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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 12 November 1942
RABBIT AND FOX SKINS Also WATER RAT . KANGAROO AND SHEEP SKIN& • HORSEHAIR HIDES - TALLOW. ETC. Rail to Mile End or Carrier to our Store Prompt Cash. No Commissions. CAIN & JACOB 187-9 Waymouth Street, ADELAIDE OUTSTANDING FEATURE PROGRAMMES Sponsored for Ycur Entertainment by Local Interests 0.46 a.m. TUESDAYS and THURSDAYS STRANGE AS IT SEEMS Dramatised events that prove "Truth Is stranger than Fiction" Wednesdays PATRIOTIC PARADE Soul-stirring Melodies and Marches of topical interest 12^0 p.m. THURSDAYS DREAM TIME Melodious Songs and Beautiful Verse. FRIDAYS CAMEOS OF MELODY 1.45 p.m. WEDNESDAYS and FRIDAYS SWING-HI Swing Selections from CRM'S Record Library ** *- FB'°AYS MUSICAL HIGHLIGHTS Gems of Melody from the World'** favourites KEEP YOURSELF INFORMED Overseas News Services Six Times Daily THE WATCHMAN NIGHTLY (except Saturdays)
INQUIRY INTO SOLDIER SETTLERS' LIABILITIES Mr. Macgillivray's Question in House [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 12 November 1942
INQUIRY INTO SOLDIER SETTLERS' LIABILITIES Mr. Macgillivray's Question in House In the House of Assembly Mr. W. Macgillivray (Chaffey) asked the fol- lowing question- of the Minister for Irrigation (Hon. R. J. Rudall): A considerable time ago the Min- ister of Irrigation set up a depart- &nbsp; mental inquiry into the question of Murray River soldier settlers' liabili- ties. The inquiry has been completed in a number of cases and settlers have been anxiously awaiting the result of it. The last time I was up river one settler told me he was getting downhearted and dispirited because he did not know what was likely to happen to him. He said he was living on approximately £3 a week, but had to pay wages to employees amounting to £5 a week. He said it would be fairer to him, in the event of the department not going on with the inquiry, to let him come to town, get a job in munitions work, and so re-establish himself in some way be- fore the war ends. The reason the Minister gave...
Back from Near East [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 12 November 1942
Back from Near East Driver Douglas Malcolm, third son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Malcolm, settlers in Renmark since 1887, has returned from the near East. He was in Tobruk for five months, being there when that port was first surrounded by the Germans. He has a fine story to tell of what he and his battalion went through and how the German attacks were thrown back after having pene- trated the outer ring of defences. He has contacted with many Ren- mark men still overseas.
WITH THE BRITISH BOMBER COMMAND Sergeant Air Gunner Lindsay Lawton [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 12 November 1942
WITH THE BRITISH BOMBER COMMAND Sergeant Air Gunner Lindsay Lawton Sgt. Air-Gunner Lindsay Law- ton of Renmark has taken &nbsp; part in a number of the great- &nbsp; est bombing raids over Germany since he has been attached to the British bomber command. He was in the 1000 bomber raids which devastated the city of Cologne and Essen together with other large formations of giant bombers sent across the channel since really heavy raiding commenced. His "kite" is one of the Lancaster Squad- ron, and pals of his are Hat and Spafford, both decorated recently for gallantry in these raids. On one occasion in which he had been detailed for duty in a 1,000 bomber raid, he re- ceived a cable with very sad news from his family. The adjutant was very decent to him about it, he said. He happened to be on that particular night detailed for one of the 1000 bomber stunts. The adjutant had him taken off the programme, al- &nbsp; though he would Sgt. Lindsay Lawton have preferr...
River's Biggest Patriotic Night Nearly £200 from Wood Son Seary's Carnival [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 12 November 1942
River's Biggest Patriotic Night Nearly £200 from Wood Son Seary's Carnival With more than 1,000 people passing through the doors the carnival at Wood Son Seary's Kenmark Packing House, last Friday evening, proved the biggest patriotic night yet conducted in the River districts. Gross takings were in the vicinity of £200, and net profits, which go to the Red Cross P.O.W. Fund were over £175. The managing director of the firm (Mr. E. N. Seary) in introducing Lieut-Col. Soden, said that the car- nival had been entirely arranged by the packing house staff. Lieut.-Col. Soden, in the unavoidable absence of Lieut.-Col. E. T. Dean, performed the official opening. Col. Soden congratulated the sponsors on assisting such a worthy cause and said he knew just how much gifts from home would be appreciated by our soldiers held prisoner. Anticipating what proportions the crowd might reach, Sgt. F. J. Ros- enberg stationed police officers in the vicinity of the packing house to con- trol the traffic...
