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Broken Hill Barrier Miner (Newspaper) - December 4, 1943, Broken Hill, New South Wales She makes her palmolive last As Long As possible because she knows her famous Beauty soap is needed by fighting men too. The unique blend of Olive and Palm oils contained in every cake of palmolive is so soothing that it helps combat skin irritation resulting from tropical conditions. Keep that schoolgirl complexion teach her to Cook. Shell by a wife sonic Day and you can make her Early married Days much happier by teaching her to Cook now. Teach her the Lillie tricks you know. Show her that sauces and All the delightful desserts and pastries that Are so easily prepared Willi Cornflour definitely arc smoother have n nicer flavour and Are More nutritious when made with. Wades Cornflour. Tell her Why. Tell her it s because wades is a genuine Maize triple. Refined Cornflour. Impress upon her that it is the Only genuine Maize triple refined Cornflour. Save her costly trial by error. ? i wades Cornflour a product of Clifford love & co. Ltd., Clarence Street Sydney Wood Coal phone 409 Day phone 409 Day Syd Campbell phone 1122 night Coke chaff " accountancy in the Post War world the qualified accountant will be one of Iho most important men in a Imine after the War by Atiao his specialized known co will he needed in ill Eil oru. Train now and quickly. One Pat titular Tom Ilc Minguy & Robertson Mcmulline accountant catch a Shell House,170 . Adel. H j i ii t. Traver f.f.i.a., .imt., i i p ? a 1 ,212 Ari tent Street urn in Hill. L7a/ in Fig if trip a delightful cruise Fin sheltered Waters \ calling at five ports v pm a / Edwin h. Cropley 387 ardent St. Local represent live these Trade Marks Are the property of the la a i m i n foam Small army co., Ltd. The epic courage of the famous . Factories of England in Healing the Blitz enables us once again to make immediate ill Ivory of your world famed Malvern Star with genuine . Fittings throughout. Just As deep As Malvern Star s influence on world Cycle design is the . Reputation for matchless Quality in bicycle fittings. For generations the famous piled Tarma Trade Mark has been the very Hall Mark of craftsmanship the Standard by which All Oiler Cycle Paris arc judged. Call in today we Mill advise you How to obtain immediate delivery. Bruce Small pay Ltd. 255 Argent Street Opp. Courthouse broken Hill now that we re All working twice As hard it s great to look Forward to a Lon cold Hughly Glass of. Adams curly Orange lemonade Kola. Or whatever flavour you prefer. There s a zest and sparkle to Adams if i delicious carbonated Bever Ages that give them first priority with everyone always have Adi the ice favoured for flavour course Liere Are limes when supplies Lime possibly run Short it your Favourite confectioners. Should dial happen remember that Adams have their Man Power problems too. But we re doing our Best and from Prev sent indications there should lift plenty of Adams carbonated beverages for All. Adams pure carbonated beverages a a a especially for Adams curly Orange Kola Stone Ginger Beer lemonade or Lime and soda. F cd practical things you can do u to. Make it a Happy one y a comfortable Home Good food and cloth ing education for your children and a feeling of Security doubtless that is your idea of a personal Post War world. How can you attain it Here Are 6 practical things that you and your family can do1. Buy and hold War Bonds to the limit of 1 your capacity. 2 pay willingly your share of the tax seven of increased taxes. 3 work As hard and As Long on your Job As you can so As to keep Down the Cost of the things or services you Are producing. 4 provide for your own and your family s future by adequate life Assurance. Most of the Money you put into life Assur Ance will into War Loans and so serve a double purpose 5 buy Only what you need and make what you have last longer. V j 6 live faithfully by the rationing rules and the Price fixing codes. If you do these things you will play your part in avoiding the tragedy of inflation and in making ? your personal Post War world a Happy one. ? amp. Society Security through co operation. Principal Borondi ? sir Samuel Hordern k.b.e., chairman. Ruhl h. Hooking Esq., Deputy Hon sir Frederick w. Tout mx.c., Hubert Fairfax Esq., w. A. Mackay est. Hon. But a Muick. A so a Septimus g. Rowe Esq. A. W. Sneddon f.i.a., general manager and actuary. I c. M. War in Secretary. -. A e. Webb. Manager Lor new so la Wales. " head Ohice 87 Pitt Street. Sydney. Local agent h. L. C. C o 11 o n a. District. Office a \ \ i ? 