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Retireds' Club Meets At Corrimal [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
Retireds' Club Meets At Corrimal Corrimal Methodist Retire People's Club held its quarttrl. luncheon in tlie School Hall. A record attendance of mem hers ranged from 60 'to 87, was present. 'The eldest member was Mrs. Rich, 87 years of :age, ot Sydney, who at one time was. d regular member. ' . '..The speaker '(Mr. J. Tweddle) welcome^ ^he. guests, stating the club ' yi&s ' delighted to . give, so many elderly~ people an pppor tunity to enjo^ the only enter tainment some' of them' got out side their ..pwn hpmesVj ,, This Vas . iti? 'first - pf . tl^ese lyn'cHeons thaV'the new minister Rev. H. T. 'Williams, and ' nis wife had. been able' to'attend. ? In expressing his pleasure at being present, B£r.- Williams ? said how pleasing it was to see so many people gathered together to enjoy their fpllpwship. Special reference was' made to some of 'the members who were too ill' tg attend. The following artists cpntri bute'd to the 'programme: Mrs. Whitehead,' 'of 'Fairy Meadow: Mrs. ...
New T.B. Scheme May Benefit Jack Marshall [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
[?] The Director-General of the Federal Depart ment of Social Services (Mr. F. H. Rowe) is hope-, ful that it may be possible to provide a tubercu losis pension for Jack Marshall, of Corrimal Street, Wollongong, under the new T.B. sufferers' benefit scheme announced by the Federal Minister for Health (Sir Earle Page) at Canberra last night. This scheme comes into operation on July 13. Mr. Rowe discussed Marshall's case, in a letter to Mr. W. Davies, M.H.R., as follows: 'You will re call that you mentioned to me in Canberra recently a case of an unsuccessful applicant for in valid pension— Mr. Jack D. Mar shal), of; 136 Corrimal Street, Woljongong. j 'In cgnnpctipn vyith the deci | uons in*' this 'case, Tt may' bo mentioned that, under the Social Services Consolidation Act,' it is provide^. that a person under the age 9I' 21 years shall not be granted an invalid pension if his parents, either severally or col lectively, adequately maintain him. 'In November last it was as certained t...
R.A.A.F., R.A.N. Join Korea Forces [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
R.A.A.F., R.A.N. Join Korea Forces T0KI0, Sunday (A. A.P.-Reuter) . — Australian Mustangs today set out on their first mission escorting American transports to Korea. General MacArthur announced that Australian naval units have joined United States naval forces in Korean waters. The R.A.A.F. 77th Mustang Squadron has not yet entered action in Korea, due to bad weather. It is pointed out that the Mustangs are not equipped! for instrument landing. The Australian squadron will' confine its activities to escort duties until the pilots become familar with the Korean terrain. While bad weather has slowed, down fighting', the sea-borne . movement of United States troops from Japan to South Korea was well under way yes terday.' i The conveys wer,e heavily pro tected by British and American warships and an air cover. | No opposition has been met so far. I The ships began leaving Japan' on Friday after one American battalion had been flown into: South Korea to strengthen the wavering defence ...
149 Deaths In U.S. Holiday Period [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
? ??? ? ? ? ? m m ? ? ? W« ? ? ? a a 149 Deaths In U.S. Holiday Period NEW YORK, Sunday.— Acci- dental deaths totalling 149 for the Independence Day holiday period have been reported in the United States from 5 t-.m. Friday until 4 a.h. Sunday. They include 99 killed in traf fic accidents and 13 drowned. It was estimated the record number of 36,000,000 motor cars were on U.S. roads yesterday.
