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THE GATE FIGURES NEARLY A RECORD Melbourne, January 5. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
THE GATE FIGURES NEA3RIVST A RECORD ATnThmimn. .Tanuarv 5. The attendance was again very satis factory, 18,106 people passing -through the turnstiles .while the takings were £1,004/11/-. The -totals from day to day are as follow:-— First day, attendance 63,247, £6,023/5/-; second day, 62,250, £5,927 11/-; third day, 31,455, £2l353/lS/-: fourth* day. 28,345, £2,279/2/-; . fifth day, '33,663, £2,«75/19/-; sixth day, 25. 393, £1,907/12/--; seventh day, 18,106*, £1,094/11/-; total attendance 262,5G7. £22,628/4/G! The world's record figure.? of the test match in Melbourne in Janu arv, 1925, which lasted seven days, ara, attendance 239,175, ^receipts, £22, 638/4/6.
SPLENDID WHEAT CERTIFICATED CARGOES FROM GERALDTON [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
SPLENDID WHEAT m CERTIFICATED CARGOES FROM GERALDTON i So far the Co-operative Wheat Pool has. partly \Joadel, from -Geraldton, five ; vessels. The m.s. Lionel sailed for Fremantle on December 5 to top up, and carried 4,883 tons of wheat — 59,749 ? bags. The s.s. Tasmania Maru proceed ed to Fremantle on December 10, witi-. 3,574. tons — 13,464 bags aboard: The | s.s .Nankwa Maru sailed for Fremantle j on December 15 with 4,738 tons — 57,51- ! bagi of wheat. The s.*s. Arna left 6n | December 31, also taking S,SC2 tons — i 47,237 bags. The s.s. Farnaalc sailct on January 5, with 5,056 tons — 61,77- bags. These vessels after fuliy loading at Fremantle sailed for India. All the vessels loaded by the Co-operative Wheat Pool this season at Geraldton. were under the supervision of the Ag ricultural Department, and each sailed with a Government certificate for weight and quality. This procedure is always followed by the Wheat Pool Trustees when vessels are loaded for Japan, India and Africa...
SLEUTHS OF THE SKY STARS SEEN 140,000,000 LIGHT YEARS AWAY [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
SIEU3HS OF THE SKY STARS SEEN 140,060,000 LIGHT YEARS AWAY If the irtea of an American astrono mer, Professor Sitchey, proves *o be practical, astronomical telescope mir rors six times larger than1 the giant JOOin. disc possessed by Mount Wilson .Observatory, in California, will be con structed. ? Their influence on astrono mical science will be almost as ; pro found as when Galileo first. used nis telescope. ? ? . '...'«??' Then no more than about ten thoun and' stars were known. ? Galileo's erude instrument at once revealed ten times this Juiinber. With the modern astrp nomical telescope and .; photographic camera replacing the human, eye,'?' a billion stars have foeeit x«vealedi . ^EJ«?-' tween. , 1900 - and .1925 .; «*VentyA -iifew comets /were noted. : ' . '??' - . ? In 1869 the largest telesfcbge- objecv tive had a diameter of 25 infcfces. The instrument installed in Yerkeg- Obser- vatory, Chicago, has an -objective of 41 1-3 inches. The production of- /'these great sleuthhoun...
FACTORIES AND SHOPS REGISTRATIONS MUST BE RENEWED [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
FACTORIES AND SHOPS ^ . ? REGISTRATIONS MUST BE RENEWED The Chief Inspector of Factories no tifies, occupiers of factories., shops an:! warehouses that all regist'-n:»iris inu'er the Factories and Shops Aer, lS2n, ex pired on December 31 last, and that all applications to renew registration luurt be submitted within thirty days from that date. The necessary forms for ^.pplica'.iop to register or renew registration are ob tainable of the office of the Ciief In spector, Perth, and at the' Police Sta tions in all other districts. Sb.-v-k«-ep- ers and occupiers of factories and ware ^i%ses a.jp warned ?tt failure t,o r;gis * »m' j£ renew r'^ptrfitipu V'nder3 The C«&f Inspector particularly de sires to draw attention to the inct' that his office is now situ..-te-l at 5*5 Jatn-;.-- street, in rear of the Traffic Department (the old Water Supply Department Bui dings).
AMUSEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
AMUSEMENTS. — ? -? v ? To-Night 's Excellent Programme — . . . 1. 'West of Broadway''— FrTscilla Dean and Arnold Grey. 2. 'Home -Cures!' — Two-reel Comedy ? 3. 'The Wright Idea' — Johnny, Hines and Louise Lorraine : At the Piano :: :: :: Mr. Fred Spargo! Johmny Hines Comedy— 'The Wright Idea.' If you like light whines and cheer take a- trip beyond the; three-mile limit with jolly Johnny! Hines. The1 commodore of Comedy sails right through deep water and hign waves of laughter into the land of ro mance. Hop aboard. At the King's to-night. 'West of Broadway'— . The West that was and the West that is, with kniekered cowpunchefs and cat tle-dotted golf links, six-shooters .and ukeleles provides the background for Priscilla Dean's delightfC feature 'West of Broadway,' screening to night . ' Priday Night's Attractions— 'The Heart of Maryland,' a Wai ner Brothers classic, and 'Burnt lin gers,' starring Eileen Percy. and Geo. CHara, will be screened! on Friday. ?' Sunrise' is Superb— If eve...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
RACES RACES RACES Gefaldtoa Cup Meeting ^ JANtTABT 26~and 26, 1929 NOMINATIONS close for all events with the Secretary, Victoria Hotel, on MONDAY NEXT (January 14), at '6 p.m. ?' , J. J. BROWN, See. MeetingB Following — . Northampton: February 4; Yalgoo: February 9. Municipality of Geraldtoh ANNUAL LICENSER. J*HE ANNUAL LICENSE FEES for the following are now due, and should be paid at the Council Cham bers, Eleanor Street, Geraldton on or before January 31, 1929: — ; Hawkers, Dairymen, Milk Vendors, Boarding Houses, Private Hospi tals, Offensive Trades and' Cows. Proceedings will be taken against persons engaged in any of the above mentioned businesses, who fail to pro cure a license before . 3 1st January, 1929. D. E. MOFFATT, Town Clerk. Fhe Factories and Shops Act 1920 v QCCUPIERS of Factories, Shops and Warehouses are hereby notified that every registration under the above named Act expired on the 31st Decem ber, 1928. Applications to renew registration Eire required to be submi...
YACHTING [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
YACHTING (By 'Thin End') Extras were in mothballs on Sunday I afternoon, when in a strong breeze, j seven competitors faced the sta.rter in ! the contest for the J. J. Eyan trophy. AM ' the boats sported their smallest sails, ' and it took auite a deal of uersuason i to coax some new heroes to add to the various crewe. ! Prior to the start Co-Re was unfor- ' tunate enough to carry away a thwart, but the damage was speedily repairer!, and she was well there when the flags , were fluttering. Kowena and Salome were on the limit mark of five minutes, the former obtaining the better start, but the Salome the windward berth. Two minutes later Bitza and Quest weie let loose., and after a . similar interval lone left Co-Eo to halve the time be fore Gaiety left the line. Cold Showers A fast passage was made to the first buoy, where Eowena had left Salome astern, and with the wind aft, the tri angle after a 'successful jibe skated along like a speed boat. lone, Gaiety and Co-Ke were providing...
