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No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
TRIM LEGS belonging to Lois Hilyard, one of the 16(i beauties appearing in the well-drilled ballet of "Kissing Time." a r'opula musical comedy being presented at the moment in the southern states. We are informed that the other 15 lasses are all her equal too. Lois is described as the "dimpled young lady."
TALL ORDER IN MILK [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
TALL ORDER IN MILK Skeye, a week-old female giraffe, who will be worth £iooo if she lives, is being bottle-fed at Sydney Tar onga Park Zoo, with a well-known baby food. The giraffe is already aft. lin. tall. Only one -other giraffe born in Australia. has reached maturity Taronga, who was born at Taronga, Park two years ago. Taronga however, was naturally fed. Skeye's mother High is too ill to feed her daughter. Skeye has about to times the amount of food given to a human habv. The zoo carpenter is building an adjustable tower to hold the feeding bottle. If Skeye lives three weeks longer a cow will he used as a foster mnother.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
ACKNOWLEDGMENT Army News expresses its thanks to the following for sup plying material and granting per mission to publish various news items, pictures and features: 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 Sun News-Pictorial, Mel bourne, for "Bluey and Curley." Daily Mirror, Sydney, for photos and'short story illustra tions. 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, crossword puzzle, short stories, Donald Duck, etc. Mr. Frank Clune, for the serial story. Mr. Alan Foley for short stories. For all interstate sporting re sults and details: Daily Telegraph and Sun day Telegraph, Sydney; The Herald, Melbourne; The Courier Mail and Sunday Mail, Bris bane; The New...
Army News Crossword-No. 6 ACROSS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
J :Army News Crossword -" No. 6 ACROSS 1 Sheeplike .6 Evil act 11 Peaceful 12 Lodging houses .14 Japanese measure 15 Beetles 17 Half an em 18 Grow old 20 Eradicate 21 Past 22 Square of baked clay 24 Definite article 25 Agitate 26 Make possible 28 Expand 30 Also 31 Male swan 32 Results' in 35 Meal 38 Nautical in terjection 39 Digit I1 Feminine name 12 Japanese coin 13 Dawns (poet.) 15 Morsel dipped in liquid 16 Exists 17 Compared with 19 Personal pronoun TO Clergyman 12 Wore away 34 Artificial conduit 35 Trend DOWN 1 Beginning 2 Brother of Odin 3 Those in power 4 Fine 5 Game of cards 6 Followed the trail of 7 Garment 8 Possessive pronoun r Myself '; Judicial writ of execution t Angry .1 Breathe noisily 04 )LUTION TO No. 6 I'UZZLE WILL APPEAR NEXT SUNDAY ''Jinted ?nc published by Captain W; IH. S?llen, Press Unit, 7 MI.D., Darwin 16 College cheer 19 Exaltation 21 Kettledrums 23 Black 25 Slant 27 Ship's record 29 Frozen water 32 Fundamental 33 Indian macaque 34 One who tends a fire 35 ...
SPORTING FLASHES FROM EVERYWHERE WILLIAMSTOWN CUP Meeting at Flemington [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
SP0 TINr FLAS ES FROM EVERYWHERE WILLIAMSTOWN 'CUP Meeting at Flemington In the Williamstown Cup, to be run at Flem ingtop next Satu rday, Maikai has been pena lised 5 lb. for his return to the winning list in the V.R.C. Handicap last Saturday. Maikai's trainer (V. Egan) was in -dignanit when he learnt of the pen alty." S'Tli(t imakes 'his' \weight 9.3-31b. more than. Lucrative and lb,. more ilihn High Caste,"'said Egan. : "The fact that High Caste is not to run doesn't affect the unfairness of the penalty. '."Maikai will start next Saturday despite the penalty, because 1 doubt if he will stand training' until the Eclipse Stakes the following week." It is possible that the field on Saturday will be the smallest since Amounis defeated io others in" 1928. There are still 23 left in, but of tlicse High Caste and True Flight will not face the barrier: , "tid tlie reare doubts about several others. Last year there were 17 starters, and tlhe previous year, when Makai won, there were 19. '...
