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GIFTS TO HOBBS AND SUTCLIFFE JOURNAL SENDS THEM £100 EACH London, January 7. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
GIFTS TO HOBBS AND SUTCLIFFE JOURNAL SENDS THEM £100 EACH ' , London, January 7. The 'Daily Chronicle' announces that on behalf of its readers it has cab led £1QO each to Hobbs, and Sutcliffe in recognition of their magnificent part in retaining the Ashes. It adds: 'We are of the opinion that this tribute to England-'s opening batsmen will be cor dially approved by all cricket lovers. Hobbs aad SntcliSe rank among the best-liked cricketers, and they are mo dels to /thousands of boys and youths striving.' for prowess at the wickets.' Hobbs cabled - to the 'Daily Chron icle:' 'Thanks, Your magnificent gift clean bowls me.'
TEST CRICKET THE 1930 MATCHES AUSTRALIA'S OPPORTUNITY London, January 7. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
TEST CRICKET THE 1930 MATCHES AUSTRALIA'S OPPOETDNITY London, January 7. : tJlem ililL writing in the -*' Daily Telegraph,' says:. 'The Australian se lectors : have a grand _oppor-jinitJP ? JM- igjild Ap a--teaTn'*ro~go to England in 1930. in Woodfull, Ponsford, Kippax, Bradman, Oldfield and a 'Beckett there is the backbone of a good side. The selectors must eomb the whole country | for young material. Jackson and Har ris, as batsmen, and -Bettingtoh and Ebeling, as bowlers, are the most pro mising. ' ' He does not suggest the immediate dropping of all the older players, but he considers' that two or three will not be wanted on the voyage, -
DIVORCE COURT BUSY PROCEDURE TOO EASY RECORD FIGURES FOR 1928 [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
DIVORCE COURT BUSY . '... ^ * PROCEDURE TOO EASY RECORD FIGURES FOB 1928 Although 1928 was a record' year for people who 'Leap-ed' into the matri monial chariot, it also provided a record twelve-monthlv- Deriod for those who jumped out again. Last year no less than 198 divorce petitions were granted in the Supremo Court of Western Australia, winch ex ceeded by 17 the previous record figures of 181, established in 1927. This marked increase in a State where^ only 368 marriages were contracted last year will be viewed with alarm by those who are concerned with the mor als of the community, ' but several di ? v.orce practitioners gave the assurance that there was no deterioration so far as morals were concerned. They ljlameil the ease with which divorce can be ob tained. 'The road to divorce in this State is altogether too easy,' said one lawyer. He instanced the latest ameriumenr, to the Matrimonial Causes Act, which pro vided a wife with grounds for divorce if habitually during a per...
MUSSOLINI ON HIMSELF A LIFE OF WORK [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
MUSSOLINI ON HIMSELF A LIFE OF WORK ! To this day I thank difficulties, says I Mussolini in 'Britannia.' They were more numerous than the happv inci dents. The latter gave me nothing. The difficulties of life have hardened my spirit. They have taught me how to live. It would have been fatal for me if on my journey forward through j the years I had by chance fallen per i mancntly into the chains of comfort able bureaucratic employment. How could I have adapted myself to that smug existence in a world bristling with interest and significant horizons'? How could I have tolerated the halt ing progress of promotions, comforted and yet irritated by the thoughts of an old age pension at the end of the dull road? Any comfortable cranny would have sapped my energies. The energies which are a part or my na ture were born of obstacles and bitter ness of souL They Were made by the straggles and not by the joys of life. My stay in Switzerland was a welter of difficulties. I worked with skill as ...
INTERNATIONAL CRICKET MORE ABOUT THE THIRD TEST ENGLISH CRITICISM London, January 7. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
INTERNATIONAL CRICKET MORE ABOUT THE THIRD TEST ENGLISH CEmciSM London, January 7. The MaiK-iicstor 'Cruarihac' --ri--!;--': ? correspondent fny.«: 'The Australian b«v,!er foun-.I fV stirky wicket less Jo , their taste thr.r. the faster wicket. IIa-! ! the rain uot invorfero-l England's task : misrM Jicve been hard or. The Austin Han bowlers' do not know bow to use a sticky pitch. Thoir length was i.-;o j short*. So leng as Australia persists i'- j covering the wirkot the bowling wi|! tend to be a yn.nl : hort ivbt-n ilic pit--.ii is sticky. Bowling on a sticky wi--kct cannot b;* lcai-norl theoretically. Eng land ha-l the advantage of being able to j attack the Australian innings stniignr j away witb two shock bowlers.' i The 'Morning Post,' in an editorial. J ivs: 'Bradman's striking success and j the promise shown by a 'Beckett prove, ( if proof be necessary — that Australia is | rich in young cricketers of genius, an-i I that she ;hould be able to build up a formidable representa...
