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TABLE TYRANNY THE HORROR OF HEAVY MEALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 9 January 1929
TABLE TYRANNY THE HORROR OF HEAVY MEALS. Miss Ellen Wilkinson, M.P., respond ing for the guests at the thirty-first exhibition dinner of the Universal Cook cry and Food Association, held at the Grosvenor Restaurant, Park-lano, Lon don, said that cooking in England was dominated bv the Victorian male. 'He felt,' she said, 'that he was not being fed unless he had really heavy meals. He bequeathed us the horror of the bacon and egg breakfast. Modern man hardly likes to plead for an omelette and coffee for fear of be ing thought unmanly- The wife is afraid not to give him solid English fare for fear of his relations. 'The best-fed and healthiest people are the bachelors of both sexes, who arc able to do their own cooking, and eat in secret the light meals which they really enjoy. The greatest revolution ary forces in British eooking arc the woman who is slimming and the wo man who is busy. Slimming makes' even tho mildest woman brave enough to stand up to her husband's relations and ins...
SHARK ATTACKS FIJIAN FRIGHTFUL INJURIES INFLICTED VICTIM SUCCUMBS Sydney, January 8. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 9 January 1929
SHARK ATTACKS Fiji AN FRIGHTFUL INJURIES IN FLICTED VICTIM SUCCUMBS Sydney, January S. Details of an attack by a huge shark upon a Fijian at Suva last -week were ' given by passengers on the Moeraki, ! which reached Sydney last night. On j the day before the steamer sailed a I Fijian in a canoe invited the passen gers to throw a coin on the top of a shark basking on the surface. One oi the passengers obliged and the na tive jumped upon the shark and re claimed the coin. The shark was startled and made off. An hour be fore the Moeraki left the wharf the next day the tables were turned upon the same native in the presence of more than 100 passengers who lined the rails of the steamer. Soon after the native had dived for a coin there was a com motion many feet below the surface, and the -water immediately took on. a reddish tint. It became evident that the Fijian had been attacked by a shark. He fought gallantly for his life, but on his coming to the surface his arms and his riffht but...
JAPANESE CUSTOMS A LAND OF COURTESY POLICE POLITENESS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 9 January 1929
JAPANESE CUSTOMS A LAND OF COURl'ESY^I^ . ? 1 - |~1|g POLICE POLITENESS. 'f^Vf There are no mere guests in JagooL. Each of them is 'the honoeali^ guest.' Etiquette demands thati*1*ia» making a call one must bring a. 3*n|p sent — a piece of soap, a spongls cadt^ a silk handkerchief, or a dorea.~er eggs, are what ordinary fjjk pxeaoS| Bowings, prostrations, pleadings ^M apologies are profuse and e!aboEiie| Tea is given the visitor, .but tiie fak tess assures her thai it is nbt £t 1st human consumption. Depreciation S» rampant. When' the ceremony is wo*1 the guest declares,. 'HoHorabie, extfr will perform,' and wien she leaves the maid gives her 'what, cake is left over from |he tea as a token of gn£ tudc for the visit. - A banquet goes torn from 5 o'clock till midnight. y»«^- ^jj gcisha dancing, but no - toasfs^** ^*8 speeches. The host prostrates fc«nw*» --*V before each important guest ani ~^ drinks his health. There is so xamem ~^% drinking of native wine that some «f *T tiie guest...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 9 January 1929
THE 'MAJESTIC' LOOSE LEAF BINDER ^fjfr' It is very strong and durable and has the advantage of holding two o? 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 ccstion 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. ZN STOCK IN THE FOLLOWING SIZES: Size of Leaf: 71ns. z 101ns.; llins. x 12ins; 13ins. z 131ns. HALF BOUND LEATHER, CORDUROY SIDES (as illustrated.) ? Full Particulars on Application to — . GERALDTON NEWSPAPERS LTD. GERALDTON i ? —^———i i j MILLARS TIMBER AND TRADING COMPANY WE SERVE YOU BETTER JARRAH, OREGON', JOINERY, ALL BUILDERS' HARDWARE, RIPOLIN CAR PAINTS, VARNISHES, BLUNDELL'S OILS AND STAIN- I ERS, TAYLORITE JODELITE, MALTHOID ROOFINGS, CARTRIDGES, RIFLES, GUNS, WIRE NAILS, CEME...
VICTORIAN RACING GREATER CONTROL URGED SUGGESTED INTRODUCTION OF TOTALISATORS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 9 January 1929
VICTORIAN^RACING GREATER CONTROL URGED SUGGESTED INTRODUCTION OF TOTALISATOES Stany proposals for the closer super vision x-£ horse racing and the limitation of certain kind& of race meet ings are made to the Legislative Coun cil in the report of the Select Commit tee which was appointed to investigate the conditions under which racing is conducted in Victoria, states a message received from- Melbourne. Believing that horse racing and pony racing should be controlled by one authority, the eomniittee recommends that the Vms torian Racing Club should be appointed the supreme authority on racing in the State. It also recommends that the number of pony meetings should be, re duced and that proprietary race clubs should be obliged cither to resolve into ordinary race clubs or that franchises granted to proprietary clubs should be cancelled. The introduction of the tor alisator is favoured, but the committee recommends that no action be taken to abolish bookmakers. It recommends, ...
