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THE GREAT WAR WHAT IT COST IN CASH [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
THE GREAT WAR ? w ( , WHAT IT. COST IN CASH The war cost Great Britain £1LO76,- j 000,000, France £7,962,200,000, Russia £5,332;700,0000, Italy £4,432,700,000. In all it cost the Allies £40,963,600,000. The war cost Germany £10,341,100, 000, Austria-Hungapry £4,068,400,000, Turkey £451,800,000, and Bulgaria £261,000,000— a total of ^15,086,9P0, 000. i Light on the wandering of wireless waves through the ether is claimed by Professor Stoermer,of Oslo, to have been thrown by experiments under taken in conjunction by Norwegian and Dutch wireless stations. The pro fessor states that' echoes from these vraves have been dearly distinguished. He puts forward the view that ? the waves are thrown back to earth when they reach a point in space^ far beyond the moon ' ;,' j£S
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
THANKS MB. afld MRS. G. L. GOULD desire to thank all kind friends for expres sions of sympathy in their recent be reavement, especially do they wish to thank Matron and Staff of the Gcr aldton Maternity Home; also Drs. Breidahl and Wallace. IN MEMORIAM CONNOLLY.— In loving memory, of our dear mother, Florence Welsford Connolly, who passed away/ Janu ary 1, 1927. \ , Ever remembered — Inserted by her children and grand children. ?
THE AFGHAN REVOLT SERIOUS TROUBLE FEARED London, January 7. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
THE AFGHAN REVOLT SERIOUS TROUBLE FEARED London, January 7 There is reason to believe that avtn ous trouble is feared in Afghanistan King Amanullah's emissaries have visited various parts' of the JiingJon. «?.? fering terms of pcaco ,but it it- lnoucli: that these may be only temporarily ac cepted, and may be foUo*T0!l by mori» serious' anti-Anianullah outbreaks1. It was significantly stated in London to-day, that the British authorities a»c very glad that they have already got the European women and children safe ly out .of Afghanistap
JAPANESE SHIPBUILDING. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
JAPANESE SHIPBUILDING.. Japan's progress as a shipbuilding nation is portrayed in a history of the Nippon Yusen Kaisha ( Japan Mail Steamship Company) in which a sum mary of the numerous lines operates by the company and a list of its ves sels is included. A fleet of 148 ves sels in service or building, with gross tonnage of 845,000 comprises the fleet of the N.Y.K. and its subsidiary, the Kingai Yusan Kaisha, formed to oper ate the more local services between Japan and China and other nearby points. The fleet now includes the several Trans-Pacific vessels of the for mer T.qyo Kisen Kaisha, which was merged with the N.Y.K. in 1926. With three new motorships building for the Trans-Pacific .--erviw, the Asam;-. Maru, Tatsuta Maru and Chichibn Maru, the Japanese line plans to com pete even more actively for this trade iu which new and faster vessels are also being constructed, or contemplat ed, !-y the Dollar Line aud the Cana dian Pacific, the other two principal ?j-)inpanies.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
C**^ \ v^**^^^ 'Bsre have ^nst op*'6* a V«y Tbm \ /A s& Eange of Boxed Stationery, ct^jbUt \/ ^\^jW, selected to salt all tastes. C^ / No Better Range in Town. jiy'K- ^^s^~^^ AIJCj WErrDfG EEQUISITBS Hff |-sSs/^^^^ GERALDTON NEWSPAPERS ^4 N/^ '* LMTTED. GERALDTOM ^.JS AND THAT'S THE ONLY REASON WHY WE EVER DO LOSE CUSTOMERS When they Die BECAUSE WE NEVER FAIL TO GIVE SATISFACTION MILLARS TIMBER AND TRADING COMPANY I THE 'MAJESTIC' LOOSE LEAF BINDER It ifl very strong and durable and has the advantage of holding two or three sheets just as firmly and securely as 500 or 1,000. Sheets can be rmeoved or inserted very quickly and easily by adding two or three inch cestion temporarily and locking the top cover high up This affords the space necessary and sheets are inserted or removed as in the Security Binder. The End Key Locking Mechanism of the 'MAJESTIC' is simple and positive and grips both posts equally. IK STOCK IN THE FOLLOWING SIZES: Size of Leaf: 7ins. z 101ns.; llins. x...
LARGE HOLDINGS NECESSITY FOR PROPER DEVELOPMENT (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
LARGE HOLDINGS r%l NECESSITY FOE PEOPEB BE¥ESL-^^S OPMENT -V-JSp — r- - *^sa (To the mitatJ) ^^SSS Sir, — In an article on district te*^,_ lopment in the 'West Australian' jb^HJ cently, mention was made of the''wryfc^ unduly large holdings can. nSasd'^Bp^^ ercssive development, as evH&tct)3^£i by a 20,000 acre section in &e,irah£|p wa district, held in the names tStTBewjSI:: ral -members of one family. On mokigm a large area weeds and animaL peslijg cannot receive the attention. wjfWy^ to keep them in check with a view3|a^| future eradication. In olden times fif^i JSngland, at certain «g»«nii»ai JH»«» jgpim^-^. and older children of f«H«rfaiwE^WB*^S Dtuef VtiBog- helpers spent w&3Hp,«^^ their time among the field crops fwilk-^rfl a spud for thistle nutting *aml ^feeesjIfP eye for charlock pulling, and aay «»fi^«^ unwanted growth. | Memory „ does_ 4B&£y|- now tell if neglect of this ^*tt-|jii|| farm work was a finable offence,'i(r3r^y self-interest, an...
