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PRESS COMMENTS London, January 21 [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 24 January 1929
PRESS COMMENTS ' London, January 21 The City Editor ^f the 'Daily TeW graph' says that the response to the - Commonwealth 5} jter cent, loan (££,- 000,000 issue at £98) was poor, and' though no worfee was feared, was not flattering to the credit of the Domin ion,. The time was surely arrived Jhc said, when Australia's financial advis ers should review the position. The Un lerwriters were left with 87 per cent, of thr July stock, and 84 per ' cent, of the March stock. The reluctance of tite city to take np the stock at the time of issue needed investigation. Either the price was too high, or else there was an impression, which certain- ' !y prevailed, .that Australia borrowed too -heavily and too regularly. lit might be ? pointed out that as -control trajt'in the' hands' of a central authority, and' sinking fond arrangements existed, th-y contention. /inigW ; be unfounded, but ifiere was' an element of doubt; to ?winch attention should be paid. A rest' from, heavy 'borrowing would 'p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 24 January 1929
\\fASTEPAPER. — Good clean News paper, always for sale at markat rates, at Geraldton . Newspapers, Lim ited, 'Guardian' Buildings, 125 Mar ine Terrace. BURNIE FIGHTS BOWTELL SATURDAY NIGHT QIL Engines for sale cheap, in good working order; about 5 h.p.; may be inspected at 'Express' office, Ger aldton; and ''Times' office, Cue. — Ap- ply General Manager, Geraldton News papers Limited. CARNIVAL CELEBRATIONS At King's Theatre ,? COMMENCING FEIDAYi JAN. 25th \J' On The Stage — - %. Positively Farewell Appearance of J5ABY STEAW— The Musical Midget. BABY STRAW-^-The Musical Midget. BjJiJ&f STEAW— The Musical Midgetf ; -Jh Songs, Daneing and Selections . oa: the Xvlophone and Banjolinc }./?!?? Th% First- Night of - 1TAL— The Dainty, Delates— Olive FAL-^TJie Dainty Delavales— Olive VAIr— The' Dain^- Delavales — Olive Already well known to Geraldton au diences these versatile artistes }will of fer many novel stage presentations dur ing their season: - ' ON the Screen— ' Barry Norton...
GERALDTON WEEK THE PROGRAMME [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 24 January 1929
GERALDTON WEEK THE PROGRAMME The programme for Gcraldtoa Week,' . ,1^ romijiem-ijjg next Saturday is as foi-_ ,^*j lows:— '* . \ ^g| Saturday, January 26 (unoEfcialJ— -Sg; Morning. — Continuation of fiotrfuag*. **? Tournament; Beach Attractions ^£or,» ^ kiddies. j1 ; ;^:S^ Afternoon. — First day of Tit*traa|^ District Turf Ciub's Annual Cap.meA^^ inp. _. , ':''--,£&3! Evening. — Kit Burnic v. Lrcs. Bowtett^'*-: for the Heavyweight Championship of L..:u|«j W.A. lTI^ Sunday, January 27 (unofficial)- ? _. .? r : -J:, Morning and Afternoon.— -Beach '3fiP '-.^ tractions; Bowing, Yachting and Strifaty^M ming llaces. ' ?'''-??&*- Afternoon. — Beach Attractions: JBdar-.rjS ing, Yachting and Swimming laees. ^.^^ Evening — Open-air Concert on U§S;i|g Esplanade. . - * ~jbsi£ Monday, January 28 (Official OpaBai-' :4 Day)— ? /'j'j^'.J^ Morning. — Continuation ot Bowlnig'^lK Tournament; Opening jof Open Ttennts V' Tournament, including. Victoria Dtstiict '' Championships; rowing r...
