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SPORTING FLASHES FROM EVERYWHERE SYDNEY RACING CLASH A.J.C. Will Not Give Up Its Saturday Meetings "PONY" COURSES MAY BREAK AWAY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

PO RTI E V AS E S FROM EVERYWHERE SYDNEY RACING CLASH A.J.C. Will Not Give Up Its Saturday Meetings "PONY" COURSES MAY BREAK AWAY SYDNEY Friday.-The A.J:C. is-resisting any demand by propriet ary. race clubs affected by the ban on midweek sport for a bigger share of Saturday racing dates. The A.J.C. at present races on 22 Saturdays and public holidays. Under the ban, it will lose its four midweek dates.. The four proprietary clubs-=Ascot, Kensington; Rosebery, and Victoria Park-lose between then. 41 Wednesday meetings. The one Saturday meeting granted to each club for the year will not justify them in carrying on. Within the next week Wednesday clubs will press for an equal (distri hution of Saturday and public holiday dates between all clubs This, they say, will eiiale theni.to' meet rates, taxes, and 'general.-up-. keep. The A.J.C. will not be syipatheticl to any such move. An official said yesterday: "The A.J.C. keeps racing going with big prize-money, and then lhands all its pro...

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
RUSH TRIP FOR CYCLIST [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

RUSH TRIP FOR CYCLIST Sydney, Saturday.-Bob Porter made a rush plane trip to Ade laide and back before taking part in the Six-Day cycle race, which starts at the Sports Arena on. Monday. Porter rode in iia patriotic carnival in Adelaide on. Christmas Day. He flew to Adelaide on.Wednesday, and back again on Friday During . the Six-Day race Porter will probably ride farther than the combined distances of his plane trips. The return journey tb Adelaide is approxiamtely I50o miles. Porter, with Ernie Greig, rode 210! miles in the Six-Dak race last Easter.

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

Bob Porter

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
SURF TRAGEDY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

SURF TRAGEDY Sydney, Friday.-A 'man and a boy were drowned in the surf at Deewhy beach, near the entrance to the lagoon, about noon yesterday. They were:-Edgar Walter Carter, 40, of Petersham, and Richard Huer, 1o, the son of Mr. William Huer,. lodge keeper at Thomas Walker Con valescent Hospital, Concord.

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

GERMAN SOLDIERS cooking a meal on the .sno v-covered Eastern Front. jWhite-clad Russian "ghost" ; armies are creating m$anic among the retreat ting Nazis. An Italian newsagercy' re port states that the German withdrawal to winter positions on the Russian front can now be considered ended.

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
STOP PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

STOP PRESS. The B.B.C. News Bulletin, received late last night stated: Manila was heavily bombed yester day (Saturday), for two and a half hours, despite the fact that its an open city. Severe damage was caused to buildings. Large fires started, flames spreading over city. New Zealand reported that Japanese forces landed on another island in the Gilbert Group. Lient-General Sir Henry Pownall (new Commander-in-Chief of the British forces in the Far East), has been promoted to Acting rank of General. Mr. Churchill' will visit Ottawa on Tuesday for two days. Russia claims capture of 6,000 Ger man omcers. 300 guns, 36 tanks and 300,000 rounds of ammunition on Leningrad front. In Libya Britishr claim 743 planes lost by Axis forces. Russian vessel reported sunk 'by Japanese off Philippines yesterday. "

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
KING'S BROADCAST Message To Empire [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

:KING'S BROADCAST Message' To Empire "In a spirit of service and sacrifice we shall win the war, and after the' war 'a true and lasting peace," said King George VI in a broadcast to the Empire, which was 'received in Sydney early on Friday morning. His Majesty, who began his speech at midriglit, spoke for 15 minutes and was clearly heard. King George said: "I am glad to think that millions of my people in all pai'ts, of the world are listening to me to-night. From my own home, with the Queen and my children beside me, I send, to all a Christmas greeting. "Christmas is the festival of home, and it is right that we should re member those who this year must spend it away from home. "1 am thinkinig as I speak of the men who have come from afar, stand ing ready 'to defend the Old Home land-of the men, who, in every part of. the world, are serving the Empire and its cause with such valor and devotion by sea, land, 'and in the air. "To each one of you, wherever your duty' may be, I send yo...

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
U.S. GARRISON EVACUATES MANILA DECLARED "OPEN CITY" FALL OF HONG KONG New Far East Commander-in-Chief [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

U.S. GARRISON EVACUATES MANILA DECLARED "OPEN CITY" FALL OF HONG KONG New Far East Comrnmander-in-Chief The United States' garrison evacuated Manila, Philippines capital, on Saturday morning, a U.S.A. Army communique revealed. The motive, it is stated was to declare Manila an open city, not justi fiably subject to bombing, and thus save civilian lives, Since this was done yes terday, Japanese planes were over the city but did not drop bombs. Hong Kong's garrispn surrender *ed late on Wednesday; afternoon, after;jfutting up- an heroic resistance for many (lays. The Japanese command ordered hostilities to cease and- high repre sentatives. of the Japanese army of occupation have met and= cqnferred( with Sir Mark Young, Governor of Hong Kong, and the Commander of the British Garrison, at the Peninsu lar Hotel, Kowloon. - At ,the same time Chinese forces have cut off the Japanese link from Ha{ng=Kong fo,,the mainland, while, General Sir - Archibald .Wavell hb e i cqnsulation With Chinese...

