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KALGOORLIE'S FUTURE MOMENTOUS DEVELOPMENT WORK BETTER TIMES POSSIBLE Perth, January 3. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 3 January 1929
KALGOORLIE'S FUTURE MOMENTOUS DEVELOP MENT WORK BETTER TIMES POSSIBLE Perth, January 3. Commenting upon the annual meeting of the North Kalgoorli* Company, hcl:l in London recently th» 'Mining World' says that upon the result of the development work, which is being car rieti out by this company depends, to a large extent, the future of the KaJ goorlie field. The article states, if ,it ?s proved that the line of reef, whieh extends through out the North Kalgo.orlio proiKity, car ries payable values, it mar open up a new era of prosperity for tlic golilaclr!.
HARDENED OFFENDER GIVEN A REMINDER [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 3 January 1929
HARDENED OFFENDER GIVEN A EEMXNDEB James Kennedy, who appeared before Messrs. Eymer and Lester in the Po lice Court, this morning, charged with using obscene language in Cathedral avenue on January 2, said he was too drunk to remember what he said. Sergeant Normoyle said accused was a hardened offender, who had been, con victed on numerous occasions for simi lar offences. Kennedy was sentenced to one month's imprisonment. 'I can stand it like a bullock,' he remarked as he left the dock.
THE AFGHAN UPHEAVAL REFUGEE'S THRILLING STORY KABUL'S NARROW ESCAPE Calcutta, January 2. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 3 January 1929
THE AFGHAN UPHEAVAL REFUGEE'S THRILLING STORY KABUL'S NARROW ESCAPE ? » Calcutta, January 2. Mrs. Isaacson, an. American., who was rescued by aeroplane from Kabul, in th«' lirst connected account of the rebellion, told the Lahore correspondent of th-- ' ' Pioneer, : ' that Backa Hakao, a notp»' ious brigand, could have sacked Kabui and taken the throne with Ms 12,000 followers, had he but realised the capi tal's state of confusion. For four whole days the British Lega tion was utterly isolated, and the fate .of the residents was unknown until two Germans crawled uwder the walls from the French section, and found the bri gand chief had taken special steps to ensure the safety of the British lega tion. After Jelalabad's falL. the rebels had retired to the mountains and the Af ghan Commandant was banqucttiag at the palace in celebration of the vic tory, when the rebels returned whila the feasting was at its height. Kc burtt into the palace and attacked' the revellers. He burned the imp...
HEAVY RAINS MURCHISON DISTRICTS BENEFIT [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 3 January 1929
HEAVY RAINS MURCHISON DISTRICTS BENEFIT The Murehison and Northern Mid lands district recorded some heavy falls of rain during the first three days of the week, the following being the re gistrations on Tuesday morning: — Peak Hill, 3; Meekatharra, 26; Cue, 37; Yalgoo, 52; M,t. Magnet, 47; Nor thampton, 9; Mullewa, 156; Mingencv.', C4; Three Springs, 39. The Weather Bureau notifies the fol lowing rainfall for the 48 hours, ended at 9 a.m. to-day: — Peak Hill, 22; Meekatharra, 8; Cue. 146; Yalgoo, 7; Mt. Magnet, 29; Nor thampton, 3; Sandstone, 26 and 73 on . January 1. L
SWIMMING SUCCESSFUL CARNIVAL [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 3 January 1929
SWIMMING SUCCESSFUL CARNIVAL ^B 'Join the throng and spend a happy ^Bav on the beach' was the slogan Huloptcd by the Geraldton Swimming ^Hcfab for their carnival on New Year s Kar, and judging by the large crowd o/» Vthc pier, and along the beaeh, the as ? pirations of the club, due mainly to ? an energetic committee under the cf ? ficicnt secretaryship' of Mr. Ted Chf I ton, were fully* realised. I . The programme provided for adultd, F boys and girls, and included racing, fan cy and plain diving, and numerous novelty events. The handicapper, Mr. A. Oroessler, achieved marked success, the races being keenly contested, an-t exciting, while the pillow-fighting over the water, sliding down the greasy po'.o, the 'balloon race, and the treasure hunt on the beach, were entered into with enthusiasm and provided much amuse ment. A feature of the carnival was the prompt manner in which the varion? events were despatched. There was no long delay after any race, and every thing went with a. s...
MAN'S GOLDEN HEART. VICE IS NOT INHERITED. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 3 January 1929
MAN'S GOLDEN HEART. VICE IS NOT INHERITED. Sir Berkeley Moynihau, president of the Royal College of Surgeons, msiJe a striking declaration of his belief ?n the essential .goodness of human nature. Opening a bazaar in connection with Beeston, Leeds, Parish Church he said: 'It is not often that I differ from the prime Minister, but in one of his re cent speeches I did find cause to quarrel with him. He spoke of the tiger in stincts and the tiger impulses which are a part of our nature. 'I do not believe that at all. (I do not believe that vice is in the smallest degree an inherited quality. 'I believe that children are born the purest things that the world knows, and that whatever vice croeps into the life of a child is something that creeps in from outside. I believe that there is far more of the saint than of the tiger in mankind. 'I meet people, as every surgeon jo.s, in the great crises of their lives, 'lie greatest te'sting time of their char acters, and I am sure that when peopl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 3 January 1929
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AUTOMATIC MURDER MAN'S BLANK MIND [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 3 January 1929
AUTOMATIC MURDER MAN'S iBLANK M33SD Two mental specialists giving evi dence at the trial at Lancaster of Harry Baguley, aged 49, who wks charged with the murder of his wife, said that in a condition of post-epileptic automatism it was possible for a man to commit such an action without knowing any thing about it. Bagguley, who had suffered from epilepsy, was found guilty but insane, and was ordered to be detained in a criminal lunatic asylum during tho King'-s pleasure. It was stated that Bagguley andj his wife had been living apart. Bagguley, who was a chauffeur at Accrington, vis ited his wife and shot her after sho threatened to send for the police. Dr. Arthur Lowndcs,, vf London, sail that he saw Bagguley on the night of the murder and he seemed quite normal. Epilepsy produced' a condition ot auto matism and loss of memory, Mr. Justice Humphreys: How long does it last?— A few seconds. ? Have you ever known it last for ' tourr-? — I have pevcr met a case. A constable said that Ba...
