Elephind.com contains 120,161 items from Illawarra Daily Mercury
, samples of which are listed below. All items
from this newspaper title are freely available and can be searched from the search box above. You may also search the entire
collection of 2,949 newspaper titles in Elephind.com
NEGRO BARITONE HERE ON TOUR [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
NeSSQ SAMtf OME HERE ON TOUR William Warfield. American negro baritone, is here to be gin a concert tour with the A. B.C. Mr Warfield won a scholarship 12 years ago and began study at Eastman Col lege in New York. After talcing the B.A. degree and the M.M. (Master of Music and Literature) he began singing in variety shows, saving money for liis first concert.
Thirlmacs Beat Lysaght Basbeballers [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
Thirimacs Beat Lysaght Baseballers By 'Fly') In the match against ThirU macs, the 'Uy'saghts team ap peared to;h'ay'e the game sewft Up when they \#6re loading by 6-3 at the ;^end .Vof/the fifth; but a lajise in the siklh innings 'allowed Thirimacs to score six runs, to make tho final score 9 to 6. '... In the early, stages Lysaglits wore definitely - On top, ' with every player performing excel lently, particularly L6s Martin at shor.t stop and Tom Rogers on first base. Adrian ' Warring- ton 'on secOhd base and Bill Crawford .on third also com bined well and Av-ei-e responsible for two double plays when Thirimacs were in scoring posi tions. Thirimacs won the toss, and Lysaghts, batting first, opencl their account when Revitt crossed tlie home plate. Thirimacs failed to score in their first innings, but evened the score in the second innings when Brysbn scored. Lysaghts went further ahead in the third when Burns scored. In the fourth innings, by scoring four runs to ThivlmacK' two, ...
Bad Day For Punters At Gosford; Mix-up At Barrier [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
Bad Day For Punters ? At £©s!ot«! ; Mix-up At Barrier GOSFORD, Tuesday. — Bookmakers had their best result for many years when only two favour ites Won in an eight-race programme at the tlos ford races this afternoon. The two favourites to win Were Cbrinthtah, in the First -Novice, First . Division, and Queen Ajax, in the Two^Year Old -Maiden. ' Both horses start ed ' at 5/4.' ' There was a sensation before the start of the Socohd Three and Four Year Old, when three horses broke tthc barrier. . Apprentice F. Hannan, the rider 'of, Wickham, was thrown heavily and. apprentices B. Hon :n, Dodgie and J. Eaves and Aire narrowly escaped injury. . For several Seconds the bar rier was . a ' mass of wheeling horses, with jockeys struggling to stay in the saddle. The of ficial starter (Mr. Bert Page) quickly reorganised the field. ? The race was wdh by Valiant Helen, which comfortably beat the 7/4 favourite, Hurririiihg Bee; Opening, medium of one of the most sensational plunges seen at a!' P...
STAMEN FIRMS IN BETTING [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
STAMEN FIRMS IN BETTING BRISBANE, Tuesday.— Follow- ing an excellent trial at Doom ben this morning. Stamen firmed sevttfdl points ih the bettltig for Saturday's Doomberi Cup. Stamen will be ridden in the cup by Barry Smith, who won the, £10,000 sprint on Rim Boy last Saturday,, and his, admirers claiiri: that he will win. the double. Stamen ? this morning trotted once around the three furlongs ori; the coutse proper and, gath ering pace, sprinted home in 363, but was hot at his top. Cup favourite Spellmari did not please , trackliteii tHis morning, but both his trainer, Mick Keimy, and- his .jodkey, N. SeliWood, said they 'Were quite pleased with his effort. ' . SpeU'man worked with fetou dini . over, six . furlongs . on the course' proper . in.' 1.185. :' .Sell wood said aiter.. the trial that he was perfectly ' satished. ? with the run.. - 'Spellman is not a good track galloper but I could not see any thing 'wrong ' with his- wbrk this mbrrilrig. He went albng nicely whehvI gave ...
Telephone Girls Commended [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
Telephone Girls Commended ; Sir, — I .don't know, what ; can: ?be. the matter 'with the men at the Wollohgong Ambulance St%. tioh' who claim they get 'better- sei;vicc 'f rem. the male .switch'-; board attendant; at night thari- frbm the girls during . the.; day.-' My. experience has been the re verse. My opinion is .the girls are doing a grand job Uhder difficult, conditions. . Remember, they must have- three times ' as inuch work to do as the men.: SUBSCRIBER. . v;' Wollongong. '
C.W.A. Younger Set Reviews Plans [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
C.W.A. Younger Set Reviews Plans Plans for entertainments in July and August Were discussed at an entertainment meeting of the CiW.A. Ybunger Set in thfe Rest. Roonis 6rt Monday night, when a programme of events was plrefceritfed by the secretary for discussiohi , The next quarterly ten will be held Iti :the rdbnls oh iMbhday, AUgust 14, at 6.30 p.m. and the monthly meeting will follow the tea. Members were asked to con tact Miss G. Wintpn (Wollon gong 642) or Miss L. Burcher - (Wollongong 55l) if they in tended being 'present^ This -. Will simplify .catering arfart'gethehtS. iGuests Will be asked to bring heir, own cutlery.-' ' ., . ? '. Plans for the dance to be held at the Guide Hall on- July ii are well under, way. , Miss J. Mac donald, leader of the small or ganising ?- committee,, reported i.nat - invitations had been sent 1 the Wbliongbng Rovers, the Presbyterian -Fellowship s anu a social group at Fairy MeadoW, as well as to many private friends. She suggested that Younger S...
