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Councils Attitude On Milk Deliveries Defended [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
Councils attitude On Milk Deliveries Defended , Defending the Wollongong Council's stand in supporting the Milk Vendors' Associa tion in its demand for a six-day week during the winter months, the Mayor of Greater Wollongong (Aid. C. M. Dawson ) said yester day the ' Daily Mercury's' criticism of its at titude was ' groundless and exaa aerated.' Aid. Dawson was commenting on yesterday's 'Daily Mercury' editorial . which suggested the aldermen had considered only the interests of the milk vendors and not those of the housewife. 'These days there is a general and inevitable trend towards a shorter working week,' . said Aid. Dawson. 'With only 40 hours working time it is diffi cult for the vendors to split the work over a seven-day week.' He said the proposal, which the council had sanctioned, would only affect the winter months period. He added that if the vendors could get sufficent laBour, a ros tered seven-day delivery would be a good thing. 'But in these days of manpower shortages...
Sweets Money In £74 For Flood Victims [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
Sweets Money In £74 For ; Flood Victims Wollongong school children donated their 'sweets mojiey' I to an appeal, held in Wollon gong yesterday, which yielded £74/2/6 for New .South. Wales f!ood;^yictims^:j-;v;..:; . ... A ' 'Cover the Flag'?- appeal was conducted by the'Wollon-. gong branch of the Red Cross and the Red Cross Younger ? Set. Flags on four tables were covered. The tables operated from ? 9.30 a.m. until 4, p.m. An attractive shopping bas ket, made by Mrs. Rider, was ? offered as the prize in a com petition.' ? 'Results, in the case of small children,) were particu larly commendable, many of the mgiving up their sweets money,' declared the Presi dent of -the branch (Miss I. Lee). Miss Lee said she was par ticularly pleased with the wholehearted response of Wollongong and district to tha appeal. The response to the aplpeal indicated a realisation of the great privations suffered by the flood victims. 'Members of the Wollon gong Red Cross branch, did a. fine job,' said Mis...
No. 61 CROSSWORD ACROSS [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
No. 61 CROSSWORD ACROSS 1. Snakes 5. Diench . S. Wealthy' 10. Long-eared rodent II Pieparin g, as soli 14* Some y 15. Fresh 16. Curious scraps of literature 17. Music- note 18. Ahead 19. Music note . 21. Type measure 22. Wander 24. Move sideways 26. Neuter pronoun 27. Perform 28 Wall recess 31. Dance 34. To take away ( Law ) 35. Bury 36. Music note 37. Fish 39. Belonging tome 10. Goddess of dawn 12. Old times ( Archaic ) 43. Mend 44 Racetrack tipster 46. Level 48. Takes supper 49. Enemy ol U. S. DOWN 1-Opposite of blonde I var ) 2. Greasy 3. Perform 4 Game resembling hockey 5. Protective garments 6. Cereal grain 7. Melody - 8. Place for a dog 11. Vehicles 12. Norse god 13 Sport 18. Solemn ' promises .20. Helpful 23 Cereal grain 25. Do not icontr.) 28. Entitle 29. Simpletons 30. Ants 31. American statesman 32. Third sign of the zodiac 33. Antelope (Afr) 38. Any power ful deity 41. Coin (Fr.) 43. Cap (Turk.) 45. Aloft 47. State (abbr.) Previous Ai«w«r Answers to Puzzle will appear Nex...
Boy Accidentally Shot By Mate [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
Boy Accidentally I Shot By Mate I SYDNEY, Friday. — A 10year old boy accidentally shot his nine-years-old schoolmate in the shoulder with a .22 rifle at Wiley Park tonight. The boy shot is Colin Mar shall Williams, of Alice Street,. Lakemba. He is in Canterbury Hospital and his condition is satisfactory. Williams was at the home of Keith . Eager (Lambeth, in Rose land Avenue, Wiley^Park, when Lamibeth took out his father's rifle to show .Williams how it worked. He accidentally pulled the trigger. ; Police are satisfied the shoot ing, was an accident.
U.S. MARINES ALERTED FOR ACTION [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
US. MARINES ALERTED FOR ACTION WASHINGTON, Friday, (A.A^P.). — The United States Marines, in the . first general alert sounded since President Truman's Authorisation on Wed nesday, has ordered all first re serve''ground units to-be ready for active duty on 10 days' notice. Signifying that heavy rein forcements will soon be on the way to General . MacArthur, the army has alerted combat and supporting units from the six Army areas in the U.S. for movement to the Far East. The U.S. Navy is al30 calling up an undisclosed number of its reserve air units. It has 350 organised reserved squadrons. South Africa has decided against direct military aid to Korea but Canada, which has already assigned- an air force transport squadron and' sent naval vessels to the area, may soon switch some of its airliners ?on the Australian run to the Korean airlift. The Canadian Defence Minis ter (Mr. Brooke Claxton) last night made a broadcast appeal for volunteers for Canada's armed services and for reserve...
