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"ILLAWARRA DAILY MERCURY" COMIC STRIPS JEFF CROCKETT [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

?mAWMUM DMittffiitGuRir' colic strips JEFf CROCKETT

Publication Title: Illawarra Daily Mercury
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"PREPARATION OF ARMED FORCES URGENT"—FRANCIS [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

^1»^MATI0N': 0F; ARMED FORCES URGENT'— FRANCIS . CANBERRA, Sunday. — The steady deterioration in the inter national situation boldly, empha sised the peed for urgenpy in the preparation of ; arjrjed froces for ' action at short' . iiofi.ee;: the Minister for the fslavy . and- Army (Mf.. Francis) declared - in a broadcast cai| for ;'yojijrit'eers, to nignt. . He calle^i upon , fit, ' able young men to. r'^aiij-^the . pesp'orisibiii ilea(; and *? pbligation confronting them aa memberg1 of . a greaij de tnocracy Volunteer fpr' part or.' full time training. ' '. V. . : ' Mr. Francis' announced the es tablishment of two' Citizens' Military 'Fbrcie ' Divisijons','' two Citizens'- Military Force 'Armour- ed. Brigades and Regular. Army Brigade Group Units of which, at present, formed part of the B.G.O.F. ''. ?He- said the nucleus of the' flei'd force had been established and had already commenced training. !' '' 'Regular -arms ; as ' the back bone of Australia's military forc es must bcvmad...

Publication Title: Illawarra Daily Mercury
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Disastrous Flood At Moree [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

Disastrous Flood At More© SYDNEY, Sunday.- — Faced with the most disastrous floods sinGe 1910 onerthird of Moree (population 6,500) was under water tonight with the peak of the flood waters yet to be reached. An unidentified man is believ- 1 ed to have been drowned today ' in the Gwydir River, three miles I from Moree, but, because of dis rupted corpmuiiicatipn?). police1 have been - unable to establish his identity. | There is better news from the nprth coast , and central ' west' ?Where many towns' had receiv-, ed.-an elpyenth hour reprieve; fr'opi serious -fiijoding. . . ' ' - ijp\yey,err thie.dai}ger has i^pyr j e.d to the ngrt^; wesC 'and: '^bb? Iftn' valley, wherp a general flood warning hat] , been ? given', to-' the 'to%Vris of Fprbes arid Cowr'a pnee again.- ' : ' ' ' ' v - ? ; The New South Wales Weai ther Bureau had- also warned of further flood danger on;- the Macquarie River rb'elo\y , bubbo. The Bureau expects high leyelg to remain on the Namoi, Qwy- ; der and - Mclnty...

Publication Title: Illawarra Daily Mercury
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Indonesians Land on Ceram [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

Indonesians Land on Ceram DJAKARTA, Suifday (A.A.p. Reuter). — According to Radio Ambon, Indonesian G)overijment troops landed on the island of Ceram, one of the islands of the self-styled South Moluccas Re public. The broadcast, which was monitored here, did.ncit giyp de' tails. ' '. in Djakarta,' military-, circles confirmed. 'the fact of , the land-. , ihgs on Geram. thfi biggest island of the group, ? but - could not ' yet give details.

Publication Title: Illawarra Daily Mercury
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Reds Shell Kinmen Islands [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

Reds Shell Kinmen Islands WASHINGTON, ? Sunday if A-A.P.) ?— The Chinese- Nation alist Government announced that Chinese Communist forces ' on ^fiday nip-ht began the Kijjmen Islands, which arg key tjefence outposfs for Formosa. Thp Rationalists informed the United States that the Commu nists 'artillery had opened a pi'e ih'yasiph barrage against the islands! The Communisms \yere ren^fted to'hayp coricehtratpd' '1300 junks and motor hoats in the^avea. ' '

Publication Title: Illawarra Daily Mercury
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TOGO DIES IN HOSPITAL [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

? TOGO DI53S IN HOSPITAL TOKYO, Sunday ' : (AiAJP. Reuter).— Shigenori Togoi former Japanese Foreign . Mtnister.' svho Was ? serving a 20-year sentence for ?prar crimes, died of gall blad der and heart disease, it was anr fiounced today. He died In hos pital. ' . ' . , saye'd. is -£wo pence ci«i_r, A- pin a day'a a ,gxoat ;a yejip.f' , : ;;(6enja'min' ' ^?ankiin— !H|&t8'% 'Thbse ^hp.t W9WI* W ''aicb.'-') . ' SA^E ' 4

Publication Title: Illawarra Daily Mercury
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McKenzie King Dies at 75 [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

MeKpiizie King Dies at 75 OTTAWA, Sunday (A.A.P.). Mr. McKenzle iCing, a former Canadian Prime Minister, died early today from pneumonia at kirigsmere Lake, about 20 miles from Ottawa. He was 75. ' . He was a bachelor, but several nieces and nephews were at his bedside when death came. .. Mr. . K|ng stepped down : from office as Prime ^ Mtaister on. Ngy? eiiiher 15, 1948, . after 21 years, five*, month ' aiijl- Ave 'days in that post. .' ..:l^o one e|se - in -the; history of jthe.. Brljiish-... Commq'pwealth ' lias held the office ; of I-rime Minister for §t-: many years..

