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CASUAL CROWING. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 30 January 1929
CASUAL CROWING. ? w ? There is a prevailing notion amongst us that cock-crowing indi cates the breaking of the day. Old sayings and old rhythmes are, to some extent, responsible for this error. It may be quite coreect to say, 'This is the cock that crew in the morn.' But the same cock probably 'crew' more vociferously at mid night. Scriptural reference to this cock crowing conveys the same impression that the fowl's indulgence was essen tially an early-morning one. Shake speare, at a much later date, seems to have fallen into the same blunder. We find the ghost about to speak to Hamlet when the cock 'crew,' and he had to disappear. We find the same idea in 'Macbeth,' where they were carousing till the second cock crow. Evolution, in its progressive march, has accomplished much in accentuat ing the peculiarities of domestic fowls, but it savours somewhat of the speculative to say that it has exerted an influence on the crow of a cock. The fact remains that cocks crow at all hours dur...
TRY "CLEANIES." [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 30 January 1929
TRY 'GLEANIES.' ? ♦- ? Talk of watch-dogs ! You need never be afraid of losing your chick ens if you only keep a few guinea fowl with them. The guinea fowl, called 'gleany' i* the finest little sentinel that could be imagined. If a fox comes ia sight, or a ptrrngcr on two. legs, the racket the gleany raises is surprising, and can be heard half a mile away. Another good point about the gleany is that, served at table, it is a far finer bird than any chicken, and ? much nearer resembles game than poultry ; and a third is that the bird is a hardy and first-rate forager. They look after themselves in a won derful fashion, and cost hardly any thing to keep. * Nor do they damage crops like or dinary poultry, for they do not scratch in the same way. Some far mers keep a few guinea fowl in their potato fields, which the birds keep clear of injurious insects without do ing the least harm to the potatoes. Of course, they are not, such good layers as hens, but still,, they keep up a good suppl...
BEAUTY V. UGLINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 30 January 1929
BEAUTY V. UGLINESS. Good looks like the grapes in the fable, are sometimes said to be sour. ? The ugly sister will argue that, if she is loved, she will know she is loved for herself alone, and the hand some man is regarded as an unfor tunate mortal, subject to innumer able temptations and annoyances. Georges Carpentier was recently tackled on this question, and was asked to say frankly whether he found his good looks a handicap. 'Frankly, no,' he replied. 'One is never annoyed by nice women. There are many sorts of love, and every man must judge between them, but it is more necessary for the handsome man to possess good judgement than his less favoured brother.' Ugliness, too, has its temptations the temptations of an unsatisfied na ture, which, lacking what it normally requires to keep it sweet and whole some, flies to some excess for com pensation. Possibly the happiest people are those who are neither very good looking nor very ugly. Their path is certainly the smoothest, and th...
UNIFORM RAiLWAY GAUGE A COSTLY LUXURY STATE MUST ATTEND TO NECESSITIES Perth, January 30. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 30 January 1929
UNIFORM RAILWAY GAUGE A COSTLY LUXURY STATE MUST ATTEND TO NECESSITIES Perth, January 30. In view of the recent decision of the Commonwealth -Government to seek the services of the State Railway Commis sioners to revise the estimates of the cast of unifying railway, gauges, the Premier (Mr. Collier) consented yester day to express his views on the gauge question. 'I agree entirely,' llr CflUier re marked, 'with all that has been said about the need for a uniform gauge, and the great advantage it would be from a Commonwealth point of view, but speaking from a purely West Australian standpoint, I must ^ay this Otate can- I not undertake any expenditure in this j direction, not merely at present or with- j ing1 a reasonable number of years to come. 'We have,' he continued, ' so many bi gworks in band and all the money we can secure, and that we would be Justified in. expending must be devoted to new works for the development of oar territory. -We shall not be able for many years ahead ...
