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G.I.s Praise Australian Mustang Pilots [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950
G.I. 8 Praise Australian ' I Mustang Pilots TOKYO, Monday (A.A.P.-Reuter). — Ameri can soldiers in South Korea took off thirir Steel hats to Australian pilots who attacked fcnemy front-line positions with deadly accuracy yester day. American Associated ;Pr'ess ;orrespondent Tom Lambert ;aid the G.I.s came out of their oxholes like spectators .at a ootball game as the Mus'tangs Jived with rockots whooshing 'ro.n beneath their Wings. One soldier shouted: 'Look, at :hr.t! One valley in a million .vith the enemy in it, and those ?u;;3 find it. Ain't unification i'enderful?' A.A.P. - Reuter correspondent Roy MacartAey says he had a grandstand-seat view of Aus trailan Mustangs leading Allied 'planes in a terrific rocket and machine-gun strafing, attack on North Korean tanks and infan try driving southward. He says: 'The Americans had ?been praying tor support against enemy armour and in fantry rolling southward. One quipped 'It's Sunday — surely a ?ood day for flying.' ? 'At 3.30 p.m. loc...
Racing Authority Dead [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950
Racing Authority Dead SYDNEY, Monday.— Mr. A. Loddon Yuille, ; recognised at Australia's foremost racehorse breeding authority', died yester day at his home at Warwick Farm.' Mr. Yuille, who was aged 59, was Registrar of Racehorses and Keeper - of the Australian Stud Book for about 20 years. He had been in ill-health for some time and retired last year. He was responsible to a great extent for developing the present system of registering racehorses. Before taking up his duties with the A.J.C. he was employed by William Yuille and Co. Pty. Ltd., Melbourne. ; _ A -prayer in its simplest defi nition is merely a wish turned God-ward. — Phillips Brooks.
PRESENTATION TO SECRETARY OF FAIRY MEADOW RED CROSS [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950
PRESENTATION TO SECRETARY OF FAIRY MEADOW RED CROSS The President of the Fairy Meadow branch of the Red Cross Soclcty (Mrs. H. Ritchie) presented a handsome silver dish to the Secretary of the branch (Mrs. Learmonth) at the last general meeting of the society. The presentation was made on Iiehaif of the branch as Mrs. Learmonth has recently mar ried. The meeting, .was held at the residence cf Mrs. Les Vidlcr. The executive of the branch wish all-members to regularly attend meetings, which are held on the last Wednesday of every month in the . School of Arts,. Fairy Meadow.
Indecent Language On Bus Expensive [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950
Indecent Language On Bus Expensive 'i have no sympathy for you at all,' said Mr. J. Fleeman, S.M., when fining a man £5 in Wollon gong Court of Petty Sessions yes terday for - using .indecent lan guage on a bus. The man. Stanlev Leach, 39 labourer, pleaded guilty to the charge. Constable W. S. Hobbs, of Cor rimal, stated he was a passenger' on one of Agnew's « buses which, was travelling along Prince's Highway, Fairy Meadow, on July 8. He was requested by the con ductor of the bus to move .Leach off the back platform of the bus. 'When , I spoke to him,' he said, 'he used the words complained of. 'He was under in influence of liquor and although not speak ing loudly, could have been heard by several women and children who were within the range of his -voice.' Constable Hobbs stated he' was on the bus as a result of com plaints by bus proprietors that the conduct of men on buses at the week-end was not always the best.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950
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£5 FINE FOR ILLEGALLY USING CAR [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950
£5 FINE FOR ' ?ILLEGALLY USING CAR Leslie Herbert Moen, of Har board Street, Thirroul, was -fined £5 in the Wollongong Court of Petty Sessions yesterday for un lawfully taking and using a motor car. The car was the property of , Walter Stoyles, of Balgowrio. Constable D. Shaw gave evi dence that on July 8. h com pany with Lawrence Milton Mc Alister, Moen had hired a car from Stoyles and had gone to Sydney. They had returned to Thir roul at about 1 a.m. and after sitting in; the car for a time, Moen asked McAlister if lis would like' a drink of whisky, but he refused. €- , McAlister then asked Moen for his share of the charge of hiring the car and an argument en sued. McAlister got out of the car and Moen drove -off. Thirroul 'Dnlinn nrovo TV/T.. Alister told them he had given Moen no permission to tax; 'cho vehicle. ' The following day, in company with Mr. Stoyles, he sa'.v Moen driving the car in Stuart Park and he had admitted taking th2 car. The front off side mudguard was damage...
