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SOUTHERN DISTRICTS. TWEEDVALE. A SPLENDID EFFORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 22 April 1927
SOUTHERN DISTRICTS. TWEEDVALE. A SPLENDID EFFORT. On Monday evening, April 11, the! annual public meeting in connection with the local Recreation Ground Board of Control was held in the institute. The president (Mr. R. Redpath) occupied the chair, and there was a fairly good atten dance. The secretary (Mr. F. Swaine) read his lengthy report, giving an outline of the work begun and so far completed during the past year. The report (abridged! submitted read as- follows:-^ At the last annual meeting a new con stitution was passed and among such the clause relating to direct representa tion by* each sporting body proved an that its sponsors claimed it would be, and the whole of the board had worked har moniously together, having one object in view endeavouring to make your ground the envy of the surrounding sporting bodies. The past year has been a record one both in regard to im- I provements made and financial assistance given by the general public. The late Rev.. F. J. H. Steward, B....
EAST WELLINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 22 April 1927
EAST WELLINGTON. .Last Wednesday in the local hall, at j a social, Mr. Buzzacott, an employee o£ Mr. K. D. Bowman, on the Welling-1 ton property, was presented with a &lt; suit case and travelling rug by his £el-1 low employees and friends. Mr. E. Norman made the presentation.. A dance and supper followed. Tne river on the Wellington aide is crowded with motor cars and people fishing and shooting, and some very good catches have been made. The traffic over the ferry, has been some thing enormous, seven and eight at a time in the punt is unite common. The water in the river is quite green, ana if a lock or barrage is not put across' down below here, the pumping plant at Tailem, and also their en gines will soon be rusted out, and they will be as they were in 1914, looking for fresh water.
LITTLEHAMPTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 22 April 1927
LITTLEHAMPTON. Rain is bady needed now to replenish water tanks. Several enjoyable dances have been held in the Littlehampton Hall lately. Mr. Geo. Wedd's pictures, which are screened every Saturday night, are well patronised. Great strides are being made with the new bacon factory being built here by Messrs. Foggitt, Jones, Ltd. A tennis match between Harrogate and Littlehampton was played one the Little hampton courts.on Saturday last. . The results were:—Littlehampton, 13 sets 88 games; Harrogate, 2 sets 42 games. Details:—Gents'" Doubles—Monks and Murphy (L.) beat Downing and Jenkin son (H.), 6—1; Mitchell and Jennings beat Powell and "White, 6—5; Bolto and Paech lost to Schwabe and Grenfell, 5—6. Ladies' Doubles—Mrs. Reddy and Miss K. Beard beat Mrs. Downing and Mrs. I White, 6—1; Misses E. Simper and E. Coppin beat Misses Hay and Powell, 1 ■6=^-1. and 6—3. Gents' Singles—L. ] Monks (L.) beat H. Downing (H.), 6—2; M. Murphy beat R. Jenkinson, 6—4; N. Mitchell beat H. Powell, 6—...
MOUNT PLEASANT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 22 April 1927
MOUNT PLEASANT. The Sunday School anniversary ser vices were held at the Presbyterian Church last Sunday. The Rev. A. Erskine, ot Murray Bridge, was the preacher for the day, and he delivered helpful addresses to the scholars, their parents, and friends. - There was bright singing by the children, who were as sisted by the elder scholars and the choir. Mrs. Gehling, in her usual capable man ner, had devoted much time to" their training, and also presided at the organ. Mr. C. Egel accompanied the hymns on the violin, and Mrs. Nitschke on the silver cornet. The church was nicely decorated with flowers and foliage. The services were continued on Tuesday even ing in the institute, when the.distribution of prizes took place. - The Presbyterian Fellowship League of the city and suburbs held their annual Easter camp again at Mount Pleasant, and were accommodated in the Agricul tural Hall and grounds, where all ar rangements had been made for their comfort. The camp consisted of 36 lads and...
