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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 7 January 1927
________ AUCTIONS. GENUINE DISPERSAL SALE OF DAIRY CATTLE AT JERVOIS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, 1927, at 12 noon: GOLDSBRQUGH, MORT & CO. LTD. witt) which is merged the business of BAGOT, SHAKES A LEWIS, LTD., Have received instructions from Messrs. J.-and A. Daly (who. are relin quishing dairying) to offer by auction, without reserve, the whole of their herd, as under:— 23 CATTLE 23 22 tip-top dairy cows in full profit and springing; 1 well-bred shorthorn bull,. 18 months old. Also on account of Mr. H. A. Rothe— 19 CATTLE 19 14 heifers, 6 steers, fresh and chop ping sorts. The auctioneers have inspected these cattle and can highly recommend them. Terms as Usual. Light Luncheon provided. Any client requiring terms must make arrangements with the auctioneers prior to the sale. PERSONS WANTED. YOUNG Woman for Country. Adults only. No washing, good wages. Apply E. J. HARVEY, Box 52, Murray Bridge. LOST. I OST-—Three weeks ago, brlndle cow near calving, branded with paint on back. R...
BOWLS. Murray Bridge on Tour. [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 7 January 1927
bowls. Murray Bridge on Tour. The Murray Bridge* Bowling Club had a delightful and interesting trip during the holidays, when they visited Tanunda, Angaston, and Gawler. The members went by motor cars via Palmer. Tunc klllo, Bird wood. WlUtamstown, and Lyn doi'li. They were entertained right royally at every centre where matches were played, and the ladies of each dis trict regaled the travellers with afternoon tea. The mebibers also visited Sep peltafield. and made an inspection of tike winery at that; place- Th- urestdent &lt;Mr. F. T. Edwards) .expressed the ap preciation of the members at Angaston and Gawler, and Mr. H. R. Jobling ex pressed thanks at Tanunda and Seppelts iield. Following are the records of the, games:— - ' . Murray Bridge v. Tanunda Murray Bridge, 72. Meyer. G„ Brewer, Lehmann, Phttlis, Zo~ Porteous,' Cawte, Pike, Nicholson, 16; Huge, Patterson, Tucker, Bell, 12; ltoUBe-. Francis," Jobling, Davey. 3R. Tanunda, 109. Dr. Juttner, G. E.. .Hoffman. B. Hom b...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 7 January 1927
PERSONAL. Messrs. J. E. Smith and J. D. Dyer, of Mount Barker, left this week on a holiday trip to Melbourne, Sydney and Tasmania. Mrs. M. McKenzie, of Mount Barker, celebrated ber 87th birthday on Friday, December 31, and was the recipient of many visits and messages of congratulation. Mrs. McKenzie has been a resident of Mount Barker for nearly 80 years. ' Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Barker and | family, of Mount Barker, spent the | Christmas holidays at Robe. Mrs. Daw,, who has been staying in ' the South-Bast for some time, re- i turned to Mount Barker' last week. I At the practical examination of the Trinity College, London, held recently in Adelaide, Miss Kathleen Witcombe (piano) and Miss Jean Miller (elo cution) were successful in passing for the Assocfateship of Trinity College, London. Miss Miller is a pupil of Miss Wise, A.T.C.L., Mount Barker.
HEAVY LOSS OF SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 7 January 1927
HEAVY LOSS OF SHEEP. Mr. J. L. Frame, of Mount Barker Springs, on Saturday of last week Sipped 292 picked 2 and 4-tooth sheep, and on Monday they commenced to die and in a . Very short, limb 67 car cases had to' be buried. Mr. Frame , ■feays that the ofily "way he"'can ac-1 count for the death of these sheep is that rain fell before they became dry j after the dipping and that caused blood poisoning. Mr. Frame had ; dipped hundreds of other sheep be fore and after the 292 referred to but no deaths had occurred, although the same dip was used.
"THE VOLGA BOATMAN." [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 7 January 1927
"THE VOLGA BOATMAN." As we' look back over the years, some happening in our lives—some achievement of a genius—remains green in the memory. And now and again there comeB an epic of heroism, a play, or a picture that remains only as long aH it takes tor some still greater deed, some still nobler achieve ment, to supplant it. Such an epic i is "The Volga Boatman." Its theme [was suggested by the stirring song of the same name, which was sung by modern serfs as a balm to sooth the biting harness of the river hulks whose propulsion relied on the physical ef forts of these human oxen—to lessen the sting of the lash wielded by those whose station in life provided the authority. So .big and so unforget able is the production, that world critics havey'averred that it will re main green in the memory of every civilized soul who sees it, as a grand and noble effort that the genius of De Mille and modern screencraft ren dered possible. It is unforgettable be cause it tells of the biggest thing...
