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No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
OPENING of Australia's National War Memorial marked a solemn day of remembrance. This picture taken in Canberra, shows the Governor-General (Lord Gowrie), laying a wreath at the Armistice Day ceremonies, marking the opening of the £300,000 Memorial (seen in the background).
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
SOUTHWARD BOUND? TRAVEL BY &nbsp; Guinea Airways Ltd. COAST - TO - COAST IN ONE DAY Special reduced fares for all Services 'Phone: Darwin 240 for bookings and all particulars "Better buy Capstans they're blended better!" CAPSTAN SPECIAL MILD CIGARETTES VIRGINIA GOLD LEAF THE BEMANS FOR RED CAPSTANS INCREASES DAILY IT PAYS TO FLY BY Guinea Airways Ltd. Arrive the same day 10' Hours to Adelaide I2½ Hours to Melbourne Arrives next morning in Sydney and Tasmania
PACIFIC SITUATION STILL GRAVE Japan's Envoy Talks Peace General Tojo Speaks War U.S. Repeals Neutrality Act WASHINGTON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
PACIFIC SITUATION STILL GRAVE Japan's Envoy Talks Peace General Tojo Speaks War U.S. Repeals Neutrality Act WASHINGTON, Wednesday. The speech made by the Japanese Premier (General Tojo) in. the Diet last weekend, and the "peace talks" being i carried out at present by the envoy to America .(Mr. Kurusu) and the Japanese Ambassador (Admiral Nomura) indicate that Japan has set her course -and is determined to follow it. America does not hold much hope for peace. To-day the U.S. Secretary for State (Mr. Cordell-Hull) con. ferred with Mr. Kurusu and Ad miral Nomura for nearly three hours-the longest conference on record for Washington. Britain * is being, kept fully informed with complete details of the talks, ad vises Washington. It is known that the Japanese en= voy has been in touch with Tokio by 'phone quite frequently since the talks began. Mr. Cordell-Hull would not divulge any of .the negotiations again to day, he was even less informative on .the matter? than. yesterday. "The Bri...
Salvation Army Leader's Visit [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
Salvation Army Leader's Visit Commissioner, W. R. Dakziel (G.O.C. Southern Territory of the Salvation Army), will be visiting 7 M.D. at the weekend and will be giving a special address next Sunday night at the Red Shield Hut, Darwin. On his arrival he will inspect the work of the Red Shield Services. Commissioner Dalziel saw service, with British Forces. during the last war.
"Mikado Cup Not Melbourne Cup, If--" [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
"'Mikado Cup Not Melbourne Cup, If--" If Japan entered the war and Australia did lno more .than now in fiurnishing man-power the neit 'Melbourne- Cup might be the Mikado Cup, with hliorses namedl "San 'something-or other" first a'nd" second, said" ,Mr. McFarlan, M.L.A., speak inig at a garden fete for the Returned Soldiers'. League comforts fund in Melbourne. on Saturday. Mr. 'Coles,'' M.H.R., who .. opened - the fete;' said that' he was proud of the' war efforts of Australians,. Geier?;Sii' ,Tlhoniras Blanmey had said that those :atr home were`chasiilg " easure too much, 'but Aius •tralian people could smile nhd'. take it all in their stride.
KYNETON RACES Favorite Runs Last [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
SKYNETON RACES Favorite Runs Last Melbourne, Wednesday. - Thuna won the Compensation Handicap at, :Kynetn: meeting to-day by a neck? from Sibttish: Chief., The. favorite, 'Pritice Ronald, finished- a .bad last of four starters. . Tuna's sutic'ess :broke 'a run of .minor placings` for V. Hartney. Results were as follows: MAIDEN HANDICAP-(1 mile).-Cata pUlt, :8.0 : (Badger), 1; Royal 'Jane, 7.4 (Hughes) 2; Moonshine, 7.7 .(Morris) 3 BETTINd: 10/9 on, 20/1, 20/1. Tote; win 13/-; place 8/-, £2/1/-, 9/-. Won by one and a half 'lengths; a neck. Time 1.42%. MAIDEN 3-YEAR-OLD (6 furs.);-Jack Again, 8.11 (Pgillips),. 1; Philfr ds, 8.1 (Ralph), '2; Windward' 8.0 "(H sther), 3. BETTING: 4/1, 4/1, 8/1.-r TOte, win £1/4/6; place 9/6, 8/-, 11/6. 'Won by a neck,' half a neck. Time 1.14. 'COMPENSATION HANDICAP. (81 furs.).-Thuna 7.13 (Har tney), 1; Scot-: tish: Chief, 1.8. (Badger), 2: Count Cimuan, 7.11 (Purtell), 3. BETTIIG: 7/4, 8/1, (/1, Tote, win 14/-. Won by a neck;" two lengths., Time '1.47%...
