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MAIL TIME TABLE [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
MAIL ITME TABLP Mails close at Gerald ton Past. OScc for the undermentioned places ts fol »ws: — Perth Lines. Pflrth, Fremantle -in«I intermediate places, via Midi inn. — iiondajs, 4 am.; p.m.; Thursdays 4 a.m. Perth, via Woag;-n Hills.- -Mondays, S ajn. Cue Line. Cue and intermediate places. — Mon- days, 8 a.m. Cue, Meekatharra and injermedint«- places. — Tuesdays and Fridays, 9.30 a.m. Yalgoo and intermediate place* — Wednesday and Saturday, 8 a.m. Mullewa, Yalgoo and Wbngan Line — Thursdays, 8 a-m. Northampton Line. .Northampton and intermediate plac es. — Mondays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. Northampton, Ajana and intermrrt i&te places. — Tuesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.
AMUSEMENTS. TO-NIGHT'S PROGRAMME [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
AMUSEMENTS. ' TO-KICrHT*S PROGRAMME— 1. 'The Phantom of the Circus' 2. 'The Biddle fiider' 3. 'The Escape' Prices: 2/2 and l/7£; Children, fiL ^ The Thrills of the Circus— ^ Circus pictures are always fondac. 'V There is an appeal in the Big Bog/ ^ ?with its liotLb and tigers and mwjft*«« X.'* that is felt . by every man, woman mbA child. 'The Phontom of die Circus'* *^ -screens to-night. j-£ Story of the Underworld ? An armoured car and several Srow» ing and Lewis Machine guns were used - =ii making -*.*-The Escape,' screening to- ~ .night. Gangsters, commonly called gor illas, /stage a terrific battle in a night- \ CluJ' Irene Rich in 'The Silver Slave* — . *= .Not since her portrayal of the-mota- ' cr in. '*Lady Winderemere's Em.' *»« ' Hiss Rich had a part so neb in etna- ^n* tsonal and romantic possibilites as ffeai t-s of the glittering widow, in 'The Silver ^ Slave,' screening on Saturday, who, «?_ j£ save her daughter, conceivet. the idea. HE stealing her daughter's lovers. ...
ROADSIDE MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
ROADSIDE MAILS. Geraldton-WheJarra, — leaves Gerald ton, Tuesdays, and Fridays, 11 a.m. K*j turns Wednesdays, 4.45 p.m., Saturdays 7.15 pjn. Goraldton-'Narra Tarra. — leaves Got aldton Friday 9 p. in.; returns Sundays 7.30 p.m. Gerald ton -Bluff Point. — Leaves Oer aldton, Mondays, Wednesdays, Thurs days, and Saturdays, 9 a.m: Tuesdays and Fridays, 11 a.m. Returns, Mon days, Wednesdays Thursdays, and Sat urdays, 9 a.w; Tuesdays and Fridays,
THE THIRD TEST CHANGING FORTUNES OF THE GAME ENGLAND'S BIG TASK RECORDS OF PREVIOUS TESTS Perth. Jan. 4. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
THE THIRD TEST CHANGING FORTUNES OF THE GAME ENGLAND'S BIG TASK EECOEDS OF~PEEVIOUS TESTS Perth. Jan. 4. 'Old Boy' telegraphs to the 'West Australian'' from Melbourne on Janu arFive'days of tko third Test match arc finisnea auu nuu *»'* &- — . ? much to that he would be a wise man, who could forecast the result. The pos ition is that with two wickets still ia hand Australia has 327 runs to the ..ood. It is an old cricket saying that It is better to have runs than to have to get them, and that is where Austral ia's are at present. They have run*. England has to make them to win. In this match, tour years ago, w&- land had to make 327 to win, and fau nd by 81 runs. In Adelaide Bnglan-x had to make 375 to win and failed by 70 run*. In Sydney,, in 1908, England had to make 279 to win and failed by 49 runs. I cannot find one instance in the whole long series of test matches in which the side set to make 300 runs in the fourth inning has proved successful, so the Australia...
