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MR. NELSON'S RESIGNATION [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
RESIGNATION Mr. Charles Nelson, resigned fromn the genciral presidency of the Miners'' ]'cderation after the finding of the: Royal Commission on the Secret Funds Inquiry, that he had been paid £3oo to conduct a campaign to secure in(lustrial peace in the coal industry. Mr. Joseph W\inkler, for'mer Corn monwealth-Assistant Publicity Offi- cer, who caused the Secret Fund In quiry sensation, has been working, as assistant to a boilermakers' appren tice. He left this job during the week because his application for membership. to _ the union had been,, held up. - -.V- - ..V
American Tanks Big Production [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
: Americatn .T anks :Big Production New ` York,' November 27.-The tank :output' in America 'is 3o per -:cent. higher than the early summer -estimates, according to an official of the Office of Production Manage m.nient. Production was rapiclly reaching .the goal of 33,600 taiiks 'a year, of which 3o-ton mediutni tanks would -be built at the rate of 2000 a monrth.
NORTH N.S.W. SWELTERS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
NORTH N.S.W. SWELTERS Sydney, Friday. -- Temperatures above go degrees were recorded at northern inland towns, yesterday. Collarenebri reported a heat wave in which the temperature had touched. io6. At Walgett, the registration was_ io3. Fifty points. in a storm at Tenterfield and misty rain at Arini dale "were the only falls reported in . New. South Wales :yesterdlay. V
Enemy Swept From Sky R.A.F. IN LIBYA PROTECTS TROOPS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
Enemy S.wept From Sky R.A.F. IN "LIBYA PROTECTS TROOPS, Begintiing on' the' first. day of the British drive,-.when squadron after squadron, of .fighters .and bombersswept iinto -Libya to.at tack enemy -aerodromes and landing: grounds, the: R.A.F. "has 'had command of . the Libyan skies. This message from an Australian 'war correspondent in the Western Desert, dated November 25, declares that our command of the air has been one of the most striking features ",of the campaign. Crippling 'Toi Our Air Force took a'crippling toll ?of the enemy that first day when, bogged clown by' the heavy thunder :.storm of' the night before, they were unable to take the. air. They' have not yet recovered from that searching -~onslaught.' Another notable feature of the -work of thel?l;A.F. lih'a been the ef :.fectiveness of.the protection afforded the ground troops. Powerful sweeps -.of fighters, clay after day, patrol the Sskies, preventing "the enemy from bombing our tanks and sfrafing our :support. ...
INCREASED POSTAGE Will Not Affect Defence Forces [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
ITNCREASEDl PFOSTAGE Will Not Affect Defence Forces Canberra, Friday.--'he Post master-General (Senator Ashley) announced yesterday that' the ""wartime postal surcharge of a half-penny a postal article wiuldc come into force. on, Wednesday, December io. - Tlhe charge, he said,, was payable, in addition to the normal postage, on each ,'postal article irrespective of weight, except postal articles to and from mcmbers of the forces at, home or abroad to which special reduced' rates of .postagc apply; packages' transmitted by parcel post; air naail articles to places. beyond the. Com 'monwealth other than New Zealand, Papua, andtl New Guineas (It should be-noted that a war postage charge is frayable on air mail alticles within the.?Commonwealth, anl' also, on air mail. articles'to .New Zealand, Papua, and New Guinea). Commiunications to pirisoners of war beyond the Commonwealth Are also exempt. Australia's Drab Stamps . Australian postage stamps were the most unattractive in the world, ...
Gasworks Fire SEVEN INJURED OTHERS ESCAPE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
Gasworks Fire SEVEN, .INJURED OTHERS ESCAPE: Several firemen had a narrow escape.when they were, overcome by fumes at a fire. in the meter and testing room in No. 2 yard of the Brompton gas- works (Adelaide) on Thursday night. Three firemen who were trapped in the blazing. building, were taken to, hospital. Two other firemen, an A.R.P. man,: and a civilian were treated at the ambulance room of the gas. works. for. slight burns from hot oil which. was sprayed over them,. The plight of the men was unknown until one of them .called 'for help. Because of the inflammable nature: of the contents 6f the' building, which - had brick walls, flames were bursting through the roof before the arrival' of the brigade; and hundreds of spec tators had to,. be kept back .from it. SThe firemen were- hampered by a. poor water supply from the mains,. and the, fire had got such a Strong. hold .that it was nimpossible tto0 save. the' contents of the buildirig The origin of the fire and the ex tent of the...
