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BRISBANE GAMES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
BRISBANE GAMES South Brisbane, first innings (closed), 8 for 321:: Valley, first' innings, .85; sec ond .innings,,;7 ,for .93. ..South ' Brisbane, ,won by ,238 on first innings., .Toor?bul,.:first innings, 291; :seconu in nings, none' for 32.; Eastern ,:;Suburbs,; first innings; 219. Toombul won 72 runs on first, innings.
SPORTING FLASHES FROM EVERYWHERE MELBOURNE CUP FAVORITISM [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
SPORTrr L A sffES FROM W EVERY W HERE MELBOURNE CUP FAVORITISM f't:Afrteresterda's racing at Moonee 'Valley the order of favoritism-for the Cup is as follows: .,.i-Beau vite a pronounced favorite. . witrh; Lucrative next, then Velocity, Sir, DrIake, Saul, Laureate, Skipton, Triiggerinan, Yodvara, Son of Aur 'pu,;A Rivette, Galliard, 'Maikai; Read A ing, Chatoona, Gay Revelry, True .Flight, and Tranquil Star.
R.A.A.F. CHANGE IN COMMAND. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
R.A.A.F. CHANGE IN COMMAND. The first change in senior com- mand since the inception of the R.A.A.F. at Darwin, took place very recently when Group-Captain F. R. W. Sclherger, A.F.C., took over as Commanding Officer from Group Captain C. Eaton, A.F.C. Group-Captain Eaton, widely and popularly known throughout the Civil and Service communities of &nbsp; Darwin as "Moth" Eaton, saw dis- tinguished service with the R.F.C. during the last war, and was awarded the Air Force Cross for his effort in finding the bodies of Hitchcock and Anderson, who lost their lives in Central Australia in such unfortu- nate circumstances whilst engaged in the search for Kingsford-Smith and Ulm. He came to Darwin in August, 1939, in command of the original Squadron, this event marking the first step in the permanent establish- ment of an Air Force at Australia's Northern doorway. To him fell the task of laying the foundation of R.A.A.F. activity here, and it was a justifiable and proud moment for Gr...
VALOR UNDER FIRE Military Medal Awards [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
VALOR UNDER FIRE Military. Medal Awards. MELBOURNE, Friday - Pte. &nbsp; &nbsp; Leslie Thomas Perkins, infantry of New South Wales has been awarded the Military Medal for exceptional courage and determination in rescu- ing wounded when he was under heavy fire at Tobruk. &nbsp; The award was announced to-day &nbsp; by the Minister for the Army, Mr. Forde. The Military Medal has also been awarded to L/Cpl. H. B. Nutt., Inf., Western Australia, and Spr. T. J. McGreevy, Eng. Queensland. Com- mander-in-Chief's' cards have been awarded to L/Cpl. R.M. O'Connor, &nbsp; Eng. Queensland, Sig. F. J. Heath, Inf., Western Australia, and Sig. R. S. Hendry, Inf., Western Australia.
HOBART TROTTING CLUB RACES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
HOBAqIT .TROTTING .C1 UB RACES TRIAL. HANDICAP ,(1 l' miles)'.-Mickey herby. '(J.'Bennet) 1, .Dark: Chie £,. (W. Smith) .2, Hike (W. Dunn) "3. Betting: Win 17/-. Place: 11/-, 9/-, 4/6. ELWICK PLATE (1,14 miles).-Emilus Hope (W. Mitchell) I, .Flying Jean (A. J. Gregg) 2, David Pointer (C. Menzie) 3. seLukmlg: Win 35/6; Place: 17/-, 6/-, 3/-. SHOW HANDICAP (11, miles).-Jean Logan .Menzie) 1, Yule Derby (W. POrt house) 2, Radiant, Globe (S. Harris) 3. Betting: Win 8/-. 'Place: 8/-, 10/-. ENCOURAGE STAKES (11 V miles). Coqueline ' (L. Scholfleld) 1, Valid (W. Dunn) 2, Lucky Globe (T. Williams) 3. Betting: Win. £3/7/-. Place: £2/3/6, 8/-, 6/6. ELWICK PURSE (I?4 miles) ;--Happy Boy (R. Hughes) 1, Native Hope (H. Lewis) 2, Dark Chief (W. Smith) 3. Betting: Win 22/-. Place: 13/-,, 9/6,'.7/-. OCTUOrER HANDICAEP 114 miles).-Brae side Lad (V. Nicholls) 1, Togo (I. Schol field) 2, Dianna.Globe (T. Elliot) 3. Bet ting: Win 9/6. Place: 6/6, 7/-, 6/-. ADD CRICKET
