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Broken Hill Barrier Daily Truth (Newspaper) - June 3, 1944, Broken Hill, New South Wales Grave Industrial trouble 12 mines Idle and port of Sydney at standstill Sydney Juno 2. A the gravest Industrial situation in austra Lia probably since the outbreak of the War in the Pacific faced the Federal government today. The developments were twelve mines Idle resulting in tie loss of 45.600 tons of Coal one of the heaviest production losses this year. Sydney wharf labourers defied a direction of their Union executives and the acting prime minister. Or. Horde to re turn to work this morning and extended their strike to other overseas ships of High priority. More australian and United states sol Diers were Cal cd in to unload Idle ships. There was an acute danger of thou Sands of pounds Worth of urgently needed food rotting unless the rate of unloading was stepped up. The Extension of the shipping strike today meant that except for a few ships by ing worked by servicemen the port of Sydney was practically paralysed. However Union officials announced late tonight Thot the waterfront strike had icon settled and All members were advised to return to work tomorrow morning with the urst Call. This development followed a compulsory conference. There is to be a mass meeting of Waterside workers on sunday morning. On the mining front 12 pits came out As u protest against the butter Rution Cut meanwhile on the Western Field there were further threats today that unless the situation is adjusted it will be impossible to guarantee that any of the mines will continue to work. The acting prime minister or. Horde. Promised the Northern miners president. Or. Crock Over the Telephone tonight that the government would do every thing it could to restore the Butler ration to 8 ounces u week As soon As pos sible. The country party Leader or. Fad then. Mild today that every Folrn dude australian must regard with contempt a government that required Stiv iffy it do the work of strikers As we i i right for their country. It was a Gro. ? n. To the australian flailing hum and to Allied servicemen that thu a a in old be required to do work in Tho wharves be cause the Federal government was too spineless to compel wharf men to do Vitul work. Miners want exemption from butter Cut Sydney nine 2. A an urgent request to the acting prime minister. Or. Horde. Iuis been made by the Central executive of the miners federation for reconsideration of the decision of reducing butter rationing to mine workers from 8 ounces to 6 ounces. The executive pointed out that it accepted and had advised the men to accept the previous reduction of butter supplies to a ration of 8 ounces because it was convinced that mine workers should share what Ever butter and other foods were Avail Able to the. General. Public. ,?jnu4d out at that time however that the but ter ration would act detrimentally to mine workers because of the fact that there were no canteens in the mines similar to those which exist in Many factories where employees can occur a Cut lunches and other foods for lunch the executive stated. No further cuts in food supplies Sydney june 2.�? it was most us Likely that any further cuts would have to be made in civilian food supplies in the very near future to meet Australia s War time food commitments the Federal minister for agriculture or. Scully said tonight describing As alarmist the statement yesterday by thu australian country party Leader or. Fadden of Fudd production. Victorian train restrictions to continue a Melbourne june 2.�? As tie Coal Posi tion is More serious than during Tho Yal Lourn fires last february any review of railway restrictions is unlikely in the next three or four weeks even if pro Mises of More Coal from . Were jul filled. Commissioners said today that they welcomed the statement that the additional quota of Coal promised would be permanent. Coal reserves had dropped alarmingly and had to be built up before l additional supplies could be put into con sumption. Injunction against x Don Nicol Melbourne. June 2. A j. C. Williamson had. Took out a supreme court writ to Day. Is a Toig an injunction to restrain Don Nicol.\cuinedian. From taking part / in theatrical or musical performances without its consent. The company claims that Sijder an agreement it has a exclusive i Golf to the services of Nicol during its currency. T Nicol. On May 30, took part to performance at the port Melbourne town Hall and on june 1 in a performance at the new theatre. Nicol had also threatened and intended to take part in him car performances without the con. Int of tin company. It was alleged overloading of Sydney trams 1 a Viii v. Hint 2.