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YESTERDAY'S SCRATCHINGS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
YESTERDAY'S SCRATCIIINGS Horses scratched from Sydney and Melbourne races, yesterday were. s fol 19ws: SYDNEY:- NURSERY HANDICAP: Operath, Dinkum Aussie, Antelope. COR INTHIAN CUP (1st div.): Levraut Cad ger. DUNDAS HANDICAP: Nightbeam, ?hrax. Gundagal. CARLINGFORD MILE: Tetreen, MELBOURNE :-MALLACOOTA HAN DICAP (2nd div.): Mr. John, Reg. PEM BROKE TRIAL (1st Div.) Deliberate, .Scyras, Ermelin, PEMBROKE TRIAL (2nd div.) Tunic 'Duena. ASCOT CUP: Strategy. BERKELEY WELTER: Thuna, Manurere, Manpower,
Camp Gossip And Sport By Your Own Correspondents NAVY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
And Sport By;: Your Own i? Correspondents Coonawarra, Calling ,After: beinig lockedtlin deadly corn-' bat with Faniny1Bajy for 65 minutes on the ; previ6us-. Sunday; with no score appearing- ?on"' the boaitd; the' ,,Coonawarriors-their-r staying blood beiiig made manifest 'iti the. closing stages-?von this .seCtion of the knck-out 'hockey'`cohipii.' lst Sunday. .'Btit ndt.by iruchll "'Trhe s'olita y goal for 'tle day wvas bagg'el by'""Pistoti Legs" McAndrewv ab6iit five ihinutes :?':befdore time; .: r:Th'e. fact..that .bnly-,one':goal'twas score'dl'in neatlyivtwo hotirs'of "play ... beee i'' the' ".Warridrs" ;and -their .i.- wdttlt"hoPloonentS-"isLA?irple! testiinmbny to the closeness of the struggle:' ,>..,tDespite I'their .success,-the "War riorslt', .,usualPstarv"perforflein's were ,:off :their' ;respective' games:' '. Wlhilst ",,it, .could .nevery~be'i'sald-of" captain' coacli; Turbill tthat~hbe:. played:'aa bad .-...,game at- centie-half;..he-, did " not re veal: his'usiiu'h...
Ordnance Social Club Xmas Tree [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
Ordnance Social &nbsp; Club Xmas Tree Toys and balloons, cake, fruit sweets, gallons of lemonade, bright dance band music, games and com petitions all added to the enjoyment of the kiddies at the Christmas tree staged by the Ordnance Social Club in the Recreation Hall, Larrakeyah yesterday afternoon. Children of Army and Navy men enjoyed the proceedings to the full and rushed forward eagerly as their names were called to receive from Father Clristmas, a parcel containing really valuable toys. &nbsp; The tree with its precious burden dominated the scene of scampering children and tables piled high with tempting dainties. Officiating were Sgt.-Major Geo. Loxton (President) Sgt.-Major Pat. Thomas (Secretary) and Sgt. Ray Batholls (Treasurer) Pte Bill Duffy was a good Father Christmas. &nbsp; : _ ,. . _ . . - . _ .
MISSING GIRL [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 14 December 1941
MISSING GIRL Sydney, Saturday.—Dr. Francis Brown Craig, of Edgecliff Road, Woolahra, has notified the police that he intends within the next few days renewing for the fifth time the offer of a reward of £2oo for informa- tion that will lead to the whereabouts becoming known of his daughter, Miss Lucy Brown Craig, 21, who has not been seen since April 12, 1940, &nbsp;
Camp Gossip And Sport By Your Own Correspondents NAVY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
And Sport By Your Own Correspondents INAVY Australian Rules Football Navy met Buffaloes in the thitrd round of th,e football comnpetition on Saturday last, but` were unable to slidw. the forni displayed in l'the pre vious games. With several sharp thrusts Buf faloes torpedoed Navy and "the boys in blue' were in a sorry plight when the final bell tolled, leaving them on t'he le6iftsid'e by 47 'points. Final scores: Buffaloes 17 goals, 13 behinds, 115 points. defeated Navy io goals, 8 behinds, 68 points. Goal kickers: McDonald 5, Bott 2, O'Neil 2, r Crippin 1. . Best players were South, who dom inated the: centre, Dayian, O'Neil, Crippif, MdDonald, Graham and Owen. ARMY BAGOT Chaplain :Sneddon's departure for iEastert- Cotnmarid this wdek was a regrettable 'loss to. the Unit. His work in the Utiit wvaS appreciated by all. Miss N. MacfaiTa'ne was also an other` to leave' Darwin ,for. duty with tlie: A:IF. We all vwish her the best iof luck. Recently one of the M.O.'s ap proached an ord...
COMPENSATION PLANS Provision Of Pensions For A.R.P. Workers [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
COMPENSATION PLANS Provision Of Pensions For A.R.P. Workers " Members of approved Civil Defence organisations who are injured while undergoing train ing, have been brought under a compensation scheme established 'by regulatiohs gazetted at Can berra on Monday night. The scheme will be administered by the Repatriation Cominnission. Benefits to be provided for a Civil Defence volunteer totally incapaci tated are a petsion of £4/4/- a fort night for himself, 36/- a fortnight for his wife, and 15/- a fortnight for each child under' t6 years. Propor tionate rates of pensioIns are pro vided for volunteers who are partly incapacitated while on duty. , If a volunteer is killed on duty,. his -wife will receive a pension of 47/- a foirtpight, or if she has in her charge, -a dependent child of a volunteer, or if her circumstances otherwise justi fy it, she may be paid up to £4/4/ a fortnight. In addition, a pension of i5/- a fortnight is provided for each child of a volunteer killed on duty un...
