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NATIONAL SECRETARY TELLS OF Y.W.C.A. MIGRATION ACTIVITIES [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
NATIONAL SECRETARY TELLS OF Y.W.C.A. MIGRATION ACTIVITIES A much-travelled visitor to Wollongong yesterday was Miss W. A. Carruthers, National Y.W.C.A. Secretary for Immigration. Accompanied by Mrs . C. P. Johnson, who is President of the Eastern Division, she travelled from Sydney to be present at a meet ing of the Wollongong Provisional Committee held in the Margareti Wakehurst Hall. With the approval of the Com monwealth Government, the Y.W.C.A. has already appointed representatives in the migraht camps at Northam (W.A;), Woodside (S.A.), Bonegilla (Vic.) an,d Mildura (Vic.), and recently Mrs. Duckworth was appointed as Y.W.C.A., represen- tative in the. migrant camp at Bathurst. **' The object of such appoint ments is to create through the 'Y' a meeting-place for. the women, and children of new settlers and to make them feel that in ? their midst is a true friend to whom they can/ turn for help with any problem. ;It is also hoped to provide, recrea tional and educational -facili...
AUSTRALIA'S SAFETY DEPENDS ON SHIPS [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
AUSTRALIA'S SAFETY DEPENDS ON SHIPS SYDNE3Y, Monday. — The Min ister. | for Supply (Mr. Beale). said today that it was vital for the - defence of Australia to have a vigorous shipbuilding industry; tie saitt. -tnat ships -'had to 'be built and, repaired In adequate numbers in 'Australia in a .nat ional' emergency. Mr. Beale. later left' for Mel bourne to meet Australian ship owriing interests tomorrow. He said| he had called the conference1 to' explain Govern ment policy on shipbuilding and seek the co-operation of ship owners. -
FANATICAL NORTH KOREANS "CAME BY THOUSANDS"' [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
FANATICAL NORTH KOREANS 'CAME BY THOUSifiWS'-- . (From United Press Corres pendent Robert Miller, with the Ameri can Forces) SOUTH KOREA, Monday.— 'The Communists came by tliou-i sands and fanatical screaming waves right into American fox holes and beyond. The Americai artillery fired at point-blank range as fast as it could load but it couldn't stop them for long.' This is Miller's graphic account of the Red break-through on the Kum River line last night. . 'The American machine gun ners who piled up Communist bodies like cord wood couldn't stop them either. For every one killed, ten took his place. Still they came. ? 'They won by sheer weight of numbers. In simple arithmetic it was hundreds of Americans fighting against thousands or tens of thousands of North Kor eans. 'A lieutenant told me 'We must have killed thousands of them, you just couldn't . miss.' 'The first batch of North Koreans carried only knives anil a hand grenade. They swam the river and scrambled up the bank right...
T.A.A.-A.N.A. Merger "Not Considered" [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
T.A.A. - A.N. A. Merger 'Not Considered' CANBERRA, Monday; — The present Government had not: at anjr time considered the' possi bility of placing T.A.A. ; uiider the control of the Federal Treasury, or of a merger ? be tween T.A.A. arid A.N.A.',' ;the Acting Prime Minister- (Mr. I Fadden) said' today.' . ' ' ' 1 He said . ri either question -had yet . been raised, but. he added | 'The Treasury is very inter ested in T.A.A. as a creditor.'
Campaign To Stop Cost Of Living Rises [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
Campaign To Stop Cost Of Living Rises D SYDNEY, Monday.— A cam paign would be started to stop rises in the cost of living1 as housewives 'had reached break ing point,' Mrs. Vivian Yorke said today. Mrs. Yorke, organising secre tary for the Housewives' Associa tion, said that the' campaign would include support for price cutting retailers and . 'organised buyer-resistance against higher prices.'- Cabbages cost up to 3/4 each, spinach 3/4 a bunch and peas 2/3 lb. wholesale at the City Mar kets today. Ecef and mutton cost 3d to Od. lb. above ceiling prices at Homebush and lamb up to 1/10 lb. wholesale. No relief from the 25 per cent, cut in milk supplies to house holders is likely in the next few days.
