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West Touring Talkies Programme for Northampton TWO ROMANTIC FILMS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 21 February 1948
West Touring Talkies ? v Programme for Northampton - TWO ROMANTIC FILMS For the next programme to be screened by the West Touring Talkies at Northampton, the management has booked two features of a romantic character. These are 'Thrill of a . Romance' and 'Dnngerons Partners/' ] which will be supported by a' cartoon and the latest newsreeis. 'Thrill of a Romance*' is a smash hit musical tilined in glorious techni- ; color and stars Van Johnson and Esther Williams. Both stars are at their best, Esther Williams as a swimming instructor who marries a stuffed-shirt business man, and Van Johnson as au ? Air Corps major on leave after heroic exploits in the South Pacific. They meet at a swank resort, where Esther and her' brand new husband, played by Carleton Youug, come for their honey moon. But a big business deal in ? Washington seems to be more import ant to Young than does his honeymoon and Esther finds herself attracted to the suiilmg young officer. Before they realise it, they, fin...
American Politics OPPOSITION TO TRUMAN Stand by Southerners "A RESPECTFUL CAUTION" Washington, February 20. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 21 February 1948
American Politics OPPOSITION TO TRUMAN Stand by Southerners 'A RESPECTFUL CAUTION' Washington, February 20. About tif ty Lxemocpiric -Congressmen from eleven southern States lorina Un- declared war to-day on President Truiumi's civil rights programme. At a private meeting they adopted a reso lution pledging co-operation with -Jov- ernors of the Southern States who axe opposing the President's anti-lyuclnug, aim-poll tax, and aiui-segregurion legis lation. The resolution 'respectiully but firniiy cautioned' Democratic Party leaders against putting into the Party's platform that which would assuredly jeopardise its success in the South, where it has been nourished aud sus tained throughout its existeuce. 'The President's proposals would constitute an invasion of the States sovereignty,' said the resolution. The proposals would intei^upt the progress bt'injr made by severJtl States iu ihe adjustment of difficult problems arising from inter-racial difficulties. At Little Kock (Arkansas)...
SHIPPING DELAYED [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 21 February 1948
SHIPPING DELAYED Due to the cyclonic disturbance which has prevailed north of Gerald ton, the departure of two vessels which berthed at the port from Fremantle to-day has been delayed until 7 a.m. tomorrow. The ships concerned are the m.v. Gorgoti, of the Blue Funnel lane, which hertlted at 7.30 a.m. and loaded 2,7*S0 sheep and 300 tons of flour for Singapore, and the m.v. Kybra, of the State Shipping Service, which berthed at 12.45 p.m. and loaded thirty rams ami ten tons of fuel oil for Port HeUlund and feu tons of general cargo for various north-west ports. The Kybra 's destination is Port Hedland, and the vessel will call at all inter mediate ports on the northbound voyage. .' * ? £
Activities in Germany In Soviet-Occupied Zone AMERICAN SUSPICIONS Berlin, February 20. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 21 February 1948
Activities in Germany ♦ ? In Soviet-Occupied Zone AMERICAN SUSPICIONS Berlin, Februarv 20. There were constant rumors of naval ship building, uranium mining and pro duction of .questionable war equipment in the Russian zone of Germany. So said the l.'nited Statin zmie M*H*afy Governor (Lieutenant-General Clay) at a meeting of the Allied Control Council yesterday. He was answering charges by Rus sia's Marshal Sokolovsky that the Wes tern Powers had failed to demilitarise Western Germany. Such rumors, General Clay said, were helping to destroy Four-Power confidence. It would be a good thing to clear them up by inspection of Ger man demilitarisation in all zones.
