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MEDICAL JOURNAL'S REVIEW London, January 4. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 5 January 1929
MEDICAL JOURNAL'S REVIEW London. January 4. The 'Lancet' says:r— 'The New Year brings bat little les sening of the concern with which the King's illness is watched in this coun try and elsewhere. The path to 'con- valescence has proved steep and diffi cult, almo-t too steep, indeed, for a man exhausted by so .'ma ay a seks- in fections. Its dangers have been only too apparent, and that many of them have still to be tarmouiited is clear from the cautious bulletins. - . 'The note of ?encouragement with which the official statement ends will do much to renew hope, which, at times has fallen very low. On the contrary, the obstacles to His --Majesty's recov ery are frankly set out. No medical reader will gain an ... impression that their removal ii purely a matter or time alone, though .there is increasing reason to think that ftfeb preservation of the King's Ljfe in these many weeks will not have been in vain. More defin ite and more settled- 'improvement is needed before confidence' «a...
BUSH FIRES OUTBREAKS IN N.S.W. HEAVY DAMAGE CAUSED VERY HIGH TEMPERATURES Sydney, January 5. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 5 January 1929
BUSH FIRES OUTBREAKS IN N,S.W. HEAVY. DAMAGE CAUSED VERY HIGH TEMPERATURES Srdncy, January 5. Heat and strong winds yesterday made conditions very trying. Many bush fires were reported, and in the middle of the afternoon smoke, high in the sky over Sydney, screened the sun and gave it a dull' appearance, as if it were viewed ihromrh smoked' crlass. In the evening the wind increased in velocity, and conditions wore boister ous. A report from West Maitland says that bush fires arc raging in the vic inity of Glen Ayr Colliery. When the fire brigade arrived, the mine was prac tically surrounded by fires, but the mine was saved. In the Albury district severe heat and winds are causing landowners an xiety. Sonic, who were absent on holi days, have returned to watch their pro perties. The rectory of St. Paul's (Church of England), at Emu Plains, near Penrith, was destroyed by a bush fire, which swept many acres of grass country. Shade temperature at Penrith yester day was 106 degrees. Fenc...
MODERN POETRY HOW TO ENJOY IT. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 5 January 1929
MODERN POETRY ? HOW TO ENJOY.IT. . In the first plice (says a writer in the 'Christian Science Monitor') mo dern poetry is not essentially different from the poetry of the past. Certain of the Elizabethans — John panne 'for example, achieved- startlingly 'mod- ern' effects, so that people who are en thusiastic over ,po-viy to-day are per fectly able to en'oy the best poeiiy oi. the sixteenth century, and to find in it the same qualities of subtlety of thought, sophistication of expressipn, music and- rhythm -as in the best that is written to-day. Keats and his con temporaries were often thoroughly 'modern ' in their results, and a ? few poets in the last century managed to remain simple, ~ forceful and crafts manlike in the midst of an overadora ed and artificial age. The, poets of to-day 'have been taught to stress these fdrcerul quali ties. Some of them, educated in the Longfellow : Tennyson - Bryant , tradi tion, had to learn the lesson by bitter experience. 'they discovered1 tna...
OIL SUPPLIES BIG DIRECT SHIPMENT TO GERALDTON [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 5 January 1929
OIL SUPPLIES ? ♦ BIG DIRECT SHIPMENT TO GERALDTON The largest shipment of oil ever re ceived in Geraldton waa discharged from the Kangaroo yesterday. Usually consignments are received from Fre* mantle, where they are transhipped, but in this case the Shell Companr ar ranged for the Kangaroo to call a* Geraldton on her way from Singapore. The consignment comprise*!, about 400 tons, or roughly 100,000 gallons. The discharging was 'carried out1 very cx peditiously, and the vessel, which ar rived at 10.30 a.m., continued her voy age at 6 p.m., although it was at first thought she would not get away until this morning. .It is intended, we nc derstand, to arrange for furthef direct shipments to the '- port, an innovation which, will be greatly appreciated by local consumers.
