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"Had Everything To Live For" [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950

'Had Everything To Live For ' SYDNEY, Monday1. — A woman who fell 300 feet to her death had' everything to live for, her ihusband told the City Coroner (Mr. A. N. Bott) today. . The Coroner was inquiring into the death of Mrs. Doris Hazel Irons, 41, at Bilgola Head on June 24. Thomas Donald Irons, of Cor ona Avenue, Roseville, said his wife had suffered' a nervous breakdown recently and spent a month in a private hospital. The Coroner returned an open finding.

Publication Title: Illawarra Daily Mercury
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First Meeting Of Corrimal Film Council [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950

First Meeting Of Corrimal Film Council The first meeting of the re cently formed Corrimal District Film Council was held at the Corrimal Soldiers' Club Hall, when Aid. C. Carr, nominee of the Mayor, and the council's first president, occupied the chair. I Representatives of .nine or- ' ganisations were present, in ad- | dition to individual members. ' The chief business was the adoption of a constitution. * I Membership fees (of 5/- per organisation, and 2/6 per indi vidual member, were agreed upon. Each organisation is to be represented by two official dele- : gates. ' ! The election of a -publicity officer was deferred . until the next meeting, but in the mean- 1 time the secretary will, act in a temporary capacity. I 'One of the first activities of . the council will be to consider | methods of raising finance to purchase a 16 mm. soundon film projector, which will 'be available to all member organi sations. Meanwhile, the projector in the possession of the. Corrimal Primary Scho...

Publication Title: Illawarra Daily Mercury
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SWERVED TO MISS CYCLE: HIT CAR: FINED [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950

[SWERVED TO MISS CYCLE: HIT CAR: FINED A mnn who claimed he had I swerved to avoid hitting a cyclist who failed to show a tail light, and so hit another vehicle, wiis I fined in Wollongong Court of Petty Sessions yesterday. I Mr. Mclnerney, ,vho repre sented the man charged, stated: !f there was any blams, it should | be nut on the cyclist who had tailed to show a light on. the rear of his cycle. The man was William Webster, Hughes, of Wentworth Street, Port Kembla. Yesterday was the second hear ing of the case, in which police chai'ged .Hughes with negligent driving. The driver of the utility truck with which Hughes collided, Thomas Proyan, of Lake Heights Road, Warrawong, said his speed was 25 m.p.h. when lie Vas driv ing south in Port Kembla. Road, Wollongong, on March 14. . He said where the collission oc curred, about 3C0 yards south of the intersection of the road with Swan Street, he was about 12 inches inside the yellow line on r.is correct side. After the accident, which da...

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Conference On C.R.M. Dispute; Men Resume Today [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950

Conference 'On C.M. Dispute ; Men Resume Today Striking mill employees on the afternoon shift at the Commonwealth Rolling Mills/ Port Kembla , will return to work today pend ing a decision by a Conciliation Commissioner (Mr. Reed) to be delivered tomorrow after noon. Mr. Reed presided at a unionmanage ment conference on the three weeks' old dis pute yesterday. Approximately 40 mill-' and furnace hands who last week constituted the night production gang at the j-lant, struck la'st Wednesday, alleging that ' the; management hadyrefused to con fer with arbitration authorities on the dismissal of^a. union . dele- gate (Mr. R. Burke)';for 'a mis demeanour'. 'V.- The union . members; main-1;, tained that 'a fe\v days' suspen-1 sion' w.ould have -been sufficient penalty for the misdemeanour, which they said 'did not war rent dismissal'. ' ; ; At a conference convened ? at 11 a.m. yesterday the-, manage ment and union failed to reach an agreement. . ' ' . The' Commissioner, then' ad journed...

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Corrimal Mothers' Club [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950

Corrimal Mothers' Club At a meeting of the Corrimal Mothers' Club, presided over by Mrs. Cobden Jones, final ar rangements were made for the forthcoming Table-setting Com petition on July 15. The President (Mrs. Jones) donated 10/- to each of the five : tables. The Dolls' Show on July 29 land the Tuck Shop in August : were also discussed. An invitation to attend the i Bulli Mothers' Club Party will be accepted by a number of members. , Five members were appoined to represent the club at the next meeting of the Illawarra Mothers' Club. The street stall . 'held last ' ; month showed a profit of f5/8/6. Mrs. H. Henson donated sev eral. tea towels for use at the club's functions.

