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WET GROUNDS WILL MAR MEN'S HOCKEY [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 22 July 1950
WET GROUNDS WILL MAR MEN'S HOCKEY Men's hockey will be played under wet, sodden conditions on all grounds today. This will make a fast open game almost impossible. The Bulli-Russell Vale match should be a keen and hard fought one; There exists be tween the t'^vo:- teams a greiater rivalry than is found in the other teams of the .competition. Both comprise Jnew'players and all are youhg and -keen. Russell Vale, with two victor ies ovet their opponents, will be favourites far : the. game, but Bulli are hopeful *df -being able to' reverse ._ these,- decisions. At the Cringila-. ground condi tions will^'not .favour ; good open hockey. -j ?? . The Corrimal -v '.Rangers game should- be particularly .even. ; :- ? Although Xi Corrimal. ; defeated Rangers in the earlier rounds, the 'Golds', have done well of late. The teams are level, in second ? position on the ; competi tion ladder. ' . . j , ,- i In the remaining game, the premiers, ? Thirroul,,' : are . up against . -Wollongong . and the...
HINDMARSH PRESIDENT OF GORRIMAL BOWLERS AGAIN [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
HINDMARSH PRESIDENT OF CORRIMAL BOWLERS AGAIN At the Corrimal Bowling Club's annual election of officers held at . the clubhouse yesterday riiorning, Mr. George Hindmar'sh was re-elected president unop posed. This will be Mr. Hind marsh's second term of presi dency. The meeting .was well attend ed, considering the , weather. ; ; The financial statement showed that th'e''club is in' a sound financial/; position;, ; . - ,.'?»? . ; 'Every effort during the coming year. is, to be concentrated' 'on ire- gaining. the high status trie club formerly held in the bowling world. ' . The secretary (Mr.' Sam Platts) was returned by the greatest majority, 85 votes to '20. Mr. Neil Sinery opposed Mr. Platts. Mr. Tom James and Mr. Ralph Young are 'two 'new hiembers of the . committee. . . . The 1 Bowls' 'Secretary, 'elected unopposed, ' ; is ?' iriowf ; Mr.- John Positti. - '' ? - The following officials were ejected: - y President,.' .G. . Hindmarsh'; Vice-presidents, O. J. Wallace, iV.'. ' Willia...
Corrimal Too Good For Drummovne [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
Corrimal Too Good For Drummovne « ? (By 'Ex-International.') Corrimal defeated Druirmioyne 2-1 under the worst possible playing coriditioiis Col*rfttra!l ofn; Saturday. ? ' ... Rain . fell . throughout the Tame and the players' under went in ordeal seldom experienced in Australia. , ..Corrimal \vas..ut,..a. serious cUs dvantage when they lost the ?erylces. of M, .Q'Riordah','. who vas carried off with a badly cut oreh'ead', . which necessitated hree stitches. He received. the cut just before lalf ,time..when: he. collided with irummoyne full-back H. Daw.es. Corrimal played the better foot ball. Bignall and Willbughby /ere the stars of the day.. They dapted themselves puickly to' the ?onditions. They, used the right nethods and' kicked the ball .vhere it should' go. Drummoyne was fortunate in having such, a .good goalkeeper —probably the .best in the ga'me today— in R. Lord. , His saves were , remarkable in view of the. fqc.t that he \yas ? under heavy , .pressure, for the biggest pa...
JUNIOR LEAGUE TEAMS TO PLAY NEWCASTLE [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
JUNIOR LEAGUE TEAMS TO ;v-.' PLAY NEWCASTLE ' , ' - ' ' t 'The'lllawarra Junior League teams, -i to , play,; Newcastle at Newcastle on Saturday, : J uly 30 Were announced last ' night! ? 'T-hey are: , i ? t ?: i , ?; ; ; ; unde;r 19 ' - - : Fuil-baclt: W. Simpson (Port Kembla). vj Wingers:/' A. Cunningham (Mount ' Keihbla), K.' Donnelly (Wollongong). '? Centres: H. Wells (Wollon gong, ' Capt.), B. ' Johnston (C B C ) ' ' ? ' ? ? ? i ?Five-eight: J. Hobbs -(Tecbi) Half: J. Abberton (C.B.C.): ' Lock: K. Louttit (Tech., Vice capt;). Second row: G. Barker (Tech.) 'J. 'Lachlari. (Port Kembla). Front row: T. Kelly (Wollon gong), E. Johnson (Port Kem bla), R. Muttdon (Tech.). Reserve back: G. Moore (Tech.). .Reserve forward: J. Brown (Mount Kembla). Coach: W. Plummer; 'Manager F. Parkinson. ... : under 17 Full-back: H. Evans' (Balgow- nie). Wingers: J.sJVilliamson (Tech.) J. McClosky (Port Kembla). Centres: A. Darling (Balgow nie), R; Brown (Tech.). : Five-eight: ,W. Miller ' (Tech.). Half...
