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THEiTTMES. TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 30 1986 


BUSINESS AND FINANCE 


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No 62,575 


THE 



TIMES 


MONDAY SEPTEMBER 29 1986 




yj^ Labour conference opens with rejection of US jrotection 








Miu coiiratfe- 

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Kinnock firm “““ 
on shutting d ^ n 

1 1 By Our Political Editor 

mirlPHF hfICPC Jwafsaasss 

the party’s National Executive 


Pressure grows 
for controls on 
mortgage loans 


By Robin Oakley, Political Editor 




By Staff Reporters 


Mr Neil Kinnock, the La- 
bour leader, confirmed yes- 
terday that a Labour 
government would not only 
scrap nuclear weapons in Brit- 
ain and close down US 
nuclear bases, but h would 


weapons be prevented from 
using British airfields. 

But Mr Kinnock confirmed 
that a Labour government 
would not allow Britain to be 
used » a staging post for US 
aircraft on active, missions 


. " _ .. and leader of Sheffield City 

rsssasSEss srasaysse 

The task has been com- Mr Roy Hattersley, to be 
plicated by the American .honest and admit that 


also reject the protection of such as the Libyan raid, “not 
the US nuclear umbrella. for the purposes of attacking 
Mr Kinnock said in inter- and n °* witb armed 


intervention. Mr Kinnock has 
had to hold b?c k the hotheads 
in his party from extreme 
reaction to Mr Weinberger's 


views that he had told Presi- 
dent Reagan that he would not 
wish in any circumstances for 
the US to use nuclear weapons 
for Britain's protection. 

He said on BBC television's 
This Week, Next Week: “If we 
are not prepared to use the 
weapon system ourselves we 
certainly would not be asking 
anyone else to jeopardize 
themselves by the use of that 
nuclear weapon. I think it 
would be immoral to do so." 

The Labour leader also spelt 
out in greater detail the im- 
plications of Labour’s anti- 
nuclear policy. Mindful of the 
employment projects around 
the US installations, Labour 
will not dose aO American 
bases in Britain capable of 
being used by nud ear-armed 
aircraft and missiles but only 
those with stockpiled war- 
heads and weapons. 

Nuclear-powered boats 
carrying nuclear weapons “for 
temporary purposes" would 
not be excluded from entering 


for the purposes of attacking comment, finally due to be 
and not with armed, broadcast on Panorama, to- 


and not witb armed, 
weapons." 

The Labour leadership was 
raced with a difficult task after 
the highly publicized split on 
defence between the Liberals 
and the Social Democrats and 
the leaking of sharp criticism 

Conference reports 4 
Kinnock strategy 12 
Diary 12 

Leading article 13 

of the party’s defence plans by 
Mr Caspar Weinberger, the 
US Defence Secreary, and Mr 
Richard Perfc, his deputy. 

It has focused the spotlight 
back on a policy which Mr 
Kinnock had hoped to keep in 
the shadows at Blackpool this 
week. 

Mr Kinnock is trying to woo 
away from the Alliance the 
unilateralist Liberals who 
have been dismayed by Mr 
David Steel's support for a 
continued nuclear deterrent. 

At the same time he is 
seeking to convince a sceptical 
British electorate which 


night, by reacting sharply. 


Labour’s plans could not be 
implemented without an in- 
crease in the standard rate of 
income tax. 

The Labour leadership has 
maintained that the party’s 
programme for tackling un- 


Mr Weinberger will issue a employment and boosting 
warning that it will be difficult benefits can be implemented 
to hold together the 16-nation by increasing taxes on those 
Nato alliance if a Labour earning more than £27,000 a 




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government were to impose K ar - ® Hl Mr Bfomkm told a 
unilateralist policies and dose “"msc meeting in Blackpool 
down the US nuclear bases in yesterday: “You can’t sustain 
Britain. America’s main stag- a credible drive for socialism 
mg post in Europe. ^ if you only say you will 
w _ . . , _ increase tax for those earning 

Mr Perie. appearing last over £28,000 or £30000 a 
night on the Channel Four vear 

*** “ill my view there will have 




destabilization of Nato. 


to be a return to a higher 


“The one circumstance in standard rate of income tax 
which one can imaging serious mid people wiD respect ns for 
degradation of the American saying so." 
nuclear commitment is that . Mr Blunkett's remarks were , 
you should have in power in just the kind of shock Mr 
the United Kingdom a Kinnock .and his senior col- 
Kinnock government tenues had hoped to avoid at 
committed to denudeariza- whal they expect to be the last 
tion on the part of the United Labour Party Conference be- 
Kingdom," he said. fore the next election. 


Ingdom," he said. fore the next election. 

STL tatai !£. 


British pons nor would bomb- emphatically rejected Labour 
ers capable of carrying nuclear unilateralism at the last deo 


remmks were in stark contrast! 
10 m interview given earlier i 
to accept any risks itseu, and jest^y t© the BBC’s “This ■ i 

Confirmed on page 4, ool 7 Week, Next Week" by Mr! | 


Tomorrow 

Sweet and 
sour 


£10bn spending 
aim ‘realistic’ 

. By Rodney Lord, Economics Editor 



When the Queen 
visits China next 
month she will 
find many signs of 
the West 
booming hotels, 
restaurants, 
motorways and free 
enterprise. A 
major series starts 
with a look at 
how the Chinese 
are coping with 
capitalism 


| The Institute for fiscal 
Studies, after the. first in- 
dependent audit o&he Labour 
Party’s spending plans, con- 
cludes that the immediate 
; programme has been realis- 
tically costed at about £10 
billion. 

But the remaining pledges 
in Labour’s policy plans have 
not been formulated clearly 
enough to cost them ac- 
curately.' Even so, they are 
likely to be “expensive”. 

The short-term plans in- 
volve a £3.5 billion anti- 
poverty plan to be paid for by 
higher taxes on the better off 
and a £6 billion anti-un- 
employment plan to be fi- 
nanced by higher borrowing, 
which the institute says has 
been only vaguely formulated. 

The institute said that it is 
dear the remaining “pledges’’ 
contained in the Ira drawn up 


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to accept any risks Itself; and y ester dayt 0 theBBCs“ThiS; 
Confirmed on page 4, col 7 Week, Next Week" by Mr! 

t Kmnock. j 

HDVt£llTl#T He claimed: “We have the 

py UP BIlM means to transfer from the! 

t very best off in society to the, 

_ 1 * . A f ? pecide who are very badly off* 

I) I] K|| f* m society a sum whidi wul at 

least give them a decent 
icosomics Editor amount .to live on." 

■ ■ • ... Asked whether Labour 

for m pa rt of Labour’s initial nnght not to be taDdi% of 
programme. . increasing taxes on those earn- j 

The controversy over the ing £15.000 or even £10000 * ] 


r v tL 

The image-makers: Mr and Mis Kinnock in Blackpool 
yesterday displaying the party's new red rose symboL 
(Photograph: Chris Harris) 

TSB seven times 
oversubscribed I 
on £1.5bn offer 


—^Sudd— 

• There is £24*000 to be 
won in The Times 
Portfolio Gold weekly 
competition next 
Saturday, three times 
the usual amount 
because there has been 
no winner for the past 
two weeks. 

• Saturday’s £4,000 
daily prize was shared 
by two readers, Mr A 
Harwood of Pulborough, 
west Sussex, and Mr 
Kenneth Hunt of 
Shrivenham, Wilts. . 
Details, page 3. 

• There is a further 
£4,000 to be won today. 
Portfolio fist page 20; 
rules and how to play, 
information sendee, 
page 16. 

Beirut battle 

Fresh fighting was reported 
on Beirut's “Green Line" 
battiefront after a clash be- 
tween rival forces in Christian 
east Beirut in which at least 30 
people were killed Page? 

Secrecy ends 

In an unprecedented break 
with secrecy, the Soviet Union 
opened pans of its mam 
nuclear test ate in Central 
Asia to Western, Japanese and 
Soviet Woe journalists Plage 6 

London list 

A further list of London 
University degrees is pub- 
lished today Page 22 

Home Nr*? 2-5 tWsswonta 18.16 
(haws 6-8 Diary J2 

Appts 1A22 Leaders 13 
Arts 15. Letter* J3 

Bin In, deaths Pro* Bonds 16 
marriages M Science 5 

Bridge 8 Sport 27-3W2 

Business 17-22 TV A Radio 31 
Court 14 Weather 16 

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by Mr John MacGregor, Chid" Mr MacGregor's costings for 
Secretary to the Treasury, concentrating on only the 
which be costed in total at £28 gross cost of Labour’s mea- 
bfllion. are not intended to sures. 


programme. . increasing taxes on those earn- 

The controversy over the ing £15.000 or even £UyJ00* 
cost of Labour’s proposals is year, Mr Kinnock replied that 
now likely to enter a new be did not see virtue in 
phase as Conservative spokes- foynfinn of itself- “imposing 
men try to establish the pro- additional slabs of taxation on • 
rise status of the longer term people on wham yon don’t 
objectives., need to impose taxes, £15,000. 

piese indude: a lower a year, people on £10,000 a 
retirement age for men, year, ifs got no merit of itself I 
universal entitlement to adult * 
education, more overseas aid, 
a comprehensive national 
disability income, possible 
cuts in the working week, an 
educational maintenance 
award to 16-18 year olds, 
mere nursery education, a 
phased increase in student 
grants, increased spending on 
the axis, pay for local coun- 
dlkxs, an end to private 
practice in the NHS, and 
increased dcalbgrants. 

The institute also criticizes 



By Lawrence Lever 

No one apart from priority stftntion applied for 100 mil- 
applicants is guaranteed to lion shares. t . 

receive shares in the Trustee The bank has scaled down 
.Savings Bank’s £1-5 billion the allocations of all successful 
public offer, and no applicant applicants so that even those 
will be given more than a few applying for the minimum 
thousand shares. 400 shares, will, if successful 

| The bank will announce this 
aftemoon the basis oil which it “ 
has decided to allocate shares 
for the offer which was seven ““H* 00 

times oversubscribed with 

£5.5 billion sent in by almost 5 to £f^ d ^ t ? 0d £ 5 . 
miffion applicants. • ^ °“& applicants guar- 

an teed shares are tic 1 25 
On Saturday morning the million TSB employees or 
TSB bdd a ballot to determine accountholders. Half of the 
who will receive shares. Ap- shares on offer were reserved 
plicants will shortly know for them. But only those who 
their fete as fire bank will be applied for a few shares are 
cashing the cheques of likely to receive their applica- 
successful applicants this- lions in full, 
morning. The TSB and its accoun- 


It is believed that applica- M ®^S® now . 

tions for more than four investigating about 5.000 sus- 
million shares will not be pected multipleapphcations. 


Mr Bhmkett: CbalkagiBg 
the party mi taxation. 


Bonn foils 
big rush 
of refugees 

Bonn (Reuter) — West Ger- 
many appears to have thwart- 
ed a attempt to rush 27,000 
Third World refugees into 
West Berlin on a roundabout 
route through Eastern Europe. 
The Foreign Ministry said 


s Hammer fails to 
free Daniloff 

JS From Oar Own Correspondent, Moscow 

3er- Dr Armand Hammer, the Colleagues of Mr Daniloff 
88-year-old Am e rican mil- at the Moscow office of the US 
,000 lionaire, last week Launched a News and World Report, the 
mto secret, personal mission de- magazine he represented here 
tout signed to try and speed up the for five and a half years, said 
ope. release of Mr Nicholas that they had not been in- 
said Daniloff, the American formed of Dr Hammer’s inter- 
had journalist awaiting trial here vention. They added that Mr 


yesterday that the plan had journalist awaiting tru 
involved ferrying 600 coach- on spying charges, 
loads of asylum-seekers from Western sources con 
Turkey to .Bulgaria and then to here last night that Dr 
West Berlin. . mer flew to Moscow ea 

Bulgarian and Polish dip- week and held two m 
lomats in Bonn were called to about the Daniloff afia 
the Foreign Ministry on Sat- a senior Soviet official 
nrHay and asked to help in they did not identify, 
stemming the flow. He then flew back to t 

Bulgarian authorities told where a spokesman f 
Bonn that the fire* busloads company. Occidental 
had been turned back at the Jeum, emp hasize d that 
Turkish frontier and that refit- acting on his own 

gees would not be allowed to yve and not at the be] 


Daniloff and his wife, Ruth, 


Western sources confirmed remained at their temporary 
here last night that Dr Ham- accomodation inside the US 
mer flew to Moscow early last Embassy compound “anx- 
week and held two meetings iously awaiting" the outcome 
about the Daniloff affair with of Soviet- American dip- 


aflocated any.One City in- 

Man IJtd 
locked in 
basement 

By Onr Sports Staff 

The darkness surrounding 
Manchester United deepens. 
Locked securely in the base- 
ment of the first division, they 
lost at home yesterday for the 
third rimft tfiiw season. 

United are flying cm the 
wings of outrageous mis- 
fortune. As well as hitting the 
bar, they had two penalties 
saved in as many minutes by 
the Chelsea goalkeeper who 
once played under the United 
manager, Ron Atkinson, at 
West Bromwich Albion. 

• Lloyd Honeyghan, of 
Bermondsey, achieved the 
most memorable win in Brit- 
ish boxing since Randolph 
Turpin took the middleweight 
title from Sugar Ray Robinson 


a senior Soviet official whom lomatic contacts in the US. 


they did not identify. 


It was understood that Dr 


He then flew back to the US, Hammer was attempting to 
where a spokesman for his use his remarkable personal 


company. Occidental Petro- rapport with Mr Mikhail 
leum, emphasized that he had Gorbachov, the Soviet leader. 


cross Bulgaria unless they had 
valid visas for West Germany. 

“The Bulgarian action ap- 
pears to have resolved the 
problem, and we are grateful 

i for this co-operative attitude," 

a ministry spokesman said. 

Sources said the idea was to 
bring the refugees, mostly 
Iranians, into West Berlin 
before October 1, when a key 
“back door" route for thou- 
sands of refugees coming West 
through Hast Berlin will dose. 

The refugees were to have 
been driven by bus to Sofia to 
I catch special flights to 'East 
Berlin or Warsaw, from where 
they would have taken trains 
to the West 

More than half the near- 
record 77,000 refugees who 
have sought political asylum 
in West Germany this year 
have flown first to East Berlin 
with East German transit 
visas and then crossed the 
Beriiu Wall to the West. 

Most of .the refugees are 
from the Middle East, India 
and Pakistan. 


undisputed world welter- 
weight champion Donald 
Curry, of the United States, in 
six rounds at Atlantic City 
Like Robinson in his time, 
Curry was rated by boxing 
experts to be pound for 
pound, the best in the world. 

Fall reports, page 32 


Photograph, page 17 

Sir Robert 
Helpmann 
dies at 77 

By Nicholas Beeston 

Sir Robert Helpmann, one 
of the world's most acclaimed 
dancers and choreographers, 
died yesterday in his native 
Australia at tire age of 77. 

Sir Robert, whose career in 
the performing arts in Britain 
and Australia spanned more 
than 50 years, died at Sydney's 
Royal North Shore HospitaL 
He was admitted for treat- 
ment earlier this year suffering 
from gastric and chronic respi- 
ratory Alnesses. 

Dame Ninette de Valins, 
the founder and director of the 
Royal Ballet, said yesterday: 
“I knew he was 31, birt he told 
me he had acted a mime role 
two months ago and his death 
comes as a shock." 

Mr Peter Wright, the direc- 
tor of Sadler’s Wells said: “His 
deafii is a great, great loss." 

Mr Nod Pefly, the Austra- 
lian Ballet Company admin- 
istrator. described Sir Robert 
as “the g reates t Australian in 
the field of the arts this 
century". 

Obituary, page 14. 


The Government is feeing 
mourning pressure to control 
the spiralling cost of buying a 
borne. The results of an 
investigation by The Times 
suggest that, as the rate of 
mortgage arrears and re- 
possessions continues to rise, 
there is an urgent need to: 

• Make the rules governing 
the amount financial institu- 
tions can lend more stringent. 

• Introduce legislation to 
make “gazumping" illegal. 

• End the current harsh and 
haphazard debt collection 
practices, and adopt a more 
humane system. 

• Give increased financial 
support to independent ad- 
visory bodies, such as the 
Birmingham Settlement 
Money Advice Centre. 

• Curb unscrupulous second 
mortgage firms and com- 
panies which exploit 
leaseholders. 

• Revitalize a government 
scheme, designed to help first- 
lime buyers, which is now out 
iof date. 

Fierce competition in the 
mortgage market has led to a 
disturbing increase in re- 
possessions and arrears. Re- 
possessions increased from 
10.870 in 1974, to 16,770 in 
1985, up by 54 per cent 
If arrears alone are taken 
into account, the picture is 
much more alarming. Accord- 
ing to the Lord Chancellor's 
.Department, which monitors 
foe number of court cases in 
lEngland and Wales. 42,555 
! home-own ers faced court or- 
ders for repossession in 1985, 
■up from 35,397 in 1984. 

Those figures, however, 
have been criticised for seri- 
ously underestimating foe real 
extent of the problem. Un- 
official figures suggest that 
about 300,000 owner-occupi- 

Drug tests 
for armed 
services 

By a Staff Reporter 

The Ministry of Defence 
wifi subject servicemen to 
routine drug tests for the first 
time in the new year. 

The ministry has ordered 10 
revolutionary urinalysis ma- 
chines to test servicemen who 
are suspected of taking drugs. 
The machines will replace the 
more usual tests carried out by 
police and doctors in forensic 
science laboratories. 

The machines will be used, 
in accordance with the Police 
and Criminal Evidence Act of 
1984, to aid investigations 
into drug abuse. 

Army personnel of all ranks 
who are believed to be taking 
drugs will be required by the 
Royal Military Police to take 
the drug detection tests, which 
iCan trace and identify every 
Continued on page 16, col 7 


ers across the whole spectrum 
of home ownership, who have 
borrowed far more than they 
can repay, now have serious 
mortgage arrears. 

A growing number of finan- 
cial experts argue that the 
problem is the result of over- 
lenient lending policies and 
the industry has been warned 
to put its house in order or 
free Government action. 

The Governor of the Bank 
of England. Mr Robin Leigh- 
Pemberton. has already told 
lenders “to resist pressures to 
allow lending criteria to be- 
come excessively lax”. 

Sir Gordon Borne, Director 
General of Fair Trading, said: 


FRONT 


Spectrum 10 

“Financial institutions of all 
kinds are falling over them- 
selves in their eagerness to 
offer credit and, indeed to 
thrust credit upon us. They 
must recognize that they have 
a responsibility to help solve 
the problem they have created 
or face the prospect of 
govemmnent regulation that 
would force them to do so." 

Dr John Doling, a senior 
lecturer at Birmingham 
University's Centre for Urban 
Regional Studies, who made a 
two-year study of mortgage 
debt, said: “Official figures 
from the building societies are 
misleading to say the least. 
There are some 300.000 
owner-occupiers in serious 

Continned on page 16. col 1- 

Chancellor 
hits at 
dealers 

By Our Oty Staff 
■ The Chancellor of the Ex- 
chequer, Mr Nigel Lawson, 
blamed financial market deal- 
ers for having an almost 
unhealthy preoccupation with 
very short-term concerns. 

He was speaking as min- 
isters and bankers, meeting in 
Washington, feared that 
continued pressure on the 
pound in theforeign exchange 
markets might force a rise in 
bank interest rates this week. 

The seven leading industrial 
countries, meeting before the 
annual meeting of foe Inter- 
national Monetary Fund 
faded over foe weekend to 
agree new initiatives to sta- 
bilize exchange rates. Foreign 
exchange dealers are now 
.likely to resume sales of both 
the dollar and sterling. 

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thon space flights such as one 
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The unprecedented experi- 
ment. being conducted by the 
Soviet Health Ministry, began 
last spring when the 10, 
including a doctor, a tech- 
nician and a mechanical en- 
gineer, took to their beds in a 
Soviet laboratory. 

They arc wheeled to the 
bathroom and toilet and re- 
ceive most food through 
tubes. Five receive vitamins 
and do exercises, while the 


Scientists noted that at first 
the volunteers argued a lot 
among themselves, but had 
subsequently learnt more pa- 
tience and toteranc e. 

Even their limited calls 
home had to be curtailed 
because they became 
upsetting. 

"We watch televirion and 
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volunteer, Mr Igor Poyarkov, 


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his bed. 

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each other. Sometimes we 
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a good occasion to analyse 
one’s life." 

In the months since the 
experiment began, most of the 
group have lost their ambition 
to use their enforced leisure 
constructively. 

“When we started, 
everbody planned a lot; to 
read literature, to learn a 
foreign language — things like 
that," said Mr Poyarkov. 

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were not fulfilled. Now we just 
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of good.” 

In order to simulate 
weightlessness, the volunteers 
are all lying with their feet 
kept permanently at an angle 
of five degrees above their 
beads. 

Tbe most industrious of the 
group is Mr Sergei Kopanev, 
aged 34, a doctor 

He achieved a university 
degree answering a series of 
questions on bis thesis from a 
professor who sat at his 

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Civil Service union 
poll set for re-run 

The 150.000 members of Britain's largest CfrU Service 
onion expect to be told this week that there "ill be a re-ran 
of the election which earlier this year installed the Militant 
Mr John Macreadie as its general secretary (Tim Jones 
writes). 

Since his election, the Civil and Public Services 
Association has been strife-torn with allegations of ballot 
rigging and counter cfaftns of manipulation by a “right- 
wing clique”. 

In the election, caused by the departure of Mr Alistair 
Graham to the Industrial Society, Mr Macreadie defeated 
the moderate candidate Mr John EUis by 70A24 voges to 
20.303 on a 40 per cent turnout _ 

Since then, complaints of irregularities in the CPSA vote 
have been investigated by the Electoral Reform Society, 
whose report is to be examined by the union’s executive this 
week. 


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Inquiry into Property Services Agency’s missing millions 

MPs to probe building ‘scandals’ 


By Martin Fletcher building at Hanslope Park, consistenflycriticaliniissiaji- 
Politkfll Reporter Buckinghamshire, of nearly £5 dard annual reports on the 

. , . . . . „ million on a £19 million PSA's expenditure. Other as- 

A full-scale inquiry is about re ^ ocau - on 0 f the laboratory of peers of its work that the MPs 
to be launched by the Com- ^Government Chemist, and are likely to probe are: 


mens environment « of nearly £8 railHon on a 

planned £11.6 million remand 
members has described as foe J r j son ai Brinsford. 


Stage one of the new British 

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Radio quiz scrapped Stents* nearly £1 1' Trillion. 


memb^has described asthe ^ a t BrinsfoTd. 

scandals of the c M fr ftK tehm* 

Government’s Property Ser- Stanordshm.. 
vices Aeencv Stag® one of foe new ontish 

A central part of the in- Library is now £17 million 
vestigalion will be into die over its onginal esnmate or 
enormous discrepancies be- ^ million, while improve^ 
tween the estimated and ac- raenis to the eastern gallenes 
tual costs of buildingprojects of foe Natural History Mu- 
undertaken by the PSA, and saun. estimated at just under 
whether those are the result of £1 frnJIioa, have risen io 


The BBC yesterday rejected suggestions that the long- 
running schools’ radio quiz programme. Top of The Form, 
was being scrapped because its competitive basis is 
unfashionable in progressive educational circles (Michael 
McCarthy writes). 

Mr Graham Frost, the programme's producer, was 
quoted in a Sunday newspaper as saying that people no 
longer lilced the idea of winners and losers. He was 
reported as saying: “They fear that children who get the 
answers wrong might be embarrassed. I am afraid the show 
do longer fits today's philosophy.” 

Bnt yesterday the BBC, while co nf ir mi ng that the 
present series of Top of The Form is to be the last, denied 
that the element of competition had anything to do with the 
decision to end h. “The programme has simply come to the 
end of its natural life. We want to make room Ibr other pro- 
grammes from time to time.” 

The popular quiz, which features schools from all over 
Britain locked in a general knowledge battle, has been on 
the air since 1940. 


Bat caves 
opened 

Britain's first artificial 
bat cave was officially 
opened in north-west Lon- 
don at the weekend to 
provide a winter home for 
the protected noctmmal 
animals. 

The London Wildlife 
Trust has built the 
hibemaculmn, where bats 
can roost daring their win- 
ter hibernation, in a field 
study centre at Birchen 
Grove, in the London bor- 
ough of Brent 

The hibernacnlnm has 
been built into a mound of 
earth reinforced with oak 
beams and covered with 
wire mesh for the bats to 
hang from. The large in- 
sulated chamber can house 
several hundred of them. 

Similar caves are 
planned for Kent and 
Whipsnade Zoo. 


3 stabbed 
bygang 

Three young black men 
from south London were 
treated in hospital yes- 
terday after being seriously 
wounded in what police 
believe was a racial attack 
by op to 40 white youths 
(Stewart Tendkr writes). 

Mr Ian Henry, aged 18, 
and Mr Jamie Mumuni, 
aged 20, of Streatham, 
were stabbed outside a hall 
in Mitcham as they left a 
party .Mr Adrian Bennett, 
aged 17, from South Nor- 
wood, was later slashed 
across the face. 

Mr Henry was pot in 
intensive care at St 
George's Hospital, Toot- 
ing, with wounds to the 
chest and longs, Mr 
Mamnni had three wounds 
to the bowels, and Mr 
Bennett aged 17, received 
13 stitches. 


tions, incompetence by the At Derby Crown Court, 
PSA, or fraud. costs have risen by 77 per cent 

About 40 examples of or £2.6 million, of which 
“wildly wrong” estimates £700,000 was for redesigned 
have been presented to the fire escapes because the local 
committee, including an over- fire authorities were not con- 
spend of £1.5 million, or 1 14 suited on the original design. 


per cent, on a Foreign Office The committee has been 


Police call 
to stop 
guns show 

By Stewart TemUer 
Crime Reporter 

A call to end the open 
arming of policemen at air- 
pons threatened by terrorism 
is to be debated by senior 
officers at the annual con- 
ference of the Police 
Superintendents’ Association, 
which opens at' Harrogate 
tomorrow. The officers seek a 
return to the traditional image 
of the unarmed policeman. 

The call comes in a motion 
to be put on Wednesday. It is 
formulated by the Durham 
force and has the support of 
another eight forces in the 
North-east but will go before 
the conference with only par- 
tial support from the 
association's executive.' 

Supporters of the motion 
will suggest that if armed 
officers are needed at airports 
weapons should remain hid- 
den until used. If the terrorist 


An “alarming” £100 million 
backlog of maintenance of 
civil buildings managed by the 
PSA. Thai figure does not 
include maintenance of de- 
fence establishments; 

The failure of the PSA to buy 
the valuable freeholds of gov- 
ernment buildings when they 
become available. That has 
been blamed on Treasury 
refusal to make money avail- 
able on a contingency basis; 
The “deplorable” lack of bard 
evidence that the three-year- 
old Property Services Repay- 
ment scheme, under which the 
PSA charges government 
departments according to the 
office accommodation they 
use, has produced any econo- 


mies. The scheme costs 
around £650.000 a year to run; 
An 11 per cent rise in the 
PSA's rent bill this year, well 
above the inflation rate of less 
than 5 per cent; 


that was “the tip of < the 
iceberg”. In the same period, 
66 stan were dismissed, out of 
200 staff disciplined over 
irregularities. 

In 1984 there were 69 new 


Whether local managers. gov- cases of suspected fraud and m 
emmeut offices and buildings the first five months of!985 a 
should not be given greater farther 25 cases. Next month 
powers to carry out their own nine PSA officials, along with 

r • j ■ iiJS 1 J iwvntvnrinrt atlfl 


repair and building work; and 
Hie need for the PSA to 
produce proper commercial 
accounts. 

The PSA, which employs 
26.000 people and administers 
a £12 billion annual budget, 
has been the subject of fre- 
quent fraud and comiption 
allegations in recent years. 

Between 1979 and 1983 
admitted fraud losses totalled 
£860,000, but a report by the 
Commons Public Accounts 
Committee in 1984 claimed 


nine building contractors and 
a former employee of the now- 
defunct Greater London 
Council will appear in court 
facing 88 charges concerning 
alleged bribes in return for 
government contracts. 

In September last year a 
Conservative MP, Mr rrands 
Maude, wrote to Sir George 
Young, then junior minister at 
the Department of the 
Environment, urging the 
PSA’s abolition as ‘‘the only 
effecriv&and efficient solution 
to the problems of the PSA”. 



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Mrs Jemima Pany-Jones, of the Falconry Centre in Neweat, Gloucestershire, with an African crowned eagle on her wrist 
threat has turned airports into a|Ml a ma rt ial eagle, both nf wffiidi are being returned tin the wild of their native Zimbabwe. The birds, which had been reared 

eggs stolen in Zimbabwe, were confiscated along with seven others by the customs in 1984. They will be flown out free 
by British AiiWys next month and released in tie Mitopo Hills (Photograph: Mike Clarity). 


Firearms given back 

Mr lan Wood, the solicitor wanted for questioning about 
two murders, has twice had Ins collection of gans 
confiscated because. 

The first time they woe taken because he was suffering 
from stress and ibe gnns woe returned tiro weeks later af- 
ter a doctor’s examination, the police said. 

On the second occasion they were taken because of an 
administrative problem with renewing bis firearms licence. 
They were returned when the licence was renewed. 




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Danielle Ledez, aged 37, and her daughter, Stephanie, aged 
three. He has made more than ten telephone calls since the 
deaths, many to Sheffield journalists, and he has 
threatened to kill himself. 

Ice rink ... . 

protests ,Fv ; 

The Rev Ian Paisley ./ . 

(right) led protesters yes- .(•*_, ' ,#***>'. «$v-- 

tentoy at the Sonday open- -ftrr*.-. . 

ing of the new £425 million 

Dcitdonald International . ■■&£ ' 

lee BowU Belfast .. 2 , . . .!p$f •• 

The ice rink, which is v,. 
claimed to be the largest in » \ i&jm 
UK. was opened on Toes- 
day by Mr Peter Robinson, • • • -vaj 

Paisley's deputy. Yes- g^Kl 1 . 

terday it was packed with ^ 
spectators. 

The protesters are trying A 

to get the signatures of 
1 1.4(H) ratepayers for a jjjP - 

referendum on Sunday ^Hr JKr 

opening, arguing that op- 1 

eration of the ice-rink is a V 

further desecration of the W 

"traditional Ulster * 

Sabbath". 




state or possible war exists and 
protection should be ^ven by 
soldieis, not policemen. 

The motion expresses seri- 
ous concern “at the arming of 
police at airports with auto- 
matic firearms”. It does not 
support “such a radical change 
from the basis of British 
policing which can change our 
image as an unarmed service 
policing by the use of mini- 
‘mum force”. 

The association's executive 
supports the first part of the 
motion but not foe second, 
arguing that the alternative 
would be foe use of the Army. 
The public would prefer 
armed police to soldiers. 

The motion comes after foe 
decision at foe beginning of 
fo is year by a num ber of forces 
led by foe Metropolitan Police 
to introduce police patrols at 
Heathrow, Gatwick and Man- 
chester airports openly 
equipped with Heckler and 
Koch miniature sub-machine- 
guns set to fire single rounds. 

Yesterday Supx Ian 
Mackenzie, of foe Durham 
force, ■ said he believed foe 
motion would have foe sup- 
port of many members of the 
association and members of 
the Police Federation, which 
represents foe junior ranks in 
foe police service. 

Mr Mackenzie sai±“The 
point we are eying to get 
across is as a matter of 
principle we don't think the 
time is right for police w 
parade openly with firearms. 

“What we are saying in 
effect is that open arming with 
automatic weapons plays into 
foe terrorist’s bands by creat- 
ing more fear than it 
prevents.” 


Jopling’s EEC initiative 


Paying farmers not to grow 


By John Young, Agriculture Correspondent 

A proposal to take 7.5 has already circulated a disr crops, 
million acres of cereal land in cussion document outlining - inilUc 
foe EEC out of production to foe scheme to take land out of 
reduce, the community^ cereals production, cither xt]hi 
mountain of surplus gram will permanently dr for a mini- buvim 
be made today Ire Mr Michael mum term of perhaps five w tf c S 
Jophng, foe Minister for years. nuiiio 

A ?/nSJr nfflT, nA,>h Mw Although SO-Called “Stt Jjj 

aside" schemes have been would 


Jopling will put to agriculture 
ministers from 12 EEC raem- 


widely discussed, and have 
been tried in a somewhat 


Churches quarrel 


Bishop defends his pastoral 
care of ‘deposed’ US priest 


By Clifford Longley, Religions Affairs Correspondent 

An unprecedented crisis in conservative opposed to such House of 
the relationship between foe developments as the ordina- autonomy 


Church of England and its 
American counterpart, the 
Episcopal Church, has arisen 
over the intervention of the 
Bishop of London, Dr Gra- 


de veiopments as tne ordina- 
tion of women is part of foe 
quarrel. 

Father Pasco approached 
Dr Leonard earlier this year 
when he was in the United 


ham Leonard, in an eedesias- States. The bishop agreed that 


lical quarrel in Oklahoma. 

The House of Bishops of foe 
Episcopal Church issued a 
lengthy and outspoken protest 
io the Archbishop of Canter- 
bury. Dr Robert Runcie, be- 
fore the weekend. Yesterday it 
was announced ihai Dr 
Runcic is raising the issue 
with the English House of 
Bishops next month. 

Meanwhile, it has emeiged 
that Dr Leonard himself is to 
visit foe parish at the centre of 
the storm, St Michael’s, Tulsa. 
In a letter to his diocese 
yesterday he defended his 
right to offer pastoral care to 
any pan of foe Anglican 
Communion which was no 
longer under local 
jurisdiction. 

That is the case of St 
Michael's. Tulsa, where foe 
parish priesL Father John 
Pasco, has been “deposed” by 
the Bishop of Oklahoma, foe 
Right Rev Gerald McAllister. 
Whether the deposition is 
because of alleged financial 
irregularity, or whether it is 
because father Pasco is a 


provided Father Pasco was 
now outside foe jurisdiction of 
the local Episcopalian bishop, 
he would regard him as “in 
communion” with foe see of 
London. 


House of Bishops that the 
autonomy of foe Episcopal 
Church will be respected by 
foe other branches of the 
.Anglican Communion and all 
their bishops. It is inappro- 
priate fora bishop in another 
jurisdiction to assume that he 
has the authority to judge foe 
competency of our canonical 
process, or to contradict this 
process." 

They said the primates and 
houses of bishops of other 


Subsequently Dr Uonard parts of foe Anglican Church 
agreed to send the Bishop of should “challenge, correct, 
Fulham, foe Right Rev John discipline” any bishop of 
Klybeig, to Tulsa to admin- foat branch who attempted by 
ister confirmation on October his “physical presence” or his 
12. episcopal office to enable a 

Dr Runcie has already dis- deposed priest to circumvent 
cussed foe quarrel at length ihe church's canon law. 

Z Dr Leonard's terur, describ- 
S!Srnn P mSiate^Dr EdU ing foe general principles of a 
Browrifno^ 1 Dr bishop’s role without referring 

Lrarard's letter to hisdiocrae 2™£- 

th^^merferSce^b^ou iS an without daimingjurisdic- 

tohcS in SteroalTpS *■ 

copalian affairs was “deplor- {0 

able, destructive, and The letter is an extensive 

irresponsible”. An American theological defence of Dr 

bishop who interfered like that Leonard's involvement m foe 

would be liable to be deposed case of Tula- 

himself. No date has been given for 

^ “It is foe expectation of this Dr Leonard’s visit to Tulsa. 


T different form in foe United 

States, this is foe first time that 
real fanners will be aim- Government, and 

S Probably any EEC govern 

an acre^ffoe land'lin fallow! S^ZrftoSE 

“»>» - x n n. B «.“sns 

Mr Jopling, foe airreot Pro^ uce - 
president of the EEC Council The discussion paper es- 

and his officios have es- timates foat if three million 
ti mated foat it will cost £800 hectares of cereal land were 
million a year initially. convened, half to fallow and 
The British Government half to producing alternative 


MPs again Publish! 
rvu° f nd avert wr 

I III DUSterS By Nicholas Beeston , 

- . „ One of Britain’s largest 

By Oar Political Reporter book publishers is negotiating 

Senior backbench MPs. with theSodeiy ofAufoorsto 
who beUeve they were outra- head off a threatened boycott 
geously treated by the Gov- by 3.500 writers about a 
eminent earlier this year, are dispute involving royalties, 
to make a fresh attempt next Century Hutchinson, 
week to push through pro- publishers of Anthony Buigess 
ceduraf changes in the House Kingsley Amis, have been 
of Commons. negotiating with foe . society 

The all-party procedure for a “code of practice" for 
committee, chaired by the ^ ew authors, but the talks 
Conservative MP. Sir Peter have stumbled over a demand 
Emery, is to publish a second fa 31 been sing rights for a work 
report on ways of ending foe snouia return to tne wnter. 
present “nonsense" whereby .Publishers now hold the 
earlv opposition filibustering n shts for an authors lifetime 
in foe committee stage means and for a farther 50 years until 
that important Bills often go lhe copyright expires, 
to foe Lords with two thirds of The society would like a ti- 

the ir clauses barely looked ai foors to have the power to 
The Leader of the House, renegotiate 20 years after the 
Mr John Biffen. has intimated book is first published, the 
that he will not allow this right to demand higher royal- 
second report to be debated in lies and, if necessary, change 
government time. publishers. Four publishers 

Bui so determined is the have so far agreed to foe 
committee to “drag foe Com- demand, 
mons into the twentieth Mr Anthony Cbeefoam, 
century” that it will if nee- chairman and managing direc- 
essary get the report debated tor of Century Hutchinson, 
in private members’ time. said he was confident the basis 

In February, after a large for an agreement could be 
government “payroll” vote reached with foe society, be- 
defeated the committee's ear- fore it debates what action to 
lier recommendations. Mr take at its annual meeting in 
Biffen claimed ihai they were two weeks, 
too formal and inflexible, and He said he was willing io 
that filibustering was a legiti- meet foe conditions of foe new 
mate political weapon. code of practice, which in- 


crops, foe cost would be £800 

•million a year.' 

-But against that' would be i 
set foe savings on the cost of 
buying and storing surpluses 
which could amount to £6450 
million over five years. 

In terms of unit cost, it 
would be more economic to 
pay about £50 a tonne on 
hypothetical yields from 
poorer land to keep h fallow, 
than to buy grain at £112 a 
tonne and store it for perhaps 
foe whole period of foe 
scheme. 

But foe National Farmers’ 
Union has described the 
scheme as unworkable, 
poining out that, if it is to be 
voluntary, it will not be taken 
up on a big enough scale, 
especially in France and West 
Germany. 


Publishers try to 
avert writers’ ban 



iLMney Anns, on 
pnbiisher’s list. 
dude raising royalty fees to 10 
per cent and paying larger 
minimum advances, but ar- 
gued it was unfair to the 
publishers to have to give up 
licensing rights after 20 years. 

“The relationship between 
an author and a publisher is 
much more iike a 
partnership”, he said.. “This 
proposal ignores foe fact foat 
publishers have a creative 
input as well, and we have 
imeflectual copyright” 

Although it is likely than 
some compromise can be 
found for , non-fiction ma- 
terial. novels could remain a 
stumbling block because it can 
often take a writer many years 
to become .established and 
publishers want to retain foe 
rights over all foe works. 


No end of monkey business without bananas 


By Michael McCarthy 
The last thing you expect to 
see on a Sunday morning on 
the M4, the spokesman for 
Wiltshire police said, is a 
three-foot high green monkey. 

Pink elephants, perhaps. 
Bnt even motorists who never 
touch a drop coaid witness the 
sight of a scampering simian 
yesterday as Zacherie, an 
African green monkey who 
has been on the ran for the 
past II weeks, made an excur- 
sion on to foe motorway. 


Zacherie escaped from the 
home of his owner, Mrs 
Marjorie Book in North 
WroxalL near Chippenham, 
and has since been defying all 
attempts to recapture him. 

His straying on to foe M4 
yesterday led to an RSPCA 
inspector, Mr Ernie Ingram, 
spending several hours 
clambering through a copse, 
hampered by the unavailabil- 
ity of Suitable hanapm baft in 

rural Wiltshire early on' a 
Sunday morning. 


His efforts availed him 
naught so M4 motorists, be 
warned. 

Mrs Book aged 5k shares 
ber home with four dogs and 
16 cats. She bought Zacherie 
for £150 earlier tf5s year from 
Swansea 200 where, she said 
be bad “failed to fit in”. 


mated him because he man- 
aged to unbolt foe kitchen door 

In his spell of freedom 
Zacherie has moved jnst a 
ample of miles to a sheltered 
valley and is thoaght to be 
living off apples and plums 
from local orchards. 

Police, however, are not 


She said “He was far too convinced of the gentleness of 
.soft and they all picked on Zacberie’s dispomtion and are 
him. adrising members of the pub- 

“He was very friendly and Be not t? “have a go”, hana^ 
seemed to be settling In well or mi banana, in case Zacherie 
hot 1 imat have underesti- bites. 


£20 excess 
council car 
park fine * 
proposed 

By Hugh Clayton 
A standard excess charge. of 
£20 should be imposed on 
motorists who fail to “pay and 
display" at council car parte, 
foe Audit Commission says. 

Most councils demand excess 
charges of less than £10 and 
many motorists never bother . 
to pay. 

Its research, based on a 
survey of 370 councils, shows .' f 
that only about two-thirds of 
those who are told to pay 
excess chaises actually do so, 
whether the charge ts G or 
£ 20 . 

Raising foe charge to * 
standard £20 would probably . 
not reduce foe number who . 
pay. But it would help to 
eliminate a gap^ worth £100 
million a year, between what 
councils raise and what they • 
could raise if they worked as 
efficiently as possible 
The commission, a quango . . 
that monitors council spend- 
ing, says that several types of . 
debt are out of control in some m 
councils. It believes that an- 
£100 million could be: 


73 M ir.» -- 


Ulster link 
claim 
on Stalker 

ByOtte Politkal Reporter 

A Conservative MP claimed 
yesterday foat new evidence of 
a ; -“Northern Ireland 
connection” in the false allega- 
tions made against Mr John 
Stalker raised questions about 
bow much confidence can be 
attached 10 the Sampson re- 
port on foe Royal Ulster 
Constabulary. - 
Mr Cedi Franks, MP for 
Barrow and Furness, sent 
documentary evidence to Mr 
Douglas Hurd, Home Sec- 
retary, last Friday which 1 
showed that foe criminal who 
made the allegations against 
Mr Stalker was also working 
for the RUC as an informant , 
against the IRA. 

Mr Franks said yesterday 
that it was “incredible" and 
“inconceivable” that foe 
connection had not been 
picked up by Mr Colin Samp- 
son, the chief constable of 
West Yorkshire, in his sepa- 
rate inquiry into foe Stalker 


However, that inquiry, con- 
ducted by seven senior police 
officers with six support staff 
and costing £250,000, had 
dismissed any “Northern Ire- 
land connection”. 

The allegations led to Mr 
Stalker being suspended from 
his post as deputy chief con- 
stable of Greater Manchester 
last May, when be was in- ; 
vestigafing the RUCs alleged ! 
shool-to-kfll policy in North- : 
era Ireland. 

According to The Observer 
yesterday, the criminal, David 
Bertiestein, was tried in 
September 1984 alongside a 
Mr Mark Klapish, for whom 
Bertiestein had worked and 
who was charged with running 
a fraudulent turn and malrinp 
a deal with the IRA. 

The court was cleared when 
Bertiestein pleaded guilty, it 
was then revealed that 
Bertiestein was a paid infor- 
mant, and his sentence was 
cut to two and a half years. 
Bertiestein died suddenly of a 
heart attack in prison in 
Marcb 1985. 

Mr Franks has now renewed 

his call ibr a full independent 
judicial inquiry imo foe 
Stalker suspension and be- 
lieves foe “foe ball is very 
firmly in foe Horae Office's 
hand <, 

“My view is foat sooner or 
later there will have to be a 
judicial inquiry,” he said. 


ment of council cash-flows. Its 
report about cash flows, which 
is to be published on Thure- 
day, was leaked at the . 
weekend. " 

The commission says that j 
the amount of money ha n d l ed 
by councils is so vast that 
enormous waste can be gen- _ 
erated if several of them 
indulge in a few minor in- 
efficient practices. The collec- 
tion and management of foe 
money charged in rates costs 
£500 million a year and 
involves 400 million separate 
transactions across the 
country. 

Councils are less worried 


ing their cash flow efficiently 
because they do not risk being 
put out of business by failing- 
todosa 

1 The commission’s survey 
suggests that councils could 
have secured £50 million last 
year by collecting rate income 
a fortnight earlier than they 
actually did- Late collection 
does not just delay foe arrival 
of foe money, it also prevents 
councils from investing it to 
gain interest 

That argument was at foe 
heart of foe case brought by 
district auditors against La- 
bour councillors who delayed 
collecting rates in the hope of 
winning aid from the 
Government 

The surcharge of more than 
.£100,000 claimed from Mr 
Ted bright other Labour 
councillors in Lambeth, south 
-London, was an estimate of 
foe interest- that foregone 
through late collection of 
rates. 

The commission says that 
there are many ways for 
councils to make the best use 
of their cadi, including bank- 
ing cheques as soon as they are 
received and claiming all gov- 
ernment grants as soon as they 
become available. 

It suggests that all councils 
should cut the new standard 
excess charge from £20 to £1,0 
for motorists who pay m a few 
days. The survey shows foal 
more excess charges are paid if 
a reduced rate is offered for 
prompt payment. It advises 
councils that a cut-rate offer is 
a good way to encourage 
payment that could use fully 
be extended to parking meters. 

Pursuing individual motor- 
ists who refuse to pay excess 
parking charges was awkward 
because their names had to be 
supplied by foe Driver and 
Vehicle Licensing Centre, in 
Swansea. • 

Improving Cosh Flow Manage- 
ment; (Stationery Office. £5.90). 


Thames river 
bus scheme 
is threatened: 

Lavish plans fora river bus 
service through the heart of 
London are in jeopardy, 
seconding the the Thames 
Water Authority, which is 
spearheading the scheme, It 
could not say how or whether 
it would ever get under way 
(Hugh Clayton writes). 

The authority said yes- 
terday that it would appeal to 
Mr Nicholas Ridley, Secretary 
of State for the Environment, 
in a dispute with foe Conser- 
vative-led Westminster Gty 
Council about plans to replace 
fo e wo oden landing sta y; at 
Westminster pier with a lavish 
covered shopping centre. 

n f w P»cr is a key part trf 
foe authpniy"i hopes for a 
regular river bus sendee that 
would use a number of piers 
along foe Thames as bus stops. 

Mr Roy Watts, chairman of 
foe authority, insists foat all 
new business ventures by 'foe 
authority should pay far 
themselves and not be fi- 
nanced out of water rates. The 
«ndmg stage by Westminster 
bridge was to be replaced by a 

S‘S l iu ai ® er floating complex 
wifo shops and restaurants. 

hJ dcsiBn was ejected 
oy. Westminster council as 
being unsuited to its setting to 
7 conservation area dose 
Jo histone structures of na- 
m? na ‘ importance. 










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BUSINESS AND FINANCE 


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THE TIMES MONDAY SEPTEMBER 29 1 986 


HOME NEWS 



shows more 
resources needed to 

menace 



' MPsofali the main 
parties are urging the Uovera- 
'meni to strengthen the 
.country's police and customs 
■forces in the wake of a survey 
. carried out by The Times into 
their efforts to control' the 
illegal drug trade. 

' The survey showed that in 
spite of assurances, the re- 
sources of the customs and 
police authorities around the 
country are. s till i nyfcqimn* to 
deal'wfth the growing scale of 
the problem. Last week Mr 
: Johu Dellow, the Metropoli- 
tan Police assistant commis- 
sioner. disclosed that 
organized crime syndicates 
.were estimated to be malting 
more than £500 million a year 
.'from drug trafficking. 

• The survey of more than a 
.dozen urban and rural police 
forces showed that in London, 
“where half the country's hard 
drug problem is concentrated, 
Scotland Yard has just 57 
'officers who specialize fa 
drugs offences. Although this 
is 19 up -on last year's total, 
such increases have bad no 
tangible effect. 

‘ According to Mr CoEn 
Hewitt, Scotland Yard's assis- 
tant commissionCT and the 
.country's top drug intelligence 
- co-ordinator, an increasingly 
cynical view was spreading 
'among both pushers and po- 
lice. This was that drug 
'misusers - were “volunteers" 
and nobody had to be in- 
volved in drug-taking unless 
ihey wanted to. 

. In. the West Midlands area, 
■which covers Birmingham 
and Coventry, die number of 
officers earmarked exclusively 
■for anti-drug duties has failed 


In July last year. Lord Lane, Lord Chief Justice, 
cafled^for urgent action against drug traffickers. He 
said: “There see m to be few signs of urgency. How 
many moreyears.wfl] go by, how many more children 
and young persons will have to die degrading 
before action is taken?” Today, a survey by The Times 
discloses that still not enough is being done. 


to match the increase in drug 
offences. While the number in 
the drug squad rose by a mere 
four between 1974 and 1984, 
the total of drug attests rose 
sharply from 470 to 1,117 
during the same period. 

A similar pattern emerges 
from Glasgow, where the 
number of drug-related cases 
in the Strathclyde area* hag 
nearly tripled fa the past five 
years. Its drug squad was 
increased by 11 officers in 
September 1984 to a current 
total of 30. “The flow of drugs 
into Strathclyde is still rising 
sharply," Supt Angus Ken- 
nedy said: “But we are work- 
ing hard to contain it." 

In rural areas such as Devon 
and Cornwall, which has a 
drug squad consisting of 22 
officers (up from 1 9 in 1978), a 
police spokesman said that the 
squad would have been much 
bigger if more officers had 
been available. 

Tbe customs service, too,, 
has felled to get the extra men,' 
which its members say they 
need. The latest figures show 
that the force took on a mere 
185 extra men this year, 
compared with the 1,000, 
which their union, the Society 
of Civil and Public Servants, 
demanded. The force; which 
comprises some 6,900 officers 
in the ports plus 262 specialist 
investigators intodrug-related 


offences, is 

an influx of 2,000,000 cars and 
20,000,000 passengers a year. 

Commenting on the results 
of the survey, Mr Jim Craigen, 
Labour MP for Mary hill and 
joint secretary of the all-party 
group on drug abuse, said that 
tbe Government had “to fan* 
op to the very real need for 
extra police manpower". 

But, faced with the latest 
gfoomy predictions of a dra- 
matic increase in cocaine 
smuggling from Smith Amer- 
ica, its priority must be to 
pour more funds into the 
customs service. 

Mr Charles Kennedy, SDP 
member feu* Ross. Cromarty 
and -Skye and foe Alliance 
spokesman for health and 
social services, said that it was 
time foe Government realized 
that “a Saatchi and Saai rtii 
approach" would not lead to a 
substantial solution 
drugs problem. 



Mr Tom Sackvflle, Conser- 
vative MP for Bolton West 
and a senior member of foe 
parliamentary drug abuse 
group, said that not enough 
was being done by the Gov- 
ernment to pay for vitally 
needed equipment at Britain’s 
airports. More sniffer dogs- 
and better computer technol- 
ogy was required to get a real 
grip on the problem, he said. 



! people took part and helped to raise mone; 
Wales Advisory Group on 


'$ nominated charity, the Prince of 
ffity (Photograph: Ros Drinkwater). 


BR clamp 
on fare 
dodging 
passengers 

By Rodney Cowl on 
Transport Correspondent 

British Rail is extending 
measures to deal with pas- 
sengers found to be travelling 
without a ticket. 

From next Sunday, anyone 
travelling during ' off-peak 
times without a ticket will not 
be allowed to pay a con- 
cessionary fare to foe train 
guard or tbe ticket inspector. 
Instead, he or she will be 
charged the much more 
expensive standard single fare. 

The system has been in use 
for some time in Scotland and 
the west of England. A spokes- 
man for British Rail described 
foe extension as “a revenue 
protection exercise" 

He said that loss of revenue 
through people travelling 
without tickets, or not paying 
foe correct fare, ran into lens 
of millions of pounds a year. 
He said that if a passenger 
travelling without a ticket had 
a good reason for doing so. for 
example because foe ticket 
office at the station had been 
closed, he or she would be 
issued with a concessionary 
ticket. 

For a passenger making a 
single journey foe new system 
will not add to the costs. 
However, for someone intend- 
ing to make a return journey 
that would have qualified for a 
concessionary fare, it will 
mean a significant additional 
cost. 


Legal reforms 


Law officer needed to protect public 


By Frances Gibb, Legal Affairs Correspondent 


Professor faces 
‘faking 9 inquiry 


- Claims foal Professor Mi- 
chael Briggs, ■ a British sci- 
entist, fabricated evidence on 
-the safety of anew generation 
of contraceptive pills are to be 
investigated this week by the 
Committee on the Safety of 
'Medicines. 

A spokesman said the 
'Committee, an advisory body 
to foe Government, would be 
-examining the “serious 
‘-allegations'’ published yes- 
terday in The Sunday Times. 

-■ The- committee . is .- not 
-changing its advice foat- the 
Pill should be prescribed at as 

- low a dose as possible: - 1 

: The committee will also be 
^considering two - recent and 
conflicting reports, one from 
Norway and Sweden and the 
other from New Zealand, 
-about possible links between 

- the piD and breast cancer. 

The Sunday Times report 
“quotes Professor Michael 
■ Briggs, who is described as one 

- of foe most influential inter- 
national experts on contra- 
ceptives and an adviser to the 

• World Health Organization, 
as admitting “serious 
deceptions" in his research. 


The report claims that this, 
“deception" puts a question 
mark on the safety checks on a 
new generation of contra- 
ceptive pills being-taken by up 
to two million women in 
Britain. 

Tbe report says a number of 
products, including Logynon 
and Trinonfiol in Britain, 
were granted licences on tbe 
basis of submissions including 
work by Professor Briggs over 
more than a decade. 

. Professor Briggs is qu oted in 
.foe report as admitting that he 

- had pretended . to have 

- organised studies of the effects 
of oral contraceptives, and 
that the studies had in; feet 
been organised by someone 
else. 

The Sunday Times says 
Professor Briggs' findings had 
now become pan of medical 
literature and were included in 
the work of nearly all major 
contraceptive researchers. 

Dr John Dawson, head of 
the professional and scientific 
section of the British Medical 
Association, said h was un- 
likely that foe BMA would be 
taking any action in this case. 


; Pin could 
improve 
athletes 

By John Good body 
’ Sports News Correspondent 

: Some of Britain's leading 
■ athletes have been given ad- 
. vice on how to use foe 
contraceptive pill to control 
Uhe timing of their periods to 
achieve peak performances in 
important competitions. 

Mrs Joan Allison, the 1970 
and - 1974 Commonwealth 
1.500 metres silver medal 
winner and assistant manager 
: of the British team at last 
month's European 

Championships, said: “This 
: practice had certainly started 
• when l was competing. The 
“team even had a talk from a 
: gynaecologist. But it has be- 
come more common now." 

' An American book, which 
.is a report on a seminar held at 
4he American Olympic tram- 
ming centre in California, rites a 
large amount of research 
Ishowing that moderate ex- 
ercise does not affect men- 
struation. When foe cycle is 
^disturbed by heavy training it 
.soon returns to normal when 
intensive exercise stops. 

- Between 40 per cent and 60 
;.pcr cent do not vary in 
‘performance but 1 5 percent to 
30 per cent had their worst 
'performance in the menstrual 
or pre-menstrua! phases. 

The book also quotes ev- 
idence that increased strenu- 
ous athletic activity often 
.leads to a delay in young 
competitors having their first 
menstruation. 

m This is also found in ballet 
dancers, who are highly moti- 
vated to maintain low body 
weights. In top-class gym- 
pasties, it is often an advan- 
tage not to have attained- 
puberty because of the im- 
proved strength-to-weight 
ratio. . . 

Mrs Allison says that it is 
well-known in running that an 
increase in mileage can lead to 
periods being missed. 

The Menstrua i Cycle and Phys- 
ical Activity (Edited by Jao- 

S Lieline Puhl and C. Harmon 
rowTu Eddington Hook and 
Co- Tonbridge. Kent; £24.20). 


Kits show 
the peaks 
of fertility 

Women who struggle to 
become pregnant are having 
intercourse at the wrong time 
of tbe month, according to tbe 
manufacturers of two new 
fertility test Utils. 

With foe help of foe 
Discretest kit, which went on 
sale at chemists* at foe week- 
end, women can predict ac- 
curately when fertile eggs -will 
be released and will foes have 
24 hours during which fertility 
is at its peak. 

A spokesman for tbe manu- 
facturers claim this method of 
predicting fertility was much 
superior to classic tem- 
perature charts. 

“Charts . can indicate foe 
release of an egg only after it 
has already happened, which 
is often too late", foe spokes- 
man said. He added that the 


More girls 
smoking 
than boys 

- Giris are more likdy than 
boys to smoke, according to a 
report published today. 

A questionnaire involving 
6,600 pupils in Welsh second- 
ary schools found more than 
one in five of the girls smoked, 
compared with one in seven of 
foe boys. Tbe figures rose 
among older girls, with one in 
three fifth-year girls smoking. 

While young pupils 'were 
more - likely ■ to believe- that 
smoking made,. them. look 
“tough and grown-up” older 
children traded to give their, 
-reasons Tor -smoking as: “It 
helps to calin the nerves arid 
keeps you dim.” 

But mod smokers and non- 
smokers admitted they knew 
the habil was likely to damage 
health, according to foe sur- 
vey, the first of its kind 
conducted in Britain. • 
Regular smokers became, 
increasingly common after 1 3, 
with more than-a quarter of 13 
to 16-year-olds claiming they 
did their smoking- “m or 
around school”. 

The report - Youth and 
Smoking, -was compiled by 
Heartbeat Wales, an organiza- 
tion set up with government 
funding to improve health 
education in one of foe worst 
regions for heart disease. 

Smoking by parents, 
particularly lathers, was a 
significant factor in children 
taking up the habit A much 
higher proportion of children 
who did not like school or who 
were under-achievers in foe 
classroom were smokers, the 
report says. 

It rails for tougher enforce- 
ment of foe taw barring tbe 
sale of cigarettes to children 
and foe development of spe- 
cial programmes to improve 
school health education. 
Teachers should also keep any 
Smoking to a minimum at 
school, it says. 

Mr Huw Davies, of Heart- 
beat Wales, said: “This is a 
shocking report because it 
shows so many young girls 
smoke. As well as sending 
youngsters home with educa- 
tional qualifications, we need 
a comprehensive programme 
to help them make healthy 
choices in their lives." 


A Court of Appeal judge has 
called for the appointment of a 
Director of Civil Proceedings 
to protect foe rights of individ- 
uals and ensure that court 
orders are observed. 

Lord Justice Woolf said 
that at present this job fell to 
tbe Attorney General; but that- 
posed problems because, as 
well as being the protector of 
the public interest he was a 
member of the Government 
Frequently fa recent years 
>vtmment departments had 
found to be acting in 
breach of the law, he told the 


annua! conference of the Brit- 
ish Legal Association in Ox- 
ford on Saturday. 

“Whatever may be the po- 
sition in theory, in practice foe 
Attorney General cannot be 
expected to bring proceedings 
against a colleague ora depart- 
ment of the same government 
of which he is a member; yet it 
could be very desirable that 
such proceedings should be 
brought" 

In industrial disputes he 
could ensure that court orders 
are not flagrantly breached 
and he could also take over the 


duty of local district auditors 
to sue local councillors for 
misconduct 

A Director of Civil Proceed- 
ings would not be so readily 
subject to accusations of bad 
faith and political bias. Lord 
Justice Wolff said. 

At present the burden of 
enforcing foe public duties of. 
government departments fell 
to private individuals or con- 
cerned bodies. Where a pri- 
vate individual was not 
prepared to take action, a 
'breach of duty might continue 
unchecked. 


Solicitors 9 case recognized 


By On- Legal Affairs Correspondent 


The granting of Imited 
tights for solicitors to appear 
in simple crown, court cases 
was mooted for the first time 
by the chairman of the Bar at 
the weekend. 

Addressing the *nm»i con- 
ference, Mr Robert Alexan- 
der, QC, accepted that there 
were arguments in favour of 
solicitors being allowed to take 
some crown court cases. 

One possibility, he said, was 
a “licensing" system con- 
ducted by c i rcu i t judges and 
magistrates. They would de- 
ride which solicitors should 
have the extended rights, 
ensuring that it was “the 
competent solicitor advocate 
who gained access to the 
courts , he said. 

“I do not believe many 
would wish a situation to 
develop where people could do 


advocacy .as an occasional 
occupation." 

One argnmest in favour of 
sofidtors taking crown court 
cases is that they have been 
with the dient from the start, 
whereas barristers tend to 
come in at the last moment 
But that argument would lose 
much of its force if solicitors 
organized their work so that 
crown coot advocates “only 
became mvolved at the crown 
court stage and bad no prior 
dealings with tbe client". 

The whole issue is mm 
being examined by a joint 
committee on the legal pro- 
fession set up by both 
branches. 

Recently, however, Sir Alan 
Leslie, immediate past presi- 
dent of the Law Society, also 
put forward a proposal for 
e xtending crown court ad- 
vocacy rights to only a limited 


group _ of solicitors, those 
specializing in liti g ati o n. 

The Bar chairman stepped 
- short of conceding the case for 
granting advocacy rights to 
solicitors. . ... 

There was no certai n ty ft 
would be cheaper to have a 
solicitor both preparing the 
case and taking it in court, 
rather than employing two 
lawyers, becanse solicitors had 
higher overheads, he said. 

He added that tbe crown 
courts provided valuable train- 
ing for young barristers and it 
would be “unfortunate" if 
solicitors took all the straight- 
forward cases and left the Bar 
with those that were a “nui- 
sance, under-prepared or ba- 
sically uneconomic'*. 

He emphasized, however, 
that any extension of crown 
court rights should not apply 
to the government lawyers. 


Even if an individual did 
bring proceedings, he might 
decide not to continue them — 
although it would be in the 
public interest to do so, the 
judge end. 

That was happening more 
and more in industrial dis- 
putes. A company was granted 
a court order to stop industrial 
action but then had second 
thoughts because of concern 
that the situation would be 
made worse, so it would hold 
back from enforcing its court 
order. 

The result was that “blatant 
breaches of the injunction go 
unpunished", he said. That 
could be against tbe public 
interest and could bring .foe 
law “info contempt by creat- 
ing the impression that court 
orders can be ignored". 

• Present proposals to re- 
form the legal profession 
could mean rougher justice fin- 
foe less fortunate and higher 
costs, foe chairman of the 
British Legal Association. Mr 
Lewis Diamond told 
members. 

Proposals to break down foe 
distinctions between foe two 
branches of foe profession 
might sweep away a “superb 
and flexible system". 

He added: “There is foe 
possibility that tbe large body 
of experts represented by the 
Bar, win be snapped up by the 
few mammoth-size solicitors’ 
firms for their diems and will 
no longer be available to 
ordinary people" 

What would be left, he said, 
would be only “an upper range 
of vastly expensive super- 
experts". 



£2,000 win 
will be 
invested 

Two readers share 
Saturday's Portfolio Gold 
prize of £4,000. 

Mr Albert Harwood, aged 
58, from Coldwartham, near 
Pnl borough. West Sussex, has 
been playing the Portfolio 
Gold game since it started. 

A family friend said that Mr 
Harwood, who is a clerk with 
British Rail, was “absolutely 
delighted" with his win. 

“He plans to invest the 
money", the friend said. 

Tbe second winner, Mr 
Kenneth Hunt. of 
Shriven ham, Wiltshire, was 
away for the weekend. 

There were no winners of 
the weekly £16,000 prize. 

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

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Prize offer to 
beat crime 

Prizes of up to £5JHH) are to 
be awarded for the best anti- 
crime invention. Design 
Against Crime is open to 
anyone, although there are 
separate categories for 
individuals, schools and 
manufacturers. 

The competition is spon- 
sored by the Department or 
Trade and Industry and the 
British Security Industry 
Association. 

Rugby heroes 

Tbe rugby-playing coos ins, 
brothers, . nephews, fathers 
and sons of the Hughes family, 
of Biynmawr, Gwent took on 
and beat the Danes family, of 
Fenygroes, Dyfed, by 14-0 in a 
charity match at Brynmawr 
yesterday. 

Rape alerts 

Rape alarms will be issued 
to 800 new girl students at 
Trent Polytechnic, Notting- 
ham, next week by the Stu- 
dents Union at a cost of 
£1,500. 

Out of line 

Mr Erik Latham, aged 77, 
has been reported to the police 
for allegedly painting oat dou- 
ble yellow lines on the road 
outside his home in Glamor- 
gan, enabling callers to park 
there legally. 

Boys rescued 

Two schoolboys trapped 
100ft Hp a diff were rescued by 
firemen at Llanrhaeadr, 
Ciwyd, on Saturday. The boys, 
from Liverpool, were not 
injured. 

Roof protest 

Fourteen prisoners at foe 
Risley Remand Centre in 
Cheshire continued a roof-top 
protest against overcrowding 
yesterday. All visits to the 
remand centre have been 
suspended. 


DHSS to begin tough 
anti-fraud campaign 

By Peter Evans, Home Affairs Correspondent 
Extra anti-fraud staff have million was saved by officials 


new test worked by measuring pioyAi-g klll BQ 

the amount of a certain hor- J 

mone - the level of which I Three leading Northern Ire- 
raised sharply shortly before 
ovulation — in foe unne. 


An estimated two million 
women are having difficulties 
conceiving, and two-thirds of I 
all couples can take up to six 
months to conceive. The other 
third will take a year or longer. 

The manufacturers of an- 
other home ovulation test, 
first Response, say foe 

development of their kit, 
which will go on sal eon Octo- 
ber 13, was based on the latest 
monoclonal antibody 
technology. 

Unlike existing home meth- 
ods, which could be affected 
by movement, emotional up- 
set or infections, trials had 
shown that the first Response 
test was 100 per cent accurate 
when used by laboratory tech- 
nicians anti 99.5 per cent 
accurate when used by women 
at home. 

But neither of these treat- 
ments will provide a cheap 
indicator oi fertility. The 
Discretest costs £27.50 for 
seven tests and the the first 
response costs £24.90 for six 
tests. 


land hockey players were 
killed when foeir car was in 
collision with a van near their 
homes in Antrim at foe 
weekendLThey were Colin 
Rainey, aged 19, Harold 
Young, aged 21, and James 
Orr, aged 28. 


begun foe biggest crack-down 
yet against social security 
cheats who cost foe country 
tens of millions of pounds 
every year. 

About half of the 500 addi- 
tional staff promised by Mr 
Norman Fowler, .Secretary of 
State for Social Services, are 
now in post 

There will be special atten- 
tion paid to Department of 
Health and Social Security 
offices with exceptionally high 
numbers of board and lodging 
claimants. 

They will be reinforcing 
efforts to combat benefit 
frauds and uncover collusion 
by landlords, and prosecu- 
tions will be brought where 
evidence is available. 

When all the extra staff have 
been appointed, they will aug- 
ment foe efforts of the 31 
benefits fraud teams — one for 
each management group of 
offices — investigating allega- 
tions of fraud and bringing 
prosecutions. 

In 1984-85 more than £100 


investigating fraud, according 
to Mr Fowler. 

The regional teams were set 
up in 1981 to scrutinize local 
office caseloads and pursue 
cases in categories where there 
was a particular risk of fraud. 
Their aim was to stop fraudu- 
lent claims rather than to take 
cases to court. 

More recently, their efforts 
have been directed at cases 
where local offices had a direct 
suspicion of fraud but lacked 
the resources to follow it up, 
and they have paid particular 
attention to specific groups of 
suspect claimants. 

The new teams win give 
greater support to local offices 
to ensure that allegations of 
fraud are fully investigated 
with a view to bringing 
prosecution, the DHSS says. 

Civil Service unions have 
opposed so-called specialist 
claims control, saying it puts 
people entitled to benefit 
under pressure to cease 
claiming. 


Space research 


Anglo-Soviet missions planned 


Talks start today in Mos- 
cow on the possibility of 
British scientific experiments 
hitching a ride on Soviet 

spacecraft. 

A delegation of seven, led by 
Mr Roy Gibson, director geo- 
oral of foe British National 
Space Centre (BNSC) are 
guests of academician Profes- 
sor Raold Sagdeev, head of the 

Soviet Institute of Space 
Science. 

The talks wfll cover joint 
research using British in- 
struments as well as an ex- 
change of people and 
information. - 


.By Keith Hindley.: . 
-Professor Petra WQlmore of 
Bir mingham Un i v e rsity space 


grOBp will propose four experi- 
ments in X-ray astronomy and 
Professor Valerie Bowel] of 
BNSC wants to discuss the 
-growth of metals, and other 
materials, in zero gravity. 

The Russians have always 
carried Eastern bloc experi- 
ments on their satellites bat, to 
date, France has been then- 
only collaborator to foe West 

Mr Gibson says the UK 
delegation wfl] not formally 
raise the possibility of a 
British astronaut flying on a 
Soviet mission. However,sndi 
an invitation was twice men- 


tioned informally to Mr Geof- 
frey Pattie, foe minister for 
trade and industry, during the 
visit of a British parliamentary 
group to Moscow in May. 

Recent reports suggest that 
foe offer will be formalized 
this week, if telly because 
some of foe most interesting 
zero gravity experiments being 
proposed will need skilled 
supervision to orbit A lengthy 
manawf flight with a serums 
scientific aim is the only kind 
that the BNSC team would 
find acceptable. 

Mr Gibson expects tbe visit 
to be the first of many. 



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LABOUR PARTY CONFERENCE 


Hattersley 
scoffs at idea 
of coalition 
with Alliance 


THE TIMES MONDAY SEPTEM BER 29 1986 

Power-sha ring pact rejected • 

Deported 
priest 
calls for 
sanctions 




Mr Roy Hattersley yes- 
terday contemptuously re- 
jected any possibility of the 
Labour Party entering into a 
coalition with the Alliance if 
the next general election pro- 
duces a hung parliament. 
Labour’s deputy leader told 

a rally at Blackpool: “Co- 
alition is wrong in principle. 
The Labour Party could not 
and would not enter into such 

an arrangement in any 
drcuro stances. No coalition 
with the Liberals. No coalition 
with the SDP. No coalition 

with the so-called Alliance.'" 

His unequivocal statement 
was in response to the speech 
by Dr David Owen to the SDP 
conference in Harrogate when 
be said either Labour or the 
Conservatives would be 
forced to enter into coalition 
raiifR with the Alliance it as he 
predicted, no party gained an 
overall Commons majority. 

Mr Hattersley, accused Dr 
Owen of “posturing” and said 
the idea of a coalition was a 
public relations device for the 
Alliance. By talking as if such 
a union were possible it 
fraudulently associated itself 
with die prospect of power. 

“At the moment. Dr Owen 
could not even form a co- 
alition with the Liberals,” Mr 
Hattersley added mockingly. 

Mr Neil Kinnock also in- 
sisted yesterday he would not 
rely on the Alliance for the 
purposes of a coalition or deal. 
If Labour did not have an 
overall majority “there would 
be no purpose, in terms of our 
programme and much more 
im portantly in terms of the 
interest of the country, in 


trying to do deals when the 
course is set”. • 

Even in the event of a hung 
parliament with Labour as the 
biggest party, Mr Hattersley 
insisted the Queen’s Speech 
opening the next parliament 
would consist of items taken 
from the Labour manifesto. 

“Does Dr Owen really be- 
lieve that we would negotiate 
those promises away in order 
to gain his support? Does, he 
really imagine that our beliefh 
are for sale and can be bought 
with his handful of votes!? 

Dr Owen's prescription, 

munlinM “mhhlins” CO- 


a coalition of the lowest 
common denominator. 

“The Queen’s Speech would 
be made up of soft'options — 
the policies which the strange 
bedfellows disliked the least 
rather than those which they 
believed to be right and 
necessary. The idea that co- 
alition is the alternative to 
fridge and mudge is the dP 
ametric opposite of the truth. 
It is also the absolute negation 
of democracy.” 

In a television interview, 
Mr Kinnock responded to Dr 
Owen assertion that the Alh- 


k/nt/U ooovi uwu 

ance would refuse to support a 

minority Labour 

government's Queen’s Speech 
unites it was involved in talks 
aimed at achieving agreed 
policies. 

“That would be putting 
their own vanity considerably 
above either political integrity 
or the interests of the 
country,” the Labour leader 
said. 


The traditional church ser- 
vice launching Labour’s con- 
ference week in Blackpool was 
marked by an appeal yes- 
terday for sanctions against 
South Africa from a priest 
recently imprisoned and de- 
ported by the Pretoria 
Government. 

In the congregation, Mr 
NeO Kinnock, me Inborn 

leader, nodded vigoreis agree-' 

ment taag&oiK the sermon far 
which Catholic priest Father 
Theo Kneifel condemned the 
“Hleptmiate aid aqjost gov- 
‘ eminent in South Africa”* 

Mr Kinnock, who was 
accompanied by his wife 
Gtenys, read a lesson from St 
Matthew on the “Last 
Judgement”. 

But the applroe of th e 

congregation at Bbtckpotf’s 
Nortn Shore Methodist 
Church was reserval te Ger- 
man-born Father Endfd, 44 
arrested trader the state of 
.mm wiict at his sssmaifY 
near Pietermaritzburg, Se^h 
Africa, and imprisoned 
days before being deported. 

He told the congregation: 
“Apartheid is tike a boiL It 
cannot be reformed, h most be. 
abolished.” 

Father Kneifel called for 
‘•progressive sa nc tio n s to iso- 
late that government so feat 
Christians realize that ym 
cannot collaborate wills 
apartheid". 

He protested that the pack- 
age of sanctions $o far agreed 
by the European Economic 
Community was “a slap in the 
free for South Africa’s goffer- 
ing poor”. 

Mr Khmock’s celebrated 
gm g m g voice — as modi at 

home with rngby songs as with 

hymns — was deployed with 
some gusto throughout the 
service. 


Kl* |4f| : 




Energy policy — Nuclear defence 

Kinnock rejects 
US nuclear cover 

. . __ other Enrope 



indeed would be pushing the 
US out of the UK. . 

Mr Kinnock MidytttotW 

that if Mr Weinberger ami Mr 
n 1 _ mnfiff Thai me 




H 6- s .• r v.* > ’* r ' 



m 


“subordinated by Democratic parties (Chn 

government” *en they w«e tooheT walker wtiws). 
undermining th e very values P"^ politicaldebaus^ 
Nato existed to defend. wh forums centred on a jouh. 

non-nudear power within 1*^ the basis* of 


non-nudear power within 

N E£ night, a Conservative 
MP just badt from a tgatto 
Washington with a British 

s«s£ss 

views were shared by we 
whole Washington 

Mr Kenneth Hind, MP for 


ssfissgLsast- 

form at the forthcoming pa^ 

lUmen tary 

rC ^qtsbould be said that the 


unto i£ 

the White House, State and ^Jfof*£elnitiiiiivcs by 

Defence ‘ departments and and in view 

leading Congressmen who^ of the growing nuclear threat- 
spoke out against Mr OI “5*^ whole", the paper 


Kinnock’s plans. 

“The message from Was®* 
mgtnn is loud and dear. They 
do not want to enter into our 


“On the whole”, the paper 
concluded, “the two con- 
ferences have shown once 


to enter into to ^SSSS bnato 
domestic politics, jj* **£ 5^JfijoS»pcration between 
they ate saying m private is vfest is mounting in 

wfai Mr Weinberger is saying “JggjEk- 


in public. 

d\Vhat Mr Weinberger is 
saying is exactly what the 
White House said to the 
Conservative MPs on our 
delegation, what the State 
Department said, what the 


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4Comminee of Congress said. I 
-.have never seen sudi strong 
uniformity on one single 
{point.” 

■ Mr Hind said the Amen- 

ol militants, at Blackpool for cans believed if a Laboiff 

government closed USJ 


Oktoberfestblow 

EEC acts to break 
foreign beer ban 

^noe last Saturday fit always West Germany, and as for 
begins in SeptemberX .may south asMumch- 
never be the same again if The. Germans, who P** 1 
^Brussels officials have their away 145.8 litres of b^per 

head last year, keepiiM them at 

l^he world’s greatest beer- the W- ofjthevBuo^ 
[drinking festival has already quafifess .league, dank -pure 
ianed the hard men by offer- beer-bylaw. ;-- 
iSSs year, for the first time, This is the Remfuntsgebot 

iSi non-alcoholic brews. (purity commandment), 

! That move by the right big drawn up by DukeWlhetaof 

[Bavarian brewers whose huge Bavana m 1516 «hichrnk» 

Ibeer oavilions cover Munich’s that only hops, mad ye^tajnd 

VTheresienwiese, (Therese’s 

iMeadow) for two weeks every has tept 

iy ear, was “encouraged” by the eipi contemmgjpnwwr- 

icity council to help reduce vatives and other chemicals 

drink-drive and other usual out. 

Otooberfe si-related acridents. But that srtuationwffl come 

But most of the one million to a halt by the end of this year 
hearties who drank 900,000 if the Europan Court m 
litres of beer at the weekend Luxembourg accepts the ao- 
aloue to give the festival vice of a Bnton, Sir Gordon 
another record opening (it Is Slynn, foe courts attorney 
also always a record), and foe general He said last week that 
total of more than seven West Goman/s ban on nm- 
m ill i nn visitors expected by ports of foreran beers violated 
the time the taps are turned theTremy ofRome. 
oS; can accept thatas a good BrnHerrUUnch Oph^, 
thine, even if only for others, for the German Brewers 


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thing, even if only for others, for the German Brewers 
What they are finding more Federation in Bonn, admitted: 
difficult to swallow is the “German beer drinkers are 

, . , run;,.. nnt niHHpnlv oninff to KWitCIl 


dreadful possi 
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that the not suddenly going to switch 
commis- to foreign^ brews containing 


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sioners in Brussels will have chemicals. 

British brewers keep 
quiet about ingredients 

In Britain the Brewers Sod- topped up with a doll op of 
ety claims that beer is made in calcium sulphate, a little extra 
compliance with the most vitamin C, and a gassy blast of 
stringent legal standards in the carbon dioxide, 
world, but there is no require- There is only three British 
ment for beers or lagers to beers that would be acceptable 
carry lists of ingredients on at present in West Germany: 
their labels (Robin Young Worthington White Shield, 
writes). Guinness and a new Natural 

This may be good for the Lager launc hed re cently by the 
peace of mind of drinkers who Tadcaster brewers, Samuel 
migh t feel queasy if they knew Smith, which contains noth- 
ihey were drinking, among ing but English mailed barley, 
other thing s , colorants, anti- German hops, Bavarian cut- 
oxidants, preservatives and ture yeast and water, 
sweeteners in a liquid that “We know such a process is 
may also have been treated more demanding and expen- 
with dried seaweed, extract of sive than most alternative 

fish bladders, crushed shells of practices”, Samuel Smith’s 
mi n ine sea creatures, and said. 


Firms get 
extortion 
warnings 

By Peter Evans 
Home Affeirs 
Correspondent 

Warnings about extortion 
against companies have been 
given by Control Risks, an ; 
inte rnational security and risk- . 
assessment firm. „ ‘ 

The latest caution to the 380 
companies who subscribe to 
■Control Risks* service comes 
after an increase in extortion 
in Japan. 

Crimes such as blackmail, - 
kidnapping and threats to 
poison companies’ products 
are rising. 

In the past six years Control 

Risks has had knowledge of 
270 cases internationally, a - 
quarto - of them in Britain, and 
has hdped companies in some 
of the more difficult ones. 

Such incidents are now 
more prevalent, according to 
Mr Christopher Grose, a Con- 
•trol Risks official 

One multinational com- 
pany alone has suffered frve 
extortion incidents in dif- 
ferent countries in two years. 

Details of the thr eat pos ed 
to companies by extortion 
came last week at a joint 
seminar of die British Associ- 
ation and the Society of 
Chemical Industry, when Mr 
Grose said that cases that 
reach the public were only the 
“tip of the iceberg". 

The manag in g director of a 
company making health prod- 
ucts was faced with a threat to 
poison one of its main brand 
names nnless £170,000 was 
paid. 

A parcel delivered to the 
hotel where the director had 
been told to await further 
contact was found to contain a 
CB radio and instructions to 
board a certain train. 

He was told that 30 minutes 
into the journey he would 
receive a radio message to 
throw the money out of the 
window. But the “drop” was 
not made. 

In another case Control 
Risks’ clients had been told 
money would be collected 
underwater by a frogman in a 
harbour. 


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Law-abiding Bath 

A quiet night in the West’s sin city 

By Robin Young 

Is Bath the sin city of the was not a^ policeman In sight visible were queuing patiently 
West? Can oue walk its streets and the dty seemed to have to see Sir John Mills in foe 
in safety? surrendered to the “toughs”- National Theatre production 

When Dr Graham Davis, a On Saturday afternoon, the of Tie Petition at the bnou 
lecturer -in social history at dty looked rather different. Theatre Royal. 

Bath CoDeae, disclosed that in Juggkrs performed with boro- /u ., ... . 

die eighteenth century Bsth ing torches outside the Pump Ortas® ■ ftMe’s and Nero's, 
had ^^overflowing with Rooms, people were feeding raedismheqBes ns George 
brothek, gambling and crimes the pigeons and the only noise s™*J WMpcera were P°- 
„r™iL>nre n Mr Pearce wrote came from a traffic iam in "te^ aim friendly. At Chernies 


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today. Square were American tour- be n&^ehavmg. At 

Mr Pearce said that while ists qufetly enjoying pre-praa- "J™ ®* night foe police, 
walkfej within yards of their dial strolls. who had had four officers on 

hotelin Queen Square, Ms A receptfenist at the Francis 

family had be&si surrounded by Hotel in Qf .*en Square was *5®* l*®*® **® foddenfcs. 

drunken yoothS hurlMg ab«e quite roraged at the suggestion Perhaps the whole thing 
and pushing them off the that there might be rowdyism was simply got up to pat 

pavement. ™ phl * ® ^ Bath, or 

In the dty cadre, ie have^ foe slfehtest trouble pofraps the terrified visitor, 
daimed, gangs of youths here, dre rohL. u I walk .home who came from foe rival 
blocked foe thoroughfares alone after ll eveiy uW« and tourist attraction of Harroute 
behaving in a frkhtenfag man- I have never fdt foe slightest in Yorkshire, was tryineto 
ner. boimaas Irtnervoi^^ tin his own home town a 

gus-ded the discos, but there The largest group of people boost. 


was simply got ap to put 
another plug in for Bath, or 
pohaps foe terrified visitor, 
who came from the rival 
tourist Attraction of Harrogate 
in Yorkshire, was try ing to 
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Cash factor influences 
fight as politicians 
d emand quick answer s 

Scientists know enough about acid rain to persuade the Government 
tospend £600 million on curbing its export Jrom Britain. But as Hush 
Clayton, Environment Correspondent, reports in the first of four arti- 
cles. many of us secrets have still to be unlocked. 


inly 

things about acid rain. One is 
its name, another its emer- 
gence on to the political stage 
and the third- the amount of 
research being devoted to it. 
Add rain has been created for 
as long as coal and oil have 
been burnt in large amounts to 
make things move and to keep 
people warm. 

Acid rain would have domi- 
nated environmental politics 
this, .year, but for the 
Chernobyl disaster in the 
Soviet ' Union. Politicians 
want fast answers to the 
questions that acid rain poses. 
But the harder the scientists 
dig into it, the more they 
realize that there are no simple 
solutions. 

Dr John Bowman, secretary 
of the Natural Environment 
Research Council, said: “Cut- 
ting emissions by a certain 
amount will not necessarily 
have an equivalent effect 
when it comes to water or 
vegetation. The relationship is 
not necessarily a linear one." 

He meant that halving what 


rcak 

Inin 


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up win not necessarily 
ajve what .comes down. 

