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Army News Crossword No. 14 ACROSS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
:Army News Crossword No. 141 ACROSS 1 Exclamation of despair 5' Store 9 Candlenut tree i2? Semi-circular base 13 ,Existed 14 Roman house hold deity :15 Ancient country 16 Ireland 17 Supply with weapons 18 Who crossed the, Alps to defeat the 'Austrians- at Marengo? 20 Merely 21 Cistern 22 Sphere. 24 Type of wine 27 FroZen water 28 Simpleton 31 Wide-mouthed pitcher 32 Sound made , by cows 33 Who. commanded the. British army at the Battle of Bunker Hill?. 34 Lair 35 Cooking utensil 36 What strait is sat the entrance to the Gulf of St. Lawrence between Newfound land and Cape Breton? 37 On behalf of 38 Beetle 39 Who wrote "Two Years Before the Mast"? 42 Southern . State of U.S.A. 47 Native compound 48 Seaport of Columbia '49 Hebrew month. 50 Long narrow il?et 51 Burden 52' Field of granular snow 53 Consume. r4 Chronology 55 Perlods of time ; DOUUW 1So be it 2 Mother of Helen of Troy S3 On the summit: 4 Urn for heating water 5 Sugary. 6 Brave man 7 What South American river flows into the...
RAIL PAY CAR BLOWN UP Two Killed In Train Robbery Attempt [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
RAIL PAY CAR BLOWN UP Two Killed In: Train .°-Robbery Attempt Two railway employees' were killed, a third critically injured, . and a railway .pay car carrying £io,ooo was wrecked by an explo sion on the main southern line a mile from" Yanderra station near Bargo (N.S.W.) on Monday. .Detectives investigating the explo sion believe that a charge of gelignite was deliberately fired as the train passed .the7 spot and that robbery -w?- the motive. The victinis were: K Killed.--Alfred Thomas Philpott, 52, guard,. married, of-- Marrickville; George Sydney Randall, '50, driver, married,:of Ashbury. Critically Injured..: - Frederick Walker, 54, paysitaster, of Elizabneth Bay: . Detectives believe thait sticks of gelignite were fixed to the rails and .exploded with an electric battery as :.the train passed. The carriage ..was ,wrecked and the shattered remains ,;hurtled downt a 6o-ft. embantikment "with the paymaster -antl guard -en tangled in the.wreckage. The driver wa:s blowin out of .the...
No Attacks Yet On U.S. Planes Sighted NEW YORK, Wednesday.— [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
No Attacks Yet 'On U.S. Planes Sighted NEW .YORK, Wednesday.- Although no actual air raid has yet takeIr. place on America, warnings were sounded over San Francisco and New York, when" enemy planes were sighted over those cities. Last night San Francisco was thrown into ,a blackout when 30 .to 50 Japanese planes were reported 20 miles off the Golden Gate. When U.S. planes went tip to meet them they turned south,' making no attempt to bomb the city. Reports indicate` that the planes must have been on a survey flight only. New York was warned by Wash ington that enemy planes had been sighted within two hours' flight of the city. Over a million schoolchildren were evacuated immediately and all civilians were ordered away from military areas. Over 3oo U.S. planes took off froin New York and headed out. to meet the enemy, but did not make contact. The enemy planes were believed to be German, from an aircraft carrier in the Atlantic. They did not bomb the city. Japanese planes were also s...
FRENCH BASE SECURED FOR GERMANY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
SECGURED FOR -GERMANY One sequel of the,meeting be tween :Petain and .Goering is ,that . : Hitler ; will. get",; Biz..rta, the French: 'naval ; base .in North' Africa. - Tlie. French fleet, has" not been handed. over--=fr, the ii'oment.' Hit Icr will .also giet othe: bases,.iinclud ing pi:obabily.: DakaiK:.and ?Casabhl~aca, but .authentic .details of these? arrange-" mentg i?reonot y~et known. Goerihng m "et Petain with the cun ning plan tha :te French, West Africanr colonies henceforth. should. be'.jointly 1efended by' the Spanisli and ,French .against the British and American threat. Latest .Agreement The extent of' the. agree'iement can? not` be ascertairied or lhow. Spaii: en' ters intoý the pictuie. It is, :hwever, simply a disguise for Germian control, andi the French .thus .perpetuateian~ 6ther -classical .piece of treachery ,at the British Empire's expense..'. This' makes.,, the progress in Libya more than ever disai . pointing,` and underlies ,the' neces- '. sity f? or ' th...
