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Adelaide Mail (Newspaper) - April 18, 1936, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia i to scotch a hates a Clipper tobacco Large Ping Tor pipe sunken Light and dark Price and Quality Salu everybody sole agents cob Neil limited Adelaide. Grave fears for fliers search again fruitless hopeful report fails to bring clue big area combed Darwin saturday. After having combed another big area in the search for the . Fliers who Are missing in their dragon rapid plane the search patrol returned to Newcastle Waters this afternoon with no further clue to the airmen s whereabouts. Grave anxiety now exists for their safety four Days search having been fruitless. The search was taken up with renewed Hope today when a report was received that the missing rapid had been heard North North East of wave Hill after the time it had been reported passing new Castle Waters but four search planes scoured the area without result. Although contradictory reports have been received about the movements of Pilot Affleck who left Broome yesterday to join in the search it is known that he has arrive pm at wave Hill safely. The search planes this morning flew South from Willinia to the Mur Ranji track and then Cut Back to wave Hill where they landed at 10.15 . Tak ing off again at 1.30. They flew in a South Easterly direction Over the great australian desert near where the Kookaburra plane was lost in the tragedy of 1929. � at 3 pin. The planes reported that they were returning to Newcastle Waters and that the search was finish ing for the Day. The tour planes which went out to Day were the two .f. Hawker demons the Qantas dh86 Reserve Nia Hon an j the australian Aerial medical service Mot following this morning s flight a conf rence of a floor to held at wave Hill add notified the air Board that it pad been decided that two Hawker demons and the Fox Moth would ate wave Hill As a base in further flights. The mining airmen on air Board Alee talons Are Down in the wild Granite and Mulga country 156 Miles North West of Newcastle Waters and 60 or 70 Miles North West of wave Hill. Because of the rough nature in he country and the fact that the missing plane a twin engined dragon rapid. Has High minimum Landing Speed it is feared that the airmen have was Hie third Day of the search and the air Board said in Melbourne lost night that the most Likely areas had been thoroughly traversed. The search received a severe set Back ver erday when one of the Rescue j planes the air Force gannet was partly wrecked while searching the desert the Macrobertson Miller aviation co s. Dh84 dragon Moth arrived Ati wave Hill at 7.30 pjn., and took the gannet s place in the search today it was reported from wave Hill last night that after the engine mishap to the gannet the other engine was Able Only to maintain sufficient flying Speed to stagger Back to the Homestead land ing ground. The damage was too Ereal to effect repairs and a new engine was required. The gannet is now definitely out of the search. All natives have been instructed by Lieut. Carr. Who is in charge of the gannet. To go farther afield with Bush Telegraph signals and to report immediately if they locate a Diane. The missing .f. Men Are flight Lieut. W. L. Hely and air craftsmen h. Walkington and r. B. Sherwood. They Are believed to have passed Over new Castle Waters at 11 . On their Way 1o wave Hill in an air Force dragon Ranide Survey machine. Rifles and ammunition were supplied to the missing Crew and the plane i carried signal lights and trip cloths1 for Day signalling. Search on systematic basis major Coleman. Of the air Board., said today that the task of locate ing the men would be exceedingly j difficult because the Silver coloured fuselage of the rapid would merge j with the Grey Mulga. The As sence of smoke signals was Dis j quieting also and indicated the possibility that the men were injured. It was significant that Pilot g. U. Allen flew the Qantas machine fester Day Over areas adjacent to those in today s search with negative results. The search he said had now been established on a systematic basis and 8t All pilots engaged had had consider Able flying experience in North Australia there was every Hope that the airmen would be found. Flight Lieut. Carr. Whose gannet monoplane was put out of action be cause of engine trouble yesterday will act As Relief Pilot during the search. Meanwhile a spare engine will be sent to wave Hill to be fitted in the plane. G. Mccausland senior Pilot of the Macrobertson Miller aviation co. Who has had 18 months flying experience of the locality where the airmen