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MAYOR OF MANLY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
MAYOR OF MANLY Sydney, Friday.-Alderman R. A. Miller, who lost a leg in the last war, was elected Mayor of Manly at the meeting of the .Manly Council last night. His first official engagement will be to welcome home Lieut. Arthur Cut ler, V.C., of Addison Road, Manly. Alderman J. R. Trenerry will be Deputy Mayor. T'
YOUNG MAN CONVICTED [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
YOUNG MAN CONVICTED Sydney, Friday.-Raymond Doug las (19), an employee in:the Accounts Branch of the Federal Taxation De partment, was convicted in the Cent ral Sunnmmons Court yesterday on a charge of ,having converted to his own use £220/7/9, the property of the Department. He was sentenced to imprisonment for six' months. . .. .. V,
CRASHED INTO HORSE TRAIN [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
CRASHED INTO HORSE TRAIN Melbourne, Thursday. - Three trainers, J. A. Donohoe, E. McGrath and E. Miller and a number of horses were slightly injured when a shunt ing engine with a string of cattle trucks crashed into the rear of a horse train near the Newmarket siding yesterday. Among the horses which had minor injuries were Girshah and Coridgeree. V-.
RAJAH'S VISIT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
RAJAH'S VISIT Melbourne, Thlursday.-The Minis ter for External Affairs (Dr. Evatt), announced that the Rajah of Sara wak (Sir .Charles Vyner Brooke), arrived at =Brisbane yesterday. Dr. Evatt said he had been requested by His Highness that the visit should be regarded entirely as a private one. -° V . .
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
AIR FORCE BOXERS TUNE UP.-The R.A.A.F. Inter-Service boxing tourna ments were held at the Melbourne Stadium last Friday night. Here is the team from No. 1 Engineering School at the Melbourne Showgrounds watching some preliminary practice with their coach, Warrant Officer W. Carruthers.
Boxing RON McLAUGHLIN DEFEATS GEORGE ELLIOT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
Boxing. RON McLAUGHLIN DEFEATS GEORGE ELLIOT SYDNEY, Saturday. - Ron McLaughlin defeated George Elliott on points at Leichhardt Stadium on Thursday night in a hard-punching fight of 12 rounds. Elliott blamred the advice he re ceivled from his corner at the end of the sixth round for his defeat. . Up to that period he had fought well, and had held his own with Mc Laughlin in' a number of spirited exchanges. . --v -
The Laugh In The Dark [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
The Laugh ?n eThk. ark LEONARD ,R;.GRIBBLEA:, A thin, drizzling rain whis ·'1pered along onerof the roads- in - Battersea. -At three o'clock on a May morning the road was de serted., At infrequent intervals a car or lorry bounced over, the , tram points. To the watcher, huddling in the. doorway of a:: shop, it, seemed, as though the traffic lights winking at him from the kerb would never trap a lone car. He watched those lights as eagerly as any hunter inspected his trap lines. Those lights meant liberty . . maybe. For a whole clay, he had concealed' liimself in Battersea, losing himself in 'street-niarlket . throngs, resting among the daffodils and early tulips of the Park, w'atching the children and the police-especially the police. He -was hungry. He was wet.. He was desperate. He was prepared to. take a chance, and a .late travelling car" seemed to his hunger-sharpened wits to be the best chance of all, a chance to .get clear away. He heard the drone of an engine, saw the clippe...
Army News Returns [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
Smy :Newse RietUirns , All thosecin charge of the sel JingL of?Army News "at Canteens .andl;Messes are.. requested to please make their returns of :unsold .copies upon- the receipt of;,thed ,fllowing issue: UnleSs |this is done, we cannot keep an ',;accurate check on-the, number ,,of , copies credited, to ,each sec -tio'n .o . ...If unsold copies :arnre t re Sturned within bone, week of the 'date of publication, they %ill be ,cha'red'.for.. Your;caooperatfon Sis trejtuired .
