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QUEENSLAND FLOODS PASTORALISTS BENEFIT MORE RAILWAY TROUBLES. Brisbane. January 11. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
QUEENSLAND FLOODS PASTORAUSTS BENEFIT MORE RAILWAY TROUBLES. Brisbane. January 11. The railway between Townsville ami Cairns was still blocked by floods to day. Messages received by the Com missioncr of Railways (Mr. ' Davidson) reported that water was five feet dee;- ov«:r tbn bridge acr.oss the Herbert River, and was rising. At the Tully it was falling. Portion of the line be tween Prospcrine and Bowen, where traffic was held up yesterday, was now clear, and the Brisbane to Townsville mail train reached Town: ville at 9.35 auii. to-day, instead of 5.30 a.m. The Commissioner said floods had al so occurred on the Western line, near Maxwellton, and Julia Creek. Reports indicated that heavy ram had fallen in the north-west, consequ ently giving relief to pastoralists, who had been so seriously affected by; drou ght. Good rain apparently has fallen in the vicinity of Winton and Hughen den, and advice received this morning' was that rain was again falling^ at Winton. Damage to the lino ...
YALGOO ROAD BOARD MAIN ROADS PROGRAMME [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
YALGOO ROAD BOARD MAIN BOADS PROGRAMME The monthly meeting of the Yalgoo Eoad Board was held on Wednesday, January 9, when there were present Messrs Nevill, Boddington, Coyne and Hope. In the absence of the chairman Mr. Coyne presided. The Secretary of the Centenary Com mittee acknowledged receipt of the board's letter. Messrs A. E. Green, M.H.R., and G. A. Kempton, M.L.C., forwarded season al greetings. A circular was received from the Shell Oil Co. advising that statutory declarations wore required for orders for oil to be used for fucL A declara tion was forwarded for estimated re quirements for the half year ending June 30 next. Flower, Davies and Johnson wrote advising basis of expenses charged for their mechanic On the motion of Mes srs Nevill and Boddington the account held over from last meeting was pass ed for payment. The Under Secretary of Public Works wrote ro loan rate. It was re solved to hold this over for a full meeting. The Secretary of the Main Eoad Board advised w...
PROHIBITION RELATIONSHIP WITH CRIME MB. HOOVER SEEKS INFORMATION New York, Jan. 11 [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
PROHIBITION RELATIONSHIP WITH CRIME MR. HOOVES SEEKS INFORMATION New York, Jan. II The Washington correspondent of the 'New York World' states:— 'That a nation wide investigation cf the results of the prohibition and its enforcement and their relationship witn crime, will be made by the President-Elect (Mr. Hoover) was indicated to-day. Mr. Hoover, it is added does not want a bias ed report, and therefore prefers to name his own investigators to discover the real facts. Mr. Hoover's friends assert that he has told members of Con gress that he has a definite plan to carrv out his promise, to name a Com mission to study the question, in a thor ough, careful and business-like man ner.'
AN AMERICAN "DOCTOR" A SCEPTICAL BENCH [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
AN AMERICAN 'DOCTOR' A SCEPTICAL BENCH Interesting evidence was given at Melbourne Police Court, recently, when Frederick Roberts, of Latrobe-street. city, was charged with having pretend ed to be a doctor contrary to section 17 of the Medical Act of 1915. Charles S. Cronth. secretess^- of the British Medical Association, said that Robert's name was not included in the j register of medical practitioners. Plain-clothes Constable Ferguson'] said than on 20th inst. he interviewed Roberts in a room in Latrobe-street. The room contained what appeared to be medical instruments and appliances, and hanging on the mall were printeoi diplomas. Roberts took np a magnify iny glass 'and looking at witness 's eyes, remarked that he was suffering from acidosis. 'Yoh have weak kidneys and weak eyes,' he said. Defendant then looked at witness's hands and told him he wts 'a sick man.' After paying Roberts a guinea witness was told to call again for a diagnosis. Defendant then gave witness a list of ...
