The Sydney Morning Herald from Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on June 7, 1967 · Page 5
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Wednesday, June 7, 1967
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, The Sydnay Morning Herald, Wed,, June 1. 1967 I CONCERTS CANCELLED it Giuseppe di .Stefano, the Italian tenor, has been farcied to cancel all his Sydney appearances -Because of an t infection in his upper respi- fstory tract L - After an examination by , leaamg inroat specialist yesterday morning, Mr di ;;Stefano was told it could ', '. ' '' " ' ' be a fortnight before he can sing again. " Mr Harry Miller;' organiser of the tenor's tour, said yesterday Mr di Stefano probably would leave Sydney today. He said arrangements had been made for all ticket holders to receive a refund. 8 THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION ' . invites applications lor the post ol CHIEF PRESS AND PUBLICATIONS ; OFFEGER i at Hi Headquarters, located In Geneva, Switzerland. Tills post carriei the responsibility for the planning and execution of public Information activities In the Belds of Press and publications, ' QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from a university of recognised standing or equivalent attainments. 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The painting, the most valuable in a collection given to the gallery in May. l5. by the late Maori Harold de Vahl Rubin, was insured for $140,000 but itsi market value is about $200,000. A description has been sent to all Australian State; and overseas Police Forces. The theft was discovered at 7.55 a.m. by a gallery em ployee. lne thieves entered the gallery by climbing to a window 20 feet above the ground on scaffolding erected at the front of the building for removing a portico. rorcing a window, they went to a night of stairsl and a door into the main gallery fover. 1 his door is the only onf inside the gallery not wired to the burglar alarm system. The area was recently reno vated and the alarm had not yet been reinstalled. V See (0 Melbourne? U uAu u on-the-hour! Seven on-the-hour flights. Nine 727DC9 T-Jets daily. , . Two supporting Electras daily. Book now! Call your travel agent or TAA, phone 2 0326 any time day or night. , the Friendly Way Y .' ljwi;iMiiiiirii-rn Fears for stolen art treasure ' BRISBANE, Tuesday. The Picasso , painting La Belle Hollandaise valued at $200,000, stolen early today from the Queensland Art Gallery, could be irreparably damaged. . "It is extremely fragile and could be smeared unless handled very carefully," the acting director of the gallery, Miss Robyn Hill, said. SCULPTURE BY BOYD VANISHES MELBOURNE, Tues day.- A valuable sculp ture oy Australian artist Arthur Boyd, now in Lon don, has been stolen from the garden of his brother's home at Brighton. - His brother, sculptor Guv Boyd, said he found that the sculpture. Bride, was miss ing when he was showing Canberra visitors around his garden today. Mr Boyd said he had been minding his brother's sculptures while he was in London. Bride was in the side garden, 60 feel back from the front gate, ob scured by shrubbery and could not be seen from the road. It was worth about $1,000. Another piece, "Boy with Fish," was in full view at the front gate. . Free bus rides today only The first of Sydney's new-looK single-deck buses will go into servicf this afternoon' giving . : irips along Pitt and Castle-reagh Streets. It is the forerunner of a leet of 232 buses which ths State Government has ord- jred at a cost of $4.2m to replace double-deckers.. The Minister for Transport, Mr M. A. Morris, and ihe Advisory Minister for transport, Mr A. D Jridges, will "unveil" the bus to the Press this morning. It will be on display outside the Customs House ai Circular Quay between 12.30 ind 1.30 p.m., then will op erate on free trips along! rouie mi aunng tne after noon. The new bus is two feet longer and 21 inches wider than the present large single-deckers, and has upholstered seats with foam rubber cushions. otens are lower and wider for easier entry and acsiinanon signs clearer. - the bus -has a centre door, air suspension1 for smootherr nding, fan-assisted forced-air ventilation and fluorescent lighting inrougnjui, , , It also has a curved wind screen, new-style headlights ana tan-lights - and twin braking systems. Theatres granted $18,900 . The Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Mr C. B. Cutler, yes terday announced grants totalling $18,900 for support of professional theatre , . activities in N.S.W. Recommended by the Advisory Committee on Cultural Grants after considering reports from the Pro fessional Drama Council tney are: Independent Theatre: $8,000, primarily to enable it to employ four professional actors to help in crease the quality of presen tations. Community Theatre: $4,000 for production of plays this year, . Jane Street Theatre, $3,000, Q Theatre $1,000, Ensemble Theatre $2,000. Children'! National Theatre $500, New Theatre $400. BATTLE A CRACKER NIGHT SPECTACLE It will be a question of timing whether the enemy destroyer is sunk by a torpedo ot blows up of its own accord. Either way, it will be the most colourful . naval battle in which Australians have taken part S' ''j Every inch of the two "destroyers" taking part will be ablaze, outlined in flashing and booming fireworks on Sydney Showground next Saturday night. The "torpedo" a rocket strung on a line must be lit at the right moment to score a hit. . , This moment of suspense comes in the final session of the big fireworks display which i has been arranged by "The Sydney Morning Herald" and the Sydney, Central Lions Club. The gates will open at 4.30 , p.m. The display will start at 6 - p.m., finishing at 8. IS p.m. The emphasis in cracker night this year is to show that it can be staged with spectacle, fun and safety. . s , ; -, Other Lions clubs, in conjunction with the "Herald," are arranging community ; fireworks displays in suburban and country, centres. , : - : Admission' to the Sydney Showground display on. Saturday will be 30c for children and pensioners and 60c for adults, the proceeds going towards equipment for a surgical research laboratory at the Royal Alexandra Hospital for ! Children. Camper-down. Rain brings in drought areas ' " -Heavy rain has brought temporary relief to parts of the State's drought areas. At Tibooburra, in the far north-west,'' normally dry creek beds last night had become swirling tor rents, which isolated the town. , Police at the town, which had 101 points of rain in the 30 hours to 3 p.m. yesterday were preparing last night to search for a car containing two men and a woman re ported bogged on the road from Wanaaring. Constable C. I. McLach- lan said although the rains were not drought breaking graziers in the district now expected stock fodder for the winter. He said creeks which had not run since January were carrying three-feet deep streams of water and had cut roads leading to the town. . Tibooburra was also closed to aircraft last night. - LIGHT FALLS Bourke, which has been in the grip of a drought for four years, had 1.7 points of rain in the 24 hours to 9 a.m. yesterday. During the same period in other drought-stricken areas ot the north-west Cobar had six points, Wanaaring 34 and Hungerford 33. On the southern tablelands, ooul- burn bad 14 points. A - Sydney weather Bureau spokesman said last night most of the rain in the State yesterday was con fined to the coast and ranges. - An unofficial reading at Caringbah registered 493 points in the 24 hours to 9 a.m. yesterday. 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