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YESTERDAY'S SCRATCHINGS RANDWICK (Sydney) [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941
YESTERDAY'S SCRATCHINGS RANDWICK (Sydney) MAIDEN HANDICAP (2nd div.): Danny Boy, Gold Head, Allthere, Tar trim. . HIGHWEIGHT HANDICAP: Sobersides. Raineo, Young Carrington. CARRINGTON STAKES:*-Winnipeg. EN COURAGE STAKES:-Prince Edward. PACE WELTER:-Rathlin. Sir Amyas, Haridelle. DENMAN HANDICAP: - Spearvale, Tel Asur, Enderby. Haridelle. MENTONE (Melbourne) BEAUMARIS HANDICAP:-Atlantic. Charter, Fort Hope. WOODLEIGH HANDICAP (1st div.) :-Reg Silver, Argenter, Welcome Find. WOODLEIGH HANDICAP (2nd div.) :-Jack Again. Sunrocks, Phratry SORRENTO HANDI CAP (1st div.) :-Procyon. TALARNO WELTER:-Florin, Pauline, Maid of Athens, Port Patrol. SUMMER HANDI CAP:-Pannade, Elanage, Berry. TAL ARNO WELTER (2nd div.) :-Pretoria, Force Milne. ROSEBUD TRIAL (1st div.): Turncoat, Felicity, Netherlea. ROSEBUD TRIAL (2nd div.) :-Dream Girl, Colig nan, Quamo, Starino.
SERVICES CRICKET IMPORTANT SAYS ARTHUR MAILEY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941
SERVICES CRICKET IMPORTANT SAYS &nbsp; &nbsp; ARTHUR MAILEY The N.S.W. Cricket Associa- tion should become military- minded and place its very efficient office staff at the disposal of Army sport," declared famous ex-international cricketer, Arthur Mailey, in a special article in the Sydney Daily Telegraph last week. &nbsp; "At the moment, cricket in the Services is probably stronger than the game played by civilians. "Army cricket suffers because it lacks the organising machinery of the Cricket Association. &nbsp; "In addition, it is more essential that the Services be considered be- fore civilians. "Umpires and grounds, two of the greatest needs in organising sport, are already mobilised. "In England, Services cricket is very popular. "Army requirements have already cut into the ranks of grade cricket. "Soon few, if any, will play regu- larly for their clubs."
Camp gossp And Sport By Your Own Correspondents W/SHOP & PARK COY., R.A.E. Season's Greetings [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941
And Sport By Your Own Correspondents W/SHOP & PARK COY., R.A.E. Season's Greetings First of all we wish Major J. G Pope and his fellow officers the Season's compliments, and if we stay here another twelve months we hope our associations will he as happy as the last eight months of Darwin life. On behalf of all sections of our Coy. we also wish to thaink the little band of ladies who worked so hard, -and are still working for the Coni pa'my's Comfort Fund in Sydney. The parcels sent alonig for Christmas were appreciated by all. Good luck to you; we hope to be having next Christmas with you in oui own homes. Hospital Case Again (Mark i) S/Sgt. E. A. Edstein, the popular Q.M. has taken the` knock and is in Bagot'.Hos pital with Dengue. We all wish you a speedy recovery, :Eddie;. Confined" to 'his' bed ,is the popular Section Coinmnander of the Vestey's Advance Section, Lieut. F. D. Buck inghami. This is not from the -effects of Christmas spirits either. Lieut. A. H. G. Goodson....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941
wed-M COSTS LESS THAN id. A CUP WEIGHT I SUR S FOOT eam en l/s yo 'I Summer brings deager with Surfer's Feet germs lurking emon N the beech, In dressing and surfUM UR sheds, even in your own spotless Is a reel burn. bathroom. Doctors say 6 people Don't treat out of 10 are elected in summer it Uightly. -so den't teke chences. - ! 1 0 D E X Apply IODEX et first sign of ev soothes and sereness or moist, white pulpy unae ises. I athpea skin between the tees. IODIX d amag ,,edtsucin. thpoe kills this fungus-like growth, irnjlandeepiy, reducingethe checks the dengerous infection, lo elce ubr aend seethes end heels the asne. really serunibr damaged tissues. In stubborn may~ tas-rouble. eeiuu cases see your doctor. _ki __trouble. mu... njT u'u M uS JuuR PAN DIN All the Boys are "Nuts" about them Here's a crisp, appetising "chew" that you'll o for in a big way Eta Salted eanuts - with their " plump, tender kernels specially roasted and salted to perfection. 'They're nourishing, satisfying' a...
