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Hall o' fame ranking

Rank Corrector Lines corrected
1 JohnWarren 5,819,496
2 noelwoodhouse 3,918,884
3 NeilHamilton 3,428,714
4 DonnaTelfer 3,321,631
5 Rhonda.M 3,136,611
...
574 SLWAvolunteers 83,266
575 JeffWalker 82,662
576 Nannymacg 82,500
577 rgbmau 82,381
578 Juliemelb 82,110
579 Sam.Calvert 81,926

82,381 line(s) corrected.

Corrections by month

November 2019 1,302
October 2019 517
September 2019 2,613
August 2019 2,644
July 2019 4,206
June 2019 2,295
May 2019 1,078
April 2019 2,854
March 2019 3,507
February 2019 2,343
January 2019 3,323
December 2018 2,102
November 2018 2,430
October 2018 6,561
September 2018 1,595
August 2018 500
July 2018 733
June 2018 840
May 2018 1,905
April 2018 455
March 2018 449
January 2018 11
October 2017 59
September 2017 49
August 2017 1,212
July 2017 246
June 2017 55
May 2017 462
April 2017 140
January 2017 86
July 2016 492
June 2016 375
March 2016 233
January 2016 355
December 2015 194
November 2015 49
October 2015 568
September 2015 533
August 2015 766
June 2015 759
May 2015 60
April 2015 460
March 2015 751
February 2015 711
January 2015 2,608
December 2014 1,103
November 2014 1,577
October 2014 1,560
September 2014 156
August 2014 152
July 2014 34
June 2014 146
May 2014 1,599
April 2014 329
March 2014 3,203
January 2014 628
December 2013 29
October 2013 338
September 2013 695
August 2013 2,694
July 2013 999
June 2013 454
May 2013 1,091
April 2013 322
January 2013 173
December 2012 296
November 2012 603
October 2012 28
September 2012 1,183
July 2012 386
May 2012 774
March 2012 140
February 2012 170
January 2012 358
October 2011 511
September 2011 207
July 2011 445
June 2011 631
May 2011 66
April 2011 31
March 2011 72
February 2011 154
January 2011 111
December 2010 172
November 2010 33
October 2010 6
September 2010 63
July 2010 3
June 2010 207
May 2010 377
February 2010 32
January 2010 219
December 2009 1,605
November 2009 162
October 2009 183
August 2009 102
June 2009 107
April 2009 44
February 2009 56
January 2009 76

Hall o' fame ranking

Rank Corrector Lines corrected
1 JohnWarren 5,819,294
2 noelwoodhouse 3,918,884
3 NeilHamilton 3,428,585
4 DonnaTelfer 3,321,610
5 Rhonda.M 3,136,598
...
572 JeffWalker 82,477
573 Nannymacg 82,354
574 eldritch 82,266
575 rgbmau 82,251
576 Juliemelb 82,051
577 Sam.Calvert 81,926

82,251 line(s) corrected.

Corrections by month

November 2019 1,302
October 2019 517
September 2019 2,613
August 2019 2,623
July 2019 4,206
June 2019 2,295
May 2019 1,078
April 2019 2,846
March 2019 3,507
February 2019 2,257
January 2019 3,323
December 2018 2,102
November 2018 2,430
October 2018 6,555
September 2018 1,595
August 2018 500
July 2018 733
June 2018 840
May 2018 1,905
April 2018 455
March 2018 449
January 2018 11
October 2017 59
September 2017 49
August 2017 1,212
July 2017 246
June 2017 55
May 2017 457
April 2017 140
January 2017 86
July 2016 492
June 2016 371
March 2016 233
January 2016 355
December 2015 194
November 2015 49
October 2015 568
September 2015 533
August 2015 766
June 2015 759
May 2015 60
April 2015 460
March 2015 751
February 2015 711
January 2015 2,608
December 2014 1,103
November 2014 1,577
October 2014 1,560
September 2014 156
August 2014 152
July 2014 34
June 2014 146
May 2014 1,599
April 2014 329
March 2014 3,203
January 2014 628
December 2013 29
October 2013 338
September 2013 695
August 2013 2,694
July 2013 999
June 2013 454
May 2013 1,091
April 2013 322
January 2013 173
December 2012 296
November 2012 603
October 2012 28
September 2012 1,183
July 2012 386
May 2012 774
March 2012 140
February 2012 170
January 2012 358
October 2011 511
September 2011 207
July 2011 445
June 2011 631
May 2011 66
April 2011 31
March 2011 72
February 2011 154
January 2011 111
December 2010 172
November 2010 33
October 2010 6
September 2010 63
July 2010 3
June 2010 207
May 2010 377
February 2010 32
January 2010 219
December 2009 1,605
November 2009 162
October 2009 183
August 2009 102
June 2009 107
April 2009 44
February 2009 56
January 2009 76

