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ARBITRATION BENEFITS HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 28 November 1913
Arbitration benefits hospital. The Mildura Hospital has received a windfall in the shipe -of £100 from the Arbitration Court. On the 30th oi June last £282 5/10 of the amount paid into a workers' Trust fund, under the terms of ■ the temporary agree ment between growers and wopkera ar ranged by Mr. Justice Iliggins for th? 1912 season, was left unclaimed, llr. F. J. Hawkes, on behalf of The Dried Fruits Association claimed that this money should be returned to the Asso ciation on account of expenses incurred in Arbitration proceedings, while Mr. Peter McDonald, on behalf of the Rural Workers' Union,. requested that workers' certificates left 'with him forj collection, but without writ-ecu author* ity, should be honoured ; that £100! should be paid to the Mildura Hos-1 pital on behalf of the workers, and] the balance handed over to tb* Union. Mr. Justice Higgins decided that £22 12/- should be retained by I the Registrar for payment of claims pending further enquiry ; that £100 be all...
THE CATTLE KING. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 28 November 1913
THE CATTLE KING. o*>o - A good/story, which it is thought haf not appeared in. print before, was told to a representative of this PaPer the other day regarding "Sid." Kid man, the Australian Cattle King.— After1 one) of the larjgei horse! cattle- 6aied held at Kapunda, Mr. Kidman- invited- a party of well known dealers and others to dine with him that ■ evening. Amongst them was a man who -knew nothing about stock. '".What do* you fellows usually talk about all the evening?" he asked, as they made their way towards the Kidman mansion. *' Oh, just anything " exclaimed one of the party, '"but mostly cattle and horses, and I'll bet you £10 that you," he said, turning to the gentleman who . did not know a steer from a heifer, '•'cannot engage Kidman in conversa . tion for twenty minutes without .him bringing in something about. a mob of cattle." ' "Taken," said _tHe other, " I'll feet you £10 I can." After dinner, our friend /engaged the attention of the host, and thinking to get his...
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 28 November 1913
PERSONAL Sister A. Wallent, . formerly nurse in-charge at the Loxton'Hospital, if settUd at Tanunda. Several Oal Lai" - residents Wert present at the sale of Renmark torn lands last Saturday. Mr. Pollard, riiid the Messrs. Thomas weTe »ili the buyers, and the -lastnamed have since besn spending the weeK in Ben mark, Messrs. Moffat. and. Cutiack, dele gate for the Renmark executive to the A-D.F-A. Conference, left for Adelaide on Wednesday morning, Mr C-. Morant, the other" Renmark dele gate, . was already in the city, hav ing gone down to attend the wed dingi of Miss Juliet Robertson- and Mr. D. L. Smith. My Corns .have gone. I've paired; thsm with a razor. I've tried all: the sure corn cures without " any re Kef. I've suffered torments daily, but Ih's was before I used EQlDEN'S CORN CURE. Now thej^are gone.! Price 1/.* , ' Miss Gertrude Eeselbach (sccond! daughter of Majpr Esselbach of the! Loxton Hotel) was married yester day to Mr. Fulmer TurnhuU(>(of Ade laide. Mr, Harry liuc...
DEDICATED LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 28 November 1913
DEDICATED LANDS. The Chairman of theRenmark Irri-, gaitlon Trust, No. 1, reports that en receipt of a copy of a report on the Dedicated Lands, ihe Board dee'ded that a'deputation should proceed to Adelaide to. discuss tha matter wilh tho Hon. the Commissioned of Crown Lands and Survey or ^General. He with Mr. Showell and the eecretarv.! left early on Wednesday, the ,19th inst. and returned on Saturday, ihe 22nd inst. Mr. Olorenehaw states that the matter ImCs been very favor ably received ijy the Hon. the Com misEioner, who has promised to in troduce a Bill at the earliest oppor i tunity, to; deal with the lands in question—giving the Trust power ts sell or lease on extended terms—and has also agreed lor tbe Survey I>e pbitment to proceed vltb % survey 9? t»jq laofli,
"GAZETTE" NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 28 November 1913
"GAZETTE" NOTICES. ' ■ The following applications for trans fer of leaaea have been lodged W-th the Surveyor-General: — Part No.721B, agreement-, Hd. of Pyap, from H. R. Drabsch to F. C. Fregirt; }fo, 11828 perpetual, Bookpurnong, J. W. and B. As. Clarke to J. A. Clarke; Part No. 204, irrigation, Waikerie, A. O. Ifould to W„ S. Yasey ; No." 9440, per petual, ■ Moorook, p. li. Gaulke to T. M. Chamjbers. . Notice is given fcy the Surveyor - General that the) district council of Blancheto'wn propos ?, at a meeting to be held at, the Council Chambers, Swan ■ Beach, on January 3, to make an order for. the opening of about 400 chains of new road in tha hundreds of Paisley and Nildottie, county of Albert, and to close about 2040 chains of old roads in Paisley, .Fisher and Skurray. A school district; j of Waikerie, to include the schools at Low Bank, Ratnco, and Waikerie, has been proclaimed. j Under the provisions of '" the Ds clarations and Attestations Act, -which provides for the- appoi...
