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Rivoli Theatre, Berri [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 24 December 1942
Rivoli Theatre, Berri Saturday, January 2fl.—"Topper Re turns" (Joan Blondell, Roland Young), "Secrets of the Lone Wolf" (Warren William, Tom Hall). Monday, December 28 — "Ziegfeld Girl" (James Stuart, Judy Garland, Hedy Laniaar, Lana Turner); a musi cal presentation combining spectacu lar production numbers and magnifi cent sets and bringing together a. galaxy of beautiful girls. Selected featurettes in support. • Wednesday, December 30 — "Bride came C.O.D." (James Cagney, Bette Davis); "Silva Stallion", a wild horse picture with David Sharpe seen as the master of "Thunder'' (leader of the herd), also featuring- Chief "Tonto", Thundercloud, LeRoy Mason, Janet Waldo and Capt. "Boots", famous police dog. Dyn't pass on information that you may havfe heard at out- troop movements from a friend or relation tn the A.I.F. Re member tliat -aieless talk can cost, lives and those lives mav be your own Aus tralian soldiers. Do viur b't Oy Keeping i still tonirup
BOWLING NOTES By "Yer Must Be Up" [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 24 December 1942
BOWLING NOTES By "Yer Must Be Up" Bowlers will be glad to know that H. B. Walker is doing well after his recent operation. I met Bert Mur ray, of Hawthorn, who is a brother-in law of H.B. Bert said that he is most anxious to come to Renmark for the May carnival as are also a party of about 15 bowlers. I also met "Brockie" Brown at South Park greens. "Brockie" told me to tell the club that they missed the Renmark Carnival very much last year. ''When they fiv the dates," he said, "tell them not to clash with Mildura, as we all time our annual holidays and will lit both carnivals in." While in Adelaide I played on the South Park greens. They, played like sheet glass and were a credit to their keeper. I have never seen their greens so good. I met J. A. Gibson, the popular secretary, and also had a chat with "Film Shot". I told him of the excellence of Vic McLean's, greens. We talked about the future when I hope my forecast comes true, namely the big round trip, starting in Adelaide, the...
NEMO'S HORTICULTURAL NOTES Labour Situation in No Way Eased [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 24 December 1942
NEMO'S HORTICULTURAL NOTES Labour Situation in No Way Eased The Foo3 Council has asked the dried! fruits industry, to set the 100,000 ton mark of production as a goad for this season., In the first place there. ie every indication that this quantity is not available - on the *rees and vines. Suitanbe areOhly a hied- • ium crop and this 4iser*penoy will wt i» Tfiatlfe ~ilj» 1>y "thfe "firofc» pects of -increased tonnage from currants. A flreat deal can still happen to upset our calculations in the form of adverfee vfeather conditions. Heat waves, and rain may stitt ba a factor to bo contended with. However we are assuming tor the purpose of calculating production that nothing is to go wrong with the normal, development of the fruit until it matures. Then we are left with the harvesting problem extremely acute because of the shortage of lab our. As far as I can gather the situ ation has in no way eased and a bold and frank statement is necessary about our predicament if insufficien...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 24 December 1942
In Memoriam LYONS — In loving memory of our darling mother and grandma who fell asleep December 21st, 1938. Too dearly loved to be forgotten. —Ever remembered by Hay, Roy and Marjorie. WALLING — In loving memory of dear mother, and grandma, passed away on December 21, 1942. Beautiful memories treasured ever, Of happy hours we spent together. Silent thoughts bring many tears, For one we loved so dear. —Inserted by loving daughter and son-in-law, Sylvia and Gus and grand children. Return Thanks DALTON —The HUSBAND and FAM ILY of the late Mrs. A. Dalton of Renmark wish to sincerely THANK all relatives and friends for kind expressions of sympathy in their sad bereavement, special thanks to the nurses. Will all please accept this as personnal thanks.
