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SUNRISE AND SUNSET FIGURES FOR JANUARY [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 20 January 1948
SUNRISE AND SUNSET FIGURES FOR JANUARY Day Rise Set Day lltee Set 1 r..2(i 7.2-1 | 17 -1.3I) 7.2.1 2 r,.2-I 7.2.1 IS .1.3«» 7.24 3 H.27 7.2-1 ' 1U .1.40 7.24 4 i5.27 7.2.1 i 20 .1.4 1 7.24 .1 H.28 7.20 ! 21 .1.42 7.24 0 r».2:- 7.2G ; 22 .1.42 7.23 7 'r.jijo 7.2«; | 23 .1.43 7.23 5 r,.31 7.20 I 24 -1.44 7.22 i- -r,.3l 7.2(5 2.1 .1.4.1 7.22 10 fi.32 7.26 ' 2-i .1.40 7.22 11 .1.33 7.2(5 27 H.47 7.22 12 '..34 7.2-1 2S -1.48 7.21 13 fiJi-1 7.2.1 2l» .1.49 7.21 14 .1.3*; 7.2r, 3o .1.10 7.21 1.1 .1.37 7.2.1 31 .1..11 T.-d Iv5 .1.38 7.23 i
People on the Move Midland Omnibus Service PASSENGERS BY ROAD [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 20 January 1948
People on the Move Midland Omnibus Service PASSENGERS BY KOAD The following are the passengers who travelled by the bus of the Mid land Railway Company between Perth and Geraldton during the past few days : — Perth to (ieraldton (Saturday) — Messrs. V. Goldsmith, 11. Atkinson, K. Iieunett, I'. Roberts', J. N. Payne, E. It. Cullerton, C. O'Neill, W. Haynes, J. AVhite, A. C. ISothe, H. A.' Bairstow, Spencer, K. Carr, Harris and B. Par rett, Mesdaiues L. McDaniell, V. Gold smith, J. McGHp, A. Cook, C Munro, B. Smith, L. V. Williams and K. Carr, Misses D. McDaniell, S. Lunuon, V. Lunnon, M. Burton, L. Atkinson, J. Kenny, I). Hynes, G. Munro, E. Furze, C. Smith and H. Franklin and Master C. Marriott. Geraldton to Perth (Monday) — Messrs. G. Pruuster, E. Moore, L. Thau, j B. Warr, E. Gudmundsen, Groessler, K. Nevile, C. H. Payne, O'Shannossy, E. Heading and ltev. E. Atwell, Mesdauie« G. lruuster, E. Moore, E. Baiuford, L. Bamford, V. Looney, K. Nevile, L. Jameson, E. Atwell, O'Shannessy, ...
EFFECT OF THE DECISION Inflationary Spiral Feared PROPOSED REMEDIES Melbourne, January 20. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 20 January 1948
EFFECT OF THE DECISION Inflationary Spiral Feared PROPOSED REMEDIES 'Melbourne, January 20. The total cost of ihe latest basic wage, adjustments throughout Australia was estimated to-day at £1O.O0O.O0M Further increases arc expected because »»f the forty-hour week and \\\v. with drawal of (iovernment subsidies. .Industrial leaders said to-dav that they were apprehensive that the new rises might mark tlu* beginning of a vic'ions inflationary spiral with wages and prices constantly chasing each other. Spokesmen for employers saw little prospect '.»f checking the present infla tionary drive without drastic cuts in taxation and (Joveruiuent expenditure. Economists insist that Australia can avoid the perils of iuliation only by lifting production in each man-hour worked. l Members of the inter-State committee of the A.C.T.U. met in Melbourne today to discuss the need for reforms in the present method of assessing the basic wage.
Bonus for Emus Cabinet Approves Increase EXPERIMENTAL PERIOD [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 20 January 1948
Bonus for Emus ? ^ ? Cabinet Approves Increase ? EXPERIMENTAL PERIOD The State Cabinet on Monday agreed to make available £2.000 to enable the vermin fund bonus payable in respect of emus destroyed on or adjacent to farm lands to l-e increased from ]/- to 3/- over an exiierinieut iteriod of twelve mouths. The increased bonus will he paid only where the- local authority irrants a minimum additional bonus of I/-. Cabinet reached this decision after representations by the Honarary Min ister for Agriculture (Air. XXrood-. who last week attended nine meetings in the north-eastern wheatbelt at which the principal subject 'discussed was the emu pest. Mr. Wood said yesterday rhat damaiiv :iniounthi;-r to thousands of pounds had lH-en done to wheat crops. For the next twelve monihs at least, the bonus should be 4/- a beak, plus any further amount a. Hoad llourd cared to provide. One local authority was prepared to -rive 2/- per beak ami the farmers' club in the same district would also jfive...
