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Sport Spots 97 GAMES. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
jiporf | I §jp®c§i (By ALAt^J J. GIBBONS) 97 GAMES. BoBby Oliver, W o 1 1 o ri gong's reserve grade backt is having a hard irot. BoBbfy who is one of the best club men playing today, has had 97 matches with Wolloh gorig's firsts. Ii is hoped thai before the season is out the selectors will consider His play in the reserves 6f Suffi cienuy myn szanactxa io give him the three games in order tti bring up his dehhtry with the first grade side. ★ ★ ★ HOPEFUL GOLFERS. Four members of the Wol lorigorig doif Ciub are off to Ryde-Paxiamaila' this week end to play in the Ryde Parramalla Cup. TliS lads concerned are Rex McKay, Bernie Geiiriri,- George Cullen and Wilf Taylor. All the lead ing players, including Eric Cremiri, wili be coihpefirig in the trophy. , He ★ ★ SOCCER PLAYER BAGKi Woonona's Soccer p layer, Jim Jenkins, who has been out of the team for a long While Owing fo ah injury^ made his reappearance last week in the reserves. Kis leg appears io be quite o;k. how, so maybe he may ri...
NEWSPAPER SELECTIONS: RANDWICK [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
| NEWSPAPER SELECTIONS RANDWICK -... race- * ''Mercury',- mherald' - 'sun' 'iiimttOR' 'sportsman' , '1 A J,C 7~ AmBOLO . . . : 1 BILARILLAS . . . 1 HIGH SPIRITS . 1 AMBOLO . . . .1 AMBOLO . .' . .1 ' lift CORINTHIAN. BllaHMas. , . . .2 High Spirits : 2 Bilarillas . ... . 2 Hifeh Spirits . . 2 High, Spirits . ... 2 1 ?' ? HCP., lm. High . Spili-its . . . 3 M-; Porter . . . 3 Ambolo . , . ' . . .3 Mr. Porter ... 3 Mr. Poi-ter . . . 3 . THREE-iTR.-OLD BfAU SANDY . . 1 BEAU .SANDY ... 1 HIGHBROW'. . . 1 BEAU SANDY . . 1 ' GOLDEN TAN . . 1 1 O H QWAliiTY riCP., GoldtiK Tan . .2 Hig;hkBrbw . . .2 Golden Tan . -. .2 High Bi-oVv . . . 2 Beau Sandy ... 2 l.OU lm. High Brow . . ; 3 Boririy Lauri ... 3 Golden Tan . . . 3 High Brow . . . 3 . , jilLY, GAL. LEADER . ; 1 GAL; LEADER . . 1 GAL. LEADER . . 1 GAL. LEADER . . 1 GAL! LEADER . . 1 2C JUVENILE HCP., THdr'liridafi ; . 2 Tapdakl ? 2 Nirandoll . . . .2 Tapoaki . ... . . 2 Nirandoli . . . . 2 * .D 7f. . Nirandoli. . .' . ; 3 Nirandoli .... 3...
IMPORTANT BASEBALL GAME TODAY [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
IMPORTANT BASEBALL GAME TODAY The Illawarra District Base ball competition lias reached an interesting sta?e, in which the winners of to'la^'s ritain niatch coiild easily '-?'oriie the season's iriiridr pr'eniiers. e Tlie gairie,- which will be played at Weriharri Park, will be be tweeri \Vdllonfeong Whites arid Cringila. When these two teariis riiet in the cipferiinfe rtiUhd of the Coin petition Cringila won by the narrow margin of five runs to | three; ., | Whites could easily turn' the tables today; If they do, both teams will be level. If Cririgila wiris they are certairi to become minor pre .miefs for 1950. Keira should be able to ac count for Wollongong Reds at Cririgila. Wollongorig Reds have scored only two. points tliis year arid it would be a surprise if they downed the ''Hill' boys, who have won three matches. in. the. remaining game Port kembla do battle with Woonona at Nicholson Park,. .Woohona. Port look to have a mortgage on this .game,- . as their oppon ents have not...
Roads Report For Week-end [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
Rdads Report For Week-end According to information received from tha VVollongoh'g Police last nidh.t-' the cbndi ijbn of this district's major roads for ihe week-end is: ' BULLI Pass.'^ Open; s.ngle traffic ; iafie froni Green's Pincfi'lt- ''thi ^(^6'^/;' ivl f. uUSi-EV Hoad: Use of ajterna;ivo route via Cabbage ^ee't Creek and Mt. Piea^an; Rti^d to upper section at Mt. i-i.easant.^.o.i'iuge. Ligut tranic only. MT. KIERA: Open to iight traffic only.-- ? - ? — - ? MACQUaRlfe PASS: Clos ed over the week-end for re pairs . .LOWER COAST ROAD: ciosed. .
