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CAMP NOTICES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
CAMP NOTICES Concert programmes temporarily aban doned. Pictures will continue in all camps except Noonamah. Programme for Sunday: Laurel and Hardy in "BLOCKHEADS." Colonel Roscoe Turner in "FLIGHT AT .MIDNIGHT." Programme for Monday and Tuesday: "UNION PACIFIC," News and Shorts. CHURCH PARADES 'Romnan Catholic-Padre Cosgrove East P oint .................................................... O0900 H ours Emery Point ...... ......................... 0900 Hours Vestey's ................................... 0900 Hours Navy-Padre Goy 1000 Hours Church. of Englanc--Vestey's, 0900 Hours O.P.D.-Vestey's .. ................. 0900 Hours Other centres as arranged.
EDUCATION [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
EDUCATION . Many people have told us, both in this war and the last, that we are fighting for civilisation. What does this high sounding phrase mean? Can we really be said to be fighting for an abstraction that is so difficult to define? Clive Bell, in a book called "Civilisation," gives a meaning to the word that makes it a state that is certainly worth striving for. He first sets out to show that any charac teristic that is common to barbarous societies cannot be a distinguishing trait of civilisation. That is sound reasoning and by using, it as a starting point he is able tQ discard at once a whole host of cant. He shows that it cannot mean strength of arms, a high degree of politi cal organisation, a rigid ethical code, religion or any of the other systems which .prejudiced persons or "overn ments may propound. And he shows that it cannot be dependent on luxury and laborsaving devices as the greatest civilisations have existed without these. Clive, Bell thinks that civilisation ...
LUCKY MINER [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
LUCKY MINER Kalgoorlie (W.A.), Friday.- A gashed arm and the loss of his false teeth were -the only injuries sus tained' by VW. Kemp when large pieces of rock in' old Lake View mine crashed down beside him while he was underground. The col lapse of the tunnel wall was'caused by an earth tremor, Which was fol lowed by a distant rumbling. - ·.V -
FRACTURES LEGS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
FRACTURES LEGS Sydney, Saturday, - -Mr. Albert Lane, 68, ex-M.H.R. for Barton, who lives in Westbour'ne Street Bexleey, was knocked down by a car in New South Head Road, Double B1ay, last week. He was taken to St. Vincent's private hospital with both legs frac tured.
ROSEHILL (Sydney) [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
-ROSEHILL (Sydney) TOTE (51-) RACE PLACED HORSES, RIDERS S.P. WIN PLACE £s.d. £ s.d. MAIDEN MAINRAY, 9.2 (Russell) 10-1 2 13 0 14 0 HURDLE Slam, 9.7 (Ryan) 10. 1 - 18 ' 0 I (1/ miles) Kenil Gem, 9.6 (Welsh) 7-4 - 7 6 NURSERY BATTLE DRESS, 7.9 (Mulley) 7-4. 15 9 7 9 Miss Hua, 9.3 (Podmore) 9-10, - 6 3 43/ furs.) Current, 7.10 (Hlckey) 8-1 - 12 3 CORINTHIAN PASTIME, 10.4 (Quinlan) 9-4 15 9 6 0 CUP (1st div.) Grand Bay, 11.11 (Veetch) 5-2. - 7 3 (7 furs.) Fox Luck, 9.7 (Weber) 20-1 - 1 5 6 DUNDAS YARRALLA, 8.9 (McMenamin) , 4-5 9 3 5 9 HANDICAP Grand Fils, 7.7 (Gollogly) 8-1 . - 18 6 (7 furs.) Amiable, 9.1 (Munro) 8-1 - 13 0 DECEMBER DEWAR, 8.10 (Thompson) 3-1 1 2 6 10 6 "HANDICAP Rimvell, 9.8 (Munro) 4-5 - 6 0 (1 mile 3 furs.) Two's Company, 6.10 (Podmore) 7-1 - - CORINTHIAN HEATHER LASS, 9.8 (Veetch) 20-1 13 0 3 3 18 9 CUP (2nd dlv.) Aren't We All, 10.0 (Ryan). 7-1 - 13 9 (7 furs.) Shunteh, 10.1 (Melville) 7-2 - 8 6 CARLINGFORD CONNETTE, 8.13 (Munro) 1-1 11 6 6 3 HANDICAP Thrax, 9.2 ...
HISTORICAL RECORDS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
HISTORICAL RECORDS Canberra, Thursday,-Thie Library Staff of the Cotmmonwealth Parliu ment have taken the irreplaceable historical documents like the Burke anid Wills Diary and the collection of autographs of famous statesmen and( writers from their glass show. cases and placed thetn in fire-proof safes in the strongroonms of the House.
