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MAN'S TRAGIC DEATH FOUND ON SAND HILL SUPPOSED STRYCHNINE POISONING. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
MAN'S TRAGIC DEATH FOUND ON SAND HILL SUPPOSED STRYCHNINE POIS ONING. Sad circumstances surrounded the death of Mr. William Allen, a clerk about 32 years of age, employed by Messrs Dalgety and Co. Limited, who was found dead about 7 o'clock last night on the saud hill near Snowden Street. De-ceased was at work yesterday morning, and left the office about the usual time for luncb. He was not missed until about 2 o'clock, when, as tie did not return and his hat was still in the office, a search was instituted for him. Nothing was heard of him, however, until the police were notified by a youth named Ronald Gutting, of Lewis Street, that 'n. man was lying face downwards on the sand hilL The body was that of Allen, who was dead. Au empty bottle marked stry chnine was found about 100 yards from the body. The seal was intact, *but there was a hole in the bottom of the bottle. The wrapping off^ the bottle Was found in the .dead man's pocket. The body was -conveyed -to. the, morgue and a po...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
The Price of Meat. — An announce ment made elsewhere regarding the price of meat. Mr. C. W. Lane wishes it to be understood that all accounts paid promptly will have the booking charge of Id. per lb. deducted. — Advt. Wneat Loading. — The Alnmoor, witn a quota of 63,390 bags of wheat under hatches, left last night for Albany to top up. Only three gangs are working on the Allende, andf she will not finish loading for some time. Another wheat boat, the Saikoh Maru, is scheduled to arrive on Saturday.
ANGLICAN CHURCH NORTH-WEST DIOCESE THE BISHOP-DESIGNATE. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
ANGLICAN CHURCH . NORTH-WEST DIOCESE . THE BISHOP-DESIGNATE/ Canon- John Frewer, O.S.B., of Will iams, in the Bunbury Diocese, Is the Bishop-Designate of the. newly ar ranged North-West Dioeese, the raid quarters of which will be at Gerald . ton. Canon Frewer, -who has been* iu Western Australia 'for about fifteen years, was made a deacon in ^England in 1908, and ordained a priest in 1909. He was professed in the Order of St. Boniface in the diocese of Baubury, the first Bush Brotherhood iu West ern Australia, in 1916, and was up pointed a Canon of .P.unbury in 1522. The date of his consecration has not yet been announced. Canon Frewer is greatly liked in the south-west and has done excellent work in connec tion with the Bush Brotherhood. A man of great activity, he will find ample scope for his energies in the strenuous travelling, which will fall- to his lot as Bishop of the North *Vtsl.
AMUSEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
M1USEMEN1S. To-nignts Programme. * ? -? -** *- — 'Out of the .Buiiis.' — _t ic—ujL _ar thlemess and Marion Hi___ i- j 2.— The Dainty Delavales. ** '^ 3.— 'The Wis^ Wife.'— Phjffis HaT^ cr and Tom Moore ~^X 'Throw Him, Cowboy!* * ~gl A fast, glorious tale of «?«. -__^lll West, in Whi6h the world's _i_npM«3 stunt -aviator, AL Wilson, __& j^S gasp af his recklessneps. See C*'!$_fjl| lighting Banger,' comme__ «jg S_^3 Blonde Beauties in Oomedy. jSM Fourteen, blonde beauties, _ea^»_2ffl vivacious Nancy Carroll and thm J___-*4 ty HtUe Frances Lee, trip !_, jw_t M fantastic in 'Chicten a la.'__U* ^ screening on Friday. T_o «1 lOW%,_u I trained Morgan dancers, is tespo__We *l for a number of sparkling seems *fe___ 3^ are part of the story. I? ' , ^ Anotuer Good Comedy '^^^ AVhat wonld you do rf your w_fe «_^S covered the little l_year-ol_ «ri«_?J girl you were sheltering n, yo«r J__* M was reaUy about 20f Do yo_ ^um^M yon could convince her that w» ifift^ not know? One of the eh^jSL...
