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WIDOW'S BIG ESTATE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 8 January 1942
WIDOW'S BIG ESTATE. Appliication has been iide for pro bate of the will of the late Mrs. Emma Alexander White, of Potts Point. The estate has been sworn at a net value of £7o,295/9/7. The late Mrs. Vhlite, who was the widow of the late grazier, left the whole of her estate to relatives.
ALL A QUESTION OF BALANCE! [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
ALL A QUESTION - -OF BALANCE! ..,TO GET to be a film star, it isn't alto g..ether necessary to be.able to do this. Still,. it's.handy, and it looks fine. The lady poised so delicately is Diana Lewis. She also preserves a nice :balance Ib' tween a film career and looking after husband "Thin Man" Bill Powell.
Army News Crossword No. 23 ACROSS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
,i Army News Crossword -N.0 23 1 Press closely '4 Mountain pass in'India:ll 8 Protrudes 12-Winged part. 13 Weird " 14 Plane. surface. ,.15 One blindly devotg?~p, a cause. . . 17 3-banded armadillo. 19 Greeklr~ tt?r7 20 Having' a central position. 21 :Help,.' 22 Son of Jacob. 23-Dry: -sif wines. - 24 Temperate': .25 Parted with; 26. Printer's measure. .27 Manufac tured. 28 Brisk ?dance. 29 Dress. . 31 Most plucky. 34, Insect. 35 Fruit :of apple ifamtily: 36 Towards, 37 Untamed, . 39 Street urchin. ,40 Dutch liquid. measure. 41 Irritate., 42 Toward the moutlih, 43 Slice. - 44 Egyptian sun 45 Great number. 46 Foretell, 48 English public, school. 50 Elongated fish. 52 Period, 53 Gainsay. 54 Let fall. 55 Thing; in law. DOWN 1 Thrust abruptly. 2 Food. 3 Necromancy, 4 Obtain, 5 Personal lronoun. 0 Fit to be cultivated, 7:iefpresented. Solution to No, 23 Puzzle, willappear next Thursday - 8 Broad mouthed vessel, 0 Birthplace of Abraham. 10 One of the. United States. 11 Godly person. 106 Sup...
FIERCE FIRE DESTROYS OVER 5,000 SHEEP [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
FIERGCE FIRE DESTIROYS:U "OV.E.R .5;00.0 SHEEP ADELAIDE, Tlfursday.-One of the worst fires in .the history of the Naracoorte district broke out yester day. It burned fiercely throughoti the night;-and was iidt brought under control until this morning. Enormous losses in 'stock, fodder,, grasslands, machinery and buildings occurred. More than- .5,000 sheep perished,. and many cattle'were destroyed.; The fire began shortly after a Wolseley-bound train passed through.. Naracaorte, and spread rapidly to a six-mile front in one locality. Mr. Arthur Butler,'who.was first to notice the outbreak,. tried to prevent it spreading to hii property, but he was caught in' the flames and just managed, to scramble ..up a tree,... where he poured. water on his. clothing from , a knapsack spray.: When found, he .was almost in a state of collapse, butt soon recovered. A garage. and sheds on Mr. Wit ford's farm were, destroyed, together.- with grassland and sheep. One .of the heaviest ., losers was - Mr...
