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British Whisky. Variation in Exports. SOME REDUCTIONS. London, April 6. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 April 1948

British Whisky ? 4m ? Variation in Exports SOME REDUCTIONS London, April G. Britain will cut her whisky exports to some soft-currency countries during the year beginning on May 1st, but will maintain, them to Australia and New Zealand to help pay for food. The Minister for 'Food (Mr. Struehey) an* ncuticed this at a press conference yes terday. He said that the. overall exports would be increased to S,5OO,OO0 proof gallons per year, including 7,.rrtX),G00 for hard currency countries. Soft currency counrries would get 1,000,000 gallons compared with the present l,»-00,000 and the home -market 2,000,000 com pared with 2,li00,000.

Publication Title: Geraldton Guardian
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Possible Military Aid. American-Belgium Talks. PURELY EXPLORATORY. Washington, April 6. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 April 1948

Possible Military Aid American-Belgium Talks 'PURELY EXPLORATORY' Washington, April 6. Possible military aid to Western Europe was discussed in an eighty minute United States-Belgium confer ence here to-day. Participants in the talks were the Belgian Prime Minister (M. Henri Sjmak) and the Acting United States Secretary of State (Mr. Robert Lovetl). Likely military aid is an outcome of the Five-Power Treaty signed in Brussels last month. A State Department spokesman insisted that the talks were purely exploratory and said that no commit ments were made.

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South Australian Fire. Explosion of Ammunition. SPECTATORS SCATTER. Adelaide, April 6. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 April 1948

South Australian Fire Explosion of Ammunition SPECTATORS' SCATTER Adelaide, April 6. Several hundred spectators scattered when large stocks of ammunition exploded in a £1,300 fire at Clare, a northern country town, last night. The volunteer five brigade and several privately-owned and manned appliances fought the fire which broke out in a gunsmith's shop.

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Northern District Racing. Murchison Association. MEETING AT CUE. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 April 1948

Northern District Racing ? «, ? i Murchison Association MEETING AT CUE The following weights have been declared for the race meeting to be conducted by -the Murchison Racing Association at Cue on Saturday next : — MT. MAGNET HANDICAP {First Division) Six furlongs True Shot - 10 S Miss Alto - - 9 1 Blue Shot - 10 7 Mandrake -9 7 Lady Meirose 0 7 Flicka - - - 9 7 MT. MAGNET HANDICAP ( Second Division) Five furlongs Gay Par - - 10 7 Jimmy Star 9 10 Milton ? 10 1 De Grey ? !) 7 M. Dendron 10 0 Dennis - - - !- 7 Little Bill - 10 0 Broania ? 9 7 ? Bold Bruce 10 O Weeda ? 9 7 ; Blaze - - - 10 O Scar - - - - 0 7 '? Xuhbajuh - - ii IS Joe Louis - - 1) 7 Sipearl - - - 0 12 CUE HANDICAP ' About one mile aud l(-0 yards Helen ? 10 3 Monk's Idol 9 7 Gay Terry - 9 7 Stfinbo Boy -9 0 j MKKKATHARRA HANDICAP (First Division) Six furlongs j Gay Par --1O 7 De Grey ? fl 7 Milton ? 10 1 Dennis - - - 9 7 M. Dendron 10 0 Broania - - - 9 7 Little Bill - 10 0 Weeda ? 9 7 Nubbajub - - 9 13 Scar - - - - 9 7 Si...

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A Street of Flames. Two Lorries Catch Fire. SEQUEL TO COLLISION. Melbourne, April 6. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 April 1948

A Street of Flames Two Lorries Catch Fire SEQUEL TO COLLISION Melbourne, April 0. A bitumen street at Seddon;va near suburb, became a lake of fire and acrid ciuoke when 6 tons of 98 per cent. con-, cent rated sulphuric acid cascaded from a tank waggon yesterday. The wagon W4is overturned after colliding with a lorry. Both caught fire. Several peo ple had narrow escapes from serious burns and asphyxiation. Fertilisers Works' employees quelled the ilames by running a four-inch hose from a hyd rant.

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AMUSEMENTS. Radio Theatre Talkies. REVIEW OF PROGRAMMES. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 April 1948

AMUSEMENTS ? ^ Radio Theatre Talkies REVIEW OF PROGRAMMES Starring Irene Dunne, Rex Harrison and Linda Darnell, 'Anna and the King of Siam' will be screened to-night and again to-morrow night. Produced on a lavish scale, the him' scoffs at many fantastic beliefs regarding life in the colorful Orient. An interesting selection or snort subjects support the main feature. The programme for Thursday night is as follows: — (1- — Newsreel. (2) — 'Talk About a Lady*' (Jinx Fal keuburg, Forrest Tucker and Joe Besser). (3)— 'Royal Wedding.' (4)— 'Secret Agent X9'— (Serial), (a) — 'Wild Beauty' (Don Porter. Lois Collier and Jacqueline de Wit). 'Aims and the Kii:g of Siain' Starring Irene Dunne, Rex Harrison and Linda Darnell, the eagerly awaited tilui version of Margaret Lan don's best-seller, 'Anna and the King of Siam,' will be presented to-night anu on Wednesday night, this lavish pro duction having called for one of -1k- largest budgets allotted to any picture since pre-war days. The direc...

