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Frank Clune gives Darwin's history in this instalment of our serial story All Aboard For Singapore [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
Frank Cluine gives Darwin 's history &nbsp; in this instalment of our serial story &nbsp; All Aboard For Singapore &nbsp; ELEVENTH INSTALMENT Circling the storms has delayed us, and .we are five minutes late. At 5.05 p.m. the skipper eases:'the throttle to idling speedr'and docile, "Cleopatra: glides over the roofs of Darwin Town,. to contact the water like. a gull and swim to her. -anchorage by the buoy, And so another days flight is ended. Since. leaving Townsville- this morning, we have,. traversed North Australia and viewed 1203 miles of varied'' tropic panorama; from the precipices of the Great Divide to the anthill-studded plains::of,.the West; thence to .the grey green wastes of' the great Gulf of Car pentaria, the lagoon of Groote Eylandt, and, the; brooding .rmystery' of Arnhem Lands Disappointments there were a-plenty, rewards but, few. Yeti fortitude and per sistence. tamed a hostile wilderness, and 'aftr many setbacks- an'd adversities, Australia'...
RAISING WRECK [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
RAISING WRECK Melbourne.-The latest attempt to raise the Kakariki in Port Phillip failed when success seemed assured. The giant steel camels had begun to lift one half of the wreck, when the camel on the port side flew out of the water, snapping the ironbark pile. The ship foundered on January 29, 1937.
NAVY Australian Rules [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
NAVY Australian Rules Navy accounted for I.AA.A.F. on Saturday in a scrambling game, and thus remain unbeaten after two ,rolunds. With the wind in the first quarter, R.A.A. . led with two straight goals to 7 points by Navy, but Navy, kicking 4 goals 4 lichinds with the wind, had a substantial lead of i 7 points at the hal f-time interval. While R.A.A.F. got 2 .goals 3 behinds in the third quarter Nayy got a goal, and at three-quirter time we. had the game won with a lead of 9 points, and the gale to kick with in the last quarter., &lt;Final scores: Navy 9 goals 13,'de featecd R.A.A.F. 5 .goals- 5. Navy goal-kickers were: McDonald 5, O'Neil, Graham, Johnston, Stones, Gourlay and B. Anderson. Soccer i i the match played between Naival Headquarters and R.AA;.F, on Sun day, the Naval team showed greatly improved forth by winning 3 goals to i. R.A.A.F. scored in the first half and led I nil, but Peter 31lack shortly' afterwards equalised with' a good shot, scores remaining the sa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
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MALAYA READY A.I.F. Eager For Action [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
MALAYA READY A.I.F. Eager For Action Invalid South Australians, who have returned home after many months of service with the A.I.F. in Malaya, expressed con fidence in the ability of the Im perial forces to withstand any attack on that important strong hold of the Empire's defences. Describing Malaya as a veritable network of fortifications, they said that the troops therq were well trained and fit for anything. They were eagerly waiting for. the first opportunity of "getting .into a scrap." Diggers' Comments Driver P. J. Walker, of Park Ter race, .VWayville, who spent' nine months in Malaya, said that con ditions there had improved consider ably in recent months. "The Austra lians found the climate rather tough at first," he said, "but they soon hardened themselves to the heat and jungle environment." Lance-Corporal T. J. McIncrney, of Queenstown, said that the Austra lians were "just itching" to get into action. Malaya was extensively forti fied, anid any army which tried to in va...
THREE TO ONE IN FAVOR OF LOTTERIES Interesting Vote [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
THREE TO ONE IN- FAVOR - OF LOTTERIES Interesting. Vote More than, three out. of. four; Australians favor. Government lotteries, according to a Public Opinion Poll, just completed. People representing -all walks of life, inr.the various locaIlitic's in each State, were contacted by the inter viewer of Australian Public Opinion Polls, and, asked this question: Are you in favor 'of Govern ment lotteries? Support for lotteries ranged from -about 70 per cent, among better-off people, to more than 80 per cent. among wage earners, and, as the fol lowing table shows, only 17 per cent. of the people interviewed were against Government lotteries. Australia-Wide. Opinion per cent.. Favor Govt. lotteries .. .. 77 Against Govt. lotteries . . 17 Undecided .6...... .. 6 Supporters of .the Labor Party voted eight to one for Government lotteries,. \while U.A.P. elnd U.C.Y. stippotters voted three to one in favor. About a third of those in favor of lotteries • referred to hospitals or charities afte...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
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UNIONISTS MAKE HISTORY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
'UNIONISTS MAKE. HISTORY Hobart, Tuesday. '- "Tasmaniatt untionists naile history' by voluntarily placing on themselves a levy for cdu cation. It is -reported-- that at the amnntal confcrencc of .the Workers' Educational Association, eighteen "itiiohs agreed to pay, contributions on a'sliding scale,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
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ALBION PARK RACES IN BRISBANE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
ALBION PARK RACES IN BRISBANE SEVENTH DIV. HANDICAP (first divi sion) (512 fur.)-FINANCIAL JACK, 8.5 (Brown) 1 Amber Fort, 8.6 (Ames 2; Advocate, 8.10 (Wrigley) 3. Scratchings: Ruff, Idea. BETING: 2-1, 4-1, 9-2. Tote: wn, £1/7/6; place 10/6, 11/6, 8/-. One and a half lengths, length. Time, 1.1114. SEVENTH DIV. HANDICAP, second division (512 fur.)-CHRYSTAL FOR', 8.10 (Moore), 1; Coy, 8.2 (Casey) 2; Cockatoo, 8.4 (Ralston) 3. All started. BETTING: 5-1, 7-1, 25-1. Tote: win, £1/8/-; place 9/-, 14/-, £2/13/-. Eight lengths, 2 lengths. Time, 1.11: SIXTH DIV. HANDICAP (51? fur.) THE TERRAIN, 8.2 (Wrigley) 1; Montreg, 8.0 (Anderson) 2; Bronze Chief, 8.6 (Ash man) 3. All started. BETTING: 10-1, 16-1, 2-1. Tote: win, £3/9/-: place, £1/2/6, £1/11/6, 10/6. Length, 6 lengths. Time, 1.104. FIFTH DIV. HANDICAP (512 fur.) N1ORMAN'S PRIDE, 8.6 tWilliams) 1: Fox Lyn, 8.1 (Briscoe) 2: Gainwee, 8.9 (Sinclair) 3. Scratched, Sign On. BET TING: 20-1, 5-2, 10-1. Tote: win £9/8/-; place, £1/8/6, £9/-, 16/6...