Hall o' fame ranking

Rank Corrector Lines corrected
1 jaybee67 314,433
2 PhilThomas 133,851
3 mickbrook 110,583
4 murds5 61,555
5 GeoffMMutton 51,913
...
323 honeypup 132
324 inkywhiteghost 132
325 tezb 132
326 rgbmau 130
327 NeilHamilton 129
328 WLMOORE 129

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August 2019 21
April 2019 8
February 2019 86
October 2018 6
May 2017 5
June 2016 4


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CRICKET WOOLGOOLGA DEFEATS ABATTOIRS. JACK McCONNON A CENTURY. (Article), Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1915 - 1954), Thursday 23 December 1943 [Issue No.8361] page 1 2019-11-10 01:51 ABATTOIRS. . f
At McKiftrick Park on Sunday. Woolr
gqplga convincingly defeated Abattoirs
by an innings and 117 runs. '.'?;'?
played the best innings of his ' long
by any of the bowling. He was aggres
Sid Muller also played a eood knock
by forceful batting. He was particu
associated with MeConnon when Wool
wickets down for 32. The. pair , added
The young Woolgoolga colt. Earl
Richards', contmues to improve with
each game. He appeared well 6et for a
but when 14. In the home team's sec
six runs. He did not .bowl. in the first
innings. ,..,.?
Cpl (Speck) Roberts, A.I.F., ? a pre
the ta|l seaside left-hander, ' secu.re/i
dismissed for 68, in reply to Wool
goolga 's 252. The openers, 'K. Gray and
B. Murphy,, were the only batsmen to
for the first wicket! Following on
style, but lacked enterprise, particu
took two wickets for 18 runs. 11 2 also
held two good catches, waic.'i relieved
him of a certain obligation ior dropping,
ABATTOIRS.
At McKittrick Park on Sunday. Wool-
goolga convincingly defeated Abattoirs
by an innings and 117 runs.
played the best innings of his long
by any of the bowling. He was aggres-
Sid Muller also played a good knock
by forceful batting. He was particu-
associated with McConnon when Wool-
wickets down for 32. The pair added
The young Woolgoolga colt, Earl
Richards, continues to improve with
each game. He appeared well set for a
out when 14. In the home team's sec-
six runs. He did not bowl in the first
innings.
Cpl (Speck) Roberts, A.I.F., a pre-
the tall seaside left-hander, secured
dismissed for 68, in reply to Wool-
B. Murphy, were the only batsmen to
for the first wicket. Following on
style, but lacked enterprise, particu-
took two wickets for 18 runs. He also
held two good catches, which relieved
him of a certain obligation for dropping
News From The Midlands Palmer-McConnon Wedding (Article), The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954), Friday 9 March 1945 [Issue No.23,171] page 7 2019-11-10 01:46 blue crepe frock, with navy accescsories.
FAREWELL SOCIAL.-The Campbell
bers of the concert party. Mr E. Lock
blue crepe frock, with navy accessories.
FAREWELL SOCIAL. - The Campbell
bers of the concert party. Mr E. Lock-
ASSOCIATED BANKS' CHAIRMAN Mr L. J. McConnon Re-elected (Article), The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), Saturday 1 May 1943 [Issue No.30,165] page 8 2019-11-10 01:44 Mr L. J. McConnon
toria), was re-elected for the en
a nuniber of years been a member
Mr L. J. McConnan
toria), was re-elected for the en-
a number of years been a member
Life in New Guinea. MR.ROY McCONNON'S EXPERIENCES. (Article), Coffs Harbour Advocate (NSW : 1907 - 1942; 1946 - 1954), Friday 24 May 1929 [Issue No.1397] page 4 2019-11-10 01:38 IfiM Jew (Suinea;
Life in New Guinea
