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Darwin's Defences Belittled By Admiral Luetzow (Continued from page-I) [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
Darwin's Defences. Belittled By A..:Admiral. Luetzow (Continued from page-I) "A' big north to south line from Darwin to the south coast is under constiruction. "The distance from Darwin to Sydnecy by sea is 2,500 miles. Even mobile naval forces could do little for, the defence of the ..east coast' when operating from Darwin. Thile air force alone cannot offset this disadvantage by any considerable degree. OPINIONS ON DEFENCE "The strengthening of local de fence by means of immobile fbrtifi cations and the army can certainly not be sufficient, not only becatise of Australia's scattered populatioti, but also because of the. almost' itisular seclusion of the settled areas in the west and east. DILEMMA' OF DEPENDENCY "T'he other solution-thel creation of a sufficiently strong Navy andlAir Force--is beyond the country's finan, cial.reachl The dilemma, either way, remnaitis of being dependent upl)on Britain's naval and1 air power, and yet:' beitg incapable of ni?re than sufficiient contri...
U.S.A. STRIKE President's Appeal [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
U. S. A. STR!KE i President's Appeal .New York, October 3o.-It is reported that President Roosevelt has effected a compromise in the Southern Appalachian coal-mine strike, which threatened to hold up steel production for armaments. Mr. John L. Lewis,. President' of ,',, the United Mine. Workers, has been prevailed upon to pave the. way for -?p: 'a resumption of work ont Friday or ý i Monday at the latest, according to the Washington correspondent of the ' '"New York' Times." The National Defence. Mediation -i:. Boarid has:agreedl to meet ori Friday,?: to make. a final recommendation;?in ; f the dispute. Neither party, however; is committed to accept the recoin mendation. The strike, which affects .53,ooo employees of mines owned by seven i'= , steel companies, arose from a de-, mand for compulsory unionism. The United Mine Workers are the most powerful force in the Congress of Industrial Organisations, of which K Mr. Lewis was formerly president;
INVITATION TO NATIONAL SUICIDE Evatt on Luetzow's Broadcast [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
INVITA TION TO NA TIONAL .SUICIDE Evatt on Luetzow's Broadcast Dr. Evatt, Minister for External Affairs, said this was the first occa sion, on which' the Germans had the unparalleled impudence to issue a public invitation to Japan to attack' .Australia. "The Japanese would not be taken in by such crude native pro paganda. Their national pride' must compel them to repudiate the idea that they could be made the tools of Germany in her attempt to dominate the world by force." The rest of Luetzow's vaporings showed that he knew nothing of Aus-. tralia's history, resources, traditions and the temper of her people. "The invitation to Japan was nothing short of an invitation' to commit national: suicide."
BUDGET INCREASES CLEARLY EXPLAINED Pay Of Fighting Forces [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
BUDGET INCREASES CLEARLY EXPLAINED Pay Of Fighting Forces The statement made by the Federal 'Treasurer (Mr. Chifley), in the House of Representatives on Wednesday, regarding increased pay to the forces is given in complete detail below. Special provision has been made for soldiers' and dependants' increases to be paid on ;allotment day, (next, Thursday), although .these incr~eases will not become legal until the Budget is,apprioved.o Dealing with the lay of memblers of the fighting forces, Mr. Clhifley said, that the increase proposed by the .previous, Goverunientt .was in. the formn. of deferred Play, with, exception of £360,000 for -dependants' allow-, Sances. 1 The view -vf his :Government vas that this?tdid not ,satisfactority meet' i tihe. bligatio6ns :of the com tiu nlity to_ i mlenib?:s 6f "lthe 'fightitgg forces .and Stha: in?icirase: shotild have . been: ' given `is iacfive ratiher ;thal i.'defe'red' 'ipay. I ~e Goyern rent had considered itlh n:mitter indd had le(dided "on...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
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MAY CALL UP WOMEN IN BRITAIN [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
MAY CALL UP WOMEN. IN BRITAIN LONDON, Thursday.--The Labor Minister (Mr. Ernest Bevin) will propose to' Cabinet that- women be tween 20 and 27 be conscripted for national service,- says the Daily Mail's industrial correspondent. Appeals for voluntary enlistment and threats of compulsion have failed. A joint consultative committee, re presenting employers and trades unions, agreed on October 28 that 5oo,ooo women were urgently needed. The conimittee advised that women under 30 with no home ties .should be compelled to join national service detachments, Legislation may be introduced to give Mr. Bevin power to conscript women up to 40., Women under `3o are needed im mediately to free ioo,ooo men, from' "behind the line" jobs; Appeals:=for women to. enter in dustry to release men, for service: in the -defence forces have also --met with poor response.