�? tie running stall of a sir ii v a Willis rear a Complete Delsor imn Omilion of Tram raffle it bad weather omit Lues. L hey say urgently needed re pairs to lines. Arc being held up Lulu. I i was stated today that due to War / Lime overloading on trams 350 or 1.400 Grams 1,1 Rudnev me Dally under repair. I funeral of heroic woman a Ndon. I Iii format ton of . Tiliva rift dipped 111 Salute at tie. Funeral isl Dowie Essex today of mrs. Eliza i tii Ever let. Who lost her life when an x i Losion occurred As she was trying to Rescue airmen from the blazing wreckage v ii Lane that had crashed in a Meadow she was milking a cow. ? . Airmen walked Wiki Vil Lus through Waist High grass to the a Hough mrs. Everitt s relatives have grassed by . Airmen to let them Beu pre h four old Sotl of i u an orphan they have re 1 Nim d tie Oifer. But the mayor of Saffron or , has launched an Appeal for it for an Elizabeth Ever let memorial is affirm. Valden Public Hospital. Local publication of isolationist paper refused Melbourne june 2.�? the publication of a tabloid edition of isolationist col Onel r. R. Mccormick s Chicago tri Bune in Australia for circulation amongst american forces in the South West Pacific has been refused. No Rea son was Given Tor the rejection. This was announced today by the customs minister senator Keane no controls newsprint quotas. According to reports agents for Mccormick have been in Australia for some time and have approached Many journalists for positions on the paper. It is said that fabulous salaries were offered As an inducement to change Over from australian papers. Violent sabotage in Norway Stockholm june l. A German efforts to mobilise norwegian youths for military service have produced a wave of Sabot age and acts of violence throughout Norway. Six or eight enlistment offices have been raided by norwegian patriots and records containing names of norwegian youths have been destroyed. A typical raid was one made on offices at Rall Ngen last week when masked men held up officials and carried off the conscription Register. Dis Atis led with the handling of the mobilisation by Quisling officials the germans themselves took charge of the last Friday and they have since then carried out extensive raids. In Al. Parts of Norway Young men have gone into hiding in caves forests ill ii ords. To prevent further escape. J to Sweden the germans have doubled the strength of Mieir Frontier guards lick cd Bridges and mined roads. Similar precautions have been taken to prevent norwegians from returning to Norway to engage in sabotage such As that which occurred last week at per Kude Ltd s. Electrical goods factory and j at the Arendal smelting works at Edc i Haven. Heavy explosions and extensive i Flics occurred. 1 there is evidence that the germans Ore introducing into Norway a system i of counter sabotage such As Urey have i already Practised in Denmark. I danish pastor sentenced to death Stockholm. June 1.�? tie death sen tence imposed upon the danish pastor. Tage Severinsen in the diocese of Viborg Denmark is believed to be a reprisal forthe last letter circulated by the Dan ish Bishops. This letter condemned the lawlessness introduced by German agents in Den Mark. Pastor Severinsen represents a Section in the danish Church called the move ment of the tide which has shown an uncompromising Trout to the Nasis. Since january he has been held at a concentration Camp on an unproved charge of having sheltered a parachutist. He is the first scandinavian Clergyman to be sentenced to death by the nazis six other Danes have also been sentenced to death with him. ? men in nazi uniforms not noticed London. June 1. A two youths wearing tie German Grey air Force uniform mingled with Holiday makers at Whitley Bay Northumberland for nearly an hour and a half without being questioned. As they walked along the promenade same people turned to look twice at an unfamiliar uniform but no one stopped them until six British aircraft Man recognised the uniform and handed the youths Over to the military police. But the germans actually were members of Pic Raf tent out officially to test mass observation and reactions of the Public. As a safeguard a police a Cort followed them at a discreet Dis to Nee. Troop train inquest Adelaide. June 2.�? a Porter a train controller and two guards concerned in the troop train collision at Copley on May 11 refused to answer questions asked by inspector Buckley who is As sisting the Coroner at the inquest into Tho deaths of four soldiers in the Acci Dent today. At the inquest proceedings yesterday the inspector said that if run Ning conditions As disclosed by the crash were the system of the Commonwealth government it was no wonder there were accidents and no wonder people were killed. When inspector Bourke protested at the attitude of witnesses at the in quest today or. Harford for the a.w.u., said. I think i know what is in the in Spector s mind like him. I do not think these men Are in jeopardy. However they have the right to refuse to super questions on the grounds that they have stated. Why should they take risks it is expected that the Coroner s find ing will be Given next we Etc. Production of poor Quality cloth Canberra. June 1.