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£48 FINES FOR TRAFFIC BREACHES IMPOSED [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 21 July 1950
[ ? i48: FINES FOR TRAFFIC ... BREACHES IMPOSED Fines totalled £48 with £7/15/~ costs when fourteen people were fined in Wollon gong Court of Petty Sessions yesterday for traffic offences. Four were convicted on charges' of negli gent driving. Edward Charles Angel, of Bundanoon, was fined £7 with; 15/- court, costs for negligent driving and £2 with 10/- costs for driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor.; The offences occurred :--n Illa warra Road, Port Kembla, where Angel's 'lorry was involv ed in a collision with a utility truck on March 27. i Leo Gregory Dunmore, of Shellhanbour Road', was convict ed for having ? driven a motor cycle on Windang Road, Port Kembla, on March 10 and when overtaking a push bicycle, strik ing the rear of the cycle, throw ing the rider to the ixiadway. He was fined 15 with 10/- costs. j Grossing the yellow line on Prince's Highway, Dapto, when he was - on .a curye with his view restricted to 300. yards, Aubrey Ward, of Newcastle, was involv ed...
Too Many "Red" Letters [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 21 July 1950
Too Many 'Red' Letters SIR, — Your 'Letters ? to the Editor' column appears to have developed into a regular article written by Mr. Aardns, his com rades and fellow travellers. To day's paper (18/7/50) is typical. There were four letters — one from each of Messrs. Aarons, W. Parkinson and L. 'Mullins, the last being from 'An Old Soldier' horrified at the idea that we should take steps to prepare our youth to' defend us and our. ideas of democracy. ? , I Assuming that you simply print all letters received, do you wonder',. as I do, why the column has developed in this way? Could 1 you ' ? make known the amount of space taken up by the 'Party Line' ; -and- similar humbug over the past weeks, 'as compared with other letters? I spent last week-end in New castle in contact with several Bur, wood, miners and ,'in conse quence W. Parkinson's letter would have been a source of much amusement,' if I could treat the matter lightly. Bur wood, he claims, is larger than the other three lodges, t...
League Officials For Sunday [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 21 July 1950
League Officials For Sunday iilawarra District Rugby League referees and . touch judges ap pointed for games; to be played Sunday: , . No.' 1 Showground,' Wollongong '3?15- p.m..— First- .Grade: Wol longong v. Western Suburbs. Ref eree, - W. . Grugan./. Touch; judges, P., KeHy-and: F.:'Patmore, /? : -' .i;.'45.p.m.-r-Reserve '-Grade :--;Wolr' loiigong' V. .^.Western ? Suburbs. ?Ref eree't' ? ' W. ... -Semi; .Tpuch. judges, *P. Mulhall arid F. Pat more. . 12.30 p.m.— Third Grade:;,- Wol- longong v. '.Western; ? Suburbs. Referee, R. Hermes; Touch judges, P. Mulhali and P. Kelly. ? Reed Park,. Dapto 3.15 p.m. — First Grade. — Dapto v. Corrimal. Referee, A. Grew. Touch .judges, N. Ferrier and J. Wall. . . - : 1.45 p.m. — ^Reserve Grade: Dap to v; Corrimal. Referee, N.- Fer rier. Touch judges, J. Wall and A. Grew. ; ' Scarborough Oval 3,15 p.m.— First Grade: North ern Suburbs v. Thirroul. Referee, J. Underwood. Touch judges, , C. Costello and W. Darley. 1.45 p.m.— Reserve Grade: Northern...
COUNCIL SEEKS CENTRE [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 21 July 1950
COUNCIL SEEKS CENTRE The Finance and Health and Housing Committees of the Greater Wollongong Council will make a combined inspection of the Mt. St. Thomas area on Monday to select a site for the proposed Mt. St. ? Thomis Com munity centre. , The Council adopted a Finance Committee recommendation at last night's meeting, that ' the matter of acquiring, land be de ferred until after the inspection. The council has received a number of offers of land for the purpose. Several blocks approv ed by the Health and Housing Committee ;will be investigated. .