Mining in Bendigo Gold Under Busy Street PREVIOUS DISCOVERIES Melbourne, January 20. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 20 January 1948
Mining in Bendigo Gold Under Busy Street PREVIOUS DISCOVERIES Melbourne, January 20. A man will seek gold from an alluvial claim under a busy city street if Ben digo City Council approves. Mr. L. , Frank has asked the Council to sanc tion the working of an alluvial claim' in Lyttleton Terrace. Some years ago when the old Police Station was* removed from a site along side the town hall to make way for the new municipal gardens Mr. Frank obtained a lot of gold. He sluiced un worked ground on which the Police Station may Jiave been erected in the early days of the field.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 20 January 1948
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CRICKET Geraldton Premiership Games TWO NEW MATCHES [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 20 January 1948
CRICKET Geraldton Premiership Games TWO NEW MATCHES A new s^t --£ iu;i toiler in the prfinier sJiil- ----!u|-etifi--ii i-t' rim -.^T;il-Jfoii Crick»*t Associnriitii w;is i-omiim'ikinI oh, SuikUiv hist, (in ilir iv-iv;irion ^roinxl lt«»vei-s wi'iv -iii)i.isc-] to Towns .-mil '?iiiupiltil .-! iot:il of 277 runs in .1 t)v-\ innings. Towns :nv in an mil'si v«*i*:ilil«* sit iiiii ion. li.-iviutr lost i\v«» \vi--ki?ts f-u- ? Mie run. Ilowweiv with reliuljlc l»:its nien to follow they may retrieve tht»ir fortunes when the jjame is restinied ;-n Sumliiy next. At Quwii's I'ark Itail wsi.vs harttni soiuewliar erratically for a total of 117 runs, to which Atistruls , have rcitli**! with 100 ruu.s for the loss of vijrht wirkeis.
Cold Wave In America Large Areas Affected SLOWEST POLICE CHASE New York, January 20. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 20 January 1948
Cold Wave in America Large Areas Affected SLOWEST POLICE CHASE New York, January 20. Eighty-one people have died already In a sub-zero cold wave sweeping the eastern seaboard States. Sixty-eight have been killed in fires resulting from overheated furnaces and thirteen have, frozen to death. Biting cold extends, from the Tennessee and Ohio River valleys eastward over the middle Atlantic and New England States. Even in Florida temperatures are below freezing point. The cold wave, which Is in its sixth day, has cut deeply into the nation's dwindling fuel and oil sup plies, and no relief is forecast. At Ver mont to-day the temperature was 25 degres below zero. At Satuns King dom, a town in Connecticut, it was 21 degrees below. New York's minimum was 7.2 below. Police at Atlanta (Georgia) reported the slowest police car chase in history. The streets ^vere so slippery that a fly ing squad car* chasing a car carrying untaxed whisky had to creep along at 25 miles per hour. The police finall...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 20 January 1948
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World Trade Plan AUSTRALIAN PROPOSAL An International Charter AVOIDING PAST ERRORS Washington, January 19. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 20 January 1948
World Trade Plan AUSTRALIAN PROPOSAL An International Charter AVOIDING PAST ERRORS Washington, January iy. A workable international trade char ter as an alternative to conditions, which might lead to world war 111. was offered to-day by the Australian Minis ter for. Post- War Iteconstruction (Jlr. J. J. Dedman). Mr. Deduian, who heads Australia's delegation to the Havana trade confer ence, told a press conference that he was confident that a reasonable com promise would be reached. The present economic circumstances of the world were auspicious for setting up an inter national trade organisation.. Without . such an organisation with rules for the conduct of international trade there was good reason to fear that once the world had passed through its present period of economic maladjustment and reconstruction the nations would revert to conditions obtaining in the li)20's Those conditions led to depression and misery for millions of people and to'cir- stances which eventually brought ...
