience, director Jeff B 
Harmcm and cameraman 
Alexander Undsay have used 
film to explain exactly why the 
Mujahideen of Afghanistan are 

ready, wiffing - and, indeed, 
almost desperate- to die a 
martyr’s death. 

Peter DavaUe 


BBC 2 


a Oeef e x . 

940 Daytime on Two: a 
student's eye-view of 
umSmqrmSufM fife 052 
The story of a gjri who 

befriends a bamerlOilS 

Three key Aberdeen 
Industries seen 

Mathematical 
Investigations: PascaTs 
Triangle; and Mazes 1140 
Programme tNaeirf 
Wondennaths 11.17 

Geography: upland 

country. 

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colourful flowers end 
buttsrffies 1240 The third 
- and final part of Arthur 
Mifier's drama, A View 
from the Bridge 1242 
Should boxing be banned? 
1.05 Learning English by 

watching popular 
- television programmes 
. 143 The function of art in 
war 240 For four- and 
olds. 2.15 ' ' 


240 Racing from Ascot. Jufian 
WBson introduces 
coverage of the Grand 
.. Metropolitan Stakes 
(105); the Hoteten POs 
Nursery Stakes (340; the 
Mecca Bookmakers 
Slakes (4.15); and the Rttz 
Club Af^rentice Stakes 
(445). 

540 The Greet Horseshoe 
Crab Hunt A documentary 
following teacher Paul 
Weeks as he explains the 
evolution of the horseshoe 
crab to his pupils from a 
poor and depressedarea 

1 of Nov York, (r) 

540 News summary wtth 
subtitles. Weather. 

545 Harold Ltoyd* Excerpts 
from the comedian's films. 
Now or Never, made in 
- 1921. and A Sammy in 

Siberia, released in 1919i(r| 
640 FBm: The HeBeoplar 
Spiee (1967) starring 
--- Robert Vaughn and David 
McCaHum as the men from 
U.N.<XL.E,fritoJs 
'adVentore saving the 
woffdfeotnageggleof . 
■gurmattempfcgtotaka 
over fife ptenet Directed 
by Boris SesiS/ 

740 Biony. The final 

-progrwmne of the series 
nattires Trouble Funk to 
concert 

840 One Pair of Eyes: Cecl 
■ Cofiftra -Foote and 

Angels. A portrait of trf the 
vls&iary artist (ri 
840 Gardeners’ Wood 


\ Bid Clay Jones 
from Chris Alger's smafi 
plot in Hounslow which ' 

. has won the Soil 
: Association competition 

foMhebestorigante -• 

garden. 

840 Scr een Two: In the Se cret 
State. Frank Finley stars in 
- ■ this drama, set sometime 
In the future, as Frank 
Strange, a 

' rfment 


who Is forced to 
retire infer a doud of 
suspicion, when the . 
intricate machinery in Ns 
cam malfunctions, (r) " 
1040 Neweni flh tkttroducedby 
Polin’ Snow. 11 46 . 

"• • . Weather. 

1140 Tha Rockford ITIes. A" 

" hick town’s oormrtittee hire 
Jim tofindaused fire 
- engine, (r) Ends at 1245. 


CHANNEL 4 


240 CoeferasaceJteport Gtyn 
Mathias introduces five 
co wage of the Prime 
Minister's spe ech to toe 
Conservative Party 
Conference, 

340 Pleasure Palaces. The 
first of a three-part series 
treeing the history of 
cinema-going, (r) 

440 Car 54. Whim Are Y«tt- 
Vkitage American comedy 
series starring Fred 
Gwyrme and Joe E Ross 
as two hope l e ss New York 
policemen. TNs afternoon, 
Schnauser’swtfe, a 
frustrated thesplan, has 
thechsnceof aKte-time 
when an advertising crew 
watch her stuff herself 
wlto biscuits, and sign her 
iqj to do conmrarcials. 

540 Revid. Gary Crcrwtoy and 
Jon Stephan Fink review 
the week's video and flbn 
releases. 

5.15 Sofld Soul presented ter 
Julet Roberts and Chris 
Forbes. The guests vs. 

. Farley ■Jackmester* Funk. 

SNriey Murdock. Loose 
Ends, BMy Ocean. Anita 
Baker, and The Gfifeon 
Brothers. 

545 The Chart Show. The 
latest pop music charts. 

640 Co n ference Report. Cfyn 

> e.^Ak. 1 — _ n urmruii r 
MtfTTIDnt lib 

Nghfighls of the final day’s 
proceedings at the 
Conservative Party 
Conference. 

740 Channel 4 News with 
Peter Sissons and Alastair 
Stewart includes a report 
on the issues to be 
- discussed at the Reykjavik 
sranmti. Weather. - 

740 Book Choice. Novefist - 
-Ruth Rendrti discusses 
Kingsley Amis's latest, . 

■ The CM Deyte, a Booker 
Prize contender. 