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Fined £5 for Betting [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950

Fined £5 for Betting Pleading guilty to a charge of S.P. bettihg, Henry' Tasman, Thomas, 35, labourer, was fined £5 by Mr.. J. Fleeman; S.M., in Wollongoiig Court of Petty Ses sions yesterday^ .:sgt. f.,j. Russell, of Wollon gong, gave1 evidence' that Thomas was seen iti a shed at the rear of 108. Shellharbour Road, Port Kembla, 'while having in his pos session'1 a piece of paper show ing four bets of. 5/- each. Although he had been con victed once before oh a similar charge, Thomas . said he had not been betting for a considerable time. , ? Police Prosecutor (Sgt; W. J Smith), said he understood this statement' was correct.

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Musical Lunch At Corrimal For Church Aid [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950

Musical Ljinch At Corrimal For Church Aid I An enjoyable morning was spent at the Musicale-Luncheon in the Methodist School Hall, Corrimal. The function was arranged -by. the Corrimal lieth'odist Women's Church Aid. ;.-j There was a large attend ance, and admission was by he1 purchase -of an autographed recipe book. The President (Mrs. Tweddle) opened th-e musicale by welcom ing -the visitors if-rom Corrimal Church of . England, Corrimal Presbyterian, Fairy Meadow and Balgownie Methodist Churches. The guest speaker (Mrs. Wil liams) gave a delightful talk on 'Papua -as I Knew It,' illus trating , it with some ihter.est ing articles made -by the' natives themselves. ?Next on the programme' was a humorous sketch by Mrs. K. Al-; kinson, followed 'by a . sbl'o, beautifully rendered .by. Mrs., F;. Guest, who, in the absence -o'f Mrs. Powell, filled in' at the last minute. Both items were much appre ciated and nontributed to an ' enjoyable morning. After lunch the Church Aid members gather...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950

T)R. EDGAR BAINTON, Aus tralia's brilliant Musician, will be the Guest Conductor, Grand Orchestral Concert, Civic Theatre, MONDAY, 17TH JULY Reservations at MacAndrew's. AUNT MARY'S CREAM of TARTAR BAKING POWDER £650 COMPETITION 1st Prize, £250; 2nd Prize, £50; 3rd Prize, £25 60 Consolation Prizes — and prizes for your grocer too! HERE'S ALL YOU HAVE TO DO Write out clearly on plain paper the 4 reasons, shown below, why Aunt Mary's Cream of Tartar Balling Powder gives better cooking results; then write a short slogan for Aunt Mary's Baking Powder. For example: 'AUNT MARY'S CREAM OF TARTAR BAKING POWDER never lefs you down.' (Do NOT use this example in your entry.) READ THESE POINTS OF SUPERIORITY: 1. AUNT- MARY'S CREAM OF TARTAR BAK ING POWDER contains the original and purest of all rising ingredients — CREAM OF TARTAR 2. AUNT MARY'S CREAM OF TARTAR BAK , ING POWDER makes home-cooking cheaper with prize-winning results. 3. AUNT MARY'S CREAM OF TARTAR BAKING POWDER is packed in air-t...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950

Today's Theatre Programmes TUESDAY, JULY 11 CROWN, Wollongong Reserves: Phone 186 ,'.43 P.M. iAVOY, Wollongong Reserves: Tel. 118 : P.M. and 7.45 P.M. &0YAL, Bulli . *'?! KING'S, Thirroul Reserves: Tel. 61 '.43 P.M. ,VHITEWAY, Pt-Kembl: Reserves: Tel. 2a4 '.45 P.M. Morning Session 10 a.m. WEDNESDAY. William Holden, Lucille Ball in , MISS GRANT TAKES RICHMOND (G), Joe E. Brown in CASANOVA IN BURLESQUE Short— THE PEARLERS. George Montgomery; Rod Cameron in DAKOTA LIL (A): . Jean Parker, Nils Asther in BLUEBEARD (A) Short— VARIETY NEWS. Shelley Winters, MacDonald Carey in SOUTH SEA SINNER. (A)) Audie Murphy, Gale Storm in KID FROM TEXAS (G) (Tech.) Short— jPaint 'Pot Symphony. William Holden,' Lucille Ball in MISS GRANT TAKES RICHMOND (G) Elyse Knox, Rick Valin in ARMY WIVES (G) Short— THE PEARLERS. W^/VVVVVVTTTVVVVVTT'r NOW SHOWING . AT THE CIVIC Twice Daily: 1.30 p.m., 7.30 p.m. RIDING HIGH with Bing Crosby, Colleen Gray, Charles Bickford. QUEEN OF THE MOB Ralph Bellamy and W...