Dr Michael Unsworth, head 
of a Scottish research unit of 
the Natural Environment Re- 
search Council, called it “very 

Sulphur dioxide, the gas at the 
centre of the add rain argu- 
ment, is produced naturally 
from volcanoes and from rot- 
ting vegetable matter in. 
•swamps and even on compost 
heaps. Burning of coal and o3 
has almost doubled the 
amount of the gas in the 
atmosphere over Britain. 

complicated and exciting at- 
mospheric chemistry”. 

The acid rain process begins 
when things are burnt on the 
ground, especially if the things 
are naturally occurring fuels . 
such as coal, oil and wood. 
The burning gives Sff gases 
which drift skywards. 

Once there they can react 
with the moisture trapped in 
the clouds. The descent of the 
water leads to what many 
environmental . campaigners 


see as the menacing patter of 
acid rain, dearly h cannot be 
new. It must have been pro- 
duced when steam trains 
snorted across the countryside 
and housemaids lit fires m 
bedrooms. 

Historic buildings bave suf- 
fered for years from the cruef 
weathering that strips noses 
and beards from statues. 

The Parthenon in Athens is 
thought to have suffered more 
from pollution in the past 30 
years than it did in the 
previous 2,000. 

Nobody doubts that the 
production of arid rain can be 
curbed. But questions about 
the speed and extent of the 
necessary controls are domi- 
nated by their immense cost 
and by doubts about their 
value. 

There is no point in spend- 
ing millions to stop the dam- 
age supposedly caused by arid 
rain if later research shows it 
to be caused by some thing 
else. 

Tomorrow; Leeks, lupins 
and timer 


Miss Rebecca Bruce, aged 
20 (left), Miss Fiances 
CripweU, aged 27 (centre), and 
Miss Franwyn Jacka, aged 26, 
got a taste of the desert at 
Bewdley Safari Park, Her- 
eford and Worcester, at the 
weekend before setting off on 
a 1,000-mile sponsored c am e l 
trek across tfae central Sahara. 

Miss CripweU was awarded 
a Winston Churchill Travel- 
ling Fellowship to lead the 
expedition, which wUl raise 
money for a WDderness Trust 
retreat centre in Shropshire. 


MP seeks Aids check on visitors 


A former Conservative 
health minister warned the 
Government, yesterday, of 
“horrendous prospects" un- 
less immediate screening for 
Aids is introduced for all 
visitors to Britain from high 
risk areas, particularly certain 
African countries. 

Sir Gerard Vaughan. 
Conservative MP for Reading 
East an eminent physician, 
and chairman of the trustees 


of the United Kingdom Aids 
Foundation, sai± “We are 
crazy not to do so. 

“The Government must 
take the simple and obvious 
steps to protect its people and 
that means screening every- 
body coming here, for a start, 
from Tanzania, Zambia and 
Uganda. 

“And to suggest that those 
like me. who cry out for 
action, are alarmists borders 


on the criminal." Sir Gerard 
has written to Mr Norman 
Fowler. Secretary of State for 
Social Services, demanding 
urgent action and stating: “We 
have to slop this terrible, 
incurable disease spreading in 
any way wc can. We owe it to 
many innocent people, includ- 
ing children. 

“If there was an outbreak of 
cholera and typhoid there 
would be no hesitation." 


Change in 
mental 
handicap 
care urged 

By Jill Sherman 

Community services can 
inhibit community life.’ 
according to a report out 
today, which calls for a radical 
reappraisal of mental handi- 
cap services. 

The report, from the Cam- 
paign for People with Mental 
Handicaps, is based on a study 
carried out in the United 
States. 

It gives a warning that 
planners often fall into the 
trap of thinking that mentally 
handicapped people need the 
constant support of special 
services. 

Its author. Alison 
Wertheimer, the campaign 
director, says planners should 
stop putting up special build- 
ings which segregate the men- 
ial I y handicappd from 
community life. 

Planners should be aware 
that sometimes people in the 
community were more useful 
than services to those with 
mental handicaps. 

The report says: "Much 
thinking and planning about 
how best to meet the needs of 
people with mental handicaps 
is dominated b> discussions 
about sen- ices and somewhere 
along the line the people 
themselves can easily get 
lost." 

Images of possibility (CMH 
publications. 5 Kernings 
Combcrton. Cambridgeshire; 
£1.75). 


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Soft drink 
gas could 
save lives 

By a Staff Reporter 

A gas cylinder normally 
used to put the fizz .into soft 
drinks could save the lives of 
miners, industrial workers 
and lone yachtsmen. 

A cylinder of oxygen fitted 
to a new lightweight breathing 
bag could provide a 30-minute 
supply of air to' victims of 
smoke,- fumes or poisonous 
gas. That could just be enough 
to get them to fresh air and 
safety. 

In the case of mining and 
industrial accidents, which of- 
ten involve air poisoning, the 
best precaution is to provide 
every man with his otfn 
( breathing apparatus. Con- 
ventional equipment, - how- 
ever, resembles that used by 
skin divers. It is too heavy, 
cumbersome and expensive. - 
Soft drinks cylindei&jhqw- 
ever, weigh barely a pound-as 
they are stamped out of a- 
single thin disc of nietaL They 
are extremely strong, safe and 
leak proof, ideal portable 
equipment breathing appa- 
ratus down mines. 

In an emergency, a miner 
pulls a mouthpiece from a 
safety box at his side and that 
activates the oxygen bottle 
and inflates a plastic bag. As 
he breathes, poisonous carbon 
dioxide- is extracted to keep 
the air sweet in the bag until 
the oxygen cylinder gives out. 

Two companies are 
developing the bags, and one, 
the Draeger Safety Group, of 
Blyth, Northumberland, will 
start production in the next 
few months. 

Another fresh application 
for the cylinder is in a com- 
pact. self-inflating Iiferaft now 
in production by Sea Sure 
Safety, and Survival, of Aider- 
shot Self-inflating rafts are 
usually large, heavy and 
expensive. 

The- Jon Buoy, however, is 
so compact and lightweight 
that it can be carried by the 
smallest yacht and it not only 
provides support for the vic- 
tim. it also insulates him 
against the cold. The victim 
can even be winched up by a 
special lifting ring if he is too 
weak to move when rescued. 


Police sue 
over car 
accident 

By Rodney Cowton 

Transport Correspondent 

The West Midlands brand) 
of the Police Federation is| 
bringing a legal action agaii 
the West Midlands Police 
Authority because of an ac- 
cident in an Austin Metro car 
in which one of its members 
was injured. 

There has been concern 
about a number of accidents 
involving Metros which were 
suspected of having been 
caused by petrol spilling on 
the road leading to the driver ! 
losing control of the vehicle. 

In June the Northumbrian I 
police drew the attention of 
tfae Department of Transport! 
to six accidents involving | 
civilians where it appea 
that petrol had spilled from a 
newly filled lank as the car 
drove ona fast left-hand bend. 

A spokesman for the West 
Midlands branch of the 
federation said it was making 
a claim after an accident in 
August last year in which a 1 
police sergeant based at Soli- 
hull was injured when he 
appeared to lose control of a 
Metro. 

Another source said there I 
were about five police cases of | 
a similar nature pending, and 
he was aware of others involv- 1 
ing civilians. 

The Department of Trans- 1 
port said its engineers had! 
examined the Metro and had 
been unable to induce any 
spillage where the cap on the 
petrol tank was properly fit- 
ted. Where they had delib- 
erately induced spillage, that 
had not caused any problem. 

The Royal Automobile 
Cub and the Automobile 
Association said they had no 
knowledge of any legal actions 
based on accidents which 
might have been caused by 
petrol spillage from the Metro. 
The RAC also said it was 
examining the Metro. 

A spokesman for Austin 
Rover said that with the filler | 
cap properly fitted there was 
no possibility of spillage. , 
Problems only seemed to anse'l 
where a non-standard cap was | 
used. 


Science report 


New light on eruption 
of volcanic islands 


An Israeli geophysicist, 
working in the United Stales, 
has suggested a theory that 
may explain the pattern of 
secondary, activity in volcanic 
islands. 

The long ebatn of Hawaiian 
islands is a set of five, mile- 
high volcanoes that have risen, 
one after the other, from the 
Pacific sea floor. 

They all erupt once, pause 
and then erupt again in turn — 
a true natural assembly Ene. 
j The general explanation for 
these periodic outpourings is 
that the sea floor there is 
moving slowly north-west- 
wards over a hot spot, an 
intense source of heat from 
deep within the earth's mantle. 

As molten rock builds up 
above the hot spot, the sea 
floor is breached and a new 
volcano begins to bmld to- 
wards the surface of tfae sea. 

Eventually, the cone ma- 
tures into an island and passes 
the danger zone. It goes cold 
O and begins to weather away. 

So much is widely accepted. 
But why is it, after three- 
quarters of a million years of 
extinction and after moving D5 
miles from the original source 
of magma, each volcano sud- 
denly begins erupting again? 

The new phase is less 
violent than the first and 


By Keith Hindley 


occurs near the base of the 
original volcanic cone. 

The mystery may have been 
solved at last by the geophysi- 
cist, Uri S-ten Brink, of the 
Idramt-Doherty Geological 
Observatory in Palisades, 
New York- At a recent meeting 
of the American Geophysical 
Union in Baltimore he de- 
scribed seismic studies that 
showed a vast raft of hori- 
zontal lava beds beneath the 
line of volcanoes, sfarth 

where the violent primary 
activity begins to quiet. 

His theory is that magma 
actually flows for longer hat 
remains trapped. 

When a volcano forms, as 
lava begins to flow, it rapidly 
gains weight that is spread 
widely over the ocean plate 
below. Eventually it becomes 
heavy enough to stop the 
flow — like a thumb on a fizzy 
lemonade bottle — forcing the 
h^im to flow outwards form- 
ing beds, or sills, up to 2M 
mil es thick and 120 miles 
across. 

If this notion e correct then 
much huger quantities of lava 
must be produced t|mn anyone 
has so for imagined and the 
hot spot itself must be much 
bigger, perhaps 180 miles long 
by 120 miles across- 


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Moscow ends secrecy 
and opens nuclear 
test site to journalists 


This weekend the Soviet De* 
fence and Foreign Ministries 
organized a press visit to the 
Soviet Union's formerly top- 
secret main nuclear test site in 
Central Asia and its nearby 
garrison town. Robert Evans. 
if Ratter, was in the party as a 
piwl correspondent. 

In an unprecedented break 
with secrecy, the Soviet Union 
this weekend opened parts of 
its main nuclear test site in 
barren Central Asian granite 
hills for its first known inspec- 
tion by foreigners. 

A small group of journalists 
from the West and Japan, as 
well as Soviet and Eastern bloc 
journalists, were shown shafts 
tunnelled into hillsides where 
tests had taken place, and one 
that 14 months ago had been 
prepared for an explosion. 

Senior Soviet officers ac- 
companying the party made 
dear that the visit had been 
arranged to reinforce Mos- 
cow's appeals to the United 
States to join in the Kremlin's 
year-old ban on testing. 

“The aim of our journey is 
to show- you that our test site is 
sdent We would like it to 
remain that way Tor ever," 
General Vuri Lebedev of the 
Defence Ministry told us as we 
flew from Moscow on Friday 
to the town of Semipalatinsk. 

From there were were flown 
to a town, unmarked on 
Soviet maps, on the hanks of 
the River Irtysh, the garrison 
for the test area. 

A helicopter flight next 
morning brought us to the site, 
in the Gegelcn Hills about 90 
miles west -of Semipalatinsk, 
where rail tracks run to the 


rusted iron doors of two 
tunnels that we were told had 
not yet been used for testing. 

We were led about 100 
yards into one lunneL General 
Arkady Ilyenko, commander 
of the test zone, told us that all 
tests were done in shafts bored 
horizontally into the granite— 
not vertically, as many West- 
ern experts believed. 

In the tunnel, about 12ft by 
12ft. a ventilation pipe about 
1 Virfr m diameter ran along one 
side at head level and power 
lines by the rail track on the 
other. For the first 50 yards, 
tight-meshed wire netting was 
fixed to the roof and walls to 
prevent rock fells. 

“The length of the tunnel 
depends on ibe strength of the 


Fifty-three settlements have 
been built Co house evacuees 
from the Chernobyl Bodes* 
dissster, the trade anion news- 
paper Trad said (Renter re- 
ports from Moscow). About 
8,000 homes with private plots 
tad been built at the settle- 
ments in the past two months. 


charge. General Ilyenko said. 
“We only use it once." 

He said the Soviet Union 
had strictly observed the 1974 
treaty with the United States 
that limited underground 
explosions to no more than 
150 kilotonnes. 

The cost of preparing for 
tests was colossal, he said, 
although he gave no figures. 
An aide said the cost ex- 
plained why (he site and its 
approach roads might appear 
primitive to Western eyes. 

"This, we hope, is all 


temporary." the aide said. “To 
lay out modern roads would 
raise costs even further, and 
once the tests are over they 
would be useless. No one 
would ever live out here, 
although it's practically radi- 
ation-free." 

General Ilyenko aid be 
could not accept some US 
arguments that there was still 
no fully reliable means of 
detection of nuclear blasts. 
“The Soviet-US observer 
group shows that." 

Since July this year, two 
American scientific observers 
and a team from the Soviet 
Academy of Sciences have 
been setting up three monitor- 
ing stations around the 
Semipalatinsk site under a 
private agreement 

Similar stations are to be 
established around the Ne- 
vada testing grounds, but the 
Soviet scientists due to take 
part have not yet received 
their US visas. Moscow For- 
eign Ministry officials said. 

Our group was flown from 
the Gegelen Hills by mflitaiy 
helicopter to visit the Ameri- 
can team, at present only two. 
at a station near the town of 
Karakalinsk. 

Mr David Chavez, aged 30, 
a seismologist from the 
University of Nevada at 
Reno, told us their entirely 
American equipment had 
been able to register a test in 
Nevada on July 1 7 but not two 
subsequent smaller ones. 

“There has been absolutely 
no sign of activity on the 
Soviet site since we've been 
here," he said. 













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Vitoria (Rtf uteri - /Tjoj- 
sands flocked to a rally called. .-- _ 

S ihc ruling Basque 

1st Partv heir yesterday im*. 

L [he imofficul launch of Ihi - 

election campaign in Spaing 

troubled Basque country. 

A rift m the tyc- 

summer inhered *Sp 

elections, and the new break- .. 
a wav party. Basque National. 

W « hold iJM‘#' 

celebration at another tally ou-. . 

m, EarKcr?‘thcre had been i-7 - 
oleni dtfw *««". dm- 
onstrators and police m S6h_ 
Sebastian and other Basque. 

cities in which 

were hurt. Masked men set 
fire lo a train yesterday neat; - 
Bilbao after forcing the pas^ 
sengers off 


Mrs fl»ni r«i by the President and Mr Weinberger, at the dedication of National Security Agency buildings. 

Greens set US shrugs off Labour fury 

terms for over Weinberger warning 
analliance 


Walesa talks i 
on amnesty 


Mending Nicaraguan fences 

Ortega meets the Cardinal 


From Philip Jacobson, Managua 


Two days ago, as President 
Ortega and the leader of 
Nicaragua's Catholic Church, 
Cardinal Miguel Obando y 
Bravo, met to talk about 
patching up their serious dif- 
ferences, a few- dozen worship, 
pers were filing into a tittle 
wooden church on the out- 
skirts of Managua. 

The friends and family of 
Cesar Humberto Diaz had 
come to hear a memorial Mass 
for the yoang man who died in 
battle against the Contras. 

While min drummed down 
on the corrugated iron roof and 
small children scampered be- 
tween the school benches dou- 
bling as pews, a Catholic 
priest wearing jeans and cow- 
boy boots beneath his vest- 
ments led the congregation in 
a prayer for Humberto's sonL 

His mother stared hard at a 
photograph of him as a boy, 
apparently determined not to 
weep. When the short service 
was over, she was helped 
gently away to the family 
home in the nearby working- 
class suburb of Villa 
Venezuela. 

As is now common in 
Masses for Sandinista troops 
killed in action, there was no 
sermon. 

The five-year war with the 
Contras has become an in- 
tensely sensitive issue between 
the Church and the left-wing 
regime and most priests prefer 
to avoid passing any sort of 
judgment on it in public, 

“We will pray for anyone we 
are asked to." said a priest 
who has conducted half a 
dozen Masses Em fallen San- 
dinista soldiers this year. 

“The Army usually buries 
them and that's when they are 
praised as martyrs." On such 
occasions, he added, it was not 
uncommon to have the San- 
dinista anthem snog at tin 
graveside. 

But as the bodies — civilian 
as well as military — keep 
coming home from the combat 
zones in the north of the 
country, the Nicaraguan 
hierarchy has found walking 
this particular tightrope 
increasingly difficult. 

Infuriated by the Church's 


refusal to criticize die Contras 
and their sponsor, the Reagan 
Administration, from the pul- 
pit, the Sandinista authorities 
first retaliated with hitter per- 
sonal attacks on Cardinal 
Obando y Bravo — “the Con- 
tra Cardinal” is what the 
Government newspaper fre- 
quently called him. 

With the Church's Radio 
Catofica dosed down by the 
Government, the u toU war" 
between the two most powerful 


commandaates that it was time 
to back away from further 
confrontation, if only for the 
time being. 

It is also known that die 
Cardinal was becoming con- 
cerned about die golf opening 
up between Church and State. 
The hierarchy is already fac- 
ing the challenge of the break- 
away "People's Church" 
which is generally considered 
to be more dosely identified 
with the policies and ohjec- 


estabfishments in Nicaragua tires ofthe regime. 


was getting hotter every day. 

It is still uncertain which 
side took the initiative to seek 
to mead the fences. The 
prominent coverage of 
Saturday’s meeting by die 
Govenuneut-controued press 
and radio suggests that the 
Sandinistas may have made 
the first move. 

Widespread c ri ticism of the 
campaign against the Church 
outside Nicaragua (together 
with much hostile comment 
abroad about the closure of the 


The church where they 
prayed for Cesar Humberto 
seemed to fall somewhere 
between the two schools. 

Besides some garish paint- 
ings depicting t raditional re- 
ligions theses were notices 
announcing that it was time to 
sign up for baric English 
classes and the postponement 
of a self-awareness seminar ou 
women and the Bible. 

As we trudged off through 
the dowupom, the priest re- 


only opposition newspaper. La moved his robes and picked np 
Prensa) may have convinced his toolbox to get ou with 


Seder Ortega and his fellow replacing a broken shatter. 





From Oar Correspondent 
Nuremberg 

West Germany’s environ- 
mentalist Greens will offer 
talks on co-operation with the 
Social Democratic Party (S- 
PD) if the federal election m 
January gives both parties a 
combined majority over the 
Government coalition. 

The Greens, however, made 
it clear yesterday that their 
price for any form of alliance 
with the SPD would be the 
early closure of nuclear power 
plants and the withdrawal of 
American missies from West 
Germany. 

The Greens took their de- 
cision at a three-day national 
party conference in Nurem- 
berg, which ended yesterday, 
after about eight hours of 
passionate debate. 

Their previous two annual 
conferences had failed to 
reach agreement on the issue 
which has split the party ever 
since it entered the Bonn 
Parliament in March. 1983. 

The decision, won by 230 
votes to 190, was a partial 
victory for tbe “realist" wing 
who would like to form a Red- 
Green coalition with the SPD 
in Bonn. They are opposed by 
“fundamentalists" who want 
nothing to do with the SPD. 

Tbe motion calling for the 
talks offer was tabled by Frau 
An(je Vollmer, the Greens’ 
leading candidate ia the state 
of North Rhine-Westphalia. 

Frau Vollmer said the 
Greens wanted a “different 
republic" and only co-opera- 
tion between the Greens and 
SPD could make possible a 
change of power in Bonn. Her 
motion made no specific men- 
tion of conditions to the talks. 

The strings were attached 
yesterday when delegates vot- 
ed for' an amendment which 
said the Greens would con- 
tinue in opposition if far- 
reaching agreement could not 
be achieved with the SPD on 


From Our Own Correspondent, Washington - 

As the British Labour Party In recent months there has ing ton to speak out without 
begins an angry debate on Mr been a sudden realization that fuelling the controversy. 
Caspar Weinberger’s out- with elections in Britain not The Reagan Administra- 


Caspar Weinberger’s out- 
spoken comments on the 
party’s defence policies, not a 
ripple of controversy has yet 
stirred public comment here. 


for off a Labour Party victory 
that put the party’s current 
defence policies into action 
could jeopardize the entire 


The US press has scarcely Atlantic .Alliance. Washing- 
mentioned the row involving ton's dilemma has Seen bow 


the Secretary of Defence; of- 
ficials have declined all com- 
ment; and Mr Weinberger 
himself in a wide-ranging 
television interview yesterday, 
was not even asked about his 
remarks. 

The Labour Party's anger is 
not an issue here. Many 
Americans would be surprised 
that what they see as straight 
talking could be regarded as 
internal interference. Demo- 
crats do uot disagree with 
Republicans on this. Even 
liberal Democrats share many 
of the Defence Secretary's 
concerns, and Mr 
Weinberger’s warnings are pri- 
vately echoed across the US 
political spectrum. 

Nevertheless, behind the 
scene there is considerable 
concern in the Reagan Admin- 
istration, and there have been 
vigorous debates on what to 
do. 


to convey this point forcefully 
without being accused of try- 
ing to dictate policies to Us 
allies. 

US officials are well aware 
of the delicacy of speaking out. 
Last week, both the State 
Department and the Pentagon 
refused to comment on the 
Panorama interview. But Mr 
Weinberger, a longstanding 
Anglophile, was determined 
lo speak his mind if asked. 

In many ways, the row in 
the Labour Party mirrors the 
anger in the West German 
Social Democratic Party in 
1983, when the US publicly 
expressed concern at the 
SPD's defence policies and 
was seen as tilting towards 
Chancellor Kohl in tbe run-up 
to the general election. 

As in West Germany, strong 
anti-American feeling running 
high throughout Britain is 
making it bard for Wash- 


fuelling the controversy. 

The Reagan Administra- 
tion. however, is. looking at 
several possible steps. One is 
to persuade prominent Demo- 
crats to convey US concern to 
Labour Party leaders. 
Congressmen have made it 
clear they folly share the views 
of Mr Weinberger on this. 

Another possible step is to 
persuade France and West 
Germany to speak out - as 
Britain and France did to 
West Germany in 1983 — to 
add Allied weight to the US 
view. And the US is hoping 
that Lord Carrington, as Seo 


Warsaw (AP) - The jSoltfr .* 
arity leader. Mr Lcch Vfcalcsa;“ - 
speaking to hundreds of cheek- 
ing supporters celebrating hfe ' 
birthday after a Roman 
Catholic mass in Gdansk, sanf! 
the outlawed trade union'* 
wants to act legally following^ : 
recent government amnesty ; 
for political prisoners. . V* 
Mr Walesa, 43 today, said'; 
Solidarity leaders planned fiiN ; 
ther consolations and to issued . 
a statement this week outlin- _ 
ing their plans for after the 
amnesty, which led to the.^ 
release of nearly all the • 
country's political prisoners.' 


Tax reforms 


on course 


that Lord Camngion. as sec- 
retary -General of Nato, might 


Washington — The last 
hurdle to tax reform in Amer- 
ica has been cleared, with the.'. 
Senate giving final and- 
overwhelming approval to the * 


iry-oenerai ot Naio, mignt 
. Nato’s view in a way more 


pul Nato s view in a way more 
acceptable to his fellow^ 
countrymen. 

Whatever the anger from 
the party conference,- Mr 
Weinberger is unlikely to re- 
treat. 

Tbe Administration may be 
embarrassed by the denunci- 
ations that are likely to come 
from the left in Britain. But 
many still sec the elections as 
two years off, and hope the 
party may be persuaded to 
moderate its positions when 
confronting the electorate. 


most thoroughgoing reform" 
and simplification of the US* 
tax system in generations^ 
(Michael Binyon writes). - ” 
President Reagan, who- : 
made this his main domestic* 
priority in his second terra, is 5 * 
expected to sign the Bill intdi. 
law next week. 


Rally bomb 


18 killed 
in Bengal 
flooding 


Gandhi denial adds fuel 
to talk of a new anthem 


Dhaka — More than 5Qj, 
people were wounded when a* 
bomb exploded at an antir A 
government rally as Sheikh 
Hasina Wazcd, the opposition; 
leader, was addressing ihou-^ 
sands of supporters. ; 


| nuclear power and Pershing 2 
l and cruise missiles. 


iVi • 






President Daniel Ort 
Cardinal Obando y 


of Nicaragua, after talks with 
vo on patching up differences. 


A Greens speaker on Sat- 
urday dismissed, the dis- 
cussion on co-operation as a 
“ghost debate" because the 
SPD did not want any truck 
with the Greens. 

Herr Johannes Rau, the 
SPD candidate for the chan- 
cellorship. also said in Munich 
on Saturday that he wanted 
“toleration" from the Greens 
no more than he wished to be 
in coalition with them. 

Herr Rainer Tram pert, a 
spokesman for the Greens' 
national executive, and a fun- 
damentalist. told delegates 
that the value of any decision 
on co-operation lay more in 
political orientation for the 
Greens than in expected re- 
alization of iL 

The Greens at present have 
28 members in the Bonn 
parliament after winning 5.6 
percent of the voie in the 1 983 
election. 


Delhi (Reuter) - Torrential 
rain caused widespread flood- 
ing in Calcutta and surround- 
ing areas in West Bengal 
yesterday, leaving at least 18 
people dead and 650,000 1 
homeless. i 

The Press Trust of India 
said the rain had been felling 
for three days on the city of 10 
million people, where swirling 
waters were knee-deep in 
many areas.Transport and 
power supply in Calcutta were 
disrupted and streets rendered 
impassable. 

Mr Rajiv Gandhi, the 
Prime Minister, is to visit 
West Bengal today. 

The Chief Minister of West 
Bengal, Mr Jyoti Basu. told 
the Press Trust that relief and 
rescue operations were on “a 
war footing" and evacuees 
were being housed in more 


From Michael Hamlyu, Delhi 
Mr Rajiv Gandhi, the In- Bengali polymath Rabin- 


than 2,000 temporary camps. 
• DHAKA: The Bangladesh 


• DHAKA: The Bangladesh 
Government has ordered the 
evacuation of thousands of 
people marooned by monsoon 
flooding that has killed at least 
10 people and left more ihan 
100,000 homeless. 

Local officials said most of 
the victims were killed when 
their homes collapsed in the 
Khulna, Satkhira and Kushtia 
districts. 

Government officials said 
more than 40,000 people had 
been evacuated to relief cen- 
tres in Khulna alone. 


House ready 
to vote on 
sanctions veto 

By Onr Foreign Staff 
The House of Repre- 
sentatives is expected to vote 
today on whether to override 
the presidential veto on a Bill 
imposing economic sanctions 
against South Africa. 

The Senate will take up the 
issue later in the week. Both 
Houses of Congress must pass 
the Bill by a two-thirds major- 
ity to make die Bill law over 
President Reagan’s veto. 

• JOH ANNESBURG: A gre- 
nade exploded at the entrance 
to a multi-racial night dub in 
Eden Park, a Coloured suburb 
near Johannesburg, early yes- 
terday, injuring three people, 
the Bureau for information 
said (Reuter repons). 

The bureau" said a black 
man was burnt to death in a 
house set on fire by arsonists 
in Kagiso township, west of 
Johannesburg. 

In another township, se- 
curity forces used tear-gas to 
disperse a crowd stoning their 
\ chicle. Three men were 
arrested. , , 

The burnt body of a black 
man was discovered in 
KwaNabuhlc township in the 
Eastern Cape. 


Reagan faces cool welcome on prairies 


dian Prime Minister, said last 
week that there was absolutely 
no question of changing his 
country's national anthem. 

The denial immediately fu- 
elled speculation that the an- 
them was to be changed almost 
at once, such is the deep 
cynicism abont political 
pronouncements these days. 

The speculation was further 
fuelled by tbe fact that tbe 
Indian contingent at the Tenth 
Asian Games in Seoul march- 
ed into the stadium to die 
strains of quite another tune. 

The anthem is ia the sews 
because, of a Supreme Court 
judgement that a group of 
Jehovah's Witnesses’ children 
who declined to sing the 
anthem at school were not 
guilty of anti-nationalism or 
secessionism, or any of the 
other -isms that patriotic In- 
dians feel threatened by. 

Tbe justices maintained that 
h was not a crime to refuse to 
sing the anthem, and have 
been roundly criticized for 
saying so. One patriot went so 
for as to say they were anti- 
national and could not prop- 
erly call themselves Indian, 
but he has been walloped with 
a contempt-of-coun citation. 

There has then been a move 
to make it a crime. But that 
calls into question the appro- 
priateness of the anthem itself, 
and some people have been 
pointing out its defects. 

The anthem is called “Jana 
Gana Mana", and both words 
2 nd music were written by tbe 


dranath Tagore. 

It urges victory upon tbe 
“Bharata Bhagya Vldhata", j 
tbe one who writes India's 
destiny, and when it was first 
published in 1912, it was 
actually a hymn to King 
George V, at the time of the 
great imperial Durbar In 


Drugs ring 

Harare' (AP) — Zimbabwe' 
police say they have uncov r ; 
ered a smuggling ring that-* 
intended shipping 441 Jbs of 
marijuana to Britain sealed in- 
metal stoves. • - 


Mine blast 


Since the hymn was penned, 
India has become a democ- 
racy. An elected sovereign 
Parliament is now supposed to 
write India's destiny, and is 
perhaps not adequately re- 
ferred to. 

Further, India's name is 
said to rouse a number of parts 
of India, but the list does not 
include, for example, die 
north-eastern states along the 
Brahmaputra valley, and does 
include Sind, which for the 
past 39 years has been part of 


Colombo (AP) — Three Sri - 
Lankan soldiers were killed " 
when a landmine they were ? 
trying to defuse exploded in” 
the troubled northern region 
of the country. i 


Mobutu visit 


' Lotnd (AFP) — President 
Mobutu of Zaire arrived in 
Lome on a visit aimed at j 
showing support for PresidentT. 
Eyadema after last week's ^ 
coup auempL 


Death fall - 


Kathmandu (AFP) — A 4 * 
French climber. M . Benoit' 
Grison, aged 23, plunged 660ft - 
to his death on Monoid 
Annapurna. ; • •* 


Candidates for supplanting 1 
“Jana Gana Mana" with its 1 
curious (to Western ears) ris- j 
ing phrase at the end, include 


1,200 killed 


the older nationalist song 
“Vanda Maturam" — “Moth- 


erland" - which is intoned at 
all big Congress (I) event s, or 
“Sare Jahan Se Achba" — 
“Best in All the World" — a 
famous poem by the Urdu 
genius Sir Mohammad IqbaL 
Iqbal's poem set to nnsic 
was tbe song tbe Indians 
marched to In SeouL But 
Iqbal, after all, though be died 
before partition; was one ofthe 
most profound philosophic in- 
fluences on the Pakistani Id ea . 


Tehran (Reuter) — About-' 
1,200 Iranian mullahs have 
been killed, in six years of warv 
against Iraq, a war publicity' 
official said. - 


Libya pledge 

Nicosia (AP) — Major 
Abdui-Salam Jalloud. deputy": 
to the Libyan teader. Colonel 141 
Gadaffi, has pledged Libya’s^ 
unlimited support for African" 
revolutionary movements. 


From Michael Binyon 
Sioux Falls 


jobs in Congress representing 
single-handedly the huge prai- 


Dakota. Senator Abdnor, the 
son of immigrant farmers, is a 


When President Reagan ar- 
rives here today, he will get a 
cool welcome from a commu- 
nity devastated by his admin- 
istration’s policies. Outside 
the hall where he will speak, 
protesting farmers win mourn 
a noisy rally. Inside, sullen 
Republicans will be waiting 
for promises of agricultural 
relief to revive tbe party's 
flagging morale. 

Mr Reagan is making tbe 
first presidential visit in 12 
years to this small town in 
sparse and remote South Da- 
kota to try to protect one of 


riestate.be has tapped wells of familiar and respected face, 
resentment in ibe isolated and Mr Daschle, though more 
homesteads and nlaved os the eloquent and articulate, is 


homesteads and played os the 
disillusion with the Reagan 
.Administration. 

He claims a 12 point lead 
already, and be is keeping 
Senator Abdnor on the defen- 
sive with hard-hitting tele- 
vision advertisements attack- 
ing the Senators ties to the 


eloquent and articulate, is 
wary of assailing personally 
the man who beat Senator 
McGovern and fought off a 
tough challenge from the 
popular Republican Governor 
in the Republican primary. 

But outside the state there.is 
no such restraint. And a 


administration, his support of curious irrelevance — as for as 
last year’s Agricultural Bill South Dakotans are con- 


and recent remarks that farm- cemed — has blundered into 
era might have to sell below the campaign. It is the power 


world rates to recapture lost 
export markets. 

For Senator Abdnor. the 


the most vulnerable Repub- Reagan visit is a mixed bless- 
lican seats in the Senate. For ing. The President is still 


of the pro-lsrae! lobby. Sen- 
ator Abdnor is of Lebanese 
origin, and has consistently 
voted against aid to Israel (and 


Senator James Abdnor, the 
man who unseated George 


personally popular here as 
elsewhere, so is the diffident 


against all foreign aid). He is 
therefore too of the pro-Israel 


McGovern, is fighting an up- and halting Senator, whose 
hill battle lo overcome a ties to the local party and state 


slump in his party's popularity 
brought on entirely by the 
slump in ferm prices. 

“There are three issues in 
this election: agriculture, agri- 
culture and agriculture," his 
campaign aide admitted. And 
Congressman Tom Daschle, 
the young and energetic 
Democratic challenger, is 
making the most of iL With 
one ot the most exhausting 


politics go back 30 years. But 
Senator Abdnor has had to 
distance himself from Mr 
Reagan, ev en boasting that he 
has opposed the President's 
farm policies 68 per cent of the 
time. To woo his audience. Mr 
Reagan must play down the 
loyally and highlight the 
disagreement on agriculture. 

As in all small states, poli- 
tics are very personal in South 


therefore top of the pro-Israel 
hit list, and some unsavoury 
letters have been circulating 
outride South Dakota and 
among Jewish communities. 

“Inquisition, pogrom, anti- 
semitism" begins one letter 
from a congressman, appeal- 
ing for funds to support Mr 
Daschle. It denounces the 
radical right's “inquisition’* in 
South Dakota, “bigotry and 
hate" in the state, and attacks 
Senator Abdnor's refusal to 
authorize aid to Israel. 

- Other letters on congres- 


sional notepaper, also calling 
for Senator Abdnor's defeat ! 
hint ominously that he is more i 
anti-Israel than- Senator 
Charles Percy or Congressman 1 
Paul Findlay, both “targe tied” ! 
and defeated by pro-Israei i 
groups in earlier elections. 

Mr Abdnor's campaign is j 
puzzled and vexed. The sen- 
ator went to Israel to assure 1 
the country he is not an anti- 
Semite. Mr Daschle’s cam-! 
paign. which has received . 
more than $90,000 from those 
wanting Senator Abdnor’s de- 
feat is modestly embarrassed 
about the whole affair. ! 

"We get money from all 
quarters. Senator Abdnor -gets 
funds from defence, oil and 
business interests. Anyway, 
money will not affect the 
outcome: you have to have a 
credible candidate.'' be said. 

Money helps, however, and 
electioneering in a vast empty 


Kremlin sacks Brewery funds 
merchant sponsor Pope’s 


New mayors 

Jerusalem (Reuter) — Israeli 
has appointed Palestinian^ 


mayors in three West Bank- 
towns currently governed by 
Israeli Army officers. 


marine chief Australia tour 


From Christoper Walker 
Moscow 


The Soviet Merchant Ma-i 
rice Minister has been sacked j 
by the Presidium of the Su- 
preme Soviet less than a 1 
month after the Black Seal 
disaster in which nearly 400 1 
people lost their fives when a | 
Soviet liner sank after being ; 
rammed by a cargo ship. 


Sydney (Reuier) - a big 
Australian brewery said yes- 
terday it would be a major 
sponsor of the Pope’s week- 
long tour of Australia begin- 
ning on November 24. 


Party planned 

Taipei (AP) — a group of 
dissidents are to form a tie# 
political party, the Demo- 
cratic Progress Party, to push*’" 
For direct trade, tourism and-* 
mail links with China. 


In a terse, four line, 
announcement yesterday. 
Tass reported without 
explanation that Mr Timofei 
Guzhenko. who has run the 
Ministry since January 1970. 
had been retired on pension at 
the age of 68; The wording of 


The public relations man- 
ager of the South Australian 
Holdings Group. Mr 
Mike 0 Reilly, said the com- 
pany would pay a “signi- 
ficant amount for ih e 
sponsorship, but gave no 
figures. 


Bird deaths 


stele is mostly by paid tele- . u* lommunique left little 


The South Australian direc- 
tor of the papal visit. Father 
Anthony Kain. saw nothing 
j" sponsorship. 

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insecticides in and near -■ 
Europe's biggest wildlife p t&Z 
serve, the Coto Donana, is the 
probable cause of the recent 
deaths of about 25,000 aquatic - 
birds, and more are dying, the . 
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vision advertisements. 

Few care about Middle East 
politics (there are 605 Jews in 
South Dakotai but all care 
about the farming crisis. Sen- 
ator Abdnor and the Repub- 
licans are clearly nervous 
about the November 
“Referendum on Farming", as 
the race has become. 


doubt that he had been fired. 


urday appealed to young peo- 1 
pie to recognize the “fesri- 
nauon of chastity in a : 
sermon preached over the 
relics of a young saint Maria ! 
Goretti. She allegedly lost her 1 
life while , protecting her j 
viignmy m a poor community I 
of the Pontine marshes near j 
here in .1902 (Peier. Nichols ' 
writes). ' I 


. The liner, the Admiral 
Nakhimov sank on August 31 
with 398 pasengers and crew 
later listed as dead or missing. 
Both the captain and the 
captain of the cargo ship were 
arrested and are under 
investigation. . - i 


recognize 
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Hanoi (AFP) — Low return , ■; 
on investment, poor quality* 3 
goods and continuing corrupt 
tion have led to massive wasted , 
of Vietnam’s scarce ftnaaetafr: 
resources, according to reports ? 
m the official press here. 

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tor live hours at Jakarta’s 
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kiUeJ 31 ,Ca?t 30 people werc 

The Christian Voice of 
Jjrajanon radio said unidenii- 
2*“ finamen bunched an 
J^ult from raainly-Muslim 
"J?* Bemti under cover of 
artillery fire but were repulsed 
°y soldiers manning the 
sectarian divide. 

Official confirmation was 
not immediately available and 
«wre were no reports of 
casualties in the latest fighting. 

“Ambulances are there and 
'we beard on our walkie-talkies 
there was trouble,” one 
militiaman at a roadblock 
said. 

The radio said gunmen tried 
to penetrate the no-man's land 
strip at about 1 pm after shells 
had hit the Christian districts 
of Masurieh, Mukaless and 
Beil Mery. 

Residents said earlier that a 
dozen shells had slammed 
in to another Christian suburb, 
Ashrafiyeh, a key hilltop 
objective in the battle between 
Christian forces. 

A Christian Lebanese forces 
militia spokesman said that at 
least 30 people, including 
civilians, had been killed and 
many more wounded in 
Saturday's fighting which had 
involved tanks, recoilless ri- 
fles and rocket-propelled 
grenades. 

Streets littered with rubble 
and burned-out cars were 
deserted yesterday and 
militiamen manned check- 



Three fighters from the forces of Samir Geagea protecting their office in the Beirut Christian quarter of Karantina. 

rued a Lebanese Forces charge 
that he had directed an on- 


points thrown up around the 
battle zone. 

The spokesman said the 
Lebanese Forces chief, Mr 
Samir Geagea. was firmly in 
control despite what he said 
was a rebel Christian plot to 
take over the area with help 
from the left and from 
M uslims. 

The rebels had thrust across 


SLA chief certain 
of border security 

» w -m M _ 1 TT_. 


From Ian Murray, MetnUa, Upper Galilee 


*> 


General Antoine Lahad yes- 
terday reassured the world 
that the South Lebanon Army 
(SLA) he commands, with full- 
scale Israeli support, was ca- 
pable Of main taining security 
in the buffer zone along the 
border indefinitely, despite the 
grpWing number of attacks by 
the Hezbollah fundamentalist 

militia. 

While be was holding his 
news conference here two more 
French soldiers serving with 
the UN Interim Force in 
Lebanon (Unifil) wore injured 
by a roadside bomb in south 
Lebanon, giving apparent sub- 
stance to his da wn that the 
UN force was now being 
drawn into the violence of the 
region as nothing more than' 
another anned mat 

General Lahad denied sto- 
ries that have appeared.in the 
Israeli press tint four of his 
positions had been overrun by 
the Shin militia in the past 
moptb. Parts of some positions 
had been captured, he admit- 
ted, but all had been retaken. 

Not only were his men 
capable ®f bolding all their 
present outposts, but he was 
considering increasing die 
number 

protecting the SLA zone. 

“Despite some heavy 
casualties suffered by my men, 
militarily speaking the opera- 


not 



General Lahad: claims be 
can repulse all attacks. 


us were 

be said. 

He would not reveal how 
large the SLA was beyond 
saying confidently: “It is big 
enough to repulse all attacks.” 

Although he relied on Israel 
for support — just as tire 
Hezbollah and Antal mifitias 
relied on Syria and Iran — he 
said he had not needed any 
help from Israeli forces to 
repel tiie attacks against his 
positions. 

As far as last week's United 
Nations Security Council 
resolution was concerned, 
which called for Israeli and 
SLA withdrawal from the 
zone, the General was quietly 
dismissive. 

The UN troops were not a 
fighting force, he said, and if 
they were deployed up to the 
border they wouM be unaMe to 
prevent infiltration into IstaeL 

The attacks against UN 
soldiers were bong directed by 
Syria and Iran, be said, and 
had nothing to do with the 
SLA or Israel. If the UN 
troops were deployed along tire 
border this would move the 
fighting doser to Israel. 

But be did not want to see 
the UN pull its troops out 
simply because they were 
under terrorist attack. This 
would give a victory to terror- 
ism and win popular support 
for it in south Lebanon, he 
said. If tire UN wanted to pall 
its troops out this would have 
to be for political and not 
terrorist considerations. 

He admitted tint attacks 
against bis men had been 
growing, with the militia 
opposing them armed with 
more sophisticated weapons in 
the hands of determined and 
fanatical men. 

For his own part, aKSwagh 
he needed Israeli help, he 
remained a loyal Lebanese 
citizen, Ire said. Just as De 
Gaulle worked with British 
support for France in die last 
war, so he was working with 
Israeli support for Lebanon. 


Shamir’s way to peace 


Cairo, (Reuter) — The Is- 
raeli Foreign Minister, Mr 
Yitzhak Shamir, soon to be 
Prime Minister, said in a rare 
interview with an Egyptian 
paper that he did not believe 
an international peace con- 
ference was the best way to 
solve the Middle East crisis. 

He said in the interview, 
conducted in New York by the 
semi-official al-Ahram news- 
paper and appearing in 


yesterday's editions, that he 
believed bilateral talks were 
the only way. 

Mr Shimon Peres, the Is- 
raeli Prime Minister, with 
whom Mr Shamir swaps po- 
sition under a power-sharing 
agreement next month, and 
President Mubarak of Egypt, 
agreed in principle at a sum- 
mit this month to set up a 
committee to prepare for an 
international conference. 


Hitchcock’s 
cut scene 
rediscovered 

Los Angeles — Some fas- 
cinating borne movies showing 
Alfred Hitchcock playing with, 
bis young daughter in the days 
when he lived in England ia 
the 1930s, plus the key scene 
of his 1959 picture Topaz that 
was cut from the film , have 
been unearthed in a garage at 
tire director’s borne (Ivor Da- 
vis writes). 

Mr Richard Franklin, 0 
Melbourne film director and a 
student of Hitchcock films, 
who nude die first sequel to 
Psycho, came across the rare 
home movies and tire crucial 
scene while sifting through 
boxes of papers and personal 
bel onging s of the director who 
died in 1980. The films bad 
been sent to the garaw when 
Hitchcock’s film office at 
Universal Studios dosed. 

“The home movies show a 
side of the director that bis 
various btaaphers daim 
never existed," Mr Fnuiklm 
noted. But he said his greatest 
find was the scene from Topaz, 
one of the director's least 
successful films. 


Belgian funds 
plea to keep 
Magritte’s art 

Brussels - The Belgian 
Government hopes to raise 
more than £1.5 million in an 
initial drive to save the works 
of the celebrated Belgian sur- 
realist pointer Rent Magritte 
for the nation, officials said 
yesieiilay (Richard Owen 
writes). „ ■ ... 

Mr Philippe Monfils, Min- 
ister for Belgium’s French- 
speaking community, said the 
funds available to Brussels' 
acclaimed art museums for 
the purchase of works of art 
were “miserable”, and a large 
pan of the Magritte heritage 
could leave Belgium. 

Despite its rich artistic his- 
tory. Belgium has produced 
relatively few leading figures 
in the 20th century arts, and 
the French-speaking and 
Flemish communities have set 
up Magritte funds, with the 
support of Mr Mark Eyskens, 
the Finance Minister. 

Magritte died in Brussels 
nearly 20 years ago. aged 69. 
His widow, Madame Geor- 
gette Berger, survived him 
until February this year. 


the Green Line from Muslim 
west BeinHJVshrafiyeh was 
some 1,000 yards from the 
divide and the rebels had trial 
to seize a radio station, he 
said. 

“They were to signal then- 
west Beirut allies to link up 
with them but they failed. We 
took about 20 prisoners.” 

It was the worst clash to east 


Beirut since a bloody up- 
heaval in the Lebanese Forces 
eight months ago and the first 
serious flare-up since Chris- 
tian and Muslim ministers 
met early this month to agree 
on a truce between the warring 
militias. 

Meanwhile, Syria's military 
intelligence chief to Lebanon, 
Brigadier Ghazi Kanaan, de- 


sl a ughi on east Beirut from the 
west. 

He told the independent An- 
Nahar that the battle between 
supporters of Geagea and 
rebels led by the militia's 
previous commander. Mr Eire 
Hobeika, was “an internal 
affair”. 


Mafia in 
Italian 
medicines 
scandal 

From Pete: Nichols 
Rome 

A massive scandal involving 
Mafia and Camorra activities 
to tire Italian national health 
service has been revealed by 
Signor Carlo Donat-Cattfo, 
the new Minister of Health. 

He said in Turin on Sat- 
urday that inquiries, which 
were still proceeding, had 
revealed huge scale Grand in 
three southern regions. 

Preliminary figures indi- 
cated that in Ca pipanw, where 
the Camorra dominates or- 
ganized crime, the health ser- 
vice was defrauded last year of 
about 90,000 million lire (£45 
million). In the first three 
months of this year almost 
half that sum had already been 
reached. 

In Sicily, the home ground 
of the Mafia, the health 
service had probably been 
defrauded of about 100,000 
million lire over the past three 
years, almost half of it to 1985. 

The Minister gave no fig- 
ures for Calabria, which has 
grave problems , of organized 
crime similar to the Mafia, bat 
it is understood that the figure 
is less than that for Sicily. 

Investigators discovered 
substantial differences be- 
tween the value of sales of 
medicines declared by 
pharmaceutical companies 
and the amounts stated to have 
been spent by local 
authorities. 


Brussels reviews 
emergency rules 
on radiation levels 

From Richard Owen, Brussels 


As the Russians prepare to 
restart the Chernobyl nuclear 
plant, the EEC is this week 
reconsidering the strict emer- 
gency regulations on radiation 
levels in foodstuffs which it 
imposed after the accident. 

The provisional EEC agree- 
ment on radiation levels ex- 
pires tomorrow and nuclear 
experts from the Twelve meet 
today in an attempt to reach a 
last-m inute accord on whether 
the emergency regulations 
should be extended or re- 
placed with less strict criteria. 

Countries which rely 
heavily on nuclear power for 
their electricity supplies, such 
as France, argued at an un- 
successful mating of experts 
on Friday that the rules im- 
posed by "the EEC in May were 
alarmist and can now be 
relaxed. This view is to some 
extent reinforced by Soviet 
assurances over the effective- 
ness of measures taken at the 
Chernobyl plant since April. 

Other member stales, how- 


ever. take a far more sceptical 
view of nuclear safety and 
argue that the radiation levels 
agreed by the EEC were a 
necessary response to public 
alarm and should be main- 
tained at least until next year. 

At the time of the accident 
the EEC prohibited food im- 
ports into the EEC from 
Eastern Europe and estab- 
lished norms for maximum 
permissible radiation levels in 
foodstuffs. Some EEC states, 
however, protested that the 
measures were being used to 
impede trade in trull and 
vegetables between EEC states 
rather than EEC trade with the 
Soviet bloc. 

A possible compromise for- 
mula has been put forward by 
Euratom. the EEC’s atomic 
agency. It has suggested that 
the present post-Chernobyl 
system of detailed radiations 
levels for specific foodstuffs 
could be replaced with annual 
monitoring based on agreed 
criteria for safe radiation lev- 
els for human consumption. 


Wildlife group agrees to differ 


Rome — The 25th anniver- 
sary conference of the World 
Wildlife Fund, chaired by the 
Duke of Edinburgh, has ended 
in Assisi with an agreement to 
differ on the problem of 
nuclear energy (Peter Nichols 
writes). 

Some national groups came 
out against the use of nuclear 


energy, but at the inter- 
national level the Fund man- 
aged to stay outside the 
debate. 

The Duke complained that 
the Italian press was attaching 
too much significance to the 
nuclear energy debate when 
the conference had other im- 
portant issues to discuss. 


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OVERSEAS NEWS 


Dengists win 
new code of 
behaviour for 


China’s bill 

From Robert Grieves, Peking 


The Chinese Communist and opening to fteonUAde 
Party yesterday announced world, peoples 
the adoption of a new code of concepts tow Jj? 

ss*5Ji ifi- US. 


LlWMH'IVUl — , 

billion citizens at the conclu- 
sion of its annual plenary 
session. 

The official Radio Peking 
announced that the 210- 
member Central Committee 
of the party, which met during 
the past few days in Peking s 
Great Hall of the People, had 
passed a resolution on *The 
guiding principles of the 

construction of socialist spir- 
itual civilization". 

The new code of behaviour 



univ Graham inF rance 

vangelist changes 
lockery to respect 

* ** _ Doris 


Rom Diana Grides, (£7 oo.000) 

When Billy Graham j?ted ^'^‘ihe mirion an_d 




China is to abandon a pro- 
gramme to simplify more than 
850 written chara cters, be- 
cause of confusion surround- 
ing their use (AFP reports 
from Peking). The decision 
will not affect a further 2.400 
characters simplified in 1964. 


People's Daily, said . 

9 Free press; Chinese officials 
are drafting laws that wiU 
ensure press freedom with 
“socialist characteristics in 
the People's Republic. 

Mr Sun Yupei. the deputy 
director of the Institute of 
Journalism under the Chinese 
Academy of Social Sciences, 
said at the weekend that 
drafting of the laws, begun 
about two years ago, was 
progressing wdl. 

After undergoing extensive 
review, the laws are expected 
to be submitted to the Na- 
tional People's Congress, 
China's Parliament, for hnal 
approval in 1988. 

The concept of press free- 
dom in China would have 
been unthinkable five years 
ago. But in the current period 
of cultural liberalization, 
which has witnessed a flower- 


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532 ^.heveekpro^ 

BA**! m SMSft J * e 

Paris ^o^ear the American j^tlv P°° r an SL iU " 

evangelist preach. Two thou- auc fience was be«tj 

sand watched on a video ^ ve dn 0l by the razzmataB, 
screen in an overflow room m JJ “ ^ n0l much in ev- 
tbe stadium and one thousand which B illv Grahams 

more had to be turned away, tdeiwe, j sincerity, die 

to an. more thin SSna ion" became gender 

tn see Billy mocBTig .. _ certain 


is an attempt by Dengists to wnitI1 m H1UIUJM . 

replace Maoisi ideology wuh . 0 f the Chinese cinema, arts 
principles based on a market- and i etterSi foe move to codify 
oriented economy, according the rieh - and responsibilities 


oriented "economy, according 

10 Western diplomats. 

That attempt was expected 
to meet stiff resistance from 
conservatives within the 
party. A new code of behav- 
iour and ethics has been 
viewed bv some observers 
here as the vitally needed 
ideological consolidation of 
the Dengist reforms. It could 
also help rebuild the party's 
prestige, which has been bat- 
tered by abuses of power and 
economic crimes associated, 
with the open door policy. 

“Since 1979. when China 
began its economic reform 


anu kiwis. ««• 

the rights and responsibilities 
of Chinese journalists has met 
with widespread approval. 

“The situation now is much 
belter than before, but l 
believe the press can be even 
more open'' 

But the concept of press 
freedom in China is not the 
same as that in the West. 
Recently, a deputy minister in 
ihe Government's Propa- 
ganda Department said that 
newspaper editors, rather than 
the Communist Party, should 
have the final say, so that they 
can make “better 
propaganda". 


General Wojdech Jaruzelksi, the Polish 
leader, left, waring to weU-wishers oo his 
arrival at Peking airport yesterday, where 
he was greeted by the Chinese Foreign 
Minister. Mr Wu Xneqian, right. 

General JarnzelskTs nnoffioaJ visit 
could herald closer relations between 
China and the Soviet Union’s East 
European allies (Robert Grieves writes). 

He is the first East European leader, 
with the exception of President Ceansescn 


of Romania, to visit China since Peking 
and Moscow split over ideological and 
foreign policy differences in- the eany 
1960s, and is the first Polish leader to 
visit China since 1959. 

He had talks with Mr Zhao Ziyang, the 

Chinese Premier, and is expected to be in 
Peking for three days, after having visited 
Mongolia and North Korea. 

The visit was hastily arranged to take 
place before an official visit to Chma next 


Mr Erich Hoaecker, the East 


month t 

German . 

The Chinese Communist Party has 
formal ties with its coanterparts 
Romania and Yugoslavia. 

In recent years econo mic a nd psHticsu 
c ontain have been resamed between 
China and Poland, East Germany, Hun-, 
eary, Czechoslovakia and Bulgaria — 
contacts that reportedly have Moscow s 
tacit approval. 


came to Bercy to see : Bifly 
Graham in person, while an- 
other m0(» watched him <« 
enormous screens in 33 other 

towns. 4 .. 

Seven per cent came 
forward" to take Jesus into 
their hearts and restart tneir 


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Pakistan toughens up 
security at airports 

_ _ . - . i n.ue A ruVi hiil 


when four Arab hijackers 
opened fire on the passengers. 

Since the hijacking, senior 
officials of the Interior Min- 
istry and the Civil Aviation 
Department have been hold- 
ing regular security meetings. 


Karachi (AFP) - Pakistan 
has initiated tough measures 
to tighten security at chief 
airports after the hijacking of a 
Pan Am jumbo j’et on Septem- 
ber 5, official sources said 
yesterday. — „ 

X-ray machines are being The airport perimeter here, 
installed here and at Islam- cleared of undergrowth, has 
abad airports to check bag- been fenced with barbed wire 
mw- and more highly trained and is being patrolled by 
security personnel have been armed squads. Eighteen 
brought in. watchtowers have been 

Twenty-two people died erected, and equipped with 
and scores were wounded searchlights. 


Britain answers Haiti’s 
request for food aid 

Mlrlwilac TUwxtna 


By Nicholas Beeston 

The initial consignment of a The packa&, 

£250,000 British food package British Govemmentafteran 

■■■ • U.i,; nn Cat- 


Will arrive in Haiti on Sat- 
urday in one of the first 
responses to the country’s caU 
for aid since the overthrow of 
President Jean-Oaude Du- 


PIIU 9 II — 

appeal from Haiti two months 
ago, was organized by British 
Care, part of an international 
relief agency based in Paris. 


as in normal missions 
United States. 

By all accounts, this latest 
crusade to France - the first 
for 23 years — has been a 
success. Yet theaug^swere 
by no means good. A Gallup 
poll taken just before Billy 
Graham arrived showed that 
only 15 per cent of the 
population had heard of him. 

The French press was ex- 
tremely sceptical before the 
crusade began. It condemned 


Mr boo . 

of the Greater Europe Bible 
Mission who has lived in 
France for the past 40 years, 

cemented: “Therespons^^ 

France; it’s not M, 5!f h jgjE 
be religious here. But Biuy 
Graham has obviously struck 
a vein of gold somewhere. 
He's shown that undenieathit 
all people are longing for 
something else." 


valier in February. 

d relief, comprising 


ipore. 


The food — 

vegetable oil from Su 
kidney beans from — _ 
and maize from the United 
States, is expected to feed 
20,000 people in the next year. 


British Care said that Haiti 
was one of the five poorest 
nations in the world and that 
its 5.6 million people, who 
■cam an average of less than 
$200 (£136) a year, were in 
desperate need of more food. 


Ceausescu 
pushes for 
new capital 



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Rebels put 
terms for 
a ceasefire 


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From DessaTre visas 
Belgrade 

Romania may soon have a 
new capital. President 

Ceaqsescu has announced that 

it is intended to move the 
capital from Bucharest to 
Tirgoriste, the medieval cap- 
ital of die Waffachian state, 
some 50 mfles uorth-west of 
the present capital. 

The <»mI decision, Presi- 
dent Ceansescn said, has to be 

Iran by the Central Commit- 
tee of the Romanian Com- 
munist Party bat there seems 
no doubt that the President is 
intent on carrying out his long 
cherished piaa to move the 
capital to the medieval centre 
of the state and culture. 

The town now has a popula- 
tion of some 90 , 00 fr-but 300 

years ago it was the capital of 
WaUachia. 

It was also the seat of die 

Duke Mireea the Great, whose 
anni versary was celebrated ®a 
Romania with a hitherto un- 
matched pomp. 

Obviously Mr Ceansescn 
wishes to establish the con- 
tinuity of the Romanian state 
from the Middle Ages to the 
present 

In a speech to nmrk fife 
anniversary of the Dnke s 
installation as ruler of Wal- 
jfl rhia, President Ceansescn 
toM the people of Tirgoriste 
Hwt if they worked hard theft 
demand to move the capital to 
their city would be crowned 
with success. 

According to reports from 
Romania, an international ao- 
port is already being built 
there and preparations are 
bffiig made to build a. railw ay 
line connecting the dty with 
the present capital- 

president Ceansescn said 
the complete modernization of 
the small medieval town would 
be carried out in the course of 
the next three or four years. 


From Keith Dalton 
Manila 


Communist rebels in the 
Philippines are to propose a 
temporary nationwide cease- 
fire of 30 days or longer but 
with rigid safeguards, includ- 
ing committees to monitor me 
agreement. . . „ 

A statement signed by the 
two negotiators of the leit- 
wing National Democratic 
Front (NDF). Mr Satur 
Ocampo and Mr Antonio 
Zumel, rejected as “dang- 
erous" the Government s un- 
conditional ceasefire offer. 

Instead they proposed the 
immediate formation of a 
national committee “to mon- 
itor and supervise the cease- 
fire and to arbitrate all 
disputes that may arise from 
any violation". 

Similar committees on a 
regional and provincial level 
comprised of people “mutu- 
ally accepted for probity, im- 
partiality and personal integ- 
rity" would ensure both sides 
stncily observed the ceasefire 
terms, they said. . . „ 
The plan was a “positive 
development, the Executive 
Secretory, Mr Joker Arroyo 
said. “A ceasefire is always 
welcome. Anything that saves 
lives is welcome." 

• ZAMBOANGA: Muslim 
militants who kidnapped a 
Swiss tourist, Mr Hans 
Kunzli, and are believed to be 
holding him on Jolo island, 
600 miles south of Manila, 
have hardened their demands 
two days before a military- 
imposed deadline for his re- 

Imm ‘tUn milirarvi 


lease, 'the Philippine military 
day (AP reports). 


said yesterday . 

The military said the pros- 
pects that the hostage would 
be released soon dimmed 
because the militants had 
reverted to their original de- 
mand for a ransom of 
$100,000 (£70,420). 

Mr Kunzli. in letter, asked 
for the ransom to be paid. 


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]p the final session the 
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21 -year-old Danes who scored 
66.4 to move from sixth to the 
silver medal position. 

Horton and Landy took the 
bronze for the second 
successive time — Biarritz in 
1982 was the previous occa- 
sion ‘ — and Mitchell and 
Kearse needed no more than 
an average final session to 
clinch the title with something 
in hand. 

Mitchell has won three pre- 
vious world titles, the 
women's team olympiad and 
the Venice Trophy (the 
world's inter-zonal women’s 
teams championship). 

For Kearse this is a first 
title. As a Federal Circuit 
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and Rodwell moved into first 
place almost four boards dear 
of the second-placed Ameri- 
cans Chris Compton and Ed 
Wold. 

The final places are: l, 
Meckstroth and Rudweil 
3847: 2. Heinrich Berger and 
Wolfgang MeinI (Austria) 
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3572; 4. Curtis Compton and 
Ed Wold (USA) 3558; 5, 
Gabriel Chagas and Marcelo 
Branco (Brazil) 3526: 6. Andre 
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SPECTRUM 



The boom that rattled the roof 



V The price of houses 

^ is soaring on the 
wings of cheap credit 
in the biggest sellers’ 
market since the 
I97Qs. But behind the boom The Times 
has found hardship, questionable lending 

policies, unprecedented mortgage 

arrears and a widening north-south gap. 

We open a three-part series with a look at 
causes and effects; we meet a man who grew 
rich simply by buying and selling; and we 
ask: just how much will they let you 
borrow? Should lending be regulated? 


Part One: An upwardly-mobile market 


•w-n the summer of 1985, a 
9 family moved out of a five- 
■9 bedroomed house in Wal- 
9 ton-on-Thames, at the heart 
1 of the Surrey commuter belt. 
Tfie selling price: £265,000. A year 
later, the same bouse came on to 
the market again. The selling 
price: about £335.000. Over the 
same 12-month period, the price 
oT' a three-bedroom ed un- 
modernized terrace house in Ful- 
ham leapt from £110,000 to 
£142.000. In Pimlico, another 
booming area, a four-storey house 
increased in value from £158,000 
to £220.000 in less than a year. 

These are examples of the 
dramatic boom in property prices. 
The main factors behind the 
explosion are: 

• Easy money. Institutions are 
falling over each other to lend, in 
some cases with disastrous con- 
sequences for the borrower. 

• Supply and demand. En- 
couraged by government policy 
more people, including council 
tenants, want to buy. but the 
housing stock increases by only 
one per cent a year. 

•Xand scarcity. Green Belt leg- 
islation means that land 
forhousing is hard to find and 
expensive to buy. 

• Spending power. Tax changes 
and the growth of real incomes 
mean that people have more cash 
taspare each month. 

This is all well and good for 
many of those on high incomes 
who are already on the property 
spiral. Bui behind the figures lie 
siftHes of young couples stretched 
to breaking point by repayments 
od mortgages of nearly four times 
their salaries, loans which even the 
brokers who arrange them regard 
as f “suicidal”. 

About 300,000 owner-occupiers 
in'Britain are in serious mortgage 
arrears, according to research by 
Dr John Doling, senior lecturer at 
Birmingham University’s Centre 
forlUrban Regional Studies. They 
represent 5 per cent of the 
mongage-paying public. This new 
social problem, he says, can only 
get worse unless government 
housing policy changes. 

Dr Doling, who has made a two- 
year study of mortgage debt, 
claims that there are cases of 
serious arrears spread across the 


A Times investigation 
by Jack Crossley, 
Christopher Warman 
and Michael Dynes 


whole spectrum of house owner- 
ship. “Official figures from the 
building societies about the num- 
ber of repossessions are mislead- 
ing to say the least,” he says. 
“They refer to cases where people 
have been more than six months 
in arrears. Some mortgage lending 
institutions go for legal re- 
possession long before six months 
have passed. 

“At present it is too easy to raise 
mortgage money. I have known of 
many cases where borrowers have 
raised considerably more than 100 
per cent. Some lenders have been 
granting mortgages at income 
ratios much higher than they 
would have done a few years ago.” 

The boom has created some 
extraordinary social phenomena. 
Increasing numbers of borrowers 
are finding themselves: 

• On the point of being evicted by 
a building society or a bank; 

• Going without a car, a.holiday, 
or even the occasional night put 
because the mortgage is costing up 
to two-thirds of take-home pay; 

• Living in sin, because that is the 
only way to get full advantage 
from mortgage tax relief. 

T he problem is exacer- 
bated by the feet that 
everybody — except the 
first-time buyer — has a 
vested interest in spiral- 
ling prices. Building societies,; 
banks, mortgage brokers, estate 
agents, surveyors, builders, solic- 
itors — all benefit. Consequently 
no one is prepared to step in and 
stop the spiral. 

Meanwhile there is a huge, 
widening, north-south divide in 
the price of houses. Whereas the 
yearly increase to July was 21.9 
per cent in Greater London, 16.3 
per cent in the south-east (exclud- 
ing Greater London) and 13.8 per 
cent in East Anglia, in the north 
the average —according to the 
Halifax Building Society — was 
less than 4 per cent, while in 
Scotland it was under 3 per cent. 
The national average increase was 
1 4 per cent — well above the rate of 
inflation. 

The widening of the north-south 
gap is confirmed by Mr David 
Leslie of Dudley Chariton, the 
biggest agents in the north-east 
“Price rises here have been very 
modest for two years and we shall 
be lucky if they rise by as much as 
5 per cent in the next year,” he 
said, adding that the influx of 
foreign money had helped to force 
up southern prices. 

The present boom does not 
compare with the peaks of the 



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■ ‘All I did was 
could afford 


at the time; 
the market 
followed me’ 


North to south, 
rags to riches 


Canvas returns: society painter Henry Mee paid £17,000 
in 198 1 for a house, left; in Camberwell. Now he owns, 
right a former admiral’s home worth £235,000 


Henry Mee is not a 
rui property developer — but 
ie has a track record that 
would be the envy of one. In 
act he is a successful por- 
trait painter and in 1975 his 
first venture into property 
lad all the hallmarks of the 
ronug artist struggling to get 
>y- 

He paid £1,200 for a 
loose in Leeds which was 


condemned as 
unfit for human habitation. 
Eleven years later, be owns a 
fine Georgian house worth 
£235,000. 

He says of that first house; 
“I decorated it and pot in 
some central beating whilst 
other houses were being 
bricked-ep and the occu- 
pants forced out by Leeds 
Corporation.” 


Nevertheless, in 1991, the 
Leeds house was com- 
pulsorily purchased by the 
city council for £5,000 - only 
half its market value of 
£10,000 but enough to allow 
Mr Mee to put down a 
deposit on a £17,000 Vic- 
torian house in Camberwell, 
south London, then still to 
acquire its present status. 

Buying that house from 


the local council was some- 
thing of an adventure in 
itself, Mr Mee walked into 
their offices b randishing 
£2£00 in notes and was 
described by the derk as “a 
very serious buyer”. The 
council gave Mr Mee an 
£8,000 improvement grant 
on what was a former 
“potman’s” cottage, forming 
part of an adjoining pnb. 


“I had so actual money, 
nor did I have, until I sold 
the Leeds house and moved 
to London when I was 
commissioned to paint a 
portrait of the Prince of 
Wales by the Press Onk 
Camberwell was a rough 
area in 1982 — the back 
windows of the bouse were 
shattered by shotgun Masts 
cm one occasion when 1 was 
there”, Mee says. 

The house was sold for 
£60,000 two years later, and 

Mr Mw K/morht hie hwcmiI 


home in Jamaica Road, 
south-east London, for 
£67,000 in 1985. 

With the g ro w t h of the 
Docklands and farther spec- 
tacular property price roes, 
this fine Georgian bouse, 
formerly the home of an 
aihnirai, has Pear ly qua- 
drupled in value. 

“All I did", Mee says, 
“was buy what I could afford 
at the time, so that I could 
lire and work from a conve- 
nient place. Each time the 
market followed me." 


1970s, when in early 1973 houses 
were worth 50 per cent more than 
a year earlier. And in 1979 prices 
were 31 per cent higher than a year 
earlier. Even so, house prices have 
been rising in real terms since the 
beginning of 1982. and according 
to Patrick Foley, economist with 
Lloyds Bank, are now higher than 
at any time since 1973. 

A t tile root of the 
burgeoning property 
tree is the rise in the 
level of real disposable 
income — just as it was 
in the two booms of the 1970s. 
That, plus a housing stock more or 
less static at 22 million while 
supply continues to rise — boosted 
by the Thatcher government 
through measures like righi-to-buy 
legislation for council tenants — 
produce a buying spiral which 
now sees home ownership at 
about 64 per cent in England and 
62 per cent in the UK as a whole, 
almost 9 per cent up in a decade. 
Some one million council tenants 
have become home owners, and 
the numbers are being swelled by 
single people; many are young but 
there is also a growing number of 
divorced people. 

Both the Bank of England and 


the Halifax believe the increased 
availability of mortgage finance 
and the. recent fell in mortgage 
rates may have contributed to the 
price boom. 

A recent report by the Halifax 
said: “Since the stock of housing is 
more or less fixed and there are 
few alternatives to owner-occupa- 
tion, house prices will reflect 
effective demand pressures and 
will be driven by households* 
ability to pay." 

One consequence of high prices 
is that first-time buyers are having 
difficulty getting into the market. 
Lending and borrowing in the 
Seventies was done at a time of 
high inflation and wage increases 
which kept pace with that infla- 
tion. If you did take the risk of 
borrowing beyond your means 
your income quickly grew to solve 
the problem. 

Now. however, if bonowers 
overstretch themselves they can- 
not rely on inflation to get them 
out of trouble. 

Land costs dramatically in- 
fluence bouse prices. Although 
builders are coy about breaking 
down the costs which go to make 
up a house price. Wimpey, one of 
the largesLhas provided figures 


which illustrate the huge north- 
south divide in prices. 

They compare a two-bedroom 
end of terrace house in Hayes, 
Middlesex, where land costs about 
£400,000 an acre, and one in 
Doncaster, where land is about 
£42.000 an acre. The cost of each 
house breaks down like this: 


Doncaster 


Land a £2,100 

Materials/labour — £16,000 

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Marketing etc- £900 

Total £19,000 

Sale price. £23,500 

Profit £4,500 


Hayes 

Land - £20,000 ■ 

Materials/labour — £1 7,600 

Marketing £1,900 

Total £39,500 

Selling price £58,000 

Profit £18,500 

A first-time buyer might be 
stretched to afford the Hayes 
house, but there are many others 
who can. The easy availability of 
loans and the relaxation of the 


lending criteria by some building 
societies and lending institutions 
is seen by some as fuelling the rise 
in prices. 

Sir Gordon Borne, director 
general of the Office of Fair 
Trading believes that money lend- 
ers should take on more 
responsibility for the problems 
their easy credit policies are 
creating. They should increase 
their support for voluntary bodies 
which offer help to hard-pressed 
debtors. 

“Financial institutions have a 
responsibility to help solve the 
problem — or face the prospect of 
government regulations that 
would force them to do so.”" he 
says. 

Mr Mark Boleat, secretary- 
general of the Building Societies 
Association, rejects the widely- 
canvassed view that lending 
makes for dearer homes. “It 
depends for more on the number 
of people who want to buy a 
house.” 


Most estate agents say they are 
not to blame for the boom. Peter 
Miller, housing spokesman for the 
Royal Institution of Chartered 
Surveyors, aefinits that a good 
estate agent will get the best price 
for a property by his expertise in 
valuing and marketing, but says: 
“I don't think you can cook the 
market. People have got enough 
time to get out of a transaction if 
they want to." 

B ut Andrew Langton, of 
the London agents 
Aylesford, says that cer- 
tain agents in booming 
areas “can talk prices 
upL If they read the business pages 
and paid more attention to the feD 
in oil prices (which has reduced 
Arab property investment here) 
rather than concentrate on earning 
their new car, there might be a 
more sensible market Too many 
estate agents talk too loudly to too 
many people, and that can cause 
prices to jump.” 


Tomorrow 

Easy money and broken hearts 



Four years old. 
Seriously underweight 
for her age. 
Scavenging for food 
where she can find it. 
And she’s English. 


With a stepfather who refused to ac- 
knowledge her existence and a mother too 
frightened to help her, this child was bring 
slowly and deliberately starved. 

She’d reached the point where she was 
feeding herself out of dustbins. 

It didn’t happen in the famine stricken 
third world, it happened in an English town, 
(like the one you live in). 

The NSPCCs first, most urgent concern 
is for the child. 

Above all the child has to be protected. 
But, where appropriate, we can also provide 
help for children and parents. 

£15.48 can protect a child for two weeks. 
And that’s the sum we’re asking for now 

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Hare lending criteria become too 
lax? There is no shortage of people 
in the leading bosiness willing to 
let prospective buyers take on 
frig h tening debts. Indeed some 
mortgage brokers will arrange 
loans they themselves regard as 
foolhardy. 

Prospective home-owners who 
are- determined to push their 
resources to the font will find 
dozens of mortgages brokers will- 
ing to assist (ton take on a debt 
that woald make most banks and 
baildiQg societies shriek with 
horror. 

Based mi a random selection of 
mortgage brokers. The Times 
found that a single person earning 
£14JW0 per aamzm coaid obtain a 
100 per cent mortgage anywhere 
between £42,000 aaa£52£M. 

One broker said he could raise 
£61,000 for a person on £162500 a 
year. That mortgage, on a low-cost 
endowment basis, would cost £567 
a month out of a net income of 
£927. 

‘You’ve got no 
margin at all’ 

If yon question brokers abort 
the wisdom of taking on a mort- 
gage above the £42,000 mark, 
most would strongly advise yon to 
think again- Yet there's nothing to 
stop you taking on a debt of this 
magnitude. 

Malbridge Financial Services,, 
for example, offered the maximum 
obtainable mortgage of £52£00, 
three and three quarter times a 
salary of £14.000. at 12 per cent 
interest However, the broker 
acknowledged that “jwVe letting 
yourself in for a lot of trouble with 
this kind of commitment.” 

He added: “To be perfectly 
honest, few lenders are prepared to 
ghe you more than three tiroes 
your income. At the moment 
interest rates are relatively low. 


bat if they go op one or two per 
cent, then you've really had it. 
You’ve got no margin at alL” 

So why offer to arrange such a 
loan? “1 am tempted to ask people 
how on earth they think they can 
afford it if something goes wrong” 
said the broker. “Bnt it’s really not 
up to me to decide what they can or 
can't afford. It can be done, people 
do it all the time. Bat you’d never 
fallal me taking OD that trim! of 

commitment,” be said. 

‘Remember the 
hidden costs’ 

The broker at Transworld 
Financial Services, who could 
arrange a 100 per cent mortgage 
on a £49,000 property at 11.5 per 
cent interest, was equally candid. 
“My advice to yon would be to 
avoid taking on the m a ximum 
mortgage available. A 95 per cent 
mortgage is more than enough to 
cope with. If yon begin with a 100 
per cent mortgage, you’re crippled 
before yon start. 

“There are many companies 
that will encourage yoa to go for a 
big mortgage, but tbeyTl never tefl 
yon abort the rate of re- 
possessions. You've got to take 
into account all the hidden costs m 
baying a house, or you'll end np in 
terrible trouble,” be said. 

At Overseas Financial Services, 
yoe can get a 100 per cent 
mortgage on properties up to 

£50,000 at 12 per cent interest Bet 

the broker there seemed indif- 
ferent to the argument that such a 
sum would stretch the borrower to 
breaking point 

“At the end of the day, it's really 

np to yon,” he said. “If yon want to 
take out this kind of mortgage, 
then 1 shan't attempt to stop yon. 
I'd feel very secure with a mort- 
gage like this, so long as I had a 
good job. and my income was going, 
to keep going up.” 


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Are women masochistic? Dr Paula J. Capias sees much grief arising from the belief that they are — but to Barbara Toner such arguments are hopelessly outdated 


‘Believing that we seek out 
pain poisons our lives’ 


When the man in my life harts 
my feelings, or when I've put 
on weight, or when I'm frus- 
trated about my children or my 
job, people sometimes ask me 
“Why do yon do this to 
yourseMT 1 , suggesting rtu*y \ 
set out to pot myself in 
unhappy situations. 

Such words are the most 
common expression of the 
myth of women’s masochism, 
responsible for profound and 
tar-reaching emotional and 
physical harm to women and 
girls. 

“Masochism” means the 
need to derive pleasure from 
pain. If my lO-yearold tteagfe- 
ter were to hear women 4e- 
scribed as masochists, and if 
she went to the dictionary to 
see what the word meant, she 
would learn that women enjoy 
their suffering. 

The beCef that females seek 
out pain and suffering, Hat we 
have an innate need for mis* 
cry, poisons every aspect of 
women's lives. Often we are 
not even aware when the myth 
comes into play, since it is 
such a familiar part of OdT 
cnlture that the following sto- 
ries are the rale rather thjut 
the exception. 

Elizabeth has three children 
and a full-time job as a 
teacher. When her children 
are malting more Hn« their 
usual demands on her, and it's 
an especially busy time at 
school, she becomes tired and 
frazzled. 

: When she men turns this to 



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her friends, some of them 
smile knowingly and say un- 
sympathetically: “You really 
are a masochist!” They do not 

consider that Elizabeth most 
work to feed her three chUdren 
and that even if she didn't; she 
relishes firing fife to the 
■fullest, enjoying both mother- 
hood and employment. 

Maria was a successful 
journalist before her son was 
bon and she now stays home 
to care for him. Usually she 
takes great pleasure in the 
time she spends with him, but 
sometimes, when he has col- 
icky and fretful spells, or when 
he goes for weeks without 
sleeping more than three 
boars id a row, she becomes 
irritated and exhausted. 

At those times she thinks to 
herself: “It was my decision to 
stay home with him, so I 
brought this suffering on my- 
self. Subconsciously, I most 
have watted to suffer." ' 


It was my professional 
experiences as a clinical and 
research psychologist, and 
bier as a teacher of psychol- 
ogy, that first drew my atten- 
tion to the myth of women's 
masochism. Over and over I 
beard and accepted with only a 
flicker of discomfort other 
clinicians* claims that female 
patients needed to suffer. 

I did not question these 
interpretations of women's 
behaviour, because the people 
who voiced them spoke with 
the authority of Freud and 
decades of psychoanalytic his- 
tory behind them. The first 
theorists to propose that 
women are naturally, in- 
evitably masochistic were 
psychoanalysts who believed 
with Freud that “biology is 
destiny" and that our bodies 
dictate what happens in oar 
wmrk and feelings. In the 
bodies of women, they felt, 
were the seeds of their biologi- 
cally determined masochism. 

Throughout history women 
have frequently had to endure 
some suffering to get what 
they enjoyed, but that is 





‘A myth that anyone with 
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worlds away from wanting to 
suffer. A misogynist society 
has created any number of 
situations that make women 
unhappy. And then that same 
society uses the myth of 
women's masochism to tribune 
the women themselves for 
their misery. 

Women are for more likely 
than men to be held respon- 
sible if anything goes wrong in 


their relationships or if harm 
b efalls their children- In the 
work-place women are under- 
paid and subjected to sexual 
harassment or other mistreat- 
ment because of their sex. And 
at every news-stand and on 
televirion females see degrad- 
ing, humiliating, pornographic 
depictions of women. 

As a psychologist, a mother, 
a daughter and a friend, I have 
never met a woman who 
sought out these unequal 
responsibilities, frustrations 
and degradations. I have never 
spoken to a woman who would 
not gladly have waved a magic 
wand, if she could, to banish 
the painful aspects of her life. 

But as long as the myth that 
women have an Innate need to 


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enffw ig maintain ed, '"■ nW * K 
of women will be needlessly 
unhappy, believing that they 
have no power to change, that 
the evH. the masochism, is 
within them. 

We can refuse to let it pass 
when anyone calls a woman 
masochistic, whether the word 
itself is nsed or whether it’s a 
phrase such as “Why does she 
do this to herself?" or “That's 
her fear of success". We can 
insist that alternative explana- 
tions for her behaviour be 
considered. 

Q Paula J. CapUn IMS 

Extracted j from The Myth of 
Women's Masochism by Paula 
J Cap/an, published by Methuen 
(£12.95). 


In ihe IS years since it first 
called for revolution the 
women's movement has 
spawned countless advocates, 
many brilliant, most plau- 
sible' and nearly all American. 

They all wanted to raise the 
collective western conscious- 
ness. and it seems to me that 
they have — assertive women 
are now two a penny, and the 
glamorous cops in top-rated 
TV series are as likely to be 
women as men. 

Now, however. Dr Capian's 
book gives us cause to wonder. 
In her world women's lives are 
poisoned by the belief that 
they seek out pain and suffer- 
ing because they have an 
innate need for misery. Both 
sexes believe women to be ill, 
because they know it is sick to 
enjoy misery; so women's 
problems are attributed to 
their madness rather than to 
the social institutions that 
cause them. They are hooked 
on Freud. It's a grim place. 

Caplan would apparently 
like us to accept that the myth 
of women's masochism per- 
vades all the “misogynist 
societies" of western culture. 
But she may like to know ihat 
the myth hasn't travelled 
nearly as well as the 
consciousness-raising mes- 
sage. There's no denying the 
variety of unhappy lots for 
women but I have never heard 
a single one blame hers on her 
own need to suffer. 

1 can't remember when 1 
last found a book so pro- 



Baihara Toner 

foundly irritating. The Myth of 
Women’s Masochism has the 
ring of an elderly aunt confid- 
ing on one of your good days: 
“1 don't care what everyone 
else says, dear, you look fine to 
me." 

Dr Caplan gives little credit 
to the progress that has been 
made by women in the last 
decade. There is no denying 
that we are still lumbered with 
the absurd stereotypes which 
are trotted out from time to 
time to support some repres- 
sive notion or other, but they 
ore given less and less 
credence. 

The causes of women's 
unhappiness are the same as 
they always have been, with 
an adjustment here or there 
for social change. At least one 
in three women continues to 
find herself unhappily mar- 
ried. a vast number remain 
unemployed or under- 
employed. child care facilities 
are still awful and so on. A lot 


could be done to improve 
matters by greater recognition 
of the potential in both men 
and women for flexible rotes. 
But there is nothing to be 
gained from such outdated 
and inaccurate observations 
as “Mothers are made to feel 
they are failures if they have 
not taught their daughters to 
be self-sacrificing, self-deny- 
ing and willing to put other 
people's needs first." 

Where has Caplan been? 
The answer is attending case 
conferences as a research 
psychologist and teacher -of 
psychology at various mental 
hospitals and clinics, where 
theories of women's innate 
masochism abound. Perhaps 
mentally distressed women 
the world over are told that 
their problems stem from 
cither their own masochism or 
its dental. If this is the case it is 
a scandal, and the book should 
have been an expose rather 
than a flawed analysis of the 
condition of women. 

Much of the book is the 
standard feminist text on the 
frustration of the female 
stereotype, which while valid 
is not new. What is infuriating 
is to see it bound up will? 
exhortations not to succumb 
to a myth that anyone with 
half a brain would scorn, or 
laugh out of court. I can't help 
thinking that if Caplan had 
been a geographer the book 
would have been called Guess 
What ? The World’s Sot Flat.- 

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Over 60 and oyer here again 


■ The GI brides 
] were back in . 

Blighty this 
weekend — to jive, 
jitterbug and 
remember when 
their men were 
young and lovely . 

At borne or die United States, 
they may be. widows* pension-, 
era. mothers or grandmothers, 
but this weekend no one called 
them anything but the brides, 
the GI brides. 

Forty years ago, from the 
decks of liners anchored at 
Southampton dodo, they 
waved goodbye in overcoats 
with leather buttons, dark 
Betty Grable curls foiling on 
their collars. Now 250 ofthem 
1 are back in slacks and sun- 
glasses, the hair cut shorter 
and dyed, American inflec- 
tions and slang fading in and 
out of the tracesof Yorkshire, 
London and Glasgow. 