CANADA'S POPULATION [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
CANADA'S POPULATION In 1667 the population of Canada (then known as New France) was ap proximately 4,000; in 17S4 it had in creased to 113,000; in 1840 it had reach ed 1,000,000; and to-day the figure is set at approximately 93000.000. The Bible has Keen translated into 608- different languages. The transla tion into Afrikaans is now in prog ress and of the 15 new- editions, nine are to be in African languages. \
"SUNRISE" [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
'SUNRISE' 'Sunrise,' the super attraction, screening on Wednesday and TJmxsdayv next, and at Northampton on isatnrda^ January 12 will bring back in a starring roln. Janet Gaynor, the magnetic young- : star who had the role of Diane in 'Sev- --- enth Heaven. ' The other star is George ' O'Brien. The picture possesses that indefinable something which m«An all ??' plays or films that arc considered great.
Thames Improvements. HUGE LANDING STAGE [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
Thames Improvements. HUGE LANDING STAGE Year by year a higher standard of comfort is expected by the travelling public and the gigantic landing stage at Tilbury is one of the recent develop ments in this direction. This is only one part of a large pro gramme of improvements which is be ing carried out by the Port of London Authorityj but more than all the others it will affect the comfort of passengers. When the landing stage is complete which will be about next September, the largest ships coming up the Thames will be able to go alongside and pas sengers will be able to walk ashore; and not only that, but the gangways which they will tread will be abuost level and under cover. But ships cannot conveniently make fast alongside a pier where the tide rises and falls 21 feet, for that would mean for ever tending hawsers. So an enormous floating stage is being constructed which rises and falls with the tide and which is connected to the shore by long bridges and booms hinged at each end...
A BEWITCHING SMILE. WON A BRIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
A BEWITCHING SMILE. WON A BRIDE. The London 'Sunday Chronicle' states that a Bradford tram conductor named Tom Shutt smiled alluringly on Miss Pearson, a bride en route to* the church, and she immediately diappear cd and cancelled her wedding. She then re-appeared next day as Shutt 's bride. They were married by special licence. The jilted bridegroom took the blow like a hero, and wisliod the couple a happy life. 'I couldn't marry the other man after 1 saw Tom's smile,' confessed Mrs. Shutt. She admitted that she saw Tom ,orice previously, when he also smiled on' her. It was love at first sight. ?/'.?. ... -
STORM AT CUE HEAVY RAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
STORM AT CUE ^ — HEAVY BAIN. Following on Christmas Dayj- whicli was only moderately hot compared with what followed, the thermometer rose to HWi.6 on the 27th, 110.S on the 28th and dropped gradually to 101.3 on tho 31st. Sultry weather, with rain and clouds, and heavy dust storms, which destroyed part of the racecourse grand stand, rocrca.tion grand-stand, and buildings in the town, followed by fair- j ly cool nights, prevailed until New Year's Day, when a sultry heat, with j the thermometer at fl8.7, gave way to ? thunder and rain, which for the time ! it lasted, have not been equalled for I many years. At about 10 p.m. the j storm broke over Cue and within an I hour over, an inch and a half fell j flooding the streets to a high mark. In tho first rush of the storm several cl- j eetric light poles were blown down, j Travellers on the road from Nannine j races had difficulty in reaching their 1 homes. The rainfall was not general as only 16 points fell at Austin Downs and 30 point...
CANNING STOCK ROUTE AN IMPORTANT UNDERTAKING [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
CANNING STOCK ROUIE AN IMPORTANT UNDERTAKING At Meekatharra, preparing for a long trip into the 'bad lands' of Western Australia,- are a party of men under Mr. W. SnelL who has for se cond in command; Mr. J. W. Hickman. The party, which will consist of about twelve men, equipped with a string of thirty-five or more camels, are' to leave Wiluna »arly in. the New Year to re pair wellfi now in ' existence, sink more wells, and probably cut a branch track from near Anna Plains to junction' with the Canning stock route from the Kimbcrleys. The party is being sent out by the Federal and State Governments, and may take several years to complete the work.. The route was first surveyed by Mr. A. W. Canning, in 1906-07 to Halls Creekj and_ several mobs of .cattle were travelled from, the Kimberleys. to Lake Way, but as the natives proved treacherous, and the water supplies were not quite good enough, the route was abandon ed. When Thompson, Shoesmltb, and their black-boy were murdered, and th...
