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Odd Column PRESENTATION TO RENMARK SOLDIER-POSTMAN [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
1 Odd Column J Conducted ay "GLEANER" *- — PRESENTATION TO REN M ARK SOLDIER-POSTMAN Pte. Arnold Weir (A.I.F.) who re cently returned from overseas and is now serving in an Australian theatre of war, has sent home to his mother at Renmark, a gift which he received from his Battalion Welfare Associa tion. It is a beautiful silver cigarette' case bearing the battalion colours as well as the initials "A.W." An ac companying letter from the head quarters of the association in Mel bourne over the signatures of E. W.. t'ook (president) Ina Hudson (hon.. secretary) and Mona MacVean. (treasurer), read: "The president and members of the Battalion Welfare Association* would be glad if you would accept the cigarette case we are sending you as a slight token of our appre ciation of your devoted service to our boys. . "Every member of the battalion who&lt; has come home on leave has told us that no danger or discomfort can pre vent your seeing that the boys get their mail promptly. ".We ...
Mr. Alex Buchanan, Renmark [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
Mr. Alex Buchanan, Renmark The death occurred on Sunday of Mr. Alex Buchanan., eldest son. of the late Mr. justice Buchanan. Alex Buchanan rose to commissioned rank in the Aus tralian Permanent Artillery. He was a line eunnery officer. During the Great War h j was a regimental sergeant major in the 4th Motor TYansoart Company. Born in Adelaide in 1882, Mr. Buchanan was educated at St. Peter's College and was considered, to have an outstanding know ledge of steam power units. He was em ployed for a number of years by the Ren mark Irrigation Trust and worked with the late Mr. D. Kldd In the Installation and maintenance of the Irrigation Trust pumps. He watl subsequently in charge of the power plant of the Renmark FS-uit Growers Co-operated. For a number of years Mr. Buchanan had :been living in retirement. His wife predeceased him by a number of years'. In his younger days deceased was a member of the Renmark Go'f Club, but found his recreation rather in boo're than in phytHcal games....
Toc H Guest Night [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
Toe H Guest Night JThe Renmark Toe H Group closed its year on "Wednesday evening of last week with a guest night "The speak-, er' was the Rev. Christopher Gray (Rector of St. Augustine's) Mr. C. T. H. Wood made a presentation to Mr. A. O. Nickolai on behalf of the flrat aid ■class, ot which Mr. Nickolai Is Instructor- Mr. P. Hutchlngs pre sided and community singing was an additional item to the usual programme led by Mr. Nickolai on the violin. . Mir. Harold Fisher has recently been appointed secretary of the group. BANK PAY-IN BOOtCS—Obtainable from "The Murray Pioneer", for all Banks. No need to fet them from - ihe" city.
RENMARK MEMBER VISITS BARMERA [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
RENMARK MEMBER VISITS BARMERA Dear "Mopoke"—Well, Christmas is here again. We finished, our exams | bn December 7 and I came second I with 46§ marks out of 50. Many j people gave me money for birthday , presents and when I had counted it up I found I had 15/6. Now how ever, I have only 11/1 left because I have bought Christmas presents. My uncle is a soldier who has returned from overseas and he brought back a pair of tiny brass pheasants as souv enirs from Egypt. It is easy to dis tinguish the male bird by his curved and sharp beak, While the female's beak is straight. On Sunday week we went to Barmera and called into see Mr. and Mrs. Larwood. Mr. Larwood 4s head teacher of .the Bar mera school. He showed us through the school which is very large con sisting of; 10 rooms with numerous sheds and porches It has a large playground. Scattered around the yard are a number of large pipes which Mr. Larwood informed us. were their air raid shelters. It was eleven o'clock when we reached ho...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
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MONASH [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
MONASH A very happy Christmas party was held in the Monash Methodist Church for the children of the kindergarten department of the Sunday school. The children were entertained to games, and a tea party. "Christ was once a little babe like you and me", was sung by Kay Telfer, and all the schol ars Bang "Away in a Manger". They were accompanied on the organ by Misa Doreen Webber. Miss Connie Hallam is the superintendent of the kindergarten department. Mrs. A Hallam assisted the young people. Alison Harvey ("W.A.AA.F.) who is doing- radio location work in N.S.W. has been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Harvey.—Mr. and Mrs. H.'G. Pfeiffer and their son Trooper Ross Pfeiffer (A.I.P.) have been the guests of Mr, and Mrs. H. K. Traeger. Mrs. Traeger sen., of Greenock, has also been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Traeg er.—Laurioe Maddern (R.A.A.F.) has been home on leave.—Miss Phylis Dyer spent Christmas with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Dyer.—Miss Joyce McLaren has been visiting her paren...
