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DISCHARGE BADGE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
DISCHARGE BADGE Canberra;, Wednesday, The, I inister'for the Arrmyi.(Mr, 'Forde). said that:: cbinsideraiion oii uld:.be. be given without; delyto tili ;qiestion of stipply!irg4 discharige f r6vCe . bailges to memebers: of'thli: AIF:r who: iecre discharged as ned.ically unfit :.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
R?TA HAYWORTH most alluring of all to-day's stars-and she certainly looks it in her black and white nightie making ready for the new Hollywood day. From song and dance she has soared to seductive roles in recent film', but, according to one newspaper, she has never done anything more seductive than rub the sleep out. of her lovely eyes.
MAY BE NEW METAL FOR COINS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
1MAY.BE NEW '"METAL FOR COINS Canberra. - Substitute metal may have to be. used by the Government -to make coins for small change, if :the-shortage :of :copper : in Australia becomes more, acute. The demand" for copper- in .muni tions .'production has :created- a shortage 'of"the 'metal which is pre-; venting the output of pennies :and halfpennies in :'sufficient quantities to meet growing commercial needs, The. Christmas shopping period will provide the real test .of whether present copper coinage supplies are adequate. . A' difficulty- in the way of' substi% tuting any other metal for copper in coins:' is 'to ensure' that the coins ivduld be-of the same weight and: capable ' of being used " in"' slot mrachines. There is little likelihood `of a 5/= note issue being, made. It. is un' destdod' that. an 'asstrance has -been given ,td the'Treasury'jby the b~rnks that" the' demand 'for silver can"bei nmet: in: 9pite:'of 'a 'shortage' of that: n'ietal.
GERMAN ESCAPES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
GERMAN ESCAPES Adelaide, Monday. - Hermann" Hans Joachim Schwarz, 27, a-Ger; man, seaman, interned as an alien, who escaped his guards and jumped from a train between Tailem Bend and Karoona, has been recaptured. He was arrester at Monarto Post Office on Saturday afternoon.
COAL MINERS RECORD STAY-DOWN STRIKE Prime Minister's Appeal [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
COAL LMINERS C?RECORD STAYLDOWN STRIKE Prime Minister's, Appeal, One hundred and twenty miners who began a - staydown =-strike =at .Wallarah. colliery (New castle) last Thursday, planned- to, stay: under *ground Mfor,52hours. - This would--break the -Australian stay-down record by two hours. The miners are protesting against. holiday awardcanomalies. The. men, whose ages -range from 17 to 60o, remained in the mine over the weekend. After a,.foui?hour- conference with officials on' Monday night, tlie imen decided',i?y a"largeimajority,, to'con tinue the strike until the holiday penalty clauses .have been lifted. A' member , of the miners' 'lodge committee '(Mr.- R. Forsyth), said that on Thursday two shifts were required to complete a 25-shift period, entitling' the men' to" one 'day's"' holi 'day pay. The under-manager had' told a marn to 'clean up on the, turntable; Mr.. Forsyth said, The man objected, saying that it. was `not 'safe to do this work while a loader was operating. .Th...
MILLIONTH MEAL [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
MILLIONTH MEAL. Sydney.-The .Anzac Buffet: in : Hyde Park,. Sydney, has" served iits millionth,: meal. The,: recipient: was Gininer A. M.' Wie'r, liho .`:has .juSt been invalided home. from Tobruk. As a inemento, the chairman of the Board of Management,:" Mr?. C. M:. Wilson, presentecl Gunner Weir with ' a' collapsible silver drinking cup in :' a leather case.