PADDLE-WHEEL AEROPLANE WITHOUT PROPELLOR OR WINGS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
PADDLE-WHEEL AERO PLANE , - ?♦ ? WITHOUT PROPELLOR OR WINGS A young and well-known French engineer, M. Chappedelaine,- has con structed a model * 'aeroplane' which (writes the Paris correspondent of the London 'Daily Chronicle'), has nei ther propellor nor wings, yet flies! Indeed the inventor believes that a machine constructed on the lines of his model will move at between 700 and. 1000 miles an hour. It would therefore beat the sun in a race from Paris to New York. Travel lers will be able to, he says with a laugh, lunch in the Grands Boulevards and have the aperitif to the same meal on Broad vray. M. Chappedelaine is convinced that his 'gyroptere,' as he calls Ms plane less plane, is the flying machine of the near future, and his model backed up his belief in a mazing fashion. This model is only about 20 in. long, and scarcely a foot high. It is roughly like the body of an ordinary aero plane. At the sides are semi-enclosed paddle wheels such as propelled our earliest steamships...
NEW GUINEA MUTINY 3000 KANAKAS LEAVE WORK POLICE JOIN MUTINEERS GAOLERS RELEASE MURDERERS. Rabaul (New Guinea). Jan. 4. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
NEW GUINEA MUTINY ? ♦ 3000 KANAKAS LEAVE WORK ^ POLICE JOIN MUTINEERS GAOLEES EELEASE MUEDEREES. Babaul fNew Grimea^. Jan, 4. A mutiny of all contract labourers in Kabaul and -surrounding districts occur red on Wednesday night. About 3,000 Kanakas left the town and the adja cent plantations and ran awav to tiic Roman Catholic and Methodist missions on Konopor.oad. Even the native po lice force joined the mutineers, ami ! the gaolers opened, the prison doors ana released 80 prisoners, including uuin;- j convicted of murder. The situation at present is quiet, but is fraught with i dangerous possibilities. ! 'Kabaul is 'undefended. Many mutin- ? eers arc lurking ia the hills. ir..j whisper of the impending troulfc had reached the authorities, who were taken by surprise. ' ; One of the Catholic missionaries, in dc-cribing the night's events, said thai at midnight 2,500 Kanakas arrived at the mission station. When warned that they would be punished for desertion the ringleaders replied d...
METROPOLITAN MEMS Perth, December 31. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
METROPOLITAN MEMS (From Our Own Correspondent.) Perth, December 31. Countless good resolutions will be made between now and midnight, the recording angel having to work double shift towards the closing hours of the day and of the year. Men of jovial nature will make a nuet vrith thom^n?. ves to cut out a proportion of the 'pegs' they have been accustomed to and will decide to regard tobacco in any of its various forms as a lux ury instead of a necessity and reduce their consumption of it. The elder generation of the fair sex will promise tliat^ in future minor peccadiloes of the old hian will not be rewarded with cur tain lectures, which mar the harmony that should exist in every well conduct ed homo. They will also make resolu tions to eschew as far as possible al lurements, such as bargain sales, which have a detrimental effect on the old man's purse. And the younger genera tion, who are yet seeking their Adar.is with a view to establishing modem Gardens of Eden, will vow that in ...
GERALDTON PRAISED POSSIBILITIES EMPHASISED A VISITOR'S IMPRESSIONS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
GERALDTON PRAISED POSSIBILITIES EMPHA SISED A VISITOR'S IMPRESSIONS (By H.C.R., in ' ' The West Australian' ' ) With the strides of a giant Gerald ion each year is leaping more rapidly towards the goal of steady prosperity. Last year port dues were paid on one million bags of wheat; this year it is confidently expected the figures will reach 1,250,000 bags. Even at that, the yield would fall far short of what it could be. To the visitor who has toured the country at the back and north and south of this thriving centre, there is nothing to be wondered at in the confidence of the townspeople. With a rainfall of up to 20 inches, and soil the fertility of which has been proved beyond question, the future of the Vic toria district is up to a point assured. Farmers, in discussing prospects or results with each other, speak in terms of bag6, though tp the uninitiated they may condescend to rednce that to bushels. Many are wealthy, and be yond the need for scrimping and sav ing, a position ...
