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Rescued Boy Feared "Belting" —And Got It [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

Rescued Boy Feared ^Belting' —And Got It SYI)N1$Y$ Sunday. ^--Dramatically rescu ed after being swept 200 yards down a flooded gtorijiwqter channel at South Granville this morning, a 10-year$?old boy was too frighten r -ed to tell his parents tf because he might get a belting.' The boy, David Rose, pf Kem? berley Street, was helping pt.her boys to' search fp'p a wallet cpn: taining £2. ' He stepped intp the channel to 'hftye a hit of.fiin ig t'|ip y?fitef'' and wag swept, ,'gff his' fee't by the surging r^in'wjiter./.', Ppbert' Ly^ii,'2§, 4'. butcher, of packey §t|reet,\ South '.Qrarivjlle, hear'd the' boy's' cries' fgr h^p. ' i 'I i ran : tp tfie channel ' abpuj: 2Q~ yar(j^ $W9y '6°y ijfiiijg' ??yept' tqw^riis me. I plyngpd in qnd grabhed h'irri. Yfh were somersaulted over and oyer by the force of the water. 'About 140 yards further down I managed to grab a culvert and a newsboy w}iip had followed us dragged David out onto 'the bank. We were both pretty ex hausted,'' he said. ' ' '...

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MAYOR HITS AT "POTHOLE POLITICIANS" [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

MAYOR HITS AT 'POTHOLE POLITICIANS' The Mayor of Greater Wollon 9°ng .(Aid. C. M. Dawson) yes terday. voiced strong criticism of !'Labor politicians and alder men' who have branded the City Council 'a pot-hole administra tionj.' ? 'He said a better case could. Be made out against the 'pot-hole politicians'. . Ald.'; -Dawson said he was weary of Labor politicians and' council men 'playing the pot hole , theriie.' 'Are^ We sure ? it is not the. politicians who are the pot holers?'.' he asked. v He remarked that the Minis ter f or -. 'Transport (Mr. W. F. Sheahan), the Commissioner for Transport (Mr. R. Wirisor)y. and Wig:;.' Commissioner ' for- , ' Main '''Roads;(MK^ A.-5Er-.Toyj3r)f -were brought to the . Greater' Wollon gong district on Wednesday prir ?mar.ily*--. to examine the city's critical. transport .problems. ' .''Fh?y had only one ,;day to complete their inspection,' said .Ald.-'Dawson. 'But Mr. Howiard Fowl.es, M.L.A., . had to take t'hem.to examine a shelter shed at Towrad...

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Council Offers Free Trees for Street Planting [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

Council Offers Free Trees for Street Planting ''The' Wollongong Council hgs made an offpr of fre,e tree§ fpr street 'planting in a bid to mat£e Greater Wollongong a mQ,Fe beautiful city. ?The trees .ayaijaj^lje {ijolu^e Norfolk Island pines, oleanders and brush box pines. Following a Health and Hous ing Committee recommendation made at last \Veek's counpll mejeting, all district 'Progress Associations and civic 'bodies are being circularised to the effect . that the trees are avail able. -.The trees will 'be. issued :)^t tiie: rate of one per house. They mugt bp used for. street plant ing an'd. the' recipient is ;Jo guarantee fch-e proper prqtecf.ipn arid riiaintenarice for the plant. Progress Associations will: be agked .to adyise the council how many, trees they can properly allocate and plant. ,, : .-The committee took the ac tion after Al'dt -R. Shipp drew the council's attention to the thousand's of young treeb -.at tlie Bulil Nursery reaching matur ity. . Aid. Shipp. said the ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

| ft ])]SHOOTINGi\ ? I Iv)) Ji TUmUl, ) llllll| X Are: you ready for S; J* BF& the season with a ' = S m II'' 9°°C'' an am' ^ I S We've 'bagged' some = | = fine values for you.. == |» SS You'll find our stocks complete — with whatever you need in the SS ~~ way of guns, rifles, cartridges, and SS ?{? — ~ sundries. — | I Waters' | | ? S 'The Store for Service' S | li ft M S IN ADDITION TO YOUR 'Shooting Irons' ? - ; ?? YOU will be Requiring Some SPORTING CUTLERY DOCKET and SKINNING ;i KNIVES . j Here are a few of the Popular ;; Lines : : ; ! ' ? ? A /O A /1 1 V i KUUIjUKS Single Blade ?? '? ? i/o, */ii I Two Blade 5/9,6/3,6/11 y ?? RICHARDS One Blade ' ; ? ? 2/- | : Two Blades - ? — 3/9, 3/11 ?? : BENGAL Pen, 2-blade ? ' 9/6 jj j JAMES, Bone Handles, 2-blade ? ? 10/11, 15/3 | j HARRISON & HOWSON - Skinning ... 2-blade : 13/3 J | TAYLORS' EYE WITNESS - Skinning - 2-blade - 12/9 | ? : SHEATH KNIVES | | Fish Scaler Back v' ? — ? ? — ? 8/6 « | Bushmen's Friend .(with sheat...

