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RENMARK AIR ROSTER [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 11 February 1943
RENMARK AIR ROSTER MONDAY, February 15—0100 hrs, H. Schubert: 0400, O. Wood; 0700, W. Williams; 1000, F. Hansen: 1300, Miss M. Whillas; 1600, Miss K. Coombs; 1900 Miss B. Wellbourne; 2200, C. Freeman. TUESDAY—0100 hrs, A. Jones; 0400, R. Hill 0700, E. Jenkins; 1000, H. E\^ans; J300, Mrs. E. Riede. Mrs. K. Roberts; 1G0X), Miss L. Board; 1900, Mis M. Prance; 2200, W. Burns. WEDNESDAY—0100 hrs., R. Jones; 0400, R. Ham eister; 0700, H. Fisher; 1000, R. Tuohy; 1300, Mr.' (?. Hamister; 1000, W Board; 1900, Miss I. Allien den; 2200, L. Haynes. THURSDAY—0100 hrs., L Simmons; 0400, I, Lellmann; 0700, J. Jenkins; 3000, J. Rhode; 1301 Mrs. E. Matulick; 1600, Miss J. Olorenshaw; 190 Miss C. ICerrison'; 2200, F. Coekington. FRIDAY—0100 hrs., A. Hickey; 0400, R. Ridgewell 0700, W. Williams; 1000, Mrs. D. Ogilvy, Mrs. F. Tucker; 1300, D. Leahy; 1600, L. Humphries; 1900 Miss J. Steer; 2200, B. Steer. SATURDAY—0100 hrs., M. Green; 0400, K. Weid enhofer; 0700, A. Prider; 1000, Miss L. Schulter 1300, ...
BOWLING NOTES By "YER MUST BE UP" [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 11 February 1943
BOWLING NOTES By "YER MUST BE UP" j me entries are likely to be received for the Tten Jmark Club Bowling Club's open championship tourn ament which takes place from April 26 to May i this year. The president and joint secretaries wil" do all In their power to make the fixture a success and will arrange accommodation for the visitors i The writer hafl a pleasant afternoon's outing a1 Berrl last Saturday. The Renmark Club warj beaten by one point on the day's p\ay. I notice*5 Martin Wflksch doinp a pood job organising. aiif met quite a number of the old-time Berri sports men, who have grown into bigger shadows of tliPi' former selves, especially around the waistline. Sit uated on a rise is a beautifully kept shade housr where afternoon tea "fit for a king" is served. Tbr ladies of the Croquet Club are to be heartily con tjratu'ated. Prank Harper's luck changed last Saturday. Is a good skipper and has been very unlucky. JiTr Thompson and Louis Stoeckel who bowled in hi' team did their ...
COBERA Cobera, February 9. 298 NAMES ON AUTOGRAPHED QUILT [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 11 February 1943
COBERA Cobera, February 9. 298 NAMES ON AUTOGRAPHED QUILT Gnr. L. K. Lawrence who has been spending' leave with his family, left op Monday. The autographed quilt worked by Mrs. Lawrence for the Wanbi Comforts Fund was sent to Red Cross House and has been forwarded on to a soldiers' convalescent hostel at GlSfaelg. The quilt had the usual Red Cross in the centre and forked around the -Cross were the ijames of Army, Navy, and Air Force members. Unfortunately there was not an A.I.F. nurse's name on it. Residents of many districts also paid sixpence to have their names on the quilt. The names were worked in red .cotton and in all totalled 298. Mrs. Lawrence has started a second quilt. • Cobera aiding is the scene of activity at present as farmers are carting wheat which is being stacked In the station yard.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 11 February 1943
Deaths ROY—-David William who passed away away February 3, 1943, loving son o£ Mavis and Kay and brother of Raymond, Elva and Margaret and grandchild-tr of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Burr. ' "Another Flower in Heaven" &lt; SANDFORD—The death occurred on February 6th, at the Renmurk Dis trict Hospital of Kosanna, dearly beloved mother of Fred, Maud, (de ceased), May, Walter (deceased), j Haiv>ld, Myrtle and Effie. Aged 74 ( years. Deeply mourned.
