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SURFING ACCIDENT FATAL DIVE AT BUNBURY Bunbury, January 21. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 22 January 1929
SURFING ACCIDENT FATAL DIVE AT BUNBURY Bunbury, January 21. As a result of injuries received whilst surfing on the ocean beach on Saturday afternoon, .Stanley James Hnclin (21), a son of Mr. F. J. Huelin, of Darling ton, secretary to the Medical Depart ment, died in the Bunbury Hospital, at (5.45 p.m. yesterday. Huelin dived into a wave and struck his head on tho sand, causing a disloca tion of the neck. He was hurried to hospital by friends, and Mr. F. A. Had ley was summoned from Perth. He performed an operation, but the unfor tunate man failed to recover. Huelin was educated at the Guildf ord Grammar School and continued his stu dies at the University of W.A., where he was engaged in the second year of the engir.eerSng course His older bro ther, Frank E. Huelin, took the Degree of Bachelor of Science, with honors, in .1927.
MORAWA'S ADVANCE EXTENSIVE BUILDING. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 22 January 1929
MORAWA'S ADVANCE EXTENSIVE BUILDING. ' The value of buildings erected in iforawa in 1928 was £10,500, against an expenditure ia 1927 of about £20,000, which included the Hotel Morawa. Last year's building, how ever, snowed greater strides in the ad vancement of this centre, as, apart' from the hotel, the value of buildings erected in 1927 was only half of those constructed in 1928. Last year's work . included two large garages and shops by Mr. G. H. TiUey as a cost of £4000, 'garage and cement brick dwelling by Mr. A. l'owell (£1600), printing .office, two shops and a dwelling for Mr. E. S. Sampson (£2000), additions and ex tensions to Lodge and Son's store (£2000), an.l a dwelling for Mr. J. \V. .Jones (£500). Some of the buildings mentioned arc just being completed. . Morawa is now the most important centre in the wheat and sheep areas serv ed by the Wongan HilLs-Mullewa line. The expenditure of about £20,000 is con templated during the coming months, the buildings including a tow...
WILUNA DEVELOPMENTS THE RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION PLANT TO TREAT 40,000 TONS PER MONTH. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 22 January 1929
WILUNA DEVELOPMENTS THE RAILWAY CONSTRUC TION PLANT TO TBEAT 40,000 TONS PER MONTH. Matters relating to the Wiluna gold' mines were referred to the chairman of the Associated Mining and Finance Co., Ltd. (Mr. F. H. Hamilton), at the annual meeting of the company held in London on December 19. - The chairman said: — Onr main Aus tralian holding is represented by shares in the Wiluna Gold Corporation, which owns the entire share capital of the Wiluna Gold Mines Ltd. The record for the year has been one of steady ..and satisfactory progress. With the disclosure reported at the beginning of the year of a large tonnage of pay able ore, active development was to some extent subordinated to the more essential work of preparing the mine for the extraction of those reserves for treatment. A large main hauling shaft of five compartments was com menced in August, and at November 27 it had reached a depth of 178 feet, and with tlie more effective provision recently made to cope with the con sid...
DECORATING THE TOWN MUNICIPAL COUNCIL'S LEAD [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 22 January 1929
DECORATING THE TOWN MUNICIPAL COUNCIL'S LEAD The Geraldton Municipal Council have intimated that they will assist in giving the town a festive appearance during Geraldton Week by hanging strings of coloured lights at all the main street corners, and will also dis play flags from various vantage points on corners. The railway department arc also co operating with the committee, and in tend to fully decorate the station. If traders will get busy and decorate their shops, visitors should be assured of see ing the town at its best. At last night's committee meeting, a special committee was elected to judge the decorated premises for the prize of fered by the committee. Marshal Foch, who has been suffering seriously from heart trouble, is reported from Paris to be progressing satisfac torily, although he is not yet out of danger. He is now reading the news papers, and following current events. The Marshal, who is showing magnifi cent spirit, continually calls for Gen eral Welgand, with w...
