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Thirroul To Meet Corrimal At League [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
Thirroul To Meet Corrimal At League The League match between Corrimal and Thirroul at Thir roul on Sunday should prove ex citing. Previous clashes between these teams have been thrillers. Several changes have taken place in the Thirroul team since they last played against Port. Following is Sunday's team: Fullback, V. Sopor; wingers, E. Toole, R. Morgan; centres, K. Senton, D. Cook; five-eighth, H. Toole; half, C. Slattery; lock, B. Rvder; second-row, W. Milling ton, B. Smith ; front-row, K. Woodwood, L. Simpkins; hooker, L. Kelly. H. Toole, D. Cook and L. Simpkins are having their first run with first grade on Sunday. Tho team seems particularly well-balanced, and club officials say it is the best team they have had to date. Corrimal will have a hard time beating this side in its present condition. Corrimal is moulding into a good team. Binkins, as scrum half and coach, is turning them into a first-rate combination. \yhile they will have a hard time downing Thirroul on Sun day, the...
EAST FAIRY MEADOW CLAIMS "DISCOURTEOUS" COUNCIL RECEPTION [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
CLAMS 'DISCOURTEOUS' ' COUNCIL RECEPTION : A complaint of a discourteous reception' for. a deputation from the East Fairy Meadow ' Pro. gress Association to the Wol longong Council has been made by the organisation concerned. In a letter to the council last night the association said it had been compelled to 'wait an hour past the time set down for a fe.w minutes' interview.' The council approved an Elec tricity Committee recommenda tion that a further, deputation be received from East Fairy Meadow by the Works Commit tee. The East Fairy Meadow group as!*ed that the council grant it a 'reasonable 'time' for this in tervievv, suggesting a,' minimum of haif-. an hour. The matters the association \yants to place before the coun cil concern street lighting and drainage.
Pearl's Choice Takes Olinda Handicap, 9-2 at Moonee Valley [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
Pearl's Choice Takes Oiinda Handicap, 9-2 at iooiee Valley J MELBOURNE, Wednesday. — Pearl's Choice, which was 30th in a field of 35 last Saturday, showed a complete reversal of form in winning the First Division of the Oiinda Handicap at vioonee Valley today. ' Pearl's Choice, starting second 'avourite at 9/2, beat outsider Sold . Bet by one and a half engths, with the favourite, Cromwell, a length and a juarter away third. Last Saturday Pearl's Choice lost nearly 20 lengths when she /as- left at the start. With J. ?urtell as her jockey today she ?/as well backed. ? She looked a forlorn chance hree furolngs from home, but urt.cll pulled the whip coming 3 the turn and the filly res ponded so well he was able to go '.irough on the inside. The win .'.?as Purtell's 57th this season. Leau Riant, winner of the Spr.ond Olindn Handicap naid learly 175/1 on the win totalisa 'or. Leau Riant was a 66/1 chance with the books. She paid £43/18/ for a win and £9/2/ for a place on the 5/ tote. One...
Sound System Helps Corrimal School [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
Sound Svstem ' ' . j Corrimal School The sound system which has been recently, installed in Cor rimal school, has. beep, t»ie_ h.y.i liglit of- interest ior the: girls' department during, tho past fortnight'. A selected few girls have al ready -had the privilege oi air ing their talents over' the mici;o- ,* ' ?phone, and in time 'it is expect- . I'd the opportunity will bc^iven to all girls. ' Already the girls have become more speech-conscious and crt.u-' cal of speech deifcets. The giris thoroughly enjoyed , , their I'oiK-clancing. i.o»' -*:;e,re-- '' corded, music is audible, to. ev^ry '? child through the loud-speakcia. The instructions are given' ihrough a microphone, \vhicli is. a great advantage to teacher . . and child ajikc. SERIOUS WORK Much serious, work has beon done du. ring the past few months. The girls who. worked con sistently have had the sa-isfac-' tion. oi ovjcaining good manis in the half - yearly examinations which have just been completed. Highest piaces in th...
Rugby League Appointments For Week-end [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
Rugby League Appointments For Week-end Illawarra District Rugby League referees and;, touch judges appointed for ' games to be played on Sunday are: No. 1 SHOWGROUND, , WOLLONGONG 3.15 p.m. — First Grade: Wollon gong .v. Dapto.. Referee, J. Un derwood . Touch judges, F. Wil cox and R. Reynolds. . 1,45 p.m.— Reserve Grade: Wol longong v. Dapto. Referee, A. Hnrrod. Touch judges, F. Wil cox and A. Day. 12.30 p.m.— Under 19: Wollon gong v. Balgownie. Referee: P. K'pllv. Tnnnh iudBes. A. Dav and- R. Reynolds. McCABE PARK, WOLLONGONG 3.15 p.m. — First Grade: C.B.C. v. Northern Suburbs. Referee, W. Grugan. Touch judges, R. Hermes and F. Patmore. 1.45 p.m. — Reserve Grade: C.B.C. v. Northern Suburbs. Ref- ! eree, F. Patmore. Touch judges, R. Hermes' and W. Grugan. 12.30 p.m. — Third Grade: C.B.C. v. Northern Suburbs. Referee R. 1 Hermes. I KKlUbLAWAKKA UVAL, PORT KEMBLA | 3.15 p.m. — First (Grade: Portj Kembla v. Western Suburbs. | Referee, A. Grew. Touch judges, D. James and W. Bemi. ~ | 1...