CRICKET. TOWN v COUNTRY TWO MATCHES ON SATURDAY [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
CRICKET. TOWN v COUNTRY TWO MATCHES ON SATURDAY Matches have been arranged in con nection with* Geraldton Week celebra tions, to take place at the recreatiou ground on Saturday, between twi elevens from the Geraldton Associatiou and Upper Chapman and Moonyooa ooka teams. Play commences at 11 a.m. and players arc requested (o l-c ou j the ground at 10.30 'punctually. Any j players not able to participate arc re- 1 quested to- get in- communication witn I the secret ary immediately. Appended arc the teams: — 'A' team. — J. Groessler, K. Mav, Taylor, Davis, C. McDonald, O. Jones, 1/cdsham, Henry, Evcnsen, Bearde, .Stir ling. 'B' team:— «nell, Parry, A. Smith,, Harris, Logan, Sterrett, Snodgrass, K. Criddle, Dunn, Seofct. Emergencies. — J. Walker, McDonala, Thrnm, H. Groessler, % .-._
MISSING MOTORIST MYSTERY DEEPENS THEORY ADVANCED Melbourne, January 30. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
MISSING MOTORIST MYSTERY DEEPENS MTJBDE& THEORY ADVANCED Melbourne, January 30. The mystery of the disappearance o. Leslie Williams, aged »Z, electrician, of * Goulburn, New South Wales, whose mo tor car was found abandoned by tin* roadside on Sunday morning, is no near or solution. Further investigations were made by the police to-day, and a close exam ination of the car indicated a struggle may have taken place in the rear, where bloodstains were found. The police ( are now inclined to the theory that Wil- j liauis was murdered and the body thrown into the river. . It is possible he may have been mm- j dered anywhere within 100 miles of j Melbourne, because according to an in- . Burancc agent, who checked the speedo meter of Williams ' car before the miss ing man left Melbourne, it had been driven 200 miles between noon on Sat urday, and the time it was abandoned.^ Dpnnybrook is within 20 miles of Mel bourne. Williams' clothes in this case, mighr; hare been left in. the ca...
TEN MILLION POUNDS BRITISH MUSEUM TREASURES [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
TEN MILLION POUNDS BRITISH iirjSETJM TREASURES A frail white haired man is guard in It treasure roughly estimated to be worth at least ten million jjoku'Is in a las-yn. book-lined room in the labyrintit of galleries comprisinc the British ilus eum. K« Ls Mr. H. B. Walters, O.B.E. and he enjoys the responsibility and -lLstin-; tion of being keeper of the Greek au-! Enuiaa antiQuitic« in the British ilu-s eum. His world (says a writer in tho *' London. Daily Express') in spite ;-i the view over Blooinsbury to be obtaiu ed from his window, is a world of two thousand years before the coming o* Christ- . According to Mr. Walters it is tho ?nost wonderful job in the woria. ai»-? more than worth the .ream of stuuv. patient research, and the cataloguing needed to fit one for the post. The department of Greek and Boman antiquities iu the Museum begins irou. 2.500 years before Christ and takfes m fhc Deriod up to the conversion of the Koman Empire under Constantino tha Great. It comprises sev...
PROFESSOR HUXLEY LOOKING FORWARD. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
PROFESSOR .HUXIiY LOOKING FORWARD. ? A Ministry of Sex was among the official activities which would be „«.?- o««ary in the year 2028, declared Pro fessor Julian Huxlcy at tI)0 iUnncr Qf i the Institution of Professional Civil Ser vants in London on November i'-». The Ministry, he c^lamcd, Woui,, determine how many men r.r.d how many women were require,], and wouj., change sex when required. Other Min istries suggested were:— A Ministry of Heredity and Eu-eiii^ to decide how mauy lt.}m,j Bcicntifir and other professional men were requir ed. ' J A Ministry of Biological Control (now the Ministry of Heartli.) A Ministry of Population. whic;i migtt adjust the supply more el'fectivo -y than Tlic- Labour Ex.-hanges. A Ministry of Applied Psvcholo^v v.-hu-l, might enable us to -|« withou. politicians. Science ],o ,-.,nti,lll(..l. had its ,lan»vrs With the udvan.e of mechanism there 'as th, fear that the world might be ; divided into those who thought and those who used the products of oth...
METROPOLITAN MEMS Perth, January 28. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
METROPOLITAN MEMS Perth, January 28. The Kngincer-in-Chief, at the _ot_-y Club luncheon on Friday ,talked inter estingly about the . new sewerage j scheme, which has met with his and j tSic Aim ister's approval, and which _s ; likely to cost the taxpayer three millions sterling t-r more. Mr. -5tileuian saiu it -vas not proposed to tarry out the j -vhole scheme at once, but to proceed j piecemeal, area by area. The effluent i from the tanks in which .the sewage j »~as broken down, nceoed purification he said, for as' it left the tanks it was ju^ as dangerous to health as the crude sew age iteelf . if tarrifd out tp deep -.vatvr in the ocean, as provided in the scheme, the immediate dilution was so j enormous, that, eveu with comparatively little* purification, there couW be no danger of creating a nuisance or con taminating the beaches. ' Aftor a pro oouneexnent like that ftp— the leading engineering authority in the State one might' imagine that the fears of those who live at, or ha...
