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TIMES 


WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 1986 


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consensus politics and pledged the 
¥ 3Peatl0n of a million jobs 

• Mr Ray Buckton. the ran mrian^r 


By Oar Political Reporter 

Leaders of moderate trade 
unions yesterday held secret 
talks aimed at forming a 
conglomerate of 1.8 million' 

members, eclipsing even the 
left-dominated Transport ‘and 



dead, 319 lost 

in cruise liner 


From Christopher Walker, Moscow 
Official figures supplied yes* still hi vestigating the causes of 




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• Mr Ray Backton, the »0 onion chieC 
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• Mo tions on increased pensions, tax leftdom mated Transport 'and 

reform awf an occupational pension ^ enera ^ Union, die 

fond review werecarrfed P»ge4 during „* 

• Leaders of moderate unions revived Trades Union Congress con- 
Mr Terry Dnffy's proposal for a centre— foresee in Brighton was set up 
right alliance of 1-8 miffinn members ‘ by Mr Bill Jordan, president of 

the Amalgamated Engineering ' 
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thedramatic sinking of a 
crowded cruise liner, the Ad- 
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the disaster, the government 
paper fora/.ra last night 
showed no hesitation in blam- 
ing negligence on behalf of 
those in command of the 
18.604-ton bulk carrier. Pyotr 


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- Mr Neil Kinnock yesterday 
held put the prospect of a 
return to the interventionist 
political and economic poli- 
cies of the 1960s and 1970s as 
he laid the , prop osals for a 
future Labour government be- 
fore the TUC annual con- 
ference in Brighton. 

Union leaders and delegates 
welcomed his call for a re- 
newed consensus embracing 
all sides of industry to tackle 
unemployment. 

' In making jobs his top 
priority. Mr Kinnock was 
rewarding the union chiefs for 
their efforts this week to 
smooth his path to Downing 
Street by striving to cloak their 
-differences beneath a public 
display of unity. 

But in a key passage of his 
address to the conference, 


strive ,0 serve all of -the The Labour leader backed gg j ?£5 


people, that government exists up his rhetoric by promising pjmnhS TrSSininn 
to serve the wide DnbKc short and tone-term clans to 


to serve the wide public 
interest and not narrow vested 
interests*. 

A tough, uncompromising 
Mr Kinnock savaged the 
Conservatives as the “archi- 
tects of the country’s 'ruin’’ 
and derided them as the 
“enemies of consensus*, 
contemptuous of give -and 
take and eager to impose their 
win on others. 

He said; “For the sake of the 
whole country we want gov- 
ernment with . agreement. 
Shared objectives. Consensus, 

“It doesn't call for dumb 
deference^, for regimentation: 
that is not consensus. 

“It doesn't call either for a 
cosy, cosmetic embrace that 
isn't worthy of the name 


% h 9? iton* to The move for a centre-right 

fight unemployment alliance revives a plan drawn 

•.A two-year emergency pol- 'tip by the late Mr Terry Duffy 
icy to generate a million jobs, when he was president of the 

_ . ~ .. . engineers. It is thought to 

• A five-yea r mediu m-term su£da good chance of success 


•.A two-year emergency pol- 
icy to generate a million jobs. 


employment .strategy of in- 

vestment to promote mdus- rw men to counter the in- 


reconstruction ' and fluence oftbe left m the TUCs 


modernization so that new 
jobsiasL 

• A 10-year planning horizon 


upper echelons. 

With membership foiling 
throughout the labour mo ve- 


to establish the “coherence meat, ail unions are under 
and continuity of economic, pressure to cut costs and 


policy” needed by the country, amalgamations are becoming 
Trade union leaders, local increasingly common. 


authority chiefs, private em- Among the other general 
ptoyers, and heads of national- secretaries present at the meet - 
reed industries would all be ing were Mr Roy Grantham of 


address to the conference, isn't worthy oi the name 
aimed at heading off the consensus. That wouldn’t out- 
politically damaging charge live the first test of reality. 


drawn into the process of the Association of Pro- 
estabiishing a programme of fessionaL Executive. Clerical 


concerted action. and Computer Staff and Mr 

Mr Kinnock struck a cord Albert Williams of the Union 


and Coi 


Staff and Mr 



a further 319 still missing. 

Although the massive res- 
cue operation involving mili- 
tary helicopters and divers 
was still continuing more than 
36 hours after the liner sank 
with a total of 1,234 pas- 
sengers and crew on board, 
Soviet experts held out scant 
hope for any those still un- 
' accounted for being found 
alive. The liner is now lying at 
a depth of 153 ft. 

Details of the grim casualty 
toll were given at a special 
news conference by Mr Leo- 
nid Nedyak. Deputy Minister 
at the Maritime Fleet Min- 
istry. He said that the 50- year- 
old-liner had sunk within 15 
minutes after hitting a Soviet 
caTgo ship at 11.15 pm on 
Sunday night. 

Of the 836 people plucked 
alive from the sea 29 were 
taken to hospital. 

Mr Nedyak held out little 
hope that any more of the 
passengers or crew would be 
rescued alive. He said that to 
his knowledge.ihe last known 
survivor had been rescued on 


Monday evening. 

Although an official govern- 
ment commission headed by a 
member of the Politburo was 


Mr Kinnock 


a point yesterday. 


engine and boiler room on the 
starboard side. 

The paper carried the first 
graphic accounts of the rescue 
operation in which hundreds 
of people were dragged from a 
sea thick with oil. 

Irvcsriya, which last year 
carried an article attacking the 
drinking habits of senior So- 
viet naval personneLincluding 
navigators and captains, said 
in its report: “This tragedy 
once again sets one thinking 
about the monstrous price of 
human negligence.” 

The paper quoted the 
helmsman of the liner as 
telling how he had gone on 
watch at the exact moment of 
the collision. 

“When we set out from 
Novorossiysk everything was 
normal. Then we saw the 
cargo ship for away. The duty 
officer began to call it on the 
radio,” he said. 

“We took its bearing and 
realized that the ship was to 
cross our path. After a certain 
break came the answer from 
the Pyotr Vasev: ‘Don't worry. 
We shall steer dear of eadi 
other. We shall do what is 
needed.' 


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trade union barons. . Mr 
Kinnock said he would not 
6ow to sectional- interests. - 
* He said: “In this movement 
we hold to the fund am ental 


take the first strain. 

“It does call for tins move-, 
ment and for everyone else to 
understand that our common' 
condition in this country is 
such that we either live and 
work together or decline with- 


running deep through this of Construction, Allied Trades 
week’s deliberations at Briglt- . and Technicians. 


ton: the necesaty for practical 
policies that will convince the 
electorate that Labour is seri- 


Mr Roy Evans, general 
secretary of the Iron and Steel 
Trades Confederation, was 


ous about rrgainingpowerand prevented by. his national 
capable of galva ni z in g - the executive from being present 


belief that government must out work separately.” : Continued oh page 4,pol 1 

Tomorrow Moderate unions 
I Lucky I increase control 



Tomorrow 


but remains keen to forge an 
alliance with the engineers. 

The talks will continue in 
coming months and if the 
moderatescan succeed in their 
balancing apt, they would end 


Burglars 
kill dinner 
party of 5 


Crime profits net 
to be extended 


By Frances Gibb, Legpl Affairs Correspondent 


US pilot 
had heart 
attack 


By Michael Horsnell 

The chaired remains of a 
elderly couple and three of 
their stafFwere discovered in a 


Criminals who reap large in any way assisting or know- 
profits from crime are likely ter ingly handling a trafficker’s 


: Tun Jones 

^ Moderate iatittoTearieis yes- rctary 
today consolidated their con- Union, 
frol ovef die TUC when Mr 
Button, a veteran left • 
winger and former chairman 
.of the congress, was voted off 


the traditional do minan ce of country house in Hampshire 
^ TGyU yesterday morning. The five. 


be subject to extensive new affairs, including advising 
legal powers designed to de- him. is liable to have bis assets 


pnve drug traffickers of the confiscated and faces up to 14 


Musicians’ 


- Left wirig unic© leaders 
were furious at the outcome, 
as they believed they had an 


over'Gtelifoonr mrtwmgBt ; 

The move -wiO wowy vifr 
Ron Todd, tfie leader of foe 
transport workers, whorhas 
been trying to stem a slide in 


who had been Strangled, were 
attacked byTiorsters durii^_ 
dinnerparty. .. • , '■ 

The bodies of Mr Joseph 
Cleaver, a retired London 


his membership b^trying to publisher, and his disabled' 
250.000-strong wife. Hilda, both in their 70s, 






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Kingsley Amis, 
still angry after 
all these years? 


eral Council. 

Mr Buckton, general sec- 
retary of the Associated Soci- 
ety of Locomotive Engineers 
and Ftr&nen, became the 
fourth hardliner in as many 
yearsto fell to titetnareh of the. 
moderates within the move- 
raenL He was ousted by- Mr 
John Morton; general sec- 


would. not oppose, the election 
of Mr John Lyons, of the 
Engineers and Managers’ 
Association, in return for the 
moderates dropping oppo- 
sition to Mr Buckton. ' 


The retorn 'of. Mr Morton 
was the only main change in 
the section reserved for the 
smaller unions. 


fora of control of the building 
workers’ executive. 

Union power politics lie 
behind the move to create the 
so-called “super anion”. With 
the left-wing unions masting 
to forge new alliances, their 
opposite numbers on the right 
feel they must respond in 
kind . . 


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Interest 
rate cut 
hopes fade 


Brittan cleared of 
phone tap abuse 


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• Yesterday’s £4,000 
daily prize in the Times 
Portfolio Gold 
competition was won 
outright by Miss R 
Weller of Exeter, Devon. 

• There is a farther 
£4,000 to be won today. 
Portfolio list page 21; 
rules and how to play, 
information service, 
page 16. 


. By David Smith 
Economics Correspondent 


Mr Leon Britten, the former Monsignor Bruce Kent But 
Home Secretary acted within -the- -judge rejected the 


Stronger growth in other tapped* a High Court judge 
countries may rule out lower nded yesterday, 
interest rates in Britain. Fig- Mr Justice Taylor cleared 
ures released in Bonn yes- Mr Brittan of knowingly flout- 
terday showed industnal jug government guidelines on 
production recovering telephone tapping, 
sharply- The judge said that when 

There were also unexpect- Mr Brittan signed the warrant 
edly strong figures for factory for MI5 to tap the telephone of 
orders and construction Mr John Cox. the CND vice- 


his powers when he ordered a application. • 

official's telephone to be Although conversations had 

tanned, a High Court judge been taped, they bad no more 


urt judge been taped, they bad no more 
rigbts than the butcher or 
rr cleared baker or any other innocents 
ugly flout- whose calls may have been 
felines on intercepted, said the judge. 

The telephone tapping. 


The judge said that when which was not confirmed by 
Mr Brittan signed the warrant the Government, came to 


light when the ex-MIS intelli- 
gence officer Cathy Masriter 


together with their cook, 
chauffer and aurse, were 
found at the couple’s isolated 
residence near Fordingbridge, 
Hampshire. 

Detectives searching for the 
gang, who buist through a 
ground floor window on Mon- 
day night, described them as 
“vicious criminals". 

The wealthy couple, then- 
cook, chauffeur, and nurse 
were seized as they sat down 
to dinner. They were bound 
and bundled upstairs into 
three of the bedrooms. There 
they were strangled and fires 
started in each of the rooms. 

Police were last night 
conducting house-to-house in- 
quiries in the village. It is 
understood they want to inter- 
view two former members of 
staff who were dismissed last 
month. 

The private six-bedroom 
Bureaie House, built in the 
1930s overlooking the River 
Avon and set in extensive 
grounds, was badly damaged 
by t he fire, which was spotted 
yesterday morning by a gar- 


proceeds of their deals. 

The Government has been 
looking ax how widely the un- 
•precedented powers in the 
Drag Trafficking Offences Art 
should be used and is expected 
to go for an unlinuted applica- 
tion, subject only to the prose- 
cution's discretion. 

It is planning to finalize its 
derision during the next few 
weeks and announce details at 
the forthcoming Conservative 
Party conference. The Drug 
Trafficking Offences Act, 
which comes into force at the 
end of this month, gives courts 
the power to confiscate pro- 
ceeds of crimes committed 
within the past six years. • 

The Government is consid- 
ering whether to apply the 
Act’s new and for-reaching 
offence of “laundering” to all 
other crimes. There is some 
support for this within the 
Government but a final de- 
cision has yet to be made. 


years’ imprisonment. . 

One controversial provision 
of the Art is that the criminal 


Los Angeles (Reuter) - The 
American pilot of the small 
place that collided with an 
Aero Mexico- DC 9, killing at 
least 85 people, had a heart 
attack minutes before the 
crash and may have wandered 
into restricted air space, in- 


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quired legitimately if they are 
not to be assessed as part of 
the proceeds of trafficking. 

With other offences now 
likely to come within the am- 
bit of the law — fraud, theft, 
dishonesty, large-scale rob- 
bery and other organized 
crime — the burden of proof 
will be shifted slightly back to 
the prosecution, which will 
have to show that a specific 
sum of money came from the 
offence in question before 
confiscation can be ordered. 

The courts' powers would 
extend to proceeds salted 
away to third parties within a 
specified period of time from 
the date the offence took 
place. The new Act contains 
statutory protection for banks 
and other financial institu- 
tions who report suspected 


The heart attack — con- 
firmed by the Los Angeles' 
coroner — was thought to have 
been a significant contributing 
factor to the crash. 

The inquiry has also estab- 
lished that the air controller 
bringing in the Aero Mexico 
^v. , plane was diverted by an 

I errant third plane that ap- 
which will peared on Ms radar screen for 
» «w« two crucial minutes before the 

crash. 

The controller tried eight 
times to order the airliner to 
turn left to come in for a 
landing, but without success. 

The investigators said the 
controller . appealed to the 
pilot of another airliner to 
spot the Aero Mexico DC 9. to 
be toi± “I don't see a DC 9, 
but 1 sure see a lot of smoke”. 

Toll rises, page 6 


Bonuses 

forNHS 


managers 

By Jill Sherman 


Top managers in the Na- 


spending, released yesterday president and a leading com- disclosed it on the" Channel from the village. 


dener and housemaid arriving I tional Health Service will be 


offered bonus payments for 


in Washington. 


munist, it was not “knowinfcly Four programme 20/20 Vi- 


Young voters 
will not bother 


German industrial produc- j OT irrationally” outside the son in March 1985. 


lion rose by L4 per cent tn 1 guidelines. 


The judge said telephones 


Police said the raiders 
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More than a quarter of young 
people who have reached wr- 
ing. age since Mrs Thatcher 
came to power in 1979 ray 
that they will not vote in the 
next election. 

This apathy is revealed in 
The Timcs/MOKl P on 
political attitudes which in- 
dicates that many new voters 
are deeply cynical about poli- 


July. In the June-July period it He said ii was imposable to shoud be tapped only where it 
was 2^ per cent higher than ra whether there was any was believed major subversive 

the previous two months. The “deliberate flouting” of the activity is was already being 
Bundesbank, Germany’s cm- guidefines or that what be did carried on out and other 
iral bank, has resisted calls for was ' unreasonable; so ontra- - methods of inquiry have 
lower interest rates geous. and in defiance of logic, foiled. It most also be limited 


methods of inquiry have 

geous. and in defiance of logic, foiled. It most also be limited 
The judge also rejected for national 'security purposes 


With the pound close to all- 
time lows against the maik. at 
DM3-02 yesterday, any reduc- 
tion in base rates in Britain 
will be difficult to achieve 
without a prior cut in German 
rates. •' 

Similarly, the 12 per cent 
rise in US factory orders in 


killing their hostages, but it is 
unknown how much of the 
valuable silverware and paint- 
ings collected by the elderly 
couple were taken. Drawers 
and cupboards had been 
forced and ransacked. 


claims that the tapping was for and not used for party politi- 

party political purposes and cal purposes. 

refused to grant a declaration Outside conrtMxsJRuddock 


refused to grant a declan 
that it was illegal orawan 
damages to Mr Cox. 


said: “The judgement was not 
entirely •unexpected. We 


ordered Mr Cox to pay the thougbt we might win but it 


costs of the action. 


has been something of 


NgmJWK Ju&, annoimced 7 yesterday, 
tifinos”. Will ease pnsure for another 


Mr Cox had sought a jn- success on major constitu- 
dkdal review of the derision to tional points. The judge ao 


Outskle the impressive 
couniiy house, which is 
shrouded by a long, tree-lined 
drive, forensic officers yes- 
terday rifted painstakingly 
through the rubUe. 

Det Chief Superintendent 
Alan Wheeler, head of Ham p- 


lines published yesterday. But : 
managers who perform poorly 
will be financially penalized , 
and will not even get the ; 
national annual salary rise. 

General managers, now 
earning up to £35,000, could 
earn an extra 20 per cent of 
tbeir annual salary over a five- 
year period if they succeed in 
meeting preset objectives. 

Announcing the new 
awards yesterday, Mr Len 
Peach, acting chairman of the 
NHS management hoard, said 
that all general managers 


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Vaccine trial 

Vaccine trials to prevent liver 
cancer were described as a 
landmark in medicine at the 
British Association's meeting, 
which also heard a prediction 
that an Aids vaccine would 
soon be ready 5 


cut iii the US discount rate. 

Tempnri page *8 


jap his telephone. So too had opted that the warrant was 
former CND chairman Mis issued and we believe that is a 


shire C1D, appealed for any- would be given an agreed set 
one who saw suspicious of ojyechvesjacb year. They 


Joan Ruddock and president victory/ 


activity near the house in 
recent days to come forward. 


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The Social Democratic 
party wants to cash in on 
Shakespeare and Chaucer, 
The party's plans for the arts 

Pay cuts row Exch^er^should 

Mr \° h * wsrSd 

Sid^ervices Association, into the pubhc 
has soarked a row by demand- The idea of revenue-raismg 

ing that two of his senior staff retrospective nationalization 
take pav cuts of more ih3n £80 ( s an artistic reversal of the 

aweek" P*** 2 Tories' privatization of 

— glish Heritage and the 

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and those who buy ' blank 
audio cassettes. ; 

Developers would be re- 


, Other SDP proposals in- 
clude' tax incentives, to 
encourage private support of 


quired to spend I per cent of the arts, and a revision of the 
their project cost on artistic copyright law so that copy- 


amenities, the broadcasters to 
pay what was described as “a 
very small levy*! for. their, use 
‘ofiflms. and purchasers of 
blank tape. cassettes to pay a 
tax to be applied to young 
people's arts. 

Overseeing the SDFs arts 


right is vested in the artist, 
rather than those who com- 
mission the work. 

Eric Woolfson, a composer 
who . is a member of - the. 
working group, said that a levy 
of ¥ip per viewer per film per 
week would raise' £35 million 


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]4 Letters 
15 Property 
00 Science 


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wantages' 14 


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‘lish Heritage and the programme woua 
Governmen! s aborted imy ofarts.. 
schemes to raise money from The ministry would admin- 
museum admission charges. ister an arts budget which the 
Works' normally come into SDP promised ' to double 
the public domain 50 years . within five years, 
after the death of the author. Unlike its Liberal Party 
The SDP also has plans for a colleagues in the Alliance, who 
‘■" ..f | eV ;es. to be paid by would abolish the Arts Conn- 
SSiW d £efop£. tele- eft the SDP believes it could 

vision broadcasters or viewers afford to retain .L 


programme would be a min- a year. 


. Bui it had not been decided 
whether tins should be applied 
as a levy on the BBC and ITV 
companies or as an increase, 
probably of £3.12. in the 
licence fee. he said. ‘ 

Mr IvorStoIliday. secretary 
of the Independent Tdeinson 
Companies" Association, 
which represents the indepen- 


dent broadcasters, said that 
broadcasters would resist any 
new levy. 

The SDP proposal to claim 
royalties from works in the 
public domain has been can- 
vassed iD the publishing world 
by Mrs Debbie Owen, the wife 
or the SDP leaden She called 
the idea “pure genius”. 

But Mr Peter Phelpn, dep- 
uty secretary of the Publishers 
Association, said his organiza- 
tion was utterly opposed to the 
proposal. 

“It's all right if the Govern- 
ment wants to support living 
artists, but not by taxing dead 
ones.” he said. 

The SDP arts proposal has 
the status of a green paper and 
it will, be debated at the party 
conference before being 
adopted in a final form. 


would then be rated into one 
of five bands, according to 
how successfully they had met 
their objectives. 

Those rated m the top three 
bands win get merit money in 
addition to Che annual general i 
manager salary increase. Man- j 
agers oh the fourth band wall j 
get no extra money . "Those 
on band five, or an unsatisfac- 
tory performer, will receive no 
uplift and will mark time until 
either his performance im- 
proves or the short-term con- 
tract is not renewed.” ■ 

A discretionary element has 
already been added to some' 


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HOME NEWS 


THE TIMES WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 1986 


Officers act to restore 
force morale in 
Stalker aftermath 


Controlling Labour coun- 
cillors on ihc Greater Man- 
chester Police Authority are to 
hold an emergency meeting 
tomorrow to discuss ways of 
improving force morale in the 
wake of the Stalker Affair. 

Senior police officers are 
said to have expressed ihcir 
concern to councillors about 
the aftermath of the 3-month 
investigation of Mr John 
Stalker, the deputy chief 
constable. 

But there was also expected 
to be an attempt at the 
meeting by a group of left wing 
councillors to press for a 


By Peter Davenport 

formal questioning of Mr 
James Anderton, the chief 
constable, about details of his 
private life, associations and 
use of police facilities, despite 
expected opposition from 
more moderate colleagues. 

The move comes in spite of 
a statement from Mr 
Anderton on Monday defend” 
ing his role in the Stalker affair 
in which he said the inquiry 
was justified, necessary and 
properly conducted. He said 
he did no more, nor any less 
than his duty, adding that he 
refuted unequivocally allega- 
tions against him. 


He challenged anyone with 
evidence of misconduct, to 
details to the clerk and 
of the police 


pply de 
e chair 


su 

the chairman 
authority. 


Police move into riot 
area to recruit blacks 

By Craig Scion 

when experienced local offi- 


West Midlands police have 
launched a drive to recruit 
black officers in Handsworth, 
Birmingham, a year after riot- 
ing in the inner city area left 
two people dead and damage 
estimated at £16 million. 

A police recruiting van 
moved into Handsworth yes- 
terday and tomorrow will be at 
Villa Cross, the flashpoint for 
last September's riots. 

Chief Inspector Keith New- 
ell, the force's recruiting offi- 
cer. said it was a coincidence 
that the campaign had started 
on the eve of the first anniver- 
sary of the riots, when white, 
black and Asian youths fire- 
bombed and looted more than 
30 shops. 

The Handsworth campaign 
is part of a long-term drive 
throughout (he West Mid- 
lands, which has doubled the 
number of applications to join 
the police from black and 
Asian people. 

The inspector said there had 
been no trouble last week 


cers delivered 8J)00 recruiting 
leaflets to houses in 
Handsworth, where an es- 
timated SO per cent of the 
population is Asian or black. 

Tension between local black 
youths and the police in- 
creased only a month ago 
during a series of drugs raids 
in the area. 

Chief Inspector Newell said: 
“If there was going to be 
trouble then I think last week 
would have been the week, 
when the team were out 
delivering leaflets, but there 
was not a single problem. We 
are very pleased with the way 
it is going.” 

Only about 105 of the 
force's 6.500 officers are from 
the ethnic population, but the 
number of formal applications 
from black and Asian people 
to become West Midlands 
officers has increased from 
only 79 in 1982 to 239 this 
year. The number of inquiries 
this year has doubled to 719 


out any of the allegations, but 
-the questions which some 
Labour councillors want to 
raise with him are understood 
to involve the alleged unau- 
thorised offering of lifts in a 
police helicopter and a holiday 
he shared with a man they 
claim had a minor conviction. 

However, other members of 
the authority believe the affair 
to be nothing less than an 
attempt to discredit the chief 
constable as part of his long 
running feud with the Left. 

The dilemma facing the 2 A 
members of the Labour group, 
who meet tomorrow, is that 
any derision to proceed with 
formal questioning of Mr 
Anderton, at the next full 
. meeting of the authority on 
September 19. will hardly be 
conducive to improving mo- 
rale among the 7,000 officers 
and men in England's largest 
provincial police force. 

Mr David Moffat, acting 
chairman of the authority, 
said yesterday that the emer- 
gency meeting of the Labour 
group was called after an 
approach by some senior offi- 
cers to Mr Tony McCardell. 
the Labour group leader, over 
their concern about morale. 

Mr Moffat said: u ln the 
post-Stalkerera morale on the 
force does worry me. If senior 
officers have made representa- 
tion to the leader of the 
Labour group I think they 
need to be looked at. 

“It is a question of what we 
can do to improve matters.” 

Mr Moffat and Mr 
McCardell, a left winger, will 
be rivals for the chairmanship 
of the authority when elec- 
tions for the post are held at 
the meeting later this month. 


Miners 1 strike bill 


Counties demand payi 


Angry county 
authorities are pressing for 
payment of money they say is 
outstanding for the aid given 
lo the Derbyshire force during 
the miners' strike. 

Lincolnshire has threatened 
to stop helping other police 
forces in times of emergency 
and Devon and Cornwall has 
derided to take legal action. 

Derbyshire admitted yes- 
terday it owed money in 
various quantities to nine of 
the 30 authorities which gave 
aid. “We still owe Cambridge 
£530.000. Merseyside 
£179.000 and West Midlands 
£149.000.“ 

Derbyshire decided at the 
start of the dispute that the 
cost of policing was a govern- 
ment responsibility and 
should be borne by iL In the 
end. a Derbyshire spokesman 
said yesterday, it paid the bills 
only after the Government 
had decided to meet the lion's 
share of them. 

The total cost of policing the 
dispute in Derbyshire was 
£31.6 million, of which 


By Peter Evans, Home Affairs Correspondent 
police £21.6 million was the bill for done to remedy the injustice, 
aid by other authorities. 


The issue for Devon and 
Cornwall and Lincolnshire is 
now the interest outstanding 
on the sums that police 
authorities received. “We 
don't include lost interest 
because there was never any 
agreement to pay it," a Derby- 
shire spokesman said. 

Mr Michael Kennedy, 
chairman of Lincolnshire 
County Council's police 
committee, said yesterday that 
Derbyshire had “steadfastly 
and quite deliberately refused 
to pay". Although the bulk of 
the account, £550.000, was 
eventually settled after the 
intervention of the Home 
Office, the authority had been 
left with a £50.000 bill in costs 
and lost interest caused by the 
delay. 

Mr Kennedy has written to 
Mr Douglas Hurd, the Home 
Secretary, complaining about 
Derbyshire's “obduracy and 
unreasonable refusal to pay 
within a reasonable time" and 
asking if anything could be 


He has told Mr Hurd: “If 
nothing can be done this time, 
will you please change the 
rules of the game for the 
future, so that the kind of 
political posturing Derbyshire 
indulged in does not have this 
unfortunate effect in the fu- 
ture. Otherwise, I am afraid 
that authorities like Lincoln- 
shire will be most reluctant to 
see mutual aid provided again 
to authorities like 
Derbyshire.” 

Devon and Cornwall said 
yesterday it received £4.5 mil- 
lion last September as the 
main payment and another 
£250,000 in June for admin- 
istrative expenses. But it was 
now claiming £650,000 in 
outstanding interest charges. 

The police authority is to 
seek a judicial review in the 
High Court of the Home 
Secretary's decision. 

The Association of County 
Councils said yesterday it was 
supporting a number of coun- 
ties pursuing the issue. 



Mrs Diana Lamplugh at the Thames Television studios yesterday with her daughter, 
Tasmm, and Susannah's boyfriend, Ada 


Adam Leegood. 


Torso link 
devastated 
mother 

By Angella Johnson 
ana Michael Horsnell 

The mother of missing es- 
tate agent Susannah Lam- 
' pi ugh yesterday said she was 
devastated when people began 
lo speculate that the headless 
body found in East Sussex 
might be her missing daugh- 
ter. 

“When the police said they 
were 99 per cent certain it was 
not her [ could hardly contain 
my relief,” Mrs Diana Lamp- 
lugh said. 

Mrs Lamplugh was speak- 
ing after appearing on the 
Thames Television afternoon 
programme. Daytime, with 
her other daughter, Tamsin, 
and Susie's boyfriend, Mr 
Adam Leegood. 

The Lamplugh family an- 
nounced yesterday that they 
will set up a trust to teach 
women how to be more assert- 
ive and aware of the dangers 
they face in the 1980s. 

“I thought I had given my 
daughter everything she need- 
ed to get on in today’s society, 
but I feel I may have failed 
leaching her how to survive,” 
Mrs Lamplugh said. 

“I am hoping the trust will 
give advice to young women 
on how they can cope. Then, 
whatever the outcome of this 
dreadful situation, something 
positive can result.” 

Detectives investigating the 
murder of the headless torso 
in East Sussex believe missing 
pieces of the body could have 
been dumped in different 
parts of Southern England. 
They say more than two dozen 
phone calls about curtain 
material and a nightdress used 
to wrap the remains may help 
them to identify the body. 


Macreadie call on 
pay upsets staff 

By Tim Jones 

Militant supporter Mr John their members, and remain on 


Macreadie, fighting to keep his 
job as genera] secretary of 
Britain's largest Civil Service 
union, has caused another 
dispute by demanding two 
senior staff should take pay 
cuts of more than £80 a week 
each. 

His instruction was strongly 
resisted by the two men and 
thrown out by the union's 
moderate-controlled national 
executive. 

The men are Mr John Ellis, 
deputy general secretary of the 
Civil and Public Services 
Association, and Mr John 
Raywood, the treasurer. 

Mr Macreadie defeated Mr 
Ellis in an election to become 
genera] secretary but has not 
been allowed to take up the 
position until an inquiry into 
alleged branch voting irregu- 
larities is over. 

After his -victory^ • Mr 
Macreadie said be* would fall 
into line with Tendency pol- 
icy, which says union leaders 
should not be paid more than 


his £16,000 salary rather than 
accept the £22,000 general 
secretary salary. 

Both Mr Ellis and Mr 
Raywood earn about £20,000 
a year and Mr Macreadie tried 
to insist that their salaries 
should fall into line with his. 

But a representative of the 
two men’s union, the Associ- 
ation of Professional, Exec- 
utive, Gerical and Computer 
Staff, said Mr ‘Marreadie's 
demand was unacceptable. 

His view was endorsed by 
the moderate majority on the 
CPSA executive who are in 
dispute with Mr Macreadie. 
That bitterness has been 
consolidated by the 
executive's decision to bar 
him from the. TUC Congress 
at Brighton, where his vote 
would have: been decisive in 
committing* the ~ 30-strong 
union delegation to vote in 
favour of left wing motions. 

TUC reports, page.4 


Police foil IRA plot to 
bomb security posts 

By Richard Ford 

A Provisional IRA plot to van were ready to be driven 


mortar bomb security force 
bases on the border was foiled 
yesterday when police in the 
Irish Republic discovered a 
van loaded with missiles. 

The weapons were found by 
anti-terronst squad detectives 
in a search of an isolated farm 
at Kilcuny. near Dundalk, 
during which a van with its 
rooT sawn off was found 
parked in an outbuilding. 

Police believe the six 
primed mortar bombs in the 


the mile to the border with 
South Armagh where they 
would have been used to 
attack police stations or Army 
posts. 

Seventeen months ago, the 
Provisional IRA killed nine 
RUC officers in a mortar 
bomb attack on a police 
station at Newry, Co Down. 

Irish army bomb disposal 
experts made safe the devices 
as police carried out a search 
in an effort to find where the 
missiles were made. 


Aircraft 
proj'ect 
won by 
Shorts 

By Edward Townsend 

Industrial Correspondent 

Shorts of Belfast which is at 
the centre ofa dispute over the 
flying of “loyalist” flags, has 
signed an agreement with a 
US-owned company to pro- 
duce a new commuter airliner. 

The agreement finalized at 
the Farn bo rough Air Show 
yesterday, is with the de 
Havilland Aircraft Company 
of Canada - owned by Boe i ng 
— and came as Sir Philip 
Foreman, Shorts chairman, 
admitted such deals were in 
jeopardy because of the Ulster 
troubles. . 

The memorandum ot 
understanding covers the joint 
12-month study of potential 
markets, aircraft configura- 
tion and engine alternatives. It 
should lead to a joint produc- 
tion programme. 

Both companies said they 
had no preconceived ideas 
and the new plan could re- 
place existing aircraft such as 
de Havilland’s Dash 7 and 
Dash 8 and Shorts 330 and 
360 airliners. 

Sir Philip said that invest- 
ment decisions would have to 
await completion of the study, 
but the deal would give addi- 
tional security to the 
company's 7,000 workers. The 
companies are looking for at 
least one other partner. 

Mr William Boggs, de 
Havilland's chairman, said: 
**We are both heavily in- 
volved in modernization of 
our facilities and are both 
looking to the next generation 
of commercial regional 
aircraft. 

“The design of this airplane 
will be driven by. the needs of 
the passenger - comfort, 
speed and low ticket prices.” 

Sir Philip added: “By joint 
forces we hope to bring a new 
aircraft to tire market with an 
enhanced competitive 
position.” 

The flying of “loyalist” flags 
and regalia inside Shorts fac- 
tory has been condemned by 
Roman Catholics in Northern 
Ireland and the US. 

Sir Philip said most of the 
bunting had been removed 
and the remainder would go in 
the next few days. 

“It is terribly important for 
the. future of Shorts because 
people raise doubts about 
whether they should deal with 
us while we participate in 
tbese-activities. 

“We me trying to run an 
aircraft factory, not a political 
propaganda machine. 

: “It is very difficult to' ex- 
plain to customers why the 
flags and bunting are up. ' 

Sir Philip said that Shorts 
did not discriminate between 
Roman Catholics and Prot- 
estants. “We were criticized a 
.few years ago for not having 
enough Ouholics in the 
workforce and we have gone 
out of our way lo stimulate 
interest from the Catholic 
community in working for 
Shorts. 

“We have a very strict 
system of interviewing and 
screening so that we do em- 
ploy the most capable of 
workers. 

“But because we have taken 
on increasing numbers of 
Catholics we are being accused 
by the Protestants of reversed 
discrimination, which is also 
utterly untrue. We are com- 
pletely impartiaL” 



Waste dumping 


Legal delays stall import of hazardous cargo 


Britain's largest importer of 
toxic waste is facing weeks of 
legal areument over a ship- 
ment of 3,500 tons of indus- 
trial sludge salvaged from the 
North Sea. 

Cory Waste Management, 
of Thurrock, Essex, handles 
half the 26.000 tons of hazard- 
ous waste imported every year 
but the future of its trade 
could rest with the fate of the 
shipment now in two barges in 
Rotterdam. 

East coast authorities have 
adopted delaying tactics to 
keep the waste, which con- 
tains 2 per cent arsenic and 
10 per cent lead, out of the 
country while the Dutch are 
anxious to export it to Britain. 

The Dutch water authorities 
spent three weeks and 
£700,000 salvaging the waste 
from the Danish coaster, Olaf, 
after she sank off the coast of 
Holland in July on her way to 
Britain from a chemical fac- 
tory in Denmark. 

But the London Waste 
Regulation Authority and Es- 
sex. Sussex and Kent county 
councils have taken the un- 
usual step of requiring a 
licence before the waste can be 
unloaded. Weeks of consulta- 
tion will be needed before 
such a licence can be granted. 

The stand has been in- 
stigated by Essex County 
Council. Two-thirds of all the 
toxic waste imported into 
Britain is dumped in Essex. 
The county's consumer and 
public protection officer, Mr 
John Harrison, said the coun- 
cil felt it had a raw deal and 
that enough was enough. 

But Mr Harrison's Principal 
Scientific Officer. Mr Jim 
Lionnel. said the shipment 
was not particularly dan- 
gerous. “1 would pick it up 
with my hands, but I would 
not eat it”, he said. 

Essex County Council's po- 
sition appears to be a result of 
increasing pressure from 



Mr James Leather with a sample of waste after processing, and die Cray plant at Thurrock (Photograph: James Gray), 
groups such as Friends of the Tk.T # 1 ' jl jlM 11 1 1 

Nirex beats the blockade 

By Trad! McIntosh 

Anti-nuclear protesters 
were last night strengthening 
their blockades at four pro- 


Earth and Greenpeace and 
comes at a time when the 
county is seeing protests over 
the possibility of a Nirex 
nuclear dumping site at 
Bradwel] -on-Sea. 


Cory Waste Management's 
general manager. Mr Jeremy 
Leathers, said that before the 
Olaf sank. the shipment had 
not required a licence and it 
was a matter of debate 
whether it did now. 

His company turns the 
waste into a safe concrete-like 
sludge which is then dumped 
at its landfill site in Mucking. 
Essex. “After three days you 
can walk on the material, after 
2S days you can put a 16-ton 
truck on it", he said. 

The company is a member 
of the Ocean Transport and 
Trading group which was the 
subject Iasi week of a 
£258 million takeover bid by a 
New Zealand businessman,. 
Mr Ron Brieriey. 


posed nuclear damping sites 
after engineers employed by 
Nirex. the government unclear 
waste agency, slipped through 
an unguarded entrance at 
Elstow, Bedfordshire, under 
cover of darkness. 

The Nirex contractors drove 
through the site’s main en- 
trance unnoticed on Monday 
night, a few hours after the 
protesters' daily 12-hour vigil 
ha d ended, and set up a 
drilling rig and other equip- 
ment on the 480-acre site. 

Surprised protesters found 
the equipment at 6 am yes- 
terday, when they arrived to 
set up the morning blockade. 

Spokesmen for the four 
main anti-unclear dumping ac- 


tion groups at Elstow, 
Killinghobae in Humberside, 
Fulbeck, Lincolnshire and 
Bradwell on Sea, Essex, said 
all blockades would now be 
increased to prevent Nirex 
from gaining any further 
access. 

Mr Jerry Fitch, chairman .of 
the Bedfordshire Against 
Nudear Dumping organiza- 
tion, said it was inevitable that 
Nirex would eventually get on 
to the site after e “two-week 
cat and mouse game.” 

He raid Nirex engineers 
would be allowed to drill on the 
site only between 7 am and 7 
pm, according to a special 
government development 
older. 

“Bat we are determined the}' 
won't get back to the site this 
week and have increased our 
blockade to . cover those 
hours." 


Miss Sosan Gittins of Nirex 
said engineers would contmne 
to try to gain access to all sites 
“at any hour, day or 
nighL”She said there was 
“nothing sneaky or stealthy 

about our Monday night move. 
Onr convoy got through be- 
cause there was apparently no 
one manning the Elstow block- 
ade. We nave left security 
guards there to protect the 
equipment.” 

Engineers hoped to start 
drilling at Elstow this -week, 
and as soon as possible at the 
three ocher sites. 

Bat if protesters prevented 
drilling going ahead, Nirex 
would consider bringing a 
High Court injnnction. 

She said a total of 30 
engineers would take between 
six and seven months to 
complete exploratory excava- 
tions at each site. 


Meningitis 
kills boy 
aged nine 
in Fife 

Health officials yesterday 
appealed to the parents ot 

80.000 children in Fife, Scot- 
land. not to panic after the 
death from meningitis of a 
second boy in the region this 
year. 

The boy, aged nine, from 
Glenrothes, was suffering 
from the same strain of men- 
ingitis, group B, which has 
caused outbreaks throughout 
Britain, most notably in 
Stroud. Gloucestershire,' and 
for which there is no vaccine. 

A boy. aged 12. from North- 
east Fife, died of meningitis in 
February. 

The second death brings the 
total of cases in the area-so far 
this year to 12, three times the 
annual average. 

All the sufferers have been 
children. 

Dr Harden Carter, specialist 
in community medicine for 
the Fife Health Board, said 
letters were being sent to the 
parents of all 80,000 children 
in the area explaining that 
recovery was almost guar- 
anteed <f a meningitis sufferer 
is treated as soon as symptoms 
appear. These were a sudden 
fever and a severe headache, 
stiffness of the neck and a skin 
rash. 

“It is not an epidemic”, Dr 
Carter said, “if parents are 
concerned they should get in 
touch with the family doctor 
What we are trying not to do 
here is to cause panic. We 
want parents to be vigilant 
and the medical profession to 
respond quickly to requests 
for help.” » 

Health officials in 
Gloucestershire said yesterday 
that they were planning to test 

6.000 people for meningitis in 
Stonehouse, Stroud, where 
three people have died of the 
disea se. 

Thirty hurt in 
coach crash 

Thirty passengers were in- 
jured. two of them seriously, 
yesterday when their coach 
left the road and plunged 
down an embankment in 
Newton Stewart, 

Wigtownshire. 

The Western Scottish coach 
was bound from Birmingham 
to Stranraer where it was to 
board the ferry to Larne. 
Northern- Ireland, when the 
accident happened in the early 
hours of yesterday morning. 

Ambassador 
is to leave 

• • Mr VasHe Gliga, the Roma- 
nian Ambassador to Britain, is 
relinquishing his appointment 
a month after his wife was 
accused of shoplifting. 

Mr Gliga has told the 
Foreign and Commonwealth 
Office that he will be leaving 
London within about 10 days. 
Under the rules covering dip- 
lomatic immunity there 
would have been no question 
of a prosecution for Mis 
.Veluria Gliga, who, it is 
alleged, stole a £4 pair of 
scissors. . 

August worst 
for 23 years 

London had the coldest 
August since 1963, with the 
night of August 29 being the 
coldest since 1940, according 
to figures released yesterday 
by the London Weather 
Centre. 

Throughout the month, En- 
gland and Wales experienced a 
50 per cent increase in rainfall, 
and a 20 per cent decline in 
sunshine compared with pre- 
vious years, making August 
one of the v wettest since 
records began. 

Forecast, page 16 

Printers win 
fight over jobs 

Ten printers who claimed 
unfair dismissal fay Robert 
Maxwell's Odhams Sun print- 
ers have won their cases, a 
Woburn Place tribunal has 
ruled. 

The men. made redundant 
last year, claimed that length 
of service entitled them to 
keep their jobs; they had been 
with Sun printers before the 
merger with Odhams in 1983, 
when Odhams men trans- 
ferred to the Watford factory. 

Comedian's 

wife charged 

The wife of Mike Reid, a 
comedian," was charged with 
threatening behaviour yes- 
terday over a fight that is 
alleged lo have occured after a 
court dropped a charge against 
her son. aged 20. of having 
unlawful sex with a girl of 13. 

Mrs Shirley Reid, aged 50. 
was arrested outside Croydon 
Magistrates Court, south Lon- 
don, and was allowed uncon- 
ditional bail to appear before 
the court on September 9. 

Jab girl dies 

Halim* Ali. aged 10, of 
Wariey, in the West Midlands, 
died at the Sandwell District 
Hospital yesterday after a 
wrong injection had left her 
unconscious for three years. 


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absentee cover ensures 
peace until Christmas 


ihlil °SL2 achi l! E H™ 01 * 5 Md 

authority employ- 
ere yesterday agreed to a deal 

v Sl?i5** ould en 5ure peace in 
until Christmas at 

The crucial issue at stake 
was the number of days on 
whtch teachers should stand 
in to cover for absent col- 
leagues; failure to do that 
proved the greatest inconve- 
nience to parents and children 
dunngthe long dispute over 
the 1985 pay award. 

■ • Under the terms of the 
temporary agreement reached 
jup before dawn yesterday 
after a 14-hour negotiating 
session, the local authorities 
prom ised to do their best to 
provide schools with supply 
teachers “as soon as practic- 
able” after, the first day of a 
staff member’s absence. 

In return, the-; unions ac- 
cepted that where a local 
authority could not afford 


By David Cross 
STO>nd largest union, , the 
127 ; 000-sirong National As- 
sociation or School mas- 
lers/Union of Women Teach- 
ers. A spokesman said the 
NAS/UwT had refused to 
sign the agreement because it 
represented a continuation of 
the status qua 

”We want a national agree- 
ment that will guarantee cover 
after the first day of absence,” 
he said. 

Head teachers are also un- 
happy with the arrangement 
“We were not prepared IQ sign 
because we fob that local 
authorities would be .able to 
plead poverty and not provide 
adequate coverage,” Mr Da- 
vid Hart, general-secretary of 
the National Association of 
Head Teachers, said. 

His organization also 
wanted to ensure that head- 
teachers should be excluded 
from the blanket provision in 


adequate supply cover, teach- . the agreement that teaching 


ers in the school concerned 
should share cover duties. 

The deal, which was sup- 
ported by the most powerful 
union, the National Union of 
Teachers, was opposed by the 


staffs should share cover 
“equitably”. 

Nevertheless, even the ob- 
jectors said that they hoped 
the agreement would lead to a 
more peaceful atmosphere in 


schools during the antnmn 
term. 

‘Mr John Pfearman., chair- 
man of the local authority 
management team, said be 
hoped tiie -deal would be 
ratified as scion , as possible so 
both sides could concentrate 
on negotiating a new long- 
term agreement to take effect 
from the beginning of next 
year. . 

• The Department of Educa- 
tion and Science yestenc 
launched a £40,000 leaflet 
campaign on the first new 
GCSE examination course. 

About two million leaflets 
are being sent through schools 
to the first batch of pupils who 
will be studying during the 
next two years for the 
examination, which is to. re- 
place O-level and CSE cert- 
ificates. 

The: leaflets explain the 
grades available in the new 
examination and bow they 
equate to grades under the old 
system. 

Mr Chris Patten. Minister 
of State for Education, said 
yesterday, that he hoped the 
leaflets would be studied care- 
fully by parents. 


Tourism likely to 
fall this year 

By Derek Harris, Industrial Editor 
American tourists . may be the Chernobyl disaster, al- 


on their way back to Britain, 
but 1986 is unlikely to be as 
good a year for tourism as the 
last, with revenue dropping by 
at least £200 million. 

The British Tourist Author- 
ity yesterday reported that 
198S was the best year yet for 
British tourism. Overseas vis- 
itors were up by 6 per cent to 
14.S million and- their spend- 
. mg rose by 16 per cent to 
■ £6,700 million. Tbaj included 
about £1,000 million in air 
• fores for British airlines. . 

There were further gains in 
the first three months of this 
year, but then the influx of. 
American visitors started to 
fade, they said. 

The number of American 
tourists fell by 17 per cent in 
‘ Aptir and 40 per tent in May. 
June figures were not expected - 
to be much better. 


though some commentators 
believe the foil in the buying 
power of the American dollar 
has also been a crucial factor. 
The number of cancellations 
by Americans was unprece- 
dented and particularly af- 
fected package tours, he said. 

“By June.tbere were signs of 
recovery, and -by July there 
was ample evidence that the 
downturn-had been temporary 
and that the American market 
wds progressively returning to 
near normal,” he said. 

The BTA believes that 
while the number of American 
visitors may fall by between 
lOand 20 percent for the year, 
a possible increase in other 
foreign vistors could offset 
some, if not all, of the drop. 

But a foil of at least £200 
million in spending during 


AwtatiSn; the big- : £W “ 

single soureetof tourists*' m *‘ ton, looked likely. 

for Britain, accounting for 24 ' 
per cent of total visitors, were 
estimated to be down between - 
20 and 30 per cent aver the 
first half of this year.- 
Mr Duncan Bluck, the BTA 
chairman, said this has meant 
for the first five months of the 
year overseas visitors were 
down by 3 per cent. He 
expected spending to be down 
by about 2 per cent 
Mr Bluck blamed the after- 
math of terrorism scares and 


There was no sign that new 
worries over - -Libya - . had . 
effected" tourist bookings. Mr 
Bluck thought it was unlikely 
that the Government’s in- 
troduction of new entry visas 
would have any effect on 
tourism. 

He said a. 19 per cent 
increase in government fund- 
ing for the BTA this year 
should enable new initiatives 
to encourage areas with un- 
tapped potential. 


Jewish groups try to 
solve kosher dispute 

By John Young, Agriculture Correspondent 


! Jewish groups were at- 
tempting yesterday to defuse a 
i dispute over the right to sup- 
ply kosher meat to shops and 
•restaurants, which started 
when Lewis & Co, a firm of 
wholesale poulterers, recently 
obtained a High Court injunc- 
tion against the Schechita 
Board, the sole licensing 
.authority for the supply of ko^ 
-sher meaL 

’ ‘ The board tried to stop the 
firm from supplying a group of 
.butchers who had aligned 
themselves with a splinter org- 
anisation, the Federation of 
Synagogues. 


Last week, after foiling to 
get the injunction lifted, the 
board published au advertise- 
ment in the Jewish press list- 
ing those butchers which it. 
considered to be kosher. 

A spokesman for the Chief 
Rabbi said it was a matter of 
internal concern 

The dispute is understood 
to have no connection -until 
the continuing controversy 
over whether Jewish and Mus- 
lim ritual slaughter, which is 
-carried out without the. ani- 
mals being stunned, Should be: 
banned in Britain. 


Prices of 
homes are 
stabilizing 


By Christopher Warman 
Property Correspondent 

House prices showed the 

end o/bst month!' The yearly 
average rise stood at 13.6 per 
cent, the same as the previous 
month, the Halifax Building 
Society reports today. : 

•Over, the three months to 
the end . .of - August, house 
prices rose by. 3.7 per cent 
compared with 4.4 per cent 
during the three mouths to the 
end of July. 

The society states that its 
Halifax House Price Index 
takes account , of the mix of 
property sold and claims to be 
a more accurate indicator than, 
some recently issued figures 
which have suggested infla- 
tion inexcessmT7, percent. 

- its national forecast for 
honsesprice. increases in 1986 
remamsat about. 13 -per cent, 
while* the average - price of 
existing properties is £40,82 8. 
The average price of new 
house$'ir£47,304. ' 

Price increases in the South- 
east and Greater London are 
steady at about' 20 per cent 
and 25 per ceqt respectively. 
Present . indications suggest 
house-price inflation will stay 
in double figures m 1987. 

Halifax economists have 
rejected suggestions that the 
recent high increases may be 
followed by a price collapse. 

In a paper examining house- 
price behaviour, they say that 
prices are determined by basic 
forces of -supply and demand. 
“There is noreason to forecast 
a major increase in (he supply 
of houses. Demand is driven 
by ability to pay, essentially by 
earnings and interest rales.” 

We are becoming a home- 
based society. People want 
more and better housing 

They conclude that a house 
is a good long-term invest- 
ment, although investing in a 
house purely Tor capita] gain is 
somewhat risky. 

“Buying a house to meet 
sensible present and future 
household needs is a wise 
decision. Of the 13 million 
home : owners in Britain, few 
regret their derision to buy. 
We doubt whether the picture 
will have changed by the end 
of this century.” 


Shortage 
of donors 
costing 
lives 

By J31 Sherman 

People are dying needlessly 
of heart disease because of a 
shortage of down* hearts. 
Professor Magdi Yacouh, a 
world expert m heart trans- 
plants in rWi lr t w, said 


He called for an op ting-out 
system for Organ donors under 
which only people not wishing 
to give their organs would 
cany cards, or be entered on a 
national computer system. 

Professor Yacouh, who took 
up the chair of cardiotboracic 
surgery at the Brampton Hos- 
pital, in south-west London, 

yesterday, said <me of the main 
problems Earing heart surgery 
was the lack of organs for 
transplants. 

“There are waiting lists and 
they are getting longer. The; 
lack of donors is limiting the 
expansion « rf the existing pro- 
gramme. An opting-out system 
would help a great deaL” 

There was a need to educate 
both the public and the medi- 
cal profession about potential 
donors, be said. 

Professor Yacouh is hoping 
to cany out ISO heart trans- 
plants this year at HarefieM 
Hospital, ami the National 
Heart Hospital, both in west 
London. 

But he said that nearly 100 
people are now on the waiting 
lists for that type of operation. 

“We have die time and the 
facilities. Looking after my 
sick patients before the opera- 
tion consumes energy and 
resources. It is heartbreaking 
to see that all this is done to no 
avafl. Patients die after two 
weeks of tr ying to keep them 
alive.” 

. The professor also criticized 
recent publicity about brain 
dftBth* which he said was 
having a negative impact on 
people offering organs for 
tranplaBts. 

Professor Yacouh has re- 
nounced a substantial private 
income to take ap the aca- 
demic post at the Brampton. 
Under academic regulations 
any doctor in a university post 
is not allowed to undertake 
private practice for his own 
gain. 

Any income from private 
patients has to go to the 
appropriate department's re-' 
search fund. 



Professor Magdi Yaconb yesterday with one of his patients, Andrew Wilkie, aged 11, who 
had a heart and lung transplant operation 22 weeks ago (Photograph: Peter Trievnor). 


- Professor Yaconb currently 
carries ont up to 200 private 
operations and 700 National 
Health Service operations in 
open-heart surgery. 

He said yesterday that he 
hoped to continue his private 
work as many of those pa- 
tients, particularly, those fins 


abroad, suffered from rare 
types of heart disease. 

“If yon are dealing with very 
complex congenital abnormal- 
ities you are actually benefit- 
ing the whole practice.” 

The Cardiotboracic In- 
stitute is expecting to gain 
hundreds of thousands of 


pounds from Professor 
Yacoub’s private work which 
will go towards research. 

Professor Yacouh admitted 
that he had taken a substantial 
drop in salary before taking up 
the academic post, which car- 
ries a bask salary of £25,000 a 
yerr. 

British Association, page 5 


Magistates urged 



By Frances Gibb, Legal Affairs Correspondent ... 
Magistrates are being urged that the convicted, yduth 


to impose tough custodial 
sentences on football hooli- 
gans and others convicted of 
serious crimes of violence or 
vandalism, or who try to 
impede the police in main- 
taining public order. 

An editorial in the latest 
issue of The Magistrate, jour- 
nal of the Magistrates’ Associ- 
ation, says that such offenders 
most expect immediate cus- 
todial sentences. 

Football hooligans aged 17 
years should “expect to lose 
their liberty” if convicted of 
violent offences causing injury 
to others or c riminal damage 
amounting to vandalism. Im- 
mediate custody of “a sub- 
stantial length” is appropriate 
for violent offences in such 
places as discotheques. 

Unless there are exceptional 
mitigating circumstances, 
youths aged 17 to 21 who are 
convicted of offences involv- 
ing violence towards the po- 
lice,- should be sentenced to a 
short detention centre order, 
the journal says. 

But if airy weapon has been 
used or : a disabling injury 
caused, or there is evidence 


is 

“addicted to the use of 
violence”, a youth custody 
sentence may be inapp- 
ropriate. . 

' In such cases, if the injury 
amounts to grievous bodily 
barm, such as from a stabbing, 
a “longish” sentence may be 
necessary, the -journal reo-, 
ommends. 

Although those guidelines 
may not be appropriate for 
youths under 17, the juvenile 
courts are urged to consider 
the need for deterring dis- 
orderly juveniles as well as for 
reforming them. 

In a resolution to be debated 
at their annual meeting in 
London next month, mag- 
istrates are being called on to 
press for increased powers to 
impose tough sentences. 

The resolution, from the 
East Sussex branch of the 
Magistrates' Association, 
urges magistrates to impose 
sentences “which reflect pub- 
lic concern” >in view of the 
“continuing increase in vi- 
olent crime”. 

They are also being urged to 
call for a change in the law to 
provide more effective sen- 
tences for street soliciting. 


No action 
oyer death 
injection; 

A family doctor and former 
chairman of a local authority 
police committee is not to be 
prosecuted over the death of a 
woman after he gave her an 
injection which included 
diamorphine. 

Dr Arthur Anderson gave 
Mrs Ruth Dock, aged 43, of 
Chantry Gore, Kings Langley, 
Hertfordshire, the injection 
because she was agitated, an 
inquest at St Pan eras, central 
London, heard yesterday. 

But she failed to tell him she 
had taken her usual drugs and 
had been drinking. 

Mrs Dock died from 
combination of morphine and 
alcohol poisoning the same 
day. December 16, last year. 

Her death led to a police 
inquiry. But the Director of 
Public Prosecutions has de- 
rided there should be no 
proceedings. 

Dr Anderson, aged 52. of 
Leaside, Rudders Lane, Kings 
Langley, vice-chairman of 
Hertfordshire County Coun- 
cil read a letter to the inquest 
saying Mrs Dock had devel- 
oped a high tolerance to 
prescribed drugs. 

A verdict of misadventure 
was recorded 


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: Arson case 
denial over 
photograph 

By Craig Seton 
A. man accused of arson 
whosurrendered to police after 
■a photograph appeared in a 
'national newspaper, insists 
■that he was not the man in the 
photograph, Birmingham 
Crown Court heard yesterday. 

The photograph taken dur- 
ing the Handsworth riots last 
year showed a man in the act 
of throwing a petrol tomb. 

: Dei Supt Albert Cressweli 
•told the juiy that James 
Hazel), aged 30. of Merry Hill 
•Drive, Winson Green., Bir- 
mingham, was questioned 

■about the photograph, but 
allegedly told police: “It ain't 
me.” 

It is alleged that Mr Hazell 
■the brother of the |? rrn E r 
■Wolves footballer Bob Hazell, 
threw a bomb at a building 
■causing £20.000 worth of 
damage. He denies the charge. 

Aaron Palgrave. aged 21. of 
Church VaTe. Handsworth. 
denies arson, possessing petrol 
bombs and maliciously caus- 
ing an explosion. 

Mr Palgrave is afleged jo 
'have supplied Mr Hazell with 
the bomb and to have thrown 

-two bombs ai po ,ice - . , . 

Dei Supt Cressweli told the 
■court that when Mr Hazeii 
gave himself up to denira 
owning a pair th ^f 
being worn by the homber- 
.Bui he said, a pair were found 

■at hts home. • .. , 

I The trial was adjourned 

until today. 


Caring gorillas 

The gentle giants who eat celery, not children 

* ” 


By-Hugh Clayton ■ • 
‘Environment Correspondent 

The gorilla that stood guard 
over an injnred cMM was 
quickly enlisted yesterday as 
an antidote to explorers' gory 
tales about the creatures* 
ferocity and cruelty. 

Naturalists said there was 
nothing remarkable -about the 
uncannily human gesture -of 
Jam bo, a 25-stone father of 
12 . 

Mr John Burton, executive 
secretary of the Fauna jaA 
Flora Preservation Society, 
said that the chest-beating 
associated with gorillas was a 
Muff to deter attackers and not 
the prelude to an unprovoked 
assault. „ 

The animate feed on wBd 
celery and roots, not on chil- 
dren or big game hunters, to 
said. 

Sir David Attenborough, the 
television naturalist and an- 
other keen observer of the 
riant apes in their African 
hatuits, sahh “The image that 
has been foisted on the gorilla 
consists of the very things that 
we are ourselves.” 

Levan Merritt, aged nve* 
was described as “stable in 
Southampton general hosprtrf 
yesterday after falling 20 feet 
into the gorilla endosnre at 
Jersey Zoo on Sunday, the 
firsT'day of his family's 

k°Mi^Stepbeu MeiTitt. his 
father, said that Jamto tod 
been “so tender- He gently 



Levan Merritt lays imconsdous (bottom left) in the ape pit as Jambo, moves in for a closer 

inspection of the injnred boy. 


touched the boy, and it seemed 
to me that to was standing 
guard over him, protecting him 
from all the-ottor gorillas in 
the enclosure. 

“I had put Levan on the wall 
to look at the gorillas and 
turned away to pick up one. of 


the other children. He fen, and 
when 1 looked down.I thought 
he was dead.” 

Mr .Merritt who has three 
other children aged from four 
to right said yesterday that he 
accepted responsibility for the 
actikfenL 


The Fauna and Flora 
Preservation Society, which 
has spent much of the year 
trying to detach bats from 
their association with vam- 
pires, used Jam bo’s gesture to 
fry to dispel the traditional 
image of the gorilla as a 


combination of King Kong, 
abominable snowman and 
monster of the swamps. 

Mr Burton, who last met a 
wild gorilla in the spring, said: 
“Under no circumstances does 
the behaviour of the animal hi 
Jersey surprise me. There is 
no evidence that they have 
ever been aggressive except in 
the defence of their yonng, 
much the same as the average 

h uman. ” 

There are several hundred 
gorillas in zoos while the wfld 
population of a few thousand is 
confined to parts of west 
Africa. 

"They are very, very 
peacable. It is v^ry impressive 
seeing them three metres away 
noshing on the wild celery and 
puffing up a few roots," he 
srfded. 

Most gorillas including 
Jambo are of the lowland type, 
and only about 400 mountain 
gorillas are left. 

Mr Barton said that assis- 
tance given to the government 
of Rwaada under the project 
tod helped to protect the 
mountain gorilla, which was 
“bigger, hairier and woollier” 
than its lowland cousin. 

He claimed that much of the 
gorilla's evil reputation 
stemmed from the desire of 
generations of big game bant- 
ers to convince admirers at 
home that they tod shot a 
ruthless adversary and not a 
frightened animal that wanted 
to be left in peace. 

Information Service Page 16 


Fraud man 

had $3 ■: 

aliases 

A man aged 84 who claimed 
thousands of pounds in false 
social security benefit by 
assuming names selected from 
Who’s Who and Country Life 
magazine received a sus- 
pended prison sentence from 
magistrates at Reading, Berk- 
shire, yesterday. 

Mr Peter Tooke, for the 
prosecution, said that when 
police caught the pensioner 
they were forced to charge him 
under an alias because be 
refused to reveal his identity. 

Mr Tooke said that David 
Greenaway, whose real name 
was believed to be John 
Graham, had assumed more 
than 80 different identities to 
claim false benefit around the 
country. 

Greenaway, who is partially 
deaf, paid £2.50 a time for 
copies of genuine birth certifi- 
cates and then claimed benefit 
under his new name, he said. 

“He lived in hotels and 
claimed supplementary bene- 
fit under various names relat- 
ing to the birth certificates. It 
would appear the DHSS have 
been aware of this gentleman's 
activities for a number of 
years and have compiled a file 
ou him. They believe he has 
something like 83 aliases 
around the country.” 

Mr Tooke told the court 
that the “Mr Greenaway" he 
claimed to be was ihe former 
High Sheriff of Kent Sir 
Derek Burdick Greenaway, 
aged 77. 

“Greenaway” pleaded 
guilty to a specimen charge of 
dishonestly obtaining £2,953 
from the Department of 
Health and Social Security by 
falsely claiming he was Hugh 
Ford, who is Sir Hugh Ford, 
an eminent research engineer. 

He also pleaded guilty to 
two specimen charges , of 
attempting to obtain cash by 
claiming his name was 
Greenaway and Alan Cotlerill: 

Mr Tooke said Greenaway 
was arrested at Reading last 
June after staying in a local 
hoteL 

“When he was searched a 
concealed pocket was found in 
his trousers and various birth 
certificates were recovered” 
The magistrates, who were 
shown three pages listing pre- 
vious convictions for decep- 
tion dating back to 1944. 
imposed a six-month jail sen- 
tence suspended for two years 
to run concurrently on all 
three charges. 


Rabies death 

An inquest, was opened and 
adjourned at Portsmouth yes- 
terday into the death of Lesley 
Vivienne Smith, aged 45, 
from rabies, two weeks after 
being admitted to Queen 
Alexandra, Hospital Ports- 
mouth. while holidaying from 
Lusaka, Zambia, The disease 
was diagnosed six weeks after 
she was biuen by a dog. 


Poll shows 
most want 
medical 
files open 

By 8 Staff Reporter 

More than 70 per cent of 
people believe they should be 
able to see their personal 
medical records, according to 
a MORI (Market & Opinion 
Research International) poll 
conducted for the Freedom of 
Information Campaign. 

Nearly as many, more than 
six out of ten, believe that they 
should be allowed to see their 
children’s school records, the 
campaign's poll shows. And 
well over half favour access to 
national insurance or social 
security records, as well as to 
employers' personal files. 

Only 4 per cent felt they 
should have no right to see 
personal files. Campaign lead- 
ers. backed by 146 MPs from 
all parties, hope a private 
member's Bill will become 
law. creating a statutory right 
of access lo a wide range of 
personal files. 

The survey was carried out 
on a sample of 1.909 people in 
272 political constituencies 
At a press conference in 
London. Mr Des Wilson, co- 
chairman or the campaign, 
said his organization was hop- 
ing that armed with such 
statistics. MPs would now be 
able to introduce a private 
member's Bill in the next 
session with a “really good 
chance of success”. 

Mr Wilson was particularly 
pleascd that 54 Conservative 
MPs were on the list. With a 
general election within the 
next 18 months or so. he was 
confident the Government 
would not oppose a move with 
such overwhelming public 
support. 

A draft Bill drawn up by the 
campaign, which failed lo be 
taken up by MPs in the last 
seassion of Parliament, would 
allow people to discover 
where their records are held, 
how to obtain them, and how 
to correct inaccuracies. 


Schizophrenic 
threw brick 
at Pa lace 

A schizophrenia patient 
threw a brick through a 
Buckingham Palace window 
and another at the Houses of 
Parliament before being ar- 
rested outside Conservative 
Party headquarters, a court 
wasiold yesterday. 

Brian Humphreys, aged 34, 
had jtist discharged himself 
from the psychiatric wing of St 
Maty's Hospital in 
PaddingtonJiis doctor had 
committed him there for treat- 
ment under the Mental Health 
Act after he allegedly threat- 
ened his mother with a knife. 

Mr Alan Dutton, for the 
prosecution, told Horseferiy 
Magistrates’ Court:“His 
psychiatrist told him that if he 
was feeling tense, he should 
vent his- feelings on some- 
thing. He decided to smash 
windows around town.” 

Humphreys, unemployed, 
of Caernarvon House, 
Hallfield Estate, Paddington, 
who pleaded guilty to the two 
offences.funher admitted 
damaging ou the same day 
another window in West- 
minster, and a car in Smith 
Square. 

He was remanded in cus- 
tody for mental and medical 
reports from two donors. 


Club must pay 
wife dismissed 
for pregnancy 

Mrs Joan James has been 
awarded £1.272 after being 
dismissed as a steward of 
Gloucester working men's 
club, for being pregnant. 

Mrs James, aged 28, of 
Upton Street Gloucester, and 
her husband Colin, the joint 
steward, were told by club 
officials that a child was not 
wanted on the premises. 

Earlier this year an indus- 
trial tribunal upheld Mis 
James's claim that she was the 
victim of sex discrimination. 
At a resumed hearing in 
Gloucester yesterday, it or- 
dered that the club should pay 
Mr James's claim that he, 
too. was the victim of the 
same kind of discrimination, 
was dismissed by the tribunal. 
He intends to appeal 


Archivist stole 
£40,000 in 
rare stamps 

The archivist to the histori- 
cal society in a small Shrop- 
shire market town system- 
atically stole stamps, postal 
marks and letters worth 
£40.000 from county record 
offices. Shrewsbury Crown 
Court was told yesterday. 

Peter Imeson. aged 52. from 
Chetwynd Aston, near New- 
port. admitted eight charges. 
He was jailed for 18 months. 

The items in the eight 
charges came from record 
offices in Shropshire, Stafford- 
shire. Leicestershire. Lan- 
cashire and Keelc University. 

One. worth £12.000. was a 
rare Dockwra franking* of 1 680 
by the man who launched the 
penny post in Britain. 

Mr Bernard Linneman, for 
the prosecution, said Imeson's 
position as archivist to New- 
port Historical Society in- 
volved visits to record offices 
which led to the thefts. 

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HOME NEWS 


THE TIMES WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 1986 


Ff%1?ldd:ld5M=fc • Leader’s triumph 

Kinnock pledge on 
million jobs wins 
standing tribute 


Scargill on council 


GCHQ rebels greeted 


Mr Neil Kinnock took as his 
theme the need to fight an 
immediate front-line battle 
against unemployment. The 
congress applauded him 
enthusiastically when he 
pledged that oh winning the 
next election, the incoming 
Labour Government would 
implement an emergency two- 
year policy to generate in that 
time a million jobs. 

The Leader of the Oppo- 
sition and Leader of the 
Labour Party said that the 
choices were work or waste, 
and the Labour movement 
chose work. That was the 
main objective. 

Mr Kinnock said that, at the 
same lime as its two-year 
emergency policy. Labour 
would shirt a five-year me- 
dium -term employment strat- 
egy of investment The aim 
would be to promote indus- 
trial reconstruction and mod- 
ernization so that the new jobs 
were sustained, and the new 
training used so that the 
economy was strengthened 
and made more competitive. 

Thirdly. Labour would set 
out a 10-ycar planning ho- 
rizon in order to establish the 
coherence and continuity of 
economic policy that this 
country and its workers and 
managers in every industry 
had needed for a long time. 

He was accorded a standing 
ovation for a speech in which 
he bitterly attacked the Gov- 
ernment as the architects of 
ruin who would bequeath to 
Labour an economy that in 
large pari had been laid waste. 

He devoted a lengthy pas- 
sage of his speech to a Labour 
Government's need for 
consensus, dismissing “sa- 
loon-bar revolutionaries" who 
detested it but were small in 
number and influence: and 
others small in number but 
great in power who despised 
consensus because it impeded 
their arbitrary power over 
people. They included Rupert 
Murdoch. Ian MacGregor. 
Norman Tebbit and Margaret 
Thatcher. 

Mr Kinnock said he was 
proud of the support, solidar- 
ity and help given by the trade 
unions in the three years he 
had been leader of the Labour 
Party. He derived even greater 
delight from the way that 
support and solidarity had 
been not just in theory but in 
practice. 

it had not just been in order 
to secure electoral victory at 
the next election, which would 


TUC hears 
Kinnock’s 
plans 

Continued from page 1 

economy and restoring the 
public services. 

His tone, sombre yet deter- 
mined. was in tune with the 
strong sense of realism run- 
ning Through the debates. 

His promise of a new order 
for democratic socialism was 
coupled with tough words 
about the stance he would 
adopt towards those, in and 
out of the movement, who 
might try to frustrate his goals. 

Mr Kinnock said: “The 
Labourgovemment that I lead 
will be geared to gaining jobs 
above all else. 

”11 eo-operaiion and agree- 
ment are not given in any 
quarter it might slow the 
pace... 

"But I tell you and everyone 
else now it will not change the 
direction.” 

He said that, although he 
could be helped or hindered in 
his task, he could not be 
di\ cried. 

Mr Kinnock. who spoke for 
4-1 minutes, received the cus- 
tomary standing ovation from 
delegates. In his speech he also 
dampened expectations of a 
big spending boost under a 
Labour government. 

In a 'section aimed at a 
wider audience than his trade 
union supporters, he said that 
the proposed “single-minded 
attack on unemployment and 
under-investment” must in- 
evitably siphon off money 
that could be put to good use 
elsewhere. 

Emphasizing that he was 
issuing “no blank cheques, no 
rubber stamps". Mr Kinnock 
said: “I want everyone to 
understand that our absolute 
commitment to combating 
unemployment and decline 

must command great re- 
sources and that has direct 
implications for the use ot 
funds in every other area of 
public spending”. 


Today’s agenda 

Business today at the con- 
gress opens with a debate on 
education and continues with 
economic policy, which in- 
cludes the statutory minimum 


surely come, but to make the 
United Kingdom a better 
place to live in. 

That effort and activity had 
been generally valued, but no 
where more so than in the 
political ballots of the past 
year. These had been intended 
by the Government to divide 
and weaken the trade unions 
and to fulfil its hope and 
desire to cancel the political 
funds of oi$anized labour in 
Great Britain. 

“Well, it did not work out 
that way. did it?” he said. -to 
cheers. 

Millions had heeded the 
view- of Jack London that the 
non-poiilica! animal had no 
children, no parents, felt nei- 
ther heal nor cold and re- 
quired no shelter or warmth. 


Mr Kinnock said that there 
were millions of reasons for 
ridding Britain of the Tory 
Government They could see 
the reasons in the unemploy- 
ment queues, the hospitals, 
the housing waiting lists, 
among the families in poverty 
and pensioners in need. 

They could also see the need 
for getting rid of this Govern- 
ment among the children and 
young people hit by education 
cuts and among those outside. 
Silentnight, outside Wapping 
and outside pits. 

Millions said they must 
have no truck with the Botha 
regime.The whole nation 
needed a Government that 
would address issues with 
practical policies for freedom 
and fairness. for employment 
and production, for jobs and 



needed no money and there- justice. That could only be a 
fore needed no work, fought Labour Government. 


no causes, paid no taxes and 
when he died, buried himself. 

No lesson needed 
in democracy 

New policies ensured that the 
next Labour government 
would prevent employers 
from securing ex parte injunc- 
tions against trade unionists. 

There would be new rights 
of security for part-time work- 
ers and others in equally 
insecure jobs, such as women, 
who were the economic can- 
non fodder of Thatcherism. 
There would be new facilities 
for training and supporting 
and organizing trade 
unionists.The next Labour 
government would not be 
depriving workers of demo- 
cratic and common-law rights. 

Many thousands were doing 
the work of the unions with- 
out pay and in their own lime. 
They did not need lessons in 
democracy in any shape or 
form from the Conservative 
Party.If the Conservatives 
ever did have a vote at their 
party conference they would 
probably pay for iu he said, to 
laughter from delegates. That 
was the sort of thing to expect 
from a party that sought to 
recruit by offering member- 
ship to wine clubs and free 
copies of Jeffrey Archer books, 
and by canvassing in South 
Africa and the Cayman 
Islands.lt said a lot about the 
Conservative Party that in 
seeking recruits they had to 
scrabble around the globe to 
gel their votes. 


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• 


He said: “It will certainly 
not come from tiie Tory 
Government. They are the 
architects of ruin. They have 
had seven years of chances 
equipped with that huge bo- 
nanza of oil revenue which 
they have foiled to use to the 
advantage of the British peo- 
ple and British economy. In 
that time they have brought 
economic destruction on a 
scale not seen in peacetime.” 
He went on: “We are going to 


him better than to believe that 
labour would do that when in 
government 


the question, what would 
happen if he did not get 
consensus, was that the La- 


It did not mean stale control bour Government which he 
of the unions or colonization led would be geared to gen- 
of management Neither could erating jobs above all 
it mean the subordination of ejs&There would be no £3.6 


government. 

The Government was out to 
tender in awarding employers 
such powers of injunction and 
unemployment as to give 
them absolute and unprece- 
dented prerogatives over their 
workers. 

Labour rejected that system 


have to work our way out of of government and sought the 
this mess and we are going to democratic power to replace it 
have to work our way out of with a Labour Government 
the mess together. There is no that operated in concert with 
other practical way. There are workers and managers. “That 
no easy options, no lucky is our duty to the poor, the 


breaks, no oil bonanza, no 
easy paths.” 

They deliberated about it in 
the movement and discussed 
itwith others.He went on: “We 
do not ask as advocates of 
overmanning. We ask as ene- 
mies of under-servicing, un- 
der-production, under- 
provision. under- 

investment.” Mr Kinnock 
said that Mr Tebbit, chairman 
of the Conservative Party, had 


pain-ridden and the puny.” 

Consensus vital 
to restore nation 

They must operate 
consensus. Saloon bar revolu- 
tionaries detested consensus. 


but they never had to nego- • give the impression that every 
tiate a deal. They were small convenience and convention 


in numbers and influence and 


aired recently the idea of would remain so. 


differential rates of dole. Mrs 
Thatcher said they had to 
maintain the dole regime in 
the interests of efficiency. 

Was it not more efficient to 
pay wages for jobs that needed 
to be done and getting produc- 
tion, services, and National 
Insurance contributions in 
return? 

There would be partnership, 
concerted action. It did not 
mean that they would be 


There were others, still 
small in numbers but great in 
power who despised consen- 
sus. They wanted to give 
orders and wanted their will to 
be done without bargaining or 
agreement . 

They spoke in the language 
and took the action of Rupert 
Murdoch, Ian MacGregor, 
Norman Tebbit and Margaret 
Thatcher. 

Labour did not want to see 


offered rubber stamps or their power made stronger and 
blank cheques. They knew more ruthless. The answer to 


Scargill back on 
general council 








Mr Arthur Scargill. the spec- 
tre haunting Mr Neil 
Kinnock's efforts to present a 
united Labour Party-trades 
union front to the electorate, 
returned yesterday to the in- 


ner policy-making sanctum of union leaders of foiling to 
the TUC General Council and practise what they preach. 



Mr Ben Rubner addressing the congress yesterday. 

BOYCOTT CALL 

Co-ops are criticized in 
‘Silentnight’ protest 

The Co-operative Whole- of the trade union movement 
sale Society was criticized in a Health servkesA motion 
unanimous resolution ex- condemning the action of 
pressing grave concern that it health aufliorities in rubber 
had been deeply involved in stamping present government 
buying beds from Silentnight polices on privatization, 
throughout the long industrial health service cuts and 
dispute bwtween that com- community care, was agreed 
pany and the Furniture Tim- unanimously on a show of 


immediately attacked the pro- 
cess that had enable him to 
reach that post He claimed 
that the practice that enables 
any union with more than 
100.000 members to have 
automatic representation on 
the council should be 
scrapped in favour of elections 
for the posts. 

It was not merely an attack 
on his fellow senior trade 
union colleages, for Mr 
Scargill knows that his once 
mighty union is now 
hovearing dangaerously close 
to the 100.000 figure. 

If it drops below that num- 
ber, Mr Scargill could be the 
last member of the National 
Union of Mineworkers who 
can claim as of right a seat on 
the cabinet of the union 
movement For the first time 
since the formation oof the 
TUC the miners would be 
unable to play a cantral role in 
policy-making. 

He takes over from Mr 
Michael McGahey, who re- 
tires soon from his position as 
vice-president of the NUM. 


He said: “It is ironic; they 
voted for ballots for members 
yesterday yet they still run a 
system of appomatments for 
the officials. 

Mr ScargilPs appointment 
marks his return to the general 
council after three years’ self- 
imposed exile. 

He left because he believed 
he should be allowed to serve 
immediately on key policy- 
making committies rather 
than serve the traditional 
apprenticehip on less im- 
portant groupings. 

His support for ballots may 
surprise some of his members 
for during the bitter year-long 
miners' strike his national 
executive committee, whose 
policies he carried out, consis- 
tently rejected calls for the 
right to vote on the issue. 

In addition, bis executive 
committee removed from him 
the right to have a casting 
vote, thus ensuring that he did 
not have to comply with 
government rules stating that 
union officials must stand for 
re-election every five years. 


PENSIONS 


DHSS offices ‘the 
salt mines’ of 
the Civil Service 


Offices of the Department 
of Health and Social Security 
had become known as the salt 
mines of the Civil Service, the 
conference was told. 

Mr John Ellis, deputy gen- 
eral secretary of the Civil and 
Public Services Association, 
said that, unless cuts in those 
office staffs were reversed and 
more resources allocated, the 
system would foil apart. 


He was speaking in a debate general secretary, _ Natmigi 
i pensions, social security Union of Public Employees, 
d occupational pensions af- seconding the motion. Mia 


and occupational pensions af- 
ter which all motions were 

carried. 

The motions included a call 
for a Labour government to 
increase pensions; a demand 


that the Thatcher policy drove 
down benefits and under- 
mined the standards of the 
poor, ignoring their basic 
needs, so that pay and con- 


that the TUC and Labour ditions of trade union mem- 
Party should get together to bets could be driven down 
reform tax and social security further. Mr Norman Hitch 
to prevent poverty; and to president of the Transport 
ensure that pension funds Salaried Staffs Assooation, 


were retained for use 


moved 


composite 


pensioners and not skimmed occupational pensions calling 


off for use by employers. 


on all affiliated unions to 


billion tax giveaway every 
year to the richest 5 per cent 
because the poor needed the 
money more. 

They could not afford to let 
£1 1 billion of investment cap- 
ital bleed out of the country 
every year because they 
needed it for renewal and 

reconstruction. 

“I know that there will be 
times when that singieminded 
attack on unemployment and 
underinvestment m Britain 
will not make us popular with 
those who have vested in- 
terests or think they should 
come first or want a quiet life, 
but I would rather put it 
straight to them now than 
pretend that everything can be 
done sweetly , that every 
promise can be fulfilled 
smoothly, that every objective 
can be reached quickly, than 


Mr Jack Ee rie* . vice-chair- ensure that actuarial surpluses 
man of the general council, were used to improve pension 
opening the debate, said that benefits and payments. _ 
the Government’s vindictive Until then, the position on 
attacks on the social security occupational pension schemes 
system had exacerbated the was vital. They were put in 
problems faced in other areas danger through the Social 
of the welfare state. Security Act, 1 986, which was 

That was most clearly dem- an attempt to bribe workers 
onstrated in the effects of into personal pension 
poverty on the nation's health, schemes. 


Six years after the Black report 
on inequalities in health, the 


Mr Danny Sergeant presi- 
dent of Sogat '82. said an 


social divisions that gave rise unsavoury aspect of today's 
to ill health hart become even occupational pension schemes 


greater. 

Mr Ron Todd, general sec- 
retary, Transport and General 


person: to ensure pensioners 
ability to maintain warm and 


of the labour market to help to 
keep unemployment figures 


can be left untouched. There is 
no hope for the future of our 
country if that were the case.” 

He would rather face the 
people today with that truth 
than face the people of tomor- 
row with excuses. 

They must have the self- 
discipline and collective wilt 
to build patiently and perma- 
nently and to work their way 
to work. He believed that they 
had whal it took to do that. It 
came from bitter experience of 
the alternative: and they 
would win and deserve their 
victory- 


well-lit homes with adequate down, it was being done by 
bearing allowances covering slashing social security pro- 
all frets without a means test; visons for women and eroding 
to introduce a statutory free- maternity benefits, 
fare scheme for pensioners on Miss Audrey Buttery, Na- 
public transport nationally; tional and Local Government 
and to discus* phasing in a Officers’ Association, said 
common retirement age of 60. new employers should receive 
Mrs Jan Nefl, National explanatory literature showing 
Union of Tailors and Gar- the benefits of established 
ment Workers, seconding, pension schemes, 
said they should oppose exten- Mr Gordon Davies, Bank- 
sion of the retirement age for ing, Insurance and Finance 
women to 65. Women lived Union, said many employers 
loneer than men. took money out of employees’ 


longer than men. 

She told male 
detegatesTCome and join us. 
Retire at 60. If we have an 
adequate pension we can all 
live happily ever after 
together.” 


took money out of employees’ 
pennon funds through con- 
tribution holidays or simply 
reducing their contributions. 

Mrs Linda Hammill, of the 
enginnering union's Tech- 
nical. Administrative and 


Mr Leslie Christie, general Supervisory Section (TASS), 
cretary. Society of Civil and said that from next year the 


secretary. Society of Civil and 
Public Servants, moved a two- 
page composite motion reject- 
ing government policy and 


value of state maternity bene- 
fit would drop because of its 
being treated as taxable in- 


calling for the general council come. 

and the Labour Party to work The introduction of statu- 


In the wake of the 
overwhelming support given 
on Monday by delegates to the 
general council's tacking for 
strike ballots, Mr Scargili 
accuseed his fellow trade 


together to reform tax and 
social security to prevent pov- 
erty; to meet the needs of all 
through social services with- 
out resort to means test except 
as a safety net; to eliminate the 
poverty trap; and to increase 
child benefit and social insur- 
ance benefits. 

It also called for equality 


tory maternity pay would give 
trade unions an opportunity 
to build on new obligations on 
employers. 

Mr John Ellis said that, at 
present, employers paid two- 
thirds of the cost of most 
occupational pension 
schemes. Personal pensions 
loaded that on to the worker. 


MSC JOBS 


More control needed 
for programmes 


The congress called on the 
general council to initiate 
more vigorous control of the 
Manpower Services Commis- 
sion community programme. 

A motion, moved by the 
Union of Construction, Allied 
Trades, and Technicians, was 
concerned that. many commu- 
nity programmes tad devel- 
oped in housing, construction 
and environmental works 
and. unless strictly controlled, 
might represent a substitute 
for foU-time, permanent jobs. 

The motion, carried unani- 
mously, called for a reduction 
in part-time employment on 
the programme and an in- 
crease in the proportion .of 
entrants taken on to full-time 
jobs. 

There should also be a big 


increase in the average wage of ■ 
£67 a week and an end to 
provisions on eligibility that 
discriminated against women. 

Mrs Pat Turner, of the 
General. Municipal, Boiler- 
makers, amd Allied Trades 
Union, condemned a situa- 
tion under which unemployed 
married women with hus- 
bands working were denied 
the right to participate in an 
important public employment 
scheme. 

TUC figures 

There are 1,1 80 delegates at 
this year’s congress, represent- 
ing 88 trade unions. Member- 
ship of TUC-affiliated unions 
is 9.560.000, compared with a 
peak of 12.000.000 in 1970. 


GCHQ 


Ovation for ‘spy centre’ union rebels 


ber and Allied Trades Union. 

The motion called on the 
Co-op to join the national 


hands. 

It also proposed that district 
health authorities should be 


boycott of Silentnight pro- com posed of elected members j 

ai 5- d n and staff representatives. 

Mr Ben Rubner. general 

secretary of the union, moving * d - ” J* g* ■ 

the motion, said that an Confederation of Hralth Ser- 
approach to the management vice Employees, proptaing the 


by a group of clergymen had 
recently been rejected. 

.Appealing for support from 
the wholesale society, he said 
that it was wrong to pul 
commercial interest before 
moral responsibility and ob- 


motion. said the National 
Health Service was run by- 
hand-picked government 
hatchet men with the aim of 
destroying everything 
achieved since 1948. 

Seconding the motion, Mr 


wage, collective bargaining lemnight beds. 

and low pay. The congress will I Mr Tnm F( 


and low pay. The congress will 
also be asked to approve a 
motion calling for the re- 
nationalization of British 
Telecom. 


ligation. Thirty per cent of Tony Griffiths. National 
CWS bed sales were Si- Union of Public Employees, 
lemnight beds. said new’ management pro- 

Mr Tnm Foster. National grammes had wrested the 
Union of Public Employees. NHS away from the people 


Mr Tnm Foster. National grammes had wrested the 
Union of Public Employees. NHS away from the people 
seconding, said that trade who had created it and put it 
unionists' who lost their jobs into the hands of the friends of 
needed the collective support the Government 


Trade unionists from the 
Government Comtxnteations 
Headquarters were given a 
standing ovation by delegates 
when they nnforied their onion 
banner from the balcony dur- 
ing a debate condemning the 

Govemmnent’s union ban at 
the Cheltenham intelligence- 
gat bering centre. 

A motion congratulating all 
workers at die GCHQ who 
had remained in or rejoined 
their trade unions since the 
tan was imposed in January 
1984 was passed unanimously 
by a show of hands. 

Mr Alan Healey. Associ- 
ation of First Division Civil 
Servants, moving the motion, 
which condemned the im- 
position of fines and penalities 
for trade union membership at 
the GCHQ and reaffirmed a 
determination to continue the 
campaign to restore trade 


union rights, said victory 
would come. 

The question of whether 
trade onion membership 
would subject workers to the 
risk of blackmail had been at 
issue. The fact that members 
had withstood two years of 
blackmail from the Govern- 
ment proved there was no such 
risk. 

The motion, he said, sought 
to restore trade nnion rights as 
they had existed before the 
tan. That meant members not 
having to return to the GCHQ 
on their knees and accepting a 
watered-down version. 

“They want and deserve the 
full set”, he said. 

The ban had been imposed 
becanse the Government 
claimed that trade onion 
membership produced a con- 
flict of loyalties. Members bad 
not been aware of any such 


conflict until it was pointed out 
by the Government 

Important con cessions had 
been wrung from die Gov- 
ernment over the threat of 
disciplinary action and pos- 
sible dismissal for those 
tmkraists who refused to resign 
or who had since rejoined. 

That dimhdown had been 
achieved by trade onion pres- 
sure ami that pressure should 
be maintained imtil the pledge 
of restoration of full nnion 
rights had been fulfilled. 

Mr Tom Sawyer, deputy 
general secretary of Nope, 
seconding the motion, said 
7,000 men and women had 
been denied the basic freedom 
of belonging to a trade union 
and 50 men and women contin- 
ued to fight for their liberties 
and livelihood while retaining 
their nnion membership. 

The problem was not one for 


the civil servants' unions but a 
problem for the whole move- 
ment Ybe congress had a duty 
to see that it remained at the 
top of the agenda 

Mr Wyn Sevan, EETPU, 
said the congress should unite 
to protect the rights of fellow 
trade unionists who had been 
victimized by the Gov- I 
era meat's policies. 

Mr Norman WHlis, TUC ; 
general secretary, said the 
general council gave Its fill] ; 
support to the motion while ! 
paying tribute to those who i 
had fought for and woa some I 
important victories for mem- : 
tars at the GCHQ. Those i 
victories had not been i 
achieved without sacrifices. 

“Our pledge to them”, be ! 
said, “is to see foil rights are ! 
restored at GCHQ. Martial 
law will be lifted at Chelt- 
enham.” 


Reports by Alan Wood, John Winder, Nicholas Wood, Nicholas Beeston, Anthony Hodges, Tim Jones and Mark Ellis 


COMMENTARY 


between men and women in 
social security and tax 

systems. , . 

He said that the gap be- 
tween rich and poor had 
become a gaping chasm. 

Government reviews were 
not serious reviews but cynical 
cost-cutting exercises. They 
should get away from means- 
tested benefits 
Mr Tom Sawyer, deputy 
«>nml secretarv. National 





was the way surpluses, built 
up over many years, were used 
to finance part of the cost of 


Workers’ Union, moved . a takeover bids. , 

composite motion calling on Surpluses were also being 
the Labour Party for a mani- • plundered by- certain employ- 
festo commitment to a pen- ers to increase profits. Miss 
sion level of not less than a Bernadette Hfltan, Union of 
half of average earnings for a Shop. Distributive and Allied 
married couple and not less Workers, said the Govern- 
tfian a third for a single ment was driving women out 



Mr Kinnock went out of his 
way to emphasise that there 
would be no easy options. That 
was wise for two reasons. 

It wfl] damage Labour's 
electoral chances if the party 
SeemS to be making nnmil ktig 
promises, and a Labour gov- 
ernment would be doomed if it 
is burdened with excessive 
commitments. But will Labour 
leaders be able to resist the 
pressures from their support- 
ers inside and outside the 
unions? 

Mr Kinnock has provided a 
valuable general declaration 
against whkfa the specifics of 
Labour policy should now be 
judged. 






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Geoffrey Smith 


Daring last year's con- 
ference season Neil Kinnock 
established his reputation for 
political courage. Nobody 
could have asked for more 
forthright attacks on Arthur 
Scargill's leadership of the 
miners or on the Liverpool 
Militants. 

This year Mr Khmock’s 
task is to establish his reputa- 
tion for political weight He 
lias to rise above the level of 
the embattled party leader to 
that of the potential Prime 
Minister. 

His speech to the TUC 
yesterday was a deliberate 
attempt to respond to that 
chal lenge. It amounted to a 
diplomatically phrased 
declaration of independence 

Authority call 
well received 

for the Labour Party from the 
trade unions. He was looking 
for a partnership and con- 
certed action, but a Labour 
government under his leader- 
ship would not be subservient 
to them. 

That is precisely the kind of 
assurance that the country 
wants from a Labour leader. It 
does not want a government 
that will rale in the interests of 
the muons or one 1 that will 
simply accept the national 
priorities dictated by nnion 
leaders who are not answer- 
able to the national electorate. 

In the past one of Labour's 
strongest riaima to office was 
that as the party closest to the 
onions it would stand the best 
chance of restraining the ir- 
responsible use of their power. 
But now that the country is no 
longer so in awe of the unions 
that claim has ceased to be 
relevant. The more that La- 
bour is able to establish a 
reasonable distance between 
itself and the unions, the tatter 
its electoral prospects will be. 

This is recognised by the 
unions themselves. Their con- 
fidence has been sapped by 

Spiritedness and 
clear sincerity 

their experience under Mrs 
Thatcher. They know that 
they are not loved and that 
their influence has dimin- 
ished. They are almost as 
desperate as Mr Kinnock for 
the return of a Labour govern- 
ment. 

That probably explains why 
die conference gave such an 
enthusiastic reception to Mr 
Kinnock's assertion of author- 
ity. Another possibility is that 
the unions may not be con- 
vinced that be really means it 
or that he will be able to make 
it effective when the pressure 
comes. 

In general terms be said 
with spirit and evident sincer- 
ity yesterday everything that 
be could reasonably have been 
expected to say. For that 
reason it was a notable speech. 
Bat it was only in general 
terms. The next test will be 
whether he is able to live op to 
these pronouncements. 

The TUC has this week 
given formal backing to his 
policy on industrial relations 
legislation, bat will be be able 
to avoid the Labour Party 
being stampeded into outright 
opposition to nuclear power, 
which the conference will be 
debating tomorrow? 

Speech proclaims 
economic realism 


Before Mr Kinnock rose to 
speak yesterday the con- 
ference was voting for in- 
creases in pensions and other 
social benefits that would 
impose an impossible burden 
on the economy. The logic iff 
his speech was that such 
demands wQl be ignored. Not 
because be was renouncing 
Labour's social conscience, 
but because be was proclaim- 
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THE TIMES WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 l*oo 


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BRITISH ASSOCIATION 


Cancer vaccines 

V accine trials to beat 


Childbirth procedures • Transplant operations 


liver cancer hailed 
as medical landmark 


IsJF* j* 1 ? 1 atteT npt to prevent 
one of the common human 
9*™^? va ccination was 
described as “a landmark 1 in 
methane" by Professor Arie 
Zuckerman, one of the sd- 
witirts involved, to a meeting 
« the Biomedical Science 
section of the British Associ- 
ation. in Bristol yesterday. 

He gave details of an inter- 
national trial organized by the 
World Health Organization, 
to halt liver cancer caused by 
hepatitis B virus. 

. The World Health Organ- 
ization was also recommend- 
ing to the Department of 
Health in Britain, and other 
governments, the routine 
vaccination of the population 
at risk of contracting hepatitis 
B infection, he said. That 
included doctors, nurses, 
ambulancemen, paramedical 
Staff*, public health workers, 
policemen and firemen, as 
well as drug addicts and 
prostitutes. 

The preparation for nen- 
-tralizing the hepatitis B infec- 
tion was the most advanced 
piece of research from a 
number of results presented to 
the association for vaccines to 
prevent virus-induced can- 


By Pearce Wright Science Editor 


cers, and to give immunity 
against Aids. 

More than 25 per cent of 
cancers are now thought to be 
induced by viruses. 

The new protective com- 
pounds share a common 
characteristic They have "be- 
come possible only because of 
advances in genetic engineer- 
ing. which makes it feasible 
for naiuraUy-occnrmg, or 
chemically-synthesized ver- 
sion molecules to be extracted 
from one organism and 
spliced imo another. 

In the case of hepatitis B, 
the scientists isolated a pro- 
tein molecule from the coating 
of the virus. That particle was 
enough to provide protection, 
because when introduced into 
people, it stimulated the de- 
fence system just as if infec- 
tion had occured with the 
whole virus. 

The molecule was incor- 
porated into the vaccine used 
normally to safeguard against 
smallpox. 

Professor Zukerman, of the 
London School of Hygiene 
and Tropical Medicine, said 
primary liver cancer was one 
of the 10 most common 
cancers in the world, with 
more than 250,000 new cases 


each year. The average sur- 
vival time was only three to 
four months, and infection 
with thai virus resulted in up 
to 80 per cent of patients 
contracting cancer. 

The most startling predic- 
tion to the meeting came from 
Professor Bill Jarrett, of the 
University of Glasgow Vet- 
erinary School He forecast 
that a vaccine should be ready 
in three to four years to 
prevent Aids. 