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL FIRST MEETING AFTER RECESS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 24 January 1929
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL — ♦ ? . FIRST MEETING AFTER RECESS ?The first meeting of the Municipal Council since the Christinas recess .was held in the 'Council Chambers last night, the Mayor (Mr. G. E. Sewell) presiding over Crs. Shepheard, Foster, Lester, Davis, Houston, Bennett and Brown. ' An apology was received from Cr. Christie. * Recently the Town c|erk (Mr. D. R. Moffatt), wrote to Mr. A. E. Green, M.H.R., in connection with a statement made, by the Prime Minister about the nationalisation of water schemes. A reply from- Mr. Green was read, stat ing that the matter was one in which the Commonwealth and State should co operate, and the means of so doing were receiving careful consideration. The Abrolhos Islands In reply to the Council's recent pro test against the leasing of the Abrolhos Islands, Mr. J, C. Willcock wrote say ing there was no need for the vigorous protest, -as the Government would up hold any specific request which might be lodged in regard to the islands. ' The Town C...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 24 January 1929
Genuine New Year Bargain?! -At Cwell's-l , ? :-- ? ? .- ' ^ ' *^3m LADIES AND MEN'S DRAPERY f I Voile DRESS LENGTHS, worth 12/6 Ladies' Fancy APRONS in large 'Men s BLAZERS, wifli assoitei^^H to clear at 7/11 the dress length. sizes at 3/11 each. braid facings at 25/- each. ^^Sj Smart Patterns in Art Silk DRESS Maids' Fancy Aprons to clear at Men's Sports SHIRTS at 7/6 aa&^sM LENGTHS; nsuaUy 25/-; to clear at 2/11 each. 10/G each. ' S4 to 21/- the dress length. Finest quality HOISERY, GLOVES nr« » **w»ei,-M -mrRT-t witii collar %tI1 to 2IA the dress dength. MEN'S A1TD BOYS' DRAPES? s/c and 10/« esUih' r. rWm Good quality Cream FUJI SILK at . * *, Men's Fancy SOCKS in -smart |*-f^ 2/6 yard. Good value in Men 's Fawn and Grey terns at 4/6 pair. ' ^ Plain and Fancy Fuji SILK in new- Flannel TROUSERS, all sizes at 16/6 Boys' LLAZERS with assorted «3F^-^ est colours and smartest stripes at and 22/6 pair. oured cords, all sizes, in stock ranging iOj^ 2/11 yard. Smart patterns and ...
THE GREAT PYRAMID RIDDLE OF ITS ERECTION [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 24 January 1929
THE GREAT PYRAMID RIDDLE OF ITS ERECTION M. Jean Capart, the eminent Egyp tologist, who is curator of the Museum of Ancient Art at the Palais du Cin quantentiare at Brussels, has a curious and fertile imagination (writes the Brussels correspondent of the 'Dafly Telegraph.') . Visitors to the museum are some what puzzled, onr passing through the Egyptian section, w&en they perceive a sort of cage of iron wire In the eh.ape . of a pyramid, and see habitues of the museum approach it and east little cubes of wood into the interior thro ugh the meshes. ' «-- Herodotus relates that ^'g Cheops, for the construction of his pyramid on the Gizeh plateau, had to make 100,000 men labour for twenty years.. The Great Pyramid is 230 metres j (about 760 ft.) in length over the sides ( and 146 metres -480ft^ in height. It I is estimated that no fewer than 2,600, (000 cubic metres of masonry were used in the construction. 1 How is it possible to form an idea | of the number of blocks of mason...
A MASTER FORGER MENACE TO SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 24 January 1929
A MASTER FORGER MENACE TO SOCIETY Described as one of the most expert forgers who had been before the court for many years, William Rey nolds, aged 56, mas charged at the Old Bailey last month with forging £1 Treasury notes. Some of the forged notes were hand ed- to Mr. Justice Swift, who examin ed them closely. He was, however, un able to detect the forgeries until they were pointed out to him by a Scotland Yard 'expert. * After being liberated from prison in September, 1922, on lieense, Reynolds reported for a year and then disap peared after perpetrating a fraud on a woman with whom he had been liv ing. A 'warrant was issued for his arrest in 1928, but he was not captur ed until the present case. Woman's loyalty. . For some time past a number of ex. traordinarily clever forged £5 notes had been pat into circulation. They were produced by hand, and even the watermark on the paper almost baf fled detection. Last May, a woman named Lee was sentenced to three years penal servitude fo...