Declaration Of War By Britain [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
Declaration Of War By :Britain LONDON, Tuesday. - "As soon as I heard last night that Japan had attacked the United States I felt, it necessary that Parliament should be summoned," said Mr. Churchill in the House of Commons to-day. "I spoke to President Roosevelt on the Atlantic telephone last night with .a vi.ewvto aligning the time of our respective declarations," said Churchill; "The Cabinet which niet at noon to-day was authorised to make an immediate declaration of war on Japan. Instructions were sent to our Ambassador at Tokio and a com munication was dispatched to the Japanese Charge d'Affaires at I p.m. to-day stating that, in view of Japai's wanton act of unprovoked aggres-: sion, the British Government , in formed it that a state of war -existed between the two countries." V
Thailand Capitulates [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
Thailand Capitulates Earlier in the week reports came to hand that Thailand laid clown her arms after a brief ,struggle with Japanese troops lasting about five and a half hours. Thailand made an agreement with Japan which it is understood will allow the passage of Japanese troops through that country; Britain sent a note to Thailand de manding to *know the full terms under -which. the agreement was made. Until the information is given, Britain will withhold her decision as to how the two countries will be affected.
AMERICAN EXPERTS TO WORK ON BURMA ROAD [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
AMERICAN. EXPERTS TO: WORK ON BURMA ROAD Fortry-six American . super road workers and :transport experts, have arrived at Manila en route. to Ran goon to repair and. widen the Burma road. The i'ship. on which they travelled acrtoss the Pacific was one ofa 'con voy of five ships escorted by a' he;vy cruiser, wlhose six reconaissance air craft flew over thousatids of square miles of open ocean in a series of daily flights in search of raiiders; One ship in the. convoy" carried a quarter of a million" dollars' worth of road-mtaking and transport equip nmeit. The xcperts, who will each receive up to 500 dollars a month, will work along the road while United States pilots patrol above and niedical staffs combat malaria mos cuitoes.;
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
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TOKIO CLAIM SINKING OF WARSHIPS PRINCE OF WALES—REPULSE BOMBED BY PLANES Report Not Confirmed By Britian Says A.B.C. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
TOKIO CLAIM SINKINC OF WARSHIPS PRINCE OF WALES- REPULSE BOMBED BY PLANES Report Not Confirmed ,By Britain Says A.B.C. The British. battleships Prince of Wales and Repulse were sunk off the coast of .Malaya on Tuesday, by bombs dropped from' Japanese planes, according to a claim made by the Nippon Government and broadcast from Tokio yesterday. In last nights hews bulletin the Australian Broadcasting Commission said it must be emphasised that this report is a claim made only by Tokio, it has not yet been confirmed froni Singapore or by 'the British Government. The Prince of Wales is Britain's latest and .most modern battleship. It has a displacement of 35,ooo tons, ten 14-inch guns and is capable of 30 knots. The Repulse, which is a much older :ship, is of 32,o000 tons, carries six 1g-inch guns. and can do 28' knots. The Prince of 'Wales arrived at Singapore only., last ,veek, ..and if this' report' is true, the loss of -these two great ships will be :a mighty, blow-to the..power" of...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
TWENTY-SIX SURVIVORS of the German raider Steiermark, sunk in an action with H.M.A.S. Sydney on No vember 19. on the raft on which they drifted before -being picked up, - The raft is towing a . rubber dinghy. PICTURES OF STEIERMARK PRIS ONERS, PAGE 5.
STOP PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
STOP PRESS. Late last.night the B.B.C. (London), also reported the sinking of the. battleships Prince of Wales and Re pulse by stating:- "News has been received that the ships were sunk while carrying out operations against the Japanese forces off Malaya. Since 2 a.m. yesterday, four" air alarms were sounded in Singapore. Japanese forces are suffering heavy losses in Malaya from devastating attacks by R.A.A.F. Japan has launched a big attack on the Burma road. Another big air raid on Hong Kong last night. Army Minister announced last night no Militiamen in future allowed to join A.IP.,, R.A.A.F., so as to keep Militia at full strength for urgent defence of Australia. Federal Government . annotenced that the evacuation of women and children from Darwin was not pro posed at present, but plans were Prepared to meet all contingencies,
WAR AFFECTS PLANS OF LUCRATIVE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
WAR AFFECTS PLANS OF LUCRATIVE Lucrative and several other horses bought for Indian owners. in the last-few months, will now remain, in Australia, as a result of the latest war moves. Lucrative was to have been sent to A.. Higginis, of Calcutta, some weeks ago, bu't shipping space, was Lucrative not available, and the hold-up en abled him to win the Eclipse Stakes at Flemington. Other horses that will now remain here include Gold Strand and two N,.Z, performers, who have been iawditing shipment, to:, Colombo for some weeks.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
LAST PICTURE of H.M.A.S. Sydney,. taken shortly before the action wth the German raider Steiermark; which she sank.on November 19. .The Sydney has been missing since that action,'and none of her crew. has been found. She was last seen, according to the Stelermark's ,survivors; ablaze; and:steaming. towards the'Australian coast.
