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RAAF PLANES BLAST TANKS [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
EMF PLANES BLAST TIMES TOKYO, Monday (A.A.P.). — Despite cloudy weather over their South Korean largels Australian Mustang pilots left burning tanks be hind them yesterday in the first strikes for three days, states a B.C.O.F. communique released this morning. Typhoon conditions over Japan and the battle areas had kept the aircraft grounded for two days. Yesterday morning, with clear er^ weather in their Japan base area, the Mustangs took off only to encounter low ceiling in the operation zone. Undeterred, and with plenty below for them to shoot at, the Australians went in. Moving targets were engaged from' only a few hundred feet up and effects of hits on tanks and installations could clearly be observed. On reports to mid-afternoon the squadron was credited with one certain tank kill, two prob ably destroyed and two probably damaged.' The Mustangs are credited with two successful strikes at bridges. Pilots said low-ceiling limited manoeuvrability and this had an adverse effect on ...
C.W.A. Younger Set "Get Together" [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
C.W.A. Younger Set 'Get Together' Members of the C.W.A. Younger Set held the third of their popular 'get-togethers' at Mrs. Jamesi home in Keira Street last night. An amusing com petitive series of games provided the entertainment. At supper Miss Winton, -ion behalf of the Younger '^et, thanked Mrs. James for her hos pitality, and reminded members of. the, next quarterly tea, to be held on Monday, August 1,4, at 6.30 p.m., to be followed by the usual meeting. . Those present were .Mesdames Thew, A. Davies,. Newell, Rick ard, Smith, McCammon, Simp *)u«mn. Dayies, Sanderson, Stubbs;- Moore, Wilson and Dun .. .:'..aad Misses G. Winton, J. Finlayson, . Mary. . Fleming, J. i. an*,'* O. Salmorid, MV-Thomas, N. edlyitle,^ Leonfe Mcftiehamin, h. Hurcher, j. Macd'onalci' and Helen Yauman.
Battered Maitland Homes Flooded Again [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
Battered Maitland Homes Flooded Again SYDNEY, Monday. — Backwaters of the flooded Hunter River at Maitland are sweeping into more than a dozen homes which had just been made habitable after the May floods. In north-western New South, Wales hundreds of families have already been evacuated to es cape what threatens to develop into the biggest flood in the area's history. The State Weather Bureau ex pects further heavy rain on the catchment areas with the dan ger of serious flooding of all rivers in the north-west and west of the State. Quick rises are also expected .in North Coast rivers and tribu taries. Rapid rises are forecast for the Hunter and Nepean River sys tems. The Lachlan River is in full flood and a huge volume of water is- racing down on Forbes. The main body of the floods is ex pected at Forbes on Wednesday. Tonight the river was only 17 inches below the record flood level of earlier this year. WALGETT AN ISLAND Walgett on the Barwon River is. an., island .in a sea of . ...
ALL OUT OF STEP BUT RED WILLY [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
ALL OUT OF STEP BUT RED WILLY IT IS DIFFICULT to imagine anything more cynically and deliberately misleading th&n t^e.cyiTen^Cornl^iinist; Party :t th6 Menzies' Government's faith in the United Nations Organisation, alleged to be new-, found, has a sinister motive. The allegation, in fact,, is that the Government is backing U.N.O. with new enthusiasm because U.N.O. may paye the way for a third world war. This, it is urged by the Reds, wo,uld please Mr. Menzies, for a variety of fantastic reasons. IT IS, A dreadful reflection on the intelli gence of the people of Australia, to begin, with, that a majority of them could choose, at a democratic election, to appoint as Prime Minister one who actually longed to see their youth involved in the horrors of an avoidable world war, and that s.uch a Frankenstein could with such ease gather, around him a team of parliamentary supporters willing if not an xious to do his grisly bidding. And it is a dreadful reflection on the Labor Party ...