PORT IRONWORKERS TO CONSIDER NATIONAL SECRETARYSHIP [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
PORT IRONWORKERS TO CONSIDER NATIONAL SECRETARYSHIP Nominations have been opened for the filling of the General Secretaryship of the Federated Ironworkers , a position left vacant by the recent resignation of Mr. E. Thornton. Port Kembla members of the union are to have their nominations in by August 9. The Asti'stant Secretary of the Port Kembla Ironworkers (Mr. E. Arrowsmith) said yesterday that if a ballot were necessary for the post, it would be opened on August -23. Only fully finan cial members of the union would be allowed to nominate or cast votes. The union's Committee of Management has advised that' ballot papers will probably be sent by post and members who have changed their addresses since the last election should give immediate notice of the change. The union has called a special general meeting for next Tues day night in the Wollongong Trades Hall. The primary pur pose of the assembly' will be the election of a new returning offi cer. The meeting will also select 17 d...
U.S. ATOM SPY PLEADS GUILTY [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
U.S. ATOM SPY PLEADS GUILTY PHILADELPHIA, Friday (A.A.P.). — Harry Gold, 39, bio chemist, yesterday pleaded guitly to atomic spying for Russia. He will not be sentenced until the F.B.I, spy investigation, which may take another six weeks, has ended. Gold, who was charged with conspiracy to commit espionage and with giving information to a potential enemy, had admitted that he was a courier for Doc tor Klaus Fuchs, the scientist gaoled in Britain for atomic spying.
LEAGUE BANS TRANSFERS TO R. UNION [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
LEAGUE BANS TRANSFERS ' TO R. UNION SYDNEY, Friday.— The Rugby League Board of Control tonight confirmed the ban on the trans fer of players from Rugby League to Rugby Union. The League agrees that the ban should apply to any player who- has at any time been regis tered as a Rugby League player. The ban will not apply to schoolboys.,'. . . . . At the end of the meeting the Board and the tour manager re viewed the Englishmen's tour and will report to their Leagues on the discussion. No general recommendation arose from the discussion. The board' decided to cancel one of the 'curtain raisers' to tomorrow's test. The only early fixture will be the N.S.W. schoolboys' match, against Queensland schoolboys.
STAFF MEN TO SUPPLY SYDNEY'S GAS [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
STAFF MEN TO SUPPLY SYDNEY'S GAS SYDNEY, Friday.— Staff men will man Sydney's gas plants on Monday, when members of the Gas Employees' Union will hold a 24 hours stop work meeting. . Police protection will be sought for the volunteers, who wUl' try to maintain normal gas supplies. Gas Employees' Union Secre tary (Mr. J. C. West) today hinted . that Monday's stoppage of Sydney's .2000 gas /workers might develop into an indefinite .strike. . . .. He said the men were in 'an ; angry frame Of mind' after the 'refusal of gas company manage ments yesterday to meet their claim for a 22/- a week wage rise. ? [Mr. West said all men would .be withdrawn for Monday's 24 hour stoppage, which would be gin at. 6 a.m. He added that no key union men would be left on the Job.
CORRIMAL TO LOOK FOR TOURISTS [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
CORRIMAL TO LOOK FOR TOURISTS 7 'jurisl attractions in Corri- , will be boosted by the 1o:.imal Chamber of Com .uerce. Hendquarters of the Corrimal Tourist. Bureau will be in the offices of Corrimal businessman, mr, i-. scott. .1 Decision to establish the bur- j eau was reached at the annual meeting of the Corrimal Cham ber of Commerce. The Wollongong City Council will be asked to deal with the question, of tourist possibilities for the Corrimal district at the August 2 meeting. In his report, the retiring Sec retary (Mr. R. Bramsen) stress ed the chamber's activities dur ing the past year. He referred to the establish ment of a shopping centre and town 'bus service' to link up Russell Vale, Bellambi, Corrimal East, Towradgi, Fernhill and Balgownie with Corrimal and so enhance business possibilities in Corrimal. /
Stolen Utility Found 400 Miles Away [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
Stolen Utility Found 400 Miles Away A motor utility stolen from Wollongong on Tuesday was found more than 400 miles away yesterday in Albury, New South Wales. The utility, Ford Prefect, belonged to the District Elec trical Engineer - (Mr. J. A. Balmer). It was taken' from . outside the .Electricity Depart ment store in Church Street. -Albury police, Who recovered the vehicle, said it was - un damaged. The petrol tank was empty. VAW.VA%W.,.W,,.V.V.'
