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BUSH FIRES LOSSES IN N.S.W. FACTORY AND VILLAGE BURNED OVER £30,000 DAMAGE CAUSED Sydney, January 10. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 11 January 1929
BUSH FIRES LOSSES IN N.S.W. , FACTORY AND VILLAGE I BURNED : OVER £30,000 DAMAGE CAUSED Sydney, January 10. The most serious fires reported *o-day cr« in the country. Those which \xlur ud^much damage close to Sydney yftster da.v had died down, the only part- wlicr« than: wa:-. still any great dancer' being immediately north of the city «,t ICurau eai, where mountains and culU«!*» vr«re o blaze. The greatest loss to-day was caused by a fire near Pombala, whore Wattle bark extraction plant, valued at £30, i-00, and the whole village were destroy ed. Seven homes were burned at Wyntt hain.
[?] ON COUNTRY ROADS MOTORISTS SUPPORT CATTLEPITS. Perth, January 10. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 11 January 1929
G/ *S ON COUNTRY ROADS 1 - MOTORISTS SUPPORT CATTUS prrs. I Perth, January 10. I Motorists travelling through pastoral districts have to put up with many in conveniences in the form of gates bar- | ring the way, the opening and closing ] of -which entail quite a considerable loss ! of valuable time and energy. I Instigated by the Mount Magnet Road Board, a movement Ls on foot to have cattle pits installed 'in place of the present gates on the principal roads isuuuguuui iii« ouuc ix is- lert tnat such a system would do much to brin^ about a better state of affairs both for motorist and pastoralist. A letter to this effect from the board was received at last night's meeting of the Eoyal Automobile Club. The communication asked the club 's assistance in urging the Main Roads Board to have cattle pits installed at all gateways on tho principal roads throughout the State. It pointed out that in opening and clos ing 20 gates an estimated loss of time of 50 minutes incurred, besides the in...
SECOND AND THIRD TESTS PERTH PLAYERS' VIEWS. Perth, January 11. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 11 January 1929
SECOND AND THIRD T£STS PERTH PLAYEBS' VIEWS. Perth, January 11. That the best team won was tlio general opinion of Messrs A. Raudell, F. Quinlan and W. Bryant, members of j the team of Perth cricketers and en- j thusiasts who returned from a visit to the Eastern States, where they witness ed the test matches at Sydney and Melbourne. 'There is no doubt,' said Mr. Ban dell, 'that the Englishmen were the better team. In Sydney, they beat the Australians in every department of the game.' Eichardson's fielding, he con sidered, was about the best he had ever seen. In Melbourne, the Australian;; had the match absolutely won and then lost it. The old, hands seemed to think tha^ if it had not rained, the Australians would have won. Even with the rain Mr. H. Truiuble said that the Englishmen should have been out by 4 o'clock on the Friday afternoon. Hobbs and Sutcliffe bluffed the bowlers by appearing to be in difficulties when they were, really hanging on to their wicket. 'For the men in our...
AFGHAN REVOLT TEMPORARY REBEL GAIN PEACE NEGOTIATIONS. Calcutta, January 10. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 11 January 1929
AFGHAN REVOLT TEMPORARY REBEL GAIN PEACE NEGOTIATIONS. Calcutta. Januarv 10. In the eastern Afghanistan tribal re volt against King Amanullah's Govern ment, due to his reform policy, the de fiance of the Mullahs appears to be ended, but serious fighting is reported to have taken place between Afghan troops and rebels under Battcha Sakas, ten miles north of Kabul. It is be lieved that the rebels have gained a temporary advantage. The Shinwarri tribe, 'tho most im portant among the rebels, have sent leaders to Kabul to draw up peace negotiations.- The rebels hold the city of Jalalabad as hostage for the safe return of their leaders. During the operations against the re bels an Afghan plane crashed in flames and its pilot observer was killed.