21s Argent Street. Broken1 swaying fights Are raging in the Kiev bulge area i Ondon december 3.-the real Battle for White Russia i which is now in its third Day is mounting in intensity say despatches from Moscow correspondents. Great Sway ing Battle Are still being fought out farther South in the Kiev bulge area. The germans Are believed to have forced the russians to make several withdrawals but so far they have not effected a decisive break through. Reuter s correspondent in Moscow said that the Ger mans in the Bridgehead near Globin and Rog Thev in White Russia who attacked across the Dnieper were jammed into a Small place on the East Bank of the River. They had a Little room to manoeuvre and had Only one escape route a narrow railway Bridge across the Dnieper to Globin. Rearguard action in the Muddy Dnieper Soj Valley Cost the enemy 5,000 dead in three Days. Increasing ked army pressure at both ends of the Cherkass Kremen chug sector of the Dnieper Valley was forcing the germans to fight a miniature War on two fronts. Further reinforcements were pour ing into cd Ernsy where the German Garrison was staging counter attacks in an Effort to prevent the encircle ment of the town. A Vichy radio broadcast tonight revealed that Cherkass was Cut off for some time but communication with Tho German line had now been re established. Nazis withdraw South West of Kremenchug the Ger mans had been forced to withdraw towards Stamenka which is on the main railway line to German positions in the Dnieper Bend. A late despatch declared that the russians were now shelling Stamenka. The russians were anxiously await ing Tho outcome of the German counter offensive West of Kiev which might effect the whole russian Winter line said the United press correspondent in Moscow tonight. / Tho result of the Battle was still in the balance but the russians were pouring reinforcements into the operation. The German new Agency commen Tator von Hammer assessing the russian offensive West of Smolensk said that Tho fourth Large scale soviet attack was still going on. Immense tank formations and infantry Divi Sions were being hurled into the Battle. Success for if on Huon Peninsula prom our own correspondent at general1 closely by artillery the if forced the Huon Peninsula captured Kuranko and Are now mopping up enemy St Ron Points Between Ware and Bonga says today s communique. Our medium units bombed enemy positions and Supply areas North of anlage idea in the North West sector. At Kai islands our medium units at night bombed total Caus ing explosions and fires. ? North Eastern sector new Britain Gamata our medium units it night bombed enemy dump Arcas causing explosions and fires. Borgen escorted medium bombers attacking from tree top height dropped 63 tons of High explosives on enemy installations and thoroughly strafed the area starting fires previously our attack planes on a coastal sweep bombed and machine gunned enemy occupied Vil Lages and bombed eastward. Tanu Nui Island Cape bushing. Our attack planes at minimum Alti tude raided enemy held villages on the Itne River. Vitu of our night reconnaissance units bombed an enemy Tanker off Garove Island with prob Able damage. I new Guinea Alexis Hafen. Our fighter patrols strafed enemy install Lions Between Alexis Hafen and mad Ang. heavy reconnaissance units bombed a Village on a near by Island. Solomons Bougainville Lluka Pas Sage area our medium units bombed and strafed Sarie Plantation and our fighter patrols machine gun Ned fighters strafed the building area of Teneau starting fires. Empress Augusta escorted dive and torpedo bombers at tacked enemy gun positions in the Jaba River area and our fighters strafed Mut Upina. torpedo and dive bombers with fighter escorts attacked Kara and Balilo Aerodromes and adjacent Supply areas with 57 tons of bombs. One of our planes was shot Down. Our fighter patrols strafed the Tonolli Harbor area. In the Shortland our. Escorted medium bombers twice attacked Malini starting Large fires and our heavy units bombed Kosovo. Berlin paralysed after devastating Raf raid i i Ondon december 3.