GIRL GUIDES AT MOUNT BARKER. [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 7 January 1927
GIRL GUIDES AT MOUNT BARKER. The 1st Qlenelg troop of Girl Guides spent a week at Mount Barker during the holidays, securing the use of the. Mount Barker Agricultural Society's grounds for the purpose of a camping ground. The girls .were under the control of Captain Cooper, and arrived on Sunday. December 26, and the time | has been spent in Guide work, track-; ing, signalling, cooking, etc. On Wednesday, December 29, Lady Bridges (State Commandant^, -Miss Livingstone (Head of Companies), Madame Roupell (Metropolitan Com missioner) and- Madame Clarke( Dis trict Commandant) visited the ceinp, hud after inspection, met , several Mount Barker ladles and chatted over the movement with them. Finally It was decided tlint an attempt be made to form a troop of Guides In Mount Barker, and Mrs. R. C. Warden was elected president; Mrs. W; Blades, vJce-presldent, Mrs. H. N. . Bel), treasurer, and' Mrs. E. Arnold, sec»e-: tary.- .The afllces are only-pro tern, and a further meeting will fee - he...
VISITORS AT MOUNT BARKER. [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 7 January 1927
VISITORS AT MOUNT BARKER. I The popularity of Mount Barker as a holiday resort was again evidenced during the festive season, as an un usually large number .of visitors made the town their headquarters. The hotels report "a wonderful good time, 'and we never had so many visitors at this season, while if accommodation had been available we could have ac cepted others." 'Many were also the guests of friends. Among those who stayed at (tie Mount Barker Hotel were:—Mr.-and Mrs. Adams, Mr. and Mrs. Cox, Mr. and Mrs. Usher, Mr. and Mrs. Mcintosh, Messrs. 3 and C. Riley, Mr, Blatchford, Mrs. Woods. Misses Nash and Blatchford, Miss Darke, Miss Butler, Mr. and Mrs. Clarke. Mr. and Mrs. W. Gilbert, Misses Fidler, Mr. and Mrs. Pointer, Mr. Buzzacott, Mr. Johnston, Mr. and Mrs. Sloan, Mr. and Mrs, Bulbeck, Mr. Lawrie, Mr. and Mrs. McGavin, Mr. Gordon Davies, Mr. and Mrs. Roffey, Mr. and Misses Le Lever, Mf3s Hig gins, Mr. KMis, and Mr. O'Deary. At Gray'8 ImWufere:—Mrs-, and -Miss Casey, Mr. ana...
MANNUM SPORTS. A SUCCESSFUL DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 7 January 1927
MANNUM SPORTS. A SUCCESSFUL DAY. On Monday, January 3, the usual New Year's Day sports were held on the Mannum recreation ground. Dur ing the last two years the Mannum Athletic Club has run a sports meet ing on New Year's Day, at which only runners affiliated with the S.a. Ath letic League could compete. This year's sports were not run by' the club, but was organized and carried out by the Recreation' Ground Improvement Committee, and was more of a picnic sports meeting at which anyone could ^compete. This alteration did not make any appreciable difference to the number of competitors, and the ciowd j was just as big as in previous years. The gate receipts were £88 1/-. This , was only a few shillings short of the ! previous year, and was very pleasing to the committee, the member; of j which had worked hard in the inter-1 ests of the gathering. me day was i all that could be desired, and from early morning until late in the after noon there was a steady strea-i of patrons through t...
MOUNT BARKER DAY PROCESSION. [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 7 January 1927
MOUNT BARKER DAY PRO. CESSION. In order - to secure a successful procession of decorated cars for the! .Mount Barker Day procession, Mr. C. A. Wright, the local dealer fori General Motors has made a generous] olTer. Mr. Wright called at the office I on Tuesday morning and said that if owners willing to put their cars in the procession would hand their names in to him at least a week prior to the fixture, he would undertake to have the cars suitably decorated free of all cost to the owners. Captain Bagot and other experts will be in charge of the decorations, and an effective dis-, play can lie assured. The need for early application will be recognised by owners when it is pointed out that material for the decorations can only he secured by giving several days' notice.
