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K.C. Protests On Delay In Catalina Case [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
K.C. Protests On Delay In Gatalina Case SYDNEY, Monday — Mr. Shand, K.C., said in the Quar ter Sessions today there had befen a 'shocking' delay in bring ing to trial a rtiah charged with having maliciously d am aged a Catalitia flying-boat. Mr. Shand appeared for Bryan Wills . Monckton, 34, managing director of Trans-Oceanic Air ways. ... ... '. ?; ,. . M-ohkton was -arrested in No vember, and ; on Februaii'y .8 was committed ifor ^rial ;bh. ;a charge of. having maliciously 'damaged a .Cataliha- at . Ro's'e Bay on August) 27. ' ;Sin'ce..his. arrest, iMonkton has been On. -bail. ??yl- '-- jirh'e ? Crown' Prosecutor (Mr. Kidston) said the delay was due t'o 'the absence^-ofa vital Crbwn AVtthess; Oouglias Lind say, who ' . was' laid .s.iip ? with spinal paralysis at Hong-Kong. Objecting to an application by. the Crown for a three weeks' adjournment, Mr. Shand said ? Monk tori's ; -'health', -was .'ibeing seriously affected by tlie.'strain. Judge Curlewis agreed to Mr. Shand's suggesti...
PARLIAMENT TO REVIEW KOREA POSITION [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
PARLIAMENT TO REVIEW KOREA POSITION CANBERRA, Monday. — An emergency meeting of Federal Parliament is to be held next Thursday to consider the action taken by the Commonwealth Government in the Korean War. Parliament will assemble at 2.30 p.m. It is not expected to sit more than one day. The House will be given a lengthy statement from the Prime Minister (Mr. Menzies) completely covering the Korean situation. In some . quarters it is consid ered likely that Mr. Menzies will conclude his statement with a resolution seeking Parlia ment's support of the United Nations' stand against North Korean aggression and seeking, in effect, an endorsement of the Australian Government's action. An official Government state ment issued this afternoon said: 'At the request of the Prime Minister the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives are :onvening a meeting of Parlia ment for 2.30 p.m. on Thursday, July G.' ?LABOR MEETING ON WEDNESDAY SYDNEY, Monday. — A meet ing ...
Potato Beetle Story "Phoney" [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
Potato Beetle Story ' Phoney ' WASHINGTON, M o n d a y (A.A.P.). — -A State Department spokesman today described as 'phoney Communist propa ganda' Moscow allegations that United States 'planes had drop ped potato hugs on 'East Ger many ' Moscow , 'Radio announced yesterday the Soviet Govern ment had sent an official Note to Washington protesting that U.S. planes had dropped Colo rado beetles, a dangerous potato crop pest, over Eastern Ger many. ' , It said the afm was to inflict damage to the German people's food supplies ' 'and create a threat to potato areas in coun tries -bordering' Eastern Ger many,
Pickworth's Record 69 [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
Pickworth's Record 69 LONDON, Monday. — Australian golfer Ossie Pickworth returned a record 69 for the reconstructed course in the first qualifying round of the British open cham- I pionship. more man zw proiessionai ana amateur golfers from all parts of the world teed up this morn ing. They played on the Troon Old course and the neighbouring Lochgreen course. One hundred players will qualify for the 72 holes cham pionship, which begins on Wed nesday, and of these 40 will go forward to the final 36 holes on Friday.
Matt McCoy Suspended For Fighting [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
Matt McCoy Suspended For Fighting SYDNEY, Monday.— St. George international centre Matt Mc Coy lost all chance of selection in the third test on July 22. The Judiciary Committee of the N.S.W. Rugby League tonight suspended McCoy until August 5 for fighting in the St. George Newtown game at the Sydney Cricket Ground last Saturday. Referee Tom McMahon sent McCoy off four minutes before the end of the game after New town's captain Frank Farrell was knocked unconscious by a punch. Critics consider the suspension of McCpy, who is regarded as one of Australia's greatest cen tres, is a severe blow to Aus tralia's chance of winning the test. Asked to comment after the decision of the judiciary com mittee McCoy dejectedly shrug ged his shoulders and said 'I'll just spend the next weeks in training.' McCoy missed selection in the first and second tests because of injury.
Apex Raised £50 For Flood Found [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
[?] The Apex Club of Greater Woilongong has collected £50 for the Mayor of Greater Wollon gong's Flood Relief Appeal. The club has organ ised a separate appeal to be conducted in con junction witji the. City of Greater Wollongong's drive for subscnjitionsj A spokesman for the Apex Club yesterday urged people, to, make their, donations quickly, i Speaking or ;ne widespread devastation earned by the flp*pds|; he. said ?&00 people had - been.; affected, thousands of whon^ 'had^ lost 'their' homes- and were iiri'- ' employed. j Donations to the appeal can] be ma'de~erther't6'^ the club's trea*- 1 srirer, Mr. Q, McKeith, Box ? 149, ] \Vollpngbngi ' or ' direct :tp'l the Flood Appeal, Fund, Town Hall, Wollongpng'. ' - Additional dpnatlons to the Mayor's Flood: Relief Appeal are: Previously ' ackriow ' ledg'ed .. , ; - .. 156 6, 0 P. Hines and Son, Wol longong .. .'. .'; 2 2 0 E; Haiison, Wollongong l o' 0, J. -Barrett, Wollohgong 10 0-'- j.. Rawlinson, Wooriona 10 0 . iVTr-!. tsra...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
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SOUTH COAST RAINFALL [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
SOUTH COAST RAINFALL . 'South, Coast'V'rairifail' registra-. tipji. for. tlae 48-ho.\ir perio^' 'end-.. Ing 9 a.m.' Monday:. Camden 3, Picton 2, Woiibrigbng 9,' Robert son 13, B.owral; 10, . Moss Vale 7, Sutton Forest 4, Kiama 8, Berry . 10, ? Npw^a 7, Crookh^yen 12; Jei-vis Bay 19, Braidwbod 14) Araluen 4, Moruya Heads 2, ^ort Kembia 3, B.ega 18, Eden 22. \
The Tides [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
- The Meg ; FpJ-loying are. ' the 'tipieji for 'highl and1 lp-\y \yqter in-. bhl,^ dis. trict'' today : High' - water °lf.59 ;a.mTj height '4 feet l' Mnch; 11.12 ' p.nui height 5~'fee't 6' inches., Liow' wateT 5.56 'aM.j 'height 7 inches; 5.39 'p.m;, 'height 1 foot . 6 in-^ies(.
