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NEWS AND NOTES -It?e West Australian." Tomorrow (Show Day) the commercial offices of "The West Australian" in Perth and Fremantle will close at noon. The Perth office will reopen from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for the receipt of classified advertise ments only. Metropolitan Forecast. Today's weather forecast for the metropolitan 'area is: "Cloudy with showers and fresh to strong north.west ,o west winds. Estimated maximum temperature, 66deg." Yester day's maximum temperature was 68.2deg. and the minimum was 50.9deg. Low Unemployment Figpures. A spokesman for the Depart ment of Social Services said yesterday that, . to Septemnber 16, 51 males and 14. females were receiving unemployment benefits in this State. This com pared with . .89 males 'and four females at the same date last year. Most of the male un employed were in the labour ing class and were over 40 years of age. Navy Recruitnag Measue. As from October t a perman ent member of the- Royal Aus tralian Navy who is responsible for the enlistment of a recruit will receive a "capitation" al lowance of 1I, An announce ment from the Naval Board, Melbourne, said yesterday that the scheme applied only to men below commissioned rank. It is hoped that the measure will accelerate recruiting. College Legey. The University Women's Col lege has received its first legacy in the form of £200 from the estate of the late Amy Enid Saw, widow of the late Dr. A.J. H. Saw, a former chancel lor of the University. The see retary of the college council (Mrs. E. M. Watson) said yes terday that the late Mrs. Saw was a foundation member of the committee set up in. 1928 to raise funds for establish ment of the college. Male "Malon." Victoria's first male "matron" has begun duty at a private hospital at Mildura. He is Mr. A. W. Moran, who was a sick berth attendant in a naval nti submarine ship during the war. Ife was registered as a qualified uarse after his discharge from the navy in 1947 and received approval from the State Health Department to conduct his 12 bed hospital. It,is one of the two private hospitals in Mil dura. He is now in charge of two sisters and four female nurses, and the sisters say that they have never worked in a liappier hospital.

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