Two hundred mid fifty out 
of the 1946 total of 70,000 are 
in Southampton for a four-day 
reunion. Some of the GIs who 
lured them over the Atlantic 
have come too, their dashing 
war-time image lost to bald- 
ing. greying old age. Once 
oversexed, the Yanks are now 
over 60. 

At the start of the first full 
day of their four-day reunion 
in Southampton, they piled on 
to double-decker buses for a 
visit to Perham Down Camp 
at Tidworih. where most of 
the brides had been kept for 


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Jitterbugs: Dorothy McDaniel and a young '40s Ian get bock into the mood at Southampton 

days, sometimes weeks, to been quietened by the passing Thursday night, the first of 
clear customs and immigra- years while their sweet English the reunion, had been a forties 
tion before sailing. roses have seemingly grown style knees up. They danced 

“Why on earth are we going more raucous. .. . and sang and ate fish and 

to Tidwprth?" asks Phyllis They wave to young sol- chips and Spam. 

Duerimg from Maryland, diets on the roadside and their Marjorie Garic, now 67. met 

She’d rather spend time shop- : her GI at the Mostyn Club in 

ping in Salisbury. Their Sweet English Piccadilly, where she served 

Walking around the camp ee&m In haw Sunday breakfasts. She mar- 

now, she and her fellow bndes roses bccm iu nave ried jn 1944 5^ 

can just remember being here, grown more rUUCOUS didn’t see her husband again 

ibeir babies foiling sick, the until March 1946 at the 

intense boredom of waiting, minds slip back to all the GIs quayside in New York. “The 
the food served by Italians and they didn't many. “Remem- biggest thrill was seeing the 
Germans with the letters ber Joey Casey?" asks BeryL statue of Liberty.” she remem- 
POW stamped on their jack- “He was lovely. They were all here. “The biggest disappoint- 
ed “It was all 40 years ago," young and lovely.” ment was finding that my new 

they say. “We woe just con- “We were all young and home was an eight-hour drive 
fused young girls.” lovely then," says Phyllis, away in a hamlet on a 

Back on the bus, the brides “We're not old now,” protests mountainside near the Ca- 
sing “Kiss Me Goodnight a voice from the front of the nadian border with only one 

Sergeant Major”, but the old bus. “It's only our bodies. We. grocery store." 

GIs don't join in. The leg- weren't old Last night were Maijorie eventually di- 
endary good-time boys have- we?” -- vorced her GI husband, the 


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The next time I foe! tempted 
to complain about a Woman’s 
Lot, I shall close my eyes and 
think of Patrick Lichfield, the 
Lionel Blair lookalike in the 
Burberry mackintosh. 

Lord Lichfield’s auto- 
i biography. Not the Whole. 
Truth is published today 
(Constable. £10.95). It un- 
covers a life more ghastly than 
any woman could contem- 
plate but which quite a few 
men still have to endure., 
especially if they were born 
with a silver spoon in their, 
mouth but subsequently, 
have not been provided with 
the wherewithal to buy the 
polish to keep it untarnished. 

Women hold tight u> the 
theory that men are somehow 
“bom” to cope with the 
stresses and strains of a work- 
ing life while they themselves, 
by dim oflheir lovely natures, 
.suffer more when the going 
gets rough. Hence all the 
workshops, networks and 
counselling services which 
working women set up for 
themselves just so that they 
can complain how beastly 
everyone and everything is at 
the office. ' 

Patrick Lichfield proves 
that life isn't a picnic for men 
either, in foci, I rather think, 
since they have never been 
allowed to express their feel- 
ings on the matter, that they 
are the ones who need all the 
support groups. But imagine 
what would happen if male 
bankers or estate agents or, 
indeed, photographers got to- 
gether to talk about, their 
career problems — their clients 
would move gingerly away 






T PENNY 1 
PERRICK 


towards someone- whose up- 
per-lip was stiffer. 

Being grown-up didn't help 
Patrick Lichfield much be- 
cause he went to Sandhurst, 
which was rather like an 
extension of Harrow with the 
same cruel jokes — new re- 
cruits had to gulp down a pint 
mug filled with a measure of 
every spirit in the bar. plus the 
dregs from the ashtrays. When 
men suffer, since society 
doesn’t allow them to cry. they 
(Hay _ dreadful games of 
lifemanship instead. 

Lord Lichfield showed 
enormous courage in leaving 
the Army to become a photog- 
rapher at a time when that 
profession was regarded as 
“for worse than being an 
interior decorator; only mar- 
gjnallv better than hair- 
dressing". Again, one thought 
how much easier life would 


have been for him had he been 
bom a girl. 

Aristocratic families seem 
to want nothing very much for 
their daughters as long as they 
don't get pregnant or run off 
with the milkman. They are 
allowed to be china restorers, 
sales assistants at Asprey or, if j 
they can afford iu to simply sit 
around waiting for Lord Right 
without anyone expressing 
disapproval. 

Fortunately for Patrick 
Lichfield, he hadn't been 
snapping away for very long 
before the Sixties arrived and 
photographers, interior de- 
signers and even hairdressers 
became the heroes of the new 
age of Swinging Silliness. Bui 
where did H get him? An 
empty life of shallow relation- 
ships and “flash and grab” 
work. Here is another lesson 
for self-pitying women: we 
assume that we are the only 
ones who have to charm and 
wheedle our way into good 
jobs. Well, if Lord Lichfield is 
anything to go by. so do men. 
He drove himself into a slate 
of exhaustion dealing with 
disgruntled dukes, desperate 
debs and models, who were as 
thick as a pudding. 

Lichfield admits that his 
book is a “convenient fiction" 
and there is no mention of 
what one would most want to 
know about. which is how his 
marriage broke down because 
of his workaholic habits. The 
effect of work on marriage is 
one of the most under-dis- 
cussed contemporary topics. 
But I think it will lake a 
woman to tell it like it is. 


Thursday night, the first of 
the reunion, had been a forties 
style knees up. They danced 
and sang and ate fish and 
chips and Spam. 

Marjorie Gark, now 67. met 
her GI at the Mostyn Gub in 
Piccadilly, where she served 
Sunday breakfasts. She mar- 
ried in October 1944 but 
didn’t see her husband again 
until March 1946 at the 
quayside in New York. “The 
biggest thrill was seeing the 
statue of Liberty." she remem- 
bers. “The biggest disappoint- 
ment was finding that my new 
home was an eight-hour drive 
away in a hamlet on a 
mountainside near the Ca- 
nadian border with only one 
grocery store." 

Maijorie eventually di- 
vorced her GI husband, the 


First wife’s 
raw deal 


TALKBACK 


From Mrs Anne G. Cox. 
Blackheath, London SE5. 

Liz. Gin's article on the dilem- 
mas- facing a second wife 
(Wednesday Page. September 
17) was of great interest The 
assumptions made amid well 
be correct but what about the 
financial dilemmas facing the 
first wife? 

1 was replaced after 16 years 
of marriage by a woman only 
three years younger. She is 
very well-off, and my former , 
husband boasts of this to our 
children. Yes, he has to sup- 1 
port me and our three sons, 
thelatter for a definite period. : 
the former for life. Unfair on 
him and his new wife? Maybe. 

Considering our finances 
were -provided by me for ihe 
first few years of marriage and 
that I provided considerable 
injections of capital sub- 
sequently, what are then my 
rights as the first wife? I 
provided whole-hearted sup- 
port for bis very demanding 
career, giving up a promising 
career of my own to raise our 
children almost single- 
handedly. Is this contribution 
not' worth some recognition? 

The first wife has in many 
cases a long. lonely time ahead 
of her if.Jike me, her commit- 
ment to her marriage was for a 
lifetime. She has lost 
companionship, status, se- 
curity, stability and self-con- 
fidence. What about her anger 
and frustration? 


mystique of Hollywood and 
freshly pressed uniforms 
evaporating in the reality of 
family life in post-war Amer- 
ica. And like many other GI 
brides, she still holds a flame 
for a boyfriend killed in 
action. "Lieutenant Ray 
Bennett.” she says slowly, stiU 
savouring the name. “Now 
there was an officer and a 
.gentleman." 

The bus stops for cream tea 
and cakes at the Carlton Hotel 

: They danced, sang 
and ate fish and 
chips and Spam 

which overlooks the sea at 
Bournemouth. For 12,000 
fortunate war brides this was 
their Tidwarth and they had 
little to complain about One 
ofthem points to the curving 
Dorset coastline and asks 
whether it’s the white cliffs of 
Dover. 

At Southampton Guildhall 
in the evening there’s a jitter- 
bug dance, and when Syd 
Lawrence's 16-piece orchestra 
swings into anion, the brides 
show that four decades 
haven't erased the memory of 
the steps that helped them 
jive, jitterbug and waltz their 
way through the war. Young 
World War II fans, barely in 
their 20s. add authenticity 


with their GI uniforms and 
crew cuts. 

Dancing with one of them;^ 
Dorothy McDaniel of Sara-“ 
sota, Florida, is taken back to- 
iler teenage days in Swindon 
where she worked as an. 
American Red Cross volun- 
teer and where her parents, 
invited GIs home for dinner.- 
Still beautiful at 59. Dorothy . 
married a GI at 19. “When he ■ 
went to the front I didn't see 
him for over a year,” she says. : 
“Then one day a cab came to- 
my door with a- note sayiiag " 
that he was back in town. He’d - 
been given special leave to get 
.married. We got manied four- 
days later.” 

They didn’t divorce until 25.'. 
years later, raising a family in ' 
between. Now she’s married 
to a man who didn’t fight itf; 
the war and who prefers 
Johnny Cash to her GleuK'; 
Miller. So what is Dorothy' 
thinking as Syd Lawrenge... 
romps through “In the 
Mood"? 

“They were good times,” _ 
she says. “Back then it was 
here today and gone tomor^: 
row. You just had a good time” 
while you coukL I wouldn't. ; 
have missed it for the world. I 
know people who'd give any* '.' 
thing to be back in those days 
of World War II.” 

Steve Turner .' 

© Timm Mwspopari Ltd 1988 


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THE TIMES MONDAY SEPTEMBER 29 1986 


R W Johnson argues that Mrs Thatcher herself is an essential element of Kin nock s stetegy 

‘Labour’s most effective election poster 
would be the Iron Lady in full hectoring cry’ 


During the 19S3 election cam- 
paign Michael Foot constantly 
harked back to the need for 
Labour to recapture the brave 
days of 1945. In the last few 
months, as Labour crept briefly 
over the 40 per cent line in the 
polls, that same vision of a great 
majoritarian parry of social re- 
form was again fleetingly 
glimpsed. A glimpse — not more. 

Labour sometimes behaves as if 
1945 can somehow be conjured 
back out of hope, rhetoric or 
reminiscence, but this is pro- 
foundly to misunderstand 
Labour's own electoral history. 
Not surprisingly, there is a note of 
confusion, as well as sadness, to 
such recent left-wing works as 
Where Did The Forties Go? 

It is worth starting with the 
simple recognition that, for all the 
myths of wartime unity, nothing 
so politicized class cleavages in 
Britain (and thus helped Labour) 
as the experience of war. In the last 
pre- 1914 election Labour took just 
7.1 per cent of the vote; in 1918 it 
leapt to 22.2 per cent, and in 1 922 
to 29.5 per cent 

By the time of the 1923 election 
the new order had settled down 
into a somewhat unstable equilib- 
rium. with the Tories at 38. t per 
cent. Labour at 30.5 and the 
Liberals at 29.6. Such figures 
made it clear that there were only 
two possibilities: Tory dominance 
or some variety of coalition. This 
was. indeed, the shape of the 
political universe until 1945 — 
Tory dominance overall but Lib- 
Lab coalitions in 1924 and 1929- 
31. an abortive Lab-Con coalition 
after 1931. and a Lib-Lab-Con 
coalition in 1940-45. The Labour 
vote had its ups and downs but a 
majority Labour government re- ' 
mained an impossibility. 

. The onset of war only served to 
confirm Tory dominance: the last 
Gallup poll published before polls 
wen? forbidden (as a possible 
danger to morale) showed the 
Tories at 51 per cent in February 
1940, against 27 per cent for the 
combined Opposition parties. 
When polling resumed in June 
1943, however. Labour stood at 38 
per cent, the Tories at 31 per cent. 
A quiet but enormous seismic 
shift had taken place. 

• Thereafter the Labour lead 
steadily lengthened: by February 
1945 Labour stood at 42 per cent, 
the Tories at 24, Liberals and 
Others at 22. Only the fact that 
nobody then paid any attention to 
opinion polls (and that politicians 
were quite wondrously out of 
touch with their electorate) pre- 
vented Churchill from realizing 
that, for from being on the brink of 


a great khaki electoral triumph, 
the Tories were in danger of 
becoming a -third parly. 

In fact the Tories did pull back 
— the actual Labour lead in the 
1945 election was only 8 per cent 
(though it soared back to 19 per 
cent in the immediate post-elec- 
tion polls). The Labour landslide 
was treated as a sensation: in fact 
it had been inevitable at least since 
about the time of victory at 
Stalingrad. 

The 1945 swing to Labour was 
quite unequaL In Labour heart- 
lands such as Glasgow it was as 
little as 2.5 per cent, but across 
south-east England, the West Mid- 
lands and East Anglia — hitherto a 
virtual Labour desert - the swing 
was anywhere from 17 to 22 per 
cent. For the first and only time in 
its history Labour actually won a 
majority of the seals in England, 
and while the Labour gains were 
greatest of all among the working 
class, the party won a significant 
chunk of the middle class as well. 

Labour's history since 1945 has 
been largely a story of peeling the 
onion, with the marginal groups of 

The Left was slow 
to notice how 
things had altered 


1 945 being steadily stripped away. 
For a while this process was. 
masked by a further consolidation 
of Labour's working-class support 
in its Celtic heartlands and the 
north of England, but by 1951 
Labour’s three-seat lead of 1945 in 
the south of England bad already 
been turned into a 107-seat deficit. 

By the late 1950s electoral 
analysts were so struck by the 
phenomenon that they began to 
pose the question. Must Labour 
Lose? Even the 1964 Labour 
victory was won on a share of the 
vote still in decline from 1959. In 
general, the further 1945 receded, 
the harder it became to hold 
together that old winning co- 
alition. 

It was, however, not until this 
process had run for almost an- 
other 20 years that the Left itself 
(in the shape of Eric Hobsbawm's 
The Forward March of Labour 
Halted ?) began to notice il There 
was something a little comic about 
the way this work suddenly legiti- 
mated within the Labour move- 
ment discussion of the social 
trends which electoral analysts 
had been pointing out for decades: 
the working class was shrinking; 
Labour was foiling even to hold ml 
of this, its natural constituency, let 


Richard Hope 


Overdoing those 
Chunnel fears 


Eurotunnel, the consortium which 
has won the contract to build the 
Channel Tunnel, will today mail a 
pathfinder prospectus to institu- 
tional investors. It confirms that 
the 40 banks which promised 
support a year ago are still 
prepared to advance up to £5 bil- 
lion in Joans and invites fund 
managers to buy £206 million of 
equity in advance of the £750 mil- 
lion public offering planned for 
mid- 1987. 

All (his assumes, of course, that 
the bill now grinding its way 
through committee hearings in 
Parliament actually gets the royal 
assent next summer. There is no 
ymvenng in Paris, but British fund 
managers are keenly aware that an 
early election would halt the bill’s 
progress. A more serious issue for 
Eurotunnel is doubt being cast on 
the safety of the frequent trains 
which will whisk cars, coaches and 
lorries through the 30- mile bores 
at 100 mph. 

Last week a video released by 
ScaJink. the cross-Channel ferry 
operator, raised the spectre of 
hundreds of people dying amid a 
chain reaction of exploding petrol 
tanks if motorists were allowed to 
sit in their cars aboard the trains. 
While Scalink is scarcely a dis- 
interested observer, the safety 
issues raised by various experts 
must be answered. 

If the independent safety 
authority to be set up under the 
treaty signed last March rules that 
passengers must vacate their cars 
while in the tunnel. Eurotunnel is 
in serious trouble. Providing sepa- 
rate seating would not be impos- 
sible. but the delays while road 
vehicles "'ere vacated and then 
reoccupied would wreck the 
meticulous calculations on which 
the operation rests. 

Sealink's case is that mixing 
people with petrol on the trains 
must be dangerous because it is 
forbidden on ships. The safety 
authority must ask it in this 
respect, trains and ferries are 
comparable. 

Transport offers many exam- 
ples where different safety stan- 
dards apply to competing types of 
travel. Standing passengers are 
allowed on trains, but not coaches 
or aircraft. The safety environ- 
ment of a ship, where the prinripal 
hazard is drowning if it sinks, is so 
far removed from the Channel 
Tunnel that direct comparisons 
are meaningless. 

: What the safety authority will 
seek are hard statistics on ac- 
cidents to trains in long tunnels, 
especially where fire was involved. 
More particularly, they will want 
(actual evidence that currying 


passengers in cars on trains has 
not led to major accidents. The 
safety precautions postulated by 
Eurotunnel can then be compared 
with those considered necessary 
by experienced operators. 

Fortunately for Eurotunnel cars 
have been carried in this way 
through the Alpine tunnels for half 
a century. Since the Gothard was 
paralleled by a road tunnel in 
1980, the busiest railway line has 
been under the Lotschberg Pass 
(600,000 road vehicles in 1984). 
and there are similar services 
through the Simplon and Furka 
tunnels. These tunnels are be- 
tween nine and 13 miles long. 

The Swiss have fire-fighting 
trains in constant readiness out- 
side each tunnel.This is just as 
welt for Lotschberg and Furka are 
single bores offering no refuge 
from smoke or fumes. At least the 
Channel Tunnel will have three 
parallel bores, with the central 
service tunnel pressurized to keep 
out smoke from a train fire, ana 
accessible by cross-passages every 
400 yards. 

Moreover, Swiss motorists ride 
on open wagons. There is an 
obvious clanger that any fire could 
be swept back along the Line of cars 
by the blast of air from the train's, 
movement. Eurotunnel trains will 
be totally enclosed, with barriers 
designed to contain any fire within 
one carriage for 30 minutes. 

Despite the possible hazards, 
the Swiss trains have safely carried 
some 30 million cars — the 
number which Eurotunnel expects 
to cany jo its first nine years; so a 
statistical basis for comparison 
does exist. 

Townsend Thorensen’s tech- 
nical director, Jimmy Ayers, has 
said that in the event of a serious 
derailment, cars would crash into 
each other, causing a certain fire. 
But there was no fire when cars on 
cross-Channel ferries took a 
battering from Hurricane Charlie 
on August bank holiday in 
conditions not dissimilar to a 
derailment in a tunnel where 
carriages would, almost certainly 
come to rest upright and in line. 

Safety is never absolute. It is 
about assessment of risk based on 
practical experience. There is 
nothing in the record to suggest 
that carrying people in cars on 
trains is dangerous: indeed, it is 
indeed safer than carrying them in 
cars on roads. 

So investors have no cause to 
fear that safety issues will scupper 
the Channel Tunnel. Predicting 
the dale of the general election is 
another story. 

The author is editor of Railway 
Gazette. 


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alone its old bridgehead in the 
middle class: and' its policies were 
increasingly unpopular. 

. Remarkably, the recipe for re- 
newal born out of this discussion 
was that Labour should "federate 
the fragments'*, bringing together 
the women's movement, gays, 
peace and animal-rights’ cam- 
paigners — in a word, every sort of 
radical fringe movement — and 
thus break out from its shrinking 
industrial working-class heritage. 

Nobody who advocated such a 
strategy advanced the slightest 
survey evidence to -suggest that it 
would - actually work: it was 
idealistic voluntarism, pure' and. 
simple. None the less, this was the 
strategy adopted in. 1983, when 
Labour’s manifesto was in effect 
cobbled together by every possible 

Blackpool 

beachhead 

As the Labour Party braces itself 
for tonight’s American critique of 
its defence policy on TV, k would 
do well to keep its eye on an 
equally familiar adversary nearer 
home — the Conservative Party. 
The Tories have picked Blackpool 
week to fire their own broadside at 
the unilateralist approach; on 
Wednesday George Younger, the 
Defence Secretary — who recently 
bad talks with his American 
counterpart, Caspar Weinberger, 
on the implications of a Labour 
election victory — will give a 
speech at the Royal United Ser- 
vices Institute in which he will 

g iell out the consequences of 
ritish withdrawal from any of its 
Nato roles. The speech is de- 
scribed by insiders at the MoD as 
"robust". More salvoes are being 
prepared. 


Unstrung 


How wifi Labour line up on the 
issue which is proving to be 
among the most momentous of 
this year's party conferences — 
whether delegates should be al- 
lowed to buy Spitting Image 
puppets of their political bosses? 
I'm told that the absence of the 
Two-Da vids puppet (Steel fitting, 
neatly into Owen's pocket) at the 
Liberal assembly at Eastbourne 
was no accident. “We have been 
told not to sell them", one vendor 
of political memorabilia confided. 

• Was it just a coincidence that 
one of the few guest bouses 
boasting a “vacancies" notice in 
conference-invaded Blackpool yes- 
terday was the Hatton Hotel? 

Daybreak 

A British Rail ticket examiner 
yesterday achieved what political 
leaders have tried and foiled to do 
for years: reduce Sir Robin Day to 
spluttering incoherence. Snugly 
aboard the Euston to Blackpool 
train. Sir Robin found he had 
mislaid his tickeL No amount of 
blustering, not even the produc- 
tion of the 63-year-old inter- 
viewer’s pensioner’s pass, could 
convince the guard to let him off! 


fivers to make up the difference 
Ural would allow him to stay pul in 
his first-class compartment. 

Well connected 

Cecil Parkinson!* still uncertain 
whether to brave next month’s 
Tory conference, is busying him- 
self as honorary president of the 
newly formed British Franco- 
phone Business Group. Backed by 
some of Britain’s largest com- 
panies. -it aims to increase 
Britain's puny 3 per cent share of 
the French-speaking Thini World 
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sort of radical pressure group. 
Labour must have been the only 
major party in the world to enter a 
campaign with a pledge to abolish 
,VAT on sanitary towels . . . 

It was, of course, a disaster, the 
electorate was side of parties in 
hock to pressure groups of any 
kind, and the pressure groups thus 
catered for were unable to deliver 
a bloc vote. Militant feminists 
could not dediver the women's 
vote; many CND sympathizers 
voted Alliance; even trade union- 
ists swung massively to Thatcher. 
_ Michael Foot was much criti- 
cized for harking back to the 1930s 
and 1940s m the campaign, but, 
ironically, he led Labour all the 
way back to 1923: not only was the 
division of the vote (Tories 43.9 
per cent. Labour 28.2, Alliance 


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$ 1 1 billion a year. Parkinson tells 
me he was chosen because of the 
contacts he made during min- 
isterial visits to Gabon and Cam- 
eroon and that he hopes to lead 
trade delegations there. Mean- 
while. be says that ifr despite 
business commitments, he attends 
the Bournemouth conference, it 
will be only for a day; he has not 
even booked a hold room. "The 
story that I was planning a big 
comeback by making a’ speech 
there six weeks after the reshuffle 
was self-obvious garbage. Nor has 
anybody phoned me urging me to 
do or not to do anything." 

• A contestant on the television 
quiz show 3-2-1 on Saturday 
showed herself the best of Europe- 
ans. Asked to give the British 
equivalent of the American word 
“yard", she replied; “Metre”- 

The Curzon? 

How sets the sun on the British 
Empire? A progress report from 
Simla, in the Himalayan bids: 
spotting its Jewel in the Crown 
drawing power. India's new min- 
ister of tourism is to turn the 
resort’s vice-regal lodge — where 
British proconsuls escaped the 
heat of the plains — into a hoteL 
Who was it who said plus ca 
change, plus e'est (a Memsahib ? 

Singular man 

The novelist J.P. Donleavy is 
making a new name for himself as 
an artist, having sold 90 paintings 
in the past few days at a Dublin ex- 
hibition; a London show is to 
follow shortly. All this steins from 
the 1940s when, as readers of The 
Ginger Man will recall, he won an 
art scholarship to Trinity College; 

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25.8) remarkably similar to the 
1923 figures died above, but 
Labour was all the way back to its 
inter-war profile in its reliance on 
its old rump electorate: The 
"breakout" had turned into a rout 

This left Labour with a much 
reduced strategic choice. Federat- 
ing- the-fragmen is had been a 
disaster. It also seemed unlikely 
that the time-honoured tactic of 
launching defensive, populist ti- 
rades against whatever the govern- 
ment did — which really meant 
just waiting for the pendulum to 
swing back— would any longer do. 

Support chipped away from the 
Tories by purely negative tactics 
would surely find a more comfort- 
able halfway house - with the 
Alliance, now coming up fast oh 
the rails: Labour would need more 

but it was only when a gallery- 
owning friend saw some of his 
paintings hanging on his. living- 
room wall a few months ago that 
he realized they might be saleable. 
Many of them portray bawdy 
scenes from his book The Beastly 
Beatitudes of Balthazar B. Consid- 
ering they are selling for £200 to 
£400 each, should he change 
vocation? No, he says. Painting is 
"less cerebral and more relaxing" 
than writing, but, “in economic 
terms there's nothing to beat the 
paperback books business". 

Fleshed out 

The credibility of David Irving i 
the right-wing historian whose 
views on the Jewish Holocaust 
caused outrage in the 1970s, has 
taken a. knock. In a recent press 
release Irving said that his great- 
great grandfather, the explorer 
Alfred Dolman, was murdered 
and eaten by his native bearer in 
Bechu ana land in 185L Now a 
young Dolman has handed me a 
family tree which dearly shows 
that Irving's great-great grand- 
father was not Alfred but his 
brother. Frederick, Further, Alfred 
was not even married and ev- 
idence at the trial revealed that, for 
from being eaten by his servant, he 
was in fact poisoned by a certain 
Henry J. Moyle, who left the body 
to be consumed by lions. When 
challenged with these facts. 
Irving’s office told ine he is 
retracting his claim. 

Thin ice 

Spare a thought for Peter Robin- 1 
son. deputy leader of the Demo- 
cratic Unionist Party and mayor 
of Castlereagh on the outskirts of 
Belfast Wearing the latter’s chain, 
he has just opened Ulster’s only 
ice rink, for which the EEC is 
picking up half the £4.5 million 
tab as a regional development 
grant Like all other council 
facilities, the rink will open on 
Sundays; indeed, the aid sub- 
mission to the EEC was predicated 
on seven-day opening, with Sun- 
day as the best earn mg day. But 
Robinson, a staunch Sabbatarian, 
strongly opposes this. Now moves 
are afoot to gather the 25 per cent 
of ratepayers’ signatures necessary 
for a referendum on the issue 

Grandpopped 

Clement Freud likes to tell of a 
visit to China earlier this year as a 
member of a parliamentary 
delegation which also included 
Winston Churchill. At the end 
Freud said to his Chinese hosts: “I 
know you never do anything 
without reason, so why is it Mr 
Churchill was given a better hotel 
room than mine?” The answer 
came back: "Well, Mr Freud, Mr 
Churchill had a very famous 
grandfather." To which the grand- 
son of psychoanalyst Sigmund 
Bend had absolutely no reply. 

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positive appeal if it was not to do 
the Alliance's job for iL. 

Three choices remained- On® 
was to rebuild upwards from the 
still immensely strong wumapal 
bastions of Labour. After all 
Labour had held its own against 
the Tories in municipal elections 
only a month before the 1983 rout. 
Tus strategy has failed: Mrs 
Thatcher launched a pre-emptive 
strike against those bastions, 
which were in any case too often 
headed by Labour politicians un- 
responsive' to Labour's national 
needs- Extraordinarily, they man- 
aged to turn Labour’s municipal 
inimp card into a millstone. - 

A second possibility was to 
accept the old inter-war imper- 
ative and look for a coalition 
partner— in effect, the Mitterrand 
strategy of putting oneself at the 
of a broad coalition which 
was gradually coat-tailed into line 
behind one. In effect, this (promis- 
ing) strategy was dismissed as. 
defeatist Possibly 1988 could still 
see a last-minute round ofbaigain- 
ing in smoke-filled rooms, but the 
Mitterrand tactic of ca m paigning 
at length in this way, and thus 
moulding the electorate behind 
one's leadership, has not been 
tried. 

The remaining alternative was 
to try to do what only Harold 
Wilson had done: reversing 
Labour’s remorseless decline by 
essentially political means. For 
1963-66 is still the only period 
since 1957 when Labour consis- 
tently averaged over 40 per cent in 
the opinion polls. Wilson lost 
nerve and direction in govern- 
ment but as a campaigner labour 
haul never seen his equal: indeed, 
he won four elections out of five. 
Wilson papered over party dis- 
unity, downplayed unpopular 
policies, used the media with an 
adroit sureness of touch, exuded 
an air of intellectual authority and 
headed the most talented team 
Labour has ever had. 

To opt to emulate Wilson — 
despite a for less talented front- 
bench team, a far less experienced 
leader, an indifferent touch with 
the media, and a party undisci- 
plined by three successive election 
defeats — was thus a little akin to 
Rocky Balboa deciding to chal- 
lenge Apollo Creed for the world 
heavyweight championship. Even 
in the film Rocky hadn't managed 
that at the first attempL 

.In effect Labour opted for a 
combination of emulating Wilson 
and relying on the pendulum. 
Remarkably, this mixture of o’er- 
vaulting ambition and the thread- 
bare has succeeded in bringing 
Labour back into serious conten- 


tion. Probably the most important 
factor has been - and remains - 
Mis Thatcher's stunning personal 
unpopularity (only 9 per cent of 
the electorate would want her as a 
friend, only 6 per cent think she * 
open-minded, etc). Labour’s num 
effective election poster wouMr. 
probably be a picture of the Iron. 
Lady in foil hectoring cry and thfe. 
simple question. "Do you rea/fy. 
want five more years oi inis. - 

Three things arc necessaiy if 
Labour's .current strategic mix vs. 
to work. 

Fust, the electorate has to retain: 
its present distaste (evident in the. 
polls) for coalition government, 
and thus be willing to plump for. 
“the only possible alternative 
government". Second. Labour 

mustretain a healthy opinion-poff 

lead over the Alliance so that tt 
appears as that “only possible 
alternative". And third, the 
Conservatives must, at all costs, 
refuse to heed advice that they ; 
should change leaders before the 
election: that is. there is an 
objective coincidence of interest; 

Heathites have an : 

interest in a 
Thatcher defeat 


on this point between the Labour 
leadership and the Tory Right. - 

This is only one of several odd . 
coincidences. If Mrs Thatcher- 
wins the next election she will 
control the succession process- in 
which case there is no real future 
for Messrs Heseltine. Walker, or 
other Heathites. Whatever their 
public protests to the contrary, 
such men have a coincident 
interest with Labour in a 
Thatcher-led Tory defeat. For- 
David Owen, on the other hancLa- 
Labour plurality, let alone majors 
ity. would be the true disaster: fol- 
ium the objective coincidence of 
interest is with Mrs Thatcher. 

Considerations such as these 
will doubtless be little discussed at’ 
the Labour conference. It will bfc 
all Kinnock and Kaufman,- 
HattersJey and Hcfftr, the dariozt 
call to resurrect 1945, and so on. 
There is a resolute knownothing- 
ness about the way serious dis-’ 
cussion of strategy is always 
baulked at. fa effect the party has? 
opted, in typically British fashion/ 
to muddle through. But this is 
Britain, which means others will 
do the same or worse. Muddling: 
through could be still just enough. 
The author is a fellow of Magdalen 
College ; Oxford. 


moreover , , . Miles Kington 

Mutinies we 
have known 


Tire controversy over The Mon- 
ocled Mutineer still rumbles on — 
or do controversies smoulder ? 
Perhaps they even snore in their 
sleep. Never mind — we have 
received millions of letters about 
the programme, and it seems a 
shame to throw them all away, so 
here are the best. 

From General Sir David Cutlery 
Sir, I was present as a young man ' 
at the mutiny at Etaples. in 1917, 
and I well remember the mass 
feelings of despair. For far too long 
we had suffered in silence. Now 
was the time to act But at a mass 
meeting held on the day of the 
mutiny, one speaker spoke words 
l which have remained engraved on 
jmy, you know, that thing, mem- 
ory. He said: 

"If we should take arms today 
against our officers, be sure of one 
thing; in years to come our story 
will be filmed by the technicians of 
the future, and they will be 
accused of not knowing what 
really went on here. Gentlemen, I 
want to ask you a question now: 
Does anyone here and now have 
the faintest idea what is going on?” 

* There was an enormous yell of 
"No !" and we pelted him with old 
grenades. Yours etc 

From Herbert nm Suiddift 
Sir. .While I was watching The 
Monoded Mutineer, my mind 
went back to the Yorkshire cricket 
crisis of 1967 - or was it 1978? I 
remember, as ifh were t’other day, 
the mass of ordinary Yorkshire 
comm i nee members, thousand 
upon thousand of them, bended 
together in a hold somewhere. 
Their faces were white, their eyes 
were sullen. For far too long they 
had suffered in silence. Now was 
the time to an. All they needed 
was a leader. 

Then a door opened, and out 
came Geoffrey Boycott, the man 
| we called the Battling Batsman. 

I Here at last was a man who could 
lead us to death, glory or being nm 
out! 

Looting back now. I wonder if it 
really happened and if Geoff 
Boycott -was not an illusion. 

Yours etc 

From Jack Grunt 
Sir, I wonder if anyone now alive 
remembers the man they called 
the Mad-eyed Miner, Arthur 
ScargiU? He was a legendary 
coalman with a funny haircut who 
led the miners in their mythical 
struggle against the so-called Na- 
tional Coal Board, headed by the 
fabled Ian MacGregor, the man 
they called the Chimerical Chair- 
man. This battle to the death is 
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happened, or who won, or If either, 
of them really existed. Never 
mind, I suppose the BBC will 
make a programme about it alT 
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Yours etc 

From Nigel Whatley 

Sir, I wonder if any of you can S 

remember what Porting for the' 

BBC was like? For fifty years of 
more we suffered in silence, 
waiting for a leader who would, 
take charge of our frustrated: 
feelings. Despair was rife. White-' 
faced, we worked on under the- 
conditions of the most brutal 
mediocrity. Then one day. Biff. 
Cotton Junior arrived! 

Unfortunately, he was not the 
man we were waiting for. I 
sometimes wonder if he even' 
®risted. Yours etc 

From Len Faircap 
Sir, Imagine the scene. It is ihfc; 
Liberal assembly. Their leader, 
David Steel, is telling them they g 
must train to shower nuclear m 
weapons on the Russians. Cut to - 
their sullen faces. Feelings of- 
mutiny. He lashes them with his 
voice. They murmur. His lip curb 
. and he demands a vote of con-, 
fidence. Nobody raises his hand 
Sensation! The Liberals rise and 
start lynching the officers of the 
party. 

Well, that's just the opening 
scene of my big new TV series. 

The Luckless Liberal. Would you 
care to put any money into it? •" r 

Yours etc . 7 

From Tltania, Lady Taunton 
Sir, Imagine the scene. It is outside - 
Taunton cricket ground. The 
ground is filled with loyal wnman 4 
followers of the old m us e. Ndt- 
since the Rebellion of ’88 have so- 
many pikes and halberds been: 
seen. Suddenly, there isa roar, and 
three god-like heroes appear on 
the shoulders of the horde; there 
are cnes of “Long Live lan, Viv 
Viv, Joel and Ian for 
King" Before our eyes; the mote 
swops out of Taunton and on the 
to London, there to crown, 
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Labour enters its annual con- 
ference at Blackpool this week 
in a higher state of morale and 
with greater public support 
than any unprejudiced ob- 
server would have thought 
posable only three years ago. 
The opinion polls have given 
the party a lead of around five 
per cent for the past year. It 
seems to be naturally in tune 
with many of the themes 
currently embraced by public 
opinion, notably a belief that 
public spending should be 
increased rather than taxes cut 
Labour’s extremists have 
faded into the background. 
And Mr Neil Kinnock has 
matured into a soothing tele- 
visual statesman whose pre- 
conference interview with Mr 
David Dimbleby yesterday . 
displayed an almost Wilsonian 
polish. 

Beneath this surface, how- 
ever, lurk various submerged 
problems. Of these the most 
important is the public’s al- 
most traditional distrust of 
Labour’s financial approach. 
Battle has already been joined 
here. The Treasury Chief Sec- 
retary, Mr John MacGregor, 
has “calculated” that Labour- 
commitments would require 
£28 billion in additional 
spending 

The independent audit of 
Labour’s spending plans by the 
Institute for Fiscal Studies, 
however, concludes that Mr 
MacGregor is pushing things 
to claim all labour’s longer 
term musings as solid 
“co mmi tments’*. With the 
election possibly looming, Mr 
Hattersley has hastily made it 
clear that the party has just two 
immediate priorities: an anti- 


poverty package and an anti- 
unemployment package. On 
these the party gets a reason- 
ably dean bill of health. 

And if revenue increases are 
taken into account, the net cost 
of Labour’s longer term objec- 
tives may be a good deal less 
than the Chief Secretary’s 
guesstimates. But the sum 
total is stm a lot of money. So 
it was disquieting to hear Mr 
Kinnock explain yesterday 
that all health charges could be 
abolished in the first five years 
because “we’re promoting a 
higher growth rate.” Higher 
public expenditure cannot be 
financed by mere hopes. 

Defence policy is another 
iceberg approaching Labour’s 
shiny new huH Questioned 
about Mr Caspar Weinberger's 
argument that Labour’s prom- 
ise to evict American nuclear 
forces from Britain would 
threaten NATO, Mr Kinnock 
was unconvincing. A Labour 
government, he claimed, 
would indeed abandon the 
British independent deterrent 
and evict US nuclear missiles 
from this country, but it would 
not then rely hypocritically 
upon the US deterrent for its 
protection. We would, on the 
contrary, disavow any such 
nudear protection. 

How, then, is this country to 
be defended against a Soviet 
nudear threat? Mr Kinnock’s 
answer was Britain and NATO 
would erect a conventional 
defence against the Soviet 
Union. Since a conventional 
defence is no deterrent against 
a nudear attack, the hidden 
logic of this argument is that 
Britain would in reality con- 
tinue to rely on the American 


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MR REAGAN RESISTS SANCTIONS 


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President Reagan vetoed the 
Congressional Anti-apartheid 
iitimiiift- BUI on Friday night on the 
n fcirmnS grounds that the sanctions it 
imposed would hurt the very 
people that they were meant to 
help. This week he feces the 
prospect of seeing his veto 
over-ridden on Capitol HSD, 
assuming that the Senate and 
the House of Representatives 
can each muster a two-thirds, 
majority against hint. It would 
represent ms first major defeat’ 
on foreign policy in six years. 
-He is right on the sub- 
stantive issue. The sanctions 
envisaged by Congress have no 
prospect whatsoever of bring- 
ing a speedy end to apartheid; 
they are, indeed, more likely to 
entrench it by weakening the 
relativdy liberal political in- 
fluence of businesses involved 
in international, trade and 
encouraging the growth of 
industries with an interest in 
economic autarky and politi- 
cal isolation; and in the mean- 
time they will impoverish the 
black majority still further and 
strangle its early efforts at 
economic setf-improvement. 

But what of the political 
tactics involved? In Wash- 
ington and Whitehall, where 
they 1 are anxious to damp 
down the sanctions debate, 
officials are trying to portray it 
as a “catching up” exercise by 
the Americans. In feet the 
congressional package goes 
further than the European 
Community's package. 

The import restrictions, for 
instance, include bans on 
South African uranium, tex- 
tiles and coal. South African 
textiles amount to less than 1 
per cent of American imports. 


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but contribute significantly to 
Pretoria’s balance of pay- 
ments. Sanctions on coal have 
just been rejected by the EEC 

The last thing wanted on 
either side of the Atlantic is a 
leap-frogging exercise. That is 
why there has been so much 
consultation in recent weeks. 
More embarrassing for the 
White House, however, is the. 
demand that the United Stales 
should end all military aid to. 
countries which are breaking 
the UN arms embargo on 
South Africa; This takes little 
account of international reali- 
ties and must be bringing on 
palpitations in several coun- 
tries, including IsraeL 

There appears to be little 
chance of averting a defeat in 
the House, or of winning over 
any Democrats in the Senate. 
But some Republicans who 
have recently swung against 
the Reagan position might 
respond to a thoughtful initia- 
tive by the White House. 

What should the President 
do? The expected announce- 
ment of Mr Shultz's visit to 
Southern Africa next month 
and of the appointment of a 
black American ambassador to 
Pretoria will dearly not be 
enough to placate his critics. 
Should he attempt to pre- 
empt the Congressional mea- 
sures by presenting a more 
moderate sanctions package of 
his own? 

It can be argued that by 
doing so, he would both make 
life easier for governments on 
this side of .the Atlantic and 
also retain control of the 
foreign policy process. His 
proposals, for instance, might 
indude provisions for amend-' 


ingor scaling down sanctions 
in response to reforms in- 
troduced by Pretoria. He 
might thus reduce the inter- 
national damag e in the bill 
before him. 

But the President in- 
troduced just such a package of 
minor sanctions last year on 
identical reasoning. His admit- 
tedly modest concessions were 
duly used by Congress as a 
springboard for the harder 
measures in the present legisla- 
tion. The same tiring would be 
likely to happen again. The 
political dynamic of sanctions 
is such that, once installed, 
they would never be removed 
for any reform by Pretoria 
short ofblack majority rule in 
a unitary state. 

As the American political 
maxim says, however, you 
can’t beat something with 
nothing. If the President is to 
ward off congressional sanc- 
tions, he must produce a plan 
for positive intervention 
which offers some hope of 
advancing the rights and 
improving the livelihood of 
black South Africans. That 
miBTn an ambitious and finan- 
cially costly programme of 
assistance to black education, 
training, bousing, employ- 
ment, trade unions and busi- 
nesses — carried on outside 
the structures of apartheid. 

President Reagan has left it 
very late to promote a new 
Marshall Plan for black South 
Africa. But the alternative is to 
saddle America and bis own 
Administration with federal 
legislation which is perverse, 
damaging and counter- 
productive. 


IN A FARAWAY COUNTRY 


Recent events in Czecho- 
slovakia serve to remind us of 
the grim conditions that pre- 
; vail in that unhappy country 

' 18 years after the Warsaw Pact 

invasion. On 20th May this 
year the secret police opened 
criminal proceedings against 
the 55-year-old Jan Dus, well 
known in Czechoslovakia for 
his attempts to reconcile the 
Evangelical Church with the 
Communist Party. 

Dus has been immensely 
\ popular as a priest; he is also 
> well known to Western coL 
* till* leagues as a theologian and 
* Hebrew philologist He was 

arrested, imprisoned , and 
.t\' eventually charged with 

"ji “damaging the interests of the 
..." V Republic abroad”, on the basis 

• of evidence so scant as to be 
, risible' in any constitutionally 
' governed State. 

„ V His principal mistake was to 

trust that the Party might 
’ welcome criticisms from 
.. . • someone who adhered to its 
f ' own socialist goals, .and who 
believed that it meant what it 
_. said in encouraging inteUec- 

... ‘ tual co-operation among the 
nations of Europe. Dr Dus is 
. now liable to spend up lo three 
j years in prison, as a warning to 
'all evangelical believers who 

forget to fear the Party. 

. , '■ Just as serious as this move 


against the last fragment of 
“loyal opposition” has been 
the arrest on September 2 of 
eight leading members of the 
Jazz Section of the Musicians' - 
Union. For two years the 
authorities have been moving 
against the Jazz Section, dis- 
turbed by its popularity with 
young people and by its habit 
of publishing, under its own 
imprint, books and pamphlets 
of a high but independent 
cultural standard. 

However, the Jazz Section 
has international recognition. 
It is a member of the London- 
based International Jazz 
Federation. Many jazz and 
rock musicians in the West arc 
familiar with its work, and it 
has done more than any other 
cultural organization in 
Czechoslovakia to sustain the 
spirit of cultural co-operation 
endorsed by the Helsinki Ac- 
cords. 

The authorities have tried to 
move against it with a mask of 
legality, afraid of the dip- 
lomatic costs that would en- 
sue. Frustrated in their 
endeavours, they have now 
derided to charge the leaders 
of the Jazz Section with “un- 
licensed trading" — an offence 
which carries a a maximum of 
eight years in jail. . .. 

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Jan Dus and the Jazz Sec- 
tion are both popular in their 
own country, and both have 
tried to maintain an open, 
legal and legitimate posture in 
their dealings with the authori- 
ties. The moves against them 
can only be seen as a message 
by the Communist Party that 
it is now less interested than it 
was 10 years ago, either in 
reconciliation with the popula- 
tion that it governs, or in 
cultural dialogue with the 
West. ' 

Helsinki stood for the build- 
ing of bridges and the 
establishment of cultural ties. 
When the existence of those 
ties causes the authorities in 
Czechoslovakia to arrest those 
who take part in them, the 
value of Helsinki must come 
under question. 

In the wake of the DaniJoff 
affair. Western powers may 
begin to be aware of the 
considerable costs involved in 
normal diplomatic relations 
with communist powers. Ei- 
ther we should insist that the 
Helsinki accords be im- 
plemented or we should begin 
now to revise the structure of 
those relations, in the interests 
of ourselves, and of the peo- 
ples over whom' the Com- 
munist Party exerts its rule. - 


LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 


deterrent while disavowing it 
and indeed placing obstacles in 
the way of its operation. The 
voters are bound to reflect in 
the three weeks of an election 
campaign that a policy which 
relies upon the goodwill of a 
country it simultaneously in- 
sults is not likely to prove 
much of a defence. 

That might not matt er over- 
much ifj as with previous 
Labour governments, these 
commitments were likely to be 
abandoned in office. But the 
composition of the par- 
liamentary Labour party in the 
event of a Labour victory is 
likely to m ake any such 
backsliding a difficult exercise. 
As tbs study carried out for 
The Times by Dr Peter 
Truscott of Exeter College 
showed, 89 of the candidates 
selected for 121 marginal seals 
were left-wingers of varying 
degrees of hardness compared 
to only 32 who were on the 
centre-zight. Thai would be' 
likely to produce a PLP in 
which 207 left-wingers were 
balanced by trnly 124 mod- 
erates. A few individual 
supporters of Militant may 
have been ousted, but that 
cannot conceal that, for rea- 
sons outlined by Mr Kihoy- 
Silk in last week’s Times, 
Labour has suffered an ideo- 
logical sea-change. 

Mr Kinnock can use his 
undoubted political skill either 
to distract attention from these 
unpleasant facts or to set about 
seriously changing them. If he 
adopts the former approach, 
he will have an enjoyable week 
in Blackpool —and a great deal 
of explaining away to do when 
the election finally arrives. 


A spectre over 
UK industry 

From Viscount Watkinson. CH 
Sir. How right you were to raise 
the future of Austin Rover in your 
leader of September 22. The 
continued existence of the group 
could be fundamental to any 
examination of the whole future of 
Britain's industrial base- May 1 
raise a wider consideration to 
support this contention. 

Rover is not only important for 
itself. The firm is vital to the 
whole future of the Midlands area, 
not only because of its own 
directly, employed labour force, 
but even more because of the 
employment that it provides out- 
side the group, to a complex 
network of component suppliers 
and service industries. 

Jobs here are, in the main, sot 
transferable but rest entirely on 
the back of the Rover factories. To 
dose these factories down would 
tear the heart out of much of 
Midland manufacturing. 

Yours sincerely, 

WATKINSON, 

Tyma House; 

Shore Road, 

Boshara, Chichester, West Sussex. 
September 22. 

Help for chemistry ' 

From Professor Emeritus Sir 
Ewart Jones 

Sit, I have compiled the following 
facts, not hitherto available, which 
are relevant to the current dis- 
cussion about education, research 
grams and national needs. 

A survey of organic chemists 
with PhDs who received their 
research training or did research at 
Imperial College (193948), and at 
Manchester (1948-55) and Oxford 
(1955-78) universities, has been 
completed. Out of 512 British 
workers, 291 (57 per cent) made, 
or are making, their careers in 
industry or commerce, mostly in 
this country, but a few (34) in 
North America and some (12) in 
Europe. 

Data from other academic 
establishments would un- 
doubtedly reveal a similar pattern. 

This supply of trained man- 
power must have helped the UK 
chemical industry to make, in 
1985, its large positive contribu- 
tion (£2.5 Union) to our miserable 
trade balance in manufactured 
goods (in deficit by £5.77 billion). 
Surely we should be doing all in 
our power to foster such vital 
.activities. 

Yours sincerely, 

ER.H. JONES, 

6 Sandy Lane, Yarntan, Oxford. 

Third World twins 

From MrlPaul Williams . 

Sir, Following the correspondence 
(September 19 and 23) about 
Third World town twinning, your 
readers may be interested to know 
that in March last year the then 
Lesotho High Commissioner 
came to Cardiff to launch the 
linking of Wales with Lesotho. At 
the launching, which was hosted 
by the Welsh Office, the Lesotho 
High Commissioner said that as 
far as be knew a linking on this 
scale was unique in the world. 

To date 21 schools in Wales (10 
secondary and II primary) have 
linked with corresponding schools 
in Lesotho. The Council of 
Churches for Wales is linked with 
the Lesotho Christian Council. 
Hospilak are beginning links. The 
Young Farmers, our leading 
women's organisations, the Brit- 
ish Council in Wales, as well as 
some university departments and 
local councils, are involved. The 
Welsh TUC is making contact 
with the Lesotho Congress of Free 
Trade Unions. 

A primary headteacher from 
Morija. in Lesotho, wrote to a 
Bangor primary head: 

! was thrilled to hear that your 
school had become a twin to ours 
. . . Millions of pounds have been 
pumped into Africa, with dis- 
appointing results, and I feel sure 
that something like Do Jen Cymru 
(Wales Link) will go a long way in 
establishing the real needs of the 
people here. 

Yours sincdrely. 

PAUL WILLIAMS (Joint Sec- 
retary. Dolen Cymru), 

11 Min Menai, 

Bangor. Gwynedd. 

Fruitless question 

From MrJ. E P. Froggatt 
Sir, May I offer a choice of 
practical responses to Mr Lee’s 
dilemma (September 22)? Most 
simply, if the Royal Horticultural 
Society is to be believed, a 
planting of the self-fertile J.C. van 
To! will give him regular good 
crops of red berries and reliable 
pollination of his other hofly 
bushes, if female: 

Alternatively, he could plant 
Golden King, always a female, and 
Silver Queen, equally mislead- 
ingly a male. The former is a gold 
and green variegate while the 
latter has green-grey mottled 
leaves with a margin of white. 

Yours faithfully, - ■ 

J.E.P. FROGGATT, 

Lower Aish, 

South Brent, Devon. 

September 23. 


Ensuring funds for rescue digs 


Polls apart 

From the Managing Director of 
Market and Opinion Research 
International 

Sir, B.C. Barton (September 24) 
advances the alleged fragility of 
the alliance between the Liberals 
and the SDP as a reason why 
opinion polls should show support 
for the two separately. 

Although the evidence shows 
the Alliance parties are developing 
a different and distinctive social 
basis from one another, their 
agreement not to contest one 
another in the same seats means 
that the public cannot differen- 


From the Director of the Council 
for British Archaeology 
Sir. The letter from the Chief 
Executive of English Heritage 
(September 25) raises an im- 
portant issue of principle. In its 
written submission to the Com- 
mons Select Committee on the 
Environment recently my council 
recommended that "Legislation 
should be- introduced to place a 
statutory obligation upon devel- 
opers (including Government 
departments and nationalized in- 
dustries) to finance rescue excava- 
tion. post-excavation work, and 
publication resulting from their 
activities.” 

The English Heritage sub- 
mission to the same committee 
was non-committal in this respect, 
to our regret and so h is 
heartening to learn that there has 
been a change of bean in Fortress 
House. . 

The ■ significant upturn in 
development and road building 
over the past year or so is putting 
racudmate pressure on an already 
inadequate allocation for rescue 
archaeology from Government 
fends. The time has come for the 
United Kingdom to follow the 
example of many European coun- 
tries and the United States (with 
respect to federally funded 
projects) by introducing legisla- 
tion to this effect without delay. 

Unless an additional source of 
funding is made available, the loss 
of information about our 
country's historical heritage will 
become catastrophic, and this 
generation will deserve the re- 
proaches of generations to come. 
Yours faithf ully. 

HENRY CLEERE, Director. 
Council for British Archaeology, 

1 12 Kennington Road, SE1 1. 
September 25. 

Fears for Mendips 

From Mr V D. Dennison 
Sir, In their letter (September 9),- 
Wing fnmnwnriw D.D. Martin 
and Mr David Hides wrote about 
“the restrictive powers of AONB 
(area of outstanding natural 
beauty) designation”. The Chair- 
man of the Countryside Commis- 
sion (September 12) wrote only 
about “those who believe that 
designation is a vitally important 
protection tool”. 

We in the Mendip Society arc 


becoming very disillusioned about 
the alleged protection of AONB 
designation. The Mendip Hills 
AONB was designated in 1971 
Inside hs boundary was a stock car 
racing circuit for whidnemporaiy 
planning permission had been 
granted. Ii is still there, having had 
its permission renewed on each 
application by Sedgemoor District 
Council 

The adjoining Batiscombe 
quarry is still eating away at the 
face of the southern slopes ad- 
jacent to Cheddar Gorge and has 
now been given p lanning per- 
mission for extensive dumping on 
the skyline. A caravan site has 
been allowed to extend its area by 
five acres in the AONB. 

The Mendip Society asked for 
the application to be called in; it 
was refused by the Department of 
the Environment after a public 
inquiry, it was slightly amended, 
re-submitted and allowed by a 
different inspector after a second 
public inquiry. The Mendip Soci- 
ety does not have the funds to 
employ counsel to fight these 
inquiries on its be half 

Now the latest incongruity is 
that the Woodspring District 
Council has given planning per- 
mission for a ski slope, white and 
floodlit until II pm, to be con- 
structed in the AONB on the 
wooded northern slopes of Men- 
dip, an area which the Avon 
structure plan states “is a tract of 
particularly attractive unspoilt 
landscape and it is necessary to 
ensure that the dominant land- 
scape, the woodland, is retained”, 
and about which the Mendip Hills 
local plan states that “proposals 
requiring planning permission 
which would have an adverse 
effect on the landscape ... will be 
resisted”. 

Not. ft appears, by the Southern 
Area Planning Committee of 
Woodspring District Council but 
by this society, the Countryside 
Commission and many local res- 
idents — but who cares about 
them? What protection does the 
AONB designation give? 

VIC DENNISON 

(Editor, Mendip Newsletter}, 

Heathercrest, 

The Batch. 

Churchill 
Bristol Avon. 

September 15. 


Highway justice 

From Mr John C. Long 
Sir, Much attention has been 
even to the recent extension of 
fixed penalties for motorists as 
covered in your leader, “Highway 
justice” (September II). A less 
obvious hut equally significant 
move is that motorists who defend 
their cases will now have to carry 
the cost of both prosecution and 
defence legal expenses if they lose. 

This is likely to resurrect the 
assertion that justice is only 
available for the rich or the 
increasingly diminishing mem- 
bers of our society qualifying for 
legal aid — which anyway is not 
usually available for motoring 
offences. The advent of legal 
protection insurance has made 
justice available to all who can 


afford a modest annual premium. 

Thus, an insured private or 
commercial driver can obtain frill 
indemnity for his legal costs. Such 
rover extends to a mil defence or, 
where appropriate, making a plea 
in mitigation which is especially 
valuable if disqualification is a 
possibility. 

Such insurance has further rele- 
vance, especially at present in the 
light of calls for contingency fees 
and no-fault liability, presenting 
in our view a very worthy and 
equitable alternative to both. 
Yours faithfully, 

J. C. LONG, Managing Director, 
Allianz Legal Protection Insur- 
ance Co Ltd, 

Merchants House. 

Wapping Road, Bristol Avon. 
September 17. 


The Liberal tradition 

From Dr Michael Bentley 
Sir, Mr Jo Grim end’s serene 
mangling of Liberal history (fea- 
ture, September 24) is as charming 
as its author: ft reads like a 
retrospective poem composed in 
the calm of Orkney. But he 
protests too much. 

The Liberal Party cannot be 
expected “to translate its legacy 
into action” when ft does not have 
a legacy to translate. Historians of 
British politics since the 1830s 
encounter numerous versions of 
“Liberals' true values”; and it 
becomes manifest after a while 
that Liberals have never agreed 
about what they believe. Indeed 
the alumni among Mr Grimond's 
list of the great and the good most 
certainly would have damned the 
eyes of one another quite as 
positively as competing lights 
among the Eastbourne intelli- 
gentsia. 

That shining world before 1914, 
when everybody knew what Lib- 
erals stood for. is a delightful 
invention of the legacy - some- 
thing that Liberals have always 
been good at 
Yours faithfully. 

MICHAEL BENTLEY. 

University of Sheffield, 
Department of History, 

Sheffield. South Yorkshire. 
September 24. ■ 

Streets ahead 

From Mr Martin Knapp 
Sir. Now that the editorial offices 
and presses of so many news- 
papers have a new location, how 
long “Fleet Street” remain as 
a synonym for the Press? 

What, if anything, will take its 
place? 

Yours sincerely. 

MARTIN KNAPP, 

1 Brooking Bam. 

Ashprington. 

Totnes, Devon. 


Identity crisis 

From the Reverend Ian Gomersall 
Sir. The Reverend Michael Kemp 
(September 16) need not worry 
about seeking an alternative to 
“spinster” when reading banns of 
marriage. Neither the Book of 
Common Prayer nor the Alter- 
native Service Book require that 
the “condition” be stated. Nor is 
there a legal requirement for this 
usage. 

Yours faithfully, 

IAN GOMERSALL. 

The Rectory, CockfielcL 
Bishop Auckland, Co Durham. 

Spoiled for choice? 

From Dr R. M. Wright 
Sir, According to your leading 
article (September 17) Professor 
Richard Estes downgrades Britain 
in his “league of paradise” because 
of “lack of political participation 
in Northern Ireland”. This makes 
you smile: lack of participation? 
Rather like complaining about 
“the shortage of cars on the M4”, 
what! 

I have not read the report in 
question but if. as seems likely. 
Estes is referring to the lack in 
Northern Ireland of the only 
political participation that mat- 
ters. the right to join and vote for 
the parties from which the Gov- 
ernment of the State is drawn, 
then surely he has a point. 

What you seem to regard as an 
embarras de richesse. the right to 
vote for competing shades of 
Unionism and nationalism, is to 
the many electors here who want 
to vote Conservative, or Labour, 
or Liberal or SDP. simply an 
embarrassment 

Yours faithfully, 

R. M. WRIGHT. 

71 Maryville Park. 

Belfast. 

September 17. 


tiate between them at the ballot 
box 

Mori poll data shows that the 
demographic base of the SDP is 
younger and more middle class 
than that of the Liberals, that SDP 
supporters are also more likely to 
be male, in fan-lime employment, 
members of trade unions; and 
buying their home. 

However, putting aside the 
variations in the relative 
organisational capacities of the 
two parties and their tendency to 
contest seats of differing 
winnability, there is no 
psephological evidence to suggest 
that a Social Democrat standing 
with Liberal support appeals to a 


different section or proportion of 
the electorate to a Liberal can- 
didate with SDP support 
Therefore, so long as the two 
parties remain in alliance, polls 
are likely to continue reporting 
them as though they represent one 
homogeneous group, although of 
course we disaggregate them in 
our detailed analyses, sight of 
which is available to anyone on 
request. 

Yours faithfully, 

ROBERT M. WORCESTER. 
Chairman. 

Market and Opinion Research 
International 
32 Old Queen Street SWI. 
September 25. 



ON THIS DAY 


One cause of Britain's tear with 
America, 1812-14, toy in the 
former forbidding neutral vessels^ 
to enter the ports of France. toithZ 
whom she was at war. America felt 
this to be adulation of her rights, 
and on June 18, 1812, the 
President James Madison, 
declared war. The British 
captured Washington an August 
24, 1814, and burned all the puNtrJ 
buildings. A peace treaty was 
sighted at Ghent on December 24, 
1814. 

AM ERICAN PAPE RS. 

CITY OF WASHINGTON 
DESTROYED. 

NEW- YORK, Aug. 28. 

This day we have the disagree- 
able task of recording the capture 
and destruction of the city of 
Washington, the ca pital of the 
United States! Six months ago, no 
one could have thought, such an 
event could have possibly taken 
place. Bat this is the age of 
wonders! The city of Washington; 
containing valuable public build- 
ings. which have cost the nation 
millions of money: a large naval 
arsenal, cannon foundry, &c. &c — . 
this city, situate at such a distance 
from the ocean, and only approach- 
able with shipping try long, 
crooked, and narrow rivers, an a 
spat selected above all others os the 
most secure from foreign invasion: 
— who could have supposed that it 
could so easily have been destroyed 
by an enemy? Is it possible, that 
after being two years at war, our 
capital, the seat of our general 
Government, should have been left 
so defenceless? Can it be believed. 
that. 3 amaii armament of a few 
ships, and from six to ten thousand 
troops, which came into our waters 
on the 17th instant, could demolish 
our capital on the 24th? But such is 
the fact. In less than one month 
from the miKwg of the expedition 
from Bermuda, the British General 
has fixed his bead-quarters in the 
heart of our nation, the seat of our 
Gove rnmen t What »haii we rhiwlc 
of such things. Where have ourj 
men at the head of affairs been all 
this time? Why have they taken no. 
measures to defend the capital? 
Were there no places on the 
Patuxent or the Potomac, which 
might have been fortified? Was 
there no wmm of defending the 
p rop erty of the nation? Can men 


who manage in this way be fit to 
govern a great and free people? Let 
their constituents answer. 

We cannot dose tins article, 
without turning the attention of 
the public to our own situation. We 
are now erecting fortifications for 
the d efe nce of our city: but where 
are the guns to mount in them 
where are the men to man them? 
and who takes the charge of what 
few men we have under arms? How 
often does our Commander in 
Chief review them? These are 
serious questions to the citizens. 
Our fortifications win be worse 
than useless, unless they have guns 
in them, are well-manned, and the 
men are trained in the use of the 
guns. 

THE BRITISH IN 
WASHINGTON. 

The following further particulars 
are contained in a private letter 
from Baltimore, dated August 25: 

“We are all here in a state of the. 
utmost possible confusion, dismay- 
and distress. The British, 15,000 
strong, have landed in the Patux-. 
ent, marched to Washington, mwi 
last night blew up the Capitol 
President's House, &c. and com* 
pletely destroyed the navy yard. Sir 
Rowland HiD commands them -' 
The 5th regiment, the flower oft 
Baltimore, sustained the fury of 
the onset; hut were soon, with all 
the associate troops, defeated and 
fled in every direction, after being 
miserably mangled. The wounded 
are hourly arriving here. The 
victorious army are in foil march 
for this city, and will be here in 36 
hours. There w, at this moment, a 
contest between the civil and 
military powers, — the former are 
for sending a capitu l ati ng embassy, 

but the military men will not 
consent.” 

EX TRACT OP ANOTHER 
LETTER, SAME DATE 
“In the midst of the confusion 


occasioned by the alarm in the city, 
and constant removal of property, I 
will give you the best information I 
can procure of the present situa- 
tion of the troops, &c. 

At half-past one o’clock yester- 
day, the advance corps of the] 
British came in sight of 
Bladensburg. As they were crossing 
the bridge there, they were at- 
tacked by the 5th regiment, from] 
Baltimore, who kept their ground 
until their ammunition was ex- 
pended — when they received 
orders to disperse; and they are 
now singly dnpping into the city;. 
There was but little execution 
among them, as the object of thej 
British was, evidently, to proceedf 
Washington without being de 

layed by fighting. It is understood 

they reached the city by son-down, 
and immediately proceeded to 
blowing up the capital and de* 
straying the other public works4 
Indeed, as it is now understood. 


they have undisputed possession ofi 
tty. Where General Winder's! 
army has retreated to, is not 
known. It is said that should the 
enemy come this way, the city willf 
not malm reemtance. 


„ returns 

From Mr Bruce Marshall 
Sir. American friends of mins 
have booked a package tour that 
brings them to Britain on the QE2 
and sends them home on Con- 
corde. 

Their tickets tell them that they 
are allowed six pieces of baggage 
each on the boat, one on the plane. 

Perhaps Ox&m should have a 
reception centre at Southampton 
docks. 

Yours faithfully, 

BRUCE MARSHALL, 
4.Geveland Square, W2. 

» 


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THE TIMES MONDAY SEPTEMBER 29 1986 



Clifford Longley 


Symptom of the Anglican dis-ease? 


COURT 

CIRCULAR 

BALMORAL CASTLE 
September 28: Divine Service 
was held in Crathie Parish 
Church this morning. 

The sermon was preached by 
the Reverend lan Davidson. 

By command of The Queen, 
Lieutenant-Colonel .the Lord 
Xharteris of Amisfidd (Perma- 
nent Lord in Waiting) was 
'-present at Heathrow Airport, 
.-.London this afternoon upon the 
departure of the Duke of Kent* 
.accompanied by Earl of St 
. Andrews, for Botswana and 

-bade farewell to His Royal 
Highness on behalf of Her 
-Majesty. 

BUCKINGHAM PALACE 
'September 28: The Princess 
-Anne, Mrs Mark Phillips. Presi- 
dent of the Save the Children 
-Fund, this evening attended the 
-opening Concert of the Swindon 
Festival at Farringdon Park, 
'Swindon and attended a Recep- 
tion. at which Her Royal Higb- 
.ness met Festival organizers, 
-sponsors and local Save (be 
'Children Branch members. 

-- The Princess Anne, Mrs Mark 
'Phillips was received by Her 
Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for 
Wiltshire (Colonel Sir Hugh 
Bmssey). 

- Mrs Malcolm Wallace was in 
-attendance. 

CLARENCE HOUSE 
'September 27: Lady Elizabeth , 
‘Basset has succeeded Mrs Pat- 
rick Cainpbell-Preslon as Lady- 
40 -Waiting to Queen Elizabeth 
The Queen Mother. 

YORK HOUSE 
ST JAMES’S PALACE 
September 28: The Duke of 
Kent left Heathrow Airport, 
London today for Botswana to 
attend the celebration of the 
29lh Anniversary of Inde- 
pendence. 

His Royal Highness was re- 
ceived on arrival at the airport 
by His Excellency Mr G.VS. 
-Matlhabaphiri (High Commis- 
sioner for Botswana), Sir David 
Muirhead (Special Repre- 
sentative of the Secretary of 
State for Foreign and Common- 
wealth Affairs) and Mr David 
Hyde (British Airways Deputy, 
.Director of Marketing). 

--Sir Richard Buckley is in 
attendance. 

Princess Anne will present the 
awards at the Beautiful Britain 
in Bloom ceremony at Vintners’ 
Hall on October IS. 


ft was a substantial blow to the Church of 
England to lose the services of Peter 
CornwdL vicar of the University Church 
of St Mary, Oxford, last year. He would 
almost certainly have made the bench of 
bishops, and could have been a hot tip for 
Canterbury inside ten years. 

Instead, he suddenly announced he was 
becoming a Roman Catholic, and be is one 
of those currently waiting upon the 
Vatican's intentions concerning the re- 
ordination of convert married clergy. 

Mr Cornwell was an intimate member 
of a network of dose friends which 
included the Archbishop o T Canterbury, 
Dr Robert Runcie, and several other high 
luminaries in the Church of England of the 
Anglican “liberal Catholic" tendency. This 
was why his conversion created a special 
frisson m the church. 

He was certainly not one of those super- - 
high ritualists whose transfer to the . 
Roman allegiance seems imminent 
throughout their lifetime. He has just 
published bis account of that conversion, 
and of his present state of mind ( One Step 
Enough, CoHins-FounL £1.95). 

There was talk at the time of a new wave 
of con versions to Rome from the Anglican 
clergy, largely over women priests. That 
issue was not the real point in Mr 
Cornwell's case, however, it was a dower, 
less crisis-driven development. A niggle 
became a doubt, and a doubt became a 
decision; but not all at once. Nevertheless 
it was, as he describes it, a genuine 
experience of conversion. 

The reasons be gives are, of course, not 
convincing, unless one is of a mind to be 
convinced. Tbfe Roman Catholic Church 
came lo seem to him to be the older, larger, 
wiser, more authentic, more mainstream 
church, notwithstanding his deep attach- 
ment to the Anglican tradition of intellec- 
tual freedom and “gentle generosity". 

He is uncompromising, and it must 
have cost him a few friends, when he says 
to Anglicans that for there to be Christian 
unity “all must become Roman 
Catholics". But he calls himself now an 


Anglican Roman Catholic, and insists that 
Rome has to make room not just for that 
but for “Methodist. Quaker, and Presby- 
terian Roman Catholics'’ - in other words, 
particular traditions do not have to be 
submerged as the price of unity. 

- There is one point in his biographical 
essay that he does not fully develop, but 
which could bring fresh insight to the 
perennial Anglican problem of the tension 
between high and low, Anglo-Catholic and 
Evangelical, which is one of the major 
themes (and difficulties) of Anglican 
history. Mr Cornwell was himself made in 
the Evangelical mould for the first pan of 
his life, and gradually found himself 
moving towards the more sacramentally 
based type of Christianity in the Anglo- 
Catholic pattern. 

He describes bow, oa becoming a 
Roman Catholic, these two parts otitis 
Anglican life seemed 10 become at once 
effortlessly integrated, so that he was able 
to feel in touch with the Evangelical inside 
himself again. And he found surprising 
points of sympathy between that side of 
himself and Roman Catholicism. 

This rather contradicts the standard 
theory that Evangelicalism, being Prot- 
estant, is farthest from Roman Catholi- 
cism; while Angio-Caiholirism. being 
Sacramentalist, is quite similar. Appear- 
ances may have deceived. 

There are other dues from recent events 
which raise the same possibility: die 
Anglican Roman Catholic International 
Commission, for instance, has. just an- 
nounced that the two sides have reached 
agreement on the favourite Evangelical 
doctrine “salvation by faith alone". That 
can only mean that the strong Anglican 
Evangelical representation on the commis- 
sion has found much more common 
ground with its Roman Catholic members 
than most people ever thought possible. 

And yet there is uo sight of -or even any 

evidence of interest in - any internal 
Anglican agreement between Anglican 
Evangelicals mid Anglo-Catbolics on this 
vexed subject of grace and justification. 


So it has taken an influence external to 
the Anglican church, Roman Catholicism, 
to supply the basis far a bridge betwee n 
two internal Anglican parties. It coukl be 
just a catalyst. There is an interesting 
possibility, however, that Roman Catholi- 
cism. so long regarded as the source of the 
problem, ought now to be seen as thei 
pointer to the solution. 

It suggests that there is some factor 
present in the Catholic church, absent is 
the Anglican one, which enables the 
Evangelical insight and the Sacramentalist 
insight to be truly integrated in the 
spiritual life of the faithful. Whereas in the 
Church of England they have to repre- 
sented by two groups of people, each 
stressing something the other lades. 

Anglicans like to emphasize that the 
totality of their faith is both Catholic and 
Protestant. But it is « the price of the 
separation of the church into a Catholic 
port and a Protestant part. And all the 
rhetoric down the ages about how much 
they need each other has not healed this in- 
ternal Anglican schism. 

This may also* throw further light on 

why conversion from Anglicanism to 

Roman Catholicism is usually described 

by those who go through ft as an intensely 
emotional experience, often talked about 
in terms of “borne coming". 

The smug Catholic reaction to that is to 
regard it as a tribute to the truth of their 
faith. Yet many of the people who describe 
it believed, as Anglicans, almost exactly 
what they now beh'eve as Catholics. Mr 
Cornwell's own journey, for instance, 
contains no sodden change of mind oh a 
point of doctrine. 

To Catholics who have never been 
Anglicans, and who do not wish to make 
smug points, the intensity of the experi- 
ence reported by converts is a bit of a 
puzzle. Could it be that the experience is in 
fact one of integration, of the two halves of 
Anglicanism coming together in one 
person for the first time? In zhat case it is 
not really a tribute to Rome at an, bm a 
symptom of the internal Anglican dis-ease. 


OBITUARY 

SIR ROBERT HELPMANN 

Dancer of mimetic genius and theatrical flair 


University news 



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Births, Marriages, Deaths 
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BIRTHS 

BETTIHSOM - On Scplimtwr 20|h. to 
Amanda inec Bass) and David, a 
daughter. Cara. 

HORNER ■ On September 23rd. lo 
Luo irwe Clover) wife of Jonn. a 
son. a brother. James Michael, lor 
Christopher. 

HOUGH on September 2Slh. to Isabel 
inee Jaifn and David, a daughter 
Plppa Isabel. 

JOHNSON . On August 24Ui lo 
Miranda mee Patton) and Phillip, a 
daughter Rosanna, a sister (or 
William. 

HUM On September 10th. lo Andra 
tow FiBgeraldi and Michael, a son. 
James, a brother for Lucy. 

RtCHENS ■ September lain to Clare 
Gilm our and Paul, a son. Peter John, 
a brother for MKhari and Helen. 

TOLLAST - On September 23. to 
laninc inee Hamsow and Crispin, a 
son. Timothy. 

TOWHENO ■ On Sepl ember 22nd. at 
Mona lale Hospital. Jo Fiona iwe 
Kasi and Peter of 34 Foamcrest 
Avenue. Newport. NSW ■ a son. 


DEATHS 

BAMFORD -On 26Ui September. 1986 
[•carefully al hn home In Dorking. 
Alan, dearly loved husband of Kath. 
loving father of Tina. Requiem Mass 
on Wednesday October 1st al SI. 
Joseph's Church. Dorking, at 
10 00am. No flowers please. If de- 
sired. donations lor cancer Research 
mat be sent, to Sherlock & Sons. 
Trellis House. Dorking. 

BLOND Edllii. widow of Kasper Blond 
FICS on Setrtember 25lh al her home 
in West Wales. Cremation private by 
request. 

CROSS ■ On Friday September 36th 
1986. In her 89th year. Dons Laura 
Crest of Hill House, bfworth. Bury St 
Edmunds, widow of Stanley w Crass 
and dear mother of John. David. 
Bridget A Josephine. Following pri- 
vate cremation, a Service of 
Thanksgiving win be held at St 
Mary's Church. Ixworth on Friday 
October 3rd at 3 pm. Family (lowers 
only, but donations If desired to St 
Nicholas Hospice, westgale Street. 
Bury St Edmunds. No letters please. 

GRJtmOCE. Sheila Joy. a. a. - Passed 
away peacefully on September 2SUi. 
after a brave Tight. Always remem- 
bered. love Mother and Auntie 
CLittre Funeral Service al SL 
Peter's Church. Bex mu -on-Sea. on 
Wednesday. October 1st at 3.00 pin. 
lot towed by cremation at East- 
bourne. Family ftowera only. 
Donations. If desired, lo the Buchan- 
an Hospital Cancer Research, c/o 
Mummery. F.D.. 31 Devonshire 
Road. Bexhffl-on-Sea. 

GRA-mOOE. Sheila Joy - SUpped 
away peacefully. Always loved and 
remembered - Pauline. George and 
family. 


GRUNDY - On September 20th. sud- 
denly on haijuay. LL CoL Colin 
Edward Grundy. M.B3.. Ott'd) 
Royal Signals. Much loved husband 
of Mary, loving brother of Barbara 
and also the father of his dauphins 
Fiona and Tania. Cremation at 
Kingston Crematorium on October 
2nd at l-30pm. Any enquiries to 
Rowland Bros. Ol 684 1667 

NORWOOD - On 23rd September, at 
Epsom District HospUaL Sydney 
Arthur Harwood M.B-E-. In his 85th 
year. Dearly beloved huAand. 
father, grandfather and great grand- 
father. Funeral Service al St OUes 
Church. AsMead on 2nd Odobre. 
2.00 pm. 

KMK- On September 26lh. 1986. sud- 
denly In hospital after some itumihs 
in a nursing home. Charles W.G.T.. 
ORE.. LLB. DJA. SoUcttor. 
former Town Clerk of Kernel Hemp- 
stead 1939 • 1974. Husband of Leila, 
father of Bryan ne. RosaUn and 
Michael, grandfather of Helen and" 
Alexandra. Enquiries to G. Hall & 
Sons. 3 Mariowcs. Herod Hemp- 
stead. Sendee of Thanksgiving win 
be announced laier. 

MAGEE • On September 25th. Joyce 
Eileen, much loved wife of Robert. 
Funeral Service at SL Paul's. 
Knigtusbrtdge. Wit Ian Place. SWi. at 
11 am on Thursday. 2nd October. 
Family flowers only to be sent lo 
Wm. H. Buckle & Sons. 246 Fulham 
Road. London. SW10. by 10am. Do-, 
nations, If desired, lo The Multiple 
Sclerosis Society. 25 Efne Road. Ful- 
ham. SW6 1EE. 

MANSON On September 26U>. peace- 
fully In Torauay. Violet Mary, aged 1 
89 years, formerly of Ridgeway ' 
Hetghis. Torquay. Funeral Service at : 
Torquay Cemetery ChapeL Barton 1 
Road. Torquay, on Friday October ; 
3rd al 2 pm. Enquiries to (0805) , 
22447. 

MONTCOMEK: On 1 6th September. I 
Ronald Stuart Montgomerie, solid- 
lor. aged 57 years, formerly 
Councillor of the London Borough 
Harrow, peacefully after a long 18- 
ness. Funeral at 12-40 pro. Friday. 
3rd. October al Golden Green Cre- 
matorium. Flowers lo: Cooperative 
Funeral Service. ISO. St Albans 
Road. Watford. Herts. 

RICHARDS • On 24th September. Mn 
DL widow Of I.A Richards, in 
Cambridge. Commemoration at Mag- 
dalene College Chapel at Amt on 
Wednesday. 1st October. No flowed 
please, but donations to Keswick 
Mountain Rescue. ThrelkeM CA12 
4S0. 

SMVAS. James Danas aged 82. peace 
fully on September 26IH al Epsom 
Dtstnci Hospital. Beloved husband ol 
Barbara and father of Mark. Service 
at St. Petort Church. 
Woodmanstcrne at 1 1 .00 am on Oc 

lober 7lh. followed by private 
cremation. Flowers and all enquiries 
to W.A. True love Oef. Ol 642 82111 
or donations to Help the Aged. 

THOMAS - On Selember 24Ut. 1986 
peacefully at Pi inc est Mary's RAF 
HospItaL Hatton, following a long 01- 
new Wing Gdr Vera Eleanor OBE. 
WRAF. rtd. curator of Chequers 
since 1971. Cremation and Inter - 
menl of remains smelly private, a 
T hanksgiving and Memorial Service 
to be held on a dale to be arranged, at 
SI. George’s. RAF HaltOtt. Bucks. 09- 
(uhors in lieu of flowers to the Hon. 
Secretary RAF catering Officers As- 
sociation. Directorate of Catering 
i RAF', MOD lAlr), Government 
Buildings (Block Fl. London Road. 

Stanmorc. Mkhtx HA7 4RZ. 

WHARF • peacefully al Brookwood 
Hospital on September 360i. OBve 
beloved wHe of Stanley and devoted 
mother of John. Catherine. Stephen 
and MicharL Will be sadly missed by 
all. 


IN MEMOMAM - PRIVATE 

DKBY S. BAKER. M. A. Rector of 
Walk cm. Herts. Ordained PitesL SL 
Pauls CalhedraL 29.901 died 
19 6.71 aged 36yre. Lovingly re- 
ntem bered on this 25lh Anniversary 
EMTWHLE. Doris uwe Ataseough) - 
Dted suddenly on 29th September. 
1985. Betaved wire of Harry and 
mother of Patricia and David. 
Lovingly remembered each day. 
HARDY • On September Z8U. 1902. 
Mrs Elizabeth Manon Hardy, of 18 
Hobart Place. Grosvenor Gardens. 
Lo ndon. 

McFHERSON. WHUam Duncan. 
September 29th. 1976. In loving 
memory of the wise owL D. M. M. K 
& S. 

MEMORIAL SERVICES 


WOSTER - A Memorial Service win 
be field for William Hugh Webster, 
knew as Tagge'. at si John's Wood 
Parish Church. SJ John's Wood Mfcpi 
SUM (by roundabout). London NW8. 
on Monday, Ah October al 1 1 JO am 


Wales 

Dr P. McGuffin, senior lecturer 
in the Institute of Psychiatry, 
has been appointed professor of 
psychological medicine. 
University of Wales College of 
Medicine. 


Lord Michael Cedi 
and Miss CJ. Scott 
The marriage took place on 
Saturday at St James’s Church. 
Fast Tisied. of Lord Michael 
Cecil youngest son of the 
Marquess and . Marchioness of 
.Salisbury, and Miss Camilla 
.Scott, niece of Sir James and 
Lady Scott. The Bishop of 
Winchester and Canon Harold 
Lovell officiated. 

The bride,' who was given in 
marriage by her unde, was 
attended by Thomas Parker. 
Arthur Land on, Samuel Parker. 
Arthur Scott, the Hon 
Georgjana Cecfl. the Hon Kath- 
arine Cedi the Hon Augusta 
Ogflvy, Eleanor Scott and Rose 
Scott. Mr Hugo Swire was best 
; man. 

MrCP.Evddgb 
and the Hon Victoria Butler 
A service ofblessing was held on 
Saturday at St Bartholomew’s. 
Barbrook, after the marriage of 
Mr Christopher Evdeigh, eldest 
son of Mr and Mrs John 
Eveieigh. of Croyde, north 
Devon, and the Hon Victoria 
Butler, youngest daughter of 
Lond and Lady Donboyoe, of 
Chelsea. Prebendary CEL 
Thomson officiated. 

Devon. 

MrRJI. Ramsbotham 
and Miss EX. Cohnan 
The marriage took place on 
Saturday at St Andrew's. Kirby 
Bed on. Norfolk, of Mr Richard 
Ramsbotham, youngest son of 
Major-General and Mrs David 
Ramsbotham, of HQ 3 Di- 
vision, BFPO 106, and Miss 
Emma Colman. youngest 
daughter of Mr Timothy and 
Lady Mary Colman, of Bixley 
Manor. Norwich, Norfolk. 
Canon Ivan Bailey officiated. 

The bride, who was given in 
marriage by her father,, was 
attended by Michael Trough ion. 
Rory Penn, Rose Trough Ion. 
Lucy Trough ion and Louisa 
Penn. Mr James Colman was 
best man. 

Mr PJL Moore 
and Miss J-A. Drysdale 
The marriage took place on 
Saturday, September 27, at St 
Adam nan's Church. Duror, Ar- 
gyll, of Mr Peter Moore and 
Miss Anne Drysdale. 


Mr CW. Baxter 
and Miss AJVL Wyatt 
The marriage took place on 
Saturday. September 27. at 
Hearsall Baptist Church, 
Queensland Avenue, Coventry, 
between Mr Clive Baxter, youn-' 
gest son of Mr James Baxter and 
the late Mrs Ivy Baxter, of 
London, and Miss Audrey Wy- 
att. daughter of Mr and Mrs 
Gifford Wyatt, of Coventry. 


*"Mr BJVL Kelly 
and Miss CLA. Morgan 
The marriage took place on 
Saturday. September 27, al 
Bethany Church, Port Talbot, of 
Mr Blair Kelly and Miss Carol 
Morgan. The Rev William Steed 
and the Rev T. Clifford Kelly, 
father of the bridegroom, 
officiated. 

The bride, who was given in 
marriage by her father, was' 
attended by Miss Susan Kelly, 
Miss Kathleen Mary Kelly and 
Sarah Davies. Mr Alastair Gor- 
don was best man. 

A reception was held at Cbort 
Colman and the honeymoon 
w HI be spent in Kenya. - • 


Mr S- Lore 
and Miss J. Gave 
The marriage took place on 
Saturday, September 27.' in 
Guy’s Hospital ChapeL of Mr. 
Simon Love, son of Dr Peter 
Love and the late Mrs Barbara 
Love, and Miss Julia Cave, 
daughter of Mr Simon Cave and 
Mrs Clare Cave. 