Mann May Captain English Cricketers [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950
Mann ? May Captain English Cricketers LONDON; Monday (A.A.P.).— Former : Middlesex captain, George Mann,, has -been invited to captain the English team in Australia, the 'Daily Herald's' cricket writer, Charles Bray, aaiu- wuay. - . Mann, Avhoi led the successful English- team in South' Africa during the 1948-49 tciur, will be able to accept the- invitation, ac cording to Bray. Marin will be 33 in September. He played little first-class cricket' this season- owing to i home arid busiriess responsibili ties.
Two Trotting Drivers Disqualified [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950
Two Trotting Drivers Disqualified SYDNEY,. Monday .—Two trot ting drivers who. fought each .other with whips in a race at Harold Park on Saturday night were each disqualified for 12 months today. mi.. ? T « _ T Y-i j-1 *ine arivers, heo j. unu W. J. Binskin, struck esich other with whips when the horses, Wiilie -Winkle., and Brenda Mac, came together , near the finish of the Trotters'; Handicap. . . Keys; was distiualified . under Rule 121, which deals with. iriis- . conduct and misbehn,vio'ur, arid Rule 165, which deals with in terference during- the running of a race by improper use of the whip. . Binskin was disqualified , under Rule 118 (L), which relates to foul driving:' Binskin is. likely to appeal. . Keys, who comes frorn West Australia,, is, one of the best known trainer-drivers in- thie country. He has driven , winners in four States and has won sev eral races here with Willie Wiri kie. . Binskin was. a regular driver at :Bulli trotting rneetliigs-.
NEWCASTLE TEAMS "SWIM" TO VICTORY IN SCHOOLBOYS' SOCCER [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950
NEWCASTLE TEAMS 'SWIM' TO VICTORY IN SCHOOLBOYS' SOCCER In their initial appearance in the roiind of matches of the Schoolboys' Soccer Carnival at Wenham Park, C.R.M., Port Kembla, yes terday Newcastle boys 'swam' their way to victory in two matches and drew a third. Good individual play was no ticed in all teams despite the water-logged ground. Thrilling football should be the order of the day when the .Newcastle arid- Illawarra team's meet in what will be the finals of the competition carnival on Wednesday. .. Yesterday's matches' com menced with the under 16 game jotween Newcastle and Sydney. On the wet ground the New castle boys showed a fine know !edge of the football style to suit the conditions arid com pletely outclassed the Sydney team. Their long-passing game was most effective and no opportuni ties were iriissed by the centre-; forward,. Rentori, a recent .ar rival 'from Erigland. He showed himself completely at home on the wet ground arid scored four fine goals. Other sc...
MEXICANS CLINCH DAVIS CUP WIN [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950
MEXICANS ? CLINCH DAVM CUP win HAVANA,. Monday, (A.A.P.).— Mexico,- winner ; of the : first two singles;, .clinched the Davis Cup tie against Cuba yesterdaiy 'by winning- the doubles in straight sets.. The ; remaining two singles will be played, today. ? 'Gustavo Palafox- and Alfred Millett,.of Mexico,, coiribined well yesterday- -and easily, took .the, first two sets from Juan Weiss and Jose Aguro 6/1 6/4. The Cubans improved in the third set,' which the Mexicansj however, won 9/7. . Mexico; .. by its- victory; over Cuba, wori the right' to' meet, the winner of the Australia v Canada tie to be playeid in .Mon treal7 alt ;th'e- coming week-erid. - Associated Press ..says Austra lia is expected, to', defeat :Canada ? and- - meet , ? the '? ' Mexicans in' .Mexico City vlate, this month. The Australian's . are reported likely to beat the Mexicans and meet the United States in the; challenge round.
FOXZAMI SCRATCHED FROM S.T.C. CUP [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950
F0XZAMI SCRATCHED FROM S.T.C. CUP SYDNEY, Monday.— Foxzam | early, favourite for the S.T.C Cup, was -.scratched from the event before first acceptances to day. Although definite plans have not been announced it is likely that Foxzami will now be eased down, and then set to win his second. Melbourne Cup. Grey Boots . was the ' only sur prise scratching from the Winter Handicap, first leg of the .double. Carapooe, which dead-heated for second in the Doombeiv Cup last Saturday, has become fa vourite for the S.T.C. Cup. He will carry only 7.3 and will again be ridden by N. Mc Growdie. Victorian Chatspa, which has won at his last two starts, is almost certain to run in the cup. His stablemate, ' Prince O' Fairies, which suffered an in jury before the Doomben Cup, is also likely to start. SAN DOMENICO FAVOURITE ' The tbpweight San Domenico is a clear favourite for the Win- 1 ter Handicap and it appears there is little chance' of, him be- ' ing deposed. He was heavily backed today in doubl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950
A DISTINGUISHED CAREER ! Dr. Edgar Bainton ^vas born in London. He won the open pianoforte Scholarship at the Royal College of Music, London, at the asre of 16 vears. Later was a,warded' a 3-year scholar- ; ship at the Wilson School of Music for piano and composi tion. Dr. Bainton studied under : such renowned teachers as Stan ford, Walford Davles, Charles Woods and Franklin Taylor. In 1901 Dr. Bainton was ap pointed Professor of piano and composition at the Newcastle-on- ' Tyne Conservatorium ? of Music, ' and in 1912 became principal of : the College. Dr. Bainton was also Conductor of the Newcastle- 1 on-Tyne; Philharmonic Or chestra'. This distinguished musician will be the Guest Conductor for the Grand Orchestral Concert to be held on Monday next at 8 p.m. in the Civic Theatre, and music lovers are invited to ex tend their full patronage in honour and in appreciation, of Dr. Bainton's visit. Tickets are available at MacAndrew's Music :Store, 180 Crown Street,, at 4/6 (booked), 3...