Big Italian Convoy Attacked "Brilliant And Determined Action" [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
Big Italian Convoy Attacked "Brilliant And Determined Action" London, November r10.--When British naval forces intercepted an Italian convoy near Tar anto in the Central Mediterranean on Sunday morning, nine merchantmen were sunk, a tanker was set on fire, and is considered a total* loss, two destroyers were sunk and another seriously damaged. It was the biggest convoy sunk in the Mediterranean since Italy's entry into the war. Entering the war with 61 destroyers, the Italians have now lost 31. Subsequently a message has been received from Ankara stating that the Italian tainker Torcello (3,336 tons), was torpedoed in the Black Sear,lresumnably by a Russian sub mari iio. The Order of Companion of the Bath has been awarded by the King, to Captain G. Agnew, who com mnanded the operations, for the "gal lant and successful action." ADMIRALTY ACCOUNT The Admiralty account of the at tack on the contvoy, issued yesterday, is:- "Two con'voys of eneniy supply ships have been annihilated in t...
Nazi Troubles Problems In Libya [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
Nazi Troubles Problems In Libya Cairo.-The German : Com mander in the Western Desert, General Rommel, although he has a large, and well equipped force at his disposal, is facing considerable 'difficulties. His requisitions for reinforcements and for fuel and vehicle replacements are' not being readily met-first, be cause the drain of the Russian war has diverted all the available men and equipment to the eastern front; and secondly, because our Navy and Air Force have taken such heavy toll of convoys carrying troops, and supplies for Libya, that fuel for his aircraft and panzer force is known to be limited.. TOBRUK A WORRY He has the additional worry of the strongly-garrisoned Tobruk at his rear, which has obliged hiili to de tach a force he can ill-spare to hold it in.chcck. The supplying of water to thte for ward German troops is proving a prollem, and. Axis prisoners fre quently complain of an .inadequate water ration. AXIS FRICTION There ailso is known to be friction between the...
Fierce Russian Attacks NAZIS' HEAVY LOSSES Blinding Blizzards At Murmansk [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
Fierce Russian Attacks NAZIS' HEAVY LOSSES :Blinding Blizzards At Murmansk London, Wednesday.--Fierce Russian. attacks yesterday were reported to have won new strong positions from the Germans north-west' of Rostov and to have inflicted, heavy losses in men and materials on the Nazis in the south. and west of Moscow. Thie Russians claiinhed that the situation was improving on all fronts, including the Crimea, where Red bombers \vere-seen to have destroyed several German * concentrations, Scanty Gernian war reports claimed further advances against Sebastopol and Ke(rcl in the Crimea, and spoke of Russian prisoners taken on the Moscow sector. Little real inforina tion was given, REGIMENT DESTROYED Moscow " Radio said Soviet bombers in the Critiica destroyed a' regiment of motorised infantry, 21 tanks and 80 guns on the nearby southern sector, Soviet troops were reported to have killed or captured one thousand Nazi officers and men. .Near Volokolslavsk the Russians increased pfressure ...
JUST FOR FUN [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
JUST FOR FUN Adjlalid, Monday-~Mr. Coombe, S.M.; reprihnaded in the Chil(lren's Court to-day, a 13-year-old boy, wlhose father is fighting overseas, becautse he said lie broke a fire alarm "just to he funny," "I should think that while your father is away you would try to fill his place in the home-?vou are not doinig it this way," added the S.M. The ladswas fined £ /,/- with to/ costs for having interfered with a fire alarm at Blirkenhead.
CRICKET First "Five-of-a-Kind" On Record [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
CRICKET First "Five-of-a-Kind" On Record Les. Fallowfield, one of this sca son's best batsmen in Sydney Grade cricket, is -also a very keen poker player, and acldmitted after break ing the record of five centuries in succession that it w\\as the first occa sion ini which lie has held "five of a kind." -Fallowfield, who has been selected in the New South Wales team to play, against Queensland next. month, has now broken Victor Trumper's 43-year-olcl record with his five ceit turies.
NEARLY FIT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
NEARLY FIT M elibourne, Monday.-The Direc t,,r-Gencral of Medical Services, M:,jor-General Macguire, said that weivn enlisted for. Home Service as nearly fit (Class 2) were being sent to splncial camps for treatment and tr;eining to bring them up to required St:,nlld:,rd.