The bride, who was given in 
marriage by her father, was 
attended by Paula Ion, Karen 
Copeland and Anita Golding. 
Mr Robert Ingham was best 
man. 


Dr M.W.G. Spencer . 
and Miss SJ. Ambler-Ed wards 
The marriage took place on' 
Friday, September 26, 1986, in 
London of Dr Warren Spencer, 
son of the late Mr and Mrs VLS. 
Spencer, of New York and 
London, and Miss Susan Am- 
bler-Edwards. daughter of 
Lieutenant Commander and 
Mrs W.R. Edwards, of West 
End, Hampshire. 


Appointments in . 
the Forces 

Royal Navy 

CAPTAINS: C A Eades . RNC 
Greenwich as Gdr* RN Staff Cod 
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SURGEON CAPTAIN: F R Wittes . 

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COLONEL: C R Davies Laie-RAEC 
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Royal Air Force 



Forthcoming marriages 


Mr WJL Banks 
and Miss J.K. Sail 
The engagement is announced 
between William, only son of 
Mr and Mrs Charles Banks, of 
Windsor. Berkshire, and Jasvjr, 
daughter of the late MrGumam 
S. Sail and of Mrs Charan K. 
Sail, of Langley. Berkshire. 

Mr PJStJ. Brine 
and Miss N J. Hayleft 
The engagement is announced 
between Paul, only son of Mr 
and Mrs Peter Brine, of 
Beaconsfield. Buckinghamshire, 
and Nicola, only daughter of Mr 
and Mrs Michael Haytett, of 
Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 

Captain P J. Cogan, RA, 
and Miss C.M-E. Jones 
The engagement is announced 
between Peter, son of Mr and 
Mrs PJ. Cogan. of Vicars Cross, 
Chester, and Catherine, daugh- 
ter of Major and Mrs RA. 
Edward Jones, of Araeisham, 
Buckinghamshire. 

Mr SJ.C. Foot 
and Mbs G.B. Westwater 
The engagement is announced 
between Stephen, younger son 
of Mr and Mrs J.C. Foot, of 

Wonereh. Surrey, and Grace, 
elder daughter of Mr and Mrs J. 
Westwater. of Soberton, 
Hampshire. 

Mr AAL Goider 
and Miss N-M. Baker 
The engagement is announced 
between Adam, youngest son of 
Mr and Mrs A.R. Colder, of 
East Sheen. London. SW14, and 
Nicola, elder daughter of Mr 
Michael Baker and Mrs Helen 
Baker. of Painswick, 
Gloucestershire. 

Mr MiL Green 
and Miss C- Fisher 
The engagement is announced 
between Martin Richard, youn- 
ger son of Commander and Mis 
Richard Green, of Richmond. 
Surrey, and Catherine, younger 
daughter of Mr and Mrs MS.C. 
Fisher, of Northchurch Com- 
mon. Berkharnsted, 

Hertfordshire. 

MrTJL Haifhead 
and Miss A.C Raspoet 
The engagement is announced 
i between Timothy Robert, only 
son of Mr and Mrs R. Haifhead, 
of Fenshum. Kent, and Arlene 
Claire, twin daughter of Mrs 
S C- Ralph. ofSa n dg tt e. Kent. 


Mr GJ. MacHaxg 
'and Miss JJFJR- Main 
The engagement is announced 
between Graham, elder son of 
Mr and Mis J.A. MacHarg, of 
Fowbeny Tower, Wooler, 
Northumberland, and Jennifer, 
younger daughter of Mr and Mrs 
FJ.U Main, of Gleoelg, Inver- 
ness-shire. 

Mr D-AJVfegfaen 
aubd Miss A. Dim mm h 
The engagement is announced 
between David Anthony, youn- 
gest son of Mr and Mrs Michael 
Meghen. of Limerick. Republic 
of Ireland, and Amanda, eldest 
daughter of Mr Peter Dinunock, 
CVO. OBE, and Mrs Dimmock, 
of Compton, Berkshire. 

Mr J.G. Norris 
and Mbs AjC. HoImea-MOner 
The engagement is announced 
between Geraint, only son of the 
late Mr DA Norris and of Mrs 
Eire Norris, of . Wimbledon, 

' London, and Anna Caroline, 
second daughter of Dr and Mrs 
J.G. Holmes- Milner, of Sand- 
hurst Lodge, BexhiU, Sussex. 

Mr LC Parker 
and Miss TJ. Moss 
The engagement is announced 
between Ian, son of Mr and Mrs 
D.C. Parker, of Finsiall, 
Bromsgrove, and Theresa, el- 
dest daughter of Mr and Mis 
G.S. Moss, of The Chase, 
Woolasum. Gloucestershire. 

Mr ILS. Porter 
and Miss PJL Holden 
The engagement is announced 
between Hamah Sinclair, youn- 
ger son of Mr and Mrs R.W. 
Porter, of Cambridge; and Pa- 
tricia Helen, daughter of Dr and 
Mrs G. Holden, of Worthing. 

Mr F.M. Vickers 
and Miss J-A- Anderson 
The engagement is announced 
between Frank, son of Mr and 
Mis DJI- Vickers, of Welling- 
ton, New Zealand, and Jane, 
only daughter of Mrs N. Ander- 
son. ofChifboIion. Hampshire. 

Mr GjC. Whitehead 
aid Miss G.T. Dunlop 

The engagement is announced 
between Garry Charles, elder 
son of Mr and Mis C. White- 
head. of Beverley, east York- 
shire. and Graiime Teresa, elder 
daughter of Mr and Mrs PJ. 
Dunlop, of Stockport. Cheshire. 


Birthdays today 

Professor Sir Norman Ander- 
son, QC, 78; Air Marshal Sir 
David Atkinson, 62; Lord Ave- 
bury, 58; Lord Justice 
BaJ combe, 61; Mr Richard 
Bonynge, 56; Mr Sebastian Coe. 
30, Mr John Dawes, 46; Profes- 
sor Dorothy Emmet 82; Miss 
Greer Garson. 78; Mr Carl 
Giles, 70: Mr Alan Green, 75; 
Air Marshal Sir Edouard 
Grundy, 78; Mr Trevor How- 
ard, 70; Professor R. V. Jones, 
75; Mr H. N. L. Keswick. 48; Dr 
Peter Mitchell, 66; Canon Paul 
Oestreicher, 55; Mr David 
Steele, 45. 

Queen’s Counsel * 

Barristers who wish TO be 
1 considered for appointment as 
, Queen's Counsel should-- apply 
to the Lord Chancellor’s Depart-' 
meat House of Lords. London, 
i SWI A OPW (telephone 01-219 
4312) for an application form 
(stating whether they are in 
private practice or are cm- 1 
ployed). The form should be | 
completed and returned to the ' 
same address as soon as possible i 
and, in any event, by Friday. 
November 7. 

Reception 

HM Government 

Mr Malcolm Rifldnd, QC Sec- 
retary of State for Scotland, was 
host last night at a reception ' 
held in Edinburgh Castle for the 
National Society for Cancer 
Relief after a service of thanks- 
giving in St Giles' CalhedraL 

Dinners 

Strafford Gab 

The Strafford Club met for 
dinner on Saturday in the New 
Oub. Edinburgh. Mgr A.N. 
Gilbey was in the chair and the 
Duke of Roxbiugbe was the 
guest Of honour. 

Old Leys fan Union 
Mr C. Nagele, President of the 
Old Leysian Union, presided at 
a dinner held on Saturday at the 
University Arms Hotel Cam- 
bridge. The other speakers were 
Mr A.H. Mould. Headmaster of 
St John’s College School Cam- 
bridge. and Mr T.G. Beynon. 
Head m aster ofTbe Leys SchooL 

Service dinner 

4th and 5th Battalions Dorset 
Regiment (1939-1945) 

Colonel Sir Joseph Wekl pre- 
sided at the annual dinner of the 
4th and Sth Battalions Dorset 
Regiment (1939- 1945) held on 
Saturday at the Royal Dorset 
Yacht Club. Weymouth. 


Sir Robert Helpmann, CBE, 
whose remarkably varied and 
successful career as dancer, 
choreographer, actor, director 
and even, on occasion, singer 
marked him out as one' of the 
theatrical personalities of his 
generation, died yesterday at 
the age of 77. 

Only perhaps in one depart- 
ment - drat of mime - was he 
truly great Yet the comhnra- 
tidn of his talents was formi- 
dable. and he had 
extraordinary Hair for the big 
effect Beyond question be had 
star quality, which can often 
atone for . mere technical 
deficiencies. 

His appearance was strange, 
haunting and rather frighto*- 
ing. There were, moreover, 
streaks in his character that 
made his impact upon a 
company dangerous as weQ as 
stimulating. 

A homosexual of the prose- 
lytizing ifTtirf, be could turn 
young men on the borderline 
his way. He was also capable 
of cutting a person down in 
public without mercy. Yet 
ouray will remember him as 
an stringing companion, with 
an abundance of wit and 
fantasy. - 

Robert Murray Helpmann 
was born at Mount Gambier, 
South Australia, on April 9, 
1909. His father, James Mur- 
ray Hdpman, was a wealthy 
sheep fanner of Scottish de- 
scent, and it was said of 
Helpmann that his ancestry 
was three parts Scottish, one 
part En gl™. He added the 
final letter to his surname to 
avoid having a name of 13 
letters when be went on the 
stage. 

His first ambition was to be 
an actor, but he began taking 
dancing lessons while attend- 
ing Ponce Alfred’s College. 
Adelaide, and in 1926 be was 
accepted by Anna Pavlova as 
a student member of her 
company for the remainder of 
a tour of Australia and New 
Zealand. 

Pavlova then offered him a 
contract, but his father was 
opposed to his going overseas, 
and for the next five years 
Helpmann remained in Aus- 
tralia, appearing as principal 
dancer in the productions of J. 
C Williamson's company. 

Near the aid of that tune be 
was seen by Margaret 
Rawlings in a pantomime in 
Melbourne. Miss Rawlings 
employed him as an actor and 
choreographer during her own 
season in Australia, and in 
1933, Helpmann's grandfa- 
ther having now enabled him 
to come to London, sbe 
helped him- to find work at the 
Gate .Theatre Studio and in- 
troduced him to . Dame- 
Ninette de. Valois, who had 
founded the Vlc-Wcils ballet 
two years earlier: 

During the course of -that 
year he appeared with the Vic- 
Wells corps de ballet, was 
engaged as a regular member 
of the company, and succeed- 
ed to Anton Dolin's part of 
Satan in Job. In The Haunted 
Ballroom in 1934 he was given 
a chance of creating a leading 
part and also of supporting 
Alicia Maikova; and in 1937 r 
he was Margot Fonteyn’s 
Albrecht on the occasion of 
her first performance of the 
name part in Giselle, thus 
initiating a partnership that 
was to last for 15 years. 

In the meantime, he bad 
taken small parts in -the dra- 



matic theatre whenever possi- 
ble, and at the end of 1937 he 
relinquished the prospect of a 
rise in salary as a dance’ in 
order to ' play Obcron to 
Vivien Leigh's Utania in Ty- 
rone Guthrie's production of 
A Midsummer Night ’s Dream. 

With- die outbreak of the 
Second World War, 
Helpmann went on tour with 
the ballet - the company was 
in Holland when the German 
invasion took place - and, 
since he was reserved as being 
indispensable to this form of 
art, he concentrated upon it 
for the next six years, dancing 
most of the leading parts in the 
repertoire including several to 
which he was not naturally 
suited, such as the bridegroom 
in The Wise Virgins and the 
Blue Skater in Les Patineurs. 

.Following. Frederick 
Ashton's departure from the 
ballet on war service, be also 
addressed himself to choreog- 
raphy. Helpmann's first ven- 
ture in this field had been La 
Valse for the R. A.D. Produc- 
tion Old) in 1939. Now his 
first three professional ballets - 
Comits, Hamlet and The Birds 
- were all produced within a 
tingle year, 1942, and from 
dancing the part of Hamlet he 
went on to act it in a revival of 
the play by the Old Vic 
Company. 

He then rejoined the ballet, 
taking the part of the Stranger 
in his own Miracle . in the 
Gorbals; dancing in Coppilia 
on VE-Day and in The Sleep- 
ing Beauty at the postwar re- 
opening of Covent Garden; 
and appearing later, in 1946, 
in another ballet of his own, 
Adam Zero, which, through 
the unavoidable postpone- 
ment of Ashton's Symphonic 
Variations, had the distinction 
of being the first postwar 
creation at life Royal Opera 
House. 

-Helpmann had begun his 
career as a film actor during 
the war, and in 1947, turning 
to the theatre again in partner- 
ship with Michael BenthaU, 
presented himself to Miss 
Rawlings in The-White DeviL 
Under BenthaU’s direction he 
played King John, Shylock 
and Hamlet at the Stratford- 
on-Avon Festival of 1948. 

Thereafter he resumed 
dancing, accompanying the 
Sadler's Wells Ballet on two 
tours of the United States, 
giving- his last performance as 
a regular member in Novem- 
ber, 19S0, in San Francisco: 
As a guest artist, he rejoined 
the company on .Coronation 
Night' and on its 2Sth birth- 
day; and later, after it became 
the Royal Ballet, for a London 


SIR MICHAEL HOGAN 


The Hon Sir Michael Ho- 
gan, CMG, who for 15 years 
was Chief Justice of Hong 
Kong and then became a 
member of Courts of Appeal 
in the Commonwealth, died 
on September 27. He was 78. 
His distinguished career 
spanned nearly half a century 
of colonial legal service. 

Michael Joseph Patrick Ho- 
gan was born in Dublin on 
March 15, 1908, and his legal 
training was in Ireland, where 
be graduated with first-dass 
honours from Trinity College, 
Dublin, and was admitted as 
solicitor in 1930. 

In 1931 be- was admitted to 
the Kenya Bar, and in 1936 to 
the Irish Bar. Thereafter, be 
brought his Irish quickness of 
mind to legal ports in many 
turbulent parts of the Empire 
and Commonwealth. 

The first such area was in 
the Middle East. He became 
Chief Magistrate. Palestine, in 

1936, and Crown Counsel in 

1937. and it was there that be 
bad his baptism in dealing, 
with political terrorism. After 

becoming Attorney-General 

in Aden.m 1945, be returned 
to Palestine as Sotidtor-Gen- 
eraJ in 1947, having mean- 
while been called to the 
English Bar (Inner Temple). 

This was the time when the 
Jewish campaign against the 
British Mandate was reaching 
its height. Law and Older 
disintegrated as Britain pre- 
pared to give up the Mandate, 
but Hogan was among the last 
to leave when it ended on May 
15, 1948. . 

In Palestine ;he was closely 
associated with Sir Henry 
Gurney, the Chief Secretary, 
and after Sir Henry became 
High Commissioner for the 
Federation of Malaya, Hogan 
followed him there in 1950, 
first as Solicitor-General and 
then as Attorney-GeneraL 
Once more. Hogan had to try 
to apply the rule of law in 
conditions of lawlessness, for 
by then a Communist rebel- 
lion - mainly Chinese - was 
afflicting that country. 

He personally felt the lash of 


this campaign, because he was 
accompanying the Gurneys 
from Kuala Lumpur to the 
resort at Fraser’s Hill in 
October, 1951, when the High- 
Commissioners car was am- 
bushed' and 'Gurney was 
killed, though Lady Gurney 
escaped injury. Hogan, whose 
car was some distance behind 
the convoy, was among the 
first to reach the scene, and he 
described afterwards bow Sir 
Henry bad deliberately 
stepped oat of the car to draw 
fire away from his wife. Hogan 
then for a time became officer 
administering the 

government 

When Hogan left Malaya in 
195S the country was well-oh 
its way to independence; 
Tunku Abdul Rahman, who 
became its first prime minister 
in- 1957, had served under him 
as a deputy public prosecutor. 
In Hong Kong there was no 
similar constitutional evolu- 
tion, but it was Hogan's task to 
try to maintain a strong leg al 
grip in that territory. 

While Chief Justice of Hong 
Kong, be also became Chief 
Justice-of Brunei in 1964. and 
from 1971 he was President of 
the Court of Appeal there. 
Between 1970 and 1984 he 
was also associated, as mem- 
ber or president or both, with 
ihe Courts of Appeal of the 
Bahamas. Bermuda and Be- 
lize. of Gibraltar, and of 
Seychelles. 

Hogan was a vivacious 
man; who could have made 

his mark as a politician had he 

wished. Before he became a 
chief justice it was said that a 
Colonial Secretary had taken 
him aside and held out the 
possibility of a small gover- 
norship. but that he' had 
preferred to stay in the legal 
world. 

As a sportsman he was a 
keen golfer, bada quick eye bn 
the tennis court, and knew 
bow to handle himself on the 
tin slopes. 

He married, in 1946, Patri- 
cia Galfiford. who survives 
him. There were no children 
of the marriage. 


season and for an overseas 

t0 On his own 50ih birthday, 
in 1 959. he danced his old port 
in The Rake's 
Auckland, and at Christmas 
1965 he and Ashton recreated 
the roles of the Ugly Sisttis in 
Cinderella. 

He had reappeared ^Aus- 
tralia as an actor in 1955, 
when he and Kathanne Hep- 
burn led a Shakespearem 
company sent out by the QU 
Vic Though he had made hs jf 
debut as a director as early & . 
1950 in a production of Ma- 
dame Butterfly » ggj 
^Garden, he now established 
himself in that line 
brilliant revival at the Old Vk 
of Murder in the Cathedra. 

On returning from Austral* 
be directed other plays there; 
as well as taking leading parts, 

- his Antony and Cleopatn 
being afterwards presented^ 
the Old Vic and, at the, 
invitation of the government 
of the Lebanon, ai Baalbefc.' , 

He was responsible, mean- 
while, for the choreography® ~ 
several musical plays m tife-ff i 
West End, of the film The Rtf 
Shoes, and of The Soldier^ 
Tale at the Edinburgh testi- - 
val; and he put the finishing 
touches to that of the The 
Sleeping Beauty as given jw 
the de Cuevas Ballet in I960: 

Helpmann's ballets, which 
du ring and immediately after . 
the war made a strong impact; 
mainly for their dramatic 
content al a time when good 
dancers were scarce, later lost - 
favour as the classical style 
became once again preferred. 
Among several revivals, only 
Hamlet held a place in the , 
repertory for long. . -r 

In 1963, however, he was 
invited to create his sixth 
work for the Roval Ballet, tQfe 
short-lived Elektra, and in 
1 964 be was producer of a new 
version of SVvcn Lake for life 
company. That year also be 
produced for the Australian 
Ballet The Display, the fifat 
work for that company tb 
have music, choreography and 
decor aU by Australians; and 
over the next two years he 
mounted for them -a * 
Japanoiserie ballet, Yugert, 
and an expanded version of v 
Elektra. He was director ofthe 7 
Australian Ballet from 1965 16 
1976. - 

In his later years be trav- 
elled extensively, though al- 
ways based m his native 
Australia. He could nevfcr 
contemplate retirement “Re- 
tire into what? Into doing 
nothing? Impossible”. Early 
this year he was dancing in a 
revival of the Rodgers and 
Hammerrtein Carousel. His 
fast 'appearance was only- six: 
weeks ago, at Sydney, playifrg 
the Red King in Checkmates ■ 
Helpmann started too late; 
nor was he ofthe physique-or 
temperament, to become 
virtuoso classical dancer, but 
his dancing was neat and 
fluent and as a partner be £ 
showed great aplomb. He had 
mimetic genius, and where 
dancing could be allied with 
mime- especially comic mime 
- his performances achieved 
supremacy. His masterpieces 
were, perhaps, Hamlet and 
Miracle in the Gorbals. ■ 

He was created CBE in 1964 
and knighted four years latere 
He was made a Knight ofthe 
Northern Star (Sweden), and a 
Knight of the Cedar (Leba- 
non) for his part in the 
Baalbek Festival in 1957. 

MR NIKOLAI - i 
SEMYONOV 

Mr Nikolai SemyonoVT 
Soviet scientist whose wo& 
on the mechanism of chemical- 
reactions won him the Nobel . 
Prize for Chemistry in 1956, ' 
died on September 25. He was' 

90. He was the first Sbviet; 
citizen to receive a Nobel- 
Prize. 

Semyonov, who shared the 
award with the British chemist ' 

Sir Cyril Hinshelwood (then- 
President of -the Royal Soti^ 
ety), had made important 
advances in the field ofehemi-’ 
cal kinetics, in which HinsbeM 
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chain reactions were rare - 
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THE TIMES TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 30 1 986 


BUSINESS AND FINANCE 


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THE HivitS MONDAY SEP i EMBER 29 1986 


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power of 
1 racism 

lively good ploy about ac- 
tivists is also a play about 
-g activism, in which the charac- 
ters wrestle with their con- 
sciences in foil view of the 
..audience. Death Is Part of the 
Process (BBC1) was a piece in 
this category. Based on the 
novd by- H3da Bernstein, 
which won the Sinclair prize in 
2982. it concerned a fictional 
splinter-group of the African 
National Congress dedicated 
10 attaching the symbols of 
apartheid in Sooth .Africa. 

: : Art Malik, Jack Staff and 
John Matsbikfra headed the 
Cast playing' a passionate 
Indian student, a cautions 
W&ite lecturer and an irrespon- 
w, able black bookshop assis- 
w tant, all of- whom combined 
.their talents to monnt a cam- 




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. . The acti o n was set in 
.Johannesburg in 1961, bat 
.filmed in Kenya. The cos- 
tomes, sets and properties 
imparted an excellent sense ot 
time and place which could 
have been more strongly re- 
inforced In the dramatization 
'by Alan Plater. This made a 
straightforward chronological 
nanatiye of the book's flash- 
hack style. An element of 
suspense was Introduced, tat 
impeded by some id the mono- 
lithic pronouncements which 
studded the dialogne: “Every- 
body has a story — every- 
body", or “There are no 
innocent people". 

“ While the white characters 
had argmneats the black 
characters had anger; how- 
ever, much of the injustice of 
apartheid was taken as read 
ahd not fully displayed. Only a 
chilling cameo by JoT 
Woodvme suggested the power 
of formalized racism against 
which the group was pro- 
testing. 

-■ Moral arguments in a dif- 
ferent arena were kicked 
around in Inside Story (ITV), 
a new serial about a Fleet 
Street take-over whidi fea- 
tured Roy Marsden as a coarse 
millionaire proprietor, am- 
bitions for control of a failing 
op-market newspaper. Fran- 
cesca Annis took the role of an 
Mtrepid foreign correspon- 
dent She is apparently des- 
tined for the editor's chair in 
Grime episodes but regrettably 
spent half of this one-tabed. on 
regrettably flimsy - pretext 
revealing an elegantiy-tarned 
naked bade.' 

"’'Drank productions from 
Anglia Television often have a 
hopelessly inauthentic quality, 
which suits mannered British 
detective stories tat did not 
enhance this production. De- 
spite a credit for the Sunday 
Times columnist Henry Por- 
ter, ami the involvement of the 
distinguished director Moira 
Armstrong, the entire produc- 
tion suffered severe credibil- 
ity-loss by comparison with 
well reported actnality. In 
particular, sequences allegedly 
taking place in Beirut bore uo 
relation to the news coverage 
ol recent events in the dty. 

-- Celia Brayffeld 


THE ART S 

Operetta: Hilary Finch acclaims Jonathan Miller’s 
new production of The Mikado at the Coliseum 


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exhilaration 


There may not be baitef-organsteft 
rn the streets of London to grind out 
Sullivan's hit numbers; but I have a 
shrewd suspicion that “The sun 
whose rays" and “Til willow" wiD 
soon be vying for space on the audio 
systems of the metropolis with 
show-stoppers from Les Misfrables 
and 42nd Street Jonathan Milter's 
new production of The Mikado (in 
associat ion with Houston Grand 
Opera and the Los Angeles Music 
Centre) has put the woik bade where 
. it belongs: on its toes in the brightest 
footlights of musical theatre; 

The applause starts the minute 
the curtain is raised. Knowing that 
one of the surest ways to an 
audience's heart is through its eyes. 
Miller's designer. Stefanos Lazar- 
ridis. wins them over to this entirely 
English 1920s Mikado in the wink 
ofa bedazzled eye. The set is white 
with the total whiteness of Beverley 
Nichols's or Noel Coward's 1920s. 
A spacious hotel lounge with foun- 
tain. grand piano and parlour palm 
accommodates too the odd whim- 
sical detail of Lazaridis-style sur- 
realism.' a monstrous wind-up 
gramophone add cocktail glass, a 
trombone hanging in a window, a 
suspended chair. White, ail white. 

Within a split second the space is 
awhirj with die first Busby Berkeley 
dance number, black on white as 
waiters and waitresses flutter 
around the “Gentlemen of Japan" 
each - of whom could be a rec- 
ognizably individual member of a 


dub not a minion paces away from 
ibe Coliseum. Within a matter of 
minutes, or so it seems, there is a re- 
prise, and a tour deforce of a reprise 
at that “Behold the Lord High 
Executioner", stunningly choreo- 
graphed by Anthony van LaasL 
ends in a tense silence. He does not 
appear. So it starts all over again, 
just to make it worthwhile. And 
then Eric Idle bounces in, a Ko-Ko 
aD set for tennis, wincing at the 
bellowed “Defer, deter” and nicely 
anticipating his rede as the Lord of 
GroveL 

Any fears that stripping away the 
Japanese costume would leave 
Gilbert's satire uncomfortably na- 
ked, or that 1920s chic had just 
worn a little threadbare, are soon 
dispelled. By locating this Mikado 
among the wags and the flappers 
who so epjoyed staging the thing 
itself (think of Chariots of Firdk and 
by remvigorating the distancing 
effect of Gilbert's own debun kings 
(think of the very first tongue-in- 
cheek line). Milter does the trick. 
What is more, this audacious send- 
up within a send- up in a world of 
posing poseurs is animated by some 
of file most sophisticated timing 
and adroit routines G and S have 
probably ever known. 

The “Wandering Minstrel" of 
Bonaventura Bottone’s Nanlti-Poo 
(a trombonist in blazer and boater) 
sets the camp - little waiters off 
hornpipmg away at the very men- 
tion oP*a song of the sea" — with “a 


Nancy on his knees" and alL Ko- 
Ko's Utile list (and he can sing, too) 
is predictably, but deliciously, up- 
dated to include “Muggers, joggers, 
buggers, floggers" and "Girls that 
tell the stories of the Tories they 
have kissed". The Mikado's punish- 
ments are, on the whole, not: we 
simply eqjoy the lovable gaucheness 
of Richard Angas’s vast Oliver 
Hardy of a figure, who at this late 
point in the proceedings simply has 
to make his double-door entry 
larger than Jife. 

The wonder is that so much tells 
into place so effortlessly, and, in 
doing so. has the effect or realigning 
the ear just at those points where 
any but the most avid G and S 
groupie is likely momentarily to 
switch off 

Under Peter Robinson's baton, 
the orchestral playing is appro- 
priately cooL But, if it is no longer 
robust, it simply ripples with life: in 
the schoolgirl sequence, as feather 
dusters and lacrosse rackets flutter, 
and Yum -Yum (Lesley Garrett in 1 
gyms lip) touches up the pompously 
pin-striped, monodpd Pooh-bah 
(Richard Van Allan): and in the full- 
bodied arias of Katisha. Felicity 
Palmer, a steely and extravagantly 
dad vamp of a diva, sings them as 
straight as the operatic melod ramas 
they mock. The shift of level works 
sujxn-bly well, and her wooing by 
and pas dedeux with Eric Idle's Ko- 
Ko is the production's final seal of 
style. 



The production's final seal of style: Felicity Palmer and Eric Idle, as 
Katisha and Ko-Ko, dance their pas de deax 


“I have to tell you a story. It 
was 1972 and I was going to 
marry an English fellow. And 
he took me to a pub where one 
of England's famous minimal 
sculptors came over. He came 
and sat and said Tve heard 
about you and Tve read so 
much about American Ne- 
groes. Tell me. what is it like? 
Tell me about the awfulness of 
being a black American'. So I 
said the worst part of it is 
having a silly bastard like you 
come and ask me a stupid 
question like that That's the 
worst of ft.” Maya Angelou 
leans bade and lets outa shriek 
of laughter at the memory. 
“And of course it isn't, you 
know. But I could not, I 
cannot throw myself on 
somebody's pity." 

Maya Angelou certainly 
does not come across as 
person to be pitied. She is six 
feet tall and beautiful, and 
positively shimmers with 
intelligence and humour. She 
is Well-travelled, hasason — 
“the great joy of my life".— 
and her first three volumes of 
autobiography have sold 
180.000 copies in England 
alone. A fourth. The Heart of a 
Homan, has just been pub- 
lished (Virago, £3.95). In ft she 
describes her life, during the 
early 1960s: entertaining Billy 
Holiday in Los Angeles; work- 
ing for Martin Luther King in 
New York; living in the “year- 
long mardi gras" of Cairo. 
Like its predecessors, the book 
is a celebration of friendship, 
music and other sensual de- 
lights in which only mis- 
adventures (and there are 
several) are given short shrift 

This single reticence is 
surprising in an author of sudt 
candour, but she admits to 
mistrusting herself to write 


The exuberant 
fourth volume of 
autobiography by 
Maya Angelou 
(right). The Heart 
ofa Woman, has 
recently been 
published in 
Britain: interview 
byCressida 
Connolly 



! Celebrations of 



"the terrible things**. “It's very 
hard to write melodrama 
without being melodramatic. 
It leans too dose to purple 
prose." She recounts the in- 
cident of the minimal sculptor 
with obvious relish and Then 
grows thoughtful. “Sympathy 
is one thing, and it’s wonder- 
fuL It's one of the reasons we 
are alive, and ft elevates the 
intellect as well as the spirit. 
But to pity anyone is to have it 
over them. I married a man in 
West Africa who was royalty, 
and ’his family mono was 
'Royalty docs not weep m the 
street', and I understood that 
at once, because my grand- 
mother used to say to me 
‘Sister, you may cry if you 
want to — but the more you 
cry the less you will pee. and 


peeing, is much more im- 
ptirtantT.” 

Angeiou's grandmother is 
the central character of her 
first book of autobiography, J 
Know Why the Caged Bird 
Sings , and has been a lasting 
influence. It was to this grand- 
mother that she was sent to 
live at the age of three and to 
whom she returned when, at 
seven, she was raped by her 
mother's lover. The experi- 
ence left her mute for the next 
five years. That she should 
have been unable to speak for 
so long seems ironic, for 
Angelou is a woman who uses 
her voice to the fuJL It is a 
deep and resonant voice, fre- 
quently turning to bursts of 
laughter and, in our interview, 
song. There were two bus- 


inessmen in the lounge of the 
sedate Knightsbridge hotel 
where we met early one morn- 
ing; her lengthy and heartfelt 
performance of an old country 
and western song must have 
been an unusual start to their 
working day. 

The vividness of her mem- 
ory she ascribes to those years 
of silence, when she learnt by 
heart the works of the black 
poets, Shakespeare and Poe. 
And listened: "1 used to think 
of myself sometimes as an 
ear", she remembers, just 
absorbing all the sounds. The 
freshness of the dialogue 
throughout her work bears 
witness to this capacity for 
hearing: she has never kept a 
diary. Her inability to com- 
municate was eventually over- 
come, thanks to a local lady 
who encouraged her to recite 
favourite passages from lit- 
erature. And to the obdurate 
hope of her grandmother. 
“Momma used to say. when 
she'd braid my hair. rMomma 
don't care what these people 
say about you being a moron. 
Momma know, when you and 
the good Lord get ready, you 
gonna be a preacher'." 

Despite her almost total 
recall she does not find writing 
easy. “Hawthorne's statement 
that easy reading is damned 
hard writing is right on time. 
I’ve had some critics who say 
‘Well. Maya Angelou has a 
new book out. and of course 
it’s very good. But then she’s a 
natural writer'. Natural writer! 
That's like being a natural 
brain surgeon." She has. 
nevertheless, produced five 
volumes of autobiography and 
is quick to defend the form. 
“It's long been thought that 
autobiography is not lit- 
erature, but just a factual 
account. I love the form, and 


I'm trying to look at it and 
help it to grow." 

Her most recent book. All 
God’s Children Need Travel- 
ling Shoes, will be published 
here next year. The book goes 
up to 1968. and describes her 
years in Ghana as editor of 
African Review. She admits 
that the work is her favourite 
— “The last one always is" — 
and is just as pleased with its 
title. “It's great, isn't it? And 
so true. Just when you think 
you've got it all. a man, kids, a 
house, a job. life offers you a 
ticket to Bangladesh and 
makes you ray the fare." Life 
seems to oner Angelou more 
tickets than most. She has 
recently revisited Ghana, and 
is going on to Liberia after her 
stay in England. And all this 
when her own travelling shoes 
are beige slingbacks with 
three-inch heels. 

- She has not planned a 
sequel. “I might try fiction 
Anything to keep me from 
writing the next." Two days 
after the story of Travelling 
Shoes ends Martin Luther 
King was killed. “On my 
birthday, just after I’d agreed 
to go back to work for him. 
Malcolm X was killed, ft was a 
bad time." She brightens: 
“Anyway. Tve got a new book 
of poetry coming out in the 
spring." She has her teaching 
work at a university in Noith 
Carolina, and a grandson. 
Colin. “Just like his tether, 
rumbustious and funny", she 
says, with evident pride. She 
also has an unquenchable 
spirit “I’m aware that yours 
. may be the last face I'll see on 
this earth. That's why I bring 
all of myself to whatever I do. 
whoever I meet.” She grins: 
“Because life loves those who 
live it." 


Theatre 

Double bill 

Donmar Warehouse 


He ends a protractedly daft 
sketch, about the Irish ability 
to pass one's guilt on to 
someone else, by tossing the 
guilt at us in tiny, labelled 
paper bags with tags whidi 
read “impure thoughts” or 
We value good comedians „ “you are having an affair with 
more for their personalities Michael”. 


than for their material Ben 
Keaton is a Dubliner who won 
a Perrier Fringe Award at this 
year's Edinburgh Festival and 
his show. Intimate Memoirs of 
ah Irish Taxidermist deserves 
the praise ft has received. 
Keaton is tall thin and gangly, 
with a guileless, pleasant race 
across whose contours — he 
compares his profile to a wall- 
map of Ireland — mischief 
leaps and darts in nervous 
spasms. A lightness of touch, a 
nimble sophistication of tim- 
ing and phrase, seems built 
into the Irish soul and Keaton 
woos the audience with a 
stealthily deployed charm. 

Keaton’s best material is the 
most eccentric, and he is 
fimniest when marvelling 
credulously at the infinite 
strangeness and incomprehen- 
sibility of the universe. He is 
an expert at deliberate confu- 
sions of mood, at starting a 
sketch in one spirit and 
wrenching it hilariously into 
quite another. At other mo- 
ments. we laugh at him simply 
because he is behaving in that 
silly, capricious way from 
which most of us feel we have 
been banished by adulthood. 


The show concludes in a 
piece of well stage-managed 
force as Keaton officiates at 
his own funeral before throw- 
ing himself into a high-kicking 
jig alongside two national- 
costumed dancing girls. It is 
writen and directed by Marcia 
Kahan. - - 

Jon Gaunt’s ferociously 
dark three-hander Hoofigans, 
which follows after a short 
interval also won a Fringe 
Award. As its title implies, it is 
a violent play about three 
inner-city deadbeats who talk 
foul tough and nasty and who 
go on a rampage. The writing 
oscillates between a maudlin, 
sentimental street poetry and 
a satirically belligerent yob- 
talk. But the author directs it, 
on a relatively naturalistic set, 
with immense assurance. 

tightly controlling the 

rhythms of the dialogue and 
footling the stage with evil 
video-art lighting effects. 
There are three exceedingly 
good and exceedingly frighten- 
ing performances by Tom 
McGill Paul Nolan and Rob- 
ert Wilkinson. 

Andrew Rissik 


Conceits 

RPO/Previn 

Festival Hall 


6 Artists 
at Sanderson 

OCTOBER 2 -OCTOBER 24 

W illiam Bowyec RA, RWS, RP, NEAC 
Frederick Cuming, RA NEAC 
Edward Dawson, NEAC 
John Hiscock 

John Linfield, NEAC, ARCA 
Timothy Scott Bolton 

Sanderson, Berners Street, London W1 

Monday to Saturday 9.30-5.30. Admission Free. 


With this performance of 
Tchaikovsky’s Violin Con- 
certo — a reading that flew and 
sometimes even fizzed — 
Viktoria Mullova went some 
way towards modifying her 
reputation as the ice-maiden 
of the fiddle-playing world. 
The reputation was. in any 
case, partly created because 
Mullova did not fit the Ameri- 
can public's preconceived no- 
tions of what a newly- 
emigrated Russian violinist 
should sound like: 

Certainly she delivered 
much of the finale’s pas- 
sagework with such enormous 
technical control that it could 
be mistaken for emotional 
neutrality, simply because the 
mercurial fingerwork was so 
precise and the bowing so 
evenly weighted. But in the 
first movement one can now 
detea a less inhibited rubato 
beginning to thaw her playing 
of the big lyrical moments, 
and there is a more character- 
ful stamp to her articulation of 
the dotted rhythms at the 
outset. 

One should not underesti- 
mate Andre Previn's influence 
on Mullova. He tied in the 
orchestral accompaniments 
expertly, -and his arch-Ro- 
mantic inclinations must have 
encouraged her burgeoning 
individuality. Bui Previn had 
nothing to do with Mullova's 
delightful tone, revealed part- 
icularly in the Canzonetta: it 
gives the illusion of being a 
seamless continuation of G- 
string timbre, up imo the 
highest register. 

This opening concert in the 
Royal Philharmonic Orch- 
estra's Festival Hall season, 
apparently known more for- 
mally as the “NEC Previn 
International Series", found 
Mr NEC Previn in top form. 
Starting with Rossini's 
L'italiana in Algcri overture 
was perhaps not too clever, 
given the unsettled sound of 
the current RPO flute section. 


But finishing with Rach- 
maninov's second symphony, 
one of Previn's most lustrous 
party-pieces, was an inspired 
decision. 

The omens were good from 
the Largo beginning where 
Previn, with the minimum of 
filss, gathered the arching 
string phrases imo a sump- 
tuous climax. To delineate, 
meticulously, the brooding 
baritone-register passages of 
this movement is not really 
his style — he prefers to 
concentrate on the broad 
sweep .and the opulent tutti, 
and the RPO responded with 
great glee. 

In the scherzo the changes 
of pace and texture were 
relished for their abruptness, 
and the violins lavishes such 
flamboyant portamemi on the 
suave melody in the middle 
that one was slightly anxious 
about what they would do to 
the Adagio's fruity opening. 
But in feet they played it with 
impeccable cleanness, paving 
the way for Prudence Whit- 
taker’s beautifully languid 
darinet solo. After that 
Previn, like the MGM mae- 
stro he once was, unfolded the 
orgy of schmaltz to perfection. 

Richard Morrison 

ECO/Davis 

Elizabeth Hall 

It seems a long time since we 
heard Sir Colin Davis and 
Mozart in a small concert halL 
Perahia, Tate and U chi da 
have been putting the English 
Chamber Orchestra through 
their Mozartian paces, and the 
time was ripe for them to be 
taken in band by Sir Colin. 

A little Minuet, the one in C 
major which Mozart perhaps 
wrote for the K338 Sym- 
phony. set out the Davis 
manifesto: that characteristic 
trampoline spring, from ankle 
and baton, and the first beat 
whose energy is always driven 
onwards rather than down- 
wards. This, and the wonder- 
fully vocal sense of live, long- 
arching phrasing, is vintage 


Davis Mozart; and it was well 
and truly uncorked in a full- 
bodied Symphony No 40 
which ended the evening. 

The main purpose of the 
concert, though, was to launch 
the London International Pi- 
ano Coraeptrtion. It wifi be on 
us- in February 1988, no 
sooner than the applause from 
Leeds the previous autumn 
has died down. Whether Radu 
Lupu's career has developed 
because or despite of his own 
successes in the gladiatorial 
arena is a debatable point. 
But, if ever a witness for the 
defence were needed, the or- 
ganizers of this latest contest 
ce rt ai nly knew their man. 

Lupu's Mozart K491 Con- 
certo was the still centre, the 
point of reference, as it were, 
of an unusually enriching 
evening. He provided the 
pulse to Sir Colin's breathing. 
For the last movement’s vari- 
ations, the fingers bent to 
activate every passing mood 
m a chain of events as 
superbly paced as in a finale 
from, say, Figaro or Don 
Giovanni. 

Lupu and Davis both know 
well enough the dangers of 
protesting too much and too 
slowly in a Mozart slow 
movement. Few pianists, 
though, would dare such com- 
plete simplicity in their han- 
dling of all those gently 
insistent repeated notes. Few. 
indeed, could: it is only Lupu's 
perfect judgement of weight 
and measure, as each single 
note drops into place from 
those deceptively relaxed 
limbs, that can create a perfor- 
mance of such rare and elo- 
quent proportion. 

Hilary Finch 


Circle 

St John's 

There was a bewifderingly 
wide range of styles on offer in 
this Society for the Promotion 
of New Music concert given, 
generally excellently, by Greg- 
ory Rose's group Circle. One 
of the most extreme was foe 


pithy, strident idiom of David 
Sutton-Jones's Song of the 
Falcon, scored for the shriek- 
ing ensemble of flute, oboe 
and E flat clarinet. Had the 
piece lasted longer this 
particular combination might 
have proved unbearably wear- 
ing. but it did not, and so this 
miniature planted itself firmly 
in the listeners' imagination. 
In a different, gentler and 
conspicuously idiomatic man- 
ner so did Bany Mills’s ex- 
quisite Harp Sketches, almost 
as brief and given eloquently 
by Hugh Webb, despite a 
string which snapped early in 
the performance. 

Both of these works were 
receiving their first perfor- 
mances. as was the American 
emigre composer E Jack van 
Zandt's El Oro de Los Tigres: 
Tankas. This was a rather 
severe setting, very much in 
the post-Werbemian mould 
and significantly dedicated to 
Alexander Goehr, one of Van 
Zandt's teachers, of miniature 
poems by Borges. The soprano 
Nicole Tibbels sung it well 
enough, though without being 
able to invest it with much 
genuine emotional appeal. 

Of the remaining works, all 
previously heard somewhere 
or other. Robin Grant's Dumb 
Show was nicely structured 
and contrasted different 
sound-types skilfully and ef- 
fectively. James MacMillan's 
Songs of a Just War. an 
intentionally ambiguous set- 
ting of lines by Neruda. Souiar 
and the Chinese poet Tsou ti- 
ten. certainly had plenty of 
genuine feeling behind it and 
also benefited from a ripe 
harmonic language, an in- 
stinctive feeling for dramatic 
response and. not least. Eileen 
Hulse's confidently pitched, 
shapely singing. 

She also took on the solo 
role in Javier Alvarez's 
compelling Fragments' Run. a 
setting of a text derived 
through various intermedi- 
aries from an Aztec poem. If 
only one of these composers 
were to be allowed future 
celebrity, on merit it would. I 
think, be he. 

Stephen Pettitt 


Rock 

Chris de Burgh 

Wembley Arena 


When the editorial staff of 
Melody Maker recently de- 
vised an hilarious lampoon of 
the new music and arts maga- 
zine Q. they sought a star to 
feature on their "cover" who 
would strike an immediate 
chord of antipathy with that 
minority of rock tens serious 
enough to buy a music paper. 
A picture of the beaming Chris 
de Burgh fitted the bill exactly. 

Seeing his show, it was not 
hard to understand why the 
hugely popular De Burgh 
holds such a singularly 
unfavoured position. Drably 
dressed, he steered his five- 
piece band through an exem- 
plary exposition of the way in 
which the .sounds and lan- 
guage of rock have now be- 
come assimilated imo the 
broad sweep of mainstream 
light entertainment Some of 
the earlier, acoustic guitar 
songs were genuinely pleasant 
on the ear. but for the most 
part loud guitar solos, modern 
synthesizer technology, drum- 
machines and a stiff rock beat 
were utilized with bland 
efficiency. 

De Burgh started his career 
singing to guests at the hotel 
his parents owned in Ireland, 
and such a background ev- 
idently encouraged him to 
develop both an accurate, 
strong voice and a lounge-bar 
performer's knack for keeping 
all of the punters happy for at 
least some of the time. The 
Duke and Duchess of York 
were in this particular audi- 
ence and De Burgh's dedica- 
tion of “In a Country 
Churchyard" to all recently 
married young couples was 
larded with schmaltz. Just as 
well he did not muddle his 
introductions, for the very 
next song was about a stripper 
called Patricia whose routine 
was salaciously described. 

"The Lady in Red" was 
despatched with uncanny ac- 
curacy. and the show built to a 
noisy climax with flashing 
lights and a smoke-screen that 
maintained a visual dimen- 
sion redolent of soft-focus film 
effect. 

David Sinclair 


Opera 

Back to 

lyrical 

nature 

The Valkyrie 
Covent Garden/ 
Radio 3 


It is a considerable shock 
when the curtain goes up on 
Act I of Welsh National 
Opera's The Valkyrie. The 
vaguely Victorian railway 
arches of The Rhinegold have 
been pushed aside. Instead. 
Hunding's hut is as “trad- 
itional ly“ depicted as any 
diehard conservative would 
wish: all brown and primitive, 
a massive oak within, and a 
picturesque snowstorm with- 
out. It is a fitting sating for 
Goran Jarvcfelt's unasham- 
edly naturalistic and very 
sensitive staging of the 
Sicglinde/Siegmund love- 
scenes. and for the most 
ardently lyrical singing we 
have yet heard in this Ring. 

For that one must thank 
Kathryn Harries, a Sieglinde 
with a wonderfully velvety 
tonal quality, surprising 
power and natural command 
of vocal and physical ex- 
pression: and Warren Ells- 
worth (Siegmund) who, if less 
securely in control of his 
timbre and sometimes in- 
clined to oversing, produced 
much incisive tone and (es- 
pecially in his stubborn Act II 
dialogue with Brunnhilde) a 
dark, baritone-like middle reg- 
ister that added dignity and 
tragic stature. 

This Siegmund was initially 
clumsy and self-conscious in a 
woman's company: one of this 
aa‘s joys was watching the 
character grow in tenderness 
and concern. He had an 
excellent foil in John Tranter's 
mean and menacing Hunding. 
When he grasped Sieglinde'^ 
wrist, one could tell from the 
gravel in the voice how pain- 
ful the grip was. Similarly 
brutal was his killing of 
Siegmund: one of Jarvefell's 
livelier pieces of action. 

Acts II and HI returned to 
the familiar stage shapes of 
Rhinegold. suitably chipped 
and weathered. But although 
we could now admire Penel- 
ope Walker's determined and 
shrewish Fricka and the early 
flourishes of what will surely 
be a memorable Brunnhilde 
from Anne Evans — whostS 
singing was often thrilling and 
never shrill, though there were.’ 
signs of fatigue in the latter 
stages — Jarvcfelt’s touch 
seemed less certain. 

The incongruous hotch- 
potch of costumes did not 
help, but one other problem; 
was Phillip Joll's rather un- 
demonstrative Wotan. Joll is’ 
singing well: the reconciliation; 
with Brunnhilde (which was" 
beautifully staged) elicited* 
some especially rich, feeling* 
tone. But his gestures some-’, 
how seem tame, and he has to- 
make some particularly un- 
prepossessing entrances. Even- 
in Act 111. at the height of his 
anger, he appears to sidle on. ; 

Richard Armstrong's con-; 
ducting was much more grip- 
ping here than in RhinegoliC 
particularly in the glorious 
love music, and he did well to 
hush the orchestra enough to 
give some of the weaker- 
voiced Valkyries a chance, ft 
was a pity that the “Ride of the 
Valkyries" did not find these 
hard-working, dependable 
players at their best, but the 
sight of the armour-clad maid- 
ens. looking as if they had 
drifted in off Horse Guards 
Parade and waving like ma- 
niacs at something in the. 

upper circle, was hardly 
inspiring either. 

Richard Morrison- 



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•tut: -nvrrs MQnnAY SEPTEMBER 29 1986 


RUC officer 
carries bomb 
to safe area 

From OnrCorrespwidwit, Belfast 





An Ulster policeman car- 
ried a live 40 lb bomb nearly 
100 vards to open ground 
early yesterday after deciding 
there was no time to evacuate 
steeping residents from houses 
sunrounding the terrorists’ tar- 
get. a Downpatrick bar. 

The explosion which fol- 
lowed was one of two in 
County Down in the early 
hours of yesterday. 

An RUC spokesman de- 
scribed the policeman's action 
as an act of outstanding 
bravery which undoubtedly 
saved local people from death 
or serious injury. He was the 
commander of a patrol which 
found the bomb in a holdall 
outside a bar. There had been 
a warning telephone calL 

The policeman threw the 
bomb over a thick hedge into 
an open field where it ex- 
ploded IS minutes later. leav- 
ing a large crater. 

A short time later police 
waved down a three-car con- 
vov at nearby Drumaness. A 
Fend Fiesia and a VW Polo 
stopped but the third car raced 
through the checkpoint with 
police firing after it. It was 
round four miles away with a 
shredded rear tyre. Nearby 
was a 401b bomb thrown on to 
the roadside. It was made safe 
by the Army. 

Meanwhile, police had 


discovered yet another bomb 
in the halted Fiesta. They 
evacuated the area and as tire , 
Army prepared to deal with it 

at about Sam the car was tom 

apart by a powerful explosion. 

Three men and a woman 
who were in the two cars 
stopped at the check point 
were arrested and were being 
questioned by police yes- 
terday as a search continued 
for two people who aban- 
doned the other car and ran 
off. 

The Irish National libera- 
tion Army later claimed 
responsibility for the bombs, 
saying the Welshman's Bar 
was attacked because it was 
much used by off duty mem- 
bers of the security forces. 

A caller also said the two 
men driving the third car bad 
escaped. 


, mm * '■ l W ’-~ 


a young regular conawuic 
was killed at Pomeroy police 
station in County Tyrone on 
Saturday in an accidental 
shooting. 

He was Constable Nefi Gfl- 
1 is. aged 23, a bachelor from 
Dunmurry near Belfast. A 
spokesman said he died when 
a police weapon was ac- 
cidently discharged in the 
station. 


Mortgage loan concern 

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difficulty, but all admitted 
dial they saw no obvious way 


. that they saw no odvious way 

mortgage arrears, representing ^ intervening in the market 
5 per cent of ihe mortgage- ^ chaired by the 

paying public. d^c 0 f Edinburgh last year 


Mr Jeremy Withers Green, 
a construction analyst at 
Alexanders Laing and 
Cruickshank. a firm of stock- 
brokers. said: “If building 
societies had been quoted on 
the Stock Exchange during 
1986. their share prices could 
well have been depressed due 
to concern over increased 
competition, and the amount 
by which lending is outstrip- 
ping the inflow of funds.” 

Opposition parties have 
been considering policies de- 
signed to help the increasing 
number of first-time buyers in 


Today's events 

Royal engagements 

The Prince of Wales dines 
with Agricultural Ministers of 
ihe European Community, Beta- 
field Hotel. BownessKMi- Win- 
dermere. Cumbria, 8. 1 5. 

Pnncess Margaret attends the 
1086 Wavendon Allrausic 
Awards and Charity Gala con- 
cert in aid of the Wavendon 
Allmusic Plan and other Char- 
ities, Barbican Hall, EC2. 7.15. 

Prince Michael of Kent, Pa- 
tron of the Wahiba Sands 
Project, attends a lecture and 
dinner. Royal Geographical 
Societv. Kensington Gore. SW7, 
6 . 

Princess Alexandra names the 
new lifeboat for the _ Royal 
National Lifeboat Institution, 
Tenb>. Dyfed. 3. IP 


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Duke of Edinburgh last year 
recommended phased aboli- 
tion of mortgage tax relief m 
favour of a more equitable 
system, which was rejected by 
all political parties. 

Mr John Patten, Minister 
for Housing, Urban Affairs 
and Construction, told The 
Timer. “A large number of 
people have a su bs ta n t i al in- 
terest in maintaining the 
present system. I foresee no 
downturn in house prices. If 
the current boom follows the 
pattern of the booms of the 
1970s, prices will continue to 
rise, but ala slower rate.” 



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servicemen 

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“'rS'Stsmsn said that 

tamed from all suspire; 
quired to take such intimate 

“Although only s*vteOT“ 
in the Army 

jected to tests in next years 
Kaiuse of the machines, the 
JSJy and Royal AirForce and 
Royal Marines would be 
“looking over thdr shoul- 

^Tbe cost of ordinary 9Pjrt 

related offences m 

and civil proceedings last yea^ 

Of those, i25 w^e m the 
KeRo^il Navy ’and the 

Sm l ^5 Evicted of drug- 
related offences. 

“But one serviceman wnois 
on drugs is one too many, nie 


Boaters off (front to back): Mr Dick, Mr 

Four men in a 

Four intrepid young men tern; 
raised more than £3,000 for 
charity byfoUowmg in the steps of 
Jerome K Jerome’s Three M en in 
a Boat. Peter Fulbrook, Andrew 


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Dick, Simon Mordeo and Eugene don. The 4(Hhnile trip took fire 
Maleczek set off in Victorian ng days to comply “d the money 
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playground in Ealing, west lxas- 


New exhibitions 
Paintings by Bruno Guait- 
amacchi and Bill Thomson; 
Phoenix Gallery. Uwnham, 
Suffolk; Mon to Fn 10 to 5J0, 
SatlO to 6 , Sun 2 to 6 (ends Oct 
20 ). 

Work by Georges Rouault - 
stnal loan exhibition from Brit- 
ish Collections; Norwich School 
of Art Gallery, St Georges Sl 
N orwich; Mon to Sal 10 to 5 
(ends Nov 1). 

Exhibitions in progress 
Ruskin in Venice: works from 
the Collection of the Guild of St! 
George; The Ruskin Gallery., 
101 Norfolk St, Sheffield; Mon I 
to Fri 10 to 7.30. Sat. 10 to 5, 
(ends Nov 29). 

The Flower Show: flowers ini 
twentieth century BriUsh art;. 
City Art Gallery, Exhibition Sq, . 


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refreshment by the river 
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9 Fashionable quality of 
sound to voice in the office 
tfrl. 

10 Hr to' play to students in a 
different resort (8). 

IT Organ with potentially 
cxpJcoi'c contents (S). 

12 Her name appears in some 
articles 14). 

13 Linnaeus. . jwrhaps- 
anticipating Zola? i 1 01 

15 No rcslncuons in this Hall. 
Hardcastlc said ("l. 

1? A church galterv used for 
makine records (?). 

2t Seize creatures on what is 
said to be public land ( luL 

21 Immovable season of ab- 
stinence (4). 

23 Small fish from centre of 
Austrian market (Si. 

25 Such accommodation for 
new leader of legislature at 
BcmetS). 

26 Book to ring tax firm back 


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Unaccustomed enthusiasm 
also observed in the 
Commonwealth? (3,7). 


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Palm oil sent up north (6), 

3 A job the maUgn goddess 


4 Fashion springing first from 
a 27 city (10). 

5 Name under which I note 
“boring type” (7). 

6 Cartel publicising an engage- 
ment. perhaps 14). 

7 Fare vehicle mostly seen to 
the West Indies (8). 

8 Indignation expressed by 
people in squalid northern 
street (10). 

12 Boy seen on site of allot- I 
mem (10). 

14 Coming round again about 
races, say? (10). . . 

16 Mad about boss building 
supply vessels (3-5). 

18 Feature of stem un- 
commonly fa* woman (8). 

19 Broadcast version of Web- 
ster (7). 

22 Hot part of Bristol engineer- 
ing works (6). 

24 Snug the joiner’s sign (4). 

The Solution 
of Saturday’s 
Prize Puzzle 
No 17,162 
will appear 
next Saturday 


York; Mon to Sat 10 to 5, Sun 
2J0 to 5 (ends Oct 26) 

The Flower Show: contem- 
porary flower paintings hdd in . 
conjunction with the York City . . 
Art Gallery exhibition; Grape ; 
Lane Gallery, 17 Grape Lane, , 
Low Peuagaie. York; Tues to ; 
Sat 10 to 5 (ends Oa 25). , 

Recent paintings by Ian Hum- 
phreys; The Black Boy Gallery, 

14 High St West Wycombe, 
Bucks; Mon to Sat 9 JO to 5 JO 
(ends Oct 8). 

Mannie! Manrue? Saye Met 
the work of Aberdeen City Fire 
Brigade; James Dun’s House. 
SchoolhilL Aberdeen; Mon to 
Sat 10 to 5 (ends Nov 221 
Oil paintings and 
watercolours by Olive Walker 
and Richard Slater; Dower 
House Gallery. 108 High St. 
Berkhampstead; Mon to Sat U1 
to 5. closed Wed and Son (ends 
Oct 24). , _ .. 

Through a Lens Darkly, 
photographic work by David 
Hiscock and David Newman; 
The Arts Centre, Hampton. 
Chon; Tues, Thurs. Fn and Sat 
10.30 to l and 2.30 to 5. Sun 
130 to 4.30 (ends Oa 19). • 

Masqueradin': The Art of the 
Carnival; Graves Art Gallery- 
Surrey Su Sheffield; Mon io &t 

10 to 8. Sun 2 to 5 (ends Nov 2). 
MA Ceramics Degree ex- 
hibition: Howard Gardens Gal- 
lery. Card if; Mon u> Thurs 9 to 
s.3b. Fri 9 to 6 (ends Oct 3) ; 

Fighters: sculpture, drawings 
and prints by Jeff Dvson; 
Huddersfield Art Gallery. Pnn- ; 
cess .Alexandra Walk; Mon to 
Fri 10 to 5. Sat IOto4(endsO« 

1S >- . - y- ^ . 

Work by Alistair Crawford. 

Lillie Art Gallery. Station Rd. 
Milngavic. Glasgow; Tues us Fn 

1 1 to 5 and 7 to 9. Sat and Sun 2 

to 5 (ends Oct 18). 

Last chance to see 
Da* id Shilling: The Hats; 
Salisbury and South Wilishire 
Museum. The King's House, 65 
The Close. Salisbury. 10 to 5. 

21 Artists: The Easton 
Rooms. 107 High SL Ryf. E 
Sussex: 10.30 to 1 and 2.30 to 5. 

Waiercotours by Lillian Del- 
evorvas: The Artist Reflected; 
Copcmican Connection. Lock 
House. Waterside Rd, Beverley. 
E Yorks. 10J0 to 6. 

. Music 


Nature notes 


Most robins have now occu- 
pied their winter territories and 
are singing again at dawn. 
Wrens are also back in regular 
song. Woodpigeons are feeding 
on acorns: they leave a debns of 
torn-off foliage and half eaten 
fruit beneath the oaks. 

Summer migrants are vanish- 
ing rapidly now, but swallows 
and house-martins are still in 
the skies, and reed warblers by 
the waterside. A few late swaRs, , 
mostly solitary birds, have been 
reported, and even a few very 
late cuckoos. Little gulls from 
the Baltic are passing over 
England: they are not much 
bigger than a mistie thrush, and 
iheur dark under wings are 
conspicuous as they swoop to 
pick up food from the surface or 
the water. 

Trees everywhere are chang- 
ing colour with the cool nights 
and misty mornings. Many 
limes and birches are com- 
pletely yellow, and rowan leaves 
are turning red. Michaelmas 
daisies that have escaped from 
gardens are in full flower on 
railway embankments. 
wiry plants with small pink- 
tinged flowers are still found in 
pavement cracks: knotgrass and 
pereicaria. DJM 


Anniversaries 

Births: Migael de Cervantes, 
author of Dan Quixote. Alcala 
de Henarcs. Spain, 1547: Robert 
Clive; Baron Clive of Plamey. 
Stvche. Shropshire, 1725: Hora- 
tio. Viscount Nelson. Burnham 
Thorpe. Norfolk, 1758; Eliza- 
beth GaskelL London, 1810. 

Deaths: Winslow Homer, 
painter. Prours Neck, Maine. 
1910: Carson McCcdkrs, nov- 
elist. Nvack, New York. 1967; 
W.H. Auden. Vienna, 1973. 

The force of police formed by 
Robert Peel began duly in 
London. 1829. 


Roads _ 

The Midlands: Ml: Contra- 
flow at junction 20 (Luoer- 
wortb) from one mile S to four 
miles N of junction 20. M5: 
Various lane restrictions from 
, junctions 4 to 8 (A38 Redd- 
ltch/MSO Ross, S Wales, turn 
off). 

Wales and West MS: Near- 
side and oenrne lanes dosed 
between junctions 11 and l- 
(Gloucestershire). A30: Contra- 
flow between 

Okehampton at Whiddon 
Down. A4& Temporary traffic 

fights between Cross Hands and 
Carmarthen at Drefech and 
Llanddarog. 

The North: M6: Both N and 
southbound carriageways and 
slip roads at junction 37 in 
Cumbria are subject to closure. 
M62: Contraflow between junc- 
tion 7 (Rainhill) and Burton- 
wood services, Cheshire. M63-- 
Major widening scheme at Bar- 
ton Bridge. Greater Manchester, 
avoid the area. 

i C'-nrt pnd- Mg. Westbound 
carraigeway closed between 
junctions 29 and 30 (Paisley to 
Erskine bridge). M90: North- 
bound carriageway closed be- 
tween junctions 3 and 4 
(Cowdenbeath): two traffic 
southbound. A9: Construction 
of interchange with ASS on 
Perth Western bypass; nearside, 
lane closures on both carriage- : 
ways: temporary lights. 

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The machines have beat 
used successfully by the US 
Navy since 1982. 

An anti-drag war involving 
their use was launched under 
the direction of Rear-Admmti 

Paul Mufloy when the Ub 
Navy discovered in a randon 
survey that 48 per cent of its 
sailors had taken cannabis. 
That figure has now been 
reduced to 4 per cent _ 

The use of urinalysis drag 
detection was appro vedby the 
US courts between 1979 and 
1981 — shortly before the 
Navy carried out the anonym 
mous and unanno unced tests 
oa its sailors. 

Eighteen months a fter t he 
anti-drags campaign started. 
Admiral Mnlloy ran a survey 
to find out the main factor 
stopping them from taking 
drugs7''The vast majority said 
urinalysis,” he said. 

Resontes needed, page 3 


Hammer ? 
fails 

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Daniloff 

Qjntiiiued from page 1 

aS-'nSSflf 1 
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Chernobyl; 

Artery surrounded deteils 
his talks in ic Kremlin fast 
iSdav and Wednesday, but 
^afa^ted that after fae:vi| 
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accept the offer of ass«- ; 

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d mini stration- . 

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r Hammer had put foruont 
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Ml a solution to the affan;-.. 
hich both sides acknolwedge 
i hindering progress toward*:; 
rranging a second 
rorbachov-Reagaiq smnmiL .0 
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eparture, a Soviet Foreign 
imistry spokesman an- 
ounced pubixdy here thatby 
ist Friday, no progress had 
een made • 

» WASHINGTON: JTie 
itate Department yesterday 
tad no comment on the talks 
3r Hammerheld last week tit 
rfoscow (Michael Bmyoa 

Dr Hammer said yesterday 

ifter his return to Los Angeles -, 
hut he ihougjht there would be 
i summit, but all depended on - 
vhat happened in the. next, 
hree days. ... v 

In a statement issued yes- 
£rday, Dr Hammer an- - 
aounced that he flew to-; 
Moscow on Monday on hiS'^ 
Dwn initiative after hoIdiM- 
talks in the US with Mr 

Eduard Shevardnadze, the 
Soviet Foreign Minister and * 
Mr Yuri Dubinin, the Soviet > 
Ambassador. 

The Administration u 
exploring a number of ideas to 
find a solution, and officiate- 
have refused all comment* ■ 
insisting n^otiations were aU'A 
delicate stage- ' . 'tv 

Meanwhtle, the Senate- >- 
passed a resolution urging--. 
President Reasrn not to hold a* 
summit with Blr Gorbachov ' 
unless the .Soviet Union re* . 
leases Mr Daniloff. ■ :vi 


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MONDAY SEPTEMBER 29 1986 


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Executive Editor 
Kenneth Fleet 

I STOCK MARKET 

(Change on weekl 

FT 30 Share 
f. 1238.4 (-30.7) 

FT-SE 100 
?■ : 1568.6 (-31.8) 

i sfi Bargains 
fc - 21638 

J "■ . USM (Data stream) 
i t 122.24 (-1.96) 

J THE POUND 

X . (Change on week) 

* US Dollar 

* 1.4380 (-0.0385) 

. W German mark 

£ 2.9429 (-0.0057) 

^ . Trade- weighted 
7 ■ 68-7 (-0.9) 

J * Extel is 

likely to 
be ‘white 
f knight’ 

By Oar City Editor 

- ' Extel, the printing, news 
' agency and publishing group, 

* is expected to emerge later this 
week as a “white knight" in 
the £146 million takeover bid 

V Tor- banknote printer, 
" • McCorqnodale. 

On Friday, McCorqoodale 
- indicated that it was in talks 
. with a third party which mi ght 
'lead to a higher offer than the 
-.'current me from rival printer 
| -Norton Opax. Bnt 
-McCorquodale’s chief exec- 
utive Mr John Holloran re- 
fused to identify the company 
. concerned. 

Mr Abut Brooker, ExteTs 
chairman and chief executive, 
would neither confirm nor 
deny weekend speculation that 
preliminary dicnssiras had 
^ alrady taken place with 
v McCorqnodak.“I am simply 
refasing to make any comme nt 
whatsoever,** he said yes- 
terday . 

. Mr Richard Hanwell, chief 
executive of Yorkshire-based 
specialist printer Norton 
Opax would not be drawn 
yesterday on the likely inter- 
vention of ExteL **We have a 
number of thoughts abort 
Extel, but I would prefer not to 
comment specifically .nntfl 
Extel confirms'. Its 
involvement,” he said. 

The emergence of a white 
knight has significantly im- 
proved chances that Me 
CorqaodaJe wfll escape the 
dutches of fast growing Nor- 
ton Opax, whose original £110 
i million offer was referred to 
the Monopolies Commission 
in April. 

Norton Opax, was given the 
go-ahead to renew its offer for 
McCorqnodale last week. 
Within 24 hours fresh terms 
were on the table- this time a 
two for one share swap which 
nt Friday's dosing prices, 
values each McCorqnodale 
share at 280 p. 

Before news of the possible 
white knight, Norton and its 
financial advisers were able to 
purchase sizeable blocks of 
McCorqnodale shares at 
qt prices around 260p* the level 
of the cash alteraatfvejaking 
its stake to almost 13 per cent 
. Since then, die market price 
dim bed above the level of the 
cash offer, which prevents 
Norton Opax from further 
•purchases.The price Is 
nnlikley to (all until dealers 
are torn whether Extel and 
McCorqnodale can reach 
agreement about a merger of 
their businesses and on what 
terms. 

* On Friday, before Es ters 
name became linked with the 
white knight role; 
McCorquodale's Holloran 
said that any future partner 
would have to bring quality 

> businesses to the combination 
and offer some probability of 
synergy between the activities 
of the two RroupsJExters op- 
erations in security printing, 
financial and sporting 
information services, plus 
Benn Brothers publishing 
. activies will be seen by the 
City as largely c omp lementary 
provided agreement can be 
. reached on the terms of a deaL 


Industrial pay 

rises lowest 
in three years 


By Edward Townsend, Industrial Correspondent 
Pay rises in manufacturing Employment Minister, de- The CBI 
dustry haye fallen to their scribed as “irresponsible a nd concern tod 


industry haye fallen to then- 
lowest level for three years, the 
employers’ organization, the 
Confederation of British In- 
dustry, said today. But at SS 
per cent they remain at least 
twice as high as the Govern- 
ment and industry say is 
necessary to prevent the 
wrecking of industrial 
competitiveness. 

The. latest results of the 
CBFs pay data bank, covering 
the three months to the end of 
September, show some first 
tentative signs fo rt wage in- 
creases are coming down, after 
the average of6_5 per cent 
rises recorded since the end of 
1984. Settlements were last at 
the 5.5 per cent level in the 
middle six months of 1983. 

But neither ministers . nor 
CBI leaders will regard the 
reduction in the average level 
of pay settlements as much 
use unless h continues to 
accelerate downwards quickly. 
More jobs are under threat 
while pay rises are high, 
industrialists say. 

The Government is still 
seething over litis month's 6.7 
per cent (£6 a week) offer to 
local authority manual work- 
ers which Mr Kenneth Clarke, 
the Paymaster Genera] and 


reckless". He called, for an end 
to “Mickey Mouse" pay deals 
that were not justified by 
increased productivity. 

And Mr Nigel Lawson, the 
Chancellor, has warned that 
unless pay rises are halved m 
the coming year he will not be 
able to achieve the Govern- 
ment's aim of cutting income 
lax to 25 per cent. 

Sir Terence Beckett, the CBI 
director general, said today 
that the latest slide in pay rises 
was, if confirmed later, a clear 
step in the right direction. 
“But we shall have to do much 
more before we can start 
competing on level terms with 
our major overseas rivals,” he 
said. 

“We need to continue to 
strive for greatly reduced pay 
settlements. Indeed, with the 
cost of living virtually static, 
companies must seriously 
question the need for ann ual 
pay awards." 

Pay has now usurped 'in- 
terest rates as the CBTs bete 
notr; ideally, business leaders 
would like to see no pay rises 
in the coming year and CBI 
members have been pressed to 
work towards abolition of the 
yearly pay round. 


The CBI underlined its 
concern today by recording 
Britain's “bleak" position in 
the international labour cost 
competitiveness league. Cuts 
in Britain have risen by 7.5 per 
cent in the last 12 months 
against 5.5 per cent in Japan, 
4.7 percent in West Germany, 
25 per cent in France and 12 
per cent in the United States. 

Sir Terence said that only 
pay increases fully justified by 
productivity gains should be 
awarded. “We must put 
performance first. Many of 
our major competitors have 
been doing this successfully 
for years, and this approach 
needs to be adopted here if we 
are not to lose more jobs." 

The range of pay settle- 
ments remains wide, with one 
in four falling between 4.5 per 
cent and 5.5 per cent in the 
past six months. A further 19 
per cent were between <L5 per 
cent and 7.5 per cent and only 
1.1 per cent were above 10.5 
per cenL Inability to raise 
prices remains the most im- 
portant downward pressure 
on settlements. 

Cuts- m the working week 
remained low, with only 3 per 
cent of deals in manufacturing 
incorporating a reduction in 
the past year. 



Pressure builds 
for increase 
in base rates 

From Bailey Morris and David Smith, Washington 


£5.5bn chases TSB 


City dubious over Labour’s 
plan for investment bank 


The Labour Party’s plans 
for a new National Investment 
Bank funded by the forced 
repatriation of overseas 
investments could have a 
damaging effect on overseas 
investment in Britain, accord- 
ing to a study prepared by the 
Stock Exchange. 

There are severe doubts in 
the financial and business 
communities as to the need 
for such a new body: 

Compulsory investment in 
NIB stock is Jikdy to divert 
funds away from foe gilt 
market into equities. 

Labour’s proposals could 
cause m^jor problems of 
compliance for managers of 
some unit trusts amd invest- 
ment trusts with internation- 
ally oriented portfolios. 

If implemented, the Labour 
plans would initially drive up 
equity prices and depress 
yields.Thereafier the result is 
fikdy to be bearish for share 
prices. 

These are the most im- 
portant findings of the Stock 
Exchange study of opposition 
party plans for the City and 
their possible effects. 

Though Labour’s policy- 
makers have not yet disclosed 
the extent to which overseas 
investments held by British- 


Accountants 
prepare for 
new standard 

The Accounting Standards 
Committee of the combined 
accountancy bodies will today 
launch the publication of a 
booklet — “Accounting for foe 
effects of changing prices" — ! 
which offers a basis for dis- 
cussion about the formulation 
of a new current cost account- 
ing standard. 

The existing standard, 
SSAP16, has fallen out of 
favour and in April the ASC 
recommended its withdrawaL 
The need fora new standard 
has seemed less urgent since 
the rate of inflation rell below* 
25 per cent However, should 
high rates of inflation return, 
the accountancy bodies want a 
standard in place. 

The new booklet is for more 
comprehensive than anything 
so for issued by the accounting 
profession Details, page 18 


By John Bell, City Editor 

based institutions will be forc- 
ibly repatriated, party 
documents have used assump- 
tions that no more than five 
per cent of portfolios will be 
allowed to remain invested 
abroad. 

This could mean that more 
than £30 billion would have to 
be returned to Britain, the 
Stock Exchange suggests. 

If institutions are to retain 
existing tax and other advan- 
tages, part of this inflow would 
be compulsorily invested in 
the National Investment 
Bank's loan stock. Those in- 
stitutions would probably de- 
crease their purchases of 
government stock by a 
corresponding amount, the 
study concludes. 

Thus, the principal effect of 
repatriation would be an ex- 
change of overseas equity, 
holdings for domestic ones. 

Distortions would be cre- 
ated m the stock market as 
institutions sought to preserve 
their international exposure 
by buying shares in multi- 
nationals and exporting 
companies. 

“In addition to reducing 
UK. equity yields, the capital 
inflows can be expected to 
depress UK interest rates. 
These two factors are likely to 


combine with concern over 
the direction of Government 
policy to discourage overseas 
investment in the UK market 
in the event of a Labour 
administration," foe study 
says. 

It takes the view also that 
London' position as a finan- 
cial centre may suffer as a 
result of the policies proposed 
by Labour — “The reduced 
attractiveness - of the UK to 
foreign, investors and com- 
panies could be detrimental.” 

The most damaging conclu- 
sion in the 44 pages is that 
there are severe doubts as to 
the need for a state-sponsored 
investment bank. 

The conditions attaching to 
NIB finance could themselves 
act as a disincentive to those 
who might otherwise seek 
funds from the bank. These 
strings will probably include 
the requirement to draw up a 
business plan acceptable not 
just to management but also 
to the Government and 
workforce. 

Matters such as levels of 
employment, profit and cash 
flow forecasts as well as 
information on research 
would have to be disclosed to 
union representatives. 


When the number crunch- 
ing was over the TSB share 
offer attracted more than twice 
as many applicants as British 
Telecom — dabbed “the 
people's share." 

Perhaps it was the TSff’s 
own billing as the steal of the 
century that brought almost 5 
million applications for shares 
(writes Lawrence Lever). 

The overwhelming response 
has delayed the first day of 
dealings by two days to Octo- 
ber 10. 

The picture above shows 
two TSB officials storing 


share applications at the Mid- 
land Bank’s, Chiswell St 
Branch in the City. They are 
Mr Gordon Stnrrock (left) a 
TSB security officer and Mr 
Martin HolUer, head of new 
issues, pile crates of ipptic a- i 
turns bead high. 

Share applications worth 
£55 billion were sent in, 
making the offer se ven tu nes 
oversubscribed. The TSB wfl] 
initially have 3 million 
shareholders. 

Two millio n share ap- 
plicants have been left out in 
the cold. 


Pressure for a politically 
damaging rise in base rates 
will intensify this week, after 
foe failure of foe leading 
industrialized countries to 
agree new initiatives to hold 
exchange rates steady. 

The consensus was that, in 
foe absence of concrete new 
measures, there is nothing to 
stop the dollar's slide resum- 
ing. and foe pound's foil 
continuing. 

At their meeting on Sat- 
urday. the seven leading 
industrialized countries — foe 
US. Britain, West Germany, 
Japan, France, Canada ana 
Italy — agreed to focus on foe 
medium-term task of achiev- 
ing growth and stability for foe 
world economy, partly 
through the reduction of large 
payments imbalances. 

The Chancellor, Mr Nigel 
Lawson, said yesterday: “The 
last few days have seen an 
almost unhealthy preoccupa- 
tion, in foe markets and the 
Press, with very short-term 
concerns. It is time to revert to 
a longer perspective.” 

But Mr Lawson's attempt to 
steer foe speculators away 
from sterling looks doomed to 
failure. The foreign exchange 
markets had been waiting for 
foe outcome of foe weekend 
meetings and, because they 
■contained nothing new, seem 
certain to resume their attack, 
both on foe dollar and the 
pound. 


British officials at the meet- 
ings here said the Chancellor 
had not come to Washington 
in foe expectation of a deal to 
prop up sterling. 

The key to the weekend 
meetings was West Germany’s 
determination to remove the 
question of interest rate cuts 
by the Bundesbank from foe 
international arena. The fi- 
nance minister, Herr Gerhard 
Stoltqnberg. appears to have 
persuaded foe US Treasury 
Secretary. Mr James Baker, 
that public statements on the 
need for lower rates in West 
Germany are counter- 
productive. 

Mr Lawson faces a difficult 
task. If the pound's slide 
continues, then this would 
threaten to send inflation 
higher in foe run-up to the 
General Election. 

But if he acts by pushing up 
rates — and some City econo- 
mists argue that a two-point 
increase from the present 10 
percent level could be needed 
— the liming could hardly be 
worse with foe approach of the 
Conservative Party con- 
ference and foe British Gas 
flotation in November. 

The bland statement issued 
by the Group of Seven coun- 
tries late on Saturday hardly 
concealed foe big policy dif- 
ferences which remain be- 
tween the US and Europe. 

FnO statement, page 22 


IMF forecasts UK 
deficit of £900m 


New gilts market to 
have second dry run 


By Richard Thomson 


Channel Tunnel should 
make £154m in first year 


By Lawrence Lever 


Modest rates of interest and 
inflation underpin the finan- 
cial projections for the Chan- 
nel Tunnel, according to the 
pathfinder prospectus pub- 
lished today. The prospectus 
paves the way for a £200. 
million private placing to raise 
the second tranche of equity 
for the project. 

The prospectus, which cau- 
tions that investment in the 
project “should be regarded at 
this stage as speculative," 
assumes a base rate of 9 per 
cent for the .financial 
projections. 

These projections — which 
estimate a profit of £154 
million in the first year the 
Channel Tunnel becomes op- 


erational — also assume that 
the project’s costs and rev- 
enues will be increased by 
between 3.5 and 6 percent as a 
result of in flation. 

Eurotunnel, the Anglo- 
French consortium chosen to 
implement the Channel Tun- 
nel project, has estimated foal 
its interest and financing costs 
will come to just over £1 
billion. 

The prospectus also makes 
it clear foal the banks, which 
have agreed in principle to 
provide £5 billion in loans and 
standby facilities, do not re- 
gard themselves as under any 
legal responsibility to fulfil 
their commitments. 


Another dress rehearsal for 
the new gilts market is to be 
held on October 18, a week 
before foe market opens. The 
first rehearsal last Saturday 
went smoothly, foe Bank of 
England said over the 
weekend. 

None of foe participants 
reported breakdowns in foe 
system, though minor prob- 
lems had emerged, which 
would need correcting before 
foe market opens on October 
27. 

The rehearsal included foe 
27 new market-makers, foe 
interdealer brokers, foe Bank 
of England and the Central 
Gilts Office, where inter-mar- 
ket deals are processed. 

The next rehearsal will be a 
bigger test for foe dealers' 


US move into 
Grand Met 

One major source of the 
recent heavy buying of shares 
in Grand Metropolitan Hotels 
has declared his hand. 

Mr Charles Knapp, the 
American financier, con- 
firmed at foe weekend that he 
has built up a stake of nearly 5 
percent 

He has twice approached Sir 
Stanley Grinsiead, chairman 
of Grand Metropolitan, with a 
view to buying the group's 
hotel interests. But despite 
Knapp's offer of up to $900 
million in cash (£6429 mil- 
lion), Grand Metropolitan has 
been unwilling to begin seri- 
ous discussions. 

Grand Met shares were 
among foe most heavily 
traded last week, amid 
speculation of moves to buy 
and break up the group. 


processing systems, because it 
will include a trial run for the 
equity markets. 

The practice dealing session 
on Saturday morning was 
“very successful” the Bank 
said. 

Mr Ken Sinclair, bead of the 
Barclays de Zoete Wedd gilts 
team, said: “We discovered a 
number of things that needed 
to be put right" 

“They tended to be foe 
smaller things, often caused by 
people's unfamiliarity with 
the technology. Without foe 
equity market as well the 
systems were not fully tested." 

There has been concern 
among foe 27 new market- 
makers that some will not be 
deemed ready by the Bank to 
join the market 


SIEMENS 


The International Monetary 
Fund sees only a modest 
upturn in world growth next 
year and is gloomy about 
prospects for Britain. Its latest 
World Economic Outlook, 
published in Washington yes- 
terday, sees growth in Britain 
remaining sluggish and a shift 
into deficit on foe balance of 
payments. 

The IMF's balance of pay- 
ments prediction for Britain is 
particularly embarrassing for 
the Treasury, which has been 
insisting that the underlying 
current account position re- 
' mains strong, despite a run of 
gloomy trade figures. 

IMF projections are for a 
current account deficit of $1.3 
billion (£900 million) next 
year, after a surplus of $23 
billion this year. This would 
be the first full-year balance of 
payments deficit since 1979. 

Growth in foe industrial 
countries is expected to av- 
erage 3.1 per cent next year, 
after 27 per cent growth this 
year. But Britain is expected to 
grow at a rate of only 2J per 
cent, after 24 per cent this 
year. 

The IMF forecasters do not 
believe West German claims 
of a strong upturn in the 
economy next year. Growth is 


expected to continue at foe 
same 3 per cent pace as this 
year. But a pick-up, from 27 
to 3.5 per cent, is expected in 
foe US. 

Pan of foe difference be- 
tween US and West German 
growth rates next year comes 
from foe expectation that 
there will be no widening of 
the US current account deficit 
— it is forecast to be $123 
billion both this year and next 
while the West German sur- 
plus declines from $30.8 bil- 
lion to $25.5 billion. The 
Japanese surplus is also fore- 
cast to decline modestly, from 
$827 billion to $74.1 billion. 

Inflation in the industrial 
countries is expected to edge 
down from 3.3 to 11 percent, 
on average. In Britain, foe rate 
is forecast at 3.7 per cent next 
year, from 3.8 per cent 

The IMF expects foe biggest 
payments imbalances to con- 
tinue. “While foe exchange 
rate changes that have taken 
place in the last 18 months 
have succeeded in arresting 
and partially reversing foe 
earlier unsustainable trends in 
external positions," foe re- 
ports says, “they will not be 
sufficient by themselves to 
restore a fully viable pattern of 
payments balances in the 
three largest countries.” 


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Property Holdings. Bredero 
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i ng, Early's of W itney, 
Inchcapc, George Ingham, 
Kwik-Fil (Tyres & Exhausts), 
John Menzies, Rugby Port- 
land Cement, Sag Furniture, 
United Friendly Insurance. 
Frank Usher, Watts, Blake, 
Bearne, Rex Williams Leisure, 
Wills Group. Finals: A B 
Electronic Products, C H Bai- 
ley, Dunton Group, FII 
Group, Lysander Petroleum, 
R H Mortey. Process Systems. 
TOMORROW - Interims: 
Amari. Aifculhnot Dollar In- 
Trust Arbuthnot Japan 


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Biomechanics International 
Cussins Property Group, 
Davidson Pearce Group, 
Dencora. Falcon Industries, 
Jacques Vert, KCA Drilling 
Group, Laing Properties. 
Northern Engineering In- 
dustries, Polymark Inter- 
national Tbuigar Bardex 


(amended), Worcester Group. 
Finals: Baillie Gifford Japan 

Trust, Framlington Managed 
Portfolio (dividend), 
Sbandwick, Thromgorton Se- 
cured Growth Trust 
WEDNESDAY — Interims: 
BSG International Foseco 
Minsep, KJeinwoft Benson 
(Guernsey), MY Holdings, 
TR City of London Trust. 
Finals: Abingwortb, A 
Beckman, Kleinwort 
Development Fluid, Synapse 
Computer Services. 
THURSDAY - Interims: 
Brown & Jackson, Ealing 
Electro-Optics, Empire Stores 
(Bradford), Erith, Etam, 


Group. Lilleshall Albeit Mar- 
tin Holdings, PLM- Finals: 
Galliford, S R Gent, HTV 
Group, MitcbeD Cotts. 
FRIDAY - Interims: Inter- 
national Investment Trust of 
Jersey. Scottish Television. 
Finals: Lawtex, Ulster Tele- 
vision (dividend). 


