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KELLOGG PEACE PACT AMERICAN CONTROVERSY Washington, January 8 [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
KELLOGG PEACE PACT AMERICAN CONTROVERSY Washington. January ? A tacit party agreement in the Sen ate for the ratification -.of the Kellogg Peace Iract, conditional on the intcrprc tation by the Foreign Relations Commit tee of American rights under tlie Treaty being sent to the other Powers, was rejected by the House .of Bcpresenta lives, following t!ie entry of the Sec retary of State (Mi. Kellogg) into tn*j controversy, backed by the authority oi the President. The result is that the general debate must now continue. The section in favour .of including re servations in the treaty are prepared lo attack the administration for failure to protect the rights «r the United Stal-».«\ These rights are held to be adequate provision for the defence of American territory, the maintenance .of the Mon roe Doctrine and no obligation to en force the treaty.
CHEMICAL FERTILISERS PRODUCTION OF NITRATES PROBABLE HUGE SCHEME FOR AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
CHEMICAL FERTILISERS I PRODUCTION OF NITRATES j PEOBABLE HUGE SCHEME FOE j AUSTRALIA. ! i No direct confirmation could be ob- ; tained, says a Melbourne message of recent ' date, of the intention .of Im perial Chemical Industries to establish a £5,000,000. plant in Australia to manufacture synthetic ammonia nitra tes for fertilisers, but from various in quiries made it seems very probable that the industry will be started here. Sir Lemon Raws, Australian repre sentative of the company, said he had no official statement to make on the subject, buv the establishment of sucfc a plant was one of the objects of the visit of Mr. B. Todhunter, a London director of the company. Preliminary discussions on the matter had certain ly been held. Mr. Todhunter had at various times made statements on the subject. An other of the obier-ts of his visit had been the possibility of forming an as sociation between Australian and Im perial Chemical Industries, with the idea of co-operating research, whi...
RIVERINA CROPS GOOD YIELDS IN IRRIGATION AREA GROWN WITH THREE INCHES OF RAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
R1VERINA CROPS GOOD YIELDS IN IRRIGA TION AREA GROWN WITH THREE INCHES OF RAIN. Although many farmers in the Eiv erina. area thought, some little time ago, that their crops were going to be an absolute, failure, they arc now 'comfortably relieved by the fact that practically every farmer is getting some wheat; at least enough for seed, and in most cases some tor sale. Hie majority of the dry Tarcas surrounding Griffith arc stripping twio to three bags to the acre, whilst some of the more successful farmers arc getting as : much as six bags per acre. j. The crops on the irrigation area this year are particularly good, and most are yielding from 8 to '12 bags per acre. On new country in the Goolgpwi and Merriwagga district, practically every fanner is getting a yield of 2 to 3 bags per acre, whilst Mr. Thos. Lyall, o^ Curlew Park, nifif\ltfvj\n»i lt«i-c 4-airan aVtat- 3ftft l%n-TR -vflF 1,000 acres. The estimated delivery at Merriwiagga this season is 40,000 bags. Hillston has also tu...
LIGHT AEROPLANES LATEST BRITISH DEVELOPMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
LIGHT AEROPLANES LATEST BRITISH DEVELOP- . MENTS. A most interesting development in the production of aircraft in Great Britain is the development of a new type of light aeroplane. Designed by Mr. Simmonds, 'who was formerly on the technical staff ui tiie constructors oj. tuu ncu-uiuwii Submarine Southampton flying boats, the machine has been named the Sim- I monds-Spartan. j The whole of the first batch of 12 j machines will be despatched to Anie- ' riea. Australia has placed orders for three machines for private owners, an^ one is to be sent to South Africa. More orders have been booked for the United States, and the remainder are to be used in England. The main claim for the new 'plane is in the method of making all wings interchangeable, also such parts as ailerons, elevators, rudders, tail fin and flying wires. It^is equipped with a Cirrus Mark 111 engine, which is a development of the type already wid ely circulated over the world. The maximum speed is stated to be 103 miles p...