CHAPTER OF MISFORTUNES TWO FATAL ACCIDENTS GERALDTON WOMAN LOSES MOTHER AND DAUGHTER [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
CHAPTER OF MISFOR TUNES TWO FATAL ACCIDENTS GEBALDTON WOMAN XXJSES MOTHER AND DAUGHTER On Friday, December 21, about -'5 p.m., Marjorie Layton (6|), of Bobin* son-avenue, Perth, while- crossing tho. Horseshoe Bridge, Perth, was knocked down by a motor truck, driven fey John W. j&illanc. She sustain'cd a fractur. wi sVnU and w.is wmnved to tlip. Child ren's Hospital, where she died last Sa'.:, urday. F.our days later the grand-' mother of the child, Mrs. Lucy Chap man (54), with whom tnc -child resided, as a result of a collision between two motor cars, at the intersection of JVew castlc and Lake-streets. Porth, about 1.20 pjn., was conveyed to the Perth Hospital, suffering from sliook and in ternal ihjurie;. She 'died ia the host pital yesterday morning. Airs. Chapman -was the mother of Mrs. Layton, of Geraldton, who /resides wit^i' her husband, an employe in Bell ana Co.'s Garage, at 2S Sno^don-rtrecr. Marjorie was Mrs. Layton *s. fourth, child, andwas sent to Perth nMtcatf...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
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OUR SPORTING LETTER Perth, January 7. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
OUR SPORTOIG LETTER (By 'lK-cbieL'- Perth. January 7. . The Goodwood Doncaster is next Saturday's big attraction. The race ?will be run in two divisions. Scotch ;Al*iy and Cerimon will probably be re . handicapped. Horses well treated arc Columbanj Kilreid, and fioseburn in the first race, and Peggy Poet, and 'i Indian Sage in the second. ' The Cup carnival, which concluded on' Saturday, was remarkable for con-' sistent form, which is seldom in evi dence at the proprietary course. Ceri mon, Lord Beggar, Hint, Kilreid, Axe tuff, -and Good Hope were a half-dozen ?who were always in the van, while tte Cup .winner, Jemidar, gave a taste ra£ his quality in each start. During the four days' racing £14,350 -was . distributed in stakes. Ex-digger D. T. McClure, owner of the Cup win ner collected £2,380, and Mr. Jack Win terbottom is second on the list with £1,325. Mr. E. Lee- Stcere, chairman of the W.A.T.C. committee gathered in £1,300 and Dr. Ambrose and Mr. Mor ris Edwards £1,157. Don Cu...
LUCKY BAY EXCELLENT FISHING RESORT [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
LUCKY BAY EXCELLENT FISHING RESORT Situated, about 78 miles from Gerald- ton by the coast road, or 47 miles north of Northampton, Lucky Bay is reputed to be one of the best fishing resorts in the Victoria Destrict. &nbsp; Recently, a party consisting of Messrs. J. Pond, R. Rees (Clerk of Courts), H. &nbsp; McNeill and Son (Arrio), J. Truscott (Midland Junction), K. Webb, J. Shev- lin, F. Smith, and S. Pond, Jr., went on a fishing expedition there and in addi- tion to large quantities of fish, gather- &nbsp; ed half a ton of oysters. Leaving Geraldton on a Saturday, they arrived at Lucky Bay that night, and commenced fishing early the follow- &nbsp; ing morning. they found there was an abundance of snapper, myrtle-cod king fish and other varieties for good- line fishing. The party averaged 10lb. &nbsp; of fish per day for food purposes, and returned with a barrel full of fish. &nbsp; Lucky Bay itself is an ideal camping resort, there be...
CANNA NEWS. January 4th. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 8 January 1929
CANNA NEWS: (By Our Correspondent). January 4th. Heavy downpours of rain at Canna totalled 2u'7 points, and benefited this dam to the extent of four feet. Tliv Weather has been extremely hot for l he past few days, the highest registra tion being 114 in the shade. Many j birds fell dead, and a few bats also j suffered, strange to say. lleport ? from Morcwa and Pinthar iika say that the districts around bene fited by 3* inches. This rain has de laved the end of the harvest a littl.-, but it has, at the same' time, done & lot of good by replenishing dams. Tanks under roofing are full, and soaks arc filled to normal. The rain was a very welcome New Year's gift. I'indcwa and South Downs Pastoral Company are still: stripping-, but Oil rest of the farmers have nearly all fin ished, and most of the distant wheat carting is completed. There have been three accidents about Gutha and Pintharuka lately as the result of drivers catching their fing ers in the drum of the machine. Am puta...
