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Position Satisfactory At Kingston [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942

Position Satisfactory At Kingston Mr J. "Wetherall (secretary of the Kingston Harvest Labour Commit tee) said that he was pleased to re port that the labour position for the apricot harvest was now satisfactory at Kingston. Contributing factors had been good co-operation among the growers, the diversion of some spare labour from Berri, and the fact that crops were turning out even lighter than expected.

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Renmark Growers' Distillery Ltd. Annual Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942

Renmark Growers' Distillery Ltd. Annual Meeting The Annual General Meeting of the rtsnmark Growers' Distillery Ltd. was held on December 4, when there was a large attendance to receive the finan cial statements, auditor's report and the chairman's report. The financial statements disclosed a successful year's trading during which it had been found possible to finalize three baok vintages. The chairman, Mr. D. T. DuRieu, reported on the general activities of the company and referred particu larly to a number of the stall who had joined the Services. Sympathetic reference was made to C. H. G. Coombs, who is reported missing in Malaya. References were also made to the promotion in the Services of Messrs. Hackett, Stevenson and Dav idson, and to the recent enlistment, in the Air Force of Wm. Prendergast, jun. The best of good fortune was the wish of the whole assemblage to these patrotle men. Reporting- on the general position of. the wine industry, reference was made to the effects of ...

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Visit of Mr. Hunkin And Other Officials [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942

Visit of Mr, Hunkin And Other Officials Mr. L. C. Huniin (Deputy Direct©? of Manpower), accompanied by Mr. R. A. Haynes (A.D.F.A. representative in Adelaide), Miss Marshall, Mis. Dol ling (member of the A.W.L.A. Advis ory Committee) and Mr. Jeffery of the Manpower Office, will be visiting the River districts in connection with the labour problem on January 7 and will meet A.D.F.A. authorities in con ference at Barmera on January 8.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942

Let Forgan's Help You • What is more exasperating than delay during harvesting, particularly these times, when there is such a shortage of labour? If the stoppage is caused by broken machinery parts, remember Forgans Specialize in Repairs and Replacements and whatever work they undertake, is car -ried put wwith promptness and efficiency. Their i (experience extends ovei* many years, and they are equipped to meet every emergency. | J. & R.FORGAN, LTD. I Crystal Brook and Port Pirie,

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Statement by Chairman Of War Agricultural Committee [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942

Statement by Chairman Of War Agricultural Committee Mr. C. G. Grasby (chairman of the District War Agricultural Committee) said that the local labour commit tees were working strongly on the harvest problem, and his committee was leaving the matter largely to them. Mr. Grasby emphasized, however, that the- War Agricultural commit tee was by no means inactive and told of some of the vital matters which had been dealt with at the four meet ings held to date. Two resolutions carried at the last meeting were:— "That the tobacco and liquor ration for the districts be increased during the harvest period," and [ "That assurance be obtained from the Inspector -of Factories to the ef fect that any alteration to shopping hours (made under National Security Regulation on the recommendation of this committee) will supersede and over-ride any hours of labour with a 44-hour week laid down by the Em ployees Labour Award." Discussing the altered shopping hours proposal, Mr. Grasby said that while n...

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CLEARING SALE AT HOTEL WANBI Wanbi December 29. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942

CLEARING SALEAT HOTEL WANB1 Wanbi December 29. On Friday, December 18, the sale of Mr. Tom Brown's hotel furniture goods and chattels was the biggest of its kind ever to be held in Wanbi , -and was attended by a large crowd. Mr". Brown's lease of the hotel hav ing expired he has left the district, anil Mrs. E. Barnes (the owner) has retjurned to conduct the business.. This sale attracted buyers from Ade laide, River districts and from towns right throughout the Mallee. The sale was in the hands of Dalgety and Co. .Ltd., under the supervision of the local agent Mr. B. Sehwarz with Mr. Kidd wielding the hammer. Bidding was keen and many things including furni ture, bedding, linoleum and garden tools brought good values. Hotel Wanbi, with its attractive main 'entrance, spacious halls, and parlours, was crowded with people throughout the day inspecting the large rubber floor covering, curtains and other arti cles which were for sale. Personalities at the Sale Noticed at the sale were Me...