INDISCREET TALK CONDEMNED Damaging to Empire's Cause [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
INDIBISCREET TALK CONDEMNED Damaging to Empire's Cause Damage was being done to the Empire's cause by the indiscreet utterances of a section of the Australian community, the Prime Minister` (Mr. Curtin), declared in Canberra at the week end. Deriding German propaganda dir ected from Berlin against Australia's iattitude to the war he said that the latest full blast was as follows: "Tlhe Australian Government re fuses to. introduce conscription, con secquntly ?the British have pushed the Anzacs into the front in North Africh . Australian political circles and the population are discussing the ~Goveinment's .decisions, and are forniing two groups. One criticises the Government, while the other, supporting the Governmnetit, says that it is opposed to Australians shedding blood :for England, whose Prime -Minister is handing the Empire over to:tlieh United States;" False Impressions fMr. Curtin said he' was not being . trappedl by' the ' Germans into any _comment on. the Australians' part...
SAILING TESTS IN SYDNEY Exciting Finishes In Championship Class [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
SAILING TESTS IN S YDNE Y Exciting Finishes In Championship Class Test races to decide who will represent New South Wales in the Australian championships at Brisbane in. the next few weeks were conducted during the week end by -the 1x6ft. and z2ft. skiff:a t associations. -, The most exciting-finish occurred in the i2ft. skiff event.. Thirty-five .boats started over. a nine miles' c6urse, i6 dropped out, one capsized; and seven of the remainder crossed the line with less thain 20o: yards: be tween the first and the seventh boat. One hundred yards' from the finish it was.impossible to name the .winner with certainty .for tihe: positions changed' rapidly as a boat gained some extra advantage from the ivind. Scaiidal, 'Beryl, Ariki, Defiance, Vigilant, and Hot Point wvill repre seit New South Wales against the Qucenslanders in the Australian title. races. As a result -of the three t6-footers' test races, the St. George boats, Re solve (F. Rolleston),, and Progress (N. Pilgrim), have ea...
HOCKEY SEASON TO OPEN ON SUNDAY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
HOCKEY SEASON TO OPEN ON SUNDAY The "Wet" Season Hockey. Com petition .of the N,T.A.H.A. opens next Sunday. and judging. on the standard 'of' play as shown in the "Knock-out" competition played last Sunday; some very good games should be witnessed this season. The following is the draw for the first round of matches: FIRST SECTION--1500 hours A.A.S.C. v. Field Ambulance at Ves tey's. " Parap ~"A" V. Headquarters at Larra keyah. , "Magpies" v. Garris6n at the Oval. Transport "A"* V. Heavy Battery. A.I.F. "A" at Night Cliffs. Melville v. Ordnance at Coonawarra. R.,A.A.F.-a bye. SECOND SECTION-1600 hours A.A. v. Coonawarra at Vestey's. Parap "B" v. "Emma Gees" at Lar rakeyah. "Wombats" v. Engineers at the Oval., Transport "B" v. Heavy Battery A.I.F. "B." at Night Cliffs. Eureka v. Fortress Engineers at Coona warra. Palmerston-a bye. A special general meeting of delegates from each club. will be held at the General Mess, L.arrakeyah. at 2000 hours on Thursday next (December 11).
N.S.W. BEATEN BY 19 RUNS Patriotic Cricket Competition [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
N.S.W. BEATEN BY 19 RUNS Patriotic Cricket Competition After an evcntful five and 'a half hours' pl~y .at.the 13riSbane Cricket Ground on Mlonday, Queensland. de feated N.S.W. in the first of this season's interstate patriotic matches by 19 runs. Queensland's victory gained tThem_ ten points iin the new interstate pennant competition, which is taking the .place of the "regular Sheffield Shield cinmpetition. Queens land also gained 8o.points to N.S.W. 20 in the special poiits competition which will decide the allocation of profit's from this season's games in all States. r Queensland's points were 30 for. outright 'win, io for leading on the first innings, 1o for most fours scored( by Raynmer (i9)';' iofor one six hit by Raymer, and 20 for the fastest' individual.50 scored b' Browni in,53 minutes. N.S:\V, received to points' for ni6st wickets by O'Reilly (9),' and oI points for one six scored by James., Gross "receipts for the three 'days. were £460. Score's: QUEENSLAND-First Innings...
RAIN CAUSES DELAY IN WAR FUND TENNIS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 4 December 1941
RAIN CAUSES DELAY IN WAR FUND TENNIS Rain deliyed play in the Victorian War Punds Tennis yesterday. Only the centre court, which was cov 'ered, was used late in the day, when CI. Hopman defeated V. B. McGrath 6-2, dI-3, 5-7, 6-1, and A. K. Quist was lead ing R. Ewin. 4-6, 6-0. 6-1. 3-1 when a tremendous hail storm sent players icuorrying from the court.