EDUCATION PROBLEMS MENTAL TRAINING OF CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 22 January 1929
EDUCATION PROBLEMS MENTAL TRAINING OF CHXL DEEN. One of the most important pro blems which Victorian educationists expect to come within the scope of the Carnegie Educational Rescarcu Institute is that of conducting mental tests. The Victorian committee of the institute is now iu process of for-' luation. In education circles it is contended that a twofold purpose wonld be served by the tests — the segregation of the sub-normal chil dren and the scientific classification of the normal children on the basis of educationability instead of relying on the chronological basis, which at pre sent is a factor of organisation in Australian and English schools. In support of this contention it is claimed that the discovery of Binet of a natural and reliable standard and the demonstration by American psy chologists in selecting recruits for ser vice in the great war of what can be done1 with group testing have every where opened the eyes of educationists to the importance of this agency. But w...
V.D. AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY THE CENTENARY SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 22 January 1929
V.D. AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY :f THE CEN1EKABY SHOW. The first meeting of the committee of the Victoria District Agricoltnra* Society this year was held last TJuu^ day evening, Mr. Frank Green prosit.. . '' ing. It was resolved to make early ap plication to the Government for tbe 1» dustries Exhibition to be placed at tne Society's 1020 Show, and a special ef fort should be juadc by the Society to make the Centennial Vcar Show a big ger success than hitherto. The secretary submitted a statement of receipts and expenditure showing si profit for the last show of £281. Tne proceeds fr.om the publican's booth a uiountcd to only £30 as against £128 for the previous year. A letter was received from one com petitor claiming £1/1/- for a dozcu ^SSS which wer- said to have been handed out to the wrong exhibitor. Tile Committee decided that it could noc - pay more than the market price of * dozen eggs, .i '.'-? The secretary reported the sale of tb» ' v last block of land at the old siiow :c grou...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 22 January 1929
SECOND HEAT OF AUSTRALIAN SKIFF CHAMPIONSHIP * 1 Fourteen boats contsested the second heat of the 16ft. Skiff Championship over tte Bricklanding course recently, Victor II (Queensland) -was an easy winner from Verona (W.A.), reversing the result of the first race. Top: The first board after the start. Quest, Glorious, Verona and Westral are in the picture. Lower: Victor U. crossing the finishing U*ae WESTERN AUSTRALIA WINS AUSTRALIAN SKIFF CHAMPIONSHIP Verona a West Austraiiaja boat -winning the third and final heat of the Australian 16ft. Skiff Championship from the Queensland boat Victor XL In set: The winning crew. Back row: W.Stiles, W. P. Oliver (owner), F. Hines, Front row: B. Ackering, J. N. Norris (skipper), H. Oliver and F. Oliver.
WEDDING McGEACHIN—HAYTER [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 22 January 1929
WEDDING McGEACHIN— HAYXER On Wednesday, January 16, Mr. Hugh Reginald McGeachin, - only son of Mr. and Mrs. McGeachin of Grass Valley, and Miss Lena Hayter, only daughter of Mrs. Hayter, of Wood anilling and the late Mr. Samuel Hay ter, at one time proprietor of the 'Mt Magnet Miner/' were married by the Rev. W. Burbridge, in the Anglican Church, Kntanning, the ceremony fceiag a quiet one. The bride, who was given away by Mr. Harold Fidock, looked charming, in a dress of silver brocaded georgette, with silk Limerick .lace veil, which also formed the train, and the usual coronet of orange blossom. She carried a bouquet of white roses and fern. She was attended by Mrs. Knowles, sister of the bridegroom, as matron of honour. She woxe a navy crepe de chene frock with pink hat and carried a shower bouquet of pink and white roses. Little Jean and Baby Knowles acted as train bearers, and looked picturesque in quaint Victorian frocks of pale blue crope de chene, with pink crepe dc chene fri...
