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NEW SYDNEY-U.S.A. AIRLINER RECORD [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950

NEW SYDNEY-U.S.A. AIRLINER RECORD SYDNEY, Monday.— A new- re cord. time for a flight to San Francisco and back w.es. estabr .ished by- the B.C.P.A. DC6 air liner Resolution last week in three days, seven hours.. Resolution left, Kingsford Smitii Airport at 11 a.m. on Wednesday and torched, down again, at 6.5, p.na. on Saturday.

Publication Title: Illawarra Daily Mercury
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HUGE FIRES RAGE IN ALASKA FORESTS [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950

HUGE FIRES RASE IN ALASKA FORESTS ANCHORAGE (Alaska), Mon day (A'.A.P.). — Huge,' uncontroll able forest fire? wore raging un checked in northern Yukon' and ?\laska, forest officials reported today. The vast fire menaced Fort Yukon, and only rainfall could halt -t,^they said. .''The fire was spread over 1,000,000 acres and had swept to within .25 miles of Fort Yukon, ihe officials added.

Publication Title: Illawarra Daily Mercury
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No Overtime By Sudney Gas Workers [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950

No Overtime By Sydney Gas Workers SYDNEY, Monday. — Sydney gas workers who held a 24-hour stoppage today, d^cidcd they wjli not work more than 40) b°W?s during any weefc. ' This means they will refuse to woik overtime, which may lead to. rationing of Sydney's gas supplies 4uvih? week-ends. Meanwhile. 20.00 members of the Gas Employees' Union who ceased wo;-k at 6 a.m. today \yill report for duty at 6 a.m,. tomorrow,. Dv^i-ing today's stoppage*' employees; of Sydney's two ' gas companies manned the gas plants, and maintained near nor «ial supplies. Toclay's stoppage was, called to, discuss- the. decision by the Federal ' '' Conciliation Conn?iis sto$e? (^r.. Blackbui-n) that, had' npt' the power to grant a %Vr. a wgek. wage, rise.

Publication Title: Illawarra Daily Mercury
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SYDNEY SOFTBALL TEAM ENTERTAINED BY ILLAWARRA [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950

SYDNEY SOFTBALL TEAM ENTERTAINED BY ILLAWARRA The, representative fixture set dp,wn for the lliawarra District Women's Softball Association on Sunday was cancelled due to the inclement weather. However the Sydney team travelled. do\y$i tcon fbe city; and were met by officials of. the; Illawai'ra Association. After haying, lunch,. they-f we,r§ taken to the Coniston Hall and enter tained. ' A large crowd of softball and .baseball enthusiasts enjoyed community singing, and a few individual itenis were rendered by various players. The Sydney team, which in cluded five of last year's State representatives, and incidentally, t\vo Austr^aiy representatives in joyce King and . Dot Barker, expressed disappointment at not| being able to play. A return game has been arranged fori Sunday ,, August -20. The softball tijip which was to; take place to Camden next Sun-.| day has been cancelled, and the, lliawarra competition is to be. resumed. -? ;.' The draw js the'same as last; week with * Cbriis...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950

'Daily Mercury' Classified Advertisements RATES: Two shillings and threepence (2/3) for first two lines; ninepence for each subsequent Line. Casual advertisements 6/- per inch. LOtTC OPTICAL * SERVICE 134 CROWN STREET , WOLLONGONG (Near Gas Co.) Telephone Woll. 833 HOUSES AND LAND FOR SALE A RARE opportunity to com mence your home and secure a temporary dwelling within a vgry. short.time. at popular Lake ;iiej^Ktsr-'' VBiis, waier, 'light jand alt Vdeliyeries .atj^h^dpor.^ -Foe alDOuV £150 this ' opportunity . can. be yours. Tradesmen available to help you. Inquire immediate ly as sites are limited. J. N. King and Sons Pty. Ltd., . 343 Crown Street, Wollongong. T- ALGOWNIE : Home Site in convenient position. Gener ous dimensions. Inspect today. Only £225. Willmore & Randell, 57a Keira St. Phone Woll. 1198. /'^ORRIMAL: 3-bedroom Wea therboard Home — all elec tric. Floor coverings and blinds. £2,550. -Immediate V.P. Will more '& Randell, 57a Keira St. Phone Woll. 1198....

