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KILLING OF BLACKS CONSTABLE MURRAY'S EVIDENCE 31 SHOT FOR SELF DEFENCE Adelaide, January 17. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
KILLING OF HACKS CONSTABLE MURRAY'S / EVIDENCE 31 SHOT FOB SELF DEFENCE Adelaide, January 17. Mounted Constable Murray's evidence before the Federal Inquiry Board at Alice Springs yesterday, revealed that in addition to 17 blacks having been shot after the murder of the prospector, Frederick Brooks, it others were killed by a police -party, after an attack on William Moreton, a station owner. Murrav said that, in ear.h instance shots were fired as a last resort to :save the lives of himself and his companions, ions. He told a thrilling story of hand- to hand encounters with wild Myall blacks. Once, he safiL he was so closely pressed by armed natives that he couiu'ndt draw his revolver. He snatched a spear from one of his assailants and plunged it through the man's chest.
MARTYRS TO SCIENCE SPECIALISTS COMMIT SUICIDE CANCER RESEARCH CAUSES POVERTY London, January 16. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
MARTYRS TO SCIENCE SPECIALISTS COMMIT SUICIDE CANCER BESEABCH CAUSES ! POVERTY - ? ? | London, January 16. Two Harley-street speeialists-^-Arthur ? Smith, an expert in radium treatment of ., cancer, and Sidney Smith, radium thera- * peutist, were found lying dead on thel floor of a London flat by a caretaker; to-day with their throats cut. ? I A largo piece of paper, attached ta3 one of the bodies, bore the message: .i 'To Nations' We have given our lives |J to study cancer research, and wye have, reduced ourselves to a state of pover ty. Life is not worth living.' . '? The two specialists were : twin broth- ^ ers. aged 30 years. ;* The newspapers point out that with:] twins, the resemblance is frequently _ mental as well as physical, audif one. becomes distraught so does the other. j
LOCAL & GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
LOCAL & GENERAL Protect Your Byes.— ^There is nothing - like thii glare df the sun jpi the eyes | for spoiling a good stroke, or for ruin ing the eyesight. When playing tennis j use a shade. Ladies' shades, with hair I net, V-; Gents., 2/9. At Guscott's j Spotting Depot. — Advt. j Moooyobnooica Chorea Service. — Next Sunday afternoon : the Rev. W. G. j Reekie will ' resume his monthly ser- ' vices in the Moonydonooka HalL These .services arc quite undenominational, and , a hearty invitation is extended to th-j residents of that district. j Shipping Movements.— The following ves. els were within range of the Ger- j aldton radio station to-«lay. — BellficH, i Alnmoor, Port Dnnedin, £3onicneus, Ar racan, Taiwan, AUcnde, Hokkai Maru, j Baron Kjnnaird, and the Catherine Bad- \ cliffc. ' j Local Institutions Helped. — A sum of £34/6/- was realised by the Christmas stocking, which was disposed of by Mr. T. B. Carter, on behalf of the Visiting Nurse Scheme, the Ambulance Fund, the D...
ALLEGED LIBEL TRADE UNION ACTION. London, January 16. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
ALLEGED LIBEL TRADE UNION ACTION. London, January 1(J. The Trades Union Congress announc es that its general secretary (Mr. Cit rine) has issued a writ for libel against the 'Sunday Express' in respect of an account of his alleged interview with Signor Mussolini. It was stated by the '.Sunday Express' that Mr. Citrine and the' secretary of the In ternational Federation of Trado Unions (Mr. Hassedach) visited Koine in an endeavour to \-L'Vsu:\do Mussolini to al low Italy to join 1 li-' federation, which he Tofuseii. Mr. Citrine subsequently described the statement as a preposter ous fabrication.