Publication Title: Illawarra Daily Mercury
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BIG CONTRACT FOR SINATRA [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

BIG CONTRACT f FOR SINATRA Am erican radio and film star Frank Sinatra has signed a £1 million three year televisio:; and radio con- : tact with the i Co |u ni b i 3 : Broadcast i n g ; System. Sin i't r a now: supe rsedes glng Crosby as ^ the highest- ^ bald vocalist « in the United

Publication Title: Illawarra Daily Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Illawarra Wins State Soccer Match 8-2 [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

Illawarra Wins State Soccer Match 8-2 Conditions at Ball's Paddock, Woonona, I on Saturday afternoon for the State Soccer championship were appalling and although good football was impossible Illawarra co/n biried as a team to defeat Eastern Suburbs 8r2. The game was watched by several hundred spectators. , Eastern ; Suburbs attacked ;f rom' the kick off and lllawarra's goalie Jack BroWn was called upon to affect a brilliant save to prevent a score. His clearance swung the attack to' the visitor's goal-line where a corner, was .forced. . Outside' left, Wori'son crossed a perfect' shot arid the Eastern Suburbs right back, in attempt ing' to clear, headed into his own net. Illawarra led 1 nil. . Keith . Learmonth, sent' Illa warra further ah'ead when he( 'rattled, the . rigging' ./with a powerful drive from 20 yards out. . Sixteen year, old centre for ward, Bill Williams, gathered a pass from outside , Richardson an'd cleverly outwitted the visi tor's defence. With only the igoalie to...

Publication Title: Illawarra Daily Mercury
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America Will Oppose Red China On U.N. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

America Will Oppose Red China On U.N. WASHINGTON, Sun. (AAP). —The '.United States intended to fight any attempt to make. Communist China a member of the United Nation's Security C'puncil befpre the end of the Korean war, diplomatic officials said yesterday. ?The United States .previously had announced it would vote against the admission .of the Chinese Communists £o replace thp Chinese Nationalists, but there had 'been no ? indication that the American Government would actively seek to defeat a move to seat the Communists. Diplomatic officials now believ ed that the prdblem of who re presented China in the United Nations should not complicate the larger problem of coping with Communist aggression in Korea.

Publication Title: Illawarra Daily Mercury
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PALMER WINS DIFFICULT ROAD RACE [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

PALMER WINS DIFFICULT PiOAD MCE Riding; under dreadful weather conditions on Saturday, Ron Palmer won the senior 46-mile niass start race run by tlie Ilia warra Amateur Cycling Club. This* ended an extremely long run of 'outs1' for this rider. Bad weather delayed' the start of the race, which was the only event* conducted' by the Illawarra Club on Saturday. The junior race' had bieen' abandoned because of the number of riders from the section who were to fide ' on Sunday in the elimination' heats of the New South' Wales 22 mile championship to be; de cided at Liverpool; Jack , Daizeli 7 filled ifsecond position and J Vic::' Johnson' rdde into third place. ...Time. ..for the. journey, .was 1 hour, 59 minutes. Considering the weather conditions, this time was excellent. ? ? JThe heavy- rain7 coupled' with' the &{-ray coming from the wheels o^ the racing machines, , made visibility .very . poor durihg the greater part' of the journey.-and when- 'thS' riders; ' only ; four |of w...

Publication Title: Illawarra Daily Mercury
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Calwell Says World Has Failed America [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

Calwell Says World Has Failed America LONDON, Sunday (AAP). — Mr. A. A. 'Calwell, wartime Australian Cabinet Minister, has attacked other United Na- tions who have not contributed ground troops to Korea. In an exclusive statement to British United Press in Mel bourne, which was released in Llondon yesterday, Mr. Calwell said '.31f ,1 were in America I believe I would feel mad and bitter, too, at the unaimimous failure of all the other member States of the United Nations, most of whom are living on the charity of the American tax payer, not to send ? ground forces to help the 'United States Army in Korea. 'I think I would be demand ing that the State Department, line up countries receiving Marshall Aid and all others hoping to ' receive it and tell them that whilst their resolu tions of support make interest ing reading,. America is not go ing to do all the paying and all the dying to save- the rest of the world from Communist domination. 'As far as Australia is con cerned, General M...

