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Mrs. A. Roberts Farewelled [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 7 July 1950

Mrs. A. Roberts Farewelled Over 60 guests and employees gathered at the Grand Hotel on -Wednesday night .to ...farewell licensee Mrs. -.A. ^Roberts and receptionist, Miss Dorothy Tay lor. ? Neither , revealed their, future plans',., but .It. was . learned that Mrs. Roberts \vili spend a holiday in western Australia., ^ . - She. .has. .be^n in Wollongong for. fo.ur,.. year;s, .^nd- 'has. , been licensee of thie .hotel since the 'death of her husband .last year. . . Friends; presented,, her ; with . a hand.jn'ade, tartan, travelling rug ahd matching cushions. , Miss Taylor was presented with a hat travelling case. .Well known country Rugby League identity, Mr. Dudley Locke, acted as master of cere monies. Mr. Vince Norman, drinkwaiter at the Grand, spoke on behalf of the employees of the hotel. Dancing, singing ahd the con suming . of excellent quality '.iquors made the farewell a ^reat success.

Publication Title: Illawarra Daily Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Americans Form New Lines In South Korea [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 7 July 1950

Americans Form New Lines In South Korea TOKYO, Thursday (A.A.P. - Renter). — A j spokesman at U.S. Headquarters at Ko'osu today j confirmed that American troops had regaled ! from forward positions, but said that -:0 to 3b j North Korean tanks and 19 to 25 \'ak 'ph:.ec Lad j been destroyed. 7 : 1 Late today American forces were regrouping along a front extending from Pu.vongniyon, 22 miles south of Su.von, cast to Kongeomyon, to Kamunti and Kumgamyon, which are the first three areas of main contact. The American forces are re ceiving reinforcements. The remainder of the front ex tending from Kumgamyon east to Tokchonni is steady. North Korean tanks south of the 38th parallel are estimated, at between l'ic anu 170, of which the American forces have knocked out between 20 and 35. 'A.A.P.-Reuter correspondent Roy Mabartney, with the Ameri can forces on the Korean front, says Russian-built armour lunged forward 15 miles, with the Ameri can forces giving ground in a series of rearguard a...

Publication Title: Illawarra Daily Mercury
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TRANSPORT MINISTER TO VISIT W'GONG [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 7 July 1950

TSlANSPORf MINISTER TO VISIT W'GONG j The newly-appointed State , Minister for . Transport (Mr. -W. ,'f, Sheelian) will visit Wollongong: next week. He will make an inquiry, into the posi tion of the South 'Coast's, rail and road transport conditions. -' Tjie Mayor of Greater Woll ongong (Aid. C. Dawson) said one. of the matter's to be dis cussed . with Mr. Sheehan . will lie 'a proposal for a Cabbage IJree Lane route of access to Mt. Ousley Pass. -The exact date ' of the Minister's visit has not yet been .fixed. ? ? ? rn m m m if

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The News Behind The News [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 7 July 1950

The News Beiaind Tii@ lews (By 'Insider') v,, ??? THE EXECUTIVE of the Port Kembla Waterside Workers' Federation yesterday asked me io take over their sealed ballot box until the counting of the' ballots at 10 o'clock this morn irn. Ti-re v snid the Press had o! ten iv..id2 accusations of un fair l:n!i.-.-ii -n within the union and they would like to answer the criticism by giving me 'full charge' of this particular ballot. The 'Daily Mercury' has never '.jcen a party to such sugges tions, but I was flattered, never ?:l:sless, by their confidence in LiS. A THK ILLAWARRA'S most f-rr.arlly drefseil women are not to be found at the season's social functions, but at the Wollongong and Dapto Greyhound meetings. At the Dapto track last night I saw at least a dozen women who ? could qualify for mention in ^.'Harper's Bazaar.' I it I PARKED AT THE END of a long line of traffic, with buses stretching from Church to Keira Streets yesterday, a disgruntled motorist with whom I was rid ing mutte...