R.A.A.F. CRASH PILOT KILLED [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
R.A.iF., RtRASH P 'PILOT :KILLED Sydney, :f Monday, -- Sergeant Pilot rWilliam 'Laws;: 2T: single, of -Queensland, w was ':fatally '4injurb(l When :a :training' aircraft which he, was piloting, crashed' .on the' aerd& dromoe'at:. Evan's' Head, to-day anfd burstrinto -flames. Ground personnei dragged La? s from ·the wreckage. ;Laws, who was alone; was :returning fiom: a train-. ingflight.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
WORLD'S MOST MODERN AIR-RAID SHELTER now being built deep under London streets. The steel and concrete tunnel, when completed, will, provide shelter for 250,000 people. It will be equipped with its own power, light, and heating plant.-Airmail photo.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
Co n ileie /aIing nirvce 4T DARWIN j.he' €8ank'of ` New South ?.Wales khas · complete' facilities!avahlable for thetransacti~onbof all kinds'of . banking business- a? ,Darwir and ,beWDeen Darwin allfblther (rts of Austialio. .The Bank?,issues drafts and .nmakes mobrney transfers '-by letter- or telegraphi ?anywheret.iin AIstralia. "Ckequetabccounts~amay be opened and Interest Bearing:Deposits'are accepted.: Traiedi(officers' of the ;Bank-are.lalways available to advise on all matters relating to money trans actions. SBANK OF ý . SOUTH WALES THE FIRST BANK ilN AUSTRALIA 592A
TRANSCONTINENTAL SHORT OF ENGINES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
'TRANSCO NTINENTAL SHORT 1OF -ENGINES Commonwealth . Railways will be' seriously handicappled in meeting in creasing . passenger traffic on thel Transcontinental line if four new, locomotives. cannot, be secured from abroad. The Commonwealth Railways' Commissioner -(Mr. Gahan), said? in .' Melbourne this 'week thait as tenders advertised' throughout Aus-, tralia had failedl .to bring any re sponse the department had recon-: mended 'the Goverinment, to seek' locomotives, abroad. They wotild cost 20o,ooo each if. constructed in 'Australia, War work had appatrently pre vented( private engineering firms. from offering to supply Conmmidii wealth- requirements, said Mr Gahan. Since -the war. passenger tfiffic had: increased by 12o per cent. and it was still rising, In the last finaiic ial year 45;ooo people were -airicll, over the. Transcontinental. Four extra locomotives .wtouild efiiable' °th1 time-table .to.ljie:speeded', up by 2d 'piier cent.
WINS D.F.C. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
WINS D.F.C. Sydney, . Ttlcsday :-jPilot Officer K.L.E Robinson of Lsmibre (N.S.W.; wlio ,made aibout thlerfy. flights over Germany : has been awarded .thec ,D..C. :FHis father ;established the New .Englind Aiirways; S'ervice ?ice tween Sydncy and BLUrisbncb
NEW AIRCRAFT. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
NEW AIRCRAFTi Melhourne, i.Tuesday.-TlIe Minis, ter for Aircraft *Production -(Senator Cameron),' said- Athat c nc:w types sof airc?aft mayn beinade hIcir' soon.. It . was impossible tos"ayyetWiý?ki? tyipes, but, exjePietnce with' tlle' Becaufort' Bomber showed that Australia could sticcessfully tacklc" any typ. ' " '
Camp gossip And Sport By Your Own Correspondents NAVY Australian Rules [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
And Sport By Your Own Correspondents NAVY Australian Rules Not having a' game on Saturday, Navy took the opportunity of watch ing other.. sides, in action. We are 'preparing for our .game against Air Force next Saturday, and the boys are' keen to show the residents, of the town that the Navy are the "Senior Service" ,in' fotball: as well as in .:' Service matters. . Jack' Sugriue(wing), will be a loss 'to the. side, but. we .have several midgets anxious to show their ability. A. practice match was'. held at Coonawarra on Sunday and excel lent form was shown by several players. Stones from the "Plats" is 'knocking at the door for selection -in the. side, ....although.. not many changes .ill be :made in. the.- teamrn vwhich :defeated Waratahs. Soccer D.' B. layi ng up' to their unbea ten form, 'easily defeated H.Q. by 4 goals to .nil. ITaylor. 2, Grexy .-, Rose '. Although Navy were handi capped with . three. regular players being detained oncduty; they put up a fair showing; particul...
