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Economic Disaster MR. CHIFLEY'S WARNING Industrial Honeymoon Ended "WE MUST PRODUCE" Sydney, March 9. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
Economic Disaster dfc ? . MR. CHIFLEY'S WARNING Industrial Honeymoon Ended 'WE MUST PRODUCE' Sydney, March 0. 'Economic disaster can be expected if Australia's industrial production is not greatly improv--l.' This warning was given by the Prime Miuister (Mr. Chifley) speaking at the annual meet ing of the Macquar; ? A.L.P. Assembly. 'Australia's industrial honeymoon has been very pleasant, but like all uoneymoons it will come to an en-l sometime,' he said. *: Money and credit are useless if we do not produce the goods the world needs, our foodstuffs and our manufactures, and Australia is in a position to supply them.'' Mr. Chifley appealed to all party sup porters and workers to prevent petty industrial stoppages, to stop injuring their fellow citizens and to play their part in the defence of Australia against a possible depression. 'Production is the greatest weapon against a depression.' he said. 'Pro- duction is the key to prosperity in si world which is short of everything. Aust...
Married to Japanese B.C.O.F. Man's Admission FAMILY'S RE-ACTION Sydney, March 9. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
Married to Japanese ' ? «, ? . B.C.O.F. Man's Admission FAMILY'S RE-ACTION Sydney, March 0. Many an Australian li.C.O.F. man has married a Japanese girl according to ex-prisoner of war, Johu Henderson (27), who claims that he was dis charged and bundled back home when he revealed his marriage to Mary Kashi Abe, of Kure. He was replying to an army officer's statement that he had no knowledge of any Australian member of the B.C.O.F. having mar ried a Japanese girl. Henderson said: — ''We were mar ried and lived at the Abe home with Mury's mother and elder brother. The father and two other brothers were killed in the war. My wife is a Uni versity graduate. She sews her own clothes and can cook . food that would melt in your mouth. She is lQving, demure and respectful. Nothing is a trouble to do for 'Johnny San' — that's me. I want to make a home here for my wife and my daughter, whom I've never seen.' John's father, Mr. Charles Hender son (55), a Stockton miner, said : — 'Jfy son is in...
Northern District Association WIN FOR WALKAWAY [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
Northern District Association I WIN FOR WALKAWAY Wonthella and Walkaway played the j weekly premiership fixture of the 1 Northern District Cricket Association I at Wonthella on Sunday la£t. Batting first the local team was dismissed for 62 runs, T. O'Malley with 16 runs head tag the batting list. L. Reid (12) and R. Starling (11) also reached double figures. K. Heelan was the most suc cessful of the trundlers and he took four wickets for 17 runs. Walkaway replied with a total of 77 runs. J. Power batted soundly for 2S runs and others to add materially t-; the total were M. Logue (17) and C. Criddle (13). I-. Diitton howled well to take five wickets for 2U runs. Details of jthe scores are as follows: — WONTHKLLA L. Reid, l.b.w., b Power ? VI It. Starling, run out ? ? 11 E. Marsdeit; b Heelan ? 2 | T. O'Malley, c Nelson, b Heelan . . ni K. Glarkson, b J. Power ? O J. Stidworthy, b M. Sheridan .. .8 M. Clarkson, run out ? I D. Dutton, b Sheridan ? 4 W. Marsden, l.b.w., b Heelan .... 1 ...
Communist Commoners Members Serious Allegations INQUIRY TO BE HELD London, March 9. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
Communist Commoners ? «. ? Members Serious Allegations INQUIRY TO BE HELD London, March 9. An allegation that twenty-nine mem bers of the House of Commons were secret supporters of the Communist Party is to be investigated by the Com mittee of Privileges. The allegation was made by the author (Col. Brogan) in a B.B.C. broadcast. Labour member Bowles read to the House of Commons the text of the 'Daily Mail' report of the broadcast in which Col. Brogan suggested that a secret session of Parliament would be useless, this because secret agents of a potential enemy would be. present. Brogan was quoted as telling a reporter: 'I know any defence infor mation would be given to the Russians. Secret supporters of the Communist Party are the danger,* not the open ones. I don't think Willie Gallacher would do it, but I understand there are twenty-nine of these secret supporters in the House.'
