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Woonona-Granville Play 2-All Soccer Draw [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
Woonona-Granville Play 2-A1I Soccer Draw (By 'Ex-International') Woonona and Granville drew, two-all, at Woo nona on Saturday, after Granville had led 2-0 in the first 30 minutes. Woonona fought back to mak-: a thrilling game. Granville through the purposefullness of their forwards, took an early lead. The outside winger*, R. Mc Kenzie -and B, Xfcwson, swung the ball Wei- with such accur acy that it was easy for their inside colleagues, R. Marshall and K. Vairy, to shoot at goal. It was a severe test for Woon ona's defence, and to their credit, they performed their work clev erly. Unfortunately for Woonona A. Biddulph substituted for S. Ren kovetsky at centre, and was far too small to cope with the ro bust defence of Granville. This gave the opposition too much freedom and allowed them the necessary time to clear. Woonona halves retrieved the position .particularly in the sec ond half, when their excellent placings to the vanguard caused Granville defence to wilt. C. Stewart went in...
N'TH W'GONG DOWN C.R.M. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
NTH W'GONG DOWN C.R.M. North Wollongong met C.R.M. in the match of the day in the lllawarra District Soccer Asso ciation fixture at Wiseman Park on Saturday. In a close game North Wollongong ran out winners 4-1 . There was no score in the first 10 minutes of the game, but Norths started the ball rolling when outside left, vet eran Charlie David, after beat ing three men, netted from 20 yards out. Within five minutes Norths led three to nil when Ken De laney netted, two goals in quick succession.. These were fine efforts.. - ? In the second 'half North Wol longong went into the attacl. and brilliant inside, left, 16year old 'Keith Learmonth, scored the best goal of the match with a terrific drive from 25 yards out ' At this stage a change cam; over the game, and, athough behind 4r0, C.R.M. attacked with constructive football, but the defence of North Wollon gong held until Ron Learmouth, forced into an error, kicked the ball into his own open goal. ~ John Todd, centre-half ? for' Nor...
BALGOWNIE'S 3-2 WIN OVER BANKSTOWN [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
BALGOWNIE'S 3-2 WIN OVER BANKSTOWN In yesterday's Southern League Soccer fixture ? Balgownie v Bankstown, played at Balgow nie, the home team won b- three goals to two. Balgownie had a 3-1 lead al the interval and were definitely on top of their opponents. Out side right K. James scored two of these goals, while inside right A. Miley was responsible for the third. After lemons the visitors settled down to better 'football, but the Balgownie defence held out. ' Inside right for Bankstown, M, Walker, notched the first goal and Les Phillips ;the lecond.' It was just as well the home team attained a lead in the early stages of the game, as to wards the closing stages Banks town .was doing everything but' scoring. They were playing by far the ibetter football. A crowd of about 400 attend ed the fixture. During the half-time interval the Balgownie committee con ducted an appeal for the two -Balgownie lads who will be turing Queensland with the State schoolDoy side in the near future. The ...
11 KILLED BY GARBGN MONOXIDE [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
11 KILLED BY CARBON MONOXIDE LONDON, Sunday ( A. A.P.).— Escaping carbon monoxide gas killed 11 and overcame 29 other nightshift workers yesterday at Coh sett Iron Works, in the county of Durham, one of Britain's largest steel-producing centres. The disaster occurred when the night shift men went into the joading' bay. . Survivors said: .'They began dropping like men on a battle^' field being shot.' Works firemen rushed in with respirators and volunteers from the ironworkerg ,want in to drag , the gassed meh clear.' One survivor said: 'I haven't the faintest idea what happened. I just passed out.' '?- ':Most of. ? the casualties were men who went in- to rescue their mates. . . Carbon monoxide is an -in vis- able, ordourless, tasteless, highly poisono.ue gas.. It le a. product of a smeltirtg- operation.
The News Behind The News [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
The News Behind The News By 'Insider' THE DIRECTOR- GENERAL of Social Services has told Mr. W. Davies, M.H.R., he hopes it may be possible to provide for Jack Marshall under the new TJ3. benefits scheme announced last night by Sir Earle Page. So, I guess, does Jack Marshall. OUT AT WOONONA there's a mongrel fox terrier that is no fool. Every Tuesday and Fri day night he trots half a mile from his master's home to the bus stop to meet, a woman friend, who arrives on the 7.15, bus from Austinmer. When she- alights she takes Russ, the dog, into a shop and buys him an ice cream. He then escorts her home. ★ ★ ' ★ A PROFESSIONAL gentleman of this district has just moved . into a modern bachelor Sat;' Ik's been there about a week.' Yesterday I had lunch with him , and I noticed % dark blue sock on one foot and a light grey sock1 on the other. Maybe flat life is not ail it's cracked up to be. ★ ★ ★ BEN FRIDAY seems to get'..'- into more trouble out of the' paper than he does in it. Early ',...
