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Further Donations To Mayor's Flood Fund [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 14 July 1950
Further Donations To Mayor's Flood Fund The Mayor's Flood, Relief Appeal con tinues to grow. . Additional donations yesterday brought the total donations to £1112/12/3. Amount previously ' acknow ledged, £1047/7/2. T. Barton, £1; Judith Mitchell, H villi, 6/-; J. S. Goram, 10/-; -ruc.e Hume, Thirroul, 2/6; Syd. v7ard; 4/-; Mrs. A. Taylor, 2 /-; i. A. Glass, 10/-; J. Dutton, j /-; E. Greer, Woonona, 2/-; VIrs. Dunconmbe, Woonona, 2/-; Mrs. Nicholson, Woonona, 5/-; Powie, 10/-; Mr. S. P. Pitman, //oonona, 2/-; Mrs. Gaylor, Bulli, /-; Mrs. Tooth and family, ./oonona, 4/-; Mr. C. Jones, vV oonona. 2/-; Mrs. Brooks, /oonor.n, 2/-; Miss J. Rees, .vooiiona, 10/-; M. O'Malley, 5/-; /Irs. Salisbury, Woonona, 4/-; A. Pitman, 10/-; P. T. Cainp i3ll, ? Woonona, 10/-; W. Mail :is, 5/-; Miss J. Newman, Woo o:;a, 5/-; Mr. Easter, Woonona, /-; G. Murray, Woonona, 5/-; Crs. Haddon, Woonona, 10/-; . Parkinson Pty. Ltd., Woon na, 10/-; Mr. Daniel, Woonona, )/-; Yvonne Kaix-, W.oonona, ./-; Mr. Webb, W...
HEIRESS YACHTSWOMAN STILL MISSING [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 14 July 1950
HEIRESS YACHTSWOMAN STILL MISSING [ SYDNEY, Thursday. — The shattered remains of a dinghy and a lifebelt were spotted by an Avro Anson plane today, search ing for the missing English heir ess, Miss Jenefer Wornum, 23. Miss Wornum has been miss ing since her yacht, Gentleman's Agreement, foundered on the rocks at Wattamolla Beach, near National Park, on Monday night. .Mr. Hans Eriksori, who sailed on the trip before the yacht was wrecked, chartered the ' search plane. He believed, the girl might have been drifting out to sea in the lifebelt, the only one car ried by the yacht. He identified the dinghy and lifebelt as be longing to the yacht. 'I know it was a lifebelt from the yacht because I painted it myself some time ago,' he said. Police have now given up hope of finding Miss Wornum alive, but are still combing the coast line for her body. The 'only other person on the Gentle man's Agreement was Finnish seaman, Karl Teppo, who made a nightmare trip . up the steep cliff face after....
CARAPOOE MAY MISS S.T.C. CUP [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 14 July 1950
CARAP00E MAY MISS S.T.C. CUP SYDNEY, Thursday. — A warn ing that the S.T.C. Cup favour ite, Carapooe, might not start, hm srfven . today by Ws owner, Mr. W. Thompson! 'Naturally I: would like him to start,'. -he said. 'But he J)a4 a very liard race in the Doomben Cup and we. .do . not know ho\v he^.will ,jtrav.ejr;b.ack from-.- Bris- bane, 'If trainer Vic -Thompson does not . think Carapooe is .109 , per c^ht. fit, the* horse will be scratched, from the .Cup. 'He is too. promising a horse for us to take any risks with him,' lie .'added. . - \ V Carapooe is , due to. leave Bris bane .; tomorrow. ~ Several other Sydney horses,; including Winter Haiidiciap can.dida.tes, Heroic Sovereign and Hisign, are on the f oad on their way back to Syd ney. They have been held up at Wallangarra, on the Queensland )-or.deiy waiting for veterinary clearance. , They will- continue their trip South, on Sa-turday.
