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Miners Refused Conference On New Machine [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
Miners Refused Conference On New Machine SYDNEY, Monday.— The Joint Coal Board has refused a request by the Miners' Federation for a conference on the use of a new mining- machine known as the . Jp/;.Continuous Miner; -'The conference was sought to discuss conditions under which the ' Coal' Board proposed to use the. new machine. 'In its-reply to the request the Co&l' Board said: . ' ? -''The board, of course, is pre pared to meet your executive on any. proper matter in which your . organisation may be interested. 'But . at '-His stage; arid, par ticularly pending ittie -trials of . the machines in question, the bijard considers that^Uiere would _ be'-(3f rio good purpose, ..served. \ by; holding the conference asked , for.'. ' - ! ?; ? :
SENATE MAJORITY NOW 8 [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
? SENATE MAJORITY , NOW 8 CANBERRA, Monday. — The Senate Labor Opposition ma jority will be reduced from 12 to eight when Parliament as sembles on Thursday. Three new Senators — one 1 Labor and two Liberal— will be sworn in before the Governor General (Mr. McKell). In addition a new President will be nominated and elected on the floor of the House. As the Labor Opposition still has a majority it can choose the candidate. .The three new Senators are — Senator A. N. Benn (Lib., Qld.), who 'takes the place of Senator Collings. (Lab., Qld.), who vol untarily retired; Senator N. H. Henty (Lib.) Tas.), who defeated Senator Lamp (Lab., Tas.) at the recent elections; and Senator V; S. Vincent- (Lib., W.A.), who defeated Senator Clothier (Lab., W.A.) at the recent elections, j. Previously the Opposition had 0,-36r24 majority. With the defeat j of two Labor Senators ? at the' polls the state of the House will be: Government 26 seats, includ ing six Country Party members, i and Opposition 34 s...
APPLICATIONS FOR FLOOD ASSISTANCE TOTAL £300,000 [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
APPLICATIONS FOR FLOOD ASSISTANCE TOTAL £300,000 SYDNEY, Monday. — A flood of applications- from shire councils to the Government for financial assistance, in the repair of roads damaged by excessive rains and floods already total £300,000, the Acting Premier and Minister for Local Government (Mr. Cahill) saia today. The applications, he pointed out, covered only the Western and - Southern portions of the State and did not embrace Northern areas where excessive flood damage had been caused.
South Africa "May Quit Empire" [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
South Africa 'Ma y . . Ouit Empire' PRETORIA, Monday (A.A.P.). — South -Africa might soon move out of the Empire and become a Republic, V the Minister for the Interior (Dr. Donges) declared yesterday. 'As a result of last year's Commonwealth ? Conference in London,: the oath of allegiance to the /King no longer applies,' he said. . . . - 'That has opened a barred road to the Republic.' . Before' th'e:'Malan Government came to power in 1948, the Na tionalist Party's ? programme in cluded' establishment of a' Re public, but since taking office, Malan ? and, his Ministers have shown the' greatest restraint about this. .- -? The 'Daily Express' corres pondent in Pretoria says that Donges* speech, reopening the issue, came as a big surprise. Donges- spoke in the National ist stronghold of Rustenburg, 60 miles from Pretoria.
The News Behind The News [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
The News Behind T he lews NOT SO LONG AGO I seem to recall the lllawarra Peaco Auxiliary, a subsidiary of the Australian Peace Council, saying it would condemn any country acting the role of aggressor in another country. Now that the North Koreans have invaded South Korea it is the U.N.O. sanctioned American forces they have chosen to slate, not the ag gressor in the action. I can't. follow it. ★ A BLACK AND BROWN ter rier pup wandered into the Wol longong Ambulance Station yes-, terday and the boys are looking' after him while they attempt' to flnd his owner. He's a decent looking sort of a dog and I can well imagine his master will be' worried about him. .. ★ INCIDENTALLY, the ambu lancemen have asked me to fire a salvo for the male telephone operator who does the late night!, shift at the Wollongogng P.67 Unlike .his female counterparts,, he is reported to be' unfailingly' courteous and extremely helpful at all times. ★ RAISED EYEBROWS at Port. , ?Kembla last Saturday as. a: full...
"USE THE BOMB" SAYS SCIENTIST [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
'USE THE BOMB ' SAYS SCIENTIST NEW YORK, Monday.— In St. Louis, one of the scientists who helped develop the atomic bomb said the United States should use the bomb if the Communists overran South Korea and mili tary necessity required such ac tion. Arthur H. Compton, Chancel lor of Washington University, in a radio interview last night, said he was speaking only for him self:
Moscow On American "Imperialism" [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
«-Moscfli#«On plAmerican |'Imperialism' f LONDON, Monday (A.A.P.)— Competing .strenuously ' against twe West for world opinion in tljie k Korean war, Moscow is thumping the 'world peace' tfyeme hard throughout Com ifr'unistTuled East Europe. . f. 'A Third' Worid War.' planned ljy j Wall . Street' . must be ' pre sented,' -declared the official Soviet newspaper in/. Germany, 'Taegliche Rundschau,'' in a fi'(-iit-page editorial. . ..'?Elsewhere the Communist Stress unanimously 'branded the United States as an 'Imperial- ist aggressor' and presented the Soviet , as a. peace-loving non irii'erventionist which Is sending the North Koreans nothing -but sympathy for .their 'peaceful aspirations.' ' ' Alf' Russian newspapers yes terday carried six-column frdht page headlines demanding :U.S. withdrawal 'from Korea, ? ? _? 'Pravda' 'said: ''The' Spviet people condemns with .wrath the open act. of aggression by America!' -..v : : ? 'Izvestia* ? declared:. 'Events show the imperial war-mongers ...
