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MULLEWA FARMS BANK TRUSTEES' TRIP STRIKING OBJECT LESSONS Perth, January 10. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
MULLEWA FARMS ? *-- ? BANK TRUSTEES' TRIP STSSKHtG OBJECT LESSONS Perth. Jafcuary 10. An interesting review of the country north of Mulleka, and .of its possibili ties, was given in an interview yester day by Mr. C. J. Moran, a trustee of the Agricultural Bask, who returned from an inspection of the country last week. Mr. Moran said: — 'The visit was made at the roque.t of the Minister for Lands ('Mr. M. F. Trov), so that the trustees might have the opportunity of again inspecting these Mullewa lands, ; and of observing the advance in settle ment on the frontier, and among the more .settled area, where repurchased es tates are tfcing rapidly cultivated. The country 'strip;:.' well. That is to say, when denuded of its burden of tree an-.r shrub reveals generally a colour and a substance above anticipation. It is a fine province .of generous response to intelligent occupancy in more recent years, although its earlier settlement witnessed periods of unsatisfactory re sults. Permanent d...
BRITISH POLITICS LIVELY TIMES FOR CANDIDATES RIOTIOUS SCENES AT LABOUR MEETING London, January 9. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
BRITISH POLITICS LIVELY TIMES FOR CANDI DATES BIOTIOUS SCENES AT LABOUE MEETING London, January 9. A foretaste of what candidates of all parties may expect at the forthcoming election was experienced by Messrs Ar hnr Henderson, John Wheatlcy, and David Kirkwood, Labor members, at a riotous Glasgow meeting. The Communists' shouts of 'Spy,' 'Murderer,' 'Traitor,' greeted Mr. Henderson, whose first words 'If you were in Russia,' were lost in pande monium. Mr Kirkwood removing his spectacles jumped from the platform into the me lee. The police intervened and arrested 17 persons, including Guy Alfred, a notorious Communist, four women and a blind man, whereupon Mr. Hender son shouted 'The Revolution is now over. ' '
METROPOLITAN MEMS TEST MATCH ENTHUSIASM. Perth, January 7. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
MEIROPOLTTAN MEMS — ? ♦ TEST MATCH ENTHUSIASM. (From Our Own Correspondent.} Perth, January 7. Perhaps it is just, as well that the fight for the 'ashes' is over, for bus iness last week-end was being sadly de moralised owing to men in all walks of life being apparently more interested in the latest scores than the work, which their hands or brains were sup posed to do. The story ' teller was abroad on Friday afternoon, and those who, accept test match stories, with out the proverbial pinch of salt, which should go with them, were wonder fully bucked up by a rumour that two of England's batsmen had been dispos ed of for a score of only 15. Later in the afternoon, when authen tic news was circulated to the effect that once again Hobbs and Sutclifie were making a first-wicket stand, the jubilation changed to depression, and this abided until the final result was known the following, day. Now the enthusiasts console themselves with the reflection that adversity has -its uses, and they ...
RAILWAY SMASH TWO TRAINS COLLIDE FOUR PERSONS KILLED FIFTEEN OTHERS INJURED London, January 9. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
RAILWAY SMASH TWO TRAINS COLLIDE FOUR PERSONS KILLED FliTlfoN OTHERS INJURED '????'' ? ! / London, January 9. Tn dajKness and dense fog several coaches of the London- Midland and Scottish Railway Company ?g north bound mail train from Bristol to Noc I tingham, overturned in a collision with. - a goods train at Ashchurch, in Glouces- j tershire last night. . h The driver of the express train and three passengers were killed, and four passengers were seriously injured, while eleven were slightly injured. j The accident occurred within Lv; miles of Charfield, where 15 persons | were killed and 30 were injured in a, similar collision on the same company's line on October 13. ? ? Apparently the express cut clean through the goods train, which was ' shunting across the track. The ex- ] press engine, with a number of coaches \ was derailed, and both lines were block- | ed. Ambulanees were rushed 20 miles ! from Gloucester to the scene of the ' accident. Huge bonfires from the wreck- ' ed c...
MIGRATION AGREEMENT AUSTRALIA'S FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY MR. ANGWIN EXPLAINS CONDITIONS. London, January 9. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
MIGRATION AGREEMENT AUSTRALIA'S FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ME. ANGWIN EXPLAINS CONDI TIONS. London. January 9. Mr. W. 0. Angwin, Agent General for Western Australia, in a letter to the 'Times' with reference to the Eco nomic Mission's suggestions, ssty.s there is a widespread impression in Britain that the Imperial Government is find ing £34,000,000 for the Migration Schemes. Few people seem to under stand that Australia must, find and re pay the money. The last Australian loan floated in London, said Mr. Angwin, for £7,000, 000 principally for migration, met with such a poor public reception that it did not afford Australia much encourage ment for the development of migration.