Royal Naval Strength Criticism by Mr. Churchill "A LYING DECLARATION" London, March 9. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
Royal Naval Strength ? ▲ ? ? ^ — . ? Criticism by Mr. Churchill 'A LYING -DECLARATION' . London, March 9. The Admiralty had never given Bri tain so little lighting value for so much money and so many Ministers were incapable of understanding Britain's problems. Thus the leader of the Opposition (Mr. Winston Churchill) to-day accused the Government' of dis paraging naval strength at a time of increasing danger and of letting the country down to a depth of inefficiency never before plumbed. He said :— 'Can you wcnder that you are cheated by Cbilie, '? abused by Argentina and goaded' by Uuateuiala?*' Speaking in the House' of Commonsi Mr. Churchill said that tbe Admiralty statement last year that the home fleet comprised one cruiser and four destroy ers was a senseless and a lying declaration.- 'Why, this is less than the Chilean navy and the Chileans have noticed this point,' he said. 'Actually, the British Navy had never had more resources of power Ln peace time. The Minister for Def...
AUSTRALS DEFEAT ROVERS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
AUSTRALS DEFEAT ROVERS At Queen's Park Australs scored a convincing win against Rovers on the first innings. Batting first Rovers ,were dismissed for the meagre total of 70 runs. J. Angove batted soundly for 24 runs, whilst F. Symonds (15) and C- Harliug (12) were the other bats rnen to display any confidence against the attack. J. Jenkin took four wickets for 32 runs and Cross and Manners each accounted for three wickets. Australs replied with a total of 98 runs. J. Jenkin (22) and J. Pickering (21) were associated in a useful part nership, whilst C. Cross displayed a brief glimpse of his old batting form in compiling 17 runs. Chamberlain bowled with disturbing accuracy and tooic five wickets for 19 runs. Details of the scores are as follows : — KOVERS F. Syxnouds, b Jenkin ? 15 E. Chamberlain, b Cross ? 1 C. Harling, c Manners, b Jenkin . . 12 J. Angove, c Ritchie, b Jenkin . . 24 P. Howieson, b Cross ? 3 M. Jordan, c J. Pickering, b Cross 0 E. W. Dunn, c- Manners, b Jenkin 1 C. H...
Vacuum Coy's Refinery Good Progress in Victoria COMPLETION THIS YEAR [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
Vacuum Coy's Refinery Good Progress in Victoria COMPLETION THIS YEAR Scheduled for completion late this year, the Vacuum Oil Company's £1,000,000 refinery on a 200-acre pro perty near Altona (Victoria) will bo the most modern and the largest of its type in Australia. The installation will incorporate modern atmospheric and high vacuum distillation units, and will be similar to plants of correspond ing size in use in America. Designed to treat upwards of li»,000.000 gallons of crude oi! annually, the refinery will yield a large proportion of the lubricsit ing oil marketed by the Vacuum Oil Company in Australia, and many thous ands of tons of asphalt and several million gallons of motor spirit and diesel fuel will also he produced annually. The focal point of the refinery will be the three fractionating towers in which the various products to be manu factured will be distilled from the crude oil, and the steel framework for these towers, which already stands at 52 feet, will be 100 fe...
European Recovery U.S. SCHEME AMENDED Embargo Against Russia MILITARY TRAINING Washington, March 8. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
European Recovery ? ^ ? U.S. SCHEME AMENDED Embargo Against Russia MILITARY TRAINING Washington, March S. I The Senate to-day amended the j European Recovery I/Ian Hill t-i pro- 1 vide for au embargo -m United Suites exports to Russia or her satellites of | many goods required to meet the needs ; of sixteen European nations participat ing in the Marshall I'lan. Senator William Knowiaud ( Repub- lican, California), who moved the amendment, said that it would affect many products now shipped to Russia. These, he said, were foein? used to build up the Soviet war machine. Some I .scarce goods could, however, still be sent to Russia if authorised by the Sec retary of Commerce as a means- of securing vital chrome and manganese, which the United States requires to make steel. Senator Kenneth McKellar (Democrat, Tennessee) urged thsit the United States should use force if necessary to prevent Communist seizure of more European nations. He said that the Communist coup in Czechoslovakia and p...
