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The Geraldton Guardian SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, 1948 UNIFYING WESTERN EUROPE [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 31 January 1948
-§£ntfdfatt-gturr&2U! SATURDAY, JANUARY 31. 1D4S UNIFYING WESTERN EUROPE There will be widespread agreement in non-Communist circles everywhere, that the Anglo-French approach to i the Benelux countries — Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxemburg — for the the negotiation of treaties which would j enable the democratic countries of Western Europe' to present a united front against Communist ajxirression. as announced by the British Foreign Sec retary (Mr. E. Beviii) when opening a debate on foreign altairs in the House ef Comnu.-us oil January 22nd, was si virally necessary move, the time for which is fully ripe. Mr. Itevin told the Hviiise that at the Paris conference Mr. MoJotov, of Russia, threatened Britain and France that if they proceeded with the Marshall Plan for American aid to ; Europe they would have to 'look out ' for squalls.' ''Quite quietly,' the I British Foreign Minister proceeded, 'I ! told him that Britain had been accus- j tomed to threats, that we bad faced...
WHOLE NATION SHOCKED Beloved Leader Mourned FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS New Delhi, January 31. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 31 January 1948
WHOLE NATION SHOCKED Beloved Leader Mourned , FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS New Delbir January 31. Blinds were drawn and its streets were dark last night while the people mourned assassinated Mahatma Gandhi. Men and women wept openly In the streetsAn, New Delhi. A marriage procession was stopped and the merry makers disnersed to mourn. As the news of Gandhi's death spread ? motorists, cyclists and pedestrians streamed towards Birla House into which he had been carried after the prayer meeting (Shooting. Three hours later rumors that Gandhi was still alive caused thousands more to rush ? to Birla House. . The Indian Prime Minister! (Mr. Nehru) climbed on the gates and assured the crowds in a choking voice that the rumor v?as false. Disciples then carried Gandhi's body to the second floor verandah to permit the crowd a final glimpse of their be loved leader. They placed the body on a couch, lifted the couch into tables, held the couch at an angle and played a spotlight on Gandhi's face so that...
A Shipping Boycott SECRET UNION POLICY Nation-Wide Strike Possible A FUTILE CONFERENCE Melbourne, January 31. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 31 January 1948
A Shipping Boycott SECRET UNION POLICY Nation-Wide Strike Possible A FUTILE CONFERENCE Melbourne, .fauuarv HI. The boycott of ships trading to ami from (Jueeusland could Hare into a nation-wide stoppage within iwenty four hours. So s:ii-. the Federal Sec retary of the Australian Seamen's 1'iiion (Mr. 1-:. V. Klliotn last night. He was leaving the Essendou airport for Sydney after a cojifeivnce with the Queensland Premier (Mr. U.-jnioii) in Melbourne yesi-»rday had failed to settle, the dts[tuie. I'nioii policy in dispute was ' .secret .' said Mr. Elliott. Neither thr; ship owners nor the Queensland Government knew which ships would be jill'ected next. No special cargo or ship was banned. Seme ships would be allowed to sail while others sailing from the same port with the' same cargo would not be manned. The Federal Executive of the t :siou will meet in Sydney next week to dis cuss developments.
PRESS HEADLINES NEWS New York and London Moved SON'S MOVING TRIBUTE London, January 31. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 31 January 1948
PRESS HEADLINES NEWS New York and London Moved SON'S MOVING TRIBUTE London, January 31. The news of Gandhi's assassina tion was headlined throughout the world. New York newspapers tised their largest type and streamer head lines. 'The World Telegram' broke the news in letters three inches high. Tributes were paid to Gandhi by the people as well as the leaders of nations. Groups of Indians and Europeans, many weeping, stood before Gandhi's candle-lit picture with an enormous vase of whife-Jilacs in front of it in London's India House library. The most moving tribute conies from his son (Manilal Gandhi), who edits : in Cape Town the newspaper 'Indian Opinion' which his father founded. He said:— 'I haVe lost my father, *ra? he was not only uiy father. He was ! the father of the whole o*f India and the sincere friend of the whole world.'