BOXING CUNNINGHAM V. SILVEST [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
BOXING CUNNINGHAM V. SILVEST The long talked of fight between Frank (Nip) Cunningham and Silvest is to take place at the Town Hall on Friday January 18. This promises to be one of the best fights staged in Geraldton for some time. Silvest is known as a tough and wily battler, one who fights from gong to gong. The same can be said of Cunningham and with two such willing fighters in oppo sition ^the encounter should be an in teresting one. The arrangements are in the hands of Mr. S. C. O'Connor.
BUSH FIRES BIG AREAS SWEPT HEAVY DAMAGE IN N.S.W. SYDNEY SURROUNDED BY FLAMES. Sydney, January 10. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
BUSH FIRES ? ♦ BIG AREAS SWEPT HEAVY DAMAGE IN N.S.W. SYDNEY SUBBOTTNDED BY j FLAMES. j Sydney, January 10. Serious fires were reported from many paits of New South Wales yes terday. On the outskirts of Sydney there was almost a line of fire from the south coast lo the north. Diimnge cannot yet bo estimated, but it must amount to many thousands of pounds. About seven homes were destroyed in the Ulcumeah and Minto districts in addition to outhouses and livestock. Many houses were saved with difficulty. Last night the fire at Ulcumeah had advanced beyond Wedderburn and was travelling towards the Georges Eiver. Katoomba, in the Blue Mountains, was saved from what might have been the most disastrous fire in its history when a bush fire, which had caught a large house, was checked when only the width of the Great Western road separated it from a 4,000-gallon petrol reservoir. The fire swept many miles of country in the Bankstown district and spread to many of the northern suburbs. There ...
AMUSEMENTS. To-Night's Super Photoplays [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
AMUSEMENTS. ? ^ — To-Nignt's Super Photoplays — 'SSuurisc' — 10 reels — 'Sunrise' -V .Janet Gaynor and George O'Brien Gazette, comedy and New Zealand series. Last Night of 'Sunrise' — ' ' Sunrise ' screens for the last time to-night; after having played to a large and enthusiastic audience last night. Spectators came away deeply impressed with the picture, which, was made in the Fox Studios by F. W. Murnau. The powerful story in 'Sunrise,' its aston ishing caincia cITeets and its unusual score make it one of the most enter taining pictures ever shown here. Janet Gaynor and Gcoige O'Brien are starred. A Mystery Drama— 'Burnt Fingers,' screening on Fri day, and starring' Eileen Percy, Geo. O 'Hara and Edna Murphy, has its locale in London, and is a thrilling mystery story, woven, round the life of a. thea trical dancer in the London music halls. Percy Marmont — Saturday — Bomance in love is not far removed from the romantic business life pur sued by the giants of business. This is spl...
MAN SHOT DEAD EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCES Melbourne, January 10. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
MAN SHOT DEAD EXTRAORENARY CIRCUMSTANCES Melbourne, January 10. A man was shot dead at Leiehville early vesterday morning by a resident, when he was seem leaving the shop of Hugh Bobson, a butcher. The man was a stranger to the district, and no In formation is available as to his iden tity. It was reported to the police that the stranger was seen in. the shop act ing suspiciously,, by *a man named Lewis. Two other men were imme diately recruited by Lewis, who returned to the shop. The stranger was creep ing away with his boots under his arm, as he refused to stand when called upon to do so, one of the party fired at him with a shotgun and killed him.