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IRAQ SUPPORT FOR U.N.O. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950

IRAQ SUPPORT FOR U.N.O. BAGITOAp, Monday (A.A.P.). — Iraq -yesterday became the first member of the seyeri-iiation ?ftrab League to iiledge sup port for United Nations ac tion in Korea, but at .the same .tiriie r demanded 'that, 'measures ;be taken - to . implement' the United Nations' decision on the Palestine question. , .. Egypt, which is the only Arab -League country represented on the Security Council, declared a few days ago it could riot ac cept the Security Council reso lution on- Korea because similar action had not been taken against 'aggression elsewhere.' ' In prayer it is ibetter to have a heart without ' words , .than ?words without a heart. — Bun yan.

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North Koreans Warned Not To Illtreat Ps.O.W. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950

North Koreans Warned Not To Illtreat Ps.0.Wi TOKYO, Monday (A.'A.P,.) — A stern warning^ against the ill-treatment of war farisoners w;as given' to North Koreans yesterday when . A m e r i c a'n 'planes .dropped leaflets throughout the area occupied ; by Communist /troops. Signed by .General Mac. Ar- thur, the leaflets stated1 that General MacArthur w'o u I'd hold ' responsible any person from 'North Korea''Who'dev'ia- ted from 'humanitarian-., prin ciples .applied and recognised by civilised nations inVb'lvecl in armed conflict. There ih'a've bebn - r'e p o'r't s ? that North Korean ' troops have been shooting badly wounded American prisoners.

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Marx House To Become Savings Bank [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950

Marx House To Become Savings Bank SYDNEY, Monday. — Nego- tiations are almost com pleted for the sale of Mii'ric House, former headquarters Of the Australian Communist Party, to the Commonwealth Bank for £50,000. It will become a Common wealth Savings Banj-. , Marx rtouse was sold to the Joint Coal Boar.d last Sep tember for £50,000, - do'Uble the Valuer-General's valua tion1. The Communist P.arty bought the building, .which is situated at 69.5 George Street, City, for £30,500 five year's preVio'usly.

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Character Not Main Factor In Granting Bond [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950

Character Not Main Factor In Granting Bond SYDNEY, Monday.— Considerii- Mnri of a man's character was -ot the important factor when applied for a bond on a -*'?rre of driving liri'der the in 'ucncp. said Mr. Stewart, rt Central Court today. If it were, he s&id, 90 per 'cent, f men charged would be 'en it' ed to bonds. _/ Mr. Stewart refused a' *ippli : ition by -Mr. Mervyi ^inley, ilicitor, to place or. '--iid an state a?ent charged wit'fr 'drivT ing while under the influence. The estate agent, Arthur Al fred Edward Dudley, 56, of Roma A. venue. Kensington, , pleaded guilty and was fined £10 in de fault; 20 days' gaol. Mr. Finley based his applica tion for. a bond on the estate agent's previous good charac ter. . ... ? ? Mr. Stewart said the three fac tors' he considered before giving a bond were the degree of in toxication, the manner of the mnn's driving, arid whether 'twere were ' any extenuating circum stances. ^ r Evidence was given that Dud 'ey was slightly under the i...

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When In Rome! [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950

When In Rome ! I (From a Reuter Correspondent' in Rome) A smart. Roman, is reported to .have been netting -.himself SA21/5/0 -a week because of - the recent law that Italians can be fined 2.000 lire (about SA1/7/2) if they are seen kissing in pub lic. In addition he got the police in. a tangle. The Italian weekly 'Setti- mane Incom' reported that the Roirian .had beep prowling round the streets and public parks or Rome at night, presenting himself as a police agent to1 amorous couple's, and fining them the 2,000 lire on the sp'ot. So, plain clothes police, armed ' with a girl ' apiece, stationed' stationed themselves in the bet-, ter known localities and pro ceeded to kiss, waiting for the man to 'fine' them. ' A man approached one of the policemen and asked for the 2,000 lire. The policeman poun-' ced on him. .... At the police station the man; had considerable difficulty. *in proving he was a real detective. The bogus police agent never turned up.

