Broken Hill Barrier Miner Newspaper Archives Jun 23 1950, Page 1

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Broken Hill Barrier Miner (Newspaper) - June 23, 1950, Broken Hill, New South Wales Quality and value Beyal Csc rec r it. Invalid in Ert Sweet Hharry. Dry Sherry. Choice unseat. Set no malted. Ute Best Beal the tense. Hock a�4. W Ivarel. Krantz s grocery store b Hyman. Fraps let. Where use goes farther Denfold twin 1m4 to evermore six inches of rain in 3 hours in. Brisbane cyclonic storm with flooding rain and winds of up to 80 Miles per hour hit Brisbane and the North East Corner of . Last night. Bris Bane had six inches of rain within a few hours. I Many people at Stone s Corner a on the outskirts of Brisbane i Art to he rescued from drowning when they suddenly found j Foin feet deep surrounding their Homes. Using boats the police and volunteers resented More than 100 people who were trapped in swirl ing water which Rose to a depth of four feet without warning. Six feet of water Tore through the main Street of Stone s Corner turning it into a raging torrent. Two policemen swam More than 100 Yards to Rescue an elderly woman who was standing in front of her Home up to her armpits in water. M any of the rescued were t rap Ped in their Homes and others had clambered onto the roofs to escape. Many people were rescued at Coloon Gafoa where the water almost submerged some houses. The Cyclone swept along the North coast of . Sweeping through. Byron Bay and Murwillumbah districts but there was surprisingly a Little damage Trees were blown Down As were electric Light and Telephone lines but no one was Hurt and no serious damage was done in the storm. Roads impassable in the North East of the state has cleared but the broken Hill Road is Atill Boggy today. It in expected that traffic will be Able to use the Road by tomorrow. Side roads round broken Hill Are still impassable. Light rain in the past 24 hours was general in the North East scattered on the Northern fringe of the agricultural areas and Iso lated elsewhere. With moister air the tempera Tures this morning were Milder. Adelaide s minimum of 52.3 at 7.15 . Was Well above the average for june. I mount Gambier was the coldest town again with 34 degree. Most places were above 40. Fine to Cool with North East to North winds was the City forecast issued by the weather Bureau at noon today. ?. Over Inch in b. Hill a further 20 Points of rain yesterday afternoon and last night took the total for the past 48 hours to 108 Points. Fine conditions prevailed today when the maximum was 6-.v�,.,-.- �.-. Rita Star at Ascot Rita Hayworth accompanies husband Prince Aly Khan to the Royal enclosure at Ascot. Applications from divorcees for invitations to the Royal enclosure Are usually turned Down automatically but miss Hay Worth As was the Esse last year. Cams under the heading a foreign diplomatic land Board the local land Board 4ook further evidence today in connection with the. Allotment of six blocks out of Corona and. Sturt Meadows holdings. Or. H. I Spencer assistant Western lands commissioner who presided with or. J. Allison local member said that the Board hoped to Complete the taking of evidence Thia afternoon from the 42 applicants announced yesterday. The Board will peruse the Evi Dence Over. The week end and a ballot for the blocks will probably be held on monday morning. On monday the Board will also deaf with the matter. It an Aicra Tom of & irs Veurn in Tocks route Senate passes endowment Bill labor majority in the Senate last night backed Down and passed without amendment the child endowment Bill granting 5/ a week to the first child. 1 the labor party also withdrew its threat to Stop the Supply Bill unless the government conceded an amendment to the child endowment. Bill. The government stood firm and labor faced with a snap election if it withheld Supply surrendered and passed the Bills. V " however there was still a dead lock Between the labor dominated Senate and the government when parliament went into recess this morning. \ the passage of the child endow ment Bill will permit the first endowment payments to be made on july 18-retrospective to june 20. The first payments will by a made to mothers who have other children already endowed. Those who have Only one child Are not Likely to receive payments until later. / the heart of the Holden Jim m m car is the engine. Its Over head valve six Cylinder / ? a Bias a motor rated at 21.6 horse f Power provides Power on i Jetsel Elk i the Hills. Speed on the a a a a Musj a Fly re fat and acceleration As Vwg a Jav. J. Required. Above All the Holden engine is already m famous for its amazing petrol Economy. Holden order Early owners everywhere agree for that for performance com Forward delivery fort appearance and Price. Holden wort Sib Divi is v \ ? dealer Carach got his lodging when he pleaded guilty in the. Police court today to. Begging a alms in Argent Street this morning James John Flanagan. Iwas. Sentenced to a month s hard labor r Constable f. Nehmer said flank again stopped a Man in Argent St. This morning and took something from him. Flanagan then spoke to a clergy Man who handed him something. Defendant admitted he had not worked for five months. To or. C. K. Wards.m., flan Agan said he had been Able to find work but no accommodation. Or. War you will have accommodation for one month we Are not going to put up with nuisances like you

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