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Americans Evacuating Taejon [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
Americans Evacuatinq Taeion SOUTH KOREA, Wednesday (A.A.P.-Reuter). -First moves to evacuate Taejon, U.S. Army Field Headquarters and temporary South Korean capi tal, have been made by the American forces. Sheer weight of numbers has forced the American troops over the Kum River, 16 miles north of Taejon. Grim faced G.I.'s are digging themselves in along the south bank of the Kum River for the fast approaching 'no retreat' battle. South Korean forces liav also withdrawn to new positions Communist hammer-blows to day forced the tired American rearguard troops to pull back towards Taejon and evacuate the key town of Qhochiwon. Superior armed and armoured enemy tanks, with more num erous ground forces, constantly outflanked the American posi tions and forced them to fall back. Chochiwon is only about eight miles north of the American's line along the winding Kum River. The river is the last nat ural barrier before Taejon. The withdrawal from Chochi won came a few hours after General Ma...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
DEATH NOTICE KING, Edward Henry, at Bulli Hospital, 12th July, 1950. Beloved husband of Lucy Mary King, of' ., 251 Main Road, Bulli, aged f!5 years. FUNERAL NOTICE T^'ING.— Relatives and friends Mrs. Lucy Mary ; King, of 251 Main Road, Bulli, are kindly invited to attend the Funeral of her late beloved hus band, EDWARD HENRY (Teddy) and dear father of Ed ward, Arthur, Ada (Mrs. Gwy ther), Ethel (Mrs. Meehan) and Beryl (Mrs. Woods), to leave his : la*e residence, 251 Main Road, Bulli, after services com mencing at 3.30 for the Church of England Cemetery, Bulli, this ThuvRdaV afternoon. W. J. WILLIAMS, Funeral Director, Bulli. ?
TIME WE REMEMBERED "THE YANKS" [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
'TIME WE REMEMBERED 'THE YANKS' PRIME MINISTER Menzies' visit fo England and America Could scarcely have come at a more propitious time. With fhe United Nations facing serious trouble in Korea, and World War III an errant rifls shot away, the need for such ambassadorial overtures is self-evident. Mr. Menzies' proposed American sojourn is of partfcixJar import. The goodwill fostered during the years Americans fought with our Ircops in the Pacific war has been allowed to languish sadlyi in the years since Nippon's1 surrender. This bond of comradeship, symbolised by the personal friendship, orf war.-iime Prime Minister John Curtin and Gen eral MacArthur, has dwindled io a 'speaking acquaintance.' We have become increasingly critical of U.S. policy in Japan. Import-export restrictions dictated by dollar eco nomics have virtually stalemated trade between the two countries. The voice of Dr. EvaSt, which America heard and respected in the United Nations Assembly, has not been heard for man...
Korea Circular 'Council Policy', Says Parkinson [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
Korea Circular SaysParkinsoD The Southern Miners' President (Mr. W. Parkinson ) said last night the circular on Korea sent to miners' lodges was in line with Miners' Federation policy. He commended the Seamen's Union on its stand in refusing to load arms for the U.N. forces in Korea. .Mr. Parkinson was replying to a statement by the general sec retary of the Miners' Federation (Mr. G. W. S. Grant) made on Tuesday that the circular 're- flected Mr. Parkinson's own ex pression an'd not that of the entral Executive'. Mr.. Parkinson made the fol lowing statement to the 'Daily Mercury' last night: 'The Central ;Executive circu 'ar to the lodges issued by me after consultation and1 agree ment with other members of the executive, speaks for itself. . My statement on Korea Is' complete / in line with federation policy, ncluding. recent decisions of the Central Council. 'I repeat 'that our policy has ilways been against the inter vention of imperialist Powers in colonial .countries for milit...
The News Behind The News [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
The Hews Behind 1 the News -Bv 'Insider') MARTIAL NOTE: I hear the Steelworks Band, which is to play at the English Rugby League game next . Wednesday, has chosen as its number to welcome the teams on to the field 'The Entry of the Gladia tors.' ★ ★ * WHAT PRICE GLORY? Yes terday I saw an attractively ptuutuu murk ucuvoijr . vciuwo bearing the words 'Pasturised Milk.' Poor Pasteur! ★ -k ★ THERE WAS little more than a suggestion of rain last night, but the official rain gauge at the Wollongong Post Office re corded many inches. Some hooli gan with a queer sense, of hu mour removed the bottle in the early hours of the evening and filled it with an unidentified liquid. ?' ★ . ★ ★ THE 'DAIiiY MERCURY'S' poster outside newsagencies . yes terday' read 'Red Offensive 'in Korea.' ' A Crown Street wag . quipped V*'! find the Reds offen sive anywhere.' ★ ★ HIGH FASHION: Two of the district's heavy industry execu tives were ^ caught in a heavy stream on a Five Islands Road bridge during Monday...
