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PYJAMA GIRL IDENTIFIED? [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
PYJA=MA .GIRL IDENTIFIED? The N.S.W. Attorney-General (Mr. Martin) was asked in .the • Legislative. Assembly during the week, if he knew a doctor had 'made a statutory declaratiori that he could 'identify the' famous- Al bury "Pyjama Girl." The doctor was Dr. Palmer-Ben bow, of Macleay Street, Potts Point. The statutory declaration had been. sent to the Minister' of Justice (Mr.' Downing). The pyjanla-cla:d body of an utn known girl was found on the How-. long Road, near 'Albury, 'partly' burned and terribly itijured, on Sep tember, 1934. The case "created' world-wide interest. Dr. Benbow has made tests on the body, which was preserved 'at the' Sydney University medical' school until January, 1941. Dr. Benbow said that he disagreed with the police that the murder was" committed .in a car,'and insisted that. the girl had 'been niurdererd locally. "I have definite' proof that the Pyjama Girl is Anria Philomena Morgan, who was 23 years of age at the time of her 'death," 'said the docto...
HUGE UNIFORM [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
HUGE UNIFORM Lithgow, Thursday.-The Army has no uniform big enough to fit Les McNabb, the 21 stone boxer, who went into camp yesterday as a universal trainee. For the present he will serve in the 1o3rd Australian General Hospital, in civilian clothes. McNabb took his boxing equip- ment to camp. He has asked his manager-trainer, Billy McConnell, to arrange bouts for him.
ALL ABOARD FOR SINGAPORE FIFTH INSTALMENT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
ALL ABOARD FOR SINGAPORE BY, FRANK CLUNE THE STORY SO FAR The .author, in relating this true-life story of his trip from: Sydney to Singapore by flying-boat, has given interesting sidelights dealing with the early history and discovery of the lands he has passed over. After leaving Sydney, Frank Clune has "taken-in" Broken Bay, Newcastle, Port Stevens, and is now over Port Macquarie. FIFTH 'INSTALMENT Macquarie, the man of vision, was vindicated when the trespassing graziers eventually obtained a title to the land they had illegally squatted on far beyond the pale. The greatest of our Governors, he de served to have rivers, .lakes, har bors, streets, lighthouses, and other geographical features 'named after him. But the port he so fondly founded as a place of banishment on the Hastings River never developed into a vast metropolis. In May, 1825, Sir Thomas Brisbane recommended that the prisoners should be removed to some more remote spot,, and 'Port Macquarie and its: hinterland shou...
Romantic Proposal Digger Uses Radio [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
Romantic Proposal Digger Uses- Radio A romantic proposal .of marriage froin an Australian prisoner of war in Italy. Was recently received by Miss Nan Mitchell, beauty specialist, of Camberwell, Victoria, through the Apostolic Delegation in. Sydney, which picked up the message in a broadcast from the Vatican City radio. The Digger initiative was shown by Gunner Leonard Wool cook, A.I1F, Anti-Aircraft-unit. The message read, "Safe and, well. "Re member sunshine always follows rain. "Always thinking of you. "Humbly propose engagement.".Miss Mitchell .answered, "Yes." The fiance, a Melbourne man, was taken prisoner during the Crete evacuation.
Camp Gossip And Sport By Your Own Correspondents NAVY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
And Sport By Your Own Correspondents NAVY Military Headquarters . Signallers continue to combat on- theli Socccr field with undiminished vigor: for victory. Last- week-end their team showed the Navy some.brilliant'for ward passing, which carried them to a 2-0 wil. For the Navy, Gordon Johnson, althoiigh playing out of his usual position, showed good ball control at left-half. Tom Scott has shown .marked improvement these last couple of' matchds, and is now one of the mainstays in the defence. "Butch" Munro is another player whose showing is promising as right full-back. Captain P. Black feels that the Navy would have made a better showing,if the Canteen had run dry a few days before it did. \VWhilst on'the subject of Canteens, it is very gratifying to see the excel lent cameraderie between ,the Ser vices, as: evidenced in the constant stream of visitors froml other Ser vices, who are .seen ,nightly invited to the Ship's Canteen at Naval 1Head quarters. Even the liquor could not enti...