Months of speculation 
aided on Friday when China 
opened in Shanghai its first 
Stock Exchange since 1949. 

The move canght many 
Western observers by sur- 
prise. In the last year some 
Western and Chtoese analysts 
had predicted a Stock Market 
woold open soon in the south- 
ern coxmnefciai center of Ckn- 

ton, near Hong Kong. Other 
observers believed such a mar- 
ket was years a way. 

Articles In foe official CK- 
■ nese press and in Chinese 
journals had debated foe mer- 
its of a Chinese stock market 
for some fose. 

For some, foe opening of the 
new exchange meant nostalgia 
for foe days when Shanghai 
was one of Asia's premier 
financial cesters. 

The tension and foe at- 
mosphere remind one of foe 


From Robert Grieves, Peking 

old Stock Exchange, a veteran 
Chinese financier told People's 
DoBy. 

The opening of foe new 
exchange comes in the wake at 
several economic mflestones in 
the country's development — 
China's first bankruptcy since 
the - Communist revolution, 
experiments with a nation- 
wide bond market and foe 
introduction of an inter-bank 
lending system. 

On Friday h und r eds of peo- 
ple lined up early at the front 
gate of foe Jingan branch of 
Shanghai's industrial and 
commercial bank to buy foe 
stocks of two companies, the 
Yangzhong Industrial 
Corporation and and Feile 
Acoustics Corporation. 

The shares, with a face 
value of SO yuan (£9-24) each, 
were sold at 54 yuan (£10) a 
Yangzhong share and 55Ji 


yuan (£10.29) a Feile share. 
Within half an hoar of open- 
ing, afl 700 Feile shares on 
sale and 350 of foe 450 
Yangzhong shares had been 
sold. 

Since Janaary 1985, 
Yaagzhong has issned shares 
worth 5 million .yaan 
(£925000). 

Following its lead, and that 
of die Shanghai Vacuum Elec- 
tric Engineering Company, 
more than 740 other enter- 
prises have begtm issuing 
stocks. To date more than 100 
minio n yuan (£1&5 million) 
has been raised throagh stock 
offerings in Shanghai 

The prices of the stocks are 
set at a floating rate, and all 
dealings are in cash. Mr Hn 
Rntqoan, deputy manager of 
foe Shanghai Trust and 
Investment Company, said: 
“The market is regulated by 
foe People's Bank of China**. 



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18 



BUSINESS AND FINANCE 


THE TIMES MONDAY SEPTEMBER 29 1986 


Hutchison chief appeals 
against insider’ ruling 


From Stephen Leather, 
Hong Kong 

One of Hong Kong's richest 
and most powerful business- 
men goes into court today in a 
bid to clear his name. 

Li Ka-shing — whose 
Hutchison Whampoa trading 
group is negotiating with 
Britain's Pearson Group over 
possible commercial links - 
was branded as an insider 
dealer by the Crown Colony's 
Insider Dealing Tribunal in 
April this year. 

Insider dealing is not a 
criminal offence in Hong 
Kong, and no penalties are 
imposed. 

All that happened when Li 
Ka-shing, chairman of 
Hutchison and the Cheung 
Kong trading group, and Mr 
Geo ige Magnus, his deputy 
chairman, and three other 
directors. Mr George Zang. 
Mr Albert Chow and Chow 
Chin-wo. were named as 
Hong Kong's first culpable 
inside dealers was that they 
suffered acute 

embarrassment. 

Certainly the label of "in- 
sider trader" is a source of 
great shame for self-made 



Li Ka-shing: Money is do 
object in clearing his name 

billionaire Li Ka-shing, but his 
appearance in the Supreme 
Court today is more than just 
a matter of saving face. Before 
the end of the decade he wants 
at least one quarter of 
Hutchison's income to come 
from overseas — hence the 
talks with Pearson. 

The last thing he wants is to 
be thought of in the City and 
Wall Street as the first man in 
Hong Kong to be named as an 
insider dealer. 

Therefore he is prepared to 


pay whatever price is nec- 
essary to clear his name and 
has flown over three of 
Britain's top QCs who hope to 
persuade a judge to set aside 
the tribunal's findings, if they 
do not win in the hearing, they 
will take the battle to the 
Court of AppeaL 

The insider dealing con- 
troversy surfaced over die sale 
early in 1984 of 55 million 
shares in a companycaDed 
International City Holdings 
which were sold by a Cheung 
Kong subsidiary named 
Starpeace. 

International City Holdings 
had set up a HKS900 million 
(£7$ million) property deal 
with a China-funded company 
called Ever Bright Industrial 
which contained a six-month 
escape clause which only the 
companies involved — and 
Cheung Kong - knew about. 

The deal went sour and’j 
Ever Bright pulled out This 
was a big blow to confidence 
in Hong Kong and the Inter- 
national City share price 
slumped. But not before the 
Cheung Kong subsidiary had 
sold International City shares 
worth HK$39 million. 


This xtrertisem cot is issued in 


with the requirements of the Council of 


The 

RAD AMEC GROUP PLC 

( Incorporated in England under the Companies AOs 3 MS to 2970 
No. U98347 

Placing 

by 

Lazard Brothers & Co., Limited 

of 3,150,000 Ordinary Shares of 5p each at 90p per share 
Share capital 

Issued and to 

Authorised be issued fully paid 

£ £ 
1,000,000 in Ordinary Shares of 5p each 750,000 

275,000 in 9*4 per cent Cumulative Redeemable Preference 275,000 

Shares of £l each 


The Badam ec group designs, manufactures and markets products based on specialised high 
technology expertise in electronics and in precision mechanical engineering for both military and 
civil applications. 

Application has been made to the Council of The Stock Exchange far the grant of p erm ission 
to deal in the Ordinary Shares of Radamec Group PLC in die Unlisted Securities Market It is 
emphasised that no application has been made far these securities to be admitted to listing. 

A pro p ortion of the shares being placed has been offered to, and is available through, the market 
at the date of this advertisement, ft is anticipated that dealings will commence on Monday, 
6th October. 1986. 

Particulars relating to the Radamec group are available In the Extel Statistical Services and copies 

; normal business hours on any weekday (Saturdays 
.from: 


of the Prospectus may be obtainedaurmg normal busin 
and public holidays excepted) up to and Including 13th 

Lazard Brothers & Co* Limited 

21 Moot-fields, 

London EC2P2HT 

29th September, 1986 


October, 1986, 


Cazenove & Co. 
12 Tbkenhouse Yard, 
London EC2R 7 AN 


A seat on 
the board 
spurs US 
soccer fan 

By Cliff F^ftham 

Peace has broken out be- 
tween the American football 
fan who owns a big slice of 
Tottenham Hotspur, the only 
dub listed on the Stock Ex- 
change, and the board, which 
has been keeping a wary eye 
on his attacking moves. 

Mr Irving Brown, who left 
England to make a fortune in 
property in the US, is, flying 
into London at the Invitation 
of the club directors to watcb 
the match against Luton on 
Saturday. 

Mr Brown, who owns 14 per 
cent of the club's shares, is 
hoping for a win to com- 
pensate for what is expected to 
be a less-than-happy day when 
Tottenham announces its 
financial results for the year. 

M I think they will have lost 
money," Mr Brown said. "But 
I still think my in vestment has 
bera worthwhile. I buy the 
shares whenever they drop — 
and they have done that often 
enough." 

Since the shares were sold at 
lOOp three years ago, they 
have suffered almost as many 
setbacks as the team. The 
shares, which have fallen Co 
50p in the past, are now 
changing hands at 73p. 

The performance has dis- 
appointed Mr Paul Bobroff 
the club's chairman, and Mr 
Irving Scholar, the property 
entrepreneur, who master- 
minded the flotation. 

Their plans to expand the 
company through property 
developments and merchan- 
dising provide the key to the 
dub's future. But events on 
and off the field have not 
given them breathing space. 

The ban on teams taking 
part in European football has 
bitten into revenue and is 
reflected by a drop in atten- 
dances. In the first half of last 
year, Tottenham reported a 
pretax loss of £528,000. It was 
expected to have a better 
second half but the company 
will still finish in the red. 

Mr Brown says he has 
plenty of ideas on the property 
front to help his team but his 
overtures — particularly for a 
seat on the board — have 
always met with stout defen- 
sive play by Mr Bobroff and 
his colleagues who control 40 
per cent of the shares. 

Mr Brown added: "I have 
considerable stock in die com- 
pany and I think they realize 
that they have to . treat me 
right ' 


r ANALYSIS J 

Balanced way to standard 
on inflation act 


The Accounting Standards 
Committee is having another 
shot at producing a definitive 
standard on, inflation 
accounting. This week, it 
intends to publish a booklet 
with its proposals on how a 
new standard may be 
formulated. 

After the fuss and 
embarrassment over SSAP 
16, the accountancy bodies 
are taking no- chances. This 
document will be in the 
nature of a discussion paper 
and allows full consultation 
with all interested parties 
before any new standard is 
drafted. 

It will nevertheless, con- 
tain proposals for current 
cost asset valuation which, it 
is hoped, will overcome the 
deficiencies of the historical 
cost method -while allowing 
flexibility. It is likely to allow 
a choice of two concepts of 
capital maintenance: com- 
panies can choose to opt for 
maintaining their operating 
capital or their financial cap- 
ital. The distinction between 
these concepts is described in 
the inset section. 

More difficult to overcome 
is the objection to current 
cost accounting since it relies 
on asset values which are 
bound to have an dement of 
subjectivity. 

Assets will be revalued 
using an index. The choice of 
index will be subjective, 
while the index itself is ' 
unlikely to be free from 
distortion. During a period of 
rapid technological change, at 
least pert of the rise in an 
index will be a reflection of 
improvements in the quality 
of some of its constituents. 

And there will always be 
.the objector who views any 
index as be might regard a 
sausage: the more he knows 
about what went into it, the 
less be likes it. But if the 
proposals give a useful result, 
perhaps the prize of greater 
usefulness can compensate . 
for reduced objectivity and 
the inadequacy of indices. 

The search for a satisfac- 
tory method of accounting 
for changing prices is not too 
invent at the moment When 
inflation is only 2.4 per cent 
prices double only every 29 
years. At an inflation rate of 5 
per cent however, prices 
double every. 14 years — so 
that even apparently low 



A glance at historical cost 

” _ __nt _+nl (mm life nriofn 


Current cost accounting Consider the entrepreneur 
seeks to enable businesses to who wishes to start his own 
maintain the real raise of their -business, selling electrical 
capital assets. When the as- appliances. He begins with no 

sets are worn oat they must be assets other than one fashing 
replaced, often at mw h higher machine which cost him £100 
prices than, they cost wholesale. His capital is 
"• ally. therefore £100. Drag tas 

fw mmU iw statements accounting period, be sells the 
the historical cost machine for £150, making an 
convention, the depredation historical surplus of £50. 
charge against the profit and Meantime, inflation has 
loss account, based on the been running at 10 per cent 
original aqimition cost, wOl but the wholesale cost of 
be insufficient often to replace washing machines went up by 
the asset. The profit will be 20 per cent, to £120 per 
overstated and the machine, 
shareholders' capital wfll not If the trader treats the whole 

be preserved. of the £50 graphs as his p ifit, 


he will still leave his original 
mono capital of £100 Id foe 
business. But he will find It 
difficult to continue trading 
without borrowing because Us 
original capital is no longer' 
enough to buy another 

To conserve his . r .. 

assets, he needs to retain. 

in the business, ^ving a profit 
of £30. He therefore maintains 
his operating capital. 

He may however, be content 
to conserve his financial cap- 
ital. Based on a general rate of 
inflation of 10 per cent, this 
means be would leave £110 in . 
the business Spring »£40profi« 


inflation rales can have a 
significant cumulative effect. 

Low inflation may not last 
A different government may 
deride that redistribution of 
wealth and an increase in 
social security benefits are its 
priorities, regardless of the 
effect on inflation. - 

Historical cost accounts 
may be perfectly adequate for 
the purposes of Tunning a 
business when there is no, or 
low inflation. But in times of 
rapidly changing prices 
historical cost accounts have 
severe limitations. They dis- 
tort the undertying profit 
trend. 

Dividends, which appear 
to be covered up to three 


times by profits, may hardly 
.be covered at all on a current 
cost basis. The chart shows 
how, in 1982, a sample of 
British companies thought it 
was paying out 50 per cent of 
earnings, but on a current 
cost basis was paying out 130 
per cent. Dividend payments 
exceeded earnings. 

Return on capital em- 
ployed is flattered by histori- 
cal cost accounts. Assets may 
cost significantly more to 
replace than the depreciated 
values shown on the balance 
sheet If the return on capital 
used were to be calculated on 
the cost of new assets, the 
business would look mud 
less profitable. ,■ 


Using 1982 for illustrative 
purposes, the chart shows 
that the companies which 
thought they were earning an 
average return on capital of 
nearly 15 per cent on an 
historical cost basis were, m - 
fact, making 'only half that on 
a current cost basis. 

Other distortions can oc- ' 
cur. What appears to be a 
tiring profit trend nfay, on 
adjustment for inflation, be a 
Ming real trend. 

It is possible that inflation 
could return to double fig- 
ures.Ifthis happens, accoun- 
tancy bodies are determined 
not to be caught unawares. 

Carol Feignson 




it 


BRITISH NUCLEAR FUELS PLC 


T H E Y EAR I N R E V I E W 


A review of the Company’s 
performance and prospects by new 
Chairman Christopher Harding, 


661 have one immediate 
objective for the group, to 
combine business success 
zuith public acceptability. 9 9 


CHRISTOPHER HARDING, CHAIRMAN. 



British Nuclear Fuels saw 
turnover increase by some 15% to - 
£629M, with home sales improving by 
over 21% to £507M. Exports stood at 
£L22M, only 5% lower than the record 
level set in 1985, while investment rose 
from £367M to £446M in 1986. 

Despite an increase in turnover of 
£84M, the pre-tax profit is down to 
£44M from £68M last year and the 
dividend is lowered to £82M. 

There were two main reasons for 
the downturn. Additional provisions 
were needed for the cost of encapsulat- 
ing, storing and disposing of waste and 
for improvements in effluent treatment 
facilities. The new Fuel Handling 
Plant has taken longer than expected 
to come up to the desired production 
levels. It was one of the biggest and 
most complex construction projects 
ever undertaken at Sellafield 
and commissioning operations have 
reflected its complexity 


FINANCIAL DIGEST 



1986 

£M 

1985 

£M 

TURNOVER 

629 

545 

EXPORTS 

122 

12S 

PROFIT BEFORE TAX 

44 

68 

PROFIT AFTERTAX 

34 

54 

DIVIDEND 

&2 

16JI 

INVESTMENT 

446 

367 

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES 

16,285 

15,678 


u On construction and research 
and development we shall be 
spending over £1M every day far the 
next ten years,” 

The commissioning of SKEP - 
The Site Ion Exchange Effluent Plant- 
has halved low level radioactive 
effluent discharges at SeUafield. Our 


aim is to bring these levels down to as 
near zero as makes no difference. To 
achieve this, new plants have already 
been approved which are due to come 
on stream in the early 1990’s. 


“Our investment programmeand 
healthy order book provide jobs for 
16,000 people and underwrite the 
jobs of some 50,000 more ” 


Our business prospects look 
extremely encouraging. We recently 
signed contracts with the Central 
Electricity Generating Board and the 
South of Scotland Electricity Board, to 
undertake reprocessing work in the 
Thermal Oxide Reprocessing Plant- 
THORP - when it is commissioned in 
the next decade. These contracts, 
together with those already signed by 
overseas customers are worth over 
£4,000M during the first ten years of 
the plant’s operation. 


“It must be emphasised, that no cost 
reductions zviti.be made at the 
expense of safety. Indeed, we do not 
have a business unless we have a 
safe business. 99 


The public quite rightly expects 
us to meet the tightest safety and 
environmental standards, even more 
stringent than in other industries. We 
accept that The public also expects 
nuclear power to remain competitive. 
So we must look for constant 
improvements in our operations. 

The public needs to know all 
about us. That is the reason we have 
initiated an advertising campaign 
which invites people to see Sellaftekl 
for themselves, hi doing this we are 
pursuing our aim of not only being 
open, but of being seat to be open. 


“Chernobyl -there are lessons we 
can all learn. ” 


Even though Chemobyi-type 
reactors would not be allowed to 


operate in this country and though the 
BNFL Group itself is a relatively minor 
reactor operator we are obviously 
keen to find out what went wrong and 
to share the knowledge gained on the 
effects of radiation. 


“We cart meet the nation’s need for 
inexpensive electricity without 
exhausting our reserves of fossil fud? 


The demand for energy is 
expected to increase by 2 per cent per 
annum to meet the needs of an 
expanding world population. At that 
rate the probable reserves of oil and 
gas will run out sometime around the 
middle of the next century, while the 
world’s coal is estimated to run out not 
much later Renewable energy sources 
are expected to meet only a small 
fraction of the world’s requirements. 

By contrast there is an almost 
limitless supply of uranium. 
Consequently nuclear energy will 
continue to be in demand. The import-- 
ance of cheap nuclear-powered 
electricity to Britain cannot be under- 
stated. But we have to take the public 
with us. We must make every effort to 

inform them that this 

industry has integrity, 
is safe, efficient 
and beneficial. 



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THE TIMES MONDAY SEPTEMBER 29 1986 


USM REVIEW 




n • •• ... .. y vwiyi i iu. v ii— w y j 

* Smaller companies will still 
I play big part after big bang 


i L -iV 
r-iV' 


What is the fiiture of the. USM reduce the number of stocks 
in the new world? Will big where they make markets 
bang represent the end of a where- there is low turnover 
two-way market in smaller but this is in anticipation .of 
companies and USM shares, . the increased number of mar- 
aud are brokers and instim- ket makers 'operating in this 
tional investors’ attitudes to- area, 
wards their involvement at Several new fimmpra ] ser- 
this end of the market chang- vice groups are offering -a 
mg as. a result of the more house market malting facility 


reduce the number of stocks institutions to take a more on capital invested and while- 
where they make markets selective view on small com-' this a the case, there will be no 
where- there is low turnover pany holdings — there -has unwillingness on the part of 
but this is in anticipation .of been more discrimination on investors to be players in this 
the increased number of mar- the buying side and disposals market. 


Search for 

ill still oncosts 

i less, says 

^ Dailg new study 

on capital invested and while- r 

this is the case, there wfll be no Energy Correspondent 

unwillingness on the part of ofl exploration can still be 
investors to be players in this pntfitablein many areas of the 


BUSINESS AND FINANCE 


BUSINESS AND FINANCE 


: COMMENT 1 


TSB lottery puts little 
value on privatization 


competitive environment? 

Recent press reports on the 
subject make very gloomy 
reading bat many of the City 
fraternity believe the prob- 
lems have been exaggerated. 

The definition ofa smaller 
company has been tradition- 


ket mak e r s operating in ' this of those shares in which they 
area. „ have no long-term investment 

Several new financial set _ interest. For the sellers to have 
vice groups are offering -a been successful, there must 
house market malting facility have been institutional buy- 
as part of the service , to their era. 


world even at prices below die 


corporate clients and extend- 
ing their range to indude other 
stocks which compliment 
other areas of their business 
such as research. 


There are about 20 special- 
ist smaller company unit changes. at what the company describes 

ffis^r a y p^s°of “" Bex,ec,ed 

their new money to smaller Sk The ‘ nitial re P° rt h»ks at 

clients. There 15 no evidence J® operating and capital costs in 

that these funds are now research and dis- arefliS aad 

companies - if anything there . The detailed report win be 

are signs that the Background SJSi published next mouth and 

may actually be more “S^totttemeffiaemaB SmdatedWterh-. 
fevouraWei now than has been ^ ^ L rcduced to Ga^^^KST says: 

the case for some months. - "Already a decline in the cost 

Several large institutions * Je meantone jjp^s ?r rf^grathm^nd develop- 

have launched new smaller J?: ™ £ mentis becoming apparent as 

mnmanv fiinds this summer smaller companies should be 


Several brokers and - finan- current depressed rates, 
rial groups who intend to be according to Gaffney Cline, 
leading -players m -the- new the energy consultancy, 
world have committed extra Using data from the 
resources to small companies company’s experience over the 
over the last few months in past 25 years in the ofl and gasr 
preparation for the coming business, a new report arrives 
changes. > at what the company describes 

Ac urith their lartw « an “unexpected 


There is no- shortage of clients. There is no evidence 
market makers to cover the th«n these funds are now 


I hi 


afiy .a marker capitalization of gamma stocks but since it will ' unwilling to invest in small 
under £50 million but from be unusual to find more than companies — if anything there 
next month, all stocks whether two per individual stock, mar- are signs that the background 
USM or Big Board with a ket making in this area will may actually be more 
market capitalization of less probably be less competitive favourable now than has been 
than £100 million wfll be than in the alpha and beta the case for some months, 
traded as gamma stocks. stocks. The environment is Several large institutions 


These will encompass more therefore relatively promising, have bunched new smaller 


than 2.500,000 listed securi- On, the institutional side, company funds this summer 5““® *®j, n 

lies* (compared with 500 beta reports of widespread dis- and they win be joined this Mscouniea 

stocks and 60 alpha stocks) posals of smaller company week by no less an institution 

f and therefore represent the stocks are not a fair reflection than the Prudential. Small 

majority of quoted stocks. of what has happened. The companies continue to offer 


The initial report looks at 


nted- »ew ideas and methods for 

producing ofl and gas are 

Isabel Unsworth introdneed. The need to “do 

things differently” will farther 


The man interviewed in the queue 
outside the Trustee Savings Bank had 
it right- 4 *!! the Government is giving 
money away,” he said, 44 ! want my 
share.” It has been fun. like a national 
lottery in which the prizes may be 
small, but there are plenty of them. 
And the Treasury does not take a cut. 
But what has it to do with 
privatization? 

In theory, the sale of shares in the 
TSB has been the purest example of 
privatization. The Government de- 
cided that no-one owned the banks. So 
the question of state asset sales and 
the motive of raising revenue did not 
arise. In those circumstances, the 
virtues of privatization should be 
wholly to the fore. In practice, the 
form of the TSB sale undermines 
some of those virtues. 

Transferring state-controlled com- 
panies to the private sector com- 
mands general public acceptance, 
because 11 combines common sense 


moving the TSBs into the private 
sector are so compelling that even the 
Labour Party has not threatened to 
renationalizc them. Unfortunately, 
the idea acquired a bureaucratic 
momentum — familiar to those who 
live near Stansted — that saw logical 
difficulties as mere obstacles to the 
conventional privatization process. 

When Treasury lawyers decided no- 
one owned the banks, this was 
enshrined in legislation, so that sales 
proceeds would go into the TSB. with 
little view to the consequences. To 
maintain the usual pattern, a massive 
caspital-raising exercise was mounted, 
not because the TSB needs the money, 
but to dilute the giveaway. 

Finally, the Law Lords ruled that 
the TSBs had belonged to organs of 
the state before the 19S5 TSB Act. By 
then, however, the bargain launch had 
been booked as a taster to the more 
important and difficult flotation of 
British Gas. The Solicitor General 


2L2-SJ “ w2= 


-J. 4 '* Tbe traditional jobbers summer months saw a heavy above average prospects for smaller companies unit at effective methods in the 
:ti. ajifl have taken the opportunity to flow of new issues causing the growth in profits and return Phillips & Drew. \ industry, both onshore and 

offshore. 

“There is now a great 

-■ ; i ; *:?' NATIONAL: The rompany has reporting for the 14 months . 10 F^Equrpment’s&ctory at St SSdSSIIStaiLiiS 


says that managers are likely to do 
better if their decisions are not 
routinely subjected to the adversarial 


between the Government or Crown, 
which can hold or sell property, and 
ownership by the state, which merely 


INTER- • JACQMAJfc The company is 
1 pany has reporting for tbe 14 months to 
swick Di- March 31, 1986, compared with 


Holbeach, Lincolnshire, is to 


vV;;** 1 


• ENGLISH TRUST GROUP: •COLINE INTER- • JACQMAJfc The company is •HESTAIR PLG Hestair 

An agreed offer is to be made by NATIONAL: Tbe company has reporting for tbe 14 months to Farm Equipment’s factory at 
Phoenix Securities (on behalf of acquired from theBeswick Di- March 31, 1986, compared with Holbeach, Lincolnshire, is to 
Pkbanken, a Swedish bank) for vision of Dubilier the product the previous 12 months. Turn- dose at the end of October, 
the group. Terms: 1 80p cash for rights and assets of hs test-probe over £2.7 million (£2.4 million). Talks are on to sell the freehold 
each ordinary share, valuing operation for £285,000 cash. Pretax loss £691,000 (loss property and other assets. 
English Trust at £37.6 million. Tbe net book value of the assets £290,000). Loss per share 89.55p A gr eement has also been 
The board will unanimously beine acamredai Sent. 30 : 1985 (earnings 0.66pX readied to seD the Bettinson 


The board will unanimously being acquired at SepL 30. 1 985. (earnings 0.66p) 


rent conditions afford, particu- 
larly within those 
organizations which can take a 
roedrem to long term view of 
the industry.” 


politics and subordinated to macro- gives Parliament the right to say what 
economic policy. Economic logic says should happen to iL Constitutional 


recommend all holders to was £235,000, with £50,000 • PETROCON GROUP: First drill range to P J Panniter and 

being payable for goodwill, half Q f iggg. interim dividend Hestai r ** “I s ® negotiating 

• BRI TISH PETROLEUM • S CASKET (HOLDINGS): halved to In navabJe on Nov a manag e m ent buyout of the 
OF AUSTRALIA: Half-year to Total dividend unchanged at 10. Turnover £6.97 million S t a nhay/Webb pre cision sced- 

^Tr-^YrSr 1 2Jp for the year to June 30. (£6.63 million). Pretax loss ? lH . buaa * ss pann 

mMcm (£49 imnion). agamst a Turnover £20.45 million 031,000 (£765,000 profit). Loss Equipments other factory at 

minion). Pretax profit po- share 4.53p(7.6^^ungs). Exiting, Newmarket. 

.ELBAR INDUSTRIAL: .GROVEBOXGROUP:^ 


to AbsS 1.14 billion. BP attrib- oer share 3 12o (5 «)n). • ELBAR INDUSTRIAL: • aKOVEBELL GROUP: JTie 

uted tbe deficit to major stock * CONTINUOUS ' ST A Rrsl half of 19 &>- Pretax loss [qoP 16 *“ ntwnhs ,10 

groused by itewmid drop toSSST cSSSets tate ^ODOfloas m Turn- Sept- 30, 


in the oil price.' * _ salerf €wSTh& S^"(£22J3 date, on the 9 percent pirf- 

• CHRYSALIS GROUP: An STfeS^roSeJw « 10 million). Loss per share 083p ^ence shares will not be paid, 
offshoot. Chrysalis Record, has Whitechapel rSS. London, El (O^pJ. No tax (ml). Extraor- the company reports, 
bought Ensign Records for and the ^seh^d property at d™^ debit £567,000 tal). 

£488,400 cash. Ensign is a wSpd Qd The • CEMENT-ROADSTONE 

recording company, sperializbre - proceeds of £187,000 cash com- HOLDINGS: The 8 per cent 
m contemporary “rock/pop pare with a' book value of debenture stock, 1986/9 1, wfll 
material. £6S 654 . be redeemed on Dec. I, at par. 


dinary debit £567,000 foil). 
• CEMENT-ROADSTC 


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J Parmiter and # British Gas has won a 
also negotiating new consultancy contract from 
buyout of the China, where its International 
preasmn seed- Consultancy Service has al- 
ready won contracts worth 
^ factory at motion pounds to ad- 

vise on pipelines. 

. GROUP: The The new business has been 
six months to p l ace d by tire China Offshore 
ayable on that Gas U tilisa tion Corporation. 

British Gas is to provide a 
; r r bepaid '- range Of support and advice on 
______ how tbe major offshore gas , 

field in the Yinggehai Basin of 
pany TOWS tbe Sooth China Sea can be 
re 21 developed. 

Initially British Gas wfll! 
advise on overall industrial 
and marketing strategy and 
operations, terms of supply 
. _-r- 7 r— -r— r- and contract details for the 
mh L< ^ ^ areas to receive gas. These 
ww «*£«!_%_!£ include Gnandoug Province 
-1 29. 78 sr and Shen jZhen, the special 

g i5 »8 economic zone near Hong 
4* 45 38 155 Kong. EventeaDy, gas may be i 
S 48 51118 sopplied to Hoau Kang. 

.. 58 *4142 I 

f; 1 ; “a* • British Petroleum is to 

% i> 28 i 5 j take a 40 per cent stake in a 
-* 38b 27 577 new refinery in South Korea. 

It .la JJ.ilS The refinery, to be built 50 
ry .ff ** miles fiwn S«mL the capital. , 


that businesses are likely to be more 
efficient if they have to compete for 
custom, without state subsidy or 
open-ended commitments from the 
taxpayer, and compete in the market 
for capital on their merits. 


lawyers have yet lo rush forward to 
map this fascinating byway. 

As a result, there is a distortion of 
competition and a misallocation of 
resources, not simply between banks, 
but into the banking sector. Giving 


Sadly, these economic advantages away £700 million of taxpayers’ 
do not apply to the TSB. Instead of money at a time of financial strin- 
competing with banks and building gency hardly seems sensible. 


societies on equal terms, the TSB will, 
as a direct result of the sale, receive a 


The main object of transferring the 
TSBs into the private sector is. 


subsidy unprecedented for a company however, being achieved with 
making consistent profits and suffer- spectacular publicity, no doubt secur- 
ing no particular trading dis- ing a large number of permanent new 
advantage. The sale will give it £1.3 small shareholders. And, with Par- 
billion of extra capital on terms that liament on holiday, the political flak 
would enable it to compete unfairly has been surprisingly smalL 
with other companies in the financial Labour, long searching for evidence 
sector. And it has raised capital on of state assets being given away, is 


highly preferential terms. 

The arithmetic is breathtaking. 


constrained by the enthusiasm of 
unions whose members in the TSBs 


48 15 272 
21 51 97 

45 38155 

48 51 113 
58 *4142 


Under the terms of the sale, tbe new receive 1 50 free shares in addition to 
shareholders who put up £1.3 billion priority status in the sale. The 
for the TSB (half now and half in a Alliance is keen on wider share 
year’s time) will own all this money, ownership and Dr Owen even favours 
plus the estimated £900 milli on giving away shares in state companies 
existing assets of the banks. Investors to the public — a technique more 
hold high street banks in such limited sensible in this case than most 


esteem that £900 million of assets in 


this the right way 


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their hands has a market value nearer encourage wider share ownership? 
£700 million. Even so, lucky investors The Government wants people to 
will have a bargain unless the direc- associate themselves with the aims 
tors and staff of the TSB lose, and welfare of companies in which 
mismanage^ misspend or otherwise they invest The" City is already 
devalue more than half of the- £1.3 criticized for taking too short a view of 


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rels a day. 


investment- Millions morerlucky win- 
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subsidy of more than 50 per cent to of the Stock Exchange simply as 
put up new capital, in addition to somewhere to make a fast buck. 


normal dividends. The public sen- 
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STOCK EXCHANGE PRICES 



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THE TIMES TUESD AY SEPTEMBER 30 1986 . 


THE TIMES MONDAY SEPTEMBER 29 1 986 


BUSINESS AND FINANCE 


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BUSINESS AND FINANCE 


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US NOTEBOOK 


3 


A state of confusion on 
US policy for dollar 


American policy on - the 
value of the dollar is in a date 
of ■ tom disorder, and the 
markets ' are being 
“whipsawed" as contradictory 
statements are made by the 
Secretary to the Treasury, Mr 
James Baker, the duet econo- 
mist in the Department of 
Cotnrnerce, Mr Robert 
^jOrtner, and the chairman of 
the Federal Reserve Board, 
Mr Paul Volcker. , 

Meanwhile, speculation 
about possible big European 
intervention in the currency 
markets to support foe dollar 
has. encouraged a sharp 
improvement in the dollar 
this week. 

The -.trouble and confusion 
began on September 18 when 
Mr -Baker, evidently trying to 
force the Japanese and foe 
Germans into more expansive 
economic policies, announced 
that the. dollar would have to 
go down m ucfr further. 
u On Monday the dollar 
rosesharply on speculation 
about massive European 
intervention to come in sup- 
port of the dollar. There was 
no evidence, of this, but the 
currency fixtures markets in 
New York plunged. The 
December mark fell 108 
points (the December pound 
was down I9S points), the 
Swiss franc 121 points and the 
yen' 7 1 points. 

On - ‘ Tuesday the dollar 
continued to rise but ai a 
slower pace. On Wednesday 
Mr Volcker told Congress that 
the dollar had reached a point 
, at which US companies could 
compete with foreign ones, 
and that there was no need for 


From Maxwell Newton, New York 


any further decline to the 
dollar on the scale of the 
previous 12 months. 

He was contradicted by an 
unnamed. Administration 
spokesmen and by Mr Ortner, 
.who said the dollar must come 
down more. 

It appeals that Mr Volcker 
has thus thrown in his lot with 
the Bundesbank and in oppo- 
sition to the US Treasury 
which, through Mr Baker, has 
been arguing strenuously that 
a further devaluation of the 
dollar is needed. 

Support for a further major 

— and broader — devaluation 
came from the new index of 
foe trade-weighted dollar, 
-based on 1985 weights, cover- 
ing about three-quarters ofUS 
trade and published last week 
by the Manufacturers Hano- 
ver Trust 

This index — it is. much 
broader and much more up- 
to-date than the old Fed index 

— showed that the dollar has 
been devalued by no more 
than 4 per cent since the peak 
in February, 1985. Further 
evidence of high-level scep- 
ticism about the value of foe 
dollar also came from two 
banks — Morgan Stanley and 
Morgan Guaranty. 

Studies by these banks 
make it dear that foe dollar 
must move considerably 
lower before there is any 
chance of substantially easing 
foe deflationary pressiire on- 
US growth and US indnstxy. 

Mr Stephen Roach, senior 
economist at Moran Stanley, 
writes in the bank’s Economic 
Perspectives: “The Hnk be-, 
tween foreign exchange rales 


and import pries is the add 
test of the power of currency 
adjustments to evoke shifts in 
trading patterns. 

“Since import prices have 
not risen enough to redirect 
purchases back to domes- 
tically-produced goods, a pol- 
icy of 'dollar management' 
simply has not worked. Con- 
sequently. the US economy 
could well be facing a chronic 
deficit in merchandise trade. 

“This spells bad news for 
policymakers and for foe US 
manufacturers who continue 
to bank on the alluring sharp 
of foe ever-elusive J-curve." 

Morgan Guaranty in its 
Economic Quarterly, says: 
“The key trouble with 
e m brac in g a more positive 
near-term view (of foe econ- 
omy) is that, alongside the tew 
upbeat hems that can be cited, 
there continue to be a lot of 
worrisome negatives. 

“Most important of these. 

* ter, is this country's trade 

Hints. Contrary to afl hope 

generated by foe' massive 
depredation of foe dollar that 
. has occurred since early 1985, 
there is simply little" or no 
evidence yet that either export 
or import patterns are 
responding. 

“Indeed. July's $18 billion 
trade deficit, while prelimi- 
nary and subject to revision, 
emphasized fom foe nadir 
may not have been reached. 
All in all, recent trends suggest 
that foe depredation ofthe 
dollar may not have gone ter 
enough — or been broad 
enough — to alter purchasing 
decisions in a major way.” 


Another 

extension 

onPCW 

agreement 

By Alison Eadie 
■ The standstill agreement on 
litigation between Lloyd's 
names on PCW syndicates and 
potential defendants has beet 
extended yet again. 

The agreement was due to 
expire tomorrow, raising the 
Spectre of multi- milli on 
pound lawsuit by the names, 
tn fwwt it has hear extended 

on a 21-day rolling basis. The 
defendants have agreed not to 
plead Che statute of 
limitations. 

The agreement has beat 
extended, although there are 
no immediate signs ofa settle-, 
meat to the protracted PCW 
affair. Lloyd's, itself a defen- 
dant, has been working to- 
wards a settlement with both 
names and defendants, 
particularly the large brokers. 
However, the crucial stage of 
spelling oat who should pay 
what has not been reached. 
Gross losses of the PCW 
syndicates stand at £380 mil- 
lion which nets down to £235 
million after taking account of 
fnciating cash potential 

ransmrance recoveries. 

Lloyd's maintains that 
names w31 have to make a 
substantial contribution to the 
losses hot has not said how 
much. Names, whose losses 
were partly attributable to 
fraud, are unwilling to pay 
much, because they feel they 
have a very good legal case for 


The brokers are also pub- 
licly maintaining their stance 
that they have no legal liabil- 
ity for the losses. 

A further complication is 
foe allocation of losses be- 
tween individual names. 


( GILT-EDGED ) 


Stabilizing sterling is the key 


The cry at foe Bank of 
England last week was “finer* 
and it was the same ay in foe 
market as investors staggered 
to foe exits. Trade figures for 
August, foe worst, turned 
traders' dreams to ashes. 
How long ago seemed April 
with its 8.5 per cent yields. 

In retrospect, foe spring 
rally can be seen as having 
been based primarily cm 
international factors. They 
included foe tell in oil and 
other raw material, prices, a 
commitment to stringent fis- 
cal policies in most industrial 
countries and foe success of 
the Plaza Agreement. 

Lower ofl prices helped in 
foe obvious sense that they 
prompted a general down- 
ward revision of inflation 
forecasts. They also shifted 
funds away froxn oil produc- 
ers towards oil consumers, 
impoverishing short-term 
borrowers and enriching 
long-term savers. 

The history of foe United 
States yield curve tells foe 
story of changing supply and 
demand pressures in foe mar- 
ket place: At December 31, 
1985, US three-month Trea- 
sury bills yielded 7J26 per 
cent while the 30-year Trea- 
sury long bond gave a return 
of 9.27 per cent By May, foe 
bill yield was 99 basis points 
down at 6.27 per cent but foe 
bond yield had fallen 178 
basis points; to 7.49 percent 
Consistent with this pattern, 
foe most recent firming in oil 
prices has been accompanied 
by a widening in the 
bill/bond yield differential 
back out to 230 basis points. 

Bond markets also saw 
fiscal policies as broadly 
favourable. Even in tire 
United States the spirit of 


Gramm-Rudman seemed to 
introduce a new element into 
the political debate which 
promised to eliminate inter- 
national imbalances and 
usher in a period of orderly 
economic progress. 

American policy makers 
undertook their budget-cut- 
ting initiative -as their 
contribution to the so-called 
G-5 process, in which foe 
leading industrial countries 
agreed to pursue their eco- 
nomic objectives in concert. 

The Plaza Agreement of 
foe G-5 called for a fall in foe 
dollar's exchange rate. This 
was quickly achieved, with 
remarkably little effort on the 
part of foe central banks 
concerned- No wonder, there- 
fore, that markets began to 
entertain hopes that other 
objectives, such as real in- 
terest rate reductions, might 
be just as easily effected. 

British gilts, to be sure, 
responded less to the mood of 
optimism than did some 
other major bond markets. 
Nevertheless, two hopes sus- 
tained foe gilt market at 8.5 
per cent yields in April. One 
was that foe beneficial impact 
of foe favourable teciors 
would be even greater than 
foe forecasters were indicat- 
ing. This would have been a 
reasonable expectation if the 
world had been moving out 
of its accident-prone state of 
the 1970s and early 1980s 
into a more serene era. The 
other hope was that Britain 
would, in a less hostile inter- 
national environment, find it 
increasingly easy to solve its 
economic problems and close 
the performance lag relative 
to the other industrial na- 
tions. This, in turn, would 
help to assure a settled politi- 


cal prospect for the country. 

One by one. these hopes, 
and foe assumptions on 
which they were based, have 
fallen away, leaving investors 
to confront the realities of 
balance of payments 
deterioration and stubbornly 
high domestic cost increases 
being met by flaccid fiscal 
and monelary policies. 

So, foe oil price has backed 
up and will probably be 
supported seeing that a re- 
lapse is in no-one's interest. 
The American authorities 
would hardly welcome foe 
“all-out” from a cut in the oil 
price lo SS. or even $10, per 
barrel for American oil com- 
panies and for foe American 
banks which are committed 
to them. 

The Federal Reserve's 
credit policy is not 
“inflationist” in foe sense 
that the United States central 
bank is actively seeking to 
reverse foe process of dis- 
inflation which has been 
under way since 1982. For foe 
American bond market it 
must now seem a sure-fire bet 
that monetary accommoda- 
tion will continue until infla- 
tion returns to foe 4 per cent 
or so rate that would take 
enough hard-pressed bor- 
rowers o!T the hook to rescue 
the American banking 
system. 

It is no longer a question of 
whether inflation will return 
but a question of when and 
will the Federal Reserve be 
able to contain inflation to 
the gentle rate it desires. 

Gilts are not likely to gain 
much encouragement from 
this international back- 
ground. That leaves foe mar- 
ket dependent on domestic 
influences, chief among 


which arc inflation prospects. 
Even Government spokes- 
men are saying that 14 per 
cent represents a trough for 
this year. Inflation is now set 
to pick up. perhaps dose to 5 
per cent by foe end of next 
year. 

Such a projection, how- 
ever, rests on foe assumption 
that the Government will be 
able to stabilize sterling 
around the 70 effective rate 
level. Should sterling be 
weaker than this, inflation 
would turn out higher. As a 
rough rule of thumb, each 5 
per cent sustained fall in 
sterling would alone add 
about one percentage point to 
inflation by foe end of next 
year. 

Long-dated gilt yields in 
the current 10.25-10.5 per 
cent range probably fully 
discount a prospective 5 per 
cent inflation rate. The index- 
linked issues are yielding 3.5 
percent so current long yields 
have a reasonably wide risk 
premium built into them. 

If. however, sterling were 
to slip further, making 6 per 
cent or higher inflation dur- 
ing 1987 a likely prospect, the 
present yields on “longs" 
might appear too thin. Much 
depends, therefore, on foe 
authorities' ability to stabilize 
sterling. 

If they take decisive mea- 
sures to support the pound 
through a rise in short-term 
interest rates, as seems likely 
sooner or later, that would be 
the signal gilt investors need 
to be assured that it is safe to 
begin accumulating stock 

afiain ' Stephen Lewis 

The author is director of \ 
economic research at Phillips 
& Drew. 




• ALBANY INVESTMENT 
TRUST: Interim dividend 

0. 55p (0.5p. adjusted) for foe 
half-year to Aug. 30, payable on 
Nov. 5. The directors expect to 
maintain the final dividend 
(which was l-25p, adjusted, last 
time). Pretax profit £158.605 
(£152^79). Earnings per share 

1. ] Ip (l.065p. adjusted). 

• UDO HOLDINGS: The 
company has bought Bayliss 

, Wisdom, a supplier of drawing 
office equipment and related 
materials ami John Wisdom, a 
maker and supplier of drawing 

'office furniture and general 
drawing office materials, for 
£750.000. The two were both 
subsidiaries of Harper and 
TunstelL UDO has also under- 
taken to repay in cash to Harper, 
net inter-group borrowings of 
about £273.00a 

• THORN EMI: The 
company's bolding of about 
1 6-2 million ordinary shares (20 
per cent) of Myson Group has 
been placed in the -market; 
realizing £22 million. This hold- 
ing was acquired m part-consid- 
eration for the sale of Thorn 
EMI Heating to Myson in 
March. This sale wifi result in a 


current year 


capital gain 
fear of £7-22 


L25 million. 


• COCKBURN CEMENT:! 
(subsidiary of Rugby Portland 
Cement): Six months to June 30. 
Pretax profit AusS432 million 
(£1 .89 million), against 
A us$4.67 million. Interim divi- 
dend 3-75 cents (3.25 cents). 
Turnover- Aus$35.71 million 
(Aus$32.08 million). The board 
gives a warning that turnover is 
likely to be lower in foe second- 
half and this, together with 
higher interest and depreciation 
charges, will adversely affect foe 
year's results. 

• PERCAMON PRESS INC 
The company has bought the 
business and certain assets of 
the Orbit Search Service Di- 
vision of System Development, 
a subsidiary of Burroughs Com. 
Included in the acquisition is 
the Orbit text-retrieval software 
system. The Orbit Search Ser- 
vice, based in Santa Monica, 
California, is a leading on-line 
vendor of some 66 databases for 
.use by the scientific and tech- 
nical information communities. 

• WILLIAM SIND ALL: Six 
months to June 3a Interim 
dividend 3p (same). Turnover 
£15.4 million (£12.76 million). 
Pretax profit £195.000 
(£218,000). Earnings per share 
18.3p (205p). 


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NYorfc 1.4320-1.4 
Montreal 13913-1 SMB 

Ams - damaJ007-33280 

Brussels 60.72-61.05 
C'phpan f 1.0718-1 1.1 136 
Dubnn 1,0693-1.0783 
Frankfurt 23277-23438 
Lisbon 21138-21334 
Madrid 19&28-194.00 
Milan 2024.04-2038.01 
Oslo 10.6135-10.6628 
Paris 9.5905-9341 B 

St'Mibn 99529-9-9848 
Tokyo 220.74-222.10 
Vienna 20.8020.83 
Zuneh 23873-23885 


September 26 

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starts at Glasgow 

. By the spring of 1993, there will be a fast, reliable service . . 

fom as far north as Glasgow or Edinburgh to connect you and 
your freight with all of the major European cities The journey 
will be faster and more convenient than ever before and it will 
be made possible by the Channel Tunnel - which will be started 
next autumn. 

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the rewards for the whole of Britain. In its first 
year of operation, there should be over 
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through the Tunnel, plus the millions 
of cars and their passengers to be 
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Group of Seven ministers 
issue 9-point statement 


This is the full text of the 
nine-point statement issued 
by the Group of Seven finance 
ministers in Washington on 
Saturday: 

1. The finance ministers of 
seven major industrialized 
countries met today to con- 
duct the first exercise of 
multilateral surveillance 
pursuant to the Tokyo Eco- 
nomic Declaration of their 
beads of state or government 
of May 6, 1986. The managing, 
director of the International 
Monetary Fund also, partici- 
pated in this meeting.' 

1 The ministers reviewed 
recent economic develop- 
ments and their economic 
objectives and forecasts 
collectively, using a range of 
economic indicators, with a 
particular view to examining 
their mutual comparability 
and to considering the need 
for remedial measures. 

3. The ministers noted that 
progress had been made in 
promoting steady, non-infla- 
tion ary growth in their 
countries. 

4. There is broad agreement 
among the ministers on the 

j economic outlook in their 
countries: prospects for fur- 
ther growth in 1987 are gen- 
erally favourable, and more 
jobs will be created, although 
the level of unemployment 
will remain high in some 
countries. Inflation is likely to 
remain low. Interest rates 
have fallen with particular 
beneficial effects for indebted 
developing countries. 

5. However, the ministers 
noted that the present scale of 
some current account im- 
balances cannot be sustained. 
The exchange rate changes 
since last year are making an 
important' contribution to- 
wards redressing these im- 
balances. and their full effects 
will increasingly come 
through in the period ahead. 

6. The ministers agreed that 
co-operative efforts need to be 


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Awson, the Chancellor, right, and Fad Volcker, the 
i Reserve Board chairman, at the Washington talks. 


intensified in order to reduce 
the imbalances in the context 
of an. open, growing world 
economy. They noted, in this 
connection, that economic 
growth in surplus countries 
was improving, but such 
growth will need to be sus- 
tained — and in some cases 
increased. Countries with ma- 
jor deficits must follow poli- 
cies which will foster 
significant reductions in their 
externa] deficits, and they 
committed themselves, 
among other things, to make 
further progress in reducing 
their budget deficits in order 
to free resources to the ex- 
ternal sector. These actions 
should help stabilize exchange 
rates, and all are necessary so 
that imbalances can be re- 
duced sufficiently without fur- 
ther significant exchange rate 
adjustment 

7. In the circumstances, the 
Ministers agreed that the poli- 
cies of all countries during the 


period immediately ahead 
would be formulated with the 


would be formulated with the 
following objectives in mind: 
• To continue to follow 


Decision on trade 


mark office today 


By Anne Warden 


London’s choice of a site for 
the proposed European 
Community trade mark office 
is to be announced today by 
Mr Geoffrey Pattie, Minister 
of State for Industry and 
, Information Technology. 

It is thought likely to (all on 
a 90.000 sq ft office and shops 
development with a piazza 
and access to the river at St 
Katharine’s Dock, East 
j London. 

Another leading contender 
is a £30 million scheme for 
shops, offices, an hotel and a 
conference centre at Harrow, 
West London. Two other sites . 


— at Croydon, South London, 
and at Cockspur Street near 
Trafalgar Square — have been 
considered. 

London’s rivals for the EEC 
institution, expected to be in 
operation by 1988 or 1989, are 
Munich, The Hague and 
Strasbourg. 

- The. trade markoffice would 
be the first EEC institution to 
have its headquarters in Brit- 
ain. if London were chosen. 
The office would bring^an 
initial 200 jobs. 

The European Commission 
has asked for the bids to be in 
by this Tuesday. 


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J, O. SIMS LIMITED 
Companies Act 1985, Section 175 
(Registered in England No. 529798) 


WHICH OIL 
COMPANY COULD 
DO STRIKINGLY 
WELL FOR THE 
PRIVATE INVESTOR? 


TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Section 17S of 

the Companies Act 1985 that: 

(I) The above-named Company has approved a payment 
out of capital for the purpose of acquiring its own shares by 
purchase. 

(21 The amount of the perm i ssible capital payment for the 
shares in question is £60.080 and the resolution approving 
such payment of capital was passed on 24th September 
1986. 


(3) The Statutory Declaration of the Directors and the 
Auditors' report required by Section 173 of the said Act are 
available for inspection at the Company's Registered Office 
at Commercial Sale Room Winchester Square London 
S.E.I. 


(4) Any Creditor of the Company may at any lime within 
the five weeks immediately following 24ih September 1986 
apply to the Court under Section 176 of the said Act for an 
Order prohibiting the payment. 

COPLEY CLARK & BENNET 
Lam born Place, 

26 High Street. 

Banstead. Surrey 
Solicitors to the Company 
24th September 1986 


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of thorough implementation 
of the Tokyo .Economic 
Declaration used to achieve 
the objectives set out above; 
they agreed to the close and 
continuous co-ordination of 
economic policy during the 
period ahead. 


British 
footware 
on slide 


By Derek Harris 
Industrial Editor 


Footwear deliveries 
plunged 10 per cent, on a. 
seasonally adjusted basis, in 
the three months ended July 1 
compared with the first quar- 
ter of this year.. 1 

At foe same time British 
order books were 28 per cent i 
slimmer. 

- This deterioration in foot- 
wear industry performance 
emerges from new analyses by 
the Department of Trade and 


Industry In the latest issue of 
the DTI magazine British j 
Business. 

Except for May, which was 
also a bad month for the 
industry, July deliveries of! 
10.1 million pairs (the season- 
ally adjusted figure) were the 
lowest since the middle of last 
year.. 

Orders on hand in July 
stood at 41.8 million pairs. 

The latest analyses up to 
May of die British Footwear 
Manufacturers’ Federation 
had been painting a rather j 
more optimistic picture. 


showing imports down 6 per 
cent in the first five months of 


the year. 


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Dowty Group: Mr A N 
Thatcher is promoted.to dep- 
uty chief executive. 

Commercial Bank of Wales: 
Sir Thomas Risk, Mr J E 
Boyd, Mr D B Pattnllo and 
Mr AT Gibson join the board. 

Total Oil Great Britain: Mr 
Graham Powell is to become 
director of marketing. 

London & Metropolitan: 
Mr Norman Ireland is ap- 
pointed chairman. Mr David 
Lewis becomes chief exec- 
utive, Mr John Ait ra and Mr 
Nicholas Sheehan become 
non-executive directors, Mr 
Peter Gibbon, Mr Christopher 
Harris and Mr Roger Walton 
become directors, and Mr 
John Tbeophilns is appointed 
company secretary. 

DAKS Simpson Group: Mr 
Jeremy Franks joins the 
board. 

Intasun Travel; Mr Mike 
Cogan becomes systems dir- 
ector. 

Alfred McAJpine Homes: 
Mr Bill Oliver and Mrs 
Pamela Glkfarrest join the 
board. 

Federation of British Elec- 
trotechnical abd Allied Manu- 
facturers' Associations: Sir 
WQliam Barlow is elected 
presidenL 

Laidlaw Thomson Group: 
Mr Brian Carroll has beat 
appointed a non-executive 
director. 

Raal-Transcom: Mr Peter 
Smalley becomes technical 
director. 

The Continental and Indus- 
trial Trust: Mr J M Hignett 
and Lord Newall are made 
nonexecutive directors. 

Union Bank of Switzerland 
(Securities): Mr Cees 
. Moerman Iras been named as 
director. Money Market In- 
struments. Mr Cliff HazeU is 
to be director of trading, UBS 
Securities. 

Benlox Holdings Mr A 
Sofroniou and Mr K W 
Ketteringham have become 
directors. 

Medway Ports Authority: 
Mr John Carey has been 
appointed deputy director of 
operations at Sheerness. 


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resist protectionist pressures. 

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economy which is particularly 
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HORIZONS 


THE TIMES MONDAY SEPTEMBER 29 1 986 23 


JOSS UNIVERSITY APPOINTMENTS 


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aadlvidral may enjoy stndying for a de^reeof their choice, such as theatre studies. 


this POt prOTide a water-tight passport to a job in that profession. Quite often a fatally 
different option such as teaming will provide the answer to any future career doubts 

A change of roles in mid-act 


I never really considered whether going 
to university was right for me or noL It 
was just assumed by everyone, myself 
included, that ifl could get in I would go. 

When the time came to apply to 
universities through UCCA, it was dear* 
that ray preference for English was 
reflected in my performance m that 
subject so I applied to read English. 

The three year course at Oxford is not 
perhaps the best constructed in the 
country, nor the most vocationally 
useful, but 1 thoroughly enjoyed my time 
there, learning all the things one is 
supposed to learn at university apart 
from one's specialization. 

What mattered more was that ! was 
able to continue acting, my great love 
since childhood, and later to try my hand 
at directing. With this experience of 


While it is important 
to study subjects close 
to the heart, this will 
not guarantees career of 
your choice. There are, 
Stephanie Loshak says, 
some difficult decisions 
that have to be taken 


directing. With this experience of for no career motivated reason, I applied 
— for MA courses in theatre studies and 

Whatever course Is studied. ovcr * riUl ' s ' a 

the career issne will remain , ^ fortunate position of 

. . . . . having been interested and involved in 

working in theatre, even on the amateur drama for some time but not to have 
sludnu level, I decided that way what I studied the academic, theoretical side. So 
wanted to do. I was neither going over old ground nor 

1 knew l had neither the talent nor the out of my depth in the practical work, of 
perience for a professional acting which there was plenty, 
reer. Directing, too, ■ as it usually As a result, 1 enjoyed the course more 
nves from an ability to act, seemed than many who were on it. But as we 
?“V S° 1 began to look into the reached the end of an intensive, demand- 
ssibilities of teaching drama in adult, mg nine months, the career issne 
rther or higher education. necessarily came up 

I was advised by a tutor at Oxford that Now, it was a different stoiy. I was told 
university carp- would demand an that the MA had not really qualified me 


for the profession and all advised me 
against entering it 

I wrote to every theatre in London 
outside the West End offering to work for 
nothing, just to gain the vital experience. 
Only one replied: five months later, I still 
await the outcome. 

' I have now come to realise that any 
- chances of theatre-related work, enthu- 
siasm and qualifications notwithstand- 
ing. are remote. 

I have the option of a place on a 
teacher training course but frankly 
wonder whether teaching is the right 
choice. As long as there are such doubts 
it would be unwise (not to say unfair to 
any future pupils) for me to proceed. 

So 1 have started to look at other career 
possibilities. The most attractive is 
advertising, because it combines the 


A future in teaching < 
often raise serious doi 


experience for a professional acting 
career. Directing, too, - as it usually 
derives from an ability to act, seemed 
ruled out. So I began to look into the 
possibilities of teaching drama in adult, 
further or higher education. 

1 was advised by a tutor at Oxford that 
a university career would demand an 
M.Phil qualification at least, more likely 
a Ph.D. and that I did not have the 
ability for that sort of study. He did 
suggest that a one-year MA course might 
be more suitable and said that this 


for anything after all, cer tainl y not 
academic life. A few years ago it might 
have done, but cuts in arts funding now 
meant that even the most junior 
lectorships were going to highly quaii- 


should qualify me to teach at colleges of fied. experienced people, only loo happy 
further education or polytechnics. to have jobs at aU, even if at the bottom 
1 approached Oxford's career service of the laader. 


to inquire further, but they told me to 
forget this “too ambitions" scheme and, 
apply for the standard teaching qualifica- 
tion course. 

I explained that the kind of drama I 
wanted to teach was more specialised 
and time consuming than could be 
taught in any school, however excellent 
the facilities. But I was firmly told that I 
would be perfectly happy teaching in 
secondary schools and should forget any 
other notions. 

' Nevertheless, for my own education, if 


I faced two alternatives: either to 
embark on a Ph.D after all, which I was 
not advised I was capable of undertak- 
ing, or to return to the teacher training 
idea. For reasons of time, money and, 
despite encouragement, uncertainty as to 
my own ability, I abandoned the idea of 
the PhJDand applied for teacher training 
courses. 

Teachers, both experienced , and in 
training, told me how depressing, under- 
acknowledged and soul-destroying they 
fouhdL their wort. They saw little hope 


creativity which has been the motivating 
factor in my degree courses with a need 
to understand media-to-audience 
relationships, vital to directing plays, in 
an intelligent and stimulating 
environment. 

A number of friends from Oxford days 
are in advertising and like it. Thor 
enthusiasm is an attraction in itself 
especially when the alternative is to start 
my working life m teaching, a profession 
sadly characterized by despondency. 

1 have, of course, to consider my own 
suitability for a career in advertising; 
responses from speculative letters I have 
written to graduate recruiters have been 
favourable, but graduate entry into 
advertising is largely confined to the 
milk round which starts in December, so 
1 have now to make the choice — 
teaching or advertising? 

But although the prospect of doing 
something completely new in an area 
where promotion and pay would be 
linked to my ability and performance 
and where the status of the work would 
reflect my educational attainment is 
appealing, I still find it hard to accept 
that I will probably have to leave behind 
the work I have been doing; and abandon 
the career for which I have been 
preparing for the last 14 of my 23 years. 

• Stephanie Loshak is now on a 
jeacher training course. 


College of Science 

faculty of foe CranfMd Institute of Technology and the baa* for ti 
formed Centre of lnfonnaflonTechnotogy — me largest In the U.K. The R 
has excellent teaching and research facilities and very dose links with 
Government R & D laboratories and the defence industry. 

PROFESSOR/READER 

in Software Engineering 

Applications are invited for the appointment of a Professor who will lead the 
Software Engineering Group at the RMCS and be expected to make a major 
contribution to the development of the Centre of Information Technology. 

Ideally you should therefore have a broad knowledge of the followmg areas: 

format mid systematic methods of analysis, specification and design; 

validation and verification; 

ref lability, metrics and fault toler ance ; 

quality assurance, re-usability and m ain ten a nce; 

project management, support tods and envi ro nments; 

and the relationship between software engineering and other information 
technologies. 

A demonstrable research record or industrial experience in at least one of the 
above areas is essential. 

The post is based at the RMCS. Shrivenham, with a salary of C.E22.000 p.a 
Younger candidates are strongly encouraged to apply and will be considered for 
appointment as an Associate Professor or Header (salary up to £16,625 p.a.). 

For further details pteasa contact: Head of Personnel Services. Cranfietd 
Institute of Technology, Cranfield, Bed for d MK43 OAL, Untied Kingdom. 
Te l eph one Bedford (0234)7501 11 ext. 3330 or 333S quoting refermcePSE. 
Closing date for receipt of applications 27th October. 


Royal Military College of Science 

SHRIVENHAM T// 


University of Wales 

APPOINTMENT OF A 
PRINCIPAL DESIGNATE 

The Councfls of Univer si ty Co fl e ge , Cardiff. and of the 
University of WSslss Institute of Science and Ttodmology 
are seeking a Principal Designate for the new College of 
the University of Wales that wfll result from the union of 
the two existing Colleges, which is expected to occur on 
1 August 1989. It is also proposed that after the 
retirement of the present Principal of University College 
Cardiff, Dt C.WL Bevan, on 30 September 1987, the 
Principal-Designate w3l become the Principal of 
University College, Garefiff until the formation of the new 
Coflega 

Persons interested In being considered for this post, or 
wishing to suggest any names for consideration, are 
Invited to write hi confidence to the Chairman of the 
Joint Selection Committee (The Rt Hon. Lord Bwyn- 
Jones, CH) c/o The Vice-Principal (Administration) & 
Registrar, University College, RO. Box 78, Cardiff, CF1 
1XL by Monday 24th November, 1986 (Envelopes 
should be marked ‘Private and Confidential’.) 

Further particulars of the post and of the arrangements 
for appointment may be obtained from the Chairman at 
the above address. 


University of Bristol 

Department of Extra- 
Mural Studies 

RESEARCH ASSISTANT 
FOR THE PROJECT ON 
MARKETING COURSES 
IN RURAL AREAS 

The Umwndy proposes io 
appoint (or one year's dura Lon 
s research assistant to (fared a 
Department of Education and 
Science funded project on mar- 
keting comes «i rural areas 
based on die pansh umL 

Salary win be on the scale 
£8020 - £9,495 (inter renew). 

Applications (until die names 
of two refereesl are mvded 
from suitably quatififed persons 
with aopropraa research and 
wrong experience, and slmM 
be sent before October 30th, 
1986, to the Assstant Director. 
Department of ExfoMnl 
Studies. University of Bnsftri. 
Wills Memorial Building, 
Queen's Road. Bristol BSfi 
1 HR, trwn whom further partic- 
ulars may be obtained. 


UNIVERSITY OF 
BRISTOL 
Department of 
Physics 

and the National 
Physical laboratory 

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University of Bristol 

CHAIR IN 
DENTAL CARE 
FOR THE 
ELDERLY 

The rinuvroty p ro p o s e to 
nuke an anmmmmi hi a 
Chair m Uralal Can iur the 
EMrrtv. Th» m In be a fnf- 
uaid-tm-kinc port nnbnnng 
a prevnune anpnnd) to the 
dental management of the eJ- 
drrfy and thoec with apedel 
medical or dental needs. 

Suilabiv qualified candidate! 
air mined In submit spplica- 
limu by L'lH November t0S&. 
Further putnlin nf tbr ap- 
pmntmenl may be nhtamed 
[nun Ihr Rqpauar and Sucre- 
ury. Umvenhe Senate 
House. Brndol BS8 1TH. 


Univrristy of Bristol 

Dnuflmml e4 

PtlCWCS 

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Annum 

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brr lo PrafPMor J.F Mr. 
FRS. H.H. Will* Phrun 
Laboratorv. Tyndall Asenue, 
Bnstol BS8 ITL. who can 
supply funner particulars. 


Specialist Training 


Universities 


UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE 

DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE 
AND SOCIAL POUCY 
SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH UNIT 

Appointment of RomwcIi Fetiows 
Starting Salary £9495 
(award pending) 

Two sartor research posts, each aSocated to a 

Scottish Office funded study, are available in this 

Unit from November 1986. 

1. A study of various aspects of the use of Proba- 
tion Orders within Scotland. TWs first phase of a 
proposed four-year project includes a feasibility 
study on the outcome of which further hmtfing 
wiU depend. This readvertised post is avaflable 
for one year in the first instance. 

Previous research experience at postgraduate 
level in a related field, knowledge of Scottish 
legislation and familiarity with court and soda! 
work practice within Scotland are desirable.- 
The successful candidate will be involved In re- 
search design, interviewing a wide range of 
respondents, data analysis and report 
preparation. 

• Informal enquiries to Mr. B WSfiams, tot (0382) 
23181. ext 4651. Please quote Ref. 

. EST/438/86. 


. .School of Oriental ana African Studies 
ttamnify at London ... 

Secretaryship 
of the School 

Ap p lications are fnvHed for the post of Secretary of the 
School with affect from 1 October 1987. The Secretary 
to the chief artrtnistrativB officer and is responsible to 
IheGovemlna Body for matters relating to the adninis- 



NUFFIELD COLLEGE 
OXFORD OX1 IMF 

PRIZE RESEARCH 
FELLOWSHIPS 

Appl ic ations are invited from men and women 
graduates wishing to undertake research in Eco- 
nomics, Politics, Sociology (including some 
aspects of Social Psychology), Recent Economic, 
Social or Political History, Industrial Relations, 
Man a g e m ent Studies, Public and Social Adminu- 
trataon. International and Public Law. To be 
eligible candidates must be not more than five 
yeara beyond graduation or at a comparable stage 
m their academic careers. The Fellowships wffl be 
for two years only. Particulars and forms from the 
Admissions Secretary. Applications by 1 Novem- 
ber 1986. 


Fellowships 




SMisiliiS 



Scholarships 




UNIVERSITY OF WARW ICK 

LECTURESHIP IN 
PHYSICAL EDUCATION 

Applications are invitrf for a LectoMhfoin theDo- 
partment of Physical Educa tion tena ble 
1987OT earlier tf possible. 

meat study for a BA (with ” 3S 

secondary age range. 


THE UNIVERSITY OF 




CHAIR OF SOCIOLOGY 

Applications are tnvtted for the Chair of Sociol- 
ogy shortly to tie vacated by Professor Bryan 
Roberts. The rther Chair of Sociology Is occu- 
pied by Professor Teodor Shanln. h is Intended 
to make an appointment from 1st July. 1987, or 
as soon as possible thereafter. Salary wffl be 
within the normal professional range, with su- 
perannuation benefits. Applications (one copy 
suitable for photocopying), giving fufl details of 
qualifications and expenonce. and the names 
and addresses of three persons to whom refer- 
ence may be made, should be sent not later 
than 31st October 1986, to the Registrar, The 
University, Manchester M13 9PL, from whom 
further Information may be obtained. Please 
quote ref. 215/88. 


Physical Recreation Scheme, uanoiaaies suwuu 
a research interest in Physical Education. 

Salary on the Lecturer wale: £8&D £15,700 pa. 
(salary under review). 

Further details and anrtiratiwi fornujiwn tta JUttEr 
dearly on env^^JClosing date 24th October 198a 


UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM 

ADMINISTRATIVE 

ASSISTANT 

appi***™ 



ST. LAWRENCE COLLEGE 

- in Tbanet, Ramsgate, Kent. CT11 7AE 

&M.O, LSLSu, Church of England - 
Evangelical Foundation 

*0’ and ‘A’ Levels, in preparation for Higher 
Education, Industry, Business, the Profesrions 
and the Services. 

BOYS AND GIRLS, DAY AND BOARDING - 

A community of 5SOpup3s from 5 to 18 with 
extensive facilities on 160 acre estate. 

SIXTH FORM 

SCHOLARSHIPS and PLACES 

for September 1987 
Closing date: 14th November 1986. 
Details from Headmaster’s Secretary 
(0843)592680 


FELIXSTOWE COLLEGE 

JUNIOR AND SIXTH FORM 
SCHOLARSHIPS 

Academic Scholaraiapa of an annual value ranging from 
one quarter (ass to full fees wM be offered on the results 
of examinations to be held on January 26th and February 
I6tfi 1987, for gtts between 10 and 12 on September 1st 
1987. and on February 28th for girts wishing to enter ou” 
Sixth Form to September 1987. 

Mmfc Schol wa ldp a are also available and autfttons wffl 
be on January 24th 1987. 

Ml entry forms should be received by November SOtti 
1986. FuR detafls end forms are available from The Regis- 
trar, FONxstowe College, Fefixstowe, Suffolk IP11 7NQ. 


LONDON BUSINESS SCHOOL 

RESEARCH STUDENTSHIP 
LEADING TO 

PHD IN FACULTY OF 
ECONOMICS 
UNIVERSITY OF LONDON 

I* 

A studentship is available for work on a large 
established data base, suitable for testing hypoth- 
eses about the birth and death rates of small 
firms. 

Applicants should be well qualified in economics 
and/or econometrics. They should send their CV 
and three references to: 

Professor Michael Beesley, 
Director of the Doctoral Programme, 
London Business School, 
Sussex Place, Regent's Park, 
London NW1 4SA. 


IN - COMPANY 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE TRAINING 
IN GERMANY 

We are recruiting experienced and qualif ied 
Native Speaker - Language Trainer (TEFL) - 
For a client in the Frankfurt Area. Applicants 
(C. 28-48 Years) should have a solid back- 
ground in Language Teaching (RSA, 
PEGCE/TEFL, MA. APP.L1NG.), knowledge of 
German and possibly a current driving 
license. 

Trainers will be employed by EURO- 
SPRACHSCHULEN-ORGANISATION, a large 
private language school organisation in West- 
Germany ana wifi work on a permanent 
contract starting January 1987. 

Applications wife C.V and recent photograph 
to: 

EORO-SPRACHSCHULEN- 

0RGANISATI0N, 

HAUPSTR. 26 , 

D -8751 STOCKS! ATD/M AM. 

West Germany 
ATTH. MRS BASTAMIER 


HOW ABOUT Inching In CRi» 
.HIT U you arr qualified, 
PXDPiKwm «td flexible as an 
CLT iraincr contact IKL 
sorampfiSchtiiP/FrankiiBi. Tel 
009/230723. 


Tuition 


IJV.UJJ.'im 


RA 

EDWARD WHITE RATE JUNIOR 
RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP 
IN THE NATURAL SCIENCES 

The College invites applications from graduates of 
either sex for a Junior Research Fellowship in the Natural 
Sciences tenable for three years from 1 October 1967. 
Candidates must have qualified for their first degree not 
more than seven years before 1 June 1987. It is attended 
that the Fellowship will be held to conjunction with a 
junior appointment or a grant for research in one of the 
departments of this University. 

The Fellow win receive free rooms in College or a 
housing allowance together with free lunches and 
dtoners. ^ 

Further particulars may be obtained from the Princi- 
pal, Biasenose College, oxford, 0X1 AAJ, to whom 
applications should be submitted by 1 November 1986. 


MATHS * STATISTICS TUITION 

m- m A. (Camni tor GCE 
Oxbndw ntliww And IH it 

win woffc Trt: OI 946 4*80 



The Gowroofs o» Dwtam School 
mva muum Mr Has jjosl 
B ow School b an WPS Bay s 
Pientory School of about 100 
Boarders and Dayboys. Drnvng 
for entry ta hoOi Dirivam School 
and oilier schools. The anxmt- 
menl may be taken rein either 
Ajri or Sertember 1887. 
hirthe rtoimabon and m*a- 
tm form may be abamed tram 
the ClerK to tho Soremois. Chap- 
ter Office, The CoNeoe. Durham. 
DH1 3CH. 

Laa dare for lecenono aoica- 
oons a 24th October 1966. 


The LeverhulmeTrust 



Rirminoham eii> zi t irom m«iii 

forms may be obtained. 

An Ebua/ Opportunities &np®y sr - 


THE TRUSTEES OF THE 
HOUBLON NORMAN FUND 

invite applications for a Research Fellowship, 
tenable at the Bank of England for the academic year 
1987/88. The appointment will be for full-time 
research in the field of economics and finance on a 
topic of the candidates own choice. 

The award will be at ap p ropriate acadmic salary 
scales. 

Applicants should preferably be normally resident in ; 
the UK and should apply by 14 November 1986. 

Drtnb-aad aptfleMta Carta fro* tfcf Secnettn of (hr Food: 
MrolSabrac. Economics Dn-ison HO-4. Bank ot Enfitaod. 
HradKcdte Suttt LMdao. EC2R 8AH 


Prep & 


WHICH WtOStT Our ransrl- 
hna o rr«* Md WWIKr. Came 
and w in Truman & 
KnMMin . 76 Katttno HM Cmc. 
Mil TN: Ol TUI ia#BiTTl. 


Awards of up to £5.900 to persons emricnoed in lhar am (kid 
pursuing their own investigureas (but VA higher degrees or 
equivalent), 

Awards unable for 3 mouths to 2 yean. No subject of enquiry 
deluded. AppUcams man haw bon educated in the U.K_ or other 
pan of the Commonwealth and be normally rcskkui in roe U.K. 
AgrB ca t i an fona FIA Gatina dale Tbnaday, Uth Nemubei 

BIEFBTVS FH10WSH1PS 

Awards of up to £4.400 a year for I or 2 yean to enable penoos to 


GRESHAM’S SCHOOL 

HOLT, NORFOLK 
(Tftls 0263 713271) 

AopScamts ore mted from gets and boys lor why B thi 8th Ftam in 
Seownwri887 Exanamnns and mtpviews ate pbceMtha School 
MSFuday. t5th Novenxet. Apply ro The HeaQnosia't Seasay. Oas- 
mgd*»3rd Nowmoer The eumnnun tor Asssttfl Ptaco Eimy «nl take 
nan n Fetnwy 1967 

A stand 6ns Hass mu be opened n Setarooe tS87. amse-aufl 
tor pm bom 13 18 


AppHraflwn fcti FfcA QasfajCtklr Monday, 1st December 1980 


App li cations an the apyopriste form upt be in the farads of the 
Seorewy nai taler thaa ibedau spcdOed and eaanM be emridend 
if armiep afi«r that due. 

Appo rti o n fona* and totter fato mto i ton The Seewtaty . 
Ratnd Anrb Adnswr Cmnln«k The Lrwrimtoie Trast. 15- 
IP New Fator Law. Un im EC4A 1NR. TrkpUnr 61-822 09 52. 


NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE 
POLYTECHNIC 

DIRECTOR 

Applications are invited for the post of Di- 
rector of the North Staffordshire 
Polytechnic following the retirement of Dr. 
J. F. Dickenson. 

Present Salary £33,726. 

Details of the post and application forms 
can be obtained from the Chief Education 
Officer (F.E.), Education Office, Tipping 
Street, Stafford. ST16 2DH. 

Closing date 24th October 2986. 

Trade Union Membership is encouraged. 

An Equal Opportunity Employer. 


BERKHAMSTED 
SCHOOL 
requires a 
CHAPLAIN 

We we kraing for an Anglican priest for September 
1987 <or sooner if posable) who WO] involve himself in 
the toial lifr of the SchooL 

* Salary : Burnham PJns 

* Pleasant family bouse available 

* Teaching subject immaterial 

* Removal expenses of up to £400 

* Educational allowances for sons and daughters at 
Berkhamaed Schools - also Sons of Schoolmasters' 1 
Scheme. 

* Beautiful School Chapel 

* Close pastoral relationships with local parishes 

Write for a school prospectus and olher details to : The 
Headmaster's Secretary. Berkhamstcd SchooL Hens. 
HP4 2BE (044 27 3236). Applications in writing to the 
Headmaster as soon as possible. 






















24 


THE TIMES MONDAY SEPTEMBER 29 1986 



EDUCATIONAL 


Posts 


THE PERSE SCHOOL, 
CAMBRIDGE 

Applications are invited for the post of 

HEAD 

for this Boys' School on the retirement of 
the present Headmaster in August, 1987. 
The School was a direct grant school and 
is now iully independent, though partici- 
pating in the Assisted Places Scheme. It is 
a member of the Governing Bodies' Asso- 
ciation, and the Headmaster is a member 
of the Headmasters' Conference. 

Further information can be obtained from 
the Clerk to the Governors, Miss J. M. 
Walley, Messrs. Few and Kester, Montagu 
House, Sussex Street, Cambridge. 

Closing date for applications November 
1st, 1986. 


THE CITY UNIVERSITY 

WITH ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S 
HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF NURSING 

Temporary Lectureship 
in Psychological Aspects of Nursing 

Acpfacations are invited for the above post which is a 
joint appointment to the School of Nursing. St 
Bartholomew s Hospital and the Psychology Division 
of the Department of Social Science and Humanities at 
The Crty University. This newly created post is con- 
cerned with teaching (at RGN and undergraduate 
levell. course development and research . It reflects 
the shared interests of the two Institutions In the appB- 


cabon of psychology to the education of nurses and 
the development ofnealth cars skiffs, and Is part of the 
trend towards collaboration between schools of nurs- 
ing and institutions of higher education. 

The minimum quaHficetions for the appointment are a 
good honours degree in psychology and experience 
as a registered nurse tutor. 

The appointment Is for two years in the first instance. 

Salary win be or the University Lecturer scale for 
which the range is £9,317 to £16,997 par annum (un- 
der review), inclusive of London Atiowance. 

Application forms and further in f otm a flo n are avaiabie 
from The Academic Registrar, The City University, 
Northampton Square. LONDON EC1V OHB. Tel. 01- 
253 4389 ext 3037. 

Closing date for applications: 20th October 1966. 


B Dallington 
School 
Nursery Teacher 

Wb are tooting far two quaffed metiers. Item January 
1987, to work Ui time in the Nursery pan of das popular 
and friendly school 

Apparatus should be experien ce d and enthusiastic, with 
« positive but creative approach to early learning. Visits 
essential. 

Infant Junior 

We are looking for equafifiad and preferably experienced 
teacher, from January 1987. to work co-operatively with 
a small group of cMdran aged trim 7 to 9 years. Mbred 
abifity Intake, i nfo r mal envronmem. but Wgh academic 

expectations. 

Apply, in writing, in The Head Teacher. Dafington 
School 8 OeMngton Street, London. EC1V 080. ghr- 
iny foM CV and names end addresses of two 
IBfvVtt. 


Ip Royal 
College of 
Music 

BURSAR 

The Royal College of Music requires a Bursar 
to assume responsibility as fiom August 1987- 
The successful applicant will be invited to join 
tbe staff for the Summer Term, on 22nd April 
1987, to ensure a full term’s handover period. 
Tbe Bursar is the senior non-academic 
Administrator, responsible to the Director on 
all matters minting rn finamw , mrinti»naiii» 

end administration of non-academic staff 
Further details from. The Director, 

Royal C ollege of Music, Prince Consort Road, 
London SW72BS. 

Applications, for which tbe dosing date is 
3 1st October 1986, should ixudude Curriculum 
Vitae and name of two referees. 


HEAD OF THE 
ROYAL SCHOOL 

Bath 

Applications are invited from graduates who are commu- 
nicant members of the Church of England for the post of 
Head with a view to the assumption of the appoin tmen t 
in April 1987, 

The School is an independent boarding school for a maxi- 
mum of 400 girls, of whom about 100 may be day pupils, 
and is situated in the Lansdown area of the city. 

Hie successful applicant is likely to be aged imder 45 
years, to be experienced in teaching and administration 
in independent boarding schools, to be forward thinking 
and flexible in outlook, innovative, a good communicator 
and to possess strong managerial and leadership qualities. 

Further details may be obtained from - The Clerk 
to the Governors, 'Gatehouse, Charlcombe Lane, 
Lansdown, Bath. Tel: Bath 313873. 

(17695) 


Courses 



OFLONDON 

Ar-r™ mtaT wv/Manaffement/Banking I TYadc & Industry 

Three year degree courses 

Full and Partrtime, Entry 3 grade E 


/ 4 A’ Levels 

COUNSELLED BY BRIAN HEAP 

One year courses 

FdHnneorCon^pondence. Excellent academic 
< standards and the best careers counselling/ 


Holborn Law Tbtors ■ Dept MT 
200 Greyhound Road 

London W149RY 

Tdepbone 01-385 3377 




manM 


(A School of the Woodward 
Corporation founded 1880) 




The Northern Chapter of the Woodward Cor- 
poration invites apptications- from well 
experienced graduates who are practising 
communicants of the Church of England, for 
the above post from April or September 1987. 

The School is an Independent Senior Day 
School for 900 boys Incorporating a Junior 
School and Kindergarten. Qiris are admitted 
to the Sixth Form. A house attached to the 
School is provided. 

Full details of the School and form of applica- 
tion are available from the undersigned, to 
whom completed appfications should be 
forwarded, together with a curriculum vitae 
and the names of three referees, before 17th 
October 1986. 

1 Prvdhoe Terrace, L Knox. 

Tynemouth, Divisional Bursar, 

North Tyneside. NE30 4EZ. Telephone 091-257-8786 


Courses 



A & O LEVELS IN OXFORD 

•mULTITM 'XCtWCUUlB^ 
WAMSA.S.C AMD COW VOTERS 

• auLLomtM ■mu.oa wwwvcf 

•ntnr&ii «ai ay«x ptw 
TUTORIALS COUIISCS 


WBCOOigmBY8*C(MdlO^ UIwXUXi) iiCnrad 0 

BBBOraFEtCMreraicalBrtnda vu W n i riatt i w fttiragra) 




ART & DESI8M 

Foundation. imrakttByw. 
Post Foumwon (rwwta- 
oan) Carres. Ptecas waMfc. 
for 1986 Start. 

Tbe Btackfmalh ; 
School of Art 
01-852 3960. I 


OTITIC Mr rat ao. wrtnnp pog- 

- w • »tot*nd wofto»ws. Sttrt 

on. s.u. dHaits Lodi non 
wnvra. 11«» SMttKHV- Wore«s- 
UT WHS 2DM 0905 531 145 


university m am Earn a 
BartvHors. Master's or Doclot 
ale drgrrr enttrWy IWm Mow 
i«na your academe. Ufo and 
work experience to date. Fua 
Mai degrees are aiataMc in a 
wide tanecy or dKcipNnw io«o- 
pmmerd aduttp Who . M 
rrcogniuon lor tncir achln*- 
mrnis. A Uieris may be reguhed 
depending on credits lwar a nl 
imemauonal nan-tTWWHari 
private and unaccredited ufo. 
senior often free evaluation: 
Prospectus irotn Neil Otbson A 
Company- Dept T..P O Box 5. 

Sudbury. SuMeTk. COUJ OOW. 
TcE iO?S4j 02900. 



ST.GODRICS COLLEGE, LONDON 

PRIVATE SECRETARIES COURSE 
Some places are still available for tbe October 
Course. Tuition includes; ★ Shorthand 
Typewriting (Electric & Electronic machines). 
★ Wford Processor training. 

★Modem office procedure. 

■ ★ Careers advice and Appointments Bureau. 
Please contact The Registrar: 



LA CREME DE LA CREME 



emm Kino 

TEMPS! TEMPS! TEMPS! 
EARNING £11.000 pa? 

An npenenx secratay with WP sttfls within the Csrofine King 
temporary team can expect to earn n excess to the above white 
■moywgavancty to anip im e nts ii all area to London. We also 
tree a great demand for sealant shorthand, audto red copy 
sk*s. Please Heptane Brenda Stewart tar red Imnetfeta 
a p pore m re rt . 

46 OLD BOND STRE E T , W1 

81-4998870 


1 1 iSf- N J --i : M i-IH 


KNOW YOUR 
DESIGNS! 

pa a Director ot tfm rest 
eipansmg Design company 
based m SW7. Good sMSs 
(IX, 30). Lets of awohre- 
mcm. previous experience 
usarui Capeatee or runrenp 
me oRc« co-ordmstmp con- 
tracts. tore ol UmMay WP 
espenanee useful. Salary 
£‘.3000* Age 24 upwards. 
Can Mrs BjcanUno 01 222 
5391 

NORMA SKEMP 
PERSONNEL 

ire* a jmmi pm xraj 


PEDANTIC 

£9,500 

r'lr-in." wrej r a ?ar Susy ft- 
r*~ HcaS to 

•"r-Jto-a fAarmccto«i 
. Ur'k 

.j*;ar taajTrfl ir Adnrme 

CAM CONSIST AITS 

81-491 3944 


PUBLISHING 
PA TO MB 
c£1 2,000 

A famous West End Publish- 
ing Co require an articulate 
well educated SH PA You 
will be involved In alt as- 
pects of ha work inc deatag 
with ctrents and orgrosng 
his day. Bens unc S Wks hols 
and discount on books. 

