The Age from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on October 10, 1950 · Page 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Tuesday, October 10, 1950
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i:u; just phone and book ' your seat Metropolitan FORECAST- Warm north winds, change ' approaching For FALLING HAIR, NEW SERVICE 3AW-3XY T.U u, H.3, UU p.m. (Aw AlM 4 p.m. Moa. to Frt.. IRA, STB, JSH. Nllhtlf, at It. KLEXENA' TREATMENT brinai results Also lor All Skin ind Scalp Complaint. Acnt ralllni Hair Variwu Ulceri. Seborrhea Eczema Alopecia Dandritfl bmqj rc;rm uermautu. POSTAL ADDRESS: 233 COLLINS-STREET, 0 1. PHONES; M U 91 3 1 (Ten Lines); CLASSIFIES! ADVERTISING, MUM11 (Ten Lines). (or appouumeni. Write lor Booklet or Call at KLEXEMA ROOMS . Irifl Swanston-itreet. Phone C. 913. - Alio at , Baiiarai, unions. Albury, sale ana Sydney. NO. 29.782 (Rfflitrrfa at G.P.O. Melbourne, fori Tratumiwioa bj Post U Ncwptptr. I MELBOURNE. TUESDAY. OCTOBER 1(V 1950 10 PAGES PRICE 3d. upen staiuraay morninici. The Captain of England FIRST. PICTURES FROM KOREA OF VICTORIANS AT THE FRONT V A e KOREAN WAR MAY END THIS MONTH : ; ; : ; . . Capture of Wontn Menaces Red Capital SOUTH KOREA, Oct. 9 ( A.A.P.) . Military sources predicted tonight that the formal war in Korea would end this .month. These sources said the United Nations advance today across , the 38th parallel, coupled with the simultaneous occupation of . Wonsan, on the east coast, mads the North Korean plight hope- . less, and their capital, Pyongyang, was under immediate threat. FIREMEN MAY GO BACK TODAY Terms to End Strike Drawn Up Preliminary terms for a settlement of the strike by Melbourne firemen were drawn up yesterday, and a resumption of work by firemen is expected within the next 24 hours. The terms involve the appointment of an independent arbitrator to investigate the grievances of the firemen and an immediate resumption of work. They were drawn up at a conference between representatives of the Trades Hall Council's disputes com-' mitree and the Fire Brigades' Board. ; feu -.s8jK -&MnM The caoital Is menaced by ground forces from two direc under your command In what ever part of- Korea situated forthwith to lay down your? arms and cease hostilities." Australians tions, east ano soutn. in audition, In the air the United Nations assault has remained Ready For unchallenged, while tne equally unopposed sea power II "Big Push could always oe used u neea be to strike ln the Communists' rear. FREDDIE BROWN on his arrival at Fremantle yesterday on the Stratheden. "And I call on all North. Koreans to ca-operate fully with the United Nations in establishing a unified independent and democratic Government of Korea, assured that they will be treated Justly, and that the United Nations will act to relieve, and rehabilitate all parts of a unified Korea, "Unless an Immediate re Preferential Military sources assumed that much of the North Koreans' remaining strength would be returned to stem the main United Nations advance led by the American First Cavalry Division, north from Seoul towards Pyongyang. ' That left them with a weakened flank on the horizon of which the South Ko T.H.C. representatives that it from a panel of seven names submitted to its representatives yesterday. would permit firemen to re- Wool Buying The terms include a provision for resumption of work by firemen without operating the press-button emergency alarms. sume without operating but The firemen will resume LONDON, Oct. 8 (A.A.P.). TOKIO, Oct 9 (A.A.P.