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Mayor's Flood Appeal Has Raised £859-19-0 [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
Mayor9 s Flood Appeal Has Raised £859-19-0 1 Donations to the appeal being conducted by the Mayor (Aid. C. M. Dawson ) to assist northern Rood victims now total £859/19/-. Latest donations are: £ s cl Amount previously acknowledged .. .. 688 9 0 J. Eash .... .... . . 10 6 , A.J.T ? 200 J.T. . . .. ? .. '10 o! p;m.t ? ? ? 10 0 Mr. and- Mrs. Traegh, Albion Park Rail . . 10 0 Mrs. J. H. Vigor, Wol longong ? ? ? . . 11 0; Ml1, and Mrs. G: B. Ward, Corrlmal .... 1 0 0 C. L. Griffiths, Wollon gong ? ? ? ? ? 10 0 J.: H. Lave, Wollon gong ? .. 1 l 0 W. Worthingtbn, Woo nona ? 10 0 Ml-, and Mrs. S. Cl Greenway, Wollon gong ? 1 10 E. Waples, Wollongong 110 T. Reay, Corriirnal . . 2 2 0 Corrimal, Returned Sol diers' Club, Corrimal 9 5 0 C.B.C. Supporters' Club, ?Wollongong .. .. .. 5 0 0 Mrs. Rees, Wollongong 10 0 iMThk .T_ 'Rurhnn Wnllnn gong ? ? ? 10 6 F. Frost, Wollongong 110 Fazzolare Bros., Wol I longong . . ? ? 10 10 0 [ J. C. Peat, Wollon gong ? ? 2 2 0 Mrs. Purvis, Wollon gong ....... ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
MOW SHOWING RUMNG HIGH A1 iHii Bing Crosby, colleen Gray! I , , Cnnries Bickford. (j i V 1 Li ' QUEEN OF THE MOB t wicc Dciiiy : 1.30 p.m., /.3U p.m. 'J,Mh Bellamy and Wilham henry Today's Theatre Frogrammes ? wtiuiytsm&AX, jiilx it CKOWlN, Wollongong Morning Session, 10 a.m.; Even.nij, I.hj. William Holden, Lucillc Ball in MISS GKAi'ii' i ttictiiViuND (G) Also Joe E. Brown in CASANOVA hi BuKlESQUE Short — THti PlAKLLKS. STRAND, Corriuial', : 7.45. p.m. William Holden, Lucille Ball in' I,:' ' . 1 MISS GRANT' 'TAtt.ES' KiUMOND (G) Also Joe Brown in casanova in burlesque . 'Short — IHh PbAKLiiKS. SAVOY, Wollongong 2 p.m. and 7.45 p.m. George Montgomery and Rod Cameron in ,j DAKOTA UL (A) 9 Also Jean Parker, Nils Asther in ' BLUEBEARO (A) Short - VARIETY VIEWS. ROYAL, Bulli KING'S, Thirroul 7.45 p.m. Myrna Loy, Robert Mitchum in THE RED PONY (G) Also Marilyn Maxwell, Richard Basclart in OUTSIDE THE WALL (A) Short - HOLLYWOOD SWEEPSTAKE . WHiTEWAY, Port Kembla ' Morning Session,...
BULLI ACCIDENT VICTIM DIES [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
BUtLI accident VICTIM DIES John Mullis, 63, retired miner, af Ma.in Road, Bulli, who was struck* by a car on the Prince's | Highway, Bulli, on May 13, died in the Bulli Hospital last night, j Mr. ? Mullis suffered a com pound' fracture of .the right leg, a fractured skull and internal j injuries. Mr.. Mullis was a former presi dent ;of the Old Bulli Miners' Lodge'. ? . -
ORDER FOR POSSESSION OF HOUSE [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
ORDER FOR POSSESSION OF HOUSE A naval rating stationed at Port Stephens, near Newcastle, successfully applied for the pos session of a house in Midglcy Street, Corrlmal, in 'Wollongong Court of Petty Sessions yester day. ' ' Mr. J. A. Fleeman, S.M., made an' order agaiilst Eric Raymond Williams. The order for the war- ? rant is to lie in office until Aug ust 24 and meantime Williams is to pay an occupational fee of. 25/- weekly. ... .. I The owner of the house, Ray-| mond Charles Coltman, said he . had been in the Navy for seven I years and had returned from! Japan in January. . | He said his wile lived with | her grandparents. There were six- separate families in the p house. ' He said he bought the cottage1 in question from Williams, the sale being completed in July, 1949.' 'I agreed to give him a couple of months before he had to move out.' said Coltman. who had special Navy leave to' be present at the court. He said he knew Williams was building in Payne's Lane, but when' he saw...