Seeks Cause Of Amana Crash [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
Seeks Cause Of Amaiia Crash MELBOURNE, Wednesday. — Every theory will be tested and no effort spared to discover the cause and prevent the repetition of the Amana air disaster, the Minister for Civil Aviation (Mr. White) said today. Mr. White conferred with the Department of Civil Aviation Ac cidents' Committee on their re turn to Melbourne this afternoon affat* not»MfJr»cy nnf ^mrfleHo-oflAMe in Western Australia. The -Amana, an A.N. A. Sky master, crashed shortly after tak ing 'off on a Perth-Adelaide flight with the loss of 28 lives. ?Mr. White said the inquiries inWfistern Australia had , been completed but investigations will be carried out in Victoria. . Mr. White said the committee had obtained a 'mass of detailed information' but had not yet i established the actual cause ofj the crash.
Ballot In August To Fill Thornton's Post [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
Ballot In August To Fill ? j Thornton's Post SYDNEY, Wednesday.— A ballot to elect a new National Secretary of the Federated Ironworkers' Association will be held in Aug ust, foUojjoing the resignation of Mr. E. Thorn - „ ton, one The Ironworkers' National Council in Sydney today accept ed the resignation of Mr. Thorn ton, who is overseas - following his appointment to a trades union post in China. Mr. Thornton' has been ap pointed Australasian' representa tive on the Liaison' Bureau of the World Federation of Trades Unions in Peiping. . .([ Mr. Thornton, who has been the leading ofiicial-of ; the Austra lian Ironworkers for the past 14 years, was last reported to be. in Paris. It is believed he is now on his way to China; via Russia, to take up his new. appointment. His wife, who lives in. the Syd ney suburb of Gladesville, is. ex- pected to leave1 Australia shortly to join. him. , ,!Mr. Li. J.: McPhillips, now Act ing National Secretary of the Ironworkers' Association, is ex pecte...
Searchers Find No Trace Of Heires Missing From Wrecked Launch [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
Searchers Find No Trace 0! Heiress Missing From Wrecked Launch SYDNEY, Wednesday. — Police today found no trace of the missing English heiress, Jenefer Wornum, 23, who is believed to have drowned in the wreck of the 30ft. yacht Gentleman's Agreement at Wattamolla Beach on Monday night. . Pounding seas forced police parties to abandon further searches until daylight to morrow. ' Heavy seas made it top dan gerous for police and National Park Ranger Harold Senior to inspect the battered hull of the yacht at low tide today. Mr. Erikson; who coached Miss Wornum in yachting, will hire out a private plane to morrow to search for her. He advanced the theory today that she might be floating , alive on a lifebuoy off Sydney. PERILOUS DESCENT Police this morning made a perilous descent down the 1.75 foet cliff face to reach wreckage strewn on the rocks below. They found a length of ropo, tnree cushion covers, a naviga tion light, a pair of men's -trousers and a green and white dress.' ' ' It. ...
Boy's Evidence In Belmout Caning Case [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
Boy's Evidence In Belmont Caning; Case NEWCASTLE, Wednesday. — 'I don't want the cane, sir,' a schoolboy claimed he tol.d the headmaster of the Belmont Pub lic School on March 22. The Newcastle Children's Court was hearing a charge against Cyril Cliffprd Jopling, 57, headmaster,, of h.aving ^unlaw fully assaulted the boy who. is il, Jonlintr has nleaded not. eruiltv. Describing the alleged caning, the boy said: 'I did not hold my hand out. I said, 'I don't want the cane, sir. I don't want the cane!' I said, 'Mind my leg, sir,' and I cried. 'He caned me twice after I said that.' At playtime he went to Jop ling in the playground and said: 'Look what you've done to my leg, sir,' Jopling said: 'That will teach you to hold out your hand next time.' The case was adjourned until tomorrow.
MENZIES TO SEEK U.K. AID ON TRAINING [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
MENZIES TO SEEK U.K. AID ON TRAINING CANBERRA, Wednesday. — Close co-operation between Brit ain and Australia for British as sistance to Australia in carrying out its national military service programme will be discusscd by the Prime Minister (Mr. Menzies) in London within the next few days. Mr. -Menzies will inform Brit ish Service Ministers and de fence Chiefs of the Australian Government's defence plans. He will outline to them the result of Australian Defence Council discussions last week on Compul sory military training. Mr. Menzies is expected to tell British Ministers the Australian scheme will rely greatly on Brit ain providing large 'numbers of Army instructors and a quantity of training equipment, such as modern tanks. There will be a frank exchange of defence information between the British and Australian Gov ernments. Mr. Menzies will be told he can depend upon Britain keep ing Australia informed of ail defence developments, including the latest techniques. VCCOMMODATION...
