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Superfortress Flights. All Expectations Exceeded. OFFICIAL REVELATIONS. Washington, April 2. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
Superfortress Flights All Expectations Exceeded OFFICIAL REVELATIONS Washington, April 2. Two ordinary Superfortress bombers last week flew 4,000 miles with a Jive ton bomb-load under combat conditions and had more than S00 gallons of fuel left. The Tutted States Secretary of the Air Force (Mr. W. Stuart Syming ton) stated this to-day. He rol-l a pivss conference that the increase in range, bomb-load and speed over the bomber's drawing board expec tations was fantastic. The original Superfortress specifica tions included a range of only 3.4(til miles, said Mr. Symington. The two test nights were made without extra preparations or gadgets. Mr. Symington told Con gross last week that American planes could take off from Labrador bases and bom!) any where in Russia. He explained to-day that he meant shuttle bombing, by which a plane could take-off in Labra dor, homhii target and proceed to land on an airfield on the other jside of the globe. '
SUNRISE AND SUNSET. FIGURES FOR APRIL. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
SUNRISE AND SUNSET FIGURES FOR APRIL Hay Rise Set Pay Rise Set 1 0.31 0.20 | Hi r?.3!» «.3 2 0.31 «U0 I 17 G.4O 0.2 3 --.:?2 0-1 S ! 1« --.4O ♦i.1 4 -i.33 6.17 : I'.i -Ul *V0 r- 15.33 c.ir. i 2i- «.4i. ?».;--) (J 6.34 C.I 4 j 21 -i.42 r»..'.S 7 rt.3-1 6.13 j 22 *;.4L- n.r-7 5 0.35 G.12 ! 23 0.43 r»..'A- 9 (i.3»j fi.11 i 24 0.44 r-..'. 10 0-30 »U0 i 2.-i 0.44 y.'.r. 11 0.37 0.0 j 20 0.4r, T...-.4 12 0.37 0.S | 27 0.40 , '...^ 13 0.38 G.7 I 2S 0.47 ~\.31 14 0.38 0.0 j 21) 0.4S r-.rA 15 0.39 «'-..') ' 30 0.4S 5.50
Fighting Communism. French Government Moves. NEW POLICE REGIONS. Paris. April 3. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
Fighting Communism French Government Moves NEW POLICE REGIONS Paris. April 3. The Cabinet has decided to divide France into eight police security regions next week. It will appoint eight super prefects. Announcing this a Government spokesman said that each would have full power in case of disorders to restore the situation without requesting advice from Paris. The announcement coincided with the opening of a National Congress of S,000 delegates representing 10,000 Commun ist-led action committees for the pur pose of formulating strategy.
Minister Sues Boxer. Wife's Affection Stolen. JOE LOUIS CHARGED. Chicago, April 2. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
Minister Sues Boxer Wife's Affection Stolen JOE LOUIS CHARGED Chicago, April 2. A £ A 134,000 damages suit Hied to-day in the Superior Court accuses the world heavyweight champion (Joe Louis) of having stolen the all'eutious of a min isters will'. The suit was tiled by the thiny-i wu-year-uld negru minister (Rev. Mai t how Faulkner, of Atlanta, Georgia). Louis and Mrs. Louis are n»;w in J-Jurope. lie recently appeared in si veral exhibition boms in Kug land. The suit charges that last November, December and January Louis wilfully destroyed and alienated from the plain tiff the affections of his wife (Mattie Carrie Faulkner). According to Mr. Faulkner's attorney (Mr. Sol Freiduiau), Mrs. Faulkner is a beautiful model. Documents in the suit said that an illicit love affair was carried on while Mr. Faulkner was on army service as a captain in the Chap lain Corps: Louis, through his agent and repre sentative, had furnished Mrs. Faulkner with £A4.000 and other gifts totalling about £A10,...
