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Mustangs Forced Down In South Korea [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
Mustangs Forced Down In South Korea ..TOKYO, Friday (A.A.P. Reuter) . — Three trouble-hunting R.A.A.F. Mustang fighter pilots overstayed their time In the tar get area south of Suwon yes terday and had to land in South Korea because their fuel was running low. They had been briefed to strafe Communist communications on the road and railway south of Suwon with rocket and machine gun fire. At the Australians' base in southern Japan, anxious eyes scanned the skies when the planes did not return on sched ule. An hour passed without word and a gloomy hush fell over the station. Then it was learned the. three fliers had landed safely at an American base in South Korea because fuel was hinning low. , Ground crews then went back with a will to the task of keep ing their planes flying.
P.K. WHARFIES VOTE ON NEW COUNCIL REPS. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
P.K. WHARFIES VOTE ON NEW COUNCIL REPS. Ballots in the Port Kembla I division of tho out-ports repre sentative election for the Water side Workers' Federal Council were counted yesterday morning. Returns will be submitted for tabulation with those of other I cut-ports in New South Wales. All the candidates for election are from Newcastle. Two men will be chosen from the four nominees, to represent the out ports for the forthcoming year. Results of Port Kembla ballot ing were: W. J. Keating, 171; R. Frankin (Newcastle Wharf) 167; J..Moyes, 36; R. Rose (incum bent delegate) 58. The Assistant General Secre tary of the Waterside Workers' Federation (Mr. E. Roach) visit ed Woilongong and Port Kembla yesterday on union business.
SUPPORT FOR STAMEN, FOXZAMI [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
SUPPORT FOR STAMEN, FOXZAMI BRISBANE, Friday. — Punters: snapped up the best odds offer ing about Foxzami and Stamen, tho second favourites for - to morrow's Doom'ben Cup, con vinced that the favourite, Spell man. would not win. After Spellman's poor- track work this week, they claim -he would have to. be an puts.tan.d-. ing horse or a deceiver to win the -big race. ? ? * ? Although 'Spellman has los$ some admirers, .l\e will not start at liberal odds as he is a heavy. ' liability on double charts. | Outsiders Lucky., Lot and - ' Highway are the only likely .j scraichings from the ll-furlong.v ? race. - ? Doubts about the Melbourne Cup winner's condition are un^ :? founded. Foxzami has. done more track work than any other . _ horse. Queensland's main hope is ; Gold Hawk, the- winner of the Ipswich Cup. He also won the' Winter Handicap. a,t.; Doomben at his last start. ! .Latest - ibetting order on the Doomben Cup. is: * Spellman. . . ? - Foxzami, Stamen. . Gold Hawk. ' ' Prince O' F...
15 Steeplechasers To Run In Today's Grand National [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
15 Steeplechasers To Ron In ~ Today's Grand National , (By 'Scribe') Fifteen high-class steeplechasers will go to the post today to run in the 'Blue Ribbon' of jump ing rasces, the Grand National Steeplechase. It will be run over the gruelling three-mile course at Flemington, timed to start at 2.40 p.m. Entries have come from three States— Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia, and it will take a good, reliable jumper all -his ;i,me to win . this 'endurance lest.' ' The hot favourite for the race, Bronze Laddie, to be'rid len by. G. Godfrey, is the logic al winner. However, it is sel dom that theory works out in steeplechasing. For that re'ason' I have gone for the outsider Tente, a form er Tasmanian chaser, to win the race' from the South Aus tralian, Dierris, and Bronze Lad die. The choice of Tente as the likely winner . is based on last week's effort -when, after run ning well, he finished a good fourth oyer two- miles. Tente is getting, on in yea.rs. He won the Australian Steep...
'SCRIBE' SAYS SILENT FOR DOOMBEN [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
'SCRIBE' SAYS SILENT FOR DOOMBEN (BY 'SCRIBE') The aged, brown gelding, Silent, is expected to run prom inently in the second leg of the big winter racing carnival double, the Doomben Cup, this afternoon. He vyill start at long odds. For 'the past five or six years. Silent has been racing round Sydney tracks and last season he broke down so badly it was considered he would never race again: Trainer J: Green worked his charge slowly and after lots of sea treatment the 'old man' is now-' fighting' fit. ^ ^ This 'time ' in '??'from ; a spell Silent: has',not;- 'recorded' a -win, although last, week/ over 10 fur ion'gs, he'.: was'/narrowly- beaten -.y. Stamen.'': In that' race Silent .ook the lead -at.. the 'mile and vas only downed in the;last few /ards.' Prince' O' Fairies, finish* ul'.third. . . .. . . Today Silent will be ridden by_ ? 3v Maddock- in -place ; of- Val yaggotter. v Maddock is a more experienc ' d rider \»ho. could- very .easily ?et- the- -best, from the son o' ? diking...
