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Delaney Must Defend Title Within Month [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 19 July 1950
Delaney Must Defend Title Within Month SYDNEY, Tuesday. — Austra lian welterweight champion,' Kev. Delaney has been ordered ; to 'defend his title against Harry Hayes within a month: If Delaney docs not fight his title will bo declared vacant, and the leading /contenders will decide who will be the new champion, Stadium manager, OMr. H. Miller) said today. 'Delaney was to meet Hayes in Brisbane a month ago but would not . fight him. 'Flyweight champion, Mickey Hill would not defend his title 'against, Taffy Hancock. 'Their manager, Jim Jamieson must obey the regulations,' said Mr. Miller. The stadium order to Delaney follows a challenge by Hayes' manager (Em McQuillan). Delaney has -proved an un popular champion. His ? prestige has ' also been badly shaken by two recent de feats by Frenchman, Jean Mou gin. His best fight, as champion was his successful title defence against Mickey Tollis last De cember.
Motor Cyclist Fined For Negligence [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 19 July 1950
Motor Cyclist Fined For Neeligence At an ex-parte hearing- in Wollongong Court of Petty Sesr sions yesterday, John Reid Le.'l ingharn, of Campsie, was con victed on a charge of negligent driving on March 19. The charge tollowed a col lision between a car driven by Henry Ernest Harrigan, of Crown Street, Wollonconc. and a motor cycle driven by Ledingham, at S the intersection of Prince's High way and New Dapto Road, WoH longong. Constable J. ,H. ? .Thompson, of Wollongong, told Mr. Fleeman, S.M., that both vehicles were slightly damaged. He. asked Ledingham- at the time what. he. considered was the cause of the accident.. Ledingham said he^had been coming over the brow of the hill when he noticed a car which appeared to be stationary. The car had an automatic hand sig nal out, showing the driver's in tention of making a right hand turn into New Dapto Road. Ledingham said he slowed down but the other vehicle did not ap pear to be moving and so he attempted to overtage it, added Consta...
LADIES' NIGHT AT W'GONG ROTARY [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 19 July 1950
LADIES' NIGHT AT W'GONG ROTARY It 'was 'Ladies' Night:' for the Wollongong Rotary Club last night? when the weekly gather ing took took place in the Agri cultural Hall. . -... The ? speaker was the District Governor, Rotarian Ollie Oherg, who. was accompanied . by Mrs. Qberg. ? ? \ Several members of the. Port Kenibla and, Bulli , , clubs were present with their wives. The majority , of. the;, party later, attended a . picture party at' the ' Crown Theatre,. .
TAXATION EXPERTS LEAVE ON THURSDAY [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 19 July 1950
TAXATION EXPERTS LEAVE ON THURSDAY Only one day remains for Wollongong and 'district' resi dents to discuss their taxation problems with officers of- the de partment - who are visiting Wo, II- ongong. The visiting officers have been in Wollongong since last Thurs day. - | They leave for Moss Vale early' to-morrow morning. Any persons who still have, al problem connected with income; tax : should avail ? themselves of j this opportunity. The service has been provided, for the benefit- 'of I, country residents, by the Acting Deputy Commissioner of Taxa tion. j Assistance in the compilation' of past or present , income tax returns; advic.e as to the inclu sion of the ? various items; and the allowance of de7 ductions and concessional re bates, . can . be obtained from these officers. I The officers may be consulted at 'the Court House, Market j Street; today. ?
DAPTO FORMS FILM COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 19 July 1950
DAPTO FORMS FILM COUNCIL' Residents of Dapto and sur rounding district, at a meeting held on Monday night in the ? Agricultural .Hall, .unanimously decided to form a film council; Alderman Harry Giaham oc-' cupied the chair, and the follow- j ing citizens and their organisa-. tions were represented: Progress Association, Mr. Wallwork; Won gav.'illi, Mr. Smith; P. and C. Association, Mr. Ray Webb; Church of England, Rev. i Evans;' Banks. Mr. W. H. Hayles; Girl Guides, Mrs. Napthali. Repre sentatives from the Boy Scouts were also present. Following the chairman's open ing remarks short addresses were given by Mr. F. Lowden, of. thel Joint Coal Board, and Mr. T. | Russell,' of the New South Wales! Film Council. After the addresses ,the follow- / ing films were screened: The Centre,' depicting the ideal cen tre, which operates at a township in the Barrossa Valley about 50 miles from Adelaide. . It dis plays f ? what a community and co-operative effort can do; The film 'Film and You' was...