In Canberra Today. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
In Canberra Tbdan FROM OUR COLUMNIST IN PARLIAMENT HOUSE Euroiieun events, es|te--ially affei-tln^ Trieste and the forma r ion «-} Wesiern 1'ninn. are -worryinir the tJoverunu'ni. i Ih'i.'UHsc vital di-cLsions an* liens;: made witJiont. eimsnltatioii with Australia. Vustnilian obsiM-vers airended the ; iirttssels coiiferem-i- nil \Vf-u-ni 1'it-uu. '? l»ut the thrtv-Powvr plan in hand luu-U ! Trieste to Italy was nuidf withtnit ask- ! injr any ihniiiiiUm (.:-iv«'riittt--nt f-n j ? ??jtinioii or obwrvation. Prime Minister I Jen Oiirley iinli.-ated ] i lie other daj* his ^r-»win^ fiars ahmir j the future of Kurope which will afiecr I i'.riLain ami thereby Australia. Latest ? news about thi* administrative tt»ji- ] heaviness for tin* I'niied States .\lai-- ! shall Plan has intensiiied this uneasi- i iiess. A Western Customs rnioii is ! xaen by .Mr. ('-liiiley as a threat t-- I liritish Commonwealth eeoiiomir unity. '. while hard United States harpiins :;r-: ; in tin* air. i His forthrig...
Radio Theatre Talkies. Current Attractions. REVIEW OF PROGRAMMES. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
Radio Theatre Talkies Current Attractions BEVffiW OF PROGRAMMES The king of laugh-makers (Bob Hope» is starred with Joan Caullield in 'Monsieur Beaucaire.' which will be screened at the Radio Theatre to-nisut. The main supporting attraction is 'Mr. Ate' which relates the tense conflict between a man and a woman in love and divided by ambitions. The pro- « gramme for Monday, Tuesday aud tV'ednesday nights is as follows: — il» — Universal Xewsreel. (2) — 'Naughty Namiette.'' (31— 'The Itoyal Wedding.' (.4) — Brevity. (5) — 'Anna and the King of Siam' (Irene Dunne, Ilex Harrison and Linda Darnell). 'Aiaia &sA the King cf Siani' Starring Irene Dunne, Kex Harrison aud Linda Darnell, the eagerly awaited iilin version of Margaret Lan ilons best-seller, 'Anna and the Kiug of Siam,' will be presented on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights nexi, uiis lavish production having called for one of the largst budgets allotted to any picture since pre-war days. The ?director of this story, ...
Australian Natives. Not of Inferior Intelligence. AN EXPERT'S FINDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
Australian Natives ? _^ ? Not of Inferior Intelligence AN EXPERT'S FINDINGS In a little room at Adelaide Univer sity aii Adelaide anthropologist is working on a book that will expel for all time the myth that the Australian aboriginal is a being of inferior intelli gi_-U'-e. providing a sort of link with the JStone Age. The book will be titled 'The Central Australian Native Chants,'* Ltit the j half-finished manuscript is a fascinat- ! ing mixture of technicalities about t Language, native rites, customs, beliefs ! and philosophies, as well as iliti ex quisite poetry of the translated chants, j It reveals that Australia's aborigines have produced some of the most exquisite primitive verse ever discover ed, and that their language is' amaz ingly rich. These facts, which may surprise people who regard the Australian native as little more than sub-normal, have been discovered by Mr. T. G. EL J Strehlovv. The story of his work begins more than forty years ago, when a , Lutheran minister...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
N92irO^CAL HOMES , ^r_ _Z^T ? Wk ? - — -'??-'' ^ m «^ - ? -*' '* *. i jap - T A ^filUf tmt ' /w V Y ^ EAST^FREMANTLE ^j Built into the side of the cliff on tne south side of tfje Swan River about a mile from the Fremantle traffic bridge is the pioneer dwelling known as 'Gourle ys ' after the II family who have occupied it for the last (I fifty years. Actually it is one of the oldest || buildings in the State, and it is Believed || . that it was originally built by a boat || builder who naturally wanted his home as || close to the river as possible. Even now || the Swan flows within fifty yards of the || quaintly picturesque little house which was || built from limestone taken from the cliff, || and years ago the river ran even closer. || Once when the hearthstone was dug up it || was found to be a tombstone 'Sacred to || the memory of Frances Scott, eldest daugh II ler of Daniel and Frances Scott, of I! FremantJe — aged 21 months 9 days — 9th March. 1833.' The old-fashioned garden I...