Life in New Guinea. MR.ROY McCONNON'S EXPERIENCES. (Article), Coffs Harbour Advocate (NSW : 1907 - 1942; 1946 - 1954), Friday 24 May 1929 [Issue No.1397] page 4 2019-11-10 01:34 " EXPEDIENCES.
Writing from Edie Creek, via sala
mana, New Guinea, Mr. Roy McCon-;
Don, late of Coirs Harbour, remarks
that lie finds it rather'tame .after be
mg five years.. ;in Melbourne, but 3le
is doing' weli and hopes to return m
about 12: months' tinie, when lie in
tends'to make Colt's Harbour one ot
Up a bit iu this part "of the world,"
he says. Ke remarks that it was
rather a big day for Coifs staging the
air pageant, and lie expresses the
wish that the good work will con
I'The White Man's Grave,' Mr. Mc
Connoii adds, "but myself I find it
very interesting to spend a few months {
in. I was just one month getting I
aere, and tho trip was extremely m- I
teresting after we left Rabaul as '
"I hadn't much time to get inform
ation concerning the plantations,- but
ere planted some 30 feet apart auct
gcod cocoanuts. A tree that yields
between 6C and. 70 nuts a year is
considered a good one. The life ot
a. tree is about 70 years. Coffee ana
ssems -to have a good footing. Tne
i.paif, and it takes five years before
a year and the life of a tree is sain
all worked by native iabor, and a
Person finds it strange when first
■ to say every 20 miles you go the
pro love for each other,
Soon forget about them, as-your main
touble is the malarial parasite, the
auophile mosquito. On the coast
they are very bad, but here"on Edie
tne temperature is a littie too cola
t ear between 45 and 75 degrees. It
is what I consider a good, health v
say a little about Edie Creek, I wi/1
[ endeavor to tell you where the goia
fields lie, conditions in general, ana
future prospects of the field
' This Territory of New Guinea,
known as the ex-German Mandatea
of Australia by the League of Na
tions. The gold fieids are in the
ATorth-east Territory and within 33
miles air line of the port of Sala
manu. As the country is so rough,
>t takes one about seven days to
walk in. But we have an air ser
vice daily now between £alamana
and Wau Wau, which is about four i
hours' waik from Edie Creek. We
also have "a radio station giving at- j
"The population of the mainland ot
000 natives, and those I have seen "worjt
satsfactorily. We have here now an
i English company with capital to the
| extent of three mllions, who have
Goldfields Developmental Corpora
embrace about eight squat® miles of
country. Roads are now under con
between Salaiuana and Wau is be
I of the Administration. The develop.
ineutul work done so far has uncover
I ed a large number of manganese and
, quartz lodes, proved to be carrying
I good values uniformly distributed
over -a good .width.
| So I consider that with air and
railway transport facilities and mo
, years should compare favorably with
'ybig part of the -alluvial here has been
worked 'by boxing and primitive
approximately 2,4G2,000 cubic yards
j of more than 10/ per yard. The pro
fit from working this area by liy
'At present there are not many indi
The best wash-up I have seen
was G17 ozs—rather a decent day's
known here have been a very de
I cent iot. The men who came in here
in the .early days were no cowards
! believe me. They had to get a team
EXPERIENCES.
Writing from Edie Creek, via sala-
non, late of Coffs Harbour, remarks
that he finds it rather tame after be-
ing five years in Melbourne, but he