IMPROVED TRAIN SERVICE FROM TONIGHT LIKELY [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
IMPROVED TRAIN SERVICE FROM TONIGHT LIKELY SYDNEY, Monday. — The Commissioner for Railways (Mr. Garside) said, today that although a skeleton daylight service only was being operated on the lllawdrra line, it was hoped to improve this service from tomorrow night. . floodwaters -would .'recede sufli-'' ctently at; ? Maitland . to avoid transhipping passehgpra betwpijn Maitland and- Fariey from ? to morrow.-.' -,1 ... ;v \ ;; -?'Normal service's' would operate from -tomorrow on the- main Northern .'and .'N.orth-W est . lilies,' except ' for- the* Northern .Table lands' -.Express, h'e said. ' ! . - ' J'The; Brisbane -Express 'leaving Sydney at L35 .p.m. would ruri_ on. Sundays to Fridays inclusive, instead of tour days . weekly, as at present. ' ' c . J 7 The. ^Brisbane;' Express' -.would leave : Wallangarra '? nightiy,;.' eic cept;,on' Sundays, ?\intil ' further notice. ? . ,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
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Army To Work In Harmony With Civilians [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
Army To Work In Harmony With Civilians BALLARAT, Monday — The Minister for the Army (Mr. J. Francis) said to'day it was his aim to have the; Army work in close 'harmony with the civilian population. I He was speaking at a civic I reception given nam . at the Bal larat City Hall. Mr. ? Francis said he hoped to ?have the Army serve the com munity in peace as well as in war, as was done in America, and to throw in its weight in any national emergency such as floods, tornado or bush fires. ' 'The . Army in peace should .'be as -much part and parcel of service to the people as In war,' he said. PARIS,' Monday (A.A.P.).— Twenty-three passengers in a motor coach were killed and sev eral injured when an express train crashed into the coach at dawn this morning at Jura level crossing, in the south-east ol France.
2 Port Residents Killed; Two Hurt In Road Smash [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
2 Port Residents Killed; Two Hurt In Road Smash An elderly woman was killed instantly, her grandson died a few hours later and his wife is in a serious condition as the result of a collision between a car and a motor lorry near Helensburgh yesterday. A young man re ceived a fractured jaw in the same accident. Those killed were: Mrs. Courtney, 82, of Went worth Street, Port Kembla., Jack Courtney Brennan, 24, of Wentworth; Street, Port Kembla. Those injured were: Betty ,Lil|ian Brennan, 21, wife of Jack Brennan, .'of the same address. ! j Thomas Ponton, 17, of Park I Road, Mascot. Brennah and his wife were ad mitted to the St. George District Hospital, where Brennan died a few hours later. Late last night Mrs. Brennan was reported to be in a critical condition. Yes terday afternoon doctors at St. George Hospital operated on her. ? Brennan was the driver of . the car, which was owned 'by his mother. His wife and grand mother' were passengers in the car.--- - r Pontin was a passenger i...
U.S. THEORY ON WAGES QUOTED [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
U.S. THEORY ON WAGES QUOTED Mr Clyde Bedell, top Ameri can retailing and advertis ing consultant, is in Aus-t tralia to address advertisers on current American tech nique. He believes that high wages should not necessarily mean high prices. In a pro gressively improving modrrn economy, high wages should - go with low prices, as long . M workers' productivity is high.
Aid In Malaya Appreciated [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
.*???* ??????-. ????Mia Aid In Malaya Appreciated CANBERRA, Monday.— The United Kingdom Government lias expressed warm thanks 'to the Australian Government for its decision to send an R.A.A.F. squadron of heavy bombers to Singapore. The Prime Minister '(Mr. Menzies) -received a mes sage today through the High Commissioner for the Unit ed Kingdom in Australia:, (Mr. W. Williams). The communi- : cation went on to. say thkt the news had been received 'with great pleasure in London, and was particularly encouraging at the present moment. |
Serious Labour Lag On Sydney Wharves [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
Serious Labour Lag On Sydney Wharves SYDNEY, Monday.— Water- front officials believe today's la bour shortage on the wharves was 'the worst in the history of the- port of Sydney. Although 6000 wharfies were assigned to jobs on vessels in the port, more than 70 ships were left short of labour. Fourteen ships were unable to obtain gangs of ; any description and could not work their cargo today. The present -shortage of water side workers , is due !to a backlog of ships, work on which was de layed during the recent bad wea ther. SYDNEY, . Monday.p-Mr. J. S. (?'Jock') 'Garden, who' was sen tenced in May, -19^8, to three years' imprisonment for forgery, was released from Tumbarumba Prison Camp today.
