Brisbane Courier in Brisbane, Queensland
7 Sep 1953

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7 Sep 1953

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Brisbane Courier (Newspaper) - September 7, 1953, Brisbane, Queensland National Library of Australia the optical House of ? Chas. Sankey Fraser ? 1 optomktiu8ts e. W. Crosier fellow of the British optical Assoc honours. T. W. Rofe diploma of the worshipful com Pany of spectacle makers London. D. R. Row fellow of the British optical Assoc. R. C. Brier fellow of the Institute of optometrists q old by exam. ? 246 Queen St. ? Trieste dispute causes concerto West Tito gives internationalise plan in fiery speech Italy moves troops ? onion sep 6 Aap Marshall Tito said to Day that the yugoslav people were pre pared to fight for every Inch of their land. Speaking on the Trieste Issue he la tic 200,000 former partisans at of Kroglick near the italian Frontier. The continued dispute Between Italy and Yugoslavia Over Trieste is causing worry among West european Powers. In some quarters if is believed to be weakening the Southern flank of the Western Nunn in ii Reno envoys of the United states Britain and France yesterday saw the yugoslav foreign Secretary Koca Popovic in to discuss the later develop ments. The meeting was held at Popovic s request. He was due to leave to Day for America to Lead Yugoslavia s delegation at the coming session of the United nations general Assembly. Police Alert English and american Garrison forces and police in Trieste were alerted As a precaution against any Inci dents while marshal Tito addressed his former parti sans. In the Anglo american zone of Trieste All leave was stopped for 8000 British and american troops. A British led police Force patrolled the City in Antici pation of local rioting in reaction to Tito s speech. Along the italian Yugo slav Frontier running North from Trieste italian tank reinforcements and other troops stood by. Ila i i warships Hui vied from ? Southern bases to Anchor in Venice Harbour the nearest italian port to Trieste. In Rome Premier Pella mobilised top officials of the italian foreign office to study with him transcript 1 tons from the broadcast of Tito s speech. Tito s claim in a fiery speech marshal j Tito said that Trieste i should be an International free City with the Hinter land incorporated into Yugoslavia. The latest italian Campaign against Yugoslavia shows our Neighbours have forgotten what they did during their occupation of yugoslav territory during the last War he said. Italian imperialists have always been coming to yugoslav areas Asplun deters and oppressors and to Day they should be ashamed of recalling these events be careful Tito said the West should be careful to refrain from doing anything which might bring them the hatred of the whole people who had made sacrifices during the War. And were still making them. Italy did not seem to be new socialist Yugoslavia had been created. In which the yugoslav people had won their Freedom and were prepared to fight for every Inch of their lard. We propose that Italy should cease Here military demonstrations and with draw her divisions from the Frontier so we might be Able to Start talks again at a round table conference t in Caia ? in Kome italian political quarters promptly rejected Rito s proposal. One commentator said if Tito s proposal Means what it says it cannot even form a basis for discussion. Trieste City is overwhelmingly italian so is most of the hinterland British View the British foreign office declined to comment on Tito s proposal to inter nationalise Trieste. Unofficial quarters in Lon Don thought his proposal was unlikely to be accept Able to the italian govern ment therefore could hardly form a basis for discussions Between Belgrade and Rome. The British government favours solution of the Trieste problem by direct negotiations Between Italy and Yugoslavia. This Jet age 1900 Miles three hours Newyork 6 Aap major will Liam Whisner a United san inc air Force Ace. Won the 1900-mile Bendix trophy race in record time yesterday. Major Whisner. 