is doing well and hopes to return in
about 12 months' time, when he in-
tends to make Colt's Harbour one of
up a bit in this part of the world,"
he says. He remarks that it was
rather a big day for Coffs staging the
air pageant, and he expresses the
wish that the good work will con-
"The White Man's Grave," Mr. Mc-
Connon adds, "but myself I find it
very interesting to spend a few months
here, and the trip was extremely in-
teresting after we left Rabaul as
"I hadn't much time to get inform-
ation concerning the plantations, but
are planted some 30 feet apart and
good cocoanuts. A tree that yields
between 60 and 70 nuts a year is
considered a good one. The life of
a tree is about 70 years. Coffee and
seems to have a good footing. The
apart, and it takes five years before
a year and the life of a tree is said
all worked by native labor, and a
person finds it strange when first
to say every 20 miles you go the
no love for each other.
soon forget about them, as your main
trouble is the malarial parasite, the
oenophile mosquito. On the coast
they are very bad, but here on Edie
the temperature is a little too cold
year between 45 and 75 degrees. It
is what I consider a good, healthy
say a little about Edie Creek, I will
endeavor to tell you where the good
fields lie, conditions in general, and
future prospects of the field.
"This Territory of Papua New Guinea,
known as the ex-German Mandated
of Australia by the League of Na-
tions. The gold fields are in the
North-east Territory and within 33
miles air line of the port of Sala-
mana. As the country is so rough,
it takes one about seven days to
walk in. But we have an air ser-
vice daily now between Salamana
and Wau Wau, which is about four
hours' walk from Edie Creek. We
also have a radio station giving di-
"The population of the mainland of
000 natives, and those I have seen work
satisfactorily. We have here now an
English company with capital to the
extent of three millions, who have
Goldfields Developmental Corpora-
embrace about eight square miles of
country. Roads are now under con-
between Salamana and Wau is be-
of the Administration. The develop-
mental work done so far has uncover-
ed a large number of manganese and
quartz lodes, proved to be carrying
good values uniformly distributed
over a good width.
"So I consider that with air and
railway transport facilities and mo-
years should compare favorably with
big part of the alluvial here has been
worked by boxing and primitive
approximately 2,462,000 cubic yards
of more than 10/ per yard. The pro-
fit from working this area by hy-
"At present there are not many indi-
"The best wash-up I have seen
was 617 ozs — rather a decent day's
known here have been a very de-
cent lot. The men who came in here
in the early days were no cowards,
believe me. They had to get a team
McConnon, Graveney injured at Hobart Hobart, Tuesday (Article), The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), Wednesday 12 January 1955 page 30 2019-11-10 01:19 . m ,
"ENGLAND'S slow right hand offspinner, Jim
McConnoh suffered his second piece of mis
joint' of his little finger of the right hand.
. McConnon was fielding at
mid-off to bowling by Bed
sér' when Harvey drove
i McConnon fielded the ball
have his finger X-rayed. .
.McConnon was first in
jured-in the match ' against
the. wicket struck him on
. McConnon has played in
Tom Graveney also eui-1
fered a badly. bruised left
in , the M;C.C;'s second in

