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Odd Column River Men Meet in Britain [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 19 November 1942
Odd Column ! I Conducted by "GLEANER" | ! * River Men Meet in Britain Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Petch, of Paruna, lmve re- , eeived letters from their son, Sgt Pilot Bob Petch who is at present in England. Oil a recent trip to Lon don Bob had gone to -Australia House. ■ and had there met Sub Lieutenant Colin liussell, son of Lieutenant and Mrs. H. \Y. L. Russell, ot Burmera. late of Paruna. Quite u number of | years have elapsed since the boys last saw each other, and they have : decided to keep contact through Aus tralia House I Serjeant Pilot Peteh has received two parcels from the Comforts Fund, ; one on the journey over which con- j sisted mostly of warm woollens, and ' another on arriving in England. This ' consisted of pyjamas (which 'were most welcome) razor blades, sweets, ' tobacco, soap, tooth paste, boot polish, note paper and envelopes. j S/Sgt. Lombard* Tells One Against Himself | S/Sgt. Vin Lombard! has done much to stimulate interest in music since his arrival in the Upper H...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 19 November 1942
Entrust the Packing and Marketing of your Dried and Citrus Fruits to WOOD SON SEARY LTD. All Markets are completely covered and Growers are assured of highly satisfactory returns with regular monthly payments. Rack Material — Hardware and all Growers' Requirements Stocked. Seasonal Spraying on Blocks done to Growers' instructions. FINANCE RECEIVES COURTEOUS AND PROMPT ATTENTION Ample StockB of Corrugated Iron and Black 10-gauge Wire A GOOD FIRM TO DEAL WITH AUSTERITY LOAN Clients wishing to subscribe £ 10 bonds or multiples thereof in this loan, on notifying us, we will be pleased to look after all financial arrange • ments on their account. Call, or notify us by letter your requirements, either one cash Payment of by instafments. COLE & WOODHAM LTD. FRUITGROWERS Indispensable to the fighting powers of the Man in the Front Line are the materials and munitions of war. Indispensable to the nation also, are the products of your labour, DRIED FRUIT. Do all you can to produce eve...
NEMO'S HORTICULTURAL NOTES Wheat Harvesting Award; Advantages of Marketing Boards [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 19 November 1942
NEMO'S HORTICULTURAL NOTES Wheat Harvesting Award; Advantages of Marketing Boards The recently announced wages award for farm labour appears to be a vicious piece pf discrimination against the employer as a class and without due regard to the circumstances associated-with wheat growing as an essential primary industry. It has been announced that the wages fixed for farm labour is in keeping with those earned by munition workers and in other secondary indus tries, there is no parallel between the two cases. 1)1 the first place the manufacturers Of munitions and other secondary pro ducts are paid on a cost plus basis, but this method does not appear to come into the picture when applied to primary industries The wheat grower has had a particularly hard time in recent years. With wheat selling at under 2/- per bushel he has grot himself into a financial position which needs the work of an econ omist to straighten out. I don't know whether politicians Have no "stomach" for economics or ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 26 November 1942
V RENMARK FOR SUMMER CLOTHING SMART ENGLISH TWEED SPORTS COATS 39/9 Assorted Colours. A11 sizes. (12 Coupons). Men's 2-piece Worsted Suits 97/ Slancy Stripes, all sizes. (30 Coupon®} Youth's Navy Serge Suits 75/ Slzes 12-16 &lt;20 Coupons) SMART KASHA COATS Sizes SW to OS. in the meweBt shade of Grey. Two styles, Box and Belted. C19 Coupons). 69/6 Sundek Frocks all Colours 39/6 | Sizes XBSW to OS. Plain or drawn' Thread finish. Fast Colours. (13 Coupons) LYSTAY in Blue, Gold, Salmon and Green. Guar- , ,y - "anteed Fadeless. t%ff\ Vu &lt;31 Coupons a yard) V/V Jf V*» S PHONE 302 BOX 54 ■ giBiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiimtrfiai
SOLDIERS' APPRECIATION OF RENMARK CLUB ROOM [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 26 November 1942
SOLDIERS' APPRECIATION OF RENMARK CLUB ROOM On Thursday night soldiers from a camp in the district wave a dance in the Renmark Institute in honour of the R.S.S.C. who have done so much for them in connection with entertainment at the club room in Murray jA.venue, and at other social gath erings in the town. The committee responsible for the decorations and the splendid state of the floor were Cpl.. C. "W. Caire, Cpl. O'Donohub, L/Cpl. C. W. Earl, Ptes. M, C. Bishop, B. Y. Hatch, Carter, Reece, Drivers O'Brien and R. Y. Brewer. Decora tions consisted of willows and jackarandas. Mr. E. Jackson was M.C. Ladies of the Soldiers' Social Committee provided supper. The Berri Rhythm Boys, headed by Mr. Ted Thomas supplied dance music. It was reported that a refusal to allow Mr. Thomas to retire had come from the various districts in which he has been playing for so long, and that Mr. Thomas had agreed to continue to lead the Berri orchestra. At 9 o'clock Captain T. S. Brown asked for two min...
