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Extra's Success [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 8 January 1942
Extra's Success SHE'S GOOD. That's what they say about' vivacious Phyllis Ruth, but of course they speak of her acting. She was promoted to screen prominence overnight. Phyllis proved herself so capable in a small role, she is now in the running for a big part in "The Fleet's In."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 8 January 1942
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R.A.N. PROMOTIONS ANNOUNCED [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 8 January 1942
R.A.N.. PROMOTIONS ANNOUNCED MEBI.,OURNE, Tuesday. - Thce following promotions, dating from Dccembler 31, were announced by the Naval Board on Modayrv:- licut. Commander to Commander-Harley Chamiberlain Wright. Galfrcy George Osmond Gatacre, D.S.C., R.A.N.; Licut.-Commalenlcr (E) to Comman der (E)-John William Ncvwell Bull, R.A.N. Commander Harleyv Clhamberlain \Vright is a native of Boulder City, \Western Australia. Comimatudcr G. G. C. Gatacre has achieved distnctincton for his service in the present war. In June last ice was mentioned ill dispatches adl in Oc tolber ice was awarded the D.S.C. for good service on Ioard a Royal Navy ship during the sinking of the Ger maln b)attleshil) llismarck. e-Ic is a native of \Vooroolin, Queensland. Commander (E) J. W. N. null has been an Acting Conmmander (iE) since April last. 1e-li was born at Corowia, N.S.W. V--
BRUTAL ASSAULT IS CLIMAX TO SYDNEY WATER VENDETTA [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 8 January 1942
BRUTAL. ASSAULT IS CLIMAX TO SYDNEY WATER VENDETTA SYDNEY, Tuesday.-A vendetta which has been waged against a Water Board inspector and his wife for three weeks past cul minated last Thursday night in a brutal attack on the woman, when she was bashed and stabbed by two intruders. Detectives believe: that foreigners are responsible fo)i an organised reign of terror. The victims are Mr. Patrick Shaw, and his wife, Rita Agnes Shaw, who live in Horsley Road; Guildford. Mr. Shaw\'s duty, as a Water Board employee, is to watch the pipe-line through the Guildford district, and also to police the water restrictions, particularly among the many market gardlens-in the district. .On many occasions, in the course of his dluty, he has met with hostile receptions and threats. The vendetta began on December 12, when an ?attempt was made to set fire to the Shaw home d(luring the. night. Mr. Shaw discovered the out-.l break in time, and the flames were extinguished before much damage was done. Next ...
STOP PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 8 January 1942
STOP PRESS. Eight Japanese flying-boats last night raided Ambin Island (350 miles north of Timor), 20 bombs were dropped, planes machine-gunned the island. Three were killed. President Roosevelt, speaking to Senate at 77th Congress. announced production this year of 60,000 planes, 45,000 tanks and 8 million tons of &nbsp; shipping. 1943 would produce 125,000 planes of which 100,000 would be lighters. Sydney water shortage so serious regulations, gazetted Wednesday, pro hibited use of water between 6 and 10 a.m. and 4 and 8 p.m. Water in baths to be only four inches deep, Hot water systems, heaters banned.
THESE NATIONS SIGNED [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 8 January 1942
THESE NATIONS &nbsp; SIGNED Signatories to the declaration are : The United Kingdom, Nor thern Ireland, The United States of America, The United Soviets of Socialist Republics, China, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India, South Africa, Czechoslovakia, Cuba, Costa &nbsp; Rica, The Dominican Republic, Greece, Guatemala,. Hayti, Honduras, Luxembourg, The Netherlands,. Nicaragua, Nor way, Panama, Poland, Salva dor, Yugoslavia.
INTERSTATE NEWS IN BRIEF BRISBANE CHILDREN [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 8 January 1942
INTERSTATE .NEWS IN BRIEF BRISBANE CHILDREN Brisbane, Tucsday.---Pacific war developments in the next two weeks will decide whether 5,ooo metropoli tan school children will hbe evacuated from Brisbane. A special committee composed of 17 State school inspec tors began to-day to work out zoning schemes of evacuation should acute conditions arise. TOOLS FROZEN Canberra, Tuesday. - Stocks of most types of new hand tools in shops and garages were "frozen" by an order issued at tile week-end by the Minister for Supply (Mr. Beas ley), who said that the tools were needed urgently by tile Navy, Army and Air Force. The order forbids suppliers to sell any of a list of about 80 types of tools. SIR H. CLAPP'S FUTURE Melbourne, Tuesday.-The. future of Sir Har'old Clapp, chairman of the Aircraft Production Commission will be considered shortly by the Federal Government. It is utiderstood that Mr. Curtin will inform Sir Harold that the Government may utilise his services in assisting to solve trans...
Sydney Punter Lands Plunge [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 8 January 1942
Sydney Punter Lands Plunge 'The "tin: 'mine punter," a :spectacular,' bettor on Sydney tracks, "landed :a'-£6,4oo plunge - when: -Freckles won the first . ;idivision of: the Flying Welter . at Mo'orefield' last: .Saturday. Agents worked the ,commis sion- for' the. punter,, who is. on a visit to Melbourne: He rang. them on Friday, outlined the coup, and -told them to step in as soon as the horse drifted. o Freckles eased from 2-I to io-i, then the agents made cash bets with every available book maker.