AMUSEMENTS. TO-NIGHT'S SUPER PHOTOPLAY. Uncle Tom's Cabin. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 22 January 1929
[?] TO-NIGHT'S SUPER PHOTOPLAY. ^n-2te «om»*«kbHL - - Preceded by an atmospheric prologue featuring Baby Edyth Straw and Jack Holman in. southern plantation melo dies on, th# banjo, songs and 'dances, and accompanied by a special musical *core arranged by Mr. Fred Spargo, the big film classic, 'Uncle Tom's Cabin,' commences a season of three nights at the King's . Theatre to-night, and wiil also be presented with the prologue at. Northampton on Saturday, January 26. 'Uncle Tom** Cabin' is the most expensive attraction presented since the 'King of Kings,' but the management are confident the extra patronage re corded in other towns will be extended to Radio Pictures.' ** Uncle Tom's Cabin' was close to two years in pro duction and over 5,000 people were w-cd in making it. The cast includes Margarita Fischer, Arthur Edmund Ca rew, John Rocrc, Gertrude Astor, Lu cien battlefield, George Siegmann, Mona Ray,. Virginia Grey, Eulalie Jensen, J. Gordon- Russell, Ailcen Manning, Jack Mower, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 22 January 1929
NORTHAMPTON JOCKEY CLUB picni(Tmeeting - MONDAY, F.EBRUA&Y 4, 1929 £92/10 t STAKES £92/10 1. Maiden Hack Bace, £7/10. — Six furlongs. For Northampton and Upper Chapman Horses. 2. Flying Handicap, £12/10.— Five furlongs. 3. Picnic Parse, £10.— Six furlongs. 4. Farmers' Plate, £12/10.— Five fur longs; for Northampton and Upper Chapman Horses. 5. Hampton Handicap, £25.— One mile. 6. District Plate, £10. — Six furlongs. For Northampton and Upper Chapman bred horses. 7. Farewell Handicap, £15.— Seven furlongs. Nominations close with the Secretary, at Northampton, at 8 p.m.. on FRIDAY, January 25th, or with Mr. J. J. Brown, Secretary of the V.D.T.C., Geraldton, at 5p.m. on Monday, January 28, from either of whom nomination forms may be obtained. Booth. — Mr. E. E. Eaton. ? Teas, Cool Drinks. — Mrs. Choppin. Special Orchestra Night at the King'.* Hall ifter the Races. Do Luxe Radio Attraction. * F. B. CATTLE, Secretary Northampton Jockev Club. Phone 53. P.O. Box 13. January 21, 192...
CANADIAN WHEAT HARVEST RECORD PREDICTED. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 22 January 1929
CANADIAN WHEAT HARVEST EECOSD PREDICTED. The 'current Canadian -wheat har vest, 'estimated at 575,000,000 bushels, will -be a record for the Dominion, ac« cording' to the November circular of th'e Eoyal Bank of Canada. The Jbank states that an average of the crop estimates indicates that crops of tfie three prairie provinces will am ount to 540 million bushels of. wheat, 315 million^ bushels -of oats, 115 million bushels of barley, 15 million bushels of rye, and. .four million bushels of flax. Although August frost damaged the wheat in Saskatchewan and Alberta to a substantial degree, preliminary sta tistics indicate that -wheat will grade much better than in 1927-28, and that protein content will be exceptionally high. The early harvest has permit 'ted. rapid movement of the wheat to waf-d the seaboard, and some conges tion is. '.;_ reported . .. at .:. the! terminals. Ev*n though prices should remain somewhat lower than : last year, the price factor will be largely offset by the l...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 22 January 1929
Births, Marriages and Deaths IN MEMORIAM TAYLOE. — In loving memory of our dear brother, Sam, who departed this life on January 22, 1927, at St. John of God Hospital. Memories. — Inserted by his loving sisters, Win nie, Lucy and brother-in-law, Alex and family, Margaret Biver. TAYLOK. — In loving memory of our dear s«n and brother, Samuel, who passed away on January 22, 1927, age 18 years and 5* months. Fond are the ties that are broken, Dear is the one that is gone, In memory we will always keep him, As long as the years roll on. — Inserted by his loving parents, brothers and sisters, Howatharra. GRIMSHAW. — In loving memory of our dear father and grandfather, who departed this life, January 23, 1926. We place our flowers on your grave, Tis all that we ean do; But let this little token tell, read Dad, We will always think of you. — Inserted by his loving son, Jack, and daughter-in-law Jessie, and grand children, Jessie, Jacky, Doris, Billy and Harry.
