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Japs Say We Still Rule The Waves [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941
Japs Say We. Still >Rile The Waves NEW ,YORK, Thursday. 'Tokio, radio, said yesterday- that it .was. stupid to think Britain and the United States could be defeated quickly. "Britain has maintained su-. premacy of the seas, and the U.S. has an abundance of natural resources,"- the radio continued. "The supremacy of ssubniar- imen is vitally important."
MR. CHURCHILL IN U.S. War Talk With Roosevelt [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941
MLC}ICHURCHILLIIN U.S.. WarCý'Ealk Witho Roosevelt. It wag, announced from. London early last week that Britain's Prime ita,, Ministerl (Mr. Churchill), had. landed in America by air. He was accompanied by Lord Beaverbrook: (Minister..for.,Supply.), Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Dudley Pound (First Sea Lord), Sir Charles Portal (Chief of the Air Staff), Field-Marshal Sir JohffYDillg (lately Chief of IrhyliperialO nezal Staff),;akid a staffbof tgchhical experts. Purpose of Mr. Churchill's visit is 0to; conf r width Presidperit Roose velt on "all questiops related to a concerted war effort." Addressed U.S.-Coingress Q.n, Friday thie, British Priime Min ister a(ilr4ssed f a joint :session of both holoses of the United . States Con gress. -President Roosevelt ahd mdmbers of "lhis Cabinet attended. Judges of the U.S. Supreme Cotirt were also there. Canada's Prime. Minister (Mr; Mackenzie King), his already- left Ottawa for Washington to join in the talks. Australia was repiesented at the dis...
PETROL RACKET [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941
PETROL RACKET Melbourne,:. Wcednesday, - Skilled. crimninals bclieved to be.operatitig1iw a ring, are working in ielboiirne on a schenie by which cancelled; petrol tickiets a> e.being stolen, create~d -ililt clhicnicals, ahtl iri4he a;pascdo off-tagain as new,
THOUSANDS IN NEW CALL-UP [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941
NEW ..CA L LVP Seyejal thousands, of military call-up notices'were-delivered on Thursday morning throughout r: Australia,.to. men in, the Class i group. ,Tlic minen are single men or wid gwers without children, who dri De cember IT, 1941, had turned 18 and had not turned 35. They" will enter. camp to-morrow (Monday). Those affelted- by ,the call-up weie mien ,vithotitoaiiy pevcious military training "who" had previously bedii ii reserved occupations. Two new `classes registered. on De cei:becr 23 were: Class 2: Single men arid widowvers between 35 and 45, without children. Class 3: Marriel rnenm.withor ivith out = children, and widowers (with children), between 18 aint 35. The Ariniy Minister (Mr. 'Foibie), said thit. it would be unnecessary to call tip many married men because thle'. yild from the new. groups ap pear.eil . toit-lte about .25 per cent. greater than had been .expected: nIt'his meant that the number of men to britig. all :units to. full establjsh ment could lb'ohtaine...
Daylight Saving Starts At 2 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941
Daylight Saving Starts At 2 a.m. CANBERRA. - The Prime I.Minister (Mr.. Curtin), announ ced. last Monday, for. the :first time, that daylight saving will begin at 2 a.m,. on January s. It, was originally , expected that .daylight saving would operate fromi midnight on December 31. This would have; caused confusion andl spoiled the traditional New Year, ,atmosphere. The New Year would then have been welcomed in at I ami. lby e clock. , War .Cabiniet; considered the Wik ter,. and decided thit daylight saving should-commence at 2 am.,Qn, Ja ii ary I. At that tinie clocks ;will be advaticdl one hour. 11Acttially there will be no 2' tin. by'githe clock..' It,,will. automatica1l became 3 a.m, ttuvas,ecplaiped;;thaktthe declsiki 'to begin->dayhigt, saving t 2 ai kouIld enabheradiQ stations to broa.dl cast .progaraimnmeppwelcoming-* n tai' New;; Year at theiippropiate time. i. It; vas also. 15 thai th.e nedes dei readjustmentof =ail, trat, amid iAls timetablest would bc easier,. In lth ,...
