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INTERSTATE NEWS IN BRIEF NEW YEAR WELCOME [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 January 1942
INTERSTATE NEWS IN BRIEF NEW YEAR WELCOME Adelaide, Friday.-The year 1942 was welcomed very quietly in Ade laide and the suburbs.' There was none of the old fashioned gaiety, no factory whistles blowing or bells ringing, andl no street jollification. RIFLES DEMANDED Melbourne, Thursday.-All pat terns of .303 rifles, .3o3 ammunition and aperture sights of Kings and Bisley models are to be impressed under National Security Regulations and delivered to the nearest collect ing centre by January 13. Impress ment will be at assessed values made by purchasing officers, who will carry a warrant of appointment, which is to be produced on demand. WATTLE AND FEVER Canberra, Thursday.-Contrary to general belief, wattle pollen is one of the least likely causes ofLhay fever. This has been established in experi nients conducted by the Common wealth serum laboratories and the Sydney University. W.A.A.F. RECRUITS Melbourne, Thursday.-Five hun dred new recruits for tile Womens Auxiliary Air Force wil...
GILCHRIST BEATS JOHN BROMWICH [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 January 1942
GILCHRIST BEATS JOHN BROMWICH Sydney, Saturday.-In the Annual Seaside Tennis Championships, played at Manly. this afternoon, Jim Gilchrist defeated John Bromwich 6-4, 6-2 in the 'men's single cham pionship. Jack Crawford defeated R. Felan 6-2, 6-4. In the semi-final of the women's ehampionships,'Miss 0. Stebbing de feated Joan Hartigan 6-i, 6-2. Printed and published by Captain W. H. Sellen. Press Unit, 7 M.D., Darwin.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 January 1942
TO CUT DOWN THE USE OF CARS AND PETROL Red Cross volunteer women will ride motor cycles. Here are some of them after a training spin at Albert Park, Melbourne, during the week,' getting a few words of advice from the instructor.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 January 1942
SUNKISSED BLONDE. -eeking a light tan for Christmas, blonde Joan Har rison sunbaked at Lady Martin's Beach, Point Piper, Her bare midriff sunsuit is made of white terry towel ling if you're interested in that part of the picture,
JAPANESE DROP LEAFLETS FOR A.I.F. Appeal To Lay Down Arms [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 January 1942
JAPANESE DROP LEAFLETS FOR A.I.F. Appeal To Lay Down Arms MELBOURNE, Friday.-Leaflets in pidgin English, urging Aus tralians to cease fighting have been dropped- by the Japanese -in Malaya during indiscriminate bombing raids. The leaflets, crudely composed, attempted to cause a cleavage between Allied troops. One of the leaflets brought to Atts tralia by a R.A.A.F. officer, who re trievedl it during a raid, was released for puhlication yesterday by tire Minister for Air (Mr. Drakeford). It states:- "i. We inform you, Australian soldier, that, as at present the main fleets of the English Far Eastern and American Pacific squadrons have nearly destroyed by Japanese navy, it is too clear that you will have to incur the niiserablle and dreadful state which was formerly shown in the hat tie at the island Create and in l)tnkerque if you dare to continue fighting against us, Japan. "2, Home soldiers of England rn Malay are ready to retreat, and, by the order of London a great many transport...
PUNTER WINS £5000 AND GOES HOME [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 January 1942
PUNTER WINS £5000 AND GOES HOME ......SYDNEY, Saturday.-A Mel bourne punter won more than £5,ooo on Randwick's short priced winners on New Year's Day. His plunge on Soho, winner of the first race, reduced the odds from 5's to 3's, and he collected £16oo. He had one bet of £6oo to £40oo and two of 250 to £200 about Mon Pere, winner of the first Juvenile. Investing nearly £2000, he laid the odds on Battle Dress in the second Juvenile, and won more than £Iooo. He invested £0ooo on Dewar, at prices ranging, from 2 to I to 6 to 4, and won nearly £2000ooo. The punter lost on the other races, but his investments on them were small. "I knew nothing, so had only an interest," he said. The punter returned to Melbourne on Thursday night. V
BERYL'S THIRD WIN IN SKIFF TITLE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 January 1942
BER YL'S THIRD WIN IN SKIFF TITLE BRISBANE, Saturday. - Beryl (N.S.W.), won the final heat of the Australian" 12ft. skiff championship on Thursday. Beryl had previously won the title. by winning the first two heats, This is the first time a Ift skiff has won the three heats of a national title. The Queensland skiff, Resolve, fin ished second in Thursday's heat; I min. 8 sec. behind Beryl. Nina (Queensland), finished third. The New South Wales skiffs Hot Pdint, Valete, and Scandal were the last to finish. Total points were: Beryl (N.S.W.) 45, Resolve (Q.), i7, Nina (Q.) i I, Scandal (N.S.W. 3, Jaclem (Q.), and Dorothy (Q.) i.
