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PARINGA RAILWAY EXTENSION. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 12 December 1913
PARINGA RAILWAY EXTENSION. Ourj Adelaide. correspondent •wired Jasfc evening that the Commissioner of Public Works, in answer to a suggestion that the Pariitgai and fteomark and' Morgan to Renmarii railway connections should be referr ed to the Railways Standing. Com mittee, etated. that the Paringa Renmark proposal would, probably cost" less than £20,000. • In 'that event it would not be necessary to refer the matter to the Committee. — Loxton Line. — The Commissioner also informed Mr, Angus that funds would . fce placed at the -disposal of the Rail ways Commissioner for the provision of reasonable elding facilities on the Loxton line. At least. two more were required. — N.S.W. Elections. — The position of political parties in New South WaleB yesterday afternoon was as fo'.lows Labour 39, Literal 32, Independent 1; Bout&lt;tful: Liberal 'easing- 4; Labour leading 2 ; eecond ballots necessary, 12.
IRRIGATION AND RECLAMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 12 December 1913
IRRIGATION AND RECLAMATION. ' The first general report of the S.A. J Irrigation and Reclamation Depart ment was laid on the table of both Houses ol Parliament last week. It is described by our Adelaide corres- ' pond&nt as "an historical and com- ^ prehaisivflj document, (embracing the history of irrigation and reclamation movements - in tbSs State, and con taining -most valuable information S3 to the latest position on cach of the settlements. It is compiled with that thoroughness for wh »h Mr. Mcintosh is famed and its prepara tion entailed an immense amount of work." A summary of the report has appeared in the Adelaide press, and extracts will Ibe given in the *' Pioneer " from time to time.
THE NATURALIST AND THE MOSQUITO. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 12 December 1913
THE NATURALIST AND "THE .MOSQUITO. . Daring last week several membere of the Orinthologic-al Society tcofc a trip up the Murray with a 'view to collecting specimens, and informa tion respecting the bird life of the river, but the weather proved so hot, and inclement that only moder ate Buccees attended their efforts, and instead of coming on to Ren mark as originally intended the party returned after setting as far as Overland Corner. Dr. .J. B. CIsland, the., N.S.W.- Government Bacteriologist, accompanied the party to the Corner and came oh by Wednsgiay morning's coach to Renmark. During the afternoon Dr. Clsland inspected several > of the vineyards, and left by Thursday morning's train tor Alawoona, where he; intended spending a day and nigfat) in the scrub with a view to collect ing further specimens. Dr. Cleland who is at preBent making a special study of mosquitoes, made the inter esting announcement that be led found the malarial '' iroeguito in Eenrrark. Dr, Cleland is a E...
THE SETTLEMENT ROADS. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 12 December 1913
THE SETTLEMENT ROADS. At thei monthly meeting, of the Re&mark Irrigation Trust on Mon day night, the chairman &lt;Mr. B, B. Olorensfaaw) ^aid he iad noticed is the " Pioneer '' that a settler com plained that nothing had been done to Tarcoola Street for six years. This, remarked Mr. Olorenebaw, was not "correct. A considerable amount of money had been spent upon the. road three years ago. Mr. Showell said he had ridden along the street in question on hie' motor cycle. It was in good order. The chairman thought the roade in the eettlefcneot had vastly improved. They cornM not pleaee everybody.