Tel Ftou CtHttt 

01 829 8524. 


PA £11,500 

Ma n e rame a t Cnieflieti 

Superb offices, defigftt- 
tul people m EC2. No 
shorthand necessary. 
Bonus and promotion 
prospects. 

BELLE EMP A6Y 
404 4855 


SALES £ MARKETING 


WARDROBE 

Exciting Clothes 
for Executive Women 

Needs a highly professional sales person to 
jo:n their team. Friendly personality essential. 
Good salary etc. Call Mrs Binder 01-629 7044 


GENERAL APPOINTMENTS 


PEOPLE PERSON 
S.WJ 

EXCLUSIVE STAFF AGENCY 

£!53 p* hew starting salan + high commtswm on 
n.ir.L h ;!\ results * LVs + >t weeks pud annual holiday is 
cfTrrrd to rttoMcwets with boundless enthuu- 
patimer ami sense of commercial interest extending 
beyond the cal! of the dock. 

Apr nuter 25-55. stable record ofempfaytuenL reference s 
and confident fnnxf.v polished personaiuy. Good tanwl- 
of London and Home Counties. Methodical and tidy 
rreoTti i fr prr Languages a tonus. Noiwmokcr. Alternate 
5a'.urda» wctrlinp Ifum-lpm. 

Ca:i 3! "50 Sl^T for immcdute imerview (candidates 
he ahead} established m London area) 


6AS FITTERS 

Experienced, notable 
cua'-lied ana!! bore 
heating engineers 
required P.W. 
Sussex I'Hampshire 
areas. 715. 
irntnettiate start. 
Seofl Tef 0243 606DS2 


Sm XTlONS WANTED 


V. Cff. MAHMCO COUPLES. 

riM/HAIIVlitvIwn Bullm 
i n.unlinr* A >Viiinn juiUMr 
n><u Ml ,rh mrckrd.CiHrjn 
irvHi i.« ta nvwlhi m 

thMNrfiu Hurrju i Liu Awl. 
5H*» 1^41 


ROYAL COLLAGE OF PHYSIC 

fa an wxiwc ta la vacancy for 

A SECRETARY % 

A&D 21+ Cfesa E7JSM px - . 

A writ edDotBd red higMy motmM parere • regaaed to act b Srcretwy 
to dig Hworeiy Treaaxw red Seactsy to tta Coflega Deputy Satan. In 
■Moon to pcgj h m recreanri « >te. the ja cconful nHa ot m ire 

raaured to Inndc adnmstjaiivg r tu p n B i i h i Wais 

36 Haw Week. 22 Days HoMOy. Free Lixiches 

ftfoctwe OMces orertoo tan o Regom's Prt. 3 nmuts walk tram &at 
ftxtM Streri red tagent's Park intarpond satires. Srirees (subset to 
«xul red rest ol fevng revren) xtoetScq to age red a xp enwci on 
Uovnty Sole. 

Ptase wtt xnOi cv. to Ore Penonal red Oflka Mnea or titip tao e 
Mb F Xfein tar an reptraboD tan; RCP. 11 St Aodrare Pbco. London 
NW1 4LL Tri: 9351174: 




PA/SEC 

£ 12 , 000 + 

Small company based In 
EC4 seeks a well edu- 
cated PA to work for one 
of their Partners. Full 
and varied admin/sec 
duties, immediate start 
Preferred age 25+. 

For further information 
please call 
Paula Spraggs on 
01-831 2401 

Chafice 


r OFFICE 
MANACER/PA 

wNh SN/WP • preeUga CUy 
bartc Banking axpartanra 
•reandaL et6K + banking 

Tel 377 8433 (An) 
Won Associates U 


LEGAL 

SECRETARIES 

If you are currently 
seeking a new 
position and are 
looking for an agency 
that offers a 

professional service 

and actuaBy listens to 
your requirements 
cal 236 1682. 

ASA LAW SECS 

7 Ludgate Square 
London EC4M 7AS 


PARTNERS SEC 

Prof with SH. Smsl old 
estshtahod City Co Just 
about to introduce WP. 
Storey c. £10^00 

Yel 377 8433 (An) 
U Won Associates L> 


DOMESTIC & CATERING SITUATIONS 


CATERING 

STAFF 

REQUIRED 

The VSetoria S Atoeit Mu- 
seum new restaurant needs 
ctatoul staff (of any age) to 
generally help duhno the 
day. We haw full fane and 
partme vacancies. Beautiful 
surroundmgs and an exed- 
lem lunch prmnded. Please 
rmg 

Sandy on 
01 581 2159 


AU PAMS ami Matter,* Hrfm r» 
autrea mmwMK (or 
«• mm poulHim Matte, V 
Hrtp LahraiM. 1" 'Wrw 
ROM London Sto IS 1NO Trt ■ 
01 871 2»7« mm 

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rcah la an our Mrhra. rook 
ina 4o» aorlm and our mi 

Am SiLm uooocrjxn 

pa nlu» picTU mn B ing HmUv 
« an 3T70 

SHI nntn «r mh rrmnbng 
vai (or i-titer mart, CtwM 
giftifnrtwi ekw or ren unit 
iMtnart nwCBl M m>,r*-TV 

«r»far« FMwg 

■ewe?, ernrs 

PAIRS Lira mrrfcl. Mum- r r 
nwnl lor 1 rWj Uwn 

jhom -vnirLa. Monrr Carlo rir 
rn MMI ConMdMnii *Wrt 
■awi Tria»z 5iMo9 


DOG LOVING 
BWCATED 
PERSON 

To bcokc mi nwd Cogs red 
taaei m ««: coot at Ssafired. 
Rsssbtev taT) tem Onung abrt- 
ti tssmi 

Teleptidae: 08765 243 
Revefstos Charges 


CHEF 

Bdorty Wad oonata Mng In 
Vw twort ot St Jamn'o. 
SWT. i«qun Bret ctasa Can- 
tmanW and Piencn CuaMs 
Cnaf. Uwng a cc ommodation 
prawdad kt vary agreirelB 
unWMngj tf requlrad. 
Must tig car drtirer. 
Apufac W on togethor with 
l etaenc ee shoutd Da sent 

^ fffl J Farrar 
ALDSWANS HOUSE 

ALDERMANS WALK 

LONDON EC2ta 3XR 


cuuotrs RCSTAUuirr. 

wfcs ‘■jrrrr rmnclrd 

propV r« hMMK/pmni «■ 
wiin> pnuiiom. APpiicinb 
owad i*> louira cnTrowc and 
nonvrrakips ana Mi, a tern 
invn « l in Mad ana v>uv Con- 
lari JM* H all, W wi 3pn 
and 7PM an Ol 771 92ZS 


PAtan * Gum train tizapw. 
W#P» 'parti MRS for 
one UaiNi wiiaig gwi of 5 
iiMn ramiD m mm inaustry 
rrrnc* inrful flmtr Tte 
HsniMNd lu hit and Nanny 
Aamn Ol «J5 2072 
TOP ralMte oyalifinl cook/ tef 
■ ira/undipswi or«j boon 
rrard person min n nb for 
MM lomill SOW*, tetafn «S«0 
a mi rnp uian' th Mn 
HuCrhoTson Mn LCD ACT 
878 TOU or 580 1941 

AU PIU* mtrMuniMi wut, 
- WuWr im Lnbnailrd - Td 
UmHI -CTOS. 8^779 


DOMESTIC A 
CATERING 

SITUATIONS WANTED 


HOOSCMAH. tOTLOt <uaM 
tot um awicas nauv> ana 
WJdnr m Maim 

Ulrri/tnliiMil/luitel and 
Count I \ Rlm| Qt J53 0705 

AU-PAM cans HiBnMulHk 

aiailM CMl Tte \u PdlT Cru 
nr ,t vip xcs > now on oi 
7?C SI2T *C-a HRS- foi anot. 


Personnel - £10,000 

MgMy ft sp of sta ta post tar medalous aihnlntatator/sec- 
retary (ufio) totNn peraanei dapL of lop City Co. wIB 
provide ampto scope to become bwohred In at admax saatw* 
procedures. Total control of til temporary staff and deatag 
with gananl anqnries are jot some of tta tasks that wll AH 
a vaned and taw day. 


Middleton Jefiers 




SELECTION 

(REC. CONS.) 


aba Id Verona art fgokkg tar m ppaknc i Stormy OT S/tari. 
To BtOOO. 


Mlk sac rial, mnai) to cewx mnbn no n XT 

PMUC IRATIONS SVIl 

Sac OT 8xfo ori rate 3/tod. 505 todn 30% s 
gate fo, ZOOa Story b 05000 ME 

PIMM 91 929 9345. ta M Me 


P OFFICE ^ 
MANAGER ' 
SECRETARY 

£10,500 

A -busy Sales Promo- 
tion company with a 
small London office 
needs your organisa- 
tional and admin 
skills more than your 
tuny shorthand and 
j accurate typing. 

On your own, you 
will liaise with Head 
Office in Notting- 
ham, Sales Execu- 
tives who travel the 
U.K. and diems. Age 
23-29. 

Bernadette 
l of Bond St. 

to tecrurtm.nl Conultlnt, 4 


| Are you young, self 
motivated and look- 
ing for a career in 
PR? Dynamic West 
End Agency seeks 
secretaries with good 
typing skills and WP 
knowledge, prefera- 
bly Wang. 

Call Joanna Fowler 
oa 81-734 6030 
(No Agendas) 


I CSBSTREVATSQ8LTO 



U nore w Wtonxn 8t Wt 

PUBLIC AFFAIRS 
c£9^00 

This is a superb pcsflwn b- 

a the Director. You 
bi 22+ nsb sound 
secretarial twang, wceUsnt 
presentation, outooing 
porednaity. a cSplomat abto 
to liredle the madia, dents 
and VIP's. Good skills 
essential. 

RESEARCH 
BIG BARG 
c£1 0,000 

This in Consultancy needs a 
PA sec with good stalls to 
research tasmess within the j 
C4y. A people person with 
an artoybcal mnd, a good 
a d ming a a tn 41 a must far 
ths job of the future. 

01-935 8235 

(Rric Cans) 


Nbjar Recarti Label 

Dual rosponstoOWra acting 
ss Poreonnol Officer tna PA 
to Vice President at thta waf 
known Record Label. 
c£t 5,000 

Adverttsbig MJL 

Top notohpooldon aa ttattiu 
■Gentle GtanTof too mS- 
vertakig world. E x o na ont 
backgrorad and okSIs. 
CX12/90Q 

Best SelReg Aatbor 

Tetafe coromtad. top cOTro 
PA/Sec. Sym pa toa ta to the 
crash* mtod. Posabie 
travst to tha USA! 
cXII^OO 


Chccrfaldfidratoad 

crp c riewc e d HOrimy 
n qof r ril fm iirit n i tllll 
career ta busy firm of 
Estate Agents sppoika 
Wandswreth Cobbbor. 
Friendly ritaptat and 
exceBest wartug 
eooditiosL ahortkotol 

dan salary paid to the 


BtanTanNnraOai 
81 767 BB86 ■ tee Hr 


TO £11JN)0 

P4 S«c Late 20 s. 100-50 Hsta 
to orQum tra ntmml ispon- 
stoHies oi a busy v<wb 
ozojtnri Ha s cheeriui eretui- 
astr red tan to wort mn red 
cune miy bang yoomefl for me 
fop Pnurwisnj cuiauny WC2 
Pbona 43? W?B or 734 3768 
;33 Driord Strea Roc Cons. 

MILLER 

McNISH 


doectws pcitsoaa I « 

A SSISTA NT I h 

I have hi Briftmriy unresting I ,■ 

red rownfofl pH bur sadly J must ■ 11 

tore Could you be my reobco- ■ l 

mret re asssaa ® tte dredors I _ 

ot Jean Mur LTD.’ It a 1 do- I n 

tnaKtan and often prassunsod I 

rok ana mures ncrilent admin- ■ * 

sw« and O tM B M t M i ri aMay. I 

Vow sacnaanaJ tloBs need ta be I 
good and you met be cuubta of Ny 7 

deatag OT peoeta at every level. 

B yousof yorertthafntftesipBf 
sixal standa rds and haw ptany 
ot common sane, please woe e 
me 

Started Under 
Jeon IUi LTD 

5S/B1 ta ntngdon Rood, ^ 

London KIM 3HD = 


BI- LINGUAL SEC 
SPANISH/ENGLISH 
c .£10,000 - WC1 

Enemtic. arteOgent and pre- 
sentable sec. required for 
yourm firm of lawyers deatag 
exclusively with Anglo/ 
Spanish work test be to- 
ssy bi-tagual English/ 
Castellano (wtSouth Ainerv 
can Spanish), fast and 
accurate typist (shorthand 
not essential) and has at 
least 2 years experience of 
working at senior level, using 
WP and tlx. Bright modem 
offices and friendly 
environment 

TEL Mchttl Seri 
& Asaudate 
R1 242 0848 


BUILD A FUTURE 
£08,590 

Heart fell plea from 
young dynamic atdri* 
tea for person to act as 
his right hand and ran < 
the office for bim. 
Usual secre ta ri a l stalk 
required. 

Meredith Scott 
Recruitment 

1/7 fta St Credo, fiC<V 1MJ 
«•« U 1BM/0QSS~/ a 


PROPBfTY 
EXECUTIVE SEC/PA 
c. E12-14JH0 

Dynaric fiarinr Prenor of tot 

noMg Prtpeny Coresw fo- 
ram oi eatare SowtSk/ 
FA ot mtaa red pore. 
Hgb touai of «xt rioaa ot 
P* arias. Good Si reoo red 
iotb w ot . 
nBBdltapaPmyorjM. 
Dh638-f9S1 
NurVfrsuteWPLjd 
Rac Cars 


AUDIO /VP SEC 
EC1. 

With 18 months legal «- 
potence to work ftr. seoor 
grtner. Comprey. WBrnga 

Storey c tara ETO jDOD 
Pfea btoiafia. 

Rteg Joycs Pesssy al 

R.P.L. 

Ol 588 6722 

(Agy) 


ENGLISH WITH 
SPANISH 

de Bsristaio HtravArey 

Sonc aore sp eoaOs ng c Spgreb . 
wort nqore opencnced red a - 1 
! ptota audn tagri soarisv to 
iMenaia & repaets of nnreg 
smal busy oftet n WC2. Sriay 


> nogcPabie. DO.OOQ. 

©1 2741 No 


No Agencies 


HOT 01-339 J5iSraaflt«i« 


iBterfor 


An exceptions opportu- 
nity for a young 
secretary with good 
typing and some office 
experience to tram in 
Interior Design. Salary 
c£7,000 


PR SEC SW1 

Exp S/H sec required to 

work for M.D. of Public Re- 
lations Co. Weresring and 
varied worit sue person eyed 
Z3-27 years. 

Stoaiy ebea 59^00. 

JNog Maria Boed at 

R.P.L. 

Ok 01 588 8722 

(Agyi 


RESEARCH SEC 
c£S0DQ 

Wstertc BaUsa 
E«bb>«bI osoonury to 
ruiy x nphiec m nwroasang 
BDEBrvreoB of cwtoro of ha- 
tec^ reerea Rsevpi 

tovnanon on r»c res rec wee 

UOTAI of WBSB& Frit SK> 

tw® ftaao: meWmo Lawn 

w»m tfasaans red nuOT 
tfisraiTes 

ftsg Fzmaa Hast 

01 240 5211 
STAFFPLAI 
' REC CONS 


ARCHITECTURAL /DESIGN COMPANY 


Wanqure ■ confident wperienoetf Secrt&y with abBty to-worko^ 
own ntiaim. Excellent secretariei skBs including word p rocessing, 
wiling to nve commitment and enthusiasm in return tor wry ptoasOT 
and friendly woridng enwroreneht Sriay negotiable. 

Please telphene Peeiy Ceacl on " 
01-629 0371 before 3pm 

• ptaAflBodeel 


A HOT PROPERTY 
U SLOANE SQUARE 
£9^00 ng 

When you am a secretary 
writh a very up-merket es- 
tate agenqr In this pert of 
London, He never etende 
sdL The young team which 
deals with residential prop- 
erty certainty work bred but 
the day is Am. Now they 
need you and your secre- 
tarial sfcBs 80/55 to help 
them. You wll need to 
sound good on the tele- 
phone and look smart when 
they let you loose on a 
property visit 


ASA 

ACCOUNTANCY 

is in contact with 
most of London's 
leading Arms of 
■Accountants. So if 
you are seeking a 


and are looking for a 
professional agency 
call 246 5627 or send 
us a copy of your CV. 

ASA 

ACCOUNTANCY 

7 Ludgate Square 
London EC4M 7AS 


FASHION 

PA/SEC 

£9000++ 

SophMcatad PA to work at 
Chairman level for up and 
coming FoMon/tntartor Db- 
S91 Co. Lots of scope tor 
someone who enjoys a chal- 
lenge and responsibifity. 
Constant client Eason. 

Phone Jufiet on: 

01 602 3012 ! 

STAFFPLAI REC CONS i 


R0TAL 

GEOGRAPHICAL 

SOCIETY 

ADMKSnUTNE 
ASSISI ART 

Vtart mtoes oocmoD m. 
e»n Mtownt tooj jobto 

to. t«cfc«L jnteaaBiBQ. tvm&r 
w qte wq U ruqrs ormsai 
’nnwrara qStoBreaitofeaa 
^wnomrew exsreeocB essenu. 
A capioqirq. mtaressaq |tonri- 
^wraxto^ Story «« 

Aato anv Cv B Qndors IXn 
Roei 6 agrap«qi Sootty. i Xav 
aqtan Gn union s/ir 2 ah 


S/H SEC W1 

■fr work at Director level. Mist 
have relevant sec Expand able 
to worfroB wn mature. Suit 

.^lary area ea^QQ 
+ first Class Benefits, 

ffing Joyce Peasey at 

R.P.L. 

01 588 8722 

(Agy) 


BxmiEjiBxnitmt 



Deri 



nijOBB 

PA requtad In top tan to ' 
agency. 100/S). 

tnm • 

Sates promotion urm re- 
quro anttoous PA «cri- 
tant fmreciri S caeer pros- 
pects. Busty S/H. 60 WP. 

M0-HM9+ -■ 
Prastirious gam ca reaxre. 
Sac to wort hi to* rartal- 
g/to dept 80/50. Age ZD- 

rWiSBO 

Pubfishing co. ask Com- 
pany ArtnMstraur.. Mat 
wve good orgreisrilonri 
rixUties & strong pereonriity. 
Age 29+. 

CTL5B0 

Dir. to pubSsteng co. m- 
tMres pa to wore an tour 
nagaziies. PJL eqi. ntehi | 
as nvoteement in wtofng 1 
copy. 100/60. 

nejoi I 

[ p-jabfisbed P.CLco reariral 
Etoent PA wilt] good orrl 
nsatlonri abtfife-M 
vntakre. 90/m. I 
c ttejm I 
Smalt, successful to f 
agency seek PA/AssL ■ 
Lots to invotvement ft I 
^ood^ospess. SO typ. N; 

Interested c ai a Mas 1 
stated contact m ■ 
Swahor Cindy -I 


DAVIS CO 

SECRETARIAL 

01-734 6652 


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fwta* - Util OT Wwreri - to 


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WT PROPERTY mjae 
dta ere at are rwiMMig OTWh 

gwjtaBWriCo It taNHloraPAOT 

» xitraei ha mtoraly vwM ti 
tan Magrigwttiikaaawlapto 
www ■ ■a+.iawn stls -ppp « 

NffiSMB 

Sot to 1 ^ w5 T »ot 

Jta— red tow an nhi ar 
l^tatataUfflito ksson • wM ae- 

“*J*n«vsi)) w - ere* - sns - 

— 01*930 8207 


SECRETARY/PA 

c. £11,000 

Mafe/remafe Sec/PA to tha Vice 
h ^y oto, l for Intemriionri 

company m the West 
pressure posfflonwgh 


l)muirk\‘( iraifufr 


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OFFICE MANAGER/P A 

£12.000 - £i4,g C 


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no SiSen:j;'p;-V.; ■ 

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Jfeten c ; „ ; • 


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Ring Kathy 
. 01-408 1444 
Ansel ASB Rec Com 


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LA CREME DE LA CREME 



t-Qtusiotez y&u UfidMf OWUmM 

And cad for temporary assignments and full time career openings - in the WEST END 01-629 0777 CITY 01-621 9363 H0LB0RN 01-430 2531 VICTORIA 01-630 0844 



ONDERS 


nolton 

BUSINESS • CENTRES 


nmcirfS, 316 an etp^ding subsidiary of a public company 
EfSS* >ervl ? d *»«■ to external organisations, 
in addmon to furnished offices, we offer a wide range of 

tariaJ services* ^ M receplion ’ tele P h one and secre- 
te are now recruiting for nvo key roles: 

ASSISTANT MANAGER 

To primarily take responsibility for the day to da y con- 
trol of our client service facilities, in addition to working 
closely’ with the Manager on the overall organisation and 
management of the Centre. 

The ideal candidate will have a background in office/ 
secretarial services, will be familiar with the use of modem 
office equipment and will have experience of managing a 
small team. ° 

Numeracy, initiative and willingness to accept respon- 
sibility essential. 

SENIOR SECRETARY 

Tp provide a high standard of secretarial service to a 
wade variety of clients. Experience at senior executive level 
required, preferably in a professional environment. 

Speeds 100/60, WP, telex, etc 

Both positions demand energy, enthusiasm, flexibiliry 
and commitment, together with the ability to work under 
pressure and communicate well at all levels^ 

Competitive salaries negotiable. 

Please call Rachel Jones on 01-628 4200. 

The City Business Centre, 

2 London Wall Buildings, London Wail, London EC2M 5PP. 


INVESTMENT 

£124)00+ 

Cool, akn & compataJ? To 

Dfgvua & H *1 fee slow - of Os 

httsmes House - protanty car 
Vcense holder -to meet WPs from 
wjfflt nke ns to tontii at Ife*- 
nun SH/qnMV Orgnu navel - 

goad all r orator, never a dufl 


■ .01-481 2345 

albatt 


m 


CITY SLICKS 
£104100 


Due to ojansen. finance Co an 
saskng a pae o n who has a Italy 
personally to deal tSfSotteoaOf 
•nth ch e ats - The p o rtion otfas a 
wy good dance to propnss from 
a secreBiel posaool New postton 
- 5 waKs'lsMttfS. 

! 01-481 2345 

albatt 


HAUTE COUTURE 
£9500 

A Sytaii Fast** House wtbtatBf- 
maonal Bcdsm aeeto i tip top SH 
to nssar dwMD.li non tor 
efficacy. vwsankty ml me atetty 
a mt Mh Dtapve you «tfl be 
roamd wan gae aB tio OwB 
ilwum. ncsfem benefits sod 
eongenrt worlong hows. Smart 
promos tor ■ super Sec. 

<01-481 2345 

albatt 


BE YOUR OWN BOSS 

£ 10.000 

Personalty phs ortwty? Then 
Has intenor nfaebelunert Com- 
pany needs yon. -You arrange, you 
eoomri.' A timet m tan on WP 
as *wfl is your SH tUs. 930 am 
aw D uoor imd. 5 ate* 
Hofedqs. 

01-481 2345 

albatt 


- Adverfising/PR 
£9500 

Jon the jM set Tbs zany office 
want a PA who an ladle a mfion 
ttngs at once, s a pood organar 
and enjoys working b dead fines. 

Tm llrwwhnTrl 

1 op caonzzJB - nasscDuu rotmes. 
Raap the benefits and tag bonus. 
Sut aid Jobber 

01-481 2345 

albatt 




INTERVIEWING 
£9,000+ PACKAGE 

PA/Recnitnm Officer Is mound 
lor thee tope (poop & 5* Motets. 
Mwt Ion eome rtpwMge id ftr- 
sonnal procedures - lots at perils ■ 
tree hjnehes. Umun SH/typrg. 


■ 01-481 2345 | 

albatt 


£17,000 + 

package 


■You are. quits amply 
■the best! You have top- 
level merchant banking 
■ofcprpa&te finance ex- 
perience and superb 
skis, presentation and 
discretion. You wffl work 
■whatever houre neoes- 
Isary as PA to the 
iChamnan of a major 
City bank attentfing to 
Ns business, personal, 
and Parfenerrtary work 
{the Upper Housed 


Cey S77SSOO 
MntEnd 4397001 


r~L J 


Secretaries Phis 


£11,500, 

But fast! 


Enjoy using your ini- 
tiative in this fast- 
moving International 
environment as sec- 
retary to the Legal 
Advisor, ft is the UK 
Head Office 'start- 
up' of a large 
efivers ified group: 

Legal exp not neces- 
sary. but fast 
shorthand is - 110 + . 


Gty S778COO 
Mini End 4997001 [ ] | 


Secretari es Plus 


Boring, it’s not! 


Woiklng as a Manpower lempcxaty isnl easy .. . but who wants It 
easy? Our skill is assigning you where you can use you* skills. 
Which, we have to confess, keeps ycxj pretty busy. Our dlenis ask 
us forlrouble-shoaters; capable, competent, conscientious. 

• Executive Secretaries 

• Information Technicians • OA Operators 

CouM you cope? 

Call us now. 


SECRETARY/PA 

£ 11,000 

NuiraSweet AG. the Swiss based company which markets NutraSweet 
sweetening ingredient throughout Europe, requires a Secretary/PA for its 
London office. 

In addition to excellent shorthand and WP skills, the successful applicant 
will be able to work on their own initiative. They should have a sense of 
humour and an ability to work under pressure. 

Please contact:- 
Ewan Currie, 

NutraSweet AG, 

21 Dorset Square, London NW1 6QG. 
01-724 6037. 


©MANPCWE 

Temporary Staff Specialists 


Tel: 225 0505 

24 hour answering service . 


Exceptional 
Benefits in Legal 
£9,000 +, + ! 

dmanri.l iMik 

and bonus plus real 

apprec iation from your 

yoong boas for your legal 

a pence ce. will add 10 the 

| spice of handling bfcnai- 

in* cates. Wiih good 

cut KUi Lamed 


iStafflnnodnctipas 

TEL: 0V486 6951 



Wine 
Tasting 
£9,000 

I Attend wine tasting councs 
land utilise this knowkdae 
by ruanini the office of lira 
SWI international wine 
company. To assist the «alit 
executive you win need ini- 
tiative. enjoy people comae! 
and speak accHcni French. 
With good SH/Typng. 

n* CarrtH HMfaqer 


TEL: 01-486 6951 



Manager/PA in 
Publishing 
£ 10,000 

Mange the secrriarial and 
admin raff and assifi tolora 
in organisne courses, pub- 
lished by this company, for 
brokers and executives. 
With good Typing and rusty 
Shorthand. this oppor- 
tunity to develop your' 
-career- and ■■ - - 

~ Csfl Lym U* NOW 


| Staff IntxodtictiOas 
TEL: 01-486 6651 



Upmarket Temping 

to £12,000 

This autumn, join an exclusive and upwardly- 
mobile elite. The pick of Londoris prestige 
jobs. Rewards that pay full recognition to 
excellence. And something more. Longer- 
term career growth. Financially our pay 
structure reflects your development So too 
our training unit, where without charge or 
obligation you can bring yourself up to date 
on the latest in WP Find out more about 
upmarket temping. Call today. 01-493 5787. 


GORDONYATES 


SecruBnenc Corwubvo 


uk 




'ASH ION FUTURE PA Cl . 

A naw paaBon rtdt Bta rt aoopa tar a prortaaional PA to aaaiat 
ttwvref respsetod Chtaf ExocuBvo o) this ptBsflgtous efinta of 
i tapwM M nt stem. Ful taw ta — * . tafartau parts mid at 
srtttrig aanosghara tar aonaona 25*. wa« wanted and pro- 
a anto d. a good oomnwntaBnr. rtm acorn 90/80 and WP. 

SPECIAL EF F EC T S JM* 

LbUss rtth diants, tsks thah britb Bid orgariaa fr as tan e a 
wort, as PA to KB MO ot Ms bueztaa dynamo company 
towtadtaspaoWoftactatorMnandTV.Wbrtkqindapan- 
danOy. yotTB nand ptarty et Man. a mature amtuda and top 
admin akHa as tan* aa good fyptag. 

DESIGN WORLD £11,000 

Wort doatay wto t» cosrtffiBtta BWa oxdting design eom- 
pany. on praiaett ranging bon tyapWc to 
ratad and Marttr design, tavglvnd from start 
to Orihn on ciant preMniatloRS. budgets tar 
aach protect a rrangteg hmhas and maat 
tags, yot it nand 80 v^xn typing. WP.anA- 
tavil attooteton and Iob el social c onffi ten c a . 
2S+. a w acM w ly p ra a snwd. yo<SV low 
busv onvlrownem and luxury 





OFFICE MANAGER/PA. 
25-35 £ 12,000 - £ 14,000 

Prestigious property concern based in beautiful 
SWI premises wish to recruit a genuinely ap- 
proachable and diplomatic individual to assist the 
most Senior Partner with the day to day manage- 
ment of the company. It is imperative you possess 
excellent inter-personal skills together with the 
over-all manner & appearance necessary for a 
position of this natue. Shorthand and typing will 
be used (albeit intermittently) so should be of a 
reasonable standard. 

For a confidential Interview please can 
in the first instance Linda. McLeod ok 

01-439 3054 (439 0482 6J» m) 


Handle ^ 
Recruitment 

10 New Bond St, London W1 
01-4931184 - JJ 


ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS 

has an immediate vacancy for 

ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY 

Circa £10,000 

W* nek i wril (xotShI, «k£ akoaied nd 
Arimrirtr a iw Sacretay to nn otf Owns* 

Tht acta s tU applicart wfl . in aditinn to p atac a ng ro fcnt 
scntnl ail urauautm skSs, baw soud atausottM c- 
ptrima mhiIbI wilfi idoiM re d wafag ppanfity. JUJty_tp 
deaf with pnddsois of wm from nwroux m wn lte l Cntto 
must bo prepnd to atqun VOU and wort prncasani dob (taught 
is-taae). 

22 Days Holiday, Free 3- course Lunches. 35 Hour 
Week. 

Anrocthe Offices ngrindong Regent's Ml 3 minutes writ tram 
Gnat Portland Sheet and Regent's Part underground stations, sala- 
ries (artjatf to anal and cost of taring reams) a c cre t in g to age 
and opens on Lkweaty Scrip . 

Ptaeso writo j —ndfrtrt y ta rtu Pamwri mi Offio Waaagw 
with c*. or f i hphiMM Kn F Kha for an Q p p fimtn a 
form: RCP, 11 St Aarirews Race, Lmdon HW1 41L Tot 
01-835 117* 



NO SHORTHAND C£1 0,500 

This young, dynamic travel company is looking for a 
lively skJ Quick thinking ^creta^ to assist the direc- 
tor. Responsibifities indude company research, 
Raising with dients and holding the fort Typing 55 
wpm and WP experience. 

ADVERTISING C£9,OO0+BONOS 

Join the advertising department of this International 
baiting company as secretary/administrator to the 
director and marketing executive: Lots of organising 
and dealing with clients worldwide. Skills 90/55. WP 
experience, languages useful. 


COVENT GARDEN 
TV/MARKET RESEARCH COMPANY 
CIRC. £9,000 

Young audio secretary Who takes pride in her work 
and is keen to be cross trained on to another word 
processor, immediately required for this fast-moving 
"■ ' lendes and 


comp a ny. Constant contact with ad. agencies 
video suppliers. This fivefy, hardworking team are 
looking far initiative and bags of energy. 

Cal Joanne Osborne 
Alfred Marks Recruitment Coraitttante 
41 PaH Man 
SWI 

01-839-4833 



ALFRED MARKS 


Swiss company require 
Secretary/PA 

Salary C£10.000 

Generous expenses. Extensive travel 

Betas transport require a self motivated secretary PA 
for administrative and secretarial duties possessing 
orpin i&ational abilities, an aptitude for language* and 
a current driving licence 

The successful candidate *Ule jesMing to rtwuK 
will spend much of their tune m Europe. Interwero to 
be held in London 12- 1 5th October. Apply m w nting 
supplying a CV to iBefog Tramp?* AG, 
Wmdmurasse 5 Ch-63l7 Oberwfi-Zug; SwitrHhnd. 
Tel OKW 1-12-222677 


pl en c M apti nw . 01-499 8070 
46 Old Bond Street London 1AL1. 

CAfWl^l0ireSH^«l«LAPP0Hmk!E^ 


J 


SECRETARY/AIR STEWARD/ESS 

Aged 22-35. for this demanding but very interesting 
position with an Internationa] group of rojpameaL 
Although working mainly in their London office, mere 
is a certain amount of flying involved on their execu- 
tive aircraft This position will only suit someone wno 
is able to work flexible hours. It is essenoal that * 
applicants have an excellent knowledge oM French L a 

confident telephone manner. t 05®^.. v jf ar f d u Shi5 
office and in-flight expenence. A top salary and omer 
benefits commensurate with the position are offered. 

pfease send C.V., recent passport photograpft 
and names of 3 referees to 
BOX B99 Hie Times. 


PV8UC HELATHWS 


£6,500 


Prominent PR Agency raqrtrw 2 PA* to got hwrtreO I m al 
aspects of PR anfl Marksnng. Sens* 04 humour and a typing 
speed o> 50wpm essenttai. 

PtiBUSBJHG E8.5M 

□rector of Overeoas Srtas and PR Is sneWnp a compa ta nt 
PA to 'hold the tori’. A wyixay potrton daman* op axoaL 
Mnt adHim l nte fc Hon and typing. 

6EBMA1I? c. £10,000 

PAwlthconvof8«lpnalGBnTBnjggB«lyr aqrtrad1 orprDdu&- 
lion Co in wi. Wbridng tor the European Director you wtt be 
Mffing to trawl and progress within tha company. 

EttTERTAHHEIT C. E12JHJ0 ajLfi. 

Th* Kreetor of (his exciting orpariartm is toottno tor an 
exoariencad PA with speech ol 100/80. Tha work includes 
organising concerts, sports ewnts and sponsorships. 

TELEPHONE: 01-491 0093 
DMR RECRUITMENT 


SENIOR PERSONAL 
SECRETARY 

SALARY c4 10,000 

We are a small head office in the City, managing a 
number of companies involved in industry and 
investment One of our young senior directors is 
looking for somebody special to organise and man- 
age his busy and di v e r s e schedule. The successful 
applicant will have excellent secretarial slnlk in- 
cluding solid WP/PC experience, preferably IBM. 
They will be smart well -spoken, discreet and 
tactful, with the confidence to deal with people at 
all levels. Probable age range 25-35. 

If this is a description of you and you are looking 
for something different write with your C.V. to 
BOX CIO 


MANDARIN ORIENTAL HOTEL GROUP 
SECRETARY TO VP WITH GOOD 
SPOKEN FRENCH 

wort in trie Regent Street Sales Office of this prostates hotel 
company as pan o) a team dealing wno the UK andeunxMan 
Business. Required excel tort audio skills sen motivated, outgo- 
ing personality, good organiser, career orientated. Satoy 
Comensurate with expenence. Good benefits. For interview 


contact Clemtmda 


D1 734 6671. 


MATURE SECRETARY 

(WANG TRAINED! AND 
TELEPHONIST/TYPIST 

Hectic financial PR company in the Strind Bads a Secrets? (goad 
Wang expanse pfas s tartfc nri) tn wort mini 2/3 AceguX 
Executives. 

We dsn require a Janior Santay tn newer da uteptom. recewe 
wstrn ad do some typing. 

Non-sncJars mb PR expenses prefe rred. • 

Salary: Seoetay £9500+. Juair Sareiay £7^00+. 

Apply wtft C.V. ta 

Christopher Morgan Marketing & PR 
13-15 John Adam Street 
London WC2N 8LU 


Why settle for less 
than tibe best agency? 

At MoShcri Nasft Temporary Secrriorks wr offer. 

9 immediate work 

•competitive rates and a ftoBdaypag scheme " 
.thvugfouttfievinter 
otfcpw of the best assignments m London 

After all we couldnt settle fbrkss than the best 
so why should uou? 

CaUKerata Henderson today for 
the latest assignments 
on 01-4390601. 



3«i Float CMBfiton Hotua. 
laOResenl StacLLowtan WtK SFE 
{EstnAcefai Reccol n.*b0relfaetia Atocayx) 






GO TRAVELLING 
to £10,500 

A very successful f nm p an y wbo xpedalisc in in- 
centive travel poefcagrt seeks three bright and 
experienced se cr e taries to inn their busy office in- 
volved in holiday research pr otect s. Hdp produce 
high quality dimt presentations «nil provide full 
s ecret aria l su pport. SO wpm typing ability and ide- 
ally Wang WP ability. 

- BESTSELLER r - 

£iosoo ■■■■■ 

J oin this m hv bouse as secre- 

tary to their .managing director. He is' keen* to 
delegate and involve bis s ecret ar y to the fulL An 
interest in the visual arts would be an area. An *A* 
level education and 100/60 rtalls Please 

telephone 01-240 3531. 

Elizabeth Hunt 

Reauimenl Consulonls 



18 Grosvenor Sheet London Wl 



MAYFAIR _ . 
RECEPTfOKIST 
£L5n 

A wefcominp smSe for im- 

« t visitors and a 
but business' Be 
voice on the telephone wB 
be your most important 
quaBktoions. You wil] look 
after the comings and go- 
ings of a busy firm of young 
Chartered Surveyors and 
Property developers. 
Switchboard experience and 
a little typing are also nec- 
essary. BeauWui offices and 
excetient benefits Age 23+ 
01 589 4422 

-Senior- - - 
Secretaries 

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COLLEGE LEAVER 
MARKETING 

ttjs Off 

first prove your capacity for 
had wort and you ability to 
get on wefl with yomg lively 
consrtaHte then later ftera 
will be good promotion 
prospects. 

bi the meantime, there win 
be lots of typing to keep you 
busy inckidlng lengthy busi- 
ness contracts. 80/50 
sfeBs. 

01 589 4422 

Senior - 
Secreiarfes 

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IN THE CITY 
to £13,000 

J ain ridx trading, hncmarional Gty bunk as secre- 
tary u the head of tbeir research depanuicm. 
Set up conferences and. sem inars and provide exed- 
lent secretarial support. Ideally yooU have a bonk- 
ing background, 100/60 drills and Wp ability es- 
s cmial . Benefits indude free hues to wort and 
mongage subsidy. 

INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH 
£1^500 + paid overtime 

A very successful firm of international re search 
consulta n ts seeks- a number of energetic out- 
going secretaries who enjoy being busy and woridng 
in a lively, unstructured environment. Lots of vari- 
ety and well eq uipp ed o ffices . 60 wpm audio ability 
arid a stable career history needed. Please telephone 
01-248 3551. 

Elizabeth Hunt 

Reaulmant Consuftonb 
23 Coleg© HS London EC4 




P.A./SEC, 

c.11,000 


If ynu i Gke to be faitahvd with veering up tw systems, 
ntraniuiteandliaisiro: at all levels, sotting out- queries, andean 
•adl provide a gnod sccreiarial service (sh/typ mriL thw pteasv 
call on 411 101I .br foil details and ask for Mr Alford. 
Genesis Appts. 


SECRETARY TO 
FINANCE DIRECTOR 

Financial Times Business Information is looking 
for a secretary to the Director of Finance. 
The successful applicant will preferably have ex- 
perience of working in an accounting 
background with good shorthand and typing and 
preferably word processing. Ability to type de- 
tailed figure schedules within tight deadlines 
essentiaL Salary cj£ 9J200. 5 weeks holiday ris- 
ing fa 6 weeks after 2 years service. If you are 
interested please send fuli C.V. to : 

Steve Bevan 
Personnel Officer 
F.T.B.L 

Grey stoke Place 
Fetter Lane 
London EC4A 1ND 



asalr 


MEDICAL DEPARTMENT 
SECRETARY 

Researcn Funos Admrasrsmr requns qu3trfad/& 

Dry to assist n busy office vntti venal rttUfiS. 



bon. 102 Ghucesw Race. Loalon WIN 40H: 


J 


ONE YEARS 
EXP PR 
£8,500 

Start the day with your 
free breakfast and then 
become involved with 
lota of telephone work, 
client liaiaon. sending 
out press releases and 
organising meetings and 
seminars. Good fast typ- 
ing on the WP. 
Shorthand and audio 
usefoL Subsidised lunch 
is also available with 
these friendly PR Con- 
sultants in WCl 


CHAIRMAN 
DESIGNATE 
£10,000 Neg 

As secretary /PA to the 
Senior Director (Chair- 
man Designate) your 
duties and scope will 
grow aa his do. 
organising meetings, 
lunches, your own cor- 
respondence and also 
looking after his personal 
life will mean a busy and 
rewarding day. Ideally £5 
to 40 an articulate self 
atarter. you will have 
alrifis of 90/60. 






EDITORIAL 

SECRETARY 

The financial Times Newspaper has a vacancy for a 
secretary aged 18+ to join its editorial department 
where he/sbe will wort for a u-m of j annalists. 

A GCE *0’ Level education inc hiding Maths and En- 
glish, Shorthand/ typing skills, and the ability To be 
flexible and adaptable are the main requirements. This 

K it ion may suit a college leaver. 

: job involves some secretarial work, clerical duties 
and providing a “cuttings" service for journalists. 
Salary cJC8.250 pa and hen efits including five weeks 
annual leave rising to six weeks after two years service, 
a subsidised restaurant, and a season ticket loan 
schema. - - - - 

Please apply in writing enclosing a current CV to : 
Personnel ucptiHw Financial Times, Bracken House, 
10 Cannon St-, London EC-4P 4BY or telephone 01 236 
9758 for an application form. 


■TOE 



Tasteful Temping... 

No hassles. No let-downs. Just plain, simple, 
high grade temping. 

A tasteful package of top jobs, elite rates and 
thoroughly professional service. 

If you have sound skills and experience, you 
should be talking to “The Work Shop'. 
Telephone Sue Cooke on 01-409 1232. 

Recruitment Consultants HHI 


EXPERIENCED 

CONSCIENTIOUS 

SECRETARY 

Required for hectic sale* department of sales promotion 
company. Excellent typing; good spelling essential. 
Shonband/speedwriting and familiarity with WP 
prefmd. Age 23+. The wort is varied ami would suit a 
person who likes to be involved. The committed appli- 
cant can make the job grow into a PA position. Salary 
£9.900 pa 

Please apply with CV ta 

Mrs. Brenda Turner. StansfieJd Lake & Co. 47/49 
Pitfieki St, London Nl 6DA. Tel 01 233 5167 


Administration Manager to 
act as P.A. to M.D. 

Richmond, £10,000. 

You will have worked as the administration manager 
In a medium to large company. You reNsh the chal- 
lenge of assisting an overworked M.D. Essential 
qualities are iniative, efficiency, and an outgoing 
personality 

Call Brian White. 

01 948 5922. 


MULTILINGUAL PA 
MARKETING c£10,000 

Prestige Marketing/ Sales -promotion group in 
luxury riverside offices seek experienced secre^ 
taiy to; assistant senior executive. A full PA 
support role invloving the commercial use of 
French/Spanish/Gennan with prospects of 
travel abroad. Cross training offered on Olivetti 
WP. Ideal age 25+ full details 01 408 1220 Steve' 
Mills Recruitment Consultants. 


OFFICE MANAGER/PA 
£10, 000-114, 000 neg 

Wouldyour administrative skills and personality extend 

• audio required. v 

ALEXIS^PERSONNEL 01 439 2777 







THE TIMES MONDAY SEPTEMBER 29 1986 



All classified advertisements 
on be accepted by telephone 
tempt Announcements). The 
deadline s S.OOpm 2 days prior 
tn pahbeation (w S.OOpm Mon- 
day for Wednesday), Should 
you msh to send u advenbe- 
iwit in writing phase include 
>o or da ytime phone number. 
CUSTOMER SaiVICES DC- 
PUTMENT, IT job have any 

■tuenes or praMm iriMioK to 

yovr advcrtucmrai once h has 
appeal e d , please c on ac t our 
Customer Serv ices Department 
bj idcphooe on 01-4*1 4100. 


PERSONAL COLUMNS 


FOR SALE 


ANNOUNCEMENTS 


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BIRTHDAYS 


CVAN5 Ctartco May Evara ft* 
PMn > to BO yean old today and 
m IXMUIlfuI « nrr. Happy 
BirmUv Lfttr from RacneL 
Rteen ana C(Ut. 


KATmtOOB BM tiryns Mr 
all void -out nmlv Our (Ml 
inrhidr mnl nuior companm 
Cmni rami xrrglnL Oina 
1078 

TICK TIMES I7M-ISM. Outre 
Ultra avail Hand bound ready 
for WnciUjlion also 

“Sundan". Cia BO RememUrr 
tolwn. oi-obb o SSX 
TICKET* FOR AMT EVENT. Cats. 
SiurUoM EXP. CUT*. LH MIL. 
All IhMrr and wortv 
TH: 821 <*.10/8=^0*95. 

AEs / VKa / Bum 
umeuir due ? on*- vjmronr 
an original Timm Newspaper 
datrd the very day they were. 
bom. C12 90 0*9231303. 
UNCOLM Cathedral oom and HI 
»«T rhaUre 1980 Lmuted 
editym Mint nmoiiton. OHers 
Invited. 0929 769711. 

CATS, CHESS. Lea Mb AH Bto- 
alle and ipM. Tel 439 1703 
All malar rmfll rdv 
YOU ELA OS T OHS S for patios 6 
driveway*. LtoukUUon sale Tel 
Obi 223 0881/001 231 6785 


FLATSHARE 


WHEY Soria lube 5 MIWH 
M/F. 20 25 kMlHe comfort- 
alu* modem rial vHIhonroBtor. 
on. Share unMm £200 
prm pl»U»t. Phone 0103* 
I3B2 Ida VI or 01-937 1099 
«ev cm nptv 


BATTKHSCA Prof penon rand la 
truce a bed ro omed home. Col 
TV. video, w/marh. meaner, 
mr. CM pur + bills. Tet. 01 S8S 
0197 lafler 7pm» ■ 


lAHHSMMV own (Mr n* m 
soartous Kk flat, pdeptr pees 
25 ♦. to mtrev CUy. £300 pem 
c*cl. Tet 01 007 09391 


OVERSEAS TRAVEL 


OOSIUlHEItS ON flfeMa/hob 

lo Europe. IU4 g. nKMdnUu. 

lion* OPioml Travel: 01730 
2201 AST A 1ATA ATOL 


HOT Tarvei boodavt from 07 s. 
I or 2 “kt at beach hatetk 
and/or yactiL Ol 326 1006. 01 
737 3801 1 2* tmL 


CHEAP F1JCK7S Ewupe WerM 
ut»e. Cdt-Edoe Travel: ABTA 
01 639 .6033 Rum Aapr 


CHEAT ffUCMTS totortdwbto. 
Havrnarket Ol 930 1366. 



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and Ortri Cotlron. 17 x 20 
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108 Telephone 0242 514212. 

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INSTRUMENTS 


PIKMCH cello c lBQO Certified 
maker ■ nanbau. EurWM con- 
diUnn. Liz.ooa Rhone: Ol 995 

5472. 


PARSONS Qreen Pkswl room- 
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battmam nr. c 43.00 mm pw. 
TH Ol 736 8067. 


SRI 2 people to share roam in 
Urge flat C36 per week. BUB 
extra, next to earl* court lobe. 
373 0109. after 6 pm. 


LOVELY flar CH mc Vi rarest 
ktin London Brtdge 19 rolmaev. 
Chartna X 98 mun. Very near 
shoot and nation Non smoker 
26-30 Pro! person lo share 
wlih writer, and cat Ol 099. 
3398. Cl 60 per mania * aUH. 


N7 • Prof female, own roam, 
share large mixed Rat All mad 
rons. Grh Near tubes, shoos, 
eic. £130 pem. Tet : 431 HOI 
(John / daysi or 281 2993 
(weekend* A eves) 


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WEEKEND or WMP. Honey- 
moons or 2nd Honeymaom 
Onrot it ibe iMapir or naors nr 
man ue cHies bi Aulumu or 
wmirr CaU 01-749 7449 for 
inur FREE colour brochure. 
MARC oi Italy Deal T. 47 Shrp- 
htotb Bush Omv Londao. 
W1S SPSL 

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sieniam. Bruwrts. Bruom. 
Ornrsd. fterne. Lausanne. The 
Hamm. Duplin. Rouen Bou- 
logne a (krone Time Off. a 
Chester Ctosr. Londea. SWiX 
7BQ. Ol 235 8070. 

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days Aim 2136 


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ariHks CAiO per or lor gnW 
\i| ilvimnnil apMPlkrv bouqhl 
Mi Hail C-l »>0 »UO nr Wrttr 
Jel Hai ipm Road- London. 
v> 3 All England covered. 
SHORT luw hold i2 6 Vrarsl 
■•a:ilrvl In buv 3 bed Hal wilh 
r.is» .ir.-evv ip sih. kmMMon. 
Rh.-nr O'Sullivan iVvorkl 01- 
-'V nrol i Home ‘ 111 046 1*04 
BOV REQUIRED al ascot for or 
i k.mmui dats m lUBTwthr 
RO\ |Wl 


FOR Sale. Tonkinese Wrens. 
Ovunpaqne mink. CnanipMn- 
sMp viork. £80 00 each. Tel OI 
736 9913 lafler 2pcm. 


CLUBS 


BW DDC. London School of 
Bridge and Club. 38 Kings Rd_ 
St* 3. Ol 589 7201. 


FOR SALE 


LOVELY lame carved oak ranv 
Phnr lined Plankei m» 1935 
made <«ilh lun carved handles 
uwiiert al s«|es ol II wilh 
• -•umled linish For (UrtKnjdars 
i" Viriv Mnase ronlacl ktr Har- 
n \ Frrrics m Carle Dutlue- 
l.rnes -sPUrnnrs )B North 
hih -1 Sir eel Aberdeen Tek- 
rb-nr Sumbrr Abe r deen 

ALL h.>usrlwld elfcns isupertor 
•lualilv . lor sale al Flat I. 87 
r-i9m.ui Gardens London SW3 
hells ceil I D OO am and 600 pm 
Fiidat 3rd October. Tel. 830 
KM.' 

BJUCMTS or NCTTLKSCD £2 

million sinrls m 1 Tib and IHIh 
ci-nluiv repiira lurmiuir bv 
•ene- «* l nuLmd s linesl (rails 
"»>i Srilietod. near Hemev on 
Thames .l>ig| i t-A|||5 

F1RE5T uuaniv wnid carpels At 
i'.-|r piin-s and under, aho 
atailjhk IflOs csira Larqe 
teem -(.-r irmnanls under lull 
••rim.il mu.- Chancm Carpets 

— .M'V 



MARBELLA Outstanding slews 
of Ihe sea and mounurinv. Se- 
cluded villa, set m approx. 1 
arrr land. 6 bed rooms. 3 recep- 
tion rooms. 4 bathrooms / 
showers. New swimming pom. 
Garage Lois of let races eic. 
£145.000 60S. Bank loon al- 
ready arranged Tel: London 
740 6148 moru U igv only 


GENERAL 



VOLVO 7pO OLE. 1983 IYI. 
G/arer/MaCk leather Usual ex- 
tras including air rand. 5 new 
dim wheels, one owner run 
service hesiary. 46000 miles 
Trulv ntinwcidale Oiroughoui 
C5.500 T#L 103801 860037 
iWIIK i 


MERCEDES 


CAUTORMAN sperincaUon 380 
M 1977 Fully loaded, a/r. 
leather r/sumoof- rnim con 
1'nl huperti throughout Low 
nilhw rmi service hrderv 
tr. 500 Tel Ol 584 T4Sb. 


Cancer 


rihrr we ran ht'Jt it. 


SHORT LETS 


ICTOBCR in London O- tiers - 
nri.Ri' rncniotiame 2 Pedroom 
• lew, I lac avadame holKUv 
Iris Iklfkm low season. Price 
{■■•ill LI50«w Tel 0436 
8731 1 9 


LERvacED anunuom ui 

kensinglnn CM 7 V 74 hr Stw 
Teles rNImMiam Apartments 
Ol 37 V tvWi 

LUXURY 3CRVKED FLATS. 

■ .-nil al L union liom £323 pw 
Ullig Town Use AMS 3T.V 34A3 
PUTNEY nnnlLil lor couMeforb 
■iHvWir. Hum 29 >epi CITOpw 
Ol TIM fO.VO 


ROYAL COURT 


l J I ; 1 1 . . 7 i kg r\ 


Fi*r lien. ur. phaig. Sw, IV. 
reern 

StuM h f30w» 
r M.munof nroisopw 
2 M kunge CXU-»fow 
W to 3 mots 
No Extras No Comnxsaon 
51 a nn w Tarrac*. W 2 
01-724 7024 . 723 *247 (T) 


FOR HER 


MINK COAT 

*n ptriw etnwv hwii *■ 
wo coal ol mri (mule 

'An Sa 10 am wa le- 
an £3.000 

NECKLACE 

An etrxnnunY ouuDfei 18 
al 00 U neddicz ndt Mo 
lirqe HKJh«n spioondai ny 
damandi £4500 

Please safl 935 7622 


Mr 

THE TIMES 

CLASSIFIED 



SELF-CATERING 

BALEARKS 


M ENO RC A Hobdays depa rti ng 
Friday /Saturday every week. 
Sept/Od (ram £120. Tel Ol 
309 7070 6 0527 677071 . OHI - 
I c Hal Maya. AM 1772. 


SELF-CATERING 
CANARY ft MADEIRA 


CANABW9 - Lanmrele. Puerto 
del Carmen. High standard ante 
wilh pool available 30/10. Te- 
nerife 28/10 HO dayiL s/c 
prices from £249. tOP23> 
778344. Tlmway Hal Mays. 
ABTA ATOL 1107 


SELF-CATERING 


HlUfa LEAVER/Voung 

Srrrrwrv/PA t7-soo 
C9JSOO We need a fartgM keen 
oecson wno is seeking lob in 
votvnnrni and has B 0 "uin 
W.P or SH/lyp SUDS to amhl 
our young Markrlmg vice nr* 
Mem. There klw«l admin, 
comiam uaison wilh Qu Bro- 
wns New York pm infer- 
national rhento plus mtreflenl 
carrvr grower Is. Please .nna 
Cavtledala 01-485 401 1 


na UN BUAL Oerman /French/ 
Engtiah? buemaoonal cmnpany 

In Uw CUV reg mres lBiguUlica|. 

ly ukmled SrneUiy aged 72 
4fi to awBt Director or CarHial 
Markets. Salary to Cl 1.500 
VJ^.: total parkagrwiin inretv 
U\e bonus, prefll share, free 
lunch. STL. MC pen si o n and 
moruac around C16AXXL Ring 
■01 1 839 3366 CLC Language 
Servirm & Co. 


CIO/XX) The MD 
oi ton small apenev h looking 
for a persoiubie See /PA with 
good secretarial skills lo help 
him run Ids auire. He trasefsa 
Ml m vou must be capeaMe of 
holding tor fort and dealing 
wim e Hauls etr. Age 25+. 
Please can Andrea <m Ol 629 
7B3a Bamm Media 


CCRMAN SPEAKING SerrettrlH 
witn or wtihoul Shorthand ur- 
qenlh reouired bv par London 

airnls lor inlerevting tons Ip 
M arketing. Enouieenng. Ladles' 
Fasluon and Finance Salaries 
irnm C7JJ00 lo 01.500. For 
lurtber drlwh ring <011 BJ9 
3365 CLC Language Smm. 


RET into oil and ItntMi M 4 JO. 
CWOO C9006 plus super perks. 

Thh super American od co 
based in toe West End reoulre 
an IBM dupiaywntcr sec/ P.A. 
u get reany Involved with inr 
otl banm Lots g I mvohe- 
monl 5 mieresungwork. Call 
Theresa on 734 7823. 


WD JO BB E R Soc/PA **lth 
80/50 wpfn io work, lor 2 Ok 
rnclois or lop Wi Go. Duties 
Include duty, arranging meet- 
ings. lunches and traveL dm* 
tots ol phone work. G&500 + 
nothing aUowanee a- LVs. Ring 
01 581 1254. Well on SUfl 

Ooowltaptp. 



SELF-CATERING U&A. 


H MPOII AIW Seal sale to USA«a- 
ribbean-Far Cari- Australia, cau 
tor praltoMuli ABTA IATA 
cc rxcepled. Tel 01 2S4 5788 


SELF-CATERING 

PORTUGAL 


ALGARVE ALTERNATIVE. 

The linesl homes Mr rental. 73 
SI James St- SW1. Ol 491 
0802. 

ALGARVE. Lux viRm/aati won 
pools. Srpl. Oct 6 thru wilder. 
Ol 400 2838. VlllaWarld: 


OVERSEAS TRAVEL 


Worldwide cheapest lares. 
RMTimond Travel. I Ouke St 
men mood ABTA 01-940 4073. 
TUMSIA- For your holiday 
where its srnl summer. Call for 
our brochure now. TunMan 
Travel Bureau. 01-373 4411. 
ALICANTE, Faro. Malaga etc. 
Otmond Travel ATOL 1783. 
Ol 581 4641. Horsham 68541 
ALL US CITIES. Lowest Wes oo 
■naior scheduled earners. 01 - 
S84 7371 .ABTA 
EGYPT. Tador-made hoMays. 
Dw h deps Saimaa Travel- Ol 
370 7307. 




OVERSEAS TRAVEL 


MOVE TO LONDON We will glad- 
ly help and advise on 
temporary accomodation If you 
are trunking oi coming lo Lon- 
don lo work, we have 
iracrniing. career openings al 
all levels with mamr companies, 
(or well educated secretaries. 
BBS 0055 Meredito Scoti Rec 
EG4. 


PUBLIC RELATIONS £11.000. 
This small fnemfly wi Consul- 
tancy would like a PA Mr their 
MO. The work wtg be very var- 
ied and wui include a high 
degree of admin and event con- 
tact. Good secretarial skills 
needed. Aw 28-so Pmsr rail 
Andrea an Ol 629 7838 Barnett 
Media 


LEGAL ABMM PA too shod 
band, i A young PA is sought to 
assist to setting up Ihe new Lon- 
don office oi UAs wed 
established practice. Involved 
nghl Rom toe outset, you win 
carry out a developing function 
which wXl gh'e you lots of to- 
vohefiteM and exc-exp.Typing 
al 60 wpra. audio soutty and 
some legal eics req*d. Salary 
£8500 lo £10400 aae Syner- 
gy. " Ihe - recndlmenl 
consultancy. 01-637 9533 

MATURE SECRETARY 40+ 

£KXOOO Join tots very famous 
name firm of disuilrro as eecwp- 
tary M two very imaenn 
directors. TMs coo Id tie the ide- 
al pod don H you are returning 
to work having brought up a 
family or If you are seeking an 
■mgrewrtsrd but secure posi- 
tion In selUe Into. 100/50 win* 
needed. Please I Henbane 01 
240 3511/3631 (West Endi or 
Ol 240 3551 tatyL LBzabeto 
Hum Recruitment OonsuUanls. 

PCRSOMJKL ABGTjhO Short 
hand. I £10000 ghat etc. 
benefits. A young Sec b sought 
by ihb Influential retail compa- 
ny to carry out a varied 
personnel runcllan. AlthouNi 
ihcre Is a see function within 
Uds position, toe emphasis b on 
a responsible admm role which 
will give you toe exp. to build a 
real career. Typing al SS wpm 
6 audio ability regM Synergy, 
the lecruUment consultancy. 
01-637 9533 

P BU P Uir V. No S/H £9000 ph> 
free [ravel. Presagtous wi Co. 
whii lovely offices and a very 
friendly, busy, ahnoripheie. 
seek a bright upmarket Sec /PA. 
The paauion Involves tUraty of 
admlri and etteni ItaNPP and 
you win ac co mp a ny your boat 
when he surveys propert i es. 
AppAranb must be wed 
organised and able lo prloritbe. 
Age 21 +. Good sorting and typ- 
ing essential. Call Kata Ol 831 
7372 XP advertising. 

YOtHtC SECRETARY .age 19* tor 
beautiful offices West End. 
Work hard ptay hard atmo- 
sphere. skins 100/50- Can Jane 
Capon 93B 1646 Mnierlock 

iAgyk 

PntSnNHFL RC, Ist/aw Job- 
ber far victoria based co. No 
s/h. UTtle audio, good promo- 
tion prospects. CBjOOO. Alexis 
Personnel 01-439 7777 
SEARCY The -camera seeks an 
a d a pt a b l e secretary Mr 2. cater- 
ing Managers- Accurate typing, 
rosy SH. TH Marla Ol BBS 
0605 

TZLEVHMN CO, WI legiims 
bnghl young Sec Mr busy Mar- 
keting Exec. Lots of 'adndn. 
<£9.000. AJexR Personnel Ol 
439 2777 

AUDIO SEC £9.000 Mr WI com 
pony. Training will be ghen to 
their industry. Tet 01-248 8666 
Centre Gi rt Dnp Afar. 
DriCERT audM -tygtsL good 
roeeifa essential. Tor West End 
Literary Agency. Salary nego- 
tiable. Ring 836-4271. 

FWPT1 I g i dk i P Ay pec for 
p.R./ advmnmg/ promot i on 
OpL Oty- £13.000 PA + neg. 
Ol 404 4854. Carrefour Agy. 



JUNIOR SEC COlK^e 
2nd jobber wilh 90/50 wpm 
lor newly nwlri poR 
PR/Pubbfcbr Depl o f lop Wl 

Co. varied duties, goodi BTOV 
peels and wp Iraimng £7.000 
* 6 weeks hah. Ring 01681 
1254 weflan Staff OonsulianR. 


PUBLIC RELATIONS No SH h 
needed M work Mr 3 yotaig 
Exec's in tots Wl Consuhapty 

Vou must be ropepble ol aeMlng 

wdh a wide vaiiety td duties, 
good inmg necraary. 18 + 
C8.ooa Please call Andrea on 
Ol 629 78SB BBrnetl Media 


'THMD WORLD ORG Needs sec 
Mr Involved A adnuo based oo- 
siiion. Ri«y sh ♦ wp. 
Languages useful. £8.400 + 
rev. CNI Natalia TED AMI Ol- 
736 9867 


MUSC COMPART SWU reoufre 
Office AdmtolsiraWr .wilh 
shorthand and audio. Fabulous 
offices. £9600. Changes Me 
Cons 01-491 126S 


BflHtC COMPANY W14 require 

Reception H with Qrptog. 

Friendly, young company. 
0.000 + flee records. Chances 
Rec Cons 01-491 ISS6. 


SEC/PA with antblUOA. Mn 1 
years. e*p + SH Super «> dose 

Bond Street, c. CBOOO. Similar 

post In oty C9K- Word flamy 
(kin 377 6433 lAflab 









URMO P.A./ Secretary, c. 
Cl 0-500. Kidgh abridge. Woek- 
ing loe young haoof tMs oH co. 
you need a strong character, be 
wefl-saoken as well a» being 
ahfe lo liaise at an levels. For 
further details ring Linda Mtvch- 
eU cm 439 8071. 


MEDICAL SECRETARY, earner - 
traced, managerial ouabUes for 
Raedlatrtc practice. Harlay 
Street. 936 2023. 


expanding firm 

management cppvuiuui^ * 

seeking a MfllW MgjSLi? 
work for a dynamic WO* 1 .?. 
Energy and fl«tlti*lHy HJJ 
aoillb’ to cagNhweswnh*^ 
Bitimerecl Hi rompul*Tle*n« 
om atoantageouA 

*priHn9 and typing 60 wpjm*^ 
dwand wp. Triri«one^rt>bhe 
King Aims. 01-499 807 a 

RECEPTION 0*9° * »««» 
This ptWUqlOUS LI S M PK h 
looking for »»"«»»' "*rjSS5' 
re and • 

nv m toait gwlM G bwwBftil 
recenuon. RrapanmdJlnes m 
nude looking hu t me 
rsecultve tuning roo m, booto no 
toe boardroom and 
tooMrr tickets. Age m a idmu m 
35 years. Previous fW* jw 
rawntial- TWephgpeto^lto 1, 
King Appts. 01-4998070. 

STEP BOO TV JEIOOOOJMMII 

ofa rot and into the aeflon. Tins 

greai Hulc company h 
|m ractttfv aim full of fun ado 
A ssectotwojFMJfW 
MO* »on wiugiase to» Amerl- 
ca. took lunches. kHMrw 
keep diaries eic. High va riety. 
Good prospect*- Shorthand de- 
sirable. Typing «*jrog£- 
214. wax roll OMM 4«66 
MerryweaUHC Advlp * 
SeWlkm. 

T0PPA/Secretacy26 + wttolrtV 

2 years advertising 
at boardroom level wlU RYW 
status, rraponrim my and 
coMldential role alongrtde Onef 
ExccuUve of famoto Advonh- 
urn Group. Stolls 60 warn, 
audio. possSMUy *m«o short- 
hand. Personality outgoing, 
bouyani and paox-proof. To 
Cli.ooo * b o mg. Joyce 
Gubins Ol 589 8807/0010 
■Rec GomL 

VERY PRORSSKMUU. £9600 - 
skilled, experienced secretory 
reoidrcd by senior partner oi 
leading CUy ardiitecW practice 
This b an excellent opening 
within a superb company lor 
someone of maturity and ablh. 
ly. Dulles include oroaMsaUon 
of otflce suppiwv and admin. 
Shorthand and typlno essential. 
For further details ptcose life- 
Phone 01-493 6787 GoTOOn 
Yales Consultancy. 

WEST KENSmcrrOR COMO 
Work locally tor tots very suc- 
cesful product design company 
and entoy a lively Intocmal and 
(Tea dvr atnmphare as were 
laiy to toe account team. 
Trendy offices and Mts of wi- 
ny 55 wpm typing needed, 
shorthand not cskmul Please 
telephone oi aoo 3511/3531 
■West End) or Ol 240 3651 
<atyi. Elizabeth Hunt RccruU- 
menl CoosulUnis. 

11740 a + BONUS Small suc- 
cessful comapany with bittresis 
ranging from bloodstock and 
country estates to oil/gos seeks 
professional PA/Sec. Enjoy a 
varied day with admin dunce 
from tenants queries m arrang- 
ing weekend snoots. Secretarial 
skins of 100/50 required. Pius 
numer a cy, poise and confi- 
dence. Hodge RecruHmenl Ol 
629 8863. 


IN THE HIGH COURT OF 
Jt-STICE NO. 008671 Oi 1985 
IN THE MATTER Of 
COPECRUST LTD. T/A 
COPYCAT WINE BAR A 
VALENTINES WIME BAR 
and IN THE MATTER OF THE 
COMPANIES ACT 1986 
By order of the High Court of 
Justice. Oianrery Di vision- d ated 
2nd July. 1986. it H ordered toal 
Patrick Granville White of 1 
wardrobe Place. Carter Lane. SL 
Pauls. London. EC4V6AJ. be and 
to hereby appointed Liquidator of 
toe said Company without a Com- 
mittee of Inspection. 

Dated IMs 19Ui day of September 

P. GRANVILLE WHfTE 
LIQUIDATOR 


FROM ONLY 
£99 RETURN 

Save with Swissair^ 
Super Apex. 
London toZurich or 
Geneva daily on con- 
venientaftemoon 
flights. And daily 
flights to Basle 
(except Sundays). 
Book and pay 14 days 
before departure. 
Stay in Switzerland 
at least unto the 
Sunday after arrival 
Bookings and full 
conditions from 
(ravel agents or 

01-4379573 


IT’S ALL AT 
TRAILFINDERS 


More tow-cost IBghts 
via more routes 
to more destinations 
than any other agency 
PLUS 

- Fast, axnut. high-tech 
•onrtc* • Frt* worldwide 
hotel ft ear Mr* pass 
■ up fa 60 % disc o unts 
bamunlsation, insurance, 
Foreign Exchange, 
Map A BookShop 




Loa d oe i wasaj 








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ewfliir 


vim- . 



humor needed and ix 
smoker pretend. 

Tet SI 330 6844 


STUART DEVLIN 

GcnaafMuiaeer to bnemrionalfy renowned Deripwr/Gotd- 
>wme row mindS^ScaeMiy who it pood with 

pQ Odrrorrt jjv-vl ifalh emebtaLThe ruccewful «pplic»Dt ibould 
be rffiamL adaptable, and wflKog to wort ap port of A amafi 

mrrYliireiiwwtTr tJ OBl 

SALARY £6,000 

Please telephone Carole HerHey-Saunders 
01-253 5471 


Secretary 

Small, young firm of property consultants 
in Westminster need intelli gen t & capable 
secretary for audio typing, telephone, sta- 
tionery control & generally running the 
office. Salary £8750, negotiable. 

Call Liz on 
01 222 1616. 


OUT OF COLLEGE 

AGE 17+ 

SALARY £64)00 

Are you bright, OTlftusiastle 
and wanting to learn new 
equipment? Working with 
lots of people in friandfy of- 
fices in Wl you w3 learn 
sw ite h bo M fd. word pro- 
cessing and aucSo 
tecftnigjeeptos cope with 
a variety of duties. If you 
here typing speeds of 40 
wpm and are interested In 
ccrtfaren c e organising call 
Sharon 734 2567. 

J^SL Stella fnj . 
VRecrwifrfieHf 


V COLLEGE 
. LEAVER 
WI 

£7,000 + 

Could you keep cool, 
look good and sound 
good while young ar- 
chitects are Hashing 
in and out asking you 
to photocopy plans, 
send a fax or type a 
short note ■ all while 
yon are answering the 
phone (7 welcoming 
an important client? 
If so join thin lively, 
growing firm. 

Bernadette 
of Bond St 

HtoaifrnentConsulDrUs 
NoSSifemMornhMtea 
m+a aw 


Iwvcwang or Wortsto- geT 


5^1-409 uua Tito wS?k 


stepping STONES 


Asehusy firm, CBy Head- 
rxjnt °rs. we are about to 

J®** "“f ^nnon Street 
sstion and seek a wen spo- 


01 236 7307 



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Fitaritiun: Univerniy 

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School Appointments 
Eduoboqai Courses. 
Sch o lar shi ps and Fellowships. 

La Crtae d* la Citee and other 

se c r et aria l appomtinento. 

TUESDAY 


Campater Hortepnc Computer 
Appointments with cditonaL 
Ltaal A wnhtetre; Sohciiora. 
Co rom eic i al Lawyers, Legal 
Officers. Private ft Pabbc 
Practice. 

Legal La Creme for top legal 
secretaries. 

Pabbc Sector Appointment*. 


WEDNESDAY 

La Otee de la Crime and other 
sccretarial appoinimenu. 
ft t Wh- Residential. Town ft 
Country. Overseas. Rousts, with 
cditonaL 

Antfone* and CnlTrrfiMf 

THURSDAY 

General Ap pohuiientr 
M ana g c m en i and Executive 
apponnments wim edilorial. 

La Crime dc la Crime and other 
secretarial appoinimenu. 


FRIDAY 

Moton; A complete car buyer’s 
foiide with editorial 
tl i iiinMi a> Piuinrig Business 
opportunities, franchises etc. 
with editorial. 

RcstamantGaide. (Msathfy) 


SATURDAY 

Overseas and UK Kofidays; 
Villas/Conages, Hotels, FLtghis 
etc. 


THE WOULD FAMOUS PERSONAL COLUMN. INCLUDING 
ttNTALS, APPEARS EVERY DAY. 


pia* of « a seoaraic 

Name 

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RUTLAND STREET. S.W.7. 

Innwjculalc. newly demoted double frosted hw*to 4/5 bed- 
mm. 3 tatumm. 2/3 ■eceucisne, dogkroom. Ton HigbiT 
nHomnended. JflOOO p- w - 

ROYAL AVENUE. S.W J8 

Beautiful. interior dengned boue with 4 bedrooms. 2 batb- 
itfanu. 2 i waptiui ie. Garden. £850 p,w. 

Milner street, s.wj. 

Dctigbtfiil newly dmnud family bone with 4 bedrooms, 2 
rac rp t bim . 2 baUmxmw £900 p.w. 

GODFREY STREET. S.W *. 

Charming newly demoted unfamtohed boom with 3 douhte 
bednxans. 2 bathroom. S noptiaM, H oi kr oon and UDj : 
equipped kttcbm. £800 p.w. 

ABBOTSBURY ROAD. W.14. 

A good. nwdy decorated family boose with 4 bedrooms. 2 bath* 
mm. 2 leecptioos. Utcbsn and cloakroom. Off street parking. 
£700 p.w. 

CATHCABT ROAD, S.W. 10. 

Really nice bouse in popular area with . 3 bedrooms. 2 bath* 
mum. 2 le cep tiwa. fetchcn. dodmom. Roof Terrace. £600 
P-w. 

ABBOTSBURY CLOSE, W.14. 

Newly decorated uofarniahed bouse in quiet area with 4 bed- 
rooms. 2 bathrooms, 2 receptions, kitchen. Garage- Patio. £650 
pw. 

COURTFTELD COTTAGE. S.W.5. 

Home Rdl of character in esseUent area. 3 bedrooms bfibrocm, 
show room, double reception, kftchm. Fatso. £900 pw. 

DUCHESS OF BEDFORD WALK, WA 
Very pier 4th Door Hal with 3 bedrooms 2 b athro o ms , goad 
large reception, kitchen. £350 pw. 

LENNOX GARDENS, S-W.L 

Pleasant Sad door flat ondiukim pnlna with £ bedrooms 
bathroom. reception, dining hsiL OKI p.**. 

ELM PARE GARDENS, S.W.10. 

Very Rood flat with 2 bedroo m s bathroom, lazge reception, 
kitchen. £330 *pw. 

CHESHAM PLACE, S-W.l. 

Good. l«hi flat with 2 bedrooms 2 b athrooms i ncept io n , 
kitchen. Terrace. £300 p-w. 

ADDISON ROAD, W.14. 

Spacious ground floor flat, 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms targe 
reception, bbrhea. £300 p.w. O-N-Q. 

BURTON COURT, 8.W-3- 

Debebtfa) 4th floor Oat with 2 bedrooms bathroom, reception. 

kitchen- £300 p-w- OJN.O. 

WETHEBBY PLACE, S.W.7. 

Spams fitfaL newl y dec orated flat with b e droom , bathroom, 
reception, kit c hen. £220 pw. 

EATON MANSIONS, S-W.l. 

Preuy let floor flat with one bedroom, bathroom, reception, 
kitchen. £220 p.w. 

18 Montpelier Mews, London SW7 1HB 
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RUGBY I1MIQM; japan SHOW THEI R POTEN TIAL, NEW ZEAL AND REINS 

Cavaliers 


Warning signs for England 


By David Hands 
Rngby Correspondent 


Scotland XV. 
Japan 


33 


18 


Had Japan kicked their goals 
at MurrayfWd on Saturday, 
then they. too. would have 
scored 33 points. Thai conve- 
niently ignores the three penalty 
attempts and three conversions 
which Dods missal, hut H does 
indicate Japan's scoring poten- 
tial which England fece m 12 
days* time. If Kktsnhxro Matsho 
strides out at Twickenham with 
his ticking boots on, it will be an 
interesting confrontation. 

Scotland's performance was 
full of tarty-warning signs for 
England. Their scrum was com- 
pletely unable to move the 
Japanese pack, they lost 
concentration in the final quar- 
ter and conceded three tries (two 
from set scrams), they lacked 
match fitness, and prayed so 
poorly behind foe scrum that, 
when Japan were able to string 
passes together going forward, 
they looked formidable 
opponents. 

Scotland’s display, however, 
which brought them victory by 
three goals, three tries and a 
penalty goal to three tries, a 
penalty and a drop goal, was 
redeemed by Iwan Tukalo on 
the left wing. Even though there 
seemed no obvious intent to 
move the ball his way, he made 
so much of bis possession that 
be scored four tries, mulching 
the four sea red by BUI Gamxneu 
against Japan in 1377 (though 
two Scottish players, 
W. A. Stewart and, twice, 
L S. Smith, both scored four 
tries in fiill internationals 

Tukalo played only because 
Baird dropped out on Thursday 
with a groin strain, but the 
Selkirk wing poses- a consid- 
erable threat to Baird's long- 
held place. Even' allowing for 
Japanese naivety in the tackle, 
he has a lovely swerve and is 
swifter than most into his stride. 
He dodged inside three men for 
his first try, shrugged off two 
tackles for his second, and made 
the collection of ICeris excellent 
kick to the comer look easy for 
hisfourth. 

It was his first try which 
helped the Scots to a 13-6 halt 
time lead but, early in foe 
second half, there was a six- 
minute delay before Taione was 
carried off on a stretcher. It was 
feared the Tongsn flanker had a 
spinal injury, hence the reluc- 
tance to move him, but h 
proved to be a leg injuiy.lt was 
immediately after that foe roof 
fell in on Japan as the Soots 
scored four tries, within nine 



Watching brief: Laidlaw moves in as Matsuo tries to break dear for Japan at Mrarayfietd 

Bridgend deserve 
to be light-headed 


The scram is a focal point of 
Japan's domestic game and 
Chida, the No 8. was able to 
yiand off so comfortable were 
bis front five. Their binding 
technique, which effectively 
shields the hooker from, oppo- 
sition pressure, . gave .Derrick 
Gram. Scotland's coach, food 
for thought as did the fluidity of 
their passing. “I was very im- 
pressed with the handling of 
their backs and their running 
which was very direct" Grant 
said. “They knew exactly what 
they wanted to do, their passing 
was very fast and I think we 
could leant from them.” 

That passing derives, in part, 
from their inability to make 
through sheer, physical 
so the tell must do foe 
work instead 

Two long, fiat passes, which 
completed negated the defence, 
gave On old his try and began 
the Japanese domination of foe 
final quarter. “We didn't want 
our players to be fully match fit 
at iHfc stage of what will be a' 
long season and it showed late in 
the game" Grant said. "Even so, 
some of their passing is so quick 
you tend to become mesmerised 
and we became ball watchers a 
little bit.". . . 

SCORERS: Scotland XV: Trias: Tufttao 


By Gerald Davies 


Bridgend « j. 22. 

- Pontypool^ 6 

After the disappointment- of 
-Bridgend's defeat against: Sara- 
cens a week ago, Adrian Owen 
can now draw, much confidence' 
from his team's performances 
since -then. Llanelli and Ponty- 
pool are no mean scalps to take 
in the space of three days. 

What is certain is t bat -if 


which Bishop put to obvious 
effect, charging close to them, or 
teasing the opposition with his 
variety of kicks. But they suc- 
ceeded little this time. 

Bradshaw scored, a marvel- 
lous try for .the home team in the 
third minute after a superb 
•Handling movement, started in 
their Own half. Although the 
visitors ruled most of the time 
they could only manage a drop 
goal by Dunn and a penalty by 
■Bishop. GoodfeUow, although 
missing three others, eventually 
hit the mark with a penalty to 


Bridgend have , as they Showed uu r „ 

against Llanelli, a quality player n ve his team the half-time lead, 
in Webbe in their midst, and tf Then with a erim determina- 


they can 
round 


maintain such all- 
rformances. with 
iance. as they gave 
against Porftypool then foe 
Brewery field could well be on 
exciting place to visit this 
season. 

There were some who dis- . 


J a p an: Trisa: 
pgntafe Matsuo; 


minute* 

That may have been co- {fr ixyc an, Cm ngtx* 
incidence because, forwgj oS&.'SaSSS&iffiTi 
the first half, Japan bad been anmi: Matsuo, 
forced to work overtime to hold JV * £ *£ 

their bigger opponents, particu- ' 

lariy the driving play of foe back Vuktao rse&irki o S . 

row and Paxton. During that MtaBeffJifaABiU !&J&5lk£ M 
period foe tidying of Sole was ° M B 

Invaluable. Nor was Japan’s tbtePW 


lion PontypooT planted them- 
selves on Bridgend's line but 
feiled to cross it Dunn was 
caught in possession, the ball 
went loose, and Arthur backed 
wildly to safety. Aled Williams 
cave chase and pushed it further 
Thei 5„^ I re soraj"* 0 . 00- up field. Bishop followed too. 
paraged Bridgend after the mid- But Williams with a delicate 
week - victory, believing mat 
Llanelli have gone - doiwuhilL 
Perhaps Bath should be in a 
position to answer that. Similar 
comments were bong ban d ied 


NOT was Japms mwwjfrmw). 4 Jett™ 

tackling on the wings and at niU cwnpt»« {Hawick}, i am 


-touch over the line won the 
thrilling race. Adding his awn 
'conversion Poniypoors spirit 
broke and he kicked another 
penalty as well as converting 
Michael Griffith's try. 

SCORERS: Bridgand: Tries: Bradshaw. 
VWRhu, M L Griffiths. Conventions: 
Wtaams (2k Penates: WBaras. Good- 
telow. Ptmt£M 0 fc Penalty: D Bishop. 

apologies. To beat Pontypool is p Goodfoaow. o webbe. s 

a featBer for anybody, anytime. 


around on Saturday after 
Bridgend had beaten Pontypool 
by two goals, a try and. two 
penalties to a penalty and a drop 
goal. There should be no such 


back all it might have been. 
Equally foe Scots -may have 
relaxed, subconsciously,- after 
achieving such, a lead and the 
finer points of Japanese {day 
were allowed to emerge: 


F Ctadsr (Stewarts Mtayte 

Kutstoi. S Hbwj. S Onuta K Matsuo. Y 
Koriehfc CWJbta. T fi4to, M Accewa. T 
Tatone (top: K MlyamdSY SahurabK 5. 
Kurifiera.T Hanstri (cepiafaj, M CWdal 
Raferowl M fikkuux (Bjflfend). 


Griffiths. W Hal. P 
i, A OwtorJ Jenlww, M . 
B Arthur. 


.. ..The visitors aS 'eveT^ied to Bfa«nis.J 
tighieh thefcnorftt XorwartJiTasi: Buddtrap; c _ ... . _ 

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irds won 1 Jones. A CaiS. B Buriar. _ • _ 


picked: 
for tour 

By David Hands 

jock Hobbs, the Camcrtwy 
flanker who captained the New 
Zealand Gtyahets for much of 
their unofficial four to South 
Africa during foe summer, has 
been reinstated as captain of his 
couniry'sofiictal team. Hobbs, a 
26 -year-old lawyer, will lead the 
tour party of -6 which begins an 
eight-match visit to France next 
month. , _ . 

He takes over from David 

Kirk, the Auckland scrum half 
who ted New Zealand in inter- 
‘nationals against France and 
Australia during the summer, 
but who now pays the pciralty 
for the loss of the Bledirtoe Cup 
series aeiinst the WaDabies. 
Kirk was due to take up a 
Rhodes scholarship to Oxfoni 
University this autumn but he 
fine postponed this and will be 
touring France instead. 

Hobbs is one of 10 Cavaliers 
■(the name given to the tour 
party to South Africa) chosen 
for foe French trip. Three or 
them, Crowley, Green and Fol, 
are backs: foe others, Sheirord, 
Hobbs. Shaw, Whetton. Pierce. 
McDowell and Reid, are for- 
wards. It is no surprise to find 
them in foe party, once the New 
Zealand council had decreed 
They were to serve no marc than 
a two-match suspension for 
making the unofficial four, the 
selectors were at liberty to 
choose whom they wished. 

Brian Lochore, who will coa- 
ch the party, said: “This tour is 
important for us. We want lo 
beat France, and if we can’t 
achieve our aimyover there we 
will have worries in the World 
Cup next year”. There may also 
be something of a behind-the- 
scenes power struggle between 
Lochore and ' his co-selector. 
Cblin Meads, who coached foe 
Cavaliers. 

There was tacit 
acknowledgement in New Zea- 
land that foe return of the 
Cavaliers after the first match 
against Australia meant that 
Meads had had his way against 
the wishes of Lochore who 
might have preferred foe “baby 
All Blacks" who served him so 
well against France in New 
Zealan d this summer, and in the 
first international against 
Australia. 