WESTBURY GETS SYDNEY CHANCE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 January 1942
WESTBURY GETS SYDNEY CHANCE SYDNEY, Saturday.-Alan West bury will fight Bobby Rivers at Sydney Stadium on Monday night. Bill Fadden was to have fought Westbury, but was called up by the militia last week. Westbury showed good form at Newcastle last Saturday, when he outpointed Tommy Colteux. Leichhardt Stadium manager '(Mr. Herb McHugh), said he was arrang ing a boxing programme, but would make no announcement for a few days. GILDO-CRANE -FIGHT NEWCASTLE, Friday.-"Young" Gildo (9.6) and -"Hoppy".Crane (9.7) fought a draw over 12 rounds at Newcastle Stadium on Thursday night. Crane was twice warned by the referee for butting, Tommy Chapman (9,i) defeated Virc Vaisey (8.io) on t.k.o. at the end of round four.
MORE SPORTSMEN JOIN FORCES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 January 1942
MORE SPORTSMEN JOIN FORCES MELBOURNE, Saturday. - Jack Reardon, leading Australian Rugby League centre three-quarter for several years and vice-captain of the "Kangaroos" team which toured England in I937-38, has been ac depted for the A.I.F; Negro boxer, Alabhma Kid, is. seeking to join the A.I.F. after he has fought his next scheduled bout. J. Feggens, one of Sydney's well known jockeys has joined up for overseas service and after riding at to-day's races entered camp. . v.
SYDNEY'S WATER Board's Severe Restrictions [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 January 1942
SYDNEY'S WATER Board's Severe Restrictions SYDNEY, Thursday. - The Water Board yesterday decided to increase restrictions on the use of water, making these the most severe ever imposed in the his tory of the Board. Some of the restrictions are: The withdrawal of water for domestic purposes (other than sani tary flushing) totally prohibited, ex ccpt between 6 a.m. and to a.ni., and 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Water required for domestic use during prohibited hours to be stored in small receptacles and not to exceed one gallon -per head in each household. Prohibition of the use of domestic hot water storage systems except in hospitals. All permits for the watering of rare plants to be immediately withdrawn, except in the case of the Botanic K Gardens. The use of water for watering golf greens, bowling greens, tennis courts, croquet lawns and cricket pitches totally prohibited. Watering times for market gardens are also re stricted. It was stated in a report to the Board that the present drought...
Hitler's Regrets [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 January 1942
SHiters 4Regrets Referring' to the attack on Russia in his New Year order fo the..Army, Hitler said:- "I would rather have chosen 'ieace'than war. Peac??would have meant an abunitice' of happy tasks for me; I regret this 'var not. only because of the sacrifices it has cost Germany and other nations, but also for the time taken from those planning social: and'ci.vilising works. 'Japan, tired of eternal American ex tortions':and threat:s, is now acting in self defence.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 January 1942
.M4rssa v /'o. ' 'SOLDIER RECOMMENDS. IODEX TO NEWLY ENLISTED BR-OTHER. A Yarraville lady writes: "My brother in the Middle East has sent the following advice to his younger brother, who is about to go abroad: " 'Get a jar of lodex and carry it with you always, especially in the Tropic " Belt, as it is the only thing 1 know of that will heal Wog (Arab) Sores. -" 'Nearly everyone gets these running sores, which are very dificult to,. heal. I have had dozens but can always stop them in two days with lodex and they heal without leaving a scar."' As a proven First-Aid remedy, "Iodex" is famous throughout the world. In Egypt, India, Africa, China Done't reat ta urteay-ta, and Malaya-in fact, in every tropi a real burn. IODEXK I cal and sub-tropical country--where quickly penetroae deeply sores quickly become septic, "lodex" aid eorthe and Aheal the " has proved of exceptional value not damaged, Inflamed tissues. only as a dressing for wounds and sores, but also in the treatment of parasi...
ATTEMPTED ASSAULT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 January 1942
ATTEMPTED ASSAULT Sydney, Thursday.-Entering by the bedroom window early this morn ing, a masked man attempted a criminal assault on Mrs. Marjorie 'Einice Jenson, 22, of Manchester Road, Auburn, as she lay'in bed feed ing her two months old baby. :Mrs. Jenson screamed for help and the man escapedl,by the, window through whichl he had entered.
ARMY SOCCER FINAL AT WINNELLIE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 January 1942
ARMY SOCCER FINAL AT WINNELLIE The "Wanderers" Soccer team play their final competition match this afternoon, when they -kick off against' the Ambulance at Winellie, Although being rather unfortunate in losing some of their best playes, they have achieved remarkable success, by winning their last four matches against formidable teams, and are hoping to make to-morrow's match the fifth successive win. A good game is expected.