LEFT WITH UNCLE MOTOR CARS AS PLEDGES. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
LEFT WITH UNO£l MOTOR CARS AS PL-EIM*£S. : ^ Motor cars and motor cycles in JRaris , are fast becoming as numerous as ~£he ~ time-honored watch for the purjpbse of - pledging. ? ; - ?.'--?'--:- - A municipal 'pawnshop requested, iiie Paris Council. to vote £75,000 to eira£ a three-storey garage to boose* V.cais.' Thus far COO are in pawn, no 'Jwirer--' than 190 having been pledged iiftfis - year. Another use for the motor ear is reported from Rome, an owner 'idl- ing a car to a cafe proprietor fiMtiSeaL:^ thousand coffees. The purchaser ? is bound to provide coffee for tbe'seSer : or his friends as often, as he .'is'-'-ie-^ quested. It is calculated that if- -will V take between six and eight years L::|b6.C pay off the the debt. ' '. ;-% ' %t; ?--.
BOOK CONDEMNED NOVELIST AND MAGISTRATE [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
BOOK CONDEMNED XOVELIST AND MAGISTRATE Sir Chartres Biron, the Bow-street magistrate recently, ordered the novel 'The Well of Loneliness,' by Miss Kadclyffe-Hall, to be destroyed, says the London ' ' Daily Mirror. ' ' Defendants were Messrs Jonathan Cape, Ltd., of Bedford-square, and Mr Leonard B. Hill, Great Russell-street, ; representatives of the Pegasus Press, Paris. Sir Chartres, in a long judgment, said he had no hesitation in saying that the j book w-as an offence against public dec ency. He ordered defendants to pay costs of the ease. Points from his judgment were: — The fact that the book was well writ ten was no answer, otherwise they would be in the preposterous position , that the most obscene book would be j free from stricture. The way in which the Deity was in- : troducod seemed to be singularly inap- j propriate and disgusting. j Sir Chartres said there was a sugges tion in the book reflecting on a number j of women at the front, women of posi- j tion and character e...
REDS AND MARRIAGE FREEDOM AND FREE LOVE [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
REDS AND MARRIAGE FREEDOM AND FREE LOVE At Marylebone Police Court, before Mr. Bingley, Ernest Turner, a tailor, of Bradiston-road, Kilburn, was summon ed b3' his wife, Daisy Turner, of Shir laiid-road, Pp.ddinsrton, for neglecting 10 provide her with reasonable mainten ance, and for a. sault. Mr. Colejnau, for the wife, *aid that the couple had been married ten year.-? and had one child, a, boy aged nine. Tur ner was a Communist, who had idcsi- on freedom and frea love, and a little while after marriage the wife, had to fall into an arrangement by which he was to go his own way. From August, 1928, he had allowed her only 1(5/- a week for the child. Turner was asked by Mr. Bingley: What is your idea of freedom f — Liberty to do what I like ?o long as I' don't interfere with the liberty of others. But you have married a wife. You have entered into a contract. If vou want to exploit these theories you :hould go to Bussia. — I should like to go if you could help me to go. I hnvc not th...
PERTH-BUNBURY RECORD MOTOR CYCLISTS THRILLING RIDE [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 4 January 1929
PERTH-BUNBURY RECORD MOTOR CYCLISTS THRILLING BIDE The early morning does not sec many residents of Bunbury up and doing, bui probably some early morning surfers saw W. Milligan and E. McCoy in an A.J.S. 7-h.n. motor cycle and ^de-car capsize,, on the corner of Victoria and Stirling-streets, at a little before, scveu a.m. on Monday, December 24, in their' attempt to break the Perth to Bunbury reeord. The pair (W. Milligan rider, and E. McCoy, sidecar), left Perth at 4.30 a.m., and arrived at Bunbury at 7.14 a.m. By completing the journey in two hours 44 minutes, they established a new record -for the journey. Tho previous record was held by Cunning ham and Ciacknell (2 hours 55 minutes). The party lost a quarter of an hour dur ing the journey rectifying a blockage1 in the petrol system, and after the ac cident in which Milligan broke an arm and McCoy a collarbone, ten minutes was lust in pushing the machine over the line. Interviewed, Mr. Hcales, -who was time keeper at the Bunbury ...