china

WU SAYS ‘YES’ EVERYTIME

Red China’s General Wu, on his way home from Lake Success, looked in on Britain yesterday – and said “Yes” to every request that was asked of him. He landed at London airport at 1 p.m. and took off again from Northolt – a thirty-minute car drive away – at…

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COLD U.S. SPELL LEADS TO RUN ON KIPPERS

The temperature fell sharply her to-day, and Scottish kipper salesmen installed at 150 strategic food shops in New York said: “Good for sales.” For our kipper statisticians who have examined the market in dollar lands, have found out that Americans, the most refrigerator-conscious people in the world like Scotland’s kippers…

architecture

£1,050 PRIZE FOR ARCHITECT

Out of thirty-nine designs submitted Mr. W.N.W. Ramsay’s has won the first prize of 1000 guineas in the architectural competition for the extension of Edinburgh University’s medical buildings. Mr. Ramsay is a partner of the firm of Messrs. C. H. M’Nair, Elder and Ridley, architects, Glasgow. The judge of the…

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THE PETROL TAX

St. Thomas Rural Butchers   Members of St. Thomas Rural District Butchers’ Association have agreed unanimously that no attempt should be made to pass on to the public the burden of the 9d per gallon increase in the tax on petrol, announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in his…

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COST OF LIVING AGAIN

The steepest cost of living increase in any three-monthly period since the index began in June, 1947, is recorded by the Ministry of Labour. The August figure was 113, It was 116 in the November index issued last night – a rise of about 3 ½ d in the £.

ban

HONG-KONG BAN RAISED

Canada has ended a temporary suspension of non-strategic exports to Hong-Kong. The U.S. announced a similar relaxation of the ban, to meet essential requirements.

liquor

TROOPS BEER IS SAFE

The Argyll’s and Middlesex free beer is safe. So is the beer for all other United Nations troops fighting in the front lines of Korea. It is no longer being paid for by the U.S. Government as part of the ration but is provided by a central welfare fund. Major….

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Fleetwood Move for Youth’s Club

A suggestion that the Fleetwood Rotary Club should consider the possibility of taking the initial steps in the formation of a youths’ club was made to Fleetwood Rotarians, this afternoon, by Mr. P. Maycock, of Fleetwood, who names his talk “What Do You Think?” “I have a feeling that as…

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Closing Report

Markets generally have been cheerful, with buoyant Industrial features. Textiles have been quiet, but Kelsall and Kemp have recovered to 15/3 after being down to 14/6. Whitworth and Mitchell have eased to 23/6, and Bradford Dyers to 8/9. Courtlands have strengthened to 56/9, with business up to 57/6. In the…

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Know Where to Get the Best London Escort Experience

London is a very good place to live in. The economy is doing well and there are a lot of things you can surely do in this place. However, it is not unusual in this place to find everyone very busy. Due to the busyness of the people, sometimes, finding…

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