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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
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SUPERFORTS BOMB TRANSPORT LINKS [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
SUPERFORTS BOMB TRANSPORT LINKS TOKYO, Monday (A.A.P.Reu ter). — , United States' Superfor tresses, flying -in clearing skies, bombed key ./transport links north of the Korean battle area today; -? General MacArthur's Head quarters: announced it was the first sortie for several days. The Superfortresses : concen trated on ' roads, bridges and other links in, the North Korean battle zone north of Taejon, cut ting the key points in the area transportation system, to the where the loss would hamper supply reinforcements. They .did. not sight any -flak or enemy fighters. Alii . Superfortresses returned safely to their bases.
Indifference Of State Ministers Castigated By A.L.P. Secretary [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
Indifference Of State Ministers Castigated By A.L.P. Secretary At the last meeting of the Fairy Meadow branch of the A.L.P., the Secretary (Mr. T. Paddy McDonald ) vigorously castigated cer tain State Cabinet Ministers for the attitude of indifference displayed in dealing with cor respondence of very important matters. 'The practice by certain State Cabinet Ministers in reply ing to , correspondence from A.L.F. branches and other public j bodies in official tripe and bunk must be stopped,' Mr. McDon ald said. ;? : The criticism arose from a let ter which the former Minister for. Health.. (Mr. C.. A. Kelly) in reply to a letter requesting that regulations be gazetted in con nection with major injuries to children, quoted , what Mr. Mo Donald described as 'nothing short of. the usual official depart mental tripe and bunk, - handed to and acepted' by the then Min ister.. ; ; . He said 'If existing legislation did : not provide the necessary power; ' theii the correct course to take was...
The News Behind The News [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
The News Behind The Mews i (By 'Insider') SPAWLS AND PITSTONE are virtually unavailable for road repair. Gravel is almost worthless, being vulnerable to heavy rains. The men who took it on themselves to fill potholes on Farmborough Road, Unan derra, on Saturday tried a new material — several loads of lump coal, worth up to £4 a ton. ★ I'VE THOUGHT for years that the old 'player piano' had gone the way of cuspidors and aspidistras. Harry Box( Woll ongong piano specialist, tells me they! re still a popular piece of furniture and he can't get enough to supply the demand. ★ LETTERS RECEIVED from American friends the past week are ominously reminiscent of those received during the World War II years. They allude' to the Korean: war; as 'the war,' and, unhappily, tell of Americans in a mad rush to hoard sugar, nylons, soap, and other scarci ties of the last conflict. - THE SYDNEY Press on Sun day announced the use of the first 'new secret weapon' in the Korean fighting — the 'Snooper- sco...
REDS ADVANCE DOWN KOREA WEST COAST [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
REDS ADVANCE DOWN KOREA WEST COAST SOUTH KOREA, Monday (A.A.P.Reuter). Communist troops have advanced down the west coast, capturing Kwanju. In the Taeion area the enemy I has b.een repulsed for the sec ond time in two days following a strong attack on American de fence lines t'oday. The capture of Kwanju places the Communists within 35 miles of the South Coast — their fur thest penetration. A spokesman at Eighth Army Headquarters this afternoon said the. Communists 'continue to advance slowly in the west and south-west sectors.' The fall of Kwanju was an nounced^ by the spokesman. He said that m the battle area south and east - of Taejon three tanks which, .^crossed the river towards - 'the American defence line 1 were destroyed. , - GROUND ACTION LIMITED There'Js, little, ground .troop actionV.vvhich .has been mostly limited' tb, patrols. . . A..Ujiite.d ; Press, correspondent said columns of North Korean troops 'attacked the: ' American Cavalry -Division troops holding the positi...
S.C. Railway Line "Holding" [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
S.C. Railway Line 'Holding' A spokesman for the . Rail-, ways Department said last night the South Coast line was still 'holding,' and .unless there was further heavy rain no serious troCtble was expect ed. The delay on Sydney trains is seven minutes, he said. The Moss Vale Line with stood ' Sunday's, heavy rain ex tremely well.' The railway spokesman described it as 'good as gold.' .!????
Man Charged At Nowra With Assaulting Child [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
Man Charged At Nowra With Assaulting Child Wollongong detectivcs yester day arrested a 27 -years-old Nowra man and charged him with in decently assaulting a fiveycars old Nowra girl.. The girl, it is, alleged by the' police, was asleep , in her room on Saturday . night when a stranger allegedly en tered it. Slie cried out and her mother went to the room. The girl's .parents were', un able to report the alleged crime until late Sunday afterhoon be cause, of a flooded,, creek, ; which kept them-'from using their horse and sulky. '* ? ? ' Detectives J. L. Devenport and H. G. jGlunas, . accompanied „ by Nowra. - police and a Sydney policewoman (Miss Wright), made inquiries yesterday.,. , :,.,i i ? Following -.their investigation t a man was arrested and charged at the Nowra police , station with having ? indecently assaulted a child under 10 years. He. will be brought before the Nowra Court of ' Petty Sessions at; a later date. u .y VATICAN CITY, Monday (A.A.P.-. — Two jeeps with a.a wo...