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Control of Drugs. A Tightening-Up Proposed. POSITION IN THIS STATE. Melbourne, April 6. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 April 1948

Control of Drugs ? ^. ? A Tightening~Up Proposed POSITION IN THIS STATE Melbourne, April G. T«io much Benzedrine, a stimulant, and phenobarbitone, a sedative, are being sold to the public according to Sydney chemists. In Sydney recently a man was found in a stupor after he had taken one hundred Benezedrine tablets in a week. In Brisbaues a ha' taken one hundred Benzedrine a woman died and three others were dan gerously ill after alleged overdoses of phenobarbitone. Sydney chemists want the Xew South Wales Poisons Act changed to restrict the s:ih; -?£ th^se drugs. At present benzedrine can be bought in Sydney without a doctor's prescription. The Registrar of the Pharmacy INiard (Mr. F. C. Kent)' said that the outlet --f these drugs was rigidly con trolled in Victoria. Iu Western Australia the two drugs could be bought without a doctor's pre scription, but chemists .exercised discre tion in sales, said the Registrar of the Pharmaceutical Council of Western Australia (Mr. F. W. Avenell...

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Shorter Working Week. Union Seeks Thirty Hours. VEHICLE BUILDERS CLAIM. Adelaide, April 6. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 April 1948

Shorter Working Week Union Seeks Thirty Hours VEHICLE BUILDERS' CLAIM Adelaide, April G. A thirty-hour week is claimed in a I log submitted by the Vehicle Builders' j Union which is beiug considered by a j meeting of the Vehicle Manufacturers' Association of Australia. The log also ?claims aTfcrasinunn rate of flJLper week and a miniinmir o&4llj^lO/4L^ month's ( annual leave and a month's jjuWilative sick leave. \ '

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 April 1948

?I Lounge Suites of Quality j! NOW SHOWING IN A j! VARIETY OF STYLES ij £44/10/ ? PRICED FROM ? £44/10/ '| FLOOR RUGS! ; 33/6 ? _ ? 33/6 j 57/ ? 6ft. x 3ft. ? 57/- j 70/ ? 70/- , £6/8/11 — 9ft. x 7ft. 6in. — £6/8/11 BE ON BETTER TERMS WITH LOCKES Ask For Oar New Schedule of Easier Payments LIMITED \ \ Marine Terrace, Geraldton !? Tel. 97 - ? NEXT POST-OFFICE ? Tel. 97 ?! They're all the same to J£s&*} COMBS AND CUTTERS Under all shearing conditions, with coarse wool or fine, hard skins or soft, higher tallies come easier with the Lister combs and cutters — the perfect team mates jijlilJjl for higher tallies. |L44444MilL Iwd*fi&Mn V8 V2 {^Ut&W&BjJB I Light 8 LS.T. COMBS AND CUTORS fttii 'For Every Type of Wool' ' FLIER ^^ MKM H^^MM^^^^BM LIGHT-WIDE o SHC4..82.47 Obtainable from, all agents and storekeepers or from Sole Distributors in Western Australia: MALLOCH BROS. LTD. Head Office and Showrooms: 50-54 William St., Perth Factory and Bulk Sfore: Leede...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 April 1948

ij ...A Scientific Facial by Contoure... I; (From 5th Avenue, New York) jj CONTOURE BEAUTY EXPERT !? - ' £ I Mrs Aileen Scott-Stimson \ ;| IS NOW VISITING GERALDTON !| During her stay in Geraidtcn, Mrs. Scott-Siimson will advise !? ladies regarding the color of make-up and different creams ! j! ' to be used on all types of skin. !| This Beauty Expert is featuring Society's Latest — the !? Brevity Cocktail ! I; HAVE THE NEW LOOK ! HAVE THE NEW LOOK ! ?| Be Radiant with Contoured Flattering New Shade — Pink ij Radiance I RING FOR INTERVIEW WITH MRS. SCOTT-STIMSON I 444 ? TELEPHONE ? 444 -a bit of a gamble THE wheatgrower always takes a bit of a gamble with the weather. Generally he comes out all right. When a man makes inadequate -financial pro vision for the protection of his wife and children in the event of his death, he gambles with Death '-at their expense. They rarely come out all right. The A.M.P. can eliminate that risk. Ask the nearest A.M.P. office to send a Representative t...