NEW YEAR BALL A YACHT CLUB SUCCESS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 3 January 1929
NEW YEAR BALL A YACHT CLUB SUCCESS Yet another success was achieved on New Year's Eve at the Town Hall, by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Gcraldtoa Yacht Club, with their New Year Ball. The hall/ with its decorations, was n work of art, and rcflccte'd great credit on the artistic ability of the deeora tors. From the -chandeliers were sus pended . .numerous, blue and ; white, streamers, these colours being rcprese!! tativi; of. the .yacht club, whiLst .thccl eicTriic-4igh^r\v^w**j!oH^ , manner. Hanging from the ceiling were bunches of pretty-coloured -balloons. ._; j The attendance surpassed cxpectu-j tions, the floor being crowded with j merry dancers, whilst the ^gallery Was j also Veil- patronised.' The orchestra^ j comnri-insr Miss W. Kilgrcn, pianistc; j Miss L. Stone, violinj and Messrs. Fa- j thprs, Dunne and Woodward, tioinbone j cornet and drums respectively ,left not'i ing, to be desired, and the insistent de mands for encores were sufficient tri bute to their .efforts. During...
CIVIL AVIATION AFFAIRS HIGH OFFICIAL SUSPENDED. Melbourne Dec. 31. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 3 January 1929
CIVIL AVIATION AFFAIRS HIGH OFFICIAL SUSPENDED. ?NMhaurne Dec. 31. The Secretary of the Defence Depart mcat '(Mr. M. L. Shepherd, D.S.O.) who holds one of the most responsible posit ions in the Commonwealth public ser vice, was suspended f rom duty on Sat __j ' w +1,2 Minister for Defence (Major-Uencral Sit William Glasgow.) The suspension of ilr. Shepherd, wUo is on a salary of £2,000 a year, was known to only a few people during the week end, and to-day some of the nign cst executive officers in the » were still unaware of the Minister's action. Those who heard it expressed the utmost astonishment. Interviewed to-day, Mr. bhephcrd said: 'It is a faei. I have been sus pended in relation to matters connected with civil aviation. In accordance with the Commonwealth Public Service Act, my suspension will be referred to the Publie Service Board and I will asfe. for the) fullest and most complete pub lie inquiry.'
BOWLING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 3 January 1929
BOWLING NOTES. - * V (By 'Backhand') Saturday's play in the points com petition made a great difference in th-J individual chances of the various bow! ers. Elliott, who was leading, 'was de feated, and therefore gave some of the other.- a good chance of winning. He' Ls still in front, having won seven on' of eigbt. Luttrcll is second with six out of eight games. Scores: — Joseph, J. Currie, Allan and Wheat beat Stubbs, Smith, White and Leedcr, 19-18. Luttrcll, Brede and Gelding beat Hancock, Bennetts and Ucbenow, 40-13. Murdoch, Morrisby, Munsie and Mer dowcroft beat Thomas, Currie, Elliott and Trigg, 24-12. , ' '- Chapman, Worthingtpn, Dix and MilLi beat Battye, Zurch'er, Gershcn and Fra per, 29-16.* Wheat beat Leeder after a very ex citing game. Leeder obtained a gooJ lead at the start, being 14 to four on the eighth head, but could not keep in 'front! Gelding easily accounted for Liebenow, never giving him a chance, winning all the way by a large score. Mca-l.o\vcroft beat Trigg ...
NO EXPLANATION FORTHCOMING Adelaide, January 1. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 3 January 1929
NO EXPLANATION FORTHCOMING Adelaide, January L One circumstance in connection with the explosion which will probably hs never explained with any degree of certainty was the cause of- the explos ion. Whether it was caused by foul air similar to sewer gas or by fumes from a nearby petrol bowser, wjiich gradually accumulated during the hot weather, must remain a a' matter of conjecture. A further matter for conjecture is what caused the gas to escape. _ It was stated that when Farley ite scended the well he was not smoking, nor did he carry a light of any «nd there being sufficient light for the pur pose from above..
THREE SPRINGS PROGRESS TELEPHONE FACILITIES [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 3 January 1929
THREE SPRINGS PROGRESS TELEPHONE FACniTIES On December 20 a deputation from -the Three Springs Progress Associa tion waiting on Mr. Milbank, Chief Inspector for Post and xelegraphs, and discussed with him the possibility of getting a line to East Three Springs, in order to give telephone facilities to a number of settlers in that portion of the district. The deputation consisted of Messrs. E. Hunt (Secretary),. R. Barnhart, J. K. Hebiton, W. G. Jordan, IL Frank lin, M. Buck, C.L. Evans, K. B. John ston, and J. A. Barry. Another question discussed was whether the post office should close on Thursday for the half holiday, or on Saturday, as at present. The deputa tion favoured continuing with the Saturday closing. The matter -5f. the provision of a new post office for the ?district was stated to be a question of revenue. A favourable reply has been receiv ed from the Department in connection with the proposed new telephone line.