BERRI ST. JOSEPH'S CONVENT CONCERT [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
I BERRI I ST. JOSEPH'S CONVENT CONCERT There was a large and appreciative audience at the Rivoli Theatre for the annual concert given by the pupils of tfce Berri St Joseph's Convent. The concert was of a high standard and reflected much qjedit on the teachers and their helpers. The cos. tumes were delightful and each item was well done. The programme commenced with an overture by Misses S. Barry and R. Oates; pianoforte solos were played by Mrs. J. Schwartz and Alison Hughes; character songs, tableaux and dances were given by the scholars "Bonnie Scotland" (song and dialogue) was given by Misses S. Barry, P. McCreanor, C. Mahoneyand M. Hunyadi. An instrumental trio was played by Masters R. Huckstepp, G. Huckstepp and jj Dundon. Those taking part in the "Three Hand Jig" were MisBes M. Spangler, J. Kennedy and D. Lellman, and a humerous sketch was presented by Misses Z. Martin, P. Kennedy, E. Dundon and Master T. McCreanor. After a short interval, an overture was played by Misses J. S...
Children's Christmas Party At Cobdogla Cobdogla, December 29. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
Children's Christmas Party At Cobdogla Cobdogla, December 29.1 On the Afternoon or December 16 the Cobdogla SnCant Welfare Club held its annual school break-up party. Items were rendered by the children under the direction of Miss N. Milne. Games were also played. Mrs Gam mon presented prizes to the children in the lower room; every child in grade I received a prize. Mr. j; O'Neill (head teacher) pre sented Q.C. certificates and the prices for the upper' room. The children also received a bag of sweets. Af ternoon tea with cool drinks for the children. Many parents and friends attended. . * * ♦ * Miss Ruth Heftord has returned from a holiday,—Miss S. McKensle is vis iting Melbourne.—Mr.' and Mrs. A. Wjjkins spent. Christmas 'in Adelaide. —Ml? and Mrs. W, Gliddon and chil dren are staying with Mrs. A. G. Allen. —Pte,' diatom Stidiford Is spending leave With 'tils parents.—Miss Dawn Stidiford - &lt;tV.A.A.A.F.) is spending ieave with-lifer parents.—Mrs, M. Nor tnati and daught...
GLOSSOP RED CROSS PRESENTATION TO BABY GROSE [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
GLOSSOP CROSS PRESENTATION BABY GROSE' The last Red Cross meeting for the year at Glossop was presided over by the president (Mrs. J. R. Gray). The next meeting will be held on January 14 to make arrangements for the dance to be held on January 28. An in scribed serviette ring has been pur chased for Baby Neva Grosse, who was the only Glossop contestant in the Red Cross Junior competition. A letter has been received from head quarters thanking the members for their co-operation, loyalty and assist ance during the year. Afternoon tea .was served. * * * * Mr. Bill Battams, of Adelaide, spent Christmas with his parents.—Mr. and Mrs. Wally Ellis and their three sons spent a short holiday at their old home at Glossop.—Mr. and Mrs. M. Heuzenroeder and son Alwyn, who have been living in Broken. Hill for some time, have returned to their block at Glossop, where they will re side for some months. Their elder son Maurice, of Adelaide, has also beep spending a holiday at Glossop.—Mr. and Mrs. ...
Servicemen Honoured at Winkie Winkie, December 28. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
(Servicemen Honoured at Winkie Winkle. December 28. There was a representative gathering at the Winkle Institute on Tuesday, December 22 at the social and fiance arranged by the Winkie Soldiers Com mittee, in honour of Ordinary Sea man Garry Burzacott (R.A.N.) and Aircraftman Reg Doecke (RA.A.F). A.C. Doecke was sent to Milne Bay after beirfg in the R.A.A.F. only about three weeks, and has now returned. Mr. J. Gardiner was M.C. and the evening was spent in dancing. Supper was served by the ladles. Mr. J. C. Gardiner (chairman of the committee) presented a wallet to Seaman Burza cott and A.C. Doecke with the good wishes of the" people of the district, i Mr. H. McR. Dalziel (chairman of the Winkie R.S.L. Sub-branch) supported Mr. Gardiner's remarkB and wished the young men all the best on behalf of the returned soldiers of Winkie. A pair of socks from the Comforts Fund were also presented to the guests. Opportunity was also taken to welcome home Private Jack Nicholson (A.I.P.) who has...
PARUNA [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
PAKUNA Badges for sacrifice Day were sold by Mrs. C. G. Petch (Red Cross Sec retary) on market day, December 21. For the ninth year In succession the "Fairy Godmother" of the Parana children commissioned Father Christ mas to 'bring a gift to every child in the district from the youngest baby to the eldest attending school. Aftei Father Christmas had distribu ted all the uifts Mr. Alan Petch (chair man of .the Institute Committee) spoke on the splendid work our fight ing men were doing to enable us to live as a free people. He called on the children to give three cheers for their . "Fairy Godmother." The children also received sweets and a balloon each. Mrs. Stevens supplied music for dancing and Mr. Eric Klingberg was M.C. Mr. C. G. Petch was doorkeeper. During the evening badges x were 6t>ld to aid the Liberty League. Miss Margaret Petch is spending Christmaa leave with her parents, Mr. iand Mrs; Stan Petch.—Mr. and Mrs. E. Klingberg are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Klingberg, Loxton.—...