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OBITUARY MR. J. FORBUTT. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

OBITUARY MR. J. FOREfUTT. - ?Mr. ' Jam-es Fonbutt, of ' Wol lqjigpng, died, in the Wgljongpng District Hospital yesterday. Hp .was;' '71. ;-. Mr. Fprbutt; who had been in 'the. district oi)ly six years, was born in Braidwood and hqjd spent the greater part,' of . h{s life ''farming in tHe Temora ViftHno1 Hlatrlnf He lea.ves a wife, Cathpring, arid..' a, family, of six boys', and three girls. . -. - Funeral serVipes will be he{j| at Coles' FurieSal . Parlours, TVollpn^ongi at pne ^'clock - this afternoon and' the';, remains'' wifl Ibe ' taken to -the Woronora Cre matorium; ? - s : ? MR§. A. -P. BROCK. Wfea, Anna Pauline Brock, pf 10.1 High 'Street;;. Woonona, --di^d in the Bulli. District Hospital yesterday. She was . a|red -8.6.'; Mrs. Brock; whose' ''husband predeceased her in JL927, leaves an a.dult family., She Will' be priyately buried from her home on Tuesday morning,, the remains- being in terred in the Northern Siiburfs Methodist. Cemetery. .', MRS. E; H. DOWN IE., y . A J li...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

/'SLATER'S ?/vr,: ^ ^ TH^ ^ ^ | Here is a first-class three-piece Lounge Suite ; at a very low figure ! Its construction embodies craftsmanship and style. Covered all over in richly figured English Tapestrv with reversible loose cushions and sprung with English tempered springs. This Suite is a Gem . . Priced -it £67/10/ V CONFIDENTIAL CREDIT CAN BE^ ARRANGED.

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3 Illawarra Girls In State Hockey Team [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

3 Illawarra Girls In State Hockey Team For the first time in the his- ' tory of the Illawarra Wo men's Hockey Association, - three girls from this district were .picked, in the State tour-: ing team,' which is to tour ; .Tasmania. . : ? The team, announced oh : Saturday morning, includes Shelia Smith (Rovers' goalie)j Beryl Hayes (Unanderra cen tre '-.half)- and Shirley Chie (?Fjgtree fullback). Miss -Chie has arso been ap pointed ' vice-captain ' of the touring team. - Seven players from the Ilia-, warra Association were Invito e'd to play in the State trials^ Officials think Miss Smitlp m a y ' ' a I so p i ay f o r t h e - State'- team\as 'they hay© hot picked*: a. second goalie. 1 They will, leave, for Tas mania on. August 19 and it is thought they will have to- miss the ibig' Country Week in Syd ney. The Ijlawarra 'Association ?isMfaced with the task, of rais 'ing;£75 to finance the girls' trip, as the New South Wales Hockey Association does not aid players financially. 1%WAVAV...

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THREE FINGERS SEVERED [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

THREE FINGERS SEVERED j Keith Dean, a carpenter, sev ered three - fingers of his left hand ? with a -circular saw: while working, in his workshop at tached to his home at Queen's Parade/ Wollongong, yesterday. He was conveyed to the Wol longong -Hospital by the Illa warra 'Ambulance where he was admitted.

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EGGS DOWN 6d. TODAY [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

EGGS DOWN 6d. TODAY SYDNEY, Sunday. — The price of eggs will be reduced by 6d. when shops open tomorrow. The New South Wales Egg Board announced this today. New wholesale priccs will be: First quality hen 3/1 per . dozen, first quality medium grade 2/6, second quality 2/4, duck 2/6. VMWWASW.V.V.W

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The News Behind The News [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

The News! Behind The Mews i ? (By 'Insider'! A SCOTS lad who has develop, ed a healthy tan through brick laying, played soccer recently against the Terascoa team, a predominately migrant club. Coming off the field, he was ap proached by a Bait who con gratulated him on his 'pretty good English.' * ANOTHER of our New Aus tralians made a surprising chal lenge last week. Told by his boss at one of the Port Kembla heavy industries he was not working hard enough, he said he would challenge . him to a duel. Not with pistols or swords, he hastily added, but a fort night's side-by-side labouring contest to determine the 'better man.' ★ -k WHEN IT'S RUNNING (It has been out of action several times this year owing to wash 6. ways) the Unanderra to Moss Vale train gathers a motley and friendly lot' of travellers, with a high percentage of would-be musicians and, 'hard cases.' ?Musical instruments of a.11 sorts are frequently seen and heard, vocalists (sometimes , of: 'merit, often not) lift th...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

