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RIFLE SHOOTING Activities on Local Range HANDICAP AGGREGATE [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 8 January 1948
RIFLE SHOOTING Activities on Local Range HANDICAP AGGREGATE On Saturday last thirteen members of the Geraldton Rifle Club participated in a shoot over the 500 yards range, the scores being counted for a further stage of the handicap aggregate com netition and also for a club spoor* Con ditions were fairly favorable right throughout the afternoon, with, the result that scoring generally was good. Four competitors tied with two points less than the 'possible,' and in a shoot off V. Stokes and C. Stokes again left the mound on even terms. However, the former then retired and the spoon was therefore won by C. Stokes. Scores : — 500 H. 500 H. Tl. C. Stokes ? 25 S 31 8 68 L. Vecchia .... 33 1 33 1 68 I. McKillop .... 28 5 30 5 68 V. Stokes ? 30 5 2S 5 6S M. Pass ..... 31 3 30 3 67 N. Dines ? 30 2 32 2 66 N. Mellows ... 32 1 32 1 66 R. Burton ? 29 1 33 1 64 H. McCarthey ..'30 2 30 2 64 F. Thomas .... 28 3 29 3 63 N. Glass ? 28 2 30 2 62 D. Thomas .... 20 5 26 5 62 S. Gratte ? 29 1 23 1 54<...
Quarry Street Death Evidence at Inquest CORONER'S FINDING [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 8 January 1948
Quarry Street Death Evidence at Inquest CORONER'S FINDING An inquest into the death of Arthur i Sydney Smythe (42), who was found ! dead beneath a clump of bushes about a hundred yards from his home in j Quarry Street on December 11th last, i was conducted by the district coroner j (Mr. T. Ansel U iu the Geraldton Court- j n-iuse 1111s morning. I'ouce-sergeaut r . ! W. Keilly assisted the coroner. I Dr. J. McAleer, of Geraldton, stated that on December 11th be performed a liust-moi'teni examination on the body of the deceased. He found a gaping wound in the throat which severed all of the tissues down to the vertebral ! !-ohinin. There was -also a number of i small incisions on both wrists. He ] found death to be due to haemorrhage and shock following the laceration. The wounds could have been inflicted by a man with a sharp instrument similar to the razor blade produced. Clarence Allan Wrensted, railway porter, who resides in Snowden Street, ? said that ou December 11th, he accom p...
Monthly Market at Narngulu GOOD LINE OF WETHERS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 8 January 1948
Monthly Market at Narngulu GOOD LINE OF WETHERS Messrs. Goldsbrough, Mort & Com^ pany Limited report having conducted the firm's monthly market at Narngulu on Wednesday last with a yarding of 3,599 sheep, of which 3,2tK) were sold under the hammer, buyers being pre sent from Moora, Three Springs, Yan danooka, Dongara, Perenjori, Morawa, Mullewa and around Geraklton. The yarding comprised some outstanding lines of wethers, some being heavy weight early shorn wethers in prime condition, which realised 45/-. Approxi mately 1,000 weaners were offered, the top price for these being 30/-. The ewes included iu the yarding were mainly full-mouth with a large propor tion of faulty and broken, but one line of Merino ewes with a big percentage of crossbred lambs at foot realised 40/6. Bidding throughout the sale was t very keen, and an excellent sale there fore resulted at present ruling high rates. Quotations : — Fat wethers, heavy weight, early shorn, 41/- to 45/-: store wethers, ear...