AIRMAN HONOURED AT "GUY FAWKES" BALL [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 12 November 1942
AIRMAN HONOURED AT &nbsp; "GUY FAWKES" BALL There was a splendid attendance at the Glossop Hall on Thursday, No- vember 5, for the "Guy Fawkes" ball arranged by the Glossop Soldiers Fare- well Committee. Music was supplied by the Night Owl Orchestra and Mr. N. Shepherd was M.C. Mr. T. Bird and Mr. B. G. Stacey were door- keepers. Prizes for novelty dances were donated by Mr. and Mrs. Schutt- loffel and Mr. Banschard. A King's Waltz competition was won by Pri- vate Coombs and Mrs. Allen Camp- bell, and a jazz waltz by Miss A. Whitelaw and Sgt. King. Mr. and Mrs. Schuttoffel were the judges. Opportunity was taken to honour A.C.I. Rollo Rofe, who was home on A.C.1 Rollo Rofe &nbsp; leave. Eulogistic speeches were made by Mr. C. Hubbard (chairman of the Soldiers Committee and Mr. H. Stone (chairman Glossop R.S.L.). Rollo was born in the dis- trict and was held in high esteem, and the good wishes of all present were conveyed to him. Mr. Hubbard pre- sented him with a wall...
LOCAL AND GENERAL IN 27 RAIDS OVER NEW GUINEA [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 12 November 1942
LOCAL AND GENERAL IN 27 RAIDS OVER NEW GUINEA Sgt.-Pilot Brian Jarrett, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Jarrett, of Renmark, was home recently on leave. He joined the R.A.A.F. in 1939 and is now employed with a U.S.A. unit in a medium bomber. During opera- tions, he has been over Port Moresby, Milne Bay and Tulagle and Guadal- canal. Sergeant Pilot Jarrett has &nbsp; taken part in 27 bombing raids in New Guinea and Solomons areas.
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 12 November 1942
PERSONAL Air. T. C'. Stott, M.P., will address a meeting of farmers in the Loxton Institute on Friday, November 20 at 8 p.m. on the important subjects of the Rural Workers Award and the Scully Wheat Plan. Mr. R. F. Thyer, of the mineral resources survey Department of Supply and Development, Canberra, who had been engaged in geophysical survey of the Moonta and Kadina copper fields, accompanied by his wife (formerly Sister Janet White of the Darwin Hospital) and Mr. C. H. Bellman were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Gray, Glossop, recently. Mr. Thyer is a nephew of Mrs. Gray, and was on his return journey to his headquar- ters at Canberra.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 12 November 1942
DEATH OF MR. O. GILPIN, CHAIN STORE FOUNDER Mr. Oliver Gilpin, of Winmallee &nbsp; Road, Balwyn, Victoria, founder and governing director of O. Gilpin, Ltd., chain store proprietor, died recently in a private hospital after a long illness. He was 68. After com- pleting his schooling Mr. Gilpin work- ed in a drapery store at Euroa, and when he was 21 he ventured into business for himself, in a drapery store at Korumburra. Later he opened &nbsp; branches in other country towns, and ultimately the business grew until it had more than 90 stores in the four , southern States, Mr. Gilpin was | twice married and is survived by his second wife, 5 adult children, of the &nbsp; first marriage and one cblld of the &nbsp; &nbsp; second marriage. &nbsp; &nbsp;
WAR CASUALTIES [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 12 November 1942
WAR CASUALTIES Pte. Ross Gordon Wilkinson, son &nbsp; of Mr. and Mrs. T. G. Wilkinson, of \ Berri, has been reported killed in action in the Middle East. A service of remembrance was held in the Berri &nbsp; Methodist Church last Sunday even- &nbsp; ing. (Further reference will appear | later). &nbsp; &nbsp; Mrs. E. Meyer, of Renmark, has &nbsp; been notified that her husband Sgt. &nbsp; A. F. E. Meyer has been killed in &nbsp; action in Egypt. (Further reference will appear later). Mr. and Mrs. Ralph of Monash, have &nbsp; been officially notified that their eldest &nbsp; son Private J. H. Ralph (21) was I killed in action on September 6 in &nbsp; New Guinea. Pte. Ralph was pre- viously reported missing, believed killed. Pte. A. R. (Ray) Dolan. of Ren- mark, has been reported wounded. He is in the Middle East. (Further re- &nbsp; ference and photo will appear later). &nbsp; Recen...
