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SUCCESS FOR SOVIET ARMY Germans Forced To Retreat [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
-SUCCEESSS- FO }SOVIET ARMY Germans Forced To: Retreat .LONDON, Wednesday.-With the Russian'srstill hotly' pressing the Ger man~.nehir .;Mariupoli oni.the -southern front, Soviet success'es also are re ported .in the.'Tila regiop,, about ioo ytliile's south .of, Moscow. ' SPrvdcla :claims that; thle Russian forces are again- in` coniplete control of tlie highway- from :Tula- to the 'capital, and that the. Geriailis "are retireatiig.. to ..the south-east, aban ::doning: tanks, lorries 'arid, arms. Referring to the opeirations against the. Gernians retreating from Tagan rog,; the Stocklolmhn correspondent of the Daily Telegraph says- that ad vanced Russian units. are. fightng, at Kuibishveo, 50 miles north-west of ,Mariupol, A second Russian force is 'fighting for the possession of Kai evka; and a third is advncinig north against ,Stalino. The. Girmans have withdrawn their . forces' from the Voroshilovgrad area and. have con centrated all' their available strength in' the Stalino ' re...
NEW YORK OFFICER FOR PATRICK Boxing Promoter Issues Invitation [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
NEW YORK OFFER FOR PATRIICK Boxing Promoter Issues Invitation Vic. Patrick, Australian light weight champion, has received an offer to fight in Madison Square Garden, New York. The offer is contained in a letter from Jimmy Johnston, former mana ger of Madison Square Garden, to Patrick's miiamiag6r . (Mr. Ein. Mc Quillan). Johnston is now one of America's leading boxing managers. He con trols Bob Pastor, who fought Joe Louis. lohnston writes: "Vic Patrick is one of the most talked of fighters in America to-day. "He is rated as the best lightweight prospect in the world. "I realise Patrick could not leavc% Australia ,until after the war, but:the offer will stand good if the war ends within the next two years, "I am prepared to clinch the deal with an advance of £25o, and under take to begiri a build-up campaign in America immediately if Patrick accepts.". Patrick Keen McQuillan said last night that obvi ously he could not undertake to ac cept the offer while the war was on. "But you c...
STOLE 1190 UNDERPANTS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
STOLE 11-90 UNDERPANTS+ Melbourne.-A man who stole 3357 winglets and Tr 9o pairs of under pants persuaded: a watchman, with ,a hard luck story; to let him go. :: This was stated in General Sessions last liveek, wheii Arthur Batetman Smith, 44, storeman, of ' East Brighton, was -sent to gaol for three and a half: years for having .stolen goods valued at £1r4o6 from the Cent ral' Ordnance Stores, .Southt Mel-. bourne.: 1'he watchman' caught: Smith after he (Smith),.. had broketi into the stores, It 'was, stated .that. Smith had 'h'ad' special.. .billheids. printed' -enabling , him-.to persuade innocent:.victiris to' purchase the goods -.after obliterating Government .marks.: : Thejudge said Shiith: planned "to go;.in for wholesale.'thieving."
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
KAAREN VERNE didn't like Hitler, so she skipped out of Germany and reached Hollywood, where Warner Brothers took a fanoy to her. Now she's appearing in "King's Row" with Ann Sheridan and Ronald Reagan. It would be all right if Adolf frightened a few more like this, out of his coun try and they came to Darwin-but that's just plain wishful thinking I
ANNEXE FOR NURSES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
ANNEXE FOR NURSES Supplying a .long felt want, the Nurses Annexe recently erected alongside the . Red. Shield -Salvation Army'Centre, Darwin, . will be officially: opened at 3" p.m.- on Satiurday by-the Conimandant, Brigadier D. V.'?J."' Blake. Planned -by . Major and .Mrs;?. Seaton, the new building con-: tains full .reading;" writing, and. recreational facilities.
