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Metropolitan Racing Meeting at Headquarters GOLD PATOIS' SUCCESS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948

Metropolitan Racing Meeting at Headquarters GOLD PATOIS' SUCCESS The principal event on the pro gramme of the meeting conducted at headquarters to-day by the Western Australian Turf Club, the Gage Roads Handicap, resulted in a win for Gold Patois, which horse also won at its pre vious start. Details: — BUCKLAND HANDICAP (For two-year-olds) Six furlongs Belle Brocade, 8.5 (E. Tref foue) . . ? 1 Fine Flare, 7.0 (Kelly) .... 2 Satirist, 8.7 (Myers) .. ..3 Other starters: Melter's Glory 7.10, Worthmaur 7.S. Clover Valley 7.7, Tish 7.0. Fine Spear 7.5, The Westerner 7.5, Koala Bey 7.4. Frivolous Son 7.4. Gay lino 7.3, Merredin 7.2, Ball Dress 7.1. Betting: 2 to 1 against the winner. Dividends : 0/6, 13/-, 6/6. FLOREAT MAIDEN Seven furlongs Dark Clover, S.10 (Spowart) 1 His Double, S.13 (E. Tref fone) ? 2 Agrileta, S-4 (Ingram) .... 3 Other starters: Bosisto 9.0, Panto Polly S.12, Gay Fern 8.11, Lady Koral ling 8.8, Mark Royal S.8, Jayland 8.7, Fair Blossom S.7, Epinard'S.6, Gay Cleo «.--...

Publication Title: Geraldton Guardian
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Unrest in Industry RAIL STRIKE CONTINUES Conciliatory Move Denied INTIMIDATION ALLEGED Brisbane, March 6. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948

Unrest in Industry RAIL STRIKE CONTINUES Conciliatory Move Denied INTIMIDATION ALLEGED Brisbane. March -i. As the fvtnl {ydsirion hi outbade Que^n.-:!;n;d li.----;iii---.s umrv acute, there is still no sign (If :i sr.Nt in the Queens land strike fruit. Union leaders deny rt-ports that thii Amalgamated Engineering Union at Uoi-kh.-iiiipton has dis--usst--) the possi bility of approaching the Premier with a view to .settling the strike. .Strikers are now organising a second march on Parliament H-.ti*e. This is being plan ned t(. follow tli«* re-on'v?niug of the Legislative* Assembly on Thursday. They hope that representatives will be allowed to address the full Parliament. Coiumvuting --n this plan the Com missioner --f Police (Mr. Carroll) said tc-day : — 'We will meet circumstances as they arise.'' At Alligator Creek (Townsville) meat workers have been instructed not to us-j emergency transport to thy meat works. Some have, been told not to ride their bicycles to tlif works. Followi...

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The Hangman English Law Explained NO "PERKS" NOW [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948

The Hangmac English Law Explained NO 'PERKS' NOW In Knglisli Law the person ofiicially ! responsible for the execution ot' con- I detuned malefactors is the County j Sheriff, and hundreds -?) years ag-t ilu- j ,(iib was perf«»rtned )«y him t' the satis- j faction of all concerned— with ihe po.— j sible exception of t lie condemned man j «savs a writer in an Knglish periodi- j -vil). JilJI when the sherilVs ascended the social st-aUs- ihey considered the job ol banging detracie-l from their prestige, and so that great character Jack Ketch i came, on the Knglish stap:e. !?- act :is ? a stuoge for tho.se sheriffs who refused j to undertake their hanging cointuil- | meiits. Ollicially, however, the sheriff i is still responsible for the carrying out of this dury. Much deli--acy is observed m refer ring to the hangman. Kveu the llouu1 Seciv'tary. answering a recent question about the hangman, referred to him as 'the person employed by the. sheriff' and stat«»d tliar be bad u«» i-ieu of t...

