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Manrico Not To Race Again? GREAT SPRINTER [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
'Manrico Not To Race Again? GREAT SPRINTER Melbourne, WVednesday.-Manrico, one of the greatest horses-seen down the straight six furlongs at Fleming ton in recent years, is to have a long spell, and ' it is possible that he will never race again. Jack Holt, trainer of Manrico, said to-day that the horse was sore after his run in the Christmas Handicap at Flemington on Friday. Such sore ness was not unusual with 'Manrico, who had given him considerable trouble for a long timte.. Manrico is not an acceptor for Thursday's Standish Handicap at Flemington. He won .the race twice -in I939,, when he defeated Aurie's Star and Amiable, and last year, when he won from. Industry and Cumulus. Manrico.has been a great performer over sprint distances, and it will be had .luck for his owners if' the spell does not bring him back to his best. Koorenbeen. is another. horse un likely to' race again for a while. After riaving run at Mentorte on Saturday he was' found to lie suffering from an injured n...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
£6000 - for 2/6 - Ask C. J. CASHMAN & C 1 ??O about it Cashman's have been appoint. ed sole agent in Darwin for the WA. CHARITIES CONSULTATIONS which have been successfully conducted under Government supervision, since 1932. Tickets are 2/6. There is £12,700 prize money, including a first prize of £6000. Buy a ticket a Week at CASHMAN'S.
XMAS SPORTS CARNIVAL AT EAST POINT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
XMAS SPORTS CARNIVAL AT EAST POINT Four teams competed in the Christ mas Carnival hel at East Point last Sunday. The carnival was a great success and the large assembly of spectators enjoyed the athletics imme?nsely. The outstanding highlights of the events was the Hop, Step arid Jump, won by Adanis. This was a supreme elfort on the part of this Gunner, considering the ground was far from arena class. The Old Buffers' Race provided much speculation, and Dawsont started a firm favorite; He was in terfered with at the 'barrier and missed the jump. However, he put in: a great sprint down the straight and was iapidly overhauling "Camel" VWorth when the post was reached: The punters weeie rather hostile and the "Bookie" narrowl'y missed being clubbed. The only. thing that saved his "skin" was thel fact that earlier in the dlay he had gloriously ciried off the Sprint Race final. 'Competing teatns were: Fire- Coin .mand (F.C.), Right Section. (R.S.), Left Section (L.S.), and Em'ployed (E.)...
PAUPER WITH £3700 Death at Benevolent Institution [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
PAUPER WITH £3700 Death at Benevolent Institution Melbournc, Wednesday.-A pauper wili £3700oo, who was discovered on Christmas .Day at the Gill Memorial Home, 'where. lhe weint for a free Chi'istmas dlinndr, died last night ,in a betievolent institution. He has not yet been identified. The money' is distributed in the vaults of three Melbourne banks, waiting for someone .who. can claim kinship. Solicitors knew him as Hentry Marks, and were not aware he was wealthy. V
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
HEALTH FOR BEAUTY, says star. This pretty girl owes her radiant charm to a programme of healthy exercise, sunshine, and a diet full of vitamins. You might be seeing this dark-eyed lovely in the Columbia film, "Tillie the Toiler."
