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No 62,570. 


Reagan ready 
to ratify test 
ban treaties 



• President Reagan set the mood for 

? > ? trolls to'his address 
to the UN General Assembly 

• He said the US was ready to take 
steps to ratify two important 1974 
treaties umitmg nuclear tests 

President Reagan an- 
nounced yesterday that the US 
is prepared immediately to 
take major steps on a range of 
important arms control issues. 

He told the United Nations 
General Assembly that the US 

• Now move towards ratify- 
ing two important 1974 Trea- 
ties banning underground 
nuclear testing. 

• Offer a treaty to Moscow 
banning any deployment of 
strategic defence weapons for 
7% years. 

• Be ready for an immediate 
interim agreement on me- 
dium-range weapons in 

Mr Reagan said there had 
been real movement in the 
whole field of arms control 
recently. This gave him hope. 
Apart from the pall cast over 
eveiything by the Daniloff 
affair, he suggested that the 
US and the Soviet Union 
could now make real progress 
in achieving big cuts in 
nuclear weapons. 

On the question of the US 
joining in a nuclear test ban 
treaty, he told the General 
Assembly that the US had 
proposed new ideas on 
verification, which it regards 
as essential before ratifying 

• He also revealed details of his offer to 
Mr Gorbachov on the delayed deploy- 
ment of the Star Wars programme 

• The Stockholm Security Conference 
talks finally adopted a package of East- 
West arms control measures 

From Michael Binyon, New York 

Explosions and the The President also spelt out 
Threshold Test Ban Treaty. details of his recent offer in a 

On their ratification, to- letter to Mr Gorbachov to 
gather with a programme ul- * delay deployment of his 
ornately to eliminate all Strategic Defence Initiative 

nuclear weapons, the US was 
prepared to discuss ways to 
implement a step-by-step par- 
allel programme of limiting 
and finally ending nuclear 

His remarks to the packed 
41st session of the General 
Assembly were a clear re- 

King addresses UN 6 
Moscow detente test 12 

sponse to repeated calls from 
Mr Mikhail Gorbachov, the 
Soviet leader, for Washington 
to join Moscow is a nuclear 
test moratorium. US officials 
have admitted that the Ameri- 
can refusal to do so has been 
damaging to the US image in 
public opinion. 

The President insisted that 
the US remained committed 
to a "total ban" on testing in 
the long term. But he gave a 
warning, increasingly voiced 
by officials here recently, that 
the world must still rely on 
nuclear weapons to deter war. 
The safety and reliability of 
the US deterrent were them- 

the Treaty on Peaceful Nuc- .selves critical to peace. 

for 7 l h years. 

He said the US, while 
committed to SDL, recognized 
that both the offensive and 
defensive sides of the strategic 
equation had to be addressed. 
He therefore offered to sign an 
agreement now with Moscow 
on the testing and deployment 
of strategic defence. 

Under its terms, both sides 
would limit themselves until 
1991 to testing and develop- 
ment to see if the system was 
feasible. After that a new 
treaty, signed now, would 
provide that if either side 
wanted to deploy the system, 
it had two years to negotiate a 
plan for sharing SDrs bene- 
fits. If the two sides could not 
agree, either would be free to 
deploy SDI after a further six 
months' notice. 

Mr Reagan, who said be had 
just received a reply from Mr 
Gorbachov which he was 
studying very seriously, said 
recent movement in arms 
control issues gave him hope. 
The Russians’ proposals in the 
summer represented “a -seri- 
ous effort”. 




The ghos 


How Militant 
spurned Neil 
Kin nock and 
stepped up the 
campaign to oust 
Labour MP Robert 
Kilroy-Silk, who 
tells of attempts at 
vote-fixing and 

Page 10 


Threats of 

‘They wouid have 
had the Liverpool 
heavy mob at the 
gates’: how Militant 
terrified a factory 
and staff 

• There is £8,000t° 
be won today in The 
Times Portfolio Gold 
competition, double the 
usual amount as 
there was no winner 

• Portfolio list, page 
21; rules and how to 
play, information 
service, page 1®- 

Chess delay 

Gary Kasparov, the world 
chess champion, took a ttme- 
out yesterday in h.s jvorid 

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Chess 2 

Court 14 

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Champagne toast 
for arms accord 

Stockholm {Reuter) — The 
Stockholm disarmament talks 
do&d yesterday, after^ nearly 

mal adoption of Europe’s first 
conventional arms control 
agreement since the Second 
Wortd War. 

It took only 40 minutes at 
the 178th and last plenary 
session of the 35-nation talks 
to adopt - three days later 
than expected — the package 
of measures which all sides 
said would make Europe a 
safer place in which to live. 

During the solemn cere- 
mony the clocks remained at 
minutes before 11 o’clock, the 
lime they were stopped last 
Friday night when it became 
clear the conference would 
overrun its deadline. 

Adoption of the agreement 
was immediately welcomed 
by the West German Foreign 
Minister, Here Hans-Dietrich 
Genscher, who said it was an 
encouraging step towards a 
second US-Soviet summit. 

He said the accord showed 
substantial arms control ag- 
reements between East and 
West could be achieved. 

The Soviet delegation head, 
Mr Oleg Grinievsky. said the 
agreement showed detente 
had plenty of reserves, and 
that “common sense and 
goodwill had deep roots". 

His United States counter- 

part, Mr Robert 'Barry, said 
success in Stockholm should 
provide positive impulses for 
other arms control and secur- 
ity negotiations. 

The formal proceedings 
were followed by a champagne 

Final document 6 

Leading article 13 

reception where delegates 
toasted the new accord. 

Mr Sten Andersson, the 
Swedish Foreign Minister, 
said the conference had 
achieved concrete results, and 
was therefore a signal of hope. 

One of the major issues of 
the new agreement commits 
the 35 signatory states ' to 
giving 42-day advance warn- 
ing of military exercises 
involving more than 13,000 
troops or 300 tanks. 

A system of observing for- 
eign troop exercises and ins- 
pecting suspected contraven- 
tions of the accord has also 
been de-vised. 

Id addition, countries must 
start swapping annual calen- 
dars of wargames and must 
give extra wanting of larger 

The measures represent a 
large improvement on the pre- 
vious agreement governing 
European troop exorcises 
contained in the 1975. Final 
Act of the Helsinki European 
Security Conference. 


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Alliance defence policy 

Steel’s way cleared 
on nuclear issue 

By Robin Oakley and Philip Webster 

Mr David Steel was heading cent of the British electorate 
last night fora victory over the backing the Government's 
>r his party 

anti-nuclear wing of 
after a conciliatory speech by 
Dr David Owen at the Liberal 
assembly in Eastbourne. 

The party now. has freedom 
of manoeuvre to negotiate an 
agreed Alliance defence pol- 

By. concentrating on the 
Alliance's commitment to 
disarmament as well to 
“sound defence", stressing 
that they were inter-linked. Dr 
Owen made it easier for Mr 
Steel, in today's defence de- 
bate, to secure agreement on a 
policy which does not rule out 
the retention of a British 
deterren| after Polaris. 

Last.mghs Mr Steel issued a 
strong defence of the Euro- 
pean defence strategy which 
he is pursuing with Dr Owen. 
In a speech to parliamentary 
candidates he emphasized 
that polls showed only 13 per 

backing the 
Trident programme. 

“Ours could be the most 
effective value-for -money de- 
fence policy on offer to the 
electorate", he said. 

Like Dr Owen, he empha- 
sized the possibilities for 
disarmament but he urged the 
parly to leave their leaders free 

Assembly reports 4 

Geoffrey Smith 4 

Gap in defences 12 

Leading article 13 

Frank Johnson 16 

The world's youngest heart-long transplant patient, a 10-week-old boy, given a chanfy of life 
by Professor Magdi Yacoob at Harefield Hospital, west London 

Baby has 

By Thomson Prentice 

A 1 0- week-old baby boy was 
recovering in hospital yes- 
terday after becoming the 
world's youngest heart-lung 
transplant patient. 

The baby, from north-west 
London, was “satisfactory" in 
an intensive care unit at 
Harefield Hospital west Lon- 
don after the 616-hour opera- 
tion which was made possible 
after donor organs from a five- 
day-old baby m Belgium were 
made available at the wee- 

The operation was carried 
out by Professor Magdi 
Yacoub, tite ’leading trans- 
plant suTgeon at the hospital, 
soon;after midnight; last Fri- 
day night ft ended at about 
730 on Saturday morning. 

Details were, only announced 

The baby boy, who has not 
been named at his parents’ 
request was born with a single 
ventricle in bis heart, trans- 
posed arteries and a missing 
mitral valve. 

His condition was di- 
agnosed soon after birth and 
he was in hospital for three 
weeks before the operation. A 
transplant was the only hope 
for his survival. 

Such operations for babies 
have been rare, largely be- 
cause of the odds against a 
suitable donor organ becom- 
ing available. “In addition 
potential donor parents are 
often too distressed to give 
their consent." a spokesman 
for the North West Thames 
Health Authority, which cov- 
ers Harefield, said yesterday. 

Two years ago Professor 
Yacoub carried out a heart 
transplant on a 10-day-old 
baby girl Hollie Roffey, who 
survived for 18 days. 

Since then 68 patients at 
Harefield have undergone 
heart and lung transplants and 
45 of them are still alive. 

The previous youngest pa- 
tient was a three-year-old girl, 

Kirsty Vowfes, who had her 
operation last February. 

Yesterday the .baby boy was 
breathing with the help of an 
artificial ventilator. 

Pound falls 
to lowest 
since April 

Sterling fell by nearly two 
cents against a strongly rising 
dollar yesterday. It dropped to 
SI. 4570, its lowest since eariy 

April. . . 

The dollar recovered alter 
the meeting of the EEC fi- 
nance ministers, which was 
unwilling to see the dollar fill 

fiiilher. . j „ - - 
The dollar gained 3.5 pfen- 
nigs to DM2.0310, and rose 
against the yen. The pound 
gained two pfennigs, to below 
DM2.96. . , „ 

Share prices shrugged ofl 
,he pound'sfellDmlthcFr-M 
index rose by i 3-7 to 

Dollar rallies, page 17 

Plea to solicitor after 
two gunshot deaths 

Police were last n: 
searching for a solicitor 
the French woman with whom 
he was living and her daugh- 
ter, aged three, were found 
dead from gunshot wounds in 
the bedroom of his eighteenth 
century country home near 

Her son. aged five, was last 
night critically ill in hospital 
with severe head wounds. 

Police named the solicitor 
as Mr Ian Wood, aged 37, a 
former secretary of the Shefc 
field Law Society and current 
clerk to the local tax 

By Ian Smith 

Detectives were called- to 
Ughill Hall a rambling 18- 
bedroom mansion in the 
farming village of Dungworth, 
about 12 miles from Sheffield, 
by a neighbour early yes- 
today. In an upstairs bath- 
room they found the body of 
Mrs Danielle Ledez, aged 38. 
and in an adjoining playroom 
lay the body of her daughter 
Stephanie. Next to her was her 
brother Christopher. 

Det Chief Supt Robin Her- 
ald, head of South Yorkshire 
CID, appealed, for Mr Wood, 

who may be armed, to get in 

touch. _ J.break with the comprehensive 

to manoeuvre, saying that the 
whole situation could change 
as a result of the next Reagan- 
Gorbachov summit 
Dr Owen, who chose to 
tackle the defence issue head- 
on despite his unpopularity 
with the Liberals for nearty 
splitting the Alliance over the 
report of its joint commission 
on defence in the summer, was 
not given the standing ovation 
which the SDP accorded last 
week to Mr Steel 
But there was sustained 
applause for his carefully cal- 
culated speech, which clearly 
pleased the Liberal leadership 
and even won acclaim from 
Liberal MPs who are luke- 
warm about the Alliance's 
present defence posture. 

Mr Paddy Ashdown. Lib- 
eral MP for Yeovil described 
Dr Owen's speech as “useful 
helpfuL realistic and straight 
one that leaves room for the 
liberal viewpoint”. 

Even before Dr Owen's 
intervention, the way was 
Continued on page 4, col 1 

poised to 

From Robert Fisk 

Israel appeared poised to 
stage a mass attack on its 
Lebanese guerrilla enemies 
last night as several thousand 
Israeli troops were deployed 
just inside her frontier and 
also within Israel's occupation 
zone in southern Lebanon. 

Eyewitnesses in the south of 
Lebanon and in northern Is- 
rael said they saw armoured 
personnel carriers been car- 
ried northwards on large mili- 
tary truck transporters. 

Other reports spoke of ar- 
mour and heavy artillery be- 
ing gathered along the Israeli 
frontier and south of Bint 
Jbeil inside the occupation 
zone and just south of the 
United Nations force’s area of 

The deployment, on the eve 
of a United Nations debate on 
Lebanon, was said to be the 
largest massing of Israeli 
troops since the bulk of the 
Israeli army was withdrawn 
from Lebanon last summer. 

A full-scale military con- 
frontation between the guerril- 
las in southern Lebanon and 
the Israeli army therefore 
seemed inevitable last night 
after further threats by both 
the Israelis and the pro- 
Iranian Hezbollah movement 
to bunch new attacks against 
each other. 

UN troops in southern 
Lebanon, where French sol- 
diers were still redeploying 
yesterday after the series of 
attacks upon them by Shia 
Muslim gunmen, were faced 
with the prospect of Israeli 
forces moving through their 
zone in. order to reach the 
guerrilla area to the north. 

It was possible, however, 
that the Israelis were intend- 
ing to send their troops 
through a gap in the United 
Nations line into a mountain 
corridor, leading to the Chris- 
tian town of Jezzine which is 
controlled by the pro-Israeli 
‘South Lebanon Army’ (SLA) 
militia and which overlooks 
the city ofSidon. 

Reports from southern 
Lebanon last night spoke of 
several, thousand Israeli tro- 
ops deploying with armour 
and heavy artillery behind 
their frontier in apparent 
preparation for an advance 
into the Israeli-occupied bor- 
der strip to attack the guerril- 
las further north. 

There was no confirmation 
of this from the Israelis al- 
though there has been in- 
creased Israeli air activity over 

Continued on page 8, col 4 

by Hurd 
on drugs 

By Richard Evans 
and Michael Horsnell 

Mr Douglas Hurd, the 
Home Secretary, last night re- 
emphasized in a major speech 
the Government's concern at 
the growth or the illegal drug 

At the same time, another 
Home Office minister and one 
of Scotland Yard's most se- 
nior officers gave dire and 
specific warnings of the new 
threats the drugs trade in 
Britain is beginning to pose. 

Mr Hurd told Tories in 
Newcastle upon Tyne that the 
hard drugs industry was “the 
modern equivalent of the 
slave trade” and revealed 
startling new- figures about 

Addiction unit 

British heroin seizures: up 
threefold since N82 and 10 
limes since the late seventies. 

Earlier, his junior minister. 
Mr Day hi Mellor. who heads 
the Government's anti-drags 
campaign and has just re- 
lumed from a tour of South 
American cocaine-producing 
countries, made the gloomy 
prediction that cocaine smug- 
gling into Bn lain will increase 
“dramatically” in the next tew 

The Metropolitan Police's 
Assistant Commissioner. Mr 
John Dcllow. announced that 
British organized crime syn- 
dicates were now estimated to 
be making more than 
£500 million a year from drug 

Mr Hurd said the Govern- 
ment was wholly committed 
to doing everything possible to 
fight the drugs trade but that it 
would lake years 10 reverse the 

He fiercely denied recent 
criticism that police had inad- 
equate resources to pursue 
drug traffickers and an- 
nounced that special drug 
units, already established in 
five regional crime squads, 
would become operational in 
five more squads by the end of 
the month. 

He said that the anti-drugs 
crusade launched last week by 
President and Mrs Reagan 
showed once more how “this 
evil spans the globe”. 

“We are faced with the 
modem equivalent of the 
slave trade. Throughout the 
world, from the richest states 
to the poorest, people fall 
victim, their bodies wrecked 
and enslaved to heroin or 
cocaine. Alongside the drugs 
trade grows corruption : its 
Continued on page 16. col I 

Fleming expulsion 

Miami (Reuter) — An im- 
migration judge yesterday or- 
dered ihe expulsion from the 
United States of John Flem- 
ing. who is wanted for ques- 
tioning about Britain's biggesi 
robbery, a £26 million gold 
theft near Heathrow Airport. 

Immigration officials said 
the order would not be carried 
out forat least 24 hours to give 
•the Briton's lawyers time to 
file an appeal with a high- 
ranking panel of the US Im- 
migration and Naturalisation 

Education to top 
Tories’ agenda 

By Richard Evans and Nicholas Wood 

Deep-seated anxiety among 
Conservative Party, members 
about the slate of Britain’s 
schools is reflected in a record 
number of motions on educa- 
tion in the agenda for next 
month's party conference, 

P The total of 1 52 resolutions 
on the politically sensitive 
issue submitted by constit- 
uencies for debate is 50 per 
cent .more than for topics such 
as the economy and law and 

Criticism of : the way the 
Government presents its case 
and policies to the public 
again rears its head with 90 
resolutions, and amounts to a 
challenge 10 Mr Norman 
TebbtL party chairman, to 
show that the recent min- 
isterial changes can pay 

Nearly ?0 of the education 
motions make specific, ref- 
erence to. the need for a radical 

system by calling for such 
measures as tax relief on fees, 
vouchers or the return of 
direct gram schools (“Crown 
schools”) or the 1 1-plus. 

Mr Kenneth Biker, Sec- 
retary of State for Education 
and Science, will respond for 
the Government. As reported 
in The Times last week, he is 
expected to announce plans 
for about 20 government- 
funded secondary schools 
specializing in technical sub- 
jects for inner city . areas. 

The change in the concerns 
and priorities of the Tory rank 
and file is reflected by the fact 
there are only six motions .on 
trades unions, the smallest 
number for yea a, while grow- 
ing anger over the “left-wing 
bias" of the media attracted 1 1 

. One of those, sumbitted by 
south east Cambridgeshire 
constituency deplores. . the 
anti-Gpvemment bias of BBC 
radio and television. 

Russia offers to take British pilot on space trip 

By Keith Hindley 

A British military pilot may 
well, after all orbit the earth 
by 1990 but he will Im off from 
the Soviet Union, not the 
United Stales. 

An invitation to launch a 
Briton as a “guest cosmonaut 
is likely to emerge nom an 
official visit to Moscow next 
week by Mr Roy Gibson, the 
head of Britain s fledSjgB 
space agency. The initial offer 
is most likely, to involve a 
week-long visit to the Mir 
orbiting space .station 

Mr Gibson is visiting Mo^ 
cow at the invitation of the 


Soviet Institute of Space Sci- 
ence to discuss possible areas 
of scientific collaboration. 
“While we are there we would 
certainly welcome an offer to 
orbit a Briton but we do not 
simply want a ride round the 
block," he said. 

Most of the “guest 
cosmonaut" flights in the past 
have simply been propaganda 
excercises with the foreign 
national going along for the 
ride and performing nine 
useful scientific work- 

“If the Russians offer a 
flight of several weeks with a 
serious scientific programme 

for our man to carry out, that 
would be a different kettle of 
fish," he said. 

Britain's group of four as- 
tronauts, Nigel Wood .(RAF), 
Peter Longhurst (Royal, 
Navy), Richard Farrimdnd’ 
(Army) and Christopher 
Holmes (Ministry of Defence) 
were grounded and disbanded 
in June when the possibility of 
launching British Skynet sat- 
ellites with the US space 
shuttle vanished in the wake 
of the Challenger disaster. 

The group had already be- 
gun training as Nasa payload 
specialists. •• • 

The Russians will not object 
to pilots originally selected for 
a US shuttle flight and so three 
of Britain's original. four win 
be first in line for the British 
eight-Mr Holmes will not 
qualify because he is a 

France is the only country 
to have its citizens launched 
into orbit by both the Soviet 
Union and the United States. 

Britain would almost cer- 
tainly accept a Soviet invita- 
tion for the experience it 
would give to one of its space 
hopefuls- The Russians will 

expect the British National 
Space Centre to provide about 
eight candidates for initial 
training and will accept only 
military pilots. 

All will have to rope with a 
crash Russian language course 
and training for up to two 
years with Soviet cosmonauts.- 

The workload in Star City is 
far more vigorous than Nasa 
training for mission special- 
ists. The successful candidate 
would be chosen for fluency in 
Russian, fitness and 
comparability with the two- 
man Russian crew. 



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start of service will 
worsen court delays 

By Frances Gibb 
Legal Affairs Correspondent 

The new crown prosecution 
service may lead to yet more 
delays in the heavily over- 
burdened criminal justice sys- 
tem when it takes over in 
every court in England and 
Wales next week, the Director 
of Public Prosecutions said 

The new service inherits a 
criminal justice system al- 
ready struggling to cope with a 
crisis of congestion and de- 
lays, Sir Thomas 
Hetherington said 

With only 10 days before 

into service 

the new service is fully opera- 
«r 1 he admit- 

lional on October 
ted it was still critically short 
of lawyers in some areas and 
that there would need to be 
heavy use of freelance lawyers, 
mostly newly qualified bar- 
risters who are keen to do* the 

In London, where only half 
the number of the lawyers 
needed to take over the job of 
prosecuting from the police 
have been recruited, crown 
prosecutors will have to be 
drafted in from the “better 
off" parts of the service in the 
provinces, he said. 

But the main problem was 
that the service comes “into a 
system where there are already 
too many delays; where papers 
do go astray and witnesses fail 
to turn up and police papers 
are not always sent to the the 
right place at the right rime to 
the right people." 

Sir Thomas also answered 
critics of the new service, 
certain magistrates and 
justices' clerks who have at- 
tacked it for muddles and 
delays- - - 

Most of those problems 
existed under the old system, 
he said. “All was not lovely in 
the garden before the crown 
prosecution service came 

“We will not have the de- 
luxe service we are aiming for 
on October 1. But when the 
wrinkles are ironed out, the 

A crown prosecutor working 
for the new service has criti- 
cized the decision to draft in 
prosecutors “against : their 
will" from the provinces to' 
help to make np die shortfall 
of lawyers in London courts 
and -prop up a “creaking" 

The result mil be d am a ge 
caused to the quality of the 
prosecution service hi the shire 
counties, tiie lawyer says in an 
anonymous letter to The Times 
signed “ritsilteioned public 

“By plugging one leak, or 
trying to, another is created," 
the prosecutor says. ^Lawyers 
are being drafted into London 
against their wQl and many of 
the younger ones are seeking 
alternative employment." 

With the approach of Octo- 
ber 1, when the new service 
starts in London, requests for 
help have turned into an order. 
“In order to prevent toe boat 
from sinking, management are 
press-ganging lawyers- from 
the shire counties." - 

The prosecutor admits that 
toe new- service faces ah 
impossible task in finding 
some 300 lawyers id the right 
calibre to man toe London 
courts but to dose “on current 
salaries is to expect a 

service will be efficient, effec- 
tive and economical" 

Another problem is that the 
£150 million service coincides 
with other developments in 
toe criminal' justice .'system, 
such as the 24-hour duty 
solicitor scheme for suspects 
in police stations, which could 
mean delays. 

“Solicitors might advise a 
client to plead not guilty, 
which will lead to delay, 
although a perfectly justifiable 

There was also the new rule 
obliging the prosecution to 
disclose its case to the defence 
in advance of trial in crown 
court cases, he added. Another 
change was toe tape-recording 
of police interviews. They 
could also cause delays. 

The criminal justice system 
faced other problems: outside 
London where there were also 
“old prejudices" and “in- 
grained traditions" he said 
that if there was to be a 
dramatic improvement . in 
coping with the court back- 
logs,- there would have to be 
more sittings by magistrates. 

There was also toe rise in 
crime; that meanta rise in toe 
workload which in turn meant 
“a greater workload" for those 
who bad to appear in court. 

All this meant a need for 
more court buddings . and 
more judges. Sir Thomas said.* 

On top of that, toe new staff 
had to be trained. Burin sphe 
of difficulties. Sir Thomas 
robustly defended the new 
service as a “most important 
development in our criminal 
justice system". 

“Despite staffing shortages. 
every court would be up and 
running the new service on 
October 1, and be staffed with 
at least 60 per cent of in-house 
lawyers from the service." ~ 

The shortfall ofiawyers is 
worst in London, where: there 
are so fir 147 of its target 318, 
or 46 per cent. Throughout toe 
whole country there are 75 per 
cent of the 1,500 lawyers 
needed; and 80 per cent of all 
staff needed to run the service. 

The service was determined 
to recruit only , those of qual- 
ity. Sir Thomas sauL'Tdanot 
want to leave a legacy of -the 
service staffed for toqjiext 40 
years by people not right for 

The budget for the service 
this year, which started in the 
metropolitan areas outside 
London on April 1. will be 
£100 million, and £150 mil- 
lion when running in every 
court over the whole 


Labour rejects 
Tory tax sums 

By Nicholas Wood, Political Reporter 
Mr Michael Meacher, (solely for the sake of aign- 

Labonr's chief spokesman on 
soda! security, yesterday dis- 
missed the charge that his 
party's tax and benefits pbui 
would boost the marginal rate 
to 70 per cent for more than 
one million people earning 
more than £500 a week. 

The allegation was made 
last week by Mr Nigel 
Lawson, Chancellor of the 
Exchequer, after Labour 
fleshed out its scheme to 
finance big rises in transfer 
payments through higher 
taxes on people earning 
£27,000 a year or more. 

Mr Meacher said iu alerter 
to Mr Lawson that raising the 
mar g inal rate for the richest 5 
per cent was not the only way 
to find the extra cash. Alter- 
natives included changing tax 
thresholds or allowances, or 
reintroducing investment in- 
come surcharge. 

He said.* “Anyway, even if 

meat) marginal rates on top 
incomes were increased to 70 
per cent, how can you justify 

your complaint that this might 
be applied to some people with 
incomes under £30,000 per 
annum when yov Government 
now taxes 25ftQ00 poor fiuur^f 
Dies in the poverty trap at a 
marginal rate of 75 per cent or 

Mr Meacher also took issue 
with the “canard” of Labour’s 
£24 billion spending pro- 
gramme, first totted np by Mr 
John MacGregor, Chief Sec- 
retary to the 

The phut for a 35-boor 
working week would not cost 
£3 billion because it would not 
be introduced in a single year 
or even a few years. Money for 
building uew houses would not 
total £3 billion as costs would 
be offset by construction work- 
ers leaving unemployment 

Britain wants 
jobs to fop 
EEC agenda 

Increased aid for toe long- 

term unemployed and 
businesses, more flexiblework 
conditions axuT improved' 
vocational training are among 

proposals being discussed by 

employment ministers in 
an effort to reduce the 
Community’s 16 million 
Ministers from toe 12 mem- 
ber states met in Edinburgh 
yesterday and will continue 
their discussions today on toe 
four-part plan put forward by 

Lord Young of Graflham 

Secretary of Stale for Employ- 
ment. said yesterday Britain 
aimed lo put jobs at toe top of 

toe EECs agenda durum its 
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six-month presidency 

The plan. Employment 
Growth into the 1990s -A 
Strategy for the Labour Mar- 
ket , blames the detriorating 
employment situation -on, 
among other things, “exces- 
sive administrative rules and 
rigidities in the organization 
of labour" and seeks deregula- 
tion while maintaining nec- 
essary employment 

The plan promotes enter- 
prise mid employment and 
places emphasis on encourag- 
ing young people into self- 
employment and on easing 
restrictions imposed on the 
development of small 
businesses. , -- 

The plan aims to reduce the 
gap between academic and 
vocational education 

If there is agreement toe 
plan is likely to be turned into 
an employment strategy for 
toe EEC for adoption at toe 
next meeting of the 
Community's Council of 
Employment Ministers in 

Mrs Margaret Thatcher, with a 
scroll which was presented to her 
yesterday by Mr Zfuang Aiping, the 
Chinese National Defence Minister, at 
10 Downing Street 

. The verse on the scrolh “Itfseasyto 
be a starter but are yon a sticker too, ftfe 
easy enough to begin a job, it's harder toy 
see it through,” is one die Prime 
Minister remembers from her 

In an interview in Woman magazine. 

today, Mrs Thatcher discloses she 
would not have left her family to become 
a politician if she did not have a London 
home. . _ 

“I have been Jocky In having a home 
and a constituency In' London- 1 do not 
thihk l conld have become.air MP if I 
had had to leave the family and come 
down to London mid-week.” she said. 

But, she admits her political career 
would have been impossible without the 
support of her husband, Denis. 

Conservation threat 

Experts detect ‘backlash’ 

By Hugh Clayton, Environment Correspondent 

A backlash against 
conservation is under way, a 
commission of experts said 
yesterday after a three-year 
investigation of toe planning 

Mr James Comfortl, direc- 
tor of toe Nuffield Founda- 
tion, said that signs of a 
backlash bad appeared in . 
evidence to toe 13 experts 
whom -the foundation had 
commissioned to investigate. 

There were dear signs of 
suspidon that pressure for 
preservation rather than bal- 
anced conservation was 
“threatening. sensible 

The point was underlined 
by Sir Ralph Verney, former 
chairman of the Nature 
Conservancy Council and a 
member of toe foundation’s 
inquiry team. 

“The bad memories of the 
redevelopment programmes 
of toe 60s and early 70s are 
fading, and some people are 

beginning to promote toe. 
cause of redevelopment 
again." he said. 

The team included some 
eminent pfenning academics 
and lawyers, including Sir 
Frank Layfieid QC, who was 
inspector at toe Sizewel) *B’ 
power station planning in- 
„ qufey. . It complained of too 
'-modi government interven- 
tion in. toe pl anning decisions 
of local co uncils. 

It was chaired by Lord 
' Flowers, vice-chancellor of toe 
London University and also 
included Professor Sir Hass 
Kornberg. master of Christ's 
Collie, Cambridge, and for- 
mer chairman of the Royal 
Commission on: 

Enmvironmental Pollution. 

They rejected pressure for 
farmland to be brought within* 
the planning system, and said 
that hedges would not nec- 
essarily be protected by mak- 
ing farmers ask for planning 
permission before cutting 
them down. 

'They made several com- 
plaints about wildlife protec- 
tion law, and called the 
Wildlife and Countryside Act 
1981 “woefully deficient". 
THe Act allows formers to be 
compensated for abandoning 
agricultural operations, that 

■ would* threaten wildlife. 

. -They .heard -evidence that 
some" -formers "had.^blackr 
mailed the Government" , by 
threatening todo things which 
they would never have done 
without toe stimulus of being 

The technique was ex- 
plained by Sir Ralph, who 
said; ..“There were several 
: cates where large. sums, of 
5 iiffii^were jfeid; fo. peopfe 
. who refrained ' from digging 
peat or cutting; down oak trees 
i which toey-woirfd never have 

■ considered doing had the- leg- 
islation not been there.” 

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(Nuffield Foundation, 28 


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3EG; £5 inc postage). 

Male officers 
ease Holloway 
staff shortage 

By Angella Johnson 

Male prison officers are to 
be introduced at Holloway 
women's prison in London for 
the first time in November as 
part ofa Home Office move to 
ease staff shortages. 

Ten senior male officers will 
initially be drafted into the 
once all-women domain on 
November 1 and the number 
will later rise to 16. Although 
Holloway has a mate gov- 
ernor, Mr Colin Allen, this is 
toe first time since the prison 
was built in 1849 that male 
staff will have daily contact 
with women prisoners. 

The Prison Officers Associ- 
ation has not yet agreed to the 
experiment Instead, it has put 
forward its own proposals. A 
spokesman said there was also 
a danger that men could face 
allegations of improprieties 
from the female inmates. 

Women officers will also have 
a chance to work in male 
establishments once the need 
has been established. 

BCal denies seeking 
to bypass sanctions 

By Harvey Elliot, Air Correspondent 
British Caledonian was yes- against holding the bearing in 

terday accused of “dressing 
up" an application for flights 
to Gaborone in Botswana as 
purely economic when all it 
really, wanted was to grab 
South African passengers in 
toe event of sanctions. > . ... 

The allegation — strongly 
denied by the independent 
airline — erne fr om Mr David 
Rafltoo, representing British 
Airways at a public -hearing 
into the proposed new air 
routes between London and 
the Botswana capitaL . 

“BCal is frying to dress up 
JjtSJase as. economic- Rut we, 
will say that BCaTs economic 

case is not a good one- It wants 

to hold : of the Sooth 
African traffic in the event of 
direct air links bdngstbppaTV 
he said. 

. Earlier. JVIr Rafltoo . bad 
tried to set the entire bearing 
held ia secret because the 
application by both airlines for 
licences to fly to toe country is 
so politically sensitive. 

Even the arguments be- 
tween the two sides Tor and 

camera were held behind 
dosed doors. 

Although aU public dis- 
cussion of British Airways* 
case was banned yesterday, it 
is known that toe state-owned 
airline hopes to-be jrante*Ta 
licence to (1 j to Gaborone, 
which it will use if all direct air 

links to Souto Africa are 
halted, enabling it still be able 

to fly. South Afrkans to Lon- 

don from the country near by. 

During yesterday's bearing 
at the CAA headquarters in 
London, BCaTs own applica- 
tion was studied in detail. 

• “Mr Hugh' D’Donovan, 
representing BCAL, J nhL the 
patid: “The effects of grant in 
BCaTs cast would he-, to give 
die user a .direct service her 
tween Londoir aud Gaborone 
from April 1, 1987,- a service 
tailored to the needs of the 

“The effects of- grant to BA 
would be no definite service — 
if anything an unlikely 

The hearing continues 

Rover reviews future 
of its Cowley works 

By Edward Townsend, Industrial Correspondent 

The future of a number of 
Rover Group factories, includ- 
ing part of the big Cowley 
works near Oxford, is being 
studied under a wide-ranging 

The review of toe company, . 
formerly BL, was ordered by 
Mr Graham Day, the new 

The review, described as an 
operational audit was begun 
in May shortly after Mr Day's 
arrival and win form the bans 
of the group's next five-year 
corporate plan which the 
win present to the 
Government at toe end of the; 

: Although options aimed at 
returning the company tit 
profitability as quickly as 
possible are included in the 
study, the co mpany yesterday 
declined to disclose details. 

But a spokesman described 
as “totally speculative" a re- 
port that the South Works at 
Cowley, which assembles the 

Maestro and Montego models, 
coaid be made available to 
Rover’s Japanese' associate, 

Since the joint venture be- 
tween BL and Honda began in 
1979, there have been'persis- 
tent reports that toe collabora- 
tion • might eventually -' -be 
extended to iudude a Japa- 
nese equity stake in-toe UK 
group. ‘ ‘ 

The Japanese have shied 
away from such a deal, prefer- 
ring to maintain the Successful 
operation in which the two 
companies manufacture and 
sell each other's cars. 

But to e latest report caused 
concern intrude unim curies 
and the Association of Tech- 
nical and Managerial Staffs 
immediately requested an ur- 
gent meeting with-Mr Day., 

Mr Paul Talbot, national, 
officer, said: “We do not want 
a repeat of the past where 
decisions affecting our 
members* livelihood have been 
taken in secret." 

World Chess Championship 

Kasparov rests 
after battering 

From Raymond Keene, 

Chess Correspond* 0 ** 

After his severe battering in 
same 17 and 18 of toe World 
Chess Championship Gary 
Kasparov has wisely opted to 
use up toe last of his remain- 
ing time-outs for game 19 
originally scheduled for 

From being three games 
ahead with a virtually un- 
assailable lead, Kasparov has 
now plummeted to a me re one 
point in hand ova- -his great 

The view here is that after 
Kasparov's brilliant display of 
mental pyrotechnics in game 
16, that toe young champion 
had fallen prey to a twin evil: 
overconfidence plus an 
erroneus belief that the match 
was effectively over. 

This may have turned out to 
be a costly mistake and one 
that underestimates toe iron 
will and -fighting spirit of toe 
former champion, Anatoly 
Karpov. ' Nevertheless, 
Kasparov still remains- the 
theoretical favourite to win. 
He can afford to score 2Vz 
points from the remaining six 
games and still remain 

Game IS was a tragedy for 
Kasparov in every respect. His 
opening and early 'middle 
game play was d a zriin gly 

Nimrod is 
looked at 
by French 

- ByRodneyCowton - 

.Defence Correspondent 

French' defence officials Iasi 
week visited Britain to exam- 
ine toe Nimrod aircraft, which 
is trying to'fight off American 
challenges to displace it as the 
airborne early warning system 
for toe Royal Air Force.. 

The French have for several 
years been considering buying 
the Boeing Awacs, which is in 
service with Nato and the 
United Slates Air Force, but at 
a recent, meeting: between 
ministers fit London' they 
decided, that , they: would also 
look at the other main systems 
which Britain is considering. 

Apart from Nimrod and 
Awacs, these are a bid by 
Grumman to install alter- 
native radar and electronic 
systems in the Nimrod air- 
frame, and an offer by Locfc- 
heed-to supply- a system using 
its P-3C Orton aircraft. 

. However, it is expected that 
m-toe nett, day .OT;twQ- toe 
Ministry, of Defence will ain 
nounce that it is inviting the 
leading contenders for the 
British, contract, ^probably 
Boring and GEC, to submit 
“best and final" bids. 

This would be Intended to 
pave toe way. for a choice 
between Nimrod and Awacs 
bring made . in . December. 
■ Yesterday British - Aero- 
space, which is the major sub- 
contractor to GEC on the 
Nimrod programme , came 
out with its most robust 
statement in support of Nim- 
rod for many months. 

Mr Sydney Gillibrand, 
managing director of the civil 
aircraft division of British 
'Aerospace, said, his company 
now ;has. more confidence in 
toe .Programme than it had 
ever had. before.. 

He said British Aerospace 
had more technical informa- 
tion about toe project, and 
what it had learnt gave it 
confidence that if GECs 
progress in improving the 
performance of Nimrod could 
be maintained it would be able 
to achieve the necessary 
standards.- •• 

Until now . British Aero- 
space . has maintained a low 
profile, because although it 
has for yearn been working on 
toe airframes for toe Nimrod 
project, if toe Gnunman bid 
had displaced Nimrod, toe 
British firm Aerospace would 
have become heavily involved 
in that project. • 

Channel tunnel 

‘Death knell’ fear for Dover 

' By Martin FfeCcher, Political Reporter 

The Channel tunnel would has been sounded by the Iiaraentaiy Chan n el 


be “a death knell for Dover", 
MPs examining the Channel 
Tunnel Bill were told yes- 
terday. . 

The tunnel would com- 
pletely by-pass - Dover and 
jeopardize its ferry operations, 
it was claimed. Objectors 
bringing evidence to the select 
committee, which was open- 
ing two days of hearings, 
spoke of huge job losses, 
businesses closing, tumbling 
house prices, and intolerable 
pressure on already over- 
stretched local, services 
through the influx of construc- 
tion workers. : ~ 

- Mr Gwyn -Prosser,~an a^ent 
for'severaT hundred petition- 
ers and' -a SealtaJr Ferries 
employee, deeferedttoat Do- 
ver' would “become “a ghost 
town"; its^ residents facing “a 
bleak future of environmental 
disturbance, pollution, nui- 
sance, job losses and eco- 
nomic decline". 

Mr Iain Donaldson, another 
agent and a Townsend 
Thoresen employee, claimed 
■that “the death knell of Dover 

Objectors meanwhile 
continued fierce criticism of 
toe committee, which they see 
merely as a device for. by- 
passing a lengthy public in- 
quiry and for rushing toe B21- 
. Mr- Donaldson claimed yes- 
terday that it was “nothing but 
a . PR exercise" and con- 
demned the failure to attend 
of four of toe nine MPs — Mr 
Allan Rogers, Mr Terry Lewis. 
Mr Nick Raynsford and Mr 
Michael Fallon. 

“Many of toe people of 
Dover feel they are not receiv- 
ing a fair hearing because they 
are not all here L and when 
discussing the evidence there 
will not be a balanced view of 
toe : whole committee," he 

Mr John Beckett, also an 
agent, was silenced by toe 
-committee chairman, Mr Alex 
Fletcher, when be protested at 
the “distasiefuT presence of 
the Labour MP, Mr Peter 
Snape, on the committee. Mr 
Snape is a member of the 
NUR. and. of the par- 

, Tunnel 

which backs the idea of 
a ran tunneL 
Mr Fletcher meanwhile 
continued his war -of words 
with Mr Jonathan Aitkcn, a 
fellow Conservative MP, who 
represents neighbouring south 
Thanet and is fiercely, anti- 

nmneL •• __ 

Before toe bearing began 
last Tuesday, Mr Aitken wrote 
to Mr Fletcher claiming that 
the committee's timetable was 
•'unfair in principle and 
unworkable in practice" 

Mr Aitkeii was absent when 
Thanet residents gave ev- 
idence ou Friday, and in his 
reply to Mr Aitkcn yesterday 
Mr Fletcher remarked: “You 
will be glad to hear that toe 
select committee had the most 
constructive, day considering 
issups raised by Thanet 

Ail those who wished to give 
evidence have done so and toe 
committee adjourned three 

hours eariyJJome MPs on the 
committee belli 

ieve the protests 
about its timetable and con- 
duct have been whipped up by 
.the ferry companies. 



Swede is 
jailed after 
soccer riot 

fix* toe 
it had 

trial for 

Professor Oliver Brooke, 
aged 45, toe former head of 
paediatric medicine at St 
George's Hospital, Tooting, 
south-west London, was sent 
for trial at Kingston Crown 
Court yesterday on eight 
charges involving child 

\ Professor Brooke was 
granted unconditional bail, 
along with two other men and 
a woman, when he appeared at 
South-Western Magistrates’ 

He feces seven charges un- 
der the Protection of Children 
Act and one under toe Ob- 
scene Publications Act 

Nuclear waste 
protest arrest 

Six anti-nuclear 

peri 01 - 


who cut a-hole in toe i 
eter fence of toe proposed 
nuclear waste dump at 
Killingholme, south Humber- 
side, and camped throughout 
toe weekend on the roofof a 
canteen store, were arrested 


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It featured two moves <16 
Qdl and Rh2) whfoh utteriy 
astounded toe B^ndmasm 
here in Leningrad. By move 


action in pragr» ™ 
king's wins, toe queen s flank 
and in the centre. 

On move 29, with minutes 
to go before a time forfeit, 
Kasparov bravely opted to 
continue playing for a wm. At 
that stage he could nave taken 
a draw by repetition of po- 
sition which would have 
pressed his 2 point lead and 
virtually guaranteed his over- 
all match victory. Instead he 
went for broke. 

Even in Saturday's second 
session of play, which looked 
utterly hopeless for Kasparov, 
white could have drawn on the 
last move of toe game before 
resignation by playing 58 c7 
not 53 a7. 

Yesterday's 19th _ game is 
now postponed until tomor- 
row. Only then will we know if 
Kasparov's three days of rest 
and psychological regrouping 
will have put him back on 
target to retain his title. 

A Swedish man was jailed 
for 28 days yesterday afto- a 
riot at a weekend football 

Bradford magistrates were 
told that Paul Sodermark, 
aged 21, had spent £8,000 in 
the past two seasons travelling 
from his home to support 
Leeds United. 

He admitted using threaten- 
ing words or behaviour. 

Mr Richard Hebbert, for toe 
prosecution, said that near toe 
end of Saturday's match be- 
tween Bradford Gty and 
Leeds United, hundreds of 
Leeds supporters began .fight- 
ing among themselves and 
stoning police officers. 

Sodermark was seen by 
police to pick up a large rock 
and throw it down on to 
terracing where 
supporters were tryii 
from; a burning mot 
and chip shop., 

. Mr Simon 
defence, saig his 
never been involved in trou- 
ble before.' 

Mr Douglas Broughton, the 
chairman of toe bench, said in 
sentencing him: “We . fed no 
other punishment is 





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sought for 
infant school 

By Mark Dowd 

A change in the existing law “scheme of work” indicating 

i nprmil mnn> :u;i ■ — • - * — . — — - — -:i -~ 

to permit more flexibility in 
the provisions for religious 
worship in primary- schools 
was called for yesterday by a 
Commons select committee. 

The current statutory 
requirement, embodied in the 
1944 Education Act, demands 
that each school conducts an 
act of worship at the beginning 
of each day for all its pupils. 

However, a 297-page report 
by the select committee on 
education and science. 
Achievement in Primary 
Schools, states that the present 
situation is too rigid, with 
many schools being forced to 
disregard the letter of the law. 

“Assemblies are often held 
at some time other than the 
start of the day and schools 
frequently gather in sections 
and not as a whole. We take 
the view that the schools are 
sensible and the law is not,” it 

“ It can be better to hold an 
act of worship mid-morning 
when the pupils are more 
settled, or at the end rather 
than the beginning of some 

Actual religious instruction 
in the classroom should reflect 
the predominance of the 
Christian faith. As with other 
aspects of the curriculum, the 
committee recommends that 
each school .draw up a 

precisely what each pupil is 
expected to learn. 

The committee chairman. 
Sir William van Straubenzee, 
Conservative MP for 
Wokingham, said that the 
educational searchlight of re- 
cent years had focused prin- 
cipally on the secondary and 
further sectors, with the im- 
plication that the primary 
level had suffered owing to 
less critical examination and 

A further plank in the report 
calls for each school, in co- 
operation with the local 
education authority and its 
governing body to draw up a 
special development plan each 
year to say exactly how the 
school can best allocate its 
resources. _ 

After the publication of the 
schools inspectors'’ report ear- 
lier in the year on the poor 
conditions of some school 
buildings, the committee re- 
port also recommends “as a 
matter of urgency” that a 
^national. assessment of 
maintenance requirements 
should be conducted under 
the general supervision of the 
Department of Education and 
Science “so that the size of the 
problem can be fairly judged, 
the cost estimated. 
Achievement in Primary Schools 
(Stationery Office: £1 1-60). 

A queue forming outside TSB’s branch, Lombard Street,' Lo ndon, as it opened yesterday (Photograph: Hugh RouUedge). 


‘Help’ calls reach 
record six million 

By David Sapsted 

. A record total of more than 
six million calls has been 
received by Citizen Advice 
Bureaux in the past 12 
months -a 17 per cent in- 
crease on the previous year. 

The increase has prompted 
Miss Elizabeth fiUdn. director 
of the National Association of 
Citizen Advice Bureaux, 
(Nacab) to demand more gov- 
ernment funding for the “des- 
perately stretched” service. 

Introducing Nacab’s'annual 
report. Miss Rlkin • said: 
“Over five years, a 39 per cent 
increase in inquiries 4 o -CAB _ 
has been matched by a mere 
eight per cent increase In the . 
number of bureaux. Recent 
cutbacks in local authority 
funding and abolition of the 
metropolitan counties have 
pm the CAB under still further 

“With inquiries passing the 
six million mark, surely this is 
proof enough that more and 
better equipped bureaux are 
needed in Britain.” _ 

The rate of inquiries works 
out nationally at one call every 
second, Nacab estimates. 

After the character, Angie, 
in the BBC’s EastEnders. tried 
to f her life with a cocktail 

of alcohol and drugs during an 

episode, hospitals reported 
that overdose attempts tripled 
during the following week, a 
World Health Organization 
conference in York was told 

A string of copycat suicides 
follows any simulated attempt 
by an actor in a popular 
television series to kill Mbs- 
self, according to Dr Annin 
Sdunidtke, a delegate from 
West Germany. “Broad; 
casters have to bemore careful 
in showing suicide' attempts 
and how people deal with 
problems -that might prompt 
them' to take their own lives , 
be said. , . 

The BBC has denied any 
fink between the attempted 
television suicide _ and the 
ensuing s uicide statistics. 

One-fifth of questions relate 
to social security entitlement, 
while figures also - reveal a 
marked increase in the num- 
ber regarding personal debt 
including mortgage arrears. 

Secret gear ‘went east’ 

" ” j Mimwimpn ♦ wnC nllecedlv sole 

A businessman exported 
nearly £400,000 worth of se- 
cret high-technology equip- 
ment to Eastern bloc 
countries, endangering na- 
tional . security, Willesdcn 
Crown Court was tola 

Peter Kempa, aged 47, ot 
Delamere Road, Ealing, west 
London, allegedly shipped the 
electronics to Austria and 
Switzerland disguised as 
medical equipment. From 
,v,ere the equipment, re- 
sided undCT a 1981 Naio 

agreement was allegedly sold 
to Hungary, Poland and 

Mr David Penry-Davey, for 
the prosecution, said that Mr 
Kempa made repealed ship- 
ments for two years until May 

Mr Kempa denies !2 
charges of being knowingly 
concerned in exporting the 
equipment and two further 
charges of attempting to do 
the same. The trial continues 

hats for 
TSB day 

By Robin Young 

For a bank that is, by all 
public reports, giving away 
money with both hands, the 
Trustee Savings. Bank was 
yesterday maintaining an air 
of discreet caution. 

True, the manager of the 
High Holbom branch in cen- 
tral London had hired bowler 
hats for all his staff to wear, 
and, in common with many of 
his colleagues in London had 
queues hanging out of the 
doors waiting to hand in 
application forms, for the 
bank’s flotation share issue. 

But inside the bank’s head 
office collection centre, in 
Lombard Street, the scru- 
tineers were already at work, 
and a “black list” prominently 
displayed in their office al- 
ready contained more than 30 
names of companies and in- 
dividuals whose multiple 
applications will be rooted 

In spite of the publicity 
always given to cheats who 
attempt to “stagT the market 
in new issues, most of the 
applications being sorted into 
the “query” box were not 
suspected of dishonesty at alL 
They had simply been wrongly 

“In general applicants* stan- 
I dard of form .filling has been 
very good,” Mr Joe Bildough, 
the collecting centre manager, 
said. Sell early, page 17 

dare Francis 
wins damages 
for drug claim 

Clare Francis, the round- 
the-world 'yachtswoman and 
novelist, yesterday won libel 
damages in the High Court 
over an allegation that she 
confessed to once being a drug 
addict • 

Mr Alan Newman, her 
counsel, told Mr Justice Stu- 
art-Smith there was no truth 
in the allegation which had 
caused Miss Francis, aged 40, 
“great distress”. It appeared in 
the Dailv Express and Daily 
Star in January last year and 
said her confession came on a 
Television South programme. 

Mr Newman said that the 
two newspapers, which agreed 
lo pay undisclosed damages 
and costs, had relied on a press 
release from TVS which mis- 
quoted Miss Francis. The 
producers of the programme 
have apologized and paid 
damages to Miss Francis. 

V & A entry fees 
eaten up by costs 

Trustees of the Victoria A 
Albert Museum will be told 
this week that the cost of 
collecting voluntary admission 
fees has eaten up some two 
thirds of the money contrib- 
uted and that the museum has 
not met its new income target. 

But the trustees are likely 
on Thursday to continue the 
voluntary fee-collection 
scheme and believe the scheme 
will be more than twice as 
profitable next year. 

The museum also hopes that 
toe opening of several new 
gall eries wSl bring tack tile 
crowds to South Kensington. 

Negative publicity about the 
admission fees, and a drop in. 
tourism generally, are among 
the factors Mamed for a fall to 

the number of visitors this 

Figures for the 12-month 
period ending on October 31 
are expected to show about one 
million admissions, compared 
with 1.7 million in 1984, the 
last full year in which entry 
was free. 

About 1.6 million people 
visited the museum in 1985, 
when the fees were introduced 
two months before the end of 
the year. 

Sir Boy Strong, toe director 
said: “We've recouped our 
expenses and learnt a lot.” 

When the voluntary fees 
were introduced last Novem- 
ber, museum officials forecast 
that they wonld bring in 
£500,000 by October 31, 1986. 

urges new 

By Nicholas Beeston 

Electricity boards in En 
gland and Wales could save 
£155 million a year if they 
improved their metering sys- 
tems. the industry's watchdog 
says today. 

In its annual report for year 
ending March 1986. the 
Electricity Consumers’ Coun- 
cil tells the industry’ to "put 
customers first” and warns 
that the energy market will 
become more competitive 

The council urges the 
replacement of existing meters 
whh equipment able to tell 
consumers at the touch of a 
button, how much electricity 
has been used. 

Arab says 
he knew 
nothing of 

An Arab student was used 
as an innocent pawn in an 
alleged Libyan-backed terror- 
ist plot inside the United 
Kingdom, it was suggested at 
the Central Criminal Court 

Mr Brian Hisgs, QC. coun- 
sel for Nassar Muhammad, 
aged 28 , a student, said there 
was no doubt fanatical terror- 
ists would "stoop to involve 
the innocent agent in their 
terrorist activities”. 

Mr Muhammad and Dr 
Rasmi Awad. a Jordanian, 
have both denied conspiring 
to cause explosions in the 
United Kingdom last year. 

The prosecution has alleged 
both men were arrested by 
anti-terrorist squad officers 
after they were seen to collect 
four grenades from a Libyan 

student contact at Warren 
Sircci Underground station in 
central London. The grenades 
were alleged to be for later use 
against UK targets. 

But unknown to them, the 
Libvan student was opposed 
io Colonel Gadaffi’s regime 
and had tipped off British 
police who foiled the plot, the 
Jury has been told. 

Mr Higgs said that Mr 
Muhammad would tell the 
court that, through his rel- 
atives in the Middle East, he 
was asked to meet Dr Awad — 
known onlv to him as Ibra- 
him - and took him sight- 
seeing and eventually to 
Warren Street, "not having 
the faintest notion that it was 
to be connected with 

Cross-examined by Mr Gra- 
ham Boat, for the prosecution. 
Mr Muhammad agreed that 
the Middle Eastern relatives 
who arranged for him to show 
Mr Awad around London 
were supporters of Abu Nidal. 
the terrorist leader. 

The hearing continues 

Rail crash 

will hear 

British Rail will today hold 
an internal inquiry into the 
cause of the crash at Colwicn. 
Staffordshire, to which one 
man died and 72 people were 
injured last Friday. 

Engineering experts led by 
Mr Peter Rayner. London 
Midland Regional operations 
manager, are expected to 
spend six hours to Crewe 
interviewing rail employees. 

Among those called to give 
evidence will be Mr Brian 
Shaw, driver of the Enston-jo- 
Manchester express which 
was moving slowly across a t 
junction when it was in col- 
lision with the Lneipool- 
Enston express coming in the 
opposite direction at between 
90 and 100 mph. 

Also expected to give ev- 
idence is the unnamed trainee 
driver, aged 19, who is known 
to have been In the cab of the 
Euston-Manchester express. 

Asylum plea 
by political 
group leader 

The head of a Kashmir 
freedom fighting group is to 
appeal against a Home Office 
deportation order and apply 
for political a*>>Ium after his 
acquittal on explosive charges. 

Mr Armanulluh Khan, aged 
53. leader of the Jammu 
Kashmir Liberation Front in 
Bmain. was acquitted at St 
Albans Crown Court last Fri- 
day of possessing chemicals 
used in nuking explosives. 

His solicitor sa>s she will 
applx lor a habeas corpus writ 
in the High Court tomorrow 
and then apply for refugee 

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Arms control 

Third World aid • Unity plea ■: 

Owen call for 

stress on 

and defence 

What had been missing in 
Britain for some years was a 
governemnt with a dedication 
to arms control and disarma- 
ment as strong as its commit- 
ment 10. a sound defence. Dr 
David Owen, Leader of the 
SDP, told the opening session 
of the Liberal Assembly in 
Eastbourne in a speech that 
was loudly applauded. 

“It is the balance between 
the two that is fundamental", 
be said. 

“If our European partners 
see us firm and dear and 
committed to our defence 
posture, then they will listen 
to us on our disarmament 

“Then the British 
Government's position within 
Naro will have weight and 
dout and on many occasions 
carry the day. 

“But if they see our arms 
control and disarmament is 
just put up front to cover a 
lack of determination and lack 
of resolve on conventional 
arms, or our nuclear deterrent, 
or our commitment to Nato, 
we will not count for much 
and our voice will not cany 
weight", he said. 

ft was therefore fun- 
damental that the country 
should sense that, just as the 
Alliance was committed to 
alleviating poverty and 
enhancing prosperity, so the- 
two parties were determined 
to maintain peace. 

They had to seek agree- 
ments that would match the 
mood of the electorate and the 
needs of the country. 

The answer lay in a strong 
European security- identity; in 
building on the political cor- 
porate framework of the Euro- 
pean Community; in France 
and Britain recognizing more 
openly their responsibility in 
nuclear defence and disarma- 
ment policies; in their Euro- 
pean partners in Europe 
accepting political responsibil- 
ity of a clear partnership in 

“I believe all of it is now 
negotiable", he said. “That is 
one of the differences that has 
taken place over the last three 

“Who would have thought 

then that in 1986 Mrs 
Thatcher’s decision to pur- 
' chase Trident missiles' and a 
Trident submarine pro- 
gramme would cany, if the 
latest polls are to be believed, 
the support of only 13 percent 
of the people of this country? 

“There is a major gap in 
credibility and support fix' 
rational, realistic defence and 
disarmament policies and it is 
our task in the Alliance to fill 
it", he said. 

On disarmament, the Alli- 

ance had to win the con- 
fidence of the people that its 
policy was not just about 
sound defence, but was also 
seriously concerned and 
committed to sensible 

The Alliance wanted to see 
the signing of a total nuclear 
test ban treaty. Nothing 
showed that either President 
Reagan or Mrs Thatcher was 
ready to sign such a treaty. 

There was now a possibility 
of a nuclear test in space as 
part of the SDI programme. 
The threshold test ban treaty 
had already been negotiated 

That should be signed now 
but not at the 150 kilotonne 
level as agreed, which would 
not have stopped most of the 
recent tests, but at a 20 or even 
10 kilotonne threshold. 

He suggested that battlefield 
nuclear weapons, which could 
be regarded as the most dan- 
gerous of all nudear weapons, 
should be replaced by a 
nuclear-free zone to alleviate 


Tea for three at Eastbourne: Mr Steel, Mrs Debbie Owen, and Dr Owen relaxing yesterday (Photograph: Harry Kerr). 

Steel appeals for arms policy support 

the danger of military com- 
manders feeing the prospect of 
losing the weapons because 

they were being overran. 

That was the sort of 
demonstration by Nato, Dr 
Owen said, that would mark a 
shift away from a strategy of 
early use of nuclear weapons 
towards a strategy in which 
nuclear weapons were weap- 
ons of last resort. 

He concluded, to prolonged 
applause: “Let us go out and 
use the opportunities of com- 
ing together on defence and 
disarmament to convince the 
people of this country that the 
maintenance of peace is some- 
thing to which our Alliance is 
totally dedicated". 

Mr David Steel, the liberal 
leader, appealed last night to 
his Liberal general election 
candidates for support in die 
crucial conference debate this 
afternoon on defence. 

He said: “Ours could be the 
most effective, valne-for- 
money defence policy on offer 
to the electorate. It b secure 
and forward-looking and 
geared to progress in detente 
and disarmament" 

He called on Liberal par- 
fiamentary candidates to back 
the recommendations of the 
Alliance defence commission 
and thns allow Liberal spokes- 
men and policy fwiatux to 
condone discussions on. those 
lines pending the outcome of 
the Geneva arms control talks 
tins whiter. 

Defending the plan to 

strengthen the European pillar 

of Nato, Mr Steel said it was 
politically unlikely that future 
American administrations 
would commit permanently 
and indefinitely more than 
300,000 troops to the defence 
of Western Europe. 

“That means we European 
powers mast oeraetres shoul- 
der more of the burden", he 

“We coaid provide much 
more capable defence systems 
at tower cost to oar taxpayers 
if we pooled our resources in a 
proper European defence 
community. “Far from un- 
hooking ns from our major 
Nato partner, die signs of 
greater European setf-celhuice 
would be welcome in the 
United States.” 

But if they were to develop 

such European co-operation 
“we should not stop at the 
conventional defence barrier 
and continue to pursue purely 
national nudear deterrent 
policies or become wholly 
dependent on die American 
nudear guarantee for Europe. 

“Much as we would wish to 
see that guarantee remain 
hence our consistent support 
for Nato — we cannot judge 
♦hat under all presidents in the 
unforeseeable future it will 
always be there.” 

He said that if liberals 
chose to abandon the British 
deterrent, they would not 
achieve a aon-nudesr Europe. 
France would still have a 
nuclear force over whose fu- 
ture scale, deployment or 
negotiated abandonment Brit- 
ain would have no say. . 


Chancellor ‘took 
Liberal slogan 9 

The Chancellor of the Ex- 
chequer, Mr Nigel Lawson, 
was strongly criticized for 
paying only lip service to the 
idea of profit-related pay in 
the proposals he announced 
Mr Chris Graham, par- 
liamentary candidate for 
North Wiltshire, told the con- 
ference that the Chancellor 
had merely pinched the Lib- 
eral profit-sharing slogan but 
not the policy. 

Way clear 
for Steel 

on defence 

Continued from page l 

being cleared for an expected 
tactical victory for Mr Steel 
today, which could both iso- 
late the unilateralist wing and 
strengthen his own band in the 
negotiations with the SDP to 
reach a unified Alliance de- 
fence policy before the 

But he still faces tough 
opposition with at least two of 
his IS parliamentary col- 
leagues; Mr Michael 
Mcadowcroft and Mr Simon 
Hughes indicated last night 
that they would be in the 
opposing camp. 

Although Mr Steel appeared 
to bo on course for a win 
today, there is disquiet among 
Liberals about how far he 
seems to have moved towards 
Dr Owen. 

Party managers chose for 
debate two amendments to 
the leadership's motion 
welcoming the commission 

The first will involve Mr 
Steel in a direct dash with the 
party's unilateralists over the 
Alliance plan for a European 
pillar of nuclear defence, the 
means chosen by both leaders 
to patch over the differences 
left unresolved by the 
commission report. 

Mr Mcadowcroft. MP for 
Leeds. West, described the 
leadership's strategy as a 
"high-wire act." 

The second amendment, 
almost identical to one passed 
last week at the SOP'S Harro- 
gate conference, calls on the 
party today to endorse its 
controversial 19S4 policy, 
which has been seen as non- 
nuclear by some but not by Mr 
Steel, as a basis for negotiation 
with the SDP. 

The amendment represents 
a classic fudge. It will enable 
Mr Steel to claim full freedom 
of manoeuvre in stitching up 
the eventual deal while it will 
allow his opponents to claim 
that no ground has been given 
on past policies in relation to 

Dr Owen pleased not only 
the Liberals but his party 
president. Mrs Shirley Wil- 
liams. by the emphasis he gave 
to disarmament. That was 
what she had urged him to do 
last week and it was the 
intervention for which the 
Liberal leadership had prayed. 

Dr Owen won applause 
when he declared: "Our policy 
is not just about sound de- 
fence. It is also seriously 
concerned with and commit- 
ted to sensible disarmament." 

He said that the 
Chancellor’s half-baked pro- 
posals for profit-related pay 
might seem like a giant leap to 
the Government, but for Lib- 
erals it was only a small step. 
The Chancellor bad no inten- 
tion of going down the Liberal 
road towards real partnership. 

The assembly -carried a 
motion, moved by Mr Gra- 
ham. which made clear that 
profit-sharing' would nor be 
used as a - mechanism for 
reducing wages. 

~~ Other liberal "favourites re- 
affirmed included comxnit- 


Aid budget must 
match UN target 

ments to works councils and 
full participation by workers 
in decision-making in in- 
dustry, and to the need to 
stimulate the . growth of 
worker co-operatives. 

_ AjLanjeadmenL moyedbyL 
Mr Gordon lishnuuy par- 
liamentary candidate 4or 
Pen die, and accepted by Mr 
Graham, reworded part of the 
resolution to make dear that 
the principle that the right to 
participate in the control of an 
enterprise arose from the feet 
of working in that enterprise. 

Mr Richard Wain wright 
MP for Colne . Valley, and 
Liberal spokesman . on. eco- 
nomic affairs.' said that when 
talking about . profit-sharing 
they were not.talking about a 
substitute tor the rate for the 
job but a proper addition to it 
when profits were made. 

Lord Ezra, former chairman 
of the National Coal Board, 
said long-term success in in- 
dustry could be achieved only 
by effective participation and 
involvement of all employed J_ 
in the enterprise. 

The assembly carried a 
resolution urging that over a 
five-year period the British 
overseas aid budget should 
reach the United Nations 
target of 0.7 per cent of gross 
national product rather than 
the 033 per cent it is at 

The resolution suggested 
- that all responsibility for the 
promotion of British exports^ 
to developing countries 
should be transferred from the 
aid budget to the trade budget, 
and that aid in time of 
catastrophe, such as famine in 
Africa, should be drawn from 
the Government’s contin- 
gency reserve rather than from 
the aid budget 

There should also be an 
important initiative to reduce 
interest rates and extend debt 
repayment periods, especially 
for the poorest countries. A 
move to delete the reference to 
debt from the resolution nar- 
rowly failed on a show of 

Miss Sarah Mitchell, par- 
liamentary candidate for 
Wansbeck in Northumber- 
land, moving the resolution, 
said the amount of aid Britain 
gave to the Third World was 
totally inadequate. 

Crisis aid such as that for 
fern ine should be additional to 
the aid programme, not part of 
it; that deprived other essen- 
tial projects of money. 

Aid was not reaching the 
people who needed it most. 
The most essential type of aid . 
was that which supported - 
agriculture for food rather 
than for ca sh. 

Miss Lesley Abdela. oho 
indicated she . had recently 

returned from Africa, ad- 
vocated. the phasing out of 
direct aid. 

It had, she said, created a 
new class of people: 
“Benzies", who ran about in 
expensive Mercedes Benz can 
provided by aid money. 
Money was being handed out 
to presidents who lived in 
.cultures where the first thing 
anyone (fid if they had money 
was td give it to family or 
friends. ‘ . 

The only system which 
ensured that money was prop- 
erly used was that of using 
reputable aid agencies. 

Dr Peter Gold, par- 
liamentary candidate for Shef- 
field Hallam, said they could 
do better than aim to reach a 
target in 1993 that was set 24 
years ago. 

. An Alliance * government 
should make a commitment 
to match pound for pound the 
funds raised by voluntary 

Mr Alan Befth, MP for 
Berwick-upon-Tweed, the 
Liberal spokesman on over- 
seas development, said the 
present Government had a 
shameful record and be chal- 
lenged the new Minister for 
Overseas Development, Mr 
Christopher Patten, to in- 
dicate what be proposed to do 
about the UN target and 
whether he would seek to get 
Britain’s aid programme back 
to the level at which it was 
when the Tories came to 

Aid should be shifted from 
prestige projects to the most 
important task of helping 
peasant farmers to grow food. 


Ability to resolve differences is test of Alliance 

There were policy differences be- 
tween the Liberals and the SDP, bat 
the test of the Affiance was not the 
ability to avoid differences, it was the 
ability to resolve them, Mr Des 
Wilson, president-elect of the Lib- 
erals, said in his address to the 
assembly, which won a standing 

In an appeal for Alliance unity and 
for the two parties to listen to each 
other, he said: “I do not belittle the 
policy problems. We wfll debate some 
of them this week. 

“1 ask no one of either party to 
betray any principles, only to remem- 
ber that to reflect onr words about co- 
operation and partnership and 
tolerance in the way the Alliance 
works is the responsibility of afi of ns 
in both parties at every lever. 

In a bitter attack on the two main 
parties and their “doable standards 
and self-indulgence", be questioned 
why the Alliance should be asked 
what compromises it would make for 
the chance to share power with other 
Conservative or Labour. 

The real question was on what 
conceivable grounds did either La- 
bour or Conservatives deserve any 
more power at alL 

He accused the Government of 
“more than a hint of corruption" and 
Labour, for all its moralistic bluster- 
ing, of helping to prop ap apartheid, 
sharing complicity In die creation of 
the nudear stockpile and haring a 
record on the Third World as 
miserable as that of the Conser- 

There was debate over whether the 

target of the Alliance campaign 

should be Labour or the Tories, 
should be both, and the self-serving 
system they tod both sustained. 

They were the unholy alliance of 
the past. The new Alliance had to 
change the machinery of power itself. 

“They want power for themselves, 
for the benefit of their dominant 
vested interests. We want power to 
redistribute and store with the 
people," he said. “Britain today is 
their joint creation, their combined 

They had had 40 years to build a 
sound and sustainable economy. To- 
day there was unremitting decline, ■ 
more than three; miUmii unemployed, 
hundreds of th o usands of you 
without hope, dereliction and 
and division between mam 
and labour, between North and South 
and between majority and minorities. 

“Those two parties share complic- 
ity in ail of the dangers and inequities 
that we face on our planet today", be 

“Their failure has not just been one 
of competence, it has been one of 
integrity. We see in than all the 
corrupting influence of unfettered 
power. They lave created a new issue 
in British politks-the probity of 

That extended from the virtual 
selling off of Britain to their friends to 
the way those at the top never seemed 
to suffer when the country suffered. 

How could politicians call on 
people to respond to tough challenges 

if they themselves contemptuously 
double-crossed and “bad-mouthed” 
their own colleagues as ministers tod 
over Westland? 

“There is a frivolity about their 
attitude to public service”, he said. “It 
is an outrage that, while hundreds of 
outstanding Alliance candidates are 
denied the opportunity to serve, then- 
opportunists like Pams, Golding and 
Kflroy-SOk can con the voters with 
the promise of public service and in 
less than three years chock it in for a 
bit more money or television fame. 

“It Is sordid, the spectacle of former 
ministers, and even sailor aril ser- 
vants with their inflation-linked pen- 
sions, slipping away from public tife 
for - lucrative directorships; often 
linked to their past public work. 

“There is more than a hint of 
corruption about this Conservative 
regime. They may not have their 
fingers in the till, tot, boy, they know 
a quick buck when they see one.” 

He suggested a few words for Mr 
David Steel to say to Mrs Margaret 
Thatcher when he arrived At 
Downing Street as Prime Minister 
•“Where she brought discord, may we 
bring harmony; where she brought 
despair, may we bring hope; where 
she brought Bernard Ingham, may we 
bring truth 1 . . - - 

“We have to tell our fellow citizens: 
it is time to throw them all out, time to 
take your fate back into your own 

A whole alternative culture of 
charities, pressure groups and 
community organizations, involving 

many hundreds of thousands of 

people, had emerged in de fianc e of the 

political malaise to explore 

Last Friday the Home Secretary 
tod complained about the growth of 
such groups, but the fact was that 
their numbers were a crashing con- 
demnation of the performance of the 
two old parties. They were also 
practical experience of the com- 
passion and sense of justice that was 
there . 