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CYCLING. W. O'Brien Makes Amends. A DISAPPOINTING FIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 April 1948

CYCLING ? + ? W. O'Brien Makes Amends A DISAPPOINTING FIELD Most unpleasant conditions con fronted riders competing in last Sun day's six miles handicap conducted by the Geraldton Cycle Club, and all were tired at the completion of the journey. After the big line up of starters in the Easter Cup, it was disappointing on this occasion to see only seven riders at the post, although some were on the sick list, and others still recuperating from their previous race. However, until the club's ambition of putting down a track in Geraldton is fulfilled, the sport is dependent on patrons who j follow each race zealously and riders should he prepared to make every event one worth watching. It was pleasing to see W. O'Brien in winning vein and his victory to some [extent compensated for the narrow defeat he suffered at the hands of I. McKillop in the Easter Cup. At the start P. White went away to a good lead from M. McAuliffe, next coming the newcomer (M. Silvwright) ahead --f OP.iien. B. Dun...

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BASIC WAGE INQUIRY. Claims of Geraldton District. NEW ZONE SOUGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 April 1948

BASIC WAGE INQUIRY I m ? * ? Claims of Geraldton District NEW ZONE SOUGHT i | It is expected in industrial circles I that a higher basic wage for workers in Geraldion ami adjoining districts and a lower basic wage for many of l hose engaged .in industries south of Carnaiuah will result if au application placed before the State Arbitration I Court yesterday is successful. The I application was made at the beginning j of the annual inquiry into the Stau i basic wage by Mr. J. M. Sniilley, who ? said that he held a petition signed !-y (524 members of twenty -three unions i who were interested in Gex-aldton and I surrounding areas. j Mr. Smilley advocated that the northern sector of the South-West laud division should form a separate zoii« ( for the purpose of assessing the basic I wage because the cost of living was ! higher in the north than in the south. j The move is expected to be strongly I opposed by the advocate of rhe [Employers' Federation (Mr. L. L. Car | ter) and by the advo...

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Communist Set-Back. Rowe's Resignation Sought. WORKERS DENUNCIATION. Sydney, April 6. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 April 1948

Communist Set-Back ? ^ ? ^ Rowe's Resignation Sought WORKERS' DENUNCIATION Sydney, April G. The resignation of the Communist (Mr. E. J. Rowe) from the Common wealth Council of the Amalgamated Engineering Union has been demanded by largely-attended meetings of union members at Lysaghts and the Broken Hill Proprietary Steelworks at New castle. The men criticised his activi ties in the recent Queensland strike. The voting at Lysaghts was sixty-live to nil. The decision of the meeting stated that Howe was not a tit ami proper person to hold office and his actions had brought the union into dis repute. The district committee met last night, hut made no decision -»n the demand.

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The Season's Averages. HOWELL'S DUAL SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 April 1948

The Season's Averages HOWELL'S DUAL SUCCESS H. Hdwell finished the season by gaining both the battiug and bowling averages of the Geraldton CriekeJ Association. For the . bowling honors he was closely challenged by E. W. Dunn. The season's averages, which were decided on the games played in the. qualifying rounds for the premier ship 'are as follows : — Bowling W. R. Av. H. Howell ? 43 307 7.14 E. W. Dunn ? 39 280 7.17 D. Donald ? 29 223 7.66 E. Chamberlain .. .. 20 194 9.6 C. Harling . . ? 40 398 9.95 R. Keegan ? 3S 415 10.86 J. Graham ? 37 255 15.0 J. Jenkins ? 24 400 16.6 R. Major ? It) 355 18.65 R. Sewell ? 16 301 18.87 Batting Inn. N.O. U.S. Ag. Av. H. Howell .. 7 — 105 308 44.0 R. Sewell .. 13 — 78 407 31.3 U. Keegan . . 14 4 *103 272 27.2 C. Harling . . 12 — 54 321 26.7 «? . i-ij moim,-- . id j. oo oil -£U. I K. Parker ..11 1 71 255 25.5 C. Cross ..10 1 *46 205 22.7 J. Pickering . 9 — 105 174 195 G. Rowe ... 9 — 5S 160 17.7 R. Brand ..12 1 45 189 17.2 R. Hough . . 15 3 31 202...

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Cues for Royal Visit. Probable Date of Arrival. MORE OFFICIAL HINTS. Canberra, April 6. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 April 1948

Cues for Royal Visit Probable Date. of Arrival MORE OFFICIAL HINTS Canberra, April G. It is expected that the King and Queen and Princess Margaret will * arrive in Australia, towards the end of March. They will begin their three weeks tour of New Zealand about March 1st. Further official hints on tfie conduct of the tour include: — Their Majesties usually go to an ordinary service at a .convenient church on Sunday; they occupy the front pew; they usually drive In 0. car with the back down; in the country an open touring car can be used; the King usually sits on the left, the Queen on the right and Prin cess Margaret on one of the small seats; the car is driven at eight miles tI-er bour in built -up areas and twenty miles per hour elsewhere ; their Majes ties prefer to visit institutions already In use to opening new ones. The King and Queen are both accus tomed to the use of microphones when Bpeaking, but the King is to broadcast only when making an important speech. There are no Ro...