FILM NIGHT AT HIGH SCHOOL [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
FILM NIGHT AT HIGH SCHOOL . , An interesting series of -films presented by. fDr. R. i'Suttor will' be shown in the .High- -School ?Sail, .^oijorigp.hg, ?--$:.. Wednea?. ft -8 p.m. .Included in . the . :titles . . are 'CQ\v in Cabbage J^nd' : (a colour. film.. ? of .;the , i^ofeertsbn district), ''1950 State Champion ship of: Surf-'.Life-Saving.'i ''Life of Winston Churchill' (lives of great -men), 'Bushland Sym phony'! (natural 'life),:. 'Falling Leaves'' and 'Here Comes the Circus.' ? In the supporting1 . programme t'here will.. ''be'' the .Schools' Choir, , pinners . ftt . . , the recent Eisteddfod,: a. puppet show, and other. 'item's .fey; pupils. ' ????' The. entertainment is 'being arranged in, aid 'of- 'funds for the Barents, and Citizens':, Asso ciation. . ? ___
Late Korean Report RUSSIAN FIGHTERS IN ACTION [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
Late Korean Report . RUSSIAN FIGHTERS IN ACTION TOKYO, Sunday (A.A.P. Reuier). — Soviet Master Yak lighters are in action over Korea, according to American Associated Press staff corres pondent iom Lambert. In a dispatch from Taejon Lambert says four Yaks with Russian markings straffed Su won airfield today with at least six other Yaks, bearing .North Korean markings. The fighters turned their guns on Suwon town and Army head quarters. Tlpvplnnmpntja in f.hp TTnrpn-n I fighting include: ? A strong break-through of Communist forces, which are ad vancing along separate roads, presenting 'a serfous threat.' ? Major-General William F, Dean, Commanding the 24th In fantry Division, has 'been desig nated Commander of all Ameri can Forces in Korea. The former commander, Brig. Gen. John Church, has been appointed Senior G.H.Q. Liaison officer attacked to General Dean's headquarters, headquarters. ? First units of American Army forces which have arrived in South Korea are bting rapidly . FIRS...
5 TORPEDO BOATS SUNK [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
5 TORPEDO BOATS SUNK British and American naval units engaged six North Korean motor torpedo boats in a battle off the east coast of Korea today and sank five of, them. The fighting took place in the Samchok Kangnung area, 20 to 40 miles south of the 38th parallel. ? . '' ? i ? - 1 ! I 1 i i: General MacArthur said to day there had been little change in the Korea fighting front. The Korean Diplomatic Mission in Japan claims a unit of the South Korean Army has fought back into the suburbs of Seoul. A spokesman for the mission said General Chung' II Kwun, Chief of Staff of the South Kor ean Army, informed him a ui\it (strength unreported) recrossed the Han River just south of Seoul. He said the information was telephoned to Tokio from Taejon this afternoon. General MacArthur's communi que said the Communists had moved 'quite a number' of tanks- across the Han River, inj the Seoul area.
ILLAWARRA, SOUTH COAST MATCH DULL [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
ILLAWARRA, SOUTH COAST MATCH DULL In a dull, uninteresting game , devoid of all ?incidents, Iliawarra easily defeated $outk Coast 17-0 in the early game at the Wolton gong Showground yesiefyay'. Ulaivqwa led 3-0 at half time. ' . / The first score of the match ? carjie fr.^n) Bilj. Jarvis, t)je fly- . irtg 'Corrimal wmger.' He se cured at the South Coast 25 ; and sped over the' line. Thomas ! failed to convert.'-. I ' Thomas was seen in a nice ; run soon after, but the move- : ment' 'ended 'near ' tlie''.' South i Coast 25: ' . V The handling/of both sides was bad. ' Many fine movements were nipped in tlie bud w.lien players'' fumbled the iioil. Simmons, 'fqf t-aj-tp, w^hp -yvas playing 1' 'on' 16aTi' '''to Soul'h Coast, wo.g Ws sjiare of- the ball, 'but pis ' ' ibacV' line1' -iic£ . n ot iaiie. a^y^nt^ge of '-^is P,p|nt. ^lr^w.arra ' pjayers;-.'-y^o ' had been »taVr}flg iA club, matches also fa-iled. * 'She most noticeable of ^hese waa '.'i'pbssumU. iTlipirias, Wol l'6hgp|ig ^alt-b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
