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FINED FOR DISCLOSURES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 23 November 1941
FINED - FORt- Sydney, Friday.-Murdock :Jo.hn McPfitrson, 27, .shipts radio opec ator, whlio wrote of ship .movements ini a letter to his wife, was fined ?tOb hin: the Cenitral Police Court"yestei-. :Se'geant.Duinet, of .Military In telligenie;, said the' McPherson's let-, , ter: had giventi details of trilitary. passengers on .:boar~L the :ship. - . McPhersont had,told .hitfi his wife was half Japanese, Dunnett alle'g ed. : The. letter had contained the code wvords, .V,IB., V.I.T.,- and V.I.D., meatiing Brisbane, Townsville, and Darwin.' In evitlence, McPherson claitmed that tlhese letteris weire i6t code; but nierely. abblrevitions iusedc in wired less telegraihy.. : .: " ` 1 McPherson, was ,bound. over ini a bond. of L£50 to:?comply witi National Security ,Regulations '.
PLANE CRASH AT POINT COOK Two Men Killed [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 23 November 1941
POINT COOK `Two 'Men Killed" Melbourne,' Thursday. - Two R.A.A.F. miet were killed in a plane crash at Point Cook yesterday. , he plane was .a training aircraft, piloted by ly2ing-Officer Harry Thompsoin Green, 28, single, of Rleade Park, Sotith Australia. Lead i~g Aircraftmati John Cocliraiie Smnail, 23,. of Ratdwick, .NSW. was in the plane' receiving instruc ti n. . .Flying-Officer Green was killed oiitright and. Leading Aircraftiian' :Sinail died .shonly aifter aliiissionr td'?hospital at Lavertoin. 1 4=.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 23 November 1941
SILHOUETTED AGAINST A LATE TROPIC SUN, this A.I.F. soldier in Malaya, was photographed on sentry ditty. He is seen in his newly issued net and gloves, which provide impenetrable defence against mosquitoes. (Department of Information photo.)
Reading Leaves For U.S. Shortly [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 23 November 1941
Reading Leaves For U.S. Shortly Reaching, who was purchased, by Mr. W. J; Smith for the Californian sportsman, Mr: L. B. Maayer for th'e special' purpose of winning the Sa it~i Anita Handicap, is expected to arrive in America shortly: before the New Year. At' the special request of Mr. Mayer, Reading will be talen to America, by, Mr; W. . J. Smith's youngest son, M1r. Norman Smith, at present a pupil of tlhe Scot's College.
Army News Crossword-No. 9. ACROSS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 23 November 1941
Army News Crossword 4=- ?? o9 1 lirop ' 5 Tardy •9 Diagram,, 12 Mental imiage .13 Wading bird 14 Rubber .tree 15 World figure : 17 Male child 18 Winter vehicle 19 Where are.the'. fainous Krupp works? 21 Italian city= 24 Italian river 25 Constellation 26 Model 29. Winged;. -. 32 Small amount 34 Female of the deer .35 Heap 36 Pain - 37 Slight depression 39 Burmese sprite. 40 Mountain system 42 Who is con- sidered the greatest German lyric poet after Goethe? 44 Taut 46 Male red deer 48 Japanese sash 49 What name, was given -Petrograd after 19242 - 54 Sooner. than. 55 Snare 56 Ireland 57 Thle sitn .58 Sinks. in .the. middle 59 Fish of the cai'p family DOWN ' 1 Evergreen 2 Fuss' 3 Mdsculine. name 4 Lariat 5 Dwell. 6 Asleep.. 7 Sespme ., * 8 Chemical coin .potund: ': ,',:* 9 Whd was ap pointed,,Premier 'of Italy fii S:1922?, *: . 10 Fragrantifesin 11 What .great Quker.f thefounded one of the " SLAPPEAR NEXT SUNDAY cdlonies in America? * 16 Dash 20.Seize.with..the. teeth 21 Who..inade the....
COURT SIDELIGHTS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 23 November 1941
COURT SIDELIGHTS Barrister (to woman in Divorce Court): Did your husband come to see you at your fiat after .you Separated? Witness: Oh, yes. He came up and threatened to shoot me. -0 Witness: -I fought with him, but, I didn't hit.him hard-I just sparred with him.. Police Prdsecutor: When did you next see him? Witness: In North Sydney. Hospital. -0 Solicitor: Did your wife give you alLE,t ? the money? , • :. Witness: No. She only gave me a little of it.. Voice: (from back of court): My wife's like that.. -0 Magistrate (to .defendantiWho pleaded- not guilty in Central Court): I have, I heard the police case. What have yott to say in,:your'defence? ., Defecriant: Sir, I want time to pay.
Crib Enthusiasts! [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 23 November 1941
Crib Enthusiasts! A crib tournament .will j)e held in- the General Mess, .:..arrakeyahl next Wednesday, -fominations closing with Sgt. Ford, Caiip Commandant's office, to-morrow. The entrance fee is i/- per pair, the. total proceeds being distributed as prize money between the fiist; second andl third pairs in the contest.