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SWEDISH TENNIS WIN FOR AUSTRALIANS [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950

SWEDISH TENNIS WIN FOR AUSTRALIANS : STOCKHOLM, Mon. (A.A.P.). -rit Australians Adrian Quist ap:d Mrs. Thelpia Long yester day. won the Swedish mixed doubles tennis title, b, eating Sp.uth African Eric Sturgess an.d England's Miss Joan Curry 6/2' 6/4. ' Mrs. LOng also, won the women's singles -title, beating Sweden's Hiid'e Sterling 3/6 .6/2 6/4 in the final. ' '

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PAKISTAN FREE OF POLITICAL UNREST [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950

PAKISTAN FREE OF POLITICAL UNREST (From Noel Buckley, Reuter's Correspondent at Karachi) Pakistan is virtually free of political un rest. In all the breadth of this land of 8.0-, 600,000' people there is no substantial oppo sition to the all-powerful Muslim League. Yet there is misery enough, and discontent. Maladministra tion is frequently and promin-. ently complained of in the area. I Corruption is so . widespread that special- -anii-corruption ser- 1 vices are maintained. . There is misery- and discontent on the pavements of Karachi where some 150,000 refugees live-, in rtiajceshii't lean-to. 'sijeltpjysJ -. ! An- other ' 200,000 live' in siianty 'towns about the city.'; \ ; H'he,re is misery , and discon tent in hundreds , of towns .and ' cities throughout West and'East Pakistan whepe uncounjted thou , sands of u'nrehahilitated - refu gees. stiU' live;- a . h^nd-r.9:-mduth existence in camps or -out' of camps. '? But the refugees have done no more than give'f resh edge to the a...

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BUILDER FINED ON DRIVING UNDER INFLUENCE CHARGE [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950

BlilLDER FINED ON DRIVING UNDER INFLUENCE CHARGE A ; 26-years-old builder was convicted in Wollongong Court of' Petty Sessions yesterday on a charge' of having driven a motor lorry ' 'while under the influence of. ihtoxicatlng liquor on July 21. He' was Bernard George Com erfdrd, who pleaded guilty to the charge. Police said Comerford was driving north in Wollongong Road, Port Kembla, and when approaching the .Tom Thumb Bridge, veered from side to side as another car was coming in the opposite direction. Although the other car drew over until its near side was off the bitumen Comerford's lorry swung oyer and collided with the front of the car. Botjx vehicles were damaged. The driver of the other car received a bruised hip, whilst his wife, Who was sitting alongside him, received a. bruised back and ri^ht shoulder, abrasions, to ,the head and contusions to both knees. After medical treatment she was allowed to go home. At the . timer. Comerford was most unsteady on his feet and his e...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950

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CLEM SANDS DRAWS IN N.Z. AFTER SOLID BOUT [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950

CLEM SANDS DRAWS IN N.Z. AFTER SOLID BOUT AUCKLAND, Monday (A.A.P. Reuter). — In a sensational fight In Auckland tonight, Australian Clem Sands (10.6J) floored Auck land's Jackie Jenkins (10.6) eight times in ten rounds in a welter weight contest but could still only draw with him. The final gong rang as Jen kins was knocked on to his back fr.om a -terrific ..right cross; ? * ????? Jenkins gained a - big' points lead in the early rounds.

