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CHECK-UP ON WOLLONGONG'S TRANSPORT [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 10 July 1950
CHECK-UP ON WOLLONGONG'S' TRANSPORT ' IT IS NOT unreasonable to hope for practical results from the visit this week of the new State Minister for Trans port (Mr. W. F. Sheahan). He will be accompanied by the Commissioner for Transport and Highway's (Mr. Reg Win district's transport system.' Later he 'will return, accbm-' panied by departmental officers, with a view to taking action in such directions as ihe initial visit may suggest. Mr. Winsor and Mr. Sheahan are both 'new brooms' in their respective offices and new broom's notoriously sweep clean.' They are not cluttered up with the dust of agou ot.Oj habit. Both meri— Minister and Commissioner — will bo keen to show their paces, and the Wollongong transport 'track', if somewhat bumpy, certainly offers plenty of scope. BUT THERE is considerably more than 'new broom' to Mr. Sheahan. As Minister for Lands in fhe previous State Government, he did a job which aroused the admiration of everyone with whom he came in contact, including s...
Women To Hold Hockey Knock Out Competition [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 10 July 1950
Women To Hold % Hockey Knock Out Competition 1 The Illawarra Womens' Hockey Association's knock-out competition to be held on Jujy 26 will be one of the biggest of | its kind ever to be held . on the I South Coast. The all-day fixture will be played on Stuart Park and it is expected that 26 teams will take' ?part. Already six teams from the lower .South Coast have given . notice of their ? intention to play and officials .think 17 district grade sides will compete. The knock-out has been di vided into two divisions and the Coal Board has donated pennants for winners in 'both divisions. I Entries for the competition I close on Friday, July 14. . DRAWN GAME. ' Rovers aHd A.I; & S:' 'played a one-all draw in the competi- . tion game on Saturday. ?Play was 'hard from the but set arid hockey fans were treat ed to an interesting game. RESULTS: Rovers 1 drew with A.I. and S..1. . ? ? . Figtree 'lC' 8 defeated. Wol longong 'C' 8. Figtree 'B' 6 defeated Port , Kembla 'B' 0. I Magpies...
The News Behind The News [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 10 July 1950
The News Behind The News (By 'Insider') VICTOR SYLVANDER, a Thirroul builder, tells me he has a couple of keys he wants to give away. The keys will fit the locks of the doors which disap peared from two lavatories he completed on a Housing uuums sion job at Bellambi on Friday. Without the doors, he says, the keys are no use to him, and whoever has the doors might just as well have the keys. * . IJEARD on Saturday afternoon while listening to a radio com mentator describing the close fin ish of a Melbourne race: 'This one is really close. I can see the judge examining the photo with a microphone glass.' (What he meant, I expect, was a mag nifying glass.) ★ SOME MONTHS AGO I had cause to mention the lack of ambulance men at football grounds. Yesterday at McCabe Park the situation arose again. On the whole the volunteer am bulance men do a grand job, but they should be at first grade games on time. Yesterday three players were injured and re quired attention before the 'Zam- buk' got t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 10 July 1950
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 10 July 1950
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 10 July 1950
Positions Vacant FREIDELLE REQUIRE EXPERIENCED TWIN-NEEDLE AND BUTTON MACHINIST. , ALSO, EXPERIENCED MACHINIST. Apply MISS CLARK, 32-34 Auburn Street PHONE 273. CHEMISTS AND TAXPAYERS ?? TAMES GALLAGHER, Wollongong's Leading Chemist, '' ' ] next to Union Bank, 225 Crown Street, Wollongong, ) | ? ? is providing a useful service for harassed taxpayers. . . ;? Customers are supplied, with a small card on which ?? 1 ! are entered all purchases, which form the basis of a re- 1 j I ? bate for income' tax purposes. . . Each time a prescription is made up or surgical goods | ? !! are purchased the items are .entered on this card. ?- At the end of the year it is a complete record and, ?. I I . with the company's receipts, becomes an official acknow- ? | - . ledgment that the amount stated has been spent. I ' In that way it provides proof that a taxpayer is en- ? ? . ! I titled to the appropriate amount of rebate. ' ) ? ? These days most businesses are forced to act as agents . . * ' for, or ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 10 July 1950
RETURN THANKS ME. E. HUBBARD, Miss Edie Hubbard and Mrs. L. John ston, of Main Road, Woonooa, wish to thank sincerely Dr. Cook and all kind friends and rela tions for their assistance, ex pressions of sympathy and floral tributes in their recent sad bereavement.- Please accept this as our personal thanks. IV/TR. J. CRAIG and FAMILY, of 7. Liddle Street, Woonona, ? wish to thank sincerely Dr. Cook . and all kind friends and rela tives for their assistance, expres sions of syrrfpathy and floral tributes in their recent sad bereavement. Please accept this as our personal thanks.