Professor Jarrett pioneered 
the development of a vaccine 
that protected cats against 
leukaemia. He was invited 
into the international medical 
research effort on Aids be- 
cause his work on feline 
leukaemia involved a similar 
son of rcefrovirus to that 
which causes Aids. " 

One of the achievements in 
his animal work was that 
infected cats also recovered by 
treatment after infection. 

Scientists have been baffled 
how to approach vaccination 
against Aids because the dis- 
ease causes the body's im- 
mune system to collapse. 


There is nothing for a vaccina- 
tion to stimulate to produce 
the normal protection in the 
form of antibodies. 



Savage attack on 
doctors over 
birth ‘tragedies’ 

By Thomson Prentice, Science Correspondent 
Doctors may be putting home rather than in hospital, 


may 

thousands of women and their 
babies at risk and wasting 
many mQCons of pounds by 
unnecessary child birth inter- 
ventions and procedures, Mrs 
Wendy Savage, the consultant 
obstetrician, said yesterday. 

Women «nd children were 
suffering because doctors were 
pursuing “an unattainable 
goal" of zero mortality in 
childbirth, she said. 

“That pursuit can cause 
tragedies for thousands of 
women who are subjected to 
unnecessary interventions" 


.A:r^.n 

Mrs Savage addressing the Bristol conference yesterday. 
She says thousands of women and babies are at risk because 
of unnecessary interventions by doctors. 


There was no evidence that 
ultra-sound scanning saved 
babies' lives, tot as many as 
80 per cent of pregnant women 
were routinely scanned at a 
cost to the National Health 
Service of about £12^ million 
a year, she said. 

Mrs Savage, a leading cam- 
paigner for natural childbirth, 
is doe to return to her post in 
an east London hospital in two 
weeks after bring cleared of 
charges of professional incom- 
petence. She had been sus- 
pended for 15 months. 

She called yesterday for 
women to fight to remove the 
power that obstetricians held 
over them. Only 1 per cent of 
women now had their babies at 


but there was no evidence that 
hospital deliveries were safer, 
she said. 

By treating every pregnancy 
as an illness many obstetri- 
cians were destroying the "ex- 
citing a"d thrilling exper- 
ience" of chOdbirth, she said. 

Women were bring given the 
idea that childbirth was 
becoming more and more tech- 
nical with the result that 
doctors had almost complete 
power of deriding how and 
where the birth should take 
place. 

Mrs Savage called for an 
increased role for midwives, 
for changes in the training and 
appo intment of consultant 
obstetricians and for more re- 
search on the safety of differ- 
ent options for childbirth. 

Dr Linda Ward, of the 
Department of Mental Health 
at Bristol University, told the 
conference that the opinions of 
the medical profession "con- 
tinue to outweigh the views or 
rights of ordinary women" in 
fertility control. 

Scientific and technical ad- 
vances in reproduction and 
fertility control were being 
achieved outside the control of 
the women themselves, she 
said. 


Saving life 
must be 
fi costed’ 

forNHS 

New medical procedures 
aimed at saving lives should 
not be funded by the National 
Health Service until their 
costs and benefits have been 
properly evaluated, a leading 
researcher said yesterday {Our 
Science Correspondent 
writes). 

Although the heart trans- 
plant programmes have been 
assessed, there are “enormous 
and Quite unacceptable gaps" 
in many other medical areas. 
Mr Marlin Buxton said. 

"It is not acceptable any 
longer to ignore information 
on costs or benefits where 
such information exists and to 
revert to emotional appeal, 
rhetoric or political exped- 
iency," he said. 

Mr Buxton, senior research 
fellow in health economics at 
Brunei University, led a study 
published last year imo the 
heart transplant programmes 
in Britain. 

The study showed that sur- 
gery costs have fallen substan- 
tially while the length of 
patients' survival after the 
operation has significantly 
increased. 

But heart transplantation 
was an exception, he said. 
"Liver transplantation, for 
example, has never been sub- 
jected to economic eval- 
uation." 


\ 


: Threat of 
rabies for 
Britain 

By Our Science 
Correspondent 

Britain could face an epi- 
demic of rabies that would 
spread through the country at 
a rate of more than a mile a 
week, an expert said yester- 
day. 

Although the "particularly 
horrifying disease" would ap- 
parently vanish after its first 
wave, it would re-emerge in 
some areas every six years. 
.Professor James Murray said. 

' The rabies epidemic sweep- 
ing through Europe has effec- 
tively reached the northern 
coast of Fiance, mostly spread . 
by foxes, he said. Predicting ! 
that it will probably affect | 
Britain, Professor Murray 
said: 

"The resulting problem will 
'be particularly serious here 
because of our high density of 
foxes, both urban and nual, 
and domestic dogs and cats." 

The disease would probably 
enter Britain through the il- 
legal importation of an af- 
fected animal, he said. If the 
disease was introduced in 
Southampton it might reach 
as far north as Manchester in 
'about three-aud-a-half years. 
Professor Murray, director of 
the Centre for Mathematical 
Biology at Oxford University, 
said. 

; One method of stopping the 
spread would be by creating a 
.rabies “break" ahead of the 
front, scattering meat impreg- 
nated with rabies vaccine in 
fox territory. That would re- 
duce the unprotected fox 
population to a level below the 
threshold for an epidemic to 
exist, he said. 

Professor Murray's depart- 
ment calculated the rate of 
spread of the disease by 
analysing the numbers of 
foxes in Britain. The mam 
epidemic front would move at 
speeds of about 100 
kilometres (62fc miles) a year, 
he said. 


Back to 
hippos 
in Leeds 

By Our Science Editor 

Man-made pollution of die 
atmosphere could cause a 
return to the days when the 
hippopotamus roamed north 
of Leeds or when polar bears 
swam in the Thames. 

The evidence that those 
creatures existed in Britain — 
when die weather was hot 
enough for the hippo 12d000 
years ago and cold enough far 
the polar bear only i8,W) 
years ago — was outlined by 
Dr Jobi JFlenky, of Hull 
University, to geologists meet- 
ing at the British Association 
in Bristol. * 

He was ruikhtg about the 
changes in the animal and 
plant populations of the past 
two nuUion years, which in- 
cluded dramatic periods when 
extinctions of many species 
occurred. 

He said some changes, es- 
pecially the extinction of huge 
animals, could be explained by 
climatic change. But there was 
growing evidence that man 
had a hand in those 
extinctions. 

The world's "megafauna", 
which embraced mammoths, 
giant deer, giant kangaroos 
and giant emus, did not, as 
previously thought, lose their 
food supply, they became one. 

It was possible to unravel 20 
complete cycles of temperature 
chang e m the past two million 
years, each climatic cycle last- 
rag about 100,000 years. 

While the cause for the 
cycles was uncertain, changes 
in the Earth's orbit might have 
had a prime effect But the 
conditions were exaggerated 
by other mechanisms. 

"It is an extremely sobering 
thought that we are at 
interfering with one of those 
mechanisms, the concentra- 
tion of carbon dioxide iu the 
atmosphere, by burning fossil 
fuels then destroying the rain 
forests." 

While Dr Flenley was inter- 
preting the geological ev- 
idence, a group of scientists 
from the Meteorological Of- 
fice explained that the tem- 
perature at the surface of the 
Earth would be 30 C colder 
were it not for the gases in the 
atmosphere. 


- The vaccination project 
would be preferable to the 
■widespread slaughter of foxes, 
he said. 

St Mark’s inquiry 


•iocese defends plan 
>r church restaurant 

. . i ^ ,h»fnnonri nftl 


„ by Garfunkels, the 
xl chain, to turn a 
1 church into a rtt- 
i were defended on the 
iy of a public inquiry in 
London yesterday. 

iervJrtionists 
; will destroy the Ital- 
ic nineteenth-century 

r of St Mark's Church, 
Audley Street, Mayfair. 

church, empty since 
S owned by the Ctodi 
land's London diocese, 
favours the conversion. 

[)avid Mole, on behalf 
jiocese. denied that the 
. would ruin the 
i*s Regency archi- 

y few changes of 
ancc are propose^ 
s important and vah> 
i this buildmgwil) be 
d and enhanced, ne 

church was nowvery 
lated and in need 0 

work estimated at 

ua 

Jenied that the church 
become a hamburger 
f the plans were ao 
-Garfunkels propose 


restaurant at the top end of the 
market and- they feel it should 
not be too large." 

Conservationists fear the 
restaurant will increase the 
volume of traffic, injure res- 
ident amenities and intrude 
into the local environment 

"This is not a silken back- 
water or some rural area," Mr 
Mole said. "This site is 100 
yards from Oxford Street and 
I am sure there are noisier 
places but it would take time 
to think of one." 

The diocese considered the 
church was unsuitable for use 
by other Christian religions, 
Mr Mole added. 

“This church represents an 
asset to the diocese, which 
needs to make the most of 
what assets it has." 

St Mark's, which is a grade- 
one listed building, was used 
bv the American church for 
two vears after it closed in 
1974.' 

On Friday the inquiry will 
hear objections by individual 
groups including Save 
Britain's Heritage, English 
Heritage. The Mayfaic 
Residents* Association an«H 



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OVERSEAS NEWS 


THE TIMES WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 1986 


Pilot had heart attack 
before mid-air crash 
which claimed 85 lives 


The pilot of the small plane 
which ploughed into the rear 
of an Aero Mexico airliner on 
Sunday near herchad suffered 
a heart attack just minutes 
before the mid-air collision 
that took 85 lives. 

Mr Bill Gold, spokesman 
for the Los Angeles County 
Coroner, said that the heart 
attack “definitely” happened 
before the single-engine Piper 
plane struck the DC 9, which 
was about to land at Los 
Angeles airport. 

“He had suffered an occlu- 
sive coronary artery disease — 
or heart attack — within 
minutes before his death, 
which is to say it happened 
after he took off from Tor- 
rance airport (a suburb of Los 
Angeles) and before the 
collision,” Mr Gold said. 



Mr William Kramer alleged 
pilot of the small plane 


From Ivor Davis, Los Angeles 

“We don't know the exact 
liming or severity of the attack 
or whether it rendered him 
unconscious. He did not the of 
a heart attack: death was due 
to multiple traumas suffered 
in the crash”. 

Although the identity of the 
pilot and his two women 
passengers was not disclosed. 
The Los Angeles Times re- 
ported yesterday that the man 
at the control of the Piper was 
believed to have been Mr 
William Kramer, aged 53, a 
company executive who lived 
with his family of five in the 
Los Angeles suburb of Palos 
Verdes. 

He. his wife. Kathleen, and 
her sister. Caroline, were be- 
lieved to have died in the 
crash. Mr Kramer was an 
experienced pilot who had 
logged 230 hours of flying time 
in five years. 

The death toll stood at 8S 
yesterday. That included 58 
passengers and six crew on the 
DC 9. the three occupants of 
the Piper and 18 people in the 
Los Angeles suburb of Cerri- 
tos. where the airliner and the 
Piper fell. 

Fifteen of the dead were 
unearthed on Monday night 
from the charred rubble of one 
devastated home. They were 
all attending a weekend party. 

Another 15 people were 


listed as “officially missing”. 

Federal officials said that it 
appeared that the Piper broke 
off the DC 9's horizontal sta- 
bilizer — a section of the tail 
gear crucial to controlling the 
airliner. It then nosedived 
into the houses below. The 
Piper crashed into an empty 
school-yard. 

What has made the search 
difficult for rescuers is that the 
bodies, many of them dis- 
membered, were scattered 
over a very large area. 

Yesterday the traffic con- 
troller in charge of the board at 
Los Angeles airport at the time 
of the collision ’ was taking 
what officials term “a routine 
drug test”. - 

The controller has said that 
be did not see any blip on bis 
radar screen indicating that 
the Piper may have strayed 
into an area dearly defined as 
a path used by jets about to 
land. However a transponder, 
a device which sends out 
signals to controllers, was 
found near the mangled 
wreckage of the Piper. It was 
turned on. 

There was also speculation 
here that the pilot of the Piper 
may have wandered into the 
airliners path while the 
controller was warning off a 
second small plane from the 
DC 9's landing path. 


On the slow train to Jaffna 


Fragile link opens up again 


In March. I took what 
proved to be the last train 
from Colombo, the Sri Lan- 
kan capital, to this, the capital 
of the Northern Province. The 
day after 1 travelled the train 
was blown up. and the vital 
link between the south and the 
rebel-infested northern penin- 
sula was cul 

From then onwards, the 
train travelled only as far as 
Vavouniya. the last outpost of 
Sinhalese settlement before 
the country becomes wholly 
dominated by the Tamils, the 
country's minority ethnic 
group. 

Though the rail link is vital 
for Tamils living in the Jaffna 
Peninsula, it has also been a 
useful way for the Sri Lankan 
.Army to move men and 
equipment to the north. So 
though the local inhabitants 
promptly blamed the Army 
for having blown up the rails, 
it seems much more likely that 
the Tamil guerrillas them- 
selves did iu 

On the day last week that I 
was due to go north again, the 
authorities announced that for 
the first time the train would 
continue beyond Vavouniya. 
Likely to cut several hours of 
jolting bus travel off the 
journey, it seemed a good 
omen.’ 

When I went to buy a ticket 
the day before, however, no 
one seemed to have told the 
clerks about the extension to 
the journey. I had to wait until 
five the next morning before I 
could pay the fare to 
Kilinochchi, the last good- 
si/od town before the pen- 
insula. 

The train drew out 
promptly at 5.50 pm. It was 
packed. Small boys selling 
buttles of soda, buns, biscuits 
or fruit wandered the aisles. 
There was a brisk trade in 
refreshing coconuts. 

A man opposite told me he 
was a merchant seaman, going 
hume with his mother's ashes. 
Our hags were searched 
(again) by two policemen. 

The stations ticked slowly 
by and the countryside 
changed from the lush, dense 
palm plantations of the moist 
southern half of the country to 
open fields of rice paddy and 


From Michael Hamlyn, Jaffna 

then the tangled thombush 
jungle of the dry zone. 

At Medawachchiya, about 
30 miles short of Vavouniya, 
the train halted for a long, long 
waiL An Army helicopter flew 
by, once high and once low 
enough to see the faces of the 
young soldiers pointing their 
automatic rifles out of the 
doorway. 

Medawachchiya's station 
master had heard a distant 
bang on the rails and was not 
taking the chance of sending 
the train on until be was sure 
the track was dear. 

After an hour or so the 
driver blew his whistle, and we 
drew on to Vavouniya - to be 
told that this was the terminus 
again: the terrorists had that 
morning severed the line in 



two places just outside the 
town, blowing up culverts to 
make sure nothing moved 
farther north that day. 

We boarded buses that the 
authorities efficiently had 
waiting there for us. On my 
bus there were 40 seats and 75 
passengers. 

There was no air condition- 
ing. and passengers long gone 
had taken away the fans for 
souvenirs or to furnish their 
own homes. It got quite warm 
during the next six hours. 

Evidence of the increasing 
bitterness of the Tamil insur- 
gency accumulated as the bus 
lurched and bumped over 
grossly potholed roads to the 
north. Beside the railway track 
on our left, we passed the 
rusting remains of a train 
blown up a year ago. which 
had been carrying soldiers. 
Thirty of them died. 

Kilinochchi. astonishingly, 
has become a ghost town. Hie 
bus pulled in to get clearance 
to continue its journey, and 


was surrounded by no one. No 
vendors tripped over from the 
near by market, for there was 
no one there. Empty plastic 
sheeting flapped loudly in the 
breeze. 

The inhabitants had pre- 
ferred to move out rather than 
stay to become victims of the 
crossfire between the young 
gunmen of the Tamil sepa- 
ratist movements and the Sri 
Lankan Army, which had 
established a big encampment 
there. 

At Elephant Pass, the nar- 
row isthmus isolated among 
the sail pans through which all 
road and rail traffic to Jaffna 
must go. all the men were 
made to get down in order to 
have their credentials chec- 
ked. It was done, the travellers 
said, much more politely than 
it has often been. 

As the bus rolled through 
the checkpoint on to the 
peninsula, the atmosphere in- 
side lightened. It was apparent 
that there were to be no more 
checks. The Tamil passengers 
were now in their home 
territory, where the Army 
stays in its camps and the 
militants role. 

But arriving at Jaffna 
showed some of the cost to be 
paid for that security. Confin- 
ing the Army to its camps has 
its price. 

Jaffna has been declared to 
be more or less a free-fine 
zone, and shells and mortars 
whistling out of the Jaffna 
Fort have caused much dam- 
age. A bank manager was 
killed outside his bank in the 
heart of the town last week 
(and his fiancee committed 
suicide later) when a mortar 
fell in Hospital Road. A new 
bridegroom and his new fa- 
ther-in-law were killed the 
same day. 

The Ashoka Hotel, which 
stands a few hundred yards 
from the walls of the Fort, has 
been hit at least three times m 
recent months. 

Room 217 is a shambles of 
broken glass from the impact 
of a rocket. 

Though I was well tired by 
the 12-hour journey from the 
south, sleep came uneasily in a 
room feeing the Fort. 



.* T, -. ‘ • ' *■-*■•*• -'Y. 


President Fidel Castro of Coha embracing Colonel Muammar Gadaffi, the Libyan leader, right, as President Ali Khamenei 
of Iran, left, looks on during the seoond day of the conference of the Non-Aligned Movement in Harare yesterday. 

Khamenei 
silenced 
by Mugabe 


From a Correspondent 
Harare 

Mr Robert Mugabe, the 
Prime Minister of Zimbabwe, 
faced his first problems yes- 
terday as incoming chairman 
of the Non-Afigned Movement 
when be asked President 
Khamenei of Iran to cut short 
an hoar-long diatribe against 
Iraq and the superpowers. 

President Khamenei, a 
grimly forbidding figure in his 
grey and black Muslim cleri- 
cal robes, demanded the 
expulsion of Iraq from the 
Movement and rejected any 
attempt at mediation in the 
six-year Gnlf War which 
“lacked necessary attention to 
die hnpoitant element of 
justice”. 

The sodden arrival on Mon- 
day of Colonel Gadaffi, the 
Libyan leader, threatened to 
raise tensions when he report- 
edly said that he had come to 
put an end to the Movement's 
pretensions to neArality be* 
tween East and West It had to 
choose between imperialism oir 
revolution, he said. 

Referring to Monday's ap- 
peal fry the chairman of the 
Palestine liberation Organ- 
ization, Mr Yassir Arafat, for 
Iran to tarn its gluts on Tel 
Aviv and Pretoria, President 
JEhamenei scornfully accused 
the PLO of toying with a 
compromise with Zionism. 

Mr Oliver Tambo, president 
of the African National Con- 
gress, confirmed that he is 
prepared to meet Sir Geoffrey 
Howe, the Foreign Secretary, 
next month. - We will be 
firing the point that the 
people of southern Africa are 
astounded by the attitude of 
the British Government to 
apartheid,” he said. 

Fifty-seven heads of state 
ami government are thought to 
be attending the summit, 
which is to dose on Sunday. 
Leading article, page 13 


Sunk Soviet liner 
was used by Nazis 


Bremen (Reuter) — The 
Soviet passenger ship that 
sank in the Black Sea on 
Sunday was one of the best- 
known German linen built 
after the First World War and 
served for a time as a hospital 
ship for wounded German 
troops. 

A spokesman for the 
Vuikan shipyard where it was 
built said yesterday that the 
17, 053-ton Admiral Nakh- 
imov. built in 1925 and 
originally called the Beilin, 
was used on the North At- 
lantic route between Bremen 
and New York in the 1920s 
and 1930s. 

“It was one of the most 
luxurious ships around at the 
time, extremely modem in its 
fittings and with space for 
1,200 passengers” he said. ; 

According to Soviet reports, 
the vessel sank with 1,234 
people on board after a col- 
lision with a Soviet cargo ship. 

After -the outbreak of the . 
Second World War the liner 
lay off the Norwegian coast 
and was used as a hospital ship- 


for German troops. On Feb- 
ruary I, 1945, while being 
used to transport refugees, it 
was hit by bombs and sunk. 

After the Soviet Union 
raised the wreck in 1948 and 
renamed it the Admiral 
Nakhimoy, it became the 
flagship of the Soviet Black 
Sea cruise fleet in the 1950s, 
on regular service between the 
ports of Odessa and Batumi. 

The shipyard spokesman 
said it was possible that the 
liner was used in the Nazis' 
Strength through Joy pro- 
gramme, which offered state- 
run holidays for good workers, 
but added that documents 
from this period were missing 

A spokesman for the West 
German maritime museum in 
the north German poet of 
Bremerhaven later confirmed 
that the Admiral Nakhimov 
had taken young Nazis on 
stale-run cruises. 

“It was used twice in 1 939 
for such purposes^ but the 
liner was found not to be big 
ehougb for the purpose,” he 
said. 



Mr Gcidar Aliyev, the Pofit- 
bnro member who wfl] head 
an inquiry into the sinking 


Recent sea disasters: 

Jaly 26, 1956c Italian liner 
Andrea Doria sinks In At- 
lantic after collision; 52 dead. 
July 14, 1957: Soviet ship 
Eshghabad runs aground in 
Caspian; 270 dead. 

April 1®, 1961: Bomb kills 212 
on British liner Dara in Gulf 
July 8, 1961: Portuguese ship 
Save tuns aground off Moz- 
ambique; 259 dead. 

Nov. 13, 1965: Cruise ship 
Yarmouth Castle in Carib- 
bean; 90 dead. 

May L, 1974: Bangladeshi 
launch capsizes; 250 dead. 
Sept 26, 1974: Soviet de- 
stroyer in Black Sea; 200 dead. 
Jan. 27, 1981*. Indonesian ship 
Tamponas II catches fire and 
sinks m Java Sea; 580 dead. 
May 25, 1983: Nile steamer 
Ramadan rinks; 270 dead. 


Chirac meeting with agents denied 


From Diana Geddes 
Paris 

Speculation that the French 


on the French Polynesian atoll 
under an agreement with New 
Zealand, after having been 


Prime Minister. M Jacques ■», ““ 


Chirac, took the opportunity 
of his stopover in Tahiti to 
visit the two French agents in 
detention on the atoli of Kao 
were denied firmly but not 
altogether convincingly by the 
Prime Minister's office here 
yesterday. 

Dominique Prieur and Al- 
ain Mafert were assigned re- 
cently to three years’ residence 


part in the Green- 
peace sabotage affair. 

• Wellington: The Prime 
Minister of New Zealand, Mr 
David Lange, said yesterday 
he was seeking further infor- 
mation from Paris on the 
agents' detention after com- 
ments in Tahiti by M Chirac 
(Richard Long writes). 

“It is quite wrong to repre- 


sent that they have unlimited 
access and that there are no 
restrictions on Hao,” he said. 

“I have cabled Paris as to 
whether the remarks were 
actually made by M Chirac in 
those terms, drawing attention 
to the feet that if they were; 
they misrepresent the adjud- 
ication (by the Secretary-Gen- 
eral of the United bunions. 

“And if in feet they are 
living in the way outlined by 
M Chirac then Fiance is in 
breadr of the adjudication.” 


Journalist 
was ‘caught 
red-handed’ 

From Christopher Walker 
Moscow 

The Soviet authorities yes- 
terday defended their contin- 
ued detention of Nicholas 
Daniloff; the American corr- 
espondent held on suspicion 
of espionage, and denied 
Western charges that his arrest 
bad been stage-managed by 
the KGB after the seizure of a 
Soviet physicist in New York. 

- Mr Gennady Gerasimov, 
the Kremlin’s chief spokes- 
man, told a specially-con- 
vened news conference that 
the results of the investigation 
of Mr Daniloff would go to a 
Soviet court, which would 
dedde whether be would be 
charged and face triaL 

- “Daniloff was caught, un- 
fortunately for the journalistic 
community, red-handed: with 
a sealed envelope which con- 
tained secret documents. ’"Mr 
Gerasimov said. “I can stress 
that. lie has* ho complaints 
about bow he is treated.” - 

He said the incident should 
not affect US-Soviet relations; 

The arrest, which has an- 
gered the Reagan Administra- 
tion considerably, took place 
on Saturday, after Mr Daniloff 
went to the the outskirts of 
Moscow to meet a Soviet 
teacher whom be had known 
casually for several years. A 
package handed to him was 
later found to contain secret 
military material * 

Pressed by journalists in the 
large Foreign Ministry press 
centre, Mr Gerasimov denied 
that he was prejudging the 
case when he said that the US 
News & World Report corres- 
pondent had been “caught at 
the scene of the crime” He 
said: “He received secret 
information.This feet m itself 
accuses the man.” 

In an attempt to justify foe 
move, which Mr Daruloffs 
relatives are convinced .is 
linked directly to the arrest in 
New York of a Soviet em- 
ployee at the United Nations, 
Mr Gerasimov said; “If he 
goes . to meet somebody, 
and that somebody gives him 
an envelope ... he made the 
decision and you must take 
the consequences. 

A campaign to secure Mr 
Daniloff s early release -was 
launched here by the chair- 
man of US News & World 
Report. Mr Mortimer Zucker- 
man, who held a first round of 
talks with MrGeotgi Arbatov, 
a senior Kremlin adviser on 
US-Soviet relations! 

Made, to measure, page 12 


Swiss find no 
gas threat 
in Cameroon 

From Gavin Bell 
Bamenda 

Fears of another volcanic 
gas explosion in Cameroon 
recced cd yesterday when 
Swiss scientists said they had 
detected no unosoal activity in 
a volcanic lake near the scene 
of last month's disaster. 

The geologists were asked 
to survey Lake Worn after 
reports of gas emissions. 

On their return, a member 
of the Swiss team said they 
had found no danger signs. 
Traces of carbon dioxide and 
radons arid gases were 
present in the water, but only- 
in normal quantities. 


Three held for 
consul murder 

Bogota - Colombian police 
have charged a man with the 
murder in June of Mr Geof- 
frey Hutchinson. Britain's 
honorarv consul in the port- 
city of tiarranquilla (Geoffrey 
Matthews writes). 

Senor Hernando Arrieta 
Bam*, aged 30. was arrested 
on Sunday after his brother 
and another man bad been 


Prince’s visit 
marks 350 
Harvard years 

From Paul VaUely 
Boston 

The Prince of Wales today 
begins a busy schedule in 
Massachusetts, where he is to 
be the guest of honour at a 
memorial ball to marie the 
350th anniversary of Amer- 
ica’s oldest university. 
Harvard. 

The Prince, who was due to 
fly into Boston late last night, 
is to visit laboratories at 
Lowell, the centre of the 
state's burgeoning computer 
industry, which until recently 
was an area of urban decline. 
It suffered severely through 
the collapse of the textile 
industry. 

Afterwards he will late part 
in a seminar on youth un- 
employment and visit British 
businesses in the Bosun area. 

Tomorrow he will give the 
opening address at the first of 
three convocations to mark 
the 350th anniversary of Har- 
vard University. 

Other events in the tiiree- 
dav festivities include an ad- 
dress by Mr George Shultz, the 
US Secretary of State, and 
more than 100 symposia de- 
signed to set out the 
university's wares before 
thousands of visiting aca- 


Tanker armada runs Gulf gauntlet for Iran’s oil 


From Robert Fisk, Lank Island OH Loading Station, Iran 

At first you see only a heat 
haze and a rim of brownish 
smoke along the horizon. The 


radar gives it away, a green 
smudge of land to port and, a 
little to the north-east of it, a 
scries of thin outlines, tike 
footprints on the black sea. 
fading and reappearing as the 
beam packs them out. 

On the screen, the glow- 
worm lights are all that reveals 
Iran's economic lifeline to the 
outside world, the small ar- 
mada of merchant ships . and 
oil tankers which, unarmed 
and sailing alone through the 
Gulf, ultimately earn the 
money to pay for Iran’s colos- 
sal, war with Iraq. 

In the humidity on deck, 
where the temperature climbs 
to 120 degrees, you can soon 
make out the beaches of Larak 
Island, the black pyramids of 
rock behind them and the 
winding military road which 
the seamen tell you sendees 
the new ground-to-air missiles 
which the Iranians have se- 
creted in the dunes. 

And then you see the ships. 
They' are spread out on the fer 
horizon. riding at anchor un- 
der that canopy of brown 
smoke: shuttle ships, mother 
ships, export ygsrels. among 
the 


of the Iraqi air force. Or so, 
their masters hope. 

For this is Iran's new ofl 
loading station, a seaborne 
terminal for the Iranian oil 
brought down at such human 
cost from Kharg Island and 
trans-shipped here, in the 
heavy swell above the Straight 
of Hormuz, into the tankers 
which will take it to Japan and 
Europe. 

The extraordinary fleet of 
21 ships at Larak yesterday 
bad deliberately been scat- 
tered across 50 square mfles of 
sea in case the Iraqis repeated 
their air raid on the Sim 
Island terminal and flew even 
further down the Gulf to 
Larak; and over the ship-to- 
ship radio you could hear their 
captains, in the restrained 
voices of men going to war. 

“Shush to Sanandaj. come 
in.” an Iranian voice de- 
mands. 

“I need your location,” 
breaks in a deep Yorkshire 
accent, and a Scotsman replies 
with a bearing east of 56 
degrees 3d the official eastern 
limit of the war zone for the 
shipping insurance agencies. 

“Lome in Bandar Abbas 
coastguard.” a Filipino voice 
pleads. . 

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Iranian naval officers, 
tanker officials from Tehran 
who inquire into every engine 
fault, every crew dissatisfac- 
tion. every unexplained delay 
m loading and unloading. 

The loaders are Iranian, the 
crews German, British. Dutch. 
Indian. Pakistani, Fflipino 
and. of course. Iranian. 

Clambering up the steel 
ladder of the Taftan, a 
141. 000-ton shuttle tanker 
down from Kharg. the Iranian 
flag snapping from its mast. I 
watched one of the helicopters 
touch down on the deck of tbe 
vessel a few hundred yards 
away. 


then; “They are not going to 
reply to you.” 

The ships load all night, 
pumping oil from the Khaig 
shuttle ferries into the an- 
chored mother ships and 
across to the tankers about to 

head into the Gulf of Oman. _____ 

sometimes three ships nestling Company, - a neat, bearded 
together to perform tbe act oi map who seemed undismayed 


From ft emerged a clutch of 
Iranian naval officers and Mr 
Mohamed Souri. chairman of 
the National Iranian. Tanker 


trans-shipment. 

Il is an intimacy no ship's 
master really approves of. No- 
one wants an Iraqi bomber 
pilot to hit three ships in one 
run over the target. 

If the scene reminds one ofa 
newsreel image of World War 
II. it is with good reason. For 
Iran's oil exports through 
Larak are every bit as im- 
portant to its war effort as 
Britain's 


at the 

of The Times ctimome c 
one of his ships with a T-shirt 
tied round his head to protect 
him from the sun. 

“Welcome to Iran." said Mr 
Souri. holding out his hand. 

He was a man of charm. But 
if anything, what Mr Souri 
exuded was self-confidence, 
questioning the British cap- 
tain of the Taftan about a 


were Britain's wartime sea . -flame-out”; m his bodera a 
lanes across the Atlanti c^- > b&ck-oyt in the ship's (jqt- 


to discover the cause of bad 
maintenance aboard a neigh- 
bouring vesseL 

“On what date did you last 
ask for more lube (lubricating) 
oil?" he asked tbe Taftan s 
• chief engineer. “You must ask 
us for help whenever you need 
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Mr SonrTs message to the 
crew was one of gratitude. His 
message to the outside world 
‘ was more uncompromising. 
“We do not think the Sirri air 
raid will happen again,” he 
sauLwheu I suggested that the 
Iraqis may extend their at- 
tacks to Larak. • 

“The Iraqis have always 
tried to cutoff our ofl exports. 

I /think we know the Iraqis 
better Than you. because we 
are fighting them and have 
fought them for six- years. We 
air even buying our own ships 
■ now. . 

“Even, if the Iraqis did 
attack Larak. we could move 
down the coast — to Jade, or 
Kororak. They cannot beat 
us. You wjfl see in two or three 
weeks' time 

Ix . is a confidence that the 
ships* crews would like to 
share. Across the waters from 
the Taftan, the wounded 
canker Kfeflia still by at 
- “*■ r, with three neat holes 
by JExocet . missiles : 


Chilean ... 
editor on 
charge 
of slander 

Santiago — Chilean police 
have seized the latest edition 
of the opposition magazine'* 
Andlisis and charged Seor.2 
Juan Pablo Cardenas, 1 its— 
director, with slandering Pre-v: 
sident Pinochet (a Coir-;;' 
espondent writes). 

This follows the raid oo_ 
Sunday on another opposition 
publication, the moderate 
democratic magazine Cauce. •»• 
The charge is thought to;.' 
refer to the veiled caff by- 
Andlisis for support for the*, 
-planned day of protest tofcnor-- - 
row against the imprisonment 
of Cauce’r director -and;': 
journalist on charges ; oF - 
slandering tbe Aimed Forces. .■ 
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Uganda coup 
plot broken 

Nairobi — Twenty-five peo- 
ple have been arrested after 
the discovery of an alleged 
coup plot m Uganda by what a 
government newspaper, New^ 
Vision, described as -the “Iu- y 
natic fringe” of the Royalist* 
movement in the former king- 
dom of Buganda - (Charles-. 
Harrison writes).' • v. 

The newspaper said that the*- 
arrests were made when.' 
intelligence officers broke into-* 
a meeting of the group five'T 
miles from Kampala. . - 

Life terms for ' 
tobacco heir \ 

Naples, Florida (AP) — 
Steven Benson, heir to a 
tobacco fortune, has been., 
sentenced to two consecutive 
life terms for' .killing his. 
mother and adopted brother' 
by blowing up the family car 
with pipe bombs. 

Benson was convicted of 
causing the fetal explosion in 
front of his home. Prosecutors 
said he feared his mother was 
about to cut him from her £6 
million wife 

Bindel back 

Nondenham (AP) — Herr\ 
Wolfgang Bindel, the West j 
German ship captain said to-, 
have smuggled more than 150,. 
Sri I -ampin Tamil refugees 
into Canada, arrived home,,, 
saying he wished to comment, 
later on the allegations. - . “i 

Fraga switch i 

Madrid; (Reuter) — . Senor 
Manuel Fraga,head of Spain’s ; 
right-wing Popular Alliance; - 
has : dismissed Sehor Gorge- ' 
Verstrynge, the Alliance sec- * 
retary-generaJ,-; anti replaced-' 
him with Seftor Alberto Ruiz" 
Gallardo n, a lawyer aged 27. • 

New Cabinet 

Nicosia (Reuter) — .The* 
President of the self-pro- 
claimed Turkish Republic of. 
North Cyprus, Mr -Rauf, 
Dentaash, has approved anew . 
coalition Cabinet presented by 
the Prime Minister, Mr Dems - 
Eroglu. after the collapse of his”, 
last administration over eco- 
nomic policy. 

Rocket test 

Moscow (Reuter) — The * 
Soviet Union will test-fire - 
booster rockets in the Pacific ■ 
Ocean between September 4- 
and 13 and has asked inter-' 
national shipping and airlines 
not to enter the affected areas 
between 12 p.m. and 5 pjn. 
local time daily. 

Fallen star 

The Hague (Reuter) — Rudi > 
Koopmans, the former Euro - 1 
pean boxing champion and ' 
one of tiie best-known sports- 
men in The Netherlands, has 
been jailed for nine months 
for dealing in hashish. 

Azores floods ; 

Poma Dejgada, Azores* 
(Reuter) — At least three 
people were killed and several 
injured when floods destroyed J 
homes and swept away vb~i 
hides cm Sa5 Miguel islandin', 
tbe Azores archipelago. 

Cutting down 

Stockholm — In an attempt * 
to cut drunkenness, the head 
of Sweden's National Social ’ 
Welfare Board, Mrs Maj-Britt -/ 
Sandlund is calling for legisla- 
tion forcing public houses to ^ 
introduce one or two alcohok. 
free evenings each week. i 

Runner weds ■* 

Bangkok (Reuter) The Frit-.* 
ish round-the-worid runner, 
Henry Weston, has returned 
to Thailand to many Pet 
■u n a ku n, aged 25, whom he 


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met during his controversial 
run to raise funds for wildlife. 

Heroin haul 

Madrid — Spanish police -, 
haveanwted three Iranians in . 
connection with a. find of 
38.6 ilb of heroin worth £7.5 
million hidden in a' camper 
van in a Madrid suburb. 

Head man 

Dhaka — President Ershad- 
has been elected chairman of 
the Banglad e s h .ruling Jatiya- 
party- = ... . ■ • 

Snake pets : 

Stockholm — -After the 
confiscation by Swedish Cus-_ ; 
toms of an .illegal consignment . 
of 500 poisonous snakes, po- .. 
Isce art^ questioning 40 people 


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Afghan mass ^ 

Plan to move 3(H), 000 
from border war zone 

ahnl ro » . . 


Kabul (Reuter) - Afgbani- 
iSfe" 8 10 move as manyas 
300,000 jpe°pJe from hsei^ 
«JVP*o vinces as part of a long- 
ttnp strategy to develop the 
seajmve border wi^ Paid- 

Sir®**!* 11 ® w “ntor eco- 
Tkf. 31 ^ I ? Uitar y officials. 
Joey would be moved from 



^^Hr.’CSS 

populated areas near the Ira- 
nian frontier. 

k ,15? v ° fun L tar y moves, from 
tv u mar, Laghman and Paktia 
- au areas of fierce fighting - 
to rarah, Hetman and Nun- 


roz. would be made attractive 
with a wide range of credits 
and farm supplies; they said. 

The ' assumption is that 
those who stay would increas- 
mgly support KabuL ■ 

Mountainous eastern Af- 
ghanistan, traditionally a poor 
and over-populated area, is. 
frie^^nmtssjn^^nd for 

mg in from^ bases in F&kistan 

for-atiacks fn the interior. 

Soviet and Afghan forces 
peep the area regularly, 
blocking supply routes, only to 
see them reopened when they 
withdraw. 

Western diplomats henfsay 


-WVWU UipiVUMU UHb a 

Exchange of views to 
pave way to s ummi t 

F rom Christopher Walter, Moscow 


As part of the extensive 
groundwork for the second 


■gjpwwr summit meeting 


scheduled for later *hi? year, 
US and Soviet officials yes- 
terday began a two-day meet- 
ing on Afghanistan — one of 
the regional issues likely to 
feature prominently in talks 
between Mr Gorbachov an h 
P resident Reagan. 

A spokesman for the US 
Embassy here said that the 
delegations would not attempt 
to negotiate an end to the 
seven-year-old conflict be- 
tween Soviet-backed Afghan 
forces and Muslim rebels, bnt 
would exchange views in 
“working level” discussions. 

The new talks are part of a 


wide series of bilateral con- 
tacts arranged recently as pan 
of the preparations for the 
summit meeting after a period 
of inactivity prompted bw 
Soviet anger at the US bomb? 
ing raids on Libya. 

Arms control expens meet 
- on Friday and Saturday. 

Western diplomatic sources 
were pessimistic last night 
about the chances of any 
breakthrough in resolving the 
differences over-Af ghanistan 

July's announcement by'Mr 
Gorbachov that six Soviet 
regiments — said to number 
about 8,000 soldiers — would 
be withdrawn by the end of the 
year has been dismissed as 
inadequate by Washington. 


China spy 
chief flees 
to West 


Peking (AFP) — A senior 
Chinese intelligence official 
has defected to the West, 
dealing China's overseas es- 
pionage network a significant 
blow, reliable sources here 
said yesterday. 

They said that the official 
Mr Yu San, had been' pro- 
moted director of foreign af- 
fairs for the State Security 
Ministry shortly before he 
defected in January. . 

The highest ranking intelli- 
gence officer known to have 
gone to the West since the 
Communists came to power 
in China in 1949, he ^is 
believed to know the identities 
of operatives engaged in Chi- 
nese spy operations overseas. 

The highly secretive State 
Security Ministry, which deals 
solely with espionage and 
counter-espionage, was a part 
of the Public Security Min- 
istry until it was made a 
separate government agency 
in June 1983. 

Sources said that Chinese 
officials believe Mr Yu to be 
releasing information slowly 
to ensure that his hosts will 
not return him underpressure 
from Peking. 

His iob would have made 
him privy to details of China's 
co-operation with foreign 
intelligence agencies, as well 
as to the names of many 
overseas contacts co-operating 
with China. 

One source said that Mr Yu, 
who is in his late 30s, had been 
involved with a foreign 
woman believed to have 
helped to engineer his defec- 
tion during a visit to Hong 
Kong. Another account said 
he is believed to be in Taiwan. 

It is not immediately known 
whether there is any connec- 
tion between Mr Y u’s caseand 
that of Larry Wu-Tai Chin, 
aged 63, a Chinese-born US 
citizen arrested in November 
and convicted of having spied 
for China for 30 years. 

Mr Chin, who worked for 
the Central Intelligence Ag- 
ency, said at his trial that a 
Chinese contact had (fefected 
and tipped off Washington. 

He was sentenced to life 
imprisonment and fined 
million (£1.68 million), bu! 
committed suicide m jail by 
suffocating himself. 

Mr Yu's family background 
suggests that he could have 
become disillusioned by me 
twists and turns of Chinese 
communist rule, analysis say, 
which helps to explain Jns 
decision to defect at a 
when Chinese poUogjeW 
wide support in the West 


Downpour 
‘calamity’ 
kills six 


Manila (Rader) — Six peo- 
ple have died in floods sweep- 
ing the northern Philippines 
and President Aquino, who 
had to leave the pr esi de nt ial 
palace in. a robber 
declared a “state of c 
in Manila yesterday. 

The Red Cross said thoo- 
sandsvhad fled their hones 
since Typhoon Wayne brought 
heavy nun to western ami 
northern Luzon Island on 
Monday. ... 

President Aquino was. fer^ 
ried out of the palaceandtook 
a government bus to nsit two 
evacuation centres in subur- 
ban Quezon City. 

Police and relief agencies 
said that four adults were 
drowned yesterday — one in 
Manila, two in the northern 
Pa m panga province, and one 
in Bataan, west of Manila. 

In Bataan, a girl aged 18 
months was also drowned 
when she fell from a house and 
a man was electrocuted. 

Tbe Government** national 
co-ordinating centre said that, 
troops used ampiribious lorries 
to rescue people. 

Landslides marooned 1,500 
commuters, mostly students, 
in SaMan town, the- centre 
reported. 

Tbe Red Cross said that the 
24-boor downpour flooded 24 
towns, two cities and more 
than 100 villages in the prov- 
inces of napanga and 
Pangastoan. 







A Manila cyclist fords a dty 
street alter Typhoon Wayne 


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Three Britons arrested 
after Emirate robbery 

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Shaijah(AP)- Three Britr 
ons have been arrested 
Gulf Emirate of Shariah on 
charges of committing ana 
assisting an armed robbery ^ 
•ill which anaesthetic gas -vT 

I It’f* . inders were used, pohee srn 

y *The la aitons, HeflSjW* 
David NeiL aged 34, .Morgan 
Owen, aged 42, and David 
Hanson, are said to be 
of having drugged 

of a local company in dufOiui 

Emirate and robbed fom ot 
31.000 dirhams (£5.650) by 

"armed means." ,, 

Two of the suspects am®’ 

edly came from 
dally for the robbery, accor^ 


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allegedly returned with Mr 
Owen on August Bands said 
to be accused of having 
sprayed the gas on foe cashier, 
while Mr Owen waited in. a 

allegedly rental 
from Mr Hanson, who is 
considered an accomplice, 
according to foe ponce. 

Police said that they staked 
out a house in foe mfrfaour- 
ing emirate of Ajman/butfoe 
suspects fled in a car back imo 
Starjah. There they were 
seized on Monday. 

Part of foe stolen money 
and the chemical spray.aswell 
as unspecified 

drugs and two synnges were 
•ha ciicnwtK- foe 


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dally for the ioddTO" — - ^th foe suspects, foe 

rated as, driver at 


that Eh Nqpb, foe energetic 
new Communist Party chief 
appeais to have opted for a 
foil-scale “hearts, minds and 
wallets" campaign to build 
government support there and 
block foe rebels. 

One envoy said that the 
plan sounded like foe virgin 
lands drive of Nikita Khru- 
schcbev, foe former Soviet 
leader, and tbenew economic 
zones which Hand! gave to 
peasants to form after foe 
reuniting of Vietnam. - 

Dr Abdul Ghaffor Lak- 
anwal foe Agriculture Min- 
ister, stressed however that 
there would .be benefits for 
those who stayed in the east- 
ern zone. 

The plan aimed, he said, to 
develop agriculture and light 
industry u the east, where 
there is high hidden un- 
employment. “So foe surplus 
labour win have to be ab- 
sorbed in foe southwest." 

The United Nations Food 
and Agriculture Organization 
has been asked to help with 
the resettlement. 

About 45,000 acres of land 
will come under irrigation in 
Hebnand and Nimroz. to take 
np to 15,000 families in foe 
current five-year plan, he said. 

The economic development 
of the border areas also linla 
with political and religions, 
programmes to attract foe 
fickle Pashiun tribes to the 
Kabal side. 

Dr Lakanwal acknowledged 
that there may be difficulties. 
“We do not want to destroy 
foe traditional ways of foe 
people," he said. “We will not 
force them to move." 


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The Dutch Viking touching down with a bump in The Netherlands after its record flight across the Atlantic, to the obvious 
delight of Willem Hageman, a crewman, marking the success with raised arms and foe widest of grins. 


Ahnere (Reuter) — Three Dutch 
balloonists yesterday set a record for an 
Atlantic crossing bnt narrowly escaped 
disaster after suddenly losing bright over 
a busy industrial area, flight officials said. 

Speaking from Scfelpsl airport, Amster- 
dam, Mr Leo Tekstra, the operations 
leader, said the crew was forced to ditch 
sacks of lead ballast over Vehen after 
encountering a sadden downdraught while 
crossing foe coastfine at about 5 am. 

Two bags smashed through the roofs of 
a steel plant and a frozen fish factory, one 


landing in a cloakroom around docking- 
on time. No one was hurt 

“They were losing height fast and had 
to drop ballast quickly because the 
burners could not compensate — it was tbe 
only way to save the balloon and 
themselves," Mr Tekstra said. 

The 15-storey-high balloon, called 
Dutch Viking, gained height, skirted 
Schipol and was then brought down with a 
jolt Just after 6 am in a cornfield near 
here, on the sovth Flevoland polder 
reclaimed from the sea in the 1960s. 


The crew, tbe first Europeans to cross 
the Atlantic by balloon and including the 
first woman to make the trip, did so in 50 
hours and 14 minutes, taking nearly two 
boars off a record set in 1984 by a solo 
American balloonist 
Hundreds of people watched as Henk 
Brink, aged 43, his wife Evelieu, aged 30, 
and WOIem Hageman, aged 39. emerged 
shaken from foe craft. Mr Brink was 
taken to hospital but officials said that he 
was only bruised from handling the 
burners on landing 


Iran claims 


700 Iraqis 
dead in 


twin attack 


Nicosia (AP) — Iran claimed 
yesterday that its forces had 
stormed a strategic Iraqi radar 
installation in foe Gulf while 


installation 
ofoers destroyed three army 
bases in northern Iraq, killing 
700 soldiers. 

Iran's official Islamic Rep- 
ublic News Agency (Ima), 
monitored in Nicosia, said 
that foe al-Amiq platform. 25 
miles south of Iraq’s Fao 
peninsula, was seized in a pre- 
dawn assault and its defenders 
killed or captured. 

The agency also said that an 
Iraqi fighter-bomber was shot 
down by anti-aircraft fire dur- 
ing the attack. It said Iranian 
ships and marines later at- 
tacked the nearby al-Bakr 
platform “inflicting heavy 
casualties and damage" on the 
platform. 

Ima claimed that Iranian 
coastal anilleiy in foe south- 
ern sector of the 733-mile 
front pounded foe Iraqi port 
of Uflioi Qasr.’ 

The double-pronged Ira- 
nian assault in foe northern 
and southern fronts has 
strengthened indications that 


Tehran's strategy is appar- 
de fences 


entiy to stretch Iraqi 
in preparation for a big push 
in the central sector. 

Baghdad Radio later 
claimed in a statement that al- 
Amiq was deserted, but that 
Iraqi forces were “confronting 
the enemy wiih courage." 

• COLOGNE: The main Ira- 
nian opposition group, foe 
People's Mujahidin, claimed 
yesterday that Tehran had 
pressed more than 30,000 
schoolteachers into service on 
the Gulf War front in the past 
few weeks (Reuter reports). 




With today’s 

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criminals, its more 


Much of London’s crime gives every appearance of having 
been committed by mindless morons. 

By contrast, some financial frauds are so complex, it takes 
some of our top brains months to unravel them. 

Whichever end of the scale we’re dealing with, a quick 
chase and an armlock isn’t always the solution. 

In our opinion, it’s infinitely better to be one step ahead 
of the criminal rather than a couple of paces behind. 

Brainpower ot Manpower? 


lady who wants to throw both of you into the street below Even 
lacing a mugger with a knife requires a bit of quick thinking 
before you put your self-defence training to the test 

Most people would say you’d have to be barmy to do it 
The reverse is nearer the truth. 

A police officer’s job calls for someone with a lot of 
common sense and a very level head indeed 


These days, we place a lot more emphasis onintelligence 
and keen observation work, dflfe This applies just as much to 


Yon can’t be over-qualified. 

The sort of qualifications we look for are at least five 
good ‘O’ levels. But if you happen to have a couple of A levels 
or a degree, so much the better. 

They’ll help you go further, fester 

Everyone starts on the beat, and anyone with ambition 
can go just as far as their ability or inclination will take them. 

Raw recruit to Inspector in just over five years is not 
unknown. As you can imagine, competition is fierce. 

Rest assured though, if youVe got enough up top, that’s 
where you’re going to end up 

What’s the reward? 

In the Met, you’ll have to do things others wouldn't do for 
any amount of money. 

On the other hand, what could match the satisfaction of 
putting away a really nasty villain, helping to reduce the tensions 
in a multi-racial community, or cheering-up a lost toddler with 


an ice-cream? 


Ifym go io the Police Staff Catiege. Bmmshill, 
youV further your cducatxm and your career. 


Communication and information • systems are now computer-based. 


the bobby on the beat as. it does to the special units we have 
specifically formed for the task. 

Like the criminal fiatemity, we're always on the lookout 
for new ideas- we can turn to our advantage. 

The .Neighbourhood Watch Schemes that are proving to 
be so successful are just one example. 

Micro-chip technology is another. 

A lot of routine investigation is now done by computer; 
tracing fingerprints, checking on stolen cars, cross-referencing 
information to find a common link - that sort of thing. 

The traffic in central London would be even more of a 
nightmare if it weren’t largely computer, controlled. 

Our central Command and Control complex and the 
communication links with local police stations have all been 
computerised, too. 

In short; the Met is a very sophisticated machine. And it 
runs on brain power as much as manpower 

Who needs brains on the beat? 

Now more than ever, you need a bit more under your^ 
helmet than a neat haircut 

You might have to come between a wife-basher and his^ 
nearest and dearest 

You might be the first on the scene of a serious 
accident 

. You might have to crawl onto a roof with a suicidal 


In hand cash, the very feast you'll start on at 18Vu (our mini- 
mum age) is £9,108, including London allowances. 

If you’re a bit more mature, you’ll be better equipped for 
the task. So over 22*s start on more. 

And for anyone with aspirations in that direction, a newly 
promoted Chief Inspector earns a basic salary of £17,604 
On a par with any manager in other professions. 

Youll have to be at least 172 ems tall if you're a man, or 
162 ems for a woman. The Selection Board will see whether you 
measure up or not If you want any further information, phone 
(01) 725 4492 (Ansaphone 725 4575). 

Write to The Appointments Officer, Careers Informa- 
tion Centre, Dept MD619, New Scotland Yard, London 
SW1H 0BG. Or visit us at our Careers Information Office 
in Victoria Street 


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THE TIMES WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 1986 


Rival ministers 
agree accord 
in bid to end 
Beirut civil war 


• Beirut (Reuter) - Leb- 
anon's Christian and Muslim 
ministers meeting for the first 
.time in nine months agreed 
■ yesterday on a truce and a 
[national charter intended to 
i end the 1 1-year civil war. 

The Sunni Muslim Prime 
Minister. Mr Rashid KaramL, 
who called for new peace talks 
on August 19. announced the 
truce after a three-hour meet- 
ing of 10 rival ministers at the 
closed-down race track on 
Beirut's "green line" marking 
the religious divide. 

"It was decided to an- 
nounce a genera! open truce 
and to set up a national 
charter based on safeguarding 
Lebanon's unity, stressing its 
Arab identity, re-forming its 
political system, setting up a 
national army and liberating 
the south," Mr Karami said. 

He said that a second 
meeting would be held on 
Friday to continue discussions 
on implementing yesterday's 
decisions. 

More than 500 troops and 
security men cordoned the 
area and sharpshooters took 
position on roof tops. 

Only a few sniper shots 
marred an unusual tranquility 
al the race-track as the min- 
isters held their peace session. 


Rival Christian and Muslim 
militiamen escorting them 
met face to face. 

"We are one people after all 
— why can’t we meet and 
talk?” said a Christian, smil- 
ing with a rival Shia Muslim 
Amal militiaman. 

The peace talks were the 
first since a Syrian-mediated 
peace plan collapsed in Janu- 
ary. President Assad of Syria 
has voiced his support for the 
talks. 

But Mr Nabih Bern, the 
Shia Muslim Amal militia 
leader and Justice Minister, 
who arrived at the meeting 
flanked by more than 50 
bodyguards, has said he is 
pessimistic about the out- 
come. 

He said that he was ready 
only to discuss the Syrian- 
mediated peace plan, which 
granted Muslims more say in 
the present political system 
which favours Christians. 

The Christian President 
Gemayel, who returned from 
a private visit to France on 
Monday, did not attend the 
meeting. It is not known 
whether he will attend follow- 
up discussions. 

Analysts say that even if the 
talks do achieve a truce, many 
obstacles remain. 


Walters 

urges 

European 

vigilance 

Brussels (Renter) — Presi- 
dent Reagan's special envoy, 
Mr Vernon Walters, warned 
the European allies yesterday 
about relaxing their guard 
against the terrorist threat 
from Libya, but did not urge 
new sanctions against Tripoli. 

Mr Walters, who is on a 
week-tong journey to dram op 
support for US policy on 
Libya, gave his warning at an 
hour-tong meeting with the 
Belgian Foreign Minister, Mr 
Leo Tindemans. 

He also met Nato's deputy 
Secretary-General, Signor ' 
Marcello Gaidi, for dis- 
cussions that covered “the 
struggle against terrorism 
throegboot the world.” 

He later left for Paris and a 
working meeting with Presi- 
dent Mitterrand. 

Mr Walters had been widely 
expected to press for tough 
anti-Libyan sanctions after 
Washington's dismay earlier 
tills year at the limited support 
from Europe for the US 
position on Libya. 

But government sources 
here said that in his talks with 
Mr Tindemans he did not urge 
new sanctions, putting the 
accent instead on vigilance. 

• BONN: West German of- 
ficials said yesterday they had 
no evidence that Libya was 
preparing terrorist actions 
against US installations here 1 
or elsewhere (AP reports). 
Fighting imperialism, page 12 



Murphy leaves Israel to see Husain 


Jerusalem — The US assis- 
tant Secretary of State, Mr 
Richard Murphy, left Israel 
for Jordan yesterday to meet 
King Husain in a last-minute 
change of plan (David Bern- 
stein writes). 

The change was designed to 
enable him to meet King 
Husain before the Jordanian 


king leaves for medical treat- 
ment in Europe. 

Mr Murphy said that he was 
sounding out the position in 
Jerusalem, Cairo and Amman 
to brief Washington. 

The press here has specu- 
lated that his visit may be part 
of efforts by the Israeli Prime 
Minister, Mr Shimon Peres, to 


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way for an international peace 
conference. 

Mr Peres hands over the 
premiership to the Foreign 
Minister, Mr Yitzhak Shamir, 
next month, though a break- 
through could still bring down 
Israel's tenuous coalition 
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Japanese radicals are noth- 
ing if not open and consistent 
about their intentions. 

When members of the left- 
wing Chukaku (Middle Core) 
group burst into Mr Masaaki 
Maeda’s flat and beat him 
with steel pipes, he had known 
for some time that he was a 
probable target. 

Chukaku bad denounced 
his support of plans to break 
up and privatize the Japan 
National Railways (JNR) sys- 
tem, and had said he would 
pay for it 

Mr Maeda. a rail employee, 
died two hours after he and his 
wife, Noriko, were attacked 
early on Monday morning as 
they slept in- special JNR 
employees' housing not far 
from the port city of Kobe. 
Mrs Maeda’s condition is 
serious. 

In co-ordinated attacks in 
six different places' Chukaku 
members injured eight others 
either associated with or mar- 
ried to members of Shin- 
kokuro, a new breakaway 
railwaymen's union. 

Shinkokuro split in April 
frftn the main rail union. 
Kokuro, over opposition to 
the privatization of JNR 
which will lead to extensive 
job losses. 

Legislation calling for the 
break-up of JNR into regional 
companies and their sub- 
sequent sale to the private 
sector is expected to be passed 
by the Diet (Pariament) early 
next year. JNR’s accumulated 
deficit stands at the equivalent 
of £101 billion. 

Chukaku is the most active 
and well-publicized of some 
25 radical left-wing groups in 
Japan opposed in varying 
degrees to the "fescist state”. 
They champion the causes of 
those they feel are being 
trampled by the imperial and 
imperialist Government 

Monday's attack was the 
second major operation agai- 
nst government plans for 
JNR. Last winter, in an ex- 
tremely efficient and well-co- 
ordinated operation in the 
early hours of the morning, 
they halted virtually the whole 
of JNR's Tokyo commuter 


By David Watts 

lines by severing signalling 
and control systems. 

One railway station was set 
alight and gutted and some 
Chukaku members later ar- 
rested. Millions of commuters 
had to find other ways of 
getting to work. Japanese were 
shocked to find just how. 
vulnerable to attack were the 
capital's superb rail systems. 

The attack showed that 
Chukaku cither had infiltrated 
the rail union extensively or 
had assistance from inside 
JNR. Police believe the for- 
mer. and consider it likely that 
other unions may also have 
been infiltrated at a time when 
the few national unions in 
Japan are on the retreat. 

Chukaku is fundamentally 
Troiskyite. Police believe that 
it has about 5,000 members, 
with an inner "revolutionary 
army” of 100-200 guerrilla 
fighters. U was probably mem- 
bers of this unit who carried* 
out Monday's attacks. 

When The Times inter- 
viewed Chukaku members in 
their fortress-like, banner-stre- 
wn headquarters in the sub- 
urbs ofTokyo earlier this year, 
their spokesman refused to 
discuss the movement's stren- 
gth but said that springtime 
rallies of 15,000 protesters at 
the new Narita international 
airport gave an indication of 
the size of its mass support. 

Their language is laced with 
the terminology of revolution 
and there is no doubt they are 
every bit as disciplined and 
determined as the special riot 
police dispatched to contain 
the protests. The massive 
material success of Japan 
seems only to confirm them in 
the rightness of their cause. 

Over the years the group has 
been responsible for 47 
deaths, including that of Mr 
Maeda. some of them police- 
men assigned to quell the 
massive and violent protests 
against the construction at 
Narita. two hours from 
Tokyo. 

But most of their victims 
have been members of their 
own and other radical groups 
who fell out in the early 1970s 
and set about each other with 
steel pipes. 


Human rights workers 
terrorized by torture 


By Caroline Moorebead 

Marcela Pradems Toro and 
Alejandro Herrera are two 
young people active in the 
community work of the Catho- 
lic Church in the pobla c iones, 
the poor suburbs. of Santiago. 

Both were kidnapped by 
clandestine forces, popularly 
called “unknowns”, between 
June and October 1985 — just 
two of the 64 cases of abduc- 
tion reported during the year. 

Marcela Pradenas has been 
attacked three times by the 
“unknowns”. At the time of 
the third attack she was under 
police protection. Three hood- 
ed men broke into her house 
and burned crosses on to her 
face and chest with an or- 
dinary domestic iron. 

Alejandro Herrera, kid- 
napped in July 1985, was cut 
across the throat with a pen- 
knife. He was asked to become 
an informer, and told to stay 
away from the local priest A 
month later his bouse was 
ransacked and the words 
“Death to Marxists” were 
painted on his sheets. 

Both, however, are still 
alive. Of the hundreds of 
political, human rights and 
community activists, as well as 
their friends and relations, 
who have been victims of the 
“unknowns” since 1983, many 
are dead - or badly injured, 
killed by gunshots from pass- 
ing cars or held and tortured. 

In a new Amnesty Inter- 
national briefing The Clandes- 
tine and Illegal Practices of the 
Security Forces in C Site, pub- 
lished today, there is a 
disturbing echo of the period 
after the coup of 1973, when 
prisoners were held in secret 
torture centres and hundreds 
"disappeared”. 

These abductions, by groups 
known to^ include members of 
the security forces acting un- 
der cover, are just one part of a 
new strategy of terror, which 
has beets intensi^i™ since 
1983 in the free of toSeastog 


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Chile 


public protest against govern- 
ment policies. 

The scale of the abuses 
practised by the official se- 
curity forces, whose powers 
have been extended, has risen 
equally sharply. 

In May 15,000 people in 30 
poblaciones were rounded up, 
their homes ransacked and 
belongings smashed. 

During last year alone, 784 
people were arrested on politi- 
cal grounds. And there ap- 
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lingness on the part of the 
court to prosecute. 

Though Chilean law prohib- 
its the use of torture, the report 
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the security forces, not in 
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tained by uniformed police in 
September 1984. Despite a 
public outcry, the police de- 
nied he was being held. After 
55 days, his headless and 
mutilated body was found in a 
river near by. A young «nm 
detained with him has testified 
to his torture and death. 

Until now, not a single 
member of the security forces 
has been convicted of torture 
or the killing of a political 
prisoner. 

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THE TIMES WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 1986 


SPECTRUM 


Four million: the truant constituents 


• Young people can be stimulating 
and full of surprises. Certainly the 
77#ncy/MORI survey of attitudes 
and opinions among 18 to 25-year- 
olds, which we conclude today, sup- 
ports that conclusion. The 63 million 
people who have reached voting age 
since Mrs Thatcher came to power in 
1979 constitute a fascinating genera- 
tion. not least because it was largely 
spawned by products of the Sixties, 
that generation socially transformed by 
everything from the birth pill to In- 
dian mystics via mini-cars, mini-skirts 
and mega-amplification. 

• Whether the times have changed 
the people or the people have changed 
the times, something has certainly 
changed. In parallel with the poll, dis- 
cussion groups met in three Tory 
marginals — Bath, Nottingham North 
and the Leeds suburb of Elmet. All 


A llhough political 
apathv is wide- 
spread among the 
new generation of 
voters, with only 34 
per cent saying they are cer- 
tain to vote at the next 
election, there are plenty of 
issues they do care about. But 
the MORI poll docs contain 
still more c\ idenee about the 
apathy which is their most 
characteristic political atti- 
tude. That 34 per cent should 
be set against the levels of 
more than SO per cent of the 
over 55s. for example, who 
have expressed definite voting 
intention in other polls. It 
would be likely to rise were an 
election imminent but there 
is an immediate qualification 
to be made on how far. 

More than a quarter of 
those polled insist that they 
will not be voting at all. This 
political apathy is surety 
something more than a listless 
unconcern for the issues of the 
day: rather a positive opting- 
oui of the whole political 
process. 

“Thatchers children", just 
like the rest of the electorate, 
cure about a lot of issues, often 
\cn deeply. In the table 
published on Monday they 
listed unemployment as their 
central concern (54 per cent), 
but education (26). health care 
(20). the twin issues of nuclear 
disarmament and defence (15 
and 14 respectively) and law 
and order ( 1 3t also figure 
strongly. The discussion 
groups provided illuminating 
glimpses into the thinking 
behind each concent. 

On education: Thatcher's 
children want more discipline 
in schools, not less. This may 
conic as a surprise to educa- 
tionalists: it certainly will to 
those who grew up in the 
|4nQs. when the tide of school 
liberalization was in full flood. 
Over and oxer again, these 
young people spoke with con- 
tempt of the slack school 
regimes of which, they readily 
admiued. they had taken 
advantage. 

Michael Hufion. an 18- 
y car-old a ppre mice pri n ter 
from BulwcII. Nottingham: ”1 
wanted discipline. I could 
have done with it earlier. I 
warned somebody to guide 
me. 1 wanted somebody to 
say. "That's wrong, don’t do 
that.' (At school) you could go 



Part 3 

The roots 
of apathy 


up and smack somebody and 
get away with it. they (the 
teachers) don't bother." 

This feeling was often min- 
gled with regret at not having 
worked harder. In the poll, the 
percentage rating the educa- 
tion they had received as 
“very good" was 14: ihis had 
dropped from a figure of 22 
which MORI recorded in a 
similar poll in 1979. 

On nuclear disarmament 
and defence: the discussions 
closely reflected (he poll find- 
ings. (hai (hose greatly fearing 
all things nuclear seemed lo be 
fairly evenly matched by those 
who have a simplistic but 
strongly held view - it stands 
lo reason, as it were - that you 
should not abandon your 
defences. 

On law and order many 
young women fell less safe, 
and numerous young people 
of both sexes wanted to bring 
hack hanging. 

Other issues excited less 
concent. Drugs (nine per cent 
thought it most important) 
were mentioned seldom. 
Some issues were complete 
non-staners. The Labour 
Party with its new programme 
to capture the “green vote" 
will be disappointed to learn 
that only three per cent 
thought conservation of the 
countryside one of the most 
important, and in the dis- 
cussion groups it was never 
mentioned. And the Tories 
might note that with these 
young people union-bashing is 


would be lost if the electoral tide, of 
which the 18-to-25$ represent a 
potentially significant 15 per cent, was 
to turn against Mrs Thatcher. The 
words and the figures combine to dem- 
onstrate a deep-rooted cynicism 
amounting to political apathy. 

• Young people care about many is- 
sues, but they neither blame the poli- 
ticians nor think them very likely to 
find solutions. They are not rebels in 
the conventional mode. Their words 
suggest that they care a lot aboht law 
and order, bnt very little about the 
environment Asked about the pro- 
fessions they respect, they give 
policemen a score more than twice as 
high as the totals for social workers, 
union leaders and journalists added to- 
gether. What then, has produced 
this apolitical, seemingly conservative 
generation? 


a waste of lime. They do noi 
remember ihc Winter of Dis- 
content and the issue of union 
power was never raised. 

But any politician scanning 
this list and wondering which 
arc the great vole-winners 
with “Thatcher's children" 
ought to take pause for 
thought: it would seem that 
none of them is. What was 
missing in the discussion 
groups was the automatic 
mental connection between 
these concerns and the 
possibility of doing something 
about them politically. 

The most startling example 
concerns unemployment, the 
issue we revealed on Monday 
as being .young voters’ over- 
riding worry. Over a five-year 
period in which it has risen by 
40 per cent, the degree of 
blame placed on the govern- 
ment has halved among the 
young unemployed 

themselves. 


■ str 


O nly 21 per cent of 
the young un- 
employed in the 
poll blame the gov- 
ernment for their 
situation, the same figure as 
for all respondents. Yet in 
August 1981. when unemploy- 
ment stood at 2.322.000. 
MORI found in a survey for 
Granada Television that the 
figure was 40 per cent 
What accounts for political 
apathy of this order among a 
whole’ generation? MORI 
asked those who said they 
would not be voting to list 
their reasons. “Don't under- 
stand politics” rated 25 per 
cent: “not interested in 
politics” rated 26: but top of 
the list was the category 
combining "No faith in any 
pany/Thcy're as bad as each 
olher/They don't keep 
promises", which were cited 
by 34 per cent Cynicism, 
then, rather than ignorance or 
lack of interest, was the domi- 
nant reason. 

Answers to other poll ques- 
tions reflected this. Forty-four 
per cent thought that poli- 
ticians were not sincere, 
against 34 per cent who 
thought they were: more than . 
half agreed that “most poli- 
ticians don't really care what 
people like me really think” as 
against less than a third who 
disagreed: and nearly two- 
thirds agreed that “people like 





6 1 wanted discipline. At school you 
could smack somebody and get away 
with it, the teachers don’t bother 7 

Michael Hufion 




6 1 don’t think there is anything' 
that can make Britain better. I’m 
not voting. Let them get on with it 7 

Tracy Lee Dye 


me are powerless to change 
things in this country”. 

Asked which two or three of 
a dozen groups of people they 
had most respect for. only 
three per cent cited MPs. a 
contempt rating exceeded 
only by that awarded to 
journalists (2 per cent). 
MORl’s field workers re- 
corded verbatim comments 
from those who said they 
would not vote, and these are 
typical: “I don't see the point 


of iL They all say things they 
don't mean"; “They're all 
mouth and trousers. Basically 
all of them keep saying they 
will do things and none of 
them ever do." 

In a discussion group, un- 
employed Mark Smith, aged 
19. from Kippax near Leeds, 
said: “I don't watch Question 
Time with Robin Day or 
anything, but the odd times I 
have turned the TV on lo 
watch a film. I've caught the 



last bit of iL and there's 
always . . . they're always 
seeming to try to get round the 
people in the audience, to win 
them over, but they always 
seem to sound as though they 
don't mean it.” 

Ail politicians? Represent- 
ing all parties? “I should think 
so. yeah. 1 mean, they all want 
to win over the voters. 
Conservative. Labour. 
SDP . . . when they're on TV 
or in Garforth main street or 


Which two or three of 
the following groups do 
you have the most 
respect for? 


Doctors. 76 

Policemen .... 51 

Teachers - 30 

Social workers 19 

Scientists 17 

Company directors 10 

Civil servants - 6 

Trade union leaders 6 

Members of Parliament 3 

Journalists 2 

None 3 

Don’t know .. 1 


in Leeds city centre or any- 
thing doing a talk, they just 
seem to be winning over the 
voters rather than trying to tell 
you ‘We want to change 
unemployment, we want to 
get better jobs, we want to get 
belter education’." 

At least Mark is going to 
vote (although he is undecided 
as to which way). A real, 
definite non-voter is 21-year- 
old hairdresser Tracy Lee Dye. 
from Bulweli. Nottingham. 
She said: ~I don't think there 
is anything that can be done 
that could make Britain bet- 
ter. I'm not voting. Let them 
get on with iL” 

The political leader who can 
find the key to banishing this 
cynicism has a rich prize 
awaiting. The MORI poll 
indicates that of the 6.2 mil- 
lion young voters, about 1.1 
million arc committed to La- 
bour. half a million to the 
Tories and about 400.000 to 
the Alliance. The cynical and 
sceptical remainder thus num- 
ber more than four million: 1 0 
per cent of the electorate up 
for grabs. 


A dozen years ago on the 
London stage, a short play by 
an American playwright. Rob- 
ert Patrick, had a profound 
cflcct on anyone who saw it; 
its title was Kennedy's Chil- 
dren. It portrayed five charac- 
ters looking back on the 
Sixties and the sentiment lhaL 
at firsL animated them all: 
idealism. It was a poignant 
testament to the New Frontier 
generation inspired by Ken- 
nedy in the United Slates. 

They were not enervated by 
mass unemployment: they 
were not politically apathetic. 
There was no cynicism in that 
generation because Kennedy's 
children had found 'something 
and somebody they could 
believe in. 

Hostile to the Prime 
Minister's dominant personal- 
ity but awed by her, warm 
towards Neil Kinnock but not 
impressed by hint,. contemp- 
tuously disregarding both Alli- 
ance leaders, most of 
Thatcher’s children are still 
waiting. 

Michael McCarthy 


Do you agree or disagree with the following statements; 



Agree 

strongly 

Tend to 
agree 

Neither 

agree nor Tend to Disagree 
disagree disagree strongly 

Don't 

know 

The young are too pampered and have 
thirigs too easy 

10 

20 

9 

25 

33 

3 

People like me are powerless to 
change things In Britain 

29 

32 

8 

22 

8 

2 

Most politicians don't care what people 
like me think .. 

20 

33 

16 

23 

6 

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The legendary Man 
of Steel now works 
out in a gym and 
meditates in Tibet as 
the comic-strip hero 
flies into the 1980s 

A LEGEND is being reborn 
deep in suburban Connecticut, 
an boor’s train ride from New 
York. Superman, the Man of 
Steel, is undergoing a trans- 
formation. known in the 
comic-book trade as a “fix", to 
bring the first of the super- 
heroes into tile 1980s. 

Superman will still be faster 
than a speeding bullet and 
more powerful than a train, 
bnt in his new earthly incarna- 

i lion be will be a self-confident, 

! body-consrions. feature writer, 

' who works out in a gym and 
writes sociological science fic- 
tion in his spare time. He will 
still be called Clark Kent, stiU 
work for the Daily Planet, but 
he will be worlds away from 
the humble, bespectacled re- 
porter created by Jerry Siegel 
and Joe Shuster in 1938. 

Chief perpetrator of this 
assault on the character who 
gave birth to the comic-book 
industry is John Byrne, a 
bulky, bristle- haired cartoon- 
ist whose previous charges 
have included X-Men and The 
Fantastic Four. Putting in a 
Strict eight-hour day at his 17- 
room Victorian mansion, be 
has produced the first of the 
new adventures, to be 
launched in the autumn. 

Byrne, who was born in 
West Bromwich and received 
his first introduction to Super- 

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man as an eight-year-old 
comic Ian, is conscious of 
treading an hallowed ground, 
hut be agreed with DC Com- 
ics, who felt the time was right 
for change. “The Superman 
movies were like a multi- 
million dollar advert, but peo- 
ple weren't finding what they 
wanted in the comics”, says 
Byrne, aged 35. “We needed to 
get back to tbe basic elements 
of the legend.” 

That meant the end for 
Supergiri, Superboy, 
Superdog and all the other 
Krypton tan hangers-on, plus 

the version of Superman who 
had married fellow reporter 
Lois Lane. In a major “house- 
cleaning” of DC Comics titles, 
published as the 12-part Crisis 
On Infinite Earths, tire couple 
were sent to another dimen- 
sion to live happily ever alter. 

THE FEARLESS defender of 
liberty. Superman is the ul- 
timate all-American hero. 
When rumours of change be- 
came public, tbe outrage was 
predictable, with Byrne ac- 
cused variously of plotting to 
turn him into a Republican, a 
Ram bo figure and a Brie- 
eating Yuppie, all of which he 
denies. “Out there I have this 
image as a mad-eyed butcher, 
but 1 can't even breathe with- 


out being watched over by 16 
people.” 

Byrne, who trained at Al- 
berta College of Art in Canada 
and graduated to comic strips 
from commercial signwriting, 
has spent most of his career 
with the rival Marvel Comics, 
where be was made well aware 
of audience’s expectations. 

“Hard-core comic readers 
approach the circumstances as 
if they were real, but if 
something happens that they 
don't like, they know whom to 
blame. When we killed off 
characters, we received lots of 
sympathy poems. A friend of 
mine even received death 
threats, but a character like 
Superman doesn't generate 
that kind of psychosis." 

The basic elements of the 
Superman legend, Byrne- 
style, remain tbe same. Clark 
Kent is reared in Smalirille by- 
Jonathan and Martha Kent 
baring been shipped off from 
the exploding Krypton by his 
real parents. Krypton is 
vintage comic book fantasy, 
but Metropolis, the world of 
the adult Clark Emit, 1ms 
identifiable verskms of the 
World Trade Centre and (be 
Empire State Budding in its 
skyline. 

“Superman is super only if 
he operates in a world we can 


recognize", says Byrne. His 
Lois Lane, with big eyes and 
square jaws, is based partly on 
movie star Rosalind Russell, 
partly on his actress wife 
Andrea: “All my women 
characters look like my wife. I 
was drawing that face, then I 
met that face, so I married iL" 

BYRNE PROVIDES his 
Superman with a Nautilus 
machine, as a convenient cover 
for his other-worldly phy- 
sique, and a mountain top in 
Tibet for meditation. He also 
gives him a strong streak of 
anti-commercialism, perhaps 
an envious swipe at the success 
of the Superman movies, 
which have done much more 
tor box-office figures than for 
the comic strip. 

Byrne is confident, however, 
that be has the magic elixir for 
his hero, who remains forever 
on the right side of 30. Mean- 


while, Action Comics n amber 
583, which banished the old- 
- style Superman to the frozen 
wastes beyond the Fortress of 
Solitude, also recalls one of 
tbe most embarrassing mo- 
ments in his 48-year career. 

On the eve of President 
Kennedy's assassination, an 
issue was published in which 
Superman's life was cele- 
brated on the TV show Oar 
American Heroes. Clark Kent 
had to appear, as one of 
Superman's friends, and to 
protect his true identity he 
persuaded the President to 
impersonate him. 

Tbe story was already on 
the stands as news of the 
President’s death broke, and it 
appeared in terrible taste. 
However, as John Byrne is 
fond of saying: “It’s only lines 
on paper, remember thaL” 

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My army against imperialism 


THE TIMES 
DIARY 

Council for 
the defence? 

The 47 Liverpool councillors still 
determined to take their case 
against disqualification to the 
highest court in the land have a 
new solicitor. He is Keva 
Coombes, former leader of 
Merseyside County Council, abol- 
ished last ApriL Having thus been 
left in political limbo, he last 
month won a seat on Liverpool 
Council. As an opponent of Mili- 
tant. Coombes is put in a piquant 
position by his new brief. Further- 
more. one of ihe threatened 
councillors he will be representing. 
John Linden, was formerly his 
partner in a Liverpool law firm. 
Linden. Coombes & Co. Last 
month Coombes left it to work as 
consultant at another firm. If his 
(and barrister Louis Blom- 
Cooper's) case fails and the 47 lose 
their Liverpool Council seats. 
Coombes would appear to be a 
natural choice to lead the deci- 
mated council. Coombes says he 
would not dream of seeking 
preferment in the Labour group at 
a time he is vying to sunned 
Robert KJIroy-Silk as MP for 
Knowsley North. 

Brookside 

Labour officials inquiring into the 
Liverpool party (lew to Scotland 
to interview Irene Buxton, a 
former Militant member and one- 
time dose friend of Derek Hatton. 
Michael Crick's new book The 
March of Militant this week 
reveals what they discovered but 
two miles from her new home: a 
village called Hattonbrook. 
There's no escaping the man. 

Peacock thrown 

Who says the SDP is a one-man 
party? Browsing through the 
agenda for the SDP assembly. ! 
happen upon the conclusions 
reached by its parliamentary 
committee on the Peacock report. 

It rejects Peacock's notion of 
competitive tendering for ITV 
franchises “on the grounds that 
this would handicap the IBA in 
evaluating competing packages 
and blunt the readiness of the 
companies to undertake risky, 
prestige projects". Funny. 
Conceding that the IBA should 
check the fitness of ITV franchise 
bidders, David Owen told the 
audience of the W ’hat (he Papers 
Say awards in February: “Once 
that has been done the - actual 
franchises surely should be 
awarded to the highest bidder.' 

Party man 

Simon Lewis, who has just been 
appointed the SDFs head of 
communications, has a fool in 
many a camp. While his current 
boss at the Shandwick public- 
relations group is John Gummcr's 
brother Peter. Lewis's wife Claire 
is the niece of Labour MP Tom 
Pcndry. Meanwhile, the preco- 
cious 27-ycar-old Oxford PPE 
graduate tells me his former boss 
at Good Relations, another emol- 
lient PR outfit, is Paul Tyler — 
now chairman of the Liberal 
Party. 

• “Arc you more talkative than 
your husband?" said a notice 
advertising a Surrey women's club 
talk. Someone addtnd: “Yes, but be 
has more to keep quiet about." 

Join the club 

Be careful if you arc planning to 
attend next month's Carlton Club 
seminar. “The Pharmaceutical In- 
dustry and Government 
Developing Relationships". A 
ticket application form issued by 
the Tory dub boasts: “The audi- 
ence will compromise members of 
the club, members of the Conser- 
vative medical committee, mem- 
bers of parliament, doctors and 
pharmacists." 

Ship to shore 

With the shadows of American 
warships gathering in the Gulf of 
Sirtc. as our own leader writer put 
it last week, a timely reminder of 
the limits of power comes from 
Profile, the ITT magazine. It tells 
of an American admiral who. 
spotting a blip on the radar screen, 
ordered his radio operator “Tell 
that ship to change course IS 
degrees." The word came back: 
“You change your course 15 
degrees." When a more heavily 
phrased message met the same 
response, he snatched the micro- 
phone and bawled: “You change 
your course 15 degrees. I'm an 
admiral of the US Navy?" A calm 
voice replied: “And I’m a 
lighthouse." 

Whey ahead 

Almost anything can be turned 
into a board game. Waddingtons 
is about to bring out one called 
Elite Gw. Each player starts with 
a hypothetical herd of six cows 
and advances his prosperity by 
increasing milk yields. If he lands 
on the right square, he has the 
benefit of advice from the Milk 
Marketing Board and the Midland 
Bank, but if the dice fall unluckily 
his animals gel mastitis and other 
diseases. Milk-curdling fun. 

Higher calling 

The Queen, who climbed the 152 
steps of a Scottish lighthouse last 
month, has now been asked to 
climb Britain's most easterly light- 
house, at Lowestoft. A local 
woman who sent her a postcard of 
the 1 23ft lower has received a 
reply from Balmoral: "Her Maj- 
esty has added Lowestoft to her 
list oflighthouscs to climb.*' 

PHS 


America is determined to regain the 
Libyan coast Then it will try to defeat 
Syria, so that its military control will be 
from Turkey to the Strait of Gibraltar. 
Why? Because of Libya? No, because of 
the Soviet Union, indeed, if America 
triumphed over Libya and triumphed 
over Syria and Algeria, the Soviet 
Union's position would be in danger — 
the Warsaw Treaty would be in danger. 
The Mediterranean would become an 
American lake. 

This is one of the reasons for our 
joint struggle with the Soviet Union, 
because the fail of Libya would lead to 
the siege of the Soviet Union, and 
defending Libya would lead to the 
defeat of the Soviet Union's enemy, 
which is America. 

The Soviet Union has a gigantic force 
equal to the force of America. 
Gorbachov has intercontinental mis- 
siles: he has atomic submarines. He has 
hundreds of warships. He has half the 
globe. He can use the stars. But look at 
him — Gorbachov on every occasion 
presents a proposal for safeguarding 
world peace. Gorbachov has mighty 
weapons similar to those of America. 
Therefore the difference lies in the two 
minds — between the two men. One of 
them is mad and the other has a sound 
mind. One of them is worthy of his post 
as president of a superpower while the 


by Colonel Gadaffi 

other is not and should remain a 
second-class actor in Hollywood. 

The Americans claim they have 
discovered that Libya is planning 
terrorist operations. We challenge him 
to show the evidence proving that a 
terrorist operation is planned by Libya. 
Is there a hostile party which tells 
Reagan that this is a Libyan plan and he 
believes it? The fact is, we see that the 
Americans are naive and believe false 
reports, because the information they 
had following the air raid said that 
Gadaffi had lost his authority. They 
said that a military collective leader- 
ship has been set up in Libya. What 
military leadership? We had a military 
leadership after the revolution. We 
dissolved ourselves and the 
Jamahiriyah was established. 

No people can live constantly under 
the threat of aircraft carriers and the 
threat of another state every morning 
and every evening. This is a state of fear 
which Reagan is imposing on a small 
nation. I want to say to him, “If you 
continue your tyranny, insolence, mad- 
ness and foolishness, against the inter- 
national community and world peace, 
then I, Muammar al-Gadaffi, want to 
state that I can form an international 


army consisting of fighters against 
imperialism and against the USA 
personally. I can form an army outside 
Libya, and this army will spread to all 
comers of the globe to destroy the 
American presence everywhere. 

1 am still at the stage of leading the 
revolution oh Libyan and Arab terri- 
toiy. 1 check America's military cam- 
paigns over our territory and will resist 
bravely and we will stand our ground. 
Wc will make the Americans suffer 
affliction. We will feed them to the fish 
in the Mediterranean if they reach our 
territory. I would like to say that Libya 
has the military capability and the 
human capability. As from next month 
we will.begpn collecting the cost of one 
million rifles in order to arm one 
million people and deploy them along 
the Mediterranean coast 

If America is a superpower, we have 
friends who are also a superpower. The 
Soviet Union with all its capabilities 
has stood by the Libyan people. The 
Soviet Union has realized now that its 
peace initiatives are being disregarded 
by imperialism, and has realized that 
the -imperialists should be confronted 
with force. 

Extracted from a speech delivered in 
Tripoli this week and broadcast by 
Tripoli radio. Translation from Ardbic 
by the BBC Monitoring Service. 


Steven Greer and Antony White challenge the Diplock court rationale 


Article 8 or the agreement signed 
by the British and Irish prime 
ministers last November slates 
that both governments recognize 
“the importance of public con- 
fidence in the administration of 
justice" in Northern Ireland, and 
that the Intergovernmental Con- 
ference then established will con- 
sider “with the help ofadvice from 
experts . . . measures which 
would give substantial expression 
to this aim". 

In January, in one of the twice- 
ycarly debates on Northern 
Ireland's emergency laws, the 
Commons accepted a government 
proposal that jury trial be restored 
for a number of offences hitherto 
tried by the juryless Diplock 
courts. The Irish government was 
quick to express dissatisfaction 
when news of this reform was 
leaked to the press a week earlier, 
h is not difficult to see why. 

"hie Northern Ireland (Emer- 
gency Provisions) Act 1978 pro- 
scribes trial by a court without a 
jury for a list of offences contained 
in a “schedule" (appendix), 
whether or not they were commit- 
ted for political motives. The 
Attorney-General is empowered 
to remove from the Diplock 
system specific cases involving 
some of the scheduled offences, 
but this power is invariably ex- 
ercised only where there is clearly 
no political dimension: for exam- 
ple. in domestic murdere. 

The January amendment mere- 
ly extends this discretion to in- 
clude kidnapping. false 
imprisonment, certain firearms 
otfenccs and all scheduled of- 
fences that arc triable summarily 
or carry a maximum sentence of 
less than five years. Therefore all 
scheduled offences committed for 
political reasons will still be tried 
by judge alone. 

Tinkering with the emergency 
laws in this way. as the Dublin 
government recognizes, is unlikely 
to do much vo enhance public 
confidence in Northern Ireland's 
tarnished criminal justice system. 
It is difficult to maintain that 
those for whom the Diplock courts 
were designed get a fair trial, yet 
ordinary criminals who end up 
there owing to the quirks of the 
scheduling sy stem do noL 
What is required is a full 
restoration of jury trial to all 
indictable offences, whether car- 
ried out by paramilitary organ- 
izations or noL Our study on the 
question demonstrates that this is 
entirely practicable — and that the 
justifications for suspending jury’ 
trial in ihe first place in 1973 were 
never satisfactorily established. 

In 1972 the Diplock Commis- 
sjon considered “whether changes 
should be made in the administra- 
tion of justice in order to deal 
more effectively with terrorists 
without using internment". It 
concluded that jury trial was “not 
practicable in the case of terrorist 
crimes in Northern Ireland" be- 
cause of the risk that jurors would 
be intimidated and that Loyalist 
defendants would be perversely 
acqiticd by what were then domi- 
nantly Protestant juries. 

Although neither the Diplock 


Time to revive 
trial by 
jury in Ulster 



Report nor the subsequent par- 
liamentary debates offered any 
concrete evidence that these were 
in fact serious problems, this twin 
justification for the non-jury 
courts has been elevated to the 
status of self-evident truth. 

Independent analyses have 
tended to confirm that some 
Loyalist defendants were per- 
versely acquitted by juries in the 
1969-73 period but the evidence 
for juror intimidation has never 
amounted to anything more than 
sketchy anecdotes. 

In 1974 Parliament passed the 
Juries (Northern Ireland) Order 
abolishing the property qualifica- 
tion for jury service, the main 
cause of Protestant bias in cases 
arising from civil disturbances. 
Since then the lists of jurors for 
civil cases, coroners’ inquests and 
trials of non-scheduled indictable 
offences have been randomly 
selected from the electoral register. 
Despite the fact that for over 10 
years this has undermined one of 
the two pillars supporting the 
legitimacy of (he Diplock courts. 
Parliament has never seriously 
considered the implications. 

It would be foolish to assert that 
there was no intimidation of 
jurors by paramilitary organ- 
izations in the early 1970s but our 
research clearly shows that it has 
never been proved that this was 


and is likely to remain such a 
serious problem that the suspen- 
sion of jury trial, rather than some 
other less radical alternative, was 
and is required. 

At least one witness in a 
terrorist trial was murdered in 
Northern Ireland in the 1970s to 
prevent him from testifying, and 
between January I. 1972, and 
August 31, 1974. there were 482 
recorded instances of witnesses 
refusing to give evidence in such 
cases out of fear. Prohibiting the 
participation of civilian witnesses 
in Diplock trials has. however, 
never been entertained by. the 
authorities. 

In stark contrast, jury trial was 
suspended for scheduled offences 
whh no comparable evidence of 
juror intimidation whatsoever. 
This tends to suggest that the 
authorities are prepared to tolerate 
the exposure of witnesses to risk 
because they help in securing 
convictions, while juries are 
considered dispensable because 
they make no contribution to this 
end but on the contrary are more 
prepared to acquit than judges. 

The allegation concerning the 
intimidation of jurors appears 
then to be a convenient ration- 
alization of the real point of the 
non-jury Diplock courts: increas- 
ing convictions by .reducing tra- 
ditional safeguards. 


The jury system ought instead 
to have been reformed in 1973 in 
accordance with three' fun- 
damental principles: eligibility for 
jury service should have beat 
democratized (as was achieved for 
those parts of the jury system left 
intact); the random - dement in the 
selection of jurors should have 
been increased; and the identity of 
jurors should, as far as possible, 
have been concealed. 

Our study makes a number of 
recommendations to facilitate the 
realization of the last two of these 
principles. We can see no reason 
why these modifications should 
not have been introduced in 1973 
or why they cannot be im- 
plemented now. We propose that: 

• Scheduled offences should con- 
tinue to be tried in Belfast but 
separate jury panels should be 
compiled at random for these 
cases from the electoral register. 

• Only a very few court officiate 
should be granted access to these 
names and addresses. 

• Neither defence nor prosecu- 
tion lawyers should be allowed to 
inspect these lists. 

• A jury panel room shook! be 
provided, from which members of 
the public would be excluded; the 
summoning of these jurors to 
particular courts should be by 
number only and the jury box and 
all other parts of the courthouse 
between it and the panel room 
should be hidden from view. 

• A minibus should be provided 
to take those jurors who wish it 
into the centre of Belfast and 
deposit them within the security 
perimeter at a spot randomly 
selected for each trip by a court 
official other than the driver. 

We would also recommend that 
a "contingent juiy trial system" be 
introduced. All scheduled offence 
trials should begin before a judge 
and jury; but if either the prosecu- 
tion or the defence can prove that 
a juror or potential juror has been 
intimidated, the trial should begin 
again before a different judge and 
jury. If intimidation recurs, the 
trial should then automatically be 
conducted by a judge alone. ~ 

It is also necessary, we believe, 
to give defence and prosecution 
the same opportunities to in- 
fluence the composition of the 
-jury. The prosecution's present 
unlimited right to "stand by” 
jurors (have them go to the end of 
the queue) should be replaced by 
three "peremptory challenges" per 
defendant (those for which cause 
does not have to be shown). The 
defence should have its current 
allocation of 12 peremptory chal- 
lenges reduced to three. 

These, or something very like 
them, are the necessary first steps 
on the long journey towards 
establishing - a democratic and 
widely respected criminal justice 
system in Northern Ireland. 

Steven Greer : lecturer in law. 
University of Sussex, and Antony 
White, a barrister, are the authors 
of Abolishing the Diplock Courts 
— The Case for Restoring Jury 
Trial to Scheduled Offences in 
Northern Ireland (Cobden Trust. 
21 Tabard St. London SEI 4LA\ 

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The present Nato exercise in 
Norway, code named Northern 
Wedding, is only the latest in a 
series of 10 in Nato's northern 
region, involving 35.000 service- 
men from 10 countries. What is it 
that preoccupies Nato generals 
with ihe so-called Northern Flank, 
this remote, difficult and dan- 
gerous part of the world? What 
leads Allied Northern Command 
to declare that the northern region 
will be "the most active area 
within the alliance this year**? 

The Norwegian Foreign Policy 
Institute, an obscure Oslo think- 
tank. may have a large part of the 
answer. Last month it published a 
startling analysis of the Russian 
military build-up in the Kola 
peninsula on the edge of the Arctic 
Ocean. Satellite photographs 
showed, among other things, a 
nearly completed, previously un- 
reponed. airfield by the Bay of 
Kandalaksha, capable of accom- 
modating long-range bombers; 
and details of a naval base at 
Gremikha. east of Murmansk, 
apparently designed for the new 
Typhoon-class submarine, the 
world's lareesL thought to be 
capable of firing nudear missiles 

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Finely detailed Landsat pictures 
indicated that part of the base was 
dug into solid rock and protected 
by missiles, a significant develop- 
ment in a region that is already 
home port to the Soviet northern 
fleet of almost 300 warships and 
submarines. The installations on 
Kola, mostly in and around the 
Murmansk fjord, account for 
about 50 per cent of the Soviet 
submarine force, including those 
carrying ballistic missiles. Two 
motorized infantry divisions are 
based on the peninsula, where the 
number of large airfields has been 
estimated at about 20. 

.As the authors note, much of 
this information — although not 
the “remarkable detail" provided 
by many of the photographs - is 
more or less freely available; but 
the very remoteness of Kola “has 
tended to shield it from daily news 
coverage. None the less it is of 
vital military strategic importance 
for the Soviet Union and has led 
to the establishment on the penin- ‘ 
sula of the largest military basing 
complex in the world. 

“This includes two main strate- 
gic nuclear submarine bases, two 
strategic nuclear bomber bases, 
two strategic early-warning and 



plexes. about 70 strategic air 
defence SAM complexes, one 
theatre-nuclear missile launch 
complex, seven main submarine 
bases, nine major bases for surface 
forces. 22 main airbases with 
hardened aircraft shelters and 
runways exceeding 1.600 metres. 
18 secondary airfields, the pre- 
positioning and deployment infra- 
structure for one front-level army 
and very many further instal- 
lations.” In other words, if World 
War 111 broke out it is quite 
possible the Soviet Union would 
largely fight it from Kola. 

Johan J risen Holst, the Norwe- 
gian defence minister, called this 
week for a measured response to 
the Kola report, which has caused 

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gian press: He said the contents of 
the document were already well 
known to the Norwegian govern- 
ment. and accused those who had 
drawn the most “extreme and 
alarming conclusions" of lacking 
“sobriety and responsibility". 

Some British analysts have 
assessed the developments on 
Kola as evidence of a Russian 
attempt to strengthen its long- 
range bombers in compensation 
for America's proposed Star Wars 
missile defences. The authors of 
the report however, note that 
construction of the air base began 
long before President Reagan's 
Strategic Defence Initiative was 
announced in 1982. 

They sec "a rough military 
equilibrium in the Nordic area on 
the tactical level" at the moment, 
but fear that continuing military 
development on Kola and the 
American response to it will 
increase local tension. "With an 
increasing superpower focus upon 
this area the Nordic states and 
their populations will have to 
learn to live with and manage a 
peacetime situation which is far 
more unstable and tense than 
what they have become accus- 
tomed to." 