Onions for Dollars Shipments for America TRIAL CONSIGNMENTS Melbourne, February 21. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 21 February 1948
Onions for Dollars Shipments for America TRIAL CONSIGNMENTS Melbourne, February 21. Onions are the latest Australian com modity to be used to earn dollars. More than 6,000 tons of the best quality brown onions have been loaded on two American ships for the United States. A consignment of 3,000 tons iu the Hawaiian Citizen, which left Victoria Dock yesterday for San Francisco, was an experiment, said the ship's master (Captain Troupe). The ship had no refrigerated space. The exporters are relying on the air conditioning system to keep the onions in good order. Another 3.000 tons will go in the Ventura which Ls due to sail on Tues day.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 21 February 1948
t ? Advertising Rates Five Ordinary words to Line Miscellaneous — All adver tisements under this heading are charged at 7d. per line with mini mum of 2/-. Wedding Reports and Lists of presents, 3/- per in. Funeral Reports and Lisrs of Wreaths, 3/- per in. Advertising Rates Five Ordinary words to Line Birth Notices — Minimum (5 lines), 3/G. Deaths, Marriages, Fun eral and Meuioriam Notices — Minimum (T» lines), 3/6. Leader Page or other Paragraphs under rend ing matter, 7d. per linn
People on the Move Midland Omnibus Service PASSENGERS BY ROAD [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 21 February 1948
People on the Move ? ♦ ? Midland Omnibus Service PASSENGERS BY ROAD The following are the passengers who travelled by the bus of the Mid land Railway Company between LVi'ili and (ieraldion during the past few days : — Perth to Geraldtou (Friday) — Messrs. H. Wiles, J. ilidlyu, J. Itiggs, j C. OMalley, p. Brook, T. Hickey, J. j ? Cracknell, J. Butclier, R. Eva us, R. ' Erskiue, J. Collins, C Brown, ltuckle, I Smith, Mesdaines S. Foug, C. Johnson, '? -M. Mounter, A. Greesou, J. Collins, ' Ruckle, Misses J. Bradford and V. l'ower. G«raldton to Perth (Saturday) — Messrs. C. Cullerton, T. O'Brien, T. j Casady. It. Johnston, England, Beatty, ' Cuuiiniugs, M. Sears, Mesdauies R. ; GiblMngs, L. SSullivau, I'earse, Ru'ss, lieattj-, Quartenuaiue, M. A. Howard, . Misses O. Bower, \V. Brady, P. Tliouii) s».iu, J. Muss, V. Mundy, P. Mundy. P. MacDouald, H. Glass, L. Glass, E. j Stei)hens, -;. Sauford. K. Brown, M. i Scott, B. Hoops and Quartermaine.
Northern District Racing Meeting of Moora Club WEIGHTS FOR SATURDAY [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 21 February 1948
Northern District Racing i Meeting of Moora Club I WEIGHTS FOR SATURDAY The following weights haw been declared for the meeting to be. eon ducted by ilw Moora Race Club at Moora on Saturday m-xf : - — MAIDKN HACK HACK Five furlongs Fair .Cheer - 10 7 Oameta - - - U iJ Bencubbin - 10 0 Bay Boy - - U 7 Lee Aim - - 10 0 Min Leaf - - !) 7 INilli's ivyr - 10 «» Packman - - !» 7 j Van. -:old - H- 0 Kitty O'Shea !- 7 Trivalve - - I-» O Adelaide ? '.'» 7 Attar Boy - - 0 V^ THItEE SPRINGS HANDICAP j (Second Class) j Five furlongs (First Division* ftay Label - VI -S Bril. Lady - 1* 7 Mulgine - - 11 3 Merry Peter '.- 7 Rosally ? 11 0 Ging ----«.» 7 Waitahit - - 10 7 Fair Cheer - 9 7 i ?Jewel ? 10 O Koifuriei - -it 7 i Commotion - *.♦ S j THUKK SPIUNCS HANDICAP (Third Class) j Five furlongs j (Second I-ivisiom j Oalliboo - - 10 12 Lee Abu - !» 7 Loch Cress 10 0 Cauieta - - - l» 7 Gold Prince 10 7 Guy Fawkes » 7 Whicosy - - 30 7 Kitty O'Shea !- 7 SXsirrikiib - - 9 1' Cumro ? !- 7 Bencub'oin - - ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 21 February 1948
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LOCAL AND GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 21 February 1948
LOCAL AND GENERAL Two Traffic Accidents. — Two minor traffic accidents occurred within :il- l«ur of each other in Geraldton yester day. The iirst took place at '- p.m. in Marine Terrace, when a car driven !-y Mr. 11. Skinner, of Shenton Street, which was pulling out from the kerb, collided with a taxi, driven by Mr. K. E. Whitby, and which was travelling in the same direction. The right-hand mudguard of Mr. Skinner's car and the left-hand mudguard of Mr. Whitby's car were damaged. N-» person was injured as a result of the occurrence. \ second collision took place in Dur lacher Street at n.4.'- p.m. when a motor ,- car driven by Mr. J. W. Gould, of i Xarngtilu. and which was pulling out j from the kerb in the vicinity of \Yes- j tralian Farmers Co-Opeiative Limited, collided with the rear left-hand wheel of a motor wagon driven by Mr. D. .T. j Cairn, of Chapman Road. Geraldton. Slight damage was caused to the right hand front mudguard of Goulds vehicle. Pink Wheat CJrains.— During th...