Intervention Necessary, Says Shawcross [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 10 July 1950
Intervention Necessary, Says Shawcross LONDON, Sunday (A.A.P.).— ? The Attorney - General (Sir Hartley Shawcross) speaking at St. Helens, Lancashire, yester day, dealt forcibly with Russian criticisms of the legality of United States and other nations' avuvn in rvorea. , 'It must firmly and clearly be stated that the action taken under the United Nations au thority is not only legal in itself but vital .to the. maintenance of the very rule of law,' he said.. 'Certainly the United States intervened before there had been any Security Council resolution recommending intervention, but if you- always' waited for a policeman to arrive, upon the scene before you took steps to i prevent the commission of ? a I crimie, you would indeed assist | the -criminal. 'It has always been the law that a State which is the victim of an aggressive attack is en titled to defend itself and that other Staes, whether under treaty -obligation or not, are en titled to go o its assisance. ' 'Any other view wou...
23 Killed In French Air Crash [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 10 July 1950
23 Killed In French Air Crash CASABLANCA, Sun. (AAP): -Twenty-three . persons were killed and seven.: injured' when a- French -DC3 -crashed in .'flames ?''shortly after taking ? off : from' Casablanca. ' Fire 'broke . out' in- an engine ?when the plane .; had reached 500 f6et::''. ''The -C aircraft . lost .speed and fell in flames, which rapidly enveloped the - wrcck-, age when it hit the ground. . The plane, was travelling from Paris to Dakar. ap.v.'av.wawa'.vw.'
Baby Saved from Body of Dead Mother [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 10 July 1950
'.V.W.'ASWAV.W.VV.'. Baby Saved from Body of Dead Mother LIMA (Ohio), Sunday (A.A.P. ). — A health 61b. baby boy was removed from \Mfi body , of . his dead mother :, ' yesterday;1 ?= ? «... ..^r Mrs. Catherine Kaufman, 24, mother of five other . children, was killed in a motor car accident while on the way to a maternity hos pital, where surgeons operat ed as soon as the body ar rived. The childts father was critically injured in'the same accident.
Body of Balt Found In Sea at Wollongong [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 10 July 1950
Body of Bait Found In Sea at Wollongong The body of Pande Saplamajew (28), single, of the lialt Hostel, Unanderra, was found floating in the sea at the bottom of Signal Hill, Wollon gong, yesterday morning by three schoolboys, Gwillian Barnes (10), Gareth Barnes (8), oi Harbour Street, and Graham Langlands (9) of ri;it RnoJ VUI 1 IWUUl They sent a message to the police. ' Det. Sgt. Debney and Detec tives Anderton and Fleming, who, went to the spot, found the body floating in a fissue of the rocks,' Lhe head being battered against the concrete. wall of the old Chain Baths. , ' ? Detectives Anderton and Flem ing managed to get the body on to the rocks, a difficult task in view of the. steepness of the sides of the rocks. They found that Saplamajew's head was severely injured. Although, at that stage, they uould not rule out the possibility ' of foul play, the detectives were more of the opinion that the injuries had been caused through .his head being continually bumped against the co...
Stewart Sent Off at West Wallsend [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 10 July 1950
Stewart Sent Off at West Wallsend Former international right winger, Charlie Stewart, of the Woonona-Bulli team, was ord ered off at Wallsend on Satur day for the alleged punching of- a West Wallsend player. ?Stewart's dismissal by re feree A. Welsh followed a close tackle with R. Evans, of West Wallsend. Woonona-Bulli won - easily .by 5-1, after laeding at the interval by 3-1. Woonona-Bulli showed better understanding and played neat, cohesive football. Wingers Stewart and Thomas both showed great pace and ?ball control, 'and continually gained ground 'by determined flank play, ?Jim Cunningham made a welcome reappearance with Woonona and scored two goals .by astute .positional play. Woonona-Bulli 5 (A, Thomas 2, J. Cunningham 2, C. Stewart) ?beat West Wallsend 1 (E. Bald win.) ?