Bulli-Woonona Film Council Formed [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950
Bulii-Woonona Film Council Formed . ???'. ? v ? ? - ? I A: large -and representative meeting called -by the Provisional Filirt Council ' was held In the Soldiers' Hall, iVoonona, to en able all organisations present - to confirm or otherwise the forma tion of a. District Film Council. The Provisional President (Mr. R. Gfeentree) outlined the rea son for the calling of the meet ing, arid introduced Mr. J. O'Hara, of the National Film Library, Canberra. 'Mr-. O'Hara explaiiied in great detail the functions of ? a film ! counbil, the advantages of such' a council; and the number and .class of 'films that were available for use. ? -* ' ' Two filrhs were' then shown covering the , Boy Scout . move ment- arid the nursing trained Mr;- Greentree then asked those present were they in favour of the. ' formation'/ of a ' District Film Council and, if. so, he would; be- pleased;, to accept a motion for the confirmation of the for mation of such. . . This was mdved, seconded and | carried, unani...
Stole From Flood Victims: Gaoled [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950
Stole From Flood Victims: Gaoled .MAITLAND, Monday* — Tw.o Sydney men convicted: of enter ing . the deserted 'home of a flood victim at Maitland were sentenced to gaol at Maitland Court today. - ArfViii-- A/TH/iVioil --n AT.m.wicu, — u, Jfctuuurer, of Abercrombie Street, Red fern, was sentenced -to six months' gaol, and Leslie Rol land Cox, 19, labourer, of Aber crombie Street, Redfern, ' was sentenced to two months' im prisonment. The magistrate said it was impossible -to adequately ex press the -contempt he felt for such vultures in human form who were prepared to -prey on the unfortunate people who had suffered from -two floods in one year. Evidence was given that a man named Crouch saw two men jump the fence. Mitchell and Cox were found in the ceil ing of -the -home, where valu ables had 'been stored out of the reach of flood waters. They broke away when. Crouch- said ?he was going .for the -police, tout he followed them on a bi cycle and .they -were arrested. - ? - ?' I
"Free School Travel" Claim Queried [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950
'Free School Travel' Claim Queried SYDNEY, Monday. — Mr. W. A. C'haffey, M.L.A. for Tamworth, today queried Mr. McGirr's statement in his policy speech that school travel is now en tirely .free. 'Juding by correspondence now coming to hand, it seems that the people of New South Wales have been misled by Mr. McGirr and his 'followers on the question of free 'conveyance of children to school,' Mr. Chaffey said. 'In his policy speech deliv CICU ,a\. J-ll V JVULM Uil AVAfcty Mr. McGirr said 'Do .the gen eral public realise that school travel is now entirely free?'' Mr. Chaffey added: 'Letters being received from the coun try indicate that this is not so, and that in many cases chil dren attending school still have to pay the cost of transport. 'It is up to Mr. McGirr to sav quite clearly whether the state ment in his policy spe-ech was correct or otherwise. ''I.f it was not correct, then the Premier should state the exact position for the guidance of parents.'
Conference On Carpenters' Dispute Fails [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950
Conference On Carpenters' Dispute Fails A conciliation conference on the two - weeks - old carpenters' dispute at the Migrants' Hostel; Five Islands Road, Unanderra, yesterday failed to reach .an agreement. The conference will [ resume today under the Con ciliation Commissioner (Mr. Roed). . The State Organiser of the B.W.I.U. (Mr. W. McLcod) said yesterday that tlio union had requested the presence o. De partment of Works and Hous ing representatives at today's hearing The B.W.I.U. men involv-ad are claiming £2/2/- above the award rate -from . the present contractors, Kennedy and Bird: The -extra rate, a country allow ance, was paid them by the for mer employers, John Stubbs 1 Construction Co. The 46. carpenters concerned stopped' work on the hostel' instruction job after the De partment of Works and Hous- ; irig had advised their employer j they were, 'local men' and not I entitled to the country allow ance. - i