VALUE OF ADVERTISING EFFECT ON STANDARD OF LIVING [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 11 January 1929
VALUE OF ADVERTISING ? .» EFFECT ON STANDABD OF LIVING Great progress has been made durim the past two years' in raising the stan dard of advertising in Great Britain and hroughout the Empire, according to speakers at the annual dinner of ii:c Advertising Association in London, fcjir it now has been made clesf that adver tiling is the workingman's best friend. 'Advertising has done more to in crease the standard .of living by making large-scale production possible, thereoy lowering the cost of the various com modities, than any other factor in in dustry,' he declared. If. B. Graham, president of the News paper Society, said that there had Deen a etcady improvenmt in the quality of all advertising and the auvertiser of to day got better value for the sums he spent than ever before. He added that as a result of the widening of the scope of. the newspaper it had become the most effective medium for carrying jirtvertisenients, which thus came to the attention of, and appealed to all sec...
POPE AND STATE DETAILS OF SETTLEMENT SOVEREIGN POWERS London, January 10. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 11 January 1929
POPE AND STATE DETAILS OF SETTLEMENT SOVEREIGN POWERS London. January 10. In view of the frequent and conflict ing statements regarding the probable settlement of the oS-year-old estrange ment between the Vatican and the State of Italy, the 'Daily News' cor respondent at Borne is endeavouring to ascertain the truth. Ho says the negotiations have un doubtedly reached -a conclusive phase enabling the Pope to rule as a sove reign with a. small State containing 15,000 subjects. Signor Mussolini 's latest speech in the Chamber of Deputies announcing great events for the next Parliament is interpreted as a hint at an epoch making settlement with the Vatican. The negotiators were a lawyer, Fran cesco Pacelli, brother of the Papal Nun cio at Berlin, on behalf of the Vatican and Councillor Dominico Barono. on be half of Italy. The latter died reccntJr after receiving the Pope Js blessings. The negotiations were then practically complete, Signor Pacelli departing for Jerusalem.' Treaty Outlin...
ASTRONOMICAL SUNRISE AND SET. JANUARY FIGURES [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 11 January 1929
ASTRONOMICAL SUNRISE AND SET. JAJSTUABY FIGURES Following are the hours of sunrise and sunset based on figures kindlv supplied by the Government Astrono mer (Mr. H. B. Curlewis) for the longi tude and latitude of Geraldton for the remaining^portion of January: — 11 5.33 7.26 20 5.41 7.25 12 5.34 7.26 21 5.42 7.24 13 5.35 7.26 22 5.43 7.24 14 5.3G 7.26 23 5.44 7.24 15 5.37 7.26 24 5.44 7.23 16 5.38 7.25 25 5.45 7.23 17 S.38 7.25 26 5.46 7.22 18 5.39 7.25 27 5.47 7.22 19 5.40 7.25 28 5.4S 7.22
SATURDAY'S TEAMS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 11 January 1929
SATURDAY'S TESMS The team to represent the Anstrafe^ will be as follows: — SncIL Ctaaesslcr t~}^ Stenhousc, May, Hollings, BeariI-ySg Smith, Harris, Thomas, HalL Emcqgeajg cies, Solin, Pethick, Best, Bearer. ^ - '^ Mercantilcs will be represented by^ Ledsham, Stirling, Curlewis, WilkinanC^ Edmeadcs, Scott. Grant, SecreU, W. V'X|8 S^wcll, K, Sinclair, Evcnscn; ISeea^y 32th man. .- ~— '
THE HARVEST IMPROVED ESTIMATES WATER SUPPLIES BETTER [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 11 January 1929
THE HARVEST IMPROVED ESTIMATES WATER SUPPIiIES BETTER Owing to the occurrence of thunder storms between the 5th and 7th, and again on the closing day, and of show ers of southern type between the 17 th and 21st, December closed with water supplies and pastures in a better posi tion, taken on the whole, than is usual at this time of the year. The falls, uowever, were very patchy, and in many districts water carting was in progress. From stations no't far apart the following reports are gleaned: — 'All surface water disappeared — wa- ter carting general,' and 'Majority of dams have enough water to carry on till winter rains.' Stock maintained at least fair con dition where the season had been at its driest. Wherever the rains had becu good enough to bring up pasturage, tlio improvement was very noticeable. Concerning the cereal harvest, reports aL-o varied greatly, but the poorer re sults were usually attributed to one of two reasons — (a) primitive farming me thods, or (b) crops bein...
