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Court Allows Man To Kill Wild Bull [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
Court Allows Man To Kill Wild Bull Ballarat, Tuesday. - In the Ballarat Court last week, Nor man Langdon Morrison,. farm er, of Navigator '(Vic.), sought San order to destroy a ferocious bull which had entered his land and terrorised his family. 'As the owner- of the bull.had .re fused to eject it, the magistrate gave Morrison authority to de stroy the animal.
FIRST PICTURES TAKEN OF ENEMY RAIDER PRISONERS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
FIRST PICTURES TAKEN OF ENEMY RAIDER PRISONERS ABOVE: Burned on hands and feet, clothing torn, a bandaged survivor from the. Nazib-raider Stelermark, sunk by H.M.A.S. Sydney, is carried ashore. - .. BELOW: Clamboring.over the rescue ship's side on to the wharf, these Germans from the Steiermark were taken to an Australian prison camp. 'GERMIAN RAIDER Steiermark (9400 tonst, which was sunkt by H.M.A.S, Sydney. The Stelermark had a speed of 18...knots....As a raider.ishe. carried six 5.9 guns, two aircraft, and underwater torpedo-tubes, in addition to those .on deck.. She had a complement of 400 men, of' whom 3:o survivors have been picked up. SURVIVORS FROM RAIDER COME ASHORE. While an armed guard stands :.: , ........?? : .. in the background, an officer directs a German prisoner (belongings in arm) 2K A . . from the hatch. ANOTHER of the Nazi pris oners comes ashore. So far no Australians from H.Vr.A.S. Syd ney have been.rescued.. Special Pictures by courtesy Daily Telegral Ih, Syd...
SCRATCHINGS FROM YESTERDAY'S RACES KYNETON (Victoria) [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
SCRATCHINGS FROM : YESTERDAY'S RACES KYNETON (Victoria) TRIAL HURDILE:-Fairy Glass, Pan acea; MAIDEN HANDICAP (1st div.): Dealala, High Stepper, Yarrandandy, Naiad,Last Ashore; MAIDEN HANDICAP (2nd div.):-Anotlar, Sedately, Pom pous, Frill Girl, Top Court; SUMMER HANDICAP:-Deliberate, Miss Jemima, Epigram, Miss Rosita, Rosela, Berry, Petit Blue, Pompous; NOVICE HANDI CAP:-Ruby, Car, Duena: WELTER HANDICAP: - Beaufiler; ENCOURAGE HANDICAP:-Via Beam, Tremalo, Pan owry, Te Karere. KENSINGTON .(Sydney) . FLYING HANDICAP: - Canivasser, Status; FOURTEEN-TWO HANDICAP: Bullawa, Ray; "TRIAL' STAKES :-Mags man, Prince Edward.
WARNING OF AIR RAIDS ON LONDON [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
WARNING 'OF, AIR IRAIDS ON LONDO N LONDON, Tuesday.--Speaking at Newcastle: last Saturday; the, Secre tary. for Air (Sir :Archibald Sinclair), warned the'people' of Tyneside to ex pect heavy German bombing raids this iwinter. He was confident, on the other hand, that Britain's anti-air craft defences would take heavy toll of 'enemy raiders. Sitice the outbreak of war anti-air craft gunners alone had destroyed over 600 German aircraft.
PARLIAMENT TO MEET NEXT TUESDAY Fighting Forces At Battle Stations: Further Mobilisation Of Manpower CABINET'S CURTAILMENT OF PLEASURES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
S T TESDA 0 MEET"*'- y PARLAMEN Fighting. Forces At Battle Stations: Further Mobilisation Of Manpower CABINET'S CURTAILMENT- OF PLEASURES: Melbourne, Wednesday:- The, Prime Minister has .announced that by a decision -of= the. Fedeiral Cabinet; Pailiamentý will be called together at Canberra next Tuesday. Assurances were given by Mr. Curtin and the Service Ministers. that the. fighting forces were now rallat their- battle-stations';-- The War Cab-. inet has decided to make further mobilisation of manpower, but the num. ber of 'imen to'be' called up-is being kept secret: War was formally declared with Japan at 5 o'clock: yebterd1hy"'after noon.,- .Since then, many major,-decisiotis ,b.hearing.on theWivr' in the Pacific have been reached by the War Cabinet. and the Full .Cabinet.: .. " One of the first; decisions was the,. cancellation: of leave: for' all members .of :the fighting: forces. This was followed by a airection that plans be drawn up for the expansion of the present partial ...