PUBLIC ADDRESS SYSTEM PRESENTED TO CORRIMAL PUBLIC SCHOOL [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
PUHtIC ADDRESS SYSTEM . ? PRESENTED TO- y ' C0RRIMAL PUBLIC SCHOOL The Assembly Hall at the Corrimal Public School was ; packed to capacity when the Resident of the Corrimal Par ents and Citizens' Association (Mr. G. Sheppard) formally handed over the. public address system, already installed in the school, to the District Inspec tor 'of Schools (Mr; F. - Cow burn), who was asked to accept it' on behalf ' of the Department of Education. ' The 'Secretary of the Associa tion (Mr.' W.'Ma^cordj gave an account r of the' details ''of the system, and 'spoke ' highly of the work of the- Women's Aux-r iliary, Tyhose-. members, he s^id, .'-'have given the 'Corrimal - P.; an^l C. A§spci%tlon in|jpiratlon and courage*.' ' ' ' * ? . M?. Cfowburn, In accepting the set,' said 'it 'now' officiaHy be? longed ^ to. the Education : De-; paytment,. ? -its, 'mainten-: ance. y: -y,;. '.* He stated- the - equipment in stalled at- the Corrimal school was: far in advance of- qrdinao' radio and would assist...
Resisted Police; Used Indecent Language Fined [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
Resisted Police; Used Indecent Languaffe Fined; A 24-years-old labourer who preferred to go dancing rather than be charged with offensive behaviour appeared before Mr. J. Fleeman, S,;m., in Wollongong Court of Petty Sessions yester day on two more charges of indecent language and resisting a constable. He was Mervyn George Min ett, of Wilford Street, Corrimal. Constable C. D. McKenssie^ 'of WaUfiSSdQSt he Mlnett'' outside the Soictier.s' Hail, Churc-li Street, on Saturday night. He was struggling with an other man, and Constable Mc .Kenzie \yas told he had been ejected from the hall. ' ?' ?; Minett ; was taken, into, cusr' -tody an4 ledVup7'C,fiurclv: Street; towards the police 'station. . Suddenly, crying 'I want to go to a dance', he struck Con-, stable McKenzie in the face, '^nd' used , the'.. ' ..indecent, language wnicn generauy inaipateci cnao he 'did.' riot! desire to go to vilie golice station. '; yy He threw himself down on' the ground, stpod up, and was Ushered off to the ...
LABOURER'S REMAND ON TWO CHARGES [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
LA^QljiRER'S QN TWO CflMGES In Wollongong Court of Petty 'Se'ssions^ryester*da'yi -W-i l'Mp.n'; Bruce' Wilson', 20,; labourer, o ^itz^efal'dc'Street/' Oriii.'.-'i'. ' - P.ear'ed 'before Mr. .J.' Fleeman S.Ml,' on'two charges of-- breakr ing and entering. ' - . - . ?„ wiiison was cnapgea -, wkii ?having broken into a,ri p'ttipe,..in j-H'er. /i.-iajeat.y!s,. Arc^d.e, Syqn^y, on June 11.. and stpien ,-ijipney ; and: goods /valued, at. f22.: -? I I' ;He was. also charged, with toreaking and.; entering. Rogers' Rty. Ltd.,' '... of: Goulburn, arifl stealing pipes, - cigarettes, wal lets: and; other, goods -valued; :at £20. - ' y;! ? He vwas remanded to a.pp.e'ar at. dentral. Court- 'of Pettyy S6? sipns on July 6. , v Bail was refused.
Wollongong Pensioners' Assn. 14th Birthday [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
Wollongong Pensioners' Assn. 14tli Birthday Over 200 members attended the . 14th birthday meeting and ; dinner of the Woliongong Oi5 I Age and Invalid Pensioners' Association in the Friendly So- | cieties' Hall, Wollongong. j Mr. M. Hill, President, was in the chaiiv The deaths of Mr; W. Pearc'e (Mount- Keira) and Mi-. Gittings (Wollongong) were reported since Hast . meeting, and mem bers stood as' # mark' of re spect. ?... '' - ? ; The Secretary was instructed to,-. pro.cuj;e 20 dozen copies 'of t revised rule; 'books. ' ' During the:.social part. pf the; afternoon the -foliowiiigv -toasts i were', proposed '.'G-he -King,'!- 'by the - Chairman ; '.'Our' A^socia- ; tiori,'; 'by ^Mr.' J.' Matthews, reV spond^d 'to'''fby Mr. J. Coltmari, aiv original 'member; and 'Ab- sent Members,' proposed by Mr. Malloy. Mrs. Appleby presented a birthday cake, which she later cut, members ? each receiving a piece. '. A '.birthday cake was also do nated- iby: Mrs. Green of Bal goWnie.- ' . ?' ;'-*y' ...