ATHLETICS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
ATHJLETICS Despite the fact that 50 of its members are in the fighting forces, Geelong Guild scored a double at the openidg of the Victorian Amateur Athletic Asso eiation's -inter-club sports at Olympic Park yesterday, by defeating Carlton 48 points to 24. They topped the score in Al grade.
Overseas Boxers For Sydney [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
verseas- Boxers For Sydney Two class overseas boxers - E?hyptlat micidd leBeighlt Malfotniem!l Fahiny and Filliplho wclter i?ush Milling-are sailing for Sdilety fropm Siingapipre himimr toiitrtct' id Stali vidis Ltd, ' i Egypt s first `real ring fighter, Fahtny' fsists have taken bhidh far afield., Ditriiik his ,W6rld trftvels he has fought Fred-'Apostoli in New YOrk' Jock McAvoy in ,otridoih, and othek ?m-iddlewlight sftr~ :, ehiht e., SFalriy.. will. be; a figtiig ojpiicnect fort-Rowv Richard.4,-Fried Hennehbeiry, ti e O veIt/ll;..or :any ot ier'; bi boxer in Aiusir alia.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
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BIG GOLF [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
'BIG GOLF . Norman von Nida, the crack N.S.W. golfer, held a 15 up lead over Ted Nai-, smith (Victorian champion) at the end' ,of the first 36 holes on the Victoria course yesterday. He went round in 69 for the morning round and repeated the perfoi'mance for the afternoon's 18. The final 36 holes will be played at Riversdale to-day. -0 Word was received yesterday from Adelaide that the family of the late Fergus McMahon, former .Australiari Open and Professional Golf Champion, has been left in poor circumstances. Von Nida has offered to go to Adelaide to meet Rufus Stewart in an. exhibition match and pay all his own expenses.
Our Preparedness Improving Daily [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
Our Prreparedness Improving. Daily 'The Minister for the Arimy;, Mr. Forde, described Admiral Lutzow's broadcast as obvious Nazi propagan da designed to open new hostilities: "Whilg Australia believed in main taining peaceful relations with Paci fic neighbors, the country was at all times prepared to defend itself against aggressidn," lhe said, "Aus tralia's prdparedliess was improving daily."
Army News' Remarkable Selections [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
Army News' Remarkable n d Selections In yesterday's News Bulletin we gave you the acceptances and our selections for, the Melbourne and Sydney races. For Flemirigton we again selected four outright winners out of six, including, one at 25/1 and one at 20/1. In the other two races our sec= oncd selection won, Last week we selected six out of the eight winners. Our winners yesterday were: Kelos 25/1, Beau Vite 6/4. on, Burrabil 20/1, and Son of Aurous. 7/1. If £1 was placed straight out on each of our six selections, it would have netted a profit of £ 50/15/-. Make sure of getting your Army News-it will be worth it.
Son Of Aurous For Melbourne Cup Equal Favorite With Beau Vite [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
5 i; Vt . i 0 i , lEqual Favorite With Beau Vite Army News selections for the 'Mel bourne Cup, to be ruti at Flemington on. Tuesday, are:- SON OF AUROUS .... I VELOCITY ...;. .... 2 -YOURS TRULY ...... 3 Son of Aurous is selected for the ,big race because of his fast-finishing third in the Moonee Valley Cup last Saturday week and. his brilliant win in the Hotham Handicap yesterday. H:,He will be penalised loll)b. for yes terday's win, but this will only bring his weight up to 7.6. Son of Aurous, together with Vel ocity and Yours Trulr, haIve been trained perfectly for this meeting, and with the brilliant youngster, T. Unkovich, in the saddle he should be finishing strongly at the end of the two miles. He has drawn No. 17. position at the barrier, and as he is a s?loai beginner, being fairly wide ctit should help him-"to keep out of trouible in the early part of the race. To. Miucdh Weight -- Beau Vite is the best horse-racing in Australia to-day and lias proved 'himself a stayer, wi...