PLAN TO ELIMINATE DRINKING "RUSH" [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
PLAN TO ELIMINATE DRINKING 'RUSH' SYDNEY, Monday. — A revision, of liquor laws to eliminate Syd ney's 'rush' drinking between 5 p.m. arid 6 p.m. was urged today by Mr; J. B. Scobie, for mer Chairman t-f the Licensing bsun, ?Mr. ' 'Scobie, who: retired on Friday after nine years on the Licensing Bench, said hotels should close at 6 p.m. but should be allowed to reopen from 7.30 p^m. to 9 p.m. - This would- prevent over crowding at Bars. If 'Hotels were hot closed ' at -6 ? p.m., heavy drinkers would riot go 'home for dinner. ' ' , - - - Llquor leglslatlon, h» said, should ? ba dlvorcfcd from - party politics. A non-party committee should be set up to revise liquor laws. Mr. Scobi-e said some hotel keepers had concentrated on bar trade . arid . neglected dining rooms and accomriiodation. Ho tels providing accommodation should be allowed a reduced licence fee as a profit incentive. The most .profitable part of, a hotel's trade was the sale of liquor. : Mr. Scobie said that licensed clu...
B.H.P. Reply Today To Union Strike Settlement Proposals [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
B.H.P. Reply Today To Union Strike Settlement Proposals NEWCASTLE, Monday. — The B.H.P. Steel works management has promised to give a reply tomorrow to union proposals for a settlement of the steel strike. The settlement proposals came from a meeting of the strikers at Newcastle trades hall today. Meanwhile about 1800 .steel workers were thrown out of em ployment tonight as a result of the strike. Another 1500 will bo laid off tomorrow and by Wed nesday night 5000 will be idle. . Steelmaking at, the B.H.P. plant ended on Saturday morn ing and caused a loss of about 14,500 tons of steel .a week. . The strike invplved crane drivers who are meriibers of the Federated Eriginedrivers and Firemen's Association. The settlement proposals by the strikers today were later presented to the B.H.P. Indus- , trial Officers by the Secretary of j the Newcastle Trades Hall coun- i cil (Mr. A. Dowling) and the Newcastle Branch Secretary of ! the F.E.D.F.A. (Mr. R. McDon ald). The terms were, 'That Mr...
WEDNESDAY'S RACES AT MOOREFIELD [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
WEDNESDAY'S RACES AT MOOREFIELD SYDNEY, Monday. — Next Wednesday's Canterbury hace meeting has been transferred to Moorefield. Further rain has madeCanter bury forse than when the meet ing was postponed on Saturday, uui itxuui eiiciu, aiLiiuugu vwj heavy, is safe for racing. ? Moorefield is best wet weather course in Sydney. Times for all ra:o«i -lave been changed and the distances of several races have been altered. The Canterbury Park Handi cap which was to have been -, a nine furlong event and the Earl wood Mixed Stakes, originally^ a mile and a half will both be run over' 10 furlongs. . :? The Two-year-old Handicap will now be six furlongs instead of, 1} furlongs and the Fixed Weight Maiden will b6 a nine instead of 9 furlongs. \ New times and distances are: First Welter Handicap, !6f. (12.30), Two Year Old Handicap 6f. (1.0), Second Welter, jBf. (1.30), Flying Handicap, 6f. (2.0), Earlwood iMixed ' Stakes,-. lOf. (2.30), Third Welter, 6f. (3.0), Canterbury Handicap,, lQf. .,(3....