ENGLAND'S slow right hand offspinner, Jim
McConnoh suffered his second piece of mis-
joint of his little finger of the right hand.
McConnon was fielding at
mid-off to bowling by Bed-
ser when Harvey drove
McConnon fielded the ball
have his finger X-rayed.
McConnon was first in-
jured in the match against
the wicket struck him on
McConnon has played in
Tom Graveney also suf-
fered a badly bruised left
in the M.C.C.'s second in-
McCONNON IMPRESSIVE Takes 5-30 against W.A. Country (Article), The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1931 - 1954), Wednesday 13 October 1954 [Issue No.176] page 43 2019-11-10 01:17 BUN BURY, .Tues. — English
oppeors certain of selection for
The match was draVii
five for 343 in its first inn
W.A. Country was dis
slow off-breaks, was Eng
.;,were not favorable to Mc
flighted the ball consider
ably and had many bats
. performance.
First Innings — 5 (dec.) for 348
T /)n A |Q
A. SAMPSON,' b' Loader !! 2
T. OUTRIDGE, o Loader,
b McConnon 5
McConnon 14
b McConnon ...... 7
G. McCORMACK, e Bailey,
b McConnon 0
B. SHEPHERD, e Tyson,
b McConnon 27
J. MOFRTS, b Loader . . . . 10
Sundry S
Lender .... 14 8 35 4
McConnon .. 12.3 8 SO 5
Wardle 9
E. STEPHEN, b Cowdrey 40
b Cowdrey 29
T. OUTRTDGE e Bailey,
b Cowdrey 21
G. McCORMACK, st An
drew. b Cowdrey .... 4
A. SAMPSON, not out .. 10
Si for "m
Wardle .... 17 8 81 1
McConnon . . 3 1 27 1
Cowdrey .... 5 0 85 4
appears certain of selection for
The match was drawn
five for 343 in its first inn-
W.A. Country was dis-
slow off-breaks, was Eng-
were not favorable to Mc-
flighted the ball consider-
ably and had many bats-
performance.
First Innings — 5 (dec.) for 343
Loader .................................. 13
A. SAMPSON, b Loader .......................... 2
T. OUTRIDGE, c Loader,
b McConnon .................................. 5
McConnon .................................. 14
b McConnon .................................. 7
G. McCORMACK, c Bailey,
b McConnon .................................. 0
B. SHEPHERD, c Tyson,
b McConnon .................................. 27
J. MORRIS, b Loader ............................ 10
E. JAMES, b Loader................................. 0
H. SNELL, not out .................................. 0
Sundry .................................. 1
Loander .... 14 8 35 4
McConnon .. 12.3 8 30 5
Wardle .................................. 9
E. STEPHEN, b Cowdrey ...........................40
McConnon ...........................14
b Cowdrey .................................. 29
T. OUTRTDGE c Bailey,
b Cowdrey .................................. 21
G. McCORMACK, st An-
drew, b Cowdrey .................................. 4
A. SAMPSON, not out ............................. 10
Six for 128
Wardle .... 17 8 31 1
McConnon . . 6 1 27 1
Cowdrey .... 5 0 35 4
K. McCONNON WINS CHOP AT BUCKLAND (Article), The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954), Thursday 21 April 1949 [Issue No.24,448] page 22 2019-11-10 01:09 :K. McOonnon was successful in
tile 12in, underhand chop at the
by W. Perrar.
Chopping.-12iu. underhand, K. Mc
Coimon 1. A. MeConnon 2, 'W. Burdons
3;.loin, standing, C. Cornish 1..¡VI. Dare
2, H. Montgomery 3; maiden, -K. Mc-
Footruiining: Sheffield handicap, W.
dead-heat 2; matóen, IC. Raspin 1, N.
Kicking football. P. MeConnon; bowl-
ing at wicket, P.. French.
Children's ru oes: Girls under 12, A.
McDougall 1, Fay McConnon 2, C, Gate-
house 3; .boys under 12. K. McConnon 1,
S. Bellette 2. 'R, Jackson 3.
Proceeds from the sports and. a dance
at night' amounted to £137, which will
aid the War Memorial Hall funds, J
The standing Din. chop at the car-
mittee on Monday was -won by Brian
Chopping: Standing Oin., B. Whelan 1,
lOlu., R. Whelan 1, A. Duncombe 2, P.