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Radio Theatre Talkies Current Attractions REVIEW OF PROGRAMMES [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948

Radio Theatre Talkies Current Attractions ; REVIEW OF PROGRAMMES ' A pleasing balance is inaiutaiu?-J in the programme to be screened for the last time ar the Radio Theatre to-night. . The amusing comedy. 'Flight from Folly.' stars Pat Kirkwood in a mel ange of fun and music, and 'My Reputa tion' is :i drama depicting the problems ; which confront a young widow when , slie decides J-» re-marry. Barbara Stanwyck !ia- the stellar role and she is ably supported by G-«««r^e Brent, \Varu;»r Anderson and Lucille Watson. The programme for Monday. Tuesday ' and Wednesday nights i- as follows: — ! ( 1 1 — Xewsreel. ] --- — 'Mysterious Intruder' ( Richard t Dix. Barton McLaue. Xina Vale! ami IJe.uJs Tourney (. J CS (—Brevity. | 1.4) — 'G.Ida' illiia I lay worth. George Macivady. Joseph Calleia and Steven Gerayj. 'Gilda' i Him llaywurth -cores a notable suc cess in her lirst dramatic role in 'Gilda.' whii'h screens on Monday, Tuesday au-l We-ini:sday. Johnny (Glenn Fordt. t- ugh. hard-bitten y...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948

Meack^m Brothers, Auctioneers, 762 Hay Street, Perth J: ? WILL SELL BY ? Pu folio Auction ON THE PREMISES LAKE WAY HOTEL, WILUNA Wednesday, March 17ih, 1948 (Freehold at 10 a.m., followed immediately by Furniture and Equipment) Thursday, March 18th, 1948 (Furniture and Equipment at 10 a.m.) Freehold of Lake Way Hotel, comprising Lots 68 and 69, on which is erected Magnificent Brick Tiled-Roof Hotel ; and Lot 70, on which is erected Sample Rooms and Hairdressing Saloon FOLLOWED BY ENTIRE FURNISHINGS, PLANT AND EQUIPMENT ? INCLUDING ? EQUIPMENT OF SALOON AND FRONT BARS Comprising Eight -S) 'Worntr' Refrigeration Cabinets (2, 3, 4 and 6-door), Counters, Glass Washers, Polished Jarrah Fixtures, Mirrors, Ceiling Fans, Glassware and Complete Equipment. All Furniture, Linen, Bedding, Linos, Curtains, etc. of forty (40) Bedrooms,' Complete Equipment of Dining Room, Kitchen and Pantry, Furnishings of Lounges, Sitting Rooms, Writing Rooms, Commercial Room, Office, Linen Room, Passages, Bathro...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948

New I Perfect for Business or Leisure g Chevrolet leads again with a range of smart B ne'w»15 cwt. Utilities featuring the strength and B efficiency needed for capacity delivery work plus §1 . the passenger car comfort you want for leisure. || Greatly increased engine power wilh greater g economy are featured in these new Chevrolet I Utilities — the ideal dual-purpose units. I A GENERAL MOTORS PRODUCT | LOCAL DEALERS: I; 1 Young Motors Pty. Ltd. I MARINE TERRACE, GERALDTON I CD.15 M HILLMAN MINX CARS] !| (SALON MODEL) \ . ? ^ J. EARLY DELIVERIES CAN NOW BE ARRANGED ^ !; INQUIRIES INVITED \ 1' ? LOCAL DEALERS : \ DEMPSTER'S GARAGE I Tel238— ELEANOR STREET, GERALDTON— Tel 238 1: ' ' ? j! Repairs to all makes of Cars, Trucks and Tractors ;! Full Stocks of Tyres and Batteries YOLfk SCHOOL PADS AND EXERCISE BOOKS Are obtainable from Geraldton Newspapers Limited ! When Worried Tired, Sleepless AND VOL' FKEI- BL'VIHIWN { \V«rry is inesc:ii»ahle. Kvery»»iie lias ;j share -»l' ir nmre nr les...

