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Port Kembla Wolf Cubs Visit Newcastle [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
Port Kembla Wolf Cubs Visit Newcastle Port Kembla Wolf Cubs ir charge of Cubmaster J. Elliot' and Scouters Mervyn Ferguson Claude Walker, Shirley Simpsor and ? Nadine Cowan recently visited the Mayfield Wolf Cubs weaving wonongong on tho 8.50 train, the trip to Newcastle was enjoyed by all. Mayfielc' Cubmaster George Heward met them and took them to the May field clubroom, where they met their hosts and departed with the Cubs With whom they were billetted, for tea. Saturday evening was spent at games and a party at 3rd May field clubroom bv some 75 Cubs. 10 Scouters, and a number of, parents. An excellent evening was enjoyed by all despite an accident to Port iCcmhla's 'Grey Brother', who slipped in a game and broke his right arm. 'Grey Brother' displayed outstanding courage throughout the waiting for 1 the ambulance and during the setting of his 'arm. wn ouuuay morning, louowmg a Cubs' Service at St. Andrew's. Chul'ch of England; a visit was made to Glen'rock . Traitiing Camp. .The...
LABOR CRITICAL OF FAILURE TO CONSULT PARLT. ON KOREA [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
LABOR CRITICAL OF FAILURE TO CONSULT PARLT. ON' KOREA CANBERRA, Tuesday. ? — The Executive of the j Federal Parliamentary Labor Party, scheduled to meet in Canberra tomorrow, is expected to de cide to make firm demands on the Government that in future it should consult the wishes of Par liament before sending Australian fighting men into a shooting war. The executive is also expected to prepare a case demanding Government assurances of full projection In the form of pen-' sions and compensation for men wounded in. battle and depen dents' of those1 killed. ; »V ; ; ; An Opposition spokesman said today it. was hoped Mr. iMenzisfc would make available to' the Op position for consideration by the : executive the main contents of the' statement and: any resolu tion he proposed to place: before Parliament.' ' - . He ' added, . however, that . Mr. Menzies had not - yet given' any indication that- he would follow this .course; Although - demanding ; safe guards, Labor s is expected ' to end...
Suspended Sentence For Yugoslav [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
Suspended Sentence For Yugoslav A Yugoslav New Australia! Was given a suspended sentend! of one' month's gaol, in Wollon gong Court of f'etty Session: yesterday, when ho pleaded guilty to stealing a camera, a brief case and clothing from his' room mate at the migmn hostel, 'Five Islands Road, llnan Jerra, last Tuesday. ?He whs Hans ICossar, o- lab ourer. Police . alleged that Kossai stole the articles, which were valued at £35, and sold them in Sydney for £7. . ' ? Through an interpretei', Kos ,/iar said he. .'.'would not take a judge and jury,' and elected to be,, dealt with -by Mr. J. Flee .nan, S.M. He added that -he was guilty, 'knew it, arid would mnki rood.' The Police ?' Prosecutor (Ser jeant W. J. Smith)' said Kossai had no previous convictions. The month's gaol was sus pended upon his entering into a £20 bond to -be of good be haviour for two y6ars.' ' He was also ordered to pay £35 compensation to the owner of the stolon goods at the rate of £5 a week, and £2/2/- inter pre...
Cokeworkers Resume Pending Conference [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
, Cokeworkers Resume Pending Conference T.vehty-four employees of the Federal Coke Works, 'Wollon gong, will- resume work .today pending a conference between the management, Mr. W. F. Mc Nally, of ? the . Southern ' Coal' Owners' Association, : and South ern District .Miners'. Federation .officials. , . . Employees at the coke works, 'stopped work on Monday after a dispute' with the management over' a break for 'washing-up time' at 11.50 a.m. . ? Southern Miners' ; President (Mr. W.' Parkinson) said''' yester- day, it- had been ' a 'l6rigr..;'estgb- lished. custom and practice'.1'.' - ' Discussing : the proposed\coft ference on the dispute ?' sched uled for /today, ' Mr. ? Parkinson said : : 'The Southern District has ] no intention^, of, giving ;.up any of .its conditions, or; customs land ?will .use, any measur.es jiecgssary l to maintain them.' - ' 4'. 1
£5 FINE FOR SPEEDING [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
£5 FINE FOR SPEEDING Thomas Latimer, of Wollon gong, was Aned £5, with 30/ costs- in Wollongong - Court of '?Petty Sessions ytsterday when he pleaded guilty to -having ex ceeded . the .-. speed limit 'in ;':his truck, oh Prince's -Highway,: Unahderra, on February 10. - Mi\ J. ? 'Fleeman, S.AI., . was told' Latiiher had travelled- at Jr6m;'48':t(i 50 m-p/h.' While carry ing a loa'd oi OVer 11 tons
DEFENCE COUNCIL TO REVIEW AUSTRALIA'S PART IN KOREAN WAR [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