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Basketball Draw For Saturday [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 7 July 1950

Basketball Draw For Saturday The basketball draw foy Sat urday Is sis follows: . SOUTH BEACH No. 1 Stella Claris II v. West Wol longong, 2.O., . Gwynrieville v. .West Wollon gong, 3.15. ii'efer.ee: .Pat Stewart'. 'SOUTH BEACII No. 2 j . ,Casben v'. ; S.tiir .of .the . Sea, , 2.0; John Vicars .v. L Southern - Crdss dold,; 3.15. Referee': Nellie. 'Mc Closkey., . ? STUART PARK No/1 Stella. Maris I v. Wollongong Waratahs;'2.0..: ... . , .. , Stella IVIaris . v., Warr aworig, 3.15. Referee:. 'Joaii ShiBley; STUART PARK fro. 2, .. Wbonbna v. Southern Cross .Red, ,2.0. ?? '? „ f'„-' ? ',v. ....; f ?. Jsaacs.Iy...iCour(cU, t3.i5. Ref eree: Winsome ? Glaiste'r. . WObNONA' ... Bulli . Blues, .v. Rosemont , Ram- blers, 2.0. fa.M. 'v;i Biitii Blues', 3.15. Ref eree: Lola Kinnane.' ? TOIRROUL,^ .. 'Ttiirroul v.'l^libngo^ig, -STO; Thirroul v. Kembla Heights, 3.15. Referee: Rita . Knoble. - ; ..SWAN PARK v '.Conistbii ,' v...-Unariderra, . 2.0. Referee; .Pat: Hanley. . . K6mbla Heights', bye.. - ....

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 7 July 1950

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 7 July 1950

GENERAL | CARRYING ★ FURNITURE REMOVALS and STORAGE Sydney-Wollongong Transport Phones: Woll. 69 8c 1293.

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Parliament Endorses Intervention [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 7 July 1950

Parliament Endorses Intervention CANBERRA, Thursday. — With the wholehearted support of the Labor Party, the House of Representatives, at a special sitting today, endorsed the action of the Menzies Government in authorising Australian support for Uni ted Nations intervention in Korea. Mr. Chifley said 'I emphatically agree that intervention in Korea will not lead to World War Three.' MR. CHIFLEY 'It would be a tragedy for the world if the United Nations ' failed in its first crucial trial of strength in the Korean situation,' Mr. Menzies warned the House, in submitting the resolution seeking Parliamentary approval for the Government's action in ! placing Australian forces at the disposal of the United Nations; Acceptance of the Govern ment's motion was announced at once by the Leader ..of - the Opposition (Mr. Chifley). Mr. Menzies concluded his speech with a . dramatic appeal for enlistment in the fighting forces 'here and now.' Rising in an expectant .at mosphere in a crowded Hous...

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US. "Silence" On Korea [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 7 July 1950

U.S. 'Silence' On Korea «on i iNu i uin, inursday (A.A.P.). — Top American mili tary leaders 'have' adopted the policy of making no speeches at least for the rest of July. Thi4 period of silence is in tended to prevent any misin terpretation oi tne Korean crisis, the Defence Secretary (Mr. Louis Johnson) said to day. Earlier the White House announced that President Truman had no intention of addressing Congress or mak ing a radio speech to the nation on the Korean war. The Secretary of State (Mr. Dean Acheson) yesterday said Russian propaganda blaming South Korea for the. war crisis was as transparently false as Hitler's discredited claim in 1939 that Poland had attacked Germany. The world would, not be misled by Rus sia's .attempts to distort the facts, he .told a Press confer ence... V.WAV.V.V»W«V.V.W. LONDON, Thursday (A.A.P.) —Constable J. Smythe, the .policeman who raised the alarm when a man broke into Queen ?Mary's London home last month and attacked two of her staff, was cal...

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TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS CONTINUE AT WEEK-END [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 7 July 1950

TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS CONTINUE AT WEEK-END The Wollongong District Tennis Associa t'idn, chqftipi&nships will be continued this week-end .. The draw for Saturday is: ? IVIcCabe .'Park -courts: 12.30 p.iq., JBS, B. -Chapman y . C. Swan -' (WO'. -'R.- Hopper v ^B.- Ali (W), B. Benjamin v :R. Imisides (X-, J. NeiU:.V(R. Burns;.- ALS, Mrs.; L. ; Bennet v. -;Mrs.-, Smith' .{to-- 'iinish)^.^).; .BMD, Thomas arid Whitehouse v F. kJ.. ,arid. p. Benson (F) ; JGS, Miss Wray v Miss Turner (to finish) (GG). ' .1.30 ..p.m.: i BMD, Livett . and Crewdson v. :Chapman and ;Bun. yan.. (B)i.,iClark-; and. i: Jones, v Pain? and: .Christophers V.(E) ; AipCDi, Aubrey i and. .Miss .Thbmh 'son v -Ward and Mr.§, piidl'ey.'(C), ?Rnlrb'-iri^ ? nbH , Mrs. Hunt- v Ryan arid Mrs. dooper (D)', Good win arid.-Mrs.- 'Bannerman v Mr. arid-.-Mss. 'Hepnessv, (,N);i AMS, G... Rabey ,v :;G. Grant, (H)u J. Hoeben . v winner Irinis v Mc Cracken (G)., . . 2.30 pim.: CLS, Miss R. Ralo'ey Vi Miss ,R. Milner;- CXD, R. ...

