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FAMILY RESCUED FROM FLOOD

BRISBANE. March 24— Tha Green family, of Coorabulka Station, 56 miles west of Winton. were rescued late this afternoon, after being menaced by flood waters for 36 hours. Two rescue parties, one on horseback, and the other In an improvised raft, battled, all day to-day to reach the strand ed family. Mr, D. Bryce. owner of adjoin ing Tatong Station, and two of his employees, reached them late this afternoon. Jamef Green. 32, his wire and 12 months old B'irl were found huddled on the homestead Mr Bryce rowed for four miles on a' raft made from a water trough and petrol drums. Efforts to rescue Green were doubled this morning when a fad ing telephone call told Winton 'I am standing up to my armpits In water. We are trying to reach the roof.' Rain and low cloud ceilings pre vented relief food supplies being dropped over Isolated Windorah nnd Bitdsville to-day. A R.A.A.F. Dakota .which left Brisbane this morning, landed at Charleville be cause of bad weather. The Dakota will probahlly take on' early to morrow morning, weather permit ting.

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