ILLAWARRA SCHOOLBOYS UNDEFEATED IN INTER-CITY SOCCER GAMES [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 10 July 1950
ILLAWARRA SCHOOLBOYS UNDEFEATED IN INTER-CITY SOCCER GAMES illawarra started the Inter-City School boy Soccer competition in grand style on Sat urday morning when from the three matches played they remained undefeated. The Under 15 team won easily, while the other two games were drawn. LI awarra played Sydney in (he first round. Ncwcastlc had a bye. At Corrimal the issue \ya.s never in doubt when, the Illa warra under 15 team played the Sydney side. ' Prom the kick-off Illawarra was always on top and Phil Lenham scored a brilliant goal to give Illawarra a lead of one nil. ? Soon after John Burnett scored and at the interval the scorc board read two nil in favour of the home side. In the second half Sydney at tacked but the Illawarra defence was far superior and the visi tors were unable to break through. Close to full time Les Gorton shot a perfect pass which left the Sydney goalie standing. Scores: Illawarra 3 (P. Lenham J. Burnett and L. Gorton goals) defeated Sydney nil. UNDER 14...
Fernhill Makes Good Recovery [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 10 July 1950
Fernhill Makes Good Recovery Down 3-0 at half-time the Fernhill Soccer team staged a remarkable recovery to hold ? Bulli to a 4-3 game at Slacky .-'lat on Saturday. Bulli played good football and .their three goals in the first, ?halfi were the results of clever team work. Goals were scored by Richardson, Williams and Lackenby. With a 3-10 lead Bulli seemed set ' for a -big win. In the -latter part of the game Fernhill settled down gradually overcame the deficit. Within five minutes of the ! commencement of the second period Fernhill's centre for ward Roy Hedley opened his team's account after the whole Fernhill forward line had figur ed in a really fine movement. Bulli went to a 4-1 lead when Dick Highland converted a corner .from left winger Ron' Henson. I ?Play immediately swung back' to the Bulli goal and Ted Woods notched Fernhill's second goal. ? Bulii was 'penalised when full back Pearce illegally- tackled centre forward Hedley. Wanson making no mistake made the scores: -Bull...
GERRINGONG BEAT NOWRA [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 10 July 1950
GERRINGONG BEAT N0WRA At Jubilee Park, Gerrlngong on Saturday Gerringong defeat ed Nowra in the South Codst League competition 5-2 after leading 2-0 at half time. The' game was interesting and kept the crowd on its toes due to the closeness of the scores and the fact that ^Gerringong only ; scored the winning try in the last few minutes of the game. During most of the game Ger ringong held a territorial ad vantage over their opponents but the excellent tackling of the Nowra team kept the scoring to a minimum. Gerringong opened the scoring early in the game when B. Raf I tery kicked a penalty goal. During this halt tne same player missed several penalty kicks. * K. Byron and A. Goodsell went close to scoring for Nowra after two good individual runs. SCORES EVENEI) Nowra evened tlie scores soon after half time when j. Larkin, J. Rouse and W. Sims had com bined to bring their team, oh the attack and J. Regan kicked an excellent penalty goal. Gerringong tried desperately to score on num...
Mt. Kembla Wins In Junior League [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 10 July 1950
Ml Kembla j Wins In Junior League Mount Kembla surprised by defeating the strong Port Kemb la combination in the .'Under 19 Junior League game at Figtree Ovai yesterday. | Piay 'was Hard ' atid ' fast and in the $rst half both teams were evenly matched. However, in the second half Mount Kembla players produced some splendid football and piled on the. points. They - eventually ran out the winners by 25 points to five. Outstanding for Mount Kemb la was forward Bott, while Moyer shone for Port Kembla. Although Tech Under 17 team beat C.B;C; by-35' points to two, the scores were no indication of play and many times the C.B.C. players had - Tech defending hard. Bobby Brown, Tech fullback, played two games— in the Under 17 and in the Under 19. Scores were: — Uhder 17: Tech 35 def. C.B.C. 2, Balgownie 58 def. Northern Suburbs 0,..P6ft Kembla- 4 def. Thirroul 3. Under 19: Tech 16 def. C.B.C. 3. Mount Kembla 25 def. Port Kembla 5, Wollongong 15 def. Balgownie 3. Following are the grounds for...
