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KEEN INTEREST IN TABLE TENNIS TRIALS [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950

KEEN INTEREST IN TABLE TENNIS TRIALS (By 'Match') Keen interest has been shown in trial, table tennis games with players seeking selec tion in the representative team to meet top New South Wales players at Woonona later this month . In a fiercely 'contested match the Possible's team, consistint of K. Smith (Captain), E. Sam ways, K. Taylor-and J. Brumb; defeated the Probables' team en Bailey, R. Denharri (Cap tain), B. 'Irons and R. Grove— by 11 games to nine. Although the Possibles wor on games they' were 11 points behind. Prominent players were K Taylor, for the Possibles, and D. Bailey and R. Denham, foi the Probables. These players won three games each. The match of the. night went to B. Irons and E. Samways This was a real thriller, eacli player having numerous match points until Irons finally took the game 30-28. An interesting item noticed in the 'Table Tennis Review' is that members of the Czecho slovakian team, which won the Swaythling Cup, were giveri a car each by their G...

Publication Title: Illawarra Daily Mercury
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Connaughton Wins 20 Mile Road Race [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950

Connaughton Wins 20 Mile Road Race if ? i:- (By 'Spoke') Aub Connaught'on, not a young ster at 38 years, demoralised a fiSIcf of the South Coast's most prominent cyclists by winning the South Coast Cycle Club's 20-miles road;' race. ' ' ? This race was run in the ab sence or three iback-marlters, Keith Robertson, Alf Overton and Harry Purvis. Reg iMurray also jdid not compete. Second place was gained by 'old war-horse' Tom O'Connor with -^ex-juvenile Don Fahey third. Fahey put up a good perform ance; this was his second ride over- a long journey.- ' ; They ' were followed .by the Potter brothers, Jim and Bob, then came Rowley Whatman, Don T.ighe and Frank Reilly. Ill-luclcv was again about when scratch man Johnny Graham, having caught Don Tighe and F. Reilly,.- had a puncture- and was .forced . to retire. Results: ^A. Connaughton (6 min. h'cap) 1, T. ' O'Connor (6 min.) 2, D. Fahey (6.30) 3, Time, A. Connaughton (6 min.),. 52.55. JUVENILE CYCLISTS The . juvenile cyclists,;: again ra...

Publication Title: Illawarra Daily Mercury
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Stadiums Want Dawson To Prolong Stay [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950

Stadiums Want . Dawson To Prolonsf Stay o j SYDNEY, Wednesday. Stadiums Ltd. is making-another attempt to in'duce Freddie Daw son to remain here, and fight' fellow American Henry 'Brimm. Brimm, who has fought. Dam son twice in America, . said he came , to Australia in the hope Af 'nofoV-inO' lin wifh '? Stadiums Ltd. succeeded in persuading Dawson - to remain here for two fights after he met Jack Hassen and they are hop.e ful of getiing him. to stay long er.,: ? ?. ' ? Brimm, a highly rated, boxer, makes, his debut at the Stadium on Monday night when he meets Harry Hayes.

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BENNETT TO FIGHT AS FEATHERWEIGHT [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950

BENNETT TO FIGHT AS FEATHERWEIGHT MELBOURNE, Wednesday .— Australian bantamweight cham pion Elley Bennett will fight as a featherweight in his match against Siamese Chai Sitphol on Friday night. ' . Bennett sought, the limit in crease because' he has difficulty in making the weight during the winter. ;

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SOUTH COAST RAINFALL [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950

SOUTH COAST RAINFALL South Coast rainfall for' the 24 hours ended 9 a.m. yesterday: Camdeix 113, Picton 73, Wollon gong 64, ..Robertson 53, Bowral 45, Sutton 'Forest 3.0, Kiama 515, Berry 30, Nowra 30, Crookhaven 36, Jervis Bay 59, Milton . 30, Ulladulla 35, Braid,\vood 13, Ara luen 13, Bateman's Bay 16, Moruya Heads 14, Port Kembla 65, Bega 10, Pambula, 7, Eden 6.

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Sabotage Possible [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950

Sabotage Possible LONDON, Wednesday (A.A.P.). —An Admiralty announcement says that 'unexpected' mechan ical troubles' had occurred in the 1700; ton destroyer Cavendish at. Rosyth, Scotland. . The Ad miralty sa}d the possibilities . of sabotage could not be ruled out. ' ? / / .-

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Robinson to Defend Title Moore First and Last [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950

Robinson to Defend Title Moore First and Last NSW YORK; Wednesday (A.A.p.).— Ray 'Sugar' Robin son.' has signed to dofend'-his world Welterweight title' against Charley' Fuaarl at Jersey 'City' oh August 9.

