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HUSBAND'S TRAGIC DISCOVERY FOUND WIFE HANGING DEAD Brisbane, January 30. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
HUSBAND'S TRAGIC DISCOVERY FOUND WIFE HANGING DEAD Brisbane, January 30. When William Isles, manager of the branch of the Queensland branch of tn» Queensland -National Bank, at Bedcliffe, returned to his homo about midnight last night he found the body of his wife, Linda Isles, aged 34, hanging from the rafters on the back verandah of his residence. Mrs. Isles leaves, be sides hen husband ,two yo_ng children. No reason has been given why deceased should have taken her life.
THROUGH THE FIRE. Copyright CHAPTER XV. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
THROUGH THE FIRE. By STELLA M. DURING Author of 'Love's Privilege,' 'The End of the Rainbow,' ' Seedtime and Harvest,' 'The Loom of Life,' etc. Copyright CHAPTEE XV. The heavy clash of the closing door echoed through the silent house. Long after the actual sound of it was still ed it echoed and echoed again in Lant's ears. Fordyce had freed him self, had shaken off his shackles and stood his own man again. He had ]:aid his debt once, and no one could with justice expect him to pay it a secmd time. He would dance? to Lant's piping no more. Lant might do his worst, and be damned to him* For long after Fordyce had left him Lant sat absolutely still, his brain so active that no energy seemed left for his body. He was conscious at first of nothing but a dumb, cold fury at For dyce's assertion of the right to deter mine his own actions, belated as it wus. He had thought him gripped as securely as ever terrier gripped a rat, and suddenly, unexpectedly, he had shaken himself free and faeed ...
VICTORIAN WORKERS KEEP HOURS DOWN TO 44 UNION DOMINATION ALLEGED Melbourne, January 30. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
VICTORIAN WORKERS Keep hours down to 44 , DKIOK DOMINATION ALLEGED ; - ' Melbourne, January 30. . Whether the 'Victorian- timber work ers intend deliberately: to act in - de fiance of the order of the full Arbitra tion Court ,-whieh. fixed a -S-houcs week to be worked jn the industry^ will be de finitely determined to-mwrrow morning, when the members of the 'Timber _ Jer chants' ; Association will take steps to enforce the new. award. ' For the last two weeks employees in city and metro politan mills have- not reported for wprk until 8 _—. instead of. 7.30 a.m. They have extended the lunch time over an hour, and have ceased work' at 5 p.m- thus working only _!? hours _ week. ?'?'.-? ?' ? The ? employers have sine** .expressed their *determ_atioja that the longer working week must be observed from to-morrow. Every employee who fails to begin work at 7.30 _.nu will be auto niatieaUy dismissed from employment. A. large section of the timber workers is, opposed tfT participating in the ...
GHOSTS IN PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
GHOSTS IN PARLIAMENT. The ghost of Guy Fawkes is not the only 'spook' of the House of Com mons, in Kngland. The most famous as well as the most sinister ghost of St. Stephen's is the one called after Big Ben. It is certainly the best authenticated Parliamentary spectre, and it is said that on the day following each of its appearances a member of the Royal Family has died. 'Big- Den' was seen, by a number of people on the evenings before the deaths of the Prince Consort, the Princess Alice, the Duke of Clarence, and King Edward. Each of these ap pearances was on the thirteenth of the month, at midnight, and it is declared by some that on each occa sion the clock struck thirteen times J The ghost of Belllnsnam, who mur dered Mr. Terceval in the House of Common?, is also said to haunt the. scene cf his crime, but the most or thodox cf Parliamentary ghosts is a dismal l~o-:ing figure apparallcd in a dirty white, shadowy-looking gown, which on foggy nights is supposed to appfar at the we...
EARLY DEVELOPMENTS EXPECTED PROBABILITY OF A STRIKE Sydney, January 30. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
EARLY DEVELOPMENTS EXPECTED PBOBABUJTY OF A SZ—IKS - Sydnev, January 30. - Preparations are being made by the Sydney Timber Yard and Sawmill in terests and by the Allied Industries for a strike, which is expected to be gin on Fridav. It is expected if the members of flic Timber Workers Union refuse to con form to the decision of the Arbitration Court and cease work rather than ac cept a 48 hours week the majority of the timber yards and sawmills will be idle, within a few days. ., - The union will hold a meeting at the Trades Hall to-jiiorrow night to make its decision. It is generally expect ed the union will advert to its inten tion to refuse t6 comply with the new award. ,
INDUSTRY INDUSTRY DISPUTE OVER HOURS MEN'S DETERMINED ATTITUDE IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT BY EMPLOYEES Adelaide, January 30. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
^ DISPUTE OVER HOURS MEN'S DETERMINED ATTITUDE : v ? IMPORTANT AN-TOITNCEM— KT BY EMPLOYEES _ ?? s Adelaide, January 30. The Timber Workers1 Federation held a meeting in the Trades Hall this morn ing, at which it .was resolved to continue to act in accordance with the directions of the Australian Council of Trades Unions, it was also stated there was no wavering among the dismissed men. The timber . yards did a limited amount , of business, contractors carting their own lumber. —oldens' Motor Body Builders Limit ed may have to close their mill in a fortnight, and five or six weeks later all work may cease. About 3,000 men will be effected. Another meeting of the Timber Fed eration will be held to-morrow. ' The secretary of the South Austra lian Employers' Federation (Mr. G. _L Boykett) reported that unless the men return to work under the award vy 7.30 aan. to-morrow, the employers have decided to take immediate steps to en gage labour.
