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RADIO ARTIST'S PLAN TO MEET CREDITORS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
RADIO ARTIST'S PLAN TO MEET CREDITORS Desiring in the interests of his creditors to avoid bankruptcy, which he claimed would substantially re duce his earning, John Andrew Davey, well-known radio personality, of Elizabeth Bay,,lhas filed a scheme of arrangement witll the Bankruptcy Registry for payment of debts to 23 creditors. Davey said his net income, after allowing an estimated £z'ooo a year .for taxation, was £25 a week. He was obliged by Court orders to pay £5/15/- a week on account of his wife and child. He estimated his liabilities at £i596, His assets were clothing and personal effects, and an equity in a motor car which lihe regarded as valueless. Davey attributed his deficiency to decrease in earnings, litigation, and increased taxation. Creditors agreed to accept payment by Davey of £i3/15/- a week, £8 to be distributed among them, and £!/iS/- to his wife and child. This left him £11/5/- a week for busihess and living exp)einses.
STOP PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
STOP PRESS.' LONDON, Wednesday.-B.B. C an ,nouriced that the Portuguese Island capttired by Japan was. Matkow, 45 miles, south-west of Hong Kong. 20 U.S. Submarines are reported in the water aroiund Tokio. -Russia, continuing her'aditazing suc eesses, has retaken , Kalinin, 100 miles south of Moscow, wiping. out six of the nine German divisions. S26 Japaiese planes shot down Ltcer Luzon island (Philippines), in Tbig attack late to-day. . - . . British..destroyer sank ,Italian U- .boat _In Mediterranean yesterday-65 survivors picked n;:. R.A.A.F.. bombed 4000 ton. Jap. 'supply ship near Greenwich. ISland , in Carolines, north of New Guinea. * H.M.S. Dutiedin torpedoed and `iaik in Atlantic. Had complement. 400 men.. Was, attached to N.Z. station six years ago. ARMY NEWS DELAY" The severe electrical storm ove Darwin last night damaged the power lines.to the Press Unit works, Inter rupting publication of to-day's Army News. The Power House elec tricians were on the job immediately and ...
A.C.T.U. CONFERENCE ON WAR DANGERS Melbourne, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
A.C;T.U:'CONFERENCE ON WAR DANGERS IMelbourntiie, .Wednesday. - The A.C.T.U. Conference, which is meeting iti Melbourne, anriouiiced its realisatioh that new war d~diigers placed greater responisibility on the Trades Union'movement and therefore' required more intensive organi ,, sation foir var production. " An eight-points war policy, including opposition to stop pages of work, unless author ised by the union concerned after complete exhaustion by -conrciliatory methods, was also announced.
DESTRUCTION OF ARMY BOOTS IN BIG BLAZE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
DESTRUCTION OF ARMY BOOTS. 'IN BIG ABLAZE Thousands of pairs of military boots were destroyed .ih a fire which gutted Whyte's boot factory at Glen liihes (N.S.W.) last week. The flames swept through the weatherboard building with great speed. The outbreAk 6ccurred shortly be fore ,ri p.m. Firemen at the Stati6n. t'vo blocks. away noticed the reflec tion of the flames in.the sky.. A portidn of the factory building, 175 feet by 15o feet, which contained a large quantity of wool and tallow, was also destroyed.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
£5 £5 £ SERVICEMEN Win £5 Etsily and Pleasantliy Jusfrute Ltd. ?iill pay Six Cash Prizes of £5 each to Seirvicemen stationed.at Darwin or on H.M.A. Ships, for the best recipes for drinks of Which the inain ingredient is Orange and-or Lerhon Juice. The drinks may. be of any type, alcoholic or noti-alcoholic, 'and there is no restriction ex ce~it that the base must be Jusfrute Juice. THERE IS 1NO- ENTRY FSEE In the event of a tie the-first 'recipei opened takes the prize., The competition closes on February 14th, 1941 Siiiiply post your efa ty, stating Regr. N.,, Ranik Naine,' and Addre;s, to: JUSFRUTE LIMITED O dSFORID, N.S.W, £5 Y £5 £ £s5 ££ 5---I -~~;--i~i~u +I~g;yctlrelr:t . . -? * SIMPLY ADD WATER * FOR ALL TABLE USES - ; ' FOR YOUR COOKINGi TO , .COPYRIGHT "1749 D
WHEELBARROW PUSHER [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
WHEELBARROW PUSHER Sydney, Monday. - Alexander Alexander, a member of the Home Forces, who pushed his brother from Adelaide to Sydney (1,o35 miles), in a wheelbarirow in 1938, figured in a Supreme Court case to-day. He claimed damages for breach of con tract from Hallweld Ltd. of Adelaide, and alleged that the firm had prom ised to pay them for the push for distributing its advertising on the way. ~vav.
