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"We Were Licked" Oldroyd [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950
'We Were Licked ' - - Oldroyd 'A man always starts fighting when he is get ting a licking — and we were licked.' ' The Manager of the visiting English Rugby League team (Mr. G. Oldroyd) said this in an exclusive interview with a 'Daily Mercury' reporter last night. In yesterday's game against Southern Division, English sec ond row :forward, R. Ryan was sent off .-'.the- -'field for punching by refereef J. , Underwood. 'I make no excuses for to day's ? game,' declared Mr. Old royd. ' 'We were beaten ' by a much better team.' ...Mr. Oldroyd 'I have not the slightest doubt that we were beaten fairly a' n d there is no Joubt about it - . we were beaten today.' Mr.. Olclyoyd - m.j- b.i'i-'sised nat he -agreed ?/ith the ref eree's decis ions and had no ooirmlaints about the handling of the game. 'NOT GRUMBLING' 'We are not' grumbling,' stressed -Mr. Oldroyd. 'We were' beaten by a much better team.' He praised the play of Bowral winger, Jack . McCIean, . who scored two tries. Mr. Oldroyd c...
INQUEST ADJOURNED WHILE SON CHARGED WITH MURDER [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950
INQUEST ADJOURNED WHILE SON CHARGED WITH MURDER NEWCASTLE, Wednesday. — There was a surprise turn in an | inquest at the Coroner's Court here today when police obtained an adjournment and later charg ed the dead man's son with mur-| der. The Coroner (Mr. Raschke) was inquring into the death of Charles Augustus Naudin, 69, pensioner, of Cockle Creek. Naudin died in Royal New castle Hospital on May 30, three days after having been found in a water hole on land owned by the Waratah Golf Club, with wounds to the face and chin. The son, Victor Augustus Nau din, 37, boilermaker, told the coroner: 'I was a bit unsound in my mind. I think I attacked him with a chair. I think I kicked him. I just went to bed then.'
Ample Hospital Beds Target Of National Health Plan [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950
Ample Hospital Beds Targe! Of National Health Plan CANBERRA , Wednesday. — A hospital bed available for everyone in need of treat - ment has been set as a target in the Federal Government's National Health Scheme . The Acting Prime Minister (Mr. Fadden) has invited State Governments to a conference of Federal and State Health Min isters to determine the best meth ods of improving the acute hos pital bed shortage. The Government will be in terested in the States' reactions to a possible review of the pres ent financial agreement to pro vide more direct assistance to hospitals. Announcing this, the Minister for Health (Sir Earle Page) said the Commonwealth had no wish to interfere in the internal man agement of any hospital. 'Our approach is in the direc tion of decentralisation of hospi tal administration,' he said. The Commonwealth Govern ment had assumed substantial responsibility by its financial grant towards hospital mainten ance, which comes up for review this year. 'The questi...
Teacher Fined In Belmont Caning Case [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950
Teacher Fined In Belmont Caning Case , NEWCASTLE, Wednesday — .'Cyril. Clifford Jopling (57), head .master, of the Belmont Public School, was convicted at New castle Children's Court today on a. charge of unlawfully assault ,.ing an11J-years-old boy pupil | on March 22. . Jopling was fined £2, with £9/11/- costs, in default 24 days' hard labour. .Practically -the whole day was ..taken -up by an address toy Mr. P.' T. -Kenny Of or Jopling). ' Mr. Kenny said the boy caned by . Jopling was . Insubordinate and', disobedient at the time. . - Far .from being unreasonable to punish him, it. was difficult to see,' what - other course the master ' could have ? pursued, he said. Mr, Kenny added that tho punishment given the boy could not have been unreasonable, as the iboy. played . during playtime and. also iplayed sport in the afternoon. When the fooy's father' 'saw him after, school he did not take 'him to a doctor, but to tlie police station, and it waa only aftfer some word from Sgt. Ttm...
HIGH COST OF BASIC WAGE INCREASE [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950
HIGH COST OF BASIC WAGE INCREASE CANBERRA, Wednesday. — The latest basic wage increases would cost industry about £19 million a year, the Director of the As sociated Chambers of Manufac turers (Mr. L. Withall) predicted. wraay. | He said manufacturers' pay rolls would rise by £9 million; payroll tax would rise about £250,000 a year, and workers' compensation premiums about £160,000 a year. He said this would affect Aus tralia's economy as a whole, and I also have an influence on prices;
Six Day Milk Deliveries? [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950
?.?.??V.V.V.-.V.V.V.V.V.-.' Six Day Mill. Deliveries ? The council moved to sup- , port an application from the South Coast, Milk Vendors' Association that support be! given for a six-day week dur ing the winter months. Aid. H. A. Graham com mented 'The milk vendor has a pretty tough passage in giving a seven-days-a-week service.' Aid. J. J. Kelly seconded the resolution, which was carried.