-fifteen Hundred tons of bombs in i eluding at least 30 40001b. Block busters were dropped i on Berlin in a Little More than half an hour last night. A i Stockholm report says that the City was completely paralysed after the raid. Street traffic was blocked and Many fac i tories were badly hit. I the attack began a few minutes after eight o clock. I the germans massed scores of fighters near and Over the City in a desperate Effort to save their capital from Complete destruction. Australian manned Lancaster took part Smiith australians who were in the raid included Pilot officer j. Rob erts of Brighton and plight sergeant j. W. Sutherland of Goodwood Park. Tile air ministry news services said that the germans Laid lanes of fighter flares As far As 50 Miles from Berlin. These extended Over the Capi tal and fighters hovered above them. However in spite of this massed anti aircraft fire and hundreds of searchlights the bombers reached their objective. The main target was Situ ated on the outskirts of the capital where Industry is concentrated. Official quarters in Berlin claim Thal the raid was a heavy defeat for the Royal air Force. German night fighters formed a veritable curtain Between the outskirts of the capital and the lilo River. Fiercely attack ing the whole time. Tho British met quite different opposition this time and paid a much heavier Price a chiefly because the weather favored the defenders said the spokesman. It was officially announced in Lon Don that 41 bombers failed to return from the raid. It was the fifth heavy attack on the capital in 14 Days and bombs dropped in eight night raids now exceed 7500 tons. 40 years Agol from the Barrier Miner of december 4. 1903. It was a red letter Day for local catholics. Plans for a new pro Cathedral mentioned some time previously had been pushed ahead Anci the Day had come for that important ceremony the laying of the foundation Stone. The pro Cathedral in. Question is the present Fine building in Lane Street. Church people turned out in their hundreds to watch the religious procession which was or Gantse for the occasion. The procession was headed by members of the hibernian and the Irish National foresters after which came Bishop Dunne who Carrier out the ceremony of laying the foundation Stone. The very Rev. Father Francis Superior of the Passi Onist Ortler monastery near Adelaide reached an impassioned Sermon to Mark the occasion. Chinese by popular consent an supposed to have a Quality of a wildness. If so. Police found Rathet Lan amusing aspect to it Wien they i raided a gambling Den in Goulburn i Street Sydney. In this Case the chinese were not quite wily enough for the police. The police made a raid on a big gambling Den and Man aged things so Well that the chinese were sent into a Blind confusion nevertheless they tried nil their usual tricks of escape dropping card tallies and themselves through specially pre. Pared trapdoor in the floor. The police nabbed them All after much scuffling. Funniest sight was caused by one very rotund chinese who seemed a formidable expert in wildness. Police grabbed him first by his coat tails but he slipped out of the coat and scuttled off. They dived and caught at his braces. To slipped oui of those and so the process went on until by the time they finally held him As the report put it he was minus most of his with the object of overcoming the High Cost of sulphuric acid and the prohibitive Cost of transporting it to broken Hill the . Decided to set up its own Plant for the Manu facture of the acid. This Plant was to be set up at the sintering works outside the town where the sulphides were broken Down by roasting. Manager of the ., or. Delprat. Stated that the acid would be used to Deal with the slimes in sufficient Quan Tity to form the Salt cakes which was Tho basis of the new process Foi treatment of Zinc. It was expected that Tho new works would be n big help in cheapening the process of Zinc extraction so that construction work on it was to be begun immediately. To was a bad Day for a certain Well known Wood merchant who a attending to a circular saw in Hil Woodyard when he slipped and fell the Wood merchant was feeding Wood into a steam driven saw and throw ing the pieces to a Heap behind1 his As Thev were Cut. Somehow or other he slipped and lunged Forward rip Ping through flesh and sinews Foi the length of his forearm. Doctors were quickly in attendance and the Man showed great fortitude As the wound was cleaned and the and tendons sewn up. Incidentally it was his second bad Accident with r circular saw. On a previous occasion when he slipped while carrying out a similar task his hand came under the saw and some fingers were severed. Sphere Are few people who do not like