Pepper Has Easy Win In South Coast Tennis Championship [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
Pepper Has Eisy Win In South Coast Tessnis CIiaiapiOEslisp Favoured player Keith Pepper had an easy win in the first round of the South Coast tennis championships played at McCabe Park courts yesterday. Pepper played R. Poon and i won the first set wifhout loss. In the second game he. ran out ?aVr'easy winner 6-2. ^ : j, . Sta;/ j unior; Graham. Rabey:. was another, player to -have: ah | easy wiH'. Svst up. Rabey' went to :. Country WeeV. recently and 1 did exceptionally -v^tll; ' He de feated C. Burrowk' Ther-e were no major upsets j in the men's doubles. In the first round G. Grant ' and Harold Stapleton had an easy win over R. Poon and C. Burrows, 'fcl, 6-2. Results: A GRADE Men's Singles: S. Mitchell v. F. Hammond, 7-5, 8-6, H. Stapleton v. L. Benson, 6-3, ,6-3; K. Pepper - v. R. Poon, 6-0, 6-2; G. Rabsy v. C. Burrows, 6-3, 6-4; ; J. Hogben v. F. J. Benson, 6-0, 6-1;; K. Oyston v. T. Ward, 8-6, .6-2; S. . McCracken ' v. J. Innis (unfinished). Men's Doubles: G. Grant arid H. Stap...
Carlson Wins At Port Kembla [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
Carlson Wins At Port Kembla Mr. W. Carlson, with a nett round of 62 off a handicap of 26, won the Monthly Medal at the .Port Kembla golf links yester day. The course has . almost com 'nlfit.nlv flriprl mif n-ftoi* fVio roViowf 'drenching rains and good scores were returned. Other scores in the Monthly Medal were: J. M. Robertson ,.(9) 64 nett,. W. , Hooper (8). 65, A. S. Math'ieson (13), 66, A. Hea ton (12) 66. Best gross: W. Hooper with 73 off the stick on a count-back from J. M. Robertson, who also had a 73. The Secretary's trophy, run in' conjunction with the last three club events, ' was -won by J. ,M. Robertson with' a nett 210 off a handicap, of 9. ; ' ? Other scores in the trophy were: W. Heaton (12) 211 nett, -W. Carlson (23) 215, A. Kemp ;(24) 215, H. G; Morton (11) 217. ?' Saturday's mixed foursomes competition was won by G. Hills and Mrs. Abercrombic, who returned a 64. Scores were: G. Hills and Mrs. Abercrombie (24) 64, J. Silburn and Mrs. Thorne'croft (26) 65, W. j Spea...
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Rovers-Dapto In Women's Hockey Draw [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
Rovers-Dapto Iii Women's Hockey Draw Rovers and Dapto played a one-all draw in the women's^ hockey A grade match at Stuart Park on Saturday. The game was played on a quagmire ground, players complaining a tap in the centre, of the field had been left on, allowing water to spread over a large part of the area. Although the game was a draw, Rovers had the advantage terri torially and were always a dan-: ger. Early in the first half, Rovers scored when Pat Quinn- goaled. Rovers again- attacked but good defensive play by Eileen Dia mond and B. Clarke, of Dapto, kept them away from the goal mouth. The Dapto centre forward, B. Clarke, was unlucky hot to score - -r,als. All agreed she 1 played an c-Mtstanding gamn. . — With only a ~ fe^'miriuW'i'eft' ' for play it looked as though Rovers would be able to clinch '? the game. - ' However, a grand solo effort by Dapto's right winger, Lorna Chie, from the half way line, saved the day, and the final bell rang with the score one all. Outstanding...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
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Menzies Not Going Overseas Yet [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
Menzies Not Going Overseas Yet CANBERRA, Sunday. — The Prime Minister (Mr. Menzies) today denied Press reports which claimed he would leave for London next Friday to seek a better deal for. Australia in the allocation 'of dollars from the Empire dollar pool. The reports also claimed Mr. Menzies -would visit the United States on the return trip and seek a dollar loan. Mr. Menzies said: 'I don't know anything about it. This is news to me.' I am certainly not leaving on 'Friday. I expect to ?be in Melbourne on Friday. I will be happy : to make an an nouncement when I know I am going overseas.'.
TEA RATIONING ENDS TODAY [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
TEA RATIONING ENDS TODAY CANBERRA, Sunday. — The Commonwealth Government has decided to abolish tea rationing as from tomorrow,- the , Prime Minister (Mr. Menzies) ./announc- ed, tonight. '? '.U'i-' 1 . : , nnere, are ample supplies or tea in Australia to meet all de mands, so the .purpose for which rationing ??? was introduced no longer exists,' he said.' . Mr. Menzies , said . the Austra lian people' were licit generally aware of the great increase in the cost of . tea .that had taken place over recenf years. 'In Australia the price had been kept 'down to 2/9 a pound because the - Government which imported the whole of . the tea sold it at a price nearly 3/ a pound less than landed costs,' he said. , ?» ? In the present financial year approximately £7 million — nearly half as much again— would.' tie' paid in keeping down the price of tea. The Government has decided, however, not every increase in the cost of tea or every increase in the quantity consumed could be absorbed by means...