The main surprise in the party 
is the inclusion of John 
Gallagher, foe Wellington utility 
back, who has squeezed out 
Cooper, foe Auckland full back. 
But Gallagher, aged 32, has been 
outstanding at centre and full 
back for his province, as well as 
scoring over ISO points in their 
championship season. Also in- 
cluded in tbe backs is Many 
Berry, who won his first cap in 
the dosing stages of the last 
international against Australia 
and wbo played last season with 
Glasgow Academicals. - 

Guy Whetton has a place at 
lock but his brother Alan, who 
was favoured to go- in the loose- 
nartet, has been omit- 
itvour of Shaw, the 
and Earl, who has 



Veterans get a fright 
from the youngsters 


Sun sets in the west on 



Saffron Walden . 
Blackheath 


14 


Youth showed scant respect 
for seniority in this &st round 
John Player Cup tie. Saffron 
Walden, aged 23, proved a 
sprightly proposition for 
Blackheath, the Club of 128 
years standing, and lost by 
only a goal and a penalty goal 
to two tries and two penalties. 

Tony Bond, the former 
Lancashire and England 
centre, admitted afterwards 
that he had visions that his 
third match for Blackheath 
would end in disaster when a 
Saffron Walden goal dosed 
the gap to 9-10 with 20 
minutes remaining. He could 
not help remembering when 
Sale were beaten in tbe Cup by 
Wigton with the likes of Fran 
Cotton and Steve Smith in 
their side. But Blackheath 
were just fitter, although Bond 
finds their training sessions 
“nothing compared to Sale's.’ 

As expected Blackheath 
kept the game tight with Slack, 
their No 8 an obtrusive figure. 
Although Hursey, the 6 ft 8 in 
Blackheath captain, won some 
useful possession in the line 
out, Walden were not com- 
pletely humbled in this de- 
partment considering that 
they had three locks out of 
action. 

The commitment of the IS 
men of Essex rattled 
Blackheath so much that they 
conceded Id penalties (against 
10 by the home side) including 
two for collapsing foe scnim- 


By Nicholas Keith 

mage. If Hughes, the scrum 
half; had capitalized on three 
from kidable range the result 
might well have been differ- 
ent, but he suffered an attack 
ofthegoHerisheadup. 

His first miss came after 
Parker had landed a~ penalty 
for Blackheath, and tbe un- 
likely ballboy was Dickie 
Jeeps, former chairman of the 
Sports Council and England 
and British Lions scrum half 
Then Reed scored the first of 
his two tries from close range, 
but Hughes managed a penal- 
ty in reply before half time. 

Parker, who himself missed 
five kicks at goal, landed his 
second for offside early in the 
second half But this .inspired 
Walden to . play -their best 


By Gordon Allan 


Gloucester-,..... 

- ...3 

Bristol-.—-. — 

— 12 


ted). 


rugby and Gittens, a centre, 
scored a fine' try diving on a 
loose ball after Kiety had 
shown his pace on the right 
t and kicked ahead! 


10 minutes left Malkin all but 
scored another although he 
seemed to spurn the hint of an 
overlap to his left. With five 
minutes to go the Blackheath 
forwards launched a typical 
drive into the opposing 22 and 
Wishart put Reed in fora try. 

S CORERS: SPttron WMdtoE Tiy: Otttrm. 
Cramniaii: Hugheo. Pantatj: Hughes. 
BtacUMtati Trine Raad (2J. MtaR 
Parker pj. 

SAFFROH WALDEN: A McKamen. J 
KMy> R Glttana, I McKeman. R MaAdm C 
Edwards. M Hughes; J Martin, J Hub®, A 
Ftouro, M w today, N Wood. J FUtouv. P 
Ftoch, M Crosstov. 

BLACKHEATH: 6 Pvkor. & Maharg. S 
Adeygnf, T Bond. N Alcorn: D Stater, C 
Rood: P Essan«gh.-T Fenfcw (rap: M 
Sco«L K Ruttw. M Wfcm J Wtotun, □ 
Huraay, G HjhuSml S Slack. 

RafaiwM A Spraadbury (SanorsaQ. 


There were • no tnes at 
Kingsholm on Saturday, hut- it 
washardly a dull match —in fact, 
when Bath scored six tries last 
week at Moseley it was fer less 
interesting. 

Bristol heat Gloucester with 
four penalty goals kicked by 
Hogg to one penalty kicked by 
Smith. Points in the John 
Smith's Merit Table 'A‘ were at 
stake (and. now after two defeais 
Gloucester will find it difficult 
to head it again), but it was foe 
stimulus of local pride and 
tradition, not percentages, that 
lifted the game out of tbe rut, 
despite its rough edges and 
incidents. - . ' 

The rough edges were evident 
in some impetuous and mis- 
directed passing by both sides: a 
shame there should have been, 
these crossed lines in a match' 
sponsored by British Telecom. 
Two of foe rougher incidents 
involved Teague and Scrrvens. • 
who were warned by Colin 
Little, foe referee, within a 
minute of each other in tbe first 
half If Hogg had kicked, foe 
penalties that followed. Bristol 
would have felt a trifle safer ax 
the interval when they led 6-3. 

Bristol won because they were 
more mobile in' the lineouts^ 
their cover defence was tireless; 
their running slraigh ter andf they 
were readier to take risks. 
Gloucester scarcely won any . 
lineouts and could not Com- 
pensate for this deficiency 

Gloucester thought Moga had . 
scored a try in the first ham Mr 
Little differed. . In the second, 
Bristol spent long spells in their 
own half but in isolated break- 
outs Hogg kicked two penalties. 



and be. Carter and Edwards won, -JonflMrrr-,.. 1 — — veteran, and tan. wno nas 

«lor«r*»i. tbe;llpeoiH J -JMitoMM*. “IgSLSSnSSrt^toS 

TOUR PARTY: Bocks: K Crowley (Tara- 
naki). J Gallagher (WMngton). C Green 
(CanterUrvL J Kirwan (Auckland), T 
Wright (Auckland), J Stanley (Auckland). 
M Berry (WararapaBush), A Stone (Wai- 
kato), F Botica (North KarOourk G Fd* 
(AucktahdL D Krt (Auckland). D Kenny 
(Otao k r on rart ta : S McOoweS (Auck- 
tendf K Boroevich (King Country), ,J Jttsfce 
(Auckland), S Fitzpatrick (Auckland). H 
Retd (Bay of Plenty). M SpewhUWataato), 
M Pierce (Wefawtonj. G Whtaton (Aw*- 
M Shaw (Hawkes Bay). J Hobbs 
V, captain). M Brooke-Cawden 
i, A Earl (Canterbury). M Brewer 
Sheiford (North Harbour). 

.-October 22, v French Setect 

(Strasbourg): 26. v French Select fCtar- 
mtmt-Forrand): 29. v French Select (Tou- 
toh); November 1 v French Select 
fPnpimnk A v French Setact (Bayonne); 
8. f Tiranca (ToUousek fl. y French 
Barbarians (La RocJwtta). IS. « France 
(Nantes). 

Favourites 
emerge 
with credit 

Liverpool St Helens must 
have travelled lo Wigton with 
some degree of trepidation, 
recalling the pfight of Sale in a 
former John Player Cup en- 
counter. But aH was well from 
their viewpoint, victory coming 
by 18-6 to vindicate the form 
book ( Michael Stevenson 
writes). 

Fylde had a more uneasy John 
Player prel im inary win at 
Birkenhead Park <27-22) but 
Park, who are improving with 
every season though still a long 
way short of former glories, 
actually scored five tries to four, 
having conceded an 18-0 lead 
early in the match. Peter 


the second of them in Jqjmy. 
' time. Just before that, a 
kick by MacLesm. might have 
produced a Gloucester try tf 
' Whitehead had- not been well 
placed;. ' 

;ft is a curious fed that 
Gloucester came closer than 
Bristol to scoring tries. It is a 
more significant that under 
Mike Rafter's coaching Bristol 
are shaping once more like a 
power in the land. 

SCOR g at C t kfaC M toK puny Steft. 

GLOUCESTER* i P 

Taylor. R MacLson, R Mogg, M Hamtn, R 
wiamu. M Pready, K Dunn. R Pare* B 
Fowks. N Scrivans, J Brm A Stanley. M 

mSreir 8 MMttawad. H Duggan. R 
Knltata. S Hogg, 0 Woodman, D Ttfouns. 
R. Karina. P &tft K Boara. P SntofL D 
Eves. N Pomphrey, P Atfims. p k®es.P 
PoflBtal 

Referew Mr cuttle (London). . 

Harlequins 
deserve win 

Despite tbe loss just' before' 
half-time of their prop, Frank 
Croxford. wbo was sent off 
Harlequins scored a weU-de- 
.served win over free-scoring 
Leicester at Twickenham on 
Satraday (David Hands writes^. 
They won 20-12 and both their 
^England squad members,. 
Salmon and Rose, distinguished 
themselves. 


m 

r-ns^es^ A-rm Wrf hu McCrave, a lock, scored their 
£%l£L ^ ■ first two tries and Neil Tbomp- 


Bob Yeman. the Welsh referee, 
for stamping and thereafter. 
Harlequins were forced to move 
foe bail away from foe Leicester 
forwards, their tries coptine 
from Rose, who also Jacked 
three penalties, and Hooter. 
Fletcher dropped a goal and 
Leicester bad to be’ content with 
a penalty try converted by Hare, 
wbo also kicked a- penalty, and a 
drop goal by Cusworth. 


Fire from fire Two out of two Sale’s heroic tackling 

f'ani* Town fRmirrl — West- Auckland (API — Auckland • - ® 


Cape Town (Reuter) — West- 
ern Province won the Currie 
Cup final. South Africa’s major 
competition, for the fifth 
successive year with a 22-9 
victory over Transvaal at 
Newlands on Saturday. Western 
Province came from 7-9 down 
before two tries in the last few 
minutes by Goggie van Heeiden 
sealed tbe cup. 

Weekend results 

TOUR MATCH 

SwfltndXV33 Japra IS 

JQIM SMITH'S MERIT TABLE 'A' 
Ctaoceta M 3 Bristol 12 

SMt U Onenty 4 

JOHN SNSTirS MERir TABLE V 
flonf 9 Rte b mond t& 

London IrM 9 RraUynPiik T7 


JOHN PLAYER SPECIAL CUP: FM 



lichMd 19. TYoedata ft London Wot* 
18. MM Ptties 6: Mudstore IS. Havwt 4; 
OM Rtautam 10. KCSOH ft Oxtaro ft 
Ex«ur28: PBriore 25, Syaton 16: Rugby 
21, Dtaonians ft St hres 16. Marlows! 
Ssttren Wtadan 9. Btackream 14: Swv 
doo 7. Camborne 23:TBun»n 3. Reatang 
15: Wrist Hartripod 22. Morfey 6: Wbrl 
Uimg20, Hartlord 0. 


Aucktand (AP) — Auckland 
beat Canterbury 28-15 for the 
second successive year ax E den 
Park to wm foe Ran forty Shield, 
New Zealand's most important 
competition on Saturday. Auck- 
land trailed 15-12 at the break, 
but their forwards then took 
control to score three tries to 
Canterbury's two before a crowd 
of 48,000. 

cus MATCHES: Aberevon 2ft Canfifl 
22: AbortMery 22. MaestaolB: Baft E. 
Ltanrti ft Borougfanrir 40, Nowcastta 
ftortbem tft Bmand 22. Roffiwool 6; 
Brougfiton Parti l£Gc*forttv22.C3>att8iV- 
haaiX Saracens 40: SOW VUe 13. South 
Write Pofea 2ft Obmorain Wnoerer* 
72. WHOM uper-Mara fft Guy's Hoe- 
pitta ft NtaWon 47: Hritttffiriito 20. 
Qcamr 12; Harregato 13, Vale of Utofr 
l&Noaftriftpontypridd 12; Northampton 
7, Mcnritay 1ft faM Bnah am 6ft GataO; 
0nan2ft VtetataMlfi; OUev ift Koto ft 
Pgnartt) 34, Cross Kays ft nymouft 54. 
Tredegar ft Roundhay 28. Kendal 1ft 
Swansea Si. Newport tZ Wasps 2ft 
Heaffingtoy 12: Wattrioo 39. WMngton 
PridifcTondon Scottish 1ft NewbffiMrift 
NORTH-WEsTt Ban Merit Table Rad- 
ruft 19. Bfaftam 1ft Devon Merit TaMs: 
Credton-12, Ofcehamplon 1ft Canranl 
Mark Table Falmouth ft Nawquriy 22. 
Cfab tnritUiu. Panryn ft Oemport 
Senerisift Hayto ta Driw and Comm* 
Poite''30; Banffiiacto 37. Ewnoum ft 
Stamouto 1ft WMngton 21; Taknmoidh 
ii Bedreini2. ~ • 


By Mkhaei Stevenson 

Sale. — 14 

Coventry 4 


Sale’s vkaory over Coventry 
at Brookkmds in the John 
Smith's Merit Table 'AT, by two 
tries and two penalties to a tty., 
was a classic in one department 
only. Sale’s lac Wing bordered On' 
the heroic, but bad H not done 
so, they would have been 
overwhelmed. 

Coventry were unlucky to lose 
their scrum haffi Clark. 13 
minutes into the second half. 

Sale lost their fly haff 
Rafferty, in controversial 
circumstances after only five 
minutes. Rafferty chipped 
.ahead. Oulton collected and. 
with a return pass, gave Rafferty 
foe chance to break and kick on 
. again. But when a try seemed 
probable, he wasdeariy checked 
off the balL Tbe leg injury which 
lie sustained caused him to leave 
foe fiekfe "■ . • • 

Coven try ied at the mterval 
lhrough a try by Travers io 
Jen ion's first penalty: his second 


shortly after half-lime regaining 
Sale's lead. Tbe departure of 
Clark heralded a period of 
Coventry command, which 
seemed certain to earn victory, 
but Sale's defence • kept their 
line intact. Eventually Sale 
broke out of grim defence; 
Stansfiekl kicked high, collected 
bimsdf .to .score and Butcher, 
appreciating rare Coventry lar- 
gesse. fastened on a loose tall at 
the lineout to score Sale's final 
try- 

...Coventry had virtually 
camped op the Sale line for 20 
minutes' without a point to 
show^while Sale were awarded 
two tries as a result of some four 
.sorties into Coventry territory 
SCORERS: .Trir Trtot: SontaWd, 
Ban ter; pra Htafa Jwrton (2). Coranby 
TnrsTrMei. 

SALE: G Jrinion: c tSdcenson. P 
Sttntfltad. T (Mton. H Sanjamn: G 
Rtatany fraii: S Muyura). H Rnom □ 

i 

Kamek. 

COVEHITC M Frilm: E Stwdare, J 
. MmsBiAC M^dtortl, C WuntsrjC RatatOB. 
D Claric^r^E C Ctopstoru; L Johnson, A 
Farrington. S warn. M Thmper. A 
. Gulfasr. B KJdner. D Trauars-G Robtms. 
vRtatanwKlteCBitoey. . .. 


son, a Banker, had an outstand- 
ing for the losers. 

West HaiHepooTs Cup win 
over Morfey was also predict- 
able but one would have pre- 
sumed the. winning margin (22- 
6) to have been more slender. 
Ian Carnaby. West's new 
hooker, bad a field day, taking at 
least 10 strikes against the head. 
Motley, lacking firepower in foe 
pack, tried to ran everything. 

West led through Stablcr’s 
penalty and he also converted 
Garnett's try to open a useful 
lead. Morley's score followed, 
when Cayzer. foe scrum-half, 
went over near the posts for 
Jenkins to convert; a pushover 
try and a late try for the winners 
by Lancaster. Stabler convening 
completed the scoring. 

Wakefield, consistently One 
of foe most attractive sides in 
Northern rugby, were thor- 
oughly outgunned for power by 
Orrefi. where they lost their 
Northern merit match by a try 
and four penalties to a goaL two 
tries, four penalties and a drop 
goal (29-16). OrreU’s first point 
came from an overlap for the 
speedy Wilkinson but Harrison, 
mercurial as ever, coumer-ai- 
tacked tomake-a try for Donog- 
hue during one of tbe few visits 
to OrreH territory that Wake- 
field's managed. A pushover try. 
plus three penalties and a drop 
goaL made it 22-7 at foe interval 
and that was that. 

. A one-off meeting between 
Waterloo and Whmiagtoa Park, 
the inaugural Giro Bank North 
West League Champions re- 
. suited ip victory for foe-.big 
battalions. Waterloo winding 
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THE TIMES MONDAY SEPTEMBER 29 1986 



RACING: SURE BLADE’S ASCOT TRIUMPH GIVES TIMELY FILLIP TO DANCING BRAVE’S ARC CHALLENGE 


^Dft*H«nd<sr 

■ finishing- • Pitting the 
PhjSJW*? to the 
of their respeeUve 
fiden« 0 ^ con- 

Britisb tor a 

PrenSr^? 1 *- V 1 E T pc ’ s 

OB Siuids^ at Longchanip 

pressed himself 
tta v J? l k[K*^ w ith Dancing 
downf D JO* 01 # on the 
SHE!'’ gallops at 
HroS? Ugb * on the 

at Newmarket, 
cf®°te s formidable pair, 
2S n ® aai and Shardari, 
22^ through their paces in 
• ons-roite spins. 

'Jalter Swinbum, still to 
oacjde which of the two Stoute 
oolts he will partner in 
Sunday's showdown with Be- 
]™fc jhe French champion, 
teamed up with Shahrastani, 
w no impressed in a workout 
with Dttuslan on the round 
gallop. 

• Shardari. runner-up to 
Dancing Brave in Ascot's 
King George, was accompa- 
nied by Kaiyran, and also 
delighted this season's leading 
trainer. 

Sunday is crucial for Stoute, 
now chasing record earnings 
of £3m this year. Apart from 
his dual Arc attack, his star 
sprinter Green Desert contests 
the Prix de I’Abhaye, the 
impressive Newbury winner. 
Milligram, goes for the 
competitive Prix Marcel 
Boussac, captured last season 
by Midway Lady, and Santild, 
recent winner of the Doonside 
Cup at Ayr, heads for a group 
one prize in Rome. 

There were smiles to match 
the warmth of the autumn sun 
on the faces of Harwood and 
Stoute, too, at Ascot on Sat- 
urday when Dancing Brave 
and Green Desert were paid 
handsome compliments by 
the respective victories of Sure 
Blade and Hallgale. 

Sure Blade, fifth behind 
Dancing Brave in the 2,000 
Guineas, provided a fitting 


mounting in British camps 



Sere Blade receives a cong r a t u l atory pat from Barry Hills after his trimnpliaiii retrain in Asmi’s Qhwm RKwh pth n 


testament to the training skills 
of Barry Hills when bravely 
wearing down that steely 
front-runner Teleprompter in 
the Queen Elizabeth II S takes. 

Out of action with muscular 
problems since outlasting 
Green Desert in Royal Ascot's 
St James's Palace Stakes in 
June, Sure Blade, looking 
magnificent in the prelimi- 
naries. showed tremendous 
courage to peg back Lord 
Derby's gallant gelding in the 
closing stages. 

Brent Thomson, the win- 
ning rider, admitted: “My 
fellow was rusty and we had a 
lot to make up in the straigbL 
A furlong out I didn't think we 
were going to get there but 
Sure Blade has Hass and 
determination." 

A jubilant Hills said: “ It's 
the Champion Stakes next and 


I hope he stays in training next 
year. He’s the best colt I’ve 
trained since Rhe ingold.” A 
high compliment, indeed, 
when you consider Hills han- 
dled Hawaiian Sound and Tap 
On Wood. 

Tdeprompter, meantime, is 
likely to seek consolation in 
the Breeders* Cup Prep, a mile 
event at Phoenix Park on 
October 11. 

Hallgale, who gave Green 
Desert plenty to think about in 
the Vernons Sprint Trophy, 
underlined the talent of his 
Haydock conqueror when 
coming with a storming run to. 
snatch the Diadem Stakes by a 
neck from the blinkered 
Gwydion. 

Greville Starkey was the 
first to concede that he had 
tracked the wrong horse, 
Acushia, during the six-fur- 


long contest and when Willie 
.Ryan set sail for home on 
Henry Cecil's filly,- Britain's 
senior rider was left with what 
seemed too much leeway to 
make up. However, be 
galvanised Hallgate to such 
effect ihat Sally Hall's sprinter 
actually won hard held. 

Lester Piggott's Deputy 
Governor had to settle for 
second best behind Clive 
Brittain’s Bengal Fire after a 
ding-dong struggle in the 
Royal Lodge Stakes. 

Michael Roberts, the South 
African rider, was presented 
with a beautiful run up the 
rails after Jorge Velasquez 
backpedalled on the early 
leader, Mr Eats, and Bengal 
Fire, who saw the one-mile 
trip out really well, is now 
earmarked For the William 
Hill Futurity. 


Luca Cumani produced an 
eye-catching filly. White Mis- 
chief. who upstaged Stoute's 
much-vaunted Unite in the 
Blue Seal Stakes to earn a 14-1 
quote for next year’s 1,000 
Guineas. This daughter of 
Dance In Time, whose four 
owners include James Becher, 
a descendant of the legendary 
Captain Becher, reap pears , in 
Newbury’s Rochford Thomp- 
son States. 

Pat Eddery kept up his 
impressive strike rate with a 
double, riding a copybook 
race on John Dunlop's un- 
lucky Newbury loser. 
Almaarad, equipped with a 
new bridle in the Red Deer 
Handicap, and weaving his 
way out of trouble on 
Cambridgeshire hope De Ri- 
gueur in an action-packed 
Balmoral Handicap. 


Revenge in 
Cologne 
for AUez 
Milord 

The St Lcger form was tamed 
upside down at Cotogne ye*- 
terday wkea AUez MBonl, a 
distant last of eight at Don- 
caster, beat Baby Terk and 
Moon Madness, the emphatic 
whiner of the final classic, ia foe 
Puma Earopa Drab at Cologne. 

Steve Caatben cat ont modi of 
the early nanag on the Grand 
Prix de Deauville wiimer, Baby 
Turk, with AUez MOord and 
Moon Madness p ro m i nent hi 
fomth and fifth. 

GreriDe Starkey mured AHez 
MOord op to challenge the 
leader two frrioogs ont and the 
combination httfej on strongly 
to hold the renewed chafleage of 
Baby Tnrfc by half a length with 
Moon Madness staying on too 
late to fnriah Hurt niiaitrrir of a 
leng th farther away.. 

John Dunlop, trainer of Moon 
Madness, said: “The slow early 
pace was all against him and Pat 
Eddery says he definitely needs 
a kmgor trip nowadays." 

Geoff Lawson, a ssistan t to 
AUez MBonfs trainer. Guy 
Harwood, also believes that the 
distance of foe race was a key 
factor. “Oar fellow simply didn't 
stay at Doncaster and we were 
con fiden t he wmdd get his 
revenge today." 

Punters evidently did not 
share Lawson's o pti m ism as 
they allowed the Polbtm^gh 
challenger to start at a fraction 
over 12-1 on the Goman tote 
with Moon Madness an odds-eo 
<*■«* at 7-10. 

AUez MOord, who had Us 
first ran of the season oa the 
first day of May, is certainly not 
finished for yet and has the 
Washington I n ter na tional, now 
a 10-furiong race, oh November 
IS and the Japan Cap ever Vh 
miles eight days later ammg his 
possible o bj e cti v es . 

Dunlop's representative in tie 
group three EBte Pnb the 
prevfous day, Styah Salem, ran 
well to finish second but was no 
match for Lining. Peal Cook 
brought Siyih Salem tote sec- 
ond place two ont but coaid never 
guttotholVi length whamr, who 
was ridden by Georg BocskaL 


Smart Sarab set 
for a belated 
domestic success 


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Sarah, who has been cam- 
paigned with great skill abroad 
this year, is nipped to gain his 
first domestic success of the 
season in the Harroways States 
at Goodwood this afternoon. 

Paul Cote placed Fahed 
Salman's- consistent five-year- 
old to win three group three 

races in the space ofsix weeks at 

Baden-Baden, Chantilly and 
Phoenix Park in early summer 
but it is 14 months since he won 
on homesofi. 

Those victories abroad were 
all gained over a mile but I still 
subscribe to the view that he is a 

better horse over seven furlongs, 

the distance over which he 
gained all but one of bis seven 
wins in 1984 and 1985. 

Further weight was added to 
this theory in the Waterford 
Crystal MUe ax Goodwood last 
month when Sarab led 
approaching the furlong marker 
bin was then swallowed up and 
finished sixth to Then Again. 

Sarab reverted to seven fur- 
longs for the Kjvetoo Park Steel 
States at -Doncaster earlier this 
month but met with trouble in 
running and in the circum- 
stances did well to finish fourth 
behind Hadcer, Moonlight Lady 
and Gwydion. 

The opposition today consists 
principally of upgraded handi- 
. cappers and it wul come as a 
surprise if Sarab foils to cope 
with the disappointing Lucky 
Ring and the progressive three- 
year-dds. Verdant Boy and 
Alkaaseh. 

Verdant Boy’s trainer, Mi- 


By Mandarin 

chan Stoute, saddles an interest- 
ing runner for the Goodwood 
Park Hold Slakes in Nndeed. 

who finished a dose fifth behind 

AUez Milord and All Haste on 
his debut at Newmarket m May 
and has not raced since. 

Sheikh Mohammed's Nym- 
sky has the scope to develop into 
a decent four-year-old and 
should have too much dasswr *. 
the likes of Old Domesday Book * 
and Cox Green. — 

Shafy, twice a winner for the 
.Michael Stoutc-Shci kh Mohan* 
med combination earlier in the 
season, has since been moved oy 
his new owner, Ptter Duggan, to 
Bill OKSorman's yard. Tmj 
lightly-raced Lyphard colt cab 
complete a treble in the Mead 
Worman Jubilee Handicap 
Silent Majority, a 
disappointing favourite 
Tyroliie at Sandown '66 
Wednesday, will be able to mate 
better use of his early pace over 
Goodwood's fast five furlongs 
and can initiate a d ouble for 
O'Gorman in foe Portsmouth 
Football Cub Handicap. 

John Dunlop, in msaveuausfr 
form at present, has runners at 
all three Flat meetings today a&d 
should fore best at Nottingham 
where Final Try (3.0) and War 
Brave (3.30) bold . clear-cut 


chances.' Marienboorg can leal 
off a short-priced treble for the 
Arundel stable in the EBF 
Palmolive States at Hamilton 
Park. ^ 

The Dunlop runners apart, 
my principal foncy at Nottingr 
ha m is Batson. 


SHsS Roche excels on Nemain 


The former Irish champion 
jockey Christy "Roche en- 
gineered a shock defeat for Park 
Express in the B landlord Slakes 
at The Curragh on Saturday 
when making all the nwomg to 
take the event for a second 
successive year on the David 
O’Brien-trained Nemain. 

Roche settled Nemain four 
lengths ahead of Mashkour and 
set a sedate pace until the 
downhill run to the straig hi. 


tbe final bend 
Roche quickened foe tempo on 
foe for rail as Park Express, 
odds-on to follow up her Phoe- 
nix Champion States triumph, 
joined Mashkour. 

Two furlongs out Roche really 
went for his race and Nemain, 
under retenttess driving, hek! off 
the despairing efforts of Johh 
Reid on Park Express by half -a 
length with Mashkour the i 
distance away, third. 


same 


GOODWOOD 


Selections 

By Mandarin 

2.0 Sergeant Smoke. 230 Silent Majority. 3.0 Shafy. 3 JO SARAB 
(nap). 4.0 Nadeed. 4.30 Gershwin. 5.0 Choritzo. 

By Our Newmarket Correspondent 

2.0 QuassimL 130 Bonny Light 3.0 Docksider. 3 JO Verdant Boy. 

4.0 Nadeed. 4 JO Dress In Spring. 5.0 Choritzo. 

By Michael Seely 

2.30 PERION (nap). 5.0 Scimitana. 

Going: good 

Draw; high number* best 

ZD E B F HAT HILL MAIDEN STAKES (2-Y-O: £2,344: Of) (18 runners) 


130 HARROWAYS STAKES (£12.076: 7Q (10) 

311104 3AHA8 fC-O) [F SataWJi) P Cola 54-1 . 


wattmaiqJWMerS 


-4812- 


2 

3 0212130 All 4 

4 111000 BOLUK^M 
Hi 14-000 LUCKY RMO] 

1-01100 G0VB1N0RM 

0-04004 CHHMENJDliGM 

210-421 ALKAASEH <H H TTHTOSM Jones 3-j 

404044 LUOMAN (B) (H Al-fch*taug) P Wgfeeyn 3-0-4 MU 
B VEnDAWTHOY fO) (SJwrikJs Mahenmnd) 


LCottral 3-8-7. 
J Writer 4-86 


WHSMtobmd 

MM4 

W Canon ■ 

JRstdl 


310211 
120221 SOFTLY 


AtxA) P Wgato 66-1 . 


Tina 10 

RHMs7 

Pad Eddary 5 
_ PstErfctaiyl 
__ NCariMs2 


BMWAZIFStinu 
4 BOLDTANQBfT 
04300 CAPITAL FLOW 


P Cota 90. 


ingem in Ud) M Usher 9-0. 
Daws) R Hannon 60. 


T(km9 


HHIUwl 

. AMeSoma 

CARPET CAPERS glSA) (A Baxter) R Smytti 00 SWUbmftA 

0 CASn£TRYST(UvfeiiafiuciMnaiNorfoll4teilvHanlMM A dark 7 ... 

0 DAUOirS CONQUEST (Dolor Con LKORHulclAtsai M PMcMnoo fflll by 2lfromCW8tPal(8-4)ai YamKJUtfipm.£4.BK, s0cs,good. Sop 16.4 rai^SOF 

FOURTH PROTOCOL (RRidiards)LCoKrBl 80 NCaWatt SpOKOJ (8-^ won inodarats h’cap by %J from Unairos (8-5) at IVfteslcnB (Bl. £1 . 

0 M «T CfTT(USA)(A Snati) JS iObHoM RMfais flnn.Sap9.20mn). 


440 LOVE THAI (M 
00 MMXiEMiai 


3 NATIVE DRESS 
0 PHSLLOFFH 
0 OUASSMI 


MUtol 
0*s J CrawtortBJ fl 
■(MreJMcOougridrf 

Part ATimdra-O^^R 

IQUASSOWJASaWi) F Durr 60 . - 

SERGEANT SMOKE (T SiAWD AitalliiwM. 

BtaubeB (Mrs C Read) PatM tairtS-O 

PLTMG COAT gxly M Mta^ 
TUMBU£T ME(RStfildBO}j| 

o wuiuo(HMjrarafiBU 


60- 
Holt SO. 


BaMkigSO. 


3 

4 

. 5 
B 

. 7 

8 
9 

•-15 
16 
18 
SI 
22 
23 
ZI 

29 

30 

31 
33 

2-1 Nafiw com. 3-1 Bow Tangont, 4-1 Taubar, 8-1 Wl^ud, 10-1 Bkwu. 14-1 
Lova Tran, 16-1 C^jttai How. In Fai aiy. 20-1 others. 

FORM 52£.T£u25? «*«■• •»"» "•»" m 

*--^*.vL_? q 5*^ l ^IIg^ ^^G oo<te«W(7f.g1.106fmaw ado, good. 

Sepia. IS ran)- NATIVE DRE^ {9-0) unoonaWarad In mabrBttnghaiKhCTv 2 ot^ond 

ran on_wB «ctoo home Mwn 3rd to S hap Romirxterrs^) wWtWUJUO &OL on im- 

SMWBBaaaeiaSbaamamag 

SSSE?JSSSS ,d,0,ln,lA,, > !l,l, “» 


5-2 Verdant Boy, 100-30 Sarah 41 Lucky Ring, 5-1 Botin Knight, 8-1 Afceaaeh, 
10-1 Luqntan, 14-1 Gowmor General, 18-1 others. 

BADII SARAB. Ow dess horse ottha oomeet. (9-4) ren o n aB Ip lele when 4fli 
rwrun baaen 3KI to Hadesr(»4) at Doncaster C7T.E8095, group 3 sika. good. 
Sap 11. 12ran). ALL AGREED (9-7) 3rd beaten 1 MW Merdori MawTOffi^) atChmtar 
(SSJE3.412. h eap, good to soft . Aug 29, 13 rmj. BOUJH KNIGHT last ran ki the 
Hungerford when down the field behind Kedear, best nai this season. (9-4) lead dose 
home to win a nk from Oroioya (0-7) with SARAB (9-4) held up end bated to qckn doee 
home 3rd beeim 1 K4 a Haydock (ft. £9.1 82. good, Mey 3. 7rsif UICKY RMQ yet to 
find Ms term, beet recent outing (9-6) 5th beeten 71 to Pemtoe Walk (9-8) at Epsom (1m. 
OtomedStks. Group 3, £15348. good, lOran). CHARGE ALONO(8-11)4th beaten 5X1 
to top wrintsr Mgato (9-3) at Newnatait (6f. £9,396, site. mod. Aug 22. 7 ran). 
ALKAA»l(9-3) ran ondoM home to win by a from Durasln^i ff-l^. an easy winoor 


an FHdsy. at Brighton (6L £2J58. site firm. Sop 17. 10 
haw been in tretevlearfi Br (9-0) 5» never nearbaWnd Sara Blade (9-<^ at Ascot (1 
—MSiM— 7^484 firni.Jiaie 17. 7rwiLVBmAlir BOY (9-3) made aBt 


Jame s Palace site 237v> 


last two outings 

■to win 

[softly 
H712. 


. N Adams 10 
PWWtieell 
. Pat Eddery G 
. JHaBNesS 
. G Starkey 15 
WRStetinm14 
J Heidis 
.IRmn3 


Selection: B0UJ4WQGHT 

AJ0 GOODWOOD PARK HOTEL STAKES (£3,066: 1m 41) (6) 

2 30-3003 PATRICK JOHN LYONS nfftsonsnPAnhw 5-93 

6 000004 BHGARONBR (IX (FSaSrnnlwBiooKS 4-8-11 

7 133030 OLD DOBESQAY BOOK (Loro Derby) JWWer 3 


■JWWBrWO-. 

■ 14242 COX GHffll (USAXDKBF) (KAbdufa)G Harw ood 3^-7. 
ratoOnMOOF SlwM Moiwnsiwti J Dunlop 
MtUSAHShaitfi MotiOTrad) M 


0 NADEED 


Mafamewfl M Stoute WML 


JReWfi 

TlvesZ 

WflSeMonO 
— GStadwy 1 

WCanonA 

D Roue* 3 


2-1 Cox Green, 9-4 OM Domesday Book, 3-1 Nadeed, 9-2 DunooT, 25-1 I* 
Gardiner, 33-1 Patrick John Lyons. 

FORM P*7WCN JOHN LYONS (7-11) led ta headed 3f out 3W beaten a to 
Cryiartng (8-ffl « Chepstow (1m 21, h'cap, £2^83, good. Sop 13. 9 ran). 
OLP DOMESDAY BOOK&1) soon beaten whan Gtti beaten 5VI to Suksn Mohammed 
(8-13) at York (im 2L £7^4, h eap good tosoR, Sap 3, 12 ran). COX ama-11>herd 
ridden ran on dose home, beate n nk to VOradly (9-1) at Goodwood ftm 41 h'cap. good 
to ftm. Sep 12. 8 ran). NA0SD (8-7) not qkn dose home when S4Ta In a good cantesL' 
beaten 31 to Ate Mfeird (95) at Newnwlcet (Im If. £4^67, ado, good, Mayl, 12 ran). 


Z30 PORTSMOUTH FOOTBALL CLUB HMDICAP (£3,047: 5f) (15) 4-30 COCKED HAT 8ELUHQ HANDICAP (3-Y-O: £2^11: Im 2Q (12) 


1 002100 AI«iaXLAD(&D)01EShaMlHAIfiHwyB4MBMHr0B«-1O 


8-11610 ROTHBRnai) GREYS 
114110 S&EHTHAJ CBTTYM 

moo HtOKenAOErirati 
iioetn pbiiohm 

1000-20 


02-0014 STffLCYQHEr 

oinoo^^B^H 


OtHBOCtl TACHVONti 
300008 NORTHERWM 
010232 PBBOR DANCER 
000010 SHARAD (B)(0) (J| 


BAKER BOY (DHT Drake) R Ntol 

CYQNETtp-p) (H Coombat Pat N 

MACttNE CD) (A PSer) Plfahm 
' UQHTfM (Dr k OwusuJNaniein 


A NUe4-B-8 — 12 

.WOGonoanSM T Ives I 

Khamsin) I Baking 33-10 _ PMEddwyM 

G Leads 487 POMdroalO 

B McMahon 58-7 W Canon 5 

MMcCouriBJM MWMwai7 

Memos 684 PaeO Eddery 15 

Pat Mllchal 3-8-4 J Raid 3 

584 JSea0y(7)1 

ASOeaRsmil 




1003232 NOS7UPPWG1 
00-0000 CAPtflff ^ 

000 cleavage! 

COTS SHTANH 
1 HAD OF ■ 

000010 DBTSSINSHIWG 
001002 SPtHNAXER LADYH| 
300410 MY DERYA (njMraHl 
00-2030 SOLENT LAD (EMeaDB 
580 FLAmjcHTrawamea 
040424 L'EIOft£DU| 


Deacon) 
anas 95 


R Hannon 9-7. 


E CTDonne*) D COonneO 9- 


>E (Mrs G BNting) G BaWnojM _ 
DANCER (Mra HCoEns) C Wktaan 

HOinsm (C Bamas) M Ppe82. 


(5)11 

7 
10 
1 


Saturday’s 
results 


Ascot 

20 1, 

(6-1); 3, Convinced 
230 1. Sera 



3^01.HeAgate(11-4ft-fav);2.Qwydtor 
^^3. Firm [ending (33-1). Acushia 11-4 


4.15 1. De Reouere (20-1): 2. Gold 
prospect (5-1 tevf i Rsdter (25-1). 14 

if 114-lt 2 

:Lady 


4jI5 1, White MscNef (14-1); 2, Untta 
(46 tavy. 3. Azyoa (7-1). 10 ran. NR: 




A CMC 8 

House Dresses Ud) G Bkan 80 — W Names 0 

‘ M lUarM DMcfcay2 

B McMahan 811 NCoriMe3 

811 — 5 


M Prescott 86. 


BLeitM) B StOWHS 85. 


R Carvrt 9 
— RFbz 12 


81 S8mt Majority. 4-1 Tachyon Park, 81 Pendor Derrar. 7-1 Bonny Light 81 
RotoerfMd Greys. 181 High image. 181 AmegNno, 181 Ma ss on King. 

r when behind POM ira fli at Ascot 
*l from Pindar Denasr(7-7) 
iQHEY latest fln- 


CORM AROROX LAD down the field on 
rUrtlYI Recent best ronn when 


8 field on Fridmr when behind Po 

■whining wfin (MJby lltrom Per 

■Haydock (S. £3.402. li'cm good Sep 5. 16 ran). ROItBlNELDS 
btod w«oi7 to Rendillng™er, earfier(84) won weO by 1 HI from i 
Mrtc (ES.170. h’cap good to Srm. July 11. 10 ren). S8ENT MAJORITY 


,11. 23 ran). I 


CtonUme ^82)Bt 

. '.li’cm 

... , . . lonveteto 

I FetoeToro (82) In 0 m Portland h'cap ri Doncaster (St. £18148, good. 
iMBESONPONa latest betted during the «se start In the Portland, awlier 
j « caught doe* home when 2nd beaten it to Perfect Timing (88) at 

TACHYON PAWC (81) w« ei out to ««in by W ftwn Gershwin ^5) at Bath (St, £2573. 

3j0 MEAD WORMAN JUBILEE HANDICAP (3-Y-O: £3^16: Im) (8) 

1 32-411 SHAFY (USA) (P CAiMan) W O'Gormv, 87 WRJMteenl 

2 081110 VAGUE SKn-fC-D) (^AmhwiylC Hormn 85. S Cydiee 5 

7 048124 A1 TCH WHEE (0) (P WnfiWfl J DuMOOW 55?""! 

13 021 DOCKSPER (0) (A VWar) AStowert 81 MAMertsf 

15 4-4M44 HjQATIHOASBtrpiSA)(LordH do W*Men}PWdWyn8-0_ PwdEdd«y3 

IB 204040 POUNELTA (Mm A Valendre) R Hamoi 7-8™— ANkOta*e2 

19 8000*3 H OYAL TWOUBADOW ffl) (traA) (R Sengatet) B HNe 7-8 sSISl 

34002 PRETTY GREAT (Lonl si^iews) I Mw Owwa 7-7 GDkMeB 


82 Maid Of Honfleur. 10830 No Stopping. 81 My Darya, 81 Gershwin, 7-1 
Salem Lad. 181 Dress In Spring. 181 Spinnakar Lady. 14-1 others. 

iOSETTRWGTON MAIDEN FILLIES STAKES (2-Y-O: £1/130: 60(26) 

0 A0LASH KAbduto] F0urr811 20 

AUNnESYBLJBMWd Manor Famq) JFiancoow 811 W Names 18 

BALNK5E DANGGI (P Hammomfl RKsnnon 811 AMeOtonoB 

1 ScMI) M Usher 811 RCmtoll 

raw) R Hutchinson 811 P Hutcfimmo (3) 24 

. TQuian* 


1 

3 

4 

5 

6 
7 
9 

11 

13 

15 

16 
18 
19 
21 

23 

24 

25 

26 

29 

30 
33 

36 

37 

38 


0 RARBARY COURT 
00000 BLEU CELESTE 


BRONZEWNd (»T PMngttl) J Dunlop 811 
22 CHOmZOjBF) (C WnghQRJ WBaito8l1 JH 
00 DEEP RAPiUHES (Hasmonde Surfl D Lang 811 ■ 


WR 


DOHT KNOCK IT (Shefch Mobarahed) J Durtcp 811. 

MASTER (A Russel) A Moors 811 


I 0 tXMOWHtHf 

■■■HGIDB 

TO 8MTTO WWS. m Saamae) K Brewer 81 1 


B Proctor 5 
RR»7 
. O McKay S 


AtoiBuRaraiS 
. s WNtwonh m 
_ MOttan 17 
- A bids (7) 13 


0000 HURRI CANE V ALLEY (Mrs Ra*ie) B Usher 811. 

00 LADY WESTOWN (Mrs JJanatBR Holdar811. 

04 IAVAND0U LEGBC (A Perry) G Lews 811 P«Mdraa12 

0 LUCKY PtCX (Sir M SotMR) WHtm81T WCarawZ 

3 MKS DAISY (Greenland Pertr LM) I Bakfing 811 PM Eddery 10 

030 NAPARMA (L|jJ LazzarQ R Kamon 81 it QSwleyl 

n>KXA (Mrs E Johnston) P8aam 811 ACWc22 

00 PRWCES5 SEMELE (J Sadie) M EnnstaRl 81 1 J Reid 15 

O SetMTARRA (Beranus H Thysaert) H Cedi 811 8 Cweti e a 23 

0 SN0W5D0WN |Mrs M WMes) 1 Bakftn 811 JtietMes25 

0 SPECULATE (Maktoam Al MeknonQ L Plggatt 811 TNeel 

O STARSIGN(R Webber) R Smyth 811 RHtteZt 

00 TAU3TAFF (Hesmonste StwflP Welwyn 811- PM* Eddery ts 

O YAMRAH (H AMMektoanj C Serateed B-M B~ 


11-4 AMU N- Bee, 3-1 Dockage. 4-1 Vague Shot 81 Shafy. 81 Preny Greed. 12-1 
Royal Troubadour. 14-1 Floating Asset. 18f Pourwtts. 281 others, 
rnnei SHAFY. recently changed etl^lftS. (9-7) won oonrtortmbf* fawn l^ndon 
hUKM "-1 (9-2) at YorK (Im 1LE5.150. h'cap. goo d to firm . -fcArflL »*M 
got nt) fiw race at Newroartai behind Memjft earifar (4-iffi tegs 

ibylSil from Kadron (87) at Hay dock (7f. £4253. h'cap good June 

1 BEE (9-4) fated to qcfcn when 4th beMan 10 XI to NonSca (7-111 M 

~42. good, Sep 5. lOraitt. 0CCKSDBM50) won moderate GUM 

EmmiW^lljeiaWito^W.Eatem^eteAuateBrei* 
(812) unable to qcfcn when 4th beaten 3*1 to SwtfTs Pal (89) at 
dQJKL good to soft. July 12. 14 ran). 


11-4 Choritco. 82 S on a tina . 81 Miss Daisy. 7-1 Lucky Pfc*. 81 Lavandou 
Legend. 81 Don't Knock «. 181 Speadate. 12-1 Twistaff. 14-1 Nopanme, 181 others. 

FORM if^et ^5? 00 fn te«ssion arien beaten II to 


dDMhametowfti 
ID ran), attch erlH 
Kempton (Im. £2.8*2. 
earty by 2 from PRH 

FLOAtM) asset! 
Salisbury (Im. h'cap 
ff lle rUnii: SHAFT J 


Abhert 
LAVAHDO U LEQBIO 
Goodwood H 

Smbeaion 


>(80) MG 

^ eimprove, 

<8«md ' 

twohnta 

LATE (811) never e danger 
El .590. mcto/jjgKKLSjgna}. 


LmgSeld (54. £1237. mdn. good. Sep 18 13 ran), 
pace whan 4th beaten 4ftl to Graencesde Hfl (88) at 
“ “ 1 12V MBS DAISY (811) not qcfcn when 

£4,142, mdn good to Srm. Aug 2, 7 run). 
"* home whan SBi to Lucfcy Stone 


SPECO- 
t®. 


Hontiy. 

Redcar 

1^5 1. Music Roster (181); 2. Ram* 
bang Fbser(81); 3, Native Hutorlir 
GoStiidh (7-1). 17 ran. Nft 
Chartotnenge. 

2.15 1. Hamaitan (81); 2. Twice Bald 
(3-1): 3. Bolden Fancy (11-1). Va gadorZ-1 
lav. 12 ran. 

£45 1. Sam** Sfipper (7-tt 2. 

(10-T}; 3. Colway HaHy (7-2 Jt- 
igtritti7-2iM8V.7ran. 

.15 t. Lwto Alova (5-6. tovfc 2. 
ChaMase H^3. Keep Cooi (9-2). 6 ran. 

3-45 1. Grea* Exception (2-11 lav); 2, 
Key Royal (4-1). 2 ran. 

4.15 1. Bnoadbw 
Batoag a to (7-2); 3. Dtoicar Do (18 
ran. 

445 1. Laoede (20-1); 2. Attempting (8 
15 lav); 3. Nation's Song (181). n ran: 

Carlisle 

ZiS 1. Lale Them (81); 2. » 
Wormed (84 jMev): 3, Rapid Action (84 
8tov).6raa 

248 1. Hop Picker (82 Jt-tav); 2. GOsan 
Grey ^2 /ftov); a Mcfcy Dawn (13-2). 7 
ran. 

3.15 1 , mtoerton (81): Z Prince 
Santiagoj5-4 jt-tov); 3, Story Snatcher (8 

Sbi. tokpaa (81 Mm* Z Easier Brig 
(81 IMm); 3. Larry HN (81). 8 ran. 

4.1s 1. CtonaMeadh (Enin tav)r 2. 

TsAght Emrean (fitik 3, 

Ta*xjt{181).4 ran. 

4.45 1 . Mourtgeorge (81L ^ BCy Tobki 
Haymg (7-0. 5 ran. NR: 

Market Rasen 

one! PopskJ (11-44: 
B-lfc 3, GrangohN fi 
5-2 lav. 13 ran. 


230 1. Colonel 
Monsamo Lad 

30). Point doer 

SL0 1. Book Of Kale (4-1): Z Kunon 
SunsNne (813 tov); 3, Breac San (81). 3 

3A01.QwalAIAbi(7-«:2.KenyMw 
Sing (11-3): 3. R8» Melody (11-8 tov). 7 
ran. 

4J> 1. Ba tttoftd d Bend (1811 tov): 2. 
Our Bara Boy (381); 3. Arbitrage (4-1). 8 

430 1. Ogden Yoric (1-3 lav): 2. 
Footwork (20-1): 3. TlMeeua Cl 00-33). 4 


501.1 

Ik 3, Spartan Raft (14-1). 7 ran. 

5.18 1. Hretyto (walked over). 

Stratford 

2A0 1. Campus Boy (11-10 tovfc 2. 
Doonai Daux nl??, 3. Kg Wadde (50-1). 
12 ran. NR: Mou SteeL 
20 T. Lord Laurence (4-1); z GevYi 
Cold RoOed (1 88 lev); 2 Oueenseny Boy 
(100-30). 8 ran. 

230 1 . WVe Lea (81): Z Country Player 
(9-1); 3. Broken Wtag (7-4). UstoyLad 18 
8 tov. 7 ran. 

4j 0 1. F8gM Sheet (4-1k Z SrfaerfleW 
B-ifc 2 stanxubou «-3- Yankee Doodto 
2-1 My. 7 ran. NR: New Soog. 

eaa 1. ftenrlirae Draw The 

Une (7-2$; a Fortune's Pride (28T). 
Homeward 11-10 tov. 9 ran. 

5^ 1, N ettemridae (5-3: Z, St Atotan 
(5-2): a AbtogM^4 fiwL. 7 on. 

U01.DameFm(7-ikaBMytoe(14- 
1): a Ga&ens Choke (81). Angles Vktaa 
9-4 tov. 11 ran. 


The Men’s 
World Hockey Cup 

Three games a day featura^ die top twelve 
hockey nations, including Engissd, Rikistan, 
Australia and India. 

Tickeo fwas Iicde as £4 perdajc 
And getdt^ there is easy^ with our special 
shunfescn^fi^WiDesdcnGrem'EibestatKm. 
Formoredfitaibcfagteat 

femdy day out, ring 01-245 652L 

Credit CartfBodfeigs accepced-^™^®^ 

The National Hockey { 

Centre, WiUesdeu, 

North London, 

4A-19th October 1986, 


4lMlt 


CARLISLE 


Selections 

By Mandarin 

2.15 Scottish Green. 2.45 Stubbs Daughter. 3.15 
Millie Grey. 3.45 Stand Back. 4.15 Cumbrian 
Nuo. 4.45 Mr Frisk. S.I5 Ali Pali. 

Going: firm 

2.15 RYDAL WATER SELLING HANDICAP 
HURDLE (£618: 2m 330yd) (9 runners) 

1 -401 SCOTTISH OftEBi (D) R Peacock 8-11-10 

PODonelH) 

3 -on CUOKHAM LAD N ChenPettoln 81 VI KJonas 

G PP4- LE PEARL (MJ Cardan 8188 *J Carden 

8 -F48 W0HDB) WLLM CSStM JDDo)to(^ 

10 2-8 THE RUSK <BF)F Jordan 810-6 CSnU 


3 108 BALLY ARRY W A ! 

6 OF-2 QALATCHWWdb 811-1. 


4-11-4_ 


11 0007 WV®S5^ABan8185 

12 


.SCMriloa 


13 -000 CAFE TOWN GM.HHari0p81(M 

14 fl>0- JUST GKAYLE MTS QftoviWy 7-182. 


LEBANON ROUSE BChsndn 8185 STtoawm 

HanopW 84 A Crank 

PMranW 

11-4 Le BeraA Rouge. 81 CSckham Led. «-l Seotosh 
Graea 11-2 Le Pate. 8^nie Roak, 181 Wdnoar HD. 

245 HELVELLYN HANDICAP CHASE (E1.14& 2m) 

w 


13 008 TME) REALM WFaiigriew 7-180 JKHnsaa 

11-10 Gatatch. 15-8 M He GrOf. 7-2 COgra Muse. 

345 SMITHS . OF WMTEHAVEN HANDICAP 
CHASE (£2^51: 2m 4f) (2) 

2 0FD1 STAND BACK (8D) W A Stephenson 8181 (Bex) 

It Land) 

6 -082 SMUTARM1YABDXJ WBde 11-5 B Storey 

4-6 Stand Back. Evens SMrtattr Buyabax. 

4.15 CROSS FELL NOVICE HURDLE (3-Y-O: £885: 
2m 330yd) (3) 

1 ALUSTERORAHSnELD G Moore 11-0— ■ Htoemoed 

2 02 BANTEL BUSHY J Berry 11-0 N 

3 OP BOLD DASH G Retards 11-0 Rl 

5 CUMBMAN NUO MHtiDMrtw 11-0 

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Pashmina. 430 Butsova. 5.0 CHd Malton. 

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4.45 Nugola. 

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THE TIMES TUESDAY SEPTEMBERJO 1 986 


THE TIMES MONDAY SEPTEMBER 29 1986 


SPORT 


29 


FOOTB ALL: CLOUGH, THE GREAT MANIPULATOR, fS MOULDING THE DAZZLING TALENT OF HIS YOUNG PLAYERS INTO A KEEN TEAM FRAMEWORK 

, Inspired Forests 


style will boost 
the whole game 


,1 



Nottingham Forest 1 

Arsenal....... q 

- It was not the first time 
during the afternoon that little 
muz Carr had found himself 
surrounded. Again he at- 
tempted to take _ on eafh 
— sometimes twice 
measure -before 
eventually leaving them be- 
hind. wide-eyed with wonder. 
One had to admit, though, 
that the autograph hunters 
had tackled him with a lot 
more success than the Arsenal 
defence. 

l Eame is still new 'and wel- 
comed with a modest pride by 
•flte 20-year-okl winger who 
burst forth 11 months ago in 
this same fixture with the free 
spirit and brilliance of a 
butterfly that dazzled and 
sorely embarrassed Sansom, 
the England left back. 

• His moment, like that of a 
butterfly, seemed short lived, 
but now he is floating again, 
xur doubt frustrating team 
males as much as opposing 
full backs by his boyish reluc- 
tance to part with the ball once 
set into feverish motion. So 
nue is such an audacious 
talent these days that Notting- 
ham supporters cannot find it 
m their hearts to discourage 
him. Wildly cheering his each 
adventure, successful or other- 
wise. 

'. The moulding of Carr’s 
us naturally into a keen 
" without destroying 
it by the restrictions that team 
play demands is left to Brian 
Clough, probably the greatest 
manipulator ever of football- 
ers. Carr had him dimbing out 
of his dug-out on Saturday in 
frustration. Had it not been 
for Carr's insistence on beat- 
ing everyone until the goal- 


By CKve White 

posts stood in his way, the 
championship leaders would 
°* vc "on a lot more comfort- 
ably than they did. 

As it was. Arsenal took 
enough positive steps to have 
won the game themselves. 
Forest's defeat in their open- 
ing game apart, this was the 
closest anyone hat come to 
beating them this rea son, and 
that with a perfor manc e from 
the opposition that was not as 
tight at the back as Geoige 
Graham, the. Arsenal man- 
ager, would have liked from 

Clough angry 

Brian dough, the Notting- 
ham Forest manager, angrily 
turned on his own su pp orters 
at the City Ground on Sat- 
urday when they obscenely 
cheered as ArsenaTs Nicholas 
was taken off on a s i w fri wr 
(Clive White writes). 

Ckragh said: “1 just can't 
understand why they choose to 
behave like this when thing* 
are going so wefl here just now. 
I have warned them about this 
conduct in the past We just 
don't want these people in the 
ground.” 

the first division's best de- 
fence. But he conceded the 
contributing factor of Forest's 
inspired r unning from mid- 
field which he thought could 
also be good for the game in 
general 

But there were some en- 
couraging signs for Graham, 
notably the impressive first 
full performance of the sturdy, 
quick Pbrry Groves, nephew 
of Vic, the former Arsenal 
wing hall and the authori- 
tative and perceptive display 
of Williams, despite still the 
odd moment of immaturity. 


Against this, however, was the 
loss of the lively Nicholas after 
an hour with a gashed leg 
which could keep him out for 
a fortnight ■ 

One feared the worst for 
Arsenal in the first min ate 
when Birtles and Webb were 
both caught offside. Forest 
were like a pent-up racehorse 
in the starting stalls. In the 
next minute they were off and 
ratting. Davis put Sansom in 
trouble with an undiaracteiisr 
ticafly-awkward ball, and he 
was promptly robbed- by 
Birtles. The ball was moved 
on to Webb then Clough with 
all the speed and fluency of a 
team of pick-pockets, before 
Clough finally squeezed the 
booty past the excellent Lultic 
in 


Bristol hooligans 
will concern FA 


By Simon O’Hagan 

. As Football Association of- 
ficials meet at Odsal Stadium, 
Bradford, today to lurid their 
inquiry into the trouble that 
occurred there nine days ago 
when Bradford City_ played 
Leeds United, they do so muter 
the shadow of a renewed out- 
break of hooliganism over the 
weekend. 

Having completed their in- 
quiry at Bradford, the FA look 
likely to turn their attention to 
Bristol CHy and their mana g er 
Terry Cooper. They were at the 
centre of some chaotic scenes at 
the end of the third division 
match at Bo nr neiaoMtfa on Sat- 
urday when Moyes, the. City 
defender, was sent off after 
Bournemouth had been 
awarded an 89th minute penalty 
to rive them a 2-0 win. 

City supporters invaded the 
pitch and Cooper ran on to 
remonstrate with the referee, 
who appeared to halt the match. 
Cooper said tater “I went on to 
the pitch to try to gel the referee 
to 'Stop the game because I 
thought there was going to be a 
riot" 

' Many spectators left the 


jtmd thinking the match had 
abandoned, although it 
transpired that the re feree. Mr 
Dennis Hedges, had blown for 
rime, Mr Hedges is to re port 
Cooper for encroaching on to 
the playing area 
Rival supporters also dashed 
at Norwich City at the end of the 
match against Newcastle 
United, an incident which rather 
soured the home side’s 2-0 
victory which puts them second 
in the first division. Drinkefl 
scored twice. . . 

One of the day's best matches 
occurred at Sheffield -Wednes- 
day, where, in a suitably dra- 
matic dimax, a last-minute goal 
by Megson earned bis side a 2-2 
draw against West Ham United. 

John Aldridge, of Oxford 
United, made it six goals in two 


Arsenal then did wefl to 
keep the Forest fire in check, 
aided by Pearce, taking and 

mirerng his first penal ty. 

awarded for a foul by Rocastle 
on Birtles. But Arsenal badly 
need a smarter partner for 
Nicholas riian the gatt g li n g 
Quinn and may not have, as 

f rraham thinlre, thrt lin)f TO g"* 

it right if they are to mount a 
worthwhile challenge; They 
have now gone six hours in the 
League without scoring. Inju- 
ries to Rix and Robson have 
left them short in squad 
strength, which is what Ander- 
son, their other England full 
back, still held with fond 
regard at the City Ground, 
believes win find out the 
young Forest side too, in the 
long months ahead. 

NOTTINGHAM FOREST: S Sutton; G 
Ftemkig, S Paanra. C FafrcJoogti, J 
MrtgocL I Bowyw, F Carr, N Warn, N 
Clough, G Births, D OHpML 
ARSENAL: J LuMc; V Anderson, K 
Samom, S Mtama. D OXaary. A Adam, 

D Rocastte, P Davis, N Quinn. C Nicholas 
(sub, I AlinsonJ, P Grows. 

Rofarao: D Soott. 

Lineker’s 

double 

helping 

Madrid (Heater) — A volleyed 
goal 15 minutes from time by 
Michel Gonzalez gave Real 
Madrid a -M wh over Real 
Sockdad on Saturday night and 
lifted the Spanish c hampi ons to • 
foe top offoe first division. Beal 
opened up a one-point lead over 
Barcekma, wbo were bcld to a 2- 
2 draw at Athtetico Bilbao after 
befog two goals ahead at half- 
time, thanks hugely to Gary 

L in eker. 

The England international 
forward picked op a pass from 
his Welsh colleague, Mark 
Hughes, ia the 17th nriimte and 
his dangerous cross forced 
bmadUrtalri, foe AiMetico 
defender; to pash the ball into 
his own net Sewn minutes from 



Vflla workaholics 
find inspiration 
in talent of Hodge 


By Simon Jones 


Liverpool — 

3 

1 

ASHHfl VUIfl MMMMN 



g-s of the times: Brian C 
tichobs of Arsenal; son ' 


h shows his displeasure at crowd taunts aimed at Charlie 
; shows his joy at scoring Nottingham Forest’s only goal 


Gift Spurs happily accepted 


Ely David Powell 


Tottenham Hotspur. 
Everton 


Everton were only half rec- 
ognizable from the team 
which was familiar for its 
consistency last 

seasotiHoward Kendall's nor- 
mally sound defence, with 
Ratdiffe in particular at fault 
for the second, gifted Totten- 
ham a couple of goals. Gough 
and Mabbutt, on the other 
hand, were exemplary, look- 
ing more like Evcrton’s de- 
fence than Everton. 

Unyielding they were and if 
they continue to perform as 
they did on Saturday they win 
do much to restore the good 
name of back play at White 
Hart Lane. In attack. Everton 
troubled Clemence only once 
while Clive Allen again dem- 
onstrated that he is the nearest 
thing we have seen this season 
to- the exiled Evertanian, 
Lineker. 

“We just needed a tut of 
something on the end of it,” 
Kendall said ruefully, no 
doubt regretting Lineker’s de- 
parture and envying the drills 


of Allen. With a neatly taken 
header and a venomous 20 
yard drive, Allen took his 
goals tally to nine out of the 10 
his dub have scored in the 
first division this season, 
building on the promise be 
showed at the end of last 
season when he found the 
target five times in the final 
three games. 

When Allen arrived at Tot- 
tenham two seasons ago as a 
23 year-old, he bad already 
twice been sold for over £1 
milli on and had made three 
England appearances. A com- 
bination of injuries and re- 
serve team football limited 
him to 32 League games out of 
a possible 84 before this 
season, but under David 
Pleat, Tottenham’s new man- 
ager, be may advance his 
international claims once 
more; “What can I say? He's 
amazing,” Heat enthused. 

When Allen stole from the 
shadows after 26 minutes to 
head in from Paul Allen's 
-cross, it was a good omen for 
Tottenham. The dub had not 
lost a League match in which 
be had scored. And when 
Clemence boomed a clearance 
kick way into the Everton half 


on 68 minutes. Alien was 
assured of an extension to his 
sequence as be seized on 
Ratdiffe's misjudgement of 
the flight of the ball to power a 
drive past Minims. Now Tot- 
tenham have won II and 
drawn two of the 13 games in 
which Allen has scored. 

As the last unbeaten first 
division record went down, 
so, too. did Tottenham's run 
of three consecutive League 
home defeats by the 
Merseysiders. According to 
Roberts, who was making his 
200th League appearance for 
the club, the greatest differ- 
ence Heat has made to Tot- 
tenham is that “he has put 
belief back into the team”. 
And none more so than Allen. 
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR: 
R Clemence; D Thomas, M 
Thomas, G Roberts. R 
Gough. G Mabbutt, C Allen, P 
Allen, C Waddle, G HoddJe, A 
Galvin (sub: M Falco). 
EVERTON: R Mimms; D 
Mountfirid, P Power, K 
Ratdiffe, D Watson. K Lang- 
ley, T Steven, A Heath. G 
Sharp, P Wilkinson, K Sheedy 
(sub: N Adams). 

Referee: B HilL 


Biily McNeill's first League 
match in charge of Aston Villa 
was notable not merely because 

the dub at the bottom of the 
table thoroughly tested the 
champions. Two penalties, five 
bookings and six goals brought 
almost 3n excess of excitement. 

From the fourth minute this 
was a game which was always 
trying, and pretty well suc- 
ceeded. in getting a quart into a 
pint pot. Hodge set the tempo, 
gliding forward to volley in 
Dorigo's cross so neatly and 
carefully he might have been 
putting away his best shin. The 
unsettled England international 
stood out for his prodigious 
industry even though all the 
outfield players — bar the lan- 
guid S la inrod — were work- 
aholics. 

In the case of an unusually 
awkward and unbalanced Liver- 
pool defence, however, the over- 
dose of adrenalin was nearly 
fatal and it was left to Wark's 
coolness to revive the home 
side. In the 26th minute he 
drove precisely inside a post, 
Then, Thompson having re- 
gained the lead for Villa when 
Grobbelaar chose to demon- 
strate that he is approaching 
mastery at the an of dropping 
hopeful punts into the penalty 
area. Wark equalized again from 
the penalty spot just before the 
interval. 

Elliott, who had marked Rush 
with great effectiveness until 
that point, was adjudged to have 


handkd the ball as he lunged in 
front of the Liverpool forward. 
But if that decision seemed 
harsh it was balanced by the 
award of a penalty to Villa 12 
minutes into the second half. 

This time. Hansen was 
considered to have offended as 
he and Hodge became so en- 
twined they could have been 
performing some kind of 
expression! Stic ballet. Evans 
banged the ball to the right of 
the goal and Grobbelaar, poor 
chap, expertly dived the other 
way. 

Not many teams in recent 
years have taken the lead three 
times in a match at AnfieJd, but 
Liverpool were not overcome by 
the novelty. Ten minutes from 
the end, Beglin broke down the 
left. Rush weaved inside and 
rolled the ball invitingly side- 
ways. McMahon, a former Villa 
player, ran forward eagerly and 
let fly from 20 yards with one of 
those shots that dreams are 
made oC it went right in the top 
comer. 

Afterwards, the creases in 
McNeill's face all seemed to 
have turned into smiles. But 
Kenny Dalglish, the Liverpool 
player-manager, was even more 
morose than usual, muttering 
about “defensive mistakes. 
Perhaps, after the extraordinary 
midweek victory over Fulham, 
he had been expecting to win 10- 
0 again. 

LIVERPOOL: B GrobMun G GdtespM, J 
Bsglai, M Lowreraon. R Whelan. A 
Hansen. K Danish. 5 Moot (tuft 8 
Venison). I Rush. J Wark. S McMahon. 
ASTON VBXA: N SpMc D Norton. A 
Darina A Ewans. P Eaton, M Known. P 
Bach. S Statnred. G Thompson. S Kooge. 
S Hunt 

Refer**: D Show. 


Fashanu provides 
the last laugh 


By Nicholas Hariing 

Wimbledon...... 

Southampton 


Luton win with words and goal 


By Vince Wright 


matches as he scored tvrice to- the interval, L inek er ran from 
help his side to a 3-2 win over the half-way fine to dhdjr drip 


Chariton, while, at Queen’s 
Park Rangers. Leicester City 
survived a second-half on- 
slaught - Rangers hit the post 
three times - to win with a last- 
minute goal from Smith. The 
match marked the return from 
injury of Rangers’ Fenwick, last 
seen chasing Maradona afl over 
Mexico City. 


foe hall over foe goalkeeper for 
his fourth league goal of foe 

season. 

Afoktico fought had: hi foe 
second half and earned a pewit 
with a 47tfr-urinute header by 
Jeans Lkevunzn and a fierce, 
right-foot, volley from 
Estonislao Argote after 65 
urinates. 


Luton Town 1 

Manchester City 0 

If the League dubs vote next 
Monday to keep Luton Town 
out of the Uttlewoods Cup, then 
the competition will be poorer 
for their absence. On Saturday, 
Luton beat Manchester City as 
convincingly as their chairman, 
David Evans, won his televised 
argument with his City counter- 
part, Peter Swales, about the 
merits of banning away 


and his directors 
stayed away from Kenilworth 
Road in protest at Luton's home 
Txtembers-only policy, yet if they 
had been present, they would 
surely have protested at City’s 
performance. 


City are a team without goals 
and, on Saturday's evidence, 
.almost without hope: Only 
Luton's wasteful finishing ana 
goalkeeping of the highest qual- 
ity by Suckling saved them from 
abiding. 

CHy have managed only five 
goals this season and against 
Luton, the No 9, Christie, was so 
ineffective that he was replaced 
near the end by White, one of 
Gty’s many teenagers. 

Goals are also a problem for 
Luton. Brian Stein, who scored 
the winner, is their only marks- 
man who is scoring regularly, 
and he starts a two- match 
suspension today. However, 
Stem's absence could be offset 
by the return of Harford after 
injury. 

Suckling’s best saves were 
from a Hill shot and a Brian 


Stein header and it was not until 
the 82nd minute that the latter 
brought some sanity to the 
scoreline when he converted 
Hill's unselfish pass. 

LUTON TOWN: L Seatey; R Johnson, A 
Grimes. PMcholas. S Foster. MDonnghy. 
H HU. B Slain. M NmwU, M Sain. D 
PlWKJB. 

MANCHESTER CTTY: P Sucking: A May. 
C Wilson. K Clements. M McCarthy. 5 
Redmond, R Hopkins. N McNab. T 
Christs (sate D Write), D BetiriorO, P 
Simpson. 

Referee: I Barrett. 


Peyton on call 

Bournemouth's Third Di- 
vision match at home to Gilling- 
ham on October 14 has been 
postponed because Gerry 
Peyton, the goalkeeper, could be 
on call for Ireland's inter- 
national against Scotland. 


throwing a punch at Bond, who 
had been tugging his shirt, but 
then took a painful knock from 
Shilton when the England goal- 
keeper advanced to stop a 
seemingly certain goal, and that 
irritated Bassett. “I learned 
nothing about football today but 
what 1 did learn was that if 
you've got someone who plays 
in goal for England be can get 
away with murder.'' 

The goal which Wimbledon at 
that stage were trying so des- 
perately to cancel out deserved 
to win any match, but the irony 
was that bad Cockerilfs stupen- 
dous 72nd minute shot been the 
winner, Southampton would 
have been undeserving winners. 

For, as Bassett acknowledged 
m the way only he can when it 
was suggested that Wimbledon 
deserved their point: “1 thought 
we-, stuffed them, it was like the 
Alamo and Davey Crockett.” 
Wimbledon, in spite of their late 
point, must have rued those 
three times in the Cist half when 
Cork let the reputation of 
Shilton inhibit him from 
producing shots of real 
direction. 

Not so Fashanu. His first goal 
came after he had run onto a 
long ball from Morris, two 
minutes after Wimerbum had 
knocked the ball into his own 
net in trying to keep Clarice's 
cross away from Lawrence. The 
equalizer came late into stop- 
page lime when Fashanu. hav- 
ing failed ago n izi n gly with one 
magnificent twisting header that 
came back off a post, swivelled - 
to shorn in from the edge of the 
area. It was the very least 
Wimbledon deserved. 

WMBLEOOM; D Bnasant; K Gaga. N 
Wowrtwm. S GaBara (sub: C Fav- 
weathaiL K Gayle. M Morris. 0 Wee. A 
Cork. J Fashanu. L Sanchez. G Hodges. 
SOUTHAMPTON: P Shilton; G Format 
(sub: S Bated. M Dennis. J Casa. J 
Gioons, K Band. G Lawrence. G CocterO, 

- . - c - C Oarta, D Armstrong, J Jordan. 

Fashanu got Off scot-free for Referee: BT Stevens. 


With one of the most incon- 
gruous of sporting fixtures 
looming large, Wimbledon 
against Liverpool in the first 
division at Plough Lane next 
Saturday, the lads from SWI9 
must have felt doubly grateful 
that they do not have to 
approach it with their self 
doubts magnified by three 
successive league defeats. 

Just when, with seconds left 
on Saturday, it looked as if the 
Wimbledon bubble had well and 
truly burst, John Fashanu came 
up with the goaL his second of 
the match, to give them the 
point they more than deserved. 
And what's more, for once a 
Wimbledon game was as good 
as the post-match press con- 
ference from the m anager Dave 
Bassett, if not, of course, quite as 
funny. 

But the match did have its 
share of hilarious moments, 
most of them involving 
Fashanu, who on the serious 
side, produced the goods just in 
time to surely earn himself a 
reprieve after going seven games 
with only one goaL A man, 
whose eloquence off the pitch 
belies his macho qualities on it, 
Fashanu certainly provides 
entertainment value whether 
intentional or not. There was 
the time be back-headed a 
throw-in onto the roof of the 
stand; and the other when he 
stood eyebalMo-eyeball on the 
touchline as Dennis, another 
belligerent character, prepared 
to take a throw for Southamp- 
ton. Like the good welterweight 
he is, Dennis sensibly resisted 
the temptation of taking on the 
proven heavyweight, 
i got off si 


WEEKEND FOOTBALL RESULTS 


2ft* 


First division 

O ov —ycay 1 Watford 0 

LMHpool 3 AMo n VSte 3 

Luian Town 1 M a n cb asHrOty 0 

2 NbwcmMUU 0 

1 Aisanfll 0 

3 ChwttOO 1 

OPR 0 LatoMtormtr 1 

SMMteMWH 2 WestHemlM 2 

TotMtam 2 E rertou 0 

Wtab todou 2 SouUwpton 2 

Yesterday 
First division 
MAHUTD 


Second division 

.c* 5S ™ | 

/ Ton 0 Etoratoy 1 

LMds fated SHtoCte 0 

MBhnN 2 BbchbumRtes 2 

OMtePJUh . I WBMaw l 

RymohAgib P M UlM.I M P 


Bristol Roms 


P) 1 


(0 ) 0 CHELSEA 
Dixon 

33340 

PW D L F A PIS 
8 6 1 1 23 7 18 
8 5 2 1 17 It 17 


8 4 3 1 
8 4 3 1 
8 4 2 2 


y 

y 


Notting ha m For 

Nomiqi taty 

Everton 
Covnrtjy Cfcy 
Liverpool 
Tottenham 

west Ham UM 

Sheffield Wed 

Wmttedon 
Luton Town 
opn 

watted - - - 

Southampton 8 3 14 

Oxter! United 8 2 4 2 

8 2 3 3 
8 2 3 3 
8 2 3 3 
8 14 3 
8 12 5 
8 1 2 S 
8 118 
8 116 


13 8 15 
8 4 15 
16 10 14 


8 4 2 2 10 7 14 
8 4 2 2 14 13 14 
8 3 4 1 13 11 13 
8 4 1 3 10 10 13 


8 3 3 2 
8 3 2 3 
8 3 14 


Arsenal 
Leicester CHy 
Chelsea - 

Manchester CHy 8 
Chariton 19 

Newcastle Utd 
Manchester Utd 
Aston VSte 


8 7 12 

9 11 11 
10 8 10 
17 18 10 

7 10 10 
5 5 9 
9 10 9 

8 13 9 

5 8 7 

8 14 5 
4 13 5- 

9 12 4 

9 23 4 


Portsnwulto 

Stmnhnla 
Sund erland ^ 
W as! 

OWhamA lh 
Portsmouth 
Crystal PM 

Leeds United 

Sheffield Utd 

Sunderland 
Bradford City 
West Bromwich 

Blackburn Rvrs 

Brighton 
Ipswich Town 
Brnungham OtJT 
HuBCity 

Plymouth AnjftB 

Grimsby Town 
Darby 


1 Huddersfield tli 0 

0 Bradford CHy 1 

2 8*** Citv 0 

2 Derby Cotmte 0 

PW D L F APB 
8 5 2 1 14 6 17 

7 4 3 0 8 

8 5 0 3 11 
8 4 1 3 11 
7 3 2 2 6 

8 


TharddhnsKHi 

2 Bristol Cte 0 

2 Btocfcpoal 2 

Bun 4 Newport Coutey 3 

CunMeUtd 1 MunXtoUTbwo 2 
CtastMMd 1 NoteCoante 2 
Dtefiogtan 1 CtneSer 0 

rftns 3 York Cite . 1 

a ^rarlrMw-utu 1_ 4 

■WMuroanB z 
2 tranftud^^ • 0 
. . 4 VMM 1 

SwtnriopTwm 2 BoMwrt t n Uld 0 


Fourth fovulon 
0 

3 HaHnTown 
i Utd 1 UncotoCUy 
CMdtffChy 4 HerafonfUKI 
Colchester Utd 1 



SScS 




March 1. Bedwonn « 

BorafwmWkxto2.KjirKgon»f*«^^w{' 
and Heroham 0. Ra fter 
PflHca attempted 

waspgSS 

United 0 

RoffnmB 0 l Grantham 1; WtSgonFUM a. 

K xJtl ei mins ter Hardens S 1: 

Mefaero 2: Aawratone_Z..Ste«o^4. 
WiWeitra2.VWtoN W|.ft.>W wweng. 

Bljnan; £?i£! k $' (fc 

North Shields 0. »«hoo Aucwana.u: 


3: WW *. ? 

Egnwodd ft 1 

agy? b 55& ^. 'MgfiL ft 


Stoke CHy 
Barnsley 

Stourbridge 2, Reddttch 1; Trowbridge 2. 

SaiSxjryW Sharpness 0l Ton FWra 1; 

Ctovedon 2, MangoritoU 0; Forest Grew 
rDorehester 2:^eUnh 1. BkWoni Z 

Ktotod 2. m rassapto 1: Wea totvsupe r- 

Mara Z. Exmouth 3; Annttiorpe Weriara T. 
Sj Helens 1; Penrith 1. ' 

Manda te 2. Pre^ Cebtoe 

United 1 . Caernarfon 3. 

GM VAUXHALL LQMTJIPICe; Boston 
United S.EnflBWJjQaoenWrl^B^ a 

».s?s 

S^. 1 pJ^<SaK£’; 

Gateshead. 

isaftvS3«-«ftSi 

Sttenenias 

ewa 



Preston N-End 


2 WDkwtavM 

Mllwittannnl |M 

IMDipOOi UBJ 


Northampton 

Swansea Ote 

Southend Utd 
Orient 
Burdey 
Preston N-End 
Exeter at* 
TranmereBvrs 
Cambridge Utd 
CanHfClty 
Colchester Utd 

Wrexham 

Aldershot 

Hereford Utd 

Scunthorpe Utd 

Peterborough 

Crewe Ala* 

WofterhamjHui 

Torquay UU 

Uncdnxay 

Rochdale 

HarttepooiUld 

Stockport 

Hafifaxlbwn 


2 

1 
0 

PW D 
7 5 1 
7 4 2 
7 4 1 
7 4 1 
7 3 3 
8 3 

2 5 

3 
2 
2 
3 
2 
2 


Utd 


7 

7 

7 

7 

7 

7 

6 

7 

7 2 
6 2 


8 

7 

7 

7 

7 

7 

7 

8 1 
7 1 


2 
0 
1 
1 
a 

i 
i 

0 

1 
0 

F APS 

12 7 16 
14 7 14 

13 9 13 

11 7 13 

B 5 12 

10 11 12 

10 5 11 

11 8 11 

12 10 11 
7 5 10 

3 12 12 10 
16 4 9 
3 10 9 
3 7 10 

3 10- 9 
3 8 7 
9 10 
7 B 
2 9 12 
2 8 12 

3 3 7 12 

4 3 6 10 

1 4 3 12 
0 6 4 13 


SeotBsh premier tiivisioft 

Dundee 0 I te rate 

FaBdjfc 0 Cette 


Dundee UU 
Celtic 


2 

5 

4 

1 

3 
2 
2 
1 
1 

4 2 
1 4 
4 

4 


1 Dundee UM 
0 Clydebank 

2 Aberdeen 
.2 HamBtoo 
PW D L F 
9 8 3 0 19 
9 8 2 1 19 
9 6 2 1 12 
9 6 0 3 15 
9 4 2 3 14 
9 4 2 3 7 
9 3 3 3 
9 3 15 
9 14 4 
9 13 5 
9 1 -3.5 
9 0 18 

Scottish first division 
2 East Fife 


Rangers 

Aberdeen 

Dundee 

StUrren 

Clydebank 

HdWwnwfl 

Fafidrfc 

HSwnttn 


7 

B 12 

5 1 8 
4 8 

6 19 
4 20 


0 

1 

1 

1 

0 

1 

A Pta 
7 15 

6 14 
3 14 

7 12 

8 10 
B 10 
9 9 


Forfar Alb 


VAUXHALL t i — r - i ■ i I , . . _ 

r 2 Tootttg and Mtchatn 1; 

king 4; Croydon 2 Worthing 
SHanow Z Si Abes 2 
Httchin 3; Windsor wri Eton 0 Bdftop'S 

Stratford 0; Yeoril 2 .Wycombe 1. Pos*- 

poniKfc Slough vCaratatton. First «fi- 

Lewes 1: Maidenhead United .1. Oxford 


Cheshum 0: Clapton 1. WNanfna 1; 
Hartford 1. Oo»* Row* Heybridra 
Swifts 3, Letchwotth Garden City fc 

Saffron WUfcfl 1. BaWiam U IftuxJMI 

Motors 1. Barton 0. Second dNiitet 

rawfc Cen*ertoy 1. ChattraaPwar a 

Egham 2. Banstead 1; Ho reua m 0. 

Attain 1 : Motowy.1. HujSwtgrd J 

Mariow3. Eastoouroe Ikte edl; Oo riting a 

SouihaROiWfiytBteatol.PBHRflakll. 

MULIPART LEAGUE: Ma'tkufiuhl 


eSESa u£SS£ untodt. 

rtoUlttEHN LEAGUE: Prwlar Jrili wt: 
SOUTHBW LEAGUE; MMtond rfirtaon; 



QMfgwnhain 


0. Podto ft TonbridB* fl. CotkMan a 


2; SorBh Unrpool 3, IMtton 1. 

ESSEX sai ga UBAatE Boyrar & 
CfwImsJdrd 0: Brentwood Z .Btst Ham 0: 

Eton Manor ZBrigWtowea 2; Hatabtedl, 

East Thurrock a MaiSTo. Stonrted 0; 
Pwlteet 2. Ford Z Sawbridaeworth ft 
Carney island 3; Wfflwn ft Burnham 
Ramblers 1. 

SMSMOFF BUSH LEMW: toWf Z 

Camck 0: MftorMBe ft Aids Ai Cawtei* 

8. CruasaderetyXBtiBeiyft Bawmana 1; 

Gienavan 1. Gtonteran 1; Lama 2. 
Portadown ft Unsaid a Nawty 1. 


FOOTBALL COMBINATION: Chelsea 0. 

mtonfc Reading 2. Norwich 2; Southamp- 

ton 1. Totteriham 1; West ham 3, 
Portsmouth 2. 

SUSSEX COUNTY LEAGUE; Rat efi- 

eMon: Burgess MB 1. Chichester 0; 

Haywards Heath 2, Portffeid Oj 

Lrtttohampton S. feddhurat and a 1; 

Peaeabaven and 1 1 . Lancing 0; Shoreham 

3. Hataham 1; Three Bittpe® 1, 
Wbttehawk 4; Wick 2. Horsham YMCA ft 
FA VASE: P ratlwl nra y round raoteK 
Ffofanll, Wttngton l;St Bteayft^ht 
Refueling 1. 

NORTIBtN COUNTIES EAST LEAGUE: 

Premier tfivfaton: Belper 0, Fwsiey CaWc 

Z Bentfey Vw 3, TlteCMey 3; Boston 0, 

Aitraton £ Brigg 0. aldington Trinity 2; 
North Fteriby 2 . Denaby 1; Po nte f ra c t 
Coileries 2, Long Eaton 1. 

LONDON SPSHTAN LEAGUE: Laegue 

CdfKRntidtmd:Brini8down5. CKngtord 
a Premier iMatom Amersham 1, 
B ariu ng ak te 1; Crown and Manor 2, 

Soutogate Am i; tkvtmmtan Casuals i. 

Wafiham Abbey 1: Dartson ft Hanwnl 1; 

Northwood 1, Edgwara 1; Pennant ft 
Backton Z Ulysses 1 . Beaconsfeid Utd ft 

COMBMED COUNTIES LEAGUE; Pre- 

mier dNteta Ash ft Maktofl Town 1, 
Cobham 4, Owrietah ft Core 5. Wgina 
Water. 1: Farfe^i Roms 1. BAs 
Weybndge. 

tELLEMC LEAGUE: Preeder dMsloR 
Abingdon Town 3. PenhB 1; Heusiow 4, 
Thsmes 1; Supar ma rirw 1. Wantage 1; 
Vteflfejfortl 3. Bicester ft Pegasus Ju- 

niorof, Atengdon united 1. League Cups. 