Three Quarters Of A Million Left. To Widow [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
Three Quarters Of A Million. Ileft.-To-.Widow Violet Madeleine McCansh,, a childless widow, of Beggan Beg gan .. Station,~. Murrumburrah; (N:S.W.), is the :sole beneficiary i of a: £751,989 estate left !by 'her. grazier. brothers.t .They : died. recently withinr three monthst of each other; : A Sydney solicitor-estimated: that. death duties and .taxes on the estate would be about- £250,oo0. The brothers, Victor.Sedley Futter and Franfcis Cuthbert Futter; lived on the station' with theii 'sister. Victor Sedley; 58,'-died: on July 24, and. left 'his'"entire estate of £297,989 to his elder bftther. In less 'than three months; this brother1 6x,'diedi - Hig will' had'b'een unaltered since his blrothers death; He:left his estate of £45,000ooo to his brothr'. But the wills of both the brothers provided that, in the' event of either dying- first,' - their combined , estates' shouldpjhss-to their 'sister;:.. Helped in ,Mafiagement' Mrs. McCansh,' now. middle-aged, lisaitaken an active; part ...
KYNETON (Melbourne) [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
KYNETON (Melbourne) RACE PLACED HORSES, RIDERS S.P. WIN . PLACE £ s. d. £E.s. d.: TRIAL PURRA, 9.4 (Rohloff) 7-2 1 2 6 6 6 HURDLE Aurated 9.8 (Callahan) 6-1 - 10 0 (2 miles) Gaelic, 9.10 (Bracken) 7-1 - 16 0 MAIDEN MITTA GRANGE, 8.8 (Mornement) 4-1 1 1 0 7 6 HANDICAP More Fun, 7.10 (Unkovitch) 20-1 - 17 0 1st div." (6furs.) Portable, 8.0 (Walker) 6-1 - 18 0 MAIDEN GIRSHAR, 8.12 (Adams) 9-4 '';,.13, 0 ,r 9 0` HANDICAP Gee Bee, 7.12 (Breasley) 7-2 - 9,0 2nd div. (6 furs.) David Burns, 7.10 (Whittle) 5-1 ... 8." 0 SUMMER FAIRY GLASS, 7.13 (O'Brien) 9-10 10 0 -:-8 -:0 HANDICAP Old Scotch, 8.4 (Powell) 7-2 - 6 0 (1 mile) Te Karere; 7.0 (Smith) 5-1 - 6 6 NOVICE MULUNDA, 8.13 (Grifliths) 7-4 .13 0.... 7 6 HANDICAP Manrex, 8.0 (Bones) 33-1 - 2 9 0 (6 furs.) Gartred, 8.2 (Gilmore) 10-1 - 14 0 WELTER WYNFRED, 7.9 (Harrison) 2-1 18 6 9 0 HANDICAP Elated, 7.10 (Preston) 3-1 -¶13 6 (6 furs.) Leporis, 8.11 (Bones) 9-2 - ENCOURAGE MELITO MAN, 8.4 (Burgoine) .8-1 2 10 6' 1" 0, 6 HANDICAP Barrara, 8...
TRAINER AND JOCKEY DISQUALIFIED MELBOURNE, Wednesday.— [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
TRAINER AND JOCKEY DISQUALIFIED MELBOURNE, Wednesday.- , " The Sydney. performer, Fairy , Glass,. who started at .o-9 on, - easily won the.: Summer 'Haiidi. cap at Kyneton. races this Aifter--. noon. Fairy Glass :defeated:- Old: Scotch' and in running . the mile i I.4o0, put up a course record.L The winner also gave Jack O'Brien his first winning ride since' he lhaia a leg broken':at NMoonee Valley in. February last. After holding ani inquir'j-into the.ý running "of Manrex, who finished: second to Mulunda .in the Novice.' Handicap, the stewardls disqualified the jockey, (R. Bones);' rider of' M\anrex, and .V;" Ryan (tritiier)'.for six months. . The owner, -Mr. \:V Martin, who was not at the races was completely exonerated. . V
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
"HOPPY" CRANE, a Sydney boxer with one leg shorter than the other. He claims that his short right leg is an advantage, instead of a handicap in boxing. Crane was to fight Don Mel ville at Newcastle Stadium. last Satur day night. The result did not come to hand.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
TO NEWCOMER Alexis Smith goes the honor of starring opposite two top notchers, Fred MacMurray and Errol Flynn in her first film, "Dive Bomber." Warner Brothers evidently don't: con sider Alexis' surname a handicap to her success, ,as they ,have inserted ;a clause in her contract stipulating that it mustn't be. changed.~ The name is plain Smith, but she's got ,what it takes -to be aibeauty.