A.I.F. MAN HANGED [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941
A.I.F. MAN HANGED Melbourne, Monday. Alfred Bye, 42, A.I.F. private, was hanged at Pentridge Gaol to-day for the murder of 'thomas Edward Walker, 45, an other soldier. He made no last state ment. The Premier. (Mr. Dunstan) said he had considered a petition from the.Howard League of Penal Reform for commutation of the sentence, but there was nothing in it to. justify alteration of the Governmenit's de cision. Walker was stabbed in Treasury Gardens. on September 19, after a fight -with Bye over a woman. -V-
CHILDREN GO TO COUNTRY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941
CHILDREN;. GO TO. COUNTRY SYDNEY,, Friday. -,Attend-` ancep at city schools fell bý' 5o *.per, cent. inythe last,,eek before ,the vacation began, ,the Minis tei.~fpr. Education (Mr. EvattY; said last night. This,, hesaid, .was because. children lJald ,gone: to \country areas.. Since :the yacatip;, bega~i more children had left for the country, makiiig ,the problem ,of evacuating., vulnerable areas inu an emergency much ~less difficult: Mr Evatt said that during the school vacatiorn tc w. ould ascertain how many of the school children who had left Sydicy,. Newcastle;,. and Port KCembia. for..the .couritry-ntended, to remain there iafter :the .schbolsý. re "opened ,next month, , Schools, May Opeti Early ,, He ,vas'arrangiig,thit sohn coiti try sclibool should reopen bbfdr the end bf. the' dcllo1t -Acation , *s8 tlht patents coutld'.telL .the., heaiasteirs' ind teachers if they riotne deil td dtIrbl' their childreni:instead of takinii th'eh back to the. city.. .. .... Thii' Would einab...
BITTER CRITICISIM OF GOVT. English Paper Says Unpreparedness Fault Of Commonwealth MR. CURTIN'S REPLY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941
BITTE R 7 C RITICISI M OF GOVT. English Papet Says Unpreparedness Fault Of Commonwealth MR. CURTIN'S REPLY LONDON.-In a bitter attack on Australia, the, financial paper, Economniit, says that the rCommonwealth has only itself to blame for its unpreparedness to meet riew- dangers that now .beset the country.: The.,Economist's outltirst has been provoked by the joint Australian `and Dutch., occupation of.. Portuguese Timortwithout consulting the British Foreign Office. The Economist said:-"There is good reason to sympathise with the feelings of the Australian people be cause they have been .lulled, into a sense . of false security by1 the au thorities; but they have, only thein selves to blame for their unprepared ness." "Until now, it has not been pos sible to awake in them any sense of urgency, or make them insist on a National Government. "If. Australia now insists on look ing homewards for the rest of the Hwar, which is indivisible, she shiould look homewards in apportioning the b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941
SESBRVICEMEN. V'Win; £5 Easily and Pleasantly Jusfrute Ltd. will pay 'lx cash Prizes ;of £5 each to Servicemen statloned at Darwin or onA H.M.A. Ships, for the best recipes for drinks .,:of which the main ingredient, ia;sOrange and-'r r ,Lemon Juice. The drinks may be-of any type,. alcoholic or non-alcoholic, and there ris no. restriction ex cept that the. base must be. Jusfrute, Juice. THERE JS, NO ENTRY FEE In-the event of a tie the first recipe opented takes the prize. The competitioncloses oh February 14th,-1942 .Sibiply post yourr entry, stating.Reg!. No, Rank .Name, and -Addresb, toi JUSFRUTE V LIMITED GOSFORD, N.S.W. AS 'I 5
THE MILLER WINS CARRINGTON [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941
THE MILLER WINS CARRINGTON Sydney, Saturday'-In the Car rington Stakes, of six furlongs, run at Randwick to-day, The Miller came from nearly last position, ran wide round the field at the turn into the straight and 'overhauled -Timmer to win nicely. The Miller carried 7.12 and was ridden by W. Cook. Trimmer ccarried j.2' and was piloted by M. McCarteri, while the third horse, Yaralla, .had 9,o with E. McMenamin in the: saddle. . Last . Saturday The' Miller. came second to Yarn.lla in the& Villiers Stakes of one mile. The' only scratching' iii the Car rington 'was the top-weight Winni
