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EASTERN JOURNALISTS' TOUR GRATIFYING RESULTS COLUMNS OF PUBLICITY [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
EASTERN JOURNALISTS' TOUR GRATIFYING ^RESULTS COLUMNS OF PUBLICITY The State'PublicityjOEficer (Mr. F. 11. Mereer) said on Tuesday .that he had received from members of the : inter state journalists' party, who toured the State during October last at the invita tion of tho Government and the Perth NYvwsnnnfir Pronrietors' Association; a' complete set jof articles published in the. papers represented by them. The amount of space used amounted: to just on 150 feet, in addition to which a, number of the articles were published in. more than one newspaper. For in stance, one Sydney journalist represent ed journals in Melbourne and Brisbane and tho Adelaide member of the party represented a chain -of papers, in each of which articles written for the Adclr aide papers appeared. . .Most of the ar ticles were illustrated with photographs officially supplied or from pictures ? tak en by members of the party, but the space used for this purpose was not reckoned in the total of 150 feet. The w...
GERALDTON RACES THE HANDICAPS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
GERALDTON RACES THE HANDICAPS The following handicaps were declar ed to-day for the Victoria District Turf Club's races, to be held on Satur day, January 26, and Monday, Janu ary 28: — January 26. HACK RACE. Five furlongs. Star Misty 9.3, Rock Lily (late Poor Softy) 8.3, Gaiety Star 8.0, Cicque 8.O, Vnrnwadee 8.0. Tvford 8.0, Koonlike 8.0, Miss Viv 7.12, Windy Day 7.12, Confusion 7.7. BOOGARDIE HANDICAP Six furlongs. Cap 11.0, Regalion 10.7, Poondarra 9 5 Prince Rhubarb 8.12, Narkadar 8.9, Terrassier 8.2, Prince Bard 8.1, Casso wary 8.0, Green Hills 8.0. Greenville 710, Clan Chattau 7.10, Pretty Beryl 7.9, Wariangle 7.9, Inyalia 7.7, Spark ling Blue 7.5. WOODBINE HANDICAP One mile. Cap 11.0, Rcgalian 10.7, Poondarra 9.5 Wealth 9.1, Woodskin 9,0, Wokar ina 8.13, Prince Rhubarb 8.11, Darenth 8.5, Best Fleece 7.13, Green Hills 7.13, Harpory 7.12, Greenville 7.10, Chel banoo 7.9, Pretty Beryl 7.7, Little Pet er, 7.7, Red Mountain 7.7, t,raau *.*, Tyford 7.5. NEWMARRACARRA HANDICAP. Seve...
INTERNATIONAL CRICKET THE FOURTH TEST AUSTRALIA'S TEAM Adelaide, January 17. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
INTERNATIONAL CRICKET ?* V '??' r, * ? THE FOURTH TEST AUSTEAIOA'S TEAM Adelaide, January 17. The selectors yettcrday chose the fol lowing players, from. whom, the team to represent Australia in the fourth Test Match, commencing at Adelaide on Feb ruary 1, will be chosen: — ?? . J. Ryder (Victoria, Captain) W. M. WoodfuU (Victoria) R. K. Oxenham (Queensland) W. A. Oldfield (N.S.W.V A. F. Kippax (N.S.W.) A. Jacksotf (N.&W.) H. L. Hendry (Victoria) C. V. Grimmett (South Australia) D. J. Bradman (N.S.W.) D. D. J. Blackie (Victoria) E. L. a 'Beckett (Victoria) J. T. Andrews (NJ5.W.)
UNCLE TOM'S CABIN [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
UNCLE TOM'S CABIN Me South of old, with its charming gallantly and beautiful women, is eol ourfully transported to the screen in 'Undo Tom's Cabin,'1 screening oa Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and at 'Northampton on Saturday 26. It is almost possible to inhale the sweet scent of the magnolias and hear tho soft voices of the crooning darkies at me hour of dusk, so truth fully does the picture mirror the old South. The all rtar cast includes Margarita Fischer, Arthur Edmund Carew, John Roche. Gertrude Astor, Lucien Littlefield, Geo/g« Siegmann, Mona Ray and Vir gina, firev. * Box elans open oa Sat
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
dlillie : 'Poor Mr. Jor.cs v,as un able to meet his creditors, I hear.' t 'Oh. no ; that's quite wrong ? His difficulty was to dodge 'era.' There is no real style in furniture that ean be labelled ' ' King George V, ' ' according to one a'^^ority. When a boy of seventeen was ac cused at Miirylcbone -Eng.). of trespas sing, his' mother said he could not rca-) or write ,altliough he had been to -an elemental y school. According to the International Con gress of Chefs, an; egg is ? 'new laid' ' for ten to twelve clays; it is 'fresh' until it is -twenty-one days old; then it becomes a 'cooking egg;' after that it is merely an egg. Built to hold 150 guests, aii hotel in Antrim (Ireland), which is becoming quite a popular holiday resort, has not a single bathroom. The town itself has no public water supply. ' Before marriage woman is all bait, after it, all hook. . C*'^ ^V V^^^^^ ^e uave J118* opened a Very Pine \ /*-^^ y^k *tange of Boxed Stationery, specially tmr ^^^3r * selected to sui...
