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- 1 The Age, Wednesday. July 28, 1965 V Where eggs flew, Sir W. Gunn greeted with kiss H AMILTON. Hamilton greeted the chairman of the Australian Wool Board (Sir William Gunn) with a kiss last night on his first appearance in Hamilton since wild demonstrations last year. POLICE TO DECIDE BE A UTY TREATMENT FOR RESERVE CHAMPION ON BOOK PROSECUTIONS First VICTORIA'S Acting Premier (Mr. Rylah) said last night it would be- up to- the police to decide whether any prosecutions should be launched in Victoria over the four banned books released by the Commonwealth. Lifting of the customs ban on the books- "Lolita," "Lady Chatterley's Lover," "Borstal Boy" and "Confessions of a Spent Youth" was announced on Monday by the Minister for Customs and Excise (Senator Anderson). . Mr. Rylah said yesterday it was likely to be weeks before the books became available for vice squad scrutiny. Under Victorian law police can seize books considered obscene. The Police Offences Act lays down penalties of up to 100 or up to two years' gaol for keeping, publishing, lending or selling obscene books. senator - uiueroun jco- terday sent a telegram to Mr. Rylah defending the Commonwealth's action on the four books. This was a reply to a protest telegram on Monday from Mr. Rylah, who said the Commonwealth had Jeopardised the planned talks on uniform censorship at the conference of State and Commonwealth Attorneys-General to be held in Melbourne tomorrow and Friday. Telegram In his telegram, Senator Anderson said: "I am unable to concede that my announced decisions need inhibit any discussions proposed for the conference of Attorneys-General. "Indeed, my public statement of the Commonwealth position in regard to uniformity might be of assistance." But Mr. Rylah said he could now see less likelihood of uniform book censorship being achieved in Australia. For two years Victoria had been trying to discuss censorship with the Commonwealth without success, he said. The Attorneys - General's conference agenda Includes A Vfntarian nrnnnsnl . for n State and - Commonwealth committee to advise all States and the Federal Government on literary censorship. "If we had a . Joint committee I would nave been agreeable to borderline books BRIQUETTE ROOM ' m.&7? s -ft I w De Luxe 29V 1965 ONLY Or completely installed 54 gns.- . Normal fireplace Metropolitan area. The famous De Luxe CRESTAIR Slow Combustion Room Heater has the manufacturer's lifetime guarantee that is how dependable and reliable the De Luxe CRESTAIR is. With tremendous output.it will adequately heat 8000 cub. ft. and you can keep the whole house cosy burning briquettes for Just under 2d. ah hour. Think what this means in economical heating. You'll have to act Now! Take advantage ot this super hargain which is genuinely less than half price! 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The meeting, packed by students, congratulated Senator Anderson and the Commonwealth Government for releasing the four books. The meeting "deplored the continuing hysterical narrowmindedness on this issue of Mr. Rylah." It supported the concept of a uniform, liberalised Australian censorship. The meeting was told 25 volunteers next week would begin a campaign against Mr. Rylah. The main speaker at yesterday's student meeting was Mr. Stephen Murray-Smith, a research fellow In education at Melbourne University and a member of the Freedom to Read Association's committee. Be said the latest develop ments showed that politi cians were really beginning to De innuencea oy intellectual demonstration and vot ing power. See Editorial, Page 3, HEATER f . . If . 1 I ! . ' .-.. - -n "'& hfri'-: :i ' A.B.C. top staff es SYDNEY. The chairman of the Australian Broadcasting Commission '(Dr. Darling) yesterday announced major changes in the commission's senior management. Mr. C. Semmler has been appointed deputy general manager ana Mr. W. s. Hamilton, assistant general manager. Mr. 