Nichols 3; 12in. .lying, :B. Whelan 1, A.
l'ootrunning: Sheffield, G. Dodge 1, G.
Freeman 2, R. Sice 3; .120 .yards hurdles,
K. McConnon was successful in
the 12in, underhand chop at the
by W. Ferrar.
Chopping.- 12in. underhand, K. Mc-
Connon 1. A. McConnon 2, W. Burdon
3; 10in, standing, C. Cornish 1, M. Dare
2, H. Montgomery 3; maiden, K. Mc-
Footrunning: Sheffield handicap, W.
dead-heat 2; maiden, K. Raspin 1, N.
Kicking football. P. McConnon; bowl-
ing at wicket, P. French.
Children's races: Girls under 12, A.
McDougall 1, Fay McConnon 2, C. Gate-
house 3; boys under 12, K. McConnon 1,
S. Bellette 2, R, Jackson 3.
Proceeds from the sports and a dance
at night amounted to £137, which will
aid the War Memorial Hall funds.
The standing 9in. chop at the car-
mittee on Monday was won by Brian
Chopping: Standing 9in., B. Whelan 1,
10in., R. Whelan 1, A. Duncombe 2, P.
Nichols 3; 12in. lying, B. Whelan 1, A.
Footrunning: Sheffield, G. Dodge 1, G.
Freeman 2, R. Sice 3; 120 yards hurdles,
TROTTING FATALITY DEATH OF H. McCONNON HOBART, Tuesday (Article), Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954), Wednesday 7 December 1932 [Issue No.226] page 3 2019-11-10 01:01 I-IO3ART, Tucsdax
The death occurr.d! at the Hobart
Pub4e Hospital to-night of Harcld M2
Connon, a well-known Sotuthern trot
received :when Rosegarland fell In the
throw'himself clear when the horse
qtumbled, and suffered .a nasty fall.
reolived a gash on the left side of thr.
ace, apd when, he was admitted to the
Pubilc Hospital It w'..s f ind that he
at' G o'clock to-night without regaining
cot?olousness.
lvewrtising, but steady, systematig
Irtwidng achieves smcoee
HOBART, Tuesday
The death occurred! at the Hobart
Public Hospital to-night of Harold Mc-
Connon, a well-known Southern trot-
received when Rosegarland fell in the
throw himself clear when the horse
stumbled, and suffered a nasty fall.
received a gash on the left side of the
face, and when he was admitted to the
Public Hospital it was found that he
at 6 o'clock to-night without regaining
consciousness.
______________________________
advertising, but steady, systematic
advertising achieves success.
McCONNON THE MAN TO WATCH Bunbury (W.A.), Tuesday (Article), The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), Wednesday 13 October 1954 page 32 2019-11-10 00:57 McCONNONTHE
pEGGING away steadily and economically, Glamorgan
' resistance of the young W.À. country side in the English
team's first match in Australia/ and raised speculation
, With a smooth, easy
- He began a collapse,
in which the last ' six
who" is a quick thinker and
ing than that of fast bowlei
Prank Tyson, who has been
spells in both ' innings of
He lengthened his . run
In the blistering heat 'of
he- tosses the ball about on
Young ? Hutchinson, who
«bowlers, John Wardle and
serious effoits to foi ce a win
Young Colin Cowdiey, who
ball he had evei bowled in
to constitute a îecord.
But the seciet behind
carded for eight yeai s or so
batting ability he tax*
McCONNON THE
PEGGING away steadily and economically, Glamorgan
resistance of the young W.A. country side in the English
team's first match in Australia, and raised speculation
With a smooth, easy
He began a collapse,
in which the last six
who is a quick thinker and
ing than that of fast bowler
Frank Tyson, who has been
spells in both innings of
He lengthened his run
In the blistering heat of
he tosses the ball about on
Young Hutchinson, who
bowlers, John Wardle and
serious efforts to force a win.
Young Colin Cowdrey, who
ball he had ever bowled in
to constitute a record.
But the secret behind
carded for eight years or so.
batting ability he forsook

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