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Emery Wins 30 Mile Bike Race [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 7 July 1950

Eiiiery Wiils 30 Mile Bilce Rucir A 'successfuhsb-mile. cycle race was Held at Figt'ree'on Saturday' by- 1 he, S o u t h^ppa st, 'Bicycle 'Club, ib^-^e^'liel^ won . j ,1 i rti it markerf/AJf , '^meryjv.^njy. rby(1jnj clies from Reg' 'Murray ana veteran Tom O'Connor. Aub. Connaughton was con sidered' a 'certainty beaten. He brok.e ,thrpe.,sp.oke^,4n th.e .fr.pnt wheel and was forcq'd, t^ retire -Keith Robertson rode a really brilliant race, to 'burn' his co niarkers 'Graham and Adlington apd, gain fastest tim^. i Results, , we re :yAi Ornery (11.30) lc R. Murray (9.0) 2/ T. O'Con nor (9.0) 3. (Fast'dst time, K. Robertson, 1 hbur.ii9.min. ....j jNoxt .ms^ting -yil.l, be, , a,. 40-mile race '(hvo-laps. bf..,20-.mile). -R.. Murray.': .is,,lfi^d'ing ini 'the pbln't.score cu^,. foUpvirea JBy Jom O'Connor and All Overton. i

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League Control Board Backs Frank Ballard [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 7 July 1950

League Control Board Backs Frank Ballard BRISBANE, Thursday.— Test referee, Frank Ballard, had every justification for sending English half Tommy Bradshaw off the field during the second test, Mr. Cyril Connell, Queens land member of the Australian Board of Control said today. Mr. Connell said 'I was not surprised to see him sent from the field. Ever since Bradshaw same here with the English team his tactics have been un fair. 'I was sorry to see Ken Gee sent off. He rarely does any talking, and on Saturday X am sure it was just a lapse. 'The penalty imposed on Bradshaw was entirely merited.' Mr. Connell added that if the English Rugby League Council protested to the Australian Board of Control -over Brad shaw's suspension, the board would support the action taken by the Queensland Rugby League. On Monday the Queensland Rugby League suspended Brad shaw for two matches and cau tioned Ken Gee. Bradshaw was accused of call ing referee, Frank Ballard, 'A — pirate.' Mr. Connell's views w...

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COKEWORKS DISPUTE SETTLEMENT [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 7 July 1950

C0KEW0RKS DISPUTE SETTLEMENT The Southern District Miners' Federation Executive announced yesterday that a . satisfactory settlement has, been reached in the dispute at the Federal Coke Works, Wollongong. Twenty-four employees of tho firm struck early this week -af- ter a dispute with the manage ment over a crib-time washing up period. . A conference on Wednesday between the management, the Secretary of tho Southern Coal Owners' Association (Mr. W. F. McNally), and miners' union ofi'.cials resulted in 'no altera tion ? tp prevailing customs and' plvictiehs' according to the ?.Miners' yico-Presidont (Mr. W. Smrlrt). ; ,Mr. Smart said- the- men had ? been idle for one and a half .da^s following notification. tha- ?they.'; would , be docxed for time taken ?: to wash up before their lunch . period. The men have been -knocking off at 10.50 a.m. ?to clean. up for a 11 a.m. to 11.30 ,a.m'. luncheon period.

