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SEARCHLIGHTS ON LINER [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
SEARCHLIGHTS ON LINER Sydney, T'hursday, Oct. 23.--An Arny spokesnian, at Victoria Bar- racks yesterday said that the reason why searchlights around Sydney paid such attention to a Dutch. airliner, when it was approaching Mascot on Wednesday night, was that it flew over a fort and other prohibited local areas.
VESSEL ABLAZE. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
VESSEL ABLAZE. Melbourne, Thursday,. Oct. .23,-A quantity of explosives: aboard added to the danger to 5o firemen who, for several hours to-night, fought a blaze in the hold of a cargo vessel at &nbsp; &nbsp; Victoria Dock. The vessel arrived yesterday. The outbreak occurred in a hold in the afterpart of the vessel shortly &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; after 8 p.m. when dense. smoke was seen pouring out of the hatch.
Army Education Service Programme for SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1941 [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
Army Education Service Programme for SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26. 1941 Larrakeyah .................... Major Plant "THE RISE OF HITLER". The Oval . .................................. . Sgt. Barrett MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1941 Larrakeyah ................................ Clerks' Class Vestey's ...................... Major Plant "WORLD WAR No. 2" &nbsp; Winellie, 2/11 and 2/14 . Major Lee "ENGINEERING" West Point ......................... Sgt. Barrett &nbsp; TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1941 Larrakeyah ... "Farmers' Club" Parap , ......... Sgt. Wren &nbsp; "CABBAGES AND KINGS" Noonamah ...... Major Plant, "THE RISE OF HITLER" WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1941 Larrakeyah ............................. ... Clerks' Class Winellie, 2/14 .............. Major Plant "WORLD' WAR No. 2" Vestey's :...... ............ Air Force' Officer.. "WHY PLANES FLY"
LOTTERY LUCK. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
LOTTERY. LUCK. In the 8o4th, N.S.W. State Lot tery, drawn on Thursday, first prize was won by "A and, K" Syndicate, K. Ezzy, Parramatta Road, Cam- perdown; second prize by G. Cook, 16 Fitzroy Street, Marrickville; third prize by A. Anderson, G.P.O., Syd- ney; fourth prize by "Barb Wire"' Syndicate,. Don Slade, 7o Belgrave Street, Manly.
BETS OUTSIDE BUILDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
BETS OUTSIDE BUILDINGS. Perth, Friday, Oct. 24.-Although he admitted he was a starting-price bookmaker, 31-year-old John Le Var told the Perth Police Court magis- trate yesterday that he always re- ceived bets outside a building be- cause if he was caught the fine would be lighter. &nbsp; &nbsp;
OLD. WOMEN PLEASE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
QLD. WOMEN PLEASE The Controller of the Australian Women's Army Service (Miss Sybil Irving) praised the 20 potential offi- cer applicants she interviewed in Brisbane last week. Miss Irving thought that Queens- land women, in talent and type, compared more than favorably with applicants in the South.
CAIRNS' FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
CAIRNS' FUND. Since, the war began the'\ 15,ooo citizens of Cairns haive given £11,ooo to the Patriotic and Cairns Com- forts Funds. As a result 145 wives of men ,who have enlisted, are re- ceiviing 8/2 a week, and 212 children, 4/1 -a weeky expenditure of £100. &nbsp; Many dependents outside the city area as far as Edmonton also are receiving aid.
EDUCATION SERVICE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
EDUCATION SERVICE Aims of the Service.-Lieut.-Col. &nbsp; Madgwick, who is in charge of Army Education, measures the success of the scheme, not by the number of lectures given, nor by the number of men trained for particular post-war jobs, but rather "by the number of men who become more tolerant of the other man's opinion; by the number of men who will have been helped to think straight; by the number of men who will have been helped to acquire a real understanding of things in general and of their own country and its prob- lems in particular!" Ask your Unit Education Officer for the full details of the scheme. Weekly Quiz.-The A.E.S. is holding a weekly "Quiz" teams' competition. The prizes are not confined to the teams but the audience can also participate and win. Ask your Unit Education Officer to enter a team. Farmers' Club.-As a result of two informative talks by Captain Becher- vaise, the new Camp Commandant, a Farmers' Club has been formed and will meet every Tuesda...
Camp Gossip And Sports From All Services Navy [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
And Sports From All Services NAVY Last week was full of entertain- ment. A number of visiting matelots was introduced to the pleasures of the canteen and Chiefs and Petty Officers' Club of H.M.A.S. "Mel- ville." Cold beer ran like butter out of the ice-hox. Petty Officers' John Wright and Edgar Volliner were the chief entertainers, while Charlie Power made the piano, supplied by the Queensland branch of the Com- forts Fund, dizzy with rhythm. On each occasion the Naval Officer-in Charge, Captain E. P. Thomas, and the Commanding Officer of "Mel- ville," Commander J. A. Walsh, were present. One of the increasingly popular activities of the ship's company is the now and then visit arranged to Bagot Hospital.. No matelot is ever seen taking part in these visits &nbsp; empty-handed. The curative effect on the patients is such that dengue now seems to be only a six-day fever. The Army, ever with an eye to salesmanship, has been seeking to discover who is the possesor of that perfe...
HOCKEY. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
HOCKEY. The latest, success of our Naval hockey team which is under the popular captaincy of Able Seaman, Cliff Eagles, was to defeat the &nbsp; Palmerston lads one goal to nil. The goal was scored by Coder Storrie, playing centre-forward. Most out- standing player noticed on the field was Petty Officer. (Telegraphist) Turbill, whose injured knee handicap made his performance all the more noteworthy. Lots more will be heard of these boys in blue with the white "V" for continual Victory superim- posed thereon.
ATHLETICS. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 26 October 1941
ATHLETICS. It was a bold day when Naval Secretary, Bill Graham, decided that the Navy could challenge the A/A at athletics. On paper he collected a formidable team, but the buzz of the dengue mosquito has sabotaged the team. Still, Bill hopes that a creditable performance by the sub- stitutes will be given.