Are thought to have been forced Down expressed the opinion today that the machine had been lost Between Brun Ette Downs and Newcastle Waters. Without any definite information that the plane passed Over new ? Castle Waters he said it is pos sible that in flying from Ern Nelte Downs the Pilot followed one of the. Many cattle pads or track leading from there which could easily be i mistaken from the air for a Road. A Pilot following one of these would quickly get lost and find it difficult to locate the main Road again to new Castle Waters. I even if the airmen located the Emer gency ground at Mon Mona it would also be possible for them to follow the wrong Road that would not Lead to Newcastle Waters he suggested that Searcie be under taken in All directions from Brunette towns. As the men might easily be 100 Miles or More in one of several directions from that locality. The country was so treacherous. Mccausland said that the men would find it difficult not to go astray. Sydney. Saturday. An entire absence of accurate information regard ing weather conditions prevailing at the time the missing rapid was Fly ing Between Camo Owea and Hail Creek on monday is thought by j .f. Officials at Richmond to be a j Factor tending to delay their efforts in directing search operation. Not one report about the move ments of the rapid has mentioned Tje weather immediately before or after the machine is thought to have passed Over said a High air Force of facial today. If the rapid were known to have seen Likely to encounter heavy rain or thunderstorms in any particular Sec Tion of the country we would be Able to assume that the Pilot May have de idea to deviate right or left from his Ourse and on any Assumption formed i a Able to plot on the map a problematic course taken by Hely until compelled to und we do not know for certain if any extensive rain has fallen recently in the area where the rapid is thought to be Down said Wing commander Bostock. However the Crew of the rapid could be depended on to make their rations last As Long As possible and Hely would certainly conduct an immediate search for soaks in the Hope of finding water. ? it must be remembered that capt Pittendrigh and or. S. I. Ham re several i years ago existed for nearly three weeks in Central Australia on a diet of grass and insect life when forced to land in inhospitable country during a Survey bight but they were fortunate to be lost near an adequate water Supply. It is quite possible however that the fliers Are Iown in a part of the country1 where no matter How deeply they dig they will never locate water Wing commander Bostock added that the greater por Ion of the photo graphic stores needed for the work about to be undertaken on the North West Coart had been sent by Boa from Perth. The machine therefore was being operated Well within its specified loading under air ministry regulations. Another air Force officer discussing the chances of the rapid having landed safely said that although the machine had a fast Landing Speed a Safe Landing would depend on the class of country and the amount of under growth. The plane was not heavily loaded and Only one camera and a nominal amount of photographic material was carried. After his gelding Fajardo had won the Tattersall cup at Victoria Park this afternoon cheers were called for the owner or. J. Bond. In this group Are from left the chairman of the Tattersall club or. H. A. Morri the acting chairman of the port Adelaide racing club or. A. C. Cullen or. Bond and the Premier or. Butler. The trophies presented to or. Bond can be seen in the foreground of the picture. Those who Are missing the missing men in the dra gon rapid plane Are flight Lieut. William Lloyd Helf 25. Of Richmond. Leading air craftsman Harry Walkington 34, of Windsor. Loading air craftsman Ralph Sherwood 28. Of Richmond. More than 350,000 exhibition visitors by 1 . Today 350.cj0 people had visited the Centennial exhibition. In the three Days during the easter holi Days it was stated the average daily attendance of 14.000 was More than doubled. Next week Competition for Laun dresses and Cooks from Domestic Art j schools will be held. More than 200 entries have been received and the ? winners will later compete in other championships. Publisher to open up in Sydney claims to have big backing a Young englishman who states that he will open an extensive publishing business in Sydney. In collaboration with the firm of Henna part Jenkins is travelling in the Baradine which was at outer Harbor tonight. He is or. G. L. Blair. Herbert Jenkins published a couple of his novels strange fantasies and this is truth and or. Blair