SUNDAY DRINKING LICENSEE IN TROUBLE. MINIMUM FINES IMPOSED [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
SUNDAY DRINKING — ♦? ? LICENSEE IN TROUBLE. ^MDJIMUM FINES IMPOSED Elizabeth Lillian Margaret Speed, ?who was represented by Mr. A. N. Al torfer, was fined £10 and £4 respective ly in the Police Court this morning, on two charges, first for allowing the Commonwealth Hotel to be open lor the sale of liquor during prohibited hours on Sunday, December 23, and secondly for supplying a man with drink, while lie was under the Influence of liquor. Defendant pleaded guilty to both ?'charges. jaessrs. w. e*. kj^™*^ --^ — Lester, J's.P- occupied the Bench. It was stated that about 11.30 a.m. on December 23, Sergeant Normoyle ..saw four men entor the Commonwealth ' Hotel. He followed them in and found them in the bar, drinking. Mr. Altorfer explained that it was entirely no fault of the licensee as, although the license had not been yet transferred to the present occupant, she was not residing on the premises. How ever, she was technically responsible, and he asked that the minimum penalty be ...
ASTRONOMICAL SUNRISE AND SET. JANUARY [?] [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
ASTRONOMICAL SUNRISE A2TO SET. ?JAICTJARY FIGURES Following are the hours of sunriss and sunset based on figures Mndlv supplied by the Government Astrono mer (Mr. H. B. Curlewis) for the longi tude and latitude of Geraldton for the remaining portion of January: — 17 5.3S 7.25 25 5.45 7.23 18 5.39 7.25 26 5.46 222 19 5.40 7.25 27 5.47 ?fes 20 5.41 . 7.25 2S 5.48 -J^-22 21 5.42 7.24 2!) 5.40 7J»l 22 5.43 7.24 30 5.50 7.21 23 5.44 7.24 31 5.51 7.30 24 5.44 7.23
ROADSIDE MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
ROADSIDE watt^ Narratarra and Chapman, Fridays, 9 p.m. (leaves Geraldton Saturday, 7.30 a.m.; returning Sunday, 5 p.m.). Geraldton-Wheliarra, — leaves Gerald ton, Tuesdays and Fridays. 11 ajn. Returns Wednesdays, 4.45 p.m., Satur days, 7.15 p.m. Geraldton-Narratarra. — Leaves Ger aldton, Friday, 9 a.m. Geraldton-Bluff Point. — Leaves Ger aldton, Mondays, Wednesdays, Thurs days, and Saturdays, 9 a.m.; Tuesdays and Fridays, 11 a.m. Returns, Mon days, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sat urdays, 10 a.m.; Tuesdays and Fridays IS noon.