Facts Worth Noting. About Remnark. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 12 December 1913
Facts Worth Noting. About Remnark. Population, town and settlement, 2,$00; . Area of settlement ... 13,348 acres Dedicated commonage 16,652 ,, Area, under irrigation 5,237 „ ■ ;Anaujai fprodaction, value £130,000. IJricd iriiit pack, 1912 ... 2,200 tons. 3&ried>3ruit pack, 1913 ... 2-600 tons.: i&Agatlbn Trust assessment &lt;£2G0,C0a ^machinery and channels, A&iu&iv&rewood coflsiimption, 6,000 %'£•?. • »' . Annual water rate per acre, 1911, 25/ Annual #ater rate per acre, 1912-13, 30/-. •; •■■■ Trust annual revenue, 1911, £7.334. Trust annual revenue, 1&12-13, £8.139. ' , Annual Govt, loan- repayment £SS0. Trust D.C. assessment, 1311, £9/165 D.C. revenue ,(1/ rate &c.), 1911, £1.307. D.C. Valuation, 1913, £250,090. Renmark fruitgrowers use annually about 5,000 tons of gypsum and large quantities of artificial fertilizers. Five irrigations are gLven1 annually. Chief products - are sultanas, cur :apts, raisins, oranges...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 12 December 1913
MILNE'S THREE STAR. BRANDY. Read the following copy of a Testi monial from a Hospital Doctor :— "I can oaJy say, after using your Three Star Brandy, that the results medici nally are equal to the best imported Brandy. . ... " I have given orders that yonr Brandy is to be used in the future in this hos pital. "I am indebted to your represents tlve for supplying me with aa Aus tralian Brandy which can adequately fiil the place, at a lower cost, of the im ported spirit." Original oi: above can be seen at our office. Every bottle bears Commonwealth Customs Seal and Label guaranteeing that the Brandy is pure grape, and made in pot stills. MlLJMEf& CO., TVTSTTT.T/RRS. AnSLAIDK. A. H.-LANDSEER, 1 (LIMITED). I GRAIN AND GENERAL MER CHANTS. Shipping, Customs and, General For warding Agents, &c. ADELAIDE & POET ADELAIDE QOOLWA, POST TICTOB, MHiANG, MOEGAN LOXTON MUEEAY BRIDGE RSNMARK AND WAIKEK1E. Age&cies at Wentworfch.SIildara iTtmiadie, and Wilcannia. TTtat&...
Renmark Irrigation Settlement A Few Facts Relative to its Histo and Development [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 12 December 1913
'; --rrrnirTni. ^ ^ ■■■ Sesmark Irrigation ^ Settlement* A:Few Feds Relative to its Histo ' . aad Developnient .1 Kenmart' is situated v5 on the Miiriay fiiver, in youth Australia, 351 iuiles'from 'h© month j by river, 174 miles above Morgan, 43 river miles belbw the Vic«: Dorian lWderaad 265 milea below .the, junction ~cf tfco Darling .River' with the f. i'array at^ "Wentwortb.By land,J£en rnark is 75 .miles from Morgan, .loimerly the • nearest railway terminus, .'and179 miles,-by rail and road from Adelaide, the State capital; By the, Pariiiga-.fai'em. Band isilway route", Bj?nraarfc: is 215 tuiies from jidelaide (139 from' 3JaUem Bend). Paxiuga, the pieseiit- termams'el the-line, is less than twp mtiee &om ien rnark, but on the opposite side of the river. Renrnfltk is an irrigation colony, and' was founded under the Chaffy Bros. Irrigation Works Act of. 1887.. Since. 1893 the fLmgation works kave been ad* — ministered by the Benmark Irrigation Trust' Nc. 1, a body eletteS...
About Loxton. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 12 December 1913
About Loxtofl. Situated in County of Alfred, Idea tion district ol Victoria and Albert. On the Murray River, East of Ade laide, fSi£t|nce by road ISO miles. Poouiatidn of Town and District, 3,050. ..-5 ' .. B weUiiMgsjin District, 628.; Area; i^33,520 acres. '-r Bstinokfei area annually under col-, tivatio£, j?fi,«00" acres. Aver0.se '[annual wheat yield,.. 10J biishelg. = > ' . Communication from Adelaide, rail to Morgan, steamer to JJoxton, or rail to ^Alawooaa and. coach to Loz ton. ■ . • - ' -■ • 1 Annual rateable Tains of all pro perty, .£21,731 16/4. ; Total estimate capital value. ol all rateable property, £434,636 12/6. Amount expended by District' an nually on roads, etc.,' £2,4.619. ' Banks—Bali; of Adelaide.; Hotels, Liozton. Places of Worship—Two Lutheran Churches, Catholic, , Anglican, and Congregational Churches hold -Ber1 vices, in the Institute; Vv' \ Chief > Industries. —--Wheat,. sheep, dairy farming, •, fruit - growing, and general produce.
