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PROCLAMATION ISSUED East Indies Prepare For War [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
PR OLAMAU TION ISSUED East Indies Prepare For War A special proclamation issued by the Governor 'of Malaya (Sir Shelton' `Thomas), has put 'Singapore: on an emergency footing. Local ,volunteers are being called up- and, A.I.F.: Headquarters announce 'that "'extraordinary conditions" have.been' operating since. Se Saturday. Guards have been stationed at Government buildinigs and -key points.-?' "- ' - It is officially, stated that the pro .claniatiotl .loes. rot signify- an imw niediate deterioration; , but' precaus tionary .nieasiur~s are being.. inst ituted step by step. Lieut-General Percival G.O.C;,. Malaya,_ is ciutting loshort a visit. to Sarawak, ,and flying back to Singapore.. :. Preparing For Worst v A message ,froimi. Manila says that the, United :States -is .obviously .pre iparng :for ..tlhe.wrst in the Far East, withl thle Philippines as .an arrow head aimed at Japani's front door and' also. athwart communications from Japani to 'the: soQtttl' :. . Transports are. contini...
RANDWICK (Sydney) [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
RANDWICK (Sydney) TOTE (5/-) RACE PLACED HORSES, RIDERS S.P. WITOTEN PLACE £ s. d. £ s. d. RANDWICK ANPAPEJO, 9.10 (Graham) 5/2 16 0 9 6 TRIAL HURDLE' Glittering Flame, 10O10 (Stanton) 5/2 - 8 9 (1 mile 3 furs.) Tartanus, 10.11 (Rustell) 3/1 - -. MAIDEN TAKARANGI 8.1 (Delaney) 3/1 1 0 9 10 3 NURSERY Dinkum Aussie, 8.0 (Duncan) 101 - 1 2 6 (5 furs.) Antelope, 7.11 (J. Thompson) 15/1 - 1 2 0 SkYING ...KINOSDALE, 8.7 (McMenamln) 5/4 11 0 5 9 HAND-ITAP Brazandt, 8.7 (Gollogly) 5/2 - 6 9 (6 furs.) Astrid, 7.13 (Ilckey) 15/1 - 13 9 MILPERRA SANTA, 8.3 (McMenamin) 7/4 14 0 - HANDICAP Serenata (Bartle) '2/1 - - (11 furs.) Aristocrat, 8.2 (Cook) 9/4 - - ENCOURAGE PATRICIAN, 8.7 (Morley) 8/1 2 14 0 1 10 9 HANDICAP Pretty Blue, 7.7 (V. Thompson) 9/2 - 10 9 (1¼ miles) BarrenJoey, 7.1 (Young) 5/I - - FARM BREEZE. 8.11 (Fellows) 6/1 1 19 9 13 0 WELTER Brazen Boy, 8.12 (Knox) 0/1 - 1 6 9 (1 mile) Asnazu, 8.10 (J. Thompson) 10/1 - 1 0 0
CHILD ENDOWMENT REVEALS BIG FAMILIES HERE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
CHILD ENDOWIMIENT C I EMREVEALS BIG FAMi :IES :HER E ,; There are four families in Aus tratia with 13 children under 16. 'This wwas revealed in an examint-. : tion: qf . applications. - for child endowment.' :. Each of these fauiiilics receives £3 a i'ccle froin thi" child .'cilowi~hiit fundt at thle rate of 5/- a week. fgr. eacli; except the first of1 tlhe: 3, 3. TwWelve Auistralian familics havce 12 childrtcen of wJionli ' ai:e cligifble' for.. endowmente 56 fimilies.,, have- It children with to eligible for endow ment; and(l 216 Iamilies -have 10 children, including nine receiving en downient. At the other end of the scale, 246,049 .familis--more ttan half 411e total of 468,496 .famnilies .benefitingig under the scheme -- have qnly- two children under - 16, " and receive en (dowment for only one of them. There are 121,404 fanmilies with three tChildtren under 16, 55,793' famiii lies of four children, 25,273 families of fi.ve children, 11,871 'with six child ren, 5,123 with seven ...