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Australian Lotteries Nation's Biggest Business TAX FREE EARNINGS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948

Australian Lotteries , Nation's Biggest Business TAX FREeTeARNINGS , Top placs on those lists of income earners which the American tax autll- ? oruies i-.-gularly issue are the subject -n competition between film stars, movie directors, and the makers of motor cars, bui iu Australia there is i:-- conicst — the ri|«.'st plums of our 1 civilisation g-i solely to lottery winners. I.ati'si report of the Commissioner .of Taxation (a war year) shows that the highest Australian income for the year was L'-S.7CU. of which taxation took all bui £-;,-«;-;. !u lite year, seven Australians had incomes ?.! i.2-s,-N.is» i.i- better, two beil)£ from personal ex ill ion and live from property. Is there anti-social significance in i be fa--r. that ;ti least eight people do lu-iter every fortnight in New South Wales alone through having the right marble drawn from a barrel? Special lotteries with first prizes of illMKio an- filling rather better tiiau once a fortnight in New South Wales and seven ordi...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948

EASTER SPORTS! |i YOU'LL NEED A NEW RACQUET i| FOR THE BEST PLAY Ji ;! 86/- each ? Hedly Finalist ? .86/- each ;' 63/9 each ? Hedly Minerva ? 63/9 each !; 48/9 each ? Hedly Sentinel ? 48/9 each £ !? 37/6 each ? Hedly Junior ? 37/6 each I; i; BUY NOW AND GET USED TO YOUR NEW RACQUET I; ? ? ; 2/5 each ? Tennis Eye Shades ? 2/5 each !; 7/- and 8/- — Metal Racquet Presses — 7/- and 8/- j !« 6/8 each( ? Wooden Racquet Presses — - — 6/8 each S-2/4J- — ? All Makes of Tennis Balls ? 2/4i I i| SPECIAL PRICES TO CLUBS i* ? ? i ?i; MANY OTHER LINES OF SPORTING GOODS 1 ?; ? OBTAINABLE FROM ? ?; jYojmg Motors Pty. Ltd.j! jj Tel. 312 ? Marine Terrace, Geraidton ? Tel. 312 ;! A Truly MUTUAL SOCIETY Tin* City Mutual Life is :i truly Mutual Society ' founded for tin? beuetit of «. (lifts --n the principle of 'service to all.' Tin' protiis m.-iilt' l»y iliis Society are distributed to i ln« policyhob'.ors through a system i.!' Reversionary Bonuses :in.l ilii!- each member of iliis great society is ac...

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Royal Tour Planned A VISIT TO AUSTRALIA King and Queen Coming DETAILS TO BE FIXED London, March 6. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948

Royal Tour Planned A VISIT TO AUSTRALIA King and Queen Coming DETAILS TO BE FIXED London. March G. King -»eorge. Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret Kose will visit Aus tralia and Xew Zealand early next year. They are exi-ecte«l to be away j from England for at s*asj four months. | It will be the nrs_f. visit to either ! Dominion of a reignihg British Sover eign. The King and Queen have made four great overseas tours, three since the King's accession to the throne. Princess Elizabeth aud Phillip (Duke of Edinburgh) will remain in England to iierfonn State duties in the absence | of the King aud Queen. The Royal Party will travel by sea. presumably [ in the 43.000-ton battleship Vanguard, in which they visited South Africa htst ye:n: It is understood that the King's flight, as on the South African visit I last year, will be used for covering I great distances in Australia and New Zealand. Such details, however, are now onlv in the discussion stage. i i The announcement of the visit...