29, flew his f 86 Sabre Jet from maroc Field California to Dayton in three hours 5t mins 45 seconds at an average Speed of 603.54 Miles an hour. The old record of three hours 27 minutes was set in 1951 by capt. James Carson. Major Whisner beat major Edward Johnston by Only 4.8 seconds. A 10 air Force planes entered in the race eclipsed the old record. Whisner destroyed 24 enemy planes in the second world War and the korean War. Across Atlantic in nine hours Tampa Florida sep Tom bar i Aap an american b-47 Strat Jet bomber flew from England to Florida yesterday in nine hours and seven minutes smashing a trans Atlantic record less than 21 hours old. It was strictly a routine fluff it said lieutenant Cal incl Benjamin Klose after Landing his six in fined bomber at an air Force base Here. His time was six minutes faster for the 4450-mile trip from Fairford eng land than was clocked yesterday by colonel Michael Mccoy. Colonel Mccoy had beaten the previous Mark set by colonel Elliott Van Devanter by 40 minutes. Quakes hit greek canal Athens september of Aap a severe Earrk quake yesterday Shook a Gostoli. The ruined chief town of the devastated ionian Island of Cepho Lonio. Severe Earth tremors caused masses of Earth to slide into the Corinth canal which links the Gulf of Corinth with the Gulf giving Access to the Aegean sea. An italian Steamer pass ing through the canal was undamaged. At least seven people were injured and Many houses damaged by the tremors. Lent Carrier new York september 6 Aap the United states yesterday Lent the 14.000 ton aircraft Carrier Belleau Wood to France for service in the indo China War. Rear Admiral Andrew Rubolin French naval at tache re commiss oried the vessel the Bois Bellau at the . Navy dockyard in ban Francisco. Driver s Rescue Melbourne by Tele Printer a taxi Driver boing through Carlton at 1 am yesterday stopped his car broke up a Footpath Brawl and took a Man with a Stab wound in the Chest to Hospital. 66m Biar Ehy Neetles More than the Riela pm i by Melbourne by Tel Printer no monarchy could last 10 minutes if it rested Only on the Rich the prime min Ter or. Menzies said yesterday. Or. Menzies was speaking on the Coronation. At a methodist Church function in Melbourne. What does it matter hat a poor sprig of the nobility is doing in a Continental resort or whether some film Star will honour him in marriage or. Menzies asked. How puerile this isl but i must admit that i was intensely moved to look Down the miserable streets of Industrial London and see the Little bits of Bunting and the Little Coronation parties held on dirty foot paths he added. Brigade s tour thought fire false alarm j Alby by Telegram Dalby firemen received a Telephone fire Call Early yesterday but without location and after visiting the main parts of the town they returned to the station. Men were about to go Home when another Mes Sage said the fire was at the racecourse about a mile from the town. The brigade set out again arriving about a Quarter of an hour later than would have been the Case had the first message Given the Loca Tion chief officer w. J. Murphy said. The fire destroyed the Secretary s office com Mittee room jockeys room and Shower room. The racecourse trus tees chairman or. J. H. Maibusch said dam age was about �1600. Dalby Benefit race club which conducted a meeting on the course on saturday lost racing equipment Worth nearly �200. Loud speaker equip ment owned by 4gr, Toowoomba also was destroyed. West germans go to elections Donn september 6 Aap West germans went to the polls to Day to elect a government for the second time since the Post War Federal Republic was set up four years ago. The 7u, polling Booths opened at 7 am and about 85 per cent of and 33 million West Ger mans entitled to vote were expected to vote before Clos ing time at 5 pm 3 am Brisbane monday. The West germans can choose Between 14 parties but the real contest is be tween the Christian democrats led by 77-year-old or. Konrad Adenauer and the social democrats under Erich Mollenhauer. Counting will begin immediately the polling stations close and by Dawn to-mor-1 Row Adenauer will know whether West germans have re elected his coalition government or chosen the social democrats. Unification of Germany is one of the main issues of the election. Adenauer s c h r is t i a n democrats claim close association with the Western Powers is the safest Way to gain unification. The social democrats on the other hand declare this would be an obstacle be cause any ties with the West would make it hard to get the russians to concede free All German elections. Bedside visit by or. Robert imms of Hobart to his wife Miriam convalescing yesterday in Yeepoon hos Pital after the Ketch in which they and four men were sailing to Papua had been wrecked 50 Miles North of Yeepoon in a cyclonic storm on aug ust 28. Their vessel the