WATER SHORTAGE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
WATER SHORTAGE Thursday. Island is still' in the throes of a water famiine. The sup plies which had been rcccived from Prince of Wales Island have: now run out andl the residents have been" niainly -relying on "'pssi?ig steiriters, to IMing along the!irwater,necds,
MURDERER GIVES HIMSELF UP [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
MURDERER GIVES? HIMSELF UP J-HO B3A RT, Wednesday.--A mur derer who escaped from the Lauch Ian Park Hospital, New Norfolk, last week, gave himself up after` 12: hours' freedom. -He is Cyril Esteourt, alias Robert Estcourt, who was convicted of, hav ing murdered three pcoiple, including his= wife, at;,Grass Tree 1 Hill, ineai' Hobart, in 1939.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
FEET THAT SOON ACHE & TIRE Whether your work is at home, in the factory or shop, the contin ual strain is bound, to tell not only on your. feet;!but make you miser able and depressed. If, your feet. let you down, do'6"ot fail to try the Zam-Buik treatment. Zam-Buk.brings wonderful relief, from aching, painl and soreness, heals .chafing. and blisters, :and makes your feet easy and comfort able. Never be without a handy box of Zanm-Buk . Are In -Need. Of 7am-Buk £5 £5 £5 SERVICEMEN Win £5 Easily and Pleasantlyi Jusfrute Ltd. will pay Six Cash Prizes of £5 each to Servicemen stationed at Darwin or on H.M.A. Ships, for the best recipes for drinks of which the main ingredient is Orange and-or Lemon Juice. = The drinks may be of any type,, alcoholic or non-alcoholic, and there is no restriction ex cept that the base must be Jusfrute Juice. THERE IS NO ENTRY FEE In the event of a tie the first recipe opened takes the prize. The competition closes on February 14th, 1942 Simply post ...
POSSIBLE RATIONING OF CLOTHING New Industrial Relations Council May Advise Government [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
POSSIBLE RATIONING OF CLOTHING New Industrial Relations Council May Advise Government CANBERRA, Wednesday.-Major problems on which. the new Australian Industrial Relations Council may.be asked to advise the Commonwealth' Government" will include the rationing of consumer .eoods. Indicating this yesterday, the Min-i ister- for. Supply (Mr. Beasley) said that the council's advicc might also be sought on the transfer of mcechani cal industry from : non-essential to essential war production, and the qluestion of obviating .any resultant loss or lag in manpower. It is proposed that there should be at least four Ministerial chairmen of the council, according to the subjects for discussion. One will be Mr. Beasley him self, and the. others the Minister. for Labor (Mr. Ward), the Min ister: for Munitions (Mr. Makin), and the Minister for War Organi sation of Industry (Mr. Dedman). Mr: Beasley said that. the council could 'lecome. an organlisation of very greit impoitance to the war effort. ...
Heavy Petrol Drums Urgently Needed [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
Heavy. Petrel Drums Urgently Needed Canberra; Wednesday;i.rhc Gov erunment has ordered the increased mattnufacture of licavy petrol drums, which are now being manufactured at the rate of :bctween 5000 and 7000 a Week,. -Mr,,I3casley (Minister for Stipply) said yesterday that evcry availallec petrol storage, either in drums or rc .seller'. tanks throughout Australia, would be used. '.The .Government expected'.to re •Ceive abotit 70,000 drums as a result of the :recent demand for the return .of:' all'.- druns .-uider the, -National Security Regulations.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
STIRRING PICTURE of the war at sea, this photograph, released by the British Admiralty, shows (arrow) a torpedo striking the water after having been droppeo from the Italian plane, around which anti-aircraft shells are bursting. The torpedo struck and damaged the bows of the British battleship, Nelson. The bomber was shot down just after this picture was taken. The ship shown is not the Nelson. The action occurred in the Mediterranean when Italian planes tried to block a British supply convoy.-Clipper airmail photo.
Clue May Prove Identity Of Train Wreckers [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
Clue May Prove. Identity Of Train Wreckers Sydney, Tuesday.-Detectives think that two' steel discs badly pitted. by the gelignite explosion which blew up the carriage of the railway pay master at Yanderra on December 8, killing'three men, nmay prove a clue that will lead to the arrest of the per petrators of the outrage. A reward of £1500oo has been `offered by the Government and Railway Depart ment for information that will lead to the conviction of the murderers. The discs were found on the per manent way close to where the gelig nite was exploded by a battery. As the Railway. Department cannot re cognise the discs as *its property, detectives think they had been, used by the bandits to set the explosion on: the line.'
