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"THE QUIDNUNCS" SPORTING ROUNDUP The Lithgow Flash (Article), Maryborough Chronicle (Qld. : 1947 - 1954), Friday 25 July 1952 page Article 2014-12-23 11:14 1 1 'THE QUIDNUNCS' ]|
DY reason of the glamour
event, die sparkling perform
Helsinki last Tuesday has cap
? j .(
hei countrymen and women,
but that of countless of mil
Living right up to the excep
Fanny Blankfers-Coen, Mar
her unofficial nom.de-iguerre of
'The Fastest Girl -ever.' She
'on the bit,' ran into a head
world record of ll.S seconds for
the distance. It's not hard tt-
been no headwind to - contend
Australia acclaims the Lith
gow,. Flash, who seems certain
to take the 200 metres lomor
Cdming on top of the shock
I&rformance by our much
boomed 8.oar crew, Marjorie's
by our athletes seemed to indi
cate that we'd be lucky to fin
pleasing a.=i it'j been u mighty
.modern Olympics. The last
Hack title Lo come our way was
when K. H. iflack, oi Melbourne,
back In 189G.
The Lithgow Flash, whost*
record, has v. good chance of
taking the 200 metres tomor
ic aw and the Australian team
shoi-lJ win the relay on Sun
writing this. Il seems now that
will be allowed lo ride at Hel
he must be rated a good win
medal we heped Merv. Wood
compensated by Shirley Strick
rounder looks a past-the.post
Inter-city Football -
Baok.oa -he borne Iront, th*;
Rugby Leagpe drought Is on
but the Guldfields boys put' us
back on to the football dole atj
Albeit Park last Sunday. j
biff and bash than high stan
side# tactics of the Gympie
players on his blindsidc of set
Christeusen down smart pronto.
Gvmpie forwards were, in our
jot away with many minor il
legalities, which, in the aggre.
gatfc, must have had an up
selling influence on our coves.
Our 'pigs' weren't blameles?
Jim Mason's Future
rleht from the outset, our op.
ponentb brought a more imag
our accolade a: the brightest
Freddy. .
Slate plaver in Mason, make no
mistake about that. . When he
yliuuld be done with it. and
entVavours mightily to see thai
it jets done. Got the toe tor a
flankman, and tf-.ere's not much
wrong with h;s general ap
tc.im At Li.i' t:irc. had he
evc.i l urt t'n - temerity to con
(jal. he'd have got the good
old horse-laugh. But it's Haz
loriune into the laps of .two
piVi'iar Gympie sportsmen last
week-end. .
Darrvl Muir, who captained
the Gympie Rugby League thir
I 'Fogger') Dunne., star Gym
pie full-back .of a few years
goo pinned his faith on Ditt
rnar. Wager was for a casket
ticket, anv winnings to be
which v.-as first up in the
Golden Casket drawn last Fri
d3v Down Gympie way last
dav receiving congratulations
cf their many Maryborough
Old 'Uns In Action
fellow.colnmnisl and Bugby
League writer, 'BJ't'
that his Interest In keeping the
kids liking their footy Is very
re^R.F' has plans for a game
in which the old-timers, includ- 1
ing himself, who takes the pre
ge what makes 'em go. can
I youngsters how their daddies
I used to do it. Proceeds from
I the game are to be given to
! wards the purcliase of jerseys
1 for schoolboy players. At time
! of writing, he has received the
fen years, a necesiary condi
tion for qualification in hi*,
rower, who has coached our
(dashing centre ol othei
y-srsi, Stewart Robertson, Bill
ihe last named, however. Al
one game with Brothers a fev.
vears back.
attract a large crowd curiou*.
mer brilliance of the combat
ants remain, and 'R-F.' de
Irom Gympie last Sunday night
Harold Burns, brilliar.t full
'RJV* win the next mammoth
casket, vou*H know they both
woh.
lG-nieht after 12 months' fine
service. Responsibility of keep
! ing Maryborough Bowling CI lb
I months will fall on the broad
, have to survive opposition to
I period, goes into honoured porf
;tion of patron to fill the vao
I ancy caused by the death of
i Bill Tarrant. Ned OTJiien
[goes back unopposed to im
portant position of green direc
tor. Big roll ap is expected at
tc-nighi's annual meetinp.
which gets cracking al 7
'THE QUIDNUNCS'
BY reason of the glamour
event, the sparkling perform-
Helsinki last Tuesday has cap-
and admiration of millions of
her countrymen and women,
but that of countless of mil-
Living right up to the excep-
Fanny Blankfers-Coen, Mar-
her unofficial nom-de-guerre of
'The Fastest Girl ever.' She
'on the bit,' ran into a head-
world record of 11.5 seconds for
the distance. It's not hard to
been no headwind to contend
Australia acclaims the Lith-
gow Flash, who seems certain
to take the 200 metres tomor-
Coming on top of the shock
performance by our much
boomed 8 oar crew, Marjorie's
by our athletes seemed to indi-
cate that we'd be lucky to fin-
pleasing as it's been a mighty
modern Olympics. The last
track title to come our way was
when E. H. Flack, oi Melbourne,
back In 1896.