TENNIS Nabawa Visits Geraldton CATHOLIC CLUB'S WIN [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 21 February 1948
TENNIS ♦ ? ? ; Nabawa Visits Geraldton CATHOLIC CLUB'S WIN j Members of the Nabawa Tennis Club journeyed io Geraldton on Sunday last to try conclusions with representa tives of the Catholic Club. The matches were in most 'instances closely fought and, after an enjoyable day, th«J home team ran out tlfe winners with a margin of six sets iu their favor. Details of the matches are as fol lows :- — ' Men's Doubles F. Smith and R. Nairn beat E. Stokes and N. Kupsch, -i-l ; 14. Clarke' and E. j Giles lost to C. Gould aud L. Gould, .1-0; R. Pass and B. Jack lost to F. Hay ward and A. Jupp, 2-G; C. Stokes aud V. O'Dea beat J. Jupp and T. Cooper, (5-3 ; D. Pearce and B. Jack lost to E. Gould and D. Smith, 2-6; D. Pearce aud C. Stokes beat E. Gould and D. Smith, 0-2; F. Smith aud R. Nairn beat C. Gould and L. Gould, 6-2; 11. Clarke and E. Giles beat E. Stokes and N. Kupsch, -»-4 ; R. Pass and B. Jack beat 3. Jupp and T. Cooper, G-l ; C. Stokes and V. O'Dea lost to F. Hayward ? aud A. Jupp, 5-...
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 21 February 1948
PERSONAL Mr. L. Zurcher, of Sauford Street, is at present au inmate of Roselhi Hos pital. ****** Mr. 14. J. Reedy, of Northern Gully. win » has not enjoyed normal health conditions during recent weeks, is at , present au inmate of Ros-olla Hospital. - ft :L A A .» Mr. and Mrs. Sydney Fong, of Fran cis StrecT, will sail from Geraldtoa by the m.v. Gorgou to-morrow on an extended holiday visit to China. ***** Mr. A. J. Watson, of Goldsmith's Hall, left Geraldton by mad yesterday mgruiiig oil a brief business visit im Perth. ' * C * * 5 Mr. J. Anderson, manager of the National Bank at Geraklton, is at pre sent undergoing treatment -« Rosell.-t Hospital, to which institution he was admitted early this week. * * 4 * * Mr. Frank Man ford, managing direc tor of Frank Mauford Limited, is at present on a brief business visit to Ger aldton and is staying at the Victoria ll'iol. J *♦**?» : .Mrs. C. V. Cavanagh, of Marine Ter ra u-, loft Geraldlon by last nights train to spend a few days in the ...
