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Canberra Times (ACT)
Publication:Nov 22 1947
 Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Canberra Times (ACT) - Nov 22 1947
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ROYAL COUPLE NOW SPENDING THElft HONEYMOON Large Crowds Cheer As Party Drives To London Station , LONDON, FridaV. The departure» of Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh on their honeymoon was nearly two hours life, but H was a happy event with a spontaneous Royal family party. The Royal guests showered Elizabeth and Philip with rose petals". The landau, in which the, couple drove to the station, was opened at the express wish of Princess Eliza- beth, so that the crowd could have l mod view ' Cheering ..greeted., Jthei} couple ,as they drove out ojfjthe palace gabes ind proceeded round the Victoria. Memoria to Pal) Mall. * None of the Royal Family accom-, poled them to the station. | Hie King: and Queen .waved good-, qt in view of the crowds outside ¡ the palace gates and stood there un- til Uie carriage had disappeared in the gathering dusk. With typical jtaightfulness they walked back to tit palace buildings and talked with' i'group of Windsor. Sea Rangers j The Queen commented to one of Hie guests, "It hu been a wonderful iiy How very lucky we were that n did not have a fog." 11K evening mist «was gathering I u the landau, carrying the Royal | couple, passed down the Mall in the N§ radiance of ,lights which had! keen switched on. ' ' Tremendous applause greeted the' curiage as it proceeded through the tong of enthusiastic sightseers, UM were 30-ft deep i on Parliament Biliire <? 7, j> t( The Princess '"acknowledged the I dwra with a Wave'of her "hand _ *smll«lçjBa*geg ana* Dames sounded; their sirens, The Princess ^'and her husband l five a special wave to nurses, medi- < al students and the staff of St j Ihomas's Hospital., i< Banks of yellow'and rose-coloured i (hryianthemums, with white heather i for luck, were arranged on each side 1 rf the train door at^Waterloo The aoment the train left, wives of of- Jl Sciais rushed to pick up rose leaves' is mementos / W On arrival at Winchester, -the'i loyal couple stepped on to a long, 1 ted carpet and afterwards started t on their 11-mile Journey to Romsey The party passed, the mediavel West Gate as Cathedral bells rang out, Hey smiled to crowds lining the route The Princess seemed a little tired yet she acknowledged the plaudits sweetly Philip too seemed tired but nve a cheerful acknowledgment Reuters correspondent at Ham- burg says that Princess Margarita of Hohcnlo-Langesbürg, Princess Theodora of Baden, , and Princess Sophie of Hanover, three sisters to the Duke of Edinburgh, listened to- gether at Narienbut'g Castle to The bedding broadcast They sent Philip a ¡Joint wedding Present of a gold fountain pen with teir names engraved on it r. A displaced person in Schleswig Holstein sent Princess Elizabeth a P»!r of black leather slippers in latitude foi British, hospitality and distance ' Ie| The special correspondent of the it/'Dally Mail" at Romsey, cays that i-'as the, .Royal couple crossed the ?e threshold, the princess squeezed the . Duke's' hand, saying, "It has been a s wonderful wedding, but it is lovely s to be here at last." a' iThe Princess insisted on exploring their honeymoon'home, at once', and i- the butler, showed . them the nine j rooms in which they are to live for |.,a fortnight. . , ei Afterwards they dined alone. .1 The smalt post office at Romsey is n almost snowed under with letters, j telegrams and cables -for Princess Elizabeth and a special staff has been ii j allotted to deal with them j On Sunday the Princess and the f Duke will attend service at Romsey Abbey. i The wedding dress worn by the! Princess is being placed in a glass; case for display with other gifts at ¡¡St. James' Palace beginning on De« » ceniber 1, and remaining open for a Il considerable period. I The takings will bo_ given to chari j'tiea which the Princess has selected , World Joins in Festivities ti Throughout the world people greet (ed the Royal wedding with celebra ; tions, sending thousands of goodwill ,, messages. 11. ' The .British colony in Paris staged a ball and president Auriol sent his 1 greetings. All newspapers splashed the wedding news. j In Moscow the British Ambassa- dor (Sir Maurice Peterson) held a wedding reception but there was no reference in the Moscow papers to the wedding ceremony. 