Adelaide Mail in Adelaide, South-Australia
22 Mar 1952

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22 Mar 1952

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Adelaide Mail (Newspaper) - March 22, 1952, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia it was cold in bathers but these girls could t have cared less at olympic Pool today. They had a great time cheering on team mates in the combined schools swimming carnival. From left they Are Julie Thomas of Woodlands girls school Rita Howell of St. Peter s girls school and Barbara fielder and Agnes Holland both of Brighton High. 14 killed in air crashes new York Fri fourteen men were killed in two plane crashes today. All the men were service men. Both crashes were in Texas. Ten Navy airmen died when a four engine Priva Teer bomber crashed and Sank in the Laguna Madre a stretch of water along the texan coast Cut off from the sea by the Long narrow padre Island. Divers have recovered three of the bodies. Recovering the others would be a big tedious Job they said. Jet bomber pour men were killed when an air Force Tornado Jet bomber crashed and exploded 22 Miles North West of Paducah. The Jet bomber crashed in wild country. Wreckage was strewn Over a wide area. The plane had just re fuelled at Reece an air base in North West Texas. Aap. Britain Egypt almost agreed Cairo sat Britain and Egypt have practically reached agreement on main issues according to a reliable egyptian source. The Cairo newspaper Al ashram quoting the source said agreement had practically been reached at secret Anglo egyptian meetings. The British ambassador sir Ralph Stevenson visited the egyptian prime minister Hii Aly Pasha to Day to discuss the Anglo egyptian problem. British official circles would not comment on the newspaper report. Al ashram said current contacts showed brighter prospects of Success than at any previous talks be cause some neutrals were participating with a View to preventing the possibility of failure. The British have inti mated their agreement to Egypt s demand for evacuation if Egypt takes part in the Middle East defence plans. So far As the Sudan is concerned both sides have agreed upon what May be considered a satisfactory solution Aap. Earlier references Page 42 family s licence to drive Brisbane sat 1 soon mothers and 1 children in Queensland will be Able to drive the family car on father s driving licence. ? these licences will i begin after the state government brings Down an amendment to ? the main roads act this session. The licence will be on the car and will Cost 7/6, As now. Those members of the i family who drive will of course have to have i certificates of compe ? Tency. Another amendment ? \ to the act will sim Slif y procedure for car owners by passing the collection of licence fees ? from the police to the main roads depart 1 ment cold Comfort Rome Fri a Florence Butcher s assistant Acci dentally Shu in a refrigerator All night was found in the morning half Frozen and drunk. By him were two empty wine bottles. Vic. Lottery move Melbourne sat a Strong Section of the victorian labor caucus favors asking the government to allow a state lottery to help hospitals. The Section led by or. Barry a former health minister consists of at least 14 of the 26 labor members in the legislative Assembly and legislative Council labor opposes the scheme for fees in Public wards to ease the plight of hospitals which Are faced with a �1,834,000 deficit this financial year. The Premier or. Mcdonald said recently the government would not allow a lottery. Or. Barry said Hospi tals Are in a desperate fix. If the Springs of Charity have dried up we had better go Flat out for a state lottery. Fees for Public patients would mean the reintroduction of the Means test. Abbr won t have a bar of it South african moves to oust Malan Cape town sat big meetings to be held throughout South Africa on monday will Call for the resignation of the Mcgaan government. This follows its refusal to accept the supreme court s decision invalidating part of the govern ment s racial segregation policy. The act invalidated was designed to place coloured voters on separate Electo ral Rolls As part of the apartheid separation of Blacks from Whites policy of the Malan government. The anti Malan gather Ings have been called by the United opposition party led by or. Jacobus Strauss and the Torch commando a powerful sex servicemen s organisation which plans to oust the government. In Durban 10,000 pamphlets were distributed by the Torch commando Call ing for a citizens meeting on monday night. The anti government afternoon newspaper the Star said or. Malan had said enough in parliament yesterday to arouse Strong suspicion that the govern ment was willing to Gamble away the Honor of South Africa and the integrity of its most fundamental democratic institution. Malan explains or. Malan last night explained the legislation he planned to overcome the supreme court s decision invalidating part of the government s racial Segre gation policy. Or. Malan said the legis lation would put the sovereignty of parliament beyond doubt and would protect the courts against the danger of being involved in constitutional issues of a political nature the proposed legislation would establish that the courts would not have the right to test the legality of acts of parliament. The legislation he said. Would be of retrospective effect to the Date of com ing into operation of the statute of Westminster on december 11. 