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Jockeys' Versions of Cup Rides [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 6 November 1941
Jockeys' Versions .OF Cup Rides The winning Cup jockey ("Billy" Cook) who only accepted to ride Skipton on the eve of the meeting, had to reduce 3. lbs., and rode at ilb. overweight. Cook has ridden many important winners, although this was his first Melbourne Cup. win. Speaking after the race he said: "lt was worth it as this is my best winner-l have ridden in seven or eight Melbourne Cups before-but this is my first win in it. I have rid den the winners of every other race of importance. "I was told not to bustle Skipton early and I followed instructions. "I was a long way back at the six furlongs and at the turn I asked him for an effort and he responded gamely. I bolted" in as he was full of running.' He is a lovely horse to ride, as he did everything I asked." T. Unkovich, rider of Son of Aur. ous, who ran second, said: "My mount ran a good race, but the pace heat bhim. It was extra slow early and he pulled the whole way. Hle went out .of the straight very well and looked like ...
MINER'S FATAL INJURY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 6 November 1941
MINER'S. FATAL INJURY ..roken I-Ill, Novetnber 3--Keith 'ziznnis, 42, secondhand dealer and kprospecctor, of .Oxidel Str;ect, received ?ital injuries when gelignite ex .ploded premnaturely at M ulcania tiine,about it miles from Broken 1-ill. He was alone in a tunnel in a 37 ft. shaft when the explosion'oc curred, and he had to remain under ground for several hours )before his rescuers could bring .him to. the sur face. He died soon afterwards.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 6 November 1941
JOE LOUIS, titleholder, being waved aside by the referee (Arthur Donovan) after he knocked down" Lou Nova for the full count in the sixth round of the world heavyweight championship at New York about a month ago. Nova waE the best "white hope" contender to fight Louis for some time.
ADELAIDE INQUEST [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 6 November 1941
ADELAIDE INQUEST C. Adelaide,-Tuesday.--At an inquest .yesterday morning,. the Acting City Coroner, (Mr. .Ziesing) found that Joseplh Atkinson, .74, retired publicati,. of Port Road, Woodville .Park Ex tension, died at the Royal Adelaide Hospital on October 27 fromi brioni chlial pneumonia, following injuries received on October 18 artPort Road, Woodville Park, when he was struck byv a motor truck driven by Robert Jaices Samnluels, grocers' assistant, tof Semanplhore Road, Exeter; The Coro ner absolved Samuels frbon blame.
First Acceptances [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 6 November 1941
First Acceptances WILLIAMSTOWN CUP, i-n m., run on Saturday week, November 15. High Caste, 9.7; . Lucrative, , 9.o; Maikaij 8.1-2; Velocity, 8. r; True Flight, 8.8; El Golea, 8.7; Rivette, .Trahquil Star, 8.6; Saul, 8.2; Ever-. green, 8.1; England's Glory, 8;o; Chatoona, Gilltown, 7.13; Burrabil, 7.12; Sir Locket, Skipton, 7.6; Sun. Belle, 7.5; Keelie; Son of Aurous, The Trapper, 7.3; Damalis, Palencia, Re mar.k,. Yodvara, 7.2; Gay Revelry, Royal Peter, 7.1; Cavallo, Leicester Square, Saint Warden, 6.12; Dark Felt, Foxhiow, Hectare,- Manuere, New Warrior; I.Throttle, 'Vermrnopt, 6. I ; Alpine Maid; Fairy. Glass, Pan toon,, Prairiedale, 6.9; King: Peter, 6.8; Fort,4Belvedeire, Prin'ce Shad, 6.7.
AUSTRALIAN V.C.'s [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 6 November 1941
AUSTRALIAN V.G.'s . Canberra, November 3--At least 16 Australian V.C: winners of -the last" war will attend the official open ing of the Australian War Memorial on .-Armistice Day. Eight will be from Victoria. Those who have already accepted invitations to be present are: Messrs. W. 1). Joynt, G. I tngram, James Newlatd, .L. M cCarthy, A. C. Borella, W. ..RUthven,. Juames Rogers, R. Grieve (Victoria), : . Axford, J. P. Woods.(\Vcestern Aus tralia), S. McDougall, P. Straitton, J. J. Dwyer (Tasmania), G. Howell, J. ,Whittle (N.S.W,),, E, Towner (Queensland)..