Lull Breaks In Korean Fighting; Taejon Shelled [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950
Lull Breaks In Korean Fighting; Taeiwi Shelled SOUTH KOREA, Wednesday (A.A.P.-Reuter). — -Taejon, strategic town in the Central Korean hills* was still in American hands this morning, following yesterday's lull in enemy activity. North Korean artillery was active as the long lull broke on the main front north and west of Taejon today. Communist aircraft was also active last night and this morn ing. Pyongyang radio claimed to day the North Koreans had oc cupied Puyo and-Nonsan and were ?' continuing the encircle ment .of Tagjon. Several Communist prisoners captured by an American patrol today were surprised to And Taejon stlll in American hands. 'They said their commanding officer had told them the town had been taken by the North Korean forces. Communists are continuing the building up of their forces along the main highway leading back from Yusong, an import ant road junction eight miles west of Taejon to Chochlwon. ? Intelligence , reports estimate the Communist Infantry strength ...
TRANSPORT OFFICIALS TOUR AREA TODAY [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950
TRANSPORT OFFICIALS TOUR AREA TODAY The Minister for Transport (Mr. W. Sheahan) and the Com missioner for Transport and Highways (Mr. R. Winsor) will visit the Greater Wollongong district on a transport inspection trip , today. The transport officials will be accompanied by Mi-. Howard Fowles,. M.L.A., and Mr. R. F. X. Connor, M.L.A. . The City of Greater Wollon gong. Council have asked the offi cials to investigate the coastal railway,- pass and access roads, and - motor highways. . They have, also been requested to - consider the reclassification of Springhill Road as a main road -and Bourke Street, Port Kembla Road to Shellharbour as a trunk road. .-Also under consideration will be the construction of shoulder .to . shoulder bitumen on sections of . Prince's Highway and a con necting link between Port Kem bla, Prince's Highway, and Kem bla Grange. The touring delegation will meet representatives of the Towradgi and Reidtown Pro gress Associations this morning and then confer with...
TOBACCO RISE LIKELY [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950
TOBACCO RISE LIKELY SYDNEY, Wednesday. — A price rise of from £d. at least on a small packet of Australian made cigarettes and correspond ing rises in the price of tobacco will be considered by Prices Ministers at their next confer-' ence in Perth on August 25. xnis was stated Dy ine xsew South Wales Minister for Prices (Mr. Finnan) tonight. Any increase he pointed out would be on an adjustment of the increase of imported costs of American leaf.
Press Attacked At R.L. Dinner [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950
Press Attacked tl R.L. Dinner . The metropolitan Press was bitterly attacked by speakers at the Country Rugby Football League Southern Division's dinner in Wollongong last night. . - ' The 'dinner was the Southern Division's official tribute to the visiting .English Rugby League team, which was beaten 18-11 in yesterday's game. The Manager of the English team (Mr. G. Oldroyd), tho Cap tain (Martin Ryan) and the Chairman of the Australian Board of Control (Mr. H. Flegg) attacked Metropolitan Press re ports of the current internation al tour. ' 'The Press says we can't take it' as sportsmen — we can take it,' declared Captain Martin Ryaji. Team Manager Mr. Oldroyd said he was surprised that there was no member of the national Press present at the dinner. He claimed Press reports had painted a wrong picture of events. Discussing adverse publicity, Mr. Flegg said the Board of Control had made every effort to make the English team's stay in Australia a success. The second consecutive vic...
SECURITY OFFICERS SEE ELLIOTT [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950
SECURITY OFFICERS SEE ELLIOTT SYDNEY, Wednesday. — Se curity Officers late today made a surprise visit to the Seamen's Union office. They interviewed the ? union's Federal Secretary (Mr. E. V. EI7 liott) for about 10 minutes. ? Det.-Inspector A. Wilks, a se curity officer, declined to disclose the purpose of the visit, but said he had not served an summons pr papers on Elliott. 'It was just a friendly visit to mave a talk to a man,' he said. But it is believed the visit was in connection with the union executive's ban on shipiment of war materials to Korea and the report it has now been lifted. Mr. Elliott is believed to have been asked if the ban has been of ficially lifted. He is not available to the Press today for any comment.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950
' DAXTjY mercury, thursda r ? ' ? ? ? ? ? _ ? ? ? __ ? -3 ? — ? ? ? . ? — ? ? 'Daily Mercury' Classified Advertisements RATES: Two shillings lor first 14 words (approximately three lines); sixpence for each subsequent line. Casual advertisements 6/- per inch. v COLLECTION OF BOOK DEBTS PURCHASE BOOK DEBTS WOLLONGONG COMMERCIAL SERVICES 4 177 Crown Street, Wollongong Phpnai Woll. 91 POSITIONS VACANT WANTED. Female Clerk for Typing and , General Office Duties. APPLY: j Nicholson Bros. & Co. (Bear building alongside hest ?Park) 8 GLOBE STREET WOLLONGONG. WANTED CMART Youth, 16-20 years, for retail store. Apply SOUTH COAST PRODUCE CO. 70 MAIN ROAD, THIRROUL ^APPLICATIONS, addressed to the Undersigned, v i.l be re ceived up till 2 p.m. on Monday 24th July, 1950 for the position of Male Clerk with the Public Works Department, Port Kem bla.— Salary will be between £357 and £452 per annum accord . ing to age and experience with annual increments to £530 per annum. Progression beyond...