Odd Column Veteran River Soldiers in Epic Jungle Trek [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 12 November 1942
Odd Column &nbsp; Conducted by "GLEANER" &nbsp; Veteran River Soldiers in Epic Jungle Trek Bill Wade, of Berri and Frank Lun- &nbsp; &nbsp; die, of Renmark, were the oldest mem- &nbsp; bers of an Australian unit, who fig- &nbsp; &nbsp; ured in what has been described as &nbsp; "one of the finest stories of courage, &nbsp; endurance, sacrifice and comradeship &nbsp; yet to come from the New Guinea &nbsp; war zone." The unit was cut off by &nbsp; the enemy in the Efogl area 53 miles &nbsp; &nbsp; from Pt. Moresby. They escaped &nbsp; and made for the jungle. &nbsp; Bringing 11 stretcher cases safely back and dodging the enemy, the unit with rations practically run out, push- &nbsp; ed on over precipitous mountains, &nbsp; through mud and dense undergrowth &nbsp; and with heavy rain falling. The average loss of weight was 2st, per man i...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 12 November 1942
In Memoriam ANDERSON, J. F.— In loving memory of our dear husband and father, who passed away 20th November. 1931. —Ever loved and remembered by his wife and family, Renmark. CARTER— In loving memory of our dear Mother, who passed away on Nov- ember 13th, 1940. She is safe in the keeping of Jesus. Away from all sorrow and care; In the beautiful kingdom of heaven, She is waiting to welcome us there. —Inserted by her loving children, daugh- ter and son-in-law, and grandson. KRAUSE— In loving memory of our dear daughter and sister, Barbara, who accidentally died on November 12th, 1941, aged 1 year 8 months. To be with us in the same old way. Would be our dearest wish today. —Ever remembered by Dad, Mum, broth- ers and sisters. Morgan. PAGE— In loving memory of our dear father, Daniel Page, who passed away at the Renmark Hospital, November the 12th, &nbsp; 1941. &nbsp; Calm and peaceful he is sleeping. &nbsp; Sweetest rest has followed pain; &nbsp; We, hi...
PATRIOTIC AND SOCIAL NEWS DENMARK Airman Welcomed Home From Service in Pacific [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 12 November 1942
PATRIOTIC AND SOCIAL NEWS RENMARK Airman Welcomed Home From Service in Pacific After two years and four months service with the R.A.A.F. L.A.C. George Smith was welcomed home by the Renmark Soldiers Social Com- mittee at the weekly social and dance last Saturday evening. The function was largely attended. The Berri Rhythm Boys were in attendance. The Mayor (Mr. S. A. James) said George Smith had a distinguished car- eer since he joined the Air Force two years and four months ago. Their guest had been the first from the ground staff to be selected for air duty. He had been a member of a flying boat which tackled the Japs, in the South Pacific. The crew had all done won- derfully fine work, and had been hon- oured by their late commander Lieut General Brett. He had been so im- pressed with the manner in which they had carried out their arduous duties, that every member of the crew had received a personal letter from the general. (Applause). Mr. T. B. Wood (president) spoke on behalf o...
IS YOUR NAME HERE? [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 12 November 1942
IS YOUR NAME HERE? Particulars of the birthdays and ages of the following members have not been sent &nbsp; in. If your name is in the list will you &nbsp; please write in and give the required in- formation. I know you will. Thank, you! Bob Aird (Loxton), Donald Baverstock (Meribah), Joan Baxendale (Renmark), Grace Bell (Ramco), James Bennett (Ren- mark), Brian Blight (Barmera), Allan Brock (Renmark), Frank and Annie Bul- la (Renmark), Helen Biggins (Meribah), George Clark (Renmark), Jim Clinch (for- merly of Renmark), Violet Cenko, Thomas Davies (Renmark), Cedric Devlin (Ren- mark), Roma Doecke (Renmark), Gladys Dowdy (Renmark), Ray Dutton (Maglea), Lorna Eckermann (Waikerie), Bob Elsley (Renmark), Gllmore Fielke (Taplan), Ter- ry Forester (Waikerie), Reg. Gill (Ren- mark), Daphne Gaulke (Renmark), Dor- othy Gordon (Barmera), Thelma Grosven- or (Victor Harbour), Ruth Gross (Her- mannsburg), John Hagen (Lyrup), Peter Hartwig (Renmark), Laurie Harford (Glos- sop), Ma...