FRANCONIA AGROUND [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 14 July 1950
FRANCONIA AGROUND QUEBEC, Thursday (A.A.P.). — The 20,000-ton Cunard liner Franconia ran aground on a reef in the St. Lawrence River last night, shortly after leaving Quebec for Liverpool. Tugs and launches are re ported to have removed the 750 pass-engers. Passengers asid there was a terrific jolt when the liner went aground, but no one appeared to toe injured and there was; no panic. Eye-witnesses said at the time of the accident the Fran conia was passing another ves sel.' The liner went aground with 'a big .bang,' in full view of hundreds of witnesses ashore. Late last night it seemed to ?be sitting with its prow rignt on he shore, listed to starboard.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 14 July 1950
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New Look Does Smart Gallop [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 14 July 1950
W.w.% VAW. V.V.VA V New Look Does Smart Gallop SYDNEY, Thursday. — New took indicated first-up prospects in the Second Welter Handicap at Canterbury on Saturday by ? particularly smart gallop, Ridden .by -race jockey W. .Cook, she dashed over four fur tongs., ip. vvi.de. . out at Vic toria Park. Her appearance sug gested she is ready to win, al though she hay. not 'raced since last December. Her' time -v£ls good, as the heavy track was against really fast times.. \ , ; ? . Tuituilla (2-Y.-0. Handicap) and Northmond fFirst Welter) did well to record a similar time on the B grass at Randwiclc. Old Prairier, svljich is .to r.un innnnnslqnmh G in the nine-furlong Canterbury Park Handicap, showed he has ?not lost his dash by sprinting ?four in 52— the fastest of the 'morning. Brazier has not won .beyond seven furlongs. . Saville Row, another Canter bury Park Handicap runner, ran six in 1.21 in good style 'at Rand wick. The Groom, which -is gett ing ready for the Winter Handi cap, took 1....
SHOOTERS ENDANGER LIVESTOCK [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 14 July 1950
SHOOTERS ENDANGER LIVESTOCK Marshall Mount dairy farmers are developing a marked hos tility to week-end shooters be cause of the danger they present to valuable livestock, the 'Daily Mercury's' Albion Park corres pondent writes. He said a two-year-old heifer, owned by Mr. H. D. Stewart, had fallen dead in her tracks this week after being struck by a bullet presumably from a care less shooter's rifle. Mr. Stewart found the beast .dead on Monday morning. He had inspected his stock on Sun day' morning and found them all in health condition, including the heifer killed. Were he ever so benighted and forgetful of his high calling, there is always hope in a man who actually and earnestly works. — Carlyle.
"STRINGS" TO THE FREE TREE ISSUE [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 14 July 1950
'STRINGS' TO THE FREE TREE ISSUE IT APPEARS there has been a certain amount of mis understanding regarding the City Council's decision to distribute trees for planting by the public. The thousands of trees at the Bulli Nursery, it seems, are not lo be avail able simply to everyone' with sufficient love of trees to want to plant one in his home yard or garden, but only for street planting, or use by tree-planting organisations and the schools. If this is so, it is a pity. It may be unorthodox for a council to give away thousands of trees, at no charge and without any 'strings' to as many ^people as would appre ciate one. Bui on mature consideration, why not? Provided there is reasonable assurance that a citizen wants a, tree ? for his own use, and will make good use of it, why not let him have it? THERE NEED BE. no fear — unfortunately — of any over whelming rush. There are not as many tree-lovers in tho community as that. But if people who do admire trees were encouraged to take adv...
"Australia and N.Z. Have World's Best Working Conditions" [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 14 July 1950
'Australia and N.Z. Have World's Best Working Conditions' SYDNEY, Thursday. — Australians and New Zealanders enjoy the best labour conditions in the world, according to a Research Service survey of ''some aspects of labour conditions in Australia and other countries.' The report, published today, says the United States is the only other contender for this position, but the high rate of unemployment with its conse quent feeling of insecurity, cou pled with the lack of uniform ity in labour conditions, places it in second position.. Following Australia, New Zea land and the U.S. come Canada and the Scandinavian countries, with Eastern European coun tries and Soviet Russia last. Research Service, pointing out that it is of no use comparing money wage rates between dif ferent countries, has made the comparison between ? relative wage fates in terms of the amount of food that can be pur chased. However, it says, while Aus tralians and New Zealanders have cheap food, tfye amount of his wa...