Record Mentone Tote Dividend [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
Record Mentone Tote Dividend Totalisator history was made nt the Mentone "race meeting' last week, when the outsider Lucille won the Manumbar Handicap (second ' division),. and returned her 48 oackers on the win tote £32/Io/- for 5/-; odds of 129-I. The previous record dividend was £27/12/-, paid by .Gladiolious, when she scored on the course in. April, 1939.
Punter Collects £687:10: In Four Bets [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
Punter Collects £687:10: In Four Bets A cash bettor who started the races at Randwick- last" week with a £5 bet collected £687/Io/ from Jim Hackett, leading Rand wick bookmaker at Friday morn .ing's settling. He backed the' first four winners, playing up his winnings on each horse. 'His first bet was £20 to £5 about the Hurdle winner, Anpapejo. He then had f£oo to £20 the second winner, Takarangi, £125 to £loo the third . winner, Kingsdale; and £437/Io/- to £250 tile fourth winner, Santa. He presented the £687/Io/- ticket for -the Santa bet to Jim Hackett, and said: "This is too much money-to collect on the course. You keep it ,and I'll collect it to-morrow." Takarangi, Kingsdale, and Santa were all favorites. The punter stopped betting after Santa's race. Favorites failed in the next two races. Hackett said the punter was an old client who had been mtaking cash bets with him for years. V- -. .
CASUALTY LIST [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
CASUALTY LIST 'Ths latest list provides, names'from New South Wales,' Victoria; South Australia and West :Australia. Some of the' casualties are reported for'. the first time: and " others, are variations, of casualties, previously reported: NEWF'SOUTH IWALES : Died of Illness. Jones, -A/Sgt.:G.:A: (NX58701), Cavalry, Darling Point. Placed on Seriously Ill List , Fay;' Spr;' Fi 'J. (N106742),-"Engineers, Darlington. Removed from .Seriously Ill. List,- Pre viously Reported; Dangerously and Seriously Ill. - Hays, Spr..' Walter. K. :(N106743); En gineers,;Uralla.. Placed on Seriously Ill'List and Removed from Seriously Ill List Kilowsky, Tpr., E. (NX49300),' Cavalry, Canberra. Hamilton, L/Cpl.' J. (N72403); Infantry, Leichhardt. . Removed frnom..SerlouslyyIll List : Gregg,-: Pte. H.' S. (N102763), . Medical, North Sydney. ABROAD, Previously Reported' -Missing, ' Believed PriSoner; now Prisoner of War';- Clare, Pte. L. J. (NX11419), Infantry, Rose Bay. Previously Reported Miskitg;" now ...
SOCCER ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
SOCCER ASSOCIATION The followin: table. shows the positions of Clubs playing in .the 7 'M.D.. Soccer. Assoiation : Teams . M W D' L For Agst. Pts. Q'land Stars 8 6 1 "1 31 9 13 Athletes'._.. 7 5 2 0 '14 2 12 Larrakeyah 7 5 1 1 25 6 11 Wanderers .... 9 4 2 3 13 9 10 Kangaroos... 8 4 1 3 10 9 9 Vestey's ........ 7 2 4 1 7 8 8 Wombats ..... 7 3 1 3 12 11 7 Galahs ....... 7 2 3 2 7 9 7 Winnellie .... '5 3 0 2 6 20 5 Reavles ... ..... 8 2 1 5 12 20. 5 Melville ...". 8 1. 1 6 6 15 3 A.M.'s ... ...., 7 0 2 .5 ' 3 15' 2 McMillan's . . 1 1 6 5 5?325 3 Wallabies have withdrawn,