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Adelaide Mail (Newspaper) - December 6, 1952, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia rubber car Mats 45 x 33 22/6 a 4/ postage rubber stores of . 47 Gawler place. 188 Rundle St. 28 Bank 87. Mildmay Plain English cigarettes 2/2 packet of 16 wholesale agents. Cornell limited. Adelaide labor sweeps into office in Vic poll Melbourne sat. Labor gained sweeping wins in today s victorian legislative Assembly elections. The party seems assured of at least 35 seats sufficient for labor to govern Iii its own right for the first time. Labor appears certain of i winning 11 eats with the possibility of two More. The Liberal country party has suffered severe casualties including its Leader or. Norman. Or. Norman is trailing the breakaway Liberal and former Premier or. Holl Way by More than 4,000 votes with Only about 3,000 votes to come probable gains his Deputy Leader or. Bolte is in danger of losing Hampden. Probable labor gains Are , Box Hill Dande Nong Dundas Gipp Laud North Grant Haw Thorn Mildura St. Kilda and Warrnambool while the party has a Chance to wrest Eyelyn and Hamp Den from the lip. On present figures the liberals May lose 11 seats and the up two. Only one of the six Liberal breakaways has suffered defeat. He is or. Daw nay Mould in Dandenong. The country minister for health or. Fulton is 800 behind in Gipp land North with fewer than 3,000 votes to come and seems to have lost his seat to labor. Marked swing generally the swing to labor most pronounced in the metropolitan area is reflected throughout the count. Seats which labor won by narrow majorities at the previous election have been easy successes for the party on this occasion. A close contest is being waged in Evelyn which could easily be a labor gain. One Independent on present figures is More than a possibility or. Reg Leonard in Ivanhoe. Or. M. Lucy now lacks an absolute majority and or. Leonard May just scrape Home from him on preferences. In any Case the sitting Liberal member for Ivan Hoe or. A. Block has been Defeated. In Toorak lady Brookes standing As an electoral Reform candidate has polled fairly Well but will be the first eliminated. Her preferences should enable the lip candidate or. Petty to retain his seat. New speaker after close shaves at previous polls the speaker or. Archie Michaelis has lost St. Kilda. He has polled Only half the total of his labor opponent or. Bourk who. With an absolute majority in a Field of three has succeeded at his. Third attempt to enter the House. Eight communist Candi dates mostly opposing labor members in Indus trial strongholds have All lost their deposits with labor Likely to form the new state government probable members of the ministry Are _ la s messes. Cain Barry Galvin Stoneham Shepherd Hayes and Scury. Mac s messes. Slater Fraser and Coleman. State of parties state of the parties in the new House As com pared with the last Assem Bly at this stage of the count appears Likely to be old new labor ? 24 35 lip ? 21 10 hallway liberals 6 5 country party. 13 11 ind. Labor. 1 1 ind ? nil 1 doubtful two reason for poll or. J. G. B. Mcdonald s country party govern ment resigned after its de feat on Supply in the legislative Council late october breakaway Liberal or. I. T. Hollway became pre Mier and asked the governor sir Dallas Brooks for a dissolution. But the governor refused and after two Days in office my. Hollway resigned. The governor then Recomb is so oiled or. Mcdonald As Premier pending the elec Tion redistribution of Sears was the big Issue. 1 ? i comment by party j leaders Melbourne sat the labor Leader or. Cain said tonight labor will govern in its own right for the first time in victorian history. The people have sex pressed a pronounced i ? desire for electoral re form and have reels ? tired a Strong protest \ against the economic ? policies of the Menzies i. Government ? admitting defeat lip Leader or. Nor Man said he regretted the loss by Many of his i colleagues and hoped i the party would regain its strength. I Deputy Leader of. The Federal Lafo or party ? or. Calwell said these figures indicate the play Ford govern ment will probably lose the a elections in the 1 same Way As the lib reals have lost control in Victoria \ the reasons for la bar s Victory Are con tinted widespread pub ? i lie hostility to the Menzies Fadden go eminent divisions and recriminations in the Liberal party and the desire of most Vic dorians to get rid of ? domination by a coun try party minority seamen and Cycle in River two seamen took the wrong turning on their motor Cycle into the port River tonight. Setting off for Adelaide Hev turned right instead of left and crashed Over she Side of the wharf into the water. The men were the rider and owner of the machine Gordon Perham 28, fourth Engineer of the ionian. Moon and his Pil lion passenger Olaf Olsen 21, second Motorman of the Goona Warra. Till motor Cycle was Ridden off the wharf at no. 2 berth and the two Mert went Down with it. They were unhurt and came to h Surrace almost immediately a Seaman on the Goona Warra threw them a life ? buoy and dived in to help. They swam to the where and were helped out by the polic unhurt. The motor Cycle is still at the Bottom of the River and a diver will attempt to recover it on monday. Man being questioned in a murder inquiry a 28-year-old Man was detained this evening Tor questioning