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THE MEAT TRADE HARD TIMES PREDICTED AN EXPORTING ANOMALY Perth, January 17. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 19 January 1929
THE MEAT TRADE HARo HMES PREDICTED AN EXPORTING ANOMALY ferth, January 17. ! ''Looking into the future those en-' gagoii in the meat trade can see notii- ' iug but hard times. With a rapidly' growing population, nothing is being ' done to meet what is an urgent and vi£ ? al situation, and they cannot fee where '? ftiam bed— let alone quality beef— Ls i lo come from in the future ' ? j Thus Mr. J. C. Anderson, head of a ! turn oi wholesale butchers said yester- ' day. 'Why does the Government send meat to London at prices little more tban half the local rate, while there is almost a meat famine here?' he asked In London prices for our beef average 4d. per 1b. for crops and 5d. per lb for ninds; at this time of the year, for many years past, the local price has been round 7d. puM. fet-tlie^TaQle^a*^ case. If the Government would help private enterprise 1/y the expenditure of a quarter of the saa which it pro poses to sick ?'in nn unreproductive scheme of f,p\verage for the metropol it...
SALVATION ARMY BOOTHS DEPOSITION BIG LEGAL BATTLE THE ACTING LEADER London, January 17. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 19 January 1929
SALVATION ARMY BOOTHS DEPOSITION BIG LEGAL BATTLE TEE ACTING TiTSADF.R London, January 17. Following the deposition of General Booth by the High Council of the Sal vation Army, a notice was posted out sido Ajsuv iitM'Jquartors to-day ttating that in the interval before the appoint ment of the new general. Commissioner Uiggins (Chief of Staff) would exercise the powers and discretion of the gener alship. The High Council will .com mence its consideration of th eappoint tiient of General Booth Js' successor to morrow- It is expected that certain ?tuarantees will be exacted from the candidates before the ballot Ls taken, ihe intention being that the future gov orriinent of the Army, will be on a de tuocratie basis. Braniwell Booth will retain the title of general, with the ad dition of the word 'retired,' and he will be granted a retiring allowance. An Army official points ont that va luable properties in England, France and Australia are vested in General Booth as sole trustee, and th...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 19 January 1929
PERSONAL. -^ ? Mr. C. O. Barker, manager for New Zealand Pinelands, who with his wife and son has been staying at the Club Hotel, left by car for Perth this morn ing. He intends to return to Gerald ton within a week. _ Mr Andrew Murphy, of Garret* Road, Bayswater, formerly of Geraldton, Cue and Nannine, died last Tuesday at the age of 84. He was well-known as a teamster operating between Geraldton and the Murchison before the railway was constructed and afterwards as a carrier. Born in Ireland in 1815 he spent most of his life in this State. About ten years ago he went to live in Bayswater. He has left a widow and eight children. ? ? # ; ? News has been received by Mrs. Amy S. H Brown -of the death of her broth- er-in-law, Mr. Richard Robson, of New^ castle-on-Tyne, England. Mr. Robson who represented Geraldton in the Legis &nbsp; lative Assembly for a short period 30 years ago, was making a world-tour per the vessel Argyleshire when he con tracted pneumonia with fatal resul...
MARTYRS TO SCIENCE RADIO DOCTORS' SUICIDE OVERWORK AND STARVATION. London, Jan. 18 [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 19 January 1929
MARTYRS TO SCIENCE - RADIO DOCTORS' SUICIDE OVERWORK AND STARVATION. London, Jan. 18 At the inquest on the young twin brothers, Drs. Arthur and Sydney Smith, experts in the radium treatment of cancer, who were found with their throats cut in a London flat, the Cor oner returned a verdict of suieide while of unsound mind. Their sister testified that they had no private means. A doctor with whom they collabor ated said that they did a tremendous lot of good by interesting the public in radium treatment of cancer, and by writ ing articles and endeavouring to raise money for radium clinics. Another doctor said that both seem ed overworked, and that they had known them to work, sometimes with out food, at all hours of the day and &nbsp; night. They looked very strained and worn recently, and never took a holiday. A bank manager said that the Smiths' joint account was overdrawn by £742. They had given good security, and de posited two life policies of £1.000 each The Coroner said ...