PRIME MINISTER LIFTS BAN ON HOLIDAY LEAVE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
PRIME MINISTER. LIFTS BAN ON HOLIDAY LEAVE. Melbourne, Tuesday. - After January 3 employers will be free to give rostered annual leave to their employees, so long as no diminution of production is in volved. This was made clear to-clay by the Primice Miniter, who said that the comnllete. ban on rostered recrea tion leave was necessary during the Christmas and New Year holidays to pi-event the use of loopholes by the unscrupulous; but the Govern ment had no desire to interfere with leave, which .would increase, rather than retard, production. Mr. Curtin said that there should be careful staggering. of leave to prevent any large number of men being itway' from any one establish mnent at the same time. "1 do not -propose to stop .ainual leave ' necessary for : maintaining physical fitness," he added, "that would have an adverse effect on pro-, duction. But there: rimust be' nothing resembling the indlustrial paralysis that would have marked the Christ mas holiday period had conditions ...
MURDER CHARGE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
MURDER CHARGE.. Sydney, Tucsday.-At the. in'quiry. yesterday; into the death of Mrs. Vera Doris Watt, of Kent Street, Collaroy, which was.stated by a doctor to have been caused by stryhnine, Ronald Donald Paget, 47, of Epping, .who has been charged with murder, was present in custody.
VICTORIA PARK RACE RESULTS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
VICTORIA. PARK RACE RESULTS Sydney, Wednesdfy.-Races held at Victoria Park this afternoon resulted as follows: TRIAL HANDICAP-14 miles-PLIM SOL, 9.0 (Munro) 1, Trump Card, 7.10 (Knox) 2, Alluring, 8.11 (McMenamin) 3. Three quarters of a length, half a length. Time, 2.1514. Scratched: Fiery Cross, Dame Pauline, Quite Good. BETTING: Evens, 15-1; 7-1; Tote: £1/0/9, £1/11/9, 12/6. FLYING HANDICAP--61' furs.-POST MAN, 8.3 (McMenamin) ., Insignia, 7.9 (Cook) .2, Walkalong, 7.6 (Delaney) 3. A head, a length. Time, 1.191,. Scratched: Radical, Monte Cristo, Metallic, War Trophy. BETTING: 7-4, 9-4, 7-1. Tote: £1; 7/3. 15/3. . . MAIDEN TWO-YEAR-OLD-1st div.- 41z furs.-CONTENDER, 8.7 (Podmore) 1, Tralena, 8.3 (McCarten) 2, Tahmoor. 9.0 (Munro) 3. A neck, 11,2 lengths; Time, 543,. Scratched: Sweepstake. BETTING: 7-1, 10-1, 7-4. Tote: £3/8/6, £1/5/9, 6/9. MAIDEN TWO-YEAR-OLD-2nd div. 4Q' ufrs.-BELLE DESIREE, 8,3 (Pod more) 1, Double Birthday, 7.12 (Hughes) 2 Two Macs. 8.0 (Gillard) 3, Short head,...
Leading Jockeys Duel For Premiership [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 1 January 1942
Leading Jockeys Duel For Premiership Melbourne, Wednesday. - Vic toria's leading riders, H. Badger and J. Purtell, had a spirited duel at Mentone, where the long pro-. gramme at last Saturday's meet ing gave them -many, oppor tunities. Purtell hopped off with a couple of winners, but B3adger fought- bacl doggedly, and before. the afternoon was finished, had wrested the lead from the younger rider with a .well timed treble. In spite of a blank day at the.Fleni ington meeting on Boxing IDay; where he was unlucky enough to register three seconds, Purtell started on the Saturday with a slight lead over Badger. He rode the .first two winners, which gave him a lead of 21 winners -the half winner being a dead-heat. It appeared that, Purtell had every chance of holding his lead, as Badger didn't ride a winner until thle sixth race. He then followed up with two more winners. The present positions of these jockeys on the- premiership- list shows Badger with '331 wins and, Purtell 33 wins1,. T...