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Social to Loxton Soldiers Loxton, December 29. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942

i Social to Loxioa Soldiers i Loxton, December 29.1 On Monday evening in the Loxton Institute a social was tendered to Pte. A. P. Beckman and Pte. J. Habel. The Rev. Hawker spoke on behalf of the i churches. Mr. Kingdon made the usual presentation and made an ap peal for the addresses of mea on ser vice bo that they could be sent com forts. Ptes. Beekman and Habel, responded, both expressing the wish that they would be posted to battle stations shortly. The musical pro gramme was conducted by the Rev. R. F. Woods with Mr. Wutke at the| piano. Items were given by Miss' Clare Habel, Messrs. Harold Auricht,; J. Earr and E. Tomlinson. Mr. G. Nitschke bad charge of the slides.' Dancing- and supper followed by "Auld I Lang Syne" ended a pleasant evening.; * * * * Misses Eileen Bates and Joyce Drabsch left on Friday to spend a few days in Adelaide'!—Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Latter are spending a fortnight's holiday in Adelaide.—Mr. and Mrs. Short, of Adelaide, are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Cox....

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Kingston Honours Airman Kingston, December 29. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942

Kingston Honours Airman' Kingston, December 29. A.C.I, joe Manning was Honoured at a social at Kingston and presented with the usual gift of a money belt and pencil. Mr. Wetherall (chair man of the Local Forces Aid Fund) speaking on behalf of the people of this district, and Mr. W. R. Harring ton (vice-president of *fae Returned] Soldiers League) both wished thej guest the best of luck and a safe re turn. The airman briefly responded. Music for dancing was supplied by Mrs. K. Baker and Mr. J. Snow. Mr. J, Wetherall acted as M.C. Supper was served by the ladies of the com mittee and the singing of tbo National Anthem brought an enjoyable evening to a close. * * * * Mr. Lance Beck, of Adelaide, spent Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. L. Beck. —Miss Doreen McNeil Is spending the school vacation with her cousin Adele Wetherall.—Miss I. Tisaeman who is assisting in the fruit harvest is the guest of Mrs. D. I. Merritt.—Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Farley and two children spent a few days in the city.—Mrs...

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PYAP WEST Pyap West, December 28. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942

PYAP WEST Pyap "West, December 28. Mr. Hedley Rofe, of Adelaide, is spending a holiday with his brother, Mr. G. H. Rofe.—Mr. and Mrs. Lionel Snodgrass are staying "with Mr. and Mrs. W. Snodgrass.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942

LOXTON MILLING CO., LIMITED Supplies of First Quality FLOUR, BRAN and POLLARD always available. Prompt Delivery for Orders Wheat can be accepted in exchange for GRlSTt but the full quantity delivered must foe taken out in product*. 'Phone 63 LOXTON Box 68 SCOTCH COLLEGE, BELAIR A BOARDING AND DAY SCHOOL FOR BOYS HEADMASTER—N.M.G. GRATTON, B.A., Dip. Ed. (University of Melb.) The Department of Defence having requisitioned the property at Torrens Park, Mitcham, the school is now established in two large adjacent homes, in a very beautiful site at Belair, 1,009 ft. above sea level, distant from danger zones. Sleeping out accommodation, new cIses rooms, physics, chemistry and agriculture laboratories, engineering and carpentry workshops, and facilities for all games have been provided. Boys admitted from six years of age. Sub Primary to Leaving Honours. First term 1943 commences on THURSDAY, 4th FEBRUARY; board ers come into residence on Wednesday, 3rd February, 1943. Early application ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942

