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Americans Sparring For Time In South Korea [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
Americans Sparring For Time In South Korea TOKYO, Friday (A.A.P.-Reuter). — Reports of the fighting in Korea today indicate that the American forces are holding on grimly against the stiSl advancing North Koreans, until substantia' reinforcements arrive. Meanwhile further Ameri can withdrawals have taken place, but apparently without serious casualties. American B29 Superfortresses today bombed what appeared to '-c four submarines in the North Korean harbour of Chinnapo, a far east air force communique nnnounces. American A-==ociafnri Prn«js ays the North Koreans are not :nown to have any submarines, but the Russians before the Korean war began were report ed by American officials to have at least 75 in the Pacific. ?he Superfortresses flew two missions, plastering targets in North Korea without opposition. Simultaneously light bomber3 and fighters, in close support v.'ork, struck at North Korean targets near the battle zone. They left six to 10 tanks burn ng when they hit troop and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
PERSONAL GIRL, 20, like pen friend. JUNE, Box 5282, G.P.O;v Melbourne. NURSE, 32, like pen friend. JANET, Box 5282,' G.P.O., Melbourne. ? WIDQW, 50, like pen friend. JUpijH, Box &70V. G.P;p.,'. Melbourne. . v \ GENT, 45, like pen ' friend. JEROME,. Box 7, P..O.',t ICew, Victoria.' ':' ? . ' : ; ENGLISH NAVAL OFFICER, 28, like pen friend. JACK,'® ox 7, P.O.. Kcw, Victoria. - /..-ft '. - ' ' . - ? DEATH NOTICE HOUSE, Dulcie Watson.— July 7; 1950, beloved wife of Charles G. House, of 119 Keira Street, Woilongong, and dear mother of Norman, age 43 years. : IN MEMORIAM DELLACA. — In loving mem ory; of our dear Dad and Grand '.lad, who departed this life on Tiily 8. 1949.' | 'In silence we remember;' Inserted by his loving daugh ter,' Mavis, son-in-law Leigh and grandchildren, Barry, Denis and Darryl. '????' FUNERAL NOTICE * 'HOUSE,. Dulcie Watson.— The' relatives and- friends of Mr.; Charles G, House,, son Norman, and 'the 'Makin family, of 119 Keira Street, Woilongong, are invit...
The News Behind The News [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
The News S@Miid The lews :: (By 'Insider') MINERS' FEDERATION ..ieck Inspector, Billy Walker, carries a full load to Corrimal on the evenings he drops in at the Miners' Hall to confer with union officials. Saw him driving up lirown oireei vn muisuoj night with two large duffle bags, an oversize suitcase, and the Miners' Vice-President, 'Pinch- er' Smart, all hanging on the rear of his motor cycle. * ★ * ★ AT THE OXFORD Hotel they have a new wrinkle on .the City of Greater Woilongong Flood Relief Appeal. A large tub : of water placed above the bar, into which donors can throw their silver offerings. ★ ★ ★ THE FLOOD APPEAL will be unofficially., 'wound-up' this week-end with an all-out drive by the Apex Club and 2WL 'for last-minute contributions. 2WL has done : a grand job for the appeal, with countless 'spot announcements' day and night — all gratis to the committee. ★ ★ * TWO ; MINOR SPORTS, basketball and softball, are vir tually the monopoly of the weak er sex in : this district,...
Govt. Oversight Of Wollongong Buses Advocated [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
Govt. Oversight Of W ollongung Buses Advocated When the quesiion of transport admnisLtva.. v/as raised at last nijhi s meeting' ol the combine . Progress Associations, Mr. J. A. Yeidon advocate ;hat the association urge that V/ o Jongong tra )ort administration be placed rnider the Mel? e ?olitan Traffic Act 'If this was done,' said Mr. Yeldon, 'this city of colossal ex pansion and colossal traffic i would benefit.' Newcas.le transport adminis-j ration had benefitted by being 'irought under the- Act. It would liminate. the 'bottle-neck' situ ation that existed locally. Mi-: Yeldon' said the Metro politan Traffic Act had nothing to 'do with the taking o- -r of. buses. It was purely an admin- j istration matter. He gave in stances demonstrating how the issuing of bus drivers' and taxi . drivers' licences was under: stricter control in the metropoli tan' area than in Woilongong. Mr. C. Knight said the great benefit of the Traffic Act was that traffic was' under the con trol of'th'e 'po...
