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Cairns Post (Newspaper) - June 29, 1953, Cairns, Queensland National Library of Australia i Sun Moon tides i to Day Utah pm my High 9.47 5.11 11.00 &5. Low 5.00 3.1 4.06 0.8 to Morrow Jil to to. Us High 10.37 5.8 11.48 Ai Low 5.45 3.0 453 1.1 Sunrise Sunset Moil june 29 6.46 Sun. 5.53 Pau. Moon last Quarter. July 4. Big three conference at Bermuda deferred. Sir Winston Churchill told to rest by doctors London june 27 . The British prime minister sir Winston Churchill to Day basked in the Sunshine at his country House at Chartwell while 20 Miles away his official residence no. 10 Downing Street announced the postponement of the big three Ber Muda talks because of his need for a Complete rest. On the advice of doctors he consulted president Eisenhower and the French Premier and they agreed to postpone the meeting. Sir Winston who is 78, will remain at Chartwell for at least a month. He will continue to receive import ant official papers and questions of major government policy will be referred to him. In his absence or. R. A. Butler the 50-year-old Chancellor of the exchequer will preside at Cabinet meetings. Or. Butler will share with the lord privy Seal and Leader of the House or. Harry Crookshank the responsibility for general statements of government pol icy in the House of commons. The lord president of the Council the marquess of Salisbury will assist sir win Ston As required in matters of foreign policy. In need of Complete rest a medical report signed by his personal physician lord Horan and sir Russell brain a. Neurologist said. The prime minister has had no respite for a Long time from his very arduous duties and is in need of Complete rest. We have. Sir Winston i Churchill i therefore advised him to aban Don his journey to Bermuda and to lighten his duties for at least a president s message president Eisenhower said in a message to sir Winston that he regarded the postpone ment of the big three meet ing As Only a temporary deferment there is no ques Tion of cancelling the Confer ence. A. Foreign office spokes Man said that it will be postponed for about a month. Sir Winston went to Chart Well unexpectedly two Days ago he Felt tired and decided to rest for a few Days before boarding the battleship Van a guard on tuesday to go Toi Bermuda. There was nothing in to a Day s medical announcement Toi indicate that the prime minis Ter is suffering from any ail ment other than fatigue. Foreign office changes. Sir Winston Churchill May Low have to face up to making then in a bedroom drawer he i found five pieces of jewellery i. Valued at �4000. Which he took. Drought threat hits Farmers Daisy feb eduction 1 decline Brisbane june 28.-Dairy. Production in Queensland had. Fallen by 30 per cent in the last 10 Days the president of the Queensland dairymen s organisation or. C. H. Jamieson said to night. He said the drought was hit tins the Industry hard. Queensland s May june rain 1 fall is to lowest since 1946. Many important centres have ? not had any rain this month. The pro Ridant of Tho milk. Producers association or. A. � c. Voi t � said the exceptional i dry spell had been made worse of heavy Black frosts. I red recapture Mountain Peak on East Central front. Bain stalls chinese offensive Seoul june 2g Aap. Chinese communist troops recaptured Lookout Mountain on the East cent ral front in Kare yester Day but were driven from an important Uli position on the Western front to Day. Heavy rain and raging Moun Tain streams to Day stalled the big chinese offensive on the East Central front giving battered , soldiers time to repair their defence line 12 Miles North of the vital Hwa Chon Reservoir. The communists recaptured Lookout Mountain with the Aid of a heavy artillery barrage two companies smashed to the top of the dominating position South of Capitol Hill Only a few hours after the South kor Ean troops bad seized the Peak in a see saw Battle. On the Western front South korean troops supported by the biggest Cannon the United nations has in Korea the 240 millimetre howitzer surged Over the Crest of outpost Bak and Down the reverse slope an officer said that bitter fighting continued and that it was too Early to say that the Hill was secured. The weather was a bad that Allied b-26 bombers made Only nine strikes against the big communist bulge below Kum song during the night. A few flare planes braved the heavy skies and lighted up the Battle Field for the Republic of Korea and american artillerymen. Popular support returning to liberals cause presidents belief. Canberra june 28.