Fleece Research Some Fundamental Factors IMPORTANCE OF SKIN [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
? Fleece Research Some Fundamental Factors IMPORTANCE OF SKIN Fundamental research on the skin and fleece of the Merino is described in a bulletin, recently issued by the Coun cil for Scientific and Industrial Research. Efforts. to improve production of fine wool must be based on sound knowledge of the sheep and its major product — the fleece. The skin which produces the fleece is an essential organ of the body. There is still much to learn about its functions, particularly its part in enabling the sheep to adjust itself to the environment, as well as the variations which occur in the many strains aud breeds of sheep. To under stand a tissue, such as the wool fibre, or an organ such as the skin, we must study its development from embryonic stages to maturity. Prom such studies we can learn much about the way a breed or strain has evolved, and so obtain guidance in selective breeding for the development of improved tynes. The latest bulletin describes a study of the skin and fleece i...
Visit of Mingenew Players VICTORY FOR HOME TEAM [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
Visit of Mingenew Players VICTORY FOR HOME TEAM Under somewhat warm weather con ditions, a return match between mem bers of the Geraldtou aud Mingenew Tennis Clubs was played on the former's courts on Sunday Ia$t, the home team winning rather comfortably in a most enjoyable day's play. Due to the absence of several members of the Mingeuew Club from the district on holidays, the visitors were not fully represented, and this fact is reflected in the following results, in which the vanquished side is first-mentioned in each instance : — Men's Doubles — G. Ironside and J. Broad drew with D. Rowe aud K. Min chin, 6-5, 1-6; M. Payne and W. Glad stone lost to D. Banks and J. Gale, 2-t-, 3-6 ; 111 Payne and L. Payne lost to J. Tindal and O. Fong, 1-6, 3-6 ; J. McMicking and H. Cole beat W. Kend rick and L. Barrett, 6-5, 6-3; G. Craig and G. Heuiy lost to W. Sweetser and D. Johuson, 2-6, 2-6^ M. Payne and R. Payne drew with A. Plant and J. Stad- ? don, 6-0, 4-6. Women's Doubles — Mesdames Si...
BOWLS Pennant Play at Geraldton LAST SATURDAY'S GAMES [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
BOWLS Pennant Play at Geraldton LAST SATURDAY'S GAMES Again there was a paucity of players on the local green last Saturday after noon for a continuation of the second series of games in the pennant com petition of the Geraldton Bowling Club. The weather conditions were some what warm and the green played fairly well, but the notable feature of the afternoon was the unusually wide mar gins which separated the teams on two rinks. J. Currie, who has had a pro nounced series of successes during the season, was soundly defeated by J. Butler, and a similar experience befell L. Chapman at the hands of R. Ellson, who made amends for his reverse of the previous week-end. T. Askew also defeated another consistent skipper in W. Brede, and on the remaining rink A, Wheat recorded the only win for -Blue' against B. Wilkinson. Six teams comprised only three players a side,- and even then it was necessary for two regular members of 'Gold' to play with the opposing faction to numerically even the r...
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CLUB NOVICE HANDICAP [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
CLUB NOVICE HANDICAP The novice handicap was concluded on Sunday morning last with G. Wright and H. Kershaw as the finalists, the former being a new member who played very consistently right through out the tournament. The winner of the event, however, was Kershaw, who finished with a margin of five points (21-16). ?
RIFLE SHOOTING Operations on Local Range HANDICAP CHAMPIONSHIP [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
RIFLE SHOOTING ? .«. ? Operations on Local Range HANDICAP CHAMPIONSHIP: On Saturday last thirteen members j of the Geraldton Rifle Club tired a fur ther stage of the handicap chauipico ship over the 300 yards range, a Ciiib trophy also being provided for the day's shoot. Except for a running mirage conditions were fairy good throu;£hout tha afternoon, and as a result shooting generally was of a fairly high standard, a notable feature being the excellent progress being made by the younger members. The club trophy v/as won by 1-. McCarthy, who was the only com petitor to reach the 'possible'' with handicap, the scores being as follows : — 300 Hp. 300 Hp. Tl. H. McCarthy .... 32 3 32 3 70 W. Mellows .... 33 1 34 1 G«J C. Stokes ? 29 5 31 5 -J«J I ). Thomas .... 26 S 2-- 8 «S \T. Mellows . . . . 2S 4 33 4 67 S. Grarte ? 30 1 33 1 6;1 A. Carnegie .... 20 4-32 4 ffi I -. Fraser ? 32 1 30 1 G4 A. Challenger ..30 2 30 2 G4 It. Hurton ? 27 3 31 3 04 F. Thomas .... 27 3 27 3 CO P. Ashplant .....