ENFORCING PROHIBITION VIGOROUS NEW YORK MEASURES FIFTY-FIVE SALOONS RAIDED. New York, January 4. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 5 January 1929
ENFORCING PROHIBITION VIGOROUS NEW YORK MEASURES FIFTY-FIVE SALOONS BAIDED. New York, January 4. New York's new and vigorous Police Commissioner (Mr. ? Grpver Whaltin) is continuing his dramatic measures to ic organLse. tho Police Department and -ts methods. He lias ina«iguratcd a novel era of prohibition enforcement. He started raids on Wednesday night against a list of 55 saloons srive'i him by a New York pewspaper, whwE h:i;l completed an investigation concerning 500 saloons. The newspaper declared that liquor which had been obtained from. 55 saloons showed varying quantities of pblsons upon analysis. . The police -raided the majority of ?the 55 saloons, too kthc liquor and ar rested the proprietors. In some cases they smashed the saloons and! their equipment to pieces.
UNDESIRABLE CHARACTERS CLEANING UP THE TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 5 January 1929
UNDESIRABLE CHARACTERS — — — » . CLEANING UP THE TOWN. Five men, who were said to be sea men, and who presented a disreputable appearance, appeared in the dock at the Police Court this morning, before Messrs Bymer and Lester, J.'s-P. They were Edward McSweeney, James Day, Michael Cain, Edward Napier and Wil liam Milne, and each pleaded guilty to a charge of lodging in an old building opposite the Shamrock Hotel yesterday. Constable Clarke said about midnight last night he visited a building in Fitzgerald Street, which was formerly unoccupied. He knocked several times, but could get no reply. He subsequ ently gained access by opening one of the windows, and found, five men -in a arunken and filthy condition. They were using offensive language. Empty beer bottles, were scattered .round the room and there were ten bottles of beer in the house. When the defendants were searched the money found on 'them only totalled 7d. They were taken in a car to the police station. Constable Summers, ...
THE STATE'S PROSPERITY ENGLISHMAN'S GLOWING TRIBUTE Perth, January 5. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 5 January 1929
THE STATE'S PROSPERITY ENGLISHMAN'S GLOWING TEEBUTE Perth. Januarv 5. Speaking of his impressions of West ern Australia, Major G. Moore, who represents an English steel firm, and is spending a fortnight in Perth before joining a mailboat for London, said yesterday that, of all the Australian cities, he considered that Perth would mate the most rapid progress. A stranger who saw the most magni ficent post office built by the Common wealth in Forrest-place could not, he said, help realising what the future held out when the Federal authorities had such faith in the soundness of Western Australia. The State Gov ernment incurred no loss on the running of its vast transport system. Com mercial houses reported excellent busi ness over a period of manyiyears, and palatial kinemas and other places of amusement had been provided. West ern Australia had laid : the foundation of the most efficient air service in Aus tralia, and, generally speaking, the fu ture of the State -sould- not bnt trml...
MINGENEW RIFLE CLUB. A SPECIAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 5 January 1929
MENCtENEW SXFEE CEOB. A SPECIAL MEETING., The Captain, Mr. C. Lee, presided at a- special general meeting of' the. above club, held at the lOngenew Hotel on December 27. . The balance sheet to date showed « credit balance of SA/i/9. The Cap tain presented a statement of account snowing tuat prone rrom xne recent social and dance amounted to £4. - The Secretary, Mr..fE. Harrison, ten dered his thanks to the Captain ' for taking over the secretaryship fair the social. Mr. , Harrison stated - that 'ow ing to his departure from the district, he -would be compelled 'to resign n$B position as secretary. ? ? The Captain spoke in eulogistic terms of Mr. Harrison's services, to the club. He greatly regretted-' that Mingenew was losing one of its best sports. .--??? Mr. Harrison's resignation wtos ae* cepted with general regret, and it was ordered that an appreciation/ of hi* services be entered in' the minutes. On the motion of Mr. P. P. Frost, seconded by Mr. G. Child, Mr. W. S. G. Howard' ...