In Canberra Today [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 31 January 1948
in Canberra Todau FROM OUR COLUMNIST IN PARLIAMENT HOUSE Discovery of. uranium has uiore thau mere geological or even defence inter est: it way earn dollars fur Australia. Dozens of reports of possible uranium and thorium in -Australia have been received -in Canberra. All are bring investigated. Jn addition to tlie. defence value, the Federal Treasury has also come into the jiicture eager to know whether sutticieut quantity cau !-e found to enable a surplus to be set aside for dollar export. This Treasury interest has the com plete hacking of the Prime MinisteX1 (lieu Chifley) sinw he received oiiicial overseas reports that Belgium's pros l»eriry — in marked contrast to most --f the rest of Kurojte— is due to the huge , dollar earnings from the sale .-f urauiuin to the I'uited States from F.el gian colonial territory. So, Just out side the Capital Territory, in au old silver mine at Currawaug, -near Col lector (N.S.W.). Federal mineral experts are examining reports of uranium 'in ;i...
Gandhi Shot Dead NEW DELHI TRAGEDY Police Arrest Assassin RIOTING IN BOMBAY New Delhi, January 30. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 31 January 1948
Gandhi Shot Dead NEW DELHI TRAGEDY Police Arrest Assassin RIOTING IN BOMBAY New Delhi, January 30. Mr. M. K. Gandhi, the Hindu leader, was assassinated to-day while walking to his prayer ground near his home in Birla House, New Delhi. The assassin ?ired three shots at him at point-blank range shortly after 5 p.m. and he was hit in the chest and collapsed. Police seized the assassin, Nathurani Vinayak Gode (3G), described as a Hindu Coinmunalist. Doctors took Mr. Gandhi into Birla House, where he underwent his recent fast, and he died there at 5.45 p.m. Rioting broke out in Bombay when the news of Mr. Gandhi's death was received and police reinforcements were rushed to the affected areas. Ten sion is mounting in areas where thous ands of Hindus and Moslems live. The situation in New Delhi is also one of extreme tension. A terrible cry of grief went up from the crowd when it was realised that Mr. Gandhi had been shot. New Delhi radio called for two minutes' silence. A member of Mr. Ga...
West Touring Talkies Programme for Northampton BIG NEW PICTURE [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 31 January 1948
West Touring Talkies ? 4, ? Programme for Northampton BIG NEW PICTURE For the next visif of the Wcsf Tour ing Talkies to Northampton the man agement has uoi.-ked ihe big. new pic ture entitled 'I'ndercurrent.' which will be supported hy a number of specially selected shorts including a cartoon, traveltalk and the latest news reels. 'rudercurreiit' is ibe story --f two people whose marital hapiHiiess is blighted by the mysterious shadow of an unseen rival and brings Katharine Hepburn and Itoliei-t Taylor together for the first time. Infolded with unremitting suspense ami mounting siep Fiy step to a terrific climax. 'Undercurrent' starts with the roman tic invetiiig and subsequent marriage --i Ann Hamilton and Alan -J;jrroway. wealthy young industrialist. The mar riage at first gives promise of being a liappy *sur. but gradually and inexor ably there hovers over the young couple the shadow of Alan's bn.ther. Michael Garroway. What linpiteiiwi to Miolwl? If he is the villain repute mak...
People on the Move Midland Omnibus Service PASSENGERS BY ROAD [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 31 January 1948
People on the Move w - ? Midland Omnibus Service PASSENGERS BY ROAD The following are the passengers i who travelled by the bus of the Mid land Railway Company between Perth and Geraldton during the past few days: — Perth to Gei-aldton (Friday) — Messrs. T. Johnson, F. Hallidav. A. Croker, J. Vnsaivle. P. Harley, G. Den ton, J. Davies, N. Barndau, B. Rey nolds, R. Moore, F. Wheeler. Teakfe, Franklin, K. Hunt, J. Roberts and Rev. Placid, Mesdames T. Johnson, G. Den ton, Teakle. Carter, E. Murray, R. Craft and Gibson, Misses F. Eaton, M. ! Hickson, N. Williams, Hunt, Teakle and i A. Fallard. j Gorsildton t-; Perth (Saturday) — Messrs. J. P. Haydock, D. C. Boyd, R. H. Taylor. Halliday, J. Bryue, A. J. Croker, B. Chamberlain, .Fozzi, C. Bus senchutt, M. Bussenchutt, Dennis and Sisoulin, Mesdames D. Farquhar, Hays, L. McDaniell, R. Ariti, J. Bryne, B. Chamberlain and Thomas, Misses J. Farquhar, E. Farquhar, S. Lunnon, V. Lunuon, M. Burton, J. McDaniell, P. Buugey, J. Fitzgerald, C- Knuch...