-Reulers). The British Commonwealth Brigade, Including the Australians, is attached to the First United States Cavalry Division, which this morning launched the United Nations "Big Push" into North Korea. A spokesman said: "This is no patrol or probing action. This is the start of the Big Push. A strong United Nations force, including the British and Australians, is prepared to move forward in support." The Cavalry had met "stiff organised resistance" from smallarms and mortars, he added, but it was not serious enough to stop the Cavalry. tons, but stipulated that Bremen must agree to a "certain work as soon as the name of the arbitrator is announced. The International Wool The. name of the arbitrator sponse is made by you ln the name of the North Korean Government, I shall at once proceed to take such military action as may bt) necessary to enforce the decrees .of the United Nations.") The Fire Brigades Board condition." will be announced today by Study Group during its meetings in London discussed i reans had already appeared at Wonsan. This town is at the conferred with the disputes tne premier (Mr. McDonald) All dismissal notices would committees representatives for after the disputes committee oe witnorawn. United States proposal for American buyers to pick up the eastern end of the major arte neany tnree nours yesterday This condition is that if the 'The communist Pyongyang discusses the proposed settle-ment terms this morning. The committee will assem- rial road running directly across the country west toi arDitrator nas not Driven n if. Radio Ignored General Mac- wool tney wanted Deiore auctions took Dlace. Artnur s surrender ultimatum cision on the dispute by next Tuesday, firemen in suburban ble at the Trades Hall at 8.30 aiternoon. Both parties agreed to accept any decision reached by the Independent arbitrator as "final." as Communist troops stiffened Pyongyang. Line Cut This was an alternative proposal to a United States demand that public auctions be a.m. stations must operate the but. tneir resistance north or tne TWO AUSTRALIANS IN A HURRY First picture or Private Ernie Stone (Melbourne) and Private R. Wilson (Adelaide), who left the Australian battalion in Korea to join the Americans in the north "because they wanted to be among: the first across the 38th parallel." (Picture from Korea, by Beam Wireless, via Tokio and San Francisco.) tons from that day until he 38th parallel. The arbitrator will be selected by the committee The board assured the announces nis nndlngs. aDanoonea. In informal talks the Com Eleven hours after the Gene Wonsan's capture means the cutting of the vital supply line to Pyongyang running up tne east coast as far as the monwealth wool - producing countries, particularly Australia, strongly objected to anyi Promotions May Cause Delay South Korean divisions. Now ral had broadcast his ultimatum from Tokio and Seoul radio stations, Pyongyang had made no mention of the show down confronting the Siberian border. the Communists are under Trade union officials believe proposal to replace auctions d; an international allocation pressure from United Nations More important, the capture means the victorious South' today to be allotted picket du- this condition will be accented. scheme. Koreans can wheel left to- but that the Question of the The United States proposal, if and when formally made, promotion of 20 firemen to wards the capital. This move would threaten probably the the rank of officers may be the lorces on the west. General MacArthur today again called on the North Koreans to surrender or he would "take military action necessary to enforce the decrees of the United Nations." ' The union intends to picket all fire stations as a counter to the appointment of volunteer firemen. j A meetlmr or hir Ffiripi-ni v. will be discussed only by the, major portion of the remain real stumbling block. The Board remains firm on study group which will not make a decision as it Is not a policy making body. It can Instead, at noon today the transmitter broadcast a North Korean army communique, claiming that guerillas had launched extensive operations behind the American lines. It also claimed that anti-aircraft gunners at Pyongyang shot down an American plane at ing Communist strength by cutting across its rear. Most Communist