methodist overseas Mission Ketch. Auroro was dashed to. Pieces on a Rocky Headland. They lived for six Days with Little food and shelter before being res cued. Mrs. Imms expects to leave. The Hospital to Morrow. President talks with mr., Dulles meet to scan . Policy Hentek september 6 Aap president Eisenhower and the Secretary of state or. Ionic roster i Jurics to Day will review United states foreign policy. According to informed sources quoted by american associated press they will pay special attention to indo China and the Par East. These sources said there was no connection Between to Day s conference and the reaction overseas to some of or. Dulles recent comments on foreign issues. But they conceded that this might be discussed. Under fire or. Dulles has come under fire in West Germany for his comments on the elections in Italy for his re Marks on Trieste and in India for his views on Indian participation in the Post armistice political con Ference on Korea. Or. James c. Dunn. United states ambassador to Spain told president Eisenhower yesterday that american negotiations for air bases in Spain were proceeding satisfactorily and that an agreement should be reached soon. Patrol s find Early this morning a night watchman found a window broken at the premises of c h. Fulcher and co pay Ltd Boot and so i be Majiu actor ers in Nile Street Wool Loon Gabba. I detectives investigated but nothing was missing. Fishermen saved after 3 Days Cydney by Tel Printer four Sydney families spent yesterday at times saying prayers of thanks and at others quietly Cele Brating the return of four of their menfolk from the dead. The four men who had sailed out of botany Bay South of Sydney on wednesday morning on a four hour fishing trip and had then mysteriously disappeared in a Strong blow were rescued Well out to sea late on saturday night Al most 90 hours later. Earlier on saturday they had been officially Given up As lost by All except their families who were clinging to a slender Hope that the men had been wrecked and had got ashore in some practically inaccessible spot. Midnight Rescue their dramatic Rescue Ivas made by the dutch freighter tji badak steam ing from Sydney to Ade Laide. Just before Midnight the re Ibadan was 13 Miles off Cape Banks the Northern head of botany Bay when the men were seen in their launch Drifting helplessly. They were immediately taken on Board the freighter which a few minutes later radioed the news of their Rescue to the Commonwealth Marine Branch in Sydney., the rescued men Are Ernest Foster 60, and George Smith both of Tempe Roy Hartley 25, and Frank Munsie both of Merrickville. All Are reported Well. The tji badak could not put Back to Sydney and is taking them on to Adelaide where the ship is due to Morrow. Car train hit 2 Hurt of a births were Hurt when their car rolled Over in Melbourne Street South Brisbane after a collision with a Tram at 8. 1 5 last night. The car struck the front of the Tram bounced off and overturned. Police were told the Tram was travelling in bound and the car was crossing Mel Bourne Street along Meri Vale Street. Injured were Frederick Reed 17. Of Cutbush Road Everton Park laceration to the right Eye and Donald Poultney 17, of Barrington Street Alderley lacerated Elbow. An ambulance took them to the general Hospital. The car was badly dam aged. Dead7 husband sends letter Toulouse september i Aap Madeleine Perre 35, has cancelled her third marriage after receiving a letter irom Ner dead first husband from Russia. Nothing had been heard of him since he was taken prisoner by the germans in 1939. He was declared dead in 1946 and she married again. After her second husband was killed in an Accident she became engaged to a third Man. Wmma Emmr freighter hit Rock Crew members Sav two pumps were at Howard Smith wharf at 9.15 am yesterday to assist the 1000 ton freighter Caledon which arrived with water washing Over the lower after deck. Crew members Saia sue was taking up to four inches of water an hour in no. 3 cargo hold after having struck a sub merged Rock off Lennox head Northern new South Wales about 9 am on saturday. Caledon carrying 1000 tons of steel and general cargo from Sydney to Rockhampton. Was i 1 Vertex to Brisbane and = made the 150-mile trip i up the coast with her i pump at work. I 10ft in hold i at the wharf the assist = ing pumps began shoot 1 ing thousands of Gallons i of water an hour out of the ship. At 10.30 am the = water was 10ft deep in i no. 3 hold. By 