Well Known Footballer Found Dead [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 19 July 1950
Well Known Footballer Founi lead Well known Western Sub urbs Rugby League footballer, Donald Upwood, 19, of 23 Gwynne Street, Gwynneville, was found dead in bed at his home early this morning. -It is believed he died as a result of injuries received on . the football field last Sunday. Upwood's brother Edmund ar rived home shortly before mid night and while walking down, ethe side passage of their ' home heard, Don - moaning. About 12.15 Edmund went to his brother's room. He appeared dead. Dr. J. B. Street was called, but when he arrived he pronounced life extinct. He could not say how death was caused. Edmund Upwood told police that his brother, had played football for Western Suburbs against C.B.C. at Figtree Oval on Sunday. During the game he was taken ? from the field suf fering from an' injury to the bridge of the nose. Yesterday he complained of headaches. Police are of the opinion that this injury-is connected with the lad's death. : Upwood's ; father was . killed when a moto...
NURSING SCHEME A STEP FORWARD, SAYS MR. HICKMAN [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 19 July 1950
NURSING SCHEME A STEP FORWARD. SAYS MR. HICKMAN All through the years, when somebody proposed a step forward, there was always somebody to say the time was not opportune and where wilt we get the money? said the President of the Wollongong Hospital Board. (Mr. Hickman) at. a gathering of various organisations in Wollongong on Monday night. The moeting, discussed the, formation - of a district nursing' scheme in this area. -? Mr. Hickman continued: The hospital is always in a state of financial distress, but has grown to a big institution. The time is. always opportune. A good cause will always get a good re sponse. : 'The first essential in any community is good health. If there- are people in the' com munity, because of circum i stances, .wno cannot help them selves, then the community must do something , for them,' said Mr. Hickman. It was a representative meet ing, presided over by the presi dent of the Combined Coopera tive Women's Guilds (Mrs. W. Merrill). Hospital ladies' auxi...
POTATO PRICE RISE [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 19 July 1950
POTATO PRICE RISE SYDNEY, Tuesday. — ; The retail price of potatoes' in N.S.W. will be increased by id.'' a . lb.: from tomorrow. This will bring the retail, price in the metropolitan area to 3Sd. a lb. '' ?' ' '' This was announced by the Minister for Labour and Indus try (Mr. Finnan) tonight.- ? He added that the retail price of onions will not be increased. .?.V.V.SV.W.V.VAV.V.V
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 19 July 1950
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End Seen To Retreat In South Korea [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 19 July 1950
End Seen To Retreat In South Korea SOUTH KOREA, Tuesday (A. A.P. Reuter).—The numerically superior North Korean forces have been brought to ' almost a standstill' just north and west of Taejon. This was stated .today by a , spokesman at- General Mac Arthur's Eighth Army, head quarters today. This - afternoon Taejon- was still in American hands. However the ? spokesman said four more Communist tanks had been sighted south of the Kum River with more massing on the North 'bank north-east from! Kongju. ? ; ? : ?' Many ' American ' stragglers have regained their own lines and American casualties in the last 48 hours had' been 'light,' he said. ?General MacArthur's afternoon communique said. North Korean casualties so far evceeded 11,000. Numerous decorations would be awarded members of the 24th division 'for their , determined fight against great odds.'. V South Korean forces have' suc- cessfully counter-attaicked. oh the East Coast, while in the central sector allied bombers have blocke...
Pilgrims In Britain [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 19 July 1950
Pilgrims In Britain LONDON, Tuesday (A.A.P.) .-- Three hundred and fifty mem bers of the Australian National Pilgrimage arrived in Britain last night after attending the- Holy Year celebrations in- Rome and visiting the Shrines of Lourdes, Fatima and Liseux. The ' re maining 350. of the party, includ ing Archbishop Duhig, of Bris bane, are due today.
