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Von Nida, Pickworth Prominent [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
Von Nida, Pickworth Prominent LONDON, Wednesday (A.A.P.) — Ninety-three amateur and pro fessional golfers from all parts of the world went into action in the first round proper of the British Open golf championship on the 6583-yards course in Ayr shire today . Von Nida opened spienfliaiy and stood two under foure after the eighth, but a disastrous six put him out in 36. Just ahead of him was Ossie Pickworth, who had to struggle out in 38 and never looked comfortable. Bobby Locke played magnificent golf to reach the turn in 34. He fin ished with 69.
ENGLISH TEAM TO PLAY BRISBANE [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
ENGLISH TfiAM TO PLAY BRISBANE BRISBANE, Wednesday.— The British Rugby League team to play Brisbane tomorrow is: Fullback, Lcdgard ; three quarters, Danby, Ward, Ash croft, Ratcliffe; halves, Cunllffc Pepperell; forwards, Trail, Phil lips, Mur.phy, Naughton, Os mond ?nd Fcntherstone.
Hospital Auxiliaries To Seek Subsidy Talk With Sir Earle Pag[?] [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
Hospital Auxiliaries To Seek Subsidy Talk Willi Sir EurU Pag 4 At the bi-annual confcrena: oi' i**.v ouuih. Eastern District Hospital Auxiliaries in the Woonona Soldiers' Hall yesterday, delegates passed a motion stating that each auxiliary is to arrange for a deputation to Sir Earle Page when he makes his proposed visit to the South Coast, to discuss with him the possi bility of Government subsidies for hospital auxiliary funds. it was further decided the , motion be put on the agenda for the annual conference of N.S.W. Hospital Auxiliaries in Sydney on October 11, 12 and 13. The matter was first intro duced by the Chairman of the Bulli Hospital Board (Mr. G. Hughes), who said although it had been said by the visiting State Organising Secretary of Hospital Auxiliaries (Mrs. H. E. McGuiggan) the Hospitals Com mission would listen to sugges tions and would aid in every way they could, lack of finance pre vented them from doing all that was necessary. He said the 'Federal Govern ment ...
Close Finishes Likely At Dapto Dogs Tonight [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
Close Finishes Likely At [?] Tonight's races at Dapto should provide spec tators with close and exciting greyhound racing from the first event. The most open race is the last, the President's Stake, in which any one of six dogs could win without surprising. The President's Stake has at tracted a field of high-class dis tance performers. It includes Bright Ripplo, Rose Beauty, Moon Fox and Foundation. To a lesser decree Ron Curran a.nd Another Min must also be considered. Now that Bright Ripple is back in top form she will take a lot of beating. This bitch has run ' some excellent distance races in the past and it would not surprise to see her fight it out with Rose Beauty. The youngster of the field, Foundation Boy, has a finishing run that could. easily allow him to pass the other two runners. Last week at Dapto he lost a close decision to Tahmoor Chief. A little more luck in the running of the race tonight would turn the tables. Moon Fox simply won as she liked at Wollongong on Mo...
Comic Strip Material [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
Comic Strip Material SIR. — In view of the difficulty you are having in maintaining a regular supply of comic strips for your esteemed paper I am tempted to suggest, after read ing Tuesday's issue, that ycu in vite ' Mr. M. Fackender, secre tary of the Illawarra Peace Council, to make a daily contri bution on the same lines as nts statement on the Korean situa tion. For a complete somersault on 'peace' his statement is a masterpiece. For a gem of a dis tortion on the history of Korea it is unsurpassed. I was sorry that one more 'de- mand' was not included. I sug gest that it should be: 'That we demand that the Communist forces immediately halt their armed intervention in the area south of the 38th parallel and that Soviet Russia refrain from such intervention also.' However, I suppose Mr. Fack ender's statements are harmless so long as people read them for amusement. If, on the other hand he intends us to take him seriously, I suggest that he veri fies his facts before accepting the...