Separate Sewerage Schemes For Mr. St. Thomas [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
Schemes For Ml. Si. Thomas The Metropolitan Water, Sewerage and Drainage Board has advised the City Coun cil that the question of sewering the Mount Si. Thomas district would be met by. two. sep arate sewerage schemes., The board in a letter to last night's meeting of the council said the reticulation of the two schemes depended on prior con struction of major works, not likely to be co., Unstated for some years. , ... The council will advise, mem bers of the Mt. Kcmbla branch of the A.L.P. that material works will be carried out on Cor deaux Road as soon as labour and materials are available. The A.L.P. group had corn plained of the traffic and exces sive speeds on the road and damag;c which had been occa sioned to the road's newly-sealed portion. A report by the Deputy City Engineer OMr. R. Coles) said the maintenance carried out in the past few weeks had showed, a considerable improvement. He attributed the 'boiling' in patches on Bushell's Hill to leaks in the water main. Arrang...
7354 Points of Rain This Year At Albion Park [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
7354 Points of Rain This Year At Albion Park Albion Park's June rainfall re cording was 2133 points and the aggregate for the first six months o fthe. year — 7354 points — the greatest probably ever ?known, in this district. With the receding of the flow of water in the Macquarie Rivu let, the crossing has again been made trafficable and the milk carrier has restored his service from the farms,' whence the cans had . previously to be carried across. On Monday a car was dam aged in a pot-hole oi- the apr proach to the town from Wol longong. To the motorist these deep de pressions in a level stretch of tar-raved road are not visible until, he. is. practically, on. top. of them, and no effective attempt has been made to reduce the danger to those unaware of the existence of such traps. A notice at Albion Park ad vises the road between Robert son and MoSs Vale is closed to traffic, -of, vehicles beyond 5-ton gross weight.' On Monday a motor lorry load of pigs was dispatched by road from...
"WE MUST NOT FAIL IN KOREA," SAYS CHURCHILL [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
'WE MUST NOT FAIL IN KOREA,' SAYS CHURCHILL LONDON, Wednesday ( A.A.P.). — Win- ston Churchill said last night a third world war would be ' hurled upon us' if the Com munists won in Korea. 'We owe it not only to ourselves, but to world protection from an aggressive war, not to fail in our duty now,' he said. Speaking at the American So ciety Independence Day dinner, Mr. Churchill said he did not bejjeve the war danger had been , incrased by the Co'mmuliist*act of aggression in Korea.'' ' ? 'There is,' he'said, 'a'bettcr hope for a general settlement with Russia, following the de feat of Korean aggression, than that - we should drift on while large quantities of devastating weapons are accumulated. 'It is a vital consequence to ?world peace hopes that the Communists should not triumph in Korea.' Mr. Churchill said the League of nations had 'failed not be cause of noble concepts but be cause these were abandoned. We must not ask to be taught that hard lesson twice,' he declared. -The ...
Police Officer's Tribute To "Terrible" Miners [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
[?] 'When I heard that I had been trans ferred to Bulli from the West I remembered all the stories / had heard about the 'ter rible' miners that were ' always on strife.' I was pleasantly surprised when I arrived at Bulli r Sergeant J. H. Hutton, of. Bulli, said this in reply to speeches at a social held at Woonona on Tuesday night to farewell him and Sergeant P. H. W. Kennedy, who have been transferred to Wollongong, Sgt. Hutton said ho found the miners 'like a lot of lambs'- - an easy-going- body of men; most law-abiding citizens. It was with feelings of regret that he was leaving the Eulli area. Sgt. Hutton made a spirited appeal for some person to come forward to take over his duties | with the Eoy Scout Movement, T of which he was District Com- j missioner. ! He paid tribute to the work of : this organisation and said: 'We I must work with these youth i movements to direct the youth ' of today to its duty and loyal ties.'-. | Mr. T. Medlyn was chairman. ! He read out a lengthy ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
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Efforts To Save Town From Flood [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
Efforts To Save Town From Flood SYDNEY, Wednesday. — Forty | council men at Hillston workeff round the clock today sandbag ging a levee to save this little wool and wheat town on the Lachlan River from its worst i flood in memory. Police sent out urgent appeals for Army ducks as flood waters, tonight, crept steadily up the two-feet-high earth bank en circling the t-own. Most of the council employees are exhausted after working 48 hours non-stop to strengthen che levee. The peak of the flooding is not expected for at least two days, but latest reports tonight indicated the initial break through will come tomorrow. r-o lice have warned families west of the river to evacuate their homes. Water is already 4ft. deep in four homes. The occupants were caught unpre pared and fled from their houses yesterday and today, taking only personal belongings. Tension in the town is high as preparations for mass evac uations are being made in ii a'n tic haste. j
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
RETURN TH ANKS ? MRS. GWEN: TAYLOR arid - FAMILY, of Fa.rrell Road,'. Bulli) wish tp tharik Rev._ Hobj den. and^all ' kind relatives , and ' friends, for their help and'expres-; sion, sympathy, 'letter's, cards;' telegrams' and ' floral -tributes in I the sad' loss of ,' her beloved husH band' 'arid our father. We. will ' always remember everyone's kindness. Please accept this as* our personal thanks.
Union Team Selection Deferred [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
Union Team Selection Deferred (By 'Breakaway') Due to the importance of Saturday's game, Rugby Union selectors have deferred announcing the two teams to represent Wol longong until after 'training at McCabe Park tonight. Wollongong players will jour ney to North Sydney Oval No. 2 to play Northern Suburbs, and officials are hopeful that the young side .will give a good ac count of itself. The match is important to Wollongong for two reasons: Firstly, Harry Crow, State selector, will be in attendance. He has been delegated to watch the rapidly improving Wollon gong players, several of whom, as a result, may win a place in the Combined Country team ,to meet the British Isles side later in the year. Another well-known spectator will be Alex Marks, secretary of tne i\ew soutn waies Jttugoy Union. The Wollongong Club has an application before' Marks asking that Wollongong be in cluded in the itinerary of the New Zealand side which will visit Australia next season. It will be necessary for...