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THE MANCHESTER GUARDIAN, SATURDAY, JANUARY 28, 1950 NEW FILMS IN LONDON Rossellini's "The Miracle" From our London Film Critic When the censor, rightly or wrongly, objects to a film and when that film comes to be shown in London by the London County Council's permission one certain consequence is that it comes with a distended and distorted reputation. So it is with Rossellini's "The Miracle" (at the Academy), a brief piece forty minutes long in which we are told how a poor, half-demented peasant woman of Southern Italy mistook a passing bearded vagabond for St. Joseph (her patron saint) and therefore believed that her child due to be born nine months after that encounter would be a miraculous gift from Heaven. I; is unlikely that the film was meant as a jeer either at, the simple faith oi Italian peasants in particular or at " faith" in genera': its tone is not satirical or cynical ; rather might it be described as " off tragic." On the other hand, some pec pie 1-ave somewhat oddly hailed it as "a monument to faith" as though Ros-sellini were in effect saving that though his story was of a poor demented woman, of the illusion to which she clung and of the indignities which her neighbours heaped upon her, yet if hers had been a real miracle the circumstances might well have seemed much like that and she might have suffered much the same treatment. But if that was Rossellini's aim, then again he has shot wide -jr ai least he has overcomplicated and confused his message. What is more probable is that in the first place he was trying to find a " vehicle " for that fine actress Anna Magnani the film is, in fact, " dedicated to her art" and consists almost entirely of her solo performance and that the slory, the message, and the rest of it were secondary considerations. In the event he certainly luund a formidable vehicle for her : however much one might admire her virtuosity and the incidental loveliness and harshness of the village and country scenes which are the constant wonders of almost all modern Italian films, one could not but wish lhat the chosen "vehicle" had been rather less uncomfortable. H this film is at all shocking it is nut because of its religious implications, but simplv because it is so prolonged an exhibition of physical distress. "Intruder in the Dust" (at the Ritz. Leicester Square) is the fourth film, no lets, on the Negro problem which has come from the United States in the last three months. It is also on the whole -much the best of the four: as a Job of film-craft it may be less trim than " Pinky," but its more than sufficient compensation! are its grimly evocative powers and itj sense of atmosphere. The director, Clarence Brown, with the considerable assistance of William Faulkner's novel, has made a document not so much about the Negroes as about the white people in the Southern United States. The story is about a small Southern town, a Negro who was all but lynched there, and the justice that was done by a handful of people against all the might and force of local prejudice. The hero of the piece may be the old, proud, obstinate Negro ( Juano Hernandez), but the much more heroic heroine is an old lady of eighty (magnificently played by Elizabeth Patterson) who takes a leading part in saving him. The story itself is an exciting " who-dunit," marred a little by a weak point or two in its argument and by some of lhat pretentiously flat. " dead-pan " kind of conversation in which Faulkner, like Hemingway, has specialised. Bui its great effectiveness lies less in its story than in, for instance, the picture it presents of the crowds gathering outside the gaol waiting for the dreadful, murderous show. The horror of this crowd is in its very casual ness, its almost festive air : these people have come to see a Negro murdered as though that were quite an ordinary holiday event. It is the achievement of Clarence Brown that he has made this seem to be the true picture of such a Southern occasion. Robert Montgomery, in making "Your Witness" (at the Warner), a film of which he is the star as well as the director, evidently intended it as a nice Anglo-American gesture of co-operation. The film was made in Britain : it tells a tale of British justice and of the help given to that justice by American intervention, and it is full of the gentler sort of English village ouaintness. One fears, though, that the stiff-necked British are more likely to be affronted fcv Mr. Montgomery's misadventures in British laws