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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 3 December 1942
TROOPS TO ADELAIDE Direct Road Service at Concession Rates Military Men in Uniform may now use the Service -of between Adelaide and the Upper River Murray TIME - TABLE Leaves Ttenmark Cor Adelaide: Mon., "Wed., Kri. Sat.—31.30 a.m. Leaves Adelaide for Renmark: Mon., Tues., Thurs, Sat.—8 a.m. PARES—BETWEEN ADELAIDE ! and i ■Wailterie - Kingston . . Barm era j Berri - Rer.mark ! SINGLE 15/-; RETURN 25/- | Further Details and Reservations from I LOCAL AGENTS: j RENMARK—R. P. James & Co., \ Telephone 27. j BARMERA—Mr. R. G. Bishop's Cafe, Telephone 175. BERRI—Mr. Rowe, Newsagent, WAIKERIE—Mr. L. Beck's Cife, Telephone 152. MURRAY VALLEY COACHES PTY. LTD. 430 Lt. Collins St., Melbourne, CI Entrust the Packing and Marketing of your Dried and Citrus T"ruitB -to WOOD SON SEARY LTD. All Markets are completely covered and Growers are assured ol highly satisfactory returns with regular monthly payments. Rack Material — Hard-ware and all Growers' ' Requirements Stocked. Seasonal Sprayin...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 3 December 1942
WEDDINGS LEADER— NEUENKIRCHEN St. Matthew's Church, Marryatville, was beautifully decorated for the mar riage of .-.Nathalie, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Neuenkirchen, of Loxton, and Robert (R.A.A.F.) only son of Mr. and Mrs. P. F. Leader, of Tusmore. The Rev. Harold Giles officiated and Miss Gwen Collett sang. The bride, who was given away by her father, looked radiant in a gown ! of white stiff lace over taffeta, tightly fitting- and made jacket effect. Silver buttons from the bride's debutante frock adorned the front of the bodice. The long sleeves were tight fitting from the elbow. The skirt was very full with a short train. The bride wore a tulle veil arranged on her hair j with lilies of the valley and carried ! a shower posy of white flowers. She also carried a handkerchief, the gift [of Mrs. B. H. Laffer. | The bride was attended by two bridesmaids, Misses Anette Adams, of Nangari, and Peggy Leader (sister of the bridegroom). Miss Adams chose primrose georgette, made...
MORGAN Morgan, December 1. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 3 December 1942
MOKGAN Morgan, December 1. Flight Sergeant A. Watts (R.A.A.F). after spending leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Watts has re turned to his unit.—Mrs. Neil Munro, of Melbourne, is staying with her par ents, Mr. and Mrs. S. R. Morphett at Marloaranka Station.—A.C.W. John son (WjA.A.A.F.) visited her mother Mrs. E. M. Smith.—Drivers F. Wil liams and N. H. Hoffmann (A.I.F.) are home on leave.—Mr. and Mrs. S. Salisbury and son, Mrs. F. E. Krause and daughter, Mrs. F. Williams spent a few flays in Adelaide.—Mrs. J. H. Phillips returned from Port Lincoln on Friday.—Mrs. Ross Guy of North Ade laide has been visiting1 her sister, Mrs. S. H. French.—Mrs. Edmunds, of Belalr who has been the guest of Mr. and Mrs, J. Pendle returned to her home on Friday.—Mrs. Colbey of Eudunda visited her sister Mrs. Bachman.—Mrs. K. J. Read and children are visiting Adelaide.—Mr. W. F. Hoffmann re turned from Eudunda .Hospital much improved in health—Mrs. R. L. Smith and children returned from a holid...
With Catalinas in South Pacific L.A.C. George Smith Has Covered 80,000 Miles: Craft of Many Duties [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 3 December 1942
With Catalinas in South Pacific i LAX. George Smith Has Covered 80,000.Miles: , Craft of Many Duties I L.A.C. George E. Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Smith, of Monash, whose wife (formerly Miaa "Topsy" McLean) and infant son are living at Renmark, has had some remarkable experiences since he joined the RAAF just under two-and-a-half years aao. In that'space of time George has .been in the air 630 hours and has covered approximately 80,000 miles. Twenty-five of these hours were in training operations and the remainder has been spent on active service as a member of a Catalina flying boat crew in Aus tralasia and over Japanese territory in the Pacific. With his carefully kept log book in hand LAC Smith who has recently been home on leave, told of some of the highlights of his travels in the course Of an interview. One of the young airman's most vivid recollections — George is now only 22 years of age, and is an old BCholar of the Renmark High School— was of a bombing raid on Truk i...