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Confidence Tricksters Italian's Audacious Plan ARTISTIC SWINDLERS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948

Confidence Tricksters -— . . — — ? ? Italian's Audacious Plan ARTISTIC SWINDLERS The body i.f an elderly oue-lejrgetl 'man with ilireudi)ar-- bin ijuuiaculately ? cut clothes, who died in hospital in Lon ;don recently was identified as tlie most successful -confidence man who ever operated iu Britain. He was Australian born 'Captain' Matthew Bijjyar. Hijr «ar collapsed iu a bus, and was taken jto hospital, where it was found that he had no identity card or other papers, and only 1/4 in cash. He yave his I name a.s 'Matthew Henderson.' one of Hi;rjRir\s many aliases — and Scotland Yard looked up his fingerprints?. it was Hijrgar all right. In one particu larly successful year, just after World War I.. Hijrjrar and his confederates I made three big hauls and collected £y.~M»UO, of which his share was half. Perhaps the title of Prince cf All Confidence Tricksters should be award ed nt a long-dead Italian, who made a huge sum of money by undertaking to revive the dead. His name was? Mau...

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In Canberra Today FROM OUR. COLUMNIST IN PARLIAMENT HOUSE [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948

fciCanberraTodau FROM OUR. COLUMNIST IN PARLIAMENT HOUSE? 1'erilotis margin of coal supplies and the persisfour shipping hold-up con luwed Jo hinder Australian production I his week. I'rjme Miuisifr l.en -hil- l«y made sin important announcement -»f Federal decision to jix^'t Hie fuel ?problem- Shiupinjr Minister Senator Kill Ashley admit ted that tlu- slow turn round --f ships, especially in Sydney Harbor, was jeopardising all oversea-* ronnnituients- He said — 'The Common wealth Ooverninent will continue to watch the position closely.' This idea of 'watchimr the position «-I.jseIy' did not. appeal to Tasmanian aud Western Australian meiuhers who approached. the i'riuie Minister and the Department jifntiu asking for action in | expediting inter-state shipping. They were infonned that T.'iO more waterside , workers Jmw I wen added to tin* Sydnev quota, and 'that 'the 1-ulk of vessels entering Australian ports arc owned by private shiiHjwuers and the Common wealth Government has no c...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948

MISCELLANEOUS j j^NNUAL Sports Day at Nabawa on Saturday, March 13th, commencing at 1.30, p.m. ; Leap Year Ball at night with Mrs. Edwards' Orchestra, good floor and supper. ? — — ? — ? ? . i J^ GRAND Carnival Dance will be held in the Walkaway Hall on Saturday, March 13th, 194S; proceeds devoted to Walkaway Tenni* Club: music by Doreen Dawson's Orchestra. Mac's Bus leaves Bus Stand at 8 p.m. 1 ', J^ DATE to Remember ! Saturday i night next, March 13th — Air Force Association Barbecue at ''Deepdale ;'' all members and friends are invited and are requested to bring chops. Transport leaves Brady & Cobley's Corner at S p.m. ' | £|AR and Truck Owners'. Front and Rear Spring Assemblies and Main Leaves for all makes are available at Young Motors Pty. Ltd., Geraldton. J QH1LDREN — All School Bocks i (except text books) and other I School Requisites are obtainable at Geraldton Newspapers Limited. QARD Evening will be held at the residence of Mrs. Marsden at i Wonthella on Wednesday,...

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Superman's Sister Americas No. 1 Tomboy SUCCESS AT SPORT [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948

Superman's Sister America's No. 1 Tomboy * SUCCESS AT SPORT 'She must i-e Superman's sister.'' declared one awed spectator as in.' watched Mildred i'l!a'ue'i IddriUson Zaharias send a wliistbu.u lirive down the fairway in tbe British women's amateur golf -.-hauipionshi[i. That was last year, at Guiiaiie. in Scotland. This year ihe Uabe is a professional once again— aud she luis thrown a brick into the works by announcing that she tnay take part in the J'.ritish Open championship. She has played in men's Open Cham pionships before. When she played in rlie men's rouriiainenr :ir S.-mt.-i Moiiii-^i (playing off the men's tees. «il' course I ! only one male amateur ipjaliried with j a higher score than hers. As the aver- j age length of her drive is IM-I yards, j even tin; top-notch men have to be on j their toes to beat her. j The Uabe. whet is now thirty-four t years of age, long ago established her i title as the greatest woman athlete in j history. Qualifying for five events in i th...