DRUNKEN MOTORISTS LICENSE SUSPENSION ADVOCATED. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 30 January 1929
DRUNKEN MOTORISTS LICENSE SUSPENSION ADVO CATED. 'The practice of fining drunken mo torists should be abandoned andjnore licenses suspended,'? declared the pre sident of the W.A. Automobile Club (Mr. L. R. Butt) when referring the other day to a statement made rec ently by Inspector Hunter, of the Traf fic Department, that there were more drunken drivers on the road than peo ple realised. 'The number of drunk en motorists could speedily be reduced by prompt action on the Fart or' the TraflSe Department,' added Mr. Butt. 'Every day motorists who have had a few drinks ean be seen driving away from hotels in the city and suburbs without giving a warning of any kind — apparently oblivions of the fact that other vehicles are using the road?»
BIG BLAZE FIRE AT WOOL STORE BRIGADE'S GOOD WORK, Syndey, January 29 [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 30 January 1929
BIG BLAZE FIRE AT WOOL STORE BRIGADE'S GOOD WORK & Sydney. January 29. Damage, estimated at £30,000, was caused by a fire to-night at the ?wool store of Australian Wool and Produce Limited, in Beauchamp-road, Botany. One section of the store was gutted, the walls, roof, girders, and a large quan tity of fine scoured wool were destroy ed. The fire brigade, using nearly a mile of hose, was able, owing to the favour able construction 0° the buildings, to confine the fire to the section where it began.
EAST AND WEST THE NEW AIR SERVICE ARRANGEMENTS PROGRESSING SATISFACTORILY [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 30 January 1929
EAST AND WEST THE NEW AIR SERVICE ARRANGEMENTS PROGRESSING SATISFACTORILY Preparations for the inauguration of the air service between tjerth and Adel aide are progressing rapidly. The prin 'cipal landing grounds along the route at Kalgoorlie, Forrest and Ccduna have been completed by the FeSerttT Govern ment, and a commencement is to be made almost immediately with, the pro vision of emergency landing grounds. Western Australian AirwaySi Limited, announce that the first cf the air liners will reach Australia in March, and that after assembly and test, de monstration flights will be carried out. The Kalgoorlie rest house, where pas sengers will have an- early1 luncheon on the morning of their departure from Perth, is complete, and within the next fortnight a similar rest house at Ce duna will be erected. The construction of an hostel at For rest, where passengers will spend the night, was commenced last_niontb. Han gars at Maylands, Forrest and Adelaide, to house the air lingers , h...
THE COLTS MATCH VICTORY FOR VICTORIA Perth, January 30. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 30 January 1929
THE COLTS' MATCH VICTORY FOB VICTOBIA Perth, January 30. In the deciding match in the trian gular contest yesterday Victoria beat Western Australia by six wickets. m De tails: — WEST AUSTRALIA. First Innings * ? 114 Second Innings. Drew, b McCormack ? 5 F. Bryant, b Makin ? ^ 3 Horrocks, c Hunt, b Warne .... 44. McBae, b Warne ? ....'. ? 21 Inverarity, b McCormack ? 1 W. Bryant, run out ? 7 Wilberf dree, not out ? 21 B. Bryant, b Warne . . . : ? 7 Harding, b McConnick ? '. 0 Webster, run out ? 5 Halcombe, b Makin ? 3 Sundries ? ' ? 10 Total ? 127 Bowling: McConnick: 3 for 27. VICTORIA. First Innings ? 189 Second Innings. Sendry, not out ? 32 Wharington, b Webster ? 3 Wilson, b Halcombe ? 9 Francis, e Harding, b Inverarity . . 0 Warne, b Webster ? 0 Hunt, not out ....£ ? 8 Sundriess ? ' 1 Total for 4 wickets ? - 53 Bowling: Webster,- 2 for 5.