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Five Metal Unions Fined For Contempt [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950

Five Metal Unions Fined For Contempt MELBOURNE , Monday.— The Arbitra tion Court today fined five metal trades unions £ 100 each for contempt of court. The unions are the Amalgamated Engineering Union , the Australasian Society of Engineers , the Boilermakers' Society, the Federated Iron workers!} Association and the Sheet Metal Workers' Union.. Mr. Justice Kirby dissented from the £100 fine order. He Said 'Those in charge of the unions are dealing with mem bers, riot servants. They have had years of 'experience in the trades union world and I do riot feel competent to substi tute my judgment for theirs and say that if 'orders had been given and disciplinary powers exer cfsed /tHey would have succeeded iri 'having the ban lifted.' The 'uriioris 'had failed to obey a 'cotirt order for the lifting of overtime bans at nine Sydney glass and 'engineering factories. . The bans were imposed in a campaign for wage increases. Though they were lifted at one stage, some were later reimposed. A...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950

MOORE MACMAHON, brilli . drit arid popular violinist, will be the Soloist, Grand Or chestral Concert, 'Civic' Theatre, MONDAY, 17TH JULY, . 8 p.m. Make .Early Reservations at MacAndrew's.

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Reds Invited to Games [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950

Reds Invited to Games HELSINKI, Monday (A.A.P.) — Soviet Russia, Austria and West Germany will 'be invited to the i952 Olympic Games to be held in Finland. 'We want all nations here, irrespective . of language, colour, or political views,' Erik von Franckell, Chairman of the Olympic Com mittee, said yesterday.

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RUSH OF ENLISTMENT INOUIRIES [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950

RUSH OF ENLISTMENT INQUIRIES I SYDNEY, Monday. — The three Australian armed forces in Syd ney are handling the biggest rush of inquiries about enlist ment since recruiting in World War II. A Services spokesman said to day the rush began on Friday after' the appeal by the Prime Minister (Mr. Menzies) to citi zens to enlist in the forces An Army spokesman said more than 100 men' had applied to join the regular Army during Friday and 'Saturday. The spokesman said the in creased volume of inquiries was well' maintained today. Applications to join the Navy had increased toy 60 per cent, in the last three days, a Navy spokesman said. An Air . Force spokesman also reported Increased inquiries for enlistment. He made it clear, however, that fho A.!,- .TTW^o «tg„ „„t ralo. ing a force ifor Korea and that all enlistments would have to ibe on a minimum basis of six years. Two intakes of air-crew would 'be made each year. The next batch of applicants would be interviewed in Sydney on July 19, s...

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PLANE FORCED BACK BY WEATHER [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950

PLANE FORCED BACK BY WEATHER SYDNEY, Monday.— A Trahs Oceanina Sunderland flying boat carrying the Federal Minister for Health (Sir Earle .F'age) wa.° twice forced back to Sydney to day by aaverse weatner., The plane, . n was . on. 4ti ^ray ? north. The plane first left ab|)'ut| : 10 .a.°m.'';jjnd:/was..°{S0/m&c^,^r^yl j when recalled, *aritl !it wak u^ln ? recalled about .70.,; , miles, aVraVI ' after it/left at, ,12.30. ^,m/ ? . . It is 'tiri^rstood thkt th'e.pline; Will 't&lce 'off tomorrow 'morning/

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Pilot "Opened Up" Engine In Fatal Dive [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 11 July 1950

Pilot 'Opened Up' Engine In Fatal Dive SYDNEY, Monday.— A witness at , an inquest said today that a Tiger Moth, pilot had opened his engine up while the plane was in an almost vertical dive. The witness, John Hayward, oyster farmer, was giving evi dence before, the City Coroner (Mr. A; N. Bott). T^e inquest, hkd been resumed on Norman Robert Ellis, 28, of Hillcrest Street, ?'TJltiiiio, whose plane /c'rash'ed fh a , mud 'swamp at' Peilicfin Point, drohulla, ' on May : 11.' y '£ I^r. Bott said he ; could . 'only return ? a Verdict 'of accidental death. in the absence of .eyidence fo'ifiidicate 'ariythtrig 'to'tfte 'dem trary. _ / ... ? 'm , . . /,.Hayw^d :sifd'thfit ;he -saw,, tlie plariefglide arid roll from a^iottt ?2;(f00 feeti__f. ... ' ;'t / . rjsie 'added;:, ''!it/a,p^ear§d .to bie aiming rSoWn 'gradtl^liy. / I. sa'w 'it Sy to ...the . rigfiby iiHen :put /its Hiotie- 'doWn aimo'st' perperidicu larly. ^.r /- ; ... 'About/half yfiiy dqwh.tfie en gine opened up. The plane did not' ...

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