ASCOT (Melbourne) [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
ASCOT (Melbourne) TOTE (5/-) RACE " PLACED HORSES, RIDERS 'S.P. WIN PLACE £ s.d, £ s. d. DELAMERE DAVID SPEAR, 10.1 (McKee) 9-4 16 0 .· 7 0. TRIAL HURDLE Dominex, 10.11 (Watts) 7-2 - 8 0 • (2 mles) Attrated, 9.5 (Callinan) 12-1 - 11.0 MALLACOOTA SANGALLO, 8.9 (McDonald) 5-2 18 6 7 6 - HANDICAP Rosemarine. 8.5 (Dewhurst) '4-1 - 8 6 (1st div.) (6 furs.) Lawlove, 7.0 (Percival) 20-1 - - 1 3 6 MALLACOOTA LAW STUDENT, 8.8 (Breasley) 4-6 8 0 7 0 HANDICAP Philfred, 7.4 (Preston) 6-1 - 8 0 (2nd div.) (6 furs.) Roseate, 7.7 (Gilmore) 20-1 - 1 1 0 PEMBROKE *SON O'VAL, 8.12 (Preston) 5-2 9 6 8 6 TRIAL HANDICAP*KALBAR, 9.0 (Badger) 6-1. 1 0 0 11 6 (Ist div.) (7 furs.) Kynoona, 8.5 (Burgoine) 10-1 - 14 6 LINCOLNSHIRE CHATASAN, 7.11 (Hayes) 8-1 2 19 6 3 6 HANDICAP Unishak, 8.5 (Purtell) 5-4 - 7 0 (6 furs.) Scarlet Toi, 8.6 (Morris) 33-1 - 2 15 0 PEMBROKE. DAVID BANKS, 8.6 (Badger) 5-4 12 0 7 0 TRIAL HANDICAP Star Diamond, 8.2 (Campbell) 15-1 - 2 16 6 (2nd div.) (7 furs.) Sports Girl, 7.12 (Smith)...
NO SUNDAY TRAINS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
NO SUNDAY TRAINS Melbourne, Tliursday.-The Vic torian Railways Department announ ced that all Sunday trains to country stations had been cancelled, and thlat other Sunday train services were to be.reviewed. No special trains would be run for country race meetings, school excursions or picnics. V
RUGBY UNION IN SYDNEY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
RUGBY UNION IN SYDNEY Rugby Union gate receipts last season totalled £4,729 gross, and £2,726 after deduction of all expenses including ground hire. Nett proceeds, which were given direct to patriotic funds, represented an increase of £1,017 on the previous year, and more than doubled the profits from the 1937 matches. Manly Oval provided the greatest revenue from first grade cormpetition games last season, £314; followed by Coogee. Oval, £3b4, and North Syd ney Oval, £303. An additional £791. profit was ob tained from the semi-final, final and grand :final played at North Sydney Oval and ~53 from the semi-final between Eastern Suburbs and .Uni versity at Coogee Oval. -:
Ascot Cup to Sir Richard BREAKS RECORD WITH GREAT RUN IN CLOSE FINISH [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
Ascot Cup to Sir Richard BREAKS RECORD WITH GREAT RUN IN CLOSE FINISH Melbourne, Saturday.-After a a series of defeats, Sir Richard has come good. He followed up his Ballarat..Cup win by tak-, ing the Ascot Cup this afternoon in convincing style from Togo and Prairiedale. There were only necks between the placed horses but Sir Richard defied challenges by Togo and Prairiedale, and scored the most impressive win of his career, He ran the mile and three furlongs in 2-19, which is a course record. The previous best being 2-21! by Zalmon, a Trial horse, last August. Sir Richard started favorite at 7-2, Togo and Insomnia being the only two backed against him. Insomnia ran badly. As usual, Keelie went off with a lead and was in front until the home turn. Horse Killed in Sydney Victress was killed outright when she fell near the judge's box, while compefing in the Maiden Hurdle race at Rosehill yesterday. Jockey Dyer received a sprained .ankle and abra sions,
STAR ATHLETE NOW AIR ACE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
STAR ATHLETE NOW AIR ACE Flight-Lieutenant C. R. Cald well, who shot down five planes in as many minutes in Libya, was an outstanding all-. round athlete and a former pupil of Sydney Grammar School. He won . the Dunn Shield javelin throw in i93o and repre sented at the Australian cham pionships in Melbourne the same year. Caldwell won more than a dozen 'Eastern Suburbs Club ,championships for hurdles, high jump and javelin.
SPORTSMEN'S BATTALION [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
SPOR TSMEN'S BA TTALION Melbourne, Saturday. - Mr. J. Kemp, Chief Officer of the Metropolitan- Fire Brigade,. has called on the sportsmen of Mel bourne to enlist in a sportsmen's Battalion to augment the per manent fire-fiigting services... The volunteers will be trained un der the direction of Mr. Kemp, who warns the sportsmen he wants, that the job will be hazardous work. Cal ling for initiative and courage, this is just, the kind of work that should appeal to men who have excelled on the playing fields. The Premier of Victoria (Mr. Dunstan), is whole-heartedly behind the proposal. He emphasised to-day that the need of such a body was great and urgent. Chief Officer Kemp said: "I can promise the sportsmen nothing but the most hazardous work. It \vill be no sinecure if this city is bombed. "At present I have 280 men avail able for the protection of Melbourne and suburbs. I want 3,ooo,".said Mr. Kemp.
TRACK CYCLING CONTEST TO FORMER STAR [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
TRACK CYCLING CONTEST TO FORMER STAR Melbourne, Saturday.-By showing superb generalship and speed, Jack Walsh N.S.W.), former National Amateur Track Champion, defeated Joe Parmley( Vic.), by two heats to one in their interstate match at North Essendon Board Track this after noon. Parmley won the first heat but could not hold the brilliant Sydney rider in the oiher two. -To-day's meeting, which was fixed for to-night was switched to this afternoon in accordance, with the new regulations prohibiting .night cycling.