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Farmers in Conference Membership Drive Mooted UNION'S OBJECTIVE Perth, This Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 12 February 1948
Farmers in Conference &nbsp; Membership Drive Mooted UNION'S OBJECTIVE Perth, This Afternoon. . A drive for a 100 per cent. member- ship "muster" of all primary producers in the Farmers' Union is to be made. At to-day's conference of the Union in Perth it was decided that branches throughout the State should take action to increase membership. An original motion suggested that more paid organisers should be employ- ed by the Union to recruit new mem- bers, but the Donnybrook delegate (Mr. &nbsp; P. Ladyman) secured an amendment &nbsp; that the work should be done by branches. Paid organisers would be too expensive, he said. "Any fool can muster a big mob of cattle in the middle of a paddock, but it takes a smart fellow to get the stragglers out of the scrub," he said. The Farmers' Union has now about 8,600 members.
Commodity Prices FALLS IN U.S. CONTINUE Losing Some of Momentum WHEAT VALUES DOWN New York, February 11. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 12 February 1948
Commodity Prices FALLS IN U.S. CONTINUE Losing Some of Momentum WHEAT VALUES DOWN New York, February 11. Prices fell again on the Commodity and Securities Markets to-day, but the slide appeared to be losing some of its momentum. Grains were sharply lower on the Chicago Board of Trade at the end of the day's trading after a mid- session rally had failed to hold wheat, which began by dropping the full per- missible limit of 8d. Corn and oats were also down, but not to the limit. Cotton made a better recovery. The pig market rallied as farmers again held livestock in a move to boost prices after Monday's big break which sent prices to the lowest level for sixteen months. Stocks on the New York Exchange eased from the start, but declines were less precipitous than they were yes- terday. At the close the Market was irregular, but most of the losses were limited to A6/2 per share or less. The turnover was 1,500,000 shares. Dropping United States prices were reflected in Toronto, Winnipeg ...
High School Re-Opens Influx of New Students ACCOMMODATION TAXED [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 12 February 1948
High School Re-Opens Influx of New Students ACCOMMODATION TAXED When the scholastic year of the Ger- aldton High School opened on Tuesday 140 new pupils were enrolled to bring the total number of students in atten- dance at the school to 312, which figure exceeds that of the previous year by sixty-two. The headmaster (Mr. R. G. Evans) explained yesterday that as the school was built to house 250 students only, accomodation was now severely taxed. Further new enrolments were expected and it was not improbable that the attendance figure would be brought up to 350 pupils. There have been a number of changes in the teaching staff. Mr. J. Howieson, who was the first-master since 1941, has been transferred to the Northam High School, and is being temporarily replaced by Mr. F. S. Andrew until the first-master's succes- sor (Mr. G. Lambert), formerly of the Eastern Goldfields High School, and who is at present on long service leave, resumes teaching at the beginning of the third term. Mr. ...
Fluorescent Lighting Experiments in Britain QUESTION OF SAFETY [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 14 February 1948
Fluorescent Lighting ? *. ? Experiments in Britain QUESTION OF SAFETY Tests are being carried out in Britain to determine whether lluoresceut light ing provides the most suitable form of illuminating coal 'nines. Nine experi mental installations are being com- ] pieted for the Aational Coal Board, j which has set uji a committee to assess j their value iu improving conditions [ underground and iu contributing to I greater production. j This technique is not entirely new iu Britain, since- it has been used iu various mines, but it -is now being tried out in a big way iu order to discover how far it can be made universal Most experts believe that it will revolu tionise conditions at the coalface. I Foremost, among the factors now j being considered is, the question of j safety, but technicians are confident I that no added risk is attached to this I form of lighting. The first trial instal j larion n«»w being used at a colliery in I Kent, suggests that its reduced bril ! liaiice and t...
West Touring Talkies Programme for Northampton DOUBLE FEATURE BILL [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 14 February 1948
West Touring Talkies 1 ? ' W ? Programme for Northampton DOUBLE FEATURE BILL The next programme to be screened by the West Touring Talkies at North ampton will include two features in ?The Killers' and 'White Tie aud Tails,' which will be supported by selected shorts and the latest news reels. Adapted from Krnest Hemingway's classic. 'The Killers' has been uaiis foruicd into a brilliant screen story j with tremendous suspense, and ihe j various steps leading to the climax arc j sharp and clear aud maintain a terrific | tension. The star is Burl Lancaster. ; the. much-hailed new screen discovery. | who is as sciis.it imial as Ihe advertis ing said in the role of Swede, ex-boxer who falls into criminal ways over, a ' woman, and who welcomes with resign- I ation his ?'rubbing out'' by professional gunmen. Lancaster is a line .-id or and gives a strong, emotional portrayal of the Hemingway character, and his pas sionate scenes with Ava Gardner could hardly be more real. Mis actions in t...