DEFENCE COUNCIL TO REVIEW AUSTRALIA'S PART IN KOREAN WAR CANBERRA, Tuesday. — Prob- | able future Australian participa tion in the Korean war will be discussed at the Defence Council meeting, at Canberra tomorrow. I Should the American authori ties seek further Navy, Army or Air Force support in, Korea, the defence Council will decide Gov ernment reaction. The Government, it was auth oritatively' ' learned tonight, has not yet received any request from America for the use of B.C.O.F.. troops in Korea. I ; A special meeting of Cabinet en -Thursday morning will ratify the . decisions of . the Defence Council. . s . ?*V- ' ? . ' ~ ' The Defence Council :is com posed of; the Minister for the Army and .Navy ' (Mr. Francis), the -Prime;. Minister ' (Mr; Men zies) and the /heads of the three fighting services. ; Australian ,:forces participating ?in. .the Korean war and -their: de-' pendents will be covered be ? re patriation benefits, :. the . Govern ment spokesman said, s-.:
BRIDEGROOM FLEW FROM MELBOURNE [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
BRIDEGROOM FLEW . FROM MELBOURNE At the Church of England, Port Kembla, Irma Joy Thomas, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Thomas, of Bellambi, wore white embossed organdi and a headdress finished with a long flowing veil at her wedding with ?fetiy-umcer moniy oui, oi me Royal Australian Navy. The bridegroom is the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Colin Bill, of Lawarra Street, -Port Kembla. He flew from Melbourne the pre ceding afternoon. Coleen Bill, sister of the bride groom, and Nola Thomas,' sister of the bride, acted as brides maids, wearing pink figured or gandi with matching hats . and bouquets. ' '? Mr. 'Norman Barnes was best man. The . bridegroom's mother, in lilac crepe with black accesso ries, a spray of orchids and a grey fur cape, received 120 guests. The bride's mother was absent through .illness. The honeymoon was spent on the Blue Mountains, the bride travelling in a cherry-red suit with navy accessories.
Americans In Action In South Korea [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
Americans In Action In South Korea SOUTH KOREA, Tuesday (A.A.P.-Reuter). — American ground troops went into action against North Korean forces late last night for the first time, General Douglas MacArthur announced today. '? : : ! Meanwhile North Korean forces have captured Suwon. One engagement is near Su won and unconfirmed reports say Americans have also gone into action at Musmang, 45 miles east of Suwon. I Twenty-five thousand North] Korean troops with tanks are' pushing southwards towards the' American ground forces. Suwon, with its ' strategic air field, fell into Communist hands today and tanks have entered the village. The South Korean military headquarters were hastily evacu ated. The South Koreans are re reported to have put up a stiff fight on the approaches -to Su won, but evacuated the town ac cording to plan. The North Korean massing of troops is described as the most efficient concentration yet, to re sume the southward drive. A United Press report says American troo...
'Peace In United Democracies' [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
'Peace In United Democracies' SYDNEY, Tuesday.— Another great war could be prevented only if all the democracies came much more closely together than at present, the Minister for Na tional Development (Mr. Casey) said - today. Mr. Casey was addressing the ?Rotary Club at its American In dependence Day luncheon. There was not very much hope for world peace if the British Democracies and America did hot draw closer together, he said. 'I believe there is every sign of Britain and America again converging to integration.' This, J think, is coming about very rapidly. Unless America con tinues to maintain her lead among the Democracies and re ceives every aid from the other Democracies, you can almost toss a coin about the future of the world,' Mr. Casey said.
Train Service Almost Back To Normal [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
W.V.V.V.V.V.V.V.VAV Traiii Service Almost Back To Normal SYDNEY, Tuesday. — The Commissioner for Railways (Mr. F. C. Garside) announ ced today that the lllawarra line services had returned al most to normal now that trains could be run at night. Mr. Garside said, however, the air-conditioned train be tween. Sydney and Nowra would not be run until Mon day wetek (July 17). In the meantime a lighter train, with a buffet service, would oper ate. .- - u,.V.V.V.V.,,VA'AV.V.V.
DRIVER ESCAPES INJURY WHEN CAR OVERTURNS [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
DRIVER ESCAPES INJURY WHEN CAR OVERTURNS ? The driver of a car which overturned on the Prince's High way near Helensburgh yesterday escaped with minor injuries. He is Ailko Omlo, 26, of Clif ford Street, Manly. He told police he was round ing, a Dena wnen ms car skhkicu in the loose gravel and over turned. A passing motorist brought him -to Wollongong for medical attention. ' He received abrasions to the arms arid face. .
