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Decapitations Described To War Crimes Court [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950

Decapitations Described To War Crimes Court ] LOS NEGROS, Wednesday (A.A.P.-Reuter). — 4 Evidence of the decapitation of three Australian fr] and one American prisoners oi war at Bougainville ;j was given to the War Crimes Court today in the If fifth case heard by the Court against Japanese H ex-service personnel. The prosecutor, Major Alex Mackay, of Perth, submitted that the Australians had been murdered after interrogation on intelligence matters because they were of no further use to the Japanese. He submitted that the Japan ese murdered the American be cause they expected an Ameri can landing in the south of Bougainville and feared he might escape and disclose Jap anese defence positions to the Allied forces. In his opening address, Major Mackay told how the victims had knelt over an open grave into which their bodies and heads tumbled after being sev ered by blows from swords. He told how one Australian victim whose head had not been completely severed at the neck, lay in the ...

Publication Title: Illawarra Daily Mercury
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950

DELIGHTFUL BRICK VENEER RESIDENCE ON THE POPULAR BODE'S OVAL ESTATE Near North Wollongong Station, North Beach and Stuart Ptffk Tltis Saturday, July 15th, at 10.30 a.m, TTttANK HEVAN & SONS, actirig under favoured instructions from Mrs. M. E. Parkinson, will sell by auction at their Real Estate Rooms, 186 Crown Street, Wollongong, as above— Her attractive residence, Ajax Avenue, of which vacant pos session will be given immediately upon completion. Full particulars of this very 'fine home appeared . in earlier issues arid may be bad at the oflices of the Auctioneers. FRANK BEVAN & SONS 186 CROWN STREET, WOLLONGONG ESTATE ELIZABETH McGEORGE, DECEASED CITY OF WOLLONGONG IMPORTANT RESIDENTIAL OR SITE FOR BUSINESS OR PROFESSIONAL OFFICES 76 KEMBLA STREET, JUST OFF CROWN STREET This Saturday, July 15th, at 10.30 a.m. 'PRANK BEVAN & SONS, acting uftder favoured instructions frorri H. R'. McGeorge, Esquifd, Executor of fhe abo^enamed Estate, will sell by auction at ...

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Negroes Return From Indo-China [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950

Negroes Return From Indo-China (By an A.A.P.-Reuter Corres pondent in Singapore) Over 530 French negro troops, the majority wearing decora tions for outstanding service in the recent fighting in Indo China, passed through Singapore aboard the Liberty ship Boul ogne sur Mer, en route to France and discharge. A French medical officer de scribed the negroes as being among the finest troops 'in the French Army - and second only to legionnaires in discipline and caijwi. ue uyips. They will ,be discharged in Marseilles and returned through Dakar, to the viilage homes they left three years ago. Some ?sVill sign on for another three years, and many of the' re mainder will enter the service of their own native chieftains, where their modern war experi ences will be invaluable in train ing fellow tribesmen. There are about 18,000 negro troops in Indo-China.

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TENNIS DRAW FOR SUNDAY [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950

TENNIS DRAW FOR SUNDAY The Wollongong District Tert nis Association's South Coast championships draw for Sunday is as follows: — iWcC'ABE PARK COURTS 1.30 p.m. : AMS, H. Staple'tdn v S. Mitchell; ALD (semi), Mrs. Bennett and Miss O'Donnell v Mrs. Broadfoot and Sirs. W'. E. Sweeney; ARMS, J. Neill v R. Melrose, G. Heririessy v C Swan'; BMD (semi), W. Clark and L. Jones v W. Thomas and jj. Wintchouse; jbo, B. Benja miri and R. Burns v R. Imisides; and D. Munday. 2.30 p.rii.: ARMS, O. Aubrey, v F. Goodwin; CLD (semi), Mrs. Browning and llvlrs. Beveridge v Mrs.- Gaskill and Mrs.- Brooks; ARMD (semi), G. Musgrave & G. Cram v R. Brown arid S. Gilroy: EMS (final), K. Lees v J; Tub lvian; BXE- (semi), Cruickshanl* lirid Mrs. Cfiaplin v Mr. and Mrs. Stephenson. 3.30 p.m.: AMD (final), J. Hogben and F. Ford v H. Stap leton and G. Grant; CXD (final), L. Burrell and Mrs. Irwin v Mr. and Sirs. Whoatley ; CLS (filial), Miss Bi. Gilroy v Miss Milrier; JBS (semi)',' B. Benjamin1 V C. Hmnn T...

