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ALL BLACK KILLED [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
ALL. BLACK KILLED Auckland, Friday.-Captain A. W. Wesney, who visited Australia with the All Blacks football team in 1938, has been killed in'action in the Mid .de East. He was also a pr6minent cricketer. He played with the" New Zealand' Army teanim against South Africa in the Middle East.
SEQUEL TO STRIKE BY CYCLISTS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
SEQUEL TO STRIKE BY CYCLISTS Entire board of Cycle Arenas, Ltd., resigned. during the week, and a new election was held. This was a sequal to the refusal of prominent riders to race, at the Arena track as reported in last issue of Army News. It was decided.to restrict the board of management to three members. Messrs. B. W. Furse, P. A. McPher son and A. W. Todd were elected. Mr. Pat McHugh was appointed manager. V-~
TEST FOR RESPIRATOR Tremendous Possibilities Of Latest Invention SYDNEY MAN'S EXPERIENCE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
TEST FOR RESPIRATOR Tremendous Possibilities Of Latest Invention } SYDNEY MAN'S EXPERIENCE A new respirator which has just been invented in Sydney is claimed as having great possibili. ties in the reviving of people suffering from gas poisoning or the apparently drowned. "It may revolutionise methods of artificial respiration," said the super intendent of Ciinterbury'-13ankstownii Amnbulance (Mr. Roy Olen), when referring to it. "1 think it has tremendous possi bilities. in reviving. people suffering from gas poisoning andll drowning. "It should also be valuable for Arniy doctors treating shock cases." The respit'ator was invented by Mr. W. J. Lawrence, lecturer in Physiology at Sydney Uiiversity. - It was used for the first tinie on John Hannon, C8, of Dennis Street Lakemba, who was found one day last week, apparently dead .from gas poisoning. Ambulance officers, using the. Lawrence respirator and artificial resuscitation, revived Hannon in 30 minutes. HeI was taken to Canterbury H...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
3MAP-SHfOWS' MAIN POINTS in the Pacifir. (1)? Hawaii;:. Jap bombers began the ,war b.re wit?, terrhifc, bomrting of great U.S. base. (2) Guam: Japanese raiders came do}n almost to'grouid']e el oi thie loriely U.S,4 outpost. The ,baset was prgctially.: destrbyed. (3) Naurua erid OCe nl Islatilds nly: 2,510 mriitlel '-nori'th??t of Sydnie:- bombed by JapahegSe: (4)' Singapore' Japanese. bid tq, gaspi ke one o? iBritaip's ..Western Pacific. defences, .,(5),Bangkok: Thailand's resistance k'thas en' ed. Japara ?b reported in 'soUth. Thailand; ··.-. .. f 'f · rr ' · ·r " ..-.c .1 * · *· -··- I.-· T· .E: -·· ·~~l· ~ ·r .,. ·.L ·... ·-, I 1
FAILS TO GET HUGE HOARD [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
FAILS TO GET HUGE HOARD Momentarily, . the hoard of Sydney's most notable miser hangs legally suspended between the Public Trustee and Mr. Mc Kell, as Treasurer of New South Wales. The Royal Prince Alfred Hospital did not succeed in convincing the Chief Judge in Equity that the fund should pass to that institution. When Martin Edward Burke, a re tired Post Office official, died at Royal Prinite.Alfred Ho.spital in 1923, he was believed to be a pauper, but, in fact, left assets which now amount to. about £5o,ooo. These have since remained in the hands of the Public Trustee, who look possession. Claims Resisted The Royal Prince Alfred Hospital then intervened, and on the matter coming on for further consideration, claimed to be entitled to the fund by virtue of a section of the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Act providing that all tunclaimed moneys of persons dying in the hospital passed to the institutioti. The Public Trustee, however, re sisted the claim on the ground that the Public ...
Submarine Scare On Manly Ferry [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
Submarine Scare: On Manly Ferry Passengers and crew of the Manly ferry . Balgowlah one night last - week mistook a whale for a submarine. The Balgowlah was passing the heads on its way to Manly when a dark shape was seen in the water. The captain stopped the vessel. Passengers and crew rushed to the side of the boat and peered into the darkness. A searchlight from shore re vealed the "submarine" to be a whale.