1 The R.A F. at Singapore held a j fly-past < British Ambassadors-in Canada, (South Africa and Athens gave.par- ities in honour of the wedding, while 'the naval fortress guns at Gibraltar fired a Royal salute. British occupa- tion troops in Hamburg, Berlin and Dusseldorf paraded. Brilsh troops in Japan celebrated the Royal wedding with a parade on the. Imperial Plaza. . United Kingdom, Australian and New Zealand troops participated in the parade and five squadrons of Spitfires flew past. Artillery fired a Royal salute. UNKNOWN PHOT FLEW OVER ROYAL WEDDING LONDON, Friday An unknown pilot for'nearly an «our circled in a plane over the Royal «¡«Ming area defying the flight ban to wmen, says the "Daily Express" Telephone calls,, after the plane »nally flcw in the direction, of St. mVs, were directed to the air min litty The Ministry' of Civil Aviation," jT the order "find that plane," af «f hours of checking, could give no After hours of checking up, the «r Ministry told the "Daily Ex Pfe«" that "all we know is that.the »Pt was not made from an English airfield " ,pïX ^ SMITH REFUS«, TO MSCUSS POSITION OF SHANNON ', V' u*. ¡IK "_ SAN FRANCISCO,, Friday. r«T«. Smlth- wno »W Shannon tr_e-. ««y. refused to discuss reports that ««sale had been declared null and "»w when questioned by an A.AP representative thih»!" say'ng nothing until every ttrm8 so.ua"." he, added ,. "»lie Molter, trainer of Shannon, ti «-however, »I have a hunch every wng win ^ square ^ about B wefek In»«. on to r*ce. K not for breed ln|Purposes" (M , ««w.6 telePhone calls received here «SÍ y from Australia, inquiring ««ter or not (Shannon had »gone rk6i.Sf0U8ht the rtmarkjrorn the WKesma of h¡s ¿g^ "^ wiU fee tte¿«. Anita tia<* 'or racing when "Chicago Tribune" Makes Attack On Royal Family CHICAGO,. Friday. The "Chicago Tribune" in a lead- ing editorial beaded, Socialist Family has a Royal Wedding,' which was' prepared for publication but delayed because of an alleged "slow down" of the printers, says, "Miss Elizabeth Windsor and "Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten were married yesterday The bride's father is a speaker for the Socialist Party He is also act- ing for England and other realms "The now truly subjected English- man delights in a 'Hurrah for King and Queen", that, as an institution, is about all he has retained for him- self " The article lists what it calls "tho many "curiosities, of this wedding of the century" and adds, "We are in strange times, but a Royal wedding, even a Socialist one, attracts both Rajah and outcast A long life and a happy one" ? . . RUSSIA REJECTS OIL PROTEST BY BRITAIN LONDON, Friday. .Russia has rejected Britain's pro- test against the Russian military au- thorities seizure of (.the Lobau oil re I finery i in Austria, says Reuters. I , Russia maintains that two Ger- man companies hold the shares in the Refinery, ignoring the British ptotest that British and -American op -con- cerns owned the two German com- panies. ê1ûftN?warwwi|RS &FEATHOWRS , .TAMWORTH, Friday. I Fighting strenuously for a weeK, O&nedab Bowling dub stewards and volunteers saved, the clubs two grews.from destruction by millions 5f grasshoppers, that invaded the ^lÄÄted millions but the best results were achieved by «unv tbers,of small boys, waving branches to ke'ep the 'hoppers on the move Minor damage was done, but, tne big Cotral Northern »^""Ä'. tton match on Sunday will be held General Assembly i Not to Interfere In South Africa NEW YORK, Friday. The 'General Assembly last night reversed its decision of lastf year and refused to Inter- vene, in the dispute between South Africa and India. -The Assembly voted 31 to 10, with six abstentions, for a resumption of negotiations, but this was short of the two'rjthirds majority required for the passage of the motion. ", The Assembly also voted 29 to 24, with three abstentions, against re- ferring the case to the International Court of .Justice for a legal ruling. DR. EVATT PRAISED FOR WORKATÜ.N.O. SAN FRANCISCO, Friday. The "(San..Francisco Chronicls" re- j terring to Dr Evatts work on the United Nations, said it should be re- membered that Dr Evatt has by np | means singled out Russia as a tar-1 get for his logical mind and forceful tongue In the course of leading his way to a, majority of decisions he has often opposed American and Brit- ish, as well as Russian designs He has shown himself a man cap» able of crystallising the resolve of the United Nations, and adding to it a balance i of judgment in which "es the best hope for an effective body. DUTCH ACCUSED OF VIOLATING SECURITY COUNCIL ORDER (A.A.P.