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FANNY BAY QUINS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
FANNY BAY QUINS Called urgently to the R.A.P. the other morn, the M.O. was only just in time to be in pro Sfessional' attendance, as Trixie gave birth to quintuplets. Lat est;news 'is that Trixie, the five S.upis and the M.O. are all doing -well. Probationary Nurse Hen derson also assisted profession ally.
ARMY Fortress Fighters [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
ARMY Fortress Fighters 'Oui liickey match against Vestcy's 'M.T. team on Saturday was fast, but there was a decided lack of combina tion on both sides. Gi\eii good solid training, both .teamns should make a creditable showing in the Wet Season Competition. Lt. ("Galloper'') Junior, played a grand game for the Engineers, and scored their only goal. Vestey's were the winners by the odd goal in three. On Sunday, Engineers were de feated 2-nil by the ID.J.B. The game was a great experience for our players, who are all new to the sport. FORTRESS FIGHTERS Surely, within walking distance of the "Don" we have the perfect sol dier. Men whose energy and lequani mity are second to none.: "When the Fortress lads were called upon to give up their Sports afternoon on \Vednesdav to load cement-didtthey growl? No. Not a miurmur was heard as away they went singing lustily." So writes our correspondent, who declares that "Hercules" himself would not he in the event with the Fortress noys when it come...
COAL STRIKE SETTLED President Roosevelt Triumphs [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
COAL STRIKE. SETTLED President Roosevelt Triumphs Washington, Mondlay.-The policy ,board of the United Mine Workers of America on Saturday unexpectedly accepted President Roosevelt's sug gestion to refer to Arbitration, the issue of a closed shop in the captive coal mine .dispute, which had ren cdtred idle 217,000 miners. The understanding is that the ,de cision of the Arbitration Tribune is, accepted in advance, and the .men ,are ;expected to return to. work to day.
R.A.A.F. Australian Rules [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
R.A.A.F. Australian Rules Although it suffered defeat by a substantial margin at the hands (and "Hoofs") of the '"Buffaloes" in Satur day's game, the selectors were fully satisfied with the display put up by the R.A.A.F. side in its initial appear ance. The team members have had little opportunity for- pr'actice. Several are newcomers to Darwin, and players and supporters alike are confident that. With steady practice and the return of "Beau" Morton, Jim Pas coe and other `key players, the side will settle down into a very forniid able combination. The keenness and enthusiasm of the lads, themselves also augers well for marked' and early improvement. Worthy of. note in Saturday's game were the' performances of Ritddock, Stacey, and. newcomers Waters and McInnes, as was also that of Ron Stocks, against such a redoubtable opponent as Joe McGuiness at centre. Next Saturday's game is against Navy, commencing at 16oo hour:. Players' tender will leave Barracks Store at 1515 hours, and Tra...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL (Lord Gowrie), last week inspected Sydney aircraft factories which are making Beaufort bombers. In the foreground (left to right) are: The Minister for Aircraft Production (Senator Camer on), Lord Gowrie, and the managing director of National Motor Springs Ltd., Aircraft Parts Division (Mr. George H. Niblett). They are inspecting one of the hydraulic under-carriages which are being mass-produced for the Beauforts. Senator Cameron said that Australia would be producing one Beaufort bomber per day by next May..
R.A.A.F. AWARDS FOR GALLANTRY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
R.A.A.F. AWARDS FOR GALLANTRY} Canberra; Wednesday.-The Min ister for Air (Mr. Drakeford),. an nounced last night that 71 Atistra-? lians serving with the Empire Air?iiI Forces had been decorated for ,gal=i lantry on active service and- thati many others had been mentioned in; despatches. The: decorations include one V6.C'.;i 63 D:F.G.'s and seven D.F.M.'s.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 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 and the Sunday color comic. The Sun News-Pictorial. :Mel bourne, for "Bluey and Curley." Daily Mirror, Sydney, - for photos and-short" story iliustra tions. The Advertiser and The News, Adelaide, - for last-minute news and pictures. T he Department' of Informa tion, for news-items and casualty. lists. The Yaffa Syndicate, Sydney. for the Sunday comic; crossword puzzle, Hellinger Short :Story, etc. Mr. Frank Clune, for the serial story. For all interstate sporting re solts and details: Daily Telegraph and Sun- r day telegraph,, Sydney; ' The Herald, Melbourne; The Courier Mail and Sunday Mail, Bris bane; The News and The Mail, Adel...
Cocaine Haul Biggest In Police History [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
o .ocaine Haul ' '`Biggest "In PPolice -History Cocaine valued at £3,ooo was found hidden in the :sleeves :of an overcoat carried by a Chinese arrested' 'in Melbourne -r'last-.weekend. . S-'tThe: Chinese, a 'waiter fronr an ·l.?overseas .vessel, .was caught by .the =,, Police N?ice ,Squtad in a city, lane. The chief of the Vice Squad (De -ie'Jtective=Sergeant r'Jackson)-' and Firt. , Gbnst!ibtes'.,Birfell and Forge,, had, Mtkept the iChinese'under constant olb a'F servrtion since' the arrival of.'a ship -, in'uMelbdttrne, several .days :before.: ,' Questioned about ,the cocaine' ini ' thl'e;:1'overcoat, the man'` repeatedl'y told the detectives he "'no savvy."l' Later.;- in -: the- City. Watchhouse 'Lamn! ~ ung, -25,, was charged - with unlawful possession of cocaine.