a Good ghost Story. Whether Short stories amount to. Ridiculous nonsense which might Well have been concocted in the Public imagination or whether they pertain to More solid mysteries which defies All explanation they have a ready audience. It is not often that ghost stories Are considered Good enough for news paper columns but at this time there was a report of ghostly incidents at a House at wan Goola. The Carcoar police reported the incidents. It appears that the House was haunted the haunting taking the form of some mysterious Power which Flung open every door As soon As it was closed. Neighbors tested this out closing the doors repeatedly Only to find that the doors and one in particular were All Flung open violently again. The door which behaved most frequently in this strange manner was taken Down and the space bricked up. Thereupon weird groans were heard at diff rent times throughout the House. Final touch to the Story was that a ghostly figure of a woman was seen to pass on occasions Between this House and another House near by. When approached the apparition always vanished into the Waters of the wan Goola Creek. Residents were investigating said the report. railway Acci Dent near Wallan in which one Man was killed and 10 others injured last night was caused by an Iron Burner projecting through a goods train striking the Goulburn Valley train. A a restoration of i i pensions Cut i i Melbourne the report on j i the reduction of 6d. A week i i in invalid a ind old age pensions a i will be received by Federal Cabi 1 1 net on tuesday it is believed to i recommend that the Cut be re 1 i stored and payments be retrospect i Tive. I 1 the report will be made by the a i minister for social services Sena a i Tor Fraser and the minister for i i repatriation sir. Frost. The a i reduction was made because of a 1 1 fall in the Cost of living. 1 our troops Are driving on in Italy Tendon december 3.-smash ing their Way Forward in the Adriatic sector of the South Haly front British troups Are now seven Miles beyond the Sangro River. Algiers radio reports the capture of two More villages one of which is near Lanciano key communication Centre of the German defence system. On the fifth army front the allies yesterday launched the most Power Ful air attack since the italian Campaign began. More than 300 planes blasted the German positions for three hours. J general Montgomery has sent congratulations to All troops who took part in the Sangro operations on their great Success. A in two Days you wrested from the enemy Tho whole Ridge which Domi nates the Sangro Valley he said. That Ridge was the whole Frame work of the enemy s Winter line on the Adriatic it was a very Fine performance and inf Miry and Armor All did splendidly. I am delighted with the whole Algiers radio so id that the German 10th army operating in the Adriatic coast was abandoning its positions and retreating general Montgomery s troops had made food headway along a 25-mile front. Tonight s Berlin communique said that the British in South Italy today launched numerous Strong attacks but the germans in bitter Battles re pulsed them and scaled off breaches. Strong Allied artillery fire was maintained All Day on most German positions in the Western sector. Nazi Booby traps Reuter s correspondent in Naples reported tonight that the germans were again using Booby traps. These included photographs. Of Hitler dust covered bottles of wine wheelbarrows and thermos flasks All of which blew up when they were touched. Gas ovens and refrigerators were fixed so that when the door 3 were opened they exploded. One of the newest and most Cun Ning traps was Mude to look like a pair of binoculars left lying on the Road. Soldiers who scented a Booby trap threw a string round the binoculars and retired to a convenient ditch. Howe cd a when they pulled the string the explosion did not come from near the binoculars but in the convenient ditch i. Senator Tangney to visit broken Hill senator Dorothy Tangney is to visit broken Hill is a member of the social Security committee. The com Mittee is due to leave Sydney on de Cember 12, arriving Here on the next afternoon. The Meibers Are inquiring into social Mattera that May help the government in its Post War reconstruction plan. The broken Hill Hospital scheme will be inquired into. The committee will be Herc for about three Days. The chairman is or. Claude Bernard ,_ plane passengers passengers on a the . Plane which arrived today were or. R Richards mrs. T. Ili ichards. And Lac Dobie from mild Iii Lac Griff from Sydney and or. Of Crowe from Mel Bourne. Departure s included or. And mrs. J. W. Terrill. And sister n. Read to Melbourne and or. And mrs. N. L. Maguire to Mil flu a., captains Hugh Bond and Len Bot oin were in charge. Blow to Axis Hopes London december 3.