TENNIS Geraldton Club's Tournament CONCLUDING MATCHES [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
TENNIS ? m Geraldton Club's Tournament CONCLUDING MATCHES The annual rouruament of the Ger- v aldtou Tennis Club was concluded dur ing last week-end with one semi-final and seven finals, the results of these matches being as follows: — Women's Championship Singles Final — Mrs. Keudrick beat Mrs. Edmonds, S-ti, 7-5. Men's Champiousbip Doubles Final — K. Towiisliend and K. Glass bear K. Mine-bin and O. Foug, 6-2, Q-S, 6-1. Men's Handicap Singles Final — D. Banks (minus 20) beat J. Tindal (minus 16), 5-6, 6-3, 6J Men's Handicap Dcubles Final — O. Foug and J. Tindal (minus IS: beat J. Barclay and L. Hall (minus 10), 6-4, 6-2. Women's Handicap Singles Final — Miss J. Stirling (minus 12) beat Mrs. Jeukin (minus 15), 2-6, 6-1, D-7. Mixed Championship Doubles Final — D. Rowe and Mrs. Kendrick boat K. Townshend aud Miss Brady, 0-2. 3-«, 7-5. Mixed Handicap Doubles First Senii-finul — D. Johnson and Mrs. Kendrick (minus 12) beat O. Foiig: and Mrs. Barrett (minus 14), 6-2, 'J-4. Finn! — I). Jo...
American Assaulted Shot By Russian Sentry INCIDENT AT VIENNA Vienna, March 9. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
American Assaulted Shot By Russian Sentry INCIDENT AT VIENNA Vienna, March 9. A Russian sentry struck an Ameri can soldier with a rifle, knocked him to his knees and shot him while he was still on the ground because he would not move off the pavement in front of Russian headquarters. This has been announced by the United States Army. The soldier, who is unnamed, is likely to lose an arm, which was shattered by the bullet. One of the .three Austrian wemeu who was with the American, was drag ged screaming into the headquarters where she was detained. The Russian headquarters is in an hotel in the inter national district. _ ,
RAILWAYS DEFEAT TOWNS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
RAILWAYS DEFEAT TOWNS Towns aud Railways were opposed on the recreation ground and after a keenly contested match the latter rail out the winners with a margin of 34 runs in their favor. Towns batted I first for a total of 104. R. Sewell (29) and C. Jeffery (23) set Towns oft to u good start, whilst later in the innings K. larker (l.t-) wade a useful contribu tion to the total. Again the 'tail failed to wag,' and the latter batsmen hied back to t,he pavilion in processional style. Grahani and P. Marshall each captured four wickets. J. Graham also top-scored for Railways and his 34 runs came at a critical stage of the game. The first wicket fell when only two runs were on the board. However, there remained ' ample batting strength and I)odd (24), P. Marshall (19), It. Hough (17), R. Major (17) aud A. Wrensted (16) all made useful contri butions to Railways' tally of 13S. It. Ksegan was the uiosj: troublesome of the bowlers and he took six wickets for (58 runs. Details of the scores a...
CRICKET Local Premiership Matches RAILWAY'S FIRST WIN [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
CRICKET Local Premiership Matches RAILWAY'S FIRST WIN Sunday marked the commencement of one-day matches in the premiership fix tures of the Geraldtou Cricket Associa- i tion, a procedure which has become necessary to enable the conclusion of the season iu reasonable time. The visit of a team to the Country Week Carnival aud interruption!? caused by games against country teams have neces sitated the change. The matches on Sunday were characterised by tiie fact that Railways registered their first win of the season, and iu a match against Towns, they scored victory by 34 runs. In the other game at Queen's Park Australs defeated Rovers.