BE KIND TO PARENTS AN APPEAL TO THE YOUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
BE KIND TO PARENTS AN APPEAL TO THE YOUNG. At a recent meeting of the Mel bourne Botary Club, the Attorney General (Mr. J. G. Latham,) gave a witty and weighty moral discourse, which might have been styled 'Ad- vice to a Young Man on Leaving SchooL' Addressing his remarks more to the sons than to the fathers, Mr. Latham Baid that parents, when pleading with their sons for kindness and forbear ance, could say, 'We are what you may become, so do not be too hard.' The sons should remember that if they had been born earlier they might have been our fathers. 'We,' said the speaker, 'did not have the advantage our sons iiaa — the advantage or having us for their fathers.' There was a time when a parent was regarded as having wisdom because he lived in the past. But that was the reason why he was considered to know very little nowadays. What father of to-day could assemble a wireless set as well as his son? Life was more .than live lihood, and living something more than merely earning. Suc...
THE PANAMA CANAL PROBLEM OF THE FUTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
THE PANAMA CANAL PROBLEM OF THE FUTURE. For the Panama Canal (says the JS'ew \ork correspondent of a Melbourne journal), the net reveuue from the can al and railroad operation^ being 20,b'21, lii-k dol. There was an average tran sit of. nineteen seagoing vessels. This traffic represents nearly 50 per cent, ol the canal's capacity. Earnings to date (fourteen years) leave a deficit on tho wnole investment. General Walker is opp.osed to a pro posed reduction of tolls for two reasons The administration charges have to be met, and a lowering of rates would ?cripple the international transportation system of 'TSiC States. He states that the tolls are already one-third lower than those of the (Suez Canal. The question of expanding the capacity ol the canfi was raised. Three ways are proposed. A canal connecting the two .oceans without locks This would mean a canal having 600 feet widtn at the bottom and *5o feet water at the lowest tide. Americans have generally thought this to be im pract...
WEEK-END TRIPS AEROPLANES FOR HOLIDAY-MAKERS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
WEEK-END TRIPS AEROPLANES FOR HOLIDAY MAKERS. Bert Iliukler is contributing to the 'Evening Standard'' a symposium on the prospects of aviation in 1953. He says: 'As I visualise aviation prin ciples applying to design will be gen erally the same, thougli monoplanes will be in the majority. The mach- j ines will be capable of increased i speeds, and will have a much longer I wnM.*.*. TM.rt «/ll ? (I 1 111 l^ir Will \\f\ «?rt lit]. 1 l«lJJJ£ir. i lit: j \. ncii.riiit.j itui *skj a\j lui proved that accidents will be fewer in proportion than tp-day. Navigation will be by wireless. ? 'Multiengined aircraft of the pri vate touring type will be used, large ] numbers having enclosed cabins as i luxurious as the bcBt ears of to-day. I A non-stop flight to Spain an3 Italy I will be taken with the same ease ns j a trip to the south coast to-day. This j will apply for week-end golf. Spec- ! ial instruments Will ensure ease in Hying in fogs and in bad weather.
WHOLLY TRANSFORMED SILVER ANNIVERSARY BUICK HERE [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
WHOLLY TRANSFORMED SILVER ANNIVERSARY BUICK The famous Buick engine, known for twenty-five years for its outstanding performance, power and reliability, is reborn in Buick for 11)29. The quar ter century of engineering experience which has contributed to Buick 's leadership has given to the new car '- * '- ''-'^'^li *- Ug*.U.-^ VUL JIV1 X 'JlliliUg *±XL previous power plants of its type and size. Conspicuous amongst its mechanical advancements are the improved cam shaft and valve mechanism operating with mechanical perfection. Improved carburetion, re-designed intake mani fold, together with a new positive feed pump fuel supply system, combine for smooth, powerful engine operation and instant response. Steel backed bearings interchangeable in the crankcase and main bearing caps, arc contributors to the smooth functioning of the engine. The crankshaft itself is larger and, as in former Buicks, is counterbalanced for elimination of vibration. Piston rings are larger and connecting rod...
SOCCER FOOTBALL GERMAN INVITATION DECLINED [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
SOCCER FOOTBALL GERMAN INVITATION DECLINED The London _ 'Daily Express' says that Germany's invitation for a Brit ish football team to visit that country lias been declined because insufficient first class players are available. It is stated that the Foreign Office urged that only fin?t class men should be despatched to the Continent, because it regards it as essential that British prowess should be well maintained. In an editorial, the 'Express'' de scribes this astounding attempt to regulate soccer on the 1914-18 basis as .'the silliest thing imaginable.' In any English town the amount of rubbish dealt with yearly averages 234 tons for each thousand people, or roughly, a ton for each house. Before he can take up his new ap pointment an Archbishop of Canter bury has to pay £850 in fees, of which £117 goes to officials of Canterbury Cathedral.