LIQUOR HOURS BRISBANE MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
LIQUORU HOURS .,BRISBANE - MEETING 'Brisbane, Fridlay. - The Liquor Trade Union is opposinig the pro posed alteration of the liquor trading. hours to Jo a.m, 10op.m, The present hours are eight till eight. The .proposal, suggested.. changing the :hours- onlyv' for: .hotels., within, a radius Of 2o0 hiles of .Brisbane. .. It, also 'suggested that tle Govern-. mfncit; should receive.. a 'deputation from, Trades Union :'Congres.. for zoning the rest of the State.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
H.JONES e?co AUSTRALIAN AUSTRALANS BEST yourSelf 2 like the smell of the Australian Bush on a Spring morning. Protex contains an antiseptic that is MUCH MORE EFFECTIVE THAN CARBOLIC. That is why Protex 'guards you against infection yet it leaves no trace of antiseptic odour. Available at all Australian Defence Canteens Protex is, your safeguard against Tines and other tropical infection. 14,221 . and e " ..he roi cai fetio .. r ·::::~:;:;~:::: j~::i: Ili:.: ·4
D.I.B. (Parap) [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
D.I.B. (Parap) According to reports received from Francis Bay, Lieut. Roebuck has had experience in legal studies. He also showed outstanding ability at sleuth ing. A tin pannikin and four crosses were exhibit "A"'in the case. For further particulars consult the lads of 20o platoon, Hockey The D.I.B. "A" Hockey team met with their first defeat of the, season, when they went under to the (-) A/A at the Oval on Wednesday. The match was a hard fought one and thei Ack Ack lads were on top most of the time owing to their 'faultless stick. work.. For the Dibs, Chant: was dutstanding. Shephard scored the only goal, T'lihe "I3" team met the (-) Field Battery on their home .groutind and" showing fine form had little difficulty in running hone the easi est of- winners, The i3ty. teamn was always in difficulties. lBucholz was the outstanding player, and from his efforts, three goals rcsulted. ,Nice shooting Henry. The other goal was scoredl, by Sharp. Shreeves also played well. Social Committe...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
HIGIK STEFPERS. These "good sorts" with the beautiful logs, are Air Force men practising a can-can at the Mel bourne Showground during the week. The ballet will dance in a revue to. be held in the Princess Theatre for the R.A.A.F. Locker Fund. I ? - ? ? , - - - -- .
MOONEE VALLEY (Melbourne) [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
MOONEE VALLEY (Melbourne) TOTE (5/-) RACE PLACED HORSES, RIDERS S.P.. WIN PLACE £ s. d. £ s. d. APPEAL, BLUEBEARD, 9.13 (Regan) 6/1 1 16 0 12 0 HURDLE, Atticus, 10.8 (Swettenham) 7/1 - 13 0 (2 miles) High Wave, 10.3 (- ) 7/2 - 8 6 JUVENILE BLUE VALLEY, 9.0 (Badger) 6/4 12 6 6 6 HANDICAP Carruca, 8.1 (Bailey) 7/1 - .9 0 (5 furs.) Lar Toba, 8.8 (Smith) 2/1 - 7 0 BENEFIT , RECEPTION, 8.10 (Crilley) 4/1 1 6 0 10 '0 HANDICAP Red Morn, 8.2 (Ray) 15/1 , - 1 5 0 (6 furs.) Charming Lady, 7.0 (Unkovich) 16/1 - 116 0 FUND BEAMISH, 7.11 (Preston) 20/1, 5 10 6 1 t0 0 HANDICAP Portfolio, 7.9 (Simonds) 20/1 - 1 17 6 (12 furs.) Elbe, 7.11 (Purtoll) 7/1 - 12 6 BBNEVOLEINT, DAVID INNES, 9.1 (Mornemnent) 8/1 2 6 0 13 0 HANDICAP Pannade. 8.13 (Ilartney) 9/4 - 8 0 (1 mile) Royal Jubilee, 9.1 (Bailey) 20/1 ' 2 8 6 RELIEF TRIAL DANAE, 7.9 (Williamson) 10/1 3 14 0 19 0 HANDICAP Deliberate, 9.6 (Crilley) - 2/1 - 8 0 1st Div. (1 mile) Mr. John, 8.5 .(Smith) 7/1 - 10 6 RELIEF TRIAL LONDONER, 8.5 (De Valle) 5/...
