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Softball Leaders Clash Tomorrow [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
Softball Leaders Clash Tomorrow In the softball matches ar ranged for this week-end tlie j two leading teams play each other, while the two lower teams also meet. A win by either of the lower Iteams would put them up on level rungs of the competition ladder with the team ahead of them. Keira, the competition leaders, will play Coniston. These two are in iront at one moment, wisn Keira as the leader by two ?points. If Coniston can defeat the favourites they would move up to join the leaders. In the other match Wollon gong play Meurants. The posi tion of these two teams is simi lar to those of the leading two. Wollongong are two points in front of Meurants. Both games will be played at Stuart Park, commencing at 10.30.
"Gap" Nearly Claims Constable In Struggle [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
'Gap' Nearly Claims Constable In Struggle SYDNEY, Friday. — A young police constable nearly fell over the Gap at Watson's Bay today while struggling with a 20years old girl on the edge of the cliff. He is Constable John Walker, of Vaucluse Police Station. Constable Walker had tried to coax the girl inside the safety fence, and as soon as he touched her she began strug gling. - - ? Both were in danger of falling over the sheer drop to the rocks several- hundred feet below. . Two Eastern Suburbs Ambu lance men went to Walker's as sistance, an'd together they over powered the girl and carried her to safety. Later, at Vaucluse Police Sta tipn, a 20-years-old woman was charged with attempted suicide' and taken to the Reception House, . ? '
Third Placing In State Cabinet For Evatt [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
In State Cabinet For Evatt SYDNEY, Friday. — Former Minister for Housing and now Chief Secretary (Mr . Clive Evatt) has been given third, place in seniority in the McGirr Cabinet, which was sworn in today by the Governor (Sir John Northcott.) Mr. Evatt just scraped in in the ballot for Ministers, but he has been allotted the portfolio of Chief -Secretary and has de prived the Attorney-General (?Mr. Martin )of his extra ap pendage as Minister for Co operative Societies. He has also been given the responsibility of Assistant Treasurer. His surprise placing, as third senior -Minister - is stated to have' its- . explanation in his loyalty yto . the Premier .'(Mri McGirr.) \ : ' It ,was 'through Mr,. Evatt that^iir.;' Mc.Glrr*: ascended' .to the ..'Premiership and ? he Vis ' known'' to'' -have' -' been the only Minister who 'kept in touch' with .Mr. .McGirr during the crisis some months ago when it appeared that Mr. McGirr was losing his grip on the No. 1 job. ... 'SHOCKD COLLEAGUES.' Th...
Jap. Doctor Told "Make Human Bear's Stomach" [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
Jap. Doctor Told 'Make Human Bear's Stomach' LOS NEGR0S, Friday (AAP-Reuter). — - A Japanese medical officer told the War Crimes Court here today he had been ordered by a senior Kempei Tai officer to make him a human 'bear's stomach' from the bodies of two Australian pri i soners of war about to be executed. The allegation was made by Yoshihiro Kitamura, who, with Lieut.- General Fusataro Tcshima and .four .other .Japanese, .is charged with the murder of two R.A.A.F. prisoners at Idore in 1944. Yoshihiro Kitamura and Sec jnd-Lieut. Tadao Taura are sep arately charged with the mutila tion of the dead. In a statement made at Su gamo Prison, Tokyo, in 1948, and tendered today, Yoshihiro Kita mura said he was ordered to at tend the execution. Before doing so -he saw Lieut.-Colonel Tani guchi, C.O. of the 10th Military Police unit, who died in Japan in 1947. After having been granted per mission on his own request to dissect the bodies of the pris oners after execution, Kitamura said Tan...
Bob Young Fit For Test Today [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
v.v.v.v.v.vv.v.v.v.v.'i Bob Young Fit For Test Today I JOHANNESBURG, Friday.— Bob Young, of Corrimal, passed a fitness test after a strenous work-out today, and will play for Australia in the second test -against South Africa here tomorrow. Tom Jack, however, failed to pass the test and will not play tomorrow. Cyril Nicholls, the only new comer in the team, will partner Drummond, while Kevin O'Neill has been moved to centre-half.
Cochrane Hopes To Increase Coal Output [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
Cochrane Hopes To Increase Coal Output BRISBANE, Friday. — The new Chairman of the Joint Coal Board (Mr. F. Cochrane) hopes to obtain a 50 per cent, increase in New South Wales coal 'out put in the next' five years. He said this today when he was tendered a civic farewell by the Lord Mayor (Aid. Chandler). Mr. Cochrane said Australia's industrial- prosperity rested on a tripod— 'comprising steel,' labour and coal. The plain fact was that the coal shortage, so accentuated by strikes, was mostly caused by the inability to get enough coal.