DALZELL, BROWN WINNERS OF CYCLING RACES [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
DALZELL, BROWN WINNERS OF CYCLING RACES (By 'Free Wheel') . v Jack Dalzell and David Brown, both New. South Wales Country cycling champions, in the senior and junior section respectively, each won his race on Saturday. .Dalzell's win was in. the Sien.ior 60 Mile Mass Start and of course being a Mass Start Race, he also made the time for the ,ra'ce which was 2 hour's, 39 minutes 17 seconds. 'Placings ? inr';this* race-, went- -to ?Lance Glover, , ..whose . perform ance to, gain this^ placing was ?rnpst cqmriiendable. ; This was his first ride, as a;' senior; 'rider. Harry ? Bu^terfleld was third. ! Although Glover's previous form has been 'quite good, he was until- a short time : ago a scratch rider in the junior- sec- tion. It was a ? surprise to see him in -his .first experience; in senior racing- defeating- such a consistent performer, as Harry Butt'erfield as well as challeng ing Jack Dalzell. ? It seems that the longer dis tances ''suit him' and it will, not be a surprise' in .f...
Australians' Grand Victory Over Canada In Davis Cup Match [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
Australians' Grand Victory Over Canada In Davis Cop latch MONTREAL , Monday ( A.A.P . Special ). — Australia yesterday made a clean sweep of the Davis Cup match against Canada, Frank Sedgman and Km McGregor completing the live matches to nil victory by beating Lome Main and Brendan Macken respectively. They both played impressively in hot weather before another capacity crowd. The attendance for the three days Was 7,500. Australia's-^ ' - team manager (Harry Hopman) was a happy man after his men's, first suc cessful step -up- the , 1950 cup lad der. Sedgman' and . McGregor, not only fulfilled., his eveofthe match . prediction . that they would win all four singles but | also exemplified' with them, his choice, of -them, for ; the singles. Sedgman, who beat Main 6-2, 6-1, 6-3, was a much, better play er yesterday .than he' was two days ago .when -his form was better than ho showed at , Wimbledon. McGregor was splendid, in his match yesterday and gave a fine exhibition, against a Mack...
Salamanca Is Definite Starter [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
Salamanca Is Definite Starter SYDNEY, Monday. ' — . Sala manca. is a definite runner, in the rich Winter Handicap at Rosehill on ' Saturday and will bo ridden by apprentice B. Kil iian. ; . ' Kiliian .won on Salamanca -last-start at -Canterbury,. . . ' .Kiliian a.lso will ride ; Red Loch, in the Rosehill .Handicap on Saturday and again in the S.T.C. Cup the following week. R. Selkrig was today .-engaged to ri-de- Bungymun in the Win ter Handicap. Bungymuri was left without a rider when Barry Moon was in jured last week.' Rain damage to Rosehill may compel the S.T.C. to transfer the Winter Handicap meeting td Moorefield for 'the second year :in. succession. ........ ' Last year , the meeting was switched, to Moorefield and the distance of the Winter Handi cap increased to a mile. .
WIN FOR PATTY [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
WIN FOR PATTY (Judge Patt.v (America), de feated I' rank Sedgman over tour sets recently to take the Wimbledon singles cham pionship. Sedgman was well beaten and was outvolleyed and outsped. While Patty played with the utmost 'con fidence. Sedgman was ner vous and pla.ved an unac countable number - of bad shots.
KEIRA PLAYS GOOD SOFTBALL TO BEAT WOLLONGONG [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
KEIRA PLAYS GOOD SOFTBALL ; TO BEAT WOLLONGONG ? (Byt 'Pitcher') ? In a thrlllng, game in wheh! the scores were no iridcation ofj the high standard of play, the strong- Keira team beat .-WpUori-l gong by 29 runs* to eight in the spftball competition on Saturday. ? Wollongong team, was, vastly improved iri form in this game, and reaUy , had . the ''competition leaders struggling for runs iri the; 'early,' innings.; Wollongong iost the toss and was, sent in to bat, and, in weir first irinings, prossed two runners over the home Opiate to record the fij'st runs of the game. . Keira in trie first -innings could only manage one. run.. ? Wollongong went further ahead in tiie second . innings and crossed three more runners; to make the scores at Keira's second innings' five runs to one. . The game: at this stave '.pro-, vided the iarge crowli with some excellent fielding on both sides, which kept the scoring down tp a minimum. In the Keira team's fifth visit to the Ijatting box, however, th...