840 What the Papers Say. 
Anthony Howard of The 
Observer comments on 
how the Press has treated 
the week's news. 

8.15 Bandung Ffie. TNs week's 


edition <5 the magazine 

programme for Bntakr'sr 
'■ Asian and Afn>C*ribbean 
.. : cpmm u nitfes includes 
:v special l eputtTr d i i i DetoF : 
■ on the gro w ing n u mber pf 

{kmsywmniani. 

840- The Coeby Shoes. 

. ; American domestic 
comedyseries. . 

840 The Grant Plant 
. C oflec ti o ns . Roy 
„ . Lancaster visits the 
Westonbirt Arboretum in 
Gloucestershire, (r) 

1040 TheGoUon Oirfe. Award- 
winning American comsdy 
series about four middto- 
- aged women who share a 
house on the Florida 
1 -coast (Orad^r 
1040 Uving With 

• gv .Li_ a -Tkra fli-iat 

. ^cnizopnravns^imm 

of a three-part 
. documentary about what it 
tefike to suffer from . 
schizophrenia. (Oracle) 
(see Choice) 

11.15 FBm: Throw Away Your 
Books Lefs Go Into too 
Stroote (1 971) (colour and 

black and white). A 
Discretion Required flm 
about a managed youth 
trying to cope wtth the^: 

'■f^^i^nSaand' 

' T.tfirectodbyShu^ 


( Radio 4 ) 


On longweve. (it Stereo on VHF 

df »asffiar n8: 

Business News. 845, 748 

WSattier. 740.840 
News. 7 JO, S4S Sport 745 
Thought for the Day. 846 
Yestentay In Parliament 
840 Letters. 847 
Weather; Travel 
840 News 

846 Desert island Discs. 9r 
Ian MacGregor is 
Michael Parianson's Island 
castaway frXs) 

•46 Further up toe Tyne In a 
Hummox. Leonard 
Barm reads two of Ns own 
stories ( 1 ) 

1040 News; International 
Asstgnmem. BBC 
correspondent* report from 
around toe world. 

1040 Morning Story: A Matter 
N Ufe and Death, by 
Michael Sanders. Read by 
Hugh Dickson. 

1045 Daffy Service (New Every 

1140 !SltS8S8i 
Jury. The 

-Commonwealth is no longer 
knportant Is the debated 
motion. Didt Taverns QC Is 
chairm an . The speakers 
are Andrew Alexander and 
Alva Clarke fr) 

1146 Natural Selection. Jufian 
Hector recafis Ns 
experience on Bird Island, 
among hundreds tri 
thousands of breedtog 
seabirds end colorHes of 
fur seals. 

1240 News; The Food 
Progr am me. Derek 
Cooper In search of . 
wholesome food at the . 
right price. 

1247 The 700 MMoriBWon 
Lira RadtoShow. A 
mmkW European edWon of 
The MBion Pound Radio 
Show (r). 1245 Weather 
140 The World at One: News 
140 lira Artwrs. 146 

240 SSSm. Hour, 
fridudaaa feature about 
a new amHkugs campa i g n 
hWirralschooM. 

340 Newt; Nostromo-Th# 
final part of asix-part ■ 

dr ana tiz a Uoo of. Conrad’s 
.; . novel Starring John * 

- BenneftssChariesGoUd 

-488- B&- ' ^ 
445AniundtoeWoridki25 
V Years. Johnny Morris ‘ 


. reads Ns travels in South 
America. 

440 Kalekfoscopfl. Includes 
comment on the stage 
musicai The Ptrantom ol toe 
Opera, and the 
Britten/Tlppett s e ai o n In 
London fo 

540 PM. News magtzifte. 

540 SNpptng. 646 
Weather 

840 News: Financial Report 
640 Gokig Places. Cfive 
Jacobs presents the 
magazine about travel end 
transport. 

740 News 
7.05 The Archers 
740 Pick of the Week. - 
Margaret Howard wtth 
highlights of toe past week's 
programmes (a) 

840 Law in Action (new 
series) With Joshua 


845 Any Questions? With 
Douglas Hurd MP, John 
PreecottMP. Dk* Taveme 
QC and and Elizabeth 
Cottrefl. From Famdown, 
Dorset 

94Q Letter from America, by 
Afistsir Cooke. 

945 Kaleidoscope. Includes 
comment on Mts eMan ce 
at toe Barbican, and toe 
book Dvorak in Love. 

10.15 A Book at Bedtime: 

Hangover Square (5). 

Read by Mck Dunning. 1049 
weather 

1040 lira world Tortght 
1140 Today in Parfiament 

11.15 The Financial World 
Tonight 

1140 Week Ending. Satirical 
review of the week's 
news. 

1240 News: Weather. 1243 

fih i pp iwQ 

' VHF (avaflabla in England and 
S Wales 'oNy) as above 
• except: SteUtoa - - 

. Weather; TrsveLt140> 

1 240 For Schools 145- 

340pm For Schools 
540-545 PM (continued) 

1240-1.10MS (Schools 

NunHaim ERuBOCaSDnu. 

Deutschfurdia 

Obemtufa. 