-Reuters) BATAVIA, Friday. A few nours after the Security Council's Good Offices Com- mittee on. Indonesia announced that substantial progress had been made with the cease-fire investigations, the Republican Vice-Premier (Dr. Setiadjii) accused the Dutch of having flag- rantly violated the Security Council's order and occupied the eastern portion of Madura Island. .¿JkiVfíH&lZcommunique earlier an nouncedthat in 'East .Madura, render- ing" of assistance to the population had started. ' The N.E.I. Government spokesman Bald that the Dutch communique did not mean that Dutch troops had completed the military occupation of Madura, but added that, for some time now, a few Dutch troops had bren patrolling the whole of the island i The communique said that the renr dering» of assistance to East Ma-1 dura population was possible because, Hupublican'troops had proved to be Absent ' Th3 spokesman said the distribu- tion of cloïhes began on November 11 at Gulguk Guluk and Ganding, rcvcral miles east of the Dutch de- fined demarcation line on the island, and at Sumenep and Manding, still further east of the demarcation line on November 13. The spokesman said that the dis 1 lbiition is being controlled by Tjakaningrat, who was Republican I resident of Madura. Tjakaningrat 1 -id Dutch troops in the island un c cr his control , ..Premier Setiadjii denied that Re- publican troops were non-existent Republicans held Eastern Madura. He ?"described the Dutch com- munique as; being inconsistent with the spirit of the, Cftase-fire negotia- tions that were taking place and said the action was.not discussed at joint meetings of delegations from the two Governments ^ The Security Council's Good Of- fices Committee, in its communique, said that a meeting of minds had been reached on points of the initial programme to implement the Se- curity Council's resolution on Indon- esia These were Refrain from broadcasts and other forms of propa- ganda aimed at provoking or dis- turbing troops and civilians, cease Immediately publication of opera- tional communiques without prior mutual agreement, give opportunity tor observation by advisers, and initiate broadcasts and other meas- ures to inform troops of the delicate situation AMERICANS PLAY IN STATE TENNIS SYDNEY, Friday. Two Americans, Jim Brink and I Eddie .Moylan, ,opened their Austra- lian season with wins in the men's ' singles championships at White City to-day Brink won his match in bare feet after finding the lawn surface too slippery He defeated Noel Kirby 7/5, 6/2, 6/3 Moylan won in straight sets from Harry Hopman, 6/4, 6/3, 13/11. , Jack Crawford pressed W. Sidwell to four sets in their match, being de- feated 6/4, 2/6( -6/8, 4/6. Labour Shortages Not Critical For Harvest Season No critical "labour demand had arisen in areas where wheat har- vesting had. commenced, necessitat- ing,, the operation of any special measures by district employment of- ficers» the. "Minister for Labour and National ," Service (Mr. Holloway) said yesterday,} it> |t was regrettable, .he said, that an uncontrolled and irregular flow of labour waa, beginning to appear in some harvesting centres. The ma- jority appeared, to have been moti- vated by, i reports ., of fantastically high wages, being offered to workers during ttie harvest season. U.SÍ. STATE SECRETARY IN LONDON LONDON. Friday. .The"U.S. Secretary of State (Gen- eral Marshall) arrived in London for the Foreign Ministers conference, Which opens on Tuesday. ¡BLUM TO AGAIN BE PREMIER OF FRANCE PARIS. Friday. Three, times Premier of France, Leon Blum, 75, told reporters that he had accepted the responsibility of forming a Government of Public Safety to solve the disrupted labour situation in France. After a gruelling day of non-stop conferences, Blum told , President Auriol that he was assured, of suffi- cient support in the ' Assembly to present his programme, and if he gets 313 votes or more, will piocecd to name his Cabinet The National Union of Railway men has decided to call a nation- wide, strike unless it receives an im- mediate 20 per cent, wage increase. Railway workers at Marseilles joined the 130,000 workers already striking in the portland district. 56d. Áf N.Z. WOOL SALES (A.A.P.