MOOREFIELD [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
fMOREFtELD ' OTE (5/-)' RACE PLACED HORSES;' RIDERS S.P. WIN": PLACE £, s. d. £ 's. d. NOVICE i PANEL,. 7.8 (Terrill) 7/1 2 9 3 14 6 HANDICAP, Take Care, 8.0 (Morstllo) 10/1 - 1 2 9 (1 mile) WVarrah; 8.5 (McMenamin) 6/1 - 11 9 JUVENILE SANTA CRUZ. 8.0 (Knox) 5/1 1 12 0 8 0 STAKES ....Radio .Star, 8.12 (Webster) 5/1 - 9 3 (5 fur.) Easy..Mark, 8.7 (Terrill) 4/1 - 8 6 THREE-YEAR-OLD ARAHURA, 8.5 (McMenamin)' 11/8 9 3 6. 6 HANDICAPi ' St:.Pancras,' 9.7 (Young); .. 2U/1 - 110 3 (6 fur.) . Awake, 7.10 (Knox) 6/1 - 9 3 CGRAND BOY, 8.2 (McMenamin) 10/1 2 10 9 - 12 6 CARLTON Tel Astr, 8.9 (Knox) 4/1 - 9 0 MILE' Mustapha, 7.8 (Smith) - 6/1 - 15 0 MOOREFIELD' - RYTHMIC, 7.4 (Terrill) 3/1 18 0 9 0 HANDICAP ' Ma?smlan. 7.;10 (Gillan) 10/1 - 1 3 0 (1¼ 'miles) Aristocrat, 9.0 (Atkins) 7/4 - - FLYING WELTER JOHN HALIFAX, 9.0 (McMen.) 9/4 1 , 0 7 3 HANDICAP (First Tetreen. 8.12 (Ward) 15/1 - 19 3 Dlv.) (6 fur:)-.... Brazandt, 10.4" (Horton) 12/1 - 19 3 FLYING. WELTER INSIGNIA, 8.6 (Stanton) 12/1 5 4...
ELWICK MEETING (HOBART) [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
ELWICK MEETING (HOBART) HURDLE RACE (11,1 mile).-Intercession (C. T. Pearce) 1, Lenou (M. Cahill) 2, Only starters, Tote dividends for 5/-: Win 7/-, Place 8/6. TRIAL HANDICAP .(6 furs.).-Cavity (D. McDonnell) 1,' Cavante (Connelly) 2, Makaway (Dean) 3. Win 30/-: Place, 17/6, 9/6. Betting: 3/1,. 5/1, 9/2. NOVEMBER TROTTING PLATE (11'2 mile).-Yule Derby (Porthouse) 1, Rant ant. Boy (Lewis) 2, Diana Globe (Elliott) 3. Tote: Win, £1/1/6: Place, 14/1, 4/-, 2/6. Betting: 4/1, 7/4, 5/4. HIGHWEIGHT HANDICAP (about 7 furs.).-Treylad (Powell) 1, Benzonia (McDonnell) 2, Iconium (Hewitt). 3. Tote: Win, £1/1/6: Place, 14/6, .2/6. Betting: 7/2, 6/4 on, 6/1. FLYING HANDICAP (6 furs.).-Craig avad (Hewitt) .1, Lords Nurmi (Powell) 2, Esor (Noonan):3. Only starters. Tote: Win, 13/6; Place, 13/6.1 Betting:: Evens, 2/1, evens. NOVEMBER TROTTING PURSE (11' mile).--Pronto Boy -(Mitchell) 1, Inna minca (Gregg) 2, Native Hope (Lewis) 3. Tote: Win, 8/6;: Place, 8/6, 9/-, 7/-. Betting: Evens, .5/1, 5/2.
