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Burnie Advocate (Newspaper) - February 16, 1953, Burnie, Tasmania National Library of Australia Tel locks for g footwear Wilson or. Burnie of phone 284_ landslide to labor in . Majority of to Victory in . The labor landslide in the , elections has Given the Cahill government a majority of at least 20 seats in the new legislative Assembly the general election for the legislative Assembly in West Australia resulted in the labor party defeating the Liberal country party coalition government by a Small majority. The Only seats in . Which remain in doubt Are Armidale where the sitting country party member. Or. Davis Hughes is trailing the labor candidate by 212 votes and Ashfield where the labor member or. J. P. Richard son is 29 ahead. At the close of the old parliament labor had a majority of two but for most of its term of office it depended on the support of the Independent labor member for North Sydney or. J. L. Geraghty. The stat of the parties on the latest figures is labor. 56 Liberal. 21 country party. 14 Independent labor 1 doubtful. 2 a the state of the parties in the old parliament was labor 48, Liberal 28, country party 17, Independent labor saturday s vote confirmed the pronounced swing away from the non labor parties that has been evident in Federal and state by elections and inter state elections in the past year. Chief interest in the count now centres on Armidale and Ashfield where both sitting members Are fighting for their political lives. About 2000 postal and elec toral visitor votes remain to be counted. Seats which Tho labor party has gained Are from the Liberal party Concord Cooee Dru Moyne Kogarah North Sydney Parramatta Ryde and Sutherland. Prom the country party Dubbo and Mudgee. Labor won North Sydney from the Independent labor Man or. J. L. Geraghty but in Hartley the Independent labor candidate or. J. Chalmers successfully defied the party machine. The minister for labor and Industry or. Finnan was Defeated in Albury by the sitting Liberal member or. D. G. Madman. Or. Pin Nan s old electorate Darling Hurst was eliminated under re distribution and he con tested Albury after being beaten in a pre selection bal lot for Concord. All the other ministers Are Safe i although the final re sult in . Has not been determined in two seats it is expected that labor will have a minimum of 26 off 50 seats in the new parliament. The liberals will probably have 15 seats and the coun try party nine. The Premier sir Ross m Larty has conceded defeat and will tender his government s Resigna Tion As soon As it is convenient for the new government to take Over. The new Premier will be or. A. R. G. Hawke who has been Leader of the opposition since or. Wise re signed from parliament. He has been a member of the Assembly for 20 years and held several ministerial posts in labor governments Dur ing the War years. Election results hailed As death Nell of austra Lian Liberal party.-p.3. I Dairy Farmers raise Cain Melbourne. The victorian Premier or. Cain appears to by prepared to accept a Chai Lenge by 300 Dairy Farmers at a meeting at Dandenong on Friday night that unless the state government j granted an increase in the wholesale Price of milk they would kill their cows. \ Icahn said on saturday that to was sorry responsible milk producers had used such unjustifiable language but he would not discuss the milk Price prob Lem in an atmosphere of Blas. On wednesday he would meet producers to discuss the milk Price but he hoped the discussions would be on a much higher plane than those on Friday v night. The labor Cabinet is in a dilemma Oscr the milk 1 Price. The majority of Cabinet ministers strongly opposed any further increase but i others believe that unless an increase is granted this week it could cause the government to lose the by election in Gipp land next saturday. The electoral area is in Tho heart of the state s largest milk producing District. Labor party May Start paper m. M. Non Art. Tho state executive of the australian labor party is thinking of. Beginning a weekly Labo newspaper in Tasmania. I Tho Federal president of Tho party or. E. Reec Etho tas Manian minister for lands and works said last a Luht that plans Wero Only tentative. How Vor if sufficient sup port was Northc Molnr from . Branches and affiliated minions throughout Tho state tic could seo no reason Why Mich a publication could not be launched successfully. Or. Rocco said Tho publication would contain items of sporting Rural and Domestic interest As Well As nows of party and Union activities. The Headquarters would to in Launceston with a Branch Taff it Hobart. Sees husband gored to death i wife and her four children saw their husband and father gored to death by a wild Ypil on his Dairy farm near Lake Boga on saturday afternoon. Ile was Waller Murdoch Bethune 55a Well known Dalry Farmer front fish Point near Lake Boga. Mrs. Linda Bethune was milking cows in a nearby hed when she saw Tho Bull attack her husband from behind who waded through an irrigation Channel while two of her children Gillian 10 and Laurie 10rushed to Beth no s Aid. The Brave woman rushed in and dragged the pawing Bull away from her husband. However. Bethune was extensively gored and died soon after wards to was badly Cut on Tuc Solo and his Chest was crushed. His two cider sons Wero in the House and they rushed out with a and shot Tho Bull which was a big Fulcs Ian. Bethune was leading Tho my by a Nam i rough a ring in its nose to a water Hole when it attacked him from behind and gored him into Tho ground. The a thunes have had the Bull since it was three weeks old. It was normally docile but after being tethered 10 i Days ago it become Wilder. Venice court impounds Oil runner s cargo Venice tribunal brought by the Tanker Mirilla from the to remain in Torace for the next 15 Days. On saturday ordered the 5000 ton of Oil nationalised Atiglio iranian Oil Fields in Persia the tribunal president announced that Tho cargo must to held for that time while to made a decision on