NADDA Stock Lost in Heat Nadda, February 8. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 11 February 1943
NADDA Stock Lost in Heat Nadda, February 8. Cool weather has been welcome to i all after the severe heat wave, of the previous week. Some farmers had losses in sheep, pigs and fowls during the heat wave. Wheat carting is still going on. Miss P. fiounsevell has returned from the city. Her mother, sister Ellen, and brother Peter left last week for a holiday in Adelaide and Pt. Lincoln. t>eter is commencing school at King's College.—Mrs. L. Carr, who has been the guest of Mrs. C. Wishart, returned to Blackwood last week.—Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Baker have left the district and gone-to Wosleys where they will make their future home. They will be very much missed in the district.— Little Mary Cockshell went to Par inga last Saturday where she will spend a few weeks' holiday with her auntie, Mrs. Tt. Rover.—Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Schwerdt have gone to Kadina to at tend the marriage of their son Michael which will take place on Saturday, February 13.—Mrs. C. A. Cockshell has also gone to Kadina ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 11 February 1943
Died on Active Service ' HODGSON—Killed in action, New Guinea, December 20lh, 1942., Lieut. ix'\v" (A.J.i''. lCLurnedj, dearly Ivjved uusbumi ol' Beryl (.nee Poi>e}, and lov ing iJuitdy (jI (jarry ami Ian, CobdogJa Beep in our lieart a memory is kept of one we loved and never forgeu. HODGSON, l_t. L. C.—In loving mem ory o£ dear Lew, killed in Action, De L-emoer 1942, New Guinea. Sadly missed. —Proudly remembered by his mother and father-in-law, Mrs. and Mr. Pope and family, Cobdogla. - JONES—In loving memory of our 60n and brother "who died of wounds in New Guinea, January IS, A.I.F. ; —Remembered by his mother, father, ' brothers, Koy (A.I.F.), Sid, Morris and , sister Stella and uncle Will (Meadows) j late of Meribah. (Sadly missed). i He gave his life that we might live. ■ MARSH—A tribute of love and re- ^ membrance to my son-in-law Laurie, 1 who was killed in action in New . Guinea, November 23, 1942. He gave his life for those he loved. —Inserted by E. P- Foliriarh. R. P. J...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 11 February 1943
The Colonial Mutual Fire Insuraace Company Limited AGENTS: R. P. JAMES & CO., Renmark Personal Accident and Sickness Worker's Compensation Employer's Liability Fidelity Guarantee Fire Livestock Motor* Plate Glass - Marina Adelaide Office—17-19 Grenfell St. W. N. WILKINSON, Berrl J. BOCK, Loxton S. H. STEVENS, Waikerie R. J. NASH, Barmera. Edwin Midwood, Manager. WE BUY FOR CASH SKINS— Sheep Fox, Kangaroo, Rabbit, Hare, Ox, Cow, Calf. We Pay Net*. Cash » (MWJ • ll«S Per Rail _ By Sea _ By Road _ ASK ABOUT ADDRESS—49-51 • 3 PRODUCE— Almonds, Kernels Walnuts Jacca Gum Wattle Gum We Pay Promptly MTT.TC END PORT ADELAIDE TO ANT CITY DEPOT OXY SUDS FLINDERS STREET, ADELAIDE FOR YOUR LAUNDRY Important fliroomtcement E. W. SCHICK 'Phone: 18 LOXTON Appointed Local Distributing Agent for VACUUM OIL COMPANY fty, Ltd. Marketers of Mobiloil, Mobiigrea&e, Delvac Oils, Vacuum Agricultural Oils and Greases* Vacdip, Vac mark, Gargoyle Spraying Oils, Gargoyle Industrial Oils and Greas...
WANBI [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 11 February 1943
WANBI While the temperature was soaring well above the centurjr early last week the swimming pool was a popular place for recreation "after work. As a result of the New Tear's Eve ball the secretary (Mr. J. O'Driscoll) was able to hand to the secretary of the Wanbi Soldiers Farewell commit tee (Mr. C. G. Arney) the sum of £23/7/6, net profit from the effort. The secretary of the Wanbi Com forts Fund (Mrs. M. "V. Raison) con tinues to receive many letters from men on Active Service, thanking the committee for the canteen orders and Christmas parcels which were gratefully accepted by those in the fighting forces. ~ : rif i
£7/7/6 for Disabled Railway Guard [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 11 February 1943
£7/7/6 for Disabled Railway Guard Mr. L. J. H. Bristow, of Renmark, ■who has been convener ol the fund ■opened for the benefit of Guard "Snow" Atherton, reports donations totalling £7/7/6. Guard Atherton lost a leg ■and foot from the other leg in a rail way accident at Taplan, Subscrip tions: S. V. Hagley £1/1/-; !,. S. Tren tunan £1/1/-; G. Wlgglesworth £1; Schwartzkopff Btob. 10/-; A. M. Tor coff 10/-; Sales Ltd. 10/-; W. F. Sior 10/-; H. L. Clarke 6/-; P. Nitschke (Taldra) 5/-; Riedel Bros. 6/-; D. S. Xawton 5/-; Crow© & Newcombe 6/-"; K.W. 4/-; B. N. Seary 4/-; S. A, Seekamp 3/-; R. M. Xee J/-; H. Adams 3/-; Q. W. Morrell 2/6: G. Wilson 2/-; H. Lata; 2/-; A, H. Hulse 2/-; E. M. Tranter 2/-: S. H. Poster 2/-,* J, "Webb 1/-. This sum has been, sent on, but any further donations will be *rat€fully received by Mr. Brlstow.
