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Broken Hill Barrier Miner Newspaper Archives Feb 16 1953, Page 1

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Broken Hill Barrier Miner (Newspaper) - February 16, 1953, Broken Hill, New South Wales Britain winning Battle of the tides London Sun British and . J helicopters and Landing Craft went on a 24-hour aloft today As the flood ravaged dutch lowlands awaited possible new flooding. The critical hour when the High tide is due to join strength with the weakened "1ykes is 3.30 . Today i . Tuesday broken Hill time both the dutch belgian and British authorities Are ? hopeful. That the Dykes and seawalls will hold. There were no storms or High winds Over the area last night and none was expected. I Britain last night a neared to be. Winning the Battle of the tides on the. Sandbagged East coast but thousands of men still Wor ked ceaselessly piling Sand ,. Bag on sandbag to meet today s supreme test. Pour thousand troops and Civi lians in Kent waited for the danger period. An official broadcast last. Night told people living in Low lying coastal districts to be Alert for local warnings. Flood damage done a fort night ago to commodities in % thames Side warehouses is now estimated at �50 Mil lion. A most serious loss was air Purfleet where 70,090 j tons of sugar were Dama Gedas Well As paper stocks Worth several million pounds. The lord mayor of Lon Don s National flood distress Lund has reached �433,000. For parties merry Gold medal of course the dual purpose i Colton j Heater cooker available at a Stan newtons Doyle in report to . Reginald Aubrey Doyle who last night was released from Long Bay gaol on �5000 v Imil reported two minutes Early at the , today. On Friday Doyle was remanded to february 26 on forgery and fraud charges involving More than �72,000. The previous night after police throughout Australia had been searching for him i for a fortnight Doyle sur a rendered j it is directed that while i on bail Doyle should re port to police daily at 8.30 j . And 5 . J a few minutes after 9 o clock last night Doyle was released from Long Bay after the Well known Finan Cier. Or. Barney Goldstein had lodged �5000. I at �.23 today Doyle v walked into Central police station. From there he was. Escorted by a uniformed Constable to the first floo1 of. The , where he re ported to the oct a cer in charge the detect Ivy office. V Doyle would not speak to. Reporters and when asked his present address Sal that business old Man earlier reference in Page 2. S. Africa s Good Start against . South Afri cans have made a Good Start in their reply to South Australia s first innings score of 258. Endean and Innes the openers made a careful opening. After lunch How Ever they forced the Pace and runs came More quickly Endean scored almost twice As fast As his less experienced partner. South Australia first innings Favell c Norton b Mur Ray. 14 Hole Lbw. B Melle. 21 Dansie c Waite b Melle .73 j Pinch c Waite b Keith 38 Trowse b. Murray. 56 Ridings b Murray a. / 22 Langley c Norton b Melle l Noblett b Melle. 7 Manning Waite Murray. ,13 Thomas c Mclean a i Murray ,. 3 Wilson not out 3 sundries 2 t total -k258 Bowling Melle 4/106, Ray 5/63. Mansell 0/33 Fay Field 0/43, Keith a Lull South Africa v first innings Endean not put -70 Innes not out a 38 sundry 1 no wickets apr .109 William Edward Dolan 36of 165 Piper Street who appeared before or. D. T. Garnsey s.m., in the court of Petty ses Sions today on a charge of driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor was granted a Bond under Section 556a of the crimes act. He was ordered to enter into a Bond j of �50 to be of Good behaviour for 12 months. On a charge of negligent driving Dolan was remanded i till a March la. Or William c. Beerworth appeared for Dolan and sgt. Dennett prosecuted. Constable r. Peters told the court that about di.53 . On november 22. 1952, he saw defendant driving a motor car South in Bonanza Reet. Dolan s driving was slightly erratic. -. Dolan was intercepted and a when he alighted from ii is car he was unsteady on his feet. Dolan admitted that he had six Beers that Ven ing. He twas slightly under the influence said Constana Peters. To Beerworth con stable Peters said that Dolan j pulled up immediately on Nis i Correct Side when stopped. It Filc was Light at the time to pc it Fenre William Edward Dolan Fahaid that he has held a Drivers licence for 17 years and had not had a Convie Tion recorded against him of any kind. He had not been involved in a motor Accident in that time. Defendant undertook to i refrain from driving a car immediately after having intoxicating liquor. Or. Jornsey found the old in proved but under Section 556a of the crimes act did not proceed to conviction on condition that Dolan enter into a Bond of �50 to. Be of Good behaviour for 12 months. Us. Air liners crash into new York american air liner with 46 people