1,000,000 Children To Receive Free Milk [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
1,000,000 Children To ? Receive Free Milk CANBERRA , Friday. — The Common wealth Government has decided to provide free milk for every child 12 years of age or under attending schools, kindergartens, creches and nursery schools. The Minister for Health (Sir Earle Page) announced this today. 'This is the first step in our National Health Scheme,' said Sir Earle. He said the Federal Government would meet the en tire cost of the plan, which would be implemented by the States. A conference of State Minis ters for Health and Education with the Comnwnwealth Minis ters for Commerce, Agriculture and Health would be. called im mediately to implement a na tional health scheme to improve the nutrition of children by pro viding free milk, he said. Under the Government's pror posal, milk would be supplied to about 1,000,000 children. This would absorb an additional 7,000,000 gallons of milk. The total quantity of milk produced in Australia varied between 1,000 and 1,300 million gallons a year, s...
HIGH SPIRITS OUT OF CORINTHIAN [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
HIGH SPIRITS OUT' OF CORINTHIAN SYDNEY,. Friday. — High Spirits, early favourite for to morrow's Cofiritliiaii Handicap at Randwick, will not start. The httt-&6 IS fit, biit his fcbiiiiei'lidiis considered a hard run tomorrow on. a heavy track with 12.7 might affect iiim. Mr. H. Thompsonj .who had been engaged to ride. High + c ttrHl r»r*Ttr -rMo MooHnw Farm.: With most of the leading jockeys away, W. Cook has the ?pick of the mounts.' Philters have ^backed his mtJtirits Strlidly although 'fie has riot b'eeri siic-, cfe'ssful lately. i,ast start wiririer, ' Gallant Le'ader is d hot favOiii-ite for the July Handicap^ . ..Thunderer, favourite for the Triaii.Haridic'api also is at short odds. The; order of betting for ? the GtiHnthian Hahdic'jijS is: Amfiolo. ' ,Siiarillas,.i^r. Porter. , MeaSow 'Farm.' . ' . FlrejShip. , - THRfeB-YEAR-OLD HANDICAP ? OolSen Tan. ; Beati. Sandy. ? High Br'tiW. Nerscdt. JULY JUVENILE HANDICAP Gallant. Leader. . .. Ocean p'ririce* Tapoaki, Niran d...
LATEST ON DOOMBEN £10,000 [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
LATEST ON DOOMBEN £10.009 (By 'Scribe') After defeating Spcllmari, fa vourite for the Dooiribeii Cup, in a track gallop, Neville Sell wood's mount, Super Vaals, could easily , start favoiiriie. in tomor row's Doomben £10,000, which p'romises to be oiie of the most open in the history of tlie race j The former New Zeaiahder, ! Super Vaals, has riot started 1 since., running in the Auckland, Handicap. In April. ?jrne. engagement oi aenwood to ride the visitor will shorten his, price and in aii probability he | will challenge Rim Boy and Lucky Ring for - favouritism. These two' runners are at ? the moment at tHfe' head of. calcula- j tibns. ' ? . ; ?. ? - I - S^ilwodd ? had- ? the 1 choice rtf . many mounts and he must con sider Super Vaals to have* an litstandirig clia'iice iri the £10,006; . otherwise he , would ndt have accepted the ride. ' ! Lucky Ring ran a nail Into jils foot this, morning, but -the in jury is riot serious. His chances will not be. affected by the mis hap. ' I I ...
RANDWICK [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
RANDWICK Numbers before horses' names indicate finishing positions. 0 denotes not in first nine. Blank indi cates horse has riot raided. * Indicates liorse lias not started in past three months. 1.0 A.J.C. Corinthian Hep. lm. 1st, £490, plus £100 trophy and sweepstakes; 2nd. £140; 3rd, £70: ? ? Gate start. 151 HIGH SPIRITS (5), 12-7, Mi-. H. Thompson 1 211 BILARILLA (4), 10-4 Mr. M. Makin 2 112 MR. PORTER (11), 10-2 .. Mr. R. Moses 3 053 AMBOLO (6), /10-2 ? Mr. E. Coates 4 630 MEADOW FARM (2). 10J-1 .. Mr. F. Burt 5 139 STRATHVALE (1), 9-13 .. Mr. A. Aldridge 6 111 FIRE SHIP (3), 9-13 .. -Mr. S. Graharii 7 430 FRESTEEM .(101, 9-7 ? ? ? 0 030 CONSTANT VALLEY (7), 9-7, Mr. P. Quinlan 9 250' STONY (8). 9-7 ; .. Mr. N. Veeeh 10 004 HIGH SHELL (9), 9-7 ? ? .. ? : 11 1.30 . 3-Y.Q. QuaEty Hep. lm. 'lstr,', ;£:560/iand sweepstakes; 2nd, £160; 3rd, £80. I Apprentices cannot, .claim. x'Gate start. ? 431 HIGH BR6.W (4), 8-10 ? T. Mullane 1 421 BEAU SANDY (3). 8-5 .. .. .. W. Cook 2 412 GOLDEN ...