To the Officer [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 23 November 1941
To te fficer . It is a. well known' tfact that ad ivan cedent can.,be.. ietarided by, the 'failuire of the individtalul f6 avail auid utiili`e the ois6portuhities offer'ed.': -The .ideal of an officer must' be the stfimulatio6ii of individtual, exer tibn to a highf degree, aiid to attain the- establishment of a standard; The on'e great dlesire of every :man- add officer' in 'our., Army, should lbie that iattinm'?nt wlie'e each :should be- fo assist .tlihe otlher?,in, the- efficiency and Upward p?idgress. . . : . The officer, i? resojnoible for his owrn-:position ;and to a..limited btut positive d'egree for that of his men under his command. 'It is an. evident,fact that' men, by their own superior initelleciual know ld8ge of ,Armiy matters, their tolet ance, understanding; fidelity of pur pose aiid, above all, the indefatigable work they: do, soon become the inaster leaders of men. SIDNEY 'ROSEBERY, Major,
A.A.O.C. SOCIAL CLUB Xmas Tree Party [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 23 November 1941
A.A.O;C SOCIAL CLUB Xmas Tree Party The' Ordnance Social Club are again to the fore with arrangements for the Xmas Tree Party for the .children of members of the forces in Darwin, Last year, owing t&o'-the :iici?in gitis scare, the party 'had to be abandoned, but the children , re ceived; all thle good things that had he~ti. provided.' This yeai the children of person nel of the Navy and Air Force are also being included, and it is ex pected that nearly Ioo will be enter tained, and each receive a gift. To date, there is an amount of £18/13/i to the credit of the fund as follows: Donations: Lt.-Col. Ross, £i/I/-; Garrison Sergeants' Mess, ifo; Club Members,- £7/9/6. Profits from dances realised £31/io/3, whilst Housie Parties netted £9/I/1o, and coml)petitions £22/1o/-. The next dauce in aid of the fund will be held in the Sergeants' Mess, Larrakeyah, next- Tuesday night. The Secretary, Sgt.-Major A. Thomas, will welcome any dona tions towards this splendid cause. A.A.S.C. S...
THE LAST GESTURE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 23 November 1941
Short Story By MARK HELLINGER .i: THE LAST GESTURE The old Irish landlady stood at the door of', the' furnished room; She watched the young ran m pack the second suitcase .and saw' himn lean heiavily ori itl before it was closed. :Theti lie clinchedtlie straps and .glanced around the , roo fi. There wasn't ,a persopal.. item~ left .in it; nothing but 'a chair, a bed, and a biuieau. . Tlie young man sighed. "' I guess tlhat's abtiut everything,'" he said. a evyh The landlady handed the young man a.letter, . ,'.This came for himi this.morning," she 'aniodiinced sadly. She shook her head.: "That pneumonia,"' she obser ved, "is a' curse. Yes, sir, it's a real ctitrse,.it is, to take away a fine yoting 'm'an 'like Mr. King' He. took 'the two suitcases and' the etivelope. and he thiaiiked hliers as Zhe l'eff . . At the. corner he stepped into a restaurant' and ordered coffee, Then he :stiudied -the 'enveloipe: :"Mit. R6obert King," it read. "264 Fifth Street, City."' Well,.he mused, there...
ARMY PARAP TOPICS In Father's Footsters? [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 23 November 1941
ARMY PARAP TOPICS In Father's Footsters? Ever since "Shovel Buster" Ras mussen heard that his Dad had secured his stripes clown south, lie has been -polishing up his-Field Marshal batons. Apparently Ras tus has 'big ideas now, Social Club Despite the scarcity of taxis it town, the Social Club showed great courage. and staged their dance on Wednesday night, when they were rewarded with a fine attendance. "Rowdy" Rowan's Orchestra was at its best, and led 'by "the king ,of swing," they played some de lightful music. Still' A' Mystery Have you heard of a'"Whoompsa Daisy." We hadn't, and the Q.' Store hadn't until the other day when a new recruit went to the Q, Store and asked for a 14 pound "Whoompsa Daisy." Our very obliging WV.O. of the Store endeavored to please and returned with a weighty object. How that poor recruit labored, and how Sgt. Hernan fumeed ,when he found that the "Whoompha Daisy" was nothing but a piece of ironstone weighing more than a cwt. What the recruit reallyh w...
900 MEN WALK OUT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 23 November 1941
goo900 MEN WALK OUT Sydney, Friday.-FoHlowing the dismissal of two men at the wire works of Lysaght Bros. and Co. Pty. Ltd.,; Chiswick, on Tuesday, 900 employees walked off the job. Because of a temporary shortage of material;. the management asked nine out of 15 men in -one section to stand down for the day. They re fused, and the 15 ceased:work. Later, two other employees Vere dismissed. ANTI-AIRCRAFT artillery mechanics, clad for action under fire, carrying out work on telephone wires at a New South Wales coastal battery. The mefh work under active service conditions when keeping the Army lines open.
