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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 2 March 1948
Births, Marriages and Deaths BIRTH EVANS (nee Barker) — On March 1st, 1948, at St. John of God Hospital, Geraldton, to Prim and Len — a daughter. Both well. DEATH AGNEW (Edith Mary)— On February 29th, 1948, at Rosella Hospital, Ger- aldton, dearly beloved wife of the late Arthur Agnew, of Nanson, dar- ling mother of Evelyn (Mrs. Reilly, Nanson), mother-in-law of Ted, and loved grandmother of Graeme, Mal- colm, Richard and Gavin Reilly ; aged 66 years. Rest in Peace
District Cricket Upper Chapman Association MATCH AT NABAWA [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 4 March 1948
District Cricket Upper Chapman Association MATCH AT NABAWA The fixtures of the Upper Chapman Cricket Association were resumed on Sunday last when Yuna Xo. 2 journeyed to Nabawa to engage the local team. ! Despite the fact that the visitors had several prominent players absent, they succeded in narrowly defeating the home side by 31 runs. Ii.AVarr top-scored nun uu i cuis anu ms imiy iiiciutieu three sixes and seven fours. K. A. Crid dle bowied well to secure six wickets for 24 runs. Kel Griddle batted soundly for 38 runs and Yuna No. 2 received best service with the ball from A. Brooks who took four wickets at a cost of 23 runs. Details of tlm scores are as follows; — NABAWA L. Cooper, c R. Stokes, b Lauigan 7 X. Kupsch, c Brooks, b Lanigau . . 8 K. A. Criddle, l.b.w., b Brooks .. 23 Kel Criddle, c It. Stokes, b Buch anan ? 38 A. Hayward, b Brooks ? 0 F. Jupp, c R. Warr, b Brooks . . 0 J. Cooper, not out ? 10 C. Criddle. I) Buchanan ? 2 S. Heinsen, b Brooks ? 13 T. Cooper, c and b I...
YACHTING Last Sunday's Racing TRIBUTE TO HANDICAPPER (Contributed) [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 4 March 1948
YACHTING ? « ? Last Sunday's Racing TRIBUTE TO HANDICAPPER (Contributed) Yachting enthusiasts were provided with an exciting race when the weekly fixtures of the Geraldton Yacht Club were continued ou Sunday last. This was the fifth race of the season aiid there was considerable speculation as to the possible outcome of the event in view of the fact that on this occasion ! only two minutes separated the limit ! and scratclf boats, as against nine .minutes on the previous Sunday. The result of the race and the competitive sailing witnessed during the afternoon t was pleasing to spectators and served to justify the action of the handicap per, who, unfortunately, is the target for much thoughtless criticism. The closer grouping of the boats, in addi tion to making the race more interest ing, had the effect of requiring better racing from the limit and intermediate craft. A misfortune in the last lap after she had given a splendid performance resulted in Naiad retiring with the chain-pl...
A Colorful Career Sea Captain's Adventures NOTABLE WAR SERVICE [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 4 March 1948
A Colorful Career ? -» — . — Sea Captain's Adventures NOTABLE WAR SERVICE Captain James Thompson Hair, the forly-one-year-old skipper of the s.s. Indian Trader, which is at present loading a cargo of wheat at Geraldton for India, has had a colorful seafaring career and has won many coveted ;lecorati- us during his war-time ser vice with the Royal Navy. A native of South Shields (England*). he won the C.B.E. for seamanship and courage displayed when in command of the 'Empire Selwyu,' which was bound for Russia in a convoy that was shadowed, bombed, dive-bombed und assailed by torpedo planes for six days and nights, during which time be never left the bridge. In addition, a fleet of U4»oats continually horered around the convoy. The German raid ers made 228 attacks, using 2000 planes, and were responsible for sink ing the commodore's ship, which necessitated him taking over command. .viter mat, ror six -iays ana ntguts, ne never left the bridge. Enemy attacks 'were almost continuous, ...
