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N.S.C. TENNIS COMPETITIONS TO RESUME [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
N.S.C. TENNIS ' COMPETITIONS TO RESUME The Near South Coast Tonnir Association Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning gent's com petitions will be continued this week-end after a lapse of four Wf!(;kS. The draw is ns followfi: — Saturday Afternoon Mixed— A Gr.ile: Railway v Wyuma 'V ona v -Austinmer Central Georges v Whites, Cwnv Rhondda bye. ,1 B Grade: Whites v Bulli School, Pine Court II v Weona T, Slonehams v Georges, Cevu II v Austinmer Central, Hillcrest bye. C Grade: Warra v Hillview. Wyuma. v Gadds II, Bulli School v Bryants, Gadtls I v Stonehams Boniiif Juniors v Masters, R.S.L bye. Sunday Morning Gents — B Grade: Railway v Cevu II, Cwm Hhondda v Bryants I, Mountain 'iew v Georges, Jones v Wy lnia, Austinmer Central v Veona, Bryants II v R.S.L., :evu I v Hillcrest. JUNIOR TRIALS At 1.30 p.m. on Sunday after noon at Georges court trials wil! -e conducted for junior boyt ,nd girls .utl.der 16 years of agf to select j uniors to represent , this association at the coaching f. Ii...
Fog Disrupts Track Work [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
Fog Disrupts Track Work SYDNEY, Tuesday. — A heavy ,fog, following on top of lieavy rain yesterday, seriously, dis rupted track work at the metro politan courses, today. The fog was so thick that it was impossible to see more than several yards ahead until after 7.30 a.m.' At Randwick only the sand track, was open- for exeroise. Since Sunday night almost three inches of rain has fallen on the various tracks. The Victoria Park track was completely closed for training. At Rosehill and Canterbury only the screenings and the trotting tracks were in, use. Several Randwick trainers took the horses to Rosebery where the middle grass was available. Only horses with engagements at Canterbury on Saturday were allowed to use the Moorefield track. Winter Stakes favourite, San Domenico, was the most inter esting worker at Moorefield this morning, wun wnnney in the saddle he sprinted two fur longs in. 2ija. on the extreme, Qut side of the course proper. Last start winnei;, Maranga., which is. eng...
Grafton Cup In Spite of Rain [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
Grafton Cup In Spite of Rain GRAFTON, Tuesday.— Follow- ing an inspection of the Graf iton track this morning^ Clar ence River Jockey Club officials decided to hold the Grafton Cup meeting tomorrow and Thursday as scheduled. Although 'torrential rain fell during the night and' thie course was soaked this morning, of ficials opened the outside of the course proper to allow horses to work. More than three inches of rain has fallen . since Saturday and there were some pools of water lying on the- back section today. _T?he distancej of th? Q.R.J.C. Handicap, tomprrow may have to, be chahged from a rtiile to six! or seven furlongs. ?' .' Pullson, favourite for tomor row's Ramornie Handicap, was out for strong work this morn ing. Au ' Secour, favourite for the Cup on, Thursday, has fully re covered from his eventful float trip, from Sydney. Puiison is expected to start odds on tomorrow as he con vincingly won the Flying Han dicap last Saturday with 9.2. For the Ramornie he has been weight...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
TtTOORE MACMAHON, brilli . ant and popular violinist, will be the Soloist, Grand Or chestral Concert, 'Civic' Theatre, MONDAY, 17TH JULY, 8 p.m. Make Early Reservations at. MacAndrew's. Shipping Movements ARRIVED YESTERDAY: River Burnett at 10.10 a.m., Ki ama at 3.20 p.m., and the yacht Seaward at 4.30 p.m. ARRIVING TODAY: Iron Earon at 6 p.m. from Whyalla, Halika at 6.30 from Nauru, Em pire Gladstone at 7 a.m. from Newcastle.
Englishmen Welcome McMahon [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
Englishmen Welcome McMahon SYDNEY, Tuesday. — The ap pointment of Tom McMahon to referee the England v. N.S..W match next Saturday was 'a good idea,' English captain, Ern est Ward, said today. Ward said his team were very pleased that McMahon was to handle' the match. . He added that his players would be warned that they could not take liberties with McMahon. '-? We know lie is very strict and ;fair. 'I think Mr. McMahon has only' to referee the match well and he will be selected for the third and vital test on Saturday week,' said Ward. The majority of the English players, who were flown to Syd ney yesterday, will train lightly tomorrow.