LOCAL & GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
LOCAL & GENERAL. m Work of the Ambulance. — During 1928 the Geraldton District Ambulance Corps answered 170 calls in the district. Fishermen. — You will not have to tell lies if you come to us for your fishing tackle. Only the best stocked. Gut Lines from 9d. to 4/6. Guscott's Sporting Depot. — Advt. Church Service at Narngulu. — In con nection with the Anclican Church, there will be a celebration of Holy Commun ion at Narngulu on Sunday, at 10 a.m. Wheat Loading. — Last night the Tam atsu Maru had 25,986 bags of wheat un der hatches. Loading on the Ronda commenced this morning, under the di rection of Captain G. Boulter. The Ida Maru is in the harbour. Northampton entertainment. — Jack Holmau. popular comedian, will make his first appearance at Northampton on Saturday for Radio Pictures. Jack is a good comedian and dancer. The fea ture picture is 'Sunrise.' Shipping .Movements. — The following vessels were within range of Gerald ton radio station to-day: — Atsuta Maru, Sciu...
NORTH OF ENGLAND IMPROVED INDUSTRIAL CONDITIONS ACTIVITY AT LIVERPOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
NORTH OF ENGLAND IMPROVED INDUSTRIAL ? CONDITIONS ? ACTIVITY AT LIVERPOOL. That conditions arc improving in the ? industrial North of England is show a j by the fact that the total tonnage of , ^ vessels entering the docks at Liverpool and Birkenhead during last year was lo,24»i,121 tons, the great e\ t ever deair with except 1027, when enormous qua.ll titifv of rnlll iv«»r-* imnOltl'd durin' the coal strike. This was one of the statements nia-lc by Air. Kiehard D. Holt the chainnan of the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board when presenting the accounts »-f the annual meeting in December. Cotton Manufacture. He stated that the rate from reven ues and dues, the main revenue of tho board remains at the fame figure or that of the previous year, apart from the abnormal revenue due to the impor tations .of coal. This was not unsatis factory when it was realised that one single-item, raw cotton, showed a fail ing off of £42,000 on imports anil of £.'tUU-) on exports, the total amount fall ing ...
DANGERS OF LOW FLYING SKY COPS SUGGESTED [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
DANGERS OF LOW FLYING SKY COrS SUGGESTED A new terror has come into lh« Jives of those citizens of Sydney and Melbourne who live near aerodromes. Troiii time to .time low-flying aero planes come roaring over the house tops ujith terrifying suddenuess, scar jug out of their wits the housewife putting out her washing, or the child piayiuy in tiie garuen. it is or little use the man of the house shaking his first at the offender, and going inside for his shotgun. By the time he gets it the aviator is a couple of miles away. These aerial visitants are, in lact, law-breakers, but the matter of identification is not an easy one. Thii Secretary of Defence (Mr. L. Shep herd) said recently that the Civil Av iation Department was ready to deal with offenders if they could be cau ght. The law prohibiting low flying was definite. He was of opinion that the aero clubs of the two cities could do most good in the matter, as the bulk of the offenders undoubtedly flew under their auspices. It would ...
LOCHIEL'S SELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
XiOCBIEXi'S SELECTIONS. Hurdles: — Baymond Terrace 1, Prince of Samos 2, Microphone 3. . .Plate: — TLrecania 1, Duetto 2, Prince Naesau 3. Purse (1st Division).— Atuiolad 1, Moinette 2, CantUato C. Purse (2nd. Division):— Pilette J, Lueky D^ys 2, Mt. Isa 3. Doncaster (1st. Division): — Kilreid 1 Scotch Alloy 2, Coolbarro or Perfect Juggins 3. Done aster (2nd. Division) : — Prinee Paladinl, Hint 2. Autobiography 33. i Juvenile Handicap. — Escalus 1, Gay Bomano 2, Merrie Pet 3. Welter:— Sirdi 1, Cactus, 2, Threse ».
SALVATION ARMY HIGH COUNCIL SECRECY ELABORATE SYSTEM OF SIGNALS London, January 9. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
SALVATION ARMT lj HIGH COUNCIL SECSECmmm ELABORATE SYSTEM OF SIGHJ&S^M London, January ..SiSiagSi The Salvation Army High dwm-|ljg:||j met to-day. AH the leaders anw^g in motor cars and they were st»|ip^yg||| at the entrance where an cWb^tte^^y scheme of whistle signals had beea^B^Jj^^ ranged. A long blast meant that swi^^^ one was challenged, but was taumAJht^^^ 'doubtful,' and that a -messcng««ipi||l||g urgently needed. Three blas*s^«WMSk^^^^g an emergency calL J.*. f: :'v': T^^^SSgji Some unauthorised persons atten^bStyf^^^^J to rush the guards. One man climbed ^i^^^S c-vor a high wall, but the. patxpls ^!feiK|||||ij§| covered him and ejected him.* ' # S--i*i^^^B The High Council adjourned to 'ip£?-|3||§|l morrow. No delegate was allowed 'to^|p-|||j| leave Sun bury Court. The gates -iKeHB^I^^^H locked at 7 p.m. after whieh aofody;;^S|g|| was admitted. -' ?_ ''i^£^^ It has been officially announced tkaif^^^^g the High Council spent the day aettihigr?^^^^ up committees to d...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
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