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EXCHANGE WITH NORTH WEST STATIONS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 1 February 1929
^EXCHANGE WITH NOETH WEST Soiuc time ago Mr. A. E. Grden, M.H.K., at the instance of several set tlers in the Northern part of the State made representations ta the Postmaster General's Deparment with regard to tuc necessity of a telegraphic exchange ol weather reports between several *la tions in- the northern part Of the State. This service was in operation some time ago, but for some .reason was discon tinued. The pastoralists in the nort« em portion of the State were anxious for its re-instatement, as they cohsiue. ed the infonuation was absolutely- ne cessary to facilitate the movements oi stoek. The Superintendent of Tele graphs has now advised Mr. Green thai the reports will be. re-instated between Port Darwin, Wyn^haui, Derby, Broonic, La Grange Bay, Marble Bar, Carnarvon, Port Hedland, Rocbournc, Onslow. sub jeet to the receipt of authority from Melbourne.
The Geraldton Guardian & Express FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1929. ACTING AND INTELLECT [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 1 February 1929
FRIDAY. FliHRUARY 1, lir2'J ACTING AND INTELLECT While GeruMton Week is priiiiarily designated to acquaint visitors with the natural charm and manifold advantage* of Geraldton as a place of recreation, it may happen that an unforeseen re sult will accrue from the efforts^ »-f the organising committee- It rs~ jKiPsiblc11 that the week's festivities may se^ve the dual purpose of introducing Gcr uldton to its visitors and of introducing fJiT.-iliUnn to itself. It is a curious but an inescapable fact that people in :i Mimll community; living routine lives, seldom know one another's talents and potentialities with that completeness which the stress aud strain of metro politan life makes possible between the sections of « city community, which' are brought into close touch with one another. There is little in the normal round of daily life in a country town in evoke oil her the depths or the latent possibilities in the* character of the individual. It is only when some stir ring event, ci...
STATE'S FINANCES JANUARY'S FIGURES SEVEN MONTHS' DEFICIT £511,394 Perth, February 1. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 1 February 1929
? ' ;-r. , . =^= ' - I STATE'S FINANCES JANUARY'S FIGURES 'EVEN MONTHS' DEFICIT £511,394 -.- Perth, February 1. The Treasury returns for Jannary show that pke revenue for the month was £756,838, whilst the- expenditure was £832,094. The deficit?-' was £75,25t which brings the' deficit for the seven months of the financial , year to £511*394. ;;;? '[ x
THE WEEK'S WEATHER GERALDTON THE HOTTEST 108 and 109 DEGREES [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 1 February 1929
THE WEEK'S WEATHER GERALDTON THE HOTTEST 108 and Jfl9 DEGRESS The Weather Bureau reports: — The. period, Jantaaty .23 to 30, opened witk a cool change developing -jver the south ern half of the State, while a few light shaven were reported from south-west coastal stations. Conditions remained pleasant during the first 4$ hour?, but temperatures began to rise .on Friday 25th, and the next three days were hot throughout. The most intense heat v.tia experienced at Gcrajdlon (105* degree* on the 26tii, and 108 on the 27th), while 100 degrees' was exceedec' at a nuiiiLcf tif , inland stations. In the city the temperature 'for \'h*e'* thvw%\rarm t4&js. 2tith t« 2Sth inclusive) was i«3-S degree;. 94.0 degrees and 03.2 degrees. Oa the 2i)th a weak chaugc developed* ui :nost simultaneously .over coastal anil mjuUkmu inland ureas, but .-i renewed rise was already , in evidence on the closing day, when 90 degrees was ex ceeded at matt r '?oastal stations.