The Liberals would: replace the 
unjust electoral system with propor- 
tional representation; end suffocating 
secrecy by repealing all unnecessary 
controls on disclosure and replacing 
them with freedom of information; 
introduce s BiH of Rights; reduce the 
concentration of power in the centre; 
and dismantle many of the dictatorial 
Whitehall controls over local authori- 
ties and increase flipfr WwiM-fai au- 

“We have to invest now to assure 
ourselves of work and homes and 
harmony in our communities beyond 
the turn of the centry.” 

The Liberals could offer the coun- 
try leadership now by addressing the 
one great neglected political issue of 
the time: the future; The world was 
moving on ami leaving the old parties 
far behind, stiD trying to relive past 
glories, both trying to postpone the 

“We have not waited all these years 
to promote superficial, .short-term 
solutions that would be paid for by the 
suffering of onr children tomorrow.” . 


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By pooling British and 
French nudear resources on 
behalf of Europe Britain could 
exert a. stronger influence on 
the course of ( 

“We could also achieve 

mi nimum deterrent capacity 
*r level 

the reduction of unemploy 
‘ of thi 

not only at a much lower 
of risk and cost titan Trident 
tot even at a lower level than 
. tite present Polaris farce.* 

If Britain was able to agree 
with the French the co- 
ordinated location of targets 
and the timetable of deploy- 
ment and refitting of sub- 
marines, they could plan a 
reduction from four boats to 
three for their own force and 
thereby demonstrate an ear- 
nest Of tiietr deter minati on to 
go on reducing the volume of 
nudear weapons. 



Much of youth unemploy- 
ment was caused by the 
insistence of unions on 
protecting members' jobs 
against newcomers, Mrs Shir- 
ley Williams, president of the 
Social- Democratic Party, said 
at a fringe meeting on the 
future of work, “Visions of the 

“British trade unions, and I 
do not blame them for it, have 
tried to make a quasi-monop- 
oly out of work”, she said. “In 
other words, they defend full- 
tune work, and sometimes 
overtime, fin* their existing 
members against the people 
knocking at the door. 

“Young people who have 
not been reenuted have suf- 
fered because the efforts by the 
unions to retain the jobs of the 
middle aged and older people 
have essentially left them out 
in a society which is growing, 
in job terms, only slowly.” 

One of the resulting effects 
was something never seen 
before in this country, she 
said: 40 per cent of people 
under 25 years had been- 
unemployed for more than a 

A society that risks long- 
term unemployment is creat- 
ing an alienated under class 
which is not going to be left to 
rot for the next 60 years", she 
added. The approach to 
education was also to blame 
for high unemployment, she 

In America the number of 
professional, managerial and 
technical graduates this year 
had exceeded 30 million for 
the first time, that was 28 per 
cent of the workforce. 

“What is happening in Brit- 

We are now educating ]4 
per cent of our 18-year-oids to 
degree level in an economy' 
which demands 28 per cent at 
degree level". 


Liberal plans to reduce un- 
employment to two million in 
the life of a fuU Parliament 
would cost £5 billion a year 
and would leave no room for 
immediate cuts in direct tax- 
ation. Mr Andrew Vos, par- 
liamentary candidate for 
Hazel Grove, said in opening 

"sr- • 


Geoffrey Smith 

” During the debate Mrs Shir- 
ley Williams, president of the 

Today’s agenda 

The assembly will debate 
defence this afternoon after 
discussing motions about 
what the Alliance should do in 
theeventofahung Parliament 
and oh the International Year 
of Shelter for the Homeless. 
This morning delegates wall 
consider party business issues 

L. . . _ _ ^ 

appealed to those earn- 
ing more than £17,000 a year 
to be prepared to saennee the 
cost of a packet of cigarettes 
to finance the cost or aboush- two greatest issues at 
the next general election were 
unemployment and the pov- 
erty increasingly flowing from 
it The battle to create new 
jobs went alongside the battle 
to abolish poverty. 

The assembly voted unani- 
mously to agree a motion that 

ment and the reversal of the 
decline of manufacturing in- 
dustry would be the main 
economic priorities of Lib- 
erals in government 

The motion also welcomed 
the publication this year of 
plans by the Alliance 
Worksearch group for the 
regeneration of the regions 
and nations of Britain and 
reaffirmed the Liberal 
commitment to develop local 
regional and national employ- 
ment strategies. 

Mrs Williams spoke as a 
member of Worksearch. 

Mr Vos, moving the mo- 
tion, said the Liberal pro- 
gramme would involve some 
expansion of national borrow- 

It was a realistic, fully 
costed programme which 
would be backed up by an 
incomes policy and a coherent 
industrial strategy. If they 
were to do well at the next 
election they must convince 
the ..public k was worth 

Mr Paddy Ashdown, Lib- 
eral trade and industry 
spokesman and MP for 
Yeovil, said the City of Lon- 
don had followed the lead of 
the Government in “flogging 
off assets" for short-term 

The slick operators of the 
City earning fabulous sums 
were chasing a fast buck rather 
than investing in prosperity in 
the long term. 

David Owen is a politician 
who arouses contradictory 
feelings among both his toes . 
juStfis friends. Tbehos^J. 1 . 
of his opponents is mixed with _ 
a considerable measure of 
admiration. The enthusiasm of ^ 
Ms allies is more than tinged 
with suspicion. In his speech. •; 
at Eastbourne yesterday to 
sought with characteristic 'r 
deliberation to set Liberal ^ 
suspicions at rest. 

There are two particular 
doubts that Liberals have ” 
about him. They' fear that he - 
may use the Affiance for bb - 
own purposes, using their ** 
greater numbers and superior - 
organization around the com- * 
try in the service of his policies v 

for just as long as it suits turn, 7 
while treating their ideas and 
their traditions with arrogant * 
contempt. They also suspect *» 
that he is drifting loo far to the i 
right, becoming too hardfaced -> 
and too close to the 
Conservatives. - '* 

He tried to disarm the— 
liberals on the first score 
yesterday by giving a careful, 
reasoned, low-key speech that 
was clearly designed to dem- ^ 
onstrate that he took their, 
misgivings seriously. For some 
delegates he succeeded so well - 
that be positively bored them. 

Force of Owen 

Dr Owen is not a sdntfllat- 
ing phrase-maker. His power — 
as an orator comes from the ^ 
force of his personality and the - 
sharpness of his mind, rather 
than his instinctive feel for 
words. But yesterday his per- .V 
sonal force was ranted for the / 
sake of his broader purpose. 

His principal task yes- . 
terday, though, speaking the „ 
day before the critical debate -- 
oa defence policy, was to ■ 
convince the Liberals that he . ; 
is not obsessed with the need 
for military strength. Only if 
they are persuaded that the 
Alliance is devoting sufficient 
attention _to the cause of- 
disarmament win they accept ~ 
his insisteiKe'iA the need for n 
continuing nudear deterrent. I L" 
am not suggesting that he was 
insincere w making disarma- 
ment the main theme of bis ~ 
remarks. He has a long his- 
tory, probably longer than ' / 
anyone else in either die SDP—- 
or die Liberals, of con- 
centrated work in that field; " 
He served tor some years on ** 
the . Palme Commission on >' 
international disarmament, 
and dime is no subject on/, 
which he speaks with greater 
knowledge and enthusiasm. ... 

Bat there was also an ob- 
vious element of political * 
calculation in his comments^ X 
He was at pains to emphasize " 
die link between sound de- 
fence, the policy which has “I 
threatened to divide the Alii- • 
ance, and disarmament, which * 
is the aspiration of all lib- 

This reasoning is, I believe, 
correct in substance. Any men- : . 
sure of inter national disarms- 
ment that is worth having is __ 
the product of negotiation, and ; <- 
the best way for any country toll 
persuade an adversary to ~ 
negotiate seriously is to make'* 
it dear that it will reduce its 
arms only as part of an 
international deal. 

Change in tactics . S 
for Liberals - - 

headed by a report from the 
of foe party. Mr 

president ^ 

David Penhaligon, MP for 

Assembly reports by Alan Wood, Anthony Hodges and Amanda Haigh 

To bear Dr Owen deploying 
this kind of argument was. 
hardly a surprise. But . the 
respect he displayed for Lib- 
eral sensitivities did represent 
a change in his tactics. This 
was not the David Owen who a 
few months ago was castigat- 
ing the mdemiveness of the - 
SDP-Liberal Joint Commit - ^ 
sion on defence. ' 

Has there, however^ been — 
more than a change in tactics? . *, 
Up to now there has been a...* 
basic consistency in what he >! 
has been trying to do over a ’ 
successor to Polaris. Had he ” 
not tak en the strong, and to„; 
many people the intemperate, * • 
stand that he did 1 do not 
believe that he would have-' 
concentrated the minds of ” 
Liberals and Soda! Demo-, i 
crats mi this issue. 

But having taken this stand, 
be then had to demonstrate a — 
flexibility la tnanoett- . 
vre. He had to show his own — 
^rty as well as the liberals ^ 
that to was being reasonable /;• 
as well as firm. Othtn^e he 
could not win on the policy. 
without losing on the politics, - 
the AUiance apart/; 

Yet, having proclaimed the- - 
5™?? “f J* principles.*. •. 
might he m the end to forced 
to compromise them? We shall .* i ' 
*? 5 * “** fetr months 

“Jde m disarmament negotia- - 

S 005 - « to makT^hat.;; 
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Hospitals unable to fill 
research posts as 
scientists go overseas 

By Pearce Wright "" was unfilled, and in 10 per 

oaence Editor Tie Gc ennnenf s edoca- mt 'lh/» bhnratnriK mens 

Tourist Britain: 2 


Transport system 
fails to take strain 

^ -Vi'i/tfi'v . 

Science Editor 

Medical research lab- 
oratories in teaching hospitals 
and universities arc unable to 
iiij posts for urgent research 
because the cream of Britain's 
young scientists are opting for 
more attractive careers abroad 
or in industry, or even forsak- 

The Government's educa- 
tion policies were yesterday 
Mamed for the lack of progress 
in the pharmaceutical 

Professor Paul Spencer, 
head of the Welsh School of 
Pharmacy in Cardiff, told 
1,000 delegates at the British 
Pharmaceutical conference in 

inn cri MM in ■ v ■ iiHiiinHaiKW uiiuacuw ui 

■^science to lake jobs in the Jersey ^ ^ pblnnacy 

e_' . . __ profession is being crippled by 

2fi?21 h *. C fi llreS , are g^enunefrfedSSfonpolkks. 

“University and polytechnic 

Some research centres are 
seeking to recruit first-class, 
young research scientists from 
Japan and India. They have 
little chance of attracting tal- 
ent from North America. 

The problem in medical 
research in Britain is disclosed 
in a study by the Association 
of Researchers in Medicine 
and Science, which looked 
into the reasons why so many 
posts remain unfilled. 

The study showed a crisis in 
morale and declining stan- 

Dr James Archer, from the 
Medical Research Council's 
bone and joint research unit, 
attached to The London Hos- 
pital. helped to organize the 

He said: “It shows a lost 
generation of medical sci- 
entists. There has been a 
haemorrhage of the highest 

He .attributed only part of 
the blame to the impact of cuts 

widow gets 

Mrs Pauline Hailwood, the 
widow of Mike Hailwood, the 
former world motor cycle 
champion, won £212.620 
damages in the High Court 
yesterday for the car crash in 
which her husband and 
daughter Michelle; aged nine, 

Hailwood, who was world 
champion 10 times, died from 
multiple injuries after the 
family car was in collision 
with a lorry in March 1981. 

Mrs Hailwood, aged 40, i$ 
to receive £202,620 and her 
son. David, aged 12, who was 
a passenger in the back of the 
car. was awarded £10,000. 

The agreed damages and 
costs of the action are to be 
paid by the Motor Insurers 
Bureau on behalf of Mr Eric. 
Darby, the owner of the lorry, 
of Brierly Hill, Birmingham, 
and Mr Raymond Whitmore, 
the driver, of Kingswinford, 

Woman wins 
libel action 

Mrs Davina Phillips, a 
successful businesswoman, 
won undisclosed damages in a i 

High Court libel action yes- 
terday after a book claimed 
she was the “shared" girl 
friend of the Prince of Wales 
and Prince Michael of Kent. 

The publishers of The 
Adventures of a Maverick Prin- 
cess. by Barry Everingbam, 
accepted that there was no 
foundation for the offending 

Robber jailed 

Percy Jacks, aged 32, of 
Forest Grove, Hackney, east 
London, was jailed for 10 
yean; at the Central Criminal 
Court yesterday for three 
armed robberies on security 
guards, which totalled. 
£21,000. and conspiracy to 

School closure 

Mr Kenneth Baker, Sec- 
retary of Slate for Education, 
announced yesterday that a 
34-pupil school at Boughton, 
Norfolk, must close. 

education is threadbare. 
Successive governments have 
stripped away the fabric of 
quality, the capacity to 
efe&iga, the capacity to take 

brilliant or far-reaching initia- 
tives on which this 
profession's advance would 

have fuelled, ■” he said. 

in government spending on 
medical research. 

He attached equal im- 
portance to the absence in 
Britain of a career structure in 
medical research, compared 
with other European countries 
and North America. 

His conclusions were based 
on comments from 200 lead- 
ing medical research - lab- 
oratories which bad 
advertised for post-doctoral 
research scientists during the 
first three months of this year. 

The survey disclosed that in 
30 per cent of the cases the job 

‘nears end’ 

By Christopher Warman 

Property Correspondent 

Property in London and the 
South-east remains “buoyant” 
white in the rest of Britain the 
boom seems to be coming to an 
end, the Royal Institution of 
-Chartered Surveyors says in 
its latest survey of house 
prices, published yesterday. 

For the quarter ending Au- 
gust 31, more than one third of 
estate agents taking part in the 
survey reported no mcrease in 
prices, and there were indica- 
tions that the trend is likely to 
continue to the end of the year. 

Although the 196 
participating firms In En gland 
and Wales continued to sell a 
similar munber of homes, they 
reported a substantial increase 
in the offices showing -no price 

“The possibility of higher 
interest rates lnflied_ with a 
sustained level of low inflation 
are the most likely reasons for 
the levelling off,” Mr Peter 
Miller, the institute's housing 
market spokesman, said. 

The South-east, in contrast, 
is still doing well. More than 
half the 63 agents in a special 
survey reported increases dur- 
ing the past three months of 
more than 2 per cent, with a 
fifth of sates sfcowmg an 
increase of more than 5 per 

‘‘However, comments re- 
ceived indicate that these price 
rises will not continue at their 
present rate,” the institute 

• Nuffield Ledge in Regent's 
Park, London, one of the most 
expensive houses to come on to 
the property market, has been 
sold to an overseas buyer, the 
agents, Chestertons, an- 
nounced yesterday. 

The agents, acting for the 
Crown Estate Commissioners 
and the Nnffidd Foundation, 
have deefined to name the oew 
owner. The asking price was 
more than £8 million. 

Nuffield Lodge, a Grade I 
listed building was bnfit be- 
tween 1822 and 1824 and is 
one of the villas forming 
Nash's grand design for tire 

Scheme to revive 
lifeless fish lakes 

By Our Science Editor 

, f «,„i hf-own But the scientists attribute 

trout win i*. iuuw— „ 

month to 

upland water in Galloway, 
south-west Scotland., m an 

experiment, c 9? infi 

.. r .I...., tmiv trt restore 

Uie aenuK “ 

much to poisoning by alum- 
inium compounds, leached 
from the soil by the rain, as to 
the rise in the level of acidity 

r .k . Unh 

of uie loch. . 

fish’stocS » ^Theeflcctofthe™. 

fich docks 10 lakes rcuucitu i ne -- 

lif A^ion d i^ock next deSr^toVViiLdeggs. 
year will depend on their fete. ne scientists are about to 
The original population began ^ ^ effectiveness of van- 

lo decline almost 30 years ago, ou5 treatments they devised 
and the reintroduction of returning the water to 
l 000 brown trout in 1960 and su itable condition to sustain 
“main, with rainbow trout, in ljfe n, e process for restoring 
S? failed to halt the slide. lhc qua |ity 0 f the water began 

. ‘ , .L ctaai nmiect is a i . fnnr hAvs alon<i the 

vpnturc nvui’i*>b " , . . rage m - -j 

of scientists from universities poIyel hylene curtains from 
and research msutute^ The fioa t ing booms, 
work is paid for by Bnusb flow 0 f water was 

coal and clectna.y board* .onuolkd jd that 

During •he pafl rwo ynn 
the scientists have me ““T e jJ 
he rainfall and compared it 

with chemical analyses of the 

streams feeding the loch firom 

different types of JOU atm 
from land covered with vary 

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'"J^ndude nZrbnd and 
have a high acidity. 

was unfilled, and in 10 per 
cent the laboratories wens ' 

Commenting on the poor 
response, the head of one 
biochemistry research unit at ' 
a Loudon teaching hospital 
said that a few years ago be 
would expect more than 40 
suitable applicants for the 
level of research involved. He 
was still looking for a scientist 
of high enough calibre. 

Dr Archer said the lost 
talent had not all followed the 
“brain drain” to the United 
States or to industry. 

Three of the top' young 
scientists at a department in 
Oxford University had moved 
to the City. 

Dr Archer believed the loss 
of first-class scientists was 
inevitable after cuts in the 
Medical Research Council's 

Awards of grants to research 
students, who should form the 
next generation of top medical 
scientists, were reduced by I 
half four years ago. 

Medical charities have 
taken an increasing share of 
research costs. The 34 largest 
members of the Association of 
Medical Research Charities 
now pay about £100 million 
for more than 2,700 research 
programmes, half as many 
again as the 1,800 supported 
by the Medical Research 




Dr Deborah Greenspan (right), an Aids researcher; who received the Woman of Distinction 
award in London yesterday, talking to Zamira Rhodes, the fashion designer, who made the 
presentation (Photograph: Peter Trievnor). 

Britain attracts tourists 
from more widely diffused 
origins than any other Euro- 
pean country. It helps to make 
Heathrow Airport the busiest 
international airport in the 

But in other respects, 
according to the British Tour- 
ist Authority, our transport 
system militateS i against 
continuing success in attract- 
ing foreign visitors. 

The authority is concerned 
that access routes to and from 
airports and seaports are inad- 
equate for the traffic they; are 
expected to bear, and if British 
Rail does not provide better 
rolling stock it will drive away 
foreign customers- 

The tourist authority is also 
against the high air fares that 
prevail on certain domestic 
routes and on European 
routes in generaL 

The present pure stnicture 
suits the established airlines, 
and is largely accepted by 
business users, but discour- 
ages tourist traffic to a serious 
degree, the authority’s 
researchers believe. 

The authority would like to 
see back-to-back charters en- 
couraged. to facilitate more 
low-cosi flying holidays. 

.Another of the little over- 
sights that cost the country 
dear in international tourism 
last year was the failure to 
keep pace with the continental 
move to lead-free petrol. 

Large numbers of Germans 
and Scandinavians could not 

In the second of two 
an icies about the British 
Tourist Authority's view 
of tourism in Britain, 
Robin Young finds that 
the country cannot always 
offer foreign visitors trans- 
pons of delight. 

because among all the petrol 
service stations.- there was 
none to provide them with the 
lead-free petrol their engines 

Other suggestions that the 
authority makes might in- 
volve stricter policing tn tour- 
ist areas. The perception of 
Europe as a terrorist-ridden 
continent, unsafe to set foot 

in. patently a fleeted a lot of 

American holiday decisions 
this vear. 

The tourist authority put a 
big effort into attempting to 
counter the aftermath of Brit- 
ish support for the air raids on 
Libva. with some success. 

Simpler to counter would be 
the continuing complaints of 
tourists about dishonest street 
trading at main attractions, 
and dip-rate commissions, 
charged by some British bu- 
reaux de change, in defiance of 
the BTA code of conduct. 

Our booking services arc 
lamentably weak for attrac- 
tions that should be among 
Britain's strongest areas: selt- 
catcring and farmhouse holi- 
days. festival tickets and 
sporting events. 


‘mam. wttn raraw* — iiie. me 

S? failed io halt the slide. thc qua |ity 0 f the water began 
The Loch Fleet project is a b creating four bays along the 
venture involving nine teams ^ of the loch by suspending 
of scientists from universities pQlyel hy[ene curtains from 

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English Fresh !brk Loin Chops (bone-in) 

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English Celery per pack 2j9p 28p 

English Brussels Sprouts (loose) per lb 4# 29p 

English/Dutch Mushrooms (loose) 

per lb £ 1,26 £1.10 

Sainsbuiyfc Low Fat Fork & Beef 

Sausages lib 79p 

Sainsburyk Steak & Kidney Pie latge §8p 75p 

Sainsburyk Brantley Apple Swiss Roll 

each ffip 4 2p 

Sainsburys Mr Men Yogurts 125g I0f> 14p 

Sainsburyfc Natural CottageCheese 8oz 5Jtfp 44p 
Sainsbury's West Country Farmhouse 

Cheddar per lb £1.44 

SainsburyJs Blue Stilton per lb £]/$4 £1.74 

Sainsbuty Beans in Tomato Sauce 447g ijjfr 16p 
Sainsburys Red Label Tea 250g packet f&p 65p 
Salisbury's Mixed Flavour Crisps 

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Sainsburys Medium Roast Instant 

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controlled so that water ml 
only one way from each bay 
into the main body of water in 
the centre of the loch. 

Water flowing into three of 
the bays came from sectors of 
land that had each been 
dusted with' different prepara- 
tions containing Umestont 
land water draining into 
ie fourth bay was untreated. 

Within days, improvements 
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oHhe water running into the 
toys front the treated catch- 
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King J uan Carlos tells 
UN Spain’s campaign 
for Gibraltar will go on 

From Zoriana Pysamfsky, New York . __ ^ a mcm _ 

King Juan Carlos of Spain Anglo-Spanish relations fcifo 0 f the 

yesterday called the present yesterday dominated tfiean- community” 

status of Gibraltar an anach- ention of Sir Geoffrey How* ' . ^ ^ 

ronism of modern rimes and c^»rv. who in King j uan 

ronism of modern rimes and the Foreign Secretary, wh oin S _ 

pledged that his Government addition to attending a lunch TCts was foe first ttme that 
would conrioue a vigorous given in the Spin was given the opp. 

camoaien to bring the tern- Senor Javier P^rez de Cuellar, mty to open the debate, an 

•* a ami T TM C nrmtinf ItPflFfSl knnAnr iTtof fhrAiirrti 1 1 uHttimi 

tOry under Spanish sov- 

, ' aHHrtsc 0 f touch briefly on the Gibraltar 

(h'VncJKe in An 41a 

session of the United Nations given for the King. 

General Assembly, the King of *n 1ms address the King 

Senor Javier P^rez de Cuellar, mty to open the debate, an 
the UN Secretary General, honour that through tradition 
also had an opportunity to has been reserved Tor Brazil; 
touch briefly on the Gibraltar Bui. according - to dfr>- 
issue at a reception and dinner iomatic protocol, the King of 
given for the King. Spain ranks higher than the 

In his address the King Brazilian Form Minister 
called terrorism the supreme and President Reagan, who 

Spain welcomed the decision called terrorism the supreme and President Reagan, who 
of the British and Spanish assault against the most pri- was slotted as the second 
Governments in 1985 to re- mary of human rights: the speaker, 
solve the question of Gibrai- right to live m peace. The The King said that respect 
tar. including that of sover- Spanish Government had for human rights would be a 
eignty, through negotiations, repeatedly declared , itself in yardstick by which our 
“This new phase is domi- ^vour of intensifying inter- civilization would be judged. 

“This new- phase is domi- , ■ - — - --- — — j — 

nated by the hope of putting : Those who violated human 

IM1CU UV me UUUC U1 UUIUUK -tVw‘ ...J.-i-mI vjwuuwu imujou 

an end to an unjust situation scours , he righ island those who adopted 

without harm for the interests 
of the local population,” be 

an attitude of passive rcsigna.- 

“Support for, and even don to those violations, would 
tolerance of. terrorism dis- ' be hdd equally responsible. 

Radiation leaks at 
Chernobyl cease 

From Christopher Walker, Moscow 
Nearly five months after the - the start of October. Then the 

faces get 
TV awards 


blamed on 

Maputo (Reuter) - Mozam- 
bique launched an pretnt 

Diquc 7 ” - 

appeal for international . 
aid yesterday, saying nearly 

.... «a«iU ran* 

four million of its people race 
famine because of the long- 

femine because of the long- 
running war with right-wing 

rebels. . .. 

The Cooperation Minister, 
r v*1aui cnMluni 

I UC vu-vjfl.*-—” V . ' 

Mr Jacinto Veloso. speaking 
to officials coonUnaang the 
relief effort. Warned the rebel 
Mozambican National Resis- 
tance for disrupung agri- 
culture and forcing viHagere » 
flee their homes. 

Attempt to 
halt concert 

Jerusalem -Scores of vocif- 
erous right-wing dem- 
onstrators armed with sunk 
bombs tried to disrupt, the 
opening conoerxin Tel Aviv or 
the Greek troubador Nikis 
Tbeodarakis (David Bernstein 
writes). , . 

The singer has attracted the 
anger of right-wing circles here 
for his open support of the 
Palestine Liberation 
Organization, whose national 
anthem he composed. 

Massacre toll 1 

From Ivor Davis 

explosion and fire which 
wrecked one ofthe four 1,000- 
megawau reactors at the 
Chernobyl nuclear power sta- 
tion. the Soviet authorities 
announced yesterday that the 
damaged reactor was no 
longer emitting dangerous 
radioactivity into the atmo- 

!□ an interview with the 
government evening paper 
Izvestia. Mr Boris Shcherbina, 
a Deputy Prime Minister and 
overall chief of the Kremlin 
commission appointed to in- 
vestigate the disaster, said: 
“There are no dangerous 
emissions now from the dam- 
aged reactor. This gives us the 
possibility of starting up the 
power station again.” 

With the entombment of 
the crippled Number Four 
reactor in more than 160,000 
tonnes of concrete nearing 
completion, Mr Shcherbina 
said that the first of the 
station's three remaining re- 
actors would probably begin 
functioning again at the begin- 
ning of next month, earlier 
than bad originally been 

“I think that the first unit at 
Chernobyl will be operating at 

second unit, where prepara- 
tory work is going on in luU 

The Stockholm conference clock was sti 
Andeisson, Swedish Foreign Minister, 

JtoaBow time for ag r eem ent, soalldete] 
Robert Bury, US team chief, and Mr t 

:at 10.56: from left, Mr Sten 
vsky, die Soviet team head. 

It was - old familiar faces 

swing, will aim start up,” the time wiien the IV industry 
Deputy Prime Minister ex- "handed oat its annul Emmy 


awards on Sunday night, giv- 

Security conference: the final document 

He did not set any date for ing top prizes to tong-nmnug 
the. resumed operation of the shows like Cagney and Lacey 

third reactor, which adjoins 
the damaged fourth unit. 

At present all Soviet work- 
ers at the site are being paid 
more than double their nor- 
mal wage as an incentive^ 

and St Elsewhere, a hospital 
saga that almost died because 
of low ratings. 

Cagney and Lacey, the se- 
ries about a couple of female 
detectives, was named the best 

Excerpts from the official 
English-language version of 
the Final Document of the 
Stockholm Security 


The representatives of the 

Diplomatic sources said last d ram a ti c show for the second 
night that they expected the year in a row, with Sharon 

incentive system to continue 
to operate. 

The sources said that one 
reason for the speed with 

Gless getting the best actress 
trophy after three years of 
losing to her tart-tongued cO- 
star Tyne Daley. John Karlen, 

which the Soviet authorities who plays Daley's long-softer- 
ap p^ rpH determined to re- ing husban d, won a best 

sume operations at Chernobyl 
was the need to resume its 

supporting actin’ award. 
Golden Girls won the best 

generation ofdectricity : before comedy series ofthe year, for 
the sudden surge in demand the second year in a row. The 

that accompanies the onset of I show, which deals wfch the 

the Russian winter. 

activities of a handful of 

According to Soviet of- women r$ed oyer 50,whp live 
ficials, the walls of the tomb together, won Betty White the 

covering the Number Four lead actress in a comedy show 
reactor have been built up to a award. 

ference on Security and Co- 
operation in Europe, Austria, 
Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, 
Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Den- 
mark, Finland, France, the 
German Democratic Repub- 
lic, the Federal Republic of 
Germany, Greece, the Holy 
See. Hungary, Iceland, Ire- 
land, Italy, Liechtenstein, 
Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, 
The Netherlands, Norway, 
Poland, Portugal, Romania, 
San Marino, Spain, Sweden, 
Switzerland, T urkey, • the 
Union of Soviet Socialist 
Republics,- the United-King- 
dom. the United States of 
America, and Yugoslavia, met 

height of 135 ft 

St Elsewhere, die one-hour 

In addition, some 132 wa- drama set in an ageing Boston 
ter-protection dams have been hospital, which has been on 

in Stockholm from January 
17, 1984, to September 19, 
1986 . . . and have declared 
the following 

• Refraining from the use of 
force: .•••• 

They stress their commiGnent ' 
to the principle of peaceful 
settlement of disputes as con- 
tained in the Final Act (of foe. 
1975 Helsinki conference), 
convinced that it is an essen- 
tial complement to the duty of 
stales to refrain from the 
threat or use of force, both 
being essential factors for the 
maintenance and. consolida- 
tion of peace and security . 
i - They reaffirm the universal 
significance of human rights 
and fundamental freedoms. - 
Respect for and foe effective 
i exercise of these rights and 
freedoms are essential factors 
for international peace, justice 
and security .. . 

They emphasize foe neces- 
sity to take resolute measures 
to prevent and to combat 
terrorism, including terrorism 
in international relations . . . 
They will take all appropriate 
measures u preventing their 
respective territories from be- 
ing used for the preparation, 
organization or commission 
ofierrorist activities . . . 

• Prior notification of certain 
military activities: 

The participating states will 
give notification in writing 
through diplomatic channels 

H in an agreed form of content to 
all other participating states 
42 days or more in advance of 
foe start of notifiable military 
activities in the zone of 
application for confidence- 
and security-building mea- 
sures (Le. from foe Atlantic to 
foe Urals). 

built to prevent the spreading foe air for five years, collected 

of contaminated water. 

16 Tamil guerrillas die in raid 

Colombo — Sixteen Tamil 
guerrillas were killed by se- 

exploded last Thursday. 

A communique said the 

curity forces in foe jungles of security forces were combing 
Vakanerl in Sri Lanka's East- the jungle for terrorist hide- 

ern province on Sunday, the 
Government said (Vijitha 
Yapa writes). Vakaneri is near 
Baiticoloa. where a car bomb 

outs when foe incident oc- 

six Eramys, including best 
arinrih'a drama for WflKam 
Daniels and best -supporting 
actress - for Bonnie Bartlett, 
who plays . Daniel's wife. Mi- 
chael J. 'Fox, the star of 
Family 7ux, wun foe award for 
best actor, in a comedy series; 
Dustin Hoffman won best 

curred. A large quantity of actor in a TV special for his 
explosives, wire rolls and bat- role as Willy Loman in Death 

teries were found. 

of a Salesman. 

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Each ofthe following mili- 
tary activities in the field . . .. 
will be notified: 

The engagement of forma- 
tions of land forces of foe 
participating states in foe 
same exercise activity con- 
ducted under a singl e opera- 
tional command independent- 
ly or in combination with any 
possible air or naval com- 

This military activity will be 
subject to notification when- 
ever it involves at any time in 
the activity at least 13,000 
troops or at least 300 battle 

The participation of air 
forces of the participating 
states will be included m the 
notification if h is foreseen 
that in foe course of the 
activity 200 or more sorties by 
aircraft, excluding helicopters, 
will be flown . . . 

• Observation of certain mili- 
tary activities: 

A participating state will in- 
vite observers from all other 
participating states to the 

calendar of its military activ- 
ities subject to prior notifica- 
tion ... forecast for the 
subsequent year. It will be 
transmitted . . . not later than 
November 15 each year. 

• Constraining provisions: 
Each participating state will 
communicate ... by Novem- 
ber 15 each year information 
concerning military activities 
.subject to prior notification 
involving more than 40,000 
troops vmich it plans to cany 
out in foe second calendar 
year. . . 

Participating states will not 
carry out military activities 
subjeci to prim- notification 
involving more than 75,000 

for confidence- and security- 
building measures. 

Any participating state will 
be allowed to address a re- 
quest for inspection to another 
participating state oh whose 
territory : . ■ . compliance with 
foe agreed confidence- and 
securitybuilding measures is 
in doubt. 

No-partfdpating state will 
be obliged to accept on its 
territory within the zone . . . 
more than three inspections 
per calendar year. 

No participating state will 
be obliged to accept more than 
one inspection per calendar 
year from the same participat- 
ing state ... 

The- participating state 

Agrigsnto (Reuter) — The 
death toll in Sicily’s .worst 

gan gland kilting for W) JttBS 

rose to six as police started 
investigating the massacre at a 
crowded bar in the town of 
Porto Empedocle. 

Seoul's fear 

Seoul (AP) - President 
Chun Doo Hwan blamed 
North Korea for a recent 
bombing at Seoul's Kimpo 
international airport and said 
it was possibile Pyongyang 
might launch a surprise attack. 

Rebel pardon 

Dhaka (Reuter) — President 
Ershad has pardoned 37 
Bangladeshi guerrillas who 
fought in foe 1971 war of 
independence but were later 
convicted by military courts . 
of corruption and murder. 

troops unless they have been ‘ parocipauug sun* 
theobject of communication 

as described above. pernutt^ io d^nate 

Palace find 

Participating states will not 

cany out military activities of another state ... a specific 

subject to prior notification ar “- v t . 

involving more than 40,000 ’ 
troops unless they have been ♦ 

indurtol in the annual cal- in 8 *** .accompanied by 

troops unless they have been 
included in the annual cal- 
endar, not later than Novem- 
ber 15 each year. 

following nofifiablc_milirary ; # Compliance . 1 . and 

, [Grow*, force ewrasK In accordance with foe pro- 
mvolying more than 17,000 visions contained, in • this 

-troops.]-.' 7 ■' document each -participating 

# Annul calendars: - • - . state has the right to conduct 

Each participating state wfll inspections on the territory of 
exchange with all other any other participating state 
participating states an annual within foe zone of application 

representatives of the receiv- 
ing state will be permitted 
access, entry and unob- 
structed ; survey, except for 
areas, or smsitive points to- 
wiuch access is normally de- 
nied orxestricted, military anti 
other defericeinstallations, as" 
well as naval vessels, and 

Peking (AP) — Archaeolo- 
gists -have - discovered -the 
2,000-year-okl nuns ofa vaca- 
tion palace belonging to 
China's- first emperor, Qin 
Shibuang, at Beidaihe, a sea- 
side resort east of here. 

Begin hurt 

-Jerusalem (AP) — The for- 
mer Israeli Prime Minister, 
Mr Menaohem Begin, fiao-v 
tured a rib by slipping on thfe- 
floor when he got out of bed 
and is under sedation.- . . 

inspections on foe territoiy of aircraft. 

any other participating stete Areas where notifiable mili- 

Drugs charge 

tary activities can take place 
win not be declared restricted 
areas, except for certain 
permanent or temporary mili- 
tary installations, which, , in 
temtorial termi, should be as 
small as - possible, and con- 
sequently those areas will not 
be used to prevent inspection 
of notifiable military activities i 

\ry. *LJ . . 

Malaga (AP) — Two Britons 
arrested here will probably be 
accused today of possession of 
2661b of hashish resin worth 
£1.2 million, a Malaga govern- 
ment.spokesman said. 

Ugly scene 

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A bos-full oTWestern consumer goods, JacftMting cokmr TVs 
and video recorders, berng unloaded at New York's Kennedy 
Airport as the first of the 25 Russians ordered to quit the 
Soviet United Nations mission left for home. . 

• Inspection will be permitted 
on foe ground, from the air, or 

The reply to foe request will 
be given in the shortest pos- 
sible period of time, but 
"within not mote than 24 
hours. Within 36 hours, after . 
the issuance of foe request, foe 
inspection . team . will be 
permitted to enter the terri- 
tory of the receiving state. 

Within. 48 hours of the 
arrival of foe inspection team 
at the specified area, the 
inspection will be terminated. 

There wiD be no more than 
four inspectors in an inspec- 
tion team ... 

The inspecting, state will 
specify whether aerial inspec- 
tion wilTbe conducted using 
an airplane, a helicopter or 
both. Aircraft for inspection 
win be chosen, by mutual 
agreement between foe .in^ 
specting and receiving states 

Bangkok (Reuter) — The 
“Miss Thailand World ‘86” 
beauty pageant came' to an 
ugly end when runners-up 
stole foe winner’s tiara to 
crown their own queen. 

Boy freed 

Merida, Spain (Reuter) — A 
nine-year-old boy kidnapped 
five days ago and held in a 
cave was freed unharmed after 
police arrested bis -captors 
when they went to collect a 
.ransom thrown from a train. 

Three shot 

Harare (Reuter) — - i 

Zimbabwean security forces - 1 

shot dead three armed rebels ■* | 
near northern Lake Kariba ax v 1 
foe remote outpost of Binga. ;. * • r 1 

Bribes lesson 

8 - 00 % 8-16 

Israel moves closer to links with Eastern bloc 

Belgrade (Reuter) — A 
Yugoslav mathematics profes- 
sor was jailed for 5 years for 
taking bribes in exchange for 
giving pass marks in exams. 

netp.a. ! 

On balances of £20,000 
or more we pay 

net CA,R* | 

which compounds annually 
to an even more impressive 

Peres tests Visa office to open in Poland 

DlOOd Ol From Roger Boy&i Warsaw 

• Israel Is dose to it-estab- -foster adtural Units. Even Improve foe lines of commu- 

lV/inCDnTF lKhmg low-level diplomatic before this ag re emen t , there ideation between Israel and 
IV lUkJvU TT ties with Poland after a break was a flurry of contacts be- the communist states. Only 

Papal trip 

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net p.a. 

8 - 42 % 

From Zoriana Pysariwsky 
New York 

net C.A.Rf 

Immediate access with no penalty if a balance of at 
least £10,000 remains. 

Otherwise 90 days’ notice for withdrawals or instant 
access with 90 days’ loss of interest on sum withdrawn. 

Interest paid half-yearly. Or monthly if preferred, on 
investments of £1,000 or more. 

Try Anglia 

The building society that cares about what you want. 


Mr Shimon Peres, foe 
Prime Minister of Israel, yes- 
terday held his first , substan- 
tial meeting with Mr Eduard 
Shevardnadze, foe Soviet For- 
eign Minister, to test the water 
for. a possible reconciliation 
between the two governments 

The meeting came in the 
wake of an inconclusive-round 
ofSoviet-Isradi talks held last 
month in Helsinki, which fail- 
ed 10 make headway oh the 
crucial issue of increased Jew- 
ish emigration. 

Although its is not unusual 
for Israel- and the Soviet 
Union to have high-level con- 
tacts. the timing of the meet- 
ing yesterday gave foe dis- 
-cussions a different dimen- 

The Soviet Union is not 
believed to be ready to re-es- 
tablish foe relationship it sev- 
ered with Israel following foe 
Six-Day War in 1967 - and 
give away one of its most valu- 
able bargiining chips — until it 
is fairly certain that the idea of 
a conference-is a viable one. 

Israel Is dose to rt-estab- 
lishke low-level diplomatic 
ties with Poland after a break 
of almost 20 years, according 
to senior Western diplomats. 

The move is another sign of 
foe slow rapprochement be- 
tween Soviet bloc countries 
and foe Israeli Gov er n m ent, 
and has encouraged specula- 
tion that there may be renewed 
ties between Moscow and Je- 

Poland and Israel agreed 
several months ago to open 
“interest offices" — the lowest 
form of diplomatic contact— to 
process visa applications and 

foster adtural links. Even 
before this ag ree me nt there 
was a flarry of contacts be- 
tween Poland and Israel, with 
the Warsaw leadership mak- 
ing a number of symbolic ges- 
tures toward* Jewish culture 
in Poland. 

In die first instance foe 
interest section wiD probably 
deal with Jewish groups who 
want to risk pay tnbote at foe 
the large Nazi concentration 
camps, inefodine Auschwitz,. 
TreWinka and Majdanek, on 
.Polish soil. 

However, even; kw-levei 
diplomatic representation wfli 

Dr Vladimir Brodsky (right), a 
Soviet Jewish activist smiles 
with relief at-Tel Aviv airport 
after his release from a Soviet 
labour camp. Dr Brodsky, an 
anaesthetist aged 42, arrived 
in Israel oh Sunday night with 
his wife, Dina, and daughter, 
Rachel, aged 2.. ... 

In 1982 he founded foe 
“Group to Establish Trust 
between the Soviet Union and 
the United States”, in Moscow 
with two others. A year later 
be was dismissed from his job 
and in August last year was 
sentenced to three years- in 
prison on charges of hooli- 

improve foe lines of commu- 
nication between Israel and 
the communist states. Only 
Romania has a fully fledged 
Israeli Embassy, and althou gh 
foe Bucharest leadership 
passes on messages from the 
Israelis. Palestinians and 
other Arab governments, the 
Soviet ' Union would dearly 
welcom e other «*h^nnrtff of 

information. Moscow is pntso-. 
fog tiie ideaof an intemationa} 
conference on foe Middle East 
Hungary is also reported to 
be c onsidering stronger links 
with Israel, but so for this has 
confined itself to increased 
cultural exchanges. Poland 
and Hungary take foe official 
view that fall- .diplomatic rela- 
tions can be restored only 
when certain changes occur in 
Israeli policy, including with- 
drawal from foe West Bank. 

• Embassy bomb scare The 
Polish bomb squad was called 
out last night when a suspi- 
cious package was found in the 
British Embassy in Warsaw. 
The street was sealed off and 
' neighbouring houses eva- 
cuated. but. foe paH/ygp 
found to contain only a light 
' bulb, some odds and ends, aod 
a confused note declaring foal 
this was only “foe first 
- warning” to foe embassy. 

Vatican City (Reuter) — The 
Pope will visit six countries in 
Asia and Oceania on his 32nd 
overseas tour, his longest so 
far, starting on November 18. 

Nuns released 

Lisbon (Reuter) — Angola's 
Unita rebels said they have 
released a Brazil ian priest and 
two Angolan nuns reported 
captured when their car was 
ambushed In central Bie prov- 
ince on September 14. 

Arrest protest 

Bonn (Reuter) - The West 
German foreign ministry 
summoned ■ Chile's .ambS 
sador lo Bonn io demand the 
f ^est German- 
oontxhooimistress arrested 
by Chilean secret police. 

Paper blaze 

- Striking 
Bangladeshi journalists and 
press workers burned copies of 
two pro-government Lm 

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Defence chief 
urges election 
to end doubts 
over Aquino 

From Keith Dalton, Manila 

__ Mr Juan Ponce Emile. Phil- vador Laurel, the Vice-Presi- 

ll :I Uis&L>A V ! ach T iiivUbnR 0 

1 (JL V. 


[ppmes Defence Minister, yes- 
teraay said a presidential 
j-Kpton early next year will 
help wing political stability to 
the Philippines and settle 

once and for all" doubts 
fboui President Aquino's 

The lack of a coherent 
policy to counter the “steadily 
growing” communist insur- 
gency and expanded political 
activities by radical left- 
wingers had begun to polarize 
the nation, Mr Entile said. 

On Sunday 3.000 protesters, 
at a demonstration to mark 
the 1972 imposition of martial 
law, demanded the resigna- 
tion of Mr Entile, who they 
denounced as a “fascist" and a 
“threat to peace and dem- 

The defence chiefs ad- 
vocacy of a tough policy 
against the 17.000-strong New 
People’s Army won praise 
among a similar sized crowd 
of Marcos loyalists that 
simultaneously gathered out- 
side military headquarters to 
chant its support for Mr 
Entile, tor 16 years the De- 
fence Minister of the ousted 
leader. Mr Ferdinand Marcos. 

Mr Entile said many people 
questioned the credentials of 
Mrs Aquino to hold -office 
because she took power after a 
four-day, civilian-backed mili- 
tary revolt which he led jointly 
with the armed forces chief; 
General Fidel Ramos. 

Mrs Aquino “is a very 
popular person and there is no 
problem that this Govern- 
ment will stand on its own 
popularity". Mr Entile said. 

He said that, if there was a 
public consensus for a new 
presidential election, then he 
would support it. “Then 
maybe we would have stabil- 
ity in this country." 

• Cabinet meeting: Mr Sal- 

dent, has called 
today of the Cabinet and the 
National Security Council, 
government officials said 
(Reuter reports). 

President Aquino returns 
on Thursday from a nine-day 
visit to the United States. 
During her absence. Mr Lau- 
rel, Mr Entile, and General 
'Ramos have expressed con- 
cern at the continuing activity 
by the communist- New 
People’s Army. 

Mr Laurel said during the 
weekend that the enlarged 
National Security Council 
should meet to discuss the 
insurgency, which appears to 
be continuing unabated de- 
spite a start at peace talks. 

It is not known whether Mrs 
Aquino has approved the 

• Colonel surrenders: An 
army colonel, wanted in 
connection with the murder of 
the opposition leader, Benigno 
Aquino, surrendered at a mili- 
tary camp yesterday, a court 
official said (Reuter reports). 

Colonel Vicente Tinas was 
one of 26 men, including the 
former armed forces chief; 
General Fabian Ver, acquitted 
in December of charges of 
involvement in the 1983 kill- 
ing of the husband of Presi- 
dent Aquino. The Supreme 
Court has ordered a new trial 
for the 26 men. 

• US aid: A US Air Force 
plane, loaded with food and 
medical supplies, arrived in 
Manila yesterday with the first 
instalment of a $20 million 
(£13.3 million) donation to 
Filipino troops and civilians 
(AP reports). 

The gift included $10 mil- 
lion in medical supplies for 
the Philippine aimed forces. 

President Reagan approved 
the aid after he met President 
Aquino last week. 

Sudan food airlift 
to risk rebel fire 

From Charles Harrison, Nairobi 

International relief organ- 
izations plan to lannch Opera- 
tion Rainbow this week, an 
airlift -of food to pants of 
southern Sudan, in spite of 
threats by the rebel Sudan 
People’s Liberation Army to 
shoot down any planes flying 
over the “war zone". 

Relief flights have been 
halted since the SPLA shot 
down' a civilian airliner as it 
took off from Malakal in die 
south a month ago. Since then 
the famine crisis, affecting at 
least two million people, has 
deepened, and it is feared that 
thousands, including many 
children, have already died 
from malnutrition or related 

The -Prime Minister of Su- 
dan, Mr Sadiq aJ-Mabdi, said 
in Khartoum at the weekend 
that the security situation in 
the south was being brought 
under control. The SPLA, 
however, claims that its forces 
are in control of almost the 
entire area. 

Eight gunmen opened fire 
on the Sudan Council of 
Ministers' building in Khar- 
toum on Sunday, but were all 
arrested or killed after a 
shoot-out with guards. It is not 
clear who the attackers were, 
as the authorities have made 
no statement Khartoum yes- 
terday was outwardly calm. 

Operation Rainbow, funded 
by the United States. Canada, 

Mr Sadiq al-Mahdi: says 
south being tamed. 

The Netherlands, the World 
Food Programme and the j 
United Nations Children's f 
Fund, was to have started at 
the weekend, bit was -port* 
pooed because of uncertainty 
about the safety of planes 
flying into southern airfields; 

A Hercules C 130 freighter 
plane is due in Khartoum 
today to be loaded for the 
airlift, which will initially be 
directed to Malakal, carrying 
more than 20 tons of food and 

Mr Winston Prattley, the 
UN emergency aid co-or- 
dinator in Khartoum, said the 
flight would be manned by 
civilians, and he trusted that 
the SPLA would not try to 
interfere with the purely 
humanitarian operation. 

There are enough funds to 
operate the airlift for a month, 
hot it is hoped that further 
support for it win be found. 

Wan, farther to the west, isf 
also in desperate need of food. 
Relief workers there say a few 
ounces of bread each day are 
being distributed to children 
crowding the Roman Catholic 
mission. But these supplies 
are dwindling fast Many peo- 
ple have left the town to fo 
for food and roots in 


Red Cross workers say peo- 
ple are dying every day, and at 
least a third of the children are 
badly malnourished. 

Farther south, at Nanis, 
food supplies have been mov- 
ing by road from Kenya to feed 
thousands of starring people, 
but this has brought an im- 
mense influx of about 30,000 
people, many of whom have 
walked long distances. 

A Saudi Arabian Air Force I 
plane has flown to Junayah. in [ 
Darfur region, with flour, (til, i 
milk and sugar. Farther I 
flights are expected. 

But the (amine in the south- 
ern Sudan, where fanners 
have been unable to cultivate 
their crops because of the war 
between the SPLA and the 
Government, is so severe that 
the airlifts will touch only a 
few of the worst areas. 

World Bridge 

Brave challenge ends 

From A Bridge Correspondent Miami Beach 

Pakistan's brave challenge 
rflectively ended in the sec- 
>nd quarter of the 1 28-board 
iaol of the world knock-out 
cam championship. In the 
irsi quarter their .American 
ipponenis gave them the 
ipport unity to build up a lead 
>f 40 points, but the Pakistan 
cam let their chance slip. 

They ended the quarter 
even points in arrears and 
nded the day with the Ameri- 
ans holding a decisive lead# 

The decline continued on 
ic second day to a final score 
f Robinson (USA) 357, 
lahmood (Pakistan) 207. 

Tic winners, Steve Robinson, 
l eier Bovd. Robert Lipisitz. 

Id Manfieid. Neil Silverman 
nd Kit Woolsey. gave the US 
s first success in this event. 

The quarter- finals of tbc 

open and ladies* pairs cham- 
pionship ended yesterdav. 1 
Less than half the field qualify 
for the semi-finals with 1 68 in 
the open event and 80 in the | 
women's event 

At the halfway stage of the 
quarter-finals the British par- 
ticipants were; Open series: 
Irving Rose — Bernard 
Teltscher. Martin Hoffman — 
Howard Cohen. Roman Sroo- 
slki - Henry Bethc. Patrick 
Jourdain - Barry Riga, Louis 
Kaplan — Robert Brining. 
Patrick Shields - Derek Rue, 
Geoff Liggms — Andy Rob- 
son. Cecil Leighton - Maurice 
Leighton, Joe Amsbury - 
Laurence Young. David Lei- 
gh - Claudio di Lullo: Ladies 
pairs. Mrs Sally Horton - Mis 
Sandra Landy. Mis Kitty 
Bethe - Mrs Liza Shaw, 


Mrs Aquino visiting Newton, Massachusetts, where she once lived with her exiled husband. 

by 40,000 

Ontario, CSfifornm (Renter)' 
- Forty thousand people 
waited up to four hours .on 
Sunday night to see the de- 
layed, arrival of a supersonic 
Concorde airliner on its first 
passenger flight to the Los An- 
geles area. _ ' . 

A British Afrways- Gon- 
' cordel which was to have made 
-the (fight from London, was 
forced to- turn back over die 

Atlantic- after 45 minutes be- 
cause of engine trouble*, an 
- airline spokeswoman said. 

But the 40,000 people, some 
of whoa had camped out over- 
sight on the outskirts of Onta- 
rio airport, 50 miles east of 
Los Angeles, stayed on to 
Higgr a delayed replacement 

S lane. Fart of the crowd paid 
5 a head to enter the airport 
to photograph the aircraft. 
Outside, motorists watched 
the plane land smoothly. 1 . 

“This is a great thrill, to 
welcome: the Concorde to 
California," saidLMr_James 
Abbott, aged 48. 

The flight was part of a 
British Airways campaign to 
build a wide-ranging charter 
service for Concorde. One 
hundred Ca lifo rni a n s have 
mid between . 57,500 and 
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Canada-US free market 

Mulroney’s hopes 

From John Best, Ottawa 

Mr Brian -Mulroney, the 
. Canadian Prime Minister, has 
admitted for the first time that 
one of his 'pet projects — free 
trade with the United States - 
may be heading for the rocks. 

The Prime Minister sur- 
prised and disappointed sup- 
porters of his trade initiative 
by saying: “If youwere/a bet- 
;twg .man 'right'.' now, you’d. 

- have .to say there’s going to be , 
tip deal The Americans are 
going to shoot it down. The 
Americans don't want a deal.” 

•Mr Mulroney was referring 
to mounting opposition in the 
US Congress to a comprehen- 
sive trade agreement with Ca- 
nada, which enjoys a SCan 1 5 
biltion-(£30 billion) surplus in 
trade between the two coun- 
tries, with annual exports of 
about SCan 92 billion. 

:The Prime Minister’s as- 
sessment was : echoed by a 
number of provincial Pre- 
miers. after they, talked to Mr'. 
Mulroney and were briefed by 
the chief Canadian negotiator. 

Mr Don Getty, the Premier 
of Alberta, said: “I don't think 
anyone feels with certainty 
that we'll reach a trade agree- 
ment” Mr David Peterson, 
Premier of Ontario, said one 
would have to be clairvoyant ' 
to know- whether an accord 
will be struck. - - 

- President Reagan and Mr 
Mulroney want a free trade 
pact, but preliminary talks 
have been bedevilled by ques- 

tions about what should be on 

For instance, Canada zs 
determined to protect its so- 
called cultural industries - 
book publishing, films and the 
like — against inroads from its 
pdwerfii] neighbour. But the 
US says cultural industries 
should not be excluded from 
the negotiations. 

. The US also says Canadian 
. regional development and so- 
cial .- security programmes 
should be examined to see 
whether it migbt give Cana- 
dian producers an unfair ad- 
vantage in a free market. Ca- 
nada insists that these should 
have no place in the negotia- 

Mr Mulroney has invested a 
good (teal of personal prestige 
as well as political capita) in 
the fiw-trade venture. Yet he 
admitted iri a meeting with 
students at Brandon, Mani- 
toba,.. that the political at- 
mosphere in Washington is 
“poisoned" against free trade. 

“Some American politi- 
cians are saying silly things 
because they want to get elect- 
ed," he said, referring to the 
November congressional elec- 
tions. “But that is a transient 

matter' we’U have to see 

what it looks like in No- 
vember, and December." 

Mr Mulroney' said Ca- 
nadian voters will be given a 
chance to ratify any agreement 
that is reached. 

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Lebanon tension rises 
as Israel builds up 
strength of SLA allies 

From Ian Murray, Haris, south Lebanon 

To the naked eye it looks no 
more than a line of dense grey 
smoke swirling up the zigzag 
road of the bare hillside: But 
the Irish soldier, squinting 
through the binoculars on the 
balcony of his command post, 
could see dark shapes in the 
middle of the dust cloud. 

One tank, four M 1 13 arm- 
oured troop carriers and four 
trucks, he reported. Every day, 
for more than a week now, a 
similar heavy convoy has 
made its way up Hukban Hill 
to the gun position on top 
where the Israeli-backed 
“South Lebanon Army" 
(SLA) outpost was nearly 
overrun 10 days ago by local 
Sbia militiamen and suffered 
the humiliating loss of an arm- 
oured vehicle, which was driv- 
en back and paraded through 
the streets of Tyre. 

Israeli convoys have been 
climbing the hill regularly ever 
since. Two huge bulldozers 
have been strengthening the 
fortifications. On Sunday the 
Israeli Cabinet agreed to boost 
support for the SLA. but the 
Irish soldiers of the UN Inter- 
im Force in Lebanon (UnifiJ) 
have been aware of that for 
much longer. 

Commandant Morris Cana- 
van, at the Irish Battalion 
headquarters in Tibnin, had 
been monitoring increased 
activity in the border area in 
recent weeks as what he calls 
the “resistance element" (Am- 
al and Hezbollah Shia militia) 
mount attacks on the DFF (De 
Facto Forces) of the SLA. 

His reports show a new 
150 mm battery just north- 
east of Maijayoun, the SLA 
headquarters, which has been 
pumping 70 shells and more a 
night into the area around the 
refugee camps south of Sidon, 
just in front of the forward 
SLA positions of Kafr FaJous. 

There is firing daily 
lhrongbout his battalion area's 
frontier with the SLA po- 
sitions. and the number of 
attacks is growing, with both 
sides firing at anything that 
moves in order to frighten 
each other. 

He has found the local 
people have become more 
desperate and militant during 
the past three mouths because 
their hopes that the Israelis 
might do a deal with Amal and 
pull out were dashed. This has 

undermined Amafs position 
and increased recruitment for 
militant action to force Israel 

He knows the immediate 
countryside well and is sure it 
is run by the secular Amal 
movement and not by the Ir- 
anian-backed Hezbollah fun- 
damentalists. The two groups, 
contrary to Israeli claims, do 
not seem to be rivals but are 
allies, he said. Their slogans 
are side by ride on walls in the 

But be has ndticed money 
and the fundamentalists' in- 
fluence are creeping in to- 
gether. “On my last tour there 
were eight bars here where you 
coukl get a beer," he said. 
“Now there are none". 

Two other factors, he be- 
lieves, have added to the 
growing militancy. One was 
the difficulty of getting work, 
which led young men to accept 
dollars to fight. The other was 
fear. “The locals are fright- 
ened out of their minds of the 
Israelis coming back. They 
wake up each morning ana 
can see the Israeli positions 
dominating the skyline." 

What he calls the South 
Ridge stretched high in the 
distant beat haze, a dusty 
track led through a dip in the 
ridge between an SLA and an 
Irish position. Down that road 
last month Lieutenant Aengus 
Murphy from Galway was 
blown to pieces by a radio- 
controlled bomb. 

The Irish battalion had been 
warned not to continue clear- 
ing away bombs which are 
regularly placed along that 
road, but they had done so 
because rite unit supplies a 
platoon based at its southern 
end. The battalion was ac- 
cused by the Shias of helping 
the SLA, who also use the road 
on which Lieutenant Murphy 

“If you are not accused by 
one side of helping, you are 
accused by the other,” Com- 
mandant Cana van said bitter- 
ly. “If you have a job to do, 
you are bound to be hurting 

There are norices up in 
Haris saying the people sup- 
port Unifil and are sorry about 
the lieutenant's death. The 
people, who obviously make a 

good living from the shops 
which sell duty-free electronic 
goods to the troops, show 
‘ every sign of wanting them to 

But at the UN headquarters 
in Nakoura there is a sad 
awareness that they arc in 
danger of having to leave if at- 
tacks against the troops conti- 
nue. Yesterday rile French 
pulled out from three more 
positions south of Sidon to be 
replaced by other battalions 
because they have become the 
mime target. There is talk of a 
"domino effect" if the French 
pull out altogether, which 
would force Unifil to leave 
and allow the Shias to boast of 
a victory. 

The senior official at the 
headquarters was quite dear 
that it is Israel’s refusal to 
allow the UN to deploy along 
the border which is at the 
heart of the trouble. The UN 
has a mandate to confiscate 
weapons from anyone trying 
to attack Israel, he explained. 
But they have no mandate to 
confiscate weapons from resis- 
tance fighters who are trying 
to force occupation troops to 
leave Lebanon. 

Attacks are intensifying 
against the SLA and the Israe- 
lis, but if the UN troops try to 
stop them they are defying a 
UN resolution to give, every 
support to those resisting an 

The local Amal have told 
the UN they want nothing to 
do with the Palestine Libera- 
tion Organization, but that 
they do want their country 
free of Israeli troops. “Amal 
say they will fight as long as 
the Israelis are in Lebanon, 
but once they leave the in- 
centive to fight will be 
removed," the official said. 

The UN warned a year ago 
that the new situation was in- 
evitable and now “these gloo- 
my predictions seem to be 
coming true". 

The truth is that the SLA 
position above the villag e of 
Kefar has now been heavily 
reinforced, that regular bom- 
bardments are smashing into 
supposed resistance positions, 
and that support from the 
Israeli Cabinet has been given 
to any military action needed 
to “quieten" the area. 

Election boost for Austrian Greens 

With barely two months to 
go before a genera) ejection, 
Austria's Green Party has 
achieved an unprecedented 
success in local elections in 
Styria. the country's southern 

Front Rkhard Bassett, Vienna 

Polling 3.7 per cent of the 
vote, it is now represented for 
the first time in the Styrian 
provincial parliament with 
two seats. 

The Greens' success re- 
sulted largely from dissatisfac- 

tion with the Socialist Party, 
which lost 5 per cent of its 

The Green Parly seems set 
to win representation in the 
national Parliament for the 
first time. 

poised to 

Gonthnied from page 1 

the south of Lebanon during 
the past two days. 

While the Israelis were 
claiming that Iranian revolu- 
tionary guards had partici- 
pated in assaults on their SLA 
militia allies and would “have 
to be dealt with" the 
Hezbollah — which was 
responsible for last week’s 
mass attack on the SLA — has 
promised in Beirut rim it 
intends to “break the idea of 
an Israeli 'security* zone in 
southern Lebanon ’ with new 
guerrilla raids of increasing 

At a mass meeting in the 
Shia Muslim district of Zikak 
Blat in west Beirut, Sheikh 
Muhammad Husain Fadla- 
Uah, who is widely believed to 
be the spiritual head of the 
Hezbollah,' toki thousands of 
supporters: “The defeat of 
Israel is a realistic goal, not 
just a dream." 

If the Sheikh was a Palestin- 
ian speaker, such statements 
might be regarded as standard 
rhetoric. But there are few in 
Beirut who do .not take the 
Hezbollah, which is growing 
rapidly in power and influence 
ban, m deadly earnest. Nor 
could the preseore of Mr 
Mahmoud Nourani, the Ira- 
nian Charge Affaires in Bei- 
rut, have been lost on the 

At the rally, held to comm- 
emorate three Muslim guerril- 
las who were killed in last 
week's battles against General 
Antoine Lahd's SLA in the 
foothills south-west of Jez- 
zine, numerous other Hez- 
bollah speakers suggested that 
there could be no political 
settlement in southern Leba- 
non until the Israelis with- 

There was an implicit, 
though not stated, rejection of 
UN resolution 425 which calls 
for the complete withdrawal 
of the Israeli Army to tire 
international frontier. 

No mention was made at 
the rally , of the attacks an 
French UN troops in southern 
Lebanon which the UN -and 
now the Israelis — are blaming 
on the Hezbollah. 

There is agrowing suspicion 
in Beirut, however, that 
France’s demand that Israel 
should withdraw to the inter- 
national border and give up its 
occupation zone in southern 
Lebanon is intended to pacify 
the Hezbollah and prevent 
further attacks on French 

French UN troops moved 
out of their post at TeirDibba, 
east of Tyre, yesterday in the 
fourth phase of their redeploy- 
ment southwards away from 
the most militiant Shia areas 
of the UN zone. 



Hundreds of mffitaat black miners disrupting a manorial service for the 177 victims of 
South. Africa’s worst gold mine arrident, at Kinross. See report below. 

Indian links with South Africa 

Press reports expose details 
of diamond and spice trade 

While Mr Rajiv Gandhi, the 
Indian Prime Minister, casti- 
gates the Western world, and 
in particular Britain, for main- 
taining trading fafai with 
South Africa, the Indian press 
has been pointing out India's 
trading links with the hated 
apartheid regime. 

India's hypocritical attitude 
is deeply offensive, said one 
European observer, describing 
the revelations in a number of 
magazines and newspapers 

Press reports have con- 
centrated in particular on the 
links Indian industry has es- 
tablished with the South Afri- 
can diamond trade. The Sun- 
day Observer said that while 
Mr Gandhi was telling Mrs 
Thatcher not to give human 
ihts and freedom second 
ace to material gains, the 
diamond trade between India 
and South Africa continued to 

Sunday ma gazine said that 
in 1985-86 India imported 
34.23 million carats of uncut 
diamonds worth more than 
£550 million, compared with 
26.3 million carats in 1984-5. 
The rough stones were pol- 
ished-and processed by about 
400,000 jewel trade workers, 
mainly in and around Bran- 
bay, mid were re-exported to 
bring in about £725 million of 
foreign exchange. 

Where, the writers asked, do 
these diamonds come from? 
The answer they give is at least 
partly from South Africa. The 
diamonds are bought mainly 

Tambo set 
to meet 

By Our Foreign Staff 

Mir Oliver Tambo’s meet- 
ings with Sir Geoffrey Howe, 
the Foreign Secretary, and Mr 
Chester Crocker, America's 
leading envoy to southern 
Africa, have advanced the 
anti-apartheid movement to a 
position of wide acceptance in- 
use West. 

The next step for Mr 
Tambo, president of the Af- 
rican National Congress, will 
be a meeting with Mr George 
Shultz, the IK Secretary of 
State, who is expected to visit 
Africa next month. 

A US official said yesterday 
that no firm itinerary had 
been drawn up for the visit but 
Lusaka was a “highly likely" 
venue that would certainly 
“provide an opportunity" fair 
the two. men to meet 

The two meetings in Lon- 
don at the weekend were at the 

Mr Tambo: talks in Britain 
advanced ANC cause.. 

highest level yet between the 
ANC and the British and 
American administrations. 

Mr Tambo has ensured that 
lines win be open in future for 
communication with the Brit- 
ish Government. The Foreign 
Office said no further meet- 
ings were planned, but “there 
might well be further ones if 
the need for them is felt". 

Sr Geoffi^’ reiterated" his 
opposition to violence as a 
way of bringing down South 
Africa’s apartheid system, and 
to comprehensive and man- 
datory economic sanctions. 

An ANC spokesman said 
Mr Tambo had countered that 
South Africa's approach left 
no room for anything except 
“internal struggle" and cxk 
ordinaied “solidarity" from 
outside .South. Africa,. . ' 

From Michael Hamlyn, Delhi 
through the Diamond Trading 
Corporation (DTC) of Lon- 
don and its associated com- 
pany, the Central Selling 
Organization (CSO). Both are 
arras of major South African 
producers, such as De Beers. 

Though the stones they buy 
are described as of mixed 
origin and though DTC trades 
in stones from many other 
sources, a large proportion of 
them — , perhaps 15 per cent, 
perhaps more — come directly 
from the South African mines. 

Since the revelations that 
Indian traders are like Ameri- 
can women — who the US 
Secretary of State, Mr George 
Shultz, feared would not wish 
to give up buying diamonds — 
the Bombay industry has been 
asked to buy its stocks from 
the DTC Switzerland, instead 
of London. 

But The Sunday Observer 
reports traders as saying that it 
does not matter where they get 
the raw diamonds from. The 
paper also reports that India’s 
External Affairs Ministry feds 
that, given the stranglehold 
De Beos has on the inter- 
national market, it would be 
very difficult for India to plug 
the loopholes. .. 

■ Loojfaoles - in regulations - 
governing trade . other than 
. diapionris haye also attracted . 
press attention. Many^ have 
pointed out a curiosity in the 
trade in spices, which has 
shown a startling rise with 
countries such, as Zambia, 
Mozambique, Malawi and 

Tn 1982-3, for example, 
Sunday magazine noted, Zam- 
bia imported rich curry spices 
worth 1 10,000 rupees (£6,000) 
- enough, the magazine sug- 
gested, for the few thousand 
Indians living in that country 
of 5.1 million people. The 
very next year the trade went 
up more than sixfold. 

Simultaneously the spice 
trade increased with the other 
front-line states. Mozam- 
bique’s purchases doubled 
from 3.87 miWion rupees to 
6.68 million. Malawi's went 
up four times from 280,000 
rupees to a million. Tanzania 
increased its imports from oil 
to 990,000 rupees worth. 

It is not, the magazine 
suggests, that culinary tastes in 
black Africa have dunged 
suddenly in favour of curry 
and rice, nor has there been an 
influxofpeopleof Indian orig- 
in. The answer is that a cheap 
and reliable simply of spices 
has opened up for the million 
or more residents of South 
Africa who are of Indian 

The interception of one 
caigo of spices in 2985 in- 
dicates the way Indians have 
been beating me foraial ban 
on txadmg- with 
.Ttye in. 

were labelled Maputo (D). But 
the (D) was a code for Durban, 
and when the ship called at 
Colombo the crates were un- 
loaded and reloaded onto a 
Durban-bound vessel. . 

disrupt service 

From Michael Hornsby, Johannesburg 

A memorial service at the 
Kinross gold mine, 60 miles 
south-east of Johannesburg, 
for the 177 men who died 
there last Tuesday in an 
underground fire, was dis- 
rupted yesterday when some 
2,000 black miners left the 
service, saying that theywould 
not pray with whites. 

The service, held in an open 
field, was organized by 
Gencor, the mining house 
which owns the Kinross mine. 
The trouble began when a 
couple of hundred chanting 
black miners jogged slowly 
round the area where those 
attending the service woe 

About 2,000 other blacks, 
out of a total of about 5,000 
people present, then left their 
seats and joined the dem- 
onstrators, leaving only a 
small number of white digni- 
taries, most of them Gencor 
and Chamber of Mines exec- 
utives, stfll at the service. - 

The demonstrators pillaged 
refreshment tables which had 
been set out for the mourners, 
and set offal a ran towards the 
mine’s No. 2 shaft, where the 

fire occurred. Some stones 
were thrown before officials of 
the National Union of Mine- 
wortos brought the situation 
under control. 

The demonstrators later re- 
grouped. at the site of the 
memorial service, where they 
Overturned a makeshift pulpit 

They dispersed after being- 
told by an NUM official that 
another service, oiganhsed by 
the ■ union, would be held 
tomorrow in the nearby min- 
ing town of Secunda. ■ 

• Political row: A political 
row- has blown 1 up here over 
the disclosure that 1 ,000 black 
“special constables" are being 
given a crash course in basic 
police work before befog sent 
into black townships to re- 
inforce the local security 
forces where there is unrest. 

- According to initial reports, 
the training course will only 
Iasi three weeks, though this 
has not been confirmed of- 
ficially. Mrs Helen Suzman, 
the official Opposition spokes- 
man on law and order, s aid 
this was a “ludicrously short" 
training period. 