also did a Good Deal of Reading for the pub Lisher. Or. Blair is not a Whit dismayed that other publishing ventures in Australia have not met with outstanding Success and claims to have greater resources than any other venture. A printing will be done in Sydney and or. Blair says that the new organisation will to turn out a novel every week. Elaborate plans which or. Blair pro pounded tonight included a �500 novel Competition. He Hopes that entries ill have an australian background aut he is no admirer of the Gumtree irl if or. Blair has any say in award ing a �500 novel prize it will not go to anyone who writes about hayseed or Bushranger. Melbourne and Sydney have Fine cosmopolitan backgrounds he said and should offer an excellent setting for a novel other schemes which or. Blair has in mind include synchronised Publica Tion in Australia of novels published in England by Herbert Jenkins. He Hopes hat each novel published by his firm will run to 20.000 copies. Or. Blair says that he made a preliminary study of the australian Book Market when he was out Here a year. Ago. One Mouthful j was enough uthen Koehne the giant Ruck Man from Salisbury sustained an injury in the Tunley practice match today trainers rushed on to the ground to assist him. One of them produced a Glass which Koehne took and put to his lips. But one Mouthful was enough and he quickly spat the liquid out again. Upon investigating the Trainer found that he had Given Koehne not water but methylated spirits Cool conditions but smiles at Torrens regatta Winter frocks and Coats were the fashion on the Banks of the Torrens this afternoon for the head of the Biver regatta. These Young supporters were Well armed with raincoats. Judging by the smile their favorite Crew must have pleased them. Inter Fucks Ging their have Praise by \ clergy Mam Oxford group Ryphe Oxford group movement the scottish War memorial and efforts being made in England to abolish slums Are the things that most impressed the principal of Parkin College the Rev. E. S. Kiek during a five months trip abroad. Accompanied by his wife or. Kisk arrived at outer Harbor tonight in the Baradine. Or. Kiek travelled All Over England. He saw dying towns and new towns coming to life in areas which once were slums. In former slum areas where blocks of modern Well equipped Flats have been built there is an a a of real Prosperity. Efforts Are being made to remove people from defunct manufacturing areas into the new made cities. The utmost admiration for the Oxford group was expressed iry or. Kiek. Although he admitted to his knowledge of the movement had been obtained through study rather Han actual Contact with groupers. Power of god when one considers How the move ment has turned pagans into god fear ing men and altered the lives of so Many people he paid one cannot but be impressed that there is not Only Good in the Oxford group but that it demonstrates the Power of god. Like All live and aggressive move ments it has to con tend with a Good Deal of criticism but most of it is not justified during his trip or. Kiek preached at his two old churches at new Castle under Lyme and Halifax. He met several clergymen known in Australia the Rev. Lyall Dixon the Rev. John Bryant and of course or. F. W. Norwood. Principal Kiek James Melrose on was to Mere Rui Rangoon saturday. Or. James Melrose the South australian aviator who is making a Centenary Goodwill flight to Adelaide left Akaab Early today for Rangoon. After a Short halt Here he left again for Merguie. Backer gets �334 for 5/ doubles return by Trafalgar Adelaide s record of big doubles was added to at Victoria Park this afternoon when the sole Backer of the second combination Fajardo Southern Star received a return of �334/2/ for 5/. This was the Only one of the 496 backers of Fajardo in the doubles to Exchange a ticket for Southern Star and if the latter had run first instead of second in the chair Man s Handicap her doubles Backer would have received �1435/12/6 for 5/. It was Learned that the ticket was taken in the Derby stand and it was not claimed on the course. It was remarkable that seven Fajardo j tickets were not exchanged on the second leg. Twenty six tickets were taken out on the Winner trivet their return being � si/7/3. Quest for lost reef Foy expedition Sydney saturday. In search of Lasseter s reef in Central Australia a Gold and film expedition set out from Newtown brides today. The Emoedi Tion is being led by or. Al v. Foy. And includes Lasseter s former partner or. J. Johns. I the party which includes or. Foy principal of Mark foys Sydney. Mrs. Foy Johns and three others will travel ? by motor cars. It