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Government Disagrees ALL WILL BE NEEDED Canberra, March 6. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948
Government Disagrees ALL WILL BE NEEDED Canberra, March G. The Commonwealth Government dis agreed with the view that too many doctors were being trained, the Prime Minister (Mr. Chifley) said to-day. Subsidies were being paid to Universi ties so that doctors could be trained. 'We believe that to give proper ser vices to the people and reasonable hours to doctors the number of doctors must be greatly increased,' Mr. Chifley paid. 'The Commonwealth's plan for a drive against T.B. and the .suggested [National Health Scheme would absorb many doctors,' he safd.
Medical Profession Too Many Doctors Training PROFESSOR'S FORECAST Melbourne, March 6. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948
Medical Profession Too Many Doctors Training PROFESSOR'S FORECAST Melbourne, .March 6. By 1952 the medical profession in Sydney would be overcrowded and un less medical school enrolments dimin ished, doctors would ibe breaking stones for a living, according to Professor Harold Dew, of- the Sydney University. Professor Dew, who is Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Sydney Univer sity, is here for the Royal Melbourne Hospital Centenary Conference. He said Sydney University could not refuse to admit any citizen wishing to take its courses. Since the war, num bers in the medical school had increas ed by leaps and bounds so that last year there were 570 first year students. About three hundred of these were tak ing second year. These students would be graduating in 19i-l, and at the pre sent rate the profession would quickly become overcrowded. Professor Dew said it was not the 'University's policy to limit the number of graduates by raising! the pass stand ard. The percentage of passes ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 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 Tive Ordinary words to Line Birth Xotrees — Minimum (.'» lines), 3/fi. Deaths, Marriages, Fim eral and Menioriaui Notices — Miniuiuiu (5 lines), 3/G. Leader Page or other Paragraphs under read ing matter, 7d. i«er line
Falkland's Dispute EXCHANGE OF PROTESTS Britain and Argentina CONTENTS OF NOTES London, March 6. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948
Falkland's Dispute EXCHANGE OF PROTESTS k Britain and Argentina CONTENTS OF NOTES London, March 0. Formal protests were exchanger! :-y the Governor of the Falkland Islands (Sir Miles Clifford) and Lieut. Roberto Cabrera, of the Argentine navy, when the British cruiser Nigeria arrived at Deception Island yesterday morning. The cruiser is carrying the Governor on a tour of the Falkland Island dependencies. i The Governor's protest was against j Argentina's continued unauthorised i occupation of British territory. The Argentine protest was against what it ! described as 'the Nigeria's unauthor ised presence in 'Argentine territorial waters.' The Governor's protest, signed by Captain Moore, of the Nigeria, was 'handed over by Major Wilson, of the Boyal Marines, who went ashore in a cutter. Lieutenant Cabrera said that was what he expected* and immediately took from his pocket a letter. This was the Argentine protest and it was addressed to Captain Moore. There were no Argentine ships in...
Liquor for Natives Truck Driver Imprisoned RECIPIENT FINED [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948
Liquor for Natives Truck Driver Imprisoned RECIPIENT FINED A man who told the resident magis trate (Mr. T. Ausell) in the Geraldton Police Court yesterday that he had only been released from gaol ou Weduesday last, was sentenced to four months' improsinment. He was William Wallace Western (3S), truck driver, who was convicted on a charge of hav ing, at Geraldton, on March 4th, given two bottles of wine to Rose Margaret Nannup, a native within the meaning of tho Native Administration Act. The prosecution was conducted by Police sergeant F. W. Keilly and Western pleaded not guilty to the charge. Wiiliaui Louis Lee, barman, testified that he had sold tAvo bottles of winel in a bar of a local hotel at about 3 o'clock on Thursday afternoon to a man whom he identified in Court as John Car nochan. John Carnochan, hotel steward, said that on Thursday afternoon last he had had a few drinks with his friend, Western, who, after going down a lane at the back of an hotel had returned and asked h...
West Touring Talkies Programme for Northampton A TECHNICOLOR FEATURE [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948
West Touring Talkies Programme for Northampton j A TECHNICOLOR FEATURE! ? T j The feature of the nexr programme ; I lit' be presented by the West Tearing j Talkie^ at Northampton will be a tech- : nicoior film titled 'Leave Her to lle.avwi.' described as the exciting i Iwsf-seljer of Hen .Ames Williams. th»' '? duration of the screen iny being just \ over two hours. The supporting pro- j i gramme will comprise a series of ( ? specially selected short subjects. Starring Gene Tieriwy. Cornel Wilde and .lea i me Crain, 'Leave Her '.-» Heaven' is tbe story of ,-i wi. man's i guilt of jealousy, the deadliest of the seven deadly suis. -!ene Tierney's life ! is characterised by an intense jealousy, | | and when holidaying in Mexico Cor- ; j nel falls for her charms, but h-* is j | warned by bis host that her love for; j her deceased lather had beea abimrui- . ally possessive and that siie became i engaged t-- a yuuutr lawyer solely to . make her father jealous. Despite the; ) evidence pres...