FIRE FIGHTERS VICTORIA'S VOLUNTEER BRIGADES. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
FIRE FIGHTERS VICTORIA'S VOLUNTEER BRIGADES. Victoria has the largest number of country fire brigades under unified control in the vtforld, according to the figures given by the secretary of tho Country Fire Brigades' Board (Mr. G. j Sinclair) recently. He stated that there were 149 brigades organised in couutrv and provincial centres, com pared with approximately 114 in New South Wales. j In Victoria every country town with, a reticulation system has a fire bri gade, and in all the country centres the firemen arc volunteers. In June I last there were 2687 fully-trained vol- j unteer firemen in the State, and many | wpro undergoing the necessary train- j ing for admission to country brigades, j Mr. Sinclair pointed out that the ! work of equipping brigades with mo- j tor pumps was still going on. During j -he past 30 months the board had in- \ stalled' 32 motors. Each yGar the i board supplied more than 5J miles of hose to country brigades. Periodical i inspections of equipment were...
INTERNATIONAL CRICKET ENGLISHMEN AT BENDIGO UNPLEASANT WEATHER CONDITIONS. Bendigo Jan. 10 [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
INTERNATIONAL CRICKET ENGLISHMEN AT BENDIGO ^unpleasant weather condit 0» IONS. Bcndiao Jaii. 10 A period of bright battiug marked the match between England and a Bcu digo District team which began here yesterday. The wicket was good, but the weather conditions were very un pleasant. A strong north wind and clouds .of dust twept the ground to tb? discomfort of players and spectators. Winnning the toss the Bendigo captain sent the Englishmen to the wickets. Scores: — ENGLAND. First Innings. Sutcliffe, b Ogilvie ? 30 L«eyland, c Ogilvie, b 'Willet ? 41 Tyldesiey, e Ogilvie, b Moore .... 52 Mead, c Porter, b Moore ? 2'J Hammond, b Moore ? : 5 Jardine, c Porter, b Moore ? 35 Ames, c Moore, h Bushbridgc ? 43 Hendren, c Thomas, b Ogilvie ? 7;! Larwood, l.b.w., h Bushbridge . ? '- Chapman not out ? 2o' Geary, b Bushbridge ? f- Sundries ? * ? -- Total J ).l MENDIGO First Innings Ogilvie, b Larw.ood ? 1 Porter, not out ? 38 Thomas, not out ? 10 Sundries ? 9 Total for one wkt ? 58
ASTRONOMICAL SUNRISE AND SET. JANUARY FIGURES [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
ASTRONOMICAL SUNRISE AND SET. j JAXUAliY FIGURES j Following are the hours or s-'unnso , and s.un?et based on figures kindlv supplied by the Government Astrono mer (Mr. H. B. Curlcwis) for the longi tude and latitude of Geraldton for iho remaining portion of January:^ — 10 5.32 7.26 21 5.42 7.24 11 5.33 7.26 22 5.43 7.24 12 5.34 7.26 23 5.44 7.24 13 5.35 7.26 24 5.44 7.23 14 5.36 7.26 25 5.45 7.23 15 5.37 7.26 26 5.46 7.22 16 5.38 7.25* 27 5.47 7.22 17 5.38 7.25 28 5.48 7.22 18 5.39 7.25 29 5.49 7.21 19 5.40 7.25 30 5.50 7.21 20 5.41 7.25 31 5.51 7.20
THE BIG FOUR AUSTRALIA'S ECONOMICAL POSITION ABBITRATION AND TARIFF Canberra, January 10. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 10 January 1929
THE BIG FOUR ? ♦ AUSTRALIA'S ECONOMI CAL POSITION ARBITRATION AND TARIFF Canberra, January 10. Striking conclusions and recommen dations are contained in the report of the Economic Commission (the Big Four) nominated by the British Gov ernment at the request of the Common wealth Ministry to report, upon the economic conditions in Australia. The commission summarises its conclusions as follows: — Arbitration has failed and the tariff burden has reached its economic limits. The mission believes that there is ground for complaint of the vicious circle, made up of increased prices due to the tariff and the rising costs of labour through Arbitration Awards and it recommends direct negotiation be tween employers and workmen. Hopes are held for the effectiveness of the Australian Industrial Peace Conference. A special inquiry by the Commonwealth Government into the economic effects of the tariff is urged, and pending this inquiry it is recommended that there be no avoidable increase in dut...