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Adelaide Mail (Newspaper) - March 22, 1952, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia big Issue settled at truce talks Tokio Sot Allied and communist truce negotiators virtually disposed of the ports of entry Issue today and showed new eagerness to Settle the prisoner Exchange problem. Communist staff officers turned Over to the United nations officers maps of five agreed upon ports of entry in North Korea out lining areas open to Neutral inspection during a truce. Through these ports must pass All supplies and troop replacements after a cease fire. In an adjoining Confer ence tent the deadlocked prisoner of War discus Sions adjourned after 55 minutes of discussion that according to a in staff officer disclosed ? each Side wanted Frank full and informal talks. ? each Side wanted the other to propose some thing More definite. ? the communists wanted both sides to exert every Effort to solve the deadlocked prisoner Issue. The negotiators Are stalemated by the communists insistence on compulsory repatriation of All War prisoners and the United nations refusal to Force prisoners to return to North Korea against their will. 4 planes lost the fifth air Force re ported today four of its planes were lost behind enemy lines during the week ended yesterday one of the lowest weekly losses yet reported. Imports protest Ottawa sat Canada s exporters to Day asked the Cana Dian government tit protest against import restrictions imposed by Australia and new zealand. In a letter to the Deputy minister of Trade or. W. P. Bul Canadian exporters association said the restrictions amounted to an embargo on Cana Dian goods and they were placing considerable hard ship on Canadian manufacturers. Or. Bull said Canada was seeking clarification of the intentions of Australia and new zealand on imports the letter signed by or. S. A. Mackay Smith of Ottawa vice president of the association said some Canadian manufacturers had been equipped to pro Duce goods strictly to australian and no design. Crib error new Crystie Ruce Springs a a i � schedules i rhsbi9rbbirw. S planned a tit � i specially by ? i ? i ? 4 flights daily to Melbourne i Between 6.45 . And 6.55 . Conned % i ing services to Hobart Launceston Ujj Burnie Devonport. I b luxurious Blu ribbon services Perth 3 % deports daily 2.00 ., an. 8.00 . 5 express Cannonball service direct 5 to Sydney connecting Brisbane de j ports daily at 7.00 . M a f flights weekly to Alice Springs. 3 flights weekly to Darwin g tuesday thursday and saturday. 3 n More and More people. I e t ? a a 5 Cantup Jiw 5 ? 142 North Terrace Adelaide i 5 Telephone la 488 1 3 k npi220i b ?vstru9 Imruck mite him network general warns on Russia Tokio sat the supreme in Comman Der Gen. Ridgway ? said today he had wanted to leave Japan at least a week before the peace treaty ratification but the menace of russian military Power was keeping him in Japan against his i will in the first special interview a supreme commander had Given japanese newspapermen in the 6j years of Allied occupation Gen. Ring Way told newspaper publishers the soviet Union had a Large military Force including More than 5,000 War planes and a submarine Fleet in areas facing Japan. It was always ready to take military action. A a Reuters. Grocers May Stop Home deliveries retail grocers throughout Australia May discontinue deliveries to householders unless prices authorities increase margins on Low profit lines. A retail grocers and storekeepers association Secretary or. A. E. Pascoe said today this would be discussed at the annual meeting of the federation of retail grocers associations in Melbourne next week. Or. Pascoe will be one of the a delegates to the conference. He said Low profit margins and rising costs were forcing grocers to consider stopping deliveries As a Means of reducing overhead expenses. Increase margins the alternative was for prices authorities to in crease margins. Or. Pascoe said the conference would also discuss shortages of White sugar canned fruits and other foodstuffs and would inquire into Means of obtaining improved sup plies. An Endeavor would be made to have sales tax abolished on everyday lines used by housewives. The conference would also discuss an approach to the Federal treasurer sir Arthur Fadden to abolish payroll tax. Or. Pascoe added. Delegates from All states will attend the conference which will open on Mon Day. Other a delegates will be messes. E. J. Redpath a president. C. Samuels a and Federal vice president and l. F. Woollacott. College fete raises �500 More than 600 people at tended a fete in the grounds of Aquinas univer sity College North Ade Laide this afternoon. The fete organised by the women s auxiliary of the College raised �500. It was opened by lady Napier. The archbishop of Adelaide or. Beovich at tended. Bund rages were gunman s downfall tragedy caught up with Dinky Devine Sydney sat throughout his life Blind unreasoning rage which flared up at the slightest provocation was the undoing of Dink Devine one of the most feared figures in Sydney s underworld who shot himself in a King s Cross Flat last saturday. His temper lost him two wives and a mistress it sent him to gaol and last week in the final and most violent outburst of All it tightened his Finger round the trigger of his automatic when he murdered his mis Tress for refusing to come Back to him. Then in an agony of re Morse or fear he turned the pistol and. According to the police shot himself twice in the head. His mistress attractive Divorcee mrs. Joyce Vining 35. Mother of two Young boys and Devine s 22 month old daughter died in St. Vincent s Hospital within an hour of the shooting. Dinky Ernest Edward Devine. 