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SOUTH COAST RAINFALL [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950

SOUTH COAST ; RAINFALL - South Coast rainfall registra tions, for the '-48-hour period ended 9 a.m. Monday: Camden , 41, Picton .47,- Woliongdiig. 251, ^Robertson . 354;' . Bowral . 213, Moss . Vale . 245; . Sutton .''Forest 246/ Kiama ,'42i; Berry; 428, Nowra 293, - 'Crookhaven 285, Jervis Bay 185,- Milton 485, Ulla . clulla 4.79,, , Braid^tfo.pd - 1.26, , AxQr luen 98, 'Bateman's Bay 269, Moruya Heads 163, Port Kem bla 240, Bega 92, Candelo 63, Pambula 87, Eden 128.

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Many Advance Subscriptions To SecuritY Loan [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950

Many Advance Subscriptions To Security Loan SYDNEY, Monday. — Excep tionally strong support through, advance subscriptions, has been given to the Commonwealth Government's £50,000,000 .Tenth Security Loan,' the. ' Common wealth Loans director (Mr. C. Banfield) said, today.' 'Mr. Banfield said that since th'e .loan was . announced' by the Treasurer * (Mr, . Fadden) in June,, the volume of 'advance subscriptions 'had ' increased greatly. Of the i50, 000,000 to be sought between August 1 and -August -15, !£37,0l00,p00. , was. represented by, f Commonwealth securities maturing on August 15 and the remainder .was required for war ' rehabilitation and the works programme of the Com monwealth, and the : -States.. Already, through advance subscriptions, 257 voluntary loan, coinmijttiees In'; the. 'various States have exceeded the quotas for new cash allotted to them.

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Buffaloes Present £282 To Charity At Annual Ball [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950

Buffaloes Present £282 T o Charity At Annual Balll As a result of the Grand Order of Buffaloes' annual ball held in the Diggers' Hall, Wollongong, ihe IMawaraa Cottage Hospital, Coledale, received £72 and the Diggers' Rest Home, Mount Keira, £210. Approximately 450 attended the ball, the music for which was supplied by Charles Hayes and his 'orchestra} 'At -9 p.m. air. .'Howard r'Ca'riton, announced. , /..that . 'the. ' pfltcial opening ceremony A'Wduld ' take place. ? . .? r . 1 / ? To the , tune ' of 'Old ^Com rades','' 22. Buffaloes, ? .bearing swords;, executed, a neat march ing .manoeuvre, ?? culminating with the -formation of* an''arch of. steel, down the centre ? of which ' marched the ' .President of the Ball Committee, Mr. Roy. Tate, ? accompanied'.' ? by Mrs. Green and preceded, by eight year-old Robyn' Barrington who, dressed in, a period costvuiie' of pink and blue satin, . mad.e.'. a charming flo.wec girl.' Mrs.. Green wore an attractive dress of royal blue iaffeta.. wi...

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PRAISE FOR AUSTRALIA IN MALAYA [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950

PRAISE FOR AUSTRALIA IN MALAYA SINGAPORE, Mon. (A.A.P.). — The Chinese-owned English language newspaper, ''Singapore Standard', today began its edi torial: 'It's time somebody said 'thank you' to, Australia for tha help that country is giving Malaya in her struggle againscl elements of lawlessness.' After recalling the services of the Australian . Eighth Divi sion in 1942 and the recent ar rival of R.A.A.F. squadrons, the 'Standard'- - referred,- to . a statement by Labor Senator W. Morrow, of Tasmania, that Aus tralia's .intervention in Malaya was equivalent to strikebreaK ing.: y -V -? The .statement, 'declared the '(Standard',, 'reflects., an^' ap. .pauiing.' .'Jlack ? ..of .'kn6.\vl:e(:l;e about; ' the actual ' situation in Malaya''.' . ' The ' 'Standard' urged the Australian . Military Mission and the, '..Commissioners here tb ''t'ell Australia the truth', th,. ?whole- 'truth and nothing but tbe truth about : the ' ani.:. terrorist campaign'.