KINGSTON. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 12 December 1913
KINGSTON. j - Kingston-on-Murrey, December 2ind , - On ifciday, last tlie Director of Irri gation/ Mr. "S. ^fclntoah, accompanied bv . A. -Thompson,: Chief -Mechanical Engineer, andMr. A. E. Loveday, Superintending Surveyor, 'visited this - settlement for the purpose of making final sirangeiiients to proceed -with the proposed extension early in the New Year. ■' •' ■ -Baring, lest -.week the. heat -was in tense ; .110 -and 108 degrees ' in* the shade VaB registered and the hot winds burnt a few currants in exposed -places. -,.- . . ' , .».&lt;. ' "The prosp&lt;^cts are for a little better than an; average crop right through? out the settlenijcnt of all fruits other than citrus. The latter fruits dropped most 5ojf their -*crop during the ;hot spell. -■ J-. Kiagstoiiron-jrfirray, Dec. 9. . The third' irrigation for the season star ted ^yesterday. We were at a loss to know where to procure a 'Certificated enstia^-driver but-, the Chief Mechan ical Engineer, Itfr. A. Tho...
MOOROOK. Moorook, December S. — A Huge God. — [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 12 December 1913
MOOROOK. Moorook, December S. — A Huge God. —1 A huge Cod weighing 122 Itjs. 1 was caught last week bry- Mr. !R. Brown, a local fisherman. Aoncots, nectarines and peaches are rapidly ripening slid are of good Quality. - ■The iirst load of this season's wheat was brought into *i. G. Arnold's shed last week by Mr. A. Wachtel. Stripoing operations generally ' are been delayed owing to the second growth of wheat plants, consequent upon the September rains. . . — Visiting Day. — - Visiting Day "was observed on Thurs day afternoon of last week, when parents and friends of the children were invited'to the. school by Mr". A." A. Vtrran,. the teacher.' The work of i the scholars Avas displayed, and a re port of the year's work read by the Head Master. Mr. R- Iteming, J.P., occuoied the chair, and addressed the children, who contributed a yerv cred itable brofrramme of song-a. recitations : Atc. The prizes and certificates (pro vided byi Mr. Verran)' which were p-aiaed at recent examination w...
LYRUP. Lyrup, Dec. 9. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 12 December 1913
tYRUP. -■ . iLyrup, Dec; 9. Apricots arc beginning- to-colour, arid the iirst «rop of early peaches are ripening . more and more every _ day. ■On several blocks the vinss are loot ing- weU, but do not promise a heavy crop, ItTiis, however, tvill probably improve the quality, A punt is badly needed here. The', inconvenience a ' traveller 4rom, this side to lienmark, or vice versa, is put id, surely warrants the building of ons. To rcach\ Bafcmiark, ia a v«hicle, other -.than a bicycle, oriie must drive rijjht round to Paringa.. a distance of i.wiwf.i:' ndH ' niiles. \v3ierens. if thr>K> was a crossing here, two-thirds of thai j distance would ,be. saved. Lyrup rate payers, and Others'interested ought te bestir; themselves in this matter. It is rumoured that Mr. O. Tucksr, . of the Education. Department, and. ani bid icelcbirity: of iLyrup, intends to visit i .his relations her® during- the Christmas vacation.; Ha -vvill piob ^ablyi ftitjUQg^ :Jus; family,--The present :t«ac?i&a...
PYAP. Pyap, Dec. [?]. — Dust and Wheat. — [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 12 December 1913
v- fAn. iv ; • . Pyap, ■ DcC. C. ' ' Dust and Wheat. — "A terrific" dust storm was experienced &lt;3urinjf the weefe. And muck loss of wheat is reported throughout the dis trict ; as much as;three bushels to the acre is said to fa® lost in bote© eec- . iions. ■ _ Wheatfaaryestirig is now alnio3t in, full owing % and' the yield and quality : is much better ihim last" season's. The first /leliveiv of new season 8 wheat was made this week; by Mr. T. ; H'. Xeppcl .at Hfilieli's landiiig, for J. G. -Arnold. • ' Pyap Estate. — . (The fruit> crop's are • ripening Rapidly * on the; PyaJ» 'Estate. Apricots are novt- being: picked for iresh .'fruitj' sales, also'peaches. - A ^jjrsat-innovation on the Estate is the, installation of an. electric light plant by 3Ji. C. -J. Mavey, of Stilduva. This t^ill lie -vised for t he illumination of the: engine plant and Director's* re* idence. ilroia:informa.tjon, received it is* intejideH to instal the li^ht. in the' various buildings on the E...