LABOUR RETURNS DUE BY MONDAY Growers Can Lodge Them With Local Secretaries [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 3 December 1942
LABOUR RETURNS DUG BY MONDAY Growers Can Lodge Them With Local Secretaries There are still many fruit harvest labour returns to be sent in by grow ers in the irrigation areas. The Na tional Service Officer at Barmera, Mr. W. C. Germein, in issuing a final re minder through "The Pioneer", stated today that the forms may be lodged with secretaries of local labour ■ com mittees as wfell as with, himself or the Deputy Director of Man Power, Adelaide. The forms are obtainable from the above-mentioned sources. Their completion and return Is com pulsory under National Security Regu lations, and they must he in the hands of the authorities by Monday, Decem ber 7. Berri Employment Bureau efnoc the" opening of the Berri ADF1A Employment Bureau, - fi number of appli cations for fruit picking (apricots and peaches) during December have been re ceived The secretary. Mr. Arthur Hunt, states that growers of stone fruits requiring pickers or^ctftters should communicate at, once with blm at the offi...
NEMO'S HORTICULTURAL NOTES Codling Moth May be Plentiful [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 3 December 1942
NEMO'S HORTICULTURAL NOTES Codling Moth May be Plentiful There is evidence to date to indicate that the codling moth population this year is likely to be a big one. The overwintering brood was particularly large and far more than that we have had for many years past. Even at an" early stage when the fruit was no larger than a thumb nail, grub-infested fruit co'uld be seen on the tree6 in spite of the early sprayings given in nearly all cases. Once again I would like to remind pear growers.that the position regard ing subsequent broods will need watching, and that lures hung in the trees with a ten per cent solution of molasses, still wine, or pure vinegar will give an indication of moth flights. If the vinegar is not pure but consists of acetic acid and water (as some brands are) it wiil not have the same attraction for the moths and will therefore be of no value as a guide. A timely warning given by Mr. J. Proven, ft.Sg.Sc. (Principal of the School of Primary Horticulture at Burnle...
No Restriction on Women Fruit Workers [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 3 December 1942
No Restriction on Women Fruit Workers A number of inquiries have been received by the National Service Offi cer, Barmera (Mr. W. C. Germein) concerning the position of women en gaging- in the fruit or wheat harvest. He has explained that there is no res triction on their employment. They can leave domestic or other positions If they desire and return to them as they wish. XMAS CARNIVAL, Wednesday, 80th December. Meet your friends at Roxy Open Adr Theatre. Entertain ment to suit everyone.
Odd Column INCREASED PROFITS! [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 3 December 1942
I Odd Column! | | Conducted by "GLEANER" | i I «* I I INCREASED PROFITS! Ml-. Abe Philpot (chairman of the Renmark Hotel committee) in review ing tlie history of the Hotel a little while back (the story appeared in "The Pioneer") estimated that profits which had been distributed to local charities amounted to £100,000. This fact was referred to in another iS.A. journal recently, but a misprint in the article gave the figure as £100,0000. It was felt in some local Squartei's that the fact that the comma appeared after the second ' 0" and not l after the third, would enable the read ing public to draw a correct conclus i ion on the matter. Such however, was apparently not the case, for an interstate publication printed subse quently has spelt the sum out as fol j lows. "Profits from the local hotel have been distributed to the extent of more than one million pounds." LOXTON SOLDIER IN DARING DESERT RAID WCpl. Harry Boully, recently re ported wou/ided in action, who enlisted from Loxto...
SOCIALS TO SOLDIERS AT RENMARK Pte. R. A. Wescombe, Twice Wounded [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 3 December 1942
SOCIALS TO SOLDIERS AT RENMARK Pte. R. A. Wescombe, Twice Wounded At the Red Cross dance held on Wednesday -of last week occasion was taken to welcome home Pte. Ii. A. Wesconibe, and also to honour Tpr. C. V. Purcell. The Mayor (Air. S. A. James) said that all were proud to welcome home a soldier of the (Second A.I.F. who had served for nearly three years in the war zones. Pte. Wescombe. said the Mayor, %vas wounded by a shell burst while in To | Pte. B. A. Wes | combe Rruk and had been in hospital for some time. He had later returned to Tobruk. From Palestine affter a short rest he had srone to Syria and from there had returned to Aus tralia. He had later gone to Milne Bay and there had again been woun ded by a Japanese sniper. Tpr. Pur cell had joined an j iirmouren envision. Mr. James wished Tpr. Purcell the best of good luck, and hoped that Pte. Wescombe would speedily recover from his wounds. Mr. \V. Prendergast spoke on behalf of the R.S.L. The 1 Mayoress (Mrs. James) spoke an...