elements the . appointment of the offi struck following the dismissal of 18 firemen who refused to operate the press buttons in suburban stations. The union was not represented by any official at yesterday's conference with the board, but its executive will be present at today's meeting of the disputes committee. The president of the union (Mr. W. Webber) last night called on firemen to assemble at the Trades Hall at 9 a.m. ecutive of the union yesterday expressed support for firemen General MacArthur's ulti cers, while the union is call only mane a recommendation are still presumed to be south ing for their dismissal or sus matum was broadcast over the to the Governments con in their "revolt against :the tyranny of the Board and the of the Wonsan-Pyongyang road. For the past week they Tokio-Seoul radios in Korean pension. cerned. - addressed to the North Korean The group is expected to uniei nre omcer, have been falling back in the east and centre before four issue a communique shortly on The committee also called The men were promoted when they refused to take part in the strike. The seven suggested as arbi its weeK-iong discussions. lor an investigation by the Victorian central executive of the A.LP. into the activities of Mr. Barry, MIA, on : the trators in the dispute Include businessmen, and at least two premier. General MacArthur's message to the Premier and the North Korean Government informed him of the full text of the , United Nations resolution . General MacArthur. then said: "In order that the decisions of the United Nations may be carried out with mint- State public servants. None Is Boara. an active politician. None of the names has vet tacking tne nortnern capital. South Korean Third Division elements ran into heavy Red opposition this afternoon a mile south-east of Wonsan. They were stopped by- enemy artillery, mortar and small arms fire. The fighting was still going on tonight.:. United States troops ran into murderous enemy fire few miles north of the-frontier,- an American said. "We have suffered a great many cn-'iaKlcs, both killed , and lV'l,llflll,', he added,.. Lady Strickland Leaves 2,036,264 . LONDON, Oct. 9 (A.AP.). Blue Dogs, Yes, But Blue Rain, Never 'The Age" Correspondent in London. been officially announced, but Bandits Kill it is Known they are drawn up In order of preference for con Lady Strickland, formerly -of Estate Manager mum further loss of life and sideration by the disputes committee mis mnn""". SINGAPORS, October 9. A sneclp. uo-f:;nmitiee of Malta, widow of Lord Cernld Strickland, Governor oi T j. mania, ln 180 to !J0!. ' :- destruction of property,-1, as the United Nations Comman- Hor r ''-,-t tlv-.ip . . " wy. .1 '-hp fjroes BLate Cabinet yesterday con-forred with the Fire Brigade late .in England v .for mora than three j C2,0C.2. ON PATROL IN TAEGON AREA, where "mopping-up" is still going on. Lett to ;!.. . p.. Hw. Evans, of C'-jtf'foiio, S-..V; l'le. itutn Hoiford, of nfijidsur, ftfet hnurm;; iinv.-r R. bculcel, or Vcnwortb, N.S.W., and Corporal V. VYanl '"'rtp- irii'tnn, N.&.W. ,i- 1 v 1 , J br? (UaJI photo- ' 1 wsnfy-tfiree uiufe-tyi :tii ;n'. aw-" 5 Mi in the gorden wds bid enougftr .(.''''sht Mrs. Woikor, of Groectiiei!, t ear Ashby iU la Zouch, Leicestershire. ii.a;:s..:i)it manager of a Rubber ipsute !i -;inug Johorc, win: lliilliu I, :;n:ulits (his rifler-nl'ici !i .when .h'.-i car j am-j nlmj.'i.ud at. a road block; .1 Two spi'.dRl coriottiblns, who - Sin w s sister of Sir Kciwsru Hull on, newspaper pi-oprtetor. ncijrs. j.iie executive of the t'nited Firemen's Union hns power to order the men buck to work if settlement terms are acceptable, but may decide to i'!a la Among numerous K'wrr' . . . Li -nn were also Killed. 0..1 -.-v.-.. ,u. ..-..ij - .