The Lithgow Flash, whose
record, has a good chance of
taking the 200 metres tomor-
row and the Australian team
should win the relay on Sun-
writing this. It seems now that
will be allowed lo ride at Hel-
he must be rated a good win-
medal we hoped Merv. Wood
compensated by Shirley Strick-
rounder looks a past-the-post
INTER-CITY FOOTBALL
Back on the home front, the
Rugby Leagpe drought is on
but the Goldfields boys put us
back on to the football dole at
Albert Park last Sunday.
biff and bash than high stan-
side tactics of the Gympie
players on his blindside of set
Christensen down smart pronto.
Gympie forwards were, in our
got away with many minor il-
legalities, which, in the aggre-
gate, must have had an up
setting influence on our coves.
Our 'pigs' weren't blameless
JIM MASON'S FUTURE
rlght from the outset, our op-
ponents brought a more imag-
our accolade as the brightest
Freddy.
State player in Mason, make no
mistake about that. When he
should be done with it, and
endeavours mightily to see that
it gets done. Got the toe for a
flankman, and there's not much
wrong with his general ap-
team. At that time had he
even had the temerity to con-
pal, he'd have got the good
old horse-laugh. But it's Haz-
fortune into the laps of two
popular Gympie sportsmen last
week-end.
Darryl Muir, who captained
the Gympie Rugby League thir-
('Fogger') Dunne., star Gym-
pie full-back of a few years
ago pinned his faith on Ditt-
mar. Wager was for a casket
ticket, any winnings to be
which was first up in the
Golden Casket drawn last Fri-
day. Down Gympie way last
day receiving congratulations
of their many Maryborough
OLD 'UNS IN ACTION
fellow colnmnisl and Bugby
League writer, 'R.F., shows'
that his interest In keeping the
kids liking their footy is very real.
"R.F' has plans for a game
in which the old-timers, includ-
ing himself, who takes the pre-
see what makes 'em go. can
youngsters how their daddies
used to do it. Proceeds from
the game are to be given to-
wards the purchase of jerseys
for schoolboy players. At time
of writing, he has received the
ten years, a necessary condi-
tion for qualification in his
Power, who has coached our
(dashing centre of other
years, Stewart Robertson, Bill
ihe last named, however. Al-
one game with Brothers a few
years back.
attract a large crowd curious
mer brilliance of the combat-
ants remain, and 'R-F.' de-
from Gympie last Sunday night
Harold Burns, brilliant full-
'RF" win the next mammoth
casket, vou'll know they both
won.
to-night after 12 months' fine
service. Responsibility of keep-
ing Maryborough Bowling CIub
months will fall on the broad
have to survive opposition to
period, goes into honoured posi-
tion of patron to fill the vac-
ancy caused by the death of
Bill Tarrant. Ned O'Brien
[goes back unopposed to im-
portant position of green direc-
tor. Big roll up is expected at
to-night's annual meeting.
which gets cracking at 7
World, Olympic Records Shattered (Article), The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954), Friday 25 July 1952 page Article 2014-12-23 10:43 World, Olympic Records Shattered
In the .seven athletic events
were bettered, five Olympic re
' cords were broken and two
ed twice - by the holder Per
riera Da Silva (BraziD.
2¿in. -7- 8{'in. better than his
' broke the previous Olympic re-
cord in the first heat. -
the American, Horace Ashen
with a leap of 20ft. 5|in.-¿in.
was second with 20ft. l£m.
Harrison Dillard (America)(
lin. Pinn M. Jarvinen's record
of 238ft. 62in. had stood since
two gold medíais in the row-
WORLD, OLYMPIC RECORDS SHATTERED
In the seven athletic events
were bettered, five Olympic re-
cords were broken and two
ed twice - by the holder Per-
riera Da Silva (Brazil).
2 ½in. -- 8¼in. better than his
broke the previous Olympic re-
cord in the first heat.
the American, Horace Ashen-
with a leap of 20ft. 5 ¾in.- ¼in.
was second with 20ft. 1¾in.
