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Facts Worth Noting, About Renmark. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 11 July 1913
Facts Worth Noting, About Renmarlc. Population, town and settlement, 2,500 Area of settlement, ... 13,548 acres Dedicated commonage, 16,652 ,, Area under irrigation,..... 5,173 „ Annual production, value ^"130,000, Dried fruit pack,1912 ... . 2,260 tons. Irrigation Trust assessment, ^*200,000. Trust machinery and channels,;£"55,000. Annual firewood consumption, 6,000 tons. . Annual water rate per acre, 1911, 25/.. Trust annual revenue, 1911, .£8,082. Annual Govt, loan repayment, Trust D.C. assessment, 1911, ^9,465. D.C. revenue (1/ rate&c.), 1911. 1,307 Kenmuc iruugruwers use ansuauj abont 5,000 tons of gypsum and large quantities of artificial fertilizers. Five irrigations are given annually. Chief products are sultanas, currants, raisins, oranges, apricots,.peaches, pears, and olive oil, all of the highest quality. At Renmark and along the river gener ally, apples and all temperate irnit trees thrive and become productive much earlier than in colder districts dependent on ...
BOWHILL. July 8. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 11 July 1913
BOWHILL. JulyS. J The annual meeting of the BowhiU branch of the Liberal Union ma held at Mr. A. G. Schenke's residence eh Satur day evening last. Over 20 members were present. New officers elected for the coming year were:—President, Mr. A, B. McLaren; vice-president, Mr. F, Coad; secretary and treasurer. Mr. G. A. Seidel; committee, all officers, and Messrs J. C. Hartmann, A G. Schenke, H. Paechand A. Drogemuller ; auditor— Mr. S. Schier. ] A general discussion took place in con nection with the objects of the Union, and the meeting considered that the work of organizing was satisfactory.
STATE IRRIGATION AREAS. Conditions Under Which Land May be Taken up and Worked. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 11 July 1913
STATE IRRIGATION AREAS. Conditions Under Which Land May be Taken ud and Worked. Blocks are surveyed into areas varying from 10 to 50 acreB of imgable land. _ In addition, areas of non-irrigable land ; will be allotted to lessees of irrigation Mattes for dry farming. The tenure is perpetual lease •without revaluation at a rental not exceeding 5/ per acre for irrigable land,' and 4a to6d, per acre for non-irrigable land. . The water rate to cover cost of supply ing water and interest on pumping- plant, channels, etc.,, is estimated not to exceed 30/ per acre. A sliding scale covers both the rent and water rates for the-fixst four years, i.e., first year pne quarter of the rent and water rate, second year one half-, third 'three quarters, fonrth and after; wards, full amount per acre. The Department is prepared to assist settlers on the irrigation areas by fencing,: clearing, and grading lessees* blocks, and. constructing irrigation channels thereon. Such improvements will bz undertake...
MORGAN. July 8th. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 11 July 1913
MORGAN. Jnlyj8th. Improvements have been made in the Methodist Church. The choir .platform has been enlarged and a con fttttisnd soctaji«-U> be held,,to-Ai|ht to defray expenses. The Rev. Andrews baa revived the week night meetings and considerable improvement is noticeable. The extension of the wharf is going on apace. It will be a considerable time be fore it is completed, as a large bank of ; earth and stone has to be removed. This work the contractor is doing now. The . spoil has to be panted over to the other side of the river. Annmberof settlers who have sheep ; running on the back country where f there is no bush are removing tbeir 1 stock on account of the dry weather, j the long spell of which is having a bad effect on the country. . Special .prayers 1 for rain was offered np in the Methodist 1 Church on'Sunday evening.
Renmark Post and Telegraph Offce and Telephone Exchange. Post Office Charges. LETTERS [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 11 July 1913
Renrnark Post and Telegraph ; Ohcl and Telephone Exchange. P««t Office Charge*. MtTTBRS To all places In the: Britislt empire, (or each % oz, or partthereof ... Id. To all other places, per % oz. or put thereof . . — CM. 1 POSTCARDS. \ To all pla.ee* in the British Xtmpire, Single .. «• . / « U. j. ■ Reply, each hall ... ; ... Id. f' To all other place*, Single ; u. ' ' «. ljfd Reply, each half „ M ljfd. i ItBTTBR CA&DS . Within feeCiMnniMwuwltli, Single ... , „ Id. Keply, each half ... Id. ^ Within BrituhEmpire, . Single only - ~ «. ... Id. All other places. . Single only ... ... ... S}f& NEWSPAPERS. Within the Commonwealth, New I Zealand, . Fiji and Papua, lor every. 10 oza. or fraction thereof, each newspaper JSd. Newspapersprintedar published out side the Commonwealth, when posted in the., Commonwealth, pay Magatintratee. : .United Kingdom, not exceeding 8ozs„ csch newspaper ... Id lOozs., ... «. .: — IMd. 'Each additional 2ozs.,of part thereof >&lt;d ...