Corrimal League Teams [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
Corrimal League Teams ; Corrimal Rugby League .teams to play Thirroul at Thirroul on Sunday: Fullback, J. O'Conneil;. wing ers, .Norm Jarvis, W. Jarvis; centres, U. Dal Santo, .V. Sil vetti; flve-eighth, R. Big-nail; half, O. Binkins; lock, C.. Lacey; second row, J. Jarvis, R. preen; front row, M. Lett, F. Delancy, E. McCloskey. : Reserve Grade: - fullback, Payne; wingers, A. Hill, ' R, Kerr; centres, L. Smith,.- R, Ford; five-eighth, J. Orvard; half, R. Critcher; lock, D.'Hill; second row, R. Wilson, S. Blair; front row, A. Gallagher, j. Clarges, G. Hutton. Third Grade: - J. Ruddock, R. Baker, D. Geary, J. Watson, A. Troy, J. Critcher, L. Murphy, E. Hill, D. Edmondson, J; Hur ley, S. Johnson, T. Baker. .'.
Intervention In Korea [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
Intervention In Korea SIR. — Your columnist stated on Tuesday that he 'can't follow' the Peace Council's con demnination of U.S. intervention in Korea. May I, as briefly as possible, record some facts which may help him to under stand? 1. The so-called Government of South Korea was first elected on May 10, 1948, by less than 30 per cent, of those entitled to vote. The elections were boy cotted by a large number of Korean organisations. Early last month new elections were held, and despite the fact that most opposition parties were, banned, Syngham Rhee's ' Korean Nationalist Party ob tained only 22 out of 209 seats. Again less than 30 per cent, of! the people voted. 2. The Supreme People's As sembly of Korea (i.e. the North Korean Government) was elected in August, 1948. Ninety nine per cent, of the people of North Korea and 77 per cent, of the people of South Korea voted, despite the most rigorous ef forts on the part of the South ern police to prevent participa tion. The North Kor...
Tech. League Teams [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
Tech. League Teams Tech. teams to play C.B.jCv-.^t No. 2 Showground on Sunday are: ' Under 17's: V. Brown, gins, Williamson, P. Green land, W. Miller, W; 'Hpbb's/.*J. Markham, J. Clinton, 'K.'-Ingdld, R. Tougher, R. May,' K.'^iri gate, K. Ottaway. Reserves G. Isedale, R. Faulkner. ' VVViiV Under 19's: . G. Moore, i- ' O. Thomson, P. Buchain^ni,'.'. C; Crane, G. Humphreys) J. Hflbb?', B. Sargent, K. Louttit, G/.Bgaj! ker, G. Fulcher, R. Muttdon, J. Simpson, P. Robertson.; ' . .
Wollongong Under 19 League Team [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
? :.y Wollongong Under 19 League Team 1 Following is the Wollongong Junior League Under lfji'team to play Balgownie at 12.15; jd.to, on Sunday at Wollongong; No.' 1 Showground: . ' / '? -H-?- y Backs: J. Carr, K. Donnelly, J- Brown, B. Dingwall,. J;', Roughly; A. Barker, C. Wells, ? H? 'Yrals '(one to be amitted),. ....... Forwards: D. Johnston, Browning, B. Pringle, J. Read, N. Priest, T. Kelly, W. Firidlay (one to be omitted). : ' ?