Grand National Hurdle Is The Of Flemington Races [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
Grand National Hurdle Is The Highlight Of Fleming Son laces (By 'Scribe') The highlight of the meeting at Fieming ton today will be the running of the Grand National tiiirdle over a distance of three ihil&s. It is timed to start at 2.40 p.m. : The hurdle has attracted a field of 14 r tinners. On paper I would say that betting calcula-, tiofiS ivill centre aro'Ufid the fol lowing ruririei-s: Rebel Regis, Elastiti, Enthean, Tyrlail, Liip itiiis and Hush Hush. . These six hoi-ses should friono polise' all bettirig and in ari ef fort to fine , it down to three, I think Enthean (Rori Hall) should ,lead ; the way home 'from the topweight Rebel . Regis (F. Ran dali) . .and., the .lightly weighted Hush Hush, which will be ridden by'. Fred Dummett. vthe feouth Atistraliari 'jumper Erithean has had only only rtili Since coming to Melbourne from that State. Last, week, iri fair coriiRariy, lie rattled horiie like a house ori fire to be Beaten by a' narrow margin- Today, over the Itmgei...
Rugby Union won [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
Rugby Union on,;.;';;:;: : . GffiCialsr' ojP ihe .W'ollongongf Rugby.. Union had io ' make a ?'fiig'.'' decision .' during ' ihe week.1 They had to decide wKefKer 'fo play, wafef 'polo at McGabe Park this after noon or. Rtigby Union Hi- ihe Wollongong.. ..Showground No. ' 2.-. Thfey cHose football; so inis aiiernoon iney win , iurn-.out in full force against Drummoyne: Don't, forget there is a special gafei for. entry - to No: 2 .^]^Ergrouhd. , It's - through Harbp.ur Street. AW.VV^VVV.V.VW,V.V
MacArthur Bombs North Lorea Bases [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
lac Arthur Bombs North Lorea Bases NEW YORK, Friday (AAP). -- American ';;s for the time have been ordered to bomb icto north of this line. 'action, taken on General Mshur's initiative today, is exfd to be approved in Wsgton, says Walter Sim moChicago Tribune' corres por, -in a special despatch War's from Suwon. ? S'.aneously, the Tokio cor resjint of American United Preys South Korean troops, movorward behind a protec tive! of bombs and bullets fronicrican war 'planes, to daynted their first real of-' fenslriving a wedge into the NorKorean lines in the Kimj-ea. Thuthern troops were re porto be in possession not only Kimpo airport, from whicberican 'planes yester ?. day '.ed the invaders, but, also (own of Kimpo itself. A h Korean communique quoter Moscow claims the Reds' ensive is continuing towartoe West Coast from Seoul southwards towards T a e j provisional southern capital The munique claimed over 7800 s-e miles of territory had be'liberated' in a four day. ad:e over 60 miles. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
SPECIAL Paiour Coaches To . | Sutherland ? Jkturday and Sunday July 1 and 2 To From Siherland Sutherland 6.30 a.m. 9.00 a.m.; 9.30 a.m. 11.00 a.m. 12.30 p.m. 2.00 p.m. 4.00 p.m. 6.00 p.mf' 6.00 p.m. ' 8.00 p.m. ' 41 Coaches will pick up en lute irom Wollongong to foot of Buili Pass. look at Tourist Bureau Or 'Phone WOLLONGONG 542
Shop Workers Behind Saturday Ban [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
Shop Workers behind . Saturday Ban ? The State Organiser of the Shop Assistant^' Federation (Mr ? F. Cariipbell j said yfcstetda)- tliat shop assistants voting on rcso- 1 liilions for Saturday iridrriing closing at Thursday night's meeting had been '100 per cent: ' behind the projiosiil to ban Sat urday work.' \ He said the union's members had been divided oh the o.ues tion of whether thsv shoiild work on Friday night. This had resulted in the defeat of the resolution before the ir.seting. Tlie riiotioh put before the irieeting read: 'That a com mittee be appointed to approach the Wollongong Traders' As sociation with a view to abolish ing trading on Saturday rriornirig and offering them an 8 p.m. closing hour on Friday. Fail ing £igi;eeirient, we instruct the State Secretary (Mr. O'Dea) to apply to the Arbitration Cciurt on an application si:nilar to that of 1948.' Mr. Campbell said the 1943 ap plication was to abolish Satur day morning trading. DISTRICT OFFICERS . .The sK6p assist...