REPORTS FROM RURAL CENTRES ARDROSSAN
The rains over the week-end, though, not heavy, nave helped to replenish water sup-<*> plies. Farmers are anxious for sufficient to set the weeds going, so as to clean them
up before seeding. BLTTH When attempting to cross * culvert in nil ear. Mr. E. Bates, music teacher, of Adelaide, crashed Into s kerb near the E.S. & A. Bonk. He escaped with a shaking, but hli car ni damaged.—A successful bridge and euchre tournament to supplement brass band funds was held In the assembly room. Prizes for bridge were won by Mr. and Mrs B. Baker, and euchre by Mr. A. T. Rentschke and Mrs. R. M. Colemen.—Miss Jean Palmer, who is leaving Blyth to take up duties In the city. was bidden farewell at the home or ?<?> Jessie Dunstone. Visitors and friends at tended from Care, Balaklava, and Adelaide as well as Blyth, Miss Dunstone presented the guest with gifts from those present and the local Girl Guide Association. —Rain Is badly needed ben as much of the wheat, par ticularly In candy areas. Is dying off. Drift Is also bad. In several cases £and has-drifted away from the wheat plant or seed, leaving the roots exposed. Most farmers hay? finished seeding. BUBBA At a gathering at Me&srs. S. J. Warnes and Sons' Koomooloo Elation the fiftieth anniver sary of the shearing experiences of Messrs. Edwin Forrest and Joslah RosevraU was cele brated. Amongst those present trcre Messrs. A. E. Hamilton (examiner. School of Mines). A. G. Fenner (also examiner), A. S. Codring ton (of the School of Mines). 8. Clifford tol Messrs. Goldsbrough, Mort & Co., Ltd.), and R. M. Reed, of Bun. Mr. Tee. who had been associated with tbe two guests lor many years, spoke of them as the two smartest shearers he had met. and on behalf of the employes In the shed asked Mr. S. J. Warnes to present to Messrs. Forrest and Rosewall a pipe each. Mr. Warnes said both men were hand shearers, and Ftorrest, who was the ringer in the shed, had shorn up to 180 sheep a day. Rosewall had touched 153, and was still capable of doing his 100 a day. Mr. Bex Wanes also spoke Mrs. Rex Warnes on behalf of the firm pre sented the two guests with a gold vatch and chain each. CHAKLTON Soaking rains hare fallen. Feed which started with previous light rains should now make good headway.—Colin Slater, son of Mr and Mrs. Slater, or Brldgewater. met with an accident on Thistle Island when the horses he was driving bolted and he was thrown from a dray. He was fortunately only a short dis tance from the house of his sister. Mrs. Arthur Parker, and walked there In pain. He was later conveyed by boat to Port Lincoln, where he was admitted to the hospital suffer ing from a dislocated shoulder.
GLADSTONE A concert was held at the Institute hall In aid of St. Alban's Women's Guild. The pro gramme was arranged by Mrs. B. Haines. Songs were given by Mrs. S. W. Thomson and Master C. Norton; cornet solos by Mr. H. Kldd: aolo dances by Miss B. Morcom. Ac tion songs, recitations, choruses and a play by the boys and girls! Tbe accompanists were Mrs. B. Halnrs, Miss M. Tandrey, and Mr. £. Norton. A dance followed. The music for the dance was supplied by Mrs. B. Halnes, Messrs. H. Kidd and E. I/. Cohen. GLENCOE The silver Jubilee celebrations of the Glenco* Methodist Church opened on Sunday. May 11. when special afternoon and evening cervices -were conducted by the Rev. J. C. Richmond, of Mount Gambler. Anthems 'were sung by tbe choir, and Miss E. Carthew was organist. On Monday evening a concert was held In th? Sunday school hall. Mr. F. Child* presided. Musical Items were contributed by MUsei Beryl Blaekmore. Edna Carthew. Muriel Carr. Rita Chllds, Jean Chllds, Melva Bodey. lama Bode;. Connie Case. Messrs. Hutchesson. Canty, and 2E. Alexander. The accompanists were Misses Edna Carthew and Rita Childs. Two short plays were staged by Misses Jean Childs. Eva Wnltebead. Mabel Gunn. Beryl Blactmore, Irene Easton. Edna Carthew. Bell* Copping. Tjovls Carthew, L,yra Bonney. Messrs. Mervyn Blackmore, Don Dow. Bee Copping, Arthur Northen. and Master Frank Whltehesd. Sapper was served.—Although this year's rainfall has been abnormally light, there ha* been sufficient to keen the grass graying. BALBCBY Mr. Frank Anderson, second Kin of Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Anderson returned to the Gouger street branch of the Commercial Bank, Adelaide, after staying one week of his annual holiday in. Melbourne ?nd on* week with his parents.—Misses Nancy and Mar jory Newell, of Truro, are the guests of Mrs. C. Pueckhahn during the school vacation. Miss Connie Wilklns organised a surprise evening tor Mies Gwen Shanks previous to her departure for Peterborough. A presenta tion was made on behalf of girl friends.—A few points or rain have been registered, which will help feed.—New residents from Port Wakefleld are occupying the - homes of former railway employes.