FAREWELL EVENING TO PADRE AND MRS. SEATON [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
FAREWELL EVENING TO 'PADRE AND' MIRS SEATON After .43' years of faithful, wholehearted and valuable service in all parts of:the: Commonwealth, Major and Mrs. Seaton are now retiring. from Active Service, ini the Salvation Army, - leaving Darwin to return to Perth.. Their present appointment has afforded- both the, Major and' his good lady a very great deal. of *happiness in that they, who knew the North West, and the Territory so well, should be chosen to' es ' tablishl' the 'Red Shield •.Centre at Darwin. The Major has had the responsibility of the choice of site, the erection of.the bui)ding and the management of the' Centre since its opening last March,' and upon the testimony, of many, the Centre has proved, to be a home formany lads of the Forces, thus reflecting much credit uplon their service. A Farewell Evening will be held at the Red Shield. Centre at 8 p.m. on Wednesday next; December 3, to tender Godspeed to Padre and Mrs. Seaton;, and' all. are invited to attend this fun...
HOUSE TO CROSS HARBOR [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
HOUSE TO' CROSS HARBOR Sydney,. Friday.-Wyldelffel" Gar dens, a modern steel and concrete building, for several years a land mark at Pott's Point,. Sydiicy, will soon reappear' at Kurraba Point, Neutral Bay. The three storey build-. ing was on hand- resumed for the graving clock. All the timber, steel work and glass. in the house will be used at Icurrabla Point. The inaterial will be nioved across the harbor by lighters and motor trucks .
SPORTING FLASHES FROM EVERYWHERE RICHARDS FOULED IN BIG TITLE FIGHT Henneberry Runs Riot: Referee Badly Mauled LOSER OUTED FOR BUTTING [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
SPO TIN rL ASE S FROM EVERYWHERE RICHARDS FOULED IN BIG TITLE FIGHT Henneberry Runs Riot: Referee Badly Mauled LOSER OUTED FOR BUTTING Ron Richards defeated Fred Henneberry'in their British Empire title fight at the Sydney Stadium last Thursday night,'-when Hbnneberry was dis qualified in the 13th. round for butting. Referee 'Pat Hill was severely mauled in his attempts to' drag the fighters apart, his cream shirt and ,trousers being spattered with blood. At the end of the i tth round, both boxers' seconds were in holts in the t~enitre of the ring, one of themr-:being I:eventually picked up and thrown to ithe canvas. Mr. Hill passed over a' series of infringements to avoid stop ping the fight, but in the i3th round Henneberry butted Rich ards on the jaw, during, a clinch on the ropes. The referee then dragged the fight ers apart and crowned Richards. Henneberry.was hooted for several ininutes by the crowd. He brushed aside Richards' offer to shake: hands and 'the fight ,was re sumed...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
YIC PATRICK, brilliant young south-; paw, defeated Young Gildo.on a techni cal knock-out in the seventh rounrd at Sydney Stadium last, Tuesday night. -It was the first time in eleven years of, boxing that .Gildo had been stopped. In this picture Patrick rocks Gildo with a right. The winner fought brilliantly.
VICTORIAN HOUSING [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
VICTORIAN, HOUSING. Melbourne, Friday.-The Victorian Flousing Commission,; reporting to Parliament;' says the most gratifying featuire of the work in providing new homes for families, from slum areas is the: marked improvement in the health of the .children:. - . .-. •. ... .. . .