WINKLE Winkle. November 23. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 26 November 1942
WINKLE "Winkle, November 23. I Mr. and Mrs. Olsen returnee" to Winkie last Tuesday after attending the funeral of Mr. Olsen's mother.— Miss Cora Carpenter, who has been visiting: Mr. and Mrs. J. Lush, has re turned to Wynarka.—Mr. R. Burchell and Mi-. W. Leibich have returned to tlie .city after a visit to Mr. C. A. Setterberg.—Mrs. Worth, accompanied by her daughter, Mrs. D. Moyle and grand-daughter Mars', is spending a holiday at Largs Bay.—Mrs. W. Cur ren is away on holidays.
GLOSSOP [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 26 November 1942
GLOSSOP Mr. Page, of Murray Bridge, who has been visiting his sister, Mrs. W. Minoeks, has returned home.—Mrs. Holmes, of Unley, is visiting her sis ter, Mrs. ,.W. Minoeks.—Mrs. B. W. Taylor returned recently from a visit to Gawler and the city.—Mrs, Phyllis has returned to the city after spend ing' a holiday with her daughter, Mrs. 'W. Penney.—Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gar ret are spending a holiday at Pt. El liott.—Mr and Mrs. W Botting and Sister Joan Botting are spending a holiday at Glenelg.—Miss Russell, of Adelaide, who has been spending sev eral weeks' holiday with Mr. and Sirs. H. Morrell has returned to her home. —Three of the teachers of the staff of the Glossop High School left this week for a three weeks' refresher course at the Adelaide University. They are Miss Page, and Messrs. Saw ley and Sugg:.
FINAL RED CROSS FUNCTION AT PYAP Pyap, November 24. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 26 November 1942
FINAL RED CROSS FUNCTION AT PYAP Pvap, November 24. The Red Cross Junior Competition ■was finalized at Pyap on Saturday, Movember 21. There . was a very ffoofl attendance and very keen interest . has been taken in the one nominee, Gladys Dalby. The evening- was spent in dancing, Misses Betty King: and Joy Kroemer supplying the music. Mr. G. Sharp acted as M.C. Supper was served by the ladies. Mr. Sharp shanked all present for their support. A presentation was made to Baby Dalby. A turkey donated by Mrs. J. Dowley was won by Mr. F. Milton raising- £4/16/-. A cake donated by Mrs. C. Dalby raised £3; this was won by Mr. Clifford. The evening's takings realized £17/16/-.
ONE ARMY [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 26 November 1942
ONE ARMY »v At long last our Prime Minister has mustered sufficient courage to seek permission from his political bosses to place the A.M.F. on the same footing as the A.I.F. This is a move which should have b^en adopted, at the very latest, so soon as Japan struck in the south-west Pacific. Mr. Curtin must surely have seen the need for it then, if not before. Klse how could he possibly have accepted the assistance of a "conscripted" army which tame so promptly from the United States of America in response to his appeal for help. Yet. instead of our national leader being able to put his important proposel immediately before the elected representatives of the people he must needs carefully feel his way and then fro cap in hand to his party conference, which in turn takes its own time to reach a decision. It is high time that this war was fully recognized by the Labour Party as a struggle for survival by the peace loving- nations against the forces of aggression. How any of the United...
