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MEMORANDA OF AN M.O. DENGUE FEVER [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
MEMORANDA t OF AN MOO. DENGUE FEVER Some get it this way, and some get it, that, but getting it. is as much fun as finding that some blighter has pinched your last bottle of cold beer. ' The skeeter that carries, the wog, a female-but no lady-breeds close to houses and camps, in. tanks, bar rels, tins and bottles, permanent and semi-permannet collections of water, and swamps. The war against this invader is waged by. cleaning up.the tins and bottles and oiling all water that can not be drained away. Malaria is contracted, in like man ner, so war against Dengtie is. war. against Malaria. Any skeeter thatt bites a victim in th:e first few. days of the fever, carries full ainmuni °tion to infect others while it still. lives. For two reasons, Dengue is serious; up to 3o per cent. of a unit may. be affected at the same time, and the hospitals get too jammed to keep beds vacant for war casualties. Dengue can be caught again, but the first six * times are the worst. Like ldts of other dise...
Awards To A.I.F. Men In Malaya [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
Awards To A.I.F. Men In Malaya MELBOURNE, Saturday.-First honors awarded to A.I.F. men .in Malaya were announced on Wednes dlay. by the Army Minister (Mr. Forde). Lieutenant A. L. Cartliew, of Vic toria, and Corporal C. Plews, of New. South Wales, havye been awarded the M.1B.E. Other awards were:-O.B.E.: - - Lieut.-Colonel I. T,. O'Donnell, Lieut.-Colonel J. G. White Major S. A. F. Pond, all of Victoria.
U.S. SHIPS SAFE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
U.S. SHIPS SAFE .WASHINGTON-,,.Thursday. -It., is, learned ,that:. Admiral Hart. succeeded in stransferring,. not only the combat vessels of the U.S. Fleet from Cavite base prior to the, Japanese oc cupation, but also -an entire fleet train, consisting of supply, repair, and other auxiliary ships. Naval-experts hail the trans fer as a remarkable feat of sea manship, as the Japanese in control of the China Sea com mand vastly superior forces. * The Fleet presumably is now in the East. Indies,,-wherh :Ad miral Hart recently arrived by submarine. (See other story below)
NEWS FROM AMERICA JAPAN'S PLANS SENSATIONAL SECRET FILE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
WE WS FROM AMERICA JAPAN'S PLANS SENSATIONAL R SECRET. FILE WASHINGTON, Wednesday; - An alleged sensational file of secret Japanese documents entitled "Three Power alliance and the American Japanese war" reveals in detail the Japanese war plan reaching a climax with the simultaneous invas ion of the Panama Canal zone, Alaska, California, Oregon and Washington State. The documents were obtained clhndestinely last year by an anti Japanese Korean patriot, Kilsod Haan. Although . Haan warned American officials that the file. was an accurate version of Japanese intentions, he was apparently unheeded. Remarkable Revblations The documents forecast in detail that the Japanese would feign peace negotiations while preparing to at tack: Hawaii, and its consequent ac tions against the Philippines. According to the. documents the war will include three stages: The first.. stage, scheduled for four months,. includes the occupation of the .Philippines, Guam, Wake, Mid way, Hongkong, Borneo and Mal...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
SOME OF AUSTRALIA'S HOME. ARMY at their action posts. This;:%.. ,picture :from Sydney shows militiamen, many of whom were clerks and shop; assistants a few months ago, on guard in a cave screened with sandbags. A 24-hour day vigil is maintained.
WAR PRODUCTION BOARD ESTABLISHED [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
.;WAR ýPRODUCTION BOARD ESTABLISHED .:WASHI-NGTON,. Thursday - President Roosevelt has established a War Production Board. The Board is empowered to make final ldecisions on procurement and war production. Pricer:Cbntrol Bill President-- Roosevelt i to-day dties cribedc' the, Senate- Price . Control measure as a. Bill io:compel ,itflAtion, biedauseit'"would. permitn- farm prices to rise id 120 per cent, of pIarity 'before .a,,ceiling, was ,imposed. :' ,-.
