Adelaide Mail in Adelaide, South-Australia
12 Jan 1952

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12 Jan 1952

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Adelaide Mail (Newspaper) - January 12, 1952, Adelaide, South AustraliaNational Library of Australia London finance talks London Sot finance ministers at next week s con Ference would find a basis for co Ope Rohon in meeting present Sterling area difficulties the australian treasurer sir Arthur Fadden said today. Sir Arthur Fadden said Australia accepts its full share of the responsibility for the soundness of Ster Ling. We value greatly the advantages of the Sterling area system. Australia is More interested in Long Terra measures than Stop Gap remedies. We consider we have taken Short term measures in Australia but our fundamental idea is that palliative or Stop Gap reme Dies like Price control Are no Good. You have to get right Down to the Root cause. There is no other Way to Deal with inflation sir Arthur Padden arrived in London by air from Rome last night. Aap. Biggest ship for migrants the Hague sat the world s biggest migrant ship the 20,000-ton Johan von Olden Barneveld of the Nederland steamship co., will leave on january 23 for Australia and new zealand. Building materials for immediate delivery no permit required galvanised Iron 26 gauge 6 h., 7 ft., and 8 it. Fencing wire 8 audio 6auy steel rods Finch ? a own pipes ? guttering Ridge capping water pipe 1 1 and 1 Inch delivery end of Jannary Cane-1te . Hardboard . Asphalt tiles Gyp Rock malt Hoid Wall tiles glazed and Dull building paper place your order with Clarkson Ltd. 135 rutile st., Adelaide. W 2911 inn mrs a radio picture of the dining room of the Lodge in Kenya where Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh will stay on their Way to Australia. The Lodge a single Story Bungalow Type situated 7,000 it. Above sea level was a wedding present to the Royal couple from the Kenya government. In take two Hill positions in Korea Tokio sat Strong in raiding forces in Korea crossed no Man s land West of Chorion at Dawn today and captured two communist Hill positions. One raiding party mov ing Forward in freezing cold came under Light Small arms fire but the other reported no Resis Tance. North West of Ponchon communists ambushed an Allied raiding Force As it crossed a Frozen River. Allied infantry fought Back in the face of in tense machine gun fire. Communists sent a bar rage of More than 100 mortar bombs against an other raiding patrol in the same area. A Savage fight broke out when one Allied raiding party forced its Way of within grenade Range of a communist Hilltop entrenchment. Brief air clash fifth air Force pilots claimed they saw about 110 Mio 15s up to noon today about half of them staying North of the Yalu River. Sabre jets had Brief clashes with migs but no hits were claimed. Super fortresses during the night flew from Japan Ese bases to bomb a communist Supply rail Centre. 1 6 planes lost in forces lost 16 planes Over North Korea Between january 4 and january 11, the us 5th air Force said today. An american associated press report said the losses were the greatest suffered by the allies in any seven Day period since the korean War began. Three swept Wing f86 Sabre jets were shot Down in air Battles with mig15 jets. The other 13 Allied planes were lost to enemy ground fire. During the same period the sabres shot Down 12 migs and damaged 14 others the air Force said. At Panmunjom in and communist truce delegates made no Progress today in a 30-minute discussion on armistice supervision. Aap Reuters. More troops for Korea Brisbane sat plans Are being completed to Send a second australian battalion to Korea the army minis ter or. Francis said to Day. Or. Francis said the battalion would leave shortly but the Date could not be disclosed for Secu Rity reasons. Strength of the new Bat Talion would be about 1,000. . Honors for sons refused Washington Fri saying president Truman was unworthy to Confer the honors the father of two men killed in Korea refused today to accept a congressional medal of Honor and Silver Star. The decorations were awarded posthumously. The father. Or. Halsey Mcgovern. Said politics had nothing to do with his refusal to accept the awards. He said accepting these medals would in div that i think that fellow president Truman is worthy to Confer these honors on my boys or and other boys. I Don t think that defence officials said it was the first time in their memory anyone had re fused the medal of Honor the highest us military award for bravery. It was awarded to first Lieut. Robert Mcgovern. 23. For leading an attack on a communist Hill Posi Tion with incredible valor. The Silver Star was granted second Lieut. Jerome Mcgovern. 21. Of the 2nd infantry division for parachuting behind enemy lines. Aap. Schumon plan accepted Bonn. Sat after an acrid debate the West German parliament Rati fied the Schuman plan which provides for the pooling of West european Coal and steel. Voting was 232 votes for ratification and 143 against. Aap. Drought a week Ajo now flood 4 on coast Brisbane sat. Drought breaking rain along the state s parched coast a Belt has marooned townships Cut Rood links and blacked out cities. At the same time graziers and Farmers less than 200 Miles from the coast Ore watching the drought whittle do pastures. The four Day old tropical downpour has swollen Rivers and brought the death of a nine month old baby. But the 10-month-old drought is being broken Only for Farmers in a Nar Row coastal strip from the new Border to Cairns. Rainfall along this Region has ranged up to 11 in. Since tuesday and tonight the