BOAT HOUSE SENSATION HOW SWALLOW WAS TRAPPED CUT OFF FROM REAR EXITS Melbourne, January 29. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 30 January 1929
BOAT HOUSE SENSATION ? . ? ? , ? ♦ ? HOW SWALLOW WAS TRAPPED CUT OFF FROM BEAB EXITS Melbourne, January 29. The condition -of Cedrie Swallow, aged 23, of Glen Iris, who j^as trapped in the blazing boat shed of the Yarra Yarra Boat Club, on Monday night, us still critical. He had a bad mght, and is veiy low. ? G. Kingsley said to-day that he lert, the shed about half -past six o'clock on Monday evening thinking that everyone else had gone. He locked the door. Swallow must have been upstairs hav ing a shower at the time. There were exits from the shed at' the back and side,- but Swallow must have been pre vented by the fire from reaching them
SALVATION ARMY PARTIES UNABLE TO AGREE LITIGATION PROCEEDINGS London, January 29. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 30 January 1929
SALVATION ARMY ? : — « ? r- PARTIES UNABLE TO AGREE LITIGATION PROCEEDINGS London, Janusrv 29. The hearing before Justice Eve of me motion to make absolute the in junction restraining the High Council of the Salvation Army from proceed ing with its resolution to depose Gener al Booth from the supreme leadership and to appoint a successor was resumed to-day. On the resumption of tbe case, Mr. Greene. K.C.,. on behalf of General Booth, said that he regretted the par tics had failed to find an amicable solu tion. The position was that certain members of the Salvation Army desired to effect a radical change in the con-, stitution, winch General Booth felt should be defended, thinking it an at tack on what was laid down by the founder of the Army. Mr. Simmonds, K.C., (for the High. Council) protested there was nothing in evidence to support such a suggestion. The case is proceeding. £ ?
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 30 January 1929
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WHEAT LOADING SCARCITY OF TRUCKS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 30 January 1929
WHEAT LOADING SCARCITY OF TRUCKS. There was no loading on the wheat boat Allende to-day, as there ia a shortage of wheat owing to the Kail way Department's inability to supply trucks. It is understood tliafc all av ailable trucks are being utilised for the carriage of super from Perth dur ing the cheap freight season. The Allende has about 24,000 bags «f wheat under hatches at present. Loading on the Alnmoor finished this afternoon, and she is expected to sail to-night with about «3,000 bags. A Hot Day— The temperature to-day registered evenly up to 3 o'clock, when it was 99 degrees. — ?
SHEFFIELD SHIELD VICTORIA AVERT INNINGS DEFEAT Sydney, January 29 [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 30 January 1929
SHEFFIELD SHIELD VICTOBIA AVEET INNINGS DEFEAT Sydney, January 29 Victoria made a fine recovery in their second innings to-day, and when stumps were drawn they had carried their score to 510 for seven wickets, thus averting an innings defeat. New South Wales won on the first innings. Details: — NEW SOUTH WALES First Innings 6 for ? 713 VICTORIA First Innings ? 265 Second Innings. . Onyons, c Singleton, b Hooker . . 131 Austin, b Hooker ? 5 Scaif e, run out ? 91 Darling, c McCabe, b Fairfax ... 96 Ebeling, b Fairfax ? 14 Beddrop, b McCabe ? , ? 14 Lansdown, not out ? 4S Bird, c ? Singleton, b Marks ? 63- EUis, not out ? 7 Sundries ? 41 Total for 7 wickets ? 510 Bowling: Hooker, 2 for 94; Fairfax, 2 for 54.
CRICKET ENGLISH XI. RAIN STOPS PLAY AT ADELAIDE. Adelaide January 29 [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 30 January 1929
CRICKET 1^ ENGLISH XI. BAIN STOPS PLAT AT ADELAIDE ' Adelaide, -January 29 The match between England and South Australia was sibandonett to-day England declared on the overnight score of 5 for 307, and gave the home tear.i the hopeless ta.sk of making 521 in a day's play to win. The weather, which was threatening at the start, broke soon after one o'clock. Although 34 runs wore added after lunch rain at 3 o'clock spoiled all chance of a continuance, and the game was abandoned at 4.30. Scores: — ENGLAND. First Innings ? 392 Second Innings, 5 for ? .' ? 307 SOUTH AUSTRALIA First Innings . . . ., ? 178 Second Innings Harris, not out ? 44 Richardson, lbw., b White ...... 3 Hack, not out ? 27 Sundries ? I . -» «- ? ~ Total for one wicket ^ ? 75