NOT GUILTY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941
NOT GUILTY Sydney.-"Not Guilty" was the jury's' verdict in the Criminal Court when Roy Randolph :klindle, 38, stodd trial on a charge of having murdered William Thomas James, 22, son of Mr. Rowley James, M.1-1.R. "'If I were standing beneath the rope, 1 would still say I never meant to shoot that man," said Hiindle in a statement from the dock. Mr Jamhes, M.1-;R., was present at :the :trial, -V -
PORT ADELAIDE CUP MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941
PORT ADELAIDE CUP MEETING " The Port Adelaide Cup meeting was conducted at the Morphetville Club's course yesterday. Results were as follows: -BIRICENHEAD* HURDLE (2 miles):-, DENTREE, 10.2 (Miller) 1, Boy Prince, 9.6 (Pattison) 2, Count Silvern, 9.2, ('Ryan) 3. Scratched: Laudation. Time, 3.45. BETTING: 4-1, 5-1, 7-1. Tote, win, £4; place, £1/10/-, £2/12/-, £1/8/-. WOODVILLE HANDICAP (6 furs.): MISDEAN, 7.10 (Bourke) 1, Valesca, 7.5 (Raven) 2, Varner, 7.0 (Wallace) 3. Scratched: Queen Bbccha, Kalula, Trus tee. Time, 1.13Vg. BETTING: 7-1, 8-1, 33-1. Tote: win, £23/10/-; place, £4/8/-, £1/12/-, £10. OAKLANDS PLATE (5 furs.) :-BUR GEE, 8.5 (Cox) 1, Dorinda, 8.0 (Raven) 2, Shakreal. 8.10 (Carling) 3., Time; 1.2%. BETTING: 6-4, 14-1, 15-1. Tote:. win, £2/14/-; place, £1/16/-, £3/4/-. PORT ADELAIDE CUP (1 mile 6 furs.): RENOWN, 7.10 (Carling) 1. Waxwings, 8.0 (Medhurst) 2. Monvale, 8.2 (Leesue) 3; Scratched: Malagigi. Time, 3.1! . BET TING: 5-1, 7-4, 8-1. Tote: win, £7/6/-; place, £2/2/-...
ALBION PARK (Brisbane) [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941
ALBION PARK (Brisbane) NURSERY HANDICAP (1st div.) . (51h furs.) :-ODD FOX 1 Royal Emborough 2.' Regal Bob 3. Scrakchings: Fine Wear, .Toonah,. BETTING: 6-1, 5-2, 20-1. Tote: win, £1/16/-: place, 10/-, 6/6. Time, 1.11. NURSERY HANDICAP (2nd div) (5l furs.) :-TEENIBAN 1, Cora 2,. Scotch Trace 3. BETTING: 2-1, 11-2, 6-1. Tote: win, 15/-; place, 8/-, £1/4/-, 13/-. Time, 1.11S4. TRIAL HANDICAP (1st div.) (7 furs.): SPOKANE 1, Paulista 2, Melfleur 3. BET TING: 10-1, 6-4, 7-1. Tote: win, £2/6/0; place. 14/6, 7/-, 12/-. Time. 1.29. PROGRESSIVE HANDICAP (1st div.) (7 furs.) :-THE WARRIOR 1. Maginot Fort 2, Norman's Price 3. BETTING: 12-1, .12-1. 4-1. Tote: win. £2/19/-; place, 14/-, £1/2/-, 8/6. Time, 1.29'A. TRIAL HANDICAP (2nd div.) :-POL MACK 1, Black Thorn 2, Pearl Bay 3 BETTING: 4-1, 25-1, 9-2, Tote: win, £1/9/-; place, 9/0, £1/1/-, 9/-. Time, 1.2914. FLYING HANDICAP (7 furs.) :-SIR CORBAN 1. Belisha 2, Mag Nut 3. BET TING: 9-4, 6-1, 8-1. Tote: win, 17/0; place, 7/6, 14/6. 17/-. Time, ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941
KATANGA shades John (inside) at the end. of fast "seven" at* Randwick during the week, as a final preparation for the Summer Cup, run on Friday. Katanga was topweight with 9.3. He was with the leaders most of. the ;way, but failed to gain} a place.
AIR TRAINING CORPS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941
AIR TRAINING CORPS Canberra, Wednesday.-The Fed-( eral Government is proceeding with the air training .corps scheme, .which is: to. be built up and nia'intained at a strength' of 84' squadrons, comipris-. ing 12,000 cadets.- At present there are 43 squadrons in the air training corps and. 4,239 applications for en rolnent have been `accepted. --V
MELBOURNE TOPICS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941
MELBOURNE TOPICS Melbourne, Thursday. - Main topics of interest now centre round the air raids precautions, elimina tion of mid week sport and petrol conservation. Activity is widespread along the cast coast towns. Trenches are being recommended for- snburban' householders while excavations are being made in the public parks, in centres where there- are large popu-, lations. -V