No. 58 CROSSWORD ACROSS [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
i No. 58 CROSSWORD ACROSS 1. Plunder 4. Conclude 7. Vend 8. Praise 10. Point of land 11. Coin (It.) 12. Spanish . chaise 14 Girl's name 16. Worthless bit 17 Locks of hair 19. Native of Scotland 21. Cry. as a cow 22. Blunders 24. Tart ' 27. Roman rhonefy 29 Distinguished 31. Ties 35.; Vehicle 36 Long -eared rodent 37. Occuring each year 39 A casKet /Gr, Aritiq. 41. MeaSi/re 42. Girl s nickname 43. Guns I slang I 44 Brood as pheasants 45. Before DOWN 1. Real-estate broker . , 2. Leather flask 3. Made holy 4. Old measure 5. Indian musliri 6. Former Spanish coins 7. Not plentiful 9. Venture 12. Lettuce 13. Fortify 15. Like 18 Goddess of dawn 20. Caricature 23. Ocean 25. To unpack 26. Kingdoms 28; Pig pen 30. Crooked 31. China (abbr 1 32. Opprcsfi 33. Per. to Arius 34. Genus of marsh grass 38 Sandarac tree Previous Ancwgr 10. Golf mound Answers to Puzzles will appear next Saturday.
The Stars Foretell [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
The Stars Foretell (By 'Libra') » CANCER MONTH — Ari important week for Cancer. : : ! ; '' ; jj FOR ALL— Best days: July 2; 5 aiid 6. LUCKY NUMBERS— July 1, Five arid Two. ARIES— Mar. 21 to April 20: For you, the week, favours friendships and all 'club of asso ciation' affairs; . ? Tw8 'da^s,- July 3 and 4 are likely to bring -re- j strictldri or sorrow. Visit the sick or; the elderly relatives. I Splendid davs for important ! events, Juiy 5 and 6. ' j ^ TAURUS— Api. 21 to May 2i: 'You take a risk arid get away witli it. The week-end is teem ing with romance. Don't ex- 1 pect to have things your . own way on July 4 and 5. But July 6 is most fortunate. For those ' who speculate, it is a good day. . Make your week-end choice on July e. j it W ! GEMINI— May 22 to June 21: Through a loss there is .. gain, this is surely true when ,ybu ap ply it to your individual case on July 1. July 4 is a sad day,, a parting is evident. July 5 and 6 favour , entertainment and ro mance. Good ? luck gen...
TEA UP 7d. ON MONDAY; BUTTER UNCHANGED [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
TEA UP 7* ON MONDAY; BUTTER UNCHANGED SYDNEY, Friday. — A statement made by the State Prices. Minister (Mr. Finnan) to night indicated a 7d. lb. rise in the price of tea from 2/9d. to 3/4d. lb. as from next Monday. He said he had received a communication . from the Prime Minister (Mr. Menzies) stating the existing subsidy on tea would be reduccd by 6d a lb., and that it 'would operate as from next Monday. Mr: Finnan said the Common wealth Government had rejected an approach made by the State Prices Ministers for an increase at the rate of Id lb. in the tea subsidy. This, he said, was in tended to cover distribution and package costs. 'I find it difficult to reconcile the increase in the price of tea with the Government's policy of restoring value to the pound,' said (the Minister. Mr. Finnan stated there would be no increase in the existing price of butter. This decision had been reached bjr^all State Prices Ministers after studying recommendations tp'l'dli'e Federal Government ad v...
Union Check On Hotel Wages [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
Union Check On Hotel Wages The State Organiser of the Hotel, Club and Restaurant Employees' Union (Mr. H. Mc Phillips) said yesterday he had visited several hotels in .the South Coast district to check -vages paid hotel employees for the election week-end. ?He said he found .that some hotels had paid the. correct wages for this' iperiod; others had 'failed to, do so; Mr. iMcPhiiljps indicated his union intended £o call a ? meet ing of all bar. staff for Thurs day to ascertain which em ployers had paid th6 correct wages and to discuss the prob lem with the union's members.
QLD. NOT IN FAVOUR OF INCREASE IN BUTTER PRICE [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
Qfcb; NOT IN FAVOUR r. i QF INCREASE ! IN BUTTER PRICE 'BRISBANE, Friday. — The Queensland Government would not agree to an increase in the pricc of buttej- by threepence a pound, the Prices Minister (Mr. Larcombe) said today. :3He replied to this effect to a cprnmunicationhe recoived from the^.New South Wales' Prices Minister (Mr. Finnan). VThe State had its own investi gators, and recently they re r^eported that an increased but ter price was not justified, he aftded,
A.M.P. OFFICE OPENED AT WOLLONGONG [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
A.M.P. OFFICE OPENED AT WOLLONGONG To celebrate the opening of tlie branch office In Wollongong, tJirefciof-s 'faf the A.M. P. Society entertained a number of repre sentative ' citizens at the Hotel Illawarra yesterday afternoon. I ' ' The b'bartl \vfis repffeSeritetl by Mr. C. H. Hoskins (chairman), Dr. S. A. Smith and Mr. Samuel Hordern. , Also present from head office tirer£:,Mr. U. a Bdlltim (Gteii e'ral ilanager), ' Mr. H. B. G. Walk6r (Mtfnager. for Sr.S:W.), ivxr. aj. riaicn luniei Account ant) and Mr. C. D. Bryson (Assistant Manager for N.S.W.) During the afternoon Mr. Hos kins introduced Mr. O. D. Kiss; formerly of Albiiry, ? who has been appointed miiriiger of thd Wollongong office. Mr: Hoskins traced .briefly thti growth of the A.M;P. Society and referred to the part it was taking in the development of the ,-untry by way of loans to Gov ernment and semi-goveirnmeritaj bodies, industries* farmers and members of the general public.
