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Men's Hockey at Randwick [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 15 July 1950
Men's Hockey at Randwiek Owing to the New Zealand' v. New South Wales match in Syd ney today, there will be no men's hockey competition in the Illa warra district this week-end. Play will resume next week-end. On Sunday many of the regu lar players will be off to Sydney to play their annual games against Randwiek. These fix-1 tures will be played at Snape Park. . , Randwiek is a particularly strong hockey district and if the Illawarra lads are successful against their Sydney opposition, they will be doing really well.. The bus taking players arid supporters to Randwiek will leave Wollongong at 8.30 a.m. and pick up en route to the Thirroul Theatre. The following teams have been selected to represent Illawarra against Randwiek tomorrow. No. 1 team: W. Tooth, W. Arm strong, M. Samways, T. Snow, T. Walker, T. Cordin, N; Hayes', D. Bassett, J. Parker (c), J. Garred, A. Soper. No. 2 team: D. Lewis, B. Hor ton, K. Seagraves, S. Richards, R. Hlscocks (c), J. qell, A. Tuckerman, B. Tuckerma...
Rovers and Port Clash In Women's Hockey [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 15 July 1950
Rovers and Port Clash In Women's Hockey This week-end the allimpor tant'1 women's hockey match be tween Port Kembla and Rovers will be decided. A win for either team would ensure a place in the semi-finals; ?' ? i ? ? v. Rovers are leading Port with three games to go. A-win'' would give them a game 'in ' the semi finals for certain. Port are a struggling team. They are two points behind Rovers, but if they win two of the remaining three games their place in the final is assured. Both teams have been train ing hard and a fast, tough game is certain. They meet at Unanderra. The A'.I.S. team, which lodged a protest last week, was ordered by the Judiciary Committee to withdraw its complaint. It had protested on the grounds that short time wan played in the match last week. Today's draw: — AT STUART PARK 2 p.m.: Dapto A v Wollongong A. Umpires, Foley and Stevens. 3.15 p.m.: Dapto B v A.I.S. Um pires, Mascord and' Howarth. AT DAPTO 2 p.m.: Unanderra v Figtree A. Umpires, Johnson and Mc Vi...
Coast Tennis Championships Near Close [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 15 July 1950
Coast Tennis Championships Near Close The South Coast tennis cham pionships have reached. , an- in teresting ' stage, ' 'there being seven semi-finals and four finals matches to be played at McCabe Park on Sun'day. The A grade men's doubles finals, set down for 3.30 p.m., should be the highlight, as Jack Hogben and Frank Ford are playing particularly well. They are drawn against last year's winners, Harold. Stapleton and Gordon Grant. The A grade women's doubles semi-final is between Mrs. Ben nett and Miss O'Donnell against Mrs. Broadfoot and 'Mrs. Swee-. ney. This game also should be of high standard. The C grade men's doubles final is W. Clarke and L. Jones against W. Thomas and D. Whitehouse. The C grade hixed doubles final is between W. Cruikshank and Mrs. Chaplin and Mr. and Mrs. Stephenson. K. Lees will oppose J. Cub man in the B grade men's singles final. This should be one of the most interesting games. The junior boys' semi-finals should also be close. B. Benja min, of the ...
"Patched Up" English Team To Play N.S.W. On Quagmire Ground [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 15 July 1950
'Patched Up'* English Teamylo Play N.S.W. On Quagmire Ground SYDNEY, Friday. — A 'patched up' English Rugby League team will play New South Wales on a quagmire at the Sydney Cricket Ground to morrow. Heavy and consistent rain today has turned the Cricket Ground into a sea of water. The English selectors today chose two players out of posi tion and seven players who will be making their debut on the Sydney Cricket Ground this tour. Recent heavy injuries to the English team have forced the selectors to make some drastic changes. Tom Dantoy, who has played most of his matches on the wing in Australia, has been sel ected as a centre for tomorrow's match. Danby gets his chance in the. big match .because bril liant centre Ernie Ashcroft is out because of a strained groin' muscle. Other features of the team are: Jim Ledgard selected as fullback in place of Martin Ryan; the omission of half-back Tommy Bradshaw for Albert Pepperell; centre Jack Cunliffe will toe five-eighth; the return of Ro...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 15 July 1950
HOUSES AND LAND FOR SALE AUSTINMER: New 7-roomed fibro cottage ' close to beach and 'transport. £2,400. Liberal finance. V.P. Willmore & Ran dell, 57a Keira St. Phone Woll. 1198. .'DELLAMBI: Close to Prince's Highway, appealing bargain at £170. Investigate today. Willmore & Randell, 57a Keira 'St.- Phone Woll. 1198. T3ULLI: Generous dimensions, rr conveniently situated. Ven vdor scCcrifiting at £100. Willmore ? and Randell, 57a Keira Street. Phone - Woll. 1198. './^ORRIMAL: Fibro Cottage, -V tiled roof; 2 bedrooms, lounge room, dining room, kitchen, bathroom. V.P. Not quite com pleted. Price, ' £1,525. 'Apply Fred C. Scott & Co., L.R.E.A., Corrimal. TjVaRY MEADOW: Building Allotment and 3 rooms and laundry. Would suit as tempor ary accommodation. 5 minutes from Highway. V.P. Price, £500. Apply Fred C. Scott and Co., L.R.E.A., Corrimal. 'POR Houses, Land and Real Estate, try H. E. Fanning, 308 Crown Street, Wollongong. Phone 1168. rTV/TODERN 5-roomed - Fibro ^...