Davis Cup Team Reaches Mexico [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 21 July 1950
/ I Davis Cup Team Reaches Mexico MEXICO CITY, Thursday (A.A.P.).— Manager Harry Hop man ? was greeted in newspapers here ? as ? 'Grand Amigo ' de Mexico' on . his arrival yester day with the Australian' Davis Cup squad. ? 1 Hopman said the team was in 'perfect condition.' All were tired after their 11 hour plane journey, from New York and stretched out on couches, napping, while await ing customs and immigration in spection.
SECURITY MEN CHECK ON "TRIBUNE" [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 21 July 1950
SECURITY MEN CHECK ON 'TRIBUNE' I SYDNEY, Thursday.— Security officers today interviewed- Mr. W. Burns, publisher of the Com munist. Party newspaper .'Tri: bune. They would not comment to night but it is believed they dis covered that Mr. Burns ' was a Waterside Worker employed on the Sydney waterfront. ' Security officers today ques tioned Mr. Burns -on recent ar ticles in the Tribune dealing with Korea. ? ? ' Security officers are continu ing their investigations follow ing a decision by Federal Cabinet to prosecute Seamen's Union leaders under the Crimes Act if necessary evidence could be obtained. Thei -President of the N.S.W. Trades and- Labour Council (Mr. C. Anderson) to day described the Seamen's Union efforts to ban shipment of supplies to Korea as 'a dead issue' within the ' trade union movement. PART OF PLAN BRISBANE, Thursday. — The Acting Prime Minister( Mr. Fadden) said the visit by Com monwealth Investigation Officers to the Sydney offices of the Sea men's Union was n...
"NEW LOOK" LOOKS GOOD [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 21 July 1950
'NEW LOOK' LOOKS GOOD SYDNEY, Thursday. — New Look, one of the popular run ners in Saturday's Second Wel ter Handicap at Moorefield, sprinted attractively today, run ning four in , 531- at. Victoria Park. New Look, galloped with North morid but she proved riiuch too good for, her .-companion and drew away at... the- finish. Chief ' Pontiac drew attention to his prospects in the Third Welter by running the fastest time of the morning— four in 52, at Randwick. Artois ran four in 53, beating two-year-old Chesham Bois\ Artois has been working in great style and he handles the heavy going particularly well. Country horses Trey Spec and Bayderie were both under a tight rein over four in '545. They are engaged in. the Third Welter. N. Sellwood made a special trip to. Rosgbery to ride Upright, over five in l.8. Upright was doing slightly better than Bold Actor at the finish. .. . Validas went over five in 1.9 at Randwick.
OBITUARY FUNERAL OF MR. D. UPWARD [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 21 July 1950
OBITUARY FUNERAL OF MR.. D. UPWARD Pedestrians on Crown Street, Wollongong, yesterday stood in silent respect asr an impressive cortege escorted the remains of Mr. Donald Upward, of Gwynne Street, Gwynneville, to the Wol longong Roman Catholic Ceme tery. A large body of. football play ers and sporting body represen tatives . preceded the' hearse on .its way to the cemetery. Mr. Upward's football team mates acted as pallbearers. ... ' Rev. Father :Evans conducted the last, rites at St.: Francis Xavier's Church. There were ,«iany floral tributes. Parsons' Funeral- Parlours, Wollongong, —were in , charge of arrangements.- ? Mr. Upward died at his' 'home early on Wednesday morning, aged IS; -v. : , GEORGE W. HABERLEY Mr. George Henry Haberley, 60 years of age, was found dead by a bread-carter at his home at Scarborough yesterday. ? He worked at the ' '.Scarbor- ough Tunnel mine, and was a keen fisherman. He was known to his friends, as VGoo,' :? and was unmarried. His parents wore old i...