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ATHLETES TO BE INVITED O TOUR AUSTRALIA [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950

ATHLETES TO BE INVITED 0 TOUR AUSTRALIA SYDNEY, Wednesday. ? — Several champion athletes, in cluding Olympic Games win ners, Arthur Wint and Gaston Reiff, will be invited to tour Australia early next' year; r. ' Wint, a Jamaican; won. the '400, Reiff, a Belgian, . won the .5,000 metres. . ... , . Sprinter E, . McDonaidrBailey, v and the Oxford mile ' champion, Roger Bannister, also have, been: invited, .

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950

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O'Connell, McClean Brilliant In South's Great Victory [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950

O'Connell, McCIean Brilliant In South's w ?.. Great Victory Nineteen-years-old Corrimal full-back, Jack OConnell, who kicked six goals, and Bowral's Jack McCIean, who scored two magnificent tries, were the chief instruments of the English men's defeat in the final country Rugby League match of their present tour, played at Wollongong yesterday. 1 - - Do\yn 8-4 at half time, Southern Division played like tigers in the second half to win the match 18-11. During the game, in which fists were continually thrown, English forward R. Ryan was sent from the field. Cy the'ftime the main game started thfe ground was cut up, but considering the terrific rain which fell_ during the past few days, it was in fair order. 'During the morning more than 10 tons of sand was spread over the' surface. As referee Underwood came ciri'to the field in a bright sckrlet sweater the crowd, estimated to be at least 8,000, thronged to wards the sideline. The home team, Southern Dis tricts, were first onto the gr...

Publication Title: Illawarra Daily Mercury
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MARISTS BEAT GROUP 7 [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950

MARISTS BEAT GROUP 7 Marist Brothers beat Group 7, 8-0 in a keenly contested game. Marist Brothers kicked off and play went down towards Group 7's line. Play was. solid and when Davia broke through with the ball on '?he toes, Marist Brothers had a ?^ood chance to score. Group 7's fullback R. Cole saved the situ ation. There was a nice movement when Prior broke through with Ken Dyball in support. Dyball was hauled down 15 yards from fhe visitor's line. A kick to Marist's relieved the position. Cole sent Miller on his ? way and after a nice break through he seemed certain to gain many yards. After crossing the half way line he slipped on the greasy field. Marist Brothers' halfback, E. Dennett, used a short punt to advantage and caught Cole out of position. Barry Neill follow ing through collected to score near the posts. ? The kick went astray and 'College' lead 3-0. As the half time bell sounded Barry Prior raced towards the line for Group 7, but A. Ryan, Marist's winger grounded him...

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PAT BORTHWICK THIRD IN WOMEN'S GOLF [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950

' - - - I PAT B0RTHWICK THIRD IN WOMEN'S GOLF . LONDON, Wednesday (A'.AiP.), Miss Pat Borthwick, Australian women's golf champion, shared third place at the end of the first round of the' Daily. Graphic women's national stroke tourna ment at Wentworth-Surrey yes-! teraay. ? Miss Borthwick returned an 80 — three strokes more than the leader Jeanne Bisgood. Aus tralia's other representatives were well down in the field. Miss Joan^Fletcher and Miss Judith Percy each returned 85 while Miss Maxine Bishop took 86.

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Illawarra Schoolboys Beat Queensland [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950

Illawarra Schoolboys BeatQueeiisbiid Illawarra schoolboys (under 7 .7) defeated Queensland 2-0 in the first game of Iiugby League at the Wollongong Showground yes terday. When the game commenced more than 5,000 spectators were present. ' Illawarra, led by Hopper, were first on to the field and they kicked off with a slight breeze. They were defending the north ern end of the ground. Within five minutes Illawarrra opened their score when Drew kicked a beautiful penalty goal from 35 yards out. i Queensland came back fight-] ing hard and play swooped down -,o Illawarra's 25 before a pen ilty was awarded to .the home side. Soon after Drew missed it his second attempt at goal, j Play centred around half way ( —it was fast and really good :ootball. ILLAWARRA WINNING BALL Illawarra was winning the ball in the scrusm and on many oc casions the home forwards proved superior' hi the rucks. I Full-back Palmer went in to nearly get over for Illawarra as' .l;.y went down close to the visi tors' ...