was 43 years ago that dal Lasseter first reported the discovery of a Rich Gold reef somewhere in the Centre of Australia ten years later he re visited the spot. Lost and raving with ? thirst he was found wandering in the desert by an afghan Camel Driver. Some. Years later Lasseter interested a group of Sydney men in his discovery and an expedition set out with Lasseter As guide. A Survey plane piloted by enrol Coote met with mishaps and the party failed to reach its objective. Lasseter pushed on alone from i Labilla. And was never seen alive again. His body was found by a prospector and beneath the ashes of his Camp fire a diary which has lit the fires of adventure in the heart of Many an adventurous australian was found. Lady dugan9 s three pictures helps exhibition lady Dugan. Attended by Comman Der Phillips this morning paid her third visit to the autumn exhibition of the Royal . Society of arts on Inonu Terrace. Ana of ought three Pic Tures. They Are Travis Webber s Val Ley at Hail s Gap Rex Wood s Spring Blossom and Mary Hackett s land scape these pictures have been much admired and their Purchase has Given encouragement to the artists who until today the last Day of the exhibition have received Little support from the Public. Not Only has lady Dugan visited the exhibition but her sister in Law. Mrs. J. O. Hazeldene. Has also been in on three occasions. In All 14 sales have now been made at the exhibition including three for the Art gallery. Fractured leg with a compound double fracture of a leg sustained when his bicycle came into collision with a motor Cycle near Anunda s. Swanson 57, labourer of Renmark was admitted to the Ade Laide Hospital today. He was motored to Adelaide by a Anunda doctor. Girl shot dead at farm puzzling Lack of motive Brisbane saturday. Two persons Are dead and a third is in a critical Condi Tion As a result of a shooting affray on a Small farm at Pickin Jinnie 17 Miles from Roma today. \ the dead Are Edith Martha Hoff Man 15, and John o Hanlon. Albert Rosier s condition is critical. O Hanlon was discharged from ins employment on the farm by the dead girl s Mother mrs. Martha Hoffman i about six weeks ago. The police be Lieve that he returned to the House to Day and shot the girl and that Rosier was fired on when he went to investigate j the girl was dead when she was j found and o Hanlon was discovered under the House suffering from a Bullet wound in the Throat believed to have been self inflicted. He died shortly after he had been admitted to the Roma Hospital. The first intimation of the disaster came when residents on an adjoining farm heard a series of shots in a Field. Close to the House. They found Rosier an employee of mrs. Hoffman unconscious with Bullet wounds in the neck the Back and the right hand. A patently four shots had hit him. While first Aid was being rendered to Rosier pending the arrival of the ambulance other searchers entered the Yard at the rear of the House where i they found the body of the girl. She had been shot through the head. J the motive for the crimes has Mysti i fled the police. Rosier had been j ploughing in a Field near the House. And the gun was apparently turned on him when he ran to investigate the cause of the shooting. Plans approved for new town Hall at Hindmarsh by a majority of 507. Ratepayers of Hindmarsh decided today in favor of the proposal to erect a �20.000 new town Hall at Hindmarsh As a Centenary Broil voting was 637 in favor and 130 \ against. Only Lour informal votes ? were recorded it was not quite a 34 per cent. Poll. 771 of the 2,300 rate payers voting. The announcement of the result of the poll by the returning officer or. I g. D. Mudie at 8 pin. Was greeted with cheers by a fairly Large crowd. Figures for the four wards were Tes no inf. Hindmarsh ? 274 59 i j Bon Den ? 4 13 promo ton ? 117 8 1 i Croydon ? 1 2 50 2 the Hall will seat More than 2.000 ? people and will have a frontage of 330. It. To Miner Street which it is claimed will be the longest of any similar building in Australia. Long journeys for Anzac March Many returned soldiers will travel hundreds of Miles to take part in the March of City and country sex service Nen on Anzac Day. Or. A. Mcdonald will come from the. Bush outside Alice Springs three Carl loads of diggers will leave Wilcannia on tuesday or. A. H. Keddie will break his journey at Adelaide from1 Kalgoorlie to Sydney or. J. H. Atkin i son will come from the mount Burr sawmills to join the Canadian Section of the procession. J a meeting of the committee will Bei held on monday to Complete arrange ments for the March. Tomorrow s Anta services. Pare 7. Ranpuria s Hull