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Queensland Rail Strike Opening of Parliament PICKETS AT OIL DEPOT Brisbane, March 9. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
Queensland Rail Strike ? ♦ ? Opening of Parliament PICKETS AT OIL DEPOT Brisbane, March 9. , When the Queensland Parliament opened to-day the public galleries were crowded with men, a big percentage of whom were plainclothes police and pol ice trainees. Outside there was a heavy guard of police, but there was no sign of the threatened march by striking railwaymen and wharf lab ourers. It was the first time that Parlia ment had met since the strike began on February 2nd. The Labour Gov ernment has refused to bargain with the strikers. . It says they must approach the State Industrial Court. The Industrial Court has ruled it will not hear them until they go back to work. Two hundred pickets stood at the gate of the Shell Coy's Brisbane depot to-day. Men entering the depot had to pass through the pickets. Pickets did not attempt to stop petrol trucks leav ing the depot.
Dongara R.S.L. Meeting Land Settlement Criticised PROTEST TO MINISTER [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
Dongara R.S.L. Meeting Land Settlement Criticised PROTEST TO MINISTER There was quite a godd attendance at the recent annual meeting of the Dcngara Sub-Branch of the B.S.L., and in the election of officers the retiring president (Mr. H. Steele) and the retir ing secretary (Mr. E. Nairn) were unanimously re-elected, warm tributes being made by- many of those present to the excellent service 'rendered to the organisation by both officers during the past year. After the disposal of. formal business there was a keen discussion on the Ex-Servicemen's Land Settlement Scheme. One member stated that quite recently a farm in the district had been sold to a person already in possession of one farm and who was not an ex service man. The member for the district (Mr. D. Brand, M.L.A.), who was present at the meeting, said that the Minister had been approached on this matter and had stated that no action could be taken ou account of the fact that the pro perty in question did not measure up to th...
RECENT AIR TRAVELLERS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
RECENT AIR TRAVELLERS Geraldton to Perth (Saturday) — Mr. W. G. Bennett. Perth to Geraldton (Saturday) — Messrs. W. J. Kendrick, G. Sidoti, P. I». Horwood and Mrs. B. S. White. Geraldton to Onslow (Saturday) — Messrs. R. James and P. Carson. Perth to Geraldton (Sunday) — Messrs. F. M. Fraser, C. Lupp, J. P. Doust. Mesdames G. Clarke, J. P. Doust and J. Sweet. Geraldton to Perth. (Sunday)— Messrs. T. Watson, R. Walker, F. Cooper, D. Miller, A. W. Griffiths, R. Reardou, G. Bleus, C. H. Johnson, W. Wiltshire, J. N. Sharpe, Mesdames C. Dalton and A. Thompson and Miss B. Brennan. Geraldton to Carnarvon (Sunday) — Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Mathews. Geraldton to Port Hedlaud (Sunday) —Mr. R. H. Kirby. Perth to Geraldton (Monday) — Messrs. F. B. Colquhoun, F. E. Gaved, A. R. Rowell, V. J. Bradshaw, Mes danies I). Gaved and S. Mifflin. Geraldton to Perth (Monday) — Messrs. A. N. Stokes. G. R. Holland, W. P. Diddelow, G. H. Cooper, V. J. Bradshaw, A. J. Mitchell, Mesdames Stuart. J. R. Cooper, Miss ...
