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Adelaide Mail (Newspaper) - January 12, 1952, Adelaide, South Australia
National Library of Australia Fri Twenty Junior red Cross members from a and a enjoyed a picnic lunch at elder Park today. They left tonight for the arc Camp at Narr Abeen lakes new. Here from left Are Nancy Fry Whyalla. Glenn Mason Walker Votti Emarilyn Kelly Yan Dia Haileen Newett Williamstown and John Thompson Barbera. Indomitable performance run red fall do strength powered for profit the new Mack a-51s diesel six wheeled four wheel drive Bogie provides transportation at the lowest Cost per ton mile per Day per year. Best Selling diesels in America with greater Power and capacity and a built with bulldog strength better than Fojt a one in three diesels sold is a Mack. To Ftp let Jet. See champions for the full Story of j%4%1 it mock superiority and to arrange a&2x champions limited 113-119 Currie Street Adelaide. La 2292. Carpet talk More carpet talk another huge quota from our carpet Mills �5,000 Worth of new patterns new designs and tam a new. Low. 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And his work later in indo China will remain a Brilliant example news of the general s death was quickly brought to the attention of the French British and us chiefs of staff who were discussing in a secret ses Sion Here the War in indo China and other South East asian prob lems. The chairman of the us joint chiefs of staff Gen. Omar Bradley said i feel Gen. De tas Signy was the Man who gave the spark to the armed forces which saved indo China during the past year . Man retiring Washington fit Lieut. Gen. George e. Strate Meyer former commander of the far East air forces will retire on january 31 for health reasons after 36 years military service. Gen. Stratemeyer 61, suffered a heart attack in Tokio in May. Union will seek �40 wage for shearers the australian workers Union annual convention will discuss a move for a minimum wage of �40 a week for shearers. This will be one of the main items at the Conven Tion which will Oden at Mackay Queensland on tuesday week. The Awu Australia s biggest Union and one of the most powerful has a total membership of about 150,000. A with a membership of nearly 13,000, will be re presented at the Conven Tion by the president or. C. L. Davis Secretary or. E. R. O co Norand executive members or. C. R. Cameron mar and or. H. D. Murray. But Over the Heads of delegates will be a court action challenging the Validity of the convention. Order issued an order calling on the Awu and 11 executive offi cers including the Gene ral Secretary or. T. Dougherty to show cause Why the talks should not be declared invalid was is sued this week returnable before the full Bench of the arbitration court on March 12. Grounds for the action sought by a rank and file member of the new Branch or. T. Heslop Are that the Federal executive had allegedly denied the new Branch its constitutional right to elect offi cers and convention Dele Gates. He claimed Federal executive had appointed officials which was contrary to Union rules. Many of the other items to be discussed have a bearing on the court action. They include one ask ing that the Power of the Federal executive to depose officials elected by rank and file members be subject to endorsement at a secret ballot of rank and file members. Another seeks to provide that any change of rules or policy be subject to the same conditions. 2 strange deaths Melbourne sat facts so far ascertained disclose a remarkable set of circumstances behind the death of two Sisters at Ballarat last night. Misses Beryl Trahar 49, and Ethel Trahar 46, were found dead in their Home with a bottle of Poison and two glasses on a tray near by. A rope prepared with a double noose was hanging from the roof. Money was divided into two purses and jewellery from a jewel Case was also divided. Detectives said there were no suspicious Circum stances. Guidance on your problems thousands of people today have nagging per Sonal problems on which they would like to have the Benefit of Friendly and expert and vice. They include the lonely the old and the lovelorn. For All of these a new Avenue of help and Hope will be opened up in a weekly feature in titled problem Post i which the news will begin next thursday. I it will be compiled by Sheila Sheldon a i woman whose wide sex Prience of life will in Able her to give sym a thetic and valuable i guidance. New features i i this is Only one of several features which i will continue to make women s pages of the news a must for every household. Two other features ? which Are now meeting a daily need Are Yvonn Young s walkabout i and Patricia Manton s notebook \ the news will also i add another contrib tor to its pages next week. On tuesday your daily paper will Welcome the world famous cartoonist Low in a witty new strip. With nor Man Mitchell and the noted London artist Vicky also Benier Weg and others he will make up the greatest i team of cartoonists and artists Ever assembled in one paper in austra a
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