CRICKET GERALDTON ASSOCIATIONS WEEK-END ARRANGEMENTS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 11 January 1929
CRICKET GERALDTON ASSOCIATION' WEEK-END ABR&BISBM&BTSf ~\ The first matches in the last iwuncL-^ of fixtures will bo played on Satfrnday-^' Mercantile^ will meet Cosmopolitans im^ No. 1 wicket, and Geraldton will *jgpose ~g Australs on No. 2 wicket. '55s Players are requested' to be on *fi!e!2 ground early, as play must commence1^ at 2.30 p.m. sharp, so that the team to-i* play tho North Midlands Association Jgl will be able to leave Geraldton pane- IS tually at 5 o'clock. - -^M Play on Saturday will «oaeltt«le S*i|i 5 o'clock, and in the event of any teams^ being in a position to gain extra polnts/^1 play will be continued until 6-30 on ftelgl second Saturday. ? ~ ~'~i flf
CRICKET. MOUNT MAGNET v. CUE. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 11 January 1929
CRICKET. MOUNT MAGNET v. CUE. The Mount Magnet team arrived at Cue cricket ground in good time on Sunday. Cue batted first, but did not do too well, the whole team being gol out for 85, to which Dr. Cashmorc con tributed 35, not out. For the visitors J. Slavin bowled very well, obtaining five wickets for 25 runs. On Magnet going in, the batsman did not stay long, as four wtere out for 49 at the dinner hour. After dinner a very much better stand was made, three batsmen scoring over 40 runs each, and their score was carried to 222 be fore the last wicket felL Dr. Cash more, with five for 36, secured first bowling figures, Morris (4 for 75) be ing next Cue in their second venture did a little better, but were got out for 104, Willcock remaining not out 4L CUB. First Timings. Wilcock, c Carroll, b Slavin n ..... 6 Pead, b Slavin ? 1 Morris, c Smith, b Webster .... 14 Cashmore, not out ? 35 King, c Slavin ? 3 Carter, b Slavin ? 0 Hislop, c Slavin, b Osmond ? 11 Hince, b Warmsly ? 1 Booy,...
DEATH OF MR. T. DEVEREAUX AN OLD THREE SPRINGS RESIDENT [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 11 January 1929
DEATH OF MR. T. DEV EREAUX AN OLD THREE SPRINGS RESIDENT At the age of 66, Mr. T. Devereaux, one of the oldest residents of Three! Springs, and for about twenty years a] valued employee of Mr. O. C. Maley, j M.L.A., passed away at the Three] Spring Hospital on Tuesday morning last. For some time Mr Devereaux had suffered from heart trouble, but it was only quite recently that he was forced to enter the hospital. On Monday it was evident that he was in a serious condition, and although everything possible was done for him, he passed aw&y. In his younger days, the late Mr. Deveraux was one of the districts best known entertainers, and was a come dian of some merit. The funeral took place at Three Springs on January 9, the Bev. Father M. Lynch officiating. There was a very large attendance of the princi pal residents »f the district, and there were a number of beautiful floral tri butes. The pall bearers were Messrs Soren sen, B. Barnhart, Bert Maley, Cecil Maley, Charles Gilbe...