Rugby League Fixtures For Sunday [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
Rugby League Fixtures For Sunday Referees and touch judges ap pointed for lllawarra District Rugby League games to be played on Sunday are: No. 1 SHOWGROUND, WOLLONGONG 3.15 -p.m.: First. Grade, Port Kembla v Corrimal Referee, N. EJerrier; touch judges, A. Grew, D. James. 1.45 p.m.: Reserve Grade, Pt. Kembla v Corrimal. Referee, A. Grew; touch judges, R. Rey nolds,' Costello. 12.30 p.m.: Third Grade, Port Kembla v Corrimal: Referee, C. Costello; touch judges, R. Reyi nolds, J. Wall. FIGTREE OVAL 3.15 p.m.: Firet Grade, West ern 'Suburbs v' C.B.C Referee, A, Harrod; -touch judges, Pat more, T. Jones. 1.45 'P.m: Reserve Grade, Western Suburbs v C.BC. Ref-X eree, Patmore; touch judges, A. Day, T., Jones. 12.30 p.m.: Third Grade, West ern Suburbs v C.B.C. Referee, a r\n«- A. XJixy. THIRROUL OVAL 3.15 p.m.: First Grade, Thir roul v Dapto Referee, W. Gru gan; touch judges, K. Reynolds, Bemi. 1.45 p.m.: Reserve Grade, Thirroul v Dapto. Referee, W. , Bemi:; touch judges, K. Rey nolds, W Gru...
Singapore Fight for Sands [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
Singapore Fight for Sands SYDNEY, Tuesday.— Empire middleweight title-holder Dave Sands may defend his title against Randolph Turpin in Sin gapore on October 2. Randolph is the brother of Dick Turpin, whom Sands de feated 'in one round for the Em pire title. Announcing this today. Sands' manager, Tom Maguire, said a Singapore promoter \stated he would arrange for Randolph Tur pin to fight Sands in Singapore for. the title. 'The promoter said he could also arrange for Sands to have a fight ? a fortnight before the title contest. - ' 'I have replied that those ar rangements suit us,' said Ma guire. , : Sands plans to have his two fights in Singapore after he has fought Carl ('Bobo'). Olsen in Honolulu. |
The News Behind The News [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
The News SeMii T hi I®ws (By 'Insider') A WELL-KNOWN Wollon gong businessman visiting Port Kembla yesterday found himself short of bus change. After seven unsuccessful attempts to change a £5 note in as m^ny Wentworth Street shops, he was forced to board a bus and ask the .driver to advance him a ride home on credit. * TIIE WET WEATHER has hit the district's home-builders more than one cruel blow. After waiting weeks for dry weather in which to continue work, last week they learned that logging operations had virtually ceased and all timbers were in short supply. Most district timber yards are still unable to supply timber of any kind. ★ DISTRICT High School stu dents who complain they have to learn a foreign language might have something to com plain about if they lived in Leb anon where the children, from , their primary days, are taught three languages — Arabic, French ? and English. I give as my au thority Dr. H. Sheabea, Consul General for Lebanon, who ad dressed members of the...
Cabinet May Use Crimes Act To Meet Korea Ban [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
Cabinet May Use Crimes Id To Meet Korea Ian CANBERRA, Tuesday. — Implementation of the Crimes Act against the Seamen's Union officials who imposed the ban on the shipment of arms to Korea may be considered by Fed eral Cabinet on Thursday. The Attorney-General (Sena tor Spicer) will subfyiit a report on talks in Melbourne, witli the Commonwealth Solicito r* Gen eral (Professor Bailey). Although some Ministers are j believed to contend the union ban is practically ineffective and action is not necessary, others advocate invocation of ? the Act. Cabinet may decide to apply the Act only if the :ban. iritei;- ! Teres with Australian aid to the UnitEd Nations. Ministers, however, are pre pared to deal drastically with i Communists or others consid ered responsible for undermin ing support from Australia.' : ELLIOTT DEFIANT Leaders of the Seamen's. Union ' intend to enforce their bail oil transport of war supplies, to i Korea unless it is opposed- by i rank and file seamen. This was announ...
MEXICO WINS ZONE SINGLES FINAL [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
MEXICO WINS ZONE SINGLES FINAL HAVANA (Cuba), Tuesday (A.A.P.).-r-M.exico, made a: clean sweep of its Davis Cup matches against Cuba when the Mexicans won the two final; singles, yes terday. Rafaei Ortega beat J off re Etch everry 7/5 6/2 2/6 6/4 and Alfredo M.i.llet- bea.t Orlando, Garrido 6/1 6/2 6/3. Observer^ after watching the , Mexicans play, believe that they will be no match for the Austra lians, whom' they expect, to meet in the American zone final. Ortega occasionally served well but did not show any great speed. Millet played a fast game but his over-anxiousness to win caused him to drive the ball into the net and commit double faults in service. AUSTRALIANS PRACTICE The Australian Cup players— Bromwich, Ross' and McGregor — practised -yesterday on the Mount Royal courts in prepara tion for the match against Canada at the week-end. Sedgman, exhausted by his tough series at Wimbledon and the plane crossing from London, did not appear on the courts.. I Manager , Harry Hopma...