"UNCLE TOM'S CABIN" [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 21 January 1929
'UNCIi TOM'S CABIN' Xcxt to the Bible, one of the most widely translated books is 'Uncle Tom's Cabin.' The famous novel dv Harrict Beec-hcr Stowc has been print ed in twenty-seven languages. The picture screens locally on Tucs day, Wednesday and Thursday, and at Northampton on Saturday, 26th. It has been made on a lavish scale. On its completion it had been in pro duction two years and its cost was nearly four hundred thousand pounds. World-wide interest is being manifest ed in 'Uncle Tom's Cabin,' as »» photoplay, and it is being heralded far and wide as one of the best films evct made by Universal. Prsonal
AMUSEMENTS. To-Night's Double Programme [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 21 January 1929
AMUSEMENTS. To-Night's Double Programme — J L Gazette j 2. Baby Straw — Complete Change 3. 'Shootin' Irons'-^Jack Ludcii 4. Jack Holnian — Yiddisher Comedian 5. Sailor tzzy Murphy — Geo. Jcssel Prices: 2/6 and 2/-; Children, 1/- - Prologue for Uncle Tom's Cabin — Preceding the presentation of * ' Unci*. Tom's Cabin' on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and Northampton on Sat urday, Baby Edyth Straw and Mr. Jack Holnian will present an atmospheric pro logue embracing Southern melodies on the banjo; songs and dances. This number will be offered in addition to the full programme by Baby Edyth. 'The Dainty Delavales' — Extremely popular on their last vis it to Geraldton were the Dainty Dela vales, who arc paying a return visit, commencing on Friday. Arab Stallion Featured — Lovers of beautiful horses will revel in the beauty of Sultan, the fullblood ed Arabian stallion, featured in 'Feet- wing,'' which screens on Friday next. The supporting feature is 'Golden Shackles,' featuring PrisciU...
GERALDTON'S SWIMMING CLUB NEW COURSE COMPLETED [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 21 January 1929
GERALDTON'S SWIMMING CLUB NEW COTJBSB COMPLETED The weekly points race of the Gcr aldton Swimming Club, was held on Sunday morning. . The race was con tested over the new course, and con sisted of two laps, G6 yards, and re sulted in a win for T. Allen (2 seconds) with E. Clifton (scratch) and C. Her bert (8 seconds) filling the places. The secretary (Mr. B. Carter) re ported that the new course for Gerald ton Week had been completed, and there now remained just the turning boards to complete arrangements. A meeting will be held on Thursday night.
ENGLISH XI. TASMANIAN MATCH POOR SOORIKG Hobart, January 20. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 21 January 1929
ENGLISH XL ? ^- ? TASMANIAN MATCH POOR SCOBIKG Hobart,. January 20. The English crieketers commenced their second match against Tasmania on a rain-soaked wicket at Hobart on Friday. The match was concluded yesterday, the visitors winning by an innings and 64 runs. Scores: — TASMANIA. First Innings. Atkinson, run out ? 20 Bushforth, c Chapman, b White ... 18 Martin, c Hammond, b Tate ? 0 Burrows, run out ? 3 G- Martin, Ibw., b Tate ? 1 James, e Hammond, b White ? 0 Limb, c Tate, b White ? '. 0 Townley, c Ames, b Geary ? 0 Richardson, c White, b Geary .... .12 Hooper, not out ? 0 Wardlaw, Ibw., b Geary ? 6 Sundries ? . - ? 6 Total ? ? «6 Bowling: Tate, 2 for 19; White, 3 for 12; Freeman, nil for 23; Geaiy, 3 for 6. Second Innings. Bushforth, b Larwood ? 1 Atkinson, c and b Geary ........ 30 C- Martin, b Larwood ? 0 G- Martin, c Chapman, b Tate ... 20 Burrows, stp. Ames, b Freeman ... 12 Biehardson, b Tate ? 0 Limb, c Tyldesley, b Tate ? 13 James, b Freeman ? 6 Townley, b Geary ?. ? ? ...