THE LOXTON LINE [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 28 November 1913
THE LOXTON LINE. Although the railway contractor, Mr. rims, pays the beat of wagas—10/- per lay to laborers, 13/5 to adzi m»n, and 12/ to platelayers—he caanDt at present ob tain enough haids fjr the Aiavoous to Lax ton lin A representative of Mr, fion left for Adelaide during the wee -r to obtain more men, but it is thought that the Xmas holidays will delay the lice construction for several weeks. The rails are down as far as the 11.43 mile from Alawoona, and the earth wo.ks -are ex pected to b2 completed by a^oat the 20th of December. The Muck Gangs are in Habel's paddock, just outside loxton town. On Wednesday last about 39 men were wanted on the line*
RENMARK POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 28 November 1913
RENMARK POLICE COURT. Before C, H. Hollingdrake, Esq. Wednesday. November 26th. James Salter, was charged with drunkenness; "and -sentenced to 14 days For -feeing a .rogue and. vag®A?ond, the i same individual was given three months in the Adelaide gaol. Jamea Salter is well known to the police both in Renmark and -Mildura and has riianv . previous convictions against- him. On the 8th of last month i he came before the Renmark Court, charged with being idle and disor derly. He was ordered two months, but the. : warrant was suspended to i give him. a. chance, -on his promise of pood, behaviour. The Bench rc , marked that the police were going to i be upheld in their duty and that it was time -B«omark, got rid of the wi : desirables. - ■ - - , John Rook, charged. with drunk cantS3, was ssnt-.nced to 14 days. /For being ■ idle and disorderly, 2 months in Adelaide gaol. Book is also an old offender.
DISTRICT NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 28 November 1913
DISTRICT NOTES. - ■ Tenders for additions to the Renmark Hotel closed on Tuesday last. Mr R. Robertson of Chowilla, tracked ] 500 fat sheep to the Adelaide market this ] week from Paringa. From Tailem Bend to Alawoona crop are expected to. average five to six bushels. It is considered that 10,000 sheep will leave. Paring!' by rail between now and £mas. Mr Teschner has another 4000 :o bring down at once from Para. Mr W. Stoeckel reports that the late Heavy wind has caused a great deal of lamag-; to liis crops at Paringa. He is it present busy stripping. The crop will je a light one. It is reported from Loxton that the leavy winds experienced lately has shaken a good deal of grain out of the irops which are already ripe. la some, instances, it is feared, a bushel to the icre may be lost. Mr J. Vigar, who is still contracting m Lake Victoria, has bean in Renmark luring-the week. Mr VigT repo.ts that .he spear grass has come on - well ■ round .he L, >ke since the rain, and that reap ...
BUSINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 28 November 1913
BUSINESS. The first Studebakcr cat owned in these parts has teen purchased "by Mr. F. Stoeckel, of Murthoo. It is claimed for the Stradeljaker that 'it (frill go where any other car will go, and that it coinbines cheapness -with jComfort and finish. Messrs. Clutt-er buck Bros, are the South Australian agents. Ford cats have been recently pur chased by Messrs. J. Higgins and A. Wilkinson. In each case the car was brought tip from Adelaide -by Mr. Woodman. Mr. Pollard, of Oal Lai, has also invested in a car. J Mrs. 'Mclntyre and her daughter, Airs. Cole (late of Mildura)- announce ttoat they are opening the Kardomah Cafe, in . Para Street, Renmark, next to Mr. Najar's Btore. "Mr. H. B. Martin is again fn the butchery and bakery buBintSB a£ Bern. Mr. W. B. Myers, brother to "Frank" is. managing the shop. Mrs. Saies* Lyrup store has lately besn purchased by Mr. T. E. D. Part ridge, of Berri, and will, in future, be open for business all day. Mr. Rudolph Priester has been joined in partn...
RELIGIOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 28 November 1913
RELIGIOUS, Members of the Church of Christ resident in ReSm&rk are requeeted. tc communicate with Brother A. J', aisley, The Rev, J, Hall Angus, Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Aus tralia, ie expected to arrive in Rtn rnark to-vlay by the e.e, Benmark. Se will be accompaniedl by Mrs. Angue, lha Ccnj,rogational Eivcr Mt86tngec for November has a cheering tale of progress in church -work at Loxton anfl Swan Reach. Adherents of the Renmark Church tire reminded that Sunday, Nov. 30, is the day appoint ed for the annual gulden and special offering, ' ^ j-? The first annivtrsafcy- scrvjcc of Jfche Waikerie Methodist-Church were conducted on Sunday week by the. Rev. Mr. Farley, of Brompton. The services were "well attended. On thej Saturday- n eht Mr. Farley gave j>| lecture entitled " Queer Fol%," and on Monday night the annual tea meeting wa» held, A pUbU« m^icp. s^csrfe i
A MISUNDERSTANDING. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 28 November 1913
MISUNDERSTANDING. "We have been taken to task Ky*ctie of the growers' delegates to laBl year's conference of the A.D.F.A. ot th« grounds tbat ignorance of the working of the Association maciiin ery was imputed' to groweris' repre tentatives in our last week's editor ial. The statement was not ii. tended to -be read as referring t&lt;. delegates at all, but to.the growers .h.mselrcs—the ordinary rank am file ot the Association. We have nc hedLatipn in accepting our corre spondent's assurance that " many oi the delegates hare made themKlves conversant with that machinery at tha expenditure of much unpaid time and trouble."- Wo never ihad any intention of suggesting otherwise.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 28 November 1913
OPEN. "■ • -— te W. F. O. GBdTE'5 —— CNHal^tfi^ryandi«aIiatoi:^ , \ MURRAY AVENUE, 'RENM&KK, & GItBEktoN, ADELAIDE. : If you wish YOUR CHILD to have good PERMANENT TEETH, have : the temporary teeth properly catcd for. I wiU be-pleased totell you wily. —,— Mr W. F* O GkQrE, - Surgeon Dentist, Renmark, - WILT, PERSONALLY VISIT—RENilARK, Mou., Dec. 1, Tue=., 2nd, -and Wed.. 3rd ; BERRI,Thurs., Dec. 4th,from II to 4"; LOXTON, Fri., Dec. ' ™5th,"and Sat., Dec. 6th+ WAIKfJRIE, Mo»., Dec 8th. from llto4 ; SWAN REACH, Fri., Nov. 2lst, ll to 1; BLA>CHETO WNj Fri.. Nov. 21st, 3 to 6 ; „ MORGAN, Sat., Nov. 5i2nd, all day. , TEtEFHOKE 79,. ResmarKv ' Have jfOB seen (Mif New FupnituraCatalogue P We'll Pes! yaii one FRK for the ashing. In it you will see illustfated a magnificent range of artistic and serviceable furniture for every room in the house Remember, we guarantee -the quality of every article we sell.. Each ipiece is prettily designed, aud honestly constructed "of sea...
WAKE UP RENMARK. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 28 November 1913
WAKE UP.i DENMARK. Everyone in Renumk will be glad to learn from the statement supplied this paper by the chair of the Irrigation Trust that the f?i tfef tyjipffr (9 tl« rrust of a title "to the ''dedicated" Lands are moving . .smoothly to wards a satisfactory settlement, [a the minds of (those who hac che opportunity of meeting Mr-. Young on. the occasion of his visit to Renmark some months ago there was no room for doubt o> the Minister's desire and intention to help this settlement to obtain t fair deal with respect to thest lands. The details of the pro posed transfer will doubless b» made public in due course, bu Renmark was given to understand ay the statement from Mr Young, which was read by tlis Premier at the October show luncheon, that onlv the lands not deemed suitable fo. irrigation would be included in thi j acreage to be transferred. In view • of the failure of the* Trust to ex ! tend its irrigated area of late years, the Government are possibly wisi in deciding- to...