Field Day at Govt. Orchard Next Week [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 19 November 1942
Field Day at Govt. Orchard Next Week Tlie Annual Field Day at the Gov ernment Experimental Orchard, Berri will be held next Wednesday, No vember 25. The official party from "Adelaide ifi expected to include the Minister of Airrirulture. (Hon. A. P. Blesing-), the Director of Agriculture (Mr. AY. J. Stafford), the Chief Iior | ticulturist (Mr. A. G. Strickland), and the General Secretary of the Agricul tural Bureau (Mr. II. C. Pritchard). The tour of inspection will commence at 2 p.m., under the direction of the orchard manager. Mr. O. 13. llal liday. Points of interest will include a review of the citrus plantings, em bracing- cincturing1 trials and an in spection of unsuitable soil types; Smyrna fig plantation, where pruning and manuring experiments are in pro gress; vine training plots, and drain age experiments. Tea will be served at 5.35 p.m., to be followed by an address by Mr. Strickland on "Dried Vine and Tree Fruits." The field day is being held under the aus pices of the I^...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 19 November 1942
CHURCH NOTICES Renmark Methodist SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22 RENMARK— 11 a.m.— Mr. D. H. Warren. 7 p.m.— R«V". P. V. Hansen. RENMARK NORTH— 11 ajn.— Rev F. V. Hansen. CRESCENT— 3 p.m.— Rev. P. V. Hansen. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27 "Austerity Pair" In Reiners' Buildings. Second-hand clothing, produce, cake, afternoon tea. Church of England VISIT OP DR. PAUL WHITE SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22 Dr. White will preach at: RENMARK NORTH— 9.30 a.m. RENMARK— 11 a.m. BARJIEJIA— 3 p.m. BERRJ— 7 p.m. Wilkinson Memorial Congregational, Renmark (Presbyterian Church Associated) SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22 J1 a.m. and 7 p.m.— Rev. L. G. KAY United Ev. Lutheran SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22 RE)NMARK— 10 a.m.— Preaching. BERRI— 2.30 p.m.— Preaching. Y. P. Anniversary Preacher: Pastor Pulbohm. (Signed) E. G. STOLZ, Pastor. I Ev. Lutheran SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22 : RENMARK— I 7 n.ni.— Reading Service. BE1RRI— 7 p.m.— Preaching Service. , ! COBDOGLA— 10.30 a.rr.— Preaching Service. H.C. | Rev. O. W. BACKEN
S.A. DRIED FRUITS BOARD Visit of Agent General Adelaide, November 16. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 19 November 1942
ISA DRIED FRUITS BOARD Visit of Agent General Adelaide, November 16'. The S.A. Dried Fruits Board disposed of a full agenda at its meeting held on November G. Arising out of a meeting of the Consultative Commit tee held on October 23, a copy of the minutes of which was submitted, the secretary (Mr. W. N. Twiss) reported that the committee had accepted the reply, drafted by the chairman (Mr. G. A. W. Pope), to the request of the Department of Commerce to aim at securing an aggregate pack of 100,000 tons of dried vine fruit by all pro ducing States for the season 1843. A subsequent letter from the Victorian Board containing a resolution of that board stressing the manpower prob lem was received. In regard to in spection in Queensland a copy of the report of Inspector Hall of the staff of the New South Wales Board on his visit to the northern State was submitted and the secretary intimated that the report had been forwarded to the Queensland Minister for Agri culture. Markings on Boxes...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 19 November 1942
TIMBER FRAMED HOUSES OF ANY DESIGN READY TO ERECT. SEND FOR PLANS AND PRICES.' KARRI Long Lengths Available CYPRESS PINE, OAK, MOUNTAIN ASH, PINUS, JARRAH AND RIMU FLOORINGS .. . .V.D.L HARDWOOD, RIMU, HIGH CLASS JOINERY, DRY MILKY PINE (EXCELLENT FOR PATTERNMAKING). GIOBE TIMBER IVi' |1« mndMt StTMt. No. I Dock, Pt. AdctaM*. — « Ring JI851 far Efficient Straa