Exciting Police Chase Shots Fired at Fugitive RESULTS UNKNOWN Melbourne, March 4. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 4 March 1948
Exciting Police Chase ? ♦ ? Shots Fired at Fugitive RESULTS UNKNOWN Melbourne, March 4. Six shots were tired from a police patrol car last night in an exciting stolen car chase through the city and suburbs. Early last night a badly damaged car was seen in a lane. A late model sedan car drew up and a quantity of goods was transferred to it. Both ears iiieu unjve iui. Police discovered that the second oar had been stolen. They later saw it in the city, but had to turn to inter cept it. A chase followed through sev eral city streets, over the Spencer Street Bridge to South Melbourne. Shots were fired. The stolen car stopped and a man jumped out: Police fired two more shots as be scaled the fence of a nearby timber yard, but it is not known if they hit him.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 4 March 1948
Fre-tested cord ensures safety of GOODYEAR TYRES You may not know it. but tyre cord can he as variable as the weather. Heat, cold, dampness and dryness can all affect the strength of a tyre curd. To protect your investment in tyres — and perhaps your life — Goodyear has the intricate machine shown above. This machines tests cords in temperatures ranging from 20°F. below to 400° F. above zero. It stretches and strains cord that's soaking wet, and the same cord bone dry. Unless the cord can withstand the Goodyear breaking test under all these conditions, il isn't good enough for you, or for Goodyear. Perhaps that helps to explain why Goodyear tyres hold their place as the world's first choice for the 33rd consecutive year. * ? .' Snapshots ! DEVELOPING AND PRINTING (SAME DAY SERVICE) i ; _ L ALSO ? COPYING AND .. ENLARGING .. j 5 ? AT ? ! MarineTerracePharmacy GERALDTON . (BETWEEN LOCKES LIMITED AND THE BIGj §TORE) I .-..??? -1 nUv ? ; Commercial Union ! Assurance Company Limited i FI...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 4 March 1948
? « 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 I ...Manchester and Floor Coverings... j I P f \ NOW OBTAINABLE AT 1WILL0CKS ^ Tel. 116 ? GERALDTON ? Tel. 116 Special Purchase Unbleached Cotton 72-inch Heavyweight Quality, strong and j durable and really excellent for . I; I ♦SHEETS 4/- \ ♦MATTRESS COVERS per yard I ♦PILLOWSLIPS — - I | ♦ LAUNDRY BAGS CouP°n Free i This is a quality line at the lowest possible price and coupon free. j! WHITE BEDSPREADS 35/- I Finely Woven Spreads (72 x 90), with / raised honeycomb design, all reasonably c priced. , Coupon Free WHITE DAMASK J 7 fa j; Embossed 56-inch Satin Finish Damask / ?I that is beautifully patterned — Ideal for perjrard Table Cloth or Serviette. Coupon Free MOSQUITO NET J./1 A ; Make Yourself Mosquito Proof by keeping *'/ * ^J away that unwelcome ...
ABROLHOS TOURISTS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 4 March 1948
ABROLHOS TOURISTS The following passengers travelled to the Abrolhos Islands by the work-boat 'Suda Bay' yesterday : — Messrs. Coop er. H. I»iggius, McDonald, P. McDon ald, J. O'Connor, .7. Ackland. N. D. Edwards, A. H. Boothey, J. K. Flynn, V. V. Exely, J. A. Fehey, C. E. Syred, A. L. Trawbridge, G. Keeley, Misses Urquhart, Cooper, Cooper, Needham and Stewart. ' j
RECENT AIR TRAVELLERS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 4 March 1948
RECENT AIR TRAVELLERS Perth to Goraldton (Tuesday) — Messrs. R. Kirby. I-. Haiubletou and Y. Bleus. Perth to Gerald ton (Wednesday) — Messrs. K. L. Ellies, N. I-. Edwards, A. H. Boothey, J. A. Fa hey. Jt R. Flynn, J. It. A. Cooper, A. L. irowuridge, M. G. Keely, C. Syned, V. T. Exloy, Mes dames E. Payne. J- R. Flynn, G. H. Os-;per, A. L. Trowbridge, Keely, C. Syned, Stuart, Misses Stuart, V. I'rquhart. Masters K. Cooper and R. Cooper. Geraldton to Perth (Wednesday) — Messrs. J. Jameson, G. Ralph. C. Lupp, R. B. Harford, I-. Hambletou, G. Cor nish, W. Hopkinson, Mrs. J. Jameson and Miss M. .1. Hearn. Herby to Geraldton (Wednesday) — Mr. J. nouulas.
