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DOCUMENT STOLEN [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
DOCUMENT STOLEN Sydney, Monday.-Chargc(d with having without ?lawful '-authority, taken a copy of a startcinlent showing particulars of steel recomnicnded for various specifications on the filc of the Ministry of: Mtinitioifs, John Ed ward Webb, -33, -engineer, -appearedl at the Central, Poli-k Cottrt-to-day, .
NEW COMMITTEEMAN [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
NEW COMMITTEEMAN Mr. W. O. Haslam' has 'leen ap pointed to the .vacancy on the corn mittee of the Adelaide Racing Club, caused by the death of. Mr. R. Mos tyn. Owen. Mr. Haslam now owns the two-year-old Patithos,. who is spelling, but in recent years he has.. raced Titi Burr, Ramelton, Chan d(ra and Ripolin.
ROSEHILL (Sydney) [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
RACE ROSEHILL (Syudney) -.O . ( / TOTE (5/-),' RACE PLACED HORSES, RIDERS S.P. WIN - ..PLACE a s. d. £ s. d. TWO-YEAR-OLD ORDERLEY, 8.12 (Hickey) 7/4 11 0 8 3 STAKES (c. & g.) Royal Blue, 8.2 (Cook) 6/1 12. 6 4% furs. Kansas, 8.2 (Gillard) 33/1 No third Div. TWO-YEAR-OLD MISS HUA, 8.7 (Podmore) 4/7 9. 0 . 6 STAKES (flifles) Oriole, 8.7 (Shean) 2/1 -. 50I 4% furs. - Operatta, 8.1 (McMennamin) 201 -- 11 0 NOVICE DURNON JASPER, 7.5 (Thompson) '8/2" 1 '9 6 ' 10 9 HANDICAP The Gambler, 7.2 (Watterson) 33 - 1 5- 5-9 (1st Div.) 7 furs. The Catch, 7.0 (Wilson) 15/I1 1. , , 3 NOVICE SHUNTAH 8.2 (Bartle) 3/ 1- 2.0 '?8 830 HANDICAP Warrah, 8.4 (Munro) 3/1 - ' 7 3 (2nd Div.) 7 furs. Barrenjosy, 7.1 (Young) 20/1 - r1 10. 0 FLYING JOHN HALIFAX, 8.3 (McMen.) .Evens' 10/6 6. -3' HANDICAP Dawn Mary, 7.7 (Hickey) .12/1 - .17 9' 6 furs. Samurai, 7.6 (Knox) 20/1 - 8 HAWKESBURY SOLOGRAM, 9.0 (Mulley) 7/4 13 9, Only HANDICAP Jim Jon. 7.13 (Morsillo) 5/4 'Three 1% miles Buzzal, 8.8 (Hickey) ' 9/4 ...
Hellinger Short Story GAMBLERS MUST PAY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
Hellinger Short -Story GAMBL ERS MUST PAY "He stole?" Mazie was aghast. "Aahh," said Mazie shrilly, "it makes me sick! Married only.. thrce months, and they yank him off into camp! What am I gonna do-sit and knit socks for a year? Aahh, it makes me "sick!" . Beth just looked at her. They sat in Beth's one and a half room flat. Beth was a blonde with a hard, thin mouth. She had a face that looked as though it had been slapped too hard. And too often. "No use carryin' on about it, Mazie," said Beth. "America's gotta have men for the armyf And if.:they need your Willie, you oughta be proud." Mazie sniffed. "Proud my eye," was her reaction. "The whole thing -makes me sick. It's rotten sittin' alone nights, wishin' he was here, and wonderin' what you can do to keep from goin' nuts. It's not right- to leave a girl alone-". *She 'siopped suddenly, clapping a hand over her mouth. "Oh, Beth," she cried. "I'm sorry. Honest I am, kid. I just didn't think .what I was sa'yin'." Beth smiled. She ...
SPORTING FLASHES FROM EVERYWHERE PROPOSAL ON RACING Suggestion Of Control In Wartime GOVT. MOVE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
SPORTIN. RFLASHE FROM EVERYWHERE PROPOSAL ON RACING Suggestion Of Control In Wartime GOVT. MOVE Wartime control of commerci alised sport involving gambling, and particularly control of horse and dog racing," will be sought by the Federal Government at the Premiers' Conference to be held early next year. Announcing that the Common wealth Government intended to sub mit this issue to the Premiers for discussion, Prime Minister Curtin pointed out that control of gambling was a State function. Any policy which might be .pro posed or any changes of present prac -ices were therefore matters for the States to administer. No date for the conferetce has yet been fixed, but it will be called as early as practicable after Christmas. Other Sports In a comment on contiinuance of other forms of sport in wartime, Mr. Curtin indicated that he was em ihatically in favor of the public hav ing reasonable opportunities either to participate in sports or to attend sports meetings such as cricket matches:...