Coniston Crafts Exhibition [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
Coniston Crafts Exhibition ?Sir,— On behalf of the teach ers and scholars of the Coniston' United Senior Sunday School, I would- like to thank everyone who helped in any way to make the Arts, Crafts and Hobbies Exhibition, * Sale of Work and Concert last Saturday the huge success it was; also to thank an wlio -lent cunos- relics, an tiques, etc., for the mUseuin rooni. This kindness was much ap preciated, ' and was of much educational value and of great interest to all who inspected the exhibits. Some of these exhibits came from many parts of the World and were of varied ages. i The exhibition was a great , financial success, and the .build-., ing was crowded to . capacity' ' for the opening ceremony. Our grateful thanks to everyone. 1 (Mi's.) E. .M. THOMAS, j Superintendent. Conistbh.
COALCLIFF MINERS ISOLATED SAYS MR. PARKINSON [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
COALCLIFF MINERS ISOLATED ? SAYS' MR. PARKINSON Grave concern over the 'isola-' lation' of -Coaiciiff miners was expressed yesterday by Southern District Miners' Federation of ficials. The Miners' President (Mr. Wi| Parkinson) said last night .the' blocking of the lower South'. Coast Road had made it difficult for the Bulli Ambularice service to get through. . .'In the event of a major ac cident at the Coaicliff pit, ''.said Mr. Parkinson, 'the miners) would .'be- virtually isolated from .. their ambulance service and the DisU'icu Executive is gravely . concerned about the matter:' He said negotiations were' under way with the Joint Coal'. Board, to bring about a discus sion with the Main Roads... De- . partment on the. problem.. The Joint Coal Board's Engin eer; (Mi'i G. Sellers) said . yester day, the colliery .was not cut off . from ambulance service. The ambulance could reach the. mine by way of the Bald Hill road.
BALGOWNIE HAD SIX SOCCER VICTORIES [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
BALGOWNIE HAD SIX SOCCER VICTORIES : (By 'Judy') Saturday's results were a 'field day,' when six Baigownie teams had victories. Southern League team had a close win ever Guildford after a hard game, winning by two1 goals to one.' Miley and Rowles were the goal scorers. The Alliance Grade was a little too good for Guildford Alliance and won by three goals to one, Ray Johnston scoring two goals and E. Ilayman one. In the district competition the under 18 team did exceptionally well to defeat Fernhill by three goals to one with, only nine men. Under 16 had a convincing win over. Corrimal by -six goals to -nil. Under 14 A beat Coledale by one goal to nil, and under 14 B team defeated Helensburgh easily by five goals to nil. Barikstown's visit on Stinday attracted a fair crowd when, under fair conditions, a jgood game was seen. BarikstoWri couid not settle down for quite a while. The slippery nature . of the ground made the going diffi cult. BalgoWriie led by three goals to brie at half ...
E.R. & S. Table Tennis Minor Premiers In 'A' Grade Competition [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
E.R. & S. Table Tennis Minor Premiers In 4A' Grade Competition (By 'Match') E.R. & S., With one match to play against Woonona, 1949 premiers, cannot lose the table tennis minor premiership for the 1950 season, but interest is still keen- as placings in this competition will be vital. Four teams have a chance of making the remaining three placings. Woonona and A.I. & S. are as sured of their places in the semi- -' final, but Thir'roul could draw . level with Coniston. interest now centres ai-otihd the draw for -the last round of matches: E.R. ?& Si v. Woonona, Thir roul . v. . A.I. & S., C.R.M. v. Coniston. - j . The draw for the semi-finals. Will' be (1) first team v. third team, (2) second teaih v.' fourth .tcarii. : The ; minor premiers, ' if de feated -in these- matches, - have the right to challenge to a grand final. ' Should .Woonona and A.I. & S. win their matches both teams will finish -;eqiial iri secohd posi tion. Woonona^ Col...