The Geraldton Guardian TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 1948 FLOOD TIDE OF COMMUNISM [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
? , (ihC i -6eriiidtott-&uttrbhin ? 1 TUESDAY, MARCH 0. 194S I . ? j FLOOD TIDE OF COMMUNISM Although their political faith is widely regarded with the utmost dis trust in democratic countries, it is cl3ar from the record of their successes since the last war that the apostles of Russian Communism are the most efficient propagandists the world has ever seen. In Europe, Poland. Yugoslavia, Bui- j garia, Albania, Rumania and Czecho slovakia — willingly or otherwise — have ' entered the Soviet fold. Finland looks ! iikely to be the next on the list of 'con- verts' : and Conunuuisin has secured guch a strong hold on other countries that, none too early, led by Britain, the western European nations are actively considering steps to block thu further advance of the red ideology. In Asia the picture is much the same. The Chinese Communist armies appear j to be reasonably certain of conquering j the great northern province of Man- 1 churia ; and their successes there and j in North-...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY Backache, joint pains, (TV ? r -, ^ may be due to tired ^O^ til kidneys. ^^^^^^^ (y\ 1/ xf flul n cfOQrk I IACKACHE, RHEUMATISM RELIEVED Those odd jobs will be a pleasure again, once nagging backache and aching joints are relieved. These pains are often a warning of tired kidneys. The kidneys are Nature's way of removing harmful acids and waste matter from the blood. An excess of acids' accumulated in the blood may result in backache, rheu matic pains, loss of pep and energy, disturbed nights, swel ling, puffiness under the eyes, headaches and dizziness. Millions of sufferers have gained happy relief by taking DOAPTS BACKACHE KIDNEY PILLS. If you suspect your kidneys, act quickly. Ask your Chemist or Store for DOAPPS. DOANS I— BACKACHE KIDNEY P/ZIS-J At Chemists and Stores ^All Over the World - Sole Proprietors: FOSJER-McCLELLAN CO. Buffalo, New York; London; Sydney. -??§???? DP5/C/7HHBBHB Take one teaspoonful o£ De Witt's Antacid Powder in a little water...
AMUSEMENTS Radio Theatre Talkies REVIEW OF PROGRAMMES [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
AMUSEMENTS ? «. ? Radio Theatre Talkies REVIEW OF PROGRAMMES Rita Haywonh scores an outstand ing success iu li-v'r lirst serious drama tic role in 'Gilda.' which screens at the Radio Theatre to-night and again t-i-nitiiTo\v niiiht. This film is sup ported lty 'Mysterious Intruder,' .'i gripping story J;ii-J in the by-ways ?-! a great city. 'I'he prograiniu*' 1-H' Thurs day night next is as follows.: — (1 ) — Newsrtvl. (2) — 'Flame of the West' (Johnny Muck Brown, Joan Woodimry and Raymond Hutt«.n). -3l — 'Brenda Starr. Reporter'' (Serial) H) — 'Cinderella .Jones' (.Joan Leslie, RolK»rr Alday and Edward Everett Hurt on I. 'Gilda' Rita Hayw«;rth. at the height of her career, has at lasi received what sin1 had been yearning for for so long, her first important dramatic role. As the bewitching ??(iil-h'.,'' in the exciting romantic drama of the tamo name with Glenn Ford, George Macready and Joseph Calleia, screening to-nitrht and to-morrow night, Rita convincingly demonstrates that she ...
New Season's Pictures Warner Bros.' Attractions A FORMIDABLE LIST [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
New Season's Pictures Warner Bros/ Attractions A FORMIDABLE LIST Co-incidental with the early arrival in Australia of the vice-president of Warner Bros. International Corpora tion (Mr. Wolfe Cohen) a deal has been completed for the release in Ger aldton of this year's output of Warner Bros. On these films the Company has lavished the record sum of forty million dollars, and this expenditure is reflected in the quality of pictures soon to be shown in Geraldton. Included in them ! are such productions as 'Night and j Day,' life-story of composer Cole Porter '. in technicolor and starring Cary Grant, ! Alexis Smith, Monty Woolley, Mary Martin and Jane Wyruan. Most of Porter's well-known hits are featured, some of these being the title song 'Night and Day,' 'Begin the Beguine,' j 'My Heart Belongs to Daddy,' 'In the j Still of the Night,' 'Rosalie' and 'I've j Got You Under by Skin.' 'The Big Sleep,' filmed from the famous mystery novel by Raymond Chandler and starring Humphrey | Bogart...