Harrison Dillard (America)
1in. Finn M. Jarvinen's record
of 238ft. 6¾in. had stood since
two gold medals in the row-
CONSOLATION FOR ROWER (Article), The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954), Friday 25 July 1952 page Article 2014-12-23 10:37 ¡XO^SOJ^W
CONSOLATION FOR ROWER
W.B, Rowing Club Report (Article), Maryborough Chronicle (Qld. : 1947 - 1954), Saturday 26 July 1952 page Article 2014-12-23 10:36 W.B, Rowing i
Club Report j
Hie following is lhe annual
report of lhe Wide Bay Bowing
Club. It will be .presented io
fhe^nnnal meeting of the club,
to be beld next Sunday moru
Membership. — i he club mem
year was 23, in 1950 (31). 1949:
-29). and in 1948 (23) members. -
It jwill be seen from this that!
been well maintained. I*- is
and it is 'hoped that they will
During the year we were un«
for the well-being of tho club
their resignations were accep
Property. — The club's pavil
insured for £1983. During the
improved the interior of. the
pavilion has also been im
proved by the concrete chan
scraping down and was re
' anti-fouling paint.
Competitive Fleet. — At pres
probably t]ic best fleet of
and 'E. S. Corscr'' one Best
and Best four, 'Pad,dy Sulli
van,' four racing clinkers. 4iH.
fours 'Misa Wide Bay,' 'Bar-
Sydney, and has been a valu
cq&L of this boat landed in
Maryborough was 41250. The
present captain of the dub.
Your very best thanks arc due
to Mr. Coleman for the up
fleet and il is hoped thai his
to all members lo do their
property in i^ood order and
regatta -7.1/4/51 ) . trial fours:1
J. Hodgkinson (sir), E. Tur
Bayley (bow), J. Kim in ins
(cox). Maiden fours: B. Ru
bark (str), B- Coleman (2), K.
J. Klmmins (cox). Novice,
(cox). Handicap sculls: E. Tur
ton. Mixed1 fours: L. Shaw
ler -3),- Miss A. Dittman;
(3/11/51). — Trial fours: G.j
Lewis (sir.), J- Hodgkinson i
(2), S. Walker (3), D. Bay-j
Junior challenge fours: B. Ru
Ruback (3), W. Thomas (bow), !
fours-. T. Hill (str), R. Mc
Veigh (?*, K. Wrobluski (3),
H. Grundy (bow), T. Hur
(2), F. Watt (3), J. Watson
fours: L. Marsh (sir), J. Hodg
kinson (2), F. Watt (3), J.
We congratulate mcmb rs
of winning crews and trujt
did not quite make the win- 1
nin^ ranks, we congratulate |
them for their efforts, and ]
hope that they arc among the j
winning crews in the coming I
season. I
We wish to thank Mr. G. |
.Waraker and other coaches;
for the time they spent in \
coaching the younger oarsmen |
of the club. I
We would point out that |
who can spare the time arc
asked to assist in training the j
young oarsmen. I
Finance.— The acting trea- !
surer, Mr. W. Scott, will sub-i
mit the financial statement I
for your consideration and |
adoption. -
Social Functions. — The!
dances conducted during the1
Poulter. To the bereaved rela
'Thanks. — We wish to ex
Hyne. H. Reid and J. Mans
field for donations to tbe
Casey and R. SpraTce and G.
Mr. L. Moulds. Miss E. Staf
ford and members of the Am*
basradors' Orchestra for their
Rowboat,FoIIie6. To Wide Bay
we tender our sinccrc thanks
Wc also desire to thank all
uc during the year. To the
Ladies' Committee. — To
o'jr ladies'1 committee we ex
tend our thanks for their ef
ladies' committee mmpriscs
Mcrdamcs W. Scott L. Byrne,
Payne. J. Beck. D. Bc?k, N.
It is hoped that they will con
tinue with 4heir excellent sup
help your captain and com
prosper and funclion success
W.B.ROWING
CLUB REPORT
The following is the annual
report of lhe Wide Bay Rowing
Club. It will be presented to
the annnal meeting of the club,
to be beld next Sunday morn-
Membership. — The club mem-
year was 23, in 1950 (31). 1949
-29). and in 1948 (23) members.
It will be seen from this that
been well maintained. It is
and it is hoped that they will
During the year we were un-
for the well-being of the club
their resignations were accep-
Property. — The club's pavil-
insured for £1980. During the
improved the interior of the
pavilion has also been im-
proved by the concrete chan-
scraping down and was re-
anti-fouling paint.
Competitive Fleet. — At pres-
probably the best fleet of
and 'E. S. Corser'' one Best
and Best four, 'Paddy Sulli-
van,' four racing clinkers. "H.
fours 'Miss Wide Bay,' 'Bar-
Sydney, and has been a valu-
cost of this boat landed in
Maryborough was £250. The
present captain of the club.
