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MOTOR CYCLIST HURT IN SKID [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
MOTORCYCLIST HURT IN SKID Keith Riley, of Third Avenue, Urianderra; suffered .a probable fracture, of the left foot 'and shock when he skidded on a wet road last.night and fell from his The . accident occurred on Cobbler's 'Hill; Unaiiderra. Riley, a labourer at C.R.M., was taken to .a- doctor's surgery , for treat ment by ' the Illawarra District Ambulance.',
U.S. Prisoners "Murdered" [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
U.S. Prisoners Not 'Murdered'' TOKYO, Monday. (A. A. P.— P e ut © r}.— T he.:, ,fJorth. , Korean Army ^ Headquarters d e n j.e d 'a^iinywtsfda^ can. forces^ y*rnur'd-sred Am; erican prisoners of war.; | ;: The h^adqu^-ters . of General Kim '-I1 'Sung' ^declared: '.'The - peopled army of the people's | democratic. ? republic is treating 'prisoners ? in accordance with the principles of. ..humanitarian isni ' and the rules of interna tional 'law.' - The statement was broadcast by the Ohinest . Communist radio at Peiping. ? A report from the NewvChina Newsagency, monitored in Frankfurt, '.last night claimed that the 'North Korean Govern ment. had set up a commission to investigate war crimes al leged to have .been committed by United' States and South Korean -forces.
Reds Cross Kum River; Threaten Taejon [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
Reds Cross Kum River ; Threaten Taeion SOUTH KOREA, Monday (A.A.P.). — Hordes of Red invaders have swarmed across the Kum River defence line and now threaten the import ant centre of Taejon. One report tonight said the Americans were fighting a stub born delaying. action 'inside the Kum River bend west of Tae jon. Taejon was still in Ameri can hands at 5 p.m. (local time) coday. An attempt toy the enemy to drive a wedge between the Americans and- South Koreans naa oeen frustrated. Military . observers believe, however, that it-will be only a matter of . time before Taejon lalis. They think that : if _ the Ameri cans were not' strong enough on the ground to hold a natu ral barrier like the Kum liiver, infiltrating and outflanking at tacks must again roil them back unless the Americans are ready to sta.nd and risk en circlement. Telephone reports from.' Tae jon ' late this afternoon state' mat. the town has been largely' evacuated. 'i'nere is brighter news from the east coast' where S...
EVIDENCE OF SEDITION TO BRING PROSECUTION [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
EVIDENCE OF SEDITIQN TO BRING PROSECUTION ? CANBERRA, Monday. — Per sons guilty of sedition, or ob structing an adequate, proper war effort, would be prosecuted - ^ in every case in which requisite evidence could be obtained; the Acting Prime Minister ?(Mr. ruuuun; aeciarca toaay. He said officers of the Attor ney-General's Department were! investigating^ with expedition,! allegations that watersiders' | leaders made seditious refer- j ences to Australia's part ins the 'Korean campaign and into al-j leged: attempts iby watersiders to obstruct shipments of arms and materials to Korea, i The Attorney - General .(Mr. | Spicer) had flown to Sydney to-, day to play a personal part in attempts to compile evidence against the watersiders' leaders. 'The entire investigation . is being conducted on the basis of sedition, and that requires cor roborative evidence to secure a conviction,' .Mr. Faddcn added. . Prosecutions for sedition, he said, must be made against in dividuals. Even if the wa...
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TRUMAN MAY SEEK LIMITED HOME FRONT CONTROL [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
TRUMAN MAY SEEK LIMITED HOME FRONT CONTROL WASHINGTON. Monday, (A.A. P.). — Authoritative reports i said yesterday that ^President Truman would ask Congress this week for limited home ?front control powers to back up an intensified military pro gramme. ? . Highly placed officials also ;said the President might an nounce plans to call, up six to nine National Guard divisions, a. number of reservists, and re activate two . or more'. Regular I Army divisions. I It was reported - that the pro posed economic powers would, be of-; ' ahti-infiationary\ . type but would coyer . a v comparatively small segment of economy. ...:They are, not expected to in clude price or wage control or rationing' authority. ' . The officials said -privately that. they;. expected ' the Presi dent tp send , a special message to 'Congress 'asking, firstly, for power , to allocate toy voluntary means or more drastic meas ures, if necessary,, steel and a few: other basic ;metals; sec ondly, authority' to put Quant...
