March 29, 1955

WHEN THERE WAS LAW AND ORDER: The police have issued a decree delineating the regulations for keeping the peace for the period between April 1 and September 30. From 4.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. and between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. the following activities are absolutely prohibited: any work that makes a noise and which disturbs the peace, singing, shouting and playing musical instruments in public spaces in general, song or music lessons in schools and conservatories, gatherings of children and games in public spaces, all kinds of outdoor work that disturbs the peace, the ringing of warning bells on road sweeping vehicles, the use of excavation and other engineering equipment, the use of sirens in factories and noisy games (backgammon) in cafes and other public places. The following are prohibited 24 hours around the clock: excessive noises that disturb the peace and the unjustified use of car horns (…). RUMORS: It has been announced that the person arrested early Saturday for spreading a false rumor that the prime minister had died has been set free, after it was proved that he had heard the report from various sources.

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