WAVELL'S COMMAND P.M. CURTIN REBUKES MR. ATTLEE MELBOURNE, Saturday.— [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
WAVELL'S COMMANDi P.M: CURTIN REBUKES MR. ATTLEE MELBOURNE, Saturday. - Britain's deputy Prime Minister and Labor .Party leader, Clement Attlee, has been taken to task by Australian Labor Prime Minister,. John -Curtin, for stressing that . Australia is excluded from Gen eral Wavell's S.W. Pacific Com mand. In the House of Commons on Friday, Mr.: Attlce drew attention to the limiting 6f General Wavell's strategic authority to exclude India and Australia. Mr. Curtin's comment on this was: that it was injudicious for a British Cabinet Minister to reveal such things. "General Wavell's - command," added the Primlie Minister,. "includes a great part of Australia's strategic defence 'areas. Further, the Anglo, Australian, .American, Dutch agree- ment is far wider than General Wav ell's command in the south-west Pacific," ,Vs
MONSTER SHIP PROGRAMME [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
MONSTER .SHIP PROGRAMME Maritime . Commission's report tabled in ,Congress shows that in 1942 and 1943 America will ilaunch 14,ooo merchant, ships totalling 13 million tons. Ten thousand officers and 4o,ooo seamen will have to be trained 'to mai this fleet. Report also shows that despite tonnage made available 'to army alld iavy, the U.S. mercantile marine still has a cargo-carrying capacity greater .than in 1939. V
Film Star Weddings [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
Filn .Stat Weddiings SANTA "BARB1ARA. (California), ,Friday--Mikcye.Rooncey, .the .leadiing film boxoffice draw, and Ava Gair dner, wvho .has just. .beet given heir first featurced ,role in filnis, applied for a marriage licence yesterday, but did not reveal the date of the wved ditig. Rooney used his truc rnaine of Joc Yule, Jnr., and gave Iiis age'as 2J. NEW \ YORK,. Friclay.-The film stars George Brent and Annt Sheri dan.l were married at Palin.' Beaci, Florida, last Monday night. -- V -- --
RECORD FLIGHT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
RECORD FLIGHT SLanding. at: La'- Guardia: air port, a: Pan-American 'Clipper, completed the longest.continu ous )flight., in - history, having flown 24,686 miles' fron' Auck? land _(N.Z.), where the war caught ,her.. . Captain .,Ford said he flew without radio- communication * or weather ,,reports' over" 'the route,. which ,was...previously only "carefully. studied" when it was, selected :months ago in * case of emergency. The Clipper's log. showed it left Auckland on Decemberi.x6, picked -up crew :and. engineers at New Caledonia, landed 18 passengers in Australia, made the Dutch', East 'Indies, , flying, without lights, 'and landing without signals, .by-passed .Aden,` and .eventually , reached the West African Coast. :It:then ,facedthe hardest lap, the. 3ooo mile.-Atlantic crossing to.Birazil. The.ilongest hop:was 3583 miles: -Five' of the 'r8 hops were--each: -more than 2000ooo miles.
Many Dead In Cloudburst [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
Many Dead In Cloudburst RIO DE JANEIRO, Thursday. Twenty-eight people were killed- and scores hurt in a cloudburrst in Rio de Janeiro. It occurred during the worst stornt for 40 years. The storm, which lasted 0o hours, lisruptcd telephone and lighting facilities. Buildings collapsed, and the streets were flooded, The storm swept water-front dwellings out to sea.
DARLAN SACKS 42 GENERALS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
DARLAN SACKS 42 GENERALS LONDON, Saturday,-Indications that pro-Nazi Admiral Darlan in tends to sell France completely to Hitler, are read into the announce ment that the vice-Premier is carry ing out a purge in the French army. Forty-two French Generals are being retired and more are to follow as part of an entire re organisation of the French forces. This purge is taken to mean that Darlan will sack every senior officer who opposes full collaboration with Germany.
LINE SWAYS IN NIGHTMARE BATTLE JAPS JOLTED BY A.I.F. COMMANDO Work In Enemy Lines [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
LINE SWAYS IN NICHTMARE BATTLE JAPS JOLTED BY A.I.F. COMMANDO Work In Enemy Lines Japanese panic-parties fiilter ing through our Malayan front to create confusion, are being countered by Australian Com mandos working behind the Jap anese lines. Chief difference is that the Austra lians wear uniform as prescribed by the rtiles of war, whereas the Japs disguise themselves as Malays or Chinese refugees. An official. account of one raid by an Australian Commando says that a car full of Japanese staff officers was ambushed and cleaned up with hand grenades and automatic rifle fire. .All were kflled. These Commandos are a replica of those originited by the British which operated . with great success in Nor way, in raids on the French and Belgian coasts, and in Syria. Named by Churchill British Prime Minister, Mr. Wins ton Churchill, gave them the name of Commandos, a wor.d used in the South African, war to describe moun ted parties of Boers, who ranged in dependently over country under Br...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
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