OPINION

February 13, 1956

CYPRUS: Nicosia, 11 – The wave of hatred and outrage that has followed the murder of an unarmed young patriot (Petrakis Yialouris) is continuing in the form of a range of outbursts in Cyprus. Today, in broad daylight in the heart of the Cypriot capital, there was an attack on three British soldiers who were out of uniform at the time. Two of them were killed. Their assailants remain unidentified. These were the 16th and 17th British soldiers killed in Cyprus by Greek patriots. The third soldier was seriously injured in a hail of bullets. (…) In Limassol, schoolgirls taking part in a demonstration attacked a British army company and two English women. The company commander was injured in the head and taken to the hospital. GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS: Mr Gabriel Druckman is to speak on the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins at the British Council next Tuesday, February 14 at 7 p.m. RALLIS AGAINST KARTALIS: Mr Georgios I. Rallis, responding to statements by Mr Georgios Kartalis, has made the following announcement: «Mr Kartalis will see that I served in the military for 66 months, of which half were spent at the front, a greater struggle than Mr Kartalis’s struggles for freedom (…).»