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TEA SHORTAGE DENIED [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
TEA SHORTAGE DENIED Canberra, Wednesday.--Replv to allegations by the .Victorian Premier that- manufacturers. had deliberately withheld stocks of tea against a price rise, -thereby creating an artificial shortage, the Commtonwealth Prices Branch stated that it was unaware of aniy shortage of tea in Australia.I
EDUCATION. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
EDUCATION . There will be no. Quiz to-night at Larrakeyah. Come to Major Plant's lecture at Larrakeyah on Sunday, Nov ember 23, and obtain the practical, in formation which will enable yout to, win the prizes at the next Quiz on Thurs day, November 27. DISCUSSION GROUPS Every Sunday. night, after Major. Plant's lecture, Discussion Groups wilt meet to talk about "Australia and the Pacific.' If you would like to come to the first of these discussions, get your copy of the first namphlet from the office of the D.A.A.G.(E). TALENT QUEST. Entries close to-morrow (November 21). Make' your entry now. Every .entrant earns a. point for the Inter-Unit. Cup Competition. THE TA'LENT QUEST. AND HUMOR. The judges in the Talent'Quest, which will take place at Larrakeyah early in December, have decided that items con taining obscenities will not .be awarded marks,' Why? Do you think that.: the Army Education Service has elected it self Keeper of Morals? 'Most assuredly not! .But anyone who takes th...
P.M. ABOLISHES XMAS CARDS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
P.M. 'ABOLISHES XMAS CARDS Canberra, Tuesday.-Setting an example in economy towards the war effort, Mr. Curtin has announced that Federal Cabinet Ministers wilt. not issue Christmas cards this year. He said that this decision has been made to conserve paper stocks and to avoid expenditure on non-essential items.
X-RAY PLANT TO TOUR COUNTRY Children Will Benefit [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
X-RAY PLANTTO TOUR COUNTRY Children Will Benefit Caiberra't, Tuesday.-The establish ment .of X-ray- caravans to examine schoolchildren throughout ,Australia is contemplated by the Minister for Health (Mr. Holloway). Mr. Hollowvay has asked manufac turers for a report on equipment and cost, and his depiartment to ascertain the trained staff available. Shortage of equipment has pre cluded temporarily, a proposal . for compulsory. ntation-,wide-, X-ray ex aminations, but Mr. Holloway in tends to start as early as possible, with schoolchildren.. "Medical men state that 50 per cent. of TB cases could be certain cures if caught in the early stages," he said to-day. "That is why we should start with the children to de tect danger spots in the community. I do not think anyone will object to the compulsory X-ray ex mination of children."
POLICE CHIEF IN BOX [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
POLICE CHIEF IN BOX Sydney, Monday.-William John Mackay, N.S.W. Commissioner of Police, alleged in the Central Police Court that a Government 'bus had. almost collided with his car, and that, whetn hlie had -accused the diver and conductor of haviig` had drink, thieconductor said: "I say that y are drunk, andi I- want a doctor to examine you1. A doctor testified that the tvwo 'bus men had lhad no drink at all. T The case vas 'djournied. :
Casualty List NEW SOUTH WALES ABROAD Wounded in Action [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
Casualty List NEW SOUTH WALES ABROAD i Wounded in Action Lucas. Cpl.. T. S. (NX14431), Engineers, Lane Cove. Mathew, L/Cpl. A. K. (NX25221), In fantry, Bondi Beach. Prisoner- of War, Previously Reported Missing Freeman, .Pte.& W. (NX8685), Infantry, Port Kembla. Died of Illness McManus, Pte, A. W. WF. (NX16143), Inf., Cowra. Placed on Dangerously ill List Hordern, Lieut. 'A. (NX14729), :Artillery, Bowral. Placed on Seriously.III List, and Removed from Seriously I11 List Johnson. Dvr. F. B. (NX59469), Medical, :: Mortdale. : Wright, Pte. A. W. B. (NX47723), Inf., Lismore. Prisoner of War; Previously Reported. Missing King, Pte. D. (NX29943), Inf., Pambula. Placed on Seriously Ill List.and:Removed M from Seriously Ill List Moje, A/Cpl. V. G. (NX52775), Medical, Clovelly. Nunn, PLe. J. O. (NX52256), Inf., Orange. VICTORIA ABROAD , Previously Reported Missing, now . Reported Killed in Action Cherrington-Hunter; Lieut. B. (VX27605), .Iif., St., Kilda,. Previously Reported Missing...
TEA BECOMING LUXURY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
TEA BECOMING -LUXURY Me;bourne, Tuesday.-If soaring tea prices continued to be "the order of the day," it seeined that ther would be drastic curtailment in its use, said the Victorian Premier (Mr. Dunstan). He dleclared that tea was already becoming a luxiry,. and would soo be beyond the reach of, the poore section of the community.