Your very best thanks are due
to Mr. Coleman for the up-
fleet and il is hoped that his
to all members to do their
property in good order and
regatta - (21/4/51 ) . trial fours:1
J. Hodgkinson (sir), E. Tur-
Bayley (bow), J. Kimmins
(cox). Maiden fours: B. Ru-
back (str), B- Coleman (2), K.
J. Kimmins (cox). Novice,
(cox). Handicap sculls: E. Tur-
ton. Mixed fours: L. Shaw
ler (3),- Miss A. Dittman;
(3/11/51). — Trial fours: G.
Lewis (str.), J- Hodgkinson
(2), S. Walker (3), D. Bay-
Junior challenge fours: B. Ru-
Ruback (3), W. Thomas (bow),
fours-. T. Hill (str), R. Mc-
Veigh (3), K. Wrobluski (2),
H. Grundy (bow), T. Hur-
(3), F. Watt (2), J. Watson
fours: L. Marsh (str), J. Hodg-
kinson (3), F. Watt (2), J.
We congratulate members
of winning crews and trust
did not quite make the win-
ning ranks, we congratulate
them for their efforts, and
hope that they are among the
winning crews in the coming
season.
We wish to thank Mr. G.
Waraker and other coaches
for the time they spent in
coaching the younger oarsmen
of the club.
We would point out that
who can spare the time are
asked to assist in training the
young oarsmen.
Finance.— The acting trea-
surer, Mr. W. Scott, will sub-
mit the financial statement
for your consideration and
adoption.
Social Functions. — The
dances conducted during the
Poulter. To the bereaved rela-
'Thanks. — We wish to ex-
Hyne. H. Reid and J. Mans-
field for donations to the
Casey and R. Sprake and G.
Mr. L. Moulds. Miss E. Staf-
ford and members of the Am-
bassadors' Orchestra for their
Rowboat FoIIies. To Wide Bay
we tender our sincere thanks
We also desire to thank all
us during the year. To the
LADIES' COMMITTEE — To
our ladies' committee we ex-
tend our thanks for their ef-
ladies' committee comprises
Mesdames W. Scott L. Byrne,
Payne. J. Beck. D. Beck, N.
It is hoped that they will con-
tinue with their excellent sup-
help your captain and com-
prosper and funclion success-
NEW STAMPS MAY MARK OLYMPIC VICTORIES Many nations finance their Olympic teams with a special stamp issue. Australia could adopt the idea for 1956. (Article), The World's News (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 1955), Saturday 26 July 1952 page Article 2014-12-23 10:20 i 7 ' i
* Games may provide the excuse
mark such an important and im
pressive international sporting fes
begun in 189G, in Greece, special
Olympic Games, at Helsinki, Fin
association football players and ath
National Olympic Association. Com
in January showing an olive brancn
an Olympic urn, two gladiators fight
ing, a discus thrower, and a four
an issue of fourteen stamps depict
OLYMPIC
Dame and Pont Neuf, and an ath
picture of an old-time athlete tear
For the 9th Games series at Am
different countries marked the festi
The Dutch set comprised eight de
Her team of hurdlers won this par
football, issued three stamps repre
In 1932 USA produced two sep
throwing, relay-racing, fencing, row
Both German series carried a sur
1948. The Swiss issue of four de
hockey goalkeeper and. a skier in
all carried symbolical and allegori
designs carrying Olympic and nat
episode; an athlete throwing dis
Well-known French artists depict
ed designs showing an athlete throw

Games may provide the excuse
mark such an important and im-
pressive international sporting fes-
begun in 1896, in Greece, special
Olympic Games, at Helsinki, Fin-
association football players and ath-
National Olympic Association. Com-
in January showing an olive branch
an Olympic urn, two gladiators fight-
ing, a discus thrower, and a four-
an issue of fourteen stamps depict-
OLYMPIC VICTORIES
Dame and Pont Neuf, and an ath-
picture of an old-time athlete tear-
For the 9th Games series at Am-
different countries marked the festi-
The Dutch set comprised eight de-
Her team of hurdlers won this par-
football, issued three stamps repre-
In 1932 USA produced two sep-
throwing, relay-racing, fencing, row-
Both German series carried a sur-
1948. The Swiss issue of four de-
hockey goalkeeper and a skier in
all carried symbolical and allegori-
designs carrying Olympic and nat-
episode; an athlete throwing dis-
Well-known French artists depict-
ed designs showing an athlete throw-
WIDE BAY ROWING CLUB ENTHUSIASM (Article), Maryborough Chronicle (Qld. : 1947 - 1954), Monday 28 July 1952 page Article 2014-12-23 07:00 C1UB ENTHUSIASM I
VX/lTH a membership of thirty-one active oarsmen,]
' the attendance of thirty at the annual genual
meetfcg of thfe Widif Bay Rowing Club held in the club's !
|-a viliOn yesterday mbrning must have gone dose to
settiilff another record in the history of the old ctuh.