POOLING OF PETROL TICKETS ALLOWED FOR HOLIDAYS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
POOLING .OF. PETROL TICKETS ALLOWED FOR HOLIDAYS The M tinister for Supply (Mr; IBcasley), anttoutlced from Canberra this week, that no action would be taken against consumers who pooled their December and January ration tickets in order to make longer journeys in one car during the holi day season. He desired to poijtt out that, al though ration tickets were not trans ferable, and consumers' licences enm-. phasised that ration allowances were issued otnly for use inthe vehicle or engine referred to in the licence, he appreciated that this -concession was desirable in bona .fide cases during the holiday period,
STATE OF EMERGENCY IN SINGAPORE Germans In Full Retreat Nazis Order Counter Attack [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
_77). M5I 'APO "SI, R STA..T - . .F ýWý Germans In Full Reteat Nazis .Order Counter; Attack The 'B.B.C. broadcast= .last. night, declared that the Germans were in full-retreat from Rostov. Marshall, von Kleist. has been ordered to organise a counter offensive at all costs.. The fleeing Germans arie crowded in on the shores of the Sea of Aszov, where their only possible escape is by water, :the Russiansi declare. Marshil Timoshenko, in an order of the day to the Red .Anrmy, said: "You have inflicted' an annihilat ing blow and put to flight the enemy's best divisions. The follow ing enemy- divisions have found graves on the steppes leadi'ng to the mouth of the Don:-The 14th and 16th tank divisions, the 6oth motor :ised division, and the S.S. Viking division. In addition, the 13th tank :division, the- S.S. Adolf Hitler divi '.sion, and the 76th, 94thl and 97th ,divisions% suffered crushing losses. 'Our soldiers are continuing their fierce 'pursuit of the enemy." Nazi Base The "unitlent...
STATE SELECTOR'S RETIREMENT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
STATE SELECTOR'S RETIREMENT Selby Burt, N:S W. State Crickt. selector, announced his retirement "as a cricket, player last week. He-will continue to act as a selec tor and rietain his. interest in the game. Burt was captain of the Western Suburbs- first grade team for nine' seasons. Prior to promotion to first, 'grade cricket in 1928, he played in the sec ond grade ranks for five seasons, and ther'e took 215 wickets. Burt was chosen to represent the State against Queensland, but was unavailable after being selected for the southern tour later.
SOCCER ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
SOCCER ASSOCIATION The following table shows the positions of Clubs playing in the 7 M.D. Soccer -Association :-- Teatps M W" D L For Agst. Pts., .. Kangaroos .... 9 6 0 3 17 10 12 Q'land Stars 8 7 1 0 27 6 15: Winnellie ..... 7 5 0 1 8 6 10 Vestey's .......... 9 ' 5 1 8 9 11 Athalets ......... 6 4 2 0 12 1 10 Galahs »».3.. .. 7 3 3 1 9, 8 9 Wanderers .. 8 3 2 2 10 7-: 8 Wombats ........, 7 , 1 3 13 11° 7' McMlllans ....., 8 2- 1t: 5. 4, 15 5 Wallabies ,..... 7 0 1 8 2 .16 1.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
.4. * ,. . +. ., KEEP YOUR .,FEET RN GOOD TRIM Thousands' of nmen and women to-day complain that they are having more trouble with their feet than ever before. But your feet won't ;a ache or let you down if you rubt.+ them over regularly with Zam-Buk,? the famous herbal Ointment. Aching, soreness and swelling vanish like magic, blisters atid::: chafing are healed and corns come out, root and all. 1/7 or 3/8 a box, Ends Pain & Tiredness; Remnoves Corns
Army News Crossword No. 12 ACROSS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