Adam Roberts 

A ‘spy’ made 
to measure 


Nicholas Daniloff. the American 
journalist detained in Moscow 
since last Saturday, is not a spy - 
and 1 believe that the Soviet 
security services know it. His 
arrest, within minutes of receiving 
an envelope containing incrimi- 
nating mililajy documents, was a 
put-up job of almost outrageous 
transparency. 

I must begin by declaring an 
interest Daniloffs English wife, 
Ruth, is my wife's sister. I have 
known Nick and Ruth for over'20 
years, and have seen them and 
their two children several times 
this year. Nick and I share many 
interests, from international rela- 
tions to marathon running. 

Last ApriL after attending an 
Anglo-Soviet conference in Lenin- 
grad on arms control. I visited the 
Daniloffs in Moscow. I was greatly 
impressed, as others have been, by 
Nick's fluent Russian, his knowl- 
edge of the country, and his ability 
to get on with a wide range of 
Soviet citizens, including officials. 

It so happens that I asked him 
one day whether he was afraid of 
being set up in the way that has 
now happened. He said indeed he 
was. Documents had once been 
planted on him: he got rid of them 
immediately. There had been one 
or two other episodes that had 
made him nervous. 

Since his arrest, there have been 
reports of another and apparently 
quite separate attempt to frame 
him. In April 1 984, a friend of his, 
a geneticist called David 
Goldfarb. was reportedly asked by 
the KGB to pass incriminating 
documents to Daniloff with the 
suggestion that he smuggle them 
out. Goldfarb was offered per- 
mission to emigrate if he carried 
out this task. He refused. 

Is there any sign in all this that 
the Soviet authorities harboured 
serious suspicions that Daniloff 
was a spy? I cannot see any. They 
do not appear to have made any 
attempt to check if he was sending 
out incriminating materiaL When 
I left Moscow last April I drove to 
the airport in his car. He saw me 
off in a practically empty depar- 
ture hall in the presence of some 
Soviet officials, to whom 1 in- 
troduced him. None of my bag- 
gage was so much as looked at 

More recently the same story 
has been repeated. Last Wednes- 
day evening my 16-year-old 
daughter Hannah, after staying 
with the Daniloffs for a week in 
Moscow, was put on a train for 
Warsaw by Nick. When the train 
reached the Polish border at Brest 
the following morning, the Soviet 
customs gave her luggage only the 
most perfunctory examination. 
She joined me in Warsaw, where I 
had been lecturing. On Sunday, in 
blissful ignorance of Nick's arrest 
the previous day, we travelled 
through East Germany with only 
the minimum passport check. 

Last Friday, one day before 
Nick's arrest, his 23-year-old 


daughter Miranda flew out of 
Moscow to Paris. .Again, no 
search, lip to yesterday afternoon 
there had been no search of Nick's 
Moscow flat and office. 

In public life, mud that is flung 
often sticks: accusations of es- 
pionage, however baseless, leave a 
n agg ing doubt in people's minds. 
But in this case the accusation is so 
bizarre that it cannot carry any 
credibility. It dearly cuts no ice 
with the Moscow press corps, 
which is making a protest One 
wonders if it cuts much ice with 
the Soviet authorities themselves. 

It is interesting, though not 
necessarily productive, to specu- 
late about their motives. There 
seem jo be four main theories: 

- That his arrest is in retaliation 
for the arrest in New York a few 
day’s earlier of Gennadi Zakharov, 
a scientific affairs officer attached 
to the United Nations. Nick 
himself inclines to this view. 

- That the affair is in some way 
connected with the proposed 

Reagan-Gorbachov summit, and 

possibly indicates a Soviet desire 
to scupper a meeting which they 
sec as unlikely to be productive. 

- That the Soviet authorities wish 
to interrogate him about all his 
contacts before he finally leaves 
the Soviet Union this month. 

- That the whole business is 
intended as a warning to other 
journalists in Moscow that they 
should avoid unofficial contacts — 
and to Soviet citizens that they 
should avoid Western journalists. 

There may be something to this 
last theory. Nick, who has partly 
Russian ancestry, worked in Mos- 
cow for United Press Inter- 
national from 1961 to 1966. and 
has been working there for VS 
News and World Report since 
1980. He wrote an impressive 
history of the Soviet space pro- 
gramme. The Kremlin and the 
Cosmos. 

He has been planning to spend a 
year in the US writing a book 
about his ancestor. Alexander 
Frolov, who spent 30 years in 
Siberia for his part in the 1825 
Decembrist plot to overthrow the 
Tsar. In short, he knows the Soviet 
Union and its history better than 
most. 

One of the many ironies of this 
case is that he is an extremely 
careful and objective reporter. He 
does not have a record of chasing 
after every anti-Soviet story. Five 
or six years ago. when there was 
endless Western press speculation 
about a possible Soviet invasion 
of Poland, he refused to join in 
this chorus. He has consistently 
recognized (hat the Soviet Union, 
a great power with a tragic history, 
has legitimate security concents. A 
patently trumped-up arrest will 
hardly help the world understand 
the legitimacy of those concerns. 
The author is Montague Burton 
Professor of International Rela- 
tions at Oxford University, and a 
fellow ofBal/iol College. 

© Tkw* ftompapan, 19861 


moreover . . . Miles Kington 

Going for gold, 
gold, gold 


In case any of you missed tele- 
vision coverage of the European 
Athletic Championships, I have 
been given gracious permission to 
bring you the best of the recent 
output. So hold on to your seats, if 
you get excited easily. 

Title sequence showing Stere 
Crain, then Seh Coe. then Daley 
Thompson. Then Seb Coe again, 
then Stew Cram, then back to 
Daley Thompson. Disco music 
ebbs and flows. We see a man in a 
studio, grinning 

Mao in studio: It's been another 
day of action at Stuttgart, and we’ll 
come to that in a moment, but for 
all of us undoubtedly the high spot 
has been the triumph of Jack 
Morris in the 100 km walk, where 
he grabbed gold for Britain in a 
way that said to the rest of the 
world: watch out! To hear just how 
he did it, let's go straight over to 
Stutigart- 

Thc disco music revs up again . and * 
we get another look at Daley 
Thompson. Then a face comes into 
view that we don’t recognize, but 
some instinct tells us that this is 
Jack Morris. So does the caption. 
Commentator in Stuttgart: 
Britain's hero today was an ami- 
able 34-vear-old traffic warden 
from Chatham called Jack Morris, 
who proved all his critics wrong by 
taking the toughest event in the 
calendar by the scruff of its neck 
and never letting go. They said 
Jack was finished, they said he was 
over the bill. How wrong could 
they be! But to see just how he did 
iL let's go back to late last night, 
when the- finalists in the 100 km 
walk set off. 

Mure disco music, over a shot of 
two dozen walkers setting off into 
ihe night. 

Commentator. And there they go. 
the cream of Europe's walkers, on 
what must be the cruellest test of 
alL The world record for the 100 
km walk is 10 hr 45 min, and the 
race won't finish until nearly 
lunchtime tomorrow, but already 
they are setting a cracking pace. 
Too fasL perhaps. Brian? 

Brian: Well, hard to tell, after only 
half a minute, but they’re certainly 
on a world record schedule. Of 
course they’ve got to keep this up 
for another I! hours, and a lot 
could happen. 

Commentator: What have they got 
to fear most? 

Brian: Tiredness, hunger, thirst 
and the temptation to pop into 


A shot of Daley Thompson, to 
denote the passing of lime. 
Commentator: And' that was the 
situation at the start. By the time 
the finish came, the man who had 
climbed all the hills, answered all 
the questions and burnt off all the 
opposition was Jack Morris — and 
the Union Jacks went mad! 

Film of Morris entering the sta- 
dium and crossing the line. 
Commentator: And he's done it! 
The man they said was finished as 
a walker has done it! Let's see how 
he did it again! 

We see it again. Then we see it 
again in slow morion. 
Commentator: Through the loneli- 
ness of the night hours Jack 
Morris had the strength when it 
mattered most, the kind of grit 
that never gives up. After the race 
he talked to us. 

Interviewer: Great race. Jack. How 
do you feel now? 

Jack: Tired. Very very tired. But 
absolutely delighted. 

Interviewer: And so are we all. 
Jack. And as you probably haven't 
seen how it all ended, here’s how 
you did iL 

We see Jack finishing vet again, 
from a different angle. 

Man in studio: Terrific, absolutely 
terrific. Wasn’t that terrific? 

Expert in studio: I'd agree with 
lhaL Can we see it again? 

Man in studio: Why not? 

We see it yet again, this rime with 
disco music. 

Man in studio: Well, a great day 
for Britain. But before we bring 
you the rest of the action, in which 
East Germany and Russia man- 
aged to get nine golds, here's 
rather a special moment. 

Film of Morris ascending podium 
to get his medal and wave to crowd 
Somebody gives him a bunch of 
flowers, which he sniffs happily. ' 
Commentator: Absolutely typical 

? f i ac i M u ms ' lhat ,iule Such. 
And after the race Jack embarked 
on a well-deserved lap of honour. 
For about W minutes we watch 
Moms s lap of honour, 
during which he seems to greet 
every British spectator personally 

SOTT? 2 nd a " one blame 
him for a Utile harmless rejoicing? 

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SiuugarL But firsL one last look at 
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THE TIMES WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 1986 


Pennington Street, I-nnHm, 


a El 9XN Telephone: 01-481 4100 


MR KINNOCK SPELLS IT OUT 


Nol ^«* ?he Labour leader’s 
most hostile opponents have 

Z r r™ d Uia i. he is a P°° r 

platform speaker. And he is 

getting better all the time. 

His courage - so often 
found ^ wanting during the 
miners strike— is growing too. 
Last year at Bournemouth Mr 
Km nock finally found the 
words to assault his Militant 
Tendency. Yesterday he stared 
the trade union barons full in 
the face and told them that if 
necessary, a Labour govern- 
ment could do without their 
help. 

His' vision spanned the 
generations. With all the pas- 
sion of a good conservative, he 
told his audience that societies 
exist in .time, that the present 
generation has obligations to 
the generation past and to 
generations to come — pen- 
sions and schools, in crude 
electoral currency. His theme 
was national unity, focussed in 
this speech on what he sees as 
the need to rebuild industry 
and reconstruct employment 

As always the 'Kinnock new 
deal was presented with little 
arithmetic, scant attention to 
the international dimension, 
and faint understanding of the 
weltsprings of economic activ- 
ity. There was, substantively, 
little new in his speech. There 
was nothing to boost the 
sceptics 1 confidence in his 
competence to govern the 
country. Yet as an exercise in 
revisionism, as a part of his 
campaign to fit his party for 
government it ranks with his 
performance at the Labour 
conference last year. 


Its point was the audience to 
>vhich he was speaking. Yes- 
terday Mr Kinnock showed his 
greatest mettle in forcing on 
the general secretaries the 
antagonism between national 
objectives as set out by an 
elected government and the 
organized self-interest of the 
unions. And — for yesterday at 
least — the general secretaries 
had little choice but .to accept 
his words. 

Interviewed. afterwards. Mr 
Ron Todd of the Transport 
and General Workers as good 
as admitted that the Kinnock 
definition of the onions as. 
sectional interests was correct 
When it came to it a Prime 
Minister (Labour or Conser- 
vative) could deal with the 
unions only as factions. The 
unions stand outside the circle 
of, legitimacy in governing 
Britain. Twenty years on. the 
point of Harold Wilson's bid 
to redefine the relationship of 
a Labour government and the 
unions looks to have been 
almost realised. 

What the practical con- 
sequence of yesterday’s lin- 
guistic accommodations will 
be has yet to be worked out in 
the TUC-Labour Party liaison 
committee and other such 
forums^ Mr Kinnock has. how- 
ever. set out the heads of 
agreement. They demand great 
concessions from the unions. 
He emphasized investment 
which can only take place at 
the expense of consumption, 
and wages. A new Kinnock 
word is efficiency., which 
surely means management's 
right to manage. Self-disci- 


pline was asked of the unions 
yesterday, a one-sided in- 
comes policy? 

In the light of previous 
failures of Statements of Intent 
and Social Contracts, perhaps 
formulae as vague as yes- 
terday's are 'safer. How many 
times before have general sec- 
retaries emerged from a sea- 
side debate promising fealty, 
only, months later, to lead 
their members 'in pursuit of. 
rewards unjusiifed by output 
measures and (in the public 
sector) unaffordable? 

But the most important 
implication of Mr Kinnock's 
speech goes beyond the stick- 
ing power of any one particular 
deaL It . is that This Great 
Movement of Ours is reaching 
the end of its useful life. For 
individual trade unionists to 
belong to the Labour Party and 
to work within it for ideologi- 
cal objectives is legitimate. For 
them to equate trade union- 
ism and some great 
emancipatory movement is 
dishonest The political objec- 
tives of trade unionism grow 
more and more obscure. 

Mr Kinnock. it seems, be- 
gins to see that, and what it 
means for the Labour Party in 
the country at large. The union 
general secretaries are reluc- 
tant to contemplate the mar- 
ginal position in the nation's 
life which they occupy. Mr 
Todd spoke yesterday of. in- 
dividual unionists fighting for 
policies within the Labour 
Party — but would they foigo 
the block voles? The logic of 
Mr Kinnock's “national” La- 
bour Party is. sooner rather 
than later, an end to their grip. 


HIGH POLITICS IN HAMPSHIRE 


.The gathering of the world's 
aviation clan at the 
Famborough airshow may not 
be quite as exciting as it once 
was to aircraft enthusiasts. The 
vast expense of developing 
sophisticated civil and mili- 
tary aircraft necessarily limits 
the number of new designs 
flying above the Hampshire 
countryside. That veiy ■ in- 
crease in cost and risk, how- 
ever, has intensified the 
decibel level of the industry's 
always noisy public politics. 

The battle over the future of 
Nimrod has given way. at least 
at Famborough, to the yet 
more complex question of 
competition in big long-dis- 
tance airliners. Boeing has 
consistently won more than 
half the world civil airliner 
market and is still perhaps, 
the only manufacturer that can 
be wholly confident of its long- 
term future. The four-nation 
European consortium. Airbus 
Industrie, in which British 
Aerospace has a 20 per cent 
share as specialist wingmaker, 
competes strongly at the small- 
er end of the market as does 
the American McDonnell 
Douglas. But Boeing domi- 
nates the market for long 
distance, large-capacity air- 
craft with ever more impres- 
sive versions of its 747. 
Lockheed has given up. Mc- 
Donnell Douglas's DC10 is- 
obsolete and Airbus has never 
been in this sector. 

Both Airbus and McDonnell 
have concluded that it would 
be unwise to compete head-on 
against Boeing's greatest area 
of strength. But the market for 
aircraft is improving dramati- 
cally because airlines are more 
profitable and oil prices no 
longer threaten the growth of 
passenger traffic. They see a 


place for slightly smaller long 
distance jets for secondary 
routes. - 

McDonnell is hoping to 
launch a new development 
from the DC 10. Airbus wants 
to spread its overheads by 
developing two new planes — 
the A330 and A340 ^ with 
many common .features, 
including the wings, the A330 . 
being a larger edacity aircraft 
for shorter distances. . 

The immediate . issue is 
whether the British govern- 
ment should advance British 
Aerospace the repayable 
launch aid .of perhaps £500 
million to finance its share of 
the Airbus plan to compete 
.across .the whole range with 
Boeing. In principle the Euro- 
pean industry ‘ could emerge 
much stronger in the long- 
term by developing a complete 
family of airliners. This, is the 
logic of the consortium, set up 
because no individual Euro- 
pean firm could do this. 

But British Aerospace is 
now a private company, unlike 
its French and German part- 
ners. Should the British tax- 
payer take the sort -of risks that 
the French an<T German gov- 
ernments are prepared to take 
on an essentially commercial 
project? If British Aerospace is 
not prepared to pay its share 
from its own stretched re- 
sources or by lapping the 
financial markets, does that 
not suggest the project is 
uneconomic? 

There is no simple answer. 
Clearly, commercial finance 
would' be much easier for such 
a long-term risk if interest 
rates were lower. But there is 
also an insufficiently ques- 
tioned tradition of launch aid, 
derived from the practice in 
military developments, which 


has come to be taken for 
granted in Europe. 

In practice, such aid is not a 
matter of all or nothing and 
this week's arguments are part 
of manoeuvring on all 
sides.The privatized company, 
for example, wants to pitch its 
bid high at the moment, since 
it- does not know exactly how 
much wfli be needed. . 

Mr Geoffrey Fame* the in- 
dustry minister responsible for 
aerospace, has suggested that 
part of the money, mightbetter 
be spent on -European space 
projects, in pan to press the 
consortium into a collabora- 
tion with : McDonnell The 
American company, in its 
turn, insisted this week that it 
was folly committed to its own 
new airliner, which is slightly 
more ambitious than the Air- 
bus equivalent This un- 
doubtedly poses a problem for 
Airbus, which has based the 
economics of its own develop- 
ment on the dual-purpose 
airframe. 

All this is the stuff of 
negotiation. H is still possible 
to take an entirely different 
approach to Airbus, as the 
laiecoming- Japanese . have 
shown, by aiming at smaller 
niches in the market British 
Aerospace has followed this 
strategy elsewhere on its own 
behalf: 

The overall Airbus idea 
does, however, have consid- 
erable virtues. Mr Pattie needs 
to minimize the risk to the 
taxpayer both by pushing 
collaboration and by insisting 
that British Aerospace puts up 
some of the money. The 
politics must inevitably end in 
a compromise. No wonder 
Mrs Thatcher looked askance 
at a European solution to the 
problems . of Britain's heli- 
copter industry. 


Teachers’ pay 

From Mr David A. Turner 
Sir. Sluan Sexton (article. August 
28) would like to abandon the 
national pay scales for teachers 
and return to the so-caileo free 
bargaining of yesteryear. 1 recall 
such a system when I was teaching 
in a verv wclI-csiaWisbed indepen- 
dent school in the United States, 
where a hardworking but 
unfoiccful middle-aged spinster 
teacher of classics was kept on a 
suhsisiencc-lcvd salaty whilst her 
male married physicist co league 
and her Russian female rollragfJj- 
were able to negotiate substantial 
annual increases. 

Such a system docs not .bring 
harmonv to a school. _ If wj 
returned to local bargaining not 
onlv would teacher be pitted 
against teacher, with consequent 
wastage of energy in negotiations, 
but the differentiation (already 
apparent in varving levels t> 
capitation, in-service grants etc; 
would be exacerbated so tint tne 
division between the North and 
South, between the innercuy and 
the suburbs, would thrive. -Tne 
losers would be the nations 
children. 94 per cent of whom are 
in the State system. , 

Sexton’s article contained an- 
other false assumption — nameiy 
that he can idemifr good 
cists, mathematicians and so on. 
and pay them more. All uw 
proposals 1 have seen simply pa. 
them more lor their shortage 
-value, regardless of quality. 


For instance, on the Post- 
Graduate Certificate of Education 
course on which I teach there will 
be in September a minority of 
students in named shortage areas 
who will receive, an additional 
government grant of £1.200. but 
1 there is no guarantee iHat tBey will 
all complete the course success- 
fully or be better teachers titan the 
other students. 

In a school, as a parent. I would 
want my children to be taught by 
good history teachers, good mu- 
sicians and so 'on. Are such 
teachers to be paid less than 
someone with a degree in physics, 
regardless of whether or not they 
fulfil the criteria for a good 
teacher? Mr Sexton surely fells to 
recognize that there is a difference 
between a good teacher and a 
shortage subject teacher.' 

I am sure that many of those 
such as myself who are fully 
involved in the State system of 
education welcome ibe develop- 
ment of positive steps to'improve 
the quality of teaching — indeed, 
wc have been working to this end 
for years. Wc sec the current Acas 
proposals as one step in that 
direction and -hope that Jbey 
prevail in the face of such ill 
thought-out schemes as those put 
forward by Stuart Sexton. 

Yours sincerely. 

DAVID A. TURNER. 

The Briars- 
■ 28 Victoria Rood. 

Broomhail. 

Sheffield. South \ orkshirc. • 
August 28. 

A* 


. From Mr keiih Catdkin 
Sir. Stuart Sexton’s article relatesa 
refreshing, radical approach for 
the remuneration of teachers. I. 
agree with him that good teachers 
would flourish in a free market 
and the pupils' education would 
benefit as a result. 

As a physics teacher — in short 
supply 1 — 1 could demand, and 
obtain, a more attractive salary, 
unlike at present where the nation- 
ally. fixed wage prevents the 
operation of market forces in 
education. 

Since I enjoy teaching this 
makes me frustrated especially 
when I read in the Institute of 
Physics remuneration survey 
{Physics Bulletin. May 1986/ that 
the mean salary of physicists in 
employment is £3.000 per annum 
more than a head of department 
(in his/her thirties) on scale 4 in a 
secondary school. 

I am convinced that if Stuart 
Sexton’s .real pay deal was im- 
plemented it would benefit the 
able teacher, reverse the worsen- 
ing shortage of teachers in certain 
subjects, notably physics, ensure 
quicker promotion and restore the 
professionalism to teaching. The 
whole education system would be 
the beneficiary. 

Yours faithfully. 

KEITH CAULKIN. 

34-Ashficld. 

Watcrucc. . 

Lricrpool. • 

\ugust 28. 


LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 


A loss of time 
in hospital 

From Mr Henry Shaw 
Sir. I write as the senior surgeon in 
a well-known London cancer hos- 
pital where the patients and both 
medical and nursing staff have 
just had to endure another “statu- 
tory hospital holiday'*— imposed 
by the DHSS some years ago on all 
health districts —’added to the 
August bank holiday weekend 

This takes place twice annually 
and recently meant that all the 
administrative and paramedical 
staff disappeared from 5.30 pm on 
Friday. August 22 to 9.30 am on 
Wednesday. August 27. a total 
minimum of 1 12 hours, or thebest 
part of five days’ absence. Doctors 
and nurses arc .expected to carry 
on dealing with a full complement, 
of seriously ill patients as 
including all emergencies. 

Effectively this means that lab- 
oratory reports are unobtainable, 
all laboratories and special in- 
vestigation departments such as 
radiology, pathology and 
haematology are closed although 
a. member of staff remains “on 
call", often at a considerable 
distance. Furthermore, since sec- 
retarial staff are also absent 
communication for enquiries, 
appointments and liaison is seri- 
ously impaired 

Indeed Sir. this hospital which 
prides itself on being a “caring 
institution'*, is, I believe, only one 
of many upon which and upon 
whose patients is inflicted this 
uncaring administrative dis- 
service. 

Perhaps this letter may serve to 
illuminate another of the many 
unneessary impositions of our 
much admired hospital service 
and its new managers. 

Yours feitbfuly. 

H.J.SHAW. 

106 Hariey Street, Wl. 

August 29. 


Henry Moore 

From Mr John Brathy, BA 
Sir. I am not going to cry over or 
regret the passing of Henry Moore. 

In fed I'll celebrate his wonder- 
ful creative life and its just rewards 
— the Protestant ethic so 
unpopular today — and the fact 
that he achieved a fine longevity 
( 88 ). 

If he'd died at 50. when he'd not 
done all he had to do. I'd feel the 
fetes were crueL as they were to 
Aubrey Beardsley (25). Laura 
Ashley (60). Glen Gould (50). 
Leonid Rossiter (57). Richard 
Burton (58). John Gilpin (53). Eric 
Morecambe (58). Robert Shaw 
(51). David Mercer (52). Ken 
Tynan (S3) and Sir John Methven . 
(54). 

Just be happy Moore lived a 
fully realized, fulfilled and ap- 
plauded long span of nearly nine 
decades. No fears when Picasso 
died in his nineties either. 

Yours sincerely. 

JOHN BRATBY, 

The Cupola and Tower of the 
Winds, 

Belmont Road. 

Hastings. 

East Sussex. 

September I.. 


Value of grammar 

From Mrs P. £ Daly 
Sr. Your correspondent, Mr J. M. 
Hawes, today (August 26) drew 
attention to the feilure of English 
schools to teach grammar and thus 
to prepare their pupils for learning 
foreign languages. This point is 
carried further by my experience 
when confronted by a 15-year-old 
who cannot see what is obscure in 
a sentence used in an English 
essay, sometimes I can only 
explain it by using terms he has 
learned in French or German 
lessons (seldom now in Latin, 
alas!). 

It is so often easier to explain to 
one who has learned English as a 
foreign language. Recognition of 
subject and object, an infinitive, 
or a relative clause. let alone an 
adverb or preposition, can still be 
helpful and time-saving. 

Yours faithfully. 

P. E DALY, Principal, 

Miss Dixon and Miss Wolfe 
(Tutors), 

25 Victoria Street, 

Westminster, SW1. 

August 26. 


Basic certificates 

From Mrs D. .4. Potts 
Sir. In the bread shop today. I 
waited patiently while the sweet 
young thing serving me tried to 
calculate, on a scrap of paper, the 
cost of six croissants at 19p. I 
eventually had to show her how to 
do the sum. 

The manageress looked at me 
reassuringly and said: “She's just 
got her 0-level maths”. 

■ Why don’t we just issue basic 
literacy and numeracy certificates 
to schoo Weavers and devote the 
lime and money saved to provid- 
ing better and more interesting 
education for our young? 

Yours feitfifijlly. 

DORA1NEA. POTTS. 

74 Siaunton Road. 

Hcadington. Oxford. 

August 29. 

Out of order? 

From Mr Hardiman Scott 
Sir. In reply to Paul Jennings's 
brilliantly funny “This is the age 
of the mains” (August 25). I can 
tell him what British Telecom are 
trying to da They arc trying to sell 
us - what they describe in their 
publicity — Inphones. 

What on earth is an inphonc? I 
have got one. It looks to me 
exactly like a telephone. It behaves 
like one. too! 

Yours etc. .. 

HARDIMAN SCOTT.. 

The Drey. 4 Butchers Lane. 
Boxford (Suffolk). Via Colchester. 
August 25. 

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Moral issues and the Vatican 


Frmnrhe Bishop of Northampton 
Sir. Father Kevin Kelly's article 
'(August 30) underlines the need 
for effective dialogue within the 
Roman Catholic Church between 
those with episcopal authority and 
pastoral responsibility and many 
of its moral theologians. The 
tensions revealed arc considerable 
and clashes arc inevitable if others 
Feel free to maintain publicly 
similar positions on so wide a 
range of moral issues. 

Underlying issues of meth- 
odology and responsibility must 
be central to the dialogue. It is to 
be hoped that ft may be conducted 
in a way that is pesiorally helpful. 

1 fear that Father Kelly's contribu- 
tion is both tendentious and 
unhelpful 

First of all. his references to the 
“official" position are calculated 
to suggest a gap between the Pope 
and the Vatican on the one side 
and the rest of the episcopate on 
the other. This simply will not da 
since no such division exists 
where these areas of moral teach- 
ing arc concerned. 

How this leaching is handled 
pasiorally and applied com- 
passionately may vary, but there is 
a large degree of unity about the 
fundamental moral values in- 
volved and the "official" position 
can make a justifiable daim to be 
universal. That does not mean 
that those who support it would 
recognise and accept Father 
Kdly's account of iL It is neither 
so dosed as he suggests, nor so 
wanting in compassion. 

Equally unacceptable is Father 
Kelly's arrogation of Vatican H*s 
insights to his own point of view. 
Readers will need to verify in 
greater detail the “general 
approach” he cites from the 
Council documents. He risks a 
gross oversimplification. 

He is also in danger of weaken- 
ing the objective weight given to a 
person's actions in traditional 
moral considerations. Conscience 
docs not have anything to fear 
from these considerations, nor is 
the person devalued by their beiife 
made. They may need to be* 
broadened and extended, but they 
should not be minimized or 
marginalized. They were not „ 
abandoned by Vatican IL 


Father Kelly speaks of feeing 
issues honestly. That is entirely 
desirable. He can help us to do so. 
1 would not be honest if I did not 
say that on many of the issues he 
raises the "official" position car- 
ries with it more authority than he 
allows. There is room for serious 
probing and questioning, but not 
for ibc kind of open dissent that 
leads nobody forward. 

The “official” position, prop- 
erly described, has the status of 
doctrine and within the Church we 
need the support of one another.to 
delineate and understand it. and 
then to lire by it. 

Yours faithfully. 
tFRANOS THOMAS 
(Chairman, Theology Committee 
of the Episcopal Conference of 
England and Wales). 

Bishop's House; 

Northampton. 

August 30. 

From the Rev Dr James Toffiurst 
Sir. The arguments about 
“official" Church teaching and the 
stance of Vatican II which surface 
in Father Kevin Kelly's article 
make moral theology seem like a 
game of cops and robbers. 

There is a consistent teaching 
within the Catholic Church (which 
embraces both Vatican II and 
present Vatican teaching) that is 
concerned to safeguard life from 
conception to the grave and to 
centre sex within that context. 
Such teaching is hardly given a 
chance to be considered owing to 
the continual misrepresentation 
3nd denigration which it receives, 
often by those who have been 
given a mandate by the same 
official Church herself. 

By all means let us have 
discussion: but this involves the 
principle, audi alteram partem. 
The critics* arguments prevent the 
case for the Church's consistent 
view from being heard and play 
upon the known sympathy of the 
public for anyone in the dock. 
Yours faithfully. 

JAMES TOLHURST. 

Si Joseph's. 

High Street. 

St Mary Cray. 

Kent. 

August 30. 


Speed writing 

From Mr Jack Adrian 
Sir, Of course a 20.000-word story 
can be written in three days 
(Spectrum. August 29). George 
Teed, one of (he best Sexton Blake 
writers of the 1920s and 1930s, 
was a demon typist who could 
produce. regularly 2.000 words an 
hour, clean copy. And be didn't 
write junk, either. A 25,000-word 
Blake story- took him two days; a 

60.000- word Sexton Blake Library 
novel took him a week. In his 
prime Charles Hamilton (Frank 
Richards) was achieving two 

22.000- word stories a week, for the 
Gem and the Magnet, plus a 
10.000 to 12,000- word short (and 
probably more besides). 

In any case, 20,000 words is 
hardly novel-length. Edgar Wal- 
lace produced his 80, 000- word 
thriller. The Devil Man , over a 
weekend (vouched for by Sir 
Patrick Hastings), and one of his 
best . and most tightly-plotted 
thrillers. The Coat of Arms, was 
also finished in three days. 


In October of 1920 Frederick 
Faust (best known as Max Brand, 
although he used a score of 
pseudonyms) hammered out 
190,000 publishable words in 13 
days. That's roughly 14.500 words 
a day. or a 60.000-word book 
every four and a bit days. And that 
was when he’d only been writing 
for three years. 

Yours sincerely. 

JACK ADRIAN. 

Clematis Cottage. • 

Bury End Street. 

Cradley.Near Malvern, 

Hereford & Worcester. 

August 29. 

From Mrs Ewen Montagu 
Sir, The best-selling story of the 
last war. The Man Who Never 
Was. by Ewen Montagu, was 
started on a Friday evening and 
delivered to the publisher the 
following Monday. 

Yours faithfully. 

IRIS R. MONTAGU, 

24 Montrose Court, 

Exhibition Road, SW7. 

August 29. 


Tied up in London 

From the Secretary’ of Movement 
for London 

Sir. Your excellent leader on the 
M25 (August 26) points out that 
improvements to the North Cir- 
cular (A406) and its proposed 
extension into south London will 
reduce pressure on the new motor- 
way. It is a pity that the Govern- 
ment have no plans to build a 
similar road in south London, as 
surely this is the only way that the 
obvious inadequacies at the south- 
western section of the motorway 
can be tackled in the long term. 

The speedy decision to widen 
M25 around the M3 is to be 
welcomed, but h is strange that the 
section between M4 and M40, 
where bridges are already wide 
enough for eight lanes and where 
land is in public ownership, is not 
to be widened at the same time. 
We warned the Department of 
Transport that eight lanes would 
be necessary for parts of the M25 
at public inquiries in the 1970s. 

The feilure to heed this warning 


has cost the taxpayer dear, the five 
mile section (junctions 1 1 to 13) 
that is to have two extra lanes cost 
£1.1 million per lane/mile to build 
at 1986 prices, whereas the widen- 
ing will cost £2m per lane/mile. 

If the motorway had been built 
to eight-lane standard in the first 
place the Exchequer would have 
saved £t 1m on this short section. 
These figures are low because no 
extra land has to be acquired and 
the bridges do not need widening. 

Because the costs of widening 
other sections of M25 would be so 
high we think that the Govern- 
ment should now consider new 
modern orbital highways within 
Greater London, particularly in 
the south, which wifi relieve the 
M25 in the 1990s when it mil be a 
major feeder road to the Channel 
TunneL 

Yours faithfully. 

JEREMY HAWKSLEY. 

Secretary. 

Movement for London. 

Cowdray House. 

6 Portugal Street .WC2. 

August 28. 


Farmers’ plight 

From Lord Stanley ofAlderley _ 
Sir, Your leading article. “Banking 
on the land" (August 28) correctly 
points to the fen in land prices 
caused by the agricultural reces- 
sion but ignores the problems of 
(he tenant fanners who still work 
40 per cent of the country's forms. 
.. whilst many tenants' balance 
sheets may look reasonably 
healthy, their current and future 
profit and loss accounts are not so, 
mainly due to t be escalation over 
the past years of rents that have 
climbed in sympathy with land 
prices. New tenants have had no 


option but to accept totally un- 
economic rents. 

It is therefore essential for the 
long-term wellbeing of the in- 
dustry for these unrealistic rents to 
fell in line with land prices and 
unless the institutions and the 
fond agents who advise them 
accept this the industry will slide 
into an unnecessarily deep de- 
pression and so harm the whole 
rural economy and social struc- 
ture. 

Yours faithfully. 

STANLEY OF ALDERLEY, 
Trysglwyn Fawr. 

RhosyboL 
Amlwch. Anglesey. 


Cameroon tragedy 

From Mr Gareth Roberts 
Sir. You reported on August 26. 
page. I. that the pre-eminent 
French vulcanologisu M Tazieff. 
had said that it was unlikely that 
the deaths had been due to sulphur 
dioxide or hydrogen sulphide 
since both are lighter than arr and 
would not stay at ground level. 

To those who have even an 
elementary knowledge of chem- 
istry these gases arc heavier than 
air and would stay at ground level. 

1 look forward to a sound 
explanation of the tragedy. 

Yours fatthfuly. 

GARETH ROBERTS, 

Bryn Dcdwydd. 

8 Trcfonwys. 

Bangor. Gwynedd. 

August 27. £ 


Language mix-up 

From MrJ. A. Connolly 
Sir. During a recent holiday on the 
Continent I was struck by the 
oupiber of foreign words filtering 
into different languages. 

The best example I encountered 
was in a fast food restaurant in 
Hcidcibcig where one could order 
"Cheeseburger mil pommes friles 
und ketchup". This order consists 
of two words in German, two in 
French and two in English/ 
American. 

Could this be the beginning of . 
an international language? 

Yours foiihfullv. 

J. A CONNOLLY. 

1 94 Orphanage Road. : 
Erdington. 

Birmingham. West Midlands. 
August. 21. . 

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13 



ON THIS DAY 


SEPTEMBER 31910 

Result* nf the League matches 
played on this day and reported in 
the next issue of the paper show 
20 teams in the League 
Champitm/thip. 20 in the Second 
Dh'isuin, ana 20 in the Southern 
League. The names in the Football 
League vary little from those of 

today, except for Gainsbontugh 
Trinity nha beat Glossop 3-0 in 
the Second Division 



PROFESSIONAL 

FOOTBALL. 

(From a Correspondent.) 

League football is always in foil 
swing on the first Saturday in 
September, however sultry the 
weather may be. the professionals 
having prepared themselves for the 
ordeal of playing a winter game in 
summer weather by a series of trial 
matches during August. Except 
that the "gates" (sometimes ex- 
ceeding £100. so eager is the 
professional spectator to take exer- 
cise by proxy) are given to hospi- 
tals and other charitable 
institutions, there is nothing what- 
ever to be said in favour of those 
August matches, which sometimes 
account fur the disappearance of 
well-known professionals from 
their county elevens king before 
the dose of the cricket season. 
Indeed some authorities believe 
that, by adding to the burden of the 
season's work, such unseasonable 
games actually defeat the end in 
view, that of enabling dub commit- 
tees to make the best use of the 
material at their disposal. That 
they interfere with cricket to some 
extent is an unquestionable (act, 
which has already been recognized 
by some of the Northern cricket 
club6 which, ceteris paribus, prefer 
lu engage professionals who do not 
take any part in professional 
fnntbalL There is no denying, 
unfortunately, that the interests of 
cricket are deliberately ignored by 
some nf the League syndicates, the 
directors of which go su (ar as to 
assert that cricket is not a suffi- 
ciently strenuous game to keep 
their hirelings “fit* 1 for their eight 
months of hard football. That is 
the reason, no doubt, why they are 
encouraging the play of baseball 
by their men. (To judge by the form 
of the learns in the En glish 
Baseball Association Final Cup tie. 
which was fought out by two 
Southern League clubs the other 
day. the standard of proficiency 
reached by the professional nines 
in this country is very low. Any 
team of American schoolboys could 
have beaten the winners of the Cup 
at their leisure.) 

There are signs, however, that 
professional Association football is 
passing into a more healthy state. 
There has been a great decrease in 
the number of players transferred 
from one club to another — for a 
consideration — and the costly 
imported Scot is not nearly so 
frequent as In past seasons, the 
League directorates having discov- 
ered that it pays better to seek for 
the raw material, of team-building 
at home. All this makes for the 
recognition of the territorial prin- 
ciple, which, by the way. has never 
been neglected by the more sports- 
manlike dubs engaged in the 
League competition. Rather late in 
the day it has been discovered (1) 
that (he crowd invariably takes 
more interest in the bome-grown 
home-made player, than in any 
"foreigner”, however excellent his 
play, and (2) that a team made up 
nf local talent does nut lose its 
patrons in a period of adversity. 

The true sportsman's objections 
to professional football would be 
minimized if every team was 
composed of men born and raised 
within its sphere of influence. 
Furthermore, the true value of the 
bona fide amateur is at last 
recognized by the League dubs. 
His presence is no longer regarded 
as objectionable because his style 
of play differs from that of his 
professional companions and be- 
cause he cannot be expected to 
fraternize too fervently with them. 
It is seen that he brings new life 
into the game (which is not work 
but play to him) and that the effect 
of his presence on the moral of the 
team is often invaluable. Here is 
one reason why one or two of the 
leading lights in the Football 
Association are- beginning to think 
that peace should be made with the 
Amateur Football Association . . . 

It is not possible to regard 
professional football, which takes 
so many thousands into the open 
air every week, as altogether 
outside the pale of sportsmanship. 
The average professional player is 
a good sportsman and a good 
fellow; there is no reason in the 
nature of things why he should not 
attain the status of the professional 
cricketer, a type whom we all like 
and admire. Hitherto, however, the 

question of money-making has 
been paramount with his employ- 
ers. and he has been compelled, 
often against his wifi, to indulge in 
discreditable tactics in order to win 
League “points" or avoid losing 
them. At the present moment more 
League dubs are in pecuniary 
difficulties than has ever been the 
case before, and the syndicates are 
beginning u> see that football is not 
really a money-making business. 
When they also see that it ought 
not to be a commercial'' affair we 
may hope for the cessation of many 
abuses. 


Mon repos 

From Mr If. R. E. Allen 
Sir. The current edition of Totncs 
Weekender, in its “private prop- 
erty for sale” section, offers a 
house with “an imposing white 
pillowed portico”. 

Should be an ideal spot for a 
night on the tiles! 

Yours feithfullv. 

W. R. E ALLEN. 

20 Weston Lane. 

Bridgetown. 

Tomes. 

Devon. 

August 28. 




14 



COURT 

AND 

SOCIAL 


COURT 

CIRCULAR 

KENSINGTON PALACE 
September 2: The Prince of 
Wales left Dyre Airport this 
morning in an aircraft of The 
Queen's Flight for the United 
Slates of America. 

Sir John Riddell, Bt, Lieufen- 
ant-Colonei Brian Anderson. 
Surgeon Commander Ian Jen- 
kins. RN and Mr-Rupert Fair/ax 
arc in attendance. 

YORK. HOUSE. 

ST JAMES'S PALACE 

September I: The Duke of Kent 
today visited the Fam borough 
International 86 Air Show. 

His Royal Highness, who 
travelled in an aircraft of The 
Queen's Right, was attended by 
Captain Michael Campbell- 
Lamcrton. 


The Prince of Wales, president, 
the Royal Jubilee and Prince's 
Trusts, will visit the South 
Pembrokeshire District Council 
Offices. Pem broke Dock, where 
he will meet community repre- 


sentatives of Llanelli and Pem- 
broke Dock prior to the 
commencement of the Prince of 
Wales Community Venture 
Scheme in Dyfed on September 
25. 

The Prince of Wales will dine 
with agriculture ministers of the 
European Community at the 
Bclsfield Hotel. Bowncss-on- 
Windermere, Cumbria, on 
September 29. 

Princess Alexandra will open 
the Home Reach Project at Red 
Cross House. Inverness, on 
September 8. 

The Prince of Wales will give a 
reception for Ferranti-spon- 
sored graduate engineers from 
University College North Wales 
at Kensington Palace on 
September 24. 

The Prince of Wales will visit 

the Royal Windermere Yacht 

Gub. Bowness-on- Windermere, 
Cumbria, on September 30. 

Prince Michael of Kent will visit 
the Ronaldsway Aircraft Com- 
panv. Isle of Man. on September 
5. 


Church news 


Appointments 

The Rn C Barter. Chaplain. City of 
London Polyiocnnlr. diocese oi urn 
don lo be pnesi in-charge. All Hal- 
low*. Twickenham, same dtocew. 

The Ret P J Beian. curate. 
Cnapelinorpe Si James. .West \orh- 
shim, diocese of WakefMd. lo be 
War. Sr holes Si Philip and SI James. 
Wni Yorkshire, same diocew 
The Rei C Bishop, diocesan youlh 
adviser. diocese of Chelmsford lo be 
part-time chaplain of Stonsied airport 
and priesl W-chatne. Manuden wffn 
Berden. same diocese. 

The Rev B A Blade. Ref I Or of Ellon 
wiin Hdpsion. diocese of Peter- 
borough. to be Vicar. Hardlngstone 
and Horion and Piddinnion. same 
diocn* 1 

The Rev □ C Capron. Vicar. Shotlerv 
SI Andrew, diocese of Coventry, lo be 
Vicar. SI Clare. Newton Aycllffe. 
diocese of Durham. 

The Rpv P H F Duncan, prtesl ln- 
rharne. Creal Canfield, diocese of 
Chelmsford, to be prten m-chaw. 
North Woolwich. SI John with 
Silver town, ■same diocese. 

The Rei S J Finch. Vicar of 
Brouotiton. diocese of Blackburn, to 
be also Rural Dean of Preston, same 
diocese 

The Rc\ M E Gear, Recior of the 
Team Parish. Macclesfield, diocese of 
Chester to be also honorary canon of 
the Cathedral Church of Chrwi and 
the Blessed Virgin Mary in Chester, 
same diocese. 

The Rev j A Herve. pnesi In charge. 
St Andrew's, Handsworth. diocese of 
Birmingham, lo be Tutor of St 
Stephen's House and part lime curale 
of SI Mary and St John. Cowley. 
Oxford, diocese of Oxford. 

Brother Marlin. Vlrar St Benedicts. 
Camus cine, diocese Of Ely. lo be 
licenced general preacher In tne 
diocese of Lincoln 

The Rev I C MOrter. learn Vicnr in the 
Brixham team ministry, diocese of 
Exeter. lo be team vicar in the 
Sidmouth team ministry, same di- 

$£* Rev G J Parker. Recior of 
HcDworth and priest in -charge of 


WoiiisfiHd and Tnemetham. diocese 
of SI Edmundsbury and Ipswich. to be 
l he first incumbent of the new 
benefice of Hepworlh with 
Hinderrlay. watlisfleid and 
Themeiham. same diocese. 

The Rev J R Price. Vicar of St 
Michael. Mollram in-Lonodendate. di- 
ocese Of Chester, lo be a6o honorary 
canon of the Calhedral Church of 
Chnsi and I he Blessed virgin Mary In 
Chester, same diocese 
The Rev F J P Smith. PrteM-livcharge 
of Fnsion and KnodBhail with 
II u X low. diocese of St Edmundsbury 
and Ipswich, to be I he first incumbent 
of Ihe new benefice of AJdnngham 
with Thorpe. Knodtsnall with Buxlow 
and Frfeton. same diocese. 

The Rev G T Rlmmlnglan. Rector of 
Pardon, diocese of Peterborough, to be 
Vicar. Cosby, diocese of Leicester. 
The Ret G W H Scaly. Vicar of Si 
Paul's. Leicester, dtocese of Leicester, 
to be also honorary canon of Leicester 
Calhedral. same diocese. 

Canon D v Treanor. Vicar. 
Humbcrslone. diocese of Leicester. lo 
be Recior. Great Bowden, same 
diocese 

Resignations and retirements 

The Rev G D Bennett. Vicar Of 
Hutland. Bradley. Hognaston and 
Allow, diocese of Derby, la retire on 


Dec 31 

Rev fm Best. Reaor of Quendon 
with Rirtllng and Wlcken Booh uni. 


The I 


diocese of Chelmsford, lo retire on Oct 

Ho Rev F H Blanchard. VKar. SI 
James. Scarborough, and curale- In- 
charge. Holy Trinity. Scarborough, 
re-agned on Sepf I. 

The Rev E Pearson, prtcst-tn-charge. 
Dalllnghoo and Petusiree. diocese of 
SI Edmundsbury and Ipswich, to 
t Senl 30. 


retire on 

Church in Wales 

The Ret J R Ellis. Vlrar of New 
Tredegar, diocese of Monmouth, has 
been appointed to Ihe benefice of 
Llanelli iGilwernL diocese of Swansea 
and Brecon. 


Scientificlnstnunent 
Makers’ Company 

The following have been dec ted 
officers of the Scientific In- 
strument Makers' Company for 
the ensuing yean 
Master. Mr RJ.F. Howard: 
Senior Warden. Mr H J. Kroch: 
Junior Warden, Mr D.M. Read. 


Old Oundelian Club 

There will be a reunion lun- 
cheon forpre-1951 leavers and 
their ladies in Great Hall, 
Oundle. on Saturday, October 
11. Applications for tickets, at 
£ 1 0 each, should be sent to 0. 0. 
Club. Mowbray’s. 20 North 
Street, Oundle. Peterborough, 
PE8 4 aL as soon as possible. 


Birthdays 

today 


Mr Vernon BlunL 86: Miss 
Pauline Collins, 46; Lord 
Craigton. 82: Lord Ebbishara, 
74: Air Marshal Sir Gerald 
Gibbs, 90; Vice-Admiral Sir 
David Hallifax. 59: the Rev A. 
H. H. Harbottlc. 61; Colonel L. 
H. Higgon.* 102; Mr Brian 
Lochors, 46; the Right Rev V. S. 
Nicholls, 69: Sir Ronald Plain, 
79; Sir Mark Russell. 57; Mr 
Gaston Thom, 58; Miss Raqoel 
Welch. 46. 


Sacred Heart School, 
Beechwood 

Autumn Term at the Sacred 
Heart School, Beech wood. Tun- 
bridge Wells, begins on Mon- 
day. September 8. and ends on 
Friday. December 12. Half-term 
is from Friday, October 24, to 
Monday. November 3. 
Prizegiving and old girts’ day is 
on Sunday. December 7. 


Coachmakers’ 

Company 

The following have been elected 
officers of the Coachmakers and 
Coach Harness Makers' Com- 
pany for the ensuing yean 
Master, Mr DJ. Connolly, Se- 
nior Warden, Mr D.M. Shalit; 
Renter Warden, Mr B.L.M. 
t Brew; Junior Warden, Mr G.A 
Hepworth. 


Appointments 

Latest appointments include: 
Rear Admiral D. B. Batfaarst to 
be promoted Vice-Admiral and 
to be Chief of Fleet Support, in 
succession lo Vice-Admiral Sir 
Anthony Tippet in December. 
This appointment carries with it 
membership of the AdrniraJy 
Board of the Defence Council. 
Mr Peter Leslie. Chief General 
Manager of Barclays Bank, to be 
Deputy Chairman of the Export 
Guarantees Advisory Council, 
in succession to Mr William 
Dacombe. 

Mr David Cooksey to be Chair- 
man of the Audit Commission 
in succession lo Mr John Read. 


Bishop nominated 
for Lincoln 

The Queen has approved that 
the Right Rev Robert Maynard 
Hardy, Bishop Suffragan of 
Maidstone, be nominated for 
election by the Dean and Chap- 
ter of Lincoln as Bishop of 
Lincoln, in succession to the 
Right Rev S. W. Phipps, who 
will be resigning on October 31. 


Forthcoming marriages 


Mr T.R. Denery 
and Miss J.A. Peacock 
The engagement is announced 
between Timothy, younger son 
of Mrs Gwyneth Demery. of 
Godmersham. Canterbury, and 
Jane Arden, younger daughter of 

Of d au F lttr Of Major T. J. D. 

SL2? Pewonlu West Birdwood. of Cbedington. Dor- 
ausscx. set, and Mrs Charles Felkrwes. 


Mr N.G-J- Hewitt 
and Miss J.A. Birdwood 
The engagement is announced 
between Nicolas, son of the late 
Mr W. G. Hewitt and Mrs 
Douglas Mans, of Killcrobane, 
Co Cork, and Jennifer, only 


Mr M.T.C Cox 
and Miss MJL Rnmuaei 
The engagement is announced 
between Michael son of Mr and 
Mrs R.H.T. Cox. of Hong Kong, 


of West Quantoxhead, 
Somerset. 

Mr LR. Parsons 

and Mess HX. Sharp 

The engagement is announced 


and Maria, eldest daughter of between Ian Richard, only son 


Mr and Mrs JA.G. PrumraeLof 
St Chinian, France. 

Mr PJXC Eckersley 
and Miss JX.M. Knight 
The engagement is announced 
between David, son of Mr and 
Mis Peter Eckersley. ofEwhurst 
Place. Robensbridge, Sussex. 


of Mr and Mrs John Parsons, of 
Shepherd's Rock, Windermere, 
Cumbria, and Helen Eliraheih. 
elder daughter of Dr and Mrs 
John Sharp. ofThe Hall Rossall 
School, Lancashire. 

Mr JJL Pendreicb 
and Miss N-A. Staerck 


and Juliet, younger daughter of The engagement is announced 


Mr. and Mrs Derek Knight, of 
Little Dana Biddenden, Kent. 

Mr AJU*. Falcon 
and Mrs B.M. Levy 
The engagement is announced 
between Kerry Falcon, of 
Hippodrome Mews. London, 
and Berenice Levy (nee Ell urn), 
of Rotherfidd, Sussex. 

Mr M. Fisher 
and Miss C. Hoban 
The engagement is announced 
between Matthew, only son of 
Professor and Mrs FJ. fisher, of 
London, and Carol younger 
daughter of the late Mr T. 
Hoban and of Mrs D. Hoban, of 
Sinsbury. Connecticut, United 
States. 

Mr CL. Norman 
and Miss HJJ. Wood 
The engagement is announced 
between Give Lionel elder son 
of Mr and Mrs David Norman, 
of Cranleigh, Surrey, and 
Heather BeryL only daughter of 
Mr and Mrs Derek Wood, of 
Perth, Western Australia. 


between John, son of Mr and 
Mrs Kenneth W. Pendreicb. of 
Dunoon. Argyll, and Nicola 
Anne, eldest daughter of Mr and 
Mrs John Staerck, of Danehill 
West Sussex. 

Mr MJXS. Prentice 
and Miss SJ. Lloyd Jones 
The engagement is announced 
between Mark, elder son of Mr 
and Mrs D-S. Premice, of 
Claygate. Surrey, and Sian, sec- 
ond daughter of the Rev L and 
Mrs Lloyd Jones, also of 
Claygate. 

Mr P.J.N. Prideanx-Brane 
and Mrs M.A. Stewart 
The engagement is announced 
between Peter, only son of Mr 
John Prideaux-Brune and the 
late Mrs Prideaux-Brune, of 
Prideaux Place, Padstow, Corn- 
wall and MaigareL only daugh- 
ter of Major George Peile, MC 
and Mrs Peile, of Kirsopp 
House, Great Whittington, 
Newcastle upon Tyne. 


Mr D.E. Robey 
and Miss DJ. Mortivore 
The engagement is announced 
between David Edgar, only son 
of Mr and Mrs EB. Robey, of 
Hampton Hill Middlesex, and 
Deborah Jane, only daughter of 
Mr and Mrs R.D. Mortimorc, of 
Ewhursu Surrey. 

Mr 5JL Tomkins 
and Miss AJL Breadner 
The engagement is announced 
between • Stephen Tomkins, 
RAF. eldest son of Mr and Mrs 
G. Tomkins, of Cbesham. 
Buckinghamshire, and Alexan- 
dra. only daughter of Air Com- 
modore and Mrs D. Bread ncr, 
pf Lee Common . 
Buckinghamshire. 

Mr M.V. Townsend, RM. 
and Miss CM. Uoyd-Jones 
The engagement is announced 
between Marc, son of Mr and 
Mrs R. Townsend, of Rugby, 
Warwickshire, and Caroline, 
daughter of Colonel and Mrs 
T.D. Uoyd-Jones. of Reswallie. 
Forfar. 

Marriages 

Dr FJ. Gttnrarray 
and Dr B.G- Head 
The marriage took place on 
Friday. August 29, at the Church 
of the Oratory, Birmingham, 
between Dr John Giimurray 
and Dr Barbara Head. 

Mr CN. Williams 
and Mbs F. Ceparano 
The marriage took place on 
Saturday, August 30, 1986, in 
Worth Abbey, between Mr 
Charles Williams, eldest son of 
Mr and Mrs Anthony G. Wil- 
liams, of Sparsholt, Oxford- 
shire, and Miss Francesca 
Ceparano. daughter of Mr and 
Mrs A. Ceparano, of Horsham, 
Sussex. 


Earliest Irish roads found 

By Norman Hammond, Archaeology Correspondent 


Wooden trackways across a bog in central 
Ireland, excavated over the past two summers, 
are the earliest known roads in the island. 
Radiocarbon dates for one of the roads show 
that it was constructed around 1250 BC and 
another track found this month is probably 
equally early. 

The tracks cross a long stretch of bog at 
Coriea. Co Longford, linking the dry ground to 
the east and west over a distance of about a 
kilometre where the bog is at its narrowest 
They were found when peat-cutting by the 
Irish Peat Board sliced through a laier track on 
the same route; and a local amateur archaeolo- 
gist reported the find. 

The latest and most impresive of the 
trackways, which are being excavated by Dr 
Barry Rafiery, of the National University of 
Ireland, dates to (he Iron Age. Tree-ring 
dating, carried out in Belfast, links the oak 
timbers used to the long sequence of some 
seven thousand years recently established {The 
Times , June 24 1 986), and shows that the track 
was constructed in precisely 148 BC. 

It consists of two birchwood rails laid some 
two metres apart, held by birch pegs in 
particularly wet spots to prevent sliding, and 
supporting a corduroy road of split oak planks 
laid like railway sleepers but closer tdfeether to 
give a continuous surface. Someofthe sleepers 
were mortised and pegged down to prevent 
shifting, the longest of them is about four 


metres (14 ft) long and nearly half a metre (18 
inches) square. 

“It takes four men just to lift the biggest 
sleepers, and the oaks were felled several miles 
away”. Dr Raftery said. Since the Toad was 
built w take wheeled carts, however, moving 
the timbers would have been relatively easy. 
So far. Dr Raftery has uncovered more than 
120 metres (130 yards) of the Iron Age road. 

Lying almost parallel to the later road, half a 
metre lower and much more lightly built, is the 
Late Bronze Age trackway, for which radio- 
carbon dates of 1020 BC suggest a true age 
around 1250 BC Some 30 metres (33 yards) of 
this have been exposed, and the line of the 
track has been seen in several ditches cut by 
the peat board. 

The line was laid out with a series of birch 
pegs driven into the bog surface about half a 
metre apart. Bundles of straight birch rods 
were then laid along the direction of the track, 
covered with a layer of bundles laid crosswise, 
and capped with a third layer laid lengthwise. 
The bundles were up to two metres long, and 
were held by birch ijegs. 

At the be ginning of August a third track, also 
of brushwood and at the, same depth as the 
Bronze Age track, was seen in a ditch cut- 

in genera! structure the Irish trackways are 
similar to the well-known examples from the 
Somerset Levels, described by Bryony and 
John Coles in their new book. Sweet Track to 
Glastonbury (Thames & Hudson, £2 8.00). 


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BIRTHS 


BERESFORD - On August 2>5th. lo 
Suvm and Andrew, a daughter. 
Emma Jane • 

BRERETON On 261h August, at Ihe 
Rusk- Maiemlty Hospital. 
Cambridge, lo Susan and Paul, a 
d.nmhirr. Philippa Sarah, a swer for 
Julian. Rebecca. Ractiel. Camilla. 
Chari one and Thomas. 

CARR - On August 3 1 si. lo Pamce and 
J ohn, a son. Edward winson. 

CARTER - On Friday 291 tv August In 
Queen Charlotte's, to Caroline inee 
Farondgei and Jeremy, a son. Toby 
Charles, a brolher for Sarah. Caelia 
and Tim. 

CRAM ■ On September isf. af The 
Westminster Hosmial. 10 Sara uwe 
Plummrn and David, a daughter. 

DAL CUE 5M On August 31st. ai 

CiKMkid Hospital, lo Monica inec 
Trent) and Ales:, a son. Murray 
James Robertson. 

DOBSON On August 30tiv ai The 
Princess Margarel Hospital. 
Windsor, lo Philippa and PauL a 
daughter, a Mslrr for Jamie. 

Da BOULAY - On 23rd August. 1986. 
in Paincia IIW Kelly I. wile of 
Thomas Houssemayne Du Boulay. a 
daughter. Helen Clare. 

HALL On August 31st. lo Julia m*e 
Hoimani and Michael, a daughter, 
halharme Mary- a stsler to Alison 
and Christopher. 

HICKMET - On August 301 h. lo Sue 
rruv Ludwig) and Richard, a 
daughior. Luo' Clementine Rose, a 
sister for Sophie and Katie 

HOGCARO . On Auqusi 9th lo Karen 
and Jonathan, a son. Christopher 
Wellesley, a brother lor Nicholas. 

HOLMES On August 29th. at The 
Royal Berkshire Hospital, io 
Daxmder in re Lachtian and Robert, 
a daughter. Nina, aster to James. 

MITCHARD - On August 27Ui. to Hefmt 
t nee Black) and James of Henley, a 
son. Edward Thomas Alexander. 

HOLLER On August 30th. in Santta 
go Chile, lo Georgina mee GubMnsi a 
daughter. Sarah Emily. 

PLENCMER On August 31*L at Queen 
Charlotte's Hospital, to Palsy tnee 
Ward) and Richard, a daughter. 
Sophie Clare 

RAVEN - On August 30th lo Fetidly 
ami Stephen, a son. Nicholas. 

RYAN - On August 8th. a! KIMS 
College Hospital, to Anthony and 
Michele i nee Montgomery) a son. 
Alexander Thomas Our heartfelt 
i hanks lo ail at K C H for making it 
possioie 

SHEPHERD On August 3isL at 
Princess Anne Hospital. Southamp- 
ton. to Jenny enw Cralgi and Mike of 
St Leonards on Sea. a son. Sam 
Edward Michael. A brouter for 
wiuiam. Simon and Thomas. 


SPENCER ■ On August 26Ui to Anna 
■ nee van der Klugt) and Julian, a son 
William. 

STILES ■ On September 2nd. at Brigh- 
ton. io Pamela inee Story) and 
Robert, another son. 

THOMPSON on August 22nd to Claire 
tnee O'Sullivan i and John, a daugh- 
ter Alice Annabel. 

WALKER - On August 26th . at Ascot, 
lo Virginle tnee Ost> and Stephen, a 
son. Nicholas Michael Sytvatn. a 
brother for Adrian. 


MARRIAGES 


MACOONAUfcPETSCHI On August 
23rd al Guildford Calhedral. Alexan 
der Michael only son of Caplaln and 
Mrs John Potsrhi lo Manor Pauline 
younqrr daughter ol Ihe late Mr 
Cultum MacDonald and of Mrs 
Ciillum MacDonald. 

PfNGUET : O KELLY - The marrtage 
look place quietly, between Robert 
and Jean. In London, on 29th 
August. 

TELUNC i ROGERS - On 30th August 
at Cambridge. Prter Andrew Telling 
lo Katharine Marta Rogers. 


DEATHS 


BRISCOE. Daphne • Widow of Walter, 
dearest mother of Chmujptier. Tony 
and Trisha, and much loved grand- 
mother. peacefully on 1st September. 
Funeral. St Andrew's Headingun. 
5th September. 1 lam 

BRUCC-JONES On August 30th. at 
home. \ icior. formerly of Famhanu 
beloved husband of the late Joyce, 
devoted father of Clulslopher and 
Vanessa and a much loved grandfa- 
ther. Funeral at Aldershot 
Crematorium, on Monday. Septem- 
ber Bin. at 1.30pm. Family dowers 
only please, but donations if desired 
to Phillis Tuckweil Memorial Hos- 
pice. c/o Edward While & Son. 5 
South Pollan t. Chichester. 

CARTER. Marion, wife for 69 yearn of 
Hubert George Carter of WyehJlng. 
Kent, peacefully, on September 1st. 
aged 89 years. Dearly lov ed by her 
lamlly 

C 00 MSS - On August 31sL peacefully 
al home. Barbara, aged 79. beloved 
wife of Dr C J F Coombs, dearly 
loved mother and grandmother. Fu- 
neral Service at Si Plran's Church. 
Penranarworthal. at 10 30. Thurs- 
day. September 4th. fallowed by 
private cremation. All flowers and 
enquiries please lo Kingsley and 
Tresidder. i Victoria Place. 
PonsanooUi. Truro. Cornwall. 

COOPER On September 1st. peaceful- 
ly al her home. Dr Christine 
Elisabeth iTinai Cooper. O B.E. Be- 
loved snier of Bob. Eileen Frances 
and Rosemary- and dearly loved 
aunt Friend, guide and physician lo 
countless children. Late Consultant 
Paediatrician. Department of 
Paediatrics-. Newcastle Upon Tyne. 
Funeral on Monday. September 8th 
ai 1.30 pm ai All Saints. Gmforth. 
Flowers lo Bardgetl A Sons. S7l 
West Gate Road. Newcastle Upon 
Tyne. N'Ed 9PQ 

COWLSON On August 30th. 1996. at 
his home m Hastemere, Professor 
Noel James, much loved son. hus- 
band. father and grandfather. Will be 
greatly trussed by all his family, 
friends, colleagues and students. 
Funeral Service at Guildford enru- 
lonum on Friday. September 5th. at 
2.30pm. Enquiries la G M Luff. 
Haslemere 3324. 

CURTIS-RALEIGH Monday. Septem- 
ber in. m hospital after a brief 
Illness. Nigd Curtis- Raleigh. County 
Court Judge Dearest husband of 
Jean and loving fattier of Cues. 
Mark. Kll. Guv and Nicholas Family 
funeral. Memorial Service lo be 
announced laier 

DOOLAM On August 28th. 1996. 
suddenly. Mara Frances of 
Cranbrook Kent. Cremation ai Tun- 
bridge Wolfs. Monday. September 
8lh at 11.00 am. 

EL WORTHY. John Churchill. O.B.E.. 
Commander R N.iretd) of 1 16 
Beachville Rd. Christchurch 8. New 
Zealand On August 23rd. 1996- at 
Christchurch, much loved father of 
Susan. Elizabeth. Edward. Richard. 
Arthur and Caroline. 

EMUSS. hobel On som August, 
beloved wife of Jack ana mother of 
Peier and Juliet Funeral. Sbere. 
Friday. 5th September, at 11.30. 
Famili flowers. No letters please 
Donations to Cancer Research- 


FORBES. Gilbert aged 78 years. Emer- 
itus Regius Professor. University of 
Glasgow. Dearly loved husband of 
Babs and much loved father, father- 
i/Haw and grandfather. Service at 
HutmfTe Wood crematorium. 
Sheffield on Thursday. September 
4ihat 12 noon. Family flowera only. 
No letters please. 

GORST - On August 26th. 1986. at 
home. Peier Gerard, aged 68. be- 
loved brother, son. husband and 
father. 

GRAHAM - On September 1st. peace- 
fully at The Cambridge Military 
Hospital. Aldershot- Brigadier 
Herbert Leslie Graham C.B.E.. M.C.. 
D.l — Scots Guards (Rirdi. loving hus- 
band of the laie Nan Graham. 
Funeral Service al Si Peters Church. 
YaMey. Hampshire on Tuesday 9th 
September at 3.00 pm. Flowers to 
George Parker & Sons. 102 Reading 
Road. Yatefey. Camberiey. Surrey. 
No fetters and no Memorial Service 
al his request. 

GRENHAM. Robert - On 30th August 
1986. cremation Southend Cremato- 
rium. Friday. 5th September, al 
2.30pm. Flowers to EUerton Rd. 
westctdr-on-Sea. Essex. 

HARROP. Edwin Rupert (Ted) of Fri- 
ars Cliff. Christchurch, suddenly on 
lsi September 1986. aged 76 years. 
Dearly loved husband of Ivy. and the 
late Mabel and a dear father ami 
grandfather. Funeral Service at The 
Priory Church. Christchurch on 
Tuesday 9th Sep t ember at 2.30 pm 
followed by cremation at Bourne- 
mouth. Family flowers only please. 
Donations In memory for the 
R.N IB. may be sen! c/o A.V. Rid out 
Funeral Directors. 419 Lymlngton 
Rd. tughdilfe. Christchurch. Dorset. 
Tel: HighdlfTe 72835. 

HAZELL. Cyril waller. Late of 14 
Woodflekl Park. Amersham. Buries, 
peacefully at Amersham General 
Hosttlal. on Monday. 2Stfa August 
Funeral at CtiUtem Crematori u m. 
Amersham. al 10am on Thursday. 
4lh September. 

MENTON On August 30th 1986. al 
Poole General hespftaL Dorset Eric 
william D.S.O.. aged 75 years peace- 
fully after a short Illness so bravely 
borne. Much loved father of Peier 
and brother of Ronald. Funeral Ser- 
vice on Monday 8th September at 
11.00am ai Weymouth crematori- 
um. Flowers or donations tf desi red 
for Imperial Cancer Research c/o 
Grassby Funeral Service. 16 Princes 
Strew. Oorchesfer. Dorset TeL 
(0305) 62338. 

ML James Maurice MD. FRCP. 
Affecoonadey known as Mick, on 
September isl mercifully and peace- 
fully al home as he so wished. 
Darling husband of Audrey. loved 
and loving father of Susan and Ja- 
son. Funeral at SI Peter's. 
Woodmansterne. al 11.30 am on 
SepleiAber Slh. In lieu of Dowers, do- 
nations In his memory to Tree 
2000*. PO Box 64. Crawley. Sussex. 
RHlO 4CH. was Ms Choice. 

HOBBS -On September lsL peacefully 
al home. Gwladys (Patty) beloved 
widow of Carieton (Hobbo) dearly 
missed by all her grandchildren and 
great grandchildren. Family Funeral 

HURLL ■ On 1st September. 1996. sud- 
denly in Glasgow John Baht Hurt. 

F.R.CO.G.. Much loved hus- 
band of Noreen. and beloved father 
of Sandie. father In law of MkhaeL 
and grandfather of Mark and Jamie, 

KMG&MLL ■ On September Isf. Elsie 
aged 97 yean, at The Grange Nurs- 
ing Home. Berkhamsled (formerly of 
Barnet. Herts! widow of the late Er- 
nest KingsmW. belov ed mother of 
Tom. Joyce and Cordon and devoted 
nan. Funeral Service to be held at 
Tnhq Parish Church. Herts, on Tues- 
day. 9th September, at 2pm. prior io 
cremation at Amersham Crematori- 
um Any enuuliles to R Metcalfe. 
284 High SL BerfthampsecL Herts, 
let Beritbantpsted 4540. 

HHLWAR0 -On August 28th. 1986. 
peacefully In Ins Steep al home 
SouthfkHds. 28 Warwick Rd. Read- 
ing. In Ms 84ih year. Alfred Edgar 
MdwanL OBL- beloved Mother, 
brother-in-law and uncle. Funeral 
Service at Creyfnars Church. Friar 
Street Reading, on Monday. 8th Sep- 
tember at 2 . 00 pm. fallowed by 
interment at Henley Road Cemetery. 
Family flowers only, please, but do- 
nations. if desired, to Oie Gideons 
(East Series Branch) or the Slavic 
Gospel Assoctadon c/o The Manag- 
er. uoyds Bank. Broad Street 
Reading. 

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PAV1ERE - Oh August 3 1st Helen 
Lindsay Macfcay (nde Fisher), peace- 
fully al home aged 88- Beloved wife 
of Horace (Peter), very dear mother 
of Jean Drummond and mother-in- 
law of Jimmie and adored 
grandmother. Family funeral, no 
flowers and please, no letters. 

PITTS. Joan MB. CUB. DA - Wife of 
John on August 30th. Funeral Man- 
day. 8th September, lpm. Bristol 
(Can ford Cemetery) Canford Lane. 
Westbury-on-TTym. Bristol. No 
Flo were, donations to St John of God 
Hospital. Scorton. Richmond. 

N. Yorkshire DL10 6E8. 

POND. Douglas, of Finchley. Suddenly 
on Monday. 1st September, beloved 
husband of Margaret and loving fa- 
ther of Elizabeth and Katherine. 
Formerly Motogy teacher. William 
Ellis School. ChindlL Beds and Herts 
Regiment. Funeral Hendon Cremato- 
rium. Friday. 6th September. 
1030am. donations to Guide Dogs 
for the Blind, or (towers to KeHy & 
Co. 4 Hendon Lane. N3 by 9 -30am. 

SUTCUFFE - On August 30th. peaoe- 
ruffy at home. Refer Mahon RM 
(retired) much loved husband of 
Molly and father of Michael. JU and 
Anthony. Funeral Service at 
Mawnan Parish Church, nr Fal- 
mouth. on Friday September 5th. at 
2.iSgm followed by rwivat* crema- 
tion. No flowers (dense, but 
donations If desired to the British 
Diabetic Association. IO Queen Anne 
SL London Wi. 

TOXIC - On September 1st In Chelten- 
ham. Margaret AurtoL much loved 
wife of Oil and adored mother of 
Cotin. Alison. Joanna and Mark. 

TO VET. Mariorte Kathleen - On 
August 31st. 1986. peacefully alter a 
short Uiness in hospital ui Chichester. 
Much loved by her twice Ann and by 
all her relations and many friends. 
Funeral private. Memorial Service to 
be announced later. 


On September 1st at 
her home In Jubilee Cottage. WlUey. 
Dorothy Valentine tnfie Scheffl) wife 
of W H Valentine. Funeral Service In 
St John's Parish Church. Milford, on 
Friday. September Slh. al 2pm. 

WTA-flMZI. Koto - On 22 August. 
1986. suddenly In CtUandano 
Terme. Funeral private. 


Science report 


Green-lipped mussel 
aids arthritis victims 


MEMORIAL SERVICES 


A CONCERT tn memory of Professor 
Denis Arnold Is announced hi me 
Personal Column Announcements. 


A Memorial Service for Mr 
Michel Berger will be held on nth 
September, a! 11 am al Notre Dame 
de France.. Leicester Place. Leicester 
Square. 


A Me m or ia l Service for Sir 
Leonard MfUls win be held an 
Wednesday. 17th September. 1986. 
at 3pm at the Church of St Magnuv 
toe- Martyr. Lower Thames SL 
London EC5. 

TONKMSON - A Memorial and burial 
Service will be Held for Edith fJaneT 
Tonktnson KIR. widow of Harry 
Tonkinson CSIOE. al Willey Church 
Near Godaiming, on Monday. 8th 
September al noon, no flowers please 


IN MEMORIAM - PRIVATE 


BEATTIE- with love and graeffud* we 
remember Peter Christopher, who 
gave so much happiness and ten 
treasured memories. January 26th 
1943 - September 3rd 1965. 

BROCKING B.T. and DAT ILS. 9 Sg. 
RAF and Mosley's British Union. 
Killed In action. Wellington L4275. 
Keil Canal September 4th. i939.Ttie 
casualties. Yours the Greater 
Gtory Johnny. 

HOPE - WALLACE - In loving memory 
of Philip, dud September 3rd. 1979. 

LEVEHE - In loving inemoiy of my 
Parents, George and Row Utee 
Tencerj on the 60th Annlvmay of 
their marriage. September 3rd. 
1936. 

RAWCUFFE, George Hlndle. died 3rd 
September 1979. 'The Sundown, 
splendid and serene*. From hts 
brother. 


The green-lipped Mussel, a 
traditional Maori dish^ has 
been fotrad by scientists to be 
an effective treatment for 
arthritis. 

Rheumatoid arthritis is a 
chronic disease of connective 
tissue. Pain and inflammation 
can be controlled with aspirin 
and Other analgesics bat these 
have side effects, such as 
Meedfng of the stomach. 

In severe cases, steroid hor- 
mones such as cortisol and 
cortisone give relief, but they 
tend in disturb the chemical 
balance of the body. 

The extract from the green- 
tipped mussel was discovered 
to have anti-inflammatory 
properties several years ago 
when American scientists 
screened varieties of shellfish 
for anti-cancer activity after 
reports that a dam was 
effective. - 

The researchers injected 
ywMfif vpIIc io animate and 

then injected extracts of vari- 
ous shellfish. They found that 

iipp^mnssel on the slte*of 
inflammation caused by the 
cancer cells reduced the in- 
flammation bat did nothing to 
stop the cancer. 

Doctors in Auckland, New 
Zealand and Melbourne, 
Australia, then started lab- 
oratory experiments and found 
that the mussel extract was far 


By Beatrice Lacoste 

more effective in preventing 
the swelling and pain asso- 
ciated with arthritis than any 
of the conventional drugs. 

Dr Bob Borland, of the 
Royal Melbourne Institute of 
Technology, has just pub- 
lished the results of a four- 
year study on the use of the 
mussel. 

He found that the extract 
from the green-lipped mussel 
is a safe, natural alternative to 
sometimes harmful drag ther- 
apy. “I was sceptical when I 
first started ■work, bat I am 
now convinced that it has a 
significant contribution to 
make in the treatment of any 
inflammatory condition”, he 
said. 

At the Royal Homeopathic 
Hospital in Glasgow a pilot 
study found that 60 per cent of 
arthritis sufferers and 40 per 
cent of osteoarthritis bene- 

fitted from the mussel therapy. 
The pilot study lasted three 
months and involved 34 pa- 
tients given a daily gramme of 
dried mussel, and 34 others 
given a placebo. 

Dr Robin Gibson at the 
hospital said he first used the 
remedy, exported from New 
Zealand and marketed under 
the name Seatone, on an 
elderly patient several years 
ago and was so impressed by 
die results that he decided to 
carry out the study. 


OBITUARY 

CANON HARRY 
SAWYERR 
Noted Anglican theologian 
in West Africa 


Canon Harry Sawyerr, CBE. 
a theologian and teacher, 
whose department of theology 
al the University of Siena 
Leone enjoyed a considerable 
reputation throughout Africa, 
died recently in Freetown. He 
was ?6. 

Harry Alphonso Ebiin 
Sawyerr was born in Freetown 
on October 16, 1909, the son 
of Canon Obrien Sawyerr. He 
was educated at the Pnnce of 
Wales School and Fourah Bay 
College, where he graduated in 
1933 and remained on the 
staff as a tuior. 

At that time, the college 
(now part of the university) 
was little more than a small 
missionary foundation, and 
Sawyerr had to fight many 
battles to maintain its survival 
and its academic standards. 

It was not until 1 943 that he 
went to St John's College, 
Durham, to train for the 
priesthood. He was ordained 
two years later. His professor 
at St John's was Michael 
Ramsey, for whose scholar- 
ship Sawyerr retained an abid- 
ing admiration. 

He returned to Fourah Bay, 
as a lecturer, then chaplain 
from 1948 to 1956. Further 
conflict awaited him when the 
proud determination of Sierra 
Leoneans to maintain the 
oldest university institution in 
Africa clashed with colonial 
planners who believed that 
University College Ibadan 
could meet all foreseeable 
academic needs of the region. 

Sawyerr taught theology, 
philosophy, education and 
mathematics, and became one 
-of the leading theologians in 
West Africa. He was vice- 
principal from 1956 to 1958 


and again from 1964 to 1968, 
when he was appointed princi- 
pal. He was professor of 
theology from 1962 to 1974. 
and vice-chancellor of the 
university from 1970 to 1972. 

He also found time for the 
World Council of Churches on 
whose Faith and Order Com- 
mission he served from 1962 
to 1975. He was made a canon 
of St George's Cathedral. Free- 
town. in 1961. 

4n his retirement be re- 
mained active in church af- 
fairs as a teacher of ordinands, 
in Barbados as wen as in 
Sierra Leone. Advancing years 
barely diminished his delight 
in exploring the frontiers of 
theology. 

He wrote extensively on 
African religion. Christian and 
non-Christian. Among his 
many works are Creative 
Evangelism and The Springs 
of Mende Belief and Conduct 
(1968). the latter acknowl- 
edged as required reading for 
churchpeople working in Sier- 
ra Leone. He was one of the 
country's few Creoles who 
spoke and wrote Mende flu- 
ently. which made him a 
useful bridge between the 
people of Freetown and those 
of the provinces. 

Harry Sawyerr dedicated 
bis life to the cause of Chris- 
tianity in Africa, and sought to 
root the Christian Gospel in 
soil prepared by African cos- 
mologies. He was sincere, 
energetic and direct and never 
shunned academic controver- 
sy. He made himself available 
six days a week: Thursday was 
his day of rest 

He married Edith Edwin in 
1 935. There was a daughter of 
the marriage. 


PROF N. J. COULSON 


Professor Noe( James 
Coulson, Professor of Oriental 
Laws at the University of 
London since 1967, wbo made 
enduring contributions to the 
study of Islamic law, died an 
August 30. He was 58. 

Born on August 18, 1 928, at 
Blackrod, Lancashire, he was 
educated at Wigan Grammar 
School from which, at the age 
of (7. he won an open 
scholarship to Keble College, 
Oxford, where he took a 
double first in Classical Mod- 
erations and Oriental Lan- 
guages. He also stroked the 
Keble boaL 

After national service. from 
1950 to 1952, as a Parachute 


Islamic Jurisprudence (1969) 
was based on his acclaimed 
lectures at Ann Arbor. Succes- 
sion in the Muslim Family 
(1971) dealt with a key area of 
Islamic law. and he broke new 
ground with his last mono- 
graph. Commercial Law in the 
Gulf States { 1984). 

Coulson will be remem- 
bered as a fine teacher by a 
generation of students whose 
respect and affection he 
earned by his sympathy and 
understanding. Many now 
holding senior positions 
throughout the Islamic world 
owe much to him. 

He wasa skilled exponent of 
the Socraiic method of teach- 


Regiment intelligence officer ing, and was a much sought 
in Cyprus and the Suez Canal after visiting professor at 
zone, he returned to Oxford as many leading American law 
a research student specializing schools - UCLA, Chicago, 
in Islamic law. Pensylvannia, Utah, and Har- 

He moved to London in vard. He was dean of the 
1954 to a lectureship in (slam- faculty of law at Ahmadu 


iclaw at the School ofOrienial 
and African Studies, where he 
was to spend the rest of his 


Bello University, Nigeria, 
from 1965 to 1966. 

In recent years he played an 
academic career, becoming active part in the faculty oflaw 
reader in 1964 and professor at London University, where 
three years later. He was called he was successively chairman 
to the Bar of Gray's Inn in of the board of studies and 
1961. dean of the faculty. His advice 

Coulson rapidly established was frequently sought by in- 
himself as the leading English temational companies trading 
scholar of Islamic law of his in the Middle East 
generation, publishing a sue- A man of commanding 
cession of articles and books, physical presence and energy, 
distinguished not only by their he was a keen sportsman, both 
scholarship but by their lurid as a participant and a specta- 
and elegant style. A History of tor. and was an accomplished 
Islamic Law, published in golfer and an enthusiastic 
1964, remains the best single racegoer, 
introduction to the subject in He is survived by his wife, 
English. Muriel, whom he married in 

■ Conflicts and Tensions in 1951, and their two daughters. 

SIR HAROLD REDMAN 

The Rev Michael Rees, chief courtesy which drew out the 
secretary. Church Army, best in others. 


writes: 

In your thoughtful obituary 
of Sir Harold Redman (Au- 
gust 30) there was nb mention 
of his role within the Church 
Army. 

I would wish to add the 
appreciation of the Church 


During this time the Church 
Army in East Africa was 
established as an independent 
society, a new headquarters 
was opened in ■ Marykbone, 
and a training college estab- 
lished in Blackheath. 

He had the oversight of a 
major commission ofenquiry 
which brought about many 


Army for his work as a board changes in the society's pio- 
member, and especially for his neering work both in urban 
chairmanship from 1961 to and in rural areas, and his 
1967. His firm guidance and vision helped us to be more 
clarity of thinking was prepared for the tasks facing 
matched by a never failing today's church. 


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THE TIMES WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 1986 

THE ARTS 


Television 


Dance: the Tokyo Ballet in London 


Vintage Bejart ballet in time-warp 




( oilson 


1 ■*: !;•» • • . 
V W;’ 
i Jv-!; 

■ ; ,-IJir 


i>w' 


Snooping, ton* in band, 

• a™®® his uncle's film writ. 

Grade fans recently 
stumbled over one or two 
cobwebbed treasures. His pnr- 
*“■** of them for the BBC 
might not look too good on 

gMR* 

uneasily by Ernie, on the edge 
-of a toad-green sofa - showed 
that humour need not date if it 
is tightly and elegantly 
packed. 

^ Watching fenr. examples of 
A Tvs double-act, one was 
- struck by the simplicity of the 
format and the sheer enjoy- 
ment of the participants. Their 
rendering of the death of 
Caesar - with Eric finding it 
increasingly tricky to bear the 
weight -of his short fat hairy- 
legged Emperor — is one of the 
funniest ad lib pieces I have 
ever. seen. As an Italian ao- i 
ro bat once observed: “Yon 
boys, yon do not work. You j 
Jitoy” 

Would that Mr Grade could 
provide ns with a modern 
equivalent. Help! ft BCJ) was 
the start to yet another un- 
. funny comedy series about the 
unemployed . in - Liverpool. 
Featuring a poet, a moron and 
a wide-boy-in a leather, jacket 
it was set in a shelter, a cafe 
and a building site- 

• Written by Joe .Boyle, H 
tried to emphasize their buoy- 
ant optimism, but the script 
was lumberingly obvious and 
the studio tanghter inappro- 
priate. As an American critic 
once said, someone in the 
audience must' have been tell- 
fing jokes at the back. 

Over on ITV, an hour of 
prime-time was devoted to The ■ 
Jim Davidson Show. The co- 
median In question acted as if 
he were a warm-up man who 
has. found himself shunted on 
stage when the star fails to 
torn up. 

The programme's flatulent 
mixture . of vulgarity and 
sentimentality came to the belt 
when Jim' Davidson in- 
troduced us to Samantha Fox, 
■doing a passable unperson- 
-atioft of a Mack leather 
whoopee- cushion. 

Nicholas 

Shakespeare 


The Kabuki ; 

Covent Garden 

One of the most famous 
Kabuki plays ts 47 Ronin. 
which tells of faithful' servants 
avenging their master who 
nad to commit seppuku after 
being deliberately provoked 
■mo attacking his enemy 
within a palace where this is a 
mortal crime.. . 

Based on real events at the 
beginning of-. the eighteenth 
century, h was turned into 
drama lie form (first for Bun- 
raku puppets, then for Ka- 
buki) in 1748 and is still 
popular. 

This b the subject that 
Maurice .Bcjari has taken for 
his creation. The KahukL for 
the Tokyo Ballet, premised in 
April and given last night at 
Covcnt. Garden to open a 
European lour. 

But it is not Bcjarfs way to 
play anything straight, so it is 
turned into an extravaganza 
about a dissa fleeted young 
man in modem Tokyo who 
finds himself by some unex- . 
plained limo-warp involved in 
these juicicnt events. • 

Ancicm they are. since Ja- 
pan then was more than half a 
world away from the Europe 


of Congreve and Hawksmoor. 
Handed and Leibniz. It was a 
feudal society, whose morals 
and manners arc strange to ns. 
So you coukl make a good 
theoretical case in favour of 
JBejart's modernization, but in 
'theatrical terms it does not 
work." ...• 

Some readers will have seen 
extracts from 47 Ronin per- 
formed at Sadler's Wells -in 
1072. They are unlikely to 
have forgotten the terrifying 
effect of those slow, stylized 
confrontations, the elaborate 
courtesy Of gesture, the im- 
mensely detailed, prosaic 
preparation for the ritual sui- 
cide. Speeded it up, done in a 
mixture of imitation Kabuki, 
modern mime and ballet 
steps, the plot and incidents 
become trivial. 

Most spectators. 1 imagine, 
will quickly give up on the 
plot. It takes two pages- of 
close-packed programme 
notes to explain. Perhaps 
Covem Garden should have 
brought its subtitle equipment 
into use a couple of months 
early. 

Only two characters really 
become dean the young man . 
and whax looks like a white- 
faced down, who turns out to 
be a spy. He at least has a 


distinguishing manner of 
.movement: sly. insinuating, 
comic with a sinister edge, 
well-conveyed by Shtro 
Mizoshita. ' 

- The young man's role is 
more conventional, standing 
out by hs length and occa- 
sional bursts of virtuosity. For 
three of the five London 
performances this is played by 
Eric Vu An, B^j art's protegg . 
from the Paris Opera, appear- 
ing as guest. He has a tech- 
nique that is certainly not put 
to shame by being seen right 
after the Bolshoi, -and acts 
with a- quiet mainly solemn 
intensity. 

All the other characters of. 
The Kabuki look more or less 
interchangeable, except that 
the villainous Lord Morono 
(Chikshisa Natsuyama) wears . 
black lines painted on his face. 

1 wonder why these were 
missing from the severed head 
carried oil in triumph at the 
end and handed to his victim’s 
ghost? 

Nuno Corte-Real has - 
dressed them in loose, light 
approximations of Kabuki 
clothes worn over leotards and 
ba ggy trousers; when they slip 
off their ancient trappings for 
greater freedom of movement 
resume them after a few 


pirouettes or grands jetis. then 
repeat the whole process 
within the course- of a single 
solo, the effect becomes 
ludicrous. 

The music by Tushiro 
Mayuzumi (who wrote 
Bugaku for Balanchine) simi- 
larly combines ancient and 
modern. Japanese and West- 
ern dements. Perhaps it op- 
erates on a more distinguished 
level, even though its mixture 
of the Tokyo Philharmonic, a 
J Linui vocalist and several 
traditional instrumentalists is 
heard on tape ' 

B£j art's name is obviously a 
passport to the present tour, 
which takes jn the Paris 
Opera. Vienna Staatsoper and 
La Scaia among other theatres. 

A couple of the men. un- 
identifiable. dance strongly in 
brief solos when Ekjart’s 
choreographic Imagination 
belatedly gets into top gear for 
the final scene of the samurai 
assembling and attacking, but 
by then h is rather late to save 
the evening, and anyway the 
large ensemble lacks the 
punch with which Bejarfs 
own company would have 
stirred up cheers for such 
simple massed movement. 

John Perdval 



Eric Vu-An in The Kabuki 


British directors, young and not so young, and two veteran 
French film makers have dominated the opening days of 
the Venice Film Festival. David Robinson reports 


Theatre 




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sSL,/i>.™ Shattered dreams 

Albert Hall/Radio 3 Wanderlust has struck the British cinema, to Bravely sticking it out at home; Tony Bicat's 


After an 1 1 -year marriage, 
even one in which the parties 
have announced forthcoming 
divorce, h is not surprising if 
conductor and orchestra mir- 
ror each other's qualities fairly 
extensively. 

On this Prom's evidence. 
Andrew Davis has shaped the 
Toronto Symphony into a 
warin-so unding. highly com- 
petent band: neat, hard-work- 
ing and with some excellent 
soloists in principal positions. 

But for Mahler's Ninth 
Symphony one looks for 
rather more, or perhaps rather 
less: less urbanity, more vi- 
olence: less of an all-perva- 
sive. solid “blend", more raw 
incisiveness in (he projection 
of savage counterpoints: less 
of. an almost jaunty quality 
that turned the angry Rondo- i 
Burlesque into a picturesque | 
tone-poem and erased the 
handler's satirical sting, more | 
snarl - especially from the ^ 
brass. *: . •' I 

It was o.nly in the final j 
Adagio^ where one sensed the j 
strings straining every sinew ! 
and where a degree of emo- | 
lional reticence is appropriate j 
for those lonely instrumental 
duets, that the orchestra and 
conductor at last indicated 
they might have an inkling of 
what this music means. And 
even here the violins seemed 
reluctant to play out the 
poignant glissandos. although 
they, were perfectly acceptable 
when audible. • . . ! 

The wonder of Davis s j 
interpretation of the fir® 1 
movement was how he man- j 
agfri tn make those normally ' 
savage climaxes — passages 
designed to tear the musics i 
momentum apart - so com- 
fortable and sonorous. One 
could tell why his Richard 
Strauss .is so admired. jVnd it 
was. precisely because his 
shaping of ihe written 
rallcmandos was conveyed 
■ expertly lb. his alert players 
that - one wished ' he had 
adopted a more flexible ap- 
proach, to the yearning Siring 
phrases. * . ' 

The orchestra brought -.a 
compatriot as their sol° lsl ,n 
Mozart's C major Concerto. 
K503. Louis Lortie made a 
fine impression in the 1984 
Leeds Piano Competition and 
in several British appearances 
since. hul this 
performance was often genial 
in spirits but essentially 
anonymous. Some undistin- 
guished work in the first- 
movement cadenza did not 
help. Only in the Andante 
properly “adagio” jn spirit 
and with some stylish orna- 
mentations added - did 
Lortie reveal -the true quality 
of his cultured touch. 

Richard Morrison 


Wanderlust has struck the British cinema, to 
judge from our national exhibits at the 43nd 
Venice Film FestivaL Ken Loach, who has 
always seemed the most British of directors, 
shot Fatherland largely m Germany, with 
German dialogue. The story concerns a 
dissident East German political singer who 
defects to the West ..— only to find that 
capitalism, just like communism, has ways 
(from ibe.ClA.io the politics of show-business) 
to keep people in line. - - • 

‘ The film . represents an unexpected 
collaboraiion'withnhe writer TrevorGriffifos. 
Griffiths's trim, didactic style is far from 
. Loach's preferred method of improvisation. 
Loach's temperament seems to dominate the 
expository section of the film - the singer’s 
flight from cast to west and the first shock of 
disillusionment The later scenes, set in 
England, are more a writer’s conception and 
the plot returns to familiar ground -— Nazi- 
tiuni melodrama and the paranoia of surveil- 
lance - and the political reflections become 
more schematic. 

Nanou, ihe debut feature of Conny 
Tcmplcman. a National Bangor FQm School 
graduate, is set and shot in France, with a lot of 
French dialogue. The young Englishwoman of 
the title finds herself at a loose end after a holi- 
day job in France falls through, and moves in 
with a young industrial terrorist, shoplifter 
and creep. AU too slowly the scales of first ro-. 
maqtic love fall from her eyes, sending -her. 
back sadder but wiser to home and college in 
bourgeois Britain. - _ 

Templeman is a promising director, who 
shows she can do a lot without words. The 
problem with Nanou is" that she cannot 
sufficiently detach herself from her heroine. 
Some comment, criticism or humour was 
needed to forestall the audience’s exasperation 
that the fool girt does hot pack her bags an 
hour sooner. 

James IvoryVA Room wMt a View, of 
course, is the story of an earlier and fester- 
developing Englishwoman abroad. The pres- 
ence of the film iri the Venice competition has 
been controversial;, by strict festival rules n 
should be disqualified, as H has already had 
international distribution. 


fUQELDAV 


Bravely sticking it out at home; Tony Bicat's 
The Christmas Present is a whimsical jeu 
d‘ esprit about what happens when Mary, 
Joseph and the spirit of the reformed Scrooge 
come back respectively to seek and dispense 
charity in. the high-rise hovels of contem- 
porary London. Ai feature length it outgrows 
its strength, but it slays' likeable and inter- 
mittently inventive* 

The French cinema, not very strong on the 
international scene recently, fields the largest 
■national entry in this year’s Venice, com- 
. petition. The first films on show~were both by 
veterans from before the. New Wave. Alain 
Resnais is 64 and claims to have made his fist 
■film m 1936. Eric Rohmer is 66 and in films 
since 1950. 

Resnais's Mao is an odd caprice, an 
adaptation of an often filmed play of 1926 
about love, loyalty and deception by Henri 
Bernstein. Resnais's version is shot as if on 
stage. with a drop curtain between acts and 
stylish art deco sets. The director states his 
purposes enigmatically: “We have to get rid of 
things that have nothing to do with foe film. 
The director is thereto say: be careful, here the 
style is changing. We are ijo longer within the 
-edicts of the film." 

The style is daring only in its monotony: foe 
text and foe playing of Sabine- Azema and 
AndrS Dussollier and the overall elegance is 
jiisLsuffident to keep interest alive. 

Rohmer's Le Rayon vert is foe best film seen 
m Venice so fer. Number five in his series of 
“comedies and proverbs", it differs from its 
predecessors nr retying on improvisation 
rather than Rohmer’s uaial precise script. 

it is the story of a woman (Marie Riviere) no 
more neurotic than the rest of us, whose overly 
- romantic view of love condemns her to a 
lonely search. Rohmer gives a day-by-day 
account of her disastrous summer holiday, 
frantically looking for Mr Right and as 
frantically spuming the willing Mr Wrongs 
who present themselves. 

Rohmer is a generous chronicler of senti- 
ments and the human heart Here be achieves 
the considerable feat of sustaining concern and 
affection for a lachrymose lady who by strict 
standards is -a. pain in. the neck. 


The Maintenance 
Man 

Comedy 

It has been said that the main 
cause of marital collapse is not 
adultery but carpentry, and 
this view gets strong support 
in Richard Harris's new play. 

Bob, a television writer who 
quits the stormy matrimonial 
home to live with an under- 
standing physiotherapist, is in 
most respects a stock charac- 
ter. .What sets him apart from 
other defeated husbands bolt- - 
ing for cover is suggested in 
foe title. 

' Not only is he ready to pay 
ail the femily bills, he also has 
a passion for heme improve- 
ment which survives foe col- 
lapse unscathed. He may be 
living with Diana, but. he is 
always drifting back to Chris- 
tine to pul up a few shelves: 
with the result that he never 
really leaves home at all; - 
. That sounds like a comic 
device: but although, it fre- 
:quently spirals into desperate 
laughter. The Maintenance 
Man is not a.comedy. Much of 
it' consists of lacerating rows 
between the estranged couple; . 
rows that have nothing to do 
with Bob's woodwork. He 
comes over as a workaholic 
and a half-hearted husband 
who goes in for little lies in foe 
hope of a quiet life. 

It is all painfully true, but it 
js difficult to know precisely 
how to take it given the play’s 
abrupt changes of focus. The 


setting seems to* be partly 
objective, and partly inside 
Bob's head. 