�? a breach May develop Between the Woi and Supply de 1 Par Mehta Over the Quality of cloths be 1 ing manufactured in Australia. It was i alleged in one responsible Quarter today that tube reason for inferior Standard the Market was the sup ply department s failure to police effectively the regulations govern Uig Standard cloths. Denying that inferior cloths were be ing produced a Supply official said that manufacturers were working to specifications and were maintaining Tho Quality of their goods. Samples proved that the Quality was not inferior. It is believed that one of the main Points at Issue concerns the merits of the single weft and double weft cloths a spokesman for Woi said the Stan Dard cloths regulation empowered the i director of clothing to Stop manufacture i of any material inferior to Standard cloth which itself was of better Quality i than 80 per cent of the cloth Man fac i tured before the War. Ammunition train explosion London. June 2. A an ammunition train Mew up in East Anglla at 2 . Today with a Force which was Felt 20 Miles away. Several were killed and injured. Fifth army enters Velletri Advance of allies on Rome continues London june 2.�? renter s correspondent with the fifth army says the fifth army has entered a Ell Etri. / today s official communique states that hard fighting continues All along the front. Fifth army troops established themselves on Monte Artemisio North East of Velletri constituting a penetration into the enemy s defensive system on the Val Montone Velletri line. This penetration is encountering very obstinate resistance. Tie eighth army Advance continues astride. Highway 6. British troops in one sector pressed enemy rearguard so severely that enemy demolitions could not be effected. Our Advance elements Are now approaching Ferentino. The fifth army infantry is flooding into the Alban Hills Valley states Algiers radio. The enemy s main defensive line has been breached to a depth of nearly two Miles. Bri Tish troops near the coastal Road arc streaming towards Rome. The French have made very important advances a the Central front. Germans switching troops to Italy from Denmark Loudon. June 2.�? Router s Stockholm a i correspondent says that the germans. I according to the danish press service. Arc switching troops from Denmark to reinforce the italian front. Pour troop trains of a single Dav recently left for Italy. Extensive troop movements Are still continuing in Jutland. Allies astride both roads to Rome Router s correspondent from Advance Headquarters in Italy reports an Ameri can armoured spearhead Cut Highway 6. Kesselring s main escape route from the South in the Val Montone area. Tie allies thus Are firmly astride both the main roads to Rome. Val Montone itself is undergoing the severest battering. Allied advanced forces arc cleaning up Velletri in fierce Street fighting. Tie fifth army is applying tremendous Power along the whole Kesselring line. A a cording to the Algiers radio Cana Dian troops have entered Ferentino. Pope deplores increasing tragedies and destruction London. June 2.�? events of the past year have reached a grave and atrocious proportion which will horrify All Christian and human feelings. We deplore ind Ising ? tragedies destruction ruin and death which Only a year age would have appeared impossible said the Pope in an address to members of the College of cardinals broadcast from the Vatican radio. The sacred soil around St. Peters the eternal City and Mother of civilisation has had the experience of present Day methods of War. This kind of War is Remote from All that was once considered inviolable. We must nevertheless Point out that the menace of air attacks. Against the extra territorial areas of Rome have been con ducted with the great it care. We still cherish the Hope Eliut this More mod Erate tendency will continue and Rome will be spared at All costs from becom ing a theatre of War. In few other places in Italy or throughout the world ? is there such misery As in Rome where the entire mass of the people is suffer ing. We have opened negotiations for 1 the bringing of food to Rome by sea but a ref Cly is of i awaited from one of the belligerents 55,150 american casualties in Italy Washington june i a the Secretary for War. Or. Stimson. Announced that american casualties in the italian Campaign since the Landing last september Otal 55.150. Comprising 9.68g killed. 36.910 wounded and 8.554 missing . Has huge i overseas army Washington. June 1. A the . Sec tary for War. Or. Stimson. Told a press conference that by the end of 1944 the number of troops overseas will be Over five millions or approximately two thirds of the total strength of the army. The bulk of the forces now moving out of . To the combat areas is composed of ground troops prepared to use bases and take advantage of preliminary air assaults for. Final blows against the enemy. ? ? prison escapees for trial Sydney. June 2. A captured at revolver Point after escaping from Long Bay gaol on May 25. Mitten Oien Thompson 16. \ and Stanley Ronald Hoppner 20 were committed for trial at Central police court today. They were charged with j having escaped from custody. Police said when cornered Thompson said. Come