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Special Soldiers' Edition [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 25 March 1943
i Special Soldiers'Edition I p This week's edition of "The Pi- J| || oneeij" has been demoted al- || A most entirely to the return of fe? M the 9th Division AIF from the k y Middle East. Many other item* || Shave had to be held over or M cut severely but we have done B j! this fully confident that the pub- A f""' lie will heartily approve of the j| course we have adopted. t'j f Next week further space will it be devoted to the soldiers' r®- 9 turn, including interviews with jU 9 some of the men ij m U
OZONE THEATRE [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 25 March 1943
OZONE THEATRE Commencing on Friday of this week for a three night season and screen ing simltaneously with Wests Theatre In Adelaide, "One of Our Aircraft is Missing," will be screened at the Owne Theatre, Renmark, with a strong cast of English artists. The supporting film, "The Night be fore the Divorce" features I>ynn Bail in a hilarious comedy. . On Tuesday March 30, Charlie Chap- | lin will be seen In "The Gold Rush". I This is something outstanding in screen I entertainment, Chaplin having added heart-touching music and hilarious dia logue to this masterpiece of comedy. Showing at the Roxy Open Air Theatre on Friday and Saturday of this week will be the James Cagney comedy, "Strawberry Blonde", together with Richard Arlen In the aviation thriller, ' Forced Landing". Four news reels complete the programme. Commencing on Friday, April 1C, for a three night season will be the much discussed film, "Mrs. liiniver". Box plans open on Friday of this week for the three nights. To ce...
CHALLENGES ARRANGED FOR LIBERTY LOAN Berri v. Pt. Lincoln; Loxton v. Pinnaroo [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 25 March 1943
CHALLENGES ARRANGED FOR LIBERTY LOAN L Bern v. Pt. Lincoln; i Loxton v. Pinnaroo ^Interest in the Third Liberty Loan, of £100,000,000 now in its sec ond week, has 'been heightened for two River towns by the arrange ment of challenges between them and other South Australian towns. A challenge issued by Berri that it will subscribe more to the loan than Port Lincoln has been accepted by the latter town, A similar challenge from Pinnaroo has been taken up by Loxton. Bern -with a quota of £21,000 (259 subscribers) appears to have set itself an ambitious task, for Port Lincoln has been given a quota of £25,000 (32® (subscribers). However, while Berri oversubscribed its "Austerity" loan quota of £15,000 by £2,000, Port Lin coln reached only half of its big quota, of £30,000. Loxton and Pireiaroo will be o* "level pegging" both having been al-' lotted quotas of 110,000 (120 subscrib ers). Plnnaroo's challenge was ac cepted on behalf of Loxton by fh« District Council Clerk (Mr, A. If. Hll b...
NEMO'S HORTICULTURAL NOTES PACKING HOUSE STRIKE [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 25 March 1943
NEMO'S HORTICULTURAL NOTES PACKING HOUSE STRIKE Every right minded individual whether directly concerned with the dried fruits industry or not, will feel a surge of indignation with the recent abortive strike in the packing houses. The dried fruits industry has been working amicably, with its workers under an in dustrial award duly signed by all parties yet it has been -possible fop this agreement to 1>e violated by one party with impunity. Mad the boot been on the at her foot *rtdihe -employers wen. fit to violate the award there would have been a hue and cry for vengeance. In the latest condition of wageB award fates it is specifically stated that any grower failing to observe the-conditions set out is liable to a fine of £100 and/or up &lt;to six months 'imprisonment. I have net '♦teard of any penalty clause existing on the part of. the union. Tfa»t is Is made possible for an in dustrial award to be violated at a time t« cajwe the greatest possible embar raatfment In a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 25 March 1943
A blotchy, pimply complex ion is caused sometimes by anaemia, and a good blood tonic proves beneficial. Dr. Mams' PINK RILLS are useful in such cases, be cause they help to enrich the . blood supply. Theatre Patrons Pledge Help to LIBERTY LOAN NEW PLEDGE PLAN PROVES convenient subscription method In picture theatres and theatres all over the country* patrons are pledging their help to the Third Liberty Loan at the convenient loan booths in the theatre vestibules. At these booths are pledge forms available on which patrons are invited lo promise subscriptions to the Loan. When you are at yonr favourite theatre you, too, are invited to add yonr support to the Theatre Industry's hornn Drive and thus baek up the boys vho are fighting for ns. Watoh for the Liberty Loan Pledge Booth at your theatre and make your . pledge of rapport to the L0»erty Loan as aoou as possible. Hero is the PU5DGB
COMMANDER IN CHIEF'S PRAISE FOR DIGGERS [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 25 March 1943
COMMANDER IN CHIEF'S PRAISE FOR DIGGERS The following address was delivered to the AIP in the Middle East by Gen eral Hon. Sir Harold R. L. G. Alex ander, KCB., CSI, DSO, MC, Comman der in Chief, the Middle East Forces, at a parade of the AXF held in Pales tine ori December 22, 1942, in com memoration of Fallen Comrades. "Officers, warrant officers, non com missioned officers, and men of the: Australian Imperial Force, these great - days we are living in are a time for' deeds rather than words, but when great deeds have been done there is no harm in speaking of them. And great deeds have been done. "The battle of Alamein has made history, and you are in the proud pos ition of having taken a major part in that great victory. Your reputation as fighters has always been famous, but I do not believe you have ever fought with greater bravery or distinc tion than you did during that battle, when you broke the German and Italian Armies in the Western Desert. Now you have added fresh lustre...