2n the ab6ence of Ihe presi
dent (Mr. B« Gi Reid) from
whom th apology was received,
(he meeting-, was conducted by
the cfckirinan/ of committees,
Mr. Ai O^wyer. ..
The meeting was most en
undertook office in various cap
acities for' the next twelve
? months.
.Formally moving the adoption
of the annual report and finan
ihtft tbe turnover of £840'1 3/4
his. j.ersonal connection with
ot the. club's revenye was de
rived from . dances and socials
. He thought-it' was to the ever
]rstin° credit of active members
that they had 'willingly under
conducted by. the club itself and
in seeing that the hall was main
| tained *n clean condition for
those other sporting organisa
tions to . whom the hall had been
j hired during the yeai.
j INCREASE REVENUE
The club could no doubt con
I siderably. increase its revenue
| by conducting many more
i dances on its own behalf than
j it acttially did, but it was felt
that the present practice ol
allowing as many other sport
derived from dances was prac
Luy ftcwing Club liked to see
c'.iicr sports given the oppor
tunity of gaining lunds to main
The . year under review had
been the best experienced \y
iheir way, Wide Bay crews had
: to take, in the very near future,
, a place at the head of the table
when premiershius were being
| to- Mr. R. A. Hunter, who had
.strived^ manfolly to place an
eighl-oared Wide Bay crew in
(he Queensland championship at
The crew actually hai one
outing, and although not suc
State blue riband. Hlness and
finally compelled ' ah abandon
Mr. C'Dwyer also commended
Mr. E. Turton, who had re
The v lack of coaches was a
matter which provided the com
thought. He appealed to oi 1
fiuildings, there was still a
this mast be considered par
4-oared racing boat (Ted Cole
reports, Mr. L. Dymock con
W. H. Scott) i'or the comprehen
financial statement. He regret
ted that Mr. Scott was not seek
the six years he had occupicd
combining the duties of treas
l?tk of coaches and issued on
appeal to any old oarsman lo
youngsters coming into ihc
sport. The champion -fours of
Wide Bay crew eouJd restor*
I some of the club's early-d&y
The election of officers resul
president. Alderman R. D. Mc
Farrell, M.L.A., Mr. J. Mans
O'Dwyer; secrelary-treasurcr,
Grundy. L. Dymock, B. Gchr
mann, S. Tsppenden, K. Ruback.
A record of appreciation of,
tiie services of the retiring sec
retary (Mr. W. H. Scott) and .**
standing -Mr. M. Cross) is to oe
After the meeting, the chair
the Wide Bay Club. Trophic:;
Watt, I. Hodgkinson, J. Wat
son, J. Hughes (cox). Trijl
Patron, Mr. L. J. Hyne; presi
vice-presidents* Mr. L. Dymock,
Mr. E. Coleman; secretarytreac
uier, Mr. K. Champion; com
mittee: The committee, for iho
C1UB ENTHUSIASM
WlTH a membership of thirty-one active oarsmen,
the attendance of thirty at the annual general
meeting of the Wide Bay Rowing Club held in the club's
pavilion yesterday morning must have gone close to
setting another record in the history of the old club.
In the absence of the presi-
dent (Mr. H.G. Reid) from
whom an apology was received,
the meeting was conducted by
the chairman of committees,
Mr. A. O'Dwyer.
The meeting was most en-
undertook office in various cap-
acities for the next twelve
months.
Formally moving the adoption
of the annual report and finan-
that the turnover of £840/1 3/4
his personal connection with
ot the club's revenue was de-
rived from dances and socials
He thought it was to the ever-
lasting credit of active members
that they had willingly under-
conducted by the club itself and
in seeing that the hall was main-
tained in clean condition for
those other sporting organisa-
tions to whom the hall had been
hired during the year.
