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American Prisoners Shot In Korea [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
American Prisoners Shot li Korea TOKYO, Tuesday ( A.A.P.-Reuter). — Six \ American G.I. prisoners were murdered, in ; cold blood by North Korean forces yesterday , reports Roy Macartney , A.A.P.-Reiiter corre spondent with the American forces at the South Korea front. Macartney talked with experi enced N.C.Os. who found the G.l.s lying with bullet holes through the back of their heads and their hands tied behind their backs. He said the atrocity was dis covered when a successful American counter-attack, one of the hottest engagements so far in the Korean campaign, rolled: the enemy back to .for ward positions which they overrun under cover o£ heavy mist yes terday morning. The bodies were found tumbled beside the main highway run ning south from Seoul. Lieutenant Roland Richmond said he saw two of the butchers of the G.I. prisoners. Richmond said he had considered surren dering himself earlier when cut off for over two hours, but was glad he had not done so. LieuLenaht Gates said he...
PATTERSON WINS [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
PATTERSON WINS LONDON, Tuesday (A.A.P.).— Australian Syd Patterson, world amateur sprint champion, de feated Britain's D. Ricketts and Frenchman !M. Verdeun to win the .Ave miles scratch race at an ' international cycling meet ing ,at Coventry last night. Patterson oovered the distance in 11 minutes 15.6 seconds.^
Junior Tennis Trials Arranged For Sunday Afternoon [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
Junior Tennis Trials ' Arranged for Sunday Afternoon Junior tennis trials will be held on Sunday, commencing' at 1 p.m., at LysaghtV courts. All juniors who will be under the age of 1 7 years early ,n May, iS51, will be eligible to take part in the rials for selection to the coaching class which will be held during the school holidays in September. Wollongong Association is cn | . itled to 10 boys and three girls | or this school. Any junior wlio I ould like to take pari in the rials will be given the oppnr inity. The selectors will be resent to watch the trials. The school will consist of jun ?rs from the near South Coast, :angaroo Valley, Bowral and errima. A spokesman for the associa !on said last night any help to \e junior development to fin ance this school would be ac :ptable. He said 'We have already re ceived the offer of a concert from a well known concert party in this district, also offers of to bacco from Mrs. Bell, Port Kem bla, 'and Mr. Arthur Jones, of Crown Street W...
Red Troops Reported Near Vietnam Border [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
Red Troops Reported Near Vietnam Border HONG KONG, Tues. (A.A.P. Reuter). — Communist General Lin Piao, Commander of the Fourth Field Army, is moving troops from Hainan Island and, Kwangtung to the Vietnam bor der, according to unconfirmed Chinese reports from Taipeh. The reports said that if American troops in Korea fail to push the North Koreans back to the 38tfi parallel the Chinese Communists will attack Viet nam. The reports said Lin Piao has set up his headquarters at Nan ning in Kwangsi Province.
Softball Games For Sunday [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
Softball Games For Sunday The Softball draw for Sunday' matches at Stuart jJPark at 10.3 a.m. is as follows: * Keira v. Wollongong. Coniston v. Meurants. Members of the Wollongong Club are particularly asked to nake sure they are early for their Tame against the leading team, '-eira, on Sunday, as they had 'o forfeit to- Meurants in the last round, which was disappoint ing. Meurants and Wollongong are -»ow level on the premiership list, and ' the Consolation Trophy is at an interesting stage. The premiership will be played between';, last: year's teams, Keira and Coniston, as both teams, are well ahead on the premiership table. . , I Meurants as a, team have shown a great improvement this season, and although they find it hard to practice regularly, are developing into a, really good combination. On Sunday, ^July 23, an llla warra representative team will play the Red Sox Club from Syd ney. It will be interesting to see how the district girls' stan dard oi piay compares wun tnai of ...
Keira Baseball Teams [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
Keira Baseball Teams , The following players will rep : resent the Keira Baseball Club on Saturday next: , v First Grade: G. Russell, J. Chapman, J. Treanor, A. Irvine, : A. Dare, D. Baker, B. Curran, i: H. .Lee. A. Davies. S. Watt. J. Burns, P. Dowsett. ? ? Second Grade: .A. Brown,. J. 'Woods, T. Downing, N. ,Whit \ taker, B. Wilson, B. Rowl-es, R. ; Cooney, G. Fleming, B. Farring ton, R. Neville, B. Dixon-, P. jMahony. Players are asked to be at the ground early, for their respec tive .games. Any player not ; available should notify -Jack Treanor, secretary. A special meeting of the club has 'been called for Friday night at 7.30, at Alec Davies1 ofllco, opposite the Post Office, Wollon 1 gong-. ~ All competition , books must .be to toy that night. .