AMERICA CAPTURES AXIS-OWNED SHIP Sailing Under False Colors [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
AMERICA CAPTURES AXIS- OWNED SHIP Sailing Under False Colors e In'.its first an&lt; e"Iniit frtannouncemient "of sue cessful American "actio aganst t Axis, the Navy Dpartiiiit a stated, that a United Statescruisr at dawn on. Novencr .6, itd a inerchantnmani sailingutiderAiiric Scolors. and bearingthe na f a -American ship, with Philadephi shown as the home port. As th appearance of the ship 'was sSpiio - the -cruiser ordered her toheave to, and then sent a boat toinvestigat The .crewv of the. merchantman at once lbegan to, abandon ship an hoisted signal flags with th essage, "I am sinking. Send boat for p sengers. Two exilosions we tn' heard aboard the mc nman, bt Sthe cruiser's salvage prty stopped f the leaks and restarted the engine. e Thie mcrchantliuan's ppers indicated s that she was owned by n As 1 power. The Navy says that the merchant Sma111n1 .is now t11nseaworliyand needs 1 repairs. f 10t1s?strongly rumored'. that' the arirested merchantman was awarmed' raider who...
TOBRUK DAY CELEBRATED Returned Men On Parade [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
TOBRUK DAY CELEBRATED Returned Men On Parade Throughout the Common- wealth Tobruk Day was com- memorated yesterday. The day had a special signific- ance, and Australia, with Tobruk as its gallant symbol honored the men of the new A.I.F. in every capital city, as well as any coun- try town, where there was to be found even one returned man from the present war. Tobruk Day in Adelaide gave the people of that city the first oppor- tunity to welcome the returned men of Bardia, Greece, Crete and Tobruk. These men, who know the facts of the war at first hand, appealed to the young men of the nation for support for their comrades still in the fight- ing line. Led by Lieutenant Syme, a recently returned man, about 6o men wearing uniform, all of whom have seen ser- vice overseas in this war, took part in the impressive march through Ade- laide, headed by the 4th Garrison Brigade Band. Over twenty men still in their hos- pital blue, were driven in the parade by members of Red Cross units. Tob...
ARMOR-PIERCING BULLET FOR TEST [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
ARMOR -PIERCIiNG BULLET FOR TEST Brigadier H. C. Bundock (Base Commandant-) speaking in Adelaide on Tuesday,:stated that it had been decided -to subpiit. to. Army Head-. quarters, -Melbourne,. for investiga tion and decision, an armor-piercing bullet invernted by Mr..J.. R. Campr bell, son of Mr. .R. M. Campbell, of 'Millicent. After t.hebullet had been tried bjy the Millicent Home. Guard, Campbelf recently, brought it to Adelaide and submitted it to the military authori ties, claiming that.-it was-an improve ment on the 3o03 bullet.
CONSCRIPTION MOVE FOR "ALL IN EFFORT" Big Campaign Under Way OPPOSED BY GOVERNMENT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
CONSCRIPTION MOVE FOR "ALL IN EFFORT" Big Campaign Under Way: OPPOSED BY GOVERNMENT, An Australia.wide. campaign to. urger the Fed-. e Seral Government- to introduce complete mob ilisation of the Commonwealth by conscripting man-power, woman-power, wealth land fall , other resources for a real all-in war effort, has been organised in Brisbane and Adelaide by - the' Returned Sailors, Soldiers and Airmen's SImperial-League of Australia.. A deputation representing the :. Ret'urned Soldiep.s' called on :Minis? t irs iii Canberra on Tuesday, to pre senteir proposalro;- _ _:'"It is i;uiderstood tlhat- the lags.; itr -eillistnments for the A.I.F., plus General Blamey!'s outspoken opinions: ;oii his arrival in each state, has r:tiiged this move. - E?linitments in the. overseas fighting forces in this wa~r were 6 64,doo short of those of- the'first - 26 months of last war, said the:, Federal U.A.P. - Leader .'(-Mr. 1 Hughes),-in Caniberra on Sunday". night. . Analysis of .redruiting revealed...