BRITAIN'S INCREASING PRESSURE IN LIBYA Strong Attack Clears Enemy From Sidi Rezegh Area [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
:BR IT LAINS INCREA SING P.. RESSURE IN LIBYA :Strong ?Attack: Clears .Enemy From Sidi Rezegh Area London, .Wednesday.-Throughout the .whole .battle. area British pressure is steadily increasing, reports to-day's Cairo communique. At, SidL Rezegh our :patrols foundi i8 modern German tanks and much abandoned equipment, .An:enemy detachment: at -Bardia .was, shelled and ground :forces destroyed. two ..enemy. dive, bombers," it says. The military, spokesman in Cairo to-dcay said. that the 'bulk of. the re maining. German tank force was en gaged- in battle with British. tanks to'tlie north bf. El ,Gubbi."':Early re ports. ,'saidc that:: the..British appeared to..be successful, but the full result of the hlieay fighting was 'not known. The spokesman added that.the'.Ger-. man' columns which were recently on the, Capuzzo road had now been withdrawn. "Our influence is growing in the ,Sidi" 'Rezegh area," he. said, "'where there are no .German for tified positions. We are pre dominant .in: t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
AUSTRALIA'S BEST H.ON ES CO. (SYDNEY)PT H. JONES & CO. (SYDNEY) ?PT LTD. CAMP 'NOTICES CINEMA THURSDAY-VESTEY'S "THE EARL OF CHICAGO" Robert Montgomery, Edward Arnold News and Shorts FRIDAY-=-WINNELLIE ..."BLOCKHEADS" Laurel and Hardy "'FLIGHT AT MIDNIGHT'" Phil Regan, Jean Parker, Col. Roscoe Turner News SATURDAY-LARRAKEYAH Same as Friday SUNDAY-VESTEY'S Same as Friday CONCERTS- . * Owing to the present situation the Concert Parties will be. abandoned, until further notice. i CHURCH SERVICES Roman Catholic-Padre Cosgrove East 'Point ........................................ ..... 0700 Hours Emery Point .............................. .. J.0.0 Hours *DAIWINJ "PRESBYTERIAN-METHODIST CIIIUSTIAN ENDEAVpR . SOCIETY S EMethodist Church, Knuckey Street A cordial welcome is given: to all members of the Defence Forces at the young people's meetidg each:Tuesday at 8 p.m. Bright dinging, interesting topids, open discussions-Chrstian- Fel-. oW ip,accept .this as?a personal, invitation. \...
BIG CRIME WAVE FEARED AFTER WAR [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
BIG CRIME WAVE *FEARED AFTER WAR According to an Adelaide police authority a post-war depression would almost certainly lead to a wave of crime. , Present high wages for youths has led to an increase in drunkenness among juveniles."' Lack of religious training is another: factor associated with the outbreak of pilfering. It was' pointed out that big crime was at its peak in Adelaide during: the last depression. Unemployment led to robberies and safe-breaking." If. there- were. a post-,war depression this would, occur again,. '!The average maii only :wants a job-. to keep him: occupied .and - - enough money, to feed his family, and he I will go straighti,' said one authority. 'There are still some down-and-out..petty thieves who will never be corrected, but. they are few",.... It was reported from England- that the Chief Constable :of -Oxford, (Mir. T. E. S. Johnston) had expressed coticern about the later effect of pres ent high wages for juveniles. "Many youths between the-ages of ...
RACEHORSE DIES FROM SNAKE BITE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
RACEHORSE DIES FROM SNAKE BITE Mr. "Mortimer Alison" suffered a severe loss when his three-year-old gelding, Korumburra, died from the effects of snakebite when spelling at Deer Park. Korumburra .was bred by his owner, and was a half-brother by Valiant Chief to the steeplechasers Black Hook and Dongola,.with whom Mr. "Alison" won'r several races. Although' Koiumburra had' not raced he had shown considerable promise and had.been schooled over jumps since he was a two-year-old. , He displayed aptitude for jumping, when. his 6wner had high hopes of winning. good jumping races with him. - - .? . . .