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
j AT THE \ I UTILITY GOODS of Til FINEST GRADE AT \ | . RIDICULOUSLY LOW PRICES j I ; SWEDISH CRYSTAL GROG GLASSES | | Water thin, large capacity. | I . Usually 7/9, Our price 2/J1 each | | ? ETCHED BEER GLASS f 3 Extraordinarily attractive design. % | Usually 4/3, our price y\\ | j STERLING ' SILVER STONE SET ' | | Pendant jewellery with silver chain. , | | Usually 50/-, ourpripe y . | J SWEDISH KITCHEN WALL CLOCK ? I I Large face, pendulum type. | t Super attractive in pastel colours. | | Usually 57/6, our price 3]/f) | | There are still a few dozen 'DIXON' and other well known branded Sheffield bone | and stainless steel table knives from 2/- to 3/9 each. A chance to buy top cutlery £ | cheaply. Our many other lines warrant the inspection of any discriminate shopper. | | A saving of pounds is worth the walk to the sale at the I Agricultural Hall, Wollongong Showground f * - | t 2
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
-j (ea/ttl/tfrAecf..' IV -j and earn ?'?£- r\ while you learn } !- / : How would you like to learn to sew — and ?; \- \ i become so highly skilled that you will be ' . ? \ able to make your own dresses in later years. ; \. ( i You can start immediately with Crystal Y. - Clothing Industries Ltd. and receive top- jv, . / ! money while you are being taught this ;! \ ? \J valuable trade. The work is light and \'/y '' ?\ interesting too, and conditions are every- ? j^v.; \. i thing you desire. Contact the Employment' \/ Officer at the modern Crystal Factory NOW 1 i \ ! y YOUNG GIRLS AND !-f -j EXPERIENCED MACHINISTS WANTED jV /! 9 Light interesting work on the latest type electric jNy ? / j sciving machines. ? -! ) Q Cheerful daylight conditions all the year round. | v , / ! Q^Exccllent amenities including staff canteen', music ; V I while you work, etc. Vj / \ H High wages tho day you start. ? FULL PAY, while | \ \| 0 Skilled training in a valuable trade. 'X / | 0 Less travelling— buses...
COUNCIL TO CHECK ON CORRIMAL ELECTRIC COMPLAINT [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
COUNCIL TO CHECK ON CORRIMAL ELECTRIC COMPLAINT A .report by Aid. C. Carr that residents of Ange'l and Milford Streets, Corrimal,' were experi encing difficulty with, their elec tric curre.nt has been referred by the City Council to the City Electrical, Engineer (Mr. S. D. Berry) for investigation. The residents have reported that low voltage has particularly offected cooking appliances and wireless sets. On June 21 the Wollongong Council received a petition signed by 33 residents of the Angel Street vicinity drawing the Council's attention to- the poor supply, particularly be tween the hours of of 4.30 p.m. and 6.30 p.m. They said attempts to cook on electric appliances during these hours were 'futile'. 'While we realised the diffi culties existing at the present time,' the petition read, 'we fool wo are worse off than a,ny other section ot' the city's area.'
BIRDS TERRIFIED BY FIRE NEAR STUART PARK [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
BIRDS TERRIFIED BY FIRE NEAR, STUART PARK Pandemonium broke loose in what re mains of Stuart Park 'zoo' yesterday when firemen dashed into a blazing garage to rescue a car from a fire which destroyed over £600 worth of tents and gutted thegarage. The garage is, owned by the Wollongong City Council. Tho Stuart Park caretaker, Mr. John Neden, w'ho lives in a house tiear the garage, owned the camping gear- and the car, a Hudson sedan. The wood-work inside the gar age was burnt away, ' most of the tiled roof collapsed a.nd about 18 tents and other gear were destroyed. ' - It is not known how the fir-e started, but Wollongong police a.re investigating. Mr. Neden first noticed the fire when it had gained a strong hold. It apparently startedvg; hold. It apparently started' amongst the tents, and smoke was pouring through the roof. Mr. Neden called Wollongong Fire Brigade and tried to cope, wit h^ the. blaze with a garden hose. When the brigade arrived sliortiy after, flames were shoot ing ...
