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NEWS AND NOTES Metropolitan Forecast. Today's weather forecast for the metropolitan area is: "Cool and cloudy with a few showers and fresh north-west to west winds. Estimated maximum temperature 66deg." Yester day's maximum temperature was 65.2deg. and the minimum was 52deg. Swans For Mr. Churchill. As a gesture from the West Australian Government, two pairs of black swans are being sent to Mr. Winston Churchill to replace black swans which were recently destroyed on his property. The swans are on board the freighter Clan Macrae, which will sail from Fremantle for Hull this morn ing. Planes Held Up. Air Traffic Control at Guild ford airport refused a clearance for the Darwin-bound Mac Robertson-Miller DC3 aircraft yesterday at 2 a.m. because of a forecast of bad weather. By 6.30 a.m. the outlook was more promising and the aircraft took off. A special MacRobertson Miller Anson aircraft that was to have left for Geraldton yes terday morning was not al lowed to leave because of un favourable weather and the flight was cancelled. White Paper Urged. Objection has been raised re cently to the use of old news papers for the wrapping of foodstuffs. As a result, an en deavour will be made to in duce all shopkeepers to use white paper. Supplies of white paper, which were limited in wartime and later because of the dollar position, are plenti ful. At present some shop keepers purchase their wrapping paper from customers and other persons' stocks of used newspaper. This is not al ways hygienic. Wheat Men Honoured. The investiture ot Govern ment House yesterday was one of the rare occasions on which two members of one civil or ganisation have received simul taneous honours. Messrs. T. H. Bath and J. S. Teasdale re ceived the C.B.E. (civil divi sion) for long service to the wheatgrowing industry of the State. Parliamentary service also was mentioned in Mr. Bath's citation. Mr. Teasdale has been a trustee of the Wheat Pool of Western Australia since its inception in 1922 and Mr. Bath has been a trustee since 1925. The late Mr. A. J. Monger, another member of pool, received an O.B.E. for similar service.

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