A REMARKABLE CASE. ATAVISM IN CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
A REMARKABLE CASE. ATAVISM IN CHILDREN. Is it possible that atavism can go so far as reported in the remarkable ease of a three and a-half years' old girl who is puzzling the Willegden Board of Guardians? The child is reallv an '? uncontrolled primitive wild animaL I She has had to be placed in a cot with ! high bars. , It appears that she has torn to shreds the strongest cloth, and has gnawtd through the strongest sack cloth in which she had been clad. SEe is a very powerful child, and a Willes deri authority says: 'The child re minds me of a wild animal in a cage prowling about and waiting for feed ing time.' ? A hundred years ago a more remark able ease was that of a wild boy in . Hanover. 'He was found in a wood walking on his hands and feet, climb ing up trees like a squirrel, and feed ing upon grass and moss.' ~He was almost like a wolf child; he was brought to England, and the 'Obser- ver says that 'at Berkhamsted School! his dog-collar and chain are still pre- j served.' J
CARE OF YOUR CAR HINTS FOR OWNERS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
CARE OF YOUR Offlipi HINTS FOB OWSERS .-'|i A motor car's finish most be IwaaSw^g intelligently if it is to retain its-^l^gb^ inal lustre. Traflic film, for iBStaac£l||| should, in most cases be wiped jlffijtfce|||| car rather than washed off. .fiSs^i^^ portant and even necessary to^et^r^^^g your car as svou as your nut e-vi^;. But it is not a good plan to Jt£C]Mrai3J§| ing it off. In fact, it is difi^nS^D - wash it all off. Wipe it off with a.se||j cloth. Mud, on the other hand, riiwgHj be washed off as soon as posaUeL^ £^| is surprising in what good enatfHwm^Q motor car be kept under ordinaiyt'iair|| cuiiistances by a mere wiping-. S|D^ fenders happened to be varnished *li-»S careful of soap on them, exeeptytojee-i move oil or grease that will feot -euiife^ off in any other way. If wasMag-yowiQ car, plenty of water, a soft cloth *aaE' finally the chamois skin axe tibe Desk ^ As much nickelware around a -odri=]is5~ ruined by overpolishing as, by not'pofcg ishing enough. In most cas...
FOLLY OF "CUSS WORDS" (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
FOLLY OF 'CUSS WORDS' (To the Editor.) Sir,— Canon Gowing, the Southend parson, seems to have missed a fine opportunity for showing the useless ness of -'cuss-words' when he excus ed, if not justified, the use of the wort ?*-dainn,' iuntf bo readily ejacu lated. The Bible 'Telia us 'swear, nA M^Ui' an* to;Mk for 'damnation' for Anything,- or anybody, simply be:j cause of some slight irritation of the i moment, is assuming a right we do not] possess, and is a habit that would be I well dropped. Frequent swear words i prove poor command of plain orthodox, j laEgnage, that tbere is ne excuse for '; in these State School days. An old time joke against the uneducated .was of tvro men,, one Oroke the silence by saying '.«* What time it is, I dessay,' the other replied '1 shouldn't won der.' Such paucity cf thought does not exist in our time, and swear words should not be tolerated by decent peo- i pie, aad hasty tempers should be held ' in r-heck as shewing' we realise our dig- ; nined re...
CZECHOSLOVAKIA DICTATORSHIP FORESHADOWED Belgrade, January 6. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
CZECHOSLOVAKIA %-ICTATOBSHIP FORESHADOWED' Belgrade, January 6. - King Alexander, of Jugoslavia,, - has; suspended the constitution and has dis-r' solved the Skupshtina (National As-' sembly). He has proclaimed that ail; the laws shall remain in force unless modified by royal decree. A semi-official statement says that there is no other solution to the pre sent difficulties, and it foreshadows a dictatorship in the interests of the State and the majority of the people in order to* prepare the ground for a I new ^constitution with more healthy political relations.
NORTHAMPTON AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY A SUCCESSFUL YEAR [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
NORTHAMPTON AGRICUL TURAL SOCIETY A srJCCESSFUX. fEAB There via.* a small attendance ut the annual meezrng of the Agricultural Society, over which -iir. W. Patrick, Jr, J presided. ' The president's report and the state ment or income acn expenditure, and I balance siicet wore adopted. The financial statement disclosed a profit from the show of £210, of wliicli 1 ilOO came by way of the Piuvius Pol icy, this pront being disbursed by way of additions and improvements to build ings to the extent of £11)7. Other principal items were. — Beeeipts: Sub scriptions, £145; donations, &)S; adver tising,; £59; gate, £41j booth, £20. Ex penditure: Prizes, £13U; printing ana advertising, £57; secretary's salary, bo nuses and clerical assistance, £0Ci. For the office of president Mr. W. Pat rick, Jun., regrettably declined to ac cept nomination, as did Mr. A. O. Mit chell and Mr. B. A. Williamson was el ected. On the motion of Mr. Williams a hearty vote of thanks was aeeorded Mr. Patrick ...