RECORD-SEEKING MAJOR SEGRAVES CAR COST £15,000 London, January 10. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
RECORD-SEEKING i- * — - — : MAJOR SEGRAVE S CAR COST £15,001 London, J ary 10. i The 'Daily Mail' pub,, is further details of Major Segrave'.s new record seeking car, the 'Golden Arrow.' The paper says that 18 months ago a millionaire who does aot want his name published, visited Major Scgrave and said: 'I hear you want to get back the ? record. Go ahead and get a car built. Tell the designer to spend what he likes sad spare no money -ia .ni;i\j^ig the car i safe as is Jiunianly 4S3jsaIi-le- ** - I Major Segravc commissioned a motor j engineer, Captain Irving (42) a North j Countryman. Irving carried out the | commission and the car cost £15,000. j It may be estimated that the car will cover 150 miles in its trial and racing including run-ups and slow-downs, equi valent to one hour's wcrk, and it will probably not be wanted afterwards. The cost works out at £250 a minute. Practically every component is of best English steel. Even small nuts j have been specially turned. The engine j...
SWIMMING 100 YARDS CHAMPIONSHIP McKENZIE RETAINS THE TITLE. Perth, January 11. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
SWIMMING ? ♦ ? 100 YARDS CHAMPIONSHIP McEENZIE RETAINS THE TITLE. #?? ? Perth, January 11. ? Opposed by five of the State's fast est swimmers at the 'Ciaremoht Baths last night, H. McKenzie, the brilliant Clarcmont sprinter, retained his title in the 100 yards free style State championship at the WtA;A.S,A. Car nivaL The finalists were N. H. Unbe haun, A. D. Howison, H. McKenzie, H. Yaentpch, 'A. Reay and E. R. King. The field got away well to a good start, but King failed to pace it with his more experienced opponents. At 80 yards Yaentsch was a yard clear of McKenzie, Contrary to his usual style Yaentsch failed to come on, and amid wild excitement MeKenzie got up to win by a little better than a touch, with inches separating Unbehaunj How son and Reay in the struggle for third, place. i i .
CHURCH SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
CHURCH SERVICES. Wesley Church. — The Rev. Milton R. Maley will preaeu at both services in Wesley Church on Sunday, and at Bluff Point at 3 p.m. The Junior Endeavour meets at 10 a.m. and the Sunday School at 3 p.m. Anglican Church. — At Christ Church to-morrow there will be Holy Communion at S a.111., Mattins at 11 a.m., Holy Baptism at ?i p.m., &.ml Evensong at 7.30 p.m.; also Holy Communion at Xarngulu at 10 a.m. Presbyterian Church. — Sermons calculated to encourage those who feel keenly the strain of life win be delivered in St. John's Presbyterian Church to-morrow at both servicc-s. At the morning service the subject will be ''Length of Days,' and the evening subject will be 'The Loving Tender ness of God.'* The solo, 'Jesu, Lover .of My Soul,' will be rendered at the evening service. The preacher through out the day will be the Rev. W. G. Reekie.
THEATRE'S FUTURE PLAYWRIGHT'S ADVICE. London. January 11. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
THEATRE'S FUTURE PLAYWRIGHT'S ADVICE. London, January 11.. Henry Arthur Jones, dramatist, who -?- died in England on Monday, included in his will, a message dealing with the future of the theatre. The message stated: 'Several times when I offered my best work to the public, without regard to any poular success, I encountered condemnation from Press and public. I am convinced that England cannot have modern drama worthy of her place among the nations until the great ?*-o-3y of English men of letters take a diligent and understanding interest in the theatre. I ask them to accept this legacy of a -last few words in a spirit of forebear , ance and frienrliness.' S Sir James Barrie, Sir Arthur Pinero / and Mr. Rudyard Kipling were all in ?J disposed, and unable to attend the » funeral to-day.