KILLED BY THEIR THOUGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
KILLED BY THEIR THOUGHTS. A mystery of the human brain was revealed recently -when the case of a man who had 'hanged himself by auto suggestion' was reported. It vas stated that although hia chin was resting in a handkerchief fastened to the bed in his room, there was no sign that be bad been stT8ngl d. Death, said the doctor at the ir quest, was, in his opinion due to the man's thought that he was being Mangel, and his heart accordingly failed. This was in all probability the cor rect explanation of the occurrence Kvery movement made by the tody corr.es directly from the brain. Tfce whole hody is guided all day and all right by the mind (writes a doctor in the 'Paly Express')f and I see ro rcoson why some people who pos ses sufficient will-power should not, with a littls practice, make them prl-cs absolute masters of their own boiiop. Some Eastern magicians are able to co for long periods without food, ani apparently it does them no (?prm Tliey hare subordinated their Yo ies 1o the...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
PERSONAL. The Minuter for Lands (Mr. M. F. Troy) is visiting Xew Zealand to re cuperate his health. During his ab sence Mr. T. Chesson will look after the interests of his constituents. ; ^ ^ ^ - Mr. Burnett Gray, M.L.A., Victoria, left by this morning's train for the Wongan Hills. He is returning to . Victoria after a tour of the south west. ? ? ? The Minister for Justice and Bail ways (Mr. J. C. Willcock) will be Act ing-Premier during the absence of the Premier (Mr. P. Collier), who left yes terd«3r by boat to spend a few weeks in the Eastern States. « ? * » Mr. T. Gemmell, of Cuming Suiilli Mr. Lyell farmers' Fertilisers Company, is paying a visit to the district with the object of arranging for more trials of top dressing for pastures. ? ? ? Hiromichi lto, son and heir «f Prince Hirokuni lto, has announced life en gagement to the daughter of a coniuion er, a financier of Kobe Young lto, who is a graduate of Keio University, is now working in an industrial plant in Osaka.
LOCAL & GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
LOCAL & GENERA!.. Greenoa^i Methodist Church. — Har- vest thanksgiving services will be, held in the Greenough Methodist C__rch on Sunday at 3 p.m. Wes'.ey Church choir will render appropriate anthems, and the preacher will be the ftev. Mil ton B. Maley.' - Delayales for -Torthampta-. — The Dainty IMavalos, -who are now appear ing with success at the Ring's Theatre, will provide the vaudeville part 'of ,th«? programme at .Northampton on. Monday (Sate -_Jight). The picture pro gramme includes 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. ' _ The chief attractions, in Saturday are 'Annie Laurie V and '(sleopatra?' in natural eoloors. ,£km_umwealth Loans. — _x-r prepar ation and payment of s interest due 15th February the transfer books cf the Commonwealth ' Inscription Begis try, Commonwealth -tank of Austra lia, Perth, will be closed from the 1st to the 15th idem, both dates inclus ive, in respect of transactions in the following Loans: 5| per cent. 1933, 1938 «nd tj»*3. , v OetaUton M_temity H...
LIGHT LANDS THEIR DEVELOPMENT PROBLEM MUNIFICENT OFFER BY "WEST AUSTRALIAN" £1,500 FOR COMPETITION [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
LIGHT LANDS THEIR DEVELOPMENT PROBLEM MUNIFICENT OFFER BY 'WEST AUSTRALIAN' ?^ ?-*« ??»?.-.- .'.-?? ? £1,500 FOB COMPETITION **mie ^yttlfe^^tte^developnient of the light lands of Western' AustBaha is one that has been causing much con cern alike to the Agricultural Depart ment and to practical agriculturists. At one time these light lands, commonly called sand plain country, which many people claim is a misnomer, were regard ed as ? being practically worthless. Of late years, however, it has been recog nised that they constitute a valuable asset; once the difficulty of ascertain ing the correct way of utilising them, m j discovered. To this end experiments are bein£ carried out in various parts, both ^by the Government and private enterprise, to find what is the best method of deal ing with them. In this part of the | S*tate the cultivation of lupins on light lands have converted thVini into pro- ] fitable sheep carrying propositions, but it is realised tha,t further investigations ...