SPORTING FLASHES FROM EVERYWHERE DAYLIGHT SAVING AFFECTS ROUTINE OF RACE STABLES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 January 1942
SPOITINGf LASB ES FROM EVERYWHERE DAYLIGHT SAVING AFFECTS ROUTINE OF RACE STABLES SSYDNEY, Saturday. Beaulivre, Caulfield : Cup and Doomben Cup winner, is'the first champion racehorse affected by the day light saving, which came into operation on New Year's Day. Beaulivre usedl to do after-break bfast exercise' at Randwick, which meant he was stirred from his bed of hay at 9 o'clock.. This week trainer Geo. Price changed him to pre-breakfast exer cise, and he left his stable at 5 a.m. But when clocks were put on an hour. on Thursday morning It meant'getting BeauliVre out of bed in `semi-darkness. '':"Dawn track-watchers who saw i-eaulivre on Tuesday for the first time since last winter declared he had developed into a thoroughbred of rare quality. Unless the race clubs alter the times during .which tracks 'are open for training gallops, there will be in sufficient light for all the teams to get through their work. To avoid this and any upset to the set routine of horse training, mos...
JAPAN'S POISON DRAUGHT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 January 1942
JAPAN'S POISON, yDRAUGHT The Chungking official radio says that Marshal Chiang, Kai-shck, in a New Year. message,. said that: Japan's adventure in the` Pacific might..be lilkened to :a. draught. of poison 'taken to quench the thirst, "Their thirst for. conquest: is so acute," lie saidl, "that it hats ldutted. them to diink what they are;pletcfetl, aware is poison. They hitie -just gained. .a momentary atlcviation, bfit the poison will eventually kill' then: "The Allies 'must prepare for the, worst possible situation, but later they will find themselves in a posit ion to inflict: overwhelming punish ment on the enemy.".
ANGLO AMERICAN ALLIANCE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 January 1942
" .:ANGLO AMERICAN ALLIANCE NEW YORK,. Friday.---The Washington Correspondent of the New ."York Times states that, he has learned from official sources that an announcement of a formal Anglo-American " war alliance will be forthcom -ing from the White House after the returin of' Mr. Churchill. from Ottawa.
Russia's Greatest Victory 250,000 Of Enemy Routed [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 January 1942
R~ssia's Greatest:. Victory 250;000: Of Enemy Routed News of Russia's greatest singlev ictory.since theirrcounter offensive began on November ag, is said to confirm what correspondents 'have been hinting -for weeks-that M. Staliti's objective is not priniarily the recovery of lost territory, but fh? 'smashitii up of the* German Army. The Australian Associated Press says that Mbscow.'has.:ishered in the New, Year ,with the announcement of ,the greatest single:-victory-ithe rout ing'-of six German Army Corps, be lieved to; total 250oooo men, Qon 'the southern sector. of the .Central front and the recapture of Kaluga, 10o miles south west of Moscow,. SHidtler's vaunted :annihilation policy. as turned against himself, and well informed circles ;agred ?that 'the Ger :tians. arc. already., so badly' mauled: that-they .are in mno position .to con template taking ':the: initiative in Russia this winter, or early in the spring. . .The' rout of the six Army Corps " nieans that''two- or 'three...
OFFICIAL LIST OF NEW ARMY COMMAND APPOINTMENTS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 January 1942
OFFICIAL LIST OF NEW ARMY COMMAND APPOINTMENTS MELBOURNE, Saturday.-In a late report the Army Minister (Mr. Forde), announced the fol lowing new Army appointments. Each of these first eight officers to be promoted to rank of Major General. Brigadiers G. A. Vasey, senior G.S.O. to Lieut-General Sir* Iven Mackay (G.O.C. Home Defence);,H. C. .H. .Robertson, Coinmand Ist Cavalry Division, N.S.W.;. V. C. P. Plant, G.O.C. Western Command; C. A. Clowes, Command Ist Inf. Div., N.S.W., S. G. Savige, Commandi:rd Inf. Div., Victoria; J. J, Murray, im portant Active Command, N.S.W.; W. J. M. Lock, Command 2nd Cavy. Div., Victoria; W. A. B. Steele, Base Commandant, Victoria, Lieut.-Col, W. E, H. Pascoe, D.A.Q.G. Major General' Fewtrell, Base Commandant, N.S.W. Brigadier W. J. tUrquliart, D,A. D,A., &nd Q.G. Easterni Cpmmand, . Col, A. M. Forbes, Base Com mandant, Northern Command., Col. E. L. Vowles, Brigadier and District Commandant, Hobart . Col, R. N. L. 'Hopkins, Director Military op...