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to defeat 

From Diana Geddtt 


-\v e shall overcome and 
defeat this erik" M J yjMtt 
Chirac, the Prime Minister 
and Mayor of Pans, prorateal- 
yesterday, after one nuBtn 
silence In memory of fob 
victims of the recent wave fjT-. 
bombings to Phrb. . 

The opening of the iwwi 
session of the Pans City Cwm- 
cii yesterday was the first time 
councillors had mei swoe foe 
bombings, which kllledtkht 
people awl wounded 16S, be- 
gan a fortnight 

“Our city is suffering ft its 
body from this repealed vio- 
lence which is Intolerable for 
ns alL" M Chirac said. "Onty v 
an unfailing eS-atei - 

and a will to resist everything 
in unity will allow os » ww 1 
come this trial victoriously.* 

All political parties except 
the National Front have ral- 
lied behind the Goverorajntfs. 
anti-terrorist measures hi a 
rare demonstration of national . . 
solidarity. The National Front 
has repeatedly accused the 

enough, and has refused to _ 
part of “any shoddy consen- 

It wants a return of the 
dp ffth penalty and much stric- 
ter control over foreigners In 

However, the Government 
shows no signs of bringing 
back capital punishment, ab- 
olished by the Socialists in 

An opinion poU. stewing a 
bra jump in popularity far 
President Mitterrand and M 
Chirac, has been interpreted 
as indicating public support 
for the Government’s anti- 
terrorist measures and the 
dose way the two political 
leaders have been co-operating 
over this afiafr. 

The poll’s findings, pub- 
lished in the Journal dm 
Dimanche at the weekend, 
should be treated cautiously as 
they are based on a compari- 
son with results of a similar 
poU. taken in August, when 
samples an often unrepre- 
sentative, showing a conunen- 
snrately bra drop hi the 
popularity of both men. The 
latest poU simply brings their 
ratings bade op to the Jnly 

An additional 1,300 police- 
men have been brought into 
Paris drafagtfre past week, 
bringing; fok total umber of 
potigj reinforcements to 2300 
soar, tire bepwfetf. of foe - 
mouth -and • virtually . doling 
tire capital’s normal 2£00- 
strong police force. 

Security staff at the Grand 
Palais went on an indefinite 
strike yesterday to demand 
stricter control on visitors to 
the Boucher exhibition, which 
has jut opened at the gafiery. 

Police announced the disco-, 
very of another cache of anas 
yesterday, the second in the 
past five days. Move titan 
30 lb of explosives. 30 det- 
onators and a gun were found 
in a forest near CMlons-snr- 
Marne. The first cache, near 
Fontainebleau, had 80tb of 

Security pact 
eludes South 
Asia officials 

From Ahmed Fad 

Senior officials from seven 
South Asian countries failed 
for the second time in three 
months to agree on a common - 
strategy to deal with terrorism 
in their region,- official sources: 
said yesterday. 

Delegates of the South 
Asian Association fof R<s 
gional Co-operation, compris- 
ing Bangladesh, Bhutan, Mal- 
dives, India, Nepal, Pakistan - 
and Sri Lanka, met here at the 
weekend to discuss a defi- 
nition of terro ris m laws 
for extradition. 

A spokesman raid India ; 
objected to the activities of 
Tamil separatists in Sri Tapia 
being classed as terrorism. 

Spain takes cue from Shakespeare 

From Richard Wigg, Ahnagro, Spain 

Among those watching the 
New Shakespeare Company of 
Regents Park, London, per- 
form A Midsummer Night's 
Dream in Almagro was Seder 
Adolfo Marafllich, the actor 
who directs Spain’s newly 
launched National Classical 

Theatre Company. 

“It’s dear these players are 

open to the sky. 

It was almost 1 am, the time 
Spaniards go to the theatre 
after a leisurely dinner. “En- 
glish actors are much more 
natural than oars," Setter 
MarsHfach commented. 

TTiis September Spain’s an- 
nual International classical 

aB from a Khool rf actiiw, foratre festiraLaliraysfa^ 
they bdong to a tradition, he Ahnamo’S historic Corral de 
said. “But m Spain, with the Cornelias, has seen tire “com- 

dassics of oar Golden Age of' 
theatre, no on knows exactly 
bow they should he performed. 
You inherit a tradition, yon 
cannot invent one. So we are 
really starting fromzero." : 

Senor Marsflfach was sit- 
ting In the gallery erf Spain's 
best preserved hm-yard the- 
atre, which dates from the 
early 17th century and is the 
nearest thing to Shakespeare's 
Globe Theatre. 

As Bottom and his friends 
carorted, .bringing rounds of 
laughter from a provfactel 
audience that Era oMmtety 
had difficulty wfth 

rag out" of the state-financed 
theatre company with two 
productions: Caldorfafs trag- 
edy of jeafonsy and honour £? 
Mtdko ea nr Honra^ and tape 

The company will not be a 

Stitor Marsflfach sakLhS 
9““*J**e fe ho 300-year 
T* 6 BritfebStyle 
repertory company, awi«Hii» 
stars, a more the ideaL^^ 

■ for 
instance, the doctor g nfami 

by Jost Luis PeUicena/the 
hetor who was Mozart hrthe 


only a brief character role in 
Los Locos de Valencia . . 

Sedar Marsflfach says the 
22-player company, envisaged 
fast year when the Socialist 
Government promised long- 
term backing, will strive to 
make foe classics enjoyable 
for modern audiences. It will 
olso work to create a homoge- 
neous school of acting. 

“Most Spaniards believe 
our classics are very boring. 
Frankly, they are afraid of 
them, and our task wfH be to 
hrereome those barriers,’* Se- 
nor Marsfllach said. 

today a town of 
only 10,000 people, offers a 
Pfwgnt setting for the fort- 
reL Its weU-presemd streets, 
churches and con- 
«*> Past as head- 

JHS? "L*** of 

military order 
which helped to reconquer 
ti»e Moors, and as 
S!L 16th century city of the 
tire German bankers 
of foe Emperor Charles V, 
wio .exploited tiie quicksilver 
jnmes nearby. 






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Kinnock enters the fray 

When he began 
the fight to save 
his Knowsley 

North seat from a takeover by 

Militant, Robert Kilroy-Silk 

found that despite Neil Kinnock’s 
attack on Militant at Labour’s 
conference, the hard left campaign 
not only continued but was also 

intensified, with thinly-veiled 
threats and committees packed 
iwith dubious union “delegates 

SEPTEMBER 30, 1985 


ven a stranger would see 
that there is something 
odd about the number of 
Transport and General 
Workers' Union 
< branches and delegates that are 
now affiliated to ray 

Fconstituency's management 
I committee. The TGWU in the 
i north-west is clearly at the centre 
For an attempt to manipulate the 
selection process. What is amazing 
ris that it's so blatant 
F Either the union has allowed 
v itself to be manipulated, or the 
rnominations and the delegates are 
i invalid. 1 hope it's the latter. The 
(T & G is my union. 1 have been a 
-member of it since I was first 
eligible to join a union, when I 
started work as a university 
lecturer in Liverpool in 1966, at 
the age of 24. I'd hate to think it 
was involved in something like 
this at any official level 
The fens are straightforward. 
We have always had only a 
handful of T & G branches affili- 
-ated to the constituency party. 
iThis was also true of my old 
‘Ormskirk constituency, before the 
.boundaries were changed. The 
^branches have remained the same 
jyear in and year out for die past 
[dozen years.- Thus, at our annual 
.meeting earlier this year, we had 
Tour TGWU branches with a total 
jof IS delegates. Now there are IS 
‘branches with 36 delegates, most 
|Of whom have appeared in the last 
(two months. 

| We don't even know where 
I some of these branches are sup-' 
£ posed to be located, because they 
.are designated simply by a num- 
‘ber. We know where branch 6/SS6 
* is because it has been listed for a 
‘long lime: it's the Pendleton ice- 
cream factory branch in Kirk by. 
But what are 6/636. 6/S 36 and 
*16/642, and where the hell is 5/518? 

6Heffer, prima 
donna to end all 
prima donnas 9 

Kilroy-Silk on Eric Heffer, who 
walked oat, left, on Neil Kinnock 

Before leaving home with Jan 
for Bournemouth and the Labour 
Party Conference, I ask Peter 
Fisher, my former parliamentary 
agent, to find out. 

"It’s probably a mistake'*, he 
says. “A typing error." 

It probably is. There are lots of 
those, too, and some of them are 
important. Am I becoming 

Z told Peter that I want to know 
the number of members in each of 
the T & G branches affiliated to 
Knowsley North. If all else fails, 
that's what well catch them on. 
I'm sure, for instance, that the 
6/612 branch does not have 
enough members actually living in 
my constituency to entitle it to its 
.maximum allocation of five 

- ' There's another factor, too. 
Instead of paying in a £5 subscrip- 
tion fee each time for each 
delegate, as almost all other 
organizations do, the TGWU pays 
a lump sum. At the management 
committee meeting last week, 
Peter Killeen, assistant rqponal 
organizer of the Labour Party in 
the north-west announced that 
the TGWU has paid only £1 10. 
That covers 22 delegates, so they'll ' 
have to lose at least a dozen. My 
job is to ensure that it is the 
Militants, not my supporters, who 
are discarded. 


‘Extracted from Hard Labour, The 
.Political Diary of Rabat KUroy- 
l Siik, to be published by Chatto A 
Wind us on September 29 at £9.95 

Neil Kinnock’s conference speech 
was electrifying. When he came to 
the part about the “grotesque 
spectacle of a Labour council, a 
Labour council, hiring taxis to 
scuttle round the city fending out 
redundancy notices to its own 
workers", it was as if a bomb fed 

The conference floor erupted. - 
And that bastard Eric Heffer, the- 
prima donna to outdo all prima 
donnas, got up and lumbered off 
the platform and out of the halL 

He'd been waiting for the 
opportunity, of course. I was 
watching him throughout the 

speech. He sat aloof, at the front of 
the stage just to the left of Neil, 
disdainful right from the very 
beginning. He didn't laugh, as 
everyone else did, at Neil’s 
comparison of Tebbit and 
Whitelaw to arsenic and old lace, 
and 1 never once saw him applaud. 

It strikes me that he has never 
recovered from -the fast that he 
wasn't elected to the leadership of 
the Party in 1983. He thinks; God 
help us. that he should be the 
leader. I can still remember his 
complaining at lunch in Blackpool 
when Neil was first elected to the 
NEC that it liad taken him 10 
years and Neil only a couple. He 
resented that 

I was afraid, for Neil, worried 
-that he would' think the booing 
and jeering was directed against 
him rather than against Heifer, as 
most of it was. I was afraid that he 
would not be able to continue his 
speech, and that if he did sit down 
he would be defeated, the con- 
ference Would disintegrate, ,and 
thejnrty would be destroyed 
But he dids'U He stood his 
ground, waited for the noise to 
subside and went on. I felt 
immense relief. It was as if his 
words fed lanced a great boil that 
had been gathering and festering 
in my chest all summer. 

He said what I had wanted to 
say. He told the truth. He led, 
courageously, from the from 
Afterwards 1 was whisked off to 
do a live TV interview with Sir 
Robin Day. While we waited to be 
slotted into the programme, the 


JJCL diary OF 



Part 2: Ghosts in the jrarty machine 

Militants arrived on the verandah 
of the Bournemouth conference 
centre: Terry Fields, the Militant 
supporter MP for Liverpool 
Broadgreen, Eddie Loyden, the 
member for Liverpool Garston, 
Derek Hatton, Tony Mulbeam, 
John Hamilton, nominal leader of 
Liverpool City Council, and doz- 
ens of those Militant youths with 
badges plastered all over , their 
donkey coats and pints of beer in . 
their hands, stood just the other 
side of the cameras, almost level 
with the lens — only a couple of 
yards from me. They leered, as 
their ilk do in Knowsley. 

The atmosphere was tense and 
threatening. Hatton was to be ' 
interviewed after me, Robin ex- 
plained, and he came on his own 
initiative and stood directly be- 
hind me. I don't know if they 
really thought that they were 

frightening me, but they weren't. I 
said what I’ve beetriookugfor an 
occasion to sayafl these long 
summer months. 1 couldn't wait 
to say iL 


All I wanted to do was watch- the 
early evening TV news to see how 
■they would report Neil's second 
conference speech, which - -was 
shorter but equally tofectrifyiBg, 
this time demolishing ScdigtlL L 
fed a fist fight instead. . 

As the news programme began, 
a youth who had been making 
himself conspicuous in the hotel 
all the week appeared through the 
open doorway. He began talking. 
One of his mates motioned him to 
be quiet 

Neil appeared on the screen.- - 

The youth started to chatter. 


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Tea with Mrs T 

Street of power Kilroy-Silk with Knowsley children outside No 10 

It was white I was talking with the 
Prime Minister about a closure at 
the BICC complex that I managed 
to trap her into agreeing to see 25 
unemployed young people from 
Knowsley at No 10. 

We had tea in her room at the 
House of Commons on March 26 
last year. She poured. Although 
bright sunlight filtered through 
the tall stained-glass window, the 
large -brass table lamps on either 
side of ns were lit. Dennis Skinner, 
who wanders round die Palace of 



among foe 
Ycnr gen fle si 
denial Iiiibiiwi 

of her Be. 
d&f convert the 
of <$ng info an 

Hwt poignant voids from a 

They are quoted here la 
fadcgviqg faj yen far the Idnd 
support an which aw care de- 

Westmiu s ter sw itc hing on li g ht s to 
help the miners, would fere bees 
pleased. I used the occasion to talk 
about unemployment In Knowsley. 

“Yes," She said. “Of course, the 
trouble with yoor c o n stitu ents is 
that they're not self-starters, are 
they? They've no enteprenenrial 
spirit, no grt-np-and-go." 

_ I was flabbergasted. “You’ve no 
idea of what yon're talkn^ about. 
Why don't yro come -and see, meet 

- the people?"- 

"“Oh, I'd teve to," she said. “Bat 
there would be demonstrations, 
noise. I wouldn't be able to- bear 
what they fed to say.** 

“Meet them here," I said 

She glanced at her private 
secretary, Tim Fletcher. “AH 
right" she said. 

- - - The propaganda value to die 1 
Labour Party of the subsequent 
visit was enormous. The Tories 
acknowledged that. “A disaster 
from start to finish”, Tom Kiq, 
the Secretory of State for Employ- 
ment said to me. 

Militants in Knowsley thought 
otherwise - or some did. The 
ch air m an, Jim McGintey^ arid- . 
dzed raefor taking tfechfldrexr to 
see the Prime Minister. He wanted 
a - resolution from his branch ' 
condemning me. Yet several of Ins-, 
supporters were the most 
give in ensuring that their c 
were among the lucky 25. ' 

“Come on, pal,” 1 said even- 
tually. “We’re trying to listen." 

“Say please," he _ sneered. 
“Weren't you brought up to say 

“Don't patronize me," I said as 
quietly and calmly as I could. 

- ."“Why?" tie jeered. “You wanna 
■ make something of it?" 

He was calling me out, just as 
we used to do all those long years 
ago when 1 was a kid on the slum 
streets of Birmingham. I was sure 
he was about to . hit me, so I hit 
him first, just a left He went 
backwards so fast that, unfortu- 
nately, he put an elbow through a 
-.window. _ ; . ..... ... 

1 puUed him bade by the throat, 
about to hit him again, but the 
Tight,, astheysay; had .gone .out of 
. . -him. He couldn't cope with having 
bis Uuff -called! He started 

“Pm going to tell die manager. 
Pm going to tell the police." He 
walked towards the phone. 

“Tell: who you like,” I said. I 
. turned back to watch the news. 

- ; The youth broughHhe manager, - whom I winked reassuringly. 
“PU -pay for- the -window,” -J 
whispered without my assailant 
hearing. But. the manager seemed 
delighted, despite the broken win- 
dow. “He's fed it coming to him 
all the week,” he said. 

We bad a meeting with Michael . 
Cockerell, who wants to make a 
film -about my reselection diffi- 
culties for BBC Television^ He 
mid his colleagues want the history 
of the - Knowsley . conflict, the 
reasons for itand examples of how 
the battle is being- fought. I feel I 
am on trial. “What's wrong with • 
you that they should want to get 
rid of you? What have you done?” 
are the unintended implications of 
their questions. 

To complicate nratters, straight- 
forward political ambition also 
plays a part at Knowsley, es- 
pecially in. the case of Jim Lloyd, 
leader of the council, who has 
never made any secret of coveting 
my seat: For. the last two years he 
has constantly intrigued a gainst 
me mu way that is open only to a 
leader of a council. It’s no co- 
incidence, I'm sure, that most 
councillors who oppose me have 
council chairmanships . or vice- 
cfemnanships given to them by 
Jim Lloyd. 

J can’t compete with that. I have 
no patron^e at my disposal 2 
can't dish ont jots that cany 
thousands of pounds: nor can. I 
compete with the special relation- 
ship that Jim Lloyd has with 
Militant. He’s very friendly with 
Derek Hatton, who, of course, 
works for Knowsley Council on 
very fovouraUe terms. His right- 
hand nan on the council, chair- 

to stand directly 
behind me 9 

Kilroy-Silk on Derek Hatton, 
above: an attempt to frighten? 

man of committees and chief whip 
is the now notorious Tony Beyga, 
Hatton's friend and holiday 

At the time Beyga was convicted 
of foiling to disclose an interest 
when his wife’s job was the subject 
of council discussions, he was 
represented fry Keva Coombes, 
who also represents Hatton and is 
himself a contender for my seat, 
which only makes the mosaic of 
Knowsley and Merseyside politics 
motto fascinating. It is ominous 
that the Beyga family are now 
represented in force on my 
management committee and seem 
to have taken over the ward where 
Peter Fisher is the councillor due 
forre-election this year. : • 

Michael Cockerell didn't be- 
lieve me when I said many of my 
supporters wouldn't be prepared 
to speak to him, and certainly not 
on film. They would be afraid of 
the consequences. 


We drove home up the 1 M3 fn die 
“rain; Conference already.seems for : 
away. I'm not sure what its long- 
term consequences will be, but it 
ought at least to have established 
Neil as leader. Those speeches 
must also have laid to rest any 
lingering doubts people may have 
had about either his depth or his 

I walked around the garden 
when we arrived home. Then The - 
Star rang. They'd heard about the 
fight at die holeL “No comment" 



eU, The Star carried 
the story all right 
It's the main item 
in the Peter Tory 
column, dominat- 

ing the whole page. “Smashing 
Kikpy (Silk) Was Here — A Touch 
Of Glass Warfare At The Hotel". 
It wasn’t bad. It was written 
sympathetically, and he seemed to 
be on my side. 

It was the main topic of 
conversation in each of my four 
surgeries this evening in 
Knowsley: “T hope ybu gave him a 
belling", “That’s the way to treat 
’em”, “I didn't think you had it in 
von” — those were but a few of the 
comments of my constituents. 

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17 Caspian mountain 
river (4) 

18 Tall thin person (8) 

21 Laigr shops (?) 

22 Oxbridge boat races 
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23 Scots Presbyterian 

' Church founder (4) ' 
134 Lusty (6} 


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author (7.24) 

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Stockholm is significant for a 
number of reasons, not the 
least being that it is the first 

arms control agreement of any 
kind since 1979 when Presi- 
dents Carter and Brezhnev 
signed the second Strategic 
Arms Limitation Treaty (Salt- 
2) — and that was never 
ratified by Congress. Arms 
control measures do not in 
themselves enhance anyone's 
security - this depends very 
much on what is in them. But 
unless negotiations bear fruit 
from time to time, those taking 
part will lose faith and may 
even stop trying. 

But the agreement is also 
important because of what it is 
in itself! While there are few 
who now believe that war is 
likely to break out in Central 
Europe through the straight- 
forward aggression of one side 
against the other, there are 
many who still fear that it 
could do so by accident and 
miscalculation. While the 
obligatory notification of mili- 
tary manoeuvres, the exchange 
of infonnation and observers, 
do not in themselves guarantee 
peace, they help to reassure 
edgy generals and contribute 
towards a lowering of tension. 

The Final Act itself made a 
start by laying down such 
provisions for exercises 
involving more than 25,000 
men. But they were voluntary 
and limited in scope. The 
Soviet Union has not invited 
observers from the major 
Western allies to any Warsaw 
Pact exercises since 1979, and 
has turned down all invita- 

tions to attend Nato exercises 

Presumably to avoid any 
moral obligation to recip- 

For the West to have con- 
verted these vol untar y mea- 
sures into- mandatory 
undertakings is a not inconsid- 
erable diplomatic achievmenL 
The Russians began the ODE 
negotiations by insisting on no 
more than a series of declara- 
tory statements on peace and 
brotherly love. This inspired 
little confidence in anyone^ 
Eventually, however, they 
gave ground to the Nato 
demand for more practical 
measures, since when there 
have been compromises on 
both sides. 

The Western powers orig- 
inally wanted the joint noti- 
fication of troop movements 
involving as few as 6,000 men 
(approximately the size of a 
peacetime brigade) and for this 
to be made 45 days in advance. 
The Russians wanted a mini- 
mum of 20,000 troops and the 
length of notice to be only 30 
days. Moscow wanted Nato air 
and sea movements in the 
Atlantic to be covered, and 
was unhappy about swapping 
military data. In the end the 
West agreed to one grand 
Soviet-inspired declaration on 
the non-use of force. 

The final compromise came 
only after the clock was 
stopped on Friday. The West- 
ern decision to give way (in ■ 
effect) to Russian insistence 
that ail aerial inspections over 
the Soviet Union should be 
carried out from Soviet air- 


David Owen was a well- 
behaved guest at the Liberal 
% Conference yesterday. He 
praised Mr Des Wilson’s work 
for the homeless. He praised 
his Alliance partners* long 
commitment to constitutional 
reform. He did not tread on 

In particular, he did not 
abuse the unilateralists of Lib- 
eral CND. He left Mr Steel 
with a clear path towards what 
both men hope will be a 
massive rejection of the anti- 
nuclear amendment to the 
defence resolution that is due 
for debate today. The Liberal 
party managers have done 
theirjob. Dr Owen did nothing 
to undo it. 

It could not be said, how- 
* ever, that he ducked today’s • 
arguments about the replace- 
ment of Polaris. For he took 
advantage of the inadvisability 
of savaging CND at East- 
bourne and, instead, delivered 
a speech which quietly placed 
unilateralism in it proper con- 
text At the end he had left it 
firmly where it belongs — at 
the furthest margin of serious 

He put before the Liberals a 
detailed panorama of the 
a disarmament negotiations that 

For some time a subterra- 
nean battle has been quietly 
waged in Whitehall between 
those who feel that urgent 
measures are required to halt 
the spread of AIDS and those 
who seek to avoid public 
hysteria about the disease. 
That nervous dispute has now 
emerged into the open over the 
question of whether com- 
pulsory AIDS testing should 
be introduced for visitors from 
African countries 
disease is wide- 

where the 


duiii aims arc. of cour ^ 
sensible. If a choice has to be 
made between them, however, 
the need to halt the spread of 
AIDS must dearly take prior- 
itv. Since AIDS is incurable, 
the only way of limiting its 
ravages is to "limit the number 
of people who catch it m ih 
first place. 

Until now the DHSS has 
relied mainly upon h«» 
education” to achieve this. I 
has warned against the sexti 
and other practices by whic 
the disease is spread and 
suggested “safe sex ■ » , 

guards that reduce the nsk ot 
infection. It has not sought o 

reduce people's contacts wrth 

those who arc infectious. W lea 
surcs such as qiiara n ** n ^^ 

eompulsoo- testing hajt l^n 

rejected as impraci.caU.kel> 
to deter potential AIDS ^ 
tints from coming forward, 
and incompatible with c 


these objections 
anything llKe 
equal torec to 

testing of visitors 

Powers already exist to slK 
s isiiors arriving .fr on \ ; 5Ji" s 
tries where infectious diseas 

are raging. 

equal force 



are taking place thro ugh out 
the world. No political audi- 
ence in this Autumn con- 
ference season is likely to hear 
a better one. Only delegates 
with the most adamantine 
mandates around their necks 
could foil to be swayed. Only 
the most determinedly nar- 
row-minded couid foil to see 
the scope of the game in which- 
their party aspires to play a 

Dr Owen did not say that 
unilateral nuclear disarma- •• 
ment was a simple policy for 
simple minds. He did not say 
that to change one’s own 
military capacity was child's 
play and that it was to change 
the capacity of one’s enemies 
(and one’s allies) that the skill 
of politicians needed to be 
addressed. But by taking his 
audience on a tour around 
Stockholm and Geneva, 
around the Partial Test Ban 
treaty's implications for SDI 
and the Palme proposals for a 
nuclear-free corridor in Eu- 
rope, he showed it where the 
real work was being done. 

Some of his hearers will 
doubtless have found it irritat- 
ing. It certainly had elements 
of the pre-examination re- 
vision class where the teacher’s 


Their use would be a reason- 
able precaution jn relation to 
visitors from East and Central 
Africa for two reasons. Not 
only is there a high incidence 
of AIDS there - in Uganda, for 
instance, between 10 and 15 
per cent of the population are 
estimated to be AIDS carriers 
— but also AIDS carriers in 
these countries are drawn al- 
most equally from hetero- 
sexuals and homosexuals. 
They would therefore tend to 
spread the disease to sections 
of the community here which 
as yet are not seriously at risk. 

To this commonsense argu- 
ment three broad objections 
are raised. The first is that 
compulsory tests will achieve 
little practical good since the 
percentage of AIDS camera 
among visitors from East and 
Central Africa is likely to be a 
small percentage of a small 
number. Last year, however, 
the total number of visitors 
from Zambia, Kenya. Tan- 
zania and Uganda was just 

under 60.000. If ” e . as ? u ™ 
AIDS carriers to be four per 
cent of the total - the percent- 
age of Malawi mineworkers in 

Sbuth Africa who were di- 
sposed as AIDS earner 
that would amount to 2.400 
people. By way of comparison, 
[£ly 240 people were di- 
agnosed as having the fiill- 
disease in Britain last 

year. . 

A second objection is that 



ScSS however. .0 •»££ 
Srirtsh citizens reluming from 
countries to the same 
That would be more than 
cialist gesture stnee 

craft was justifiable under the 
circumstances. It is a.pity that 
the American argument (that 
the aircraft should be flown by 
neutral powers) did not pre- 
vail. But in the end it was. more 
important that overall agree- 
ment, which is very much on 
the lines that the West -had 
wanted in the first - place, 
should be reached. ■ 

Indeed the greatest signifi- 
cance of the Stockholm agree- 
ment is that it establishes the 
principle under which 1 inspec- 
tions of exercises oh 
demand may be conducted on 
the ground or from- the air. The 
system as outlined is very 
limited. But the treaty has 
codified a system which could 
have far-reac hing implications 
for the future of arms control. 

It is a compromise and like 
all compromises, fells short of 
the ideal for all parties. In this 
respect one should not expea 
too much of it. It would be 
naive to assume that it will be 
interpreted at all times to 
everyone's satisfaction. There 
is clearly scope for discontent , 
and argument and for cheating . 
by any signatory determined - 
enough to try. Will the Soviet 
Union respect the spirit of the 
agreement? Its record for 
compliance with agreements 
in tiie past has not been 
unblemished and the West 
may live to regret its failure to 
secure even better verification 
machinery than it has. 

But it should promote what 
diplomats like : to call 
“transparency”. It always 
helps to see what is happening 
on the other side of the hilL 

only interest is in the scholar- 
ship boys. Liberals were 
refered airily to the **walk In 
the woods” formula and the 
need far a . ten kiloton space 
test threshold as though these 
were the commonest ground 
between him and his hearers. 

But if Dr Owen may have 
irritated, he did not patronise. 
Politicians rarely get the 
chance to counter ignorance 
with education instead ofbhis- 
ter. Either the timing is wrong 
(a quick fix is needed^ or the 
subject is wrong (the politician 
has a less than profound grip of 
what his officials have writ- 

Yesterday the SDP leader 
was not looking for headlines 
or standing ovations. Nor will 
there be quick results; todayV 
vote will owe more to Mr 
Steel’s managerial skills than 
to Dr Owen’s professorial 
prowess. But he did set a 
standard of analysis on his 
favourite subject which others 
must now try to match. Mr 
George Younger, in particular, 
should find it a better blue- 
print for Bournemouth than 
the collected speeches of .Mr 
Michael Heseltine. 

Kenyan prostitutes — 80 per 
cent of whom are carriers, 
according to one survey — 
recently told the BBC Radio 
Four documentary, “File on 
Four”,, that British and other 
Western tourists woe among 
their clients. But it Should 
remove any racialist stigma 
from testing. 

It is, finally, argued that the 
resources required to fund 
testing could be better used — 
in particular, to finance anti- 
AIDS programmes in the Af- 
rican nations concerned. That 
is. unfortunately, very doubt- 
ful. The estimated cost pf an 
AIDS test varies greatly from 
as little as 8Tp to over £17. 
That would put the cost -of a 
testing programme at between 
£52.000 and just over £1 
million. Since the AIDS prob- 
lem in Africa is immense and 
growing, the political will to 
tackle it is uncertain, and the 
present programmes are of 
miniscule impact - "File on 
Four", for instance, discov- 
ered that in- one; . Ugandan 
province the health authorities 
were distributing fifty con- 
doms to a male population of 
70.000 — a million pounds 
would have little or no effect. 

As for comparing the advan- 
tages of AIDS testing to more 
expenditure on health educa-. 
tion. it should be pointed out 
that anyone tested could be 
charged the economic cost 
Few people, however, will buy 
pamphlets on “safe sex". 

Much is still unknown about 
AIDS. Many of the statistics 
quoted here are uncertain 
■guesstimates. When the risks 
of error are literally deadly, 
however, it seems sensible to 
lake as few of them as possible. 


Altruism rather than tax relief 

From Professor Conrad Russell 
Sir. Mr Nigel Lawson, in attacking 
the taxation proposals of the SDP 
and the Labour Party, has opened 
an issue of sufficient importance 
to deserve a correspondence, it is 
possible that the electorate does 
not give the lowering of taxes the 
sort of lonely priority Mr Lawson 
believes it does. • 

Dr Owen is probably right that 
Mr tawson has underrated; the 
altruism of the electorate. When ! 
pass- the queue for unemployment 
benefit on my way to work, I may 
physically pass by on the other 
side, but I raid it uncomfortable to 
do so in spirit. 

Moreover, even if we simply 
consider self-interest, most of us 
want services as well as money. 
People who have, for example, 
tried phoning a hospital switch- 
board may be fed up with under- 
staffed services in a time of high 
unemployment People who use 
the education service are usually 
well aware that the extra cost of 
paying for private schooling is far 
greater than the marginal increase 
in taxation needed to prevent the 
service from becoming un viable. 

Mr Lawson has also underrated 
the attachment of the not in- 
considerable proportion of us who 
work in the public sector to the 
ideal of service: those of us who 
see ourselves as struggling to 
protect the public against the 
consequences of an under-fi- 
nanced service find the suggestion 
of tax cuts not merely unattrac- 
tive, but offensive. Even if we 
consider only our crude economic 
interest, we are more concerned by 
the erosion of public-sector sal- 
aries than by the Comparatively 
marginal effect of tax changes. 

Above all, many of us feel that it 
is urgent, before it is too late, to re- 
turn a government which genu- 
inely believes in the public sector 
and wishes it to succeed. 

Mr Lawson daims that the 
"’turn of a Labour government 

would accelerate the brain drain. 
This may be true in some fields, 
but in my own field of university 
teaching the brain drain is more 
likely to be increased by the return 
of Mr Lawson and his colleagues 
for a further five years ip office 
than for any other reason. 

Yours faithfully. 


43 Streatley Road. NW6. 
September 19. . 

From Dr D. G. Medlev 
Sir, A highly significant aspect of 
the SDP taxation proposals seems 
to have received little attention 
from commentators. At present, 
hundreds of thousands — perhaps 
millions — of unemployed persons 
would gladly take modestly paid 
part-time jobs were it not so 
financially disadvantageous for 
them to do so. 

Whereas the present benefit and 
taxation systems make it unprofit- 
able to take jobs which exist — the 
innumerable jobs as handymen, 
pan-time gardeners, mothers’ 
helps and the like — the new SDP 
taxation scheme would enable 
unemployed people to augment 
their basic benefit by almost the 
full amount of any earnings, with 
no boomerang effects. 

There would be three good 
consequences: nearly all un- 
employed persons could step on to 
the earnings ladder and proceed 
up it (and with a good conscience, 
as moonlighters cannot); the pen- 
sioner or harassed family of 
average income would find it 
possible to get the paid help they 
would so much like to have; and 
the abolition of a toially-un- 
em ployed class would improve 
both the morale and the behaviour 
of the unhappiest section of our 

Yours etc. 


Mill Hill, 

Tavistock. Devon. 

Under-age pregnancy 

From Mrs Josephine Robinson 
Sir, The annual report of the 
Brook Advisory Centres said (re- 
port, September 18) that con- 
troversy over the Gillick case 
“might account for the sudden 
increase in the rate of conception 
of girls under the age of 16, from 
56 per thousand in 1983 to almost 
60 in 1984". 

But the Appeal Court ruling, 
that contraceptives must not be 
precribed to under-age girls with- 
out parental consent, was given in 
December, 1984, overturning the 
earlier ruling in favour of prescrip- 
tion. That ruling could not have 
affected the figures for that year. . 

In fact, the Office' of Population 
Census and. Surveys figures show 
that “between 1981 and 1983 

conception rates for giris aged 14, 
1 5 and 1 6 increased by 23 per cent, 
14 per cent and 3 per cent 
respectively" (OPCS Monitor, 
December, 1985). 

Would it not be beneficial if sex 
education classes taught that sex is 
for marriage, and that early sexual 
activity is dangerous, rather than 
contraceptive techniques which 
sometimes fail, are often harmful 
and are always expensive to the 
community in terms of the phys- 
ical and moral wellbeing of young 
boys and girls? 

Yours faithfully, 

Chairman. - 

Family Welfare Committee, 
Order of Christian Unity, 
Christian Unity House, _ . ~ 

58 Hanover Gardens, SE11. 
September 18. 

Degree proposal 

From Mr M. R. G. SpiJler 
Sir, It is always a compliment to 
those of us leaching north of the 
border when an educational 
improvement proposed south of it 
turns' out to be what Scots have 
been doing for years. John 
Ashworth's proposals (September 
17) for a two-year pass degree 
followed by a two-year honours 
degree correspond very closely to 
most Scots universities’ practice. 

We stipulate two years of gen- 
eral study, after which the student 
can take two years of honours 
study, with the proviso that the 
general course must contain suf- 
ficient of the intended honours 
subjects to test inclination and 
aptitude. Because of this overlap, 
only one degree is awarded for 
four years' study. 

The student who remains at the 
general level must take a third year 
of study to gain a pass degree 
(Scots “ordinary degree”). Here 
we diverge from John Ashworth, 
but perhaps if Scots students spent 
as much time as their English 
fellows in sixth form, two years of 
genera] study might be adequate in 
Scotland too. 

We find that two years of 
general study gives both time and 
stimulus to both school and 
mature entrants to test the width 
of the pool before committing 
themselves to its depths. 

Yours faithfully. 

University of Aberdeen, 
Department of English, 

Taylor Building, 

King’s College, - 
Old Aberdeen. 

September 17. 

Highway justice 

From Dr Mayer Hillman 
Sir. No wonder transport policy is 
so distorted when the con- 
ventional wisdom, as contained in 
your editorial “Highway justice” 
(September 1 1) is lhai “We are 
almost all motorists now". 

The most up-to-date figures 
from the Department of T ransport 
show that only half the adult 
population, including less than 
one in five of women pensioners, 
hold a car licence — the main 
prerequisite for classification as a 
motorist. In addition, of course, 
no one under the age of 1 7 years 
holds one. 

. Thus, in fact only a third of us 
are motorists now. 

Yours faithfully. 


Policy Studies Institute, 

100 Park Village East NWI. 
September 11. 

From Group Captain. M. G- Dyer 
Sir. We have, recently had an 
interesting innovation here in 
France. It is now obligatory to 
display an insurance sticker on the 
inside of the windscreen, stating 
the precise period of the insur- 

Yours sincerely. 


La Fontaine du Roc, 

(6390 St Sfverin, 


September 11.' 

Nurses’ role 

From Mrs S Watts 
Sir. Jill Sherman> anide-(Septera- 
ber 9), “Nursing in crisis", cor- 
rectly points out the problems and 
pitfalls facing student nurse train- 

1. and those of my era, were 
trained as practical nurses wife 
practical skills, seeing our patients 
as “number one”, and to manage 
the -paperwork with the ■ little 
business skills which were .taught 
at nutsing school. 

Since the Griffiths report the 
trend has been to turn us all into 
super-managers. Gone is the bed- 
side nutting and all the true 
reasons for our dedication to the 

Now we sn in meetings, attend 
study days, manage domestics, 
stores, pharmacy levels, budget- 
ing. voluntary workers and teach-' 
ing of all new members of staff as 
well as-lhe day to day running of 
our units/ - * 

IjMedict the introduction of two 
managerial levels. One who man- 
ages only, never seeing or speaking 
to the patients, the other getting on 
with ihe ample enjoyment of 
caring for people as we have 
always doiie in the past- 
Youis etc. ■■ 

s. waits. 

3 The Parchment, • 

HavapiL Hampshire. 

Oxygen and climbing 

From Professor J. B. West 
Sir, I must respond to Dr Holt's 
reference (September 10) to the 
work of the American Medical 
Research Expedition to Everest as 
justifying climbs to great altitudes 
without oxygen. 

In fact, our expedition 
documented, the extreme oxygen 
deprivation which occurs under, 
these conditions and we even 
found evidence of residual brain 
damage in returning climbers. 
Unfortunately there is insufficient 
awareness of the dangers of Hima- 
layan climbing without oxygen. 
Yours faithfully, 


University of California San Diego, 
La Jolla. 

California. USA. 

Christian merit of 
twinning towns 

From Mr Harry Dixon and Mr 
Douglas Butterfield 
Sir. Your correspondent. Major R. 
J. Wade (September 19). suggests 
several benefits which might ac- 
crue from twinning with Third 
World communities. Our experi- 
ence richly confirms this. 

The Christian communities in 
Beaconsfield and Penn. 
Buckinghamshire, have been 
linked since March. 1 985. as equal 
partners with Bungoma. Kenya, 
near the Uganda border. Already 
we. have exchanged visits which 
have been deeply rewarding and as 
the result of the recent visit of 1 7 
young Bungomans. we now see 
ourselves in somewhat sharper 

The planning of a visit next year 
by our young people to Kenya is 
under wav and the scope for 
mutual enrichment appears virtu- 
ally unlimited. The sharing of 
culture and faith and investment 
in spiritual resources is seen as of 
greatest value. We also see the 
possibilities of both sending peo- 
ple of vocational skills and of 
receiving similarly skilled and 
other young people in due course. 
Yours sincerely, 



63 Wanleion Road. 

Beaconsfield. Buckinghamshire. 

From Ms Jane Knight 
Sir. Major R. J. Wade will be 
pleased to know that at least 100 
t winnings/linkings with Third 
World towns exist already. Marl- 
borough has a thriving friendship 
link with Gunjur in nie Gambia. 
Tiverton is twinned with Kabale 
in Uganda. Barnes wiib 
Mallapanahallv in Bangalore. In- 
dia; and if Major Wade visits 
Oxford he will no doubt be glad to 
note the placard on the outskirts of 
tiie city stating, “Twinned with 
Bonn, Leiden, and Leon 

The United Kingdom One 
World Linking Association, 
supporting and representing such 
links, has produced a handbook 
on how to link with communities 
in developing countries. 

In addition, a number of Euro- 
pean local authorities have issued 
the Cologne Appeal, calling for a 
greater involvement, in conjunc- 
tion with experienced develop- 
ment groups, in working for a 
more just relationship with the 
Third World. 

Yours sincerely. 


Towns and Development Officer, 

231 High Street, 

Erdington. Birmingham. 

From Mr John Gudgeon 
Sir, Major Wade's suggestion is 
rather impractical. The essence of 
twinning is personal contact 

We are twinned with Civray, in 
central France. This year my son 
and I have been over there for a 
few days with our local brass band, 
the Civray Orchestra have been 
over here and we have had a 
family of four staying with us. 

The entente between our towns 
is in my view due entirely to the 
close personal contacts and many 
warm friendships established over 
the years. Frankly, it is difficult to 
see twinning working with coun- 
tries far across the seas, except at 
very great cost. 

Yours sincerely, 


2 Gackdose Road. 

Down ham Market. Norfolk. 

Theological colleges 

From Mr .Marcus Tanner 
Sir, How lucky Nicholas Bradbury 
(September 1 1 ) is to live in such a 
brave new world of open-minded 
Anglicans, whose generous aims of 
humanising the culture of a selfish 
worid have not been obscured by 
narrow dogmatism and party alle- 

I attended a theological college 
more in the mould of those 
described by Gifford Longley. a 
“party” institution, dedicated 
first, of course, to the kingdom of 
God. and secondly to the easing 
into the Anglican parish system of 
evangelical Christians who were 
spiritually closer to the Southern 
Baptist Convention than to the 
Church of England. 

My college; moreover, was 
more typical than Mr Bradbury's. 
For out of 14 colleges of residen- 
tial training for Church of England 
ministry, six belong to the 
evangelical party and three to the 
.Anglo-Catholic, leaving a mere 
five to hold the middle ground so 
beloved of the older generation of 
Anglican parsons. 

Whatever direction, or rather 
directions, that the Church of 
England and its warring factions 
take, they will not be towards the 
sunny uplands of broad-church 
sentiment, ringingly defended by 
Mr-Bradbury. . 

He and bis small army of liberal 
Anglicans, so thickly represented 
in ihe higher echelons of the 
Church and so thinly in the lower, 
are whistling in the dark. 

I remain, yours sincerely, 


240a. Blythe Road. 

Hammersmith, W14. 

September II. 

Nuclear safety 

From Dr R. J. Butcher 
Sir. In view of the various claims 
over nuclear safely, a very simple 
argument deserves some atten- 
tion. Around 300 reactors are now 
in operation and there have been 
two serious accidents in approxi- 
mately 4.000 reactor-years. Mak- 
ing the sweeping assumption that 
this sparse data will be a good 
predictor of future events, simply 
divide 4.000 by two and ihen by 
300 to show that we can expect 
one serious accident about every. 

seven years. 

There Is obviously a large 
discrepancy from figures quoted 
by nuclear engineers, but their 
estimate musi be based on design 
technology while it apoears that 
the accidents have been caused by 
human errors. Your readers might 
like io ponder the obvious parallel 
with driving. 

Yours etc. 


Cavendish Laboratory. 

Madingley Road. 


September! 2. 


SEPTEMBER 23 1944 
The author of this article was 
Jerome ("Jerry ") Caminada ( 1911 s 
J98d), who served The Times for 
nearly 50 years. He escaped in 1943 
from German internment in the 
civilian camp of Tosf bci 
. Gleiuiitzand. After a hazardous 
journey he reached Romania, where 
he was again interned. He ires 
released in 1944 when the Russians 
occupied Bucharest 


Tbe liberation of Boulogne 
awakens vivid memories of the 
capture of this Channel port by the 
Germans just over four years ago. 

I had left Brussels on a bicycle, 
and by way of Lille reached Arras 
on Sunday, May 19. 1940, and the 
town had been shattered by bombs 
that afternoon. I entered the 
burning and deserted streets in a 
hideous dusk. I had a companion 
cyclist, and we slepr that night in 
coffins under the great church. 
Next morning his bicycle was gone, 
stolen We finished the journey 
on foot and by riding on the backs 
of passing cars, and entered Bou- 
logne on Wednesday, May 22. 

A British destroyer lay in port, 
taking off mainly women and 
children. A crowd was besieging a 
building in the town where British 
consular officials were still issuing 
visas to travel to England. In the 
middle of the afternoon German 
bombers appeared. The destroyer 
sailed for England. We were still 
ashore. We did not worry- There 

would be other ships, we were 
informed; and we thought so too. 

Friday morning came, and the 
town was quiet. The rumour 
started that the Germans had been 
pushed back 30 miles; we were 
overjoyed. Then a solitary British 
soldier appeared from nowhere and 
told us that the British forces had 
retired towards Calais. There was 
no sign of Germans in the town. 
What could the situation be? Wc 
did not know, but within our little 
fort the situation was only too clear 
- food stocks low and. worse, no 
water or sanitation of any kind. We 
knew there was a French hospital 
near, and two of us decided to try to 
find it to obtain disinfectants and 
any other help available. 

My companion was an ex-service 
man of the last war. and had a cool 
head on his shoulders. Our only 
protection was a tin hat for each of 
us. One realizes now how ludicrous 
it was to set out in that fashion, but 
we passed unharmed. At the third 
comer 1 looked down the road, and 
pulled my companion by the sleeve. 
“Look!”. I said. “A tank!” “Yes.” he 
answered, “and it's not a French 
one either!” We passed out of view 
of it. What nationality could it be? 
British. I fondly hoped. The next 
comer, where the hospital stood, 
gave the answer. As we came from 
behind the comer building a hail of 
bullets spattered round us. I just 
had time to glimpse another tank 
down the road, and a German 
standing, legs apart, with .his 
weapon in the crook of his arm. I 
bolted back behind the building. 
My companion seemed to have 

1 crouched against the wall. 
From out of a basement about 20 
yards away came a small civilian, 
and began to creep towards me. He 
drew alongside, took a look, and 
said in French, “What are you 
doing?” at the same time taking 
out a small revolver and pressing it 
against my side. An awkward 
moment. If I declared my national- 
ity and he was a fifth columnist, 
that would probably be fatal; if he 
was a loyal Frenchman he might 
easily Lake me for a German, with 
the same result. I said. “Anglais,” 
and a smile of disbelief spread over 
his face. He motioned towards the 
hospital. In fall view of the 
Germans, who mercifully this time 
did not fire, we crossed the street to 
the swing glass doors of the 
hospital. As we opened the doors 
one of the French soldiers who had 
been watching the scene took off 
his helmet and bit me over the 

When I recovered a few minutes 
later the commandant of the 
hospital was making apologies to 
my companion, who had dived into 
the hospital doors when we were 
first fired on, and the impetuous 
soldier was being marched away 
under arrest ... 


That night two other men and I 
decided to make off if we could. But 
in the morning, as we were 
preparing to depart, the Germans 
entered, and took all men under 45 
into their custody ... We were 
taken to field headquarters, and 
made to stand outside in the rain 
while we watched three bull- 
necked officers enjoying French 
delicacies and wine. Finally we 
were taken inside and given a 
soldier’s meal, from a pot filled 
with meat, as we observed to our 

Next day we began a long 
journey by ambulance, car, and bus 
to Aachen. From there we were 
sent by train to Berlin. 

Identity crisis 

From the Reverend M H. Burden 
Sir, It may be uue that women, as 
Mr Kemp observes (September 
16). do not like the title "spinster" 
as a description of their 
"condition" in the marriage reg- 
ister. One woman in this parish, 
asked to fill out a form requesting 
details, wrote “NOT pregnant". 
Yours sincerelv. 


Holy Trinity Rectory. 

77 Ravensdowne. 

Berwick upon Tweed. 

From Mrs Jessica Thompson 
Sir. Modern young brides are 
perhaps not so modern. The 
character Lydia Languish in 
Sheridan's The Rivals (first per- 
formed at Coveni Garden in 1 775) 
exclaims: “Oh that 1 should live to 
hear myself called spinster!" 
Yours faithful I v. 


The Garden Flat. 

Shardeloes House. 

Amersham. Buckinghamshire 








September 22: The Queen was 
represented by Major John 
Henderson (Vice Lord-Lieuien- 
am for the Royal County of 
Berkshire) at the Funeral or Sir 

William Goode (formerly Gov- 
ernor and Commander-in-Chief 
of North Borneo) which was 
held in Sl. Mary's Church, 
Sireatley-on -Thames this 

September 22: The Princess 
Anne, Mrs Mark Phillips, Presi- 
dent of the Save the Children 
Fund, this morning visited the 
Fund's Traveller Project in 

Her Royal Highness travelled 
in an aircraft of The Queen's 
Flight and was received by Her 
Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for 
Buckinghamshire (Commander 
the Hon. John Fremantle, RN). 

Mrs Timothy Holdemess 
Rod dam was in attendance. 
September 2 ± The Prince of 
Wales, President, The Prince's 
Trust, accompanied by the Prin- 
cess of Wales, this evening 
attended a charity premier of 
the film *Otello* at the Barbican 
Centre, London, EC2. 

Viscountess Campden and 
Mrs Humphrey Mews were in 

Princess Alice, Duchess of 
Gloucester, Patron, British 
Limbless Ex-Service Men's 
Association, was present at a 
Scottish Ansa Tea Party at 
Drum Ian rig Castle, Thornhill, 

Dame Jean Maxwell-Soon 
was in attendance. 

The Queen will hold investi- 
tures at Buckingham Palace on 
November 5, 11, 19 and 25 and 
on December 3 and 1 1. 

The Queen will open Parliament 
on November 12. 

Princess Anne, President of the 
British Olympic Association, 
will attend the launch of the 
1 988 Olympic Appeal Schools 
Promotion at the Inn on the 
Park Hotel on October 7. 
Princess Anne, President of the 
Riding for the Disabled Associ- 
ation. will attend a council 
meeting at Saddlers' Hall on 
October 7. . 

Princess Anne, President of the 
Save the Children Fund, will 
visit the Hopscotch Asian Fam- 
ily Centre, St Richard's House, 
Eversholi Street, on October 7. 
The Princess ofWales, Patron of 
Help the Aged, will attendagala 
performance of “The Phantom 
of the Opera", in aid of the 
charity, at Her Majesty's The- 
atre on October 8. 

Forthcoming marriages 

Mr J.H. Salter . 
and the Hon Mrs NX?. Byrne 
The engagement is announced 
between Jim, only son of the late 
Mr and Mrs F-A- Salter, and ~ 
husband of the late Violet and. 
Judy, of WaBxnon. near 
Arundel, and Nona, youngest 

daughter of the late Lord and 
•Lady Lawrence, and widow of 


Wing Commander . Vincent 
Byrne, KHS, of Lavant, near 

MrfiLW. Fife 

and MU$ J-C. Roberts 

The engagement is announced 

between Richard William, sec- 
ond son of Major and Mb WA 
Fife, of Langton Hall, North 
Ailerton. North Yorkshire, and 
Jane Claire, only daughter of Mr 
and Mrs R-H. Roberts, of Valley 
Cottage, Knaresborough, North 

Captain N-R-G. Chavasse 
and Miss MAJL Salter 
The engagement is announced 

(ngsttQQ 1 ^ ^ 

between Nicholas Robert Grant ' Verity 'Shn^tson. of Kew, Sur- 

and Miss AJEL Fleming 
The engagement is announced 
between -David, son of the late 
Mr Arthur G. Furst and Mrs A. 

Chavasse, The Royal Green 
Jackets, elder son of Mr and Mis 
C.P.G. Chavasse, of 
Slorrington, West Sussex, and 

rey. and Anne, only daugh 
Mr and Mrs Desmond L 1 
ing, of Hoylake, WirraL 

ter of 

Margaret Anne Howard, ^youn- 

ger daughter of Mr JJFL 
ofWalberton. near Arundel, and 
the late Mrs Violet Salter and 
stepdaughter of the late Mrs 
Judy Salter. 

Mr 5.C. Outer 
and Miss AJ. Barfield 
The engagement is announced 
between Stephen, son of Mr 
Brian Carter and Mrs Edith 
Carter, of Aidham, Essex, and 
Anna, elder daughter of Mr and 
Mrs John Burfield, of Dedham. 

Mr J.J.L. Holland 
and Miss SLL Cooper 
The engagement is announced 
between Jeremy, eldest son of 
the late Mr Maurioe Holland 
and of Mrs Lorna Holland, of 
Ramla Bay Hotel, Malta, and 
Shirley, eldest daughter of Mr 


and Mrs Dennis Cooper, of 

Witney, Oxfordshire. 

Mr NX. Ingram 
and Mrs A. Gray 
The engagement is announced 
between Nigel, son of the late 
Mr and Mrs George Ingram and 

Amanita, daughter of 1 iiMrten- 

ant-Colond David Laurie and 
Mrs Tessa Laurie. 

Mr J. St J. Doe 
and Miss VX. Foy 
The engagement is announced 
between Jeremy, younger son of 
Captain C.R.V. Doe, RN, and 
Mrs Doe, of Mansion, Devon, 
and Victoria, elder daughter of 
Mr and Mrs HLA Foy, of 
Lower Birtley, Haslemere. 

Dr NJLG. Eastman 
and Miss R-A. FoUaad 
The engagement is announced 
between Nigel, only son of the 
late Mr H.G. Eastman and. of 
Mrs Eastman, of Bristol, and 
Rachel, younger daughter of the 
Rev R.G. and Mrs Folland, of 
Exmouth, Devon. 

MrTJVL Verity 
and Miss LJLS. Howard 
The engagement is announced 
between Timothy, youngest son 
of the late Rev R.M. and Mrs 
Verity, and stepson of Mrs D.T. 
Verity, of Ringwood. Hamp- 
shire, and Lynn, only daughter 
of the late Diaries Stuart How- 
ard and of Mrs Helen Howard, 
of Heston, Middlesex. 

Appointments in 
the Forces 

Royal Navy 

CAPTAINS: P J B Cheshire to M 
(London). Jan it w K HuMSiIkcol „ 
MOO (London). Nov to: C A B Nixoo- 
Eckenall to SACLANT. Feb la. • : 

RAOC. to 

'26 : r f MewDiam. 

.. RMCS? Swt 22: J H 1 ! 

Roberts. R SipSfc. tobe CO 13 Sta 
22: DJRca. RWF. to be CO 

lo UK Mil . ... 

Sept 26: M R 

to USA: Sept 22. 

[22: ■■ 
R Sinaia. 

(London). March 13: D J Drury to 

R M Pinvermart 
a 29: M H Turner. 

MOD (London). Oct lO: I N L Collett to 
Staff o# . FONAC. j an. 1 : M D 
MacPtwreon to Stair or FOSM Nov 7. 

BtCra u n ti • 

COMMANDERS: P D Defier. Nov 12. 

MAJORS: A A Mn ion to Joint Service 
Defence Con. tar JSDC 6. Jan 13. 

The Army 

BRIGADIERS: EH Bvttr lo be Cornd 

ADC. late RE. Se 
laic SCE Sent 2 _. 

COLONEL: GM Fleetwood. CBE. lata 
RA. Sept 26. 


Fifty teams of four contested 
the Chii 

tichester Bridge Congress 
held at the Boys* High School at 
the weekend which was scored 

Enor So HQ UKLF. Oct I: S P NML 

WRAC. | 

Ip De DWRAC. Sept 26. 

by the Swiss teams method A 

Princess Anne will open the new 
hall at Abbot’s Hill SchooL, 
Hemel Hempstead, on October 



The sconun a tv. sept 36: a e < 

to APO (Off ns AectS). Sept 2& A F 

I On, Sent 29: * ‘ ~ 

Easunmn to MOD. Sept 29: R J B 

Heard lo USA. Oct 3: A Hunter -Cheat 

lo 24 Liaison HQ. Sept 26: R D 

Ramsey to he OO He Regtt Pmc RPO 

Taunton. Sept 26: J R Drew to he 

ComdiREME Ottrs SchooL Sept 22. 


Ion. RA. to RSRE. sept 22: C J 

Marchant Smith, Green Howards, to 

Warwickshire team captained 
by K H Jordan were dear 
winners by six points from 
Sussex teams in second and 
thiid places. 

1st KH Jort 

i Jordan. Mrs M D Jones, M. 

A North wood. D J Jones -99 - - 
2nd R W Sutton. Mrs S Sutton. Mr* 
M Marchant. C W ClarV 93 

Elliott. D 

i Jeffery, j A 
Scott -Jones 


Princess Caroline of Monaco at the 
daughter, Charlotte Marie Pomeline, with her 
Stephano Casiraghi, and her son, Andrea. 

Sale Room 

Castle ‘hat stand 9 
goes for £59,400 

The first day of Christies* 
sale of the contehts'of Callafy 
Castle, Northumberland, got 
off to a flying start, and 
realized a total of£611.1I0. 

The red and white striped 
marquee was crowded with 
prospective purchasers eager 
to compete tor some of the 

The highest price paid to 
date is £59,400 for a pair of 
Regency mahogany hall 
benches of the finest quality. 
These far exceeded Christies’ 
estimate of £10,000-£ 15,000. 

Major Simon Browne, aged 
91, the castle's owner, who has 
lived in the house all his life, 
sai±“This must be a record 
price for a hat stand. I*ve 
always put my hat on the 
bench as I come into the 

**m have to find some- 
where else to put it now.** 

The castle is being con- 
verted into apartments and 
Major Browne will retain a 
principal wing. 

The Italian Scagfiola table 

inlaid with playing cards, a fob 
and signet ring, realized 
£49,500 and it is reputed to be 
evidence of an 18th century 

The rambler tore across two 
cards, flung down his fob and 
signet ring and went upstairs 
to shoot himself Another 
Scagliola table, depicting a 
parrot and other birds, re- 
alized £26,400. It went to a 
buyer from TokyaA hand- 
some pair of George I pier- 
glasses made £24,200, while 
the same price was paid for a 
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BARTLETT ■ On September 18th. to 
Sandra • Sam - (im OsbomL and 
Richard, a daughter. Cnloe Sam. 

BLESSLEY - On September 1 7m. to 
jane (nte Montgomery) and Nick, a 
son. Grow Richard, a brother for 

BOWDEN - On September 1901. to 
Tnsa (nfe GUmour) and Martin, a 
daughter. Nicola. 

■HANDLER ■ On September 20Ur- to 
David and Amanda m*e Baker), at St 
Theresa's. Wimbledon, a son. 
Nicholas Guy Lucius, brother to 

COOPER - On September the 21 SL 10 
Rosemary (n*e Duke) and Alan, a 
daughter. Naomi, a sister for 
Charlotte and Rowena. 

DAWSON - On Sunday. September 
14th. at West London Hospital. w 
AUson (ate Aldridge) and WflUam. a 
daughter. Lucinda Elizabeth. 

CREENALL ■ On the 20th September, 
to Gabrfcfie (tide James) and 
Johnnie, a daughter 

HARDEN - On September 19th. lo 
BetOna urfe Tayteur) and David, a 
son. Edward RtchaKL a brother for 

- On September 19th. 
1986. to Bernadette tmte Ball) and 
Christopher, a son. James Christo- 
pher Major, a brother for Charles. 
HERBERT - On September X9Ui. to 
Nikki mfe Pumlval Jones) and Phil- 
ip. a sol Guy. a brother for Martin 

(ember 18th. , at The Portland 
Hospital. London, to Tessa (nee 
Fawcett) and Robert, a soil Francis 
R tenant 

MUUt-JONES - On 'September 19th. at 
the Rosie Maternity Hospital, Cam- 
bridge. to Cordon and Karen, a 
daughter. Kate Elizabeth. 

PARKER - On September 15th. to 
Sally (nee Leader) and JaxoeL a son 
Eric John. 

RADfUUUttSHNAN On September 
aoth. at West London HoGpiUL lo Su- 
san into Calveley) and Krhn. a son. 
Khan James Anand 
rodartes - To Roweoa into Herfov) 
and Wyndham. a daughter. CflUan 
Louise, born September 19 Ul In 
Exeter. England. 

• On September 19Ut. at the 
John Radt litre Hospital. Oxford, to 
Sarah -Jane into Patrick) and Rich- 
ard. a daughter, jemima Lucy 

ber 18th. 1966. to Kale and Adrian, 
a son wmurn. a brother for Tom 
and Sophie. 

YATES-JOWtSOM - On September 
20th. at the Royal Hampshire Coun- 
ty HospitaL winchester 10 FeneQa 
and Ttm. a son. WUUam Harvard. 


ARRUTHNOT - Peacefully on Septem- 
ber 20th. 1986. Molly. Wire of the 
late RoMn ArbuthnoL beloved moth- 
er of Juliet Betsy and Andy, adored 
grandmother, great grandmoow 
and mother-in-law. Funeral at Great 
Gaddesden Chuirh. at 3 -30pm. on 
Friday. September 26th. 

REALS - On September 21 st. al home. 
Cicely Helena Elizabeth (Betty), or 
Croes Fach. Uanbedr. CrlckhowelL 
Powys, widow of Reginald (Bonny), 
and mother or Jeremy. Pipyn. salty 
and Robin. Funeral private. Service 
of Thanksgiving at St Peter's 
Church. Uanbedr. Crickhowen. at 
2 JOpra. Thursday. 25th September. 
No Bowen please by special reonesL 

BOOKER. Alex - On 20th September, 
at home after a tong Dtaiess. Much 
loved husband, father and grandfa- 
ther. Funeral private. Donations, a 
desired to Scanner Appeal. Croydon 
General Hospital. Croydon. Surrey. 
Rest in Peace. 

BUTLER - On September 20th. 1986. 
Rl Rev Basil Christopher Butter. 7th 
Abbot of Downside and BIAtop of 
Auxiliary of Westminster, aged 8*. 
Requiem Mass. Westminster Cathe- 
dral on Tuesday. September 30th at 
Spm. Funeral Downside Abbey on 
Wednesday. October 1st. at 2^0pm. 

BUTLER ■ On September 20th. Thom- 
as Richard. Funeral private. 
Thanksgiving Service on October 
9th. 1986. at Saint Andrew's 
Church. South Warnborough at 
11.00 am. No flowers. Donations 
ptease C/O. Frank Boner Farms Ltd. 
The Office. Lees Farm. South 
Warnborough. Tor i lk arch bun 

CHEATER ■ On September 20th. Ut Ox- 
ford. alter a very short illness. Sir 
(DanieO Norman Chester. CAE.. 
Charier Warden, of Nuffield College. 
1964-78: aged 78: dearly loved 
brother of the late Arnold Chester 
and or Mn Dorothy ScamroelL and 
dear unde of Janet and Helen. Cre- 
mation private. A Memorial Service 
will be held later in Oxford. 

EVANS. WUUam Daniel, of BryntaweL 
Drefach. LLanwenog* late Captain hi 
Uie Merchant Navy, suddenly on 
20th September, aged 73. Funeral on 
Friday. September 26th. at 
LLanwenog Parish Church at 2pm. 
No flowers Mease, but donations if 
desired lo die Church Tower Rad. 

FERRER. Robert - Suddenly on Sep- 
tember 19th. In hospital. Greatly 
missed by Ms wire. Eleanor, and 
family. No flowers please. 

FOLEY. Dr Katherine Helena into 
Child) - On September SlsL peaceful- 
ly with her loving husband and an 
her family present, having received 
the Sacraments. Requiem Mas on 
Thursday. 25lb September al 
12.15pm. al Our Lady or Lourdes 
Church. Wonstead (near Watnteod 
central Une station). Family flowers 
only, bui If destretL donations to St 
Joseph's Hospice. Mare SL Hackney. 
London E. 

FORD • On September 18th. at 
Newcastle upon Tyne. Thomadna. 
beloved sister of George and the late 
James. Service at w«t Road Crema- 
torium. Newcastle op September 
251b. al 11.30am. No flowers or 
letters . 

GOLDSWORTHY ■ On September 
20th. peacefully m Weybrtdge Hospi- 
tal. Gwendoline leMesoner. into 
Siedmani. aged 80. loved and lovtng 
wife of Charles, devoted mother of 
Jennifer and Veronica, gr and mother 
of Philip. Julia. Virginia and Paget 
Funeral at St Mary's Church. 
OaOands village. Weybrtdge. on 
Thursday. September 25th. at 
2.30pm. followed by private crema- 
tion. Family flowers only, donauom. 
tf desired, to Sam Bears Want. 
Weybrtdge Hospital 

HAMILTON - On 20th September, 
peacefully, aged 78. Margaret Cedi 
Hamilton, widow of Dr JohD Gerard 
Hamilton and dearly tovedmoOw of 
Anthony. Rohm. Paid and Nicola, 
and grand mother. Flmeral service at 
AD Saints' Chureh. Otd HeathfldtL 
Saturday 27th September at 12 
noon. Family Bowen only. 
HAMLTON On September 19th at her 
home. Ruby Cecilia dearly loved 
Mother of Ian. Gordon. Roy A Mary 
Rom & Stater or Dr. EA. Gray. Cre- 
mation private, family flowers only 
but donations much appreciated to 
The Cancer Research Trust Fund, 
which may be sent c/o F.W. House A 
Sons. Funeral Directors. Lyndngton. 

MCXLINQ - On September 2 tor. tn 
hospital at Norwich. Giles, husband 
oT Audrey, father of Alice. Emma. 
Jane and NtoeL 

HULL - On September 18th. 1986. Jane 
Lisle, aged 94. ofThe WIUows. Mald. 
enhead Road. Windsor. Widow of 
Croup Captain C.W. Hffl RAF. and 
much loved mother of Patricia Fu- 
neral service at SL NfichaeTs. Bray, 
al iO-SOun. Thursday. 26th Septem- 
ber. No Flowers. Donations to 
LukaenUa Research. Donations and 
enquiries to GM. Luff Td 04283624 
HOLBERTON. R W (Bob). O.H.EL. A£.. 
Peacefully In Canberra, on Friday 
19th September. Beloved husband or 
EDen and devoted father to Alasttdr. 
Eleanor. Scott and Craig. Adored 
gra n dfat h er of Tamara. Zbe and. 

LAMB - On 18th September. 1986. sud- 
denly al home. David Ebenoer. 
beloved husband of Eleanor, and 
much loved htbn or CaroHne. Ser- 
vice on Thursday. September 26th. 
at 2JKtpm. St Mary'S Church. Oak- 
lev. Aylesbury. Buds. Harvest 
festival ftowtrs. or tf pre f e rr ed dona- 
tions to Royal British Legion Poppy 
Appeal, c/o F J. wiison. Funeral Di- 
rectors. Haddenbam. Buds. 

LAMB « Sept e mbir 19 al home WB- 
ham MacNaugbton aged 68 or 
Winchester. Dearly loved husband of 
Joan and Father of Jennifer. Gillian 
and Beverley. Funeral service at The 
Chattel of SL Cross. Winchester on 
Friday September 26th al 1.30pm 
followed by private cremation. Fam- 
ily flower* only. Donations If desired 
to The British Heart Foundation c/o 
John Steal A Son. OsslI House. 

LATHER . On September 20th. at St 
Oswald's Hospice. Newcastle upon 
T»ne NE3 i EE. Dr Gertrude Latner. 
CDRSuftam p sy chi atrist, dearly be- 
loved wife of Pr o f e a sor Albert L 
Latner. Funeral already held. Dona- 
tions in her memory to the Hospice 

NEWMAN - On September 19th. 1986. 
in St Mary's HcanUaL Paddington. 
Stanley. loved husband of 
Genevieve. Funeral at Coiden Green 
Cremat o rium, at 2A6pra Wednes- 
day. September 2dm. No flowers 
please, but donations may be sent to 
Special Trustee’s. Rena) Unit.- St 
Mary's HospHaL Prato SL wa. 
PWLO - On September 20th. suddenly. 
Mavis Ena (Vicky 1. wife of -Gordon. 
Cremation at Stongh Crem a torium 
on Friday. Septe mb er 26th. al 
330pm. Family Bowers only by 
request. Donations to the Royal Na- 
tional Life-Boat InstfstuUon. may be 
sent to Sargeani & San. 40 Church 
SL Sloagh. 

ROtANT THOMAS -On 19th Septem- 
ber 1986 aw. Catherine Mable. 
peacefully in hospital and of Bron- 
Mentd. Menai Bridge, aged 91 year*. 
Wife of the late Claud, much loved 
Mother of Catrin and Die late David, 
and Grandmother of Jane. Funeral 
Service al St Mary's Church. Menai 
Bridge. Wednesday. September 2001 
at 2.15 pm. followed by Committal 
Service at Bangor Crematorium. 
Family flowers only. Donation* if de- 
sired 10 "North : Wales Society for die 
blind. C/o Thomas Robert* A Co. 
TrefhanL Menai Bridge. Angfesea. 
Tel: (0248) 712478. 

ROSS - On September 20m. 1986. 
John Horatio HordasBe.' tale of 
James Finlay A Co. LhL aged 77. 
brother of Ma de Panrvteinl and 
Hemika (Herkrt Ross. Setvioeat Ihe 
Downs Crematorium, Bear Road. 
Brighton on Wednesday. September 
2401 at 11.30 am. Nofiuwera please. 

B desired. donaOoos go Imperial Can- 
cer Research, c/o Haimlngmns. a- 6. 
Montefiore Road. Hove. leL 778733. , 

ROYLE - On Monday 22nd September. 
1986. Pat beloved wife of KeaneOi. 
devoted mother of Alison. Marie and 
Anno and. nana of Oliver and 
Amabelle,. The funeral udD take 
" ptace tn SI Anne’s Church. Bailow at 
Liam on Thursday. 25th S eptember. 
Family Dower* only .pieum but 
donation* tf desired to Cancer 
Research. CMS. Methodist Mission- 
ary Society and Christian AM 
STEVENS - On Friday 19m. Septem- 
ber. Brigadier Kenneth Hebert, 
husband of Angela, and brother of 
Flank, beloved byaH Ms Bwnfly. and 
friends- Funeral at AD Saints 
Church. Headley, near Bardoa. 
Hants, on Thursday. 2&Ui Se pte mber 
a 2.15pm. No letters please. 
ber 20th. 1986. 'Peacefully at home. 
Tommy, for 89 yeara the adored hus- 
band and sweetheart of Mmy. the 
beloved tether of Kay and Aina., 
loved father -in-law of Geoffrey, and 
Ootin. and the treasured -Osaka of 
Jamie. Charles. David. W£ky and 
Sarah- FUneral Service at Sl 
Michael's Church. Bray, al 2pro on 
Thursday. September 28th. followed 
by private cremation. Fondly flowers 
only, but if wished donation to Dr 
Minus's Cancer Research Fund, c/o 
The Onctmtogy Dept. St Mary's Hos- 
pital. Ptaed SL London W2. 
VURNCY. SybD Mary Obre (ntoCope) 
of 14 West Green. Stofeesiy. N. Yorks, 
formerly of Drumflly. LougbgaiL 
County Armagh. N. Ireland, on 17th 
September. Much lowed by her 
daughters Mary and Sarah, her 
grandchildren Sam and Kate, her sta- 
ler Diana, her fondly and friends. 