-Reuters') AUCKLAND, Friday. The record price of 56d was paid for half-breed wool sold at the auc- tions to-day being 3d. over the pro There was a keen demand for an vious highest figure, offering of 25,000 bales and prices, generally, exceed the most optimis- tic estimates. They averaged ?d to 1/- above last year, Bradford and the contin- ent operated freely. LABOUR M.P. SEEKS WITHDRAWAL OF BILL ON PATRIOTIC FUNDS Mr. Brennan (Batman) in ..the House of Representatives yejjfcerday asked the Government to withdraw and reconsider the Australian Sol- diers' Repatriation Bill empowering the Minister to make regulations cov- ering patriotic funds. He said that the powers given the Minister to make undefined regula- tions and to impose penalties were to be deprecated. It was not a sufficient protection that tile present Minister (Mr. Bar- nard) could be relied upon to ad- minister the legislation properly and sympathetically. Mr. Adderman (Maranoa),, said that the Bill was for the prevention of patriotic funds in the future. .Be- cause it enabled the Minister to make, any regulation he desired regarding patriotic funds, it would kill the in- centive of all those who, in the past, had worked to raise such funds. BANK OFFICERS 98 PER CENT. AGAINST NATIONALISASTION The Leader of tho Opposition in the Senate (Senator Cooper) yester- day presented a petition against tho nationalisation of banking, signed by 98 per cent, of private bank em- ployees in Victoria. Presenting the petition, Senator, Cooper said that > there, were 3927 names on the petition, out of a pos- sible 3998 bank employees entitled to sign it Senator Cooper said that there was a total, of 5,163 employees in the pri- vate trading banks in Victoria, but, of these 1,167 were either in the ser- vices on leave or under the age of 21, and therefore not entitled to vote. SENTENCED UNTIL RISING OF COURT AUCKLAND, Friday.. Herbert Edward Pearce, 21, was I found guilty of murder at New Ply-i mouth, and served a sentence of only j ,two minutes. _ 'j . He was charged with,, the murder of Mrs. Georgina Harward, wife of j his employer, by shooting, and was; sentenced to imprisonment until the, rising of the court. The accused said the shooting was accidental. He was fond, of the de- ceased's daughter, who suggested the shooting was deliberate, - a I Blows Exchanged 'With Opposition . In Jap. Diet . TOKYO, Friday.. ; The " tottering Katayarna Government ishoyved unexpect- ed spirit in the Diet last night when members left their seats and, attacked the carping Op- position with their fists. , ; %: Diet guards were called in to; sep- arate the .brawling members also suffered, defeat at the hands of the Government. ,/.^*/-'..".; The use, of snakes £o break up the disorder-a popular custom in, the Meiji area-was not resorted';,to' and, according to _ the".." Japanese' Press, confusion reigned' until'J-iáte. in the night., ; . . :. ....;. ;:-,:_;,,y;,?>}?."" MOSCOW SEÎÏÔS PROTESTNOTE TO PERSIA ON OIL LONDON. Friday. Moscow Radio announced that Russia had sent a note to Persia, sharply protesting against the Persian Parlia- ment's decision to 'cancel the draft Russo-Persian oil agree- ment The Note declared that by refus- ing to honour the agreement, the Persian Government has treacher- ously violated its undertakings It added that "hostile" actions of the Persian Government, in regard to the Soviet Union, are incompatible with normal relations between the two States saw» PETROL POOL MAY BE RESTORED Oil Companies to State Case The Commonwealth Government might resume control ¡of petrol dis- tribution unless oil companies can maintain a firm guarantee that there will be no deficiencies ^in the present system *"'".. At a conference with, oil dUjt¥l«u tors next week, Commonwealth Gov- ernment representatives, including the Prime Minister (Mr Chifley) will bluntly tell the companies that the Government is not satisfied with operations since the petrol pool was I abolished Asked yesterday If he proposed to restore the pool, Mr Chifley said "I am keeping an open mind until I hear both sides of the case " i From an authoritative source, it was learned that the dollar situation, which might force further petrol re- strictions on Australia, was deeply affecting Canada, where the estimated gap in its trade balance with USA was a deficiency of 350,000,000 dol- lars There Is a strong possibility that this adverse balance might be almost trebled While it has directed a Common- wealth-wide campaign of petrol eco- nomies, including elimination of non essential Interstate road trips, the Commonwealth Government has nego- tiated with a big oil company to ex- pedite delivery of supplies from Tara- kan and Balik Papan which will greatly ease the petrol position in Australia and the U K Oil interests have assured the Com- monwealth Government that petrol obtained from British Borneo will he purchaseable In sterling, but the speed with Which refineries can be set <n operation there depends to a large