ADMITTED TO BAR [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
ADMITTED. TO' BAR Adelaide, Monday.-Miss Sesca Ross Anderson, of Eaton Street, Malvern, was admitted to the bar by the Full Court on Saturday. She was presented by Miss Dorothy C. Somerville under whom she had served her articles. Miss Anderson is the first law clerk admitted to the Bar who had served her arlicles under a woman practitioner.
NEW FRONT NEEDED Will Turkey Be Hitler's Next Victim? [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
NEW FRONT -NEEDED Will, Turkey: B$ Hitler's .Naext ,Victim? London, Monday.--The fact that the Red armies on' a 50o mile front, from, Tikhvin to Yelets, are advanc ing, recapturing scores of villages and clriving back 51 German divisions in various stages of retreat; is evi dence of the magnitude of the Rus sian victories, but there is no disposi tion in London to regard thie German army as decisively defeated. On the contrary it is .realised that Hitler, under his miilitary alliance with Japan, is obviously faced with the obligation to open another front. It is suggested that under the pre text of. a Winter holl-up of the Rus "sian campaign, lie is likely to with draw some land and air forces from the Eastern' front. Whether as some commentators sug'gest, the passage of a week with out Germany staiging a spectacular new blow indicates the loss of initi ative, is doubtful. One anticipated new adventure. is toward Gibraltar, and another appears ,b be -Turkey. Evidence of this appears...
INFECTED GUINEA-PIGS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
INFECTED GUINEA-PIGS Adelaide, Montday.-At a late hour last night no trace had been found of ten guinea pigs which were stolen front a hutch at the Adelaide Child ren's Hospital on Friday. At least one of them was probably infected with tuberculosis. There was a danger that they might infect other animtals or htuman beings. '7
PLANS FOUND IN ATTIC WILL ENABLE COMMONS TO BE RE-BUILT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
PLANS FOUND IN .ATTIC WILL ENABLE COMMONS STO BE RE-BUILT London, December 14 (A.A.P.). A paper salvage hunt in the attic of a house in 'Surrey resulted "in the discovery of drawings which will en able the House of Commons to be fe built exactly as it was before it was burned out in an air raid last spring. The drawings are the originals by Sir Charles Barry, architect of 3uckilngham Palace and Westminster Abbey. These pla!ls have lain in linen bags at the honie of Mr. C. J. Mar shall since his student days. Mr. M irshall was a pupil of Sir Charles Barry's son, and when the younger. Barry died in 188o, the pupils were allowed to make a selection from the huge quantities of drawings in 13arry's storeroom. Mr. ??irslhal chose ioo .drawings. After the old plans had been dis covered, Mr. Ma~rshall read Mr. Churchlill's statemenit that th c'I-louses of Parliament could irot be rebuilt as they were before becautise there were no plans. He therefore com nlunicated with the Chief Architect,...
OVERSEA SUCCESS OF BLUEY AND CURLEY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
pVygSgA S yCCEgs pF BLUEY AND CURLEY Alex. Gurney has achieved international ' fame with; his s'"Digger".' :strip, Bluey :and ,,Curley, says House. News' of "The Herald," Melbourne.. " Apart fromt bringing a lapgh a day 'to Australian riewspaper readers, the work which ap pears in Army' News: is al.o jpublished in the A.I.F. .Nws Yin the Middle East, at Singa pore, " Capetown and in four Canadian dailies. ,Bluey and Curley have been " on the job" only 'pnce Feb ruary of this year. Before he launclhed the work, Gurney spept a lot of time aroqpd 'the camps sensing the spirit of thie new A.I.F. This he portrays a'gainst 'a background of 'the old Diggers: .To-day's strip will be found on page 6.
British Invade Thailand Japs Renew Attacks On Hong Kong, Pacific Bases [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
British Invade Thailand Japs Renew Attacks On Hong Kong, Pacific Bases In north-western Malaya a fierce battle is taking place only 10 miles from the naval air base at Penang. The fate of this island hangs in the balance. The Japanese are throwing. everything in their power into the battle with "fanatical fury" says the B.P.C. Reports state that British troops have invaded Thailand from the west, north and south. Yesterday British troops were forced to-witlidraw from Kowloon, on the mainland;,. to Hong Kong, where Japanese. forces are attacking from sea, land and air. Troops and civili ans are digging in, and the Governor of Hong Kong has sent a message to Singapore stating their confidence in being able to hold out. This jnessage was given mainly to forestall earlier rumors that Hong Kong had capitu lated. The report from Thailand of the British invasion came from the official Domei newsagency stating, that, the Thai._army. is Tlhe* airfield . at Victoria Point, half way .between S...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
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JAPANESE SHIPS SUNK BY ALLIES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
JAPANESE SHIPS SUNK BY ALLIES Since the. last issue of Army News, when it was announced that a Japanese battleship had been sunk, Allied success- in the Pacific has grown consider ably a'ccording to all reports re ceived. Frbin Washinton it was reported that the Japanese also lost one light cruiser and a destroyer in an attack upon Wake Island. United States bombers also sank four Japanese troopships and dam aged three others off Manila last Sunday. Dutch naval units have done splendid work over the week-end. On. Saturday the Netherlands East Indies Naval C-in-C. repor ted that submarines had sunk four fully-laden enemy troop ships off Patani (north-western Malaya), "killing 4,000 Japanese soldiers. Yesterday is was reported that Dutch naval units had sunk a. fur ther enemy supply ship and a tanker. Other Dutch naval units are repor ted to have wiped out a Japanese post on the east coast of Borneo. A late report received from Batavia stated that the Dutch navy has sunk two additiona...