-"a blow to Axis Hopee o Nacu ring a com Promise peace u How a turkish newspaper today describes the con Ference which it i now generally accepted is taking Wilace Between or Churchill pro Side to Roosevelt and marshal Stalin. In London All Ondon newspapers in id that the co Norence was taking place or had take i pm face somewhere in the Middle ear. A German in no Agency to port from Lisbon said hat the talks were taking place in 1 Ersla. It declared ,.hat they would flt ish tomorrow when a communique w mid probably be issued. A later despatch said Thal the talks began on sunday i a soviet occupied area of Persia. Hey were held be Hind barbed wire and minefields. Demented Man attacks wife throwing a Toma Hawk at his wife and trying to strangle his child a demented Man it Paddington put Lis head in a a Gas oven. He was fou us by his neighbors lying on cushions on the floor with the Gasi turned i ill on. When an Nambu Lance Arriva the Man was cry ing on a friends shoulder but n minute later he t red to strangle his Friend. He was Taten to Hospital and then to the Peceri Ion House .1,�1 a method adopted to obviate Long Waits at railway station ced up with dreary All night waiting in queues for the Chance to Book seats on the Christmas season trains going to Sydney Crystal Street station ticket buyers have de Vised a scheme to avoid these All night Waits. The queue broke up at one o clock this morning after the crowd had appointed a committee of five to Issue place tickets this morning when the queue reassembled. _ it is planned to do this until All the trains Are booked. This move is a big and Vance Over the Marathon endurance tests which have been carried out by people waiting to Book seats on trains to Adelaide. Or. W. E. Hill one of the committeemen said that the people decided on this action after an All night wait through thursday. Queues began to line up late on thursday in order to Creft tickets for the train leaving on december la seats for this train were not sold until this morning. Last night a committee was appointed and these men distributed tickets in the order of first come first served. Up to co tickets were issued. One ticket can cover seats and Book ing for a family provided identity cards Are produced to show that the claim is genuine. When tickets had been issued to those waiting last night Tho queue was declared off at 1 o clock. The queue was told to reassemble at 7 o clock this morning when the place tickets covering the balance of seats for the train on the 11th were sold. We had a stomach full of it said a committeeman or. Gilles and we had to think up some Way of Over coming these tedious there were 98 in the queue this morning and the train was booked out by 10.15 o by consent instructions were then Given out that the next Roll Call would be tomorrow night Between 7 and 8, when the committeemen will by there to Issue place tickets. Or. Hill said that a request had been made to the stationmaster or Clark to try and obtain an extra train and if it had been arranged there would have been an extra Book ing Call on monday. However or. Clark advised them later that he had contacted or. Horsington and Learned that a reply from the minister could not be expected before monday or tuesday. Besides the Roll Call tomorrow the committeemen will be at the station again on tuesday morning at 7 in order to Issue place tickets. At Sulphide Street the position has also been relieved at Sulphide Street station by four hourly Roll Calls. It is understood that the Midnight Roll Call is to be abolished. All that is now necessary is for ticket holders or representatives to answer the Call. Sales will be made at the Sulphide Street station tomorrow from 9 . Family of 10 lived in one room Landlady who Success fully sought Possession of a room in a House in Annandale told the Glebe court that n Man his wife and eight children lived in it. The family consisted of three males and seven females she said. The tenant Robert Dunn after asking that his family be not Virled before Christmas was Given until december 28 to Lind other premises. One of Hitler s chosen killed in Battle London december 