Tea Cheapest In Australia [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
Tea Cheapest In Australia SYDNEY, Monday.— Tea drink, ing In Australia, despite the re cent price rise, was still cheaper than anywhere else in the world, the Commissioner of the Tea Bureau in Australia (Mr. R-, B, Williams) said today. Mr. Williams was referring to1 the 7d. rise to 3/4 for a. pound of tea, which operates from to day. . 'In view . of the fact that' lib. of tea makes 150 to 200 cups.four to five cups of . tea can 'still be obtained at a cost of one penny despite the higher retail price imposed as 'from today,' said Mr. Williams. h' ? 'I don't think -that any tea drinker would sacrifice 'the cup that cheers' when it fe still only one-farthing or less per ; cup,' he said. V:
Silver Cross Stolen From Cathedral [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
ViV.V.V.V.V.V.V.VVV.Vi Silver Cross Stolen From Cathedral LONDON, . Monday. — A £20,000. .sterling: . solid silver six - feet high cross encrusted with j jewels was. stolen from the high ! altar of the bomb-damaged Ex- ! eter Cathedral early yesterday. ; Some hours later a cattleman found the cross minus ? the jewels under a -hedge in a field 12 miles away. The theft is be lieved to have been planned by an expert gang from London. ?A check is being made of air ports and channel ports for it is expected the thieves will try to get the stones out of the coun try. Had the thieves made an entry on Thursday they would have found-'sOlid -gold chalices, servers and other ornaments on display —treasures once estimated to be worth :£100,000 sterling. It was St. Peter's . Day and one of the: six days in the year on,..whibh all plate is brought from the strong room. Sir Ralph Newman, fifth bar onet with whose family jewels j the cross is studded , said 'The jewels were . given to the cath edra...
Milk Supplies Increase Today [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
Milk Supplies | Increase Today SYDNEY, Monday. — Milk sup plies to householders will be In creased from 50 per cent, to 66 per cent., the chairman of the Milk Board (Mr. W. A. Howell) announced today. I no- incrociwu u|j|jiiu« tu uu tiiu hoard's distributing districts. Hospitals and schools will con tin im to receive full supplies. Supplies for milk bars, how over, arc not yet available. The board hopes to make, still further supplies available shortly as soon as Northern and North Coasjtu;ra,ilway , lines are .again open'Mo'traftlc;'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
Fairy Meadow TONIGHT FC IIPM AT If |0 N iCJt -9 -B -D FAIRY MEADOW DISTRICT FILM COUNCIL I , ? AT PUBLIC SCHOOL, FAIRY MEADOW 7.30 p.m. SPARKLING FILMS WILL BE SCREENED * ART OF BATTING , (See Don Tallon, Rex* Rogers, Bill Brown) ★ NEW TOWN (Colour cartoon on town planning) * BRABAZON — KING OF THE AIR (The dramatic story of the construction -and lest flight of the world's biggest' aircraft). ★ FILM AND YOU (How Canada has used films to make .township life more interesting) ' j? SHORT ADDRESSES By representatives of the New South Wales Film ? : Council., Hear about the new fact films which are. sweeping Canada and the U.S.A. ALL MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE WELCOME. J/MV.W.'A%V.VW.,.V.V.V,V.WW.,.WAW.V ? * AH clubs and organisations are especially I jj invited to send representatives from S j: Fairy Meadow, East Fairy Meadow and ^ Jj East Comma! to learn HOW FILMS CAN S ASSIST THEM IN THEIR ACTIVITIES, i VaV^a°A8^^.V.V.WAV^AV^AV^.%W.V.V.'.W
NO INDONESIAN CLAIMS ON AUSTRALIAN NEW GUINEA [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
NO INDONESIAN CLAIMS ON AUSTRALIAN 'NEW GUINEA SYDNEY, Monday. — Austra lians need not fear that Indo nesia would lay claim to Austra lian New Guinea, Dr. Raden Octoyo said when he reached Sydney today by air from Djakarta.' Dr. Octoyo is Indonesia's first Ambassador to Australia. He said Indonesian claims to Western (Dutch) New Guinea were 'based on an administrative and political tie-up -of the past between the two countries. There was some racial connection - be tween Indonesia and Dutch New Guinea but that was not Indo nesia's main ground for its claims. An Indonesian-Dutch fact finding committee was now in Holland investigating the ques tion of Indonesia and Dutch New Guinea, its recommendations would be submitted to a confer ence in September. Dr. Octoyo said his mission in Australia would be to improve ties of friendship between Indor neisia and Australia and increase trade between the countries. In donesia, particularly, wanted to build up trade 'with Australia in copper, ru...