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COURAGE [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
COURAGE Jack Hassen could not cope with the boxing ability of the cheeky, chin - jutting Freddie Dawson in Sydney, recently, but he gave a great exhibition of courage and toughness. Police advised the referee to stop the' bout in the seventh round in favor of the American negro.
Sound Team To Meet England [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
Meet England ; (By Alan J. Gibbons) The team to represent Combined Groups 6 and 7 to play Rugbj League against the Englishmen on the Wollongong Showground on Wednesday, July 1.9, contains few surprises. It is a good combination of hard-playing, forceful footballers, capable of giving the visitors a fight fqr the game. In selecting Jacky O'Connell as full-back I think the selectors made a reasonable move. O'Con nell. gave, as good a display 'as the other full-backs who piay.ed in either of the twjo games 0,0 Sunday. Although not brilliant, he was at all 'tifnes safq, and when he ran his'backline into position his place in the team was assured. He was slightly, pff form as far as his kicking was concerned', but he can be a prolific goal7 kicker when required. Bruce Smith 1^1 the side it is doubtful whether he wili b,e giyen a_ kick in the big game in any ease. O'Connell is a versatile young athlete. On Sundays, he turns out for the Corrimal League Club, while on Saturdays he plays the...
Germans To Try Ilse Koch [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 4 July 1950
Germans To Try Ilse Koch &nbsp; (From ROBERT PETTY, A Reuter Correspondent in Bavaria) A German court— four judges &nbsp; and a German jury of 12 — will soon have an opportunity to prove &nbsp; or disprove that the red-haired &nbsp; widow Ilse Koch is one of the worst women the world has ever known. &nbsp; An Allied War Crimes Court &nbsp; sentenced her to life imprison- &nbsp; ment for her behaviour at the Buchenwald concentration camp while her husband! since executed by. the Nazis, was commandant ? there. The evidence against her . ajjpalled civilised people,, and , they .were., again appalled when CJfeneral Lucius D. Clay as Aniei i,- ? ? c:an Military, Governor of Ger many . .reduced the sentence . to four years. &nbsp; &nbsp; ;Koch, now aged 43, was re- . leased last autumn on pomplet ing the four years. .- Then the Germans arrested her. They have prepared an indictment nearly 150 pages long, arranged to c...
Three Maids At Port Wedding [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
Three Maids At Port Wedding One of the prettiest weddings seen in Port Kembla took place when Miss Shirley Howarth, second daughter of-Mr. a'n'd Mrs. L. ? Howarth, of Wentworth Street, Port Kembla, married Mr. Allan McGregor, only son of the late Mr. and Mrs. McGregor, of Coraki, North Coast. Miss Howarth chose a gown of while bridal satin and Chantilly lace, made on classical lines, a long veil of embroidered tulle forming a train. Tuberoses, orchids and hyacinths— all white — composed her bouquet. There were three bridesmaids — Miss Elaine Howarth, sister of the bride, Shirley Ballinger and Valerie Scifleet — dressed in silk spotted net over taffeta, in shades of pale pink, pale green and pale blue, respectively. They wore hats of the same material, with floral trimmings. .. Margaret Tucker was flower girl, wearing a small edition of the bridesmaids' frocks, in gold. She carried a posy of large purple violets. Mr. Merv Daley was best man. The bride's mother, in navy blue flat crep...
80 Guests At Reception [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
80 Guests At Reception The Presbyterian Church, Port Kembla, was the scene of a pretty . wedding on Saturday when Gloria Harvey, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. Harvey, of x Wentworth Street, Port ? Kembla, was married to Mr. Ross Willmot, only son of Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Willmot. . The bride looked most attrac tive in a .- dress of soft, peachy satin, made with long sleeves, Peter Pan neckline and pleated side drapes. A. dainty three-tier veil . was secured by a crescent of tuberoses, repeated, with car nations, in the bouquet. . Two bridesmaids supported the bride — Marie Willmot' and Nola Arbalaster, wearing mauve taffeta arid lace, with picture hats of ? tulle. Their bouquets were of violets and carnations.;' 'A receptipn ',to' 80' guests was held : in , 'cbe . Band Hall.*- After wards the'1 Souple'' left: for Coolangatta, the bride travelling in a blue-grey suit. The future home of Mr. and Mrs. Willmot will be in Katoomba.
Accident Victim's Condition Still Serious [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
Accident Victim's : Condition . I Still Serious r The condition' of. Mrs:-'' Betty Brennan, of Wentworth Street, Port Kembla, who was seriously injured ' when the' car in' which she was' a passenger, was in- J volved in a collision with' a motor - lorry, near Helensburgh on Monday ? evening,, was ? re ported-' - last night '? as . being ^'serious, but not- dangerous'.' ?' ' 'iMrs. Brennan's husband,. Mr. J. C. Brennan, and his grand mother, Mrs. Alice , Courtney, were killed in the accident.