NEWSPAPER SELECTIONS: FLEMINGTON [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
t V ^EWSPAPER^^fe FLEMINGTQN ! . . RACE '-MERCURY' 'HERALD' MECB. fJHERALD' 'GUIDE' 'JUDGE' i~ DOUTTA GALLA TUCKOUT.'. . . . 1 REBEL REGIS . .'1 KING'S WALK . . 1 KING'S WALK ... 1 REBEL REGIS . .1 19 4 C HURDLE .' Ethean . ' . . . . 2 Tuckout , . ... 2 Rebel Regis ; . . . 2 Fox Junior . . . 2 King's Walk . . . 2 fj.- Rebel- Regis . . . 3 King's Walk . . . 3 Tuckout . ? .3 Tuckout . ... 3 Eiastin . .. . ..3 ? : -. LAWN* V . KINTAIL . . ... 1 DORNOCH . . . 1 CASTLEBRAE . . 1 REGAL SCOUT . 1 DORNOCH . 1 I OA HANDICAP Solray .' . ... . ..2 Ivers. ....... .. . 2 Kintail .-. . . .2 DonVo'ch . .2 Grand Monarch ..2 ?«' ' Riptide . .'...'3 Ch'arkha . . ... . V 3 Regal Scout . . . . 3 Kintail ?: . . . 3 Riptide ? ? 3 1st 2-YEAR-OLD WESSEX ? 1 WESSEX- V'.' .'1 \VESSEX . '.''1WESSEX'. . 1.' WISSEK -' . . . . 1 1C|j MILE Grizzly ? 2 Great Art ? 2 Great Art V . . . . 2 Great 'Art . '. . .2 Grfe'at 'Art' . .... 2 . ',yu ,, .. ; .... ? r, ... Aussie Bcax ? 3. Grizzly ....... 3- Sun Fury . . . . . ...
COURT WILL HEAR B.W.I.U. BONUS CLAIM [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
COURT WILL HEARB.W.I.U. BONUS CLAIM A two-weeks-old stoppage of carpenters on the construction work at the Migrants' Hostel, Five Islands Road, Unanderra, is to be submittod to the In dustrial Commission for arbitra tion. The 46 B.W.I. U. members involved are claiming £2/2/- over the award rate. The State Organiser of the B.W.I.U. (Mr. W. McLeod) said yesterday the majority of the men involved had been previous ly employed by the John Stubbs Construction Co. on Housing Commission projects at Balgow nie. They had been receiving £2/2/- above the award while employed there. 'The men were given to un derstand when they were trans ferred to the Migrants' Hostel job that they would receive the same rate of pay,' said Mr. Mc Leod. 'About a fortnight ago the Department of Works and Hous ing issued instructions to their new employers, Kennedy and Bird's Co., that the men were not entitled to the country al lowance as they were local men.' Mr. McLeod said the union did not condone any member ...
"MERCURY" PATTERN SERVICE [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
'MERCURY' PATTERN SERVICE This topper features all the' line and style usually given to the full length overcoat. Made with a flared back, - it dips slightly in an uneven hemline and curves round to the front. Welted pockets repeat the line, from shoulder to hem. The capacious sleeves are deeply cuffed and will fit easily and comfortably over heavy suits. The welted collar fits high to the neck and can be worn rolled down or turned up to stay snug round your ears. A heavy coating, a tweed, or fur fabric could make yours the topper of the season. Sizes available: 32, 34, 36 and 38 inch bust. Material required: 3 yards of 54 inch material. Price: 1/11. To secure this pattern, send 1/11 in postal note or stamps to Pattern Department, 'Daily Mercury,' Woilongong. State size and number of pattern (5865). required.
Grocer-Knight Off To Scotland [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
Grocer-Knight Off To Scotland MELBOURNE, Friday. — A knight who until recently was the proprietor of a small gro cery shop at Northcote left Melbourne for Scotland today. He is Sir Frederick Hay, who is on his way to attend a meeting of the clan Hay at Dalgety Castle, Scotland. Before leaving Melbourne for Sydney, Sir Frederick said he would never be a grocer again. 'I've cut adrift from that life now,' he added.
ACTRESS IN TANTRUM [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
ACTRESS IN TANTRUM Film actress Judy *-arlaml made a pass at cutting her throat in a fit of anguish at one of her two Hollywood houses recently. It -.va- re ported that Miss b Garland broke a drink:ng glass and made a superficial laccration on her throat. A week pre viously she had been sus E ended by M.G.iVI. studins for aving failed to attend a rehearsal.
OBITUARY MRS. D. W. HOUSE [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
OBITUARY MRS. D. W. HOUSE The death occurred at the ' Woilongong District Hospital yesterday of Mrs. Dulcie Watson House, of. 119 Keira Street, Woil ongong. ? She was aged 43. Mrs. House is survived by her husband, Mr. Charles G. House, and a son, Norman. The funeral will leave Parsons' Funeral Parlours at 10 a.m. to day for the Woronora, Crema torium.
