October 1, 1958

FRANCE-GREECE 7-1: According to reports from Paris, the national soccer teams of France and Greece played each other at the Parc des Princes stadium before a crowd of 32,000 for the European Cup, which ended in France’s favor 7-1. Ilias Yfantis scored the single Greek goal in the 48th minute. END OF CYPRIOT STRUGGLE: Cypriot Ethnarch Archbishop Makarios yesterday sent a message to British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan informing him of his latest proposals regarding Cyprus’s self-government and independence within the British Commonwealth and guaranteed by the United Nations. Makarios told Macmillan that on September 22, during a meeting he had with the deputy chairwoman of the Labour Party, Barbara Castle, he had said that the Cypriot people would accept a constitution of self-government for an agreed period, after which the island would receive its independence. SIR DOUGLAS KENDREW: Nicosia, 26 – An assassination attempt yesterday by the National Cypriot Fighters’ Organization (EOKA) almost succeeded in killing Lieutenant General Sir Douglas Kendrew, head of the operations against the organization in Cyprus. EOKA detonated a large land mine on Severis Avenue in Nicosia.

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