FLEMINGTON (Cup Day) [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 6 November 1941
FLEMING TON (Cup Day) TOTE (5/-) RACE PLACED HORSES, RIDERS S.P. WIN PLACE £.s. d. £ 8. d. CUP ISAMBARD, 9.10 (Meenan) 9/21 1 4 6 9 0 HURDLE Our Boy, 11.11 (Johnson) 6/1 " - 12 0 (2 miles) Bureaucrat, 11.13 (Bracken) 7/1 -- 5 6 RAILWAY ORTELI, 8.6, (Mornement) 12/1 4 8 6 2 9 0 HIGHWEIGHT Plana, 9.1 (Purtell) 9/4 - 9 0: HCP, (6 furs.) Crojick, 9.12 (Breasley) 7/1 - 16 0 MIMOSA' HESIONE, 8.10 (lMunro) 8/1 on 5 6 5 0 STAKES Bergee, 8.5 (Bastian) 15/1 - 14 6 "(4% furs.) Lady Valiant, 8.5 (Adams) 15/11 - -MELBOURNE SKIPTON, 7.6 (Cook) .8/1 3- 3 '0 "'1 "'3' "6: CUP Son of Aurous, 6.10 (Unkovich) 7/ - 214 0 (2E-miles) Beau Vite, 9.10 (D. Munro) 11/2 .8 - 6 CUP WINTERSET, 12.7 (Meenan) 7/2 1 0 0 , 9 6 STEEPLECHASE Benduli, 9.10 (Selby). 9/4 - 6. 6' (2 miles 3 fur.) Gracstello, 9.7 (McKee) 12/1 - 9 6 YAN YEAN - LINK BOY, 8." (Breasley) -16/1 4 15 6 1 9. 6 STAKES (1st Div.) Hydra, 8.3 (Thompson) . . 7/2 - -1 2 0 (1 mile) Neutron, 7,2 '(McCloud) 8/1 - - YAN YEAN NEW WARRIOR. 7.2 (Sellwood) 10/...
ASCOT (Sydney) [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 6 November 1941
ASCOT (Sydney) r TOTE (51-) RACE PLACED HORSES, RIDERS S.P. WIN PLACE £ s.d. si s. 1. APPRENTICES' BLONDIN, 7.9 (Smith) 12/1 5 6 3 1 9 3 NOVICE HCP. The Catch, 8.0 (Terril) 2/1 - 5 6 (1 mile) Real Gem, 8.5 (Nicholls) 4/1 - 8 3 3 & 4-YEAR-OLD WAR TROPHY, 8.10 (Mortimer) 9/2 1 12 9 9 I HANDICAP Frantic, 7.2 (Carr) 10/1 - 10 6 (7 furs.) Insignia, 7,10 (Terril) 7/1 - - BRUCAS, 8.11 (Thompson) 5/4 12 9 7 6 14.2 HANDICAP Kentucky, 9.0 (Horton) 2/1 - 8 0 (4 furs.) Victor Bruce, 7.2 (Charman) 8/1 - -. FLYING SIR REGAL, 7.6 (Podmore). 5/1 3 5 3 9 9 HANDICAP John Halifax, 8.7 (McMennamin) 7/2 - 7 6 (6 furs.) Bruce Wood, 8.11 (Nicholls) 2/1 - 6 0 MASCOT KENIL GEMI 8.2 (Podmore) 5/2 13 6 7 0 WELTER Pimms, 8.9 (Wilson) 7/4 - 7 3 (1 mile) Hedonic, 9.2 (Lawrence) 20/1 - 1 8 3 ASCOT SOLOGRAM, 8.7 (Lawrence) 5/2 '1 4 0 9", 3 HANDICAP. Valbed. 7.3 (Hinton) 20/1 - 15 6 (9 furs,) Emerge, 9.0 (Duncombe) 5/1 - -
Final Acceptances [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 6 November 1941
Final; Acceptances THE OAKS, rui at Flemnington, to-day,' Ii in.-Pirerii, Beauty Spot, Argenter,: Parisima, Pooka; Wheat Sheaf,: Lilette, Primavera, all 8:io. Unlikely starters: Easy .Bet, Lady Petrel, Belle. Money, Sweet Duchless.,
One Day Cricket Matches On Trial [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 6 November 1941
One D:ay Cricket Matches On Trial S One-day grade cricklet matches will be played by the N.S.W. Cricket Association ontDecember. - 2o: and Jatniuary 3i:.' They will be' given an extended trial if successful.. Tlhere has been a clamor for the introduction of one-day grade .nmttches, especially during :wartinie. These matches are not novel. In March, 1939, they were tried out and voted a success. Play started at 1.30 p.nt.,, and ended at 6 p.m. In this season's -games, play will start' at r.3o p.m. and end at 6.20 p.11m. ]3atting will be equally divided, each side . being.. allowed _two hours 20 minutes.