4 pm this i had been pumped Down i to 4ft and by 8 pm the i hold had been pumped i Lear. A Cement Patch was i applied and the pumps i continued working. J water siders were trans f erred from the overseas 1 freighter King David at i Brett s wharf Hamilton. \ to begin unloading the i ship s partly saturated j cargo. L Brisbane diver Neil j Todkill inspected the i damage. He found that i the starboard Bilge keel i had been torn. I four rivets had been i sheared off. Leaving one j Inch holes and the plate i Landing was sprung. I shuddered i i Crew members said it i was thought at first that i i a whale had struck the i i ship but yesterday pieces j of Rock were found still i clinging to the Side from i i the Force of the blow. I Crew said the ship i i shuddered heavily after i striking the Rock in a i dead Calm sea. I Caledon s master Cap j Tain j. Nelson would i make no statement on i i the incident yesterday. I i the ship will move into \ i South Brisbane dry Dock i later this week i although the Caledon ? was damaged off the i new coast it is under i stood that any inquiry i into the incident will be i held in Brisbane. I she has been on the j coastal run to Rock amp i ton for at least 10 years s she was built in 1927, and is owned by australian i steamships pay Ltd. I managing agents Are i Howard Smith Ltd. % Lennox head is about i four Miles North of the i Richmond River Mouth 1 with four feet of water still in the hold workmen shift steel cargo to enable a pump line to be lowered deeper into the freighter Caledon which berthed in Brisbane yester Day taking in water. Dotted line shows the depth of water in the hold when the Caledon berthed after having according to Crew members struck n Rock. Ball prize a Winner it has been a winning week end for bookmaker Jack stringfellow of Wake Field Street. Sandate. Tie was one of seven win ners who each received �272/11/11 in last week s find the Ball Competition. It will be a Nice gift for father s Day said . Stringfellow. They have a six year old son Alan. Last week s total prize Money was �1908/3/5. The current beneficiary in find the Ball is the University colleges joint a peal. To Day s picture p. 8 Duke s plane London. September e special the Duke of Edinburgh has ordered a �40.000 four engined plane the Heron from the de Havilland company. Seating 14 to 17 passengers it is said to be the safest in the world. It is Bel eved the Duke will use it to cover Royal engagements in Britain ship theft Melbourne by Tele Printer detectives boarded the liner Strath More when she berthed in Melbourne yesterday to investigate the theft of a Dia mond ring Worth �200 and a jewelled neck band Worth �40 from a passenger s Cabin. Cyclist Hurt Toowoomba by Tele Printer a cyclist Barry Wuth 14, of Herries Street was dragged 30 feet jammed beneath a roadster near Toowoomba ambulance Centre. His right leg was badly fractured. Coolina Breeze a sea Breeze kept the temperature Down in Brisbane yesterday. Maximum was 75.5 degrees at 12.15 pm slightly above Normal. Inland areas reported temperatures of 90 and 91 de Grees. Canada to test soon Ottawa september 6 Aap regular tests Are expected to Start Early next Vear at Canada new x. I our Usu guided missile Range in North Western Alberta Canadian press reports. More than 1000 men have been Rushing construction in a race to get the major portion of the work finished before Winter. The 4000-Square-mile project is regarded by the Canadian air Force and defence research Board As highly secret and few details have been divulged. Air to air guided missiles will be tested the first time by a Jet fighter. Loses honeymoon Cash at zoo Cydney by Tel Printer a queenslander who was carrying his a flt it of a hit Nam to Nikita of the warm Day lost All his honeymoon Money �78 at Laronga pork. He is John Gerald Ashurst of Preston near Toowoomba. He and his wife Are honeymooning in Syd Ney. They went to Laronga Park yesterday and Ashurst a not notice the loss of his Wallet until he returned by ferry to circular Quay. He told police he had been carrying his coat while walking round the zoo and the Wallet probably dropped from his inside pocket. Angler slips off wreck drowned an Angler was drowned on saturday night while fishing from a wrecked a Elk at combo Yuro Point Moreton Island. His body was found at 11.30 am yesterday at Yel Low Patch seven Miles from combo Yuro. On the Northern Shore of the Island. He was James George Morris 40, single of Pat Rick s