WOMEN'S TENNIS POSTPONED [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
? WOMEN'S ' TENNIS POSTPONED Women's tennis matches set down for today at MoCabe Park courts have been postponed until Tuesday, July 25, owing to the rain. Amendments to the draw for R ffrnde semi-finals (women) : 'Catholic 1 will play Warr'n\vong Scots instead of Rosemont. Draw for next week-end's cqjn petition matches is: Saturday af^ernofln mixed competition: Matches will be as set down in the fixture book for May 20 for A reserves and B grade. For men's Sunday morn ing competition for A reserves arid B grade the matches for the fixture qf May 21. . O.wihg to result forms not be ing to - h^uid, the play-offs for H uroHo in f.hu mivpH tion and C grade for the Sunday morning men's caniiot be ? set down. These will be given at a later date: Important matches for South Oo'ast Championships next Sun day -afternoon will; be: -? 1.30 p.ni.— ; -A grade women's double's final: Mrs'. Bennett aiid Miss O'Donnell v. Mrs; Town seiid arid Mrs.'* Smith.. A grade men's singles: Harold Staple tor...
England Strong For Third Test [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
England Strong For Third Test SYDNEY, Monday. — The English Rugby League team will be at full strength when it plays Australia in the deciding test at the Sydney Cricket Ground next Saturday, Mr. Tom Spedding, the team manager, said today. The English team \yill be selected ' on Thursday morning. Providing the. weather, is-. fine, a , record'; crowd qj? 75,000, is, ex pected ; next ^turday.;' ; - ' , ?E'our; Itey positions; fiy^-eijghth, Wing, - 'Jialf (bfick; -,and -'secbrid row-are 'wjdjie; ppen'fln the Eng lish team. - / 1/ : GootJ displays pn Saturday ^y Albert: Pegperell,;. the half, .Jack Cunliffe, , the five-eighth^, .'andi winger Roy Pollard have 'added toHhe'team' manager's worries. ; A. 'great deal of indecision exists whether . Pepperell or Tommy Bradshaw should be given, .the,-.test,.positiop,i.,.^ Bradshaw is a brilliant pjayer, but easily gets rattled wheji the pressure is on.' x ?}?} Pepperell is always cool under fire. v ... . ? ? [? ,*? * Dicklq Williams arid | Jack...
DAWSON OPPONENT WANTS MORE MONEY [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
DAWSON OPPONENT WANTS MORE MONEY SYDNEY, Monday. — French welterweight Jean Mougin will be taken back to Melbourne un less additional expenses for a fortnight are paid by- Stadium^ Ltd., Mougin's manager Andre Brugon said today: Mougin. is to fight American lightwoight Freddie Dawson , at Sydney Stadium on Monday -week. . ! ? ? ? ? ? i A request for more money has been put to stadium manager H. Miller who is' sending it ' on to Stadiums Ltd. general manager i (-R. Lean) in Melbourne.
Will Davis Cup Win Mean War? [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 18 July 1950
Will Davis Cup Win Mean War? MONTREAL, Monday (A.A.P.) — Last time Australia won the Davis Cup, in 1839, the war fol lowed within a few months, John Bromwich said at a dinner ten dered the Australian Davis Cup i team before its departure today for New York en route to Mex ico City for the American zone, final. , 'If we. win this time we might find Frank, Ken and other young sters doing military service in stead of playing in the Davis Cup, he said; .- ' 'Team manager Harry Hopman said 'We might do big damage to the United States in the chal lenge round— if we; get;that far.' The chairman of the Canadian . Davis. Cup. management commit ;tee (Mr.': W.. P. eCarr), said. .that the gross ? receipts' for the ' Aus tralia-Canada tie .^were^ an 'all time high.' '- 'v |