WE MUST STILL HELP EACH OTHER [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
WE MUST STILL HELP EACH OTHER IN CONFERENCE at Woonona fhis week, representa tives of the Women's Hospital Auxiliaries resolved to' put if tolhe Federal Minister for Health (Sir ,Earle Page) to sub sidise their work. This is a just and reasonable request if ever there was one. The hospitals of the State would be mostly grim and intolerable places were it not for the supple mentary activities of hundreds of Hospital Auxiliaries. They humanise institutions which by their natyre are otherwise cold and forbidding. The hospital matron who does not gratefully, acknowledge the worth of their co-operation is rare indeed. BUT IT IS a question not of merit, but of money. It is iaiily obvious, especially since the introduction of so-called 'froe' hospitalisatipn, that both State and Federal Govern v/ianis aru millions of pounds short of providing bare essen tial^ in hospitalisation, such as buildings and medical equip ment, without providing for luxuries. And essentials must come first. What i...
Prices of Tyres, Tubes Up [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
Prices of Tyres, i Tubes Up ?- SYDNEY, Friday. — Australian nfcnufacturers today announced an overall increase of 10 per cent. :fri the price of rubber tyres and tubes. . ! The- ' increase will take effect immediately. ,The? Managing Director of the uooayear Tyre ana Kuooer uo. (4ust£;Ltd. (Mr. H. C. Steiner) said ftite-'-rise in, price of raw rr^aterialsv and other costs had fqreed sthe new increase. :'Today's,; increase follows a 7* per ceiitiyincrease last April. ?Motorists will now have to pay afiout;?37- more for a tyre for a; small car and 2/- for a tube, ai?d for larger cars tyres will cost about 12/6 more and tubes 2/6.
WHAT'S ON IN SPORT THIS WEEK-END SATURDAY [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
WHAT'S ON IN SPORT THIS WEEK - END SATURDAY RACING t;°. Canterbury, first race at 12.30 p.m. | . ^ ; 'Fiemfngton, race , at 12.45 p.m. :? ; ; : Doomben; Qubfenslaiid, Doomben Cup. GREYHOUNE-S: Jyloss. Vale,:iirst race at 2 p.m. FOOTBALL: Australian Ru^s,';. lilawarra v University, at Wollongongj. Showground. : Rugby Uriiorii 'Wbllgngong v- North Sydney, at North Sydney. . , SOCCER: Corrimal v -Auburn; at Corrimal. ; Schoblboy Matches, Woonona and Corrimal, at .10 aim. . : ? 'v. v; BOWLSrFihal of' Parkinson.; Gup# played at Wiseman Park. SUNDAY: - '' ; RUGBY LEAGUE: Woilongong viDapto,,W'gong Shdwgr'd. j ? j ? Thir'roul v. Corrimal, ? at Thirroul. ; : Port' Kentbla v Wests, at Kemblaw'arra. . C.B.C. v Norths,- at McCabe Park. ! : ' SOCCER i.. Knockout' Competition, Bulli; , , ; . SPOiHING PR^IeWS— jSee Pages. 6 and 7.. '
Rugged Country Search for Escapee [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
;i ' V- ? . — ; — : — r- — : ? Rugged Country Search for. Escapee ?V ( MELBOURNE, Friday. — Police 'a¥e.;: Oomtoing 'rugged country !;around; ^Beechworth 'Reforma-.. , tory. '.fpr*. a man who escaped j. early. tms morning. ' , | r.The.i man, Desmond . John Trehwlitt,' 23, entered the re fcirmatory - four days ago to serve. tf : t'wo_ and a half years' sentence' for office breaking. . .He ' forced a 'barred window of ' his cell; climbed on a roof and jumped over the wall. '
PICKWORTH OUT OF U.K. OPEN [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
PICKWORTH OUT OF U.K. OPEN , LONDON, Friday ( A.A.P.ji.' — Australian Ossie Pickworth was among the prominent -playors; who failed to qualify -,forv .tfja final 36 holes of the. .British Open Golf Championships, at . Troon yesterday. Norman Von Nida, with a sec ond round score of 72, was . among the 35 players to qualify . with scores of 148 or better, but his half-way aggregate of .148 is seven strokes behind the leader, Dai Rees. ; ' . Rees, British professional match play champion, ' jumped- . . into the lead at the half way stage with a glorious second round of 68 for a 36 holes total* of 139. But he is only one shot in. front of W. J. Branch and two in front of the title-holder, Sth. African Bobby Locke, who' looms up as great a menace as. ever.' For once, Locke had to fight desperately hard for his figures. He suffered a terrible load.. by taking no fewer than six strokes at the short fifth hole, and at the long 16th, he had to get down a single putt for hi3 five after visitin...
