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Rank Of Officers Returning From Overseas [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
Rank Of Officers Returning From Overseas -A, National Sccurity regulation regularising ranks givcn within Aus tralia to officers who return from overseas will soon be gazctted as a result of a War Cabinet decision ot Tuesday. S.'Ihe regulation will provide ?that an oflccr of air cexpeditionary force on reiurn to Australia may, be givgn, such,. rank nas- is.. approved ,hy ,tlilc Governor-General on tlhe" advice o?"e the Military Board.
BUILDING SHADOW FACTORIES INLAND Guarding Industry From Enemy Attack [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
BUILDING SHADOW FACTORIES INLAND Guarding Industry From Enemy Attack SYDNEY, Saturday.--"Shadow factories" will be established in inland areas considered safe from attack. This proposal is part of. plans being prepared for the removal of essential industries from coast to country centres. The Prime. Minister. (Mr. Curtin) has asked the State Premier (Mr. McKell). to work out a detailed scheme for New South Wales. A. duplication of. existing plant in inland areas is considered more prac Itical than the' wholesale 'removal of industries from the coast. Tremendous difficulties con front any attempt to transfer major industries. These include problems of trans port, expense,.and continuity of pro duction. Even though duplication of plant will present a tremendous task, the Commonweý.lih Government realises the dange;rof having essential ·n dustries in vulnerable coastal areas, wherie they offer easy targets. Transport Needs Almost any inland site will neces sitate trantisport of coal, i...
MORATORIUM FOR MILITIA [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
MORATORIUM FOR MILITIA MELBOURNE, Saturday. - A moratorium protecting wives and families of Militiamen from distress through debt was an nounced by. Army Headquarters on Thursday. Outstanding among its provisions is that proceedings for bankruptcy or for eviction for non-payment of rcpt may not be taken against trainces' families where the rent now does not exceed £2 a week. Increases Not Allowed It forbids increases in Militiamen's rents. Rent protection applies also to shops whose normal rental does not exceed £2 a week. The Moratorium provides that Militiamen, or a parent or woman dependent of a Militiaman, must receive preference over ordinary civilians in the letting of a' house, the fair rent or value of which does not.exceed £2: a;week, and which is vacant or about to becomec vacant. Life Insurance Life insurance premiums are not covered by the Moratorium regula tions, but generally the surrender value of. policies will be sufficient to maintain them for a considerable period...
CLUBS RESTRICTING PROGRAMMES Longer Races To "Weed Out" Poor-class Horse [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
CLUBS RESTRICTING PROGRAMMES Longer Races To "Weed Out" Poor;class Horse SYDNEY, Saturday.-Sydney race clubs will shortly take steps to establish a uniform policy to limit the size of race program mes. By a manipulation of race condi tions, poor-class horses driven to Saturday meetings by the midweek sport ban will he sacrificed. Turf authorities consider that pro grannmes running froni eight to a. miaximuni of io races will comply with the spirit of the new race regu lations and thus obviate any addi tional Govcrnment restrictions on racing. Race clubs see indliatiOns of 13 andl 14 race cards ahead if they do not revise existing conditions: Some clubs provide sprint races moderates, which are now beginning to attract huge entries. These will be scrapped. Discourage Big Entries Distances of all restricted races of the maiden anti novice type will be increased to discourage big entries. Clubs are sure to drop the tops and bottoms principle in the divi ,sion of races. Under this syste...
To Swim In Race Final at 67 [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
To Swim In Race Final at 67 SYDNEY, Saturday. - Jim Burke, at 67 years of age, is still keen enough to com pete in the State swimming championship carnivals. After 55 years of competitive swimming he faced the starter in a heat of the Ito yards Cecil Healy Memorial Handicap at the Domain Baths last Tues V day. He qualified for the final. Burke, who is unable to straighten his arms through fractures earlier in his life, swims with choppy strokes and the old scissors kick.
ROYAL SYDNEY SHOW CANCELLED [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
ROYAL. SYDNEY -SSHOW CANCELLED ' SYDNEY,., Friday.-The Royal' Agricultural Society of N.S.W.. an nounced that the famous Sydney Easter Show has been cancelled .this. year .because of the war.. The" City of Sydney EisteddfodV: will also be suspended this year. The council- of -management, of the Citi- zens .of Sydney Organising Commit tee arrived at this decision yesterday.