A Costly Harbor Trip Heavy Damages Awarded SHIP'S OFFICERS FINED [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 4 March 1948
A Costly Harbor Trip Heavy Damages Awarded SHIP'S OFFICERS FINED The hearing was concluded in the i'eraldttai Police Court to-day, before, riie resident magistrate (Mr. T. Ansell), of the adjourned case in which two ship's officers -;f the s.s. Indian Trader, which is at present loading a cargo of wheat at Geraldton for India, were jointly charged with having, at Gerald r«:n on February 27th, removed the j -:2-feet powered-yachf 'Ajax,' valued I u.t £3r»(t. the property of James Thomas Itr.wland. from its mooring without the ??oiisenr of the owner or other lawful authority. Whon the case was opened on Tues day last Detective A. L. M. Wedd, who ?j« inducted the prosecution, said that the two defendants (Elangikal Jacob Kuruvilta and Michael Patrick Lamb'-j) had caused great damage to the 'Ajax'' hi their attempts to sail the craft iu a scutherly breeze with a dinghy in tow, :ind through their subsequent abandon ment of the vessel in shallow water, where it sufi'ei\'d a severe buffeti...
People on the Move Midland Omnibus Service PASSENGERS BY ROAD [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 4 March 1948
People on the Move Midland Omnibus Service PASSENGERS BY ROAD The following are the passengers who travelled by the bus of the Mid land Railway Company between Perth and Geraldton during the past few days :— Perth io GerHldtou - Tuesday) — ? Messrs It. Champion, J. Browu, G. Hobby, A. Norton, 11. Prestille, J. Offi cer, Gauge!!, R. O'Neill, F. Brook, C Flour. Carlson, A. Francis, H. E. Jones, Haydock. Rojo, Mailer, Rev. Father Wildon, Mesdames S. Champion, J. Brown, Clonias. Michelle, G. Hobby, J. Peauie. Haiuiuersley, B. Broad, Mailer, Misses J. Browu, G. Morrell and Mailer. Geraldtou to Perth (Wednesday) — Messrs P. Haydock. W. V. Sewell, E. Gibb, V. Samson. McKenzie, Reynolds, Carlson. Mesdames L. C. Sniythe, B. Tin i.'ipson. W. V. Sewell, Boucher, M. Litton, McKenzie. Ferguson, Rhodes, Misses M. Sniythe and M. Loonies. Perth Ui Geraldt-»n (Wednesday) — Messrs. G. Peiut. .1. Donald, R. Lin tliorne, .1. uoiiaim. w. iiiiuerr, u. mso, L. Lucas, R. Sinclair. K. Jones, Moore, G. Edwar...
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 4 March 1948
PERSONAL Mr. Newton Mews, Assistant Crown Solicitor, is at present spending a holi day in Geraldton in company with his wife aud is staying at the Club Hotel. ***** Mrs. W. R. Brede, of Marine Terrace, who has been visiting Perth on account of the illness of her mother, returned to Geraldfon by train on Tuesday morning last. * * * * * Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Thomas, of 'Hill Padua,' Three Springs, who have been holidaying in Geraldton for the past fortnight. left to-day* on the return journey to the North Midlands. ***** Mr. F. Cordiugley, of Northampton, who has been a patient of the Nor thampton Hospital for the past month receiving treatment for a poisoned leg, was discharged from that institution a few days ago. I ***** | Mrs. C. V. ^avanagh, of Marine Ter- j race, returned to Geraldton by last Tuesday's train after having spent a few days in Perth in company with her two daughters (Misses Colleen and Shirley Cavanagh). [ * * * . * * i Mr. T. G. Gibson, principal of the Geraldton Cas...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 4 March 1948
1 ? Champion Cook j recommends SEL?-^AfS!f«iG FLOURS AND BAKING POWDERS containing Mrs. C. Thornton, of Bot- ^^Bl^^B I any, N.S.W., has won no ^^^fc^^^KF i less fhan 26 Rrsf Prizes, ^Sillr ! including a First Prize at '^^^ms. the Royal Agricultural ''M^^M^- IPT^ ton is seen with one of her .?Jl|Ji'&'.^r- ^f? '^??fjNii for which she gives her L\ /'?Jlf-;'^. '%&; :;.:W&iLWisL prize-winning recipe ..',' /^ ; ^, ti.i.:^^^^'*Ss**^ based, as a!! her best %t; «^-^»^'^**?-^-sl?^H^P recipes are, on CREAM %^$|i^^«?^ ^!:^^^^w OF TARTAR. (See recipe ^p||, ^1^^^^ Mrs. Thornton's PRfZE-WINMNG RECIPE for SPONGE CAKE. INGREDIENTS: 4 esss, pinch of sp.H, 3 breakfast *up of sugar, 1 break fasi'cu|- of Crratn of Tartar Self-Raising flour Cor plain flour and a heaped teaspoon ful oi Crt-nm of Tfiftar Baking Powder), 1 level tcu^puonf ul of cornflour, 4 Yabie- ?' spoonsful of waler, 1 level la'iU'spoonful of butter. METHOD: Tv'tix cornflour and Crt-nni of Tartar Self-Raisins flou...