New Accommodation Needed At Technical College [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
New Accommodation Needed Al Technical College At the annual prize distribution of the Wollongong Technical College, the Principal of the college (Mr. R. E. Dunbar) said ac commodation at the college was generally in adequate and sub-standard, apart from the departments of automotive mechanics, boiler making, fitting and machining, and welding. He stated another laboratory was needed for metallurgy at the diploma level and at least one extra room for each of the engineering diploma depart ments. A new Technical College was needed for the increased num ber of students. ' Mr. Dunbar, said the number of students had increased from 1000 in 1938; to 1914 this year— almost, a 100 per cent.- increase. ? He predicted that before 1960 university ? courses would be I available in the district. ' The Assistant Director of Technical Education ' (Mr. Muhro) said the new pre-fabrl-. cated houses, which the Govern ment planned to import,- could well be used for outside tech nical education centres;...
Corrimal Mothers Plan Novel Entertainment [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
Corrintal Mothers Plan Novel Entertainment Members of the Corrimal Iri f ants' School Mothers' Club are planning a novel afternoon at the School on Saturday, July 15.' -The'^entertainmeht -will -take the form of at able-setting cbm petition— for a. chiidren,'s' party; e ng a g e m e n t, 3yelcome-home, 21st birthday, 1 and so on. There will -be /prizes -for . the most' ipopular; table (gaining the high est number of votes) and for the 'best-set table. , ; Members are undertaking to represent various classes. in the competition, and ? ,the class which makes the- -most money will 'benefit .by some gift for the classroom. - There- will' be .-musical items and afternoon tea, .
LEG INJURED BY BARROW [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
f LEG INJURED BY ! BARROW ' f;,A-}labqurer on a construction job at A'J.S., Port Kembla, suf fered an injury to his left leg when a wheelbarrow of cement fell on him yesterday. He was Edward Sepman, of ? the Steel haven Hostel, Pdrfc Kembla. Sepman was taken to the Wol longong District Hospital by the lllawarra District Ambulance | service.
S.M. Dismisses Driving Charge Against Motorist [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
S.M. Dismiss^ Driving Charge Against Motorist Without hearing the comple tion of the police case, Mr. J. Fleeman, S.M., dismissed a charge of driving urider the iri uenca of - liquor against John Thothas Smith', of Wollongong. in Wollohgong Court of Petty Sessiohs yesterday. Smith, a 45 year-old carpenter, was also, charged with being an unlicensed driver. His utility was 'involved in a. collision with a car in Corrimal Street, Wollohgong, on March 10. . ? -, ? .. While -he- was- exartiining the 'damage the utility'' rolled down a. hill and' raii into another car. .Constable E. A..' 'Policy, .'of Wollohgong,- told. Mr. '.'Fleeman- .''.hat,- when interviewed at the ?scene. -of this ' accident, - Smith ' had beeh. unsteady on his feet, his -breach smelt of liquor, his 1 eyes were 'bloodshot and- his ? speech was thick. ?; - , j ,/He said he. had been 'at. the ] Harp 'Hotel- that afternoon.. ; He had clung to 'the 'banister as he descended -stairs' at -'-th-. Police Station, and, when ...
Mainly About People [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
Mainly About People Mr. and Mrs. W. Ausburn en tertaned a number of young people at their home in Noel Street, Wollongong, on the oc casion of the 21st birthday of their daughter Nola. Nola re ceived many gifts and ;best wishes;- from hGr-frien'ds;v Her, father's gift is :;a - trip 'to^Eng laftd--nvhicJi'^U3!ventifie.tl6-.n«xt March,' when she will yyisit her brother Ken and his wife? ★' * ★ Mrs. E. Carpenter, of Lake Avenue, East Corrimal, accom panied by her two sons, Graham and Noel, is spending two months' holiday in the warmer climate of Rockhampton, Queensland. Mr. Frank Wiseman has re turned to his home at Mt. Keira I from the Concord .Military Hos-' pital, much improved in 'health. Mrs. Zadie Stanger, of Wol longong, is leaving shortly to make her. .home in Sydney.' 'Mr. and. Mrs. N G r.ey p-f.-.P o r t Kembla, .-are receiving congratu lations' upon the birth qi -their -'first child, a daughter^'So.'. be called Christine.'i'v '- ' '''-f '' ★ ★ ★ Mr. and Mrs. E. Chilbey, of M...