EXPLOSION CAUSES FIRE YOUNG MAN KILLED TWO HORSES INCINERATED Melbourne, January 20. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 21 January 1929
EXPLOSION CAUSES FIRE » ? YOUNG MAN KILLED TWO HOBSES INCINERATED Melbourne, January 20. An explosion of methylated spirits in a furniture storehouse in Toorak yes terday morning caused a fire which destroyed a storehouse and an adjoin ing garage. Two horses were trapped in a small yard at the rear of the build ing and were burned to death. The short lane which was their only means of escane was made imnassible when a motor car and a wagonette which were being removed simultaneously became locked together within a few feet of the street and had to be abandoned. Bichard Murray (18), of Prahran, was killed by the explosion which oc curred almost at his feet. The damage is estimated at more than £5,000. Nothing was saved. The storehouse and the furniture stored in it were valued at £2,000. Six motor cars, eight hansom cabs, and four wag gonettes were also destroyed. William Stokes, of Gardenvalc, was in charge of the storehouse and Murray was his assistant. About 11 o'clock, it is said...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 21 January 1929
PERSONAL. Mr. J. Byrne, of Naraling ,is in town staying at the Railway HoteL * * , * Mr. and Mrs. Martin, of Ogilvie, left to-day for a trip to Albany, where they intend spending some weeks holidaying. * * * . Constable J. F. Flinders is fulfilling the duties of Constable A. McCaskilL of Northampton, who is away on leave. ♦ * ? Mrs. J. Bradley, of Snowdon-strcct, left for Kalgoorlie by the Wongan line train this morning. The fiev. E. B, GribWe, late of the Forrest Biver Mission, has been ap pointed a Justice of the Peace for the East Kimberley Magisterial District. Mr. and Mrs. Boss Drage and family, of Northampton,- arc spending a week in Geraldton. * * * Mr. S. Waltho, of Fitzgerald-street, had to enter Bosella Hospital to-day. His many friends will wish him a speedy recovery. * * . ? * Constable C. McArthur has been ap pointed acting clerk of the Yalgoo local court and acting clerk to the magis trates, during the absence on leave of Constable G. Drysdale. ? ? ? * Mrs. Chick, of O...
A SYDNEY TRAGEDY FATAL GRIM STRUGGLE CHARGE OF MURDER Sydney, January 20. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 21 January 1929
! A SYDNEY TRAGEDY i FATAL GRIM STRUGGLE * CHARGE OF MUBDEE .Sydney, January 20. In a small bedroom of a lodging house in Erskinc-street, James Blair (60), seaman, was found late yestet day afternoon, with his face, neck arms andj' body shpekatgly slashed. He w:is conscious, but in a very low condition from loss of blood, and he died when he reached the hosnital. The little room — not much more than -m ittic — fooie .'igns of a grim struggle in which Blair fought for his life. The police found a razor and a knife in the room. The lodging hou^c is frequent ed by seamen who live there when they are in port. Two men, who were seen leaving tlir? house, were located by the police an-.l questioned. Subsequently one of them was arrested and charged with mu-- der. Umbrellas can be hired on wet nights in at least one London theatre, the fee being sixpence with a returnable depoMt of 4/C.
QUEENSLAND'S PEST OVERCOMING PRICKLY PEAR [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 21 January 1929
QUEENSLAND'S PEST OVERCOMING FRiCKLY PEAR A jA'vuliar *i«uft;ioii h:»s ariscu iu ( conjunction with the destruction of j prickly pear by the Argentine caterpil- | lar. commonly .known as 'blast us, '' i but which scientific uten call Cactoblas tis tottorum. The Commonwealth Research Board introduced the eater pillar in the form of 2750 eggs iu Juuc, 1925. The board hatched the eggs, i bred up the insect and ^anded to- the Queensland Pricklv Pear Commission 9,000,000 eggs, from whieh in turn 135,000,000 caterpillars have been de veloped, and blocks of from COO to ] 2000 acres of fairly dense pear have j been completely destroyed in two years. ' Uow 10,000 to 12,000 prickly pear leases, held on easy terms on condition ' that the pear should be destroyed, are j being reviewed. The commission holds j that thofe terms were granted when it j was thought that manual means, dig- 1 ging out and. poisoning of pear, would i have to be employed, while now the ' settler has only to sit on the ve...
