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    A NEW SOUTH WALES GIRL, MISS BETH NICHOLLS OF MOREE, RETURNED HOME FROM THE ADELAIDE ROYAL SHOW RECENTLY WITH AN UNOFFICIAL NATIONAL TITLE TO HER CREDIT.

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    Background: A NEW SOUTH WALES GIRL, MISS BETH NICHOLLS OF MOREE, RETURNED HOME FROM THE ADELAIDE ROYAL SHOW RECENTLY WITH AN UNOFFICIAL NATIONAL TITLE TO HER CREDIT. WATCHED BY THOUSANDS OF MALE EXPERTS, MISS NICHOLLS AND A SOUTH AUSTRALIAN RIVAL, MISS JULIE BOTT, SET ABOUT DECIDING THE "WOMEN'S SHEEP SHEARING CHAMPIONSHIP".

    MISS NICHOLLS WAS TRYING TO AVENGE A DEFEAT SOME MONTH'S AGO IN A WOMEN'S SHEEP SHEARING CONTEST AT MOREE WHEN HER SOUTH AUSTRALIAN RIVAL FINISHED FIRST. SINCE THEN, MISS BOTT HAS BEEN UNOFFICIALLY RECOGNISED AS AUSTRALIA'S CHAMPION WOMAN SHEARER. BUT THE TITLE-HOLDER FOUND IT HARD TO KEEP PACE WITH THE DETERMINED CHALLENGER AT ADELAIDE.

    THE CONTEST FINISHED WITH MISS BETH NICHOLLS A CLEAR WINNER. SHE HAD SHORN TO SHEEP IN SLIGHTLY LESS THAN NINE AND THREE QUARTER MINUTES - NEARLY EIGHTY SECONDS AHEAD OF MISS BOTT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB1Y9DFKD4VI9SG2Q1J7WS9CN0
    Media URN:
    VLVAB1Y9DFKD4VI9SG2Q1J7WS9CN0
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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