THE ENGLISH XI MATCH AGAINST GEELONG Melbourne, January 8. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
THE ENGLISH XI MATCH AGAINST GEELONG - - ??? Melbourne, January 8. The, English cricketers played a one day match at Geelong' t«-&ay against a local team. The visitors batted first, and! with seven wickets down for 289 runs, declared their innings closed. Their ehief scorers were: Hobbs, aO; Sutcliffej 56 (retired), Ames, 4S; Tyld esiey, 39; Mead, 37,; and Hendren 36 (not -out). The? Geelong players replied with 1-1 for six wickets. A. TJrbahrcs making top, score (51); . '
MAIL TIME TABLE [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
MAIL IJME JTABLF . Mnilr close at Geniiiilon l'cist Office ixat tfatf uuderinc ntjuued placet* as fol tiivs: — Perth Lines. FVrtli, Fr-*mantie ici! intermediate p!a-es, via Midi ????!. — itfonduva, 4 b m.; p.m.; Ttiumd:iys 4 ajn. f*«Ti.h, v«a Woac'ii Hi'ls.- -y«*nd»ys, 8 a.m. Cue Line. Cm* ami iiiteruiediaie plsices. — Mon- days, h a.m. Cue, M«-ck:UharrH und intermediate places. — Tuesdays and Fridays, 9.30 turn. Y;ilgoo and intermediate place0' — Wednesday and Saturday, 8 ajn Mollewa, Yalgoo and Wongan Line --Thursdays, 8 ajn. Uorthampton I4ce. Jsorthampton and intermediate plac es. — Mondays and Thursdays, 9 aan. Northampton, Ajana and intermed iate places. — Tuesdays and Fridays, JO B TTl
ROADSIDE MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
BOADSIDE MAILS. Geraldton-Whelarra. — leaves Gerald - ton, Tuesdays, and Fridays, 11 a-m. Ee turns Wednesdays, 4.45 pjn., Saturdays 7.15 pjo. Geraldton-Nana Tarra. — leaves Qer aldton Friday 9 p. m.; returns Sundays 7.30 pjn. Geraldton-Bluff Point. — Leaves Ger aldton, Mondays, Wednesdays, Thurs days, and Saturdays, 9 turn; Tuesdays and Fridays, 11 sjd. Beturns, Mon days, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sat urdays, 9 aJi; Tuesdays and Fridays,
COCKTAILS AN AUTOMATIC MIXER [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
COCKTAILS AN AUTOMATIC MTYK1?, A British electrical . firm is manu facturing an auiomatie cocktail sha ker which is so uncannily precise that it refuses to. serve drinks after time. The inventor, the Vicomte de Man duit, who has been experimenting for several years On the machine, describ ed it. 'It is so simple that nothing can'. go wrong with-it/' lie said. 'AH you do is to put your money in tne'slot, press a button, wait a few seconds for the automatic mixer to function, press an other button, and out comes the cock* tail into the glass you are holding. Everything is automatic, and any kind of cocktail can be produced, according ito the size of the machine. ?When you press the button after putting your money in, *the various kinds of liquids required for the cock tail are sucked up into the mixer in their exact proportions. ? 'The movement of the button also* sets into operation a time-switeh con« neeted to a lamp. It also closes the shutter over the coin slot, so that .no more m...
ENDURANCE FLIGHT ANOTHER RECORD BROKEN. Los Angeles, January 7. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
ENDURANCE FLIGHT JlSTOTHER RECORD BROKEN. Los Angeles, January 7. I .The .United States Army- tn-motored' Fokker, monoplane, Question Mark, ?which its crefor ' of four men finder Ma jor, Carl Spatz, hoped to keep in the air for a week or more by re-fuelling from other aeroplanes, was forced to land at 2 o 'clock this afternoon owing to . her engineSF missing. She had been aloft for six -lays and six hours,' thus break ing all aerial endurance .records,'
GERMANY'S UNEMPLOYED BIG WINTER INCREASE [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
GERMANY'S UNEMPLOYED BIG WINTER. INCREASE Coming on . top of Mr. Parker Gil bert 's optimistic .opinion regarding Ger many 's economic condition, many news papers are disposed to emphasise the in crease in unemployment disclosed by the latest figures which ihow that 1, 417,000 arc receiving relief, compared ?with 647.-000, !-ix months earlier, but the causes arc largely temporary. Winter also brings extra unemploy ment, the figures at the end of 1927 be ing ' 1,350,000. The present weather is exceptionally severe as sharp frost.' have practically brought the building trades to a standstill, and others arc greatly affected. Also the shipyard strike accounts for 50,000.