SUCCESSFUL OAKBANK FETE. £179 Raised. [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 22 April 1927
! SUCCESSFUL OAKBANK FETE. £179 Raised. A highly successful fete "was held at Oakbank on Saturday last in aid of the Soldiers' Memorial Hall, which building is now completed, and will be officially opened in about six weeks' time. . The function was declared open by Mr. S. J • Pullman, secretary of the Onkaparinga Racing Club. In opening, Mr. Pullman said that he thanked the committee for the honour they had done the O.E.C. in ggkiyig Rim to open the fete. Congratu lations* were due. to the committee, and all helpers who had brought into being the magnificent hall. One naturally regretted the necessity which prompted the erection of a soldiers* memorial hall, but he was sure the boys whose me mories were so being kept green would be the first to wish that some such form of remembrance should be erected. Be i sides being an adjunct to the town it would be a gathering place where all might enjoy themselves in various ways, and should be the means of providing the social intercourse, s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 22 April 1927
Four-hour Bread with Complresseii Yeast. A'-JPON ' TO/. FARMJS9C Wiy» »_• One satisfied client at Tlp^rra writMt;jwItoUowsrvr"! weff-aattefied^wftfrthe results-o obtained by using your Comjw'esBedYeast. It makes baking a pleasure gind-ione need - not be "atraid " '-.. tallurB. lt Is indeed FOjOR; HO0R6 BRAD^ •. Become a user ot NYCANDERS COMPRESSED YEABT without delay. It is sold in very convenient quan-' - titles as follows:—f ' . ' . a. d. a. d. s. d ' 2| oss. - - - « :9 1 oss. - -' - - 1 II. 11 ozs. =- - - - .2 9 • ^ - - - 1 1 8 oss. - ' - - 2 2 12 «»i - / - - - 2 11 * Oia.r""- 1 * 9-oss. - - - 2 4 16 oss. - - - 8 2 - 8 en. . • - - - 1,8 10 ozs.> - - - ' • 2 41 Prices, include' postage -Full directions and particulars posted .on application to— SJL FAEMERS' CO-OPERATIVE UNION, UHITED (DAIRY DEPARTMENT) "... - BOX 35S G.P.O., ADELAIDE. Wilson - Ro berts & Co. PHOTOGRAPHERS, BRIDGE STREET :: MURRAY BRIDGE. Amateur Photographers' Films developed and printed. One-day S...
THE RIVER MURRAY AND ITS TRIBUTARIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 22 April 1927
THE RIVER;MURRAY AND ITS TRIBUTARIES. The general fall of the Darling is about, 3 inches -per mile. On the Murray,, from . Albany. to Tociimwal, the fall is 9 inches, per mile;...from Tocumwai to. Echuca Ji inches;, thence, to.Euston 4$ inches; to, Went worth (Darling. J unction) 32 inches; and- from Wentworth to Lake Alex andrina less than 3 inches-per mile.: The total navigable length- of the Murray and s its tributaries is 3,212 miles; made up as follows: The Mur ray, Albury, to mouth, 1,366 miles; Murrumbldgee, Gundagai. to Murray Junction, "66 miles; Darling, Walgeit to Wehtworth, 1,180. The watershed' of the tributaries' in Queensland,' New South Wales and Victoria, amounts ,to 414,263 -square miles, or" 265^00,000 " acres,' equal to nearly one-seventh of the total' ai-ea of Australia. Of this total the' con tributing" area amounts" "to 158,499 square .miles'," The rest,"though"with in the catchment area is non-contri butiiig.",, The Darling has its sources in the Great Dividi...
BERRI DISTILLERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 22 April 1927
BERRI DISTILLERY. Distilleries - have-been set up -at various points along-the river, and-the greatest of -themis one 4inder- the management of the Berri Growers Co-operative^ Distillery- Company,. Limited. Our-first visit on Friday morning was to this imposing set of buildings, -which -has been -erected about four miles out-of the town. -Mr. Cheriton, the chairman-of directors, and Mr. -Rump, the manager, -guided the party- -around, and-. Mr- Peacock, - the secretary, supplied- figures which will give some- idea of what the dis tillery means to the settlements- which it serves. When the- reorganisation Of the concern-took place about four years ago ample provision was planned to meet the estimated-needs, but al ready the -business-had exceeded all expectations, and we -saw Hearing completion new fermenting tanks and storage -buildings-- -When these are available-the Berri-DistiUecy--will he without rival for equipment and space - in Australia-or New Zealand,^--The wine storage -pro...