Army News Crossword-No. 5. ACROSS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
VArmy News--:rossword G No. 5I ACROSS ':, 1 To censure .5 City in California .. 11 Insanity 12 Bird 13 High hill 14 Conjunction 15 Machine for stretching cloth 16-Street wanderer 18 Bustle 20 Prefix: half 21 Greek letter 22 Equality 23 A color 24 Oriental weight 26 Conjecture 28 Ability 31 Court's decisions 32 Tilled land 33 To rid 34 Be tangled 35 Perceive 30 Sodium .chloride 40 Genus of maples 42 Tumor 43 The blackthorn 44 City in Texas 46 Preposition 48 Anger. 49 Pencil-rubber 50 Before now 52 Obstructed with sediment 53 Tree DOWN -1 Gem-weight 2 Indefinite article. 3. River.. (Spanish) 4 Fortified work 5 Kind of machine 6 Sooner than 7 :Skin 8,Small band. ..9 Proper sphere-' 10 Ridicules 11. Greater quantity 13 Appendage 1-7 -Lessened 19 Split pulse SOLUTION WtO. No,.5..5PUZZIE WILL ...APPEAR NEXT THURSDAY 25 Collection of sayings 26 Metal 2?7 Squeeze 28 Mexican dishes 29 Species of toucan 30 To the side 31 Sandy 33 Payment for • services 35 Military Weapon 37 ,Girl 's name 38 L...
HIGH CASTE WINS THRILLING RACE Cheers Greet Victory [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
HIGH CASTE .WINS THRILLING RACE Cheers Greet Victory (From the Melbourne :Herald) On the final- day of: the V.R.C. Melbourne' Cup meeting, the C.B, Fisher Plate, though border Sing on the farcical at one stage;,developed. into a:.. highly. exciting struggle between the two champions Beau Vite and High .Caste.., 1But the result wasn't as everyone - thought .it. would. be. - High Caste, showing all his. old fighting qualities, -defeated Beau Vite, who was at odds -On.' (High 'Caste was selected' by -Army, News yesterday to defeat Bediu Vite.) . . . : S,'Highi Caste won from Beau Vite S.il this same race last. year; and it. is his third successive victory inr it. : -he : winner: was given :.a re ception 'as he returned to scale, but ' there. was : a: demonstration : from -the flat against Beau Vite. "What . happined to - you, : ;?1Munro,": and "Get 'back'-. to SSydney," -Darb.," ' were' some : of ; :the remiarks-hurled at the Sydney jockey .ashe returned to scale on the. beaten champio...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
IN HEAVY RAIN, the 1941 Melbourne Cup, won by Skipton, was presented to Mr. J. J. Kitson by Lady Dugan, wife of the Governor of Victoria. Skipton's owner, Mrs. J. J. Kitson, did not go to the course to see her horse run. Left to right:_ Miss M. Kitson and her father, Mr. J. J. Kitson; W. Cook, Skipton's jockey, almost obscured by Mr. Kitson; J. Fryer. Skipton's trainer; Lady Dugan, and the Governors' aide-de-camp.
BRIGHT BOYS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 9 November 1941
BRIGHT BOYS Those who hold to the opinion that soldiers are generally illiterate should attend the Educational Quiz Sessions on Thursday nights in the main Recreation Hall at Larrakeyah, when their best belief will be con founded. Packets of cigarettes go flying across the hall to some quick-think ing Digger who, in a flash, has called back the correct answer when nomi nated by the compere. Questions concern international affairs, politics, sport, military cus toms, geography, local matters, and general history. It pays to read Army News be cause there were two pay-outs on data supplied in our last issue: "The name of the Sig. who sailed alone from Crete, and the distance of the Philippines from Japan." The date of the first issue of Army News was a "sitter." Only failure of note was "the number of representatives in the Federal House." The triangular, competition be tween D.R.O. Sigs. and A.A.S.C. (Vestey's) was won by the D.R.O. team, ably captained by "Robbie" Burns.