WEST W'GONG IN FRONT IN BASKETBALL [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 10 July 1950
WEST W'GONG] IN FRONT IN BASKETBALL West Wollongong continued to hold their lead in the women's basketball competition when they defeated Gwynneville '16-15 on Saturday. It was one of the closcst games of the present reason. The competition is how in an interesting stage. West Wollongong is only one point ahead bf Gwynneville and -Southern Cross Golds, while John Vicars are a similar mar gin away on tlio third rung of the ladder. „ Saturday's results: West Wol longong 16 def; Gwynneville 15, Tohn Vicars 21 clef. Southern Cross Golds 14, Isaacs 16 def. Council 14, Thirroul 24 def. Port .Cembla 9. . .. - D grade: Bull: . Blues i4 .def. I.M 3, Stella Maris ,27 def. War; ?awong 7, Star of the Sea 18 def Jasben 16. C grade: RosP.mont Ramblers. 30 def. Bulli Blues 9, West Wol j .uiigong 31 det'. Sfellu Maria 1 1, Stella Maris A 17 def. Wol longong Waratahs 14.
W'GONG WINS: UPSET IN MEN'S HOCKEY [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 10 July 1950
W'GONG WINS: UPSET IN MEN'S HOCKEY The men's hockey competition suffered a reversal oh Saturday when Wollongong unexpectedly defeated Corrimal 1-nil at. Cor rimal. Corrimal, which was leading with Thirroul, will now drop to second position with Rangers. The game opened on the hard, bumpy ground and consequently bright, spectacular play was out of the question. Corrimal were pressing and the Wollongong backs had a Hard time. Trevor. Walker, for Wolloh gorig, played his usual hard game and saved many on slaughts which canie froin the nome team. _i, . Ge'orge .Moorehbuse, Wolloh gong's star forward who had been detained ' owing to work, arrived at', the ground arid , im- mediately went into the ; ga.me. He instantly; niade his - presence felt. He was -well ';fed.''-byWthe Wollongong halves ' and for v the next 10 minutes ? the Corrimal goal, Jim Tillyer, had his hands full. He made many spectacu lar saVes and had he not been in ? such rare form Moorehouse and. Parker would have fre que...
MOTOR CYCLE, BUS IN COLLISION [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 10 July 1950
' IN COLLISION Failing to negotiate completely the turn from Flinders Street to 'Keira Street on Saturday; a motor cyclist; hit the' cuhbway' and then collided with a; biis'i which was parked on' the'eastj ern' side of the street. ;! The cyclist, Ronald John1 life-, Mullen, 21, of 46 Atchesbri Street, Wollongong, was. ihrpwn heavily on .to the ,grotind..'andi was taken to. hospital. ' / v ? The cycle. hit the eastern Curb' of Keira Street and .then pro ceeded another 15 yards before colliding with the rear of the bus. McMullen was taken ,by the Illawarra District Ambulance to the WoHorigonjj District. Hospi tal and Admitted siifffer ing irom head injufiSa. . ' «*; HIS conditio^ 1§ nibt--r&g£&Sed as serious.
CITY BEAT COUNTRY AT BASEBALL [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 10 July 1950
CITY BEAT COUNTRY AT BASEBALL! In a one-sided match at Petersham Oval yesterday after; noon City proved superior tb Country in the big baseball match of the season. .City de feated Country 15 to nil. At no stage of the game did the Country side appear to fully test the Sydney dbmbihatiori. Their fielding was particularly poor and thSy lacked team work. ? Not one Country player hit d safe hit. The only three Wollongong players who showed any form at all were Sam Pianegonda, Tom Cullen and Bill Stevens. All three were selected to .play in the team to represent the Rest against New South Wales to be played at Petersham Oval next Sunday. Both Russell and Hanna, the other two Illawarra players who took part in vesterdav's came. had off days. | There was a surprise in Sat urday's games wheh . Woonona defeated Keira. Keira, which is ' in the semi finals of the competition, will ' not be affected by the defeat. I They were easily beaten 8 tb 6. i At Port Kembla, Cardinals ; 'walked over' th...