'A. N. Pinlay would remain assistant general manager (general) said Dr. Darling. Mr. Semmler and Mr. Hamilton will assist the general manager (Mr. Duck-manton) in -the executive control of the A.B.C. The director of publicity and concerts (Mr. C. Butt-rose) will take up a new appointment as the A.B.C.'s North American representative, based in New York. Mr. Buttrose will replace Miss Nell Fleming. SPECIAL ADVERTISEMENT TlR. MICHAEL KLOSS has com- menced practice at 100 Colllm St.. Melbourne. Phone 63 6404. ASSISTANT wanted with view to third share in very busy 2-maa western suburbs medical prac- une. o nines , irum mi 311 1609 between 8 a.m. and p.m. ASSISTANT with definite view wanted for expanding Melbourne southern suburban gene-ral- practice. Write Box 13.104, Age. J OCUM wanted. trict, 379 7074. pART Suite. Collins Street, Full- time use. Consulting room. 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Hero's WO Morrison WARRANT Officer Edward John Morrison ("Jack" to his friends) received a hero's treatment at the Wat-sonia Army Camp sergeants mess last night when his mates heard of his There were drinks all round, and a toast to Jack" by his fellow N.C.O.'s. Warrant Officer Morrison. 42, who is at present on leave and recuperating from his wounds, has one wish to get back to Vietnam as soon as possible. He was more concerned last night about returning to active duty than about She will help sick TIIISS Mary Gaynor, an. attractive Melbourne girl (right) was packing tropical dress yesterday for a , big job awaiting her in Malaysia. . As a member of the Red Cross field force, she flies oft tomorrow to her new assignment with No. 4 R.A.A.F. Hospital, Butter-worth. . Miss Gaynor will open a Red Cross centre at the hospital to provide services for all patients, regardless of nationality. Her duties will Include visiting the maternity home at Penang for service wives and assisting the families and dependants of the incapacitated servicemen. - As an experienced hospital visitor. Miss Gaynor recently spent 10 weeks at the R.A.A.F. Hospital, Laverton. "I have always been interested in helping . the community," she said. "I was a kindergarten teacher here before I went to Europe for five years." While in London. Miss Gaynor worked at Australia House. She Joined the Red Cross four and a half years ago on her return to Melbourne. "I will not be 'stationed all the time at Butter-worth, which Is on the Malaysian mainland opposite the Island of Fenang,. ' FOUNTAIN PINS Ttrt von nwjm a hrw pkn ? 8R YOUK OU ONB REPAIRED t ee J1W. Knrt MELB. PIN P1CPOT. troops treatment for new gallantry award i the award conferred on him. "This war In Vietnam is worse than anything I saw in Korea, but I want to go back," he said. Warranty Officer Morrison has been in the army since 1940. He saw active duty ' in Borneo and New Guinea during World War II, then later in Korea, where he won but will be rotating' among various bases," she said. "This will bring me into contact with British, American and Australian troops as well as Malaysians, most of whom can speak English. Australian casualties FACTORIES TO ORDER liaswanitonMsu ,f?" s ?Jil, . , lAdvt.J his Distinguished Conduct Medal, and was mentioned in despatches. Margins up for public servants Margins Increases from 6 to 79 a year will go to Victoria's 20,000 State public servants. The Public Service Board decided yesterday to grant tne rises wnicn ioiiow tne recent one and a half per cent, margins. increase. The Increases -will apply irom uuiy 4. evacuated from the military hospital in Saigon will be among the patients for whom Miss Gaynor will care. Another Victorian girl, Miss Pam Spence, has a similar position in the hospital at Saigon. OFFICIAL RONSON SERVICE Salc and Rtpilri Now at Melbourne Pen Depot, 7 Block Court. CITY, Phon SS 4933, fAdTt.1 Hamilton's Yulunga Festival Queen, Miss Bobyn Park, kissed Sir William on the cheek and presented him with a spray 01 wuanowers for his lapel in front of 600 cheering wool growers. she nlsn eave the sur prised Sir William a box of chocolate eggs to remind him of the night in Hamil ton when he was spatierea with real eggs and flour bombs. Sir William was men asking growers to support the Wool Board's promotion levy. Last night he asked a far more recentive audience to support the board's reserve price plan. (jtraziers pinuea u. urn mature of Sir William as a beatle on the - speaker's table, with the words "We love ya. Bin, yean, yean, yeah," underneath. They also waved placards saying: "How ya gonna Keep us aown on me inriu if we don't get the reserve price pian t -ana, iou cuu get a plan with a Gunn." Opposition Graziers even had Dlacards for the deputy chairman of the .committee for the retention and improvement of the free wool market (Mr. G. G. Ashton), who was opposing Sir William. Two of tnese read "Asn-ton to Ashton, dust to dust, give us the wool plan, or we'll all go bust," and "The Committee for the Detention and Imprisonment of the Free Wool Market." Sir William said tne wel come was "certainly a little different" from tne one ne had received last time he was in Hamilton. Sir William added that the Australian Wool Board's plan was needed "to put steel into the backbone of the wool system." He said mat nuciuauons in the price of wool needed to be stabilised for the benefit of the whole wool Industry. . With tne improvement 01 man-made fibres, manufacturers were "no longer willing to gamble on the raw-wool market." Claims had been made that the Wool Board had not correctly interpreted the wants of the wool trade. Sir William said a Sydney manufacturer had told him Australia's progressive AUSTRALIA he hoped the reserve price plan would eventuate. He added that if the reserve price plan was passed at a referendum of wool growers later this year, a genuine attempt would be made to minimise fluctuations in wool prices. He said that this would not come at once, because mistakes would be made, but "that's human nature." Sir William also promised thac wool growers would be given a complete document outlining the plan two months before the referendum. He said It was unfortu nate but unavoidable that it could not be presented now, but the Federal Government was still making decisions on finance. Mr. Ashton. who was greeted with light applause, Teachers plan set reply The Education department is likely to receive identical hand written replies from most of the 2000 secondary teachers asked to explain their . absence from school during a stop-work meeting on July 2. A sugeested reply to the department's "please explain" was sent to schools yesterday by the Victorian Secondary Teachers' Association. The v.s.t.a. urged teachers to hand write the replv and keep a carbon copy for reference. The suggested reply reads: "Following years of abortive negotiations for reform of the Teachers' Tribunal, secondary teachers were appalled to learn that the tribunal had made an award which would clearly do considerable damage to secondary education. "A mass meeting of teachers throughout the State decided .that a more direct method was essential. and the V.S.T.A. called on all secondary teachers to stop work on the morning of tnaay, juiy z.' for small or large investors WM is what your money earns from the day you arrange an A.N.Z. interest bearing deposit. Subject to a minimum period of three months and a maximum of two years, you can stipulate exactly when the deposit is to be repaid to you with interest, or renewed. This is ideal for people desiring to invest a sum of money for a certain period with absolute safety. The rate of 4 applies for periods of three to eleven months, and 41 for twelve months to two years. Rates for deposits of 50,000 and over for periods from 30 days to three months are available on application. Arrange your investment at any branch of A.N.Z. Bank. . A-N-Z INTEREST BEARING DEPOSITS most P T n Cheque Accounts bank gldji Savings Amounts AND NEW ZEALAND said, "I appreciate the welcome planned." Mr. Ashton told graziers that for the past 12 months a high-powered organisation had been promoting; the plan at their expense. . He said, "The board has tried to resist criticism on the plea that it had no information. "The board has gone out to sell this plan like a brand of cigarettes. "No attempt has been mada to put the other side of the question. The board has virtually brushed the risks aside." Mr. Ashton said that tha board had been less than frank over the wool trade reaction to the plan. He said that even a committee investigating the plan had said it was not advisable. "The meetings were held in protest against tha tribunal's constitution and, as a member of the service who is most concerned at the present situation, I decided to join thousands of my colleagues in this action." ' Sent in bulk It was learned yesterday that the department's "please explain' notices were sent to schools in bulk and distributed to teachers by head masters. The notices, said, in part: "This letter is addressed to you as an individual member of the teaching service and only an individual reply can be accepted.". They said also that head masters had reported the absentees to the department. BANK LIMITED lAJVt.1

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