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Adelaide Mail (Newspaper) - March 29, 1952, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia Lastone stockings knee. 39/6 each thigh. 49/6 each rubber stores of . 47 Gawler place. 1s6 Rundle St. 26 Bank St. Why pay More Boston c1uarkttes Only 2/8 packet of 20 wholesale agents Cornell limited 122 Pirie St., Adelaide i5-hh9 split second photography caught these dramatic pictures at today s Gawler Rel Rodeo and Victoria Park races. Left rough rider m. A. Coysh was tossed into the air during the wild steer ride at Gawler. Above jockey d. Hecker landed on his hands As he fell from immediate in the Torrens steeplechase at Victoria Park. Hecker a taken to Royal Adelaide Hospital with concussion and an injured shoulder. Talks soon on new farm Aid plan australian wheat rowers federation officials will Confer with the Commonwealth government on Friday on the new farm Aid plan. Tom Stott my said in Adelaide tonight he had received a Telegram today from the Federal minister for agriculture or. Mcewen saying he would meet Asp officials in Mel Bourne on Friday to Dis cuss taxation problems and the wheat incentive plan. Or. Stott said the awl s annual conference in Mel Bourne on monday would formulate a plan to pre sent to or. Mcewen. The plan s basis will be the 10-Point wheat incentive plan or. Stott formulated and which was adopted by the a wheat and Wool growers association in Adelaide this week. The Federal govern ment s farm Aid plan announced last night by the prime minister or. Men Zies provides for special depreciation allowances on the building of accommodation for farm employees and for the Purchase of farm implements buildings for fodder conservation and irrigation materials new wheat payment Mea sures and a review of the method of assessing provisional tax. Or. Stott said the 20 per cent depreciation allow Ance on the Purchase of machinery buildings and irrigation materials would not offer very great prac tical Relief because it was almost impossible to buy australian made building materials galvanised Iron and water piping. 40 per cent ban the government had placed a 40 per cent ban on the importation of these materials. If the government were to allow this Concession however and Farmers could Purchase imported prefabricated Homes it would solve the Rural labor problem. This would provide the necessary labor accommodation which was one of the main reasons Why Farmers could not employ More labor today he said. Disappointed a president of the australian primary producers Union or. Guy wheal said tonight the Federal government would have to adopt a stronger policy on wheat production incentives before growers would make substantially in creased swings. He said the Union Felt disappointed the govern ment did not go further in its farm Aid plan. Or. Wheal urged tax concessions for secondary education fees in country areas Home lighting plants Domestic water sup plies and for other utilities. Federation Secretary or. Fire threat to towns Casterton and two nearby Border towns were menaced by Bushfire and other fires raged in several country districts of a before a Cool change brought Relief this afternoon. Ton population 2,500over the Border from mount Gambier Burnt on a 12 mile front and devastated 15,000 acres of grasslands near the Border. Casterton firefighters had a hard fight As the flames were fanned by a 60 . Wind. The fire came within three Miles of the township and four houses were in danger. Residents of Casterton prepared to evacuate but firemen had controlled the Blaze by this evening. The fire also threatened the towns of Heywood and Mya Mam 50 Miles South East of Casterton. In South Australia emergency firefighting ser vice teams were called out in several country districts. At Meadows the High wind revived a three Day old fire in smouldering Timber on the property of or. G l. Zerk. Of Prospect Hill. He received permission to Burn off earlier this week and on wednesday Burnt off 90 acres. Tree trunks apparently remained smouldering and then the wind increased causing them to flare up again. Meadows Volunteer fire fighting service was called and 20 men attended the outbreak. Another Small grass fire occurred at Clare. In the Mundall District 200 acres of Grassland were Burnt in a fire on the pro party of messes. L. And e. Scown and r. Knowling. Two homesteads were threatened a Quantity of fencing destroyed and Many sheep Burnt. Two alarms were sounded in Bordertown calling for volunteers and equipment to fight the fire which is now under control. A fire which Burnt out 1,200 acres of grass and Timber country at Koo Noona station South of Burra on thursday sprang up afresh yester Day destroying 1,700 More acres. Drop from 92.6 today was the fourth Day in the City Over 90 Deg. The maximum of 92.6 was recorded at 9.50 . When searing winds reached a velocity of 45 . At 11 ., the temperature was 91.6. By 3 o clock this after noon it had dropped to 75.1 and tonight it was round 63. The weather Bureau said this afternoon the main Cool change was not expected until Early Tomor Row morning. It would last for several Days the dust and wind marred the Early part of the picnic race meeting at Illunga and the Rel sports meeting at Chunga several boats were blown ashore in fierce northerly winds at port Lincoln. The Bushfire at Caster blizzard Snow sweep London London sat blizzards swept London this morning of the City s Freak Winter in Spring entered its second Day. Snow and knife edged winds whistled along streets half an Inch deep in slush. The maximum Day temperature yesterday was 37 Deg. It was the lowest in late March for 36 years. Shipping has been delayed All round Britain s coast. It provided a miserable setting for London s big Gest sports Day of the year the Oxford Cambridge boat race England ire land Rugby Union game Chelsea Arsenal soccer cup Semi final Flat racing it Kempton Park olympic stars in indoor athletics at Harrl Ngay and table Tennis championships at Empire Pool other european capitals reported Paris a chill mixture of rain and Snow slowed traffic. Stockholm sub Zero tempers Tures and siberian winds were _ recorded throughout Sweden. I Oslo cold pressure from Northern Russia was less ening. Vienna snowfalls continued in the Alps Over night and Snow Lay nearly 9 it. In the Tyrol. Aap. Roofs were White with Oak Bank fancy j destroyed i victorian jumper hush hush a prominent can ?. Dilate Tor the great Eastern steeplechase at ? Oak Bank fell in the Torrens steeplechase at Victoria Park this after 1 noon and had to be de stroked. \ he was favorite for to Day s race. His rider # f. Dummett escaped m ? jury. D Hecker rider of immediate who fell in the Steeple was taken to Royal Adelaide Hospital with concussion and an injured shoulder. Also taken to Hospital with concussion was jockey n. Powers whose mount. Go getter. Fell in the ton ens hurdle. Other sport highlights outsider step aside 25/1 won the Alister Clark stakes feature event at the Mooney Valley races. He beat flying Halo and Prince of fairies with the favo rite Grey boots in sixth place. ? before a crowd of 25,000, claim to be a world record Norman Vonnida with an aggie Gate of 281, won them Williams wine Golf tournament in Sydney from Ossic Pickworth 283 and Peter Thorn son 285

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