MELBOURNE TRAGEDY Attempted Murder and Suicide [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 8 January 1942
MtELBOURNE TRAGEDY Attempted Murder and Suicide, MELBOURNE, Tuesday.-News has just been released of a New Year's Day tragedy at the seaside resort of Frankston. Harold Hughes, 55, of Park Street, Frankston, head teacher of Frankston High School, was shot in the left temple by Ralph --Malcolm Stewart-Wallace, 39, aircraft factory worker, of Fisher man's Bend, who then shot himself through the mouth and died. Hughes was taken to Frankston Hospital with a- bullet in his head, and was later transferred to, the Alfred Hospital. He is not on the 'danger list. According to the police Stewart Wallace, a married man, had been' living apart from, his wife, who is believed to be in Sydney. He was friendly with Hughes's dlaughter, and claimed, it is said, to be awaiting a final divorce decree so that he could marry Miss Hughes. Miss Hughes, however, desiring to break off the friendship, had returned from Adelaide to her parents' home in October. Stewart-WVallace had followed her, and had pester...
SPIES SENTENCED LEADERS GET 18 YEARS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 8 January 1942
SPIES SENTENCED,. LEADERS' GET '8 YEARS NEW YORK, Sunday.-The'Fed cral Court yesterday imposed a total of 3 years' imnprisonment on the 33 members of the German spy ring. The leaders, Herman Lang and Frederick Dusquesfie, each' received 18 years, and the three women-Lily Stein, Evelyn Lewis and Weunsten field-12, one and seven years respec tively. •V
INTENSE COLD Miserable Conditions In Europe [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 8 January 1942
INTENSE COLD Miserable Conditions Ip Europe LONDON, Monday.-A message from Berne, Switzerland, states that unusually intense cold in south-eas-. tern and other parts of Europe is in-: creasing the' sufferings of the popu lations, and numerous deaths have b)een reported. , . The thermometer at Istanbul drop ped to the lowest level for 25 years. Italy is experiencing snow-storms, especially from Taranto to 'Brindisi.' The hills around Rome and Vesuvius are snowcltad. The whole of Albania is i, the grip of winter, and also some parts of Spain. The temperature in Aragoti is. phenomenall~y low, and somie persons have been frozen to death. -vV
Three More Brigadiers Arrive In Darwin RECALLED BY ARMY TO TAKE UP NEW POSTS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 8 January 1942
Three More Brigadiers Arrive In Darwin RECALLED BY ARMY TO TAKE UP NEW POSTS (By D. Lockwood, Melbourne Herald Representative in Darwin) - Brigadiers J. J. Murray, S. G. Savige and C. A. Clowes, three of I.-the army officers who have been, promoted to the rank of Major r General, passed through Darwin this week on their way back from ,:i?:?the Middle East to take up new and important duties in Australia. They were recalled under the Conm inonwealth Government scheme to replace glder, men holding important .'posts, with'l young officers whlio have hfid;active service experience. Briga-. dier Robertson and Plant returned last week, On' their . arrival in Darwin none 'f the Brigadiers knew why they were returning or where they were going. They knew,. Simplry, that they had been re called.` When congratulated on their pro motion, Brigadiers Murray andi Sav ige asked, "\Vhat promotion ?" Told that he and his colleagues had returned to Australia to assume important commands with the rank ...
DUTCH INDIES CHIEF HERE FOR WAR TALKS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 8 January 1942
DUTCH INDIES H'I'EF HERE FOR. WARlt TALKS Dr. H. J. van Mook (t.icut-Gov ernor of the Nethierlands East Indies) passed through Darwin this week on his way to Canberra to discuss,'mat-: ters of mutual interest to Australia and the N.E.I. The south-west Pacific unity of command agreement is the cause of tlie ,visit. Mr. Curtin welcomes the visit as tangible evideride" df the close co-operation of the.: Netherlands East Indies and'. the Corhmon wealth. .r ' A report from the Adelaide Adver tiser, said - that .Dr. iana M£ook, who arrivedin Sydney yesterday, is prob ably..the only ;Lieuteiant Gov?rnor General: ever to arrive in Australia, or. any other country for that matter, hatless, 'coatless. and wearing an open necked shirt.