The Significance of Salt Armchair Christianity NEEDS OF THE MOMENT [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
The Significance of Salt ? «, ? Armchair Christianity j NEEDS OF THE MOMENT fBy Quo Vadis') 'Ye an- th.- sait of the earth, hut if riie salt has lost its savour «h-jre\vifh sli:ill it he suli^dV It is lionceforrh ! :4- -« '--! for nutliiuir, Itut to We c;ist our, aud ; to We ti'odil-.wi under foot of men.' | 'I hes-» words were sji-»keii Ijy - fur Lord to a number of the ujeji and women of His i lay — men and women very much like ourselves, facing the joys and prob lems of tiie everyday life, aud there fore the woid.s apply ju.st as much to us j as they did to them. J We are the salt of the earth! What a hujre responsibility Christ has placed iipui us. We all know how insipid i'ood js without salt. I do not suppose there is one kitchen in Australia that does not possess a jar of salt, which surely jroes to show how necessary it is; yet Christ actually compares us to salt : we- are necessary in the world ; we havy -;ur job to perform : and if that job is not carried out there is some...
German Prisoners Repatriation from Britain MANY CHOOSE TO STAY [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
German Prisoners — Repatriation from Britain MANY CHOOSE TO STAY Britain is accelerating the repatria tion of all German prisoners-of-war still in the United Kingdom. All except those who choose to remain wll have left for Germany by the end of July next. For more than a year about 15,000 prisoners have been sent back to Germany regularly each month. During the first quarter of this year, accord ing to a statement by Britain's Sec retary of State for War (Mr. E. Shin well) it is proposed to release 74.000 German prisoners uow in Britain and to complete the repatriation during July. In addition, 15,000 of those wh-: are now in the Middle East will also be sent home during the first two quar ters of this year. Previous estimates had indicated that the return to their country of Ger man prisoners-of-war in Britain would not be finished before the end of 1948. Under these new arrangements they will be back in Germany in time to help with the harvest there. About 1(30,000 have elected to...
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
PERSONAL Mr. Chas. Lupp. principal of Lupp'.s Radio Cent iv, returned to Geraldroii by air on Sunday last after attending «*i conference of radio dealers in Perth last week. i * 4 * * * ii*-v. J. II. Gregson and Mrs. Greg son, of the Presbyterian Manse. Lester Aveniu1, returned to Gi*raldron last night after an extended holiday spout with relatives iu Brisbane. ***** Mr. J. L. Doherty. public accouutaui, of Marine Terrace, has been appointed a Commissioner for Declarations. Notification to this effect appears in the current issue of the 'Government Gazette.' ***** Sister V. Muldoou. --f the Public Health Department, arrived in Geraid ton by bus last night to join Dr. J. Anderson in the examination. of child ren in attendance at school in the town and district. Mr. A. E. Gillert. manager for G. J. Coles & Coy. Ltd. at 'Geraldtou, made a brief visit to Perth during the week end and returned by air -m Sunday morning in company with bis wife and two children. Mr. and Mrs. Gillet...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
THE 'WALES' fosters small business, too The idea that banks are mainly concerned with 'big business' is mistaken. It is soundness, not size, that counts. Even the large companies banking with us mostly began in a small way and grew steadily with the wise use of bank advances. This bank has fostered the economic growth of ' Australia continuously for over 130 years. In numerable Australians have been glad of our help and proud to 'bank at the bales' '. There is a Branch of the Bank in your district — prepared to serve all types and sizes of business. Consult and use — BANK OF NEW SOUTH WALES FIRST BANK !N AUSTRALIA (Incorporated tn New South Wales with limited liability) A4802D |f A short while back, a farmer who was being financed by an Australian Life Assurance Society, brought up a minor problem. Some orange trees were not bearing, and die society arranged expert advice. The soil was found to be lacking in zinc, and it was. added to the soil, without result. However, when Zinc was...
LOCAL AND GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
LOCAL AND GENERAL ? «^ ? Departure ci Whtai Boat.— The load- \ ing at Geraluion of u,-7o tous of bulk 1 wheat on the s.s. Indian Trader was j completed last night and the vessel i mailed for India at 10.30 a.m. to-day. Weather Forecast. — The weather Bureau to-day issued the following Ger- ' ahltou iorecast lor the next twenty- ! l- ur hours: — Fine and hoi with moder ate east to south-east winds ana moderate sea breeze aud slight seas. Matinee Programme. — An unusual story of the experiences of a boy who finds a horse in an islaud is told in 'Gallant Bess,'' which will be screened at the Radio Theatre matinee on Satur day next. Short subjects will include Australian Review, 'Tee for Two' (cartoon), 'The Golden Hunch' and another episode of the serial story, 'Brenda Starr — Reporter.' [ Tourist Activities. — The Director of ! I rhe Government Tourist Bureau (Mr. ilt. H. Miller), accompanied by Air. W. \ Carroll, of tue Metropolitan Omnibus j Company, will arrive in Geraldton ou Thur...
