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Adelaide Chronicle (Newspaper) - June 17, 1954, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia Case history no. 2 . A recent arrival in Australia called to discuss the company s facilities As executor. He was not a Rich Man but that made it All the More important that his estate should be wisely administered. He has appointed the company. Has your i executor these j advantages if you have made your will and everyone with responsibilities should do so without delay who is your appointed executor is it a Friend or is it this company which will outlive any individual which has experience and facilities which no individual could possess. The executor i trustee and Agency company of South Australia limited backs All its responsibilities with All its own Large capital has departments specialising in every j Branch of estate administration. These j again Are advantages that cannot be offered by a private individual. Call and discuss your will with one of our experts or write for a free Booklet have you made your will j ? anon Offles a a Knell St. It. Gam of and of Tfir Adelaide Farmers Send your Cream to Amsco every care Best results Adelaide or Kadina Thompson Harvey for Glass pain builders j hardware Home needs and i i Handyman s lines i \ Glass for housing j Industry motors j safety Glasse shopfronts showcases i paints and lacquers Dulux mural tone Industrial finishes Auto Trade Bushware painters i Domestic factory Cement skinners am course paste caulking compounds Woter roofers ? Cement hardener Cement Oil roofers hardware Han tools. Electric supplies ladders & trestles painters cutlery glaziers cutlery builders and Industrial Han tools locks screws and fails shelf hardware Wall tiles and accessories Garden tools abrasives in sheets and Rolls j for Timber Metal and floor Surfac ing lines j Glass bricks ladders All types ropes & Cordage i Hills hoists i swing easy garage ? unique Sash balances per Manoid roofing you Are no further from us than the nearest phone or letter Box prompt and efficient service Thompson & Harvey Ltd. \ u 1 Flinders St., Adelaide. Phone c. 7100 Cut in freights move to end agreement with shipowners Wool exporters have Given notice that they will end their present agreement with shipowners from August because they want a 1\ . Cut in overseas shipping freights. The minister for ship Ping and transport senator Mcleay said in Adelaide on monday that any reduction in freights at the present stage would be Well received. It was a matter of negotiation Between the two parties. The chairman of the a and victorian Wool buyers association or. G. H. Gerber said in Melbourne that the overseas ship owners refused to Grant lower freights. So we told them that we would Cut our agreement he said. We Are hoping that the government will come to our assistance in a bid to Cut crippling freights or. A. J. Mcbride a pastoralist returned to Ade Laide on monday after a trip overseas As a representative of the australian Wool growers Council on the australian Wool is Irvian he said High freights fell Back on the grower. All this could be Over come and More shipping space would be made Avail Able if double dumping of Wool Bales were allowed in Australia As in Many other countries said or Mcbride. He did not agree with a Canberra report that artificial fibres would probably Force Wool prices to ease somewhat Over the next few years. When Art mail fibres were introduced they were said to be 65 . Artificial and 35 . Wool but it had turned out that the percentages were reversed. I agree with the con Tention that the future should show that the new apparel fibres would not so much replace Wool As work More and More closely with it said or. Mcbride. The world s Wool reserves he said were Low and growers organisations in Australia no and South Africa were co operating to advocate a Campaign that More Wool must be grown. The us government appeared to have most of the Reserve Wool available throughout the world. Or. Mcbride visited America Europe England and then South Africa where he attended a con Ference in Pretoria of australian no and South african Wool boards. Still our top Export Sydney. Wool would remain Australia s chief Export for another five years at least members of the australian Wool Bureau said on monday they returned to Sydney with no Wool Narh Mem Bers after attending a con Ference in South Africa with the South african Board. The vice president of the australian woolgrowers1 Council or. T. G. Carter said that Wool was holding its own against Competition from synthetic products. World demands for Wool were growing and scientific research ensuring an improved product would keep Wool As Australia s main Export. The South african con Ference the first since 1937, had set up a More efficient Wool secretarial he said. The chairman of the no Wool Board or. W. Hor Robin said we do not re Gard synthetics As a serious threat Adelaide Wool sales Page profit from new Reservoir construction of a �3m. Reservoir at my Ponga would show a profit of �35,000 a year if the saving in pumping water Over the ranges from magnum were taken into account the engineering chief or. J. R. Kridan said in evidence before the Public works committee. It is Seldom we have the privilege of coming before you with a proposal that shows a direct profit he said. This profit would be nearly doubled taking into account the obligation of supplying water to the area Between Seacliff and Noar Lunga the Engineer for water Supply or. A. H. Camp Bellwo also gave Evi Dence said he had no Hesi tation in supporting the use cd comparatively cheap water from Hills storage which could Supply the City by Gravity. Leakage was trifling from the lower site on my Ponga Creek which Lent itself to the construction of a cheap dam in relation to the amount of water it would impound he added. The Reservoir would have a capacity of 6,000m. Gallons with a reasonable depth to keep Down evaporation losses. For the Reservoir to have the greatest possible capacity without inundating my Ponga township the spillway must have a High rate of discharge said or. Campbell. This would be achieved by the use of radial spill Way Gates which would be opened to pass Large floods he said. Final details of the