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PHASES OF THE MOON JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
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BABY CINEMA STAR IN OVER 100 FILMS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
BABY CINEMA STAR IX OVER 100 FILMS Little Miss Pearl Hay holds some thing of a record in the film industry. Although, -she has only just celebrated her sixth birthday, she has played in over a hundred British films. She started her career at tfec ago of two, when she won a beauty competition onen to all the children of Great Bri tain. A film producer saw her photo graph, and \^rotc to her mother, ask ing if she would allow her to appear in a film. Now Pearl is playing the part of a child 'ghost' in 'The Flying Squad,' the screen version of Edgar Wallace's play. When .Mr. Arthur Maude, the dir ector of tlie film, asked Pearl if she was- going to be a film star when she grew up, she showed no - superopti mism. Presumably, at the age of six she kuoxrs the pitfalls of the business even for those in it, for she answered with grave caution, 'I hope so!'
SALVATION ARMY THE LEADERSHIP PROBLEM London, January 7. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
SALVATION ARMY ^ ' THE LEADERSHIP PROBLEM London, January 7. Mystery continues to surround the whereabouts of General Brantwell Booth although it appears that he has left his home at South Wold. At the headauarters of the Salvation Army it is officially announced that there is no likelihood of his resigning the leadership before the meeting of the High Council as he docs not admit the charge that he is unfit to carry on the duties of the head of the Army. j It is not probable that he will attend j the Council meeting, but ho is a man of iron and it is just possible that he ?will make an effort to do so. i Women in England' spend £12,000, 000 yearly on silk or artificial silk stockings. Whilst England has 8,000 hosiery workers unemployed, she buys £4,000,000 wtorth of hosiery from i abroad. .v
THE FUNERAL New York, January 7. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
THE FUNERAL New York* January 7. ' To-day Jack Dempscy helped to lay the late Tex Biekard in a solid bronze casket costing £3,000. It weighed 2,200 lbs (alnipst a. tan), and was so hcaw that ten policemen and eight firemen were required to carry it xrom deceas ed 's home to |fhe hearse. ' ? Dempscy 's comment was that-' liick anl's end wa^ strangely unromantic for a man' who had dominated' turbulent Alaska in the wildest Jvlondyke days. Jack said that Kickard staked the first claim at Bonanzo -Creek with his Indian partner, Skcpkuin Jim. He first star* led' the sporting; world by piling 30,000 u,ollars . (£0,000) in gold pieces in a Js'c - vada store window for a prize fight. Only twice in his career did. he make guesses notably wrongs — he lost £20,000 iast summer in niatching Jinimy McLar nin and Sam Mandeli, and he dropi-ed £60,000 in the Tunney-Heeney battle. =
GERALDTON WEEK THE PROGRAMME [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
GERALDTON WEHC ^ THE PROGRAMME The programme for Geraldton Wcel^ ;^ commencing on Saturday, January -36,^ is as follcv.'s: — . vl Saturday, January 26 (unofficial) — *^ Morning. — Opening of Bowiing 9i*tir- *-'*^^ nament. - .?- jSH Afternoon. — First day of TTicftoria. -: '?'?;&?% District Turf Club'^ Annual Cqp.mBStr: : -S^t Evening. — A Championship Fight. ^--t-5 Sunday, January 27 (unofficial) — ~'~ :i^ Afternoon. — Beach Attractions: Bow- .;. ;-'M ing, Yachting and Swimming races* ^.: :? -r-v?. Evening — Open-air Concert 'isn'v^|a' i^ |-- EspLinade. *- '3 ^ -?i-.^ Monday, January 28 (Official Opening ^ Day)— ?% Morning. — Continuation' oi Bowiing .'-^l Tournament; Opening of Open Tennis ?- ? cNs Tournament, including Victoria District \';:'$. Championships; rowing regatta.; yaehfcv ^'fes ing races; swimming carnival;' child- ,?:|^ ren's beach sports. .-1^ Afternoon. — Second day of Victoria ' ?W District Turf Club's Annual Cop laeefcr o\5ft lBS- ?-/. /H Evening. — In the...