V.R.C. Meeting's Record Tote [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
-V.R.C. Meeting's Record - Tote ITotalisator investments dur nug the four days of the V.R.C. Spring meeting amounted to £400,215/Io/--a record. This was an increase of £42,ooo on last year's, figures. Darby Munro led the flat jockeys during the four dlays with three wins-two on Hesi one and one on Beau Vite. . W. Cook landed two winners, in chiding Skipton in the Cup, and Ted Bartle won a double on High Caste. H. Badger, A. Breasley, and H. Mornement also plioted two winners each. Tfie "leading' jockey of, the carnival was L. .Meenan, who won the four jumpitig races two on Isambard and two on .....W interset. Bayley Payten, Jack Jamnie son, and Frank McGrath \were the only successful Sydney trainers. Paytin won a double with Hesione, Jamieson a double with High Caste, and McGrath the Mac k in non Stakes 'with Beau Vite. Mrs. J. J. Kitson, whose horse. Skipton won the Mel bbourne Cup. and Victbria Derby, was the leading owner during the four days. Skipton earned £8750 for her.
Rugby League Star Enlists [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
Rugby League Star Enlists :W.? Tyquin, interstate Rugby League lock forward from N.S.W., has enlisted in thie A.I.F. at the age of 22. The St. George Club will enter tain Tyquin at- the premiership vic tory smoke concert on" November 1g. Gordon Hart,: another leading St. George player, enlisted during the last football season. A special St. George committee will negotiate with country players in N.S.W. to replace Tyquin and Hart. .
Attacked By Bees [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
,-Attacked By IBees :Townisville, Monday. - When a beehive fell from a lorry near Towns ville the bees escaped and attacked everything. within range. Eight people were treated in hospital for -stings, and a woman was bitten by a horse, naddened by pain. Two ambulances were sent to collect' the victiris'. bicycles, motor cycles, lor ries and cars left by the roadside.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
Summer brings danger with Apply IODEX at first sign of Surfer's Foot germs lurking on soreness or moist, white pulpy the beach, in dressing and surf skin between the toes. IODEX sheds, even in your own spotless kills this fungus-like growth, bathroom. Doctors say 6 people checks the dangerous infection, out of 10 are affected in summer and soothes dnd heals the -so don't take chances. damaged tissues. A y g ? ois a real burn. Don't treat It lightly. 4 s ý H R N IODEX soanotlhes and heals the dam aged tissues. It penetrates de.eply, reducing the inflanam mation and.E congestion. Neglected sunburn may caurse serious skin trouble. In stubborn cases see your doctor. IEº h' º r . ~ ·
A.T.S. GIRL [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
A. T.S. GIRLL MEMBER of the Auxiliary Terri torial Services rowing eight, carries her oar to the A.T.S. boat, which competed in a recent Services re gatta at Marlowv (England). There is talk in London, of conscripting women for war work in England. L
NEW OPERATION FOR RESTORING EYESIGHT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
NEW OPERATION FOR RESTORING EYESIGHT A Brisbane eye specialist has successfully cured two people of blindness by grafting cornea taken from the eyes of dead persons. It is the first, time that operations of this kind have been carried out in Australia. This was revealed by Professor .T. V. Duhig at a conference arranged by the Aid to the Soviet Committee. He said. that the methods of Pro fessor Filitov, of Odessa, had been used: The Brisbane ophthalmic surgeon who' applied the Filitov method said that the sight of a blind woman had been.partially restored by the graft ,ing operation. The cornea was taken from a person who had been killed 12 hours previously in an accident. In only a few cases was this opera tion suitable, said the Brisbane "specialist. The cornea'was the win dow. f the eye. For a graft to suc ceed,lthe nerve-of' the back of the eye had to be healthy. "Only tittle will tell whetlier this operation is the success we hope 'it will be," he added.