Unanderra To Assist Flood Relief Appeal [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
[?] More than 20 Unanderra residents on Tuesday night formed a committee to aid in flood relief. Chairman of the meeting was Aid. Harry Graham. The meeting decided to open an appeal for a month and also to have a house-to-house collec tion. Aid- : Lindsay Maynes was clected president of tho commit tee, with Mrs. McPaul. secretary, and Mrs. Bourke treasurer. Any donation may be left or' forwarded to iMrs. McPaul. The committee decided to hold a dance and euchre party on' July 21 to also swell the funds. Additional donations to the Mayor's appeal are; £ s d Amount previously ac knowledged 367 10 3. Mr. Crystal , and Staff of Crystal^ Clothing Factory 'U-5 . ? .. .. 20 11 0: Frost Estate, Wollon ' gong ? 10 10 0. Employees — Newbold Brick Yard, Thirroul 9 12 6 Kembla Church of England, Pt. Kembla 23 0 Elite Frocks, Wollon gong ? 2 2 0 Mrs. E. Suttor, Wollon gong ? ? ... £ 2 0 Mrs. A. C. Caldwell, Corrimal ...... . . 2 0 0 K. P. Russell's Gang, Power' House Exten sion, Port Kembla . . 1...
OBITUARY FUNERAL OF MR. J. C. BRENNAN [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
OBITUARY FUNERAL OP MR. J. C. BRENNAN Over a hundred people at tended the funeral yesterday of Jack Courtney Brennan, of Wontworth Street, Port Kem bla, who was killed in an acci dent near Helensburgh on Mon The Steelworks Band, of which Brennan 'had 'been a member, played at the funeral. Representatives of the Port Kembla Cricket Club and the Port Kembla Fire Brigade also attended. The Fire Brigade, in uniform, acted as pall-bearers. .The band preceded the hearse and played the 'Dead March in Saul.' The iband a.nd the various bodies Brennan had been con nected with preceded the hearse ifrom' ' the funeral parlour in Keira iscreet to Bourke Street, about' one mile. ' !Rev. Harkness officiated, - and the x body was cremated at1 Woronora Crematorium. MR. C. T. McDERMOTT Mr. Charles Thomas McDer mott, 58, of 192 Keira Street, Wollongong, died at his homo last night. He is survived by ?his widow and two sons, Char lie and. Tom. The funeral will take place from St. Francis Xavier's Catho...
Offers To Danby To Play In Queensland [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
Off ere To Danbyj To Play In Queensland BRISBANE, Wednesday. — Twenty-threc-ycars-old Salford centre, Tom Danby, was yester day asked to name his own pricc to play football in. Queensland. Danby, the 'find' of the Eng lish tour, has played the ma jority of his games on the right wing. He played on the wing for England against Australia last Saturday. Danby, however, has a five years' contract with Salford Ciub in England, and has rejected the offer.. A five years' ban on poaching .players would also have stopped Danby accepting. Danby scored four tries against Toowoomba yesterday, bringing his total for the tour to 24. Five-eighth Dickie Williams will be unable to play, for about five days as a result of a pulled ligament received in the match yesterday. Wigan centre, Jack Cunliffe, who played well yesterday, has a sti-one chance of eainine selec tion in the Third Test team. He may play five-eighth, as both Home and Williams are not thoroughly fit. England has decided not to play in...
Big Opportunities For Baseballers At Petersham On Sunday [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 6 July 1950
Big -Opportunities For Bsisetellers At Petersham Ok Sunday (By 'Observer') On Sunday at Petersham baseball player Sam Pianegonda will make his official debut before the State selectors. Should he produce the fofm he has shown during the past few months in 'district' games against some of the strongest teams in Sydney; also in the Coufitrij W eek series, it seems almost certain he will be given Ms chance in the State trials. These take place within the month, with the possibility of selection, for the State series, which takes plnce in Sydney in August. This brilliant young player who has learnt the game the hiircV way here in our own dis trict has made a profound im pression, both behind tho mask and with the bat, among all sec tions of tho metropolitan base ball experts. It is thought to be almost cer tain that oven if Pianegonda misses his State selection this year — which is, incidentally, only his second in senior baseball — he will represent the. State by next season at least. ...