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Adelaide Mail (Newspaper) - May 10, 1952, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia Lasto Hiet stockings knee. 39/6 each thigh. 49/6 each rubber stores of . 47 Gawler place 1m Rondle St. 26 Bank 0t. Moi Arl ii cigarettes 3/2 packet of 20 wholesale agents Cornell limited 122 Pirie St., Adelaide general free soon prison Island drama t0ki0, Sot a dramatic message tonight from Brig. Gen. Francis t. Dodd held captive by North korean prisoners said he expected an Early release. A few hours earlier he had made requests to us eighth army commander Gen. Van Fleet not Toi use Force to liberate him from the Kobe Island com Pound where he is held. At the Panmunjom armistice talks com a Monist Gen. Nam ii accused i in of planning a massacre1 on Kobe against the prisoners holding Gen Dodd. He said this would not be tolerated. Gen. Van Fleet said to a night it is expected favourable arrangements will be concluded for the release of Gen. Dodd in a very Short time he quoted Gen. Dodd As saying the prisoners of War show honest intent and Are in new agreement on terms for his release from the prisoner of War Camp where North korean prisoners seized him last wednesday. Requests granted Gen. Van Fleet said seve ral requests from Gen.1 Dodd not to use Force until the views of the prisoners were determined had been granted he Haiti Maui tonal Security measures had been taken at Kobe Island and the communists had been told that they must hand Over Gen. Dodd unharmed. Gen. Van Fleet also said we have granted minor requests of the communists and have asked them for a statement of their de mands Gen. Dodd who commanded the prison Camp on Kobe Island just off Pusan was seized by prisoners while talking with them at an open Gate Way on wednesday. Little danger Over the Telephone link Between the prisoners and the authorities. Gen Dodd said today he was in Little danger. Army Cooks Are sending food into the com Pound for him. Gen Van Fleet has or dered an army investigation of the incident he said one thing he wanted to find out was Why the guards did not Rush in for Ven. Dodd was seized at the compound Gate areas 5�? say very wel1 talks korean truce the a situation of thecominunists1 own Crea of a Rideway is sche leave Tokio forthe United states on Mon in Kos Way to become North Atlantic treaty organisation commander in France. Aap. Scobie Brosley Dee victorian jockey won his second Goodwood Handicap when he landed Jamboree Winner of the 1 952 sprint at Morphet Tville today. 1 Beasley won the same race in 1946 on Royal Gem. Today 28,000 people saw him jump Jamboree smartly away from the Barrier and Trail Penny Dale into the straight. He raced to the front soon after and held off a late finish from broadside to win. Geraldton was third. Jamboree started at 13/2. Equal favourites at i 6/1, Royance and Bil Codi never looked like winning. 9 picture shows Jamboree just reaching the winning Post ahead of broadside no. 9gerald concent Retho ran third and our table fifth. Double Blank today s Fisher Handicap Winner and favorite for the Adelaide cup on wednesday gave a horse laugh when a mail photographer visited him at his stables at Glenelg yesterday. Grant Jesser 4, son of double Blank s Trainer g. R. Jesser is on his Back. Mail racing writer Trafalgar selects double Blank to win the cup. See Page 1 5. Tugwell Jun. Charged Victor Neil Tugwell 28-Yeor-old Langhorne Creek former reported missing with his father nearly a week ago was charged at Hoy new today with having assaulted his father. The father is Victor George Tugwell 63, Farmer of Langhorne the tug Wells failed to return Home last Sun Day night. The father s car was found abandoned half a mile from his Home causing police and Resi dents to make an intensive search. The pair turned up at boo Ligal. 