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COMMONWEALTH POWERS BILL OPPOSED. Address by Mr. Stott Lively Meeting at Parana: Resolution Carried Paruna, January 19. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 21 January 1943
COMMONWEALTH POWERS BILL OPPOSED. Address by Mr. Stott Lively Meeting at Parana: Resolution Carried Paruna, January 19. There was a large attendance at the Paruria Institute last Saturday •evening to hear an address on ths Commonwealth Powers BiJJ by Mr. T. C. Stott, M.P. The chairman of the Brown's Well District Coun cil (Mr. iA. Petch) presided. Fre quent interjections added zest to the meeting, and livened the speak er to an eloquent address. It was early evident that Mr. Stott was not favourable to handing over euch powers without a referendum of the people. There were, he said, two vital demo ■ ■cratic principles involved in the Bill. Firstly the Constitution provided that alteration could be made to it only by a referendum of the people, and then carried by a majority of the people and a majority of the States. Secondly powers could be referred to the Com monwealth .by the States under Sec tion 51. "In my opinion," said the speaker, "*'thi« section was never intended by the fr...
SKELETON OF MAN FOUND ON BERRI COMMON Corroded Razor Open Nearby [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 21 January 1943
SKELETON OF MAN FOUND ON BERRI COMMON Corroded Razor Open Nearby On Friday, January 15, two youths reported to' the Police Station, Berri, that they had found the skeleton of a human being in the swamp about two miles from Berri on the Berri Common. They had been exploring in the swamp at the back "of the Berri Golf links and after pushing their way through dense lignum growth had seen a human skull and bones ly ing- half buried in mud. M.C. Chambers and S.' C. Harris accompanied the two youths to the vicinity and found the skeleton lying half buried in a silt bank under a lignum bush. A pair of tan shoes were lying with the feet bones. Close to the remains ai?d on the right-hand-side was found an open blade razor, very corroded. Pieces of rotted bagging were under the skeleton, which gave the appearance of a camp having been there. It is assumed that the bones are those of a white man, and that he had been dead 10 years or more.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 21 January 1943
RENMARK FRUIT GROWERS CO-OPERATED LIMITED ARK BRAND CITRUS: Packed by Experts Always in Demand Obtain top Prices. AGENTS FOR— International Harvester Company Tractors and Implements Insurance — Fire — Life — Accident Spray Materials IT PAYS TO DEAL WITH RENMARK FRUIT GROWERS CO-OPERATED LIMITED Berri Co-operative Packing Union Limited Fruit Packers and Hardware Merchants Agents for:— INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER COMPANY TRACTOR AND IMPLEMENTS FERTILIZER SALES LTD. ALL CLASSES OF INSURANCE Established 1913 — The Growers' Own Concern Crowe & Newcombe Ltd. DRIED AND FRESH FRUIT MERCHANTS Agents for Allis Chalmers Tractors, the best light Tractor available. Agents for:— VICTORIA INSURANCE CO., McKAY MASSEY HARRIS Ring our local Managers for advice and assistance. RENMARK 318 BARMERA 63.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 21 January 1943
BUILD THIS HOME TODAY This Modern Dwelling Requires Less Labor to Build and AU the Materials are Available. GLOBE Quality KARRI LONG LENGTHS AVAILABLE JARRAH, TALLOW-WOOD, CYPRESS, PINE, AND PINUS FLOORINGS, V.D.L. HARDWOOD, JARRAH, AUSTRALIAN OAK, PINUS, CELERY-TOP PINE, AND HIGH-CLASS JOINERY. ifiBiiMimRiRiwg 118 Flinders street; No. 1 Dock, Port Adelaide. Ring J1851 for Efficient Service.