SPELL FOR AURIE'S STAR [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
SPELL FOR AURIE'S STAR ADELAIDE, Saturday. ---Aurie's Star, who won the:Newniarket Han dican with 8.5 in 1937, will not con test the Okleigh Platenor:the New market this year.. Hel. is :spelling at. Murray Bridge. In thie 1938 New market, with 9.o, "he -ran fo4rtli;, in 1939, with 9,13, second;. and in t94o, with 9.11, ninth. He did not start in the race last year' V
YESTERDAY'S CRICKET SYDNEY GRADE MATCHES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
YESTERDAY'S . CRICKET SYDNEY GRADE. MATCHES St. George, 4-217.(closed) def. North Sydney, 142; Glebe,, 119, def. Manly, 108: Waverley, 6-179 def. Randwick. 164; Cumberland, 188 def. Paddington, 135; Western Suburbs. 8-212 def. University. 96; 1Mosman, 198, def. Marrickville, 191; Northern Districts, 212 def. Gordon, 205; Balmain, 187 def. Petersham, 8-184. ADELAIDE GAMES Sturt, 253 def. Adelaide. 94 and 47: Glenelg, 103 and 1-67 def. Port Adelaide, 64 and 105; West Torrens, 189 def. East Torrens, 72 and 8-192; Kensington, 202 and 4-90 def. Prospect, 119 and 6-100.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
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NO NEW TAXATION BEFORE NEXT JUNE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
NO NEW TAXATION BEFORE NEXT JUNE MELBOURNE, Saturday. No additional Federal taxation is likely to be imposed before June 30. The Government's original plan to bring down a supplementary Budget at the March session will be aban doned. Additional direct taxation imposed at the emergency, meeting of Parlia mnent last December will raise more than £20,ooo000,0oo. A Federal spokesman said on Thursday that the Federal Govern-. ment wanted to avoid imposing un necessary financial burdens on the people. Strict price control would con tinue to be enforced, with rigid supervision of avenues of private investment. Intensification of the tapital issues andi building control would be ruth lessly imposed, by the Government if this were found.necessary. The Government's view was that there must, be no competition be tween it and individuals, for available resources, and that the Government's requirements must take priority whatever hardship that might cause individuals. If necessary the Government...
Casualty List Published For First Time [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
Casualty List Published For First Time In this new list, 25 A.I.F. names 'are given .of casualties overseas. The names are of men from New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Queensland. NEW SOUTH- WALES Wounded in Action Birch, Pte. W. R. (NX68600), Supply & Transport, Ashbury. Green, Dvr. F. L., Supply & .Transport, Neutral Bay. Placed on Seriously Ill List Locke, Capt. C, H. (NX482), H.Q. Unit, Sydney. - VICTORIA Wounded in 'Action, Remaining on Duty Fleming, Capt,'A. P. (VX3359), H.Q. Uhit, Cheshunt. Molloy, Major A. D. (VX18), H.Q. Unit, Mentone. Placed on Dangerously III List Edwards, Pte. E. V. (VX35340), Inf., Port Melbourne. Placed on Seriously .I1 List Gazzard, .Bdr. E. rR. '(VX20u222V), Arty., Moreland. - Jacques, Pte. F.' R. (VX53412), S.T. Regt.., Kensington. ? Died.. of= Injuries Accidentally Received Johnson, Cpl. J. A. P. (VX16357); Prov., Orbost. , Missing, Believed Drowned," Enemy . .? :Action Burstall, Pte. L. (VX5260), Med., Eagle hawk. Don...