PraMmy ro un d ; Morton 3, Ruynera 
Lane ft VMdng Sports 3. Shonwoodi 


Partfck 

AMHeonisis 
Dunfsmtena 
Quean of S(h 
Dumbarton 
Bat Fife 
Morton 


0 

2 Morton 

0 Clyde 

3 Queen of Sth 

1 BacbteOty 


F A Ptt 
16 6 16 
16 7 18 

15 12 13 
12 


ctydy 


&echin Cky 


PW D L 
10 5 4 a 

10 7 2 1 

10 4 5 1 

10 8 0 4 16 11 

10 4 3 3 IS 16 11 

10 4 2 4 22 17 10 

10 3 4 3 14 14 10 

10 3 3 4 18 18 9 

10 2 4 4 13 15 8 

8 3 8 13 8 

38 7 17 5 

6 23 2 


10 1 
10 1 


10 0 2 8 
Scottish saconcfcffvfsfeMi 

3 Ayr United 
1 MeadMtaonk 



1 ABoeAMoflc 

1 Rath Rovers 

3 Quean's Patk 

1 


SBrBngAD 
Alteon Boms 
Ayr Unite d 
Stranraer 


Queen's Park 
Snr Johnstone 

Stenhsnwir 

Cowdenbeath 

Berwick 

Arbroath 

East SWlng 


PW D L 
8 7 10 
8 4 4 0 
8 5 2 1 
8 5 2 1 
8 5 0 3 
0 4 13 

8 2 4 2 ^ 

82 3 3-11 
11 


2 
2 
2 
8 
0 
0 
t 

F A Ptt 
18 9 15 
17 6 12 
15 4 12 

10 2 12 
14 15 10 
II 13 9 
9 8 
11 
13 
9 13 
5 10 

8 14 

9 IB 
7 17 


POOLS CHECK 



8 2 8 3 
8215 
8 2 15 
8 0 4 4 
8 118 
8 0 8 5 

BASS NORTH-WEST COUNTIES 
LEAGUE Ffnf dMaon: Burscoujh 1. 
Radcttffa Boro ft Eastwood Hanley 5. 
Giossop ft Ham 1. Leak 1; Kkkby 2. 

CUheroe ft Leytend Motors ft Curan 

Ashton ft Netherfiakf ft Contemn 1: 

Stefybridge Ctebcft Accrington Sanlayl . 

BUKjDMG SCENE EA5TBI LEAGUE: 

Chattans ft Brateham ft FnUxetowe ft By 

City 1: Gcrieston ft Braintrea ft Sohatn 

Townft Great Yarmouth 1:StoMnariiK 5. 

Watt on Q 

NENE GROW UNtTED COUNTIES 
LEAGUE: Premier dMdorc AmpthS 0, S 

and L Corby 2; Htebaacfi 4. Bracktey ft 

Potun 3. Arteaey ft Raunda 1. Bounce ft 
St NBCXS 1. Kampaton ft SoaUng 3, 
NottfHiVUn Spencer 3; SteOrtf 1, 

Eynasbury ft BUtfote 3. Deaborougn 1. 

Leraue Ope Newport Pagnel 0. 

ft Ramsey 1. Long Gtockbyft 
GREAT MILLS WESTERN LEAGUE: Pre- 

mier iliMntr Bristol Ctty ft Usksard 0; 
From* 2, Tun union v. Maftsham ft 

Dewfish ft Taunton ft Plymouth ft 


HOCKEY 


England are rewarded 
by double victory 


By Sydney Friskln 


England. 

Canada. 


-. 2 , 

,1 


JEngjsod 2nd to improve their 
work rate in order to defeat 
Canada at Bisham Abbey yes- 
terday after on easier 3-0 victory 
at the some venae on Saturday. 

After a blank first half in 
which they forced three short 
corners, England scored within 
three minutes of foe resumption 
of play from another short 
corner. Barber converting with a 
strong hit along the ground. 

f««flii», who before coming to 
England had played only three 
international matches — afl 
against the United States whom 
they had beaten — came strongly 
into the game in foe second half 
and Porritt scored from 
Rnttedge's centre in the 21st 
minute. 

England then redoubled their 
efforts mod a frst ran started on 
the left by Grind ey, who was 
helped along by Hsghes, led to a 
goal from dose range by Mama. 

Late in the game, Grnnley 
lofted the ball across the face of 


the goaL Kerly jnst foiling to 
score. 

Describing the Canadians as a 

hard, uncompromising side. 
Colin WhaJlfy, the E ngland 
manager, sank “We most expect 
one or two matches of this nature 
hi oar World Cap group, 
particularly when we play New 
Zealand and Argentina. 

“The pity was we did not score 
more gomls today.** 

Stephen Batchelor, still wor- 
ried by a thumb hoary, did not 
play on foe right wing, an area 
well controlled yesterday by 
Bhaurau Faulkner continued 
happily at right back, although 
he had given way m the second 
half on Saturday to substitute 
Holland. 

The scorers on Saturday were, 
Sberwani. Shaw and Barber 
from a short corner. 

ENGLAND: ( Thytor ftufc J Hursft O 
Faulkner. P Barber, j Potter. R Dodds, M 
Grtmtey, K Bhaura. R Leman (sub: J 
snaw). S Kerty. R catt (sub: N Hughes). I 
ShenmnL 

CANADA: A Dube: C Vhz (sub: K 


H Sanahu P Caruso (sub: K Ewa&achoh' 
ChOrian. P Bwows. T Pomtt, D Knapp. A 
Brahmst, R Rutledge, W Grimmer. 

M Manm (England) and G A 
■ (England). 


BADMINTON 


Rival circuit on the way 

By Richard Eaton 


Walker International's pro- 
fessional badminton group is 
going u> have to be taken 
seriously. Following the success 
of the Dan-Air international 
Challenge in Belfast on Friday 
night, three more of its events 
have been announced. The Bel- 
fast event, the first indepen- 
dently-organized tournament, 
saw Europe beat England 3-2. 
with the worid No 1, .Morten 

Frosi of Denmark, saving two 

match points against Common- 
wealth champion Steve 
Baddeley. 

Dan-Air was pleased enough 
with the outcome to say it will 
sponsor other events, probably 
with a similar format in Dublin 


and Cork in March. Another, 
bigger series of events is almost 
certain to take place in India in 
January. 

All this, means that a money- 
spinning circuit that could rival 
the International Badminton 
Federation's world Grand Prix 
looks increasingly likely. 

Ciro Ctmgoio, once the 
marketing manager of the IBF 
and now the director of bad- 
minton at Walker International, 
has said that Sweden's former 
all-England doubles champions 
Thomas Kihlstrom and Stefan 
Karlsson have expressed an 
interest, and that considerable 
Japanese involvement is pos- 
sible. 


I 


JUDO 

Briggs is a 
fighter 

By Nicolas Soames 

After winning the British 
Open ban lam weight title at 
Crystal Palace on Saturday, 
Karen Briggs, the world cham- 
pion. disclosed that she had 
fought in the final in defiance of 
advice from the British team 
manager and team doctor who 
had told her to pull out. 

Her first opponent of the day. 
an awkward Polish fighter, had 
kicked her sharply an her knee, 
and by the end of the fight, 
which she won fairly comfort- 
ably, her knee was beginning to 

hurt. 

The knee was strapped up and 
in what seemed like an action 
replay of the European 
championships in the same ball 
rix months ago when she won 
with an injured foot, she man- 
aged to dismiss all opposition 
despite a noticeable hobble. 

But she wasn’t in her most 
devastating form - until the 
final. Against Friedrich, of West 
Germany, Briggs showed 
here lass, going through her rep- 
ertoire of ihrows as if she didn't 
need to be fully fit 

In the final sequence she 
attacked with lai-otoshi and 
flashed around the back for a 
classic te gunima pick-up which 
deposited the German on the 
ground. Briggs immediately 
pounced and with a smooth 
manoeuvre, turned the bemused 
visitor over m to a crushing 
bold. Joanne Spinks, 
though just 17, did some 
remarkable work to win the 
heavyweight title, overcoming 
the mature challenge of Karin 
Kutz,of West Germany, the 
European bronze medal winner 
in the final 

RESULTS: Butomwttal U (undr-Wcfcl. 
K Briggs (GB); 2. B Friadncn (W 

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GOLF 


Easy road 
for the 
new county 
champions 

By John Hennessy 

te natural pro- 
•Hertfordshire became 
utglisn county golf champions 
yesterday They . had finished 
fourth in 1984 and second to 
Uevon in a cliff-hanging finish 
last year Yesterday they came 
up trumps to beat Staffordshire 
6 ^-2»/ 2 on the John O'Gaum 
course after having established a 
formidable lead of two points 
the day before over Devon and 
Lancashire, and with a plentiful 
supply of individual points from 
two big wins m the event ofa lie. 

The format used by the 
English Golf Union, wherebv 
the two winners on the first day 
among the four qualifiers, 
Hertfordshire and Lancashire, 
were pitted against each other 
on the second, was called seri- 
ously into question as the last 
day drifted towards an in- 
evitable ami-dimax. 

Hertfordshire had virtualy 
wrapped it all up by lunchtime. 
They had won the foursomes 2- 
I over Staffordshire, which left 
them needing only one point 
from the six singles, and even 
that presupposed that Devon 
would win all their singles 
against Lancashire. 

With the Devon v Lancashire 
match teeing-off first, it soon 
became apparent that Hertford- 
shire would not need even that 
one point in the afternoon. 
Bards lev went six up at the tenth 
for Lancashire against 
Newcombc. and won the match 
three boles later. It was barely 
3. IS on a glorious afternoon, 
and not one Hertfordshire 
player had reached the first 
recording station at the seventh. 
The golf that mattered yesterday 
was played in the morning. With 
the Devon v Yorkshire four- 
somes shared, Hertfordshire 
could have won the title without 
striking a ball in the afternoon. 

The defeat of Ambridge and 
Robinson of Hertfordshire, 
then, at least kept the champion- 
ship flickeringly alive after 
lunch. The Staffordshire pair 
had the upper hand all the way 
and it was Chris Poxon who 
struck the two final blows. 

He laid a brilliantly-con- 
trolled chip dead from behind 
the 15th green and then re- 
sponded to the left-handed 
Hassall's fine tee-shot to the 
1 53-yard 1 6th with a superb pun 
from 20 feel. But Clapp and 
Clark roared away from Grif- 
fiths and Stephen Wild to win 
five successive holes from the 
eighth to go six-up. In the last 
match. Cherry and Latham won 
the 14th and 1 5th in par figures. 

RESULTS: Hnai ptodngs: 1. Harttard- 
sffire. 6 pts; 2. Lancashire 4: 3. Devon Z 4. 
StaftamUn 0. Singles: Lancashire v 
Devon: {Lancashire first): Bartistey hi 
Newcombs. 8 and 5: M Wata tost to 
Langmead. 6 ana 5; Bosrdnwi lost to 
Symons 8 and 1; M Wad bt Btaber two 
holes: Squires bt Weils 3 end 2; Ham# M 
Knott 7 and a. Lancashire 4, Devon 2: 
Matc h result: Lanc ashire 5 ft. Devon 3 94. 
Staffordshire v HeftforttataK Poxon bt 
Robinson, one hole: HessaJ lost- lo 
Ambridge. one hate: Evens lost to Cher 
B and f: S Wild lost to Latham. 5 and 
Griffiths lost to Clapp, 2 and rt: Scarred 
halved with C Boat Staffordshire IK, 
Hertfordshire 4K. Match: S ta ffordshire 
2V». Hertfordshire 6K. Lancashire v 
Hertfordshire: Barnsley lost to Roboison. 

2 and 1:0 Boardman nsliod vtfth Ctapp; 

M Wild lost to Chany 3 and 2; Squires bt 
dark 2 and 1; VMM lost to C Boal 4 and 3: 
Ham# lost to Ambndge 3 and 1. 
Lancashse IK pts, Hertfordshire 4K. 
Match: Lancasbra IK, He rt ford shi re 7ft. 
Staffordshire v Devore Poxon bt 
Newcom b e one helK Has— twtved with 
Langmead: Evans bt Symons one hoto: S. 

wuolastto BlabarSand 2; BeschbtMrine 

5 and 4: P. Griffiths lost to Watts 4 and 3. 

angles results Staffordshire 3ft. Devon 

2ft Match: Staffordshire 3K. Devon 5K. 

Foursome* L ancas h h e v Devnre(Lancs 

first): S Hamm# and M WHd to# to J 

Langmead and M Symons 5 and 4; G 

Boardman and S How#i bt P Newcombs 

and R Knott 6 and Sit Banfsey and A 

Squres hahma with M Blab# and P Watts. 

Lancashire t ft Devon 1 ft. Staffordshire v 

H ertford sh ire (Staffordshire first): C 

Poxon and M Has— btJ Amoridga and P 

Robinson 4 and 2; D Evans and MScarratt 

lost to P Cherry and R Latham IF Griffiths 

and S Wild tost to A Clark and A Chop 8 

and 5: Stafford 1 Hertford sh ire 2. Lan- 

cashhe v HartforCMdra: S Ham# and M 
IMd lost to J Ambndge and Robinson 3 

and 1; R Bardstny aruA Squires lost to A 
Oak and A Clapp 2 holes: M wafls and S 

Homan lost to R Latham and PChwry 3 

and 2. Lancashire IK pts, Hertfordshire 

T‘i. Staffordshire v Devore D Evens end 

M Has— lost to J Langmead and M 

S<mons 3 and 1; C Poxon and S WUd lost 

to P Newcomba and G Mine 4 and 2: M 

Scarred and D Beech lost to M Blab# and. 

P Watts 4 and 3. Staffordslwe 0. Devon 3. 


MOTOR RALLYING 


Toyotas 
claim 
top four 
places 

Toyouis took the top four 
places in the Ivory Coast motor 
rallv on Saturday. Bjorn 
Walclcgard. of Sweden, and Fred 
Gallagher, of Britian. driving a 
Toyota Cclica TC Turbo, came 
m first with Ihr 27min of 
accumulated penalty time. 

The four-day event which 
covered 2,429 miles, included 
drivers from 10 countries, and 
25 of the original 50 competitors 

3 ua lifted for the second stage of 
ic rally. Swedes Lars-Eric 
Torph and Bo Thorszclius. driv- 
ing a Toyota Cdica TC Turbo, 
came in second with a penalty 
time of 1hr37niin. 

In third place were Erwin 
Weber and Gunter Wagner, of 
West Germany, driving a 
Toyota Cdica TC Turbo. They 
had a penalty time or 2hr and 
27min. Robin Ulyate and Ian 
Street, of Kenya, finished fourth 
with a time of 3hr 5m in. They 
also drove a Toyota Celtra TC 
Turbo. In last year’s Ivory Coast 
tally, Toyota took the top two 
places. 

• Nicosia (Reuter) - The four- 
teenth Cyprus international 
ended in confusion > 
when Patrick Snyers. of Be^ 
rium. claimed victory as Dura 
Mavropoulos, of Britain, was 
feted on the winner’s rostrum. 
Snyers. who drove a Unaa 
Rally 037. said after the race; I 
am very happy becaus: I think it 
is we who have won. 

He added that although the 
provisional timings placed hun 
seconds oenina 
Mavropoulos 1 s Audi Quattro he 
expect edofficials to penato : hs 
riSfor a felsc start and that he 

would be declared winner on 
revized timings. . 


YACHTING 


White Crusader is the 
latest thoroughbred 
from Howlett’s stable 


The choice of While Cru- 
sader as the boat the Royal 
Thames Yacht Club syndicate 
intend to challenge for the 
America's Cup. announced at 
the weekend, is a tribute to the 
work of designer Ian Howlett, 
who has made a vocation out 
of 1 2-metre yacht design in the 
1 5 years since graduating from 
Southampton University with 
an honours degree in Ships 
Science. 

It was during his time at 
Southampton that Howlett, 
aged 37, first met the late John 
Livingston, a sheep former 
with gold mining interests in 
Australia, whose life's am- 
bition was to head an 
America's Cup challenge from 
the 'old country'. That wish 
never materialised, but the 
Australian sponsored the then 
20-year-old student during his 
studies and later commis- 
sioned two 12-metre designs, 
in 1973 and in 1977. Sadly, 
□either came to fruition, only 
the halfscale model Kurrewa 
VL which was built as a test- 
bench for HowJeti’s ideas. 

Uonhean. which carried 
the hopes of Tony Boyden's 
British Industry 1500- syn- 
dicate, was Howlett’s first 12- 
metre design to be built, but 
though she proved excep- 
tionally fast in a straight line, 
winning the 1979 World Cup 
championship at Brighton, the 
boat, which was fitted with a 
radical bendy rig was slow to 
manoeuvre and was knocked 
out of the 1980 Cup trials by 
Baron Bich's France I1L Vic- 
tory '83, the boat built for the 
Peter de Savary-led challenge 


By Barry PicldhaU 

three years later, was much 
more successful, losing only in 
the final selection trials to the 
eventual Cup winner, Austra- 
lia II. 

Howlcn's design was later 
vindicated by its winning 
performance in the 12-metre 
World championship in Sar- 

Pbil Crebbin, technical 
director of Britain's White 
Horse Challenge America's 
Cup syndicate, gave the team's 
morale a boost when be fin- 
ished second in the Australia 
Cup match-racing series in 
Perth at the weekend (John 
Roberson writes). An error of 
judgment cost him victory 
when be went over the starting 
line by 25 centimetres in a vital 
match against the eventual 
winner, Odin BeasheL 

Beasbel is the skipper of one 
of Alan Bond's potential 
Americas Cup defenders, and 
he won the series with a dean 
sweep of nine wins. Crebbin 
sewed eight wins, and other 
than his race against BeasheL 
sailed an #utstsMtSing series 
leading at every mark in every 
raceJUis crew were all picked 
from those who win sail the 
12-metre White Crusader in 
the challenger e limina tion se- 
ries which starts next week. 

dinia last year and White 
Crusader, which incorporates 
a wing keel similar in concept 
to Australia ITs, is an evolu- 
tionary development of the de 
Savary boat. - 

During initial trials off Fre- 


mantle earlier this year. White 
Crusader proved slower up- 
wind but more 
manoeuvrable than the 
syndicate's radically-designed 
second boat, developed by 
model boat designer David 
Hollom in conjunction with 
Stephen Wallace and scientist 
Sir Herbert Pearcey: However, 
since changes were made to 
the keels of both boats last 
month, the Howlett design 
became the automatic choice 
after equalling Crusader ITs 
upwind performance, and re- 
tained her better tinning 
characteristics during a final 
week of trials shortened to 
three days by a lack of wind. 

The recent changes to keel 
and rudder, together with the 
movement aft of ballast, and 
her rig failed to lessen the 
Hollom-designed boat's inher- 
ent lee-helm characteristics, 
which made her difficult to 
steer, particularly in a seaway. 
During those modifications. 
Crusader ITs mast was 
brought back a small amount, 
but according sources in Fre- 
mantle, the distance should 
have been double. The boat 
would also have benefitted 
from having a more powerful 
mainsail. 

The model-maker from 
Bradford, however, is being 
retained by the British syn- 
dicate and may yet see his 
radical design developed to its 
fullest potential in time for the 
next year’s 12-metre World 
championship in Sardinia. 


TOMORROW: The Times starts a three-part examination of 
the background to the greatest event in yachting. 


RUGBY UNION 


Canada needs to 
harness its talent 


Ireland Under-25 .. 
Canadian XV 


26 

20 


Two matches and two defeats 
are the harsh statistics of the 
Canadian tourists so for on their 


four match tour of Ireland. They 
have finished on the wrong end 
of 32-13 and 26-20 scorelines 
against Ulster and an Ireland 
Under-25 team respectively. 
But their refreshing approach to 
game and willingness, to run 
tall even out ofdefence has 
won them many friends. 

The experience gleaned from 
their recent tour of France and 
on this current tour vrill be 
immeasurable, and once they 
start to harness the individual 
talents, they possess, into a 
cohesive and more disciplined 
strike force the men that wear 
the Maple leaf on the white 
jerseys will surely do C anad a 
proud. 

At Lansdowne Rood on Sat- 
urday with only some five 
minutes remaining the Canadi- 
ans trailed by 16 points but 
when many another side would 
have accepted the inevitable 
they stormed back at the Irish in 
such devastating style that when 
the no-side whistle sounded a 
meagre six points separated the 
teams and only a controversial 
decision by the French referee 
which denied the tourists a 
pushover try enabled the Irish to 


By George Ace 

main lain even that slender lead. 

The centres. Woods, and 
McTavish — a seemingly ageless 
wonder who was born in 1959 
and who captained the side in 
the absence of De Goede — both 
impressed and the forwards 
performed with an ever increas- 
ing sense of purpose. Though 
the usually reliable Wyatt was 
sound enough in his general play 
at full back is experiencing 
something of a nightmare with 
his place lacking. 

Keyes, the outside hall; who 
made his international debut 
against England at Twickenham 
last season, was Ireland’s most 
accomplished player and accu- 
mulated 14 points with a try, 
two conversions and two 
penalties. 

SCORERS: Mand Untar-25: THa# Fran- 
da. MoytetL Keyes. OKaly.Conmnioiis: - 
Keyes (2). Pa na t tiw. Keyas (2). 

Canadian XV: Tries: Frame, Vender BA*. 
McKtanon. C o nv e rs io n. Rees. PensWei 


Wyatt. Rees- 
n&AHDUHOEH-2fcTPLanatian(Bo»ie- 
irtans* J F Sexton (DuMn Untwrattyt P D 
Cfinch (Lansdowne. captain); J A Hewitt 
(MFCL G A 0*Kely (Dolphin); R P Keyes 
teak Constitutor). S D Cowan (' — 

T P J Clancy (Lansdowne). T J 1 
(Dolphin). M A P Arcy (T ara 
r Kenny (Wanderers). N 
(Bacfcrock Cokegei M M F Moytott 
(S teimon).PTJ<5>Iara (Sunday'aWe^.l 
P M teuton Corinthians) 

CANADIAN XV: M A Wyatt; P C Vaeson, T 
A Woods, S G McTavish (captain), J L 
Lecky; G L Rees. I C Stuart R I Marines, 
M CanfinaL E A Emuk. R P Franie, R V#i 
d# Brink. J R Robertson, G McKinnon. G 
Ennis. 

Referee: Patrick Rodin pm). 


Morrow is 
out of 
contention 

By George Ace 


David Morrow, the inter- 
national back-row forward, and 
Brian McKibbin, the prop, are 
both out of contention for places 
in the Ulster side which will be 
selected tonight to meet York- 
shire at Bavcnhfl] next Sat- 
urday. .Philip Matthews, 
another international, is ex- 
tremely donbtfuL Morrow has a 
shoulder injury; McKibbm carti- 
lage tumble in the knee, and 
Matthews is suffering from a 
haematoma on the upper leg, for 
which be has been receiving 
extensive treatment. ' 

“It is not serious but it is 
painfU and I am not all that 
hopeful of being fit for 
Saturday,” Matthews said at the 
weekend. 

In the Ekdj event of Mat- 
thews not being available it is 
more than probable drat Ander- 
son will switch to No. 8 from 
lock with Duncan coming in on 
the flank and Rogers, a travel- 
ling reserve against the Sooth «f 
Scotland recently, partnering 
Morrison in the second row. 
Peter Millar is almost certain to 
take over as loose-bead prop 
from Kennedy and the only 
chang e envisaged behind the 
senm is the possibility of Brady 
loosing oat to Cowan at scram 
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(Photograph: Ian Stewart) 


RUGBY LEAGUE 


Hanley and Gill 
top of the bill 


Those inveterate crowd-pleas- 
crs. Ellery Hanley and Hender- 
son Gill, of Wigan, stole the 
show before a 12^500 crowd at 
Central Park yesterday. Against 
Hufl, who defended well ai first, 
but were later tom apart, Hanley 
scored four tries and Gill locked 
seven goals. 

The points machine St Hel- 
ens went over the 200 mark in 
only five games by beating Hall 
Kingston Rovers 36-4 on 
Humberside. Rovers, badly hit 
by iiyiojes and an almost 
inexplicable loss ofform, fought 
well in the first half but were 
overrun in the second. HaUiwefl 
scored two early -tries for the 
Saints, and the record-breaking 
young centre Paul Loughlin 
added to his considerable tally 
this season by kicking six. goals 
and scoring a try. 

Casdefbrd also maintained 
their 100 per cent record , but 
they bad a much tougher time of 
it m the local derby against 
Featheratone Rovers. The- vis- 
itors, who knocked Hull KR out 
of the Yorkshire Cup on Friday, 
put up a terrific battle and the 
scorehne. of 16-7 to Castleford 
hardly does them justice. 

Widncs continued their re- 
cent run of success, and made 
the depression which is .cur- 
rently over Leeds a litlie deeper 
with a convincing 35-10 win. 
Stockley was in outstanding 


By Keith Macktin 

form for Widnes and scored two 
tries. 

Warrington are another side 
from west of the Pennines who 
are rapidly coining good, and 
they pulled off one .of the 
toughest tasks of the day in 
beating Halifax 16-13 at Thrum 
HalL The pme was marred by 
the sending off of Boyd 
(Warrington) and Dickinson 
(Halifax), and Warringtog lad 
to tang.on grimly -at the end as 
their lead was^ chipped away by 
two late tries from Halifax's 
Australian full back Eadte; who 
foiled -to kick the vital goals. 

One of the bravest perfor- 
mances of the .day came from 
Wakefield .Trinity, who were 
reduced to II men with the 
sending off of Evans and Con- 
way. They fought so spiritedly 
that they levelled the scores 22- 
22 against Bradford Northern 
before numerical disadvantage 
worked against Trinity, and they 
conceded two late tries, . 

Leigh romped away from 
Oldham, whming 40-12, and at 
the bottom of toe table Barrow 
kept Salford pointless with a 24- 
12 victory. 

At the Notts County, ground 
Mansfield M ar ks man won a 
rare victory over hapless Ful- 
ham 32-18. The best second 
division win was by Runcorn 
Highfield, ending Blackpool 
Borough's Jong run. 


ASIAN GAMES 


S Korea stuns foes 


Seoul (Reuter) — Indonesia 
foiled at badminton and South 
Korea stunned Malaysia at 
hockey yesterday, a day when 
much of the Asian Games 
action came in the form of 
political threats and sporting 
protests. 

South Korea beat Malaysia 4- 
and won a berth in the men’s 
final today (when they play 
Pakistan) for the first lime in 
Asian Gaines history. 

In badmintion. South Korea 
Indonesia 3-2 in the semi- 
of the men's team com- 
petition, the first time Indonesia 
have foiled to qualify for an 
Asian Games final in the team 
event. The Indonesian team 
manager lodged a protest with 
the Gomes organisers, claiming 
the defeat was caused by dis- 
puted line calls. 

South Korean archer Kim Mi- 


ja set 
35 4H 


er team mate. Kim Jin-ho. 


tied the world mark of 3 38 at 60 
metres. The South Korean 
women's team's total for one 
round at each distance — 70, 60, 
SO and 30m — also beat the 
world mark of 3,925 by 10 
points. 

With seven days left in the 1 6- 
day Asiad, China have 58 gold, 
47 silver and 26 bronze medals 
compared to Japan's 38 gold, 40 
silver and 38 bronze. 

Away from the sports arenas 
an ugly, and seemingly in- 
soluble, row is brewing between 
the organisers and Indian and 
Pakistani officials. The Paki- 
stanis threatened to boycott the 
remainder of the Games if a 
map showing the disputed terri- 
tory of Jammu and Kashmir as 
belonging to India is published 
by the organisers. Last week, the 
Indians said they would boycott 
the closing ceremony unless the 
official Games map showed 
Kashmir as pan of its territory. 1 


HORSE TRIALS 

Taylor continues to win 

By Jenny MacArtour 


Anne-Marie Taylor under- 
lined the, strength of her new 
partnership with Mrs Shirley 
Mailer’s Botebec Miler when 
she won her advanced section 
at The Lngersoll 
leers' Bounon Horse Trials 
in Warwickshire. 

Miss Taylor, who was fifth in 
the world championships in 
May on her top horse Justin 

Thyme, finished just one point 

ahead of Diana Claphant on 
Jimney Cricket — the horse Miss 
Taylor used to ride. Miss 
Clapham had a convincing win 

in the other advanced section on 

her great partner Windjammer, 
on whom she completed the 
fastest time across country. 

Bolebec Miler, a nine year-old 
gelding by Hardiran. was orig- 
inally bought for his owner to 
hunt, but in Miss Taylor's 


capable his career 

been re-routed. He competes in 

his first advanced three-day- 

event at Chatswortfa this week. 

Miss Taylor’s successful week- 

end also included a win in her 
novice section on Saturday on 
Mr and Mrs Charles Stratton’s 


Hey don Lad. 
Other 


good performances at 
yesterday's “garden party” 
horse trials— the course takes in 
part of the rose garden at 
Bourton Hall — came from 
Camilla Murdoch on Rugan and 
Julian Wathen on The Moroc- 
can who finished second and 
third respectively in their ad- 
vanced section. 

RESULTS: Advanced Mefloa SL 1. 


GnckatU 


68 . 


(A-M TBytor) 46; 2. Janosy 

tapfnm)47;3, Buffington 0 
57 Advanced McOon 8. 1. 
_ Ctapftam) 42: Z. Rugan <C 
61 :3, The Moroccan (J Vrtdftan) 



FOR THE RECORD 


ATHLETICS 

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NORTH AMERICA: H rt a wl league: Sake- 

dvr Ho u s t on Astros * Atlanta Brawn ». 

Chicago Cubs 5. Si Louis Cantos# 3: San 

Ftancaco Gtana 6. Los Anadss Podgara 3: 

pndKMtona PNMs 1. Mammal Capos 0; 

Now York Mots 4. Pmsturgn Arras z 

Gncmras Reds 7. San Dmi Padres 4. 
American isaguc Boston Rad Sox 2. Tons#) 

Skis Jays 0; MM* Tigers 1. New York 

Yartmn 0: Tara Rangara l. Ctatorma 

AnacU 0, Bahmora Quotas 7. M kvdas 

Ore w en ft Cleveland means U. Sea ns 

Mannas 4; OsMaid A s & Kansas Cay 


1. A Cowan (G6). I 
itsubtahr. 3. H Masu 

Papro; 4, A CunyMtaans. Yamaha 1 

B Dance . Hond a XRM0RQ: 6. <1 
Yamaha TT600: 7. D Offiow. Pajeffi; & Q 

Ptenw. MtsutHtn L200: 9. T QodtonL 

Toyota Lsndorutaar): 10, F Neste. Toyota M- 

YAMOUSSOUKRO. Nay Coata PL70Otmfc 1. 

B Wddagaard (SwoL Toyote-Cafcca TC turto: 

Z L-C Torph OweL toyms-Cofccc 3, E WBbsr 

e Toyota-Cdlcs: 4. R f - “ 
frCM 5. Sskn Asset . 
ktantt 40ft 6. W VHtfn# (Awq. 


Eonpesn C# (QuSHpnO): BO- 

IL Northern Ireland 1: Sweden 3. 
jNt tBdgka a 12. Portugal H Northern 

WROCLAW. P o Ta a rt- Wniaiaii*a limiatafunaL 

Poland & Swariand 0: AusMs Z tfiriy 0. 
SPEEDWAY 

Bffitah laag na- Swindon 41. Ipairien 37: 


: Cnanp H Dosjcsaw (hoktart- 

Or#Hy Heem 47. bA Vbe Si; Cowiny 42. 


Bradkxa 36. 


I league: BantacK at. HeaKsrts i 
CanURsayAMtoenhaa 35. 


RUGBY LEAGUE 

SVtMEY: Qrend Beat Paiuinuiu 4. Cancer- 

bory Bankstimn 4. 


3: Osidtod A's B. Kansas OmHoyais 
Wbta So* 5. Umaota Tort Z 
SdK-L M am s w l* Trent 3. 


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Levisse stays 
ahead of Ford 

Versailles (A F) — Pierre 
Levisse, of fiance, won the 
eleventh Paris to Versailles 
road race on yesterday^ finish- 
ing first in a field of about 
20,000 contestants over the 
17.7 kilometre (il-mile) 
course. 

Levisse’s winning time of. 
48min 50sec was comfortably 
ahead of Bernie Ford, of 
Erteland, who came second in 
49:05, followed by lenan En- 
nis, of Wales, in 49:07. 

Levisse moved into the lead 
during a long uphill stretch 
about three-fourths of the way 

through the race, and stayed in 

front all the way to the finish 
along the Avenue de Paris in 
Versailles. 

Martine Fays, of France, 
placed first among the women 
with a time of 57:50, with 
Francoise Bonnet and Annie 
Juttel — both of France — 
finishing second and third. 


CRICKET 


After the deluge 
India may 1 
stage extra Test 

From Richard Streefon, Delhi 


An extra Test march may be 
added to the Australian tour of 
India after no play was possible 
for the third day running in the 
second Test here yesterday. This 
additional Test might still be 
slotted into the Australian itin- 
erary even if play began in the 
present match today or 
tomorrow. 

It* seems unlikely at the 

moment, though, that a start will 

be made al all Rain again fell 
overnight and when the inad- 
equate covering tarpaulins were 
removed, the pitch once more 
was soaked where leakages had 
occurred-The morning, how- 
ever, was dry and the players 
practised on the outfield. The 
forecast for the next 48 hours 
remains unsettled. 

This is only the third time in 
cricket history that . the first 
three days of a Test match has 
been washed out and no pre- 
vious Test in India has ever lost 
more than two days bad 
weather. Should the match be 
abandoned without a ball being 
bowled. Delhi would join Man- 
chester in 1890 and 1938 and 
Melbourne (1970-71), where 
this has happened. 

Most people's frustration has 
now reached the stage where 
they hope this match does not 
start. FCw of the players are 
anxious to go through the 
motions for trine hours or so. If 
not a .single ball is bowled, the 
Delhi and Districts Cricket 
Association stand to collect 
£140,000 insurance, provided 
they are not (teemed to “have 
been negligent- 

Tbe money, hopeful] y, anil be 
used to improve the ground’s 
covers and drying equipment. It 
would also help with the ex- 


penses of the extra Test match, 
which, if it is agreed, would be 
staged either in Delhi or 
Ahmadabad. Preliminary talks 
have started between Indian 
officials and Alan Crompton, 
the Australian manager, and a 
decision is likely tomorrow 

Indian cricket associations 
are more flexible about changing 
tour itineraries than thewe trr 

most other countries would be. 
Dates and venues can be re- 
arranged rapidly, as David 
Gower’s team found out two 
years ago. when England arrived 
the day after Mrs GandKi's. 
assassination. England moved 
on to Sri Lanka and when they 
returned to India they under- 
took a rejigged programme. 

The Australians have insisted 
that there should be two dear 
days between two Test matches. 
To fit in an extra Test, the plan 
is to scrap a three-day match 
arranged at Vadodara, formerly 
known as Baroda. from October 
10-12, when the Australians are 
due to meet Delhi. tiw'Raqn 
Trophy champions. The thiC. 
and last Test at present schedr 
uled to begin in Bombayon 
October 15, will also be pul back 
24 hours. 

Any longer extension to the 
lour is not feasible as .the 
Australians are due to play for 
their stake in Sheffield Shield 
matches within two days of 
reaching home. The revis«l 
itinerary could read: October 2z 
Fourth one day internationaL 
Delhi; October 5: Fifth one day 
international, Ahmadabad; 
October 7: Sixth one day inter- 
national. Rajkot; October 9-13: 
Additional Test match, venue to 
be decided; October 16-20, 
Fourth Test, Bombay. 


SQUASH RACKETS 


Hickox heads for 
final and record 


Forthe first time in three days 
of scintillating competition, the 


seedings held up at the Blue 
Stratos British Under-23 Gosed 
Championship at Lambs Qub, 
London, yesterday. 

Jamie Hickox, the defending 
champion, survived a furious 
semi-final onslaught from Del 
Harris of Essex, and third 
seeded Robert Owen rather 
easily overcame Paul Gregory of 
Surrey. 

Gregory, at 18. is already a 
renowned fighter who has made 
his reputation man English 
under- 19 squad which is 
increasingly successful against 
the senior players. On Saturday, 
he single-handedly destroyed a 
promising Celtic challenge- by 
dismissing first Mark Madean 
of Scotland 8-10, 9-5, 1-9, 9-4. 9- 
1 in the afternoon, and then in- 
the evening removed the second 
seed, Adrian Davies ofWales. 2- 
9. 2-9, 9-6. ^4, ?-2. 

If Gregori' a foe under-] 9 
scrapper, then. Del Harris, only 
17 but already twice winner of 
the under- 1 9 Open title, must be 
counted as the main force of the 


By Gdm McQmftan 

age group. Certainly the Essex 
youngster opened against the 
now vastly experienced top seed 
as though it were he who carried 
the confidence of superiorityi v ; 

He won the first game 9-1 lif- 
12 minutes, slotting nine perfect 
backhand drops into the nick 
from the champion's fevourite 
forehand boast shot. Jamie 
Hickox. however, is by now a 
wily 22-year-old. He carefully 
drew Harris into a series of 
back-hand errors, particularly 
'from the tack court, to finish 1- 
9. 9-4, 10-8. 9-6 in 68-minuies. 

Robert Owen needed S3 min- 
utes to tidy away Gregory 9-6, 9- 
4, 9-6 with an elegant display, 
decorated especially by pre- 
dsiotvdrops from all comersnf 
a difficult hot court 
For a 21-year-old with an 
astonishing record of dissen- 
sion, disciplinary action and 
even playing bans, Owen lias 
reached today's final in gen- 
erous and forgiving humour. It 
is a mood he may need to stiffeg 
in order to prevent his Anglo- 
Ca n adia n opponent from win - r 
ning foe Blue Stratos title for a 
record fourth time 


TENNIS 


McEnroe causes upset 


Saa Francisco (Reuter) — 
John McEnroe, seeded fonrth, 

upset tfc top seed and defend- 
ing champion Stefan Edberg, 
®f Sweden, 7-6, 6-2 in Sat- 
urday night's senti-final of the 
San Frandso grand prix 
tournament. 

In the other semi-final, 
Jimmy Connors, the No 2 
seed, beat Anders Janyd, of 
Sweden, 6-7, 6-1, 2-0 when the 
third seed retired with a 
recurrence of a knee problem. 

Edberg had never beaten 
McEnroe and had lost to him 
last week in the final of a Los 
Angeles tournament The first 


set was closely contested and. 
neither player could make' 
much impression mi his 
opponent's serve. McEnroe 
eventually took it with a 
brilliantly angjed, forehand 
cross-court, winner. 

• Barcelona (Reuter) ^ 
Keirt Carisson, the latest prod- 1 
net of Sweden's tennis boom, 
romped to victory in toe final 
of the .Barcelona grand ' prix’ 
tournament yesterdays 
Carisson, aged 18 and toe Npv 
9 seed, beat Andreas Manwr 
of West Germany, 6-2, 6-2, f&) - 
to pick Hp his second gnuST' 
prix tide of the year. _ 


TODAY’S FIXTURES 




FOOTBALL 

7.30 unless stated 

CENTRAL LEAGUE: Ffcst ffivWoo: 
Leicester v EiMn Newcastle v Dwby 
(7.0* Sonderiand * Sheffield United 
Second dMaton: Port Vais v Doncaster 
(7-0); Preston » Btackpooi (7.0). 

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minst# v Kettering: Nunesttto v Boston 
unago. 

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vision: Duhvich n Wngstonian. 
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Caracas (AP) - The Venezue- 
lan. Israel Contreras, will chal- 
lenge the world champion 
Kaosay Gaiaxi of Thailand for 
tta juraor bantamweight title in 
a bout scheduled for October 18 
on the Caribbean island of 
Curacao. The 24-year-bId 
Contreras has a record of 17 
knockouts and one draw in 25 
bouts. Gaiaxi. aged 27. has 
recorded 24 knockouts in 28 
bouu. 


ENTERTAINMENTS 


Conthned from page 31 


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THE IIMES.T.UESDAY SEPTEMBER30 1986 


31 


Today’s television and radio nroarammes and Peter Davalle 



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BBC 1 


6.00 CMfuAJVL 
IL50 Br eak f a st Thna with Rartc 
Bough and Baity 
Magnusson. Weather at 
fiS, 7.2* 7.55, *is and 

US? regional rwwa, 
weather and traffic at&57, 
7.27, 7J&1 and &27; 

. national and international 
news at 7.00. 7^6, LOO, 
1L30 and 9J10; sport at 
. 7.20 and &20; and a 
review of the 

at *37. 


Jeremy Paxman reporting 
from the Labour Party 
Conference in Blackpool 
&Q5 Labour Party Conference 
% 1988,SirRoOfo Day. David 
DJmbleby and Vincent 
Hanna report from 



1030 Play School, presented by 
Ben Thomas with guest 
Bizabeth Watts, (if 
1QJ50 Labour Party Conference 
1888. Rather coverage of 
the debates in Blackpool 
1Z30 approximately 
Caefflx. 

U0 News After Nooo with 

- Ftichard Whitmore and 
Frances Coverdate, 

- - includes news headlines 

with subtitles 1JS 

Regional news. The 
weather details cotra from 
BffiGles. 1.30 Postman 
. Pat A Sea-Saw 
m, programme for the very 
. T young. M 145 Ceefax. 
2JD0 Labour Party Conference 
1988. Coverage of the 
afternoon session 
(continues on BBC 2) 3£2 
RegionaJ news. 

155 nem the Sky. For the 
very young CIO WWHt 
with raul Daniels 420 The 
Mysterious Cities of GtokL 

- Cartoon adventure story 
about two yoimg people 
searching for lost cities in 
South America <L45 Beat 

- - the Teacher. Paul Jones 

presents round 13 of the 
pupils versus teachers 
- . quiz game. Friday's winner 
Is faced by a challenger 
from Cherry Wffflngham 

„ Comprehensive, Lincoln. 
100 John Craven's 

Newsround 105 Blue 
Peter. Janet EHs, Peter 
Duncan and Mark Cuny 
announce the viewers' 
choice of name for the 
• p rogr am me's new 
Siamese kitten. (Ceefax) 
&35 The FBntttones. Cartoon 
series about a modem 
Stone Ags family. 

100 News with Sue Lawley and 
Nicholas WftcheH. 

Weather. 

8^5 London Plus presented by 
John Stapleton, Unda 
Mitchell, and Caroline 


^7JJ0 


Ftighton. 

Woaan. 




are Alan Coren, and Uri 
GeUerwhowfllbe 
atte mpti ng to mend 
viewers' broken artefacts. 
Plus a song from the new 
musical. Phantom of the 
. . Opera sung by CUff 
Richard and Sarah 
Brightman. 

7.35 life on Earth. Part five of 
David Attenborough's 
natural history series 
'.focuses on some of the 

30,000 Species oftish.fr) 
(Ceefax) 

830 Brush Strokes. Comedy 
series about an amorous 


trouble with a 
seductive blonde. (Ceefax) 
100 News with John Humphrys 
and Andrew Harvey. 
Region?! news and 
weather. 

130 Panoramas Kaaim and 
k Defend? Fred 
treads warily tl 
minefields of the ___ 

Party 's non-nuclear 

--- defence policy. With 
contributions from Nell 
Kirmock, Darts Healey, 
George Younger, David 
Owen, Casper 
Weinberger, Admiral of the 
- Fleet Lord Lewin, and 
Field Marshal Lord Carver. 
1110 Fflm: Hie Carey 

T rea tme n t (1972) starring __ 
James Cobum as a 
hospital pathologist. Peter 
Carey, anxious to dear a 
colleague of causing the 
death of the daughter of 
the hospital's obnoxious 
If director during an Ulagal 
abortion operatioa 
Directed by Blake 

Edwards. 

11-50 Weather. 


tv-am 


US Good Meriting Britain 


Introduced by Anne 
Diamond and Adrian 
Brown. News with Gordon 

Herr 


738*100, 130 and 100; 
financial news at 635: 
sport at 140 and 7.40; 
exercises at 155 and 117; 
rartrai at 735; pop music 
at 7.55; and Jimmy 
t'stelevMon 


i guests Inciudle 
chtidcare expert Penelope 

Leach. 


1TV; LONDON 


1^ Thamu mws headfines. 
130 For Schools: part two of 
the dramatized version of 


the musical story, 
and the Wolf 9^7 What 
happens when a patient is 
admitted to the F 

Dajartmentcrfa 

159 Hazel Townsons 
story. Just You Wait! 10.11 
Classifying jobs; and how 
things are made 1038 The 

11.07 Junior maths: the 
number ’3' 11.19 Science: 
extinguishing fires and 

flames 11-4f Properties of 
protective cJotiting. 

1230 Teetime and CtaudBa. (r) 
1110 Let 1 * Pretend to the 
tale of The Pretend 
Snowman, (r) 

1130 The Meddhe Men. Herbal 

treatment wD eventually 
bectxne regarded as an 
aBy of orthodox meefidne. 

Sew at One with Leonard 
ParWn 130 Thames news. 
Fftn: The Long M em ory* 
(1953) starring John Mils 
and Eva Bergh. After 
1 12 years for a 
did note 


crime he did not commit; 
Davidson vows to get even 
with those whose perjury 
put him behind bars. 
Directed by Robert Hamer. 
335 Thames news headlines 
330 The Young Doctors. 
100 Tickle on the Turn. Village 
tales for the young 4.10 
Road Runner. Cartoon, 
430 He-Man and the 
Masters of the Universe. 
Animated science fiction 


130 

130 


145 Cheeky's ChaBenge. The 
first of a new six-part 
series about a visitor from 
another ptanat who only 
appears to children she 
thinks she can trust 
Starring Glynis Brooks. 

115 Blockbusters presented 
by Bob Holness. 

5.45 News 830 Thames news. 

125 HalpIVivTaytor Gee with 
news of Hounslow's 
Undon Bonnet School's 
for 


hantfcapped 
135 Crossroads. Roy Lambert 
tries Darby's patience to 
theflmit 

730 The Kiypton.Factor- The 
first of four group finals 
features the Group A 
winners and the best 
runner-up. Among the 
tests Is to' successfully 
land a jumbo jet at 
Heathrow using a flight 
simulator. (Oracta) . . 

730 Coronation Street Tha 
path to the attar is strewn 
with obstacles for Kevin ' 
and Sally. (Orade) 

830 We’llrnnk of Something. 
Comedy series about a 
man determined to find a . 
fob. Starring Sam Ke8y. . 
830 Worid In Action: 

Something for Nothing. 

An investigation into the 
"ofthe 
of the Trustee 
Bank. 

KOfipuNNl. 

three and Leslie 
pursues rts 
pofiticai career and 
Charlotte Farmer. (Oracle) 
(see Choice) 

1030 News at Ten and weather 
followed by Thames news 
headlines. 

1030 Snooker. The BCE ' 
International from 
Trentham Gardens. Stoke 
on-Trent 
1115 Worid Chess 

Championship. The latest 
news of the Kasparov/ 
series in 
l, introduced by 
Tony Bastabte. 

1135 Night Thoughts. 


830 




Wedding day: David ThreJ&H, 
Zoe Wanamaken ITV, 930pm 


• It was 
disappointing last Monday night 
to note that episode two of 
John Mortimers socially aware 
drama serial PARADISE 
POSTPONED had Mt a bumpy 
patch and that many 
Characters, brttontiy defined in 
episode one with many a 
quintsssentiai Mortimer touch, 
were being manoeuvred into 
situations bat ware no better 
than those to be found in your 
average sit-corn. I was, in a 
word, debating with myself 
whether to give up watching 
Mortimers most recent 
fiction, or give it one more 
chance. I plumped for the 


episode three (ITV. 9.00pm}, the 
wahida has got back on to a 
smooth road, and thusAtanday 
night's ITV viewing has 
regained its patina. One of the 


CHOICE 


serial's delights has been the 
careful emergence of the 
ambitious Leslie Trtmuss 
from his humbte chrysalis. The 
rtgrt^htoftort^tfse^sode 
is the dever way that Mortimer 
brings about the 
inconceivable imton of Tttmuss 
and the well-bred Chartotte 
by gettinaher to meet hfti 
halfway. These roles are 
beautindy played by David 
ThretfaB and Zoe 
Wanamaker. One puzzle in 
episode one is solved tonight 
how Tttmuss got his cut-glass 
accent Another puzzle 
remains: why the exquisite but 
familiar slow movement of 
Elgar's cello concerto was 
picked as opening and 
closing music when Roger 
WSbb% incidental music is so 


■ sensitively attuned to Paradise 
Postponed 's setting, period, 
pfot and everything eae. 

• Freed by Its adapter and 
translator Basil Ashmore from an 
undeservedly romantic title 
(The Strong are Lonety). and no 
longer spiritualty crippled by 
an ending that undermined the 
author's original intention, the 
definitive version erf Fritz 
Hochwalder's play THE TOLY 
EXPERIMENT (Radio 4, 11 5pm) 
makes the kind of radio 
occasion that grabs you by the 
lapels and denes you to try to 
get away. It tells of the Jesuits' 
abortive attempt to embrace 
Latin American Indians In an 18th 
century Christian state, 
replacing slavery by democracy. 
If you demand a label for the 
play, I can offer give you one: 
passionate, pofiticai theology. 

Peter Davalle 


BBC 2 


635 


j: Maths - 
Ends at 730. 

930 Ceefax. 

938 Daytime on Two: a young 
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employment away from 

home 1030 Fdr four- and 
five-year olds 10.15 Music 
time 1038 AB about 
bodes 1130 What can a 
captionless picture 
communicate? 1132 
An tic i pati ng the next 
chapter of a book 1145 
The second of five 
ton the 


background to the 
gospels. 

1238 Tefevteion's illusion of 


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investigation into some of 
the dhnsfons within our 
society 135 Micro Live 
138 working on a 
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concrete has changed the 
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140 See Heart. A repeat of 


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335 Ceefax: 

330 Labour Party Conference 
1888. Further coverage of 
the proceedings in 
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630 News summary with 
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535 Harold UdwT CBps from 
the comedian's 1924 film. 
Hot Water, and from hts 
cowboy spoof. An Eastern 
Westerner, made in 
19203) 

630 Film: Charlie Chan in 
Paris* (1935) starring 
Warner Gland. The wily 
investigator comes to the 
aid of a young woman 
found holding a pistol over ■ 
the body of a dead man. 
Directed by Lewis Seiler. 

7.10 The Happy Prince. An 
animated version of Oscar 
Wilde’s story of a swallow, 
on its way south, who 
rests on the statue of an 
unhappy prince and stays 
to help mm become 
happy. With the voices of 
Glyriis Johns as the 
swallow and Christopher 
Plummer as the prince, (r) 

736 Open to Question. Jim 
Kerr, lead singer in a pop 
edited Simple 
, is questioned by a 
not-so-fawning studto 
audience of young people 
who, apparently, upset the 


was rich and that rock 

musicians charge too 
much for thafr concerts. 
835 The Store ol English: The 
Mother Tongue. Part two 

of the series tracing the 
history of the English 


is me product of three 

invasions and a cultural 

revolution. (Ceefax) 

930 The Paul DanMs Magic 
Show. The magidan Is ki 

Bath celebrating the joy of 

hot-air ballooning. In the 
studio his auests are 
Hungarian magidan, Paul 
Potassy; the Ofymptads, a 
balancing act from 

: and Penelope 

Keith, (rf 

9.45 Naked Video. Comedy 
sketches, (r) (Ceefax) 
10.10 Famous Last Words. 

rf^ncetOOTTect his 

obituary. 

10.40 Newsnrght 
1135 Weather. 


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230 Snooker. Fifth round 
action In the BCE 
international, introduced 
by Dickie Davies. The 
comment ato rs at 
TYentham Gardens, Stoke- 
on-Trent are John 
Putman, Dennis Taylor, 
indMark 


Ray Edmonds and 1 
Wtidman. 

530 World ABvm Spain. The 
series on the wildlife of 
Spain continues with film 
of royal and imperial 
eagles which have 
wingspans of more than 
sbefeetfr) 

530 SRente, Phnwe*. OSps 
from famous j ' 
cometfiesf 

others. 


Cops, and the two 
- Charlies - Chapfin and 
Chase. 

630 I Could Do That The third 
programme In the series 
following the fortunes of 
four young people from 
the north-east of England 
who each want to start 
their own business, (ri 
(Orade) 

630 Con fe renc e Report Glyn 
Mathias reports on the 
day's debates at the 
Labour Party Conference 


Labour Party 
in Blackpool. 
ChanneMNt 


730 Channel 4 News with 
Peter Sissons in 
Blackpool, and Abstair 
Stewart 

730 Comment With his views 
on a topical subject is 
George Carrington, a 
member of the Drinkwtse 
campaign. Weather. 

030 Brookskte. Gail invites 
Damon into her bed; 
Nicholas has given up the 
pretence of being a 
housewife and lets the fiat 
become a mess; and 
Heather thinks that her 
marriage to Nick is on the 
rocks. 

030 Fairfy Secret Anny. Harry 
is caught red-fipped by hs 
fiancee in the arms of a 

buxom revolutionary after 
Nancy successful 
infiltrates the Cobra's den. 
Starring Geoffrey Palmer 
and Diane Hatcher. 

930 St El s ewhere . Dr 

Auschtander reluctantly 
poses for his official . 
photograph; Dr Craig rants 
about the hospital's state 
of disrepair; mid Dr 
Westphal is faced with a 
painful parental dilemma 
when hs daughter returns 
home. Starring Ed 
Flanders, Norman Lloyd, 
and William Daniels. 

935 4 Minutes: Blind and Deal. 
Crossing a busy road and 
travelfing on London's 

ofamordeal for a bflnd gtfl 
end a deaf man. 

1030 00. Part four of the eight- 
programme series on the 
Impact of oil on the 
modem world focuses on 
fhs rise to power of the 
Saudi Arabia Petroleum 
Minister, Sheikh YamanL 
1130 The Eleventh Hour David 
Roche Taka About You 
and Love. A film made in 
1984 In which a 
homosexual talks with 
heavy irony about Ws love- 
Cfe. Followed at 1135 by 
A Window in Manhattan, 
the story (rf a lonely 
homosexual from 
Germany who finds New 
York a daunting place. 
Ends at 1230 


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6.10 Farming Weak, 
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weather forecast 835 


630 Today, Ind 630, 

630 News. &45 
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Thought for the Day 

835 TheWeekon4. 

Progrenxne previews by 
Kate Moon. 

M3 Figures m a Bygone 
Landscape. Playwright 
Don Haworth's 
au tobi ography, read in 

Se^nTtavS™ 

930 News 

935 Start the Week with 
Richard Baker (s) 

1030 News; A Small Countnr 
Living. Jeanlne McMufien 
ends Tier series about the 
defights of living in rural 
Britain (r) 

1030 Morning Story: His New 
Mittens, by Stephen 
Crane. 

1035 Dally Service (New Eveiy 
Morning, page 5) (s) 

1130 News; Trav3: Down 
Your Way. Brian 
Johnston visits Thame ki 


11.48 Poetry Please* Listeners' 
requrats presented by 
Vernon ScanalL " 

1230 News: You and Yours. 

Consumer affaire 
1237 Top of the Form. 

Nationwide general 
knowledge contest for 
schools. First round (3). 
Wales and the West 1235 
Weather 

130 The World at One: News 
130 The Archers. 135 

230 Hour. 

The first of a special 
series of ecitione celebrating 
the programme's 40th 
anniversary. 

330 News; The Afternoon 
Pfay. Marge, by David 
Parker. Starring Sally 
Bdridge as the mother 
who wants to get back into 

4.15 istands^ftairaaito 
Glory. Humorous story 
by Ronald Knox-Mawer 
about an upper-class . 
lady trying to sen 

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Seas islanders. Read by 
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Thame arid Variations 
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Pother, piano). 
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Christopher Hyde-SmKh 
and Jane Dodd. Franz Xaver 
Mozart (E minor rondo), 
Saint-Saens (Romance. Op 
37). Dohnanyi (Aria, Op 
46 No 1). Hindemith (Sonata, 
1836) 

1035 City ol B irmi ngh am SO 
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Malcolm Arnold). Walton 
(Orb and Sceptre). 

Arnold (Symphony No 5) 
1135 AJbemi Sfring Quartet: 
with Susan Kessler 
(soprano), Allan SchNer 
(piano). Borodin (piano 
Quintet in C minor, and 
songs including TTta 
Sleeping Princess). 
Chausson (Chanson 
perpetueUe. Op 37), Franck 
{Piano Quintet in F 
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135 Kokkonenand 

Shostakovich: BBC SO 
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(Symphony No 6) 

230 Music Weekly: includes 
Denis Matthews and 
Ronald Smith with memories 
of Edwin Fischer, and 
Andrew Porter on the 
American composer- 
teacher Roger Sessions (?) 
245 New Records: Bartok 

FoBc Dances), 
anatiooson 
nursery song: 

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Kuub (The Sheep's 
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Mass). Sibefius (Symphony 
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530 Mainly for Pleasure: with 
Natalfe Wheen 
630 Organ music: Graham 
Barber in St Peter 
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7.10 Howto Listen: another 
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first heard in 1946. 

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Granfefl, Nor Barnard. 

Roy Ptomley. Gladys Young 
ana Carleton Hobbs (ri 
745 SkAdrianBouttpartof a 
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. (cello). Rawsthome 
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(Concerto ft A minor Op 
102 . for 

viofin^elo, orchestra) 


845 Debussy end Busonc 
Peter Donohoe (piano). 

945 i Can Ustefl now: Avrtf 
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1030 Jazz Today: Charies Fox 
Bob 


1130 Serenades and Lullabies: 
Schoenberg's 
arrangement of Busoni’s 
Berceuse efeglaque. and 
Schubert's Nacht und 
Trauma - a Schubertiade 
devised by Graham 
Johnson, with 
Songmakers Almanac and 
smgpre Lott. Murray. 

Roto Johnson. Jackson and 
Graham Johnson (piaito). 
1137 News. 123ff 
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Ken Bruce 1 130 Jsnmy Young 
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535 John Dunn 730 Alan Del 830 
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MONDAY SEPTEMBER 29 1986 




Fint peMiskd in 1785 




Honeyghan’s win 
matches the 
feats of Turpin 


SPORT 


By Sriknmar Sea, Boxing Correspondent 


Lloyd Honeyghan. of 
Bermondsey, achieved ihe 
most memorable victory in 
British boxing since Randolph 
Turpin took the middleweight 
title from Sugar Ray Robinson 
35 years ago, when he stopped 
Donald Curry, of the United 
States, the undisputed world 
welterweight champion, in six 
rounds at Atlantic City on 
Saturday. Like Robinson, 
Curry was rated by boxing 
experts to be pound for 
pound, the best boxer in the 
world; even greater than Mar- 
vin Hagler, the world middle* 
weight champion. 

Nobody, except Honeyghan 
himself and his trainer, Bobby 
Neill, gave the London fighter 
a chance against such a com- 
plete boxer/fighter as Curry. 
Americans thought it would 
be more fun burning money 
than betting on the Briton. 
Those who had seen Cuny's 
four-round destruction of 
Colin Jones, the tough Welsh- 
man, feared for Honeyghan’s 
health. 


injury suffered in the sixth was round the ring befbr 
too serious for the champion hold of Honeyghan. The cfaal- 
to continue. lenger. now realising that the 


Curry was taken to hospital much- vaunted superstar 
to have his wound attended could be brought down to 
to. and to ponder his defeat, earth, opened up with both 
The injury required 20 stitches hands. Though be failed to 
and Curry also sustained a catch Curry as cleanly again in 
broken nose. Never had the that round, he gave the Ameri- 
champion, in his 25 bouts, can no respite and, for most of 
suffered such a comprehen- the remaining four rounds. 


sive defeat from beginning to had Curry backing away from 
end, Honeyghan being well his combinations and holding- 
ahead on points on all the on an effort to survive, 
judges’ cards at the time of the — 

stoppage. Even had the con- II P l mpw -,'ll kp 
test been allowed to continue, Knew ail ne 
it is unlikely that Curry would needed to knOW 
have been able to catch up for — _ 


* Curry responded in the third, 
n^Honeydranwjthaleft 


He looked the 
Cobra in the eye 

But Honeyghan. aged 26. who 
had said the day before the 
bout, “all 1 want to do is 
punch his face in and take his 
title” went into the ring at 
Caesar's Palace, looked the 
fearsome “Cobra" in the eye 
and then, with complete cool- 
ness. proceeded to dominate 
the fight for the six rounds 
before the two ringside doc- 


H,T!2^?, h « puil ? es, !2 ed hook w the bodyand straight 
a sShSSSJ 0 P Honeyghan right to the head. Curry was 

J rifn^Sn -I £uni, " n 6 toe flow of the fight 

Y fti? 2? sa,d „ aftera ^ rds -- 1 until Honeyghan shook him 

S w fi5IS gh ni IS !JI wto a big rights the head late 

s very good filter, ni be [q round five. Cuitv was then 

■ against the onrushing 
s lose lOfb to make the weight Honeyghan. 

* ^i'^S^hnnw al ft» I ta? ,ClJar Honeyghan. who received 
struggle should not take any- « i *-> 7 ^n . M i n ct »hp 

American's $300,000, said: 
e jJ° rL K ^J° m lhc “When I was 12-years-old, I 
SEJS* **>«"?* aw Muhammad Ali on tele- 

■ ^ hlS vision, and! said ‘I want to be 

» 3 like that man, champion of the 

hSSS2S ,rty . , tt-‘ h i£5 world’. He said that after 
^ for speed watching video tapes of Curry 
or r pt>w f/ , , against Nino LaRocca and 

„ se P on ^ I Marlon Starling, he knew all 

Honeyghan buckled the he needed to know about 

beating hint “I watched the 
5^SLT£SS2f n ^E ,ny tapes mice and gave them to 

my trainer. I've seen enough. I 
said -He fought the same wy. 
He came straight ahead, and 
champion flush on he he , d his ^ 

the chin. Curry stumbled When I got inside, I turned on 
_ _ _ JT J» him and there was nothing he 

(3 V flTT TOl could do about it 1 am a quick 

“«/ V learner,” said the man who, on 

toe night looked like the 
U1UI1 teacher. “All tire praise people 
have been giving to Cuny. 
they can now give to me,” said 
Honeyghan. “All the talk com- 
ing into this fight was about 
how good he was. Now it's my 
turn to do the talking. 

“I wanted to come over here 
and get the respect of the 
„ American people. I fought a 
couple times in America be- 
fore and looked real lousy. 1 
guess that's one reason they 
made the fight. Who would 
take me seriously?' 

While all his formative 
years were spent with Terry 
Lawlelss, most of the credit for 
his sensational victory belongs 
to Neill, his trainer. Even 
when Honeyghan was prepar- 
ing for his final eliminator, 
against Horace Shuffoid, Neill 
said he beleived Honeyghan 
was capable of lifting the title. 

Neill, the British feather- , 
weight champion in 1 960 and 
one of the few boxers to 
survive a brain haemorrhage . 
operation, was involved m 
Alan Minter’s rise to the world 

■/ title. Tactically and tech- i 
T ill* u nically, be is probably the best « 

™ , y <1 ttoneygnan is jnbuant in the country. He once wrote 1 

flfwriTAnillnTMk Km» KaI* Am L‘ Li.. .1 • t 


uciuic uic iwg iiiipiUC UUC“ M uuxl 

tors, Paul Williams and Frank caught the champion flush on 
Doggett. ruled that an eye toe chin. Curry stumbled 

Efforts pay off for 
the new champion 

By Sriknmar Sen 
Lloyd Honeyghan is one of 
a lengthening line of im- 
migrants dominating British 
boxing today. He now joind 
Dennis Andries, of Hackney, 
as world champion. Bom m 
Jamaica, Honeyghan spent his 
amateur years with the Fisher 
Club, m Bermondsey, and 
represented England. He 
turned professional with the 
famous Terry Lawless gym in 
Canning Town but after 
disagreements with Lawless a 
year ago he joined Mickey 
Duff and was trained by 
Bobby Neill. 

Honeyghan, who has won 
all his 28 contests, 18 of them 
inside the distance, lifted his 
first title almost by chance in 
1983. He met Cliff Gilpin at 
the Albert Hall as a l ute 
substitute for his stablemate, 

Colin Derrick. He was ranked 
only 14th in Britain and had to 
got off the floor to win. 

He became European cham- 
pion in January 1985, knock- 
ing out Gianfranco Rosi in 
Italy. He beat Sylvester Ltoyd Honeyghan is jubilant 
Mittee. of Bethnal Green, for after receiving his belt for his 
the British and Common- undisputed world cham pion 
wealth titles 10 months later. ship on Saturday nicht 



Godden saves the 
day as United’s 
darkness deepens 


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By Stuart Jones 

Football Correspondent 

Manchester United.. — 0 
Chelsea ■ 

The darkness surrounding 
Manchester United deepens 
still further. Locked securely 
in the basement of the first 
division, they lost at home for 
the third time this season and 
are now, after a mere eight 
fixtures, already 15 points 
behind the leaders — realistic 
hopes of the League 
Championship have all but 
been buried, even before the 
dawn of October. 

Those who witnessed 
Chelsea's victory on television 
yesterday afternoon will 
appreciate that United are 
flying on the wings of outra- 
geous misfortune. As well as 
hitting the bar, they had two 
penalties saved in successive 
minutes by a goalkeeper who 
once happened to play under 
Ron Atkinson at West 
Bromwich Albion. 

Atkinson, utterly bemused 
by the shortage of luck that is 
currently enveloping his club, 
refused to accept criticism of 


of him was rarely convince* 
Albiston, in particular, wj- 
uncharacteristicaily uncertej* 
during his individual conug 
against Ncvin. 

United's midfield was 

more as lopsided as an untRtil 

seesaw. No constructive ideas * 
were offered on the left, who? 
Whiteside was uncomfortably 
out of place, until Olsea 
appeared belatedly for tig 
anonymous Moses. 1 In spiteof 
Sivcback’s wayward district. 
lion on the right. Stracban w$ 
again their brightest creator. 

Their sharpest weapon w** 
as usual. Robson. At the qjJ J 
of any significant attack, that' 
was scarcely any need iq 
confirm the source of the 
danger. Almost inevitably. - 
Robson was involved in the 1 
first penalty incident on the 
hour, though Godden daima) a- 
that United's captain hag * 1 
batged him in the chest as he 
was stretching for possession. -- 

Godden put into pracths 
his theory about the penalty, 
taking tactics of Olsen, who 
had been brought on for 
Moses less than a minute 
before. “He runs up slowfy- 
and waits for the goalkeeperto 
move ” he said. “So 1 stood- 





More football reports, ”9 ground. It wasn’t the best 
na<M» TO of penal ties I must admit.” 

47 For the second nmaltv mn. 


Championship style: Lloyd Honeyghan (left) connects with Don Curry early in his tide bout 


GOLF 


Man in a million Norman 
leads Australian victory 




Greg Norman must be 
wondering what be can offer 
for an encore. He became the 
first golfer in the history of the 
game to win one million 
dollars in prize money in a 
single year when Australia 
retained the Dunhill Cup at St 
Andrews yesterday. 

“I like that,” said Norman. 
“It’s □ ice to have seven figures 
behind my name. I guess the 
tax man likes it too!” 

Australia, with Rodger Da- 
vis and David Graham also 
winning their games on the 
wind-blown Old Course, 
shared the $300,000 (about 
£21 1,000) first prize following 
a convincing 3-0 win against 
Japan in the final 
Davis led Australia in the 
No.! game throughout the 
tournament, and he continued 
to reduce the pressure on 
Graham and Norman by 
maintaining his 100 per cent 
record, overcoming Jet Ozaki 
by 76 to 81. 

Graham, in spile of taking 
81, scampered through by one 


By Mitchell Platts 

year. Even Severiano 
Ballesteros, with five Euro- 
pean titles this season and 
only £207.502 to show for his 
endeavours, must be kicking 
his heels in frustration. 

Norman insisted: “The se- 
cret to Australia winning was 
the fact that we all played wdL 
It was a team performance. 
Roger, going out first each 
day, was the most important 
man in our team. He proved 
beyond any doubt that it was 
the correct decision for the 
committee to select him.” 
Davis, however, would be the 
first to admit that on current 

Card of course 

The Old Course, St Andrews 


£77,684 by beating 


his side: “There can be no 
complaints about our charac- 
ter or our method,” he said, 
“although 1 am probably 
beginning to sound like an 
echo.” 

Yet, though their perfor- 
i bout mance was undeniably spir- 
ited. the same flaws still 
remain. 

United's defensive 
vulnerability in the air, ex- 
posed repeatedly by Everton 
the previous week, was im- 
mediately illustrated on the 
ground. When Spademan's 
second minute lob bounced 
on the edge of their area, 
Dixon was as isolated as a 
victim of a contagious disease. 
McGrath and Sivebaek, his 
Mark nearest neighbours, were 10 


For the second penalty mo-: 
ments later, Godden, await 
that Strachan was under heavy 
pressure after McNaugfat's 
foul on Olsen, merely guessed. 
History suggests that he is- 
m variably correct. He es- 
timates that he has saved 80 - 
per cent of the penalties he has 
faced and remembers that, at 
West Brom, he was once*, 
beaten only twice in seven 
attempts. 

Godden felt justifiably that 
three of bis other, non-penalty 
saving feats, were more nota- 
ble, He reamed swiftly to a 
mis-cue by his own ca p tai n 
Pates; in the first half, 
sprawled to deny Moses be- 
fore the hour; and spread - 
himself to thwart Stapleton 
with a couple of minutes to go. 

Chelsea's run of success in 
the famous arena came of age 
yesterday: remarkably, they 
have not lost in the League at 
Old Traffordsince 1966, a 


- 'SSSS 

(73). relatively bleak so far, Dixon 

' Lyle's victims during the collected a rich haul from Okf Traffo^Sna 6 L J?S e ? 

week included David Feheny Jis visits to Manchester. Of }{"■“ T™* 

of Ireland, and Graham. He ^““1 of only five goals in 

looked at home once again on 1986, he has scored three of SSed ' 

the links, with hisgam^toriy the? « 0W TmffbnL His Sdw cKs saS 

back in the groove, and he ^ persuade Bobby ffSn ffir SK 

would enjoy nothing more this Robson to retain him m his manager has never 

week than to become the first England squad next Monday. never seemed so 

British player since the in- Several minutes later, the 

auguration of the Suntory United defence's aerial chat MtKaima united: C Tum#r, J 
World Match Play Champion- »on-«i S .ent gSSf i ^ S ’KgS*’ £ 

ship tO WfQ that title. iSnecniP. Iptt wiiiallu w < to n hn c flmwuZI d 2 


srrow 


(Speedie, left equally alone, 


_» “* u,c wuiiujt. nc uiu-c wiuie 

alter receiving his belt for his a highly acclaimed boxing 
imdispnted world champion- textbook aimed at young ama- 
stup on Saturday night teurs and, with his latest 


Alzheimer’s Disease 



the country. He once wrote 001 a classic confrontation, 
highly acclaimed boxing Graham taking four putts on 
xtbook aimed at young ama- ° ne green but Norman, the 
teurs and, with his latest man of the moment, produced 
success, he may now start to another impressive perfor- 
reap some of the recognition mance with a 73 to beat 
due to him. Tommy Nakajima by three 

shots. 

I dmor>llA . No*™ 30 bas now collected 
V><HLUIL11U toe first prize on each of his 
¥ three visits to Britain this 

nrnVPC hA He earned £70.000 

r 1 U * -RtW from the Open Champion- 
• yf ^ < ship, at T umberry in July, and 

is lviacno 7 ™°' he r ^ compi«- 

. 10 8 a double in the European 

Miami Beach (Reuter) - Open at Sunningdale earlier 


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342 

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411 

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172 

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12 

316 

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463 

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425 

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567 

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416 

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16 

382 

4 

176 

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An appeal on behalf of 
people who can no longer 
thinkfor themselves. 

Tterhalf a million people in Britain today sufferfrom a progressive 
mental dsorderknewn as Ahhelmeris Disease. 

The ^fects are devasidtirtg. The memory sto¥»fy fadea Simple tadc (HKe 
lyinga shoelace or telling tfte dme)Decome impossible TheabRrtytotfii* 
deappearc. 

The cause of this cmel disease is unknown-and there is no known cura 

Re sear t^ is essentia fW only to help the unfortun^evictfrre, but a 
hep the ramilies aid friends wtx) have to care fbr them. 

PlearecompJetethecwponbetowarufpostit-vrithyourdonann- 

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The World Boxing Council this month, 
lightweight champion. Hector 
Macho Camacho, of the 
United States, won a unani- rounds ofe 
mous 12-round points de- 
cision over the formerly 
British-based Cornelius Bora- 
Edwards when they fought late I |aq 
on Friday night. 

. Camacho had as difficult a 
time with his own weary legs ITISH*' 
as he did with Boza- Ed wards’ * 

plodding assault, and had to The dea 
be helped from the ring after within yanc 
the bouL Camacho had trou- the Berlin n 
ble making the 135-pound threw the c 
(61.2kg) weight limit and said (Michael Ct 
he had eaten only a sardine A stunne 
and drunk a half-cup of water prize-giving 
in three days, hoping to lose am Funktui 
five extra pounds doctor aruu 

. toe fight, Camacho his patients 
jabbed and ran. while Boza- aged 38. ha 
Edwards, the former junior heart infect 
lightweight champion, at- sumed run 
tacked with left hooks which guidance. I 
usually caught nothing but air. ran too fei 
Camacho knocked the Ugan- collapsed ju 
dan down in the first round the finish • 
wth a nghi hand, but after have reache 
that neither fighter was sen- able time 
ously hurt Near the end. minutes. 
Camacho was winded and Dr Willi F 
hanging on. _ in sports me 

On the same bin, Edwin the victim 
Rorario of Puerto Rico took sportsman w 
the Worid Boxing Association in despite 
lightweight tide from Living- doctor refusi 
stone Bramble with a brutal runner’s nan 
second-round knock-out. up to the rac 
Against Bramble, he took fit to take 
command early in the second doctor. “1 
round and staggered the ponsible.” T1 
champion with a nght hand to was moume 
the chin. Bramble never re- giving cerei 
gained the offensive and was minute's silei 
cut above the right eye mid- The race wj 

n a 'i,J h - r0U6 t- the r0uncL time by Bogu 
Backed into his own comer. Poland, in a b 
Bramble hit by some 30 for the cour* 
punches and could not defend minutes 03 s 
himself. ArtWc „ 


That makes £225.000 for 12 
rounds of golf In Britain this 


Total yardage: 6,933 Pan 72 

form there is no finer anchor- 
man in the world of golf than 
Norman. 

Scotland, eliminated by 
Australia in the semi-finals on 
Saturday, took third place for 
the second successive year by 
overcoming the United States 
2- 1 In the play-off Sandy Lyle 
completed an extremely 
satisfying week by retaining 
his own 100 per cent record. 
His 73 equalled the best score 
of the day and he had five 
strokes to spare over Lanny 
Wadkins. Gordon Brand Jr 
(75) ensured that Scotland 
shared the third prize of 


‘V "III UIUL UUb ' V jm B 

Norman and Nakajima will misdirected his header) and, 
move on to Wentworth, where ^toough Turner was required 
the championship begins on 10 111311(6 on jy two other saves, 
Thursday, feeling equally con- toe protective barrier in front 
fident. Lyle, however, is _ _• ^ 

enjoying his work again. He j ^OllVI TIPI TIP 
has lacked his usual sparkle in - J* T 111V1U 0 
Europe this summer but he /iltamniAnr 
controlled the ball with such COdJUPlOIlS 
authority on the Old Course in xr 

difficult conditions that he can By Hug 

^ pIaying football playedat Ibrox 

k Mran < 2wil d i^ I ^ n agauL wasofa Quality to send home 
*n. Tn ? D " B nl ato's biggest crowd of the 

Siir^St « KSiSs 

date irOctoter t ^it V TW h 6001 " 6 toe most valid 
riiwnflr ^ 0ber HI- Jony contenders for the Scottish 

League championship. 

“wf Sr £ -«h e A w 

^ng we! Wn golfing tttrasMd while Rangers deserved their 
teei n would have more 2-0 victory. Aberdeen’s wr- 

harinB^ by sion of ^ eutortainmg style 

ihe ,,uin,ate 

ffiSULTSt rirafc tastrsfla 3, Japan CL R l W ° D hee 8 . 05 ® they 

ttavto.76MT0zaw.ai;DGfBh£n8t,bt "?« the more inspiring in- 

toviduals, notably the player- 

G Brand Jnr. 75MM O'Meara 7& S manager who SOOied his 
Au*trao# z, scottand, t. r D avte7Zbt g which led to his team s first 

s r v^ r .«^T de “ at Ibr “ 

Jaian, 2 but us. i. t Ctfaid j7 lost to m toruiree years. . 

Such was the fescination for 

7«. t waicatiroa. 09 be R Ftoyd, 76. ihp nlawn: t7 n r...h M 


last season. Hate for United's 
manager has never seemed so 
twisted. 

MANCHESTER UNITED: O Tum«r. J 
Shwbaafc A AMrton, N WtiM MkM. p 
MOBram. K Item, a Ftabqon, Q 
^actian. F SaplMoo, F Dmnport. B 
MoMatgutuJCHssa). ■ 7 

CHELSEA: A Goaoan, D Wont D 
Boiwrie. C Pates, j Udjuohfc. ii' 
Smdaiian, P Narti. J Bunwteaet, KOtoo, 

O Spee ds (gdx K JonsskJMcNuight 
Btkim: G Comney {Spenrymoof). 


±3 


- 

Convincing evidence of ' 
championship quality 

By Hugh Taylor 

The football playedat Ibrox finding Hibs livelier than of 
wasofa quality to send home late. United drew 1-1 1 o 
Bniarns biggest crowd of toe remain unbeaten after nine' 
afternoon convinced that league matches and showed 
lingers and Aberdeen have that their bright talent has not 
become the most valid yet been extinguished, 
contenders for the Scottish United lead Celtic and . . 


«aguc«. amp ,onsiiip Heart of Midlothian by a 

JfjJ *{,»!„£ 3 Pf ctator s aspirants for the title match 
while Rangers deserved their Rangers and Aberdeen in 

nfffi* ^^ erde ^ n ’ s stS?ootball aUuefoc£ 

sion of the entertaining style competitive, r.ilfp- (imtnL 

ggB fetePggSt 

ltr0duced £■<* m toe second half after 
. having brought wony to their 
had^lS mn?p ,5? ^ ^ trave,lin S support with a. 


i S3gp re w 4s^ s sriassisasfia 

for th!S * rbn>X Heans went to Dens^Sk 

.e players, 13 of whom are had ended Ranon-c' mn nf 

ErftLSli 6 «flS I 5B5h 

work, AS lyt SlTnST e S^ d - h ^ , ° 

hint of the feuding which had 

marred recent matches be- draw™ 3 p0,nl n a goaBess 
tween the clubs. However u.-nhu, a j ■ ■ 

era of victory late in !& ai ^siey, where St Mirren’s 
second half. ^They feu °J success continued 

Rangers' forward ^las cleariv fom matoly. Liddle put 

offsiSwhSte SfiK Ss*“ into the lead but 
pass from Reck. Saints improved m the second 

. Notwithstanding their nTnalt^nf ^ dubious 
impressive play at Tbrox. nei- vnSn h,ch Cameron 

ther Rangers nor Aberdeen are STV 

i«t within sight of displacing McGariir ^ goal . from 

Dundee United from thpir 

position at the top. h had been wl *° ^ 

thought that United, defrared in Ihe V 8 ® 1 " 8 * Ce,ti 5 
by Rogers in the Skol Cup again in ?h^L Cup ’ 
semi-final might cany the a?*!",™ ^ l ^| ue - losing 1-0 
stigma of that humilfadSS whomsfn*® <***-?«» 
into their game with Hiber- we?^ 511 
nran at Easter Road. Despite Md ** 

SNOOKER 

Clear win for Foulds 

Neal FonM® .. . A UU1U3 



Death in 
marathon 

The death of a runner 
within yards of the finish at 
the Berlin marathon yesterday 
threw the city into mourning 
(Michael Coleman writes). 

A stunned audience at the 
prize-giving at the giant Palais 
am Funktuim heard a sports 
doctor announce that one of 

his patients, a family man, _ , 

aged 38. had suffered from a Henrik rw. Eng ! and Md France for 10 

heart infection but had re- mar T a „l ^2£!v of Dcn ^ weeks next month, while Peter 

sumed running under his iSi? aU ° f 5 t ^ ng '- Parramatla scrum 

S’ffrfsS'J m’—t. . 

was’ris j— jSS 2 ™ 8 m» n ? ple 

have reached in the respea- *™ e of -.3^.10. Wihpn has won the 

S£nJ“ of 2 houre 50 Joy for Jones 

Dr Willi Haepe. a specialist Hugh Jones, of Raneiagb lh !? d T^.^tosh inter- 
in sports medicine, described Harriers, won the Poly mara- 3X51? K:® 3 f*®! ^? ve 
the victim as “a lifelong toon at Windsor yesterday in p2? Kombe 7 "° ,n toe total at 
sportsman who refused to give -hr 26mrn Usee, while in Keacar - 
in despite his illness. The Milan. JeffManin. of Canada, tj*J • -j- j 
doctor refused to reveal the w° n toe city's marathon in 2hr D1Q rCJCClGu 
runner’s name. “A test right Unun 7sec - 20 seconds • r;*, 

un m tTm* ra«» chniwH h»» ahead nf Virtnrin r^mkantH Manchester City have 


Oldham loans 

Oldham’s utility backs, 
Alan Taylor, listed at £3,000 
and Brian Casseiy, valued at 
£4,000. have- joined second 
division rugby league neigh- 
bours, Rochdale Hornets on 
loan. 

Lewis leads 

Wally Lewis, of Queens- 
^ Ln< L wifi lead the Australian 
Jones: royal victory Rugby League side to four of 
England and France for 10 

j J 9? ! 5!?^w of Den ; weeks next month, while Peter 

Ee^k^1rf^ n ?!|^? a - UOf scrum 

iyenya tiuru in 212i3S m a hair ic 


nd half after A . / • 
rorry to their J, i *iU 
ipport with a. 

3A- if/,/- 

nston scored 

after having;^ . ;-*«!. . 

r alklrk goal . 


OU 


?*>i ill J 


ponsible.” The runner’s death 
was mourned at the prize- 
giving ceremony with a 
minute's silence. 

. The race was won in recora 
time by Boguslaw Fsujek. of 
Poland, in a best performance 
for the course of 2 hours 1 1 
minutes 03 seconds. 46 sec- 
onds ahead of the favourite. 


quarter-finals oMfc^BCE m FketW0dd ’ 
International after a S-lw£ three'fiSS. 27 
toiy over Ken Oners In Stoke ®? bWs “Wi 

.yesterday. Foulds dropped awl ** **** sttrt r - 
only the third frame, ng M ^toer surprising 

brrateoforer30iuallj^LHK quite y |ISfw^ ,M ^ been A 
hagfa^t was a clearance of H4^ ^fo^e 8 ^ ^ring af 
toe fuat century of the finj P 1 ^ 1 

and if it remains ra- JL stron «ly* 

beaten for the remainder of rie Was 0,1 a hiding to - 


Tk a • Paui Simpson. Simpson has breaks of A -okinj 

Best in fipM ^ noted ^ a Diimfaer of “ 311 ^ His 

efo k • f ieiQ c tobs. but City warn to keep 

Shaftesbury Hamers look their young players at the dub. anSfw 1 ?? **1® total 

the men's title in the City chairman. Peter 5wafes 

SSFSf *AC fidd confirmed that they had re- S55S£fWSn£ r,fl ^ 

events championship in Bir- ceived an offer, believed to be ‘ £3.500 worth 

mingham on Saturday with in Ihe region of £500.000. for Foidds d&sdrf hi* 
9SJSSV fl° l| W 10 18-year-oid central defender. 

Birch field Hamers. Steie Redmond. sixfi, m toe 


Toj^ i d i nched his victor 

2S. l E? ks ?L 541 

sixth frame with Oweis, a iwv 


PSSSISi'x.'fB* nfouj *« mm-