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Canberra Times (Newspaper) - January 23, 1961, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory National Library of Australia thought Tor to Day Greal things through greatest hazards Are attained. John Fletcher Royal army s Advance on vital Road rebels Force in Laos split Vientiane sunday . A Royal laotian army drive North along the Vientiane Luang Rabang Road had split the forces of the pro communist rebels and restored government control Over More than 80 Miles of this vital Road it was claimed in Vientiane yesterday. Pro communist forces had not been destroyed and Ivere still free to wage a harassing Campaign British United press said. The Only real engagement in the drive occurred at Ben Nisi Hiep on the Nam like River about 40 Miles North of Vientiane. The government troops routed the rebels there and captured some weapons including two 103-mm. Howitzers. After the engagement a battalion of Patchet lao troops took to the mountains Tot the West. A Small engagement occurred when government troops recaptured Van Vieng. About 15 Miles South of Pha Tang and 65 Miles North of Vientiane. The government forces captured a howitzer there and a considerable amount of am munition other weapons and vehicles. Again a Large group broke off and took to the mountains said the commander of the task Force making the drive North colonel Oudone Sananikone. Colonel Oudone said we have regained control Over much of the Road and Many villages but we have solved Little militarily. Nothing can prevent these forces from retaking some of the areas they have lost. But that is the problem we have faced for years. We have never been Able to exterminate these communist guerrillas. We just drive them out of one area and they pop up again in a near by . Me the British ambassador in Moscow sir Frank Roberts yesterday delivered an Oral statement on the situation in Laos to the russian Deputy foreign minister or. Vasily Kiliz Nemtsov. The statement was a reply to the russian note of de Cember 22, in which Russia proposed an International conference on Laos. Reports said the British proposal suggested that the International control com Mission on Laos should be reconvened. Meanwhile an Ter message from Hon Kong said Prince Norodom Sihan Ouk of Cambodia had told the communist chinese Prem Ier or. Chou in Lai he was prepared to withdraw his re cent proposal for an enlarged meeting of the Geneva con Ference on Laos. La Frince said he would withdraw his proposal in favour of the proposal of communist China for a new discussion with a limited number of participants of the Lem Eva conference m message looted As its source the new Man news Agency. Sydney Sydney . Man detect Ive sergeant r. E. Len Donni arrived in Sydney to Day with the names of four men who May be Able to help in the mystery death of Macquarie Street sur Geon or. James Macrae Yeates. The City Coroner or. C. S. Rodgers at the conclusion of the inquest into or. Yeates death found last week that the doctor had been felonious by slain by a person or persons. Unknown at his Vaucluse Home on sep tember 15." the four men All world War two associates of or. Yeates were named by a Man Lendrum interviewed for six hours at Brisbane . On saturday. The Man a 42-year-old War pensioner told Lendrum he believed All four had continued their Friendship with the dead Man in Post War years. The men All served with or. Yeates in the 9th Divi Sion. Sydney . To Morrow will ask the army depart ment to Check their service records for any clue which might indicate their whereabouts. The Man interviewed on saturday had served in the 9th division with or. Yeates As his medical orderly and continued the association in Post War years. Conference to seek new arms approach London sunday . The common wealth prime ministers conference opening on March 8, will seek a new approach to the prob Lem of world disarmament negotiations authoritative sources said to Day. They added that disarmament would be one of the key topics of the week Long Commonwealth meetings to be presided Over by the Bri Tish prime minister or. Macmillan. The Commonwealth talks virtually will coincide with the reconvening of the United nations general Assembly in new York to discuss what Many International Agures consider the outstanding cur rent world Issue disarmament. Politicians in London speculated whether the soviet prime minister or. Krush Chev and other top world figures might not again con verge on new York for the general Assembly s disarmament discussion. German general on . Visit general Adolf a cum Ger chief of staff of the West German armed forces and new chairman of the nato military committee holds the at Tention of Admiral sir Caspar John left first sea lord and chief Dir Ector of the Royal naval tactical school Wool wich London on the general s visit there last thursday. Gen. Heusinger was paying a four Day visit to Britain to tour British military installations and Confer with service chiefs. Peace goal of new . Leader sunday . The United states was ready to join with the soviet Union and other nations in working towards the imperative goal of world peace the new . President or. Kennedy said yesterday. He gave the Assurance to the soviet prime minister or. Khrushchev in his first official move in International affairs. Or. Kennedy s message responding to or. Krush Chev s Telegram of congratulations on his inauguration on Friday was announced by the White House last night