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Tension in Berlin. OUTBURSTS IN SENATE. American Determination. SOVIET ACCUSATIONS. Washington, April 1. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
Tension in Berlin OUTBURSTS IN SENATE American Determination SOVIET ACCUSATIONS Washington, April 2. The United Stales would sit light without being provocative in JJeilin, despite Russian attempts to l»luel;a-(-; railway tralJic l'ruju the west. .So said the United States Army Secretary - Mr. Kenneth Koyall) to-day discussing the tensiuu between Russian and other | Allied occupation forces in Germany, j He refused to speculate on what might } happen if the Russians persisted iu j their interference. In the United States Senate passion ate outbursts were made against Rus sian pressure in Berlin. Senators on both sides of the Chamber leapt to their feet demanding an investigation of possible violation of American rights. Senator Henry Cabot Lodge (Repub lican) said : — 'The Russian move shows the pressing need for prompt military preparedness if actual harm to Ameri can men, women and children in Berlin Is to be prevented. Russian tactics or bullying and intimidation show what a ghas...
Recent Fire Outbreaks. Allegations of Sabotage. GUARD ON FLOUR MILL. Sydney, April 3. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
Recent Fire Outbreaks — - ^ ? Allegations of Sabotage GUARD ON FLOUR MILL Sydney, April 3. Fires which had occurred in several country flour mills and city bulk stores bore the mark of deliberate sabotage, Mr. F. G. Coot?, of Sludgee, alleged at the State Country Party conference yes terday. Flour mills at Narrandera, West Wyalong and several other country towns had been burnt down recently, he said. One mill at Gulgong had been set alight at least three times and a guard had now been posted. In addi tion there had been many fires in Syd ney and other capitals which looked most suspicious.
National Insurance. Comprehensive British Plan. ALL ADULTS WILL BENEFIT. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
National Insurance Comprehensive British Plan ; ALL ADULTS WILL BENEFIT When Britain's new national insui- I a nee scheme begins in July next, every- j one over school leaving age will be I entitled to its benefits. The prelimin- . ary draft of Us regulations has jost j been issued by'- the Stationery OIHctf which shows that contributors to the scheme are divided into throe classes. ? The first covers those employed under j contract of .service --r apprenticeship, ! and the great majority who work for! wages or a salary fall into this cate- j gory. The next class includes people j who iiiv in business on th^jr own j account and the third group comprises j all those who are not employed. i Contributions are shared by the j employer and the employee in the. case . of rhos;- falling in the |jr,-;t category and amount to nine shillings with a lower rate for anyone under eighteen years , of age. While benefit is being drawn j for sickness, unemployment or injury, | Hit contributions will...
SHIPPING. Port of Geraldton. WHEAT FOR INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
SHIPPING Port of Geraidton WHEAT FOR INDIA Loading operations on the Ocean Vagrant, which is lifting a cargo of 0.3K) tons of wheat for India are expected to be completed on Monday night, in which event the vessel will clear the port early the following morn ing. En nmU' to Yampi Sound, via inter nediate ports with the exception of Sli.-irk I Jay, the mi.v. KooHtula, of the. State Shipping Service, berthed at Ger aldton at S.l-1 a.m. to-day and loaded seventy-two jon.s of oil aud twenty-six tons of general cargo. The vessel resumed the northbound voyage Jit 12.1. '» p.m. Another vessel of the State Shipping Servi«:e, the m.v. Kybra is scheduled to berth at the port on Tuesday morn ing next en route to Carnarvon. TIm; Kybra wili call at Shark Bay on tho southbound voyage. To l»;;«d 3.000 sheep. 400 loi:s of Hour, 10 tons of produce and 18 tons of fod der, for Singapore, the m.v. Charon, of the Blue Funnel Line, will berth at the port at 7 a.m. on Tuesday next. It is anticipated that ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
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People on the Move. Midland Omnibus Service. PASSENGERS BY ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
People on the Move Midland Omnibus Service PASSENGERS BY ROAD The following are the passengers who travelled by the bus of the Mid land Railway Company between Perth and Geraldtou during the past two days : — Perth to Geraldton (Friday)— Messrs. J. Cranstoun. D. Cranstoun, G. Keceatos, W. Cuudy, Overson. J. Anderson, L. Gould, Thompkin. S. Kan carrow. C. Ridley, H. Speak, W. Lee, L. Tully, Forrester. Mesdanies G. Keceatos, c. Bussenchutt, L. Gould, H. Naiicarrow. Faith full, R. MeCarty, M. Sinclair. C. Moore, A. Milo. Jones, Taylor j:ad Miss N. Hearn. Geraidton to Perth (Saturday) — Messrs. Buckley. J. Itowe. J. Joues, M. tilery, H. EHery, R. Riso, H. J. Wright, A. Itleiuo, G. ' Farginoi, K. SlieHds, J. Brooks, A. Atkinson, iles dames A. Itleiuo, I. Shields, M. Calder, .1. Itowe. Misses J. Hawkins, B. Water house, il. Curtis, Waruian aud E. Jones.