NEW ZEALAND HAILSTORM SETTLERS TERRIFIED Wellington, January 7. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
NEW ZEALAND HAIL STORM i ? ♦ i SETTLERS TERRIFIED Wellington, January 7. Oamaru was shaken by deafening thunder claps yesterday afternoon, ana some of the outlying districts were swept by a hailstorm of unparalleled severity. About two o'clock fife coun tryside was almost enveloped in dark mw tVif-n canie Vilindinrr flashes of lightning and tremendous crashes of thunder, and almost immediately the heavens loosed showers of huge hftil stones. For fully ten minutes the fall con tinued until the ground was covered inches deep with ice. Settlers and their families in many places were terrified as the windows and roofs were shattered. One settler (Mc Donald) was caught in the storm -while he was in Ms motor ear, the hood of which was ripped by hailstones a? though it bad been slashed with a knife. 'Your wife won the first prize. Why did she refuse it?' 'It was so use less — it was a work-basket! '
THE ENGLISH TOUR THE REMAINING MATCHES [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
THE ENGLISH TOUR THE REMAINING MATCHES January 9 to 10— v. Bendigo, at B«n digo. January 12 to 15. — v. Tasmania, at Lannceston. January 18 to 21. — v. Tasmania, at Hobart. January 25 to 29.-^South Au?tralii.. a,t Adelaide* ' February 1 to 7. — FOURTH TEST MATCH, at Adelaide. February 9 to 11. — v. Ballarat, at Bai larat. , February 15 to 19.— New South Wales, at Sydney. February 21 to 22. — v. Western Dis tricts, at Goulburn. ? March' 8 to. 14.— FIFTH TEST MATCH, at Melbourne. March 21 to 23. — v. Western Austra lia (side to inelude five players from South Australia and Victoria), at Perth.
ALLEGED ABDUCTION A PERTH CASE INSURANCE MANAGER CHARGED Perth, January 8. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
ALLEGED ABDUCTION A PERTH CASE INSURANCE M\2SA.Gx,n, cHA£Gx33 ? . --^r^ - ?'' j Perth. Januarv S. An extraordinary experience alleged ' to have befallen a young woman well known to Perth's business circles — Miss Elaine lima Woodman — was di»s- ' scribed before Mr. H .D. Moseley, ! P-M., in the Perth Police Court yester- i day. Herbert E. Mitehell, wiio is also well J known in Perth commercial circles as manager of a city insurance company, j lias been charged with- a serious of » fence. It is alleged that on December j 10 he unlawfully deprived VAuinn lima ', Woodman, of Swanbourne, of her per- j ROH3 I flhprf'.V }~\Xr /»O«***Tr*-nr« Via. nnrAn L^. a motor car against her wilL ' A plea of not guilty was entered. He was represented by Mr. A, C. Muir, while Sergt. Buttle handled the prosecution's case. Miss Woodman's Story. : Miss Woodman, -the victim of the af fair, was the first witness. She desr cribed herself as the owner of a lib rary in Trinity Arcade, Perth, and told of her mo...
HERO OF L BATTERY V.C. MAJOR'S RETIREMENT FROM TERRITORIALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
HERO OF L BATIERY lT.C. MAJOE'S EETIEEMENT FBOM TEKBITOEIALS. ? One of the most glorious British ex ploits during the -war is recalled by a 'Gazette' announcement, that Major -5. T. Dorrell, V. C, MJ3.E., 90th -lfit London) Field Brigade, Royal Artil lery, has -relinquished his commission in the Territorial Amy on attaining the age limit. Major Dorrel won the Victoria Cross when serving as a brigade sergeant major in the famous L. Battery, Royal Horse Artillery, in the early days o£ the war. Six: German cavalry re'gi-. menis, with 12 guns, suddenly appear ed out of a fog and directed their fire on the battery. Men and ? officers ? con tinued to serve the guns, ' and Oapfc. Bradbury, who was in ?sommand, and the other officers being -killed, Sergt Major Dorrell took command. Through the efforts of a British cavalry bri gade the. Germans were driven off, abandoning ? eight ? of their guns and .a Maxim, but fmly three men in I».; Bat tery remained irnwounded. Capt. Bradbury was1 awarde...
THE RUBBER COMPANIES PROPOSER BIG MERGER [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
THE RUBBER COMPANIES — m . , ? -. . ' ? ??'-' ?/??:?? PROPOSER BIG- MERGER A Mettwurne message states: — J£ the present .negotiations are completed the largest rubber merger in Australia, an amalgamation of the Dundop, Pedriau and Barnet Glass companies, will form the most powerful combination in -' tho, history of the Australian tyite trade. A circular to sh&rehoaldcrs of tha Barnet Glass Co. states that negotia tions are proceeding and it is under stood that the Perdriau Co. will also be included in the final merger.