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
80,000 Japanese Land [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

80,000 Japanese Land In Borneo fresh Japatiese . forces have lanided in Sarawak (north-west Borneo). British planes attacked etnemy shipping anchored off Kuch ing (south-west Sarawak), on Wed nesday, and scored a direct hit on a rnerchantman. From Hawaii it is reported that large reinforcements of U.S. fighters and bombers have arrived from the United :States. The B.B.C. stated that a report from , Manila revealed that plans were completed for the withdrawal of the Philippines Government, as well as the U.S. Garrison, A Washington. report admitted that the Japanese were advancing on Manila from five different directions. Tokio radio claimed that a state of siege had ben declared' in ,the city. Heavy ,fighting continues in the Lingayen Gulf area (1Io to Igo miles north of Manila), where over 8o,ooo Japanese troops landed. on Monday. In one area an intense tank battle is taking place. The B.B.C. says: "The situa tion in Luzon (main Philippines island, on which Manila stands), is grave...

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
MARRIED MAN GAOLED: ABDUCTS GIRL [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

MARRIED MAN GAOLED: ABDUCTS GIRL Six months after marriage, Robert Lawrence Scarff, 33, paint-maker, of Cabarita, New South Wales,. met an i8-year-old girl he became fond of. Eighteen months after marriage he ran away with her. This was stated in the Quarter Sessions in Sydney on Monday, .when Scarf was sentenced to nine monthsl gaol for having abducted Ruth Betty Campbell, 18, also of Cabarita... Miss Campbell told the court that she and Scarf had been employed by the same firm, and " that Scarf, had been a constant visitor to her home until her father ordered him- to stay away because he was married. "Scarff then pleaded with me to go away with him to Melbourne," said Miss Campbell. "He said he was terribly unhappy at home, and used to cry whenever. he saw"me. "Finally I saved -up £io, and on October 3 we left for Melbourne, where we lived together for two weeks until he suggested we should part, as the police were after him. "Before we left for Melbourne a married friend of ours ...

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
MR HUDSON FYSH CRITICAL ON JITTERERS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

MR HUDSON FYSH CRITICAL ON JITTERS Brisbane, Wednesday.—"While Singapore is a place of quiet British confidence under the shadow of things to come, many Australians seem to be trying to get under cover." This criticism was made by Mr. Hudson Fysh, managing director of Qantas, on his return yesterday by flying-boat from Singapore. "The time for worrying about safety is long past," he said. "There must be one thought only—work and win. "Like Singapore, Australia should think of London's example and con- sider it a privilege to take part in the fight. "I would like the people of Australia to see Singapore. They would have no more jitters. "Nightly and daily air-raid sirens wail and Jap planes drone overhead, but the sailors, soldiers, air-raid wardens, refugees, war correspond- ents and local populace are organised for any emergency with complete absence of panic or visible worry. "It is a city organised for war and determined to work and win. "Every Australian should be steeled in the...

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
GIRL SLASHED IN FACE BY STRANGER [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

GIRL .SLASHED IN FACE BY STRANGER Melbourine, Thursday. - Doreen. Jones (09), of KIensington,: had .her face slashedc carly this -morning. by :a; strange man. She was rettiriiing t.her home 'vith her mother at 2.30 a.m... from a Christmas Eve party when attacked. She told the police:- "It was :very Clark and I was walking arm-in-arm with my inother, when footsteps canme from behind. I felt a stinging blow 6oi the cheek. I put my hland up. arid felt blood pouring out.," ± A doctor put four stitches in thie wound." . The girl dcdc n6t recognise the man,. and. has no knowledge of tie motive of the attack No attpi't : at robbery was made;

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
THREE MEN DROWNED IN SUMP PIT Overcome By Fumes: Workmates' Heroism [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

THREE MEN DROWNED IN SUMP PIT Overcome By Fumes: Workmates' Heroism One of the finest stories of heroism in the annals of South Australia is attached to a tragedy which occurred at the fellmongery works of G. ýH.. Michell. & Sons Ltd., at Hindmarsh, last Tuesday, when three men were drowned after having been overcome by gas fumes. Three others are in a critical con dition in-the Royal Adelaide Hospital, and five others who were affected by the fumes. received treatment at the hospital. It -jyas one of the wor~st tragedies in- the history. of Hindmarsh, and accordiiig- to one of the directors a similar mishap is unknown in the process of, fellmongering.. Teio victims are: DEAD J. W.- Kean. . about 60, fellmonger, of " Unley Road. Unley, married. William ,Bradbrook. about 60,' mechanic, of Greville Avenue, Flinders Park, married. Frederick McKeown, .30, fellmonger, of Adam Street. Hindmaralb. married. IN HOSPITAL; CRITICALLY ILL Francesco Alvaro, fellmonger, -of Valetta Road, ...

