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Inspector Ramus New C.I.B. Chief [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 21 July 1950
Inspector Ramus New C.I.B, Chief SYDNEY, Thursday. — Detec- tive Inspector J. V. 'Joe' Ramus former Corrimal resident, has been temporarily - appointed to take charge of the C.I.B. He will take over administra tion under the supervision of' the former chief, Superintendent W. C. S. Thompson. ' ; ' The Commissioner of' Police (Mr. J. F. Scott) said today, that he would appoint Superintendent Thompson as Acting , Metropoli tan Police Superintendent!- : ?- ,'. Supt. Thompson; at ' present ?offlcer-in-charge of ? the C.I.B. will begin his new duties ?: next Saturday. He will hold the new- office pfcnding the appointment by -the Executive Council of the Metro politan Superintendent- ^t'o , 're- place Mr. J. Sweeney, ,who_ re tires tomorrow. Superintendent Thompson. has served with - the N.S:W. Police Force for 35 years.
Young Cyclist Injured In Bus Collision [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 21 July 1950
Young Cyclist ! Injured In Bus Collision An 11 -years -old Wollongong /outh narrowly escaped death or serious injury yesterday ,-cning when the brakes failed m his bicycle and he crashed .Uo an omnibus. He was Peter Jeaumann, of Cliff Road, Wol ongong. Woliongong police said the ?outh was coming down the ! rive way of his parents' home when his brakes failed to func „ion. He was unable to avoid litting the bus, and the bus driver was unable to stop in ime to avert the collision. The boy was taken by, the .'?awarra District Ambulance to - doctor and treated for abra :.ons to the head, shock, and :ght concussion. He was then illowed to go home. A police constable said his bi .ycle had been 'crumpled like . bit of matchwood.' He com mented: 'It's a miracle the boy was not killed.'
Condensed Form for Today's Races MOOREFIELD [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
Condensed Form for Today's Races MOOREFIELD Numbers before horses' names Jndica-e finishing positions; 0 denotes not in r.rst nine. Blank indi cates horse has not raced. ''ndicatcs horse has not started in past three months. 1 2.30 lpt Welter Handicap ? 6f Apprentices can claim 018 JOURNALIST (15), 10.2 ? - .. . ? - 1 000 BOLD. DUKE ( 1 ) , 9.4 ? 'A Ward 2 ?311 MOORA. BINDA (17), 9.2 ? A. R. Smith 3 018 'ARTOIS (19) 9.0 .. .. .. .. N. Molloy 4 7p5 SHIHTiFY FOX (11), 8.11 .... R. Kerrigan 5 ? « CARIBBEAN (12), 8.7 ? B. Killian 6 231 TOMBOY (1R). 8.6 * ? A. Sevmoiir 7' * ROYAL EDITION (16), 8.5 .. .. W. Briscoe 8 381 AMBOLO (.10), 8.3 ? ? \y, Camer '9 000 NORTHMOND (8), 8.3 ? B. Faggotter ' 10 257 P-YRAiUID (5). 8.3 ? R. Selkrig 11 110 BRIGHTON (6), 8.2 ? G. Weate 12 068 BEAU BRUMMELL (7), 8.1 .. .. F; Hickey 13 569 SAN LUIS (13), 8.1 ? E. Vale 14 * ♦ ARKANA (20), 8.0 ? ? ? . . W. Hogg 15 020 COLLRAMP (3), 8.0 ? S. Taylor 16 MARNRAK (14), 8.0 ? A. Thompson 17 000 MILITAIRE (4), 8.0 .....
Back Front Runners, Senior Jockeys [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
Back Front Runners, Senior Jockeys (By 'Barrier') ' ; ' J. !11 SYDNEY, Friday. — Horses with early pace and with senior jockeys in the saddle should prove the best investments at Moorefield tomorrow. The track will be heavy for the meeting postponed from Canterbury last week, but if today's fine weather continues conditions, will be better than expected earlier in the week. An . important factor will be that all races will be started from the open barrier instead of from the mobile stalls. journalist is included among the likely. . placegetters in.' the Plying -Handicap following the decision of his connections to run him in the event and be cause of the report that Warrah King will not, run. Journalist has tremendous speed out. of the barrier but is not an easy horse to handle. Cognac, however, is rated a good bet. His third at Rand wick a fortnight ago was aii im pressive effort and , the shorter journey will suit him much bet ter. ' The reduction in the distance of the Earlwood M...