KILLED IN ACTION Pte. W. D. Blake, Waikerie [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
| KILLED IN ACTION Pte. W. D. Blake, Waikerie Lieut. W. H. Blake and Mrs. Blake of Waikerle, have been notified that their eldest son, William . Dennis Blake, Jiged 20 years, wias lulled in action in New Guinea on Novem ber 22. Pte. Blake was educated at the "Waikerie High er Primary and Adelaide High Schools. Prior to enlisting" he was engaged in business with his father who is a well known builder aiid con tratftor &lt;at Walk erie. Later he was Pte. W. D. -Blake with the firm of F. Fricker Ltd, He was a keen sportsman, being a mem- ■ ber of the, Waikerie Swimiping Club, ; the Cycle Club and the Hiding- Club. ' I He enlisted in the A.I.F. and belonged to a company of commandos. i
NEMO'S HORTICULTURAL NOTES THE BROTHERHOOD OF MAN [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
NEMO'S HORTICULTURAL NOTES THE BROTHERHOOD OF MAN As the New Year is upon us I want to wish the readers of this - column a very happy New Year. Under the circumstances this wish seems rather ironical, so if you cannot have a happy New Year, let it be a happier 1943 than 1942, and may we all join in the hope that this coming year will see an end to this seeming endless slaughter of the best of our manhood. The King, in the Christmas message to the Empire, finished by dwelling on the thetne of an ideal to which' we can well subscribe a fervent amen.—The brotherhood of This can only be achieved by a change of heart by those who now have no thought other than exploita tion and the accumulation of what the world calls £ s. d. The nearest approach of the Brotherhood of man is to be found in our big ally Russia but that is another story which may some day come to influence the des tinies of the world. Looklner back over the past twelve months I have made many new friends; growers who have ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
Dr. Williams' PINK PILLS HELP TO CLEAR THE SKIN OF SPOTS PIMPLES AND BLEMISHES HORSEHAIR WANTED Tails and Manes Highest Cash Prices. * S.A. BRUSH CO. LTD., 167, Flinders Street, Adelaide. COLE & WOODHAM LIMITED PACKERS OF ALL VARIETIES OF DRIED AND CITRUS FRUITS GENERAL MERCHANTS AND AGENTS DISTRIBUTORS on the Murray for Harvey Imple ments, Machines, Dehydrators and Citrus Graders, etc. : PACKING HOUSE and Office — Tarcoola Street. P.O. Box 239 — 'Phone 7 — . RENMARK.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
BENNETT & FISHER LTD LIVESTOCK SALESMEN Woolbrokers and Land Agents MONTHLY MARKETS Loxton, First Thursday Paruna, Third Monday Loxton Branch: 'Phone 7, Sox 109. Manager> rtealdenca: Phons 23 LOXTON NEW YEAR MARKET Thursday, January 7, 1943 at 12.30 p.m. BENNETT & FISHER LTD. will offer by public auction aa . above: — 3,650 Sheep 3,650 Including 175 prime Merino weth ers; 110 prime heavy weight wethers; 90 fat heavy weight wethers S5 fat wethers; 110 fat lambs; 55 fat lambs; 40 fat lambs; 25 fat lambs; 50 fat hoggets; 65 fat ewes; 50 fat ewes; 110 forward condition D.H. Cross lam.bs;160 Merino ewes, \l yr. old;' 225 Merino ewes; 2-tli. to 4 yr. old, mated to Merino rams in November; 150 S.M. Merino ewes mated to D.H. rams; 60 young store wethers, July shorn; 200 Merino ewes, 2 and 3 yr. old with 200 tail lambs at foot; 260 Merino ewes 1J-2J yr. old, mated to B.L. rams; 180 S.M. Merino ewes mated B.B. rams; A/c. Nampoo Sta tion, 80 2-yr. old Merino ewes mated 550 3...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
MUSICAL LAMBERTS RAYMOND LAMBERT belongs to one of Australia's leading musical families.. He is a concert pianist; his father is Edouard Lambert, leader of the Melbourne Sym phony Orchestra; his mother was a Continental singer; and his sister, Nelly, is also a singer. Raymond Lambert married Jill Ryan, daughter of a former Queensland premier, and they have a young family.
