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Canberra Times (Newspaper) - June 13, 1964, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory National Library of Australia thought for today the vanity of being known to be " so with a secret is generally one of the chief motives to Dis close Jonnson. For Felca watches Jordan s a sgt Jei Vellers Mir Thiafi it hours two former ministers new knights professor sir Walter Murdoch sir John Cramer sir Charles Davidson sir Horace Petty sir John Madrio sir Withiam Yeo sir Richard Randall sir Russell John Dumas the Queen has created ten new australian knights and promoted another Knight to a higher order in her birthday honours. The Queen has honoured about 200 australians from All walks of life for their services to the nation in Many spheres. Among those honoured were 20 Canberra people including a Knight and four women. Those honoured in Australia include Public servants servicemen leaders in Industry Commerce and medi Cine the Church sport and the theatre. A lifetime s work in Edu cation and literature has been rewarded by making professor Walter Murdoch of South Perth now in his 90th year a Knight commander of the order of St. Michael and St. George . Two former common wealth ministers have also been knighted. The former postmaster general or. Davidson has been made a Knight com Mander of the British Empire in recognition of his outstand ing Public service. The former minister for the army or. Cramer has been created a Knight Bachelor for his Public ser vice. Sir Charles Davidson has retired from politics but sir John Cramer is still a Mem Ber of the House of representatives. Sir Russell John Dumas of Perth already a Knight Bat Taelor has been promoted to alight commander of the British Empire. In it Bachelor in the Federal list Are or. Leonard Charles Edward la Don of Fitzroy South Australia. President of the Royal australasian College y s5ce l961 formerly ?"?,Dent Nati Nal heart & at0naof , asian Pacific Sod cardiology. In Recagni i on of his outstanding Fer-1 vis to Medicine Richard John Randall of i str act re mss1 economic and Fin Ancia department of the1 Treasury. In recognition of is Public service. _ William Yeo c.b.e., of Elizabeth Bay new South Wales. New South Wales state the returned sailors soldiers and air is Imperial league of Recagni Sta Liong and out standing work on behalf of sex servicemen. Ill involve the development of about 1,200 residential blocks. The full programme will take place Over the next two and a half years. The contracts announced yesterday were awarded to Citra Australia Ltd. And Leighton contractors Ltd. Citra will service 363 residential blocks in Curtin for �232,000 in the next year Leighton contractors will ser vice 369 blocks in Lyons and carry out minor services for a Community Centre Over the next 48 weeks. The average Cost of developing a residential Block in the new suburbs has drop Ped by More than �150 Over the last 12 months. In its annual report last year the commission stated the average Cost of develop ing land in Curtin was �795. In october it let a con tract for development in Curtin at an average of �666 a Block. The present contract shows the Cost of development at Curtin has dropped to about �640 a Block. Floods should recede today Sydney Friday. The floods which have cause disastrous dam age Over nearly 7,000 Square Miles of new South Wales Are expected to ease tomorrow except in the two Isol ated districts of Rich mond and Windsor. The most disastrous inundation in the history of Bat urst drove 500 people from their Homes and caused dam age estimated As High As �1 million in the City and Adja cent areas. The prime minister sir Robert Menzies said tonight the Commonwealth would help relieve personal distress caused by the floods. This followed a request from the . Premier or. Renshaw seeking Assis Tance. Concern in a Telegram to or. Ren Shaw sir Robert said i have Learnt with concern and re Gret of the disastrous floods occurring in . If you feel that the facilities of any Commonwealth department or authority could be of prac tical assistance to you in this immediate period we stand ready to do what we can. I am asking the minister for National development or. Fairbairn to be available for consultation with you in this regard Bathurst has been without Gas and sewerage services since about noon today. There is Little Hope that Gas supplies will be restored be fore tomorrow evening. The sewerage treatment works Are flooded but Bath urst City Council authorities said tonight that there was no danger to Public health. An area stretching from the Shoal Haven in the South to the lower Hunter in the

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