EQUAL AMOUNT OF BEER, FRUIT JUICE FOR TROOPS To Assist Fruitgrowers [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
EQUAL AMOUNT OF BEER, FRUIT JUICE FOR TROOPS To 'Assist Fruitgrowers Adelaide, rWednesday.-To assist fruitgrowers to dispose of their surplus apples, pears, grapes, and citrus fruits, efforts are being made to stimulate the consumption of fruit drinks. Mrs, Weber, rM.L.A.. (S.A.), said that the deputation from the Austra' lian Temperance Union;, :which watted on the 'Army Minister ,(Mr. Forde) 'at Canberra last =week, had urged that for every shipiload of beer sent to Australian troops abroad an equal quantity of fruit drinks should be forwardced. . • . -Mr. Forde had stated in i-eply; that this could be arranged by- him on his own .authority and without reference to Cabinet.:.:,- i . -He-:has also expressed- personal, ap proval of the. suggestioni;= and.:Mrs.: Weber. said she was hopeful that it wouldl be carried out.. TTlis would inaterially help the growers to 'dis pose'of- their. surplus. R Recently Mrs. Weber, said ,that Comrimonwealth and State govern ments had.been asked to s...
KENSINGTON (Sydney) [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
KENSINGTON (Sydney): TOTE (5/-) RACE PLACED HORSES, RIDERS S,P. WIN PLACE £ s. d, . sod. ENCOURAGE PRECISE, 7.11 (Mulley) 8-1 - 114 9 STAKES Questionable, 7.2 (A. Thompson) 12-1 - 13 0 (1 mile) Victress, 7.9 (O'Donnell) 33-1 - 2 13 9 FLYING POSTMAN, 7.9 (Young) 14-1 - 1 6 6 HANDICAP Camsion, 7.11 (Terrill). 14-1 - 8 6 1st div. (54 furs.) Session, 9.7 (Cook) . 7-4 - 2 6 FLYING BRUCE WOOD, 8.10 (Cook) 4-7 - 5 9 HANDICAP Monte Cristo, 8.10 (McCarten) 9-2 - 5 0' 2nd div. (5> furs.) Miss Pentheus, 7.12 (Fellows) 16-1 - 13 0 FOURTEEN-TWO MAJORCA, 9.6 (Cook) 3-1 - 8" 6 HANDICAP Victor Bruce, 7.0 (Charman) 10-1, - 12 6" (5 furs.) Kentucky, 9.0 (Mulley) 4-3 - -' TRIAL ANGUS, 8.6 (Bartle) 4-1 - 1 0 6 STAKES Irak, 7.12 (Mulley) 8-1 - 7 6 1% miles) Thunderclap, 7.9 (Cook) 9-2 - 8 0 THREE-YEAR-OLD METALOFF, '7.4 (Morsillo) 33-1 - 5 3 3 SHANDICAP The Hlussy, 8.0 (Darke) 5-1 - 5 3 1st div. (5% furs.) Thrax, 9.4 (Lester) 15-1 - 9 0 THREE-YEAR-OLD STERRIS, 9,2 (McMenamin) 4-5 - 7 9. HANDICAP Marc...
All Aboard For Singapore [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
All Aboard For Singapore By FRANK CLUNE In the last instalment the author told us all about the trip from Darwin to Koepang, describing the strategical position of the Portuguese island of Dilli, on which Japan so recently acquired a tooting for an air base. This week Frank Clune tells us more about these so impollant islands of the East Indies-especially now that we are at war with' Japan. This story of the 10,000 mile trip by flying boat trom Sydney to Singapore is now of vital interest to all of us. Don't miss reading it. Cleopatra 'droned again, then roared and smoothly climbed from Koepang Bay at 9.15 a.m. (Timor time) on her ever-westering hustle.. Beyond the blue horizons the beckon ing horizons were. bluer,.as we. started our flight above the :isles of the Indies which- stretch fora 1800 miles between' Koepang apd. Singapore, like the skele ton of a fnighty dragon with its' back broken. · We. are traversing. the southern, chain:of the 'Indies, comprising the isles. of Timor,...
Man In The Middle [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
Mar In The ?Middle (By Mark Hellinger) Tim- could talk-but- he had, never quite mastered the trick of stopping. His listeners sorretimes started backing politely away, mumbling timid "so longs," while he was get ting his second wind. But they seldom got more than a step or two before Tim button-holed them and finished his story. At the moment, Tim had Otto Schmidt on the spot-good old Otto, with whom Tim had gone to school. It was 'evening, and Otto was .on his wa'y home. And fast, too. For Otto had a -wife who always had a mnad on. She'd hit liim with a mop just for luck. And if any thing in the world made her posi tively screeching mad, it was Otto trooping in a few minutes late for dinner. So it was Otto's luck to meet Tim at a time like that; On his way home swiftly, hoping that his lovely little wife would be less angry than usual. And he meets Tim on the corner. And Tim grabs his lapel and starts to sob. Otto pats his shoulder. Arid Tim regains control after. a super-human str...