and get me if you Are game he was taken after a struggle. Alleged statements by the youths set Cut that they escaped from gaol by Lud Long in a military truck. On a stealing charge both were sentenced to six months gaol concurrent with the sentences they Are now serving Thompson six years and Hoppner six months. Youth found hanging Sydney. June 2. A William Ross Strong 15of Tarro was found hanging from the Hadle of a Concrete mixer to Day. He was dead when Cut Down. The body was suspended by four neck ties. 1,000 affected by chlorine Gas new York. June 1. A a leaking con Tainer of chlorine Gas of a lorry felled 1.000 persons at a Busy intersection in Brooklyn this afternoon. Tie poisonous fumes were drawn into a subway ventilator and affected scores on the station platform and aboard trains forcing the suspension of traffic for an hour. The scene resembled a Battlefield As people fell in their tracks clutching at their throats choking cough Long and vomiting. Disaster units from All City hospitals police fire departments army and Navy attended victims on footpaths and in shops. Over 300 were taken to Hospital none critically 111. It was later reported that 1.000 were Al cited. Of whom 324 were taken to Hospital. There were no casualties. Two years for manslaughter Sydney. June 2. A Arthur Worthing 63. Rigger who had fatally stabbed Francis Reynolds 37. A Painter at Leichhardt on March 17. Was sentenced to two years imprisonment Tor Man Slaughter at the Central criminal court today. A jury had found him guilty with a Strong recommendation to mercy. Or. Justice Maxwell said that in con Trast to the Good opinion Given by the police of Worthing the police said Rey nolds was a violent Man when in drink. Petrol ticket forgings Sydney june 1. A forged petrol tickets Aro again circulating. They Are printed on paper almost identical with that of the genuine tickets but they can be detected by fuel Board investigators. It is believed the tickets Are being issued throughout Australia by a gang operating from Melbourne. More pay for paratroops Canberra june 1. A in future Para Chute troops will be entitled to 2 specialist pay Dally during training Aud 3. Dally As qualified members of a Para Chute unit. In addition they will receive1 for each Day during the training course on which they make Parachute descents. Tuner amendments by a further amendment to military regulations . Of a military Hospi Talts Given Power to restrict the amount of pay which members of the forces May Dow while they Are inmates of the hos Pital. This restriction had been requested by medical authorities on the grounds hat Possession of substantial sums of Money encouraged indulgence in alcohol or awl. Regulations issued tonight modify conditions governing loss of one third of daily pay and allowances by service personnel a Ullereng from acquired cd. Ser vice personnel will not be deprived of this Money for the first contraction of thu disease and provided the treatment does not exceed 35 Days. Tills is retrospective to the end of january. On sub sequent reinfection forfeitures will take place unless the total number of Days for treatment for the first and later infections does not amount to 35 Days. Another amendment issued tonight permits dependants of persons reported missing to receive allotments for six months after the notification. Previously the cancellation of the allotment was automatic As soon As a member was mis into. Fresh guerillas Slaughter German unit Cairo. June 1. A greek guerrillas took by Surprise and wiped out recently Al most an entire German unit of 250 men who were resting and sunbathing at a swimming Camp area in thessaly after a period of ruthless terrorism. The guerrillas ran out of ammunition during tie Battle and then fought on with knives. A British officer present counted 150 German dead. When people begin comparing America s and Britain s War Eilfort to put things on a More even basis remind them that Britain in t even As big As Wyoming a and that is Only one of the 45 states. ? ? japs contesting every Inch of ground in Biak from Axel Olsen of Gen. Macarthur a Headquarters june 2. A a determination to contest every Inch of ground Thot re Mains to him in dutch new Guinea has been so firm that after nearly a week s fighting on Biak Island the Jap still strongly entrenched in defensive positions around Moynier aerodrome Ond along the ridges covering our line of Advance. American reinforcements have arrived on our beachhead at Bosanek. After bitter fight lug last monday when the japs using tanks and artillery a tempted a series of counter attacks there has been a Lull in ground fighting with Only intermittent mortar and sniper fire. Respite bad weather on wednesday Mitchells and a Slons co operated with ground forces in strafing and Bombin enemy defence positions on tuesday night two enemy planes raided our . But did no damage. Clashes with the enemy in the Wake Sorel areas Are still continuing and n further 75 casualties have brought t-hr1 total to 1.453. Another Landing has been made by americans at Bougainville on the Nonh so shores of Empress Augusta Bay. And air patrols and fighter bombers Are main i Taining constant harassing raids in de 1 Fence positions and barges. Pm Booti destroyed seven barges in Empress Augusta Bay. Australians in the Northern coast of new Guinea have now advanced to oui. 60 Miles North West of Padang. And inv a still not caught up with the retreating japanese. We Are n w 40 Miles East of Hansa Bay. A former important Cocjin staging Point along tie coast route a tween weak and Padang. I liberators attack 1 Guam and Truk Washington. June 2.