Great Welcome to Soldiers from Middle East Battle Zones SCENES OF EXCITEMENT AND ENTHUSIASM AT STATIONS: RECORD CROWDS AT WELCOME SOCIALS [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 25 March 1943
Great Welcome to Soldiers from Middle East Battle Zones SCENES OF EXCITEMENT AND ENTHUSIASM AT STATIONS: RECORD CROWDS AT WELCOME SOCIALS BEHIND the official announcement by the Prime Minister (Mr.* Curtin) this week that a further contingent of troops had arrived in Australia from the Middle East lies a story of great excitement and enthusiasm i| the River districts. The joy which came to human hearts as trains conveying the troops drew into the varioil stations could only be appreciated by those who*' witnessed the unforgetable scenes on the crowded platforms It recalled to the mind happenings of 12 months earlier when the first troops from overseas returned to Australia HOME AFTER 3 YEARS'CAMPAIGNING Many of these heroes of Rommel's El Alamein de bacle—their most recent triumph—had been away from home for three years, and were among the "Rats of Tobruk". From the time some days earlier, that news leaked through that the men liad arrived at "An Australian port," relatives had live...
CIVIC WELCOME TO BERRI SOLDIERS [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 25 March 1943
CIVIC WELCOME TO BERR1 SOLDIERS A civic welcome to 2nd AIF returned soldiers and airmen of the Berri district was held in the Rivoli Theatre, j The large, and representative crowd was indeed a tribute, and an assur ance of a warm welcome to the re turned men. Sfft. Major McDonnell (president of the Berri RSL Sub branch) introduced Cr. L. S. Trenaman (chairman of the Berri District Coun cil) . At 9 p.m. dancing was stop ped and the lights dimmed, and "They shall grow not old. ^ was recited before the cross of sacrifice, alter which those present sang "Abide with me", in memory of the fallen. Mr. Trenaman extended a very hearty welcome to all the returned service men present, and said the whole dis trict was proud of what these men had accomplished. Most of the soldiers present had taken part in the battles for Tobruk and El Alamein, others had fought in Syria and New Guinea, and some had been on active service in North Australia. Other men present had fought at Darwin and had taught ...
Young Folk's Section Conducted by "MOPOKE" Leading Points [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 25 March 1943
Young Folk's Section Conducted by "MOPOKE" Leading Points Ivy lYaeger (Loxton) 3/4/42 101 Isobel Wood (Renmark) 2/4/42 100 Margaret Blight (Walk.) 1/8/42 85 Nigel Samuel -(Loxton) 28/7/42 65 Ronda Bath (Mt. Torrens) 6/10/42 54 Myra Nitschlce (Loveday) 12/5/42 54 Mavis Gray (Morkalla) 14/7/42 _ 50 Isabel Rawnsley (Loveday) 9/6/42 49 Eelea Newman (Renniark) 21/4/42 .. 39 Margaret Kubanlc (Ren.) 7/7/42 „„ 34 David Saieg (Croydon) 11/8/42 .. .. 28 Lin Bettison (Mt. Mary) 28/7/42 27 Robert Ralph (Monasli) 4/6/42 x 26 Joyce Francis (Waikerle) 29/5/42 24 Laurie Wyman (Barmera) 30/6/42 24 Roy Fettke (Veltcli) 15/9/42 __ 23 PameU Arney &lt;Wanb!) 12/5/42 .. .. 51 This year's book winners—Jennifer Samuel (Loxton), Ruth Anderson (Zjox ton). Max Scholz (Loveday), Ivy Trae ffer (Loxton), Isobel Wood (Renmark). Books Will be Forwarded Ivy Traeger and Isobel Wood have this week reached 100 marks and book prizes will be posted to them.