State Cycling Eliminations Postponed [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
State Cycling Eliminations Postponed The elimination heats of the State junior and juvenile cycling championships, , which were to have been held yesterday after noon, were postponed to a date to be dccided. The- wet' weather conditions did not ' help to dispel the dis appointment which was felt by both the riders and their sup porters after going all the way to; Liverpool, only to find flooded roadways and no races. ' Executive of the union will ?most probably meet during this week, when a'revised date for the heats of the juvenile and junior championships will be decided. Next week-end . would almost certainly be 'out' for these com petitions as the Angus arid Coote opten races are to be held on Saturday on .the Centennial Park circuit. . Most likely date is the follow ing week-end, August 5 and 6, when , the New , South Wales senior 125 miles championship will be decided on the Liver pool-Heathcote course. TJiis championship will find riders from the Illawarra Club com peting als...
Flood Donations Now £2483 [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
Flood Dowatioris Now* ? Further donations^ to the Flood Distress Appeal have brought tlie total amount , sub ? scribed' to' £2483/8/6. Additional donors are: ; , , ' - ? ? i s. d Ariic-urit' previously , ackriowledged' ? ? 2473 13'. 0 M. , Glass)' 254' Crown' . ?Street, W'gorig ...... 3 3, 0' A Fnlend' ? .*' ...... ...... 10 0 : E. Hogan, ? Nim^in ' | ? St'.,, ItusseH Vale ? 10' 6 C.E.M.S;,. Pt.' Kembla 2 2 0 W. tfariltins. 11' Oow 'per Street, Warra : ' wong '1.. ,....' ? 11 0 Mr., aiji'd Mrs. O. G. Martin^ . 55' R o w - ; land 'AveV, W'gong 2 0' 0 .Miss' ' Pat Bla/ckwell, 3^, p?b6m'e: Street, t Wbllongohg ? ? 10' 0
Bedser's Bowling Blitz Against W.Indies [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
Bedser's Bowling Blitz Against W. Indies . LONDON, Sunday (A.A.P.). — Blitzkreig bowling by Bedser yesterday afternoon gave new heart to England and stiffened the attack on the formidable lead the West Indies, had estab lished in tho third test.; Worn nf F1. n p-ln nrl and star of yesterday's play, Bedser knock ed out the five remaining West Incline batsmen for 30 -and a total of 558. , , Washbrook and ;Simpson. open ed England's second, innings and in a 'back - to 'the0 Avail' . deter mined stand hit up 87 without loss despite six rain interrup tions. England needed 248 to avoid an innings defeat. There are two days of four arid one half hours play left. A crowd of 30,000 turned out expecting a continuation of the devastating West Indies' batting display. They were given,, in stead, a rare sight of the seven last wickets tumbling in . the first 8ti minutes for a gain ol' only 79. Nevertheless they saw tho West Indies establish their highest test, score in -England. The record break...
Marshall Breaks World Records [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
Marshall Breaks World Records j Australian swimmer John Marshall who broke the world record for the competitive mile for the second day in succession at Seattle on Saturday. - ; Marshall wo.n the Imile final at the A.A.U. outdoor cham pionships' ih/20mini 8.6secV 'after winning his heat in 21min. 8.6sec. . ''V.,'.- ' '? .' ?; : :. ' r.;'! ?' He also /shattered four. American records during' the race. His .times.^for, these were: 550 yards, 6min.' 2.9sec.; 1^000 yards, ,11min. 16.1sec.; 1,000 metres, 12min. 22.2sec.; .1,320. yards, 15min. 1.2sec. -
Mo Progress Towards New Or Larger Showground [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
Mo Progress Towards Mew Or Larger Showground No progress has been made in the Wol lotigoiig A.H. aiid I. Society's efforts to secure new, or enlarged showground space. ? This was revealed in the re port presented to the society' annual meeting on Friday ni;;ht' 'These efforts are being con tinued and the matter is being brought before, tlie notice 6'f the' various authorities,', the report ! stated. It said arrangemjents; for stag ing and 'judging;, the, pavilion ex hibits ,}ia-r tieen;' successful and recommended,. .;that: the prac tice , be ; continued. ... ~ The President of the, society (Mr. W. Simpson) said that de spite , the . wet weather experi enced at show time, the society had ended the year with a hand some profit. , 'T?he show was- in the best positibn it' hW be'en for years.' This had been the result of rain insurance, which resulted in' £700 being received., ', Mr. Simpson, mentioned thsit' he: had attended1 a meeting' -jf th$ §how Cduncil. recently, .when tfre: Wollo...