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

FRESH FROM dancing on the New York stage, this lovely Columbine, Lynda Grey, was spotted by a talent scout among the corps-de-ballet, and is now on long term Hollywood con-. tract to Paramount studios. With all the promise of a future Betty Grable, Lynda willishortly have a starring part,

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

STAFF-SERGEANT JONES, instructor. for the Pid Garriso .Brigad c behool, pictured as he. was demonstrating the Auistralian-invented Owen sub-m chine gun to members. of the School .at Sydney. Crickei Giround recently.

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

RESENTMENT against the present Duke of-.Bedford's pro-Axis sentiments, and his refusal . to, present, theb irqn railings of his estater .fbr. British armament.., manufacture, recently, caused Londoners to express their feel ings on, the, base of ,te statue pfl his grandfather, the Duke of Belford, in Russell Square.

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
Greetings From War Prisoners [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

Greetings From. War Prisoners London, Monday. British' war: prisoners in Italy sent sur prise Christmas greetings, to relatives and friends 'through Vatican. radio. Among 71 greetings sent over was one from Captain Paul van der. Gucht, a. former'Gloucester shire county cricketer. His message to his fiancee, Miss Dorothy, *Graham, of. ,Marlow-on-Thames, said: "God ;bless you,.my. darling! All my. .love to you for . Christmas and the New Year." Greetings were read over Vatican, radio., by Brother Robert,. Maltese member of the ,Brothers of Christian Schools.

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
MUZZLE-LOADERS AMONG RIFLES FOR ARMY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

MUZZLE- LOADERS AMONG RIFLES .FOR ARMY Many guns, formerly owned by King's. and. 'Bisley. shoot winners, and oild muzzle loaders of about 1850 vintage, are 'among the thousands, of rifles. taken over, by the Eastern Command. There are many presentation rifles which carry inscribed brass plates. A military spokesman at Victoria Barnacks said on Thursday that the Army's appeal.for .303 rifles had met with a good response in the metro polhtan area. Many people had handed their rifles over'as gifts. People who desire payment for - fheir weapons are being compensated. The rifles are thoroughly exanmined and- repaired before- being issued' to the Army.

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
YESTERDAY'S INTERSTATE RACING MENTONE (Victoria) RESULTS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

YESTERDAY'S INTERSTATE RACINC' MENTONE (Victoria) RESULTS HANDICAP (5 furs.) GRAND LEG END, 8.6 ...(Purtell) 1, Cornfield, 8.7 (Badger)' .L. Trinity, 7.11 (Neale) 3. BETTING: 50-1, 9-2, 2-1. Tote: win, £2/4/6: place, 12/-, '9/-, 8/-. Half a head, a head. Time, 1.2%. WOODLEIGH HANDICAP (1st div.) (7 furs.):- KING- PETER, .7.8 (Purtell) 1, Danfino, 8.5 (Dewhurst) 2. Star Simon, 7.7 (Preston) 3. BETTING: 10-1, 2-1, 50-1. Tote: win, £2/19/-; place, 16/6, 9/-, £8/3/-. Head, one and a half lengths. Time, 1.2814. WOODLEIGH HANDICAP (2nd ,div.): WIT; 7.6 (Smith) 1, Blissful, 7.5 (Gilmore) 2;, Duo Mint (Unkovitci) 3. BETTING: 8-1, 7-1, 20-1, Tote: win, £3/2/6; place, 15/6, 16/6, £1/8/6. Two and. a half lengths, two lengths. Time, 1.26%. SORRENTO HANDICAP (6 furs.) (1st div;)::- ATORNA, 7.5 (Hope) 1, Some where; 7.0' (McLeod) 2. OPERATIC, 9.0 "Creighton) 3. 'BETTING: 6-1, 20-1,. 74. Tote: win; £1/15/-; place, 11/-, £11816, 7/-. Three lengths, half a length. Time, 1.13%. SORRENTO HANDICAP (2nd...

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
SUMMER CUP TO SANTA All-the-way Win [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

SUMMER CUP_ TO SANTA All-the-way Win Sydney, Saturday.-At Rand wick ',yesterday, Santa, carryinig 7.4, and ridden by Andy Kriox, scored an all-the-way .victory in the A.J.C.. Summer Cup. He jumped out well' and °at the half-mile cleared out to a five lengthsr lead .from h is riv a ls. T v :a: - u ` The veteran Cauff1i~ld Cup Wvin ner, Buzalong, who as prepared. specially for this. racer.: cl;cased Santa into the -straight, but failed to catch him by about a lengthi. Grand Fils was third, .vith" Dewar,. the favorite, after being: a long..way. back, finished like a sliot of a- gun,. but failed to catch the leaders. Katanga, Spear Vale, Chatooia antid Yours Truly all ran well. It --was one of the best fields for some titme. Santa had dropped out of- favor because he ran nearly last in the Holiday Handicap last Saturday, but, like Dewar, he had a big weight pull at 7.4. He finished second.. to Bringa in the Summer Cup two years ago, and. showed best form of his career with three success...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
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