THE INNISFAIL INCIDENT YOUTHFUL OFFENDERS IN COURT Brisbane, January 5. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 5 January 1929
THE INNISFAIL INCIDENT YOUTHFUL OFFENDERS IN COURT Brisbane, January 5. A sequel to the recent removal of the coat of arms from the Italian Consul- . ate at Innisfail, was staged in the Po lice Court yesterday, when Percy Ding wall (18), and Walter Butcher (17), were charged'' with having on Decem ber 23, unlawfully damaged the - Ital ian coat of arms, the property of Sig nftr Luciano. They pleaded guilty, and entered into a recognisance of £10 each, to come np for sentence if called upon within one month. - -
SEQUEL TO MOTOR COLLISION JOCKEY CHARGED WITH MANSLAUGHTER Adelaide, January 5. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 5 January 1929
SEQUEL TO MOTOR COLLISION JOCKEY CHARGED WITH MANSLAUGHTER Adelaide. Januarv 5. . Robert John Henry Aldridge, a joc key, of Glenelg, was' committed :- for trial in the Coroner 's Court yesterday, on a charge of the manslaughter- of Constable Cyril Fletcher Clayton, on West-terrace, on Christmas night. Clay ton, who lived at Kent Town, was fat ally injured in a collision with a motor car on West-terrace. Aldridge was charged in the Adelaide Police ¥Court, on December 26, with the murder o'f Clayton, and was remanded on bail.
INSUFFICIENT ADDRESS WOES OF LETTER SORTERS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 5 January 1929
INSUFFICIENT ADDRESS ? '♦ WOES OF LETTER SORTERS If a letter which had been sent to us goes astray we are annoyed and wonder why; but if we saw the millions of let ters being sorted at the G.P.O. in any city we would wonder that we receive the letter at all. People who complain bitterly on the comparatively rare occasions when their letters go astray may obtain consolat ion in the knowledge that in a year the Postmaster-General 's Department in Australia handles approximately 40,000 unaddressed letters and nearly 4,000,000 incorrectly or inadequately addressed letters. * It is remarkable how these letters eventually find their owners, and it is only by persistently marking them with tenative addresses that they are dispos ed of. In each G.P.O. a large staff or men are kept busy handling mails which gravitate to the dead letter office. The rcrth branch is similarly afflicted. During1 the Christmas rush a letter from the Eastern States was addressed to a certain party at 'Winnipeg, W....
CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING PROBABLE BOUT FOR GERALDTON WEEK [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 5 January 1929
CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING ♦ — PROBABLE BOUT FOR GERALDTON WEEK According to Mr. C. T. Davis, chair man of the Geraldton Week Committee, strenuous efforts are being made to ar range a championship boxing match for Snt.nrilav. .Tannarv 26. Aub Burt and Les Bowtell have been mentioned as tho contestants, but no- ? thing definite can be said at present. It is. rumoured that Aub. Burt intends to concentrate on his journalistic work and give boxing second place. When approached during his visit to Geraldton for the Burt-Bowtell fight, the Geraldton boy said that he would be willing to meet Bowtell on the 26th if he could be spared from his work. Since then negotiations have taken place, with the object of enabling Burt to visit Geraldton for the purpose, and it is hoped it will be possible to make an announcement shortly. Mr. Davis was emphatic on. the point that a championship fight of some kind would be arranged for the Saturday be fore Geraldton Week.
QUEENSLAND FLOODS MANY MAILS DELAYED Brisbane, January 4. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 5 January 1929
QUEENSLAND FLOODS MANY MAILS DELATED Brisbane. January 4. Incessant rain has fallen at Card well since 5 p.m. yesterday, the regis tration to 9. ajn. to-day being 317 points. The TuUy River is 18 inches over the rails, while the Herbert River is lapping the rails. Both rivers are rising. The northern mail came as far as Ingham. The engine and a carriage proceeded as far as Cardwell and in tended returning to Ingham, but the state of the Herbert Eiver prevented this. The Cairns and tableland mails are at Ingram. The southern mail train could not proceed beyond Innis f aiL The weather shows no signs of clear ing.