AROUND THE CAMPS Sporting News CHALLENGE HOCKEY D.I.B. Fight For Draw With 10 Men [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
AROIU:NDN THE C AM PS Sporting -News CHALLENGE HOCKEY D.I.BW Fighti For Drawt With 4X10 iMen After leading two.- nil in the challenge hockey match at -East Point on Wednesday, ýD.I.B; lost; one of :their men during the, second half and were lucky -to hold East. Point to a:. two-all draw. Early in the game East Point ap pljcdtlo' prissure, and had the Dibs. on the defensive, but Vowels cleared nicely and..play was then directed at, the East's goal. Wilson centred, from the wing, to Buckanan, who flictked to Roberts, who drove true to the mark and left the keeper guess. ing. D'1.13. led one-nil. In.the second half Easts attacked, but the Dibs. were fighting 'hard, and when a shot through the middle went to Chant, who didn't niiss, and D.I.B. led two.goals to-iil. Soon after Peter- Krough (D.I.13.) was injured and from then on 'East Point took the initiative and rattle.d the Parap lads to score two goals in quick succession:. V
Football Club Loses 65 Players To Army [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
Football Club Loses 65 Players To Army SYDNEY, Saturday'.. -: North Shore have withdrawn from the Aus tralian Rules "ootball League.. "We have only two players avail able for next Season," said the presi dent (Mr. W.. Fitt), last night. "Sixty-five players are in the fighting services.". State Australian Rules secretary (Mr. K. G. Ferguson), said that this year's competition would be com posed of only five teams. "We will have a bye each week," he said. "The reserve grade teams will conm prise boys under military age."
FIREMEN SUSPENDED [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
FIREMEN SUSPENDED Brisbane, Friday.-Thirteen fire men of the Hecadquarters Fire Sta tion were suspended yesterday for having refused to man a fire engine commanded by one of two officers whose suspension the m.en demand following the fire at" the wairehtise of R. M. Gow.tmnd Co. Pty. Ltd., in which three firemen died. S-V
FORMER BOXING CHAMPION DIES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
FORMER BOXING. CHAMPION DIES Bill Shaw, a former amateur boxing champion of N.S.W. and Australasia, died recently at Gal veston (Texas). - Shaw won the welter .titles in Sydney and New Zealand in 1909 and 1910. In addition, hlie. was a first-class swimmer, cyclist, and footballer. Shaw has left a widow and two step-daughters in America.' Two sisters, Mrs. Sam Fitzell aind Mrs. Pistola, live in Sydney.
THREE FIREMEN LOSE LIVES IN BIG CITY BLAZE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
THREE FIREMEN LOSE LIVES IN BIC CITY BLAZE BRISBANE, Tuesday.-Three firemen lost their lives in a fire which broke out early on Tues day morning. It destroyed the. warehouse of R. M. Gow & Co. Pty., Ltd., wholesale merchants, , in Turbot Street, Brisbane. The victims, who were all attached to the Metropolitan Fire ]rigade, wcre:- Third Officer Alfred Lam bert, 52, who is survive(d by a widow and three children; Fireman Henry. Schirmer, 25,. single, of .Bowen Hills; and Fireman. George Uren, 31, of Sbuth Brisbane, who is survived by a widow. Large stocks, for the most part irreplaceable owing to the war and including emergency food supplies, held for possible war contingencies and wprth about £65,ooo,--were des troyed. The total damage is estima ted at £9o,ooo. The three victims, accompanied by Fireman A. A: Smith, entered the blazing building with a hose, and it is believed that the three who did not return lost" their way in. the blinding smoke and were over-. come by the f...
SUCCESSFUL TREATMENT OF MENINGITIS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
SUCCESSFU L TREATMENT OF MENINGITIS MELBOURNE, Saturday. -- The use of sulphur pyridine had been highly successful in the treatment of cereibro.spinal meningitis in mili tary camps, the Minister for the Army (Mr. Forde), stated yesterday. Although cases had occurred in more than ioo camps, the average number a camp, had been less than three, and the mortality rate had been less :than 4 per cent., compared with the civilian average of 20 to 25 per cent.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
TO TAKE UP NEW COMMAND (anove) Major-General S. G. Savige to command the Third Infantry Division, Victoria. (Centre) Major General C. A. Clowes, to command the First Infantry Division, New South Wales, and .(right)' Major General J. J. Murray, who will be given an active command in New South Wales. These officers were recalled to Australia from active service overseas to take their new posts.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
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MINISTER'S THREAT TO STRIKERS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
MINISTER'S THREAT TO STRIKERS SYDNEY, Saturday. "- The Federal Labor . Minister. (Mr. Ward) has threatened to apply to wharf laborers and other strikers the regulations cancell ing exemption from military ser vice which were applied to strik ing coal miners last week. "The Government will not tblerate any defiance of its authority, ejther by employers or employees," Mr. Ward addecd. "Unfoirtunatly,' there are still a large number of people who don't recognise the gravity of the inter national situation, or'don't place the safety of Australia above every other consideration. "A vessel with ani important cargo is delayed in an Australiat.port by a dispute over a special rate of pay for a particular class of cargo. "This .question is obviously one for inquiry by `the established tri bunal. Delays "Too Frequent" "If the decisions of the legal tri bunals are to be flouted there will be chaos," Mr. Ward Wvent on. "Interruptions in the movement of shipping have been too fre quent. "The Gov...