�? army libera tors bombed Guam Island in Daylight of sunday. States today Pacific Fleet com Munique. Approximately ten enemy fighters attempted interception and one was shot Down. Ack ack ranged from moderate to int Riibe. Army liberators attacked Truk atoll on tuesday hitting air strips and Start ing fires which were visible for 150 Miles. Army liberators attacked Wake is and on tuesday. The american associated press Points out Eliut widespread operations a a Herald another Central Pacific offensive. Catalina successfully bomb Ambrina from James o Connor our War Cor respondent. Somewhere in Australia. June 2.-Rcatallna flying boats from an australian base under Raaf command completely smashed the Jap air trip at Llan Ambrina in a heavy night bombing raid on tuesday. It was Cne of the Kisst Success Ful australian manned Catalina operations from the North Western area. Nearly four Hundred demolition frag mentation and incendiary bombs were dropped causing Large fires and explosions and. In addition to neutralising the Airstrip the attack destroyed several grounded enemy planes and near houses and huts. Three dumps were ignited and the fires were still burning fiercely an hour after the first assault. The airmen found a heavy barrage of searchlights hard to evade some machines were held in the beams for several minutes but none were hit by anti air Craft fire and All returned. Evasion of customs regulations Brisbane. June 2.�? when two Ameri can servicemen were intercepted in the City last night it was alleged that 30.000 razor Blades and a Quantity of High Grade perfume was in their Possession. Police. And customs officers Are inquiring As to whether the goods had been Al Lowed into the country in contravention of the customs regulations. London free from raids in May London june 2. A London had no air raid Alert during May. The first whole month in which the sirens had not sounded in the capital since 1d42. Lon Don s last Alert was in the Early hour of april 27. ? marshal Tito orders i general offensive Lyndon june 1. A marshal Tito Leader of the yugoslav army of liberation a ordered a general offensive against the germans in Yugoslavia. In a order of the Day broadcast by free yugoslav radio marshal Tito said on the eve of the final Bow which is going to be struck jointly by the Allie against the Gennan fascist invaders 1 order All units of the National libera tion army Aud partisan detachments to strike immediately with All their might . To take polish children ? Wellington june commenting on the London announcement that the . Government had offered to provide hospitality in the Dominion for a number of polish refugee children. Or. Sullivan acting prime minister said 700 children accompanied by necessary ? staff would proceed to now zealand immediately trans sort could be arranged. The new zealand government would arrange pro vision of All necessary capital cd jul a ment and would also accept responsibility for maintenance costs. A Camp i the Wal Sarapa District had been selected As a Home for the party. Germans have Rhinoceros tank London june 1.�? the germans Are reported to have introduced a new tank on the russian front which is called Rhinoceros Moscow radio describes it As a heavy squat pretentious looking machine whose carcase will end on tie scrap Heap with the Repi Nants of other str Man beast a the Panther and the Tiger ? sad weather grounds heavy bombers London. June 1.�? for t no first uni in a fortnight weather p Remec Ameri can medium and he xxv bombers continuing their Daylight Oil naive against european targets Thirl a oud. Covering most of Europe. From Allied had quasi i m Valv h is announced that us and Huv bombers from Italy str wac a a Sist Riu. Mania s vital Iron Gate Danube Narrows an the rumanian yug Ulav girder and blew huge gaps in railways and Hailmu barges through the canal. With a slight improve unit in us weather last night bomb a cum Manci planes attacked military near the French coast also Chr rail Junction at Saumur. Mosquitoes Una i Odau objective in Denmark. Eminov Itei Wert mined. None of our Plains arc Nii suit Over All majority for de Valera London. June 1.�? the re nine from Eire give de Vak a i Al. Majority of 14. The Mai. A ii parties being Flanna fail. 7t� inv Oak i. Independents. 11 Farmer of a labor. 8 notional Lubor. 4. Australia first movement Sydney. June 2.