The opening scene with the 
shelves, for instance, gives 
wav to a monologue in which 
he outlines his plight. There- 
after present tense scenes 
alternate with direct address, 
flashbacks, and group scenes 
foal move into fantasy; as 
where the trio go through 
“perfect people" routines: or. 
more often, enact the hero's 
mounting frenzy of conflicting 
loyalties. 

Theatrically such scenes are 
underlined by the use of. a 
single domestically cluttered 
set (by Tim Bickerton) for 
both houses: so that Bob may 
be changing a light bulb for 
Diana and then getting Chris- 
tine to switch it on. 

The impression of Roger 
Clissolcf s production, is .of a 
lithe intelligent play struggling 
.to escape a morass of pain and . 
guilt. . Whatever its ' formal 
confusion, - it - - contains two 
meaty roles for the unhappy 
couple which yield a superb 
acting partnership: the :hang- 
dog John Alderton writhing in 
agonies of forbearance and 
frustrated violence; and Gwen 
Taylor point-scoring as if with 
a bloody sledgehammer, and 
then revealing the hurt that 
drives her to it 

The role of Diana is under- 
written. but Susan Pcnhaligon 
scores whenever she is re- 
leased from prosaic adultery 
into comic nightmare. ' 

' ■ Irving Wardle 


For King and 
Country 

Greenwich 

It was an exquisite piece of 
timing to open a revival of 
John Wilson's play about the 
execution for cowardice of a 
First World War soldier 'foe 
evening after television audi- 
ences had witnessed a similar 
episode in The Sfonocoled 
Mutineer. 

Wilson had a quarter- 
century's head start on Alan 
Bleasdale. and today his 
polemical piece comes across 
more as a tribute to foe liberal 
impulses of foe early 1960s 
rather than as a condemnation 
of inhumanity. The anti-war 
theme remains as valid as 
ever, but the' specific issue of 
capital- punishment has nec- 
essarily lost its teeth. * 

Alan Strachan's production 
'also suffers by comparison 
with the Joseph Losey film 
version, which had Tom 
Courtenay and Dirk Bogarde 
in' the principal roles, and 
where the victim was taken 
out and shot instead of being 
put out of his misery in the 
shell-shocked stable of Ber- 
nard Culshaw's evocative set 

Here, Paul, Clarkson plays 
life condemned Private Hamp 
as a gawky, unsoldierly 


squaddie whose frankness and 
eagerness to please lend 
weight to ihe repeated image 
of his pending execution as 
putting down a dog. 

The trouble with Hamp - a 
volunteer of 1914 who finally, 
unexpectedly, cracked under 
the strain - is that throughout 
the ordeal of the court martial 
and the subsequent wait for 
his Iasi dawn, he remains 
polite and obedient, rather 
like Schwcik without foe 
satirical intern. In many re- 
spects. he is too good to be 
true, and it is left to his gaolers 
to express outrage at his fete. 

Alex Jennings is suitably 
boyish, in a prefcctly way. as 
ihe subaltern appointed to 
defend him. and their ex- 
changes do justice to the 
script's secondary concern 
with the mutual respect and 
tenderness that may exist 
between the classes - 

David Maltinson gives a 
convincing account of Hamp*s 
platoon commander, the offi- 
cer who draws the short straw 
to command the firing party, 
and Crawford Logan turns in 
an acute cameo of the dour, 
snappish medico to whom all 
soldiers not actually gaping 
.with wounds are shirkers to be 
treated with laxatives. 

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16 


THE TIMES WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 1986 


Visa demands 
lead to new 
staff dispute 


Dorset Iron Age settlement yields up its secrets 


By Robin Young 


The Government's inten- 
tion to require visas for vis- 
itors from five Asian and 
African countries was causing 
confusion yesterday — not 
least in the British High 
Commissions in the countries 

concerned. 

StafT said that they did not 
know when the system was 
due to begin, or what staff wifi 
be available to administer it. 
although the Home Office 
interpreted the Home 
Secretary's announcement 
that the scheme would be 
started as quickly as possible 
as meaning “probably before 
the end of the year". 

There is a wide divergence 
of opinion between the Home 
Office and the Foreign and 
Commonwealth Office, which 
usually share immigration 
control duties abroad, as to 
the new requirements. The 
Home Office said that it 
estimated an extra 50 entry 
clearance officers would be 
required in the five countries 
— India. Pakistan. Bangla- 
desh. Ghana and Nigeria. 

But the Foreign and 
Commonwealth Office said 
that the scheme would require 
at least 150 additional staff, 
and another 100 to cope with 
the summer seasonal rush. 

Both departments agreed 
that in the first instance the 
Home Office immigration ser- 
vice would probably have to 


provide almost all the addi- 
tional personnel. 

The Home Office said that 
the countries whose nationals, 
would be required to carry 
visas were those from which 
there was pressure to emigrate 
to Britain. Initial refusals to 
admit nationals of these coun- 
tries at Gaiwick and 

Heathrow airports had in- 
creased by 68 per cent iii the 
first six months of this year 
compared with 1985. 

There are about 70 Home, 
and Foreign Office staff in the 
immigration service in the 
five countries. Despite -its 
much smaller number of vis- 
itors Bangladesh has more 
entry clearance officers than 
India, because most applica- 
tions there are for settlement. 

Though those seeking to 
stav can provide themselves 
with entry permits before 
departure, relatively few such 
permits are issued. In India 
the total in 1985 was 5,000. 

AH the five countries except 
Pakistan require visas from 
British visitors. 

The introduction of visas 
may not lower the need for 
vigilance at Heathrow and 
Gatwick. When visas were 
required of Sri Lankans last 
year, because of problems 
with Tamil refugees, it was not 
long before Sri Lankans were 
arriving with visas pro- 
fessionally forged. 


Whitehall closes ranks 


Whitehall closed ranks hast- 
ily yesterday after reports of 
disharmony between the 
Home Office and the Foreign 
Office (George Hill writes). 


After unusually strong in- 
dications of Foreign Office 
discomfort at being 
“bounced** into the new visa 
policy by Mr Douglas Hurd, 
the Home Secretary, at the 
meeting of Cabinet ministers 
on Monday, it was stressed 
that Sir Geoffrey Howe, the 
Foreign Secretary, was “in 
total agreement" with the 
decision. 


Today’s events 


Royal engagements 

Prince Michael of Kent visits 
Farn borough International. 
1986. Famhorough airfield. 
10.15. * 

New exhibitions 

Photographs by Stuart Moore 
and sculpture by Will Noble: 
Ardhowen Arts cnlre. Enniskil- 
len. Northern Ireland: Mon to 
Sat 10 to 4.30 (ends Sept 20). 

Paintings by Mark Shields: 
Otter Gallery. 23 Wellington 
Park. Belfast: Mon to Sat 1 1 to 7 
tends Sept 27). 

Exhibitions in progress 

Ripon Heritage Exhibition: 
Ripan Community Project. Am 


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encumbrance on board (3- 
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9 Rebel has it in anyhow for 
Lothario (9). 

10 Popular Marxist religion (5). 

11 Jump where 500. if mis- 
placed. would be thrown (6). 

12 What chuckcrs-out do 
French-style and in dis- 
orderly joints c8k 

14 Aristocracy providing cover 
for certain blackbirds (5.5). 

16 Appropriate having no kiss 
for her (4). 

19 So black the wood in which 
the Bong-tree grows (4k 

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perhaps for talking shop? 
( 10 ). 

22. Brown admits one silly slip 
may lead to a prang (4-4). 

23 Churchman's old gold (6). 

26 One son of wood that 
couldn't be better (5). 

27 Lost again, sadly - wanting 
to gel back (9). 

28 The beauty of Jersey in- 
cludes later development, 
not in tropical style (9). 

29 Tartar troop’s hidden trea- 
sure. we hear (5). 


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deserves (4.5). 

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Sir Geoffrey’s objections 
were concerned less with the 
principle than with his 
department’s reluctance to 
bear additional costs, and 
fears about the effect on 
Commonwealth feelings al- 
ready sensitive over South 
African sanctions. 

The principle of imposing 
visa requirements on visitors 
from Commonwealth coun- 
tries. and different require- 
ments for different countries, 
had been accepted in May last 
year, after an influx of visitors 
or refugees following unrest in 
Sri Lanka. 


Block. Ripon College. College 
Rd: Mon io Sun 2 to 5 (ends 
Sept 7). 

Coca-Cola 1886-1986: Ulster 
Museum. Botanic Gardens. Bel- 
fast: Mon to Fri 10 to 5. Sat I to 
5. Sun 2 to 5 (ends Sept 14). 

The Creation ofan Ideal: neo- 
classical drawings: Festival Gal- 
lery. Aldeburgb: Mon to Sun 10 
to ti (ends Sept 6). . 

21 Artists: The Easton 
Rooms. 107 High St. Rye: Mon 
to Sat 10.30 to l and 2.30 to 5. 
Sun 2.30 to 5 (ends Sept 29). 

Dave Gunning: recent draw- 
ings: The Museum. 41 Long Sl 
D ei ires: Tucs to Sat 1 1 to I and 
2 to 4 (ends Get 4). 

Work by the Lake Artists 
Society: New Hall. Grasmere: 


Student Sara Donavan in one of the grain silos. Above right Mr. Niail Sharpies, the architect in charge. Photographs: Graham Wood 

By Alan Hamilton rey of the 100-acre hilltop shows ft to be Carbonized grain and crop remains — ~ I 

, , „ _ . almost entirely covered by man-made illustrate a rich economy, while DuririinnC 1 cQV /ll fl DO fl 

some of the finest Iron Age remains of pits and foundations beneath its rush brooches, combs and wine jars imported tC |ISsXitIl9 Uv4U 

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By Alan Hamilton 

Some of the finest Iron Age remains of 
their type have been uncovered daring 
summer excavations at Maiden Castle 
in Dorset, one of the largest and best 
examples is Europe of a pre-historic hill 
fort. 

Archaeologists have found the 
clearly- visible foundations of three cir- 
cular houses dating from about 200 BC, 
complete with stone ovens and paved 
entrance porches, and a complex of huge 
grain storage pits as weD as ornaments, 
weapons and more than 30,000 animal 
bones. 

The excavation completes work on the 
fort begun by the late Sir Mortimer 
Wheeler but abandoned in 1937; and 
confirms the belief that the long, low 
ramparted hiD above Dorchester, occu- 
pied from 5,000 BC until the Roman 
Conquest, was a rich Celtic political and 
economic centre with a population of at 
least 1,000. 

A newly-completed geomagnetic sur- 


vey of the 100-acre hilltop shows it to be 
almost entirely covered by man-made 
pits and foundations beneath its rush 
grass. 

English Heritage, which funded the 
£100,000 project, timed it to coincide 
with the 11th International Archaeology 
Congress now in session at Southamp- 
ton University, and today more than 
1.000 delegates from throughout the 
world will be taken in a fleet of double- 
deck, bases to visit the site. 

Digging wiD finish at the end of this 
month but Lord Montagu, «•!»•» » man of 
English Heritage, who visited the site 
yesterday, announced it would remain 
open to public inspection until Novem- 
ber, when h will be filled in ami grassed 
over. 

Mr Niail Sharpies, the excavation 
director, said yesterday: “The boose 
remains we have uncovered are the best 
of their type in Britain. We are 
gathering a great dp*l of evidence of a 
powerful and sophisticated tribal 
society." 


Carbonized grain and crop remains 
illustrate a rich economy, while 
brooches, combs and wine jars imported 
from Spain and France indicate the 
growing sophistication and wealth of the 
tribal rulers. Maiden Castle appears to 
have been a prosperous and well- 
defended town which extracted tribute 
from the surrounding Wessex farmlands 
and had far-reading trade contacts. 

Rut the Celtic sUngstones were no 
match for Vespasian’s flft Legion 
which stormed the castle in AD 43. 

Although the excavations are to be 
filled in. the discoveries win be illus- 
trated and reconstructed in a visitors 

centre to be built a mile from the hilltop, 

as soon as English Heritage can agree a 
site with the local authority. 

Cattle which grazed the ancient 
earthworks have bees removed, and in 
their place will shortly come English 
Heritage’s own Hock of IS sheep to keep 
the grass down under the eye of a part- 
time woman shepherd. 


Continued from page 1 

"In several minutes, we 
repealed the call since the bulk 
carrier continued its 
course.Then I saw the bulk 
carrier was cutting jnto our 
side. It went astern, but it was 
too late." 

Irvestiya told how the 
liner’s captain had remained 
on the bridge until the end 
attempting to ground the 
stricken vessel, but he failed 
because the rudder gave out. 

Many of those rescued from 
the ship were too weak to 
reach up their arras to the 
flotilla of rescue boats. 

Because of the speed with 


which the liner sank. Mr 
Nedvak told reporters that it 
had ' not been possible to 
launch any of its lifeboats. 

Asked why so many people 
were still unaccounted for last 
night, the minister said: “T 
believe most of the missing 
passengers are still on board 
the ship. But until the divers 
reach them this is only a 
supposition.” 

He described the Admrial 
Nakhimov, which was re-built 
after being sunk at the end of 
the Second World War. as 
being in good working con- 
dition despite its age. 

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competitors in the 1980 London B regional find of the Collins Die- 
nonanes Times Crossword Championship. 


Grav's inevitable hour (8). 

4 Story we hear with this end- 
ing (4). 

5 Grasping note to birds com- 
ing into lots of money (10k 

6 Rodent a soldier catches out 
( 6 ). 

7 Horse power in this event 
involves us in space (9k 

8 The classic type of French 
novel (5). 

13 A surd is so absurd (10). 

15 Frugal supply has National 
Trust support (9). 

17 Get rid of >1. pan damaged 
in the river (9). 

IS Pipe-maker Jack seen in old 
laav's headgear (S). 

21 Good man in unusual role 
as inn servant (6k 

22 Shortly it is going to appear 
material (5). 

24 Paper one found to be no 
such formidable opponent 
(5k 

25 A cast that is pale grey (4). 

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Mon to Sai 1 0 to 5.30. Sun 2 to 5 
(ends Sept 1 1). 

Tassic: portraitist of the Scot- 
tish enlightenment (ends Sept 
30K Primed Light: the scientific 
an of William Henry Fox 
Talbot and D. O. Hill with 
Robert Adamson: Scottish Na- 
tional Portrait Gallery. Queen 
St. Edinburgh; Mon to Sat 10 to 
5. Sun 2 to 5 (ends Oct 26). 

Lighting up the Landscape: 
French impressionism and its 
origins: National Gallery of 
Scotland. The Mound. Edin- 
burgh: Mon to Sat 10 to 5. Sun 2 
to 5 (ends Oct 19). 

Original engravings by Wil- 
liam Hogarth; Town Hall, Strat- 
ford-on-Avon; Wed to Fri 10 to 8 
(ends Sept 5). 

Don't Trust the Label: fakes, 
imitations and the real thing: 
Ferens Art Gallery, Queen Vic- 
toria Sq. Hull; Mon to Sat 10 to 
5. Sun 2.30 to 4.30 (ends Sept 
14). 

Stewan Brisley. Georgians 
collection: Third Eye Centre. 
350 SauchiehaJi SL Glasgow; 
Tues to Sat 10 to 5.30. Sun 2 to 
5.30 (ends Sept 6). 

The Postcard Show; Rams- 
gate Library Gallery. Guildford 
Lawn: Mon to Wed 9.30 to 6. 
Thurs and Sat 9.30 to 5, Fri 9.30 ' 
to 8 (ends Sept 6k 

The Domesday Tradition: 
surveys and maps in East Sussex 
and The Ba>cu\ Tapestry- Mu- 
seum and An Gallery. Johns 
Place. Cambridge Rd. Hastings: 
Mon to Sat 10 to l and 2 to 5. 
Sun 3 to 5 (ends Sept 7). 

Music 

Concert h> the Toronto Sym- 
phony Orchestra: Sl David's 
Hall. Cardiff. 7.30. 

Organ recital by Timothy 
Bond: Brighton Parish Church. 
Sl Peter’s. York Place. 8. 

Organ recital by Siephcn Har- 
ris: Reading Town Hail. 1.10. 

Organ recital by Father Gram 
Brockhouse: Goodrington Par- 
ish Church. Paignton. 7.30. 
General 

Song, prose and poetry from 
medieval to modern times: Par- 
ish Church Centre. Peebles. 8. 

Workshop; Batik priming 
demonstration b> Jane Hick- 
man: Cirencester Workshops. 
Brew co Court. Cirencester. 
Gins. IO to 3.30. 

Gorilla fond 

The plight of gorillas and the 
threat to their survival is high- 
lighted in a free booklet pro- 
duced by the Fauna and flora 
Preservation Society. The Soci- 
ety . which initiated the Moun- 
tain Gorilla Project, hopes to 
raise £15.000 this year to help 

save the gorillas. 

The free information booklet 
is available from Gorillas. 
Fauna and Flora Preservation 
Society.. C/o ZSL. Regent's 
Park. London. NW1. 4RY (in- 
clude sjLe.k 


Cromwell service 


The annual Cram weirs Day 
service, a traditional memorial 
service to Oliver CromwelL 
takes place at his Statue outside 
the Houses of Parliament today, 
at 3 pm. 

Arranged annually by the 
Cromwell Association to pay 
tribute to bis memory, the 
Service is conducted by the Rev 
Tim Shirley. Mr Donald Good. 
Chairman of the Yorkshire 
Group of the .Association, gives 
the address. 


Books — hardback : 

The Literary EtStor’s selection of interesting books pubfcshed ttrte week: 
End of m fla. Letters and Journals of Sir Man Lascetea from 1887 to 1S2a 
edited by Duff Hart-Davis (Hamish Hami lton. £15) 

Folk-Tales of the British Wes. edited by Kevin Crosstey-ttofland (Faber, 

£9.95) 

Union Man. an autobiography by Jack Jones (Collins. £15) 

No Laughing Matter, by Joseph Heller & Speed Vogel (Cape, £10.95) 
RJ-S. In the Sooth Seas, an inttmata photographic record, edited by 
Alarms Knight (Mai nst r ea m. £12.95) 

Sphere History of Utefature, The Middle Ages, ecflted by W.F. Bolton; Bn- 
gfeh Poetry and prose 1540-1674, edited by Christopher Ricks: Dryden to 
Johnson, erflBd by Roger Lonsdale: American Literature to 1900, eated by 
Marcus CunNffe (Hamah HamMon. £12.95 each) 

The Architecture of Northern England, by John Marlin Robinson 


(Macmillan, £19.35} 

The Emissary, OLD. Biria, Gandhi and Independence, by Alan Ross (CoCns 
HarvM, £14) 

The Oxford R e f eren ce Dielionary, edtad by Joyce Hawkins (Oxford, 
£1235) 

Too Much, Art and Society in the Sixties 1900-75, by Robert Hewtson (Me- 
thuen, £1455) PH 


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Different rates apply to travellers' 
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cheques and other foreign currency 
business. 

Retril Price btdea: 384.7 

London; The FT Index closed dowai 2.7 at 
1320.0. 


Tower Bridge 

Tower Bridge will be raised 
today at 10am and 4 pm. 


Roads 

Wales and West M4: Lane 
restrictions on Etond westbound 
carriageways between junctions 
44 and 45 (Swansea/Swansea E)l 
M& Roadworks on the south- 
bound carriageway between 
junctions 25 and 26 (Taun- 
ton/A38k A31: Traffic restric- 
tions between Ringwood and 
Wim borne, Dorset. 

The North: M6: Roadworks 
affecting both carriageways be- 
tween junctions 32 and 33 
(Black pool/ Lancaster). M61. 
(Blacow Bridge): Left hand lane 
closures N and southbound at . 
junction of M6 and M61 (WaJ- I 
ton Summit). M18: Major road- ; 
works between junctions 6 and i 
7: southbound exit slip road and | 
northbound access slip road at j 
junction 6 dosed. 

Scotland: A77 (Glasgow): : 
New restrictions in operation on i 
Fenwick Rd at Park Rd: delays . 
likely: lane closures in both ' 
directions between Eastwood ; 
Toll and Mearns Cross. A94: 
Single fine traffic between 
Coupar. Angus and Meigle. 
M9w Contraflow between junc- 
tion 3 and 4 (near Dunfermline). 

Information supplied by AA 


Weather 

forecast 

A ridge of high pressure 
will cross the country 
from the W alter a shal- 
low depression has 
crossed southern parts 
overnight. 

6 am to midnight 

London, SE England, East An- 
gSa, Channel islands: Cloudy with 
outbreaks of rain, sunny periods 
developing later wind Nw mod- 
erate or fresh; max temp 1 8C (64Fk 

Central S, SW, NW, central N 
England, Mhflands, Wales: Mainly 
dry with sunny periods: wind NW 
moderate or fresh; max temp 18C 
(64F). 

E, NE England, EdMwigh. Dun- 
dee, Moray Firth: Sunny periods 
Isolated showers; wind NW, mod- 
erate or fresh; max temp 17C (63 F). 

Lake District, Me of Man, SW 
Scotland, Glasgow, Argyfl, North- 
ern Ireland: Minty dry with sunny 
periods; wind NW moderate; max 
temp 17C(63JA 

Borders, Aberdeen, Central . 
Highlands, NE, NW Scotland, Ork- 
ney, Shetland: Scattered showers 
and sunny intervals: wind moderate 
or fresh but strong to gala in 
exposed places; max temp 15C 


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High Tides 


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London Bridgo 

307 

6.4 

234 

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Aberdeen 

134 

4.0 

159 

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Avomnouth 

738 

11 7 

7.49 

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Beftast 

112/ 

30 11.34 


CanSt 

7.23 

103 

734 

V 

Oovonport 

6.04 

4.9 

6.18 


Outlook for tomorr o w and Friday: 
Changeable in the N, becoming 
drier in the S wfth temperatures 
returning to normal or a little above 
on Friday. 


SsnrfeME Sunsets: 
6.16 am 743 pm 




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cloudy: o<nnctt<: r-fog: d-dnzzle: h- 
riaU: mBI mist: r-rain: s-snow: tlv 
inurufM-aorm: p-showers. 

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«wl imjhj circled. Temperature 
ccnu^rade. 


Dover 1126 

Falmouth 534 

Glasgow 12.40 

Hafwfcri 

Hoiybead 1042 

Hof 6.40 

Ulracombe 63S 

UMi 2.56 

L i v erp oo l 11.45 

Loweatoft 9.36 

Mwgate 12.16 

IfiHord Haven 640 

Newquay 531 

Oban 633 

Paozaace 5.03 

Portland 731 

Portsmouth 1139 

SriOrthatn 11.45 

Southampton 1134 

Swansea B.43 

Twu 3.49 

WTton-Oo-Nre 12.01 

Tide measured in men 


4.7 5.48 5.0 

43 137 43 

12.13 33 

51 1132 5.4 

6.8 7.10 63 

6.3 639 6.7 

5.0 322 5.1 

8.7 11.59 9.1 

23 1036 2 2 

43 1223 43 

6.4 634 67 

6.4 5.45 6.7 

3 6 629 3.8 

43 516 53 

1.6 739 21 

4.4 

5.8 11.53 53 

4.3 11.37 43 

8.6 8.56 83 

5.0 4.18 5.0 

83 12.12 33 

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Anniversaries 

Matthew Booftoa. engineer. 

was boro. Btmtinrfiajii, 1 728. 

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hamshire. 1643: Oliver Crom- 
welL Lord Protector 1653-58. 
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Executive Editor 
Kenneth Fleet 


HOCK Markct 

FT 30 Share 
1320.0 (-2.7) 

FT-SE 100 
1667.8 (-5.0) 

Bargains 

21683 

USM(Datastream) 
127^4 (+0,29) 

THE POUND 

US Dollar 
! 1.4895 (-0.0010) 

W German mark 

3.0237 (+0.0099) 

Trade-weighted 

71.1 (+0.lf 


Kalins’ pay 

doubled 

Mr Stanley Kalms, chair- 
man of Dixons Group which 
faded in its £1.9 billion take- 
over bid for Woolworth, 
earned £487,654 last year, up 
from £208334 previously. 
The amount, disclosed in the 
latest report and accounts, is 
based on a formula linked to 
the growth, in earnings per 
share. 

Two other directors earned 
more than £290,001 and one 
collected more than £175.001. 
Group profits rose by 97 per 
cent to £78.1 millioji. 

Coffee market 
set for record 

The London coffee futures 
market traded its one mil- 
lionth contract of the year, 
yesterday and is on course to 
beat the previous annual 
record of 1.37 million lots, 
traded in 1 979. Volume on the 
coffee market more than dou- 
bled in August, helped by a 
sharp rise in prices. 

Overall business on the 
London Commodity Ex- 
change reached 2.1 million 
contracts in the first eight 
months of 1986, 31.4 per cent 
up on the same period last 
year. ■ 

EMI ahead 

Pretax profits aLJMI, the 
metal refining and engineering 
group, rose fipm£22^niUioa 
to £3025 million in the first 
half of 1986, despite a fill ip 
turnover froth £404.3 million 

10 £383.2 million. The interim 
dividend is increased from 

. 2.2p to 2:5p. 

Tempos, page 18 

Brammer up 

Pretax profits at Brammer, 
the bearings and industrial 
services group, rose from £5.7 
million to £6.1 million, in the 
first half of 1986 as turnover 
expanded from £46.6 million 
to £51.2 million. The interim 
dividend was maintained at 
4.5p. 

Tempos, page 18 

Ambrit issue 

Ambrit International's 
rights issue was accepted for 
83.54 per cent of shares on 
offer but the company says it 
was not possible to sell the 
remainder of the shares on the 
market at a premium: ‘An 
Ambrit subsidiary has sub- 
scribed for the balance. 

Offshoot sold 

United Transport Company’ 
has sold its subsidiary. United 
Contract Hire, to Ryder Truck 
Rental for £2.5 million in 
cash. 

011 price rise 

Egypt is raising the price of 
thefive crude oils it exports by 
50 cents a barrel for the first 1 5 
days of September. 


Tempos 18 

Comment I® 

Stock Market 19 

Farriga Excfa 19 
Money Mritis 19 
Traded Opts 19 


Unit Trosts 20 
Commodities 20 

USM Prices 20 
Share Prices • 21 

Co News 23 

Appointments 23 



TIMES 


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SPORT 32 
TELEVISION AND RADIO 35 



By David Smith, Economics Correspondent 


Another round of inter- 
national interest rale cuts, led 
by the West German Bundes- 
bank, became less, likely yes- 
terday with the publication of 
official figures suggesting a 
pick-up in economic growth. 

Figures., released in both 
Bonn and Washington point- 
ed to improved economic 
performance in the second 
half of the year. As a result, the 
pressure for further cuts in 
interest rates, may-ease. 

The keenly; awaited West 
German industrial production 
figures for July support claims 
by both the Bundesbank and 
the Bonn government- that 
growth - in the economy was 
coming through .without the 
stimulus of lower interest 
rates.. 

Industrial production rose 
1.4 per cent in July, 
following a - revised 3.5 per 
cent increase in June, the 
Economics Ministry said in 
Bonn. The freak June rise, 
originally pur at 2.7 per cent, 
was affected by changes in the 
timing of holidays, officials 
said. 

But, taking June and July 


.-together, production was up 
.by 2-5 percent c ompar ed with 
. the previous- two months: 
Compared with a year earlier, 
June-July output was up by 
23 -per-cent and inami&c- 
taring alonc was 3 per cent 
higher than in the correspond- 
ing period of 1985. 

At last-week's council meet- 
ing, the Bundesbank refused 
to change its . credit policies, 
despite jjressure 

Traditionally interest-rate 
sensitive areas of the economy 
appear tote recovering 
briskly, even without further 
reductions in rales. Construc- 
tion ' output, seasonally ad- 
justed^ rose by 6 per cent in 
July and, taking June and July 
together, was 5l5 per cent up 
on the ApriVMay period. 

' • In the United Stales, un- 
expectedly strong data for 
factory orders and comruction 
spending cast doubts on the 
widespread market belief that 
the Federal Reserve win be 
forced by the stagnant econ- 
omy into dining its discount 
rate again this month. 

Orders for manufactured 
goods rose by 2 2 per cent, or 


S4.2 billion, 'in July, after a 
revised fill of (12. per cent in 
June. The last time .orders 
increased by more than 22 per 
cent was in November 1984, 
although the increase an- 
nounced. yesterday was 
matched m December last 
year. 

■- [Durable goods orders rose 
by 4.1 per cent in July. Orders 
for defence capital goods rose 
by S3u2 billion, or 44.7 per 
cent. 

As in West Germany, 
construction appears to be 
recovering strongly in the 
United States. In July there 
was a $1.9 billion, or 0.5 per 
cent rise in construction 
spending, compared with a 0.1 
per cent June increase. 

The next important figures 
due in the United States, apart 
from the weekly money sup- 
ply numbers tomorrow eve- 
ning, are the unemployment 
statistics, due on Fridav. 

Interest rates in the London 
money markets hardened yes- 
terday. with few traders now 
holding out much hope of ah 
early base rate reduction. 
Rates rose by T w or ft points. 


Ex-Singer business 
for market at £49m 


By Cliff Fekham 


A group of investors who 
paid £1 1 million last year for 
the European arm of the 
Singer sewing machine busi- 
ness is to. float it on die 
London stock market with a 
price tag of £49 milhoiL 
The renamed European 
Home Products is forecasting 
pretax profits for the current 
year of £4.4 - million after . 
chalking UP substantial losses 
for several- years imder its 
previous Owners, mainly be- 
cause of the heavy .costs of 
rationalization, i . 

EHi* takes in the-.ro^uw 
and distribution businesses of 
Singer : in 12 Western Euro- 
pean and Scandinavian coun- 
tries. It has 360 shops and 
more than 1,700 exclusive 
distributors. 

Many of the shops, particu- 
larly in Italy and Portugal, sell 
a wide range of household 
electrical appliances, 

Britain, despite opce being 
an important manufacturing 
base for Singer, accounts for 
just 10 per cent of the 
business. 

.The chairman, Mr Enrique 
Gitles, says that whereas shop- 
pens used to. buy sewing 
machines to save money they 
now look upon purchases as 
leisure products. 



He points out that EHP has 
managed to hum the business 
round by expanding the num- 
ber of shops and introducing 
the range of consumer.goods. 
which include cookers, wash- 
ing machines dish washers 
ana TV'and video equipment, 
and name, fashionable sewing 
and knitting products. . 

The flotation is via an offer 

- for sale of 10.75 million shares 
—35 per cent of the company 

— atl60peach. 

: About £5 million of the 
proceeds will go to Investors, 
including Mr Gitles* who 
came together fist year to 
acquire . the business 


Volkswagen shares 
rise on issue terms 


Frankfurt (Reuter) — Volks- 
wagen AG shares and West 
German stocks in general are 
expected to make further gains 
from the terms of the DM300 
miHion- nominal preference 
share issue by the carmaker, 
dealers and analysts here 
believe: 

The issue will raise DM2.1 
billion. 

VW shares continued to 
perform strongly yesterday, 
opening at around DM540 
and climbing to DM554.8. But 
profit-taking pushed the price 
down, and the shares closed at 
DM544. The shares had risen 
by more than 14 marks before 
the issue terms were made 
public, and continued to rise 
in after hours trading follow- 
ing the announcement 


Analysts said that the rel- 
atively low issue price' of 
DM350 per nominal DM50 
preference share and the fact,' 
that the- new stock would pay 
foil dividend on 1986 results 
made the one-for-four rights 
issue an attractive offer.. 

The issueis a record onefor 
West Germany. . 

Comment, page 19 


Wico not 
up for sale 
says Exco 

By Alexandra Jackson 

Mr -William Matthews, 
managing director of Exco 
International, the financial 
services group, yesterday de- 
nied there was any strength in 
the rumours that Wico, its Far 
Eastern stockbroking busi- 
ness. was up for sale. 

Mr Matthews, also said he 
believed morale at Wico to be 


yesterday’s interim results 
from Exco included an excep- 
tional provision of £9.1 run- 
lion, arismg from settlements 
Wico had to make ©n behalf of 
-a Japanese dienL . 

: Group pretax profits in the 
first half of 1986 fell from 
£49.4 million to £33.8 million, ’ 
pn turnover down from 
£128.9 . million to , £73.4 
miDion. 

Before taking account of 
exceptional items, lower prof- 
its and turnover reflected the 
sale of Exco’s 52 per cent 
holding in Telerate, the finan- 
cial information service busi- 
ness, in August 1985. Eamings 
per share rose from 7.3p to 
7.7p and the dividend was 
increased by 50 per cent to 
2.4p. - 

Profits from money broking 
in the period grew from £12J 
million to £15.1 million. This 
was. encouraging considering 
the competitive market con- 
ditions. Forfaiting profits in- 
creased from £4.5 million to 
£5.9 million, while profits at 
WICO. before -exceptional 
items, improved from £23 
million to £3 miHion. 

. Exco. . spent £50 million in 
the firk half on enhancing 
existing, businesses, with 
forfaiting, , stock lending and 
teasing receiving . the . lion's- 
share. Exco is building up-its 
gilts - inter-deater broking - 
Tempos, page J8 



Alan Sagan market will never be the same again 


Personal computer 
coup for Amstrad 


By Teresa Poole 


Amstrad Consumer 

Electronics yesterday 

launched its new range of 
IBM-compatible personal 
computers* and priced the 
basic model at just £399 plus 
VAT. 

Mr Alan Sugar, the chair- 
man of Amstrad, said he had 
managed to achieve the low 
price through teamwork and 
by not 'undertaking research 
for research’s sake. 

He gave a warning that the 
personal computer market 
would never be the same again 
and added: “We have rather 
maximized potential by using 
existing technology.” 

The PC 1 51 2 will be able to 
rim the vast existing range of 
software developed for the 
“IBM PC but costs less .than 
half the price of an equivalent 
IBM machine. The package 
includes a monitor, keyboard, 
processor, mouse and soft- 
ware, but not the printer. 

Mr Sugar said: “I see it as a 
genuine home computer 
where father can bring work 
home from the office on a 


floppy disc, put it in his 
machine and work on it on his 
own desk, 

'“At the same time, 'Sunny 
Jim' can use it to play Space 
Invaders if he wants.” 

There are four models in the 
range, with a top price of £949 
plus VAT 

The PCI 512, which is made 
and assembled in the Far East 
has a main memory of S12k 
which can be expanded by a 
further 1281c 

Amstrad's PCW series, 
launched last year, offers a 
complete, (non IBM-compat- 
ible) system for around £450. 
By March this year more than 
a million Amstrad branded 
computers had been sold and 
Amstrad's profits in the first 
half of the current financial 
year jumped from £9.5 million 
to £27.5 million. 

• The first Sinclair ma- 
chine to be launched since the 
takeover in April by Amstrad 
will be unveiled today. The 
Sinclair .Spectrum 128K+2 
will cost £149 including VAT 


Guinness repayment 


Two weeks after Guinness 
confronts shareholders to seek 
approval for its controversial 
boardroom changes more spe- 
cial meetings are being called 
— but these should be a lot less 
stormy. • 

The company yesterday an- 
nounced plans to. repay just 
over £86 million of outstand- 
ing loan stock which it inher- 


ited with its takeovers' of 
Bell’s, the Scotch whisky 
group, and Distillers. 

Guinness says the sums 
involved are too small and 
insignificant for such a large 
international group and it will 
be asking loan stock holders at 
special meetings on Septem- 
ber 26 to approve repayment 


Weak sterling 
pulls reserves 
down by £95m 

By Our Economics Correspondent 


Britain's gold and foreign 
currency reserves feH by an 
underlying $141 million (£95 
million) last month, as the 
pound weakened against the 
European currencies. 

This followed a small de- 
cline of$4 million in July. For 
most of this year, the Bank of 
England has been recouping 
the reserves used up in last 
year's successful attempt with 
the other Group of Five 
countries, to drive the dollar 
down. 

The reserves total stood at 
518.924 million <£12.722 mil- 
lion) at the end of last month, 
compared with $19,083 mil- 
lion (£12.790 million) at the 
end of July. 

The actual fan. of $159 
million, converted to an 
underlying fall of $141 million 
after allowance of accruals and 
repayments of borrowing un- 
der the exchange cover 
scheme. Accruals amounted 
to $7 million during the 
month, and repayments to $23 
million. 


The drop in reserves, while 
larger than market analysts 
had expected does not suggest 
heavy intervention in the 
foreign exchange markets in 
support of the pound by the 
Bank of England. However, 
some dealers have detected 
modest intervention when the 
pound has moved near to the 
DM3 level against the mark. 

The reserves have increased 
by a cumulative $1.1 billion 
during the first eight months 
of this year. 

The pound fell from 
DM3.12 to DM3.03 last 
month, and from Fr!0.I5 to 
Fr9.9. It held up against a 
weak dollar, slipping by just 
half a cent to $1.4875 between 
the end ofJuiy and the end of 
August. 

Yesterday, the pound was 
stead)’. The sterling index rose 
by 0.1 to 71. 1. The pound 
recovered from Monday’s low 
of DM3.0170 to close at 
DM3.02S5. and ended frac- 
tionally down against the dol- 
lar at $1.4895. 


Denial for 
Ansbacher 
vote claim 

By Richard Lander 

The Extel Group yesterday 
formally dented allegations by 
Henry Ansbacher, the mer- 
chant bank, that there had 
been discrepancies in two 
shareholders' votes which ap- 
proved the $40 million (£26 
million) purchase of Dealers’ 
Digest, an American publish- 
ing company. 

“In response to observations 
made yesterday by Henry 
Ansbacher & Go Ltd, the 
board of Extel has been as- 
sured by die joint scrutineers, 
Deloitte Haskins & Sells ami 
die Royal Bank of Scotland 
that the rates validly cast, by 
proxy and by those present, 
were as announced at the 
extraordinary general 
meeting,” the group said. 

However, Lord Spens, the 
managing director of Henry 
Ansbacher, said his appeal to 
other shareholders who had 
rated against the Dealers* 
Digest purchase had efidted a 
response frhm investors hold- 
?"l00,000 to 200,000 shares. 
On Monday, Ansbacher 
said it knew of shareholders 
who had cast 17.52 million 
shares against the resolutions, 
mpared with the 17.34 mil- 
lion announced at the meeting. 
The bank hacked the Mirror 
Group Newspapers publisher, 
Mr Robert Maxwell, in his 
attempt to block the deaL 
Despite yesterday's re- 
sponse, it seems unlikely that 
Ansbacher will bear from 
enough shareholders to claim 
that die resolutions, passed by 
just 900,000 votes, should 
have gone the other way. 


Gold and 
platinum 
hit highs 

By Our City Staff 

The international bullion 
markets continued their 
strong advance yesterday. At 
one stage, platinum touched a 
six-year nigh of $658 an 
ounce. 

Gold came close to going 
through the $400 an ounce 
level for the first time since 
early 1984. 

However, both metals 
ended the day below their 
highs and some traders gave a 
warning thaithere could soon 
be a downward reaction. 

“The market seems to have 
risen too far, too fast,” said 
one dealer. 

Platinum has steadily in- 
creased its premium over gold 
in the last few weeks. The 
metal rushed up from $638 
yesterday morning, to be fixed 
at $658 before running into 
strong trade selling. Japanese 
jewellers, who are cutting 
down on their use of the 
metal, were thought to be the 
source of the selling. 

By the end of the day 
platinum was quoted at 
$639.50. 

Gold touched a high of $397 
during the day before specu- 
lators started selling, dis- 
appointed that the $400 level 
coukl not be breached. 

Other sales were noted by 
the Soviet Union and some 
South African mines, which 
are believed to be covering 
production for the early part 
of!987. 

Gold ended around $1.60 
higher on balance at $393.35. 


KIO steps in 

The Kuwait Investment Of- 
fice has emerged as the owner 
-of.. 14. 1 6 per cent of TI; the 
Raleigh bicycles industrial 
conglomerate The Kuwaitis 
disclosed their stake yes- 
terday. The market believes it 
■was bought from Evered 
Holdings, the fast expanding 
industrial group. 


MARKET SUMMARY 


STOCK MARKETS 


NewYMfc 
Dow J ones 

NmEdow- 18694.93H25.82> 

Sydney: AO 

Frankfurt 

Commerzbank ~ 

Brussels: . .. , 

General 

Paris: CAC 412-5 (SAME) 

SKAGeneraJ 53430 (SAME) 

London doting price* P»8* 21 


1895.67 (-2.67)* 

25.82) 
■27.59) 

T2n*(+Uj| 

2138-8 (+17.1) 


INTEREST BATES 


London 

Bank Base: 10% - 

3 -momh Interbank 
3-month eSgiWe 
buying rate 

Prime Rate 7%% 

Federal Funds 5%% , 1tn . . 

3-month Treasury^ Bills 5j17-5.15% 
30-year bonds I00*i«-100"« 

CURRENCIES 

New Yen*: 
£$1.4885’ 

S: DM2.0315* 

$• index' 110-2 

ECU £0.693680 
SOH £n/a 


London: 

L- $1.4895 
£: DM3.0237 
E: SwFf2.4398 
E FFr9.9089 
£; Yen229-68 
£-■ tndax:7l»l 


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RISES: - 

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Pearson 

Abbey Panels 

Lookers 

Western Motor — 
Nationwide Lais. — 
Combined Leasing 

TitaghurJute 

Borland 

Untied Scientific 
Portals 

APV __ 

Wilson (Conn) - 
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FALLS: 

Natwest ... 

Thom EMI — 
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Rolls-Royce to collaborate 
in building fighter engine 

By Edward Townsend, Industrial Correspondent 


A new four-nation com- 
pany, Eurojet Engines, includ- 
ing Britain’s state-owned 
RolterRoyce. has been formed 
to produce. a £5 billion high- 
technology engine for the next 
European lighter aircraft . - 

Under the arrangement 
which marks' a significant, 
extention of European aero- 
space collaboration, Rolls- 
Royce and Motoren-imd- 
Turbtnen-Union of-West Ger- 
many will each bavea third of 
the work on. the engine, with 
. Fiat Aviarione of. Italy taking 
21 per cent and SENER of 
Spain 13 percent. 

The Rolls-Royce work will 
support thousands of jobs at 
the company’s Bristol factory 
weUjnto the next century. 

The: . partners already 
collaborate in the jointly 
owned Turbo-Union Com- 
pany to produce the RBI 99, 
the engine fitted to the Ttfp- 
'nado mufti-role combat air- 
craft. But Rolls-Royce said 
that Eurpjet - Engines look 
collaboration a step further, 
with the partners having joint 
participation on manufacture 
of the major engine modules. 

The new engine, to be called 
the EJ20Q. wiD power tbe 
fighter which is being devel- 
oped by the four countries as 
one of the replacements for 
existing Phantqms and Jag- 
uars. It is due to fly in 1995. 

Rolls-Royce will' be resp- 


onsible for' producing the 
combustion systenu.the 


pressure # 
intermediate casing and is 
participating in tbe low pres- 
sure and high pressure 
compressors, the low pressure 
turbine, the re-heat system, 
-and the convergent-divergent 
nossje. _ .. 

- The companies wfll produce 
engines fra the 800 aircraft 
needed by the air forces of the 
four participating countries. 
Eurojet said -that, with addi- 
tional export opportunities, 
more than .2,000 engines 
would be required 

Meanwhile, Sir Francis 
Tombs,! chairman of Rolls- 
Royce: yesterday strongly de- 
nied that political interference 
had resulted in his company 
' winning the prestigious £600' 
million order for engines tb 
power British Airway’s, next 
fleet of Boeing747 jumbo jets. 

“There was no political 
pressure on me and as far as I 
know none on British Airways 
to buy Rolls-Royce engines.” 
he sai<L“In fact, the opposite 
was the case. Commercial and 
economic reasons were para- 
mount-” 

Rolls-Royce, which is head- 
ing for privatization next 
spring, won the BA order in 
the fee of fierce competition 
from General Electric of the 
United States, whose senior 
executives complained at the 


Fam borough Air Show this 
week that Rolls-Royce was in 
breach of a collaboration deal 
precluding k from selling en- 
gines of the size needed by BA. 

.Rolls-Royce and GE have a 
co-operation - agreement 
covering development of the 
- two companies' 1 large fan en- 
gines — the GE CF6-80C and 
the RB2I1-524D4D - and 
there have been suggestions 
that GE might pull out of the 
collaboration because of sus- 
pected government pressure 
to persuade British Airways to 
buy British. 

But at a private dinner in 
London Iasi night Sir Francis 
'said: “We have not broken' the 
letter or the spirit of our 
collaborative agreement" ' 

Sir Francis said privatiza- 
tion was on course for next 
■April or May and that Rolls- 
. Royce’s pretax profit of £81 
million in 1985 would be 
exceeded this in the current 
year. 

. ■ • British Aerospace yes- 
terday handed over the first of 
10 146 regional jet airliners 
brought by China under a 
£100 million comradL 

• GPA Group, the Irish 
aircraft management com- 
pany. has placed orders worth 
almost $450 million with 
CFM International of the 
Uniied States for engines to 
power its new Boeing 737 
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Mexican austerity 
measures ‘to stay’ 


Mexico City {NY Times 
News Service) — President 
Miguel de la Madrid said in 
his annua] slate of the nation 
address that the economic 
austerity that has marked the 
people's' lives for the last four 
years must become a perma- 
nent feature. 

He said that, during his 
administration's remaining 
two years, he planned no 
dramatic changes to address 
Mexico's worsening economic 
crisis but would focus on 
stimulating economic growth. 

The President pledged that 
Mexico would continue to 
avoid confrontations with 
international lending agencies 
and foreign bankers over its 
debt payments. 

Mexico owes more than 
$100 billion (£67.5 billion) to 
foreign banks and inter- 
national agencies. 

“In the next two years, we 
shall continue to be temperate 
in our habits, but we shall not 
be pessimistic _ in our 
attitudes.** he said in the 
nationally televised address to 
Mexico’s’ Congress. “Our 
austerity effort is permanent, 
but it now has a positive 
perspective of encouragement 
and growth.” 

Since Mexico’s economic 
crisis developed in mid- 1982, 
four months before President 
de la Madrid began his six- 
year term, Mexicans have 
coped with inflation that often 
reached 100 per cent and a 
steady reduction in real wages. 

Further cuts in government 
spending and losses of oil 
revenues have plunged Mex- 
ico into a severe recession this 
year when the economy has 
shrunk by 3 to 4 percent of the 
gross domestic product 

President de la Madrid's 
administration has been un- 


der pressure from left-wing 
political parties to follow the 
lead of Peru's President Gar- 
cia, who has placed a limit on 
Peru’s foreign debt payments 
and restricted the earnings 
that foreign companies can 
take out of the country. . 


The President has been 
cautiously prodding inter- 
national lending agencies to 
make concessions to Mexico. 

He has argued — and he 
repeated the arguments in his 
address on Monday — that 
without concessions from for- 
eign bankers on interest rates, 
loan repayment terms and 
economic ’ performance tar- 
gets. Mexico would be unable 
to reverse the current reces- 
sion and return to an expand- 
ing economy. 

“We have taken and will 
continue to take a non- 
confromauonal approach, one 
that recognizes joint 
responsibility for the genera- 
tion of Lhc debt problem, he 
said. 


His non-con frontational ap- 
proach seemed 19 bear fruit in 
July, when Mexico reached a 
new aid agreement with the 
International Monetary Fund 
that Lies the amount of new 
loans to fluctuations in crude 
oil prices. With the IMF 
agreement in hand, Mexico is 
now negotiating $ 2 . 5 billion in 
new loans from foreign bank- 
ers for this year and an even 
larger amount for 1 987. 


Foreign bankers, however, 
are increasingly wary' of lend- 
ing Mexico new money, since 
much of it will be used to pay 
interest on the existing debt. 

The President's address was 
boycotted by 41 members of 
the Chamber of Deputies. 


A lean-bum engine 
under next year’s 
economic bonnet 



GDP Growth 
(percent) 

Inflation 
(percent) - 

Current a/c 
(£ billion) 

Unemployment* 

(millions) 


1986 

1987 

1986 

1987 

1986 

1987 

1986 

1987 

National Institute — 

1.8 

1 A 

3£5* 

5.5* 

-0.7 

-5A 

12 

ai 

London Business School 

2.0 

3-2 

3.3 

2.8 

0.4 

- 2 £ 

3.1 

3.1 

Phillips & Drew 

2.1 

2 A 

3 .3 

44 

(L5 

-2 JS 

02 

OO 

James Capei..— 

2 JO 

1 JS 

ZA 

3.4 

O.G 

-3 A 

3.1 

3J2 

Midland Bank — - 

2 JO 

3.2 

3.3 

2M 

2 

2 

3.1 

OO 

Scrimgeour-Vickers 

2.1 

2 JS 

3.1 

2J2 

1.7 

-08 

02 

03 

CBI . 

Z2 

2-5 

3-3 

4J2 

1.7 

-1.7 

3J2 

OI 

Chase Manhattan - 

2J3 

2.7 

3 J2 

2.8 

09 

- 1.2 

3 12 

3.1 

Lloyds Merchant Bank — 

2.1 

2.6 

3 JO 

3 A 

-05 

-ZS 

02 

OI 

Wood, Mackenzie 

1.8 

2 JS 3.3 

•Fourth Quarter 

3 JS 

:02 

‘-2 .6 

02 

02 


The gloom that has emerged 
in recent economic forecasts is 
not yet universal. Even so, the 


picture is hardlyjhte to faring 


comfort to the Chancellor 
the Exchequer. 

Most forecasters expect 
stronger growth in the econ- 
omy next year, after the pause 
in growth daring the present 
year. The Midland Bank and 
the London Business School 
are looking for an acceleration 
in growth to more than 3 per 
cenu although the consensus 

iir»r in 1 5 


is nearer to 2.5 per cent. 

■The National Institute, 
castigated for the excessive 
gloom contained in its August 
forecast, does not expect any 
slowdown in growth next year. 
Rather, the prediction is for 
growth 10 be maintained at 
this - year’s sluggish pace, es- 
timated by the Institute to be 
I.S percent. 

The gloomy spot, as for as 
the growth forecasts are con- 
cerned. is occupied by the 


IMI 


Interim Report 

for the Half Year to 
30 June 1986 


Turnover 

Trading profit 
after charging depreciation 

Income from fixed asset 
investments 

Net interest payable 

Profit on ordinary activities before 
taxation 

Tax on profit on ordinary activities 

Profit on ordinary activities 
after taxation 

Applicable to minority shareholders 
of subsidiaries 

Profit applicable to shareholders of 
IMI pic before extraordinary item 

Extraordinary loss after taxation 

Profit applicable to shareholders 
of IMI pic after extraordinary items 


Earnings per share 
(excluding extraordinary items) 


1S86 

First 

Six Months 
£ million 

383.2 

31.9 

1985 

First 

Six Months 
£ million 

404.3 

27.0 

1985 

Year 

£ minion 

766.2 

63.7 

fioF] 

9.6 

18.9 

1.3 

IB 

3.2 

(2.7) 

(5.9) 

(9-D 

30.5 

22.6 

57.8 

(8.6) 

(7.8) 

(17-2) 



2L9 

14.8 

40.6 

( 0 : 2 ) 

(03) 

(0.5) 

21.7 

14.5* 

40.1 

— 

- 

(2.8) 

21.7 

14.5 

37.3 

7.5p 

5.4p 

14.9p 


• 11. 

•T .lJ •. I. 


IT 13 C-C ■■ 

.51: 


' -7M - 

•sit in' . 


7.S 


•cr l--.- ill tte jar*am 


dividend 

The Directors have declared an interim dividend for the cunent year at the 
rate of 2.5p per share (1985: 2.2p per share). This dividend will absorb 
£7.9 million (1985: £5.9 million) and will be paid on 20th October 1986 to 
shareholders on the Register on 25th September 1986. 


BRIEF REVIEW OF ACTIVITIES 

The analysis of turnover and profit on ordinary activities before taxation 
by class of business is set oul below. 


1988 


1965 


1985 


Biuidmg Products 
Heat Exchange 
Dnnks Dispense 
Fluid Power 
Special Purpose Valves 

General Engineering 
(and other' activities) 
F.efmed and Wrouaht Metals 


hems nor attributable to 
specific class of business 
Imra-Group Sales 


First 

Six Months 

First 

Six Months 

Year 

Turnover 

Profit 

Turnover 

Profit 

Turnover 

Profit 

£m 

£m 

£m 

£m 

Em 

£m 

86 

4.3 

83 

1.5 

169 

7.7 

36 

2.4 

40 

2.5 

77 - 

4.9 

71 

6.8 

73 

7.0 

130 

12.5 

57 

7.3 

44 

50 

85 

11.2 

22 

2.1 

20 

1.6 

38 

4.2 

40 

3.8 

43 

2.5 

83 

8.6 

104 

6.1 

137 

4.0 

251 

11.9 

416 

32.8 

440 

24.1 

833 

61.0 



(2.3) 



(1.5) 

— 

(32) 

(33) 

- 

(36) 

- 

(67) 

— 

383 

30.5 

404 

22.6 

766 

57.8 

SS 1 — 

— 

■ ■ 

- 

— 



Note: 

The rosul 

ccnii 


c 

tosulLS of non Air have t*er: m::T?ora?ec i.rt Fluid Fewer) fren IT Apnl 1SS and 
ibuied £130 t.JI.o:i i-f wlej Ana £1 7 m.i:.:n cl pre-tax crcfii is me first hall of 1966. 


First half pra-tax profits of £30.5m were 35': higher than those reported 
las: year. Lower sales mainly reflected lower copper prices and _ 
translation of overseas sales at lower exchange rates. Comparea with the 
first half of 19S5:- 

Market conditions for most of our building products improved and we 
continued to benefit from ranonaiisaticn measures taken previously, 
in heat exchange we achieved aood results from aluminium produers for 
the motor vehicle and aircraft industries, but profits were affected by a 
strike early in ihe year. 

Our specialised components in general engineering did well and, with 
other activities in this sector, more than offset somev.’hat reduced figures 
in alloy tube. 

We achieved increased profits m special purpose valves, mainly through 
higher sales to the chemical industry. 

Growth in drinks dispense continued strongly in the UK and Europe. The 
US market was more difficult and results were also affected by the 
weal-mess of the dollar. 

Results in refined and wrought meials reflected continued demand for 
titanium. 

Our fluid power activities benefited from further growth ana from the 
acquisition of Martonair. Since acquisition we have made significant 
progress towards intecratma Manorial: with our existing fluid power 
activities although the'rr.ajor" benefits will not flow through until 1987. 

In addition to profits attributable to Martonair, the Board expects better 
results in the second half than in the first, despite flattening of demand in 
some business areas 


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METALS 


stockbroking firm of James 
Capei, which has growth slow- 
ing from 2 to 1.5 per cent. 

Mr Keith Skeoch, chief 
economist at James Capei. 
pointed out yesterday that 
much of the gloom arises from 
declining oil output, which 
acts as a drag on overall 
growth. 

Growl h in non-oil gross 
doe ms Lie product is put at 2 
per cent next year, compared 
with 2.3 per cent this year. But 
a fall in North Sea oil produc- 
tion, of as much as 1 5 per cent 
reins bade the overall GDP 
increase to 1.5 per cent. 

For the rest, the forecasters . 

eralJyJsee conwmiCTspen^ng 
as providing the main im- 
petus. Average earnings are 
expected to grow far faster 
than prices, almost indefi- 
nitely, and this together with 
pre-election tax cuts can be 
expected to produce 4 per cent 
real consumer spending 
growth next year. 

It is, however, possible to 
have strong growth in con- 
sumer spending — the Na- 
tional Institute is looking for 


3.5 per cent growth next year, 
and James Capei 3. 


ipel 3.4 per cent 
— without buoyant overall 
growth in the economy. 

Consumer spending, if it 
merely drags in larger quanti- 
ties of imports, does nothing 
for growth in Britain. Just as 
negative “net exports" have 
choked off growth in the 
United States, so a similar 
thing could be about to hap- 
pen in Britain. 

The National Institute leads 
the pack on die balance of 

S yraents. Its forecast of a 
.8 billion deficit in 1987 is 
well above the others. The 
Midland Bank's £2 billion 
surplus next year, stands out 
like a merrymaker at a funeral 


jnents and an- ejection ahead, ^ 
sterling will run into diffi- 
culties. Most forecasters 
anticipate that an uneasy 
combination of high interest 
rates and an intermittently 
falling pound will govern 
financial policy over the next 
18 months or so. 

The crunch numbers, as far 
as the Government is con- 
cerned, are for unemployment 
and inflation. There will not 
be a massive fall in unemploy- 
ment before the end of next 
year, unless everyone has 
missed something. 

Rather, the distinction is 
between those who see un- 
employment heading ever up- 
wards ‘from its current -high 
level, and those who see some 
possibility of a small decline. 

To prove that the old 
relationships between growth 
an unemployment are not 
what they were, the National 
Institute, while, at the gloomy 
end of the growth range, has 
unemployment falling with 
the impact of the 
Government's special 
employment and training 
measures. The London Busi- 
ness School, with one of the 
strongest growth forecasts 
next year, has the jobless total 
steady. 

On unemployment the 
Government looks to be in a 
no win situation. A substantial 
fall is not on the cards, and a 
small fell will be attributed by 
opposition spokesman to 
changes in the method of 
counting. 

The picture is slightly rosier 
on inflation, although the trick 
achieved by Mrs Thatcher in 
1983, of going to the country 
at the low point of the 
inflation cycle, will be hard to 
repeat. 

The general view is that the 
July inflation rate, of 2.4 per 
cent, is at or near the low 


amid all the other pnxhctions although some forecast- 
er a shift into substantial ^ have hi ^ hpp?s for ^ 

August figures, which could 


deficit 

The consensus forecast, of a 
£2-3 billion deficit next year, 
has a depressing air of plau- 
sibility about it given the 
likely halving of the trade 
surplus on oil, and the trend of 
the manufacturing deficit 

There is too, after the 
experience of the past three 
years, an inevitability about 
the expectation that with a 
deteriorating balance of pay- 


show a further small drop in 
the inflation rate. Next year it 
is widely expected inflation 
will rise to 3.5 or 4 per cent 
measured by the retail prices 
index, but little changed on 
this year when measured by 
the gross domestic product 
deflator, Smtth 

Economics 

Correspondent 


TEMPUS 


Exco shares poised 
for bid boost 


Barring a takeover bid. Exco 


shareholders are enjoying a 
fo 


less exciting ride for their 
money these days. Some will 
breathe a sigh of relief while 
others may suspect the group 
is lacking impetus and 
direction. 

The days of frenetic cor- 
porate activity are over. Exco 
is well balanced how, both 
geographically and by disci- 
pline, with £330 million in 
ihe bank. It is keen to move 
back into fund management 
and to increase the amount of 
capital in existing businesses. 
Otherwise it is on the lookout 
for a “mega-dear* to absorb 
its cash. - 

Last spring's abortive talks 
with Morgan Grenfell, 
blocked ' by the Bank of 
England, would have given 
rise to an operation capital- 
ized at around £1 billion — 
just the type of deal Exco 
would like to come up with. 

However, opportunities 
are few and far between. It 
would be foolish to expect 
Exco to have a time limit but 
investors could become 
impatient. 

Confidence at Wico, the 
Far Eastern stockbroker, has 
been bhdly hit, The default of 
a client who had been dealing 
in shares in Nankai Electric 
Railway, the Japanese com- 
pany, necessitated an excep- 
tional loss provision of £9 
million. : ' 

Wico was not alone in 
suffering losses as a result of 
this episode, but the experi- 
ence has been galling. Con- 
trary to rumours, Wico is 
apparently not up for sale. 
There are plans to spend 
more money on stockbroking 
in the second half of the year 
and Wico should do well but 
it cannot afford to lose any 
more good people. 

Money broking profits held 
up despite the damaging ef- 
fect freely negotiated 
commissions had on the Lon- 
don market once they became 
the norm this year. Stock 
lending and inter-dealer 
broking should contribute in 
the second half, while forf it- 
ing continues to perform 
well. The growing inter- 
nationalization of the multi- 
discipline markets in which 
Exco operates should under- 
pin profits from these activ- 
ities in the longer term. 

Last month ft _ was an- 
nounced that first City 
Financial Corporation, jht 
holding company for the 
Betzbeig family, the well- 
known Canadian arbitragers, 
had a 6.25 per cent stake in 
Exco. Rumours yesterday 
suggested they were still ac- 
tive, and while their motives 
are. unclear, suffice it to say 
the Belzbergs are not known 
for their long view. 

Tan Sri Khoo Teck Puat, 
the Malaysian entrepreneur, 
holds just under 29 per cent 
of Exco. He cannot raise bis 
stake without the board's 
approval nor can he sell his 


shares unless a bid for Exco is 
made or a third party owns 
more than 10 per cent. He 
must be watching the events 

in Canada with interesL 

Exco should make £78 
million in the full year. This 
gives earnings per share 01 
ISp and puts the shares on a 
p/e ratio of 12.5 limes. Only 
takeover speculation will 
push the shares higher at the 
moment. 

IMI 


shares, up 5p at I73p. on a 
p/e of less than 1 1. With net 
debt at around a fifth of 
shareholders' funds, further 
acquisitions are planned. 
Flattening economy or other- 
wise. the shares look well 
supported by next year’s 
prospects. 

Brammer 


Mr Gary Allen, IMl’s manag- 
ing director, is anxious to 
distance himself from the 
current pessimism about the 
British economy. Demand tn 
some general engineering sec- 
tors is flattening but this is 
not the same as a downturn, 
he insists. And anyway, many 
ofIMl*s businesses operate in 
the sort of niche engineering 
areas which should prove 
more resilient. 

But how far does the 35 per 
cent improvement in pretax 
profits to £30.5 million in the 
current first half bear out this 
optimism? 

Interest charges dropped 
by more than £3 million, due 
to translation factors and the 
inflow of cadi from disposals, 
so the improvement in trad- 


Brammer shareholders who 
have been gnashing their 
teeth since turning down 
Bunzl's cash offer of 420p a 
share last year have probably 
ground them to a powder by 

now. 

Yesterday the shares 
dropped lOp to 283p. having 
touched a year’s low of 273p 
at one stage, as the industrial 
services group came in with 
pretax interim profits of £ 6.1 
million, only 7 per cent up on 
last year and some way below 
market expectations. The 
new paper issued to pay for 
Energy Services & Electronics 
(ESE), the electronic equip- 
ment rental group, meant 
that earnings per share fell 
fh>m 1 i.4p to 9.2p. 

After a disappointing first 
six months in the Brammer 
group. ESE appears to be 
working well now, contribut- 
ing about £2.3 million in the 


KSsarS -KSWSSS 


per 

With the help of £1.7 
million from Martonair, in- 
cluded from the middle of 
April, fluid power has over- 
taken Drinks Dispense as the 
largest contributor to profits. 
But Martonair's results have 
not so far improved on Iasi 
year's, and integration costs 
— which will be dealt with 
through the balance sheet 
rather than through profit 
and loss — are likely to run 
into several millions with 
closures in Britain. Germany 
and Canada. The benefit to 
profits will not be seen before 
next year. 

At Drinks Dispense, IMI 
remains one of the casualties 
of ihe US Cola war with the 
uncertainty in the markets 
delaying. expenditure on new 
equipment In local cur- 
rencies there was an improve- 
ment but, overall, the 
division slipped by £ 0.2 mil- 
lion to £ 6.8 million. 

However, the best perfor- 
mance came from the build- 
ing products division where 
pretax profits jumped from 
- £1.5 million to £4 J million in 
a market made more buoyant 
by the merger of two of IMF's 
competitors. Titanium also 
continued * td perform 
strongly, reflecting Rolls- 
Royce’s- current successes, 
and. is. expected to bring in 
strong second-half results. A 
50 per cent improvement in 
metals to £ 6.1 million was 
achieved despite problems in 
copper refining which suf- 
fered from lower metal prices 
and the sharp drop in the 
value of tin. 

Profits of £73 million for 
the full year would put the 


It is expanding rapidly in 
Europe and Brammer man- 
agement is confident of reap- 
ing returns from Italy. 
Denmark and Switzerland 
over the next year. 

The bearing service group, 
the traditional core of the 
company, also performed 
strongly as Brammer ex- 
panded its range into areas 
such as transmission prod- 
ucts. Alas. Brammer is brac- 
ing itself for a flatter second 
half as it runs into the 
slowdown which appears to 
be gripping British industry. 

There is liulc joy from the 
rest of the company. In 
precision engineering, profits 
fell by about £ 200.000 after a 
slow start, although a better 
second half should even 
things out over the year. 

But Brammer is less 
optimistic about its two other 
divisions, which just about 
broke even in the first half 
after making about £900,000 
in the same period last year. 
Master Pumps and Lion Oil 
supply the oil exploration 
industry which is down in the 
dumps for obvious reasons, 
while Unitel, a distributor of 
electronic components, op- 
erates in an industry where 
faces are almost as long 

Pretax profits for the whole 
year now look likely to be 
nearer £14 million than the 
£16 million which analysis 
had pencilled in earlier. 

That equates to earnings 
per share of around 2 1 p and a 
prospective p/e of 13. Not 
cheap to buy into, but any 
bidder who looks again might 
find the shareholders rather 
less loyal to their company 
-than last time. 


Bestobell tells 
bid rebels to 
sell off shares 


Bestobell is advising 
shareholders to sell in the 
market or accept the offer by 
Meggitt Holdings, a fellow 
engineering company. 

In a statement issued yes- 
terday. Besipbell said; “Al- 
though the board of Bestobell 
have considered Meggitt's of- 
fer not to be in the best 
interests of Besiobetl's 
shareholders, employees and 
customers, and accordingly 
have vigorously resisted it, 
they believe that, given the 
level of acceptances to date, it 
is no longer in the best 
interests of holders who have 
not accepted the offer to 
continue in a minority 
position. 

“The options available to 
such holders are either to sell 
their Bestobell shares in the 
market or to accept the 
Meggitt offer." 

Meggitt is offering 532p a 
share for Bestobell valuing 
the company at £86 million. 

It announced on Thursday 
that it had received accep- 
tances for 53.8 per cent of 
shares. 

The Meggitt offer is now 
unconditional. 


Rowntree issue 


Rowntree Mackintosh has 
received acceptances for 95.2 
per cent of the 42.57 million 
shares on offer in its rights 
issue. Shares not taken up 
were sold at a net premium of 
43.87p over the issue price. 


BASE 

LENDING 

RATES 


ABN.. 


Adam & Company-- 

Bca 


Citibank 
Consolidated _ 
Continental Trust 


J0.00% 

J 0 . 00 % 

JOjOOS 

..10.75% 


moos 

. 10 . 00 % 


Co-operative Bank 10.00% 

C. Hoars & Co...- 10.00% 

Hong Kong & Shanghai — 10.00% 

LLoyds Bank 10.00% 

Nat Westminster 10.00% 


Royal Bank of Scotland — 10.00% 

TSB 10.00% 

Citibank NA 10.00% 


t Mortgage Bate Rate. 


1986 INTERIM RESULTS HIGHLIGHTS 


Swire Pacific Limited 


Rewrite Swire Pacific Urn Reefs profit before extraordinary items f or the f irst half of 19BB was HKS613.1 million, compared with 
MKS840.4 million in the equivalent period in 1905: additionally, an extraoicRnary profit of HKS1.3822 million arose from the sale of 
shares on the flotation of Cathay Pacific Airways and the total profit attributable to shareholders was HK$i ,995.3 million. The timing of 
recognition of property development profits, which in 1906 will occur mainly In the second half-year, has had a significant effect on the 
interm results. The unaudited consolidated results for the six months ended 30th June 1906 were: 


Six months ended 
30th June 

1986 1985 

HKSM HKSM 


Year ended 
31st December 
1905- 
HKSM 


Turnover 

7,0505 

6,595.9 

13,6923- 

Operating profs 

B5SL2 

1,077.2 

1878.7 

Net finance fncomeffctwges) 

28 

(1796) 

(2152) . 

Net operating profit 

Shan ol profits lees fosse* of 

95BJD 

8976 

1,6635 

■updated companies 

SSLS 

31.2 

883 

Protil before taxation 

IJMTjB 

- 9286 

1,7523 

Taxation 

1938 

162.1 

215.4 

Profit after taxation 

82&0 

766.7 

13383 

Minority interests 

2123 

1203 

311.0 

IVmIU m — m — .-fl , , m-i 1 

mam dmoiv txuioiwis; nrara 

813.1 

64CM 

1 225.9 

f -M- ‘i — ir f 1 — - l »-n r Itente 

CAW19CH UR wy item AO 

1,3822 

— 

59.1 

Prost ■ttritxriabte to shareholders 

13903 

6404 

1285.0 

ntetHn-Hn 

231.8 

185.7 

5963 

Helnlwrl -iintfTl 

hlLNIWL prowl 

1J83L5 

454.7 

686.1 

Eamjngjjjer sharer 

47.9* 

51 AC 

97,4* 

*8* shares 

B£t 

103c 

193* 


during the first haif of 1 


interim dMdands The directors of Swire Pacific Limited have today declared interim dividends for 1966 of 18.0c per ‘A* share and 33* 
per ‘B‘ share. 


Dividends per Shane 
‘A 1 shares 
if shares 


1986 


1985 


Interim 

Interim 

Final 

Total 


14.7* 

323c 

473c 


23c 

63c 

9.4c 






The dividends per Share for 1965 haw been adjusted to reflect the capitafisaUon issue made during the six months ended 30th June 1906. 

■ rB tf ? ter 9l.g the dose of busmens on 26th September 1986: 


The interim dividends are payable on 3ist October 1986 to shs _ 

the share registers will be dosed from 15th September 1906 to 26tfi September 1986, both dates inclusive. 

The interim dividends will comprise minimum cash dividends oMDc per ‘A’ share and 02c per *B‘ share, which are being oak) tn order 
to ensure that the shares of the Company continue to be Authorised Investments for the purpose of the Trustee Ordinanceof Hona 
Kong, and an issue of additional shares by way of scrip dividends but shareholders wifi be given the option of recenrino cash in place of 
pert or bK of such scrip dividends. Full details of the scrip dtmfend procedures will be given in a circular which win accomDanv the 
complete Interim Report to be sent to -shareholders on 8th September 1986. 


P rospect * The results of the Swire Pacific Group for the Eecond half of 1966 are expected to show a stanfflemt increase over those of 
the equivaieflt period in 1965 and over the first half-year results, and the property division, in particular, should record orefits at 
subst antially higher levels. Strong performances are also expected from aviation, industries and tiacflng divisions, with stepping aid 
offshore sendees remaining depressed. v 


Prospects tor the Group as a whole for the fun-year are axceOeni; and I expect that the final dividends to be recommended will be a 
least double the interim dividends. 


Hong Kong. 29th August, 1986. 


HJIA.P. Miles 
Chairman 



limited 


The -Swire Group 

Swire House, Hong Kong. 








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THE TIMES WEDNESDAY SE PTEMBER 3 1986 


STOCK MARKET REPORT 


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«E5 a HLS fl ^ r ^ ran of 
t£* S, J u ? d * nB sessions. 

of > lead from Wan 
Street closed for Labour Day 
on Monday tended to dampen 

investment enthusiasm for 
leading shares but overall 
speculative situations at 
favourable trading statements 
provided a firm undertone. 

. F* ^0-share index 
closed down 2.7 at 1J20.0 
whue the broader FT-SE 100 
index finished the day at 
1.667.8, down 5.0. 

, Gilts were neglected again 
recording fells to one-quarter 
among conventional stock but 
index-linked issues found 
modest support. 

-- Leading industrials -shed- 
ding 2p to 8p included Thorn 
EMI at 494p, Grand Met 40 Ip 
and Allied-Lyons 353p. 
Conrtanlds resisted the trend 
at 279p up 7p helped by strong 
option activity. British 
Telecom fell 6p to 1 98p ahead 
of quarterly figures next week. 

. Banks succumbed to profit-, 
taking with NatWest'at 562p 
and Lloyds 462p both down 
fOp but there was a modest 
recovery after hours. 

Insurances improved ahead 
O.f interim statements today 
from Son Alliance at 727p np 
5p and Guardian Royal Ex- 
change 3p better at 877p. 
Analysts expea good recov- 
eries from both companies 
with around £30 million from 
Sun Alliance. and £50 million 
from Guardian.. 

Foods eased a few pence 
with Bernard Matthews down 
14p to 271p on the denial of 
bid approaches. Alexon at- 
tracted speculative interest at 
1 82p in generally firm textiles. 

Chemicals were wanted, 
helped by the strength of the . 
German mark. Croda Inter- 
national added 3p to 150p on 
the sale of its Masleriube - 


business. Laporte reporting 
later this month improved 5p 
to 388p. 

Oils lost ground but con- 
sortium bid rumours contin- 
ued to stimulate activity in IC 


at. 2&3p. Takeover rumours 
continued io excite Lookers at 
T97p up 12p and United 
Scientific similarly higher at 

160pi 

A 35 percent profit increase 


• Newage Transmlssiojts, whkh mnaafactnres and assembles 
gear boxes for dumper tracks, is coming to tire USM after the 
placing of 3.5 million shares at 75p, raining the company at £IL8 
million. Formerly one of Charterhouse's industrial wwipantor , 

ment last year for £3.6 million. Pretax profits this yeararen- 
pectBd to double to £13 m 31 i nn on sales of £10.4 pi1H8o i, i 
D ealings in the shares begin on September 15. 


Gas up .4p to 480p after 
touching 488p. 

Pearson Group advanced 
10p to 531p ahead of interim 
figures next Tuesday. A 33 per 
cent profit setback knocked 8p 
from Ropner A at l I3p. AGB 
Research hardened" 5p to 182p 
on talk of a bid from Barham 
3p lower at 167p. 

Borland gamed 8p to J60p 
on reports of a marketing 
agreement with Amstrad 2p 
easier at 148p. the new com- 
puter launch already dis- 
counted Exco shed 2p to 232p 
after profits a little below 
expectations. 

Bumper earnings boosted 
Clarke Hooper 5p to I73p, 
Wickes 3p U> 183p, Addey 
Panels 25p to 280p and Evans 
Halshaw 10p to 132p. 

In contrast a disappointing 
7 per cent improvement 
knocked lOp from Bnmncr 


lifted IMI 5p to I73p. AEput 
on 5p to 237p as Turner and 
Newell increased its holding 
to nearly 27 per cent 

Delta Group jumped 8pto 
194p in expectation of good 
profits next week while Hall 
Engineering shares were 
hoisted 12p to 186p still 
excited by the recent 
Regemcrest stake announce- 
ment. Portals reporting to- 
morrow unproved lOp to 
335p. 

APV which earlier this year 
fought off a bid from Sidbe 
climbed 20p to 583p ahead of 
next, week's interim results. 
Nationwide Leisure moved up 
Tp to 74p on reports that 
Rainbow Group of New Zea- 
land had acquired a 5 per cent 
bolding. Rainbow recently 
disclosed a similar holding in 
Bangkok. 

Newcomer Broad Street 


RECENT ISSUES 


EQUITIES 
Anglia Seca^^15p) 

BaNwcoT^W^ 

Borland (125p) 

Chelsea Man (12Sp) 
Coated Electrodes (84p) 
Co&ne mi Dpi 
.Evans HaHshaw (120p) 
Fletcher Dennys (70pJ 
GT Management (2l0p) - 
Guthrie Com (150p) 
Hamson (ISOp) 


Hifle Ergonom (32p) 
Hughes FoodfiOp) 


Lon i|td hw f330p) 

M6 Cash & C (100p) 
Marina Dev (11Dp) 
Mo^an^ (500p) 

Stanley Leisure (llOp) 
TV-AM (1 SOp) 

Tandy (nds pl2p) 
Thames TV (I90p) 
Tibbet & Britten (120p) 
Treas 2H%1/I 2016 =97 
Unilock (63p) 


24+1*1 
425 
81 
95 
450 
195+5 
121 +1 
164 +3 
145 
237+1 
150 
£42 +'a 


Group, placed at 43p following 
a reverse takeover of Standee, 
started life at 50p, advanced to 
58p and closed at 55p. Norsk 
Data, continued to respond to 
good profits on. Monday up 
another £1 to £22.75. Com- 
ment on Monday’s profit 
lifted Goodhead Print another 
6pu> 126p. 

Lord Holdings recovered 8p 
to 27ip in a firm building 
sector where Wilson 
(Connolly) mined' 7p to 268p 
in front of today's figures. 
Combined Leasing also report- 
ing put on 7pto I45p. 

* Canadian expansion plans 
supported Westwood Dawes 
at 72p up 5p. IPECO at 1 26p 
and P&W MacLeDan at 58p 
both rose 4p ahead of state- 
ments later this month. 

Tfcuhor Jnte shares were 
hoisted 8p to68pon theGauri 
Shanker stake. 

An optimistic profits fore- 
cast with the annual report 
helped GM Firth at 72 d up 
2 ftp. Scat Pins added 5p to 
313p after a 70 per cent 
expansion. Regalhn shares 
were wanted at 330p up 15p. 
Recent comment continued to 
support John Crowther at 
180p up 4p. 

Bass rallied 13pto763pand 
Dowty ritareswere a late firm 
spot at 232p up 6p. 

Irish Stocks recovered be- 
hind a lead of Jefferson 
Smnrfit at 239p up 9p. 


wmdsmoor (I06p) 
Yatvoirai (3»P) 

RIGHTS ISSUES 

AW Irish Bk N/P 
BBA Gp N/P 
Brawn' & Tawse N/P 
Ctlyvision F/P 
Forward Tech N/P 
Sedgwick N/P 
Sutciff. Speak N/P 
Television Sm F/P 
Top Value F/P 
(Issue price in brackets). 


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. TmelHontfiSWrflnB Open 

i Sep 86 - 9626 

. Dec 86 90.75 

. Mar 87 90.B1 

. Jun 87 90.71 

. Sep 87 80.47 

r Dao87 9021 

’ Previous Pay's (Ota) open Interest 14S33 

I Three Morth Eurodotor 

. Sep 06 94.33 

. Dec 86 94.39 

. Mar 87 9423 

• Jun 87 .94.14 

US Treasury Bond 

Sep 86 102-10 

Dec 88 101-18. 

Mar 87 _____ NT 


Sep 86 

Dec 86 

, Mar 87 _ 


Long Gil 

Sep 86 

Dec 86 

Mar 87 

Jun 87 

FT-SE 100 

Sep 86 

Dec 86 


First Deafinga 
Aug4 
Aug 18 


Open Htah . lam Ctoee EatVW 
9026 9026 9020 9021 384 

9025 9077 90.71 90.73 1246 

90.81 90.81 90.79 9a79 99 

90.71 90.71 9070 90.70 14 

90.47 9047 90.45 9045 78 

9021 9021 9021 9023 1 

terest 14933 

Previous day’s total open imprest 2 2488 
94.33 9424 9428 8423 515 - 

94.39 9439 9433 9438 3845' 

9433 9433 9427 9430 305 ' 

.94.14 94,15 9408 94.12 217 

Previous day's towl open Merest 5488 
102-10 102-10 101-17 . 101.-30. 448 . 

101-18. 10140 10031 101-10 ■ 3098 

NT — 100-13. 0 

Previous day's total open intorek 1273 
101-33 101-33 10KB 101-36 . 5 - 

101-37 . 101-40 101-32 101-38 IB . 

• NT — . — 101-38 : 0 

PfBvkxis day's total opan Merest 18874 

121- 28 121-28 121-13 121-18 . M4 

122- 00 12807 121-13 121-20 8184 

NT — — 121-20 0 

NT — — 121-20 0 | 

Previous day's total openMarM 2388 

170.7 mjy ira.t . Jtlo -jm. 

1743 1743 1723 17425 131 j 


FOREIGN EXCHANGES 


STERLING SPOT AND FORWARD RATES 


NYork T25&-tM2S 
Montreal 23630-23711 
Anu'dam34073a417B 
Brussels 62328230 
Cphgan 1 1.4378-1 1.4564 
DSii 13983-1-1040 
Frankfurt 331 58-33293 
Lhtjon 215.16-217.16 
Madrid 19848-19932 
Milan 2063.70209039 
Osto 103429-103714 
Parts' 9394883281 
SfkMm 103309-102535 
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Aug 15 
Sep 5 
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Last Dactoattan FPr SsWswan l 

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Nov 20 DflCl 

Dec 4 . Dec 15 _ ■ 


Seo8 Sep 9 Dec 4 uecis 

Sill options were taken out ok 2/9/86 Amstrad, Abaco. Audio FM_ Hains. Reaian. 
AworaTParkdalft Broad SL Corww. SIC. ChartwhaB. S8U Stores. Th onwon T Line, 
• BootSv Westland Wls. European Fwrias, BSG. BOT, CorradktetBd Murchison, Mu 
. ffiF^B^CataOToffshora.ShW 
. Put * Cat Premier. 


Argentina austraP . 
Australia dolar — 
Bahrain dnar_ — 
Brazil cruado’— 

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Greece drachma — 
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Mexico peso 

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Austrian 
steel anger 
at ‘British 
solution 9 

From Richard Bassett, 

■ Vienna 

Amid accusations from 
Opposition potititians that it 
was adopting a “cruel British 
solntioo," the Austrian gov- 
ernment yesterday announced 
its plans to reform the 
country's ailing nationalized 
steel company, Voest Alpine. 

The flagship of Andrian 
industry, Voest Alpine ran 
into troohle six months ago 
when it was discovered that 
millions of pounds had beat 
lost by its managing board's 
iU-ad vised speculation in Mid- 
dle East oiL The board re- 
signed or masse as the full 
extent of the losses became 
known. 

The then Austrian Chan- 
cellor, Dr Fred Smowatz, 
promised far-reaching re- 
forms, but his resignation after 
Dr Knit Waldheim's victory in 
presidential elections was fol- 
lowed by the appointment of 
Heir Franz Vranitsky as fi- 
nance minister. Herr 
Vranitsky, who is a banker 
rather than a career pofitidan, 
maawt to take more realistic 
but unpopular measures over 
the next few weeks. 

In particular, he plans to 
shed 9,000 jobs from the 
Styrian steel plants of Voest 
Alpine and inject more 
management expertise into the 
beleagnred firm. This has 
shocked many Austrians for 
whom the term compulsory 
redundancy is something they 
have never associated with 
their coimtry- 

Herr Vranitsky yesterday 
defended his plans and denied 
that they were nnfeefingor a 
“national tragedy." There 
would be a tremendous Ipfec- 
tion of capital into Voest over 
the next Jew years, be said. By 
the 1990s, it would be back on 
its feet 

CRAhitby 
Aus$183m 
currency loss 

CRA, the Australian mining 
company, wrote off Ans$l83.4 
million (£745 minion) in cur- 
rency exchange losses in the 
first half of this year, the 
company said yesterday, 
annonnciiig interim results far 
the six mouths to June 30. 

It reported a net profit of 
Aos$60.28 million before 
allowing for the exchange loss, 
compared with Ans$51.42 mil- 
lion a year earlier. This was 
despite a stighHall in turnover 
to Aus$232 billion from 
AS2J8 bilBon. 

The profit was transformed 
into an. overall loss of 
A ns$12S 56 million after 
extraordinary hems. The in- 
terim dividend is cat from 5 
cents to 3 cents. 


BUSINESS AND FINANCE 


[comment"! 


VW mega-rights tests 
privatization pothole 


Volkswagen has tested the strength of 
the West German stock market and 
found it firm. Its shares rose before the 
announcement of the terms of its 
record-breaking rights issue and rose 
again in post-bourse trading once the 
terms were known. VW dearly needed 
more capital but it was lucky to get 
away with so much. Two factors could 
have damaged the issue. 

One was its sheer size, outstripping 
the previous largest capital raising in 
Germany. The German market has 
had to absorb a great deal of new 
paper this year. Indigestion set in 
during the first quarter when a 
number of bank rights issues proved 
too much and the market's rise 
faltered. Since then, however, con- 
fidence has returned with a ven- 
geance. The Commerzbank index 
moved ahead by 265 points during 
August, almost to April's record high. 
The appetite was restored. 

This is symptomatic of the market's 
growing strength over the past decade, 
establishing it as the world's fourth 
largest after the UK. Since the trough 
of 1 972, share prices have risen more 
than 230 per cent, compared with a 
130 per cent rise in London, capitaliz- 
ing the German market at about half 
the size of London. Large issues like 
VWs are typicaL Less than 500 stocks 
are listed , compared with more than 
2,000 in London. 

The other potential threat to the 
VW issue was the overhanging prom- 
ise of privatization which will release 
the 40 per cent shareholding, split 


equally between the Federal govern- 
ment and the Stale of Lower Saxony, 
on to the market next year. The flood 
of paper that will cause has not 
damped enthusiasm for VW shares in 
Germany, but it is causing caution 
among British investors. So. too. is 
the style of the issue. Non-voting 
preference shares in a rights issue are 
rare in London, to say the least. The 
reason is simply that investors do not 
like them and evidently value their 
voting rights more highly than the 
Germans. 

The most bizarre aspect is that non- 
voting shares were chosen because 
they would not dilute the voting 
power of the majority shareholders. 
The state and federal governments are 
not exercising their rights, or will at 
least be placing their shares later. But 
their control of the company is 
undiminished — a strange way for 
authorities bent on privatisation to 
behave. The aim of the issue was to 
raise money, not to put the company 
into the hands of private investors. 

It confirms the impression that 
privatization has only a lukewarm 
following in Bonn. Left to themselves, 
the Free Democrats would probably 
pursue privatization with a will. But 
the three-party coalition government 
of which they are part has no such 
enthusiasm. No formal programme of 
asset sales has ever been announced in 
Germany and the VW issue should 
stand as a warning to the markets that 
the government's attitude to it is at 
best equivocal. 


5^ Tin war beyond words 


The Government is keeping its cards 
close to its chest in the race of a flurry 
of accusations and warnings from the 
group of 1 1 metal brokers threatening 
to sue it for the losses they sustained 
from the tin debacle. 

These losses are likely to be in the 
region of £160 million, although they 
could still soar to £400 million, plus 
interest and costs, if the legal chal- 
lenge to the London Meta] Exchange's 
ring out deal is successful. This fixed a 
tin price of £6,250 a ton for the 
outstanding contracts — for above the 
current trading .level of less than 
£4,000. 

The 1 1 brokers, who formed Tinco 
Realisations are petitioning to wind 
up the International Tin Council as a 
first step -towards fixing liablility on 
one, some, or all of the 22 member 
countries who were signatories to the 
ill-fated . sixth International Tin 
Agreement 

Tinco has been advised by some of 
the most eminent banisters in the 
land that the member countries are 
jointly and severally liable for the 
ITCs debts. This could be a useful 
weapon since, if correct, it means that 


any member can be sued for the debts 
of all. 

That member or group would then 
have the unenviable task of trying to 
recover from all the other member 
countries their share of the liability. 

This argument could, however, 
dampen the possibility of a negotiated 
settlement with individual countries. 
The British Government, for exam- 
ple, is liable on the basis of its 
contribution to the ITC for only 4 per 
cent of the total debts and at the time 
of the rescue plan for the market it was 
prepared to pay its share. 

The failure of the rescue plan 
coupled with the actual and threat- 
ened legal action against the Govern- 
ment have obliged it to deny liability 
without giving reasons, because, for 
tactical reasons, it does not want to 
reveal its hand. If Tinco goes ahead 
with the winding up petition then 
Britain will discuss tactics with the 21 
other member countries. 

For Tinco the time for talking must 
be over. Its high profile and ex- 
cellently-presented campaign has 
foiled to produce the settlement it was 
aimed at- Let battle commence. 


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653 703c -15 523 
772 834 +44 4.73 

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104.7 11200 +15 .. 
686 831 -05 123 

855 622 +04 022 


BIKMWUtTER MANAGEMENT 

The i&ock exchange London EC2P 2JT 


General Hie (4) 2154 2288 

Do Mam (4) 3445 3622 

Income Furp m 1020 1075 

DO Accwn c$ 1796 1305 

h* me 12) 1309 136.7* 

Do Acorn a mz isi5 

SmWer Inc [51 Ell 48 1218 

Oo Acam 19 0221 1256 

CS FUND MANAGERS 
126. Mgn Hafeom. London WC1V 8P1 
01-2*21148 

CS Jepm Fund 90S 1092 + 

CANNON RJHD MANAGERS 

I. Oj^c wn». «M*r. HAS ONB 


For East 
Norm Anwrean 
Octal 
Ewopaon 
Japan 


2828 300.8 +35 257 

3295 3605 +34 X74 

219 7 2332 +05 029 

1534 19X2 -0.7 056 

494 526* -02 150 

532 5S5* -0.1 1.00 
804 6425 +02 050 


CAPCL f I4 ML9 I M A MAG Et MtY 
PO Bon SST Bow* Marks London ECS 7 JO 
01-621 0011 

Capaal 3785 4012 +32 1.77 

meow 2869 3045 +2-1 590 

North American 2935 314.0 -15 086 

CATBI ALLEN 

1. Krnp WNam St. EC*N 7AU 
01-623 6314 

G» Trust 102.1 1092* +021099 

CENTRAL BOARD OF FWANC8 OR 
CHURCH OF ENGLAND 

2. Fora Snuri. London EC2Y 5*0 
01-688 1819 

ln» Fund 3975 . . 4.47 


Street London -EC2V SIX' 


S & C Special 9a 51 4 945 


FBjrjpnBam. Bndot BS2 ON 
0800 373333 

Amec Growth 23 4 245 

Gaiety W*i bam 425 455D 
European Growth 30.1 32.1 

Garwal Equty 394 415* 
G4I 8 Hand n QOl 301 317* 

Gtr & fined me 234 207* 

moan Sacuwai 265 205 

Japan Grow 314 372 

COUNT* UT MANAGERS LTD 

r*£7^ WBBWBEU 

Energy Trow 47.1 50 ID 

Eab> bam 1653 1755* 
FbiancW « 179.7# 

CM Strategy 565 562 

Growth Immanent 288 1 3084 
income & Qrowtn me o<e 
Jepenea* Grown 2012 2145# 
NBi Amar Grown 1035 1105 
ml Recovery lias 121.1 
Smaaer Co s 2135 2265# 
Oonal Inc T« 59.1 MLBc 

SpaoN Srts Acc 2932 3012 

CROWN UNTT TRUST SBIVICES 
Crown House. Motang GU21 1XW 
04883 5033 

HOi mean* Trust 24X8 2027 
Grown TUI# 225.6 34(2# 
American Trust 1314 1404 


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-0.1 450 
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+05 653 
+1.0 243 
.. 153 
+40 248 
+0.4 452 
+X5 054- 
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+05 150 
+10 155 
-OS 611 
+15 177 


Baguio. Suray RH2 BBL 
07372 4242« 

UK borne 502 535 

UK Grown Amen 503 kus 

Da Da ©1-3 518 

European Growth 555 505 

PaoJc Grown 564 BOO 


EHMUNnr TRUST NW 
4. WMb Crescent. 
031-226 3*92 
amancsn Fund 
Capital Fund 
Grown & bic Fund 
ttgh Dm Fa* 
m»na6onal Find 
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8n* Jap Co s Fnd 
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7*5 801 
97 4 1042 
1295 1385# 
1095 117.4 
2016 2195 
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364 369 
1091 1960# 
150.4 1953 
117.0 1205 
2885 2985# 
2083 2161 
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-0.1 112 
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Ban Road. Owe** 
0242 521311 
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Oo Accun 
UK Grown Aoaan 
UK hbgh me he 
N American Acoan 
Far Eessarn Acoan 
Eradpaan Acoan 
UK GA4 FI me 
Do Aecum 


715 797 
721 785 
858 515 
668 712 
87 8 713# 
1085 1M5 
86.4 91.1# 
947 504 
583 801 


EMXAANCE FUFD MANAGEMENT LTD 
Adrmn Centro. Hexagon Home. 28. W emm 
Road. Romtord RMi 3LB 
0708-66988 


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061-238 6886 
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755 605 +07 3.13 

77.7 4X7 +04 4X 

534 667 +0 1 637 

G32 674# *07 158 
765 60.7c +0.6 136 
81.1 665c -02 1.84 
04 6 801 +2-1 054 

522 564 +04 102 


EQUITY t LAW 

St^Oeonpa Me Cerperaaon SL C o ventry CV1 
0203 553231 

UK Growti Ana 1517 1814 +04 328 


DO bom 1324 1415 +14 328 

Higher me Accun 2S34 2G95 +45 451 

„Pp bom 1034 2185 +35 *51 

GJKJPsaa An»m 1018 HJ7.7c .. 255 
Do beans 872 81.7c .. 249 

MiAewrTMAceum 1350 1430 -04 024 

Fer East Ts Acoan 1047 1792 *15 059 

Evo Tat Acam TtU TfUSc +75 154 

General Trim 9455 2805 +42 X05 

F M C UNTT MANAGEMENT 

1. Laursnca Poutrwy IB. London &CA 08A 

01-823 4680 

US analer CPs 71* TTA -09 027 

Cap® Frnfl 109.0 1185 +0* 048 

mam Fund 81 7 07 * +05 451 

Fir Eastern Fund 712 837 +05 032 

Overtost warn# 73.1 7H2 -05 1*8 

Food mwaat saa 634 ..950 

Natural Rea Fund 40 5 434 +02 +00 

Earap«n Income 8*5 902 +01 £9! 

FS INVESTMENT MANAOStS 

190. Wot Georoe 38. Gbsgoar 02 2PA 

044-3323132 

Betsnced Gtn nc *63 482 +13 150 

DO ACSMI - 401 495 +14 . 

bam Gn Me 413 435 +07 551 

Oo Aecum. ■ 4X1 *50 +0.7 . . 

Seneca go's Inc . «95 5X0 +15 150 

Dd Acoan 504 SS5 +15 .. 

FOEUTY MVESTMENT SERVB8S LTD 
Brer w*. Tontedgi. TW id* 

0732 381144 

Ammcan . 1069 11X3 -12 057 

Amar EcyJty Income 3XB 382 -03 451 

spicil E3W 504 5*0 -02 158 

Far Eaethc 384 37.7 +®i 370 

GflS « Ftaad M 314 325 -a I 856 

Grown fi Ham 9X8 1067 +15 45B 

Japwi Special Sto *55 405 +07 .. 

Japan TIM 1495 1665 +11 . . 