? ?? v BUYING A HOME? Then consider this sound finance plan The Colonial Muttitil Life Assurance Society can' ^advancc 85 per cent, of valuation either for build ing or purchasing a home or liquidating an existing mortgage. Generous repayment terms can be spread over 30 years and, in the event of tlie borrower's dealti, the liability is automatically discharged. For sympathetic consideration of your finance problems and for full particulars . . . -''miaul; , THE COLONIAL MUTUAL LIFE ASSURANCE' SOCIETY L ' W ! T E 0 Resident Inspector: A. V. WEINE kawarra chambers 124 CROWN STREET, WOLLONGONG i t MWEI CVT 7mE I w'™ Tv mmmm , i L L « mmps / J ? Phone W'gong 469 | SOUTH COAST TYRE . j I AND I j RETREADING CO. j 'I CROWN STREET, WOLLONGONG | Today's Theatre Programmes CROWN, Wollongong 1 Reserves: Telephone |8fi. ^ 7.45 P.M. ' ' , E SAVOY, Wollongong ] Reserves: Telephone X IS 7.40 P.M.' MATINEE 2 P.M. ' i STRAND, Corrimal ] Reserves: Telephone Corrimal 50. 7.45 P.M. ROYAL, Bulli Reserv...

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S.C. Bowls Association Increases Membership [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

''S.C. Bowls Association 1 . Increases Membership A record membership of 1189, an increase of 225 from last year, was reported at the ,annuai meeting of the South Coast Bowling Association, held in the Corrimal Friendly Societies' Hall on Saturday. The South Coast Association s the second biggest country issociation in New South Wales, jeing surpassed only by New ;astle district. Delegates from all clubs from Vustinmer to Nowra attended ne meeting. The President (Mr. Phil ?lealey) occupied the chair and ?he secretary (Mr. Ted Hope) tor the fifteenth consecutive year carried out the secretarial dut ies. Mr. Walter Campbell, a good friend 'of the association, sent an apology for non-attendance. Two new delegates, Messrs. Love and Murphy from Jam beroo where a new club is be ing formed, were welcomed; The Secretary's report reveal ed a year of splehdid progress. The association consists of 11 clubs with several others iri pro cess of formation. The President (Mr. ' Phil Healey) in movi...

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NEW BOWLING CLUB AT JAMBEROO [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

NEW BOWLING CLUB AT JAMBEROO Plans are well under way for the formation of a new bowling club at Jamberoo. Work on the clubhouse and green is expect ed to commence within a month. Six months' ago a group of Jamberoo sportsmen commenc ed to form a Jamberoo Bowl ing Cluib.^ Approaching/ the council they were promised ;a section of land in' the recreation reserve' in the town. , -Already 60 foundation mem 'bersi have paid the '£3/3/- orig inal ' subscription and this amount has been augmented .by a, 'grant of £475. from- the State Government. This . 'gift' is given on ; a .pound 'for -pound ?basis1 and' conditionally that the club is. erected .on council, pro perty. ' * . ' ' ' It is. planned to have. a: total foundation membership .of, 100. ' 'The cost of the clubhouse ?will be' greaty reduced- as 'the only cost to the club ..wil'l be for materials. ' All worii will tie carried out on a voluntary basis ifrom members of the club. 'A spokesman for the newly formed club said yesterday th...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

? — : — - ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? _ ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 'Daily Mercury' Classified Advertisements , RATES: Two shilling's and threepence (2/3) for first two lines; ninopence for each subsequent line. Casual advertisements 6/- per inch.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

HOUSES AND LAND FOR SALE QRINGILA. New weather board home all electric. Vac ant possession, rare bargain at £2,200. Willmore & Randell, ; 57a'' Keira St.', Wollongong.'. ^Bhjone 1198. T^OR Houses, ;Lstiid and Real Estate; tfy H. E. Fanning, 308 Crown Street, Wollongong. Phone 1168. TAKE HEIGHTS. Excellent lots available on terms from £75. Invest now. Willmore & Randell, 57a Keira St., Wollon gong. 'Phone 1198. j^JANGERTON.i In this exclu sive area a superior home site for £500. Don't miss this. Willmore & Randell, 57a Keira St., Wollongong. 'Phone 1198. pORT KEMBLA. Modern weatherboard home, garage. Floor coverings and blinds. Vac ant possession, £2070. Liberal finance. Willmore & Randell, 57a Keira St., Wollongong. 'Phone 1198. JJUSSELL VALE. Modern fi bro home near school, rail way and buses. Immediate vac ant possession. Matchless value at £1700. Willmore & Randell, 57a Keira St., Wollongong. 'Phone 1198. ?nnHIRROUL. Modern fibro cot tage i...