A FUTURE DIPLOMAT [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 1 February 1929
A FTJTTJRE DIPLOMAT Office Bpy: '? Please, miss, the edi tor presents his compliments and is j extremely obliged to you for letting him see the pictures, but unfortunately his space is so limited that ho will bo unable to take advantage of your kind ] offer.' Artist: :? JJrI he really sny all tltatf Office Boy: 'Oh, no, miss. What he said was, 'Take this stuff siwsiy. Pim ple, it makes me sick!' When a man accidentally irfeets his wife in town, he always wonder? whn1 it i -? likely to c.o^t. *Thn
PECULIAR BIGAMY CASE MARRY OR BE SHOT [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 1 February 1929
PECULIAR BIGAMY CASE v — ? ? JtfASB Y OB BE SHOT . '1 have had a letter from Hogan auJ the story he tells me is that he was threatened that he would be- shot by a well-known Sinn. Feiner unless ie mar ried Margaret O'Brien, n.ow Margaret Hogan,' said Mr. Justice Hawkc at the Carmarthen Assizes, in a case in widen Peter Hogan, an Irishman, was charged with bigamy. . Hogan told the court he was- only 20 when- he was sentenced to be shot by an officer of the Renublican Aimv vnless he married O:Brien, who was in service with the officer. 'I had a first cousin shot in l'relan-l and I did not* want the same thing to happen to me,' he added. 'Ho told me that if I married the woman I need never look at her again. He provided me with money, and 1 bought the rim;. I I left the woman at the church gate, and never looked sit her aftecnards. 1 am not the father of her twj* children. I came to Wales to work, and married Winifred Beatrice Jones, of tJorslas, Carmarthenshire. ' ' Hogan was sentence...
LIBEL IN WILL. NO POWER TO EXPUNGE MAT BECOME HISTORIC DOCUMENT London, January 30. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 1 February 1929
LIBEL IN WILL NO POWER TO EXPUNGE MAT BECOME HISTORIC DOCU MENT London, January 30. Offending words that could only give pain to the person named, 'the nature ! of which was not disclosed, appearing j in the will of Sir William Maxwell were j the subject of an application to the ? Probate Court by Sir W. Maxwell \s sister, Mrs. Stevenson, the residuary le gatee .asking that they ?should be ex- J punged as tliey did not affect the l---- j qvests. J Mr. Justice Hill pointed out that while the words crtuld be ? cxnnnonl from the probate if it did not affocr j the testament the words in quest iun wen? wholly irrelevant. If he,, .-mil. I expunge them he would not hesitate, but a nioii can write down in Jiis diary whatever offensive words lie plea.sed.. If it could it would be unfortunate be cause in a century's time when the libel ceased to be libellous, it might become* an historic document. j He added that the words would !--? ; omitted from probate and anybody see- j ing the will an«l...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 1 February 1929
TO-NIGHT AND SATURDAY ? i NORTHAMPTON, MONDAY 41 h ! THE DAINTY DELAVALE.S .THE DAINTY DELA VALES will present 'MEMORltsss o*' BAIiAKIiAVA' j ? 'MEMORIES OF BALAKLAVA' 'MEMORIES OF BALAKLAVA' Wifh spectacular effects nn-l special scenery.^ Real battle scones aim real istic shell bursting in this secua of 'The Charge of tbe Light Brigade.' j TO-NIGHT'S' PHOTOPLAYS | CHICKEN' A LA KING CHICKEN A LA KING A Supreme CQmedy . And a Smashing New TVestem with Ford Sterling and Nancy Carroll with Ford Sterling and Kancy Carroll JACK DAPGHEBTF-& AL WILSOJsT JACK DAUGHERTY & AL WILSON -'. in THE FIGHTING RANGER THE FIGHTING BANGER and POLLY OF JASON ROBARDS FOLLY OF JASON BOBARDS THE MOVIES GERTRUDE SHORT THE MOVIES GERTRUDE SHORT SATURDAY— KINGS AND QUEENS BUTH TAYLOB & FORD STERLING RUTH TAYLOB & POBD STEELING GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES . GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES and PHYLLIS OF ALICE DAY r PHYLLIS OF ALTCE DAY THE FOLLIES ami MATX&am...
MAIL TIME TABLE POST EARLY [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 1 February 1929
MAIL TIME TABLE POST EARLY Mails close at Geraldton Post Office lor the undermentioned place* aa fol low: — Perth auw Midland Lines. Perth, Fremantlc and intermediate places, via Midland.— Mondays and Thursdays, 1 a,m.; Tuesday and Fri days, 5 a.m. and 5.30 p.m.; Thursdays, 4 «.ni. ?5»erth, via Wougan Hills, Mondays, a7m. K Cue Line. Cue aud 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 lone. Northampton and intermediate plac es.— Mondays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. Northampton, Ajana and intermed iate places.— Tuesdays and Fridays, 10 ;i.m.