after members of the new president s Cabinet were sworn in. Welcomed or. Kennedy welcomed or. Khrushchev s message of congratulations and told him we Are ready and anxious to co operate with All who Are prepared to join in menu Inre dedication to the Assur Ance of a peaceful and More fruitful life for All Mankind american associated press reported that or. Kennedy began his new frontiers administration. With a bang. In spite of the Long hours of Public functions after his inauguration on Friday or. Kennedy was up and at work in the White House Early yesterday. He signed an order giving More and better food and government Aid to needy families in economically depressed areas and then busily filled in the hours until the Cabinet swearing the . Chief Justice or. Earl Warren administered the oath to or. Kennedy s 10 Cabinet members and to or. Adlai Stevenson the new . Ambassador to the United nations. The Exchange of messages in the first hours of or. Kennedy s administration opened an Active period in Moscow Washington Diplo Macy looking toward East West negotiations and pro Bably an eventual Summit conference. American associated press said. The leaders of the communist bloc Russia and China yesterday clashed in their reaction to president Kennedy s inauguration. Moscow was favourable peking hostile. As she has been since he won the presidential nomination. In Moscow or. Khrushchev and the american ambassador or. Llewellyn Thomp son talked for two hours on sovict-. Relations at the soviet Premier s request. China greeted the new president with a bitter per Sonal attack. One newspaper described him As being covered with the stinking smell of this dramatic Aerial View shows twisted wreck age. Littering the Bridge Over the Gasconade River five Miles West of new Burg Missouri on the Frisco Railroad after 21 wagons of an eastbound freight train were derailed last week. The Bridge will be out of operation for at least 10 Days. Jaipur sunday . Tie Tiger Hunt the Queen and Duke of Edin Burgh will attend to Morrow is definitely on a British official source said to Day. But it had not yet been decided whether the Queen or the Duke would shoot the source added. When it was first Learned that the maharajah of Jai Pur had invited the Queen to attend the Hunt animal lovers in Britain and India protested. Meanwhile in new Delhi the Secretary of an Indian anti cruelty group began a fast in protest against the shoot. Shouts of Jai to Greet Ings from 100,000 people welcomed the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh when they drove to the Pink Stone City of Jaipur to Day after flying from new Delhi. Villagers along the eight mile route from Manganar Airport greeted the Royal couple with cheers and hand Waves. Earlier in new Delhi Sev eral thousand people broke into cheers when they watched the Royal couple and president Prasad a hindu attend morning service at the Cathedral Church. Of redemption. Last night the Queen said that in India As in Britain it was the family group which was the vital and continuing Factor in a country s social j Structure. I families Are the bricks from which All human societies Are built. If the bricks Are sound the edifice will endure she said. The Queen was replying to a Toast proposed by president Prasad at a banquet in her honour. 160 rescued Oil Sydney beaches Sydney than 160 people were rescued at seven of Sydney s major beaches when huge Waves and treacherous seas lashed the . Coastline to Day. Dangerous seas closed several beaches including Dee Why Bondi and Queenscliff this afternoon. Insist on Lucas genuine spares Canberra Auto electrics 8 Lonsdale St Braddon . Phones 11500. J1618 renewed Leopol Dvalle Sun Day . Sixty europeans mostly Bel Gians have sought United nations Protection in Stanleyville Oriental province where a new wave of terror appears to have gripped Whites. Many other europeans have fled from Stanleyville and More Are Likely to seek Protection. The 60 Whites who have sought Protection arc in a building near Stanleyville Airport. I meanwhile the London. Sunday express reports that fear and tension is rising among Whites in Kenya. After the election next month of Kenya s first native dominated government Many africans expected to be Able to take Over the houses cars and even the women of europeans the paper said. 1� Aziul a United nations spokes Man in Leopold Ville said that 12 belgians seized by pro Lumumba is forces in. Stanleyville has been released after a Ransom had been paid. Or. Bombolo said the former Premier or. Lumumba would be brought to trial As soon As judges could be found to try him. He said or. Lumumba would be tried according to due Legal processes on charges that would probably in clude incitement to murder setting up a dictatorship and usurping Power. At a press conference yesterday the foreign minister or. Justin Bomboro said the horribly mutilated bodies of three europeans had been found in Bukavu and Mem Bers of an american Mission there had been tortured. In a report from Nairobi a sunday express correspond ent said raffle tickets were being sold to africans with White women promised As the prizes. Five shilling tickets had been sold in Nairobi which entitled africans to pick out a european car when next month s elections were Over. Africans had been singing Mau Mau War hymns and almost every night at Rowdy Beer drinking election meet Ings violence towards europ eans was being openly Dis cussed

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