MONKEY AS NURSE. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 24 January 1929
MONKEY AS NURSE. A pathetic story of a monkey's at t'mpt to save the life of a dying friend is told by Mr. George Jenni so-i, one of the proprietors of the Zoological Gardens in Manchester. The dying monkey wfis one of the latest comers to the gardens. He was ill when he arrived, and when ^no'-her monkey, called Cherry, saw that the new arrival was not well, je hovered around looking for all the *orH rs though he were suffering a mo' her 's anxiety 4 /t last he found what he had bean loo-Ing for, S3me loose cement. Tear ing four pieces from the wall, each abo-it the size of the palm of one's hand, lie j laced . them carefully on to? of each other. Then he began ano'her siarch. This time it was for all -the watercress in the cage he couid lay hold of. This was not en ongh for his purpose, so he added sotre straw. This mixture of watercress and straw he arranged with the greatest of care on top of the pieces of cemrnt. He had made a - soft pillow of the little pile. His next move was ...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 24 January 1929
PERSONAL Mr. C P. Smith, managing editor of 'The West Australian' will represent the State Executive of th,e Returned Soldiers' League in Geraldton during Geraldton Week. The Geraldton branch* are holding & re-union at the Soldiers' Institute on Wednesday night. . ? - ? *? Mr. H. «T. Prater, general secretary of the Primary Producers' Association, will visit Geraldton at tne end .of next week, and will he present at the meet ing .of the Central. Provincial Council, at which the appointment of an organ iser will be finalised. * 1 ' - ? ,t ? Mr. E. Y. Butler, 'Acting KM., left for Perth by 'plane this morning. From February 5 to 9, he will conduct- courts at Dalwallinu, Mingenew and Dongara on the return trip to Geraldton, and from February 9 to 15 he will hold Po lice and tocat Courts in Geraldton. He will visit Mullewa on February 16, and will then return to the Mnrchison dis trict. *'???: A very old and widely known and re spected colonist, Mr. Michael Pollard, of Ivy Cotta...
ENGLAND'S LAST INVASION. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 25 January 1929
ENGLAND'S LAST INVASION. Although we have lately passed through the greatest war in history, we must go farther back to find the last time that England was actually invaded by a foreign enemy — that is to say, the last time a foreign in vader actually stepped on British The man who led the invasion was an American adventurer, named Col onel Tate. His force of fifteen hun dred men— most of them French ex convicts and rascals— landed in Car digan Bay, without opposition, on one spring day in 1797. They were merely a 'side-show' in France's unsuccessful attempt to land troops in Ireland, and they did no damage. After twenty-four hours, British troops were hurried up to en gage them, and Colonel Tate offered to surrender on terms. His offer was not accepted. He then surrendered unconditionally. No foe has succeeded in landing on Brit ish soil since. And let us hope no foe ever will I
AMUSEMENTS. TO-NIGHT'S BIG ATTRACTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 25 January 1929
AMUSEMENTS. TO-NIGHT'S BIG ATTRACTIONS — 1. Gazettes; 2. Baby Straw (Faro well Appearance); 3. 'Golden .Staac kles' (Priscilla Bonncr-; 4. 'The Siu die Riders'; 5. The Dainty Delavalesj 0. ' * Fleetwing. ' ??If I Were Single'— 'If I Were Single,' screening on Saturday, is a fast moving farcical play, and one 'which is admirably adapted to May McAvoy and Conrad NageL ' 'Shanghai Bound* ' — Piracy flourishes to-day, as it did m the days of the Spanish Main. It fur nishes the basic theme of Richard Dix's new Paramount starring picture, which screens on Saturday.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 25 January 1929
Cue Rainfall. — Tjp ra*.r.?aU for 3928 totalled 77S poi&ts the lowest Mnce J924. In that year a total of -1J9 points was recorded at Cue Post Office. In the January following 361, February 235, and March 445 points, were regis tered, the year closing with 1,423 points. Ic the following years 1920 and 1&27 the rainfall was 1,028 and 1,135 respective lF, giving a period of three yeirs ab-jve the average; then, as shown abovt\ a drop of 357 points took place in the year 1928. The average over 34 years works out at 8.95 inches per year. The yca'rlSOQ was the wettest, and 1911 the dryest, the former reeord being 1,975 inchess, and the latter 3.09.