The Sapper [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
The Sapper When. the waters, were- dried and the earth did appear, The Lord He created the Engineer; His Majesty's Royal Engineers, With the rank and the pay of a Sapper. When the floods came along for an extra monsoon, 'Twas Noah constructed the first pontoon, To the plan of His Majesty's Royal En Sgtheers, With the rank and the pay of a .Sapper. When the children Israel made bricks witihout straw, They were learning the regular work of our corps, The: work of His Majesty's Royal En gineers, With the rank and the pay ofna Sapper. When we are ordered to go on parade, We don't. carry rifles, but .a pick arid a spade, Such is the work of the Royal Engineers, With the rank .and the 'pay of a Sapper, We work all their searchlights and put in their 'phones, We: sandbag;.their gun 'pits--in return we get moans, But. Its all a day's w,ork for the Royal Engineers, With the. rank and the.,pay.df a.Sapper. I have .stated. it plain;and my.argument's thus: There's only ,one- Corps ?that s perfe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
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Roosevelt Meets Leaders Japan Warns Her People [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
Roosevelt Meets Leaders Japan Warns Her People WASHINGTON, Wednesday.-Mr. Roosevelt to-day attended a special meeting with the Administrative heads of America, in cluding the Secretary for War (Mr. Stimson), and the Secretary for State (Mr. Cordell Hull), for a general check-up on the Far Eastern situation. Japan's Premier (General Tojo), issued a warn ing that a situation of "unprecedented gravity now existed." Further:talks between Mr. Cordell Hull and Mr. Kurusu (the Japanese envoy), were to take place to-day. A late report from.the U.S. White House, states that a definite decision on the talks between America and Japan can be expected in the next 48 hours; Mr. Hull issued a statement after the conference with the President; to the effect that the position was "most uncertain." General Tojo saw the Japanese Emperor earlier this week on what was presumed to be a general talk on the Pacific crisis. The Japanese press have again taken up an offensive attitude, stating that Japan is ...
ARMY EDUCATION SERVICE THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
ARMY EDUCATION' SERVICE 1 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27t. East Point ,............. ~...:. . 1m mm.: Film Wlnellie. ....;.... .;........ ......... M ajor Plant "BATTLE FOR BRITAIN AND LIBYAN, CAMPAIGN" FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28th' East Point ...... ....... ........... M ajor Plant "WORLD: WAR;- 2" Dudley -Point ..I.......,:............. Major Seaton "NORTH WEST KIMBERLEYS"' (Illustrated) Bagot ... .............................. .............. .. .... Sgt. W ren Larrakeyah--Recreation Hall: Science 'Club SATURDAY,.NOVEMBER 29. Adelaide River ...............*. ............... M ajor Plant W "RISE OF HITLER" W est Point ...........,........................ Quiz Ehnery Point ;.:,...._.i.......... ,. 16.me.m; Film
"White Cargo" PLAY REVIEWED [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
"' White Cargo'. PLAY' -RE VIE WED:.. In the presence. of Mrs, Abbott and Miss Parbury, Brigadier-D. V. J. Blake, Brigadier F. Lind, C.B.E., D.S.O., V,D., Colonel W. D. C. Veal, M.C.,' D.C.M[, and: Corniiander F. VWalsh, R:A.N. "White Cargo" was played last night to a large and ap preciative audience. The play, which outlines.the strug gle: between white men on. the West African Coast and.the dreaded "damp rot," was well produced by Captain E. C. :McCoy. Captain McCoy not only provedl that he was an experi enced and: able producer, but in the important- character of "Witzel he showed tlhat' he was an .outstanding: amateur actor. Miss Toni Hurley,- as the half caste, Tondeleyo, who helps the 'new-' conier,. Langford, to degenerate so rapidly, played her part with .under standing and grace. W'V.O. Hannigan as Langford, the: arrogant newcomer who: intended ".to conquer the'Coast; was brilliant with: Witzel :and. the Doctor, but. in his love-making. with Tondeleyo,, he tended ,to forget...
SEED SHORTAGE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
SEED SHORTAGE Melbourne.-Unless 'Australia :can. replace the 185;6oo worth of vegbe table seeds: she used to import annu??? ally, before the war; she stands tbolose: i8½ 7nilliion p"otnds: worth'- of: v'ege= ." tables, 'repo6rts Dr; J. R. A, McMillari to the Council 'for. Scientific and ,:.n- : dustrial Research.
AIRMEN GROW FLOWERS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
AIRMEN GROW FLOWERS Canberra.--Offcers: at. Diintroon : operational station:- - decided io brighten the place, to and men were surprised., to .:receive a. lo shilling packet of flower seed:. to :each:, hiut of 25. As a "bribe" theywere irom= ised two days extra .leave for the successful but in a, garden competi-. tion.
AGED TWINS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
AGED TWINS Hobart (Tasmania).-Two ;famous :I` Tasmanian -,twins,: Messrs. 'Frederick. ,. and Charles Burbury, flave celebra ted their 8oth 'birthday. The twins are members of a family of.13 whose names are synonymous with the de velopnment of many famous pastoral and agricultural properties in the Midlands.