Radio Theatre Talkies Current Attractions REVIEW OF PROGRAMMES [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 21 February 1948
Radio Theatre Talkies Current Attractions REVIEW OF PROGRAMMES Revealing the epic courage of the men who defended the growing West against marauding bauds of hired rust lers. 'San Auroniu' will be screened for ihe last tune ;tt the Radio Theatre to-night. The main supporting attrac tion is --Dressed ro Kill'' starring Basi. Ituthuone and Nigel Bruce. The pro gramme for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights is as follows: — (1) — Universal Reporter. «-)— 'She Wouldn't Say Yes (Rosalind Russell, and Lee Bowman). (3) — Brevity. (4) — 'IfeariiHfat' (G;nger Rogers and Jean Pierre Auniont). 'Slie Wouldn't Say Yes' Starring Rosalind Russell and Le» Bowman. 'She Wouldn't Say Yes,' i- scheduled f--r scrfeniny on Monday, i'uesday and Wednesday. Miss Rus sell plays a lady psychiatrist who takes vtlKM- people'* minds apart but can i make up her own. SI,e is helped out oi ihis ditliculty by Lee Bowman, Charlet IVimiinger, Percy Kiluridge. Harrj Davenport ;ind A dele Jergeus. ' 'Heartbeat' A comed...
District Turf Handicapping REPLY TO MR. HADDY [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 21 February 1948
District Turf Handicapping REPLY TO MR. HADDY Sir, — As one of the public who sup port racing purely for the interesting sport it provides, I read with mixed feelings the letter written by Mr. Haddy and published in your issue of February 5th. Owners of horses have a duty to the public to give the best' sport possible, aiu! perhaps the greatest influence in this regard is the coopera tion of those interested in horses with the officials appointed by the Western Australian Turf Club and the local clubs. The letter written by Sir. Haddy cannot have the effect of main taining or improving the relations between the parties concerned. While I ani not in a position to judge the merits of this case, or any other regard ing weights given to horses, I do know, and I have no doubt that Mr. Haddy knows, that his dissatisfaction, as expressed in his letter to your paper, could hafe been properly brought before the Northern Districts Racing Associa tion for transmission to the Western Australian...
Custom Men's Haul Seizure at Fremantle PILLAGING SUSPECTED Perth, This Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 21 February 1948
Custom Men's Haul i Seizure at Fremantie PILLAGING SUSPECTED t Perth, This Afternoon. A motor truck had to be obtained yesterday to remove contraband goods worth more than £20U discovered by Customs searchers in the s.s. Me. Revel stoke Park. There were seven genera- ' tors, two self-starters, a bag of auto spare parts, ninety-five singlets, ninety live shirts, sixteen men's coats, two tablecloths, two pieces of cloth and some table napkins. , All the goods, which were confiscated, were taken to the King's Warehouse, Fremantle. The Mt. Revelstoke Park reached J Fremantle from Colombo in ballast on , Thursday to replenish bunkers. It is ? almost certain that the goods seized I were pillaged from a cargo carried by j the ship on a previous voyage and were intended to be smuggled ashore for dis posal in the black market at an Austra lian port. The goods were found, hid den iu various parts of the ship.
The Geraldton Guardian SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1948 ANTARCTIC TERRITORY [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian — 21 February 1948
afte (gerardfon (guardian SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21. 1D4S ANTARCTIC TERRITORY The recent jicriviiy of Argent iiii:ui . and Chilean naval forces in tin* Antarc tic are,:i known ;ts the Falkland I*lsimte Dependency, south of South America, ; ;!n-l ihe Jfrhisli reaction thereto, have' served to focus considerable attention . on a region sovereignly over which is UisiTiiU'd hy Britain which certainly | claimed il IIrr«i . and the tJ«»v«*rnmcuts of , llic two S-;iitli AiiH'i-ican republics, who apiroar to be making a very poor show- : ing- j The most active nations tor many ; years in exploration ami sciontilic iii*- i covery in Antarctica — the economic i value -»f which is almost ctiiircly prob- - leiuaticiil haw been the United States | :ui-! the British Empire (including Aus- I tnifia). The British years ag-i pegjivd ; t.ut a claim i-- (he s«*cior which Jics j betwrvn --? aii'i ^-t Uejrrocs longitude ! c;)s;t. c\tenilii:g to the South Pole and i including (he South Shetland Islands; | bu...