WOOL STEALING VICTORIAN GANG AT WORK ROBBERIES FROM MOVING TRAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
WOOL STEALING v ? ? ? VICTORIAN GANG AT WORK BOBBERIES FBOM MOVING TRAINS. As a result of the recovery .o£ six bales of wool from a house in Johnston Street, Collingwood, Victoria, by the Collinjjwood plain clothes police, it is alleged that a remarkable system of train pilfering- has been disclosed. t*i_:_. ' (11^*1 ? f'1/**! .t«.l-kli»«j \f i»I)nnn ?'?'Ii and Holt noticed a man driving a mo tor lorry in Oullingwood. The drivoi of the lorry, observing that the police \\-:ro displaying interest in his inovi.- j ments, is! alleged to have : howu an ] eager desire ti' evade meetiug llic.-.i ! but the police had another purpose i:. view. Having .«fn him driving a loir;; * they formed their own conclusions --.- to how they i-hould proceed to wor!.. Without bothering further aboul tli.r | lorry or its driver they went to tn.- \ house in Johuston street. There ths-.v , loun.l that six bale? oi wool were dump- j od. Of this wool they took iiossessi'.:.. j Tlun thev made further inquiries, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
Telegrams and Letters: 'GUARDIAN' Geraldton. Telephone 29 P.O. Box 33 ? ?'????????» ? iiniinuiiiiunuiiiiiiiiiiiiMmaaNaiaaaMI^ -S^ I ? '?? .^-f -si = THE ' ft* j DISTRICT NEWSPAPER f | I PUBLISHED' DAILY | % I at 5 pjn. (6 p.m. Saturdays). ^Jk Ss | PBT5PAID SUBSJEIPTION BASES f ~Jf I One Year ? £2/10/- I '~' = Nine months ? £1/18/- S * = Six months ? ; — £1/5/6 = | Three months ? XSA^K? J * | '?'???.? K booked 14/- per quarter.*^' f t% f - 5*-.J .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
THE 'MAJESTIC' LOOSE LEAF BINDER ? It is very strong and durable and has the advantage of holding two or three sheets just as firmly and securely as 500 or 1,000. Sheets can be rmeoved or inserted very quickly and easily by adding two or' three inch cestion temporarily and locking the top cover high up. This affords the space necessary and sheets are inserted or removed as in the Security Binder. * \\ The End Key Locking Mechanism of the 'MAJESTIC' is simple and positive and grips both posts equally. IN STOCK IN THE FOLLOWING SIZES: Size of Leaf: 71ns. x 101ns.; 111ns. x 12ins; 131ns. x 131ns. HALF BOUND LEATHER, COBDUBOY SIDES (as illustrated.) Full Particulars on Application to — GERALDTON NEWSPAPERS LTD. GERALDTON The masculine woman is only' attract ive to the man who is not. For FARMERS 6 £ 1Q U^'^\W MGG^™^ , CARRIERS. ';'?'*? ^'™ ^^ LOWER COSTS ^ The most profitable Truck for Wheat Carrying or General Transportation. ; 4 Six-cylinder, 7 bearing crankshaft, pressure tfe£ lubric...
DAZZLING HEAD LIGHTS DEADLY NIGHT DANGERS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
DAZZLING HEAD LIGHTS ? ♦ — DEADLY NIGHT DANGERS The problem, of dazzling lights on motor- cars is one which . has puzzled automobile experts for years, and U still unsolved; but it is said that almost every case of glare from head lights is caused by incorrect focus of th«; lamps, says the Melbourne 'Age.' la many countries motorists are compelled by law to have their head lights ad justed at a certain angle, so that the light will be reflected downward to the road, and not into the eyes oi omc. , . drivers travelling towards them- La ' Victoria the police can proseeute motor- \ ist». for driving with lights which, arc considered dangerous to otbe* traffic ; tiut the demands upon motorists in rs- ' yard to tku focussing of tb^ir l»ea«l j light.) seem to be vague, and.ta«-r« does ; not appear to be any organised effort j hj the police or any other official body i to compel owners of car's to U«--» their j lights properly .adjusted and fro« from '? excessive siud dangerous glare. Many...
BIRDS IN FIGHTING MOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
BIRDS IN FIGHTING MOOD. A commotion was caused at Bar mouth recently by a flock of rooks which attacked two cats. The cats had caught a young rook, and. the whole rookery swooped down, beat the cats with their wings and pecked them, and were so fierce that the two marauders were glad to drop their prey and escape. A flock of seagulls took possession of a newly sown field and were peck ing about when t&e rooks from a neighbouring rookery napped and rushed the gulls until they withdrew to a safe distance. . There is a sheep-dog near Bath whose constant attendant and devot ed graudian is a goose. Wherever the dog goes the goose follows, and when the dog makes the pace hot, , the goose takes wing and recovers posi tion. Recently an imprudent pis wandered near the kennel outside which the goose was acting as sen try, but the intruder was assailed so determinedly- by the goose that be fled back to his own stronghold. A native of Fifeshire was walking along the shore when he was at...
