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BIG SYDNEY CLASH Police Guard Mr. Menzies ; :&uWi . ? ;f ,? ? ? sypney; juM u.
Om ^??Mfc# won* Commu«i«» demonstrations ttm§$d in ; Sydney for tome yeem fleeted i Hie trim* Minister as lit rest to speak of a Liberal rally in the Sydney Town Hall tonight. ? - ?- .... ? , ? -?.' : ? '
yfjtjtimg- to a pre-arranged plan, Mm Com munal, who w«r« well KcfHr^ in groups omo«9 th« owlMnc* of 1,500, both in the body of Hm haH arid in ffte faUery, ros« simurranwousty from their seats and alerted the demonstration. In o n«sty clash which followed between a bit fore* of pkrinclothes and ewiformed potic* and th« d«monstrotors, 50 m«n and women w«fo bundltd from the I hall, and over 50 ethers w«rt ordered to leave.
.-.': Some of the; demon strators struggled violently with the police; and a nitinber were half carried from the hall. . 8everal men m handcuffed u they were taken into the street ;,- ? . -^T' ?.. - ? Woam abo straggled vio lently wrta the Mfce, aa* several were half oraggoi out of thehaH. A napler of wn shouted state at Ike ?eliee a* they «Jeetei them. .Later, at the Central police station, fire men and a woman were . locked up on charges of off enstre behaviour. Police Ready ? police had anticipated a Communist demonstration at the -Town Hall tonight, ' and were well prepared for It fauuaUstaty Mr. Monks ?? itartei te satoiu 0» ?oumo- ; ibsWi' clooi up, gave the PneW ahV afi then ware*. 'We waat peace: befl ' As the aemonstration started, police Immediately moved to wards the demonstrators and at once began to bustle them out of thehalL . Mr. Blendes practically Ig nored the demonstrators and continued with bis speech, al though before police reached them in various parts of the hall the Communists continued to shout at bun and interjected frequently. 'Fools And Not Australians' ; - At one : stage of his \ speech, Mr. Menzies re ? f erred to the demonstrators as 'only footed and not Austra lians,' and at another stag* referred to then as 'a few . crackpots/' . .:.-.? ??? - One man who was ejeetm from the hall by police struggled so violently that nve policemen were practically carrying him when he reached the street. One woman demonstrator, : who kicked the police in the - &*? ?£*!* shouting at them. 'You'll suffer for this. You'll be in a different sort of uniform soon.' ??-?;? .. i .«,« stare of the deaoa ft'*** , Cii— aaali re-, leaart a auarter of bslisons.
whleh upladii Uttiim '*?»' as they taste* tewarwa theraaf. When Mr. Menzies nnfrrwd ipeuklng, be was greeted with nolonged applause, while the srowd also sang. 'For He's a roily Good Fellow.' Mr. Meaataa hatf a atraa. ONrtaf pafce whea aTteif the Town BaM fey tfta awia «ta»«rlater. but «bVws. no further unaias -aMon. Senate ''Awaits Election' Stating that the Govern ment had been given a mandate on December 10 bo gtt on with the Job of deal Ing with Communists. Mr. monies told the meeting that If the Job bad not been done since then, it was not the fault of the enemies of Communism, but of the friends of Com munism. The: Labor tactics adopted in dicated that the LaborParty. by agreeing to the Bill in the House of Representatives, was actually waiting for the Senate majority, and the latter. In turn. was waiting on the NSW elec tions to see what would happen Bjh NSW vate waa ?bwgly totevar of the Me GtrrOtwuMaL then the SeMte wmmtlfl* beds la, aaijhm waaMbe a* kgia. latisa. art oafr HiiiilliasTtMa year. The BUI baa Been virtually rejectedjv the Senate teat night, when it rejected a Oov enunent amendment and pro posed another amendment which was not acceptable to