Colliery Official killed At Mt. Nebo Mine [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
Colliery Official Killed At Mt. Nebo Mine Mr. Jean Mouton, assistant manager of Wongawilli Colliery, was fatally injured about a quarter -of a mil© inside Mount Nebo colliery on Saturday afternoon. He was a member of a party of A. I. and S. officials who had ?been conducting experiments with electrically -driven skips.' The experiments -had been con cluded, but by some means he was crushed between a skip and a . p rop. . Although several members of the' party, were in close prox imity, no one saw the accident. Mr. Mouton- was conveyed . by ambulance to Wollongong Dis trict Hospital but died shortly after admission. ^ . - ;. i ' ?-.? ' : ; - Of Belgian extraction, he .was born in New South Wales. : He lived , in .^oodlawn Avenue, Wollongong, with -his wife and daughter.
YOUNGSTER AS FULL BACK: SURPRISE IN R.L. REP SIDE [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
YOUNGSTER AS FULL BACK: SURPRISE IN R.L. REP SIDE Nineteen -year -old Corrimal fullback, Jack O'Connell, was the surprise selection of the Com bined Group team to play the Englishmen, an nounced last night in Wollongong. O'Connell was playing in the Under 19 competition last year. O'Connell played only half a game yesterday, in the early match, South Coast v lllawarra. He played a solid game and on two occasions ran' his back line into position. From five kicks at goal he raised the flags once. ?'O'Connell is probably the youngest full-back ever to play for a combined group;. team. - Football fans will be pleased to see Leo Hurley, Port Kembla hookef, get his big chance. Hurley entered grade football in 1947 and although he has been knocking at the door of big foot ball ever since, the chance has always evaded him. He is not only an excellent rake but also a good loose forward. The surprise omission was A. Driscoll, of - Port Kembla. 'Dris- coll has been, playing great foot ball thi...
Poor Positional Play Main Cause of Illawarra's Rules Defeat [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
Pooi Positional Play Main Cause of . : Ulawana's Rules Defeat Leading 43-38 just before half time, llla warra were trounced by South Sydney 128-89 in the Australian Rules match of the day at the Wollongong Showground on Saturday afternoon . Bad positional play contributed, \ to lllawarra' s defeat . i Many of the referee's deci sions were open to discussion. He appeared to favour the visit ing side. The game started off in fine fashion. The weather was ideal for 'aerial ping pong' and the ?boys were kicking well. At , the' end of the first quar ter South Sydney were leading 30-19. The second period was a real thriller. For the entire time the. score was within a point or'-. two. ? - lllawarra took the lead for. the first time when Gault flew into the air to mark. As a rer^ suit he landed a neat goal.-'.; Cheync put his side further ahead with another, goal, which followed, closely behind Gault'3 effort. i . v' ? i The Green and Reds were quick to retaliate. At an amazing speed 'the ...
14 GOALS IN LYSAGHT v. CORRIMAL MATCH [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
14 GOALS IN LYSAGHT v. CORRIMAL MATCH (By 'Hi Ho') In one of the most sensational games in years, made more spectacular by the fact that no less than 14 goals were scored, Ly saght-Orb defeated Corrimal 8-6 at New Lambton Oval on Saturday. Lysaghts dominated the early play and were successful in reg istering an early lead of 2-0 in the: first 10 minutes of play. A. Gazzard, left winger, did a fine job and . scored, as did centre forward S. North. Corrimal were awarded a pen alty and captain Tom Wil loughby made no mistake with the kick. Except on one or two occa sions the Northerners dominated play in the first half. A. Gazzard added two more goals to com plete his hat trick before the interval. With a lead of four goals to one on resumption Lysaghts seemed all set yfor victory. FIVE GOALS IN 15 MINUTES Corrimal then produced their best football of the season and in an amazing attack scored ?A A A A iSnk iSi »?« five goals in the next 15 minutes. ' . Tom Willoughby scored two of the...
CONISTON HAS SOFTBALL WIN [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 3 July 1950
CONISTON HAS SOFTBALL WIN The much .improved Coniston softball team nearly defeated Keira at Stuart Park yesterday. The game,' played on a rea^ sonable ground, which was only j muddy in some parts; was, a of -o y«+ ? I Keira ran out the Winners -by seven- runs to six. Both sides made numerous : errors. . Out standing in the field for Keira was Cunningham. Wollongong was forced to for feit to ^ileurants, as only five of their players turned up for the game. ; . , : With all playeris present, 'thej young yfollongohg team is a? formidable combination and olub officials last night ex pressed disappointment at the poor 'roll-up. 7 ^