THE POLICEMAN'S LANTERN ELECTRICITY DISPLACES OIL [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
THE POLICEMAN'S LAN TERN ELECTRICITY DISPLACES OIL The policeman's 'bull's-eye' lan tern is a thing of the past in London. It was an oily, smelly contraption at the ?jcst, and the heat is generated was a source of discomfort to the con stable, who had to wear it at his belt for eight hours. It has been superseded by an electric lamp of greater illuminating power. A light, non-spillablc accumulator is used. Apparatus for recharging has been invented by a Scotland Yard en. gineer. There arc now about S/HH- 'of these lamps in use. A special cliargiug sta tion at Scotland Yard deals with the 16.000 accumulators. They are dis tributed daily by motor-vans. An ac cumulator is good for eight hours' continuous light. By twisting a dial the constable can have the light in a long beam or in diffusion. ' Every lantern in- the force is re plenished twice a week.
POSTAL CHARGES. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
POSTAL CHARGES. Letters. — Within tac Commonwealth and to all places in the British Empire, lid. per ounce. To all other places, 3d. for the first ounce and lid. each additional ounce. (The 801101? price 01 stamped envelopes is 3 for 5d, and - of registration envelopes 5Jd- each.) Letter Cards. — Within the Common wealth, single l§d., reply l*d- eadt half; to all places in the British Jin pire, single ljd. each. To all other places, single 3d. (The selling price of - letter cards is 2d. each.) Post Cards. — Within the Common wealth and to all places in the British Empire, single Id., reply Id. each. half. - To all other places, single lid-, reply '. l^d. each half. Commercial Papers — ~ithin the Com ?.'. mon wealth, -'New Zealand and Kji, Id. ' ? per 2ozs. To all other places Id. per 2 ounces with a i:'iniinuni of 3d. ? Weight within the Commonwealth up to 51bs., beyond the Commonwealth m- to 4*lbs. Patterns and Samples.— Within tiie Commonwealth and to all places in the British Emp...
CHRISTMAS TELEGRAMS WORK AT THE G.P.O Perth, January 8. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
CHRISTMAS TELEGRAMS WOJSK AT THE G.P.O 1 Perth. Januarv 8. Although a smaller staff has operate*! s and overtime and charges lawolved an; j almost the same, the figures' concerning J work in the Telegraph Department at the G.P.O. during the Christmas season jutt passed are* generally better than those of the corresponding period ot 1927.. Three days prior to Christinas Day were taken for, purports of com parison. On December 22, 1927,, 22,380 tele grams were handed at the local office, an dtraffic was cleared at ^, 2.5, ajn. the next day. On December'2r. 4s-28, 10, (5S3 telegrams were handlcitl and they were cleared at 3.45 a.m. the next day. December 23. 1927, saw 32^45 tele grams received ,and they vre&z cleared by 7.25 p.m. on December 24, and in 1928 25,162 messages were handled o- December 22 and cleared by 6.45 a.m. the next day. The big day during- .the recent holi days was December 24, when 44,487 messages were dealt with, and w/.1 cleared at 9,45 a.m. on Christmas D...
EASTERN WHEAT HARVESTS RUST REDUCES VICTORIAN YIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
EASTERN WHEAT HARVESTS BUST SEDUCES VICTQBIAN ?_,-' YIELD. - ; The K.S.W. Governm^JBt.^a^stieiaa has prepared, a forecast of . the wheat? harvest for the current season, which, places the yield, at approximately 48, 000.00.0 bushels. Due allowance has been made for areas in wJich theJcrop- failed entirely,:or were fed -&&.? ' ?'? ?;?'- The, estimated wheat - yield JEor' Vic toria' for the current harvest is '39^64,- rust in some districts, and this will.ie country, where the yields will be I lightest, the rainfall has been very! patchy. Tn some of the late sown, and j backward crops in other areas the effects of a dry period are marked by badly tipped heads. When good grow ing conditions wiere re-established in October there was a rapid spread of 490 bushels. Throughout the mallee duce the jaeld somewhat, but even then it should be double that of last year.
GERALDTON WEEK ATHLETIC SPORTS NOMINATIONS CLOSE ON FRIDAY [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
GERALDTON WEEK ATH LETIC SPORTS NOMINATIONS CLOSE ON FRIDAY to. ? ? - . — Pedestrians are reminded that nom inations for the Geraldton Week Ath letic Sports cloap on Friday next* The Club are catermg for boys under 17 years, and are putting on a champion ship for the the Victoria District. The entry fees are low and should encourage good nominations. Arrange ments for the meeting are well in hand and everything points to a successful gathering. The Hampshire county cricketer, B. P. H. Utley, will not play cricket again for his county. He has decided to enter the Benedictine Monastery at Ampleforth. He recently resigned his commission in the -.Royal Air Force. Utley is the sectfnd county crieketer to train for the priesthood this sum mer, the other being Parsons, the War wickshire player.