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Eastern States Racing Meeting at Flemington BANNERETTE WINS CUP [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948

Eastern States Racing ? ^ Meeting at Remington BANNERETTE WINS CUP The Australian Cup, the chief event of the programme of the race meeting \ conducted at Fletuington this afternoon resulted in a win for Bannerette. Details of the various events are as follows : — AUTUMN HURDLES Two-and-a-half miles John Masetield, 10.3 ? 1 Hiatus, ll.S ? - Cheery Boy, 10.10 . . . . . - 3 Other starters : Sun Eagle 9.13. Query ] 'J.S. Halsbury 9-0. j Betting : 3 to 1 against the winner, j Dividends: 12/-, 12/0. j CARM1CHAEL STAKES j Seven furlongs j Bruvaros, 7.3 ? 1 Carbon Copy, 7.0 ? 2 Kerrigan, 7.2 ? 3 Other starters: Bengal 9.3, Chosen S.i), Derrymore 7.12, El Faloos 7.11, I hoibos 7.10, Collinera 7.S, Torrent 7.7, French Pact 7.0, St. Syce 7.0, Mouut n\id 7.4, Raysun 7.3, Purdey 7.2. Belting: 14 to 1 against the winner. Dividends : 27/-, 33/-, uV»/G\ C. M. LLOYD STAKES (Weight-for-age) One mile Money Moon, 9.0 ? 1 Columnist, U.I ? 2 Chanak, 8.0 ? 3 Other staffers: Valcurl 9.1, St. Fairy S.I 2. ...

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Dangerous Driving Incident on Greenough Road POLICE COURT SEQUEL [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948

Dangerous Driving Incident on Greenough Road POLICE COURT SEQUEL In the Geraldton Police Court yester-   day, before the resident magistrate (Mr. T. Ansell), Linley Walter Currell, truck driver, was fined £10 and ordered to pay costs (3/-) when convicted on a charge of having, at South Green- ough on January 13th, driven a heavy motor wagon on the Perth-Geraldton Road in a manner dangerous to the public. Currell, who did not appear in Court, tendered a plea of guilty to the charge, and the prosecution was conducted by Police-sergeant F. W. Reilly, who read a statement made by Hugh Hamersley, farmer, of Walkaway, in which it was alleged that he left Geraldton at about 4 p.m. on January 13th in a motor vehicle, and when within about two miles of the South Greenough School on the Geraldton-Perth Road he saw a car coming towards him from the opposite direction in which he was travelling. The wheels of his vehicle were just off the side of the road as the other car drew almo...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 March 1948

Births, Marriages and Deaths BIRTH CROSS (nee Gibson) — On March Grli, 194S, at St. John of God Hospital, Geraldton, to Shirley and Clive — a daughter. Both well. DEATH CRIDDLE (William) — Tn loving mem ory of our dear father, who passed away at Greeuough on March 3rd, 1S34S. Loving Memories. — Inserted by his son, daughter and daughter-in-law. IN MEMORIAM MURRAY — In loving remembrance of my dear husband (William Murray (Iiill-, who departed froni me on March' 7th, 1941. Oh, for the touch of a vanished band i A voice we loved is stilled. j — Inserted by his loving wife, 79 Greg- j pry Street, Geraldton. j MURRAY (William, Staff-Sergeant, j 13th Garrison Battalion) — In loving ! memory of our dear father aud ! grandad, who departed this life on i March 7th, 1941. Always in our hearts. — Inserted by bis daughter (Jean), j son-in-law (Bill) and grandchildren ; (Sandra and Reginald). ' MURRAY (William. Staff-Sergeant, ' 19th ' Garrison Battalion) — In loving memory of our dear dad, who...