Migrant For Wollongong Meets Son; Dies [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
Migrant For Wollongong Meets Son; Dies SYDNEY, Monday. — An elderly Italian woman died from heart failure after em bracing her son when she arrived from Italy today. She was -Mrs. Anna Ebner, 61, mother of Emil Ebner, of Rowland Avenue, Wollongong. When the 'Sebastiano Cab ota' arrived in Sydney from Italy today Mrs. Ebner recog nised her son among the crowd on the wharf.; She hurried ''3own the gang plank and' embraced ' her son and collapsed. Dr. Massino Stravinio, the ship's doctor said Mrs. Ebner died from heart failure due to excitement. Emil Ebner said he had been trying for 12 years to arrange for his mother to comc to Aus tralia. 9 M ? H H ? H ? S3 H M ? H B H ? ?
NO CHANCE OF A PRIZE IN SOME ART UNIONS [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
NO CHANCE OF A PRIZE IM SOME HIT UNIONS SYDNEY, Monday. — Many tickets have been sold in recent art unions without the holder having a chance of winning a prize. Thousands of tickets in the art unions have been written off as 'not returned'. The Chief Secretary (Mr. Evatt) said today that he' would not tolerate loose metho,ds of ticket distribution. Mr. Evatt said: 'Public con fidence in deserving organisa tions will soon disappear if this is allowed to continue. In future permits will only be granted to organisations which ?establish that they are capable of controlling ticket distribu tion.' Art union |/, ibalance sheets tabled in Parliament recently show these figures of ticket distribution: Legion of Ex-Servicemen and Women No.- 2: 576,000 tickets issued; 201,834 sold; 130,877 re turned unsold; 243,289 not . re turned, War* Veterans' ' Art Union No. 12 : 4,770,994' tickets issued; 3,231,258 sold; 1,400,956 returned unsold; 45,600 not^ re turned; 120 . declared lost. The acting s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
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W'GONG BOXER JIM WEBSTER OUTPOINTED IN SYDNEY [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
W'GONG BOXER JIM WEBSTER OUTPOINTED IN SYDNEY SYDNEY, Monday. — Billy Peters ( 10.6 i) outpointed Wollongong boxer Jim Webster (10.3) in their eight-round bout, at Sydney Stadium tonight. Peters bettered his opponent with harder and well-placed pun ches. - He scored several times with right uppercuts and straight1 lefts. Webster . matched his oppon ent in the early rounds, Peters holding a slight points' advan tage. Wegster landed several right crosses in the fifth and sixth rounds. But he^could not overcome the points' lead which Peters' con sistent punching was setting up. Although he made a strong rally in the final round, the referee crowned Peters. In the -„10-rounder, Lismore boxer Cyril Roberts (&13) beat Young Milmo (9.1) on points. Greek wrestler Jesse James (15.9) defeated Franc Valois (17.10) by two falls to nil in their eight-round bout.
Brazil-Aust. Trade Plan Mooted [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
Brazil-Aust. Trade Plan Mooted CANBERRA, Monday. — The ' Minister for Commerce (Mr.. Mc Ewen) said today that Australia is holding preliminary discus sions on an official level with Brazil for a trade agreement on lines similar to that operating between Australian and the Ar gentine. Under the proposed arrange ment, each country would set a financial objective which ; it would attempt to reach. Neither Australia nor Brazil would go beyond . the stated imaximum trading figure. Coffee, tobacco, building and furniture making timber are the main products available from Brazil. ' Australia could offer, under the arrangement, flour, rabbit skins, wool and agricultural im plements. Trade circles expect a token shipment of Brazilian softwoods to Australia before any firm ar rangements are finalised. BERLIN, Monday (A.A.P.).— The Soviet-controlled ADN Newsagency reports today that 1200 people died in the first American bombing raids on Pyongyang. ' The agency quoted a corre spondent of the N...
Proposal To Expand Cattle Industry [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
Proposal To Expand Cattle Industry MELBOURNE, Monday. — A £1-million works' programme, which it is hoped will result in doubling cattle production in the channel country of southwest ern Queensland, will be embark ed upon by the Federal Govern ment and the Queensland Gov ernment. Details of the scheme were announced this afternoon by the Minister for National Develop ment (Mr. R. G. Casey) who re turned from aerial survey of the area at the week-end. The works include hundreds of miles of roadways to provide better access to the .country which contains some of the best cattle-fattening land in Aus tralia. . The channel country, in the Cunnamulla - Thargonmindah area is fed by the floodwaters of the Bullo, Barco, Diamantina and Georgina Rivers.