Loxton Red Cross Fund [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 11 February 1943
Loxton Red Cross Fund Previously acknowledged £1,411/17/3; ; collecting: tins—Mrs. Hilbig £1/11/-; ' Mrs. Tanko 12/9; Mrs. Prosser 11/-. Afternoon tea and trading table 15/3; Mrs. C. H. Glatz ll/&lt;-; Mrs. Day 4/-'; afternoon tea and trading table, Feb ruary 4 19/-; K. A. Green, sale of lamb per Goldsbrough Mort & Co. £1/3/6. £1,418/4/9. •»- A
YOUTH'S GALLANT RESCUE FROM DROWNING Second in Four Months Berri, February 8. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 11 February 1943
YOUTH'S GALLANT RESCUE FROM DROWNING Second in Four Months Berri, February 8. Harry Everett Taylor, of Berri, gal lantly rescued Betty Jean Hissey (10) from drowning below .Lock 4 recently. There was a picnic party at the lo cality, and a number of children were bathing on the edge of the River. As the last children left the water no one was noticed to be missing, but young Taylor (who is just over 13 years of age) , was standing on the bank and observed a head appear above the water, and disappear again. Without hesitation Harry dived into the deep water and brought the child to safety. Betty was suffering from shock, and but for the fact that young Taylor noticed her head rise above the water and acted with such heroic promptness, she would almost cer tainly have been drowned. This is the second rescue from drown ing Harry has effected within four I months. I
PARUNA Pioneer Family Farewelled Parana, February 8. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 11 February 1943
PARUNA 1 Pioneer Family rarEwellcd Parana, February 8. Friends from Jierltoan, Naaaa, Mai pas, and Parana attended a farewell social tendered Mr. and Mrs. Flavel and family in the Faruna Institute prior to their departure from the dis trict. Mr. Alan Petch (chairman of the Institute" Committee) spoke ef the splendid work done by Mr. and Mrs. Flavel and family during their long stay in the district. Mr. Flavel had come to the district when it was first opened up, about 1915. He was a guarantor and had always taken a keen interest in the Institute. Miss Flavel had always helped at the dif ferent functions and the family would be missed. Mr. Petch presented Mr. and Mrs. Flavel with an afternoon tea set, and wished them all the best in their new home Berri. Mr. Flavel in responding- spoke of the early days when they held their meetings round a camp Are. Later on they had built the Institute. He [had always found the Paruna people pulled well together. He found he was getting too old to ...
Renmark Girl Rescued By Soldier [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 11 February 1943
Renmark Girl Rescued By Soldier Following' the disclosure of the Iden tity last week of the soldier who res cued a little girl from drowning it the Ren mark Hotel wharf recently it has now been established that the rescued child was B'everley Reed, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. B. P. (Bob) Reed, of 16th Street. The little girl with her sister Colleen was sitting on the bottom whaling-piece of the wharf which had been made slippery by the recent flood, when she slipped and fell into the water. The other girl screamed and immediately the soldier W.O. Liightfaot dived to the rescue fully clothed. When Mr. Reed called at the office this week to inquire of the soldier's identity, he expressed deep appreciation of the gallant deed which had saved his daughter's life.
MEMBERS OF FORCES HONOURED AT LOXTON Loxton, February 9. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 11 February 1943
KEHBERS OF FORCES HONOURED ' AT LOXTON lioxton, Februaiv 9. 1 Opportunity was taken on Friday evening, February C, to honour Pte. T. P. McKenzie and Aircraftman C. Han sen. There was a. splendid attendance and a happy evening; was spent. The Rev. R. F. Woods conducted community singing, and Mr. Wutke -was pianist. Items were given by Miss . Joyce Schaefer (solo) accompanied by Mrs. A. R. Smith; the Rev. G. Backen (piano solo); Miss Pegi "Williams (solo) accompanied by Mrs. GK Chto ner; Miss Claire Habel (piano solo); Miss Kloeden (mon ologue) accompanied by the Rev. G. Backen. The chairman of the committee (Mr. A- M. Hilbig). expressed the appreciation of the Loxton people of the two men in the stand they had taken to assist the Empire. Supporting speakers were the Rev. Kloeden (New Residence) and Mr. J. Kingdon, who on beltalf of the L.S.B. Fund made the usual presentations. Both men responded. Meedames Hilbig, Rothe, Gordon and Hameister were in charge of the supper arrangements. ...