COAL STRIKES MUST CEASE Curtin's Warning [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 8 January 1942
COAL STRIKES - MUST' CEASE CUrtini's warninig ?,SYDNEY, Wednesday.-The Prime Minister (Mr. Curtin), in. :a:telegrain to the leaders of the miners -yeserday,, warned thermi that strikes had to cease on the coalfields. "So grave is Australia's positiorn. that if coal is not available for es- scntial' war purposes; I must take steps to get it, and %ll do so," said. Mr. Cuitin's telegram. "Neither the bosses, nor the . workers.can be alowed to increase thle dangers to the country," said the Prime Minister. Mr. Curtin received a reply frombn the Secretary of the .Miners' Federa-, lion (Mr. G. Grant), assuring him that the Central Council and th -rank and file of the Miners' Federation had acceptedl and endorsed the machinery provided by the Govern- ments. Soutlt Coast, miners had been .in structed to return to work said Mr. Grant. S- ----V ----
ACKNOWLEDGMENT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 8 January 1942
ACKNOWLEdOGME[i T 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;., : a Daily Teleg aph and Sunday Telegraph, Sydney, for news-. pictures,, joke wtrtoons, other illustrations,. . The Sun News-Pictorial. Mel bourne, for.;"Bluey and Curley," and news pictures. Daily Miirror, Sydney for photos and short story illustra tions. , The Advertlserand.The ,News, Adelaide, .-for . last-minute news and pictures. The Yaffa Syndicate, Sydney,. for :thee crossword puzzle. Mr. Frank Clune, for the serial story. R; . ,. Mr. Alan Foley for short° stories, . For all Interstate sporting re suits and details: . Daily Telegraph' and Sun day rTelegraph, S ydno;?, The - Herald, Melbourne; 'The Cburiter Mail and Sunday 'Mail, B~is . bane;.-The'.News and. The Mail. Adelaide; The Sunday ?Times, Perth; and The Mercury, Hobart. .We thank the Australian,.As...
Pacific Leaders GENERAL WAVELL HOLDS WIDEST COMMAND EVER [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 8 January 1942
Pac c:Leaders GENERAL WA VELL -HOLDS WIDEST COMMAND EVER Allied nations.in. thePacific war, have pooled.all.theirnaval, arrimy, aid. air forces to. fight Japan with unified control and. concerted strategy. .General =Sir Archibald Wavell.has been appointed supreme commander of Allied land, sea, and -air forces in the south-west Pacific. General Wavcll's command is the widest ever given to a war leader- because of the extent of the battle front, and because land, sea aiicd air forces have never before been under joint control. Announcements of this decision, made simultaneously in Canberra and Washihgton last Sunday, revealed that General WVavell's chief subor dinates will be: Deputy Supreme Commander: Major General George .H1. Brett, Chief of the Uniited States Army Air Corps, who is ihi the Far East. Chief-of-Stiff: General Sir -Penry Pownall, British Commander-in Chief in the Far East. ,Naval Commander: Admiral Thomas Hart, Commander of the Unitdd States' Asiatic Fleet. General Chi...
ALL ABOARD FOR SINGAPORE THE STORY SO FAR [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 8 January 1942
ALL ABOARD FOR SINGAPORE By FRANK CLUNE THE STORY SO FAR Our serial has taken us from the flying-boat base at Rose Bay, Sydney, over the regular Empire route to Singapore. The author is on a io,ooo-mile return journey to Malaya, and is telling the story of his trip. After leaving Darwin and passing over the strategic isles of the Dutch East Indies, Frank Clune arrived in Malaya. He visited, and told us all about Penang, Ipoh, Port Swettenham, Malacca, the R.A.A.F. in Malaya, the defences of Singapore and many other points of interest that have come so much into the news in the past few weeks. Last instalment the author described his final night in Singapore, which, to use his own words-"was a wow." Now read on ..... INSTALMENT No. 21 CHAPTER XXV. BATAVIA AND BANDOENG Dawn patrol, and I'm aloft once again in a Qantas flying boat. Singapore re cecies, we cross the Equator, enter the Southern, Hemisphere, and nestle down at Batavia four hours later. - Descending in the outer harbor at ...
Industrial Relations Council Panel Completed [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 8 January 1942
Indus trial Relations Council Panel Completed CANI IBEIRRA, .Tuesday.-The se lection of the personnel for the new Intlu.strial Relations Cotincil is expec ted to )be completed to-daly, and the first meeting of the Council will prob ably be held at Canberra late this week, under the chairmanship of the Chief Jitstice of Queensland (Sir William WVeb). IThlc ln(ldstrial Panel has bccn completed. It will comprise Messrs. C. G. Pallon .(Qld,), R. A. King, tM. l..C., J.' O'Toole, J. Cranwell, and J. Healey (N.S,\W.), J, F. Walsh (S.A.), C. Crofts and P. L. Clarcy, 'M.IL.C, (Vic;) :
PURCHASING WAR SUPPLIES IN AMERICA [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 8 January 1942
PURCHASING WAR SUPPLIES IN AMERICA .MELBOURNE, Monday. - The appointment of Mr. L. R. McGregor,. Australian Trade Commissioner in America, to the newly created position of Direc tor-General of -War Supplies Procurement in U.S.A., was an nounced by the -Minister for Trade and Customs "(Senator Keane) at the week-end. The acceleration of Australia's war effort depended in no small measure on expediting the flow of essential equipment and raw materials from the U.S.A., said Senator Keane. SUnified Control The Fcderal Government had de cided .to bring the various" Australian representatives engaged on the pro curement of U.S.A. supplies within the framework of a single organisa tion tinder unified control.. That or ganisa4tion would 'be known ' as the 'Commonwealth of Australia War Supplies Procurement. Mr. McGregor would be its head. Mr. McGregor was . educated in Scotland, and gained practical busi ness experience in India before com ing to Australia.