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QUEENSLAND CUP MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
QUEENSLAND OUP':IMEETING SECOND TRIAL (7 .furs.,)--Samantar, ,8,12 , (Bougoure) 1, Nacre,' 7.1 (Moore) 2, Spelornis, :8.2' (Tebb) 3. : Betting: 6/1, 6/1,. 7/1, Tote: Win,: £2; Place, £1/0/6, 8/-, 8/-. C. E. ,McDOUGALL,STAKES (5 furs.). Dorrie Win, 8.0 (Carmont) 1, Movitta, 8.0 (Freedman) 2, Two. Imps, 8.0 -(Sharpe) 3. , Betting: 9/4,;:5/2, 33/1. Tote: Win, 17/-; Place, .11/-, .4/6, 19/-. FLYING HANDICAP (6 fursi).- -Kyvaliy, '7,0 (.Wrigley) 1, Romero, 7.13 (McGrow die) 2, ,Hackee, 8.12 (Tebb) 3. Betting: 12/1, 3/1, 5/1.. Tote: Win,. £2/16/6; Place;. £2/1/-, 5/-. r QUEENSLAND.CUP-2 nilles. BUCOLIC, ,7.1. (Curran) .................................. 1 SIR W YVERN, 7.1 .(Stone) ................................... 2. BALLOT, 8.1 (M cGrowdie) ................................. 3' Betting: 10/1, 50/1, 5/1. Tote: Win, £3/14/6; Place, ,£1/19/6, £ 1/0/6, 5/-. Time, 3.23. NOVICE HANDICAP (7 furs.).-Rabli Chief, 7.2 . (McGrowdie) 1, Duneira's Pride, 7.6 (Moore) 2, Eve Spearfelt, 8.4 (Willey) 3. ...
The Woman Hater Short Story [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
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WOMEN'S ATHLETIC SPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
WOMEN'S;ATHLETIC SPORTS Melbournei Saturday.-Irene . Talbot, Victoria's champion "sprinter, ran well at the, opening meeting of ,the. Vlitorian Women's Athletic .Association, held- at Royal Park, to-day,. After winning the 75 yards in 0 sacs,, MiS' Talbot left~to 'be-married at, 6;o'o~oek i | ~ ... . . . .. .
CRICKET RESULTS SYDNEY GRADE GAMES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
CRICKET'RESUL TS SYDNEY GRADE .GAMES Cunmberland 243 v Glebe 1 for 66; Waverley 9 for 103 v Gordon 4 for 104; North Sydney 145 v Balmain 1 for 27 (Pearce, Balmain 7 for 79); Manly 235 v Paddington 0 for 6: Randwick 373 (Cheg wyn 153) v Marrickville 0 for 3; Northern Districts 401 (Fallowfleld 135. This was, his fifth successive cedtury And is a r" cord for Grade Cricket) v Mosman:. St. George 95 and 0 for 2 v Western Suburbs (O'Reilly 7 for fi). ADELAIDE -DISTRICT MATCHES Glenelg 240 (Gunner 80), defeated Sturt 239 and 0: for 31: University 246 and 2 for 53, defeated East Torrens 206; West Torrens 340 played a draw with P,"rsnpet 8 for 225; Adelaide 347 defeated Kensington, 123. MELBOURNE MATCHES . Northcote 248, defeated Carlton 227: Collingwood 242 .and 1 for 90, defeated ~'rahran 134: St. Kilda 190, defeated Essendon 188 and 3 for 215; Fitzroy 191 and 6 for 168, defeated University 137; North Melbourne 8 for 238 (dec.), de feated Hawthorn-East Melbourne 1n3 and 8 for 104:. Melbou...
BAGOT BOUQUETS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
BAGOT BOUQUETS lieut. A. B. M'clntosh and Sgt. 1. W. C. Wales left the Unit this week for 2 M.lD. Sgt.- \Vales is ex pectced to rejoin the Unit about Christmas time, Some of our oldest patients ar.e deserting us this week for the more congenial surroundings South. We all wish them a speedy recovery: Vestey's Concert Party gave an excellent entertainment 'on Thursday last. Wd hope they will come again.
Henneberry to Fight Richards. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
Henneberry to Fight -Rihdhards Fred Henneberry signed an agreement on Thursday night, with the promotors, to fight Ron Richards at the:big War Funds night at Sydney Stadium on November 20. ' Thle agreemient provides that the ,,xers will meet for the middle «ecifht clhamtpionsl hip of the 13 ritish EmpLire. Th'e iig44t is l)Cin-g promoted to raise, money for the Red Cross War Prisoners' Fund., The boxers have accepted a gttar antee, and hlavc waived -the right of the usuali 25 per cent. "cut" *of the takings.