48. Gunman Safe Blower car thief and extortionist died in the same Hospital two Days later without regaining consciousness. In recent years Devine had kept out of trouble with the police but in the pre War years he was known As one of the Tough est characters in Sydney. Career of crime his career of crime opened when aged about 16. He was Given a six month suspended sentence for breaking into premises with intent to steal. He soon graduated to big Ger things 12 months gaol for being found with housebreaking implements in his Possession two years for burglary three months for carrying an unlicensed pistol. Working with a gang in 1 lie Early 1930 s he planned to Rob a Sydney suburban Bank but police got wind of the scheme and arrested him. Devine believed that Wil Liam Moxley. The Man who later was responsible for one of the most brutal double murders on record had tipped off the police. Although it was never proved against him. The underworld hummed with the Story that Devine in one of his Black rages shot Moxley through the head for revenge. Horrified nation Moxley recovered and later committed a crime which horrified All Australia. He waylaid a Youngen aged couple ravaged and murdered the girl before her Fiance s eyes then murdered the Fiance. Before he was hanged. Moxley pleaded that his actions were the result of the brain injuries he suffered when he was shot in the head. Despite his violent Dis position. Devine had a Way with women. He was about 20 when he first married. But his wife found it impossible to live with him and secured a divorce. ,.,. Later he remarried but he and his second wifi separated. About two years ago police allege he entered into a Defato Liaison with mrs. Vining which lasted until serious Domestic quarrels broke it up about two months ago. Mrs. Vining left him and went to live with her Mother and step father at the King s Cross Flat where she was murdered. On the night of the murder Devine entered the Flat and asked her to come Back to him. When she refused he Drew a .32 calibre Auto Matic and fired three shots at her in front of her horrified Mother Ana step father. Two of the bullets mis sed but the third struck her in the head. Devine according to police then held the Pis Tol to his own head and pulled the trigger. The Bullet go Roo Furrow along the i ? his head and he St. I an to a bed. Before he could in s armed he raised me. Q a tic to his head Ana fired again. The Oullet pred ugh his head Anc draped to j floor. ? children s future h the tragedy Vining and Dinky has cast a Shadow on three 1 other lives the two boys 1 aged 10 and 12 of mrs. Vining s former marriage and the 22-month-old baby girl mrs. Vining had borne to Devine. J a police officer said Thel children were in the Flat at the time of the shooting j but did not see the tra 1 Gedy. He said everything pos sible was being done to prevent that tragedy Over shadowing their lives and future happiness. Both the boys father and their grandmother mrs Vining s Mother j were determined the child Ren should be Given every possible Opportunity to grow up As Normal Happy children the police office said. The boys father a Waterside worker and a Fine Type of Man had had Access to them since the divorce and either he or their grandmother would take care of their future. Mrs. Vining s Mother would probably take Caie of the baby girl he said. Fol giving her Pony Marcus his feed of chaff was one of the things that Collene Schurgot 5, of Spring Bank left did t Overlook at the horse sin action carnival at Golden Grove show today. Helping her is twin sister Raelene who made sure Marcus did t eat too much. She kept a restraining hand on his bridle. Both girls have won 23 prizes with their ponies at various shows. Wife swindled j of thousands London sat a Canadian sentenced to three years imprisonment in London yesterday was stated in court to have swindled his do voted wife out of thousands of pounds. Herbert Samuel Gallag her 46, electrical Engineer was found guilty of obtain ing sums totalling �8,650. According to police his wife Edyth frideswide Gallagher had parted with. A Fortune of about �15,000 i and had now to work for her living. She had Only about �40 \ left in the Bank. It was disclosed that Gallagher had served six months for false pretences in Vancouver and a Short term for theft in British Columbia. Prosecuting counsel said i the woman met Gallagher five years ago and that 1 she came completely in j Der Gallagher s Domina a Tion. I he persuaded her that i he was a Man of sub Stan i tial Means seeking Toj Settle in England and by feb up a picture of owning Al factory and other property in Britain. J they came to England in 1948. She pawned jewellery to provide ready Cash and transferred Money to his account by Cheque. A Aap. I gamblers worried Sydney sat big Syd Ney Baccarat men and up bookmakers Are alarmed at possible government action to euro Mem. State Cabinet will soon consider recommendations to give police Power to Deal More effectively with Baccarat and betting the new chief Secre tary or. Evatt has a re port on Baccarat and bet Ting from police commissioner Scott. He has recommended that Cabinet Amend the gaming and betting act

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