The Tides [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
The Tides Following are the times fori high arid low water in this dis trict today: High water ' 3.08 a.m., height 3 fept 9 inches; 3.54 p.m., height '4 'feet ^ 10 inches. Low water , 9.07, ajm., height , 1 foot 2 inches;. 10.35 p.m:, height 1 foot 3 inches. Sunrise, 6.54 a.m. Sunset, .5.10 p.m. ;
TO SING IN WOLLONGONG [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
TO SING IN WOLLONGONG I ERNA BERGER, the .famous coloratura . soprano, who' will give the second recital in the A.B.C.s subscription series a't the. Savoy Theatre,', Wollongong,' on Thursday, August 3.' i Miss B'erger's Australian tour will end .soon when she will re turn to the Metropolitan Opera, New York, where she has .many engagements.
NO GOLF YESTERDAY [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
NO GOLF YESTERDAY There was no play at either Port Kembla or Wollongong Goif Clubs yesterday. I Port Kembla was very wet| underfoot, while Wollongong was more than half covered by a foot of water. It ' will take xntnp: rlaVK nf fine ? rirvitiir wpr.i ther before this has dried., oil.- 1 Port Kembla should '- be in a playable condition by Tuesday if no further heavy falls of rain occur. ' Saturday's results: , WOLLONGONG. — 18 Holes Stroke: R. Kirton (15) 59, A. D. Robinson (14) 60, S. Dixon (19) 63, G. Scott (30) 63, L. McVeigll (17) 64, A. Darcy (i5) 64. PORT i KEMBLA.— Four-ball v. Par: A. Byrnes '(6)-E. Watson (10) 5 .up, L. Stewart (10)-R. Gould (17) 4 up, N. Rhorncroft (17) -R. Le Huray (5) 3 up, W Speakman (4)-C. Ritchie (12) 3 up, G. Thompson (14) -J. Silburn (16) 3 up.
Mother's View Differs (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
Mother's View j Differs . (,To the Editor) , , SIR,r-it:.is very, evident' that Aid. Dawson has no . small, child ren and .has a refrigerator. I wonder if he would be so ready to let the 'poor' milk vendors have a,6-;day week if he had to cope with keeping millc foe bah-. ies for 48 hours., . ., .He says it will ,be only during, the winter months, :,.tiut. if we, have a few humid days (as we had. last week) and no refriger ator, how are we going to keep the milk' fit for use? t .1 think it, is time someone, started to think of a 40-hour week' , for „ the housewife, ,,who' n'pw has' enough' to. do, working 10 to 12 hours a day arid' more; where', there .are small children',' withbut worrying about how she is going to' keep' riiilk over the week-ends-.. - ? ? MOTHER OF TWO Thirr'oul.' ? . , . . .. .
THE FORECAST [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
THE FORECAST j / SOUTH-EAST ?DISTRICTS:— Rain at times on the northern part of the coast and adjoining highlands. ? 'Scattered showers in remainder of the district. Some snow on the Alps. Cool to cold south to . south-east winds; fresh to strong and squally at times, .with \rough seas in tho north.' ' -
Milk Vendors' Secretary Defends Six-Day Delivery Scheme (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
Milk Vendors' Secretary Minis Six-Bay Delivery Scheme (To the Editor) u Sir. — I find it most heartening thai af last there is somebody to champion our cause. I , am referring , of course, to ttik Mttijbr St Greater Wollongong Council (Aid. Dawson) Hiid his confreres, Aid. Graham and Kelly. It is most appar'e'hf to me | .'hat the Editor of the 'Mercury;* I. las a somewhat short memory,. . ;t is only a, matter of a few I /eek's acfo that , he cornplimcnt '?jtf 'the vSout'h ' Coast Nii I k Ven Jors Association on its sagacity, nM considering; the public in its -tppeal for a; 6-day week, dur ing the- ''-vijni&r months. ? . j £' T^he e'ditoriai on Friday, 'Mrs. ohn Citiieiv .Also Plan' '. is ..her misplaced at this junc ii e- and ' unduly directed ?. iainsc thd Greater Wollongong 1 ? , Councii. , .i ?? '? Approximately; six ; months .0 I began to sell liio .'dea to .ie public per medium of the xess, for which I was repri i manded for not consulting the authorities controlling th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
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