Factory Employment Shows Big Increase With Total Of 692,000 Workers [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
Factory Employment Shows Big Increase With Total Of 692,000 Workers Employment in Australian factories has now reached the all-time record of 692,000, Trade and Customs, Minister -(Senator Keane) said in a radio talk from Melbourne last week. "This compares with 387,000 in 1933-34," he added. "The ,myth that Australia is pire doininantly ant agricultural, country, with little possibility of developing heavy industries to world standards, has vanished after two years of war. "'Factories total 26,94I, and the people directly or indirectly con cerned: in Australian. manufac turing enterprises probably total more than 3,5oo,oco. "They have become vital adult fac tors not:otily in the defence. of. the' Coinmmoiiwealth, but in the assistance they. are giving. to Great -Britain and her Allies." Thel Labor Party's "unflinching ad lherence" for 40 years -to a fiscal policy of. essential protection was re sponsible for the sound foundations upon which Atistralian - industry was based, Senator...
R.A.A.F. IN THICK OF BIG BATTLE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
THICK. OF BIG BATTLE ' SINGAPORE. - Australian -pilots definitely struck the first blow against the Japanese' in-the defence of Malaya. This hap pened ,in -the early hours of last Monday morning. The first pilots from Kota 'Bharu, 'Malaya's nort~hernmost ,:aerodromes .near .the. Thailandaborder, have re turned to Singapore after making, magnificent efforts to prevent jandings from . Japanese trans ports on .the. beaches ;at Kota Bharu.: The pilots were reluctant to talk about their own efforts. But their story adds a splendid :page to the history of the Royal :'Australian -Air Force. .:,.R,A.F..and R.A,A.F. reconnaissance from Kota Bharu first revealed, after a report from shore defenders and Indcian; tioops, that. the Japanese were attempting to land from barges. O'..?ne of the` R.A.A.F. pilots said: "We were unable to stop the land ing, we were only able to reduce' the number of Japanese making for the ;shore." The Indian' regiments had the biggest job, fighting in the jungle." Lo...
NO COMIC THIS ISSUE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
NO COMIC. THIS ISSUES To-day there is no free color comic.:with your Army ,News., Our supplies failed to: arrive'. froin the south. ;Everything possible was done to ;speed the delivery .of the. comics for you, but .we regret to state that they are still= "somewhere on the way."'
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
SUN BATH for a beautiful maiden. The Sun favors the young and beauti ful. and this lovely film starlet smil ingly returns the compliment. Holly wood beach lovers like the satin lastex suit she wears (and so do we), because it keeps its colorful gleam both in and out of the water.
Prime Minister Consults With Mr Fadden [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
Prime Minister Consults With Mr Fadden Melblourne, Saturday.-When the Prime Minister' (Mr. Curtin) reached Victoria Barracks yesterday morning, he summoned the Opposition Leader (Mr. Fadden) to an informal confer ence of -Service Ministers and other members of the War Cabitiet. Mr. Curtin has. decided to. use the services of Mr. Fadden in a continu ous consultative' capacity. Ie will relieve Mr. Curtin of a great deal 'of work and has promised that his colleagues in the Advisory War Council will assist in a similar way if necessary. This use of the Opposition services is unprecedented in Australian poli tical history. For practical purposes there will now be only one party in the Federal Parliament.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
:.AC KNoWWLEIGMENT Army News thaiiks the follow lng for' sppplying material ,and granting. 'permission .to:; publish various nqws'items, pictures and leatures: iThe Australian .Associated ]iess, fori Aiustralian arid over seas.,news. Daily Telegraph ;and Sunday Telegraph.. Sydney.. or news- ... .pictures Jok . cartoons, : other illustrations, The Sun News-Pictorial, ;Mel bourne, -for"','Bldey pind` Curley," and ~news' pictures,. Daily " Mirror, .Sydney, for. photos `'and' short story ~llustra tlons. i The Advertiser and The News, Adelaide, ,for last minute piews , and "plqtures. , The. Yuiffa. Syndiciite,,. Sydney, . 'for, the-.crosswordi puzzle.' .. : Mr. Frank Clune, for the serial storyu.; '. MrIr. - Alan Foley for short - stories. For all Interstate sporting re sults and,details:- .. Daily Telegraph and Sun day' Telegrah, Sydney -The Herald; Melbourne; Tlhe t;ourier SMlll and Sunday' ,Mail, Bris- i bane; The News and The Mail, ,Adelaide; The - Sunday Times, ' gPrth; and The MeYc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