SPORTING FLASHES FROM EVERYWHERE CYCLISTS GO ON STRIKE AT SYDNEY ARENA [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
SSPORTIN s-RASHES FROM EVERYWHERE CYCLISTS 60 ON STRIKE AT SYDNEY ARENA Professional cyclists who rode in the last Easter Six-Day race will, not ride again at the Sports Arena under the present promoters. Last week the cyclists decided to boycott the Saturday night meeting and any future events, including the Christmas Six-Day race. Cyclists, who signed an agreement not to ride, include Bob Porter, Angus Starr, Stan' Parsons, Tom O'Donnell, Hugh Smith, Ernie Greig, and Rex Orford. They claim £goo is still owed to them by the promoters for: the Easter Six-Day: race. "We want the public to kinow. the position now, so they will not think Swe have let them down," said Hugh Smith. Paid "In Promises"' "My name appears in the team's race list, but I have not been ap proached. "Neither have many of the others whose names appear. "Stan Parsons and Tom O'Donnell, who are supposed to meet in a match race, have signed the agreement not to ride." Bob Porter and Ernie Greig,.. partners in the Eas...
ACKNOWLEDGMENT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
ACKNOWLE DGMENT Army News expresses .its thanks to the following for sup plying material and granting per. .mission to publish various news items, pictures and, features: The ' Austrllian Associated' Press, for Australian and over seas news. Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph. : Sydney, for : news ,pictures,. Joke cartoons, ,Brodie ;Mack' drawings, other illustra tions and .theA Sunday .color, comic. The Sun' News-Pictorial; Mel bourne, for "Bluey and Curley," and news pictures.. The Herald, , Melbourne, for "Gunn's Gully'. and :photographs. The ;Argus, Melbourne, for "Private Lives." Daily Mirror, Sydney, . for photos and short story illustra tions. The Advertiser' and The` News, Adelaide, for last-minute news and: pictures. The Department'of Informa tlon,, for news-items and casualty lists. The Yaffa. Syndicate, Sydney, for the Sunday-comic, crossword. puzzle, Hellinger Short Story, etc. Mr. Frank Clune, for the serial story. For- all. Interstate sporting, re 'sults and details:...
Camp Gossip And Sport By Your Own Correspondents NAVY Australian Rules [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
And Sport By Your Own Correspondents NAVY Australian Rules .The Navy team had no-match on Saturday. last,, but maintained their, inteiest in the game, and endeavored' to gain a few points by watching i,:the other teams on the Oval. It is hoped that on Saturday next the khowledge obtained will be put to good effect, when ,we meet -the - Buffaloes at I6oo hours. A miatch played against visitors i' gave the coach an opportunity to try out,.some new players and in most cases the .-new -hands shaped very well. Hockey .-The competition has commenced and vwe will no doubt from now on hear quite a lot about the Navy :players. ...
RAIDER'S RAFT MADE IN JAPAN [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
RAIDER'S RAFT MADE IN JAPAN A raft from the Nazi raider. Steiermark was made in Japan, a seaman on a British rescue liner stated. German survivors said that:. They had three other vessels with them. They .had been working in a main trade route, and keeping. "pretty close" to the- Austra lian coastline. They had 300 mines aboard. They had sunk the Austra lian steamer Mareeba-48 men m;ssing. There were 400 people aboard the raider, including prisoners from ships which it had sunk.
ARMY EDUCATION SERVICE Programme for THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11 [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
ARMY. EDUCATION SERVICE Programme for THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11 Larrakeyah ....... ........,....» ... .... . ........ Quiz Winnellie » :...»....»._....»_. Major Plant Emery Point .;..»....... .. Sgt. Wren "BERLIN TO BELGRADE" Oval . . 16 m.m, Films FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12 I~ast Point ... . . Major Plant Elliott Point ,Q....... ..... . 'Quiz Bagot S.... We......... ....m; Sgt. Wren McMillan's .,.....».. ...... ..»......16 -m,m. Films SSATURDAY, DECEMBER: 13. Adelaide River ... «»:.».«». 16 m,m, Films
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
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