CLEARING SALE «a the property Jtnown as LAURIE POPE'S Waikerie Wednesday, January 6th at 1 p.m. GEO. BARTLETT & SON having received instructions from Mr. L. B. POPE wlio has sold his prop erty, ivill offer by auction:— Beale Player Piano, steel frame, piano stool and rolls; 3 easy chairs; 10 dining chairs; dining ext. table. 2 sideboards;""lino 21 x 13; 3-piece bedroom suite; 3 double beds; 3 single beds; 3 cane chairs; book case and .books; washstand; cupboard; cedar table, kitchen table 6 kitchen chairs; 3 linos'; separator "Domo" and stand; crockery; clocks g-lassware; wash tubs; bath; washing machine; copper; elec. fan; Fairbanks scaled; garden seat; anvil and vice; iron steps; hall stand; curtains;-blinds couch; lamps; Outboard motor en gine; mower; hay rake; 4 plows, 1, 3 and 4 furrow; 100 gal. tank; tools; Schenke manure sewer; carpenter's bench; trolly, 4 in. tyres; 2-horse cul tivator; collars; chains'; cow; 18 fowls; sheep dog, well trained; quantity sun dries . . ...

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MORGAN MR. AND MRS. L. R. DAVIS FAREWELLED [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942

MORGAN AND MRS. L. R. DAVIS FAREWELLED Mr. Xj R. Davis who had been station master at Morgan for three years has .been transferred to Walkerie and left for his new station last week. A number of farewell gatherings were held and presentations were made to Mr. and Mrs. Davis from the Infant Welfare Club, the Methodist Church, St. Peter's Guild and the men of the S.A. Railways. During their residence at Morgan both Mr. and Mrs. ' Davis took a keen interest in district affairs. Mr. Davis was a member | of ■ the Hospital and Institute com mittees . Mrs. Davis was a member of the Welfare Club and many other {associations. Both took their turn spotting at the Observation Post. 1 Sgt. J. Quinn, of N.S.W., is heme on leave.—Mrs. K. Rudland, of Berri, is the guest of Mrs. N. C. D. Thomp son.—Mrs. S. Runholm visited Ade laide to see her Ron Pte. Boss Run holm who recently returned from over, seas and is in hospital.—Cpl. W. C. Briese and Pte. N. . C. D. Thompson are home on leave.—Mr. and Mrs...

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Matinee Ticket Winners [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942

Matinee Ticket Winners Complimentary tickets to the Ozone Theatre matinee are this week award ed to Ronda Price, Box 286, Renmark (most interesting letter) and Isotoel Wood, Box 243, Renmark (neatest).

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Young Folk's Section Leading Points [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942

Young Folk's Section] Conducted by "MOPOKE" Leading Points Ruth Anderson (Zroxton) 26/2/42 Jennifer Samuel (Loxton) 1/2/42 Ivy Traeger (T.oxton) 3/4/42 Isobel Wood (Renmark) 2/ji/42 Max Scholz (V'oveday) 21/3/42 .. . Peter Brodie (Paruna) 13/3/42 Margaret Blight (Waik.) 1/8/42 Rita Flint (Alawoona) 23/3/42 .. .. Isabel Rawnsley {Loveday) 9/6/42 .. Myra Nltschke (Loveday) 12/5/42 MavU Gray (Morkalla) 14/7/42 .. .. Ivan Marshall (Morkalla) 1/1/42 ., .. Eelen Newman (Renmark) 21/4/42 .. Ronda Bath (Mt. Torrens) 6/10/42 .. David Sales (Croydon) 11/8/42 .. .. Nigel Samuel (Loxton) 28/7/42 J&argaret Kubank (Renmark) 7/7/42 .. Robert Ralph (Monash) 4/6/42 .. .. Laurie Wyman (Barmeral 30/6/42 .. .. Pamela Arney (Wanbl) 12/5/42 .. .. Joyce Francis (Walkerle) 20/5'42 .. Lin. Bettison (Mt. Mary) 28/7/42) 96 96 84 84 .68 65 49 49 46 41 40 A9 39 31 28 31 27 24 21 21 20 20

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942

PRESBYTERIAN GIRLS' COLLEGE * Glen Osmond, S.A. A BOARDING AND DAY SCHOOL FOR GIRLS PRINCIPAL—MISS R. E. POWELL, M.A., Dip. Ed. From Kindergarten to Leaving Honours. A Commercial Course is available without extra charge. The College has an ideal situation ^mid 83 acres of playing fields. The Junior School has its separate Boarding House and Playing Fields.. The oval is in use. Sports Include Tennis, Hockey, Basketball, etc. » Numerous new and' modern, buildings have been erected. Early ap plication is advisable. Boarders come Into residence on 8th February. 1943. The Principal will be at home from 2fith January from 2-4 p.m., of by appointment Further particulars from the Principal, Telephone U11G1, or the Sec j retary, Mr. W. D. C. Paton, 25 King William Street. Adelaide. THE METHODIST LADIES' COLLEGE WnyvUle, S.A. HEADMISTRESS—MISS JEAN HARRIS, B.Sc., DIP, ED. The Methodist Ladies' College offers to its students the best of in struction, comprehensive in range and permeated with C...

