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SYDNEY FIGHT CHANGES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942
SYDNEY FIGHT CHANGES The fight between Alabama Kid and Ron Richards,' which was to take place on January: ig has been postponed to January 26. Because of a head injury received -, at the week-end, George Elliott had to withdraw: from. 'liis fight with Hockey Bennell, which. was sched-.. uled for the Leichhardt Stadiuii to night. Bobby Clarke replaced hiiii. Rush Milling, the Filipino, will meet Bill Fadden' at thie Sydney Stadium on February 2, atid Micky Miller is to be matched with Les Fitzgerald.
Winnellie Talent [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942
Winnellie Talent - Captain Furner's Winnellie concert party has been nmissedl from local ca'tp stages in recent weeks, and it will he welcome news to nmost that the skipper is rcforming his party from talent discovcred .in the In fantry Hun., Amnbulance and Eri gineers. Captain Furner is a capable corm pcre and organiser, and the party's first appearance will be. looked for ward to. . v
AROUND THE CAMPS LETTERS BY THE THOUSAND [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942
AROUND THE CAMPS LETTERS BY THE THOUSAND Did you know that troops in 7 M.D. write air mail letters at the rate of 95,000 per month? Only 5. per cent, of this mail goes overland. We receive 30 per cent. tmore letters than. we w'rite. Tlich monthly tbtal of airmail letters received is 123,667. The Larrakeyah Base Post Office, ldespite insufficient and badly written addresses, dlelivers 99.068 per cent, of letters received-the unclaimed total being .032 per cent, 'v
MEMORANDA OF AN M.O. Scratch Men [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942
MEMORANDA OF AN M.O. Scratch Men The lad who is always scratching like a mangy horse has. probably acquired Tinea or Prickly Heat. Tinea, . or Surfer's Itch, is strangely enough a bath room disease, but one ..must. bathe. After the bath, the feet and between the toes should be dried and powdered, and a little foot powder put in the toes of the socks. Easy to get, hard to get rid of, is Tinea. Shower floors must be scoured and disinfected regularly." Some boys used to wash their clothes under the show ers, they all .got Tinea in the crutch. It does not pay. The clothes should be boiled to kill Tinea. The Medico cannot keep in touch witli the feet of every soldier 'in a unit. The junior officers should inspect their men in the nude at least once a week, and send suspects to the M.O. Prickly Heat does not come on suntanned skin, and grAdual suntanning, taking care against sunstroke and burn, will solve many skin problems. You will hear about "Break bone Fever" next Thursday.
NOTE THESE INSTRUCTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942
NOTE THESE INSTRUCTIONS 3anned for a short while to 7 M.D. troops, Wing's. Cafe and the Moon light Cafe aire now in bounds.. The local hiltz on mosquitoes and flics is being impcededl to soinic cxtcnt by the practice of scattering large quantities of rubbish round thic bins. This is very unhygicnic and has been ordcired to cease. Rubbish nmuit not be burned but placed in bins to be cenpticed by the personcel concerned.
THE STORY SO FAR [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942
THE STORY SO FAR Our serial has taken us from the shores of the Australian coast to the East Indies and Malaya. The author has told us. all about these places visited by him during a o10.000ooo mile trip from Sydney to Singapore and back. On Sunday we read of his inspection of. the im portant Dutch naval base at Surabaya. The story thlefi~ brought us back to Darwin( where Frank Clune., gave his impressions of %, Larrakeyah, his visit to an "Ack-Ack" bat tery; and ;his second day in Darwin, spent, at Vesteyk. The story-continues with the author still at Vestey!s, where ;he is about to take a ride on a Bren gun carrier. .Now read on... .
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MINER'S REJECT NELSON AS HEAD [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942
MINER'S REJECT NELSON AS HEAD MELBOURNE, Wednesday.-By a majority'of 140 votes, miner's from all States deposed Charles Nelson as President of the Miners' Federation. The new President elected was Mr. H. Wells, of Cessnock (N.S.W.) Nelson resigned froin the Presi dlency following the findings of the Royal Commnission after the secret fund inquiry.