Roxy and Ozone Theatres [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
Roxy and Ozone Theatres Sparkling comedy •will form the major part of ^ this week-end's pro gramme at the Ozone Theatre. Linda Darnell will star in the Twentieth Cen tury Fox musical comedy, "Rise and Shine". The associate attraction, "Barnacle Bill" features Wallace Beery in a picture that embraces all the" humour of his-famous "Min and Bill" epics. A splendid newsreel session completes the programme. At the matinee on Saturday the final chapter of the serial "The Shadow" will be shown. Two lopline attractions are listed for the Roxyfhis Friday, Saturday and Monday. Errol Flynn, the dynamic star of many past successes, will be seen in the dazzling' comedy mystery "Footsteps in the Dark", together with Ginger Rogers in a pulse-stirring com edy drama, "Roxle Hart".. A session of the, latest newsreels round off a splendid double feature show. On Wednesday night the Roxy will conduct a dance—in the event of in clement^ weather the dance - will be' transferred to\ the Institute, Jack tr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
| CHEAP CASH COLUMN MISCEuLANEOUS Keep YOUR MONEY circulating in the River District by sending your work to the Renmark Laundry. Fam ily Washings, also Dross Shirts, Col lars and Trousers. QYDNET, Canberra, Albury, Swan Hill, MUdura. MURRAY VALLEY COACHES Inave Adelaide and the River Towns every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Connects Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights at Mlldura with Me'ibourne express. "Travel with us and save petrol." CEW AND SA.VE, on a Singer 201K i . de Luxe cabinet. We are in ur i gent need of used sewing machines for spare parts and would be grateful _ V) hear from anyone having a machine j they have no further use. We have I every modern contrivance for the skil- 1 ful repair of any make of sewing j machine, including different grades of; special carborundum polishers for [ I pivot and reverse feed rocker shaft i bearings, when these are worn the ma- j chine slips stitches and breaks the cotton anQ needle. We pull machines to pieces and "polish ea...
AUSTRALIA'S SKYWATCHERS [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
AUSTRALIA'S SKY WATCHERS (By a Special Correspondent) „ (Everyone remembers vividly the story of the great German air attack on Great Britain In 1940, when wave after wave of Nazi bombers came over in one of the greatest air blitzes of history. One remembers, too, how the attack was turned, and Hitler's great effort failed in its chief ob jective.. Behind the dramatic page in his tory lies another story, a story which has been written at much greater length in official files than in the columns of the newspapers; but a story no less vivid, or important, than the story of the defenders who per formed the actual deeds of valour in the air. It is the story of the Royal i Observer Corps, an organization of British men and women whose work in spotting and reporting enemy air craft movements is officially acknow ledged to have played an important part in the turning of Germany's air blitz on Britain. The purpose of this article is to tell briefly of the Australian counterpart of the Royal...
From the Barmera District [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
From the Barmera District ^ Mr. C. Till, of Barmera, reports that ■?© per cent of the cards sent out to growers in the district have been re turned. He had received a number ■9f letters from people seeking employ ment, but these were small in rela tion to the numbers of workers re quired. " Growers generally were re alizing- this year that providing' accom modation would go a long way toward ■obtaining the pickers who would be available." Mr. A. A. ,T. Tonkin has pointed ■out that the paragraph appearing in last week's "Pioneer'' in reference to the Barmera attitude of the proposed •shopping hours alteration, may have been misleading. The view's quoted had been expressed by individual trad «rs, but the Barmera residents, he points out, had not considered the matter. The harvest labour com mittee there had not yet had an op ■poi'tunity of expressing its idea on ■the seasonal trading hours. When they did bo a further discussion would take place with the traders.
20 Hands Urgently Needled At Lyrup: Volunteers Wanted for Sunday [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
20 Hands Urgently Needled At Lyrup: Volunteers Wanted for Sunday The manager of the Renmark Labour exchange (Mr. w. T. Mar cus) advises that 20 hands are ur gently needed (or the apricot har vest at Lyrup. Heavy loss ie threatened unless further assist ance can he secured in the next tew. days. A bus is leaving Ben mark. (Whitehead's corner, 17th Street and Renmark Avenue) each (morning at G.45 and an effort is be ing made to organize a special gang 'tor Saturday. Anyone able to assist either for the week-end or lor a longer period should com municate with Mr. parous. 10 Tons to be Harvested in Fortnight Lyrup Today. Some difficulty is being expe rienced-owing to the labour short age for tha apricot harvest. One ■of the principal sufferers .is Mr. •Algy Wright, who has a big area . of this variety of fruit. .The burst of heat last week caused approximately half the crop "to ■ripen at the one time Instead of "being spread over a much longer period . as usual. Mr. Wright Btated last-n...