Von Nida Beaten After Big Lead [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 6 November 1941
Von Nida Ieaten After Big Lead Norman von Nida was beaten by the -Victorian champion, E. Nai smitli,. one . up, in their. war-fund challenge golf match of 72 holes at Riversdale last Sunday. Von Nida held -°a lead of I5 up 'after the first 36 holes played on the. Saturday afternoon, as reported in Army News last Sunday. Von Nida's remarkable defeat after his. two . record breaking rounds of 69 on the. Saturday was. due to his slipping on the"floor of his hotel bathroom on the. Sunday morning while sliaving. He gashed his hand at thie base of the .left thumb. 'He. insisted on playing the match, but was impeded, by the: hand injury and hooked his. strokes badly. Naismith. won seven of. the first •nine holes,, but von Nida hung on gamely and was 5 up with eight holes to play. .They were square going to the 72nd hole, where Naismith hooked his drive into the creek. IHowever, von Nida's finished two fairways away, and he lost the hole.
WOMAN HONORED [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 6 November 1941
WOMAN HONORED, Adelaide, Tuesday.-Miss ",G. .G. Woodger, -who ahas beeti appointed an associate to the -Supreme. Court judges, began her.,neiv duties, yester day. The dlaugliter of the Rev. Ro;l ',nil and 'Mrs. Woodger of. Largs Bay, she is the first woman in: S.\A. ,to hold office as associate -judge.
RECRUITING POLICY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 6 November 1941
RECRUITING· POLICY Sydney, November 3, All aspects ,of .recruiting . for the A.J.F. and .A.A,.F, will be examined ,at a con eirence to ,take plae ,in Melbourne on Monday, and convened by the .MitHister-for thleArm'y (M. Forde)., The conference will decide, anong other things, .whetheir the A.T.F.. and the R.A.A.F. will in fui;tre operate I 'commfon recruiting organisatil, 'ain!l that men will be piosted from a conn mon pool to ,either service.
Versatile A.I.F. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 6 November 1941
Versatile A. l.F. •An.A.I.F. rugby team crushingly defeated a .British army team,'21 to nil, at. Singapore, in one of .the. best games there this year. An indication of the A.I.F.'s versatility is shownw by the recent success of A.I.F. signial ler, 'Raymond Downs, at. the recent Highland games at. Malaya, which were.staged mainly for, theTScots of famous Highland Regiments. Downs won all the ?-ighland dancing events, defeating the champions of Gordons and Argyll and Sutherland High landers.
End Of Olympic Games Forseen [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 6 November 1941
End. Of Olympic Games Forseen The Olympic Games are doomed, according to Mr. H, G. Alderson, manager of the 1936 Australian Olympic Games team. He was speaking at, the annual meeting of the Australian Amateur Boxing and Wrestling Association in Sydney. "Peru and Austria took the field for a football match at the Berlin Olympiad, armed with pistols," he said. "Australia missed winning boxing and wrestling titles because our men were not aware of international con ditions for the matches. "Don't Turn Pro." "Frequently, interpretations of the rules were impossible to follow. "The ideail games would be inter national contests between English speaking countries." Mr. E. S. Marks (President of the Association) urged young boxers and wrestlers not to turn professional. "In most cases amateurs become professionals for only a few prelimin arv bouts. "With overseas trips after the war, a good amateur has more to look forward to than a few trophies."
D.I.B. DOINGS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 6 November 1941
D.I.B. DOINGS: ':B.Early; this week we received .a vire :fromt Sgt. "Sandy" .McGtirk, ..saying he had: arrived 'safely in. Sydney.c "Sandy" is downi there oon six months' sick :leave, and we all hope his arm mends in that time. .Sgat. MQGuirk was .one.of the fiirst to join this unit and had :the mnisfortune to meet, with a serious accident which laid him up for a long time, Here's. hoping he. is ,back vwith us. soon. A certain N.C.O.. (from 'A'" Coy.) met a lass in town, quite recently, and after a -pleasant evening she in vited hintm, home for. tea.. SNearing the Half-way House, the young lady suddenly rememberedl she wanted.sonme groceries. Into the store they went and she began to order a; arge . quantity of eatables. While the young lady behind .the counter wrapped the goods, the .Glamor Girl excused herself, A feW minutes later our hero went in search of.his friend and found the bird had flown. He was left with the groceries. I believe ,he is known. now as the '!Gro'cr Boy." Pr...