not damaged Gibraltar saturday. Divers who have been examining the Hull of the p. And o. Liner Ranpuria which was re floated late last night after being aground on a Sandy Bottom in Gibraltar Bay since tuesday have found Jno damage. The liner refused her voyage this j evening with her cargo of � 10.000.000 Worth of chinese Art treasures Home Ward bound from the exhibition at Burlington House. Stop press missing plane reported seen j do r. A report was received at Newcastle water that a Stockman had sighted the miss ing Drason rapine flying Low Over top Springs approximately 120 Miles from Newcastle Waters on \ the Jurrun track. Searching planes will leave Newcastle Waters at Dyl Chat tomorrow for top Springs. The information is re carded As most reliable. J tonight s trotting i Palmer Handicap grand j Chimes 5 4 on. 1 lady ado j n us 16 1 a St. 2 lord Flori Tius \ 16 1 act. 3. Naid-3 stakes Prince Flori Tius 61 Paragon 16 p. 2pyramid 10 13. J drunks sought Hote keeper resents army action ordered off premises the salvation army drunks raiding party met with a hostile reception at two City hotels this evening. One Licensee resenting nor be termed an inference mat his hotel was not properly con ducted coiled the police in an Effort to have col. Ede the divisional commander removed. This however was not typical of the attitude of hotel keepers generally and when the two salvation army parties returned to the Congress Hall in Pirie Street they were accompanied by about a dozes men in various stages of intoxication. Eight or 10 More were taken in later. There were two parties from Congress Hall and they set out on their tour of the City shortly after 5 pan. About 20 hotels were visited. When a member of the army entered a Rundle Street hotel the proprietor ordered him out the Man spoke to col Ede who went inside. Constable called Don t come into my hotel said the proprietor. It is an insult to suggest that i Don t know How to conduct my hotel and that i permit drunkenness there j col Ede stood his ground and said that nothing of the kind bad been inferred. This is a Public House he declared and i have As much right to be Here As anyone else a Small crowd had gathered outside the hotel and the proprietor called a Constable and asked him to remove the salvation army Man. Col Ede j gave his name to the policeman and after the position had been explained the salvation army party moved off. I at another hotel a Barman rushed into i the Street and spoke in a similar Man Ner to col Ede. During the round up bands played outside the hotels and when they returned to the Congress Hall about 6.15 with those who had been persuaded to accompany them a typical i salvation army service was held. The drunks and anyone else who wanted it were Given cups at steaming Coffee and biscuits. I it suits us All right said a senior police officer commenting on the raid. 1 the fewer drunks we have in the cells i the better we Are pleased Al scotch supporter miss Lottie Lewis was one or the Many charming spectators seen by the photographer at the head of Tae River rowing on the Torrens this after Caen. L tie l is was one r any Ead Fine but not a Beach Day tomorrow will not be a Good Beach Day said the divisional meteorologist or. Bromley in a forecast late tonight but the weather will certainly be Fine. A Large Anticyclone is passing across the state and under its influence fresh southerly breezes and mostly Clear skies will pre Vail although today was Cloudy at times very Little rain was reported anywhere. Tomorrow should be the same with possibly a slight misty Shower. Or. Bromley said. When you see this name Fel die fall of a piano in by a shh or player piano it signifies jbb55nbs59b that it is an instrument of 9fis�a�= proven Quality that Only she the Best materials have been he is a ssh used in its construction. H Chi huh bal you get the Best in a so sub at Allan spi go so a we have a Fine selection of slightly used pianos and player pianos All in perfect condition and fully guaranteed. Pianos c 1 c players a fic from ? of 1 a from ? a a a i mfr p easy terms arranged to suit 51 Rundle Street Adelaide. Nilsen fls9o3pflh or family More or �3 Deposit 5/ weekly of a fib a year washing on Man and mme Mem see the Thor today Man s fatal fall George Albert Dyson 67, of Kil Dalton Avenue. St. Peters died at 11 an. 1 today from injuries received when he Feu 20 it. From the Balcony of Light ? Ward. Adelaide Hospital earlier in the morning. He had been a patient in the Hospital since March 29. Constable Davis is preparing a report for the City Coroner or. Black Burn

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