Olympic Athletes. Assistance from Students. VOLUNTARY FARM LABOR. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
Olympic AtMetes Assistance from Students VOLUNTARY FARM LABOR Over a thousand students from Britain's universities will help over seas uthletes who will.be in the I'uited Kingdom this yvar for the Olympic (James. Arrangements have been made between the National Union of Students I and tiie Olympiad Organising Com mittee whereby the students will under take a wide variety of tasks in the camps and ht.'Stels where the contest ants will be houfcvd. Many will act as receptionists and interpreters, but tin* range of jobs includes house superin tendents down to caterers ajjd cleaners. Students are offering their services j both for the full eight weeks which the : Olymiyic Games will last, and lor shorter periods. They will be paid specific rates, according to the type of work undertaken, and young peoph from abroad who are now studying in L-riJain will be allowed to apply for some of the jobs under this scheme. This scheme, however, is only one of several now being - planned by the Natio...
District Stock Fixtures. Mingenew Sheep and Cattle. A SATISFACTORY SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
District Stock Fixtures Mingenew Sheep and Cattle A SATISFACTORY SALE Messrs. Elder, Smith & Company Limited report having conducted a sat is_£a-.tory sheep and cattle sale at Miu genew tut- TUji-sday, last, the yarding 6t' sheep \w\\\\z exceptionally pjod and tiie rattle of jroou type. Of 3,425 sheep i yarded 3;3-j.j were sold, ami there \va.s a complete clearance o£ 233 liead of cattle offered -»n behalf of Messrs. D. & ; A. Grant, of Yandauooka. The intend- \ auce of buyers was not particularly , large, but in additiou to local graziers : there were others present from York. ; Northam, Gooiuallin^. Cwaldton. Mul- ; lewa, Moora aud Donga ra. Ctaniteti- ', tiou was not keen for sheep, but steady j bidding was experienced, aud although t a few pens were passed in at auction ! the majority of thi^e were sold iui- ' liiL'diateiy alter the sale. Features --t ? ;)ie yarding \wre the larye-fratue-l ; Merino wethers in fat condition and or ; ^-;-ju ivjie submitted on behal...
Metropolitan Racing. W.A.T.C. Meeting. SHONNER WINS ST. LEGER. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
Metropolitan Racing. W.A.T.C. Meeting SHONNER WINS ST. LEGER The St. Leger. the main race on the ! programme of the meeting conducted j by the W.A.T.C. at headquarters this j nftsrnoou, resulted in a victory for Shonner. Details : — BROOKTON HANDICAP (Maiden three and four-year-olds) Six furlongs Tania, S.S (White) ? 1 Epic Dome, S-0 (McCloud) . 2 Lady Dainty, S.8 (Tulloh) . . 3 Other starters: Jayland 9.0, Wilmare | S.13, Chinki 8.12. Bright Shine S.W, . Fair Blossom 8.0, Miss Miling S.«i, Fairy Flight 8.5, King's Decree S.4, i Agriora S.3, Free Monk 8.1, Botanical j 8.0, Gay Cleo 8.0, Rosebury 7.13, Leave j I ass 7.11, Swift's Choice 7.7. Betting:- 9 to 4 against the winner. Dividends: 11/-, 9/-, 8/6. NATURALISTE HANDICAP Six furlongs Fine Flare, 8J (Ayres) .... 1 Lunar Light, 7.2 -G. Da vies) 2 Jennie, 8.1 (Percival) . . . . 3 Other starters: Dhotette 9.1, Gov erness S.ll, Blue Rapide S.2. Earl Bal kan 8.2, Bee Gay 7.12, Boo 7.r-, Del Fuego 7.5, Gay Pierette 7.5, Warrau 7.1, Swee...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
PERSONAL Rev. K. B. Halley, Rector of Christ Church, returned to Geraldton yester day after a period of convalesence spent at Greenmount following his recent indisposition. His Lordship the Bishop of th-? N.ii-rh-Wesr (Right Rev. .1. Frewer) will leave Geraldton to-morrow on the first stage of a journey to England to attend the Lamlwth Conference. His Lordship ! will embark on the Marine Phoenix at Freiiiiintle on the 10th inst. for Van couver, and after spending a few days in that city he will proceed to London,1 his present intentions being to return to Australia in September next.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