Meusd tat TW 147.1 1685 -02 OOl 

MwbroDne Eorty BIO 87.1 c +os 517 
Protassonal Si 342 364# +03 226 
Soon EM AM TO 315 3X9 . . 047 

Special Ste 1655 1775s +1.1 050 




ECSA 6AM 

Anwrian Exerapl £36*2 3615 
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Am Properly Tat 810799 5 ■ 

Propeny TYlOt £20325 


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01-828 9181 
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th> Aecum 


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Dp ACtian 
Erma Hie Tat Inc 
Do Acoan 
mam Tnat 
Do Acoan 
M Grown Fa Inc 
Oo Acoan 
Japan 6 Gao tac 
□0 Acoan 
Maankr tacome Fd 
Reawery 
Dp Aocwn 
Eumpex tac 
Do Aaotai 


2208 2415# 
2314 2462# 
2165 2308 
225 5 2392 
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2SX6 2895 
878 934 
1175 12*4 
1615 1720# 
7735 1885# 
1172 1245 
12X2 1310 
1844 1748 
1825 1942 
91.6 974 
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1385 1404# 
1485 1882# 
842 802 
8*2 682 


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0308 88S05S 


FP Eqmy DW 
Dp Acoan 
FP Ftaad be Dot 
OO Acoan 
Stawerdsrap Dm 
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2105 2108 
33X7 3805 
11X1 1224 
131.1 1334 
1755 1883 
WTJ 1924 


HMDS 81 COURT 

PuMc Thanae Ktagaway WC2 

01-4QS 4300 


Grass tac 

Hgn YWd 


3495 3815 
1402 1495 
21X1 2202# 


GTUNTT MANAGERS 
Bn Floor. 0 DMSM So. 
01-283 2979 OaMtag Oi-ffll 
UK Cn Pnd tac 982 

Do Aeon 1425 

bom Fund 802 

Reman Eamm 1823 

W en n o un# 1753 

IB & General' 505 

Tech 4 Growth 636 

Japan 6 Garni 27X1 

Fer Gael 8 Gen >8 87 

Eurapeoi Fimd 271.6 : 

Germany Fund 745 


+10 250 
•15 250 
+04 600 
+415 150 
+15 090 
.. OJO 
.. 120 
+08 0TO 
+35 040 
+17 050 
+05 050 


GMRMOREnMD HAMMERS 
1 Si Mary am. London EC3A B8P 
01-823 1212 DeMtag 01-823 57G6 Oeelng Ot-823 
5808 

American Trust 901 90S -02 050 

Aumlan Trait . 182 ISA +01 035 

Brtani Tit Acoan 800 842# +12 158 

Dp OM 920 9X7# +07 158 

CdnanodBy Share 585 804 +05 140 

Baopean Thor 655 se a +05 030 

Extra ham Dm 4ft i 525 +ai xos 

Fa EMan Truer >863 1672 -2.1 0.00 

Fwed bm Field 283 282 .. 958 

G* Trust 275 ®a ..822 

GHMtaJ Hmd Acam 1820 1837 +09 019 

Dp DtU 17X5 1846 +05 CLlf 

Gdd Shoe Tnat 126 109 -02 253 

Hadgad Anancan 316 341 -02 010 

Kgh ta co m e Trua i4ij 151 5# +03 X71 
Hong Kong Tram 202 301 -05 1.10 

tarn Fund 7X7 81.1# +05 019 

roswanee Agenda 6*7.78 9158 +0B3 208 

Japan Hus 16X4 17X9 +25 000 

Managed Eaampl 279.7 2914 +26 225 

04 4 Energy Tnat 335 362 ..US 

Spa# SBs That 832 9S5e ■« 078 

UKSrrarCsRecTm 71.7 788 +03 142 

QOVCTT (JOHN) DMT aUNAOEMBTr 
WnctwaMr Hex 77. London WML London BC2N 
IDA 

01 -AM 9830 

tad Grown 824 801 +06 167 

American Grown £95 705 +04 088 

Ameneoi Inc 71J? 7S5# -05 X28 

European Grown 2385 2545 +46 023 

Gr*d 4 Mnoati 375 40 1 +05 157 

Jam Grown ieio 172.1 -at . . 


1104-124.1# +02 854 


01-888 9903 
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204.1 217 a +08 155 

2845 2946# +14 251 

1411 1512 -05 129 

2485 2627 +58 0.12 

3820 2705 +01 143 

3181 23X1 +14 169 

2605 2772 +12 163 


EH onar Omg TO 


PO Bor 440 32 Si Uvy-o-HK. London EOT 


HMi bmpem 6«7 HA +02 664 

N Tuner Tram 1094 112 2 -1 0 003 
Recowry 20*5 2100 +1.4 139 

CM Trua 381 *05# .. 099 

St VMM me 045 875# +04 X43 

St Mon US on 766 786# -06 079 

Teopia Bar Sm Co s 1796 IBS I +403 X» 
Tampu Bar USM 3695 3944 . 180 


Am Smaaer Cos 
Do Acoan 

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Fir East Acc M6 1016# +25 010 
taUnCtaACC 805 84.1 -02 110 

European Acc 686 603 +03 0.90 

Wprtowde Acc 525 665# +0* 1 *0 

NORWICH UT MANAGERS 
P0 B an. N onwcn Nfll 3NG 
0603 

Group dm C1248 13.12 +054 MB 

am Trust 1340 ui.i -0.7 1 J* 

O PP Od I OMP1 TffiHT MAIlA OtMO f T 
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deoMigt 01-236 38B9W778/9UO 
taMrnabow Grown 1401 1984 +10 1^ 

hcoma 6 Groan 8U 860 +08 108 

WaridwTO Rk 870 936 +07 1 * 

Mnencen Grown 325 3S.lt -02 000 

J«an Grown 620 . 865 -0.7 000 

European Grown 725 700# +06 007 

UX Grown 99.1 S95 +00 118 

Pacific Grown S96 994 +16 156 

High tacome 345 306 . . 767 

Praam Incarae 656 594 +00 H* 

Ob Aueua Wfl 1074 +00 2» 

ItyUKL TRUST 

252. MWl Moffmm. WCTV 7EB 
0T-40S8441 

Grown Field tac 335 995 +07 204 

Do apobb 1400 1*09 +1.1 104 

taconw Fuad 1245 132.1 *10 358 

me Eaaiy tac 1380 1408c +10 152 

DO Asian 1380 1485c +10 152 

lint Tiun Inc T314 1396 +15 175 

Do Aaun ZZ74 242.1 *14 175 


+05 116 
+14 148 
.. 707 
+08 114 
+05 2M 


9XZ 995 +07 204 

1400 14X9 +1-1 104 

1345 13X1 *10 358 

1380 1408c *15 152 
1300 1408c +10 152 

T314 1396 +15 ITS 

ZZ7£ 2411 *16 2-76 


PERPETUAL UMT TRUST 

40 Hat Sntt Haney On Thanee 
0481 576888 


wortd ww Be e 
Amor Grown 


Z70I 2904 401 073 

1945 2007- +25 455 
13XB 18X1 +08 104 

701 755 . -04 041 

8X9 88.1 +10 068 

775 836 +14 084 

6X1 67.7 +03 141 


FHOUFK UMmtUSTS 


Can A an 
Fa caftan 
Nam American 


1193 1208 +13 084 

815 GOfia +05 4.18 
803 1054# +05 353 

1886 1895 +45 «.» 

13X3 14X3 -0.6 0 .81 

70S 7tOm +00 169 
1113 1204 .. 000 

802 98.0 +05 461 


FRUDENTIAL UWTTRUBT MAHAGBtS 
SI-89. MdRt HO Btard Essex. K31 2DL 
01-478 3377 


HOL8AMUn.UNmRU&TMANAGB<S 
NLA Tower. Addbcomoe Road. Croydon 
01-686 43SS 81-828 8011 
Brutal Trail Unto 5640 H04 . . 307 

Ctad TIM 1MB 1040 110LM *06 554 

rvfer Traxt Unaa 1910 204.1 -OB 250 

European That 1425 1515 +10 OH 

Fa tM Trust 1310 IMS +30 159 

Ftaancuu Oust 3715 385,1 +01 201 

(SB Find bn tac 209 SOT# .. 056 

Dd Grown 440 408 . . 70S 

Mgh Vtad Traci 644 666 -06 s.14 

Kainia Tnwt 8X5 035 +4L7 4J« 

t WHM IOn a l 126.7 1345 -05 I.7C 

Japan Tact) Tst 385 390 -06 052 

Natural FtaHURBB 3X7 0*5 +01 240 

Security Riot 18B6 20l6c +X4 264 

Saweer Coe 900 080 ♦« US 

Spent Stts 946 10X7# -1.1 243 


32. Quean MM QM London 8W71M SAB 
01-222 1000 

m Brtt * Ota 1380 M75 +01 1 : 

0 Inc Plus 57.1 +03 01 

ISi Capita Grown 355 HL4 +0.7 ZJ 

bwoxtmaU Tit Fnd 708 7S5 +05 X 

KLEtaWORTB CHO OH 
20 Fenduch SL London BC3 
01-821 8000 

Amur Crown Inc 850 68.1# -05 1J 

00 Acoan 667 70.7 -05 . 

Funi m* T# tac wn 223c . . 1 J 

Do Aoaae 284 280# .. . 


HotaDm Buwy 
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HObam mgh tac 
Hatban tad 


4110 4370 +46 X1S 

1047- 1113 +07 004 

53.5 56.9a -0.1 056 

685 71.0c +06 601 

m» 1063a +06 080 
1063 11XM +2-5 0.05 
7X1 005 -04 084 

880 704 +07 202 


ss-m Sonang Ha. Mtxtaana. (tea ME14 1XX 


QUOTEH M AH A Gn w rw r COMAMY 
31 -is Granam SL London EC2V 7LH 
01-800 4177 

Quadrant GenoN 4422 4706 X78 

Ctaamn tacone 241.8 237.1 .. 5.12 

Quadrant tad Fa 4083 4300 +07 1.03 

Quamn Recovery 2825 2795 .. 248 


ULA AmerlCM 

MLA General 

MU tacamaboa 
MAOkIM 
MU tacome 
MLA European 


290 284 
3*0 380 
575 805 
239 233* 
410 *43* 
3X8 347* 


-02 08* 
+03 208 
+07 057 
+0.11007 
+05 307 
+00 072 


MANULIFE MANAGEMENT 
BH3aungaeWay. taeranagi 

Drawn Una 75.1 

OM A food Ml 11X9 


751 7S0* 

1136 1175 . 


1 bam Until 1155 1223 
1 YUM GH Unt 97.5 580 


ml Grown Una 
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Far Earn Una 
tetaa Gas Fund 


141.1 1*90 
7X2 775* 
ssii mi 
680 7X1 


BSwdmum, London l 

01-280 5*58 

NC America tac 2857 

Do Aecum 3116 

NC Energy Res 1303 

NC taconw 895 

MC Japan i860 

NC Smtaer CDs 140.4 

NC Sita Eurap Gol 19X4 
MC&jrnpim £1290 

NC Anar Prop 81137 
NC Properly 1663 


3945# -1.7 152 
2314* -20 152 

1385 *10 £47 

950 +07 408 

2080 +4.4 001 

1403# +05 203 
20*0 +10 040 

1340 .. 832 


ROWAN UNT TRUST 

33 King imam Strata. Loudon EC4H 9A8 


Hta Ytad top 
Do Acoan 




8X2 68.1# 
887 707 
2D 8 223c 
284 280* 
1270 138.1 
Do Acoan 2125 2207 

bit Recovery tac 1053 HXi 

Da Acaen 1105 1180 

Japan Grown lie 1010 1110 
Do Aecum 1050 1125 

Smtaer Co a tac 1BXS 1723 

Da Acoan 2125 2230 

UK Eq Grown Inc 290 310* 
Do Aecum 402 61.1 

WoridMdn Tach tac 970 308# 
Do Acoan 37.7 402# 


MBMCAP UNIT TRUST 

Unicom Hta. 2SX Romkad RBLE7 

01-23* 5544 

Mancap 1309 1470 

MERCURY FUND MANAGGM LID 
3X KtagWBam St EC4H SAS 
01-2802B90 

Amr Grown 863 1024 

Do Acoan 1000 10&9 


Hgh Ytad (6) 
Moflnp) 
Rate boreal 
ratal imaraat 
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2883 20X9 
6870 7020* 
1760 1783 
*213 4293 
1720 17X0 
124.0 1230 
2420 2463 


.. 100 
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+03 240 
+031227 
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Do Aocwn 
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Do Acoan 
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Japan 
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Recovery 
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983 1024 
1000 10U 
5X1 584 
63 4 589 
1384 149.1* 
1*1.1 1501# 
2410 2970* 
8870 4225* 
89.1 899 

1005 1015 
836 880# 
933 980# 
2650 28X1 
3209 3409 
1994 21X1 
2040 2170 
2007 2136 
21*3 2270 
2350 2424# 
3840 37S4# 


•00 104 
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406 438 
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+X4 2 BO 
+36 200 
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ROYAL UR5 FU»MANAOB404r 
Maw Hta Piece. .Uverpooi 138 3HS 
851-227 4422 

Equity Thai . 634 674 

MM 745 790# 

O# Truer 260 28 2 

US TraM 320 3S0c 

PK4IC Baste TM 440 480 

20 CMai SL London BCE 
01-920 8311 

En*y DM 1184 1280 

Do Aocwn 1865 177.0 


En*y DM 1184 1280 

bo Aocwn 1865 177.0 

High Incana Trust 917 970 

do Aocwn mai 1150 

us am* 5&2 exo 

Do Aecum 58.4 5 0 


MDUM1«AMK GROUP UMT TRUST 

EKMMEB 

Octaiwood HMSherSL HeaLShalBaid EH 3RD 
0742 789842 

Capua tacome 770 820 +03 258 

DO Aecum 1060 112 0 +03 250 


ROYAL LONDON W^TTOSTMAMflOW 
Royal London House. Coktastar 001 IRA 
0206 678115 


Capita tacome 77 B nu 

DO Aecum 9065 1120 

CtannotHy 8 Gan 111.1 1186 

DO Acoan 1566 167.0 




Em hi^i bra 

Do Acoan 

Oil A Food Inc 
Do »COan 
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taconw 
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japan 6 pbcOc 
D o Acoan 
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Do Accun 
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Do Accun 
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Do Amro 


+03 238 
+03 230 
+09 300 
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+0.1 764 
+02 764 
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Amaram Oo*# .toa _£.*• -16 OIS 

Cnaw Acoan 184.1 1959 +10 X1 1 

Gb Income 50* 8B4 .. W| 

Ngn Income 813 806# +05 4® 

bicane A Grown i®5 ijjua +07 4.15 

Japan Growth 864 10X8 +X9 004 

spodal sa MB7 1157c -08 153 

SAVE A PNOSRER 

2& WMcm Rd. Rorntad RM 1 3LB ' 

68-73. Ckwoi St Edtaburafi EH 2 *NX 
(Romkatn 070808988 Or (& 8 n) 031-226 7391 



500 8X1 +0.1 764 

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54.4 886 * . . 902 

900 940# +0.1 902 
1550 1601 +03 541 

2846 2822 +06 941 

1686 1806# +10 369 
2806 2BB6# +26 369 
3027 3226# +60 008 
3175 3387# +03 009 
1146 12X2 -04 123 

1373 1464 -03 103 

1284 1359 +00 103 

1640 1842 +1.1 103 

11*4 12X0# +08 209 
12X1 1302# +80 £08 


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01-623 S77B/0711 

in Em arv tac . 2*0 253* -00 s.itf 

Do Ace 240 297 -00 01* 

Ban Tat tac jas 305 +03 100 

Dp MC 283 303 +03 100 

(&MM 290 310 -03 100 

Do ACC ' 280 31.1 -03 100 

llSS^S BOM 1230 1204 ■ 400 

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20 9 AndnaM SL EdanoOh 
tBt-938 9101 

bef taconw Unis ISIS flU 

Da Aecum 2256 2400 4 03 

SBWlBHWl Ha WPIg 

091 221 2211 

UK Ernaty 1880 201.1 +17 175 

imortain 1510 18X2 -00 ' ^ 

rfej-itf 1B3.1 206.6 +2.7 0.05 

gSSen 2§1 M7 +10 034 

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MANAOS0 

KB. vtneam SL Glesgaw G2 5ta 
041-248 6110 

UK Etytav 1744 1856 +24 XSB 

OR&nwd 1100 1296 +0-3 806 

UK Srr* CO'» Eq 1M0 ^.7 + 5 2 JI 

fii coeen 21*4 228.1 +10 ° 

Ntaeron 1156 12X9 -06 109 

pwSfie 184.7 1966 +40 867 


SCOTTISH UNO 1 HOST 

29. CtwnotM 9a EdtabiajFi 
081-228 4372 
PacAc 700 

Wtabi Growth 303 

N American 343 

inoame Rn) 456 

Ewcpeen *80 

N Amm tac 284 

UK GrawBl 310 

Exua tac 3X1 


+16 800 
+06 107 
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+05 0.80 
-00 266 
+06 103 
-8.1 905 


SCOTTISH VWX3WS _ 

PO Bn 90X Eamtiurgh EM IS SKI 
031-4B3 60D0 
PM Eq lnc M80 

Do Acoan 2746 29X1 


38 Oty Rd, London 
01-838 6011 
Am* Tech A Gan 
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Sec I nco me Fnd 

Special sanaam 

kiHGrowdi 
Aaawen nm 
SmaB Co'S 
Japan Tata A Gar 
lanraDonfll tacome 
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UK Ganenl 
Euro Growih 
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10X8 1098# 
1989 2120 
1745 18X7 
2030 22X8 
340 370 
7X6 77.4 
406 4X1# 
1180 124.1 
S64 600* 
64X3 5815 
361 380 
370 33.6 
454 406# 


-10 004 
+ 2.9 aoo 
+20 4.18 
+23 149 
.. 018 
-06 031 
+0.1 1.67 

+16 aoo 

-07 963 
.. £29 
+05 161 
-10 032 
-00 400 


STANDARD UR: 

3. Gooroe SL EdntMrgh EH2 2XZ 


031 2292592 

taconw Una 200 270 

Do Accwn Una 286 386 

STEWART. IVORY UMT TRUST 


45, OnritSW Sq. I 
031-226 3ZT1 
AmaKan MW 
Do Acoan 
Do w n erawW 
Ausvoan Find 
Oo Accwn 
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Oo Aeon 
Ewopaan Fund 
Do Acam 
Jaaai Ftetd 
Do Acoan 
Satan PPP 

SON ALLIANCE 
Swi ANanea Haa. 
0403 96283 


2202 2430 
2582 2730 
1801 1706 
1016 1085 
1035 1102 - 
601 . B 841.1 • 
BOM KUSO 
31 X 3 3370 
3310 3540 
3496 37 X 5 
8910 3744 
1886 1730 


Equity That -Acc 4016 427.1 +40 : 

N Am That Acc 010 860 -03 

Fa EM Thar Acc 907 904 .+10 1 
Wortdwtaa-Bond 980 5X1 +82 1 

T3BUMT TRUSTS LTD 

Kaane Mourn. A n dov ar . Kants. 8P10 IPS 

0284 58789 Dadta gs. MB* 63*32/3/4 


American#*: 

Do Accun 
Exn tacome tac 
Do Acoan 
Ganani unit tac 
Oo Acoan 
Cm & fixed tac 
Do Accun 
tacome 
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Pactac tac 
Do Accun 
tad tac 
Do Acoan 
Selected Opipo tac 
Do Accun 
Natural Haa 
Do Accent . 


11X1 125.7# -0.7 122 
124.1 13X1# -87 10? 
1150 1234# +87 652 
1386 147.7# +87 552 
1820 17X4# +Z0 X7B 
2804 28X8# +34 X7> 
502 525# .. 859 

686 B95# .. 088 

2204 2345 +X1 454 


34X7 3857 
1711 1842 
1707 1882 
3390 3817 
4195 4*07 


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♦XI 454 
+11 0.17 
+12 0.17 
+13 US 
+4.1 1.12 


687 809c +08 167 
716 783c +06 167 
4X8 4X8 +00 X51 

470 501 +00 261 


TAHQETY1H 

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1ST 


CWMw u i B Rd. AytaTOwy Bodra 


75.4 800 
180 175 
890 730 
son 32.0 
TZ70 1363 


-83 009 
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+05 152 
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+17 138 


Do n ataViB 
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gStaomw 113 T 1225# *1J 388 

FawnCM 279 7 297 6 * +16 1 80 

UHncpme 1056 1I0M 787 

W rona 5X6 634 +08 850 

DOttcwn 10X6H36 +15 050 

1 8X3 B85# +83 4 57 
j SST 1115 1160 # +16 810 

May & Samapora 2*0 296 +86 122 

nt 1056# +i« 100 
DdRemvM 12 X 8 1306# +X0 100 

Prof SMTOM J? * W* B -,9.n 

UK CatM 7X3 770# +87 1 eg 

SpecalSa BOO# +10 060 

TMMaoy 497 4X6 -05 010 

wwwbrana 080 530 *08 188 

WrtUnCroa* ’S 00 1B07 +20 1*1 

bun Ex (3) 80* 880 . 204 

Totosmffl 1510 1617 £08 

THORNTON UF 8 T MANAGDltt LTD 

Park Hduaa 18 Ftasbwy Ctraw Lnndsn EC3U 
7DJ 

01-838 4761 

Fa EM £ Gan 57 1 80.7 *02 063 

wirJr 540 SX7 +04 088 

JtaiTota 507 g9 -0.4 0 W 

t rite Teen 930 5X5 . BOB 

tST 59.0 633 *00 0.77 

I^Ts Oen 403 51J *1.4 102 

M UMT TRUST MANAOBW g 

X S MMiq^ am. London ECSA BSP 

^aa^Nmd CO & &&6 63.7 -Q8 QOl 

3AT 

01-X48 1290 

Ameneoi Orornh 417 ***• -00 0 « 

GmmvbI Growta 5X9 SX9 +X4 157 

^talTech 49 0 470 +010.10 

^•Growm 619 BS9* ruja 

taconw Uotar 407 6 X 1 # +82 X» 


tacome MtxaNjr 41 

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Man Eqmy tac g 

Do Aram X 

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407 5X1# +02 OW 

51 6 5*9 +10 (112 

25* 27 1 +03 258 

290 208 .. 258 

504 544 +02 090 

8X9 876 +05 >90 


74 1 790# +06 1.44 


Da Aocwn 
Exempt 
Do Accun 
Fm Eastern 
Do Aram 
Fin 8 Prop 
Do Aram 
Gta Cape# 
Do Accwn 
Otron* 
Do Acam 


518 575 -0.1 100 

3£0 599 -02 100 

324 1 3*50* +X9 XU 
3800 8108# +66 OU 
2936 3120* +13 XB3 
6752 719.1# +14 563 
1720 1840# .. 022 

1875 2003# +16 022 
35 5 59.1# +06 117 
675 9X2* +15 317 

1287 1298 +0.1 835 

1458 150.4 +01 638 

107.* 1107# -27 946 
1709 1840# -0.1 9.48 
5«B 58 1 +03X09 

1196 177.4 *06 808 

236 9 25X3# -10 467 
7398 707.9* +18 407 
1633 174.1 +16 261 


Oc Aran 739 8 7H7.9* +18 407 

bn Eaminga 1633 174.1 +16 261 

LKPROV1l»4TUTblANAiaBtS 
UK Home. Cups Si. SOtwy 5P1 3SH 
0722 335342 

UK Equity 1140 1710# +08 .. 

Peabc Baum 1T85 1B7 .6* +80 .. 

N Amar 1103 1287# -09 .. 

VANGUARD TRUST 
65 HoBxxn Manuel EC1A 2EU 
General Enwtaes 01-230 3059 Daaaog Lbw-01- 
238 3488 

Growm Me 1906 202.7# +20 234 

Do Accun 2803 2980* +11 20* 

HOI YMtf 2108 2243m +08 469 

Do Acam 215* 2290 +07 469 

Special SRa 426 450 +05 228 

DoAcewn *26 4X6 +05 205 

Trustee 139 1 1*00 +16 190 

Do Acoan 21X1 2K7 +3.0 363 

Arm & Om 828 669 -O A 102 

Do Accun 526 086 -04 102 

Mast* Pcrriobo £8X24 6467* *041 X21 

Dp accuto UX30 ox.i3 +o*i X2i 
Ahtag twin Aata (5) 1 1XO 12X5# .. 1.B2 

Do Acoan 1100 12X5 .. 162 

Far EM & Gen tac 519 570 +1.1 047 

DC Accun 519 574 +1.1 047 

WAHDLEY UNIT TRUBT HUMMERS 

WBridoy House 7. Dawmhwi S# London EC2 
01-929 1832 

American TruM 876 727 -04 160 

Far East & Gan 11X7 1190# 419 030 

M Growth 7X1 810 +01 

taconw Thai 853 9X0 +03 53* 

Jtenn Grown 137 8 1480 +36 0.10 

SmoB COmpBJHsa 107.7 11S9 ^0 £10 

Tcctnokigy W.8 

tomU 38.0 42jQ . . IjBD 

UK TruW 13X1 T446 +10 25® 

Eurapeoi Grown 3X9 627 +02 OW 

Hong KCtaQ 2X8 240 ’ -OX 140 

RAYERLEY ASSET MAMOEMERT 
11 Chartatw Sq- Edtaourgh 
031-225 1551 

AudnOn God 186 196 

Pacific Baaei 144 1X4 

Canadian Ba G(h 570 610 

Gtarwi MM Fnd 41016 1056# 


-00 0.15 
+04 020 
-03 097 
- 760 


CUMLEUMT TRUST MANAGERS 
UEC2 8BT 


2 Honeylji EC2 BBT 
01-606 BOBSTS 

sm DM G4l Fund 876 8X9 -0.1 000 

US GoM Bond Fid *516 510 +0.1 .. 

WMMOR TRUST BaANAOm LTD M l 

wwwor Howw. BX nngaway. uwdon WC2B 
6S0 

01-405 8331 

Ctnv 8 Equty *90 5X4 *06 768 

taconw 513 5X8* +00 XI* 

GRMta . SX1 353* +04 205 


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UNLISTED SECURITIES 


INVESTMENT TRUSTS 


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60 *5 ATA 

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69 33 

143 45 
108 32 

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275 183 
123 102 
297 20* 

164 152 
121 99 

158 131 
290 215 
250 185 
355 163 
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123 12? 

95 81 

70 88 
228 185 

85 68 
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180 125 
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320 85 

69 62 

140 68 

350 213 

120 6* 

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132 125 
18 7 

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603 500 
115 70 

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113 87 

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106 45 

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109 95 
143 110 
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78 SO 

114 96 

138 75 
103 58 

97 75 
73 *3 

180 118 
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91 63 
218 199 
84 55 

23 30 
145 134 
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115 75 
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228 130 
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133 123 
73 70 
85 31 
208 100 
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103 95 
338 210 
148 M 
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47 37 

83 72 

168 100 
17 11 

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126 88 
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91 

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41 


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102 

81 

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91 

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122 

99 

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X3b X4 27.1 

213 

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50 

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113 

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118 

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101 

89 

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98 


£6 

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187 

118 

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187 

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187 

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187 


5 7 

30 416 

116 

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110 

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£4 910 

178 

138 

TH Thanes 

178 

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188 

139 

Temple Bar 

157 

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81b X2 27.4 

SOS 

237 

Thorimnan 

297 

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116b 46 3X0 

370 

300 

Throg Secured Cap 399 




209 

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209 

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148 

112 

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90 

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46 24 320 
16 16 9X4 

JL5 i.« 974 

17.1 4.1 428 

86b 50 30.1 
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113.6-1X2 

1234-225 

136.4-302 

141.2-40.8 

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141J50-3S30 

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90 34 1X0 
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1.1 13 8X5 
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36 20 100 
3.7 50 90 


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Oct 

DOC 

Feb 

Apr 

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COWER GRADE A 

Cash 68SJXM88J» 

Three Months. 90050-901.00 

VOI 5550 

Tana Firmer 

STANDARD CATHODES 

Cash 88000*61.00 

Three Months. 8784XM80.0Q 

Voi 25 

Ton# QuWt 

LEAD 

Cash : 27000^7100 

Three Months. 27350*27300 

VOt 550 

Tone „ — Steady 

ZINC STANDARD 

Cash 540MSS0JX 

Voi NR 

Tons ■— -Mh 

ZINC HIGH GRADE 

Cash 5784)0-570 J)0 

Three Months . S6l.OO0B1.OO 

Voi 1750 

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SLYER LAROE 

Cash 34550-347.00 

Three Months. 354430-3554D 
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SILVER SMAU 

Cash 346^0*347.00 


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Apr unq. 890 

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BUSINESS AND FINANCE 



STOCK EXCHANGE PRICES 


Lack of enthusiasm 

ACCOUNT DAYS: Dealings began on Monday. Dealings end September 12. §Contango day Sept e m b er 1 5. Settlement day September 



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THE TIMES WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 1986 


BUSINESS AND FINANCE 


Koo plans 
100 hotels 
for China 

Praragtephen Leather 

Hong Kong 

Koo Teck Puat, the 
S.ngaponan financier who 
board of Standard 
Chartered bank after helping it 
lofighi off Lloyds Bank’s 
tf*eover bid. hits SI 

Smir HKp.? billion 
1“" Wilbon) jrfan to tonid a 
chain of 100 hotels in pani 

J®*' approved the 
project and construction work 
should start next year at' the 
rate ; of 2,000 rooms every 12 
months over five yeaii. 

^Chincse companies, 
the Kiuaw Bank of Singapore 
and. China Travel. Services, 
the ..official Chinese, travel 
agency, are involved in the 
JW venture with Koo Teck 
■Ppat’s Goodwood .Group. 

They have combined to 
tonn. Dragon Inn ' Manage* 
a Hong Kong company, 
wnichwill ‘canvas Chinese and 
foTOign investors to invest in 
individual hotel projects. 

The Venture comes when 
China has -damped down -on 
hotel building. . . 

^According to the China 
Daily, the Chinese authorities 
have already forbidden the 
building of any more middle 
and top class, hotels in 
Guangzhou province. A Chi- 
nese. government survey re- 
vealed that the province .has 
664 middle-class or de luxe 
hotels with a total of 59,000 
b^ds-and occupancy levels as 
law as'38 per cent. 

Dragon inn plans to con- 
centrate on economy hotels 
and to take advantage of 
advance bookings from tour- 
ists' and businessmen' travel- 
ling from hotel to hotel within 
the chain. 


threatens compact 
discs with death blow 


By Amanda Gee Smyth 
. The Japanese electronics 
industry is set to plunge the 
audio market' into " another 
revolutionary phase that 
threatens to kill- off the com- 1 
pact disc market before* 
development costs have been 
recovered. 

The newcomer is the digital 

audiotape-dattotheirade— 
which . is ' capable of sound 
equal to that from a compact 
disc.lt can also record with 
liule distortion. 

. .Dais will be a serious threat 
to the compact disc market, 
which- has only-just taken off 
Many in. the industry think 
that il -will: also make the 
conventional audio cassette 
obsolete. _ . 

Deliveries of compact disc 
equipment to. trade outlets 
rose to 147,000 units year 
compared with J7.000 in 1983. 
The total is expected to reach 
half a million this year. 

. But if . the big Japanese 
groups such as Matsushita and 
Sony begin marketing data the 
compact disc market may die 
before it has .recouped 
development costs. 

Opposition to dais, how- 


Growth sector 
VHS video 

camera-record er/pbyer 
ever, comes from the Euro- 
pean and United Stales music 
industry, which wants lauda- 
tion requiring all dal machines 
to carry an ami-copying de- 
vice called a spoiler so that dat 
cannot pirate copyright 
material. 

The music industry, in a 
paper to - the European 
Commission, gives a warning 
that “if dat is allowed to arrive 
on the market in an untimely 
and disorderly appearance, it 
might be the final blow to the 
recording industry.” 

It could also be a devastat- 


- ing blow to the. recording and 
music royalties business. Sales 
of electronic borne entertain- 
ment products have dropped 
by £500.000 in the past two 
years. 

The EEC commissioners 
have promised to talk to the 
Japanese ministry of inter- 
. national trade and industry 
but, if the talks fail, the music 
lobby is likely to ‘demand 
actions which may include 
■ calls for tariffs or import bans. 

' The industry is “currently 
ploughing a furrow between 
two crests of product 
development," according to a 
survey by Euromonitor. 

Home computer and video 
sales have levelled off while 
the development of products 
which link with each other will 
not reach the market before 
the 1990s. 

The sectors most likely to 
grow are television sets, video 
cameras and in-car entertain- 
ment The home computer 
market appears to be at satura- 
tion point 

Sales in the small audio 
market — radios, recorders 
and Walkmen — peaked in 
1984. 


Hampton to build nursing homes 


By Judith Huntley 

Hampton Trust the prop- 
erty company, has set up two 
subsidiaries — Hampton 
Health Care and Hampton 
Retirement Homes. 

The decision to move into 
this sector of the market 


initially in the south-east was 
based on the strong growth 
prospects il offers. The com- 
pany sees h as a potential third 
profit centre along with prop- 
erty development and gold 
mining. 

Hampton Health Care has 
bought the freehold of Hunt- 


ers Lodge at Redhill, Surrey, 
an affluent area in the south- 
east The lodge will be con- 
verted into a 30-bed nursing 
home for £1 million. There are 
plans for a 44-bed nursing and 
retirement home on land it 
owns at New Ash Green, 
Kent 


Phoenix 
Timber 
cash call 

By Our City Staff 

The Phoenix Timber Group 
proposes to raise £52 million 
through the issue of 7.26 
million new 75p shares. 

Morgan Grenfell will place 
up to £88 million shares with 
institutional investors. The 
directors will subscribe to a 
further 381,667 shares. 

Phoenix announced the is- 
sue while reporting that 
operating profit was almost 
halved in the year to March 
31, from £1.86 million to 
£966,000. After allowing for 
interest paid, the loss before 
tax was £973,000. compared 
with £81,000 last time. 

There was also an extraor- 
dinary debit of £688JW0, mak- 
ing an attributable loss of 
£1.66 milli on, almost double 
the previous attributable loss 
of £834,000. 

Shareholders win be al- 
lowed to subscribe to 50 per 
cent of the shares being 
placed because the new shares 
will represent 71 per cent of 
enlarged ordinary capital. 
Applications received in the 
proportion of eight new shares 
for every seven held will be 
met in fall. 

Applications may, however, 
be made for additional shares 
subject to a maximum of 17 
shares for every seven held, 
depending on how many ex- 
cess shares are available. 

The group's capital base has 
dined considerably over the 
past six years. In that period, 
shareholders’ funds have 
fallen by £6.8 million from 
£9.9 million on March 31, 
1980, to £3.1 utOIion this year. 

The group's level of in- 
debtedness is now two-and-a- 
half times shareholders’ 
funds. 


APPOINTMENTS 


Structural Dynamics 
names new chairman 


Structural Dynamics Re- 
search Corporation: Mr Ron- 
ald Friedsam has been made 
chairman, president and chief 
executive officer. 

Expo System Service (UK): 
Mr Mike Rogers has been 
named managing director. 

DR1 Holdings: Mr Keith 
Payne has been made group 
finance director and finance 
director of Newbury Data. Mr 
Andrew Baxter has joined the 
board. 

Swedish Match: Mr 
Torbjoem Nilsson has been 
named executive vice- 
president. 

Thornton Investment 
Management: Mr Richard 
Thornton has been made 
chairman and chief invest- 
ment officer with Mr John 
Patrinos as managing director 
and Mr John Hawker, Mr 
Derek Woodward and Mr 
Gary' Street as directors. 

Allegheny International: 
Mr Thomas Alban! has been 
elected an executive vice- 
president. 

General Combustion (Eu- 
rope): Mr Terry Hens haw has 
been made director, sales and 
marketing. 

Schinvesu Mr JJG Brown 
and Mr D Farrell have joined 
the board. 

London and Provincial 
Posters: Mr Chris Borkowski 
has become development 
director. 

Dubilien Mr John Newman 
Has become finance director. 

Ultramar Golden Eagle: Mr 
John A old has been made 
managing director, succeeding 
Mr Robert Walter who be- 
comes senior vice- 
presidem,finance, American 
Ultramar. Mr Paul Thorne 
becomes sales director. 


CV Home Furnishings: Mr 
Steven Wild has become chief 
executive and Mr Kienm 
Hunt has been promoted to 
financial director. 

Robert Moss: Mr Peter GeO 
has become chairman with 
Mr David Harris as managing 
director. 

Costain Group: Mr Ron 
Samuel has been named chair- 
man of the group’s engineer- 
ing and construction 
operations. 

Digital Research: Mr Ste- 
phen Tucker has been made 
director. European Develop- 
ment Centre. 

Enterprise Oil: Mr Stanley 
Churcbfield and Sir Brian 
Shaw have joined the board as 
non-executive directors. 

CE Heath & Co (North 
America): Mr DH Newton is 
named chairman with Mr PJ 
Hughes as deputy chairman. 
Mr AD Hender and Mr JL 
Leigh are made directors with 
Mr PEW Day and Mr AS 
Warwick as associate 
directors. 

Epson (UK): Mr Nigel 
Foxweil has been named 
director, finance. 


Hong Kong 
Gubruns 
into the red 

From Our Correspondent 
Hong Kong 

There is much embarrass 
mcnl at Hong Kong's top club, 
where members have mis- 
managed finances to such an 
extent that the club is expected 
to run at a loss until 1990. 

The members of the Hong 
Kong Club, the elite of the 
crown colony's business life, 
arc in charge of the govern- 
ment. industry, and financial 
institutions, handling billions 
of dollars of other people’s 
money. 

They are still trying to work 
oui where they wenl wrong, 
after entering into adeal with 
Hongkong Land which prom- 
ised to pay for the redevelop- 
ment of ihe club in Statue 
Square and pay it 20 per cent 
of the rental of the 16 lloons of 
offices it built above. 

In return Hongkong Land 
received a 25-year lease on the 
premium office space with the 
whole building becoming the 
properly of the club when the 
25 \ears are up. 

The dub was to receive 
HKS15 million a year, but 
Hongkong Land has managed 
to get only half the HKS42 per 
sq ft it had expected and now 
the club is receiving only 
HKS6 million a year. 

Meanwhile costs have risen 
dramatically as the club has a 
staff of 238. costing HK$I3 
million a year and a manage- 
ment fee linked to turnover. 

The club has now decided to 
combine its HKS26 million 
investment fund — carefully 
nurtured from HKS4 million 
25 years ago - with its general 
fund, using income from divi- 
dends and interest, and profits 
from sales of investments to 
support its income. 


COMPANY NEWS 


• A JONES AND SONSc Re- 
sults for the half year to June 30 
(figures m £000s) show turnover 
up at 11.431 (11,076), pretax 
profit at 201 (1.13) and earnings 
per share at 14.4p (9.0p). 

■• SEKERS INTER- 

NATIONAL: Mr Gordon Hay, 
the. chairman, urfd shareholders 
-atithe annual meeting that the 
management accounts for the 
first four months, made him 
confident that the results for the 
half year would-be ahead of the 
same period last year. “The 
' outlook- for the rest of the year is 
promising." 

• FLEMING ENTERPRISE: 
An issue of £6 million-debenture " 
stock 20 L 1/201 6 by the com- 
pany has been successfully, 
placed at a price of £99-28]per 
£100 nominal. 

• COMCAST The company has 
concluded; arrangements with 
the" .London Docklands 
Development Corporation to 
develop the 4.94-acre Brunei " 
Centre site in the London 
Docklands Enterprise Zone, by 
undertaking to procure finance 
for. completion of the develop- 
ment. Comcap intends toobtain 
non-recourse finance for a ma- 
jor proportion of this £50 mil- 
lion development 

• INTERLINK EXPRESS: 
The- company has plans to join 

. the Unlisted Securities Market 
via an offer for sale next month, 
sponsored by Laurence. Prust 
• and Co, 

•GRANADA GROUP: Gra- 
nada has further strengthened 
its position in third party com- 
puter. maintenance through the 
acquisition of- the SMS Inter- 
national group of companies 
from Total Technical Services 
fdr£4.7 miHion in. cash. - ■ 

• LAURA ASHLEY: The com- 
pany will increase substantially 
the number of shops it has in 
West Germany,, following the 
acquisition of seven leases from 
another English retail chain. 

• ROYAL BANK OF SCOT- 
LAND: The group has issued 
the remaining £100 million 
nominal amount of its sterling 
floating rate note duer 2005. The 
issue has been folly subscribed. 
The notes now being issued 
complete, the issue of £200 
million floating rate notes due 
2005. 

• FAI INSURANCES: A bo- 
nus issue of I fully paid share for 
every 10 held, together with, an 
increased final dividend of 2-5c 
making 5c (4.2c). has been 
recommended by the board. 
Results for the year to June 30 
(figures in SOOOs) show rales 
revenue up to 284.729 (1 66.058) 
and pretax profit to 103,159 

(36.536). Earnings per share rose 
to 72.71c (34.38c). _ 

. • BARINGS: Group profit of 
Barings PLC for the six months 
to June 30 was significantly 
.higher lhan the group profit of 
Baring Brothers and Co for the 


(Ik payable September 26. Fig- 
ures in £000 for six months to 
March 31. Sales 6,535 (5,029), 
iradrng profit 641 (407). tax 329 
(253). JEamings per share l5-57p 
(7.69p). The chairman, Mr E 
Loades, says it is difficult to 
forecast to the year end,' but be 
anticipates maintaining a simi- 
lar level of performance^ 

• THE TERN GROUP: 

September 1 (the first qk 
date), valid acceptances 
been received as . follows: Or- 
dinary offer 1.590,923 shares I . tV -. 
(67.9 percent)- redeemable offer I i '^V 
100.000 shares (100 per. crmX I 

pref offer 634.620 shares (81.4 1 
per cent). - The^ ^acceptances 

At an emergency genera] meet- 
ing orCorton Beach tiie special 
resolution to approve x 
quisition of the Tern Group was 
passed. The offers have been 
extended until 3pm on Septem- 
ber IS. 

• SASOL: ' Final' '250,. making 
45c. (39), payable October. 

Figures for year to June . 

Pretax prom'- R1.19 billion 
(R844.3 million), net R575.4 
million (R501.4 - million),' tax 
gain R 487.3 -million (R342 
miHion). 

• EVANS HALSHAW: Sp 
rial interim dividend 0.72 
payable October 14. The board 
suit . intends to pay a .final of 
3.38pm May, 1987. Figures in 
£000 for half year to June 30. 
turnover 85.956 (74.601), profit 
before lax 1.333 (876X tax 413 
(21 IX Earnings per share &9p 
(7). The second half has started 
well, and August deliveries of 
new cars are a record. 

• HYMAN* Interim dividend 
0.75p (sameX Figures for fix 
months to June -30 (compari- 
sons amended). Profit before' tax 
£813.049 (£894,946), tax 
£294.730 (£355J19X Earnings 

per share before extraordinary 
items L72p(1.88). 

• INVESTMENT . AB 
BELTER; Agreement has been 
reached for the company to 
acquire the shareholding m 
Foisinvesi held by Forinvest’s 
twb principal shareholders. AB 
Heves.and Bolkfen AB. 

• GROUP' INVESTORS: The 

board has received an approach 
with the suggestion that il 
abandons the scheme of unitiza- 
tion and reconstruction, and 
recommends instead a general 
offer to shareholders and option 
holders at a material discount to 
formula asset value. Ihe board 
is convinced that the suggested 
general offer contarasno advan- 
tage lo shareholders either in die 
short or .tong term over' the 
scheme. 

• NORANK SYSTEMS: In- 
terim dividend Up (nilX Fig- 
ures in £000 for six months to 
June 30. Turnover 847 (392X 
profit before tax '326 (90X tax 
118 (36). Earnings per share 
5J9p <1.74p adjusted). The 


INTERNATIONAL AIR SHOW 1986. 




LEADER. 


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• FIRTH HOLDINGS:. The 
chairman, Mr I A Wassenran, 


• pany has purchased for cancella- 
tion 10,000. ordinary shares or 

fsKite 

(HOLDINGS): .The company 

has agreed to'sell its subsidiary, 

Gravity-Randan, ton subsidiary 

• The 

•■UNITED GLASS HOLD- 
INGS: The company has agreed 
to acquire the assets and busi- 
ness of Canning Town Glass, a 
subsidiary of Arthur Bell & 
Sons, for about £10 million. 

• CRODA INTER- 

NATIONAL: CYoda Applica- 
tion Chemicals has sold «s 
Mastcriube business to Free- 
dom Lubricants, a subsidiary or 
. the Hargreaves Group. 

• WICKES: Interim dividend 
0.83p (nil). Figures in £000 for 

-- ir to July 26. Turnover 


says in his annual review that, 
but for unforeseen circum- 
stances. the board. anticipates 
another year of substantial 
growth- in profits -andj earnings. 
• REGENT MINING: . The 
company says that, in view of Ik 
involvement with its partner. 
Grants Patch Mining, in the 
indirect acquisition of several 
large mining interests in the 
United States, it has sought 
extension ofits reporting year. It 
anticipates that the annual re- 
the iS-montb period 


September '1986, the world of business the speed of sound but proved it can fly at 
i aviation meets its leader, the Falcon 900, at the *94 Mach. 


Famborough air show. 

Recognized as the leader by aviation experts 
5m £ arofiaWetiT November who flew it, the Falcon 900 is not a project any 

more: it flies... and production follows on. 

^fAMES BEATTIE; Figures A ^ ^ 900 ““ 

in £000 for six months to July new standards in the balance of cabin propor- 


31. Sales 23,456 (2U59Xpr«« 

66 .S 7 T( 5 ? 588 X (663) .Barlings per share 2.54p I engineering knowhow applied to the mosttrl- 

2L.793 .(r.484). rax 97 s (475V. brothers: Accep- 1 vial elements of comfort is astonishing. 

-Earmnss ucr snare a.ap received in .1 . , . _r . r ■ ° , 

A leader in performance, the Falcon 900 is 


A leader in optimization , the word to 
express an unceasing quest for efficiency, the 
Falcon 900 is optimized not maximized. Thus, 
taking off for its maximum trip, the Falcon 900 
will weigh 21.000 kilogrammes, 10* tons less 
than its competitor, yes... one third less 


-Earning per. v 

The company believes ttet 1 956 
win be another successful year 

i^X¥SSbS GROUPS In- 
Terim dividend 2p 
October 1. Figures m £000 for 
half year to June 30- Turnover 
3.648 (2.712X P«iax prg» 
1,151 (675). tax **64 OS3X 
Earnings pdr share 9.6p (5-ax 
Cash flow remains suong and 
the group ted .cash deposits of 
£2.2 million at June 30- 

JEY PANELS INVEST- 
: Interim dividend !.2p 


profit i.8!7 d^23X tax 65i itions, volume, light and stfence.’The degree of weight. Efficiency is also in the modem sys- 

1 * L ■* - J ~ - * 1 * terns in ever more reliable and thrifty Garrett 

engines. It is also in a degree of maintainability 
never reached before. 


lances have received in 

respect of 5.920,650 shares <73.1 

per ^6 ^55*. not only allowing ample interconti- 

ronwnibte preference shares at nental range, it also has the lowest 
iPSewiLt systems:* The approach speed and the highest speed 

chairman told sharehoWere^t |j m j^ |£ may cruise at 0,85 times " 


the annual meeting not to expect 
further growth in profits in toe 
current trading year because 
short&H on budget for the first 
fo Jr months. The directors rev 
main optimistic abou t pro ng 
growth in the medium term. . 


Business takes off with Falcon. 


A leader in safety. With the reliability of 
three engines and their associated systems, 
with the famous Falcon control system and 
flying qualities that pilots appreciate in every 
flying condition, the Falcon 900 embodies the 
solid strength of good engineering. 

Aerodynamics, flying features, quality of 
engineering issued from wide and far reaching 
experience, design for availability, every fea- 
ture qualifies the new leader in the world of 
business aviation. The Fam borough air show 
this year offers you a chance of meeting the 
Falcon 900. A business meeting to be 
given high priority in your schedule... 

Dassault International 

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•Beaumont Gardens • 

West Heath Road, Hampstead, London NW3 

An exclusive development of just seven individually styled , luxury homes 
set in a magnificent secluded environment. 

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PUKE SITE, >X Thu « a imm its (**t momnfc irom Hyde Pa* N otters m a cepo u n a l 
ihmdi rovK as wen as tmo orokuoro sutts. a «eH litsd kitchen. cloakroom and tarqe tolls, 
low SUeera lease PRICE E22SJB0 

RTK PUR tUTE, SV7. A ittiestmij!* taiaenf iteee bedroom teinlhs soutpit atlec aMe-sac ooooue tee pate. 
I nr» mote, ruepoor room two tearooms. birm/modaii mom. Durguar atm and much mom. 

122 rear least HBCE £237 JOB 

MORTPam WALK, R fOU T SaiMC SV7 

Just on the mama Has rs a (me example ot an ideal three bedroom terrace house (c 1660). Lots of cbm aid 
maracw .nl aha otters 3 reception rooms. uctten, to bathrooms and west torn patio. 

Frrateto fttCt 047 J0I 

CENIVE OF RMnSRUKE - UBMSUHSa). Thq « a partstev moderrased three hettoora Oat on die seventh 
now ot Wq flueoarnaraanbiat* ana reprefiti e reefed atemR has a modamBwdrMaan and om ttathoom. 
Btecs has porter and cormnnal heawg etc 

S5 year tease. PWCE * 7*1 non 

BOBBIE STURT. SWI. Soared lost ott Stone Sauare ths s one at the most dwrraig and pnoy Me tMteOOm 
Kates lo> sale ths year hnmratawb decorated It otters three recapMo rooms. BRteoom and dottroara. Meter 
and iteHy room BjabjUt alarm Ltsfiy mio 

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UNDOES SQOUE. SWi. An ormHl opoor&ntr to aeqare a tapto tu trad three bedroom tt an aoonnus 
scope tor «npnwwnem The 7* * 16 receonon room has good rasi lacmg vrews orer the square. The buUng otters 
a comprehengve range ot was Veeng ratty recommended. 

73 year lean PRICE £310008 



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01-5846106 


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and bathroom. CH. New ante. 
Would dsa be MBptea s a res- 
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BEDROOMS. THREE BATHROOMS 
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Comers Wood SWia Courtney Road 
2 bed flatstiom £51 jOOa 
Phone 01-540 8029 
Merton Park SW18, St Mary's Mead. 

1 & 2 bed retirement flats from £47,000. 

Phone 01-543 8858 
North Beckton, ToHgateRoad. 

3, 4 & 5 bed homes from £66000. 

Phone 01-511 6406. 

Woodford Bridge, Manor Road. 

1 , 2 & 3 bed homes from £44jOOO 
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2 &3bed homes from £47^XXL 

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GLOS ICE, W2. 2 bed eomer- 
swn te sougrt after rtL 20ft x (Oft 
recep. tt bate. baJcorry. c/h. tee 
87 yrs. S98JBB. 

WEST80URNETCE.W2.ex- 

ouorte 1 bed flat. IW x I2lt 
map. ncMi bath. o.sp. tee 
125 vra. OTA5B. 

QUIET W2. 2 flow cmerted 
mas of Character. 18ft x 16>t 
nag. M,' dner. 3 beds. GCH 
Lse 92 yrs. E125A0B. 


01-402 3141. 


MASWO ROM). W14. 

hrugnabvelv modemrsed Vic- 
torian house dose to Brook 
Green 3 beds 2 bates Drawing 
room . Dmng room Kitchen Corw 
servaiory Lowly secluded 
garoen Freehold. £205.000. 

RANNOCM ROM), SWG. 
kiteresung house min garage, bi 
nerd of a nwe aneonon 3 beds 
Bteh Double sdtng room. Drang 
room Kitchen. Garden. Freehold. 
£125.000 

Ashton Sleefe 4 Day 
0T-60Z 8611 


SWV Invnac fust ttoor flat n 
smaH modem P/B Mock n 
Catherine Plan Large receo. 
hdchen 2 becrooms Bate- 
nrom Seo WC 122 year (se. 
£170.000 

SWI. Ajmer Gardens Superb 
4 bed ground floor flat n Vk- 

looan mansion block. 

bcettem axtete on throughout 
with 2 30 tl reaction rooms. 
Lon rose Ofl-stre« paring 
Lae kitchen 2 /tubs 
£275.000. 

Coates 01-828 3651 


CHEPSTOW 

VILLAS, 

Wll 

A maxi attractive south 
facing top fir flat mih 
views over ganfcns am) 
requiring modern natron & 
redcconiton. 2 beds, recep. 
kn/bfasirm. bath. GCH. 
150 >re. £115.000. 
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D o wcwdy styled retedonca borog budi to tee hqfwst standard. 
mcorporaMg umcwo twaturoA. Gananod Hall, drawing room, dat- 
ing room, knehen/breaktast room, msstar bedroom. 2 oasang 
looms, on Suite ba throom. 2 guest stoles 11 an stale). 3 father 
bedrooms. 4th bathroom. Separ a t e staff accamtooauon: re. 
cepoon room, fcrtthen. 2 bedrooms. Badtroom. Gas CH. garage. 
■/» acre mature garden. £750,000. 

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TOB&EA ROAD. s.W-12. A ma nwtont beteoani sfa Vtaonan 
houM r superb conn 2 roc rm* jge M. gw ah. nwr wteng end 
DfUMxna. new roof. 50 mudon. a&MO. 

MTHSBON ROAO. aw.17. A saterb 6 Dedmt vtaam house wlte 
magntecert ongnai tesaaes In esc eond. 2 roc rme. 2 bathrms. gu 
cJv. New roof, wrong and oKmsng. Derap a umber guarantee. 
Ito- west taro gdTL C23&P0Q. 

ST. JAkEB DAVE, S.W.17. An ronctwe 2 tMdrm sitt level Bet on 
eoge of W an gswcrte Common nr BH. nc m, b*cn» mod Ml 
New bMftnn sute. Gas an. Tanber guarantees. tS A. BS O. 

01-767 S2ZI 





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CAST SHEEN PARXSOE 2nd floor (top) tat loiroge. 2 
bedrooms- kgchen. bathroom, CH. gsrage. communal 
gaioens. £85.000. 

EAST SHEEN Ftecentfy rafurtwhed 1st floor flat, lounge 
amroa/hao. tutchen. bsttrowm. 2 beds. Gas CH. root ter- 
race garden. £79.950. 

01-878 7575 


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HUGH F. SHAW & CO 

DORSET SQUARE. MSI. Beadidte nrode nat d rased ^ ground door Win 
hoc* 3 bfCi ter rocepron tntnen «at"tm. shwrm 97 was. tlfiSJOe. 
DORSET HOUSE Hte.l. ti sxs Dowar 3Wk «ron 24 tew oottme efei 
rune to Baker St * swoon ot J bed »«s. 113 yOK From C15SJ80. 
ST JOHNS WOOO. ?« jnd 3n tkxx masurMH n sraafl modeni iucck. 3 
two ran lecrobon k & B Bamrv 9* yean C11MBB. 

BAKER STREET 0®V Aromve kM pourc hoar fiat. Bedroom, reeeo- 
lon k & b ti! years £52.95*. 

01-486 7325 


BARBICAN £C2. 

Delightful 7/3 bed flat 
planned on 3 levels. 
Numerous balconies. 121 
yr tease. £127.500. 

Baity Stevens Good 

01-636 2736. 


CHELSEA SW3 - CRAMMER COURT. 

Charming 8th (too) floor Rat in popular 0<od( dose to 
Chelsea Green. Reception room, 2 betfooms. bath- 
room. Kitchen, cloakroom. Porter. Lift Central 
heating. Lease 85 years. £190.000 
Tet & Hffl 

weekends/even ing s 01-338 2889. 
Weekdays 01-580 7431 


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LANCASTER GATE Triplex apartment 2 bed, bath, 
recep. dnkig, kit & doaksXl 97,500 
ALBERT HAU. MANSIONS 4 beds, 3 baths, recep, 
doling, kit £440.000 

MAYFAIR FIAT 2 beds, bath, recep, kit £195,000 

FIVE CLOSE LTD, 
TEL: 01-828 1904 


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OXFORD 

CIRCUS 

audio flat, mod NL low 
ouigotnfs. Beauiiiult) 
appointed. Long lease. 
Must be wen. Bargain at 
£7>J.u5a rod carpets, etc. 
01 229 8523, anytime (T). 


W11 

Mew 2 bed. 2 bath duplex 
in modem block. Recep 
(19 tlx 13 ft). Fitted kn 
/$ services. 71 war lease. 

£140,008 

Allen Bates & Co 
01-499 4010 


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drn 99 yr lease. JU 89-000. 
Trjephonc 0tra«3 a«28 Man - 
Fri uoei - - 


!532*«* TO. * — — “* L1 . _ . 

A good port in a storm: the new development erf Craobh Haven in the west Highlands of Scotland 

Sweet sailing for rugged spirits 


A strong sou'wesieriy was sweeping the 
Sound of Jura and its grey, weather-worn 
islands, setting up a stampede of white 
horses against the Argyll shore. Stanley 
Hampton, marina director at Craobh 
(pronounced Groove) Haven, stuck his 
chin out into the wind with relish. 

“Excellent,” he said. “You know, people 
actually enjoy having a gale between 
their teeth. 1 wouldn't call it a selling 
point but it certainly doesn't seem to put 
people off.” 

Admirers of the Scottish west coast 
and inner Hebridean islands might be 
dismayed at such an assessment by a 
developer. Perhaps the chief defence for 
this superb, unspoilt stretch of coastline 
against wholesale development over the 
years has been the weather, helped 
perhaps by the ubiquitous Scottish 
midge and the traditional difficulty of 
getting anything built in the west 
Highlands. 

Several factors have changed all that . - - - ... . - . 

Modem building techniques and central ^ Isles (depending on which side of the 
— swinging sign you read) is complete and 

‘We settled on the con«pt 

Of 2L working Village lisbed, with a wide variety of properties 

■ ■ ■ . 1 — ■ " ■■■ ■ available. There are three-bedroom ter- 

beating systems will allow houses to race houses, studio flats and plots of land 
remain economically snug against hos- on a dope behind the village with 
tile weather. The west coast of Scotland stunning views across towards Jura and 
is becoming more widely recognized as the islands to the north. Everything is 
one of the finest sailing grounds in the “knocking on the £50,000 mark”, Mr 
world and more people seem to prefer Child said, and with little advertising 
the variety and freshness that a con- every property has been sold before its 
stantly shifting weather pattern gives damp course has been completed, 
against the bland predictability of Craobh Haven will probably be 
warmer dimes. developing over the next 1 0 years when 

One west coast enthusiast told me: the project will have cost about £40 
“This is a meteorological battle-ground million. “The lake-up has been mainly 
with fronts hammering into one another from passers-by and since most people 
producing the most fantastic changes in pass by in a boat there is a strong interest 
colour and mood. In one week you can in sailing within the community. There 
experience the doldrums and the Roar- are now sailing and diving schools, yacht 
ing Forties, all without warning; keeps a charter agencies and a growing. number 
sailor on his toes.” Indeed one Hebri- of craft-oriented businesses. “There are 
dean wiseacre penned the lines; 17 franchises from the pub and boat yard 

"Brave would he beef soul who would to taxis and laundry and great oppomi- 
supply a weather forecast for the Isle of nities for other rural industries to be 
Skye." established here,” Mr Child said. 


— — - — ■ — turrets known in Craobh as Hampton 

By Ronald Faux Court, but the main area of the vitl^e 

J — which is emerging is gathering the 

on a horse. He had been attracted there character of a west coast village. The 


by the plans of the local laird to develop building style is traditional wist coast, 
his estate. “It was the neighbouring land with a few east coast intrusions. But with 

a few more years on the walls and 


that attracted me; it was very secluded. 


yet only a mile away from the main road rooftops (the grey slates once covered 
and just offshore a circle of small islands. Glasgow tenements) and Craobh Haven 

V. — _ .1 - r intA an uniicivfll hilt 


It was the perfect place.” should develop into an unusual but 

Chris Cluld, managing director of All perfectly acceptable Hebndean village. . 
Seasons Properties, then joined in the But is there not a danger of developing 

appreciation. “We settled on the concept a neatly sealed middle-class community, 
of a working village set around the finest artificially grafted on to thewestcoast of 
yachting harbour on the west coast and Scotland? Not so. Mr Child said. _“We 
that is still the aim.” The islands were did make a mistake in carefully inter- 
linked by rugged break-waters formed viewing everyone wanting to move here 
from the rode and earth in a 60ft hill that and checking on what they were doing, 
originally stood on the flat ground now That was wrong. They will stand or fall 
occupied by the village. In the protected by the service they give and we find a 
lagoon there are pontoon berths for 200 remarkable cross-section of people here, 
yachts which will increase eventually to The one important thing they have in 
more than 500. common is that they want to live here in 

A pub, the Lord of Lome or Lord of this kind of community.” 


Into this unpromising tourist territory, 
about five years ago, rode Mr Hampton 


• Stanley Hampton lives in a large 
detached dwelling with Scottish baronial 


He admitted that the village and 

‘It has the finest yachting 
harbour on the west coast 9 

yachting marina had sailed through 
some rough financial waters but was now 
reaching ihc stage where there was 
enough solid prospect and tangible 
achievement to attract equity funding. 

It is unlikely that Craobh Haven will 
ever be adopted as a town but will 
remain a private esiate. It has developed 
its own reservoir and water supply 
system and sewerage works for which 
there is a management charge. 

Plans are expanding and so far 90 
“units” have been sold, taking Craobh to 
the one-third mark of the revised 
scheme: The expectaiion is that in 10 
years’ time, when the last building is 
completed and the final touch of 
landscaping carried out Craobh Haven 
will have added 1.000 souls to zhe 
population of the west coast 
• Further details from All Seasons 
Craobh Haven Ltd. Craobh Haven by 
Lochgilphead. ArgyirPA31 8UA(08525 
222666). 


KITSON & KING 
01-878 4942. 

BARNES GREEN. End of ten fam rise in quiet cuf-cfe- 
sac. Close af amm w B ti e s . 4/5 beds. 32 ft dbie recap. 
KH/bfast rm. UtjSty. Bath. Lge studo co m prising 5th 
bed, kit ch enette and bath. Sun trap gdn. Balcony. Get- 
ter. F/H. £250,000. 

NEW MALDEN. Attract Vic seml-det fam hse in quiet 
cul-de-sac. Ctose afl ammanltiM. Spacious accoram. 3 
bed Bath. Recep. Dining rm. Ktt. Gdn. tmmetSatB occu- 
pation. F/H. £75400. 


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Lewfv* horn £50000 to 
£86200 tapty so to qfe 

CLAPSHAWS 
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L/TTLE VENICE, W9 

BttMPOlPMCWESCOfT.lnwrteaitete 2nd floor cteira nto n rath Wi 
& e o —flwte gteOsns. 2 twdrwa. recaption, fcttcften. 2 b te tenom a . 
£177500. LassahcM. 

RANDOLPH AVENUE. 2nd floor oo»te arpioo raqt d rin u * i ip» t > raiw an i 
ro atote teueeo m ottlh UM Ol me Utroi^a cororounel orations. 3 
tMftoorai tags racm koehen. b eauvun. £770000. LnrafcoU. 

01 286 6181 


H7DE PAM SOU? 1st AxraWisntirfiLaattes&int Guff SgUtedor 
fe^ned. Trota reap. 2 beds, hat bsbi. (teed tt. Gas 04. gge space. 

raeriAlffl PUCE WI Stesr Ob floor aoartinm la Mi secardy Noe*. 
38<eap. mod tt. 2 tads. 2 baths, ear partdm. £iisino LH 
MHCtME Wi 3rd floor lux apar wia m in togh seconw Mode. 2 toe 
7S3 & 4 ^ s*®*- * ***** «a3® u>ng 
BMBI ST WI Fatxious tot Stb floor apartment eto$a to at* araritas. 3LT 
rap. fen tt. 5 beds. 3 bans. 3 Manxes, porter. M eta. £625400 LH. 
Otters owed 

FITZROY ESTATES 01-431 0184 


CHISLEHURST 


Smafl converted Bgou lorfae walking dtetance item 
Bmstead Wood Stabon. Entrance hall, Bvtng room, 
small di ning area, kitche n , ground floor bate. 1st floor 
main bed a an suite bath. 2 farther beds & very smal 
study. Ideal tor entertaining. 

Tel: Distinctive Homes 01-468 6633 
Opes 7 days 


tan, Ivtng room, 
iot bath, let floor 




Exquisite 4 bedrm flat 3 eo suite bathrms 
& shwr rm. Dble reception, bar, dining 
rm, new fully fit kit Just decorated & 
cptd. All amenities. £285,000. 

Phone 01-221 2221 


CONVEYANCING 

McBride Wilson & Co 

City of London SoHdtors 

Offer a personal professional ser- 
vice which need not be expensive. 
Why not phone us on 

01-242 1300 


HER BASKET 
■BOD STREET. 

17Bi C Mud Imm. firaito ■ Ittfd. 
Lot caUns. Loosed twms Ingto- 
norA ftrapwe. 6 bedrooms. I bam- 
roants. 3/4 wcaptow . From 
cartymJ rate pattanQ. Res mltad 
gadta Um trad poston. Ctosn 
soopx. tube. M25/AI etc. Pnftt 

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TefcSI 449 Z698 



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TutopboM 01-937 134B(14»/14W 


T HOSKINS 
01730 9937. 

SHORT LEASE on RedcMfe Sq. 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors. 

eusuflXL 

STUDIO pied a terra on Chelsea Embankment f tW.S ffll 
LAf^THRS badr ground B flat Borders St Jtttris Wood. 
£95,000. 


^NNMGTON In DMston BoD area. Modem 4 bed Town 
House. Gas CH. carpets, gga £189£00 
KENMNGTON Georgian Pmod house. Gaa CH. orig teamras. 
3 wc. toVtfiner. 3 beds, batenn/wc. 40* gdn. £105400 
KENNMGTOtt Selection retort PJB. Bata. 1/2/3 bode. Gas CH, 
tajpets . toxj tuad tots. From £52.950 - 

ALAN FRAZER & CO 

015871004 


Delightful self contained maisonette. 2 
double bedrooms, bathroom, 2 recep, 
kitchen. Gas CH. Very well furnished and 
equipped. £250 pw. 

Harvey, Elend Tel: (04747) 2406/5568 


FULHAM 

Tatty 1st floor Rat In need 
at some modernisation 
and re decoration, off 
Fuflttno Palace Road, 1 
Recent, 2 beds. kS b. cii 
toasohoU 110 years. 
E6JL950. 

Td 01-381 1457 (BUS). 


RNCHLEY N12 

5 beds. 2 bates, Edwantoi 
terrace, corarsnleni to at 
amenMas. Ml gch. garden, 
quatty carpets and curtains, 
outst an ding value at 

£129£00 

FOR QUICK SALE. 

NO AGENTS. 

TEL 01-445 2309 


SWI, 

Buckingham Gate. 

Quiet & fight 3rd floor. 2 
bedroom Hat ready to 
walk into. 80 year tee. 
£123,500. 

Tet ROTTER ESTATES. 
81 828 2143. 


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rmeliofl lonorul lirnHraH. 

«n B/O tadroorns. Fully filled 
luklMi/bnahlM room Lar»*» 
Odthroom GCH Enclosnl la 
oradni Cvjqr atralllUl*. 
C135jOOO TH Ol 8tM 9073 


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ti «SM. tow oraraag raam. 
md nraea. itt rad goo. Fub 
GCH. 50 rw taw. 

KM7J0D toe raw capita 
and mantes. 

Tet 01-584-7378/ 
(02218) 6454. 



UUKASTB1 GJkTEr*2. 

Li oat Rat in modem Mock. 3 
bedrooms. Lags mabfe Wed 
bathroom. Double racaption 
mom. Kkctteo/braakfast roam. 
Balcony. Lease B4 years. Lon 
ougwigs. Pna El 65.000. 

01-727 7422 


“■“* CURODH - Nfw. 
r«url» Super omr. a tad & 2. 
tarahroom nra with prate. « 
tear* £150.000. Vmw tetiay. 
Trt i Ol 602 SWI 


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pmoa hous<>. Rrmnon. timinp 
loom, a BMS. krtrtwn. ballt. N 
MO A Wtare.O). £900000. Trt- 
: Ol 898 9415. NO 40*015. 


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oartim nal. Fully mo4Knlwd vl 
n~ly dec. LanK tiouWc iwf., 
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£89 950. TrtOl 7X2 1055 


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U«ur> ri«L Filled httchen. «r- 
B7 team. £37.600 Trt 

Ol 998 0709 


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tifully itiirtUM id tutam 
fUiKWns. nrvr Uunen A bMfi 
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toeslmunier rux mratebM- to. 
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ai Cl 72.000. To me irtepnone 
Kauri Tyne on Ol 688 3510 


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THE TIMES WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 1986 


RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY/2 


\ 


From PoW dream 
to an idyll 
«n Hampshire 

S^S? 10 the Test Valley. 

SSS£» 'SUSS?* 01 a made 

sss®*. 

Jgflgtfwr they planned their ideal 

faster 

EEESkSES ^ PSl-neningbone 
noowork. Ithas a big entrance hall, 
tow reception rooms, a principal 

sjfte. tour further bedrooms 
fnPstow-bedroom staff flat 
Abrjck-^nd-thached cottage adjoins 
meWtohen garden and arangeof 

outbuildings is in the 26 acres of 

o& mpton and Sons te seHing “* 

omrodermzed house 
SUHSSJ £■**. west tendon, in the 
noOand Park conservation area, and 
previously tenanted and scarcely 

altered for 40 years, is for sale 

through Farrar Stead and Gfyn'a 
Kensington office. It has an adjoining 
mews p roperty, and could be 
transformed into an ambassadorial 

flMinAHu C.dk. s > L„ . 

houses m .. 
around £4 
‘.7 miffion. 



Impressive facade; Hartwell House, a Grade I fisted mansion d 
17th century, doe to be converted into a country bouse ! 


from ty 


Elegance lives again 


-wwiwmou hud on Bmoassaoonat 
property. Fully modernized houses 
P^s an »«»d are fetching around 
ewfion. This is on offer at £1.7 mii& 


totifiori.' 

Scottish original 

■ Vrumrunie. Braemar. In the heart of 
ray# Deeslde. is a family house on the 
edgiof the town with grand views of 
tne Hfoer Dee and the feather-dad 
hioum^ins. it is the centre of an area 
offering* wide range of sport, with 
salmon fishing and stalking, grouse 

at GtenshSid ^ w ®jj dn 0« 33 weJ1 ^ sWin 9 
The house, dating from the mid-i 9th 
century, has tfra or three reception rooms 
and four or fivetoedrooms. and retains 
many original tenures including 
plasterwork and affine pine staircase. 

To the rear of the house is a cottage, at 
present let as holiday accommodation, 
with rents ranging fran £50 to £100 a 
week. Knight Frank & Rutiey 's 
Edinburgh office is seeking more than 
£65,000 for the house arufcottage. 

■ Lear and Lear ts setting tt^e Old 

Cider HHI at Adlnlngton, neax Stratford- 
upon-Avon — a charming village 
house standing in half an acre.% is 
toted Grade II and betieved to I 
more than 200 years old. It is i 
and part-stone, has a thatched i 
and has been modernized recently, 
price is £95,000 to £100,000. \ 

Domesday house ' 

■ Lower Slaughter, one of the . 
CotswoWs’ prettiest villages, is 
mentioned in the Domesday Book, at 
which time the manor belonged to the 
Crown. Now, Church Farmhouse, 
believed to have been built on the site of 
the Kings Hall dating from 1327, has 
come on to the market through Jackson- 
Stops and Staff’s Chipping dampden 
office at about £260,000. 

The listed buHcflng. dating back to the 
17th century, has tour reception rooms 
and.four main bedrooms. 


By Christopher Warman 

Property Correspondent . 

Histone bouses all too often lose their 
original reason for existence, mainly 
because they are too large and too 
expensive for today's families. Any such 
house that is demolished is a loss to our 
heritage, and almost any way of saving it 
is the better alternative, whether the 
change is to a conference centre, com- 
pany headquarters, a nursing home, a 
school or offices. 

Perhaps the best way of preserving 
these houses, if they cannot be family 
homes any longer, is to convert them 
into hotels: This is certainly the view of 
Historic House Hotels, a company 
dedicated to the rescue and restoration of 
architecturally important houses, which 
has bought Hartwell House, near Ayles- 
bury, Buckinghamshire. This is the third 
Grade I listed property the company has 
bought to turn into one of the establish- 
ments reflecting its title. 

The first two are already in operation. 
Bodysgallen Hall, near Llandudno, north 
Wales, opened in 1982. Bodysgallen 
Hall, which overlooks Conwy Castle and 
looks towards Snowdonia, has 13th- 
century origins, was built mainly in the 
J 7th century and -had various later 
additions before its recent conversion. 
The hotel now has 19 bedrooms, with 
further cottage suites created from 
nearby farm buildings. 

Middlethorpe Hall, outside York, is 
the second of these hotels, members of 
the Prestige Holds consortium. It was 

m 1699 as the home of a wealthy 

\Yorkshire family, the Barlows of Leeds, 

' ho retained it until the early 19th 

5 y. Before Historic House Holds 
t it in 1980 it had fallen into 
leraUe disrepair and was last used 
as a tight club. Its transformation is now 
complete, an elegant country house 
again, Wnding in 26 acres of parkland 
near the'^Cnaveismire racecourse. 

HartweO, third in line, was mentioned 
in the Domesday Book and the estate is ~ 


believed to have been in the hands of 
William the Conqueror's son, William 
Ferverel, before rt passed into the 
ownership of King John and sub- 
sequently • the Hampden family and 
latterly their cousins, the Lees. The 
present bouse, dating from the 17th 
century and enlarged ra 1755, has both 
FHyahethan and classical Georgian fa- 
cades. With the bouse are two cottages, a 
large stable block and 15 acres of grounds 
landscaped by Capability Brown, dotted 
with statues of George II and his son 
Frederick. 

Ti was last used as a girls’ finishing 
school and has been empty for some 
years but ft is still in a good stale of re- 
pair. Some of the original panelling, 
elaborate carvings and moulded ceilings 
remain. The house has an extraordinary 
staircase, with each of the banisters 
carved into a face, one of them replaced 
with that of Sir Winston ChurchilL 

The company intends to have at least 
30 bedrooms in the main house, with 10 


Conversion will cost 
more than £2 million 

more in the gatehouse cottages. Plans 
indude conference facilities in the 
converted stable Mock, and work is 
about to start on the grand project of 
bringing the historic house back into fife. 
The new owners, who bought the bouse 
through Jackson-Stops and Staffi are not 
disclosing the buying price, but in any 
case the cost of conversion is likely to ex- 
ceed iL They intend spending more than 
£2 million on the work. 

Historic House Hotels has bought a 
125-year lease from the Ernest Cook 
Trust, which — because of its interest in 
conservation — enthusiastically supports 
the company's plans for the restoration. 
The deal was struck after members of the 
trust saw the results of the restoration 
work carried out on the company’s first 
two acquisitions. 

The hotel is expected to emerge from 
its chrysalis in the spring of 1989, and the 
histone house will once more play host 
to its guests. 


NORTH OF THE 

THAMES 


CAMONMJirY NL. Lae nearly 
new family home noa* lo an 
amenities, i/4 unto. U wlin m 
suttr bathi lux UL M«e Inge. 
2nd bath. Patm gdn ft roof IteT. 
125 vt be. C14O.O00 SUckiey * 
Krai 599 0961. 

CWMCK WML Bedford Par* 
borders 9 bed Victorian house 
reduced drama heady for aurK 

sale. Ext salur far money. 
FuHv modernised. £94.960. 
View today 99a 4 889 o r... 
Whitman Porter 99S 3333- 

suweenra tub mb. om- 

flamUng. exomole of an 
architect designed 2 bed com-, 
flat. 22 n reran. lux UB. mar- 
ble I/p. H>e storage, util rm. ong 
roroK-M. 123 yrs. Quick sale. 
£154.990. TH OI-725 6388. 
MB, tfartom def ramify home. 
l«on gdn. backing Having 
nrld*. 4 beds. 2 We ream, gour- 
met kH. 2 baths. I en smw. gge. 
£210.000. F/ H. HALLCTT 
LINES * CO. Phone today. 7«i 
2102 or 749 1392. 

MTU, knell' home rating par*. 
reUMning a tot of charm & char- 
acter. 3 beds + boss wn 
converuon. Son s. facing. Odn. 
Cl 34. 99a F/H. HA1XCTT 
LINES & CO. 749 1592 or 741 
2102. 

MK. sa.Pfwn So. totally rrfoth 
Regency, lee. 3/ 4 bedtros. 3 
bath. cie<pni . wawmgrm. 
dmmgrm. kH/ b'goTn. 
uliHlyim- pr etty g dn CS 2 S.OOO 
f/ h. HALUrrr lines a oo. 

749 1592 or 741 2102. 
■BCKTOM EC Dork lands estate. 
Eaiv arrevs to Qty. Danford 
Tunnel I bed flat, well mam- 
lamed, urge BaMen. olfweei 
parking. C58floa Tel: 01-511 
loot 

OTV. El Jog into the CMyl Bran- 
ufliny rom pried I -bed flat a 
gam mrow from Tower of 
London. Solral ILHNW ’In iW 
lened bedroom. Fully ft I led. M 
newt Aspen Q1 686 2210. 
FUUKHFOm HMD W12. Sun- 
ny fondly house With .701 
S/Wesl garden. 4 wdk 2 1 
bains, huge balcony rd «uO» 
room Orwmal 
<229.000 TetOl 745 7288 
PAB50NS SHEEN- Unusual JWM 
& spartour 3 bed maanneUe 
with p<w» roof terr QHH 
dove lo Panoh* J»eeo. wng 
he Cl 22.600 Tel: 01 j 731 
b949 iHI or Ol 734 7186 lOf. 
PABSOM5 OHEOL 5WC. Dell«hl- 
luUv refurtotshed 4 bed toe. 
master bed en suite, luny fitted 
ui/bfsl rm. 2 We r ec. 2 nd 
nathrm. rlk. pabo C237SOO 
Samuel 4 Co 736 6000. 
WAVCNDM AVE. MM. Drbglil 
lid 3 bedroom Edwardian home 
imiy modrmisrd Many wW; 
nal leHures. Reallsllcally pored 

at CIB 9 .M 0 . vww wtair... 
w unman Porter 994 looo 
BAVSWATER 

conversion. 2 bedroom^ i J 
rrollon. k 3 b. bairgoy. QH. 
Period toaiureL C9SJSOO Oran- 
mm 221 4936 

BOLTON «». ««. “S"* 
west over gdto. 
bed fUL Me recep- W, -JS£ Jon 
«r> cm. 

HOLMANS 370 6781. 
fiiwi MIX umaue.lmmar. 

gtnd nr na> Rtrrv, lui/ Hnnn. 
dale bed. bMh. 

CH, 80 m. “lOflW 
HOLMANS. 370 6781 
dBBNBL 

home .. 5 brto- oath- recepoon. 
LMrtten/dmer. 

WG. urrib 1 waiW Wjwn- 
Cl 32.950. Tel: 01-994 1966 
MADIA VALE. Beautiful, vumry 
floor flM 1 bed- i ki'Pltot'; 
kitchen 4 bathroom. Shar e of 
S C67.9SO. Telephone 
01284 1917 

SKWragEpS 

881 3784/01 286 2SS0 
«WS, yuperb in nr nal w llh 4 
laTiiw Bair Wc 

kwb’bromptOM mhk. LUX 2 

bed nal m 

Lenwre rWPle*. veet. 

as* 75 B?«B , asj; 

vsss 

SMUable romniro- w emb^ 

• in 6400 pw. Phone 

yiyt/O 

¥££***& 
binV HMD Wf- SliiniUlt9 A 

*bS n » hath- 

uinrr ^wlh oardpt* Hg w 
mSSSSv Ol 381 0077. 

BWSINOTON IBL 

T^tOSKTNS 730 99&- 

phone OB«i D«M 


IWUDA VALE Brend new. orlgbL 
lux lira floor 2 bed corn.. 
C92.990. Tel Ol 629 9000 fEvy. 
wk/endM. 01 980 3896 (Daya). 
BBVN MAD MM. 2 bad. 
great kHch/dlnrr. canny garden 
fiat. Lovely llmpuee. £897960. 
AbbOUbury. 01-381 6677. 
CONVEY ANCIIM by fidty ouaU. 
nedSalhlKm. Cl BO * VAT and 
uandud dhburaements ring 
0244 319398. 

EALNK WS i S- Bedroom Send. 2 
creep. 2 mlhroonm. fitted kit. 
garage. Qaa C.H.. double- guc. 
Cl 69500 : 01 991 1681 
NR HAMtOM 5 large rooms. K 6 
B. 66 |T He. C 220 . 000 . Ol 984 
1241. 

HWX tmmar.l bed flat- Prestige 
biork C7S.BOO. TeL Ol 289 
3266 . No agetns 
Knob 2 bedr FH mews. Lan- 
raster Dale. W2 C 14 9JOOO 

T.HOSKINS 730 .9937 

ST JOHN! WOOD Bargain! 5 bed 
flat, newty refurb. 030.950 
Oavts wooife A Oo 402-7381 
M2, bright. 3 bed. newly rocrv cri- 
ed, ground floor flaL £99^00 
t-P.F 938 2222. 


CHELSEA A 
KENSINGTON 


HOLLAIO PARK VII 

Immaoiafe garden flat, ex- 

cellent decorative order 
leapt, dning, kitchen, 2 
beds. 2 baths, ch. 97 years 
£147.500. 

ST. STEPffiMS 

GARDENS «2 

Magrebcert 1 bed maison- 
ette overlooking rear gdns. 
CO. 97 yrs. EffilOOO 

ALEX NEIL 

01 221 2000 


Pnre*. 
i wOl 


PRIVATE. HEWS, CHELSEA, 

'. SV3 

4 tea model nth inn Ham* A 

StaneSawitrjTwiriioeiFortold*- 

bhw luwes «wn yw» itos 

dermne uonripaB ATV mu 

fart nxer « Vned » tte MRS 
swam pcmmo'W eweiw A «- 

ion nude cunams hr Hindus 

Sczanngewr 4 BeOlBLT Rbmim G 

E Sj 2 L» Bmp Arc. Linn jQL too- 
am CK tSrwms Umwaped Ouitjiwl 
Terntes E 

house 1 ftrMM house S.MSJK 0 

Pleara cMtact \ 
BWMB* Prtwx ’ 

4 S toralM Steel lontoo Mff. 
Tet Bl-828 «5l. . 


HOLLAND PARK VII 

ExcWQwny wit s aaoBB iyg 
odw raL ComwwMly ahi asd In 
me mst dew tun al Haarafl 

ftp* EKritat dHwawe »» 


rasjRoN 

Far npM act A tentoto. 

Tet B628-2S970 


KENSINGTON COnWl 

fiMMbneiie 4 bed. SV vi meg, 
lor kH/ diner, baih. rtoa hnn. 

CCM. uaiio. ^.Long lease 
Cl 66000 ono Ol 373-7972 


QUCDtS CATC *W7i 3 bed flal » 
rimanl maieaon wort.. Ear or 

dri ecu ci29.ooqinrrara*J» 

t unanr. A liumv* 01 a51 
3115 


■pin P rr SO- Superb, ouwi 
ukUH taring 1« floor flat, dou 
Me bed. rerrp . _ 66 vn. 
Ll 23.000 Trl-Ol 392 0799 


IKDQWFt SQ Mh gnd n nal. 
Perwri fcMum grand rer. */ 

kll. lUriMn bfhm. 2 HW biH. iao 

,r> Cl 70 COO ono 370 B61S- 


MAYFAIR. Oil Pfllk Lane- 

rnctn apnrlmenj 

Snf 1 * ® 

mi up*- rnwenii unrom uo 
Tel Ot OtW 5564 
AIMJC SAROCMS. W*- Supen 
.p, CmvIphu romtiimn 18 
I w. rh r.i kn. 129 v M. 
*107.000 'h* 1 * *5 lS *y_ s I r ** 

Vs nilman Poeier oOs 1 

CKELSCA *w*o. iwhi ana «Mrt 
"afiiltnni JMiMi 
dM 1 hnl. erm 1 

*77.000 wP.J’tHfiSSfrn 

£153,0*0 r mo eortOBEiw 

26 VriSo 2 donbfr betojtolh. 
lilted MUM OSBMO 
S Ulbotl Uip*d4l« 52® Sg? 


kENSINQTON 

• ezTSfOoo 

Swdfct 


sm. <Mr 8 MMtmrj. Unan 
Home RbObtl mdug lor ms 

Pboae 81-938 2222 
Ol 2214 A attef bom 
•1-451 1134 


OFF^ HffiH ST. 

xqisniGTiw 

Ewapaonl stuSo W. 3SH pn- 
sau amy gnfen. Pima mr 
mw. lam rrceuwn 22 H- 12 «. 
t\Af BMd'hnipy kWohUv 


. 82 year I 
EB4JBS0. 

TBt 01-682 K54. 


tin 

Low got gangs. 


CHELSEA SW3 

Charming superbly decorated 
house m qNm arf-dMK In- Hh 
heart al ifesa. 3 bedims. 2 
basis, fheptaces in ah rooms. 2 
large mne caRvs. taw modem 
ML waned gotten wffii custom 
batbeque. Fieoaokt No Agents 
Ptease. 

Oflns in fee nrtWMfc 
CMDjDn 

01-929 4031/352 6427 


CORNWALL GARDENS 

Find no* batewiy flat wtt Nm 
mergartans. ?b^roums. 1 wffli 
en sole shower. Bathroom, ele- 
gant drawng room. Mod F/F kit- 
chen. To -hduda ontaais and 
capeis. GCH. Cornemsnt Tube. 
Long tease, reduced tar early 
aunpleTOh. 

£107,500. 

Tel: 0732 75257 


Spames & 
Company 

CHELSEA A delightful 2 
bed, drewnng noonLkitchen. 
bathroom, garden flat 84 

yoar Laasa Ei3Q,00a 
TetOl -351 0077 


SW7: 

interior designed .duplex 
ovBdoaktng Garden 
Square.' 4 Beds, 2 
Baths. Large 
Dining Room, Kit 
CH. 60 yr k 
£178,500. No Agents. 
Tat 01-370 3970 (T) 


KENSMCTON WIO 

eiiviaiifidly rofurbnlwd 4 brd 
toimiv houv. dbir rreep. </r 
MKhm /family rm. ux Hour. 
Vfiniw qdn wnh tuorrh mrw 
ourrt' CI3&000 for «l»rt PM. 
Tri. OL 960 1339 


qmnwure saf7> luxun- 
ground ilr flal. rriitetor man. 
moo. nr HyMf FV 
KmglHrbrHgr. doubt* WJW; 
kii/ nsm. 2 br«L 2 bnms. CH/ 
Chrn . 120 VMM Ir**h6ld. 
C2QO.OOO T« 01 sea 6960 


HAUIUM.TON HD, SW7 Tgp flr 

Zflbtr brd luxury ««* Or«f Lo- 
r«bofi 90+ vThr. ClSS.ooo.R 
F Landon PlmC OL660 7868 
rirs/wkntd*. 930 0833 ' 


HOUSEBOAT AT Chrrira Rrnrh 
2 dW * 1 bctK. 2 'WP K 4 H, 
vunoort. pari lurmuwd Low 

oulqninto- 049.000 on® Tri:01 
557 8067 or Ol S74 0174 
SOUTH FAC. waited ganten. S 
umibte brdrx. 37(1 drawing rm. 
mix kxrkirtq Sunhapp Car drto . 
dmind i Til t 2 BOJSOO- 
T HO&pKINS 730 9957 
OXOANT 2 B+d IUI. CH. POr 
uxv nu. garagp in martom 
maimnn iHrl W yrs. Qwrk 
bflk* tl 09.000 01602-6838 

HOLLAND PABH WU . Unmani- 
Mrawi wkimb. i wemmnL 
OAnkn> n-l C69 960 Toi : Ol 
943 8232 or 379 6207 


UNMOD 2 tod Ori Kntghfebrtdge. , 
Grd fir. 47 yuan. £136000- 
Ol 681 89T7WL. 

MTEATNOtBY CONS. LOVriy two 
brdnn nu- 76 ytars. E1I9JJ00. 
T .HOSKINS 01-730 9937. 


HAMPSTEAD A 

HIGHGATE 


^sm 


BBSIZE K BD8S 

&Tnenda]e| 


A huge ggrttan flit in ntad of 

minor imdating wftti shared gdn. 

Close to BeBao Iflbge & wfifni 

hh fewd «fe Of BNsan PwX 

i*KwnFnd Station. This ganten 

Bat widi sop Nda-emnc* has 

taiga roams. 3 bods, rsoao rm, 

M. Dathrm & gdn. OHan u n- 

■ l5S/W.Raf 


i of £15 


M 8/32004. 


NOT HMHPSTBUL A *ocy a) 

dous 213 boarooma la 

■partmem. C120JOOO. 

OX 388 tt*1 


^i— .QwtHwd Sc nupyi— _g 

CLAPHAM COMMOl 

Quin teg most outstamfing 
dortite fronted Vkmnan bouse 
we have seen in Hs araa.Ro- 
vMng ideal tanrty accommo- 


BELSDEE PARK 

Magdicsn: pood gsrdan mN- 
soiHB. mractSate enriun. 
3 bedrooms, 2 lags i/Ciazp- 
nons. 2 bafhrooms 11 ansute). 
miry room, fated wtchen. 
sumy MU desunsa fprden. 2 
nans Swiss Cange tube, tong 
tease. No Agava. 

ET 88.000. 

Tat 01 722 3818. 


nduritolim 1st & 2nd floor 

naiaaaMM 3 beds. MUrrm m 

fuie. shower rm. double 
nvrption /dining rm. study. 

fclirnm. guml clOPfc rm. »«■ 

garden. Freehold £247X010 
Tel: Ol -794-3638 alter 7 JO pm 


mi ni Oi l HIU. Neeur.itw part,. 

Large brtgfil 2 bedroom flat. 

Large reception. Filled kitchen. 

tux iky bathroom Highreitmgs. 

Can CH Huge tea C89.7EO. 

Tel: Ol 722 1136 anytime 


WEST HABVSYEAO Off Mill 
Lane CIJO.OOO onyx yon an 
armuenuauy designed 3 Bed 
How with tux bath * Kll + ■a 
room wtin a \ lew- a wnaetM 
bark yard. Tel: Ol 794-2620 


WEST HAMPSTEAD very large 
1 bed flal with lux flttM MKhm 
4 bathroom. Mua be.wen la be 
aoormaied £66.960 mine «ar- 
D+t& a runwrvs. CaH 629 7BS8 
tdayi 624 8659 lexesL 


aamr PS. mm. Luxuriously 

rt-iwauxl 2 DM C/F flaL 19" X 

18* wot with fireplace, stun* 

ning 16' X 14' kll/dinrr. Comm 

Mm. O IftOOO. Teicphpnr 287 

6429/729 9591 iHK 2o7 6022 

■Ol 

MUmmoni mbk nws. vr. 

■anan family twine dose 
HamjMcad Hwih. end of ler- 

rare. 5 rmnuna. 6 bed*, full 

GCH, lawned gardens. 
Cl 65.900. Tel: 01-267 2398- 
SOUTH H AM P S TEAD . MWS. 
Iminar flat with 65' on feng 

gan Murarr bed with rn state 

Miwr& 2nd Md A bath. Recrm. 

dining rm. Ul. U 16X00. 624 

3877/ 626 4667 IT). 
m PARLIAMENT HBX lOortlon 
House Bdi 2 floor flat: 3 beds 

nteauni mingrm.igpkii/iHner 

with itrw of irres Long Be. 

C69.960 Tel: 267 6349. 

NWS. PWKhlll Rd. ClB*nr 304 

s/d house Obtetwm. 5aedrm 

a toil Front A rear gdns. 

£145,000 605 4667/ 624 

5877 iTl 

NEW 99 YEAR LEASE Htgngate 

■ Six-Won Aienue. Luxury 3 

bed ilh GCH. Caragp. 
£129600 Tel -01 641 1341. 
OUTSTAMOWG LUX 2 BCD SON 

FLAT Nr Tifee. C 95.000. Open 

Door Ol 794 6601 ■ 

P BE fTY 1 BED PATTO FLAT Nr 

Heath Entry phone C63.750. 

Onen Door 794 6601 


SOUTH OF THE 
THAMES 


FU1NBY. imposing A amarine 
inn modentoed Edwanum 
uni in tautfit alter road wni 
of Hilt. 7 beds 2 turn*. 2 wi» 
»(\f perh. loe kil/Vk. elk. 
basrh ouhsanamg original t» 
iurm Cellar Lgr rear gdn. 
CS67.000 ritW warren A Co 
Ol 785 622? 

WANDSWORTH COMMON Beau- 
■Kill Ltriorun Senu . la 
PleUKiKXA Road 5 Bedrms. 2 
Balhnrn. 3411 Drawing . Rm. 
Broad Garden. Lately Condi- 
iwa £290600 mound 
Barrktvv 946 4788 

iknWnti 



Hatton of 4 racopbon 

My mid 


Vnmocutiitn 


braaktosl room, ealara. 8 lung 

ms. S bam- 


badrodms. _ 

rooms (ono onsutoi to master 

bad ro om). ufifey room, exter- 

nal ganten storage area and 
botnr^raga at ma and ol Hie 

7Wt ganten. Al aupertSy reno- 

vanato tlw heigtil of currant 

tashtofL Vtowtu stricflir byap- 

potntnwnt with thb office. 
C485 lOOO taahokL 

s 228 7474 

l« NORTHCOTE ROADSWI I 


USTER 

BURMETT 

ASSOCIATES 

. Tet 01-809 4646 
OuemtoMi fead. Battmea. S*& 

Ai>tgediMxrt2bcdrooioadsalf' 

coreanad Uds m ns nuch sougH 

BUT m Exttnor. ounor and 

common tufts neWy dtxarauL 

Mnhmscil W Math £75.000. be! 

nR lake ES9J50 for imafenunL 
llotgaoe facMOn wNBte. 
ForfwttMrMamafiaiiindaHioinl- 

moiB to ran phonK0l-MS464& 


WIMBLEDON - 
FAMILY HOUSE 

Pius tacome to bMota provi- 
sion. Whig rt Vctornn home. 
pTOMdsu 4 bedrooms, 2 stoop 
rooms. 2 bats and Mchsa pirn 
grsa^ hat wth 2 bedrooms, st- 
mo room, brth and tetefien. in H 
arm sadufad ganten. m need rt 
modmeaban. 


“-rssi 

Tat: 01 947 SI18 
|mh and waahaoda) 
or 01 499 6738 (offica). 


HONE MIL ChcrtooUng park. 
Ldwarettm eenri 4 bed. 9 
receps. f/r Mu dU uanert n/iw 
room. RederorMed oirou ghbu L 
many onginM fralum. CCK 
Sunny garden. Freehold. 
£92.000. THAI -671 -2561 


WEST PUTNEY. Sparloui del Old 

Mans in presugous road Cnh 

sen Mian area. 6 beds. 3 receps. 

ttll/tnenktel. utility rm. 5 baths. 

now. cedar. GCH.Sman w-far- 

ing gdn. Oge and off si parking. 
£515.000 FH. Ol 788 4079 


WEST ruihBV Edwardian lit 

floor ram-fried flal. Lounge. 2 

unarms, fined kKrhen/Bamrm 

run GCH. fHied carpets, dm 

Gtenng. garage, romunlal gar- 

Onto Freehold £77.600 lor 

quirk sale. Tel: 01-7984517 


• 2 bed. c-MInge 
style VtetenM terraced house. 
□Me MW1 rerep. wn/rm. I/I 
Httnirn & tge bath. ExoMieni de- 
cor GCH London Bridge 
Omito. £59.500 TM : 01 732 
3293 


UVtWUHdMM OOCKLANW. 

Fuu and IUum m new in an 
exrtung new emironment ham 
C6CLOOO Telephone Pams & 
OWl: 01 987 4473, 


PUTHEY, CHABLWOOO RO. Ele- 

gam s/a penod readme circa 

IDSO in superb com. The bcal 

prapeny of ns kind a come 

onto me Putney markrt . 3 brdL 

?bafhs/wr'« I dbte rerep. dimng 

rm. dav rm. k<t/brh. uUlliy. elk. 

mured, reptumbed. New roof. 

Offupknu 130’ whi Wirt gdn. 