District Soccer Draw [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 5 July 1950
District Soccer Draw ' The iijawarfa;; District Sdccer Association'.' cl'f aiti for Saturday is:. ' . Sisniori Grade. Dlvlsion A, at 3 p.m.:;, Bulil v Fernhill,. C.R.Mi v_. Tarrawahria,ri, Bulli . Surf v North Wollongong. Coledale '.a, bye. , Senior Grade, Division r B: Terascoa v Russell Vale, North Woitorigbng v Helenste'urgh A, Helensburgh B v Austinmet, Bellambi SliJf f V Bulll, Fern HH1 a bye. Under 18 Grade* at 1.15 p.m.: Coledale v fernhill,' Balffownie v Balgcfwnie, Woonona a bye. Under 56 Grade:.. Deferred owing ,to Secondary Schools' Carniyil. _'!Unde'r 14 ;Grade's Deferred bwinj ^to Seodndftty Schools' CkriilVai. ? : - 1
Rim Boy Out Of S.T.C. Winter Handicap [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
! Rim Boy Out Of S.T.C. Winter Handicap SYDNEY, Wednesday.— Doom- ben Ten Thousancj-winner, Rim Boy, will not start in the rich Winter Handicap at Rosehill on July 22. lie was scratched by his owners, Messrs. A. Baker and E. Simpson, of Armidale, at 3.5 this afternoon. Beau Robert was also taken out of the race. San Domenico and Blue Flag, favourites for the S.T.C. Winter Handicap, may not race again before the big event. Both horses are entered for next Saturday's Flying Handicap at Canterbury but present plans arc to scratch them. Blue Flag is now at his peak and could be kept in top racing condition with gallops. San Do menico has had only one race since a spell, but he does well on a light preparation. Order of favouritism on the S.T.C. double is: WINTER HANDICAP, 7f. (Run July 22) San Domenico, Blue Flag, Buzmark. Rim Boy, The Groom. Deep Sea, Bungymun, Denali, Grey Boots, Heroic Sovereign. Amar, Desert Warrior, Flem ish, Gay Saint, Granite, Great Trek, Valbowl, Phoibos, Zet la...
Woonona, Balgownie Table Tennis [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
Woonona, Balgownie Table Tennis Results of the table tennis matches between Woonona and Balgownie played at Woonona were: — B grade: Woonona 11 (Zerm ski 4, Carpenter 2, Graham 2, Szezerbnski 1) v Balgownie 9 (Prior 2, Hayman 1, Kemp 2, Halls 2). C grade: Woonona 17 (Swee ney 4, Power 4, Belford 3, Byrnes 3) v Balgownie 2 (Halls 2).
Keen Soccer Expected In Corrimal Auburn Clash [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
[?] [?] (By 'Ex-Interationai') The Auburn and Corrimal Soccer clash at Cor rimal on Saturday should prove a keen match. Corrimal, like all teams, has been going through a lean I period, but special attention to their half-back line would go a long way towards solving their weakness.. . . The forwards cannot function without proper support- from the 1 middle trio. : J. Campbell is the ideal right half, but in recent matches has been played . as right-fullback, which ?' has caused a weakness which did not formerly exist : when Campbell was playing in j the halves. j V. lvlann should again be I played as fullback. This would j give the necessary cover sup- j port so badly heeded for goalie j J. Wright. R. Bignall, as centre-half, is a great asset to his vanguard. Corrimal has the forwards to win points, as such players as T. Willoughby, M. Behan, E. Rowles and D. James blend to gether to such perfection as to trouble any defence. Auburn has a seven-point ad vantage in the League compet...
HASSEN TO FIGHT SINNAEVE [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
HASSEN TO FIGHT . SINNAEVE SYDNEY, Wednesday. —Jack Hassen will fight Frenchman Alex Sinnaeve in Melbourne on July 28. It will -be Hassen's first' fight since he was ibeaten .by Freddie Dawson last month. ?Sinnaeve, a tough fighter with a style similar to that of Andre Famechon, will make his debut in Australia against Mexican 'Baby' Ortiz, next Monday night. ..
SECONDARY SCHOOL SOCCER CARNIVAL [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
SECONDARY SCHOOL SOCCER CARNIVAL I On Friday 84 boys (42 from Sydney and 42 from -Newcastle) ; will arrive in Wollongong to take' part in the annual Inter District Soccer Carnival for Secondary School boys' con ducted by the P.S.A.A.A. The visitors will engage in a series of matches- with Illawarra teams in three grades: under 14, under 15 and under 16. Five matches will be played on1 Saturday, three on' Monday and the final five fixtures on Wednes day. Magnificent cups donated several seasons ago by the Ex Imperial Club in Sydney will be awarded to the teams winning most ^matches in the respective, grades. At present two of the throe cups are held by Illa warra. ' At the conclusion of the car nival the State selectors will choose the team to ' represent New South ? Wales in the forth coming Interstate Carnival in Sydney .against Victoria and Queensland. ; Boys from the under 14 group are eligible for the State team. This district has had excellent representation in State teams in-....