Bus Stoppage Cancelled [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
Bus Stoppage Cancelled The 24-hour stoppage called for employees for Friday has been cancelled because a sat isfactory agreement has been arrived at between the parties concerned. This was announced by the t secretary of the South Coast Trades and'- Labour Council' (Mr. L. Mullin) late last night. Mr. Mullin stated on Satur day that unless bus employers, whose staffs consist of nine men or less, introduced a five day week by Friday a 24-hour stop-work meeting would take place oh that date. At the time of this an nouncement Mr. Mullin indi cated the Labour Council would confer with employers on the matter on 'Wednesday night' and would probably give busmen their support.
The Tides [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
The Tides Following are the times fo; high iand low water in this dis trict today: High water 6.24 a.m., height 3 feet 4 inches; 6.40 p.m. height 5 feet 1 inch. Low water 0.37 a.m., height 1 foot 6 inches; 11.55; a.m., height 1 foot 6 inches. Sunrise: G.59 a.m. Sunset: 5.01 p.m.'
300 Dead In Earthquake [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
300 Dead In Earthquake BOGOTA, Columbia), Tues day (A.A.P.).— A new earth quake shock in the North San tander Province last night has raised the death-roll from earth quakes in North and Central Columbia at the week-end to over 300. This was announced today by the Columbia Provincial Gov ernor (Mr. Lucio Pabon). He said he expected the na tional death-roll would rise above 600 when rescue work was finished. At least 300 bodies had already been recovered and at least 1000 had been injured. Torrential rains are increas ing the plight of victims and im peded rcscue work.
RAINFALL EXCEEDS THREE INCHES [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
RAINFALL EXCEEDS THREE INCHES Heavy rain fell throughout the lllawarra district on Monday night. The fail was generally in excess_ of three inches. iivir. W. V. Mintorn, of Smith's Hill, Wollongong, recorded 381 points, of rainfall between 12 midnight Monday and 12 mid night Tuesday. At Keiraville 343 points were recorded up to 9 a.m. Tuesday. Other South Coast falls were: Camden 156, Picton 145, Robert son 163, Bowral.115, Moss Vale 104, Sutton Forest 96, Kiama 341, Berry 295, Nowra 223, Crook 'iaven 260, Jervis Bay 251, Milton .125, Ulladulla 310, Braidwood .100, Araluen 109, Bateman's Bay 189.
MAN FOUND DEAD AT BULLI [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
MAN FOUND DEAD AT BULLI : ! John Edwards, about 65, was found dead in a shack at, Slacky Flat, Bulli, yesterday morning. The body was examined by the Government Medical umcer (Mr. C. R. Palmer) who certified that death was due to coronary oc culsion. Edwards had lived in Bulli for about two 'years. It is not known if he had any relatives.
HAS INTERVENTION MISFIRED? [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
HAS INTERVENTION MISFIRED? . WHAT APPEARED a fortnight ago lo be a wise' and statesmanlike decision by President Truman is beginning io look like a damp:, squib — and a dangerous ;pne. . , When the President announced that America proposed to intervene in Korea, and the United Nations Organisation gave him its blessing, th(e democratic world drew mental pictures of a short, sharp campaign in which a few hun dred thousand North Koreans with Red aspirations would be shown that they could not tamper lightly with other people's geographical boundaries. Russia, too, would be shown that the Democracies would still fight for their prin ciples if goaded sufficiently. It would be a relatively blood less victory, in which the Allien, with fine magnanimity, wouid do nothing more ihan drive the North Korean in vaders more or less ignominiously back to the 38th parallel. THESE EXPECTATIONS, very naturally, rested on the assumption that President Truman knew what he was up to — that he had accura...