PERTH MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
PERTH MEETING RED CROSS PLATE ;(6 furs.)--Bal quidda, 7.6 (Aslam) .1, Byronic, 9.1 (E. Treffone). 2, Melado, ,.713 (Wright) 3. Betting: 5/1, evens, 10/1. Tote Win £1/7/-., Place: 10/-, 6/-; ittiEEDERS' HANDICAP (6 furs.)-San c-a, 8,8' (Wright) ..1, Sir Agrion ;8.11 (Parnham) 2, Kilonia, 7.4 ,(Gibbs) '3,. Betting: 5/2,'. 3/1,;20/1. Tote .Win: 16/-. Place: 8/-, 13/-, £2/15/-; :TATTERSALLS' PURSE, ..2nd Div. ":(7 furs.)--xExhibition, 8.1 (Brown) $, xLord Agra, 8:5 (Oliver) 2, Stepper,: B.5 (Meyers) 3. Betting: 10/1, 12/1, 8/1, Tote Win : .£ 3/15/-, 34/-. Place:. 40/-, 22/-. x Dead heat. 'rATTERSALLS' . CUP • (1 t, ,. miles). Stockyard, 7.6' (Turnb.ull) 1, First Wave, 7.27 (Cox), 2, .Ioundabout, 7.12 (E. Tref fd;e) 3.'' Bettingi '5/2; 7/1, :'7/4., Tote Win:n. £2/19/-. :'Place: 12/-, 12/-, 8/-. WELTERI HANDICAP .(71ý, furs.)-Wyn bring, 7.8 (Tulloch) 1,.;Sarioan Clipper, :9.6 (.Turnbull) '2, Orimadale, 8.3 (Saxby) 3.". Betting: 5/4;'3/1, 5/1.:, Tote W~n;,"l6/-. 'Place: 6/-, "7/-; 7/- . ,T...
RACING ASCOT (BRISBANE) [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
RACING ASCOT, (BRISBANE) TRIAL HANDICAP (6 furs.)-Hendra Lass; 7.4 (Moore) 1, Oraklo, 7.7 (Ped razzine) 2, Meritor, 7.5 (Morgan) 3. Bet ting: 8/1, 7/1, 5/1. Tote' win: £3/3/-. Place: .'/10/-,'8/- 4/6.. FLYING HANDICAP (6 furs.)-Whien bah, 7.7 (Moore) '1, Mannerheim, 7.3 (Morgan) 2, 'Hackee, 8.12 (Tebb), 3. Bet ting: 9/2, 5/2,.7/1. -Tote win: 15/6. Place: 12/-, 4/-, 8/-. NOVICE'.: HANDICAP., (6 fur.)Gold Force, 8.12 '(C, Bougoure) 1, 'Duineirasl Pride, ,7,5" (McCroudie) ?2, Arupia ". 8I8 (Fordyce) 3, :Betting: Tote win £2/4/6. ' r "?' 1/8/-. 5/-, 6/-. PRESIDENT'S HANDICAP -(114 miles). --U,,, L;..2L .(MeCirotidie) 1, Spear Vale, 0.11" (Vickers) 2, Bucolic, 7.2 ,(Curran). 3 Betting:, 6/4, 7/2, '10/1. Tote: Win 13/6.; rlace: 11/-, 5/-, 17/-. :: . 3 & 4-YEAR-QOLD HANDICAP (7. lur)--? Silver Bird, 8.0 (Fordyce) 1, Goonee, 9,I (Vickers) 2, Rabbi Chief, 7.4 (Curranid)'.? Betting ; '4'/1;:6/4;, 10/1; Tote"win: ~l/2/6. Place;. 16/-, 3/-. - . , .. TRIAL HANDICAP, 2nd, Div.-Galti more,...
To-days Short Story TWO'S COMPANY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
To-days Short Story Two's Co PANY :by G wARRYk PETERSEN - 7 On: Iis way to: the' door he caught sight of.-his, pale: face· in': tle jmirror. of .the hall-stand, iand- pa'used to puill himself .together. .He"- straightened" lis tie,; set'` his. coat, and, saw " what he hoped rwas: a gleam 'Cf .Ifconficgnce come ';ack inrto the eyes that peered at Jiim; No need .to be scaired.just because .the: bell .rang. Whiy, it., might be. anylbody. Nevetrtheless, .his hand hiovered near his pocket' as, he cautiously- opetied the dodr, "Mr. ,Barlow? Good evening!" greeted the stockily-built littleiman ,who :,stood there ..in the drenching rain. "I've come .in answer to. the 'pholie call you made this evening xabout threats being made .on your life.- My name is Wallace---Defee 'tivce-Inspector Wallace." "I see." I'There was no mgyement' of t.1: door. "You have-ydutir means of iden.tificatioit of course?" -'"Now, this fellow Martin you nieit.oned-just who is lie and why .are you in fear of your life...