POPE'S SOVEREIGNTY RUMOURS OF SETTLEMENT Rome, January 5. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
POPE'S SOVEREIGNTY rll KTJMOims OF SBT£3uBBEEHX ' -i -^B ? ' ' ? * *^*s|i Rome, January 5. «4g« In spite , of a succession of nuaoms^ and denials, some people interpret -ttc-SM| Vatican's tribute to the late ^Margnris^g Doiacnico Barone as an indication. tMiitSsii the old quarrel between tlie Vaticaaaad^S the Italian -Government' regartlJBg^t!ie~J3g|| temporal power' of the Pope is jeBtfcer-'^^P ending, , or has ended. The diisp&te^aa£ei^^^ back to 1870, when t£F^ifecaaliD(tt4ifei£§l| the' Papal States during Ac Xfcaad*^§|j|| Prussian war by the French- gantsqi^^^P which was upholding the sovereagn^o^^^ the Pope, enabled Garibaldi % tr«»pslsb3||| enter Home and complete the nmfica^^S tion of Italy as a kingdom ttnder-tiiB?'^ House of Savoy. Th6ugh tite -a*9»f^f||| claim to sovereignty over the lands jsf*^^ tbe church lias never been, ttcogmse^^^ since the foundation of the-3UjouatAy|\^S he never .relinquished his claim. r-^^^H The Marquis Dx-menieo Barone,- wto^^K ^ied-last ...
NORTH WEST SHIPPING JETTY FOR ROEBOURNE DISTRICT [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
NORTH WEST SHIPPING -*? JETTY FOR ROEBOURNE DISTRICT Ever since the Point Samson jetty was blown away years ago Roebournc and tho district generally have suffered considerable disability in connection writh shinninrr. all the work bavinij to be done with lighters. Last year the State Parliament passed si preliminary vote of £40,000 for the provision of » '«-*«? .V'ltv !it King Hay -u serve tlie 'Jisslrirl. Jt is stated that tenders arc about to ho tail ed for tlie work, and it is -?.\j»et.ted that operations will be commenced in May next. Recently the captain of vessels trading on the North-West coast and representatives of the Public Works Department met and discussed various phases of the work. This co-operation is commendable, and when the jetty is ready for -use it will give a fillip to the languishing trade of Boebournc. ???-.. ? - t-'^
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
PERSONAL. Mr. G. A. Kempton, M.L..C, will ar rive by Friday's train, 'and will ispeno a few days in the district. * ' ? : ?* . The Chief Secretary (Mr. J. M. Drew, M.L.C.} arrived by this morn ing's train, and is returning to Perth this evening. * Captain Bull, who is in cnargc .of j whaling activities at Point CloaJtes for I the Norwegian people, who are running I that enterprise, was first acquainted'! with Western Australia in 1913. when he took command of a fleet and factory at Albany, to which he brought his bride. .Captain Bull is one of the high-, est paid whaling: men in the world, 'and has compassed the seven seas in search of the spermaceti. He is an. authority without peer, and was for several years associated with Captain Larscn, the man who has led three expeditions to Boss Sea. ' ? * . * Detective -Sergeant L. O'Srien^ who uat in charge. of the Frcniantlc brancV of the CXD., for the past three years, died in the , St. John of God Hospital, . Subiaco, on Saturday mornin...
MELBOURNE'S MILK COLD STORAGE CARRIAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
MELBOURNE'S MILK COLD STORAGE CARRIAGE. To meet the milk delivery require ments of the Board of Health, a large Melbourne firm of milk carriers ha^ designed a novel vehicle capable o: bulk transport of cans from country depots to Melbourne at a temperature which will not be more than two de grees increase from the original tens perature as received from, the brine coal crs. This is a big advance on any mcthoJ yet adopted,- ,and should benefit cit- consumers. The vehicle, which is mounted on the , largest Reo -truck, consists of an outei steel casing, which surrounds a three ?? in-ih cork insulation. Fifty cans art carried on the floor, and the 'too£ on both sides is packed with ice, thus man ing a hugh ice chert. Many country milk depots are situat ed more than 50 miles f roia »M.elbournc, but it is claimed' that the truck will make the'avcrage delivery in less than two hours.