and manners than to be pleased by the intended compliment. Nevertheless this is a more than usually tactful journev through perilous Anglo-American territory. I N T K R N AT I ON A L RACK TOR JET 'PLANES Paris to Cannes By a Student of the Air Prizes, including a challenge trophy, are being otlered for an international race for jet-engined aircraft between Paris and Cannes. The race will be hold on April 1 and the winner, who must do the 42H miles in a shorter time than that achieved by John Derry m 1!)4'J (44min. 51 sec.), will receive the Montana Trophy and money prizes. The rules allow the start to be made in flight, the aircraft being timed from the instant it crosses over a starting line cn the aerodrome. The money prizes at present arranged are one of 200,000 francs ar.d one of 100,000 francs, given by Cannes. There a special prize for the first French pilot. The winner and his wife will also le en tilled to 13 days' free stay in the town. FALCON MISSING FROM LONDON ZOO Large Gap in Cage The London Zoo's only British peregrine falcon is missing. Yesterday morning a large gap was found in the bird's cage fifteen feet from the ground. To reach the cage an intruder would have had to climb a wall 10ft. high and then the aviary roof. Two months ago a West African goshawk and a Brazilian carrion hawk disappeared from the same aviary. " The disappearance of these birds," a Zoo official said, " may have been the action of some person who objects to birds being caged. British peregrine falcons ate difficult to get as most of them are protected and have to be aviary bred. 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SIZE 5.5.8 -8.10.8 4-6'' 7.5.4 -12.0.0 For Fne Illustrated Brochure detailing our unique bd-clecnlnj fcnd re-mkklnff enrtc . Wi l Dept. M.Q. Tax Free FrM cMltvary within 15 mil rmtOm t tofcjMrt. Out-aida tnts ra m chart 5 - caiTtasa. ORDER BY POST WITH CONFIDENCE. The STOCKPORT BEDDING CO. LTD. Dept. M.G., Lower Carr Mills, Stotkport. Tel. STO 4665-6 Top left. By the Canal." by John Bowei. Top right, " Home at Wigan," by Theodore Major. Bottom left, Bottom right, " Landscape at Pradei," by Delia M&i&ey. Fih Boats at Coiiioure," by Karl Hagedorn. THE MANCHESTER ACADEMY Ti-.e Manchester Academy opens at the Cilv Art Gallery on Monday, n is a dui L The Roses of York and Lancaster 1 HiilR OBSCURi: OR I G IX 100 YEARS AQO show, fuil j f insipid, ugly culours, hum- drum subject of lifelessness. What Manchester thinks to-day lor. rather, on Mondavi London thought thirty years aso : Paris and Rome perhaps never thought it at all. This is a sad contrast with the exhibition of art students' work which has just closed at the Manchester School of Art. SoiTH Manchj-'s tlr . '. Lancaster and the The Red Rose ana a eenciui auiio.-iJin.-r , wh . R , Y , h . , , of many speculations, and now " H. H.," of Penrhyn Bay, draws attention to the following entry in the catalogue of a well-known firm of nurserymen: " R. gallica, the Red Lancaster rose. One of the oldest, and still worthwhile. The parent of many hybrids." To him it seems curious that From the "Manchester Guardian" of Januurij 23, 1850. CHARTIST MEETING LAST EVENING A mee'.ini; of the chartists of Manchester . and SaSferd was held last evening, in the Carpenters' Hail, Garratt Road. The large caster ' rose has frequently beets ider.tibed 1 room was crowded. . . . -Mr. tEARGL'S with the ijw-sro A'ing Hosa Munfli, one ol ulusbuh, on i isms m sujjpun mc icauu the tallica species, but ;s now generally agreed to be one of the damasks up.m Richard D::',:c . f York while n.sc wan liie reminder, of my parly wear my IMwer." T:.e red-atui-white " York plucked a " Let those ar.d Lan- alher ;han think and see for themselves. But when a whole body of an is directed uiung such lines there is a twofold danger. The public, intensely bored with a general effect that recalls the igsaw puzzles and tradesmen's calendars of its childhood, may overlook the artists who by their skill. Far the greater part of t.ne pictuies are ; the Red Rilse nf Lancaster should not have 1 and is reputed t on time-honoured themes. Seaside hob- j been an English rose, and he wonders 1 England at trie li days, landscapes, eit:ier gentle ana English j whether the White Rose of Y'ork also owed or dramatic and foreifin. portraits, flowers : j jts creation ;o France. As a matter of it is really a verv odd and limited slice of the world to pick. The whole show is infested by this middle-class escapism, which prefers routine treatment of what is known to be mildly