-the Federal executive of the lib eral party of Australia which will meet to Morrow is firmly i confident that the tide of popular support is flooding Back i strongly to the Liberal cause and the Menzies government. The Federal president or. S Anderson said to Day. He said the recent Transfer. Cation in the political scene. Has confounded prophets. It. Began with the new year when i the impressive facts of eco l recovery from the Post inflationary recession started to Register he added. The Senate vote was the firs major result of this change. R almost overnight the the government was not Only arrested but Strajk \ singly reversed. The trend has continued since May. 9. The. Dulwich Hill by election in \ . On june 20 showed an eight per cent swing against i the labour party since the state general election in february. Or. Anderson said with the budget session ahead and a year to Complete its Job the Menzies government can now look with Confidence to Vic tory at the House of repress natives elections next year k calling for every supporter to become an Active fighter in the Liberal cause he said i that most australians now 6 agree with the Liberal party i that the australian economic Structure is so sound that we should preach Confidence in i our country and not Lack of japanese floods claim 263 worst this i Century. London june 28 Aap. Reuter 5 Tokio correspondent says that police reported 263 dead on flooded Kyushu Island. Southern Japan this morning. After Days of record break ing deluge beyond previous experience this Century. 770 Are injured and 406 missing in addition to those killed. Japanese National Security forces and United states air and. Army units Are co operating in the Rescue work. Whole villages disappeared when Rivers broke their Banks and scoured some of Japan s richest Rice growing land. The damage is estimated in millions. Maltese migrant \ injured fell into Creek from train. Melbourne june 28.-a maltese migrant stepped from an electric train to night and fell 55 feet into a Creek at Clifton Hill a Melbourne sub Urb. His sister her husband and their 17-months-old son just managed to save them selves from following him. The migrant. William Galea �30of North Fitzroy Stag gered from the Creek and a found wandering in a Clifton Hill Street by two pedestrians. Galea was taken to Hospital ? with a compound fracture of the jaw and a ruptured Bowel. The train had stopped for a signal about 8 . As it approached Clifton Hill on a single track Bridge 55 feet above the Creek. Galea opened the door and stepped out thinking he had reached the station. 1 fish Tif in tops Madrid june 27 fresh fish were found among Trees and Bushes on the Hills at la Conreras near Barcelona after a violent Sloan and Hurricane recently in the coast nearly five mais away. Camp is cooked Thain for lunch. Dramatic Day s play in second test England throws away Golden Opportunity London june 27 Australia won Back the advantage in a dramatic Day s play in the second test at lords to Day but need to attack with Vigour on monday if they Hope to turn the advantage into Victory. England threw away a Golden Opportunity to Day. Shortly before lunch they needed less than 70 runs to pass Australia a first inn Ings score of 346 with eight wickets in hand. Hutton the master was dismissed soon after wards for a magnificent 145-his fifth test Century against Australia. His departure As has happened so Many times for England 1 meant the beginning of the end. After lunch seven wickets fell for 85 runs. Disastrous Start what looked like being a Mammoth score fell away to a Mere first innings Lead of 26. Even that would not have been obtained but for the last wicket stand of 31 by Wardle and stat Ham. Australia began disastrously j in the second innings with has sett out with the score at three. Then Miller and Morris slowly broke Down the viciousness of the English attack and proceeded to score at a leisurely Pace. Miller toward stumps went for the runs and raced away from Morris. At stumps Australia had lost one wicket for 96 and led by 70 runs. Miller was is not out and Morris 38 not out. There was drama in to Day s play from the first Over. Eng land one wicket for 177 Over night received a sudden Jolt. Lind Wall warming up with the i old Ball bowled Graveney for 78 with his fourth delivery with Ian in swinger. The wound was soon eased by the return to form of Denis Compton. Until to Day �3 was his highest score in a test against Australia since 1948. He did not have an easy passage and earned full Marks for Bis Fine 57. Hutton reached Bis Century and Compton his half Century with ease. Suddenly the second blow of the Day fell. Hutton swept a Ball from Johnston for four through the leg trap to make the partnership Worth 102. The next Ball came into Hutton s body More and instead of hitting it for four he hit a catch to Hole at Short leg. Three were Down for 279. Collapse after lunch. The collapse began in the first Over after lunch. Watson play ing in his