MAN KILLED AT A.I.S. BY TRACTOR [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
MAN KILLED AT A.I.S. BY TRACTOR George Livet, 22, of Five Is lands Road, Cringila, was killed instantly at the^ Steel works yesterday while re pairing a caterpillar tractor. He was employed as a fitter and was engaged . in , releasing the brake of a front-end loader which had seized, causing the shovel to jam. At the time of the accident he was on top of . the machine with his head bent over as he unscrewed some bolts on the brake drum. As he loosened the last bolt one of the heavy arms which operate' the loader and which was in a vertical position, fell down striking him across, the back of the neck. . The force of the blow fractur-., ed his neck.
Milk Supplies To Be Cut 25 Per. Cent [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
Milk Supplies To Be Cut 25 Per. Cent Milk supplies in the Greater Wollongong area will be cut by 25 per cent, until the wea ther improves, the Secretary of the New South Wales Milk Board (Mr. W. E. Murphy) announced last night. In an interview with the 'Daily Mercury,' Mr. Murphy said the board would cut metropolitan supplies ' by 50 'per cent, but had decided to cut Wollongong only to 75 per cent of its -normal supply. 'This cut is due to the heavy rains,' said Mr. Murphy. 'The State's pasture lands have been trampled into mud.' Mr. Murphy said he thought milk bars would be restricted from ..receiving supplies until conditions: improved. . He. said milk would be made available for schools and hos pitals as usual. ,'l can't say how long the rationing wjll be in force,' said Mr. MuVphy. 'When do you think the rains are going to stop?'
SETBACK LIKELY ON PLAN TO LIFT AUST. RICE BAN [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
SETBACK LIKELY ON PLAN TO LIFT AUST. RICE BAN | CANBERRA, ' Monday. — Com- monwealth' Government -plans to lift the bain, on rice consumption] in Australia at a reasonably ear ly datci might' how receive' a set. back because of- developments in Korea. . ?' The Government will define its attitude to the ban in about two or three weeks' 'time, ''after an (jxamjfnation,' ^ of ^the' v6Iunie: r'of the last -Harvest. ' :' , The IJCin^ster for1 ' Commerce (Mr/ 'McEwen)' sai'd today'that the' Government ! had ; 'deferred any 'auction .'until* It saw the final volume of this 'year's crop.''-'--',' . ; As ' 'soon as the ; Government ascertained this'volume it'-would i,qolt \at 'the charsjc'ter ' of its' ob HEfations i,n ' the'' ': circumstances nVw',Vx'i$tihg. : ,y'' 'lC;was''*thfe''' desire of the' Gqv ^rnmerit to bririjg rice^' to the. Australian people ' as soon as 'it could 'be'done; without ' breaking down' what the Government ac cepted as. its proper ' responsibili ties
SABOTAGE COUNTER IN KOREA [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
SABOTAGE COUNTER TOKYO, Monday (A.A.E. Reuter). — Strict regulations were, clamped down yesterday on Kor-I eans in the American combat! zone, in order *9 stop sabotage and enemv infiltration. ?Since the Americans began fighting in Korea, .the greatest difficulty, encountered ; has been penetration of American 'lines, by North. Korean troops disraised as; refugees or Sputh 'Korfkn farmers/ '. . American army' .authorities have now banned, the moverheht south of oiyiUf^i are' to. he regarded' the. same as enemy troops, and ftred/bn if seen in the, American zone. All civilians- who remain . in the combat area will be . confined to' -their homes; xecept for two hours a. day, when. they are, per mitted to purchase food and obr , tain 'Water. , Moyements outside: those .'hq.urs i are; . permitted only- :tq essential ' personnel,. .',. , ,/ ' : ? South Koreans desiring :. to, evacuate, . the Combat, zone - Will ?be moved under superyision ? by : special}, trains provided ? by the army for-...
DROP IN COAL PRODUCTION [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
DROP IN COAL PRODUCTION SYDNEY, Monday. — Coal production, in New South Wales for, the year 1949 amounted to 10.195,856 tons the Minister for Mines (Mi;. Arthur) said' today. This figure was 953,713 tons i less than in 1948 but the value,! £15,443,331, was £1,907,70 higher. Mr. Arthur said that the value of production from mines amounted to £37,182,196. and from quarries for. brick' tile a.nd pot tery clays, building 'stone, road materials and gravel to £2,514, 699. The total, was an increase in value of £1,415,156 compared with 1948. The total employment in the mining industry in 1949 was 28,663. There were 18,739 employed in coal] and, sjp.ale. mines, 87,84 in metalliferous mines and 1140 in ' quarries. j
Coal Board Chief, Miners Hold Frank Talks [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
[?] [?] SYDNEY, Monday. — Miners' leaders today had a frank talk on the coal industry with the new Chairman of the Joint Coal Board (Mr. S. F. Cochran). : ? I , 1 ' ' ' ; j! il Although no statement was is sued after the talks it is under stood that the miners' leaders 'pulled no punches' .in crilicism of past administration of the board. i During the two hour talks Mr. Cochran said he had no illusions about the task ahead of, getting more coal and that he intended meeting' the problem firsthand. He will undertake the first phase of his co-operation plan by visiting the Northern New South Wales coalfields this week. Mr. Cochran will confer with Northern Miners' officials in Newcastle on Wednesday. Ho will be accompanied by two oth er members of the Coal Board, Messrs. R. P. Jack and A. E. Warburton. He will take every opportuni ty- to confer, personally with rank; and file mineworkers and mine, managers on the job. After- he ' has completed his coalfields tour Mr. Cochran will held ...