Household Hints. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
y Household Hints. To poach eggs, always put a little vinegar in the water. Shortbread. — For ibis, always use icing sugar, instead of castor sugar. Bread Sauce.— When making it use stale bread crumbs, otherwise us? fresh bread crumbs dried in the oven, but not browned. raper uases. — wnen using tnase tor any cookery, oil the cases before wanted and put them in the oven for a quarter of an hour. Let the oven be at moderate heat. Breadcrumbs for Frying. — Let th-rc being allowed to take colour. By always be baked in the oven with -ut following this rule fish, meat, etc.. coated with egg and crumbs will b« much crisper. Parsley, to Fry. — Let the pan o' fat be quite boiling (fat, unliki water, is then quite still, and a blur vapour rises from it). Draw the pan to the side of the stove before putting in the parsley, as tb3 latter would be spoilt if the fat is too hot. Parsley may te dried or crisped in a slow oven, but it ie not such a nice accompaniment to fried fish, etc., as that wh...
DEPARTED GREATNESS THE EX-CROWN PRINCE A TRAGIC FIGURE. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
DEPARTED GREA1WESS ??--;-:-?--. -.vsa--^ THE EX-CROWN PRINCE ??? — '-^WM A . TEAGIC ' riCFOKE. ; &i :^ A mad motorist, a student «ST*;l-rt|:*§| the classics and modern polities, jaandtl^tS whose slightest move is recorded 'ij&bi^§04 suitable -embellishments by tb&Sie^mi^f'M li can press, a great hater of Frameejiimtf?:* an imitator of all things English. Tfcur^i'; 'wafe the 'rough yen picture yot .'tte'^M;'^! Lrown wince or ixcraiany given, w ms '(writes a correspondent of the 'Itom-J^ ing Post') by one of his intimate^ friends — an Englishman — wto ivB/Jadritl^ returned from Germany after ant -«fc5£ sencc of some 17 years. 'Wfca*e*«rTi his faults, and they are, fio dswAfc^Z many,' was told, ' lie is undoubtedly^ a figure of tragedy; to-day. A maa ?wbn^ has spent' the whole of his impressiOBr;7 - able years expecting to rule a;^raHt^f Empire, suddenly and without7 ?w^jti-;f ing turned into a very ordinarjr «ti-~ : zen, but a citizen whose -every »wnne'a«;-\; ...
LOCHIEL'S SELECTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
I,OCHIEL'S SELECTIONS Breeders' .Plate!— Ttircse 1, Halocu. 2, Zoia Cross ^or Molnette.3. - - Maiden Plaie.— Wlialeman 1, Bizet 2, Carvene 3. , Midland Vintc — Panjay 1, Prince Nass»«. 2, P-Towpfaee or Zora' Crops 3. Blackboy Handicap.— Raymond Ter race 1, Ba^erpix 2, Lanatus 3, _ Midland Purse.— Martel 1, Piargea 2, Rondine 5- . . , _ Wclter.--55olfninn j, Wolverton ' *., Coolah 3.
PERTH WOOL SALES A GOOD DEMAND PRICES WELL MAINTAINED [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
PERU! WOOL SALES A GOOD DEMAND PRICES T7ELL MAINTAINED A large proportion of the 25,000 btiles submitted at the first wool -sale of the second series of West Australian auc tions, and the fourth sale of the sea son, held at Perth on Tuesday .was soid. The . following are the principal pricos obtained for wool from this district:— Dalgety & Co. ... Dalgety and Oo's. offering consisted of 10,000 bales, the prices obtained tor ! district clips being as follows: — 'i Murchison Districts. — Warriedah, 4, 22id.; 7, 22d.; 18, 20id.-;: 5, 20d. Llias i 'Mitchell, Gullcwa, S,'i2d.; 4, 21|d.- 4 211d.; 38, 21d.; 6, 20^d-; ^5, 204d.; 17, 204d.; 23, 20d. Aluralgarra, 5, 22*d.; 7, 22d.; 4, 2Hd.; 14, 20*d.; 6, 20d. j Yallalong, 5, 2Hd. Edah, 5, 23d.; 12. 22i«L; 12, 22id.; 12. 22d.; 10, 21id.; 13J | 21i«L; 17, 21d.; 5, 20Jd.; 17, 20id. Yoweraggabbie, 19, 20Jd. Wanarra. 5, 22|d.; 15, 214d.; 7, 20*d.; 4/20ii Taincrow, % 22*d.; 10, 22d.; 8, 20Jd. Wynyangoo, 7, 22£d.j 9, 20 id.; 14, 20|d. Bunnaw...
