Evening Standard from London, Greater London, England on April 21, 1955 · 1
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Evening Standard from London, Greater London, England · 1

London, Greater London, England
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Thursday, April 21, 1955
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tut til' i i t r- Evening Standard Political Correspoadent te Tories and the Socialists are each to' have three election broadcasts on television and four on sound radio The Liberal Party will have one of each The BritisSi Broadcasting Corporation announcing this today said that these arrangements were in accordance with precedent and made on the basis of an agreed ratio All the radio speeches will last 20 minutes and be made after the nine o’clock news The Tories and Socialists will each have one half-hour -period on television and two periods of 15 minutes The Liberals will have one of 15 minutes All the television statements will be made at 745 These are the dates The BBC statement gave this order for the broadcasts : TELEVISION Tories : May 10 17 and 21 Socialists : May 11 16 and 20 Liberals: May 19 RADIO V Tories: May 7 13 18 and 21 Socialists : May 9 14 17 20 Liberals : May 12 The television service will repeat the sound election broadcasts each evening at jthe end of Its normal pro-OTamme on sound only The Light programme will epeat the Home Service 915 broadcasts at 1015 pm” Eden -as leader’ V Today Tory peers MPs nd adopted Parliamentary jandidates elected Sir u £ny Eden Leader of fl?e ?arty hi succession to fir Winston Churchill I They met in private behind the guarded doors of rented hall at Church J Westminster Sir Anthony’s election was jjsovcd by Lord Salisbury and c°nded by Mr R A Butler J5 show of hands was i unanimous Another unanimous vote J5®®°rded the party’s gratitude Sir Winston Churchill’s leadership While the votes were being en Sir Anthony waited in J® ante-room Then hdv narched in and addressed he meeting for 10 minutes le was in a position to -Press confidence In a jandsome victory for the )arty at the election Majority doubled? Jor with 35 days to go ’ Polling the Oovern- j hent has already received timates from the party teP” that the Tories vSSn at least double their IS11 “'aJorlty in the Com-" and can reasonably even better result scan therefore bank on majority of 36 or more ' °r Anthony spoke for 10 A ?agt Nine Col One cuts ylon is to cut her export fluty on tea by 5d per ls according to authoritative sources' in An official Sifficement 14 expected The change Is likely to lead THE QUEEN 29 TODAY GOES RIDING Tfce Queen Is 29 today She made her birthday a family day She had no public engagements Nor had Prince Philip They celebrated the anniversary at Windsor After watching the changing of the guard this morning with Prince Charles and Princess Anne they went riding In Windsor Great Park Just 1 before lunch Prince Philip driving a shooting brake “ al ‘ went out on the Royal estate Princess Margaret was with him The Prinoess and the Queen Mother were at the Castle for lunch ' Messages of congratulations and greeting from all over the Id have ar arrived at the Castle Birthday salutes were fired at Windsor and in London 5 id off the tea duty to lower prices at the London auctions and eventually to cheaper tea in the shops But that will not be for some time One long-term effect of the cut will be to free more cash for the -growers to develop land This will lead to more and cheaper tea - - v A hand reaches from the shade of an umbrella in Syracuse It belongs to Sir Winston ChnrchilL He is working on n Minting of the Ropemakers’ Cave near the hotel at which he Is staying with Lady Churchill This picto picture wired to London today b the first of Sir Winston since he began his holiday In Sicily A picture of Lady Churchill is on Page EIGHT Oxford's No 4 is fined David Foulett Wells of Kidllng-ton Oxford who rowed No 4 for Oxford last month in the boat race was fined £5 at Richmond Surrey today He was sakl to have allowed his car to cause an obstruction at Hill Rise Richmond on boat race day CIGARETTES GO Six thousand cigarettes were stolen from a lorry In Rochester High Street during the night The decision by the Ceylon Government follows weeks of agitation by tea-planting organisations In recent weeks auction prices in Colombo have tumbled At the last sale half the tea on offer was withdrawn because no bids were made WHOSE HAND UNDER THE UMBRELLA? Why it: is : Winston's Lady Galway has baby girl The birth of a daughter to Viscount and Viscountess Galway of Bawtry Yorks is announced today- Lady