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Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW)
Publication:Nov 22 1947
 Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW) - Nov 22 1947
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Margaret Misses Her Sister T ON DON, November 21.-Although it was such a wonderful wedding there is a little sadness at Buckingham Palace today, mixed with the satis- faction that everything went off so well,.a member of the Royal household said: The Queen spent most of the morning in bed after her exertion of planning all domestic details. Princess Margaret had her friend, Lady Mary Cambridge, to spend the night with her at Bucking- ham Palace. The Royal family is anxious that Princess Margaret, who has always been Princess Elizabeth's. inseparable companion, should not suffer a reaction of lonelinses now her sister is married. Tho King- today received telephone call from Romsey where the Royal couple ar honeymooning, and talked witl both Elizabeth and Philip. The King will miss his eldo daughter's ' companionship a much as will the Queen and Prin cess Margaret. The people who helped witl tl)e wedding preparation are als< suffering a reaction today. Norman Harnell gave all hi; staff a day off and the emhroid eress, who worked on thc dress a week off. The quill of solid gold, th( wedding gift from,.the Institut« of Chartered Secretaries, witl which thc marriage register was signed, is being kept by Eliza- beth and Philip for use "only or momentous occasions." The Archbishop of Canterhurj is keeping an autographed ordei of the marriage service with a gold crown on the cover as a memento. " Lady Mountbatten is keeping a piece of the wedding cake in a small white box that holds a piece of the christening cake of her first grandsons. Lord Mountbatten is keeping a small piece of good luck Heather »given the guests at the wedding breakfast and cleaners at the Palace are. keeping i-osc petals thrown by the guests over the departing bride and bridegroom^ OUT ON JAUNT The honeymoon couple ch'ove out of Broadlands today unseen by reporters and townsfolk in Lord Mountbatten's jeep. They went on . a jaunt around thc countryside, of. the '6,000 acre Broadlands estate. The "London Gazette" today announced that the Privy Coun- cil had ordered an amendment of the book of Common Prayer by inserting thc words "The Duke of Edinburgh" after the words. "Princess Elizabeth," in prayers for the Royal family. Rcutcr's" says the young "couple received nearly 7,000 telegrams and cables of con- : gratulations, including 3,500 on their wedding day. ' Messages in XL variety of languages sent from ships at sea, schools, associations, and heads of State. Many' were from the U.S., one in Latin from Princeton Uni- versity. Others were in French, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish, and Czech. German prisoners of war in Britain sent several, and others came from Germany and Austra- lia. Buckingham Palace received twice as many letters, and thou- sands more parcels and packages than usual during the past three weeks. The Palace Post Office, with an. augmented s ta if, worked almost- without rest. Telephonists dealt with many thousands of calls from addi ditional exchange lines installed last week to handle traffic. Hun- dreds of messages came from the Dominions and Mayors of nearly every State and community in Canada and South Africa visited by Their Majesties. Flowers which decorated the State rooms at Buckingham Palace yesterday were sent, on Princess Elizabeth's instructions, to London and County hospitals. Masses of flowers and bouquets sent try well-wishers also went to hospitals. ' Police Hot On Trail Of Nazi SYDNEY-Federal Investiga- tion Service officers are hot! on the trail of Australian No. 1 Nazi, Dr. J. li. Becker, and be- lieve he will be picked up soon. A passage has been booked for Dr. Becker in the Kanimbla which is due^ to sail from Sydney today. _ It will pick up aiKMJt 700 de- portees in Melbourne and will sail frojvi there on Monday.' ; Police in Sydnev carly today received a report that Mrs. Neu- mann, wile of the Na»:i deportee, Mr. N'e'iiiiann, is suffering from an overdose of sleeping tablets. Inquiries arc being made. FUNERAL NOTICES : BARRIER COMPENSATION ASSOCIATION "MEMBERS of the above asso- ciation are requested to at- tend th O'¿funeral of their late MEMBER (John Bccrworth); leaving the Sacred Heart Cathe- dral, Lane Street," TOMORROW (Sunday) at -8 ¡p.m., the inter- ment being made in, the Catholic . Cemetery. Car leaves Trades Hall at 2.30 p.m. L. POWER, Secretary. Death Of Mr. John Beerworth Tho death occurred this after noon of Mr. John Beerworth, well known in union circles, and for many years Check Inpsector for the W.I.U. . . Mr. Beerworth had been in ill health for some time and died at his residence, 348 Kaolin Street. He was a ;member of the W.I.U., Barrier Compensation As- sociation, and Irish National Forresters. Mr. Beerworth was born at Burra, S.A., and was 70 years of agc. A widow, two sons (John and William) and three daughters (Mesdames B. Penny, W. Vance and Miss Hazel Beerworth) sur- vived , v ' The funeral will take place to- morrow, leaving the Cathedral, Laue Street, at 3 p.m. for the Catholic portion of thc Cemetery. Norman Woodman has charge of the funeral arrangements. BIG CROWD SEE XMAS PAGEANT "THOUSANDS swarmed Argent Street to see Cox Bros.' Christmas pageant, which paraded through the city this morning. Father Christmas made two trips down Argent Street, smiling, wav- ing, and releasing colored balloons amongst the excited children. Crowds swarmed all over thc street for hundreds ot yards, mak- ing it impossible for trafile to pass through. Before the procession arrived police-had'ia difficult task to keep a " thoroughfare through Argent Street. Father Christmas' float was pre- ceded by groups of fahey dressed children and gayly colored floats. Father Christmas appeared pro- truding from thc .chimney of his house float, waving and smiling. On descending to enter the magic caves,; ;children gave ^him", three deafening cheers. He was mobbed walking across the footpath and at. 