Challenger for Title Irishman Versus Louis NIGHT CLUB INCIDENT New York, February 14. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 14 February 1948
Challenger for Title ? . ? Irishman Versus Louis NIGHT CLUB INCIDENT New York, February 14. Fifty-live-year-old Irishman. Thomas Delaney made an unsuccessful bid for Joe Louis' heavyweight title iu au un scheduled, pimchless tiff in a Broadway night club early to-day. Delaney laud ed on the floor after swinging at Louis. Witnesses agreed that the champion did not hit the «;hal!«?uger. Before swinging his punch Delauey told the champion : — 'So you're Joe Louis. Well. I'm going to beat Walcott to the title. I'm going to become the first Irish heavyweight champion of the world. Louis' manager (Mr. Marshal! Miies- s»id that Delaney fell, 'apparently from wind, he caused by getting out. of there so quickly.''
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 14 February 1948
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 14 February 1948
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Country Week Cricket Geraldton's Fighting Finish ANOTHER DEFEAT [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 14 February 1948
Country Week Cricket Geraldton's Fighting Finish ANOTHER DEFEAT i Geraldtou was defeated by 130 runs I and six wickets mi tht» first innings when opposed to Mt. Barker at the Country Cricket Carnival iu Perth on Thursday last. The local team fought gamely to save au innings defeat aud mainly due to tiie big hitting of Cham berlain and Symonds won through. Details of the scores are as follows : — GERALDTON F. Symonds, I.b.w., b K. Souuness - 1). Donald, run out ? - - . . 0 U. Sewell, c Pickles, b K. Sounness 10 C. Cross, c and 1) C. Sounuess - - 4 .1. I ickering, b C. Sounness .... 2 II. Keegnii, c Sounness, b K. Soun ness ? 2 Chamberlain, c Thomas, b C. Soun ness ? J T. Pickering, not out ? 3 W. Low. b K. Sounness ? 3 M. Haydock, b K. Souuness .... - Suudries ? 3 ? Total , 30 Second Innings F. Symonds. c Costeilo. b Sounness 21 I R. Sewell, c M. Sounness, b ? 13 I D. Donald, c and b Souuness .... 0 j C. Cross, b Trent ? H j J. Pickering, l.li-.w., b ? ? * I R. Keegan, not out ? H j ...
Geraldton's Poor Showing A FOURTH DEFEAT [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 14 February 1948
Geraldton's Poor Showing A FOURTH DEFEAT Geraldton sustained its fourth suc cessive defeat in tue Country Cricket Week iu Perth yesterday, when Eastern Goidhelds gained a comfortable victory on the first innings. The local team was again required to tight grimly to save an innings defeat. Batting nrst, Eastern Goldfields compiled 204 runs, to which Geraldton was able to reply wilh only 75 runs. No less than five of the batsmen were dismissed before opening their accounts. It. Sewell top scored with 22 runs and he was ably assisted by C. Cross, who compiled 18 runs before his wicket was shattered, v tvi -ui'iiliii finished bv taking six wickets for tvn runs. In a second innings Geraldton lost four wickets for 79 runs, Symonds heading the batting list with 35 runs. Details of the scores are as follows: — EASTERN GOLDFIELDS W. Kelli, run out- ? 42 E. O'Loughlin, run out ? 0 It. Donaldson, b Sewell ? 12 J. Mews, b Keegan ? 20 C. Youug, c Pickering, b Keegau 22 C. Warburton, c and b Keeg...
Services Eulogised Police Inspector Farewelled AN EFFICIENT OFFICER [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 14 February 1948
Services Eulogised ! . ? ? ) Police Inspector Fareweiled AN EFFICIENT OFFICER j There was a representative gather ing at rhe premises of the Geraldtou j Citizens and Police Boys' Club on ! Thursday night last, when members of various Government departments and j of the civic and commercial life of the : town assembled to bid farewell to ' Policv-Inspector A. M. O'Connor and Mrs. O'Connor, who are shortly ;«- i leave the town to make their home in j the metropolis. Insjiector O'Connor, : who has been in charge of the Northern j Police nistrict for the past two years. ! retired last week-end from the service ? of the Western Australian Police i Force.- The chair was occupied by the : clerk or courts (Mr. A. It. Uut-herford t , ' who apologised for the absence' of the , resident magistrate (Mr. T. Anscll). j In proposing the toast of the guesis j of the evening the Mayor of Geraldtoii j U-r. J. McAWr) said that his pleasure} at being present rhat evening was : tinged with the regret th...