beautiful to the effort of digging out the beauly and interest from the other nine-tenths of life. It is. of course, natural that people should like to stick ui known fen-mulae R. damascene variegata. The damask, as; the name indicates, is a native of Syria . have been brought to e of the Crusades : and i it may be that boln the Lancaster and the York roses have sprung iium it. The true i "York and Lancaster," as der-eribed by Pemberton. "1; a vigorous grower. I H,.,..ir,i, ,trih,vi, ,ntn ... h..h - who were near biro LIIUJI C, l;L:i. LJLTitaiC Lilt seven or eight ,'cet high and thick fact, the origin of neither of these plants appears to have been cleared up to the satisfaction of alt authorities. They certainly do not date from the beginning of the Wars of the Roses. in proportion. From its pale green wood, j The most circumstantial account of the clothed with suit velvet-like leaves, j origin of 'he Red Rose of Lancasle: is that1 clusters of mediu:r.-sized flowers aie p:o-i in 1277 Edmund L.mgley, the second son ; duced, semi-doub'.r, and petals ur.even. l i-f Henry III, f rst Knrl of Lancaster, beiog i Tlier-e flowe:-?. when eNpandeci. are some- , tion, was received with loud cheers. He said lie was glad to find himself again in the head-quarters of chartism . . , (and) referred to his opposition to the financial refoim measures, and to the manner in which he had been reviled by the Times as well as bv the Manchester Guardiun and Mmcfirsrer K rammer, because he had been steadfast in his advocacy of the charter. But he told the reporters for that that he courted censure of also Comte Jo Champagne, was sctu by whj'. hat. irresuhir in outline, nf a pale the French kin? to the town of Provins ; Hciii colour diffused" with pink. Tiie pe;:t:s blotched and striped with a deeper red. to avenge the murder of one of '.he rjyal officials, and that on his return to this j and sometimes the country he adopted the device of the red j or all flesh culoui. rose. Whether the variety in question was abundant bloomer '.he Provins rose R. gallica) tr R. ccnti- i unmistakable, and directness, or feeling can make something fuha, the Provence or cabbage rose, has worth while of the hackneyed subject ' not bc?n settled. Pemberton tells us that (Norman Janes. Karl Hagedorn. Ethel J r ccntifolia, besides being a native of Pro- r Gabain are notable here: perhaps also ! vence, is also found crowing elsewhere in' Delia Massey and Percy Lancaster). And people too easily react bv accepting almost any alternative that seems exciting and " original." Must of the exhibition is so drablv negative that i-t kills the quieter exceptions the paintings which would make their point well enough if the show were more selective and less c)os!y hung. And. pleasant as the contrast is. in some of the mo;e conspicuously original works the originality or lie drama tfor example, Emmanuel Levy's ''Red Scarf") are overdone. AH the same, i. is here, among the people who. how ever stombl in gly. re Irvine 1 to get to grips with the w.ir'.d about them., that the element of romi.-e lies Theodore , Major, with r.i very per-na! style of Wigan-eum-Y:aminck : John Bowes s ' bathers; Levy's "Man in a Rus'.-co'.oured Coat": Walter Pj'.'.s's Lowryesque ' M.ittrarr. Agriculture! Show": these j lead a minority which even wnen its, statements are forced 'James Taylor and ! 1 Maria C. Wvatt). or none too effectively , expressed (J. M. Hewinson, R. M. Kayi,, sti.l has something rerresmng ana siraigm- . forward to say. j That is a simplified story, of course, but i an exhibition where the emphasis through- . out is so clearly on subject rather than on the decorative or atmospheric sides of painting compels such simple conclusions. ; Outside the scope of this argument the water-colours of Norman C. Jaques, Terry MeGlynn, and Hal Yates, and the sculpture of W. Tocher are worth looking for. In an exhibition not conspicuous for its sense of humour one should also note T. C. Dugdale's dog portrait, the most valuable picture in the show if you accept the inflexibility of economic laws. J. W. Europe and as far east as Mount Caucasus, that it was the popular rose of ancient Rome, and probably the "hundred-leaved rose ' of Plmy. R. gallica differs from it in a number of structural details and wa I not introduced into this country until : about the end of the sixteenth century. ' The White Rose of York is believed bv whole pc'-al is all red He adds that it is an hat .ts fragrance is hat it is worth a place in every garden. The damasks are hardy r. nd vi'.rjus pi.. r:t r. ;ch -a i 11 dt well in mo.