GERALDTON WEEK THE PROGRAMME [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 11 January 1929
(2KMJ)TQN^Si^ THE PROGRAMME' '--*rfi£#|§ The programme for Geraldton 'Wcdg''^ commencing on Saturday, January -3*^ .^ is as follows: — 'v-:'S; Saturday, January 26 Omaffirial) — /g Morning.— Ooeninc of Bowiing S56nr-; .^ lament; Beach Attractions for Jaddics. -'-'-; Afternoon. — First day of Victoria ? District Turf Club's Animal Cng »'**- 2i. ing. - ' *?', Evening. — A Championship Eight- ' ' -~~~f_ Sunday, January 27 (unofficial) — Lr-^;| Morning and Afternoon. — *Beark-3MiSi?S tractions; Bowing, Yachting and Swi«i#: :=* tiling Races. -ft Afternoon. — Beach Attractions: 'S^mr-r% ing, Yachting and Swimming races. . ';:;;- ,'~ Evening — Open-air Concert on tl§s.^£ Esplanade. :-^. J^ Monday, January 28 (Official Opening .* Day)— ? ' %; Morning. — Continuation of Bowling - :- Tournament; Opening of Open Tennis ^: Tournament, including Victoria District ' Jhanipionships; rowing regatta; yacht-/ H ing races; swimming carnival;' child- ^v ren's beach sports. ;;.-~ Afternoon.— Second day ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 11 January 1929
Old Time Cricket Enthusiast. ? Um- piring for Magnet on Sunday last at Cue was Mr. Sam Fleming, of Mount Magnet, an old Day Dawn cricketer enthusiast of many years ago. On Sunday he became reminiscent and told of the batting' and bowling feats of ericeketers of the days when centuries from batsmen were more frequent at Cue and Day Dawn than 50 's now.
ANGLICAN PRAYER BOOK ARCHBISHOP LEES' VIEW [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 11 January 1929
ANGLICAN PRAYER BOOK ARCHBISHOP LEES' VIEW Appealing to the English clergy to give further consideration to the bish ops' case in regard to the new Angli can prayer book, and article in the 'Spectator' (London) discusses the refusal of almost all the Bishop of London's requests. Ariniittino- t\iat. tins* hi&linTU;' a^.finn lends itself to misunderstanding, the writer -continues: — 'It is very easy to say that in permitting the use of the revised book of 1928, even under care fully framed conditions, the bishops are flying in the face of tho law. It is said that they are challenging Par liament. Nothing, we are persuaded, was further from their thoughts . . The truth is that they did the only thing they could do unless they were to do nothing ? '* In reprinting the complete article in the current issue of the 'Church of England Messenger,' the Archbishop of Melbourne (Dr. Lees) wrote: — 'It is important to know what was in the mind of the English bishops in their recent actio...
RACING IN N.S.W. TO-MORROW'S EPSOM MEETING CANDIDATES' CHANCES DISCUSSED MELBOURNE, January 11. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 11 January 1929
RACING IN N.S.W. TO-MORROW'S EPSOM MEETING CANDIDATES CHANCES DISCUSSED 'MV-l}iniirn-- Jamiarv 11. The best bets for the meeting at Ep som to-morrow appear to be Tou-saiut, in the Two-Ycar-Old Handicap, and Bis pah, in the Purse. j When Toussaint won at Aspendarc , she beat Bed Marlcy after having lost ground at the start. She has now gone up 91bs., But is not harshiy treated* Mithras has gone up olbs. since his victory at Sandown on Saturday, but even with this weight, should have, a good chance. Grccnvie was smart and also has good -prospects. Koonoonie, who is selected to win tac Plate, only recently returned from a trip to Adelaide. There the gelding, ran well in strong fields, but was un placed, Salonia did not come up to expecta tions at Eandown, but cannot be left out of the reckoning. Tuilius, Adjong, The Glag, Bradbury and Barigi appear the best of tne others. King's Consort shaped well in the Ba got Handicap, and should be capable of annexing the Park Handicap. Horoscope s...