F lateral service and cremation 
TeesMe Crematorium. LOO pm 
Wednesday. 24th September. 
Thanksgtvtng Service to be held later 
WELLBY. Montego* Richard - On Sep- 
tember 19th. 1986. after- a tang 
IOdch bravely borne. Dearly loved 
Other or Virginia. Prudence. Sarah 
and Naomi and atao beloved tar Ms 
grandchildren. Funeral at Alderdhot 
Crematorium. Friday. September 
26th.. at 12 noon. Flowers to H C 
Patrick A Co. 86 East SL Farntnm. 

WOODS - On September 21sL at his 
home in Cambridge. Ret Salisbury 
Woods M-D- FACS, aged 94. Fu- 
neral service at Sl Marks. Barton Rd. 
on Monday.. 29th September at 
11.30 am. Family dowers only. 


AVER - A Memorial Service ter Dame 
Geraldine Aves wffl be held oa 
Wednesday October LSth al St 
James'. Piccadilly. London Wl. at 
SjOO pm. 

DOtWKTT - A Memorial Service ter 
Dame AdeiaMe BafDleu Doughty. 
Wto be held an Thursday. October 
2nd. 12-00 noon, at Holy Tritely. 

RYDER - A Service of -Thankstevtng 
win be hrid ter the lale Captain R E D 
Ryder, v.c. R.N.. on Thursday- 2nd 
October, at 2pm. a ( Holy Trinity 
Church. Prince Consort Rd. London 
SW7. No tickets necessary. 


COTTXRUL. Anthony - Dted at Zub 
ghen . 22/23 September ««■ 
Rcmettewrad with love. 


CAYZER Eileen. Lady, in ever Unting 
memory on whai would, have been 
her 900) Mniutay. Bora September 
23rd. 1896. at Westwood Manor. 
Staffordshire, died August nth. 
1981 Also at hfer only state - - Au- 
drey. Countess of Ltaburne. termerty 
Hon. Mrs Robert Devereux. born 
September 8Uu 1901. atao at 
Westwood, (tied . Febnmry 18th. 

GOWER. Phyllis Mary. My dear wife. 
- remembered, with low always. 

Latest wills 

Adela Mary Evelyn, 
Viscountess Broome, of Bognor 
Regis, West Sussex, widow of 
CapL Viscount Broome, left 
estate valued at £101 338 net. 

Mr James Douglas Graftoo, of 
Selsey, West Sumex, foe agent 
and writer who helped to estab- 
lish The Gooru comedy show in 
the 1950s, left estate valued at 
£119,033 net 

Mr John Alexander Bergin, of 
London SW15, Deputy Seo- 
rettiry of the Lord Chanceflor’s 
department 1977-80, left estate 
valued at £295,098 net. 

Mary Bruce Bewthall, of Lon- 
don SW7, left estate valued at 
£256.626 net 

Miss Vera Dorothy 
Farrington, of Eastbourne, But 
Sussex, left estate valued at 
£496,844 net. 


Latest appointments include: 
Mr rands Hnmpfarey Potts, 
Mr Richard George 
QC; and Mr Ian 
Alexander Kennedy, QC to be 
Justices of the Hign Court, 
assigned to the Queen's Bench 

University news 



ST EDMUND'S HALL: British Petro- 

(BSc AbenieBU. 

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wralBi ^ttudtos: Gwilym il 




Olbbon prtx* 

wing Com- 

(BA. OpaoL 

Birthdays today 

General Sr John Anderson, 78; 

Mr Colin MakeJy, 56; 

Charles. 56; Baroness David, 

Sir Basil Fridman. 60; the Duke 
of Fife, 57; Mr i. E, A. R. 
Guinness. 62: Sir* ' Gordon 
Hadow, 78; Professor Daphne 
Jackson. SO: Sir Gordon Lina- 
ere, 66; Sir Henry Linton, 78; Dr 
B. B. Lloyd, 66; Lieutenant-. 
General Sr Thomas Morony, 
60; Major-General D. E -B. 
Talbou 78; Admiral Sir John 

T readier, 62. ■ 


HM Govemcat 
Mr Timothy .Renton, Minister 
of State for - Foreign and 
Commonwealth’ Affects, was 
host at a luncheon held yes- 
terday at I Carfton Gardens in 
honour of the Ambassador of 

Britain!- USSR 


Association . 

Sir Curtis Keebie, Chairman of 
the Great Britain-USSR Associ- 
ation, was host at a luncheon 

held yesterday at 14 Grosvenor 
Place, SWl, in -honour of foe 
Soviet Ambassador. The other 


MP- Sir John 
Frank Roberto.- Mr 

MP. Profesior a'g" *Mt p F N 
RMdswav and Mr John 



British Atlantic . Ed 
COqnuttee . 

Mr Michael Ricketts, chairman, 
British Atlantic Education! 
Committee, presided at foe 1 
annual dinner held last night at 
the Royal Commonwealth Soci- 
ety. Sir John Kiltick, presidem, 
British Atlantic Committee, was 
the guest of honour. 


Royal Over-Seas League 
Lord Pennock, Chairman of the 
Channel Tunnel Group, was foe 
guest speaker at a meeting of the 
Discussion Circle of foe Royal 
Over-Seas League held last night 
al Over-Seas House, St James’s. 
Mrs Elizabeth Cresswell 


Dr CJ. Reid 
and Dr DJL Thomsen 
The marriage took place on 
Saturday, September 20, at 
Frederiksborg Castle, Copen- 
hagen, between- Dr CtiKn Reid, 
sod of Dr and Mrs Kenneth 
Reid, of BexhiU, Sussex, and Dr 
Elisabeth Thomsen, daughter of 
Mr and. . Mrs. Carl- Henrik 
Thomsen, of Copenhagen. 

Farmers 9 Company 

The following have been elected 
officers of the Farmers’ Com- 

Wanton. Mr S-F.B. Taylor: junior 
Warden. Mr rjm. OHtar. 

Memorial service 

Mr B. Biriey 
Prince and Prim 

icess Michael of 
Kent and Princess Alexandra 
and the Hon Angus Ogilvy 
attended a manorial service for 
Mr Rupert Biriey held yesterday 

from the workrof JohxrDonne 
and the Hon Piers Gibson gave 
an address. Among those 
present were: 

Sir James and Lady Annabel GoM- 

snrfib (stepfather and mother). Mr 

Robin Biriey (brother). Mr and Mrs j 

Colchester fbrotherto-iaw and stater). 

Zhc Goldsmith oudlbrocher). Jemima 
Goldsmith (halWHtiHfl. MW taohei 

Goldsmith (stepstatef). Lord and Lady 

Ravne. the Hon Mrs Roben Ra^m 

the Hon Nicholas Rayne. Ihe 
Atannaa* RaynKi the- Hon Natasha 

Rayne. ihe Hon Tsroare Rayne. the 


Marauese or Toodonderry. Lady So- 
phia Stewart. Lady Comma Fly* Lady 
§Ma Comtoe. MbH Kitty ComU. Mn> 
Robin QRnbe. Mr David Combe. Mttai 

Lulu KloeaovwakL Mtas Romoina 
Coitnurst. pm Ma ft i ita t w s Of Zetland. 

Mr and Mrs A de la Faiatae. Mbs 
I ‘ ! znnnobel. MT and Mrs 4 
Zunuobel. Mrs N Pow?n. Mrs Harri 
son. Mr Tom Egerton. the Hon Shaun 

Duchess or 

Argyll, the 


Eari orSidrolk. VtaoounlaaH 

Findhom. Viscountess KamMeden. 
Lord and Lady Ashcombe. Baroness 
Fatten der. Lady Henrietta OotoW. 
Lady Joanna Townshend. .Lady Lin 
CanpbdL Lady Isabella Naytor-Lcy- 
land. Lady Victoria Wayroouth. .toe 
Hon David Macmillan, me Hoi Mrs 
Piers Giboon. the Hon Caroline 
Woodhonac. (he Hon Mis Johnl 
Fell owes, the Hon Beniamin 
Mancroft. the Hon Mrs AnwM 
Rothschild. . Hon _ Mrs Peter 

Townend-_ Sir Richard Ottm_La^ 

Osborn. CaroUne Lady Nutta: 

Michael. and Lady Sgg-.Ladi r w uiR 

Mr David and Lady Carina 
and (be Hon Mrs Michael Brand. 

ptttKws^CJtorge Princess 


Mr titmon 
Gtonoor. Mr" 
dker Ralph 

BUtotL Mr OUver 

r Tony Bromovsky. Brtoa- 
Saasoon. Mrs WiBiara 
Mr and .Mrs Edward 

Goldsmith. Mr Anthony Andrews. Mr 
Edward Fox. Mr Jocelyn Stevens. 1 
Miss' Tcsntato^toMtogtad 


Mood- Mr jfVa nrts Bromovsfcy. Mr 
and Mrs Pluo FmarL Mr and Mn K 
Ferrari. MrMichaei Cowley (Couttsi 
ahd Company), Mr John..A*tenaiL 

— „ — ■ Mra Peter OraieL 

Mr Manhewjwid ttng. hte. Rotator 
WsmtHtor. MrCSUn Camptaetl. Mm N 
Campbell. Mr and Mrs David 
d'AmbrumeniL Mr and Mra Philip 
Jebfe Mn Mark uttman. Mr Gavin 
Henderson. MT Oliver Mutter. Mo 
Rupert Kambra, Mra L f l e ta on. -Mbs I 

Caroline Brown. Mr Mm Chandler 
ttrateMlwmindl and puWi rf 


Farm Street Church). Mr 
Stand. Mr and Mn Met ran 
David ProCumo. Mr Rotate Bl ___ _. 
Mf_ /v C -GUmour and Mr Barry 

Science report 

Bifocals for missiles 

By Keitti Hiodley 

A. heat-seeking missile ca- 
pable of shooting dorm aircraft 
in the face of decoy flares is 
likely to emerge from the 
development of a new infra-red 
detector in the United States. 
The hardware is a western idea 
hot the fundamental research 
behind ithPMhh. 

Briourose Technology, * re- 
search and development com- 
pany ii Baltimore, has been 
lookiim again at the detection of 
aircraft asing the heat from 
engine exhaust gases. Many 
western missiles, sack as the 
Sidewinder, ase infra-red to find 
tugets, hot in recent 
aircraft have escaped by i 

tag a shower of bright flans. 
Faced with many heat sources, 
mtariks simply go for one and 
usually hit a flare. 

The problem could be solved 
with an infra-red detector that 
works at two different shades or 
wavelengths. The taipnOie 
of sources amid then be deter- 
mined from their relative bright- 
ness in the tiro colours. An 
aircraft woaU be easy to pick out 
In a doad of flares. That cosM 
be done cradely by mounting tiro 
detectors in a missile’s nose, but 
the measure would be expen- 
sive, heavy and balky. 

Ronald Resen me ler at 
Brimrose Technology wondered 

whether two colours could be 
wn fry . maguNion CO 

change the stnotnre of detector 
rtiatenals. Polish engi n eer a at 
.foe University, of Warsaw have 
led the world in this field far 20 
years and in a paper published 
in 1975 RosoBotr foemf tx- 
■ what he was looking for. 
Poles had shown that a 
material called mercury man- 
ganese. teDnride changed its 
strac t n ie in a magnetic feM. By 
s w i t chi ng the field ou and off the 
detector could look at Infra-red 
sources ta two dWTerent cdouL 
Roseameier knew that a rotated 
amterial. mercury cadnuttm t*l- 
hride, was already used m 
mfiittirr detectKS and so he and 
collea^Bes grew some of the 
Potish crystals, tested them and 
found that they worked. 

The group is now “ 
to the desigo .id a pi 
detector and they believe it "roll 
be . possible eves^oDy to scan at 
half a dozen- different 
'wavelengths with one materi a l . 

There have been several nse- 
fiil spra-ofls. The new detector 
ultrarpare crystals and 
B rim ros e have designed a fur- 
nace to make them- In addition 


Welsh cultural adminirtrator 

aamdiM^irein JayoSimSl he coniribuicd 

fife of Wales. <Ue<J on Sepiem- J^ s X lnmia n v t0 the devel- 

Davies. » “SIS "of fif 

ber 18 ai the age of 77. omnent^of puWi c library 

He was bora on September ^ wales. He also 

2ft 1908, the son of the Rev J^ senied 0 n numcr- 
Ben Davies, a well-known o J^J lion3 | committees. in« 
Congregational minisier. At . d * ng ^tic Pilkmgton 
Aberystwyth, and rommittee — w ’ , '’ lr35l,na * 

on broadcasimg. 

Manchester, he^studierfgeor ^“hi s many other no® 
raphy and anthropol^y; in ^ ^ presidency^ of 

the process losing the rtltgious N - Qna j Library of Wales, 

beliefs of his childhood, while ° hc was sli jj holding at 

reiaroingadeepauaainentto ^^eofhis death, 

the secular values of Welsh 1954 , he published 

Nonamformity. rvforwrddieulau i Awduron (A 

In I934,he became alectur- gff^f^ihors). Though 

er at Manchester under his 

teacher. Professor H.J. Fleure. 
After war service in naval 
intelligence between 1941 ana 
1945, he moved to Cardiff, 
where ; he held a number of 
important administrative 

From .1945 to 1963.he was 
secretary to the Council of the 
University of Wales, secretary 
to the Board of Celtic Studies, 
and secretary to the Universe 
'ty Press Board. In this last 
capacity be was responsible 

for a marked improvement in 

the quality ■ of Welsh book 
production, as well as for foe 
publication of many scholarly 

« Id 1963, be was appointed 
to succeed Sir Ben Bowen 
Thomas as permanent secre- 
tary to the Welsh Department 
of the Ministry of Education, 
which became the Welsh De- 
partment of the DES. From 
this post he retired in 1969. 
But he remained extremely 

the state, unaccountably. 
Jailed to honour him, he was 
bon LLD of Wales and 


PhD of Manchester. . 

Short of stature, with gingw 
hair that never turned white; 
he was a man of intense 
vitality. Though a very mod- 
est drinker, he was no pnwe or 
killjoy. He loved music, art 
and gardening. 

His temper was most equa- 
ble. At a turbulent committee 
meeting he would hold his 
peace until the end. and then 
quietly intervene to bring 
order out of chaos. 

In politics be was left ot 
centre. Towards Welsh politi- 
cal devolution his attitude was 
distinctly wary, though he felt 
that the administrative scope 
of the Welsh Office might well 
be extended. . , 

In 1940. he married a 
colleague at Manchester, Mar- 
garet Dunlop, who died in 
1982. They had no children. 

MR L. H. 

they friro developed new X-ray 
methods for checking, their pu- 
rity: all e x pertise, .oat am he 

rity: *11 expertise. 

w MrtaiXwl glrotoh i TP . 

The Hon Leslie Harry Er- 
nest Bury, CMG, former Aus- 
tralian Federal Treasurer and 
Minister for Foreign Affairs, 
died on September 7, at the 
age of 71 

A controversial figure, be 
was twice dismissed from 
governments in which he was 
serving: by Sir Robert Men- 
zies m 1962, ahd by Sir 
William McMahon in 1971. 

On the first occasion he was 
out of step with his colleagues 
on the issue of Britain’s appli- 
cation to join file Common 
Market, which he openly fa- 
voured. In 1971, while hold- 
ing the foreign affairs 
portfolio, he opposed Presi- 
dent Nixon's meeting with 
Chou. En-lai, which he de- 
scribed as contrary to the 
interests of Australia. 

Born in England on Febru- 
ary 25, 1913, he graduated in 
economics and law from 
Queens' College, Cambridge, 
before settling in Australia m 
1935, where he worked first 
for the Bank of New South 
Wales; After war service in ‘ 
radar, he became a civil 
servant on the economic side 
of foreign, affairs, and later a 


director of the World Bank 
and IMF. J B 

In 1958, he entered Federal 
politics as Liberal member for 
a constituency in New South 
Wales, which he represented 
for 18 years. From 1961, until 
his first dismissal the follow- 
ing year, he was Air Minister. 

He was brought back in 
1963 as Minister for Housing, 
and from 1966 to 1969 served 
as Minister for Labour and 
National Service. In the latter 
year he was appointed Trea- 
surer, and held the post for 
two years, before his transfer 
to the Ministry for Foreign 
Affairs, where he lasted only a 
few months. 

In 1967, when the then 
tnime minister. Harold Holt, 
was drowned, he had been one 
of . three candidates for the 
succession, but lost to Sir John 
Gorton, who in turn was 
succeeded by McMahon in 

Bury was a keen amateur 
carpenter, and much enjoyed 
walking in Ihe Snowy 

His wife; formerly Anne 
WeigaU, survives him with 
thdrfour sons. 


Rosamond Gilder, who 
died on September 5. at the 
age of 95, exercised a benefi- 
cent influence on American 
theatre for over 20 years, as 
dramatic critic and later editor 
of Theatre Arts Monthly, the 
outstanding magazine of its 

. She was born in New York, 
on July 7, 1891, the daughter 
ofRichard Watson Gilder, the 
celebrated editor, in the 1 890s, 
of 77re Century Magazine. 

In 1924,-sbe became drama 
critic of Theatre Arts Monthly, 
taking over as editor in 1946. 
Her monthly report on Broad- 
way theatre remains a valu- 
able record of productions and 
contains ■ much astute 

. Bui in 1948, unable to come 
to terms with a more commer- 
cial- approach to theatre, ush- 
ered in by a new proprietor, 
she left the magazine. The 
threat to the theatre on both 
sides of the Atlantic, from the 
growth of uncontrolled com- 
mercialism. was a continuing 
theme with her. 

She was closely associated, 
in '1935, with the creation of 
the American National The- 
atre and Academy, a forerun- 
ner of the National Drama 
Company, lata- housed at- the 
Lincoln Centre. She was also a 
director of the Playwrights’ 

Bureau of the Federal Theatre 
Project under Roosevelt's 
New Deal 

In 1948, she was one of the 
founders of the International 
Theatre Institute at its incep- 
tion in Prague - undo- the 
chairmanship of J. B. Priest- 
ley. She was international 
president of the ITI from 1963 
to 1967, and first president of 
its US centre from 1968 until 
her death/ 

A Benjamin Franklin Fel- 
low of the Royal Society of 
Arts, she was also an honorary 
member of both the New York 
Drama Critics' Circle and the 
British Critics’ Circle, and the 
holder of many international 

Besides theatre Collections 
in Libraries and Museums, 
written with George Freedley, 
her John Gielgud's Hamlet 

(1937) is a perennially valu- 

>f acting. 

able study of acting. 

. Rosamond Grkler had cour- 
usy, humour and a generosity 
of mind with which she could 
handle people of every politi- 
cal persuasion at international 
meetings. Visitors who en- 
joyed the hospitality- of her 
beautiful home in old New 
York will long cherish- the 
memory of her En gireh rpa$ 
laced with stimulating 


Mr Don Smitbers* CB. Di- ing out its growing pains, had 
rector of Dockyards from to deal with a. huge task, 
1961 to 1967, died recently at including the modernization 
theage.of.81. _ of the aircraft carriers Eagle 

Donald William Smnhers and Ark RovaL 
wts bora on August 21, 1905, Smithers. who was appoints 
and wntjo school tn Porte- edCB in 1967, is remembered 
mouth before gomg to the by those, who were his juniors 
Royal Naval College, Green- as a. manager with a human 


touch, but a totally profession- 
al engineer. . 

He leaves a widow. Kay, 
three sons and a daughter 

wich, where he completed his 
studies for the Royal Naval 
Corps of -Constructors. , He 
then served fora year at sea in 
foebattleship Rodney. 

He first came to notice for ]VTP DABPDt t 
hfe work on the development ftvJlStK I 1 ^. 

of deck armour and torpedo IT AT T ATV 
protection for- the new King ■ x****-AAJUL 

George ^dass battleships and . Mr Robert Lay HaUock, 
Illustrious class aircraft cani- inventor of the disposable 
ers in foe 1930s. vacuum deaner bag and the 

Clydebank, -where he .super- 

vised the building of the Royal 
Navy's last battleship, Van- 
guard. In the latter part of the 
war he was constructor cap- 
tain on the staff of C-in-C 

After, the war he worked 
more or less continuously m 
dockyards, becoming manager 
at Chatham in 1958. 

Three years later he re- 
turned to Bath as Director of 
Dockyards. It was a difficult 
time. The first majoroverhaul 

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The Snow Queen 

Covent Garden 

fanfares of buxom pub- 
Iraty and a book of the series. 
Story of English opened 
its nine-week season on BBC2. 
"} w Mt. most charitably - be 
“bw to be a trailer. Pan l. An 
English-Speaking World, 
$ strained to find its pitch. 

The major message it had to 
C onvey — that English is no 
longer the insolar preserve of 
British bat a lingua franca 
adopted (and adapted) by 
increasing millions throughout 
the world -is of course a point 
well worth making, particu- 
larly to a domestic aodience 
who have long constituted a 
shrinking minority 'of Anglo- 
phones. But the same point 
was made over and over lilt* a 
stuck record, accompanied by 
trimnphalist synthesizer mu- 
sic and, for Instance, lengthy 
library shots of airliners for 
the purpose of “illustrating” 
the generally-known fact that 
air traffic controllers every- 
where conduct their business 
in. English. At times it was all 
rather like recommending 

After half an hour of Third 
World ers explaining that — 
well, that English is the lingua 
franca for increasing millions, 
we jumped to California and 
the rather more fruitful ground 
of Silicon Valley, surf slang, 
Valsptak etc. Even here, 
though, there was precious 
little that has not already been 
| covered in general-interest 
magazine articles. 

- Robert MacNefl's voice- 
over and pieces to camera 
handsomely emulated the tone 
of a glowing annual report to 
shareholders — product doing 
well in the Pacific market; 
sales booming in China — and 
we were granted a hint of the 
“nop-judgementaT treats in 
Stone when he remarked that 
tbe series would use the word 
“variety” in place of “dialect” 
(which is. apparently, a 
“loaded” word, Le. it has 
genuine significance), 
w .The lexicographer Robert 
Burchfield had . no. such coy 
qualms- It is to be hoped' that 
moire use w31 be made of him 
and other experts! for Robert 
McCnun’s script desperately 
needs ideas rather than lumps 
of statistics. If this level of 
information is maintained over 
the coming weeks, one will be 
spending Monday evenings 
curled up with a good book. 

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Detail from Alberto Giacometti's 
stunning Self portrait , aged 17 

formula ruled 

Alberto Giacometti 
Fondation Pierre 
Gianadda, Martigny 

he died), starting with some amaz- 
ingly assured drawings he did when 
he was notyet inhis teens. The early 

coirmvrimilr AVlri 

self-ponraiis and portraits of his 
family and school-friends are al- 
ready dazzling, and it would not 
have been surprising if young 
Alberto had settled down to be a 
painter very much in tbe tradition 
of his talented lather Giovanni and 
his even more talented cousin 
Augusta: the skill with Pointilliste 
colour and the Post-Impressionist 
handling of paint is already there. 
But then he was hit by waves of 
more modern influence, and went 
through a Primitivist phase, a 
period of near-Absiractioriand a 

Goya In Spanish 
Private Collections/ 
Gold and Silver 
Treasures from the 
Collection Thyssen- 
Bornemisza, Lugano 

Claude Monet: 
Kunstmuseum, Basel 

moment ' or two of fulhtflsdged„ 
Surrealism. . And. alii of course, 
primarily in sculpture rather than in 

The familiar pared-down, match- 

i In the 20 years since his death, 
Alberto Giacometti has been taken 
rather for granted. A modern clas- 
sic, of course, but we have not had 
occasion to bother our heads much 
more on the subject If we did. it was 
probably to dismiss him without 
further , examination as a sort of 
ascetic's Chagall someone who 
settled into his formula, and settled 
for endless repetition of it until 
even the least artistically inclined 
could recognize it and accept his 
work as pan of the decoration. This 
year there has been a new stir, 
mainly as a result of James Lord's 
brilliant biography (not really 
controversial, despite all the fuss, 
though obviously Lord says things - 
some of the Giacometti ti rcle would 
rather have left; unsaid), .and now 
the Fondation Pierre Gianadda in — 
Martigny comes up with the defin- 
itive retrospective (until November • 
2) to assist any new thoughts we 
may have with new evidence. 

The show is definitive because it 
is so wisely selected and so 
admirably displayed in the Fon- 

stick figures did not appear until 
after the Second World war. alone 

after the Second World war, along 
with the portrait paintings which 
are all done head-on and are really 
much more drawings on canvas 
than paintings in the normal sense 
of the term. Occasional!)' the sculp- 
tures are splendidly vivid — the 
variations on the- theme; of the ~ 
walking man. for instance"— and' 
some of the portrait heads, particu- 
larly of Alberto's sculptor brother 
and assistant Diego, are striking. 
But I find it hard not to lose 
enthusiasm as the virtual rep- 
etitions pile up. Most recent Giaco- 
metti shows, by concentrating 
almost exclusively on this phase 
and the sweepings of the studio, 
have done the artist a disservice. . 

This son of immaculately or- 
ganized show, with its solidly 
documented and elegantly pro- 
duced catalogues and its comforting 
air of no-expenses pared, is just 
what the major Swiss foundations 
are best equipped to do — probably 
better than anyone else. Where else 
but in circumstances of this kind 
could one expea to find something 
like the two current offerings at the 
Villa Favoriia. Lugano, the home of 
the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collec- 
tion? Geraldine Norman has al- 
ready described in these pages the 
mechanics by which the Baron 
Tbyssen managed to set up the 
major cultural exchange which has 
„ brought the Gold. and Sflver Xrea- 
sures- from . the Hermitage to 
Switzerland until November 2, but 
the arrangement of the other show 
at the Villa. Goya in Spanish 
Private Collections, on until Octo- 
ber 15 (or possibly longer if plans to 
borrow the Prado's latest much- 
publicized acquisition materialize), 
can hardly have been less complex. 

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- and disaster, extraordinary as ever in 

ttinare visions ofdiablerie 
• Shipwreck (c. 1793-94) . 

independent local traditional' Crafts: 
Nor. it seems; could’ you see as 
much by going to Leningrad: most 
of the pieces on show have been in 
store since the Revolution. 

But the Momigny show-snakes: 
ampleamends. ' 

In the event both the shows are 
breath-taking. The Hermitage show 
combines in decent proportions The 
pleasures of simply- gawping at 
mind-boggling amounts of precious 
metal and those, slightly more 
ratified, of observing exquisite de- - 
sign and faultless workmanship 
which would have their effect even 
if the materials used were in 
themselves worthless. Indeed, some 
of the most extraordinary pieces in 
the collection, from the artistic 
point of view, are (hose in Tula- ' 
work, a Russian. speciality in which 
smoky iron was garnished ■/vrifh : ‘ 
gold."- . • ' — ----- 

Many of the Goyas are as little 
known to the general public. About 
a third of this show was included in 
the major Goya exhibition in 
Brussels at the end of last year, but 
much of the rest has seldom if ever 
been on public display since it was 
painted — most of the works 
included are in fact still in the 
collections for which they were first 
designed. Perhaps the show does 
not throw any blinding new light on 
Goya, but for such a painter any 
additional evidence is to be cher- 
ished and carefully scrutinized. 

— It keeps -tlie-later -work within 
reasonable bounds, and shows us 
masterpiece after masterpiece from 
the earlier periods, reminding us 
that Giacometti's carved work was 

The time-range of the show is 
from 12th-Century religious objects 
to early 20tb-century products of 
Faberge and his workshops, and the 

stunningly original (and, given the 
dates, obviously influential on. 
Moore. and Hepworth. among 0 di- 
m'd anri that Kir dinhflu * 

pieces on show come from all over 
Western Eurone (either diplomatic 

Western Europe (either diplomatic 
gifts to the various tsars, or specific 
orders placed by them, with foreign 

One does come out with a slight 
feeling that the excitements of the 
sale-room of late have rather over* 
wftebned'comwoh *nse:_the much- . 
' touted portraits are naj. always quite 
"so ■ thrilling jis their record prices' 
would suggest. Oh' the other ^and, ' 
the black, melancholic Goya seems 
as extraordinary as ever, with his 
nightmarish visions of diablerie and 
natural disaster, mid the un- 
buttoned Goya of tbe self-portraits 
and portraits of his friends and 
family has an. unforced directness 

grandees, male and female, : that 
Goya was and remains unique. . 

Switzerland is at the moment 
stuffed with fascinating and de- 
sirable exhibitions, but the one 
other I must not omit to mention is 
Claude Monet Nymph&is, at the 
Kunstmuseum, Basel, until October 
19. Again the sheer task of assem- 
bling 64 paintings from Monet's last 
30 years, some of them -very large 
. indeed, like the panoramic canvases 
designed for the French state but 
not finally -included in the installa- 
tion downstairs at the Oran gene, is 
quite staggering. But the results writ 
justify the effort. Never before have 
we been able to obtain such a vivid 
picture of Monet's creative pro- 
cesses during those last years when 
he painted his house and garden at 
Givemy over and over again, : 
recording every shift of light and 
change ofseasoju .. 

’V'We.iend to .forget tfiai he.was i 
already neariy 60 .when 1 Be painted 
life earliest water-lilies, and during 
the next 30 years underwent aU 
kinds of vicissitudes, including 
cataracts and successful operations 
on them, all of which are reflected in 
his work. The catalogue makes the 
point of his extreme modernity and 
fertile influence on Abstract Ex- 
pressionists and others. But we need 

Saturday afternoon's perfor- 
mance of The Snow Queen 
brought a new cast in the. 
leading roles: the third team to 
dance them. I thought Sandra 
Madgwick the best Gerda we 
have seen so far her excep- 
tionally dear, . strong tech- 
nique enables her to make the 
most of the solos, while her 
bright, candid personality 
suits the character of the 
ingenuous girl who proves fo 
have an unexpected core of 

It is always a pleasure to see 
the assurance and accuracy of 
her dancing, and in this 
instance the effect is to bring 
warmth and life to a role that 
has previously seemed under- 
written. Madgwick manages a 
touching tearfulness in the 
final scene when she tries 
vainly to rescue her doomed 

This part was played by Iain 
Webb, and the pair of them 
are nicely matched in the 
affection they suggest.- Webb 
brings a very light, easy qual- 
ity to his dancing. One might 
wish for a slightly sharper, 
more controlled outline dur- 
ing his flying leaps, but he 
shows an assured style, and his 
acting is particularly. convinc- 
ing when the' Snow- Queen's 
wolves wound him in th.e eye 
and heart with slivers of her 
magic mirror. 

Chenca Williams was the 
new Snow Queen. She is 
especially successful in con- 
veying the icy cruelty of the 
character, her acting carried 
by bold, clear gestures. Vin- 
cent Redmon, also new as her 
assistant, the White Dwarf, 
dances with buoyant and nim- 
ble energy but cannot quite 
overcome a degree of fa- 
cetiousness in some of the 
choreography he is given. 

Bramweli Tovey, conduct- 
ing. makes the most of the 
score be has contrived from 
pieces by Mussorgsky. But the 
music, although colourful and 
often atmospheric, does not 
convince, as a continuous 
development.': ^ 

John Perdval 

Martin Cropper 

all.through Giacometti's relatively 
short career (he was only 64 when 

sense of -humour produced some of 
-The best Surrealist sculpture ever. 

workmanship carried out under 
foreign undage or. derived from 

«biu 1M.UU5 iui Miouu.Ma vwy uuw ui 

. painters of any period It is in these 
works -rather than his pictures of 

to understand that very well for 
oursdyes. - . . 

• The Royfil Ballet opens its 
1986-87 season at Covent 
Garden on October S with a 
quadruple bill of Frederick 
Ashton's La Valse, the first 
London performance of Da- 
vid Bintley's one-act GaL 
anteries, the first performance 
by the company -of Jerome 
Robbins's Opus 19/The Drea- 
mer and a revival of Robbins's 
The Concert. 

Opera in Northern Ireland 

Towards the higher delights 

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Ariadneon Naxos 
Grand Opera House, 

Opera is not quite an everyday 
luxury in Belfast yet. True, 
Falstaff was presented there 
within two years of the world 
premiere, but there had been 
no intervening performance 
until last weekend, and as for 
as anyone knows the other 
work in this Opera Northern 
Ireland season. Ariadne auf 


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Naxos, was tbe first Strauss 
opera to be seen, in .the 
province. One senses, not least 
in the choice./of these .two 
pieces, that the company is 
keen to encourage its audience 
towards the higher delights: a 
rather speedy development is 
being made from the previous 
staple of only the most popu- 
lar operas, and there is even 
talk of new commissions. But 
the development is not un- 
grounded. It has support from 
the professionalism of the 
company, as -well as from the 
talents of local singers in many 
minor and some more im- 
portant roles; 

Falstaff' was produced with 
great liveliness by Christopher 
Renshaw, even if some of the 
movement seemed slightly 
hysterical or manufactured: a 
hedge maze for the second 
scene had little purpose be- 
yond that of making the merry 
wives trip about a good deal 
However, there was no 
impediment to Claude Cor- 
beil's presenting of a highly 
characterful Sir John, almost a 
Don Quixote in his fine 

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perately intense misgmdcd- 
ness. In vocal r quahty^*wd 
articulation,- ttkvKewas very 
suitably more . neurotic' than 

Among others In the cast, 
the young Irish soprano Mary 
Hegarty offered a winningly 
bright and beautiful Nanetta, 
and Helen Walker as her 
mother made intelligent use of 
a creamy voice and acted with 
nice fussiness. The Ulster 
Orchestra were conducted tfy 
Kenneth Montgomery, artistic 
director of the company, in a 
warm, affectionate and strong- 
ly urged elucidation of the 
score, and their contribution 
was also integral to tbe success 
of the Ariadne. 

Here the producer was 
Seamus McGrenera, who 
placed the opera in the 18th 
century (though unnecessarily 
in Paris) and thereby allowed 
Strauss's ironic historidsm td 
flower. The handling ofthe 
Prologue was straightforward, 
if never less than purposeful, 
but the main act went even' 
further than fashion in bring- 
ing the disparate: casts to- 
gether. It was a nice touch to 
have the Composer, still en- 
thralled, come forward to 
Zerbinetta during her aria. But 
perhaps the most effective 
notion was that of pairing off 
the nymphs and the lesser 
comedians, all of whom re- 
mained as a third audience for 
the finale, and so gave a 
usefully homely ambience to 
hs rhetoric. 

Sung in English, Strauss will 
surely have been endeared to 
Belfast (it was unwise to give 
Falstaff in the original, es- 
pecially when none of the 
singers was Italian). An ex- 
cellent cast will also have 
helped. Eiddwen Harrhy gave 
everything in an urgent but 
also urgently lyrical perfor- 
mance as tbe Composer, 
becoming harsh only at the 
very end of tbe Prologue. Rita 
Cuflis sang with monumental 
grace as Ariadne, and Kenneth 
WooUam showed his cus- 
tomary force of utterance as 
Bacchus. Nan Christie pro- 
vided her charming Zerbi- 
netta, and Geoffrey Dolton 
was a likeably direct Harle- 
quin. He and his harlequinade 
colleagues all behaved with 
brave frolicsomeness in what 
was, for them, a distinctly 
gymnastic production. They 
were also beautifully dressed 
in pastel colours by Tim Reed, 
the designer of both produc- 
tions (his only error was the 
Falstaff tree). There are fur- 
ther performances this week- 

Paul Griffiths 

Music in London 

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The b allying arrogance of Simon Binns’s Hamlet 

Theatre in Scotland 

Hamlet though is any sense of dei 

rwi the play’s soliloquies. 1 

1 Ton, LrlaSgOW he declaims or spells out I 

ic historidsm td “D eath of a king rocks- the * pP™, ; « l S , -ra}>er wyie, anq uus 
handling of the state of Den mafk^sfi outs ~t fie 1 ■ . l ..T^ Cr r -7^ 

straightforward, Hbloid-ayte toKDIlw on. tbe 

though is any sense of depth to 
the play’s soliloquies. These 
W he declaims or spells out to the 

1 . audience in keeping with the 
roH« thi* s dpen, high -relief style, and this 

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tabloid-style headlute on. the production ranches ns- hnuta- 
Actors Touring Company ■ honv Amjcfaf-th^rougfr and 
publidtv, giving a foretaste rif 15 frustnaungly 

Mark Brickman's approach to ,ItlIe ro ^ m for subUet 7- 

•w. *rL_ A’rr' _i ri *n__ 

the play. TheATC play Ham- 
let as a fest-paoed thriller laced 
with- comedy. With their 
punchy, gaudy production ofa 
curtailed and rejigged text 
they hark back to their fore- 
bears. the strolling players - — 
brief chroniclers of their time 
playing to an audience often 
vhirsxy for blood and bur- 
lesque — while darkly- suggest- 
ing that the very feet that this 
can be entertaining on stage or 
page smacks of something 
faintly rotten in any state. 

At first. Angie Dove's set- 
ting hints that the canker- 
riddled state on view is the 
Weimar Republic, but the 
production frequently be- 
comes- more generally 20th- 
century. moving forward with 
speed, grand gesture and 
comic ingenuity.- While Clau- 
dius (Give Kneller) becomes a 
thoroughgoing baddic, Ham- 
let's lust for revenge is empha- 
sized as equally negative. 
Simon Binns's accessible, 
bullish Hamlet almost relishes 
his father's threatening de- 
mand for vengence. exhibiting 
frustration and qualms at his 
inability to act rather than 
moral anguish. ' 

He mixes bullying ar- 
rogance. that makes scenes 
with Ophelia, and Gertrude as 
victims monstrously effective, 
with a lonely exasperation that 
makes good sense of his 
relationship with Horatio, 
played here as a leather-dad 
chancer by Paddy Fletcher 
(who doubles os a marvel- 
lously funny, deceptively dod- 
dery Polonius}. What he loses 

The comedy is very well 
handled — including a delight- 
fully bawdy play scene and a 
morbidly successful grave-dig- 
ger (Paddy Fletcher again), but 
ultimately, the speed and high 
pitch of the production be- 
come 'wearing without the 
shading- to baranbe'tben out 
The play's deeper. scenes are 
played with, lurid -melodrama 
and sentimentality which, 
however -loqgue-in-cheek or 
relevant to the interpretation, 
just appear mawkish and lose 
a great deal. That said, there is 
a lucid and moving perfor- 
mance from Irene Macdougall 
as Ophelia- and a quietly 
sensitive one, from Pippa 
Sparkes as Germide, who 
gradually . grows- to ' look 
ghastly at the significance of 
the madness -around her. - 

Beethoven's Fourth Piano 
Concerto has certainly re- 
ceived more beautiful, more 
subtly-coloured - and more 
intellectually probing perfor- 
mances. But it can rarely have 
been made to sound so fiery as 
in Alicia de Lanocha's hands 
here. She is a diminutive lady 
who has been gracing the 
concert .platforms for several 
decades. In ‘ this work she 
played like a young giant. 

Perhaps she was inspired by 
the presence of her fellow 
Spaniard and long-time col- 
laborator Rafael Frfibbeck de 
Burgos on the podium. 
Fruhbeck certainly kept a tight 
ship (at least after a strangely 
unhinged opening tutti) but it 
was the- pianist'who made- all 
the naming, manly- by .her 
powerful. . . hardredged ' pas- 
sage work iiLwhich every, sfor- 
zando marking 'was turned 
imo a tJmisting.$yncopau'on. 

. The speeds 'were ordinary, 
perhaps even sluggish, and the 
dynamics were not - un usual 
(apart from a delicious wind- 
ing-down after the first-move- 
ment cadenza); so this special 
fervour was generated simply 
by the sheer, character of 
Larrocha’s articulation;: She 
also gave us two rarely-heard 
cadenzas by Reincckc. I 

believe ‘ — that were -fire- 

crackers of: virtuosic inven- 
tion; if hannonicaJJy 'tt.Utfle , 
- incongruous. ' .-.-.i'i.j. 

. fruhbeck was^rrot over- 
shadowed, for he went 7 on to 
conduct a spectacular account 
of Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite 
(1919 version). He may favour 
vivid contrasts, unexpected 
crashes (the Danse inferoale’s 
opening could not have been 
pipe for those of a nervous 
disposition) and . raw', brass 
found, but his showmanship 
is founded on solid maridanly 
values - scrupulous attention 
to markings, precise rhythmic 
definition and the mainte- 

nance of excellent orchestral 
balance. The flute ' section 
dropped a couple of rather 
noticeable clangers, but by 
and Iaige the London Sym- 
phony Orchestra responded to 
Fruhbeck’s approach with 

Earlier, Debussy’s Noc- 
turnes had seemed slightly too 
clear-cut and prosaic, though 
the stupendous orchestral 
cresendo in “Fetes” was done 
with considerable flair and the 
“Sirtnes” ofthe London Sym- 
phony Chorus sang securely. 

Richard Morrison 



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Baker rethink 
on classroom 
sex education 

By SheHaGiain, Politkal StafT 

Mr Kenneth Baker, Sec- condemned a book, Jennie 
ittary of State for Education lives with Eric and Martin, 

and Science, is expected to available in Ilea libraries, 
tighten up the law next month which depicts a young girl in 

to control the way homo- bed with her father and his 
sexuality is portrayed in homosexual lover. But under 


present legislation he does not 

- He is redrafting the sex have the .power to order its 

education clause ru the Educa- withdrawal. 

lion Bill to try to meet the - Mr Baker had doubts about 

dbjecaons of the Conservative the- 1 practical .implications of 
‘‘‘moral right". legislating over sex education 

! At present it states that sex and what should be in the 
should be taught "within a curriculum. But he now has 
moral framework". But 100 behind him two ministers. 
Conservative MBs are backing Mrs Angela Rumbold and Mr 

an amendment giving parents Robert Dunn, who support a 
the right to excuse their ch2- stronger line to meet parent 

the right to excuse their ch2- stronj 
dren from sex education, fears, 
classes. Many are prepared to Tbi 

The clause was first put into 

defeat the Government on the the Bill, in the House of Lords, 
original clause unless they win after pressure from the 

a concession at the first day's • Conservative Family Cam- 
sitting of the Commons on paign which stepped up its 
October 21 alter the summer pressure on MPs this week by 

issuing details of literature 

To meet these objections a used in some schools. 

rewritten clause is now ex- It states: "Our intention is 

pected to be tabled giving to save a generation from the 
parents more rights on how immoral propaganda for 

sex is taught and controls over promiscuity, homosexuality. 

the teaching of homosexuality contraception, anti-marriage 
in schools. views, fornication, and en- 

i schools. views, fornication, and en- 

Mr Baker is known to be couragement of children to 

furious with the Inner London experiment with sex, which 
Education Authority about has passed in far too many 

the sort of books available to' schools during the past two 
young children. Last week he decades as health education." 

Hurd gives warning 
on slavery of drugs 

Continued from page 1 
profits build the muscles of 
organized crime", he said 
Both Mr Meflor and Mr 
DeUow echoed his comments 
with dramatic examples of the 
way the illegal British drugs 
business is booming. 

"The dramatic increase in 
the cultivation of cocaine in 
ail the countries I visited is 
tike watching the Californian 
cold rush, such has been the. 

Mr Dellow, who heads 
London's C1D specialist op- 
erations and whose speech to a 
private Scotland Yard con- 
ference of- senior- detectives 
and security firm heads was 
previewed in The Times yes- , 
terday, estimated that the 
drugs business in Britain last 
year was worth £500 mfll ilon 
to organized criminals. 

Mr Hurd said the Govern- 

■ I ’T’rr-Z 7 rTT' ’T 

necessary to produce it”, Mr 
Mellor said. 

Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and 
Colombia, which together ac- 
count for 90 per cent of co- 
caine production, were to 
receive up to £1 million in 
British aid to assist them in 
law enforcement- 

problem on five fronts: reduc- 
ing supplies from abroad; 
discouraging people from 
experimenting : with drugs;, 
increasing penalties for drug’: 
offences : improving treatment 
and rehabilitation for drug 
users; and strengthening 
enforcement efforts. 

Today’s events 

Royal engagements 
Princess Anne opens British 
Aerospace's new A320 Hangar, 
Filton. Bristol, 10J25. 

The Duke of Kent opens the 
Millcorap '86 Conference and 
Exhibition, Wembley Confer- 
ence Centre, Middlesex, 10.20; 

School for Children with Little 
or No Sight, Exeter, 330; later; 
she attends a reception. Guilds 
hall. Exeter. 7. 

Prince Mi chad of Kent, Presi- 
dent. visits the 'Dogs Home 
Battersea Country Annexe; Beil 
Mead Kennels, Old Windsor, 

and later, as President, King 
Edward VI Ts Hospital for Offi- 
cers. attends the Officers’ coun- 
cil meeting, 55 Beaumont St, 
SW1, 4.50. • 

The Duchess of Kent attends 
a lunch in aid of the National 
Trust Sidmouth Landscape' ap- 
peal. Sid mouth, 12.30: and then 
visits the West of England 

New exhibitions 
Wildlife bronzes, sculpture 
and paintings; The Wykeham 
Galleries. High St, Stnckbridge. 
Hants; Tues to Sat 10 to 5 (ends 


, Timeless Textiles: a personal 
choice by Ella McLeod of 
textiles past and present; The 
James Hockey Gallery. West 
Surrey College of Art and De- 

The Times Crossword Puzzle No 17,158 


1 To do some haymaking this 
is carried (5). 

4 Preserve by drying, thus, cat 
thrown in river (9 J. 

4 What might be indicative, 
contrariwise, of this fete (4). 

5 Darling little dog that 
barked at King Lear (10). 

9 Trees with _ sound quality 
nrovidc building material 

6 Is a US lawyer able to unite 
this country? (6). 

provide building material 

10 Hot in the French resort for 
the recess (5). 

11 Grounds of a Scottish man- 
sion providing cover (6). 

12 Careful to give breeding 
establishment financial 
acknowledgements (8). 

14 Gallows — right tube entry 
maybe Marble Arch (6,4). 

16 Call round (4). 

19 Outcry from a Shetland isle 

20 Style of reporting June sale, 
or it could be (luj. 

22 Lady Hester's carnage (8). 

23 Mad crazy fool to provide 
the commercial target (6X 

26 Smooth running of railways 
due to this cook? (5). 

27 Not a hard condition of 
course, by no means strict 

28 Condition of seaworthy ship 
- or of its drunken crew? 

29 Number Nine’s incomplete 
return of material (5). 

7 Recluse unravelled dpber in 
Thrace (9). 

8 World Cup sides excluding 
the Spanish quoted in the 
betting (5). 

13 The pervading mood all 
round the world (10. 

15 No big ball arranged in the 
antipodean backwater (9). 

17 Weapon for dealing with 

17 weapon for dealing with 
The Squeaker? (6-3). 

18 Early woolly to go with bala- 
clava helmet (8). 

21 Dwelling in which a Tetter is. 
received (6). 

22 Clog which, given time, 
"Could clog the works (5£ — 

24 So order pretty maids in the 
nursery garden (5). 

25 Goddess leads a double life? 

Solution to Pazzle No 17,157 


1 Paranormal communication 
the French way. yet without 
getting upset (9). 

Z Dra vidian tongue of many 
in the end (5). 

3 Refuse to share this trans- 
port with Alfred Doolittle 

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Intruding in life’s 

departure lounge 

Mr Peter Jenkins, the «#- indSnoitf pop?* 

week the only person to 
discover a Volvo was me. 

The same day’s Sunday 
Telegraph Magapne had a 
piece 1 entitled The Ttowj Da- 
vids, comparing Mr wvw 
Steel and' Dr David Owen 
under various headings: 
height, weight, homes, pets 
etc. Under cars, it was^xe- 
ported that Mr Steel had a 
Rover, and an Escort Convert- 
ible, that Mrs Judy Steel had 
an MG Metro, and that Dr 
Owen had a "Volvo estate." 
Some of us never doubted it 

Mr Jenkins was among 
many who were excessively 
literal. For much, of last week 
Social Democrats kept coming 

Worfd War medley. In 4**" 
zling autumn sun, old beads, 
that had known 
for our country, and greater 
politicians, nodded to W 
music or nodded Jjj]! 
the Liberals had intruded [ into 
the departure lounge ot » te - . 

The outgoing president ot 
the party, the MP Ojjjjj 

Penhaligon, opening the in- 
ference, reminded ite 
that Eastbourne was the town 
where. 16 .Y*** JP* JZ 

WnCIC. IV . J'— » T~ j 

assembly adopted The whole 
concent ot community 

up and protesting; “We don t 
all have Volvos, you know. 

: My reply, "I didn’t say you all 
had Volvos", was swept aside. 
One of these protesters was 
Miss Polly Toynbee, who is 
both Mr Peter Jenkins's wife 
and a columnist of The Guard- 
ian. Just as the Steels are a 
three-car, so the Jenkinses are 
a two-column family. She 
appeared to be serious. 

So I explained to her that 
political parties, and indeed 
other institutions, had a cer- 
tain irreducible spirit which 
formed their timeless nature, 
arid that even if it were true, 
which it was not, that no single 
Volvo survived in the SDP, 
those almost imperceptible 
forces which shape the histori- 
cal perception of a par ty, or 
indeed of any other institu- 
tion, had decreed that the SDP 
was iconographically identi- 
fied with the Volvo as an 
almost Platonic essence. 

She stared back at me 
unsympathetically, even 
thoujtii she is the grand- 
daughter of Arnold Toynbee 
whose gigantic Study of His- 
tory is foil of such stuff Never 
send yourself up when talking 
to a Toynbee, we Johnsons 
always used to tell each other. 

By yesterday it was possible 
. to escape^aJVjtbat and be m 
.Eastbourne ^br-^he -Liberal 
Assembly. The amvai of a lot 
of liberals did not appear to 

Princess Anne almost forced to s: 
near Aylesbury, Buckutghan 

» in her tracks by two brawling boys while inspecting a gypsy campsite at White’s Hill, 
ire, yesterday. A detective removed the combatants as the Princess approached. 

Brawling boys ignore the Princess 

By Alan Hamilton 

Princess Anne, whose presidency of 
the Save The Children Fund (SCF) more 
usually ~ associates her with TAfrkan 
Earning, yesterday inspected a different 
land of nderpririleB among the com- 
foitable opulence of Somh Backmgfcam- ■ 

The Princess visited three council 
gypsy campsites to talk to the travelling 

people and to see at first hand the fold's 

psoject which provides a mobile pre- 
school playgroup for fire children of 
itinerant families at five sites in South 
BDCklnghamshlre, traditionafly a popu- 
lar stopping place forgypsy famines. 

1 She heard complaints off ted cuadtr 
- tions and overoowding on sites rim by a 
council which has voted to reduce spm- 
mg on travelling families, and visited 

one site at Wapsey’s Wood, near Ger- 
rards Cross, where,-despite the erection 
of 16 can ran stands and tmkt blocks, 
no fannies have yet been admitted: " 

At a gypsy ste in the village of Iver 
she took coffee with the site warden, Mir 
George Davies, in his caravan. Mr 
Davies said laten “I told her there were 
no proper facilities and nothing for the 
kids except the Save The Children play- 
bos which comes to the site.” 

Thirty families live on the Iver rite, 
most of them long-term residents. Suz- 
anne Gardner, aged 12, said after meet- 
ing the Princess: “I to (d her how the site 
wasallgenny and dirty and some people 
don't have running water. She san) she 
would help ns get better conditions.* 

The playbus scheme, based oif a con- 
verted Ford Transit van, has been run by 

SCF in South Bocks since 1977 and 
costs £30,000 a year to operate, of which 
15 per cent is provided bythe local auth- 
ority' and Che rest ty the~SCF, which 
spends abort £5 millio n a year in the 
United Kingdom, 'mainly on helping 
children in deprived inner dty areas. In 
the past about one-third of SCFs 
donations were spent in Britain and 
Northern Ireland, but recent special 
appeals for famine in Africa mean a 
larger proportion is being spent abroad, 
although fund officials say British 

projects have not suffered. 

Mr Bex Linghara-Wood, chairman of 
Buckfughamriure County . CoanrilV 
. gypsy. .pjuieL ^ho acconipanied. tiie 
. Princess, defended the cbundl's ceoont 
..-in grovidasig rites.The comity lpid,14f 
caravan pitches anti it spent £138,§§0 a- 
year providing gypsy rites; he said. 

concept of comm unity 

There must be more in - 
terestiog things by which to 
remember Eastbourne. Fbr 
example, it was the town of 
the late Dr John Bodkin 
Adams, defendant -in what 
until then was ihe < longest 

UIIUI WiVti w 

murder trial in our history — 
the local GP, chairman arms 

UK luwai w — • . 

ward • Conservative associ- 
ation, whose aged female pa- 
tients had a tendency to die 
alter leaving large sums of 
money to him. 

He could certainly afford a 
Rolls-Royce. But he was 
acquitted. It was unclear yes- 

unlay whetherasiniiur bepfr 
fit of the doubt would be 
granted to Dr David Owen, 
the sinister GP who is accused 
of trying to cany out “ 
euthanasia" on an enure 
political party — the Liberate. 

A lot of people now say that 
all along they thought there ; 
'was something odd about 
him. His plan apparently was, 
to inherit their votes and thug 
become an important Cabinet 
minister again. But first he. 
needed to silence them on the 
subject of defence. Their lead- 
er. an inoffensive Scots 
clergyman's son, is the only, 
victim so far alleged against 
him. But local gossip has it 
that there were many more. 
Perhaps, like his predecessor, : 
Dr Adams, Dr Owen has a 
complete answer to these 

afford a' Volvo estate. - 


sign, Falkner Rd, Faraham, 1 TV ton ten 
Surrey; Mon to Fri 10 to 6, Sal I 1 V WU 
10 to 4 fends Oct 18). ■ 

Exhibitions In progress 

Artists in public collage by 
Jan Kaday, paintings by Gab- 
rielle Oliver and .Kate 
Wrigglesworth and painting and 


mixed media by Jane Spence; 
Midlands Art Centre, Cannon 
Hill Park, Bm nia g h a m; Mon to 
Firi llto 1. 3 to 4. 6J0to 9, Sat 2 
to 5 (ends Sept 28). 

Artists in Public sculpture 
and painting by Daphne Harris; 
22 Woodthorpe Rd, Kings 
Heath, Bhm gfenn; Tues to Fri 
and Sun 12 to 5 (ends Sept 2?). . 

Artists in Public sculpture by 
Mick Farrell Shane Green and 
Steve Scott; 15 Clarence Rd, 
Sparkhill. BJrauagfaaimMoa to 
Sat 10 to 6 (ends Sept 28). 

British paintings from Private' 
Collections: Gainsborough's 
House. Sadbwry, Suffolk; Tues 
to Sal 10 to 5L Sun 2 to 5 (ends 
Nov 2). - 

Last chance to see 
Gale & PoJdcn RcmetrrberedJ; 
Main Hall, Aldershot Public 
Libary. 10 to 5. 


Concert by the Bournemouth 
Symphony Orchestra; Pavilion 
Theatre. Weymouth. 7 JO. 

Organ reatal by Peter Good- 
man; City Hall Had, 7 JO. 

Organ recital by Colin Walsh; 
Bristol Cathedral, 1 .15. 

A Celebration of English 
Song: Concert by Ex Cathedra; 
North Bromsgrove High School 
School Drive, Bromsgrove, 7.30. 

Concert by Whealsheaf Girls 
Choir; CampsaB Parish. Church, 
Doncaster, 7.30. 


South of the Raise, by Peter 
odgers; Lake District National 

Rodgers; Lake District National 
Park Visitor Centre, Brockhole, 
Windermere. 1 JO. 

Books for the deaf 

A range of publications in sign 
language for the deaf has been 
produced as part of a Commu- 
nity Programme project in the 
Nonb-east. Promoted by the 
Beverley School- for the Deaf in 
Middlesbrough, the latest publi- 
cation. Songs in Sign, is aimed 
at young deaf children. It has 12 
of the best know childrens songs 
pictorially depicted in sign lan- 
guage with lyrics primed 

Songs in Sign can be ordered 
through the Beverley School for 
the Dea£ .Beverley Rd, Aliers- 
gill. Middlesbrough, Cleveland 
(£2.50).. : - - 

Loadon and South-east: A40: 
Various lane closures m Netting 
Hill Gate at the jpnctkra with 
Kensington . Palace . Gardens; 




i b ihown In mUton HBDNTS W*m 

rvT y r w w m: 

congestion -iikely:. A207: 'Tetn- 
polary Ifehts and sinide alternate 

potary lights andrin^e altemaK 
line traffic hi Shooters Hill, 
Woolwich, at the junction with 
Red Lion Lane. A317: North- 
bound diversions in Weybridge 
Rd, Surrey, at the junctiou of 
Portmore Park Rd and Balfour 

The Midlands: MS; Manor 
ug term work continues be- 

Anricydone centred over 
sontbera Britain with a 
weak frontal trongh in the 
N. Southern England and 
S Wales will be. dry with 
sonny periods, after the 
clearance of nearly fog. 

long term work continues be- 
tween junction 4 and, -5 

lane contraflow. M42: Lane 
closures continue between iunp- 
tions 3 and 4 (A435/A34) caus- 
ing delays at peak times. Ml: 
Contraflow continues N and S 
of junction 20 (Lutterworth), 

Wales and West; MS: Lane 3 
closed N and southbound be- 
tween junction 22 and 23 
(Biirnbam-on -Sea/Bridgwater). 
M4t Contraflow between juncy 
lions 16 and- 17 (Swindon amF 
Chippenham). . A30: Traffic 
restrictions between Okehamph 
ton and Lewdown, Devon. 

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Share deal 
f service 

National Westminsler Bank 
today launches a retail share 
dealing service in its branches, 
using new technology, to give 
customers better access to up- 
to-date information. The 
move follows plans an- 
nounced by other banks, such 
as Barclays, to offer a (aster, 
more efficient share- dealing 

. Market View, the NatWest 
scheme, will be tried out in 
eight branches, the first at 
Piccadilly in London. The 
branches will have electronic 
screens to display the latest 
Stock Exchange prices. 

Customers will also be. able 
to place share dealing orders 
with the branch staff, who will 
contact Fielding Newson-- 
Smith, the broking arm of 
NatWest Investment Rank 
Fielding aims to execute or- 
ders within half an hour. 

■ The information service is 
free. The dealing will cost £5 a 
transaction plus commission. 

Tarmac ahead 

Tarmac, the building prod- 
ucts and construction group, 
yesterday reported pretax, 
profits 1 4 per cent ahead at 
C47i5 million for the first she ' 
months of 1986 compared 
with £41.6 million in ' the 
corresponding period. Turn- 
over rose by 3 per cent to 
£742.2 million. The interim 
dividend is increased from 
2Jp to 245p. ■ 

Tempos, page J8. 

Profit jump v ; 

Interim pretax profits jump- 
ed 24 percent to £10.5 million - 
at the materials technology 1 
group, Morgan Crucible. 
Turnover for the six months 
to June 29 rose 8 per cent to 
£1124 million and the divi- 
dend was increased by OJp to 
4.2p net 

Tempos, page 18 

Freemans up 

Freemans, the mail order 
company, made taxable prof- 
its in the 28 weeks to August 9 
off 15.1 million, against £ 1 1.9 
million. The interim dividend 
was raised to 2.7p, against 
23p. Tempos, page 18 

BET appeal 

BET. the diversified indus- 
trial services group, has 
bunched its bst blast at HAT 
shareholders . before 
Thursday’s final closing date. 
BET claims that its offer 
represents an increase of 58 
per cent in capital value and 
11 per cent in income. BET 
controls 42.4 per cent of HAT. 

Dividend rise 

■ Parker-Knoll, the furniture 
maker.- raised full-year pretax- 
profits by 28 per cent to £4.6 
million, lifting the shares 14p 
to 434p. The dividend goes up 
from 9.5p to I2p. 

dollar leaps over DM2 
on Gleneagles accord 

The dollar recovered str- 
ongly yesterday in the wake of 
the weekend meeting of the 
£EC . finance . ministers at 
Gleneagles, near Perth., 
it rose by almost 3-5 pfen- 
nigs against the marie to close 
m London at DM2.0310, 
compared with DM1.9970 on 
Friday. In overnight trading m 
the Far East and Australia, the 
dollar had risen as high as 

The pound was pushed 
down by the dollar's sharp 
rise, closing 1.95 cents down 
at $ 1 .4570. It gained nearly 
iwo pfennigs at DM29589 but 
the sterling index fell 0.1 to 

The EEC finance ministers 
underlined their determina- 
tion not to submit to another 
realignment of currencies 
within the European Mone- 
tary System at their informal 
weekend, meeting. 

They also agreed on the 
undesirability of a. further 
dollar foil against other lead- 
ing currencies. The meeting 
opened the way for a small 
reduction in German interest 
fates, considered necessary to 
break the impasse between the 
United States and other coun- 
tries on the dollar. 

The unanimity of the EEC 
ministers against a further 
dollar foil was echoed in 
Japan. A senior Bank of Japan 
official said yesterday : “This 

By David Smith, Economics Correspondent 
is the time for us to get a dear Washington this week, will be 

consensus that the exchange 
rate changes that have taken 
place are sufficient or more 
than sufficient-” 

Yesterday, the dollar rose 
from 1 5235 to 1 53.50 against 
the yen. On Friday it had 
touched a post-war low of 

The foreign exchange mar- 
kets appear to have inter- 
preted statements from the 
Gleneagles meeting as {Mint- 
ing to concerted EEC inter- 
vention to support the dollar. 
However, the EEC ministers 
agreed on intervention only in 
the context of preventing an 
EMS realignment 

The European central banks 
were not detected in the 
market yesterday. 

One of the focuses at the 
annual meetings of the Inter- 
national Monetary Fund and 
World Bank, which start in 

on economic policy co-ordina- 
tion between the leading 

At the world economic sum- 
mit in Tokyo in May, the 
participants agreed to the 
setting out of indicators for 
their economies, in an effort to 
attain compatibility. Officials' 
work on these indicators will 
be presented to the Group of 
Five and Group of Seven 
meetings in Washington. 

The use of the indicators, 
originally urged by the US 
Treasury Secretary, Mr James 
Baker, as a step towards semi- 
fixed or target zones for the 
major currencies, may now be 
taken up more enthusias- 
tically by the other leading 
countries at the Washington 

The dollar’s rise, and 
sterling’s muted recovery 
against the mark, left the 

money markets in pessimistic 
mood- There was a hardening 
in longer-term rates, with the 
12-month interbank rate ris- 
ing V5s points to 10%-lQ 11 ig per 
cent But the three-monlh 
interbank rate edged down 
slightly to 10® is - 10 3 ib per 

Government bonds also 
fell, by up to a point at the long 
end. on disappointment that 
the pound, having followed 
the dollar down, foiled to folly 
benefit from its recovery. 

Despite the dollar's 
strength, precious metals 
continued their recent ad- 
vances with gold firing more 
than S 1 5 an ounce at one stage 
to touch a 3'h year high of 
$445.50 before running into 
profit-taking and closing at 
$438.75. Platinum was also in 
strong demand, closing about 
$25 lugher at $607.50 an 

Trends uncertain as indicators fall 

Both sets of leading in- 
dicators for the British econ- 
omy fell on latest available 
data, the Central Statistical 
Office said. But trends in the 
economy remain uncertain. 

The longer * index 

fell from -105.5 in July to 103.8 
in August, because of a drop in 
share .prices and a fi rming of 
interest rates. 

Until August, the index had 

risen in every month this year. 

The shorter leading Index 
feO from 96 in June to 95.7 in 
July, because of a slowdown in 
the growth of mn wmw credit, 
and a fall in new car sales. 

The coincident indicator, 
which tracks the eyefe, rose 
from 91.8 in June to 926 in 
July, because of stronger retail 
safes and higher levels of 

capacity usage in industry. 

Offi cials said that the 
longer leading index was still 
heavily influenced by share 
price movements. The co- 
incident index has shown the 
economy growing sluggishly 
since the second quarter of last 
year, although officials remain 
cautious on the question of 
whether a cyclical peak was 
reached then. 

Siebe starts American drive Call for a 
with £317m agreed takeover s H k ™ p 

By John BelL City Editor 3X LiVLIl/ 

Money Mrtjs 19 
Foreign Exdi 19 
Traded Opts 19 
Unit Tresis 20 
Commodities 20 
IBM Prices 20 

Ck,i* Prices 21 

Siebe, ibe engineering 
group, has launched a big 
move towards expansion in 
.the - United States, three 
months after the failure of its - 
bid -to -take over the engineers- - 
APV. :: :: vt: r.-.: . 

Siebe' yesterday announced 
a tender offer to acquire the 
outstanding shares of 
Robertsbaw Controls Com- 
pany, one of the leading US 
companies hi its field. The 
terms of the .offer value 
Robertshaw aL. abouL .C317 ' 

millio n. - . % \ .■ : 

Robertshaw’s board is batk- 
"ing tbe offer ~ahda'bfg share- .* 
holder, Reynolds. Metals, has 
agreed to accept in respect of 
its 41 per cent stake in 

The deal almost doubles 
Siebe’s size — last year. 

Banks due to 

tunnel loan 

By Teresa Pode 

Most of the 40 banks which 
agreed to provide £5 billion in 
loans and standby credits for 
the Eurotunnel cross-Channel 
link are expected to reconfirm 
their loan commitments to- 
day, paving the way for a £200 
million international private 
share placing at : the end of 
next month.. " 

A 106-page “pathfinder 
prospectus for' the placing; 
which gives financial details 
and traffic forecasts for the 
project, is due to be published 
early next week. The placing, 
planned for July, was delayed 
because of problems over 
construction contracts. These ; 
were finally signed in August. 

The international banks 
now seem satisfied with- the - 
arrangements and-masy-ha ve— 
signed a loan memorandum 
reconfirming their willingness 1 
to provide the finance. 

The reconfirmation was 
essential for the placing. It will 

raise about £70 million from 
British institutions and a simi- 
lar amount in France. The 
remaining £60 million will be 
raised in the US, Japan and 
other European countries. 

By John Bell, City Editor 
Robertshaw made profits of 
£28 million, compared with 
.the £33 million reported by 
Siebe, and shareholders are 
being asked Id support a heavy 

It will raise £225 million on 
the basis of five new shares for 
every six already held. The 
balance of the financing will 

Comment 19 

be through bank borrowings. 

Siebe's chief executive, Mr 
Barrie Stephens, said . the 
Robertshaw move was a key 
step in the development of his 

He said: “During the bid for 
APV we let it be known that 
we were keen to expand our 
control systems side. 

Robertshaw is a coup. The 
company is growing fast and it 
would have taken years to 
buildour own controls busi- 
ness to a similar size.” - 
Siebe sees two main benefits- 
foom a merger of the two 
businesses. There are consid- 
erable areas of both businesses 
which are complementary, 
according to Mr Stephens, and 
Robertshaw’s products will 
gain access to Siebe's inter- 
national customer base. - - 
The “proposed - acquisition 
will bis subject to approval of 
shareholders on October 13. 

In vrcw of the size of the 
rights issue - five for six at a 
price of 720p per new share — 
shareholders will have a 
chance to pay in two instal- 
ments in November and 

omroi systems siue. January. 

UK on target in trade 
talks, says Channon 

By Our City Staff 

Mr Paul Channon, Sec- 
retary of State for Trade and 
Industry, said yesterday that 
an essential British objectives 
i had been achieved under the 
agreement to launch a new 
round of world trade talks. 

It also emerod that Japan 
had accepted a final statement 
from Senor Enrique Iglesias, 
the Uruguayan chairman of 
last week’s meeting of the 
General Agreement on Tariffs 
and Trade, that points to the 
need for countries to tackle 
their trade imbalances 
through adjustments in 
macro-economic policy, ex- 
change rates, structural reform 
and trade policy. 

Mr Channon said: “This Is 
the first tune the Japanese' 

have ever signed up to a 
statement like that.” 

He added that Japan ac- 
cepted that its trade surplus 
was a big cause of imbalance 
in world trade and that its 
source went well beyond con- 
ventional trade banners. 

The new Gatt round would 
also be important in reducing 
the intense protectionist pres- 
sure in the United States, Mr 
Channon said. 

The agenda of the new 
round will also break new 
ground by attempting to re- 
duce agricultural subsidies in 
Europe, with the Common 
Agricultural . Policy, the 
United States and elsewhere, 
which has been blamed for 
global disruption of world 
markets. - 

By Richard Lander 

The London Metal Ex- 
change, still reeling from the 
shock waves of last year’s tin 
crisis, is set to undergo its' 
most fundamental structural 
shake-tip in its 109-year exis- 
tence if its members accept a 
radical package of proposals 
suggested by an outside firm 
of consultants. 

The proposals, put forward 
by Price Waterhouse, the 
1 accountants, after a four- 
montfa study of the exchangers 
management process, . would 
abolish the current board and 
committee which have been 
widely criticized for bring too 
[ large, unresponsive to mem- 
bers and having overlapping 

The report recommends 
their replacement by a di- 
rectly-elected nine-member 
supervisory board with full 
, executive powers ..and 
responsibility for operations, 
and a partly-elected 12-mem- 
ber council which would set 
the strategy and guidelines for 
the supervisory board as well 
as providing a channel for 
external voices to be heard on 
the LME 

The report also proposes 
that a deputy chief executive 
be appointed to back, and 
eventually succeed, Mr Mi- 
chael Brown. Exchange mem- - 
bers were told of the proposals 
. yesterday by Mr Michael . 
Langdon of Price Waterhouse 
who spoke of the chance for 
“young tigers” of the LME to 
be elected to the supervisory 

He also recommended that 
a strategic plan for the 1990s 
be drawn up once the new 
structure was in place. 