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WOOL CHEQUE WORTH £248,165,000 [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950

WOOL CHEQUE WORTH £248,165.000 CANBERRA. ' Wednesday.— Australia's cheque for greasy wool sold during the 11 months ended May was worth £2'!3, 16fr,000, acording to figures released by the Commonwealth Statistician (Dr. Roland Wil son) today. This is an increase of £38,6015,000 on the £179,559,000 cheque for the same period The principal buyer was the United Kingdom, which pur chased £S8,881,000 worth, an increase of £28,234,000 for th6 corresponding period of last year.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950

'Daily Mercury9' Classified Advertisements RATES: Two shillings ior first 14 words (approximately three lines); sixpence lor each subsequent line. Casual advertisements 6/- per inch. ?WWWMV.V.V.V.VV j '(Htme Jlljop | WATCH REPAIRS i| ? YOUR WATCH REPAIRS '? 5 Personally Carried Oul |« 5 bv £ 5 Mr. H. B. WATERS i 5 Qualified Craft Member Ij ^.of .the British Horological J' Inslilule. j! S 12, Months' Guarantee. 'I % 53 LOWER CROWN ST, Ilj (Next Oxford Hotel.) ' $ ?wyvww. vjwwwjvjf COLLECTION OF BOOK DEBTS PURCHASE BOOK DEBTS WOLLONGONG J COMMERCIAL SERVICES' . . 177' Crown Street, Wollongong V ? Phonoi Woll. 91 , GOVT. NOTICES -RENDERS, plainly endorsed ? and addressed to the Direct . or - General of Education, De partment of Education, Sydney will be received up till 2 o'clock p.m. on 27th July, 1950, for the preparation of sites, assemblj (parts supplied) and painting only, of up to 20 double class room units in Wollongong ? Nowra Area. j Plans, etc., and tender forms at Department...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950

ORIENT LINE AND P. & 0. ROYAL MATL STEAMERS HOLIDAY EXCURSIONS TO COLOMBO Return Accommodation guaranteed commencing 'Strathaird,' February 3rd. FARES — £120 sterling Return For further particulars, consult — FRANK BEVAN & SONS 186 CROWN ST., WOtl.ONGONG AUCTION SALES ^ FRANK BEVAN & SONS LICENSED DISTRICT AUCTIONEERS REAL ESTATE AGENTS SWORN VALUERS ; BUSINESS BROKERS 186 CROWN STREET, WOLLONGONG Established Over 60 Years TT^E have worthwhile buyers waiting to purchase homes, farms, building allotments and businesses in all parts of' the South Coast District. Owners are invited to supply particulars of their properties. Information with regards to values and. best method of selling will be given free of charge. All matters dealt with in strict confidence by the principals. FRANK BEVAN & SONS 186. CROWN STREET, WOLLONGONG Telephone 73 (2 lines); AUCTION SALES ? IMPORTANT AUCTION SALE OF INTEREST TO INVESTORS AND BUSINESS MEN ShoP premises an 6 Fl-Ats ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950

.A GREAT ARTIST The Music critic of the Syd- . ney Morning Herald writes: 'One does indeed see signs of Szigeti's outlook in the firm clearness of Mr. MacMahon's playing; in its strong, rich, even tone; and in a superb detach riierit from the hurly-burly of every day emotion. His playing is always interesting. He is true in intonation to the smallest de 4-r.il Hna fnftlcs fHof r»«-»tVnnP* Will be confused or -blurred.' Mr. Moore Mac'J.Iahon will be the soloist in the Concerto No. 4. in D for Violin arid Orchestra (Mozart) at the grand Orches tral Concert to be held in the 'Civic' Theatre on Monday next, 17th July, at 8 p.m., when Dr. Edgar Bainton will be the Guest Conductor. A very attractive programme will be presented by Dr.. Bainton and the Orchestra, and music lovers are invited to make early, reservations at the MacAridrcw Music Store, , 180 Crown Street. — Advt.

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Serious Flooding Unlikely [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950

Serious Flooding Unlikely SYDNEY', Wednesday.— The New South Wales Weather Bu reait does not expect serious flooding in the north-west sec tion of the State, although local floodings are expected. - In' a long range forecast the Weather Beau expects Friday to be fine. Light show is expected on the Southern Alps tomorrow.