PATRIOTIC AND SOCIAL NEWS Renmark Christmas Treat For Soldiers' Children [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
PATRIOTIC AND SOCIAL NEWS Renmark Christinas Treat . for Soldiers' Children 'The. annual Christmas treat for chil dren of Returned Soldiers, and of all men serving in the Forces was conr ducted by the Renmark R.8.JU. Sub branch on Christmas night. This function had been arranged for Christ mas Eve, but owing to the rain the committee postponed the event. A feature of the treat was a special picture show to be given in the Roxy Open Air ' Theatre, and commonsense dictated that the children should be guarded against the weather. On Christmas night over 300 Children, many accompanied by their parents, streamed into the Roxy. Each child was handed a packet containing sweets, 6 pennies, and a handkerchief. They were then given a "quiz" session by Mr. R. G. Tuohy (manager of Ozone J Theatre) Cor cash prizes. When! darkness fell the children were re galed with a particularly attractive programme of short films, including "Our Gang," "Donald Duck", "Mickey Mouse", "Pop-Bye", gazettes and » ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
A LIMITED NUMBER OF NEW ! HEADERS jSTRIPPERS SECONDHAND AND, REBUILT HEADERS, STRIPPERS AND HARVESTERS! Just in time for harvest, we 'offer a range of mechanically sound njachincs at exceptional prices. Every machine is ready to start work. Write for , details or arrange to inspect. »
THE CLUB MAIL BAG GOING INTO GRADE VIII [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
THE CLUB MAIL BAG 1 GOING INTO GRADE VIII Dear "Mopoke"—I received 470 marks tor my Q.C. Last Thursday we broke up and. had games, ice. cream, cool drinks, and cakes • and sandwiches. My brother sent 2 Jerry packs over, which he took out of the dugouts. They are very heavy and have many buckles. He also sent different badges. Oiir sheep dog had 6 little pups, but we only kept 2 and they are beginning to see. We had a com bined ' concert of three schools' in Alawcona. I was Professor in two plays. We went to Wunkar Christ mas tree last Tuesday night. Dad and Dennis have just about finished strip ping. I.am going back to school in grade Vm next year. We had some traps set out but something ate the rabbits out. The price of rabbits is Hd. for a large pair, and 8d. for young. Our cow Beauty has another calf. I would like to know if you saw the fire at Loveday. We could see the reflection of it from our house. Our windmill broke last week, and we were nearly out of water, until Dad manag...
Replies to Letters [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
Replies to Letters RITA NITSCHKE (Wood's Flat)— Thank you for your greetings Rita. Tou marked your letter "not for pub- j licalion" but 1 should like to print it as I think it is well written. Will that be all right?. Write and tell me will you please? 1 LINDSAY C. BETTISON (Mt. Mary) 1 think you did, very well to gain 579 marks in the Q.C., Lindsay. How are you setting along with the apri cot picking? Cheerio. Mopoke .
CLUBMATES ARE PENFRIENDS [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
CLUBMATES ARE PENFRIENDS I Dear "Mopoke"—My birthday is on the 24th of April, and I have still until: (April to get my 100 points so I will j have to hurry up. For Christmas I received a motor car. a stocking, a purse, and a gun. I had a good time. Brenda (my sister) has Joan Ellis for a penfriend. Cheerio. Renmark. —1SOBEL WOOD. (I am glad Brenda has written to Joan, Isobel. They are both mem oers of our club. Cheerio. -"Iffo poke.")
School Break-up Functions BARMERA SCHOOL CONCERT All 25 Q.C. Candidates Gain Certificates Barmera, December 29. [Newspaper Article] — Murray Pioneer — 31 December 1942
School Break-up Functions BARMERA SCHOOL CONCERT All 25 Q.C. Candidates Gain Certificates Barmera, December 29. t ■>' ."Rarmera school concert and &lt; l|i prize giving was held In the mv Theatre. The concert wa* of the outstanding events ut the The children, who were trained Bv Mrs D'Alton, Mrs. Morton, Miss Atkins and Mr Cyril Harper gave nf'their best. The school hand undet / -'TVipre's A Land" and I it willow Comeclv was n'iven in good Willow. . •■vvnue's Trous measure especiallj in ^ _ "r.oosev splendidly^.cted, tfdj» o^Giae «KlSteSi Tzl°S&lt;>t childish conductor was veiy w „iendidly The -Ragtime Song ^ aoted. x "e . th. school choir :feDrakeS1GSoesg West and Silent /" ^IranraL mi2wood) ^stressed cher (.Mi. L. Jn aU phases ot XooT work, and said^unity watchwoid at the school ui spite of _the Qualifying didates had gamed tnei^ ^ stated Certificates. nf'rga/i/4 in cash had that the sum of £83/1/4 in *for the SCpnF.rathisd included £15 donated by. dhntsniiad...