No Sea Cadet Parade on Friday [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
No Sea Cadet Parade on Friday Cadets of the training .. ship ?Beatty are „ advised that, there will be no -parade on] Friday night. - The Drill Hall te 'belng used for military purposes'. ?7^'-' Instruction next Saturclay wilf foe as follows: New -eft tries: Knots, bends and hitches. Ord inary Seamen: Revisions. Last week . Navy League . cadets N. Grubb, I. Makih and W. Boyle were elevated to the senior section, \ now known as the Austrailan Sea Cadet Corps, and will continue their training as ordinary seanien.' Boya between ihor siges of 13 and 17 who would 'like to join the depot as cadets are asked to 'register- ai- the Depot), care the Drill Hall, Harbour Street, Wollcmgoiig, any /Friday night Ji* Saturday afternoon. ? Uni foriiis are issued free on per manent loan.
SEDGMAN LOST SET TO LARSEN [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
SEDGMAN LOST SET TO LARSEN LONDON, Tuesday (A.A.P.).— Australian tennis champion Frank Scdgman lost a set to San Francisco left liander Art Lar sen at Wimbledon yesterday be fore bad conditions halted play at two-all in the second set of their battle to reach the semi finals of the men's singles title. Tr» i-Un nnnrtflr-finftl Bill Talbert took the first set 6-3 from fellow-American Budge Patty but lost the second 6-4 before play was stopped in the third set with Patty leading 5-2. After a hold-up of more than four and a half hours because of rain Sedgman and Larsen began their battle on the Centre Court with the stands only a third full. Just before they came on to the court , in. very poor , visibility which .made the lights on thei electric .-scoreboard almost dazz- | ling, the crowd had given . a slow handclap, at the nonap pearance of the two players after the umpire and officials had been standing about on the court. Sedgman was one set down with' the score 2-2 in the 'second ...
SPORT DEGRADED [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
SPORT DEGRADED IF THE VISITS of international sport ing teams are supposed to cement friendly relationships between the people of the two nations whose sides compete, the current series of the English Rugby League is a howl ing failure. There is fault on both_ sides. It is a dis courtesy that does them no credit and is by no means typical of the friendly Queensland spirit if people on the streets haye 'dKipped' fihe Englishmen to the point of. hostility. And it is a pity the Queensland Rugby League could find no less drastic and challenging method of dealing with Bradshaw's alleged offences than to suspend him. This is making international League history in a very Un pleasant way. Tempers become frayed in football and allowance should be 'made, especially for a guest. - ' BUT THIS PACT does hot exonerate the Englishmen. It used to be a tradition of all sport — not only of cricket — that the referee's ruling was right and final, even if it was wrong. The Englishmen, even to the team ...
Ward Critical Of Bradshaw's Suspension [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
Ward Critical Of Bradshaw's Suspension ?BRISBANE, Tuesday. — -English Rugby League captain, Ernest I Ward today described the sus pension of half back Tommy Bradshaw by tho Queensland management committee' as a 'coyer up''- for the referee; Frank Ballard. , I Bradshaw arid front1 row for ward, Ken Clee, were sent off the field during last Saturday's sec ond test for . allegedly using ob scene language in commenting on Ballard's decisions. , . ,. : The Queensland Rugby .Lea gue management cpmmitiee ? last night suspended Bradshaw .for jfcS'ft matches,., but only: cautioned. Gee.- - - - ' '-r - y.::_ ? Bradshaw wili 'be; ;able to' play again against Ipswich ' next ' Sat urday. V' ?? -..,..;'7 Ballard accused Bradshaw. of haying called him 'a. ^ -pirate.'?; Ward, said.' today he. was flab bergasted by the committee's de cision., ? , ,. 'I would . not stand for a play er-punching or kicking, but to suspend a player for talking of even for using abusive language has astonished me. 'I can...
Junior Tennis Titles Off This Week-end [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
Junior Tennis Titles Off - This Week-end Owing| to wet weather the South Coast tennis champion ships were delayed, and' to help finalise these it has been deel' ded not to hold Junior tennis championships this week-end, A special meeting of the Junior Tennis Committee -Will be held tonight, when arange ments will be finalised for . the holding of trials for the coach ing school. i' As ell trials in New South Wales must be held before the ; end of July, it is possible that the trials , for Wollongong, Gam-', deii,' .Berrima and Kangaroo Valley will 'take place .in Wol longong on or abc-ut July 23. ? L-The school wiH ? consist of about 25 juniors. Wollongong and I*ort Kembla wil be., en titled to 10 boys and three girls ?between the ages of 14 and 17 years. The remainder of the school will come from the other centres mentioned, iri addition to the Near South . Coaist. A class for instructors will commence on Friday night, August 25, at 7.45 -p.m. The lec ture will consist of (a) coach...