DISTRICT COUNCIL ELECTIONS. RENMARK TOWM. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 11 July 1913
DISTRICT COUNCIL ELECTIONS. RENMARK TOWM. foiling for the election of four_new councillors for the Renmark Town Dis trict was conducted quietly on Saturday last, the clerk, M.r C. M. Adey, acting as returning officer. Voting was as follows:— 'Taylor ... ... , ... 94 Woodman Grnbb Hilton Wallace ... Brand The first four were dnly elected. Among the condidates Mr Wallace was the only one who had occur pied a asat in the late council. Mr Hilton, however, has held office before * The others are all " colts . 69 . 65 ' . 65 . 58 . 56 declared
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 11 July 1913
SEASON, MURRAY RACK 1913.=— — Mr A. A. Smith's cli. mare Footline, winnner of the Flying Handicap, Renmark. Mr Bax's blk g. Young Bullfinch, winner of tlie Hurdles, I^oxton. IH4 3Hi "Tl It appeal s but a few years ago that Wentworth was practically the only Racing Club giving anything in the way of sub stantial stakes on the River. Renmark and Morgan, where the prize money oflered was very«=mal 1, only catered for l jcal horses. But with the prosperous seasons and a greatly increased population all along the River Val ey Clubs—and good ones—have sprung up, until the Murray Racing Season is recognized as of some importance. At Mildura, Merbein, Went worth, Renmark Loxton, Morgan and Swan Reach each yearat Race time many hundreds of pe^le meet, not only to watch the sport, bnt for the purporse of renewing acquaintances with old time frierds and new time settlers. No doubt, as the prosperity of the river country increases, so will the stakes now given by the many Clubs increase. And wi...
MANNUM. July 7. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 11 July 1913
MANNUM. Jnly 7. J - On Snnday morning last the jnannnm Ladies kowing Club, christened their new boat the "David Shearer". This boat was the result of a promtec made by Mr David Shearer. Th" ladies were to win the race set apart ior them at the Murray Bridge Regatta on March 22nd. This promise ^ad the desired effect and after training very bard indeed they attained their end after a very trying race. True to his word Mr Shearer had the boat sent along last week. The initial crew were as follows:—Miss E. Byrnes (bow), MissD. Arnold /2/, Miss D. Dowland (3), Miss M. Sprod (.stroke), Oliver Darby (cox). ' Mr A. V-. Flecker, of the local branch of the Bank of Adelaide, was recently transferred to the Adelaide office. Miss B. Byrnes, captain of the local ladies' hockey team, jonrneyed to Mel bourne with the South Australian ladies' | hockey team last week. &lt; Captain J, G. Arnold, of this town, is at present on a business trip in the Darling country. The captain left here per mo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 11 July 1913
. ll DAILY - Motor - Service j ■ BETWEEN RENMARK AND MORGAN. Provided one or more passengers book, CARS leave Morgan for Ren mark upon train's arrival each evening (after passengers have bad tea) and Renmark each day at about 12.30 p.m.i to catch passenger train at Morgan. Fares—25/ Single, 42} Return; Children under 7, half fare ; , Under 2 (in arms) Free. Special Trips by Arrangement. - . Spare Care at each end. . To ensure a seat wayside passengers are asked to communicate with the agents at Renmark or Morgan. MOTOR TRIPS**-* Reamatk and District, . - - Morgan and District, - To Loxton, Waikerie, Mild&ra, Weutwortli audi ' Adelaide, or elsewhere as reqaired. Cars available at Shortest Notice^ at either Renmarfc or Morgan. -—•—AH Fares Must be Prepaid. Passengers are required to book their seats and obtain tickets before joining Car. LOCAL REPRESENTATIVES: (KiNQ & CO., MORQAN, AND DAVIES BROS., RENMARK. MORGAN—King, Tapp & Coy. ' ' B£N1IARE—R. P.Jamt»r&...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 11 July 1913
LIPP And yon have the best and most popular Piano. They are' used in the following Conservatoriums, etc., London, , Struttgart, Dresden, Amsterdaai, Rotterdam, Mllaa (Italy;, Rome, Zurich, Brussels, Antwerp, Birmingham, Manchester, also at nomerons Opera Houses throughout the United Kingdom. We are the absolute Sole Agents for— . Lipp, Bechstein, Feuricb, Gors & Kallmann, Faust, and Waldorf Pianos. Also tbe GREAT ESTEY OROANS. Kuhnefs. 134 Rundle Street. representatives R. P. JAMES & Co., RENMARK. : —
WAIKERIE. July 7. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 11 July 1913
WAIKERIE. July 7. j Frosts, and still more frosts I Just tcr keep abreast of the times we had four more severe frosts last week. Many of the young orange trees here are looking very sick, bnt the settler as a rule is 8 brave man and not to be downcast by trifles. Consequently, one meets a smile end a laugh, and an expression of the hope that the trees will not be lulled. Brave optimism is surely one of the most valuable assets of the man who sets out to turn this mallee country into a fertile land, whether he be .an agriculturist or a horticulturist. ■ Rain would do a large amount of good i fust now, and the early- crops which are j np will soon show the need of moisture. At the same ti'fe this part is much better! off than many, judging by accounts ap I pearing in the daily press. Most of our farmers have plenty of feed for their own stock, and in some instances horses' from less fortunate parts are being paddocked here. A new wire cable has been lately stretched across the river f...