ASTRONOMICAL SUNRISE AND SET. FOR MONTH OF JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 9 January 1929
ASTRONOMICAL SUNRISE AND SET. FOR MONTH OF JANUARY. Following are the hours or ?unriS3 and sunset based on figures kindlv supplied by the Government Astrono mer (Mr. H. B. Curlewis) for the longi tude and latitude of Gcraldton: — Sunrise Sunset Sunrise Sunset 1 5.26 7.25 17 5.38 7.25 2 5.26 7.25 18 5.39 7.25 3 5.27 7.25 19 5.40 7.25 4 5.28 7.25 | 20 5.41 7.25 5 5.2S 7.25 | 21 5.42 7.24 6 5.29 7.26 22 5.43 7.24 7 5.29 7.26 23 5.44 7.24 ! 8 5.30 7.26 24 5.44 7.23 ] 9 5.31 7.26 25 5.45 7.23 ! 10 5.32 7.26 J 2-- 5.46 7.22 11 5.33 7.20 | 27 5.47 7.22 12 5.34 7.26 2S 5.48 7.22 13 5.35 7.26 29 5.49 7.21 14 5.36 7.26 30 5.50 7.21 15 5.37 7.26 31 5.51 7.20 Ifi OS 7.25
GERALDTON WEEK THE PROGRAMME [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 9 January 1929
GERALDTON WEEK THE PROGRAMME The programme for Gcraldton Week, commencing on Saturday, January 26, ? is as follows: — ' : Saturday, January 26 (unofficial) — Morning. — Opening of Bowling Tour nament. Afternoon. — First day of Victoria District Turf Club's Annual Cup meet ing. Evening. — A Championship Fight. Sunday, January 27 (unofficial) — Afternoon. — Beach Attractions: Row ing, Yachting and Swimming races.' Evening — Open-air Concert on tJfs Esplanade. Monday, January 28 (Official Opening Day)— Morning. — Continuation of Bowling Tournament; Opening .of Open Tennis Tournament, including Victoria District Championships; rowing regatta; yacht ing races; swimming carnival;' child ren's beaeh sports. Afternoon. — Second da/ of Victoria District Tuxf Club 'a Annual Gup meet ing. Evening. — In the Town HalL 'The Chimney Corner,' a domestic drama in two acts, preceded by a musical med ley. Tuesday, January 29 — Afternoon. — Beach sports for child ren; Continuation of tournaments; Free ...
A SYDNEY BANDIT TRAM CONDUCTOR HELD UP DEMAND FOR MONEY Sydney January 8. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 9 January 1929
A SYDNEY BANDIT TRAM CONDUCTOR HELD UP DEMAND FOE, MONEY Sydney, January- 8. Ernest Stapleton, a tram conductor, reported to the police that 'he was held up by an armed and masked man early this morning at Ya*ra Bay, La Pewrase. He said the man appeared to be des perate and wanted money. Stapleton left his tram to operate a time clock, and1 as he reached the clock the armed man emerged . from the shadows and held a revolver to his head. The con ductor threw up his hands* and the arm ed man felt inside his money bag but obtained nothing. There was a small amount of money in the pouches of the bag, but the man did not detect' it. He said disgustedly: 'You've got no thing. Get along.' At this stage the tram driver appear ed, and the armed man said to him: 'Stand back or you'll be in too.' The driver and the conductor return ed to the tram and drove away. At the nearest telephone box they called the police. A wireless jjatrol hurried to the spot, but the search for the ban dit was fruit...