SECURE FROM MENACE Minister Feels Confident [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
SECURE FROM MENACE Minister Feels Confident SYDNEY. - "There are to-day coticentrations of powers which I believe can secure us,from any men ace," declared the Minister for the Navy and Munitions (Mr. Makin) at the Lyceum last Sunday. "We shall *be able to resist to the utmost any intrusion made on the safety of. this continent." Encouraging reports of the fulfil ment of promises made at Washing ton had been: received from both' Britain and America, said Mr. Makin. More reinforcements would come as soon as possible to add to the protection of this continent and for the theatres of war in the Far East, lie concluded. V
INTERSTATE RACING DETAILS MOOREFIELD (Sydney) [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
INTERSTATE RACING DETAILS MOOREFIELD (Sydney) MAIDEN HANDICAP, 6 furs.: KING'S CROSS, 8.3 (W. Cook) 1, Royal Laddie, 7.7 (Gollogly 2, Miss Cygnia, 8.0 (Fel lows) 3. -112 lengths, 2 lengths. Time, 1 17. Scratched: Adjust. BETTING: 10-1, 10-1, 12-1. Tote: win, £2/16/9; place, 12/-. 11/9, 14/9. MAIDEN HANDICAP, 2nd division: GOLDHEAD, 7.10 (Cook) 1. Ceres. 8.7 (Munro) 2, Lightly, 7.8 (Mulley) 3. 4 lengths. head. Time, 1-16. All started. BETTING: 5-1, 10-9 on, 12-1. Tote: win, £.1/13/-: place, 10/3, 5/9, 16/6. MAIDEN HANDICAP. 3rd division: SILVERMERE, 7.10 (Duncombe) 1, Fox track, 8.7 (Stanton) 2, Kookaburra, 7.13 (Thompson) 3. Length, 3 lengths. Time, 1-10102 All started. BETTING: 7-1, 5-4, 11-2. Tote: win, £ 2/7/3; place, 15/-, 6/6, 9/3. MAIDEN HANDICAP. 4th division: PANNETT. 8.1 (Young) 1. Adulption, 8 2 (Shean) 2, Lancambre, 8.6 (Cook) 3. 1'~2 lengths. 3 lengths. Time. 1-17. Scratching, Artistic. BETTING: 2-1, 2-1, 25-1. Tote: win, 15/6: place, 6/3, £1/6/-, 7/6. NURSERY HANDICAP, ...
LOUIS RETAINS WORLD TITLE Big Gate Receipts For War Funds [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
LOUIS -RETAINS WORLD TITLE Big Gate Receipts For War Funds NEW YORK, Thursday. - World Heavyweight champion, Joe Louis, who, on Saturday night, retained his title by knock ing out Buddy Baer .in '2 min. 5o seconds, has waived the usual zo days' grace for civilians en tering the army and immediately volunteered for service. He entered the army to-day as a private. Louis is the first heavyweight champion to enter the army while holding the world title. The fight against Baer netted 64,000 dollars (£I9,6oo), for Louis, which he donated to the Army Relief Fund, "\Vhatever army duties' are as signed to me are Okay by me," said Louis.. Simultaneously -witih Louis' entry to the army comes the news that form-er champion, Jack. Dempsey, has been rejected because of his age,. 47. He has been offered a -post in the navy. -V
JENOLAN HOUSE SAVED BY 500 FIRE-FIGHTERS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
JENOLAN HOUSE SAVED BY 500 FIRE'- FIGHTERS SSDNEY,- Thursday.-Five hun dred ,fire-fighters have saved Caves House, the Jenolan Caves' guest house, .from destruction in a fierce bushfire which raged in the Jenolan valley -from Tuesday morning. Flames reached within half a mile of the building, but it was not dam- aged. State. forest, 12,ooo acres, contain ing hardwood and 630,ooo pine trees, 14 years old was also threatened. "Kia' Ora," a guest house valued at £400ooo, with accommodation for 6o people, had been burned with all its furnishings. Soon after the morning train-from Canberra to Sydney passed over -a small wooden bridge near Goulburn yesterday, the bridge - burst into flames.
Slope Pens [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942
Slope: Pens Army News invites correspondents to express themselves in its columns. Letters must not be more than xoo words ,and should be 'confined. to one-subject only. Watering the, Milk! As an. ex-member of the Milk Carters' Association I deplore the water shortag.e as reported in your last' issue, of Army News. As you so righltly say in your second heading over this item, "Milk must: be rationed."-Milko. Wake Up, "Pinnochio" ' "Pinnochio" said in Slope Pens last Sunday, that the A.E.S; is not conducting Quizzes. "Pinnochio". is wrong. Quizzes have been advertised- at Larrakeyah during the past three weeks, but the mten in Larrakeyah have apparently lost interest in this form of educational entertainmuent. We .will try again tiext Thursday, but in the meatitime units outside Larrakeyawh are collecting the'digar cttes.-G. S. Plant, Major, D.A.A.G. (E.), 7 M.D.