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Figtree "A" Assured Of Win In Women's Hockey Minor Premiership [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
FIgfrss 'A' Assured Of Win Ii Womei's lockey Minor Premiership Figtree A, by winning their match against Rovers at Dapto on Saturday, are assured of winning the Women's Hockey Association Minor PrefitiersHip.. Fid trek B. is to play off for the minor premiership, while their C team is leading in the point score. The ga(me was willing and rough ana several players Were cautioned'.'- ' In the second half, Rovers backs gave away a lot of penal ties,. All, ..Figtree's goals came from penaltj'' corners; . Rovers missed . many ( chances btit were 'completely outclassed ?.in' tho -second- half , by a ^uperior cbniliination1.' O'utstan'dirig .for Figtree' was Mpjya^ Hunt goalie,, who' saved 'many certain scoring shots. . On a 'pig s'ty' ground at S.tuart ;Park, Dapto. defeated- Rt. Kembla: by ..one goal. . . . Under the. conditions ..both teams | played Vt'sll. ..and at half time,, Dapto led . three ,one. ., , ..After half, time, they added another quick; goal' .and then_F.ay, Pascoe, for l...
'Gong RALLIES TO EARN HOCKEY DRAW [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
'GONG RALLIES tO EAPiN HOCKEY DRAW ^Displaying a well-timed final btirst, Wollongong got Up' in the last three minutes of the game to earn a draw , with T.ljirroul in' the men's hockey match' play ed at Cringila dn Saturday. The final scores were 3 all. Woliongpng is well . down the cpmpet'itid'n ladder whereas Thirroul is the .leading team,. The, fine . Wollongong showing must be' credited to' the , playing by .representative players. George 81oorehouse .and Parker. These twoislads .were an inspiration to the.iy , team.' ,. , . . ... .- ' ? . .'Jhe first score came from Reg Ryan^, wh'o;. goaled,. from,, a, re bound' after the ball had^bbunc-' ed back intp,,.p]ay.,frp'm the Woll 'd'rigofo'if goaiie'^ pads'. ' - By this time the players' of both teams'. were liberally c'over ed with. a thick! covering, of n)ud.. Their colours were unrecognis able. Thirroiii kept up their good work arid' Henry : Scott, after a lovely run along- , the wing look ed certain to score. However, the Wollong...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
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Yallah Suggested As Sunitable Site For District Abattoirs [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
Yallah Suggested As Suitable Site , For District Abattoirs (By the 'Mercury's' Albion Park j Correspondent) In connection IvitH the proposal Under the Town Manning Authority for the selet - cion of a site for central abattoirs-, Mr; &, Gorman, of Aibioii Park, made a suggestion at a recent meeting at Albion Park tnat tiiay be of interest also to district dairy farmers^ ...The suggested site at Yallah,! .vhich gained some ^support,, but; ilso 'mark-ad opposition from jther -butchers, on -the ground' hat. it -\^s to far away jfro'ml vVollon'gohg.' This site,'_.how :ver, will .also be inspected in addition 'to the one north of Wollongong claimed toMSe more' central. '? ! Mr; O'Gprman's .idea is that n, conjunction with a .centra^ abattoirs;, sal-eyards w for fat it'ock , wbuld i be a prime essent-. :al, and that if. necessary :any .liing up to 300 acres could be : iecured. This would provide .mple space;. for abattoirs and' :ai'cyards,. with', the necessary. ?.?est paddocks in ...
Major General Dean Officially Missing [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
Major General Dean Dfficiallv Missing , WASHINGTON, Sun. (AAPV.j — ftfajor General William ,'F. ] Dean', Commander of the United States 24th infantry Division; in Korea', is listed officially ' afj missing in action. : General' MacArthur notified the Defence Department that T&ajor General- Dean' was believ ed;- to be wounded and appairr ently was lost in his Division'? losing battle for Taejon.