3. Prince Hubertus of Saxe cobia re Gotha once reported to be Hitler s Choice As Gaul Elter in Britain has been killed in action while serving As a courier Pilot in the Luftwaffe said a Swiss broadcast tonight. Hubertus was related .0 half the ruling houses of Europe his father Duke Karl Edward was born in England. Womels tragic death at Home mrs. Myrtle Alice Clissold 53of 114 Sulphide Street was found dead at her Home at 8.40 o clock this morn ing under tragic circumstances. The nature of the death was such that it was reported to the Coroner or. M. J. D. Austin by Constable c. Dennett. An inquest was formally opened and after evidence of identification had been Given by Constable Ashton the inquest was adjourned until next wednesday at la o clock. The body of mrs. Clissold was found suspended by a strap round her neck the end of which was attached to a Hook behind the door of the room she occupied mrs. Clissold was last seen alive about 10.15 o clock last night by a Friend. She did not then give any indication that she would take her life. Recently mrs. Clissold has been Iii ill health and gave indication of grief at the loss of one of her sons who was killed in the Early fighting in Rabaul. A native of port Augusta South Australia mrs. Clissold had lived in broken Hill for a Long period. She was a widow her husband who was a former employee of the local Post office dying in Sydney about six months ago. \ mrs. Clissold was recently in Syd new where she went for a rest and was under medical treatment. She intended to stay in the state capital until after Christmas but remained Only 10 Days and returned Here about a fortnight ago. Or. Richards was called when mrs. Clissold was found but he pronounced life extinct. The body was then taken to the morgue. Mrs. Clissold was a hard worker for the red Cross aids but when approached. To do some work this week indicated that her health would not permit her to carry out the task. Personals i a tar. And mrs s. Townsend will leave Here next wednesday for port Noa Lunga where they will spend an extended Holiday. Miss Lena Townsend will leave on december 22 and or. Howley Townsend on Decem ber 16. Or. E. T. Martin who arrived from Orange is staying at the Palace hotel also capt. W. G., Parkinson mrs. O Donnell from Mildura or. H. Stoner from Sydney mrs. Rutter and her daughter mrs. Rowland from Sydney. Tits. And mrs. R. Allison from Kars Are guests at the freemasons hotel also messes Humphries Wil Kinson and Ala Rich from Sydney. Fyrand hotel guests include or. M j. J. Clark m.h.r., or. And mrs. Terrill or. Farraday from Sydney and from Adelaide or. And mrs. Hill mrs. Maine Cpl. And mrs. Gunther and miss j. Weddings. Afro f. Bevan who suffered a _ broken leg at her Home. 481 Williams Lane eight weeks ago is making Good Progress in the Hospi tal. She Hopes to be Home with her family for Christmas.? gabled for attempted bribery Sydney a garage proprietor who broke Tho liquid fuel regulations and attempted to bribe an inspector was sentenced to a year s gaol at the Central summons court today. He was Emile Borrer 47, Swiss of Kingsford and pleaded not guilty to disposing of 16,000 Gallons of Light ing kerosene to Carl Tome Kins Gord service station proprietor without having a permit. Borrer also pleaded not guilty to attempting to bribe David Miller Crawford an officer of the liquid fuel control Board. Borrer was sentenced to six months on each charge. Germans new huge transport plane London december 3.-the Gert Muns claim that they Are using the biggest land based plane in the world in Russia it is a Messerschmidt and they say that the junkers 52 transport fan be hidden under one of its wings. They also say that the Messer Schmidt which is faster than the junkers can carry assault guns tanks and fully Laden trusts. It is fully armed against fighter attack and on return journeys can carry 130 wounded Coconut from new Guinea comes through Post soldiers in new Guinea Are still sending outsides in coconuts to friends and relatives in broken Hill the addresses Are written on the Coconut Shell. One to come through the Post Oil ice today weighed six gymkhana for Hospital the gymkhana to be held on the old South racecourse tomorrow will by conducted to raise funds for the hos Pital Christmas cheer. The worthy cause should attract a Largo most interesting programme has. Been arranged. Rhc i c Wal Many Novelty events and tests of skill

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