SYDNEY RACING MAN DEAD [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
SYDNEY RACING MAN DEAD Sydney,' Tuesday.-The death oc curred on Sunday of Mr. Theodore John Marks, a personality of the Australian turf and one of Sydney's leading architects and business men. As long ago as 1888, Mr. Marks owned a horse named Charcoal, who was raced on lease by the late S. Fielder. More recently, Mr. Marks had his horses trained by Fred Wil liams, of Randwick. They carried purple and white cap, the registered colors of Mr. "A. Fuller," the as sumed name of Mr.' Marks.
JOCKEY BASTIAN LEADING IN PREMIERSHIP [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
JOCKEY BASTIAN LEADING ,IN PREMIERSHIP Adelaide, Wednesday. - As a re-. sult of his win on Woolcombe at tlie A.T.C. .meeting ont Saturday, H. Bastian has forgedto the top of: the jockeys' .list for the metropolitah area,. this seasont. He lias'.had i47 mounts for 13 firsts, -eight secontds and seven thirds. R. Medhurst is next with 12 wins, i'? seconds, anid to thirds from 76 mounts. R. Cai ling has moved into 'third position with nine wins, six-;seco'nds, -and Ixt 'thirds from .67. mountn;: 'G; Leestie (eight wins) 'and M:: Ravten. (seen)t are. next on the list,. S. Evans leads 'tlie winnihgn train' ers' list. Horses 'prepared by him' have scored eight firsts, 'five seconds, and five thirds. 0G. V.. Bates (7, 4, 5), J. M,. Brett (6, 2,,8), and I. Reid (6,'5, 1), and J, Hanford' (5, 3, 2), follow;
SUNSHINE BOY WINS AT 50-1 Races In Melbourne [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
SUNSHINE BOY, WINS, AT 50-1 Races In Melbourne At the Ascot (Melbourne), meet ing yesterday, Sunshine Boy, who last raced over hurdles, scored- at so/i, in the Tottenham 'Handicap, the main race of the day.-' N. Creighton rode. -a winning double with the even money faivorite, Iridium and the ioi' chanice Thuna. H. Badger drew level with -Purtell on the ,winning jockeys : premiership whlien he piloted Avion home. When Xanthia threw her head up at the six furlongs of the Trial Hurdle, her rider, W. Conway, was hit in the face. He 'returned with his colors :bespattered with blood. Conway, who is associated with J. Moloney, trainer of Xanthia, has had seven rides over hurdles' in the metio politan area for five wins.
MOTORIST'S FEAT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
MOTORIST'S FEAT Perth, Tuesday.-Auibrey Melrose; a Perth 'iotorist; recceived' a: public welcome to-day, when -he returned :froin a journey to Sydney, begun seven ?ecks' ago inf an 8. li.p;: .car, fitted with a'gas producer. He travel led 6,ooo-iniiles,: using" a gallon of petrol every i,ooo miles,- The, cost of charcoal 'did not exceed £6.
"OLD FIRM" WIN DOUBLES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
"OLD FIRM" WIN DOUBLES W. EDWARDS (right foreground), volleys towards J. Crawford during the wartime doubles at White City courts (Sydney), last week. Crawford and McGrath defeated A. K. Quist and Edwards, 5-7. 8-6, 7-5. In the final, Crawford and McGrath defeated Gilchrist and Pails 6-4, 3-6, 6-2. McGrath enlisted in the A.I.F. and went into camp last Saturday immediately after playing in the tinal.
'Knock-out' Hockey Competition [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
'Knock-out' Hockey Competition Followers of the v.arious teams that are playing in this year's N.TA.H.A. "Wet" Season compe tition, will be given a chance of see ing their favorites in actioh next Sunday, when a "kiiock-out" compe tition will -be. conducted at two grounds-Vesteys .and the Oval. Thie first games will commence at t p.m.;, and it is expected that the final will be played at& the Oval at about 5 p.m., when the winners of the section playing at Vestey's will meet the winner of the section playing at the Oval, Club's committees: are re minded: that a general meeting of: the delegates will' be held at the General Mess, Larrakeyalh, to-night," .to "arrange the draw for. Sunday's , games.,