Galway 22 was formerly the Hon Teresa Fox- Strangways and Is the only daugh-oi Lord Lady She married Lord Galway In 1953 THE SILENT VOICE Leader of the House Captain Crookshank has a sore throat So when Mr Attlee asked a question in the Commons today - Sir Anthony Eden the Prime Minister ftnwered The Prime Minister explained that he was announcing business for next week on behalf of Captain Crookshank adding that Captain Crookshank “for the first time in this Parliament is voca ly unable to give It" Fewer banknotes The amount of notes in circula tion for the week ended yesterday ired with was £1723954385 compared £1729957584 the previous week WEATHER— Sunny periods fment for tomorrow tor London and Sf Ingland: Light variablo winds dry cloudy at tint out sans ninny periods lator mainly rathar warm but rather cold at tomt places oa coast Outlook: Continuing ary in most 'districts tngllth Channtl today: Moderate NE wind slight swnll cloudy London lAarfo tomgomturo today: 9 am 39 dogs 3 pm 52 dogs Llgktlng-ua tlm 1S pm Sun sots IS pm rises tomorrow 551 am Moon toil 711 pm full moon May 4 A STATEMENT THIS is the first issue of the 1 Evening Standard for 27 days The strike is oven The electricians and maintenance engineers have agreed to return to work on the basis of the original offer made to them pending further negotiations in eight weeks’ time The strike has cost' the newspapers more than £4000000 and has caused the public untold inconvenience Evening newspapers were already burdened with particularly high distribution costs Up to 2d So the Evening Standard must Increase its selling ? trice to 2d a copy as from omorrow The" Evening Standard regrets this step as much as it regrets the interruption in Its long-and proud record of publication The strike was unjustified as the Court of Inquiry found The majority of newspaper workers were its victims But there were other victims too The readers left without news the advertisers and the advertising agents Above all the newsagents h and newsvendors who nave suffered severe financial loss To them in particular the Evening Standard extends its sympathies Queen Mother To fly in helicopter The Queen Mother is to make her first flight in a helicopter on Saturday She is to fly from Windsor where she la staying at Lodge to Biggin Hfli RAF station Rent to visit No 600 a of London) Squadron Royal iiary Air Force and No 2600 Light AA Squadron - Royal Auxillaxy Air Force Woman found dead The body of about 25 was found today in a as-filled iddleton Portland Si ind flow room at lulldings near Great Marylebone The Unforgettable Gift For wedding! and presentations 1 of every kind Smith Clock are o always the most useful end acceptable i of all gifts Sold by Jewellers everywhere' SMITHS A ‘SMITHS OF ENCLAND’ PRODUCT SMITHS ENGLISH CLOCKS LT0 - Ths Clock A Watch Division jjxjXo NAIROBI Thurs-day — Two British schoolboys were found murdered today in one of Kenya’s worst Mau Mau areas They had been knifed The boys Christopher Robin Twohey aged 13 and Geoffrey Danby 15 had stumbled on a terrorist hide- out while pigeonshooting with an airgun Danby was staying at the Twoheys’ seven miles north of Nairobi during the school holidays They left home after breakfast yesterday promising to bring home “ a smashing pigeon-pie dinner1! When they did not return their parents told the police The biggest single search of the Mau Mau emergency started — 1200 troops and police with tracker dogs were mobilised Trains searched Descriptions of the boys were broadcast repeatedly Police searched ' trains - - Radio patrol cars visited the houses of 'all their friends Six strong Mau Mau bands were known to have een near the farmhouse where the boys were last seen One gang was seen moving two miles away an hour after the boys set out The search ended at a quarter to eight today when ' two African constables found the bodies of the boys partly clothed Helicopter searches They lay under bushes 10 yards apart about a mile from and within sight of Twohey’s home Twohey’s head rested on a pigeon which he had apparently shot His throat had been slashed Danby had been stabbed to death The search for the boys became a manhunt for the killers Spotter airplanes and a Royal Air Force helicopter guided the hunters Into thick bush and woods Twohey was an only child Danby was one of three children— the other two are girls BALMORAL Hy striking dock in otk finish csm IS5A CLOCKS SECTRIC HOUSE LONDON NW't o( S Smith A Sons (England) Ltd ' '’a' 1 f't cj i iAsm ' j £ i 4 y'L- j v fa’ -v - j Wl Vi " i v- V S'' Vi -X i

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