Pollard Fit For Game At Wollongong If Wanted [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
Pollard Fit For Game At Wollongong It Wanted SYDNEY, Tuesday. — The injured Eng lish Rugby League winger, Roy Pollard, will be fit to play next week , English manager , Mr. George Oldroyd, said today. Mr. Oldroyd said Pollard had responded to treatment and if wanted , could play against the Southern Divi sion at Wollongong on July 19. Pollard Injured his collarbone in the match against Central Queensland. 'Another winger, Arthur Dan iels, will -be examined tomorrow by a doctor,' added Mr. Oldroyd. 'Front row forward ,D. Naugh- . ton is confined to hospital ahd : has tieen forbidden to put any : weight .on ' his broken leg. I Naughton broke his leg against I.pswich on Saturday. 'The doctor told me today he will not be able to get out of bed for four or Ave weeks. If that is the case, we may have to send htm home. However we will wait and see what the doc tor says 'later on, before we make a'^ decision,' said 3Mr. OldrOyd.
Sport Spots BOXERS IN FORCE [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
j I Spots (By ALAN J. GIBBONS) BOXERS IN FORCE For the past two or three months Jack Hassen has been a regular visitor io the Dapto dog track. He was there three days alter his fight with Daw jon, black eyes and all. I«asi week he brought along his .nate Alfie Clay. If any more jf the 'ring boys' come, the .rack will look more like a limmy S h a r nra n boxing roupe than a greyhound rack. ; v ... * * -- ' ; ?, 3EVEN HOURS' FOOTBALL Although, the admission charge for the Engiish League game .will be 2/6, slightly more than the normal, charge, spectators will certainly, get (heir' full money's worth,. The first game will start at i0.30 a.m. and the main game at 3.30. Seven hours of football is not bad for 2/6, these days. ★ ★ ★ IMPORTED COACH I asked two Wollongong League Clubs about the ap pointment oi a new English League coach. This man is re ported to be leaving London this week, bound for Wollon gong. C.BC. officials staled they had not engaged the coach mainly because their club...
SEA CADETS WERE "READY" [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
SEA CADETS WERE 'READY' 'Ready, aye, Ready' is the Ij motto of the Australian Sea *j ?Cadet Corps. Last Saturday Ij members of the training 'ship ?! Beatty were ready. J A visiting yachtsman called on the Corps for assistance to stow his sails and gear, which were in a disorderly condition after his yacht had come out of the .repair yard. A number of cadets soon had the yacht in ship-shape order. The cadets' reward waa a cruise round the Five Islands and the promise of another cruise next Saturday. An examination of n-ew en tries' will be held next Friday night. ? Instruction for the ord inary seamen will -be according to the training syllabus. There are vacancies for boys between the ages of 13 and 17 cadets. Uniforms are issued on permanent loan. No influence is placed on any -boy that he must join any of the armed Services. Good , citizenship is tlie princi pal aim. By accepting volun tary discipline, through a nauti cal education, a boy learns self confidence and leadership and ...
Lebanese Consul At Rotary [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
Lebanese Consul At Rotary '*? Lebanon was the home of culture , of democracy, of freedom and of justice, sdid the Consul-General for Lebanon ( Dr. H. Sheabea) in an address to members of the Wollongong Rotary Club last night. Lebanon, he said, was for merly the home of Phoenecians, who gave the world the alphabet, mathematics , and the' principles of irrigation. The Phoenecians even gave. Britain its name, as Britain was a Phoenecian word, meaning-tin. x '. The ; Phoenecians, he said, were; peaceful, friendly people andv believed In spreading their knowledge amongst . the other countries of ? the then-known world.' . ... Today the people of Lebanon were still peaceful, friendly people, and great believers in culture. Even the people of the villages and , hamlets were anxious ; to ^ see : their- children ed.ucated and. many - made' sacri fices -to bring this' about. Today the*, population was 97 per cent; literate. ': ? :' ''LINK WITH, WEST' Lebanon was /geographically ih ' Eastern c...
PENSIONERS' CLAIMS ADVANCED [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
PENSIONERS' GLAMS ADVANCED Determined to win higher pensions and have the State Government supply essentials such as hearing aids and estab lish a dental clinic at the Wol longong Hospital, members of the Combined Pensioners Com mittee interviewed Messrs. W. Davies, M.H.R., and L. B. Kelly, M.L.A., at the Trades Hall, Wol longong, on Monday afternoon. The Labour Council Secretary (Mr. .Les Mullin) announced this yesterday. 'In order- that officers of the Hospital Board- , would bo fam iliar with the request for a den tal clinic, Messrs.' Hickman and Lane were present at the con ference and' indicated their sup port on that question,' Mr. Mullin added. Another aspect rt.sed' was' the Federal Gove. ...aent's proposed Medical scheme, insotar as it ar fcctcd the pensioners. Both the* parliamentarians, he said, promised, to. give full sup-, port to the committee's de mands. Mr. Davies indicated that the Federal Minister for Health (Sir Earle Page) would be visiting the district in the ne...