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Birthday Greetings [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942

Birthday Greetings Many happy returns to Jean F. Ellis, Mantung, who will be 12 on January 2; Rodney Maddocks (Moa ash) 10 on January 3: Beth Rogrers (Renmark) 12 on January 3; Isabel Rawnsley (Loveday) 12 on January 6; Beth Barber .pchaffey) 15 on Jan uary 6; David Roy (Renmark) 10 on January 7. * *

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Birthday Cheerios [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942

Birthday Cheerios One of our members Bends a birth day cheerio to Grandfather Aurlcht who was 82 on December 29. Unfor tunately the request was not signed, but I am sure Mr. Aurlcht will know who sent the cheerio, and will be pleased that his grandchild remem bered him.

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Speech Night at Monash School Monash, December 29. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942

Speech Night at Monash School Monash, December 29. Mr. P. D. Kuss (head teacher) per sided at the annual speech night of the Monash school, In the Monash Hall. Mr. Kuss had been head teacher at Monash for 18 years. Items were rendered by the students, and they were accompanied by Miss Mon ica Jenke and Mr. Kuss. It was announced that all Q.C. candidates ob tained their certificates, Dawn Fisher securing the highest marks. Mr M. Nicholas (chairman School" Committee) bade farewell to Miss Jenke, who that evening had heard of her transfer to Nallsworth. Miss Jenke has been a popular teacher and rendered much service" to the school during the past two years. Supper and ice blocks, provided by the School Committee and Infant Welfare Club were served. Prizes gained were distributed and the head teacher presented his report, which revealed that in spite of much sickness in the school, a successful year had been experienced. Accord ing to the district Inspector (Mr. John Shaw) the school's ...

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Loveday School Concert Loveday, December 29. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942

Loveday School Concert Loveday, December 29. The annual concert was ueia in me Loved ay School. Mr. M. J. Malone (chairman "Of the School Committee) welcomed the parents and spoke of the school activities during the year. It was pleasing, said Mr. Malone to know that during the past 12 months the students had raised £98 for S.P.F. funds and purchased £90 worth of war savings certificates, and had also kept the school garden in splendid order. The children, trained by the head teacher (Mr. R. J. Morton) and Miss Joan Gaskell, entertained with songs and three short plays, "Bringing- up Baby", "Punch and Judy", and "Echo" were well acted. Mr. Morton read his annual report which showed that the school was thoroughly progressive. Qualifying Certificates were presented to Isabel Rawnsley (highest marks at Loveday), Gerald Adamson, John Fri man, Marion Sutton, Rene Lowe and Mavis "White. The School Commit tee at the close of the concert pro vided tea and cool drinks for all.

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DISTRIBUTION OF SCHOOL PRIZES Berri Benefit Picture Night [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942

DISTRIBUTION OF SCHOOL PRIZES • Berri Benefit Picture Night The distribution of prizes and cer tificates gained at the Berri Primary school' took place during the benefit picture night held in the Rivoli Theatre on December 16. The head teacher (Mr. C. V. Collins) in a brief report referred to the splendid work done by the children during the year for the S.l'.F. Nearly £000 was raised. Of this amount £170 was I in contributions; £200 was in W.S. certificates, and £140 worth of waste products were forwarded to head quarters. The Berri Primary School was made a special agricultural and nature study centre. With the help of the School Committee and working bees very fine agricultural plots were established. Much good work was done in beautifying- the school grounds and a nursery for native shrubs and trees was inaugurated. The school had a successful year in all its activities. The 19 Q.C. can didates were all successful, Robert Adams with 620 marks was dux of the school. Others to ga...

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