Seamen Secretly Lift Korea Ban [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 19 July 1950
Seamen Secretly Lift Korea Ban BRISBANE, Tuesday. — The Communistcon trolled Federal Executive of the Seamen's Union secretly lifted its ban on the transport of war material to Korea last week-end. This was an nounced in Brisbane tonight by the Queeensland branch Secretary of the Seamen's Union (Mr. J. Connor). i u This means that stop-work meeting of Australian seamen today did not vote on the ban, but on a wordy resolution only, which opposed American and Australian intervention in the Korean war. ?Reasons for the lifting of the ban are believed to have been: (1) Threatened action by the Federal Government against seamen '/^leaders. ,! :;Vo rank and file revolt among seamen against any ban on arms to Korea. (3) Failure of a Communist plan to gain support from the Miners' Federation and Water side Workers' Federation rank and file in support . of the ban. Trades Hall officials ?' tonight questioned a claim by the Federal Secretary of the Sea men's Union that seamen today by 'severa...
Len. Torpey Doubtful For Today's League Match [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 19 July 1950
| Len. Torpey Doubtful I For Today's Leaque latch Len Torpey, Western Suburbs' dashing centre, may not be available lor today's big Rugby League game, England v Southern Districts, to be played on the Wollongong Showground. He is undergoing special treatment for a strained muscle in the lower stomach. Torpey is one of two 'casual- ties' amongst the Southern Divi sion team. He did not- train yesterday morning: and throughout, the day . and right up to a late hour last night, trainer 'Son' Frost was giving the patient special ray treatment Torpey will have to undergo a further medical test this morn-\ ' ing before being permitted to | take the field in this afternoon's game. South's skipper, Bruce Smith had a brisk run yesterday morn ing and after a rub down went liome to bed. He is suffering ?! from a heavy cold, but expects ! to be fit for the game. - . ? The remainder of the team I are in A1 condition. . j If Torpey is unfit today, George j Bruce, Port Kembla, will get his I big op...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 19 July 1950
\ Stylish | [ MORRIS SIX I ? I t On Display at | [ WOLLONGONG DEALERS: j: ! FRANK BGDE MOTORS i S. ' fc 63 GIPPS STREET, WOLLONGONG 'V E I | Phono 966 ^ Today's Theatre Programmes CROWN, Wollongong 7.45 P.M. Reserves: Telephone 186. MORNING SESSION 10 A.M. WEDNESDAY. Glenn Ford, Janet Leigh, Charles Coburn in THE DOCTOR AND THE GIRL (G) David Brian, Claude Jarman Jnr. in Intruder In The Dust (A) SAVOY, Wollongong 7.45 P.M. Reserves: Telephone 118. Matinee 2 pbm. James Mason, Joan Bennett in THE RECKLESS MOMENT (A) GENE AUTRY in Sons Of New Mexico (G) Short --HE'S IN AGAIN. Cartoon - — FOXY PUPS. STRAND, Corrimal Reserves: Telephone Corrimal 50. . 7.45 p.m. Glenn Ford, Janet Leigh, Charles Coburn in THE DOCTOR AND THE GIRL (G) David Brian, Claude Jarman Jnr. in Intruder In The Dust (A) ? ROYAL, Bulli KING'S, Thirroiil Reserves: Tel. Thirroul 61. Reserves: Tel. Thirroul 234. 7.45 p.m. William Holden, Lucille Ball in MISS GRANT TAKES RICHMOND (G) JOE E. BROWN in Casanova In Burlesque (...
JUNIOR TENNIS TRIALS SUCCESSFUL [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 19 July 1950
JUNIOR TENNIS TRIALS SUCCESSFUL The junior tennis trials con? ducted at Lysaghts' courts on Sunday afternoon were success ful, between 50 and 60 boys'. and girls attending. Quite a number of the boys were on the young side and these lads will be well watched for future schools of coaching. ? The following boys and girls who were selected will .be re quired to undergo furti»v- . trials, ppssibly on Sunday week, July 30, where the final selectipns will be maae, consisting ot 10, boys and 3 girls from Berrima and V/ol)ongong Associations. ?' The girls are ' R. Rabey, p. Gilroy, P. Chapman. ? The bpys are G. Mills, J; Dun stan, R. Hopper,- J. Hickman, i. Richmond, N. Stewart, P. John stones. Barker, R. Ali, O. Keyes, R. Hubert. : SATURDAY'S DRAW The junior competition draw, for Saturday morning is: Cressy y Wanderers at Np, 1 McCabe Park, Hilltop v . Rovers at Stuart Park, Woodlawn v Pt. Kcrobia at Civic Port Keijifela, Port Kembla v Waratah at. Port Kembla District. Boys under 14: Rang...