AUSTRALIA'S HOTTEST PLACE MARBLE BAR HAS THE DISTINCTION [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 21 January 1929
AUSTRALIA'S HOTTEST PLACE MABBLE BAB HAS THE DISTINC TION Where is the hottest place in Aus tralia? From official statistics it would appear that the hottest area of the continent is situated in the north west of Western Australia, about the Marble Bar and Nulhtginc goldfields. At Marble Bar, in the summer of 1921 23, a heat wave lasted for 103 days, the temperature registering over 100 degrees in the shade on each consecu tive day. The driest known part of Australia is in the Lake Eyre district, in South Australia (the only part of the continent below sea level), where the annual rainfall is only five inches. The wettest region is on the north east coast of ' O_ueen-land between Port Douglas and Cardwcll, where floods are being experienced at present. The general annual rainfall there is between lM and 165 inches. ~
GERALDTON'S R.M. TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 21 January 1929
GERALDTON'S RM= TEMPOBABY APPOINTMENT Owing to the death of the late Eosi dent Magistrate, Geraldton (Mr. G. A. Eastaugh), applications are being cull ed for the position, closing on Januarj 26. A*, however, .--oiiie delay will neces sarily take place in the actual appoint ment, arrangements have been made foj the Ko-sidcnt Magistrate, Cue (Mr. .a. Y. Butler) to perform the duties of licsident Magistrate, Geraldton, for the time being. lie will attend the Ioeai court sitiiiigs in the various centres ol the Yii-tovia Magisterial District on the dates arranged.
SPECTACULAR BLAZE HEAVY LOSS CAUSED Melbourne, January 20. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 21 January 1929
SPECTACULAR BLAZE HEAVY LOSS CAUSED Melbourne, January 20. In less than an hour electrical goons, machinery and buildings, valued at thousands of pounds, were destroye.l by a fire which occurred at the wonts of Weymouths, Ltd., electrical engin eers, Bichmond, shortly before midnight on Saturday. The outbreak was one of the most spectacular known in tuc district for same years and the glow caused. -by the flames, which rose 'a great distance into the air, was seen for many miles. The origin of the out break is unknown. Large quantities ol oil and other inflammable material were stored at the works. The fire j fighters were assisted in their ta-k by iire-proof doors, which helped them to confine the outbreak to the portion of the works in which it occurred. * ===== j 'Why are all these clubs lying about the, golf course?' 'Don't you know I Why it 's the Plumbers ' Tournament. ' ' j The Bev. Charles Loste, of St. Hel ens, Tasmania, r*aehed the age of 100 years last week. He says he ha...
THE GERALDTON GUARDIAN & EXPRESS PUBLISHED DAILY At 5 p.m. (6 p.m. Saturdays). [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 21 January 1929
THE GERALDTON GUARDIAN & EXPRESS PUBLISHED DAILY At 5 p.m. (6 p.m. Saturdays). Prepaid Subscription Bates: — (Post Free). 3 months ? 13/ . 6 months ? 25/6 9 months ? 38/ 12 months ? 50/ Booked: — 14/- per quarter (post' free). Scale of Advertising Bates. Classified columns for Advertise ments will appear in the 'Geraldton Guardian and Express' as occasion re quires. Rates for Ordinary Type Set and Display Advertisements: — Casual Advertisements, 4/- per inch. 25in. up to lOOin. to be used witlin 6 months, 3/- per single column inch. lOOin, up to 250in. to be used within 12 months, 2/6 per single column inch. . . 250in. up to 500in. to be used within 12 months, 1/9 per single column inch. 500in. up to l,000in. to be used with in 12 months, 1/6 per single column inch. __ j l,000in, or more to be used -within 12 months, 1/3 per single column inch. Leader Page 25 per «ent extra. Births, up to 5 lines, minimum 2/6. Each additional line 6d. DusitJiS;- Marriages, Engagements and 'F...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 21 January 1929
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The Geraldton Guardian & Express MONDAY, JANUARY 21, 1929. AN EPIC ADVENTURE [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 21 January 1929
'(Sir -£rral2-JUm (Buarfctsm & (£xpre$s MONDAY', JANUARY 21, 1929. AN EPIC ADVENTUBE i Throughout the civilised world, those j whose minds are not deadened by ton- j ccntration upon the common round or | the everlasting effort to acquire more '; and more of this world's goods, have been following with intense interest ' and stimulated imagination the splen did adventure entered upon in the Ant arctic by Sir Hubert Wilkins. There is quaiity about Polar exploration which singles it out from all the other adventures of man, the adventurous animal. It used to be assumed that hot blood was of the very essence of adventure; knightly forays into the territory of gallant foeman; voyages in quest of plunder, conquest and adven ture; crusat'es with the object of driv ing the infidel out of the Holy Land; all theso ancient adventures were un dertaken in a spirit of high emprise, of which hot blood was one of the most essential concomitants. Exploration among giant bergs, at a temperatu...