BOXES AND AUSTRALIAN TIMBER. [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 22 April 1927
BOXES AND AUSTRALIAN' TIMBER. u. .-In the town "we halted" at the premises '-'of. the -Bern^lCci^iier^ti^' PackingUnion, Utd., and; saw the fine plant;which deals With .the dried.fruit, Grading of peaches' wis jdstfinishing;" 'ahfl the way; was being made Clear" "to deal!'with - the'" exacted ; big; crop", of Sultanas- and ; currahtr.;" Mr.'Wishart,; the chairman, aad Mr; ^eGlas'soft, the; secretary,'- were'; in attendance,'and they discussed several matters .con cerning "the progress of the settlement and : their' company. - -, Mr." 'McGlassoti "raised the samevquestioiK.as' did '.Mf;, Heming at WaikCrie in relation to the use of Australiah timber for. packing boxes. All the river''packers natur ally are.anxiouatokeep their,money, 1 so far.' as .possible, in Australia, but difficulty has . been . encountered "" "carrying but this policy to" the fullest. possible . "exteiit,Mr. ; McGlassbii supplied the following explanation"' of the position:"' The existing rate of Import..Duty cha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 22 April 1927
JSSJl. FftOUD + i . OF f OUR^WN: MANUFACTURES? *QF &lt;za nnr rBV !.:' ] I Thty irt jfte^prpdueti rf^B^j^irlalit^d .Exfwt^erkmeB.""" Our Importatlonu-arc 'tHeo Selectlim. j /-' of the--WorId!sTBest. *> j 8 ;fc 6 in: O.K/ LEAD XHAINS, Lehgtk 10 fL 6 m, j O.K. BOD¥?GCHAS®, Length ^ ^ - - NOTE^pEHpiGTH. OTBBIp P1I0ES DOWN- AGAIN! IMPROVEOTOURJNGCAR £155 ' NON^TAHTER TIMf(^ - - £160 v. • m. i^tenBg^rsSF Ph8nis''i32.A: 0|^»te RaSwAy Station. Murray Bridge- ■ ' - -
WIRELESS PROGRAMS 2BL SYDNES. Wavelength—353 Metres. DAILY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 22 April 1927
1 WIR^I^S PROGRAMS 2BLSYDNES; W avelenoth—353 ^Metrca.." DAILY;-; Early-morning seSBlbit—7j16- a.ra,Ab- 8 - a.m. : Morhingmessicm^lOrAitrulto 2 "asm?: Afternoon session—5-, p.m,.,-to :-5 jP-tm-i Early" evening "Sessloil-^HEV[pifl.'i .Beft-J time -stories by kittle- Willie" arid-Daddy^ Longlegs: oand XJncie'. yGeorge&:'- and^ tSiey Kiddies.SpeciaL-vcountry>;:£8£6Slo«7~7'i p.m.; ...weather xeports,. ,, stock .exchange call, gtain^ and dodder *epcrtl^Vegretabfi n^nil ffi nlH irinrlltiy'rjihiirtitl 'IflnTflfcr and ^ult^arlf^.r.reJ>orts^^a39*r produ&lt;SeC reports, country riewsfrom The Ss&? Evening ".aiiWht.". MONDAY.APRiL-®: :,i 8—G.P.O,'-Clock" and tjhlmee; '-Broad 0 -caster'® -&lt;Topl cal -Chorus. ■ - • 8.3—Ne wtowm Band, -broadcast from the I ndustf iaI~"Hall,' "Newtown.~ ' 8.23—Hr. Marsh Little, ijjartfone/- • 8.30—"Miss OorMeiWard,-.soprano. 8.37—Mr.'iDud Osborna-ddescriptTve bari tone,--. 8.45—Miss-Heather-Klnnaird, .contralto. 9.52—Mr. Beft...
