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Broken Hill Barrier Miner (Newspaper) - August 8, 1953, Broken Hill, New South Wales Local agent / for a . Electrical appliances a a see " Stan newtons vial is mov ghm3�s Checket Fig met Page Jug Aladdin storm proof and table lamps available at Stan newtons Isis lers freed on i us oms charges picture of the viennese Sisters who were charged at a Melbourne customs inquiry with making a false declaration and with importing prohibited goods. After the inquiry the collector of customs or. Brophy said he was satisfied none of the Sis ters had tried to evade the Law. The Sisters told the inquiry they. Were seamstresses for the Queen. Council to discuss . Engine offer the town clerk or. C. Crowley said today that the offer made by the manage ment of the Central Power station of four engines free of charge to the City Council was an exceptionally generous one. Or. Crowley received the letter from the management of the late yesterday afternoon. He said it would be a but before a meeting of Council s electricity commit tee on August 18. Pc said the problems of Cost of dismantling and re erecting the engines would be gone into As Well As the Cost of purchasing alternators for the units. Or. Crowley said that Council had already instructed its consulting engineers in England to make inquiries into the availability of alternators for the engines. If Council decided to accept the offer the engines will replace of the older types that Council now had at its Galena Street Power House. The engines Are slow Rev ving Mirrlees air compressor units and have not done any six Yeai s of continuous running. 3 Hurt in collision three people suffered minor injuries in a Colli Sion Between two cars on the Tibo Burra Road Early this morning., John Arthur Spurr of 23 i Cornish Street was travel Ling towards a broken Hill about 1 . When he collided with a stationary car owned by Joseph Quayle of wan Amana station via Bourke. Spurr suffered injuries to the head and legs and a passenger Philip Pavlich or 6 Beryl Street cuts to the face. A passenger in Quayle s car Thomas buggy of Yal Corinna station was also injured. Buggy was admitted to the Hospital but Spurr and Pavlich were treated and allowed to leave. Sabre Jet to crash sound Barrier Melbourne Australia s Sabre Jet figh Ter would crash the sound Barrier in the next fortnight in was stated today. The double Boom of the pierced sound Barrier will be a feature of the first official flight which is expected to be held on a Aust 21. The plane will have to be tested before then in a super sonic dive. It cannot go through any untested paces in the official first flight. Tile test Pilot . W. H. Scott said that he would not break the sound Barrier Over the City. It is dangerous. Windows have been broken in the u.s.,"he . Third trial the Sabre had its third half hour flight yesterday testing engine temperatures at 10,000 it. The nearest it came to Melbourne from the Avalon testing Field was Werribee 20 Miles away. Another Jet which was screaming Over the suburbs in the afternoon was a can Berra bomber. The Sabre probably will have about 10 hours of test ing before it is put up to the Speed of sound-760 . At sea level or 660 . Over 30,000 it. I Al Torch fined John Patrick Matthews j 44labourer of Cobalt Street was fined 30/ by or. W. H. Hall s.m., in the court of Petty sessions today for indecent be Havior. Police said the offence was committed in Bromels Street " shortly after la o clock last night. Honor for sex Miner Man a former Barrier Miner employee or. Clive Ham mond has been awarded the Royal Shipwreck and humane society s Silver medal and certificate for a surf Rescue earlier this year. The presentation will be made in Sydney on August 27 by mrs. Delaney the wife of the . Police com missioner. O Hammond figured in a dramatic surf Rescue when he was responsible for saving three women from drowning off Brunswick Heads Northern . Iii ii search for freighter Adelaide owners of the i derelict freighter Arkana today chartered a dc3 Plano to search for in. The plane left Par afield at 10 . To search in the Region where the Arkana is now believed to be roughly South of fowlers Bay. Two tugs the allegiance it. And the Yuna have been sweeping this Section of the australian bight for the past two Days without sight ing the freighter. Big to can a ill Colombo Australia after Britain was Ceylon s Best customer for Tea last year. An official report today said Britain bought 118,342,983 la. And Australia 41,473,884 1b. 2 million men out in France Paris Fri France was paralysed today by a strike of two million workers in govern ment and nationalised industries and by a 24-hour railway stoppage. Workers in nearly every phase of civil life from Street cleaners undertakers and Dustman to railway bus electricity and Gas pm a Plo yees walked off their jobs. They were protesting against government de crees which have not yet been made Public. The French unrest thus comes to a head within two months of the protracted political crisis which resulted in the formation of a Righta Long caretaker go. Aliment under m. Joseph 1 Aniel. The alacrity with which French workers responded to the strike Call has astonished labor leaders. Should the coalmines fall in line with the railway workers France will be fac ing its biggest strike hold up since 1936. Man on bail a Man who allegedly a latched a handbag from a Vorndan in Argent Street on thursday afternoon a Isar cd before or. W. H. I All , in the court of Petty sessions yesterday. He was Alexander Low Den 21labourer of no fixed address. Lowden was remanded until August la. Bail was fixed at �50, with one surety