13th FRENCH GOVT. FORMED [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 14 July 1950
13th FRENCH GOVT. FORMED ; .PARIS,. Thursday (A.A.P.).— Newly-elected French , Prime Minister (M. Rene Pleven) yes terday formed his Government — the 13th Government since the war. ' ? ' - ' ' ' . , (' . .. ' ? ? . He- retained as Foreign Minis ter Popular Republican, Robert Schuman, author of 'the Schu man steel and coal pool plan, and appointed Socialist' Jules Moch as Minister of Defence.
Designs For Naval Atomic Power [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 14 July 1950
Designs For Naval Atomic Power LONDON, Thursday (A.A.P.). — Britain has placed a. contract with a private engineering firm for drawings and costings . of a prototype atomic power unit which could be used in large ships and warships. .neuter says the design and costing work is necessary before the Government can decide on the practicability of developing atomic power for ships. It was announced last month that some of Britain's leading atom scientists were studying the feasibility of using atomic energy to drive ships and sub marines.
The News Behind The News [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 14 July 1950
The News Behind The lew? (By 'Insider') ★ A PUBLICITY RELEASE from the Taxation officers cur rently stationed at the Wollon gong Court House, received by the 'Daily Mercury' yesterday, was stamped at the top 'Good- will Tour'. No matter how you serve it up,* gentlemen, it's still castor oil. ★ DOES THE Wollongong Coun cil have an impounding officer? StrayiVig stock, both cows and horses, are an increasing prob lem throughout the district, con stituting a constant danger to motorists. A Port Kembla cor respondent sums it up neatly saying: -'These dark hulks, in nocent of tail-lights, parade the streets 'at night and are difficult to discern.' He adds that some of the straying steers are of a belligerent character and ag gravate an already serious jproblem. ★ A READER of the 'Daily Mercury' writes asking whether the proprietors of restaurants in Wollongong are aware that but ter is no longer rationed. 'They serve a pitiful wafer at present,' he says. * ' YOU DON'T HAVE to have- a lot!...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 14 July 1950
Today's Theatre Programmes CROWN, Wollongong Reserves: Telephone 186. 7.45 p.m. JUNE HAVbK, HA i bOLGER in ' ' ' 'j LOOK FOR THE SILVER LINING (G) (Techh.j ALEXIS SMITH, ROBERT DOUGLAS in DECISION Of CHRISTOPHER BLAKE (G) bhort FuX HUNT. SAVOY, Wollongong Reserves: Telephone iid. . ' 7.40 p.m. Matinee 2 p.m. GEORGE MON TGOMERY, ROD CAMERON in ; ' v DAKOTA LIL (A) JEAN PARKER, NILS ASTHER in BLUEBEARD (A) Short: VAKlhlY VlEWS. STRAND, Corrimal Reserves; Telephone Corrimal 50. 7.45 p.m. ? ! WILLIAM HOLDuN, LUCILLE BALL in- * MISS GRANT TAKES RICHMOND (G) JOE E. BROWN in CASANOVA IN BURLESQUE (A) Short THE PEARLERS. ROYAL, Bulli KING'S, Thirrotfl Reserves: Tel. Thirroul 61. Reserves: Tel. Thirroul 234. 7.45 p.m. MYRNA LOY, ROBERT MITCHUM in ; THE RED PONY (G) ilTiffl i if, ? DOROTHY HART in / ? OUTSIDE THE WALL (A) Short: HOLLYWOOD. SWEEPSTAKE. - WHITEWAY, Port Kembla i 5 Reserves: Telephone Port Kembla 117. 7.45 p.m. i JUNE HAVER, RAY BOLGER in y LOOK FOR THE SILVER LINING (G) (Techn....