COBDOGLA Cobdogla, December 1. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 3 December 1942
OOBDOGLA Cobdogla. December 1. I Miss Mary Reed receiving a call into the W.A. A.A.F. left for Adelaide Jast week. She was ac companied by her mother, Mrs. A. Reed.-*—Mrs. A. T. Allen, accompanied by Mrs. B. Drogemuller returned to Cobdogla on Tuesday.—Mrs. M. Schell has returned to her home after several weeks at Victor Harbour and with her sister, Mrs. W. Glid don in Adelaide.—Mrs. A. T. Coats left for Adelaide on Thursday, accompanied by her son 'Reg.—Mr. Tom Coats and Miss Y. Coats returned last week from Melboume/r—Miss Ruth HefCord left on Thurs day for Adelaide.—Mr. and Mrs. P. Shueard have gone to the- city and contemplate doing the Gulf trip.—Mrs. B. Hombseh is visiting her son Mr. "W. Hombseh, near Riverton.—Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hombseh have left Cobdogla and are at present at Truro with Mrs. Hombsch's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Steinhardt.—Several local boys of the R. A.A.F. have recently been homo on leave. They include H. Stanford, J. Coats, J. Petersen and F. Karlbaum.
CHRISTMAS CARNIVAL FOR PATRIOTIC FUNDS [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 3 December 1942
CHRISTMAS CARNIVAL FOR PATRIOTIC FUNDS Arranged by soldiers of a River camp, a Christmas carnival is announced for i the Roxy Open-air Theatre on Wed nesday, December 3% the premises being- lent for the occasion by the man agement of Ozone Theatres Ltd. There will be dancing, with two orchestras? I in attendance; sideshows and novel ities. Proceeds are to be divided be ; tween the Renmark Soldiers Social Committee and the Camp Sports Com. I mittee.
U.M. Bowling Association [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 3 December 1942
U.M. Bowling Association Berri Navy 124 (Dalziel 39, S?haefer 30, Oliver 27, Guy 28) b. Renmarlc Club 49, Harper 9, Coombes 14, Clifford 17, Farmer 9) at Berri. Barmera 84 (Anthony 21, Kiches 30, Mair 15, Munro 18) b. Berri Maroon 82 (Waye 20, Bradley 14, Benson 23, Oheriton 25) at Barmera. PREMIERSHIP TABLE P W h Pts For Ag. UP Dn, Berri Navy 3 3 - 6 295 190 105 - Waikerie 3 2 1. 4 246 251 - 5 Berri Maroon 3 1 2 2 241 226 15 - Barmera 4 1 .3 2 305 359 - 54 Renmarlc Club 3 1 2 2 226 287 - CI
A.T.C. BOYS VISIT WAIKERIE [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 3 December 1942
A.T.C. BOYS VISIT WAIKERIE The Air Training Corps units from Renmark, Berri. and Barmera visited Waikerie last Sunday. They were entertained by members of the Gliding Club. AH the boys were taken up in a twin-seater glider and enjoyed the thrill. The Gliding Club under Mr. Jock Barratt showed a keen interest in the A.T.C. movement and expi-essed a hope that the boys would visit the district again at a later date. The club did everything possible to entertain the visitors. A large crowd from Waikerie turned out at the area drome. Sixty-two cadets paraded under Flight-Lieuts E. H. Kernot and S. A. James. Flight Lieut James paid a tribute to Mr. W. Pendle and the Renmark Hotel Committee for making the trip possible.