SABOTAGE IN HUNGARY Rubber Works Destroyed [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
SABOTAGE ...IN. SHUNGARY Rubber Works Destroyed : Six of ,'Hungary's biggest. -chemical works have, been blown up .or damaged by sabotage,dur. ing the past week, according to the Instanbul:- correspondent of.ý ,.'.; the. British United Press. . The Hungarians -attribute?i:, the?, . incidents. to negligence, :but dnf9rma tion has reached diplomatic'qi'tairs ·:i confirming., tl:t: tlfe: afactories&lt;were ' wrecked by, saboteurs,,as. a ;rprotestl against the.continuance of:HungaryS' -: pro-Axisý: policy. Thei" .,factoriesiitrnip, eluded the -largest rubb'e'r iworks.irna i. Hhngary,..whichl was. .engaged .ex' clusively on.army. contracts;. Studehts.Sterilised The Tass. -newsagency .,quotes.?. a.i: Gecneva ,report .that German: judges in i Czechoslovakia .are . sentencing, stluents.. participating . in p.'political,: denionstrations to .tcrilisation. TIe ' -numbcer of sterilised students ,ti: Prague . is, ssaid.c;tb,o, have.;: reaclhei?i several hundreds. Prague radio says'.,: t...
XMAS TELEGRAMS AND POSTAGE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
XMAS TELEGRAMS AND POSTAGE To save delay and disappoint ment lodge • your Christmas telegram greetings at 'your nearest post office a .week or ten days before Christmas-en dorse them "Deliver Decem ber 24 or 25"-this will ensure delivery for Christmas. Parcels should be posted from Darwin before Decem her. Ordinary packets should be posted early for' despatch, and may be endorsed "open on; 24th" or such date as desired.
DEATH SENTENCE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
DEATH SENTENCE Melbourne.--Alfred Bye, 42, driver, formerly of Railhead Camp, Bacchus Marsh, is under sentence of death. Bye was charged with the murder &nbsp; of Thomas Edward Walker, 45, in the Treasury Gardens on September 27. Sentence was pronounced by Mr. Justice Gavan Duffy. Walker was a member of the Garrison Battalion at Broadmeadows.
ALL ABOARD FOR SINGAPORE TENTH INSTALMENT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 27 November 1941
All Aboard For Singapore By FRANK CLUNE THE STORY SO FAR The author in continuing his story of the 10,000-mile trip by flying-boat ,from" Sydney to Singapore' has 'des cribed the journey to Brisbane the first " hop, and. in thelast instal ment told us of the, second' 'leg" of the journey -- from -Brisbane to.o Townsville. Actually in one day the distance rJI? 1200'miles from Sydney has been -covered- in ten and a half hours, with a stop at Brisbane and Gladstone. Now you can read of the second .day's-:journey-fromn Towns ville to Darwin. STENTI- INSTALMENT AtTownsville, I-went ashore and met .Robert ':Kirke, a - town-booster, 'who came .-here :as a braw lad from Caledonia thirty years ago. Now he's -the= manager\ &lt;of. Burns :Philp and Co., Islan'd ..traders; :merchants, -=and ship chandlers, a firm which had its origin in Townsville, and has now spread its :';branches 'like the banyan-tree. . The town .(pop. 32,00),; is .the third largest white city ni' the world-so the T...
FORTRESS FACTS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
FORTRESS FACTS Sgt. "Tipperary" Flaherty has been elected secretary of the Sports Committee. He is a tireless worker and is doing a grand job for the boys. Sympathy is extended to Spr. ]3rowne, who is in Bagot. We, hope to see him back on his feet soon. Bagot should indeed be grateful to the Fortress Engineers. We have loaned them the best cook in the district-S/Sgt. Pepper. IL/Cpl. Sw\ann has been in lBagot for three months. "Swanny" likes the place so much he does not want to leave (much). After their attempts at refereeing on Monday, it is rumored that Mal Livingstone and "A grade" Harrison are studying the rule book. ].Lt. Medlin says the Engineers are the best sandbag layers in Darwin. The- star of Wednesday's Hockey match against the Machine Gunners was Mal Livingstone. He improves with every game. George "]3rasso" Adams also wielded a handy stick. We lost 6-4. Tennis players who scooped the pool on W'ednesday were Sprs. Bul lerwell and -Blackman.
CRIB PARTY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
CRIB PARTY' On \Vedncsday . night in the General Mess at Larrakcyahl , a most successful Cribbage Party was held. Thc play of the 48 men .who attended was of a high standard. it was agreed to hold a weekly Card Party on \Vednesdavs, at i930 hours in the General Mess at Larra keyah. Pri.cs will lie regulated by attendance.