£250 From Renmark Red Cross Continental W.O. Muller (£93) Wins Ugly Man Competition [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 11 February 1943
£250 From Renmark Red Cross Continental W.O. Muller (£93) Wins Ugly Man Competition Gross takings from the continental conducted at the Rotunda Reserve, Renmark, on Friday evening, in aid of the Red Cross Society, amounted to £256/1/9, The ugly man competition which had been in progress for several weeks was won by W.O. Herb. Muller, of a River Camp. £93 having >been raised ' in aid of his candidature. The attendance was estimated at 2,000. The night was a perfect one and the beautiful Rotunda gardens lit by electric lights strung from tree to tree gave a real gala appearance. Stalls and sideshows nicely arranged i did a splendid trade. In the late afternoon women of the ] Red Cross Circle provided a bulfet i tea, and later in the evening served supper. Final figures tn the ugly man com petition were W.O/ Muller 22,411 votes; Mr. Robert N. Saies 17,213; Mr. W. V. Pendle 9,038. In announcing the figures the Mayor (Mr. S, A. James) said that he was pleased to see such a crowd prese...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 11 February 1943
FLINT'5 MEDICATED OIL For CUTS and GALLS on Horses Obtainable from ALL WHOLESALE HOUSES Manufactured by Price C. B. FLINT, 3/6 per Mill Street, ADELAIDE. Bottle OUTSTANDING FEATURE PROGRAMMES Sponsored for Ycur Entertainment by Local Interest* 9.46 a.m. TUESDAYS and THURSDAYS STRANGE AS IT SEEMS Dramatised events that prove "Truth is stranger than Fiction" ,U. p.*. Wednesdays PATRIOTIC PARADE Soul-stirring Melodies an&lt;3 Marches of topical Interest "THUR8DAYS DREAM TIME Melodious Songs and Beautiful Verse. 12.30 p.m. FRIDAYS CAMEOS OF MELODY 1.46 p.m. WEDNESDAYS and FRIDAYS Swing Selections from SRM'S Record Llbraxy "»FBIDAYS MUSICAL HIGHLIGHTS Gems of Melody from the World's favourites KEEP YOURSELF INFORMED Overseas News Services Six Times Dally THE WATCHMAN NIGHTLY (except Saturdays)
GRASS FIRE AT TALDRA Prompt Action Prevents Spreading. Taldra, February 9. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 11 February 1943
GRASS FIRE AT TALDRA Prompt Action Prevents Spreading . Taldra, February 9. On Monday-morning about 9 o'clock directly after a special train had passed through, ' smoke was seen to rtsti in a paddock' about two miles north of Taldra, owned by F. "W. Obst 1 All the railway men working In the local yard proceeded to the Are and did their, best Ao prevent it spreading. Local wheat carters and buyers also rushed to the scene and the fire was soon under control. There was little damage done; b'esjdes about' 60 acres of feed being destroyed, only a few fence pt>ets "were burnt down.
Soldier and Airman Honoured Winkie, February 9. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 11 February 1943
Soldier and Airman Honoured Winkle, February 9, J The Winkle Institute was the scene of a cheery evening on Tuesday, Feb ruary 2, arranged to honour of Air craftman Lee Thiele (R.A.A.F.) and Private Bruce Wilson (A.I.F.) who were home on leave. The chairman of the committee &lt;Mr. J. C. Gardiner) was M.C. Dancing was enjoyed and supper was served by the committee with the help of the ladies. Mr. Gardiner paid a tribute to the two guests, and in presenting them each with a wallet expressed the good wishes of the people of the district and wished the men good luck and a safe return. Mr. Gardiner also presented a pair of socks to each on behalf of the local Comforts Fund. The president of the R.S.L. Sub branch (JMr. H. McR. Dalziel) sup ported the chairman's .remarks and expressed the good wishes o£ the re turned men. The chairman «f the Berri District Council, (Cr. L. S. Trenaraan) also addressed the two young servicemen, and wished them every success in their venture. A.C. T...