Mr Jacques Lion, the LME ' 
chairman, said the changes I 
could take effect from next, 

. Comment, page 19 

The pressure is on to sell 
those TSB shares early 


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By Richard Thomson 

Wanking Correspondent 

Qpeues built up ontsWe_ 
Trustee Savings Bank 
branches yesterday as would- 
be investors harried to ger 
their share applications in. At 
this stage lizard Brothers, 
the merchant bank han d l i ng 
the offer, would say only that 
the Issue was going “reason- 
ably welL” 

Despite the offer of a oae- 
for-ten bonus for small inves- 
tors who hold shares for three 
years, many will sell quickly. 
As with British Telec om, th ere 
are some unusoal features in 
the share-dealing system for 

With many experts predict- 
ing a premium ou the shares, 
with a subsequent foil ia price, 
tike incentive to sell early is 
likely to be st rong - The first 
thing any seller most ensure Is 
that his acceptance letter, 
saying bow many shares he 
hasfoxn allotted, is properly 



Special charges available 
from certain stockbrokers 

Sales value 
Below £300 
£300 to £424 
£425 to £7,000 







L50 (£300.00- 

NORTH sea oil 

That means that any 
successful applicant mast sign 
the letter before it can be 
legally traded in lien of a share 
certificate. The letter will be 
posted to investors on October 
7, the day before Stock Ex- 
change dealing in the shares 

The seller should then con- 

Purchase value Commission 
Below £300 1.65% 

£300 to £606 £10 

£807 to £7,000 1.65% 

tact one of the small army of 
London and regional stock- 
brokers who have agreed to 
handle the shares at preferen- 
tial commisskm rates until 
September, 1988. The brokers 
are listed near the end of the 
TSB prospectus, bet the 
information should also be 
available from your TSB 

According to Rowe & Pit- 
man, brokers to the issue, the 
special rates are so low that 
few of the brokers will make 
any profit from a sale. Most 
brokers wifi be happy to deal 
with yon even if you are not an 
established dient. 

You can also deal through 
your local bank, but this is 
more expensive. The banks 
normally charge a handling 
fee of around £5 on all share 
transactions — and they may 

put the deal through a broker 
charging higher commission 

You will have to give your 
chosen broker yonr acceptance 
letter. Yoa can tell him to sell 
the shares “at best” — mean- 
ing at the best price be can find 
in the market that day — or at 
a specific price. 

It you choose a specific 
price, you trill hare to wait 
nntil the market reaches your 
price, which could take days, 
or be prepared to alter the 
older if the market looks as 
though it will never get there. 

-The broker will sell “at 
best” orders the same day, 
with settlement for the follow- 
ing day. The cheque for die 
proceeds should be on its why 
to yon by post no more than 
two days after the sale, with 
the broker's commission 
charge deducted. 

The proceeds mil represent 
only the value of a share on 
which only half the issue price 
has been paid. But until the 
second 50p is payable next 
September, the share price 
will normally be quoted ou the 
basis of the first part-payment 
so scope for confusion over the 
price should be minimaL 

Once you have sold your 
shares you have no further 
obligations. It is the buyer who 
becomes responsible for mak- 
ing the second 50p part- 
paymeot next year. 

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John Kay: extend VAT to all consumer goods except 
bousing (Photograph: Tim Bishop) 

First-stage Elf sale 
will raise £415m 

By Carol Ferguson 

Elf Aquitaine, the French 
state-controlled oil company, 
began a series of meetings 
yesterday designed to develop 
relationships with the UK 
financial community as part 
of - its plans for full 

The French government's 
67 per cent interest in Elf, held 
by Erap. the state holding 
company, will be reduced in 
two stages. Initially, Erap will 
reduce its holding to 51 per 
cent in a share -sale which will 
raise an estimated FFr4 bil- 
lion (£415 million). 

The liming of this sale has 
not been ^rnalized, but the 
company's bankers hope to 
come to the capital markets in 
the next few weeks. 

Full privatization is 
planned by 1991 after several 
other state-owned enterprises 

have been sold off. including 

Last month Elfs sharehold- 
ers gave the company the 
power iq. raise up to FFr10 
billion (£1.05 billion) of new 
capital by issuing equity-re- 
lated stock. In any public 
offering, overseas applicants 
will be limited to 20 per cent 
of the slock being offered. 

Commenting on the interim 
results to June 30, M Gilbert 
Rutman, the deputy chair- 
man, said the 26 per cent 
decline in sales, to FFr69 
million, was due mainly to the 
•combined downward move- 
ments of oil prices and the US 
dollar exchange rate. 

However, the group's refin- 
ing and marketing activities 
benefited, producing FFr2 bil- 
lion compared with a small 
loss last year. 

IFS chief 
calls for 
cut in tax 
to 22.5p 

By Rodney Lord 
Economies Editor 
Mr John Kay. the retiring 
director of the Institute for 
Fiscal Studies, yesterday 
called fora big overhaul of the 
structure and administration 
of Britain's tax policy. 

in a swansong lecture to 300 
members of the institute he 
proposed a balanced package 
of tax reform which, he said, 
would only be possible given 
reform ofihe Inland Revenue. 
Mr Kay wants: 

• A cut in the basic rate of 
income lax below the 
Government's 25p target to 
22.5p in the pound. This 
would include a local income 
tax averaging 12.5p in place of 
the Government's proposed 
local poll tax. The top rate of 
income tax would be brought 
down from the present 60p to 

• VAT extended to all con- 
sumer goods except housing. 

• Child benefit increased to 
£10 a week per child and a 
domestic responsibilities 
allowance of£10 a week for all 
parents not in work. 

• Pensions increased by 20 
per cent and substantial in- 
creases in other benefits. 

• National Insurance 
contributions abolished and 
replaced by a 1 0 per cent social 
security ulx and a 10 per cent 
payroll tax. 

'• A business assets tax to 
replace business rates and. 
ultimately, corporation tax. 

• Capital gains tax and 
inheritance tax abolished and 
investment income taxed only 
insofar as it is spcnL 

• A simplification of the tax 

The package has been de- 
signed to cost roughly the 
same as the cost of the 
Government's proposed sys- 

Fisons expands in US 

Fisons. the drugs group, is ARL is a privately-owno 
expanding its scientific equip- company with interests i 

ment business by buying Ap- 
plied Research Laboratories 
of the United States in a deal 
worth £45 million. 

ARL is a privately-owned 
company with interests in 
California and Switzerland, 
producing spectrometers, used 
tor the analysis of solids and 
liquids in manufacturing 

Anthony BattishQI 

tem of transferable allowances 

Mr Kay was heavily critical 
of the successive failures of the 
Inland Revenue in both policy 
and administration. 

He said: “Britain is unique 
in treating tax policy as a 
Revenue rather than a Trea- 
sury function and has paid a 
heavy price.” 

He called for an indepen- 
dent chairman for the Rev- 
enue, at present chaired by Mr 
Anthony BattishilL 

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si Did lor rearson 

psterK^LS SfteiSMrf stSf cmp 9 s££ Ftoti Stephen Leather, Hong Kong - 

last Friday’s triple expiration, dex gained 0.43 to 13352 The Hone Kong trading and would lead to the creation of Mr Lfs-ptan to boost his 

Baream .iumfucand. sup-^. while Standard & Poor’s 500: _ Dro n er ty jMjmate, Mr_Ll_Kfc. commercial links between the . shareholding, in Pearson ties . 
port vom the bond market, share index was- up 0-52 Co shine, does not intend to bid two groups in the Asia-Pacific in with the Hong Kong * 
which gained. on:* rebonnd i? 232.73, • for Sareon, the roogtomeratc^T^oo-and elsewhere." . # am ^_ t 

the dollars ratae, pushed The advancing issues led which owns -hazard Brother* - He - said - die. flutdhisop Silion to expand overseas.. P 

stocks moderately higher. declining shares by a margin Mae,finindal-Tim^ but "group intends io use cash for Mr Murray said last Feb- 

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average rose 10.97 to 1,773,62 of eight million shares. jinks. inhere was -no • plan- for earmarked $1 billion (£689 

at one stage when the trans- Holdiday Corporation Mr Li, through his flagship Hutchison to issufr shares, to. .million) for its expansion 
port average edged np. l 38 to jumped l 7 s to 66V* company Hutchison Wham- Pearson. . plans. • - 

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dicator D p 033 to 201.42. The General Electnc H toTHfc : associate company Hongkong ■■ swap might .be., possible, he eob- 

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Saxtm Tate will probably 

spend the next year finding oat 

just how diflBcnK that task fa. 

In his first year as executive 
chairman of tile - London 
Commodity Exchange, home 
of Britain's coffee, sugar and 
cocoa fotmes markets, Mr 
Tatehas overseen a number of 

reform -intended to halt and 

reverse steady dedme a the 
husmess ofibe exduuige; " 
The principal, change h— 
been to :radkally shift foe 
balance of power from the 
conservative and often divided 
ter minal market associations 
to a main board, directly 
elected by foe members. 

From sneb a vantage point 
Mr Tate has been — or hopes 
.soon -able, to pash 
through other changes that 

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through changes 
there may be more, tangible 
benefits such as setting np a 
joint body to ovesee compli- 
ance with thepro vis ions of the 
Financial Services B3L 
Once at Commodity Quay — 
and Mr Tate says plahs are np 
to sdiedo&'aiia on Tnhhtef -e . 

win ta.pe6.i& foe.: 

ICE into a fhorougUy mddftn; : 

Zodiac Toys; Mr David 
Glasser is made marketing 
and development director. 

Shearsoj) Lehman Brothers; 
Mr Peter Nigogbossian be- 
comes a vice-president. • . 

Cope Allman International: 
Mr Rial Cox is made aV 
director. *" . 

Teddington Indastrial 
Equipment: Mr Jeffrey 
Herneman becomes managing 

Common Brothers: Mir 
John Winter joins as manag- 
ing director. 

Alexander Stenhoose; Mr 
AD Ashby becomes chairman 
and chief executive, aviation; . 
and aerospace division. 

Busine^lntefnalTonal:' Mr 
Uri Dadnsh is the new chief- 

Tiphook: Mr Ron Camfield 
has joined Central Trailer 
Rental as operations director 
and Mr Rod Stoyel Tiphook 

Container Rental as commer- 
cial director. 

Normans Group: Mr David 
Wallis has been named as a 

• National. ..Westminster 
Bank: Mr Barnard Horn has 
been appointed' senior inter- 
national executive - for. : cor- 
porate financial services, 
international ' banking di- 
vision, dealing with special 
financial services. He succeeds 
Mr Roger Byatt, who becomes 
regional general manager, cor- 
porate financial services. 

Mitra, Morris £ Company: 
Mr^ James Curren is to be; 

partner designate; 

- Ka y~ Consultancy: Mr Eric 
H^ has'joined the braid: 

The Moorgate Group: ^fr 
John Dawkins has become a 
direaor of Moorgate Design. 
Mr John Wheeler becomes 
associate director, Moorgate 

.exchange 'marketing a wide 
range of c ontrac t s to an 
expanding number of mem- 
bers and users. 

SymboBcally, foe new LCE 
will take shape in a custom- 
made home by the Thames, 
known as CommocBty .Quay. 
The fiiree; joini markets will 
move there next Easter; along 
wifo-the LGE-affiKatedlnter- 
moHwri Ptetrofehm Exchange. 

Who ehrwffllQ foera.if not 
yet ctou*. Invitations are on foe 
ta hlp to both foe London 
Metal Exchange a nd G afta, 
the domestic agricaltnral pro- 
dnee market. 

- Mr Tate would dearly love 
to have either market (or both, 
although ? Jt .weald , ibe: .a 

First priority , wfll . be - foe - 
introduefibu df braided options, ' 
which have powered enormous' 
volume growth on American 
futures markets. 

Apart from the three soft 
contracts, options wiD also be 
available. on. tiie EPE, which 
next- menfh.~is^addiflg~ heavy 
fodifiTand jafoiiitt~foJtsrgas 
oOcMbat “V 
lit' addition' tq -extensive 
programmes; to; enhance 
marketing - and ednqrtioo — 
two words which nsedf to be 
little heard around the LCE — 
Mr Tate regards the existence 
of committed market-makers 
as essential to the health of the 
new options contracts. 

; Toihjs end .the exdiange is 
to introduce «pecml; optiomi 


a^Jrewfflkeeps^nasw-^nns nL Ttoide foe 

on short lets should they take, 
their timg to deride. 

Apart from the international 
marketing advantages which 
wonld flow from such 
neighbomfiness, he points oat 

•narrow- - sphere- af -soft- 

The LCE net will be cast 
even wider if a proposal to 
admit “locals” — individuals 
trading on their own account — 
is approved soon. 

First established in the high 
rotting pits of foe Chicago 

e xchange s, foe locals concept 
-has been saccessfolly brought 
to Britain by * the* Ltmditt 
International Financial. Fo-- 

If and when locals come to 
foe LCE — and Mr Tate says 
he would be disappointed if the 
proposal is stymied by what he 
calls "small groaps of 
reaction” — there wfll prob- 
ably be various incentives to 
make trading terms more 
attractive than on Iiffe. - 

Feather down the line, there 
are plans to reduce the LCE's 
dependence on soft commod- 

. “I see a very real need for . 
new contracts became foe 
turnover achievable in sugar, 
coffee and cocoa cannot make 
an exchange. 

Mr Tate says that the LCE 
board has ‘Three specific con- 
tracts and options under active 
consideration” bat he has has 
_ little tossy about the direction 
: the exchange anghtihlce. . .- 

He admits that gold futures 
"are certainly a possibility,” 
but he declines to ra wm« ii on 
suggestions that the LCE 
might link up with New York 
and Sydney to form a 24-hour 
gold market 

With so . many untested 
.parts; * wflF . foe new LCE 
aircraft flyTMr Tate is sure 
- that it can with the right 
marketing, a. foR^rsnge^bf 
the investing public in London 
as a commodity trading centra, 
something badly dented by 
last year's tin crisis. 

He nrainfains that the LCE 
can offer European traders a 
more, logical alternative to the 
Americas markets 
i So for foe aircraft has dime 
tittle atom than taxi into 
joathiL Vohnne on the LCE '- 

ts sharply higher this year, but 

Mir Tate is foe first to admit 
thyt this has more to do with, 
the often manic price flnetaa- 
tions in the ofl ' and coffee 
markets than anything he or 
his exchange has done. 

Richard Lander - 

' Taniac is the selection box of 
the building sector. For a 5 
per cent 'premium - to tbe- 
market, -shareholders not 
only participate in a full range 

of construction-related activ- 
ities in the United Kingdom, 
they ate also given a taste of 
the building products market 
in foe United Stales. 

Yesterday's results showed 
- a sound advance. The group's 
spread of interests insulated 
if&xnn- ‘foe more extreme 
effects of foe weather, with 
the stro nges t performance 
m ining from quarry products 
and bousing. 

Volumes of foy and coated 
stone in the United Kingdom 
were little changed on the 
first half of last yean how-. 

ever, margins , widened. This 

was especially noticeable on 
orated stone where the cost 

savings achieved alter the fell 
in bitumen prices were not- 
comjrieiely offiret by /lower 
selling prices. - 

Bricks and - blocks, foe 
value«dded end of the busi- 
ness; were more affected by 
the weather bat are making 
up lost ground. TARC, foe 
Tannac/ARC roof tile joint 
venture, is pricing its prod- 
ucts competitively but is not 
yet trading profitably. 

‘ Sound progress .is being 
made in local currency in the 
' US* but trading conditions in 
South Afrtea.have worsened. 

Tannac’s charnnan. Sir 
Eric Fountain, made his 
name in bousing and the 
division’s fortunes are stHi 
dose to his heart. 

Tarmac could well pip 
Barratt and Wu&pey to the 
post for (be title of largest 
United Kingdom house- 
builder this year,- with 1(L500 

srfifjarws sSsSsSesews:- 

wtultacmmomble IS per ^rhgo^. null.o n 

ukdy ous year. siiall acquisitions, of which 

. Freemans . . about 60 per cent went in foe 

The interim pretax profits at more i n ierest- 

' Freemans,up 273 percent u> .. Among^er^e . 

£15 1 million, were in line . ing of its recent 
with expectations. ments is the boron mtnde 

The*£700,000 diminution crucible, used in the rranu- 
of pension fund contribu- fecture of foe .JP^ jSJJj 

tion?was an added bonus, conductor roaienal- g^l'u 

which wfll rise to £1.4 million arsewde .^ This se 
in foe foil year and will tor, which is up to 100 tunes 
• continue for the following fester than sflica. is used in 

the foe compact disc verson 

SaJmwerc up-9.5 per cent, of the 
with about 4.5 per cent potential 
-contributed by price mfla- computers of all types couw 
tion. Volume in unit terms be vast, 
was .14 per cent higher, Morgan Crucible __ only 

Since foe acquisition of 

was .14 per cent higher, Morgan Crucible only. 
hfca u y t of strong sales of manuiactures the cruables at 
cheaper priced merchandise present. It may however ao- 
l ik& childrenswear. quire an American semi- 

BymaiL the joint venture conductor manufacturer, 
mini catalogue with Ware- Morgan shares foe crucibles 
house, did rather too well, market, estimated to be-. 
Freemans had to restrict the worth several million dollars, 
number of catalogues going roughly equally with an 
out. and cancel advertising American firm, 
because of high demand. - The company has become- 

• Hie autumn catalogue an unlikely beneficiary of the ' 
out for just two weeks — is Chernobyl accident U has 
larger, but also shows signs of fj ve fire detection 

creating more demand than it and control systems for use in 
can meet nuclear power stations to the 

There was no contribution rjS 

bidder this year. wnh 1O5U0 Quraber of catalogues going 
completions under its Wt ^ and cancel advertising 
: Tarmac’s homes tend to be 0 f high demand. 

pncedWow the market a v- . xutuIDn cafelogue .- 

erage but careful attention to 
costs secures very satisfactory 

mar gins. 

Construction activities are 
holding their own in a 
competitive market while 
property is marking time. 
The building and industrial 
products contribution was 
below foe comparable period 
for 1985, reflecting foesale of 
Ptascom in ibe second half of 
tea year. : * 

"Tarmac’s r ecord harbreri 
exemplary since/ new -man- 
agement was installed at the 
beginning of foe decade. 
Growth has been achieved by 
malting nnall acquisitions 
which fit in well with the 
group’s devolved, manage- 

. Gf late, a * lobby . lias 
_emaged_jgfoidL Js _ witting. 
Tarmac to make a sizeable; 

from Warehouse — taken 
over in June — in the first 
half Its contribution in foe 
second half will not be signifi- 
cant at about £500,000. 

Freemans should achieve 
profits of £35 million this 
year, giving a prospective p/e 
ratio of 15.6 on the. shares up = 
4pat466p. ■ 

The rating is still well short 
of those of the high street 
chains. With foe added fash- 
ion dement of Bymafl and 
foe addition of Warehouse 
shops, foe ratings gap could 
narrow’/- • ■ = 

Morgan GrudMe 

mac to make '.a sizeable; Morgan Crucible continues 

oisrtion' • which -—wonld; — to make' pnqcreM through 
Hy test the strength of acquisition and innovation in 
management ' its own hi^ily specialized 

The' rating and the balance fidds. 

and conirol systems for use in 
nuclear power stations to the 
US. . 

The 24 per cent jump in 
interim profits to £10.5 mil- 
lion announced yesterday 
was achieved despite rat- 
ionalization costs of £0.3 
million taken above the line. 
Profits were also adversely 
affected by currency move- 
ments. .. 

In the second half in the 
absence of these factors, and: 
aided by a £2.5 million 
contribution from Castle 
Electronics, foil-year pretax 
profits should once more 
advance strongly. 

• - institutional interest ul foe 
shares has increased. In addi 1 
tion to BeU Resources' 11 per 
cent, there are 3 or 4 Scottish 
institutions with just under 5 
percent each. A share to hold 
for the long term. 


HOLDINGS; Interim u_ 
f_25p frame).- Figures in'£P nfl 
turnover 21,113 (19,9813 . . — 

. terest payable less rec 7g (8) 
profit before tax 1.703 (1,663) 
tax 614 (689) extraordinary 
items orl of tax credit 61 (nilX 
earnings per share pre extraor- 
dinary items & I4p {7.49pX 

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months ending on July 31 was 



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Pound’s poor performance 

By Michael Clark 

. . Governnienl securities ran 
into renewed selling yesterday 

J?*fcl5 c ^ lumblin B around 
£1 following another H«m») 

pplormance by the pound on 
the foreign exchanges. 

Hopes of a rally in gflts 
following the decision ofthe 
buropean Community’s bank- 
9V°. ,n £l vene and halt the 
dollar s slide against the mark 
were quickly dashed. The 
pound made up some of the 
lost ground against the marie, 
buttoned to match the dollar's 
performance, which was up 
against both its main rivals. 

Dealers appeared numbed 
by this latest shakeout in the 
gilt market. It follows hard on 
the heels of last week’s losses 

• The City's budding an- 
alysts fly out to the US next 

month for a look at the 
American operations offline " 

) Circle (op 17p at 573pk - 
RecOand (op ip at 432p) and 
PUkington (up 3p at 438p). 
Dealers are hoping the com- 
panies will have some good 
news. Bine Circle has also ar- 
ranged a seminar to meet 
top US fund managers. 

which ranged up to £2 in a 
single day. Some observers are 
now convinced that gQts have 
been Oversold and are now 
due for a rally. But lingering 
fears of a 1 per cent rise in 
bank base rates could scupper 

All eyes will be firmly 
focused on this week's meet- 
ing of the Bundesbank in the 
hope that the Germans will 
relent and allow their interest 
rales to falL 

But any fears about the 
pound, or the economy, were 
being shrugged off by the. 
equity market Dealers re- 
ported a firm start after the 
weekend break helped by the 

and Carol Leonard 

winding up of a few bear 

The momentum in share 
prices grew throughout the 
day although turnover re- 
mained low. This seemed like 
an ideal time for many brokers 
and jobbers to fill in their 
application forms for the 
forthcoming Trustee Savings 
Bank flotation. Over in the 
‘‘grey market” Cleveland 
Securities, the licensed deafer, 
was quoting a price of 98p in 
the 50p partly-paid price 

The FT index of 30 shares 
finished at its high for the day 
13.7 up at 1.282.8, while ihe 
broader based FT-SE 100 
advanced 16.7 at 1,617.1. 

Jaguar, the luxury car 
manufacturer, continued to 
enjoy institutional support 
ahead of next month's launch 
of its new XJ series saloon. 
Analysts who paid , a visit to 
the company recently were 
eleaify impressed with the 
new model which looks like 
turning into a big success. 

The new car is designed to 
compete fiercely with other 
executive saloons and the 
experts claim it could cause a 
few headaches for rivals like 
Font Audi and BMW. The 
bottom of the range moddis 
expected to retail at about 

- Jaguar shares, winch also 
enjoy strong US patronage, 
were changing hands in the 
last account at 50 Ip. Yes- 



Jan- Feb Mar Apr .May Jun Jui Aug Sep 

terday the price jumped 1 7p to 

United Trust & Credit, the 
financial sendees and sew 
issues group, has graduated to 
the Unlisted Securities Market 
via an introduction through 
Raphael, Zorn, the broker. 
UT&C, which also makes its 
own . market in over-the- 
counter shares, started trading 
at 375p and soon hit 385p. 
They later closed at 373p, 
down 2p. 

Coats Vlyella's interim fig- 
ures tomorrow should make 
interesting reading. In the 
space of just a year the group 
has merged with Coats Patons 
and lad for Nottingham 
Manufacturing making it one 
of the biggest textile groups in 
the UK. - 

Following a change of the 
group's year-end, these latest 




Beawco {i45p) ; 

Broad St K3pf ; 
Chelsea Man (12$p) . 
'Creighton labs (130p) 
Euro Horn (160p) 

Eve Construction (TOSp) 
Fletcher Dennys (70p) - 
Guthrie Carp fi50p) 
Harrison (150p) 

Hffle Bgonom 
Hughes Food 
M8 Cash A C 
Marina Dev fit 
- towage Trans 

Stanley- leisure fllOp) 
Thames TV flQOp) . 
Trass 2016 *97 

Unfiocfc (( 


Yorkshire TV (125p) 

. . 75 
i5B 4-2 
- £»’* 
ESS’S -h 


Berkatoy Tech F/P 
Boots N fP 
Brown A Tawse F/P 
Cambium Venture N/P 
Christy Hunt WP 
tow Ct tot Res N/P 
Rush & Tomkins N/P 

■•*■2 Sedgwick F/P 
• TlphOCk N/P 

138-2 (Issue price In brackets). 

224 43 

* 0 

I 1 * -’a 
345 412 


Three Month Starting 
Dec 88 

Jun 87 89.85 

Sep 87 8983 

Dec 87 — N/T 

Mai 88 ■ • 

Previous day s total openntefest 12761 

Three Month EuredoBa r 

Dec 86 9331 

Mar 87 93.69 

Jun 87 — 93.47 

Mar 88 93.10 


Dec 86 9228 

Mar 86 N/T 

Jim 87 N/T 














. 8965 






8903 ; 

. 8937 . 




Previous ifc/s total open Merest 22738 - 
9384 93.77 B3.83 2563 

93.71 9334 9370 419 

93.43 ‘ 93.43 93.48 202 

93.11 -93.10 93.16 50 

Previous day’s total open im arast ~5B16 
93-07 92-17 93-00 5052 

92-03 0 


Short tan 

Sep 86 

Doc 88 

Mar B7 

Long OSt 

Sep 86 

Dec 86.:. — 

Mar 87 


FT-SE 100 

Sep 86- 

Dec 86 . — 

Previous day's total open interest 1389 
N/T . 97-25 0 . : 

.'.87-60 ... 37-60 ...9WJ0 ... 97-22 

up j 97-22 ' 

112-18 11300 111-06 • 111-25 1WS1 

11MB 111-18 111-1B 111-1J » 

N/T 111-17 0 

Previous day's total open biteraet 2278 
160.70 162.05 160.50 162-00 165 

164.75 16505 16300 165.10 78 


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NYork - ■tA56S-iA6BS - 
Montreal 2.019523340 
Ams'dan\3 .3285-937 10 . 

Brussels 61084196 
C'phgen 11.1490-11.271 
DUbW i 1.0770-J-C641 
Lisbon Z1 240-215.15 
Mattel 194.65-196-24 

Mian 2034.10-2065.40 
Oslo 100507-100982 
Paris 9.64154.7435 

StVTm 10.0432-100924 
Tokyo 223J7S-225.67 . 

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Sap 22 OaS Dec 18 . stonS 

Oct 6 Oc tf7 Jen 8 Jan 19 

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Argentina austraT _ 

Austrata dotier 

Bahrain Otoer _ 

Brazl cruzado * — 

Cjpprua pound 

Fnand marks 

I Greece drachma — 
Hong Kortg doter _ 

India rupee 

kaqdner — 

Kuweit (finer KD — 
Malays* doOar 
I New Zealand dote- . 
I SauftArabia dyal _ 
Stogaporadoflar — 
South Africa rend — 


’Lloyds Barit 

— 1.5321-1.5376 

— 23091-23134 

— 03470-03510 

2007-20.19 Australia 

— 0740007500 Canada 

— 7.1115-7.1515 Sweden 

195.70-197.70 Norway : — 

— 113748-1 73842 Denmark 

1830-1670 Waal Germany — 

— n/a. Switzerland 

— 0.423504275 Netherlands 

— i 30237-33343 Franca 

I — 1080.0-1130-0 Japan : 

—i. 3063000781 .. Italy 

5^430-54830 Be*gnjm{Corim) _ 
10.060-10073 Hong Kobg — 

— 33400-32567 Portugal 

— 53310-53710 Spam ; 


i seppAsd by Beretoa Bsok HOFEX and 1 

13400-13430 ! 
2.1700-2.1710 ! 
. 23260-20280 
, 13885-13870 
. 8300003050 
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_ 4235-42.10 
14630-14600 . 
133.75-13305 ! 
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Cable S Wire 



Grand Met 

Land Sec 

Marks & Sped 

SheB Trans 

Trafalgar House 



Blue Cm#* 

Dc Beers 

17 28 42 

6 15 25 

2ft 8 15 

125 142 152 
75 95 117 

35 58 80 

58 74 92 

25 47 64 

10 27 38 
32 42 51 

18 31 39 

8 20 26 
1 10 — 

13 22 31 
5 13 22 

1 7 15 

17 40 45 

7 20 28 

2 10 18 

1 4 — 

20 28 32 

7 IB 20 

2ft 6ft 11 

88 — — 
60 — — 
— 67 72 

37 — — 

167 190 197 
117 142 150 
74 97 110 

37 70 65 

21 32 40 

Bft 18 26 

2 8 13 

28 33 40 
11 20 25 

2 11 IS 

170 190 2W" 
120 142 157 
82 112 127 

30 39 45 

16 24 31 
7 14 21 

Sep Pec Mar 
48 58 TO 
18 38 50 

1ft 25 35 
1 13 18 

' 25 31 55” 

6 20 27 
i 12-18 

23 37 45 

_ — 35 

1 7 

35 60 70 


>5 8 8 

1 3 25 

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ISO 160 Iff 
MB 130 15S 

68 78 90 

38 48 60 

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11 27 *0 

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60 75 65 1 4 10 

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AO 55. 

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2 5 

19 28 
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7 10 

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Fib May 

35 40 
65 73 
107 108 



Weekend moves to- damp | 
down oil the mark, coopted 1 
with the Bank of England's 
lead on interest rates e&ahled 
the market to start on a more 
confident footing bat it became 
steadily more despondent 
Sellers of paper qnfckly re- 
appeared, particularly at the 
long end of the market Local 
authorities kept well away. 

Clearing Banks 10 
Francs House 10 . 

Discount Market Loans % 
Overnight High: Bft Low 3 
week fixed: 9ft — 

Tresstey BO* (Discount %) 

fmrth 10 2mnK 0ft 

1 ninth Vh^V'zi 2 mnth 9ft-« 
Smntti 9 ,s i»-9 u i* 8 mnth 10-9^3? 

Trade MBs (Discount %) 

InsTtti 1D"» 2rrmjfi 10ft 
3 mnth ICPw 6mn8i UPn 

1ft — 
6 10 
17 25 

Interbank (%) 

OvenuEym open 9ft dose 6 
1 waefc 9’4-Sft 6 mnth 10*i«-10ft 

1 mnth 9"’H^g«i* 9rmrth 10"w10 a a 
3 mnth 10*i*-10*» 12 mth IOft-10 ’ 'h 

23 14 
17 23 

15 28 

117 2 

82 12 
42 35 

— 2 
48 6 

Local Authority Dspertts (%) 
2 days 0 7 days 9 

2 days 9 
1 mnth 9H 
Smntti 9ft 

7 days 9 
3 mnth 9ft 
12 mth 9ft 

Local Authority Banda (») 
imrah 10)4-10 2mnth lOftOft 

3irmth lOSMft 6 mnth 1Oft-0ft 

9 mnth 10ft-9ft 12 mth 9ft-9* 

1 8 

T14 12 
18 32 
58 62 

1 2 
1ft 13 
16 24 

3S 45 

1ft 15 
25 40 
75 75 

3 15 
28 33 
78 78 

Vtaal Reefs 

142 152 
92 102 
52 57 
25 40 

20 23ft 
13 17 
6ft 11 

— 2 
— 6 
85 15 
55 34 
26ft 2ft 
20 4ft 
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f COMMENT Kenneth Fleetl 

Report pinpoints need 
for LME ‘open doors’ 

figures cover the period end- 
ing June 30. 

Analysts are currently look- 
ing for pretax profits of be- 
tween £62 million and £65 
-million, but the final figure 
could be much higher. More 
. optimistic observers are now 
predicting a figure nearer £68 

- million with the lax rate 
coming down from 31 per cent 
to 23 per cent 

For the foil year, tradition- 
ally the group's strongest pe- 
riod, analysts are pitching 
their estimates at about the 
£150 million IeveL The shares 
firmed 2p to 494p. * 

Any fears in the retail sector 
about an imminent rise in 

- interest rates were quickly 
disguised following- a bumper 

. set of' interim figures from 
Freemans, the mail order 

Pretax profits for the period 

to August 9. grew from £1 1.86 
million to £15.12 million on 
safes up from £208.6 million 
to £288.58 million. 

The price responded with a 
rise of 6p to 468p. It also 
attracted support for the other 
big mail order groups. Empire 
Stores rose.4p to 188p and 
Great Universal Stores ‘A’ 
lOp to £10.80. 

Elsewhere. Burton ad- 
. vanced 4p to 304p, Boots 3p to 
224p,~ Dixons 4p to 366p, 
Marks and Spencer 3p to 
203p and Ratners 3p to 234p. 

Meanwhile, Mr Ron 
Brieriey's International Equity 
Pacific Securities has been 
buying more shares in 
Ultramar. EEP now speaks for 

• Amstrad, the computer 
company led by Mr Alan 
Sugar, is poised to join the list 
of 100 top companies thrift 
comprise the FT-SE index. 
Bond an «i Unigate could also 
be joining — with British & 
Commonwealth Shipping, 
BICC and possibily 
Smiths Industries moving out 
to make room for them. 

36.2 million shares, or 13.2 
per cent of the equity. 

This has increased specula- 
tion that the New Zealand 
entrepreneur is getting ready 
to make a bid for the rest. 
Ultramar enjoyed a 5p rise to 

The rest ofthe oil sector had 
some bright spots with BP up 
15p at 668p, Shell lOp at 903p 
ana Ranger Oil 15p at 273p. 

Siebe, ihe electronics group, 
crashed a hefty 85p to 805p 
within minutes of unveiling a 
£225 million rights issue, to 
finance a US acquisition. The 
five-for-six cash calf will al- 
most double the company’s 
capitalization from £333 mil- 
lion to £558 million. 

Mr T Boone Pickens, the 
Texan businessman who is 
said to have been running his 
slide rule over IC Gas. arrives 
in London later today. Shares 
in the company, which rose 
steadily throughout last week 
on bid speculation, finned a 
further couple of pence to 

Better-than-expecled results 
from Trinity International, the 
newspaper and packaging 
company which publishes the 
Liverpool Daily Post and 
Echo, lifted its shares 22p to 

The final £1 1 1 million offer 
document from BET for HAT 
Group was despatched 
yesterday.with BET’S shares 
putting on 5p to 393p. increas- 
ing the value of their bid still 
further. HAT’S shares were 
stagnant at !38p. The offer 
closes on Thursday. 

Fisons, the pharmaceutical 
and agricultural products 
group, gained I3p to 576p as 
the market digested its ac- 
quisition of an American re- 
search company for £26 

The Price Waterhouse report outlin- 
ing restructuring psoposals for the 
London Metal Exchange has allowed 
exchange members to pour forth their 
feelings about their "current manage- 
ment under a cloak of anonymity. 

They have taken full advantage of 
their opportunity: tjhe list of com- 
plaints is a strong indictment of an 
institution that appea is to have lost its 
way and in which ned ther insiders nor 
outsiders have much' confidence. 

Among the charge? are that none of 
the LMFs three msan bodies — the 
committee, board and secretariat — 
works as it should; that the exchange 
does not know whece it is going; and 
that relationships with the outside 
world have been damaged by the tin 
crisis and the implications of the 
City’s new supervisory structure. 

The report advocates that much of 
the old should be swept away if the 
LME is to survive .and prosper into 
the 21st century. The responsibility 
for this change — some will say it 
would first involve a lightning trip 
through the second half of the 20th 
century — would fall largely to 
whichever “young : tiger” chairs the 
proposed supervisory’ board, and to 
Michael Brown, Che current chief 
executive. Mr Brown would enjoy the 
luxury of a deputy whom he could 
groom for succession, and a more 
efficient secretariat. 

Price Waterhouse has also high- 
lighted the need for the LME to open 

its doors to the outside world. Direct 
membership for overseas firms would 
merely acknowledge the anomalies of 
the current situation where 1 6 of the 
21 ring-dealing members are con- 
trolled from abroad. The spaces set 
aside on the new council for lay 
representatives respond to the call of 
the Financial Services Bill. 

What the Price Waterhouse report 
bas done, with some tact, is to drive 
home the brutal fact that the LME. for 
all the uniqueness of its dealing 
system, is just another commodity 
exchange which will have to fight to 
survive against other markets here 
and abroad, looking at new contracts, 
trawling for new members and selling 
itself — to its own membership, 
potential clients and the powers that 
be. . , 

It would be fining if the revised 
status accorded to the LME by the 
report was to be formally recognized 
by a move to Commodity Quay to 
join the London Commodity Ex- 
change. another market which has had 
to tackle many of the same problems 
as the LME. 

The study deplores the level to 
which the LME has fallen, but a 
measure of praise is due to the present 
guardians of the exchange. Firstly, for 
admitting that something was awry 
and commissioning the report; sec- 
ondly for informally supporting pro- 
posals which effectively mean 
dismissing themselves. 

Too much money goes west 

Fund managers aie feeling a liule 
miffed at the weigfcn of money being 
raised in London for instant spending 
on the other side ofthe Atlantic. 

Yesterday's £225 million rights 
issue by the Siebe Group for a US ac- 
quisition — the latqst in a lengthy line 
— pushes the reamt total of cash 
heading west to near £1,500 million, 
which is enough tq> take up the TSB 

The Prudential Corporation, Boots, 
Smith & Nephew, Dee Corporation, 
Beazer and Sedgwick are some of the 
bigger companies involved in recent 
cash raising exercises. The normal 
trickle has become, if not a flood, cer- 
tainly a steady outflow. At this rate, 
fund managers ma.y feel that they are 
having decisions on the geographical 
distribution of tfeeir portfolios pre- 
empted by the boajrds of companies in 
which their funds are invested. 

A second gnmfble is that some of 
the fund raising is: extremely large in 
relation to the companies which are 
carrying them out. C H Beazer plans 
to finance the putrehase of a Texas 
conduction company by a two-for- 
three rights issue.; 

Siebe's own call to shareholders is 
much more demarnding — a five— for 
six rights issue plats bank borrowings 
that will more than double the group's 
capital employed. Even the most 
venerable City obt servers find it hard 
to recall such a staff exercise. 

Despite the grumblings Siebe's 
ebullient chief executive. Barrie Ste- 
phens, will get his cash, as will Brian 

Since 1 981 Siebe's market 
capitalization has expanded by leaps 
and bounds, from less than £20 
million to more than £300 million; 
and more important, Stephens has 
been able to demonstrate amply that 
this has been much more than 
expansion for its own sake. Earnings 
per share have trebled over the past 
five years, too. 

Even the stretching of Siebe's 
balance sheet (gearing rises to more 
than 1 10 per cent) will be regarded as 
passable. It will reduce to around 70 
per cent inside a year, helped by the 
£49 million raised by the disposal of 
Siebe's holding in APV. 

Also, Robertshaw's assets are much 
undervalued and Siebe will be re- 
appraising the worth of inventories, 
plant, machinery and balance sheet 
items over the coming months. And 
after the major successes Stephens has 
scored with his last five sizeable 
acquisitions, he deserves to be given 
the benefit of the doubt 

Brian Beazer also has an impressive 
record. Investment managers who 
have made exceptional profits from 
backing such men are finding it 
difficult to refuse even the most severe 
call on their further support. But on 
yesterday’s evidence the limit may 
now be very close. 

Tfcadvertfcefnentis published by Baring Bra thereft Co. Limited and NM RothscHd & Sons limited on behalf of 

BSr Public Limited Company 

The Directors of BET Ribtic Lnreted Company are die persons responsible for the Information contained in this advertisement. 

"fethe best of their knowledge and belief (hawing taka> aff reasonable caretoensure that sudi isthe case) the information contaned in 

this advertise mem is in accordance with thefacts. 

The Directorsof BET Public Limited Company accept rpsponsihgtyaccorcBnglyi 

~ fii 

HAT Group 

Value of BEIT Increased and 


HAT Share Price: 


94 P 



1030 arrv 25th September 

taftse of Offers based on share* price of BETat 330 fun. on 22nd September, 1986. 
HAT share price and HAT sft are price before offer are prices at 3-30 pm on 
2Znd SeptenXber and 2lstJul)i 1986 respectively 
BET reserees tire right toreviseatid/cir increase tire offer if a competitive situation arises 

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Selective support 

ACCOUNT DAYS: Dealings beganon September! 5. Dealings end on Friday. gConiango day next Monday. Settlement day October 6. 

§Forward bargains are permitted on two previous business days. ■ • 

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Please make a note of your daily lozafj 
for the weekly dividend of £16.000 in 
Saturday's newspaper. 

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In the labs where research 
means finding skilled staff 


Gates beats those one-job robots 

The UK's shortage of quali- 
fied software engineers -and 
researchers can only get worse 
over the next few years, 
according to a group of 
academics gathered m Bristol 
for a conference last .week, 
writes Geof Wheelwright. 

The conference was held by 
Hewlett-Packard to mark the 
opening of a second research 
laboratory in England - the T 
only two the company have 
outside America. The com- 
pany will soon be talent- 

scoutingas the centre becomes 
fully operational and in need 
of 40 more computer experts. 

The director of the lab- 
oratory. John Taylor, warned 
that even now it is becoming 
difficult to get research people 
of die right calibre for the 
company’s British - lab- 
oratories. He ~Sai± “Training 
in the high-technology area is 
just not adequate to sustain' - 
the level of business that 
people think they would like 
to have in the UK." 

Mr Taylor * believes the 
situation is not likely to 
improve in the near future if 
education trends prevail. 

Mr Taylor and othera at the 
conference agreed that part of 
the problem, is the big dif- 

H-P’s John Taylor: “TralniBg in high ted) is not adequate* 

ference between wages paid at 
universities and those that 
companies', like \ Hewlett- 
Packard must' pay to stay 
competitive with meir sister 
research- programs in other ■ 

coman ies. - : - 

In many cases, a graduate 
student hired by the research 
wing of a large high-tech firm 
can get paid more money as a 
starting wage than a lecturer. 

Mr Taylor said that despite 
the financial temptations of 
industry, there are not many 
people leaving universities di- 
rectly for research centres. He 

added: "Relatively few people 
have, come from teaching jobs 
directly.- Most- have bat an 
.Interest in industry anyway.”. 

Hewlett-Packard, like many 
other companies in high teeth: 
' oology, has been quite, active; 
iii giving donations of com- 
puter equipment to schools 
and universities. The aca- 
demic world, however, has 
made it dear that donations of 
equipment are often useless 
unless also accompanied by 
people with the time and skill 
to train educators in bow to 
use the equipment properly 

Computers have always bad a reputa- 
tion for being rather good robots — 
doing jobs one at a time and carrying - 
out each task as commanded. . . 

They have not however been very ' 
good at moving quickly between 
several tasks, or even running tasks at 
the same time, and have thus so for 
been vastly inferior to any form .of 
human assistance. 

The problems in achieving what 
the computer industry calls multi- 
tasking rave been traditionally in the ' 
Speed and power of the -computer 
. hardware which until recently lacked 
the. memory and speed to handle 
effectively more than one job at once: 

Bet with the growing popularity of 
advanced computer processors like 
the Intel 802&6 chip used in IBM’s 
AT. its lookalike clones and the 
80386 in Compaq’s new Deskpro 
386, it is now the turn of the software 
developers, to face the challenge of 
mnlti-taskiia.. ... 

This “week the -system software ' 
=giant Microsoft has taken a step in ' 
that direction with its latest version of 
the MS-DOS operating system for the 
IBM PC _ and .AT, a development 
likely to catch a good chunk of the 
software community unawares. 

MS-DOS 4.0 is not, as many in the 
industry were expecting, the operat- 
ing system which wifi allow users of 
the IBM AT and its clones to fully 
exploit the power of its Intel 80286 
processor, but rather an! operating 
system update aimed at single users 

who want to run a number of tasks at 
once:- . ..... 

-Microsoft's founder and chairman. 
Bill Gates, says the new operating 
system will be aimed largely at the 
growing number of computer users 
who have a constant need to handle 
communications tasks over both the 
phone and computer networks. 

"It will be used primarily in 


By Geof Wheelwright 

systems where a PC is required to 
provide good throughput and re- 
sponse while operating in a commu- 
nications Or network environment," 
said Mr Gates. 

Longtime watchers of the AT- 
desjgned computers may be dis- 
appointed that the new . system 
doesn't support the entire RAM 
memory of the 80286 processor, but 
they win be glad, ro bear that it does 
include support for the extended 
memory specification agreed by Lo- 
tus, Intel and Microsoft, known as the 
UM specification. 

The Microsoft development is just 
one of a number of growing indica- 
tions that the days of the angle- 
tasking, single-user PC are numbered. 
The computer industry is finally 
beginning to recognize that most 

people will want to- hop from one. 
computer task to another during the 
course of a working day. 

. It's expected that much of the work 

by software houses will now be m 
developing programs that use the 
“background partitions^ of the new 
operating system, which allow a 
computer to get on with things by 
itself while the user is doing some- 
thing else on screen. 

Communications is seen as a 
particular growth area because it is a 
task useful to have running all the 
* ■ time so that a computer is constantly 
open to send and receive electronic 
mail and computer files. To this end, 
Microsoft has announced new 
networking and communications 
software to match their new system. 

, Again, software support for the 
network will be crucial as many 
software houses are how at the stage 
where they are developing network 
versions of their word-processing, 
database or spreadsheet software. * 

- Its major competitor in the PC 
system . software business. Digital 
Research, is expected to come out 
with its latest multi-tasking product 
within weeks. Known as Gem XMvit 
will be i version of the company’s 
popular picture-based operating 
environment and wflTallqw a number 
of computer applications to remain in 
the computer's memory at once. 

it will be then that the battle of the 
multi-tasking operating systems 
really starts in earnest- - • 

Bill Gates: his new system caught 
man y software houses unawares 





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TO £16^500 RPfi H/H PMOBANMESS . SONNET TO £20k 


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hdufeg a car. 4 weeks hokOty. tree BUM etc. 

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commoner. accnuntine and GrandaL Confident and professional people an (found who cat dmtogpmd 

msfcril mm mi m mccMsMh In ■ tarimor iwhawnn iO . 

further into Anuysts are asKedtowply. For cmdfitobs without BM nwownce. tut cras&tnSring wil ha 
provided n the IBM environment indutoig DUS database. CKS etc. 

Jamil t TBs is an npportuaity to Hsa new If* Into tout career by acquiring sougM-aftfr skUs, tins 
owmoostmB shmIV tor yooBtof. Bantolts mdode e generous itoaceflon totowjnc8,Tjoaus#s. meals etc. 

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toWM« A mast soccesdul International Computet Screws Conwy «ft a varied Clanl base io the 
Tffiakai Technical. Industrial and Gommerchi Mb in ttos Cducy and Owisoas. 

woe a broad range d databas* systems, these vacancies are la tto T retrial and De v rtopmant 

EgeriiM; Von must be a GRADUATE or hofcf a ekiftr qtafficadon wUi a flat dtass nedrd and pncOcto 
c omm ei uJ expeoence ri any nl the leading todwro ranges: meMratno s. arias or nriems. Unwanted 18 
marts {tor die Juaor Ptadwns) oi prog mnum ic In COSBC BASIC, 'C nr PASCAL Unto npenence s an 
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tant' These posdkm are lor EXCEPTIONAL indnltkaia wto wB enjoy anceplloiW lawaids. Aged in 
yaw mo Mates to toe tbutfes you wil be reqund to dem u m u tt UthM anagy art 'good 
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and car tor Senior Pasdnms. 



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bulon dnfena maittos. often i randy seen oppatwityL 

UpSa AoelysUPragneiimw in lain a small dynenc dqsetnwnt developing button dealing, setderoents 
and gsneral bwilong systems. 

h»u i - t c Candidates should Ima a natation of 2 yean exposure to VAX VMS systems edti 

Bfa assurance, bonus 
REF: ITM 2248 



tampn^Asanfl dynamic company ctererty ownMoring a hoS«My new compt tanendy bendhtoa. 
bty. iba company envisages moving to te DocUands In the eoa lutam. 

ft*Wac A ie i m inni it«nf naajnPnjlnMir j«^rtiwHnMwfciin«b* dMijn ■!* PCffatnf hi. 

tocti pmduett. WpiaB tottt mspnBeMty tor maliyconotii. the ponton nUiowlwaintoa firton art 
both mBHdacmrers aid Sottwan Enwtens. . 

Lwriwn: CanSdaiK wH be qtoWed to degree total and ham sound experience gtotsd fei PCS 
doiy/tflckiqatdipjtotyctxainLAny exportnatot^tMai/MMart toy ato ysas tea rtv a tS apatus. 
JMOC An ideal cotxvtrity tor aw i ai t s aho aisb to gtoi toB pmbet naponURy in a tegMech 
enuiranmenL A genuine gro u nd Boor position rarely seen Ware p ro ye ettoV satay/respoostjify al be 
baed on e fftnt/M e rosL Stare owton scheme arid be m l tola to da tom. A reel britof is rawed so 
only da best am astod to apply. 

REF: ITX 2252 


Cea mea r A ad esnbhshed UemUional E 
brim detong maittos, otters a randy set 

projanxnw aqwanca to BASIC or COBOL P re fer ence wtfl beehoan toaptiBqrt s ailhatHntilogm 
mancto baoRpound although canMates aeh pme VAX coraotarml experience ail be given the opporto- 
■% of momo no butksig. 

Jtomt Promobonai prospects are maBent for tmMduah who wish to prasyess. The baddog benUKs 
nawtfaa cost mongage attar a quaHwio period, panaon, annual bonis, medal art Be assurance. 

KF: ITX 2106 




Carotwr. tae ct Ow taring deatere te Pa UC nidi a aoridwide turtew oi E250 nation is cermdly 
mdwgmng a mats aapansm programme. To help sustain tber won) ml success imotodM attat the 
ntus&Y today, a number of vacancies am now avaitatto. 

ntlNir IfiTril k the company's new purpose budt affkzs in West Louden, the brief be to sd the 
above toeanes soto&ons itto cnporato aocouits in London aid the Home Counties. Ctmnt racaaoe* 
ectde temuty sales and account maragenant 

To qnldy tor these pottttoos. ondhtatos a# need to demonstrate a sand background in 
swubtmiSes and an indepth tonatodge of the cmcro ntariodpiace. Fantoanty att toga IBM naedrane 
sues a ol pametdar Interest. 

JolllE: Tta company Amt/y bedeves Bat satay short be cornmnsurato a*fi sweets art jcftinoamt 
to lies end. an u utsu ratng ktcenme scheme has been toptonenied Indudng trips abroad tor tort 
rortevBs. Tins togefiw n the excedent eanWoj potential and the generous benefits package, mato tns 
a Srt"b npwmritv to turiher your canar. 


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ofteertardMrearttoeeonanetctoB n vino n na ut .Tldsp nil tiB »i MeoeBngit w a tite abootpgandB^aHB 
wfeh efivtis to aB lento. 

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posdon aodd adt camBdatoa wUdng to mane Into caisidtancy aid expand Ibar user/ctoto 
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scope of aptfiatkm can toad to tost promotion and httpi stoates. 

HBb ITF 2244 


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established and togtdy successful company a tooMng to merit ixperieaced Sales ExccutMt. 
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toes (wPorirfy n the areas of software englming and tafenttv. 

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One of the largest and most successful Computer Sendee Companies dedins wtdi cornmearial/Rnanctal 
appDcatJons. are currently seekin* competent and dynamic professional Programmers who wfch to progress 
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Faster, friendlier 4GLs put the 
bite on our backbone languages 

Increasing use of fourth generation com- 
puter languages, and their wider acceptance 
as data processing tools of the future.' 
should open up the demand for certain 
specialist programmers in many areas of 
the computer business. 

Various sources in the medium are 
\ quoting annual market growth rates of 
between 1 5 and 20 per cent for these new 
development products, with, a predicted 
corresponding increase in demand for 
experienced programmers and analysts to 
work on them. 

But there are reservations about whether 
the way in which programmers and 
analysts currently work can easily adapt to 
the new tools. Fourth generation develop- 
ment work is said to be akin to the round 
hole into which conventional square peg 
programmers and analysts might not fit 

Languages such as Cobol and Fortran 
have been the backbone of data processing 
systems development for most of the 
current applications in use throughout the 
world. And there are legions of pro- 
^ gram mens and analysts who know such 
i languages inside out. 

Fourth generation languages, novelties a 
few years ago. have been gaining favour 
and are now considered a respectable part 
of the computing scene. And while they 
cover many applications and report gen- 
erators with, as yet. no universal definition. 

formed screens for data input, automatic 

report generation and query processing 
should all make it easier and raster to write 

should all make it easier and raster to write 
and re-wrile applications. 

By reducing the repetitive aspects of 
programming, the time taken for systems 
development can be less than 10 per. cent of 
conventional programming according to 
the most extravagem claims. The average, 
however, is nearer one-third of the time 
taken previously., say ' more ' modest 

One major advantage is the ability to 
prototype applications to ensure that the 


By Eddie Coulter 

they are here to stay. 

The ability of fourth generation lan- 
guages. or 4GLs as they are often called, to 
provide more natural English language type 
programming is, says the theory, beneficial 
in letting programmers work more directly 
with users. Improved file definition, pre- 

system is what the user really wants. 
Because the user can sit alongside the 
programmer to spedfy-his needs, resulting 
systems can be. produced quickly and 
perhaps fulfil their applications function 

There are. however, drawbacks as most 
4GLs require the use of greater processing 
power. But with the cost of hardware 
continually falling, while software costs 
increase. 4GL usage will soon become a 
significant saviour in future systems 

But will such languages actually de-skill 

Dr Geoffrey Forage, who last year 
produced a major report on the fourth' 
generation languages for the Imbucon 
consultancy and is now director of 
information technology at Arthur Young 

Management Consultants: believes .it is 
mprc a case of rethmking and redefining 
the role ofprbgrammers and analysts. 

“We are looking at a different animal." 
he says. “People who work on fourth 
generation languages must have better 
business acumen than exists with con- 
ventional- -programming. - A business 

analyst/'prbgrammer with,. say. knowledge 
of accounting or stock-control is typical of 

This' view is supported by Peter Aggleton 
.at BIS Applied Systems. “Fourth genera- 
tion languages demand that programmers 
and analysts- work alongside users." he 
stresses. “That puls a premium on pro- 
grammers who speak English and forces 
analysts to get their hands dirty by doing 
some programming-” 

From such comments it ts obvious that 
- both the. programmers and analysts should 
have equal opportunities for adding knowl- 
edge of 4GL to ttieir skills. But it could be 
that too many years . .of solid Cobol 
programming or pure systems analysis, 
where coding skills have been forgotten, 
may make employers think it could be .hard 
for dyed-in-the-wool programmers and 
analysts to adapt 

Fourth generation people may. perhaps, 
come from the younger data processing 
clement who would be considered more 
flexible to change. 

There are many 4GL openings for those 
who . could work with users, . according 
Computer People, the recruitment ana 
contract " per&TfrieT ' company. ' “FStirth' 
generation language has a mystique, but it 
is not that hard if you can communicate 
with the users. 

Dr Geoffrey Forage: “4GL operators 
must have better business acumen 

Even programmers whose first job 
involved 4GLs are in demand, especially 
on contract work where rates can start at 
£3S0 a. week. More experienced 
-programmer/analysis with experience of. 
say. Focus, one of the most popular 4GLs. 
can command £600 a week on contract. 

Banks and financial organizations, such 
as insurance companies, have been steadily 
increasing their use of fourth generation 
languages. They provide many of the 
opportunities to move into such work, 
though smaller systems are now beginning 
to utilize the latest languages. 

Demand for decision-support and 
management information systems, devel- 
oped using 4GL. are seen as ov ertaking the 
need for transactional based systems. Also, 
there is -a- new -wave of fourth generation 
development . around relational database- 

driven systems using new 4GL tools such 
as Ideal and Ingres s. 

One important point, though, is that the 
greatest demand is still for IBM experience. 
“It is a career feet of life." says Dr Forage. 
“There is still a shortage of people with 
experience of IBM mainframe environ- 
ments. in C1CS for example." 

Although there may be no precise overall 
definitions of fourth generation languages 
the trend is moving ahead. BIS Applied 
Systems is running capacity-filled courses 
for management to look at 4pL while at the 
same lime not disregarding the IBM 
influence for programmers needing train- 
ing. especially on System 38 and its latest 
RPG3 software compiler. 

“Whether RPG3 can be called true 
fourth generation software, or ihree-and-a- 
half generation, doesn't matter." says Mr 
Aggleton. "What is important is the 
demand for its use and the feci that jnany 
programmers want to learn about it." 

While Cobol and other third, or even 
thrce-and-a-half. generation languages will 
still be with us for some time, if only due to 
the vast number of programmers and 
analysts who are familiar with it. 4GL is 
coming on strong. So are the salaries, says 
Myriad, the recruitment consultancy. 

“Fewer coders may find it hard to adapt 
to 4GL," says Patrice Sullivan, the Myriad 
senior consultant. “But if a programmer of 
onlv two vears has user experience, some 
analytical skills and business understand- 
ing lie can expect to pick up £14.000 a year 
by starting to work with fourth generation 

If vou already have 4GL experience your 
asking price is £1 7.000. or more if you can 
demonstrate team leadership skills. How- 
ever. if you are set in your 
programming/analyst ways it may pay you 
to knock off a few square edges and become 
a round peg u*hich will fit the fourth 
generation language hole of the future. 


■ Electron & BBC Micro 
Show. UMIST. Manchester. Fri- 
day to Sunday (061-456 8835) 

■ New Technologies m Train- 
ing, Kensington Town Hall. 
London. September 30-Octo- 
ber 2 (01-727 1929) 

■ IBM System User Stow, 
Olympia 2, London, October i- 

3(01-6081161) _ 

■ Amstrad Computer Snow, 
Novotel.Hammersrnith. Lon- 
don. October 3-5. (061-456 

■ Electronic Point of Sale 
Exhibition, Barbican, London. 
October 7-10 

■ DEC User Show, Barbican, 
London, October 14-16. (01- 
608 1161) 

■ Hampshire Computer Fair, 
Guildhall. Southampton. Octo- 
ber 30-31. (0703 31557) 

■ Compee, Olympia. London 
November 11-14(01-821 5555) 

■ CIMAP - factory automa- 
tion, National Exhibition Cen- 
tre. Birmingham .December 1-5, 
(01-891 3426) 


■ EuroDec 86. Inter- 
continental Hotel. Fomenay. 
Hamburg. West Germany. 
September 23-25 (Cl -4G3 1-73) 


“It's tolerant, all right. If an 
error occurs, the system says: 
“So what?* " 

Ada cuts the chaos and 
aids overseas markets 

From J Barnes, chairman Ada 
Language UK. Caversham, 
Reading. Berkshire: 

The article Basic Chaos With 
Excessive Languages. - on 
September 9. gave a good view 
of the main purposes of the 
many computer languages in 
use today. However, the Ada 
language, though developed 
for the US Department of 
Defense for miliary program- 
ming. has a much broader and 
growing use all over the world. 

Ada is forming the corner- 
stone of software engineering 
which is bringing order to the 
general chaos. An awareness 
of the benefits of Ada is 
important to all UK com- 
panies who compete in inter- 
national markets. 

From Ken Bowman, 
tt'imhtvne. Dorset: 

Peter Behr's recent piece. Why 
The New Age Is Late In 
Dawning, starts with the plea 
“You have to feel sorry for 
computers". The article then 
demonstrates that it is 
management not computers 
who deserve our attention. 

Information technology, a 
management tool, has consis- 
tently' been five or more years 
ahead of our ability to reap the 
benefit because we are all so. 
busy being specialists in our 
field that we forget to be 
specialists in management 

Surely information manage- 
ment must now become a 
standard feature of manage- 
ment training. 

From Alan M add iso n . 
Thames Polytechnic. London: 
An article in Computer Ho- 
rizons described the Lasky 
hotline phone scheme tor 
dealing with customers trou- 
bles. This will obviously solve 


some problems, but does not 
make it entirely safe to bu 
computers off the shelf wit 
no knowledge or competent 

No amount of advice after 
the event will compensate for 
the purchase of the wrong 
computer or the wrong soft 
ware in the first instance. 

Incidentally, the Lasky 
scheme appears to give sup- 
port for only three months. It 
is quite -probable that many 
problems will, only ' emerge 
after that ti me. eg. at year end. 

When buying a computer 
one has to ensure that the 
hardware and software can 
cope with the work volume 
required. Does one need a 
multi-user, oral least a multi- 
tasking system? I would be 
surprised lo find that any 
properly advised estate agent, 
for example, would be really 
happy with a single tasking 

From T A Rogers. Hope Val- 
ley Micro Services. Sheffield: 

A few weeks ago an elderly 
relative of mine received a 
computer-produced statement 
about an annuity which is 
dependent on her life. I will 
spare the company’s blushes 
by not revealing its name. 

However, not only did this 
document refer to the “contin- 
ued existence of the 
annuitant" which seemed a 
very unfeeling expression to 
use. but it also asked her to 
advise the company “immedi- 
aiely of the death of the 

annuitant" . 

Can it be that they, have 
discovered Celestial Mail? 

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CD-ROM leaves 
the labs for 
the market place 




Joint challenge to IBM 



: ■ The American, computer, 
.firms Sperry and-Burraughs ' 
have compfetecrweir* 

‘ merger, with Sperry becoming 
a wholi^owned subsidiary- - - 
of Burroughs, to form the 

By Nick Hampshire 
CD-ROM, which is the com- 
puter data storage version of 
the compact audio , disc, is 

about to produce a product 
that might have tote sold in a 
dozen different . versions. 
Equally important no software 

about to take a further step out ‘ housfe would make the mvest- 
of the research laboratories to ' menl Jh crating Hit support 

providing a range of commer- 
cial products. ~ ■ ; 

It will allow vast quantities 
of daia, about 540 Megabytes, 
to be stored oir a single 514 m. 
disc — sufficient data storage 
space to contain a 20-volume 

The CD-ROM promised 
initially to shake up whole 
areas of publishing and 

software to enable these drives 
.ro 'be used with personal 
computers: .'given so many 
different drive specifications. 

: -This ■ lack ;of standard be-- 
tween drive manufacturers 
has removed from publishers 
and software houses the econ- 
omy of mass production. So 
the only products produced to 

i contain a ^CUvnlinne ItmS icmOVCo IrOJil pu Dlisnci 2> . - • , • . . « 

^rantain a .u-volume ^ houses die econ- ■ The agreement should rave 

CD-ROM promised om y of mass production. So *e green fight to publishers 
to shake ud° whole the only products produced to and mformanon voidore amd 
of *£d dale . have either been very "suit in a fioodof CD-ROM- 

01 pu oils rung ana • . hs«-rf nnvhirfc mminp on the 

information distribution. Un— - expensive or hav e bttn dedi- 
like printed matter, the disc 'CatecHo a particufirdrive. 
can also store -in addition to W?thout a wide range of 

based products coming on the 
market within die next yean: — 
The study body formed by 

the laige files on optical drives 
and removes the limitation of 
32 Megabytes as the maxi- 
mum file size accessible using 
current versions of MS-DOS. 
-- These~5tandards will also 
apply to a new development in 

text — video images,’ digitized 
sound, and computer pro* 

These can then be accessed 
by sophisticated and versatile 
indexing and correlation .sys- 
tems. which would be totally 
impossible in a conventional 
printed publication. 

The technology for CD- 
ROMs has-been available for 
several years but has not yet 
caught on widely : because 
publishers :and. software 
houses are wary of commit- 
ting themselves to producing 
material in a CD-ROM ver- 
sion when the market has yet 
to take off — a problem of 
chicken and egg. 

Their reluctance has been 
greatly increased by the lack of 
a standard between the disc 
drives produced by different 

With more- than, a dozen 
manufacturers producing CD- 
ROM drives, no publisher was . 

CD-ROM based information, 
few members of the public wfl] 
be persuaded to buy CD 
driyes: Conversely because 
there are few drive owners 

End of economies 
of big production 

there is a -further discourage- 
ment to publish material;- a 
classic thickeo-and-egg: situa- 

The problem of drive, 
compatibility which has 
inhibited publishers from 
exploiting this great medium 
has now finally been over- 
come. Agreement has been 
reached between Philips who 
hold the master patents on CD 
technology and Sony plus the 
other major drive manufac- 
turers on a standard to which 
all CD-RQM drives win. con- 
form: _ i ■ ’ * 

errs Group, has submitted the 
standards to the International 
S tandar ds Organization, ISO.- 
The standards coyer such 
things as the number of tracks 
on a disc, the way data is 
stored on a track, indexing 
and retrieval methods, error 
correction systems and direp- 
lOTy -formats. ... 

: With this* set of standards, . 

- software houses^wjll be able to 
produce: / the 1: system anti- 
application software necessary 
to enable CD-ROM drives to , 
■fie attached to a personal 
computer and used efficiently. 

One of the most important 

called WORM drive, standing 
forWrite Once Read Mostly. 

- As their name implies these 
drives will allow the user to 
write data to the disc as well as 

A vast potential 
worldwide market 

reading k. Since the technique 
involves using a laser topunch- 
liny holes in discs the data -is- 
not erasable and any updated- 
versions must he stored again-- 
in their entirety. 

However, given the large 
amounts of storage capacity 

of these primary pieces of on an optical disc this is no 
software has recently been great problem. In fact for 

announced by Microsoft: a 
special optical-disc version of 
MS-DOS, the operating sys- 

applications like accounting 
this could prove very valuable 
since it will give an automatic 

tern for the IBM F& and; its - and -indelible record of every 


■. Tfr&new operating system 
is specially designed to handle 

transactioninvolving dam up- 
7date.\ ~ '.I 

~ : The IBM PC and its clones 

will be the principle machines 
for the disc-drive manufac- 
turers and software suppliers. 
This vast potential worldwide 
market., for- CD-ROM based 
data system 20 PC. computer 
users: .sfioukL. -. mow. that 
compatibiifty problems have, 
been averccune^ensure-a very 
rapidly expanding market. 

-Estimating the potential 
size of the market is difficult 
but taking the projected 
population of PCs in the world 
in 1 990, even if only one in ten 
bought a CD-ROM drive it is 
conceivable that over the next 
four years the world marker 
could- -be - worth over --$24+ 
billion. . ....... .. 

CD-ROM drives’, and asso-~ 
ciatcd-V software ' products 
should ’stan coming on. the' 
market in reasonable volumes 
within "the aextsix months.. 
The manufacturers are geared - 
up for mass production. 

It is expected that CD-ROM 
drives will retail for about 
£400 each and the WORM 
drives for about £3,000. As. 
with most hi-technology prod-, 
ucts prices can be expected to 
fall as_ the .volume, of sales, 
increases. - • • " ■ 

company In the world after 
IBM. Twenty eight . 
executives from too two 
companies wore given now 
jobs last week in for expanded 
-company which Is expected 
-to. announce a new name by 

fos stti of foe-year. r - 

WHKam KumerthaJ, the . . 
chairman of Bunaughs, retains 
control with Sperry 
president, Joseph Kroger, 
becoming viceohairman. 

Mr Kroger sakh “My first 
priority s to ensure that there 
will be no disruption in the 
established contacts between 
the two sales forces and 
their respective customers.'* 

He added that the two 
marketing organizations win be 
msrgetL . ■ . • . 

Mains link : 

■ A cheap networking 
system for IBM PCs and 
compatibles using the 
mains supply rather than’ 
separate cabling has been 
launched by the 
Buckinghamshire firm 
Cyclop systems. Prices start at 
_£1,5p0 to link four personal 
computers and the system wlR 
handle electronic mall and 
the exchange of PC fRes.- 
which, says the compai ny, 
accounts tor abbot 75 per cent ' 
of conventional network, 
use. The Cycolps 
communication box, Ekko- 
Net, is plugged into a mains 
socket at one end and an 
RS232 connection at the other. 
Further information on 0628 - 

Best payers 

:■ Computer-aided design . ’ 
and engineeerfnghaye. 
become the best -• 

management payers, 
according to a survey 
by Kramer Westfield, the 
recruitment consultants. 

But increased business has 
resulted in a shortage of 

managers experienced in the 

field which has now 
overtaken the communications. 

More than 50 per cent of 
sales managers and 46 par 
cent of technical manager 8 
in GAD/CAM are said to be 

and £30,000. compared with 


around 30 per cent for such 
managers in communications, 
in the XI 2, 000 to £30,000 
bracket. CAD /CAM salaries for 
all disciplines had a growth 
rata oM 5 per cant .over the - 

. communications at nine per 
cent and the hard-pressed 
semiconductor Industry only 
seven per cent 

Bank bait 

■ The National 
Westmtoster Bank is busily 
recruiting smaB and 
medium-sized W4 bc 
businesses with a finance . 

scheme for those seeking 
more than £10,000. it is 
also offering butstda technical 
.advice, the cost fote split I 
equally, and Informat io n on 
Government or local 
authority asssistance for . . 
specific industries In certain 
parts of tire country. 

It can also incorporate the 
Government Small Firms Loan 
Guarantee Scheme aimed 
at firms tacking conventional 
security - "effectively a 
source of venture capital for 
businesses .with growth - 

'.potential”, says NatWest A 
leaflet on the scheme. 

Suppport for High Technology 
Businesses, is available 
from branches. 

Floppy move :: 

on floppy discs can get a 

better response than printed • 
brochures for products . 
aimte at PC usere. claims ... 
Cam bodge-based Botdmld 
Computing. The company , 

proved its point when - = 

sending out free promotional 
discs by adding a directory 
of where to buy office ^ 

equipment, rent buildings 
and of local restaurants- The - - 
suocesful response led the 

firm to set up a floppy disc r 

marketing unit to produce- 

similar discs for other 

companies. "Most safes 
brochures or mailshots go 
straight in the wastabln. ’ 
says BokffleW, "but who is „ 

going to throw out a free 
disc worth £2.50 that can be ^ 
easily erased and re- used?- ' 


■ Digital Equipment is to Ji 

join forces with the information 
arm of foe Swedish 
communications group 
Ericsson to seU information 
systems to foe retail banking 
market that use both 
companies’ products. A joint 

research and development , 
facility wdi be established in ■ 
Sweden to integrate 1 * 

products^suctnas terminals 

and tellers. The " 

announcement was made at 
“Decvllte", a two-week r 

exhibition of Digital products ■- 
held in Cannes, where foe. _ 
company hired foe 24,000-ton ... 
Italian cruise liner AchUte * 
Lauro to accommodate its staff ' tJ 
because most hotels were 
fullyrteokedbylO.OOOof .. .. 
Digital's European — - 
customers. - ■- T: 

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01-481 4481 

Despite occasional appearances la per- 
sonal compoter font, artificial intelli- 
gence and expert systems have been in 
their short lifetime the general prerog- 
ative of universities, muttinational 
corporations and operations big enoogh 
to afford tire high costs involved. - 

Given that, these two closely related 
technologies have tended to be nsed for a 
restricted range of applications. 
Corporations tend to nsesnch systems to 
help than prospect for oil or minerals, 
while universities explore their capabili- 
ties for fatnre applications. Only occa- 
sionally does the expert system appear 
in an application which directly con- 
fronts tire person in'tfie street. The 
classic example is medical diagnosis. 