NORTHAMPTON MARKET DALGETY & CO. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
NORTHAMPTON MARKET « DALGETY & CO. Dalgcty and Co., Limited report hair- J5 ing conducted their monihy sale at '-^-^s Northampton on Wednesday, January 3^, '-*?§£ 16th. They submitted a yarding of ^ ^Jl 3000 sheep to a large and represents- -^ tivc attendance of buyers. TJio sheef ~~ '^-%t penned consisted chiefly of ewes, with. _\j|f a few pens of good wethers and wean- \5fl ers. From the commencement bidding -'^H was keen and practically a complete ?-5S clearance was effected under the lam-^jggf mer at advanced rates good analitv ~'^^m wethers being in great demand. They ~J^ sold* 2,700 sheep as under: — '^ Wetkers, 'good quality, 2V-, 23A; '~^& wethers, average, 22/G; wethers, fi»r- *~.M ward store condition, 21/-; wcUuer hng- -''^S gets, average quality, 18/6; ewes, good ' 'SSj quality, aged, 17/3, 17/-, 16/-; ewes, -M aged, 13/9; wcaners, 12/6, 11/3. ~J|
SHEEP AND LAMBS VALUES EASIER [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
SHEEP AND LAMBS VALUES EASEBB g|| There were 6079 sheep offered alT fjS| Wednesday's. market. Values at tke^^lp opening of tne sale were 1/- tp WB\^^j easier, but the market* closed firm. Quo- **4P tions.— Best wethers, 2S/- to 30/-; «x- 2&g tra prime. 30/1 to 32/1; good, 25/- 'to S*« 27/-; medium, 21/- to 24/-; best ewes,-^ 11 2V- to 25/-; good, 20/- to 23/-; medium, ^ 18/6 to 19/-. ^J Lambs numbered 432(5 and values, is. * *^ sympathy with tlieep, were easier all ''-cj round. Quotations. — Best hmlw, 25/6 C3* to 26/6; good, 23/6 to 24/6; snedhmi, *xj| 20/- to 23/-; light, 17/- to IS/-. .^£1 There were 661 pigs, and .all classes ^M were easier except slips and Sfcwas,/.'^ which remained firm. . ~^ll There were only 78 cattle on offie^ ^S| and prices were about equal -to ^ues- 'J%| day*s rates. '— * '' -s|
STOCK MARKETS MIDLAND JUNCTION SALE FAT CATTLE QUALITY VERY DISAPPOINTING. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
STOCK MARKETS MIDLAND JUNCTION SALE FAT CATTLE .- QUALITY VERT DISAPPOINTI»GL ^ At Midland Junction on Tuesday * ^ agents yarded 564 cattle Of thesfr jig about 100 mixed cattle in forward f%z store to killable condition came -?tootn.''1 -^ the eastern goldficlds, the balance be- -v~ ing principally from the Midland jline, eastern districts and Souto-Wesfce_ra ? areas. The quality throughout was w most disappointing, there being only ^ a small proportion of good bullocks and ¥ * cows avaiiaoic, tne duik or supplies «e- -_-j ing medium conditioned sorts, and «. \-=Si good number of small cattle in low ^'% condition, altogether unsuitable fin: a -J|! fat stock market. Metropolitan, goM-^ ^3 fields and country buyers -were opera.- ~i ~a ting, and values for thu few better ^ quality cattle were almost equal to ^ last week's high rates, 'other sorts be- - J ing slightly easier. Quotations: — J*§ Good handy weight bollocks, £23 -*» 3 £21; odd beasts to £26/7/6. Nottini _--, heavy yarded. T...
ELDER, SMITH & CO. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
ELDER, SMITH & CO. Elder, Smith and Co., Limited report Mj having conducted their usual raonlfclj-^r'? market at Northampton on Wednesday M| vrhen they offered a good quality yaid-.^s Ing of sheep to an excellent attendance ^ of local graziers. Competition tbxuag^-^ip out was very brisk, and values showed '?'-.£§ a rise on last month 's rates. Only one . . ;« pen of shedp was passed in. Quota- ???5?j tions: — ?'??-i.v^ Good quality, big - framed wether^ : Ci in forward condition. 23/-; store ?wett- -^;- ers, 21A and 21/6; 11 year old weti- t3 ers, good quality, 22/-; ewes, 2, 3 and -:? 4. years, dry and in fair condition 21/- ^ to 21/1); mixed aged ewes, mated, IS/- J to 20/0; ewe weaners, 15/-. '-'-?% They yarded 2437 sheep. 13 pigs aad^'v^ 2 cattle and sold 2147 sheen, 13 pfcs T *: and 2 cattle. g
INTERESTING ITEMS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
INTERESTING ITEMS, * ? A gold wire purse containing money and jewellery, which was lost on Mt. Pilatus in the summer of 1913, was found agaia by its owner recently. In the air Franc leads with 2,520 military aeroplanes, then comes Am erica with 537. and Britain with only 378 military macnines. In the Polar regions conversations can be carried on with ease aV a mile to a mile and a quarter. This is be cause the air is cold, dear, and ex traordinari'y still. No insect pests have yet attacked English-grown tolacco plants. v For every hundred baby girls who die in their first year, 120 boys are lost. Although flowers are being improved in size and colour, it is at the co3t of their perfumes. 'Though wooden legs do not run in families, wooden heads do,' says a well-known doctor. Middle-aged people should be cau tious about sea-bathing, making a special point of entering the water gently. 'It is the educated man and wo man who find the most joy in life.' says the headmaster of Manchester ...