Army News Crossword—No. 8 ACROSS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
Army. News Crossword --No. `8. ACROSS 1 Desert animal 6 Performer 11 Volcanic .glass 12 Musical instru mnents 14 Constellation 15 Slightest 17 Greek letter 18 Egyptian sun god 19 Mutual con . versations 21 Indefinite article 22 In the manner of one thrusting 24 Like 25 Top of the head 27 Period of time ,28 River in Siberia 28 Johnny cake 30 Vivacity 33 Sweetsop 34 Therefore 35 Smart blow 37 Let It stand 38 By 39 Leaf of the calyx 41 Note in Guido's scale 42 Withdrew from a political union 45 Note of the scale 46 Witticism 48 External angle 49 Member of an Indian tribe 50 Eulogise 52 Irritated 54 Baseball teams 55 Chemical compound DOWN 1 Assistant of a vicar 2 Wine vessel 3 Note of the scale 4 Ostentation 5 Cast amorous glances 6 Projecting parts of buildings 7 Metropolis 8 Symbol for. tantalum 9 Unit 10 Revolve 11 Estuary of SOLUTION TO No. 8 PUZZLE WILL APPEAR NEXT SUNDAY : Brazil 13 Of sound mind 16 Gypsum 19 Celestial bodies 20 Followed an animal's tracks 23 Angry 26 First year'...
CASH ORDER'S CONTROL [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
CASH ORDER'S CONTROL Canberra, Tuesday.-The Federal Government ig seeking the assistance of the States in establishing some re strictive form of control over th cash order buying/ system. The Federal. Treasurer - (Mr. Chifley) suggests that retail hou~se should be licensed to, conduct their own. individual systems. SThe States already have legalisa tion covering the present systen They. may? be . requested to :amen their legisliation to a uniform plain,` the Commonwealth may introdue over-riding, regulations. =;: In his report, Mr. Chiflley sald'that it was true that cash order corn panies rendered some-service to a limited: number- of people, but th charge was out of all proportion to the service. -
COURT SIDELIGHTS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
COURT SIDELIGHTSI?. Magistrate: How did this assault come about?::, bDefendant: Well, I told her" that . a fact was as,plain as the nose on her face. 'She thought I just said 'her face.' -0 Barrister:. Was your. wife calm when she ptarted,. these arguments, at your place of business? . ,-Witness:; She was- so,. calm: that '200 'people .crowded round to watch her. fly off the handle.
WEATHER COMPARISONS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
WEATHER COMPARISONS Melbourne, Tuesday.-While Bris bane and Sydney sweltered in early Summer heat during last week-end, Hobart experienced its first Novem her snowfall since-:I1913. The'maxi mum termperature was also theblowest recorded for a November since thei. Hobart reports light, falls of snow in the city With much heavier ',snow covering the surrounding foothills.
CHARCOAL SUPPLIES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
CHARCOAL SUPPLIES The president of the Gas Producet Association of South Australia (Mr. Bruce Roberts) announced on Tues (lay that there was an abundant supply of charcoal in that State, and present stocks would last sometime. He said that there were ample stocks in the city, and merchants in the country should have adequate supplies also. Some dealers were clined to be over-stocked. The near future might see a reduction in char coal prices.`
PARLIAMENT RECESS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
PARLIAMENT RECESS Canberra, Wednesday.-Present in dications are that the Fedetral Par liament.will complete its present sit tings on Friday, November 28. It is expected that Parliament will re-assemble towards the end of Feb ruary, or early in March, when the Treasurer (Mr. Chifley) will intro duce a supplementary Budget. Because the Commonwealth desires to have a clearer picture of the finan cial outlook and because of the inter vention of the Tasmanian election i December, no meeting of the Loan Council is expected before the New Year.
SEX OFFENCES INCREASE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
SEX OFFENCES INCREASE Adelaide; Ttesday.-TlI'e' niumiber of .indecent assaults ini S.A.;, i-rep6ried to the police dtirilg tthe year ..ended June 30, 1941r, Was ?alnio?'tduble that of the. previous 12 montiths, aid.. re ports of acts of .gross indecency were almitost trebled in the same period. This is revealed. in the annual re port of the Commissioner of Police of South Aust. (Bri'g,-Gen. Leane).
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 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, Brodie Mack drawings, other illustra tions ani . the . Sunday color comic. 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 jnforma tion, for news-items and casualty; lists. The Yaffa Syndicate,- Sydney, for the Sunday comic; crossword puzzle, Hellinger Short Story Donald Duck, Henry, etc. Mr. Frank Clune, for the serial. story, For all inteastate sporting re .sults and details: Daily Telegraph and Sun day Telegraph, Sydney; The Herald, Melbourne; The Courier Mail and Sunday Mail, Bris bane; The News and The Mail, Adelaide; The Sunday Times, Perth; and The Mercury, H...