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WAR PILGRIMAGE GALLIPOLI AND FRANCE [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
WAR PILGRIMAGE GALLIPOLI AND FRANCE Approval has been given by the Fed eral Ministry to the first Australian pilgrimage to the battlefields and war cemeteries of Gallipoli . and France, which is being arranged through the co-operation of Burns, Philp and Co. with the United Services' Association and the London and North-Eastern Railway Co. The assistance of the Aus tralian High Commissioner in London is being sought, and it is ?understood that the Federal Government has cabl ed to the Turkish Government asking for co-operation in the tour of the Gal lipoli Peninsula. It is not expected that any obstacles will arise in regard to this phase of the tour, but bookings i will be provisional. Pending the re ceipt of a reply, reservation of accom modation for 250 persons on the P. and O. Line steamer Baradine has been arranged, and the dates of -sailing from Australian ports will be as follow: — Sydney, June 4. Melbourne, June 8. Adelaide, June 12. Fremantle, June 17. The Itinerary. The to...
JESUIT TREASURE SEARCH IN BOLIVIA. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
JESUIT TREASURE SEARCH IN BOLIVIA. I Professor Edgar Sander, the leader of a British exploration syndicate that is searching for Jesuits' treasure in ' Bolivia, has sailed for England to en deavour to raise another £30,000 to purchase pumping machinery and other j equipment. The treasure undoubtedly j exists, he asserted, although perhaps it 'is not worth £10,000,000, as reported. | In the course of its investigations ' the party discovered 280 skeletons .- presumably those of peons employed to carry the treasure to the hiding place Moat of them had evidently been pois oned and others had been beaten to death, their bones' being broken.
KALGOORLIE FATALITY MAN'S SKULL FEATURED Perth January 4. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
KALGOORLIE FATALITY __— — ? w MAN'S SKULL FEACTUBED T-i-Tt-i .Tsiniiarv 4* When a fettler's trolly was derailed near the 14-mile camp on the W.A.Gold fields Firewood Company's line, Kal goorlie, on New Year's Day, one of the occupants, Robert Lewis (23), an Eng lishman, was fatally injured. Thomas Andrews, Edward Smith, Ro bcit Grubb and Lewis left on two trol lies to convey passengers to Kurrawang from the camp. Andrews and Lewis were on the rear trolley when it was derailed. He was brought to Kalgo.or lic Hospital, but died some hours later from a fractured skull.
Medium Sees A Crime ACCOUNT IN A TRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
Medium Sees A Crime ACCOUNT IN A TRANCE. Frau Elsa Gunther-Geffers, who was being tried in the Appeal Court at Insterburg, Germany, recently, on a charge of fraud, gave in Coort, what was regarded as a remarkable demon stration of her mediumistic nowers. A police sergeant was brought from a remote villago, to whom alone of these present in court were known the details of a theft' committed recently in his dis trict. Tbo thief had not yet been dis covered, and his name was stiU, un known to the police. The problem given io the medium was to reconstruct tie crime and to name the ^criminal. After the Court had been cleared ti' the public the medium was given a seat in the centre of the hall, into which ?1^°-: gBS^yras ,.^'n™F ?tfrjrcjdffiy.r 8° that ?xhc environment was n^tixacB^^^^! orablc lor occult operations. She began by staring for some minutes at a. match which she held between her eyes. Presently her head, sank back, her eyes glared vacantly upward. The1 experts were satisfied ...
A NOTED HORSE TRAINER JAMES SCOBIE TO RETIRE AT 69 Adelaide, January 4. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
A NOTED HORSE TRAINER ? ^ ? ? JAMES SCOBIE TO KETIBE AT 69 Adelaide, January 4. James Scobie, the noted horsetrain er, who will be (59 years of age on July 18. is likely to retire Hwn. 'I have had a long association witU the turf, and feel I have done my part in the training of horses. I would not like to give up the business altogether, but to keep on as I have been doing for many years would be too arduous for me,' said Scobie to Mr. V. Mogg, the owner of Gleamlight, on the way home from Cheltenham on Port Adel aide Cup Day. ? Christmas at Mingenew.— There were many visitors in Mingonew for the festive season. Business was exceptionally brisk, and a great improvement on last year. Mr. F. P. Frost, manager of the National Bank, told the writer that he had disposed of no less than £3,000 in change amongst the business people. Race day showed a large increase in the number of visi tors, who were rewarded by an excel lent day's sport. There were a few undesirable characters about. '? ...