CUP AFTERMATH Son of Aurous Beaten Because of New Rider [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
CUP AFTERMATH Son of Aurous Beaten Because of New Rider Mr. Lou Sluice, bookmaker-owner of Son of Aurous, said after the Cup on Tuesday, that his blunder in changing jockeys cost his horse the race. "I am not blaming Unk6vich, who rode my horse, for making his ,run nearly seven furlongs from home, be cause lihe didn't know the horse's form. - "However, T ttiriln Son of Aurous woul,, have been a 'ccrtainty' had he waited until half a mile from home." Many backers of Son of Aurous considered he was ridden an. ill judged race. \Vhetl he won the Hot ham Handicap on Satturdav he came from'last at the three furlongs. Big Money Won on Skipton Skipton's win was received bit terly by a section of the Flenmington race crowd because of the series of 'table bulletins that he was an ttun likely starter. Sydney and Melbourne ante post punters won £2oo,ooo on the Cups double. The biggest payout was 20o,ooo to an early backer of Velocity and Skip ton. Ante-post bookmakers laid £E15,0oo0 straight ou...
MISCL. SPORT RESULTS INTERCLUB SPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
RESULTS INTERCLUB SPORTS Melbourne, : Saturday. - A. Wilson (Preston-Northcote) caused a great sur prise to-day at the second of the series of inter-club sports, held at .Olympic Park to-day, by winning the first divi sion of the half-mile in Al Grade from the Geelong. Guild representative (ft. D. Goodall, South Australian 1,-mile champion) and W. Robins, in 2 min, 2 6/10 secs. Geelong Guild again topped the A Grade score in defeating East Melbourne. More than 800 athletes (seniors and juniors) took part. A fairly stiff breeze assisted the runners and the tracks were in good condition. Fastest time in the A2 Grade 1 mile run was put up by R. Flint (Colling wood who, in a neck. and neck struggle over the last lap with R. Cox (St. Mark's), just won by a foot in 4.44. R. Prentice (Coburg) was third. In the second -division Morrie Burke (Glenhuntly), in a hard contest over the last furlong, stalled off C. Hansen (Ivan hoe). H. Bassed (Essendon) was second with Hansen third.
Yachting Season Opens At Hobart [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
Yachting iSeason Opens At Hobart: .. Hobart, Saturday.-About 100 sailing craft took Dart in the manoeuvres at the nnening of the :Yachting season on the Derwent to-day. The weather conditions were the, best for an ,opening day for many years. The prize for the best looking yatch went to Mr. A. J. Drys dale's "A" class Acushla.
AMATEUR CYCLING [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
AMATEUR CYCLING Adelaide. Saturday. - Keith Prior showed a return to form with a treble victory at the Sturt 'District Amateur Cycling Club track meeting at the Good wood (Adelaide) Recreation Ground this afternoon. He won both the 1, -mile and mile handicap events, plus the eight lap first-class scratch race. He repeated the feat of Frank Pepper .at last week's meeting.
HOW THEY FINISHED IN THE 1941 MELBOURNE CUP [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
- - HOW THEY` FINISHED IN THE 1941 MELBOURNE CUP' "SKIPTON OUTSTAYS SPRING CHAMPIONS. Running to the front more than a furlong from the post, Skipton won the Melbourne Cup by two and a half lengths from Son of Aurous, with the favorite, Beau Vite, three-quarters of a length away third. Skipton was running away from the two older stayers right on the post. "Laureate, A.J.C. Derby winner, is shown three lengths away fourth, followed by Velocity, Maikai (second in the previous two Mel bourne Cups). and Yours Truly. The rest of the beaten runners did not get into the Cup finish picture. (These special Cup photos were picturegramed from Melbourne to The Sydney.Telegraph and flown to Darwin Army News.) &nbsp;
EAST POINT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
EAST POINT Since the inception of the camp, our life has been one of toil and danger, smashing our way through thick undergrowth, tearing down giant timber and tenaciously combat ting venomous reptiles, insects and all those terrors which make the tropics so fraught with danger. Temporarily, success is ours. We have conquered the denizens of the forest; we have put to flight the monsters of the earth (with the ex ception of about 4,ooo,ooo green ants), but now the battle has evolved itself into a combat with the elements of the air, the preliminary sallies of which have left us all medi tating whether, when "The Rains Came" we will be "Gone With The Wind." Fishermen Great activity is astir among the disciples of Isaac Walton and the camp is alive with chaps busily pre paring sinkers, floaters, - spinners, hooks, lines and all those devices de signed 1 by man to entice and trap the poor, unsuspecting fish. Armed with tackle and filled with hope, the fishermen set out to catch the Bat...