English League Council's Cable of Confidence [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
English League Q D Council's Cable of Confidence LONDON, Tuesday (A.A.P.). England's Rugby League Coun cil y-est'erday' sent' the 'English .team in Australia a -cable of [confidence. The message was the outcome of a special meeting called to discuss the report of the tour managers on the second .test at Brisbane, on July 1. Several in cidents occurred during the match, including the sending off of Ken Gee and Tommy Brad shaw. . ?' ' - The cable read: 'Appreciate? the difficulties -Which beset you. Assure you of undivided sup port. M^lsh you the 'best of luck duding remainder; of tour.' At the request, of the Aus tralian Board of Control, the Council ? ;has -decided to extend the embargo, on Australian players joining English clubs to ' include all. Australians. It was reported that Australians, were joining the Rugby Union in : order to evade the 'ban. I
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
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Heiress Believed Drowned In Yacht Wreck [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
Heiress Believed Drowned In Yacht Wreck SYDNEY, Tuesday.— A wealthy 23years -ld English heiress, Jenefer Wornum, is be lieved to have drowned when heavy seas dashed her luxury 35ft. ketch on to the rocks at Wottamolla, National Park, last night. Tlio ..only other person on board the ketch. 21-years-old Finnish seaman, Carl Tcppo, sur vived a night of terror to give news of the wreck. He climbed v 130-feet cliff and tramped 10 niles in bare feet through driv ing rain to the nearest ' habita tion. Teppo said a big wave washed him across the deck and into the sea. As he went overboard he heard Miss Nornum scream and call out 'Carl, Carl, oh, my foot.' 'I think she must, have had her foot tangled in some ropes,' Teppo ' said. 'I am washed against some rocks, but I could not climb up so I swim -for a long time until I find one I could climb. I not i able move north or south, so I have to climb cliff. Many times I slip and nearly f^ll into the) sea. I climb for two hours and reach' cliS t...
Nations Confer On Korean War [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
Nations Confer On Korean War LONDON, .Tuesday (A.A.P.).- — Britain is consulting with the United States, France and. other governments about proposals to be made to Russia for ending the Korean fighting, the diplo matic correspondent of the 'Daily Express' understands. It is emphasised in London that there is no question of a British peace plan or any move that would undermine the United Nations. The correspondent says any proposals put forward will stress: Firstly: Any action taken must be through the United Nations. Secondly: The North Korean forces must withdraw to- the 38th parallel before any peace talks begin. Thirdly: There can be no direct negotiations between Bri tain and Russia or between any individual governments in the United Nations Organisations. The correspondent adds: 'Al- cnougn nopes are not high, it is felt in London that Moscow may influence the North Koreans to withdraw and accept the media tion of someone like Indian Prime Minister Pandit Nehru. 'The Prime 'Mi...
Defence Costs Drop £10m. Says Fadden [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
Defence Costs Drop SlOin. Says Fadden CANBERRA, Tuesday. — The total expenditure on defence ser vices for the' current, financial year was estimated by the Fed eral Treasurer (Mr. A. Fadden) at £4-1,673,366, a .drop of over £10,000,000 on the last financial year. ? In the 1948-49 period the Gov ernment .expended £55,903,926 on defence services, according to the Consolidated Revenue Fund estimates released today. The administration of Govern ment departments is expected to cost £30,345,036. This is an in crease on last year's figure of £27,920,937. The revenue from all forms of taxation 'is expected to be f504,388,102. The total Social Ser vices Paid Revenue was antici pated to cost £123,265,771 com pared with £110,057,990 during the last financial year. .
Launch Missing On Trip To Newcastle [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
Launch Missing On Trip To Newcastle/ SYDNEY, Tuesday.— A 38-feet flat deck launch with two men on board is missing since early yesterday on a trip from N Palm Beach to Newcastle.. The men on board are Wil liam Jenkins, the owner, and : Barry Hewlitt, both fishermen, t of Palm Beach. j Shipping between Sydney and Coff's Harbour has been asked to keep a watch for the launch. Police are making inquiries at points along the coast where the vessel may have sought shelter.; The launch, Christina, is pow ered with a 38 h.p. kerosene motor. It is painted yellow, and has a small cabin astern.
League Teams For Sunday [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 12 July 1950
League Teams For Sunday , The following Rugby League teams have . been chosen for ; Sunday: Western Suburbs to play C.B.C. at Figtree Oval: L. Koch, R. Lockhead, A McDonald, L. Primmer, V. Dare, L. Torpey, R. Sonter, T. Longhurst, A. Rodgers, W. Boland, D. Stone, C. Purcell, M. Green. Port Kembla to .play Corri mal at, Wollongong Show ground : K. Livermore, L. Pol lard, J. Bruce, J. Duffy, N. ? ?Payne, G. Bruce, V. Meizer, D. Towns.end,, .C.- Bruce, O. Beaz (]ey, .p. Hodge, J. Ralston, L. Hurley, A.. Driscoll. : Oiie' to .be omitted, who will (probably .be either Beazley or Hodge, the two second-row for- ~ s 'wards. TECH. OrB.U. TEAMS Under 19 team to play Wol longong on Showground No. 2 at 1.45 p.m.: G. Moore, G. Humphries, C. Frame, P. Bu chanan, G. Thompson, J. Hobbs, ?B. .Sargent, K. Lou-ttit, G. Ful cher, G. Barker, P. Robertson, ? J. Simpson, R. Muttdon. Under 17 team to play North ern -Su'burbs on 'No. 2 Show ground at 12.30 p.m.: h. Reay, R. Faulkiner, W. Hobbs, J. Wil liams...