INCREASE REVENUE
The club could no doubt con-
siderably increase its revenue
by conducting many more
dances on its own behalf than
it actually did, but it was felt
that the present practice of
allowing as many other sport-
derived from dances was prac-
Bay Rowing Club liked to see
other sports given the oppor-
tunity of gaining funds to main-
The year under review had
been the best experienced by
their way, Wide Bay crews had
to take, in the very near future,
a place at the head of the table
when premierships were being
to Mr. R. A. Hunter, who had
strived manfully to place an
eight-oared Wide Bay crew in
the Queensland championship at
The crew actually had one
outing, and although not suc-
State blue riband. Illness and
finally compelled an abandon-
Mr. O'Dwyer also commended
Mr. E. Turton, who had re-
The lack of coaches was a
matter which provided the com-
thought. He appealed to old
buildings, there was still a
this must be considered par-
4-oared racing boat (Ted Cole-
reports, Mr. L. Dymock con-
W. H. Scott) for the comprehen-
financial statement. He regret-
ted that Mr. Scott was not seek-
the six years he had occupied
combining the duties of treas-
lack of coaches and issued an
appeal to any old oarsman to
youngsters coming into the
sport. The champion fours of
Wide Bay crew could restore
some of the club's early-day
The election of officers resul-
president. Alderman R. D. Mc-
Farrell, M.L.A., Mr. J. Mans-
O'Dwyer; secretary-treasurer,
Grundy. L. Dymock, B. Gehr-
mann, S. Tappenden, K. Ruback.
A record of appreciation of
the services of the retiring sec-
retary (Mr. W. H. Scott) and
standing (Mr. M. Cross) is to be
After the meeting, the chair-
the Wide Bay Club. Trophies
Watt, I. Hodgkinson, J. Wat-
son, J. Hughes (cox). Trial
Patron, Mr. L. J. Hyne; presi-
vice-presidents' Mr. L. Dymock,
Mr. E. Coleman; secretary-treas-
urer, Mr. K. Champion; com-
mittee: The committee, for the
Aust. cyclists not hopeful at Helsinki (Article), News (Adelaide, SA : 1923 - 1954), Saturday 2 August 1952 page Article 2014-12-22 22:57 Aust. cydi~st
not hopeful
OAustralian Joh n
Davies equalling the Olym
pic record to . enter, the
O The world record
pool-of 4 min. 24.4 sec.
set by Hungary's girl swim
mers in the 400-metre re
Davies ? and John Mar
shall will represent Austra
Ilillillflllllllllf iff l Iffl ifffllll l fll irritglttflll ll lti fi luti st
at Helsinki,
hotly fancied on his pre
Sharp bends
sharp bends and is so nar
only three. can ride cornm
150 many falls seems cer
Punctures will 'probably
keep there;
impdossible .in the cramped
tield."
To marry soon
make. tomorrow's 200
the last serious race of his .
A political science stU
retire from serious swim
going to do is to be mar
Follinger, 22. of New York,
Today he was not ex
tended to win his semi
final in'2 min, 36.8 sec.,
Duke of Edminburgh gave a
and chatted with competi
find he had watched Olym
Nearing end
On Sunday, only eques
The main section of Aus
the team* intend to tour
of dars have been sold to
Mr. A. Gallagher, who in
of buying rowing equip
Duke gives
and Commonwealth Olym
a part
Many ,were surprised to
AUST. CYCLISTS
NOT HOPEFUL
Australian John
Davies equalling the Olym-
pic record to enter the
The world record
pool of 4 min. 24.4 sec.
set by Hungary's girl swim-
mers in the 400-metre re-
Davies and John Mar-
shall will represent Austra-

AT HELSINKI
hotly fancied on his pre-
SHARP BENDS
sharp bends and is so nar-
only three can ride com-
150 many falls seems cer-
Punctures will probably
keep there.
impossible in the cramped
field."
TO MARRY SOON
make tomorrow's 200
the last serious race of his
A political science stu-
retire from serious swim-
going to do is to be mar-
Follinger, 22, of New York,
Today he was not ex-
tended to win his semi-
final in 2 min. 36.8 sec.,
Duke of Edinburgh gave a
and chatted with competi-
find he had watched Olym-
NEARING END
On Sunday, only eques-
The main section of Aus-
the team intend to tour
of oars have been sold to
Mr. A. Gallagher, who in-
of buying rowing equip-
DUKE GIVES
and Commonwealth Olym-
A PARTY
Many were surprised to
Australians' Oars Sold To Americans (Article), Sunday Times (Perth, WA : 1902 - 1954), Sunday 3 August 1952 page Article 2014-12-22 22:50 Australians9 Oars Sold To
i Amencam
Olympic sculls and paies
American sportsman A, - ^
I Olympic double sculls gold
ment belonging to famous '
AUSTRALIANS' OARS SOLD TO
AMERICANS
Olympic sculls and pairs
American sportsman A.