Tho Anglo iranian Oil co s request for judicial sequestration of the Oil. Anglo iranian co. Lawyers began efforts to have the cargo confiscated As the Mirella s embarrassed skip per Captain Amilcare Maz zeo stepped ashore on sat urday into the embraces of the persian ambassador. Tho company s italian Law yer Signor Pasquale Chio month argued that Tho persian nationalisation Law was illegal and invalid because Tho pors Lan government had not paid or attempted to pay proper compensation. Signor demo Gallo. Lawyer for Supor co., which chartered Tho Marlella. Replied that Tho person nationalisation Law was completely Legal and with in Tho terms of Tho persian Constitution. Tho Marlella started pumping Oil ashore at midday on sat urday while Tho Anglo iranian Oil co. Lawyers Wero still closeted with Tho president of Tho von Leo court. Tho ship Berthod at a wharf adjoining tanks belonging to Angolo Tagliabue Independent italian Oil trader. After Tho Marlella berthed the wife of Tho persian Ambas Sador handed it Bunch of Pink carnations to Tho Tanker s Mastor. Tho Poslan ambassador All Mansour culled excitedly to capt Mazzeo. You Are a hero then gave him a Sil ver Clear Otto Box. Amid being hugged and his hands being Ehn Kon capt. Mazzeo rolled. I was Only doing my Job. Boland him a group of person children waving persian flags. Jumped up and Down shouting and cheering. Can Wyllo in Teheran the Poslan Primo minister or. Mossa Ducj discussed Tho Oil situation for two hours with Tho tj.8. Ambassador or. Loy Henderson. They conferred after recent reports that Britain s refusal to accept or. Moss ado s views would Force the discussions to end. I i demand clemency for atom spies 9 has reached president Eisenhower from the Vatican that Pope Pius is receiving fresh demands to request clemency for the condemned a Tom spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. The Pope s communication however does not itself urge clemency or discuss the merits of the Case. Tho second papal communication was sent to the White House on saturday by Tho it. Reverend amleto Giovanni sic Ognall apostolic Delegate to Washington. It related that urgent pleas for the condemned couple had been received by Tho Pope who Felt the United states should be informed. The adopt Olla Delegate was told that president Eisenhower was notified of the letter and had expressed his thanks Xor this asked by reporters whether the president might reconsider his decision of last wednesday morning refusing the Rosen Berg s clemency Appeal the White House Secretary or. James Hagerty said the statement the president issued on the Rosenbergs Speaks for or. Hagerty repeatedly refused to say specifically whether the president would review his decision in the Case. In his original ruling on the clemency Appeal. President Eisenhower said there was no now evidence on which to re Verso the court s verdict. The Rosenbergs crime to said involved Tho betrayal of the in Taro nation and could very Well result in Tho death of Many Many thousands of innocent in Palm Beach Florida yesterday or. James m granary former attorney general said to received the Pope s message of last december. He did not act on the message because it did not take up the merits of Tho Case. Or. M Granery added that he did not consider the verbal communication from the holy see a formal request for Clem ency since there was nothing in writing and toe did not sub Mit it to then president tru Man or any other High. Authority. X the Rosenbergs Julius 34 and Ethel 36 go be fore judge Irving Kauf Man in new York to Day to hear a new execution Date sett on saturday about 300 per sons sent to Washington from new York by Tho National committee to secure Justice in Tho Rosenberg began picketing near Tho White House. They carried signs demanding that or. Eisenhower reconsider Tho Case. In new York the Rosenbergs j had a three hour Valentine s i Day visit from their Young sons i vow . In sing sing prison s death House. Michael 9 and Robert 5 were brought to the prison by Rosenbergs lawyer. To told re porters later that the children went first to see their Mother,1 the sole occupant of the women s Wing of death the boys had Valentines for her. Uliey then visited theil father who occupies a cell in the men s Section of the death House. Ujj Doyle out on Jujj �5000 bail j Sydney Reginald Aubrey Doyle 41 investor was released from Lone Bay gaol on �5000 bail at i 9 o clock last night. Or. Harney Goldstein i Sydney financier who is Well known a sporting circles paid the Ball in Cash in �10 notes. Gold Stein was accompanied to the prison by Doyle s Soll Cit or or. P. N. Roach. Doyle who surrendered to police shortly after Midnight on Friday morn \ Long spent the week end in ? gaol. Doyle was granted the �5000 bail when he a i pc Rcd in court on Friday to face charges of forgery and false pretences involve Long �72,535, but no one i supplied the bail. Doyle had Only one visitor while in gaol. This was his wife who visited 1 him for 20 minutes on sat s urday. Nurses criticise their uniforms Hobart at a meeting of Tho Hospital employees federation at new Norfolk on saturday night nurses criticised the Quality of uni forms Given them at Public hospitals. They described them As ill fitting of poor material and badly it was decided that Tho minister for health or. Turnbull to approached to seo if anything could to done to improve the position Ambrose s English White Flannelette. 3/11 cd. Heavy unbleached twill sheets 28/ a. # special Quality 84 x 90. ? girl s Glove silk pan tettes. 3/6 or. Sizes 3-11. Men s lib socks. 4/6 or. Zoo Lon Heel and toe slightly imperfect. Thea Aro guaranteed socks and will definitely out last two pairs of Ordinary socks. Shop Early ? Cash Only at Ambrose s Sheffield fire this picture of the fir e which destroyed the Sheffield Sawmill of f. H. Haines pay. Ltd. Last week was sent in by a Sheffield Reader or. Thoa a. Beswick who is a keen Amateur photographer. It was taken at 6 . Dorine the height of the

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