WOMAN CHARGED WITH MURDER OF HUSBAND [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
WOMAN CHARGED- WIT'HL?, MURDER OF HUSBAND Ethel Maude Toohey, 43; wife of Thomas John Patrick Toohey, .53, of Pyampah station, 300 miles from Cunriamulla, (Qld.), has ,been charged with having wil fully murdered her husband ,on : October 2a . .. . ,'She appeared ii the Cunnamulla 'Police Court this week. ;.Mrs. Toohey was arrested by Bris bane 'detectives,; ,Sergeants. J. ' F; Buggy,: and W.: J. Cronau;: after .in 'dUlries:' ir .Queensland;, New"',South Wales, and South Australia, ;during wihiclh:they travelled I,240 miles by tr'airui and r,32oamiles bycar. T' he detectives returned-to-,Brisbane on _Tuesday :'after a 'forttiigflht's ab sence... . : :-The contetits-of, TdohIy's stomach and, some medicine, of .which .he had takenr: a'dose,' were analysed. P6i'ioni it is alleged, was foutid; in both...;? : Toohey: was a ivellfki-jwn :western pastoralist., IHe lad been ion' Pyaim pah station,- which is on' the borders of Queensland,: New South Wales, arid:South Australia; for ii years. ...
GERMAN THREAT TO BRITISH IN CAUCASES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
GERMAN THREAT TO BRITISH IN CAUCASES LONDON., Wednesday.-Al though the Russians have stem med the tide of the German ad vance in the Leningrad and Moscow areas and on the Cen tral Front, the position in Crimea is growing worse every day. Britain now -fully expects a clash with the Nazi forces in the Caucasian oilfields area, as "nothing much" stands in the.way of. a German' ad vance to cut off Russia's last main oil supply. At the same time Britain expects a fresh onslaught to be made on North Africa, assisted, it is expected, by sections of the Vichy fleet. Germany claims the capture of Kerch and Sebastopol in the Crimea sector; but Russia does not men tion these towns, therefore their loss cannot be confirmed, state London reports. COUNTER-ATTACKS Russian reports state that Hitler is attempting one last huge drive to split the Russian armies into small sections, so that he can hold them through the winter months and thus divert his attenticon to the Caucases, where the German army...
NEW STRATEGIC AIR SCHOOL FOR CANBERRA [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
NEW STRATEGIC AIR SCHOOL' FOR CANBERRA Giving effect to Australia's new strategic policy of' maintaining complete air support for Austra lian infantry and mechanised units in action, 'the Fedeval-Gov ernment has decided to establish 'a school of army-airrco-operation at Caniberra.:::, Canberra lhas been chosen for the , school becauise the Royal ' Militaiy: '-r College at :Duntr6on . and the Can .berra.;Air. Station are:side by ~side, '' aind will provide full opportunities for practical trainilg;. Announcing the `decision, the Air Minister (Mr. Drakeford)l said, that the Govetriment holped that thie opeh ing of the' school would reinforce..the understandinig thif't the closest co operation:-, between '.;the v various :branches of the fighting forces was essential to success in mnoderi war. Mr. Drakeford added that the func tion of the new school would include: I:nstruction of oflying personnel :in the principles and tiletliods of co -opera tion: with land forces. in methods and. ty...