Olympic double sculls gold
ment belonging to famous
AUSTRALIA WINS 11 MEDALS AT HELSINKI (Article), Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) , Monday 4 August 1952 page Article 2014-12-22 12:07 AUSTRALIA WTNS
rIalia's six gold medals at the Olympic
Gaames have won her a place among the
R .ussell Mockridre and Lionel
ridge became the first Austra
A dfbpped baton in the
Jackson. of a' oertain third
of Iher 85 competitors and the
augurs well'for the 1956 Olym
when, for the first time, Aus
proud of the team. I said be
fore '?I left Australia that it
be sent abroad. Its perform=
anccs proved I was correct;
PAT HELSINKI
JIELSINKli , Aug. 3. A.A.P.--Aust
Her record at the Gamnes is six gold
Miss Jackson and Mock
The General Manager ol tihe
ever in on Olympic Games,
Australian public for its sup
team's behaviour has been ex
ome :time that she is the
wvorld has seen, 'but this .was
ioubted overscas, particularly
by. the Americans-till hlier
OJlympic perfbrmancs. Now.
he American critics think she
Is the one. woman capable of
.ards. o ' . "o
Dutchwoman, Faniy Blafik
crs-Korn, Who failed badly at
Helsinki after '.running . bril
record breaking .win in the 80
metres nirdles was one of tht
surprises of the Games. Shir
but her form on the day be
fore she created the new re
life she :s Mrs I.aurie Dela
about her future, In private
huonly, of Perth.
Sprinter John Treloar re
gardelcd by the critics as lucky
IHe has been worried by cc
muscle injurns this year.
l'hree weeks before the Games
he was limnpine.
In the OlympIc 100 metres
final he finished six inches be.
the witner of his 200 metres
r;emi-final when he pulled a
le muscle for the thsrd time
tiUs yesr.
Trcloar is now 24: He said
to-day dtiatl he intended to rest
until he swas certain his legs
time," he said. "I am not cer
tain whether I will:stll ie in
world clasc by thaI1956 Games,
mlIddle .distance runners. Ed.
failed at Helsmnki
The milers, Don McMiltan
Landy shlowed his best faorn
lost allt formn. The race ap
are bright hopes for the Mel'
Cyclist Russell MockrJdge
professlonhl after the amateur
cycling is 21-year-oldt Lionel
Cox, runner-up to thIe Italian
Enho Sacchi in the 1000·metrese
professional plans, has imu
he left Australia, ''Afteri fu'r.
tiher dxpericnce int Belglium,
)enmnark, and in the worlt
championships Ini Paris, before
he returns to Australia In
October,- he should develop
into a world nunmber one
Lone ,Swimmer
medal. of the Games was a
turned.on "a phenomenal fin
Ish to win the 200 metres
Only two of them-John Mar.
shall and Rex Aubrey-reach.
ed a fnal, and neither finished
Marshall swam tIhe worst
race of his lIfe in the 1500
Ford; Konno (U.S.A.). He
he needs a ,long rest before
Davies has announced 11 ;
mmedlnte ' rctiremeoit, Ho
said hec would manrry an
Amecrican girl in a forinight.
With hhir out, Aubrey and
lawkins are the only membaos
f' the 1952 team who seem
ikely to do well in 1956,
18. . Bolh nre going to the
Unitcd States. soon to take
Ip University courses, With
hle right type of coaching bothl
ire ,capable of doing a lot bet
ter: than' their pcrfornrinces
of the nnast week,
liher swsnmers were not sur·
Prisiin, They were forecast
'v the..svimming mhana?per
Mr. Sid GranRc t h eore tie
Games beganr'
, Rowers Goodl
:A thile Austrinlap oarsmen
Mervyn Wood, who was suf
lid.well to finish in csecond
plance to tile younger and
Idry to Mervyn Finlay, put up
.The eight.oared crew, hanm
pered throughbut by a rib .in
and pair oarsmen bolh over
medals, Thle double scullers
cnme difficulties to avoid
eliminartion for three lays.
Thie hilure of tile. boxers
taught one big le.son - that
Australia can ntver lope to
io well by putlitng inlpls
enced ,outngeters in against
Ruropc nss, ,mcl'icnas and
Souli Africans who fighIt nl
tlosl'Wcekly. The Asuslriiilns
had had in aver?ge of froml
20 to 30 fights achr. Most of
their oaponents Ihad had
arotund 200.
Midtdleweight Tony Modi
gnn was tIhe only Australian
who survived the first cllminl
nling round annd he was de-.
cisively ,rntcn in nis second
Wolthilflcrs Vernl Bnrheris
nnd" Ken McDonnald ustlifcd
helir selection by npnillnrg thIird
nlnd sixth pinces respeclivcly.
Auslrnllin's wrestlers, yachts.
isenrs ianl foencers ill were Ots
ih.Lsscl. I'i'e prntlhlrlon conspe.
titor, Forlcs Cir'lisle, finished
well bllck, Ilnll diu hetler.lihn
le hnimlself haid expected.