- u.Bcn rmnn a.. -.. .. . ., ... ' WL "'"-n one --"uim olui II.' a blue r,-,.3h. and when Mic put out her hand (rem the r. "rA " ""'J---'-.i....J.J mimutuii --ieyis nfr her pane but now can a mass meeting. The men have been nn Rt.rlltp " ;orne. PorA ana womiaea. itccnnlcolored dogs-the whole door It, too, turned inky blue. -. lu lwu "-"'"a" lne estate naa oeen attacKediair seemed to turn blue. For lb minutes the blue since last Thursday, when they1 uatnouc priests tnere. many times before. Window panes broke out in. rain continued to fall ana is Australia's LOWEST - PRICED 10-12 Cwt Unit covered a track about 100 feet ""iipkrr oi " 'J'ie ylge" tcitfh the Australians in Korea) and by Associated I'ress of America More Pictures on Page S. wide. Blue blobs scattered all over a garage run by Mr. Walkei .and decorated petrol pumps. Police, hurriedly called by Mrs. Walker, could not And a clue, nor could the Air Ministry. But in one of the colored Rearmament blobs Mrs.- Wavker found a small seed, ana this led to tne theory that a freak whirlwind, many miles- away, stripped fruit from "elderberry trees May Deter Soviet Union ind showered them down on Grace Dieu.; A blue sun and a blue moon NEW YORK, Oct. 9 (A.A.P.). were seen in Britain last month, and residents of Ashby de la zouch, near Grace Dieu, are now recalling the 194b song hit. Ashby de la Zouch The U.S. Secretary of State (Mr. Dean Aeheson) said that negotiations between East and West would become possible as the Soviet Union's military superiority was reduced. Mr. Acheson, who was re oy tne sea. The last line ran: "The Skies were full of Blue. ceiving the Freedom House miiiijpyiMlirii iininnii iimiTiiiiniiimwn - award for 1950, said: "Building 10,000 Win - f oi? Wife of up the strength of free nations Is not by Itself a method of settling the differences with the 467'i2'6 ,NC 156 DEPOSIT TAX 3311 Weekly soviet leaders, it is a way and again only a way to prevent Not only Australia's lowest-priced easiest-to-buy unit, but the Geelong Man tnose oimcuities xrom oeing settled by default. "As the great military In most economical to operate. Owners here and abroad report-less than three farthings cost per mile for petrol and oil with continuous stopping and starting. equality is reduced, negotiation becomes possible," he added. Private Kevin Macpherson, of Carlton, Melbourne, and Sergeant Jim Graham, of Tenterfleld, N.S.W., man an advance signal receiving station in the sector being patrolled by Australian troops. Common objectives which IMMEDIATE DELIVERY Importers and Distributors or Australia: HOBART, Monday. Mrs. Loris Solomon, of Geelong, who today won 10,000 In a Hobart consultation, will give a car to her, sister, Mrs. J. Glance, of Stephen-streot, Preston. make a broad compromise possible between the Soviet leaders and the rest of world are now lacking. A compromise which COMMONWEALTH MOTORS Ptv. ltd. moves one just a little closer 111-125 a'Becketr Street. Melbourne. FJ5136 She announced this today to his own elimination Is not a compromise. when she learnt that she had won first prize. Change of Policy Mrs. Solomon bought four! tickets ln the consultation last week while holidavinir in Ho Easier Theatre Hold-up Attempt Fails An armed man who held up the cashier m the box office of the Savoy Theatre last night ran . off empty handed when the cashier screamed. IN QUEST OF "THE ASHES." The English Tesl team reached Fremantle yesterday on the Stratheden. From left to right, front row, they are: Bailey, Simpson, Sheppard, Mclntyre, Berry, Hollies, Dewes. Back row: W. Ferguson (the baggage attendant), Wright Parkhouse, Huiton, Close, Compton, Brown, Warr, Brigadier M. A. Green (manager), Mr. Nash (manager) and Evans. bart, and was present this morning when the drawing was "But as the strength and durability of the free nations bite Into the consciousness of the Soviet leaders," said Mr. Acheson, "some modification of their determination to achieve Tone on made. , She telephoned her hus world domination could follow 'Change Boundaries to 1 band, who caught the first available plane for