CHAPTER XIX [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 8 January 1948
CHAPTER XIX When Peter Simpson — in his role o£ beggar — had left his friend Jimmy Newland, after entrusting to him the task of recovering from their hiding place the papers he had procured from 'The Matcher's*' headquarters, lie ht*o*if-liari Tn«if*o fra^Ar l'arf nf Hit? fowl.* was done, and he could now devote him self to completing his investigations into the great organisation of smug glers which was causing the authorities in England so much concern. Peter believed that 'The Matcher' himself was the real head of the most important gang of smugglers — that his was the brain that directed the land ing of contraband cargoes at isolated spots on the English coast. So far, Peter had nothing tangible on which to base his beliefs, but he resolved now to collect such material as would enable the gang to be smashed for good and all. The very location of 'The Matcher's' chateau gave credence to the theory simmering in the Secret Service man's brain, and Peter smiled as he recalled how he...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 8 January 1948
MISCELLANEOUS ? AUTOMATIC Heat Controlled Iron! The New His Master's Voice A.C. D.C. Automatically Controlled lrou is now obtainable from Young Motors Limited, Geraldton. BUSINESS MEN! 'Malvern Star' Low Gravity, Slick Delivery, will speed your delivery service; easily handled by juniors: ample storage ?apacity : easy terms. — Bruce Small Pty. Ltd., 143 Marine Terrace, Gerald ton. QREPE PAPER ! New Stocks of Eng lish Crepe Paper in over forty colors. Now obtainable at lOd. per packet from Geraldton Newspapers Limited, Geraldton. QYCLE Insurance at 2?o Extra Cost! Every 'Malvern Star' insured against theft or accidental damage. — Bruce Small Pty. Ltd.. 143 Marine Ter race. Geraldton. QHEVROLET Engines. Short Motors j and Cylinder Blocks, new and i reconditioned. Call and inspect these I at the Parts Department of Young j Motors Limited, Geraldton. | ? j ('JAR TYRES! All sizes 15. 10, 17, j 38, 19, 20, 21, and 23-incli Tyres j and Tubes in stock at Geraldton Tyre j Service, Cathedral ...
AMUSEMENTS Radio Theatre Talkies VARIETY OF PROGRAMMES [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 8 January 1948
AMUSEMENTS Radio Theatre Talkies VARIETY OF PROGRAMMES ''The Adventures of Mark Twain.'' -starring Frederic March. Alexis Smith, Donald Crisp and Alan Hale, is the principal attraction in the programme to be screened to-night. The picture reveals the saga of the beloved humor ist — from bis birth iu humble circum st.iiKi's and through his bovhood and adult life. Several interesting short subjects are also included in the bill. ?The attractions for Friday aud Satur day nights are as follows: — (1) — Australian Review. -2) — 'Crack-l'p' (Pat O'Brien, Claire Trevor and Herbert Marshall). -3) — Brevity. (4)— 'The Stork Club' (Betty Hutton, Harry Fitzgerald. Don DeFore and Robert Benchley). 'Crack-Up' * Dirty work on a train motivates the action in the mystery -thriller, 'Crack- Up.' starring Pat O'Brien, Claire Trevor and Herbert Marshall. It will be screened on Friday and Saturday. Victim .if the dirty work is O'Brien in the role of a tough, down-to-earth art expert at a New York museu...
African Natives Britain's Welfare Plans FOOD GROWING SCHEME [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 8 January 1948
African Natives ? ♦ Britain's Welfare Plans FOOD GROWING SCHEME Thirty-two thousand in East Africa, inainly workers who will be employed on Britain's £23,000,000 scheme for the cultivation of groundnuts in Africa, are to be given new opportunities for edu cation and increased social well-being. The Ministry of Education in the United Kingdom is arranging a 'school- ing' plan for them which will develop side by side with other aspects of this gigantic food growing scheme which is being undertaken over an area of more than 3,000,000 acres in a section of Tanganyika hitherto almost totally uninhabited. The main purpose of the education plan is not only to raise the general standard, of living, but also to fit native employees to take an increas ingly large part in the future adminis tration. The programme and budget commis sion of U.N.E.S.CO. are recommending to the general conference of the organ isation that U.N.E.S.CO, co-operate with the British in this project. Their contribution ...
Metropolitan Racing Meeting at Belmont Park SATURDAY'S PROGRAMME [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 8 January 1948
Metropolitan Racing Meeting at Belmont Park SATURDAY'S PROGRAMME The following are the acceptances J for the race meeting to be conducted by the Western Australian Turf Club at Balmout 1-ark on Saturday next: — GOODIA MAIDEN (For five-year-olds and under) Six furlongs Oranic ---90 Myainbo ? S 8 Babanooka - 8 13 Rosebury - - S 8 G. Quality - 8 13 Charmant - - S 6 Drawbridge - 8 12 Anne's Idea - 8 6 Fly. Panto -8 12 Ross Road - - 8 4 Gold; Hussy 8 12 Orph. Prince S 3 Wilmare ? S 12 Sea Dust - - 8 3 Sky Lady - - S 10 Balgore ? 7 11 Lyric Maid - 8 8 Beau Lass - 7 TO Minnivale - - 8 8 Repeat - - - 7 10 BROMUS PURSE (First Division) Seven-and-a-half furlongs Distinction - 9 0 Actinium - - S 1 Val. Prince - 8 13 Threat ? 7 13 Alfred ? 8 6 King Mac - - 7 12 Adelma - - - 8 6 D. Diamond 7 12 Great Beau - 8 5 Appian - - - - 7 12 Silver Rice - 8 5 Oredamis - - 7 11 Burlete ? 8 4 R. Flamingo 7 11 Melody Girl - 8 1 N. Selection - 7 11 Hoskadin - - 8 1 Clonlea ? 7 10 Isobar ? 8 1 BROMUS PURSE (Sec...