NEWS OF THE RIVER. (From our [?]wn Correspondents] LOXTON. LOXTON DISTRICT NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 12 December 1913
m the uniflu •• / • •• • '• "" . • / (lFrom our Swn Correspondents } LOXTOW. t • %>i. iLQXTGN . xaSTHlCT t NOTES. • Onfr upver uieets Mr. H. P. Eime, ' • the1 versatile -clerk ol : the Loslon , District Council, without picking up a good "deal of information. about the district with whose progress be .-.has keen intimately associated. Mr. Ernie .was in Rensiark towards ih«i latter end of last week, axd the .following paragraphs axe an outcome of. thisvisit.'. Hay-making hai been compietea.in. the; Jlioaton. .district,- and/tfae average ;s expected.-to work put at one acd a quarter- tons to the -acre. V A -gocd : many crops fcaVe cut more thaii this. j Tuesday, the .2nd inst., was a bad i djay afeLox^iin, a woleht gale irlofr-. ring!, lor; many hours. Exposed crops; must have lost a good deal bf grain as m many' instances the stalts were literally 'twisted together. In spite, however,! of tiife • numerous eet-ibacks experienced this season, the returns .j ■will te irmch -greater t...
WAIKERIE. Waikerie, Dec. 3. — Early Fruit. — [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 12 December 1913
WAlkERlE, Waiterie, Dec: 3. "4-—r Earlv Fruit; '—. - The weather during the last Sew days has been very hot "with a -great j dernahd* for water—for the -.blocks, j which the. officers . of. the department, have met by putting' the third pump j into action. The prospects are. very ;for . a bumper - crop of" -fruit.' Peaches, apriitots and nectarines are now ripe and are commanding. good prlcas.' . - - • — Road Metalling; — . A? meeting of Ihe' Progress Aeeo ciation wap held. last evening, when i. number of mittens "which. will mafaj , fpr .the' good of the town and . dis- ■ ■tri^t were desalt with. ; It wag de cided. to ask :the. i»o^e^6^at lie to Aietai the main •i'oaiiif^uiiniD^r through .Ihe- town, as■■ it rJSdr-iri''ajvery' bad heavy rains o'f the last: fewanonths. '■ ^ . i. .' .. I.—r- District: Council. The matter of the District - Council? w*|s hrtiight : nearer, "to being an ac tomplished fact by' '• the meeting *Mjre|tajgr..\ fpf.[;aJ3Low ^.feie.- . Trrj^iion Bep^rtiaent to ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 12 December 1913
Holder's Blood- & Digestive Tonic,' a Valuable , remedy in Loss, of- Ap ;petite, Weakness, Debility, Poorness, of' Blood, Nervous Exhaustion, and I as- -a General Tonic.- •" Sold by all dealers. Price 2/6, poBted 3/-*
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 12 December 1913
'■ • •-•THE LONDON DIRECTORY j (PubliehedAnnually). ■ j Enables traders throughout the World to communicate direct "with ' English MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS, in. each class of goods. Besides be ing a complete commercial guide' to London and its suburbs, the direc tory contains lists of • EXPERT MERCHANTS x with the Goods they ship, -and the Colonial and Foreign -Markets they., supply; •. ; • ' STEAMSHIP LINES arranged under - the - Ports- to - which ; they..sail, and indicating.the approx imate Sailings-; PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES ! of .leading Manufacturers, Merchants, etc., in the principal; provincial townfe and industrial centres of the Untied Kingdom. - 1 • A copy of tbia- current. edition -will" be forwarded, freight paid, on receipt of Postal Order for 20/- ' Dealers. seeking Agencies can ad vertise their trade cards for £1, or larger advertisements from £3. THE LONDON DIRECTORY COS LTD,, 25. Abchurch Lane. London. E.G. THE CHOICEST OF HATEBiAL$. We Give Quality,: Cutj x...