THE SPIRIT OF ANZAC RETURNED SOLDIERS REUNION MANY DISTINGUISHED GUESTS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
THE SPIRIT OF ANZAC _ ? ~ % RETURNED SOLDIERS RE UNION . . MANY DISTOTCKJISHBD GUESTS The Spirit of Anzac descended on Geraldton last night. Like so many of the recent celebrations this one was a ^revelation to £ the stranger of the en ?thnsiasm and strength of the district. From the point of view- of soeial enjoy ment alone it is incredible that any re turned man should stay outside the Re turned Soldiers' League, the annual re union of which took place last night. Music, /song and many a good stoiy were heartily enjoyed by a large com pany. Among the' many distinguished visi tors were, the Minister for Railways (Mr.' J. C. Willcock) ,the Chief Sec retary (Mr. J. M. Drew) the Minister; for .Mines (Mr. Munsie), Messrs. Ken nedy,, M.LA., and Gray, M.LJL- the latter from St. Kilda, in Victoria. Mr. Greenaway, the chairman, Mr. A. Green, the. president, and Mr. A. Salmon, the secretary, welcomed the guests in the «uj»per room. The taste with- which it had been decorated was immediately...
HOMES OF SILENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
HOWIES OF SILEHCE. Life will become monotonous -B « ;Tjj continue perfecting it at our present _£? rate. Our most exacting ' need eajij^ now be met by a machine ; most of ^ our problems can be solved by dec^-^J tricity ; and we shall soon oe sadly-- i| immune from all the evils ire hemj-'^ been so happily heir to. , ' -*-^ That was the impression teat sag-. /-g gested itself as one left the lo&M-f^^f national Building Trades KiliflHUoft ~^g| recently held at Olympia, Iaon3oii. ^.:: 0-4_ There were shown windows that aK: S3 unbreakable ; doors that are Mnopen- j?1s| able or unsh ut table ; kitchen ubenafe '0m that refuse to rust, even if yottlea'WC~\i|| them in the rain for a week ; eopsi ''; ~~k plates, and dishes of unbreakaW' ''s china that will no longer oblige i^ -;g 'coming 'orf in me'and.' ? _ ' .v:3.'i There are electric machines that-^ wash your crockery, clean your jeSL- ;'.- ;\J£| vcr, and polish your shoes. ' hM Evcrv household thing that has ever ;-vj| been kind ...
MAIL TIME TABLE POST EARLY [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
MAIL TIME TABLE POST EARLY Mails close at Geraldton Post Office i for the undermentioned places* as fol- 1 low: — Perth auJ Midland Lines. ] I'ortli, Fremantle and intermediate plates, via Midland. — Mondays and Thursdays, 4 a.m.; Tuesday and Fri days, C a.m. and 5.30 p.m.; Thursdays, 4 aan. Perih, via Wongan Hills, Mondays, 5 a.m. Cue Line. Cue and intermediate places — Mon- days and Thursdays, 8 a.m. Cue, Meekatharra and intermediate places. — Tuesdays and Fridays, 9.30 a.m. Yalgoo and intermediate places. — Wednesday and Saturday, 8 a.m. Mullewa, Yalgoo and Wongan Line. — Thursdays, 8 a.m. Northampton lane. Northampton and intermediate plac es. — Mondays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. Northampton., Ajana and intermed iate places. — Tuesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.
AERIAL MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
AERIAL MAILS. 'J 'lie ., ordinary mail loaves Geraldton for Carnarvon, northwards, Saturdays, 8 a.m. and returns Thursdays, 10.30 a.m. Southward to Perth closes Thurs days, 8 a.m. Canny methods by pcstal workers in Vienna, Austria, have roreed the Vi enna Mercantile Association to organ ise a service of postal couriers for ac cumulated letters. The Queen V; Colours of the 2nd Bat tallion and the Regimental Colors cf the 1st Battalion Weots Guairts were Laid up in Qorsham Parish Church, Wilt . shire, recently.