WEDDING BELLS Wright-Delaney CEREMONY AT SUBIACO [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
WEDDING BELLS Wright-Delaney CEREMONY AT SUBIACO A wedding of local interest took place at St. Josephs Church at Subiaco on Saturday last, the contracting parties being two well-known residents of Ger Kldton in Mr. Chas. Wright and Mrs. H. Delaney. For the ceremony the bride wore an ensemble of pale mauve crepe embroidered in a deeper shade of mauve with navy blue accessories and carried a posy of deep red roses. Miss Evelyn Palmer, a niece of the bride groom, attended the bride in a frock of two-toned tan crepe with white accessories and carried a pastel shaded posy, and Mr. H. Palmer officiated as best man. A reception was sub sequently held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. Palmer, brother-in-law and sister of the* bridegroom, Mrs. Palmer receiving the guests in a costume of navy blue crepe romaiue embroidered in lighter blues with navy accessories. The bride. later changed into a biscuit shaded silk linen costume embroidered in brown with brown accessories.
Metropolitan Racing W.A.T.C. Meeting WEIGHTS FOR SATURDAY [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
Metropolitan Racing W.A.T.C. Meeting WEIGHTS FOR SATURDAY ? * The following weights 4Islve been declared for the race meeting to be con ducted by the Western Australian Turf Club at headquarters on Saturday next : — DARDANLP MAIDEN (For three ami four-year-olds) Six furlongs His Double - « 0 Pantonia ? S 3 Speu - ? _ 12 Comet Vale - S - Dunedin Lass S 12 Lady Lonios S 2 Rockdale - - S 12 Agrileta ? 8 2 Bosisto ? S 11 Epinard ? 8 2 Caraudiug - - S 10 Gay Cleo - - _ 1 Sandringhain 8 1) Sau Puella - - S 1 Ainatanea - - S 1) Kialla Lady 8 -» CoogiUa ? S 0 Rosebury ? S 0 Sky Lady - - 8 7 Botanical - - 7 13 Bride's Hero S 7 Anne's Idea - 7 13 Royal Don - 8 0 Bofel ? 7 13 Spring Folly S G Leave Pass - 7 13 L. Koralling 8 H Rhythm Girl 7 10 Mark Royal S 0 Aprosan ? 7 10 Beaumadis - - S -i Tadzik - - - 7 10 Lady Peith - 8 C Lady Noelene 7 7 Lady Dainty S 5 Glen Uru ? 7 i» Jayland ? S -1 Night Feast 7 -r- Turf Queen -8.5 Queenie ? 7 3 Fond Loch - - 8 3 Ralgore ? 7 5 DENMAN HANDICAP (For two-y...