RECORD FLIGHT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
SRECORD FLIGHT On the last stage of its ferrying flight across the Pacific, the Catalina flying boat," bought froin U.S.A. by the Ecderal. Government, ,flew 3300 mniles non-stop from Canton Islandl ito Sydney: This is believed to be 'a world oversea record: for a Cafalina, "and is certainly a Pacific non-stop -recrd.l. Captain P. G. Ta*; ylor com -inanded tthe flying boat on its record -flight.
JAPANESE SHIP SUNK BY MINE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
JAPANESE SHIP SUNK BY MINE The Japanese ship sunk by a mine (as reported in Friday's news-bulletin), was the Kibi Maru of 4,522 tons. The steamer struck a floating mine in the Sea of Japan, on Wednesday night and sank within 30o minutes. Domei (Japanese official news agency), states that 17 passengers were drowned and nine seriously injured. So far 247 have been res cued. Tokio believes that the mine came from one of. the minefields laid by Russia off the Siberian :coast soon after Germany attacked the Soviet. On instructions from the Japan ese Foreign Minister, the Japanese Ambassador to Russia has again pro tested to the Soviet Government against the presence of the mine- fields. When Russia notified Japan of the minefields, a Japanese Government' spokesman said it was difficult to imagine German wascraft in these waters. U.S. Claims Damages The United States Government, has formally claimed £93,ooo000 compensation for the loss of the Robin Moor, sunk by a U-Boat in the South Atla...
OUR FATEFUL DAY—NEXT SATURDAY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
OUR FATEFUL DAY - NEXT SATURDAY Japan - America Near Showdown Mr. Beasley (Minister for Supply) speaking in Sydney yesterday, made the following dram atic statement: "This is our most critical hour. The War Cabinet has been sitting all day discussing Far Eastern problems and plans and strategy that may have to be employed to defend this country November 15 will be a fateful day for us in Australia. That day the Japanese Diet meets and Japan may decide to move north or south." Mr. Beasley appealed to all workers and all Australians to give the Government their whole "support. HOPES FOR PEACE IN TOKIO While hopes for Pacific peace have bounded in Tokio as the restilt of the despatch of Mr. Saburu Kurusu, orie of Japan's most experi enced .-diplomats; -to assist in the Washington negotiations, American opinion is still that the chances are 1o to one against a successful out "come to ..the conversations. S"Diplomatic 'correspondents in Tokio hailed the despatch of the new envoy ..as a s...
ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION OF MUSSOLINI Reported Unrest In Italy [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION OF MUSSOLINI Reportcd Unrest In: taly LONDON.-Following .an at tempt onr the life. of Mussolini, • Moscow:?Radio .reports. that the Gestapo has reinforced the. Fasd .ist :police :in Italy..- Two revolver shots were fired at Mussolini and he was slightly .wounded. The Lisbon correspondlent of the *Daily Telegraph states that: accord ingto well-iiiforined neutrals, Signor Roberto Farinacci (M'inister'of State) has.-become- the instrunent of. Ger-. man. aitthority in Italy. It is.stated that he takes. orders direct from the Hitler, coi'tmunicating and negotiat-. ing with Berlin over tlhe head of Mussolini. : Relations-between Hitler and NMus solini are strained. Hitler, although not, daring to risk the political reper cussions of an open birerich, feels he can no longer. rely on Mussolini to carry out his instritctioiis .to keep Italy, in suljection. ' HITLER'S ACCUSATION After the flow of Ttaliaii troops to Russia had ceased, Hitler accused Mussolini 6f. bad fa...
Govt. To Curtail Cash Orders, Hire-Purchase [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
Govt. To Curtail Cash Orders, a ire-Purchase Next Wednesday, the Federal Cabinet will -con sider restricting hire-purchase trade on the ground that it. deals largely in.. non-essential :>>goods. Issue of National Security Regulations to limit time pa: ment and cash order purchases is also likely to. be recommended., 'The Treasurer (Mr. Chifley)' will present reports. which suggest methods.ofccontrol, partly to protect the interests of -purchasers,, and, it is believed, partly- to restrict appli cation of the system. The reports indicate that time payment results in much business *which could not be transacted oh a cash :basis, and that practically the .whole of this trade is in non-essential goods.' Therefore, the Governm'ent will agree to some' measure of -re striction so that money can. be dliverted to the. war effort. It is likely also. that it Wiill take action to cotitr61 interest rates in these transactions. - New Taxes Hinted The Primell inister (Mir. Curtin), when spea...