Road Conference Sees Risk Of Isolation [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
Road Conference Sees Risk Of Isolation W oiiongong area being isolated iii abiidlrftial weather was expressed at the emergency confer ence,. held yesterday, to deal with the critical cori ution cf the asienaii routes out of Greater Wollon gong area, pasr&darly Mt Ousley Road and Sulli Pass. : Several speakers emphasised that owing- to the possibility of a geographical fault in the 'rounti structure of the sector of the coast between Austinriicr attfl G'onloliiY, the future of i'ie railway and lower Sou ill Coast ttoad could become doubtful with a recurrence of past experiences This could bring about the need for a new rouce for the railway, away from that part of the coastline. The primary concern of the confcrence was the speedy res toration to normal condition of these roads. The conference decided: 1 © To concentrate on the res toration of Buili Pass (single line traffic is allowed tit present) with co-operation of the coun cil (with manpower and plant) and the Main Roads...
Wollongong "Problem Of Australia," Says Mr. Connor [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
Wollongong 'Problem Of Australia,' Says Mr. Connor 'This district is the problem child of govern ment and administration in Australia today. It gives us all a challenge which must and will be answered. On our success I believe will depend die future development of heavy industry in Aus tralia and the wealth and strength of our nation.' This was stated at the declara tion of the poll for the Wollon gong - Kembla electorate yester day by the successful Labor candidate, Mr. R. F. X. Connor. Mr. Connor said he believed the district would rapidly be come the industrial metropolis ! of the Southern Hemisphere. At the- same time, the natural] beauty of .the district must be; preserved, and above all it must, be made a place worth living in. . 'I' am .not entering political life with any illusions,' he. said, 'and at all' times I will have my feet planted very firmly '.on. the tcround: ? . . - ? v | 'Our district : has made already an outstanding contribution to our national economy; It is ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
A BRILLIANT ARTIST Following a concert . given at ' Geneva, C. Latiry, music ? critic I for the 'Go'urrier de Geniive,' | writes: 'Mr. Muo'rG MacMahon is the apostle-interpreter of the works he plays; he never, sacri fices Art for any personal effect; he possesses complete mastery of his instrument, beautiful mu sicianship and that which gives all its proper value, broadly cul tured intelligence.' ; .. x-; I 'Mr. Moore MacMahon , will be | the soloist with the Illawarra j Symphony ? Orchestra in the j 'Civic' Theatre on Monday, 17th July, in Mozart'^ Concerto No. 1 4 in D for violin and otchestra. I Dv Edgar Bainton, Australia's ; brilliant musician, will be the Guest Conductor. Booking plans are now open at MacAndrew's Music Store, 180 Crown Street, and music lovers are invited to give their fullest possible support in appre ciation of Dr. Bainton's visit to this city. — Advt. TEA COUPONS TEA: . 73 to 80 now available (77 to 80 have double value)..
£2 1/2 MILLION STATE DEFICIT EXPECTED [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
£2 j MILLION STATE : DEFICIT EXPECTED Girr ? Government is expected'1 to face a deficit of £2,500,000 for the financial year which ended today. In his financial statement to Parliament in September last, Mr. McGirr ? predicted an over all Budget deficit of £1, 015, 000. In the meantime, progressive increases in the. basic wage and rising costs generally have. put a different complexion ? on the State finances. '-
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 1 July 1950
.PERSONAL GIRL, 19, like pen friend. HIL ? MA, Box 5282, G.P.O., Mci ' bourne. LADY, ? 35, like pen friend. HAZEL, Box 5282, G.P.O., Melbourne. CHEMIST,' 25, like peri friend. -.- ?HECTOR, Box 2470V, G.P.O. Melbourne... ? GENT, 39, like pen friend. ; ^HORACffi' Box 7, p.p., KeW, Victoria. ^ ' GENT, 60, '^'like' pen friend. HENRY, Box 7, P.O., Kew, Victoria. Church Building For Oak Flats On. Saturday, June 24, a meet ing was held at the Prosrr.iss Hall; Oak Flats, to consider the provision of a small- Cliur :h building under the auspices of the Church of England.. An ap peal was made for the .Building Fund ;by the ' 'Rector and Mr. Lindsay Evans, and gifts we»e received amounting to £34/10/-. FOR BETTER VISION CONSULT c. h. McClelland, f.i.o OPTOMETRIST AND OPTICIAN 300 CRCiWiT STREET, WOLLONGONG (Opp. W. Waters & Sons.) Phone 1116. I DURA-CRETE j | TILES § | DELIVERY ; Wei,ts ?? | COLOURS: New Process; lasting finish I ? ATTA1 TTV . Unsurpassed iox neafiiess | yUAJL/11 1 i S...