first test against Australia attempted to hit a full toss from Johnston. The Ball rebounded from Langley s pads onto the wicket with wat son out of his crease. Then Benaud spinning the Ball tricked Compton into edging a catch to the slips. With half the England Side out Australia went in for the kill. Lindwall who bowled Only one spell of six overs earlier was Given the Ball. Two balls later two More English wickets were Down Brown caught by the wicketkeeper Langley and Evans bowled first Ball. So it continued until England s score read nine for 341-five Short of Australia s 346 Opportunity lost Wardle helped by the last Man. Statham refused to give j up and took the score to 372 before Davidson clean bowled Wardle. England s Middle bats i men had thrown away an of \ port Unity English spectators waited years to witness. Lind. Wall wrecker of Many English innings in the past took five j for 66 Benaud showed Promise As a Lee dinner. He made the fall lift sharply and spin off j the pitch. Ring was not so successful. He began Well but his length and direction soon j fell a a v. Hutton welcomed hts Bowling. Johnston again worried by a knee injury stuck to i task Well. H ton Anh Watson were two of Hist Scales. Miller s dismissal of Bailey was strange. Bailey hit the Ball on to his Hoot. It flew into theim a and Miller took the catch. I Miller was not sure it was a j catch As he intentionally Zugg i led the Ball in comic fashion to amuse the crowd. He looked surprised when an Appeal for a catch was allowed. The crowd stunned by the suddenness of England s. Col lapse. Cheered with fresh Hope when Hassett was out with he score at three. Hassett at tempted to turn the Ball from Statham to leg. But then pulled his Bat away. He seemed bewildered by the Umpire s acknowledgement of an Appeal i for a catch As the Ball seemed to come off his left pad. Man f or crisis Miller showed he was the Man for a crisis. He batted soundly until he was Well set and then began to Chase runs. Bedser tempted Morris to play leg Side strokes that have been fatal in recent innings but mor Ris was stubborn. So stubborn in fact that Bedser left for his first spell without a wicket. He1 also failed to take a Wicki to. In his second spell 30 minute before stumps. Miller and Morris then Bott Well set had passed the 50 partnership and consolidated i the advantage Australia had gained. England with the last use of the pitch faces a grim 1 Prospect but they will be help-1 de toward a draw at least in less Australia sets out to hat Ter the Bowling on monday. The sits Bas behaved Perltet-1 by but there ate prospects of j ram Over us week end. Fortunes have fluctuated us Many times in this remarkable test that it would be foolish to attempt to name the win nor. I the scores. Australia first innings 346 innings. Hutton c Hole b Johnston 145 Kenyon c Davidson b Lind Wall. 3 Graveney b Lindwall. 78 Compton c Hole b Benaud 57 Watson std. Langley b Johnston. 4 Bailey c and b Miller. 2 Brown c Langley b Lind Wall. 22 Evans b Lindwall. 0 Wardle b Davidson 23 Bedser b Lindwall. 1 Statham not out. 17 sundries. 20 total.372 fall 9, 177, 279. 291. 301. 328. 328, 332, 341, 372. Bowling. O. M. R. W. Lindwall 23 4 66 5 Miller. 25 57 % Johnston. 35 la 91 2 ring. 14 2 43 0 Benaud. 19 4 70 1 Davidson. 10 2 25 1 innings. Hassett c Evans b Statham 3 Morris not out. 35 Miller not out. 58 one wicket for 96 fall 3. Bowling. O. M. R. W. Bedser. La 2 27 0 Statham. 9 3 17 1 Wardle. To 4 15 0 Bro a. 5 2 14 0 Bailey. 6 1 23 0 North co forecast r Aux Pla West aet i less optimistic London. Jane 28 . English Cricket writers were less optimistic to Day about England s prospects in the second test. Reynold s news said eng land squandered their test Chance. Alter the dangling ? prospects of a Mammoth test score before another huge crowd at lords England s 26 j runs ahead after the first in rings seemed a Small Consola Tion for the task of taking last Knock on a unbaked wicket j sir Jack Hobbs in the Sun Day express said the English shortcomings such As too few real successes Amon r the bats men and too numerous comparative failures combined to j put Australia in a slight j More favourable position. He predated that the wicket would not get better but could deteriorate to England s peril. I to would rather be in Australia s than England s Posi he wrote. Rain fell last night in Lon Don though not heavily. The weather Bureau forecast a Chanee of thunderstorms to Day. _ Monte Bello atom chief takes Survey at Woomera. I London. June 21 the evening news says that sir William Penny who was in charge of Britain s first atom test at Monte Bello islands in october last year has made a. Secret visit to the Woomera rocket Range for an on the spot Survey to pick up a testing site \ for the new tests. Sir William is