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PORT NOARLUNGA'S PROGRESS
Memorial Cairn Unveiled
Residents and a large number of visitors took part in a gala day at Port Noarlunga yesterday. At the official luncheon of the Port Noarlunga
Progress Committee, which arranged the day. the progress made by the re- sort was referred to in the speeches. A fancy dress procession, led by the Holdfast Bay Band, and participated in by members of the Glenelg Life Saving Club, opened the day. Speakers at the luncheon were Messrs. V. H. Ryan (Director of the Government Tourist Bureau). F. B. Wilson (a former chairman of the district council). He^gaton and Hudd M.P.'s. G. W. Hol:on chairman of the district council. F. J. Mills (the "Twinkler'"), and T. W. Knight (pre- sident of the Progress Association). In the afternoon a cairn, erected to the memory of Captain Collet Barker, who landed at Port Noarlunga on April 15, 1831, from the ship Isabella was unveiled by the president of the South Australian branch of the Royal Geographical Society <Dr. R. H. Pul- ! !e:neV The cairn bears a bronze tablet with the following inscription: —"Hereabouts April 15, 1831 Captain Collet Barker, pioneer explorer landed from ship Isabella. Proceeded inland and lost his life on April 30, 1831 Errected January 30. 1933."