U.N. DELEGATE MURDERED IN SEOUL [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
D.N. DELEGATE REPORTED MURDERED IN SEOUL TOKYO, Wednesday (From A.A.P.-Reuter Correspondent). — A woman delegate to the United Nations and two former Parlia mentarians, including one woman, are reported to have been murdered by Communists at Seoul. Doctor Liu Yu-Wan, chairman of the United Nations Korean Commission, , said he heard the reports from several sources but so far they were unconfirmed by eye-witnesses. rnose oeuevea to nave Deen shot were Mrs. Moh Yung Suh, U.N. delegate, and Mrs. Park Soon Chun and Kim Hyo Suk, both members of Parliament. Mrs. Park, a noted antiCom munist, is reported to have been shot after she had tricked Com munists in a broadcast from Seoul radio station. She was ordered to make a broadcast an nouncing her renunciation of 'capitalism and imperialism' and praising Communist prin ciples. She went before the micro phone, but 'violently denounced the Communists and was promptly shot. Most authentic report of Mrs. Moh's murder comes from Lee Ki Bong, a f...
High Officer To Attend Woonona S.A. Celebration [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
High Officer To Attend Woonona S.A. Celebration The 63rd anniversary of the opening of the Salvation Army ?Woonona Corps will be cele brated on Saturday and Sunday. The corps has been fortunate in securing the leadership of the Chief Secretary of the Territory (Colonel' Wm. Cooper) to con dust the series of meetings which have been planned. ? ' . - Colonel Cooper, who has rer cently entered into the positiori of Chief Secretary of- the' Eksterri Australia Territory, is an office* of some SO years' experience.. He served in Great Britain pridr to coming to 'Australia. Hi£,( last appointment was ,that- of chief side officer of the- ^Inter- national Training Garrison' in London. _ - . - - The coloriel will be' accofnpafiT led trtr 6«wnS6i*.° Tfc will :.i*» their first' visit to the South Coast. Senior Major and Mrs! ^ R. E. Liddeil, from Goulburn.'DI- ' visional Headquarters, will also be present and talke part ini the week-end meetings: A varied. prograihmS by all sections' of the cor...
SHEAHAN-WINSOR VISIT POSTPONED [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
SHEAHAN-WINSOR VISIT POSTPONED The inspection visit of the i State Minister for Transport (Mr. ? W. F. Sheahan) and the Com- 1 riiissioner for Transport and Highways (Mr. R. Winsor) to Wolloneong, scheduled for to morrow, has been postponed. The Acting Town Clerk (Mr. T. W. Martin) announced this yesterday. Mi-. Martin said the Minister haid been suddenly called to Canberra for a conference with Federal Ministers and this made his visit to the South Coast irii practicable at present. ? ? -. Mr. Martin said Mr. Winsor had voiced a wish to visit Wbl longong next week' if the ar rangements could be made for an' inspection, at that time. . ' . The visit of the' two transport : officials wa:s to have taken th'e form of an inspection of the South Coast's railway and high way conditions and a conference with City, of Greater . Wollon gong aldermen.'
Missing Launch Found [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
Missing Launch' Found SYDNEY, Wednesday.— Miss- I ing from Palm Beach for two days, the 38-foo't launch' Chris tina with two men aboard was. found today south-east Of Red head and. towed to Newcastle. William Jenkins, 36, owner, and Barry Hewlitt, 20, suffered no ill-effects. They said engine' trouble on Monday night forced them to sail 25 miles' out to sea and they were further delayed when be calmed while under sail yester day. The launch was sighted today by Palm Seacli flshorriian, Frank Gonsalves, who towed it to New castle.
Government To Define Attitude To-day On Seamen's Union Ban [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
Government T@ Define Attitude To-day On Seamen's Union Ban CANBERRA, ...Wednesday. — The ...Com monwealth Government is expected tomorrow to define its attitude to the threatened ban by the Seamen's Union on the despatch of arms and goods to Korea. It will do this through a meeting of the Federal Cabinet, which' will be the. first meeting of Ministers since officers of the Seamen's Union announced their intention to oppose the Government assisting the Uni ted Nations in the Korean cam paign by arms and supplies. The Acting Prime Minister (Mr. Fadden) has yet to confer with the Attorney-General (Sen ator Spicer) and the Common: wealth Solicitor - General .(Mr. Bailey) on the outcome of ' their discussions1' on-thte matter in Melbourne. ' These discussions .covered great research into sections of the Crimes Act which could best suit the situation created by the .Seamen's Union. The position has -been ren dered more difficult by the fact that Australia is acting in the Korean war as a ...
QUEBEC HAS FINE HARBOUR [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
QUEBEC HAS FINE HARBOUR ? Although Quebec, one of the great cities of Canada, is 800 miles from the sea, the St. L awrence River provides a safe and smooth waterway. The fi ne harbour is one of eight ad ministered by the National Ha rbours Board, and its facilities include a grain elevator with a capacity of 4,000,000 bushels, and a cold storage warehouse and fish house. Cyril insisted on bringing some of his toys along. (
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
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