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"New Weapons As Well As Men"—Bennett [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 15 July 1950
'New Weapons As Well As Men'- Bennett j SYDNES, Friday. — Australia must build worthwhile reserves of war equipment and aircraft as well as speeding up compul sory training plans, Licut.-Gen. H. Gordon Bennett said today. Commenting on the Federal Cabinet's plan to speed up mili tary training in Australia, he said the fighting in Korea had proved that human 'flesh alone could not stand up against tanks and modern weapons. General Bennett added: 'Building up our defence per sonnel is only one part of our defence scheme. We must also prepare modern weapons. We should concentrate on turning out modern tanks, anti-tank weapons and new aircraft.'
B.H.P. Net Profit £1,335,815 [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 15 July 1950
B.H.P. Net Profit £1,335,815 MELBOURNE, Friday— The Directors of Broken Hill Pty. Co. Ltd. have announced that subject to audit, net profit on trading for the year ended May 30, 1950, was £722,422. Receipts from general in vestments, subsidiaries and other sources amounted to £613,393, giving a total net profit of £1,335315 for the period. Results have been arrived at after providing £1,211,778 for depreciation and £800,000 for income tax. The previous year's net profit on trading was £632,672 and from investments £603,779, while £1,200,881 . was provided for depreciation and £750,000 for income tax. W.'AV.VW.V.VSW.VW NEW YORK, Friday (A.A.P.). — Sister Elizabeth Kenny has cancelled her proposed visit 'lonif to ' Australia and has cut short her European trip to bring back to the United States 'im- portant evidence' relating to poliomyelitis symptoms.
SCHOOLS GAME ON S.C.G. CANCELLED [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 15 July 1950
SCHOOLS GAME ON S.C.G. CANCELLED The game between a com-, bined Illawarra schools team and a combined Lennox Cup team, which was to have been played as a curtain-raiser to the England v N.S.W. game on Sydney Cricket Ground to day, has been cancelled. This was announced yester day by the New South Wales Rugby League. It also can- , celled the game between the Glebe Police Boys' Club and the East Sydney Police Boys' Club. The curtain-raiser games have 'been cancelled owing to the heavy state of the ground. It is considered too many efarly games would cut the ground. The only game before the English match will be be tween New South Wales and Queensland schoolboys. '.WW.VAVAW.ViW^
Port Kembla Wharfies Oppose Korea Action [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 15 July 1950
Port Kembla Wharfies Oppose Korea Action A stop-work meeting of the Port Kembla Waterside Workers yesterday passed a resolu tion condemning American action in Korea, after an address by a representative of the Illawarra Peace Committee, Mr. Paul Mortier. The meeting reaffirmed its earlier derision to abide by the Seamen's Union and Miners' Fed eration in their ' Triple Alliance' against the Governmenfs anti-Communist legislation. The secretary of the Port Kembla Waterside Workers (Mr. R. Francis) said the meeting had passed both resolutions unanim ously. The resolution on . Korea was identical wjth a motion car ried at Wednesday night's meet ing of the South Coast Trades and Labour Council. The resolu tion read: 'That this branch of the Waterside Workers' Federation, after fully considering the Ko rean situation, is of the opinion it arises from American-inspired provocation' and attack against Northern Korea and that the participation of American, British and Australian forces cons...