This Is. likely to change, however, if 
Texas ins&nmaits -gets its way. The 
company has come op with a new 
semiconductor chip which it sees as 
being the basis of an entirely new range 
of applications far attifidaHntelligeiice 
and expert systems. 

Known as the Megachip, it packs 
most of the processor used hi the 
company’s Explorer machine into a 
single slice Of silicon half an inch 
square. The E^dorar system is a 
symboUc processing co mputerof reason- 
able power and not inconsiderable size— 
although ft is small by foe norms of 
artificia] intelligence. 

The Megachip forms tire basis of a 
new computer system which graphically 

By Martin Banks 

illustrates one of the chief advantages 
that shnnid stem from the development. 
The Compact Lisp Machine, is . a 
shoebox-size computer specifically dedi- 
cated to run ^ lisp, the m ai n s tream 
program nsed in artificial intelligence ' 
and expert systems. 

In aHHHimi, the company Is . 

foe chip itself, together with other 
components needed to support fts opera- 
tions, available to any others that want 
to incorporate artifirial-mteiligeBce sys- 
tems directly into their product. 

This is quite a significant break with 
c m r e n t practice in tbejjehhjrecause it 

area jsodsend 

will allow systems designers to think of 
new ways of solving nsers problems, 
especially in systems with which foe 
person in the street comes into contort. 

Atypical example might be bank cash 
terminals. These are generally conrid- 
ered'tb be a godsend, except of coarse 
when the 'customer cannot get them to 
work. Often foie cause jrnotanrrlsted to 
the skill and dexterity of the nsers. ^ 

Imagi n e inste ad befog confronted with 
a terminal that knew your nawf, conld 
point out where yon are going wrong in 
your key work, check which fimetian or’ 

service you really wanted and politely 
point out that you cannot have anything 
anyway because yon need to make an 
appointment to see your branch 

The incorporation of something like, 
the Megachip conld brii^'a Mgh leveTpf 
expert system inter-action to each high- 
street terminal , interaction levels avail- 
able at present only from huge and 
expensive computer systems — which 
wtwld not fit inside cash terminals 

Though Texas Instruments looks 
longingly .towards such long-term 
applications, it sees tire initial rote far 
the new products in 'foe heftvy end of 
software deretopmrat-tbe HcashoalA 
be of interest to maajt systems -analysts 
and software developers, for U sees foe 
chip being tire basis of a new range of 
programmer’s workstations. 

These would allow the programmer to 
create an application symbolically, as a 
concept The system woaM then check 
out the concept and how tire various 
aspects of it fit together. It would, far 
example, be able to pin-point potential 
probkin :' areas in tire program writ 
-before, they . became so. fi coaid -also 
work out the best language to ose for the 

And it could be nsed actnally to 
produce foe code reqrired to make the' 
program ran. . 


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international Software House seeks 2 people 
for foeir London Office and a third for one of 
their overseas offices. 

Successful a p p fcants wffl have account 
responsfbffity for existing nominated clients 
as wen as -development of raw-accounts. 1 




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and hardware/software interfaces. 

In return we can offer you an excellent salary, highly 
attractive career prospects, and a package of benefits to include 
free life assurance, contributory pension scheme and BUPA . ' 

Write with full career details to Barrie Rogers, Personnel 

Officer, IBM United Kingdom Laboratories Limited, 

FREEPOST, Hursley Park, ^ : : -v 

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have a good- educational background and two or more years 
experience, we can find you a suitabte'New.Zesafarxi. 
Ejqperienced systans analy^s and programmers are in great 
dem and and there are excellent opporturSties for database aonin- 
istrators, account managers and software engprieers:- ■" - 

New Zealand is one of the highest users of .computers per head 
of population. Wb continually have a wide Variety of openings for 

capable people L 

Own your own house on a quarter-acre section just fifteen minutes 
from work.-V\fe can offer fresh air^biue skies ana sunshine, beauti- 
ful beaches and mountains for all possible recreations. Absolutely 
NUCLEAR-FREE. A great place to bring up children. 

We have very gobd remuneration packages.fbr qualified people. 
Most international firms have offices”here- and-' ;• . . 

most computer manufacturers are wefl estatfehed, ' 

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We are currently looking for a Programmer/Analyst to 
assist with dewetopingapplications/systems on behalf 
of our refinery. This position would involve locating in 
Pembroke for 3 years then relocating to our Central 
London Office. . ' 

Programming willbe don.e gsingFORTRAN on multipte 
Data General MV/19G0G computers. Appfrcations will 
include biisines systems as well as process control and 
data acquisition. Applicants musthave a BSc, ideally in 
computer science, maths or dhemical engineering and 
have hada minimum of-3 yearsrelated DP experience. 
Agood knowledge of FORTRAN and systems analysis/ 
design is essential. Exposure to development using 
Data Generator other mini computers would be an 

A salary commensurate wittiage, experience and 
qualifications will be offered along with benefits 
generally associated with any large organisation. 

. • Please write giving full career details to: " 


Employee and Public Relations Department 
Texaco Limited, Pembroke Refinery 
Pembroke, DyfedSATl 5SJ, 

Weare an equal, o^rtunity employer 







A guide to job 

Your health in their hands 

epidemic ora case 
&w^- ,D J - UB J rea - «*lm of the 

field, if guests at a wedding 
jHJ®* *? down with food poisoning 

Sga^"" ° fficCT ‘““J wb ° 

rtf"* «"I*Wd by district coun- 
to raforec health and safety regula- 
tions. Stephen Collins, the deputy 
torough EHO for Tunbridge WeU^ 
Kent, says We are public health 

KlnT’Sr Bul . always, be stresses, 
Enus preter to advise And warn than to 
serve notice under the many Acts which 

*2J .h"? L h i', r ^L rk - “As s Profession, we 
, 1, 5® 1 education is our primary 

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The EH Os duties are concerned with 
food safety and hygiene, housing con- 
ditions. health and safety at work, 
pollution, infectious diseases, pest con- 
trol, water aJnd waste, and a number of 
other matters, including the licensing of 
tattoo ists. 

Food safety and hygiene depend on 
regular inspection of ail premises where 
food is produced, prepared and sold. 

Health can be affected by 
bad housing and careless 
food handling techniques 

Visits are paid to slaughterhouses, 
poultry-packing stations, fectories, res- 
taurants, shops and ports. At slaughter- 
houses, EHOs ensure that there is a foil 
post-mortem inspection of all carcases 
for fitness for consumption; they employ 
specialist meat inspectors to assist them. 

Food handling techniques is one of the 
most important aspects of food hygiene 
and EHOs spend much time checking 
these. They carry out in-service staff 
training and, if someone opens new 
premises, they are involved from the 
start, advising on equipment, food 
storage and washing facilities. Food 
poisoning cases are followed up and 
samples taken for bacteriological 

Health can be affected by bad housing 
as well as by careless handling of food. So 
the EHOs police the bad landlord in the 
private sector. They deal with 
overcrowding, multi-occupancy houses, 
and give improvement and repair grants 
to private occupiers and . owners of 
rented property. 

If a house is not brought up to 
standard, the officers start enforcement 
procedures for repairs, closure, or demo- 
lition. Caravan sites are licensed to 
ensure that living conditions are 

From a case of bad food 
poisoning while out 
dining to poor health 
from damp housings it is 
an environmental health 
officer who investi gates, 
Joan Llewelyn Owens 
considers the challenge 
of this demanding work 

Working conditions can also be a risk 
to health. The 1974 Health and Safety at 
Work Act provides for the protection of 
nearly every worker and includes the 
prevention of risks to the public in or 
near industrial and commercial activ- 

The. Health and Safety Executive is 
employed by central government to 
cover factories: local authority environ- 
mental health officers deal with the rest. 

In Tunbridge Wells recently, a res- 
taurant owner was prosecuted after a 
woman lost the top of her finger in a 
mincing machine. The machine was 
inadequately and the woman 

was using her fingers because she had not 
been given suitable equipment, or proper 
training to feed the meat into the 

Since the 1 952 Clean Air Act there has 
been far less air pollution in Britain, but 
it continues to be a problem. The 
growing number of vehicles does not 
help. EHOs are responsible for control- 
ling the air pollution from domestic, 
commercial and industrial sources, and 
have to monitor pollutants. Officers can 
advise factory owners on equipment to 
reduce pollution. 

Noise can be an equal source of 
irritation, and EHOs can do something 
about the young man who constantly 
revs up a motor bike in his backyard, or 
the householder whose radio blares at 
two am. In almost every case, however 
EHOs advise the sufferers to get together 
with others nearby to make a Joint 
representation to the offender. 

Sometimes it is possible to shame the 
offender into better behaviour. Once the 
local authority is brought in, any good, 
neighbourly feeling which might have 
existed vanishes. 

When there are outbreaks of the more 
serious infectious diseases, EHOs in- 
vestigate along with district community 
doctors. At times it is necessary to isolate 
people or to keep them away from work. 

Fan control is an essential pre- 
ventative health measure, and EHOs 
supervise staff who deal with problems 
caused by rats, mice, insects, bees and 

Their wide-ranging responsibilities 
also include waste collection, sampling 
private water supplies and Sfriitiming 
pools, and licensing premises dealing 
with animals, from stables. 
Because of the range of tasks, it is usual 

for EHOs to become specialists in 
several subjects. There is a greater degree 
of specialization in a large authority, but 
in Tunbridge Wells, a relatively wmii 
authority, the specialism is split between 
housing and drainage, and food, pollu- 
tion, health and safety. 

Educational qualifications required 
for an EHO arc five GCE passes, 
including English language, mathematics 
and two sciences, and two A levels, one 
of which must be a science. Entrants can 
qualify either by taking a degree in 
environmental health or the diploma in 
environmental health awarded by the 
Institution of Environmental Health 

In both cases, it is necessary to attend 

Within forger authorities 
it is normal to become a 
specialist in several subjects 

an approved three or four year course in 
which approved professional training 
with a local authority is integrated with 
theoretical instruction. 

Unfortunately, although the institu- 
tion reports a five per cent shortage of 
EHOs in England, Wales and Northern 
Ireland, there are not enough training 
places with local authorities. The institu- 
tion is making representations to local 
authority associations and has received a 
sympathetic response. 

Prospects for the qualified EHO are 
good, though it may be necessary to 
move to gain promotion. Many EHOs 
have begun to work in commerce, being 
employed by firms such as Marks & 
Spencer and Sainsbury. and by food 

Opportunities also occur within local 
authorities for technical officers to assist 
EHOs. Some may have already studied, 
or be studying, for a BTEC National 
Diploma in environmental health stud- 
ies. With this under their belts, they can 
go for higher qualifications and even- 
tually become EHOs. 

•Careers literature is available from the 
Institute of Environmental Health Offi- 
cers. Chadwick House, Rushworth Street, 
London SE10QT. 


m®t Legal DSwosSom 

An experienced Conveyancer 

To discuss this position informally 
with Barnet's Chief Solicitor, Leonie 
Cowan, please contact, in the first 
instance, 01-202 $262 Ext 41 & 

Or, for application forms and further 
particulars contact the Personnel Officer, 
16/17 Sentinel Square. Brent Street 
Hendon. London. NW4 2EN. Telephone 
01-202 8282, Ext 424 101-202 6602 out- 
side office hours). 

Closing date: 8th October 138& 

Ajjjjjjnjgjjn vi toiii rren to equal ppwmijncs 



An experienced Conveyancer 

Here in the London Borough of Barnet we have taken a very 
positive stance on the sale of council housing. Over 4,500 units of 
housing stock have been sold so far but with more than 19.000 
units remaining there’s still a long way to go. 

To take charge of the conveyancing and other complex legal work 
involved in this massive programme we require a 


Rot 600/PAT 

An enthusiastic and experienced professional well able to manage 
and direct a team of thirteen staff. 

This is a first class opportunity to become an expert on Housing 
Law, including home ownership initiatives, landlord and tenant mat- 
ters, Housing Associations and Local Authority mortgages. 
Salary is on a scale from £16,524 to £17,601 p.a. inclusive, with a 
pay award pending. 

Principal Investment and 
Loans Officer 

LINCOLN up to £16,374 pa. 

The Investment Management Division of the County Treasurer's 
Department is responsible for the management "in-house" of 
substantially the whole of the £170m Superannuation Fund 
administered by the County; advising on the capital financing policy 
and securing the availability of finance for the acquisition of capital 
assets; cash and loan management; insurance matters, including the 
operation of an insurance fund. 

The Authority wish to recruit to the post of Principal Investment and 
Loans Officer a person with the interest and temperament, as well as a 
professional Accountancy or Stock Exchange qualification, which will 
allow them to function effectively in an environment orientated 
towards financial markets. The postholder will assist the Investments 
Manager to secure the efficient discharge of the Division's 
responsibilities, mainly on investment management, and in his 
absence will oversee the operation of the Division. 

The offices are situated in County Offices, Newland, Lincoln. 

Lincolnshire is an attractive rural county providing a pleasant 
environment in which to live and work and is noted particularly for its 
low cost housing. 

Generous relocation allowances are payable. 

The Investment Manager would be pleased to discuss inf ommally with 
potential applicants any matter associated with the above post. 

Ring Mehryn Harrison on Lincoln 41651. 

Application forms and further details are available from the County 
Personnel Officer, County Offices, Lincoln, LN1 1YL. 

Telephone: Lincoln 24482 (24 hour service). Please quote: TR155. 

CLOSING DATE: 3rd October 1986. (TR155). A 

Staff Physiotherapist _ 
Staff Occupational Therapists 
New Zealand. 


County Council 






One vacancy, in a Jcey central de p art m en t , to woefc on: 

• Advocacy in Magistrate. Juvenile and County Courts 

• General legal work in Common Law and 

•Legal advice and support to committee groups 
TTie work wOJ 1» 50% advocacy with opportunities togain 
sound experience in all areas of the County's legal affms. 
Candidates most be qualified but previous experience is 
not essentia l . 

Other requirements are: 

• An aptitude for advocacy 

• Ability to work effectively with staff of all levels and 

• Car owner (extensive travel within Hampshire) 
Winchester is attractively located with: 

• Excellent sporting and cultural amentitics 

• Ready access to coast and countryside 
Relocation expenses up to £3.000 plus removal and dis- 
turbance allowances payable. 

Further details and application forms from the County 
Secretary. The CastlTwinchester. Hants. 5023 SUJ. or 
telephone Winchester (0962) 5441 1 Ext 225. . 

Closing Date: 12th October, 1986. 





POST NO. 8/136 GRADE: PO 2-5 
SALARY: £11604 - £12513 
(pay award pending) 

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CHRISTIAN AID seeks a creative 
and dynamic professional fundraiser 
to lead a team of eight as Head of 

Applicants must have relevant 
charity, institutional or consultancy 
experience and a sound grasp of 
marketing and database management. 

Enthusiasm and leadership in 
expanding Cbristain Aid's fundraising 
is needed; also an acceptance of the 
churches' role in development aid and 
its theological basis, and sensitivity to 
overseas partners and beneficiaries. 

Salary: £14,000 phis, according to 

Apply in writing only for job 
description and application form, 
enclosing 24p s^e. to:- 

Personnel Officer, Christian Aid, 

PO Box No 1, London SW9 8BH. 

Closing date for completed 
applications Friday 31 t October 1986. 




BUSINESS SYSTEM ANALYST to £30,000 + benefits 

Our Client requires a talented, able Business Analyst with sound, 
knowledge of International Banking applications such as Capitol 
Marked Trading Support, Treasury or International Cash 
Management Systems. Project experience in an IBM DOS or MVS 
IDMS? 6 environment would be preferable together with proven 
analysis abilities. A polished, highly professional manner togtfber 
ure ability to deal with senior management and excellent 
liaison skills will be rewarded accordingly. 


t*/id Great Saint Thomas Apostle, London EC4 

fnrpnm Rc m iin n" * Service* Limbed 
Tel: 01 - 236 1 U 3 


(Civil Engineering) Ltd 


A Teaching Company has been formed between Loughbor- 
ough University and Charles Gregory Ltd. to underrake 
development of site-based computer aided management and 
information systems for civil engineering. 

A recent or 1986 graduate with a good degree in civil engi- 
neering or a computer-related discipline is now sought as a 
TEACHER COMPANY ASSOCIATE to undertake software 
systems development for an initial appointment of 2 years. 
Training will be given and the successful applicant may be 
eligible to register for a higher degree. 

Location : MountsorreL Salary by negotiation. Apply with full 
c.v. to Mr. A. Thorpe, Department of Civil Engineering, Lough- 
borough University of Technology, Loughborough, 
Leicestershire, LE11 3IU. 




’ (1 July Award Pending) 

Applications are invited for this post which wB 
shortly become vacant upon the retirement of 
the present Director Mr Chris Gittins. 

This is a key post in the corporate structure of 
the authority and the Director w3 be a member 
of the Chief Officer's Management Team. 
There are over 450 staff in the Department deal- 
ing with the management and maintenance of 
39,500 properties. 

Decentralisation is being pursued positively and 
the Department has been recently restructured 
to provide comprehensive housing services in 
both public and private sectors. 

The person oppointed wB be expected to have 
understanding and experience of the problems 
facing on authority in an area of high unemploy- 
ment and deprivation. She/he wil, therfore, need 
to be in sympathy with the progressive principles 
adopted by the Cound in its efforts to achieve 
optimum service delivery and equality of oppor- 
tunity for the residents of Wolverhampton. 

The professional background and qualifications 
of the person appointed need to be housing ori- 
entated and oppEcants should have -the Senior 
Management experience, drive and imagination 
to provide the motivation and leadership re- 
quired to enable the objetives of the Cound to 
be achieved os speedily and efficiently as 

The post carries an Essential User Car 

Application form and farther particulars from 
The Controller of Personnel, Wolverhampton 
Borough Council, Chric Centre, St Peter’s 

Square, Wolverhampton, WV1 IRG (Wolver- 
hampton 27811, Ext. 2136L 
Closing Date: 10th October, 1986. 

The ttfoirarapa Hospital Board provides a 
comprehensive range of medical and allied services to a 
predominantly rural area of 44.000 people m the 
southeastern part of the North Island. 

Our 192-bed base hospital is situated on an 
attractive, landscaped campus in the town of Maaerart 
which offers access to a wide range of recreational, 
sporting and leisure opportunities: it's within range oi 
North Island ski fields and close to the cities of 
Palmerston North and Wellington. 

There are three full-time positions available on cur 
dose-knit team: 

1. Staff Physiotherapist to provide a broad 
spectrum of services to medical, surgical and maternity 
wards, plus I.C.U. and outpatients. 

2. Staff Occupational Therapist with our psychiatric 
service, being established early in 1987. 

Staff Occupational Therapist on our 
rehabilitation team (surgical and medical wards) 
working mainly with C.V.A.S., M.S., rheumatoid 
arthritis, hip replacement and head injuries. 

Applicants must be eligible for registration by the 
appropriate New Zealand qualifying board. 

Well assist successful applicants with airfares (subject 
to negotiating suitable lengrii of service arrangements) 
and provide assistance with immigration formalities. 

Conditions of appointment and Application Forms 
are available from: 

The Chief Executive, 

Wairarapa Hospital Board. 

P.0. Box 96. 

Masterton, New Zealand. 

Telephone enquiries should be 
directed to The Charge Occupational 
Therapist or Charge Physiotherapist 
on (59J-82-Q99- 

I Wairarapa Hospital Board! 

We are a newly formed local voluntary agency. 
We are looking for staff to provide impetus 
over the next few years developing the agency 
to meet the needs arising from alcohol prob- 
lems in Wakefield Metropolitan District area. 


(Salary £9.975 - £11,604) 

(previous applicants need not reapply) 


(Salary £7,920 - £9,282) 

Appfication forms (to be relumed by Wednes- 
day 8 October 1986), further information and 
job descriptions from: 

The Secretary. 1 1 Upper York Street, 
Wakefield WF11 3LQ 
Tel: Wakefield 367418/378109 

Informal enquiries welcome 



£15342 - £17148 (piss as NJC 
iicrease on 1 July) 

The Finance Officer will be responsible to the 
Secretary to the Board for all aspects of foe 
Board's financial affairs. He/she will assist 
with some committee work and undertake 
certain other duties. The post Is on the level 
of Senior Assistant Secretary. 

Reorganisation arising from the GCSE would 
make this post suitable for a man or woman 
who can give about four years - and who may 
previously have held a higher post Financial 
expertise, considerable experience and the 
ability to adapt quickly to the specialised na- 
ture of the work are required. 

For application forms and further details send 
a postcard to D H Board MA, Secretary to foe 
Board, London Regional Examining Board, 
Lyon House, 104 Wandsworth Htgn Street, 
London SW18 4LF, or telephone 01 870 2144 
(Mrs Smith). 




Social Workers 

(non-accidental injuries unit) 
SW3 £8,979 - £10,638 
(salary award pending) 

Required to join a specialist team based in 
Shrewsbury dealing with physical and 
sexual abuse of children. Excellent oppor- 
tunity for specialisation with a small 
caseload. Applicants should ideally have 
experience in child abuse procedures. In- 
formal enquiries to Mr C Brannan (0743- 
253984). Car loan or lease car facilities 
and relocation allowances paid in ap- 
proved cases. 

Application forms and job descriptions 
from the Director of Social Services, 
ShirehaH, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury 
SY2 6ND (0743-253712). Closing date 
30th September 1986. 

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to £25,000 plus car 

Our dienes, Bredero Properties pic, 
are a highly successful property group " 
who have just Secured a Stock Exchange 
Using and are recognised specialises in 
creating retail-based dty and town centre 
redevelopment schemes. They now seek 
to recruit a sotidtor to handle all legal 
matters, who is also experienced in the 
company secretarial field, to cake over as 
company secretary within twelve months. 

Repeating to the group’s finance 
director who currently acts as company 
secretary, responsibilities in the legil 
sphere will cover all aspects of property 
"leases, funding agreements, 
conveyancing, contracts and any 
necessary Hrigation, involving 
considerable contact with .senior 
executives, clients and legal advisers. 
Further areas of responsibility will 

indude corporate legal work relating to 
acquisitions, disposals and Stodc 
Exchange requirements together with 
ail aspects of statutory secretarial work 
and general advice on business legislation. 

■ Candidates, graduate qualified 
solicitors, preferably aged 30 to 35 and 
qualified ACIS, must have appreciable 
experience in p ropert y matters acquired' 
in die profession, and, ideally in 

commerce. <3ood presence and - 

communication skills are essential 
together with the ability to work on 
one’s own initiative. The excellent 
benefits package includes a car and 
bonus arrangements. 

Please write in confidence with full 
career details, quoting 7226/2 to 
John W. Hills, Executive Selection 
Division. : - • 



Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co., 

165 Queen Victoria Street, Blackfhars, London EC4V 3PD. 



Financial Services 

£27,000 - £30,000 Package 

Otir client is a major banking and 
financial services group. An excellent 

career opportunity arises m the legal 

department at the City headoffice for a 
high calibre lawyer to handlea wide 
variety ofbanldng/finance related legal 
matters and some general company and 
commercial work. 

Candidates must haveamininuun of 
three years’ post qualification 
commercial experience, preferably 
including "big” and “small ticket* 1 
leasing. Age is flexible but 
likely tobe not less than 30. 

The group is entering an exciting •- 
period of grmvth and the career 
prospects are very attractive. 

T lie salar y is npgn riahle and the 

comprehensive range ofbenefits 
include a car and mortgage subsidy. 

' PleaiemitE enclosing a nir rigulntn 

vitae to Laurence Simons, Legal 
Division, Michael Page 
Partnership, 39-41 Parker Street, 
London WC2B5LH. 

AD applications willbe treated 
in the strictest confidence. 


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For a yttns Sok*» newly quaMed or yKh up to 18 amihs post 
ddnuaa expcncncc. fhb respected raetSum sued praam tt 

anenfly ong a dwflengmg position nothin the 
Compaq departme nt The wok wD cower a range c< 

I>k to a rapid expansion of lha cSent but of <t*» Inga Chy poetic*, 
appheartonsarasoo^e bom qualify ran6datas keen 10 fuulws thexr 

company departme nt The weak wOl cower a range of pufahe and 
pnuMe company mattra and would sn» candidates seefmgeaify 
rcsponHWHy ki this demanding enunorment Hfyhfy conpautoe 
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c. £20.000 

On behttl d a major Chy based fan. w* art leeni 
dynamic candidates tutth specialist knowledge o< VW 

corporate tax manws. Previous experience uathtn pnuae pzaatce 
and a pmtew in nal qoaUkration arc prelmd. although idouant 
opntM k more Important Applicants. therefore, may be ex 
Customs and Excise Senior Officers. Sohctacs. Baroaeas or 
ExcaSenlfeumaa] rewardsandprafpecbtecaraarprogreBiQii. 


from £20,000 

US biMOment Bank has a raqnfaenxnt lor two qoafified buyera to 
take up hey podaomm » transaction enadton group. 

Apptams shoidd haue excaSent academic credentials. and tdeaSf? 

A pph a ma thadd haua remSmt academic emdamah. and htaaBy 
post quahheannn experien c e bs die MDiMOonal Bnaaee/banUng 
de pa imien t oi a large Qfy fern. Fxcep o nml bcaaets wtth a sound 
appreciation of the opfialmaAes area u& be oonttderad Career 
pegeam for die right ca n did at e be rapid SnoOmt 
remmrasnan packages are on o8ec “ ~ 

foe death ef there and other pontons. cqrit a c tJ ofyat 

Legal and Rnancial Recruitment Specialists 
16-18 New Bridge St. London EC4V 6AU Telephone: 01-583 0073 

Legal Executives 

Ninety and responsibility in civil litigation work 

London c.£12,000 

These British Telecom appointments 
provide outstanding career 
opportunities dealing with 
litigation of a major company in the 

The work is in a small specialist 
unit within the Common Low 
Department based at Newgate 
Street London EC1. fts range covers 
the whole spectrum of dv3 
litigation, including: injury daim, 
damages, debt collection, traffic 

aqriderrtSL: ; " “3 

Substantial recent experience 
in avil litigation b essential. 

Sorting salaries will be 
oround £12,000. Excellent benefits 
and working conditions. 

To apply, please send your 
CVto: Arm Hulbert, British _ 
Telecom, Room 26/48, Eustoo . 

Tower, 286 Euston Rood, 

London NW13DG. . 

British ^ecomisan equal . 
opportunffiesemployer. • . 






We ate one of the hugest and oldest estab- 
lished fixma in Nottingham. We ate lo okin g 
to recruit able young lawyers to join a Com- 
mercial Department whidi deals with a wide 
range of work for public and privatexompa- 
.nies in the East. Midlands and Stephen.. 

One candidate wfil SfeaByhave saved ArtF- 
cfe&iri the City and’ have nmund.twn yeas 
post-qualification corporate 

and commercial law, including acquisitioos, 

mergers and re-cohstxoctions and most 
types of commercial agreements. He/she will 
be expected to work as part of a team but 
also to work independently and without su- 
p erv ni oiL Salary wffl be fay negotiation and 
will be at tractive. Career proqiect8.vnll. be 
excellent for the fM ai Mn i . 

Another vacancy arises for a candidate who 
will have served &&&» in the City at 
ternatxvdy, dsewbera, but with a strong. 
: commerrial omterit. ne/she wfil be required 
..toas®8twitiunjahalreadybosy comnasnaal 
department and also to.take on responaibIL 
tty. Salary and benefits wffl be by 
negotiation and will be attractive. 

Application a, together with a curritu* 
him vitae should be made toRotheraa, 
24 Friar Lane, Nottingham NG1 6DW 
quoting reference JM. 



With a legal bias 

With a turnover in excess ot ssuu mimon 
Britain’s leadingprivate h^lth care orgpmsatiOT- 
diverse andexpandinggroup°fMm^eswitji^^ 
ranffine - frotn health insurance, hospitals, medical centres 

ranging fromhealth insurance, hospitals, memcai 
qt\H nursing agencies to medical research, fitness 
assessment and care for the elderly. 

We have decided to strengthen our legal team and require 
an flfjriit fonxl young - Secret arial As s ista n t whose chief _ 
responsibilities will be to resolve litigious matters, advise 
on problems and disputes and undertake some 
conveyancing work. 

Aged 25-30 applicants must be qualified solicitors and a 
backgr o und m insurance would be an obvious advantage. 

Benefits include freeBUPA and Life Assurance, __ ^ _ 

mortgage subsidy, contributory pension sdieme, mterest- 
firee season ticket loan and subsidised staff restaurant. 
Please apply in writing enclosing a full C. V. to: 

Mrs M Monaghan, Personnel Manager (Group), 

BUPA, Provident House, Essex Street, 

London WC2R3AX. 

TfeL 01-3535212. 

Salary £14,984 - £19,109 p*. 

This is the No 2. post within the Regional 
Solicitor’s Department Applicants' experi- 
ence should Include extensive practice in the 
conduct of personal Maries Motion in the 
Supreme Court; experience in me mi 
ment of a very busy Sofitito^af officer 
wBh a wkte variety of work inchidam convey- 
ancing and bidding fitigadan would be an 
advamage. _ - 

informal enquiries welcomed by Mr! EG. 
Jones, Redone! So&ctor, Telephone: 061 
236 9456, Ext 335. 

appmcMuon renn ana joo uuuimuvi uoui 

Regional Personnel Division, Gateway 
House; PfccarSy South, -Mancheder. M60 
7LP, quoting reference B.119. Tel: 061-236 
9456, Ext 614. 


Britain feds better for it. 

Britmh Steel Corporation 



Acconnimxts in England & 1 fetes ! 

We seek a young commercial lawyer to join our weB-establfehed 
Legal Department in London. 

This challenging post offers the opportunity to gain extensive 
professional experience with a demanding workload covering all 
aspects of amvneraafand company matters with some 
inter na tional content Some travel will be required. 

.We arc^seddigriD. appoints 


to deal with the implications to the accoun- 
tancy profession of the Financial Services BilL 

The successful candidate wffl Imaged about 30 
preferably 'with company law or financial back- 
ground and the post will be based in our 
Milton Keynes Office. 

five years’ relevant experience rtf eitbecprivafce practice or in a - 
company legal department ■ 

Salary wfll be commensurate ^with age and experience and 
supported by a range of large-company benefits. 

-- Please send fiil details of qualifications, career and current sdaiy 
to Miss E M Challier, Senior Personnel Officer, British Sed 
Corporation, 9 Albert Embankment, London SE1 75N. 

Salary circa £20,000 jul and other benefits 
indude free medical insurance and contribu- 
tory pension scheme. Please apply enclosing 
current c.v. toe 

Brian Weston 
Personnel Manager 
- The Institute of 
Chartered Accounts 
in England & Wales 
!.- .Chartered 
. Accountants’ Hall 
fe Place 



In North London seeking urgently^ 
qoalified or unqualified assistant for 
probate, trust and taxwork- 

Ebtperienced. Age 30 phis. 
Salary negotiable. 

TelRefABOl 904 9333 . 


Qualified Solicitor 

TheBIredoiy&mipa^y Secretary of aieading nafy^ iii^^ 


r r r I mm -/ ■ k ■nTi ; ~ J 

• MIL 


expenence. Please telephone B^PJS for 
further details on 01402 6131 or apply in writing 

Wade Stevens ft Co 



T-v. .. 

Kent DAI 4 




S sSS 15 v 1 ? 8 " ■ caKbre to j<*> ** 

high quality and SS SSStoTfiff" 
^.“ nl l sh 0 ™¥ •“ve np to 2 years post-qualification ot- 

ESSSU KiSSST? JT a>r,i ’ a so™da>mmadaI 
feftienSf SnSSS " CeUeD1 centoiDy “ offioes > 

Vacancies exist in the following departments: 

C *S*S!£ 0,,?a ?^ ?I: Therc .' is » wide variety ofchaDeng- 
m cjudmg public company work, company 

toSoS° 1 MtenS? S f S and re-oiganisations, corporate 
S^^iJ^E? cctual Property and other commercial 
agreements. pie successful applicant will be required to 

adytsc on wide-rangmg company/commercial Mdton- 
cial matters, frequently with an international element 

Property: Applicants must have a thorough working knowl- 
edge ot conveyancing, and in particular be interested in 
acquiring wider experience in the. commercial properly 
Held, including commercial lettings, . sales, purchases, 
mortgages and Landlord and Tenant matters. - • 

Applicants for the above posts should also have an inter- 
est m private client work and its development 

Litig a ti on. In addition to a wide range of commercial litiga- 
tion, this department of the firm deals with other matters 
of a contentious nature, including employment law, li- 
censing, tax appeals and planning inquiries. Applicants 
should have a sound grounding in High Court procedure 
and have the- ability to handle a substantial case loa d of 
demanding work and to accept a high degree of 

Attractive salaries will be offered and career prospects are 
excellent for the right candidaww. 

Applicants should apply, with full C.V., to Mr. Paul Wilson, 
Senior Partner at 

70 New Cavendish Street, 

London, W1M SAT 

Michael Page Partn 

Commerce/Industry Private Practice — London 

Compaay/Coxnmerdal to £ 2 fMXK> 


Private Practice — Provinces 

Contract <£19,000 

This small leasing company in central 
London requires a commercial lawyer to 
negotiate and draft a variety of contracts and 
to render general commercial advice. 

Banking to £20,000 

Middle East bank requires a solicitor with up 
to 2-year’s experience to assist the company 
secretary and become involved in a wide, 
range of banking matters. 

Property £18,000+ 

This well known bank requires a commercial 
conveyancer to handle commercial property 
sod other commercial work including 
banking and security. 

Contact Laurence Simons. - . 

Our client is an established City firm with a 
substantial corporate diene base. They 
require a high calibre company/co mmerrial 
solicitor with 2 years' experience to handle a 
range of quality work. 

Mixed Property £l2£O0+ 

This small firm in WC2 requires an assistant 
to handle residential and some commercial 
conveyancing. Applicants' may be newly 
qualified or have up to 5 years’ experience. 

Commercial Property Negotiable 

This large City firm urgently requires a 
commercial conveyancer with up to 3 year’s 
experience to join a dose knit team 
concentrating on development and securities 

Contact Simon Anderson, Steven Grubb or 
Debbie Brice, 

Wokingham £20,000+ 

Our diem requires two solicitors; one for the 

commercial litigation department and one 
for the commercial conveyancing 
department. Exceptional career opportunity 

Leeds ^Excellent 

This expanding firm requires a 

company /commercial solicitor with 2 to 3 

year’s post qualification experience to handle - 
a variety of good quality company and 
commercial matters. 

Worcester £Negoiiablc 

Our client, a long established firm in this 
area is looking for a newly to 2 years’ 
qualified solidtor to work in the company 
department. There are excellent prospects. 

Contact Anthony Tomkins 

For further information or an informal career discussion, please contact any of bur consultants (all of whom are qualified lawyere) by 
telephoning 01-831 2000 (01-485 1345 evenings/weekends) or write to them ai The Legal Division, Michael Page Partnership (UK). 39-41 

Parker Street, London WC2B 5LH. 

Michael Rage Partnership 

International Recruitment Consultants 

Lo ndon Windsor Bristol Bxraringium Nottingham Manchester Leeds Glasgow & Worldwide 
A member of AidkiiscKT Consultancy CroiipPLC 



Holman Fenwick & WiUan, a large firm of City Solicitors engaged in 
shipping and commercial litigation. Beaks applications for the poet o£ 


This post involves responsibility for enquiry and information work, cat- 
aloguing, general administrative and library duties in connection with the 
firm's information systems. - 

The successful applicant mil probably possess a profesgiopal-qna Rficatkm 
in Librarianship and some experience in a legal or commercial library. The 
firm's information systems. 

The successful applicant will probably possess a professional qualification 
in Librarianship end some experience in a legal or commercial libxaiy. The 
firm’s information systems are computerised so . that some knowledge of 
computer systems would be an advantage. 

Salary, depending upon qualifications and experience, will be up to 

£ 11 , 000 . ■; 

Applications, accompanied by a curriculum vitae, should be forwarded toe . 

. Mre^one fcegg-- : - - - 

i - Holman Fenwick .& WiUan it 

Marlow House Lloyds Avenue 


Head of Legal Affairs 

Key role in Corporate, Commercial 
and Intellectual Property Law 

The role of the British Technology Group is the appraisal, funding and licensing of 
innovative technology. BTG is self-finanring, profitable and combines commercial 
realism with the drive to encourage British inventiveness; an environment in which an 
informed legal contribution is vital within a complex framework of UK, USA and EEC 

The Head of Legal Affairs is responsible for leading a team of experienced lawyers who 
provide a comprehensive legal servicer BTG is active in the protection of its patent - 
portfolio which currently involves significant litigation in the USA The successful 
candidate will advise on this and other matters to ensure that corporate polities and 
procedures are consistent with current and anticipated legislation. He/she will represent 
BTG in all legal matters, working closely with researchers, industry, and Government, as 
well as specialist legal advisers. 

A qualified solicitor is required with wide experience of company and commercial law, 
especially JntdjjgAual property te w and p ractice, gained tidier in a corporate legal 
department or private practice. Ttfost important is the ability to work as part of a team of 
mutti-disdplinaiy professional- sfaff, as weft -as the possession of effective, staff 
management skills. - ~ - - • -«- — • — : - 

Please apply in writing, enclosing full C.V. to: Personnel Manager, British Technology 
Group, 101 Newington Causeway, London, SE1 6BU. Tel: 01-403 6666. 


Loam Solemn S Legal 
Eimtiws AvxUOlc 

01-248 1139 

We welcome enqumes 
from praspecfwH L Drums 
full una tx part time 





Requires sec with initiatnm. 
Legal experience and sense 
of humour preferred. Further 
details Miss Modssle 01 029 
9511 no agencies. 


Young Litigation Solicitor 

requred tax three, partner 
thriving practice. 

Soma eminence ssentlaL 
Earty partnen M p ' 

" prospects: 

- -HMtaeppRcalkaBr- 

phase .. 

— tail * ttnawd. “ 
2/4. East StaL 

RhuMRentDTII 7DR. 

QM -Duffy Consultancy 


., T?^- 

v. "ify+s 


' H i • v* 

■ *•" V'ViJ- «'» S'ii': 

•' . ■ .J'. 

Our expanding Pensions Department 
with an increasingly international outlook 
advises on all aspects of company, 
pension schemes. 

Experience in this area is useful but not 
essential as we offer sound practical 
training. The work requires good powers 
of analysis, commercial commonsense, 
toughness and an ability to get on with 

The career prospects, salary and benefits 
are excellent for very able people* 

We would like to hear from you if you 
are interested so please apply with a full 
CVto: > 

Alizoun Dickinson, 
Linklaters & Paines, 

59/67 Gresham Street, 
London EC2V 7J A. 



To £30,000 

A major London firm fa recruiting two comm er c ia l 
conveyancers: 1) Senior Assistant - candidates 
should have at toast 2 years relevant experience; 
and 2J Junior Assistant - either about to quality or 
wtth up to 1 year p4S. Applicants for both posi- 
tions can look forward to worting on a good qualty 
caseload with a highly professional team. Both po- 
sitions offer exoelent salaries, a pleasant working 
envi ronm ent and partnership prospects. 


Oh'behatf of our ctiente we are currently looking for 
a ssistants to handle a wide variety of matters in- 
ducting acqitisitions/dtopoeate, management buy- 
outs, company reorganisations, demergers and 
Joint ventures. Applicants should be either newly 
quafiftod or have up to 5 years relevant commercial 
experience. Salaries and prospects are exccritont 


Den to an unexpected increase in worfdoad, our 
efient is looking for a number of litigation assistants. 
Preferably- apftfcants should have relevant experi- 

reinsurance- or 


Our efients are looking for an assistant to handBe ati 
matters relating to trust and estate admini s t ra tion, 
including taxation aspects of same Legal execu- 
tives or trust accountants considered. 

For further dsfatis on these and other vacancies in 
London and the Provinces please contact 

Claire Wiseman 


2nd Floor 

31 Sout ha mp to n Row 
London WC1B5HJ 

Daytime telep h o ne number 831 2288 
Evenings and Weekends 740 0289 

Blyth Dutton 


CUMl'A solicitors 

gaf assr ~ 

company an w of j^ted and unlisted corporate clients 

We act for a laig® “ acouisitiona, management buy-outs, corpo- 
sngaged in areas of City related work. 

ate finance salaries and prospects available to the right 

[•here are excellent 

ican ,, sooiy to: Reference CNO - 

^ should ^ YTH DUTT0Nj 

fl/Q Lincolns Inn Fields 

London WC2A 3DW 
Talanlioiiei 01-242 8399 


Appfications are invited from Barristers, 
Solicitors, or .persons qualified in accor- 
dance with .The Justices’ Clerks' 
(quafifleation of assistants) rules 1979 for 
the post of court clerks 

The salary is in accordance with the Joint 
Negotiating Committee for magistrates* 
courts staff- court dark and principal ad- 
ministrative grade Points 1-12 ie- £8,664 - 
£12,792 “-F £693“ tendon weighting ac- 
cording to age. and experience. 

Applications .giving particulars of age, 
qualifications and experience, together 
with the names of two referees should 
arrive at the address below not later than 
10th October. 1986. 

The Court House, 

Gnat Eastern Rtf FF. HAINSB0R0UGH Esq. 
Stratford E15 1B& Cterk to the Committee 





Grade POF/G 

£14,391 - £16,759 p.a. inclusive 

Someone with an inexhaustible supply of energy, 
knowriedge and wisdom is required to tike on a sub- 
stantial workload arising mainly in the Social Service 
field. Sucb a person is likely to have been admitted for 
at least three years arid be able to demonstrate experi- 
ence in juvemte, family and social welfare matters. As 
well as the giving of advice, attendance at court, case 
conferences, committees and tribiaiaJs will be required. 



Grade P0D/E 

£12,690 - £14,391 p.a. inclusive 

Excellent opportunities, to gain experience await the 
two people chosen to join. Bexley's Legal Service. As 
successful people they mil be able to indulge them- 
selves in dealing with the range of Services provided 
by an outer London Borough. It is taken for granted 
they will possess the necessary legal skills and be able 
to express themselves with clarity. Stating salary will 
depend upon abifity and experience. Applications wel- 
come from those who have newly qualified. 

The above justs offer the benefits of a generous 
relocation- paejeage m approved cases, flexible working 
hours and a siftsidised stiff restaruanL 

Further delate and application forms available from 
Personnel Section, Room 320, Civic Offices, Broa dway. 
Bexieyheath. Kent, 0A6 7LB. Telephone 01-303 7777 
ExL 2011. 


Gtosmg date 13th October 1986. 



Energetic. Kgh-c&I&re sofidtor with up to 2 years 

POE lor mixedbag of Btigation of high quality. Excel- 
tort: prospects with this expanding smalknedun 
size Central London practice. 


Top-drawer City practice is on the took out tor an 
impressive soHcftor with around one year's POE. 
The workload is a oombmation of dementing com- 
mercial property matters and high-value re si den tia l 



Rec8ntiy«jua!lfied solidior with good experience in 
Articles, or Probate. Trusts and Tax, sought by a 
small-medium size Wist End practice with Wgh qual- 
ity workload. Solicitors with good Anns outside 
London are welcome to apply. 


Staff specialists to the legal profession worWwrtte 
95 Altfwycn, tendon WC2B 4JF. Tel: 01-242 1281 
(wsaptwiie attar office hours) 





Our organisation is involved' client 'consulting 
and recruitment and additionally owns and runs 
a variety of computing and technology opera- 
tions including New Zealand's largest public 
videotex network. 

We are seeking applications from individuals 
with the desire to enjoy a high quality of life in 
New Zealand coupled with excellent career 

Our need is for. 

Senior Systems or Business Analysts 
Coosolttnts . 

Senior Systems. Programmers (IBM) 

Senior 1 Appfications Programmers - 

Interviews will be held at the New Zealand High 
Commission, Haymarket, London between 29 
October - 7th November. 

Applicants should in the first instance provide 
full details of their career backgrounds and inter- 
:esi5 by submitting personal resume “by airmail 

ta ... . . v .. ... 

The- Personnel Manager, - • 1 - ‘ 

ccs t^ajvlwaxrjl 

P.O. BOX 2476, 

Wellington, New Zealand. 

Shortlisted applicants triH be notified with inter - 
view dates and times. • 



Competitive Salary 

Bass Public Limited Company, Europe's largest 
brewer, wish to appoint a first class Commercial 
Conysyancsr to ioin a small.and highly motiuaecd 
Legal Department at Burton ■ on - Trent. 

The successful candidate will ham a thorough 
knowledge of the law and practice of Conveyancing, 
Lancfiord Tarrant and an understanding of Plan n mg 
Law. He/she will be expected to deal with the 
acquisition and disposal of major commercial 
properties vrfwre transactions are often complex and 
have to be arranged against a short timetable. It is 
unlikely that anyone under the age of 30 will have 
had the necessary experience to undertake this work. 

Salary wiH be commensurate with age and experience. 
Benefits include generous life assurance, pension 
scheme, membership of BUPA, company shares, 
products allowance and comprehensive recreational 

Applications in writing enclosing full C.V. should be 
addressed to: 

Headquarters Personnel Manager, 

Baas Public Limited Comp a ny 137 High Street, . 
Burton - on - Trent Staffs. DE14 1JZ. 

Bass A 

Public Limited Company ^HMHM^Hfa. 




to asset m It* pnparaun and puMcaun of tits loose-leal (fagest cf curac 
sooal legsttm. 

The post requws a goal undestanfing of British soad legslamn «n* the 
a*tv to sunmanse comptas fcpslanon m dear languaqe Legal oaUsaacn 

Sabry: E9341-niB2B + SUES LMk» WooWmo pa. 

Wnu to lie Personnel Officer. NCV0. 26 Bettiort Sooie. London WC1B 
3HU for hstbet details, doang dale for completed amfacatKKm 8 October 

NCV0 e so ratal oopwtun®K emmover. 


Solicitors practice in Mitcham and Tadworth, 

preuveneIrs & CO 

' seek ambitious conveyancers 

01 - 646-4885 


$Olfol«r. SW London Parntt-r- 
ship prnsrwcK £itx. weuMt 
Cnmutuntt ?6iaS 

Surrey- Owe jsmvmk. Bi» 
Non-Conlpfitlow £»OK Wn- 
stx CotnHUnb 0936 25163 
UTKAItoH 50UCITm» unow 
. 3P Souin London aanuiMC nlu* 
bom prospcciy £i5K. Weart 
Consultants VU8 26163 
LrrtCATMN uuerm Norm 
Hem. Uni tor racmUy admK- 
M To El IK. WCOM* 

Consultants 0936 25103 
under dp VorWhUo- £1»‘ 
Wnm Conununi* osss 

uuwuon or Commercial- lor 
MttLindina W«r End Law firm 
L reqflwnwi for ifs hamii amin_ 
aahcrc tf ood hwK ' Dps'Ctou 
01 -403 46Jt> 

FAMILY HUCftCC sautji Coast 
it^nri inun m m \ oumj mIk»- 
lor. niUi PMI Uirnnnn 
nvprrHTK* . Pwin^niup was 
pkIv £!SK Wtv^t Cosudunu 
0955 23183 ‘ 


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nrm. ConMiHanis aus 



Lonoon/cmrc border^ Cl IK. 

CohuILhiis 0935 


Krnl/5oiil|i London horarrs 
Mamlv Onmemr Etllf. Wrs- 
ms Consullonls 0935 -?3l 83 


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COdSUlMOIS 0935 JS1H3 - 

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tt tfsitaY- sEp I'EMBER 23 1985 

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Owen White 

We are a well established and progressive fitxn of 
solicitors with 7 offices in the Home Counties and* due 
to expansion, we wish to recruit several s olidtoa i ritfa 
drive for the uodcnn6odoDtd 


Litigation — Ashford, Middlesex 

A solicitor of at least 1 years post qualification 
experience, with enthusiasm for advocacy, to specialise 
in a variety of criminal and family matters. 

Probate — Ashford, Middlesex 

A solicitor of about 2-4 years post qualification 
experience to undertake work with an emphasis on 
probate. Opportunities exist to carry out a wider tango 
of rum-contentious work. 

litigation — Feltham, Middlesex 

A solicitor of about 2-4 years post qualification 
experience to develop the criminal law .... 

department. The work will inc lude a high 
proportion of advocacy and an ability 
to undertake some matrimonial 
work would be an advantage. mf 

CrviH.jtigation— Hounskw, 
Middlesex. : 

A solicitor or tegaPeajecutive to undertake High . 
Court and Cooney Coort^nanets excluding crime and 
family. The work which is varied and demanding 
involves mainly commercial and personal injury 

W JlIMi - 

Conapany/Conimercial — ' 
Camberiey, Surrey 

This is a new appointment for a solicitor of 
partnership calibre with an e n trepr eneuri a l flair to 
undertake a wide range of commesdal/Iitigidiis 

The salary and benefits for these appointments . 
are very attractive 'and include a quality can 

Please apply with full ck quoting JH/135:- 
Jacqui Haworth, ■ 

John Hamilton Associates, 

51-53 High Street, 

^ Guildford, Surrey GUI 3DY 
\\ Telephone: (0483) 574814 

John Hamilton Associates 
.Legal Personnel & Management Consultants. 


£ 16 , 000 -£ 17,000 

Th e Law Sodety seeks an experienced solicitor' to play a frunt Hue . 
role in the new Ethics & Guidance department, which is instrumental ‘ 
in shaping key issues affecting the future of die profession. 

The successful applicant will initially be giving gw dance to the 
profession on the rules of professional conduct and should be capable 
of progressing to policy work, which includes advising the Committee 
an the formulation of those rules. 

Required abilities, gained over about 5 years in practice, include 
a keen intellect, sensitivity to the needs and aspirations of the profession, 
fl nent self-expression, particularly in writing, and the ability to tackle 
complex problems with practical common sense. 

Starting salary relative to experience can rise to £19,000 with good 
prospects of progressing to higher grade woric Additional benefits 
mdudeacontributorypenaon scheme with free Life Assurance, 7 
23 days annual holiday increasing with service, seasontidcetloaa ' 
scheme and subsidised staff luncheon room. • • 4 

Please send yourCV. showing qualifications andwoik experience 
in date order to Joyce CoDerson. Personnel & T raining Managra; 

113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A1PL. Qosing date 10th October . 


Hoggett Bowers 

Executive Search and Selection Consultants 

•BUBNCfUM. ana. gum* cusgow. uzbs unMK«ua0snfe«wGtsiu.5i<DraxD«*in«Ha* 

Legal Editor 

Tax Law 

Oxfordshire Neg. Salary, Excellent Benefits 

A superb opportunity to join a progressive and 
successful company, part of a well-known 
International Group, involved in the publication of 
cunent information relating to UJC. legislation. 
Continued rapid business expansion has generated the 
requirement for an Editor who will be chiefly 
concerned with the subject of Ihx Law. Qualified 
applicants, must have detailed knowledge and 
previous experience in the int e r p reta ti on of this area 
of legislation. Technical awareness, commercial flair 
and an aptitude for professional writing are necessary 
personal qualities. Salary level will not be a limiting 
factor for the right candidate. The excellent benefits 
pac kage i ncludes full relocation assistance to this 
attractive region. 

Male or female candidates should submit in 
confidence a comprehensive or. or telephone for 
a Personal History Fbrm to f.H. Wright. Hoggett 
Bowers pic, Albany House, Hurst Street, 
BIRMINGHAM, B5 4BD, 021-622 2961, quoting 

Ref: 36466/TT. 




Chambers and Farmers are one of the leading and longest-established 
consultancies specialising in die recnumient of bwyei s. % are now 
expanding our offices in the City and have an opening for an additional 
consultant to join our ream. Previous experience in l e ciuiuu e m would be 
an advantage Iwc h not essential. 

Absolute confidentiality is guaranteed; applicants should either ask so speak 
to Michael Chambers or write to him marking the envelope ‘Addressee Only’. 
74 Long Lane, London EDA 9£T T et 101 J 606 9371 



Administrative and 
Legal Services 


(Waning can oBMm riii n a Inal 

Hamring - a large and actim Borough - saaks 
two ndbussistic and capaUa Lawyars to jon a 
highly pt pteri o na l legal team. 

Senior Assistant 


{Up to £16,500 p.a. 

- pay award pending) . .. 

Ibis post offers an anient opportunity far an 
nperimod Soidtar who is teen to develop a 
caaar ii Local Government fan and afaratr*-. 
tion and to become immtad in a wide variety of 
fitigetion, advocacy and confiactinl matters. So- 
da Seraicos aqariana would bo m advantage. 

Assistant Solicitor 

(up to £14.700 p.a. 

- pay award pending)- :-.^: 

This post would ho aataUa for a Saiotor pref- . 
eraWy with at lot mo pit a ta tfte d 
agteanca ip develop a career, in local: 

The Legal Section of Adranstrathe and Legal 
Services is busy. My and involnd ii a wide 
tango of exatinp schemes ad projects. Presently 
the Coined is awolval in a number of dmiop- 
raents metefing an midi sports cadre, 
continong stages of a twm cantre re-dwolop- 
anatt and. ttarefore, offare a cdnnMfe vaitiy 
of work contest . 7 . . . 

The Cauid undertakes afl the tactions associ- 
ated with an Outer London 

Borough «joys a fata teal of successful d««- 
opment it a a thriving, busy cantre for industry, 
faomaass and employment yot wnara ai attnc- 
tiw am in which to in and work. 

The posts are based a Romford wfarch is abated 
on the border of London and Essex with excefient 
mad end red connaction s to London and the East 
and South Coasts. / 

Havering provides: 75% tow ards tbi 
cost of removal aspa nsw ; as till am with tin 
cost of relocation expenses in certain nsu; 
temporary h o usi ng in appropriate cases; a 36 
hour week with fuxiile working bounr; 28 days 
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By JohnFtamessy . . 

Two hnndred and -fifty 
a^iring golfers will set out 
today in. their search for the 
crock of gold But only 76 will 
survive to join 124 others fora 
tournament over six rounds at 
La Manga. Spain, in Novem- 
ber. Of them, the top SO will be 
granted the key to -Aladdin’s 
Cave, or at least tbo key lb its . 

They win have won their - 
PGA European Tour card and 
thus be able to compete 
alongside the -the' likes of 
Ballesteros. Laager. Lyle and 
Faldo for some of the rich 
pickings that the professional 
game has to offer. 

They make a motley collec- 
tion, as they set forth on the 
two neighbouring Surrey 
courses of Foxhills and 
Silvermere. There am old lags 
of the tour who have fallen off 
the meny -go-round and are 
trying to get back on, some are 
distinguished’ amateurs who 
are ready to chance their arm 
and others are assistants who 
think themselves to be des- 
tined for higher things than 
selling tee pegs. One, notably, 
is an amateur who took the 
plunge a year ago and foiled to 
survive the last two rounds at 
La Manga. As a result Craig 
Laurence, the pride of Essex a 
couple of years ago, is sitting 
this entrance ~exanr "again, ~ 
together with his friend. John 

Laurence, aged 23, won the 
English Championship three 
years ago and seemed set fora 
glittering career. He had not 
only the game but also the 
attributes for professional suc- 
cess. He is a neat, tidy, clean- 
cut young man with some- 
thing of the jaunty gait as well 
as the physique of Tony - 

If anyone would make it, so 
went popular opinion, 'Craig ~ 
Laurence would. He hasn’t. 

Craig Laurence: “If yon are good enough yon will make it” 

not yet anyway. He played for 
England in 1983, 1984 and 
I9SS, but the failure of the 
Walker Cup selectors to rec- 
ognize his qualities and pit 
him against the United States 
was a blow to his pride 
Like Hawksworth. who did 
make the Walker Cup team, 
he went to La Manga and 
returned a disappointed man. 
but disappointment turned to 
disillusionment when he 

discovered, again like 
Hawksworth, that he was 
denied an opportunity to play 
in regional PGA tournaments 
and pro-ams. This ran directly 
contrary to the information 
given to the players at La 
Manga and has led to a good 
deal of heartache and hardship 
in many quarters. He found he 
had almost nowhere to go to 
cam a living. 

Laurence, decent person 


Blueprint drawn up to do 
battle for hearts of young 

By David Hands, Rugby Correspondent 

The decline of team sports in 
stale schools, much argued of 
late, has brought a positive 
response in rugby circles. It was 
the main topic on the agenda of 
the Rugby Football Schools 
Union biennial conference in 
August and the Rugby-Football 
Union’s coaching; snb^mmitr 

visional technical admin- 
istrator. held a touch rugby 
competition at Morley during 
the summer which advanced the 
cause of team sports and in- 
cluded entrants from both rugby 
union and amateur rugby 
league. .. _ T . 

: . That approach suggests — as 

tee has just accepted the prin- the Australians have found — ' 
cipal Of a -National Schools 'that both codes of rugby can 
Week* which, given official ap- -• leant- from- each other. Indeed 

provak -would -be held - next 

Rugby Union has become 
only too aware in recent months 
of the battle that has to be fought 
for the beans and minds of the 
nations’ young. At present the 
game is inad e qua t ely staffed to 
go to war but that situation, too. 
is changing: the Scottish Rugby 
Union’s first paid youth dev- 
elopment officer. Chris Spence, 
the Stewart’s Melville full bade, 
started work in .Glasgow this 
season and the RFU win be 
considering the appointment of 
additional paid officials of their 

It is hoped in Scotland that 
Spence will be joined shortly by 
officers for other areas (though 
that may depend upon the 
success of* the first appoint- 
ment); England may bear in 
mind the words of Geoff 
Edmondson, secretary of the 
National Council for School 
Sports, at the biennial con- 
ference at Heythrop Park, who 
called for a national private 
register of coaches who would 
visit schools,** and you would 
have to pay them”. 

At that conference there was a 
certain wariness between repre- 
sentatives of schools and those 
from the dubs. The Central 
Council of Physical Recreation 
expressed the dilemma thus: 
“The CCPR shared the view 
that though the development of 
sporting talent in the local dub 
structure has been seen to 
counterbalance the decline of 
sport in schools, there are 
dangers inherent in that system 
which could be averted if experi- 
enced educationalists became 
in voWed.” 

However a RFU random 
survey of schools rugby 
Ihrougb-out 12 counties sug- 
:geste*r-a .-.depressing - lack- of- 
staffing; there were instances of 
one r,ian running five or six 
teams and apathy from younger . 
members of staff-coming from- 
the training colleges. The indus- 
trial dispute was seen by those ■ 
less thair totally committed as a 
way out of extra work and the 

S ine's indifferent public image 

s not helped. 

If the problems are many the 
answers are equally diverse. In 
the north, for instance, where 
there. is additional competition 
caused by the growing strength • 
of the British Amateur Rugby 
League Association (BARLA), 
-David Shaw; the RFU di- 

BARLA were delighted to have 
an entry from Bramley rugby 
union dub in their youth sevens 
earlier this mouth, even if 
another commitment sub- 
sequently prevented Bramley 
playing “We are not talking 
about rugby league men playing 
rugby union, or vice versa,” 
Shaw said. “We are talking 
about teams with similar train-, 
ing systems and practices getting 

justification, that boys may be 
overplayed or that dub fixtures 
may take priority over school 

However, the RFSU recom- 
mend that dubs obtain the 
permission of schools before 
selecting boys and that, in any 
case, they can make a positive 
effort to choose boys from non- . 
rugbv playing schools: ~We' 
should strive,” the RFSU 
recommendations state, *To 
present rugby as a spectator 
sport, thus attracting more 
youngsters into the game.” 

In that respect a major 
championship is always helpful 
and. with Olympic, world, and 
European events in other sports, 
one wonders whether the young 
perceive the five nations 
championship as just a teeny bit 
parochial. To put it another 

together in --friendly - way.-rugby's- first- World Gup — indubnigby. 
•< .. -ii r— — i ix- Robinson 

that he is. tends not to over- 
dramatize his plight. “This 
year has been a little, bit 
frustrating.” he says with 
remarkable restraint Much 
stronger words have been used 
elsewhere, especially when 
they now sec a player like 
Peter Baker, the flavour of the 
year, receiving sponsors* in- 
vitations week after week to 
the big tournaments through 
the string-pulling of a power- 
ful agent. 

Laurence has been able to 
play in only half a dozen 
tournaments since La Manga 
last November, all but one of 
them abroad. Winning the 
English title in I9S3 brought 
with it life membership of his 
dub, Warren, so that at least 
he is not short of practice 

He lost a potential sponsor 
when it was realized that he 
could not pby in PGA events 
but he has won the support of 
a number of private individ- 
uals, including some members 
of the Warren Club. After all 
the tribulations he has suf- 
fered he takes a generously 
philosophical view of things. 
He believes, quite simply; **lf 
you’re good enough, you're 
going to make it.” Many hope 
that he is and he will. 

Laurence plays his two 
rounds today and tomorrow at 
Silvermere in a field that 
includes - Duncan Muscroit, 
the youngest of the Yorkshire 
clan, and Richard Kaplan, the 
South African winner of the 
English stroke-play cham- 
pionship for the Brabazon 
Trophy this year. Among 
those playing at Foxhills are 
Hawksworth. David Gilford. 
Mark Davis and Dana Banke. 

The mathematical odds 
against any one player gening 
his card is about seven or eight 
to one, so Laurence's "if 
you're good enough” should 
perhaps cany the rider “and if 
you’re lucky enough. 

rely on 
past form 

By David Hands 

The Combined English Stu- 
dents. who play the Japanese at 
Oxford on October 7. have been 
forced to choose a variety of 
players no longer in full-time 
education- A match so early in 
the academic year means the 
selectors have relied on last 
: season's form and they wHI be 
hoping that players who have 
been away on tour return 

That includes those such as 
Oti, who was at Durham 
University last year but has won 
a place at Cambridge, with 
whom he has spent this month 
on tour in the Far Easu 
Others, 4ike_Stijeman. (lock). 
Combe (hooker) and Robinson 
(flanker) have left university 
and have made an initial impact 

competition.” will be a natural focal point for Koomson rm aireaoy at- 

The RFU see the counties as the young. .£* ilLf "SE2J 

being able to offer immense help Liaison between schools and “° m . “H 1, xonn Player 
in identifying young talent, dubs and an injection of time Spec tal Cup holders. Suleman 
They do not wish to compete and money, in the form of paid i • i” 1 , c^^S ance ,A^ 

with the 16 Group, 18 Group or divisional administrators and Harlequins last Saturday, after 
Colts organizations as they exist coaches, remain essential. It Playing more man bO games for 
at the moment but they would may not be the world of rugby Cambridge before winning nis 
like to run a series of courses for which traditional amateur Wu ®. ^ £**£. *^~ 
the best players in the 1 5,- ITand- administrators recognize but' if - another Lamond^ Blue, is now 
18 age ranges, as nominated by it does not happen there may ^ ^ 

their counties. Ultimately these not be much of a game to _ 7^ n ? U fi? r ^ r c 9? 1 ?, 1 . 1 ' „ . y 

Robinson has already at- 
tracted considerable attention 
from Bath, the John Player 
Special Cup holders. Stileman 
made his first appearance for 
Harlequins last Saturday, after 
playing more than 60 games for 
Cambridge before winning his 
blue last year, and Combe. 

their counties. Ultimately these 
players would be brought to- 
gether via divisional weekends 
and in a National Schools Week,' 
which would be sponsored, as 
are similar courses in the south- 
ern hemisphere. In that way the 
task of schools' representatives 
would be made easier in selec- 
tions the following season. 

The schools, not unnaturally, 
do not wish to relinquish their 
rqle to outsiders, be they from 
- national unions or local clubs. 
They also fear, with some 

administrate at all. 

• London Welsh, who were 
'crushed 69-4 by Leicester on 
Saturday, ring the changes for 
tomorrow's clash with Metro- 
politan Police at Old Deer Park. 
In the threequaners, Leleu and 
Fouhy return after injury and 
Russell and Keating are called 
up in place of Watkins and 
Morgan. The scrum half. Doug- 
las. is rested and his place goes 
io Williams, while Light comes 
in for Thomas at hooker. 


Abbot Bayne IB. mno EdwanTs. Camp ■ ■ Taylors 1 . Northwooo 48. St Mbans 4; MTO 
Nil 29: Barnard Cssse a Waodhouae- HUf 7, FeteWd B: Mtxuaon Combg 35. OB 

The students are captained by 
Edbrook of Exeter University, 
who had to be tracked down by 
the Rugbv Football Union to 
France before he could be told of 
his appointment. 

He will have as his scrumhalf. 
Roberts, who. having won blues 
at both Cambridge and Oxford, 
is now showing his talents at 

Webb (Bristol Unmarnyl: C Oti (Durtum 
Unnwistyi. _J fUsman (Oxtotl Unwstiy). 

D Norton- 
A Jotanaon 
rts i Ox tad 
University); V Ubooo (Bmiwgtiani Unvor- 

Utuversnyi. J FUsman (i 
R Rydoii (Oxtonj Unn 
WOunts (Sown Ban* 

Grove 4: Baawopd tfi-F— - --- 

12: Bishop's Stanford 34. King's. By Ch 
Brighton 36. St John's, LsatheriKad 6; 
Bristol GS 16 . MStfwkJ 20. Brtxnsgrnva 25, 
Dean Ctosa ft Cstarftam 11. Trinity, 
Croydon 34; Chsatesm House GS 22. 
Rochastar Math ft Owtenham 10. War- 
nricic 26; Chashunt 17. Richard HaUr20. 

Ctayesmora D. Weds Cathedral 20: 
CWton 16. OB 6; CuHord 9. CoUwaar 
fW5S_-5 Hz^Qcuai 10. St George'*. 
Waybridge ft Dover 9. Duka ol Tories 
RtfS 0: Eastbourne 23. Crantewfi 12u 

4; Norwich IB. Greshams ft Notdngahm 
HS 27. Wetback 0: Old Swmford HoSpHaS 
24, BaHake 14; Parmboume 46. 
Dftumsey'a ft Pates GS Chettarotam 64; 
Chosen hMI ft Penryn 0. Falmouth 4; 
Pockllngton 3. AshviSe ah Quean Btza- 
bem Hasjxtal 28. Martina ft Queen 
Elizabeth's Barnet. Httctwi ft 
Oueen's. Taunton 16. West Bucktand 6; 
Rg>on GS 3. Hanogaie GS 22; Rochester 
Math B. Chatham House 22; St 
Bartholomews. Newbury 12. Desborougri 
1& St Bees' ifl. Gtoeswiek aTst 

■University): V Ubogo (Bunwghani Umver- 
sityj. P Combe (Cambndge Dmfemtv). . . 
UutSna (Durham University), T EdbrooM 
(Exeter Umvererty, rapt). W StUeman 
(Cambridge University). S O’Leary (Cam- 
Driooe University). A Robinson (Lough- 

hAaNnwh I lrteui Hn 9ii\ 1? fthmi ll InintirriTir mf 

London). Reprtcamonta: A 

aufe 0: Eastbourne 23. Dantagh 12u EdUS’iClSwnMOl II 
SSM aPunmnjftEra enuejO^St gSsJSTza Prorrepoint ft St 
w£i» raLiSES? 1 ,* 7 i Mary's. Crosby 3. Amok! 45; StPauTs 14. 

iS&iSFSEv^S&ji: SsLzzss *»"*- aa - 

borough GS 1* Harrow 27. EpeomT* §KES£ Btadri 

HWi Wycombe RGS 33. Hampton 1ft Jftwnop 
Judo 14, Lanotey Park ft King edwanfs M « a ^ nl 

Birmingham 4576enslone ft Kjrifl Edward „&r nogt 

VL So man;* iron 12. Por tsm outh GS 2C; Skbmera 8. MaWstcme GS IS: Stanytexat 
WnahterSvVIlL {5wfflnr4ft Mng St Bede's Manchester 3; Sutton 
Edwai^Lfch^4- 0. Vataira19.l<0m(k>lagelB:Stoiw3.O6 
Nbwosub RGS I ftKros Roch8SBT4. St fi *lIS,s 1D ' 

Lawrence Ramsoate 7- Kng'a. Taunton GwWIoid RGS 15: Varulam 14. Aylesbury 

Letymcr Ltooer 12. LondorrOratory 6: Weftn^on.- Barira 22. Hafleybury_i6. 

Ctarcher'sfl; Serasoaks 10. Tonbridgefi; 
Shebbaar 32. BknnM's n 6: Sherborne 
40. Bishop Wordsworth ft SMpiake 29. 
Magdalen Con Sch Oxford 4. 

Sr Rogar Manwood 10. Bethany 7: 

borough University). R Glynn [OiloTO 
Unweracy). J Ward (Nottingham Univer- 
sity). T Marvin (Oxford UnwenatyJ. 

Durham pack 
in the 


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sp rfu 1 *: ifcsrasKs 

Canadian tour team aiming high 

By Chris Than 

Canada’s fow-tnatch tour of 
Ireland, which begins against 
Ulster tomorrow, ends the 
selection process of preparing 
the Canadian sqoad for the 1987 
World Cup/ If the phut, is 
successful - imd JLreqidres, in. 
the words of Mike Luke, the 

istnitor ^total oHumhittetit awl 
«n jmconipromisiiig atriliwi e'’ — 

tt could dunoge ihe face of 
Canadian rugby. 