Americans Recapture Yechon: Hold Imsil [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
Americans Recapture I ? Yechon; Hold Imsil TOKIO, Sunday (AAP-Reuter). American forces in Korea have recaptured Yechon after the village was captured and lost four times in jthe last two days. Americans and South Koreans are still holding Imsil, 15 miles south-east ? of Chonju, on the West Coast contrary to previous' re.' oris that the R.eds had occu-; pio.d the town. Americans are regrouping' ea-it of Taejon to meet expect d new thrusts. t These are the highlights of lact night's communique from! General MacArthur's Head quarters. . J United Press says the First Cavalry Division today ' opened v heavy artillery bombardment') on the Taejon front in prepara tion for a counter offensive' against the North Koreans, | who Earlier captured Taejon. The First ' Cavalry have taken up a position less than 10' miles south-east of Taejon, replacing the retreating remnants of 'the 24th Division. United Press reports that the lull on the Korean .battlefront ; -yas broken today by American fighte...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
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Joe Louis May Fight Title Bout [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
Joe Louis May Fight Title Bout PATERSON (New Jersey), Sunday (A.A.P.) . — Former world heavyweight champion Joe Louis had reserved . training quarters at. Pompton Lakes for a month ''from August 24, it was report ed today. The Paterson 'Evening News' said Louis would train for a title bout with Ezzard Charles, which /Jim Norris, President of the International Boxing Club, fore cast earlier this month; Norris said the bout would de pend on Louis being able to straighten out his taxation af fairs with the Government. Louis said in Detroit he plan ned to return to the ring for trief title bout if he got a satis factory ruling in his dispute with the Taxation Department. Tax officials have claimed Louis owes substantial back taxes.
Illawarra Beaten By 4 Points In Rules Match [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 24 July 1950
Illawarra Beaten By 4 Points In Iiules latch Showing excellent form on a shocking, muddy field, the Illawarra Australian Rules side put up a stiff fight before being narrowly defeated by four points by the Western Suburbs (at the Wollongong - Showground on Saturday afternoon. Trailing 47-26 at the final change-over, Illawarra unleash ed a grand finishing effort and kicked four goals to Wests' one i,n the final .15 minutes of - play. Another five minutes and the result may have swung in favour of the horns team. 'The condition of the field and the greasy ball made spectacu lar 'Aerial Ping Pong' out of the question. Time after time players would leap for a mark only to see the ' leather slip through their outstretched hands. From the bounce, Illawarra scored when James kicked a good goal from a fair way out. It was a good effort and the 'Blues' gained heart. Before the ? commencement of the match, Illawarra were given little hope of beating the crack Sydney team. Four of . the, Naval...
NO SUGGESTIONS YET ON "BITTER" LEAGUE TOUR [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
NO SUGGESTIONS YET ON 'BITTER' lEAGUE TOUR SYDNEY, Monday. — The manager of the' English Rugby League team (Mr. George Old royd) said ; before leaving for New Zealand today that he had. not made any recommendations to the English Council or the ? Australian Board of Control concerning the tour. , 'I don't .even know what I am going to report,' 'he said. 'I must .have - , time to think 'about this' very . bitter tour.' j ' ' (Mr. Oldroyd made an attack ... on the administration of the ?game in Queensland but. praised ' N.S.W. officials.-' ''The whole administration in Queensland needs reorganising and then the game would go ahead by leaps and bounds,' he : said. 'The ^ first thing- the Queensland League should do is to import tho three best Sydney referees to coach their men.' Only three ' members of the N.S.W. Rugby League were at Rose Bay to farewell the Eng lish team. They were Messrs. George Bail and Harold .Mat thews, and the secretary, Keith Sharp. (
REVENGE IN TENNIS WIN FOR SCHROEDER [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
REVENGE IN TENNIS WIN FOR SCHROEDER , . CHICAGO, Monday (A.A.P. ) . —Ted Schroeder yesterday' de- feated Tony Trabert 6/2 6/2 6/3 in the semi-final or the National Clay Courts singles champion ship. This was revenge for the de feat Schroeder suffered at Tra bert's . hands last week in the Western Tournament at Indian apolis. Herbert Flam won the other semi-flrial, beating Larsen 6/2 6/2 6/2. In the quarter-final, Schroeder lived up to his reputation as America's greatest 'five-set' player by wearing down Sey mour Greeraberg to beat him 2/6 5/7 6/0 6/4 6/4.