OBITUARY MR. R. P. CAMPBELL [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 15 July 1950
OBITUARY MR. R. p; CAMPBELL Mr; Robert Percy Cariipijeil, of \f Wind'ang Road, Primbee,,died in 1 the Wollongong District' Ho'spi- | tal yesterday morning;'- Mr. Campbell; who' was ?? 58, ?/ is sur vived by. a: widow, Freda, --'and children Jim, Jean (Mrs. Kim ber, . of Hobart),. Robert,-. Jan, Paul- and- -Maxwell.,, After a'ser-' ' ' ;vice . at; the^. Port Kembla^CaUid- - . /? v.'.. lie 'Oemetery today! th? remaiilb' ; will be interred in the Wollori .gong Catholic , Cemetery.
Tree-lover Still Waiting (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 15 July 1950
Tfee-lover Still Waiting ^ (To the Editor). . Sir. — After reading your praise worthy suggestion that the' coun cil give the people the trees in the Bulli- Nursery I would' like to report my experiences;1 Four -years ago I appealed to the Council for trees for .street -planting in John Street, Woo nona. After getting, the appro val of the Chief Gardener,, the city's Chief Engineer (Mr. R; E. Glastonbury) came- out and in vestigated and' proiriised' us the job would be done. Today we're still waiting for our trees.' / ..' e; wynn; , Woonona.
Compulsory Training for 18-Year-Olds; 21,000 In Call-Up [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 15 July 1950
Compulsory Training for 18- Year- Olds; ' 21,000 In Call-iJp CANBERRA, Friday.— The Acting Prime Minister (Mr. Fadden) to day announced details of the Commonwealth Government's National Service programme. The scheme of compulsory training will apply to 18-year-old youths. No commencement date has been fixed for the scheme, but it will be introduced as soon as practicable. The Government has decided to limit exemp tions to conscientious objectors and religioiu classes. No system of exemption or defer ment on the basis of occupation or industry is included in the scheme.' The 'Government proposes to call up. in the first year 13,500, in 'the second year 15,500, third year 19,000, and in the fourth year 21,000, by when the scheme will be in full operation. This 21,000 will be allocated as follows: Army 15,000, Air Force 6000, Navy 1000. The Government has also ap proved the reintroduction of women's services on a nucleus basis', in the Navy, Army and Air Force! Training and administrat...
SOUTH COAST RAINFALL [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 15 July 1950
SOUTH COAST RAINFALL ' South' Coast rainfall/ registra- tions for the -24-hour period? end ing 9 a.m. yesterday were: Pictbn--2, Wollongong 12; Robert son 33,,Bowral 13, Moss! Vale 25,' Suttori'^Forest ; 26, ./Kiama 50, ; Berry IB, Nowra 14, Cro'okhaven ' 28, Jervis Bay ; 15, Milton .15,. Ulladiilla . 24, Braidwbod 3, Ara luen '8,' ...Batemari's ' Bay . 6, Moi'uya He'ads 2,. Port 1 Keriibla 13. . '? -l j-; /
Shipping Movements [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 15 July 1950
Shipping Movements ' Arrived yesterday; Allara at 8.30.' pin. with limestone from Rapid Bay. ' 'Departures yesterday: Iron Yanipl at 8 a.m. with coke for Adelaide. Caledon at 8.10 p.m. for. Sydney. Expected arrival today: Chanda at 7 p.m. from Sydney td; discharge copper. Expected departures today: Highland Prince at 5 p.m. with 'concentrates for Sydney. Iron Kimberley in ballast for Why alla.' ' ' ...
TRANSPORT MINISTER HERE NEXT WEEK [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 15 July 1950
TRANSPORT MINISTER HERE NEXT WEEK The visit of the State Minis ter for Transport OMr. W. Shea-) han) to the City of Greater' Wollongong has now been set down for July 20. Mr. Sheahan,. it is hoped, will be accompan ied by the Director of Trans port and Highways ('Mr. R. Winsor). Also in the inspection party will be the Commissioner of Main Roads (Mr'. Toyer), Mr. Howard «Fowles, M.L.A., and Mr. Rex Connor, M.L.A. The transport officials will ' check on all district main roads and , railway routes. They have : a particular interest in the northern areas, where subaid- ? ences have occurred. The party will inspect the Towradgi Railway Station and meet a combined deputation from the Towradgi and Reld town-Fernhill Progress Associa tions at 10 a.m. They will then confer with Wollongong aldermen on trans 'A w-w-w— let's oo on relief.' pbrtation problems arid tour .the city' with the aldermen con cerned.' . The ' visit of the .party- had 'been ^planned .for last .Thursday, tout ' was' . p...