ALL ABOARD FOR SINGAPORE INSTALMENT No. 18 [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941
ALL ABOARD FOR SINGAPORE By FRANK CLUNE THE STORY SO FAR The author is ilow telling us of his visit to an .R.A.A.F. sta tion at Singapore. He has flown by flying boat from Syducy, via Darwin, and described for us all the "ports of call," especially dealing with Darwin -and the Dutch East Indies. Last week Frank Chine. gave us a detailed account of his special interview with Sir Robert Brooke-Pop ham, commander-in-Chief of the British Forces in the Far East. Laterlic visited Johore, and. is now gazing in amazement at the "Concrete Lizzies" - Chinese, women workers at the R.A.A;F. station. Now read on. . . INSTALMENT No. i8 As every one at the station, bar the Concrete Lizzies, was an Aussie, I soon felt thoroughly at home. This war has already produced a new crop of soldiers' slang. The Base Commandant is called (behind his back) the :'Base Comedian". The sergeants' mess is called the "Tiger Pit." . I met the Base Comedian-sorry, Com mandant-whose name, in accordance with modern mili...
ACKNOWLEDGMENT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941
ACKNOWLEDGMENT &nbsp; Army News thanks the follow- ing for supplying material and granting permission to publish various news items, pictures and features:— The Australian Associated Press, for Australian and over- seas news. Daily Telegraph and Sunday &nbsp; &nbsp; Telegraph, Sydney, for news- pictures, joke cartoons, other illustrations. The Sun News-Pictorial, Mel- bourne, for "Bluey and Curley," and news pictures. Daily Mirror, Sydney, for photos and short story illustra- tions. The Advertiser and The News, Adelaide, for last-minute news and pictures. The Yaffa Syndicate, Sydney, for the crossword puzzle. Mr. Frank Clune, for the serial story. Mr. Alan Foley for short stories. &nbsp; For all interstate sporting re- sults and details:— Daily Telegraph and Sun- day Telegraph, Sydney; The Herald, Melbourne; The courier- Mail and Sunday Mail, Bris- bane; The News and The Mail, Adelaide; The Sunday Times, Perth; and The Mercury, Hobart. We thank the Au...
ADELAIDE WINNER WAS INELIGIBLE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
ADELAIDE WINNER WAS INELIGJBLE'. Adelaide, Wednesday.-The stipen diary stewards held an enquiry at 2.30 p.m. to-day into the case qf Valka having won the Croydon High weight at Morphettville on Saturday, when he was not eligible to start. He had previously won a first prize of more than £too... At the time -of .lispatch of, this message, the enqtiiry had not fihislied. It is likely that Shabash, who ran second, will be. dedlared the winner, Rabboni placed second, and Sir Thomas (officially, fourth) third. The unfortunate aspect is tltat the fact that Valka was not eligible to. start was. not. brought. under official notice until lolig .aftgr the race .was. run, and in the meantimne wagers had been_ paid out toii Valka, who had, been declaredl the winner.