[Army News Crossword No. 12 ACROSS 1 Pious person 6 Wander .10A tool 11 Town in Prussia 13 Pass by 14 Middle 15 Preposition,. 17 Conjunctionj 18 Silent 20 Age 21 Break suddenly 23 Weight unit 24 Transgression 25 Like 2'/ uncommoi' 29 Find fault' with 30 Sraglio ' 33 Wise men 35 Unit of length 36 Hostility 38 Musical note 30 Unit 40 BFaten. tra"k 42 Wound-mark 46 Poem . 47 Tendon 49 Arabian garment 50 Musical note 51 i-urrrea. 52 Mountain in Armenia 54 To pass a rope through 56 Clinched pins 57 Row 58 Condition DOW$N. 1' 1 Drawing-room 2 Genus of beetles 3 Mischievous child 4 Cosy habitation 5 To: handle :: 6 Calls to memory 7 Leave out 8 Annex 9 Pronoun 10 Females of domestic fowl 12 Water-raising wheels 16 Long, sharp tooth 19 A low cry 20 Hireling SOLUTION TO No. 12 PUZZLE WILL APPEAR NEXT SUNDAY 22 Equality 26 Unite with needle and thread 28 Split, pulse 30 Obstruct 31 To the s?pltered 'side .32 Seaman 34' Aeriform fluid 35 Anchop 37 Hasten' 41 Rips e43 Omission-sign 44 Lessen 45...
EDUCATION SERVICE CORRESPONDENCE COURSES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
EDUCATION :) SERVICE CORRESPONDENCE COURSES Several , men: have enquired whether Correspondence Courses 'will' be. for warded .to them should they move from Darwin before. the. first lessons arrive. The answer lies -in the fact, that the A.E.S. is an Australian-wide organisation with Headquarters' in each Command. This means that applications for Courses will be transferred to the appropriate Headquarters if A.E.S:, 7 .M.D., is'kept informed of your movements. It is up to the mien themselves to see that their Unit Eduction Officers keep the D.A.A.G. (E.) informed of changes oft personnel. With the interchange of.troops from one Command to another there should be an opportunity to compare many other activities of the A.E.S. in -the different Commands.. New troops arriving should already have organised classes and dis cussion groups which should stimulate our activities, On the other hand; it is hoped that men going from, 7 IM.D. to, other Commands may have something to contribute to ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
BELIEVE, IT OR NOT, SUSAN MIL LER was just another of Hollywood's army of Cinderella girls until an en terprising Universal Film scout spotted her. Now they've decked her out in everything that's dainty, and Susan is rapidly making her way up the ladder of film fame. Is there any wonder? "If you knew Susie, like we know Susie-Oh, Oh, Oh, What a Girll"
Xmas Telegrams, Cables and Postage [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
Xmas Telegrams, Cables and Postage This year it is expected that the rush to send Christmas greetings by telegram and cable, and. the despatch of presents, will exceed all pre-. vious records. To save delay and disap pointment, lodge. your tele grams a week or ten days be-' fore Christmas and endorse them "Deliver 24th or 25th.' If sending cables to Empire countries overseas, or to mem bers of the Forces, no matter. w'here they may be stationed, messages` must be handed in not later than to-morrow to ensure delivery before Christ mas. Cables marked "Via Im perial" may be lodged, at any Postal Telegrapl Office. -Parcels must be posted be fore December q. Post ordinary packets' as early, as possible, they may be endorsed "open on 24th."
NEW DRILL PLANNED FOR ARMY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
NEW DRLLL PLANNED FOR ARMY "Far-reaching changes in drill for tha 'A.I.F. 'and other Aiustra lia? Military Forces have been planned, anid ill come into opera ./ tion ,early in the New Year," the Minister for .the Army, Mr. ode hasiannounced. =Tlihed'new ,system would make for .:great?e:.' efficiency - and rapidity . of triung?i for actual .-wair, andl ouldl inpriove ? the ioldier's outlook on cttip life by, doing away with the -duiL. imoinotony of repetition of num erouis drill `movements. DIrill in.. the future," said Mr. Ford'ce',: iill be battle drill, All inhvemenths on the a Iarade ,ground :ill be-to. mike for rtapid deploymient and taking. up of battle formations. Evei rifle: exercises, thel bsine of ie: recrui?t,'s inititiation .to the Armyi will be reduced to the, bare mini "Atitralia'ns :ivill in future be traditned :itli the7 enplhasis on war :anl the. hardening )process so- neces sary in war: without'. going' into re 'dundant details in making the recruit a- plerfect.:par...