Social Match at Queen's Park NARNGULU DEFEATS C.B.C. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
Social Match at Queen's Park NARNGULU DEFEATS C.B.C. The following are the scores of a j social match played on Queen's Park I on Saturday hist between teams repre- \ seuting the Christian Brothers' College j and the Narngulu Cricket Club : — j CHRISTIAN BROTHERS' COLLEGE i P. Doyle, I) F. McConkey ? 0 j J. Pruce, run out ? ~- i W. Ward, l.b.w., 1- .7. Lang .... 12 I B. Stewart, c S. McConkey, b J. i Giles ? 03 I M. Marshall, c Ba radon, b F. McConkey ? '? ; W. Dornan. b S. McConkey .... 1 1 ! P. Gee, c S. McOhiIkw, b J. Giles V3 j P. Brennau. run out ? -? ; J. Doyle, b J. Giles ? 2 ! B. Thurkle, not out ? 1 ! J. Mora, c Barndon, b J. Giles . . -! j Total 12i; j Bowling : F. McConkey. two for 32 : j J. 'Lang, one for 15; S. McConkey. one j for 25; J. Giles, four for 30; H. Barn- ! don, nil for 22. I NARNGULU j R. Giles, b Dornan ? 52 j H. Barndon, c Brennan. b P. Doyle 2.'i j J. Perejuan, retired ? 4S S. McConkey, b Dornan ? KJ K. Bone, b Stewart ? 5 J. Lang, retired ? . 2'i J. Gile...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
MISCELLANEOUS j J^GAIN AVAILABLE! Brown Wrap ping Paper (Flat or Reels). Now obtainable from Geraldton Newspapers Limited. Geraldton. j ^_T Geraldton Newspapers Limited you can obtoiti all your school requisites (except text books) at miui niuui prices. ? j i^NNl'AL Meeting of Geraldion ] '*' Branch of C.W.A. at Rest Room ' - this Friday, March 12th, at 3 p.m. : \ sharp. Election of Officers, Reports ' - and other Important Business. — L. E. ; \ Mulgrue. President. j ' ? j (J.OMPENDIUMS ! While they last at 1/- each at Geraldton Newspapers ' Limited, Geraldton. i -£JAR and Truck. Owners'. Front and Rear Spring Assemblies and Maiu Leaves for all makes are available at ; Young Motors I'ty. Ltd., Geraldtou. j i ? ; l QH1LDREN — All School Books j (except text books) aad other s School Requisites are obtainable at . j Geraldton Newspapers Limited. J i QON-RODS for all makes of Cars, j Trucks and Tractors are stocked j by United Motors, of Perth: they give -.i Same-Day Re-Metalling Servi...
People on the Move Midland Omnibus Service PASSENGERS BY ROAD [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 9 March 1948
PEOPLE ON THE MOVE. &nbsp; MIDLAND OMNIBUS SERVICE. PASSENGERS BY ROAD The following are the Passengers who travelled by the bus of the Midland Railway Compauy between Perth & Geraldton during the past few days: - &nbsp; PERTH to Geraldton (Saturday) — &nbsp; Messrs. A. Hobson, R. Shaw, D Owens, C. Lamb, C Tilley, M. Sims, T. Quinlan, &nbsp; W. Ramsey, H. Dawsou, C.' Pirovetsis, &nbsp; P. O'Brien, D. Deegan, F. Cole, &nbsp; K. Langos, A. McGilp, Richetkero, Ullrich, MESDAMES J. Thirloway, R. Shaw, A. Hyde, C. Lamb, M. Logan, D. Papas, C. Pirovetsis, Leonard & MISS M. Hunt. GERALDTON to Perth (Monday) — MESSRS G. Stokes, H. Dinham, N. Westland, Burchan, Gardiner, W. Mitchell, &nbsp; A. McGilp, K. Mead, J. D Atkinson, F. R. Watts, T. Bygraves, D. Hopson, MESDAMES A. Prince, H. Dinham, F. Vanzetti, Browning. Duff, Bignell, &nbsp; Murray, Straiton, A. McGilp, MISSES M. White, E. Breakell, West & Grun...
SUNRISE AND SUNSET FIGURES FOR MARCH [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 11 March 1948
SUNRISE AND SUNSET FIGURES FOR MARCH Day Rise Set Day Rise Set 1 6.13 0.5G I 17 0.23 6.3S 2 0.13 0.55 | IS 0.23 0.37 3 0.14 0.H4 j 10 G.23 fi.3G 4 0.14 O.r-3 | 20 G.24 0.35 5 0.15 0.52 | 21 0.24 0.34 0 0.15 0.51 ! 22 G.25 0.32 7 G.10 0.49 j 23 0.25 0.31 S G.1G 0.4S ! 24 0.20 0.30 9 6.17 0-47 I 25 6.27 C.29 10 0:lS 0.40 | 20 0.27 G.2S 11 G.I?) 0.45 | 27 0.2S 0.20 12 0.20 0.43 | 2S 0.2'.) 0.25 13 0.20 0.42 | 20 0.30 0.24 14 fi.21 0.41 | 30 0.31 0.23 15. 0.22 0.40 I 31 0.31 0.21 10 G.22 G.39 |