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'Teen-Age Dance At Austinmer [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950

'Teen-Age Dance At Austinmer Despite the unfavourablie' Weather an enjoyable 'teen-age dance was held at the Austinmer School on;- Friday night. The dance was, conducted by the: Parehts and Citizens; : As sociation, -which hopes to intro. duce regular- dances of this type. The present 'flu epidemic 'pre vented many of the younger members from, being present. During the evening nbvelty dances were conducted. Among those, who won prizes were Mrs. 1 Foreman, Miss Marilyn James and Miss Dawn Jones. j The music, consisting of piano and drums, was supplied by Mr. and'Mrs^Leary. Mfc Atliol Dent, a member of the. P. and C., acted: as ,M.C. .

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"VICTORY SOCIAL" FOR W'GONG PENNANT BOWLERS. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950

'VICTORY SOCIAL' FOR W'GONG PENNANT BOWLERS. Wojlongong bowl.e.rs held a 'Victory Smoko' in the club rooms on Friday night to pay tribute to their fellow' club mem bers who had won the Country i Pennant. . The Wollongong No. 1 Pen nant team, which had won the South Coast Pennant, was also runner-up , in the .State' final.. Wollpngong, club's'' Vice-presi- dent Mr. Babidge proposed the toast of the victorious' team. He complimented the players oja their great achievement. The So.uth Coast delegate, to the N.S.W.B.A., Mr. Sam. Blake n.ey; Northern Section delegate, Mr. Con Quilke'y; President of the Thirroul Club, Mr. Hugh Ross ; President of- the Corrimal r Club, Mr. George Hindmarsh I and President of the -.'Vyoonona Club, Mr. Syd. Dumbrell, sup ported the toast of Wollongong's top team. ' President of; the Wollongong Club, Mr. Phil Healey, acknow ledged the' words of praise. ' Mr. Healey. said the team's win had| brought great: honour to the club. ? ; He introduced' the members of ...

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OBITDARY HENRY CHARLES HERD [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950

OBITUARY HENRY CHARLES HERD. The death occurred yester day in the Wollongong District Hospital of Henry Charles Herd, of. Kembla Street, .Wol longong. Mr. Herd, who, was ?born in Wollongong, was prominent in the Protestant Al liance 'Lodge over a great num ber of years and had held of fice on . several occasions. He had -resided with his 'sister at Kembla Street, Wollongong. He ?was a master painter, but had not -engaged in his occupation, for many years owing to indif ferent health. He. is to he buried privately at. the. Methodist Cemetery, Wollongong. The , Rev. Almond will officiate.

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OWNER OFFERS SHIP FOR KOREAN WAR [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950

OWNER OFFERS SHIP FOR KOREAN WAR LONDON,. Monday. (A.A.P.).— Danish shipowner Kniid Laurit zen has placed ' the 3500 ton steamship Vilma Dan at' the dis posal of the United Nations for use in the Korean war. ' He made the offer in a cable which has ,be'en forwarded to Mr. Trygve ? Lie by the Danish Ministry of 'Foreign' -Affairs. '

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MINISTER FOR NETHERLANDS RETIRES [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950

MINISTER FOR NETHERLANDS RETIRES Members of the Diplomatic Corr for Brazil (left), M. G. Pa da retiring Minister for the Nethnd the Minister for the Philip Senor J. C. de Alencar, Ministesation during the function, vani, Ambassador for France, aps attended a farewell to the pines, Dr. R.„Regala, in convererlgnds (Mr. P. E. Teppema).

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U.S. Aid For French Forces [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950

U.S. Aid For French Forces SAIGON, Monday (A.A.P. Reuter). — The first two ship ments of United States' military aid for the French Union forces fighting the Russian recognised Vietnin Government guerillas in Indo-China arrived last week. The cargoes comprised equip ment for the ' State ' forces being formed by Indo-China's three Western-recognised States — Viet- nam, Cambodia and Laes. The shipment also' included aeroplane engines and _ other spares needed by the French Air Force which is supporting the French Union ground forces pro viding communication links with French outposts in difficult mountain country near the Com munist China border. The aid has been given by the United States against a. list of requirements supplied by the French authorities. , . It is expected,' inat aid, apart from military equipment, will also be sent to Indo-China.

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