DEATH OF TEX RICKARD BIG BOXING PROMOTER TWO UNSUCCESSFUL OPERATIONS New York, January 7. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
DEATH OF TEX RICKARD ? -- ? . ? BIG BOXING PROMOTER TWO UNSUCCESSFUL OPERATIONS New York, January 7. Tex Biekard, the famous promoter of big boxing matches, died here yesterday, morning, after having undergone two operations for appendicitis. During the last ten years he tad sta-j; ed matches which attracted crowds from all oVer the wori/, his most successful venture being the second match between Jack Dempscy and Gene Tunney for the championship of the world at Soldiers' Field, Chicago, two years ago. To toe that match, 150,000 people paid £5(fy, 000. It was is 1906 that Biekard burst into the limelight, not applauded as a sensation, bnt ridiculed as a fool. i:c scorned his critics, however, and trium phed in his initial venture. The world was awaiting a niateh be tween Battling Nelson, leading cbaileu gcr ,and Joo Gans, negro - lightwcigut champion of the world. The boxers realised the demand, and complacently awaited, the highest bid for 4,i'e iiiu:cu front leading American citie...
AGONISING ORDEAL RETURNED SOLDIER'S FORTITUDE. Melbourne, January 5. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
AGONISING ORDEAL BETTJBNED SOLDIER'S FORTI TUDE. Melbourne, January 5. With his right leg badly fractured and crushed, John Milburn, a returned soldier, crawled for half a mile through thick scrub to his mixed farm at Nan garra, near Belgrave. The astonishing crawl took two hours, but Milburn struggled on with amazing ..fortitude. He had been riding half a mile from Nangarra when his horse stumbled and rolled on his right leg. Dragging himself into the Louse where he lives alone, Milburn man aged to get his gun and box of cart ridges and painfully collected chaff bags to make a bed. Lying on the bags he fired shot after shot in the hope of attracting attention. Tho nearest dwelling is half a mile away. The shots were heard by Mr. J. A. Chrichton, who investigated. After hav ing done all he could to relieve Mil burn, Mr. Chrichton telephoned to Bel grave, and a doctor covered the lfi miles of tortuous roads in 39 minutes. The doctor found that Milburn, un daunted by his suffering, ha...
LAWYER AND LAUGHTER FAMOUS INCIDENTS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
LAWYER AND LAUGHTER I'AMOuS INCED-iINTS A I'rench provcrjj has it that 'law- yers' houses are built of fools' heads.' Almost every country has two cherish ed and deathless possessions — a gibe at the mother-in-law and a growl at the lawyer. Jock the butcher, one or Jack Cade's henchmen, proposed: — 'The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers.' Jack indicated that this piece of diversion was in his pro gramme, because he once set his seal to a document, and was never his own man since. Over against the supposed unpopu larity of lawyers must be set the re deeming virtue that many of them possess a fine sense of humour, and have brightened existence for their clients by placing on record many capital stones of judges. The latest contributor to this oranch of litera ture is no less than Lord Shaw of Dunferniliue, a. lord of appeal and lord advocate for Scotland. His book is not exclusively concerned with law, tor it is in some sort a kind of auto biography, and includes excursion...