RECENT AIR TRAVELLERS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
RECENT AIR TRAVELLERS The following passengers travelled to and from Geraldtou by the air ser vice of tut? MacRobertsou-Miller Avia tion Company Limited during the past few days; — Perth to Geraldton (Thursday) — Mesdanies JI. -Green, I). CriddJe. Misses H. Mounier, B. Pearce, N. Hicksou aud Master Criddle. Geraldton to Perth (Thursday) — Rev. A. T. N. Hollands, Messrs !'-.' Hainbleiou, T. Brooker, R. Hardisty, F. W. Armstrong, G. Preston. D. Me Veil, MeVea, D. Patterson, Mesdauies A. T. N. Hollands, J. Burgess, R. Hardisty aud F. W. Armstrong. Geraldton to Carnarvon (Thursday) —Mr. D. O'Neil. Perth to Geraldtou (Friday) — Revs. K. B. Halley and B. Kennedy, Messrs. J. Davenport, W. S. Matheson, G. Wright, S. E. Allen and Mrs. L. Smith. Geraldtou to Perth (Friday) — Messrs. A. E. Mayne, J. Bagshaw, Col lins. Mesdames A. E. Mayue, R. Mar getic and Miss D. Buttson. . Geraldtou to Tort Hedland (Friday) —Mr. C. B. Smith. Perth to Geraldton (Saturday) — Mr. B. Spencer. . Geraldton to Pert...
Empire Quiz Contest. New Zealand Team Defeated. AUSTRALIA'S SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
Empire Quiz Contest New Zealand Team Defeated AUSTRALIA'S SUCCESS Repeating its performance of last - year, the Australian loam defeated New Zealand last night iu the Jirst of ? the series of Empire, quiz broadcasts organised in support of the Fifth Security I^ian. Of the twenty-four questions asked each team! the Aus tralians correctly answered 'twelve aud the New Zealanders ten. Last year in the international quiz Australia scored nineteen to New Zealand's twelve. In the second round of the contest last night Australia gained a lead, increased it in the third round, and maintained it until (he sixth and iiual round. Mr. Dearnley, of New Zealand, was the most successful competitor in the contest having answered his sis questions correctly, while Mr. Morris gave five correct answers for Australia. The session was conducted from Wellington, New Zealand; the ques tions used were prepared in New Zea land, aud the quizmaster (Mr. W. Yates) was also provided by New Zea land. The Australi...
U.S. TRAINS TO RUN. Soviet Inspection Refused. DENIAL OF INCIDENTS. London, April 3. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
U.S. TRAINS TO RUN Soviet Inspection Refused DENIAL OF INCIDENTS London, April 3. The United States Military Governor ( Lieutenant-Genera 1 Clay) said to-day that trains carrying food and supplies to Americans in- Berlin would lie re sumed to-day.7 There would he no change in the policy of refusing to allow Russians to search American trains. Americans were always pre pared to furnish way bills for United States goods and would do so now. General Clay categorically denied reports of incidents involving Russian and Allied planes over Germany. Gen eral Clay declared there would ho no order for the evacuation of the families of Americans working in Berlin.
Local Coal Seams. Further Investigations. SAMPLE FOR CANBERRA. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
Local Coal Seams Further Investigations SAMPLE FOR CANBERRA When in Geraldtori recently the Min ister for the Interior (Hon. H. V. John son, M.H.R.) had submitted to him various samples of coal taken from the seams at Eradu and on the Irwin River. At the request of Mr. L. W. Shepheard. the Minister has taken with him several of these samples for test ing iu rht» Commonwealth Laboratories at Canberra. Mr. Shepheard also discussed the prospects of lo,:il coal seams with the Minister for Mines (Hon. H. S. W. Parker) lasr week-end. H-* requested that, despite the previous decision of the Government that further explora tion of the F.radu deposit was not war ranted, further samples be submitted to tests. Following his return to Perth Mr. Parker said that it was hoped to givo the lvqiii'sts further consideration .and Mr. Shepheafd has been United to visit Perth to discuss the matter with officers of the Mines Department.