GLOSSOP SCHOOL BREAK-UP Eulogistic Reference To Departing Teacher [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 21 January 1943
GLOSSOP SCHOOL BREAK-UP Eulogistic Reference To Departing Teacher In their addresses at the break-up of the Glossop Primary school,' the chairman (Mr. H. H. Stone) and the secretary (Mr. E. D. Nitsclike) com plimented the children on the good work they had done during the year and on the fine appearance of their school, and they wished both teachers and children a very happy holiday. Reference was made to the good work of Miss Betty L. Mules who next year takes up duty at the Teachers' Col lege. A presentation was .made from the children with the best wishes for her future. Mr. Stone expressed surprise at the unexpected transfer of Mr. L. J Rest ing (the head teacher) to Price. Dur ing the five years of Mr. Kesting's regime at Glossop he had been proud to see the school outstandingly suc cessful in every field of sport and study The school had at last won the inter school sports cup again. In the past five years the school had won it 3 times and missed it only narrowly twice. The Gl...
SOCIAL RECONSTRUCTION MOVEMENT Governor Generals Reply To Mildura Petition Mildura, January 18. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 21 January 1943
SOCIAL RECONSTRUCTION MOVEMENT Governor Generals Reply To Mildura Petition Mildura, January 18. A reply to the petition forward ed to His Excellency the Gov ernor General (Lord Gowrie i has been- received by the Mildura Branch of the National Social Reconstruction Movement. It was presented to the annual meetinfl of the branch held on Monday even ing. Lord Gowrie wrote:— "My Ministers are in full accord with you as to the evils of poverty and un employment from which our civiliza tion suffers. We are pledged to over come them by every means withm our power, and greatly appreciate your support in this endeavour. "We have entered into solemn obli gations with the United Nations to dire&t our policy after the war to the elimination of poverty and unemploy ment and to the raising of living stan dards to the highest level which our resources and technical skill make pos sible We have agreed to collabor ate with the United Nations and all other people of like mind towards these en...
BOWLS CARNIVAL AT WEEK-END 64 Competitors in Renmark Country Contest [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 21 January 1943
BOWLS CARNIVAL AT WEEK-END 64 Competitors in Renmark Country Contest . Sixty-four bowlers will take part in the pairs and rinks tournament to 'be conducted by the Renmark Bowling CHub on Saturday and Monday, January 23and 25. The competition is -restricted, to mem bers of country bowlers, and the entries include several from Red. Cliffs. In both contests there wiH be a' pre liminary series of sectional gaVnes, and section winners will play off on the knockout system. Should two or more score an equal number in the sectional games, they will all go into the knockout round. Trophies will be in the form of War Savings Certificates and stamps. .First prizes will be to the value of 50 per cent of the nom-, ination fees, and second^5 per cent. Mr. G. H. Hamlster again has ar rangements in hand, as organizer of the popular annual fixture. The Draw The first ties in the two events will be.-:— PAIRS (three bowls straight). All players commence at"9 a.m. on Sat urday. Section 1—Judd-Lehmann v...
Internee Labour Still Under Discussion DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF SECURITY EXPECTED TO VISIT S.A. Renmark to Establish Camps for Workers [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 21 January 1943
Internee Labour Still Under Discussion DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF SECURITY EXPECTED TO VISIT S.A. Renmark to Establish Camps for Workers With hopes still high that internee, labour will be made avail able for the coming dried vine fruits harvest in the irrigation areas,' it is expected that the Deputy Director of Security will visit South Australia to confer with the State Manpower Officer (Mr. L. C. Hunkin) -and growers' representatives at an early date. Acting on the guarantee of Mr. Hunkin that harvest hands will ibe provided, the Renmark Harvest Labour Committee has decided to establish fully equipped camps to house workers, and a sub-committee' has been formed to deal with the big undertaking. Mr. E. N. Seary (chairman of the •committee; at a meeting of the Ren mark Harvest Labour Committee on Tuesday afternoon, .and Mr. C. H. Katekar (chairman of the Renmark Irrigation Trust) and Mr. J. S. Tolley (Trust engineer) attended by invita tion. Mr. Seary outlined the successful conference be...