FARM AND GARDEN. RANDOM JOTTINGS. INTERPLANTING. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 28 November 1913
FHRM ANB GHROEN. || [Conducted by the Rambler.] JL_ RANDOM JOTTINGS. 4NTERPLANTING. I have added a footnote to my. friend Mr Ross's letter on this subject,'but after that was in type (proofed and revised for printing) the " Mildura Cultivator" of las! Saturday came along. And one of the first things that caught my eye in " Steele 'Blayde's " pages was a very pertinent reference to this matter of the interplanting of fruit trees. Mr Ross writes that he finds the practice of interplanting /mutually advantageous to orange and peach trees. The hardy warrior of the " Cultivator" has been visiting Curlwaa, at.d, of course, had a stroll through Mr Sage's block. And in fhe course of his stroll noted that where the orange and peach plantations mc-t, the peach trees in the dividing row were as they should be, but the orange trees. in the first row next them were "-by no means so fine in growth and bearing as the next "row." Mr Sage, who ii repre sented as a philosopher cf the Laconic school—o...
RAILWAY PROPOSALS. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 28 November 1913
RAILWAY PROPOSALS. The proposal to advocate a rail way from Morgan to Renmark, in place of the bridge connection with Paringa, has not received much public support in Renmark itself. The resolutions carried on Wed nesday week at a meeting of the Berri Progress Association, which will be found reported in our news columns, indicate, however, that the Morgan extension has powerful advocates. And if the issue were narrowed to a choice between these two alternatives there can be no question as to which should kick the beam. The line from Morgan would be one of development, and would bring' Renmark at least as near, and probably nearer, the metropolis than the Paringa route. It is only natural that Renmark settlers should desire effective con nection with the railway already so near their doors. Whether the ulti mate course of development is likely to warrant the spending of any great sum to effect that connection is another question. And especial ly is it important to consider whether t...
LUCERNE—WHAT VARIETY? [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 28 November 1913
LUCERNE—WHAT VARIETY ? Still on " Steele Blaj'de" -and Curlwaa, I, notice tiiat this wander ing knight has ieen ^visiting Mr S. P, Taylor's lucerne patch, and findiiigit good, ^Hot every day," j he. writes j■ *■ does .'one wade into; crop all three feet six inches high,! uniform.of growth- and clean.,J j This "magnificent stand1' is of the' Hunter River variety. But there is another plot of French Provence, | and in this plot the ..growth is very patchy. The patchiness is ascribed "to the nature of the soil in this particular plot, clay emerging on the surface in. places. But there seems to be an underlying sugges tion that the variety is also inferior. It may: be. Hunter River holds pride of place in Australia, and yet one of the finest fields of lucerne to be found in .South Australia, out-' side the reclaimed swamp lands, is ] of the French Provence variety, and I it is to be found, on the Messrs I Metters* Murray View estate, below i Waikerie. There are here 50 acres' ■ under lu...
The Pioneer. Visitors to the City May obtain copies of the "Murray Pioneer" at the Railway Bookstall, Adelaide. RENMARK, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER. 28. THE DRIED FRUITS INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 28 November 1913
iimeer. Visitors to the City May obtain copies of the " Murray Pioneer" at the Railway Bookstall, Adelaide. Rbn&ark, Friday, November. 28. THE DRIED FRUITS IN DUSTRY. Though the attendance of growers at the meeting of the Dried " Fruits Association on Monday night might have been larger, there ■was no lack of interest in the affairs of the Association shown by the considerable number who were present. Nor do we think any 3 fault could be found -with the tem per of the meeting or the spirit of 3 the resolutions carried. It was made abundantly clear that Ren mark growers have no desire to wring extortionate prices from the public for their fruit; that, on 3 the contrary, they are, as a body, desirous that prices^ generally - should be lowered. And they are anxious^ that any reduction in prices which tnay be made should reach the consumer. But that, as 1 yet, is where the rub comes in. Growers by their organization are * able to control the agents who e handle their fruit, and,...
GRAPES FOR EXPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 28 November 1913
GRAPES FOR EXPORT. An esteemed correspondent—a Ben mark settler—writes me for informa tion regarding" the prospects which the railway opens for the export of : the Gordo grape. He is ttiider the ] impression that Gordos are freely exported from Mildura, and that.-this : industry has been developed in that i settlement as a consequence of its l] connection by rail -with Melbourne. There is ho prospect for ths eucccee ful export of the Gor.do, though some thing may be done in wording up a trade of grapes of this Variety when the settlement of the malice lanes along th«i Paringa line provides a population, .for .their cohsurD.pt-cm. Gordos have been shipped in fair 1 quantities .to Melbourne and othjr Victorian towns along the Mildura line, afld most of ths Waltham Cross (White Malaga) grapes grown at Mildura • are to-day . sent away l.y train in the fresh state. But. for export purposes, properly understand export varieties of. grapes are re quired. A large export. industry in these f...