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Banks To Close Half Day For League Game [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950

Banks To Close Half Day For League Game City of Greater Wollongong banks announced yesterday fh'at they will close a,t noon on Wednesday, the occasion of the British Isfes Rugby League football team's visit to Wol longong. The City of Greater Wollon gong Council last Wednesday night voted to close the Coun cil's Town Hall offices on the afternoon of the English team's visit. All council employees will be piven the half-day off. The Wollongong Traders' As sociation at a meeting last iveek narvowly defeated a mo tion for the closing of city shops for the half-day. Traders at the meeting said arrangements had been . made in most shops and depart ment stores to give the hitlf day off to employees who de sired to attend the game.

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Shipping Movements [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950

Shipping . Movements . Arrivals: Empire Gladstone, Iron Baron ? : Departures: Kiama, Tamer lane, Iron ICnobb, River Burnett. Expected arrivals: ' Chamba, 8 a.m.

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MAN CHARGED WITH ILLEGAL USE OF CAR [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950

MAN CHARGED WITH ILLEGAL USE OF CAR A man arrested by Constable G. A. Cox, of Wbllongong, in Crown Street on Tuesday night has been charged with illegally using ?a motor vehicle belonging to Eric Holland,, of Nowra. The man, Albert John Lewifi, of Darlinghurst, was Gharged be fore the Wollongong Clerk of Petty Sessions (Mr. C. Hall) yes ittiuuy. He was remanded to appear I before the Wollongong Court of': Petty' Sessions on July 17. ? Lewin was also remanded' on a. second charge of being an un licensed driver.

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Loan Pennant to Wollongong [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950

Loan Pennant to Wollongong v In the recent Ninth Security Loan the City of Greater Wol-| longong was allotted a quota of. £90,000, and the total sum sub scribed was £131,000. The Deputy Director has for-! warded for .presentation to the City Council a red championship pennant with one star in re cognition of the large amount Y\\t fllic 'nifr.v tn fho loan. \ Wollongong has won a number of pennants for its subscriptions to the various Commonwealth Loans, and in particular during the war years. On one occasion it won the State championship pennant. The Tenth Security Loan of £50,000,000 will open on August 1. The city has been allotted a quota of £81,500, as follows:, City area ? ? .. £50,000 Port Kembla-Dapto .. £19,000 Buili -Woonona-Thirroul £12,500 Interest payable on money iri vested in the Tenth Security Loan is 3 '1/8 per cent., and therefore a higher rate than bank interest. It is confidently an ticipated that once again the city will over-subscribe its quota.

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Ambitious Programme for Choral Society [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950

Ambitious Programme for Choral Society Details of an ambitious pro | gramme for the remainder of the year were' discussed at a meeting of the committee of the Ilia warra Choral Society. I It was. stated that the pro-| jected A .B.C. broadcast would probably take place in a few -.vceks. i At a later date, probably Sep tember 21, one of the best con certs, of .the year would be given 1 junction with the winners of the Vacutim Oii Company's 'Mobil Quest' winriers for, this- year. j The concert in September' would be in aid of the Choral Society's grand piano fund. j The choir would visit Sydney: nn July 29 to participate iri the Festival of Music in conjunction With the N.S.W. Guild of Choirs at the Sydney Conservatorium. ; Recitals would be given shortly in Kiama; also in Wbllongong for the Wollongong Music Lov ers' Club. ' ... . | Donations have been given to the Cub Lair Fund (£10) and to the Eisteddfod Committee (£5). j It has been announced that) riew members were required in fhe ...

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HAPPY TIME AT C.W.A. YOUNGER SET DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950

' HAPPY TIME' AT C.W.A. YOUNGER SET DANCE ? The dance held at the Guide Hall, Wollongong, by members Of the C.W.A. Younger Set, was a great success, both financially and as a happy evening's enter tainment. ? There were more than 70 dan cera. Everyone joined in com munity singing and' the various nAWflHv The 'floor show' was provid ed ' by six-years'-old Narelle Val entine,- who' danced a Highland Fling in costume, and 13years old ;Helen Gibson,- also in cos tume, who danced a Seann Triu bhuis. Wally Gibson played the bagpipes accorhpaniment and Mr. W. -Scott, from Glasgow, sang several songs in gaelic. A buffet supper was. served under the direction of Mesdames Witte, James and Moore. Dur ing the evening Mr. Witte, as lovial M.C., gave special thanks to Mrs. Hayes, the pianist, and to Miss Jean Macdonaldi who had organised the dance with the help of a small committee. The lucky door prize was won by Miss Oehn, of Wollongong. IMiss I, Salmond and Mr. Stokel won the 'spot' dance and ...