FLOOD APPEAL FUND NEARS £2500 [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
FLOOD APPEAL : FUND , NEARS £2500 Donations to the Mayor's Flood Distress Appeal yesterday brought the total to £2473/13/0. Additional donors are: . '. £' s d T. B. G. Ward, 46 Har ? hour Street, Wollon gong ....; ? ? ? 110 Wollongong High School students ? ? ? 10 10 0 Balgownie branch - ? ? ... C.W.A ? ? & 3.-.. 0 Mrs. H. Ha'nby,'' 156'* Crown St.,' W'gong 11 0 Aust. Institute of Evan gelism, Fairy Meadow 5 0 0 Jan and Jeffrey Fowler, . Railway Cres. North, .Wollongong ' ? * ??'?.. ; ? 10 6 Proceeds of ' stall— A. .3 Roberts and _L. ,Crlos- V; 1 ' sop', 'Au'stinmer : ? 68.*. 0 0 Mrs.'- Whilelaw; Bl&ke'ti . ? ' St:,; Wollongong. ?. ? ...!.. 6'' 0 The , staff of W'gong High School .10 0 ' 0 W. Smyth and L..' & .' C. ' ' . ' Covel, L'age Ave; Crin- '. ; gila ...... ;^ ? :. I::. '..C, 1 1 0' Jack' . Marshall, '136- . ;? Corrimal ' St.,:. Woll; 8 6 Order ;; of - the . Ainar- ? anths, Wollongong ' ? 10 ' 0 ,0
HOSPITAL WOMEN'S AUXILIARY ANNUAL MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
HOSPITAL WOMEN'S AUXILIARY ANNUAL MEETING Early daffodils, yellow and brown marigolds and red camellias decorated the Nurses' Recrea tional Hall of the Wollongong Hospital yesterday afternoon when members of the Women's Auxil iary held^t)ie, annual meeting and announced the results of a busy, successful year. Presenting the annual report for 1949-1950, the President (Mrs. D. S. Mclnnes) said' the work of the auxiliary, was ,ham perod to some extent, by abnor mal rains, especially ? during ? the Show period, when the'sfall at the Showground was 'practically washed out. and. on other, occa sions when street stalls werb conducted under difficult, condi tions. ; . ? The., annual ball was' a ' most successful function, showing a net result of £260. Other money making functions were a' fete, which ' netted £50, stalls bring ing in £13, Jumble sales £8 and donations £78. ? 'It is with deep regret that we record the death of Mrs. D. Clark who, until, the last, few years when she was compell...
MUSIC, MUSIC, MUSIC GIRLS, TOO! [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
MUSIC, MUSIC, MUSIC ... GIRLS, TOO ! The well - known Hellza' girls' ballet of \merican beauties ap 'earing in Olsen and lohnson's ' Hellzapop oin'' will be seen at ihe Civic Theatre, Wol longong, in the' three light show bpening next Wednesday. 'Hell- tapoppin'', starring 'Mo' McCackie, is on a world tour. Bookings may be made at the Civic Theatre.
AUSTRAL ODDITIES LARGEST ROCK [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
imiali [?] LARGEST ROCK Eyre's Rock, Central Austra-| lia, is the largest rock in the, world. Five miles in circum ference, eleven hundred feet high, when first discovered it was mistaken for a mountain. DEAD HORSE WON The Ballarat Cup, in 1867,^ Was] won by a dead horse— 'Exile.' He crashed dead at the posti winning by three lengths. KEEPS TIMETABLE; No matter .to what part of the globe' the Australian eucalyptus; tree is transplanted it always conforms to Its Australian time table. In Alaska, amid snow and ice, it flowers at the same period as its brethren in Aus tralia. The most -widely trans planted tree in the world, the .Australian eucalyptus is now flourishing in,, millions in 73 countries. VALUE INCREASED The Kalgoorii.e Mines, Western Australia, were purchased in 1893 for £150. Seven years lat er they were valued at £21,000, 000. '' ? ; ' SURE STARTERS Mutton-birds at Port Fairy, Victoria, .migrate .annually to far-off Siberia. They return without fail on the second\Tues da...
Mainly About People [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
Mainly About People rQ. ;; Craigioburn, Bowral, has been chosen for a short holiday by .Mr. and Mrs. David Henwood, of; Wollongong. k ' k ★ - Among those who are confin ed; to. their beds with the pre -jmHhg ss-'ftjiv Hill, of 'Stewart' Street, Wollongong, and Mr. R. K. Black, of Kembla Street. ★ ★ ★ ? Mrs. V. Marott, of Wollongong, with, her infant daughter, Helen, is a visitor at 'Karitanc' Mothercraft Home, Woollahra. . Mr. Vince Saunders, of Collis ion, .has returned to duty after being absent, for a fortnight ow ing to illness. ' ' ★ ★ Capt. and Mrs. R.- D. New man,., with- small, son .Peter, will leave Wollongong on Tuesday, en route for Hobart, where they will make their' home for the next two-years.' : ?k k k Sympathy is being extended ;o Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Kerr, of Tooraweenah, owing to an un fortunate accident which befell Mrs; Kerr. She was accidentally shot in the abdomen while putt ing away guns after returning from a shooting expedition with her husband. \ ' k k ★ Mr. ...