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Couple Allege Run Down Deliberately [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

Couple Allege Run Down Deliberately : ? SYDNEY, Sunday.— A man and his' wife tpld ' police ? last night that a motorist had de liberately run them down in Bur rows . Road, Alexandria. The couple, F. Laxley, 28, and his wife. Gloria, 25, of Gowrie Street, Newtown, were treated at .South Sydney Hospital for head. ihjuries and leg injuries. They were later allowed to leave. ' ' ' ? ? The couple told police that they were ' riding in a car ' with .a man ^ten .ah argument de? yeloped between' tiie' man' and iioxley. ; Blows were exchanged and Mr. and Mrsi Lb/cley' ; got: out of the car. ~ Mr.; and T^rs-I^oxley. said that as 't'hey rati; away down the §treet ,';the'. man* 's{aftje,d.: PP car\ and 'pursued them, knocking them both to the ground. ? ;' At'.Redfern police statiph tor day .a* jiiah was charged with ipaliciously inflicting . grievpus bodily harm.

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Sidwell Wins [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

^:;Sid^dy[-^iilSl v' LONDON, Sunday (A.A.P.) , In the final of the Essex County lawn tennis championship Billy Sidwell defeated the holder of the singles title, Geoff Brotvn, 6-4,. 4-6, 6-2. In the doubles Brown and Lurie beat Bull and Sidwell, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4. In the mixed doubles Brown and Mrs. Todd beat Sidwell and Miss Willford, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.

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Afternoon At Austinmer Aids Flood Victims [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

Afternoon At Austinmer Aids Flood Victims ^n entertaining and enjoyabl' afternoon vyas held at the Shay* lylemorial Hall, Austinmer* ,? in ajd of thp Flood Victims' Ap peal; The: nuisical 4t.eijis, arranged by Mesdames Phillips and Bravery, were thoroughly ? en joyed. ; These included items by Mrs. Lyons, vocalist; Mis§ I^IcCauley, elocutionist ; Mr., iiick, violin. ? The highlight of the after noon was a duet by 82-year-old i|r. and Mrs. Thpjpas, sepior. Tp.e accompanists were Mrs. pancourt, Mrs. I?loor arjd Mrs.. Clegg. ^ Rev. A.; Prescott,. of Austin? ijfjer, presided. ? : Various coiflpefcitiQps.V ;%yere gun ... in conjunction t with 'the afte'rrioo'ri. . A ,cpU«otipn vvs^s .takfin ,.,ijp which'-', yielded .. a .... considerable arii'ount. ' '? ' -' -' '. : Another feature was a ; stall : Incorporated'^ t}»e American idea , of 'Bring -a'' Gift' and' 'Buy' a'1. Gift.' ?; Afternoon tea was . provided by the- women present.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

; SECOND CONCERT — International Celebrity Concert Series Erna BERGER Etna BERGER Associate Artist: HENRI PENN SAVOY THEATRE, THURSDAY, 3rd AUGUST, 8.15 P.M. Programme includes: Recollection, A Pastoral Song (Haydn); Das Veilchen (Mozart); La Pastorella (Schubert); Butterfly (Grieg). Res. Prices: 10/-, 7/6, 5/- (plus tax and booking fee). Plans NOW' at Box Office, CROWN THEATRE. Direction: A.B.C. ?.!%' '.Positions Vacant , FREIDELLE ;! ' .'???'!; REQUIRE EXPERIENCED TWIN-NEEDLE AND BUTTON MACHINIST. Apply MISS CLARK, 32-34 Auburn Street i. V ?? . . PHONE 273. ' ?' ???? ?'? '?: ? :; r ''f'' ? ? -

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Direct Phone Between Albion Park, Jamberoo [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

Direct Phone Between Albion Park, Jamberoo fjsppjffpntatiops by the Town Clerk of jambproo i&Tr.- J. Barton), to Mr. ' Jeff J|^tp, -( a ? direct telepf},an-e. !ip« efS §eftn ^povid'ed bpt4'ei?ri JamterfKi and jjLlbicih park.

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