BASIC MAGE FINDING IN 6 WEEKS? [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
BASIC WAGE FINDING IN 6 WEEKS? MELPQU.Rims, Mondajy.-rr Mr,, Justice Dunphy ?'? hinted,, in the Arbitration Court today that the Court's basic ' wage .] finding would be announced within the hext. six -wqjB.KSv-..::.- ; ;/,;;] I j „ ^h,?.n th9 poiinael in th^.iri;^ ' workers' ' baHdt 'case.' f suggested t^at . M jr. Justice Dunphy .would be. occupied foir th^ .nejft! fly^, or six . weeks, Mr.': Justice Dunphy, said that' he did' not think]' tha.t, it would take, that lbhgrl Mr. Justic^Damphjir ig, sitting on. thp, 'flasic wage'.' case Twith Chief. Judge Kelly;' '? In the 15 mdnthB'^fth^bMiC' the Bench, cpunsei , and .witness es. Ninety., witnesses have beein cailed during - the :. days.''.,Th'erehave;beeh406,.ex mote than ? 6000 f ages. '? 5 ,
Spender Warns On Husbanding Of Resources [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
Spender Warns On Husbanding Of Resources CANBERRA, Monday. — A warning that the resources of nations capable of providing effective aid against armed ag gression must be husbanded so as to achieve the best possible results on a global, basis, was sounded by the Ministe.i; for Ex ternal Affairs (Mr. Spender) to night. He indicated Australia's, reac tion to the appeal by the United Nations for. additional assistance, in Korea would be announced, when the Prime. Minister (^Ir. Menzies)!. complete# discussyms with the British Cabinet, Presi dent' Truman and the ' United States ' Secretary , of' ' State (Mr. Achesbn)] ;. Replying' to criticism ? of de cays in the announcement' hie said the, decisiop; if' taken after -such/ consultation, would ..be . 'far more, likely to!. fit into 'the1 geri-_ ' eral . pattern on global ?] responsir , bilitiea and . the ? def ensiv,e-needs of democratic nations as' a whole than any hasty decision taken without' the benefit of' discussion.
War Correspondent Says: U.S. POSITION IN KOREA IS AS BAD AS DUNKIRK [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
War Correspondent Says :. U S. POSITION IN KOREA IS AS BAD AS DUNKIRK LONDON, Monday (A.A.P.). — Not since Dunkirk has a great power been itj. such a predicament as that of the United States in Korea, says the 'Daily Mail' correspondent (G. Ward Price), in a cable from Tokyo. He says, 'By her military in tervention in the defence of the South Korean Republic, which she created, America has bitten off more than she can at present chew. 'She engaged three of her four divisions' in Japan and they are still falling back. The near est, reinforcements are on the other side, of the Pacific and aren't yet; ' embodied/ though crack Marine; Corps are on the Way.'? ?' ' ];' . He] added, 'The strategy ? of dribbling' ? in weak .?.detachments of ?American1 troops from- japan has : cost them much' in : men, guns and material/' ?Wa,rd Price said that; in two visits io, tlje front before. a.mjl after the fall of Taejon he w.as ''shocked, by, the rawness of the American 7' tr'bops.'' ''Recruited; si...
2 Men Divorce Same Woman At Same Time [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
2 Men Divorce Same Woman At Same Time SYDNEY, Monday. — Two men were ' ' each granted a divorce from the one woman by Mr. Acting Justice. Toose in the Divorce Court today. The woman, Irma Annia Selkeld (formerly Keane), 27, a nurse, of iLydiard Street, South Ballarat, according to evidence, t.ricki.ed .one man into marriage 'by saying that she was single. ' George Salkeld, ' 33, waterside worker, . of Rae. Street, East Sydney, sought a decree oh the .grounds of : his wife's adultery, with * the' second 'husband', I Harold ' Keith Richardson, 33, ! diesel storeman, of Woomera West. Richardson asked fot;} a decree of nullity on the grounds' of Mrs. Salkeld's ibigamy.. 1 Popularity may follow those, who make haste; glory belongs to those 'who know how to wait. —Louis Bouilhet.