BRUXNER CRITICAL [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
BRUXNER CRITICAL SYDNEY, Friday. — 'Let them finish the jobs that have been awaiting completion for years,' said the Leader of the Country Party (Mr. M: F. Bruxner), commenting today on a report that the Government would un dertake two new railway 'pro jects. Last Tuesday the' Minister for Transport (Mr. Sheahan) said ho and the Director of Trans port and Highways (Mr. Win sor) would recommend the building of a railway from Min imliah to Morriset as a work of national urgency. Mr. Sheahan said at Wollon gong yesterday that a new tun nel to replace the existing Coal cliff tunnel would be built on the South Coast railway at a co3t of £3 million.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
PERSONAL GIRL; 19, like pen friend. LEILA, Box 5282, G.P.O., Melbourne. LADY, 30, like pen friend. . LUCIA, Box 5282, G.P.O., Melbourne. WIDOW, 50, like pen friend. LIZBETH, Box 2470V, G.P.O, (Melbourne. GENT, 30, like pen friend. LANCE, Box 7, P.O., Kew, Victoria. GENT, 60, like pen friend. LESLIE, Box 7, P.O., Kew, Victoria.
3rd Test Draws League Fans [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
3rd Test Draw I League Fans Crowds of Illawarra sportsmen and sportswomen will travel to Sydney this morn ing to see Australia win , or lose, the 1950 Rugby League Ashes. The district's interest has been intensified since last Wednesday' $ : game on the Wollongong Showground, when Southern Division defeated the tourists. Irrespective of the weather, the Sydney Cricket Ground — the. venue of the all-important third and vital test match— mil re semble a vast sea of mud. Special buses will ;leave Wol longong this morning at 9 o'clock' bound for the Sydney Cricket Ground direct. Although there are a few seats available on these buses it is anticipated they will be snatched up early this morn ing. ' At midday further buses will leave for Sutherland. The Assistant Statlonmaster at Wollongong (Mr. ' Westbury) . last night told a representative of the 'Daily Mercury' all trains to Sydney this morning would be filled.. 'Trains will depart from .Wol longong at 6.28, 8.51 and . 9.00 a.m: Altho...
"HUSH HUSH" WEAPONS BEING BUILT IN AUSTRALIAN PLANTS [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
' 'HUSH HUSH' WEAPONS BEING BUILT IN AUSTRALIAN PLANTS SYDNEY, Friday. — The Minister for Supply (Mr. Beale) said today that new types of gun ammunition were being made at Mary' byrnong ordnance and Footscray ammunition factories. Mr. Beale returned yesterday from an inspection tour of am munition and aircraft factories in. Melbourne. He said: 'Many ' of the pro 'ects are very much on the sec ret list, and it is impossible for Tie to comment either on their progress or their nature. I 'The Commonwealth Aircraft j I Corporation Ltd.. is completing its Mustang ? programme :and get- ' ting ..ready for. thev Hawker jet-' [propelled fighter project. . I | 'It is also making Rolls Royce Nene,. engines, which are being installed in Vampire fighters be ing built at . the De Havilland aircraft works in Sydney.' Mr. Beale added that the Gov ernment aircraft factory was continuing production of Lin coln bombers, and was prepar ing to manufacture Canberra jet-propelled ' bombers. The factory wa...
Early Start On New £3 Million Tunnel Expected [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
Early Start On New £3 Million isfpa | gpsa | I unnel Expected The new £3 million Clifton tunnel is ex pected to be commenced soon. The Minister for Transport (Mr. Sheahan) indicated on Wednesday that it was to be compl eted by 1956. A railway spokesman said at Wollongong yesterday that al ready the survey and trial bores were in pro gress. ? / The tunnel will com-' mence alongside the existing tunnel en trance and come . out at Scarborough. It is estimated that it will be the longest tunnel of the N.S.W. railways system, being a mile and a half long. The spokesman for the rail ways said yesterday it was an ticipated that in view of the plaris..'fp;r ;the electrification - of the IllaWarra line,' ' the tunnel would' carry' a double track and . .would also enable the use of , the wide carriages needed for elec tric trains. A prominent mining engineer said last night that he thought the railway engineers would drive the tunnel inland to divert the line away from faulty ground. This are...