weather Bureau warned of fresh monsoonal Rains within the next 48 hours. Meantime Cane Farmers Are planning Long delayed planting programs. Dairy production is expected to Rise by at least 25 per cent by the end of next week and Farmers Are preparing to cultivate tomatoes carrots beetroot peas and Beans. �10 million loss up to tuesday the state s agricultural depart ment had assessed drought and Bushfire losses at More than �10 million. A departmental spokes Man said tonight. The rain will be a godsend to Cane growers. It is still too late to Avert a reduced Harvest next year but Farmers could not have lasted another month with out calamity rain at the Queensland British food corporation s Peak Downs sorghum project will probably mean the planting of 50,000 acres As soon As Fine weather returns. As rain continued to fall last night the weather Bureau repeated flood warnings for the Mac Kenzie collide. Fits Sroy and lower Calude Rivers. Vehicles in convoys vehicles southbound from Mackay Are travelling in convoys so that by As sisting one another they can negotiate bad stretches. Townships Are isolated and Farmers Are ferrying produce across the creeks and Rivers by boat. Nearly 21 in. Of rain fell Between 1 . And 2 . At Townsville yesterday and dislocated electricity supplies. Similar Black outs Are occurring at Cairns and Mackay. Townships isolated extend mainly from Rockhampton North to Cairns. Baby drowned swirling floodwaters snatched nine month old Isabella Foex to death from its father s arms near woman 448 Miles North of Brisbane on wednesday. When the rising Dee River threatened their Home at Nightfall the family set off for a near by township in their Utility truck. The truck stalled in a Gully and they continued on foot in the dark. Foex waded in water up to his Chest with his Daugh ter in his arms. He stepped into a deep Hole and the water swept him under a railway Culvert tearing the child from his grasp. Farmers along the coast today said rain had ended a three month period heavy losses. they had been paying i to �50 a week to keep Stock alive without getting milk. The rain has stimulated summer crops and ensured a Good strike in pastures in Large sections of the Darling Downs wheat lands. Meantime eight tenths of the state s pastoral land is still in the grip of the drought. Japs May negotiate Washington Fri the state department Reiter ated today that Japan was free to negotiate treaties with whom it chose. The us had proposed to Britain that the Yoshida government should be allowed to sign a treaty of peace with the National chinese government of Gen. Chiang Kai Shek. It was reported the us proposal was to allow the nationalist chinese government to sign the treaty not for the whole of China but for Formosa and the other islands it controls. Aap. Still Lack Winter kit Tokio sat about 10 per cent of British front line troops in i eluding Austral a n s. Were still without their. Full Issue of Winter clothing and cold Wea ther boots a senior staff officer of the British Commonwealth division said last night j British Headquarters in Korea have now been authorised to Purchase 2,000 sets of Winter clothing from the Canadian army. Supply authorities it was said today hoped to Complete the Issue of Canadian Winter equip ment before february which probably would be the most bitter period of the korean Winter. Aap Reuter. Drug to be made Here Melbourne Sot Moss production of the new life moving drug act will Start in Australia this year. Drug houses of Australia Ltd. Has formed a new. Company Acton Labora tories Australia pty., Ltd., to make the drug in association with Frederiks Berg chemical laboratories Ltd., a danish firm. Or. Arne Ludvigsen re presenting the danish company said in Mel Bourne that act was known to be of great Bene fit in rheumatoid arthritis and Many Eye skin and allergy diseases. Its value in cancer was still being investigated. Since Australia produced Large quantities of the raw materials local production should greatly reduce costs. The drug was a hormone concentrate derived from the pituitary gland of pigs sheep and cattle guards at gaol held new York Fri a narcotics ring at the hiker s Island. City Pri 1 son was broken in to Day by the arrest of six guards three civilian employees and two women on charges of Selling heroin and marijuana to inmates. A six month invest \ cation of drug traffic on the 400-acre Island in the East River was brought to a Climax with a raid by More than 30 detectives and officials. The guards and employees were arrested1 Early today As they boarded a ferry to go to work. The District attorney or. George de inca said the ring had been operating inside the prison for More than i year. Aap. Good Coal Outlook South Australia should get away to a flying Start. With its 1952 Coal supplies. The Coal committee chairman or. P. G. Bice said today two Colliers the age and the River Burtic Kin were due next week with a total of 12,500 ton of open Cut Coal won Dur ing the miners Christmas holidays. Miners were due to re sume in new on monday and five vessels were listed to begin loading for Saim mediately Coal was Avail Able. Saw atom Cannon Washington Fri con Gressional atomic experts inspected a miniature Model of an atomic Cannon today but refused to say whether a full sized ver Sion existed. Senator Brien Mcmahon chairman of the congressional atomic Energy com Mittee said members inspected a Small Model of a gun designed to fire an atomic Shell. He parried All questions whether the Model was made from blueprints or whether it represented a full scale gun now in exis tence. Aap

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