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Primary School Soys Delight at Church Concert [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 17 July 1950
Primary School Boys Delight at Church Concert Boys of the ^ollongong Prim ary School were much in evi dence at the fine concert given in St; Michael's Hall in aid of' the Sunday School funds. Under the direction of Mr. Fuller, aj-d with . Mr. Christie at the piano, they gave a spirit^ ed rendering of negro spiritu als on their recorder -band, and later in the evening '-'brought down the house' with several excellent puppet plays staged ?with much voice arid' gusto. Keith Dayey, competitor .at tiie eisteddfod, played two violin solos, and several successful girl -competitors also appeared on ' the ? programme. 'X' iHeiga' Christie and Judith Nain\s. - gavB ' ipi'ano . solos, anil Kathie . ' Freeman played the violin- with iher sister Joan as accompanist; .Later Joari sang a.' solo, and Mary Wiseman, Janys Lucinar. and Sandra Smith appeared in a trio jior piano,' ;- guitar and voice. Shirley . Stobbart and tiny Maxine'- .Gudgeon gave recita tions, .and Anne Smythe did. a character dan...
Two Injured In Car Capsize At Helensburgh [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 17 July 1950
Two Injured In Car Capsize At Helensburgh Two men were Injured, one seriously, yesterday when a car skidded and overturned on Prince's Highway, Helensburgh. Noel Turrier, of O'Connor Street, Haberfickl, was later ad mitted to the St. George District Hospital sultering lrom severe head injuries. The other man in the car R. Elvy of Dudley! Street, Haberfleld escaped with slight shock. The ear apparently skidded whilst going; along a straight stretch of road. Police said last night the car somersaulted, landed on its feet again and rolled off into the bush at the side of the road. Both men v/ere thrown heavily onto the roadway.
A.L.P. WANTS FUNDS FOR DENOMINATIONAL SCHOOLS [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 17 July 1950
I A.L.P. WANTS FUNDS FOR DENOMINATIONAL SCHOOLS ! SYDNEY , Sunday.— The Labor Party annual conference today decided that future funds made available for education in New South Wales should be shared with all denom inational schools and kindergartens. Before the decision was made, two divisions were called for among' the '300 delegates at the conference^ The final vote was 165 in favour, 154 against; At one stage during; tfic de bate,,, the.., conference chairman (Mr:' Ferguson, M.L.C.) salcM'I want it understood, and lam sure the conference is pre pared ; to .understand,, that .any discission '? on denominational schools is,. not necessarily on a .sectarian basis.' , Conference's decision -followed an . amendment by. Mr. , C. J. Kelly, of . Kogarah branch, to. a motion moved by Mr. H. W. Ox qivpsember of the A.L.P. Central Executive. The motion ' urged 'a further emphatic ap proach to the Federal Govern ment for large sums of money to be made available for educa tion in New South. W...
PURTELL HAS CHOICE OF MOUNTS [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
PURTELL HAS CHOICE ' OF MOUNTS - MELBOURNE;. M.onday. — Leading jockey ' J. .^ufteTii^hai' the choice of riding' Australia's outstanding horse or the best filly in rthe. Caulfield and Mel bourne' Cups. As soon as weights were is Court'and Chicquita tried to sued, the owners of both Comic bopk Purtell. Purtell, however, will wait be fore making a decision'. Comic Court heads the weights for all the big Spring events and has 9.6 in the Caulfield and lib. loss in the (Melbourne C.up. The handicappei'S rate Chic quita the best filly in Australia with 8.10 in. the Melbourne Cup and 8.12 in the Caulfield Cup^ Chicquita's ' handicap repre sents .a tremendous impost for a rising four year old and the handicappers evidently rate her better than -Tranquil ? ' Star, \vhich won the Caulfield Cup with 8.12. Tranquil Star was then a five year old but Chic quita will be only a. four year old when the race is run. Tony: Lopes, part-owner and trainer of Chicquita was a little disappointed with her w...
Port Kembla School Needs Discussed With Mr. Connor MLA [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
Port Kembla School Meeds Discussed With Mr. Connor MLA The needs of the Port Kembla Public School were discussed with Mr. R. F. X. Con nor, M.L.A., at a meeting of ihe Port Kembla Parents and Citizens' Association. Mi:. Connor, promised to attend, at least one' meeting each quar ter so as to keep in touch with the school's problems and pro gress. The President (Miv K. I\ . Borrie) expressed appveclatio.i of Mr. Connor's visit. The needs of the Port Kembla School were fully and freely dis cussed along the following lines: -Infant's ? School: Mr. Beii\e outlined the negotiations that have taken place with the De partment over a number of years re .this proposed addition' to the' Port Kembla school'. Mr, Connor asked that figures be supplied to him showing en rolment, before and during the war together with the present enrolments, waiting list and evi dence of over-crowding. Also such details as permanent acr conimodation, temporary accom modation etc;, so that he could present the ful...