spill Way would be determined by Model experiments now being carried out by the engineering and water Supply department at the University of Adelaide. . Asked to Sud div facts it. Gambier. Medi Cal practitioners of it. Gambier discussed a state ment made in the House of Assembly last Wees of or. Fletcher me and have requested him to Supply the facts upon which he based his state ment that doctors had re fused to attend a dying Man. They have asked for a reply by 2 . Tomorrow. Anonymous Royal tour threats Perth. Three Anonymous letters of a threatening and obscene nature which caused con Cern to the a police department shortly before the Royal tour were the main exhibits before a Board of enquiry in Perth on Mon Day. The Board heard three charges against police ser Geant George Gamble who was Perth s former leading traffic policeman. Gamble was taken out of the motor patrol Section some weeks before the Royal tour and has since 3een suspended from the Force. He was charged that on March 13, being a member of the a police Force he posted an Anonymous let i card to the clerk of court Barrick Street Perth the contents of which were of a threatening and obscene nature and calculated to create grave concern and considerable trouble to the officers of the police Force responsible for the Security of her majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh it was alleged that the second letter card was addressed to the West australian newspaper and a third making complaints about members of the police Force to the commissioner of police or. T. H. Anderson. All three letters had been written by Gamble Accord ing to the chief of the police scientific Bureau. Detective inspector a. J. Baird. The chief of the Crimi Nal investigation Branch inspector h. R. Pilmer said that Royal tour pre cautions were intensified after the three letters had been received. The enquiry took a sur prise turn when it was resumed on tuesday when or. G. Gwynne counsel for the suspended police sergeant announced that he had himself received an Anonymous letter. Or. Gwynne produced the letter when he was Cross examining Aubrey Lamond a handwriting expert. Action on kerosene danger regulations under the health act were amended by executive Council on thursday to ban the keeping of kerosene in bottles and containers ordinarily used for foods or drugs. The Sale or storing of kerosene unless in a Green or Amber triangular bottle was also banned and Label Ling of kerosene containers was made compulsory. The action was taken to prevent the accidental drinking of kerosene by Young children. The acting director Gen eral of Public health or. G. H. Mcqueen said it was realised that neither Labelling nor the Type of containers was the Complete answer to the problem. It was hoped that the new regulation would Edu Cate parents and others to Realise the danger of kerosene to Young children and keep it out of their reach. Favorite feature i \ Eagle a recent Survey among Eagle readers has shown that the favorite feature is Dan dare Pilot of the future each week two pages in color Are devoted to the adventures of this spaceship Pilot and his companions from Earth on the planet Venus where they Are engaged in a War against some weird automatons Eagle vol 2, no. 5, on Sale today has an exciting chapter in which the teens try to Rescue their chief the Melon from Dan dare. Every one of Eagle s 16 Large pages is filled with thrilling stories and Fea Tures to interest every boy and girl. The Story is told of a dog which 50 years ago travelled As he pleased on the australian railways Between Adelaide and Brisbane changing trains when he wished. Real life mysteries re lates the strange but True Story of an encounter be tween a French warship and a huge sea monster. H. A. Lindsay writes about a potato which grows three feet Long. How Macadam came into the English language is told in the series their names made words the two Page coloured Centre spread shows a famous train and for boys with hobbies there Are an article on Stamps and a sketch showing How to build an aquarium. Names of prizewinners in the latest Eagle Competition will be broadcast by 5 and i Muse at 5 pin. Today. Flying doctor in London one of the Best known of Australia s flying Doc tors or. Allan Vickers above is in London. With the Aid of the Nuffield foundation or. Vickers is undertaking Post graduate study and also Hopes to stimulate the Extension of the flying doctor service to other countries of the Commonwealth. �70,000 for half acre the Commonwealth government on tues Day sold a half acre property in Hindley Street City to a buyer for �70,000. It is understood that the a liver is a a Nam non which May demolish the building and erect a new one for commercial Pur poses. The property has a frontage of 103 it. 6 in., and is 212 it. Deep. It includes a three Storey building formerly known As the grand hotel which is leased to the Young women s Christian association As a Hostel until june 1956. Villiers Mark 10 available from Len Rocs 21 1 Pulteney St. C8770. Ideal 1 . Engine for shearing generating pumping milking Ore. Buy yours now so Nice to come Home to bring now Beauty to your living room with a Wunderlich glazed Terra Cotta fireplace surround or choose one from the Wunderlich Range to suit the Home you re building. They Are available for open grates Gas fires wonder beat or Vosi stoves. No. 8 design , measures 3 7� High 6 7s wide. See it at our City store. Fireplace surrounds 1 of glazed Terra Cotta wunderlichltd., or. Grote and morphettsts., Adelaide. La 2951 a ? we 10 classing the clip your Wool is a valuable commodity. Take Good care that it does not suffer by any failure to display it in the Way most acceptable to buyers. Although authorities differ concerning methods of description there is general agreement on the Broad principles of classing. All growers should consult their brokers on this question. Growers of Small clips should skirt the fleeces carefully Bale them separately from the pieces and oddments and then Forward the whole clip for bulk classing at the place of Sale. Read your handbook for Wool growers on this subject. This announcement issued by the australian Wool Bureau 414-418 Collins Street. Melbourne who

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