CRICKET Country Week Averages INTERESTING RESULTS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948
CRICKET Country Week Averages INTERESTING RESULTS The averages for batting .and bowling --tcure-l by members of the team which represented the Geraldtpn . Cricket Association at the annual Country Week Carnival played in Perth last month are shown in the following tallies : — Batting Inn. N.O. H.S. R. Av. R. Sewell .. .. S 1 114 19S 28.3 F. Syinonds .. S — 45 161 20.1 E. ChamlK-ilain S 2 34 S9 H.S D. Donald .... 5 — 33 61 12.2 R. Keegan ... 7 2 IS 60 12 J. Pickering . . 7 — 44 07 9.5 C. Cross .... G — IS 53 8.8 P. Clune .... 2 — S 13 0.5 T. Pickering ..0 3 S 19 6.3 Bowling O. M. R. W. Av. R. Keegan . . ? ? r,4 10 163 10 10.3 ' R. Sewell .... 44 2 256 14 1S.3 -\ Cross .. .. 30 10 r»7 3 19 j E. Chamberlain 9 — 46 2 23 D. Donald .... 25 3 70 2 35 F. Symonds . . 2S 1 105 2 52
CHURCH SERVICES Arrangements for To-morrow [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948
CHURCH SERVICES ? + ? Arrangements for To-morrow The following services will be con ducted in various churches in the town during to-morrow, (Sunday) : — Church of Christ. — 10 a.m., Sunday School; 11 a.m., Worship in the G.W.A. Hall at the corner of Marine Terrace and Gregory Street. Presbyterian Church. — 10 a.m., Sun day School; 11 a.m., Divine Service (preacher, Mr. D. Taylor) ; 7.30 p.m., Eveuiug Worship (preacher, Mr. E. H. ; Eaton). i Methodist Church. — 9.45 a.m., Sun- ' -la y School and Kindergarten ; 11 a.m., Morning Worship to be conducted by Mr. J. Mosedale: 7.30 p.m., Evening Worship, anthem 'At Even Ere the Sun was Set' (preacher. Rev. A. T. N. Hol lands). Salvation Army. — 7.30 a.m., Prayer j Meeting: 10.15 a.m.. Directory Classes: '' 11 a.m., Holiness Meeting : *i p.m.. Com- i pany Classes at Biuff Point ; 3 p.m., i Company Classes at Geraldton : 6.30 ! p.m.. Open Air Meeting in Marine Ter race: 7.30 p.m.. Harvest Thanksgiving Service. Church of England. — 7.30 a.m.,...
TENNIS The Easter Tournament ARRANGEMENTS PROCEED [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948
TENNIS The Easter Tournament ARRANGEMENTS PROCEED (By 'Top Spin') Arrangements are well in baud for the annual Easter tournament to be conducted by the Geraldton and Dis tricts Tennis Association. A strong committee has been engaged in the pre liminary organisation for some months and a thoroughly successful fixture seams assured. Copies of the prospectus have been forwarded to all country clubs aud further supplies will be obtainable later through the usual channels. The tournament will comprise twelve events, including men's and women's championship singles and doubles. mixed championship doubles, junior bi:ys' and girls' championship singles and live handicap events. Present indications are that there will be an excellent entry from coun try areas as well as a few metropolitan visitors of good standard. Miugeuew promises to be well represented again and Ironside will defend his singles title. Intending players are reminded that entries close on Friday, March 19th.
The Geraldton Guardian SATURDAY, MARCH 6, 1948 BETTER STATE WHEAT [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948
(Ihc -§£ntfdfott (guardian SATURDAY, MARCH -!, 104S BETTER STATE WHEAT In a State mainly ?dependent upon pri- j mary production and the rural economy I of which is based so largely on the : growing of wheat for human cousump- j linn, the Royal AgriculJural Society's ; iifty-acre wheat crop competition for KM7-48, for which the W.A. Flour Millers' Association gave prizes amount.- ' ing to nearly £-'KK), the it-suit of which '. was announced a few days ago by the I Department --f Agriculture, whose j officers did the judging, is of major ' importance. | The object of the Flair Millers' Asso ciation is t-: encourage the production of high-yielding wheats of good baking ? quality ; and no wheat the baking ; strength of which is below a standard j ??n.reptable Ut the trada, as shown by j fariiiograjih tests, Ls eligible for :i ! prize. The practical interest taken by j the millers in ibe baking quality of our ! wheat is readily under.sTandabhv, for ! .several decades ago certain' varieti...