THE GERALDTON GUARDIAN & EXPRESS PUBLISHED DAILY At 5 p.m. (6 p.m. Saturdays). [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
THE GERALDTON GUARDIAN & EXPRESS | PUBLISHED DAILY At 5 'm. (6 p.m. Saturdays). Prepaid Subscription Bates:— (Post Free). 3'nionths ? - .. * ? 13/' 6 months ? 25/6 9 months ? 38/' 12 months ? 5% Booked: — 14/- per quarter (post free). Scale of Advertising Bates. Classified columns lor Advertise ments will appear in the 'Geraldton Guardian and Express' as occasion re quires. Kates for Ordinary Type Set and Display Advertisements: — Casual Advertisements, 4/' P4* ^^ 25in. up to lOOin. to be used witrin 6 months, 3/- per single column irsb. lOOiu, «p to 250in. to be used within 11 months, 2/6 per single column incli. 250in. up to 500in. to be used within 12 months, 1/9 per single column inch. 500in. up to l,000in. to ue used with in 12 months, 1/6 per single column inch. l,000iD, or more to be used within 32 months, 1/3 per single* column 1 inch. Header Page 25 per «cnt extra. Births, up to 5 lines, minimum 2/6. Each additional line 6d. , Deaths, Mavri&ges, tongagements...
FISH WITH STINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
FISH WITH STIHGS. ? -? ? - . * ?;.: Since we always regard tbe sea as ?-' tne cicanest and healthiest part of - o'jr plan-t, it is rather unpleasant to V op.t-MTiplate how many poisoaons. .X ?features inhabit it. , ?: Jellyfish, for instance. Ticse. as . :-'g ell as certain ssa anemones sad tiie V ortngucse man-of-war, are really wj ormous. Tnev arc provided ?wiii J 7 ..libers of stinging-cells, each ©I vo hi h is furnished with, a sort-J 1 .oiled lasso which lies bathed in a. . § .oisonous' fluid. ' -'^; The sting of a large jellyfish may V? be severe enough to paralyse a swim- '?'$; iner momentarily. In any case, it is : very painful. - '\--.- Higher in the scale are the weeyer ;/ : 6sh, the so-called water vipers. There - are two sorts, and of these the smal- ; lex is the most dangerous. These sting with their back fin and with the i- - spines at the corners of the gills. Tlie '7 latter are dagger shaped and sharp. I as needles. ... .''?- A wound made by ' the weaver's ss iues ra...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
(PHONE 253 Day and Night) (BOX 75) TERRIFIC TIMBER EXPLOSION R. JOSEPH'S FURNITURE ARCADE. GERALDTON Has now started a TIMBER YARD, and can - supply JARRAH, OREGON, SHELVING, DOORS, WINDOWS, FLOORING BOARDS. Special Prices tor Truck Lots. Bolts, Nails, Hinges, Wire Netting, Piping and Fittings, CHEAPEST. IN AUSTRALIA WONDERFUL VALUE 1 WONDERFUL VALUE! , FOR WEDDING GIFTS OUR CUT CRYSTAL WARE * IS ABSOLUTELY UNBEATABLE An Mxccllent Kaiige of M! the Latest Designs in UMTQUE 'and ATTRACTIVE GIFTS ALL PRICES CHEAPER THAN PERTH AT MILLS GOLDSMITH HALL Phone 41 Phone 41 If You Cant Get SWAN BITTER -*? Where You Go Go Where Yon CAN Get I'. | HUMAN ASSETS AND LIABILITIES j I* A GOOD CITIZEN takes an interest in his town, and seeks op -j portonitics to serve it, event at the cost of a little time and money. ! 1 1 Above all he buys all his requirements in~his own 'town. Usually fie , -- is th' kind of man one likes to meet HE IS, AN, ASSET. A... mere i resident takes no interest in his town b...
LONDON NIGHT CLUBS THE BRIBERY CHARGES PRISON FOR THE ACCUSED London, January 31. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 31 January 1929
LONDON NIGHT CLUBS * THE BRIBERY CHARGES PBISON FOB THE ACCUSE!* London, January 31. The, trial of ex -Sergeant. Goddard on charges of accepting i.rib.-s from nigln club .proprietors eptered the final .^tage to--iay, when Justice Avoy ^ummnd ujr the evidence, both m Godik«rd 7s cases, find' in the cases of Mr.-;. Meyrick turn Kibuffi, night club proprietors, who were chanred with having s:v-mi the . bribes. ' ; - ? The summing-up occupies 1-Wi min utes. ., - ' The jury, after Mia minutes absence found accused guilty. i Goddard was sentenced to eighteen months imprisonment with ham Labour, on each cf the four charges, the sen tences to be .concurrent .He was fined £2,000, besides being ordered to pay. : the costs of the prosecution, estimated at £2,000. ' Mrs. Meyrick and Kibuff! were each sentenced to eighteen months imprison ment with hard labour.