BUSY BEES GOOD WORK AT GERALDTON RACECOURSE [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 9 January 1929
BUSY BEES GOOD WORK AT GERALD ?TON RACECOURSE (By 'Bang') I have had a lot to do at various times with^busy bcec. For the first ' few weeks everyone is enthusiastic; ! then there is. a gradual dwindling awi'.y until you are left aloneyi and the job is only half finished. But now I won!.; like to pray a tribute to a splendid body of sportsmen in Geraldtonj who have formed themselves into a buy bee, and for the past two years have not missed a single SuMay morning in beautifying and impro^gg 'tJhc new racie«-ourse.rTh« men comprising' this splenaid body aev? Messrs. L*n Shepheard, Joe O'Connor, Dick Cody, J. J. Br.oxrn, G. Fielder, 1L Pa:s, S. Kaniage, N. Eamagc, S. Hutcfc iuson, S. Mullins, N. Sheelcy, J. Brown rigg, A. Weatherall, Fred Watson a»t S. Chisholm. They have, by their efforts saved tho club considerably over two hundred pounds. It is mainly to bring before the sport ing people .of Geraldton and districts the splendid worth of these good sporrs that has prompted me to writ...
ALLEGED ABDUCTION THE WOODMAN-MITCHELL CASE ACCUSED COMMITTED FOR TRIAL Perth, January 9. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 9 January 1929
ALLEGED ABDUCTION THE WOODMAN-MITCHELL; CASE ACTJUSED COMMITTED TOB, TEIAX. Perth, . January 9. In the City Police Court yesterday, Mr. H. D. Mosely, P.M., continued the hearing of the case in which Herbert E. Mitchell, manager for an insurance company, i? charged with having, on December 10, unlawfully deprived Elaine Urna Woodman, of Swanbournc, of her. personal liberty, by carrying- her away^ifcn, a, motor car against her wilL, SergefcSt Buttle prosecuted and 4fr. A.'i C. Muir appeared for the accused, -who pleaded not guilty. In giving evidence Mitchell implied that Miss Woodman wqs a consenting party in going for the drive. He cate gorically denied Miss Woodman's evi dence concerning her requests for him , to let her out, and; her threat to jump out on the Causeway. 'I have never used a rude expression to a woman in my life,5 he declarer, when refuting Miss Woodman's state ment that he had threatened to remove iis clothing. When the car approacd cd the Belmont Bacccoursc, Miss ...
MACHINES BEATEN CALIFORNIA'S CHAMPION MILKMAID CHALLENGE TO ALL COMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 9 January 1929
MACHINES BEATEN CALIFORNIA'S CHAMPION MILKMAID CHAIiKNGE TO at.t. COMERS. ' California boasts two young women who have achieved championships ia widely divergent lines. One is Helen Wills, champion woman tennis player of the world. The other is Ina Leslie, 17 years old, champion milkmaid of Southern California for the past two years. Miss Leslie successfully defended her title In milking contests held re ehtly at the 'XSiT'lS'lfjjeles 'county fair. She easily bested all competitors. From time to time she has appeared at county fairs outside the State of California, but there is an alarmingly small number of girls wQio can even hope to 'compete with ner. There was a time when the nation's farms were dotted with adept milkmaids. Since the advent of farm machinery, includ ing automatic milking devices, the art of hand milking has declined. Milk maids arc getting more and more scarce each year. Her Conviction. Miss Leslie scorns mechanical com* petition. She has demonstrated . that she ...
AIRMAN FALLS THREE MILES AMAZING ESCAPE FROM DEATH [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 9 January 1929
AIRMAN FALLS THREE MILES AMAZING ESCAPE FROM DEATH An English test-pilot, whose name ia not disclosed for service reasons ,has had an amazing escape from death,. He was testing a new all-metal Bris tol Bulldog flighting 'plane, when, in mid-air, he became dizzy and lost con sciousness. The aeroplane began to dive earth? ward at a speed which increased until the machine was rushing downwards, at 300 miles an hour. After lie had plunged down, for 15,^ OOOfeet (nearly three .miles) the air- « man regained his senses, and automati cally p'ulled the machine out of its dive. His mind was a. blank as to what had been happening during his fall, but. feeling normal again, he continu ed his tests, and did not land for some time. When his automatically-recording 1 altimeter was examined the story of I what might have proved a death-dive ' was clearly told. | The j-en of the recorder had traced, in line, that headlong plunge for 1 three miles.