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Next Weed's Junior League Games [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
Next Week's Junior League Games The Junior Rugby League games for next week-end are: ' tjnder 19: No. 1 Showground: Wollongong v. ' Balgownie,' 12.15 p.m. No. '2 Showground : ' Tech v. G.Bl;C.; 1.45 p*.m. * lindgr -17: No. 2 Shqwground: Tech V: C.B.C.. 12.30 pin}.' ' ^ Undpr 1§: - Figtree Oval: Port ICeriibla v. Mount' Kembla, 1.45 p.m. ' * ? Under 17: Figtree Oval: Port Kemfciia v.' ' Uhifroul, 12.30 p!m. Under 17: Balgownie y. North ern ' Submb's ' at Scarborough ' at r.30 p'jri. ' ' ?* ?' .v- ? A . . . - ? Blonde Ira, Proud - Josie, Sir Sil ver, Yeomanry; '' Kathleen Kent, . All'. Hopkins. Reserve:1' Siddi'e Kent. ? ? President Stake, 710 yds., JI.45 p.m.: Alohe Abby. Easterfr Tune. $heba Miss. Baby Brorize; Motofa'. Fox, Bi'onze Forest, Victory's Moral, 'Beetle Bomb. ReserVe : 1 Twitchy. ' ' ' lllawarra Stake, 710 yds., 10 ! p.rii.':' ' Baby Moa, Ron Currant Mijor Income', Patsy's ' Tutte;| Rose Beauty, Bland Gavin, Mini- I win, Viekerene.' '' '
"MERCURY" SELECTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
'MERCURY'' SELECTIONS MAIDEN STAKE: Your. Pick. - 'Santdrl'a. '' . ' ' -'\i- UNANDERRA STAKE: Billie Bunter, Whiskey and Water. . KEMBLA. 'S' T'A'K E: 'vMiss-. Chamelon, Lone Amorous. ' ,. , CLUB STAKE: Chief Parenta, . Just Ivy. CORRIMAL STAKE: Glad stone Dream, Redouble: . BEST BET:. BE^T. DO.UB^©: Pble? W.G.R.C. STAKE: R»b-jgfe - ' 'Kinkara, Fairy's ReligSt'. ' ? STEELWORKS STAKE: Pam raye, Ultrafax. -$' /. ^SHOWtiROtrND STAKE: Sir. ! .'Silver, Proud' Josie. /' PRESIDENT'S STifeE: Sheba Miss, Alone Abbey. ILLAWARRA 'STAKE: Baby Moa, Major Income. Chief Parenta
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
Today's Theatre Programmes MONDAY, 3rd JULY \ CROWN, Wollongong 1 . 7.45 p.m. Reserves: Phone 186 SAVOY, Wollongong .-' Matinee, 2 p.m.; Night, 7,40 Reserves: Tel. 118 STRAND, Corrimal 7.45 p.m. Reserves: Tel. 50 ROYAL, Bulli ~ 7.45 p.m. KING'S, Thirroul 7.45 p.m. Reserves: Tel. 61 NOW SHOWING AT THE CIVIC Twice Daily: 1.30 p.m., 7.30 p.m. Broderick Crawford, Mercedes Cambridge, John Derek in ALL THE KING'S MEN (A) . Frank Albertson in SILENT WITNESS (A) Shelley Winters, Macdonald Carey in SOUTH SEA SINNER (A) Audio Murphy, Gale Storm in Kid From Texas (G) (Teohn.) Short, PAINT POT SYMPHONY Shelley Winters, Macdonald Carey in SOUTH SEA SINNER (A) Audie Murphy, Gael Storm in Kid From Texas (G) (Techn.) Short, PAINT POT SYMPHONY ; Kirk Alyn, Noel Neiil in SUPERMAN (G) Gene Autry In Robin Hood of. Texas (G) Short, .RIVER MELODIES y-T' ? ? ^ Bob Hope, Martha Raye in NEVER SAY DIE John Payne, Gail Hussell, Jeffrey Lynn in Captain China Plus Paramount News Colour Short, Serial, Saturday o...
MOMENTOUS ISSUER IN KOREA [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
: MOMENTOUS ISSUES, IT IS NQT for the sake of a purely local victory that America and the other members of the United Nations are taking the battle in Korea so seriously. What happens to the Koreans, as such, is not as important as that, nor is Korea so strategically vitai to America Uimu its lUO^- UcLIlIlUt k- V UUllteXIl^iitLCU. Tlie Americans, Britain, 'Australia and the other Powers supporting them are fight ing not for victory, but for peace. It is pos sibly the first time in history a campaign lias really been fought for peace, but it is reason able to declare that is the stake this time. : If the battle, is to serve any useful pur pose at all, it must be wqn by the Americans arid it must be won quickly. THE ODDS were heavily against the Americans at the outset. Whereas the NQrtk Koreans had contemplated their act of aggres sion and \yere well prepared for it, the. South Koreans were, by comparison, primitively un armed. American relief for this pea,,s&nt army (which, ...