NEWS OF THE RIVER. [From our Own Correspondents] LOXTON. July 7. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 11 July 1913
NEWS OF THE RIVER. [From our Own Correspondents 1 LOXTON, Joly 7 Mr G. P. Seddon lias arrived in Loxton as accounts.tit in (he Bank of Adelbide, having been appointed in Mr Muirbead's place. Air Seddon comes from Port Lincoln. He is a welcome addition to the Loxton Tennis Club, and proved a tough opponent to the vuitiag Renmark team. Another new arrival is Mr C. A. Haimeister, who succeeded Mr A. B. Phillips as manager of the Endunda Farmers' Co-operative Store. Loxton gives a cordial welcome to her new I citizens. The Loxton Bicycle and Athletic Sports Club are making bis preparations for a hamper sports day. The secretary, Mr P. J. Poller, says it will ce the best and largest sports meeting the club has yet held. Hundreds of horses have been sent up to the splendid grass padcocks in the Loxton district from other less favoured parts. Mr S. Kidmin has sent along a ntdnber of choice cattle. It is evident that people are awaking to the fact that the Loxton disbict is we.'l favoured w...
MOOROOK. July 7. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 11 July 1913
MOOROOK. July 7. Sunday night was the first for some weeks without frost. We take hope, and await the much needed lain. The tennis players on Saturday even ing last formed themselves into a clnb /to lie managed on properly business lines. A new conrjt is Jto be laid down, and the site enclosed with wire, netting. Mnch inters si is - aemg umsn w uic pastime, end many pleasant afternoons are antici pated. There is talk of trying conclu sions with Bister dobs. A meeting of the Amusement Club was also held ; a very satisfactory balance sheet was presented. The friends of Mr Harry Petersen will ie pleased to learn that be returned from 2&lt;oxton Hospital on Sunday's boat, having quite recovered from bis-recent racing accident. Mrs Sims, Mrs Twisa and Mtss F. E.: Twiss of College Park, returned home by the .Marion on Sunday after spending a ebort holiday at Moorook. Mrs Swift is yi-iting here at present, spending , the • --.mid'wiflter vacation.
BERRI. July 8. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 11 July 1913
BERRI. Jnly 8. An enjoyable musical evening was given bj the Berri Literary Society on Thursday evening last. Items were ren dered by Misses Allen, Wescott and McCreanor, Mi's Ciayer and Messrs McCreanor, Staehling, Aradt, Tregeagle, Harrison and Ciayer. A good com mittee he.8 the society's affairs in hand and the fortnightly meetings are at tracting large numbers of the young nonnle. Rain is anxiously looked ior in the settlement. Settlers on the new land are finding it hard to torn np the-; land "with, any degree pf sncQrss and everyone is anxious to get as myich land as posaible 'ready for p&nting at $lie first- irrigation in August. Regret is expressed #&, the death of Mr J. Gibbons ot Seamark. Mr Gibbons worked here ior a time and made him self well liked by all those with whom he came in contact.