Early Day Cricket Some Unchronicled Records SINGLE WICKET MATCH [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 8 January 1948
Early Day Cricket Some Unchronicled Records SINGLE WICKET MATCH There is much about Australian Cricket you won't find in Wisden's or Mr; Neville Cardus' commentaries. Neither of these authorities has, for instance, mentioned the highest score ever recorded in au Australian match (writes W. I*. Thorn tou in the 'Sydney Morning Herald.') This score was 1238 runs for nine wickets in a match between the Ulster and Macquarie clubs, played at Moore Park, Sydney, during the 1874-75 season. L'Jster club won the toss and went in to bat, !nit an the game was played only on Saturday afternoons, the team was still batting a month later! Towards the end of the fourth Sat urday, when the score had reached 123S runs for the loss of nine wickets, the captaiu of the Macquarie team asked the Ulster captain to close his innings. As he refused, the Macquarie team decided to walk off the field and so the game was abandoned. The scoring rate in a one-day match between teams from the Commercial and Joint ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 8 January 1948
Births, Marriages and Deaths BIRTH FOSTER (nee Nell Heelan)— On Janu- ary 2nd, 1948, at the Mullewa Hos- pital, to Nell and Tom — a daughter (Judith Mary). Both well. DEATH PARSONS, Henry William Phillip (Phill)— On January 5th, 1948, ever loving husband of Irena Holly, fond father of George, Doreen and Phyl- lis, father-in-law of Harry and Flo and grandfather of Phillip, Harold, Judith and Robert Taylor: aged 50 years.
Palestine Outrages TWO BOMB EXPLOSIONS Armoured Car's Mad Career NEW SECURITY MOVES Jerusalem, January 8. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 8 January 1948
Palestine Outrages TWO BOMB EXPLOSIONS Armoured Car's Mad Career NEW SECURITY MOVES &nbsp; Jerusalem, January 8. Eighteen people were killed in two bomb explosions, in Jerusalem yester- day. Jews in a crudely made armoured &nbsp; car threw a bomb into the Jaffa Gate &nbsp; and killed 15 Arabs and two Jews. &nbsp; Forty-one Arabs and three British policemen were wounded. The car then raced through the Arab &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; quarter and the crew &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; threw another bomb. This killed &nbsp; an Arab policeman and wounded a British constable. The attackers were disguised as Palestine police. They wore regulation blue caps with Piastre (local coin) wired on as insignia. The armoured car machine-gunned the crowds before each explosion. After throwing the second bomb the crew abandoned the car and ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 8 January 1948
Advertising Rates Five Ordinary words to Line Miscellaneous — All adver- tisements under this heading are charged at 7d. per line with mini- mum of 2/-. Wedding Reports and Lists of presents, 3/- per in. Funeral Reports and Lists of Wreaths, 3/- per in. Advertising Rates Five Ordinary words to Line Birth Notices — Minimum (5 lines), 3/6. Deaths, Marriages, Fun- eral and Memoriam Notices — Minimum (5 lines), 3/6. Leader Page or other Paragraphs under read- ing matter, 7d. per line.
Sheep and Lambs LATE RATES MAINTAINED [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 8 January 1948
Sheep and Lambs LATE RATES MAINTAINED Competition for the smaller number of sheep offered at Wednesday's fat stock sales at Midland Junction was not as keen as had been anticipated and prices remained unaltered. Lambs and cattle were also in lighter supply. Bidding was good and values were firm at late quotations. The offering of 5,702 sheep showed a decrease of about 2,400 on last week's figure but there was a slight improve- ment in quality. Graziers were again &nbsp; competing throughout the sale for all right-aged ewes and wethers and lambs suitable for grazing purposes and lifted approximately 1,500. Quotations : — Wethers: Best heavyweight, 41/- to 44/- (odd pens, higher) ; good medium weight, 38/- to 40/-; good lightweight, 35/- to 38/-; medium, 33/- to 34/-; plain and light, lower. Ewes: Best heavyweight, 27/- to 30/- (odd pens, higher) ; good mediumweight, 24/- to 26/-; good lightweight, 20/- to 23/-; medium, 13/- to 16/-; plain and light, lower. A total of 6,157 la...