�? an inquiry into the detention under Suruy k initiations of members of the Australia firs movement is expected to Ivi Mence in Sydney on june 19. Thu Vas Sugg i by the attorney genial. Or Evatt. To Day. He was replying i a a statement by the Deputy Leader of he opposition. Or. Harrison. The Tern of the inquiry Are being submitted and built. I uni if. Guar Antee that the scope of tie injury shall be As wide As possible quid or. Evatt. Or. Evatt said he Wudi try mind that if any Milc de any a Roiva he would not Only be Van Dimind publicly but he would receive adequate Rumi sensation for wrongs that haul in i suffered. Boys Clui House construction messes. Davidson and Horsington. A Are in receipt a a thu following letter from the minister Lor Public works in reply to your part mural representations urging expedition in Eari Ying out the erect Lon of the polio Hoys chit House at broken Hill. I us a to inform you that Progress on tie work is necessarily slow owing to the limited amount of skilled labor available. It is hoped however that four Earpe tvrs will by released from water Board works about the end of june and Ilion ill be transferred to the club Job you May rest assured that no Eilfort will be spared to expedite completion so Lar As the needs of other urgent departmental Aud water Board works in the District wih i permit ? ? ? or. Curtin addresses Canadian parliament Ottawa. June 1.�? an ovation was a j corded or j. Curtin upon he addressee a joint session of parliament today. Or. Curtin said that at a. Unit the enemy held All strategic . N u today was Belij driven Back to Kerli and Totolo he said Britain. a. Kut. And China knew what usso Elau it a t Wai meant to them and they i Vav Ubuntu to meet a brutal attack a Ely this great str Nuth in the Catu Ain Dum Coul be maintained in Prin Ntina a recur i Renee of troubles Surh have inflicted on the world Allied Lolla Hora i ton should be preserved and nourish on that they never a win Tae conditions in which the Verd is the instrument of government uni it than thu Light of reason quota inquiry Sydney. June 2.�? l Uley commissions Bradley Veque is an Extension of his terms of ref Creties into the quota sold inquiry now Bein held no Altera tion in the terms will be made. This via made Clear by the attorney general. Or. Evatt. Tonight. Journalist for Moscow in diplomatic service Canberra. June 2. The Melbourne Herald representative in Canberra. Or j. A. Alexander has been appointed to the australian diplomatic service Ana Lias been App tiled the of Secretary in tie australian legation in Moscow. Mine accidents at the Zinc Corpora Sun last night w. I s. Watts of 150 Ryan Street suffered a laceration to the i i it Chest and Buck of the left ear. Lie was taken to the Hospital for attention a us then to her Home at the South mine yesterday w. Nab suffered bruised Aud lacerated toes of the right foot when a Afteel plate dropped on his Foat. Lie was taken to the hos Pital for a Ray and treatment and then to his Home at 332 Mica Street. Or. Hansford Hunt has returned to broken Hill alter Many years absence he finished i apprenticeship it the broken Hill proprietary As a fitter and Turner in 1911. Leu Vang broken Hill he followed his Trade with the Tramway ser vice Lii Sydney. He is now on the electrical Section which attends to the trolley buses. Or. Hunt who is accompany cd by his wife will leave by the Comet this morning. Monte special old dry Sherry big air Battles on russian front London june 2. A big air j Battles Are a feature of the fighting in the Jossy area a cording to reports from both sides. The German overseas radio tales term one thousand Battle planes were sen into act Len against the russians North of Jossy. It say s the russian resist Ance stiffened alter German penetration i and counter attacks Are in Progress the russians have air superiority Tver the Battle area. Massed air forces have been brought up and the Luftwaffe is m. Dieting heavy losses according to the Moscow radio. The red Star reports that Suvan Lig hiris fought 74 group Nir Battles with the i not Waffle Over the Jassy from i the last 48 hours. Groups of 40 German bombers with very Large fighter greens Are repeatedly launching attacks i soviet positions. Reuter s Moscow correspond a attacks on the Jassy front continue unabated. But according to front line re ports. The Edge is already blunted by tiring russian resistance. General Van Munstein on thur Dav for the first time was freed to throw in rumanian troops As a result of heavy losses in the preceding 48 hours. A tense struggle is going in for local Ulm supremacy. Paris radio says the russians attacked South cast of Brody and West of Kolo Myja. But were repelled. Fighting in the Jassy area shows sign of spreading. Manpower regulations High court reserves judgment Melbourne. June 2.