( Radio 3 ) 

845 Wtoatirar. 740 News ~ 

745 ' Momfog - 

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SPORT 


Meads reveals he 


took money on 
S African tour 




■ Colin ■ Meads, one of the 
great figures of world rugby, 
test night threw the sport into 
turmoil by acknowledging that 
money was. paid to Sis New 
Zealand Cavaliers team in 
South: Africa this year. “We 
dcoeptdd very generous dona- 
dons while we were there,*' be 
said. 

■ Meads's detailed statement 
to The Times confirms that 
the tour breached almost ev- 
ery rule in the International ’ 
Rugby Board’s code of 
amateurism. 

• The New Zealander, re- 
tained as a national selector 
despite managing the rebel 
tour, has spoken out in an 
effort to challenge the Inter- 
national Rugby Board, now 
meeting in London to discuss 
the implications of the. tour 
and to design new rules on 
amateurism. Meads, aged SO 
and a- veteran of 55 inter- 
‘ nationals, urged world rugby 

leaders to “regain control" of 
the sport by paying players 
openly and within an agreed 
framework. 

; Speaking in a tape-recorded 
interview from his New Zea- 
land farm. Meads confirmed 
the main findings of an in- 
vestigation carried out by The - 
Times since the tour, began. 

H e said: 

I — Pre-tour negotiations 

- principally between Andy 
Haden. the New Zealand 
forward, and the chief 
South African tour 
organiser, Robert Denton, 
had led to “a generous 

-donation" being placed in a 
“team fund'. He would not 
-reveal the total amount as 
, that would “breach. 

confidentiality". . • 
/^A-’tour fund distinct 

- from the one arranged 
beforehand was set up in 

■ South Africa. Secret dona- 
tions were channelled into 
the fund, which was also 

• kept separate from the of 
fiaall y-acknowledged small 
daily allowance payable on 
official international tours. 

3 — A wide range of fund- 
raising activities was under- 
taken and proceeds from 
them, together with “a lot of 


By Paul Martin 

donations", went to build 
up the fund, and were 
distributed equally to the 
players at the end of the 
tour. This fund came to six 
figures in rand terms: (the 
current exchange rate is 
3.17 rand to £1). Meads 
would not be more specific. 

4 — The tourists had a Fi- 
nance Committee to ar- 
range these affairs. 

5 — No individual con- 
tracts were signed, and this, 
in Meads's view, means 
they were not truly 


professionals. 

6 — Wives and girl friends 
had their own separate all- 
expenses-paid tour, some- 
thing the South Africans 
have never denied. 

The Times has learned in- 
dependently that the Haden- 
Denton negotiations also 
involved a senior repre- 
sentative of Yellow Pages, the 
South African company that 
holds the lucrative telephone 
book account monopoly from 
the state-controlled tele- 

Hypocrisy of 
rugby leaders 

communications department 
It was Yellow Pages who - 
besides sponsoring the tour — 
made a major contribution to 
the players' tour funds , The 
Times was told by a senior 
tour official A subsidiary of 
Volkskas Bank, which owns 
the Ellis Park stadium in 
Johannesburg, was in- 
strumental in arranging the 
transfers of monies for the 
players.. . 

Meads maintained that 
while “the difference was the 
scale of it" on the Cavaliers 
tour, every touring side he had 
been on had breached the 
amateur rules, at the very least 
by selling off international 
tickets. 

He accused world rugby 
leaders of hypocrisy, claiming 
all of them knew about such 
violations as they had been 
involved in them when they 
played or managed. This was 
one reason they were unlikely 


to pursue a witch-hunt against 
the Cavaliers. 

“If anyone should be pun- 
ished. the French are. more 
guilty of professionalism than 
anyone," he added. 

He said matters were now 
so blatant that the Australian 
players on the recent. -New 
Zealand tour were openly 
selling T-shuts in the grand 
stands. 

He appealed to the world's 
rugby leaders to create a 
structure to allow proper 
remuneration for inter- 
national players. “It's got to 
come out in the open. I am 
speaking out as somebody has 
got to tell the International 
Rugby Board.it cannot bury 
its bead in the sand." he said. 

Meads acknowledged be 
had witbeld the truth in 
numerous public comments 
until now. “The one thing that 
hurts us most is that we could, 
not be honest,” be said. 

Meads proposed that play- 
ers be paid at a rate well above 
the average salary in their 
home country while on tonus, 
and a similar fee while 
preparaing for matches at 
home, an idea-lhat is not far 
removed from the French and 
Australian ideas hping dis- 
cussed irr London today; 

The necessity of a new 
formula is underlined by de- 
tails obtained by The Times of 
South African rebel tour 
plans. A tour itinerary for a 
visit to South Africa by the 
Aust ralians has already been 
drawn up. It begins next July, 
with three unofficial inter- 
nationals — and will gO ahftar! 
on a rebel basis unless the 
Australian : Rugby -Union 
agrees to make it official. 

Most worrying for British 
Isles rugby admimstrators was 
the willingness of most of the 
top players approached here 
and in France to undertake a 
paid rebel tour of South Africa 
earlier