-t soils and do not need much pruning beyond thinning out dead, weak, and congested growths, and, h'se ttie modern bedding hybrids, aie all the more desirable because blooms are produced throughout the summer. B. L.. H.H. The hardy varieties of the cyclamen to whieh you reter like a sml containing plenty of peat leafmould, or old manure to provide the required moisture. i slaves was adulation. . . . The speaker next condemned Mr. Svdncy Herbert's 1 prr. posed plan for sending needle-women 'out ( f t:ie cuuntry, saying that the qualihcatiL.n of a candidate wits that she ! should be of good character, and had had the small pi'X. It wai a shameful system !, that virtuous, women should be sent out of the country, while base women were 'allowed to remain; but the most i shameful of vicious men or women Plight i be made honest and virtuous under a good 1 and proper system. . . . Mr. O'Connor next relcned to the charge of the Times that 1 he did no; know how tu spell; and cnalleriged any editor of that paper to be 'examined with him by anv fellow from one of the colleges, in Greek. Latin, Hebrew', geumetry, algebra, arithmetic, etc. ; ar.d if he (Mr. O'Connor) did not Peat turn, he would consent to be banished from I the C' untry for life. Mr. O'Connor con-j eluded by repealing some verses of his ; own composition, which he has before ' repeated in London and ether places. some writers to have been a cross between and at '.he same time plenty of lime uc R. canina, our English wild rose, and mortari rubble ur coarse sand ensure R. gallica. Others identify it with R. alba,! free drainage. Tr.e shelter of fern? in tr.e which is said to have been brought to j stn-.t-hade nf shrubs or trees is desirable. too, seems ; H tifn the le; SO.NG KKCITAL The L.cq ui ri England in 1SS7. But thi questionable if the stories told by Shakespeare and others of the outbreak of the' Wars of the Ruses are well founded For; it wa in 1455 that the leaders of the two factions came face to face in the Temple ; Gardens as pictured by Henry A. Payne at Westminster. In the course of the ensuing quarrel John Beaufort. Earl of Somerset., suddenly plucked a red rose from a bu-h and addressed his 1: lends, "Let ttio-e who are ot my party wear my flower." Where- f leafmottld imiial position uit both Chi ist lowers may be bell-glass oy es d e down a t.,p dressing r (or! tttaoure ;; uselul. A l. s'-i.. and treatment should oas and Lenten roses. The kept clean bv a cloche or raised on bricks or other material to per run tr.e free access of air. or by covering the soil about the plants with sphagnum muss or one of the mossy saxifrages A north border should suit. During growth occasional doses of weak liquid manure would help. 25, Gl. Undrrbank, Slockpon. Tl. 1 STO 45. 6- - SHOWROOMS - 400, Barlow Moor Rf., Chorll on H rd y . Tel. : CHO 1S7J. 24, Northcnden Rd Slr. Ttl. : SAL 6iji. LADY SIMON NORTH KRN SCHOOL OF Ml'SIC Last night the Staff Inspector of Music I to the Ministry of Education. Mr. Bernard Shore, presented awards to students of the , Northern School of Music in the Houlds- , worth Hall. Manchester. In his address i he dwelt on the importance of cultivating personality in musical art. and on the ;' virtue of hard work and of high, ideals alike in the executive and the teaching branches of the musical profession. Mrs. Mildred Moon. J.P.. presided and Miss Hilda Collens. principal of the school, spoke encouragingly of the widening scope of its work. In the short musical programme which followed Sheila Midtllebrooke evoked with true interpretative art the caprice of John Iceland's " Soho Forenooru." Eugene Collins, too, dealt excellently with one of the several pieces of Liszt named " Sonetta del Petrarca," but he should guard against a tendency to attitudinising. Anne Holt's playing of a movement from Bach's E major Concerto for Violin, though technically competent, had not enough interpretative grip to save the music from monotonv. Margaret Moore in oboe solos, and Hazel Pullen and Joan Moss, in groups of songs, showed both promise and accomplishment. In a seldom-heard work of Brahms. " The Death of Trenar." the ladies' choir of the school sang eloquently and beautifully under the conductorship of Miss Gertrude R'a11- W, W. R. i r, ( i AUSTRALIAN VISIT B.B.C. Conductor's Tour Mr. Charles Groves, conduc'or of the B.B.C. Northern Orchestra, who is to tour Australia in the summer, will leave England on May 14. af'.er the Halle Pensions Fund concert. He has been invited to conduct the Australian Broadcast, ng Commission's orchestras and will visit Melbourne. Adelaide. ' n T-l I , '. r-. c. Dnrlh . t J 1 t "o.'