aboard crashed into the Gulf of Mexico late yesterday it is feared that All aboard were killed. So far 17 bodies have been recovered but no survivors have been found. The plane a National air lines dc6, with 41 passengers and a Crew of five was flying from Tampa in Florida to new Orleans. It disappeared 12 Miles South of fort Morgan Ala Bama after taking a Batter ing from 100 Miles an hour winds in a thunderstorm. Ships and search planes today criss crossed the Dis Aster area 44 Miles South East of Mobile Alabama. Bodies were recovered As Trey floated to the surface. Not to drive a Sydney George Smith 38, a Stone Mason of Arthur Street Forrestville was fined �40 and disqualified from driving for five years a the Central court of Petty sessions for driving his Cai while under the in fluence of liquor. Hotel Leask is sold the lease of the Oriental hotel in Argent Street has been sold. This was stated today by the Licensee or. Harold Tilden. He said the new Licensee will be or. Rex Torr a former Licensee of the semaphore hotel. Or. Tilden expects him to arrive in broken Hill shortly before he takes Over on about March 9. Or. Tilden has been the Licensee for about three years. Senator Douglas demo Cra appearing on a Tele vision programme said he could see All kinds of trouble arising from a China Block Ade since to be successful,., it would have to include Ute British port of Hon Kong. R what would happen be asked if the by Tish. Re fused to go along and there was a split Between the . An dts allies senator Clinton Anderson Democrat also urged a Goul. Slow policy in the Par East. Senators Alexander Smith and William Knowland said the . Should do it alone on a naval blockade of China and the bombing of manchurian bases if ame. Rica s allies refuse to sup port these moves. I tractor rescues sick Man tractor was used to Rescue a sick Man in water logged country round Cloncurry. The tractor dragged a trailer to which the Man was strapped for 21 Miles. The journey took nine hours. The Man is Dobbyn Lerae 72a Stockman at Oor Indi Mindie station 50 Miles from Cloncurry. Lerae was level with the water while the trailer was crossing creeks. A Rescue party from Clon Curry in two Blitz waggons left to meet the tractor. By 3 . It had covered Only 27 Miles the trucks took three hours to cover one half mile stretch. Lerae was transferred to one of the trucks which reached Cloncurry Hospi Tal late last night. Eggs Are up again in Vic. prices which were increased by 2d a Dpi he at the weekend by the egg Board might be brought under the control of the prices commission the minister for prices or. Slater said today. Prices announced today by the grocers association Are Hen eggs 5/1 a dozen medium 4/2, Pullet 3/8, Duck 4/2. Hain in the Outback reports from the plying doctor base today showed that areas in the far North West Corner of the state received Benefit from heavy Rains. Stations on the network said that the rain was fairly general though Light. Many expressed the opinion that the rain was from the Tail end of the drought breaking Rains in the territory and in Queensland. Reports received till 8 . Yesterday were pack Saddle 81 Points nary Ilco 22,1 Pampa 8, it. King 19, it. Sturt 25, Kara 25, katalpa1 24,. Yelka 16, Cobham 34. It. Browne 46, Lonsdale 12, Calzola 54, Yamba 14, Devon 5, nun Dora 75 and Marri Pinna 16. Cattle for s. Aus. About 282 head of cattle will arrive Here Early to Morrow morning on then 1700-mile Trio to a special cattle train to Keith in . The cattle have been brought from near the Queensland Border to Stock a the .p. Farming develop ment scheme near Keith in. The former 90-mile desert m the Souther St of .. A special 20-truck Road train left from near the Bor Der about a week ago. It is 7 expected to take about Ari other week before the cattle arrive in Keith. They have been put out to Graze at various stops in route. Their last Stop was at Dubbo yesterday. Two drovers Are travelling with the cattle to attend to " feeding and watering. When they arrive Here about 3 . Tomorrow the cattle will be turned out to. Graze and on thursday will be trucked again for the anal 500-mile stage of the journey. The consignment consists of 256 heifers and six bulls. " Eider Smith so co. Are handling the consignment. Or. A. Bonds to carry on i Adelaide Bonds Motoi services ltd., which runs interstate Tours has been placed in voluntary Liquida. Tion. It is understood the company will continue to carry on its business. The decision Learnt procedure to avoid fore a j Salt of company assets a a lass to meet claims arising from a level crossing smash a. Horsham two years ago. In the level crossing smash ii people were killed and a number injured. The victorian supreme court last year awarded More than �16,000 damages to a Sydney woman who lost a le.? in the Accident. Liti gation arising from the crash is still going on

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