ACKNOWLEDGMENT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
ACKNOWLEDGMENT On behalf of Army News readers we express our thanks to the following for their excel- lent co-operation and service in supplying material and granting permission to publish various news items, pictures and features in Army News:— The Australian Associated Press, for Australian and over seas news. Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, Sydney, for news- pictures, joke cartoons, other illustrations and the Sunday color comic. The Herald, Melbourne, for "Gunn's Gully" and pictures. The Sun News-Pictorial, Mel- bourne, for "Bluey and Curley." The Argus, Melbourne, for "Private Lives." Daily Mirror, Sydney, for photos and short story illustra- tions. The Sun, Sydney, for news- pictures. The Courier Mail and The Telegraph, Brisbane, for photo- graphic illustrations. The Advertiser and The News, Adelaide, for last-minute news and pictures. The Department of Informa- tion, for news, pictures, general items and casualty lists. The Yaffa Syndicate, Sydney, for the Sunday comic,...
Presenting The First Instalment Of Our Serial ALL ABOARD FOR SINGAPORE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
Presenting The First Instalment. Of Our Serial ALL ABOARD FOR SINGAPORE BY FRANK CLUNE .-THE AUSTRALIAN AUTHOR Describing a thrilling 10,000 mile trip by air, from Sydney to Malaya and back CHAPTER 1 SYDNEY- TO NEWCASTLE Departure, from Rose, Bay-The mouth of the, Hawkesbury-Newcastle on the Hunter River-How coal was discovered? -Recalcitrant Irish Convicts- "Sighted off Nobby's." A month ago, as I lay fever racked, sweating and fretting with inalaria, I swore by all the quan loiigs., in Queensland that never again would I leave Australia's peaceful shores. My experiences on the 'Fly and Sepik rivers in New Guinea,.'last Easter, among ano pheles:n mosquitoes, should have quenched my desire for foreign travel. But here I am, at 5 a.m., shaving and showering,. to catch the Qantas Empire Flying Boat at Rose Bay,:. to sky like. a lark to Singapore! -0 Qantas allows orily forty-four poutids of-personal luggage, so my suitcase is lightweight-five pounds. All ?tliough the night the kitchen...
Biggest Battle in History [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
Biggest Battle in History FIERCE FIGHTING FOR MOSCOW CONTINUES Battlefield of Mud and Snow Describing the fight for Moscow as the biggest battle, in the biggest campaign, in the biggest war in the history of man, an American correspondent states that intense pressure is being exerted around Maloyaroslarets on the Moscow front. Both sides are throwing in huge air resources in an attempt to win a decision. "Despite bad weather the outer defences of Moscow have been broken through on-abroad front from the south-west and west in .the past few days," the German High Command stated to-day. 'Our spearheads fought their way, at some points, to 38 miles from Moscow. We heavily bombed Moscow last night." Command, of the Western front, including Moscow, has been given to General Zhukov, formerly chief of' staff of the Soviet Army. Marshal Timo- shenko has been transferred to another post. RUSSIAN THREAT On the southern front a mil- lion and a half men are massed, under Marshal von Rundstedt, a...
R.A.A.F. AND ARMY Give And Take In Recruiting [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
R.A.A.F AND ARMY Give And Take In &nbsp; Recruiting &nbsp; MELBOURNE, Friday -A con- ference between the Minister for the Army; Mr. Forde, and the Minister for Air, Mr. Drakeford, will be held shortly, regarding a recent Military Board order which requires universal trainees to apply to their command- iiit officers. for permission to join other services. &nbsp; &nbsp; Every aspect of recruiting would be discussed at the conference said Mr. Drakeford to-night. "Probably a formula can be &nbsp; evolved which will allow the closest co-operation between the Army and the Air Force, while permitting both fighting arms to secure their maxi- mum man-power reguirements," Mr. Drakeford. contended, "There is much room for give-and-take by both services on this question."
STOP PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
STOP PRESS. At 0300 hours to-day Brigadier D. V. J. Blake, Commandant, 7 M.D., switched on the power for the Press to print the first edition of Army News. The Brigadier was accompanied by Col. W. D. C. Veale, M.C.,D.C.M; Lt.-Col.- G. C. Peters, D.F.C., and Capt. A., F, Bechervaise, M.C. &nbsp; &nbsp;
CRISIS LOOMS IN PACIFIC [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
CRISIS LOOMS IN PACIFIC Last night the A.B.C. reported that the Pacific crisis had grown worse, according to reports re- ceived from both Japan and America. The U.S. Secretary for War (Col. Knox) has issued an urgent warning of war, and it is thought that Col. Knox voices the opinion of the U.S. Administration. Col. Knox stated that Japan had no intention whatever of giving up her expansion plans, therefore a clash between the two nations was impossible to avoid in the near future. The Japanese newsagency Domei, states that America has done her ut- most to break diplomatic relations with Japan. The government and people of Japan, claims Domei, are retaining a peaceful attitude towards the U.S. Mr. Ballock, the former U.S. Am- bassador to France, said that Ameri- ca is going into this war almost im- mediately, whether she likes it or not.