TO-DAYS ACCEPTORS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
TO-DAYS ACCEPTORS At Randwick to-day the Tattersall's. Club will hold their New Year's Day Cup meeting, where there will be seven races." At Flemington the main, race of the day will be the Standish Handicap. Final acceptances for the Sydney and Melbourne meetings, together with our selections for the day, are given below. FLEMINGTON HURDLE RACE--2 miles-1300 hours Giant Killer ... 11 11 The Barber ..... 9 '3 Victory March 10 0 Haura ».....9....... 9 2 Generous Jetette :............... 9 0 Gesture ........ 9 13 Belarino ............ 9 0 Merridale ........... 9 9 Glen Eden ....... 9 0 Dominex ......... 9 7 Rushfield ....:.:.. 9 0 GENEROUS GESTURE.,..... 1 G iant K iller ..... ............2... ... ...2 D om inex .................................. . 3 STRADBROKE STAKES-- furs, 1335 hours Chatfield .......» 8 12 Law Hall ....... 8 0 Leahero ...-.... 8 12 Huntingdale ... 8 0 Abound ... 8 7 Amana :......... -8 0 Blue Valley .. 8 0 Attorney ..,... 8 0 Captivator .... 8 0 Hellesina ...........
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
SUURFI 0 "ryour *oes TON/6O/T On humid summer days when IODEX penetrates deeply. kills busy with housework, shopping, the germs and quickly soothes and perhaps an afternoon's tennis, heals the raw, infected tissues. your feet get steamy and moist. These are the conditions under which Surfer's Foot germs thrive, feed and spread. Doctors say 60/ are infected in summer. Many ore carriers leaving infection " D"n't treat it tilhtly-Itas in bathrooms, surf, club and a real burn. IOI)EX wrll dressing-rooms. Look between quickly penemral deeply your toes every night and apply and sohi and heal the IODEX at the first sign of sore. damage.!, Inffaned Ieisses. Iess or white, moist,. pulpy skin. In serious cases see your doctor. IOIEWrl-ieauhrte Fo PRS INUIS D STL GOI B A• T T ER IE-S.. . There's an Exide Battery for every make and model of car. Obtainable from *ll good Garages and Service Stations. everywhere. 2..4 ES 29.41.
Westbury Issues New Title Bout Challenge [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
.Westbury Issues New Title Bout Challenge Alan Westbury has renewed his challenge to fight "Hockey" Bennell for the welterweight chantpionship of Australia. Westbury is determined to force the issue.. He was .to meet. Tbmmy Coulteau at Newcastle Stadium last: Thursday, and he will fight Bill Fad den at Sydney Stadium on January 5. The return fight which takes place this.morning between "Hoppy" Crane and Young Gildo,: t Newcastle Stadi um, is exciting much interest. They fought a` 'draw a. fortnight ago.
STRIKE THREATENED Shipbuilding Industry Faces Hold-up [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
STRIKE THREATENED' ,Shipbuilding Industry Faces Hold-up .S ydney, Tuesday. - Another hi'o ?ld-up of the "shipbuilding in °. dustry is threatened. i o?iAbut ioo' enginedrivers, who are key men, have served notices on the einployers at several Sydney dock yards that, unless they are awarded a;a wair loading of 6/- and an increase ?of 12/- in wages, they will declare a 'strike on January 8. If the engine drivers struck, about Sooo waterfront ivorkers, the majority of whom e'are ,skilled men, would be thrown, out of ,employment. iiThe organisinig secretary of 'the ;Fedierated' Etiginedrivers and Fire i men's Association (Mr.' H. Suther ' land) said to-night that the inen ,iwere .demanding that the Federal .Government should redeem pro :mniises made'., by its predecess6rs. The former Minister for Labor (Mr. Holt) had' promised that, he would ,give enginedriversv-"/- war loading additi6nal to the` 3/- they were re ceivintg. This promise r had never been kept.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
WELL-KNOWN SYDNEY amateur boxer, Graeme Emerington a sergeant pilot in the R.A.A.F., on leave in New York, shapes up to former world heavyweight champion, Jack Dempsey. Other Australian airmen in the picture, left to right, are: Sergeant Pilots Reginald Wellham, Alan- Menzies, Reginald Thomas and Bob Kenyon,
TWO AIRMEN KILLED Machines Collide In Mid-air [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
TWO AIRMIEN KILLED Machines Collide In Mid-air Sydney, Tuesday.-Two airmen were killed yesterday when two training* machines collided at a height of about 3000 feet, near Junee. Two other airmen para chuted to safety. The victims of the tragedy were: Flight-Sergeant William Hisketh Jones, 22, instructor, single, formerly of Hectorville (S.A.)., L e a d i n g Aircraftman Vivian Vickers, 22, single, trainee, formerly of Wilmot, Mount Larcom (Qld.). The crew of the second plane, who bailed out, were Flight-Sergeant Ben Weston, instructor, .and Leading Air craftman James. Kyte Oliver, trainee., Oliver was slightly injured. Both planes, which were from the flying training, school at Wagga, crashed and were totally destroyed. Flight-Sergeant Jones was em ployed as a jackeroo before he en listed. Leading Aircraftman Vickers came originally from Stratford, New Zealand. He was a grazier before enlistment. V .