RAMCO. Ramco. Dec. 8. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 12 December 1913
JtAMCO. •Ramco. Dec. 8. Weather conditions have been very hot during the past week, and inmdnv of the orchards, the apricots are col ouring. growers will soon be busy cutting and drying. v i 1 .— Cricket. — On Saturday our cricketers went to ■Waikerio *~o plav against the Waikerie To'wn Club. The latter batted first"; and scored 117, of which Jj. C -Nor man mada 44. The outfield on the . Waikerie ground is v^ri- heavy, or his saora -yifould undoubtedlv fravo been -greater; 'Ratnco comni'aiced their :ia ninjjs- and have scored 17 for tbo loss of tw&lt;j wickets. - The match wilf- be completed next. Saturday. . . • .— Irrigation. —- ■ * ! The third irrigation - is procee^'T'tr yerv slowly, -and growers cdtoiplain that'the- water will be of -little use to tha apricots. '
SWAN REACH. Swan Reach, Dec. 5. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 12 December 1913
SWAN REACH. Swan Reach, Bee. o. * ! Alter' a severe battle with. the rag ing duststorms and heat -wave, we are at last compensated with a cool 'change and showers of rain, . whioli | tire very refreshing to the gardens. On Monday a ziotable dustatorm passed, over here- It -could . ba seen coming for some time away, in the west and as it drew nearer it had the -appearance of some gigantic bush iire coming through the isedan scrub. 1 ; Wheat Crops. *-— I &e&ping is in full swing, but the yield is not so good.as was antici pated. "Red" Bust further down river is-reported to be bringing the average Very low.' ' ~ Snakes. — :. Snakes are; plentiful this year, and several (have .'been' killed'in 'houses in ■ fche^ jtoyrh. " ■' Miss X. Schwarz, vrhiie .passing through the garden at , her 'residence, had the misfortune to tread oh . one, and it •' wound itself round her legs, -but beyond some screams and. a ffreat scare, both to tne reptile and herself, no damage ™ done. — ;...
MORGAN. FBA RACE MEETING. Morgan, Dec. 8. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 12 December 1913
MORGAN. ;,E8A RACE MEETING. " j Morgan, Dec. 8. 1 A verv,- successful- race ansetiiig was recently held s.t Eba. ; .The pro gramme eone through "was as follows i; . Hurdle S-acer-W.". Carroll's Bdnnv Tiass, 1 : G. Kotz' Noble, 2; W, Wahljnerg' Darkie, 3. Other starters— MoonHcrht, Danit,, Alice ilerrilies. Trial Stakes—C. Smith's Boggy. 1 ; 3. Jjshijiann's Navy, ,2 ; S. "Wohling's Blnck Bess. . 3. Other starters— R;W.S,; Buffalo Bill.'31 ay, Atiicatal; .'"Eba Handicap—-C. Cameron's Snip, i ; WbliHn.jr's:\Scotty- Male, 2 ; W. Parkinson's Cabby, 3. Other,-starter —¥k>nny• I/ass'- . Pony Race^r-A-. Wohliag's iL'assie, 1; W. Carroll's Borihy Lass, 2 ; B. Stone's Daisy, 3. Other; starters—Grocer, ;l?lj^gJ- JtaB.dica5J—G. Srr.ith'sBoggy, 1;^ V- i Par]dl^qn?s Cabby, ' 2.; G. Kotz's Xadv Jan°,3. . "Other stkrters Jr^cpity^'-.Mac,". Jfavy,:.Blaofc •.'j3ess, ■ ■■■ ■* ■ ■■ ' ... • ' - . Consolation-^5-Parkinson's Cabb.v, 1-;' W. ParMnsdti'e Buffalo Ettl . ? ; ! G. Wohlipg's ;B..TV.S., 3. Ot...