HUGE CITY PROPERTY CHANGES HANDS Busy Sydney Site Involved [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 23 November 1941
HUGE CITY PROPERTY CHANGES HANDS Busy Sydney Site Involved 'A huge deal in real estate reported in Sydney recently,., involves' one of the busiest and most valuable sections of the city. The Imperial Ar cade and adjoining properties were included. The actual details of this colossal sale have not been made known, but it is- believed that although the name of the real purchaser has not -yet been disclosed, this section of busy Pitt Street may some day see .a dev\elopment which wvill entirely alter its landscape. The Arcadia Hotel and Imperial Arcade, having frontages to both Castlereagh and Pitt Streets, and premnises known as Durno's, nearby, are owned by City Freeholds, Ltd., which has a total issued capital of £355,oo7, of whichi £i35,ooo represents first preference shares and £65,ooo represents £L preference shares. Sir Joyntoj , Smith is the holder of all but i,00o6 of the 1o0,oo7. £I ordinary :shares. Sir Joynton Smith' v~as the original owner of the main portion of the propert...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 23 November 1941
"!TO:, P A PERFECT WIFE" is the major ambition clained .by this beauti. fu l young Australian girl, She is Saxon ChattHeld--a finalist in the Australian "?>Streamlined, Vehtus" contest being conducted by the Sunday Sun, Her '?chietf thterests are surfing, riding and her. job-which is, hairdresstlg, Well! we In Darwin could assure Miss Chatfield that there are hundreds of men up here willing to give her tne.chande to realise her' ambition,
Camp Gossip And Sport By Your Own Correspondents NAVY AUSTRALIAN RULES Defeat of R.A.A.F. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 23 November 1941
And Sport By Your Own Correspondents NAVY . AUSTRALIAN RULES. ' Defeat of R.A.A.F. The lads are el'~ted over. last Saturday's win and are looking forward tp the next match against R.AiA.F, oti November 29th, All players "'clocked` in" O.K. after the gam'e and 'are training solidly. Wigi:gnani Sugriie' has deptarted south with the other winger Billie 'Watt, also "up" for a trip., It is rumored a new\ rating, one Needham, knows something .about the game, and he .together with other interested players of this sport are asked to show their wards at practice where . they will be more thanr welcome. Hockey Team Entertained A ' vet'y 'enjoyable evening was spent last week aboard the Depot Ship when the "Play Boys" pre sented "Fun and Laughter" to a very appreciative party of visitors. .The M.T. hockey team and of ficers were guests for the evening arid according -to all reports -tlie show was a huge success. A great variety of ,"turns" was "put on" -,and ' the-,. sketches brought the "hous...
ARMY EDUCATION SERVICE Programme for SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23 [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 23 November 1941
. ARMY EDUCATION SERVICE . Programme form SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23 Oval ..:.».................. .......... w .O. Hosking Larrakeyahl .............. ......... ... Ma or Plant "THE RISE OF HITLER' Elliot Point,... .... ........... 16 m.m, Films MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24 Vest HEs LIBYAN CAMPAIGN"Plant W inellie ...... ........ ..............., M ajor' Lee -. '"ENGINEERING" Parap ...........». ..... . Captain Bechervaise , "WOOL--FR M SHEEP'S BACK . TO STORE" Winellie ~ .............. Major Hone Noonah ........»....... ........... ;. 10 m.m. Films TUESDAY, NOVEMBER, 25 Oval .. ........ 16 m.n Films Noonamah ,..:............. . . Padre 'Goy b d 'Illustrated- Lecture: "INLAND AUSTRALIA" WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER, r' Vostey's ................ Air Force Offcers. "LECTURE" McMillansm.». ».... ... ...»... .Lieut. Marquet Fanny Bay . ......... ........................ Ca t. Parrett "THE ORGANISATION OF THE GERMAN ARMY" Nlghtellfe ,?,.:2 ...~. * :....; . Majot; Plant "BATTLE FOR, BRITAIN AND LIBYAN . 'i:.t~ CAM...
EDUCATION THE NORTHERN TERRITORY AND US [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 23 November 1941
EDUCATION THE NORTHERN TERRITORY AND US, Never before have so many Australians had the opportunity of seeing the back ward North of Australia. We should' realise that our temporary sojourn here does not lessen our obligations to study 'Territory questions.' In- fact it is urgent that. we should use .our unexpected op portunity, for the inhabitant's of the Northern Territory are few and their ,member of Parliament has no vote in the House. It follows that their legisla tion has been drawn up for them by the members of Parliament elected by the rest of Australia, arid the electors are not well informed on Territory needs and conditions. Whefi the members of. the Defence Forces return, to their own homes after the war, there will be thous ands of men who have spent, some time in Darwin or in other parts of this vast; and diverse territory. They will be the nucleus of a more intelligent electorate on Territory problems. Our criticisms and opinions . will be. definitely constructive if w...