6 CT (root gdn C3S5 jOOO FMd 

Warren a. Co 01 786 6222 

PUTNEY. ptmertalMn area Su- 

perb v riorum family home 
Arranond mw 4 fits with it& 

own i/t flat. 4 beds, en state 

shwr rm. bam. vp w . 2 

rerepk. New sohd puie kn/brit 

l uinv. rlk. cellar, cat rh. Nn 

rote Off si pfcng. I bed flal de- 

wed irng gun. C 210.000 rn. 
Warren & Co 783 6292. 
CULrtWfe Large 2 bed flal 

wilhgwt C-H . EhUyptwne A I It 

led rarprts mroYwi. Wiimn 9 

nuns wan front b.r. station. 

C363O0 L/H. Qtark sate Re 

ttutiriL 871 331 2- after 530. 


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Norfolk 

A rare opportunity to invest in * England's 
green and pleasant land'. A portfolio of agricul- 
tural properties for sale by auction, inducting 
part of walled park with old pavifflon (j * 
possibility). 20 lots, some with river 
Acreages 5 - 125. Full details from: 

Irelands Hall & Palmer 

2 UPPER KING STREET, NORWICH NR3 1HD 
Teh Norwich (0603) 610271. 


JOHN’ 1 ) WOOD 


HAMPSHIRE - 
NEAR HARTLEY WINTNEY 

THE MAJOR AND VICTORIAN PORTION 
OF A CHARMING COUNTRY HOUSE. TO 
PROVIDE 5 BEDROOMS AND 3 
BATHROOMS AND SET IN 1.5 ACRES 
OF DELIGHTFUL AND SECLUDED 
GARDENS AND GROUNDS, 
is, 23BeriarfeySq8ate, Loadoa W1X SA1. >. 
Tat d-629 9056 (Ref DCM/MPB) 



ROPLEY, NR WINCHESTER 
A wy pttmsec ft mreNi drdttJMl Batted outage neopf modenad 8 
re tfi N Cf tol . 2/3 bHkm. btotom. sung na taKhn/rtang mu stad y/3m 
bnkai. contmatoiy. Hearty bsanto ndmonteli hamgbareilntnMk. mg(«- 
nook fnpbceeto. Yay ncteteO ganten A tetter gram) att potang. 

E7SJ00 

Jo— ib«— Sk ate. BBncIroatei 0862 60300 01-491 7M« 


NEAR WELLS 

Stngfg storay pealed stem bufeflng wflh PI* far conmrston in 
ma jmeant sotting to Manrtps, within sound of CaHwfM 
bells. Main s«rvtc«s Including gas. Stona wallad 
courtMnj/gartteiu % atm Auction n October. Pries guda 
E30.000+. ideal rabramant/waakaod. Also barn for conwar- 
SMfi In Chaw Valley hamtot with paddock. 138 acres. Prica 
guide E45D0&+. 

DotaO* from Dorman Rmvbb. Tat (022SJ 333332 


CORSHAM, Wiltshire. 

F? ireliil B a st sighimiersiuitenthinto<s1orBsainnlpOctobtt-ONrsan*B 
B roowsments rt Amu Coutoy Counci. Actual? in die Hum centre, or 
very dose, aid wth toll mam p o w s M u m . Sane with period ehmta. 
Scope for iwertmert. owner oceupato n . conwcaon rto tes, liadsrtters, 
beta. etc. Rii partcubra tame 

Crisp Cnriev, Yoric Stioet, Baft. 

Tel: (1225) 62621 or 
Maitfa rad Stafford, 

Tel: (8225) 


OXFOBDSHHtE/SOIJTfl WARWICKSHIRE. 

Bwbuiy 7 rotas. Strariod IS rotas. Svmiogltan 28 mass. (Wad 32 
ssed M40 7 rules, fin Manor Hubs; Sbfortf GOMr. A fine 

and McM imna house viUi gvdsns extending to appnn H 

mresmg teams to dn propeny ndudfeig. Greai Had nnita 
MtnsM Gaiety. Towar. Studio *fe oxmeA Ktog Post tosses, 7 bed- 
idibh. Ottos towed a On region rt E175JXXL 

1 -mIa tl.,1,1— • lltete>ia,i rrlmtm fllTTaa 

AgOflU DflmV or MluilmD, tSmn Uince, 
Banbury Stockyard, Baa bury, Oxra. 

Tel: (6295) 65591 


COLIN GRAY OF CHISELHURST 

BICKLEY 

Built drca 1850. Modernised and extended lodge in X 
acre. Cottage gardens. 2 dble garages. South aspect 
Self contaned suite and office, further potential. 
£225.000 Ffeehold. 

3 High Street, CUseflrarat, Kent VR? SAD 
01-467 2205 


RURAL NORTH SUFFOLK 

10 mtes Dtes. Georgian & Earfier farmhouse in 4 
acres. 3 receptions. 5 bedrooms, an attractively styled 
property. Ref: 4788 

£115,000 

Thomas Wffiam Gaze & Son, 10 Martel HOI, 
Diss, NorfolL Tet(0379) 51931 


CLOSE TO 
WJU0SWOHTH 
COMMOIL 


Em el naee 
tmke 3Mdncms 
HH 


toy taM Vdbrtn 
a 35ta nwB ph forge 
By reere. l Bttreen. 


Snte consMWmy HC OvaB I 
SDK gauen MSI Hh pond. S am 
MB and SrssU %L 

eitajn 

Tfef: tn-871 6729 


WMDSWORHI BATES! 

DrHSU* nnjuni dc a area rate, war 

M&g Tooftef Bk Danaea. Ad 
nweam 6 betBaoraed hast 2 retro- 

14 ns. McwiWP. uiAty mm. l 

mamnn ffossitie u m M uni 

bmanaiiWionf Mbi a 

■cUr a ranifcxte mtag knitae. 

CTn u MHc ltn)dinkrl«regteH4‘ 

91-677 6371 a*n 

11-831 7780 day 


BETWEEN THE 
COMMONS 

Fully mod Vet Terr House. 5 
Beds. 2 Bates (ten-suite), Cloak- 
room. ttvough kvtog room. Fully 
fitted Kdctien. Foil Gas CH, Hew 
Hod. Good Gdn. F/HKL 
£142.000. 

Vnw ndiy. 

871 3S98 & 924 3214 


BLACXHCATH CowbWIim 
lira. RonoiaM cottage m qutet 
rwwv mure- of village. Prof**- 
5nw.il lv designed. 1 bed. MOL 
kitchen, dining. Si* x IS rewo- 
bon corning area root garden. 
Fufl GCH. FTrefioia. ftorr on- 
port unity C11SXXXL Trtrabon* 
01-518 6066 . 


CUTE BUT HULA. I UNI P/B 
ground floor rial in conwrva- 
ilvr Wdnchwonn. Newty den> 
rairiL with private pouo. 
communal garden* ft car park. 
Very rftcap lo run. 183yr lease 
«nd Syr NHBC. Weal Isi tune 
buy C49.000. TetOl 871 1B49 


DRAKEFKLD HOMO. syroocHtiel- 
i rally renoiaied Virioriwi 
family home- Spaeiou* news- 
non rnocm. wim atxna to 
garden s beds. 2 baths- 
£179.000 Tel: Ol 679 7839 or 
0956 63577 


PUTNEY SW16- moerrabte 
ungfU various 2nd floor 2dbte 
BPdptl s/r flat. CM 04/CHUT. 
paniuel floors, flowery balco- 
ny tnirypMnr. lock up gge. 
romnwipal gdns . C74.06 0 ww 
today 01 -789 0218 no agents. 

BARNES SW13 (CfkSTEUUm' 
sganotB lint door dal, recep, 
ooubk- bedroom, nau/cuiuno. 
loirhen ft baUiraam. best view 
in London. CW.9BO Can Sue 
Lork on 01 748 1609 etc. 

MTTEKSCA UKT*y 2 WlW» 

\ iriortan garden IU4 <n superb 
copdUiMi mraugiwui 4Sff rear 
■urdm ft ready 10 mme Into. 
LH CfiS-OOQ Cdwla E'*"» 22B 
0081 

CLAPHAM CO M M O N North Skte. 
OvFtKMUng pack And Whole of 
London Beauiuui Ugm 2 bed 
room peniho uir. Son te ff***- 
Parkinu OHJXO Ol 2280896 
Of 0732 358274 OfU** Hr*. 

CAMBUrwXU. BackUM on Ruv 
8.111 Park. 3 dble bed. 2 reeep. 
ir kii. small rear gun. OOt 
E 62.000 for aulck rale- View 16- 
day Te4 737 4883. 


i omnron/iubr. ground rigor P9 
fUl . 2 be*, reeep. Ml A bathrm. 
gdn C8S.000 TW 016789498 
or 01 202 S2S2 xt 207 wtateyft 


CLAPHAM 
OLD TOWN 

Stunning 120 it garden 
flat Hudge roans. Fufly 
restored and 

modernised. £65,000. 
Leasehold. 

Tel: E Hirah Henry & Co 
01-72D120B 


FAULT HOBSES SW11. 

M via fear 


Sotei - E 116 PDD. 

< Kao - naum 

Ftnacdn flwd • ETCU JQ 
Bnartn tad - fdrfflB. 
taoteU tad - n42JXS 
BmoadOB tad C bads) - E175JII1. 

—■-I ■ * - A- Iff 1,-ff- 

unm H c i Biy i woMnns 

01-228 M23 


CLAPHAM 

PARK 

Stunning mslsonette. 2 
dble bedrooms, Iga reoep. 
lovely roof terrace, anno, 
garage, private crescent. 
ES7 i S00 

E. Hugh Henry ft Co 
01-720 1208 


CLAWf A M c bbb bb ii SWlt. 

Charming sunny 1 bed 1 st Hr 

flal in pretty vict convurtlon. 

Orirtnai fraiurns. EmOeni dec- 

oralh-e Oriler. LOW eufsnteBS. 

CSS^OO. 01 225 8997 


DOCKLANDS WM theugtu eu 1 

bedroom flal bi p u ipoa c bum 

dmrfognipni In Surrey Dorics. 

Perking w» ue of comrog 

nal gardens. 07300 Tel : Ol 

251 1590 trim/ weekends] 


DOCKLANDS HOME 2 bed house 

Magml \iews of woodland & 

cuy Superb oono. lamuaoia. 

CCH B/cdarm. Garden. Bnck 

DBQ f/h C7ID00 ono For 

mark sale TcH-Ql 252 0044 


SW2. m lerr vm roe. 5/4 beds. 
2 reran, kil/bfel rm. barium 
New red. small gdn. Nr trarx 
non. L79 960 274 0600 
Firmer iinmod Vioonan 5 bed 
Inrand hir. Nr Tube IK 
Cl 00.000 Tel: Ol 874 0176 


RICHMOND ft 
KINGSTON 


TWICKENHAM 

Very pretty modernised 
cottage dose Thames & 
Mart* HUI Park- 2 beds, 
recep, tot/b'ts rm, bath. 
Ch. patio. E74JOO. 

Try offer. 

01-543 1932 (TL 


1 bod fw. 
vm- QidM or RHer ft Rtriv 
mgnd MWw 049.9S0. 01 898 
0819 Of 606 1006 CU 5818 


UaW OW L DTY home. Excel- 
lent 3 bed send. Ige Mtenn 
£153.000. Tel: 01-876-9312. 


DOCKLANDS 


Selection of omod ft N 

Howes & run erase CUv and 

Rner- CSS - £230.000 Phone 

MrDowMk Reneeauai: Ol 790 

9852 OT 0860 711664. 


DULWICH 


COURTMEAD 

CLOSE 

Bw fcegr Road. 5E34. A mag- 
niReenl house in a lint cbe 
[ocai ion. Superbly main- 
tained and improved by ibe 
pmeni owners. 4 bedrooms. 
2 badmximL E x ertio n fined 
kitchen. Utility area. Lounge. 
Dining room. Pauo garden. 
Balcony. Garaic. GCH. 
Viewing highly recom- 
mciided. £155.001 Freehold. 
Sole agents. Harvey £ 
Wheeler 01-737 6211. 


EAST DULWICH. 1 bed flat, bat- 
cons'- garden, facing park. 
£40.000 Tel: Work Ol 402 
2281 Horae 01 693 9324. 


WIMBLEDON 


WIMBLEDON SWL3 Character 

bouse wim scope for lurther lm- 

prmcfnenl. 5/6 beds 0re*sw6 

room. 2 Baths ft wo WC. Lge 

«m plan Using dining room. 

Beamed torwhovx kuetien. 

Open l ires Ban CH. lfiOfl KJUl 

fy seduded garden. Mmog for 

5 cars. Huge ante. CH lown cen- 

ter ft stiMp Offer* around 
£200000. TM.' 01-946 0291 
MAMSELBCMD; ll rooms. Nice 

n none. House or I**# 

£232.000 F/H. AbbOUbury 
01-381 0677. 


PROPERTY TO LET 
LONDON 


CHESILTOR RD, SV6 

Exceptional studio mais, 1 
bed. studn racept. FF Mt, 
lux bath.- Inunac dec. 
older. fiffSpa. 

ULLTYTLLE RD, SWS 

fate magnifieeflt 6 bed fise, 
3 recep. mm " 
avail 1 yr +. 

HENLEYS. 
01-736 0089. 


lXT prooenm 
irom C100 C3A00 pw. Pet- 

wnal Sonicr. 01-488 3080 or 
0036-892024 anytime iTV 


A M WJ 1C H ESTATES qwrtterie 
m rrnUM ft leumg in the w« 
End ft Central London, from 
somite Homos io umirtoiB 
apunrnb. Contact 409 0394 m 
MNDOLTN AVt Link- Venice. 
Lgesutuu- 1 bed. lux flal Balro- 
m*. an amenwev. in Nasn 
terrace. ClBOpw.d 206 1417. 


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Cottars, Castles. Manors 
or Mansions. Each month 
hundreds of period homes 
lor sale nationwide. 
Buying or sefeng contact 
UK Bfstsrtc BflMtafS Ca, 
Cfcahkaot CB24 8Jfi 

Til 63S95-7983/612S 



ASCOT Modern wwnhmw Lge 
WWWWI. 4 DMlrai. 2 battirrrft. 
kilt hen. garagr. Lge sm«*d 
garden CCH. OomrnKtit for 
Miw Motoruoys. ranreunr. 
£7AOOa Tte«990 26458 

SUNMMDALE/ABCDT o' brd 
Crargan horar sd in 1 acre of 
gardni. 3 NCPk ID/turakUK, 2 
baths il mum. snoakn ■/ 

games room. f/h. LMLOOQ. 
ono. Tte: 10990. 21631 

BiBi 

BUCKS 

CHALFOHT ST GILES 

fend emcr ran ragracM m 

MrreopnwflCH 4teM.?uasi 
resrar tegr boned tonge rah a- 
gtonft. tut. amg non. studf 

OtSflPP Wn lge WBf VC Mr 

oin ocs ataiiiaiiM aid roe oga ki 
•ov prCt 6 an war afel ga 
deal hare tale 

Inuat CSBJOfl 

02407 4787 
(W/ud A eves) 

WOOBURM CltZOI ■ 2 irons 

MJO. ADOTOX. 30 mun. Lon- 
den. tan mac. fully rroettfrd. 
modmuiM. lum of ccm. can. 
style n*r. 2 rm. 2 treda, now 
Ul. and bathroom. uilL room, 
rtew gas fft. 41*0. MitelbUlg. d«- 
ror ft canted. Lg* gdn. bACVlng 
onto golf roars*. Offers in re- 
gion CSS.75Q T*l: QM06 3736 

NR BEACONSnPLD Edwinw 
house of rhjrarwr .Outel dob- 
lioa. 3 recras. KU/ri'bBL 
ulfMy 6 beds. 3 bMhs GCH. 9 
garages. AUrarlUe garden of 1 
acre wiui heated pool and 5 
room Finnish log nbm. Offers 
in excess of C358000. View 10 - 
■toy. Tetegtwnei0«946 2912 

BURNItAM Auracthe detached 
house n excteteni teeation. 
Lounge / dliiliw room. kHrhen. 
rtoakToom. 4/S bMroaiiH. 1 
wim emufte shower room. 
Bamroam. garage, heated pool. 

acre. ClftOOOa ToC062fl6 
2214 pi prongs. 

NIL OEfUIAltD'S CROSS - I71h c 
rortaoe in evredeni canmuon. 
Submits' MM osmookmg 
raernnon 50ft kimg area. Ger- 
man Oak lined ku. a doubte 
beds, siuow/brd. bath & garden 
mui patio and pond css.«sa 
Trt : 0783 886457 leies* w/el 

DEVON A CORNWALL 


lM 


You need CarnwaiK Pranmy 
Mag. Details- 0637 876385. 


Humberts 


Norik Devoa 1B2 Acres 

Lyitna 3 rales 
A toBtoh MtertW WdPTtaj 
to 


aartn te 
I faSas 


Mrarebcent stone fain 
rath piamng la cnnscisiai to 11 
Hahby cottages, shop, cute 
bar. onarun, an and wan- 
ning port. 

Fw pwptttors bmtoot Bc wtfh3 
ftccpboo roans, 6 babnans. 
tacan/bregfaMii Comal bed- 
mg. DoMi gtrang. 

MWer B tart groan . pKtm 
fietos. lot vretandL 
In aft about 102 Acran. 
Oftara to mm of CBOJDOO 


KwH ftSo»k BUffeei. 

Trt (82 372J 72148 ute 
, I laiali hi Eum. 
TcbtaSU) 21 1585. 




WEST DEVON 
4m. COAST 
SECLUDED 
COTTAGE IN 
LOVE LY WO ODED 
SETTING 

Commercial Christmas 
Tree Plan lai ion. Auction 
October, unless sold. Reply 
II East Street 
Okchampion 
(0837) 3258. JG/688. 


DEVON 

Ancient Manor in tovety country 
war Ere VaUey 4 Reopbin. 5/6 
Beoams. 2 Safes, beams, un- 
spoiled views, gardens, 
courtyard sbanU orttwto- 
mgs. 5 acres. 13 nates Exeter 
Price orate nM.000/E20OD00. 
Cbamnarlaine-Srolbers 8 
ihcbetmare. 22 Souilumluy 
East Enter (0392) 75018. 


EXMOOTH, DEVOA 

Spacious nnondabfo del 
bungalow 200 yds seafront. 
Son maws. 2 bads ate. Au> 
bon 30th SdpL Price grata 
£80.000 to £90.000. 

The Lester San* 
Partaership 20 Belle 
St, Ex ninth 277333. 


OPTSTAHOBfC VIEWS prarrtoL 
•mckmb 3 bni ronage in Ham- 
W Near MomaUMniMiM 
£46.000 For ram nanoteium 
TetOl 672 2764 or 977 8567 


UROE FAMILY homr/ mnrxr 

rrbuill l« i high tUndvd Iron 

famrenaenr buildings laywr 

wtung. 2* 1 arm ID Mms St 
•jra/ Praranw. £88.000 ono. 

OT36 66374 or Ol 4B5 7334. 

FLYMDUTM purpott built. 2 

brdtoorard flat in nmtern block 

u/rtoor iiraung. near Hoc. town 

contra, theatre etc. £48000. 

0752 663067. 


EAST ANGLIA 


TRAWnONAUY BUILT 

Houaaa I Pun g ata u u from 
E2t» and £28998 Sdes 
avaftttta At LaKOto. Barrow 
on Humber. Chapel St Laon- 
artis and Kbion in Unteay. 

WATCH LODGE LTD 

SHe Office. Kafstan teal 
Deddhgtaa Pari 


0522-689342 



feWfcWH BBOAO. Larer «- 
tented temi 3 1 arpr Mdrm, 
tenjr taungp. «o 

LHrnrn/dto-r/braakfrat m, 
uuiiu- rm, b»hrm. Law par 
*"■ WtoteArortanoos. OCH 
<-56-500 ono. vm to angrrci- 
tee slnr. Phone 0602 


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PROPERTY BUYERS’ 


COUNTRY PROPERTIES 


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Sixty-threc acres of woodland and 
gardens- and only seven acres for 
development... that’s the Marina 
del Este. 

A little over an hour s drive east 01 
Malaga, the Marina, with 326 berths, is 
positioned with exquisite care around a 
sheltered bay- with enticingly luxurious 
apartments in a garden setting. 

For more information, please contact our 
London sales office at 150 Regent Street, 
W1R 5 FA. Tel: 01-439 62S8 or the Marina' 
on 010 34 58 640 400 (7 days a week). 


JjiL BrfU- 

AknME Pn™c* ofGmpaifa.Spefc- 


BARCLAY OVERSEAS 
PROPERTIES LIMITED 

COSTA DEL SOL COSTA BLANCA 

FROM NERJA TO MARBELLA 
Detached Vilbs from £28,350 
Apartments from — £15,730 
TORREVIEJA 
Lago Jardin Health Centre 

Apartments from £11,000 

BMfini* from £19,000 

For farter details of these and our weddy inspcctiM 
Omtu proemouae contact: EEte House, 155 Main 
Road, Biggin Hm, Kent. 

Tet TO39 76327 (24 bow answering serrke) 


NEW APARTMENTS 

INCALAH0NDA 



ALDEBURGH, 

SUFFOLK 

Full) gas lined ten I rail) 
hcaiixl flat, magnificent sea 
Using room. Dining 
aKusf. 2 Bedrooms. Kitchen. 
Haihroum. Garaging spaa:. 


Toohy & Son 
(9728 85} 2M6 
Office Hoars 


LllfCS 

(Lncafn 9 nuto) 

Suwrb omnstan at a Ira 188i 
Century 8am n attractive park- 
bra setting Hat Cloak. 2 
Betas Study Bnuk Kectm. 
UN 5 Be 05 Bath & Shown 
Rooms. CM CH On. E76J00 

Teh Wiffiam H. Brawn 
(0522) 44041. 


SUFFOLK Iipurv rw i rfi wiu (lots I 
■HHI tainWou, lor Itir rtdrrly ] 
■■uiepindnil. SUiuinl in the 
n.rrWrl imn of Hurv SI CO 1 
nuinds. d Ifw minuln walk 
Hum mr.,1 shorn A new mod , 
<iM ilriiMonTini] «.uh luxury 
lull, mini uwiAIr kitchen* in- 
• Iimiihi nun, rtenrirul nlm ' 
On,- .Hid h*>, Iwlrimm a, ail . 
■UMi I uUi indtumOenn- with , 
mi Min, runs htenvs. Waidru . 
.in rail I nr iiw w ifm Prvr*. 

from Lftf.iXC UW I or dr : 

lailnl brnrnurr to Jnrl H nmn 
:«a Hjllri Slf"«. (Jury SI Ed- 
mi HU]. Siillnlk Tel iOrR-ll 

nHr* 

MOWTM MONFOLK, rime In tnrd 1 
'.alrnmu and teaches CTarm- 
mh, dur.iuii 3 bedroom home I 
■'ii nlkiw CmF C-IH MO 'for , 
•iiiuk sain lO.'tJl 77642. I 


BRENTFORD 

Detached bungalow m aw rtw 5 
-ion. Lovdy son- rural position 
sacking on wads Ckne to golf 
course and M25 Mnutes to sa- 
i»u and town centre Ccmpnsmg 
5 bedroom. lounge. Ku j Ora. 
Djnrnnm. 2 tales 0FCK boo- ; 
bn g(a»d. wall and retd , 
taatiabon Low nurntpiance ' 
costs Greenhouse, oarage, out- ; 
Puddings, garden cMO. irus | 
lien and fishponds. Earty j 
erase wi _ 

Oltas around nssjn. 

Tel 0277 811387. 


ESSEX/SUSSEX 

BORDERS 

Centre oi wiijge. wa»y restored 
14 15th mum 93* 2 ksua Muse. 
5 beds ? naffi Ii kraiy nmnei 
Duuntui Beanw worn. »ohb l 
ace mi pond <*vj many mnn 
uer.. im-«wct*atir ft** on nwW. 
OKcmn legion ol £ ISO 000. 

Tet (Day) 0787 61919 
(NiflK) 0787 237901. 


GLOUCESTERSHIRE 


A RARE OPPORTUNITY 

Id tkuchui suK'D coireerieo 
Ekfjoi-imn cotiaoK m beautiful 
Suuiu casMU e o ns w Snin Han- 
im ifi m M.mS Ewwi 

iH-.,m- llii niwhoul Macin' 
Ik . ii m Qresunq rm m suHe 
■uinrin. 2 tedme. A ‘Kinl 
haiiiiw inunor ilmino lull. 
I Hi ih-ii hep VtC A slMdi 
full C H Walled gdn with 
■ r.v>i.iMn gnu imruml nor 
C 125 ADO Tot 0453-843444 


GLOUCESTERSHIRE 

1 17 miln 

WinctKambc I mile 
OidkTiham 6 miles 

A small CouwoU Estate in 
on Area uTOuisunding Nat- 
ural Beaul, with a line iKlh 
Century (jiadc II Hihoc. . 
Li sicd penod outbuildings, 
uair anwimodatian and 
magnificcm views. 

3 detain mm ion rooms, 
modern dumcstie offices, n 
principal bedrooms. 2 wnh 
en suite baih rooms. 3 sec- 
ondary bedrooms. 2 lunlwr 
haihrooms. sewing and iron- 
ing rooms. 

Beautiful gardens, swim- 
ming pool, tennis ,oun. 
i listed cuach bouse, escdimi 
siatdcs and outhjildings. 
I'nmmlemised staR cottage 
and stable flaL 
Pasture land, woodland and 
cricket ground amuutning to 
aoptOMmaicI) 117 acres. 

Offers are iorited in (be re- 
Rian of £600.000 tar the 
Freehold. 

Apsis: naflnr .Street Hone. 
(Ireocvwr CI.t 2,\P. 

Tel: [02851 3334 


GLOUCESTERSHIRE 
Cola Si. A Id w, ns 

Six fine htniw-s cirateu from 
un impmiing LiMed IMh 
iVniur) t tiiswohJ Manor 
House. All with private gar* 
Uens and garaging and 
viiuat.'ii m one nt the prem- 
csi villages in the t niswnlds 

Prices from £100.000 » 
£I45J000 (nr X 4. and 5 
bedroomrd hoows each with 
ut kwi 2 bathroom, and wse 

of a swinnante poof, 

Apply: Dollar Street Home 
Cirencester Cl 7 HP. 
Tel: (02851 3334 


COTSWOLDS. 

Okw» 4 rwes 

[kwmt -jum iruttnce wamv 
sdli'O inrvens .'MMi wcbBUs: 
m j G F sees 2 UK f f W l'« 
rei ius~. cri'tj Bn Bm sumc in’ 
- I?V tMOrgs me Hnmn) c»i 
nvnii Can Pmcoos 9t acres 
CISMSB 

A Em ft PartMK. 

29 Sheep Street 
CJreKestor. Bta. 

(0285) 5031 


GL0DCESTEBSH1RE 

Cotswsfds. 

Sto»«>-Vhe->atd. 

7 mnuot ? re 3 hcnmoM 
iiiw orwus m n 
0>oHs Muw e-ywwj 
nsn m : v rem i]i me CdreMWK 

PrtwMjWwdraya 

Coffiss. Bjnad & Bntoy. 



GLOS/OXFORDSHIRE 

BOBS. 

Superbly appointed spa- 
cious moo Cotswold 
residence. 3 twapton. ha- 
ury kitchen, magnificant 
games rm. music rm. 4 
Deunns. 2 Datnnm. grgnp, 
righ Quarty ^hpi ^. V: acre. 

0608 61666 office hours <U 


HISTORIC TOtfMCSMMY,, 

?v>y m i on rn_irt l»uu- .U MW 

, ii,. - , 5 imh nnnw-i room. 

C1U.000 0CH44 SW0B& 


COTSWOLDS Mdh an I ft.- Wok] 
S/A Bnt tisird stonr Coilaw 
I nit, HhvkHiiivd CH Bath a 
Shown ffrs Iqr Palm Car & 
Cv-.pjtp 0 «'k 4. S-lonug tltw 
1(1 HUIkn MlUfr L7oJ00 
Pip.tv Trt (MSI USoS 


AMP0BT. (fAMPSKIHE. An 
outstandhig new det a ched 
ftouss in a gtartous Dosftloa 
5 bedrooms, 3 receptions. 2 
bathroom s . etHtude shower 
room, kitchen/ breakfast 
room, utility room. dotdSe 
garage includes potential 
dependents arete, mature 
gardens of 1 acre. PRICE: 
£225.000 ANDOVER OF- 
FICE (0264] 52207 
SOUTH WftRirSOIWUBH. 
HAMPSHIRE. Detached pe- 
riod family house. 5 
bedrooms. 2 receptions, 
bathroom, kitchen, ctoafcsf 
shower, utikty. ceBar. ga- 
rage, gardens (good access 
M3 and Hook Station). 
PRICE; £120.000. ODtHAM 
OFFICE 1025671) 2236 


BOURNEMOUTH 

Large may asanmiti eauwa n 
gnoumu Ot BotFWhDuoi gerom. « 
nurnjUH «*K town cwjpb and 
naacn Sean. 2 M tiawrooms. 2 
leercwon reams, kree btenen wnn 
noo J«d eye if^iownete, rinan 
tniaw to aw guaenv. treemy n 
•wy gaoa iMeoraire oroer 
neooa Forces me as gang 
aarMd 

THJJ202 760370 


OLD POBTSMOUTH, 

A lew tnwruiouK of imtu- 1 
vaf ongn mtii trews of harbow i 
entran c a. Modern ised 3/4 I 
DBdnTts duuu er accommoda- 
tion me- dole gee. auto rod 
terrace & court yard garden. Of 
ea t sdenple Meres n anyone 
wnh mar itime mores. For sate 
by auction 80 October 1986. 

WUetaads (0785) 820701 


IONS SVTTON, nr Oditum MSS 
nnm. Waterloo « mmv Mod 
nrwn run imnr tn lovrty vll 
kwr 3 IWW ctk kllCtWtl. 
uiniiv a brtt, 2 bams <1 
mMiiipi rtt. oeuHe garage 
CiaSOOO tor murk sir Tet 
iOMoi 802270 


WHT PAY OOOAOO m London 5 
£rtKKTtl J W. irtiCnw 
houv. Harewiirr / Surrey nor 
d«‘ C135O00. Trt -04201 

87 503 


HAIWSlimC Alton 3>. nw cn- 
> (Mining prnod ItMtdm! 

roller a beds, balhrm. Mil. 
32' ii, ng rm. igc Mt/aining rm 
uuliD. rteakrm. CH. ggr. (el 
, uer gjrdifi Around Cl 10.000 
Mrwngrr May Bavrmorh. Ah 
ton -OaWi WDM 
NR fHAFTCSDUSV 04 J.-d bed) 
2 r«w mmrm. unwmi. tua 
kjt'hkhl rm on CH. garanr. 
uairtnt CQfi.OOO 0747 B8 8188 
SMJTMSCA. DM kin ,-UU b 
hHv. 3 tgr irrWL rami' CM- 
Ur, CCH dW stir Suprrb 
rend U SOOOO 0708 732079 


HEREFORDSHIRE. 
WORC& & SHROP 


LUDLOW - 
SHROPSHIRE 

ciceptmnaf Georgian coonny 
residence ateeer* 8wer Tone. 
Panoratoc rural wews jw 1 nme 
lusom: town centra. 3 reaps. S 
beds. 2 bams. i*t acres. 
£130.000 H8L3M7 
Coupe- & &een |QS84) 3721 


Touchstoiws. 

19 Plymouth Rd, 

Bamt Green 

A superb freehold modem 
detached bunretow situated 
lOmls Birmingham Qtv Cen- 
tre & 2m!s from M5 i M42 
Mmo rways, and oqnstnicte d 
to an exceptional standard in 
beautiful mature grounds of 
1 acre. The nraparty offers 
excellent and well-designed 
accommodation conwiang: 
porch, reception foil fitted 
cloakrm, magnificent 
lounge, excellent dining 
rm/suniounge, utility, 
study/library. 3 dble 
bedrms, 2 battams. triple 
garage. Gas CH. double 
glazmg. 

VIEWING IS STRONGLY 
RECOMMENDED 
Offers around £15<UU0 
Robert Oofsoam 
& Company 
021 445 3311 


w umim « MB** emtrtre 
Him wmi wing. Ml conutawd 
oanacn WvM trettwi. 3 bnta. 

2 lutm. pntMP waited garden, 
Mb 3 mlln. SS 5H.QQQ For OuKk 
Sate Catii Bwm only. Tet. 01 
881 0004 or 0906-771736 


HERTFORDSHIRE 


CHORLEY WOOD 

Designers beautifully 
modernised penod 4 baa. 
2 bath conoge overtooiung 
common ft goH conse. 
Superbly ato&ed ft land- 
scaped M acre garden. 
Offers £200.000- 

Tetephone 
0927 83918. 


MUftNUCX CtmTntng 94 year 
old bunoaMw. Green Ml v lews. 

Urge rerep. 9 dH beds. flL 
htUUm. under Door heaung. 
loti, garage, garden. M2S. Ml 
iiuartMM 9i. Luton Aintort. SC 
Pann*. an 30 iwmUrv 
C85-OOQ T«: 05897 S237. 


AUJUX 5 MCS Mum-. 4 MS SI 
Albans, nainm A close 
M25'Ai 3 rereps. nugr tateft- 
en. 2 balhrms. uullly OCH. 
Ggr. 100 II tromage Farmland 
liras. C98.9S0. <07271 23776 
To VH-w/wrrir l« 


Lounge. Large fitted 
fdfchenA^rwig. Gas cen- 
tral heating. Fully 
carpete d. Spacious 
entrance. 

Possible investment or 
main or second draft- 
ing. Furniture and 
effects avalabie by ne- 

f iotiation. 999 year 
Base. No service 
charge. Serious offers 
only around £39.500. 

Phone: 01-381 2066. 


OXFORDSHIRE 


RIVER THAMES 
£240,000 

Often Imbed. Quick Sale 
Requirad. IntMdual house. 
3/4 Beds. 4 Roc eps. 2*. 
acres. 200ft of Thames 
frontage. Bucked ft Bderd, 
5 a Martins StrseL 
Waenroofd. (0401) 38651 


PMOnisB duptei Aia ti re ra 
wettaotanj sra. 9 bate. 2 tallis 
naria. lacs bm. Uduo, 
tfcalng roam. araMMeng. Mn 
turacsi mgal gasps. taBjr 
hitaod 

SSiena 

TH (BUflfUU 
HI 3471 671 67S OR 

(mg nt 28 szm 


COSTA BLANCA 
La Zenia 

Excellent range of ApnrtnmB/yiUas tor safe in Campmnor. 
Cibo Ros and La Zeno, consisting of I to 4 bedrooms. 

Prices stmt from £25,000 
For more infbnnation. please contact; 

Hariinpou Company Limited. 

4lh Boor. 1 QifJbrd &ircL London W(X IRA 
Td No: 01-734 1128 


.Ibuis all the year round, in the heart of the Ossta del 
SaL We have just coaqjfciied a quality development of 
42 luxurious 90m 1 apartments at Gilahnnria. between 
Fuengiida and Maxbella. 

Built around a trnde swimming pool aanplex. radi 
ppartwwwkw; mo full size bedflxgns. bathroom, k itch e n . 
iro.ny riintng moni and firiier a patio or balcony over- 
looking the pool and grrriens. 

With oarble floos throughout, these ap ar tments 
ipp wqwir outstanding value at only 6.900.000 pesetas 
frre-tmlri and are teady far immediate occupation. 

UK. martfflges can be arranged, as can all legil services. 


But there are only 26 apartments. left -so hurry! 
Write for full details me photographs ia the developer: 



75 G'Cdmans lane. Mass ley, Colchester C06 INQ. 



PORTUGAL 


WOWTUCAL cncre* IS mi lei 
from Lisbon. Fully modernised 
family house near amenities & 
Mach. Tel 01 581 3111 eves. 


FRANCE 


GENERAL 


■CAUTIFU. NEW beach apart 
meiu op nrtvale tstand In lagoon 
of Cap D'Agde. Brochure A hm 
, detaih TH: France 65 99 36 18 



■BZA Fuvy f ur nu n ed 2nd floor 
(top noon 1 Mdroom aparuncM 
ovenooking sea. 200 yds. 
Swtnimng pool A tennis court 
, with deeds. £29.000. Tel 0993 
5723. 


hFWUKE. lie rn u i t. VtUape 
house 2 beds .roof terrace. 
countryside views, v hour era 
and motorway XI 0.600.P*rtku 
plus Photo. Trt 0963 32068 




MARBELLA Luxury apartment 
in Parauc Marbrila. 4 bed. 3 
bath, fully funusned. pools, gar- 
dens. Ctose beactv snaps. F/M 
£76.000. or raclMnge property 
m U K. TH 102281 31951 



SWITZERLAND 

TMC tWIM SHCtALHTS Oom- 
pkrtc range of properties in over 
60 winter /summer resorts Eg 
Vertuer. VllUrs. Lake Lucerne. 
Beroev Obrrtand etc Contact 
Hilary Scot! Property. 422 Up 
per Richmond Road WuL 
London SW14. Tel: 01-876 
6556. 

VILLARS 

Apartments hm £69.000 
Chalets from £275.000 
Finance 60% at 6.5% 
Inspctn flight 10th Oct 


[twirls. 


OOTTACC 1867 Omm/Becks 
border, wtm */c annexe. ¥> 
acre gansep. On fee tiilapp. AH 
mod ran, 1 hr London. 
£130.000 Tet 023459-220 


CANARY ISLANDS 


■ UUVl SOWN. The best de- 
vetownents on San Mlgurt Golf 
Oourv overtooMng wa. or w 
oerb properties bv Knrt Konrad, 
odncvfir to new Marina, nr Law 
Amertcas. Tet Chan Sol Prop- 
erties 107721 26667 124 hn> 
abqpa me m ber Free brochure 



SOUTH or FKAMOE. Provence 
villa. 3 beds, under commiHKxi 
in unspoilt situation away mm 
coast. Exceptions views. Pool. 
m ana gem eiH etc a«a. 
£65.00a 07974 3162 07. 
ntAMGC - All regions - caUagu - 
chateaux from £10.000. Fi- 
nance avauaMe. Brochure. 
VU1MM Ltd 01-485 2733. 
STUCK! APT. Overloolclno OoHr 
St-Tropoz. Provencal style vu- 
lage. Shared pooL I bed. 
£46.000. Teh 0993-812087. 



ESTAPOKA Costa DH Sot. Lux 
apl S/furn. 2 beds. 2 balhrms. 

2 hates, overlooking Manna, 
views M Gter CSO.OOO. Tet 
0700 78257 

m B5g 1 ■ Small detatiwd 
csublcuied house, suualcd in 
quirt presmuous village devei- 
opmrm al Las Lomas dH 
MarbeHa Pueblo. 2 beds. 2 
baths, kitchen, lounge- dining 
palio. communal pod 
£68.000. Tot 10694] 74228 'Of- 
fice hours) 

TtMXT MALASA ft ALMBHA 2 

del villas on Med m delightful' 
unspali village, glorlouj views. 

3 begs and 6/6 beds. gpv. full 
turn. £ 20.000 and t-MMO. 
Viewing 16th Sept to 8U, Oct. 
0892 24362 HU Frl then 0460 
20587 


Tel: 01-485 8811 


LAND FOR SALE 


HIRlfMQtm 6 acres r/hoM 
woodland. Best olfer over 
£7500 serum. TH.0763 61419 


TIMESHARE OVERSEAS 


TIH B E SI I AI Ift CONTACT. Owners 
wishing to sHI. master wilh ns. 
Buvrrv reglslrr your require-- 
menu wnh us We have I Bled 
I tor sale now- TENERIFE Palm 
Beach club • WJm 14/15 S 
Dim isbw 61 * Win 39/33 2 

him islosUi. ■ Wks 48/49/50 
2 brm islps 6) Fun Mato 
•03231 647403. 


house in sought after village 
£185.000. rrau ft Mead lOasu 
32313 


SCOTLAND 


ISLAND 
FOR SALE - 

Htdn Ol HUp. Orkney. Appfto- 
nDtety H mfe north d Stransay 
and ortMtog a S’ acres. Home 
m hmHde and seals. Otters ww 
£21000. hmlta particutzrs fttm 
StKWxad ft Wefitebum, W5. 
SSa Wert Street Kirkwall. . 
Orkney. Tet (0856) 2216. 



RM OT MBMM. 2/3 bed collage 
in approx 3 acres ground. 2S0m 
hrarti ChnsidreuMe potential. 
£42.000 07707 438. 


SOMERSET & AVON 


IRELAND 


COffH OTY. Luxury town Muse 
for sale, suitable lor RrotesMon- 


PERIOD RAGSTOK 
FARMHOUSE 

Easto conraitafaie London (55 
imn Qanng Grass). UmOOlB n>- 
rat settnu. natural (MM. AMK» 
ih acres. LoutSY seduced gar- 
deM. Begem neaWa accomm- 
odairan. 4/5 doutxe beds, 3 
turns (2 ensure] . 36fl beamd 
recep Mn w«i nqieflook . 2 lur- 
otef racawns. dragnet weneoj' 
neakfasi room, porawe 
reoBw.guesf.'tiffice strae. GDI 
, Trade bnck garage - storage/ 
workstiop/stuoio. 

£ 210*000 
Kora tend rad asking 
right* «vadawn 

0802 73242 


By direction of ’ 

King's College 

Somerset, Taunton 
Betodemlal HM of 3,18 
•crea in sue lot. 

Content far- 
7 NreDrtitop 
B New rirt* 

9 Fbts fai Ongpui Home 1 
] Catlap far renovation 
Tender ■ Clorin* date: 

‘ 12 boob, Wedacadaj 
October 3, 1986. 
Detail*; Teaman Office, 

17 Bemreet St. Tenaton. 
Tt* (0828) 88484 
trwawHMiwj 


KTAOtiEB STONE BARN ran- 
version m nearly 2 acre*. 3 
trriTwonv urge lined kitchen 
ulilm . rWrikroom /nr.,8 Brd- 

ronmv. 3 nui hroomv il msuitel. 

<*», CH Oouaw garage. S0fr 
iddrti LntnlcnuBird rounlry 
im«. 15 miles Bath. IS mm 
Rnxot. s miles Writs. Oilers 
around Cl 50.000 TOL-037S 
612373 / 076 121 540 


HD SOMOFtUT very prrtQ 
ore- ftialt house in small vil 
Uw iOov* mainline -vhuian. 
London 1 - hours MlllfteM 
SrftMioli 3 h*w». 3 rereptian. 
kiirnrn wiUi ago. 2 bato*. CH. 
good oumuildinq*. 1 - acre, very 
pram . ydwM garden- i 
1 93.500 TH 0458 50804 1 


GEORGIAN BATH 

8 mkutK wik carte of Safe 
Complete Genoan wraced hausa 
tiy Jaw Fash, a floors. 13 rooms 
4- desks (5 jHBsert bmUoocra ]. 
Lower ground floor, cart) oossely 
Ik sw cmaned Os. Whuft 
ran Mem owrtootara nmao 
Mn. SnuMBl ntM g*dan onto 
Maws sthl Room tor double ga- 
rage or snail rrausa/garan. uree 
ana and showas immt road. 
6CH. Full* mwad. Hongxk gu»- 
arau to 95. FmehoU. £200000 
TEL: Mr Pararil or Hr Traao 
6225 f am er 0225 86507 


ROYAL SOMERSET 

Beautdutu re a torod period 
house with erdoor swimming 
pool stanrting in lovely gar- 
dens of soma IX acres. 
Substantial otters knitted for 
the Freehold. 

Pafner Sae» & Co 
6963 34174 


TAUNTON Superb 5 t i w irin drt. 
house, krt ft break-bar. pcual. 

SftuaiM on to acre ptot wim se- 
eluded gdn. Pncr Inc. cerprta & 
am, C66-W0. TH: 0078 
786597 Otr. 0823 759 60 Ev» 

HONTH SflWrtUCT. LnspoW 
lively village Good amenities. 
Del bungalow. 2 beds, nc (Irv 
Hh. lux naui. kk. Igr lounge ft 
polio £56.000.109341843503. 
MR CHARD- Spbcknzv cottage- 8 
room*. 3 beds, lounge, tun/nn. 
kit. Rayburn. CH. C80.000. TeL- 
I 04600 5149 (or details. 


SURREY 


BABShOT Grade It Lasted 15th 
century umber framed village 
roUagn. ongmaUy part of 
Coaching Inn. 3 r«vpu«*» .3 
bed rooms, luxury Ole ben. All 
rorem heavily beamed, (fas 
rmlra Healing Courtyard gar- 
den. double garage and 
workshop. Offers on £190000 
• Tel: 0276-74615. 


FARHHAM, Casuestrert . CDBser- 
lauon area Luxury lint noor 
Hat 1.300 touare rom. 2 
nrvesjv. 2 beds 2 Dailrs. Fully 
Idled kUrhen. Including I ridge, 
•reerer. dichwasner Fully car 
peiro OCH Cxpk* lo BR 99 yr 
lesite Immediate po«MSiofl. 
C*«00O TH i0252i 314111 


HflCTmocte Detached S year 
ou home. 4 bedrooms. 2 receo- 
Irons. 2 bathrooms, famjr lully 
tilled kHrtwn. doubie garage. 

central heating. 1 149.000 
TH 0932 5S786. 

COBMAM Regency style dH. S 
rrerps. 4 nros. 2 Mim. lasrhen. 
OreMJaM roam, uubty. cloak, 
room DOtegge GCH. 1/3 acre 
Cldaow Esher 6845a 


HEADLEY -Surrey. 

A sntisantial «ang of an impos- 
ing country mansion with 
distinaDisind taory n parMand 
setting. Rural but comwiant lo- 
cation. 3 bedrooms. 2 
bathrooms, dates mom/betf 4. 
drawin g room, dining room, 
taxhen wflti breradast am. cen- 
tral heating, garage, private 
j/ro und ^ 1h acres. E175J1D0 

flppfy Anwfd ft Son, 

Tet 

Dorking (0386) 886GGG. 


GAMBERLEY 

DekQhtitd sedated frottote bw- 
gatok. stamkng m one Dent acre 
south bring malm grounds. 4/5 
beds. 3/4 retxps. votn ensue and 
second taftrBcsn, (ud gas ch. ga- 
rage. Huy ohu testedsd, as 
ssissr to An&aKa. tat- 

mcdMe ®ssssS po micsI bb tor 

tor* 

main or mu offer. 

TH. (627S) 64393 


WINOLESHAM: Attracttve. peri- 
od collage overlooking 
farmland. 2 mb M3 luncuon 3. 
Spinous arcomodauon com- 
prises: 2 T triple aspect drawing 
room, study, triple aspect 26 ' 
toning room. 4 bdrms. or 3 
bdrim/granny ItaL shower 
room, bathroom, modern kilch- 
cn Mature, secluded garden, 
fruit trees, patio, bbcue. pond, 
dbl garage 03 acres. E1S7JOO 
ono. TCI. >0276 1 75450. 


WAR WOfUMO New 4 

eraroomea MxiM house of 
□uahiy and character 2 bains. 
Can CH 5 retentions, fully fil- 
led kitchen with appliance*, 
double garage, fully carpefca. 
KH.B.C-- £t 22^00 Peck 
Properties Ltd. Cuunforo 
104831 35110. 


DMLEPtELfi titiCDL Warm. 
romWrUOle modern noose in 
dim nil de sac. 2 a* sunny stl- 
ling rm. tuning rm, 'Idtchen. 
ii 1 1 in v rm. 4 beorms Utaed 
wararoeesi. 2 uathnns. dble 
<iyr. pkng (or a cork. Dble glaz- 
ing a Barham sectmry 
inroimhow. Gas eft. Principal 
roams face south ove r lov rty 
mature gardens. Built 1978. IO 
vr NHBC guarantee Close 
Windsor Qreai Park. M4. Mi. 
M25 ft Hrolhrow. £179.000 
Please IHephone 0784 56709. 

CHOBMAM, 5URHET 30 IMK 
rentrr London roan or rail. 
"Sussex lamhouse - style. 5 
lean old. IS room, art a cnea 
double garage. 4 to acres, beau- 
niui views over un-sooUJ 
rouoin side cSOo/MO TH. 
09005 7770 

WE S TCOT T. OORXMQ. 9 ted 
Drt Bungalow set m 'i acre 
wouruts m nnv M alt Village 
Green Drawinn rm. soactoos 
rtft haJI/dnu«*l rm. fully lit kH 
Rewired ft ro-pf united GasCH 
Sep Drt Gge CI99.500 FH 
.0306 B89093 eves ft W/ertd s. 


SUSSEX 


COLGATE Nr Hetsbam 

Easy access M.Z3 5 M25. Out- 
sbntog de t ached county house 
retfi 6 acres and od|. SaB-amt. 
aunsw. Ma nre UwB soutoriy 

c fo ot v wuwu ana wina DarueiL 
4 loose bores, bard terns d. 
Urge sonten smmowig pt 4 
bads, ro-soa spa bathnn. 2 
shower nra. dranoig. tfnng and 
brthsrm. maoratora conserva- 
tory. MWEXE bedroom. 
SRtingtm. W. ham. CJL Dble 
G « Offers fnmHL 
Price Guide 22S0JJ0Q 
Tefc 023 3Ma7 

HOUSE HUNTING 

St» Searctang in Sussex, 
HampsMra or (tent? 

Let us add you to our Draw- 
ing hst of satisfied rSents 
and find your property for 
you sawig time and trouble. 
Comae! us today. 

BOWES HUNT 

■ 2/21 The Goffs, 

Eastbourne, - 
East Sussex 
BN21 IMF 
or Tel: Entooums 
(0323} 27001 


RHYNE, CROSSE 
HARD, EAST SUSSEX. 

Vrcnran detarited Cotnny Cot- 
taga 1 mie markei (own. for 
modernisation. 3 bed. bath. 2 re- 
ception. fine wow. Garden, Copse, 
'fftop. Ptopeny with Qreai poten- 
tial Auction 3rd October (nude 
pnee £70.000 pus). 
a. Join Vaaghas, HsaltisU IWt 


WALES 


PEMBRORSHHIE: 


5RcecMro.nl baftoon. toan. any 
i beds, luotafe. ftmoderncBa Pup- 
oirfiwsvKtoWMl is acres, vcfemL 
paddodi lake. Sun bwn. 5 ganao. 
sraL«rtdda*iCB«. 


1066 CmiNTRY 
(HASTINGS) 

EnttertKig ttate fnawd cottue it 
IV dho m mi <M Hum. 3 owe. I 
reaps. h»y toed wow. boo am 
st woman. GCH a fra mn 

wh frpn ua km UbI mvpneR 
or DOMBy Gone m pnre hong 
won Mfi tuny cntyH and 
semw RnmBBBi mun 
E4&SM. 

Tab 0424 439130. 


HOVE Charming Sealroni rut ■ 
Soar 3 bed. 2 bath, comtanl 
h/w. </h. p arteragp. carprts. , 
curtain*, qgr Uic _DS8.00a : 
Pkww M BngMOB 723440 


OLD BOSHM8* waierfrom ana 
vinagr. Bungalow. 7 rooms, 
phi, kllrnen. balhraom. on -> 

arrr. drvrMPRiem OOlrrmaJ 
C22S.OOO TH 10243/ 674171 

HOVE. TME DIBWE. Serond notM- 
2 te«iroom<d luxury dal. very ■ 
sperroii* Kewfj- filled and re- ■ 
luruvhnl. Original otaslDr 
cavnrw and pur French pgf- 
rthrtf aoon. CS9.9SO. 0B73 
771216 or 04446 48513 
SAKfT LEONARDS Scafraru. one 
ted haleonv fiat, panoramic 
view*, huge lounge- wonderful 

period feature*, garden Only 
CJS.OOO Phone 589 5695 
lewes. OrtnmftH Vtcnrun irr- 
raced house kaf 2- reeept- 
D'ntHnq rm. 2 ted* Garden. 
C49.9S0 Tet: 0273 471833. 


Tel HAVERFORD 
WEST (0437) 2938 


WILTSHIRE 


SALISBURY 

Few ms (rant Cdy centre, 
just outtHfe the delightful 
P°se ro* Gur^an town- 
jrasB. 4 tmts. 2 recs. 2 baflts. 


WH-TSHWEL 5 mm* mj 
nwirnro mw conaoe 4 
OdnitJ. Gas CH. AH moanjws 
Ue/JOO boo. 1079 51740 *36 


YORKSHIRE 


DOTUBtiOTS HALL BOWES 
Irwnartaltwfl by OirkerH m r 
cbfilamrtl done cottage wlm 
kdchrn 2 living roarm ?3 large 
bedroanw. bMhroom Ideal for 
Ttomdate Price U 2.000 10 " 
elude nniiv extra*. Funner 
CWails i083Si 98304 

®®***®® K Vgekj 200 IT au 

««K turn house cSS 2 |2I 
rtf Vmv of Cdfllle nn -I*. 
Green, nr mrr C/H*Hai7 h 2 
rSj* * ^ 2 tam. SSbte 4 
renaro garehgi CW.OiJo. Cli' 
teochurt T« 0748 2460 

IfllllUV&AlZ MIUMum 
•oily turn 3 text 
with teiimuidingv aSd SatJT 
deal f rtuemei , i. crati*. h«5mr 
• home C36.500 TH-QUM isSSa 


FARMS & 
SMALLHOLDINGS 


4 BEDROOMEO TradkHUl torm- 
houve. with barm, stable*. Z7 1 ’- 
acre* at meadow land wilh nv 
er ft Ige no of oak irtes. Fishing 
nqnu. large pond. Price range 
between LI 60.000 to 
£180.000. TH. 108371 840391 


LAND FOR SALE 


HOffTH WEST SCOTLAND. Land 
lor vale. 2 otou for building. 
£8.800 each Tri^ 06071260 1 


PROPERTY TO LET 
COUNTRY 


PARTLY FURNISHED COTS- 
WOLD FARMHOUSE Nr 

Burfortl. 3 nwpuui roonra. 4 
principal bedrooms. 2 dressing 
rooms. 4 secondary bedroom*. 
S bathrooms. sJall HM. charm- 
ing setting wnh g a rden 
athoitun>i stream £800 pem ex 
elusive. (Made from Agents 
Bidwrtb I ref TOE) 0223 
841841 


UNFURNISHED BUll.HfWm NT 

Ituriord 3 Reception rooms. 4 
bedrooms, lovely ponbon ad- 
mining stream. £400 non 
ex runup deialls from Aoenrt 
Bid wells ■ Ret TOE) 

0223841841 


wanted 8) ex period property 
owner To renl write Mid Sib- 
Sex 3 beds dI us Privalegandni 

t/1'- rears. Lnmw rare. No 
children or pen. Telephone 
■02731 300858 

•WIIOBS END. Nr Reaatna. 28 
mu w Ped dingion. lovrty sunny 
a utwroomM family house, 
comfortably furnished wtfh 
renirji heghnq. solar panels, 
luxury kin hen nr. m v- acre at 
gardens, peaceful 
vrttuded Selling overlooking 
osen_ counirvsioe Avaflabk' 
J^slvt- £350 pw me rain and 
Hardener Trt: 0734 723329 

■pWfraWE between NcvriHiry 
and Reading Spacious restored 

and modernised col Woe In mag. 

nitwem countryside 3 bed*. 2 
iMItn. 4 rrc. kii/brk. cti. oarooe. 
iqe ctdrtSvn. caunirv mom - 
*2“^ t-^OOCi pa Drfunm 
'0635l 4oOOO TJB/PHMM 


™ *4T. F« Kalional Trust m 
CUntn Hall E>J.iIm. nr Skegness. 
Ltlirs Sis tedroom mnrm 
Wiin oulbMCF. ft 1 5 acre'’ 
grounds a BMv wubmn. Burgh • 
Nr SkegahM. TH 
<0754| 8(0477 


FuUv * 

JW'Ke IP kt. 7 year- 
£2,200 per voar Exc*d 
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RENTALS 


TH£ TIMES WEDNESDAY' SbEItMBER 3 1986 



tfesii '^ EAN WILUAMS LTD 

mac,wes ‘ Q* M P^ v ^P QTter - W tt aa 

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01-948 2482 


W*:or<;kknh;ht- i he I. 



V1ANA(,K MFM kxpkrtisk 

Chestertons 


barnard 

marcus 

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SUPER SECRETARIES 


CJWBMDSE SHEET, IWI 

A brand dm wok dec toner 
gmd Boor w wtb onri on- 
mca. Dbto Bod. Recap. 
K/Bmk Rm « a. Pada 

raKW^^tu 7m 


for rentab in Sussex, Sur^ 

Home 1 HiH Ltd. incorporating Mays Rentals ofFer the widest 
range of quafty houses and fiats, 
letephone 037284 38 ! I. Telex: 89551 12 . 


£ Piaza Estates 


vm mohimh sr. wi 

PeB^mU mrfT i onn By tumsto- 
db on 2x1 » witt) good tit* 
Batumi. Long tot £125 pw 

THE COUOIUOES, WZ. 

firm B tont modern 5lh Or Itot 
wM fum & spacious. 2 bids, 
tort), ok. raeafUdt figa. Long 
tot £300 pw 

■1-3M sm 


01.771 ::;i» n-£oT7iii 



6 Ariingtan Street, London SW1A 1RB 


01-4938222 


■BCTM WSm , SV1 

■mmactMa two bod flu witfi 
news over the Themes hi 
Whitehall Court opposite 
Royal Horseguards. £300 
P-w. lor tong let 

PtaBco Office: 
01-834 9998 


CLOSE MMOLE MCH, 
LDltBQO W2 

We have a eeto cti on of one 
bedroom flats both to pur- 
pose built blocks and 
conversions in the Hyde 
Parle area at rents from 
£155-225 pm. 

Hyde Park Office: 
01-262 5060 


HOGARTH ESTATES 

sw sary"- * aMd 

CROMWELL ROAD, SW5. Large 3-bed Set wflh gdn. £250 


jj*™jSgOURT SQUARE 5W9L in mansion fata*. Lge 2 bed 

COMPANY OR HOLIDAY LETTINaS. 

Tet 01-373 9637/5222. 

HOGARTH ESTATES. 



SUMS WEME.SBB Bel bed BOUST GUO. SW7 Marty, 
to n » B oi ponered Mat fanoM 3U fl Itt. 2 boh. mean 


to M Id I al aortered Hck. ImgM 3d 0 fbL 2 boh. map 
Receo wth drengaraa, W & bath. « dgsg au. U 1 bah. Gis 
HW 4 CH me. Balcony. Lift, feed CH. And now. £180 pw nag. Co 
dom. £150 pw Co tat tot 

— 008WEUL BOBS. Off Wry 
QMJUV PLH7 Lowly Wa pretty 2nd & 3W H ft*. 2 ito 
IN 0 flat ®gtJ conversion, dbto teds, receo wtti dang area. to 
wdh eh maths. bah wan shower. 

^ *** Bas Ch. tad bow. £200 pw. Cn 

IS Oct E23S pw. Co taL 


01-589 81 22~~| 




gaassis 


HOUSES MD FLATS THROUGH 
OUT THE D0CKLAHDS AREA 


"A BENHAM 


KBMMSI1M SW7 DToctnog Mbs HdL amaaftr m MpM- 
taniBAQa Keep. My mapped U. 3 beds, 2 tott. shew remstal 

HMMIU mom MS Sfahnatopoaif frmntoiftt*££ 
tfareealla. Fare beds. 2 lge races. M/baSSI an. Into. Sow m. 
dM knn. rnr aar 

rMSBKHSI M Spackxs 2ntf.Hr umnanl k smote n a n ei on btodc 
few Sto beds. 2 recaps, litornyUnliim no, 2 hut* Pnvtk 
Paring mum. 

F HW II TWMMT SE1, VI, Ef A SET 

GODDARD A SMITH 01430 7321 


BRUCE 



OFFICE ASSISTANT 


iqnliTTTT 


A state CM agency of Mkkfle East country 
requires a junior office assistant 

Duties include operating a facsimile machine, 
computerised telex system, photo copying, 
IBM word processor, also to act as refief 
receptionist Training wM be given. 

Pleasant personalty essential to deal wilb se- 
nior visaing executives from abroad. 

Minimum requirements 5 "O' levels, good typ- 
ing with shorthand useful Suitable for college 
leaver, (non-smoker preferred). 

Benefits 4 weeks hofiday, 8UPA, pension 
scheme and overtime. Applicants please 
send full CV to: 

General Petroleum and Rffineral 
Services (CJ) Ltd. 

15 KnigfttsiHfdge, London SW1X 7LY. 
01-235 7060. 

For the attention of Mrs Eaves 



Peachey 


WIMBLEDON VILLAGE. 

LUXURY OAT. TWO BEDROOMS. SUPERB ORDER CMS pM 

MOROEN PARK. 

■MKUMTE 5»F«8LY HOME. MUD KWRjflHHMGS IMUUGHOOTCUBpa 
2M KXTON MOH STROT WMBIBJON SWffl 01-540 3«S1 


For fast expanding young out- 
side catering company in 
Battersea. Telephonist/- 
Receptlonist/Typist/WP. 
Salary negotiable 
Contact 

Mrs Trotter 01-622 6229 


PROMOTE YOURSELF 
INTO PR 

£8£0V+ 19+ 

* An you hft r w tof to PR? 

* Do you npay a e hotl tn ge? 

- Yes ? Wrfl hoc is a unique oppontmiiy for a brajkt cmhauashc 
SH/5cc (WI/4SI. You wiU be involved m all aspects of lte PR dem of a 
bn Hremh ur ni i Ml PuMutum Company. IT you cn torn up you 
wiH a valued member of* the sucranol um. aud wl npogr alt benefits. 

Cull AmM Car an to nrfttf io m r h w on 
01-734 2567 


SfdU fhj 
''Ttocrwitwcttf 


OIL SECRETARY 
(Could suit college loafer) 

We are looking for a young secretary to work 

in 1 of our research sections. 

Candidates should have sMDs of 100/50, a ba- 
ity to use a word processor (IBM) an tftterest 
In world affairs and preferably a knowledge of 
foreign languages. 

m return we offer 4 weeks hofiday, BUPA and 
a company pension scheme. Salary accord- 
ing to age and experience. 

Write with CV to: 

Personnel Manager. 

General Petroleum and Mineral 
Services (a) Ltd. 

15 Knfghtsbridge- 
London SW1X 7LY. 

Mark with reference MAT- 


TELEPHONIST / 
SECRETARY 

Required for small but busy mail order 
business in Kensington. Responsibilities in- 
clude dealing with all queries from 
customers on order deliveries, so a good 
telephone manner and calm unflappable 
temperament essential. Reasonable typing 
skills required and a methodical approach 
to work. Hours 930 -S.1S. good holidays 
and an infor mal, friendly atmosphere, i 
Salary £7,000 i 

Telephone 01-937 4568 


THE WINSTON CHURCHILL 


.U3, 1 : (OTTM 4 i ;T I Ki 


in South Kensington whose work involves 
overseas travelling fellowships requires a 
secretary. Speeds 80/50. Salary £6,500 + 
good benefits. 

Ring 01 584 9315. 


rj& 4 nhiNHAJVl 

■P&REEYES 




fu Hi & pone, swera baton. 
Suing tm abb baton tt toj 
baOvm. Aval mu Long Co M £200 
»» 

WMGMn WMF. nm. 5bm 

SqtOnws Mewty ban grM W M 
m supwti dewtopmenl. 3 batons, 
sritna dnng im. ueS-eaupai W2 
toaniB. lac Ptoa And now E32S 
p* nao. Long Co to. 

117 WattM Street 
lwAm sm mp 
T tkpw: HI-511 Mil 


MAYFAIR 

Wl 

Lux tat to rent. Fufljr 
turn and 

party serviced. 3 beds 
£800 pw. 

Dam, Diner A Co. 
01-491 3154 


*ommr *»■ mmaK-itm 

Orel, lann House. 4 bod rqoro- 
1 toms, fabulous f»« 
iv tin full saw American uiMb 
patio and sun romn-ba™ * 
oardm. CnfunuMirt bill 
Imrtv ntnw curtauw mtoori 
petv Oil CH. £400 pwLlInrfor 
ram oniyi Company let. Tre : 
06CSC. 46SB 


nUUM sure. 3 bed 

furnhlvd luxury flat wu fi to- 
Irarute btorot y. torto 
UichniAnvUMl room. .toy 
orawwie nwm.jUPCf bahnwn- 
ton siM-aoc- CCH cuts* to ww 
and shops- Company tot wre- 
ItTTMI. 6 month* - 1 
pit twM. Trl. 01-736 45B9. 


ovmooKMG Hntuure 

71 h floor tumb hfd J .Kw»*W ” > 

fiat in ornavse tooefc. 

tar panoramic' \Jrw« B «“■ > 

single. b«to. Ungto. 

dU rprroJ 

Lana let Abo 

moo pw. To slew call: onsaa 


late uwnous Ooor nai- 
Trl Ol SB3 6799 

SOMETMMC UMQUC 

i w in n anwN uudift. stojflgJ- 
leiv. shower. Ul- palm oorden. 
[140 pw 58b 9843 rTfc 

tuuoomrom wto ■ J g ?; 

Him tn nrsl tondfl" 

CAM 
lees l 
Wl - t 
Sertu 
lum 
9312 


HALLETT 

LINES 

&CO 

Top Quaflly flats & 
houses to tot bi West 
London. 

01-741 2102 


KWH MMO SW3- 1st door stu- 
dio. LH. bath. Beni to* than 3 
rnlhs Cl SO pw. 3 mttm - lyr 
Eib6 pw. Co. let only. 01-789 
SHOO or 0784 61600 «M 0026 


soponoit run • wwo 

mad. A regd. to r, dipk»Mts. 
nKutnn Long A short kto la 
all amn. Up* rtend A ^>-46- 
Albemarle SI Wl. 01-499 S334. 


I - L II I " I 


■11 

Moderni se d 4 ffr Vic tea. 
brae Swng areas, 3 dbi 
bods. fi% fum, afl na- 
dines, patio guoen. £350 
pw, 6 months min. 

01-727 4484 


Guraishi 

L Constantine 


Fdrtfiebmt 
rental selection of 

QUALITY 
FLATS A HOUSES 

in prime London areas 
VO Earis Court R—iSHS. 


01-244 7353 


SMITH ST, SW 3 , 

NMy dec 2 bedim 1st flr 
flat Ch. dec. gas & cleaning 
inc. CD let only £1,300 pan 
for 6 mrths +. Short Ws by 
neg. Avail now. 

Tel Tracy or R o wnaaa 
01 626 2761 
Mon - fii no agante (T). 


LETTINGS 

NEGOTIATOR 

HELP! Due to The success 
of our new Fuffiam office 
we urgently need another 
Negotiator. Good salary 
plus commission. 

For further into and ap- 
pointment rirg 

01-736 5505 

metre ESTATES' 




1 ^ 01-6 29 6604 ^ 



BIRCH & CO 
01-734 7432 




LONG/SHORT LET 

properties from 
£100 -E3.0Q0 pw. 
Personal Service. * 

01-458 3680 or 


SECRETARY PUBLICITY 
& INFORMATION 

£8400 + depending upon age 
and experience 



The Corporation of Lloyd’s require a Secretafy/Adminlstrafive 
Assistant to sssrst the Manager of the Putt lefty and Information 
Department 

Based in the new Lloyd's bukfing in Lime Street London EC3, the 
s uccessful candidate will be dealing with enquiries from the Lloyd’s 
kisurance Market and the meda as well as undertaking more routine 
secretarial tasks. 

App li cants wffl probably be educated to ‘A’ level stand ar d and wffl 
have only recently left secretarial collage with fast shorthand and 
typing speeds. Alternatively, the Corportion wfll also be pleased to 
receive appHcants from people seeking more involvement in their 
work. Canddates should also be career-orientated and have an 
interest in public relations. 

Wang Wont Processor training is offered if necessay. 

tn adefition to the salary mentioned above, other beneffts Indude 
non-contributory pension scheme, subsidsed restaurant and 
flextime working. 

To apply, please write with fuf CV, inciudng day time telephone 
number, to: Miss Phffippa Karris Recruitment Officer, Corporation of 
Lloyd's London House, 6 London Street, London EC3R 7AB. 


OF LONDON 



who tiara raoantly mown to 
nw Wl ot tos urgently 
naan ■ respon si ble, organ- 
ised and tortile person n 
perform reception and gen- 
eral office dudes. Typing and 
sense of hunotr are neces- 
sKMS end a working 
knowledge of letox, tax end 
WP wash be usefuL Salary 

rWHWl 

Ca> Jo Cresland on 
01-723 7997 


RECEPTIONIST/ 

HPIST 

c£7,0M 

Our yonnn. dynamic Tele- 
raxitatoo Aowcy it toung a 



ms - V yon are a brunt, otoefc- 
witted 2nd Jobber who would 
cntoyihr enaHMioF or asswiBg 
hus amazing ednUnlatraMn IT 
you deserve g re ed mni sur- 
roundings. prolU share, car 
Man and pud O.T. end IT van 
are a weng wtzard wim audio 
ahd S/H. pteeae Mephane UM- 



MBuW seen our other ads today 
and you are *nn p tm i wl ahoto 
nndtno a o*w tab or bow to 
scan looking for one - come and 




anytime (I). 


Bagant 1 bednoam ltd with 
pmaJe anden. 2 nwp ttow . 
Modan nteben nt txdBwan. 
Ftndshcd to lagb sundwiL 
Gas Ch. Corapwy let pre- 
tamL Aral Se 1 year 

" i *%Wpgrwe*. ■ 
WwIm naM sen fee. 
THToI C24 1137 


cxooom miwt swi speo- 
taetto 2 Bed fla. Meal pRde- 
twe. EdO Opw. 

BEGBirenuK A dean 2 Bed 
tot in qnat cd-de-SK afl pvk. 
£2S0pw. 

Far a tad ip of new & reta 
UsM'pmpenes ON Jonoltan 
Of Hcky ore 01-724 31 GIL 




p» Vou mmt 8»» Cast typing 
and good WP expertanee to win 
inn extremely wen-known 
company. One or theb- design 


Friendly secretary who needs to 
be involved and oueys a 


fWUPOH imtnac 8om of the 
Century semi, dec tk fum to 
tnghrst standard. 3 beds, son- 
rtow receo no. bsmrm. wx. 
wash mads, indue Lovely geto. 
Street OKng. ctoeo tlwwi 6 BU. 
uM t nmJ sto. £17D pw. 
L.WJLtd oi 381 4266. 





comenton. 

dam urea 
area. 2 dWe 
£ 22 fi pw. N. 
794 1161. 


MO. FM> id flr 
Dec to Mgb stan- 
moor. Lge reap 
bednns. Esc value 
Mbaa wlban A Co 


ST JOHNS WOOP. Ma n ning fla t 
otTeted tn tt n p ecr a h i r decora- 
tive order. 3 bedims. 2 
receoUom. 2 baths. Sep WC. 
P edgner a n ehan. Muefefleew. 
Palace Properties 01-486 8926 


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sh sec to work for hit property 
co In Aaduucu. Exci sal plut 
beneflls. Marrow cam ASy the 
language swclaftsts 636 1487. 


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whose mo mehidea many pop 
stars. CMent conincL E'.i.OOO 
Phoor Aim wamngtan Sec Ca- 
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resaoastontty. maoo Duke St 
Brc Oops 01-493 8676. 


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offer EXCELLENT rates and 
BONUSES and take care with 
our temporal* ataO. CaB Un- 
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Busy OOSUton. 2634 yrs. 
£10.000+ . Phone Anp War- 
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9881 


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phone is usually red hot now 
needs mature s e rota te Audio 
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manage busy office STL. CM 
Janet Robmaon OFFICE AN- 
GELS Bee Cobb 01-629 0777. 


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o< upgafion Spectaiisis Chan- 
cery. Marvellous opriung lor 
rapd mkJ-20» or older. Ugh 
court a tot New WPa soon ar 
ming. CM Clive Ringrasr 
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THE TIMES WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 1986 



LA CREME DE LA CREME 



We talk and you listen, no. 
\bu talk and we listen, yes. 



ALFRED MARKS 


Experienced Secretaries 

City 


VTc jtc seeking two. competent career-minded secretaries aged 24+ and educated 
to O' level minimum, to provide first nuc secretarial and administrative support in our 
busv Tax Division of this renowned firm uf Chartered Accountants. 


Partner’s Secretary 


. £10,750 


Supporting two Partners will require excellent communication and secretarial skills 
— copy audio 60 wpm. shorthand iimi wpm — coupled with taa and discretion as you 
will carry out many highly confidential tasks. 

You will be mature and responsible seeking plenty of job involvement and have 
previous experience in a senior secretarial capacity. 


Manager's Secretary 


£9,750 


Fora bright confident secretary supporting one of our Tax Managers and his team 
will offer you plenty of opportunities fttr admin involvement You will need audio/copy 
speeds of at least 60 wpm and previous secretarial experience together with a 
determination to succeed in this varied and interesting post. 

Both secretaries will need to demonstrate a knowledge of WP/Computers as this 
technology is in ever increasing use in our progressive offices. 

Please write with full cv ( enclosing day-time telephone number) to: Julia Dabney, 
Divisional Personnel Supervisor, 

Ddoitte Haskins + Sells 
128 Queen Victoria Street 
London EC-tP-iJX 
01-248 3913 ext 2863. 


Dekutte 

HaskinsSells 


ADMINSITRATOR 
to £14,000 


ITALIA - 6 MESE 
SUBITO! 


An Educational Organisation is looting 
for an efficient outgoing person with 

sound administrative experience in- 

cluding committee work and budgeting. 
You will be co-ordinating and reporting 

committee meetings, and liaising with 

senior management, employers and col- 

leges throughout the country on a wide 
variety of courses. HND standard edu- 
cation: Age 25-45. 


The Chairman of a major Italian Corn- 

needs a person with impeccable 

- , Travelling through! Europe you 


pany nt 

Italian. 


win interpret at important meetings and 
aubtic relations functions as wdl as pro- 


ducing iti neraries and follow up reports. 

60+ wpm typing. ‘A* levels ana English 

mother-tongue standard essential. Age 
27-35. 


FASHION 

£ 12,000 


FLUENT GERMAN PJL 
c£l 3,000 


Director of famous International luxury 
products company needs a PA. In- 
volvement includes senior level liaison 
in this country and with their Paris 
fashion house and using initiative to 
deal with all aspects of his work. Flex- 
ibility. confidence and good skills 
(90/601 necessary and French an i 
lay. Age 28-35. 


tadvan- 


Private industrialist needs a top PA. to 
ran his small London office. Respon- 
sibilities include private correspon- 
dence. travel arrangements. PAYE and 
prop er t y ma nag ement of the principle's 

homes. You must be a te-iingust PA. 
with Director level secretarial experi- 

ence of at hast 5 years: aged 30-40. self 
motivated, discreet and Irve in Central 
London. Skills 90/60 wpm. 


434 4512 


Our skilled temps arc now prod £7.00 pJu (£12.740 pa) plus a no-strings holidays 
bonus for senior secretarial assignments. 


Crone Corkill 


RECRUITMENT CONSULTANTS 


PROFIT FROM OUR SKILLS 


LAND AT THE TOP 
c.£13,000 S.W.1. 


Use your initiative to excel as administrative Personal Assistant to 
the charming, demanding Senior Partner of one of the country's 
leading property companies. 

Take responsibility for the smooth running of all his business mai- 
lers. provide a full personnel and recruitment role and act as co- 
ordinator between the head and regional offices. 

Loyally, tad and diplomacy are the essence of this challenging 
opportunity. Sound secretarial skills (100/60/WP) and good educa- 
tional background are requried. age 25-35. 

Please telephone 434-4512. 


Crone Corkill 


RECRUITMENT CONSULTANTS 


23 AND AIMING HIGH? 

£11,000 + M.S. 

lique opportunity to work at senior level early b 
r. As second secretary to the Chief Executive of i 


This is a unique opportunity to work at senior level early in 
your career. As second secretary to the Chief Executive of a 
major City group you will provide essential back-up, 
dealing mainly with correspondence and telephone work 
and deputising for the PA when necessary. We are looking 
for someone with at least 3 years experience and the 
willingness to work in a team dedicated to providing the 
best possible support Candidates (in their mid-20k). with 
fast accurate typing, s/hand (80+). good audio skills and 
WP. experience should ring 588 3535. 


Our skilled temps are now paid £7.00 p.h. (£12,740 p.a) 
plus a no-strings holiday bonus for senior secretarial 
assignments. 


Crone Corkill 


RECRUITMENT CONSULTANTS 


01-5849033 

TM IMIEHNAIlQWIt 
SEOKMIM. 
UCAUITMNI 


(TM) 


01-5848931 

uHwemtsctiir 

HMGHISBRiDM 

LOMOHSW1 


[conference 

'organising 


H 


£ 11,000 

A smaH firm of rnierratfocaJ conference organisers are look- I 
t« an executive PA to their promotions manager. You j 
— tie Oeaing with large corporations anti advertising agen- f 
eras both m the U.K. and the Far East I 

Your day to day duties will Delude haisotg with co m pa n ies f 


|3 



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enquiries and travel arrangements. 

You will rarely useyour secretarial stalls but good speeds 
essential. Age c.22. Speeds 100/60. 

, INVESTMENT ! 

I BANK £13,000 + Perks I 

I Our chert, a well known international Investment Bank work- I 
! mg mainly n Europe and America. *s looking tor a 
confidential, energetic PA/secrdary to work for one oMhe l 
| directors. You wdl be working on a one lo one tnsu. dealing 


I with confidential reports, organising in-house meetings and I 
1 losing with other orectors ol the Company m England and j 


I abroad. You wdl occasionally be asked to work on your own | 
protects. An exceHenl presentation required as well as a good 1 
| working background. Age c24. 100/60. j 

I PtcasecaH us lor anmtennew until 6.30pm. J 


A Feel for Numbers 

c£9,000 


Do you enjoy financial presentation — spread- 
sheet modelling, analysis and reports? If so this 
is a high calibre opening, working within one 
of the UKs leading PLCs as Secretary to Group 
Accountant. Varied, stimulating and often 
highly confidential your role includes VIP 
liaison with group companies and City institu- 
tions. lotus and Displaywrite experience, with 
shonhand or audio typing, preferred. Age 19+. 
Please telephone 01 -493 5787. 


GORDON-YATES 


Re ci unm an 


Sheer Energy 

£10,000 plus 


Enlivening opportunity fix a young, ener- 
getic Sec/PA, woridng with Associate Partner 
and two assistants in this high profile 
Mayfair estate agency You will play a very 
active role, talking to diems; despatching 
information on properties; organising 
launch parties and handling daily secretarial 
needs. Good audio or shorthand typing 
requested. Some work experience essential 
Age 21+. Please telephone 01493 57 37. 


GORDON-YATES 




COLLEGE 

LEAVERS/GRADUATES 

EXCITING 

OPPORTUNITIES 


As a secretarial College leaver or Graduate with typing stalls, 
our cherts m Public Relations. Mere ham Bankmg. Personnel 
and Research have exceptional opportunities to start your ca- 
reer. They will provide all the backing and trarwig necessary to 
develop your stabs and potential as well as ottering salaries 
Iron £7.000 - £10.000 often wtth an excellent package. For 
further information please nng 434 4512. 

Our sMIed temps ate nan pad £7.00 pti (£12740 pa) pits a 
no-stnngs noHday bonus tor senior secretarial assignments. 


Crone Corkill 


RECRUITMENT CONSULTANTS 


BILINGUAL PA SECRETARY 
(FRENCH) 

c£1 1,000 RICHMOND 


As one of the leadng computer leasing companies and part of 
one of the worlds largest banks ws are seekoig a first class 


secretary n Jon our newly formed UK operation based In 
Richmond. As PA K 


to the Frandi Managing Director you wdl have 
an exigent knowledge o* French (botti written and apotenj. 
good se cretaria l skflts including WP and French sh orth an d 
pmspremous experience at Orecsor level. 

Please apply «i your own handwriting enclosing detaflad CV kx 

George Wirgman 
E.C.S International UK Ltd 
Eton House 
16/24 Paradise Road 
Richmond-upon-Thames 
Surrey TW9 1SE 
Tel: 01-940 2199 


/Elizabeth Hun? 


PUBLISHING 
to £10,000 

Further your interest in ptitftehing as seonetaiy/PA to the 
pubtetortg/conterence manager ol mis wy successful firm of 
arine ptAlshers. Help organise publicity events, liaise 
the mate and once trained take on your own areas ol 
y. A strong confident personality and 110/60 


needed. 


PERSONNEL AND PR 
£8,500 


Combme^ur Merest n the above as secretary #o the j 


sonnet officer o( Rus leading firm of PR consultants. 

position is only 50% secretarial and you'ti receive an excel tent 
swung in tel areas of reautment ami the Opportunity to 
interview applicants. Benefits include 5 weeks holidays. 55 
wpm audio abfflty ail WP experience needed. 


GEORGE KNIGHT 
THE LETTING AGENT 


Needs an unflappable anchor who can run this 
small but busy Knightsbridge office, has the 
personality to deal with clients and will schedule 
the negotiators’ day- For this well-organised 
Secretary/RecQ)tionist who must be a self- 
starter, this is a career opening with the 
opportunity of total involvement in this exciting 
6eld. Remuneration package negotiable. 


Please telephone in the first instance: 
Mark Broomfield - 589 2133. 


LOOKING FOR PROMOTION 


Leading West End Siln Promotion. Marketing arid Advertis- 
ing Apcno require* a Senior Secretary /PA (age 25+1 10 work 
for 1*0 Board Directors. 


Musi ha*e eirrllcni typing and SK speed*, good 
organisanonal abiluv and be used to working under pressure. 
We also require a sccman/PA again with good speeds to work 
for an Account Director responsible for a busy group handling 
a number at' blue chip accounts. 

The sahnn ottered mQ be attractive and commensurate with 
the applicants current background and c* p ena nce. 

Please send your CV to: 


G wynne Morgan at the Marketing Triangle, 
17 Newman Street, Loudon W1P3HD. 


* Efizoboth Hunt Recruitment Consultants # 

\23Bedfcxd Sheet London WC2 01-210 351^ 


enow Kina 


EXPERIENCED SECRETARY/PA 
TO MD, FINANCIAL PR. 


1 need >our help to run m> small, friendly, busy office m WC2. 
>uu muH he wcfl-organBoJ. numerate and xlf-mo<i>iMil 


c£9.000 (According lo age and experience). 

Call 01-404 0683. 


SECRETARY/PA MAYFAIR 
£10,000 p.a. 


Property Services Agency of International 
Company requires personable Secretary / 
PA for Mayfair office. Experience needed 
with WP/Shorthand/Audio etc. 

Excellent Terms and Conditions of Employ- 
ment plus opportunities for career 
progression. 

Please write with full c.v. to R. O. EIBott, 
2 Balfour Place, London, W1Y 5RH. 


CAREER SECRETARY * 

This prestigious stockbroker with private clients is tooting for 
a bright, smart aid articteate secretary. He is an axceflem 
delegator and therefore needs someone wdh potential to 
develop, handle fos cherts' portfolios and do their own cor- 
respondence. 90/58+ audio. (S7J508+ 30% bonus: 

46 OLD BOND STREET LONDON W1 
01-4998070 

CARQLWE WHG SECRETARIAL APPOUTIllianS 




y 


Clinical Comp u t i ng Limited 
MEDICAL SECRETARY 


CCL is a rapkffy growing Metfcal Software Com- 
pany with an international drent base. To work in 

our Support Department you wffl have excellent sec- 
retarial quafficafions, the abflity to be tactful In your 
dealings with efients, end have the commitment and 
hrteltigencs to respond under pressure. You win also 
be interested In developing admWstrafive and com- 

K skffis and wish to utfibe experience gained In 
ai environ me nts- Salary negotiable. 
Telephone CaroSne Cowell on 01-994 9744 



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WP OPERATOR 

for Financial Executives 

(Wentptex preferred) abo bovine 


small heed office situated cu»e w r - 

stationB- A flexible attitude and wfllingnesa to be involved m tin- tuau*m 
are abo importa nt requirements. , ^ 

Scruttons 

Please ring Marie Francis on 01-481 OOll 

(No agencies) 


COMMODITIES 

£11,000. Chisel out and 


develop this unique PA/Sec 
‘ Exec Off who re- 


position for „ 

spects your opinion. Liaise 
with Marketing, PR. Board 
Members. Orginisa. protects. 
Invohrement plusl Mu 20s. 
£9500++. Much Fite atxwe, 
but chance to use your 
French, German. Legal exp a 
plus! 

01-408 0424 



■ TRAINING, ex- 
change prog reoufr 

merit, computers + ntemat 
Sateen an the main compo- 
nents ol this po&lkm. tit this 
famous mum-national org. 
EC4. more use ol strong 
admit ability than sec sdoMs 
(90/50 + Aud). Numerate 22- 
& £10250. fling for mom 
detaBs - impossible to de- 
scribe it the short adl 


FINE ARTS/ANTIQUES 
UP TO £12,000 AAE 


Our client, the Managing Director and owner 
of a leadng antiques business in SW3, is cur- 
rently seeking a third team member to act as 
Adm in ist rato r/ 


The Job: You wffl be responsible for the total 
ad min i st ration of the company. Duties wffl in- 
dude bookkeeping, setting up of new 
systems, organising events and deafing with 
cherts on the telephone and in person; as wafi 
as a ton PA role to the Managing Director. 


You: RexMe attitude, numerate and methodi- 
cal. Public school background -perhaps a Rne 
Arts graduate with European languages. Look- 
ing for a tong term position which can be 
developed and with a chance to learn as much 
as possible about the business. Skills 80/50. 


Ring Briony Mathams for further deteas otx 

01-408 0424 


SECRETARIAL RECRUITMENT 
CONSULTANTS 


High Fliers 
for 

Hi-Tec 

to £12.000 


One of the fastest growing companies engaged 
in the development and sale of database tech- 
nology is planning to double its size in the next 
six months. 


They currently need two adcfitional secretaries 
to join their expanding team. Although the roles 
are completely different (one is assisting the 
Sates Director, the other the Financial Director) 
the company will expect the same high level of 
aB-found secretarial skill, creativity, commit- 
ment end drive, and the flair and potential to 
expand the areas of responsibility to match the 
company's growth. 

The short-term rewards are high, the long term 
prospects are fantastic. 


For further information please contact Ian 
Archibald. 


01-491 1868 


ARE YOU 
OUTSTANDING? 
£10,000 - £12,000 (or more) 


Do you genuinely want to progress? 
We are a small firm of executive 
search consultants and the vacant po- 
sition is 'Assistant to the Managing 
Director'- Duties include secretarial 
work, research, telephone work and 
general administration. Candidates 
must be intelligent, wefi educated, 
very presentable but most importantly 
must have enthusiasm and be highly 
achievement-ori e n ta ted, in 18 months 
you could become a consultant 

Phone for more details from Fiona 
Houstoun on 01 499 0767. 


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NATIONAL NEWSPAPER GROUP 
FLEET ST 

CHAIRMAN SECRETARY/PA 


TO £11,000 


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tnenc posren g oWtran tnc al n aK n ag wtywJ ixxtxi MM Sw 
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2. YOUNG ADAM EXEC PA 


TO £1tUN» 


urafaL age 20 +. 


' Ptaaw cal or send C.V. to; 

Hoy Stockton 01-734 8468 
STOCKTON ASSOCIATES 
REC. CONS. 

29 Gtasthoua* St, W1. 
d. ■» 




AUDIO SECRETARY 


Required for Senior Adjusters In firm of Insurance 
Loss Adjusters - WC2. Insurance experience not es- 
sential. although would be helpful Accurate typing, 
speed and e pnasant telephone manner are required 
tor which we offer a compe titi ve salary. Touse Adler 
screen typist hours negotiable, tour wdeks holiday, 
interest free season ticket loan after probationary pe- 
riod. For more i n f or mati o n , please contact Mrs June 
Day on 01-836 1566. 


(no 


please) 



ADMINISTRATION 
and COMPUTING 


This is an exciting opportunity for an en- 
thusiastic and mteffigent person to 
progress into the computer world. The 
rote is a key one and provides an admin- 
istrative service to a group of 
consultants, who are part of ^successful 
international company. Reception and 
word processing responsibilities are also 
involved. 


We wifi provide training o n adv anced 
minicomputers using the latest tech- 
niques. This could lead to programming, 
sales or support opportunities. 


You would need to be aged 23-35 years, 
have sound administration or accounting 
experience, be weU presented and with at 
least an A level in a numerate subject We 
provide a salary above £7,500 plus bo- 
nuses, BUPA and an incfivklual pension. 

* Phone or send your CV to (No agencies): 
Brin Roberts PImks 0923 77*677 

Interactive Inc, 

11 Pen Place. 

Rkkmmnsworth. 

Herts WTO IRE. 


Director’s Secretary 


Dual Control 

£12,000 

O Lircfient, a small bis well esobfidied _ 
firm of executive search consultants, is 
restructuring its adminhuative support 
function due to expansion, and is recruiting for. 
two vacancies in tandcm. One vacancy is for a 
secretary cum office ad minis tr a tor, arad the 
other is for a secretary cum trainee researcher. 

Both positions are givoml to die operations of 
the office, and require an mtdligem and 
unfussy approach, with the floobildy to muck 
in when deadlines t hr ea t en, and the 
composure to handle senior candidates antf 
diems within an iufuum l bar h ar d w or k ing * 

environment. 


Age 25-35. Skills 60wpm typing + audio. 
Please telephone 01-437 1564 


MqgBIaiq 


6c Associates Ltd 
01-4371564 

Recruitment Consultants 130 RcgoirStreet, 
Loudon W1R5FE 


TRANS WORLD 
INTERNATIONAL 


Part of International 
Management Group 
(Mark McCormack Organization) 


Urgently requires a SECRETARY tar the Vice Presi- 
dent of 


its TV Sales and Technical Services 
Department dealing u«h aH sates/promotional as- 
pects of sports programming throughout Europe. 


Appficants should have good 
knowledge of IBM computer, 
useful. 


and 


Please cafl or send c.v. to: 

Sally Long, 


c/o 14/15 Fitzhardinge Street, 
London W1H 9PL 
Tel: 01-486 7171 


Executive Recruitment 
TO £10,000 pa 


We are one of London's leaning inte rnational 
s earch fi rms and we need an outstanding young 
secretary/PA to support two of our consultants. 

As a Consultant's assistant, you wifi be trained in 
research and win deal discreetly with senior execu- 
tives in a wide range erf industry sectors. 

^ you are under 26, an excellent communicator 
and have at least two yean' secretarial experience, 
please contact 


Ian Hetheringtoa 


63 


London El MN 
Tel: 01-488 0155. 


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EXECUTIVE PA IN MARKETING 
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succeed in a very oompetmve environment pleat cafl 

01-486 7897 

CAVENDISH PERSONNEL 
38 Wigmore Street, W 1 


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The best hourly rate in London for shorthand temps with WP skills 

We offer: 

ir M our skilled fanps the same rate 
tV Regulartemp or my work 
WeEorganaed and tderesimg assignments 
& £200 holiday bonus— no strings attached 
& Free WP cross-framing on selected machines 

Youneed: 

"fr 100 wpm shorthand * 

& 60 wpm typing 

☆ Two years' Dvvdorlevelsecrelarial experience 
in London 

'fr Proficient WP skills on at hast one machine 
Enthusiasm and aprqfessbnal approach 

Please telephone 01-4344512 now for an 
appointment. 

Crone Corkill 


RECRUITMENT CONSULTANTS 


Has anyone recognised 
your potential lately? 

• Proven secretarial and wp skills 

• Available immediately/working notice 

• Commercial experience 

• Poise and personality 

If this sounds like you, we’d like to tell you exactly what 
we can offer. First das assignments, excellent rates and 
the opportunity to convert a temporary position into a 
permanent one. 

With MatBlain Nash your career will go from strength 
to strength. . 

Contact Kerern Henderson 
on 01 439 0601. 





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3rd Floor. Car ringion House. 

130 Regent Street. London WiR sFE. 

I Entrance in Regent PI, above Iberia Airways.) 



RECRUITMENT CONSULTANTS 

35Ni?wDrandScrcct, LondanECSM TNH 
To!-, o T - SUB 3EiaB or O 1 . GQO 3576 
Tele. O0737^1Fn. No. Q1G3Q921G 


Santof appointment with broad-ranging responsibilities. 

Am. SECRETARY TO 
SENIOR DIRECTOR 

London EC3 Circa £12-13,000 

INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE BROKING GROUP 

Tttiraapondbto appointment calls tor candidates aged 22-3S wth test dass shorthand and 
; typing t*®* and Mealy experience gainod in a commercal environment The dudes cover the 
fuR range of senior secretarial imrK tactu tao an correspondence. day today admini s t ra tion tac. 
ondthasticoassUappUcanlwM be required to deal tac^idlywlhcSwits on VteleieptKuw and ki 
person. Working condMone are excellent with modem office equipment and word proce ssi ng 
training wfl be prowled A mature outlook end Oeabia approach, me ability to pin and assess . 
prionfiM^good communication delta. and a smart appearance an the quaBies wa soak. Initial 
remunaraUon is negotiable £12-13,000 plus good pension and other company benefits. _ 
Apptirations in strict confidence under reference SSD/&73/TT to the Managing Director- 

CAMfttU-JBHittTlW OKUTIYE SECRET ARIES UMtTED, (lECtOfTMCKT CWtSOLTJUtTSJi 
- . J-3S.1OT HUB STREET, UKOUIEC2M1 ML TBEPmHO: 41-541 15M or 01-5M 3574. 

TELEfc 187374. FAX: 01-2S4 *501 


CREME DE RECEPTION 

To £11,000 

Prestigious professional company are recruiting a lop 
flight receptionist for their very pleasant offices in Wl. 
Excel Lent personal presentation and personality which 
combine undastasted glamour with friendly warmth 
essential. Ability to use switchboard A supervise staff 
preferred. Age 28-37. 


Susan Beck 


BRITISH POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL FEDERATION 
(University of London) 

Personal Asstetfflrt/Secnrtary is required by the newly appointed Director of the 
Federation who is also Head of tras P ost graduate Metical School Applicants 
must be experienced secretaries who are capable a( provkfing a comprehensive 
secretarial service, enjoy working on their own tntaabve and possess 
organisational ability. The post offers a wide range of interests involving contact 
with people at an levels inducting the staff of the post graduate medica! institutes 
within the Federation and their associated hospitals aid the four Thames Re- 
gions. Four weeks annual leave, plus 14 days public hofidays and associated 
Bays. Salary on scale £9770 p.a. - £11.254 p.a. Writs, win detailed c.v. to: 

Managing Director, Massey’s Executive Selection, 

100 Baker Street, London Wl. Teh 01-935 6581. 


DYNAMIC PA 

vnmeaatBJy required tor 
MO of MjC Estate 
Agency. Excellent salary 

and prospects. Age 
preferred 25-35. 


TstaphsM 

814KMM 


OHM for Mental 


RAPIDLY 

MARKETING COMPANY 
require: - 

OFFICE MANAGER-Salary c.£12^X)0(Xa. 

kfeaBy we n e eds we ll w utin ieo d .lw rd w txkfc i g pemort, 
able totiatee with «U our suppflors, staff, etc, bavesome 
typing afaBty and ptepved to help ou^gsnaraiiy whan 

Vour main- functi on .4e- ree p q na MBty -fo r-the entire 
smooth naming . of . the . office, pwfttiat)i 
administr at ion- and ~pcrgoimel matters^ You vriB be 
dealing with eve i y ti li ng f rom ordering andrfistribiffion 
.of office supports to recruitment mw monitoring of al 
secretarial daft, both temporary and psnnanant 
Some experience 'in a skriB e r fiel d desirable. 

