MALAYA: Boom & Terror

TIME Correspondent Dwight Also Martin found Singapore enjoying the biggest, most riotous boom in its 132-year history. Last week Martin cabled:

SINGAPORE'S English-speaking inO habitants know it best as "The City of Smells." If there is one predominant smell in Singapore today, it is not the withering blast of the garlic the natives put in their food, or the sickly sweet smell of the Zam-Zam hair oil they put on their heads; the strongest and biggest smell in Singapore is the sulphurous stench of unprocessed rubber. To the people of Singapore all the...

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