RAILWAYS VERSUS AUSTRALS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 20 January 1948
RAILWAYS VERSUS ACSTRALS Making a rather indifferent start, Hallways ronipiled 111 runs in the first innings of their encounter with Aws trals whi--h opene«l on Queen's Park on Sunday last. X. (.'riddle stemmed the cjirlv rot. which s*ienuHl to overcome the hatting and his contribution of 33 runs was a timely one. T. Wreusted fol lowed wirli a score of -8 runs ami !». -Major and -'. Anderson ea--h registered twelve nms to ' further improve the position. Howell was, however, in devastinjr form and ti»ok s«»veii wickets for 33 runs. Australs had lost elidit wickets for ]♦--) runs when stumps were -lrawu. Huwell followed up his bowl in^ sucevss with a wthi made 41 runs and G. Howe, who waST*a meiulter of the opening partiiership, provided a pleas ing exhibition in making 33 runs. 1 -. Donald executed some nice shots in his contriiiut-iii of SZ runs, whilst Cross appeareti set for a gooil sj*ore when he dr«;w one of Hrand's deliveries straijrfit buck tu the howler, who effected a j*ooi?...
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 20 January 1948
PERSONAL ? «. ? Mr. R. B. Gratte, who is attached t«- the local locomotive staff of the West ern Australian Government Railways, will leave Geraldton by this evening's train in company with bis wife on .tlte. first stage of a. holiday visit to the Eastern States and New Zealand. * * * 5' * Mr. L. C. Light foot, senior soil con servation ollicer attached to the Depart ment of Agriculture, accompanied by the district agricultural adviser (Mr. G. L. Throsscll) and Mr. J. Fallon, of the soil conservation service, has been visiting various farms around Gerald Ion anil Northampton during the pasi few days. * * * * * Mr. K. W. Growcott, deputy director of the Ministry of Post -War Recon struction in Western Australia, will be making an oflicial visit to Geraldtnn this week, and duriug bis brief slay the visiting gentleman intends making I contact with various local organisa tions interested in the rehabilitation --1' ex-service personnel. Whilst in the. town Mr. GrowcMtt wU! be at the Vic ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 20 January 1948
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Visit of Mullewa Players VICTORY FOR HOME CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 20 January 1948
Visit of Mullewa Players VICTORY FOR HOME CLUB Taking advantage of a special train on Sunday last, a party of members of the Mullewa Bowling Clua visited Ger aldton and played a match against home teams during the afternoon. In order that as many of the players as possible would meet each other in the course of the match it was decided to play two series of twelve heads, but in each instance the seasiders proved much too strong for the visitors and won with a very wide margin on the aggregate. The teams and scores were as follows: — G. M. W. Ward, F. Morris, H. Ker shaw and S. Wilton (capt.) ? . . . . 13 J. Abbott, M. Burleigh, A. Gosden and T. Starr (capt.) ? S E. Savage, S. Carlin, E. Gee and P. Gibson (capt.) .. 17 J. Lodding, R. Watson, H. Peet and G. Bockman (capt.) 7 P. Doolan, B. Bishop, F. Ken nan and G. Smythe (capt.) 24 W. Harden, J. Purcell, J. Wat Icius and J. Whitehurst (capt.) ? 5 T. Hicks, W- McCallum, J. Walters and B. Wilsonson (capt.) ? 23 M. Gaston, E. Driscoll, J...
The Geraldton Guardian TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1948 SPARRING IN PALESTINE [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 20 January 1948
ilhc Gbtrttibton -&unrdtun TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1948 SPARRING IN PALESTINE Since the decision of the General Assembly of U.N.O. in the closing weeks of iast year for the division of Pales- 1 tine into separate Jewish and Arab states, the acitvities of the Arabs, wh.» are uncompromisingly opposed to par tition in any form, have been confined almost entirely to guerilla warfare, at which they are adepts. Sniping in towns and cities and at traJlic un important roads, swift forays against isolated Jewish settlements and the transport supplying them and similar operatious have been increasing almost daily, despite the efforts of British forces to keep the peace and despite Jewish activities in self-defence. As yet there has been no attempt at invasion from neighboring Arab coun tries by any important force, although Arab raiders from Syria hotly attacked Jewish settlements just over the Pales tine frontier and were driven off by British troops. Subsequently the bridge over the Jo...