LOCAL AND GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 31 January 1948
LOCAL AND GENERAL Deserters Returned to Ship. — The two youths, aged sixteen and seventeen years, who appeared before the resident magistrate (Mr. T. Ausell) iu the Ger aldtou Children's Court on Wednesday last for having deserted from the 'Eastern City'' on January 25th and who were remanded in custody until the vessel was due to leave, were again brought before the , Court yesterday. After hearing the youths' pica to b« allowed to remain in Australia and tiiv reason actuating the master of the ship in desiring their return to the vessel. Mr. Ansell ordered that they be placed on the ship. The two lads were ordered to pay costs (£2/l(J/SL Wheat Expert from Geraititoii. — With the departure of the ''Eastern City' yesterday with a cargo of 8,800 tons of wheat for Great Britain, 45,400 tons of new seasours wheat have been exported from Geraldton to overseas destinations. The transport service provided by the Railway Department lias ou this occasion been augmented by fleets of trucks t...
RECENT AIR TRAVELLERS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 31 January 1948
RECENT AIR TRAVELLERS Geraldton to Perth (Thursday) — Messrs. R. Hausen, B. Hambleton and R. Lefroy. Port Hedland to Geraldton (Thurs day)— Mr. C. T. Christensen. Perth to Geraldton (Friday)— Messrs. L. G. Molt, R- Maiden, R. Spaven, J. Sells, E. Green, Kerr, J. D. Beaton, D. Beaton, S. Chalakoff, R. Guscott and Capt. T. Sgourdoes, Mes dames H. Bell, E. Brady, C. Smith, T. 1-icroni and Kiesey, Misses B. Beau mont, V. Forrester, R. Vaughan and B. Bell, Masters A. Beaumont, T. Brady, A. Brady and M. Fisher. Geraldton to Perth (Friday)— Messrs. J. W. Gould, V. Joseph, D. Neville, T. Manning, E. F. Bridgeuian, P. Pugh, H. jPratt, C. Nicholson, P. J Henderson, G. Wanisley, J. A. Locke, G. McCuIIough and K. Kauris, Mes dames C. Joseph, Rapley, B. Smith, I. Parson, P. Pugh, E. J. Rundell and Wanisley, Misses C. Brown, J. Skinner, L. Smith, R. Trotman, S. Wanisley and J. Stirling, Masters- G. Logue, D. O'Sullivan and N. Wanisley. Carnarvon to Geraldton (Friday) — Miss Glass. Perth to Gerald...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 31 January 1948
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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 31 January 1948
Births,- Marriages and Deaths BIRTH REILLY— On January 28th, 104S, at I St. John of God Hospital, Geraldton, j to Ted and Evelyn, of Nauson — a ' son. STOKES (nee ^ialey)^Ou January 2-)th, 11HS, at lhi- Geraldton Mater- \ nity Hospital, to Hazel and Stan, of j Arriuo — a son (Dennis James). IN MEMOiilAM BEXN (Sally) — In Iming memory of j iny dear friend (Sally), who passed ! from us to everlasting peace and t happiness on; January 31st, l!M7. — Always remembered- dear — Noli Hor wooil. ? __ ? i BEREAVEMENT j ? : ? ' ! \f RS. M. A. CHISHOLM and | FAMILY desire to thank all rela tives and all kind friends for letters, telegrams, cards, floral tributes and personal expressions of sympathy received in their recent sad bereave- | menti Will all please accept this intim- ! ation as a personal expression of sin cere gratitude. ,
Mishap at Rottnest Kitchen Hand Burned FLOWN TO MAINLAND Perth, This Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 31 January 1948
Mishap at Rottnest ? ? — ? v Kitchen Hand Burned FLOWN TO MAINLAND Perth, This Afternoon. Badly burned by fat Hedlcy Andrews * (24), of Oxford Street, Mt. Hawthorn, , was llown hack from ltottnest Island in a plane to-day. A kitchen hand, Andrews was carrying a pot of boiling fat at the Rottnest Hostel about 0.30 a.m. when he slipped ou the floor. The fat splashed his face extensively, burned his back, legs and chest. First aid was applied while the plane was being summoned. Andrews was wrapped in bandages .and towels. Seats were removed from the Airlines (W.A.) Ltd. plane, and he was transported to the mainland on a stretcher. The plane landed at Guild ford about 9 a.m. and was met by a St. John Ambulance which took Andrews to the Royal Perth Hospital.