Aerodrome Named After F.O. Peter Gorrie [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 21 January 1943
Aerodrome Named After F.O. Peter Gorrie The relatives of the late Flying Offi cer P. C. (Peter) Gorrie- of Renmark, have been advised by the Dept. of Air that it has been decided to name an aerodrome after the airman. The official . intimation stated that the practice has been adopted of nam ing- aerodromes after members of the Air Force who have rendered dis tinguished service in the North Wes tern Area, and who have lost their lives or become ifiissing;. As the late P.O. Gorrie had served his country ■with conspicuous ability and loyalty headquarters had considered it ap propriate that his name should be perpetuated in this ' manner. Ac cordingly it had been decided that aw aerodrome situated in the Northern Territory should bear the name of Gorrie.
FURTHER £150 FROM MR. W. V. PENDLE £350 to War Funds in 12 Months [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 21 January 1943
I FURTHER £150 FROM 3 JIR. W. V. PENDLE £350 to War Funds in 12 Months Latest contributions to the Ren -mark War Fund include a dona • tion of. £150 from Mr. W. V, Pen die. £50 from thipsum is to go to the Lady Gowrie "appeal. Mr. . Pendle donated £100 to the War 'Fund in February, 1942, and made ' a similar donation In July of the -same year. ■ Thlfc latest contri bution makes a total of £350 given to the fund iby the. motor service . * . proprietor In 12 mdnths. I Previously acknowledged £4,488/10/8; ' "TV. V. Penaie ("Wlar Funds £100, lady ! &lt;3owrie Appeal £60)i £160; R.S.I/. ^ £2/12/2; National Bank staff 9/-; Cor-1 -potation ' staff 13/-; Murray Pioneer ■ Staff 13/-; SaieB staff £1/3/3; R.F.G.C. employees 2/6; la J. Olsson 6/~; ILLT. - -staff 14/6'; James' Cafe staff £1/12/3; Chapman's employees JE2/7/3; O. Gll T^n's staff ,16/-. .: £4,649/18/7. ;
PATRIOTIC AND SOCIAL NEWS Renmark Soldiers Entertained [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 21 January 1943
PATRIOTIC AND SOCIAL NEWS Renmark Soldiers Entertained On Saturday night in the R.AO.B. Hall, Renmark, in the presence of a ".large audience, a welcofhe was given ■to two soldiers who have returned to IRenoiark after service overseas. These "STere Lieut. Bert Thomas and Pte. Colin Read. The Mayor, Mr. S. A. James, thanked both lor the service they had rendered their country. He regretted that it was necessary for them again to depart to carry on the task of winning- the final peace. He wished them the best of luck in their future endeavours. Mr.. H. C. Dridan. on behalf of the Renmark "R.S.L. Sub-branch also spoke He mentioned features of the -work of the specialist units the men represen- i ted, and said that the in fantry of this war depended even more on the sappers who' cleared the mine fields, the stretcher barers and others who worked under frightful conditions. All soldiers hon oured them. The members of the old A.I.P. knew now that the breed held good and that the younger ge...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 21 January 1943
R. P. JAMES & Co. Auctioneers, Valuers, Land Insurance and General Agents Auction Sales arranged and Conducted Hides, Skins and Almonds Receiving Agents for CROMPTON & SONS Ltd., Adelaide Colonial Mutual Fire Insurance Co. Ltd. Fire, Workers' Compensation, Accident, Motor Vehicle P.O. Box 3 Phone 2t RENMARK WESSLINK * BOT Dental Surgeons Waikerie: Mon., Tues., Wed.—All Day. Fri. Night; Sat. Morninf. Loxton: Thurs.—11.30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.—9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tblele's Buildings. 'Phone 64. Barmera: Friday—3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Ilawdon Chambers. ■PHONE WAIKERIE 116. The Co-operative Insurance Co. of Aust. Ltd. INSURANCE In More Difficult Days Co-operate More SUGAR RATIONING does not mean— SUGAR rationing does not mean that we should not use sugar in our morn ing tea. It is merely a simple way of helping us do our duty. We hare to be thrifty Thrifty with sugar, with tea, with clothing, with MONEY. We have two wars to win: the war against inflation and the war against the a...