MISCELLANEOUS \ ' ? ? ? ? ? ? — ??' — ?— ^PPLES are now available at Wes tralian Farmers Co-Operative Lim ited, Eleanor Street, Geraldtou ; price, 10/0 per case. ACCOMMODATION Available for Men only : three beds, no cooking facilities. Apply at Houston House, 130 Eleanor Street. ? § ? i A MEETING of the Railway Football Club will be held at the Great Nor thern Hotel on Wednesday next, April rtu, at 7.30 p.in. Business — Urgent. ? ! ? I A MEETING of Fire Brigade Foot ball Club will be held at the Ger aldton Hotel on Monday next, April 5tu, commencing at 7.30 p.m. : all mem bers are requested to attend. ? __^_ ? A GARDEN FETE will be held at ! 'Whipiuatarra,' Nanson, on Satur- ] day, April 17th, at 2.30 p.m., and a i Dance will be held iu the Nanson Hall ] at night : proceeds of both functions i will be devoted to Anglican Church j Bidding Fund. AIR FORCE Association — The monthly general meeting of the Geraldton Branch will be held at Bird wood House at 7.30 p.m. on Monday night next...
Geraldton Repertory. Another Play Reading. A POOR ATTENDANCE. Contributed. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
Geraldton Repertory Another Play Reading A POOR ATTENDANCE (Contributed) A reading of '?Belinda,'' a three-act play by A. A. Milne, was a feature of the monthly social held by the Gerald ton Repertory Club on Wednesday night last in the Geraldton Town Hall. The play was produced by Mrs. ] McAvoy and despite various difficulties in casting it, went over very well. The arranging of the various scenes was especially commendable. The main part, that of Belinda Tre uiayne, was played by Miss Betty Webb, and those who have seen this versatile player in more serious roles, were quick to appreciate her skiii iu portraying this most light and airy character of A. A. Milne's creation. She was vivacious, coy and laughable as the situation demanded and was careful not to overplay the part- She was ably supported by Miss Zelda Rundle as Betty the maid, and Miss Clarice Andrews as Delia, the daugh ter, both of whom we look forward to seeing again in acted parts, as distinct from play-readings. Mr...
Eastern States Racing. Meeting at Mentone. HIGH PRODUCTION WINS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
Eastern States Racing Meeting at Mentone HIGH PRODUCTION WINS The Autumn Stakes, the principal nice on the programme of the meeting conducted J)y the Epsom Turf Club at Mentone this, afternoon was won by High Production. Results of the vari ous events are as follows: — BKACH Iil'RDLK Two miles and twenty yards Cherry Roy, 10.12 ? 1 Lust Port, 0.12 ? 2 Sir William, U.5 . . . . . . . . 3 Other starters: Hearsay 0.11, Lord Cavil 9.S, Duke of Avon i).7, Dan denong 0.2, Grand City 0.0, Regal Blend !-.O, Felduna 0.0, High Charm 0.0. Betting: 0 to 4 against the winner. Dividends: (»/-, 7/(5, 12/0. JL'VKNILK HANDICAP Seven furlongs 1 -errymore, 8.7 ? 1 Lady Luba, 7.12 ? 2 Anomaly, 8.0 ' ? 3 Other starters: Parlcz Votis 0.O, Jur isprudence S.3, Aloft 7.13, Mount field -M3, Balbeck 7.12, J la tear 7.12, Pearl King 7.71, Tetraiia 7.J), Frillora 7.S, Home Beau 7.8. Idle Dreamer 7.7, Agin ;iri-» 7.(5, Brilliant Star 7.(5, Shavari 7.(5, French Pad 7.i5. Belting: 0 to 2 against (lie winner. Divide...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