Dennis Vdtch, the ^neral 
'the Canadian squad, 
i the 

The games against Ulster, 
.Young Ireland, Leinster and 
Connacht, will provide Gary 
Johnston, the coach, and his 
. fellow selectors with a final . 
. assessment of each of the play- 
. the enlarged World Cop 

An earlier touring party went 
. on a privately sponsored trip to 
to Franca last month where they . 
surprised their hosts with their ' 
competitive attitude. Under the 
' * mf Lake and Doug 
former Nar bonne 

through injury from the Ulster 
ride that meets a Canadian XV 
at Ravenhfll tomorrow evening 
(George Ace writes). Matthews 
.switches, .from the flank, with 
Duncan taking over, while Ken- 

)■ rontxidgaft Durham, who staged an invig- 
. orating challenge for honours in 

4 the northern division of the 

). Bethany 7: county championship last sea- 
!£ : son. begin rebuilding their pack 

r&DwftW when lhc >' meel tiie South Of 
6: Tiffin' io. Scotland at Langholm tomor- 
Aytesbunf row (David Hands wri ies). They 
Mertwy 'ift- lost five of last season's 

. Prior Park forwards, among them. Howe, 
nsmwrocrinift die huge lock whose removal 
r v^vsopiT from Hartlepool Rovers to Lon- 
lO.worcaster -don-ifthenefiiting-Saracens=— - 
kjn ° By6 ' Of their props. Bell has re- 

„ 1 _ tired, and Cook is injured; in the 

Qffl back row. Johnson has been 

J) -4 * badly hurl in a car accident, and 

McBain is furthering his educa- 
tion at Oxford University. The 
the Ulster West Hartlepool club provide 
nwiihii xv several of the replacements, 
aw evening including Hodder. who captains 
, Matthews the club this season, plus Short 
Honb, girti and Hacfeney. who are included 
while Ken- in the Durham threequarters. 

nedy (London Irish} replaces _ South of Scotland have cho- 

McKibbin. Morrison, the lock 
forward, has a merit injury and 
■should he fail a fitness * test, . 
Lowry (Ballymena) looks likely 
to make his Ulster debut. 

LEINSTER: (to mast the Canadians at 

sen what amounts to-a reserve 
side since many of their leading 
players will be involved on 
Scotland's behalf against Japan 
at Murrayfield on Saiurtfay. 

Soutti of Scotland): S 
; D Cooke (Mntos- 
I Dee (HanletxHi Rovers). F 
Hackney (West 

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****** s*- 

Asmussen a force to be reckoned with 

G ash Asmussen is a young 
man in the fast lano. And 
§o-gc«iw- French 
champion jockey’s four 
successes at leopardstora on Sat- 
urday, which indnded a doable for 
Vincent O'Brien and two other 
victories for different trainers, win 
have made him even more con- ‘ 
▼faced that the read he is raking to 
Bally doyle next spring does not 
represent a potential rente to 

Both Pat Eddery and Lester 
Pfegott have enjoyed their most 
prosperous eras working for the 
now 67-year-old Irish genus. The 
names of such champions as Sir 
Ivor. Nijinsky, The Minstrel, At . 
ieged, Golden Fleece and E3 Gran 
Senor are already legends in the 
history of the European turf. 

And now, with Eddery having 
severed his connection with 
BaHydoyle fa favour of a mutti- 
million pound contract with Khaled 
Abdulla, A sm usse n is to step into 
his shoes at a time when the 
fortunes of O'Brien and Rohm 
Sangster, his most influential 
owner, are at a low ebb. 

However, hitting back at the 
critics, who fear that an alliance 
with a stable that has been laid low 
with the virus for the past two 
seasons may be tem p ting prov- 
idence, the 26-year-old Sooth Da- 
kota-born rider says: “As soon as I 
came to Europe I knew I wanted to 
spend some time with Vincent 
O'Brien. He's not only one of the 
most knowledgeable trainers in tbe 
world. He's also a great horseman, 
organiser and breeder. I want to 
benefit from that knowledge before 
its put on the shelf and lost for ever 
when he retires." . . 

“Vincent had two quiet seasons, 
so he's bound to bounce back," be 
continued. “He’s got 50 of (he best 
bred horses in the world. If they are 
right. I've got classic winning 
chances. But if they're not right, 
they don't ran and I'm free to take 
other mounts with classic potential. 
I’ve done my homework." 

A fifth generation American, 
Asmnssen's whole life has been 
centred round the thoroughbred.. 
He rode his first winner on a 
quarter-horse at the age of 12. "My 
father and brother ware jockeys, 
my mother's a trainer. We con- 
dition horses for training and also 
operate a stud firm at Laredo in 

He is eagerly anticipating die 
next step fa his career. "A change 
always keeps me looking forward to 
tomorrow. Yon have to wake op in 
the morning with a lot of Afire. 1 

Following in the 

footsteps of Lester 

Piggott and Pat Eddery 
as first jockey tathe - 

great Irish trainer 

Vincent O’Brien is a 

young American jockey 
who is sure to make a 

big impact oh the 

British racing scene. 

Cash Asmussen, already 

champion rider in 

France, talks to 

Michael Seely 

aim to go fir and reach for the 

Asmussen has come a long way 
since he entered (he jungle of New 
York, at the age of I s . I already 
knew what life was abort and Iwas 
conditioned to handle it My par- 
ents wouldn't have- let me leave 
home if I hadn't had a 'moral base. 

That’s what kept me from going off 
the rails." 

Asmussen was head-hunted by 
Ifraneois Boutin and Stavros 
Niarchos from . the New York 
circuit, whore he had been leading 
apprentice and twice top jockey. 

Analysing his reasons. four years 
later, he says, “America was great, 
bat I coaid see limitations. With 
lock I was going to make it to the 
top. Bat mice yon-get- there* its- -creek at -the -race 
difficult to break through the Asmussen said, 
barrier that leads to something 
different I could see no future on 
the level I was interested in." 

Asmussen: film stair looks 

Asmnssea's lively imagination b 
fired by die narrowing of the 
world's horizons and fire ever- 
increasing, international aspect, of 
the ’ thoroughbred' industry. 
“Horseradns b beaming so inter- 
nationaL No longer da the bodies of 
water separate the competition." he 
said. . 

The jockey then waxed lyrical 
abort the two-way traffic between 
Europe and the United States, both 
in breeding and racing. “And at the 

“now it's over, sfeffiM i*JJJ 
dropped 50 percent in the past two 
years, that’s tremendoas. 

"We need to cat off the long 
branches that are dragging down 
the Straw It’s going to bettmgh. But 
those, who survive wiU be jn a 
strong position as they wiU s® 1 w 
running for' million dollars P*fff 
at the Breeders Cap and £200- 
300,000 races in Europe". 

He finds that European racing 
places much more of a chaltoageto 

horsesas well as to jockeys, the 

Steles, the -tracks are all left- 
feaisded, 90% dirt, only a mile round 
and at the most they have a two 
furlong straight Brt what could be 
more different over . here than 
LoogchamPr the Cnrragh, Phoenix 
Park and Newmarket 

When yon get a home stretqh of 
more than four furlongs and five eff 

the best horses in the worid fanning 
out. the men are going to- be 
separated from fie boys, rve also 
got a deep respect for the prepara- 
tion of classic horses over hart. It's 
such a scientific study and their 
programming is 

Leaving the leafy 
Paris boulevards 


young American's low, crouching style is typified by this Royal. 
Ascot victory on the Lester Piggotl-trained Cutting Blade 

be said. 

ground was against her when she 
was beaten by Sagace m the Arc 
and I'd like to have had another 
on her," 

Doncaster Cup was a masterpiece 
of sympathy combined with 

Rewarding spell 
with Boutin 

The jockey’s three years with one 
of France’s most powerful stables 
was highly rewarding, producing 
classic and other tig-race victories; 
on such stars as L'Eraigrant, April - 
Rea and Northern Trick. 

"I struck up a great rapport with 
the trainer and X respect Mr 
Niarchos for the chance he gave 
me. These things need mentioning. 
Most people weald have paid for 
the position I received, brt they 
paid me to ride their great horses. 
My biggest regret was that North- 
ern Trick didn't stand- trainmg. The 

He won the Cravache d'Or, the 
French jockeys' championship, last 
season and with 95 victories, 
indoding 20 pattern race winners, 
in his one and only season with 
Mahmoud Fonstok already to his 
credit is certain to capture the 
trophy for the second time. 

British racegoers have seen more 
of Asmussen in action this summer 
than hitherto. JEBs handling of 
Cutting Blade, Moon Madness and 
Last Tycoon at Royal Ascot drew 
rave notices from the critics. like 
Lester Piggott, he is a law unto 
hmuu4f. He may look slightly 
ungainly fa a finish, brt is forceful 
and effective. 

Horses certainly rm for him. 
The jockey's handKng of Petrizzo 
when die pair were disqualified 
aftefr beating Longboat . in the 

Dark and blessed with film star 
good looks, Asmusse n looks teller 
than the 5ft 6in he admits to. 
Talking abort the techniques and 
difficulties of his trade, be is well 
aware of the tough com peti tion be 
will be firing from the likes of Pat 
Eddery, Steve Carthen, Willie 
Carson, Walter Swinbrnn and 
Tony Ives next season. 

“Seasoning and experience," he 
says, “that’s what it takes to make 
good jockeys and good horses, too, 
sore and confident of themselves. 
Rare riding is all about developing 
a fed for pace and getting the 
rhythm of a race. You've got to 
know how much horse 
left to get from point A to paint 1 

He is constantly striving for 
perfection. “I hope I ride a better 
rare tomorrow than I did today. If I 
don't, I fed I'm losing something." 
• Intense and highly articulate. 

to race for the Breeden < 

It's a fantastic concept.' 

Obviously already wealthy, 
Asmussen likes to keep his finger 
on thepulse of current affairs. “I 
want to know what my friend, the 
King of Morocco hr doing tomor- 
row. If l had toridehla horses and 
go to meet him at his palace, I need 
to know whether GadaflTs mad at 
him or whether he's talking to 
Yasser Arafat. K like to know the 

He is also certain Out be is fa the 
right business. “Most of the people, 
who are major forces fa the worid 
today, love horses. Ami that’s right 
up my. alley. It's not only the sport 
of ldngs, it's the lrihfc«€ sport." 

“The worid economy is fa a 
dangerous situation. IPs tough to 
make a dollar or a pound in many 
businesses.. Brt rariBgj is basically 

Then, talking about the 
overheating of tbe bloodstock econ- 
omy, when Robert Sangster, the 
Arabs and a few others indulged in 
orgies of frantic bidding for a few 
years, sending prices soaring to 
heights,, he says. 

In November Asmnssen wfll. be 
tearing the leafy boulevard*, of 

Paris and the forests of Chantilly 
and return home to the States. In 
March be plans to move to Tip- 
perary, where the Galtee Mdtm- 
tains took down on BaUydoyle._ “I 
enjoyed my dme in France, learning 
the language and experiencing a 
new enfftrtre. ftrtl plan to return 
there most Sundays' when I shall be 
riding n lot for Issam Fares, an 
International financier, who mu 

have abort 60 horses fa training in 
the Paris and I also intend to be in 
Britain a whole lot more." 

Talking to the highly motivated 
and voluble Asmnssen presented a 
striking and amusing contrast (dan 
interview with the tedtura Lester 
Piggott, whose every word is mea- 
sured like gold dust. But Asmussen 
too is also an astute businessman, 
whose flair of eloquence and 
colourful imagery in reality gives 
nothing away. 

like most of his countrymen, he 
knows how to sell himself and how 
to hnstie. Brt when be concluded by 
saying, “Pm loving life. It treatarae 
good. And I want to do it the same 
Justice as it gives to me," he really 
means iL 

Our top riders had better watch 
oat in 1987 a*tl te ambitious Cash 
Asmnssen wQl be malting Ins 
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4.5 REFERENCE POINT (nap). 435 Whipcrackaway. 

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15 STELUTE FI LUES HANDICAP (3-Y-O: £3,619: 1m) (IB) 

102214 TRAVEL MAGIC (Mrs M Madden) B Hanbuy 92 J Raid 15 

4-11000 PRINCESS NAWAAL (USA) (Shawl AM Mano<aii)JOunlO|a 92 W Canon 2 
370 HJWHDANCE|D)(GlalgJi) G Harwood 9-6— QKartgrO 

435 LEATXERHEAD CLAIMING STAKES (3-Y-0: t1,758: 1m 6f) (14) 












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OMANIA (MN E T«rik) R Herman 82 — -- 
FAIR ATLANTA (Mrs A Rkiey) M UstMT 50, 

I 0-0002 HATUA (TeOwaod BtaoOsloCk Lid) P Msfchi 84). 
001001 HAHNIBIMiMrtMMi 

616 0032 WHPCRACKAWAY (G Reed) C Thornton 59 

SiS 0NDM BELVB.ffTO« Bohan) P Bohan 54 s ^___ 
rai) 000000 WAY ABOVE P )(H Hutton] P Bohan 8-4^ 
MM— ^MtelBOOBna C Benswad 82l 


• (Mrs M Franca) M Franca 50 (4 

C Rater (J) 10 

52 Whipcrackaway. 51 Nfttsscens. 92 Tumeric. 51 Ash Jfth Boy. 51 
151 Astral. 151 WUcten. 1+1 othsrs. 

Bath results 

Going: good to firm 

£0 (im 8yd) 1. MISS AFEX (J WMams, 
51)1 2-Trafmndous Jet[T 
(wji3. Son Of Sperlder (B 1 


50 RAN: 4 Jt-fav Mastao 
Chardornwy. 8 Spartfonl Lad 
Town Boy, 10 St James's Risk i 
Hokusan. 14 KBd Star. The Gd 

vtee. T6 Top Feather. 20 FMr Charter 
(5th). Ssrmnta. 50 Alcaba. 18 ran. MR: 
Elmcote Lad. Mr McGregor. iKL2L8hM, 
2L 3L F Yaratay at Oreitwich. Tote: D 1 JXk 
Elia £2.40, E2.4U DF: £50.00. CSP. 
£67.51- WimertMwgftt in tor USOgra. 

2-30 (51) 1. SMONG PARTNOt (B 
Thomson, 51)2, Eagle’s NastU WMams. 
151k 2. Lady's Htaaie (R Rk-T+il 
ALSO RAN: 112 lav Btazing High (Ur). 72 
Atrayu. 12 Jataikara (fithL Mawi Mel- 
ody. 14 Frivolous Lady. 20 Fbwl Play (5tti)> 
25 H2UbtooysiidagaT. White Ol Mom 
33 Fanners Gamble. Charming 
13 ran. NR: Straw Vote, Another 

Shareef (6th). 20 Krtswk* (Sth). 33 Caesar 
Imperaur, 1+ Grande Dame. 8 ran. iftl, 
a, hd. 3, 4L B HUs at Lamboum. Tote; 
£450: £1.30. £1.40. £1-70. OF: £550. 
CSF: £16.19. 

D^aSklOi, ILPWahwnetLamboum. 
Tote: £2.70: £1.10. Elio. 


£240. CSF: £&91 . Winner was sold to Mr 
Ohm Holmes lor 1700 gne. 

Tacihon Lady. hd. Ml. 2L II, 2KL W Hern 
at Write tetoyJTote: £3 00; £1.ia £220. 
£3-10 DP £25.30. CSF: £44.10. 

4J30 (Sf 167 yd) 1. TACHYOH PARK (R 
Guest 51): 2. Gersterin (A Clark, 25-1);3. 

3-15 (1m 21) 1. BILLET (T WSams. 11- 
9; 2, Al ZwMMnid (S Catimen. 54 fav): 3. 


Rutter. 51 tat 4. 


I Fox. 151). ALSO I 


4 Amegrtno. 13-2 Mrs Seuw C3hV8 She 
Knows It AI. 10 BRy wSStoM IBh). 12 
tester Much. 14 Oubtnaire, Miranda 

juKa. 16 Ceiestel Dnve, Hardy Chance, 
tejhtans. 20 Ardent Pwmer. Dancing 

Sarah. 25 Ada, 50 Kings Rtoa. Oreoon 
“ ' " "-L 1 »£ hd. W. 2 Hl P Arthur 


at Asian TlncM. Tote: £11.40: £2TO. 
£520. £1.40. £2.70. DF: £16T.6a CSft 
£207.80. Triesst: £704*4. 

Ptacapot E164J0 

I Zwnunud (S Cau 

Matody (Prit Eddery. 52). ALSO 
RAIL 4 dean Steps (SttiL 112 Chance 
Remark (KtbL 25 Karefca &tfiJ. 66 Tudor 
Bob. 7 ran. i *L KL KL 10L H Candy at 
Written. Tats: ET0.40: £220. £1.60. DF: 
EITSTcSF: £17.85. 

3.46(7^ 1.CALUtOGUE(R Cochrane. 7- 
2); 2. MM Tte (G OtiffMd. 51h 3. Shade 
01Ptee(TwSamft.7-4f8v). ALSO RAN:8 
Trrtan Princess (5th). 9 Coral HbII MWii 14 
MWaiinn Man. 18 No Concern. Saira*. 
20 Du mpBot w Boy, Cartoon. Sunset: 

FontweD Park 

Going: good to firm 

24) (2m 2f hdto) 1. Under The Stars (R 
GoUsWn. 7-4 tak Z Hotvnttut (5-2); 3, 


t Owmg (151L 8 ran. NR: 

Nktey. ;sf. 3L j FTMaHtews. Tone £3jx£ 
£L40. £1.10,. £1.70. OF: E3J1Q. CSft 

j JihV 5 


33. Bangkok Boy. Amber Espana (fth). 
Stei^£Ttess Atwea. 15 ran. 2L 21SL Z. 

- 2M(3<n2ni0tdch) 1. Oif 
Hobbs, JS frii^ Z yrapien^JIO^^ 3, 

tak Z 


6 ran. O, dnL P 
£1J0.- £3.10. DP. 


IAS (lm) 1. THREE TAILS (G DutMd. 
9*2); 2, Known Line (VVNownea, 11-4 fev): 
3, Peart Bay (R HOb, 151). ALSO RAN: 4 

2W. %l R 
£4.00; £110. 
CSP: £35.66. 

£1.10. OR £23 SO. 

4.15 (71) 1, IMPERIAL WAY <R His. 5 
. Mad Mn (T WUams. 54 ta): 3. No 

10 (1m 2f 50yd} 1. FARM CLUB (B 
Thomson. 7-1): 2Trt Of Ctay (G Btoter, 
51); 3. Staa House (N Adams, 151). 
ALSb RAN: 52 fav DetTwing, 92 Jaaziel 
(4th). 152 Rusty Law (atiL 10 Piiwgh. 
11 WaM, 14 Isom Dvt, 16 Je> wasfl (toi). 
25 The UpStert. Mezlera. 12 ran. NR: Rm 
Oonsittant 41. a, 1KL J Toler at 
NewnarfefiL To ta £&60t £3.00. £260. 
£5.40. OF: £34.1 CL CSF: SS9M. TriCBSt 

Fetal Charrn. 9 Rock Of Ages. 11 Eftgys 

(4th^12 Aro gaBShtefl Srar 

j SMhuttt, 33 Making 
History (3diL 50 La Carabine, Oh VUggy, 

OteiMMe. wa votes. Water Of Lore. 
WooaboiYy. f - 

my. 16 ran. m: Lascivious tome 
KL 4L 2»f. 1 »L SL J Dunlop at ARitdeC 

TOW 6720: £2.60. £1.10.' £6.75 Oft 

I Max fT \MUains. 54 1 
Ut (G Outfield. 5-2). ALSO RAN: 92 Swift 
Purchase. 10 Prince SwitOoot Johns 
Baby. 14 Madame Laffitte. 20 Lady 
W eatatta. Main Brand (4tM. Sixty Min- 
ites^Scraggs Plus Twa 25 Knocks! 

(5th). Power Of Low. 33 Saboteur I 

SaBys Won. 15 ran. nk. 3L nil. 561. 2vsL J 
SutoMte at ^som. Tote: £2530: EUO. 
£2.70. £1JC-W:26430. CSF: £29 6R 

Castle Talxit 
Hobbs. Taw . 

£8.70. CSft £523. 

4): 2, Snarl Reply (5-4 lev): 3. Remaawer 
Wyn (12-l)i 4 ran. NR: Sakr. 2KI. 4L » 
Henderson. Tow £2-00. DF: El JO. CSft 

320(2m«hdte)1. . 

52); a Rufcha [1511 ta); 3, San 
£5-1). 6 ran. Ml: Care Wood. SosUoe BgL 
31 4L F Gray. Tow; SOD; £1.70, £1.70. 
Oft £330. CSft £&S8, 

. EuratMcBbyZ-l ta.8 

cn-Hews. Tote £490: 

-£180.-070. £1-60- Dft £2420. CSft 

£127-30. Cff : E16.1C 

Jjf£ $ Bydj 4,«m jerjA McGtote. 

2,15 flm 
-tev Uarn 

__ .. ..Menidto Star® Thomson. 51 fc3. 
Someone Else (B Rouse. 2-1 tavL ALSO 
RAN: 112 Muhtar (6th), 8 Sartrade (Sth). 
Lutanarte. S Rankstraet M Connaraaa 
Dawn, 25 Jesta Smith. Mandalay Prince 
(4th), FoBy Gale. Countess Brea. 
Sagoelan. 13 ran. 21. sh hd. 1HL 1KL 2LR 
Hannon at Marlborough. Tote: £34.70; 
£5 40. £2.00. 0.60. OF: £133AL CSft 
063.79. Tricast £52754 

2. Solar dead 051k 

0, 7-1). ALSO RAN: &2 

it-tev Ltem (5th). 8 N aw addar. 9 Sin 
tending (tet). IGMaRn Fleet, 2S BureSng 
Bed, Abjad. court Appeal. Simnss 
Attack. Gem Mart 10th). Sirdar GM. 
Biedsoa. Sotomon Lao (0. Turn 'Em Back 
Jack. Apnt Fox (f). Lady Lamb. Z e el a ndi a . 
19 ran. 2V4L 1VS. 41 2t. 2W. W Hssdngs- 
Bass at Ne w ma rte L Tote £250; El/lO. 
£540. £250. Dft £5420. CSF: £3729. 

first as 

45 flm 4fl 1. GAY APPEAL (M Hfits, 
It 2.Sotad(A Murray- WLlkoityS 

Ahead, 10 Curiga. Dafions, 

mast (4thL 14 SmxxTs Fantasy, 20 
Pawn, 33 Nteitice. Rdaytk. Ms Friteiere. 
14 run. MR:. Green Archer. 3. 2fcl, txj, 41, 

4J30 (2m 6> hdl8} 1 J HnpanUU IWMib. 

bd. CRNoisan at Upper Lambourri.Tota: 

.030. £3.00. DFfwtaieror 

£14L90:£3L90.3 . 

second with anyxkher horse): £l .60. CSF: 
06372. Tncsat O270B3 

4D (im 5( 12yd) 1, high kmowl 
T homson. 7-2t 2. Northern 

HDUM.4-1); .. 

ASO RAN: 52 ta Sea 


Vah(C Rutter. 7-; 
Power (4th). 12 

24S (11> 21) 1. HOT TWIST (PeM 
Eddery. 15-6 tat Z GieenWs GU (S 
Caothat. 54k 3. Ryuto* (3 WTVfwortfi. 7- 
- ALSO RAN: 8 vKal Sap. 11 Satan 

£2.60. DF: £39.00- CSF: £49 JO. 

J Mann. 5 

J Jone*. 

TOM: £240: 0-10. 043 OJO. Oft 
£440. CSft £834 Pteeepot£22J0. 

RAN: 13-8 ta 

14 Show Dance 

Airanmora Grt 

»®h). High 
(Bn). 8 ran. 

.. 20 Constant 

Mna, 50 Boretown, Hytak 
Pet,' tan Dance. Lady ArtfuL Lady 
WMkwm, MarikoGoid. 14 ran. NR: Giw. 

• Roaring Riva. the mount of 
Michael wigham, ran a gaflant 
fifth, in the £17,971 Prix de 
Seine-et-Oise at Maisons- 
Laffiue yesterday.. 


14. fid NONADwaBi HariggiTJ-r: 

Going: fimi 

Draw: 5f-6f low numbers best 

15 0004 ROYAL TR0U8AD0R (OSA) (■) B HU* 57 — . R Htea 3 
+7 -lawte* . 13-8 Royal Ttaubadour, 151 taMduarieL 
351 Narad Boxer. 

(2-Y-O Colts: £2,794: 71) (16 runners) 














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0-002 STARW000CTV*ta453 M — ; 

-9 804 ELEGANT GUEST WCYGonnah 3-512. 


1H Candy 56^ 

H0H n UNN £n i2 


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17 8MM MGIffOMS8rMtfiMttfl»459^ — Procter 

18 4B2 4U9TCMBBDAUHbn4Vtt- 

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20 080 THACKERS JEWEL- J (tantap M 

21 3232 NO 8TOFPMGR Hannan 358- 

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1 13 

24 0033 HB) NBV>M Janric50_ 



31 0 TORRES VEOHAS (USA) M Stoute^C VRtaHwJ 

33 00 UP7HEIA00ERABlNey50 F Mw— > M 18 

15-8 Torres Vartas, 11-4 Rutter. 52 Noble Mtoetat, 

22 2410 WQHE8T NOTE (0) Q Btam 3-56. 
25 2430 RUN FOR YOUR 

iM N tawaeto 


-AMcOtaw a 


[ (H) G Lewis 3-8-2 M L Trioisaa 4 

226 3003 JUBILEE JAMHREE A Httl .57-11 G Crater 13 

5-2 Highest Note, 10530 No Stoppim-52 Just Candid. 
51 ft? Your VMta, 51 Starwood, 10-1 BegmtGMto. . 

7-1 Battrton. 151 Red Hero, l+T Up Tbe Ladder. 

Leicester selections 

By Mandarin' • - - i : - * 

2.15 Noble MinstreL 2^5 Leading Role. 3.15 
Royal Troubador. 3.45 Elegant- Guest. 4.15 
Playtex. 4.45 General Meilland. 

By Our Newmarket Correspondent 
2.15 Torres Vedras. 2.45 Princess Pelham. 3.15 
Jazetas. 3 J5 Elegant Guest 4.15 Stanbo. 4.45 
Quiet Hero: 

By Michael Seely 

2.15 TORRES VEDRAS (nap). 2.45 Ragtime' 
Solo. • 

4.15 APOLLO HANDICAP (E301& 8f) (23) 1 

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7 -080 0UR.1 , 

8- -480 PLAYTEX ( 

9 2400 
14 4100 CONCERT I 

1 554. 
1 3-54 „ 

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18 0000 VAfGUANTOJI 
20 0040 PAWLEY'S GhL (09 RHoURshriad +511 

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23 0130 HOPBRILIUn 
27 1000 RNE HAWK (D) I 

a 0402 STANBO DDta 557. — ; 

32 2000 OUAUTAHQNQ(D>K S tone 356 
34 0004 DELAWARE RtyB' jO) B MHMMi 

36 0440 FENTON (Dl D Ctiapman 

37 0090 BURNING ARROW KBrtk 

MMcCout+511 WRSwMmT 
~ D Lute 4510. J WUtam 12 
Jones 557 

DJi— lias (7)14 
G DMIWd 23 
_ M Shell 17 
.H Adam 22 

... r GCtater2l 

Bridflteter 453_^_ M W^an 9 



(2-Y-O: SIJ0M: 1m) (19) 

1 000 8TBAMIffEPCaETFiirtiurat57. ' ' Hllte? 

39 2220 MUSK REVEW M Tomptans 3-53 AtladtayE' 

-40 3834 HBUrrS ISNTURE (USA) (D) 

2 1040 LEADWG ROLE (Bft HHoys 56 MW^iteM 

42,0830 38 BAMDOTO Rex Cteter 451 



A Fraud If 
B Creamy 19 

43 0030 MONSTWaidgj-SpBartnBM-r. — _™ J Loire tj 
IWTHM GML (DLKBnsny 350 SWNeeMh4 


6 12®2 CHEHHYWOOO SAM H (TNeB 9-3 SWMtWUthf 

8 sm Fumo SaanLYDH Jonas 51. DJWMam (7118 
11 4C m MUSIC OGUGHT K hrara 9-0 AJhorite G) 9- 

13 0000 COROFH LASS (8) C Tnder 513 — MBbtalS 

14 0004 RAGHME SOLO PMaidn 513 GBnterO 

51 Sttnbo: 51 Pteywx.-7-l Comet item. Henry's Vteiture. 
51 Remlta. Royaia Boy, 151 Pine Hawk, Dataware Rnrte 


15 04Q0 AyGmonEGTAR (BF) E Writer 512. W Hawnes 18 

16 0000 F0RTYNBeiQnDArtiuthna(5l2 Pata Eddery 1 

17 4000 SOHAm TAYLOR HD LasSe 512 — — J WUtam 2 

22 0003 PUU-Ua B Preace 510 , N Howe 11 

23 3000 FWLUX 0E8KM R HoNnsbead 59 SPtetarM 

24 0300 'AKROT1RJ BAY J HOC 58-1 NAdMtelS 

27 4400 MUSICAL CHORUS 0£g Slum B«_: MMnteerS 

20 0040 RELAMPEGOflUK Rory 58^1 : Cl 


(Z-Y-0 Cote: £2,606: 7t) (14) 

21 20 ASHWAPCotaO-O Q 

22 ASS1A.TAN H TTKW»on Jon*f 94) A Mahay 7 

— ... WRyanB 





Piggott 501 

212 FORUWS FOLLY J SotcSfts OuH 

213 08 QEHH4 AL MERJLAMD L PtBOOtt 94) BCresataylO 

216 JB3&K0CS Out MASTER 

3p 0040 WflNCESS PELHAM 8QNCNtaghaa54 PetEddwy 12 
31 0000 HSS BOLERO D Chapmao 54, A Prate 4 

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32 4800 SANTO PMNCraSMFrtherdtorKGadkqr 52 

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51 Princess Feftim. +1 Ragtime Solo, 51 Ffytog SOanfly. 

51 Leadtog Rota. 51 PteucL 5TRatampego. 

218 . 0 HUNTMG COUNTRY A Stewart 90 - 

225 08 PRADB-MRyanM. 

226 03 auEYMEROLCu 

228 ; . ROCHE'S J Spaertag 94 

Fata Eddery 4 


3.15 WREN EBF SHAKES (2-Y-O: £3^01: 1m) (4) 

3 4040 JAZETASa»NCaRaghan52 

7 0200 BUVDUAuST MJata 513 



20 WHJJESWRIGHTONCUE G Hufler 50 — Q Carter 3 

7-4 Beccadstt. 5-2 General Merita*. 8-1 Writes- 
wrigMoncus, 51 Outat Hero, 151 ASsuitan. 151 Green's Old 
Master. 1+1 others. 




Going: firin -■ 

(10 runners) ' . 

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3- 2-22 GOWAN HOUSE 



Sn«h 8-12-3.. 

(BFJ W A Stephenson 7-1??* 
B Swi ft Frr Wi 

-5 -TI3- TUMBLE JM 8R(BF)T Cuntanahaqi 7-105^- CAM 
B 052 BOteUY (D) RlSajrirafcf 12-150- — i — ffpiimoedy 

1340 ld MDWH l(C-0) Ron Thompson 1 0-12-6 JayteThnatean 

20/4 SKEETBKre B Tamoia51 1-4- RFtawy 

om SPAHXLHI SOPBlB m) P P rtdv wJ 9-1 0-1(7— N Fritett 


6 0824 SPARXLB1 

7 053 WaWHllAMJ 

- ; 1541 GDwm Houses 52 RMre Edge. 52 ESafe. 
51 Tumbla An. 

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9 40» LE BARON I 

10 0230 GRAHG88LL (D) Mbs G Rear 11-1 
""wrASte iW5i 


12 B3FI CHI DE GRACE J Jeflerscn 11-151 
14 580 ARHAB R Champion 5150 

CasM5155 Dl 

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Sedgefield selections 


11-4 wea WUtam, 7-2 Kindred. +1 Spartdar Superb, 51 La 
Baron Rouge. 51 Amab, 12-1 others. 

By Mandarin 
2.0 Kindred. 2J0 ShagayJc. 3.0 Half Shaft 1.30 
Shhistar Bnyabox. 4.0 Rivers Edge. 4.30 f— 
tree. 5.0 La Rose Grise. 


(£1,634: Zm4f) (7) 



2.-823 FHJXSTOWE LAD (QJ Johnson 7-11-7. R Dnowoedy 
6 035 mOBWTffllCHIJraEr 

? Stack 511-3 

143U1 8 W B WI miqi nqH chsnutai 1M18 - 

2 .04+ KOHDOMGCaSSrt 511-2 

3 345 SUEVE FBJ84 W A Btepheneon 5TI-2 — 

4 0F8 DORNVAJLLEY LAD P PntahertJ6-T1-0___i-- R 

7 135 
9 035 
10 280 

— co rent 

11 F83 I8RPUR Mrs G Rmetay 4-104 P* 

12 -012 MMA1UREINSS(BF)WAStaphenan+151 


51 Mirwture Mtari. 11-4 FWWowri Lad. 51 Sbagayto. 
11-2 Mreur, 7-1 Frosty Touch. 1+1 others. 


(£1,648:.2m)(6) . ' _ 

7 052 BOOT CLOUDY PUddls 51511 

5i £2* 5«teg; asawit 

5J) STA1NDR0P NOVKX HURDLE (£707. 2r^(1 6) 

2 0F5 AVan ON SOP PORT J Wride 511-2 * — 

- 3 532 BLACK RIVER M H Easterby 51 18 L Wver 

S 543 CHANBB) POISON J Wade 5-11*„ 

9. RUG DANCER J Helens S-TT-2. 

1 113 1 MARUON (DJUfcsS Hal 511-11, 

2 205 IIULiJEB© 



453 1MMB»SjM0ferire 

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8 812 RHQUOGEOqjPl 

TBarran 511-10- 01 

(D) W. A Staptaroon 5na^ 

SB*) 5158 — SI 

IS 2223 FORTUNE non R H*rtop+1l8, 

12 005 POU3H KNMHT A Brown +118— 

13 ROSES SON M WutelM 4418- 

14 354 SSIQR RAMOS nfflF) Ren 

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« 805 swen-y BUSWSSfl WNtekta +ri8 ,r?ni, ‘ D - n(7} 


-74 Tromeros. TtXMO^^ora. +1 HaM Shaft. 51 Dart: 

17 005 CAP THAT JH Trimer 51511 


COUNT SPaybs 5151 U - 

CNOSSETT E Cam +159, 

3m 600yd) (6) 

1 500 SWRLSTAR BUYASOX (C-D) J Wrids 1511-10 — 

2 123- JBUBY CHtoSfq S Payne 511-8 fTa*)— NrH Bmen 

3 811 POLLY’S PAL (C-O) S Paynri 5118 (7ex) — B Storey 

4 383 HAZY GLBN T Bamee 5ii8— N DoqMy 
7 3P5 JEIHABTS HERE (C-D) G Rertson 151511 _ — 

5 - 3 P 0 QgMARCa-(u 5 )foNBycmft 5 l 54 SirBiataedl 
D ,WHm Oen, 58 MlYri PM, +1 Jtamy , Cfilps. 
5i ShrtBtw^uyahox, 51 Owl NtaKta, 151 JeBnrts-ltera. 


19 pp*p cnesraiA . 

20 3 LAROSCGRBE Jimray fiBgerakl+lM H Diner 

21 > MA1HO 0 lee +1M — 37T: G Hatagrr 

22 04- MOUNT EPHRAW □ Harrnan +1 08. 

23 3 SKBINESfWKMCrioactn+159. 

52(8 RD» Oise. 51 Btack rarer. 52 Ssnor Ramos. 51 

» RncWf, 5i Changed Person. 12-1 Parish KrdghL-' - 

Fortune l 

• Brent Thomson was in craddng form at Bath 
-yesterday. He rode three. 'winners, Siiigmg 
Banner, trained by Marie Smyly. FoBomed by 
-Farm Oub.fbr Jambs Toller and High Knowl-for 
BanyHflfa. ; . 7 ^ " 



to open 

By Mandarin 
UsiveaVs Dorking Stake at 
Sandown Pa^ was wlore Guy 
brilliant co!i ,Dsik- 
ISbSvc made hts winning 

racecourse debut 
On that occasion the eoniest 


wmt to Henr> 

Faraway pan«rr. who 
to finish fourth tn theDnto « 
Epsom, where, of course. Bant* 
Brave finished second to 

^ThcnSrocrs in today's raM 
may also be stars of the future, 
though, on thisoccawon the race 
has not been divided. 

Guy Harwood relies upon the 
unraced VieUotto. a 
Groom colt- who a 

3310,000 yearling purcna« 
Henry Cecil will be represented 
by Reference Point, a striking . 
Mill Reef colu who runwith 
promise on this course where he 
finished third to PortHctenfc. 

Before Reference Powt mate 
his racecourse debut he had 


S ined many admirers. At honrt 
had been working ve"' 

P weB, W 
year's . 

and was the subject ol 
shrewd bets for next 
Derby. , _ 

At Sandown he was made a 
strong fevourite, and despite 
foiling to get his head in front he 
ran a encouraging race, running 
on well in the closing stages 
Today he wilt be a lot straignter, 
and appeals as the best bet of the 
afternoon. . . ' 

Ben Hanbuov the Ncwmadt« 

trainer, has a 'good record WOI 
fillies, notably Midway .Lady, 
who did him proud by winning 
the 1,000 Guineas and the Oaks, 
TYtewl Magic, his runner in 
tbe Stellite Fillies Handicap. wiO 
never be in- the classic league, > 
but has-been steadily improving » 
throughout the season. Recently 
she finished fourth to Asteroid 
Field in the Sceptre Stakes at 
Doncaster, but with nothing of 
that calibre m the field today she 
can pick up the winning thread 
Toby Balding, the FyneM 
handler, has his string in crack- 
ing form, and he can continue 
his winning ways with Run fry ih 
the E B F Heather Maiden 

Olore Malle is well handi- 
capped in the Willow Nursery 
with 8st 31b. He ran creditably in 
superior company last time out 
on this course. The Camden 
Town colt can be another 
winner for the trainer Richard * .. 
Hannon, a former drummer, 
with the pop group the TrogS. 

Chris . Thornton*. th«e 
Middleham trainer, sends 
Whipcrucfcmway from Yorkshire 
for the Leatherhead Claiming 
Stakes. The gelding is still a 
maiden, but looks to have found 
the right opportunity to score. 

At Leicester Olivier Douieb 
may have tbe answer to the E B 
F Kcgworth Maiden Slakes with 
NaMe MinstreL The Minstrel 
coll shaped well on Jiis debut, at 
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Saturday wh«i second to Fores 
Flower at Newbury. 

Starkey on 

By Mkhad Seely 

An ironic twist worthy of a 
Dick Francis novel, was added 

to tbe unending saga of the Pat 

Eddery, Grevute Starkey and 
Dancing Brave drama yesterday 
when Michael Stoute said That 
he bad' asked Britain's 46-year- 
old senior jockey to stand by to 
take -the mount - on either 
Shahrastani or Shardari -'at 
Longchamp if Yves Saint-Mar- 
tin - is required - to ' partner 4 
. Darank the Aga ' Khan's ' tiund • 
possible runner in the Priz de 
fArc de Triomphe on October 

"Obviously we will have to 
wait for -a decision abotii 
Darara.” said tbe season’s lead- 
ing trainer. “But if things work 
out that way, I would very much 
like Greville to ride whichever 
horse. Walter Swinburu 
discards.” 1! 

Speaking from Aiglemdui, 8 
spokesman for 'Europe’s racist 
poBwerful owner-breeder- gates-" - 
additional oonfirination: - “Siyr 
. understanding is that SaiiO- 
Manin will nde Darara ir she 
runs,” she said. “The 250,000 
francs (£25,000) late entry stage 
15 at mid-day on September 30. 

Alain Royer- Dupre will give the 
ilfop shortly before 10 see 

fiUy agal. 

how she is after her win In the 
Prix Vermeille." 

Before Swinbum's arrival at 
Beech Hurst in 1981. Starkey 
had been associated- with Stoute 
.m many of his big-race tri- 
umphs, as the Barbadian-bom 
trainer took his relentless steps 
up the fodder of fame: 

Indeed, it was Starkey’s sheer 
strength and determination that 
forced Fair Salima's- head past 
Freddie Head and Dancing 
Maid in foe Oaks in )978 to give 
Stoute his first clastic victory. * 

Ladbroke's latest betting is as 
follows: 2-1 Bering, 5-2 Dancing 
BrW (from 3-1), ; 
Shahrastani and Shardarv • 

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* iave hard 
to make 

By Peter Ball 

Thc latest twist in cricket's 
longest-running snap open, the 
doings of Geoffrey Boycott and 
die Yorkshire cricket folk; will 
be an veiled tonight when the 
Yorkshire committee meet to 
consider their cricket sub- 
committee's recommendations 
r \ on contracts for next season. 
Even seasoned Heading- 
Keyologists are hedging their 
bets as to whether the final 
chapter Is being written. . 

Boycott is not the only name 
whose fatnre is believed to be at 
risk, but whatever the outcome, 
the saga is unlikely to supplant 
the newer one in the West 
Coon try in the ratings, even If a 
night of long knives is coujnred 

Whatever decisions are made, 
there is anKkely tn be any 
repetition of the internecine 
strife of three years ago, a 
measure of bow successftilly a 
counter-revolution engineered 
by Viscount Moon (garret and 
t , confirmed at last spring's ammal 
* ' general meeting has taken hold. 

But if Yorkshire for ooce are 
in the smug position of watching 
Somerset corner their nsnal 
market in fratricide — even 
should they decide to bite tire 
ballet and release Boycott, it 
would be unlikely to produce 
more than a squall of discontent 
— the cricket committee chair- 
man Brian Close and his col- 
leagues have some hard 
decisions to make. Their recom- 
mendations will be the first 
indication of their blueprint for 
. restoring Yorkshire to its lead- 

i mg position among the counties 

■ after a decade in the wilderness. 

. As well as the position of 

• Boycott David Bairstow. whose 
wicketkeeping has f al len away 
as he has battled solidly on 
through injuries which com- 
pounded the pressures of cap- 
taincy, his vice-captain, Phil 
Carrick. Graham Stevenson and 
Arnold Sidebotton have all had 
their detractors advocating that 
this is the time for a dean sweep 
of die old gaard. All are likely to 
occupy the committee's thoughts 
this afternoon, bat the suspicion 
is Ha*, alter a summe r of 
reasonable harmony they win 
take a low key approach. 

Whether that will extend to 
Boycott is inevitably the centre 
, of speculation, and the fete of 

* the others may be bonod op in 
the committee's decision on 
what to do with their most 
accomplished opening batsman, 
since Sir Len Hutton. It is also 
inextricably bound op with the 
captaincy, which is not expected 
to be decided this evening. 

Disatisfactkm with Babstow's 
leadership has increased this 
season, and it is not only 
Boycott's dwindling band of 
supporters who see their hero as 
a short-term solution. Prac- 
tically, be undoubtedly pos- 
sesses (be best brain m the dnh, 
and with Close now in a position 
to keep a firm hand on die reins, 
the idea of him batting down the 
order and captaining the side 
has some appeal. 

Boycott rejected that sugges- 
tion when it was first mooted by 
Close in 1 985 . But soundings 
' taken of a possible move to 
Nottinghamshire were un- 
favourable, and be has let it be 
known that this time he wenld be 
[ interested. 

It does however beg rather 
more questions than it answers. 
■His retention on anything other 
Hub a matcMo-maicb contract 
will almost certainly cause sev- 
eral of the young players to seek 
assurances about their future 
. before they re-sign, while Nefl 

Hartley, his most likely succes- 
sor, con Id not be certain of his 
own place in the team if Boycott 
! batting in the middle order. 

My own suspicion is that 
. Yorkshire will offer him i nstead 
' a mafeb-to- match contract. In 
itself that would be a small 
revointioo, for no capped player 
has been offered such terms 

It has. however, a great appeal 
of avoiding even the minor upset 
inherent in dispensing with his 
services — if be rejected those 
terms, as seems likely, it would 
be hn own decision — white st 
Ibe same time it would provide 
cover should Moxou and Met- 
calfe receive Test calls next 
'summer. If he does accept, it 
would also necessitate his 
resignation from the committee 
ns would any more permanent 

The same solution could even 
be offered to SfdeboCtom. whose 
v .run of henries has made his 
prospects uncertain. The de- 
rision (o allow Rhodes to leave in 
1985. however, means there is 
no apparent alternative to 
Bairstow as wicketkeeper and 
both be and Carrick are likely to 
be offered a further one year. 
That would leave only Stevenson 
and possibly the young all- 
rounder, Pickles, and the off- 
spinner, Swallow on the oufsMe. 
A night of the long knives is not 
in prospect. 


McEnroe back 
to shatter the 
peace with all 
his old verve 

From Richard Evans, Los Angeles 

delights McEnroe laid on for 
bis clientele in tbe semi-final 
against Brad Gilbert served 
merely as an appetiser for the 
succulent main course he pro- 
duced against Ecfoerg. 

Considering his stale of 
mip d at the start of the week 
when a mood of depression 
bordering on despair hung 
over him, McEnroe brought 
his talents back to the boil 
with nwiaring speed. By the 
end the motivation he had 
been searching for re-emerged 
arm-in-arm with his burgeon- 
ing form. The 'very act. of 
playing well became a moti- 
vator in itself 
Unfortunately McEnroe's 
chances of qualifying for the 
in New Yi 

John McEnroe's stunningly 
decisive 6-2, 6-3 victory over 

Stefan Edberg in the final of 

the Volvo tournament here on 
Sunday night has changed the 
complexion of men's tennis, 
fit winning his first Nabisco 
Grand Prix title in ten 
months, McEnroe has thrust 
himselfback into the forefront 
of the game, re-injecting the 
sport with a measure of excite- 
ment and controversy that has 
been missing for most of file 

Many of McEnroe's critics 
will have welcomed the air of 
civility that had descended on 
the circuit during his eight 
month sabatical but file fact 
remains that no one — not 
even Boris Becker — creates as 
much interest amongst the 
media and the public. As 
record crowd figures at the 
UCLA tennis centre proved, 
McEnroe remains a promo- 
ter's dream. 

Even Edberg, a beaten final- 
ist here for the second 
successive year, was ’ suf- 
ficiently open-minded to wel- 
come McEnroe's return to 
form — perhaps as he joined 
Anders Jarryd in the doubles 
final to beat McEnroe and 
Peter Fleming 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 
after the top seeds saved 
match points from 6-3 down 
in the final set tie-break. 

“I think he's good for the 
game because he's such a great 
player and creates so much 
excitement”, said the young 
Swede. “I find some of the 
things fte does on court very 
annoying, but you just come 
to expect it after a while.” 

For the purists who can 
block out the unappealing side 
of McEnroe's personality and 
concentrate solely on his skill, 
his return to form offers the 
spectator the chance to be led 
from the hamburger stall back 
to the gourmet kitchen. 

The feast of sumptuous 


fork in 

December are virtually ex- 
tinct. He is 35th on the Grand 
Prix points board and would 
seed to win at least five more 
tournaments in nine weeks to 
make the top eight 

"Playing at Madison Square 
Garden is always special for 
me but it looks as if I have left 
it too late.” he said, “Ironi- 
cally I have much less chance 
now because they have done 
exactly what 1 had been ad- 
vocating — changing the dale 
from January to December 
and cutting the field from 16 
to eight That makes much 
more sense, but it doesn't help 
me this year. 

-Barring miracles H is prob- 
ably too late for him to 
achieve anything truly signify 
cant in 1986, but should he 
Jddc off tbe next campaign 
with a victory in the Austra- 
lian Open in January who 
knows what 1987 might bring? 
After his success in Los An- 
geles the possibilities suddenly 
seem limitless, providing be 
can keep the flame of am- 
bition alive. 

RESULTS; Rate J McBvoa (US) bt S 


and PTtartng (US), 36, 7-S, 7-6. 

Back in the swing; McEnroe takes his first victory of 1986 


Conway’s progress review 

The St Ivel International at 
Richmond, from today until 
Thursday, wifi provide a valu- 
able yardstick with which' to 
gauge the progress of Joanne 
Conway, aged 15, tbe bolder of 
the British championship and a 
glowing prospect 
Miss Conway’s rival and 
predecessor of last season, Su- 
san Jackson, has now turned 
professional, bill two skaters 
from across the Atlantic offer 
such formidable competition 
that it would be .unreasonable to 
expect Miss Conway to finish - 
higher than third. They are 
Eli z a beth Manley, the Canadian 
champion, who was fifth last 
season in the world champion- 
ships, and Jill Trenary, yet 
another gifted skater from the 

By John Henaessy 

United States. Miss Trenary, 
like Miss Conway, is trained m 
Colorado by Carlo and Christa 

The British champion, alas, 
seems to have lost her timing in 
free-skating recently and the 
Fassis are not too optimistic 
about her prospects. This is 
deeply disappointing, for it was 
at this event last year that Miss 
Conway first showed- her poten- 
tial at international level and 
posed a serious, c h allenge to 
Miss Jackson. A few weeks later. 
Miss Conway scaled even 
greater heights and took over 
tbe British title. . 

A setback followed in the 
European championships, 
where Miss Jackson finished 

seventh and Miss Conway 1 lth. 
That led foe selectors to send 
Miss Jackson, rather than their 
national champion, to foe world 
championships; a* wasted 
opportunity, as it turned out, for 
Miss Jackson withdrew from foe 
competition through illness and 
has subsequently left foe scene. 

There is no need for dismay, 
however, for Miss Conway is so 
early in her career and Septem- 
ber so early in the season. 
Furthermore, her compulsory 
figures ara outstanding, - and if 
she can .safely negotiate the 
perils of foe short programme 
tonight, and particularly the 
■combination jump, her spirits 
may be high enough to sustain 
her in tomorrow's long 


Pavelich causes a stir 

By Norman de Mesquite 

Ice Hockey authorities the 
world over have been put to the 
test these past few days. Follow- 
ing complaints by New York 
Rangers, the president of the 
National Hockey League con- 
tacted the International Ice 
Hockey Federation in Vienna 
who, in turn, called foe British 
Ice Hockey Association. The 
reason was tbe appearance, in a 
Dundee Rockets sweater, of 
Mark Pavelich, who walked out 
on the Rangers last March 
following a difference of opinion 
with bis coach. 

Pavelich claims be is under no 
contractual obligation to foe 
Rangers. The NHL club thinks 
otherwise, and Dundee were 
informed on Friday that Pave- 
lich must not play for them. 
Despite that, he scored four 
goafs and two assists in a 9-1 win 
at Glasgow on Saturday. Fred 
Meredith, president of the 
BIHA flew to Dundee to ensure 
that be did not play on Sunday 
and. without him. the Rockets 
went down to fife Flyers, who 
completed their fourth Norwich 
Union Gup win in as many 

Durham Wasps continue to 
lead the England North division 

with three wins out of three, but 
their success over Whitley War- 
riors was a strange affair. They 
held a two-man advantage for 
eight and a half minutes early in 
the second period, but foiled to 
score until they themselves were 
short; and then did so twice. 

Tbe England South division is 
wide open, although if Notting- 
ham Furthers continue to ’ 
below their best away 
home, they could be foe first 
side to be knocked out of 

•r* 17, Sunderland CW» B; Rfe Ryor* 7, 
MurrayMd Racers 4; Glasgow Eagles 1, 
DundM Rockets 9; Tetord T 
NottMham Partners 7; Dundee ... . 

4. Rfo Flyers 10; Lee VUtey Lions 7, 

So ex* Swans 9; ktanyMo Bacon 8, 

Ayr Bruins 5; Pstertwough Pirates 9, 
Cfcwetsnd BorrOere 6. S&esthem Rod- 
skins 10. TaUord Tiger* S: WWtay 
Wanton 6. Durham Wasps 10. 

vtakw Swindon WWeats 14. Richmond 

ftjora 3; Atotnchom Aces 10. Gtesgow 

Eagles 5; Medway Bean 13, Oxford Ory 
Stars 6. 

Chester resigns 

Dick Chester is to leave 
Sheffield Wednesday after three 
years as secretary, but will cany 
on until a replacement is 


Partners join 
forces for 
success story 

The McCarthy and Stone 
national mixed pairs champion- 
ship is a lusty infant (Gorton 
Allan writes). There were so 
many entries for the inaugural 
event in 1985 that a limit of 
2,048 pairs was set for this year. 
For 1987 that ceiling has been 
raised to 4,000. - 
As recently as the early 1970s 
mixed pairs competitions at any 
level were scarce . in Britain. 
Now foe English Bowling 
Association and foe English 
Women's Bowling Association 
are co-operating harmoniously 
in one of foe most successful 
events in tire calendar. 

Although -the policy is to 
move tbe venue around the 
country, tire Bedford Borough 
dub, where tire final stages were 
played on Sunday, may be used 
again next year. The totalities 
are excellent, but foe green, 
which was re] aid five years ago, 
is patchy. The players* diffi- 
culties with it were dear in tbe 
final, ■which was won by John 
McConnell and his mother-in- 
law June Measures, of Henlow 
Park, Bedfordshire; who beat 
Michael Trimble and his wife 
Patsy, of Malmesbury, 24-19. 



By Sydney Frisian 

A 1-0 defeat and a 3-2 rictotr 
in Spam over the weekend left 
England with a few worries with 
less than a fortnight to go before 
the World Gap tournament 
starts in London on October 4. 

Tire mam problem lies fa 
defence, where Faulkner has 
played only four fateraational 
matches as aa i tprrimtatil 
right back became tire regdarm 
that position, the versatile 
Dathk, has aa ankle injury 
which wjB keep him oat of the 
World Cup. 

Bollaad, the youngest member 
of tire squad, has been kept on 
the beach for bv matches 
against West Germany and 
Spain. There are a few training 
games to come, two against 
Canada at Bisham Abbey next 
weekend end onr against 
Australia at Picketts Lock an 
September 30, and BoDand may 
come in at some stage of these 
matches at right back. Bat an 
injury woald nice England to 
bring him on during tire World 
Cup when he has not been given 
tire necessary experience. 

There could be a further 
difficulty in the attack if CUft 
does not rao m su fficiently 
from a groin injury. Kerfy, 
however, is pitying better t han 
ever at centre fin ward. 

Bank to back 
European Cap 

The All-England Women’s 
Hockey Association have an- 
nounced that tire National West- 
minster Bank have agreed to 
sponsor tbe European Oq> to be 
held at Picketts Lode, ItadoD, 
early next September (Joyce 
Whitehead writes). 

As part of tire bank’s commu- 
nity support programme, they 
are to provide £*,000 for tire 
event which is to be staged on 
tire new Soperturf pitch. Twelve 
European nations will take put 
wwIimKiH England, Tfu» Ntftwv 
lam** and West Germany, the 
gold and silver medal winners 
respectively at the 1984 Olym- 
pic Games in Los Angeles. 

POOLS FORECAST bv Paul Newman 

Sturtoy aepfW j if 27 

. X Ca mu ry » Wxttord 
1 Liverpool v A Van 
1 Luton * MancfmstorC 

1 Norwich vNewraste 
INottnFv Arsenal 

1 (Mora v Charlton 

1 0PR v Lacaatar 
X Sheffield w v Wan Ham 
X Tottenham v Etonon 

X WimoMon v Soon 

Not aa cotsw rac Msn- 

-ehvstor unn«d v Chehes 


second DnnsnN 

X Bkitangham V tenritti 
1 C Palace v floating 

1 Grimsby * Barnsley 

1 Leeds » Ho* 

X MM* v Btacktem 

t Xpj gKWh vs RfiaMU 


1 Shfawsourv v Bradford 

1 Sundartana v State 
XWBAv Derby 

X Boumante v Bnstol C 

X ftlatoi R v Blackpool 

t Carlisle vMansMd 

1 ChoatBrtd v Notts Co 

lOateigton* C heat e r 

2 Doncaster ¥ Ycr* 

1 GMngtiam w Brentford 
X Port vafe v Wains 
1 Samdon v Rotherham 

Not on coup o ns : Bury v 
Newport: Fulham v 
MteWterough Wigan v 
Bolton (Fnday). 

1 Aldershot vTrwnwe 
1 BunMyvHaMm 
1 Camp U V Lincoln 
1 Cato# v Hereford 
1 Cdcheswr v Paterooro 
1 0rient v Harfepoal 

1 Preston v Torquay 

X Wrexham v Exeter 

Not on coupons: Crewa* 

Swansea: Nu nmu npton v 

Waves; Southend « Roch- 

dale (Fnday): Stockport V 
Scumhoree (Fndav). 


TREBLE CHANCE (home teams): Cov- 
entry. Shett«U Wednesday. Wimbledon. 
Bitmnanam. UflwalL Plymouth. Bourne- 
inoutft. Bnstol Rovers. Khartum, Dag- 
enham, Dundee. Duifennhns. 

BEST DRAWS: Coventry. Brfmfngham. 

Crystal Palace. Gmtsfiy. POHsnteuth. 

2 Boston U v Enflekl 

X Dagenham v Bath 

1 Frrodey v Nuneaton 

1 Mamatone v iMtnre haro 

2 Weaksnone v Telford 

1 Weymouth v Runcom 

X Dundee v Hearts 

2 FMotk v GoMc 

2 Hibernian v D un de e U 

1 Motnerwel « Ctydebnk 

1 Rangers v Aberdeen 
1 & Mrran v Hemian 
1 Dumbarton vE Fife 
1 Forfar v Morton 

1 Uwnoexvaydo 

2 Montrose vQ of SB) 

1 Pirocfc v Brecttn 

TABOftvAyr . 

2 ArMtth v MeadOwMc 

Not on co u pons: Bentncfc 

v Moa: East StMng v 
Rath: St Joh ns tons « 

Queen's Parle Sorting v 

Sannotuenw. Swnreor 

v Cowdenbeath. 

Bumiey. Cambridge Unmo. 

GiOnqham. Bumiey. Cambridge UnMO. 
Colchester. Preston. Motherwell. 

uSSrs^o*. Enfetd. Celtic. Dundee 

United. MeadOwbwtfv „ 

FIXED OOC& Home*: Liverpool. BurrWiy . 
Cambndge United, Cotefwsar. Pretext 
AMnrKTsrk. Game, tedw I lnteL 
Drew*: PlyTPWft Bamrenoilfc ftaxtae. 


7.30 unless stated 


ods Chahenge ( 
round, first fog 

ravA&Prtemlnary round replays: Port 

of Brtwui v BrtstDi Manor Farm: Rushden 
v Covent ry Sporting: West W diiam v 



Arsenal v Huddersfield. 

Bamstay v Tottenham. 

Bradford Cv Newc as tle — 

Bristol C v Sheffield Utd (7.45). 

C am bridge Uhl v Wimbledon (7.45) 

Chariton v Lincoln (7.45)...,,., 

Coventry v Rotherham — 

Kutiv Grimsby 

Liverpool vFuBism. , 

Middlesbrough v Birmingh am 

Ofcfftam v Leeds. 

Preston v West Ham. 

OPR v Btacfcbum — 

Scunthorpe v 
Sheffield Wv 
Shrewsbury v Stoke (IASI . 
Southampton v Swindon. 

Southend v Manchester C (7.45)— 
Swansea v Leicester 

Watford v Rochdale (7.45). 

York V Chrises 

SKffl. CUR Saref-Bnte Mothemel v 
CeAe let Hampden Perk). 




Port V*e 17.01 

Q*y (7.0); 

MULTIPART LEAGUE: Barrow v South- 

part Gein teotoutft v South Liverpool; 

WMojjjSSSpfe. LEA QUB^ eco nd I J- 
rte*on eouitE FWdcwteJ Hetei v Msrtow; 
Metrapalan Police v Gamberiey: Egham 
v Petarsfiekl 


Fkd note Basingstoke » BtanMnj red 

HBngdon: B ro nagr ow v S tartndgO: 
BiiOmoham v Laanwgton; Coventry 
Sportvw V Mta Ote Rovara; CmHey v. 
HMvim: Dwriort v irflh end Behedere: 
Dover v Folkestone fuhte v SM 
FCreat&eennoverafr WWeytaag^ er 
vMenhyrMocrQmen vBSresrv; Reddttch 

* HataaowenL HuW » v Ayrestwy: 
Sheppoy v Chetham; Thenar v Careen- 
bury; Trowbridge v Po rch eat er; 
WWrtootee * J 5 f 7 *jJ«hntiril v 

Bridgnorth; Woodturd v Cambridge City. 


LEAGUE: Ret dMeons SWybridge Cattic 

LEAGUE; NFA Sew (Haaer) Cup; 
Oeeborpugh v Rreteley. 


BreMree v Lowestoft: Gorieston v Great 

Yarmouth: Huvdch and Pl to tton v 

v Hotore WUton v SolteR Towi Rangers. 

capital leagues Wycombe Wendwers 
v Orient {7 JQ. 


TOUR MATCH: EdWxagh v Japan (a 


CCmWALLOIteftat rowKt FtenoaOi r 

CLUB MATCHES: B lre Mwath » Guy's 

Hospital ftjotHawclc V Gostarth; Kagh* 

ley v RAF (S.13); Waterloo v VWtastowT 



. _ N8L 

second dviNon (men): CGS.CridMMer r 
LambsSi Topcats. ■ 

CROQUET: South at England chempfan- 

GOLF; PGA Stfuol qusMng toamemem 

(at Fortes s and Sarerneret Mxnerr's 

Hampshire Roae (at Norih Hena CSC. 

ReetL Women's northern championship 

(a Bohan Old Links GCX F ora ntatan 
schools championrtiips (at D N am are 
Forest and Newbatfle). 

WE SKATING: St teal Inter na tfat ia l (at 
R ic h mon d). 


nary rounds (at Redwood Lodge. BrtaMV 

SPEEDWAYS Nreenat League: fAon 
Keynes v Rye House Poole Open. 
SURRNte World amateur teampionsHps 
far Newquay). 

YACHTING: Johmd* Wgher Wddd Speed 
Record Week [at Portland). . 


Mansell driving towards 
his great ambition 

During the next few da ys 
Nigel Mansell will be aiming to 
exercise his golf dubs as 
his post-Portugal therapy «ter- 
his victory in Estoril on Sunday, ■ 
which was brilliant tboireh sap- 
ping of nervous energy- To take 
□ait in tbe Open championship 
one day is his second greatest 
ambition* and as his ha ndicap 

etigEs ever doser to par it seems 
a not unreasonable hope. _ .. 

In foe meantime, his prime 
aim. of course, is to comjdrte 
the unfinifoed teuonfeK .ot 

Hfnriiioft the 1986 drivers 
world champimtriiip, souiefomg 

which he would dearly love, to 

do m the rarefied airof Mc^co 
Gty in three weeks time rather 
t han have to bear the tension 
«nH uncertainty aO the way to 
tbe final round in Adelaide a 
fortnight later. . , _ 

He now has just two nvals for 
foe crown — Nelson Piquet and 
Alain Prost - and cmly Piquet 
has the luxury of bang able to 
count every point be cams in the 
remaining two ra ces. Nme 

ints are awarded fbr a win. roc 

r second place, four for third, 

three for fourth, two for fifth 
and one for . sixth. But the 
championship is decided by the 
1 1 best performances from 16 


By John Blunsdea 

races, and Mansell — like Prost 
— has scored 1 1 -times already. 
Mansell's two. lowest scores to 
date are two and three points, so ' 
a win in Mexico wit] add only 
seven points to his present score 
of 7a 

This, however, will be sufj 
fidentto make him undisputed 
champion. Proa must subtract 
one point (his lowest score) 

■ from anything he earns from, 
each of foe remaining races. 

With Piquet able to. count 
nine points for_a wxn^ m AO- 
daide. but Prost onTy eight, it 
will be seen from the table 
below that Mansell can sen 
leave Mexico as the new cham- 
pion if he finishes only soond 

there, provided neither Piquet 
nor Prost wins foe race, while 
third place in Mexico will be 
sufficient, provided Piquet and 
Prost both finish behind him. In 
foe event of a tie, preference is 
siven to the driver with the most 
ftret. places, then foe most 
seconds, and so on. 

for all three drivers, and in' 
pa rticular their teams of en- 
gineers, the high altitude of 
Mexico City poses specialprob- 
lems, notably that of containing 

turbo tempera lures, in the thin 
air. Amongst foe established 
grand pnx circuits, only 
Kyalamu in South Africa, offers 
a similar challenge, and as foe 
teams have not raced there since 
■ April 1984 (since when turbo 
development has continued 
apace) there is no recent form to 
draw upon. 

However, with so much at 
stake, an up-to-date test session 
either there or at some other 
high altitude venue (not nec- 
essarily a race circuit) could 
prove invaluable, not that it 
would provide all foe answers. 

The main problem with Mex- 
ico City is that the track has not 
been used for grand prix racing 

since 1970 and it has recently 

undergone major reconstruc- 
tion. To all intents and pur- 
poses, therefore, it is a new 
circuit and. as with the 
Hungaroring — where the first 
. Hungarian Grand Prix took 
place last month — precisely 
what is required to be compet- 
itive there will not be revealed 
until the track is opened for 
official practice and qualifying. 
By then, foe thinness of foe air 
may well turn out to be the least 
of everybody’s problems. 














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Officials in upset over fees 

No start to any basketball 
season would be complete with- 
out its share of controversy. The 
start of die current Carisberg 
Tiatinp ai league n» m Pf'gn at foe~ 
weekend was no different with 
foe o fficiate this time providing 
foe main talking point at Reg 

Vardy Sunderland. 

Conn Gerrard, England’s 
leading lefet ee, and Steve Field, 
tbe umpire, remised to come out 
for tbe second half of tbe match 
against Hesel Hempstead 
Royals until they had been given 
their fees and expenses in cash.. 
They bad received cheques be- 
fore the game but it was not 
until Jim Qegboni, the Sunder- 
land rhafrnym, - had “paid 
Gerrard, field and the match 
commissioner, Paul Lawrence, 
their £2 1 match fees in cash that 
foe second half got under way 10 
minutes late. 

The offici ate refused to com- 
ment on their actions hot 
Sunderland, who have com- 
plained to tbe English Basket 
Ball Association, are furious. 
Dave Ekferidn, the club’s coach, 
sajd^Lawrence was waving the 
rule book at ns and saying they 
must be paid in cash, but rule 
S-l on page 59 dearly states than 
‘where possible the fees should 

By Nicholas Harlmg 

be paid in cash.’ This was not 
possible on this particular night 
because we have a ne w ad- 
mission system at foe Crowtree 
Leisure Centre, whereby no cash - 
can be advanced from gate 
receipts on the night.*’ 

Unfortunately for Sunder- 
land. there was no consolation 
for them on court as Heme! 
Hempstead, who had suc- 
cumbed limply at Bracknell in 
midweek, won 110-98. The 
main di ffer ence was foal 
Sunderland were without the 
injured American. Jim Bran- 
don, while Heme! included Har- 
vey Knuckles. . - another- 
American who has just returned, 
to them from Belgium. Knuck- 
les, his compatriot, Steve Hale, 
who has just joined the dub, and 
Steve Keenan, Hemd’s new 
player/coach, were all 

Down on the south coast, the 
financially-stricken Solent 
Stars, showed four heart by 
tran s f orming a 47-44 halftime 
deficit into .victory by 119-100 
; over newly-promoted Derby. 
Solent have a new player/bosch 
in Paul Philp, who seems to 
have acquired an interesting 
.new American in the 6ft 7in 

Deora Marsh. He scored only 
nine points in foe first haft but 
ail -loose afterwards io finish 
with 43-**Like many Americans 
he just seemed out to impress," 
said Philp. “so at halftime 1 
said to him, don't impress; just 
play. And he did.** 

In the other game. Kingston, 
despite being without Martin 
Clarice whose reinstatement as 
an amateur with FI BA had not 
come through in time, crushed 
HomeS pare Bolton 109-66, with 
Kenny Scon, a new signing, 
helping himself to 16 points. 
Clarke's clearance in' tithe to 
play- at OUderdale tomorrow, is 
bad news for the newly-pro- 
moted Yorkshire dub. 

Sharp Manchester United, 
who have yet to start foe 
domestic season, have two 
doubts for tonight's European 
Cup match against Sporting 
Lisbon at Stretford. Jeff Jones, 
who has a groin strain, and 
Robbie Peers, who twisted an 
ankle in Sunday’s 88-80 friendly 
defeat against Murray Inter- 
national Metals Edinburgh, may 
both miss foe preliminary 
round, first leg tie. Jason 
Fogarty, who broke his jaw two 
weeks ago. is definitely out 


Buccaneer Wonsley walks tall 

New York (AP) - Nathan 
Wonsley was considered too 
small for the National Foofoall 
League when the league was 
conducting its college draft. On 
Sunday, be proved to be the big 
man in Tampa Bay’s attack as 
tbe Bucc a n e ers won their first 
game of the season, defeating 
tbe Detroit Lions 24-20. 

Wonsley has two brothers in 
foe NFL; George; with . the 
Indianapolis Colts, and Otis, 
with the Washington Redskins. 
All three are runmog-backs. 
When ■ James 'WBder, tbe 

Buccaneers' regular running- 
back, was unable to play because 
of a bruised chest. Wonsley was 
ready. He rushed 18 times for 
138 yards, including touchdown 
runs of 22 and 55 yards, against 
the Lions. 

The victory was the 
Buccaneers' first away success 
since beating Minnesota on 
November 6,1983, and ended a 
19-game losing run. The Bucca- 
neers scored 14 points in- the 
second quarter and ren in the 
third while foe Lions scored 14 
in foe fourth quarter. Wonsley’s 

22-yard run 14 seconds into the 
second quarter gave foe Bucca- 
neers a 7-0 lead and his 55jyard 
run after ten minutes of the 
third quarter put them 24-6 

Ax Irving. Texas, quarterback 
Dave Archer drove the Atlanta 
Falcons 79 yards to the Dallas 
Cowboys’ one-yard line where 
Mick Luckhursi kicked an 18- 
yard field goal with 20 seconds 
left for a 37-35 victory. On 
Thursday, foe Cincinnati Ben- 
defeated the Cleveland 


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Driving ambition of the Chinese 



From David Miller, Seoul 

Chinese are winni ng 
niroais at the Asian Games 
faster than you can say ‘Seri- 
ons reappraisal of attitudes to 
western culture’, but at die end 
of the fortnight Clmn Jia- 
who is 19 and from 
Canton, will not be aiwm o 
them. In the first round of the 
golf he hit 92 which left him 
43rd out of 44 competitors. 