SHOT THROUGH THE SHOULDER SPORTSMAN INJURED Busselton, January 3. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
SHOT THROUGH THE SHOULDER SPORTSMAN INJURED - Busselton. Januarv 3. Brief particulars have been received by the police, of a shooting accident at Hamelin Bay, near Augusta, as a re sult of which, a man named Smith now lies in Earridale Hospital. Smith is stated to have been in the company of two other men on a shoot ing expedition, and to have been fol lowing one of his companions, a man named Peters, who was carrying a small bore rifle, whieh was loaded. The gun, by. some means, was acci dentally discharged, and the bullet lodg ed in Smith's shoulder. He wan has tily, conveyed to Kiarridale for treat ment, and is making satisfactory pro gress. .
CRASHED INTO TREE MOTORISTS' NARROW ESCAPES Katanning, January 3. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
CRASHED INTO THEE ? m MOTORISTS' NARROW ESCAPES Ka tanning, January 3. A motor car, driven by Jack Long mire; a farmer of West Katanning, got out of control five miles from the town on Kojonup-road recently, and crashed into a big tree. Mrs. Longniire and .1 young woman, who were in the car, re ceived cuts, bruises and shock, ,but Longmire escaped injury. The car was badly damaged.
PERTH'S WATER SUPPLY RESERVOIR TO HOLD 15,000,000,000 GALLONS Perth, January 3. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
PEROTS WATER SUPPLY ? . ? ; ? «* RESERVOIR TO HOLD 15,000,000,000 GALLONS . Perth, January 3. .- Within a few days work preliminary to the construction of the Canning re servoir, which will be one of the big reservoirs of the world, will be begun. Work will consist of the buildinc of a »»ad an-l ^l»ridg«_*A.«a.rxyrviaateiial .to., the reservoir site., The estimated capac ity of the proposed reservoir,.' which is to be the main source of the metro politan water supply, is in the region of 15,000,000,000 gallons or more than thrice -the capacity of the Mundaring reservoir. Its cost is roughly estimated at £1,500,000 and it will probably take about seven years to build. The wall of the dam will be about 180ft. high.
REGISTRATION OF BULLS NOTICE TO OWNERS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
REGISTRATION OF BULLS NOTICE TO OWNERS The attention of stock-owners is call ed by the Department of Agriculture to the need for the registration of bulls under 'The Dairy Cattle Im provement Actj 1922.' Registration is for the year 1929 and should be sub mitted not later than 21st January . In this connection it is wished to emphasise the fact that- these registra tions are entirely distinct from those under the 'Dairy Cattle Compensation Act ' ' and apply solely to bulls. The following particulars are sup plied for the benefit of those not ac quainted with the requirements under the Act; — 1. The prescribed area for the opera tion of the Act is the South Vfest Di vision of the State (extending from a point oh the west coast slightly north of Gantheaume Bay, eastwards along the Murchison river to Ballinoo Spring, ] due south to Tailoring Peak, south-east 1 to Mt. Gibson, oast to the No. 1 E.P.F., south along the fence to Burracoppin, I thence south-east along the fence to the south...
NIAGARA FALLS CANADIAN-AMERICAN TREATY Ottawa, January 2. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
NIAGARA FALLS CANADIAN-AMERICAN TREATY Ottawa, January 2. History was made on Wednesday when the Prime Minister (Mr. W., L. M'Kenzie King), acting in a plenipo tentiary capacity for His Majesty the King, and the United States Minister (Mr. Phillips), signed an important treaty governing the increased Qiver sion of water from Niagara Falls for water power and for extensive remedial works to preserve the beauty of the falls and the cataract. The Niagara River forms part of the boundary between New York State an« the province of Ontario. It flows from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario, a course of 3(5 miles, during which it makes a totat descent of 32(5 feet — about 50 in the ra pids immediately above the, great falls, and nearly 110 feet in the seven miles of rapids below. It encloses several is lands, the largett Grand Lsland, which is nearly ten miles long. Four miles below this island are the most famous falls in the world. The flow of about 15.000,000 cubic feet a minute — nearly nine-ten...