Publication Title: Illawarra Daily Mercury
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1,000 Footballers To Play In School R.L Carnival [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

1,000 Footballers To Play In School R.L. Carnival More than 1,000 schoolboy footballers will play in the eighth ahhiial Rugby League carnival to be played at Wollongong on Sat urday week, August 5. Five grounds will be used and teams from Wollongong j Sydney, Campbeiltowii and Nowra will compete. ;? All . matches will be played on a.l5 minute each way. basis', with ' . the , finals at ' thb ' Wollongong , Showground' No. 1. Play will sta'ft at 9' o'clock. ; Th6, grounds. t6;.b'e 'i used are:' . Wpllphgong Showground Nol 1', ?Wpilbngong Showground, Noi '2 (two. fields), McCabe Park',' Swari; Park. ; 'v:; ? f. ./ ?;The' final' is; scheduled for S ?o'clock. . /'j '' ( ; , -This is the' biggest football day to be held on the entire coast 'and durihg the one-day carnival' 66 teams will play. Some teams will play three games during the day.;,. . The majority of the visiting .teams will arrive in Wollongong early .oiv Saturday morning and leave' again that night. The ex ception is Strathfi...

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Demonstrations Against Leopold's Return [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

Demonstrations Against Leopold'sReturn '? BRUSSELS,' Sunday (A.AvP.). Th£ WcWfet' Joraite premier /?ind; ?&' '-.l'eacHrig'', figure.' 'to,- the Council- of Europe; (M.. Spaak) 'yesterday afternopir. marched'; at the head 'of a procession of 2000 Socialists '.-in 'a' demonstration ? against.' Kiiig .-Leopold's' return'. I Thpy chanted. . 'Leopold .to trie callows,' .sang the Marseillaise and halted the traffic. - . Then, with arms upraised and fists ? clenched,' they shouted a public oath to drive Lpopold from the throne and replace him with a constitutional ruler. Earlier the Duvieusarts Qoy erhment formally resigned and King. Leopold immediately askpd them to continue in office. F6ur hours after arriving . in Brussels King Leopold broadcast the following message to the na tion: ''*- After six long years of exile, I feel deeply touched to find myself again on my native soil.' ^ , Socialist Ministers of State re signed yesterday and refused to attend the meeting of the Crown ...

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AUSTRALIA MUST ACCEPT JAPS IN DAVIS CUP [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

AUSTRALIA MUST * ACCEPT JAPS IN DAVIS CUP Mr H. A. Pitt, vice-president of the Lawn Tennis Asso ciation of Australia, said re cently that Australia must accept the Internatl o n a I Lawn Tennis Federation de cision to re-admlt Japan to the Davis Cup contest. 'We strongly opposed Japan's ap plication. bat our feeling does not matter now. Our. only alternative is to drop out' of. the Davis Cup and .we don't Intend to do that.*'-'

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BRITAIN LOOKS[?] N.T. FOR BEEF [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

BRITAIN LQCt&S \ '?&?. FOR QEEF Mr E. J. Wll llams, the ' British High Commission e r, recently toured the cattle and mining' areas of the North era Territory. He said nego tiations were taking place which It was hoped would provide secur ity for British beef consum ers- and Aus tralian beef producers.

Publication Title: Illawarra Daily Mercury
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Australians Share Soccer Rubber With South Africa [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

Australians Share ;? Soccer Rubber With South Africa CAPETOWN (South Africa)', Sunday (A.A.P;). — Australia defeated South Africa two goals to nil in the fourth and final soccer test before a record CfOivd of xibout 12,000 at Hartley Vale yesterday to share the rubber wiiH the Springboks. . Each side w.on; two tests. Both I, goals, were., scared by Nunn in' I the second half. ? ... .. ?—The- Australians were the .bet ter side and deserved victory which was -lou'dlj* applauded. Australian halves Lawri'e, Jack an'd Young domViialed tii'e .play. While Drummontl ,a:nd O'Neill were also outstanding. . . , ! The Spri'tigboli forwards were somewhat disjointed' and seldom. dangerous. ? ? - ' The Australians', were the. first 'to' attack' with Parsons.. sending, in a hard low shot. -vhiclV. Cre . die,J.diyi'ng. full length, made' a spectacular save. 'Exchanges during the first. 20 minutes were, fairly . even', both ' attacking in turn; . . Johnny Claassens, the Spring bok centre., forward, ....

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Cawsey Advise's Rugby Union Halves [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950

'Cawsey Advises Union Halves .. Noteff International. half-brtcU, Roy . Cawsey, who toured. Great Britain,.,, France and America with. . tlie . 1948 Wallabies,, .give special advice, ..to .', Wollongong's | halves, .Wax McAlary_and Harry Todd, at the week-end. -- He gave., .these , hints' in, an' effort to. improve the service fronV halves: to three-quarters for ..the big match at the Showgrouh'd' next Saturday.' v 'Opponents , : for the' . 'Tigers' nfext week-end, will' be St:' George' aiiid 'it is esseri'tial that Woll'on g'o'nfe sh'ail' win' if,, it , is . to retain', its , chance ' of - fi'gilring in th'e semi-finals. . ? , . Throughout : the,, season the Wojlongotig. forwards have done a manTsized job and have secured, the, .ball in . 60 .per cent.. ,,b^ scrums, . rucks : ..and line-outs. Hdrwever, at'- tini'es their . good': wo^k has . been- nullified' by the sloWh'ess with which' the b'ftli' has b'eeri hirided t'P ' flying -wih'gers', - Ron;. Cubis arid Irwin Kei'r.: It' was'...

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