estate. Gravely. Grabbed Collar Morris was fishing on saturday night from the Stern of one of three wrecked hulks at combo Yuro with Thomas Barlow 37, of Albion Road. Wind Sor. Barlow told police that at 9.15 pm Morris slipped and fell in As he cast his line out. He splashed around in a Circle and i managed to lean Down and grab his col Lar Barlow said. His Collar slipped through my fingers and i jumped in to give him a hand. He grabbed hold of my legs while i held on to the Stern of the wreck. But he lust slipped away from me All night search Barlow alerted 30 other fishermen of the Ipswich Road depot Tramway pish ing club who were fishing in the area. Using flashlights and Lan terns the men searched All night along the beaches for Morris. A main roads depart ment worker discovered the body and brought it Back to combo Firo in a truck. Water police brought the body to Brisbane. Morris was not a member of the fishing club but had travelled with club members As a guest. Sora act returns Rome september 6 Aap Queen Soraya of Persia left by air Early to Day for Teheran to join Hei husband the Shah. She had remained in Rome when he flew Back to Teheran three weeks ago after general Zahedi s coup which overthrew or. Mohammed mossaded As pre Mier. Thanks for Aid p. 4. Calmed fears London september 6 special people tested by a London Hospital Are said to have lost nervousness in a dental chair after taking two capsules of an american sleeping drug called oblivion Korea reds return 25 . Flyers torture to confess germ War p an Mun Jon september 6 Aap Twenty five United states fliers returned by the communists Here yesterday said they had been forced by menial Ana any Sinai torture to sign germ warfare confessions two air Force colonels said they broke under communist pressure two weeks after the korean armistice and signed Confes Sions. I they were colonel Walker Mahurin 34, one of the leading american aces of world War ii i and colonel Andrew Evans j 34, Deputy commander of the 58th fighter bomber Wing fifth air Force. Colonel Mahurin who shot Down 22 enemy planes in world War ii was credited with destroying 31 Mig s before his Sabre Jet was shot Down Over Korea. Talking to correspondents at pan Mun Jon he said he and colonel Evans were ordered to sit at rigid at Tention for Many Days death threat they threatened us with death he said. They took away my shoes and made me sit on a Stool with my feet under me. My feet froze. I tried suicide by slashing my wrists. But they caught me and gave me medical attention another flier lieutenant Richard Voss 24, said he signed a confession Only after the communists Al Lowed maggots to crawl under the bandages on his wounds. Hour on hour lieutenant George Brooks a 27-year-old fighter bomber Pilot wrung his hands nervously As he described the communist technique of germ War interrogation. Did you Ever have some one sit there Day after Day hour after hour grinding it out he said. Once he was placed in a Hole for two weeks with another american. Later he was taken out and after he signed a confession which had been drawn up for him he was kept in a. Room Only three paces across warn on missing pow Page 5 Bert Hinkler s Mother Dies Bundaberg by Tele Printer . Frances m. Hinkler of North Bunda Berk Mother of the late Squadron Leader Bert hink Ler died on saturday night. Mrs. Hinkler who had been ill for three Days celebrated her 87th birthday last week. She was to have been presented to the Queen on her visit to Bundaberg next March. She was a native of gym pie and had lived at North Bundaberg for 63 years. Encouraged flyer . Hinkler gave every encouragement to her son Bert when he constructed a glider which he flew at the Beach near Bundaberg 45 years ago. Bert was killed in a crash in the italian Alps in 1933 while on a flight to Australia. Baby Hippo new York september 6 Aap Rosie the Hippopotamus last night became the Mother of a 901b son and new York zoo officials had to work quickly to get the Chubby infant away from her before she could kill it. Rosie trampled her first infant to death some years ago and starved the second so her keeper took no chances to Day. Stamps for tour London september 6 Aap the Queen s Commonwealth tour will be marked by special issues of Stamps in several dominions and colonies. Three Stamps to be issued in Australia 3id, 7jd, and 2/ Are expected to be Simi Lar in design to those for the 1952 visit which were not issued when the tour was cancelled. �950 stolen Melbourne