SEES FAULT IN CRICKET SYSTEM [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
SEES FAULT IN CRICKET SYSTEM SYDNEY,. Wednesday.--Stan Mc Cabe has definite views on "one-day cricket. He thinks the conditions which operate at present need revis ing. McCabe's main claim is that matches should be played uider a. "no-draw" rule. "There should be' a .decision in every " match,' said ;McCabe. "Time is equally divided, 'so the team scoring the niost runs in an innings should win.• "Under the present system teams winning the toss lihave a big advan tage. "They naturally send the opposition in to-bat to see which way;the game goes. "If they :strike trouble they can 'button-up;' and play for a draw." V
FIGHTING IN LIBYA Heavy British Air Attacks [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
FIGHTING iN LIBYA Heavy British Air Attacks : Reports that. the enemy's main forces in the Agedabia area yesterday made an effort to repulse our columns closing in;'fronm.the south were con tained in a:Cairo communique, dated Deceniber:29. An enemy column, includinlg tanks, was compelled, in one engagement to, retreat westwards," with the loss of six2tanks: -. "Ot'r artillery) ntortli-east of Age-. dabia-successfully engag.ed. a motor transport'.column. Our air forces, in addlition to: heavy attacks againist the enemy: isolated at Bardia,. contipued,; their . attacks against ;enemy motor transport on the road.iwest, of Age :labia, dlamaging or destroyig a considerable nutmber of vehicles." .
NO WAR BAN ON TRACK ATHLETICS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
NO WAR BAN ON TRACK ATHLETICS The Amateur Athletic Associatioii of N.S.W. decided during last week to carry ouit its original programtime of track and field athletics for 1942. The State juhior championships, for athletes under r9 years of .age, were fixed for January 24 and 31. The Dunn Shield contests will fol low on February 7 and 14; Both competitions will be held at the Sydney Sports Ground: "Until suc .time aS: the Federal Government advises to thie contrary, the policy will lie to carry on," said Mr. T. H. Ferguson, hlion. secretary.of the A.A.A. V
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
SIR ARCHIBALD WAVELL, Britain's Commander-in-Chief.,in India, in a yellow sweater- and' American' cowboy chaps, giving his horse sugar after his morning ride. It was reporteti. last week that General Wavell, conferred with Chinese Army leaders in Chung : king...
No Prisoners RUSSIANS REVENGE ATROCITIES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
No "Priso ?, `' 1 ..R USSI kNS ATROCITIES . LONDON, .Tuesday.. -. Moscow rlio ' iir.' specihal )r~badiist, to Ger tlany laist' ?ight dedlared ivar wvithi o'tit' iuiart'er and. proniised' tliat .eeryy Germaiii:'in Russia ,wouldi. be killed iiai\: by: ai ., : :an. ''le Dail:Maily Mi rdailI that it -is 'il'o sbmd t tiic ' since: c- Rtissiatts claimed an'li rtisotiers, The Mosco , atnotitnouer, gave : ht is alppa'renti:y the reason: for this whleit :said: «We: mnet'cilessly aitlihil'lttd;" eveiy' invader.. IHe detailed a long list of Gerltan .crimes, iticludittng; the hInging :of. sic .tinn and two 'vorittrbf Bogov, "This' ist oily oine 0of the' beastly crim'S the Gertiats -, have comniiitited,t' hie satid, '!We will: forget'tnoting ti ttil f6rgive nothlingi We' will pidy back ia t-ois atidfold the Get dnian' atrocities.": .