PREVENTION OF FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 7 January 1927
PREVENTION PF FIRE. Aii important meeting is to be held in the Mount Barker Institute this afternoon, wneti representatives of the different district councils in the Hills will discuss the all important question of fire fighting. The present season has provided a bountiful supply of grass, and already much damage has been done by the fire fiend. Recently a commission was appointed by the Government to enquire into the bush fire question, and Mr. H. D. Young, M.P., will attend the meeting an_ will place before those present suggestions proposed by the commission. The conference, convened by the Nairne District Council, should be a repre sentative one, and much good should result from its holding.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 7 January 1927
The REPRESENTING THE RIVER MURRAY SHIPPING, FARMING, /lND IRRIGATION SETTLEMENTS. PRINTING of every description neatly executed on the shortest notice ahd at City Prices at the Mercury Qffice, MaNNCM WINE SALOON. Proprietor, EM1L KUHRI, Wine Merchant. •V STONE WELL WINES Ports/Clareis/" MATURED WINES OF EXCEPTIONAL QUALITY. Every attention given to Country Orders. Wines forwarded to any part ot the State. TRY THE WELL-KNOWN STONEWELL WINES. MANNUM RESTAURANT AND GUEST HOUSE. Ideally situated at the Riverside... Completely renovated throughout. LOW TARIFF. : : HIGHEST SERVICE. First-class Accommodation for City and Country Visitors. Permanent Boarders Accommodated. Meals at usual hours. Spend your week-end holiday at Mannum-on-the-Murray. EMIL KUHRI. PROPRIETOR. 'PHONE 48. . P.O. BOX 30. RIVER FRONTAGE FARMS SPLENDID OPPORTUNITIES To secure farming properties on the bank of the River Murray. H. 0. WILKSCH Licensed Land Agent and Auctioneer, Mannum. Has lor private sale, .several faci...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 7 January 1927
R.FLE SHOOTING. On Saturday, Decemlwr 18, 1926, tro phies donated by A. W.- Cambrell, Esq., anil Vi. J. Gibson, Esq., respectively were contested and a number of riflemen took part. A varying; wind and mirage were troublesome throughout the shoot, and high scoring was not the order of the day. Results A. W. Cambrell trophy, discance ofW and 700 yards:— Kovvald, C. 1)., (iOO yards 27, 700 yards 22, handicap 7 1-3, total 56 1-3; Kowald, Ben, 23, 10, 7 2-3, 55 2-3; Dahl, F. W. O., 27 20, 2 2-3, 43 2-3; Dahl, E. O., 20, 26, 3 1-3, 4'J 1-3; Huge, P. E., 24, 18, 5 1-3, 4! 1-3; Butterworth, Geo., 18, 12, 14, 44; Dollard, L). K„ 24, 13, 6 2-3. 43 2-3; Bre lag, S-, 17, 15, 10, 42; Ross, J. H. A., 22. 11. 8'2-3, 41 2'-3; Cass, W„ 10, 25, 35; Eouhthre, YV„ IS, 8, 4 2-3, 30 2-3;. lngerson, V., IS, —, —, 10. The trophy was won by Mr. G. D. Kowald followed closely by Mr. Ben Kowald. W. J. Gibson trophy fired on Saturday, December 18th, 1926. i Double at &lt;u0 yards, *700 yards shoot. Cam...
MOUNT BARKER WEEKLY SALE REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 7 January 1927
MOUNT BARKER WEEKLY SALE REPORT. t Bennett & Fisher. Ltd_ report having held their usual weekly market on Tueis day, January 4th, 1927. Pigs.—207 penned. Prices consider ably ilriner for bacon sorts, others selling well at late rates. Quotations.—Medium choppers, £5 3/6 to £6 11/-. prime heavy baconers So/- to I 93/-, extra choice to 99/-. good 72/- to | 73/-, well grown bacon stores to 41/ prlme heavy porkers to 58/-, small from I 12/-. Calves.—33 penned. Keen enquiry at j good values. Best calf realized ""85/-, small from 8/-. Cattle.—23 yarded. Pat cows to £7 17/6, milch cows to £6.10/-. Poultry and sundries at satisfactory va lues.
TWEEDVALE KINGSHIP. BRITISH RIFLES AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 7 January 1927
TWEEDVALE KINGSHIP. WON BY E. WATKINS. BRITISH RIFLES AGAIN. ■ ' After an interesting contest the king . ship at Tweedvale on SSSSirday was won again by E. Watkios with a total of 1^9; having two points to spare. In JS24 he was successful with 147, after Tttiootlng-off with four others. After fir ing three tie shots on. that occasion two others were on the same mark with 38 out of '39. Then three more shots had to he fifed before Wat kins finally won, liis points being, 13. 12, 13. - "Although he was two points in arrears at the final the performance of J. L. Campbell was outstanding, as he used an -ordinary service rifle and. mark VI Cbjunt nose) ammunition. He led In the first round with 75 out of 78. and eventually tied for second place with J. T. Lake, each 147- the latter winning the shoot-off. Both Watkins and Lake used Westley Bicherds rifles and . British made mark VII ammunition, and thus Camj^bcll's shooting stands out so well. The Iatter's rifle is English made, and the a...