Race Results Woodend Cup Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
Race Results Woodend, Cup Meeting FIRST NOVICE HANDICAP (6 fur.). Fortwood, 8.4 (Newtown), 1; .Jessie Matthews, 7.11 (Armnfeld), 2: Mollierei 7.6 (Bi'ckham), 3. Betting: 4/1, 4/1, 5/1, Tote: Win, 18/6; Place, 6/-, 7/-, 13/-. THREE-YEAR-OLD HANDICAP (6 fur.) -Gay Belgian, 7.10 (Bourke), 1: Not Gulilty, 7.4 (Gilmore), 2; Wit, 7.11 (Pres ton), 3. Betting: 7/2, 8/1, 7/1. Tote: Win, £1/4/6; Place, 11/-, £1/2/-, 9/-. CRAIGIE MAIDEN PLATE, 1st. Div. (1 Mile).-Sir Guy, 7.9 (Purtell), 1; Rippling Avon, 8.7 (-), 2; Dawlish, 7.13 (Tully) 3. Betting: 4/1, 3/1, 7/1. Tote: Win, £ 1/3/-; Place, 7/6, 10/6, 17/6. CRAIGIE MAIDEN PLATE, 2nd Div. First Force, 8.2 (Mornement),- 1: Beau K., 6.7 (Morley) 2; 'Grand Pal,7.2 (Gil-. more)., 3. Betting: 5/4, 7/1, 3/1. Tote: Win, 8/6; Place, 5/6, £1/1/-, 7/-. WOOl)END CUP (14 miles) LADY SYKES, 6.7 Glennon) ....................... 1 HULLABALOO, 7.8 (Williamson) ............ 2 ELLISON, 8.7 (Hartney) ... ....... ........... 3 Betting: 15/1, 10/1, 9/4. Tote: Win, ...
ALL ABOARD FOR SINGAPORE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
:ALL ABOARD FOR SINGAPORE BY FRANK CLUNE THE STORY SO FAR Our serial describes a io,ooo mile trip by air from Sydney to Malaya;. The author, in passing, related how the towns and rivers he has flown over were first discovered and named. He told how coal was" first found at Newcastle, and in the last instalment dealt with some of the Northern Rivers on the coast of New South Wales, giving interesting sidelights into their early- history, as compared with present day methods of living, etc. The flying boat is now over Grafton, speeding well on its way to Brisbane. SIXTH INSTALMENT :. Dr. Lang in the early days preached the gospel of Cookstown in3 Scotland and Germany, and in duced many sturdy peasants -to migrate to the magical rivers, where :they cultivated sugar-cane and corn hin the sixties. And their descendants are still cultivating sugar and corn, with pigs and dairy cattle for extra measure, while along the valley thrive many a town andl village. On- the Clarence River, between...
FORTRESS ENGINEERS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 16 November 1941
FORTRESS ENGINEERS And1 so another good man has fallen by the wayside, or so we single fellows think-Morry ("Hiss Hiss") Neligan has announced. his engage ment to a Sydney lass. All the best, Morry. All hands voted the Soccer match on Wednesday, the best yet. The rain does not deter the Enginecrs. What price "Maestro" Sullivan's Orchestra, with First Harmonica Player, "Sleeply" Cooney, who turns on the "hot" rhythm, and the "Maestro" himself on the traps. Mosquitoes are a rarity in No. 4 Block, and the boys extend their thanks for this blessing to "Goanna" Lake's pipe. All personnel extend a war-m wel come to the new arrivals from South Australia. A CHALLENGE Although we are only newcomers in the field of sport, we challenge all comers to a game of soccer, hockey or liasket ball. Acceptors may com municate with us by ringing Larr. 75,
BAGOT BOUQUETS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 16 November 1941
BAGOT BOUQUETS W.O. R. J. Crilley transferredl from D.F.D. and :was welcomed to thce unit recently. Sgt. A. T. Challinor returned from leave and looked very fit after his sojourn in Sydney. If you ring Bagot and you hear a voice saying "Bagot, Bagot, Hello, Hello. Just a moment," you may he sure it's Sgt.'J. Platten who is prov ing a very good telephonist. John handles the job well and no \\,rong numbers (at least not many). It has been "Garden Week" at Bagot and niany of the Ipatients untder the. upervision of the Sisters are gardening, even to the hairdling of a pick. Not too had for light duty patients. .They'll soon be fit and there'll soon be flowers.
GENEROUS COMFORTS ISSUE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 16 November 1941
GENEROUS COMFORTS:.ISSUE Goods to a total value of £4,328 was issued in' 7 M.D. b)y M r. D. H. Roberts, Commissioner for the Aus tralian Comi forts Fund, for thce month of October. In a list of over a hun dred articles there has bee a gener oils issue of sporting and recreational equipment which should restult ii' a more general participation in these activities during the "wet." The biggest individual ithems were 22,757 one-oz. packets of tobhcco and 36,oo0 sheets of writing paper.
EUCHRE TOURNAMENT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 16 November 1941
EUCHRE TOURNAMENT The .Sergeants' Mess Committee (Larrakeyah), announce a euchre touinament, to he held in the Mess, on Tuesday night. There is a definite undertaking on the part of the Com mittee that a certain amber colored liquid will he flowing freely at the usual prices., Organisalion of a "New Year Revel" is being discussed.