3LO MELBOURNE. Wavelength—371 Metres. DAILY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 22 April 1927
3L0 MELBOURNE. WavelenflthV^-371 metres.. DAILY.-.. Middfy^ession—i&ttr 2 pirn.. After noon session—-3 to 5 p.m. . . Evening-Ses sion—5.40, p.m., to. 7.6. p.m.—The children's hour; ""Argils" and ""Herald": hews ser vices-, weather'-and-neriai mail informa tioh^by the Aerial- Services, Ltd.;Stock Exci^hgfr4nfoi3nAtion,-overseas shipping fish mftrHetrreporterby J. R. Barrett,' Ltd;, river irenortsjmarloet reports by the "Vic-. Ltorian Producers Co-operative Co., Ltd., Haymarke't sheep "sales, poultry." grain, hay, chaff, .straw. Jute, dairy - produce, potatoes,^and'-.onions, market prices of oranges And lemons by the Victorian Cen tral Citrus:Association, Pty.,- Ltd., fruit market -reports by the Victorian Whole -^le.^uilCTv-rs'i Association, compiled by the 'Fruit ^Vorld," exclusive to 3LO.
TELEGRAPH FACILITIES. Moonah. [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 22 April 1927
TELEGRAPH FACILITIES. ;- • Moonah. The following Communication ha3 been received- by Mr, TV. IjanBdoh -ParsOTii -- M;H.R. (member, for. Angas), from t&e Acting -Deputy ^Director; -of Posts and Telegraphs, Adejgide:— -"With reference to your eomraunfcation^of 8th November^ 192C, coveringj;d. letter,_ from SGtoorJ Flaveli MerlbaS, t regarding the provision -of telephone ■ facillties-at Mocrnah Bore, 1 desire-do inform^you_ ;that apprtrRat? has beenijgiven-fdrithe ishm^nllittC Telegraph' .(worked -by telephone). trunk line and ^telephonelfacillt^s on Section 35, Hd. of MeGorrery ■ adjacent to klooqah-. Bore, under the nameof'Moonah. The office, whichwill be in charge of Mr. Ed ward Jones, willbeopened as soom^is the necessary lias work -ttijirbeen completed and equipment installed,"" .
MURRAY BRIDGE PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. (Continued from last issue). A Barrage Wanted. [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 22 April 1927
MURRA¥BmDGEPROQlESSs ASSG^IOMi^ (Continued/from last ittuef.: ' A Barratje Wanted. Mr. Collins nibved*-tHat tlte .Government _ be" approached-witha-view tb-lmpcessingiO on . the Commonwealth Murray-atragsfg Commission the ,necessity of. erecting a , barrage, at a suitable epoU'bti'the lower river to meet tfie-t%qulrementSH>t-Jetttert j&lt;g on the reclaim^! .swamps; ^seconded ; by Mr. Kappe and^carried. • Mr. Wv Thiele" urgfedthat the councils be ashed to clear,more side tracks on the., roads as. it would save the ^metal road' ~h~ condiderably. - He moved that the Mbn arto and Mobilong District- Councils be asked to put in order the sand patches on the eld road to. Kahmantoo via Rocky ' Gully; stecondedi by Mr;- W. Thiele. > -Mr. Banaieyi^noved ■ as ah amendment that- Messrs. W. and E. B. .Thiele te _ asked-to intervfew the two ^tmuneBahom^E cerned- in the. matter; seconded, by Mr. Kappe. . The amendment; was caSrisdf i^ Mr.Handley anovefi that-Messrs. Thleleji be aske...
THE SOLDIERS' TRIBUTE. A Monument of Sacrifice. [Newspaper Article] — The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser — 29 April 1927
THE SOLDIERS' TRIBUTE. A Monument of Sacrifice, When the returned soldiers at Murray Bridge purchased tlie block of land at the rear of the post othce it was with the intention of erecting thereon a memorial to their fallen comrades, and at flrst it was thought to erect a hall and shops, but there was difficulty In securing funds for the purpose, though had the original intention been possible, it would at that time, have been easy to have let the shops at good rentals for a period of years, and the hall would have been probably self-supporting. But there was at that time a public appeal for the erection of the Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, and Hie returned soldiers with commendable spirit, decided not to make their own ap peal in order to interfere with appeal for the hospital, and they made r that an nouncement at a public meeting called in connection with the hospital movement, Since that time the soldiers have post poned their appeal from time to time, and in the meantime they de...