LOCAL & GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
LOCAL & GENERAL Shipping Movements. — The following vessels were within range of the Ger aldton radio station to-day.: — Ballarat, Comorin, Kyogle, Banybyrn, Phorus, Bonda, Kingsbrough, City of Osaka. To Tennis Club's.— Don 't purchase your tennis balls spasmodically.' Come and sec us. We make special prices for all clubs, thus you save money. AH makes and all 'prices up to the very best tournament lines, and everything at Perth prices at Guscott's Sporting Depot. — Advt. Vaudeville at Northampton. — Picture patrons at the above centre, in addition to seeing a f»rst:rate photopiay1 on Sat urday next, will be treated to twenty minutes of Excellent vaudeville, consist ing of singing, dancing and patter by Jack Hqlman, comedian. / ^—— ^^ ? ? Population Statistics.— The estimated population of Australia is now 6,310,000, consisting of 3,228,912 males and 3,081, 541 females. The net increase for the year was 111,463. In Victoria ami Tasmania there is a preponderance or women who ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
(PHONE 253 Day and Night) (BOX 75) 1 TERRIFIC TIMBER EXPLOSION ? AT -. R. JOSEPH'S , FURNITURE ARCADE. GERALDTON Has novr started a TIMBER YARD, -and can supply JARRAH, OREGON, SHELVING, DOORS, WINDOWS, FLOORING BOARDS. Special Prices for Truck Lots. Bolts, Nails, Hinges, Wire Netting, Piping and Fittings, CHEAPEST. IN AUSTRALIA SPECIAL NEW YEAR OFFERS ! f ?? ' ' * ' % THE CLIFTON BEDROOM SUITE ? £14:17:6 THE DESMOND BEDROOM SUITE ? £16:17.6 ICE CHESTS — £4:10:0 and £5:5:0 ICE BOXES — £3:5:0 The Ideal 3-Piece MOQUETTE SUITE ? £19:19:0 Sewing Machines ? Latest Styles Ordinary Drophead Tredle ? £17:10:0 Automatic Drophead Tredle ? £21:10:0 Electric Driven Cabinet Model ? £25:0:0 When Comparing our Prices we would also like you to compare the (Quality of Manufacture. All our Furniture is produced by Expert Craftsmanship in Geraldtpn. N. & W. UREN, CABINET. MAKERS &. PICTURE FRAMERS Phone 106 Marine Terrace Frigidaire Refrigerators for FOR EVERY HOME DELCO LIGHTING PLANT...
The Geraldton Guardian & Express TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 1929. ITALY AND AUSTRALIA [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
TUESDAY, JANUARY' 8, 1929. ITALY AND AUSTRALIA Certain recent incidents in 'Australia have had the effect unhappily enough^ of directing the atention of the^talian Fascist press upon this country,. and of inflaming Italian public opinion against Australia. The incidents in themselves have been of a relatively trivial nature, and at any other time, and in any other circumstances ^would have been accepted overseas for. *vhat they were — domestic incidents of very little con cern. It happens, however, that Aus tralia has recently been obliged to limit' the number of Southern European im migrants accepted in each year, and further that Italy is, at the moment in a bellicose and somewiat brittle mood. The conscqaenccs of these purely . do mestic happenings may therefore con-, ccivably be more serious than their face value would appear to justify. The incidents to whfch strong and bitter exception has been taken by the Fascist Press arc sufficiently trivial to provoke a smile over so much...
NORTHAMPTON NOTES January 7. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
NORTHAMPTON NOTES January 7. The holiday season has come anrl , gone and we can settle down to our va- . rious occupations with a zeal to obtain f r.om 1929 results bettering those of the j doDartcd -rear. A more than usually I gay Christmas favoured our little 'Wwl-.. j indicative possibly oi the harvesting of | the crops of an excellent season, but al though jollity prevailed, no desorder marred the festivities. On Christmas Eve the annual bazaar, in, aid of the funds of the Methodist j Church was held at the King's Hal!, j with its accompanying Christmas Tree ; for the children. The event was splen- ; didly organised by the Rev. J. C. Lunc?, and the following ladies assisted ir. various capacities: — Children's Toy.?: llrs Davidson and Miss Griffiths; fancy stall, Mrs. Bennett and 'Miss L, Cook; toy stall, Misses Kosser and J. Cook; soft drinks stall, Mrs. E. A. Teakle an-« the Misses Teakle; produce stall, Mrs. D. J. Teakle; sweet stall, Mrs. Bridge man and the Mis?«s Bridgeman;...
BOWLING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
\ BOWLING NOTES. (By Backhand.) A meeting .of the Howlijig Ci^ij vra.s J of the Ueraldton Bowling Ciub w»i j held at the Club House last JbViu-.iv J in the absence of i'resident and Vic-1 I JL'resideul, Mr. W. \V. Trigg presiucii M.T. H. Dunn was elected1 a cuuniry uici.l tier, ilf. Truseott wrote lenderiuji i:i.s resignation from, his official position -a the club, but still letamed lus ;:uhuoui - ship. iir. W. 'irigg was appomtea to his plate oe t be fctltfrfcioar *GeminirteD and JVlr. L. J. Chapman as vice presidem Mr. lianuau on the Carnival Committee. Mr. H. Mills was elected to the selction committee during the abcense of W. Bennett. Messrs. Dix and Gershen wore appointed an entertainment committee. Mr. Wheat donated a trophy for con solation pairs to be played uurlng the coming carnival. The Alateh Committee were instruct ed to proceed with the following even's (Singles Championship, B (irade tit-igk'-s, E/ectric light Singles and I'riirs. All bowlrs who desire to take pavt i...