RENMARK AIR ROSTER [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 3 December 1942
RENMARK AIR ROSTER MONDAY, December 7—0100 hrs., G. Donaldson; 0400, K. AVeidenhofer; 0700, W. Williams and L. Woods'; 1000, H. Evans; 1300, Miss M. Whillas; 1000, H. Green; 1900, Miss I. John; 2200, W. Burns TUESDAY—0100 hrs., A. Bayly; 0400, A. Jones; 0700, E. Jenkins; 1000, Mrs. L. Brine; 1300, Mrs. E. Kiedel, Mrs. K. Roberts; 3600, C. Rend ell; 1900, D. Olorenshaw; 2200, C. Hill. WEDNESDAY—0100 hrs., C. Freeman; 0400, R. Ridgewell: 0700, Mrs. J. Price; 1000, it. Tuohy; 1300, Mrs. (J. Muinistev'; 1600, Misses K. Coombs, H. Marion; 1 iiuo, Airs. D. Brocksopp, Mrs. R. Jacka; 2200, K. Hill. THURSD.V V—010U hrs., It. Haynes'; 0400, H. Fisher; 07t>U, J. Jenkins; 1000, J. Rohde; 1300, Mrs. E. Matulick; 1 «o0, F. Cockington; 1900. D. Simmons, C. Wood: 2200, ii. Jones. FRIDAV—0100 hrs., R. Hameister; 0400, K. Iiosking; 0700, W. Williams, L>. Woods; 1000, Mrs. D. Opilvy, Mrs. E. TiKker; 1300, Mrs. J. Archer, Mrs. B. Smith; 1600, Mrs. K. Swan; 1900, Miss J. Steer, B. Steer; 2200, H. ...
NEW BOOKS AT RENMARK INSTITUTE LIBRARY [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 3 December 1942
NEW BOOKS AT RENMARK INSTITUTE LIBRARY At the Renmark Institute Library the following noted works will lje found among the many new - books recently added:—"Dragon's Teeth", by Upton Sinclair; "Phoenix," by H. G. Wells; "Gold from the Sea," by J- Taylor; "Only the Stars Are Neutral," by Quentin Reynolds: "Day Will Come", by L. Feuchtwanj-er'; "Our Little Town," by A. E. Phillpotts: "Leaf in the Storm", and "With Love and Irony," by L. Yutang; "Hotany Bay", by Norfhoff and Hall; "All that Glit ters," by F. P. Kcyes: "Mr. Chur chill," by Guedalla; "Tt.A.F, at War," by Buchan; "Drasron Seed", by Buck: "Pied Pip^r," by N. Shute; "Dorothy Thompson's English Journey," by J. XV. Drawbell. Subscriptions are 15/ per annum or 5/- quarterly: juveniles 1/- per quarter. Vita] and Urgent—Put all your sav ings into Bonds and Certificates.
Renmark Police Court [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 3 December 1942
Renmark Police Court Before Messrs. H. B. Ogilvy and W. I C. Wheeler J.P.'s in the Renmark , Police Court, a minor was charged | with burning off land in a period dur ing- which burning- was prohibted. He ] pleaded guilty and was fined £5 reduced I to £2 with 10/- costs. Detective Flint save evidence that accused had burned sc rUb on Calperum whare Mr. Cherring ton was cutting: wood. Between four and six tons of the wood had been destroyed. The detective had ques I tioned the lad as to whether he had also set fire to a bough shed at Chris Wilhelm's about a month ago. This was admitted but accused had said this was an accident. He had lit a cigarette and thrown the match down and the shed had caught fire. A minor was charged with riding a cycle with no lights on the Berri road. Defendant had hidden behind a bush. when the police pursued him, Sert. Rosenberg stated in prosecuting. De fendant was fined £1/10/-. Time to pay 28 days. Olive Mary Appelby was charged with not giving way to ...
News from Sgt. Hisgrove [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 3 December 1942
News from Sgt. Hisgrove SX1190 Sergeant A. Hisgrove, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hisgrove of Kenmark, has two and a half years' service to his credit. Writing home to his wife he expresses an opinion that there are quite a lot of Renmark soldiers in New Guinea, but the only ones he has met so far are Jim Bates. Ken Newman and George Katekar. In his travels he has met them a couple of times. The Japs are not so terribly far away now. "But o' boy will they get a shock if they come snooping round here-" The mos quitoes are very bad, he writes, and they don't forget to let the troops wnok it. It is hard work to get a shave in the morning they are so thick in the early morning.
Padre Silwood Writes To Renmark [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 3 December 1942
Padre Silwood Write# To Renmark Chaplin P. Silwood (A.I.F.) who for some years was clergyman at the Renmark Methodist Church, writes to Mrs. A. Hisgrove, of Renmark: "I have just had the pleasure of a visit ! from Arthur. We had quite a long chat about Renmark boys. ' It was especially good to hear about you, and I am glad you are well arid facing 1 these long- and lonely days with a smile. Arthur is looking very fit and i is as brown as a native. I hope you will not worry (about him. Jap anese aircraft seem to have given up [the idea of disturbing our slumbers. In consequence we live in peace. I am new to this land and I arrived only eight weeks ago on a stretcher, having had my appendix removed. What things have happened since I married you to Artfiur. Egypt, Syria, Pal estine, India, and New Guinea are familiar places to me now. But there is no place like South Australia."