FIGHT TO KEEP ARK ROYAL AFLOAT Aircraft Carrier's Last Moments [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
FIGHT TO KEEP ARK SROYAL AFLOAT Aircraft Carrier's Last Moments London, November 16.--Some senior officers, : the: engineering staff and a strong body of. rat. ings, fought for 12 hours to keep] the aircraft carrier, Ark- Royal, afloat;: The ·.vessel. (as- re S:,-- ported in last Sunday's Army News), was struck by a torpedo,'fired from outside -the screen of .?.rdestroyers in. the western Mediterranean. The Ark Royal had a gaping hole amidship,..and the order to- abandon ship was given at 4,30 a.m. on.Friday and the vessel sank two hours later, whenf.25 miles from Gibralter, "She toppled over like ia tired child," said an officer on a.destroyer which stood by to the end . . ........ An engineering officer said, "We found the- switchboards ,.smashed, but :manageilCto -:ge't the (dytinaoS working with pdrtable alparatus.: We got the pumps-started, but the water ,was,,: rising : fast, ..We .also managed o gettilp some steanmiin the rei~gin= inig ;boilers .but, after.. a while, the gaug...
FOURTH N.S.W. M.L.A. ENLISTS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
FOURTH N.S.W., M.L.A. ENLISTS Mr. W. "A: Chaffey, Inde pendent member for -Tamworth inthe New South -Wales Parlia ment, -enlisted 'in the A.I.F. at the week-end. He.is the fourth member of' the State.I House to enlist: The' otheis .are:-Sergeant G: Bate:. (Wollondilly), Captain E.-Mur tay-Robson' (Vauclaise), ,and Lieutenant H. B. Turhet (Gordon). "'Mr. Chaffey succeeded -his father, the late Mr. P. A. Chaffey, at a by-election -in Tamworth 16 months ago, arid at 26 is the youngest member of the State House. -He said he believed that as a -single - man he could best serve his electors by fighting - for them. , .
RESIGNATION OF CYCLE PRESIDENT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
RESIGNATION-- OF CYCLEPRESIDENT .The president of the League of Wheelmen (Mr. Theo O'Hallbren) has handed in his cresignation, 1afteri being in :tlh'eposition for :I6 yea's.? ! He ?-has:1, been °a . member -of ' the League for, 40 years and: his;decision came, as a surprise "tto o-dfficials aid p~ominent cyclists. Some ill-feeling-has a-risen:because of plans; for.Ftlie Sports:I Arenfi 'and other t".business, and)d ?-?r: O':Halordn, complained -that hlie had, been un-, jistifiably criticised at an meeting of, flie League. This was the reason for iiis :de- cision, he stated.
JOCKEY KILLED IN N.Z. RACE SMASH [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
JOCKEY KILLED IN N.Z. RACE SMASH A report from Auckland states that a sensational accident occurred at Hamilton races on Monday, when the leading jockey, Roderick Mc- Tavish, was killed in the first race of the Waikato Club's programme. Six horses crashed at the entrance to the straight, and there was a mass of struggling jockeys and horses. Ambulances dashed to the scene. McTavish was killed instantly, and other Jockeys badly shaken. McTavish's mount, Golden Valley, seemed to get on the heels of horses in front. "Everything happened too quickly," said one jockey. "My horse was lying fourth, just behind Golden Valley, and in a flash we were all piled tip."
Camp gassp And Sport By Your Own Correspondents NAVY Australian Rules [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 20 November 1941
And Sport By Your Own Correspondents NAVY Australian Rules Our lads, opened the "Aussie" Rules season in great style, and it is '.loped, their scoring capabilities ' inctease as. time goes on. SLast year's premiers, the "WVara tahs," went clown on Saturday to the boys of this Service, scoring Io .goals,. 6 behihds (66 points), as against -the Navy's 13 goals, 8 be hinds (86 points). Except for one stage in the. third quarter, the Navy led throughout the game, and at the final were 20 points ahead. As' a team, Navy played well; Navy's best scorers were: McDonald (o. goals), Sands, Watt, South, Dayman and .Owen. ''Pop" Petrie, the coach, is well pleased .with Saturday's effort, and no doubt will now go into conference with the Selection Committee, (Messrs. Graham, Vivian and South), Sregarding the next round. Soccer-Depot Ship v 7.M.D. . Now outt. of the doldrums Depot Ship, registered a good win against A.A.S.C.-3.goals to 1. A complete reshuffle ,of the for wards aind the .inclusion...