DOUBTS ON ENGLISHMEN FOR VITAL THIRD TEST [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 21 July 1950
DOUBTS ON ENGLISHMEN FOR VITAL THIRD TEST SYDNEY, Thursday.— England has pro visionally selected two second-row forwards and two half-backs for the deciding Rugby League Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday. Bradshaw and Pepperell are fighting for the half-back posi tion and'.a decis ion has to be made between Ryan and Phil lips for the sec ond row. The' final: selec tion will depend on the weather, and the state of the ground on Saturday. . ? 'Bradshaw Ryan i and' Bradshaw. are the logical,-, playerp but if. the wea thpivis,'. i eally - bad .the' mud ^ex per^'i^^jiUips » and Pepperell .^^e;''t3ani is: Full-back J. Le'd gartt; 'fKree-quarters T. Daiiby, Ward;' Ej ; A8hcroft;'-:,J.,''Hiltpn ; five^giith.: J. 'Cunliffe,; halfrb'ac'k T-i^Sra'dshaw' or 'A: Pepperali; fdrwat-'ds,' H. Street, VD. ' Phillips or . R. Ryan, F. Higgins, E. GWyther, J. Egan, K. Gee. . Cunliffe will be playing - his first test but he fully deserved' his. selection. He proved, him self...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 21 July 1950
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 21 July 1950
Beat Golds and 'flu with Bex colds ^and 'flu. , 'Next day there is no sign of a cold' Mr. R. JamiesoNj Cement MillSj Gore, Queensland, writes : 'I am, or I should say, was a constant sufferer of colds, but I discovered the one and only way to stop a cold before it . gets a proper hold. When I feel a cold coming on I take a Bex Powder and a lemon drink, and next day there is no sign of a cold. I also get very severe headaches, but these do not worry me when I have Bex. I don't care^-what anyone says, they are a small powder, that does a mighty job,' and I would believe anything anyone told me of Bex.' Sore Throat soothed by Bex in Honey One Bex Powder mixed with an eggcupful of Honey will ease any sore throat. Or if you prefer, use Bex as a gargle, being careful to swallow the solution. Taken in this way, Bex acts at the seat of the trouble and also internally. Dav Tablets
Did We Learn Anything In Wednesday's League Victory? [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 21 July 1950
Did We Learn Anything In M Wednesday's Leaaue Victorv ? (By Alan J. Gibbons) With the England - Southern Division League game over, the question to be considered is 'Did Rugby League in general, and Groups 6 and 7 in par ticular, gain any valuable points from the game?' Admittedly we saw a thrilling jame of Rugby League and were all tickled pink with the final asult. Now that the. Wollongong '?howground has proved ' the .ownfall of the visitors on two occasions in all probability we ire 'on the map,' as far as ,ounti;y rugby league is concern d, both in England and in Aus vilia. From the game came many ine points, some of which are ortunately in our favour. Firstly, we have proved that 'aclc Underwood, the man who controlled the game is an up and coming referee who is cap able of deciding the most diffi cult and important matches. He is fair and in no way one-sided, and should gain further honours in the future. The game also showed that in the Southern Districts side there is proba...
Juniors To Play In Possibles v. Probables Game [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 21 July 1950
Juniors To Play In Possibles v. Prohahles Game Following arethe junior League players picked to play in the Under 17 Possibles v Probables game ori- No. 2 Showground at 1 p.m. on Sunday: Possibles: Fullback, L. Ray (Tech.); three-quarters, J. Wil liamson, B. Brown Cboth Tech.), Hamilton (Thir.), McCloslcey (P.K.) - half, S. Chudlelgh (Pt. K.) ; five-eighth, Dupille (P.K.) ; lock, J. Clinton (Tech.); second row, Cooper (P.K.), Pennyfather (Thir.); front row, R. May (Tech.), Delaney (Bal.), Hamp ton (Thir;). Reserves: K. Win gate (Tech.), Green (Bal.). Probables: Fullback, H.Evans (Bal.) ; three-quarters, W. Hobbs (Tech.), Rod well (P.K.), Dar ling (Bal.), Loveday (P.K.); five-eighth, W. Miller (Tech.); half, J. Markham (Tech.); lock, Laughlin (P.K.) ; second row, R. Tougher (Tech.), Payne (Thir.); front row, K. Ottoway (Tech.), Johnson (P.K.), Smith (Bal.). Reserves: P. Green lands (P.K.), Giekie (P.K.),! Murado (Bal.). i
Junior League Games Suspended [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 21 July 1950
I|j$6r league P'Games ?©Suspended ' (By 'Supporter') All 'games in the Junior Rug'i by'-'. League competition have been suspended this week-end to allow the playing of the under 17 and. 19 Possible v Prohsble matches at Showground No. 2 on Sunday. From ;these games tho selec tion will be ..made for teams to travel to'-.Newcastle on July 2' Selectors have done a good job in the under 19's team, picking' fairly representative teams. One cannot allow the selection of; the under 17's team to pass without some comment. T.'ils. in the writer's opinion, is one of the- most unjust and biased selections possible. Tech.* which' has only 13 play ers' has 12 of these players in cluded. ' What happened to the other boy? Was he unavailable? Balgownie— only 2 points be hind Tech. in the competition could only get six boys in the team. These two teams have met four times this season with one win each and two draws the greatest margin in any gam being 3 points. Port, which is seven poifits behind th...