by Tele Printer Gregory Marazita lost �150 and his son prank �800 in Cash when thieves broke into their Neighbour ing houses in West Bruns Wick Melbourne on Satur Day night. \ a do 3 my Digger plan ended open ballot for land j Fly our political reporter state Cabinet has decided to throw open 87 land blocks in the Wandean tearoom District Tor open ballot. This Means the virtual abandonment of the wan Ioan tearoom War service land settlement scheme. The lands minister or. Foley said last night that 2x-Servlcemen would have to compete for the blocks on Squal terms with civilians. Applications for the blocks Ivsich were about 1300 acres Jach. Would be called soon. Lack of funds the area is about 250 Miles North West of Bris Bane via Miles. Headwaters of the Dawson River Are in the 70-mile Belt which forms the settlement. Or. Foley said that Cabi net had previously decided to halt War service land settlement because the Commonwealth had rejected Queensland s proposal to be come an agent state under the Soldier settlement scheme. It was impossible for Queensland to continue financing Soldier settlement from its own funds the 87 blocks would be selected under group prove a Sions of the land acts. These required much higher finance and other stipulations than the War service scheme. Plan criticised since the Wandean tearoom scheme was launched in 1951, 37 exster vice men have been settled there. Most Are Dairying. The proposal was for 100 farms in the first stage of the scheme and 300 eventually. ? resumption of land for the scheme was criticised by established settlers in the Wandean tearoom District. The land had been used previously for beef cattle Breed ing and fattening. Advertisers announcements Losk foil the word 1 be word old i i 0 k m m b Lumi on the Label is your \ \ \ w a jew w i Fly Legal guarantee of a a jew full ageing in Oak a we styx i 1 11 vision it can Only be labelled old if it has matured at least 5 years before bottling nearly three times the age at which Many whiskies Are sold. Remember without age a whisky cannot be Mellow. Corio special old whisky possesses All the outstanding Virtues that can possibly be brought about by the skilful blending of old whiskies. Insist on the whisky of outstanding Merit Gorio special Ofca whisky _ c44/i6 Gatton alone our researches Indi Cate tried some Thinn new ? there instead of the Placid gift traffic in Knick Knacks and fancy Haberdashery for father s Day Gatton kids challenged fathers to a big District marbles championship yesterday silenced the when1 was a boy line of talk by beating pm hollow. Notable exception Gatton garage Man Jack Fitzpatrick who to roars of popular acclaim won the title. A after trudging Dick and Man handling cargo weary troops at Bowen went to the Camp movie saturday night to Lor gel ships groaned when the feature flax had on the screen. Lit title luxury liner. A t foreign travel 1 is a Field that s honeycombed with traps and Pitfalls for the unwary and As evidence of this we give you to Day the sad Case of an englishman Robert Dyer who s third off ppr of the Mph borne Star. He was Down in Mel Bourne we hear lost his Way in the Early hours wandered the streets looking for his ship was stopped by a policeman. What s your name asked the Law. Bob Dyer said Dyer innocently. Next thing he says the policeman became very irritable indeed took him to the station accused him of being a smart Guy showed him a Row of cells asked him to pick a Box Wise acre. Took hours to Iron the thing out Dyer says. It s worse than the Melbourne cup sweeps everywhere on the real cd Marathon. Sporting car club Headquarters people Tell us Sydney s gone sweep crazy. The club s phones have been ringing there for Days mostly Calls from smooth characters trying to get authoritative advice on leading Drivers chances. Casualty our Oldfriend . Paster Nak dropped in on her Way to the chemist last night. Is nearly the death of Oscar this father s Day she said tentatively. In the morning is calling first the thin miss Rostov with the bowl of Szekely rules for gift. He eats this with politeness. Then is com ing . Rosenheim with paprika schnitzel. So again he is eating. Then . Schaffhausen with strudel . To Dzinsky with Duck Brau Schweiger. Oscar will not give insult to is eating All and is breath ing hard. Then comes . Tut Lingen with bowl of Bortsch. This he eats like the hero. Since then he moans but Speaks not sad. I ? i ?

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