Telegram in Belmont Canning Case [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
Telegram In Belmont Caning Case NEWCASTLE, Tuesday.— Whil; two detectives were interviewing him, the headmaster of Belmont Public School received a tele gram advising him not to make a statement to the police, New castle Children's Court was told today.' . -i.. .. ? Cyril Gliffbx-u . '? ? ' : ^master of ' has ^'plead^i?,:vS^^^nty^^6 %;»- charge;; of unlawfully 'assaulting an il-years-oid boy pupil at the school oil March 22. Evidence by' Dr. W. P. Galla gher, 'of Belmont, and the New castle Government Medical Of ficer (Dr. C. W. England) stated weals and bruises on the boy's buttocks could have been caused by forcible blows from a cane. Det. N. White, in reply to Mr. P. J. Kenny (for Jopling) said that during an interview between Jopling, Det. Cahill and him self, Jopling received a telegram which he read ' to ' them. 'I could not quote the words verbatim, but the context advised him not to make a statement to the police,' said White. The father of the boy said he had told Jopling o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
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20,000 MEN CALL-UP IN AMERICA [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
20,000 MEN CALL-UP IN AMERICA WASHINGTON, Tuesday (A.A.P.).— An immediate call-up of 20,000 men for the Army was ordered by the Defence Depart ment yesterday. 'No other recourse is at present available to -meet the Army's early requirements, the ?department announced, ; President Truman on Friday approved increased strengths for all branches of' the armed forces. Coincident with the Defence Department's announcement, a Press survey revealed that re cruiting had increased by 20 to 50 per cent, throughout the United States since the Korean crisis began. Recruiting officers report that more men have . volunteered for military service than at any time since the end of World War II. Congressional leaders yester day told* President Truman he could have all the money he re quired to finance the Korean war. The pledge was given at a WVllfp Wnmso flnnforrtnno ed, among others, by Senate Democratic leader Scott Lucas. i He said' later that no specific figure on the costs of the war was mentio...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
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MINERS' SECRETARY REPUDIATES CIRCULAR ON KOREA [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
MINERS' SECRETARY REPUDIATES CIRCULAR ON KOREA BRISBANE,; Tuesday. — The General Sec retary of the Miners' Federation (Mr.. G. Grant) said in Rockhampton today the .Cen tral , Executive had not discussed- the Korean Mr. Grant said any informa tion sent out by the federation's general vice-president (Mr. W. Parkinson)' on the Korean situation 'is a matter of Mr. Parkinson's own expression and not one of the Central Execu tive.' Mr. Grant said he had his own opinion on the Korea situation and it would be expressed to the Miners' Central Council meeting early in August. A copy of the Miners' Central Executive circular to all miners' lodges on Korea was issued from the union's head office in Syd ney on Monday afternoon. It was a roneod two-page cir cular and carried the names of Mr. I. Williams (general presi dent), Mr. G. W.' S. Grant( gen eral secretary) and Mr. W. Park inson '(general vice-president). The circular called on' miners' lodges to make a declaration, by July 28 in favour ...
All-in Red Offensive In S. Korea Western Union Atlantic Naval Exercises [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
All-in Red Offensive In @ ImfJl CCl Western Union Atlantic Naval Exercises ^TOKYO, Tuesday (A.A.P.-Reuter). — Ameri- can forces, heavily outnumbered but now sup ported by tanks, are fighting desperately to holt Chochiwon, strategic j-ail and road centre about 25 miles north of the provisional capital of Taejon The North Koreans have thrown in their entire third division in face of determined and hardeninr American resistance. North-east of this main front the battle line runs through Chinchon-Umsong-Chungiu area, about 50 miles north-east of Tae jon. The South Koreans are re ported to be falling back under relentless pressure from Com munist troops. Outnumbered five to one by infantry and four to one by tanks, the Americans were forced back deeply on the main western road this morning.' A United Press report says the Americans lost all but two tanks in the battle. Battle-weary troops, says A.A.P.-Reuter, were forced to abandon their positions after heavy fighting last night and at d...
District Soccer Fixtures For Week-end [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
District Soccer Fixtures For Week-end The lllawarra District Soccer draw for the week-end is as follows: — SATURDAY Senior Grade — Division A at 3 p.m.: Fernhill v Coledale— R. Leishman. Bulli v C.R.M. — J. Vickcry. Tarrawanna v Bulli Surf — R. Herbert. Senior Grade '? — Division B: Helensburgh A v Terascoa at 3 p.m. — C. Gibson. Austinmer v Fernhill at 3 p.m. — D. Meredith. Russell Vale v Bellambi Surf at 3 p.m. — J. Robertson. . Bulli . v North Wollongong at 1.15 p:m. — ; R. Jordan. Helensburgh a bye. Under 18, Grade, at 1.15 p.m.: Bellambi v Coledale — J. Robert son. Fernhill v Woonona — R Leishman. Balgownie bye. Under 16 Grade, at 1.45 p.m.: Woonona v Thirroul B — P Banks. Balgownie v Coledale — E. Jarrett.. Helensburgh v Fern hill (deferred). Thirroul A v Corrimal — B. Ferguson. Under 14 Grade — Division A — at 2.15 p.m.: Balgownie v Woo nona, Corrimal v Fernhill. Thir roul v Russell Vale. Helensburgh v Coledale. Under 14 Grade — Division B: Corrimal v Austinmer at 11 a.m. Hel...