Softball Off This Week-end [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
Softball Off This Week-end i Owing, to thu City v Country baseball fixture being played at Petersham Oval on Sunday, there will be no women's soft 'ball in the Illawarra district this week-end. Many of the girls .will be tra velling to Sydney to see tho game, so it was decided to post pone all fixtures for a week. The competition will be re sumed next week.
BASKETBALL COMP. CONTINUES TODAY [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
BASKETBALL C0MP. CONTINUES TODAY Basketball will be in full swing this afternoon when the competition will vbe continued. All fixtures will be played. ' At South Beach, Gwynneville play West Woilongong in what may be termed the 'match of the day.' Both teams are keen and a good match is assured. At Stuart Park, Stella Maris 1 play Woilongong Waratahs at 2 o'clock. The later game is be tween Stella Maris and Warra wong. Both should be worth watching. The northern games to be played at Thirroul are between Thirroul and Woilongong at 2 o'clock and Thirroul and Kem bla Heights at 3.15. The viBitlng teams should win oach of these matches.
Missing Korean Correspondent Reaches Safety [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
Missing Korean Correspondent Reaches Safety euter). — American United Pr TOKYO, Friday (A.A.PReu ter). — American United Press correspondent Peter Kalischer,' who was missing for two and a half days 'behind ? Communist i lines on the Korean battle front, today reported to the United Press office in Tokyo that he had reached safety at advanced American headquar* ters. The Communist radio at Pyong* yang .had claimed that both Kalischer and American Asso ciated Press correspondent Tom Lambert 'had been captured. '? iLambci't, however, turned up at American headquarters. Kalischer said today h« had never 'been in Communist ?hands and added he 'had never run so fast in his life before. . He was -explaining how he escaped from the Communists.
Formosa To Be "Liberated" By Communists [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?????????? ? ? a r Formosa To Be 'Liberated' By Communists LAKE SUCCESS, Friday (A.A.P.) . — Determination of the Chinese Communist Government to 'liberate' Formosa ' is an nounced in a note to the United Nations from the Peking regime. Simultaneously, it is reported from Hong Kong that General Clm Teh, commander-in-chief of the Chinese Communist forces, has summoned his top-ranking generals to Peking for a military conference related to the Korean fighting. General Chen Yi, conqueror of Shanghai, whose army groups are expected to bear the brunt of the Formosa* invasion;isrreported to have already left Shanghai for Peking, arid Lin Piao, whose forces fought from Manchuria to Hainan, has left Hankow to attend the conference. Reports from Canton say the bulk of Lin Piao's forces are now deployed northward along . the Canton-Hankow railway. ' The Chinese Communist note charged the United States with 'oj^sn aggression in invading Chinese territorial waters around Taiwan (F...
Resignation of State Labor Secretary [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
Resignation of State Labor Secretary SYDNEY, Friday. — Mr. J.I Stewart, ,M.^C.,Vlpenei;al Secre tary of th'e - Australian' Labor Party in New South Wales, re tired -.-from his- position iat- a ?meoting of_ the A.LjP., Central Executive tonight. . , ' ' Mr. Stewart had 'been Secre tary since 1941. Nominations .to fill .his .posi tion are being called and a bal lot will .be 'held at the annual State conference of the party in [Sydney next week; The A.L.P. Organising Secre 'tary (Mr. E. Wright, M.L.C.),is expected to nominate. Mr. Stewart came to Austra lia from Scotland in 1912. He was an .organiser of the Electri cal Trades Union in 1932 and . was appointed Secretary in 1939. i He was elected a member of the Legislative Council in 1941 I and re-appointed in 1943 ifor 12 years. . He was also appointed a director of A.W.A. in 1943, and as State Secretary of the A.L.P. was a director of the Labor Party radio station, 2HD, New castle.