.,unt. i Cl ill UU'.i llUUdl I Mr. Joseph Post, permanent assistant conductor of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, will arrive in England in j April to take Mr. Groves's place with i the B B.C. Northern Orchestra. penal tv a soprano pa s for ; u reputation as a coloratura ' singer i that her more subtle qualities 1 are apt to be overlooked it: tiic general I preoccupation with dury evolutions jn the I sti ato-phere of music. One cannot deny '. that light coloratura singing is the metier ; .'1 Miss G.ver. Cat ley. who gave a recital j in Salford City Art Gallery last r.ight, and , she delighted u; all with the lluency, poise, , ar.d accuracy of iter work in this lieid. ,But mere m ere evidences, too. of feeling ; :or the more reposeful and contemplative things in music, a::ri for its more deeoh-' hidden secrets. Mi.-s Catlev began ; with Mozait- most exacting of masters. Her treatment lacked something in I oreadlh, and certainly she has not , the power and depth for an idea! ' Queen of the Night in " The Magic 'Piute" but, then, what soprano has. n addit:oti to the needful a el: tty ? yet : there eme:ged murn of the rare blend poignancy and piquancy tnat belongs MISCELLANY "Liberal-Conservative" and Others It may be noted that the term " Liberal- Conservative," which is not well regarded among Liberals pure and simple, was one borne by certain gentlemen returned to the House of Commons as far back as 188U. In that year of Liberal triumph, commemorated by a handy " Guide, with biographical sketches of all the members, particulars supplied by themselves," the representatives of Suffolk West. Mid-Cheshire. Galway, and one of the member! for Sheffield all "expressly described" themselves as Liberal-Conservatives. There was. in fact, considerable variety in the Liberal host in those days. In Newcastle. Ashton Dilke, a younger brother of Sir Charles Dilke, called himself an " Advance Liberal," as did Henry Labouchere at Northampton. His colleague, Charles Bradlaugh, chose to be known as a Radical, as did Jesse Collings at Ipswich. Edward Brydges Williams, member for Truro, called himself a Moderate Liberal, while, presumably descending in the scale. Sir Harry Verney won Buckingham as a Whig. At Wicklow, where there were, five candidates for two seats, Mr. Jameg Carlile M'Coan was returned as a Liberal Home-ruler. The Conservatives only knew one variation, in the person ot Charles Nicholas Warton. returned for Bridport, who wrote himself down as a Tory, on the grounds that he came of a family that ha,d suffered for the Royalist cause in the " Great Rebellion." Land in the Highlands The announcement of a decision by executors to offer for sale more than 35,000 acres on the Isle of Lewis may suggest some interesting comparisons with rents and prices of land in the Highlands at different periods. There have been some remarkable fluctuations from time to time. Thus in 1832 Lord Malmesbury had the run of the Isle of Harris, which then belonged to MacLeod, with all the varied shooting and fishing. For this he paid MacLeod's tenant 25 a year. Later on it was bought by Lord Dunmore, who obtained 2,000 a year for the sporting rights. In the early eighteen-thirties, said Lord Malmesbury, " a stranger could fish and shoot over almost any part of the Highlands without interruption, the letting value of the force naturae being unknown to their possessors." Presumably the summit ot prices for shooting rights was reached in the reign of King Edward VII and will remain a "peak" for a very long time, if not for ever. All Clear It is a curious fact that some people are so overawed in the presence oC officialdom even very minor officialdom that they become inarticulate and afraid of the sound of their own voices. An assistant in a Liverpool public library was enrolling a young man as a new member the other day, and the young man's reply to a request for his name was so inaudible that the librarian was unable to catch it. " I beg your pardon," said the librarian politely. The youth repeated his name, but it wai still so muffled as to be quite unintelligible. " Do you mind spelling it ? " asked the librarian, trying to take a tactful way out of the impasse. The youth looked down at the librarian pityingly, almost contemptuously. " J-O-N-E-S 1 ' said he, suddenly flndLng his voice and speaking in accents loud and clear. OUR