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PORT LEAGUE TEAM [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 7 July 1950

PORT LEAGUE TEAM Port Kembla will plav Western Suburbs in the Ru^by League competitions on Sunday. Port Kcnibla's loam is: K. Livcrmore, L. Pollard, J. Bruce, J. Duffy, E. Harris, G. Bruce, V. Meizer, D. Townsend, C. Bruce, O. Beazley, J. Ralston, L. Hurley and A. Driscoll.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 7 July 1950

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Domestic Science School Sports Day [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 7 July 1950

Domestic Science School ? Sports Day I The Wollongong Home Science School held its annual sports day at the Wollongong Showground yesterday. Scliool captain Lola Wilson proved the outstanding athlete, winning the senior champion ship, the senior skipping race, and dead-heating in the school championship. In the morning heats were neid and tne auernoons pro gramme was devoted to finais jf all events.. The track where the sprints were held was in bad eonuiuon. Aluiougn lam along uic casein sme 01 cne uvu tne actual lanes went up nill an uown aaie. ;rnu grass was very long. The School capiam, Lola Wil son, won the benior .cnampion ship. 'mere was a thrilling race in che School cnampionsnip and the judges were unaoie uo sep arate the winning runners. Lola Wilson ana Thelma King were the rirst away and near the 50 yard mark it was a hec tic struggle. Close to the line Wilson was actually in front but King came with a well judged run to make it a dead heat. The time of 13 seconds was exce...

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BOWLS FINALS ON SATURDAY [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 7 July 1950

BOWLS FINALS ON SATURDAY The final of the Harvey and Parkinson Cups will be played on Saturday. The Harvey Cup final wili be played at Thirroul between Cor rimal and Woonona. The Parkinson Cup final be tween Wollongong and Port Kembla No. 2 B will be played at Wiseman's Park. Both games start at 1.30 p.m.

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Youths 18 For Army Training [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 7 July 1950

Youths 18 For ; Army Training CANBERRA, Thursday.— The Commonwealth Government's nation-al military' training scheme will bo confined to 18 year old youths. At' the age of 18 they will en ter a military training camp for three and. a half months. On leaving camp they will be drafted to t militia units. ? At the end Of three years of , this training the trainees, will be nlaced on reserve. The Government plans to call iip no more than 13,000 18 year old youths in the first year, of the scheme, which the Govern-1 jiient' hopes to introduce next year. This figure will gradually grow untii the riiaximum' call-up' 'of 15,000 will take place over a period, of year's. VOLUNTEERS. FOR R.A.A.F., R.A.N. Youths called up . will be al lowed to volunteer to. the Air Force . or . Navy; tiut the .. entry rate will be. ifestricted. In . the opening year of the scheme the allocation will be: Army 11,000, Air Force 1,500, ?Navy 500. . Rates of. pay for the compul sory training period have not yet. be...

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Eisteddfod Contralto Solo [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 7 July 1950

Eisteddfod Cohtfaltti Solo Duetto aij , 'error In the hum-; bering of contestant's in .one section, of the lllawa'rr'a_ Eistedd fod, the winner of the 'contralto solo ('Sapphic. Ode'— Brahms) was incorrectly named'. The winner was Miss Violet Holman Hunt, of Singleton, who secured 83 points. Second was , May Tudor, of Wollongong with 77 points.

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Spellman Lags In Final Doomben Tried [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 7 July 1950

Spellinan Lags In Final Doomben Trial. BRISBANE, Thursday.— Book- irvakers were inclined to, take risks with Doomben- Cup favour ite Spellman after he had- dis appointed in his final trial, to- day. ?? : Spellman failed to shake off. Cupv lightweight ' Houdini over five' furlings in 1.4 J, although N. Selhyood rode hin- out; over the last furlong.' They, ran the last, three in 395. . . Spellman- was a -distinct r dis 'appplntment,- but;,- he : cannot') be. condemned .on , one. ..gall'op.^ ' Anf 'ot^erV:re'asoh. wiiy-' it w,ouidrn,6t tie..,^viser tb.. place; toor-.much '. reii-' ante . on the giillbrj is that - Sp'ell-' man. often refuses' to do his'best in;.- tra!ck ,.\york. : . '? Jockey , N. .Sellwood commept jed:- 'It certainly. ,wasn!t;'i aii jW pressive ' efforti .but i.speuman ;-js, fit: enough, and I-- hope He, will be' a' different . horsV' with t the colours up.' , ? . -. , Victorian owner,' Mr. ; O; R;' Porter; was pleaded with' Prince 0'_ Fairies and backed him to win ano...

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