BOY SHOT DEAD BROTHER COMMITTED FOR TRIAL ACCUSED'S SANITY DOUBTED Melbourne, January 16. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
BOY SHOT DEAD BROTHER COMMITTED FOR TRIAL ACCUSED'S SANITY DOUBTED TLT/»lV»nnTTir» -Tnnnarv 16. An inquest was held to-day, in con nection with the death of Jack Pope (7), who was shot through the heart at his home 'at Morabbin pn December 24. Philip Pope (13), was committed for trial by the Coroner, on a charge of hav ing murdered his brother. ' Detective CKeefe presented a state ment made by Philip Pope in which he said: 'My reason for shooting Jack was ; that he was always skiting that he could beat me at playing cricket, ani when he would not come out to play I made up my mind that I would go la and shoot him.' Detective OTCcefc added: 'I don'* think that Philip is mentally sound.''
AFGHAN REVOLT KING'S DRAMATIC ABDICATION FRONTIER TROUBLE EXPECTED Calcutta, January 16. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
AFGHAN REVOLT m KING'S DRAMATIC ABDI CATION FRONTIER TROUBLE EXPECTED Calcutta, January 16. Messages from Kabul state that the dramatic abdication of King Amanullah took place on Monday, when the rebels, under Bachasaina,o, surrounded the vil lage of Dclkopak (three' miles west or Kabul), which was the local headquar ters of the King's troops. The rebels captured a large ga,rrison._ and ntafiy guns. They IBcri'bomTjarded ! King Anianullah immediately abdi cated, and an armistice was arranged through th© Mullahs ? i'he latcst^nformatiott states that fighting is proceeding m the. vicinity or Kabul, and that there is a possibility that the rebel leader, who holds the key to the position, will be an a&pirant for the throne. Trouble between the Duranis and the Ghilzais remains by reason of the fact that Inayatullah, the new king, Belong? to the former tribo. Although the fighting has been sevei e in the vicinity of the British Legation, no damage from, inat quarter has i-c.:;' re...
FAILED WITH REVOLVER SUCCEEDED WITH SHOT GUN A DETERMINED SUICIDE Melbourne, January 16. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
FAILED WITH REVOLVER SUCCEEDED WITH SHOT GUN A. DETERMDTED SUICIDE Melbourne. January 16. After unsuccessful efforts to sho.at himself through the head with a 22 ralib-« revolver, Ebcnezer Bray, aged 64, of Petrie-street, Frankston, took his lifo by means of a single barreled shot gun, which he placed above his heart, releasing the trigger with the aid of & pokw la Bray's forehead were the marks of five revolver bullets, none of which- had penetrated his skulL , Beside the body was lying a revolver, as well as a shot gun. The charges of the latter had en tered the heart.
SHEFFIELD SHIELD N.S.W. DEFEATS S.A. VICTORY BY 50 RUNS Adelaide, January 17. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
SHEFFIELD SHIELD ' N.S.W. DEFEATS S.A. VICTORY BY 50 BUNS Adelaide, January 17* There was an interesting finish to the Sheffield Shield match between South Australia and New 6**h Wales on the Adelaide Oval yesterday, wfcen the visi tors won by 50 rune. Scores: — NEW SOUTH WALES, First Innings. D. Bradman, c Grimmett, b 'Wall . - a j A. Jackson, b Grimmett ? ^ T. J. Andrews, b Wall ? *f A. Kippax, lbw, b McKay : ...... 10 f D. Seddon, c Alexander, b Carlton 8 C. Andrews, lbw, b Grimmett ? 1 A. Fairfax, c Hone, b Grimmett . . 36 W -A. Oldf ield, c Pellew, b Carlton W B. Cooper, b Carlton ? 9 D. Nicnolls. D uarnon ? » W. Morris not out ? ? ? 2 Sundries ? ? T Total ? ,.??? 4--2 Bowling: Wall 2 for 92; Carlton 4 for 95; Grimmett, 3 for 128; Williams, nil for 43; McKay 1 for 20; Pellew nil for 15 Second Innings. BTadman, b Wall ? ??? 2 T. J. Andrews, c Richardson, b Wall ? 7 Kippax, b Wall ? ? Jackson, c Grimmett, b Garlton . » 90 Fairfax, c and b Grimmett ? - 20 Seddon, b Grimmett ? ..»....
THE GENERAL'S LETTER London, January 16. [Newspaper Article] — Geraldton Guardian and Express — 17 January 1929
THE GENERAL'S LETTER London, ? January 16. General Booth, in his letter to the High Council, states: — ' ' The only ground for the request for my retirement is that I am ilL There is not even the excuse that I am a bur^ den on the funds of the Army, as my personal needs are provided for fr.om a trust fund supplied by personal friends. Why should I retire' from leadership? At this moment ray (strength may not be what it was, but what guarantee have 1 that I should be replaced by one who would seek first and foremost to main tain -the principles of the Salvation Army? I am responsible before God for the well-being of this, great organ isation to which I have devoted my life.'