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 5 January 1929
PERSONAL. rd His. Excellency, the Governor -jfiSS^ISi William Campion) who Kill &ilu0M0M leave, for England, was tendemLa'^P^PIiiii chcon by the members of ^^^^^^M Cabinet in Parliament ^^^^^^f yesterday. In the absence of ne»iii!iga uiier, the Minister for Bailways /3Bh£ai^g|fpHBg| C. Willcock) presided. The JJe^a^^^^^M the Opposition (Sir James Mfo3fiaBfiISjIgM Mr. T. A. L. Davy, M.LA, Ae^C^^^^i dent of the Perth Chamber of -*Mm^niliiil|a«| (Mr. B. Itoseastamm) and theyresiae^^^^^BB of the Chamber of Manufactures i-^^^^^^gBBB L. B. Bolton) were also present y *_ ~fegg3p|ilp|P jJ- .Vic. Johnson, secretary «£Jlii*Bffei?|S9£gH cal branch of the A.W.U., is atp'rCT^^^^B in Perth. In a few days he oraceeMP^^^^BBB Queensland to attend the ammallco^^^^^gB vention of the A.W.U. at Co*lasg*S|||||B^g Mr. J. Murphy is acting as -*5rarc^rj||5g|||fffgS during Mr. Johnson's absence. * ^^S^SsBSb Mr. Joe Byan, son of Mr. X 3. %^^^| of the Club Hotel, and Mr. W. Bo^JJiJgilllH Durlachcr Stre...
CHURCH SERVICES. Anglican [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 5 January 1929
CHURCH SERVICES. - Anglican — The services at Christ Church. Ger aldton, to-morrow, will be: Holy Com munion, 8 a.iu.; Choral Celebration, U a.m.; Holy Baptism, 4 p.m.; Evensong, 7.30 pjn. Presbyterian Church — Special New Year services will be conducted to-morrow in St. John's Pres byterian Church, at 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. The preacher will be the Kev. W. G. Reekie. Wesley Church. — The Kev. Milton K. Maley will preach ;it both service* iu Wesley Church to morrow. At the evening services M**. Johnston will render the solo, 'When I Survey.' The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper will bo observed at this sen-ice.; There will bo services at Grecnough at 3 p.m., and Bluff Point at 7.30 p.m., conducted by the fier. 'Milt&n a. Maley, and Mr. A. JE. Blenepwe $s- ppectively, Wesley Liadies*~£H&d -win jneet *n Wednesday *£teraoa»£~^ J
THE GENERAL'S COMMENT "THIS IS BATHER BOUGH OK ME." London, January 3. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 5 January 1929
THE GENERAL'S COMMENT 'THIS IS RATHER ROUGH ON ME.' Tendon. Januarv 3. The Salvation Army states officially that General Booth has been informed of the High Council meeting, as the doctors expressed the opinion that he ?was strong enough to be told. TTis wife and daughter Catherine broke the news to. the General, who im mediately realised its import, saying: 'Whatever the people think about the Army's government, they must fee! this is rather rough on me. I have loved the Army and done my best.' The news came as a shock to the General, who passed a restless day, but Ms condition continues hopeful. It is unofficially stated that Catherine Booth later telephoned to her aunt, Commander Evangeline Booth, head *-f the American Army, saying she would like to meet her. They had a long conversation, which, it is hoped will es tablish cordial relations between thn two opposing wings before the meeting of the High Council on January 8.
SALVATION ARMY THE LEADERSHIP PROBLEM MELBOURNE BRIGADIER SUSPENDED Melbourne, January 4. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 5 January 1929
SALVATION ARMY THE LEADERSHIP PROBLEM MELBOURNE BRIGADIER SUSPENDED Melbourne, January 4. Sensational developments occurred to-day in the dispute among the senior officers of the Salvation Army, which has been gathering force since the meeting of the High Council was called in London to decide whether Goneral Booth should remain the head of the Army. Because in his address to his officers he made - statements criticising mem bers of the High Council, and because he refused to cease referring to the meeting, Brigadier Slattery, Division al Commander of the Melbourne Cen tral Division, was suspended from duty yesterday by Colonel Crams, Chief Sec retary of the Southern Territory (which includes Victoria, South Aus tralia, West Australia and Tasmania). Brigadier Slattery said to-day that the officers in Australia had attemptc to conceal the position with regard to General Booth and the High Council. He had opposed that policy and had spoken openly on the subject at the meetings of offi...