The News Behind The News [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
|The News Behind [The lews (By 'Insider') DISAPPOINTED BY the brevity of last night's Illawarra Symphony performance, con certgoers began filing out of the Civic Theatre, hopefully to edge back towards their seats when they saw the orchestra and con ductor come back on stage. Their hopes for a supplementary programme were quickly 'dashed — the members of the orchestra were only sitting for a photo graph. ★ POLICE CONSTABLES in this . division have a way of pinning pet nick-names on all their ser geants, for use when the three striper concerned is out of ear shot. Such a diminutive I. heard employed yesterday took my fancy as particularly winsome— 'Goanna Jack.' '' ★ . THE COUNCIL'S Crown Street rubbish receptacles, formerly a dirty-looking silver grey, are being refurbished .with gleaming coats of yellow paint. Unchanged, however, is the pro saic admonition, 'Be Tidy.'.Why not letter, the boxes with ; 'Cast votes (and rubbish) here for civic pride?'- I'VE YAPPED ? about thi's,:gf fo...
Seamen Discuss Korea Today [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
Sbameii Eiiscuss Korea Today ? SYDNEY, Monday. — Australian seamen at stop-work meetings tomorrow morning : will decide whether' Uiey will support a de cision by their union officials to ban the transport of war mat erials :-to:. Korea. Industrial -''observers believe seamen in most ports will re fuse to endorse the decision. The st'opwork meeting of sea men in Sydney will also discuss a . move '.to ; depose the union's Federal Secretary. '(Mr. E. V. El liott),- ; ?; a leading . Communist. This move will be made under the union's rules on the grounds of 'dissatisfaction.'
New Coal Chief Wants [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
New Coal Chief Wants Bigger Output SYDNEY, Monday. — Mr. S. P. Cochran, the new Chairman of the Joint Coal Board, said today that the job of providing more coal 'can be done and will be done.' The ^new- Chairman of the Joint Co'al-^ Board, Mr. S. F. Cochran. Mr. Cochran took over nis new position today after having-con- ferred with 'the Premier (Mr. McGirr) and the Minister for Mines (Mr. Arthur). At a Press conference today, he said he would, make a tour of New South Wales' coalfield's shortly... Mr.. Cochran, who was former ly Queensland Electricity Com missioner, said that during this our he would seek to make first hand contact with employees' in the coal industry. ~ He also intended to have more' frequent consultation with .em ployees and employers in the ~oal industry. . ; ' Mr. Cochran ? added, 'I shall ?pare no effort to try -to develop better relations in the industry. I earnestly believe results - will be achieved only when all of us' in the industry can work-; to gether w...
Wollongong Game Test Trial For Englishmen [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
Wollongong Game Test Trial For Englishmen \ SYDNEY, Monday. — Nine English Rugby League players selected in the team to play Southern Division at Wollongong to morrow will be on trial for test selection. The test which should decide the. Ashes will be played at Syd ney Cricket -Ground on -Saturday.. The nine players are: Fullback Martin Ryan, winger R. Pollard; centre, T, Danby; lock forward, K. - Traill; five-eighth, Dickie Williams;, half, T. Bradshaw; second row forwards. H. Mur phy, -R. Ryan and. front row for ward J. Featherstone. -The, English Rugby League team to play the Southern Divis* Ion at Wollongong on Wednes day' is: ' ? , , M. Ryan, R. Pollard, T. Dan by,-. H.. SJt'reet, . A. / Daniels, R; Williams, . T. . Bradshaw,. E. Q\yyther, F. .Osmond, J.' Feather-; stone, 'R; Ryan, H. ' Murphy, K. Traill. ,. : . _ ; ' ; Streetrt ;chosen'' as' a lock- for ward, for the 'tour will play cen tre' ; on; Wednesday. ' - .- ,- -.un , ssaiuraay - in tne match against; N'.S.W; he was cho...
POLICE TO SEARCH WRECK TODAY [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
POLICE TO SEARCH WRECK TODAY . SYDNEY, Monday. — Police will try to inspect the hull of the wrecked yacht Gentleman's Agreement, at Wottamolla, dur ing low tide tomorrow. They hope to find some trace' oi neiress jeneier wornum, 23,' who has. been missing since the yacht was; wrecked last Monday. . Miss - : Wornum's. brother, Michael, who flew 'from America to help in the search for his sister, patrolled the coastline in a. launch today. He has offered a reward of £500 for information leading to the discovery of his sister.