ARMY BERRIMA Camp Improvements [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
ARMY BERRIMA Camp Improvements Although only a fortnight has elapsed, the Berrima lads have made an astounding improvement to the appearance and comfort of their camp. Under the very capable direc- &nbsp; tion and craftsmanship of Bdr. "Stocky" Robertson, assisted by his two bush carpenters, benches, shelves, seats, cupboards, etc., have appeared as from nowhere-and his great pride, an A1 butcher's shop, complete with hooks and bench. Experienced road builders were next called for, and within a week Storey Avenue, Collier's Crossing, Heyman Highway and Dolphin &nbsp; Drive were reported to be in first class condition by visiting truck drivers. Sport IDespite the, fact :that:-the majority of.their team.was new to soccer, Ber i'ima ptit tip a good show, to go dlown 3-0 to lFanny Bay on Saturday. Un able to'. forget their: favorite game SLeague--matly free kicks were given aw'ay, throtigh ha hdling of the ball. HoVwever,, call again; Fanny .Bay? PARAP TOPICS Hockey As '...
SUDDEN DELUGE RUINS FRUIT CROPS Heavy Damage Caused In Half-hour Hailstorm [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
SUDDEN DELUGE RUINS FRUIT CROPS Heavy Damage Caused In Half-hour Hailstorm Fruit crops were razed, fowls killed, windows smashed, and houses damagedin a half-hour hailstorm at .lladulla during last week. The hailstorm was immediately followed by a big waterspout a mile out to sea, Ulladulla is near 'Milton, and I~o miles south of Sydney. Theli ailstorin.\vhich began: at 4.30 P.11. on Thursday last, extended to B3urrill Lake, three miles 'south of Ulladulla, but other townships near Ulladulla were not affected.. "The hailstones were half an inch in diameter at Ulladulla," said Miss Zella Fitch, one of the residents. BODY'FOUND IN POOL Sydney, \'Vednesday.-The body, ol Albert Friend, 8, of Mitchell Street Matraville, has been found in a 1)601 of.:water in a: disused.. ,uary,, eat Anzac Parade, .La-P~' rotse W "Wheii taken from the water. he lfailed tc respond , to artificial respiration methods. HONOR FOR A.I.F.: MAN. Brisbane, Tuesday.-Dr. F. VW. Whitehouse, formerly lecturer in geol...
RAIDER SURVIVORS CLAIM TORPEDO SANK SYDNEY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
RAIDER SURVIVORS CLAIM TORPEDO SANK SYDNEY German surviyors from the raider Steiermark (9400 tons), renamed Kormoran, which was in action with H.M.A.S. Sydney, claim that the Sydney. was sunk by a torpedo. Some survivors landed in:boats and rafts on the Western Australian coast and others were picked up by a Britisher liner. The survivors picked up by th!e liner were rescued on November 23, 250 miles from .Fremantle, and brought to an Australian port. Sailors in the liner's crew said that some of the survivors stated that the action with the Sydliiney took place on Noivember 19; others gave November 22 as the date. Members of the liner's crew,/lid not believe the action could have taken place on November, 19. Lured Within Range They pointed out that none of, the survivors they had picked up had a heard, and, therefore, could .not have been adrift for four days between November r9 and 23. The Germans also claimed that the Sydney was lured to. within torpedo range .'.of the raider, wh...
WOMAN CYCLIST BREAKS WORLD RECORD [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 December 1941
WOMAN CYCLIST BREAKS &nbsp; WORLD RECORD Telegrams received in Adelaide on Monday from Perth state that Miss Pat Hawkins, the 20-year-old Austra- lia woman cyclist, up to the 43rd week had, registered 36,520 miles up to Saturday. She began on Februtary 1 last, an attempt to cycle 36,500 miles in 12 months. The woman's 12- months' world record is 29,607.3 miles, held by the English cyclist, Mrs. Billie Dovey. Miss Hawkins is now 11,372.9 miles ahead of the total for 12 months. As Miss Hawikins was finishing on Saturday, she fell while trying to avoid a car and slightly injured her back, and will have to rest for some clays.