American Oil Exports Government Orders Big Cut A "SERIOUS SHORTAGE': Washington, January 31. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 31 January 1948
American Oil Exports Government Orders Big Cut A 'SERIOUS SHORTAGE' ] ! Washington. January 31. ! The Government to-day ordered an ] iv^ per cent, cm in exports of fuel oil j an-l petrol. The reason is the 'serious ' shortage' in the I'nitod States. The \ amount of oil and petrol which will be i exiiorted in the first (matter of V.MS i will now be '.).(m(),-kmj barrels, instead of n,S.'ill.lMKt. I Europe and Itritaiu are expected to i. be ill- chief sufferers by the reduction. ! Cuts will be made in supplies from \ areas of the I'nited States where the j fuel shortage is worst, and most i European ami ISriiish shipments leave from the East Coast where fuel is critically scarce. Country by country allocations have not yet been fixed.
Metropolitan Racing W.A.T.G. Summer Meeting MAIN RACE TO TAXATION [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 31 January 1948
Metropolitan Racing ? ^ W.A.T.G. Summer Meeting MAIN RACE TO TAXATION At the Summer Meeting conducted by W.A.T.C. at headquarters, the main event, the Ascot Handicap, was won by Taxation. Details of the racing being as f«:!l«jws:— KOOYOXG HANDICAP Five furhmgs Precedent, 9.0 (Tulloh) .... 1 Duchess Stream, S.U (Mc Leod) ? 2 Satirist, 8.7 (Meyers) .... 3 Other starters: Jorauk 8.7, Gay Interveuer S.5, Essential 8.5, Golden Oriel S.5, The Westerner 8.5, Inflater S.r», Hoappa 8.5, Bragado 8.4, Bradall S.4, Jesting 8.4, Red Berry S.4, Cani leur S.3, Koala Bey S.3, Frivolous Son' 8.3, Lord Mond 8.2, Fine Flare 8.1, Chee Dale 8.0. Betting: 7 to 4 against the winner. Dividends: 7/-, 8/-, 22/G. ACTION MAIDEN (First Division) Six: furlongs Red Atom, 7.12 (Jackman) . 1 Oranic, S.12 (Meyers) .... 2 Silver Lining, 7.12 (Knuckey) 3 Other starters: Rodison 8.5, Dune din Lass 8.5, Tonette S.5, Goldfield's Hussy S.4, Wilmare 8.4, Our Treat S.3, Courate S.I, Gay Fern 8.1, Polyact 8.1, Coogilla 8.1, ...
School for Test Pilots Advanced Training in Britain SOME FAMOUS FLIERS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 31 January 1948
School for Test Pilots Advanced Training in B iiain SOME FAMOUS FLIERS i Almost all .-lircrafl linns in P-riiai:i ?o-day have working for them as test (?Hots, former students of the Empire Tesi Pilots' School, run by Urilaiu's Ministry of Supply al Crantield, l'.cd i'oi'dsiiiiv. ExiicrieJtced pilots from ui;ihy jiart.s -»f the world, including the I-ritisli C-;niin.»n\ve:iifb, the United Slates. China. Poland. H-.llan-l. jtclgiiuu. Nor way. Franc*? and Greece, nave all been students at this school, which was Hist established in 1SM8 to ensure an intake ?if experienced test pilots tben urgently needed i.y Britain's Ministry of Air ci'att Piuditctic!!. Helot'*1 tilt- sclum! was set up the practice had been to lake an experienced pilot and noininaie iii'iit as a test pilot. I ruder ttiis system he was not given tht tvaiuiug and knowledge uecessary for him !-» keep pace with the rapid and revolutionary strides being, made in aviation. Early in UH-i the school was moved i-- Civhi field i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 31 January 1948
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 31 January 1948
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