50 Miles North of Hay travelling in the son s Utility. Hay police said today Tugwell Jun., would pro Bably be remanded to Adelaide after the arrival of Adelaide detectives making a 400-mile trip to Hay. The assault is alleged to have taken place in a township stirred the Little township of Langhorne s. Creek is still stirred by this week s happenings. The mystery began with the finding of the father s car with the dashboard broken half a mile from his Home on sunday. Fatties and son had met fit Strathalbyn on sunday and discussed a property settlement with a local Bank manager. Both men left the Bank manager about 1 pub. And walked off in different directions neither returned Home and it was later Learned that the father s car was seen abandoned near his Home within half an hour of leaving the Bank Mana Ger. The son and his Small Green Utility were reported to have been seen the Fol lowing Day leaving the Langhorne Creek township. Friends in search friends came from As far As Victor Harbor to join in the search the father s Neighbour or. Bill Penny used a 44 gallon drum of petrol and covered 900 Miles. On tuesday the Wel Lington punt towed a full Load of police and Resi dents cars participating in the search. Telephone exchanges at Langhorne. Creek and Bletchley ran hot with re ports of the men having been seen. By the fourth Day searchers had dragged streams and Wells checked car tracks and combed scrub from Murray Bridge to men Ingie. Then the search party was staggered to hear both men had passed through Renmark on tuesday night big Fortune May await Adelaide couple it uranium Field Shock Canberra sat the discovery that Australia s vital uranium deposits at rum Jungle near Darwin Are on privately owned land has shocked the Commonwealth government it faces huge claims for compensation from descendants of pioneers of the last Century. A Fortune is believed to be due to an Adelaide couple and claims Are expected from people in eng land and the United states. The likelihood of people All Over Australia search ing family histories for land Grants put of Darwin in the 1870 s is disturbing the government. Uranium is essential in the manufacture of atomic weapons and the rum Jungle deposits 60 Miles from Darwin show Promise of being the richest in the world. Like Romance the Story of rum Jungle reads like a Romance starting with a Lone pros Pector s discovery of the world coveted Ore in 1949. Now comes the revela Tion that All the uranium is on leases granted to pioneers by the South australian government 80 years ago. In the 1870 s the a government offered Grants ranging from 200 to 3,000 acres outside Darwin to anyone who would take up a town Block to encourage the settlement of Darwin. In the 1870 s the full rights to All minerals found on the land went. With the title. Still holds the government took Over control of the nor Thern territory 42 yearn ago. But Section 10 of the Northern territory acceptance act states All estates and interests held by any person from the state of South Australia within the Northern Terri tory at time of acceptance shall continue to be held from the Commonwealth on the same terms and conditions As they were held from the state this the Legal experts say clearly indicates that the Commonwealth must recognise rights of the Ori Ginal title holders or their heirs to the uranium at rum Jungle. Raft search abandoned Darwin Sot attempts to locate Darwin raft Man Jack Fairweather have been abandoned. A Raap Dakota which flew to timor yesterday kept a watch for the Rait but it was not sighted. Fair Weatter. Who left Darwin on a 6 it. By 4 it. Raft last week has now either reached his Destina Tion. Timor or is Drifting West into the Indian Ocean. But seamen Here believe it More like he has already been washed overboard by rough seas and drowned. When he was sighted by the Crew of a pearling lug Ger last week end. Pair weather was 130 Miles North West of Darwin. He was making an almost direct course for timor but the South East Trade winds have since veered and Are now blowing from East to West. Fairweather would also have struck Ocean currents knowing East to West at to knots daily. The Only land shown on the Best maps Are Cartier and Ashmore islands both uninhabited australian atolls about 500 Miles West of Bathurst Island and Cocos Island 1.500 Miles West. If Fairweather is still at on his raft he. Must have reached the end of his endurance \ the Sun has been very hot for the past week and seamen Here believed it would have been almost impossible for him to get any sleep on his raft. He tossed violently All Day and All night and unless he strapped himself on would soon sap hi8 Energy by the Effort required to retain his hold. Gracie can t go Tokio. Sat Gracie Fields has on a doctor s advice cancelled her pro posed visit to Korea. Aap

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