WEST WOLLNGONG SCOUT GROUP MEETS [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
WEST WOLLONGONG crnnT . GROUP MEETS At a meeting of the 1st West Wollongong Scout Group Com mittee a letter was received from Mrs. W.alk-er tendering her resignation as secretary, owing to the ill-health of her mother. It was agreed that the matter remain in abeyance and Mrs. D. Jones will carry on pro tern. A sub-committee was appoint ed to arrange a function in the immediate future to raise funds. The Cubs and Scouts of this gr.oup conducted a successful collection of clothing and sun dries on Saturday in aid c:' th-o Flood' Victims' Relief Fund.
Scouts' Training Commissioner's Retirement [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
Scouts' Training Commissioner's Retirement After 25 years as Commissioner for Training, IVIr. H. MiasA.dster retires from his position with the Boy Scouts' Association this month. ' As the Cam;) Chief at the State Training Centre at Pennant Hills, 'Mao' is well know;: . to . South Coast Scouting, and many Scouters and ex-Scouters gath ered to pay tribute to his work for Scouting. t The testimonial fund which had . been opened by the iioy Scouts' Association wa3 sub scribed to the extent of over £800, and a presentation was made of return tickets to 3ng land and a cheque for oyer Miss M. MacAllister, who has ably assisted her brother in Ills work at the camp, was present ed with a cheqiu f.iv The Sou tli Const Area was wi-il represented at ths gatherin g. I ; the- evening Mr. MacAl.ister pre sented Wood Badge Beads to Miss Norma Ev.'in, Cubniisvi'esa ^f 1st Gwynneville, and Mr. Ken Rob inson, Scoutmaster of lsc Con iston. ' During the afternoon it 7/ as announced that Mr. McAllister ...
Bonnie Wilko Fancied At Wollongong Dogs Tonight [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
Bonnie Wilko Fancied At Wollongong Dogs Tonight The best bet at Wollongong's postponed dog meeting tonight appears to be Bonnie Wilko in the f resident's Stake, i Thfs'dog won like a champion last -week at Dapto and a repe tition of that run would give lim this race' tonight.- * - !.- He goes, well from any box, -: Another good 'bet, should be the Maiden runner Cinelong. .- . -This 'dog has finished second1 'on two 'occasions, but -with bet iec luck- arid a good .box it could .?asily' 'win, Has more than half second on this field. .. RACE PREVrEW 'MAIDEN STAKE Cinelong: Won the Maiden . Qualifying' in 29 seconds. This run was 6/10 better than any , other runner's time. Looks to be a past-the-post proposition. Maiof* East: Won in 29.4 sec onds, Could improve. Beryl Rob and Toff's Lady: Won- M.Q. in 29.6. 1 Black Hopkins, Little Mart: Won in 29.7. Ha;e| Vista won in 30.1, Walau in the slowest time, 30.2. UNANDERRA STAKE Golden Tiny: Won a Maiden at Dapto in 28.4, Won 'by ' five length...
BAILEY OUTPOINTS CLARK [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
? ??????« ? a ? « « ? a a a ? a ? BAILEY OUTPOINTS CLARK SYDNEY. Tn«sfl:iy.— Welter- weight Ken Bai'i-v (10.6) clev erly outpointed Victorian cham pion Frank Clark (10.C) over 12 rounds at Lcicliliardt Stadium to night. / It was easily Bailey's best fight since his: comeback. Although greatly hampered by a cut over the left eye, he car ried the fight to Clark and won with a good points lead. Early in the sixth round Clark cut Bailey's left eyebrow with a hard right. With his face cov ered in blood Bailey fought a ? clever defence. Over the latter part , of the fight, although Clark scored sev eral times near the cut, Bailey was never troubled with any ser ious danger of further, injuries. Early in the fight Clark caught Bailey with some hard rights to the head and scored with well timed counter punches. In the eighth round Bailey checked the Victorian with a series of hard straight lefts to the head. Three rounds 'later Bailey twice stunned his opponent with right crosses, Urider'^B...
Stanmore May Not Play [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
VV.V.V.V.V.V.V.V.V.V,' Stanmore May Not Play SYDNEY, Tuesday. — Rugby League Test five-eighth Frank Stanmore is in doubt for the New South Wales match against England on Saturday. Stanmore was kicked in the groin during a club game on Saturday. He had great difficulty in . running during' training today and after training coach Vichey ordered a medical ex . amination for Stanmore to morrow. Fullback Clive Churchill will, also be exam ined1 tomorrow. He was kicked ; on the leg on. Saturday but . ran freely at training.