SUBTLER RATIONS The whitening of flour bv treatment with nitrogen trichloride is cited by the Medical Research Council as an unwelcome example of " the chemical sophistication of food." There was a time, no doubt, when food. The stuff we daily stowed away, Was uninstructed, coarse and crude ; It lacked all polish, one might say. But under more enlightened rule We now receive a shrewder share ; Our daily bread has been to school. Sophistication marks our fare. Our edibles as no.v refined Defy the highbrow sneer and snub; Culture and chemicals combined Produce no end of gracious grub. Sophistication, fond and firm. New airs and graces has conferred. Adulteration (horrid term !) Should nowadays be never heard. But ail the same, O Baker'i Man, Could you desert your later guile And pat a cake of simpler plan Compounded in the older style ? Master you are of many a wheeze From which you must get endless fun. But could you find me, if you please, A less sophisticated bun ? Lucio. io ;:ue .vioitan singing, ino otr.er composer can wring the heart and yet remain on toe surface sn furmal, polished, and immaculate; and executants who can preserve even a measure of this exquisite duality are few indeed. None the less. Miss Cat ley came fully and trulv into her own in Ihe group which bem with Ambroise T.iomas's florid Behold. Titania." from " Mignon." and ended with "Caro Nome " from Verdi's " Rigoletto." She was assisted throughout by ;he discreet and unfailingly "nusiciar.lv accomDaniment of Mr. Albert Hardie. J, H. . WATCHMAN BOL'ND : HAMS STO LI: N Three men with scarves tied round their fares, who bound the night-watchman at the offices of Brown and Knight, Ltd.. provision merchants, in Lower Marsh, South wark, London, late on Thursday night, took thirty shillings in stamps and three pressed hams, worth 9. A member of the firm said yesterday: " They ransacked all the offices and opened one safe containing private papers of the company. With a pickaxe they knocked holes in the top of the only safe containing money, but were unable to open it.-' UNIVERSITY NEWS LIVERPOOL. January 27. The University Chemical Society Medal for 1950 has been awarded to Dr. W. H. Garrett. M.B.E., for services to chemistry in the industrial field. Dr. Garrett will deliver the Medal Lecture, entitled ' The need for flexibility in university-industry relations." in the Muspratt Lecture Theatre on February 23. Acnoie Verbal mistake 4. 2. :i f . The riiin transformed protection tor a coiffure 4-:ji " Trie fiv t.T.i : sip.- is '.i t in t..e stc:s " lGyi beat cne curt 11 oegir.s talk A plaster head of Lady Simon of Wytlicnihawe, by W. Tocher, t the Mnclicter Academy E xh i b i tion . BOOKS RECEIVED We have received ihe following books, itc. : Prom Georje Alltfn and ODwir;: INDUSTRIAL PEACE IN OOR TIME. Br Hubtr. Bomerrtll. it. A. 15a. THE IWNEH EXPERIENCES OF A PSYCHOANALYST. By Tbeodor Rails. 2 Is m PRAISE OP BIRDS. Bt Ciiarlc. E. Ran. D.D Ittuatrmled- lSi. DAY OP GLORY Br Reno Behalne. 1 0s. 6d. BEHtN'a THE RATION lOOK. By J. F. Blitz. 5a. 6d. From Church Assembly Press and Put: 11 canons Board: BETTER PARISH MAGAZINES ASO HOW TO PRODUCE THBM. By J BU:r-Fh. Ts. tid. From PauJ Elelc. Lid : VISION OF ENGLAND London &,utb or the Rncr. By Sam Pnc Mjera. Illustrated. 1 From Eyre and Spottiawoode . INTRODUCING THE THLATRE. Bt Eraes: Sborl t.rstraied. 18s I Fr,m FaDer and Faber: THE NIGERIAN LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. By Joan ! 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" T O S S E L L I I) I' E s 5 l K s A I. 1 a N G f. it ;.;' ?':' 1 1 : " t .-': a s '.;? i. X J s l M M K H H i , . i 1 1 a Y 25. Se ereiy mixture , 1 . 2fj. This cap becomes easily cierivable 7y 27 Een their best pictures are n-..t htsr.iv piaced i cS. 7 . DOWN 1. Cough slightly (5. 4, 6. 2. Disdained to incite Edward (7). 3. Bid of French iron (5. 4. Severe in anger and consternation 5. 5. Expand 17). 6. Its members get constructive advice, of course (8. 7). 9. LJmited ownership, far from the head (4). 10. Part of the tribute a king demands (4i. 13. Cuba exports it (5). 14. Everything inverted to assign 5. 17. Fire, Gus ! fanag.) (7). 18. Speed altered in 10 across (4j. 19. A bee or a spinning-top does i4 1. 20. A receptacle but in the noise tubs are broken (7). 23. " My heart and a drowsy numbness pains My sense" (Keats) fa). 24. Conical structure above a tower (5). Solution him be pufclinned on Monday. CROSSWORD No. 24 fci 12 r3 tRS 21 H Pi il 22 j S . rj

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