The Sydney Morning Herald from Sydney, New South Wales on April 9, 1967 · Page 15
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The Sydney Morning Herald from Sydney, New South Wales · Page 15

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PERSISTENT MIGRANT rJX)KYO, Saturday (A.A.P.). A persistent Japanese stowaway called "Little Joe" was back in gaol today for the 13th time. This followed yet another thwarted attempt to live in America, United Press International reported. Hatsugi Tsuruhama, 33, has been trying to sneak into the United States for 16 years. For his efforts he has spent roughly a third of his life in prisons and detention camps in various countries. Tsuruhama was deported to Japan from the United States as an illegal immigrant this week. Tokyo police arrested him at the airport on charges of violating Japanese immigration laws. lit. W In MJL pull Era imp fDMfiM From our Own Correspondent LONDON, Saturday. Wealthy British publisher Gareth Powell, who is migrating to Australia, said this week he preferred Sydney to " Rlltf I 1!H1I!S search From our own correspondent JX)NDON, Saturday. African witch doctors may be more advanced in treating mental and psychosomatic illnesses than trained Western doctors. feEsmML -f Mm is "The last time I was in Melbourne" I said the city reminded me of a pair of iridescent false teeth." he said." -"That's why I'm emigrating to Sydney." Mr Powell, 32, his wife and their two " children arrive in Sydney by air on June 1, under the $25-assisted passage scheme. He said, "Australia House has classified me as an 'eminently eligible emigrant.' I hope they don't repret it." He was referring to the trouble he caused in Britain two years ago when as managing director of Mayflower Books, he published "Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure." The company was taken to Court under the Obscene Publications Act, but by that time the book had sold thousands of copies. Mr Powell has some firm views about Australia. ing from their, traditional African ways to the culture of the Western world. However, he found that witch doctors were avaricious compared with their Western counterparts and were, on occasions, even cruel, chaining up their patients when they were net paid. Mr Powell . . "an eminently eligible migrant.' in the nearest job offering at a fairground. He then worked as a milkman,- soldier, lorry driver, labourer and reporter, before entering publishing. He became managing director of Mayflower Books when only 28, and soon after joined the New England Library Book Company, which runs Four Square. Signet and Mentor books, as managing director. His biggest success was with "The Carpetbaggers," wh'ch sold ont, and a half million copies in the first eight months. Help image He says of the book: "I got the copy from the United States, and I had to cut it for the English mar- ket. 'Then I cut it again for the New Zealand market, and to get it past the Australian censors I cut it again. "I doubt if the author himself would have recognised the version Australians read." His meteoric rise has earned him not a few enemies in the gentlemanly world of British publishing. He said: "I don't pinch authors. I just offer them more money, evervbody does it." Mr Powell said that when he arrived in Sydney he would tackle the Far-East market. This is suggested by an English doctor, Stephen Black, who made a program for B.B.C. television after long and intensive studies of witch doctor practices in Nigeria. Dr Black found one Nigerian psychiatrist who claimed he was normally able to treat three out of five mentally sick patients successfully using witch doctor's methods, but only two out of five using Western methods. He found witch doctors were using drugs to treat mental illnesses before the turn of the century, while Western doctors' only began drug treatment 30 years ago. Dr Black claimed witch doctors were using hypnosis to treat other forms of mental illness, and that women with growths and apparently cancerous symptoms had been cured by a witch doctor's preparation, where Western X-ray treatment had failed. He believed a huge percentage of patients who went to witch doctors for treatment were suffering from psychosomatic illnesses, in many cases caused by the pressure of chang Expelled WASHINGTON, Saturday (A.A.P.- Reuter). The United States yesterday finally abandoned its search for a bug-filled satellite missing somewhere around Australia since February 15. A spokesman for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration said a final search of a 10,000-square-mile area of New South Wales had turned up no sign of the spacecraft. Overdue When it came down the satellite was two months overdue in its return from space due to failure of a retroactive motor. Space officials have 'said there was no danger to humans as all life aboard the satellite was presumed dead and the strontium 85 it contained was only about half as radioactive as at the time of launching. T ONDON, Satur-V day (A.A.P.). Pretty Jean Verdall's wedding was more of a chaotic happening than the quiet wedding it started out to be. Jean and the bridegroom, Edwin Cook, both 24, decided to have the wedding in Jean's home town, Cove, Hampshire. As Edwin's home is in Oldham, 200 miles away in Lancashire, travel was required. Loaded with the best ON POLITICS: "All your politicians are actors." ON TAX: "It's much better there than here, and that's one reason I'm emigrating'." . 1 ON EDUCATION: "I want my kids out of the public school setup here. I know there are private schools in Sydney, but they don't ride horses and play polo and, anyway, my kids won't be going to them." Mr Powell was expelled from school in Wales at the age of 15, and began work In Cove the Vicar said he had other marriages to perform. The organist said she had an appointment at the other end of town. With the wedding ceremony about to collapse the bridegroom picked a substitute best man and the wedding was on. Jean's four-year-old nephew fell off a chair and knocked himself out. man, Edwin's brother Brian, and other relatives and friends, a minibus set out for Cove from Oldham. On the road the bus broke down. Taxis were called. Rushing to catch a train in Walsall the taxis were caught in a traffic jam and missed the train by one minute. Hiring a car the party set out by road. l- -v--agv 1- AaH, . X ft. :::::::::::uivv;:;.vv,voYvM FRONT FACE warm sir and radiation. REAR FACE warm air only. VULCAN HYDRAFLAME DUAL ROOM HEATER The floor plan illustrates two zone heating VULCAN HYDRAFLAME CONSOLE installed against an Internal wall. There are alternative flueing methods suitable tor all different wall constructions. Vulcan versatility is almost limitless. There are six different Hydraflame models with 20 owntetovuican Heating systems DMshn; Box no, Burwood, ways of installing. Backed by a network of factory trained and supervised installers. Vic- tor the iree is-page colour book on vuican Heating systems. VH6257 15 THE SUN-HERALD, APRIL 9 1967 15

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