Cross Channel Swim "Tarzan" Seeks New Record PAST EFFORTS RECALLED [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 4 March 1948
cross Channel bwim ? ? «* ? 'Tarzan' Seeks New Record PAST EFFORTS RECALLED [ Johnny ('Tarzan') WeissiuuIIer, who j was one of the world's great swimmers before he 'took up grunting for Holly wood' as 'Time' describes it, ' announced recently that he was going to .swim the English Channel in record time next spring. i , Whether he succeeds or. fails. Tarzan j wiil be in famous coinnajiy. Amongst ] the 'failures' is the present (governor ] i-f'New Zealand, Lieuteuant-General I- reyberg. N .- ., who was seized with I cramp when only a fow hundred yards j from the British coast — and his objeo- j live. Among the successes are Cor- - trude Edevle, the first woman to swim ' the Channel. She took 14 hours 31 minutes for the trip, which is pretty fair time, though by no means the record. Georges Michel swam it in I!t2-» in 11 hours .'» minutes, and the same year K. Vierkotter succeeded in 12 hours 40 minutes. Longest time taken by anyone to complete the arduous swim was '2T hours 2-r» minu...
WESTERN DEFENCE BLOC U.S. Senate Resolution STRONG OPPOSITION Washington, March 3. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 4 March 1948
WESTERN DEFENCE BLOC U.S. Senate Resolution STRONG OPPOSITION Washington, .March 3., Tin* Cormation of a western defence bloc to halt Russia's 'naked pmvei' aggressions' was proposed by (he Republican S:»nat-;r (Air. J-tseiih Hall) from Aliuriesotu to-day. The proposal drew angry t.bjeetions from tJr.* I'ie sident of the Senate Mr. Arthur Van denberg (Republican, Michigan). Senator Hall introduced a measure in the Senate Foreign Affairs Commit tee as an amendment to the Marshall rian It ill. It would establisb.au, eleven-member Supreme Council out-'i side the United Nations, bit eked by : armed forces -:£' member States lo | resist aggression of subversion and | would be without a veto. | Senator Vandenberg criticised the pro posal as impossible linden present con ditions, and said that the existing instrumentality of the United Nations should Ik? used to deal with the pro blem. 'What overwhelms me,' he said, 'is the asking 'of Congress on twenty-four hours notice to accept a formul...
RED ARMY MOVEMENTS American Officers' Report "SPRING MANOEUVRES" [?], March 4. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 4 March 1948
RED ARMY MOVEMENTS American Officers' Report. 'SPRING MANOEUVRES' Frankfurt. March 4. i Jii the pa.sr month l.'».i!W Ku.ssiau | :n^»ps had sj« ved to the area near the ',wnUr- of Czechoslovakia and the. Utiit'-d States zone, of -;ermany. L'nitod j States Army -?llicers revealed this to- j ?hiy. but added that this did not appear i«i be ilie cause of alarm, because the j ? Movements might '-e related to the lied j Ariuy's spring manoeuvres. j The - Ulcers pointed out that spring ; was earlier this year, which might be j (he reasi.n for the Red Army's early j ?.novt-nients. . I