by police inquiring int the murder of a new australian woman at Torren Shijie last night. Detectives went to a House at North Adelaide and interviewed the Man a married new australian. He was later taken to police Headquarters for questioning. Police inquiries had been slowed Down by language difficulties among the italians. R u a n ians. Yugoslavs and bulgarians in whose circles the dead woman moved. Victim was miss Zora Kusic 29, a yugoslav who was found with her head almost severed and her body shockingly mutilated by knife cuts since last a tight police interpreters Zens and Gajewicz have translated police questionings in six languages. Miss Kusic the de Facto wife of another new australian lived in a crudely furnished shed about 60 it. From the rear of a Board ing House in North Parade. Torrens Ville. A Friend Ivan Nankin Seff. Met her in a Sydney cafe seven months ago. They went together to Canberra and three months ago settled at Torrens Vittle. Police have been told the woman spent five years in Italy and acquired a liking for italian wine. She frequented hotel lounges and is thought to have been drinking in a hotel yesterday afternoon before she returned to the shed in which her mangled body was found partly Clad on a double bed at 6.30 last night. A bloodstained pocket Amie which was lying in a dish of water in the room a been traced to the owner although there were a number of italians and others in the boarding House during the after noon no one heard the woman s screams the viciousness of the attack brands it As a crime of passion similar to so tie that have occurred in Europe. Police say they have seen nothing so brutal. Since the port River murder of 1944. When the body of a chinese Seaman was found with three nails hammered into the head. The homicide squad has been seeking information on miss Kusic s. Move ments after . Yester Day. When she called at a bulgarian Market Gar Gener s premises in Henley Beach Road Fulham. The homicide squad under Gully and . Eaton was augmented during the Day by detectives from other squads tonight police were told by a taxi Driver he had driven a Man and a woman from a City hotel to the scene of the murder. Two bottles of Beer and i capsule Are expected of play vital parts in police investigations. Detectives ate tonight sought expert scientific advice from a brewery for identification purposes. ? pictures of murder Vic tin. And where she died Tage 3. I coldest december Day for 94 years Adelaide today had its coldest december Day for 94 years. The maximum temperature was 61.8 Deg. At 2.35 in. This was the lowest since december 19, 1858. \ today s temperature of 61.8 was equalled on1 december 3, 186l i a maritime air mass dragged up from the deep South caused today s chill. It followed a cold front which passed Adelaide Early this morning and forced the temperature Down to 52.1 Deg. At 4.40 . Then to a minimum of 52 Deg at 8.45 . I average minimum for december is 58.9 Deg., but ? the record Low for the month is 43 Deg. ? planes grounded Tennis off Page 5. In Brisbane a crowd of 10.199 sheltered at the test in a temperature of 100.8. Victoria was swept today by gales and Snow fell on the Highlands. Jeers did t Stop l,.m, Brisbane sat a wicketkeeper Gil Lang Ley was wildly hooted when he missed an easy stumping in the first test today. A crowd of 10.000 Queens Landers had been waiting All Day for Langley to make a mistake. They believed Langley should not have taken a test place ahead of queenslander Don Tallon. Langley tumbled a Ball from Ian Johnson on the leg Side when South Afri can John Watkins was Well out of his crease. The crowd in one voice hooted Langley and called you re not a Patch on our Tallon and go Back 10 South Australia. Langley the crowd went on Heck Ling South australian and victorian players a an unprecedented Day s Cricket. Doug ring victorian spinner took six for 72 As South Africa went to 221 59 behind Australia s first innings. Gate scenes there was a Lurther sensation at the game when More than 100 people threatened Bris Bane Cricket ground Gate keepers who had refused to give them ground pass outs at the afternoon Lea break. About 3& were forced to pay re admittance Money when they left the Gates without a pass. Qua executive member Clem Jones said they were told in the presence of police that no pass outs would be issued. Several men who threatened violence when they were not allowed in the ground again were spoken to by police and told to leave the area if not intending to re enter. And for the first time in Many years qua officials took their Coats off when watching play in the temperature of 100.8. This practice is almost unheard of Brisbane. Last season a woman Spectator at a test was refused a ticket into the members stand after she wore a backless frock ? Afore test pictures and Ray Robinson s Story pages 30 and 35. Doctor to see Barnes Sydney sat former test cricketer Sid Barnes will enter Hospital Tomor Row his doctor has told him he is on the verge of a nervous breakdown and has advised him riot to work play Cricket or give press interviews. In Hospital he will give Barnes a thorough medi Cal Check and treat him for his run Down Condi Tion. Tonight s picture Gram from Brisbane shows How a s test keeper Gil Langley fumbled the Ball and missed stumping South african batsman John Watkins. S Ril t i t

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