South-West Fires CLOSE GALL AT SAWMILL Fighters Have a Busy Time SEQUEL TO GOOD SEASON Perth, This Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 8 January 1948
South-West Fires _____________ &nbsp; CLOSE CALL AT SAWMILL Fighters Have a Busy Time SEQUEL TO GOOD SEASON Perth, This Afternoon. Fire gutted a loco shed and nearby workshop at the State Saw mills ar Holyoake yesterday afternoon. Employees fought to save the mill. This was one of several fires which have caused nearly £2,000 worth of damage in the South-West this week. Fire-fighters have been busy since Sat- urday quelling fires at homesteads and in paddocks at Pinjarra. A "pheno- menal" season has produced a heavy growth of grass and this has increased the fire hazard. Forestry men are fol- lowing all trains and have saved many outbreaks. The worst feature is that farmers are in danger of losing their summer feed and may be forced to sell or hand-feed their stock. Quick action by employees of the Holyoake Mill and the Forestry Fire Control Unit was responsible for sav- ing the mill, which is about 100 yards from the shed. They also saved an oil dump near the shed. Heavy la...
Radiant Heating Home Warming Units AMERICAN INNOVATION [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 8 January 1948
Radiant Heating —♦ — Home Warming Units AMERICAN INNOVATION There are 20,000 houses, completed or building in America to-day, without radiators or any sign of heating system. Yet their occupants will be comfortably warm this winter, will experience none of the "dried-out" feeling common to radiator-heated homes, will be free from draughts and less troubled by dust. The secret is radiant heating — "most exciting development in heating for generations," accorduig to Law- rence Galton in "The Reader's Digest" for December. Galton's article is con- densed from "Steelways." Iu radiant heating, hot water or air — at somewhat lower temperatures than &nbsp; in conventional systems — circulates through buried pipe coils, turning walls or ceilings into large heating panels. The panels do not primarily heat the air in a room. Instead, they broadcast heat waves, which heat any object they encounter — your body, for instance. Through normal metabolism, Galton says, your body generates 40...
The Film Industry Expansion in Australia BRITISH FIRM'S PLANS Sydney, January 10. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 10 January 1948
The Film Industry ? ^ ... Expansion in Australia BRITISH FIRM'S PLANS Sydney, January 10. Plans for the investment of millions of pounds of British capital in the Aus tralian film industry are coming to Sydney. They are being brought here by a senior executive of the J. Arthur Rank Film Organisation. He is Major Reginald Baker, a colleague of Eating Studios chief producer (Sir Michael Balcon). Major Baker will leave Eng land in the Stratheden at the week-end. Through Ealing Studios the Rank Organisation plans to spend more than £312,500 in Australia this year. This money will be used in extending Page wood Studios in the Maroubra district and possibly in building new studios. The north, shore line lias been surveyed as a location for these. A production schedule of four pictures per year, cost ing a total of £937,500 per year bas been mentioned.
Butter For Britain GOVERNMENT'S SCHEME "Interesting But Nebulous" QUERIES FOR MINISTER Bunbury, This Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 10 January 1948
Butter For Britain GOVERNMENT'S SCHEME 'Interesting But Nebulous' QUERIES FOR MINISTER | Bunbury, This Afternoon. The statement by the Minister for Agri«-ulttire (Mr. Pollard) on plans to j dotihlf rlie butter exports to Britain j was 'very interesting bur somewhat: J nebulous.'' ii» said the chairman of directors ol' the South-West Dairy Far mers Ltd. (Air. H. 11. Ituse) to-day. 'No details had been advanced,' he Said, 'a.s to how the scheme was to be put into operation. It was obvious that exports to Britain of dairy products j could not be increased without increas ing our output all round. There were, definite obstacles in the way of increas ing our outnut and no nmnnsak had been put forward yet as to how those j difficulties could be overcome. One of the biggest problems which farmers faced was the shortage of fencing wire to subdivide their paddocks. ''Scarcity of materials generally was impeding any drive to increase produc tion. Did the Federal Government pro pose to give da...