1931. Pensioners get offers of Homes a Hahndorf woman rang the mail this week to say she and her husband would share their seven room Home with a pensioner couple. Other people have rung a pensioner league Secretary or. J. H. Millikan offering to Exchange Small Homes for larger ones in which pensioners were having trouble in meeting the rent. These offers followed last saturday s mail article revealing the difficulties pensioners were facing Over rising rents and Liv ing costs. The pensioners league is so concerned Over the problem it will hold a pub Lic meeting soon to arrange a deputation to the Premier or. Playford. ? touched by plight mrs. O. Faeh Rinanne who rang from Hahndorf said i was touched by the mail s account of the plight of pensioners. Our seven roomed Home is in the main Street of Hahndorf and buses from the City pass it at least twice a Day. We Wouita de glad to share it with a pensioner couple. We would not charge very much because we Are More interested in having someone for company. My husband is a Wood merchant so they would not have to pay for fire Wood or. Millikan said mrs. Faehrmann s offer is much adore cited. I can t help thinking there must be scores of people like or. And mrs. Faehrmann in the coun try and the suburbs who would be glad to get an elderly couple for companionship or. Millikan said his Telephone had been run Ning hot with inquiries following the article in last week s mail most of the inquiries had been from pensioners seeking assistance. Some had come from people wanting to Exchange a Small Home for a larger one occupied by a pensioner. Or. Millikan said arrangements for the Public meeting to discuss pensioners problems would be decided at a meeting of the league on monday. Port Adelaide methodist Mission superintendent the Rev. A. D. Mccrit Cheon said today the old age pension should be not less than �5 a week. Pension inadequate he added it is Piti Ful to see so Many old people particularly in Industrial areas Irvine to scrape along on their pre sent pension of �3 a week. Pensioners have become the new poor. In Winter time it is not unusual to find them huddled Over a stove burning old newspapers because they can t afford Wood. Their rents in Many cases Are being raised regardless of whether they can pay the increase. They Are living on starvation rations and Are wearing clothes that were threadbare years ago vehicle limits called unfair some of the proposed restrictions on vehicles longer Thon 24 it. Were unreasonable the a Road transport association Secretary or. D. Fallon said today. The parliamentary and bylaws committee of Ade Laide City Council has re commended that vehicles longer than 24 it. Be prohibited from turning right at All City intersections where there Are traffic lights. It has also recommended that vehicles longer than 30 it. Be prohibited from travelling in Rundle Street and parts of King William Street Hindley Street and Gawler place. Or. Fallon said prohibit ing vehicles longer than 24 it. From turning right at City intersections where there were traffic lights would be unreasonable. However when the re commendation which Cov ered All periods was read in conjunction with an other proposal to seek a loan to install More traffic lights it could be seen that the restriction of these vehicles would be widened. He said his association was opposed to the All Day restriction on vehicles longer than 30 it. In cer Tain streets. Hopes of firm Wool values Wool brokers expect Wool values at next week s sales to be close to those ruling last month. The february sales be Gan with a drop of about 15 per cent on the Janu Ary rates. Values re covered later and the sales finished in favor of the Sellers. The March sales will be held on tuesday. Wednesday and thursday. About 45,000 Bales will be offered. Most will come from the South East. Mount lofty ranges South and Eyre Peninsula. Typists in uniforms Sao Paulo Brazi Fri the chairman of the City Council ordered women stenographers today to Wear uniforms. He said their scandalously Low Cut gowns disturb the City fathers and actually hinder debates Aap. Join can ss5sj always rely on Craven a ? 1 ? 4-060-9 1 in thus Ltd Over 150 feints of htht16w Fot a uhf Rains in \ . Help food Sydney sat steady rain has been falling Over most vital food producing areas in new Bouth Wales food shortages in Sydney have almost certainly been avoided by the Rains this week. In Only a few Days in i new rain has greatly restored the stale s food production and potential. Butter production has More than trebled in some districts. Wheat lands have been put into perfect Condi-1 Tion for april sowing. Thousands of acres blackened during the summer Bushfire have been transformed into the beginnings of Rich feed country. Farmers said tonight their sheep would be showing the Benefit of newly grown food within a a fortnight. Wheat Belt Farmers Are working desperately to prepare their ground now in Good order for a bumper crop. Envoy delayed in indo China Saigon sat the australian charge d affaires to the associated states of View Nam Laos and Cambodia or. Rowland has been delayed in Bangkok for a further 24 hours by engine trouble to Lis plane. Aap Reuters

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