Austrnlln hns lind n bi
ctam of observers nl elsinki
to report on tile Onmes so
hnt lecssons lenrned .cnn he
AUSTRALIA WINS
tralia's six gold medals at the Olympic
Games have won her a place among the
R.ussell Mockridre and Lionel
ridge became the first Austra-
A drbpped baton in the
Jackson. of a oertain third
of her 85 competitors and the
augurs well'for the 1956 Olym-
when, for the first time, Aus-
proud of the team. I said be-
fore I left Australia that it
be sent abroad. Its perform-
anccs proved I was correct,
AT HELSINKI
HELSINKli , Aug. 3. A.A.P.--Aust-
Her record at the Games is six gold
Miss Jackson and Mock-
The General Manager ol the
ever in an Olympic Games,
Australian public for its sup-
team's behaviour has been ex-
some time that she is the
wvorld has seen, but this was
doubted overseas, particularly
by the Americans -- till her
Olympic performanes. Now.
the American critics think she
is the one woman capable of
yards
Dutchwoman, Fanny Blank-
ers-Koen, who failed badly at
Helsinki after running bril-
record breaking win in the 80
metres hurdles was one of the
surprises of the Games. Shir-
but her form on the day be-
fore she created the new re-
life she is Mrs I.aurie Dela-
about her future. In private
hunty, of Perth.
Sprinter John Treloar re-
garded by the critics as lucky
He has been worried by leg
muscle injuries this year.
Three weeks before the Games
he was limping.
In the Olympic 100 metres
final he finished six inches be-
the winner of his 200 metres
semi-final when he pulled a
leg muscle for the third time
this year.
Treloar is now 24: He said
to-day that he intended to rest
until he was certain his legs
time," he said. "I am not cer-
tain whether I will still be in
world class by the 1956 Games,
middle distance runners. Ed-
failed at Helsinki.
The milers, Don McMillan
Landy showed his best form
lost all form . The race ap-
are bright hopes for the Mel-
Cyclist Russell Mockridge
professional after the amateur
cycling is 21-year-old Lionel
Cox, runner-up to the Italian
Enzo Sacchi in the 1000·metrese
professional plans, has im-
he left Australia, ''After fur-
ther experience in Belglium,
Denmnark, and in the world
championships in Paris, before
he returns to Australia in
October, he should develop
into a world number one
Lone Swimmer
medal of the Games was a
turned on a phenomenal fin-
ish to win the 200 metres
Only two of them-John Mar-
shall and Rex Aubrey -- reach-
ed a final, and neither finished
Marshall swam the worst
race of his life in the 1500
Ford Konno (U.S.A.). He
he needs a long rest before
Davies has announced his
immediate retirement. He
said hec would marry an
American girl in a fortnight.
With him out, Aubrey and
Hawkins are the only members
of' the 1952 team who seem
likely to do well in 1956,
18. . Both are going to the
Unitcd States soon to take
up University courses, With
the right type of coaching both
are capable of doing a lot bet-
ter than' their performances
of the past week,
other swimmers were not sur·
prising, They were forecast
by the swmming manager
(Mr. Sid Grange) before the
Games began.
Rowers Goodl
All the Australian oarsmen
Mervyn Wood, who was suf-
did well to finish in second
place to the younger and
jury to Mervyn Finlay, put up
The eight.oared crew, ham-
pered throughbut by a rib in-
and pair oarsmen both over-
medals, The double scullers
came difficulties to avoid
elimination for three days.
The failure of the boxers
taught one big lesson - that
Australia can never hope to
do well by putting inexperi-
enced youngsters in against
Europeans, Americans and
South Africans who fight al-
most weekly. The Australians
had had an average of from
20 to 30 fights each. Most of
their opponents had had
around 200.
Middleweight Tony Madi-
gan was the only Australian
who survived the first climin-
ating round and he was de-
cisively beaten in his second
Weightlifters Vern Barberis
and Ken McDonald justified
their selection by gaining third
and sixth places respectively.
Australia's wrestlers, yachts-
men and fencers all were out-
classed. The pentathlon compe-
titor, Forbes Carlisle, finished
well back, but did better than
he himself had expected.
Australia has had a big
team of observers at Helsinki
to report on the Games so
that lessons learned can be
Unwanted Athletes Shone At Helsinki (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Wednesday 6 August 1952 page Article 2014-12-22 11:33 Some of Ihe pluckiest I
v From FRANK TIERNEY
I As it happened. Cripps ¡m
I proved considerably on her
I Selectors chose him on
I The treatment meted out by
would have deprived othei
I Their manager, Mr. Jack
cycling1 medals, was graded
below the unproved ' road
Some of the pluckiest
From FRANK TIERNEY
As it happened. Cripps ¡m-
proved considerably on her
Selectors chose him on
The treatment meted out by
would have deprived other
Their manager, Mr. Jack
cycling medals, was graded
below the unproved road

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