MAURETANIA'S RECORD "SOME SPEED BOAT!" [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 9 January 1929
MAURETANIA'S RECORD 'SOME SPEED BOAT!' The Mauretania, by her arrival at the Ambrose Lightship at 4.54 p.m. yesterday (says the 'Daily Mail' oi September 22) beat by 43 minutes her own world's record for the Atlantic crossing from Cherbourg to New York, making the passage in 5 days 2 honrs and 34 minutes, covering' 3096 miles at an average speed of 25-26 knots. Her 619 passengers, the majority of whom were tourists, showered con gratulations' on Captain M'Neil ana Chief Engineer *Cockburn. '? Guess this 1b some speed boat!' they com mented. -' The Mauretania was launched exact ly 22 years ago yesterday, at 5 p.m
THE ROAD BEHIND THE TREES [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 9 January 1929
THE ROAD BEHIND THE TREES (By 'Norbar') Boojabarec homestead stood on the crest of a .slight elevation, and, from her position on the verandah, Nancy Day could see all the country round. She looked about her with disinter ested eyes. Down in the west paddock the harvester tut great lanes through the closely packed wheat stalks; from where s»he stood sho could distinctly hear the rattle of the machine. Soon it would stop and the boys come troop ing in for the evening meal. Away beyond the paddocks a line of salmon gums waved their feathery tops in the afternoon breeze; already the westerine sun turned their shivery leaves into silvery blades of light. But Nancy had no interest in the, scone spread before her; she had looked on such from her childhood, and, she told herself, she was sick of them. Beyond the trees lay the road that led to the siding, and it was on this that Nancy's thoughts now dwelt. To ?' morrow for the last time she hoped, she would be travelling along that road tow...
HAIL AND FIRE INSURANCE DAMAGE TO CROPS BIG LIST OF CLAIMS Perth, January 9. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 9 January 1929
HAIL AND FIRE INSUR ANCE DAMAGE TO CROPS BIG LIST OF CLAIMS Perth, January 9. ' Insurance companies have sustained heavy losses as a result of a severe* hailstorm which passed through the wheat belt on December 31. Prom Pith ara td Newdegate, through Merrediit and the East Beverley districts, the storm left in its train a long list of insurance claims. It is estimated that nearly 300 farms were affected. Inquiries in insurance circles to-day show that figures so far as insurance on crops against hail were concerned were better than usual during the past year, but the damage done on December 31 rather altered the position. However, insurance companies enjoyed a fairry good year in respcci of fire insurance although hetvy losses worn sustained early lact year as a result of the de struction of Kitchen and Son's factory at Freniantle.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 9 January 1929
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MOTOR CAR OVERTURNS OCCUPANTS' NARROW ESCAPE Perth, January 9. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 9 January 1929
MOTOR CAR OVERTURNS m ? OCCUPANTS' NARROW ESCAPE Perth, January 9. A report of a family's narrow escape from injury in a motor car, which over turned near Armadale on Sunday, rcacli ed the Traffic Department from Con stable Lowry yesterday. Alan Huttoj, of John-street, iCortli Frciuantlc, was driving on the Churchman's Brook-roa'l towards Armadale, -svlien the mishap oc curred, and he was accompanied by his mother, his father, and four younger members of the family. While ascend ing an incline the engine stopped, ami as Alan Huttou was about to get out tc seek the cause of the trouble the car commenced to back down the slope. Tho driver was reaching for the brake when the rear wheels entereG a drain, -cau: - .ing the capsize. The .other passenger lanaged to get clear as the car over turned, but the driver was pinned un derneath. The others worked the. ve hicle up sufficiently to allow him to crawl out unhurt except for minor abrasions and slight shocii
PRAISE FOR MUSSOLINI REGENERATION OF ITALY PATRIOTISM REVIVED AFTER CENTURIES. Perth, January 9. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 9 January 1929
PRAISE FOR MUSSOLINI REGENERATION OF ITALY PATRIOTISM REVIVED AFTER CENTURIES. Perth, January 0. ?The success of Mussolini's adminis tration in Italy ras commented on by Mr. C. H. Mylius. a i!i'.-rchnnt of Mel bourne, who toured Europe for a year and passed through Fremantle yester day on the liner Orsova, returning to his home. Mr. Mylius said that Mussolini had created in Italy u patriotism that had not existed for centuries and his mcth OU 01 gOVt'nmiCIll -l]-Ji\_illvii |iaiiu-uiai ly to the business ma.n tired of too many forms of Government. Musso lini h:i-l scrapped all elective systems and had chosen liusiness men to form executives into whose hands were pass ed particular portions of the country. Those executives were composed of practical mon— not professional poli- i tieiaus. j Under Mussolini's regime, he said, there had been introduced many schemes to encourage the development j of It ill v. One scheme explained to him was created with the idea of en- j couraging ' the d...