Scottish Dancing Society Proposed [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
Dancing. Society 1 Proposed A Scottish Country . Dance Society is being formed in Woil ongong ? vyith .' the object of teaching, practising and preser ving Scottish' Coiintry Dances, as danced in Scotland. The inaugural meeting of the Society will be held on Friday, j ?Tulv 14. at 7.30 t).m.. in Brandon Hall, Woilongong, when all in terested are cordially invited to attend. Office-bearers and committee will be elected during the even ing. This society will be the first Scottish Country Dance Society l.o be formed outside of the unneu ivmgaom. The acting secretary (Mr. W. C. Scott, M.Ch.S.) said yester day it 'was' anticipated that a display of some of these dances will be given at the close of the meeting, when members will be given an opportunity to observe the grace and simplicity of the Scottish Country Dances. A team of competent dance teach ers will have over 150 Scottish I Country Dances at their dispos- ! al. Beginners will be taught the ba^lc steps of all the dances, after w...
Tomorrow's Church Services CHURCH OF ENGLAND [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
Tomorrow's Church Services CHURCH OF ENGLAND West Woilongong: 8 a.m., noiy Communion; 9.30 a.m., Sunday School; 11 a.m., iMorning Pray er; 3.30 p.m., Confirmation class; 7.15 p.m., Evening Prayer. Keiraville: 9.15 a.m., Morning Prayer; 10.30 a.m. Sunday School. Corrimal: 10.45 a.m., Morning Prayer; 7.15 p.m., Evening Prayer. Balg'ownie: 8 a.m., H.C.; 6.30, E.P. Fairy Meadow: 10.45 a.m., Holy Communion; 6.30 p.m., Evening Prayer. Rector: Rev. F. J.- Rice. Austinmer: 11 a.m., M.P. and H.C.; 7.15 p.m., E.P. Thirroul: 9 a.m., M.P. and H.C.; 7.15 p.m., E.P. Coledale: 6 p.m., E.P. Scarborough: 3 p m., E.P. Clifton: 7.45 a.m., H.C. Rev. A. W. Prescott, B.E., Th.L., Rector. METHODIST Woilongong: 11 a.m., Rev. L. F. Manning; 7.15 p.m., Rev. D. F. Almond; 4.45 p.m., Youth Fellowship Tea, speaker, Rev. L. F. Manning. | Port Kembla: 11 a.m., Rev. D. ' F. Almond; 7.15 p.m., Rev. C. J. Harkness. West Woilongong: 11 a.m., Rev. C. J. Harkness; 7.15 p.m., Rev. L. F. Manning. i Warrawong: 11 a.m., Mr...
Tennis Association's Colours In Flowers At Cay Annual Ball. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
Tennis Association's Colours InQllowers Al Car Ail nualw Bali, a/ m w l«a The Solditi o idt morial Hall was gay with floral decorations and the green and gold colours of the Woilongong District Tennis l Association last night for the second annuail Tennis Ball held since the war . I Mesdames Noel Dudley (wife of a committee-man), Harry Chapman, Rudkin and Stan Gil roy were responsible for tho de lightful effect. »«-!!*»» ^ ? *s» ar?'i= About two hundred and fifty people, danced to music .provi ded .by .the Savoy Orchestra. . Hosts and hostesses at the official tables were Mr. Frank Hammond (President of the as sociation) and Mrs. Hammond, the latter wearing a charming frock of ice-iblue taffeta. At their table were Mr. and Mrs. H. Miller, Mrs. Miller wearing a black moire skirt and silver lame bodice; Mrs. H. Stapleton, gowned in 'black moire taffeta, accompanied by Mr. Stapleton (Vice-President), and Mrs. S. Watts, in blue moire taffeta, with Mr. Watts. Prominent among the other of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
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[?] Canberra Today AUSTRALIA ALERT ABOUT KOREA [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 8 July 1950
, ^—jirnrHir k n£f— iCTtTuVrTni—^ , » iTITf i tsctt ult jciiit i (hrom Cur Columnist in Parliament House) AUSTRALIA ALERT ABOUT KOREA Australia's recent discussions with defence chiefs from Britain and the United States and France have taken on a new importance with the outbreak pf hostilities in Korea. Cabinet meetings, coinciding with the news of American arm ed intervention, acted quickly in sending an R.A.A.F. Bomber Squadron of Australian-buil . Lincolns to. Malaya and in de ciding to order acceleration qf the anti-submarine naval arm. General feeling among Minis ters, however, was that the swift evidence of strength west of the iron purtain would nip in the bud the threat to blossom forth into'; world conflct. Study of the prob- j lem by Ministers has left them worried lest the Southern Kor eans ; prove difficult allies. Two points stand out from preliminary Australian discussion of the Asiatic flare-up — can the United States win in South Korea be-r cause failure would mean l...