expected to be in direct control of the next tests. Berlin talks on uprisings demand to soviet High commissioner. London. June 27 Reuter s Berlin correspondent says that the three Western High commissioners met in Berlin to Oday to discuss the problems i created by last week s East Ger i Man uprising. I a communique issued after the meeting said that they would try i to restore Normal conditions in Berlin. They declared that re cent events in East Germany had once again demonstrated their j. Demand to the soviet High commissioner that Normal con Dillons and communications in Berlin be restored at once. I i Tiger posting machines us Varieta kind of choirs Ana statement Fons "7-1 a Garte tji sae med and cited by Gex aliens St pay. Ltd. I a Scarf Telephone 2131. Hanged Man s guilt British press doubts London Jane 28 sunday papers to Day headlined their deems about the guilt of the Larry Driver. Timothy Evans we was hanged three years ate for strangling his baby Dauan Ter. Geraldine. Mounting demands for an in Quiry into the facts of the Evans Case were spurred on by Tea revelations of the mass murderer John Christie during his trial last week. He was the chief prosecution witness at the Evans trial. Christie who was sentenced to death on thursday for the murder of his own wife claimed that Evans wife Beryl was one of seven women he had killed in his shabby West London Flat during the past few years. Reynolds news asked in huge headlines splashed across the front Page did an inno cent Man hang ? death cell accusation by the paper said that Timothy Evans called prison officers and Scotland Yard detectives to his death cell on the eve of his execution and made one of the most sensational statements Ever made by a prisoner under sen tence of the paper said that Evans told his listen ers Christie threatened to murder me if i talked. I have made a mess of things. I should have told All this before. It was Christie who murdered my wife and child. He told me after wards that if i said an Rhing about it he would kill me. The people headlined Ita Story Evans proof of Innoce is now to support its suspicion that Evans was wrongfully execute this paper cited new testimony Given to its reporter by Evans aunt mrs. Vinlent Lynch who lives in Wales. Standfield for High Lea is ten thousand Domben discussions Brisbane june 28. Trainer Fred Best said to night that the leading jockey Jim Standfield would ride High Lea in saturday s doom Ben ten thousand " /. To. High Lea is one of Qia Aji land s Best prospects lifts Lvuv ten thousand. No die has been eng faced Tor to victorian win Lake. In the Tea. Thousand and Andy Tindal for Tudor a re. La hey Var hit by a flying clod in Satur Jay s sprint and to Day his off Side Eye was Al rest closed. 1 however his Trainer Cash. Man expects the injury to i respond to treatment. The Domben cup Tandi Tate Dou Leblank was another to meet with � similar mishap. Final acceptances for the. Domben double Are due on ties Jay. Bookmakers Nave rated la heir s Lisi Itunina hand Cap Sec Ond a saturday s Best ten thousand trial. A 20 to 1 Chance before the l a Teing Handicap. La hey to now bracket to on Thihn line with rotate and True Leader. Coniston has an even More spectacular Advance but is still quoted Al five Points longer l an la hey although he beat the Syan y horse Boma in the lightning. To a c a eased two Points and tier pm uni. Under a clout Bern Nee of ? an injured Kite As. Ant out six Points. For the cup. Eon Bow has been promoted two lines and Resal and Bastia i Lika have Reed did. Following 1br-"t Rirs on suit Orcas 1-a test Market tile Iati s Arki to Niter on. Tho riot bin is Tex Tiki san Kremli. Pure fire la Hov rotate. Trim Leader Coniston. Sunup. W flak. Had easy. To i minium. High Lea. Hydrogen Matt maid. Tudor Arch. Beau Falcon eclair Hall master. Kataru. San Domen Ico. Pale general. Domben cup Hydrogen Alinga. Ben Bow. Swei 1 William. Basha Felika French Echo. Hardway Kashmir. Prol Taire. It Al glitter double Blank. Earldom. Liberal leaders i tour of Queensland Brisbane. Sliv 23 the state Liberal leaner or. T. A Hiley and the be puny Leader. Imp. K. Morris. Ult Brisbane to night for a pres Onalfo t Naglit s tour of North my Cen trial Queensland be Ore they left by train for Tom it i they said they Wen particularly interested in visiting the Burdekin my Rickii Amnion areas irrigation works to be Cut i minister s announcement Brisbane. June 28.-Irri. Gabon works in Queensland i will be sliced by More than half in the next financial year. Tho �3� million budget has been Cut to �11 million. The lands and irrigation minister or. T. A. Foley who announced this to night said that loan restrictions have forced the government to re Duce its irrigation programme

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