ENGLISH XI. MATCH WITH SOUTH AUSTRALIA Adelaide, January 25. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 25 January 1929
ENGLISH XI. MATCH WITH SOUTH AUSTRALIA Adelaide, January 25. The English XL commenced a match with South Australia to-day. Scores: — Hobbs, not out ? 42 Sutcliffe, not out ? 36 Total no wickets for ? 78 Bow's This For a Record! — Ther- mometer readings taken at 2 p.m. each day by the manager of the National Bank, Mingenfew, Mr. F. P. Frost, show that from January 1 to January 17 the temperature on the bank's ver andah has on only one day been be low the century mark. On this soli tary occasion it was 94, and it has ranged between that and 119. The average temperature for the period mentioned works out at 107.2. This should be hot enough even for the most fastidious,.
LOCAL & GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 25 January 1929
LOCAL & GENERAL 'The Guardian & Express' — There will not be an issue -of 'The Guard'an and Express' on Monday next in con sequence of it being the Anniversary Day holiday. Copy for contract ad vertisement space as well as news items for Tuesday's issue should, if possible, be handed in on Saturday noxt. Decreased Gas Consumption. — The gas manager's report for December showed a decrease of 42,900 cubic feet in the quantity consumed as compared to December, 1927, but an increase of seven in the number of meters. Two re newals and one new installation wjere reported. The Taxi Bank.— At Wednesday night's Municipal Council meeting Cr. Davis gave notice of motion that the existing taxi rank bye-law be rescind ed and some suitable new position be decided upon. It was suggested that the rank should be moved further west along Marine Terrace to clear tha lanes giving access to the rear of Syd ney Fong's^and the Victoria Hotel. Increased Demand for Electricity. — The electri...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 25 January 1929
THANKS MR. and MRS. A. H. SPEEDY, of Yctna, beg to thank Dr. McRae, Staff of the Victoria Hospital, and the Dis trict Nurse, for their great kindness and attention to their little daughter, Edie, also all kind friends for tokens and sympathy. MR. and MRS. LAYTON wish to thank all kind friends for letters, tele grams, and personal expressions of sympathy in the loss of their Mother and little daughter Majory.
CRICKET THE COLTS' MATCHES VICTORIA v. SOUTH AUSTRALIA GOOD SCORE BY VICTORIA Perth, January 25. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 25 January 1929
, CRICKET THE COLTS' MATCHES ?'?'?* ? - -??-.' ...,- ? ? ? ? ?? . VICTORIA v. SOUTH AUSTRALIA GOOD SCORE BT VICTORIA i Perth, January 25. The match between South Australia and Victoria in the Colts' triangular tournament was continued to-day. The following are the scores:— Scores: — SOUTH AUSTRALIA First Timings Sangster, b Maldn ? 7 Lonergan, b Normand ? 19 Catchlove, st. Bamett b Waroe .. 5- Williams, b Warne ? 'J Finlaysdn, c Barnett, b- Warne .. n Klngsley, st. Barnett, b Warne .. 6 Walker, st. Barnett. b Warne ? 51 Higgins, run out ? 5 Tobin, c Barnett, b Warne. - - ? 5 Brant, c Barnett, b Warne ...... 0 Deverson, not out ? i.....\.. 0 Sundries ? 1? Total ? ,,...y..i 172 Warne took seven wickets for 44. VICTORIA ? ? ? First Tnnimga Francis, Lb.w., b Brunt .......... 11 Sihdrey, c Williams, b Tobin ? 131 Warne, c Finlayson, b Catchlove . 40 Wilson, c Sangster, b Catchlove . 2 Campbell, b Siggins ? 70 Wharington, run out ? 15 Hunt, c Deverson, b Siggins ? 78 Barnett, not out ? 18...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 25 January 1929
Births, Marriages and Deaths IN MEMOBIAM MeGUINESS. — In loving^ memory of our dear dad, who passed away on January 25/ 1927. Sweet is the word remembrance, As these few lines will show. You will always be remembered By those who loved y&u so. — Inserted by Annie and Arthur, Stella, Hazel and little Jim. MeGUINESS.— In sad and loving mem ory of our dear husband and fath er* James, who passed away at Geraldton oh January 25, 1927. Just a meurory fond and true, Loving thought dear dad of you, Another year its change brings Though death divides fond memory clings. B.LP. — Inserted by his loving wife an«I family.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 25 January 1929
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