SOUTH BULLI MINERS REJECT COMPROMISE: MINE STILL IDLE [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
SOUTH BULL! MINERS REJECT COMPROMISE: MINE STILL IDLE Miners at South Bulli Colliery rejected a 'return to work' re commondation from their union officials yesterday and went home. There is no immediate indi cation as to w-nen tnc coinery, which 'employs. 320 men, will re turns operations. The 'men ceased work last Thursday, alleging the manage ment had broken a 'written 'agreement entered ? .into some months ago.'/ -/ . J ?j 'Following - discussions -between the 'feouth .^Bulli 'Lpdge . Execur ; tive and .the /Southern District ' ?Miners'. Federation Executive, ? a.. . reeojhmendation- was made: tiiat ' the ..men' return to- work yesterday as a': compromise, I pending- ?' a ? conference on' the dispute. ? The compromise was rejected, by ' the - riieiribers- at a pit-top ! meeting yesterday morning. j
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
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ARMY SHOW IN FLAMES [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
ARMY SHOW IN FLAMES LONDON, Monday (A.A.P.). The military show at the his toric garrison town of Alder shot, which the King and Queen were to have inspected this week, went up in flames yesterday. Jeeps, motor-trailers and other equipment worth be-' tween £80,000 stg. and £100,000 stg. were lost. Ammunition exploded . as civilian firemen and army squads tried to stem the flames, but ' no one was hurt.
Russian Agents Believed Buying Tin [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
Russian Agents Believed . Buying; Tin LONDON, Monday (A.A. P.).— Metal dealers believe that nom inees are secretly buying tin on behalf of Russia were respon sible for last week's sensational rise of £100 sterling in the price of this vital war commodity. The 'Daily Express' says it is reported that the iMinistry of Supply cabled Singapore asking for details of the heavy buying ';here since the. Korean war started. ?? Indians operating from Bom bay are said to be the chief agents for the Russians. ? Normal Indian consumption is '000 tons, a year, but in the last fortnight between three and 100 ons n. day were snapped up in he east. ' - . Since the Korean clash ? the price of tin has spurted £13' sterling.
The Tides [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
The Tides, Following are the times for. high and low. water in this dis trict today: High Water, 10.38 a.m., 3 feet 10 inches; 10,36 p.m., 5 feet 4 ' inches, Low. water: 4.38 a.m., 2 inches; 4.11, 11 inches. Sunrise: 6.57 a.m. Sunset: '5.05, p.m. ?? ; / .,
HONG KONG COULD BECOME SECOND SOUTH KOREA [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
HONG KONG GOULD BECOME SECOND SOUTH KOREA HONG KONG, Monday ( A.A.P.-Reuter ). —Hong Kong might become a second South \ Korea if more troops were withdrawn and present hostilities spread, Government and Service sources said here today. . They . said that Britain could tiot safety comply with overseas suggestions to transfer' troops from Hong. Kong to , Korea as the /colony's' position . ;irii|itarily was', infinitely ; worse than when Communist troops occupied the border ? nine, months . ago. ' .Some quarters doubted- whethr e.r .eVen. now -this last important Western* ofitp^st Jriif&e Par Eist could '' 'be' 'Held' .agalfist ' 's%$P iw&ijjht -at i'numbfers' ?' which .;. a ^ lips tile' China- could throw against it: ^ V-' .The 'garrison is closely watch ing; events across, the , border'. There is no present evidence of Chinese .aggressiveness . but Chinese Communists are in a position to cause trouble at any time... ' ? .
AN EMPIRE CABINET? [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
AN EMPIRE CABINET? THE PRIME MINISTER (Mr. Menzies) is reported to be trying to interest London in the idea of an Imperial Cabinet Wxtli powers lo iuindlo maiiorc concerning the Empire as a whole, including, perhaps, hie administration of an Ernpire ? d^ftr.cs force. 'I'his proposal seems to be an extension of the idea 9^0'li,?'Uy.p.v;| i.o. Groai Briiain dwr:2*g the war years by Mr. Joi;n Cnriin. And from all accounts the British Government ' is' rio zr.ore er.fhn5ir.stic about is thar. it .was cosacernincj Mr. CtiiiJn's cor.aontioa. Britain's praierence has. always besn i!of.spo: iflic and inxor.na! 'cor»ouUailoa' between Whitehall and iiio Dominions, aimed a£ securing agreed action v^Kers pcssiLI; and ociiing alone; as woll as , could be managed -yvhesv It was not possible. ? CHEAT 3RITAIM iii this respect is not unlike the father who, while. de.votoJ to his; children/ can never quite realise! iiioy. havo grown uy and can never visualise their haying' j a vbxca in ihe conduct of ...