Read about the East Indies in this vital instalment of Frank Clune's All Aboard For Singapore THE STORY SO FAR [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
Read about the East Indies in= this : vital instalment of Frank .Clune's All-Aboard Eor'Singapere THE STORY SO -FAR This story of the trip by flying boat from Sydney to Singapore has taken us "right away from our "western world," after leaving Darwin,.;and now Frank Clune presents-... ant interesting narrative on the islands of the East Indies-describing-for. us, just what it is that Japan, In, her lust to expand and conquer the Pacific; hopes to gain by waging war on these peaceful isles. Inr the last. instalment Clune told us of the flight from Koe pang to Bima and then to Surabaya. He has just landed in :the latter city, where there are sinister signs of war and preparations, are, being made. Now read on . .. INSTALMENT No'. 15 Arrived at the Oranji Hotel, I was greeted by .the manager, .Mynheer: .Mar tin, an old friend. who had -accommo dated me on my . previous- visit in his sumptuous. ,hostelry.- A squad of smil ing Malay. porters, bare-footed and sarong-clad, ushered the' fly...
ADELAIDE RIVER Lantern Lecture [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
ADELAIDE RIVER Lantern -Lectiire T?he: camp.was recently, enterthir.eAd w.ithi a lanternt lecture'libyi..the Eduica tional ::Officer = of,. Larrakeyath' in ithe :Army'~Mess Hut. ?:,The :programme ?as listened! ',to Avitlikeen intefest by a:ilargei audience ;fromin::all Unriits. The entertainment was most en joyable and instructive throughout. Ducks 'Aplenty' A shootiti :parfy 'had a rare time amongst the, bighgeis' and ducks last week-en d,tivifh thll :result thiiat'idukck were freelyr offered 'about the lines in good time'for' tea. Welcome Returns T?rhe lads of the Oval welcoine'bc; k to, the:fold.their 0.C., Liet~t:. Teedi man,- andl Sgt. Smith. They ']av.e just returneeil'frdm south,'Wvhirer they' have been ?swattingi::up 0ithe latest' methods for the destruction' of enemy aircraft. ?,?We: wonder.:if y,.their ':studies did not,- • wander from: !.;Ballistics rand': Angles" to "Ballets'and :Ankles;!" as their-',conversation -showuithkt. they' have:not.. neglected' the society: 6f t...
OVER 2000 SAVED OFF BIG WARSHIPS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
OVER 2000 SAVED OFF BIG WARSHIPS LONDON, Friday.-More than 2,000 of the 2,700 combined com plement of H.M.S. Prince of Wales and H.M.S. Repulse were saved, it is officially announced. Large numbers of survivors have already arrived at Singapore. Destroyers .escorting the capital ships picked up' most of the sur vivors. The Prince of Wales (35,ooo tons), Britain's newest and most powerful battleship, and the battle-cruiser Re pulse (32,000 tons), .were sunk otn Wednesday of the cast coast of Malaya. Berlin news agency quotes a Tokio report, 'saying that the ships were sunk by "a combined plane and sub miarine attack off Kuantan" (east coast of Malaya, halfway between the Thai border and Singapore). Wave of Bombers The B.B.C. says it is clear from Japanese reports that the Prince 6f Wales and Repulse were attacked by wave after wave of Japanese. bom bers, which continued their attacks until the vessels slowly heeled over and sank, There. are persistent reports that the German pocket-b...
Martial Law In Hawaii [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
Martial Law In Hawaii NEW YORK, Friday.-Martial law has bene proclaimed at Hawaii. The-war-time regulations, including , the blackout, are working smoothly. Among those killed in- action at Pearl Harbor, a Navy an nouncement states, was Rear-Ad miral Isaac Campbell Kidd. SThe Matson liner Lurline (i8,ooo a tons), which sailed from. Honolulu on December 5, carrying 8oo passen gers, has arrived safely at San Fran cisco. The ship was blacked-out, and fol lowed a zig-zag couise.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
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Army News Crossword No. 15 [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
J Army News Crossword No. 15 ACROSS 1 Egyptian sun god 3 Habituated 9 Russian village community 12 Upon 13 Deprive of in habitants 15 What Italian naviator in Engl;n employ made two voyages to North America? 17 Narrow woven band 18 Hebrew name -)r God 19 f'ibre of the - palmyra palmn 20 Step 21 Free of moisture 22 Timid 23 What Scottish engineer devised the sun-and planet gear wheel? 24 Behold I 25 Personal pronoun 26 Ascend 27 Person 30 Circuits 32 Gloss 33 Walk 34 Extinct 35 Therefore 36 Exclamation 37 Future recipient 38 Disease of sheep 39 Monetary unit of Latvia 41 Who was 'the 'founder of Pennsylvania? 42 Anything growing thickly 43 Indian madder 44 Persian fairy 45 Tree 47 What island in the Indian Ocean is separated from. the coast of Africa by the fIozambique Channel? 50 Tbwards 51 Stinging tnsect 52 Who was the famous colla, SOLUTION, TO No. 15 PUZZLE WILL APPEAR NEXT THURSDAY borator of Joseph Addison? 53 Printer's measure DOWN 1 Fabulous bird of Arabia 2 Curse 3 Object o...