Aldermen Stress Need For Crematorium In Wollongong Area [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 21 July 1950
Aldermen Stress Meed For Crematorium In Wollongong Area City of Greater Wollongong aldermen have urged the immediate construction of a crematorium to serve the district's needs, i' he aldermen will not allow the construction of a crematorium at any point other than the Kembla Grange Cemetery. Aldermen at Wednesday night's meeting of the City Council labelled the existing district cemeteries 'disgraceful.' They said the increased cost of taking bodies to Woronora for crema tio.n made it imperative that the city have its own facilities. Aid. H. A. Graham said: 'There have been Press reports of the possibility of a crema torium being erected at Fig tree. It is fyhe council's policy that the crematorium be built on the Kembla Grange cemetery site so that profits could be used for improving the ceme tery. ?In agreement with this point of view was Aid. J. J. Kelly, who said the council would be ?'wasting its time' to let an architect discuss an alternative site. 'These brainwaves onlyj ta...
Dapto Colliery Resumes Monday [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 21 July 1950
Dapto Colliery Resumes Monday Miners at Tongarra Colliery,' Dapto, will return to work on iVIonday morning. The mine has ? been idle since Wednesday of last week owing to a union dis pute over the allotting of con tract work. The southern Miners' Vice President (Mr. W. Smart) said yesterday the men had agreed to return to wofk pending th'e Outcome of a conference on the dispute to .be held on Monday afternoon. Union officials will confer With the Local Coal Authority (Mr.' F. C. Hickman)' in an effort to reach agreement in the dispute. About 50 miners are employed in' the Tongarra pit.
"Mo" To Star In "Hellzapoppin" [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 21 July 1950
I Mo' To Star In 'Hellzapoppin' Olsen and Johnson's 'Hellzapoppin,' the big stage show which opens at the Civic Theatre next Wednesday for three nights only, is probably one of the best known comedy vehicles in the world. 'Mo McCackie' appears, in the show. X Mt has created a world record ; of - 1 eoS-Xfta rs'. o n - Br o a d wa y , p I a jjr r '. ? irig a four-'* years' continuous' .season at the Wintergarden .Theatre, New ' York.' | It has toured Canada on sev-. eral. occasions, an'd now is on a world tour which commenced at the Princess Theatre, Lon . don, when it broke an all-time '. record, continuing in New 'Zea- land for six months to capacity houses, and 'now, after a' nine teen weeks' very successful sea-, son in Melbourne and Sydney,: comes ,;to Wollongong. ? ' Devised by Olsen and . John- . son, Hellzapoppin' ' contains . all, the ' ingredients for comedy, entertainment, and during its years of playing has been con-: stantly streamlined, timed,, and --built into a foolpro...
HOPE OF FIRM MOOREFIELD TRACK FADES [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 21 July 1950
HOPE OF FIRM ; MOOREFIEIJP TRACK FADES SYDNEY, Thursday. — An inch of rain last night lowered train ers hopes of a reasonably firm track for Moorefield on Satur day. // Surface water on the course proper had .cleared f rpm the bot ;om of the -hill yesterday but it was there ! again this morn ing. The water was about an inch '.eep between the five and six 'urlongs. Another bad patch is near, the winning post. j With the certainty of '.'a; very heavy track many . horsed , .'are unlikely starters. The. -majority | of trainers, however, ' .will' /wait until Saturday before /makingra ? decision., '?' '-? \ '? ''?*/ ' Several riding changes .. we're : made today. . Apprentice R; Selling': .was booked for Chief: Pontiap- '(Third Welter) and Owner's Lass. (Fly- : ing). . Both horses weVe- .tO: haVe j been , ridden by B. Smith'. ' | Another of Smith's .mounts — Maristride — has gone . to/. E.i Doon. Conductor will now be' ridden by A. Thompson. Brisbane jockey T; Hill .will replace F. Willia...
Camps On Railway [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 21 July 1950
Camps On Railway The Secretary for Railways 'ias . advised the City Council :hat existing camps on railway ?jroperty in the vicinity of Wollongong station were being Permitted to continue on the u nderstand ing that the camps ind surroundings were main ained. in a satisfactory condi tion. When the camps are vacated by the present occupants they will not' 'be allotted to others. The letter stated arrange ments would be made for the council to be consulted before the allocation of any camp sites in the immediate vicinity of Wollongong. Investigation would shortly be made as to 'the pos sibility of establishing a camp ing area in t/he vicinity of Springhill Road. The council's assistance would be appreciated. Council reecived the letter. Following a letter from the Western Suburbs Rugby League Club, the City Engineer (Mr. R. E. Glastonbury) is to report to the Health Committee as to whether a hot water service for showers is included in' the pre sent proposals for the improve ment of F...