RECEPTIONIST-Salafy c. £7,500p.a. 

we are looking for a weO-spofcen, wol-rkvesed, 
enthusiastic person with some previous recaption 
experience: Ybu should bo able to vrork underpressure; 
looking alter a busy switchboard, greeting efiente, 
booking cabs, etc. 

Meaty aged 2tH-and willing to get Involved. 

SECFIETARY-Satary <x£8^00^a 
You wBl ma inly worieforoneof the Dkectora.andwouM 
nud to have shorthand and accurate typing. You wrii 
have the chance toworkona variety of sports projects 
as you w9 be expected to do work for other Managers 
when necess ar y. 

Weneedahard-woridng.enthuBtastlcporeon’ahodoe* 

sssiE Advantage 

TheOWFounctry.3-7R>yarcflt. INTERNATIONAL 
Fairingdon Reed, London EC1R3D4 hhmmwm 



’ PBB0NMH. PA 

£iaAM 

OurcSsrts. i preragkMis & nma- 
tentey manor Record Co 
rewire a young & ant baou ic 
SH/Soc vm good Mi 4 confi- 
dant qwroadi 10 gd teSs% 
nwlwtd n sB wsgtets of the ftr- 
soooaf bncaon. An ideal tamer 
move if you have strong twwnu» 
cation sob 4 tho aUty to eorii on 
your own Motive. 

1 01-481*2345 

abbatt 



Personnel 

c£l 1,000 

loin the personnel department of this forward 
thinking City organization and give your career a 
boost. Working at personnel manager level you 
will assist in co-ordinating the work load, training 
and career progression of 200 people. You win 
need excellent secretarial and administrative 
skills, a methodical approach to record keeping 
and problem solving as well as a confident outgo- 
ing personality. 

Age: 22-30. ' ' Skills; 100/60 + audio 

Marketing in Property 

£ 10 , 000 + 

This growing property company has an opening 
for an experienced secretary loassisi two manag- 
ers in the marketing of their multi-million pound 
projects. The emphasis is on client liaison and 
information, together with production of bro- 
chures and other marketing maieriaL An outgoing 
personality and good telephone manner are 

essential. 

Age; 21-30 Skills: 90/60. 

*» R17PRITIV1I17 NT 5 GARRICK STREET 
a- KfilftUllMDnl covent garden 

hC 0 M P AN Y TEL: 01331 1220 


Personal the 

Cfaprptorif NATIONAL 

aecreidif gallery 

Shorthand W 

Typist 1,11,1 

The National Gallery requires one Personal Secretary 
aid one Shorthand Typist to work in its small Secretarial 
office. Candidates must have 30 wpm typing and 100 
wpm shorthand and will be expected to operate a Wang 
0IS Word Processor. Personal Secretary applicants 
must be at least 18 years old and love *0' Level passes 
in English Language and two or more other subjects. An 
interest in the history of art and some familiarity with a 
European language will be an advantage lor both posts. 
Starting salary between £8,443 and £8,973 (Personal 
Secretary) aid £6.800 aid £7,493 (Shorthaid Typist), 
depending on experience, rising to £9,662 (Personal 
Secretary). £8,199 (Shorthand Typist), plus substantial 
; proficiency payments for higher skills. Registered dis- 
abled persons may be considered. 

For further details and an application form (to be re- 
turned by 198i September 1986) write, phone or can 
into Mr W P Kenward, National Gaiety, Trafalgar Square. 
London WC2N 5DN. Telephone 01-639 3321 Ext 216. 
We are an equal opportunity employer- 



'Elizabeth Hunt 

OFFICE ORGANISER 

£10,000 

Based in the heart of Wl join this leading firm of surveyors as 
secretary/PA to a young director. Got very involved as you 
moot dents, hanrta research projects, organise and sat up 
social events. 50 wpm audio ability essential. Toning given 
on the latest WP. ExceHent benefit package. 

TRAVEL AND TOURISM 
c£9,000 

Join this, wen known organisation famous for their 5 star 
hotels and styfch tourism projects as secretary t otfwrvwy 
charming martebng director. Handle your own o grreyon - 
dence. take on your own areas pfrespor^WBfyMKJoeweiop a 
fun PA rote. Superb benefits. 90/55 skats needed. 

EBzobethHunlRecnjftniontG>nsuftQrtb. 
C 18 Gosvenor Sheet London Wl OM03531 J 


IN AT THE START 

E1M0O neg 

Use your excellent aetata skids to hefp set up 
this European HQ of an established company. 
Organise the furniture, phones and stationery - 
even help find new offices. Develop your foie to 
tadude recruftment 100 / 60 /wp skins needed. 

AUTUMN FASHIONS 

£10,000 + Boms 

Join this web-known festoon grotto as PA to a 
Director mid enjoy extensive Raison throughout 
the company. Use your admin sk»s and Mtttfve 
to handle your own projects. 100/55/wp skfls 
needed. 

Please cai Debbie JBerkovitch. Anna Friend, Jud 
Osborne or Eileen Ric ha rds o n. 


Blue Chip PR 

£10,000+ A 

At least 2 jns’ work experience? Lots of drive and 
ambition? As Sec/FA to MD in this highly rated 
Gty PR agency you can carve a career with increas- 
ing admin and client responsibility — but you need 
to show dedication and motivation first. Open plan, 
relaxed, friendly, . hectic ‘gp-for-it’ environment. 
Assured skills essential fo80/60 L A-Jevel or Graduate 
education preferred. Please call 01-409 1232. 

BecruhnieBt Consultants 


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SECRETARY 

Required for busy Knightsbridge property 
rental specialists. Fully trained with, short- 
hand and typing and previous experience 
in this field. 

Good salary according to age and 
experience. 

Ring Ironsides: 

01*581 5877/2470. 


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SECRETARY/OFFICE 

manager 

OuiKton Town interior 
Satan ncjwtaWe. 

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’ Chairman’s 

Secretary 

Covent Garden 

£11,000 

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atKOinE Kino 

K PROPERTY/PERSONNEL £9,500 * 

The head of adimn of a top Mayfair property company needs 
someone to help him completely reorganise the 
arfmai/pasonnd d e p a rtmen t flood audio typing, a flair for 
admin aid a trierefiy outgoing personality are essential, bn- 
mefete starters given preference. Age 204. 

46 OLD BOND STREET LONDON Wl 
01-499 8070 

CAROLINE ICMBSHDlET4RtAtJlPP01ll71ISITS 


Graphic Design 

£9,000 1 ° 

Dream post for a dynamic Sec PA. working 
one-to-one with the charming young MD of this 
design/markettag specialist She is a superb 
delegator. Agency meetings, travel appointments, 
companv-wde liaison — you will enjoy real 
responsibility and involvement while meelizn; high 
standards in return. Benefits include share bonus 
scheme. Good typing and sound work record 
requested. Age 22+ . Please call 01-409 1232. 

Recruiimrnl Cofbutunts ■■■■1 


SULTANATE OF OMAN 

An exciting opportunity exists for an immacu- 
lately presented secretory in Muscat 
If you are 25 - 35, a non-smoker with plenty of 
tact and discretion and would be prepared to 
give fun commitment to an unusual position, I 
would very much fike to hear from you. 

This post carries a tax-free salary plus accom- 
modation and could Involve some travel 
Please send C.V. and recent photograph to: 

Miss C. D. Hawksworth, 

Cheryl Hawksworth Ltd., 

3 Berkeley Square, London W1X 5HG. 
Tel: 01-245 9632. 


PARLIAMENTARY CONSULTANCY 

Secretary/PA required for Managing Direc- 
tor of small established consultancy based 
in the heart of St. James's. Fast accurate 
typing a prime requisite, supported by 
good sec and admin skills. Must be used to 
working under pressure. An interest in Par- , 
I lamentary and current affairs would be an j 
asset 

Applications in writing to 

CSM Parliamentary Consultants Ltd 
109 Jermyn Street 
London SW1Y 6HB 


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PERSONNEL 

Glamour in 
advertising 



DUAL PURPOSE PA. 
aOJNO + BENEFITS. 
There l»o salts lo tte lonehr 
Ob m mwna u tm u i tahotytatsne 

compan» 

1 M-rowd PA to ta-satw Mb. 
cwijansmj ms treqaCM trips am 
tatag alia lie aba 

2 Owneang tht' stiowroans 
CouW get mwlwd n ss>ng (bet 
ttoS la ranefy 100-50 22 £ 
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FILM CO. - 

£10,009 + 

GBiEROUS REVIEWS 

FOfQtUuI MO wtM nns A Mm far.- 
ng company fosmg wth 
aMutcfS ac«re. Iheatres. ett.. 
nrob orparenq. The adra* ade 
Ml worn Should he nappy m a 
small company 90 50 JunaouMl 
we coma iron lie R<tz tmeZDs. 
Phone Sue Owen on 



£12,500 

Baokii^or 
financial exp? 
Good shorthand/ 
WP + calm 
personality needed. 

as PA to Chief 
E^ficutsveofaCity 
Stockbrokers. * 


Cuy 3778400 

WraEnd 4397001 


Secretaries Plus 


SECRETARY 

We are looking for a first class and 
experienced Secretary to work for four 
gentlemen who are based in the Lon- 
don office of an International Catering & 
Contracting Company. 

The workload varies from general sec- 
retarial duties, a substantial part being 
of a confidential nature, to looking after 
VIP visitors. 

This job would be ideal for a person 
aged 25+ who is used to dealing with 
people at all levels. 

Excellent shorthand and accurate typing 
is required as well as a pleasant tele- 
phone manner. - 

The competitive remuneration package 
includes Luncheon Vouchers, Medical 
Insurance and four weeks annual 
holiday. 

Should you be interested please send a 
full career and personal details to:- 

Group Personnel Department, 
Abefa Management Services SJ\. 
Melrose House. 

4/6 SavOe Row, 

London W1X 1AP. 


PA TO 

FESTIVAL DIRECTOR 

OiK-hnkr brad Fnnval Director nenb FA *nh rxrrUcm 
Scc/Mhnin thilh. Inirmi in Ihr Arts dwraMr An jdmm np 
nod nutnuL Suvm%ful candniatr will hair primary truxurntul- 
Ui k» ibr OnthcMcr Frun iln (a 3 muTtMimha Fnlitil) 
hut mU asln hr rnnrrrnrd »nh ihr Cnrrmri & Eirttr Fnluab. 
Age - .13. Driving licence tsfcniioL Salary i8.MX) phis. 

April' * niiung Hi 

Richard Crrgson-WiHwms 
Cannon Liatc Home. South Street 
Onchnicr. W. Sum. POI9 1PU 
Tel: <024.11 7S5 714 


Secretary 

to Director of Finance 

£9068 to £10800 pa 

This is an opportunity for an experienced 
Secretary to become involved at Director 
level and undertake a wide range of adminis- 
trative actions to assist the Director. 

You will need first class secretarial skills to- 
gether with planning and administrative 
skills. We will train you to use a Hermes 
electronic typing system and to use a com- 
puter terminal. 

Benefits include 32 days hofiday and interest 
free season ticket loan. Close to Oxford Cir- 
cus and Bond Street tubes. 

Letters of application, giving details of 
age, qualifications- -and experience, 
should be sent to the Principal Personnel 
Officer, Royal College of Nursing, 20 
CavencBsh Square. London Wl IW OAB, to 
arrive not later than 10th September 
1986. 

The RCN actively discourages smoking in all its 
premises. 


SENIOR SECRETARY 
£9,000 - AT 21+ 

London's test growing leisure and resaurant group b 
offering the exciting opportunity to join their young and 
expanding property team, if you are looking fora varied 
and busy day, then this could be the opening for you. 
with a company that offers outsfentflng benefits. As Se- 
nior Secretary you vril take an active pan ta the smooth 
running of thte division, using your organisational abili- 
ties and initiative to the ML (deafly you have accurate sh. 
and audio aklNe, with a warm and flexible personality. 

Contact Melanie Laing 

Ol 631 154T npc-Cons' 

Pnce-lamesm 

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TRAVEL 
TO £9,500 

Two lovely openings exist (at Jnr and Snr levels) within 
this young and expanding travel firm. Organising incen- 
tive holidays for client companies, these roles win 
include: Ad. hoc. projects, (for example, research link to 
the travel industry), mstigatmg and co-ordtaating com- 
plete group holidays, as well as pravkSng fuf secretarial 
support to me company Directors. 

Contact Tracy Forbes 
Of 631 SHnecCons' 

Price -Jamieson 


EXPERIENCED 

SECRETARY 

The Institute of Parole urn requires an experienced 
secretary with audio skills for its new Technical Director. 
Won! processing experience useful, but training will be 
provided if necessary. Oil industry experience an asset. 
Pleasant working environ mem in historic building near 
Harley Suva. The person appointed win also support 
other Technical officers. • 

Excellent pension/life assurance scheme. 4 weeks 
holiday increasing to 5 weeks, subsidised lunches, season 
ticket loan. 

Pkase write enclosing cv. including present salary to: ; 

Annette Bridgman, 

Institute of Petroleum, 

61 New Cavendish Street, 

London W1M 8AJR. 






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£13,500 

a senior director 
responsible for worid- 
wide business . 
development for this large 

international company 
requresa 
first-class PA. 

AS he travels extensively, 
the position wdl motaa 
the co-orcfi na tioo of travel 
arrangements and 
constderable contact with 

international charm, bt 

addition, because of the 
dneeior's wide-ranging 
interests, there wU also 
M e high percentage of 
personal work. 

To handle this position 
effectively, you should 
haveexceuem social 

skills and the poise and 
co n fidence to deal caintiy 
with al situations. 

Ago.- 25-35 Skdte 100/60 

enry office 

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PA TO COMPANY SECRETARY 




Cj£l0,500p; 


London, SW1 


BAA pic is one of Britain’s newest In ac 

public limited companies, due to be proficie 

privatised in the first half of 1987. typing, ' 

Through our subsidiaries, we own with go 

and manage seven major UK airports inregric 
and arc a commercially active and will be c 

consistently profitable organisation. deadlin< 

The Company Secretary has an needed 

increasingly vital role to undertake in Senior P 
preparing rne company for flotation We , 

and therefore requires a first-class career p 

P-Ay Secretary to provide high-level in a proj 

support. To ensuj 

You will be responsible for this care 

providing a full secretarial service, your c.v 

preparing Board papers, dealing with Manage 

correspondence ana 

co-ordinating meetings. B*A‘Apic 


In addition to a high degree of 
proficiency in shorthand and audio 
typing, we are looking for someone -‘ 
with good o rganising ability allied to 
integrity, tact and diplomacy. You 
.ill be capable of worl 


integrity, tact and diplomacy You 
will be capable of working to tight 
deadlines and have the confidence 
needed to liaise effectively with 
Senior Management. 

We are offering rhe salary and 
career prospects you would expect 
in a progressive organisation. 

To ensure chat you arc considered for 
this career opportunity, please send 
yourc.v. to: Julie Spencer; 
Management Resources, BAA pic, 
Corporate Office, 
i i 130 Wilton Road 

VplC London SW1V1LQ. 


OUT AHD ABOUT CAREER £10,000 

Exwtert tranng as a C.S.R. with the exciting new comOBter company ¥** 

merest m computers win be appr e c i a ted. A mriy persorakty atone with a strong 
desire to succeed will guarartee you 100% tovobwiem. Idea} age 25+ (reasonable 
secretarial stalls are necessary). 

EARN YOUR OWN SECRETARY £12,000 

Ths b a "top of the tree' 1 possum where you co-ofdmabng stasis wdi be utilised to 
die tuH. Euettem presortatm and a dynamic personalty essental. Rssoabte 
secretanal skills required as back-up only. 

AMBITIOUS YOUNG ORGANISER £11,000+ PNG 

A new posoon and a Ngb percentage of aihiHiasirattoomait a car»r minded PA 
wtn enfoys responsibility A lot ol chert contact and organising important seminars 
is an essertal part of tt» exotng opening. Good education and resonabte 
secretarial state required. 

JAPANESE SPEAKIN6 PA £11,000+ PKfi 


MEDIA 

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- FINANCE- ADVERTISING- SALES -PERSONNEL -MEDIA -FINANCE 


Advertising 

£ 17,500 

The Manage 


JAPANESE SPEAKIN6 PA £11,006+ PNG 

Superb opening for Japenese speatang PAs who txvm high involvement In pftish 
sunoundngs A lively, fast paced environment, wrong With relaxed and very 
charming tosses mate these dream opportunities. Typrm. no shorthand required. 

01-283 3484 

Secretarial & Commercial Div. 
City Recruitment Consultants, 
58 Houndsditch, London 
EC3A7DL 



The Managing Director of this high 
profile West End advertising agency 
requires a PA. with 

and excellent secretarial skills (100/60) to 
work alongside him. 

If you are aged 26 to 40 and feel that 
you'd enjoy the challenge and prestige of 
this top position in the exciting 
advertising, then please call us on 01-4J9 
6021. 


| HAZELL STATON | 

B . 8 Golden Square. London WL "S 

MEDIA- FINANCE- ADVERTISING -SALES- PERSONNEL- MEDIA -FINANCE 


ami. one of the world's largest healthcare 
organisations are expanding meir 
Middle East services office in London swi 
to cope wm an increasing programme 
of recruitment. 

in Saudi Arabia. AMI currently manages 
3 hospitals on behalf of the Saudi Arabian 
Government and with the additional 
work-load two specialists are 
reg uired to work with a busy team 
operating in the UK. and Europe. 

Administration 

plus 

PC computing/word Processing 

You wiU be responsible for our ibm pc computer 
network, and in addition to good typing sl ills. 
administration duties mc^de a supporting roll 
to the Recruiters, and letson with other 
admmrscraoon staff 

Some previous computer- word processing 
experience is essential, and ideally with a 
knowledge of lotus 125 or other similar 
spreadsheet packages 

RecultmentPA 

Vbur man task urn# be to assist one of our 
busy Recruiters We recruit for aH types of 
hospital staff in Saudi Arabia, so a knowledge 
of hospital personnel and their function would 
he a distinct advantage Good shorthand and 
typing skills a re just as important as a 
pleasant eeleohone manner and the abihrv to 
cooe with the additional work load in a fast 
expanding environment 
Both positions offer good negotiable 
salaries, depending on age and experience. 

if you are Interested then telephone 
01-039 3812 or write for an application form 
Quoting reference 303/39. 




Salaries am rang aH the 
tuna for good secretaries 
wftti sound skte. so don't 
get left behind.' 


Extrovert personality with 
only six months experienc e 
TV flURKET&G 0500 
Keep up your fast shorthand 
in yotv next position 
JUHSacM 8MKWS ntysu 
MM rewatded witft excel- 
lent benefits 

■OStC PUBLISHERS Z&SB9 
Progressive personnel, in 
fun s ur roundings. 

Call 629 8863 

HODGE 

RECRUITMENT 


41 I i, I JUf 


£ 8,086 

The Chetnnan of this 
prestigious theatrical 
agency who manages 
the ’creme’ of the west 
End stage, requires a 
confident PA/Secretary. 
Dealing with the rich 
and famous, use your 
charm, poise and 
organising flair to set up 
meetings and appear- 
ances. 80/50 skills 
required. 

Cafl 629 8863 

HODGE 

RECRUITMENT . 




We are currently seeking ju- 
nior secretaries (with or 
without shorthand) lor posi- 
tions in the Mowing araas:- 


WM) fast state £7500 
COMPUTERS 

Graduates without shhd 

tym 


'A' levels A enthusiasm 
£7000 






79 StJaness Street London SWTA 1 EE 


TAKEOVER BID 

This famous Corporate Finance Dept 
handles the major mergers and stockmarket 
flotations which are currently in the news. 

In this exciting hectic environment you will 
arrange travel meetings and speak to clients. 
S/H or audia Salary c£9,000 plus banking 
benefits. I9+. 

city city sdty city < 


£7580+Bmhs 
WWi an interest in keep 
fit. join this lively environ- 
ment and assist with 
details tor the monthly 
magazine. Running the 
membership subscrip- 
tions and responsible for 
bookings, you wffl enjoy 
this varied role. With good 
typing (shhd an asset) col- 
lege leavers are welcome 
to apply. 

Cafl 629 8863 

HODGE 

-RECRUITMENT 


INTER? CONTINENTAL. HOTELS 

FORUM |p HOTELS 

INTERNATIONAL 

Bi-Lingual Secretary 

speaking English and French/German required 
for Director of Reservations. WiU need excellent 
organisational skills to help set up new European 
Reservations Centre located in attractive offices 
by the river in Hammersmith. Salary £9.000+. 

Applications in writing to: 

Dorothea Roemer, Inter-Continental & 
Forum Hotels, Doriand House, 

14-16 Regent Street 
LONDON SW1Y 4PH. 


MULTIUNGLIAT 


PA/SECRETARY 

The ideal apptaro wM haw 
a good tmarstty degree, a 
knowledge of world events 
and a proven afataly lor re- 
saarch. ExceOent e nod ha n d 
end spatang e a e o n Ue L 


£12,500 + Benefits 

The Che if Executive of a top firm 
of stockbrokers is looking lor a 
PJV. (possibly with City experi- 
ence) to see him through the 'Big 
Bang* and beyondf! Experience i n 
Rank Xerox 860 essential plus 
100/60 mm. Non-smoker. Age: 
25-40. Excellent benefits 
package. 


SR TRAINING 

Prestigious Merchant Bank needs a bright 
young Admin Secretary to train in their in- 
house PR Dept Bags of initiative and 80/50 
skills + WP will earn you involvement 
prospects and £8.500 plus 
bonus and benefits. 20 +. ’ a '»n*arr ,s 

01-4999175 



Tasteful Temping... 

No hassles. No let-downs. Just plain, simple, 
high grade temping. 

A tasteful package of top jobs, elite rates and 
thoroughly professional service. 

If you have sound skills and experience, you 
should be talking to ‘The \%rk Shop". 
Telephone Sue Cooke on 01-409 1232. 

Rrcnuttwnt Consultant. 


,£y city city FiN^e ci 


TELEVISION 
£9,000-£1 0,000 plus 

Our efients. a leading television company, is cur- 
rently recruiting a number of secretaries to work 
in the following areas: 

• PRODUCTION 

• PROGRAMS: ADMKSTRATfON 

• SALES/MARKETING 

The successful candidates wffl be tateEgent, salt 
motivated, have good secretarial sldfls (100/60) 
and experienced, and enjoy working hard m a 
lively and creative a tmo s phere. Aged 20-35. 
Telephone us lor an initial dsc us stan on 01-489 8566. 

T h 

GROSVFNOR 

■SS^SEKSS'BuAeatU 


FRENCH: Bi-fingual post with real scope as 
Secretary/Assistant (25 plus) to PubUcrty 
Manager. Fluent French, plus administrative 
and translation talents and good English 
shorthand. £10,000 plus. 

SPANISH: Lots of liasion with latin America jfl 
for truly bi-fingual Director's Secretary (28-38) 
with English shorthand. Marvellous- Coy office 
with sports complex, free resturant Circa. 
£9;500. 

FRENCH: Heritage enthusiast/Secretary (30- 
tsh) for tiny SWI Secretariat of international 
pressure group. Impeccable, educated En- 
glish, decent French, audio skills plus 
shorthand if possible. Some travel. £9, 000- 
El 0.000. 

GERMAN: Go West and join famous interna- I 
tional firm, as BHingual Secretary (25-ish) to 
Director. Good aB-round back-up and good 
skills needed. Circa. £10,000 plus package. 

01 836 3794 

22 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0HR 


Judy Farquhanon Limited 

07 New Bond Street. London. WTY 3HA. 
01-4938824 

DESIGN / RETAIL 
£10,500 - £11,000 

Board Director urgently seeks mature, flexi- 
ble secretary/assistant- This demanding 
position needs a team worker who can also 
act on own Initiative. Discretion, good com- 
munication sldfls and excellent presentation 
as essential as good shorthand/typing. Fluent 
French an asset Age 25-35. 


Setary £12000 pe. 

Write Reply to: 
BOX E 79 . 


Elizabeth Hunt 

A PA ROLE 
to £11,000 

Join a busy trade association as PA/secretary to a 
(tractor. You wW be In charge of the smooth running of 
the office, answering queries from the pubBc and me- 
dte and set up and attend thter annual conference. H 
you en/oy being yourown boss. tWs is for you 50 wpm 
typing needed, shorthand preferred. 

50% ADMINISTRATION 
to £10,250 

Join this famous name City based company as 
secretery/ a d itenis t rat or to a director resporasfote for 
training arid reu u it m ant This pasttion has a minimal 
secretarial content as you organise extensive travel 
schedules, enjoy constant international client contact 
and nm his busy office smoothly. 90/50 sMBs needed. 

SzoboffiHuolRocnitmoolConsdloftb 

23 College HI London EC4 01-2W 3551 


SECRETARY/ 

RECEPTIONIST 

Based in prestigious offices in Mayfair we arc the new 
UK office of a Swedish Investment/ Finance company. 
The first tmpresion that oar diems will have of the 
company wiB be presented by you and therefore the ideal 
applxani for tins busy position will be a socia tty poised. 
Wfll presented RcccpOonat/ScocUiy with a good speak- 
ing voice who litas meeting people in person and on the 
telephone. 

Wc need someone with enthusiasm, confidence and a 
wii Hngncss to provide total secretarial backup. 

You witi need SO wpm typing/8040 shorthand and some 
icfca/WP knowledge. 

Salary negotiable. 

Please contact Linda Liston on 01-493 5525. 

(NO AGENCIES) 


JFL 


RECRUITMENT CONSULTANTS 


SECRETARY 

TO DEPUTY MANAGING DIRECTOR 
circa £9300 

Wc arc a Publishing and Consultancy company 
based in Victoria. A vacancy; exists for a secretary to 
work for our Deputy Managing Director who is also 
the Manager of our publications. 

General secretarial duties, lots of administration and 
involvement in our publications go together to make 
thrs a most interesting and varied positron. 
Applicants for ibis position should have good short- 
hand and typing skills, good organisational skills and 
be able to wont on their own initiative. 

For an application form please contact Christine 
Langion on 01 828 5571. 


ARE YOU UNIQUE? 

Loyal, able to communicate, strong personality. 

B a hence, inner confidence/strength. sense of 
umour, weQ presented, mature and used to 
working under pressure are just some of the 
qualities required in this career as PA/Secretary 
to the Managing Director. 

Good shorthand and typing skills are essential 
as well as the right personality to work with the 
MD of this small, intimate and fast moving 
wholesale company in the West End. Salary 
negotiable. 

If you are 35 or over and feel you are the right 
person please send your CV to: 

BOX E 89 . 


RECEPTIONIST 

To £9,000 + Mortgage subsidy 

A young City company seek a Receptionist to 
join their expanding and busy offices. Respon- 
sibilities will be varied including extensive 
client contact so the emphasis is on presenta- 
tion. Previous experience from a similar 
environment is preferable and typing skills 
could be useful. Age 23 - 29. 

Please call Crawford Recruitment 
on 01-4531 5045 


ONLY THE BEST 
NEED APPLY 

We are expanding our successful sales department due to 
the continued growth of our publications. 

Therefore there are opportunities for sales people who 
possess the qualities and character to complement our 
existing team. The required qualifications are a good level 
of education, enthusiasm, dedication, and a good appear- 
ance. A knowledge of typing would be desirable. 

There will be ample scope to capitalise on new business 
opportunities and full training will be given to equip you 
to meet the challenge and demands of this role, llie right 
applicants will be ideally aged under 35 and will reside in 
London or within easy travelling distance. 

Your ability to respond to the competitive nature of 
advertising in order to develop new business for Times 
Newspaper s will earn you the reward of an excellent 
starting salary plus bonus scheme and generous holiday 
entitlement 

Please telephone 
Patricia Moore 01 822 9342 




ASSISTANT 


-law 


Required for Adm in istr a tion Office. Must have: 
■k BA degree 

•k Good i Britten and spoken Japanese and 
English 

★ UK work permit or able to work with 
out one 

Salary package negotiable 

Applications (with personal history 
written in Japanese) fax 
The Japanese School LtcL, I 

1 Gloucester Avenue, 

London NWl 7AF. 

Telephone: 01-488 0861 


SENIOR SECRETARY T.V. £1<M>00 

beam mom tar arm adma o rtwated mc. to tom raqor T.V. 
Company tar ttar Head of Fealra. Ms: be ate to writ on gw 
nttm. taw uho worti background, and tottweat state at 100/60 

PUBLISHING SEC. £8,000 

Mcnstag isle as sec to Saw Efttta. Scope tar tawtaanw a 80/55. 

P.R. SEC £9,000 

Pgataang contaaaaa and adteteaa. Buriy aenband and tadgdnn 


Ol 408 1558 






SPORTS PROMOTION 

RECEPTIONIST/SECRETARY I I eSS&’S^msMSSSSSSS^SiiSa 

I 1 essential Salary aagabalic. 4 weeks fob. IVSTtv. to 


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THE SUNDAY TIMES 
P.O. BOX 7, 

200 GRAYS INN ROAD, 

LONDON. WClX 8EZ 




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Required for Ch art e re d Surveyors Office in Mayfidr. Mua be 
compet BH jwwhbann! operator and radio typist. Good salary 
wiD be mid to saocesfo] appfaw 

Tefc 01-499 5281 for intenfe*. 

No ^endes. 


Mrs Ann Cooks 
CSS Pr o m oti ons Ltd 
Tower House 
Sout ha m p ton Street 
London WC2E 7HA 


HE 
ALL 

SmaH up-market sta Oper- 
ator taotunc tor someone 
wan tots of pereonaMy tor 
ooroon-tilau cooking and re- 
son rep. tmoresuig 
combnatno wtor tan salary 
and commaaon. Age 25 + 
sung and French on 
advantage- 

tamediate icphr requeate4 
ring 720 1407 or write to Ski 
La Vta Ltd. 28 Unver H4 
SW63R8. 


PA/SEC BONO ST 

required for Director and 

Associates In ytxng firm 
in of Consultant 
Surveyors. 

Applicants should be 23 
plus with 60 wpm typing. 
(WP experience useful): 
Salary £10,000. 

Cwtact Peuy Deaytf 
61409 0130. 


PARTNER’S 

SECRETARY 

Audio Secretary for 
Senior Partner in 
Chartered Surveyors 
and valuers. Si James’s 
Street SWL Salary 
negotiate. 

For further derails 
RiiK Karen 
01-9306641 


RECEPTIONIST/ 



Six Months To 
Spare to £11,000 p.r. 

TWo of our clients are looking for 
high calibre cadkiates to take over 
senior posts of staff on maternity 
leave. One post needs good SH f 
typing/WP skills and 'A‘ level 
French. The other needs and e x- 
perienced committee secretary. 
Preferred age 25-30. 


JAPANESE 

TOs msdgtous hotel raquhn a <wta groomjfl ■ Jteren«9is«Miarig sm 
10 mk «i the* ftflkwK Sma C*r*ro ottwina ncwtaulo Mr 
gutett. Esc mtea ds. las and a raaponatea aifaasM m nanuary. 
BSureifr oni&MO. c£&000 + hanafla. 

FRENCH 

Ufa tenure hancaoe rBdwxfie iw wcteWta bfoy da. tangw 
tnawnwla (rancsSaTvous aura* una Donna matobe SjMrtRtaS * 
stare dans las daw bngwa. awjqiriin sans da OnMiw paaca 
posa ^ comgona das irepontaMWa ctearaaa. *qac to*. Staaaw a 

GERMAN - PERSONNEL 

Oar orarer dor RmretaaMadung ataas wa ta rek baM nta a 
Untamalansn in SE London aucht amo tateh rana 
SakrstarfcyAsststemlA. Dtasa itutaitat W SOT abwwMungsrataii red 
torasn Uflbstsndign red dynam&ciws ArtroUan. PerftMos Oautach. 
Stano-red Sd n aks naa cWnantonntntssa skid unatnteghw. Wtac 2S-3S i 
QLS00. 

PROPERTY IN SPAIN 

Si ttane axpwtarea comwaal an rentes, taquvnacanografta an Mas a 
1 00/60. a habia Vd. amM con aotaBa. tanaraos re puatfo bwSsaeo 
a uarasma an Soupreda pm rea corapaWa jantfon Edad: 

^ FR ENCH 

Bas-votts ree srear^ec i la rachaRMdo la ctam das postts 
bAnaia dans la monda financier? Non ctefli a bason dure- sac da 
hau riMBU ctawai at sooaL bdngre, ayxnt aoqurn 2 ana 
ifaraMa rea oomwarc ta ta at una bonna paMi du aac r t un at 
jtigaij WP^aicj Prwantaaon sotgnta Mspanatada. 25 ana+ 

BOYCE BILINGUAL 
01-236-5501 

lha abore vaeaadaa m epan to mala « toawto. Eny «or- 


SATHERLEY DESIGN ASSOCIATES 

TbePrin^tieof armkfly expanding Design Consul- 
tancy shortly moving to Waterloo, requires an 
experienced Personal Assistant who wU help tun 
make time to design and work with his creative 
teams. - 

He needs a PA who is unflappable, with a high 
degree of intelfigence and self sufficiency, who can 
organise his business affairs and deal with dients in 
a professional manner. . 

You would also be involved in developing new busi- 
ness opportunities, and generally be part of the 
creative, exciting, sometimes hectic business of 
consultancy. An abHty to work und e rpressure and a 
sense of humour is essential. 

Written applications, enclosing a CV should be sent 
marked private and confidential to Mrs B Levine, 
Satherfey Design Associates, 8-16 Cromer Street 
London WC1 H8LL 


OIL SECRETARY 

(Could suit college leaver) 

We are lookfog for a young secretary to work in 
one of our research sections 

Candidates should have skills of 100/50 abflfty 
to use a word processor (IBM) and be numerate. 
A good command of the English language and 
an Interest in world affairs would' be 
appreciated. 

In return we offer 4 weeks holiday, BUPA and 
company pension scheme, and salary accorcfing 
to age and experience. 

Write with C.V. to: 

General Petroleum and 
Mineral Services (Cl) LTD 
15 Knightsbridge London SW1X 7LY. 


EXPERIENCED SECRETARY 
REQUIRED FOR BUSY 
SALES PROMOTIdM COMPANY 

ft 1 *?? VPjnft epeeds. Shorthand 

PtaBM apply with C.V. to; 

M ra. B Turner 

STANSFELD LAKE A CO. LID. 

47-49 PitfiMd Street, London N1 SOA 
(new OM Street Station) 

Tet 01 253 5167. 


E9»000 - £10,000 
PA TO MD 
GREEN PARK 

*•1 lotatod iw OHM) avM >a nmna am Os ■ 


tawao. IMH* Aan tm mean J hk » Joaag nSS m 01 

Alfred Marks 
Recruitment Comultents 
41 Pan Man. London SWI. 


ALFRED MARKS 


MAYFAIR 

£12,000 pjl 

The newly appointed R- 
lw “ Director of this Got- 
mOKing trading Ca needs a 
’Soul-maic - ambitions, 

fligltly numerate and able to 

^nepan; financial presenta- 
uens with spreadshens and 
ptejttlrons. Fim-das lyp- 
mg (shorthand not 
necessary). Preferred age 
laic 205-305. 

-0T5898807— 

JOYCE GU1NESS 

jEanmeoGuatHts 


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PERSONNEL 

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PERSONAL 



executive 

SEARCH 

£ 11,000 

, * wea knouiB AwWn 

corapmy apacalceng »fS*- 

n«fi ExscMfew racoirtmem 

*»*J-«ndB s noectng a 
bng« secretary .*> work tot 
a rirectorwbo has rgcen&y 
return afl tram an owntu 
Poswiff and « now 
panruniBBy based m Lon- 
d°°- You wfi be working 
hora aflractwB Nr-coodi- 
■ tjpnad offices , very nwr 
Gnm Park. Audio and WP. 
S^JMS*" 9 fliCMML 

01 499 0092. 

Senior 

Secretaries 


te 10 £ 11,000 


Two cfients. city and West 

need two top flvnht 
o^anised PA/S^ 
*®h good strife to assist 
S? b p ® 2^ 8 - These pcai. 
gw?- need- persons who 

w*ow and enjoy the world ' 
°* Pygffl’ *he extensive 
«ent liaison, site visits 
rouge general running of 
the office so total invoivw- 
ment and commitment 
required. 

1 01-935 8235 

(Bee Cons) 


COPY/AUDIO. 

18 - 20 circa £6,500. 

WC2. Friendly 
chartered surveyors. 
WP and computer 
input Will train. Good 
perks. 


Appownffim 

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PUBLISHING 

0.28,500 

Do you . have charm, tact 
and confidence to work 
tor a Director of this 
prestigious company? 
Every opportunity to he- 1 
come involved as the job 
develops. Good sh/typ 
asseotiaL . 

Bond St Boreas 

- ■ (Rec Cons) 

22 Sooth Motion St, W1 
629 3692 629 5580 


CaR Darniy Coopen 


Fleet Pers 


PA/SECRET ART 
r SW6 

Required to join young and 
enthusiastic team of Mort- 
gage Brotera tuned in 
Fulham. Mott he aUe to 
work., on own initiative. 
Fast, accurate typing ami 
general office «lmin Sal- 
ary negotiable aJLc. 

Tel: .01-786 0565 


PERSONNEL 
SEN SECRETARY 
To £13^00 

Major Oi Co rag a mature and 
tidy eq> Secretary for Paraon- 


• » - » m,* n 

«*■ • 'tor •hii 

■ ‘f IJaO 

- i -.S.-X# 5. wt 

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I BILINGUAL 

23* 5501 


secure* position tor a person- 
Mtn Mjrtve art preferably 
some supervisory experience, 
age range 28 ro 45 max. 
Snonttano of 100/50 typing 
anfl enpertenoe with Wang PC 
Qood educational standard. 
Em: benefits. 5 weeks hols, 
non-contributory pension 
seneme. 

Ring Mrs Mtana 
— -C* S Pare Com 
01-506 2201 


With busy Harley Street 
practice needs Ssc/PA. 
Sympathetic attitude to pa- 
tients imperative. Varied 
duties in etude making ar- 
rangements lor lectures, 
surgeons from abroad and 
foreipi travel. Nonsmoking. 
40 or- over preferred. 
£ 10.000 (rug). 






RECEPTIONIST/ 

TYPIST 

required. Must be 
presentable, articulate and 
adspatatta. Sense of 
. tumour essential. 
Salary neg. ' 

— — Phowdo Sumner 

01-4994994. 



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=— MONDAY— 

Educ a ti on : Un iv er sit y Appointments, P*ep & 
Public School Appointments, Educational 
Courses, Scholarships and Fellowships. 

La Creme de b Oense and other secretarial 
appointments. 

===TUESDAY=— 

Computer Horizons: Computer Appoint- 
ments with editorial 
Legal App ww l PMte Sofiritois, Com- 
iperdal Lawyers, Legal Officers, Private ■& 
Public" Practiced . 

Legal La Creme far top fegtiLseoetanes. 
Public Sector Appointments. 

=WEDNESDAY“= 

LaOeroede la Creme and other secretarial 

appointments. 

Property: Residential,. Town & Country, 
O v ers e as, Rentals, with edhoriaL 
Antiques and Collectables. 

r==THURSDAY== 

General Appomimeiits: Mana^mmtand 

Executive smnointnients with editonaL 


KENSINGTON 
C. £10,500 

Secretacy/nssistent 21-38 for 
Partner tJ Ardatoctoni cora- 
wey- SMand is essential 
As same WP expensoee. 
*3 cross-tan. Attracbn 
(Mtiarn cWce. 4 meds h*. 
BUPA and otter be ti e fe . 

For further detads 
go w tnet Vcreniea Laps 

01-837 6525 


anTAcom 


S53 


Music while you 




SO Paragon Language 
Consultants fJl-530 7055 



PERSONNEL 

Talent for properly 
. £9,000 neg 

A teUtiic oppoauaay bat 
men tor so meone to join a 
fas-fep*«kng com pa ny based 
« Worth- West London. There 
wdbe lots of tiKot cornad. so 
you most amsekr yousedto 
be pmontMe ad wtiHira- 
sorted. Swna M a U of 
a d meawm ew ad orgsmoag 
am anolved. A dnwg Bcaoee 
e desreble. The tig pertt nrtb 
as renony is Bat any «8 
•ookmo-tor yang s nd aBlt s ac 
otM when ter be nurtured 
and ptomglBd. Phone Natafia 
Dndwr on 734-Om. ' 


P0BLISHEB IN SMALL 


HMESECRETABT/ 


to iddCon to typing, dericrtneifc. 
and book keeping - mm «fi dad 
wft ctans and nn te office. Ybu 
must bare Inave. tdetogeace ad 
self icfiaca. Salary stats it 
Eiuxn. Wide to Pete Bitter a 
Newlaa Pobfeting Ltd. Matey 
House. 3MKB2 Hogsra St, Lon- 
don W1R SAa 


TEMPLING TIMES 



IS WGHTSSRiDG C 
SECRETARIES L 


Fan io SW11? 
£9,000++ 

Orw of mr fcrfest. young 
ad enang cherts have 
aettetentopa nwgta ra 
PA *th a outgomg 
persouaWy and sansa of 
humour. Enjoy 
responabddy and a great 
deal of adna. Fist typmg 
and no S/H. Age 20+ 


executive m to American 
vice PmMesI or mUgms 
ManMfnmi CbMiUtante In Die 
C< iv PoalWr irnp io jmin pe 
ViMn in IwurioiB wnwiwu m i 
v.nn wp rales. For mor e tnrar- 
mauon ran vt\ or JanH on OI 
2*2 1223- OrtkV OicnoPd 
rtgeno- 


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Hotels, Flights etc. ' 

6#i 

teixten on a sefaratc prece of paper. 

^ i°..'i”| V — T dwarf 


■nfcpfe»e (Daytime 


AUDIO SECRETARY with UP 
Oiito toowwru for.amur Jmet 
IsMlHin MMiwol in W. 

ri no »orwbhte 22992“** or- 
lire OirrUM Ayiw 



BILINGUAL 

ENGLISH/ 

FRENCH 

The Director oCtbc Lon- 
don office in a European 
Bank requires Bi-tinguaJ 
Seerctary/PA with short- 
hand in both languages 
to support him in their 
international dca i mgE . 
Age around 23* Excellent 
salary. 


DIRECTORS’ ! 
SECRETARIES 


PROPERTY CO 


QUICK 

THINKING! 

£ 11 , 500 . 

•The MD of a City Un- 
derwriters needs a top 
flight executive secretary 
who is used to a very full 
rate at this fawL Good 
shorthand, combined 
with the ability to act 
quickly on own initiative 
m eeaeatiaL Perks in- 
clude free lunch and 
bonus. Age 2S-38, 

Qty 377 9600 j 

VLbu End 43» 7001 I 1 


Secretaries Plus 


All dassified a d naiBciu nna 
can be aceoMed by tetophoae 
(ncepi ABoounceremL The 
dadtaw is 500pm 2 (toys prior 
to pubiicaiiea <n> 5,00pm Hba- 
d#y for Wednesday). Should 
you wish to Mud aa advcrtisB- 
mem ia 'whies ricase ioctade 
your daytime phone n ember. 
CUSTOMS* SERVICES DE- 
PAHTMENT. If you have any 
queries or proWans r eining to 
your advertiseme n t once it has 
apteared, please contact our 
Customer Services Department 
by (dephone on SI-451 4100. 


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Raguiras tap PA/Sac with 
stafiundand good omnsmg 
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of nostalgic 
victory with 
Meet the Greek 


RACING: THREE TRAINERS TAKE A TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE CHASING A CHERISHED PRIZE AT BATH 

In-form Haslam 
saddles a treble 


By Mandarin (Michael Phillips) 


No three individuals would 
. like to win the Be Hopeful 
' Memorial Handicap at Bath 
today more than Peter 
: Walwyn. Ray Laing and Alan 
' Bailey. .As trainer, head lad 
‘ and personal groom they were 
the three responsible for the 
1 career of that remarkable old 
: horse, whose memory this 
race honours. 

During 1 3 seasons Be Hope- 

-* ful won 27 races until, aged 14. 
1 he had to be put down on 
humane grounds after break- 
ing a leg on the gallops. The 
irony of that was that hitherto 
.. he had never been unsound in 
his life. 

For Bailey, his devoted lad, 
J who also looked after such 
good horses as Lunchtime and 
Rock Roi before he turned his 
■ hand to training, that tragic 

- day remains one of the worst 
in his life. 

As a trainer Bailey has tried 
1 to win this particular race 
most years, but so far without 
T success. In this instance he has 

a chance of realising an am- 
’ bition with Below Zero but 
; even he is the first to concecd 

- that, following those wins at 
Kempton, Salisbury and 
Hay dock. Below Zero may 
well have a bit too much on 
his plate, now carrying 8 sl 
1 21b. 1 tend to agree. 

Windsor Knot, somewhat 
unlucky when beaten 
threequarters of a length by 
Canadian Star at Windsor last 
month, is Waiwyn's hope of 


bringing the trophy home to 
Seven Barrows. 

But on this occasion I doubt 
whether even he will manage 
to beat Laing’s runner. Meet 
The Greek. Beaten only a 
short head by Foot Patrol at 
Brighton last time out Meet 
The Greek had previously 
finished second to Star Cutter 
at Goodwood. 

Not surprisingly, the 
connections of Ininsky, who 
finished third that day. only 
half a length behind Meet The 
Greek, has declined to take 
him on again on I lib worse 
terms now that their horse is 
penalised for his recent win at 
Goodwood. 

In going nap on Meet The 
Greek this afternoon, I am 
aware that he has little or 
nothing in hand of Portogon, 
judged on how they ran 
against each other in the 
Brighton Summer Cup earlier 
in the season. On that occa- 
sion they finished first and 
third with only a length be- 
tween them. 

Meet The Greek is preferred 
now because his record both 
before and since is so much 
more dependable. Also. 
Portogon. who is a habitual 
front runner, is unlikely to 
have everything his own way 
as there are two others of that 
ilk in the field. Bold Pillager 
and Joyful Dancer, and be- 
tween them they could cut one 
an others throats. 

No matter how he gets on 
with Below Zero. Bailey and 



Pat Haslam has his horses in 
lip-top form and the New- 
market trainer saddled three 
winners at Hamilton Park yes- 
terday with Easy Line, Hard As 
Iron and Troptco, ail ridden by 
Tyrone Williams. 

Easy Line comfortably jus- 
tified 3-i favouritism tn the 
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards 
Clip Handicap. The trainer has 
made a habit of winning this 
race, which he took three years 
running with Oyston Estates 
(twice) and Mon The Hoopie. 
“There was a break then and it's 
nice to come back here and 
capture the event again." 
Haslam said. 

Cooper Racing Nail cut out 
most of the running from the 


by two-and-a-half lengths front 
Bcechwood Cottage and Royal 
Rouse. 

The EBF Hallealh Stakes was 
probably the most competitive 
two-year-old event run on tne 
Scottish course for some years 
and a strong Southern challenge 
was repelled when Premier Lad 
got up to beat the Lamboum 
newcomer Sbarblask. 

The 8-1 victory of the inirsk- 
trained colt brought a welcome 
change of fortune for William 
Pearce, whose horses have been 
out of sons. It was only his sixth 
winner this season. 

The Newmarket-trained 
Mubdi was smartly airay From 


inuuui siuw.ij 

the number one draw with Tony 

' ' track 


lightly- weigh ted Rich Bitch, but 
e WnlianK 


Tyrone Williams, coming up the 
centre of the course, where the 
ground is fastest, was having a 
dream run on Easy Line. 

Although his mount is the 
lazy type, there was never any 
doubt once be got to the front 


the 


going into the final furlong and 
the cnestni 


tut drew away to win 


Murray able to steadily 
right across to the far rails. 

The combination made 
running until approaching the 
final furlong where the 7-2 joint- 
favourite Sbarblask took 
command. 

David Nicholls was travelling 
smoothly on Premier Lad. who 
almost immediately challenged 
the leader and wore him down 


Entrancing and Willie Carson team op for today's Strensall Stakes at York 

Harwood is 
fined £60 


Macready takes over 
as chairman of HAC 


his jockey Ray Cochrane can 
hit the bull's eye at the end of 
the programme with Cry For 
The Clown .who does not look 
harshly treated in the 
Lad broke Nursery, having run 
away with successive races at 
Ripon and Windsor. 


Just Kala, about five 
lengths adrift in fourth place 
that day. now looks capable of 
beating Little Bolder and 
Attempting in the other 
division. 


Northern Amethyst, beaten 
a length by Top Range at 
Sand own on Saturday, can go 
one better in the Pensylvania 
Maiden Stakes and thus trig- 
ger off a likely double for the 
title chasing Pat Eddery, who 
looks set to win the first 
division of the Tog Hill Fillies’ 
Stakes on Tahilla, the em- 
phatic winner of her first and 
only race so far at Newbury 
midway through last month. 


-Hooray Lady, a four-day 
acceptor, for their Bath race, 
runs instead in the EBF 
Avondale New Zealand 
Stakes at York and I feel that 
trainer Raul Cole’s decision to 
venture much further afield 
from his base at Wbatcombe 
could well pay dividends. 
Hooray Lady also ran very 
well in that same Newbury 
race to finish sixth eventually 
after being sent back to the 
saddling stalls to be replated 
after she had lost a shoe. 


. The Jockey Club yesterday 
fined Guy Harwood, the 
Pulborough trainer. £60 for 
failing to register the retainer 
agreement of GrevOIe 
his stable jockey, for the IS 
season. 

The disciplinary committee 
accepted Harwood's admission 
that be had broken Rule 75 of 
the rules of racing which deals 
with the registration of a re- 
tainer between owners and sta- 
ble jockeys. 

Blinkered first time 

YORK: 3.0 Andartte. 135 Someone Else. 
BATH: 2.0 Bang Bang, St James Risk. 
Z30 BuSy Boy, Tonqutt. 3.30 Bateman 


Major-General Bernard 
Penfokl has retired after six 
years as chairman of the 
Horseracing. Advisory Council. 

Penfold, who is be succeeded 
by Sir Nevil Macready, made 
his final report at the Council’s 
annual general meeting yes- 
terday and stressed the im- 
portance of the negotiations 
between the Racecourse Associ- 
ation and bookmakers for the 
lit to transmit live satdite 
i coverage of tace meet- 


right to 
televison i 


togs to betting shops, and the 
on the finances 


resulting effect on 
of racecourses in the future. 


He also reported on the 
HACs work this year. This 
included iis support of the 20 
additional evening race meet- 


Lad. Anpredattvs. ' Iterate, Baydon 
l 4CLady's Mania. Lutdy Mo- 


ines scheduled for 1987, a study 
of Flat 


Quean.' 


and 


partem and listed races 
their conditions, and 


recomenda lions for the in- 
troduction of restricted handi- 
caps to National Hunt racing 
and that geldings should be able 
to contest Flat pattern races. 

Penfokl said “We continue to 
be closely involved in the 
debates over Sunday racing, the 
revision of the entry system and 
all-weather tracks through the 
Jockey Club working parties. 

Looking ahead, Penfokl said 
that the HAC had proposed that 
the increase of prize money 
funds made available by the 
Levy Board should be used to 
benefit smaller racecourses, a 
view which the Board agreed 
with. 

The HAC will review the 
allocation of prize money for 
1988, in addition to examining 
the fixture list with its recom- 
mendations being implemented 
by 1989. 


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130313 LANDSN fB Munro-Wtson) R Simpson 8-3- 


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Draw 5f-6f low numbers best on soft ground 

2.0 E B F AVONDALE NEW ZEALAND STAKES (2-Y-O fillies: £4,149: 
60(11 runners) 


in 

106 

107 

109 

112 

116 

117 

IIS 

120 

121 

122 


1 MONTERANA 
0 HOORAY LADY 
00 ILLUSTRATE (P HattaQA 


8 - 12 . 


M. 


SBIPCota 


.PRoMnonB 
. T Quinn 7 


5-2 Enbarr. 7-2 Night Out Perhaps. 11-2 Maiaahed, 7-1 Steten Mohamad. 
10-1 ShUft Andante. 12-1 OH Domesday Book. LandtkL 
■7) beat Hi 
(9-0|dec> 

market <81. £4123. good, Aug 2. 13 ran! OLD DOMESDAY 
nratfn-8)atGoodwood(1in4fr£B103.gaodtonmi.July3l l l 

(9-3) 6KI 6tt to My Generati on (B-13) here pm It. £8974.g 


FORM ENBARR (8 
8 ran). IUUAAHEO 

linn, June 14. 12 ran. 

neck at Newmarket <81. £4123. good, 

3rdtoHauwmaf 

MOHAMED 


20 LUCKY STONE (R Holmes a Court] C Bnttam 88. 


40 PETROC CONCERT ID G4) R Whitaker 8-8 

LUCKY PICK (SrMSotaU)W Hem 84 

LULLABY BABY IMrs W McAIpno) D Mortey 
«SHM 


S Webster 3 
SCatdhanl 


LUCKY PICK 


|W Hem 8-3. 


83.. 


MISCHIEVOUS MBS(W Barker) Mfc& S HalM. 
SCMTARRA {Baroness H Thyssan) H Cedi B-3J 
SALUTE (Mrs D UMMiaai 


. DMcKaownS 
_ W Canoe 4 
.J Lowe 8 


20. 17 ran). ANDARTIS off the course stoat (he end of July. aariUr(9-7)6KI4ttUi Moon 

Madness (8-1 Dial Haydock <1 m £51. £9770. good to Dmi. Jim 7. 10 ran). LANDSKI 18-7) 
3 3rd to Loch Sestertii (8-13) at Brighton (lm 21, £2333. firm, Ain 6. 5 ran). 

Selection: LANDSKI 


SMART SALUTE (Mrs D Butieil W Jarvis 83. 
f(BSWn ~ 


TALLAND BAY (B Sklrtan) M Camacho 83. 


MBfKhll 
W Ryan 10 
... RMte5 


135 U K OPTICAL NURSERY HANDICAP (2-Y-O: £5,708: 1m) (8) 

031131 BEN LEDl (Ch{AMcC!iiskey)M H Eastmby 9-8H>ex) — 

1 QfSAT ASPECT (Stalk Mohammed) W Hem 9-7 


NCoomrtDD2 


7-4 Sctowarra. 3-1 Monterana, 4-1 Lucky Pick, 8-1 Hooray Lady. 10-1 Lucky 
Stone. 12-1 Smart Salute. 20-1 others. 


FORM: MONTERANA <8-11) W Yarmouth winner from Sanaabefl (81 1) (W, £964. good, 
Aug & 9 rani HOORAY LADY (8-1 1) 9 6th of 27 to Tahilla (8-1 1) at Newbury (6l r £4354. 
good. Aug 15). LUCKY STOfCeth last n me . ^ revtousty 0-1 1)ttl 2nd to Putmfcmdpl-111 


good. Aug 1 5). L 
at KemptOn (6f. £3309. firm, Jiffy 
; LUCKY STONE 


403 

404 

405 

406 

407 

408 
410 
413 


1 ELEGANT ISLE (Mrs G Weston) JW Watts 9-1. 

030 ALPSM0RN (Lord r ~ ' 

03000 SOMEONE BJBEf 
100 CONNAUGHT FLY 
000024 EUBOCONi 

332002 roUNTAMS CNOfC£(Travt Hctangs Ltd) K Same 7-7 . 


ord Derby) G PrachardGoidan 8-12- 
E(B)(R Shannon) R Hannon 8-4. — . 

AUGHT FLYER (J Ryan) C Tinttr 8-3 

CON (W Swan) D W Chapman 7-10 . 

TAJN"S CHOICE (TfEv» Hontigs Ltd) i 


- MHactil 
W Canon 8 
SCautten? 


.W Ryan 2 
_ J Reid 4 


M Wood 5 
. A Proud 3 


P Bote* (7)6 

4-7 Great Aspect 7-2 Elegant tele, 6-1 Ben Lot*, 12-1 Aipenhom.ZD-1 others. 

made an from favoured draw fo beat Pharaoh Bhie (8-0) 41 at 


FORM: BOH LEDl 


York selections 

By Mandarin 

20 Hooray Lady. 230 Travel Magic. 3.0 Enbarr. 3-35 Great Aspect 
4.10 Holbrooke Sutton. 4.40 Castle Rock. 

By Our Newmarket Correspondent 
20 Monterana. 230 Travel Majic. 3.0 Night Out Perhaps. 335 
A I pen horn. 4.10 Holbrooke Sutton. 4.40 Ambassador. 

- By Michael Seely 
3.0 Sultan Mohamed.3.35 Great Aspect. 



hod Gulf l 
Murphy (8-11) at I 

caught ctesa home when head 2nd to) 
soft Aug 28,11 rani 

Selection: SOMEONE ELSE 

4.10 STRENSALL STAKES (£7,830: 7f) (9) 

501 300002 QUE SYMPATICA (D) (Mrs A Minas) R Boss 4-9-8. 

504 1240-10 MGffASPKF Stimen) P Cato 333 

f LASS fD) (D Mctatyre) J tatter 330 . 


506 23-100 STATELY! 


201 

204 

205 
207 
210 
211 
212 
215 

217 

218 

219 

220 


OOOKIO POSTORAGE (D) (P Christoy) M McCormack 4-9-10- 
34000-0 KAY STREET (Lard Malinaws) IV Matthews 53-12. 


230 QUINTIN GILBEY SILVER TROPHY HANDICAP (£3,501: 71) (12) 

C As s ro snT 
J Raid ii 

003030 TRANSHASHICKD Rod) EEKSn 7-84 NDayf 

001120 SIGNORE ODONE (B Shawl M H Eestwby 4-8-4 MBM)9 

000020 AM COMMAND (D) (Mrs I Ftytas) Mrs G ranwley 6-8-2 — Joko Bowfcer (7) 2 

01022 TRAVEL MAGIC (0) (Mrs M Madden] B Hanbury 3-84 MHMsS 

JMMreJFuii 


507 

509 

510 


. JReMI 
. TQutanB 


144024 HOLBROOKE SUTTON (USA) (LCbW) 
22-1020 ZALAT1A0) (R W*wh)WJarvte 344. 
124002 BflTMNCMG (D) (BF) (Lariria Duches 


)LCuraani344 


SCautbanA 


, WRSwUunS 
RHBs9 


022110 THE MAZALL (0) (!i 


B Hanbury 344.. 
LStod* 6-7-13- 


I FuBon) Mss 

000020 MAJOR JACKO (BF) IJ Honan) R Hannon 3-7-9 

004044 BATON BOY (O) (A Wragq) M Brittain 5-7-8 

000000 SHEUJ4AN (O Somirby) K Stone 4-7-7 
020100 EMERALD EAGLE (A Lyons] C Booth 5-7-7. 


M Wood 3 


W Canon 12 
. JLoee 1 


0-20000 IMPROVISE (D)[PHateaH) A Snatti 3-7-7. 


L Ctnraock 5 
. G Bradwefl (7) 4 
— AMackaylO 


4-1 The Mazan. 9-2 Baton Boy. n-2 Slygra^Qdone. 6-1 Travel Magic. 8-1 Air 


I (Lavra Duchess of Nrafofc)J Dtstiop 3-84 

W Canoe 7 

511 30224 RJJTTERY (BF) (H Keck) G Wragg 3-7-12 PRobkm»3 

512 000 SWEEPY (USA) (M Butdett-CouM) M D Usher 3-7-12 AMaekayB 

513 022 URUGUAY (GER) (Sheik Mohammed) O Don* 3-7-12 MKBs2 

7-2 Hoibraok Sutton. 4-1 Entrancing. 5-1 Ruaery. 7-1 Zatetia. 8-1 Migiyas. 

10-1 Qua Sympatica. 12-1 Uruguay, Stanly Lass. 14-1 Sweepy. 

FORM: QUE SYMPATICA. (9-4) 2 M nnner-up to PiesMum JS 
tanoe. wdh HOLBROOKE SUTTON M4) 1 Kl back 4ttioC8(£486 
ran). Earter HOLBROOKE SUTTON (8-7) short head 2nd to 

. July 29. 12 

Msi (8-9) at Newbury (1 m 21 , June 1 ^ 1). previously^ 


) ewer course and dte- 

good totem. Aug 21,6 

_ Lott (#7) at 
NBGfYAS (8-12J 6th to Lavender 

beat Sweet AdsWde <8-1 3) Kl at 

*.Y LASS behind Mcaw Wonder- 


Command. 10-1 Major Jacko. Postorago. 12-1 Emerald Eagle. 16-1 others. 

FORM: POSTORAGE (104) beat Super Tnp (84) Hi at Newcastle (71. firm) m May. 
TRANSFLASH. (8-9) 4Sf5ttiot 15 behind Come On The Blues (94) at Goodwood IW. 

O tern. Ji* 31L SIGNORE ODONE (8-3) met troutte m running when 2WI 


Safisbury (71. £5712. good to soft Apr 9, 4 ran). STATELY LASS behind Mister Wonder- 
ful at Newmarket (Tf. June 28), earlier (8-4) beat Hidden Brief (8-9) 81 an very soft grouid 
at Kempton [7f. £6333. Mar 29. 5 ran). ZALATU unplaced at Royal Ascot earner (9-0) 


£4885. 


7lh to Digger's Rast'( l ?4 1 here (8f. £20583. good to firm. Aug 21. 14 ran). TRAVEL 
1 beaten it by Roman Beach (9-3) at Newmarket (81. 


I'M Newmarket 2nd to Meteonc (&13) (61. £4201. good to tent. May 30. 11 

to Cromwefl Park (94) m r - 


ENTRANCING (9-2) II 2nd 1 


£4006. 


MAGIC (94) caught and < 
good. Aug 23. " “ 

pre<nously THE I . 

good to firm. July 30. 6 ran) MAJORJACKOtM/wtoPeraranOeUmerNewmerkeLpra- 
vwusly (8-10) ‘.l am to Easy Line (8-0) at Newbury (61. £2792. goob. Aug 15. 16ran). BA- 
TON BOY (8-13) 4th to Cand (9-6) at Newcastle, previously (7-12) just over II 4tn to 
Green Ruby (9-4) nere_(6f. ES431 . gooi 
Me MAJOR. 


£2758. good to firm. Aug 23L 
ton: HOLBROOKE SUTTON 


Goodwood 4 turner event i 


13. 5 rani. THE MAZALL and AIR COMMAND behmd Intshpour at Redcar. 
KE MAZAU. (9-2) beat AIR COMMAND (9-7) 1 K-l at Doncaster (71. E28B7. 
[.July 30. flr»i| MAJOR JACKO behmd Peraan Oeogmar NewmerkeL pra- 
- - - i (61. £2792. g ‘ " " * “ 

. previously I 
good. Aug 19. IS ran). 


1 (8-13) 4th 
by (9-4 1 tier . 

S election: MAJOR JACKO 

3.0 SUN UFE OF CANADA GARROWBY LIMITED HANDICAP (3-Y-O: 
£7,934: 1m 21 110yd) (8) 


S ele cM on: 

4.40 ISLINGTON MAIDEN STAKES (3-Y-O: £3,362: 1m 41) (7) 

601 22 AMBASSADOR BF) (Mis PYonrtWOOorman 94 TNesE 

60? 43 CALL TO HONOffl BM) B) (J Aton) O Ootiab 94 WASuMbinS 

603 04 CASTLE ROCK (LavMa Dudiess o( Noridk) J DuVop 84 W Caron 7 

606 0 NOMAD BOXER (P Strath) MChapnwt 94 NDay3 

607 430440 SEATYRNIO Brown) SNbton 94 JMd2 

609 00 SNOW WIZZAROCB) (S Norchos) O Doueb 94 JReMI 

613 340030 HOLLY PAT1UDGE(G Fsmdon Eng Co Ltd) R Woodhousa 8-11 _ A Bond 4 


10-11 Ambassador. 3-1 Cal To Honor, 5-1 Castle Rock, 8-1 Seabyn. 12-1 Maly 
Partridge, 16-1 Nomad Boxer, 20-1 Snow WIzzard. 


304 0-11401 


HT OUT PERHAPS |E Motor) G Wragg 9-5 _ 

305 432221 SMBfl. (B) (She* Mohammed) M Smite 94 

0-13303 OLD DOMESDAY BOOK (Lent Der^) J R Wittier ! 


306 

307 


121300 SULTAN MOHAMED (Dana Stud 


9-1- 


CAsmnsen3 
RobmaonZ 
W RSwMun6 
JReMI 


FORM: AMBASSADOR ( 8-7) HI 2nd oM to Roubavd (8-12) at I 
HONOR (64) 3X1 3rd to Loch Seafarth 


1 Aug 18). CALL TO 


Dunlop 8-13 — 


W Canon 8 



8r (1m 4f. £2816, 

i (84) at Beverley (1m 4f. 

9th oMB to Merano(9-0) 

Kl 5th to Mtoto (94) at 


Hamilton results 

Qoetg:good 

2.151601, PREMIER LAD (D NdwAs, 8- 
1): 2. Stmrfalask (P Cook. 7-2 |t-tav): 3. 
Green's OM Master (R Coc*w»w. 14-IL 
ALSO RAN: 7-2 p-lav Rock k 

.... -- - - ling | 

I (Ml). 


Fontwell 


Supercube (5th). 26 Come On 
i). 33 Golden Topaz. Straight 


Twitigm. 12 L 

Ovsron (6th) ... - - 

Edge. Stray No More. 50 Anaka. Dafibno. 
Happy Hanwt Lorra View. Oak BeW. 
Sweet Mary Lou. 18 ran. Nfl: Anshan. 
Dance Up. \l. tl. nk. 'J. 3. W Pearce at 
Hambteton Tow £9.lD. T2.90. £1.10. 
£2.20 DP £28.00 CSF: £36.81. 

2.45 (61) 1. EASY LINE (T Wifliams. 3-1 
lav): 3. Beechwood Cottage (R Cotfirane. 
11-21:3. Royal Houser (S Perks. 10-1). 4. 
Cooper Ractng Nall (J CarrcJI. 8-1). ALSO 
ran: 8 Bargain Pack (5lhL 10 
Blues. 12 Dancing Tom. 14 SonneneUe. 16 


Going: good W firm 
2.0 (2m 21 hole) 1. Gold Floor (D Toga. 
3-1 ): 2. Carla* (4-1); 3. Cheswrfieia (t6-iV 
Manhattan Boy 19-4 lav) 10 ran. 2'-iL 6L 
NR. BaBywesL Tow £4-30; n 50. £1 3ft 
£3 50. DF £7.30. CSF: £14^3. Tricast 
£143.74. Bought m tiSOgre. 


2J30 (2m 21 hdle) 1. Hetio Georgia (K 
Traylor. 25-tl: 2. R*ovma M-lfc 3. 
Beauderc (9-2). Kuwait Star (5-2 lav) 11 


ran,2'il 61. R Curtis Tote: £17.10. E2-M. 
£1.90. £250. DF. £77 00 CSF. £114.70. 

34 (2m 21 1 1 0yd ch) 1 . Captain Dewn (R 
Howe. 8-15 tavi: 2. Donaghmoyne (5-1); 3. 
Spanish God (9-2). 7 ran. 3L 8L J GrffonL 
Toie Ct .30. £1 20. E2J0. DF; £2.70. CSF: 
£4 05. 

320 (2m 21 hdte) 1. Dtoport (M 


Ancnandoubieyou 16th). 20 Verakedi 
Fanny Room. La 


Hamngron. 9-4 iMavl; 2. Maskaen (9-4 |t- 
”*-#(9-11. 13 ran. NR: Mss 


Trace. Cumbrian Nqo. . — 

Bade Of Santo. 25 Tamalpats. ^doram. 
66-1 Rich Btcti 16 ran. 2"il. nk. sn hd. 
Vii. t'.i. P Haslam at Newmarket. Tow. 
£4 00: £H0. £180. E220. CLM DF: 
£B 9ft CSF £19.71. Tncasc £14127. 

3.15 (Sf) 1. SILVERS ERA (G BardweH, 
7-1); 2. Just One More (A Mackay. 12-1); 
3. Mbs Drummond (Km Tedder. 6-1). 
ALSO RAN: 7-2 lav Upset 9-2 Pashroma. 
7 Bootham Lad. 8 Coaege Wizard. 12 
Gardena Lady. Lmpae North Moor (am). 
Rosie'S Glory [6ttH. 14 Mr Grumpy. 16 
Afraoeia (5tnL 1Z ran. NR: aiitos. 
Danadn N.M. 1 M. nk. 'M N Callaghanar 
Newmarket. Tote. £18.60; £4.10. £8.00. 
£2.60. DF; £97.90. CSF: £85.66 Tncast 
£642.19. 

3.45 (lm 10 1. HAHD AS R(M (T 
Wiliams. 138 lav). 2. Icaro (G Duffiekt 


i. Tow: £3.10; 
OF: £430. CSF: 


lav); 3. Speedy 
Me Nol nk. 6). W 
£1.40. C1J0. " 

£829. 

4.0 (2m 2f 110yd cht i. O vdnglcwe e (N 
Doughty. 9- 11: 2. Hopeful KybO(ll-21; 3. 
Not Mended (14.1) Braureaon Brook (1 1- 
10 fav) 7 ran. 31. 5L R Champon. Tote: 
£9 00. £220. £2.60. DF: £32.40 CSF: 
£53.70 

4 jo (2m St hdte) 1. Plaza Toro (Tracey 
Turner. 13-2V. 2. Quite A Night (9-2h 3. 
SparWer Spirit (7-11 Derby Cay. FnencK 
Forever (9^ it-tovs). 6 ran. I'Al 3L W G 
Turner. Tote £810: £240. £220. DF: 
£14 40. CSF: £31.84. Ptacepat £82.45. 


Devon 


lO-lL a! Bakwrlno (L Ctuenock, ti- 1 ^ 


ALSO RAN: 13-2 Snaron's RoyaJe (4th), 

. Bradbury Halt. 9 Gidle Ness (Gin). 10 
Fassa. 12 Lucky Blake. 14 Mr KewntM. 20 
Turn Em Sack Jack. Tower Fame (5th|- II 
ran NR. Mama Plata. 21. nk. **l.nk, l/rl.P 
Haslam at Newmarket. Toto^a^ft |£1 .10. 
£120. £4 40 DF; £880. CSF. £1825. 
Tncast £158.16. 

4>15/1m40 yd) 1. TROPfCOfT WiSams, 
7-1), 2. CMtyweetoniG Duffiaid. it-4 twL 
3 Nap MaleeticapNichoas.4-iL ALSO 
RAN- 9-2Watendum. 7 Mav«lyn Gate 
iGth), 12 Master Music. Vital Sire (5th). 
: Keep QM (4(h). 14 Hare H«. 20 Stanford 
Hose. 33 TorrmgB. 100 Je«y JiB. 12 ran. 
ltd. 2i.l' >1.41. a P Ha stomal Newmarket 
Tote £4 70: £240. £1.40. £1.60. DF: 
£830. CSF; £2697. 

4.45 dm 41) 1. USANA (M A G4es.9-2): 


Going: chase course, good to firm: 
hurdles, course good 
2.15 (2m tf hdle) 1. Melendez (P 
Scudamore. 4-7 lav). 2. Home Or Away 
(10-1). 3. WtodbOuTO Lass (9-33 9rati.NR: 
London Comao. is*. 2‘«i. u Pipe. Tote 
£t GO; £1 30, £1.10. £1 50. DF: £4.00. 
CSF: £653. 

2.45 (2m Tf hde) i. Again KMMeen (G 
Ciwies-Jonas. Evens lav); 2. Turay Boy 
(7 -Il 3, fletza Coccmsa (8-1) to ran. 

25L P Makm TOW: £200: £110. £220. 
£220 DF. £13.30 CSF. £7.75 


3,lS(2mltch) I. The Wrtder(B Hyaft 


13-8 toift 2. Smanmcus (11-4): 

Yarn (12-1) 6 ran. 2L 71. C Jackson. To». 
£250. £220. £1.70. DF. £2.70. CSF: 
£6.04. 

3.45 <2m it note) i. Wonder wood (P 
Fbeharos. 7-1). 2. Flying Officer (12-1K 3. 
Bell Hop (25-1) American Goi.T^M Turn. 


Redgrave Gui (9-2 p-iavs). 12 ran. V-il. 
Z'?! H I ' 


2. BucktoyjR 


Salute (S Whitworth. 5-2). ALSO RAN; 
Torreya (4th|. 14 Mapr Waller (5lhl 66 
Manner 9 Siar(filh) Bran.2.i| l 4t.fi)j5Lsh 
hd. M Stoute at Newmarket Tate £3 80: 
£1 60. £1 20 DF £290. CSF- £883. 
FtecepoC: S8205 


_ . . . Hower Tote. £1020: £250. £230. 
£480, DF £7820 CSF: £78 64. Tncast; 
£1.78033 

4,15 (2m tt ch) 1. Indian Major (M 
Richards. 9-4 lav). 2. Vignokc (6-D. 3. 
Kamag iS-i). n ran 21. ifjl. Tots. £3-10; 
£150: £260. £200. DF. £3520. CSF; 
£1547. 

4.45 (2m II hdle) 1. 8oM Monk IP 


* official SCRATCHING* Ladbrokes 
Ayr Gold Cup HanGCSp Ayr. Barrack 
Street. GOd's Isle- Pme Hawk. Danonq 

Ctvwi roan K«fe) fctin* 


Nclwfls; 9-4). 2. Lady Rrepowor H>a 3. 
;17-2J.K(, 


Coraton Lad (17-2). Kuwan Moon 154) lav. 
17 ran. St. Vil NR- Fleet Bay. Tot« 
£4.49. £1.80. £130. £1 80 DF: £13.80. 
CSF Ci 7 62. Alter a stowmtis jnquey me 

r6fi|8 f nnrffl Vlf T79 V 


Hello Georgie provides 
a triple celebration 


The owner David Cunning- 
ham. trainer Roger Curtis and 


jockey Kevin Traylor will never 
fo 


forget vesierday’s sunny meet- 
ing at ’Fontwell Park because 
Hello Geoigie gave all three 
their first success with a 25-1 
victory in the Ford Novices' 
Hurdle. 

Hello Geoigie was the initial 
runner for his owner, the third 
for the trainer and only the 
second ride for Traylor since he 
joined Curtis six weeks ago. 

Beaurierc made a brave at- 
tempt to lead alj the wav and 
looked like pulling it off. es- 
pecially after (he favourite. Ku- 
wait Star, had crashed at the 
third, bringing down Golden 
Handcuff 

The leader was joined two out 
and headed at the last by Hello 
Georgie, who stuck on gamely to 
hold Ri bo vino's challenge. 

Cunis said: “I used to have a 
stud, but it got a bit galling to see 
how nice horses go away only to 
be ruined before their time. I'm 


now out of the stud and in 
stables at Woodcote. near Pur- 
ley. formerly occupied by David 
Jermy. I've got 1 9 horses, nearly 
all bought cheaply at Ascot and 
a lot orthem are working just as 
well as this one.** 


Penny Ffitch-Heyes. aged 22. 
had a disappointing first ride as 
a professional on Manhattan 
Boy in the Oving Conditional 
Jockeys Selling Hurdle. 

As an amateur she had won 
twice on the four-year-old in the 
past fortnight, and Manhattan 
Boy was entitled to start 
favourite at 9-4. This time he 
did not have ihe best of runs, 
and finished fourth behind his 
market rival. Gold Floor. 

Miss Ffitch-Heyes said: “I got 
chopped off on every bend 
whether I went inside or 
outside" and her father. John. 

who trains Manhattan Boy, 
added: “We're all disappointed - 
that is all except the 
bookmakers." 


Today’s course 
specialists 


YORK 

TRAINERS: J Dunlop. 28 winners from 
100 runners. 2S.0V H CacA 26 Iran 99. 
Z7.4»«: W Hem 28 from 132. 21.2V 
JOCKEYS: W Carson. 52 wwmars from 
287 ndsa. 18.1V WH Swmbom. 27 trom 
152. 167V S Cauthan. 50 from 316. 
I53V 


BATH 


TRAINERS: J Tree. 13 warnera from 36 
rwmers. 36.1V I Battnq. 33 from 139. 
23 TV G Karwoco. 16 from 81. 19.8V 
JOCXEYS: Pat Eddery. 37 wnmars from 
139 ndes. 268V G Starkey. 13 from 70. 
1B.6V J Mannas. 17 from i22 i3£V 


SOUTHWELL 


TRAINERS: G Riettartte. 14 winners from 
60 runners. Z3.3V J Webber. 14 from 88, 
15.9VOBrenrHn. 12 from 95. 126N, 
JOCKEYS: R Earns***. 9 winners from 
28 odea. 32 IV N Dougnty. 9 from eft 
22.SV M Brennan. 18 from 137. 13 IV 


Carter flies flap 
in championship 

Gary Carter, aged 20. will be 
the United Kingdom’s repre- 
sentative in this year's Long 
John Scotch Whisky European 
Apprentice Championship. 

The competition, which wifi 
beheld ai five different venues - 
Malmo. Munich. Evty, D?n- 
castcr and Madrid - during 
October, features the top 
apprentice from nine leading 
European racing countries. 

The winner's prize indudes.a 
working trip to a top Australian 
stable during the winter. 

• Colin Tinkler, the Malion 
trainer, has his sights firmly set 
on winning the Birkdale Selling 
Slakes at Haydock Park on 
Friday. Tinkler has declared fix 
of his two-year-olds. 


BATH 


20 0080 HUNDABURG^Cg) M McCOUrt 6-8-4, 


21 0M WESTBMMHH 

22 0041 CONCERT PITCH Bl 


(4-8-2. 


Going: good 

Draw: low numbers best up to lm 


j 7-82 (Tex) _ 

21 3000 PRBICE MBtAMlI M Francis 87-12 — C Rrttor (3) 10 
100-30 Below Zero. 8-2 Manctnstenkytrain. 6-1 BoM 
PSager. 7-1 Meat the Greek, 8-1 Concert Pitch, 


24 SEPTEMBER SBIJNG STAKES (£935:-1m 8yd) 
{16 runners) 

1 0000 BANG BANG (B) J M aractoy 4-90 J W t w l 

2 2000 BOOTLE JACK (QW Breaks 4^9-0— L Joteroy (7) 15 

3 00 CHEF RUNNER J Jerfcns 4-9-0 PtMcNtoantG 

S 1000 m MCGREGOR H O'Neal 4-94 PM Eddery 9 


&30 MENDff> HANDICAP (£24X58: 1m Sf 12yd) (15) 


2 3134 MOAN ORATOR (USA) B HHa 89-7 - A Cuhaiw (7) 1 

3 0223 IP TO UNCLE enRHannon 34-4 AMcGkmG 

4 0233 CTIHAADC Bensmo 3-6-4 B Rouse 2 


8 0021 SPARKFDHD LAD (B) □ Qswmrttl 440 


7 00-3 TROJAN ODD RAkafit** 444- 

8 43-0 UP TOWN SOTL Hoff 4-90- 


^vssi 


5 30(0 B. PONTEVECCMO D J Muray Sntti 64-3 

RWarehantZ 

8 240 EASTS) Lff(C)D Bsworth 64-13 PBtEddaryO 

9 440 FARAWAY LADD Rtager 38-10 G Bauer 5 


M "TO 

10 BOO SWttTGSMiurCBFI DHfldn Jam 4411 

D W— ut iOTZ 

13 0000 COUNT ALMAWA OB MBtanritanl 84-7 RCadnBal 
15 0000 SAXON BAZAAR MUthar 3-8-7 R Court 14 


10 0100 GWYN HOWARD R Akehurat 44-10 RMcGbtelO 

11 OtyD CATCH THE THATCH DHajOn Jonas 544 


12 200 SOLOMON LAD SB RHoidar 344. 

14 0000 SHRLSTAR TA»AVB) (B) J Betted 844 


tom* (7) 9 
Mnk)4 


18 0002 SONG ANHANCE MAN (B) U McCourl 3-8-7 

RWarehatoS 


17 400 ST JAMES'S nSK(B)(BF)PMlk)a 3-87 BThOTOMM 13 

18 040 DAWN MWAGEWBoSs 344 J Bray (7) 12 

20 0400 MS8VBCZUEUMB^BSUvwis344 RFtefrtl 

21 0300 SAUGHntESS(qPWMyn344 PmI Eddery 3. 

22 0D40 TAIS TOiMFeomntGodtey 34-4 G0iMaM7 


15 040 APPRECIATIVE (rtPHtolwyn 344 PI 

16 0031 HARBOUR BAZAAR RSnpson 844 (6a^ 


B Thomson 15 
PartEddwyl 



7-2 Tate ToL 4-1 Mr McGregor, 42 
8-1 Sinrklord Lad. 8-1 Sang An' Dance Man. 


5-2 Harbour Bazaar. 8-1 mean Orator. 4-1 Up To Undo. 
“ v. 12-1 


Tratan God. 8-1 Easter Lee. 8-1 Sttetster Taxsavar. 


mm. 


Bath selections 

By Mandarin 


4.0 TOG HILL FBJJES STAKES (Dlv I: 2-Y-O: 
£1,832: 5f 167yd) (16) 

1 TAHRIAJ Tree 9-1 MEdttoylZ 


2.0 Up Town Boy. Z30 Northern Amethyst 3.0 
I GREEK 


MEET THE GREEK (nap). 3.30 Shiristar 
Taxsaver. 4.0 Tahilla. 4 JO Just Kala. 5.0 Cxy For 
The Clown. 

By Our Newmarket Correspondent 
130 Admirals AIL 3.0 Below Zero. 3 JO Faraway 
Lad. 4.0 Choritzo, 4.30 Little Bolder. 5.0 Cry For 
The Gown. 

Michael Seely's selection: 5.0 CRY FOR THE 
CLOWN (nap). 


7 

12 

13 

18 

17 


00 BT OVIAYP Walwyn 84 Pate Eddery 5 

000 Bt£ U CELE STE RHtecfWBQti 84. PHrtctiteaoa (3)11 

CHORITZO R J VUUams 84 RCoctawK 

20 DEAR GLENDA Mf%»84 ; TWMtaanS 

20 0000 RJUteEROnmC Austin 84 GOnflMdC 

22 00 BWMLE Y QtKBI E YWtaater 44 —2 

26 0 OREEHML JAZZ TIME KBrusey 84. SWMtworttilO 


34 0000 LADrSMANTlE (USA) (RJ Dunlop 64 BTtanoaO 
37 LUCK BE'A LADY J SuUttM.84 P Cook 4 


38 0000 - LUNDY OLEnODHantay 84 

MELODY W Brooks 8-8. 


0 MARTIAN I 
MAYUBFORTB HRs 84. 


03 NAPAR8RAR Hannon 84. 
000 PERCY CBenstaad 84- 


NCartatal 


WOQCBE H RT D Lteng 44. 


..SSterfcay 18 
B Home 3 


. C Nutter (3) 16 


2^0 PENNSYLVANIA MAIDEN STAKES (3-Y-O: 
£1,580: 1m 3f 150yd) (20) 

1 0804 ADMIRALS ALL (BF) J Wsrtar 80 QDteHaMU 

2 0000 BULLY BOY (nOHanley 84 ^ J WMwaa 6 

6 404 UWAAN P Walwyn 94.. PateEddaqr4 

8 00 JMBALOU R Brazngton 94 —8 

9 0000 MAKE PEACE I BaMng 94 JMteMaan 


44 Tahtea. 5-1 Mw BaltarL 8-1 Lady's Martto. 12-1 Lucky 
~'t O'Msy. 15-1 Napartota. 20-1 others. 


Be A Lady, 14-7 BBO'J 

4J0 TOG MX RLUES STAKES (Dfv Ik 2-Y-O: 
£1^32: 5f 167yd) (15) 

2 31 ATTEMPTING B Ws 9-1 B Tborasua 1 

1 SUSAN HENCHAMUFtancome 9-1 MWtar7 

BOROTOWND Ltena 84 ; TWHaraaS 

rChaten8 


13 3-44 NOBLE RISE (USA) GRanreod 94 QSteriwylO 

I AMETHYST ( 


14 0232 NORTHERN i 


IB 00 SHAREEF-WHem94- 


19 00 T0WNSWPIBteteng94. 

HB*B-11. 


20 0- ASPAT1A 8 H£s 8-1 


„BPrector20 

ACtarfc 3 

RSkvtft2 

21 0300 BOXERS 6HUKEE J M BrattMy 8-11 TWa a ia5 

23 0 HLGATE LADY MScudanora 8-11 — 7 

24 400 HOME FLEET R Johnson Houghton 8-11 SWHtrorthl 

26 03 WHAH (USA) BHRb 8-11 BTftaaroa9 

27 00 MSS BLUTOXR Hodges 8-11. 

29 NOMA NVtoara 8-11 

30 0044 NOBLE HUJEJBFJ J Duntop B-11 

31 44 PYJAMA PARTY J Dgntap8-n, 


8 

14 

18 

23 

27 

29 


FAW MOON Nfl 


00 GLAMS Gnu KBrassey 84 


35 

36 
40 
42 


■ HAIL A CAB R Brazington 84l 
0 MDOSI ASSET R Hannon 84 
4 JUST KALA PWahryn 84 M 


H LADY WE8TOWH R Holder 8- 
32 UTTLEBOUSi A Stewart 8( 


00 MARIE BABY CUWdmsn 84 


33 -040 SOLBfT BfiSZE B Stevens 8-11 . 
35 0034 TOMQU«(B)J Tatar 8-11 — 


A Dicks 18 
P Cook 11 
IRoaeatt 
H Fax 16 


SB 

52 


00 HASCALLS DREAM P Maton 84 
I 0 MttJLBOBA (USA) J Tree 84M 
KITS PBWL (vWs 8-8| 

O SHBLDON MILLS (CAM iro 



Evens Attempting. 7-2 Susan Hencbard, 5-1 Just Kala. 
8-1 LMtta Bolder, 1D-1a 


“Sheldon Mats. 14-1 others. 


.RCartarmU 

.RCocbrana17 


3-1 Nobte FMa. 7-2 Nonhero Amethyst 9-2 Noble Rbia. 
- Sutreaf, 12' “ 


5.0 LADMOKE NURSERY HANDICAP (2-Y-a 
£2,746: 5f 167yd) (12) 


S-1. Mrtah. 8-1 Drwaan. 10-1 


12-1 Admirate ao. 


3.0 BE HOPEFtA. MEMORIAL HANDICAP (£3^498: 
1m 8yd) (13) 

4 2114 BO LDPHJL AGB) (BF) J Dunlop 44-7 BHouaett 

5 4002 WINDSOR KNOT P Wtewyn 44-4.„_ Paul Eddery S 

6 0020 ROCKM ARTlN I Ba Mng 44-4 PaiEddHy2 

10 MB MANCHESTERSKYTR&I (C) D Bsworth 7-8-13 

AMcGtonaS 

11 0101 BELOW ZBTO A Batov 34-12 RCochro*4 

12 1030 JOYFUL D ANCER (C)W Brooks 64-12 N Adroa 1 

13 0122 MEET THE GREK D Lteng 34-12 P Cook 6 

15 0000 PORTOGON M Usher 84-11 D McKay tl 


4 1200 PEKSURCHWDBeMXthB-7. 

7 310 J0VtCKGUwts94 ..... 

8 12 CENTAUR! (BF) 8 HRs 94 

9 1003 SPAMSH SKY N Vteon. 

11 110 LUCRATIF ffRKCj rBai 

12 11 CRY FOR 


110 UJCRATIFjnM) rSteOw 9-1- 

ifflECLOWN A &28y 8-13 (7ex) 


13 0044 CASTLE CORNET R Harmon 8-11 


14 3030 BASIC BUSS (BF) P Wahnn 8-6 _ 
DANCER D Thom 84 


15 4100 ORIOLE 

18 434 TEACHER'S GAME KBia9»y 86 

19 0041 GLORY BEE L Hoff 8-1 


21 0210 SAUNDERS LASS R Holder 74 



19 040 ASHLEY ROCKET M Pipe 944 


D McKay tl . n-4 Cry For tty go*wi..7^ Cantauri. 94 Basic Btos. 

S Wldfrsoilb It 6-1 Jomcfc. 8-1 Spanish Sky. 10-1 Glory Bee, t2-1 Penswcfro, 


SOUTHWELL 


good, chase course; good to to fhm, 

course 


5 04P- ARAPAHO PRINCE J Edwante 7-116 P Barton 

6 1/33- PABCEL SroWN DGmdoBo 9-114 P Scudamore 

8 040- LOO<a?3 FORTUNE Mrs S Dwanpcrt 11-10-13 

9 43/2- THE COPLOW W Mates 13-10-12. 


2.15 BLEASBY NOVICE HURDLE (£685: 2m) (16 
runners) 


1 004 BLACK IRBI M H Easterby 5-11-0. 


3 4 IH CHANGED PERSON J Wade 5-f 1-0 
7 0 SALTERS WELL J Webber 5-11-0 

9 BROKERS CHOICE PO’Coraicr 4-10-11 

10 GOLDS! VIEW (USA) S Ode 4-10-11 _ 

12 MWOTHETtMEJJenkRi 4-10-11 

13 

14 0 

16 00-2 SNAKE RIVER F Jordan 4-18-11 

17 TRACK MARSHALL DLWBams 4-10-11 


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-HDaniis 
. SMcNeBi 
JWMa 


10 3P4 CHEF MARCH. (USAXtip) N Bycrott 8-10-10 

SHonbaad 

11 140 KATOggHGOS jBF) OJrennan 8-18-7 M taxman 

12 0-11 SPRATS nLLAnrny Rtmaraid 11-186 (5sai M Dwwr 
13BP2P- GROUND MASTBlCJBrf 9-1 

14 PF21 PARSON’S PRSE(O0)K Wtegrare 11-184 (5«4 

15 342 MflANESSA G Pm« 9-10-1 RltaiSSy 


16 084 SR.VBR SHOW MreE Scon 8-10-1 

21 0/34 CW»GEaiHU.J King 15-184- 


P2 OW PtE (HZXBFJROtanmlon 4-10-11 NDoogMy 

RUN FOR FRED A Potts 4-10-11 DWBterog 


22 DP/3 PAMttNA Mrs GRevetw 8-104. 
2344U2 GAZAAN R TownsendB-180 


-SMcNeM 


P Niven (4) 

SSbiaten 


18 F0-4 INTOTHEWKDJJefteson 5-104. 

19 03 KATY QUICK MNauditon 5-184 

20 PANTO GIRL WBtoy 5-104 

22 0PF- IU. TAKE A MHjOOYK Morgen 4-1 84. 

25 OP-2 WARMAWfl Hanop4-10-6__ 

26 WASHBURN FLYS) G Barnett 5-189 — 


uu 


— “aroef. ” 2 Mflanessa. 6-1 Sam 

da VbicL 8-1 Percatetown. Panrtna. 10-1 Kanpargos. 


M Dwyer 
AWatib 


3.45 RACING POST HANDICAP HURDLE (£1,646: 
2m4fl(13) 


I Creak 


SJONaM 

5-2 Black FOw, 7-4 Our Pie. 4-1 Snake River, 6-1 Worm 
At, 8-1 Mind The Tima, 12-1 Katy Otack. 14-1 into Tba Wind. 
18-1 otters. 


1 110- BATTLEnELD BAND (O) J Standoff 9-11-11 — 

2 341 POBOtftCUM G ftchartis 7-11-7 p T wii 

6 F-P3 MORVam m J Jentdns 7-in.ta 

7 414 SUP UP (D)F , Grar 6-10-13 (8ax)_ EMrepfry 


Southwell selections 

By Mandarin 
2. IS Black River. 2.45 Raceform Rbapsod 


10 084 DOUBLE 

11 384 PURPLE PEAK (USA) R 

13 334 CM MAI (C1J Norton 6-184 
16 084 IWICENE7TERMCHCJ8 


8-10-ID Ml 

RI . 
S Woods ( 
BeB 5-184 SEatkrl 


2. IS Black River. 2.4S Kacclorm Rhapsod y . 3.15 
Sprats Hill. 3.45 Doronicum. 4. 1 5 Price OfPcace. 
4.45 Easter Brig. 


17 018- 1RA£AfFS HONOUR (D) A J Wtoan 8-10-1 A 

S g^^2*O^P)jCosgrave6-lM_ JStetem 


25 


IBCtafflley 8-184 — S Tamar (7) 
11-4 Domtamt.4-1 CN Mat 94 Oder Spy. 8-1 SGp Up, 8-1 
Monwn. 12-1 BaWefiekJ Band. Miss Ma^rsld. ^ 


2.45 KELHAH SELLING HURDLE (3-Y-O: £692: 
2m) (14) 

1 HISTON BRONZE C Spares 10-12 HCreaon(71 

2 Ml J£SFERJB) Mrs NMecateay 10-12 SJOTtaB 

3 SWALLOW Tnffi® Ron Thompson 18-12 

Jwna'nW mu aea 

4 ABSQLLA M HMfrfifte 187 MRtehlrta 

5 4 BAUDAHEEN J Patties 187 RBtefcwrm 

FALASHACJ Bel 187 S Eerie j 


4.15 GIBSMERE NOVICE CHASE (£861: 2m 74yd) 


( 6 ) 


1 Pin KDY1 SUNSET MreNMaesBin 7-11-13. PScadnere 

2 30-1 ffllCE OF PEACE C J bS 8-1 1-13 .SbfeM 

3 8FD MBWHITO PRAYOf H Wharton 7-11-3 SYbteSn rt 

5 2-2F GIOLMWGKMorBHi 811-3 _KRyan$ 


8 424 HAWAIIAN HOP 
12 P-P0 CHEEKY RUN F 


FASHION FOUNTAM K Vnnoue 187 

PreaqrradHteyasIT) 
GALAXY PRINCESS Jhruny Rt2gerte0 187 — MDeyar 

0 HOLHJAY MLL J Jenktts l87 M Altera 

00 HOP PICKER! 

MGHT0F1 

a RACmmU RHAPSODY (BF}G Ml 

HHatBKMd 

STAR Of TARA R fisher 187. 


. JaSoon 7- KM? , ^ SJOYMB 

Evens teqyl Surset 7-4 Pries Of Peace. 81 Gtehttein 81 

HaMuanHea, 181 Cnetecy Run. 281 Answer To Prayer . 


MILL J jenms tu-r — — m n nare 

IM MAPS00Y (BF}C M Moore 187 


445 GOVEHTON HANDICAP HURDLE (£1,230; 

3m) (13) 


-SJofrnan 


STRAWBERRY SPLIT P Fe»gaw 187. 
ti-10 Racatorm Rhapsody. 10040 Galaxy Princess. 81 
Holiday Mil. 81 Sar Of Tara. 181 Hteton Bronze. 1+-1 
BaMareen, )8i others. 


404 .MBTER WTT^TBA 7-12-7 


44-1 EASTER BRXa G Ftichanfs 811-4 (10n). 
J08 RAGA8URY R FeJw 8lt-4_ 


■ NFtem 


TfuS 


184 LUCYLET Mrs G Revetoy 7*11-1 


- PJflMal 


004- W1L-TOT(B)(0)J Norton 8188 s Wood* 

-400-PASS ASHORE (B) (C) M Oner 7-188_ R Dumm 
IBS- S8UMDYR Curtis 5-1 87 . KtSto 


9 -W0 LOG CABHWCtoy 8184 
rsoucnoR 


3.15 EAST STOKE HANDICAP CHASE (£1,763-* 3m 
110yd) (16) 

2 4F8 SWALSTAft BUYABOX'J Wade 181 1-11 BStorey 

4 IFF SAMBA VWCHBRJ WBkjndeB 7-11-8— DDutien 


10 -OIF SWEET SOUCnORJ King 7-181 
IT 008 SHfHLET GROVE (0) T TSytor 8T81 
12 3-00. M08LE D L Wfltero 81 


13 P40 DEMON WNGJThOipe 7-184. 



14 8P0 MBJSSApOLDFS Jackson 8180 SJOHaM 

7-4 Easter Brig.’ 7-2 Mtewr Ptt; 94 Utoytet. 81 Sweet 
Soficnor. 81 W-Toc. 13-1 Ragabury. 181 otters. 