IMONASH Monash, November 23. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 26 November 1942
IMONASH Monash, November 23. J A. successful triage and checkers afternoon was held Jp the M-onash Hall on Thursday. Proceeds were in aid of Baby John Hunt. The winner of the bridge was Mrs. J. TJixon and Mrs. H. Schultz won the checkers prize. There was a trading table, and afternoon-tea was served. £3/10/ was realised. Frank Teasdale (AIF) has been spending leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. "W. Teasdale.—Mrs. Ralph, accompanied by her daughter Shirley left for the city last week, -where Miss | Ralph is to be married on Saturday,— Mrs. Jones, of Broken Hill, who has been visiting her daughter, Mrs. Frank Ciiabrel, returned home last week.
PATRIOTIC AND SOCIAL NEWS BARMERA'S RED CROSS JUNIOR EFFORT Barmera, November 24. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 26 November 1942
'PATRIOTIC AND SOCIAL NEWS BARMERA'S RED CROSS JUNIOR EFFORT Baxjnera, November 24. The Red Cross Junior competition at Barmera was instrumental in rais ing £1,140/8/2. Voting closed at 6 p.m. on Saturday. Through the-cour tesy of Mr., h. E. Appleton the presi dent (Mrs. "W. Macgillivray) an nounced the results during: the inter val at the Bonney Theatre on Satur day evening. Mrs. Macgillivray thanked all helpers And the district for their support in matting such a re sult possible. The winning baby was nominated by the "Camps and right royally , -.have they given their sup port, holding many functions and tounnaments among themselves. The committees of -each baliy worked hard to obtain the marvellous results, each a most creditable effort, earning the thanks of the circle's committee. Pte. Slaughter, Pte. Colin Hodgeon and Pte. Geoff Stoeckel are home on leave.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 26 November 1942
OGILVY & SONS Renmark Chambers, Renmark P.O. Box 6 — — — Phone 21 Licensed Auctioneers, Real Estate Agents, Land Brokers, and Valuers Agencies:— New Zealand Fire Insurance, Co. Ltd.; National Mutual Life Association; Australian Nat ional Airways, Fty. Ltd.; Ade laide Steamship Company; Dal Sety & Co. (Shipping Depart went); Aberdeen & Common wealth "Bay" Liners; Execu tor, Trustee & Agency Co. of S.A. Ltd. Fares Booked for "The Gulf Trip" and to all parts of the world. Travel by Air to all cities in Australia—Fares on application. If you desire to Sell your pro perty. consult us first, we have genuine buyers and can arrange finance for Intending purchas ers. NEW ZEALAND Insurance Co. Ltd. (Established 1859) Fire Worker* Compensation Accident Motor Car Local Agents: Renmark .. . . Ogllvy & Sons Loxton .. .. T. P. Mackenzie Berri .. - H E. Hall & Co. RENMARK STUDIOS (J. A. Reiner?) Portrature. Colouring. Enlarg ing. Copying and Picture F...
NEW FIGURES FOR "SHED SHOW" 1,800 People Attend: £300 Oared Effort of Berri District Returned Men For Local Charities Berri, November 23. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 26 November 1942
NEW FIGURES FOR "SHED SHOW" 1,800 People Attend: £300 Oared Effort of Berri District Returned Men For Local Gharities Berri, November 23. Shattering all previous records, for attendance and proceeds for a "shed show" in the River districts, the carnival at the Berri Co-op. Packing House on Friday evening attracted 1,800 patrons, and net proceeds for local charities were approximately £300. The Function -was sponsored by the Berri, Lone Gum and Monash, Glossop, and Winkie sub-branches of the R.S.L. Long queues of young and old were lined up early awaiting admission, and the ushers, ticket sellers and collectors had a "hectic'' time. They were Messrs. H. Stone, 13. Williams, L. Edwards, K. Lowe, F. J. Cocks and J. N. Smith. The huge dancing space was surrounded with dainty coloured lights and greenery. The lighting was done by Messrs. A. J. Shiell, W. But ter, C. Schaefer and ^.G. Andrew. Beautiful flowers adorned the supper tables and stalls. The energetic committee, which com prised...