IMPERIAL TELEGRAPHY NEW COMPANY'S POLICY CHEAPNESS AND EFFICIENCY London. January 10. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
IMPERIAL TELEGRAPHY NEW COMPANY'S POLICY CHEAPNESS AND EFFICIENCY »?- London, January 10. Sir Basil Blackett, who is chairman of the new Communications Company which has taken over the Imperial wireless and cable services following the passage of an Enabling Act to conform with the recommendations of » the Wireless Conference, said to-day that the company would increase the cheapness and efficiency of Empire communications. Its dividends would be six per cent, and any excess profits over the amount due to shareholders would be divided into two equal parts — one to go to the company, and the other towards reduction of rates, or other purposes approved by the advis ory committee. The activities of the company would provide a new and big advantage on tho lines of an interIm perial public utility. The service was substituting co-operative development in telegraphic communications for un economic competition, and securing all -' the attendant advantages at cheaper rates for the public. T...
BOXING CUNNINGHAM v. SILVEST. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
BOXING CUNNBIGHAM v, SELVBST. Great interest is being taken in?the forthcoming Cunninghani-Silvcst fight. As this is th'e first time CuEningham has undertaken a serious preparation. he is showing much improved form. - Fa. - Silvest he is taking on a very serious proposition, a fighter who' has provel himself time out of number. 'There ought to be only one head ' to every family,' declared the earnest speaker in the club. 'That's true,' agreed a Jittle man, standing T»y the mantelshelf, making figures on a piece ? of paper. 'You agree, do you?' ask ed the first man, with a smile. *CJS deed I do,' was the v answer. ' 'I've just paid for hats for nine daughters.3* The 'London Times' «iya that Brit ain if pre-eminent in all the more prac- . tical aspects of flying. The most not able achievements of the year have been lhe world cruise of Iho* R.A.P. Byfag boats, and Mr. Bert Hinklcr's flight to Australia.
FALLS FROM BUILDINGS MAN AND CHILD ESCAPE LIGHTLY Perth. January 12. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
FALLS FROM BUILDINGS ~ MAN AND CHILD ESCAPE V . ~ LIGHTLY Perth, January 12. _ While playing on a balcony at his home at 599 Newcastle-street, West Perth, yesterday morning, Ronald Gos ncy (6), fell about 25ft. to the ?ysxA- below. Despite the distance of the - — fall he sustained only lacerations to ' one finger, and a bruise .on the head. ITc was removed in the St. John ambulance to the Children's Hospital, where ha was detained for observation. j Another escape from serious injury '^ _' was experienced by Andrew Joseph Hannigan (42), when he fell from a window on the first floor of the Bank sia Coffee Palace in James-street, about - - 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon. He sns taincd only bruises and abrasions.
INFLUENZA EPIDEMIC 12,000 AMERICAN DEATHS SECOND OUTBREAK PREDICTED Washington, January 11. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
INFLUENZA EPIDEMIC 12,0tf0AMERICAN DEATHS SECOND OUTBREAK PBEDICTED Washington, January 11. Bacteriologists and scientists repre senting twenty States, who are meet ing here to study the influenza out break, listened to the reading of a paper prepared by Surgeon-General ' Hugh S. Cumming, in which he declar ed that a second epidemic, with a high er death-rate may follow the present outbreak. Dr. Cumming was stricken with influenza three days ago. The first epidemic, which broke out in November last, had taken over r 12,000 lives in the 65 principal cities up to January 5.
TROUBLE IN CHINA JAPANESE THREATENED GENERAL STRIKE FEARED Shanghai, January 10. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
TROUBLE IN CHINA JAPANESE THREATENED GENERAL STRIKE FEARED Shanghai, January 10. Trouble is' brewing in Hankow in consequence of the refusal of the Japanese authorities to compensate the family of a ricksha coolie who was h killed by a Japanese marine motor cyclist. Recently more than 9,000 Chinese employees of Japanese concerns struck work and to-day a general strike is feared. ?' *The anti-Japanese boycott is spread ing and the Chinese Foreign Minister has warned the Japanese Consul that the responsibility for the trouble will rest with him (the Consul). Posters denouncing the Japanese are appearing everywhere in Hankow, and Japanese marines are patrolling the boundaries of the concession.