of �50. G5 at. Noon Ideal weather was again experienced in broken Hill today. The maximum temperature up till noon was 65 degrees. Last night s mini mum was 46 degrees. Police wound berserk Man Adelaide a Man who went berserk at his Home at Alberton Early today was shot by one of five bullets fired by police. He is in Hospital. The Man had grabbed an other Man by the Throat and nearly strangled him leapt a 5-ft. Fence in a wild Chase after a youth run after his wife with a knife and at tacked two police officers with a stiletto 12 inches Long. Two police officers Are guarding him in Hospital. He is undergoing an operation for removal of the Bullet. At 12.40 . Today police were called to his Home in port Road Alberton. His wife reported that her Hus band an sex Serviceman re turned Home from a. Club about Midnight and suddenly attacked a Friend. The Man grabbed his companion round the Throat in the Kitchen and after he turned Black in the face released his hold. The victim collapsed. Constables Grigg and Hazelwood found the Man near the front Gate brandish ing a stiletto. Constable Hazelwood or dered him to drop it but the Man charged. The police Man Drew his pistol and threatened to shoot if he did not drop the weapon but the Man ran screaming towards them. Constable Hazelwood fired five shots in Quick succession. Constable Grigg ran behind the Man arid struck him two blows on the head with his Baton. It was later found that one Bullet had passed through a tobacco tin in a pocket of his trousers. After he had been taken to Hospital police took Possession of the stiletto and two swords from a wardrobe in his bedroom. Colourful Delegate a Straw Boater Vic coated with a Large Ostrich Feather was part of the colourful costume worn by a Delegate to the. Nigerian Constitution conference which opened in London last week. Disastrous fire at Kinchela station damage estimated at More than �2000 was caused yesterday when fire swept through shearers quarters comprising a Kitchen dining room recreation Hall seve ral huts and a bathroom at Kinchela station woodshed. Or. Renie Smith Mana Ger of Kinchela said today it was believed the fire started. In the recreation Hall time after the occupants a married couple or. And mrs. Andy Maylan and two drovers had retired for the night. J a Strong wind was blow i ing. When it was noticed that the premises were afire j about 5 ., it was too late to make an attempt to sub due the flames. Fanned by a Strong wind the fire quickly swept the premises. Kinchela station is about seven Miles South of men Index on the River Darling. The woodshed is five Miles from the station and Situ ated about half a mile from the River. It is part of a the Large holding of or. R. C. Allison of Kars station and is about 70 Miles from broken High or. And mrs. Maylan were occupying other quarters about-50 Yards from the fire. The two drovers were other hut. Crowd hostile to test men at Bermingham London Friday a series of hostile demonstrations against the australians marked the match against Warwickshire at Edgbaston Birmingham today. Play was stopped several times until slow hand clapping and booing subsided the umpires conferred approached captains Hassett and Dilery who just waved their hands in a what can we do attitude. Hole was slow hand lapped and booed from the wicket until he passed into the australian dressing room Hassett and Dilery Shook hands when stumps were drawn. Then Hassett was booed off the Field. Hassett was booed Oil after he had saved the australians from their first defeat of the tour. He batted 170 minutes Tom. He batted 170 minutes crumbled. It would have been a death trap for most batsmen in the world today. Australia lost five for 53 in its second innings in its Chase for 166 to avoid defeat Wini 4 cd action the crowd of 20,000 wanta action possibly the Quick fall of australian wickets. When they did not get either they first became impatient then later openly hostile to Hassett. Hassett refused to let them upset the concentration needed to master the spin Bowling of Eric hollies. Play was stopped several times until the demonstrations subsided. Dilery Shook Hassett by. For 21 on a pitch that had the hand when the last Ball of the Day was bowled apparently satisfied with one of the great innings of the tour even if it was a dreary defence. What the crowd missed was Bassett s masterly foot work and hts last minute decision on How to Deal with the viciously spinning Ball. Booing reached a Crescendo As Hassett left the Field. " May play in India London Friday it is understood that because of the Middle East political unrest the australian cricketers May Fly from England and join the Strathairn at either port Saiad or Bombay. If the Board of control agrees the players who Are now booked to leave England five Days after the final match in Scotland May have an extra eight Days in England. If the team flies to Bombay and time allows the Indian Board of control will approach t Tho australian Board for per Mission to have a match at the famous Brabourne stadium on which no australian test team has yet appeared. Since profits from this tour will possibly be �a.125,00p, there should be no objection on financial grounds. Still Hope for survivors London Friday Twenty american planes took off at Dawn today to search for 14 airmen still missing two Days after their blazing bomber crashed in the Atlantic Hope of finding them has not been abandoned. Pour of the 23 aboard the american rb-36 atom bomber have been rescued arid five bodies recovered. All but three of the men a Achu ted before the plane was ditched 500 Miles off the Rish coast. J

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