COBDOGLA HONOURS FIGHTING MEN Tribute to Patriotic Organizations [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 25 March 1943
COBDOGLA HONOURS FIGHTING MEN Tribute to Patriotic I Organizations Arranged by the Cobdogla Soldiers Social Comforts Fund Committee, a welcome home social and dance for members of the 9th Division AIF was held in the Cobdogla Hall. The guests were welcomed in brief speeches by Messrs. J. Cockin, E. I>. Sims, V.^J. Tillett and A. A. J. Tonkin. Sgt. B. Hombsch, L/C pi. J. H. Walsh and Ptes. J. McParlane, A. Warrick, K. Marrett and Matthews and Gnr. E. R. Ciagua responded on behalf of the soldiers. Sgt. Hombsch spoke in glowing terms of the good work ac complished by the various patriotic or ganization throughout the Middle East For the sick and wounded the Red Cross had done a splendid job, and whenever the soldiers went in the forward lines or lean areaB, the Sal vation Army, FF Comforts Fund and ■ YMCA were all doing their best to help the troops. Sgt. Hombsch also thanked the school children for their wonderful help through. the SPF and ask -d that all possible help should be co...
Karoonda and District Men Home from Abroad [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 25 March 1943
Karoonda and District Men Home from Abroad Soldiers who have returned to Kar oonda from the Middle East are: G. Atkins, C. Gellevt, H. Henderson, K. Sweetman, W. Lewis, C. Tonkin, C. Brennan. Previously returned from Middle East and now on leave from New Guinea: J. O. Hobbs, E. C. Clarke, Lex George. Sgt. Air Gunner Eric Cowled recently returned from England. He had I bombing experience in a 1000 bomber raid over Bremen. The airman train ed under the Empire Air Training I Scheme. He was tendered a welcome ' home at Borrika in the form of a social and dance. There was an ex cellent attendance. A social and dance to welcome home . C. Brennan and K. Sweetman was held at Nunkeri. The function was well attended.
MARKET REPORTS Prices Firm at Paruna [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 25 March 1943
MARKET REPORTS Prices Firm at Paruna Bennett & Fisher Limited report having conducted their usual monthly market at Parana on Monday, March 15, when the advertised numbers of stock came to hand and were submit ted to a very good attendance of buy ers from Adelaide, local and surroundr ing districts. A very satisfactory clearance was effected under the ham mer at prices fully equal to late firm rates. SHEEP-—614 yarded, 587 sold.—Fat wethers to 27/6; fat Jambs 9a 24/-; shorn weaners to 16/-; mixed sex wool ly lambs to 15/-. > CATTLE—25 yarded and sold.—Fat heifers to £13/7/6; fat cows to £9/12/6; fat steers to £8/15/-; bulls to £6/10/. Pi^rs—274 penned and sold—Heavy baconers £5, to £5/5/-; good 90/- to 98/-; heavy porkers to 78/-; feeders to 76/-; weaners and slips 32/- to 48/-. CALVES—45 yarded and sold—To 90/-. Poultry, furniture, grain and sundries completed the sale. Total Clearance at Loxton Goldsbrough, Mort & Co. Ltd., re port having held their usual fortni...
Swan Reach Opposed to Set Times for Ferry Swan Reach, March 23. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 25 March 1943
* ; -* Swan Reach Opposed to Set Times for Ferry I Swan Reach, March 23. A proposal of the Highways De partment, of running- the terry across the river to a set timetable is vigor ously opposed by local residents. The matter was brought before the meet ing of the Rayneton and Swan Reach District Council at a recent meeting by Cr. R, Lang, The council is opposed to such a move and is sending on its recommendation to the depart ment. Traffic across the river Is very light at present owing to petrol restrictions.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 25 March 1943
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