Army News Crossword No. 24 ACROSS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942
-Army -News Crossword No. 2 ACROSS " 1 Metric capa city mea- - - sure 6 A fortifica tion. 11 Fragrance. 12 Ran away, 14 Eucharist, plate. 15 Climbing plant. 10 Pironoun. 18 Repeated. 20 Salutativtr. 21 Prefix: half: " 22 Metal. 23 Alcoholic. liquor. 24 Spur. - 20 Deputy. 28 Disprove. 31 Dwells. .32 Ascended. 33 To box. 34 Weighlt-unit, 35 Aerlform fluid. 36 Snakes. '40 To total. 141 Electrical instrument. 43 French article. 44 On the ocean. 40 Sea-horse." 47 One who shoots from 49 Excite, cover. 150. Tilled land. 51 Drive back. DOWN 1VA stone. 2 Angry. 3 Indian symbol. 4 Ietained in an honorary position. 5 Frog, 6 Return. 7 Strike-out. 8 Put on. "9 Monkey.. 10 Compass direction. 13 Holy. 17 Shelters of. canvas, Solution. to No., 24 Puzzle will appear next Thutrsday 19 Ripped. 20 Old. 25 Devotured. 26 Arabian garment, 27 An opal, `28 Amount assessed. 29 Wears away. 30.Doting. 31 Recess of a church. 33 Great desert. 35 Avarice. 37 Strip of leather. 38 Tenacious mixture. 39 Iron with c...
MARRIED MEN IN NEW CALL-UP [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942
MARRIED MEN IN NEW CALL-UP. 1MELBOURNE, Wedlnesday. - Southern Commaijind H-eadquarters warned married men from 18 to 35 years who registered . recently, to complete all domestic arrangements necessary to enter camp some time next month. The men likely to be affcected are those with a wife and up to three children. Single men aged 33 to 45 years are already being called up,-but Southern Coninmmand says that the yield will be insignificant because of the particu larly high percentage of exemptions -mainly reserved occupations. So far Eastern Command has not called up men in either class.
AT HEIGHT OF ADELAIDE DUST STORM [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942
AT HEIGHT OF ADELAIDE DUST STORM THIS PICTURE of King William Street, Adelaide, looking south towards the Town Hall, was taken during the lunch hour last Wednesday, whlien tile dust storm which swepit the city, was at its height. It was then so dark, owing to the thick clouds of dust which enveloped the streets, that lights on vehicles, and in shop windows, were switched on.
GOLF CLUBS ENCOUNTER DIFFICULTIES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942
GOLF CLUBS ENCOUNTER DIFFICULTIES MELBOURNE, Wednesday. Golf will be carried on in Austra lia during the war the same as in Britain. It is expected that rounds of great difficulties will be encountered. There may be some "knock-downs" and possibly an odd "knock-out," but generally, golfers are confident they will struggle through. Golf will lbe played not only by those over or under military age, and associates, but also by men on leave from the forces, and those en gaged on essential services. A special sub-committee of the Victorian Golf Association has been appointed to consider ways and means of assisting clubs. Some clubs are faring as wvell as ever, but from mild to very acute prolblems are the lot of others. Mid week golf has practically ceased. Ern Wood, professional at King ston Heatli feels that the best thing that pros. over military age can do10 is to get a war-work jolb and attend ithe club only at week-cends. M; J. Ryan, in a recent talk to rmeribers, said: "It's up to...
VON NIDA'S MATCH PLANS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942
SVYON NIDA'S MATCH PLANS .:SYDNEY, Tuesday.-Leading golf professional,, N. von Nida, will leaive far Adelaide soon to play an exhibi Ltion match for the Fergus McMahon :fund. McMahon, who (lied recently, was a former Australian open and professional clianipion. Von Nida .lias. written to T. E. Howard, for inierly Concord professional that he >wouIdl continue his journey from 'fAdelaide to Perth to play exhibition ;:inatches for Red Cross funds, - --V
SYDNEY CRICKET RESULTS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942
SYDNEY CRICKET RESULTS SYDNEY, Tuesday.-Results of Grade matches played In Sydney on Saturday were as follows: :"'Randwick 259 (Chapman 79), def. ,Petersham 199 and 2-74; Mosman 299 (McCabe 57). def. North Sydney 185: ýMarrigkville 261 (Saggers 84), def. Glebe :O-202; Western Suburbs 237 (Brown 72), del. Goirdon; Waverley 115. def. Northern 'Districts 65 (Chilvers 6-29); Manly 4-186 (Coltman 52), def. University 8.170 .(dec.): St. George 5-212. def. Cumberland 127 (O'Reilly 4-46); Balmain 196 (Whit combe 6-57), def. Paddington 162.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942
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