Pay Increase On Thursday D.F.O. Instructions [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
Pay Increase On Thursday D.F.O. hInstructions In a special instruction issued by the District Finance Office, 7th -Mili tary District, on Friday, it was stated:-= (1) Approval has been given for an in crease of ohe shilling per day in the active pay of all personnel on A.I.F. ..rates. All pay .books ,are. to. be - `amended, to show.this"increase as on and from November 7, 1941. `(2) The standard -allotment required be fore dependant's .allowance can be granted has beeti -raised to three shillings and sixpence:in the case of other ranks and to five shillings and . sixpence in the case of officers. - (3) Action is therefore to be taken tq anieid .all pay , books showing allot ments of' thr'ee' shillings (other ? ranks) or five shillings (officers), to .show allotments of three shillings and sixpence and five. shillings and sixpence, respectively, as on and from November .7, 1941. (4) It. is to be understood -that the in Screasd in allotment is obligatory, only in :the case of members ...
U.S. OFFICER PRAISES A.I.F. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
PRAISES AJ.AF. An' American Army Officer, who landed in Sydney bIy flying-loat last. week; stated that lie had a very" high opinion of the A.I.F. He spent seven months. with Brit ish and Australian forces ;in the Middle East. The officer is Lieut,-Col. F. P. Totlnpkins,. one of several U.S.A. ob servers, who will tell America what Britain ig doing in' the .Middle East. He is returiing immediately to make it report on .the military situa tion in that area. Lieut.-Col. Tompkins- was in the field ivith the A.I.F. throughout the Syrian campaign.. He said: "You won't be surprised if I tell you that I. foryed .a very high opinion of the Australian soldier."
MELBOURNE CUP FIELD, RIDERS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
MELBOURNE CUP .FIELD, RIDERS BEAU VITE (20). D. Munro .......... 9 10 MAIKAI. (18), E. Treffone .... ........... ... 9 LUCRATIVE (25), M. McCarten ..... 9 1 EL GOLEA (12). N. Creighton .......... 8 11 RIVETTE (11). E. Preston ..................... 8 11 TRANQUIL STAR (22). F. Shean 8 9 VELOCITY (5), J. Purtell ....................... 8 7 TRUE FLIGHT (8), V. Hartncy ...... 8 0 SAUL (7), A. Breasley ............................ 8 0 CHATOONA (15). A. Knox .................. 7 13 KEELIE (2), F. de Valle ........................... 7 13 YOURS TRULY (3), O. Phillips ..... 7 12 SKIPTON'(19), (-), Inc. 101b. pen. 7 10 TRIGGERMAN (9), J. Thompson 7 6 SON OF AUROUS (17). T. Unkovich 7 6 (inc. 101b, pen.) LAUREATE (21), H. Badger ...... 7 6 IT'S FUNNY (14), J. Conquest ..... 7 5 CAVALLO (23), H. McCloud .......... 7 4 YODVARA' (13), J. Gilmore .w......... 7 2 STATUS QUO (1), H. Olsen .......... 7 1 FRILL KING (10), N. Percival ..... 7 0 VERMONT (6). (- ). ........................ 7 .0 GALLIARD ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
WORLD'S BIGGEST aeroplane, the Douglas B19, with a Curtiss P40 nest mng under its wing. Douglas engineers tested the giant bomber for two months at March Field, California, before the U.S. Army took possession of it. The plane weighs 82 tons. Wing span, 212ft.; bomb-load. 18 tons: range, 8900 miles; cost, £1,093,750.
"Never Give In"--- Winston Churchill [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
"Never Give In"- Winston. Churc hill LONDON, October, 30.-"Never give [in---never, never, never, said thE. Primie Minister (Mr. 'Churchill) yesterday, when. addressing an audi ence of boys at Harrow, his oad school." .Not in: any' event, great or small. Never yield except to con-. viction and good sens.e. Never yield to force. Never yield to the enemy's growing and apparently overwhelm ing might: "We are now in a position when we can be assured that we have only to persevere to conquer," he continued. "We must thank God for allowing each of us, according to our stationfs, to play our part in making these clays so memorable to the human race. "I expect you are beginning to get impatient ,with the long lull, ibut you must learn to be equally gpod at what is short and sharp as at what: is long and tough." THE .BRITISH Prime Minister (Mr. Churchill), wearing for the first time the uniform of Air Commodore of the R.A.F. The picture. was taken when he visited.No. 615 Fighter Squadron, of ...