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Adelaide Mail (Newspaper) - February 23, 1952, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia Lastone stockings knee. 39/6 each thigh. 49/6 each rubber stores of . 47 Gawler place 188 Rondle St. 26 Bank St. exciting Climax to tonight s Vogue British fashion Parade in Adelaide was the showing of this Lovely presentation gown of co webby Buricin lace worn Over petticoats of taffeta and tulle. Designed by Frederick Starce it is worn above by Beautiful Catherine Boyle. Interesting features Are the ? Prince of Wales head dress and 18 in. Court train. I right Catherine Boyle curses. As she curtsied i tonight the orchestra played god save the i Queen English Model Catherine Boyle is the wife i of Captain the Viscount Boyle. Parade Story ? Page 31. I encephalitis suspect Dies an aboriginal woman suspected of having contracted encephalitis died in an ambulance this afternoon on her Way from Hannum to Adelaide. She was Stella Sumner 43, who lived at an aboriginal Camp about half a mile from Swan reach. A relative of the woman said she was taken ill Sud Denly yesterday and lapsed into a coma. She did not regain consciousness. Constable Schmerl of Swan reach and the woman s daughter in Law accompanied her to Man num Hospital where she was admitted late last night. Diagnosis was not Defi Nite but encephalitis was suspected. Fluid taken from the woman was suggestive of brain inflammation. Encephalitis is a rare virus disease which attacks the brain. It has not been reported in the districts surrounding Swan reach but several months ago an outbreak among victorians living along the River Murray near the South australian Border was re ported and investigated. Only vague information about mrs. Sumner was available at magnum. Unable to confirm her illness the doctor ordered her re Moval to Royal Adelaide Hospital. Camp details in the Swan reach Camp there Are seven shacks occupied at present by Between 20 and 30 aborigines. A few others who normally live there Are away grape picking. More than half of the Camp residents Are Chil Dren and some of them go to the town s school. There has been no move to close the Camp. The largest number of people in one Shack when All Are Home is nine. �5 watches Worth Only 5 Melbourne sat thousands of smuggled poor Quality watches some of them Worth Only 5/ each Are being sold throughout Australia for Between �5 and �10. A leading City jeweller said the watches were rubbish that would Stop at the drop of a handkerchief thousands of them had already been dumped in hotels or sold by jewellers who were not too fussy about their Trade most of the watches had Quality dials sweep second hands. And screw Back cases which were not easily opened the jeweller said. Hon Kong forgers had expertly inscribed Many of the dials with the distinctive markings of Well known Swiss makes. Inside the watches were mechanical monstrosities which would be Lucky to run six months. The legitimate Trade is being hit hard the jewel lers said. It was reported tonight Many of these watches had been sold in Adelaide in recent weeks ban on night flying at now r a no Hope for Navy fliers Sydney sat All night flying from Nowra naval station had been suspended the nary and air minister or. Mcmahon. Announced today. The order follows crashes into the by two naval firefly aircraft from Nowra one on tuesday night and the other last night. Or. Mcmahon said the ban on night flying would continue until an inquiry into the loss of the two fireflies was Complete. Both planes Crews of two Are missing believed dead. They Are tuesday Lieut. B. H. F. Wall of Sydney and sub Lieut. D. H. Saunders. Of Brisbane. Friday sub Lieut. D. F. E. Small single of Canley Vale new and an observer whose name is being withheld until his next of Kin m England have been notified. Naval authorities believe there is Little Hope that any of the four men sur Vived. Both air searches have been abandoned. Lost Contact the search for the fire Fly which crashed last night began just As that for the firefly lost on tuesday ended. About 10, o clock last night the firefly lost con tact with Nowra naval station. It had been one of a pair flying in formation on night exercises. When it was reported missing a air Rescue launch immediately began a search. Later it was joined by fireflies. Sea furies and a Paar Dakota. The Corvette Ragga was sent from Sydney and the boo ship Koala on its Way from Nowra to Syd Ney was diverted to help the coastal ships in the area were asked to watch for survivors or wreckage. Tank parts found Hope of finding the two airmen alive Rose when two pieces of de icing tanks were found 16 Miles North East of port perpendicular near Jervis Bay. Searchers concentrated on this area but when nothing had been found by midday the Hunt was abandoned. The missing firefly was operating with another in night exercises with flares. I the aircraft were making Dummy runs on the flares Over the . The missing aircraft made a dive on the flare but crashed into the before pulling out. The Crew of the other aircraft saw it go straight Down and wreckage Cunie to the surface. The aircraft a the area for some 5 time in Case there were survivors. Good record or. Mcmahon said that since night flying operations began about two years ago the firefly had had a splendid record of performance and safety. It was Only during the past week they had be come involved in an unfortunate Cycle of crashes he said. An inquiry into the crash of the first firefly last tuesday had already begun. So far there was not the slightest suspicion of any defects in firefly air Craft. The outcome of the in quiries now being made would decide whether a More detailed technical examination of them was needed. Why pay More Boston cigarettes Only 2/8 packet of 20 wholesale agents Cornell limited 122 Pirie St., Adelaide Edna in i double i harness i Darwin sat the Northern territory s i famous girl drover Edna i Pembine 25, will Over land a mob of cattle this year in double harness. She was married this week in w i n t o a i Queensland to John \ ? Jessup 28, another Well known drover. Edna was married As i quietly As she has lived ? in a Small Church a Winton with Only a few friends present. Details of the wedding even from Edna her self Are almost impose sible to sent a piece of the wedding cake and a letter to a Newcastle \ Waters Friend which simply stated she had been married to John Jessup then added we Are trying to get a mob of cattle to bring into Queensland this year ? and will be up that Way soon to collect the horses i Edna has made three Overland trips from the West australian Border into Queensland with mobs of More than 1,000 cattle and one from the Central territory to Winton. In 1950 she was f n personal charge of a mob of 1,250, and a num Ber of White and Black drovers on a trek from the Kimberley to a Jarra. But now she might lose her title of Boss drover

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