THE GERALDTON GUARDIAN & EXPRESS PUBLISHED DAILY At 5 p.m. (6 p.m. Saturdays). [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 1 February 1929
H THE GERALDTON GUARDIAN & EXPRESS PUBLISHED DA1LV At 5 *'u. (6 p.m. Saturdays). i Prepaid Subscription Bates: — (Post Free). 3 months ? ^3/ (5 months ? 25/6 J) months ? 38/' I 32 months ? 50/' Booked:— 14/- per quarter (post free). Scale of Advertising' Bates. j L'lassiticd columns for 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/- l-er ..... u 25in. up to lOOin. to be used wrcrin G months, 3/- per single column ir-sh. lOOii^ wp to 250in. to be used within la iiiontlis, 2/6 per single column incL. 250in. up to 500in. to bo used within 12 months, 1/9 per single column inch. oOOin. up to l,000in. to be used with in 12 months, 1/6 per single column inch. 1 OOOiu, or more to be used within 12 mouths, 1/3 per single columi inch. Reader Page 25 per «ent extra. jf Births, up to 5 lines, minimum 2/5. Each additional line 6d. ; Deaths, Marriages, Engagemen...
AERIAL MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 1 February 1929
AEEIAL MAILS. The ordinary mail leaves Geraldton fnt r'«rnarvon, northwards, Saturdays, 8 i'.ui. ind returns Thursdays, 10.30 a.m. » Southward to Perth closes Thurs davH, 8 a.m. Ca' Canny methods by postal workers in Vienna, Austria, have rorced the Vi enna Mercantile Association to organ ise a .service of postal couriers for ad cumulated letters. The Queen's Colours of the 2nd Bat tallion and the Regimental Colors cf the l.-t K;i- I u lion Sful.- Giuiiilfi «on- laid up in Corsham Parish Church, Will shire, recently.
ROADSIDE MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 1 February 1929
EOADSIDE MAILS. Narratarra and Chapman, Fridays, 9 j..iii. (leaves Geraldton Saturday, 7.30 a.m.; returning Sunday, 5 p.m.). Geraldton-Whelarra. — leaves Gerald ton, Tuesdays and Fridays, 11 ajn. Returns Wednesdays, 4.45 p.m., Satur days, 7.15 p.m. Geraldton-Narratarra. — Leaves Ger aldton, Friday, 9 a.m. Geraldton-Bluff Point. — Leaves Ger aldton, Alondays, Wednesdays, Thurs days, and Saturdays, 9 a.m.; TueBdayB and Fridays, 11 a.m. Returns, Mon days, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sat urdays, 10 a.m.; Tuesdays and Fridays 12 noon.
MT. MAGNET NEWS Mt. Magnet, January 30 [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 1 February 1929
MT. MAGNET NEWS (From Our Own Correspondent ) Mt. Magnet, January '30 Mr. P. Farrcr, who wars perhaps bet ter known as 'Jack Robbie,' died at Geraldton on Saturday last. Deceased was very well known among squatters and shearers, and his death from heart trouble came as a shock to alL Among the passengers on Monday's 1 rain .wore Miss Kdhouae and Mrs. Ro bertson with Ivy and Peter. Mr. and Mrs. du Boulay are spending the latter end of their holiday in Ger aldton during 'Geraldton Week' cele brations. News eazne of Miss Isobel Atkinson's success in the single ladies' race at Vallingup, which shows Isobel does not need to remain at home to win races. Mr. E. Shellan^ a retired Hong-Kong business man, was thrown from his horse and killed near Devil's Dyke, Brighton recently. ?
"BIG PINK EYE" A NATIVE CORROBOREE MIXTUKE OF ANCIENT AND [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 1 February 1929
'BIG PINK EYE' A NATIVE CORROBOREE MIXTURE OF ANCIENT AND MORTEN A ct.-rruborco of natives is being held oil tliv (,'iw '??jiuuHjii south. o£ tho town. ,Judj»ii:g-by Viie nniabcr of wurlics, v« hicK's and dogs in evidence there must be a fair number camped in the vicin ity, although not always to be seen. Natives, nowadays, proceed to their great Pink Eye gatherings in vehicles ranging from the most dilapidated sul ky drawn by a frame covered with a horse hide, to a rickety motor of the ?? Eliza type. Some of the 'heads' pose as men of great importance and speak j the King's English more correctly than '? some of the English countrymen. 'Pigeon English' is hardly understood by them. Some have in their . posses sion gramophones, which although not . high class, produce music .which may seem sweet to ears which are accustom ed to weird musical sounds. They also have taken to the camera and are be coming fairly ?;ur----ssful svs wrap shot- ' ters, luit :*s fur sis 1-hf :u-tual corrobo ...