LOCAL AND GENERAL ? «. ? Weather Forecast. — The Weather Hsireau to-day issued the following Geraldh»» forecast for the next twenty four hours: — Fine with rising1 tempera tures; fresh south to north-east winds and moderate seas. Food Coupons. — Current food coupons tim as follows :— Tea, i) to 20: butter, )d to i-j; meal (red) 2!) to 32, and (blue) 33 to 3H. On Monday meal i coupons 2!) to 'Ao (red) mu\ :*3 io 30 (blue) become valid. Tea and butJer coupons will remain unchanged nut j] Aj til lUth. Search for RelatfVcs.— The -Mayor (lM\ J. AlcAleer) is in receipt of the following appeal from Mr. Leo Kiwor, of Heaton, Newcastle-oii-Tyne (Eng land) : — 'I am writing this letter in the hrpe that you can help isk; to locale my father's brother's family. His name is .Joseph Biwer. He had a large family 1 who lived on his own ranch. I believe he had a family of eleven or thirteen. They wrote regularly to my aunt, who is now dead, aud she wished me to keep up the correspondence. The name «...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
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Robbed of Clothing. Melbourne Man's Plight. STORY TO POLICE. Melbourne, April 3. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
Robbed of Clothing Melbourne Man's Plight STORY TO POLICE Melbourne, April 3. Attacked, and robbed in a lane last night, twenty-three-year-old waiter, Brian Rutter Swan, of St. Kilda Road, was stripped of his suit and left strand ed in his shirt and shoes and socks. After the attack Swan was too em barrassed to move. He stayed in the lane for an hour before, with a news paper held in front of hiin, he sum moned courage to call a passer-by. He then drove to police headquarters in a taxi. He told the police he was attacked iu the lane by two men he met earlier iu a cafe. They stole five shillings and stripped him of almost everything, even his underpants. A short, thin man, Swan was loaned a pair of shorts by Detective Paterson, one of the biggest men in the force.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 3 April 1948
ENGAGEMENT The engagement is announced of Dorothy L'na, second daughter Mrs. aud ' the late Mr. H. J. Fmvles, of 253 Adelaide Terrace, Perth, to David Edward, eldest son of Mr. aild Mrs. D. A. Donald, of 4 Ruby Street, Geraldtou. Births, Marriages and Deaths BIRTH WILLOCK— On April 2nd, 1M4S, at St. John of God Hospital, Geraldton, to Lorua and Graham — a daughter. Both well. No visitors for live days. DEATH Cl'RTIN— On April 2ml, 104S. at the Victoria District Hospital, Geraldton, Mary Ann, dearly beloved mother aud uiother-iu-law of Jim and Gladys and darling grandma of Norman, Merrill, Stanley, Reggie, Irene and Edna : aged 77 years. Peacefully Sleeping IN MEMORIAM BUNTER (Laurie) — In loving memory of our dear brother aud tuu-Ie. accidentally killed on the Roelatid-s Road on April 4th, 1947; aged 23 years. Deep in our hearts is a picture, Worth more than silver aud gold : 'Tis a picture of our dear Laurie, Whose memory will never grow cold. — Always remembered by his loving sist...
Visit to America. Schmelling Denied Visa. THE OFFICIAL REASON. Washington, April 5. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 April 1948
Visit to America ? I ? ♦ ? Schmelling Denied Visa THE OFFICIAL REASON Washington, April 5. The United States State Department lias rejected an application by the Ger !»nn heavyweight boxer (Max Scliuiel linir) for a visa ttr visit the United States of America for a series of exhibition bouts. The official reason is that SehmellLng does uot qualify under the existing regulations, which permit visits' of only a limited group of selected Germans. The application would be considered at some later date when regular visa services are available A Soviet publishing house here has put out for German workers a de-luxe edition of Karl Mark's 'Das Kapital.'' the Bible --f Communism. For one third of his weekly pay a German laborer can buy a new, very tasteful and very well-bound edition.