PORT SHOULD EASILY BEAT C.B.C. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
PORT SHOULD EASILY BEAT C.B.C. There seems little possibility of the competition leaders, Port Kembla, suffering defeat by '-B.C. at McCabe Park tomor row afternoon, although Broth ers have made changes in their -ide in an effort to toss the 'Black and Whites.' Port will be at full strength fir the game, which they are in no way taking as a walk over. Hodge is still out nursing in juries, so Owen Beazley will re main in the second row of the pack. He is playin,g/ so well that Hodge will be lucky to re tain his position when he comes back. Winger Payne, who replaced ~Tarris last match, has reverted to reserves. The remainder of the team is intact. VETERAN WINGER The C.B.C. selectors have brought back into the game vet eran winger Green. Player coach Murphy has been retain ed as five-eighth while McCaf .'erty comes into centre. Brothers have made many changes' since the season began and do not appear to have yet settled down to a regular com bination. Against Leo Hurley, -Bill Kerr wi...
Illawarra Association ILLAWARRA VERSUS E. SUBURBS [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
Illawarra Association ILLAWARRA VERSUS E. SUBURBS The winner of today's game, Illawarra v Eastern Suburbs, being played at Balls Paddock, Woonona, will travel to Canber ra on Saturday August 5, to play t!ie Canberra Association. j Illawarra will field its young est and what it regards as its best team in many years. Led by ex-State League half-back, Les Gordon, the team possesses youth with only the minimum of experienced players included' to giye the youngsters the moral support needed to ensure that they produce all their natural brilliance. v The inside forwards, Bill Wil liams, Keith Learmonth and Ken Wonson arc a sharp-shootinT trio and all are renowned for their clever positional play. Williams and Learmonth, al though only 16 years of age, will give the Eastern Suburbs de fence a torrid time. Both have scored for their clubs in all matches played this year, whilst Wonson, although playing his first game at outside left, will be seen to advantage in this role. The Illawarra te...
Vital Game Faces Woonona Soccer Team [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
Vilal Game . Faces Woouona Soccer Team'-' Today the Woonona State League Socceh team is on its way to Newcastle to play Lysaghts. Woonona should collect two points, but they cannot take the game too easily. Defeat would rob them iof all chances of making the first four. To have any chance they must win all their games. Even a draw would put them out. In their game against Gran ville in the State Cup they were too slow to get to tne ball. This will have to be overcome if they hope to win games. Jim Cunningham's return to the side has given the Woon ona forward line added life. It now has the best forward line in the State. In the half back line are three juniors in Brian Jones, Eric - Duff and Albert Poole. This must be the young est back line in the State. The JVoonona team is: K. Worthington, J. Bracewell, C. Rhodes, B. Jones, A. Poole, E. Duff, C. Stewart, T. Rumley, J. Cunningham, E. Drain, A. thomas. RESERVE GRADE The reserve grade team has the bye this week-end. Owing to a misu...
BROMWICH NOT TO RETIRE [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
BROMWICH 'NOT TO RETIRE MEXICO CITY, Friday (A.A.P.). ' — A report by local sports writers that John Brom wich 'planned to retire from championship tennis after this year's Davis Cup final was de nied today by Harry Hopman. He said Bromwich had abso- 1 lutely no thought of retiring.; The Australian Cup squad'yes terday practised shots for two hours. _;j Afterwards, they said they were' 'a' bit weary in the legs' because of the 7,000 feet altitude. Otherwise they are well* I
FOURTH TEST BATTLE FOR SOCCER TEAM [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
FOURTH TEST BATTLE FOR SOCCER TEAM I CAPETOWN. F-idav (A A. P.). — Australian determination to win the fourth, and final, Soccer Test tomorrow and thus share the rubber was voiced by the manager (Mr. Dave Johnstone) in advancing the claim here that there was nothing to choose be tween the Soccer -standards of the two countries. Mr. Johnstone described the hospitality accorded the Aus tralians as overwhelming and the tour as ' a marvellous experi ence. 'Your spectators have been most fair and encouraging and I should say they rank . among the best Soccer critics,' he told the South Africans. , Australia's team tomorrow will be: Conquest, O'Neill. Drum mond, Lawrie, Jack, Young, Hulme, Johns, Nunn, Parsons and Robertson. This is the same team which defeated the Springboks in the Third Test.
Both Teams Expect League Test Victory [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
Both T earns Expectl . heague Test Victory SYDNEY, Friday. — Officials of both the Aus tralian and English Rugby League teams today expressed confidence of the outcome of the vital Third Test at Sydney Cricket Ground tomorrow. The Test will decid.e the Ashes. England won the first Test 6-4, but Australia equalised when they- defeated England 15-3 in the1 Second Test at Brisbane. Despite efforts by S.C.G. groundsmen, a heavy, muddy flckl is certain for tomorrow's game. Nearly 50 tons of sand were spread over the field by groundsmen today in an over all cover about half an inch. The ground has greatly improved since Wednesday and if the rain holds off, the field should be much better than last week, when New South Wales Splayed England. | Rollers and hessian will be used tomorrow morning in an extra effort to dry up the mois ture. QUIET DAY Members of both teams had a quiet ,day today. The English men were requested to rest as much as possible and not to walk about the streets too muc...