degree on the promptness of a truce between the Indonesians and Dutch Definite new» of the truce can be ex- pected within a month In the House of Representatives yesterday, Mr Chifley disclosed a pet- rol leakage He said that while shortages were occurring and some districts were not receiving sufficient to meet their needs, more petrol was actually being made available than was represented by the current overall Jssue of cou- pons Mr Chifley said that It would ap- pear that there were faults in the distribution system of such a char- acter that many people who were en titled by their ration to petrol, could not get it It appeared that, in certain areas, an effort was being made to build up bulk stores instead of passing the petrol on to consumers If this were so, it would account for the fact that some places were short of petrol while others had sufficient, He was more concerned with .the needs of commercial users, including farmers, instead of trippers WOMEN IN CHINA TO VOTE (A.A.P.-Reuters)» "~ HONGKONG, Friday. , Madame Chiang Kai-shek will cast her first vote to-morrow when all women,, over the age of 21, will go to the(polls in China's first democratic elections. , .During the next ..three, days ^more than. 160 million .persons are expected Itto cast their votes, but that estimate is reported to be 100 million 'below those..eligible to vote. Roughly one-quarter of China's population of 450 million will be pre- vented from voting owing td the civil war, Britain Refuses To Share In Administration Tusks Connected With Palestine NEW YORK, Friday. Sir Alexander Cadogan told the Palestine Committee that Britain tould not share the administration of Pales- tine, temporarily, with a United Nations Commission. A sub-committee had recommended that the Commission should go to Palestine immediately to prepare to take over the full administration when the British mandate ended. Sir Alexander added that no better way could be found of creating con- fusion and disorder. Obviously such a decision of authority would have a disastrous consequence. As long as the Government held a mandate it must insist on having undivided con- trol. He assured the Committee that that did not imply there would be any change In Britain's plan to with- draw from Palestine as quickly as possible. The statement was something of a minor bombshell. Members of tile partition sub-committee looked at one another with puzzled expressions, re- alising that Britain's statement up- set many important provisions in the implementation, of the report. Keavery Prusanski, of Poland, chairman of the partition sub-com- mittee, immediately proposed tho adjournment to give time for consul- tation with the Governments. , Describing the British statement as fraught with grave consequences the committee adjourned until to-day WORLD CONFERENCE ON TROPICAL DISEASES WASHINGTON, Friday. Australia and New Zealand are among the 60 nations invited by the United States to send delegations to the Fourth International congress on Tropical' Medicine and Malaria at Washington next May. ' 'Since the Congress last met at Am- sterdam in 1938, marked advances have been made in* the methods of preventing and treating malaria and other tropical diseases. The forthcoming meetings are de- signed to facilitate and hasten the pooling of knowledge. Outstanding scientists will be in- vited to present their findings which will be published for world distribu- tion. BRISBANE PREMIER REFUSES DEMAND FOR JOINT COAL BOARD ' BRISBANE, Friday. The conference to prevent a coal strike over the whole of. Australia failed when the Queensland Govern- ment again refused,the demand by the Miners' Federation to join the Commonwealth Coal,Control Board. The Federal President (Mr. Wil- liams) said the conference between the Premier (Mr. Hanlon) and Fder ation officers was abortive. The conference was held to avert a nation-wide split which now seems imminent. The General Secretary (Mr. Grant) will contact the Prime Minister (Mr. Chifley) during the week-end to try to avert a general strike on the Queensland coalfields on December 1. Mr. Hanlon assured miners' officials it was not the intention of the Queensland Government to introduce A.W.U. labour in working the Blair Athol open-cut mines. The Premier (Mrr Hanlon) said his Government would go ahead with thé formation of its own control board. The Government was determined, not to hand over control to anyone else. PLANE FROM SYDNEY REACHES LONDON LONDON, Friday. A Constellation plane, with Qantus markings on it, arrived, at 12.35 p.m. on a proving