Tasmania. Last Thursday Mrs. Solomon bought 40 tickets for a Geelong friend, and these returned 20 in prizes. Trading on the Stock Ex This would open the door on many possibilities for peaceful adjustment of differences. This process of adjustment Is the sprang past them and disap T1ie yon remember with a change yesterday was affected peared down Russell-street and into Bourke-street. by budget proposals, which in Shortly before 9 o'clock Miss Josle Axton, Mltford-Jjjet, St. Kilda, the box-jmce attendant-cashier at the IK! Fe'. ,as checking the "TOts takings, when a young purpose of our efforts, he Disappear in West Germany FRANKFURT, Oct. 9. Mr. and Mrs. Solomon will She screamed: "Stop him. added. clude excessive profits tax, remain ln Hobart until Fri Calling on the United States sales tax on luxury goods and day. Plan to By-pass Veto Advocated LAKE SUCCESS, Oct. 9 (A.A.P.). The United States called on the United Nations to act fast to set up machinery to by-pass the Russian veto because "later on it may be too late." to exercise restraint and sen-discipline, Mr. Acheson said the relntroductlon of price , Who appeared to be Zonal boundaries in West catch him." But by the time the three bystanders began to move the man had a good start. Miss Axton described the man as between 20 and 24 JtONSON Lighter will !! remember yon . for RONSOPTS swift flame, faithfully answer in 1 to simple one - Inger, one motion action, will bring reminders foyer lurcnea lnto tne theatre He Mm. tn .Tin the foolish talk about a pre-ventlve war and on the inevi Germany will be abolished when Western Allied troops More sellers were in evi dence, and falls in general in tability of war would help to In HTie Age' ; Today - .w .lie MUC UUU1 Ul 55 box .offlce. leaned across years, matce war inevitaDie. there are reinforced. The United ' States High Commissioner (Mr. McCIoy) IT' ?na PU'ted a gun from his pocket. yt, he told Miss Axton to vestments outnumbered rises by 70 to 31. The proposed excessive profits tax was responsible for the weakening ln car distributing disclosed this today. Air Exercises to Mr. McClov said: "There The American delegate, Mr. sanctions against North Korea ZS me everything you've Dmsny times day for will be an Inevitable union 01 our operations with the British and French zones." nouses. In contrast, mining stocks, both base-metal and gold is last June, Russia was boycotting the U.N. and therefore not able to block action with the veto. Vienna Flare-up . . Page 2 Art Notes Page 4 Wool Sales . . . . Page 6 Trade & Finance Page 6 Small Homes .... Page 7 Country News .... Page 8 Law List, Shipping Page 9 Test U.K. Defences John Foster Dulles, told the General Assembly's 80 nation political committee that the United States plan will "make It less likely" that there will be sues, strengthened on the He was addressing a confer ence of 800 local United States High Commission officials. J2 ,Axton' wno has been n employe at the theatre since SreSf" U years ag0' fJnhire5 men waltln8 the 5 .""Of a few feet away sains.""1 ran to tne As they turned the man Prime Minister s announcement that there would be no revaluation of the pound. IraftfJ, Stmndmrd or hth In glommtmt He said: "One hundred and war in the future. IXONSON VIRLI'I 6REATEST LI OUTER (Details on Page 6.) Homecoming Year for Greeks , ATHENS, Oct. 9 (A.A.P.). Next year will be celehrntMt Sporting - Page 16 The plan would have all LONDON, Oct. 9 (A.A.P.). New techniques being tested to see whether Britain has the answer to the threat of atom bomb-carrying raiders are working "prettv well." seventy-five Soviet divisions are casting a pall over Western Europe. Russians have stepped-ud their propaganda. Thev INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS countries earmark units of their armed forces to be sent Into action by the General Assembly whenever a veto bars action by the U.N. Security Council against an aggressor. a3 homecoming year for Oreeks throught the world. King Paul announced today. Thousands are expected to return and special fetes and celebrations have declared a fifth-column war against Western Germany and Western Europe; but the spirit of the West is prevailing, posing swift American heavy bombers to sen whnrh.. ul In Memorlam 3-9 Law Notices .. .. . .. .. 