People on the Move Midland Omnibus Service PASSENGERS BY ROAD [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 14 February 1948
People or the Move Midland Omnibus Service PASSENGERS BY ROAD The following are the passengers who travelled by the bus of the Mid land Kail way Company between Penh j mid Geraldtou duriug the past two days : — Perth to Geraldton (Friday I. — Messrs. G. Strong. L. Gochis. A. John son. P.. Thomas. A. Taylor. .1. Shep pard. M. Xiclflakis. \V. Harris. A. ; Hebiton. K. Angel. G. Lancr. Mesdames ] G. Strong. A. Johnson, A. Taylor. M. j H wiley, D. Stone. A. Vaudeleur. A. I Hehiton, Misses A. Healey and D. Harris. Geraldton to Penh (Saturday I.— Messrs. G. Cox. K. Bruce. H. Davies. A. H. Powell. P. Jack. D. U. Aunetts. 1). Atkinson. J. Hose. A. T. Cream. C. Xeille. T. Cogan. Mitchell. Olden, .lack son. Dring. liaynor. Mesdames Broad. G. Hewitt. Wallace. G. -«x. H. Davies. T. Cogau. H. Atkinson. M. Hose. Misses M. Mills. M. Cogaii. M. Atkinson. M. King. Broad. Wallace aud Sutton.
PROBLEMS OF PARTITION Arabs Accuse America "SIDED WITH RUSSIA" London, February 14. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 14 February 1948
PROBLEMS OF PARTITION Arabs Accuse America 'SIDED WITH RUSSIA' London, February 14. The United States of America had helped Communism to develop in the Middle Bast by siding with Russia iu the Palestine partition scheme, said the ! Arab political mission leader (Izzedeeu Shawa Bey) to-day. Many East Euro pean Jews migrating to Palestine are Communist spearheads, he said. Shawa Bey is being recalled to the Middle East for discussions with the Arab League «and the Palestine Arab Higher Organisation on the question of forming an international brigade to help the Arabs.' He said : — 'Between 8000 and 10,000 volunteers from Britain, the United States ot America, Canada, South Africa, India and Ceylon, World War II. veterans, are offering.'
RECENT AIR TRAVELLERS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 14 February 1948
RECENT AIR TRAVELLERS The following passengers travelled to aud from Geraldtou by the air ser vice of the MacKobertson-Miller Avia tion Company Limited duriug the past few days : — Mardie to Geraldton (Thursday I. — Miss .1. Uayner. . ? Ouslow lo Geraldtoii (Thursday). — Mr. J. Drajse. Perth to Geraldlou (Friday).— Messrs. S. Bogle. C- Bogle. P. li- Max well. K. L. Wilson. F. H. -lames. It. Peptoe. W. A. Wjse. Mesdames W. K. Jupp. C. Warburton aud U. Crabbe. Geraldton 10 lerih (Friday*.— Capt. G. B. Wilson. Messrs. G. P. Cogau. U. J. Wilson. A. Anderson. II. Hancock. L. Jacks. T. ShauuhaiK Mes dames G. P. Cogaii. M. Mathews. J. Miffliu. G. S. Williams and Miss K. Cainn*s. Perth to tleraldton (Saturday). — Dr. J. McAleer. Mrs. J. McAleer. Misses I' I^een. P. McGovein. P. SniiUie and Mas ter T. McAleer. Geraidton to Carnarvon (Saturday -. ? Mr. aud Mrs. J. Clime.
ABROLHOS TOURISTS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 14 February 1948
ABKOLHOS TOURISTS The following passengers travelled to the Abroilios Islands by the work 'tat 'Suda Bay' this week: — MeNS'-- E. M. Skinner, D. B. -Skinner. K. Ton kin. S. H. Langsford. W. Dean, S. A. Dean, J. Stokes. C. Grogan. S. Lan caster, II. Itrenuan and G. M. Glaskiu. Mesdames K. M. Skinner and W. I -eau. Misses I). Martin and D. Dean and Masier It. Dean.
Privilege Upheld Mr. Graham's Reaction "I HAD LITTLE DOUBT" Perth, This Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 14 February 1948
Privilege Upheld ? ' ? ^W ? Mr. Graham's Reaction 'I HAD LITTLE DOUBT' Perth, This Afternoon. 'I had very little doubt %abput. the outcome, but ttie exiierience was un nerving,' said Mr. Graham, M.L.A., to-day. '1 am pleased that the matter has been, settled.' ' He was commenting on the decision that no further action would be taken against him for his refusal to answer certain questions at recent sittings of the Itoyal Commission on Housing. Mr. Graham said: — 'Parliamentary privilege has existed since the seven teenth century. The Bill of Rights eays that under freedom of speech and debates on proceedings in Parliament a member ought not to be impeached or questioned in any place outside of Par liament. 3?he ruling of the Crown Law Department upheld the position.