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Adelaide Mail (Newspaper) - March 22, 1952, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia Lastone stockings knee. 39/6 each thigh. 49/6 each rubber stores of . 47 Gawler i Ace 186 Rondle St. 26 Bank St. Why pay More Boston cigarettes Only 2/8 pocket of 20 wholesale agents Cornell limited 122 Pirie St., Adelaide death wind sweeps four states 167 dead in us Tornado new York sat a series of tornadoes roared through Arkansas Tennessee Missouri and Mississippi late yesterday killing at least 167 people injuring hundreds and causing enormous property damage. The death Roll is expected to Rise much higher. Rescue workers search ing ruined buildings in towns and on farms Are constantly finding More victims. Arkansas suffered most from the storms. There were at least 123 dead in that state. Fourteen were known to have died in Missouri 23 n Tennessee and seven in Mississippi. The Tornado destroyed communications and Only sporadic reports were available from the scores of towns which were Ruck. Many towns looked As though they had been heavily bombed. Whole blocks of build Ings were levelled petrol storage tanks and other Industrial installations were hurled about and it urls and shattered Trees � in the streets. Hospitals filled National guardsmen red Cross units police firemen and volunteers worked frantically to dig out Vic Tims and help them wherever possible. Local hospitals were quickly filled and Emer gency first Aid posts were established in any suitable shelter. Authorities appealed urgently for ambulances blood plasma and other medical equipment and this was being sent As rapidly As possible from unaffected cities and towns. The first of the Torna does struck the town of Dierks population 1,800in South Western Arkansas. Other storms following quickly drove across a Kansas into Tennessee Missouri and Mississippi. North East Arkansas bore the Brunt of the howling wind but parts of the three other states also were hard hit. At. Trinan Arkansas seven week old baby girl was blown from her Home to rough the air and dumped into a puddle ofor. She was not inbred although her Mother offered critical injuries Ien part of the House collapsed. Damage in millions property damage was tremendous. Estimates run into millions of dollars. Arkansas police said the town of Georgetown was blown away Judsonia was levelled and Searcy popu lation 6,000 was hit hard. A typical Tornado report said the Tornado roared into the Western Edge of Dierks demolished three Homes crossed to the North West Corner of the town and smashed nine houses on a Hilltop. No one was injured there because residents saw the Tornado coming Jinx went to underground storm cellars. Ray Jones and his family were packed and ready to move from car Lisle. Arkansas to another town when a Tornado struck their sons Gerald 15. And Doyne 9, who had just returned Home from school were killed. Aap. Outsider j wins cup in mud Melbourne sat Trainer Cecil Godby thought so Little of Murray Glen s Chancrin the australian cup at Flemington his afternoon that he had t engaged a rider up until yesterday. Then he offered the mount to Young a ? Prentice b. Shaw who accepted. Revelling in the mud today Murray Glen led Over the last half mile of the australian cup to beat catch rce with precedent third. Murray Glen started at 20/1 and gave Young Shaw the biggest ? Triumph of his career. \ Shaw made it a red letter Day by winning ? the second race on diplomacy. He has been Riding in the City Only a few months. I a owned favorite Hampden Park was a big disappointment. His rider Jack Pur Tell said the track was too heavy for Hampden Park. Race details pages 17 and is Ceylon Calls surgeon but . Dies London Sal noted brain surgeon sir Hugh Cairns was dramatically called to operate today on Ceylon s prime minister but or. Senanayake died after his doctors had Given new Hope of his recovery. A 6,000-mile air dash by the South australian born surgeon was personally arranged by the British prime minister or. Churchill for 4.30 . But it was cancelled when the Ceylon High commissioner s office advised or. Senanayake s condition was that Low a flight was not Worth while. Then news was received that or. Senanayake had rallied and plans were made for a Hastings air Craft to leave Abingdon Berkshire late this morn ing with sir Hugh Cairns. Ceylon radio sent the new message to sir Hugh Cairns asking him to Fly to Colombo and a message was also sent to Bombay asking the pakistani specialist or. Jooma to come to Colombo. Or. Senanayake who is 68, was seriously injured yesterday in a fall from la horse while taking his ii ride. Hugh Cairns was first contacted at his Oxford Home where he himself was recovering from an operation. The British Post office arranged a special radio Telephone link to Ceylon and sir Hugh Cairns gave Colombo doctors instructions to carry on until he arrived. Car dash sir Hugh Cairns was. Travelling by car to Abing Don Airport Early today accompanied by an Assis Tant doctor and two nurses with surgical and medical equipment when word reached London of or. Senanayake s deteriorating condition. An official at the Ceylon High commissioner s office telephoned the Airport to Stop the flight. But later a doctors communique in Ceylon said a slight improvement in or. Senanayake s condition was being steadily maintained. Then came news that Itie prime minister had died this afternoon. Reuters correspondent in Ceylon says a score of Saffron Robed Buddhist priests chanted religious texts by the bed where the prime minister Lay swathed in bandages. Sir Hugh Cairns is sur Geon to Radcliffe infirmary Oxford and consulting Neury surgeon to London Hospital. He is 56, and was educated at Adelaide High school and Adelaide University and came to eng land As a Rhodes scholar. It was recalled that sir Hugh Cairns was one of five doctors who in 1932 performed an All Day Ope ration which became world famous when a tumor on the brain was removed and the sight of a patient restored. Or. Senanayake was in Australia last year As a Jubilee guest or. Senanayake i Over the horse s head and on to his own goes capt. T. W. Muir at the grand military Gold cup at Sandown Park England last week. He Rode Dunovi. Other riders who Don t seem to be worried at their col league s fall Are Lieut. Col. E. B. Studd on the Grey topped up and or. R. A. Keith on Skouras just jumping. . Man held by americans Melbourne sat us migration officials had held him on Honolulu for 13 Days without reason a top Taa technician said today. He is Herbert Maley 35, Deputy technical superintendent of Taa who was on his Way to attend an aviation con Ference in America. He said today the us migration service stopped him on his flight to the us and would not allow him to return to Australia until permission had come from Washington. He said he was the Only White Man held captive among the 70 other inmates and was not allowed to communicate with anybody outside. I have no idea Why 1 was held he said. Not communist i am not a communist i have my own poli tical beliefs which As a democratic citizen i am entitled to keep to my self. I know nobody in America outside the consolidated Vultee fac tory i visited in 1947 for Taa the Only Lime 1 have been in ame rica., the general manager of trans Australia air lines or. Lester brain i said he had full Confidence in the ability and integrity of or. Maley. Or. Maley was on his Way to san Diego Cali fornia As an accredited Taa representative to attend a conference of operators of con Vair and other consolidated Vul tee aircraft. He had an australian passport and a visa issued by the us consulate in Melbourne about a week before he left. Official s reply when he asked the us officials to Check on him in Melbourne one official said we can do that easily we have an efficient espionage service in Australia the us Consul in Melbourne or. Steb bin who issued or. Maley s visa said he could not understand Why he was held up. Or. Maley s exclusive Story Page 5. Sharp Rise in polio polio cases admitted to Northfield infectious diseases Hospital this week show a marked increase on last week there have been 19 de finite cases this week and six suspect cases including a woman 35, of Enfield. And a boy 6, of Adelaide who were admitted today. Last week there were nine definite cases. Still no visa for Oliphant Canberra sat Australia s leading nuclear scientist prof. Marcus Oliphant. Has had no further word from the us state department in answer to his application for a visa to attend a physics conference in ame Rica several months ago. Prof. Oliphant said to Day the state department had always denied it had refused to Issue him a visa. Inquiries Over several months had brought the same reply that the application was still under consideration he said

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