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Ex-Serviceman's Wife Entry To Hollywood Refused BALTS ADMITTED Perth, This Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948

Ex-Serviceman's Wife ? « ? Entry To Hollywood Refused BALTS ADMITTED Perth, This Afternoon. Suffering from pulmonary tubercul osis, tbe wife of a Perth ex-serviceman has been refused admission to the Repatriation General Hospital at Hollyowod, but yesterday nine Baits (five women and four men) were admitted there for treatment for sus pected T.B., a Repatriation Depart ment spokesman stated. A Perth _? specialist to-day said that he had beeh consulted by the woman, whose only son was lost over Germany in the R.A.A.F.. He added, 'I could not ip* lur into Woorooloo because of staff shortage and overcrowding. It had come to my knowledge that for some weeks at least it had been pro posed, if not approved, that exservice men's wives with T.B. coufd be treated at Hollywood. Questions on all hands at all appropriate departments have revealed that no head of any of these departments lias authority t-\ admit such cases to Hollywood. Private hospitals for the most part refuse to take such cas...

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Another World War Change of Heart Needed MR. DE VALERA'S VIEWS New York, March 8. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948

Another World War ? .^p. ? Change of Heart Needed MR. DE VALERA'S VIEWS New York, March S. 1 Unless a change of heart takes place in the United Nations there will be war, said Eire's ex-Premier (Mr. Eanion de Valera) to-day. Mr. de Valera was speaking to a press con ference after his arrival in America for a month's tour, his first visit to the United States for eighteen years. He said he believed the world was heading for another war, and he was pessimistic about the future of U.N.O. 'There must be a change of heart by certain powers. I do not think it is necessary to specify who should change heart,' he said. He di-clined to say whether Eire would again be neutral. 'That is for Parliament to decide. It is a big decision for a small country to make. If it goes to war and loses it suffers heavily. If it wins it gets little say in. the peace anyhow,' Jie said. Before his return to Eire he will call ou President Truuian. Mr. de Valera will attend the. St. Patrick's Day (March 17th) ce...

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Geraldton Cycle Club Opening of New Season LAST SUNDAY'S EVENTS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948

Geraldton Cycle Club ? .&. ? Opening of New Season LAST SUNDAY'S EVENTS Conditions were somewhat unpleas ant for the opening of the new seasoi. of th:; Geraldton Cycle Club on Sunday morning last, rider.s having to finish j into- an easterly breeze which pm | spwta«-ular sprinting nut of tlt-- ques tion and left -oini»etitor.s .somewhat weary. However, with racing gear iii;\v more plentiful, practically ail riders were perfectly equipped for the sport, such being a far cry from tin? position experienced last yoar when all .sorts and conditions of machines were in commission. The chief event of the morning's pro gramme was a senior three-mile handi cap, and in the first heat the scratch ing pen was freely used. The winner was It. Mi-Cagh with -J. Allendar and I. M-Killop in the places, the lastmen tioned conceding the rest of the field a big start and doing well in such cir cumstances to finish in third place. All entrants in the second heat faced the starter, and the general...

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Deserting Seamen Shipping Owners Concerned FACILE IMMIGRATION Melbourne, March 8. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948

Deserting Seamen Shipping Owners Concerned FACILE IMMIGRATION Meibourne, March S. I Dutch, Swedish and Norwegian ship owners are alarmed at a wave of desertions in Australian ports by young | seamen. ' '' The deserters, shipowners saw are finding this the easiest way to enter Australia as migrants. When the Dutch freighter Muider kerk, left Melbourne this week she was j without eleven Hollanders. r.mMifth of i her normal crew. Two young men and their belongings were missing from the Norwegian motor ship, Anatina, when j she sailed for the Levant last month, j The Mariekerk left Melbourne without three of her crew in January. The Grootekerk left three behind in Xovem ber. The Meeliskerk left three, and in October tbe Gaastekerk lost two. Those figures are for Melbourne alone.

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