-�? tie High court f Australia today reserved judgment on he Validity of the manpower Regula us. Which purports to authorise the direction of civilians to private enter iric. The Commonwealth is appealing against the decision of the . Pull court that the regulation was invalid. Or. Phillips Junior counsel Lor the Commonwealth said it would be Imus 1 Ible for the legislature to define Clear m Advance the extent of the manpower control it used for the defence of aus Ralla. To might not is possible to release .1 person to do something directly connected with defence without providing n pfc thute. Shortage of tyres to i become More acute Melbourne june 2. A the shortage of motor tyres would become More acute. Aid the managing director of the olym Pic try Jav company. Sir Frank Bearc Oaire. Today. The decline i production seemed Likely to. Continue for some months and it could be expected that the degree of essentiality enjoyed by motorists under priority for new tyres would be reduced. It was essential that motorists with a priority higher than six should resort to retreading. Fine Day follows coldest night for year i on thursday night a frosty and Moonlight night the Mercury get Down to 35 degree. It was the coldest night for the season. A delightful Day followed however. The Sun shining from a sky. And there was scarcely any wind the maximum temperature for the Dav was 65 degrees. Ira v is always Welcome there s ? no White quite like persil win trepess. Its oxygen charged suds make Suie of into the weave they go to forage out the Inge med grime that Lazy bloated suds forget. Persil gets things whiter because it gees them cleaner. And persil gives the ? same grand results with woo lies. Coloureds Rayons. Use l Crail for Juja a Nch Ethson stud new ration books this week end the new ration Book Issue for him will be made throughout Australia today and on unday. Issuing hours will a from 9 . To s . On both Doys. To obtain a new clothing ration Cirr and food ration Book at any issuing Centre applicants or their agent Gnu i produce a civilian identity card Bearlin the Correct address or alien Register Halo card and the eld ration Book. Applicants should make sure bebop leaving the Booth that they have Rcv a clothing ration card and food ration Book. If applicants cannot produce then identity card they must make application to the divisional returning of ulcer for a new card. The charge for this is 2 3 where possible residents should c let their books at Booths at which they vol at election time As centres have been staffed accordingly. Old painting of Poole s grave in the window of Pellew and Moore there is a painting of a Tombstone. A glance indicates that. Closer scrutiny shows that the painting is a very Cne and of great age. What is it the painting is of the grave of the explorer. James Poole. Aft or whom it. Poole station at Mili Zrinka was named. The painting was done by. A Man named Andrews in j890. And is the pro Perty of mrs. A. Morphett. Of 7j7 tin Street North broken Hill. Or and mar Morphett. Who reside at this Addren. Aver that ii is the original picture a the grave of Poole. Or. And mrs. Morphett can go Back. 55 years in the Story of their with the my Parinka District. Indeed. Or. Morphed s Mother was the White woman to have been in the ill Parinka District. She died at the agr of 81, just 27 years ago. And for Manv years in broken Hill was a Well known midwife and humanitarian. The or. Andrews who painted the Pic Ture of Poole s grave was a brother i mrs. Archie Lang whose husband at the time had my Sturt station named after capt. Charles Sturt which is by Wren my Parinka and Tolbo Burra two More electric Light failures twice yesterday a Large Section of broken Hill was without electricity this to allowing on the failure of almost two hours on thursday morning and the very poor Power on thursday night. Yesterday s Arst failure was from a Little after ,8 . Until almost 10 . The second ? failure came about 7 o clock last. Night and lasted for some time. ?. Before the Power failed altogether last night the voltage was very poo indeed and globes were giving Only a Trackim of their Correct lighting. Tie frequency with which there have been breakdowns at the Council s Power station indicates the difficulty workmen at the Plant have been having. With no spare engines at the Plant workmen Are on their toes All the time to keep the engine sin running order. When trouble threatens the engines have to be nursed so that Power can still be sup plied. Even it it is not full strength. Return legs. Soldier ---.?v unemployed what seems to the % hard Case brought under notice yesterday. That of a re turned. Discharged Soldier 22 years of age. This Man enlisted in the . Over three years ago and has had Long service. He has been discharged from the army. He says he is quite fit to work and has endeavoured to secure employment. But apparently none 15 Avail Able. Tills is what he said yesterday. He is a lorry Driver whether any other similar cases exist or not we do not know but relate the Man s store above. He was employed by a business Fin be fore enlistment and was told a at he would claim his Job Back. In which Case a Man who could not work in skin lines would have to be put off. It re stub with the returned map who said a four Ould seek a Job elsewhere

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