ATHLETICS 


Whitehall 
test for 
champion 
Buckner 


Jack Buckner, fresh from his 
unexpected 5.000 metres victory 
hi the European championships, 
hopes to celebrate in style on 
Sunday by winning the Peugeot 
Talbot Westminster Mile. But 
the Chant wood athlete, whose 
win in Stuttgart has transformed 
him into a much sought after 

competitor, could nave his 
homecoming party spoilt by the 
presence in the fieW of David 
MoOKToft. John Walker and 

the accomplished Irish milers, 
Frank O'Mars and Marcus 
O'Sullivan. 

The first Westminster race, 
run last year around a square 
mile of the heart of Loudon, mu 
a great success with Steve 0*wt 
the winner. This year, the field 
seems as good .Buckner, who has 
nm under 3min 52sec for ike 
distance, will be also confronted 
by Tim Hatchings, whose brave 
run in Stuttgart contributed to 
Buckner's triumph besides earn- 
ing the Crawley attaktc a bronze 
medal. 

Both O'Mara, winner of the 
Fifth Avenue Mile in New York 
last year, and O'Sallivan, the 
American indoor champion over 
the distance, will pose big 
threats. 

The women's mile race also 
inclndes some top class perform- 
ers, beaded by last year's win- 
ner, Maricica Pnica, of 
Romania, (he Olympic 3,006- 
metres champion who managed 
only a silver medal in the 
European championships. She 

cotaM renew her rivalry with 
Yvonne Murray, the Scottish 
athlete who gained a su rprise 
bronze medal in Stuttgart and 
who is expected to ram. 

Confirmed starters are Kirsty 
Wade, the double Common- 
wealth champion at 800 and 
1,500 metres, and the leading 
Britishtrio of Christine Benuing, 
Christina Boxer and Wendy Sly. 


TODAY’S FIXTURES 


CRICKET 

Britannic A ssurance county 

cimippionBnip 

( 11.0 to &30 . 110 overs minimufli) 
DERBY: Derbyshire v North- 
amptonshire 

CARDIFF: Glamorgan V Nott- 

fSlKESTONE: Kent v Warwick- 
shire 

THE OVAL: Surrey v Glouc- 
estershire 

WORCESTER: Worcestershire v 
Somerset 

Asda ChaRenge (11.0. SO overs) 
SCARBOROUGH: Essex v Lanc- 
ashire 

Second XI champkmNp 
Chafenteont Esses * MKMteasx; Bristol: 
Gtouens terart rav Derbyshire: Soutit— p- 
ton: Hampshire v Somerset QfeJ Traffonfc 
Lancashire v Kant Edgbaiton: Warwick- 
stsro v Yoiksftire. 

FOOTBALL 

(kick-off 7,30 unless stated) 

LEAGUE DIVISION I 

Aston Via v Luton Town 

Leicester City v Liverpool 7.45 

Manchester City v Norwich City — 
Newcastle Utd v OPR 


LEAGUE DIVISION II 

Bradford City v Crystal Pal ... 

Bradford RL ground) 
Brig hton v Birmingham City — 7.4S 


■(at 


UtO ewo o da Challenge Cup 
second leg 


Fhat round, 

(First tog scores n brateists) 

Chester (1) v Derby (0) 


Fulham (3) v Aldershot (1) — 

Northampton (01 v GMfingham (1) — 
Peterborough (0) v Cotenester (fl) ... 
Port Vale d)v Notts Courtly (1) — 
Reading (2) v Bristol Rovers (1) — 
SCOTTISH LEAGUE: Skol Cap: Aberdeen 
v Celtic; Hibernian v Dundee United: 
Mothrewtel v Forfar Rangers v Dundee. 
GM VAUXHAU CONFEKNCE: Boston v 
Bath: Chettenhara v Weymouth; Gates- 
head v Altrincham; Kettering v Fridktey: 
Northwich V Scarborough; Maidstone * 
WOttM. 

MULTVART LEAGUE: Casntartori * 
Rhyl v Bangor CKy: Soulfi 
V Mosstey: Workington » 


: Worksop v Mattock. 
U. LEAGUE: 


Fiirt dtetekw: Cov- 
entry v Evert on (7.0): Leeds v Sheffield 
Utd (7.0); Manchester Utd v Btockbum 
Nottm. Forest v Nawcastte (7.0): 
m v HuB (7 JR. Se con d (Melon: 
totenton v fflacfcpoot Doncaster v Stoka 
(6^0): Grensby v BradfoTO (7.0): West 
Bromwich v Barnsley (7.0); Wigan v Boflon 
(7% York v Rotherham. 

FOOTBALL COMBINATION: Bristol 
Rovers v Rearing; Crystal Palace v 
Swindon (at Tooting and MKCharo FCt 
MHwafl v West Ham (2-0): Oxtord UU v 
Chelsea. 

FA CUP: PraRorinary round raptayK 
Fantham v Devizes (5 01; Portffokf v 
Eastbouroe Utd (5-30): Ttaibridge Weto v 
Dover; (6.0): vauxhai Moms v Chatham: 
AnnfMd Platt v Consan (84): Newcastle 
Btoe Sar v Norton and Stockton Ancients 
Celtic v Ryhope CA (5 JO); 

(5.45);RiJsr*den 


FM «- 


vUcnz Souttwick v Lewes. Second 
division w au th : Mokreey v Metroptetian 
Pokes. 

ESSEX LEAGUE: Chafenstord v Burnham 

Ramoters. 

SOUTH-EAST COWOES LEAGUE: TtnX 


Poramoutt v Tottenham; Watlordv Canv 
briagB; west Ham v Southend. S ec o n d 

Ariteon: WimWedon v Southampton (ftO). 
LONDON SPARTAN LEAGUE: Premier 


: Edgwara v Pennant 
MUS WESTERN LEAGUE: Pro- 


GREAT I 

rater dMteore Weston-super-Mare v 
Chard. 

NALLS BREWERY HELLENIC LEAGUE: 
TfrereiardMsiore Abingdon Town v Moms 
Motors (BOV Bicester v Abttraton Utd 
(6.0V Moreton v wantage: Perthfl v 
F*fr»dJ6.0): Rayners Lena v Watagtad 
(6.0V Snortwood v Sharpness mJft 
Jhtene v Pegasus Juniors (7.45): wkmg 

fffoE GROUP IMTED COUNTKS 
1£AGIE: Premier dtet si ow: Potion v 
DriSborotigtv. StotfoM * frtMngborou^t 
Sf Neats vBeiaocK. 

BASS NORTH WEST COUNTIES 
LEAGU& first tension: BOOIte V 
WvWord; Raddrf fe v G urzon Ashton. 
HRLOWO SCEKE EASTERN LEAGUE: 
Buy v Chatteris: Ctacun v Stownaricet 


^aywtedvimmWL 


WEST COUNTES 

“AGUE: Shrewsbury v Plymouth Argyte 

gAPTTALLEAGUE; PrsterienFa Ctn Bna(. 

nrat toff Southend v Wimbledon. 


_ RUGBY UNION 

CLUB MATCHES: Aberevon v Central 
CWttct; Burton v Nuneaton: Carted v 
g^wj^an Wanderers; Esher v Rosslyn 
raht^te v New Breton; Harrogate v 
Whariedale: Manchensr v ~ 

Uaneuivr 

' ' '"'v Kerattt 
. v Bristol (SJ0): 

.... — Waterieo * Metro 

poteen Pofioe: West Park v Ooefl. 


^ RUGBY LEAGUE 

STSHF* BITTES CHAMPIONSHIP: 

* Htet Hafitax v Odham: Hue 
yffiMh R owre » Bradford; Leeds v 
^Wteratoha Saitona v St Helens: 
SSfiSJ'-SfoboN**: VYkjan v Barrow. 


%rifr^^ f3Sn - v SsS- 


OTHER SPORT 

^»UET; Chairmans Saber (Soutt- 
Spencer-Ell Cup (Buaittgh 
SaWa rion); P reatdenfa (kto (Hmflnoham): 
gtetonrraniTouroaniart. 

OOL F: Wo mw's home mtemationate 
ESS!5ggL--g*«*»— QCj: . womrare 


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CYCLING 

Twigg is 
blow 
away by 
Longo 

From John WOcocbsoo 
Colorado Spring 

Des pite a violent thnnder- 
»pm>, the fill! programme of (2 
jock evenis came to a successful 
conclusion at tbe .world 
W«jnp»Qnships i late on Monday 
-night Two of Uk fasi three 
5SV** 1 *. according to pbn, 
wth Kcwchi Nafcano, of Japan, 
h« 1.0th and find 

SS&Xto 

.sixth consecutive gold medal in 

u, ^-F r °' ess,ona * points race. 

TJe big surprise was the 

defeat of Rebecca Twigg, the 
defending champion m the 
• women* 3,000 metres pursuit 
. I nis 23-y ear-old student from 
Seattle, the darimgof the Ameri- 

ran media, was heaien in the 

tv Jeannie Longa, ot 
France, the 1985 wbrldroad 
race. champion, who had fin- 
ishttl a distant second to Twigg 
in both the passed two pursuit 
championships. 

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med her victory in the recent 

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specialized pursuit training — to 
. come from behind and record a 
world best of 3 minutes 39.323 
seconds, more than one second 
raster than the American. 

“Maybe I took it for-granted 
that I could win easily,” win 
Twigg after her defeat “But l 
oidn i expect Jeannie to go so 
fast I was hurting more than I 
usually do, and it was very cold 
out there." 

Twin's defeat highlighted the 
poor snowing of the home team 
that was expected to win at least 
two gold medals in the track 
racing but won only two silver 
and two bronze. 

The 10th successive title for 
Nakano, the 30-year-old Japa- 
nese superstar, was the emo- 
tional highlight of the final 
night. In his last championship, 

- he defeated in the final his likely 
successor and compatriot, 
Hideyuki Matsui. in two 
straight rides. Nakano rode 
consistently in his eight rides 
during the competition and only 
once went slower than ti see- 1 
onds lor the timed final 200 
■ metres, with a best of I(L57, a 
new world record. 

Following his final lap of 
honour, the charismatic Nakano 
said: “1 was happy to win again, 
but I was not satisfied with my 
limes. T had hoped to get much 
closer to 10 seconds.” 

Freuler was an easy, but not 
popular winner of the 50 
kilometres points race. It was 
obvious that his two Swiss 
colleagues and the repre- 
sentatives from Liechtenstein 
and Belgium were working 
closely with Freuler to control 
every attack, which allowed the 
tall Swiss rider to score maxi- 
mum points in eight of the 30 
sprints, fie won by a wide 
martin from Michel Vaarten, of 
Belgium. 

The amateur points final ear- 
lier in the daywas a mud) more 
closely fought race with Dan 
Frost of Denmark scoring an 
equal number of points to East 
Germany's Olaf Ludwig. But the 
Dane won the gold medal 
thanks to a. higher number of 
first places in the sprints. 

Ludwig, who will be one of 
the favourites in the amateur 
road race championship next 
Sunday, was the eighth medal 
winner for East Germany who 
are dearly leading the medals 
table with four championship 
races to come. 


THE TIMES WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 1986 

CRICKET: HAMPSHIRE MOVE INTO THIRD PLACE ON THE DAY ESSEX M AKE V1RTU ALLY CERTAIN OF THE CHAMPIONSHIP 



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East Germany 3 3 

2 0 

1 2 

1 1 

1 1 

1 1 

1 0 

1 o 

1 o 

0 2 

0 - 1 
0 1 

_ 0 0 

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defeated H Matsui tfjp^ W.Bww g 
medal ride: N Tavwa (Japan), defeetefl D 
Gebfcsn (WG), 24). 




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YACHTING . 

Street takes 
top honours 
after hold-up 

Windy conditions prevailed 
in the third race of the BASF- 
sponsored 40th annmraiv 
Merlin Rocket 
championships. heW under the 
burgee of South anrarvonslure 
Yacht Club at Abersoch, North 
Wales. The Stan was ddayed for 
two hours to allow the force four 
wind to settle and after two 
general recalls, the : fleet even- 
tually got away. First at ura 
windward mark 
Street and cimv AndyPtdmnjl. 
who wenf on to lead throughout 
to take line honours. , 

John Turner and Richard 
Parskrw. the former champions, 
finished secrnid aftcr ® 
battle with Monday’s 
Dove Griffiths and Neil 
Sixmith. Griffiths takes jhe 
overall lead with a first anda 
third. Only" 30 sccoods ^ 
rated the first three boara after a 
race lasting more titan two 

hours. . . ^ 

Manv boats retired as the 
wind increased throughout me 
race, but about 50 boats finisnea 

and Lowton SOI, 3351. J fiet*®an 
(Royal SdutMffl YQ. 


England 
hit back 
to win 

By Ivo_ Tennant 

TRENT BRIDGE: England 
Young Cricketers beat Sri 
Lanka Young Cricketers by six 
wickets. 

Some splendid batting by 
England's young cricketers, who 
had been outplayed on the first - 
two days, brought them victory 
in the third and final four-day 
representative match against Sri 
Lanka. They hence won the 
series 1-0. Needing 257 to win in 
4V>' hours, they batted with 
much confidence on a pilch that 
was still playing well. 

England were helped by Sri * 
Lanka’s strange reluctance to 
attack. At 41 for one 
Mai lawaratchi, one of the open- 
ing bowlers, had a deep extra 
cover, a long-off and only one 
slip. Yet England were by no 
means scoring their runs . 
quickly. 

RoMbeny and Bartlett were 
able to play.themsleves m and in 
due course take the attack to the . 
bowlets. Roseberry, who bas- 
played for Middlesex .but -has 
not made ' quite the j 
expected of him, drove 
fully through the off side. 

He and Bartlett, who was 
content initially to look for the 
singles, put on 126 in 36 overs. 
AJleyne kept up with the dock. 
Ramprakash. who is half Guya- 
nese struck a six on to the roof 
of the Century Restaurant stand 
— no mean blow fora 16-year- 
old — and Smith played some 
telling shots at the death. - . . 

t Sri Lanka, 81 foirfour'oviH-- 
nighi. collapsed to M&.aU out. 
Only. TilWcanitne, a tea 

ifiakrt' in the irrst hmirifes, r 
a score of note. He bad revised 
42 and was going well when 
Bicknell trapped bun leg-before. 
The rest fell to some poor 
strokes and one- neat stumping 
by Ripley. 

Once or twice the Sri Lan- 
kans. some of whom are still at 
school, let their enthusiasm- get 
the better of them. When 
Roseberry was starting to get on 
lop of the bowling. Gurnsmg he . 
the captain and a Test 
disputed a rejected 


. . _ . 

I as Maxsh, of Kent, whips off the bails at Folkestone yesterday. Report, page 36, (Photograph: Roger Vaughan). 


Greenidge runs 
for their money 


DERBY: Hampshire ^2Ipts) 
beat Derbyshire (2) by nine 
wickets. 

Gordon Greenidgc's 283 runs 
for once out against Derbyshire, 
whom Hampshire beat here 
yesterday with 6S overs to 
spare, effectively took Hamp- 
shire to their seventh success in 
the championship. It means also 
that Hampshire still retain, an 
interest, albeit a slender one, in 
the title and, perhaps more 
realistically, in the prize money 
in the Britannic Assurance 
county championship. 

Set to make 256 runs to win in 
three hours and 10 minutes, 
Hampshire’s victory looked 
more and more a probability as 
Greenidge's innings gathered 
momentum in a stirring, some- 
times ruthless exhibition of 
strokeplay. 

This has rather been 
Greenidge's match. After his 
second hundred yesterday 
. Greenidge moved on to make 
180 not out for 168 balls in 175 
minutes, by which time he had 
' hit three low-levH straight sixes 
off Miller, and 20 fours. It was 
an exerting, expansive innings 
containing as it did a marveffous 
helping of all those lovely 
touches and improvisations that 
are near enough exclusive to' 
Greenidge. 

■ The morning's sunshine and a 
brilliant light had replaced 
Monday's greyness and gloom, - 
though Derbyshire's batsmen 
appeared still to be In the dark 
when -it came to dealing with 
Marshall. Barnett and Maher 
quickly offered evidence lo sup- 
)Ort that 


Peter Marsoo 


acumen as Mara, Cowley, 
Robin Smith, and his brother 
Christopher and in a last ges- 
ture. Nicholas himself, afforded 
Derbyshire the opportunity to 
help themselves to as many runs 
as they needed before Barnett 
madb a sirirabte declaration: Hill 
made the fullest use of this 
additional licence to help him- 
self to bis third hundred of the 
season. By the time Barnett 
declared, HiH had made 1 19 not 
out and Geoff Miller, who was 
playing in his last match for 
Derbyshire, had made 39. 

Nicholas played weD to make 
32 of 105 runs for the first 
wicket before be was ran out to a 
splendid pick-up and throw 
from short midwicket 'by Tay- 
lor. one of three substitute 
fieldsmen for Hill, Monensea 
and Warner. Greenidge was 
then 71, and hereon, with 
Christopher Smith playing eas- 
ily and competently, the match 
moved irresistibly the way of 
Hampshire. 

OCHBYSHME; Ftat Innings 209 (K J 
Bunatt 90; M D Marsha* 5 Tor 49). . 

■soond tarings 

•KJ Barnett eR A Smith b Manta*— 9 

tBJ Maher Ibwb Mantel 7 

A HS not out „ - , - 119 

J E Morris c Parka bR A Smith 26 

B Roberts St Parts bRASnrith it 

GMnrnotout — — - - 39 

Extras (to 10, nbl) _t1 

' TtotaJ(4wfctS(fec} 222 

FALL OF WICKETS: 1-16, Mi . 3-77. 4- 
123. 

BOWLING: Marshall 7-4-12* James 64- 
10-0: Maru 13440: Trenriett 5-2-60; - 
Cowtov 8-4-1 0-0: R A Smith 184-1-102-2: 

C L Smith 15-1-60-0; Nfchoias 2-O-8-0L 
HAMPSHM& Rrat tarings 176 for 2 doc 
(CG Qraenktg® 103. C LSnrittwSri).' 

Second tarings 

CGGreenUganotout — ISO 

14 Cd Nictates ran out 32 

C-L8mWinolOUt 33 


A discard 
plays 
his hand 

SCARBOROUGH. D B Close's 
XI drew with the New 
Zealanders. 

Javed Mi an dad. who was 
dismissed earlier this season by 
Glamorgan, hit an unbeaten 102 
to foil the New Zealanders in 
their final match of the tour as 
Brian Close's team boned out 
time at Scarborough to finish on 
358 for five. 

Resuming 262 behind on a 
cool and cloudy day. Close's 
team had an early setback when 
Geoff Boycott, playing possibly 
his last first-class innings, was 
yorked with only 27 added for 
21 by Derek Stmiira. Sadiq and 
Mark Harper doubled the score 
in the next 23 overs before 
Jeremy Coney dismissed both 
with 89 still needed to avoid an 
innings defeat. 

Javed was then joined by 
Collis King in a fourth-wicket 
stand of 87 and went on to 
complete bis century in 178 
minutes, hitting 10 fours and 
two sixes. 

D B CLOSES XL First tarings 257 (G 
Boycott 31 . J G Brscmwll 4 ftjrSlj. 

Second tarings 

G Boycott b Stifling 21 

Sodq Mohammad d Coney 77 

55 


Kiss of life for 
a centenarian 


Sadq Mohammadb Coney 
M Harper tow b Coney JL 
Javed Mandad not out 


CLKfenrunout 


*0 B Ctoae c Btan b Watson . 
FD Stephenson not out . 


Exttie(b1,toll.nb17). 
Total (5 wkta) . 


102 
.48 
_ 4 
. 22 
- 29 
358 


port that view, Barnett, chang- 

. .mg his mind in mid-stroke and c**™, x « 

^.Mahet looking. palpably u* . SSPJfWXVjsrr^ - 
prepared for . something •— JWPJ-MW L - ■ ■ : — *- — 257 

approaching a .yorker fell leg 
before, and that was 21 for two 
from 23 overs. 

Nicholas exercised his tactical 


FALL OF WICKET: 1-108 
BOWLlNG:Malcota81-0-67-0;MMar21- 
5-6^Rnoey14-1-67-0;Shafma8-l-58- 

limpima: A A Jonas and P B WWtt. 


FALL OF WICKETS: 1-70.2-144.3-183, 4- 
260.5-306- 

B0WUNG; Stirring 132-76-1; CtwtfWd 
193-51-0; Gray 10^-290: Watson 2D-1- 
93-1; Cwiey 12-5-32-2; Bracewari 18-2- 
530; Edgar 1-32-0: Rutherford 1330. 
NEW ZEAUUCEBS: F ir st riurinm 519 lor 
7 dec (K R Rutherford 317, E J&ay 88). 
UmpracR Jitosn and B laixto a M a r. 
OFFICIAL CORRECTIOII: Near Zesland- 
ara first tarings: J V Coney e Tajtor b 
Eatwicfc 0 not as previously published. 

Championship table 


&SBX(^ 


YESTERDAY’S OTHER SCOREBOARDS 
Leics v Somerset Warwicks v Middx 


AT LEICESTER 

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ATEDGBASTON 

Mterinw M beat NMMto (9 
by 100 runs 

MDOLESEX: first Innings 319 M W 
Gatling 56, WN Stock 51) 


oy tne um- •BoUiam8tar1251. 


about his conduct 
pare. Birkenshaw. 


sm LANKA YOUNG CRICKETERS: first 
Innings 406 (H P TVekaratne 125, RCA 
Pairipmi 81, RC Soza 51) 

Second tarings 

RC Soza b Fraser -9 

C C Hanjfitsingtw b Frasar --S 

•A P Gumslnrfw c Ripley 6 Fraser 18 
B R Jurangpalfty c BWcey b SnriBr —.10 


Second tarings 
oSmal . 


■ Botham 8 for 125). 

.Second tarings 
MCBakferatatonotout — 

R A Cobb b Taylor 

TJ Boon not out. 


Extras (lb 1, w 1.n&2) 
Total (1 wM) . 


18 
_ 7 
. 41 
, 4 
70 


AJTMBareAnrisffb 
tP R Downtonc Smith b Kter . 
J D Carr st Humpags b GWord 

R O Butcher b 

C T Radley b Gifford 

J E Embunqr b Karr 

*MW Gatling not out 

WN Slack not out 


GkHics. . 
Hampshire (2) 22 
Surrey® 22 

Notts 78) • 21 

Laics(16) • 23 
Worcs B) - 22 
Yortamriini)23 
Northants (10)21 
MUdtosax(l) 23 
Kent (8) 22 

Dertjysfl2) 22 
Warwicks (15)22 
Sussex (7) 22 

Somerset (17) 21 
La^lH, 22 


P W 
22 10 
23 9 


H P TOakaratne tow b Bicknel 
R C A Pautpfltol tow b Fraser 
C S Jayakody tow b Berry — 
tM I Batata 6 Bcknei 


C D U S Weerasinglie c Hardhig 
b Baity , 


D R Madena st Riptoy b Beny 
M MaDawarafclu nor out , 


Extras (to 2. w 2, nb 3) 
Total 


42 

12 

.12 

-0 

.18 

_6 

-1 

_7 


FALL OF WICKET; 1-11. 
BOWUNG:Taytor 7338-1; 
263 Botham 2303 


Extras (b 9, to 18 nb 2). 
Total (S writs dec) 


47 

14 

-0 

23 

23 

50 

41 

26 




21 


L D BtBwi Pts 

5 7 51 70 201 

3 It 47 61 252 

4 11 50 67 229 
B 9 48 62 222 

2 13 52 68 216 

6 12 55 66 201 

5 12 50 67 197 
5 14 59 55 186 

3 13 46 51 177 
9 10 47 65 176 

7 11 39 72 175 
5 13 40 68 170 

4 14 65 47 106 
7 11 38 50 152 

4 14 48 48 M2 

5 14 40 47 135 
5 15 33 41 90 


Hin brackets H 

Yorkshire total incfcidas afrht points tor 


6-1- 


.140 


First innings 113 (W K R 
Benjamin 5 (or 45V 

Second Innings 

lease DDeFratae 72. 

110 
— 8 
-63 
— B 
- 74 


■P M Roebuck c wtrittiease 
NAFMoncWBayb 
J J EHardy b Da 
R J. Harden eTaytor b D eiri in rin 

B C Rose bTewr 

.IT Bothembleytor 

VJ Marks not out 


jasr 2631062; Gtftordf 283763. *m mrm -| 1 W j • 

Middlesex continue recovery 


FALL OF WICKETS: 1-10, 2-21. 3-41 , h TMlnr 

a 5-IOa 6-100, 7-125. 8-126. 9-137, 10- 

BOWUNG Bfcknei 1&356^ Frew 14- «R“S»bMto3‘“ 
2-52-4: anrith 3-131; Berry 10.1321-8: 

Harding 3343 

ENGLAND YOUNG CWOCETHtS: first 
tarings 290(1 Smith 97; D R Madera 4 tor 
74V 

Secondtarings . _ 

R J Btakey b MatawarataT . 


Extras to 2. to 16, w 6. rto 17), 
Toad (9 writs dec) ; 


— 3 
_ 7 

— 7 

— 0 
- 41 

416 


FALL OF WICKETS: 1-198. 2«I7. 3-216, 

4- 233, 5-369, 68TS, 7-383, 6404. 9416. 

BOWLING: Barrianrin 24382-1 i Thylor 25- 

5- 1064; Da FWtas4C 


.231 

FALL OF WICKET: 1-14, 1-14, 2-70, 670. 
4-96. 6116, 6138. 

BOWLING: Smal 11-631; Smith 7316 
0: Kerr 283106* Gifford 253763. 
WARWICKSHIRE: 
dec 

AsJtTXr S2 not out) 

DmjhhI lemfcw 
OWWUflWCB 

A J MotoscMSarbEmburey 12 

P A Smith c Edmonds bEmburay — 79 

A I K afc c ha min nmout 1 

DL Amiss e Butcher bEmburey ,2 

>37 

» 7 
„ 0 
_ 0 
_ 0 
_ 2 
__ 0 
_ 10 
150 


drawn match whan scores 

Only a few hours after he was 
discharged from hospital, 
Rejesh Sharma, the Derbyshire 
batsman, was yesterday named 
in the side for the Champion- 
ship game against North- 
amptonshire 


Scarboroagh » 
sunniest spot on Monday, 
matching the cavalier style of 
New Zealand's cricket, but yes- 
terday the clouds returned, the 
wind stiffened and the air was 
heavy with traditional Yorkshire 
conspiracy, involving a certain 
Geoffrey Boycott, Ms f ut ure and 
Yorkshire’s machinations. More 
of that later. 

The 100th Scarboroagh Festi- 
val match meandered, after 
Monday’s firew o r k s, to a tame 
draw yesterday. This was 
historically fitting fa that the 
first match, in 1874, was equally 
inconclusive and by all accoants 
considerably duller. But while 
the top score then was a certain 
LD. Walker’s 42 for the visitors, 
this match was rescued from 
mediocrity by the record 317 of 
Ken Rutherford . — “quite 
extraordinary.*' according to Sir 
Leonard Hutton, the Scar- 
borough Cricket Club president: 

The only other man Hntfon 
had seen score a triple cent u ry . 
besides himself, was Don 
Bradman, who in 1948, in his 
last first-class Inning s , scored 
153 here — an inadequate 
compensation for his dock in the 
last Test match, denying a 100 
Test average by 0.04 runs an 

fanfags. 

Two of Bradman's uadeifingi 
that day fa 1948, NeB Harvey 
and Ray Lindwall, were in 
attendance yesterday to mark 
the centenary. Ah. those were 
the days: foil grounds at Scar- 
borough with queues forming at 
8-Oam each day, the Australians 
rec all. Yesterday there were, 

charitably, L000, not the 13,000 
of the festival's heyday. 

The festival has- admirably 
beat revived but still needs 
' artificial resuscitation. The 
Aastrafians had delivered a 
seemingly frttal Wow some years 
ago by declining in come, a sanb 
repeated last year, bat at Rkfaie 
Ben aixd's exhortation and 
th an k s to the Scarborough 
Bo n di n g Society's spoosorslnp, 
the three-day tne 

visitors is back on the calendar 
and the sponsorship, expiring 
this year, is to be extended for at 
least another three. 

The problem is that with the 
conafy season extending so long 
it is hard to scrape together a 
strong enough invitation team. 
“In my day they would invite 18 
t and they would all come, 
seven of them wouldn't 
get a match," Sir Leonard 


By Panl Martin 

Britain's recalled 


“They were the next 
best thing to Tests." 

Hutton used the matches 
profitably — lining his pockets 
with the £1 awarded for 
century and the £2 for the 
double. He once scored 241 and 
made £4 in the three matches 
over nine days — “not bad at that 
tune." He wonld bolster his end- 
oFseason averages when playing 
against lesser fry - “the Gentle- 
men would have lunch in the 
tent, the Players in the pavilion, 
and after Inaai the Players were 
so intoxicated it were easy to 
hammer 'em," he chuckled. 

Yes. things ain't what they 
used to be, nor, as Punch once 
said, were they ever. “Too 
frivolous, getting worse and 
worse." gre&raiied a deck- 
chaired and soft-capped Robert 
Marshall, aged 74, of Baton 
Agnes. He began coming here 
aged him with his chnicb choir's 
annual outing. He remembers 
seeing Daleepsinhji scoring a 
century, his first sight of a man 
of cofawr. 

Mr Marshall is an ardent 
Boycott man — "should still be 
playing for England," be mut- 
tered. Young Geoffrey, however, 
disappointed himself — though, 
it seemed, not the crowd — by 
being bowled middle stamp for 
21 (the same dismissal as in the 
first innings, for 81). The crowd 
applauded politely bat no one 
stood up. despite reports that 
this may have been his last first- 
class innings. 

It is rumoured that be may net 
play next week ia the final 
comity match against North- 
amptonshire, so for the first time 
fa almost a quarter of a century 
he has failed to score L000 runs 
in a season, albeit with two 
months off through fafary. 

. “There is too mnch 
speculation, " Boycott ’said, 
declining an interview and tent- 
ing aside young autograph-hunt- 
ers. ‘^Oh. I wooldn't worry about 
him," . my taxi-driver said. 
"With that widow giving him 
£120,000, he's dose to a 
millionaire.'* 

As Geoffrey would have told 
him, that entirely muses the 
point. 

Boycott's principal foe. Brian 
Close, sadly failed by six to 
make his 35,000th ran fa a first- 
class career that inducted con- 
tests against New Zealand 
extending bade to 1949, his 
opposing captain then being 
Walter Hadlee, now known 
rather better for his son's 
exploits. 


tG W Humpma b Edmonds . 

Asrt Din C ina b Edmonds 

Aid Ftarata c Stack b Emburay . 
K J Kerr tow b Edmonds 


G C Smal c Downton b Edmonds 
”N Gifford not out 


T A Munton c Radtar b Emtajray . 

Bares (b 5. to S) 

Totari. 


MW 
M R 


*MA ROSmsny towbGurustotfw — 72 

n JBantattcwMtobWMrauigta 
notout 

18 

I SmMinbtout .■■■■■ .■■■■— : S* 

Extras (b 1.1b 8. rto 3) — — 

Total (4 writs) 258 

FALL OF WK3CETS: t-23. 6149, 6177, 4- 
215. 

BOWLING: Madam 15-1-50-0: 

Maltewaretdri 13347-1: Hatauteota 4- 

0-19-0: Wearasingho 24-1-81-2; | mitani -i, 

again," 

Umpires: J BvfcenshsM and NT Hews. 45, Said in Sao Pank) 


4066063; Higgs 16 

6460: Wttsy 22351-1: Bowler 83103. 
UmptaK B J Mayar and B Dudbstoa 

FOOTBALL: Pde, the world's 
most famous football player, 
said yesterday he will play once 
again for Brazil in the Seniors 
World Cup tournament 


inn 

opening game 


next 
to be 


FALL OF "WICKETS: M0, 232, 665, .4- 
131.6138,6148, 7-148, 6148, 6148, 16 
ISO. 

BOWUNG: Hughes 66173; Cowans 6 
030: EdmonS273e74; Emburay 273 
513 

Umpires: J H mint and M J KMchan. 


ASIAN GAMES: - More than 
4,000 competitors from 29 
countries are expected to 
participate in the Asian Games, 
opening in Seoul on September 
20 and regarded as a dress 
rehearsal for the 1988 Olympic 
Games. 


The England stunners, John 
-Emburey and Phil Edmonds, 
took nine wickets between them 
as Middlesex overwhelmed 
Warwickshire to win by 100 
runs at Edgbaston yesterday. It 
was Middlesex's second 
successive win in the Britannic 
Assurance county champion- 
ship and moved them further 
away from the foot of the table. 

-Srt to make 251 in what 
became 67 overs, Warwickshire 
were strong contenders until 
their opener. Smith, gave a catch 
to short mid- wicket off 
Emburey after making 79 out of 
131 for four. 

The rest of the innings col- 
lapsed. Edmonds took four for 
four in four overs — including 
the important wicket of 
Hurnpage for 37 — and 
Warwickshire were rushed out 
for J 50. The last six wickets fed! 
in half an hour, Emburey finish- 


ing with five for 51 and Ed- 
monds four for 67, after a top- 
level performance by fast year's 
champions. 

Ian Botham, still serious in 
his threat to leave Somerset, 
rescued them against Leicester- 
shire at Grace Road with one of 
his most responsible 
innings. Botham's 74 occupied 
six minutes under two hours 
and came at a vital tune; but he 
still found time to hit three sixes 
and eight fours, although he also 
showed his defensive qualities 
in a fifth wicket stand of 136 
with Harden, who made 63. The 
draw was a minor triumph for 
Somerset, who bad followed on 
180 runs adrift. Somerset lost 
four early wickets yesterday for 
the addition of 37 runs, after 
resuming at 196 for no wicket. 
Felton and Roebuck added only 
two to their first-wicket partner- 
ship and when Hardy and Rose 


also fell, Somerset were facing 
defeaL 

However, Botham and 
Harden batted superbly, 
Botham smiting Taylor for two 
successive sixes over long-on. 
When both fell within the space 
of six runs. Somerset were still 
fallible at 375 for six. iwt the 
tail, with Marks unbeaten on 23. 
held out long enough against 
Leicestershire^ tiring bowlers to 
reach 416 for nine declared, 
leaving the home side an im- 
probable 90 minutes to score 

Australian Test boweter Terry 
Alderman, who has taken 98 
first class wickets for Kent this 
season, is still having treatment 
for his shoulder iiyiny and may 
miss the game against Warwick- 
shire starting at Folkestone to- 
day. If he does not play he will 
have only one game left to reach 
the hundred mark. 


RUGBY UNION 

A Royal 
finale 
for Japan 
tour 

By David Hands 
Rugby Correspondent 
The final game of Japan's 
eight-match tour to Scotland 
ana England, which begins later 
this month, will be m the 
presence of Princess Anne, who 
will watch an England XV play 
the touring side at Twickenham 
on October i 1. Since the Prin- 
cess has also agreed to become 
patron to the Scottish Rugby 
Union, it is a happy Wend. 

The Japanese tour, which 
begins when the team reach 
London on September 13. will 
be sponsored by Toshiba Inter- 
national Ltd., the company 
whose own works firm toured in 
Britain two years ago. The 
agreement, believed to be worth 
over £50,000, extends to tmyd 
to and from Japan and during 
the tour which takes the 26- 
strong playing party as far north 
as Aberdeen and south to 
Redruth. 

It will be the fourth national 
side from Japan to visit Britain, 
and develops the commitment 
io rugby which Toshiba began in 
1984. and extended last season 
when they sponsored Wales’s 
two homes games, against Scot- 
land and France. 

The tour manager is Shiggy 
Konno, whose name has long 
been synonymous with Japa- 
nese rugby, and the party will be 
captained by Toshiyuki 
Hayashi. the much -travelled 
Kobe Steel lock. Seiji Hirao. 
who played for Richmond last 
season, will lead the backs. 


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Bath, the John Player Special 
Cup holders, open their season 
against Pontypool this evening 
without their two regular locks 
and the inspirational presence of 
Spurrell, their long-serving 
flanker and former captain (Da- 
vid Hands writes). 

Nevertheless, they take eight 
internationals to Pontypool 
Park, among them HalL who 
has recently returned from a 
summer spent playing in 
Australia. Another Bath player, 
Morrison, the lock, has also 
been in Australia, but has not 
yet returned, while Redman, bis 
regular partner in the second 
row, has himself been away on 
holiday. 

The badcrow includes Robin- 
son. who made such an impact 
as captain of Loughborough 
University fast season, and 
made his way into the combined 
English Students side. The 
experience this evening should 
be of immense value to him, 
even if Pontypool start the 
season under something of a 
cloud because of the sentence 
handed out this week to Bishop, 
their scrum-half. 

Yorkshire give 
their jubilee 
a silver lining 

Schools rugby 
by Michael Stevenson 

To many of its organizers and 
supporters, Colts rugby is tbe 
neglected area of tbe game in 
England. However, with the 
deteriorating condition of rugby 
in state schools, its contribution 
has become increasingly ob- 
vious as well as crucial. 

In this context the highly 
successful tour of Canada by 
Yorkshire Colts, who are this 
year celebrating their silver 
jubilee, is the more significant. 
They played five games and won 
them all. their final two matches 
bringing especially pleasing 
victories. 

They heal the Canadian 
champions, British Columbian 
Juniors. 2 1-6 in Vancouver.Tbis 
was easily their toughest match 
of the tour but a penalty try and 
a try by Horton, plus two 
conversions and three penalties 
from Irving, gave them a 
convincing victory. 

In the previous game, York- 
shire had beaten Vancouver 
Island Juniors 18-10 by means 
of tries by Irving and Knapp and 
two penalties and two convert 
sions from Irving. 


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on September 25. six months 
after he fought Steve Wait the 
Hayes professional, who never 
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ing taken to hospital following 
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HOCKEY 


England beat Germans 
to underline form 


From Sydney Friskin 
Hamburg 


West Germany. 
England 


England's World Cup hopes 
received a solid boost here 
yesterday when they defeated 
West Germany in the first of 
two international matches. This 

was England's first win over the n i 

Germans since they had beaten through the middle of ihe'fieM 
tnem in London. in 1981. to «im a chnri mm*r in rh» VWh 

The Germans were com- 
prehensively beaten by a liviier 


and Taylor in goal was sum- 
moned u> save a fierce shot from 
Fried. 

England went further ahead in 
the 1 1th minute from a short 
corner which was taken by 
Barber, whose hit from the top 
of the circle seemed to have 
been a little high. The German 
goalkeeper saved, but was un- 
able to clear, and Sherwani 
pushed the ball in. 

The Germans then came 


tide whose policy of attack paid 
rich dividends. The German 
defence were torn to pieces by 
the dazzling runs of Keriv who 
set the home side a number of 
taxing problems. 

A freak goal by Kerly put 
England ahead in the sixth 
minute. He ran on to meet a 
pass from Leman, and was 
confronted inside the circle by 
the goalkeeper who attempted to 
kick the ball, but made contact 
with Kcrly’s stick instead. The 
England centre-forward had 
played the ball which trickled 
into goal much to the surprise of 
the goalkeeper and the whole 
German team. 

This goal brought an immedi- 
ate response from the Germans. 


to earn a short corner in the 20th 
minute, and Fischer scored into 
the corner with a rasping shot. 
In the 24ih minute, England 
were penalized for obstruction 
in a confused scene inside the 
circle. The East German umpire 
awarded West Germany a pen- 
alty stroke. Then the two um- 
pires went into conference and 
the decision was changed to a 
short comer from which 
Fischer's shot was saved by 
Taylor. The game developed 
into a sharp contest. 


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FOOTBALL 


THE TIMES WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 1986 


Mexicans pay 
the penalty 
for World Cup 
failure 


Mexico City (Reuter) — 
Two months after the eu- 
phoria of the World Cup. 
football in Mexico has sunk 
into a shambles of scandal, 
disgrace and disappointment. 
The host nation's timid at- 
tempt at penalty-taking in a 
World Cup quarter-final 
match against West Germany 
on June 21 was the beginning 
of the slide. 

Mexico submitted like 
iambs before lions in the 
penalty shoot-out and failed to 
reach the semi-finals, the 
minimum achievement most 
Mexican supporters had 
hoped for. Then came the 
transfer to European dubs of 
I’vo of the few crowd-drawing 
risers left to watch in this 
country, the bustling forward 
Luis Flores to Sporting Gijon. 
of Spain, and the stylish 
midfield player Manuel 
Negrete to Sporting Lisbon, of 
PortugaL 

But “Mexico 86.” with its 
colourful national flags, its 
drama, its Argentinian joy and 
Brazilian tears, became a dis- 
tant memory on August 17 
after one of the worst disgraces 
ever seen on a football field. 
The scene, the giant Azteca 
Stadium, where Argentina's 
Diego Maradona hoisted the 
.coveted gold World Cup on 
June 29. If. as they say, every 
stadium has a personality, the 
Azteca must have wept with 
sorrow on that black August 
Sunday. 

The stadium was hosting 
the traditional annual 
"needle” match between two 
of the country's top clubs, the 
Goats (Chivas), from Guada- 
lajara, and the Eagles of 
America (Aguilas de Amer- 
ica). from Mexico City. The 
game is known here as "the 
classic of classics.” But the 
100.000 spectators saw little 
more than a classic needle 
match until the 72nd minute 
when all he)) broke loose on 
the pitch. 

In a simple twist of fate, 
Fernando Quirane. a full-back 
who scored two fine goals for 
Mexico in the World Cup 
finals, initiated the scenes that 
followed. He fouled his fellow 
World Cup player, Carlos 
Hermosillo. who promptly 
kicked his old colleague while 
Quirane was still on the 
ground. 

Antonio Marquez, the ref- 
eree who had gained world- 
wide respect for his handling 
of his World Cup matches, 
sent off both players. But the 
grey-haired Marquez, for 
whom this was his farewell 
match, could scarcely have 
envisaged such an end to his 
career, not even in his worst 
nightmares. 

Guadalajara players chased 
Hermosillo from the pitch and 
within seconds the turf was 
like a battlefield, with all the 


players and substitutes from 
both sides joining in. A flus- 
tered Marquez showed the red 
card to all 22 players, sus- 
pended the encounter and said 
a soured farewell to the game. 

Mexico are used to crowd 
violence and their players are 
no angels. But the outcome of 
the classic of classics stunned 
football followers and brought 
outraged reaction in the Press. 
Mexico City authorities fined 
the Americas dub more than 
$1,000 (about £675) and the 
Guadalajara club more than 
$300. 

As controversy grew over 
the status or the suspended 
match result (the Eagles of 
America were 1-0 up when the 
inddent took place) the Mexi- 
can football federation an- 
nounced this week that the 
remaining 18 minutes of the 
match should be played at a 
future date. None of the 
players shown the red card, 
however, will be permitted to 
play, giving both team's re- 
serve players a chance to 
prove themselves, at least for 
IS minutes. 

.As if the .Azteca disgrace 
were not enough. Mexico's 
vouth side were recently 
knocked out of the World 
Youth Cup in the qualifying 
rounds for North and Central' 
America and the Caribbean. 
The news brought shocked 
and cynical headlines in the 
Mexican Press. The youth 
players were to have formed 
the basis of a side to run away 
with the senior World Cup in 
Italy in 1992. 

The fiict that such develop- 
ing football nations as Cuba 
and Trinidad and Tobago 
went further in the qualifying 
rounds nibbed salt in the 
Mexicans' wounds. And so 
Mexican football is in the 
doldrums. 1986 World Cup 
memories stained. 

All that remains are the 
specially-erected road signs 
pointing to the World Cup 
stadia, which some people 
now say are eyesores and 
should be removed, and the 
fading flags of the 24 compet- 
ing nations painted on road- 
side walls to brighten up slum 
areas of the capital. 

With their domestic foot- 
ball at an ebb. Mexican 
supporters are looking to their 
exiles in Europe, notably Flo- 
res. Negrete and the Real 
Madrid goalscoring machine, 
Hugo Sanchez, to restore their 
lost prestige. 

A Mexican television sta- 
tion. which televised almost 
all Real's games last season, 
because of Sanchez, is ex- 
pected to show most of them 
again this season, perhaps 
alternating with matches 
involving Gijon or Lisbon to 
give supporters a glimpse of 
the other Mexican kids-made- 
good. 


Belgians blossom 


Brussels (AP) — Belgian of- 
ficials are hoping the national 
squad's outstanding fourth 
place performance in the World 
Cup will encourage the league 
clubs to bury several years of 
game fixing scandals, declining 
gates and hooliganism in a 
spluree of goals this season. 

“if coaches and players are 
prepared to play attacking foot- 
ball. then the World Cup will 
have a good effect.” Michel 
D'Hooghe. the league president 
said, "we now have a very good 
base to work on." 

And FC Bruges. Andcrlccht 
and Standard Liege duly 
obliged, winning 8-0. 3-1 and 5- 
0. all displaying attractive, open 
play. 

It was good news for those 
who want to attract more spon- 
sors and limil dependency on 
gates receipts. “Sponsors don't 
want to be identified with 
negative football." D'Hooghe 
said. “The masses will mum to 


the stadia and commerial in- 
terest will also increase if dubs 
continue to play open football,” 
he said. 

But Belgian clubs face a rocky 
road to success as their inter- 
national players like Erwin 
Vandenbcrgh and Philippe Des- 
meL the forwards. Jean-Marie 
PfalT. the goalkeeper, and Eric 
Gems, the defender, continue 
to be attracted by the money at 
other clubs throughout Europe. 

Little has filled the void left 
by these national players. Shaky 
club management and declining 
gates in recent seasons have 
brought financial strain on 
many clubs. 

Also, clubs have had to invest 
heavily to increase security in 
the wake of the 1985 Heysel 
Stadium disaster.But that does 
not worry Guy Thys. the na- 
tional manager. “Our football 
Has a positive reputation again. 
We can drop our false 
modesty." he says positively. 



GOLF 


Staying on: Foster will remain at Luton rill 1989 and Nicholas till 1990 


FIFA back 
penalty 
shoot-outs 

Zurich (AP) - The knockout 
system used in the 1986 World 
Cup finals, including the penalty 
shoot-outs needed to decide 
some games, were an "essential 
and positive element of the 
championship,” according to 
FIFA, football's world govern- 
ing body. 

FIFA indicated an early 
change in this sudden-death 
factor was unlikely, though 
acknowledging that it drew 
“substantial criticism.” Josef 
Blatter, the general secretary, 
wrote in FIFA’s latest monthly 
bulletin: “FIFA will examine the 
system. We feel however that 
generally it has proven to be 
worthwhile- Also the reputation 
of the World Cup finals is 
harmed If the system is changed 
each time.” 

Knockout compet i tion after 
the first round was in trod need ia 
Mexico. Penalty shoot-outs, 
with sodden death after the first 
five shots for each team, were 
used to establish a winner after 
90 minutes of normal time and 
two 15-minute extra periods. 

Blatter ruled out replays or 
sodden-death play to decide 
matches, saying this cannot 
guarantee equal chances for 
participating teams. “The play- 
ers are still the decisive factor in 
taking penalties,” he wrote. 

Greeks to 
boycott 
first game 

Athens (AP) — Greek first di- 
vision players voted yesterday 
to boycott the opening of the 
1986-87 season this weekend to 
protest against a controversial 
new law restricting transfers. 

The decision was made by the 
executive committee of the 
players' union, which represents 
the players of Greece’s 16 first 
division clubs. A union spokes- 
man said the players decided on 
a one-game boycott to protest 
against the transfer law. passed 
by Parliament last month 
Under the law. a player whose 
contract is up for renewal has 10 
days to accept his club’s offer or 
agree to a bid from another 
team. The player is bound to his 
club if it outbids the competing 
offer. Previously, a player could 
become a free agent by paying 
his- club 130 per cent of the 
contract renewal offer, the 
union spokesman said. 

The spokesman said players 
from teams in Athens and 
southern Greece will gather iu 
the capital this weekend to 
discuss the law. while those in 
teams from the central and 
northern pan of the country will 
meet in Salonica. 


Scots backs up at 
English ‘abuse’ 


Walsall, of the English third, 
division, have been attacked by 
Tommy McLean, the manager 
of Motherwell, for abusing the 
transfer system. The Scottish 
premier division dub have 
learned that their central de- 
fender, Graeme Forbes, whom 
they value at £100.000. has 
walked 6ut on them and is 
signing for Walsall. 

Motherwell, who were first 
contacted by Tommy Coakley, 
the Walsall manager, who is a 
former Motherwell player, have 
been offered only £10,000. 
“This is the worst abuse of the 
transfer system I have ever 
come across,”McLean said . "it 
is cheating and abusing the 
whole system and has shocked 
us. 

"I was contacted by Walsall 
on Saturday and advised them 
of the value we put on Forbes, 
which is £100,000. .They have 
sent us a letter offering £10.000 
and as far as we are concerned 
there was no attempt to nego- 
tiate a deal, which is what is 
supposed to happen.” 

The matter is certain to go to 
an international tribunal to 
settle the fee. 

• Frank McGarvey, the St 
Mirren forward, has shocked his 
club by asking for a transfer, 
■because he believes they are not 
ambitious enough. McGarvey, 
previously with Celtic and 
Liverpool, says he would be 
willing to return to England. 

• Danny Wilson, the Brighton 

Jobs to go 
after Cup 


ignominy supporters 


Budapest (Reuter) — The 
Hungarian state sport office has 
criticized the football federation 
and said staff would be replaced 
because of the “fiasco” of -the 
national team's performance at 
the Mexico World Cup finals. 

Hungary failed to recover 
from a 6-0 thrashing by the 
Soviei Union in their first 
match and were knocked out 
after the first round. Gyorgy 
Mezeu the manager, resigned 
after a 3-0 defeat by France. 

The state ofilre said a study 
showed leadership errors, poor 
preparations and low morale. 
"A comprehensive evaluation 
of the preparation and perfor- 
mance was not made even after 
the failure in Mexico,” it said. 
The office said the football 
federation would be streamlined 
and staff replaced next month. 

The study reported that play- 
ers showed symptoms of being 
overtrained at the finals and the 
team disintegrated because the 
players were in low spirits and 
bad physical condition and 
lacked fight. The players were 
criticized for being too lax 
during practice sessions and in 
their private lives without fear, 
of punishment, the study said. 


Zurich (Reuter) — Standing 
room at FC Zurich's next home 
match win be free and some seat 
prices substantially reduced in 
an effort to attract more 
supporters and ensure the Swiss 
first division dub's survival. 

Sven Hotz. the dub president, 
said that there would be no 
charge on the terraces for the 
match against La Chaux-de- 
Fonds on September 13 and the 
cost of the cheapest seats would 
be reduced to 12 francs (about 
£5) from 30 francs. 

“This is no gimmick. Jt is a 
matter of survival.” said Hotz, a 
wealthy industrialist who regu- 
larly bolsters the dub's finances 
from his private funds. “We 
cannot go on like this. We have 
to bring the spectators back. We 
hope that, with substantial 
reductions in the price of seats 
we can lure them away from the 
standing room areas.” 

Ticket receipts for the same 
fixture last season totalled just 
1.714 francs before taxes and 
players’ bonuses. Only a few 
hundred paying spectators were 
present in the 26,000 capadty 
stadium. Attendances averaged 
5.000 per match in the 16-team 
first division last season. 


Lancashire's senior citizen retains his warmth for cricket in retirement near Old Trafford 

Fifty years on Phillipson’s fires bum brightly 


In his 76th year Eddie 
Phillipson. the former Lan- 
cashire all-rounder and Test 
umpire, is as dear of eye and 
square of shoulder as any 
guardsman. At a recent re- 
union of former Lancashire 
players at Old Trafford during 
the Essex match, the opinion 
among those present — includ- 
ing the striplings, Cyril 
Washbrook and Winston Pl- 
ace. in their early 70s — was 
that Phillipson is the senior 
citizen of Lancashire crick- 
eters. 

Living happily in retirement 
in Davyhaline. dose to Old 
Trafford with his wife Elsie 
Cmy interest in cricket was 
Eddie!”), he demonstrated 
qualities of balance, tolerance 
and kindliness that arc in 
marked contrast to the fire 
that burned brightly in him as 
a fast bo »1er. 

Like so many of bis genera- 
tion. his best cricketing years 
were given to the war and it is 
ironical that his only “Test” 
match was the final game ip 
the Victory series in 1945. 
which was not elevated to full 
Test status. He had been told 
shortly before the «ar by bis 
fellow Lancastrian, Tommy 
Higson, that yon are the 
first reserve bonier for the 


England side”. Phillipson 
adds somewhat ruefully: 
“Then one of the quick 
bowlers broke down and they 
picked Austin Matthews for 
England.” 

He can also smile, with the 
vast sums earned by modern 
cricketers in mind, at the 
£1.750 which he received in 
1948, his benefit yean but his 
memories are anything hot 
bitter and his love for the 
game, to which he gave more 
than 50 years, is as warm and 
sincere as when be rushed 
home from Flixton Council 
School, grabbed a crust and 
went o(T ont to cricket 

A successful school and club 
career eventually persuaded 
the authorities at Old Trafford 
to give him a trial, although be 
had to write in asking to be 
considered. In 1931 he was 
taken on (he ground staff and 
in 1933. alongside a chunky, 
combative yonng- batsman 
culled Washbrook, he made 
his debut for the county. He 
wen! in No. 11 with the Lan- 
cashire score at 209 for nine 
against Sussex and put on 102 
with his captain. Peter Eck- 
ersley. Pfaillipson’s share was 
27 and. as the couple started 
batting, the groundsman al- 
ready had the roller ticking 



Phillipson: played in one 
Victory Test match 

over in preparation for his 
betw een- innings duties. 

Jr was the first last-wicket 
century partnership at Old 
Trafford for Lancashire and 
the first for the county since 
Ernest Tyldesley and Ralph 
Whitehead put on 131 for the 
last wicket at Birmingham in 
1914. 

He still had to wait four 
years to earn a regular place in 
the county side but an increase 
in pace and control made his 
fast-medium outswingers in- 


creasingly hostile and effective 
and the spectacular. improve- 
ment in his batting was illus- 
trated by a brave and 
accomplished hundred at Old 
Trafford in 1937 against 
Larwood and Voce. 

Phillipson's philosophy of 
fast bowling might be profit- 
ably studied by a number of 
modern practitioners: “My 
king was Ted McDonald, 
though I only played against 
him in dub cricket. I suppose I 
bowled around the same pace 
as BSI Bowes and like him f 

used the bouncer sparingly. 

You've got to keep a batsman 
looking out for it coming.” 

When the war came, 
Phillipson was well estab- 
lished as one of die country's 
leading all-rounders. In 1937, 
having missed seven matches 
through injury, he had taken 
131 wickets and scored 896 
runs, the nearest he got to the 
coveted “double”. 

He spent his war as a drill 
and PT instructor in the RAF 
but after it never quite re- 
captured his skill and fire as a 
bowler, apart from the final 
Victory Test match against the 
Australian services in 1945 in 
which he helped England to 
victory at his beloved Old 
Trafford. He took nine wickets 


A short spell as profes si onal 
at the County Club, Northum- 
berland, was followed by 22 
years on the first-class um- 
pires list 

“I really resented those 
people who said 1 was a 
bowler's umpire, an ‘outer’. 
Only those who have done the 
job know just how difficult it 
is. I really enjoyed my years on 
the list Perhaps the hardest 
decision is over throwing. I 
wasn't sure about Charlie 
Griffith but I never thought 
Harold Rhodes threw the ball. 

“There’s far too much 
intimidation by fast bowlers 
now and frankly too many 
umpires are flunking their 
duties. My lasting memory is 
of signalling six sixes by Gary 
Sobers in an over from Mal- 
colm Nash. One of them was a 
perfectly good yorker that he 
hit off the bade foot! Won- 
derful!” 

So (be cricket talk goes on, 
shrewd, charitable, sometimes 
gently critical but always moti- 
vated by a love of the game. It 
was only after I had left that I 
realized he had mentioned 
money only once and that was 
in answer to my question about 
his benefit. 

Michael Stevenson 


Taste for success 
grows on Crosby 


From Mitchell Platts, Gans-Montana 

No golfer seems more at here dream of beating Severiano 
horri robbing shoulders with Ballesteros and Bernhard 

SetarittarUnited Stales ama- through. I'm not a quitlcr.Buni 
champion, arrived here 


is so easy to get into a rut, you 

.. uniitc^r T mitCffl 


excitement of a pools winner. that breeds bad f 

The money might be loose you don t grab b°W of ymireelf. 
change compared with the then you ^asgood^ deadm 
Crosby family's wealth. But it this game. The result muer- 
was worth a fortune hftmver to urn. 

toNathanieTs pride as his joint As Crosby off the 1 8lh 

nineteenth place in Dussddorf green in Dussddorf Mtagnuga 
lifted him among the leading third round or 69. the 
125 in the European Order of nnder-25 champion. Mike 
Merit for the first rime this MacUan. said: Nw ted 


season. 

Crosby, now llllh with 
winnings of £4.789, said:”! 
thought I was over the worst 
when f completed my first year 
as a professional in Europe last 


Portuguese Open, 
unsettled start thii 


and Hove Albioncaptain, re- 
turns from The Netherlands 
today, where be has been treated 
for a hamstring injury. The 26- 
year-old midfield player missed 
the opening two matches of the 
season but hopes to be fit to face 
Grimsby Town on Saturday 
after spending several weeks at 
the Amsterdam clinic of Rich- 
ard Smith, the specialist who 
treated Bryan Robson, the Man- 
chester United and England 
captain. 

• Liverpool have rejected Nor- 
wich City's approach for the 
central defender. Alex Watson, 
the younger brother of Dave 
Watson, the England inter- 
national. who recently left Nor- 
wich for Everton 

• Steve Foster, the Luton Town 
captain, and Peter Nicholas, the 
midfield player, have signed 
new contracts with the first 
division dub. Foster is now 
under contract until 1989 and 
Nicholas until 1990. 

• Paul Crooks, aged 19, a 
forward-released by Bolton 
Wanderers last season, has been 
offered a one-year contract by 
Stoke City. 

• Mark Ward, the West Ham 
United winger, has been banned 
for two games by the FA after 
bis pre-season, sending off 
against Dresden in The Nether- 
lands. He wil] miss the visit to 
Queen's Park Rangers on 
September 13 and the home 
game against Luton Town a 
week later. 

Free offer 
to Zurich 


as a professional in Europe last 
season by finishing third in the 
Portuguese Open. But I had an 
unsettled start this season, play- 
ing inconsistently, and one bad 
shot would make me panic. 
More than anything, I just want 
to be a steady player. 


was eight. I dreamed of beating 
Jack Nicklaus and Arnold 
Palmer just like youngsters over 

Neumann 
holds 
the aces 

By John Hesnessy 

The Women's Professional 
Golf Association Tour returns 
to Scotland today for the first 
time since 1981 and brings with 
it a special interest in the five 
leading Scottish professionals — 
Gillian Stewart. Muriel Thom- 
son, Dale Reid, Catherine 
Panton and Jane Connachan. In 
that order they lie second, third, 
1 1th, 15th and 16th in the Ring 
and Brymer order of merit. 

A victory for any one of them 
in the Bowing Scottish Open at 
Dalmahoy would surely be 
accompanied by a patriotic sltiri 
of the pipes on Saturday. But a 
number of formidable figures 
stand in their way. among them 
two Australians, in Corinne 
Dibnah and Karen Lana, Laura 
Davies, of England, and most 
notably, Liselotte Neumann, 
aged 20, from Sweeten. 

Miss Neumann is the player 
of the year, realising in her 
second season as a professional 
the glittering potential she 
showed as an amateur. In II 
tournaments she has only once 
finished lower than seventh and 
in the last six she has only once 
sooted above par, and that by a 
single stroke. In the other five 
tournaments she has finished, 
successively, -seven under par, 
one under, five under, six under 
and two under. For the six 
tournaments as a whole she was 
therefore 20 under par. 

Her consistency is such that m 
the 23 individual rounds (the 
last day’s play in one tour- 
nament was abandoned) she was 
only four times over par. 

With six tournaments to play. 
Miss Neumann has already 
established a record for a 
season's prize-money. With 
£31,908 she has surpassed Miss 
Reid’s [985 record by £3,669. 
This is a Swede to savour while 
we may, because' she is almost 
certain to uy for her player's 
card in the United States next 
summer. Miss Neuman is 
dearly the player to beat in the 
next four days. 


seeing that you're under so 
much pressure!” „ . 

It wasa light-hearted quip and 
Crosby smiled. Bui there is no 
doubt that he is motivated by 
the thought of challenging for 
the Ebd European Masters, 
which starts here on Thursday, 
as much as any other bright- 
eyed aspirant. 

“I’m as hungry for success out 
here as anyone else.” he said. 
“Fve let mysdf down so far this 

n l t s* Pu, 


made a lot of friends and PH be 
back in 1987 if I don't win my 
card at the US Tour school.” 

Brands in 
chance 
in million 

Howard Clark and Gordon J 
Brand will re pr es e nt England in 
the $1 million Dunhill Cup at St 
Andrews from September 25 to , 
28. Brand's namesake. Gordon 
Brand jun. will be in the 1 
Scotland side along with Sam , 
Torrance. 

The two qualifying places for 1 
each nation were decided at the 
German Open last weekend. 
The remaining member of each 
team will be chosen by the 
tournament's international ad- 
visory committee and an- 
nounced on September 16. 
OIMUHBIS: Enrfan* H OttK Gordon J 
Brand SeattmfGardon Brand jun. S 
Torrancs. Walts: I Woosnam. M MouJanO. 
Mm* R Raflerty. D Fatuity, tttir 
Cad Q Rocca. Swam: O Satoorg. 
Foretxand Spate 5 Ballesteros. J 
OmzatnL 

• Ian Woosnam’s fifth place in 
the German Open at the week- 
end has won bun the sixth and 
last qualifying place-in the PGA 
European (our team for the 
Nissan World Championship of 
Golf in Tokyo from November 
6io9. 

Woosnam went into the Ger- 
man Open trailing Yorkshire's 
Gordon Brand by £3,721 but 
bridged the gap with a closing 
round of 66 and a cheque for 
£6.375. The six players who will 
be invited to form the European 
team will be headed by Bern- 
hard Langer, who has won 
£347,520. 

The others are Severiano 
Ballesteros (£304,183), Sandy 
Lyle (£154,250), Howard Ctark 
(£104.223), Nick Faldo 
(£96,292) and Woosnam 
(£91,558). The Nissan event 
also involving six man teams 
from Japan, Australia and New 
Zealand and the United States, 
carries prize-money of 
S 900,000. 

• Sweden's Mats Lanner has 
won the £500 Epson Shooting 
Star award for August by finish- 
ing second in the new PLM 
Open in Sweden and earning his 
biggest cheque so for on the 
European tour. Lanner, who is 
25, collected £! 3,000, and 
moved up 74 places in the 
Epson order of merit from 
li6tb to 42nd. 


St Andrews buy land 


The management committee 
of the St Andrews Links Trust 
have acquired a large tract of 
land in the neighbouring area 
with the I ntenti o n of taking the 
historic golfing terrain, com- 
promising the Old Comae, die 
New, tbeEdeu, and the Jubilee, 
into the next century. 

The new area, of 100 acres, 
has been bought from Mrs G 
Cbeape, a Fife landowner, for an 
mdisdkwed sum, but locally 
thought to be about £2504)00. 

The principle aims of the 
committee are to provide proper 
practice faculties, complete with 
driving range, to upgrade the 
Jubilee cours e and perhaps to 
extend the present nine-hole 
course to foD size, so that the 


SQUASH RACKETS 


Williams set 
to tackle a 


area would provide five 1 8-hole 
courses by the year 2000. 

At present a visitor needs to 
book two months in advance for 
a round eo the Old Coarse, or 
j dhi HC R on betas tacky bi 
the daily ballet. All four courses 
are fully occupied Grom Easter to 
October, so that a fifth wo Hid 
help considerably to relieve the 
pressure. 

The management committee 
will also consider the provision 
of locker rooms for visitors. At 
present the only changing facu- 
lties available are at Smacks 
Hotel nearby, which briefly 
belonged to the Trust. Its sale, a 
year or so ago to Trusthonse 
Forte is beDevcd to have yielded 
a large enough profit to fund the 
new development. 


ICE HOCKEY 


Unger accepts 
Pirates’ terms 


new challenge and tenement 

B, Colin McQmllim J5 


J P R Williams, the former 
British Lion and Welsh Rugby 
Union international, 

today stakes his reputation 
against a junior champion as 
part of the celebrations to 
launch his country into the 
American - Express National 

Williams has taken up the 
sport seriously since hanging up 
his rugby boots, advancing into 
the later stages of national 
competitions. Today, at the 
National Sports Centre in Car- 
diff be meets Sarah Firry, aged 
16. the top Welsh junior player, 
who already threatens the top 
five senior women. 

The match celebrates the 
inclusion of Welsh League 
squash into the National League 
structure. John Petersen, the 
vice-president of American Ex- 
press, sak£“We added Scotland 
to the English counties last year 
and now we are bringing in the 
top Welsh dub side for the final 
play-offs.” 

Wales has about 500 dub 
teams and 2.500 players in 42 
divisions of seven county 
leagues, which will lead into two 
regional playoffs. The northern 
champion club side mil 'meet 
their southern counterparts for 
the Welsh place in the National 
Challenge' finals. 


Peterborough Pirates, last 
year’s premier division whip- 
ping, boys, are obviously deter- 
mined to bounce buck (Norman 
<te Mesquita writes).They an- 
nounced last night that Garry 
Unger is to join them. Unger 
helped Dundee Rockets reach 
last season's Heineken 
championship final at Wem- i 
bley. but the Rockets could not 

** -vm**. 

come up with a deal that suits equ !£ TTiem - 

him and the most important “There is no other way to find 


HORSE TRIALS 

Distinctive 
goes lame 
on Captain 
Phillips 

Bv Jenny MacArthur 
Only 24 hours after being 
included in the British squad for 
this month's Polish champion- 
ships at Bialy Bor. Captain 
MarkPhillips has had to with- 
draw because of an injury to 
Distinctive. It is the latest 
setback in an extraordinary six- 
year run of bad luck for Captain 
Phillips who had to withdraw 
from the team for the world 
championships in May because 
the horse contracted a skin 
disease. 

When the selection commit- 
tee saw Distinctive on Monday 
(he horse was slightly lame 
having injured a fetlock joint in 
training. It was decided jointly 
with Captain Phillips that it was 
inadvisable to risk any further 
injury to such a promising 
young horse, aged 8. His with- 
drawal means Distinctive has 
not competed in a three-day 
event since winning Chats worth 
last October. 

Captain Phillips's, place will 
be taken by the Rodney PbwelL. 
himself no stranger to bad luck, 
with The Carphone Group’s 
Catkin of Rushall. Helen Ogden 
and Street! ighter have taken 
Powell's place as reserve. Powell 
had to puli out of the 1983 
Young Riders team and the 
1985 senior European team 
because of injury to Pomeroy, 
his top horse. He is so used to 
disappointment that when the 
selectors asked if be would go to 
Poland, his immediate question 
was: “As a rider or as a groom?" 

BOXING 

New lease 
of life 
for Bugner 

Sydney (AP) - Joe Bugner, 
the former European and 
Commonwealth heavyweight 
champion, ex pres sed satisfac- 
tion yesterday with his fitness as 
he continued his preparations 
for his comeback against James 
“Quick” IHIis, of United States, 
on September 15. 

Bugner. who lives in Sydney, 
will end a 30-month absence 
from the ring when he takes on 
TilHs.“l*in feeling as fit as I've 
ever been in my career,” the 36- 
year-oM Bugner said. 

Bugner was unable to spar 
yesterday after badly bruising 
tire ribs of his main spurring 
partner, Niko Degel, the Fijian 
heavyweight champion, at the 
weekend. Tony Fulflaagi, a US- 
based Tougan and world-rated 
cruiserwcight, arrived here last 
sight and will spar with Bugner 
la the 10 days leading up to his 
contest. 

Johnny Lewis, the trainer, 
who also handles Jeff Fenech, 
the International Boxing 
Federation bantamweight cham- 
pion, said he had been surprised 
by tie dedication shown by 
Bugner.“Joe has had a lot of 
critics but he’s never faltered 
while working with me and the 
improvement in his condition 
over the past few weeks has been 
amazing,” Lewis said. 

Bagner, never the most mobile 
of heavyweights, looked light on 
his feet while shadow-boxing 
yesterday. “Tm feeling ranch 
more mobile and everything is 
coming together for me,” be 
said. “Tve got plenty to prove to 
people, particularly my critics in 
Britain.” 

Bill Mordey, the promoter, 
said that the Chicago-based 
TO! is, a former world title 
challenger who has a 31-7 
record, would arrive here on 
Friday, giving him 10 days to 
acclimatize. 

WEIGHTLIFTING 

Search for the 
strongest 
boy in Britain 

By Chris Than 
NatWest has stepped in to 
help British weightlifting launch 
a nationwide recruiting drive 
among schoolchildren. 
“Frankly, we are trying to 
emulate the Australians,” the 
secretary of the British 
Weightlifting Association, 
Wally Holland, said. 

“They launched a national 
scheme designed to find talent 
at an early stage, a few years ago. 

It [aid off. Their Olympic 
super-heavyweight champion. 
Dean Lukin, is a product ofthis- 
recniitment campaign. We have 
tied up a deal over three years 
with NatWest to sponsor the 
NatWest Strongest Schoolboy 
contest in Britain." 

Weightlifting officials frit en- 
couraged by the response to an 
early attempt to launch a similar 
contest. There were 2,400 en- 
tries last year compared to 3.100 
this year, a remarkable increase 
of about 31 per cent The 
winning schoolboys will be pre- 
sented with medals, and all 
participants will receive diplo- 
mas. The winning schools will 
be presented with weightlifting 



aspect is that it includes accom- 
modation for his wife and 
family: he has three daughters, 
ages ranging from two to 1 1 , 
With another former NHL 
player, Todd Bidner, as their 
player/coach, the Pirates <thn,.trt 
dominate division one in the 
forthcoming season and, thunk* 
to an overhaul of their commit- 
tee structure since last season's 
disasters, their organization is 

such that they ought to stay in 
the premier division once they 
get back into iL 

Unger sees his engagement 
with the Pirates as more than a 
short-term arrangement. He 
said from his Edmonton, Al- 
berta. home yesterday; “! see it 
as a two-year exercise, if not 
longer. I also see it as a chance to 
get involved with a team that 
has yet to win anything signifi- 
cant and also as a chance to help 
their junior development." 


latent but logo and look for ft at 
an early age. We are short of 
both very small and very heavy 
boys. We hope to find them in 
schools.” Holland added. 

The contest will be open to 
boys and girls between 13 and 
17 years of age, lifting in 
separate competitions. “We*ve 
opened the contest to girls as 
well because we don't want to 
discriminate, in feet, women’s 
weightlifting is taking off fast- . 

. “Last year, 5 1 ladies took part 
in an unofficial national tour- 
nament This year in November 
we. hold the fust official 
weightlifting championships, 
but we had to introduce qualify- 
ing standards in order to limit 
the number of entries to 50. We 
want to use the women's 
championship to select the 
rouad for the first worfd 
championship in the United 
States next year.” 






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WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 1986 


THE 



TIMES 


First published in 1785 


SPORT 


Childs puts Esse? 

on brink of 
their fourth title 


Watford 

land 

their 


TThTTI 


By John Woodcock. Cricket Correspondent 


FOLKESTONE: Essex (22pts) 
beat Kent (6) hr 23 runs. 

Essex won their first county 
championship in 1979. By 
beating Kent yesterday they 
made sure, to ail intents and 
purposes, of winning it for the 
fourth lime and for the first 
time under Graham Gooch. 
Having left Kent to make 184 
to win in three hours (or a 
minimum of 47 overs) on a 
turning pitch, they bowled 
them out for 160 with 20 bails 
to spare. 

Nottinghamshire, the only 
side with a realistic chance of 
catching Essex before yes- 
terday, would probably not 
have been greatly impressed 
by Kent's performance. But 
Kent were under as much of 
an obligation to themselves to 
try and win the match as they 
were to Nottinghamshire to 
save it at any cose and it was 
an entertaining day's cricket 

Essex took their chance very 
well. Technically. Not- 
tinghamshire are now the only 
side that can catch them: but' 
for that to happen Not- 
tinghamshire would have to 
get maximum points from 
their last three games and 
Essex fewer than eight from 
their last two. 

John Childs was again the 
Essex match-winner, taking 
his tally of wickets for the 
season to 89 and since the start 
of August to S3. Finding 
another helpful pitch he kept 
his head and his length and his 
line. At 35. he is having the 
time of his life, thanks not 
least to Fred Tiimus. who 
took him in hand last winter, 
encouraging him to attack 
rather more than he used to 
do. to bowl a little faster and 
run a little further. 

For the first half of the day 
Kent were able to leave Essex 
to make the running, knowing 
that, as the championship 
leaders, they would not hesi- 
tate to risk defeat in the search 
for vfctory. Even so, it was two 
extravagant strokes, by Chris- 
topher Cowdrey and Diiley in 
the 95th and 98th overs of 
Kent's first innings, that gave 
Essex their fourth bonus point 
for bowling. 


Essex had extended their 
lead of 56 to one of 93 by 
lunch for the loss of Gooch 
and Prichard. Gooch losing 
his off stump to Ellison. Of the 
1 27 for three that Essex settled 
for in this innings. 
Stephenson's share was an 

ESSEX- First Innings 280 (DR Pirate 97. 
G A Gooch ?4.CS Cowdrey 4 for Z4.DL 
Underwood * tor 961- 

Second torangs 

•G A Goocft b BWoo 8 

j P Saphenaon not out 71 

pjPnenara&wODiiiey 3 

B R Hard# c Ditey 0 Aslett 36 

K W R Fletcher not out 5 

Extras Ob 2. nb 2) — 4 

Total (3 wkts dec) 127 

FALL OF WICKETS: 1-9. 2-14. 3-S8- 
BOWUNG: D*ev 6-1-21-1: EBison 6-0-24- 
1. Aslett 6-0-46-1: Underwood 8-2-30-0: C 
S Cowdrey 0.2-0-4-4. 

KENT: first tarings 

MR Benson c East b Foster 12 

NRTaytarcanobFosw — 27 

C J Tavare c Beicher O Acheld 17 

D G Aslett 0 Foster 24 

GRCowtteyc Prichard b CMOS — 16 

•CS Cowart* st East bChtlds GO 

R M Elkson st East b AcfieM — 4 

ts A Marsh c East b Childs 7 

G RCMey st East b AcfieM 30 

0 L Underwood not out 7 

T M Alderman b AcfieM 1 

Extras (b 9. ft 9. w 1) J9 

Total 224 

Score at 100 overs: 217 tor B. 

FALL OF WICKETS: 1-42. 2-49.3-73. 4- 
93. 5-125. 6-140. 7-157. 6-206. 3-214. 10- 
224. 

BOWLING Lever 6-0-21-0; Foster 24-10- 
59-3: CMOS 39-15-65-3; Pringle 9-5-11-0; 
AcfieM 252-5-50-4. 

Second Innings 

M R Benson b CMds 26 

NR Taylor c Fletcher b Lever 20 

C J Toward c Pochard b AcfieM 1 

DG Astett st East bChiMs 37 

G R Cowdrey c East b Chads 9 

*C S Cowdrey b CMdS 7 

RMEIksonlbwbCMds — — 1 

tS A Marsh st East b AcfieM 38 

G R Drley C Gooch b CMda 12 

□ L Underwood c AcfieM b ChHos 2 

T M Alderman not out 0 

Extras (bl.Jb 6. nb 1) __B 

Tort 160 

FALL OF WICKETS: 1-47, 2-48. 3-52, 4- 
72. 986. 6-92, 7- 117, 6-150, 9-160. ID- 
160. 

BOWLING’ Laver 90-12-1 : Foster 4-1-13- 
0: ChiUs 21 -958-7: AcfieM 21 -4-3-70-2. 
Umpires: K J Lyons and A G T Whitehead. 


undefeated 71. Yet another 
public school boy coming 
through, he was taught the 
ropes by Gordon Barker, who 
himself opened so engagingly 
for Essex and has brought on 
some excellent sides as the 
Felsted coach. 

Stephenson shoulders arms 
as the bowler runs in, which 
Barker himself would never 
have done, and I caught him 
spitting once; but he played 
with plenty of confidence. 


Gower steps down 


David Gower is to be re- 
placed as captain of Leicester- 
shire. The 29-year-old 
batsman, who was relieved of 
the England captaincy earlier 
in the summer, has held the 
position since 1984, the year 
he was given the ' England 
leadership. Gower will receive 
a benefit from the county next 
and Mike Turner, the 


the main reason for the 
decision. 

Turner said: “In view of his 
likely involvement in Test 
matches next summer and the 
added commitment of having a 
benefit, I believe David should 
be given a rest from the 
captaincy. It is a combination 
of things that has led to this 


action and 1 feel David has lost 
his enthusiasm for the day-to- 
day county scene.'" 

A Leicestershire committee 
meeting is expected to approve 
the decision next month and 
Gower's successor is likely to 
be Peter Willey, the dob's 
vice-captain. Gower is not at 
present playing for Leicester- 
shire as he has asked for time 


tour of Australia, which starts 
in October, to recover from 
mental and physical 
exhaustion. 

Gower said: “I have talked 
it through at length with Mike 
Turner. At various stages I 
was reluctant to let the cap- 
taincy go but we have reached 
a mutual agreement 


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especially after lunch when he 
made 61 in 50 minutes, pull- 
ing Aslen's leg-breaks for 
three fours and a six in four 
balls but doing some damage 
to the regular bowlers as wdL 
He is 21, quite tall and slim, 
and he makes a lot of runs. 
This was his fourth first-class 
fifty of the season. 

Cowdrey was more gen- 
erous than he needed to be in 
giving Aslett six overs. Essex 
could have declared anyway, 
and but for this Kent would 
have had fewer to win. As it 
was, 184 was always going to 
take a lot of getting on such a 
slow pitch with the ball turn- 
ing as it was, even at a run a 
minute. Taking time to play 
themselves in, Benson and 
Taylor added 47 in 18 overs, 
but as soon as Kent tried to 
push things along they started 
to lose wickets. 

In the second over after tea 
Taylor was brilliantly caught 
by Fletcher, low and left- 
handed at second slip off 
Lever. Within half an hour 
Tavare had been caught at leg 
slip off a turning leg-break; 
Benson had chopped on to 
Childs, trying to run him 
down to third man; and 
Graham Cowdrey bad been 
caught at the wicket off Chikls 
and his brother bowled, also 
by Childs, making room to 
something too straight and 
well up to him. That was 86 
for five with an hour to go. 

Essex kept up the mo- 
mentum when Ellison and 
Aslett both fell to Childs, 
Aslett having played 
admirably. East had a difficult 
time at the wicket yesterday, 
but when, at 1 17, he stumped 
Aslett the chances of a Kent 
victory had almost gone. But 
not quite. Diiley and Marsh 
added 33. there being no deep- 
set field to stop them. Then 
Marsh, who was full of go, 
made 10 more with Under- 
wood. In the end, though, 
chasing runs was just too 
hazardous a business. 

More cricket and county table, 
page 33 

Botham’s 

all-clear 

The final obstacle standing 
between Ian Botham and 
England's tour of Australia 
this winter was removed yes- 
terday. A statement issued by 
the Test and County Cricket 
Board said that The Sun 
news papa* had announced ft 


against yesterday's High 
Court judgement in Savour of 
the Board's writing ban. 

The TCCB have asked 35 
candidates for the tow to agree 
to certain conditions. 

The publishers of TheStuc, for 
whom Botham is contracted to 
write, unsuccessfully sought 
an injunction 


MOTOR CYCLING 


Watford yesterday com- 
pleted the signing of - the 
Evenoir midfield player, 
Kevin Richardson, for a fee of 
£250.000. Richardson, aged 
23, signed a contract and 
joined his new colleagues in 
training after being given the 
all-dear following a medical 
examination and X-rays. 

' Richardson, who had been 
at Goodison Park for seven 
years, had refused to sign a 
new contract because he 
wanted regular first team foot- 
ball. The Watford manager, 
Graham Taylor, said: “No- 
one can guarantee first team 
football forever, but he will 
start in the first team against 
Wimbledon on Saturday." 

• Aston villa, presently bot- 
tom of the first division, hope 
to have Garry Thompson, 
their £450,000 forward, back 
for the home game against 
Luton Town tonight Thomp- 
son. who missed the 1-0 defeat 
at Queen's Park Rangers on 
Saturday with a hamstring 
strain, will have a fitness test 
today. 

Andy Gray, who has not 
played this season following 
two knee operations during 
the summer, could also come 
in.* Neafe Cboper, Villa’s 
£350,000 signing from Aber- 
deen, who has been out with a 
groin strain, plays in a reserve 
game at Sunderland. 

• Alan Hansen, the Liverpool 
captain, has recovered from 
the calf strain he sustained in 
Saturday's 2-1 win over Arse- 
nal which means the League 
champions are likely to be 
unchanged for tonight's match 
at Leicester City. Mike 
Hooper continues in goal in 
place of the injured Bruce 
Grobbelaar. ■ 

• Plymouth Argyle have re- 
arranged their second division 
home match with Ipswich 
Town for Tuesday, October 
21. The game was scheduled 
for September 9 but Ipswich 
requested a postponement be- 
cause two of their players, 
Mark Brennan and Jason 
DozzelL are in the England 
squad for the under-21 inter- 
national against Sweden on 
the same day. 

More football, page 34 

Finns miss 
experience 

Helsinki (Reuter) — Hannu 
Turunen, the experienced 
midfield player, is missing 
from Finland's squad for the 
1988 European championship 
qualifying match against 
Wales here on September 10. 

He is on crutches after 
suffering a leg injury but 
Martti Kuusela, the chief coa- 
ch, is keeping open a place for 
him in the hope that he will be 
fit for the group six tie. . 

Kuusela sticks by the play- 
era who earned Finland a 1-0 
win over East Germany in an 
international match last week. 

SQUAD: Kart LaiAfcanen. OtS 
Huttunen, Jart Eurqpeus, Art Hjefen, 
Jukka Ikalainen, Mika Upponen, 
Jyrtd NJeminen, Esa Pekonen, 
EntKa Petaje, Jail Rantanen, Pasi 
Tauriainaa Markus Toemwsil. Kart 
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CYCLING 

Capper to pay Tour fee 

Tony Capper, owner of pie will be very surprised by 
Britain's top racing team, how well a British team can 
should know in three weeks perform on the Tour. The 
whether his riders will be teams in this year’s race are 
allowed to compete in the not light years ahead of us and 
Tour de France next year, the odds of my team compel- 
Capper's Associated National ing are very good." 

Carriers company sponsored The British team would 
Britain's winning team in the -need to increase the size of its 


Milk Race. 

Now Capper, together with 
co-sponsors Halfords and 
Peugeot cvcles. is ready to pay 
the $30,000 (£20.000) entry 
fee required by the Tour 
organizers. ANC-Halfords- 
Peugeot would be the first 
British professional team to 
take pan in the' race and 
Capper predicted; "Many pto- 


presem squad to compete m 
the lour. But Capper will not 
set up one large group of 
professional riders. 

Instead Capper has been 
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Australian punchline: Turnbull dendies her fist as sheknocks out the champion 


Mandlikova’s early exit as 
she falls to Turnbull 

From Rex Bellamy, Tennis Correspondent, New York 



Hana Mandlikova, who de- 
feated Chris Lloyd and 
Martina Navratilova in 
consecutive matches to win 
the title last year, was beaten 
64, 1-6, 6-3 by Wendy 
Turnbull in the fourth round 
of the United States 
championships on Monday 
nighL Miss Mandlikova has 
not been stopped at such an 
early stage of the tournament 
since 1979 and it is 13 years 
since the women's champion 
has been dismissed so soon. 

A twisted ankle interfered 
with Miss Mandlikova's 
preparation for the champion- 
ships and in this match her 
confidence was sapped by the 
quality of Miss Turnbull's 
tennis, by the unusual experi- 
ence of playing under flood- 
lights and by a few line 
decisions that were not to her 
lilting. 

Miss Turnbull, uged 33, is 
less than three months youn- 
ger than Jimmy Connors but, 
in the comparitively milder 
dimale of women's tennis, has 
not declined as far. She 
reached ibe US final in 1977 
and the French final in 1979, 
losing to Mrs Lloyd on each 
occasion. Miss Turnbull also 
advanced to the US semi- 
finals in 1978 and 1984. In 
recent years she has- had some 
injuries, has put on a few 
pounds, and has been more 
prominent in doubles than 
singles. She has not won a 
singles tournament since 
1983. 


Miller on 
his way 

Geoff Miller, aged 33. a 
former England all-rounder, is 
being released by Derbyshire 
at his own request with a year 
of his three-year contract still 
to run. Derbyshire's chief 
executive. Roger Pearman, 
said: “He has asked for his 
release and with regret we 
have agreed to his wishes.” 

Pearman would not expand 
on Miller's reasons for leaving 
the county for which he made 
his debut in 1973. and the 
player yesterday refused to 
comment It is not known 
whether Miller intends to seek 
another county, but Pearman 
added: “We would not stand 
in his way." Miller played 34 
Tests and 25 limited-over 
internationals for England, 
and had a benefit in 1985 
which raised £36.000. 

Canoe first 

Princess Anne will open a 
£22 million artificial canoe 
slalom course at Holme 
Pierrepoint national water 
sports centre. Nottingham, on 
September 13. The 700-metre 
course, which is financed by 
the Sports Council, Not- 
tinghamshire County Council . 
and the British Canoe Union, 
is the first purpose-built, inter- 
national standard canoe sla- 
lom and white water fertility in 
Britain. 

Early start 

Brett Clark. St Helens's new 
half back, who arrived in 
England yesterday from Syd- 
ney. is expected' to play in 
tonight’s Rugby League 
Stones Biuer championship 
match at Salford. ■ 


Commonly known as 
“Rabbit" because she is so 
quick on ber feet. Miss 
Turnbull excels in the 
forecourt She is also a smart 
tactician who knows how to 
confuse her opponents. On 
this occasion she played her 
best match of the year. There 
was not much she could do 
about the second set in which 
Miss Mandlikova served well 
and made everything happen 
too fast for the little Austra- 
lian. But in the third set Miss 
'Turnbull was both sharper 
and sounder than her doubles 
partner. 

The seedings were less 
remarkably confounded when 
Manuela Maleeva recovered 
from match point down to 

Results, page 33 

beat Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 6- 
2, 2-6. 7-6. The German’s 
form has hit something of a 
plateau this year but she 
played well to lead. 5-2 in the 
third set. At 5-4 Miss Kohde- 
Kilsch had her match point 
but served a double-faulL Like 
other unusually tall young 
women on the circuit she 
often seems to lack self- 
assurance. The psychological 
implications are obvious. 

The line-up for the last eight 
was Miss Navratilova v Pam 
Sbriver, Steffi Graf, v Bonnie 
Gadusek, Helena Sukova v 
Miss Turnbull and Miss 
Maleeva v Mrs Lloyd. The 
first four men to reach the 


SPORT IN BRIEF 


same stage were Ivan Lendl, 
who had won all his four 
matches in straight sets (he 
likes to huny back to his dogs 
at Greenwich, in Connecti- 
cut), Henri Leconte, Stefan 
Ed berg, and Tim Wilkison. 

Lendl's next opponent will 
be Leconte, who struck his 
best form (the most exciting 
spectacle in tennis) in beating 
Aaron Krickstein 6-3, 7-5, 6-4. 
Wilkison. from NoVth Caro- 
lina, is an energetic left-hander 
with an uncommon capacity 
for work. The rankings sug- 
gested • that of the seven 
Americans with European 
opponents a round of 16 only 
Wilkison would win. 
Concentrating on getting to 
the net, playing on Andrei 
Chesnokov’s forehand, and 
luring the Russian off the base 
line, Wilkison conceded only 
five games. * 

In the doubles. Mark! 
Edmondson and Sherwood 
Stewart combined age 72, 
beat the champions of Austra- 
lia.- Paul Annacone and 
Christo van Rensburg. Con- 
nors had gone down tamely, 
suffering from too many birth- 
days. But the older generation. 
Miss Turnbull, Edmondson 
and Stewan, were quick to 
launch a counter-attack. 


Signing 


Leeds have secured the 
services of the Cronuila cen- 
tre, Andrew Ertingshausen. 
one of the most promising 
young threequarters in 
Australia. 


Irish loss 





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King’s crown 

Springfield. Illinois (Reuter) 
— Betsy King scored a nine- 
under-par 63 m the final 
round of the Rail Charity 
Classic to force a three-way 
sudden death play-off. which 
she won at the fourth extra 
hole from Alice Ritzman and 
Cathy Kratzert. 

Double win 

A newcomer, Keith Aiton. 
aged 27. made an excellent 
start in the Bombay Gin 
President’s Cup croquet tour- 
nament at Hurlingham by 
defeating David Foulser, of 
Cheltenham, with an immacu- 
late triple peel and the holder. 
Nigel AspinaiL in an exciting 
and riosely-fought match. 
Steve Mulliner, who has won 
this toumamenr twice, also 
won his first two games. 

RESULTS: Fbst round: K Aiton bt D 
Fouber. +23 TP: N AspinaB til J 
McCullough. +25 TP: J Walters bt J 
Guest, +17; S Mufimer bt P 
Cortfngley. +17. Second rountfc 
Mufltnerbl Walters. +16: Cortfngtoy 
bt Guest. +6: Aiton bt Aspinatt, +5; 
McCullough bt Foulser. +23. 


Ollie Campbell who played 
22 internationals and scored a 
record 217 points for Ireland, 
has retired from repre- 
sentative rugby. He made his 
last international appearance 
in 1984 and has subsequently 
been troubled by illness and 
injury. Although now recov- 
ered, he has informed the Irish 
and Leinster selectors that he 
is not available for the coming 
season. 

Graham clear 

Herol Graham, the Euro- 
pean middleweight boxing 
champion, was yesterdav 
given the all-clear by doctors 
after a brain scan at the Royal 
Hatlamshire hospital, Shef- 
field. He admitted himself on 
Friday after complaining of 
headaches, but after a succes- 
sion of tests he was pro- 
nounced 100 per cent fit, his 
manager. B J Eastwood, said 
yesterday. Graham is due to 
face Tony Harrison, of the 
United States, in a 10-round 
contest at the Royal Albert 
HalL on September 17. 
Eastwood is to meet Graham 
tomorrow to decide whether 
the contest should go ahead. 

Into Europe 

Team Polycell Kingston, 
the Prudential National Cup 
holders, have been drawn 
against Racing Club Maes 
Pils. of Belgium, in the first 
round of basketball’s Euro- 
pean Cup Winners' Cup. 
Portsmouth FC will meet 
Sibenka. of Yugoslavia, in the 
first round of the European 
Korac Cup, and in the 
women's European Cham- 
pions Cup. Simod Crystal 
palace will meet DBB Vienna. 


Caution 
fora 

man’s 

game 

By David Hands 
Rugby Correspondent 

It was a melancholy co- 
incidence which saw a new 
rugby season open with the 
news of a player being jailed 
for violence on the field. At a 
time when all four home 
unions are more than ever 
conscious of the game's image 
the sentence passed on David 
Bishop, the Ptontypool and 
Wales scrum half - subject 
though it is to appeal — could 
hardly have been timed worse. 

The Welsh Rugby Union 
meet tomorrow to consider the 
case which was brought pri- 
vately against Bishop by Chris 
Jarman, the Newbridge lock, 
who was the subject of 
Bishop's unwanted attentions 
dnringadnbganrelastyear.lt 
can hardly be denied that 
Bishop has brought the game 
into disrepute and, in view of 
the hard line laid down on 
indiscipline by the Welsh 
Rngby Union last season, a 
severe Boot permanent expo), 
skm from tire game may be 
debated. 

But even allowing for 
Pontypool's less than genteel 
approach to the game, die 
problem of violence is one with 
which all four home unions 
have to deaL Last month a 
Midlands dub player was 
banished from the game and, I 
understand, the case of a 
player who assaulted a referee 
was sent to the Procurator- 
fiscal in Scotland before being 
referred back to the Scottish 
Rugby Union. 

There will be a traditional 
school of thought which says 
that rngby is a “man's game" 
and should be left alone to deal 
with its own sinners; that if tire 
spotlight foil this time on 
Bishop, others as guilty and 
more guilty than be have got 
away with it in the past. That 
is baloney. If a player cannot 
control himself in a game 
where physical violence is so 
easy to perpetrate he should 
not be allowed to play it 

Valley of 
the Mauls 

Alan Jones, the Australian 
coach, whose second string 
crushed Thames Valley 31-7 
in Australia's penultimate 
Rugby Union match in New 
Zealand in a game marred by 
fighting, complained about 
the home side’s over- 
aggressiveness. They were 
understood to be angered by 
the Australians walking out of 
the small town's bolds be- 
cause they were considered 
inadequate. 

Those who played the game 
30 or more years ago wifi tell 
yon ft was a far rougher sport 
but that incidents of fool play 
tended to go unreported and 
.lacked the critical eye of 
television. A former colleague 
of mine used to complain that 
when football supporters 
broke up a train it was 
hooliganism but If rngby 
supporters did the same to a 
hotel ft was high spirits. 

Rugby in the 1980s does not 
permit such excesses. I believe 
there are other cases of assault 
on a rugby field going through 
the appropriate judicial proce- 
dures. The general public are 
so much more aware of their 
rights in law these days that if 
rugby players do not under- 
stand now that they remain 
culpable before civil authority 
they never win. 

The governing bodies of the 
game must ensure that they do 
not reimqnish control of disci- 
pline to the law courts. It has 
been said often enough in 
these columns that these cases 
of violence would not arise in 
such number if players who 
were known thugs — however 
charming ami sociable many if 
them undoubtedly are away 
from the field of play'— were 
not picked. The answer lies in 
the hands of national, regional 
and club selectors. 

In other areas where the 
game has run op against 
contemporary social problems 
ft has acquitted itself welL 
Drag-testing, for instance, 
which was virtually unthink- 
able 10 years ago. has been 
carried out on senior inter- 
national squad members in 
England and Scotland. 

The numbers involved are 
not large and, as far as 1 am 
aware, no positive results have 
been obtained. In the case of 
the Scottish schoolboys par- 
ents will be kept informed at 
all stages but it is an area in 
which the sports councils of 
the various countries have 
been pressing ‘governing bod- 
ies hard for action, and rngby 
has accepted the 
responsibility. 

But it is wokh bearing in 
mind that we are moving into 
the age of the rngby player as 
an athlete; that many national 
sqnads are being introduced to 
athletic techniques hi their 
preparation for the game. If 
rugby can adopt some of the 
virtues of athletics ft may also 
adopt some of its vices and the 
problem of drug abuse is one 
that the athletics authorities 
world-wide are desperately 
trying to eradicate. Rugby 
cannot say fa has not been 
warned. 

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