flight from Sydney. The crew said the trip was un- eventful. TWO KILLED, 20 WOUNDED AT BARI LONDON, Friday. Strikers ambushed and machine gunned two lorries laden with troops at Bari, killing two officers and wounding 20 others. ,-, The Paris correspondent of the American Associated Press stated that two men at ,the Reynault fac- tory were injured seriously by a mys- terious explosion in the building. PORK DEARER FROM MONDAY The Commonwealth Prices Com- missioner (Mr. ,M. E. McCarthy) yes- terday announced increased retail prices for pork' In. the Australian; Capital Territory. , The increase was' announced in general terms in Aug- ust. The new prices to operate from Monday, November 24, are: Legs, 1/4; best loin, 1/6J; best loin chops, 1/74; foreloln,. 1/2; "foreloin chops, 1/3; hands, ll£d.; spring or' belly, 1/-. Mr. McCarthy said that butchers were obliged by law to display prices prominently in their shops. He urged the public to refrain from paying ex- cessive prices. ExoLism; //A Ewasgswi-I LI. HUGHES, KINOSTON - THONE BTU POLICE SEARCH , FOR NAZI AGENT WHO DISAPPEARED SYDNEY, Friday. Federal police to-day began a search for the former prominent Nazi who disappeared while under orders to be deported from Australia. The wanted man is Dr. Johannes Heinrich Becker who, with other de- portees, was to have been sent by train to Rushworth, Victoria, to- morrow to join the Kanimbla In Port Melbourne on Monday and be transferred to the General Hcinzel mann at Fremantle next week. The Deputy Director of the Com- monwealth Investigation Branch (Mr. D, A. Alexander) said it was learnt that Dr. Becker left Adelaide on Tuesday and. under the name of J. Henry, reached Sydney by A.N.A. plane yesterday. He was trailed to the home of a friend at Rose Bay but, when offi- cers raided the home to-day he was not there. Police officers seized u quantity of luggage which they are sure belongs to Becker. Dr. Becker, who. married an Aus- tralian girl, has two children. H« appealed to the Minister foç Immi- gration (Mr. Calwell) against depor- tation but the appeal was dismissed. The General Heinzclmann is due to take 700 deportees at Fremantle. N.Z. OPPOSITION ACCUSED OF "CRAYFISHING" WELLINGTON^ Frida» "This is the most abject retreat I have ever known in Parliament," de- clared the Prime Minister (Mr. Fraser) in the House of Representa- tives to-day after the Leader of the Opposition (Mr. Holland) had an- nounced that his party maintained uncompromising hostility to the pas- sage at thif»- stage of legislation* pro- viding superannuation for members of the House.. Mr. Holland said that his party had agreed with the principles of the bill but, as it was now evident there was widespread public hostility to members voting themselves any superannuation provision, his party 'favoured deferring the measure. Government members accused Mr. Holland of back-pedalling and "cray- fishing" after i having agreed to sup- port the measure. , The bill was given a swift passage after the failure of the Opposition to convince the Government, that there was a Dominion-wide hostility to the measure. TOP FILM ROLL FOR : AUSTRALIAN STAR - -, HOLLYWOOD; Friday. Ron Randell, the Australian film star, has been given the top role of his career in the technicolour "Loves of^ Carmen,»' featuring Rita Hayworth arid Glenn Ford. It is Randall's fourth major part since he arrived in Hollywood Under .contract to Columbia Pictures a year ago. He has appeared in "It ,Had To Be You," and two so far unreleased films, "Mating of Millie," and "The Sign of the Ram," in which Randell has the star billing. GERMAN REPARATIONS TO FRANCE HAMBURG, Friday. The occupation authorities have handed,back to France gold, valued at £21,250,000, which the Germans seized ?during the occupation and which waa found in a minc field near Fulda. Eight special trucks took 88 tona of gold from Frankfurt to Mainz in the'Freiich zone. NEWS IN BRIEF 56-IlOUIt WERK FOK FIRE OFFICERS SYDNEY, Fiiday - ^ire brigade officers were gi anted a b61iour week to day by the Industrial Commlrslon. Previously they worked 84 hours t SIAM DELEGATION STAND M ON BLOODLESS COUP NEW YORK rndayV-The Siamese United Nations delegation announced to-day that it does not recognise ttíe .new military regime established in Bangkok by the bloodless coup on Nov- ember 9 ' i i AUSTRALIAN PLAYER ; RECOVERS 1 LONDON Friday-Colin Windon, Australian Rugby Union representa- tive has recovered from bis attack Of malaria and will play against Scotland atMunayfieltl
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