Soviet and Finland Military Treaty Sought SPEEDY PACT OPPOSED Helsinki, March 6. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948
Soviet and Finland Military Treaty Sought SPEEDY PACT OPPOSED Helsinki, March G. All parties except Communists and Radical-Socialists have advised the Finnish President (Mr. Paasikivi) not to enter into an immediate military alliance with Russia. The Agrarian Party, representing about a quarter of the members of Par liament, recommended to the President that he refuse to open negotiations. The Finnish Parliament, by a nar row majority, is likely to answer Stal in's personal request for the speedy conclusion of the pact with a proposal that a Finnish delegation should go to Moscow to talk things over.
CYCLING Plans for the New Season OPENING TO-MORROW [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948
CYCLING Plans for the New Season OPENING TO-MORROW A well-attended and enthusiastic meeting was held by the Geraldtou i ycliiig Club on Wednesday night last, at which plans for the forthcoming sea son were made. With the exception of Mr. G. Bailey, who- on this occasion has beta elected vice-president of the club. all of last year's officials were returned to office. The of lice-bearers for the year are as follows : — President, Mr. B. Higgjus; vice-president, Mr. G. Bailey; secretary, Mr. J. Evans: assistant sec retary, Mr. It. Manners ; treasurer, Mr. B. Dunne; handieapper, Mr. B. Barry; ttarter, Mr. M. Slavin; judge, Mr. K. 1 1 mister ; time-keeper, Mr. L. A. Bun ler. It was decided to commence racing Jit 10.30 a.m. on Sunday with a one lap handicap over the Willcock Drive course, the starting and iinishing point in Ite in the vicinity of the bulk wheat bins. With good nominations to hand ever thirty riders will be seen in action. The senior riders will contest two heats and inst...
Czechoslovak Crisis Ban on American Films A MINISTER ESCAPES Prague, March 6. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948
Czechoslovak Crisis Ban on American Films A MINISTER ESCAPES Prague, March G. The banning of seven American lilius and live actors, the breaking off by the Dutch K.L.M. Company of negotiations for the sale of planes to Czechoslovakia, and the escape to Ger many of the former Czech Health Min ister (Professor Adolf Prohazka) and his wife. These are the latest inci dents reported from Czechoslovakia following the Communist coup which placed the country under Red control. The banning of seven American films, because the actors in them were involved in a campaign against progres sive-iuiuded people, was announced by the Ministry of Information. All films in which Adolph Menjou, Gary Cooper, Robert Montgomery, Robert Taylor and Ginger Rogers appear are forbidden.
LOCAL AND GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948
LOCAL AND GENERAL Focd Ceupcits. — New meat coupons — red. 22 to LS and blue. 2-'i to 31 — will be available on Monday. There will be no change in current tea coupons (?' t-- 3-;i or butter ration (10 to 12) until March' 22ud. ! Siuali Scrub Fire. — Xo damage v::iz ; caused by a tire which broke out in I tight scrub ou the western bank of the j Chapman River early yesterday after- j noon. The Geraldton Fire Brigade was summoned to the scene and the blaze was soon extinguished. Shipment of Wheat. — The loading -tf j 9.200 tons -:f wheat on the s.s. Indian j Trader, which berthed at Geraldton on | Saturday last, is expected to )»e com- ? pleted late -»n Monday, in which case j the vessel is expected to sail direct for iudia the following morning. Weather Forecast, — The Weather Bureau ro-day issued the following Ger aldton forecase for the next twenty four hours : — Fine and hot with moder ate to fresh east to south-east winds j and slight to moderate seas. j Rising Temperatures. — Fo...
Geraldton Repertory Annual Club Meeting ELECTION OF OFFICERS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948
Geraldton Repertory -, ? V Annual Club Meeting ELECTION OF OFFICERS The annual meeting of the Geraldton Repertory Club attracted an attendance of about 150 members and visitors to the Geraldton Town Hall on Wednes day night last, when the chair was occupied by the president (Mr. E. G. Hussick ) . The financial statements disclosed that the balance brought forward froui the previous year was £33/17/6. The club had a membership of 140 and the year concluded with a credit balauce of £39. Reports presented by the various officers indicated that the past year had been a successful and enjoyable one, and confidence was expressed for con tinued progress in the future. The pi-esideut announced that he desired to be relieved of his office and Mrs. Frank Brede was elected to this position. Other officers elected during die evening are as follows: — Patron, the Mayor (Dr. J. McAleer) : immedi ate past president, Mr. E. G. Hussick; vice-presidents, Mrs. E. Williams and Mr. W. Matheson; secretar...
Rationing of Clothes Position Being Examined MINISTER'S STATEMENT Canberra, March 6. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948
Rationing of Clothes Position Being Examined MINISTER'S STATEMENT Canberra, March 6. The possibility of easing the coupon rating on clothing, particularly dress materials of rayon and cotton, is being examined by the Rationing Commis sion. The Minister for Customs (Senator Courtice) said yesterday that he had asked for a report on this from the Commission. Senator Courtice said an assessment of textiles available next year indicated that present rationed requirements of cotton dress materials, handkerchief cloth, shirting, rayon linings and rayon dress goods could be met or exceeded without supplies from dollar areas.