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Big Increase In Army Recruiting [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950

Big, Increase lii Army Recruiting SYDNEY, Wednesday. — The Minister for the Army and Navy (Mr. Francis) said today re cruiting for the Australian Reg ular Army had recently risen by more than 250 per cent. Applications for enlistment ? in the Militia were 'possibly slight ly better,' he said. Mr. Francis said the Defence Council had approved details of the Commonwealth Training Scheme, which would soon come before the Federal Cabinet. Having conferred at length with the Chief of the General fttaff (Lieut.-Gen. Rowell) Mr. Francis said that l&ck of equip ment would not impede rnobili nation of Australia's armed forces in any way. He said: 'Australia has never been in a better supply position during peacetime for stocks of arms arid munitions of riiodorn quality.' i

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Typewriting and Shorthand Exam. Results [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950

Typewriting and Shorthand Exam. Results Students of the Amalgamated Business Colleges, Wollongong, secured the following results in the' half-yearly . examinations conducted by the Incorporated Phonographic Society of Aus tralia: Typewriting, Junior Grade: Adamson, Barbara, 95, dlst..; Ainsworth, Becty, 95, dist.; ? Bond, Valerie, 94, dist.; E-win, Norma, 93, dist.; Farmer, Eliza beth, 95, dist.; . Grannall. Lyn ette, 94, dist.; Harris, Edna, 95, dist.; Hurst, Margery, 90, dist.; I Irvine, Shirley, 86; James', I Wenda, 93, dist.; Kilby, Lorns, 96,, dist.; Martin, Joy, 94, dist.; Micheit, Maureen, 96, dist.; Muriay-Cowpei', Kay, 90, dist.; Owen, Valerie, 91, dist.; Sladek, Martyring, 88; Laugh'iin, Doi'o- 1 thy, 90, dist.; Will-mot, Marie, i 91, dist. j Shorthand Theory: Adamson, Barbara, 93, dist.; A: ns worth, Betty, 85; Bond, Valerie, 87, dist.; Farmer,-- [Elizabeth, 35; Grannall, Lynettej 96, dist.; Harris, Edna, 97, dist.; Ivlartin, Joy, 96, dist.; Michell, Maui-aen, 91, dist.; ...

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Wool For Winter [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950

Wool For Winter These attractive winter styles have been designed by the Australian Wool Board, Mel bourne, to illustrate that wool can be warm but still glamorous . A Hardy Amies suit named 'Sorrel,' made in green and black- herringbone tweed, featuring thisj designer's - new envelope skirt. The lower part of the jacket at the back ire'p'eats the envelope line in a form of a' double fold. An effective wool coal and dress by Nordiska Kompaniet of Stockholm, Sweden. Turquoise grey facecloth dress featur- . ing full side panels worn with a loose-fitting cOatr. the as semble .finished with marten muff and donkey-brown hat by Rume Holmgren. A dashing ski-suit from Switzerland,. made in natural gabar din^: Designed; by- MttBon Och off Zurichj this suit is worn Witlt k'nitife'd 'wo6l imii&ii scar/ and cap in' .green: and' yellow check;' .

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Woonona Beats E.R.S In Final Table Tennis Match [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950

Woonona Beats E.R.S In Final Table Tennis Match (By 'Battler') Last year's premier team, Woonona-, de feated E.R.S., this year's minor premiers in the last competition match. Throughout the | competition E.R.S. lost only two'-matches, both defeats being, suffered at the hands of Woonona. * E.FT.S'. captain, ATart' Boyall, defeated all three: of Woonona's stars and combined with Clive Armstrong to defeat Baker and Coates,. former: State doubles! champion. A surprise was: the failure- of j Clive Armstrong to' -win a singles rubber. Ai-ter a number of early fail ures, Woonona- did well' to finish in second place' on the points table and are favoured by, many to win the Major trophy again.' As a result of Thirroul's win over A.I.S. it will ibe necessa-ry for Coniston and A^I.S to play off for the third and fourth positions. Apart from this replay, -until the other grade matches have compl-eted the prelimin a r y rounds: the ? only matches in A frrade will -be the trial fixtures, ' follo...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950

DOGS ARE RACING AX MPTO TONIGHT

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