INTERSTATE NEWS IN BRIEF BISHOP OF ADELAIDE Adelaide, Monday,—Adelaide's [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
INTERSTATE NEWS IN BRIEF BISHOP OF ADELAIDE Adelaide, Monday. .-- 'Adelaide's fifth Anglicanl3-ishop, the Right Rev. Bryan Percival Robin, arrived on Saturday, accompanied bly--his -wife, two sons and two daughters. Bishop Robin'will be installed.at St. 'Peter's Cathedral to-morrowv night. PASSENGER RECORD Launceston, Tuesday.-A record numluber of passengers travelled by sea between Launceston and the mainland in November. WRITS ON SENATOR Perth. - Two, writs involving £91,939 have been issued by the Crown Solicitor against Senator Edward Bertrand Johilston, of Adec laide Terrace, Perth. WOMAN'S DEATH Adelaide.-Rose Ellen Verrall; 2i, domestic, of Bernard Street, North Adelaide, died at the Royal Adelaide Hospital as 'a .result of injuries re ceived when she was knocked down by :a taxi cab in O'Connell Street,, North Adelaide,. on Friday night. WRONG REPORT Melbourne,i Monday.-It 'has beent incorrectly reported - that Flying. Officer S. R. Barrey, ofi the R.A.A.F. was., attached. to...
CAMP NOTICES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
CAMP NOTICES CINEMA S THURSDAY-VESTEY'S "THE .13th MAN'.' Weldon Heyburn "HOLDEM NAVY" Lew Ayres, Mary Carlisle News FRIDAY-WINNELLIE "GOOD-BYE, BROADWAY" Charles Winniger, Alice Brady "ARIZONA LEGION" George O'Brien '- "" News SATURDAY-LARRAKEYAII Same as Friday CONCERTS- FRIDAY-NOONAMAiI Winnellie Concert Party CH?URCH PA'RADE'S EAST POINT .......... 0700 Hours PARAP ....... ..... . ........... 0000 Hours R.C.--Padre Cosgrove PARAP ...................... .. 0900 Hours OVAL .. -............, ....... ... 1000 IKours O.P.D.'s--Pancre Goy WINNELLIE ,.w,,.»..,.~...».... 0900 Hourd NAVY ................. .. ..... 1000 Hours O.P.D,'s--Padre Toft
Popular Couple Married Hospital Sisters Form Guard Of Honour [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
Popular Couple Married Hospital Sisters Form Guard Of Honour. At', St.. Mary's Catholic Church, Darwin, on Saturday evening the marriage ,was celebrated of Miss Linda Louisa Rickard, only daughter 'of Mr. and Mrs. Rickard of Wales and Sydney, to Captain John Fran cis Hennessy, eldest:son of Mr. and Mrs. J, F. Hennessy of Darling Point, Sydney. A pathologist attached to the A.G.H. (Bagot), the bride, who was given away by Lt.-Col, Ingram, was attired in her neat V.A.D. uniform. Sister McKay and Miss l McFarlane attended as bridesmaids. The *best inail was Captain E. C. McCoy, and the groomsman, Lieut. A. WV. Sneddon. . Padre the Rev. Father. Cosgrove officiated. Sisters of the hospital,' in' their white veils and attractive red cloaks, made a striliing picture as 'they formed a guard of honor for the bridal party as they-left-the cliurch. The reception was held *at the R.A.E. Officers' Mess, Larrakeyaih, where a representative gathering of medical officers and sisters, and oflli cers...