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SHIPPING. Port of Geraldton. SHEEP FOR SINGAPORE. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 April 1948

SHIPPING ,!'? jm ? Port of Geraidton SHEEP FOR SINGAPORE The loading of 9,503 tons of wheat for India on the Ocean Vagrant was completed last uight and the vessel sailed for overseas at 6.30 a.m. -to-day. On a voyage from Freinautle to Singapore, the ui.v. Charon, of the Blue Funnel Line, berthed at Geraidton at 8 a.m. to-day and commenced loading 3.-KK) sheep, 4-5-i tons of flour, 10 tons of produce aud IS tons -of fodder. It is anticipated that loading operations wiil be completed late to-night, in which event the vessel trill resume the over seas voyage at -» a.m. to-ihorrow. En route to Carnarvon, the m.v. Kybra, of the State Shipping Service, arrived at the port at about 1 pjn. to-day. The vessel discharged two tons und loaded fifteen tons of general cargo and resumed the northbound voyage at 3-30 p.ui.

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Mrs. Rockfeller Dead. Famous Millionaire's Wife. PUBLICITY SHUNNED. New York, April 6. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 April 1948

Mrs. Rockfeller Dead Famous Millionaire's Wife PUBLICITY SHUNNED New York, April 6. Mrs. John D. Rockfeller, jun., died from a heart attack to-day at the age »t seventy-three years. Her marriage with the sou of the famous oil multi millionaire in 1901 united two of the world's greatest fortunes, Mrs. Rock f filer's maiden name was Abby Greene Aklrich and she was a daughter of the late Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich, formerly :i grocer and then a United States Sena tor, who left more than 30,600,000 dol lars when he died iu 11)15. Like her husband, Mrs. Rockfeller disliked publicity and ostentation. Friends said that her self-effacement stemmed from constant publicity and criticism that surrounded her father in his Senatorial days from 1897 to 1905, when he was credited with being one of a group of four Republicans who ran the country. She brought up her six children very simply, allowing them less pocket money than their school mates.

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Charges For Water. A FLAT RATE REFUSED. Government's City Complex. LACK OF COURAGE. Kalgoorlie, April 6. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 April 1948

Charges For Water A FLAT RATE REFUSED Government's City Complex 'LACK OF COURAGE' Kalgoorlie, April G Tbe present State Government like previous Governments, had u metropoli tan complex, said the Mayor (Mr. It. G. Moore) at the Kalgoorlie Council meeting last night. 'We country people often near about ? the metropolitan complex and I don't think it is all talk,' he said, 'no mat ter what Government we have it is a Perth Government.' The Mayor was informing the Coun cil on the outcome of a conference oo waiter supply which he recently attend ed. He said that he suggested to the Minister for Works (Mr. V. Doney) that a Hat rate for the State f)e insti tuted. This had been considered, but refused. So he had made a further suggestion about reduced rate;?. It was being, considered by Cabinet. 'I think this Government is the same as pre vious Governments in that it has not the courage to carry out the scheme for a flat rate,' said the Mayor. He told the conference that he did not think th...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 April 1948

Woods' Great Peppermint Cure ' For Children's Hacking Cough

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People on the Move. Midland Omnibus Service. PASSENGERS BY ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 6 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 -ierahlion during the past few days : — Perth to Geraldtou (Saturday) — Messrs. W. Mathews, W. Cook, G. Chrystal, .5. O'Dowron, Stinson, A. Eatt, T. Kurrows, S. Cauguuii, A. Barlow, G. Long, G. Dring, C. Rayner, R. Patter sou, Mesdaines W. Ma thews, W. Cook, L. Millar, J. Neale, G. Stanton, 1. Hawke, K. 15. Halley, L. Shaw, Morgan, R. Patterson, 3- Tribe, C. Fitzsimiiions, Misses T. Hrennan, K. Gillispie, M. Scott, S. Daiball, Brieiuan and Master A. Tribe. Geraidton. to Perth (Monday) — Messrs. T. Hickey, G- Morgan, Buck ley, Bodycoat, L. Fowler, J. Hyde, A. Wallace, McGilp, T. Collins, .1. Hayes, M. Parry, R. Gibson, R. Ludbrook, R. Harrap, F. A. Kennan, S. Smith, E. J. Gould, Mesdaines R. Harrap, S. Smith, I. W. Davey. M. Philips, A. Fairclough, R. Ruedijrer, G. Morgan, Franklin, Farrell, Long, Thurkle, A. Pe...

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