JERVIS BAY EPISODE JACKSON AGAIN PROMINENT London. January 10. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
: JERVIS BAY EPISODE ♦ — - — JACKSON AGAIN PROMINENT London, January 10. The Cuban half-caste Jackson, who was tho central figure in the Jervis Bay disturbance, and who is being detained in the Hull gaol, is causing a comic ] cuuimotion in official circles. The rea '' son for his detention is that he is a non-Britisher. Officials declare that Jackson first swore he was born at Hull, but the authorities, after extensive investiga tions, found this to be untrue. Jack son then said he was born in Liverpool, but similar investigations met with a similar result. When the Cuban was ? again informed of the result of inves tigations he replied that ho was born '* in Brisbane Official^ state that the possibilities in the case arc enormous, because Jack son maji swear that his birthplace was any one of thousands of towns, each necessitating fruitless investigation. ~^ Official circles express the opniion that if Jackon was born in Britain, then he must be pet free; if he was born any where el...
Tipsy cake. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
Tipsy cake. Cut an old sponge cake level at the bottom, make a small hole at the top and pour over and into it four table spoonfuls of brandy amL . sufficient sherry or raisin -wine to sorfk\it. Let it stand for two hours, then cut 2oz. almonds into strips and stick ail over. Make a custard with -unc pint custard, powder, -J-pint new milk, J-pint cream, and 2oz. white sugar, and pour itl when cool, round but not over the cake.
AN ALBANY MYSTERY MAN DEAD ON BOCKS Albany, January 11. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
AN ALBANY MYSTERY MAN DEAD ON BOCKS Albany, January 11 Puzzling features are associated with the finding of the body of .an uniden tified man, about 1.30 o'clock this af ternoon, on rocks about a quarter or a mile west of Point King, near the nilnt station. Wm. Gregory Dounes, a visitor, who was«going on a fishing ex cursion made the discovery, and at once notified the pilot crew. A police partv was summoned by telephone, and, with' the pilot crow, proceeded to the spot with a launch and dinghy, and re covered the body, which was fully clothed and lying in a crevice clear of the water line, there being a reced ing tide. The bodv was that of a cleaa shaven elderly man, dressed in a dark grey coat, blue trousers and black boots, with shirt, collar and tic. His height was about oft. 7in., weighing about nine stone. A slip of paper found in his wallet bore the name and address of 'J. Rapson, Newcastle, New South Wales.' The knees and hands were somewhat mutilated, evidently by con tact ...
SCRAMBLED EGGS WITH CHEESE [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
SCRAMBLED EGOS WITH CHEESE To four eggo add four tablespoons of m Ik,' four tablespoons of grated mild cheese, a. level teaspoonful of salt, a few grains. of pepper, and beat slightly. Melt a tablespoon of but ter in & pan, 'and when not turn in the nurture. .Goofc dLowly and stir constantly until the; contents are firm, but soft. Arrange the eggs on toast, and serve. Garnish with sprig8 of paisley. ? ?' ' '?' ' ':\-r~~s~ ';':\.
BRITISH RAILWAYS FREQUENCY OF ACCIDENTS OFFICIAL ANSWER TO UNEASINESS London, January 11. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 12 January 1929
BRITISH RAILWAYS ? -♦ ? . FREQUENCY OF ACCI DENTS OFFICIAL ANSWER, TO UNEASINESS London, January 11. The public uii easiness at the frequen «y^.of accidents on British railways, ac centuated by the smash at Ashchurch (Gloucester) on Tuesday, when the dri ver of an express and three passengers were killed after a collision with a shunting goods train, has been answer ed by a statement from Mr. J. H. Rol lows, vice-president of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway Com pany, whose trains were involved. He declares that the driver of the express, in the Gloucester accident was true to his type. He was steady and solid and nothing would rattle him. He was typical of 29,000 drivers and fire men on the system. Locomotives were better to-day than ever they were, and the express engine was one of the lat est and best types. 'Thus,' he said, 'you had man and mat-nine as near perfection as possible. We have absolute confidence in the per manent way, and every proved safety device ha-s been...