New Commander In Libya Major General Ritchie Succeeds General Cunningham [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
Iew Commander I Libya :,Major General Ritchie Succeeds .General Cunningham LONDON, Thursday.-Major-General N. M. Ritchie will succeed Lieut.-General Sir 'Alan Cunningham as commander of the eighth Army in Libya. Aniiouncing, this in the- House of 'Commons to-day,- the Prime. Minister (Mr. Churchill), said that General Cunningham is suffer ing frdni'serious overstrain and has been granted sick leave. With regard to Russia, added Mr. throughout the last war,.spending Churchill; it is already clear that the last three years of it. in. M'eso Hitler has made one' of the ' out- ,potamia and Palestine. While. he' vas .standling ?-blunders in listory. The serving in Palestine, he was r?ifen results so far realised there constitute tioned in despatches and awarded thlie events, of cardiital. importance. in the D.S.O. and M.C. final decision of tlie war. , The Libyan offenlsive 'has not taKen the: course its, autlhors, expected, but it seems :.to-day that General Sir' Claude Auchinleck in all...
DRASTIC NEW WAR MEASURES ANNOUNCED BY PARLIAMENT Night Sport Prohibited No More Late Shopping BIG ARMY CALL-UP [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
RAS;IC N EW WAR MEASURES ANUNOUNCED BY PARLIAMENT Night Sport Prohibitesd No More ,Late :Shopping ýBIG ARMY, CALL.-UP MELBOURNE, ,Saturday.-After a , long, meeting of- the..War Cabinet last.Thursday, Mr. Curtin announced a nIn}ber.of -decisions i had been- made, .which he described as the first instalment.. of .the . complete ,revision, of the, whole Australian econonik d6omestic and IndustriaL. life. '.Mr. Curtin?paid: "I..emphasised that decisions have .been made. w'hey will be put.into affect ·forthwith :and rthey must. be accepted . by the Australian people, for they represent actions that are vital to ours. security as a nation. Fgllowing are 'the 'detailedl decis ions- made by the Federal Govern ment. as "tnnounced. by- ',the,, Prime Minister: "Public Holiday Cut Approyal-: was. given to call,up-im mediately, a considerable number of Army., personnel. for, full time duty' and additional: members of :the Vol unteer Defence Corps. By.. a .proclamation-- issued .on. Thursday nigh...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
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VICTORIA PARK DETAILS South Australian Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
VICTORIA PARK DETAILS South Australian Meeting KINGSWOOD HURDLE (2 miles): THE WATCHER, 9.5 (Air) 1; Dentree, 9.13 (Miller) 2; Tipperary, 9.0 (Gott fried) 3. All started. BETTING:- 5-1, 3-1, 5-1. Tote win, £3/6/-; place, £1/8/-, £1, £6/6/-. MONREITH TRIAL (9 furs.):-DOR MELD, 8.0 (Andrews) 1; By Goom, 8.8 (Bastian) 2; King Syce, 8.8 (Stirling) 3. Scratchings Chief Whip, Doratic. BET TING:-14-1, 10-1 7-1. Tote, win; £16/6/-; place, £6112/-, £2/12/-, £2/10/-. NURSERY HANDICAP (5 furs.): BURGEE, 8.10 (Bastian) 1; Dreamland, B.4 (Carling) 2: Dorinda, 8.1 (Raven) 3. Scratching, Robsorders. BETTING: evens, • 5-1, 12-1. Tote: win, £1/12/-; place £1/4/-, £1/6/-, £41101-. JAMES HALL HANDICAP (!4 miles): RENOWN, 7.13 (Cox) 1; Telemeter, 7.9 (Moyse) 2; Mowale, 9.0 (Leesue) 3. Scratching, Kullgana. BETTING:-7-1, 12-1, 7-1. Tote, win £10/14/-; place, £2/18/-, £4/18/-, £2/14/-. WAYVILLE WELTER (1st div.) (1 mile):-BANKSHAW, 9,13 (Brown) 1;, Baldoyle, 8.0 (Follett) 2; Glamor Lad, 9.1 (Carling) 3. ...