CLEM HILL'S TRIBUTE TO HAMMOND [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
CLEM HILL'S TRIBUTE TO HAMMOND Clem Hill regards the odds in Austra lia's1 favour. 'Hammond,' he says, 'is the nearest approach to the great est batsman that ever lived since Truui per. I take off my bat to him. for he belongs to the ranks of the greatest batsmen x-f all time. When ho improves on the on side he will bo the greatest ? batsman playing at present, and may el lipse Sutcliffe 's test record of 734 in one season in Australia. Blackie is the only -Xangcrous bowler and Australia 's field ? ing was not of the standard expected. After Richardson's first grcvious fail ure Ryder should have gone in himself.' Hill still thinks that Tate is the one bowler that Australia has to fear, as Lar\v,ood has nothing like bis previous pace.
BRITISH NEWSPAPERS' VIEWS AUSTRALIA'S FIGHT AGAINST ADVERSITY London Jan. 3. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
BRITISH NEWSPAPERS' VIEWS AUSTRALIA'S FIGHT AGAINST ADVERSITY London Jan. 3. Woollcy, writing in the Daily Chron icle, fears England's hopes of winning the Ashes must be deferred. Australia deserves to be rewarded with the match because of the way she has fought ad versity. He places Blaekie's perform ance next in merit to Hammond's, and eriticcs Ryder's policy int opening wit'i Richardson, who, being essentially force ful, is an ideal number five or six. This policy has been distinctly to England's advantage. It may seem strange, but ho, Woolley, would open with Woodfull and Oldfield.
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN FIRES OUTBREAKS IN TOWN AND BUSH Adelaide, January 4. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
SOUTH AUSTRALIANF1RES w ? OUTBREAKS IN TOWN AND BUSH Adelaide, January 4. South Australia is experiencing an epidemic of fires. The ketch Merle was burned at Port Adelaide on Wednesday night; the old timber mill of Walter and Morris, at Port Adelaide, was aamageu uy jucj — terday, and serious damage has been caused by bush fires at Mt. Pleasant and Kangarilla. .. ? ' The fire which began at Kanganlla, 26 miles south-east of Adelaide on Tues day, and was subdued after sweeping several grazing properties, started afresh early yesterday morning, and, fanned by a hot north wind, was soon burning on an extensive front towards Kuitpo State forest. Called by telephone, hundreds of fire fighters were soon on the scene, and by 11 o'clock it was reported that the fire was under control. Unless the wind in creases in violence the danger to fot est and several homesteads will be averted.
BROOKLYN'S SELECTIONS FOR TO-MORROW Perth, January 4. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
BROOKLYN'S SELECTIONS TOR TOMORROW Perth, January 4. The following are the selections by 'Brooklyn' of the 'West Austra lian' for the final day of the W.A.T.C. Carnival: — . Fremantle Plate. — Threeama, 1; Ceri mon, 2; Autobiography 3. Coronation Plate. — Casperial, 1; Cool barro 2; Flying Miss, 3. . Imperial Handicap.— Arapuni, 1; Ari mond, 2; Multiped 3. Commonwealth Handicap.— Bonny Note, 1; Lord Beggar, 2; Star Sir, 3. C. B. Cox Stakes.— Hint, 1; Good Hope, 2; Coolah, 3. ' Final Handicap.— Roseburn, 1; San orous, 2; Eudamatch, 3.
LOCHIEL'S SELECTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
LOCHTEL'S SELECTIONS Freniantle Plate. — Crowner, 1; Auto biography, 2; Columban, 3. Coronation Plate. — Prince Nassau 1, Coolbarro, 2; Casperial, 3. Imperial Handicap. — Jemidar, 1; Arapuni, 2; Petman, 3. Commonwealth Handicap. — Bonny Note, 1; Gay Romano, 2; Areoff, 3. C. B. Cox Stakes. — Kilreid, 1; Good Hope, 2; Hint, 3. Final Handicap.— Scotch Alloy 1; Eudamatch, 2: Roseburn, 3.