THE HUMBLE HERRING A LITTLE FISH; A BIG INDUSTRY FLEETS FOLLOW THE FISH [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 22 January 1929
THE HUMBLE HERRING A LITTLE FISH; A BIG INDUSTRY FLEETS FOLLOW THE FISH Full of interest is the tale of tho garnering of tho big harvest of the sen off tho cast coast of England, when the herring fleet v.'orks -lovrr. from Scotland j to Yarmouth and Lowostoft. The her ring harvest is accompanied by the an- I nual invasion of the .Scottish fiVhci lassies, who travel by special train to do their work at the various fishing ports.. Then, . following a bright, moonlight night, 'a line haul ot herrings is .wit nessed, when at Yarmouth 458 boa^s land 24,000 crans, while 280 boats, oj^r ating at Lowestoft, bring in 22,t«W crans. ' ' Thus the glad news goes ronmr locally. Twenty-four hours of ceaseless work— result, just over 40,000,000. her rings, by no means a record. The regular routine of the- harvest *s the same. The moment the moorin^ rope.-i of the herring boats arc ashor*: up goes u half-basket sample on the hoist. The fish arc thrown on to a tray below an auctioneer's rostrum. Test...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 22 January 1929
The VICTORIA Insurance Co., Ltd. THE OLDEST AUSTRALIAN OFFICE Estd. 1849. LIFE, WORKERS' COMPENSATION, MOTOR CAR AND ALL ACCIDENT POLICIES EFFECTED. R. JOSEPH, Local Ager*. — CHAS. H. CURLEWIS, Manager, PERTH | HUMAN ASSETS AND LIABILITIES l[ A GOOD CITIZEN takes an interest in his town, and seeks op i] portunities to serve it, event at the cost of a little time and money. -l Above all he buys all his requirements in his own town. Usually he S is th~ kind of man one likes to meet. HE IS AN ASSET. A mere . i resident takes no interest in his town beyond getting his living from ,? it. He accepts service and business from his townsmen, but gives -? little or nothing in return. He will suffer the winter cold waiting a (' visit to Perth hoping to get an overcoat a little cheaper than in Ger (\ aldton. HE IS A TOWN LIABILITY. ji BUY IN YOUR OWN TOWN |i ADVANCE GERALDTON AND THE NORTH i (PHONE 253 Day and Night) (BOX 75) TERRIFIC TIMBER EXPLOSION B. JOSEPH'S . FURNITURE ARCADE. GERALDTON H...
Y.A.L. BOYS VISIT TO AMERICA PARADE THROUGH SAN FRANCISCO San Francisco, January 18. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 22 January 1929
Y.A.L. WY$ VISIT TO AMERICA PARADE THEOUGH SAN FEAN C35CO San Francisco. Januarv 18. A party of Young Australia League boys arrived to-day and were met by a committee of civic officials and citi zens, who were formerly Australians. The boys were taken to the City Hall and received by the Mayor (Mr. James Eolph). Subsequently they paraded up Mar ket-street through a great throng of on lookers, being led bv a police band. The parade passed batleries of kincma cameras. They lunched at ' the Si'. Francis Hotel as guests of the manage ment, and afterwards went to the Goat Island Naval Station, where Command - ane Landenberger welcomed them, and installed them for the night. To morrow the boys will becin a rount of activities and entertainnsents. Thev \ will spend ten days here before leaving for Canada. ' j The Director of the League (Mr. J. j J. Simons) said in an interview: — 'it is the purpose of the tour t* strengthen ' the ties of friendship and goodwill be tween the people of Austr...