Giant Flying Boat. British Cabinet's Decision. CONSTRUCTION HALTED. London, April 3. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
Giant Flying Boat British Cabinet's Decision CONSTRUCTION HALTED London, April li. Cabinet is considering the future of three. 140-tou Suimders Roe civil Hy ing boats, U[K-n which construction was halted several months ago. The 'Times' aeronautical corres pondent says that if the Government decides to abandon completion, not only will millions of pounds of taxpayers money have been wasted but marine aircraft development throughout the world may cease. Other operators on British Overseas Airways Corporation Empire routes are using aeroplanes and British Overseas xVirways Corporation must maintain ils own marine bases. This may sway Cabinet iu considering tlu» wisdom of further Hying boat development. A Government decision is awaited on the advisability of constructing medium and long-range Empire aeroplane designs, which the Ministry of Supply is still considering.
CHURCH SERVICES. Arrangements for To-morrow. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
CHURCH SERVICES Arrangements for To-morrow The following services will be con ducted in various churches in the town during to-morrow (Sunday) : — Church of Christ. — 10 a.m.. Sunday School ; 11 a.m.. Worship in the C.W.A. Hall at the corner of Marine Terrace and Gregory Street. Presbyterian Church. — 1.0 a.m., Sun day School: 11 a.m.. Morning Worship (preacher, Mrs. Archibald) : 0.15 p.m.,: Fellowship Tea: 7.30 p.m.. Evening I Worship (preacher. Mr. E. Eaton). ] Church of England. — 7.30 a.m., Holy Communion ; 10 a.m., Holy Communion wirh Address (Young People's Family Service) : 11 a.m., Morning Prayer, Sermon and Holy Communion: 5 p.m., Holy ISaptism: 7.30 p.m., Evening Prayer with Sermon. Methodist Church. — 9.40 a.m., Sunday School ami Kindergarten; 11 a.m., Morning Worship (preacher, Mr. J. Mosedalet : 7.30 p.m.. Evening Worship (preacher. Mr. L. Darwin): anthem, 'The Splendors of Thy Glory, Lord.' Salvation Army. — 7.30 a.m., Prayer Meeting: 10.15 a.m.. Directory Classes; 11 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
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EMBASSY OFFICIALS. America Seeks Recall. NO REASON GIVEN. Washington, April 3. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
EMBASSY OFFICIALS America Seeks Recall NO REASON GIVEN Washington, April 3. The United States has asked Czecho slovakia to recall two officials assigned to the Czech Embassy here. The with drawal of a third diplomat of an un specified country behind the 'iron cur tain' has also been requested. In a Note delivered to the Czech Embassy several days ago the State Department said that First Secretary (Mr. Tlieo Florin) and Dr. Evzen Syro vatda, an attache, vere people not acceptable to the United States Gov ernment. : The State Department gave no reason for its action, but one source said that it was based on very serious considerations.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
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Marshall Aid Plan. Everything Set to Go. APPROVAL BY CONGRESS. Washington, April 2. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
Marshall Aid Plan 'Everything Set to Go' APPROVAL BY CONGRESS Washington, April 2. ?'Everything is set to go.' said the Acting-Secretary of State (Mr. Robert Lovet) at a press conference on the operations of the Marshall Plan now approved by the United States Con gress. The United Press says that the first supply ships under the Plan are ex pected to sail for overseas to-morrow night, but Mr. Lovet said that opera tions would begin on Monday. Commodities were already moving towards Atlantic ports, hi* said. A skeleton Marshall Plan organisation was already set up, waiting for Presi dent Truman's authorisation for the Plan to go ahead as expected. The Bill passed through Congress at high speed. The House thundered ils approval of the Bill with a vote of 318 to 75.
Muzzling The Press. CZECHS TAKE ACTION. Foreign Reports Doctored. EDITORS DISMISSED. Geneva, April 3. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
Muzzling The Press CZECHS TAKE ACTION Foreign Reports Doctored EDITORS DISMISSED Geneva, April' 3. All news from foreign sources to Czechoslovakia now passes through the official Czech Press Agency, which sup presses material thought, to be unfavor able to Czechoslovakia. £iris statement j is contained in a British Foreign Office ! report, which was reao1 to the United | Nations Freedom of Information con ference yesterday by the British dele gate (Mr. Murray Watson). Tho report said that the Agency fre quently doctored news from Western Agencies and published it as from another source. The political head of the Agency's news department, whose presence had long been a guarantee of fair news distribution, had -been re placed by a Communist. The chief editors of five Prague dailies had also been removed, the report said