KILLED IN ACTION Lieut. L. Hodgson, Barmera [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 21 January 1943
KILLED IN ACTION Lieut. L- Hodgson, Barmera Lieut. L. C. Hodgson, .who is reported killed in action in New Guinea was the son of Mr. and Mrs. A: ("Darby") • Hodsson, of Barmera. Lew, as he Lieut. L. C. Hodgson was popularly known, enlisted soon after the outbreak of war, and left for overseas as a private. He saw service in the Mid dle East, and was wounded in action. He returned to of last year with Australia in March the rank of cor poral. Later the sol dier was posted to New Guinea, where he gained his commission. The officer was 24 years of age, and leaves a widow* (formerly Miss Beryl Pope, of Cobdogla) and two children. Prior to enlisting he worked for the Barmera District Council. A younger brother is also in ti:e A.IF. Footballers' Tribute Lieut. Hodgson was a prominent member of the Barmera Football Club, and the secretary (Mr. W. Feehan) this week paid a glowing tribute to him on .behalf of club members and supporters. "It is with deep regret," said Mr. Feehan, "tnat we ha...
Odd Column CACTO BLASTUS [?]RUM [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 21 January 1943
i Odd eoluitin I Conducted bv "GLEANER" CACTO BLASTUS -t&'EORUM This is 110 attempt afc using indecent language, but merely the name of an insect, which has recently been intro duced to the Paringa district to deal with a patch o£ prickly pear on the property of Mr. Hup. Rover.. This fact was learned in the course of a chat with Renmark's amateur entomologist, Mr. Undsay Humph ries this Week. At the request of Mr. Rover, Mr. Humphries obtained some eggs of the cacto blastus cac torum from the Queensland Prickly Pear Board, and placed them on the patch of prickly pear on the Paringa holding. . This species of insect originally came from Mexico. The egg hatches out a caterpillar which attacks the prickly pear and forms a cocoon in it. The cocoon subsequently jyroduces a jnoth whlrh lays further eggs, and so the process goes on. There are several acres of pear on Mr. Rover's prop erty, and the result of the insects' first season (the eggs were first in troduced into the patch i...
CHIEF SECRETARY INSPECTS RIVER HOSPITALS Compliments Boards, Staffs, And Auxiiaries [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 21 January 1943
CHIEF SECRETARY INSPECTS RIVER HOSPITALS Compiimeirts Boards, Staffs, And Auxiiaries District Hospitals in River cen tres were visited last week by the Chief Secretary (Hon. A. L. Mc Ewin), who was accompanied by the Director-General of Medical Services (Dr. L. W. Jeffries), and Mr. R. G. Hitchcox, of the Chief Secretary's office. The tour in cluded Waikerie (Wednesday), Barmera, Berri (Friday morning), Renmark (Friday afternoon), and Loxton (Saturday). In a brief interview at Renmark, the Chief Secretary expressed his pleasure at having been able to make the trip and highly' complimented the hos pital boards, staffs, and women's auxiliaries on the fine work which his inspection had revealed they were doing. At Remnark, ; he Chief Secretary was shown over the hospital by Mr. G. H. Eaton (chairman of the board), Matron Craig, Messrs. J. M. G. Thomp son (Vice-chairman), F. Hamlyn Har grave (secretary) and Sister Arbon. Main points of interest in the inspection was tlie laundry and dry...
BOWLING NOTES By "Yer Must Be Up" [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 21 January 1943
BOWLING NOTES By "Yer Must Be Ud" The Renmark Club Bowling Club has announced its carnival from" April 20 to May 1, both dates inclusive. The events are singles, pairs and rinks. Nominations'close on March 27. Players to show best form in com petitive club games are Alf Elston, Tom Marcus, Wally Venables and Bruce Wuttke. I saw Abe Philpot put up a wonderful game, but on his next outing the pace of the green did not suit him,' and he just failed. !