P. & C. GIVES WARRAWONG SCHOOL FILM PROJECTOR [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
P. & C. GIVES WARRAWONG SCHOOL FILM PROJECTOR . At a picture night; held in ? y/arrawong Hall the president'bf the Warrawbhg Parents and Cftiiens (Mr.: W. Hahklns) handed a projector to the head master of the Warrawong Pub lic Sch66l (Mr. Aiisteh- who ac cepted it on behalf of the Edu cation Department. As Warrawong Was classed as being out of the coal area by the Coal Board and therefore not entitled to receive a projector the P. and C. Association de'^ elded to create a 'Pt'o.lector Fund' knd Were ably assisted by a generous donation of f 100 from the ; Australian;.: Iron and Steel Co., Port Kembla.' 1 A further contribution ? of £100 ? was presented from a commlttM I represented by Mrs. Badger and I the balance was donated by Warrawong- residehts;: , .-,. , . ?The -iirojectQr Is.-tb- he , used at Warrawong Sdhobl ' for. the education' of pUpils and, Ciiij addi tioni will be Used aS. a; mfedilim' for raising funds for amenities for the school. ? j The objective at present ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
DR. EDGAR BAIN TON Perhaps' there is not a musician in Australian more widely' arid popularly;, known as ,; Efr. Edgar Bairtton. For al number, of years Dr. Bainfori Was Director of the N.Si.W. ^Cphservatdriuiri of Music and Cc-ridu6tbr .of .the Sydney Synlphciny Orchestra. Dr. Baintori graciously accept ed the. invitation . of the llla warra' Symphony Orchestra to a°t &s Guest Conductor for the Orchestral Concert, to be' Held on .the .17th: 'july next in the 'Civic' Theatre,. , and/ lovers of muBic are cordially . ; invited to extend their patronage' to this coricert in appreciation of Dr. Bainton's visit. Koservatlons may be made at MacArtdre\v's,-s--Advt. - i '
Model of B.B.C.'s Proposed "Radio City" in London [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
Model of B.B.C.'s Proposed ^Radio City' in London The new headquarters of the British Broadcasting Commis sion are to be built on' a 13-acre site in Shepherd's Bush, Lon ♦ don. It is claimed that the new 'Radio City' will bo the most up-to-date structure in the . world, with priority given to television. The estimated cost is be t.w e e n £4,000,000 and £5,000,000, and it is hoped to complete the first half by 1952. The picture shows a model of the scheme.
East Corrimal Progress Assn. Elects Officials [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
East Corrimal rrogress Assn. Elects Officials monthly meeting : of the Cot'rinial East Progress) Asso ciatiion was held ill the East Gorriitial Hall. Business included election of. officers, drawing of . Progress hamper, discussion on the ^con dition of roads, bus. time, -tables, and -reports -from the amenities committee arid film couhcii. Election of officers resulted: President, '..Mr..'' A.. . fWatchers; y.lc;e-P r -g s id ,-'e nti,'^ 7 H. Mclienry; Secretary, ,Mt'f E. Carpenter.; ; Treasurei1, :' iMr. J. Harririiah ; . ? Publicity .' .Officer, Mrs. A. Harriman. . The hamper . Was -Won. aby Mckfet .^ !toy;-.Mrs'. Reilly, -33 .'Station, Street, Corri mal.' '.j. r-'.-;. 4-.' i;--. '. ' Th&rika 'l\v«rer-'expre!89'e'd to all SvhO ?. supported the .'hamper.. £1 \v^''db'iiaV4d:'tb '.th'fe'.Vv'pitOfigbhg. Mayor's ? 'Flood 'Victims' Relief | Fund.
T.B. Examinations May Be Compulsory In Federal Capital [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
T.B. Examinations May Be Compulsory In Federal Capital CANBERRA, Tuesday: — Exam- ination for tuberculosis will be compulsory in A.C.T. if the Min ister for Health. (Sir Earl Page) approves of a draft ordinance agreed to by the Advisory Coun cil today. The Ordinance pro vides for notification by' medi cal practitioners of persons , suf tering or oenevea to De- sutrer ing from T.B., so that they may be compulsorily examined. It also gives power to require all or any person over 14 years of age to submit themselves for radiological examination of the lungs.
Colourful Scene At Wollongong Annual Catholic Ball [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
Colourful Scene At Wollongong Annual Catholic Ball A canopy of asparagus fern trails dotted with tawny flowers and baskets of fern and red pop pies on the pillars, blending attractively with the soft green walls, formed the decoration at the Southern Cross Hall last night for the Wollongong annual Roman Catholic Ball* More than 300 attended the ball, which' was characterised by colourful ? frockings and good dance music. ? Ballerina length frocks of' tulle, often strewn with' sequins; seemed .ng most popular choice. Highlight of the eve, ling was the . prpsent-aion ' of the debu? t-antes. With a roll'.. of. drums the red carpet was spread down, the hall and the official' party ;ntered by the main door. . First came Right Rev. Moh signor Bond, P.P.V.F., of Syd ney, to whom the deubta'ntes were presented, his purple robes 'orming a vivid splash of colour. - Accompanying him wa', Mfs. r. Hanley, President of the ?onvmitteo, wearing a drdped black crepe frock covered with a silver fox c...