STUBBLE FIRES THE NORTHAMPTON OUT-BREAK THE FIRE DANGER [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 1 February 1929
STUBBLE FIRES THE NORTHAMPTON OUT BREAK THE FIRE DANGER Farther news of the stubble, fire in the Northampton area discloses the fact that it was only by the very smallest margin that the house of Mr. .T. Wil liams was saved. The flames had ai m.ost reached the Aoor before the fight was won. Mr. Williams, «'ho was burn ed is, it is stated, progressing satisfac torily. One pleasing feature is the ,. . it_x ..„ ? Kffla fann.infr was de laci Hull n crj unto i.~'v-— o ? stroyed. It is believed in the district that some clearers, who left their cainp fire lighted when they went away, are re sponsible for the outbreak. Whether this is true or not, it can be taken as a necessary reminder of the necessity of observing the bushman's old an-.l oft repeated law than an open fire must not be left. Out of 294 samples of milk taken i| Middlesex during 15*27.. twenty eigut gave definite evidence of the presenc3 of tubercle germs. Apples growing on neighbouring tra9j were baked by the intense heat o...
AEROPLANE ENGINE'S LONG RUN AN AUSTRALIAN RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 1 February 1929
AEROPLANE ENGINE'S LONG RUN ..AN AUSTRALIAN RECORD. The 'monthly bulletin for December, issued by Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Ltd., reports what probably constitutes a record aeroplane engine run for Australia. The machine was a Bristol Jupiter ME VL engine fitted to a D.H.50 air eraft, constructed by Qantas, and run ntiiit /in flhjkll onirif 4nii siil The 'plane made its first flight last March, and at the end of December — nine months later — the engine was re moved for overhaul, after having com pleted 348 hours 55 minutes' running without overhaul of any kind' what ever. During that time 25,472 miles Were flown at an average speed of 89 m.p.h.
DOUBLE-JOINTED MAN DEFIED SIX POLICEMEN [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 1 February 1929
? DOUBLE-JOINTED MAN DEFIED SIX POLICEMEN ? '.William Henry Hale, ;ijjed o-), deuJer, ol! Ssalisburj-roaJ, West Kilburi;, N.W., ivas ? charged at Marylebone with ob structing a constable. ; ! P.C. l:\jrd «-iid Hale interfered when he was speaking to a w-steriiionger. ii« seized Hale, but he broke away. Again he arrested the man. uad n struggle fo» lowea, uuring wnicn an uuknewn wouiu n blew his whistle. Five ether officers arrived, but they were uuabla to get Hale to the station. Wica a polite am bulance arrived1 Hale said he would g~ quietly. P.C. Ford said that Hale was double jointed and 20 policemeii could not tafcs him if he wanted to resist. # Gaolor Blake said Hale hud previou. ly been acquitted on a charge of unlawfu-. possession. He produced a report uiaUe by the prison doctor ,on that occasion. Mr. Binglcy: Why is he here in view of such a report as that? Tiiey say he is dangerous. The Gaoler: H-3 has been seitifie.l be fe-re, and he escaped on two occasion from Colney Hat...
SPANISH TROUBLES UNREST IN GARRISON tOWNS EFFECTIVE SUPRESSIVE MEASURES Madrid, January 29. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 1 February 1929
SPANISH TROUBLES ? ~+. — : ? UNREST IN GARRISON TOWNS EFFECTIVE SUPRESSIVE ?MEASURES Madrid. .TaDuarv 29. The recent military unrest led to an attempted*- revolt in several garrison towns. Marquis de Estella informed Iho As sembly that the outbreak, v;':ieh was timo-) throughout Spain for the aight of January 2S, signally faili1^. except in Oiuda.l Real (107 miles from LfadiI'd), where a H^ht artillery regiment brougnr their guns into the street and occupied the civic guards barracks, placed a can * t»»_ . ? .* _ 5_i_ ? _^ *_?*_ _ nun ar me cro.^s-roaas ana scoppea in1: railway traffic. Suppressive measures had proved ef fective. Heavy punishment would not he inflicted, distinction being made h» tween the promoters of the sedition and the followers led astray. lAn adequate suppressive force was employed, the Government sending tvra cavalry and one artillery regiments and forces of the civic guards, who sur rounded the rebels ^aeroplanes dropping pamphlets promising the rank and file...