NEW NNAME AND PRICE. PRIZE MONEY ALLOTTED [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 11 July 1913
NEW NAME AND PRICE. PRIZE MONEY ALLOTTED The Pioneer issues this week under its new title. The old name has not been chang- ed so much as was originally contemplated. From numer- ous subscribers protests were received against any alteration at all, and a desire that at least the "Pioneer " should be &nbsp; retained has been very gener- ally expressed. Although we &nbsp; had intended a complete change, it is quite in keeping with our own sentiment in favour of the name that the paper will still be known as &nbsp; the Pioneer. The name as it now stands is fairly comprehensive. THE &nbsp; PIONEER alone as the main title might have been prefer- able, but there is another paper of that name published in this State. Of Records and Recorders, here and in the neighbouring States, there are many. And the Murray already has its Advocate. Though the name competi- tion was announced to close so long ago as June 1, sug- gestions for the new name have been arriving...
BOWHILL. July 8. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 18 July 1913
BOWHILL. July 8. The Bowhill and Purnong football teams met for the second time this year on the Bowhill oval. The match was watched by a large crowd of spectators, and the beat game ever flared en the oral resulted. From the bounce Purnong ook command; but could only score .1 >oal 3 behinds to the "BowhiUa 1 behind. The second half saw Bowhill settle down t wipe off the deficiency, but they only ucceeded in doing this in the final term, i could be seen that both teams were .oing their beat, and the final bell' was very welcome to both sides. Final scores were Bowhill. 1tt3. Pnrnong, 1—3. Best players for Bowhill were Mitchell, Schenke, Smith (2), Gribble. For Pur nong, "Wiedenhoter, Tyler, Payne, Stone and Bond.
MORGAN. July 16. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 18 July 1913
MORGAN. July 16. The Son. T. PsBCoe (Minuter of Agri culture), and Messes D. James and O. 9, Dnbat, Ms'.P., paid a visit to Morgan last Thnnjtiayto ascertain what could be done here in the way of irrigation. .. Some of the jnembers of the Morgan Irrigation League met and accompanied the visitors In mal&rl carstb- several sites which might be considered suitable. The Irri gation league was represented by Uessrs F. Williams ^presidentj, M. O'Callahan, (secretary), W. T. Hendcr, X. W. Tapp and Cr G. Thamm. After a careful in | spection of several sites the Minister ex pressed'himself as favourably impressed with some of the country for irrigation, and stated that if the cost would not be too great he would do *11 he coald to have a settlement established. He would obtain reports from the Director of Irri gation;andthe Engineer-in-Chief, and, if favourable, would place them before Cabinet for consideration. Mr P. Wil liams moved a vote of thanks to all of the members for their v...
MOOROOK. July 14th. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 18 July 1913
MOOROOK. July 14th. Notwithstanding the absence of.the long delayed rain, feed is very plentiful in this part, particularly on the ontback farms. Owing to the want of a water' supply, however, only those farmeis reasonably near to the river can do more than feed their own. stock. Mr -A. V Nairn, whose block is six miles oat, has brought up 140 horses from the Mallala district for feed. This mob comes into thejiver for water'almost duly, v Other farmers are contemplating doing like wise. - A meeting of ladies wbb held on Thurs day of last week to arrangeabout making some contribution to the forthcoming X^xton Hospital Bazaar. They decided jp wffc the committee for space in the halirto erecta " Moorook stall." •"The Ivoxton District Council has ac ceded tq 'the petition fur « tamp to tie erected at the. corner leading to the ctTtiftlih. The tender of Mr B. 1>. Droge ■muUer fot metalling the strip of toad froM this, corner for about 10 chains was accepted at the same meeting of the ...
KINQSTON-ON-MURRAY. July 14th. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record — 18 July 1913
KINQ8TON-ON-MURRAY. July 14th. The continueddry spell is making tut' *farmersin this district -just a little nn easy. It is to behoped that before tbi*' is printed bountiful rains will haV ' fallen. ; The first concert in aid -of our recret ■ tioa-gronnds was given in.tha local hai Lon Saturday last, when a large and ap preciative audience ■ seemed, to enjoj themselves immensely. The chairman of the gronnd committee, Mr S. Pope, ^occupied the chair, and in a few well chosen remarks explained the object ol the concert and thanked all present for their attendance. A dialogue, 5* Yellow Roses was given by Miss D Holmes, and Mr B. W. Chaston. A farce, " In the Park ". was staged by Miss Holmes and Messrs F. and N. Holmes, J. Har rington and E. W. Chaston. Songs and ;«ci&tions, all of which were voted ex cellent, were given by Misses Hitt mann, Holmes (2> and Messrs Wetherall, Hittmann, McDonald, Setterberg, Holmes and Owen. The concert committee ate contemplating visits.^to n...