BRISBANE SHELTERS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
BRISBANE SHELTERS Brisbane, Monday.-Workmen be gan erecting pillbox air raid shelters down the middle of Elizabeth street, one of the main. Brisbane streets, to day. They will work 24 hour shifts to complete thle shelters, which will house 3,ooo people and will cost, £15,0oo. AF
FILIPINOS RELEASED FROM CONTRACTS Visiting Boxers Upset By Bombing in Manila [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
FILIPINOS RELEASED FROM CONTRACTS Visiting Boxers Upset By. Bombing in Manila Visiting Filipino boxers, Rush Milling and Youngi:. Frisco, last week asked Stadiums Ltd. to release them from their contracts because their families are in boinbed areas in Manila. Mlilling's family lives within a mile of thie Nichols airfield, *which was attacked on Sunday and Monday of last weck. Milling and Frisco are under con tract for five fights each in Aus tralia. "We will not hold them to their contracts," Sydney Stadium manager (Mr. Harry Miller) said when refer ring to their request. "Both boys are terribly upset over the war news,, but have agreed to carry on.until they can get a passage by plane or boat. Young Frisco said: "' want to get back home and fight; "I feel it depressing here when my nation is at war. "If I had known what was to hap pen I would never have come away. "Rush and I. are trying to get transport the:quickest way possible." The wife of "Young" Frisco .is wondering how her. ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
THIS RAILCAR was wrecked by dynamite explosion near Yanderra (N.S.W.), last Monday week. It was hurled 50 yards along the track, then flung on its side down an embankment. Two railway employees were killed and a third critically injured. The car was carrying £12,000 pay, It is believed that an attempt was being made to rob the pay-car.
VICTORIAN INTERCLUB ATHLETIC CONTESTS Season's Best Half-mile [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
VICTORIAN INTERCLUB ATHLETIC CONTESTS Season's Best Half-mile At the interclub contests held at Olympic Park (Melbourne) at the week-end, Roy Cox (St. Mark's) ran the best half-mile of the season to defeat R; Flint (Collingwood) by 2 yds. in 2 min. o 3/b.-stcs. Cox covered the quarter-mile in less than one minute and just staved off Flint's- fast run home. Most clubs. reported depleted teams. The outstanding performer was J. Hare (University High School), who won for his club the 12o yards hurdles in -19 I/1osecs, and the high junip at 5 ft. 8 in. Geelong..Guild defeated Northcote High School Old Boys lS~i3o points to 25 points for the: aggregate.
WOMAN'S DEATH AFTER DYEING HAIR [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
WOMAN'S DEATH AFTER DYEING HAIR Sydney, Tuesday.-The City Coro ner (Mr. Orain), to-day recorded an open finding at the conclusion of the inquest into the death of Aileen Susanah Jefferson, 25 of Forest Road, Hurstville. Evridence -had previously been given of Miss Jefferson's mysterious death at the St. George District Hos pital on October 31. The cause of her death, it was stated, had puzzled doctors. Several weeks before her death she ha!d dyed her hair. Mr. Orani said that lie had not been able to obtain evidence that the contents of hair dyes could be ab sorbed through the skin, poison the nervous systemn and cause death. There was no suggestion that Mrs. Jefferson had committed suicide. She had died from poisoning of the ner vous system, but what the poison was and how it was administered, he was unable to say,
Aborigine Deacon Dies In Queensland [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
Aborigine Deacon Dies In Queensland The death has occuri'ed at Cairns, Queieslalnd, of the Rev, James Noble, the first Australian. aborigine to be admitted to Holy Orders in the Ang)ican Church. More than six feet tall, he had a remarkable .per sonality. A skilled stockman, teacher, and preacher, he was known widely in missionary circles. For 40 years Mr. Noble was a leader athong his own people.
Murderer's Execution [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
MLurderer 's Execution Melbourne, Monday.-Alfred 3Bye, 42, military transport driver, is to be executed at 8 a.m. on December 22 for the murder of Thomas Edward VWalker, 45, soldier, of Broadmead ows. Walker, a member of the Gar ..rison Battalion at Broadmeadows, was stabbed to death in the Treas ury Gardens on September 27, The Eecutive Council has approved the State Cabinet's decision' not to alter the sentence. ,s ....V-...,
DEFENCE EXERCISES Adelaide Preparations [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
DEFENCE EXERCISES Adelaide Preparations Adelaide, Motnday.--Extensive air raid precautions and civil defence exercises, the Premier (Mr.. Play ford), announced last night, would be held in conjunction ivith a black out test in the metropolitan area on a date tentatively fixed for Decem ber 23. Mr. Playford also announced the "prohibition of late shopDping hours in the metropolitan area, Port Pirie and Whyalla, for the duration of the war. Electric advertising signs. and window lighting was also banned to crniserve stocks, petrol, fuel, oil and coal.
ALL HOLIDAY TRANSPORT CURTAILED [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 December 1941
ALL HOLIDAY TRANSPORT CURTAILED Canberra, Wednesday.-Exten sivetholiday transport restrictions have been decided upon by the War Cabinet. AIL special rail or .road services for, pleasure pur poses, race .and picnic train's, trams or- buses are to be elimina ted. Long distance interstate and intra state rail services are not to be ex tended beyond the present 'ordinary tablted services. Heavy Christmas passenger traffic would cause extremt difficulty in getting the people to their hotnes in an emergency, said the Minister for Transport (M r. ]..aw;on). : ' Tr '