URS R I:. u,.tOO+ , rr youo? O-e TON// '. On. humid .summer ,days when IODEX penetrates deeply, hills ysy.. with ,, housework, shopping. the germs and quickly soothes and' Rarhaps an afternoon's tennis, heals the raw, Infected tissues. your feet get steamy and moist. These are the conditions under which, Surfer's Foot.germs thrive, feed and spread.. Doctors say 60%/ are inf?ected in summer. Many' are carriers leaving infection Don a tr' It tghtly-ist . i In ? .throoums, surf, club and a renal burn. IfloSX w.ll dressin-rooms. Look between quirkly penotraaea deeply your toes every, night and apply - and a lnothcl and heat ahn IODEX at' the first sign of' soren- deansar,,ln/am, in ctl e tissue. ness or white, moist, pulpy skin. h jse &lre h ondii osnd .r V -;y3 S~rf,
Free French Defend Pacific Islands [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
Free French iefend Pacific rIslands Immediate steps were taken for ?he defence of the Free, French is lands in the Pacific when the Free Fre'nch declared -war , on - Japan. on 'tiesday. ,"ýl ihedefence-nmeasures iapply mainly `to Noumea, "aiid to Tahiti" and the saids surroundling it. ivi'In Noumea more than Itooo Japan Sese: ere :ro.nded.,up and .placed in concent.ration .carnps. SThere` are about r,5o o Japanese- in 6tiumeai.;Most of thent are laborers ih nickel' mines.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
AUSTRALIA'S PROCLAMATION of war against Japan being read in Melbourne last Tuesday, by the Secretary of the Prime Minister's Department (Mr. Strahan). Oth ers in the picture are the Army.Minister (Mr. Forde), the Prime Minister (Mr. Curtin), and the Governor-General Lord .Gowrie). The proclamation was issued by IFord Gowrie at the request of King George -VI.-Department of Information photo.
MOTOR SHIP TRAVELS UNDER SAIL [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
MOTOR SHIP TRAVELS. UNDER SAIL By bringing a big motor ship nearly iooo miles into an Austra lian port under sail, a British cap tain has just performed one of the most wonderful navigation feats of the war. Following a serious engine-roomt breakdown, sails were rigged on the mast, and when the freighter ap peared off port, it looked like a clumsy throw-back to the day of sails. The captain was in command of the twin-screw motor ship. When nearly two days out from an Australian port one engine broke down. " The ship's engineer reported no chance of having repairs done at the port they' had just left, and the other engine was barely,. sufficient to give the freighiter steerage way. All hands were set to work on spare canvas and timber to rig sails on the main and fore masts . These were rigged, and the freighter lurched along in reasonably good weather with occasional head winds. The captain was delighted to find his speed stepped up from 21 knots under the one engine' to 6& ...
Cricket ASSOCIATION BANS INTERSTATE GAMES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
Cricket ASSOCIATION BANS INTERSTATE GAMES Acting . on suggestions made by the Victorian, South Austra lian, and Queensland Cricket As- sociations, the executive, com mittee of the New South Wales Association will, at a meeting on Monday night, recommend that interstate matches be abandoned for the season. The Victorian Cricket Association wrote to New South Wales, and tele grams were receivred fromtSouth Aus tralia and Queensland. The three associations suggested the abandon ment of the interstate matches. SYDNEY, GRADE GAMES Petersham, 285 and 5-37 defeated Wes tern Suburbs, 267; Manly, 192 and 116 defeated Waverley, 171 and 2-79; Glebe, 7-265 defeated North Sydney, 83 and 103; outright; .Mosman, 2-371 (dec.) defeated Balmain, 187 and 8-94: St. George, 304 defeated Randwick, 196 and 7-61; Cum berland, 8-319 defeated Marrickville, 136 and 8-44; Northern Districts, 262 defea ted Paddington, 191 and 7-99; University, 298 lost to Gordon, 7-571 . Best bowling figures:-O'Reilly; 6-33; Ch...
DISAPPEARANCE OF WORKMATE WHILE ON JETTY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
DISAPPEARANCE OF WORKMATE WHILE ON JETTY -Unusual circumstances are con nected with the disappearance of John Gamlin (3o), an employee of the Broken Hill Proprietary Co. Ltd., who has not been seen since he was working on a plat form on the Rapid Bay (S.A.) Jetty last week. Gamlin is pre sumed to have been drowned. Although two employees were working only io ft. away fromt Gam lin, they neither saiw nor heard any thing of their workmate after 4 o'clock on the afternoon of the day he was missed. Gamlin was working on, the No. 3 nmotor house from' a steel platform 2o ft. by1 i ft. on the side of the jetty; There was no railing round the platform;. At 4 p.m. two of his workmates who were working on the other end of the plIatform about io ft. away were talking to' him. Soon afterwards they missed hitm. Walked. Back. They th6ught .that he, must have walked back up the jetty. After the men knocked off, .Gamlin was not at the car which usually took them to their shack. It was then realised...