BLESSINGS OF SLEEP A DOCTOR'S PLEA CHIEF NOURISHER IN LIFE'S FEAST. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 9 January 1929
BLESSINGS OF SLEEP A DOCTOR'S PLEA CHIEF NOtTEISHEE IN UTE'S FEAST. 'If you can only go to sleep it is as good as raiding the larder, or per haps, even better.' This was the keynote of the lecture delivered by Dr. Stella Churchill, of the London County Hospital, at tho Institute of Hveiene, where she ioust ed at many preconceived notions. Could not, she asked, a league b« founded for the abolition of the breakfast bell? All persons should be allowed to sleep as long as the- could provided they went to bed early enough. When sleep became impera-. tive, they should go to bed. The less one ate, however, the less one wanted to sleep, for, as Shakespeare had written, sleep was 'the chief nourish er in life's feast'; or, as the French put it, 'qui dort, dine.' Comfort. Sleep should be quiet, sound, and undisturbed. When darkness fell animals wanted to sleep, whereas hu mans often went to night cluba. Quiet, darkness, warmth, and a com fortable bed were the requisites for sleep, and the la...
SWIMMING TO WORK ENERGY NOT ENOUGH. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 9 January 1929
SWIMMING TO WORK ENERGY NOT ENOUGH. Because he had been refused a job j on the ground that he wits ' ' too old at ; sixty,' a middle-aged American of j sixty-two has just swum six times ac- J ross the Ohio River and wound up this ; performance with a little sprint oi j twelve miles down-stream. And if . the English Channel had been a littlo \ nearer he would perhaps have crossed j that, too, under his own power and as proof that three-seore years is no evl- ; dence of impaired activity. Unf or. '. tunately, the available accounts of his i exploit do not say what sort of job he j wanted; we are only told that while j he swam to and fro on his back over j the broad bosom of the Ohio he held t 'a newspaper above the water in one j hand and .handkerchief in the oilier,' j a feat which, after all, cannot be very ; ofteu required in the strict course of i commercial or professional life. ! As far as the Ohio is concerned the performer is certainly right in the swim of things, but witn rue...
ROMANCE OF RUBBER SUBSTITUTE FOR BReAD CRUMBS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 9 January 1929
ROMANCE OF RUBBER SUBSTITUTE FOK BREAD CKUMliS. Air. B. D. W. Luff, lecturing to the Liverpool section of the Society of Chemical Industries at Liverpool Uni versity, on 'The Rubber Industry,' showed by slides the manner of ob taining rubber from latex, and explain ed that when it was at first desired to introduce plantation rubber, as dis tinct from the wild variety, Sir ITfiiry Wickham, who died quite recently, w,ent up the Amazon and collected 70,000 seeds. The problem was to get them home. The difficulty was how ever overcome and from that day the industry had. developed by leaps and bounds, but notwithstanding thc ad vantages of plantation cultivation they had never quite equalled the wild Brazil rubber. ?'- The name rubber was bestowed on account of the discovery by Ptiestley that it enjoyed superiority over bread crumbs for rubbing out pencil marks from paper. For years it was impossible to imi tate the operations of the natives in ?waterproofing material, font the vari ous d...
RISKS OF STEEPLEJACKS A FATHER'S SACRIFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 9 January 1929
RISKS OF STEEPLEJACKS — ? - A FATHER S SACRIFICE. 'This man gave his son a chance of saving his life by sacrificing his own,' said Mr. Wellington, the coroner, at an inquest at Gloucester on William John Masters, aged 57, of Union street, Gloucester, a steeplejack who was killed by a fall from a chimney stack. Henry Masters, a son, said they were working by moonlight at the top of the chimney, when his father shout, ed. 'Go down, George, it's not safe.' He had nearly reached the bottom when his father called, 'Look out, she is coming,' and part of the chimney fell. Mr. Wellington: Your father could have saved his owu life if he had comt- down and left you there? The Son: Yes. He gave his life fo* me* A verdict of accidental death was re turned.