URGENT CALL FOR APRICOT PICKERS A.W.L.A. Campaign For Vine Fruits Latest Developments in Harvest Labour Problem [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
URGENT CALL FOR APRICOT PICKERS A.W.L.A. Campaign For Vine Fruits Latest Developments in Harvest Labour Problem Latest developments in the dried fruits harvest problem this week are an urgent call for apricot pickers (including week-end workers) at Lyrup, and the launching of the campaign to obtain workers for the dried vine fruits harvest through the Australian Women's Land Army, This organization'began its drive for part time seasonal members yesterday. Miss Dorothy Marshall (director said over the telephone this morning that a concerted drive, using the press, radio and National Service Offices, would be made throughout the month of January. \ • Mies Marshall stated that circulars ! 3iad been sent to every National Ser- j ▼ice Office in the country, seeking wor- I leers, and the plans to visit several 1 farming districts during- the next few ■weeks in an effort to secure girls who ■will have completed their duties in the wheat ■ harvest.
Berri Statistics [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
Berri Statistics Mr. W. A. Hunt (manager of the Berri Labour Exchange) stated this morning that of the 350 cards sent •out to the Berri district 265 had beenv ■completed and returned. Mr. Hunt -quoted the following figures for Berri: Permanent employees 132 (all males); Casual labour already engaged for harvest (subject to some fluctuation), 142 males, 149 females. Additional hands required, 330 males, 350 females. Accommodation was available for 317 females according to the returns. Mr. Hunt again stressed the necessity for «,11 growers requiring labour to pro ▼ide accommodation for all hands engaged. The average estimated starting date was February 8 and the average duration six weeks. The Berri manager was of the opinion that the position was going to be serious and urged everyone* to do everything l»06si.ble to secure workers. Apricot Positron Satisfactory Although the weather had brought •n the apricot crop fairly quickly the position in this connection .was satis factory. It h...
"DRIED TREE FRUITS," IMPORTANT SUBJECT Mr. Strickland's Address At Field Day [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
"DRIED TREE FRUITS," IMPORTANT SUBJECT Mr. Strickland's Address At Field Day "Dried Tree Fruits" was the listed subject of the address by Mr. A. G. Strickland, M.Ag., Sc. (Chief Horticulturist) at the even ing session of the annual field day at the Berri Experimental Orchard. Given in his usual clear, concise 6tyle,- it was attentively listened to by the good attendance of about 100 growers and others present. Mr, Strickland was introduced by Mr. O. E. Halliday (orchard man ager), as chairman of the Berri Branch of the Agricultural Bureau. He also spoke on "the Decline in Citrus Trees" and "Apricot Gum mosis". The Berri Bureau had selected the subject of "Dried Tree Fruits," said Mr. Strickland in opening his address. It was an appropriate one, for dried tree fruits were important from the defence aspect and were specially re quired by the Commonwealth Gov ernment. Thev possessed a very signi ficant vitamin content in addition to their high food value. "In drying your tree fruits," ...
Hand Cut on Tin [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
Hand Cut on Tin Victor Cenlco, the young son of Mr. arid Mrs. M. Cenko, of Chowilla St., Renmark, severely cut his right hand on Wednesday afternoon. Whilst playing the lad fell striking his hand on the sharp top of a jam tin, caus ing a deep gash between the thumb and first finger. He was conveyed to the hospital in the ambulance where , stitches were inserted.
BODY RECOVERED FROM RIVER Lock 6 Drowning Tragedy [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
BODY RECOVER!) FROM RIVER ! Lock 6 Drowning | Tragedy The body of Mrs. Muriel Jean Harris wife of Mr. L. J. Harris, lock master at Lock C, was recovered on Friday about half a mile down stream from thq. lock by Mr. Ivan Ernest Ken xiewell, lock master at Lock 5. Mrs. Harris was drowned on Wed nesday of last week, when a boat in which she was crossing the River with Albert Herbert Copeland, was drawn jinto the lock by the swirling waters ! on 'the downstream-side. The boat | was crumpled to pieces. Copeland i found himself 100 yards down stream. He did not see anything of Mrs. Harris but swam to the boat in the hope that he would find her clinging to the boat, but there was no sign of I her. , .