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Possibles Narrow Win Over Probables In Table Tennis Match [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
Possibles Marrow Win Over Frci&aWes In Table Tennis Match CBv 'Match''* - ^ — / The final Possibles I v Probables I table tennis trial match was evenly contested at E.R. and S. clubrooms, when Possibles defeated Probables by 10 games, 389 points to 10 games, 368 points. ? The highlight of the night was | the defeat of A. Boyall (eapt.),! of E.R. and S., by K. Smith, of: C.R.M., who had his chance to play in the trial match when K. Pepper was forced to with draw through illness. Smith played good tennis right throughout, and his drives were a feature in defeating his op ponent. Other players who were prominent were K. Baker, C. Armstrong, K. Taylor and A. Boyall. DISTRICT TEAM The following players were se lected to represent the lliawarra district to play Insurance Offi cers' Table Tennis Association at Woonona School of Arts on Fri day night: K. Baker (cai^t.), Woonona; K. Pepper, A.I. and S ; A. Boyall, E.R. and S.; K. Smith, C.R.M.; C. Armstrong, E.R.S. Keith Baker (capt....
MOTOR CYCLE SPEEDSTERS FINED IN W'GONG COURT [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
MOTOR CYCLE SPEEDSTERS FINED IN W'GONG COURT [ Motor cycle speedsters Were among five men lined a total of £16/5/- fojiraffice offences in the Wollongon C.ourt of Petty Sessions yesterday. For exceeding the soeed limit on Prince's Highway, Unan derra, oh' May 21, George G. Pearson, of 'Baan Baan. Street, OaRto.wasfined £4/13 J- with 7/- costs by Mr.' Fleeman, S.M.j Police said Pearson, ,who, was driving a motor car north, was checked for half a. mile at 46 m.p.h. ' I Pleading- guilty- to a charge' of having exceeded the speed limit on a motor cycle on May1 17, Kevin L. Frost, of Lookout] Street, Thirroul,,' ' -\vas fined £3/13/ with, 7/ costs. ' Th'e Police -Prdsecutor (Sgt. W. J. Smith) said Frost's speed on the Princes' Highway, Bal gownie, was checked for three tenths of a mile at. 40. m.p.h. . i^esive ^it'tiejohh,.. of; Por.t Kembla, was fined 33/- with, 7/ c'os.ts. for disob.eying a. halt sign at, the .intersection Of .BureUi and 6orrimal Str'eets 'on April 4 Gordon. M. Randell...
Man "Caught" By Small Fish [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
Man 'Caught' By Small Fish For consigniag undersized fish for sale in the Port Ke.m bla Fish Market,. Geoffrey Deno.is, of Berkley, via Unan derra, was fined £2/10- .with 10/- costs in Wo.llongong Court of Petty Sessions yesterday by Mr. Fleeman, S.M. Police, said.- that on June 8, Inspector Croft, of the Fisher ies' Department, went, to Port Kembla market and saw bream consigned . in Dennis' . name, ? a number of which were under sized.. - -.. ? - . ?'?' ? - On sorting 'the 6091b., of fish, he found 1691b. were undersized. They had arrived at the market the .previous evening1 in thje ;. name of Dennis. . The, bream; were 'seven to eight inches, . long, the regula tion, size being nine inches. Dennis pleaded guilty to the charge. _ .
Presentation To Church Organist [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 25 July 1950
Presentation To Church Organist At the. after church social hour held in the Wollongong Presbyterian Church on . Sunday night a presentation ot a wristlet watch' was made to Mr. '. plaits by Itcv.. Knibb, on behalf of 'the congregation, a,nd to Mrs. Platts a cameo pendant from members of the choir, presented by Mrs. Ewin. Mr. Platts recently retired after being church organist for many years. Both guests responded, recall ing their happy,' associations with the church.. Before supper. Mrs. Hardingham gave a vocal solo and David Black a piano solo. Mr. Platts: played the organ for the evening service. . — — — — I Since the world was, men have not heard, with the ear, neither hath the eye seen, wha.t G.od hath prepared -for them that wait upon Him and work righteous ness.— Mary Baker Eddy.