ROADSIDE MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
EOADSIDE MAILS. Narratarra and Chapman, Fridays, 9 p.m. (leaves Geraldton Saturday, 7.30 a.m.; returning Sunday, 5 p.m.). GeraldtonrWhelarra. — leavep Gerald ton, Tuesdays and Fridays, 11 a.m. lieturns Wednesdays, 4.45 p.m., Satur days, 7.15 p.m. Geraldton-Narratarra. — Leaves Ger- i aldton, Friday, 9 a.m. I Geraldton-Bluff Point. — Leaves Ger aldton, Mondays, Wednesdays, Thurs days, and Saturdays, 9 a.m.; Tuesdaya and Fridays, 11 a.m. Eeturns, Mon days, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sat urdays, 10 a.m.; Tuesdays and Fridays 12 noon.
THE TURF BELMONT PARK MEETING ACCEPTANCES FOR SATURDAY Perth, January 30. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
THE Tia^F BELMONT PARK MEETING ACCEPTANCES' FOB SATUEDAr. PerUi, January 30. The following are the acceptances for the. Belmont ..Park meeting on Satorday;-— , '????. ' HTJBDLE BACE. About two miles. fiaymond Terrace 12.3, Church Tow-, er 11.12, Prince of Samoa 10.13, Micro phone 9.4, Cassowary 9.-1, Girribillie' 9.0, Beat Fleece 9.0, Bock Cello 9.0, Boonamunya 9.0, Green Sward 9.0. BELMONT PLATE. Seven and & half furlongs. Bunabont 8.8, Green and Blue 8.5, Quanza ^.5, Threeaala 8.4, Eridanus 7.12, J'aufepn ^7.12, -Carious 7.11, Crow ner1' 7.1L7 TPIying Miss 7.10,~ Indian Sage '7.7, Bason 7.5, Herode 7.4, Orewa 7 A, Miss Constance 7.3, Wolverton 7.L ,'? BEIiMtoNT PUBSE. . Seven and. a half furlongs. Atomlad 9.0, Martel 8.13, Lanatus 8.12, -Gloaman 8.10, Ealston 8.10, Idon 8.10, Lucky Days 8.9, Seine 8.9, Son of CodUla 8.9, Wonnerop Laddie 8.9, Timi Itdai 8.8, Irish Dame S% Autumn Day 7.13, High Fair 7.11, Poletac 7.11, Trebus 7.11, Tugela 7.11, Eadoform 7.10, Chryeite 7.9, B...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
HANDY FOODS ENGLISH FILLET, KIPPERS, POLONEY, SAVELOYS, GAELIC SAUSAGE, FRITZ COOKED CORN BEEF AND HAM BUTTEB, EGGS, CHEESE. KIA ORA TEA ROOMS WALTER H. WILLCOCKS = * I hare -S „ ^ I ACCOMMODATIO«iJN \ FOR T1IIKTY VISITORS &OB. f '^ | CEKALDTON WEEK * 1J t I At KIA ORA HOUSE | J § (Xc.\t to National Bank),. I |AppJy— WALTEB H. WHJ4£MCK&i =- X ? ^ i r
LOCHIEL'S SELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
LOCHIEL'S SELECTIONS. Hurdles. — Microphone 1, Best Fleece, Raymond Terrace 3. Belmont Plate. — Orewa 1, Faucon 2, Threeania or Curious 3. Purse. — Lucky Days 1, Poletac 2, Au- j tumn Day 3. February Handicap. — Kilreid 1, Cac tus 2, Station 3. - Trial. — Crystal Light 1, Daimoves 2, €freen Rose 3. Flying Welter. — Licinius 1, Euran goa 2, Curious or Miss Agnes 3.
SHEEP AND LAMBS PRICES SLIGHTLY EASIER. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
SHEEP AHO LAMBS PBICfiS SLIGHTLY EASTBB. Op Wednesday at Midbind Junction agents yarded 6664 sheep. The quality was *uot «qnal to the. previous week. fhere was a hirge percentage of medium conditioned wethers, and aged ewes, Opening sales showed a slight dftcUne, but the market greatly re covered. Good trade wetter and ewe mutton was «qnaJ to laSF'w^ek. Quota tions: Medium, condition 43heep and, best wethers, 28/6 to W:; good 26/ to 28/-; medjum 22/: to 24/-; inferior 19/-. to 20/-; best ewes 24/- fo 25/-; good 22/- to 23/-; nifidium 17/- to 20/-. Tnere were 4609 -lambp.' The 'qnality showed an improvement, Ant prices showed a slight decline on the previous ?week. Quotations: Best lambs 26/- to 27/.; good 23/- to 24/-; medinm 20/-. to 22/-; light 18/- ta 19/-- ; Pigs numbered 617. Choppers were in fair supply, and vaiues\ were easier. Ba^oners were in good supply and,5/ «asier; choppers in fair supply and 2/ easier. Slips and stores unchanged. Cattle numbered 74^and prices were' equ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
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