Xmas Telegrams Cables and Postage [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
Xmas Telegrams Cables andPostage This year it is expected that the rush to send Christmas. greetings by telegram and .cable, and the despatch of presents; will- exceed all pre vious records; To save delay and disap pointment, lodge your tele grams a week or ten days be fore Christmas and - endorse them "Deliver 24th or 25th." If sending cables to Empire countries overseas, or to mem bers of the Forces, no matter where they ,may be stationed, messages must .be handed in, not later than December 5 to ensure delivery before Christ mas. Cables marked "Via Im perial" may be lodged at any Postal Telegraph Office. Parcels must be posted be fore December g. Post ordinary packets as early as possible, they may be-endorsed "open on 24th." -. +
MURDER OF M.P's. SON Workmate Committed for Trial [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
MURDER OF M.P's. SON Workmate Committed for Trial West Maitland, Friday.-Yesterday, at the conclusion of evi dence at the inquest into the death of William Thomas James, 22, a workmate of James; Roy Randolph Hindle, 38, was committed for trial by the Coroner on a charge of murder.. A sawn-off, rifle was taken to the Iworkshops of the South Maitland RailwhysK-Ltd. by Hinille, according to: a statement produced by the o: :,:James, a son of Mr. Rowley James, M.P., was shot (lead at the work shop's where bothli he and Hindle were-employed on November 2oth. Tile alleged sta.tement. by Hindle said -that :James was a fitter at the '::works,: but had not been therie long. He (Hindle) had been a machinist at tlie wvorkshlips for many years. ::Antagonistic Attitude James, the alleged statement con t:::inued;l had adopted an antagonistic :attitude towards -Hindle. One day James was given a job on the lathes and Hindle said to him, "By Jingo, h:U,:yill,,you must be good with th'e boss to, get ....
Wanderers v. Engineers [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
Wanderers v. Engineers Vesteys' Wanderers continued their winning sequel by easily defeat ing the (-) Fortress -Engineers, 6 to nil, at Hockey last Wednesday. Goal-scorers were Molloy 3, Fletcher 2, and Bell r. The Blue:and whites' captain, C. ,Wirrell, played his usual steady game, and full backs; Smith and Fennell, had very little to. do. Wilson, our. crack goalie, hardly had a kick. "}. v. .
ACKNOWLEDGMENT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
'ACKNOWLE DGMENT 'Army ; News expresses its thanks to the following, for ,sup plying material and'granting per mMision"to' publish various news items, pictures and features: 'The rAustralian :. Amociated Press, :for- Australian and over-' seas news. Daily "Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, Sydney, for news-? pictures, Joke cartoons, Brodle. "' Mack .drawings, other illustra tions "and the Sunday 'color comic. :The Sun News-Pictorial, Mel bourne, for "Bluey and Curley,". andi news pictures. r The. Herald; Melbourne,,; for "Gunn's Gully" and' photograi hs./ . The =Argus, . Melbourhe,* for i "Private "Lives." Daily Mirror, Sydney, for` photos and.short story illustra tions. ' The' Advertisetr and The News, Adelaid,'- fork last-minute news /' and -pictures., The ( Department 'of :Informa- ii tlbn, for.news-items and casualtyry lists. The Itffa Syndicate,`LSydney?; for tMe Sunday comic,' crossword puzzle,. Hellinger Short 'Story, - eta. ''· "Mr,- Frank Clune,*vfor the serial story. SFor al...
HEAVY BATTERY. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
HEAVY BATTERY. "is Darwin'a den of ilniquity and vice?" This vital question was keenly debated on Wednesday evening by teams selected from the Baftery. As mostspleakers were taking part in a ldebate .for the first time, it was ipleasing to hear logical arguments propounded with such fluency. The adjudicators decided in favor of the negative'team. L/Bdr. Carmody was so fervent in his condemnation of Darwin, as leader of ' the Govern ment, that it is said lihe contemplates forming a vice squad. On the subject of debates it is worthi mentioning that Captain B3art Iett is catering for the dental re quirements of the troops. \With this gentleman, it is asserted thalt any attempt to argue proves 'fatal, in fact, it ends in a "draw." Union Trial Vestey's Rugby Ground was the scene of a Union trial lmatch oil WVednesday, when. an attempt was made to decide who shoild . gain representative honors for the 13Battery. Although. definitely out of touch;,the players revealed a willingness aind ab...
AIR CHIEF'S VISIT TO AUSTRALIA [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
AIR- CHIEF'S VISI'IT TO AUSTRALIA London, November 27.-It is'-tin derstood that the I.nspector-Geier'alc i of the R:A.F.; Air Chief Marshal Sir?l Arthur Longmore, is.on his ,way toi Aust'ralia for important duties. The Empire Air Training Scheme'eli is the matter; it is~' believedist ;'e hichi : will engage his 'cloqgesti' tt?fitiri:t'M: '
ADELAIDE RIVER [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
ADELAIDE RIVER A most enjoyable concert was given here on Saturday night last by the popular Vestey's Concert Party, ably supported by Mrs. Fawcett, who is untiring in her efforts to en tertain the troops. Padre Goy and his' nierrymakers are very welcome at Adelaide River. 'All present voted the show t'he best ever prescnted here. The Padre's promise of a new piano was greatly. appreciated. Divine service was attended by a large congregation on Sunday morn ing, when Padre Goy preached imn pressively. VV-