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SOUTH BULLI MINERS TO RESUME [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950

SOUTH BULLI MINERS TO RESUME Striking miners at South Bulli Colliery will resume work this morning. A Miners' Federation official said yesterday that a 'satisfactory settlement' had been reached in the dispute, which has kept the mine idie for a week. The 350 miners employed at the pit struck, last .Thursday, after the management had transferred a shiftman named Parsons from a job as* power - borer -operator to other duties. After a con ference with union officials, the management, had agreed to pay Parsons the extra 4/4 per day paid for the. job. The lodge members rejected an executive ' recommendation that they return '' to ' woi'k on Monday pending a con e'er ence on the dispute which was held Tues day afternoon. Yesterday the miners agreed to settlement conditions arrived at during Tuesday afternoon's conference between union officials and the management. DISPUTE AT TONGAItltA ..A week- old dispute which has kept Tongarra Colliery, Dapto, idle since last Wednesday will be aired ...

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Deputy City Engineer Tenders Resignation [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950

Deputy Gity Engineer Tenders, Resignation - The City of Greater Wollon ;gong Deputy Engineer (Mr. R. L. Coles) has tendered his resig nation to the city council. He' has asked that he be relieved of hiis duties - as o£ July 28. Following! a recommendation from the Works Committee, the City. Council last night request ed Mr. Coles 'to extend his ser vices, with the. council for a fur ther two ''months to give coun .cil. an . opportunity, of Ailing the key post. . ' ' * Mr. Coles plans to enter private practice with' a firm of consult ing engineers. :. ,,

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Sydney Death of Former Well-known Resident [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950

Sydney Death of former Well-known Resident The death occurred at . the Rachel Forster Hospital, Sydney, on Thursday, of Mrs. Annie Rees, aged 85, widow of che late W. H. Rees, who was well known in Wollongong years ago. Mr. Ernest Rees, of Wollon gong, is a son. The remains were privately cremated at the Northern Sub urbs Crematorium.

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Balgownie Men Find "WORKING BOOTS" — WORTH £250 PER PAIR [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950

Balgownie Men Find 'WORKING BOOTS' — WORTH £250 PER PAIR Two pairs of hastily purchased working boots proved to be ' lucky shoes' for a Bal gownie mifier and his mate yesterday. They won third prize of £500 in yesterday's State Lottery, with a ticket titled 'Working Boots' syndicate. The miner, Royden Webster, of 'Brigham,' a neat little cottage in Kembla Street, Balgownie, bought the ticket with a work mate last week after he and his friend had raced to the Bal gownie, bought the ticket with a workmate last week after he and his friend had raced to the Balgownie Co-op. Store just be fore closing time to buy pairs of working boots. A 'Daily Mercury' reporter who talked to Mrs. R. Webster, Royden's mother, was told Roy was still at work at the Corrlmal Colliery, where he is employed as a wheeler and clipper. Mr. V. Duncan, proprietor of a Balgownie general store, sold Webster the lucky ticket. He said 'It's a break for me as I've only been in business 1'2 weeks. It's the first big wi...

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Alderman Objects To Prices Of Bodies For Sanitary Waggon [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950

Alderman Objects To Prices 01 Bodies ? For Sanilary Waggon Aid. D. Beaton took strenuous objection to a Fanance Committee recommendation at last night's meeting of the Wollongong Coun cil that £500 be voted for purchase of new sanitary waggon bodies. He said the equip ment could Oe purchased ' for a great deal less' than the figure quoted. The committee had recom mended the acceptance of a 'quote from Hughes, Whetton and Reilly Pty. Ltd. tor two new steel sanitary waggons for a new truck and replacement of ?i worn-out body. 'I can say definitely these things can be purchased a great deal lower than this figure,' said Aid. Beaton. 'Furthermore, they have not said when they can be delivered.' 1 Aid. Beaton said although the City Health Engineer (Mr. E. Way) was- convinced they could not be bought for less, he had made inquiries and had found a reasonable price below the £250 figure. Referring to a closed commit tee meeting of council held after last night's general meet ing, Aid. Beat...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950

! AN 1 EFFICIENT i . KITCHEN | NEEDS THIS j 'ROWCO' | ELECTRIC STOVE j , ! 6/9 ; rp=3f 6/9 weekly : weekly Cooking with a ' Rowco ' Stove eliminates j j smoke, fumes and dirty burnt pots. You j j have the advantage of an even, pre-set j ! temperature in the oven. Cooking with j | this 'Rowco' will cut your fuel bills. ! | Price ? £36/-/- £7 /-//- deposit. j 3 ^

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MENDERS' SCHOOL AT UNANDERRA? [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 20 July 1950

MENDERS' SCHOOL AT UNANDERRA ? An application has been receiv ed by the .Wollongong Council for the use of the Unanderra Council Chambers as a 'school for menders' by the Australian Woollen Mills. The project has been describ ed as a 'non-nuisance industry requiring no machinery!' rne matter was reterreci to tne Finance Committee for consider ation by the Health and Housing Committee. The Finance Com mittee recommended that an assessment of rent be obtained from ,u valuer. ? ,

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