'last reached safety, escorted by .a policeman. POLICE HELP Children swarmed the closed doorway and several, frightened by the crush, were passed from the crowd chain fashion by policemen. Inside thc magic caves children told Santa what they wanted for Christmas, were given a turn at the lucky dip and a free ice cream each. Floats for tho pageant were sent especially from Adelaide. The store reported that the crowd even exceeded last year.' : Despite this, police reported '? ¿¿ íácciddnts. MiiiHimnn'.i iiiniwiiiin' T ONDON, November 21.-Thc Royal .Marriage Register, which will be on view at West- minster Abbey, describes the bride as "Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor . (21), spinster," Princess of ;the United Kingdom of-Great Britain* and Ireland, of Buckingham Palace." ! The groom is described as Philip Mountbatten (26), bachelor, .His Royal Highness thc Duke ol Edinburgh, K.Gi, of Kensington Palace." , The register is signed in firm, clear handwriting "Elizabeth" and "Philip." * , Next are the signatures George R., Elizabeth R., Mary R., and i Alice, Princess Andrew of Greece, and then the signatures of thc Archbishop of Canterbury (Dr. Fisher) and the Dean of Westmin- ster (Dr. A. C. Don J. Other signatures on the first page are Henry, Margaret, Marina, Pat- ricia Ramsay, Alexander Ramsay, Alice, Mary, Athlone, Victoria Mil- ford Haven, Nador Milford Ha en. Edwina Mountbatten of Burrfro*. Mountbatten of Burma, Haakon ol Norway, Michael of Rumania, and Frederick R. Below the signatures of Nether- lands royalties" and the Bowes Lyon family are those of the Prime Minister (Mi-. Attlee) and Home Secretary. (Mr. Chuter Ede>. Police Recover R.A.A. Outfit A motor cycle outfit, the- pro- perty oí thc Royal Automobile As- sociation was reported missing'to the police early this morning. Mr. K. Dowsett, R.A.A. guide; re- ported that he left the cycle in front of his residence at 6 p.m. yester- day, and when he went lo answer a call at 2.10 a.m. today found the cycle missing. The cycle was recovered about an hour later by Constables E. J. Walsh and D. Roberts in Chapple! Street, between Oxide and Chloride' Streets. It was returned to Mr. Dowsett. C.E.M A. ACTIVITIES C.E.M.A. (Council for the En- couragement of Music and Arts) committee is working hard, to form a programme for 1948. One of the aims is to decentralise the cultural activities of the city, and thus assist the country in par- ticipating in them. From the attendance at the Boyd Neel String Orchestra con- cert this year it was obvious that other similar concerts would bc appreciated here. One problem to be overcome is the urgent need of a concert grand piano. C.E.M.A. has at its disposal thc finest artistic mate- rial in Australia, but without the piano many artists would not bc available. Early next year a concert will be held in aid of the piano fund. 1 Local soloists, choirs and W.E.A. players will participate. Those wishing to become mem- bers of thc C.E.M.A. may. buy their membership cards from Mr. George Anson, Argent Street. Member's are entitled to preferen- tial booking at all C-E.M.A. ' functions. MOVE TO GET MORE PETROL A N B E R R A.-Thc Federal Govern- ment is negotiating; with a large oil company to expedíate delivery of -supplies of petrol from refineries at Sarawak and Balik Papan,;which s. will greatly ease, the petrol position in Aus- tralia. This was learned authoritatively today. At the' same time thc Govern- ment is directing a Commonwealth wide campaign of petrol economies, including the elimination of non- essential interstate road trips. It is believed that the oil in- terests have assured the Govern- ment that petrol obtained from British Borneo would bc purchas- able in sterling. This will greatly ease Australia's dollar position. CAL WELL'S PLAN FOR MIGRATION CANBERRA.--The Minister for Information and Immigration (Mr. Calwell) said in the House of Representatives yesterday he hoped the Government would be able to bring 10,000 immigrants to Austraila from Britain a year by assisted air passage, and a Dc-parmtental sub-committee was investigating the proposal. Mr. Calwell was answering Mr. While (Liberal, Vic). COOLER WEATHER Cooler conditions prevailed to- day when the maximum tempera- ture up to noon was 67 degrees, last night the maximum was 58 degrees. The S.A. official forecast, issued at noon for the ensuing 24 hours, was: "Fine, mild to warm tem- peratures; south to south-east winds, backing north-east in the west on Sunday." Special Announcement Because of recent Sales Tax reductions, your favourite Hudson's "Eum en t h ó I" Jujubes now cost less. Thé new prices are: Large packet - | /7d. , Small packet - 6£d. Pure, tested, first-quality ingredients always haye been, and always will be, used exclusively in Hudson's "Eumenthol" Jujubes. Hudson's aré the only jujube containing "Eumenthol". ~t/u%C c&eô ffwu lilli EDWIN H CROPLEY :: :: Local Agent THE NEIGHBOURS ALL PRAISE BILLY Just touch those extra dirty spots with Sunlight and let Sunlight's extra washing power, dp the rest. A film of soap is spread right on thc dirt . . . and, as you wash, it whips up into the richest, deepest cleansing lather you eyer saw. You'll find clothes come sweet and bright, without that annoy- ing "half-washed" look." They're clean, really clean all over. EXTRA RICH IN WASHING POWER 1 BECAUSE IT'S ? G000.PURE SOAP
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