Sukanidi Si man, of 
Indonesia, the leader, hit a 
par-72 at the impressive Han. 
>ang Country dub. Chen’s 
score, however, was something 
about which he could be 
pleased, and even more so 
when he went round in 87 
yesterday on the second day. 
His colleague, Zheng Hong- 
Tao. could be even more 
satisfied with 87 plus 85. 

The first golfers of the 
People's Republic were 
competing In their first tour- 
nament after starting the game 
only 18 months ago. This is 
not to say they wfll not be 
winning at St' Andrews or 
Palm Beach in a few years’ 
time at their present rate of 
progress, but for the moment 
golf in the world's most popu- 
lated country is making a 
cautious start. They have 17 

Four of them have been sent 
to Seoul on a venture heavily 
dependent on sponsorship. 
The Chinese are modernising 
in all directions. Half the cost 
is being borne by the national 
sports council and half by the 
Chung-Sang Hot Springs 
country club in Canton, where 
they are employed as mainte- 
nance workers on the course in 
the morning. In the afternoons 
they practise their swing: a 
happy, relationship between 
socialist foil employment and 
private enterprise. 

There are as yet only four 
golf courses m China, three in 
Canton and one in Beijing. 
Chung-Sang has owners from 
Hong Kong, the other three all 
from Japan. The explorers 
here in Seoul get the chance to 
study technique by caddying. 

It was, it has to be said, not 
an engaging first day for 
beginners, with wind and rain 

gnstinganpredictaMy through 
the pine-covered slopes 
around the hilly course. “They 
are not used to such 
conditions,” said Peter Tang, 
their coach, who is the pro- 
fessional at Chung Sang. With 
some resignation towards the 
elements, be retired to the dnb 
lounge in mid-afternoon to 
await the outcome. It amid 
have been worse: between 
them they managed to par 21 
holes and had only one eight 
and nine sevens. It would be a 
better second day. 

"Until five months ago, they 
had no clnbs or balls mid had 

to borrow from me," Tang 
says. “Then we were fortunate, 
and were provided with spon- 
sored equipment by a US 
manufacturer.” They say you 
have to speculate to accu- 
mulate: shook! golf take oft in 
China, some promotions man- 
ager definitely made a smart 

Farther sponsorship in 
dothing and footwear, and 
including the first day’s nec- 
essary’ umbrellas, came from 
Japan. Tang, who is from 
Hong Kong, won the PGA tide 
there in 1979 and played that 
year in the World Cap in 
Hawaii. He is enthusiastic 
about his job. 

“Golf in China can only 
move one way," he says. That 
may be somewhat resound- 
ingly obvious, bathe does have 
an unaccountable depth of 
potential materia]. Of his 17 
pupils, nine are girls, bat than 
is no women's event here at the 
Games. He likes teaching 
because it gets him oat of the 
clubhouse in Canton. Besides, 
it will look good on his 
curriculum vitae: Taught Golf 
To China. 

He has a certain oriental 
philosophy. He tried playing 
once in Scotland, in die 
qualifying before an Open at 
Muirfteld: but not again. “Too 
cold," be says. "Don't like 
Scotland. There, you have four 
seasons in one day." And off 
he went in search of his pupils. 
He knows golf in the People's 
Republic will get better. With 
or without him. 

York lie in wait as ChelseW 
play down their problems\ 

Chelsea, their confidence no 
doubt severely bruised by the 6- 
2 pummelling on Saturday ar 
the hands ofiSogingluun Forest, 
Brian Clough’s precocious 
championship contenders, were 
smiling bravely yesterday 
through the pain. John Hollins, 
the manager, refuses to bear any 
alarm bells sounding after' just 
one win in six games. “Crisis?” 
he said. “There was supposed to 
be a crisis here last weekend and 
we won 3-1 at Tottenham. We 
took two steps forward then, 

now we have taken three steps 


Hollins, who took his Chelsea 
team away from the scene of the 
devastation yesterday afternoon 
for their Li tile woods Cup sec- 
ond round, first leg tie at York 
tonight, would not discuss the 
reasons for Chelsea's capitula- 
tion. preferring, like his more 
successful counterpart at Liver- 
pool, to keep postmortems 
strictly a private affair. He was 
delaying his team selection but 
hopes to have Spademan, Mur- 

By Clive White 

phy and Wood back after injury. 

Hollins could have chosen a 
less vigorous place to convalesce 
than the intimidating arena of 
Bootham Crescent, where York 
City, lying second in the third 
division, have beaten allcomers 
this season. York's Cup exploits 
are legendary, dating from the 
late thirties when in 'one Cup 
run as a third division side they 
beat clubs from all four di- 
visions with a team costing £50, 
to the last two seasons in which 
they reached the FA Cup fifth 
round only to lose, after a replay 
on each occasion, to Liverpool. 
Hollins may have reason to be 
grateful that this competition is 

They are not the only first 
division side in danger tonight 
of incurring a' first-leg deficit lu 
the seeded draw, which gives 
potential piranhas the chance to 
take a bite at all the bigger fish. 
Manchester City, without a 
manager after the departure of 
Billy McNeill yesterday, could 
be m deep water ai Southend: 

Leicester City, the only firsr t 
division side to go out at this •. 
stage Iasi season, go west to . 
Swansea, the fourth division 
leaders; and Wimbledon are 
asked to assume, rather unnatu- 
rally. the guise of- favourites at 


Wimbledon, who were elected 
to the League seven years after 
Cambridge, have not met the 
fourth division -side since their 
Southern League days. John 
Fashanu. who started his career 
at Cambridge but never played 
for the first team, has been 
dropped. Dave Bassett, the 
manager, said: “He hasn't done 
as much training as I would like. 
He's not sharp enough and one 
goal in seven games is not good 
enough- He's under pressure but 
he’s not the only one. I’ve 
dropped Hodges, too. We've got 
to score more goals.” Gordon, a 
summer signing from Swindon, 
plays his first game in place of 
Fash arm. and Fair-weather re- 
places the Welsh international. 

Barcelona coup for Sounessin 
Jennings tribute 

Sinking feeling: Nn Jinjiang watches the path of his putt at Hangyang 

Korea’s illustrious Son receives his prize after 50 years 

From David Miller 
Justice and honour are 
worth Hairing for, even if it 
rakes 50 years: always provid- 
ing. of course, that you survive 
a world war and live that long. 
Son Ki-Chung, a small smil- 
ing. nut-brown South Korean 
of 74. was yesterday a 
contented man. 

The Guinness Book of 
Olympic Records makes no 
mention of him. for fie is 
disguised there as Son Ki-Tei, 

winner of the marathon in the 
1936 Olympic Games in Ber- 
lin, with the alleged national- 
ity of Japan. Yesterday, at the 
private residence of the West 
German ambassador here, be 
finally caught up with a piece 
of history which he had been 

In 1936 a right-wing Athens 
newspaper - whose owner was 
assassinated two years ago — 
had sent to the Berlin Olympic 
Committee a soldier's helmet 

dated 600 BC, and intended as 
a prize for the most prestigious 
athletics event, the marathon. 
The IOC of course, permits 
no prize other than its medal, 
and the helmet was never 
presented, residing in a 

During the war the museum 
was bombed: an American 
soldier, rather than a Russian 
as it happened, found it and it 
was returned to . the West 
Germans, once more residing 

in a museum. When the Ko- 
rean Olympic Committee was 
founded in 1947, after libera- 
tion from Japanese coloniza- 
tion, they applied to the 
Germans on Son's behalf for 
the helmet, which today is said 
to be worth £50,000. T&© West 
German Olympic committee 
finally agreed to hand it over, 
and a presentation was made 
to Son at the recent grand prix 
athletics meeting in Berlin 
which marked die 50th 

anniversay of the Games. The 
ceremony was re-enacted yes- 
terday for the benefit of the 
Korean people. 

-Son said yesterday that be 
felt the honour more for his 
country than for hims elf: that 
looking back on the Games in 
Berlin, he could never have 
believed his little country 
would one day build such a 
stadium as the (me at which he 
marvelled then and where he 
won his medal-. 

By George Ace 

Barcelona, the kingpins of 
Spanish football, are to play a 
Pat Jennings All-Star Xt at 
Windsor Pare on December 3. 

The venture, under the auspices 
ofCo-operarion North, with the 
TSB as the major sponsor, has 
been undertaken as. a tribute to 
Jennings for his contribution to 
British football in general and to 
the game in Northern Ireland in 

Ou tlining p lans at a Press 
conference, Mir T. P. Brand, the 
chairman of Co-operation 
North — a non-political, non- 
denominationa] organization 
committed to breaking down 
barriers of misunderstanding 
and mistrust in Ireland — said it 
was die biggest project under- 
taken by the organization. He 
o paid tribute to the outstand- 
ing contribution made by Jen- 
nings over a period of 22 years. 

“We are delighted to be identi- 
fied with the one man who. 
more than most, is a symbol of 
dignity and sportsmanship m 
Northern Ireland." 

Derek Dougan, an inter- 
national colleague of Jennings 
and special adviser to Co- 
operation North, intimated that 
negotiations with Barcelona and 
Terry Venables, their manager, 
had been “virtually concluded" 
and that he had no doubts about 
the appearance of the Spanish 
club in Belfast in December. 

colleagues. Lineker, who scored 
42 goals for Everton in the 
English first division last sea- 
son. foiled to produce a single 
shot on goal against Sevilla 
before being replaced by U rbano 
Ortega who netted Barcelona's 
82nd-minute winner. 

In contrast. Real Madrid, 
level on points with Barcelona 
but trailing on goal average, 
hammered Real Beds 6-2, with 
World Cup forwards Hugo San- 
chez, of Mexico, Emilio 
Butragueno, of Spain, and the 
Argentine Jorge Vaidano, shar- 
ing the goals. Sanchez scored 
three, including a penalty, and 
now has eight goals in five 
matches this season. 

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, the 
West German international for- 
ward. provided the outstanding 
scoring feat in the Italian league 
with three goals in Inter Milan's 
4-0 victory over newly-pro- 
moted Brescia. But the cham- 
pions Juventus. stay on top of 
the first division. They won 
impressively 3-0 against 
Avdfino. with the French World 
Cup captain Michel Platini scor- 
a brilliant goal, and are one 
of only two teams 


Kickers on course for Test success 

The first-ever "kicking clinic” 
m international Rugby League 
u ill take place next Tuesday at 
Carnegie College in Leeds. 

Maurice Bam ford, the Great 
Britain coach, wants to ensure 
that no goal-kicking chances are 
missed in the forthcoming series 
against Australia, and he has 
instructed seven or eight players 
from the training squad to 
report io ihc college for instruc- 
tion and tuition. 

By Keith Macklin 

Dave Aired, a specialist kicker 
with Bristol Rugby Union club 
and Southend Invicta Rugby 
League dub. who has also been a 
spedalist kicker in American 
Fool ball, will am the course. 
Among the kickersattending the 
clinic will be Joe Lydon, Deryck 
Fox and Andy Gregory. 

• Four names have been added 
to the Great Britain squad 
following last Wednesday's 

Yorkshire v Lancashire game. 
They are Peter Smith and Paul 
Lyman, both of Feathetstone 
Rovers, Henderson Gin of 
Wigan and Keith Mura by of 
Bradford Northern. 

The former Great Britain 
captain. Brian Noble, of Brad- 
ford Northern will be unavail- 
able for selection for the first 
international against Australia 
next month. He has suffered a 
broken thumb. 


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Munster start short 
visit with a victory 

1 Gary Lineker, the England 
international, was a notable 
exception on a weekend when 
World Cup forwards showed 
their best form in the European 
leagues. Lineker, who was top 
scorer in Mexico with six goals, 
was substituted on Sunday as 
Barcelona . struggled to beat 
Sevilla 1-0 at home and stay top 
of the Spanish league. 

Some Spanish newspapers have 
reported that Lineker and Mark 
Hughes, of Wales, have been 
struggling to fit in with their new 


of only two teams to have 
maximum points after two 
matchesJSmpofi are the other. 
They were promoted at the end 
of fast season and ..matched 
Juventus by winning 1-0 at 

It was a World Cup defender, 
Karl-Heinz Foerster, of West 
Germany, who preserved 
Marseille's unbeaten record in 
the French league. He followed 
up Jean-Francois Domerque's 
free-kick five minutes from time 
to salvage a 2-2 draw at Lille. 

Bordeanxjoined Marseille on 
15 points after 10 matches with 
a 3-0 win over Le Havre, with 
the Yugoslav twins, Zoran and 
Zlalko Vujovic, scoring two of 
the goals. The veteran sweeper, 
Leonard Specht, scored the 

New look for Italy 

By a Correspondent 

Gloucester ........ 


.... 16 
.... 28 

The Irish tourists found the 
National Merit Table cham- 
pions. Gloucester, awkward but 
clumsy opposition and were 
able to begin ibeir short visit in 
winning style despite same 
faltering moments. 

It look Munster 15 minutes to 
open their scoring when their 
scrum half. Bradley, crossed for 
a try after seizing the ball at 
halfway and swerving past two 
tackles. Keyes convened. 

Five minutes later 
dropped a goal with a 
high kick from a scrum on 
Gloucester's 22 metre line. He 
was on target again three min- 
utes later when Gloucester were 
penalized for collapsing a scrum 
and he kicked a perfect penalty. 

The first kickable penalty 
award to Gloucester, given 

against their captain. Lem ha a. 
for barging in a hneout, was 
converted by the full bade. 
Marment. from 30 yards. He 
was off target with two other 
penalty kicks in the first half and 
the sides changed ends with the 
tourists 12-3 ahead. 

Immediately on the restart 
Munster were again penalized in 
a lineout and Marment capital- 
ized with a further penalty. 

However, Munster put them- 
selves out of reach with two tries 
in 10 minutes. First the full 
back. Lenahan, went over, after 
receivings pass from O'Kelly on 
the line. Keyes missed the 
conversion. Then the Irish inter- 
national centre, Finn, scored 
under the posts, thanks to a 
superb pass from Brosnahan. 
and Keyes convened. 

A penalty from Keyes put the 
provincial side into an unassail- 
able position but in the final 10 
minutes Gloucester were 
gran red the room for two 
magnificent tries. 

Rome (AP) — Azeglio Vjcfni, 
the new manager of the Italian 
national team, has selected a 
rejuvenated squad for a practice 
match against a junior side in 
Coverdano, near Florence, to- 
morrow, the first game under his 
managem ent 

Announcing his squad yes- 
terday, VJcinl dropped World 

Leicester two 

transfer deal 

Steve Lynex and Mark Bright, 
of Leicester, have turned down 
moves to WaisaD. Terms had 
been agreed between the clubs of 
about £104,000, but Lynex said 
yesterday: “I still want to play in 
first division football, and we 
have both turned down the 

Cop veterans Sandro AltobeUL 
Gaetano Stirea, Bruno Conti, 
Fplvio Collorati, Antonio di 
Gemtaro and Pietro Vlerchowod 
to make room for younger 
players such as Dam Booctti 
and Roberto Dooadoni, of AC 
Milan, Giovanni Fraadni of 
Torino and Giuseppe Giannrai 
of AC Roma. 

By Hugh Taylor 

Celtic and Rangers may be 
the bookmakers' favourites to 
contest the Skol Cup final, tou a 
contrast looms over the size of 
the problems the dub's must 
surmount before they can hope 
to win their semi-finals at 

For instance, Celtic, who play 
Motherwell tonight, have only 
one pang of anxiety. “I have to 
be honest about it,” said David 
Hay, the manager, “and say that 
our main danger is compla- 
cency.” Although Celtic go into 
their match with confidence 
lifted by a 5-1 victory over 
Hibernian, and Motherwell 
have the formidable task of 
trying to pick themselves up 
after losing four goals to Heart 
of Midlothian, the players have 
been told to be on guard. 

“We cannot afford to under- 
estimate Motherwell as we did 
two years ago in a Scottish Cup 
semi-final,” added the manager. 
“Then we needed two games to 
win through after a l-l draw in 
the first match ” 

However, adding to 
Motherwell's misery after their 
trouncing on Saturday is ifk fact 
that sevaai regulars are injured. 
It is difficult to visualise 
Motherwell stopping opponents 
whose raiding is spectacular and 
whose firepower is awesome. 

Rangers are freed with more 
serious problems than those of 
their rivals as they prepare for 
tomorrow night's semi-final 
with Dundee United, an event 
they had been hoping would set 
the seal cm their revival- The 
mqjor worry is the fitness of 
Souness. the inspirational 
player-manager who was badly 
missed when the club's run of 
success came to an end with a 1- 
0 defeat by Dundee on Saturday, 
and who may also miss the 

A statement from Jim 
McLean, the manager of 
United, must also have brought 
a tinge of worry yesterday to the 
Ibrox dressing room. “For a 
speQ, we were really magnificent 
out there." he said of his team's 
5-1 win over Hamilton. As a 
melancholy McLean has been 
known to fine his players for a 
win that did not please his 
appetite for perfection, this 
grand eloquent phrase can be 
reckoned a shrewd flash of 

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Henderson called up 

By Tan McLancfalan 

Gordon Henderson, the 22- 
y car-old 6fz Sin lock forward 
from Preston Lodge, has been 
called into lhe Edinburgh team 
to free Japan this afternoon. He 
joins Kenny Wilson, 
Boroughmuir's No 8. in the 
second row. 

Edinburgh's problem in this 
department mounted at the 
weekend when the original 
choices. Hamilton and Millar, 
of Heriot's. were injured and the 
reserves. Jeremy and Charles 

Richardson, were both sent off | 
at Bradford. 

Further injuries to Scott Has- 
tings. the centre, who has just 
relumed from a three-week 
absence, and Stuart Johnston, 
the scrum half, mean that Peter 
Hewitt comes in on the wing, 
EXivid Johnston moves to centre 
and Julian Scott moves into 
scrum half. Gordon Forbes, 
Donald Macdonald and Clive 
Millar fill the vacant spaces on 
the bench. 

Hayes, has rejected a £25.000 
transfer to second division 
Huddersfield on the eve of a 
Littiewoods Cup tie between the 
teams at Highbury. 

• Reading’s winger, Andy Rog- 
ers, who almost died after 
swallowing his tongue at Swan- 
sea last season, has asked for a 
transfer after losing his first- 
team place whh the second 
division newcomers. Rogers has 
been on the Elm Park sidelines 
for a fortnight following Paul 
Cano ville's £65,000 arrival from 
Chelsea, and the return of 
midfielder, Jerry Williams, from 
injury. The 29-year-okl Rogers 
joined Reading in a £15,000 
move from Plymouth a year 

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Induraln climbs high 

From John Wilcockson, Turin 

Miguel Indurain. a Spaniard Alexi Grewal of the United 
from Pampkma. successfully de- States, inexplicably cracked, 
fended his narrow lead yes- The 1*384 Olympic champion 
lerday to win the 24th Tour de 
f Avenir, which was sponsored 
for the first time by the EEC. 

Indurain, aged 22. proved the 
most consistent rider in the 
1.080-mile race which started in 
the ram in PortugaL passed 
through northern Spain and 
southern France, and finished in 
sunshine in Italy. 

The Spaniard won both of the 
individual time trials, just as he 
had done in the previous two 
editions of this international 

race, but in the past this 6ft lin. 
12ViSt colu&sus r 


dropped to third place in the 
final standings. 

The winners of the two stages 
yesterday were Alberto 
Camargo. of Colombia, and 
Christian Chaubet. of France. 
Camargo made his winning 
effort two miles from the Italian 
ski station of Sestrieres. almost 
7.000 feet above sea level while 
Chaubet was one oF three riders 
who escaped from the other 104 
finishers 12 miles from Turin. 

STAGE 13 (Bd ancon to S u tt l w i . 19 

past this 6ft hn. afcjJ: I. A Cam™ (O^. SShhi 12sac 
has not climbed 

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the best dimbers both in the 
Py r e n e es and the Alps - and be 
descended much faster. 

Yesterday morning, in a stage 
that climbed two mountain 

passes hi less than 20 miles. 
Indurain finished only 16 sec- 
onds behind his principal chal- 
lenger. Patrice Esnault of 
France, while Sunday's winner. 

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after protest 

Despite retiring from 
Saturday's final encounter, 
Owen Aisfaer's Yeoman XXVI 
was yesterday confirmed as 
Class 1 victor in the Hunting 
Group's second Solent Points 
Championship of the season 
after a protest committee had 
ruled in favour of the Aisher 
yacht after a slight contretempt 
with Tim Herrings's second 
placed Backlash the previous 


For the second time this 
season Class 2 honours went to 
Sir Maurioe Lang's Bathsheba. 
With no finishers in Saturday's 
Class 4 heaL these competitors 
were deprived of an overall 
winner after foiling to complete 
four races during the series. - 
RESULTS: Class It 1. Yeoman XXVI (O 
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PSV Emdbauon. tTH. 

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ft Le Havre ft Nantes 0, Pans Sam- 
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hospital ward-when he 
pays a visit to the 
incapacitated Tommy. He 
accepts his winnings in 
. cheque form only to 
/ discover that thebank 

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^15 Good Morning Mtabi 
presented by Anne 
Diamond and Adrian 
grown. News with DavM 

- Foster at 630, 730, 730, 
8.00, 830 and 9.00; 

: financial news at 635; 

. .. sport at 730 and 830; 
exercises at 635 and 9.17; 
rartoon at 735; pop musk: 
at 735; Jem Barnett's 

- postbag at 835. The After 
. : Nine guests are spiritualist 

Doris Collins, andfashion 
consultant, Merrill Thomas. 


I® news headlines. 
^30 For Schools: physics - 
electrostatics 935 What . 
makes children laugh? 
1039 The people who 
help in schools 1 036 The 
• ‘ development of British 
democracy 1038 A-fovel 

geography 11.10 Rhythm 

and percussion 1137 

7.35pm), a series about the 
workings of the English 
judicial system, gets off to a 

sticky start with the 

preenter. Michael Mofyneux. 
gMog a dry lecture to camera 
that threatens to sink die venture 
before it has left port But just 
when you might think of 
switching over to EastEndors, 
the programme explodes into flfe 
with the appearance of such 
great showman-lawyers as John 
Mortimer, Lora Haiisham and 
Lord Denning. The point under 
discussion is the difference 
between the adversarial English 
system and the Continental 
Inquisitorial system. Lord 
Haiisham says theirs Is about 


The former Lord Chance tor. 

Lord Bwyn-Jooes. reckons, 
somewhat cynlcaHy. that 
success in the English courts 
depends on which side can 
afford the batter lawyer. 

MATTER (Channel 4, 9pm) Is a 
chance to savour the art of 
one of our finest screen actors. 
Trevor Howard, whose 70th 
birthday tens this month. His 
portrayal of Graham 
Greene's police commissioner in 
wartime West Africa, driven 
to suicide under an unbearable 

Saflmaker Jimmy Lawrence: 
Under Sail, BBC 2, 7-15 

trying to findme truth. wfiHe ours 
is orify about whether the 
prosecution has proved its case. 
Mortimer thinks ours is better 
because it gels more acquittals. 

is one of the best things he has 
done. Directed in 1953 by 
George More O'FerraU, ms An 
also Stars Denholm BhotL 


4. 830pm) recalls a 
diplomatic cn&s- of the 

Edwardian era that has a very 
modem ring. Smarting under 
their defeat by the Japanese, 
the Russian navy began seeing 
the yellow peril everywhere, 
even in the North Sea. On 
October 22. 1904 four . 

Russian battleships of the Baltic 
fleet fired on British trawlers 
fishing on the Dogger Bar* 
under the misapprehension 
that they were Japanese torpedo 
boats. Almost comic m 
retrospect the incident ca u sed a 
public outrrae and brought 
Britain and Russia to the brink of 
war. James Turtle's crisp 
documentary is a reminder that 

superpower confrontations 
did not Start with the Cold War. 

Peter Waymark 

Gesualdo. Fifth book of 
Madrigals for five voices. 
1611 {excerpts). Consort 
of Musicke; Vivaldi. Concerto 
hD minor (RV 565): 
Respighi. Suite: BeHus, 
Queen of Sheba 

• 930 News 

■ 935 This Week's Composers: 
Dussek and Reicha. 

Reicha, Minuet for four flutes 
(Quartet m D. Op I2h 
Two Fugues (Vticnv jon 
Sykora. piano): Dussek. 
Fugue a la camera, in G 
mmor. Op 64 No 2: 

Concerto in B flat Op 63. for 
two pianos and orchestra 
(sofosts Frentisek Maxian 
and Jan Panenka). 

1000 Debussy and Franck. 

Edith Voldcert (violin), 

Martin Jones (pano). 
Debussy. Sonata in G 

mmor; Granck, Sonata in A 

(No 5, In 

Radio 4 

1020 Film 88. Barry Norman . 

reviews Elent, Peter ■ 

Yates's film based on the 
true story of a Greek 
peasant woman executed 
by Communists, starring 
Kate Nelligan: and About 
Last Night starring Rob 
Lowe and Demi Moore. 

1030 The Money Makers. This 
first of six programmes 
profiles Giovanni Agnelli. 

. among Europe's most 
powerful private . 
industrialists, (r) 

1130 Matt Houston. The 
' detective calls upon the 
assistance of a psychic 
when faced with a kidnap 

12.10 Weather. 

makes sensible decisions 
about healthy Irving 11.44 
■ ■ Fast Forward, a ptey by 
Roger McGough about a 

- - young girl who fast 

forwards her fife as if it 
were a video. 

1230 Tickle on the Turn. Village 
tales for the young, (r) 
12.10 Rainbow. Learning 
with puppets, (r) 12.30 ihe 
Sullivans. Drama serial 
about an Austra&an family 
during the Forties. 

130 News at One 130 Thames 
news 130 Mr Palfrey of 
West min s te r. Secret 
Service investigations. 
Starring Alec McCowen. 
(Oracle) (r) 

230 Daytime. Sarah Kennedy 
chairs a studion 
discussion on sax 
education in schools. 

areFrances Moiref of** 
Ilea, and Carol Lee, an 
author of a book on sex 
education in schools. 

330 Hebtoom. This week's 
programme In the antiques 
senes examines art 
nouveau 335 Thames 
news headlines 330 The 
Young Doctors. Drama 
serial set in a large 
Australian city hospital. 
4.00 -Jamie and the Magic - 
- Torch, (r) 4.10 Dam Duck. 

Cartoon (r) 430 CJLB~ 
Part one of anew 
adventure serial starring 
Avril Angers as Ma 
Mossop, the owner of a 
i . junk shop 4.45 Splash 
includes the programme's 

-5.15 BtotiM H”**** * 

5-45 News 630 Thames news. 

. 635 Reporting London. Bid 
. . Wtamorels in Sweden 
finding out how effective . 

' • are oh-the-^xrtcar ' ’ - 
. • offences flnes"m that 
- country; and Lindsay- - 
Charlton profiles the new 
-- - Minister of State for 

- Northern Ireland, Chelsea 
J MP. Nicholas Scott. 

-> 730 Emnwfdale Farm. There 
i Is now nothing for Kathy 
& Bates to enjoy at the farm. 
Z30 Film: On Her Majesty's 
Secret Service (1969) 

. starring Gpcrge.Lazanhy 
_ .as Janus Bond, in this / : 
adventure tracking dowiv 
■12 beautiful women who 
are infected by a deadly 
virus, holding the world to 
ransom In the name of 
Ernst Stavros BkrfekL 
Directed by Peter Hunt 

1030 News at Ten and weather, 
followed by Thames news 

1030 Ice Skating. The St ive! - 
international from , 
Richmond. Introduced by 
Nick Owen with Nicky 

Slater and commentary by 
Simon Reed and Betty 

1130 Hammer House of 

Mystery and Suspense: 
The Sweet Scent of 
Death. A young American 
couple rent a house in the 
peaceful English 
countryside. Two 
welcoming bouquets of 
roses are the start of a 
-trainof events that leave 
the couple nervous 
wrecks. Starring Dean 
Siockwielf and Shiriey 
Knight Directed by Peter 

1235 Taught*. 

635 Open University: Science - 
Particle Physics. Bids 739. 

930 Ghatbar. This week's 
edition of the magazine 
programme for Asian 
viewers indudes - 
Ntrupama and Ajlt Seth 
discussing the work and ■ 
singing songs by 
Rabindranath T agore. 

935 Ceefax. 

935 Open SchooL a mountain 
rescue operation in 
Austria 932 Art education 
for 9- to 12-year oWs 
10.15 Holidaying on a farm 
1038 Who are scientists? 
1130 The use of colour 
and emotion in art 11.17 
How cement has changed 
the landscape 11.40 
Junior maths. 

1137 Maths: Pascal's Triangle, 
and gears 12.18 Handling 
foe mathematics of 
everyday life 12.40 The . 
role.of Members of 
Parliament 135 Ceefax 
138 Anticipating the next 
chapter of a story book 
2.00 For four- and five- 
year olds. 2.15 Ceefax. 

330 liberal Assembly 1986. 
The debate on defence 
and disarmament 53S 

5.25 News summary with 
subtitles. Weather. 

530 Championship Darts. 

News of last night's later 
matches in the- Unipart 
British Championship. 

6.00 No Limits. Jenny Powell 
and Tony Baker go behind 
the scenes of Hartlepool's 
Dock Rock Festival. 

635 Buddy To Buddy's horror, 
his tether arrives at his 
school's parents' evening 
dressed In full Teddy Boy 

7.15 B£!L .The first of a 
new series. Fifty gaff- . 

...... 1§§5£BStCoast Old - 

Galfors Race. 

7.35 Issue of Law. A new sixv 

current state of English 
law. (see Choice) 

830 Floyd on Food. Keith 
Floyd discovers what can 
be done to make shark a 
succulent dlshJFirst 
shown on BBC South 


830 Top Gear. A selection of 
■ mouthwatering vehictes 
. . are-on-sbow at theeneual 

concourse ofthe'Ferrari 
Club .of Great Britain, hew 
at elegant Birtsmorton 
Court near Tewkesbury: 
Frank Page road tests the 
new Nissan Sunny and the 
Audi 80; and Chris Goffey 
investigates why oil 
companies don t cut their 
prices instead of offering 
incentives to buy their 

9311 Film: The Odd Angry Shot 
(1979) starring Graham 
Kennedy, John 
Hargreaves and Bryan 
Brown. Vietnam war 
drama about four 
members of the Australian 
Special Air Service on a . 
tour of duty, who find their 
friendship under strain as 
the pressures build up 
with each hazardous 
expedition they undertake. 
Directed by Tom Jeffrey. 

1030 NewsnigM.1130 
Weather.. ... 

1135 Championship Darts. The 
Unipart Professional 

12.10 Open University: Energy ■ 
Through foe Window? 
Ends at 12^0. 

230 ram Mr MototeOwnMe" 

Investigates the poisonfctg 
of a boxer in the ring. 
Directed by James 


330 In My Experience. Mavis 
Nicholson talks to film 
critic Dtiys Powell about 
her two loves - the cinema 
and Greece, (r) 

4.30 The Gong Show. Among 
Chuck Barns' s 
embarrassing list of 
talentless hopefuls this 
afternoon is a singing 
escape artist 

530 Bewitched. Comedy 
concerning a magical 

530 Make it Pay. In this week's 
edition of his series on 
hobbies that could be 
profitable Stephen 
Atkinson examines 
dockmaklng and cold 
enamelling. (ri (Oracle) 

630 16 Plus. In tno second of 
two programmes John 
Taylor examines foe 
opportunities and choices 
open to young people who 
have left school and are 
out of a job. 

630 Arctic Spirits. A 
documentary film 
examining the impact of 
the Evangelical movement 
which is sweeping through 
Eskimo villages in the 
Canadian Arctic. 

730 Channel 4 News. 

730 Comment With his views 
on a topical matter is 
David Hailam of the 
National Children's Home. 

830 Broofcskte. Nick's 
behaviour is becoming 
more and more desperate 
and after recalving a 
mysterious telephone call 

. . he dashes out to contact 
Charlie, leaving Heather in 
a distressed state. '. 

830 4 What ITS Worth. 

Consumer affairs ■ - 

programme presented by 
Penny Junor. This week, 
John Stonobo rough 
investigates an electrical 
discount chain who 
regularly flout consumer 
protection laws; Bfll 
Breckon discovers that 
hundreds of newly born . 

leedlessty eac 
yean and David Stafford 
finds the best buy in 
washmg-up liquid.' 

930 FBncTns Heart of the 
Matter* (1953) starring 
Trevor Howard. The first 
of a short season of fflms 
marking Trevor Howard's 
70th birthday. He plays the 
role of a Roman Catholic 
police chief in 1942 Sierra 
Leone who is wracked 
with guilt over his love for 
a survivor of a torpedoed 
finer and the pity he feels 
for his wife. With Elizabeth 
Allan, Maria Schell, 

Denholm Eliott and Peter 
Finch. Directed by George 
More O'FerraU (see 

035 Baby, Baby. The - 
pleasures and pains of 
parenthood, (r) 

135 Too Close for Comfort 
Comedy series starring 
Ted Knight as the 
possessive tether of two 
attractive daughters. 

135 New Orleans Now. Part 
three of the four 
programme series 
examining the origins of 
the musical traditions of 
New Orleans. Ends at 1230. 

On long wave (s) Stereo on VHF. 
535 Shipping. 630 News Briefing; 
Weather. 6.10 Farm Big 
Today. 635 Prayer for thp 

630 Today kid 630, 730, 

830 News Summary. 

6.45 Business News. 635, 
735 Weather. 730, 830 
Today's News. 730 Your 
Letters. 735, 835 Sport 

7.45 Thought for the Day. 
8.43 Figures in a Bygone 

Landscape. Playwright 
' Don Haworth's 
autobiography of his 
childhood, read by Stephan 
Thoma (2). 837 Weather; 
930 News. 

935 Tuesday Calk 01-680 
441 1 . Topical phone-in. 

1030 News; From Our Own 
Correspondent Life and 
politics abroad. 

1030 Morning Story: Multiple 
Choice, by Michael A 
Pearson. • 

10.45 DaUy Service (s) 

1130 News: Travel; Thirty- 
Minute Theatre: An 
impression of Mr Darcy, by 

1133 The Living World. Shall 
Beach on the Channel 
island of Kerm. 

1230 You and Yours. 

Consumer advice. 

1237 LegaL Decent Honest 
and Truthful Comedy 
series set in an advertising 
agency, with Martin 
Jarvis and Christopher 
Goodwin. 1235 Weather; 

. 130 The World at One: News. 
140 The Archers. 135 

200 News; woman's Hour, 
includes second report 
on psychiatric care in the 

3.00 News: The Afternoon 
Play. False Pretences, by 
Steve May (s). With Anthony 
Jackson and Liza Ros. 

430 News 

435 Turn of fod Tide. : 
Professor Keith Ward- ■- 
. . . argues that Christian : . 

theology is undergoing a 
revival m contemporary 
Britain. ' 

430 Kaleidoscope (r) 

530 PM News magazine. 530 
Shipping. 535 Weather. 
830 The SixO'Ckx* News; 

Financial Report 
630 TopoffheForm-First 
round (2). South, (r) . 

.730 News 

7.05 The Archers. 

923; Radio 4: 2 

Bowtt 12.1 0-1 2.1 Gam Nwi and 
wnthar SCOTLAND USmm- 7.00 Re- 
porting Scotland 1020-1030 Q 41 
Sportscsne 1050-11.20 HUn B6 112D- 

730 Ffle on 4 (new series) 
Major issues « home 

830 Brainwaves. The 


by Margaret 

830 The Tuesday Feature: 
More than Pantomime 
Warfare. James Turds 
describes an incident at 
sea which brought Britain 
and Russia to the brink 
of war m October 1904. 

330 In Touch. News, views 
and information for 
people wah a visual 

330 Kane's Tales from 
Shakespeare. Vincent 
Kane finds some 
resonances m the story of 
King Lear. 

3.45 Kaleidoscope, includes 
review of Kafka's Dick at 
the Royal Court 

10.15 A Book at Bedtime. 
Handley Cross, by 

R S Surtees (2). 1039 

1030 The Work! Tonight 

11.15 The Financial world 

1130 Enterprise. Marjorie 
Lofthouse visits small 
businesses featured in the 
1986 Radio Times/Radio 
4 Enterprise 
Executive Products Ltd. 

1230 News: Weather 1233 

VHF tevaSable in England and 
SWales only) as above 


10.45 Rati. Symphony No 5, In 
E major. Op 177 
Leonora) LSO/Herrmann. 
1130 English Clarinet Music. 
Geraldine Allen (dannet) 
Gam Mote (piano). Edward 

German, Song Without 
Words; William Alwyn. 
Sonata: Giles 
Easterbrook, Out of the 

1230 Tchaikovsky. BBC 
Scottish Symphony 
Orchestra under Ronald 
Tollman. Part 1: 

Polonaise (Eugene Onegin): 
Suite: The Sleeping 

130 News 

135 Tchaikovsky (pan 2V 
Symphony No 1. in G 
mmor (Waiter Daydreams). 
135 Guitar Encores. Paul 
Galbraith plays Ponce's 
Variations on a theme of 
Cabezon and Bach, air 
Galbraith. CeUo Suite No 8. 
in D (BWV 101 2). 

235 Beethoven's Rivals. 

Nash Ensemble with 
Richard Markham (piano) 
Jane Mackenzie 

Cramer. Piano Sonata in 
C. Op 22 No 2: Schubert. 
Cronna (D 282): Shilrik 
und Vinvela (D 293): Zalter, 
Cohns; Tomasek. Allegro 
capncdoso m D minor. Op 
84 No 1; Krommer, Wind 
Partita mF. Op 57. 

1 Chicago Symphony 
Orchestra, under Michael 
Tilson Thomas. Ives, 

except 535-S30WI 
Weather Travel 11.00- 
1230 For Schools. 135- 
330pm Fbr Schools. 
530-535 PM (continued) 
1130-12.10*01 Open 
University: 1130 Arc A 
Feminist Viewpoint 1130 
Soanes: The Climate 1230- 
1.10 Schools Night-time 
Broadcasting: A-level 
English - 

Shakespearean Tragedy in 
King Lear. . 

C Radio 3 ) 

635 Weather 730 News 
735. Morning Concert - - 

SibeikiS, Rakastava. Op 
14; Nielsan. Fynsk Forar. Op 
42; Grieg. HoJberg Suite, 

Op 40 (Academy of St 
, Ftelds/Marriner). 

830 News 

835 Morning Concert (contf. . .. 
HarideL Arrivahoftite - 
Ouaen of Sheba (Sctomon); 

Vatese, Arcana. . 

435 News 

530 Mainly for Pleasure, 
presented by Roger 

630 In Honour of the Virgin. 

Choral music by Josquin. 
730 Prokoviev. Sonata No 6. 
in A minor. Op 82. Dmitri 
Alexeev (piano). 

730 The Light Shines in 
Darkness, by Leo 
Tolstoy, adapted by Jeremy 
Brooks. With Gemma 
Jones. Robert Stephens and 
.? Margaret Courtenay. The 

. KSUar* 

Tolstoy left it unfinished at 
his death. * 

930 London Symphony 
Orche s tra under Richard 
Hickox, with foe London 
Symphony Chorus. 

Rosalind Plowright. Kathleen 
Kuhlman, David Randal 
and John Toml inson. 

■' Brahms, Academic 
'■ l< Festival Overture; Kodaty, 

• iFsatamshangartcus:; 

Rossmi, Stabat Mater. 
Including 10.05 Interval 

11.15 Joseph Siiverstem 

(inofenj wifh Andrew Wdf 
(Diano) play Brahms's 
Scherzo in C minor and 
Sonata m G major. Op 78. 

1137 News 

VHF only 635-835 Open 
University Rights 
and Wrongs 01 Modem 

( Radio 2 ] 

On medium wave. Stereo on 

News on the hour. Headlines 
530am, 6.30, 730, 8.30. Spoils 
Desks 1.05pm. 2.02. 332, 432. 
535, 532. 6.45 (mi only). 935. 
430am Charles Nove. 530 Ray 
Moore. 730 Derek Jameson 9.30 
Ken Bruce. 1130 Jimmy Young, 
ind medical questions ansswered 
by Dr Mike Smith. 1.05pm 
David Jacobs. 2.00 Gloria 
Hunmford. 330 Mike D'Abo. 

535 John Dunn. 7.00 Moira Stuart 
Presents... The BBC Radio 
Orcnesira. 935 Sports Desk. 1030 
Non Stop Stutz Music and 
comedy with ins Stutz Bear Cats. 
1030 On the Air. A light-hearted 
nostalgia quiz covering over 60 
years of radio history. 1 1.00 
Joan Bakewen presents Rouna 
Midnight. 1.00am Patrick Lum 
presents Nnjhtrme. 3.00-430 A 

Little Night Music. 

( Radio 1 

On medium wave. Stereo on 

News on me half-hour from 
630am until 8.30pm then at 10.30 
and 1230 imdmgnt. 

5.30am Adrian John. 730 Miko 
Smith's Breakfast Show. 930 
Simon Bates. 1230pm 
Newsbeat with Rod McKcnno. 
1245 Simon Mayo me) a run- 
down of this week's Top 40 singles 

3.00 Steve Wright 5.30 
Newsbeat with Rod McKenzie 630 
Bruno Brookes rncl 6.30 a 
review ol the new Top 40 singles 
730 Janice Long mel John 
Walters' Diary. 1030-12.00 John 

VHF Stereos Radios 1 S 2 
4.00am As Radio 2 10.00pm As 
Radio 1. 1Z DO-4 30am As 
Radio 2. 


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Bid s Outer lyama 7.4S Nsiwoik UM00 
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Press 9.16 The Work! Today S.M 
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11.15 wavsguxfd 1135 A L0!»r fieri 
Scotland ii30 5pons nswnaM-u: tz.50 
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12.45 Soon? Roundup 1.00 News 1.C3 
Twenty-four Hours 1 JC NerwoiK UK 1.45 
Recordina of the Week 2.00 Oullrcx 2.45 
Joan Sutneriond 3.00 Ratio Nw.ti 

3.15 A Joiiy Good Show 4.00 433 

Commentary 4.15 Omrdbus 5.45 Spots 
Roundup 7.45 Report on Ratoon 8.00 
News 939 Twenty-Four Hours 839 
Ommbus 930 News Summary 931 Inter- 
national Gardeners 9.10 Book Choca 9.15 
Concert Hall 10.00 News 1039 Tno Wonp 
Today t035 A Lenar From Sconaro 1030 
Financial News ID. 40 Redactions 10.45 
Spans Rounder 1130 News 11.09 Com- 
mentary 11.15 New Waves on me Short- 
wave 1130 Hard sea. Soft Sau 12.00 
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on RalKKMT 1.45 Country Style 2.00 News 
23S Review of the British Press 2.15 
English Miniatures 2.30 Marsha- 
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435 RaftecUons 430 Financial News 530 
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History made in 
Madras with 
second tied Test 

By Marais Williams 

Madras 1986 must now be a great day for thfi-Rpuiners’ 
added to Brisbane I960 in_.ufHorebyiakingdhe other five 
cricket's annals after ihe firsi for a total -of seven in the 

Test between India and 
Australia at the Chepauk Sta- 
dium ended in a tie yesterday, 
only the second time that the 
game's most thrilling and 
rarest result has occurred in a 
Test match. 

As on the previous occa- 
sion. the final wicket yes- 
terday foil to the penultimate 
ball of the match. 

The players in the final act 
of the drama, staged before 
25.000 enraptured spectators, 
were India's No. 11. 
Manindcr Singh, beiurbaned 
and more renowned for his 
left-arm spin bowling, and 
Greg Matthews. Australia's 
emerging all-rounder, beloved 
of crowds Down Under for his 
punk hairstyles, love of pop 
music but above all for his 
lively and combative ap- 
proach to cricket. 

India were still four runs 
short of their target of 348 off • 
87 overs when Maninder 
came in. He survived the last 
two balls of Bright's final over 
and then Shasiri. the Indian 
\ ice-captain, scored a two and 
a single to bring the scores 
level and leave Maninder 
three balls for death, glory, or 
mere heroism for saving the 


The remarkable finish had 
been made possible by a 
typically enterprising move 
from the Australian captain. 
Allan Border, who had sur- 
prised everyone outside the 
dressing-room by ^ declaring 
his side's second innings at 
1 70 for five.before the start of 
- play and - thus .leaving India 
the whole day in which to 
pursue victory. Ail this, of 
course, came after Australia 
had piled up 574 for seven 
in their first innings and India 

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had been threatened with the 
follow-on. and - even, an in- 
nings defeat, before their own 
cajnain. .Kapil Dev. had . 
scored a spariding century to 
eliminate either possibility. 

India were given a splendid 
start yesterday by Gavaskar 
and Srikkanth; by lunch they 
were 94 for one and by tea 
(hey had reached 193 for two. 
still needing 155 from 30 
overs. . 

Gavaskar played his accus- 
tomed role of anchorman with 

Hemmed in bv fielders,- a fine innings of 90, sharing a 
Maninder safely. blocked his partnership. of 55 with the 

first ball from Matthews, but 
he was leg- before to the next. 
A match in which the pen- 
dulum of fortune had several 
limes already swung seem- 
ingly decisively from one side 
to the other reached its dra- 
matic climax. 

Matthews had taken five 
wickets in an innings with his 
off spinners for tbe second 
time in the contest and the 
left-armer Bright had made it 

explosive Srikkanth. whose 39 
ended with a catch on the 
boundary attempting a second 
six. and adding 103 with 
Amamath. who made 51, for 
the second wicket. 

Gavaskar was fourth out, 
after tea. at 251 and two runs 
later the free-scoring Kapil fell 
for only a single to an in- 
discreet shot off Matthews; 
but India pressed on for 
victory,, audio a Maze of 


First Irmmgs 

U C boon C Kart Dev b Sharma — 122 C 

G R Marsh c Kapil Dev b Yadav 22 t 

D M Jones o Yadav 210 [ 

R J Bngtit c Shasta b Yadav 30 * 

•A R Border cGavaakarb Shasta >106 C 

G M Ritetua run out — . — ..... 13 ( 

GR J Matthews c Pandit b Yadav 44 £ 

SR Waugh not out ... 12 

E<tra& (b L lb 7. w 1. nb 6) . .IS 

.Total 17 wWs dec) ... 574 

tT J Zoenrer. C J McOvmott and B A 
Red did not bat f 

FAU. OF WICKETS 1 -43. 2-206. 3-282. 4- .1 
460. 5-481. 6-544. 7-574. 

BOWLING. Kapil Dev 18-5-52-0: Sharma _ 

16-1-70-1. Manmdar 39-6-135-0: Yadav Jj 

49.5-9-142-4; Shasta 47-8-161-1: Snk- ° 

kanth l -0-6-0 B 



SM Gavaskar c and b Matthews 8. £ 

K Srikkanth c Ritchie b Matthews 53 I 

M Amamath run out 1 t 

M Azharuddin c and b Bright -LL i 50 * 

R J Shasta c Zoehrer b Matthews — 62 ( 

C S Panan c Waugh b Matthews 35 

Second Innings 

GR Marsh b Shasta 11 

O C Boon Ibw b Maninder 49 

D M Jones c Azharuddin b Maninder 24 

*A R Border b Maunder 27 

GM Ritchie ePanat fa Shasta — ; — 28 

GR J Matthews not out 27 

S R Waugh notout 2 

Extract* 1. nb 1) -J 

Totat{5 vfcadeO 170 

FALL OF WICKETS: 141. Ml. 364. 4- 
12S. 5-165. 

BOWLING; Sharma 6-0-19-0: KapH Dev 1- 
0-5-0; ShasM 14-2-50-2: Maninder 19-2- 
60-3: Yadav 8-0-35-0. 

’Kapi Dev c Border b Matthews 119 

IKS More c Zoehrer b Waugh 4 

Z Sharma c Zoehrer b Reid 30 

N S Yadav c Border b Bright 19 

Maninder Smgti not out 0 

Extras lb f. *> 9. nb 6) 16 

Total 397 

FALL OF WICKETS- 1-62. 265. 3-65, 4- 
142.5-206.6-220. 7-245. 633a 9-387. IQ- 

BOWLING McDermott 14-2-560: Reid 
16-4-93-L Matthews 262-3-103-5: Bright 
23-6662 Waugh 1 1-2-44-1. 

■ - Second hnrtgs • 

SM Gavaskar c Jones bBnght 90 

K Srikkanth c Waugh bMattaews — 39 

M Amamath c Boon b Matthews 51 

M Azharadrtic Rtttae b'Bdght iL.. 42 

C S Pandit b ManheWa — ; : — .39 

•KapH Dev c Bright b Matthews 1 

H J Shasta not out _ 46 

C Sharma c McDermott b Bright 23 

tK More (bw b Brt^it 0 

NSYadavhBndht 8 

Maninder Sngfa nw b Matthews 0 

Extras (b f,(b3.nb2) 6 

Total 347 

FALL OF WICKETS: 1-55,2-158.6204.4- 

BOWUNG: McOsrmott 60-27-0: Reid 16 
2-48-0: Matthews 393-7-1465: Bright 26 
6965; Waugh 4-1-160: Border 3-0-12-0. 





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strokes from Azharuddin. 

Pandit and Shastri (who Fn the 
course of the match achieved 
the rare Test match double of 
2.000 runs and 100 wickets), 
drove to within 17 rims of 
victory with four wickets in 
hand. . _ 1 . 

In quick succession, how- ~ 
ever. Bright had Sharma 
caught on the boundary. > v 
trapped More leg-before and 
bowled Yadav as each of them 
struck oul Enter Maninder. 

The rest, as they say, is 
history. : 

Despite the thrilfing finish 
Kapil had to defend the 
strokeplay of his ' batsmen 
during the final push for 
victory. Though we lost 
wickets, we were also gaining 
runs." he said. He was com- . .. 
pensated, though, by his selec- 
lion for the man of the match .^. 
award for his innings of 1 19. : 

He shared the- award with 
Dean Jones, who scored a 1 j 
double century in Australia's . .& 
first innings. ' ■***&. 

To one man more than any 
other at Madras yesterday the 
finish will have evoked mem- Iv- 
ories. Bobby Simpson, the Mon 
Australian manager, opened p — 
the innings in the tied Test 
against West Indies at Bris- 
bane. He described ■ 
yesterday's finish as "the right I 
result". Only the most parti- 
san supporters of either coun- 
try would quibble with that. 

• India have announced a 1 5- Bi 
man party for the second Test poir 
Starting in Delhi on Friday vill: 
(Reuter reports). Vergsarkar to C 
is included. having recovered disn 
from a shoulder injury, and h 
S ivaiamakrishnan, the leg- ter 
spinner, replaces KuUcami, refit 
who did not play in Madras. t 0 s 

PARTY: Kami Dev (captain). S M i„ f , 
Gavaskar, K Srikkanth, DBVengsartar. Ienu 
M Azharuddin. M Amamath. HJSnastn,K alter 
S-Mora. C Sharma. Mantader Singh. N S | MV 
Yadav. RLn71ba.CS PancSLRM H Bui ny. ! eav 
LStva r amata teh nan. ingf 

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the day iZ 

.. Australia were involved in 
the only other tied Test match, 'f I,u 
against. West Indies at Bris- ^ 
bane in December 1960, when 11,81 
Test cricket was 83 years and P 03 * 
502 matches old (Marais ^ aSl 
Williams writes). In the nas .‘ 
following 26 years the amount “f- 1 
of Test cricket has so in- niI 7\ 
creased that the matcb which . M 
ended m Madras yesterday 111 c 
was the 1.052nd Test. 

. It. was a throw from square ‘ 
feg by the West Indies bats- W 
man, Joe Solomon, who ran v 
ont Ian Meckiff with only a 
single stump to aim at, which 
ended that match and pro- 
duced scenes of jubilation from _Tt 
the West Indian players that riage 
have been immortalized in a agen 
photograph to cricket antic 

p undits . least 

As in the Madras match, of l 
there were many twists and Leag 
turns to the plot in Brisbane, forw 
as well as a remarkable genii 
simllariity in the total of runs -pj 
scored by each side: 737 at 
Brisbane and 744 at Madras. ^ 
The crowd, though, at Bris- j nc j u 
bane was a mere 2,000 — even ^ e 
if half of Australia now claims W ^ Q 
it was there that day. com. 

After taking a first-innings trtx j l 
lead of52 and then bowling out comi 
West Indies for 284 Anstralia 
had needed 233 to win the Iic a 
match: but Hall destroyed the 
early batting to leave than at game 
92 for six. with Simpson, 
Australia's current tour man- In 
ager, caught for a dock. How- work 
ever, a superb partnership of conti 
134 between Benaod and with 

Davidson turned the match 

upside down and left Australia 
needing only 27 runs to win 
with half an hour stiD to play. rp 
Solomon then presaged his X 
bier crodal strike by throwing 
out Davidson, though when ( 
the final eight-ball over began 
only six runs woe required. S. 
Benaod’s attempt to win the wii 
match off the second ball with to l 
a single blow resulted only in a yestei 
catch at the wicket. With three after 
runs needed and three balls snooli 
remaining Meckiff pulled Hall fough 

to deep square leg: the bats- 
maw crossed for two and Grout j 
raced off for the winning run nigh}, 
but failed by a foot to bear 3m 
Haute's superb throw to tbe vicioi 
wicketkeeper, Alexander. ■ 7-5 al 

Thus the scores were level on th 
when the last man, Kline. JP me 
came in, as The Times's special {J?* 1 * 
correspondent (Michael 
Davie) wrote, “looking pale ™lw 
and drawn. He took guard and 1^3. 
not a bird moved. He lashed ^ 
out like a man in a nightmare 
fighting off phantoms: the ball 
flew to midwicket, there was a 
finny of desperate fieldsmen. n ;ght 
Solomon filing at the wicket . last f 

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Moment of truth: The Australians Border, Reid and Zoehrer in ecstasy as Maninder is given out with the scores level 


Life at the bottom for McNeill 

By Clive White 

Billy McNeill was ap- 
pointed manager of Aston 
Villa yesterday in succession 
to Graham Turner, who was 
dismissed nine days ago. 

His former club, Manches- 
ter City, having originally 
refused Villa the opportunity 
10 speak to him, finally re- 
lented after making one last 

second round tie at Reading, 
is in the unenviable position 
of feeing Liverpool at Anfidd 
in his first league game next 
Saturday. He will sign a 
contract still to be finalised. 

games and ten* goals conceded 
in tbe last two games - but 
with, nevertheless, great 

One of his first tasks will be 
to persuade Hodge, the En- 

for a term “in excess of three gland midfield player, that his 
years" and at a salary believed future still lies with Villa. 
10 be about £50,000 a year. Hodge was placed on the 
He said ^ of his transfer list by the previous 

which was not so long ago. It is 
only four years since they won 
the European Cup and three 
years since they won the 
European Super Cup. 

He inherits a squad which 
includes nine players bought 
by Turner at cost of £2.6 lm. 
McNeill was never allowed 
such expenditure at Maine 

Anger as* 


By John Goodbody 

Luton Town were yestertw 
expelled fr°m the btwwon- 
ClSW Cup 
have refused to alj^f 
supporters into the * r ***»- 

north Road 

attempt to stamp out foothaff 

^r^o.h,.. . Law 

management committee have . 
awarded the second rowdtfe 
to Cardiff City, their sd*£ 
Bled opponents in tonight's 
first leg match. „ . ' . 

This astonishing dectSiso 
seriously threatens o«e of A® 

bravest experanents in &k 
elish footbalL Loton havett®i 
season refused to al low mfr 

first division away suppoitnt 
Into their ground and ha#: 

* wanted to impose tne wq ’ 
restriction on the supporters of 

the fourth division sM& 
Yesterday's move win 
affect League matches. = 
The Bedfordshire dub 
plemeuted the experiment to 
desperation after millions ef 
television viewers wltnesseda 
riot by Milhrall supporters m 
an FA Cup quarter-final that 
their Kenilworth Road ground 
18 months ago. _____ 
Graham Kelly, the seenbn 
of the Football League, said 

yesterdajrThe m a n a g emet 
committee's position has been 
absolutely dear all along. # 
They are acting on behalf u 
other dnbs in tbe competeieut 
all of whom chose to abide by 
the rules. They fed it is unfirir 
to expect teams to go ta a 
ground without the benefit ef 
supporters in attendances to . 
cheer the team on. - 

“Cup situation 

“The rules state that 25 per 
cent of tickets must be offered 
to the visiting dub and tea|| 
managem ent committee fed 


attempt to dissuade him from appointment.- ft's a big cfaal- manager after expressing Lis Road and it is unlikely he will management committee fed 
leaving during an early mom- lenge and I hope Tm up to it disillusionment - with Villa be allowed such freedom with “■* rnle “ comp r ed 

ing meeting. City are expected 
to receive about £80,000 in 
compensation since McNeill 
bad two years of his contract 
to run. 

Threats that Manchester 
City would sue McNeill for 
breach of contract were all 
quietly forgotten and Peter 
Swales, City's chairman, re- 
jected any suggestion that 
Villa's approach contravened 
the* gentlemen's ■ agreement 
that one club should not 
poach another's during the 
season. Mr Swales said: “He 
has done a magnificent job for 
us; in feet the job we brought 
him here to do." 

McNeill, whose first match 
in charge will be tomorrow 
evening's . Littlewoods Cup 

lenge and I hope Tm up to it. disillusionment - with Villa 
Tbe problem of lifting them timing England's trip to Swe- 
offthe bottom exdtes me." He den recently. - 
added: “I am pleased that - though, that the 
there has not been a lot of rift between dub and player is 
acrimony. The City fens made too great now, even for a fiesh 
it very difficult for me to intermediary like McNeill, 
leave, but I hope they can Hodge was mercilessly booed 
appreciate why I've gone. I by tbe Villa Park crowd on 
fed that the Villa opportunity Saturday and he did not 
will prove benefical for myself endear himself to them by 
and my wife and that's. what it giving away the fiist goaL If 
is all about." - ; Hodge does leave, it will be 

Dotig EBis, tbe. Villa chair- interesting' to see what price 
man: said: "From the moment McNeill asks for him. Turner, 
we knew of his potential who paid Nottingham Forest 

availability he was always our £400,000 for Hodge J3 

first choice. Despite early months ago, recently placed 
rebuffs, we have relentlessly him on foe transfer list for 
pursued him. £750.000. 

McNetU joins a dub who . But McNdU's ultimate tar-, 
are bottom offoe first division get must be to restore Villa to 
with six defeats in- seven their, previous gnsuness - 

By Stuart Jones, Football Correspondent 

The break-up of foe mar- 
riages between clubs and man- 
agers has become more 
amicable, superficially at 
least since 1982. In February 
of foal year foe Football 
League chairmen first -put 
forward the idea of “a 
gentlemen’s agreement”. 

only two complaints have 
been registered with the 
League in foe last four years. 
The first concerned the case of 
Roy McFarland, a former 
England international, who 
was employed by Bradford 
City not only as fo«r manager 

tern of behaviour, and are 
expected to offer Manchester 
City £100,000 as financial 
dispensation for foe remain- 
der of Billy McNeill's con- 
tract. The alternative, is to lose 
either :foeir newly- appointed 
manager or even more money 

but also as a player. He joined- - in foe shape of a fine. 

The following year it b<6 Dert)y bounty who were sur- 
name unlawful within foe gW* ^!SL£n 
rules offoe game for “a club to fSS®, n imn to 

induce, or attempt to induce, 
an employee of another club 
who is under a fixed-term 
contract”. The rule was in- 

Bradford. and fined £10,000. 

A fortnight ago, more 
significantly, Millw&U were 
fined £1.000 for taking away 

traduced by a management John Docherty, Frank 
committee increasingly con- McLintock's assistant, from 
cemed that acrimonious pub- Brentford, who did not ask for 
lie argument and threats of compensation. The moves of 

litigation were bringing the 
game into disrepute. 

In one sense, the ploy has 
worked. Although managers 
continue to leave their posts 
with customary regularity 


Thorne pulls 
off another 
great escape 

Willie Thome headed home 
to Leicester from Southend 
yesterday £50.000 the richer 
after completing the latest of 
snooker's escape acts. Thome 
fought back from 9-7 down to 
snatch the inaugral Matchroom 
Professional title from .world 
No. I. Steve Davis, on Sunday 

But Thome must have felt 
victory bad slipped away when. 
7-5 ahead, one poor safety shot 
on the final black of the 13th 
frame lei Davis in to start a four- 
frame winning burst that earned 
him to within an ace of victory 

FINAL; W Thome tt SDovo 10-9. {Frame 
scons. 'Thome feso 1262. 2677. 59-31, 
17-73. 2683. 111-9. 77-52. M7. 91-26. 
10342. 7-S5. 963& 6668. 671 . 1442, 6 
90 . 64 - 54 , 6610 . 967 . 

• Cliff Thorbum retained his 
Langs Supreme Scottish Mas- 
ters title in Glasgow on Sunday 
night when he won four of the , 
-.last five, frames against Alex 

all foe other managers have 
been settled out of court, as- it 
were, or outside foe grounds of 
foe relevant stadia. 

Aston Villa are sure to 
follow foe newly-accepted pat- 

pull out 

Renault yesterday - an- 
nounced that they are 
withdrawing from the For- 
mula One world champion- 
ship at the end of this year 
after failing to reach agree- 
ment to supply engines to foe 
McLaren team. A spokesman 
for Renault said that dis- 
cussions had broken down 
because McLaren would not 
accept the involvement offoe 
French petroleum corn pan v. 
Elf. who traditionally supply 
the fuel for Renault’s racing' 

Shell Petroleum had appar- 

The management comm- 
ittee's plan, in another sense, 
therefore, has not worked. 
They attempted to bring hon- 
our. dignity and loyalty, 
characteristics that cannot be 
bought, to the fragile relation- 
ship that exists between clubs 
and managers. However, all 
that has been achieved is the 
silence of the victim, who 
yesterday, happened to be 
Manchester City. But in. .a 
sport that is being governed 
increa singly by money, 
£100,000 can turn a snarl of 

be allowed such freedom with 
foe cheque book now. But at 
least he will be able to wheel . 
and deal 

Finance may govern the 
next managerial move of City, 
who are a fer cry from the 
spend, spend, spend days of 
Malcolm Allison. 

An obvious target, 
gentlemen's aggreements not- 
withstanding. would be Joe 
Royle, a former player and 
now manager of Oldham Ath- 
letic, the second division lead- 
ers. But Royle may decide he 
has some unfinished buslbess 
at Oldham and. anyway, it is 
doubtful whether City could 
afford him. Tbe successor, 
who will be discussed tomor- 
row, is more likely to come 
from within. 

In and out 
at Villa 

McNairs predecessors since 1968 
Jan 70k Docherty arrived amidst 
great optimism attar a board up- 
heaval but he was dismissed the 
following season when VUIa wore In 
danger of relegation to the third 

VIC CROWE (Jan 7D - May 74) 69- 
70: relegated to third division. 70- 
71: League Cup runners-up. 71-72: 
ttwd division champions. 73*74: 
finished 14th in second division. 

RON SAUNDERS (Aug 74 - Feb 82): 
74-75: League Cup winners, pro- 
moted lo first tSvision. 7677: 
League Cup winners. 00-01: first 

Ron BendaJI, having reached third 
round of the European Cup. 

TONY BARTON (Feb 82 - May 84L 
81-82: European Cup. winners. 82- 
83: European .Super Cup wtotors. 
83-84: finished 10th in first division. 


GRAHAM TURNER (Aug 84 - $ep 
86). 04-05: finished 1 &h-in first 
efiviston. 85-08: finished Ifth. 86*7: 

acnisatiou into a smile of SedX^CSteS’taSi 


and to an incredulous shout of Higgins, 
joy a^d anguish, scattered tbe 

Stumps. 63.1683.7044.9635.21-69.61-48,113- 

because McLaren woma not Pavur nlav-ofrwm 
accept the involvement of the ^ avuE Wln 

French petroleum company. 

the fuel for Renaulfs ran p >lg Greater Pavin 

"ft* , , , , Corey Pavin. offoe United 

Shell Petroleum had appar- States, sank a 10-foot birdie 
eruly insisted on maintaining pmj on foe fourth play-off 
its contract with McLaren. Of hole on Sundav to defeat the 
foe teams now using Renault Canadian. Dave Barr, and win 
engines only Data General the Greater Milwaukee Open. 
TvrreU have vet to announce a Pavin had compiled a final 
replacement far 1987. ■ round of 67, five nnderpar. to 

lie with Bait. 

six games. 

Olympic aid 

From 1987 leading Britirih 
sportsmen and sportswomen 
will be offered back-up-facil- 
ities at the first British Olym- 
pic Association (BOA) 
medical centre at Northwick 
Park Hospital, Middlesex. 
Competitors preparing for the 
1988 winter and sunifoer 
games in Calgary and Seoul 
will be the firstto benefit from 
the BOA scheme which is 
being backed by foe Sports 


Sir Walter Whuerbortom. 
former England manager, and 
FA chairman Ben MiUichip 
will read foe lesson at the 
service of thanksgiving for the 
life, and work of Sir Stanley 
Rous at Westminster Abbey 
on Thursday. Tbe address will 



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t with." /_■ 

A Kefly added that there were 
2T League games a seasaH 
e when the policy could be tested 
. and evaluated. ^The cap site*- " 

2 two is a one off." HJ 

.f Explaining their dedsba to IV 

introduce a membership 
scheme, which effectively: ex- It 

Z eluded visiting supporters, a . 

e 'move which follows Gora-fr- | It 
j mentgindeiines, John Smith, m N 

. Luton's executive director, 9 A 

l said: "We are determined that 9 f 

e hoofigans should never agaia ? | 

s cause such trouble at Ken3- 1 

s woitii Road. But the pattern of 

j disturbance was much greater 

. than indicated by a single * 

event, however traumatic. « t 
f Rowdyism, drunken, boorish 
behaviour, occasional mindr| 
le^ riolence and vandalism; J, 

with football as its focus,.lias ™ 

soared our relationship with Cl 

tbe local community. fv 

“Shopkeepers and pub* 
beans put np the shatters on K 

r match days. Takings at the $5 

- local shopping centre ptnm- 

i meted because housewives 

! into r^of fonl-SSSS m 

1 yobs on the way to foe match. If 

Residents In terraced homes 1 ’ 

- near our ground vacated foeir R 

: front rooms on Saturday afters A \ 1 

: noons and waited for 5pm.* * 1 

Luton nsed a £150,000 con* 1 

pnter-om trolled membership 
: system from the start of foie 
■ season and nearly 20,000 pee- 
: pfe have applied for cards. Tt* 

, dab said that many fiunBie*.. T n 

1 had been attracted to foofoaD *11 

I for the first time in years ^ 

“Football ha£ - Je 

given inalready” J? 

r WfC 

| Luton estimate that about 
; 2,000 extra local supporters ul; 

t attended foe recent match ^ 

ag a i n st Arsenal compared ^ 

. with tbe same fixture last - 1 s «n, 
| season. . f r 

Smith said: “In foe town out M 

match days, people now go f/j 

about their normal business. 

In the ground, a fair, friendly^ Ik 

le» partisan atmosphere pie- 
yaBs, with Newcastle's goaL 
keeper leaving the ground' to , ^ 

an ovation after an outstand- j j/W 
Ing performance recently. * 

**T7»e vast ma jorit y of ! t 

would-be visiting supporters . 

have respected our dedskmT : 3^ 

only a few making the wasted Jtte 

jomney on each occasion. Thiar . W 

ronfirms that the vast majority ; fcT 

of football fans are responsible. 1 


Smith pointed out that foe r. taf 
league s belief that foe policy & 

of only allowing home support- Si, 

ers into foe ground is ».% 

capitulating to foe trouble- 
makers and an unfair home 
advantage. (L 011 

Bat football has given in - 
already, by allowing decent- 
wpportere w be driven from 
foe game In foeir mOfions. Our 
schttne cute to foe heart of foe 

hoohgan problem. Our experi- - ps-” 1 

ewe alM suggests that a 


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15. 6142. 17-117. 21-73, 664, 66-41. 66 
51. 2670. 8632. 8623. 

Bateman’s job Woosnamup ^ Bishop of ^“’5 

15L * Eddie Charllon - of Australia, 
in The Times (December 15), b^amc , he Hrsi major casualty 

spread across an unprece- 0 f the Rothmans Grand Prix 
dented three columns, was tournament at Bristol yesterday 
headed: "THE GREATEST when he went down 5-4 to Tony 
TEST MATCH OF ALL Drago. of Malta. 


SCORES: West Imfles 453 and 284 
Australia 505 and 232. 

Oiartton (Aus) 5-4: J Camprtll |Au*J bt G 
FOutas (Ena) 60: C Wftaan (Wei) fa l 1 
Anderon (Aus) W 

. Phil Bateman, the leading 

British finisher' in the world Ian Woosnam took his 
road race championship in winnings for. the season to 
Colorado Springs at the begin- . £ 1 00.000 and dimbed from 
ning of the month will lead the ■ eighth to Third place in the 
Great Britain amateur team in PGA European Tour's Epson 
the Nissan International Clas- order of merit after his Law^ 

Cbelmsfont ^fj^ recapture some of 

m,ssin 8 millions." 
decision fol- 


.Torn Blunn. chairman of tii^ fiieiKSh-firtf ^ 
foe English Table Tennis Z ' ° 

Assodation since . 1978. has match fnr 

died in a ScarfroiotUdi Hos- ■'!. mmutes and', 

sic cycle race which starts in rcnee Badcy tournament vie-, died in a Scarborough Hos- causmurtw 

Dublin on October L - tot> atfoe Belfry. - pice; He was 69. ponce to arrest 60t 


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