14 Live Stock ., .. 9 Lost and Found 14 Machinery 15 Marriages .. .. 2 Medical 9 Mr. Dulles said: "The Korean are planned. events have dramatised organi aim win prevail 11 ail 01 us keep on our toes." postwar bomber ls good sationai weaxnesses wnicn in enough to penetrate the latest future could prevent the will Meetings . . 9 and capacity of member State-. .. 9 "Enemv" hnmhnra lntnt nH Better for School Boobl.Wpj Tn.y itsnd iht rough 1 ' (, nd tular carry. JS from finding timely collective Referring to Korea, Mr. McCIoy said it had: not removed the threat from Communism to the Western world. The French High 1 Commissioner (M. FrancniA Poncet). M.iuuig ney targets were expression. oaoiy mauled In trying to Yugoslavia Aid Flatly Denied LONDON, Oct. 8 (A.A.P.). 8Mke,mil!Sh ,foreBn Office tRMu """y nled that YuYB0ol?aglV m'"tary terihM'i.'ll? PoreK" M,"l5-t n .ta i!cu,se1 th P"es- had bSUf'? .,or ml"t'y Bid h!5 !Ln.e5PPer, "Observer,",Parl8co;- reaK tnrnuo-n rhn nnH-u .j. Alrwnys '.. 9 Amusements IS Auctions io Ballrooms 15 Bereavements 9 Births 2 Board .. ., .... 14 Bonrtt Wanted . 14 Build In r V M Bus., Partners, Hotels .. 1ft Caravnni it Convevnnces 15 Country Aucts 10 Country Props 10 Deaths 2 Engagements 7 Flats Vacant , 14 Plata Wanted 14 Funerals 9 Garden Supplies 11 Holiday Returns 14 Houses and Land For Sale 10-11 Wanted to Buy 11 To Let 14 Wanted to Rent 14 Shops, .&o.. , 14 Unless tN. does something to assure mat the accidental, which Rcrved so well in Korea, told the conference that some fence system early today. A senior staff officer at Fighter Command headquarters stated this. The air defences of Britain arc being tested ln a one-week exercise known as "Emperor." Summing up the first week end of these large-scale manoeuvres the officer said: "Wo are very satisfied with the progress of the exercise so far. It has given us an excellent opportunity of testing new methods and techniques ln which we had so much faith." British, American, Dutch, Belgian, Danish and Norwegian air force planes are taking part In the exercise, in which the latest British Jet planes are op Frenchmen feared .Germany may do a volte faoe toward win nereaiter oecome depend SATURDAY CLASSIFIED ADVTS. ADVERTISERS: To facilitate the work of handling and correctly classifying all Saturday Advertisements, please lodge copy with your local News Agent or direct with "The Age" Office EARLY In the week, TODAY IF POSSIBLE. MiAsing Friends .. 4. Money Motor Cycles Motor Schools ... .. Motor Tours ..... Profns. Engage .., , Public Notices ..... , Rooms Vacant . Rooms Wanted 1. . Shipping . x. Situations Vaci . . ,. Situations Wanted .. Tenders .. ,., Used Can . . , Vehicles Wanted to Buy Wanted to Betl ,. .. Wireless 9 .. It .. U 9 13-14 .. It .. 14 .. 14 11 12-13 .. 9 .. 11 11 .. 0 .. 11 .. 1ft .. 15 able, potential aggressors can continue to hope and potential victims must continue to the East, after extracting as much aid as possible from the western A es. rinuing that mass forma, tlons of bombers were re-peatcdly thrown back as they tried to , bluster their way through, the "enemy" com. mander switched his taotlci to hit-and-run raids on specially selected, itrategie targets. fear." By accidental, Mr. Dulles ob He said that risk; must be undertaken because In the conduct of diplomacy choices vlouslv referred to the fact iM..yiii aalrw I that at the time the Securltv FORD SHERINCTON LTD. must be made between the lesser of several risks. 1 Council passed Its fighting Ml LlMaWrt.Mrl.u:

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