HOTLETON A concert was held Is the Institute In Sid of the school funds. Children contributed towards the programme. Other* who assisted wen Mesdames L. C. Campbell, r. W. Rakes, C. W. Dorman, Misses E. C. Chapman. 1. Sires. A. dark. V. Hoepner. C. Hoepner. E- Graham. Messrs. C. B. Chapman, end 3. Alexander. The accompanists were Mesdames T. Travers. C. W. Corman and F. W. Bakes. A dance followed. The music was supplied by Mr. C. Clark, and Mr. A. Baum was M.C. Tbe door takings amounted to £8 13/.—To celebrate the coming ot age ot their younger daughter. Winifred. 5Cr. and Mrs. W. E. Kew man entertained about 100 guests in the Hbyleton Institute. Items were given by Sin. P. W. Bakes. Misses T. Redpath. X. Harris, and H. Bedpath. A competition -was) won by Miss O. Crouch. The music tor dancing was supplied by Mr. c. Clark, or Kybnnga. snd Mr. H. Newman was M.C. Mr. H. W. Bobln aon congratulated the guest. A some-made supper was provided.—Messrs. Persel and Sherwood, railway employes, hare removed from Ealbury to the newly-built cottages at Hoyleton.—Mr. and Mrs: T. Travers are In Adelaide for the school vacation.—Mrs. H. W. Robinson and Grelg stayed a few days la the city.—Planners are awaiting a good xain to begin seeding, and stock Is being hand- KAPUNDA Mr. J. Johanwn. who has been manager of the Kapunda branch of the National Bank for nine years, has retired. Previous to his departure townsmen waited on Mr. Johansen at the bank to bid him farewell and.make a presentation. Tbe speakers -were the mayor 'Mr. W. T. Truscottl. Dr. J. Rlddell. Messrs. D. G. Thomson. L. N. Tilibrook E. L. Blch mond. M. L. Fbote. and H Smith. The mayor, on behalf of the clients of the bank and other friends in the town and district, handed Mr. Johansen a cheque. Mr H B. tack, who succeeds Mr. Johansen. was wel comed to tbe town by tbe mayor.—A meeting of women was held at the Soldiers' Memorial Hall to arrange committees for functions to bs held during centenary week. October 1 to 7. The mayor (Mr. W. T. Truscott) presided. It was decided to conduct a reunion ot all the old residents, visitors, and local people on October 6 instead of an old pioneers' dinner as previously suggested. The follow ing conveners were appointed:—The reunion. Miss Day; paddy's market. Mrs. J. Siddell: children's frolic, Mrs. E. X# Richmond and Hiss T. Klldea; centenary ball. Mrs. E. Tros? cott: children's demonstration, school head teachers and assistant teachers. r KIMBA In aid of the local Centenary celebrations fund, a cookery exhibition was held in the Country Women's Association rest room. Mrs. J. M. McMurtrie (trustee) declared the ex- hibition open, and the president (Mrs. F. A. Galloway) also spoke. The following were the winners of first prizes :— Scones, Miss Pattie Hender; bread and cream puffs, Mrs. J. A. Lubcke; jam tarts sausage rolls, and Napoleon cake, Mrs. J. P. Hannan; block sultana cake and walnut cake, Mrs. J. T. Rodda; cornflour sponge, filled and iced, Mrs. F. J. Newman; sponge roll with jam, Mrs. J. S. Inglis. The trophy presented by Mrs. Max Martin for self-raising sponge, iced and decorated, was won by Mrs. J. S. Inglis. The trophy presented by Mrs. S. B. Castine for collection of small cakes was won by Mrs. J. S. Inglis. Mrs. S. B. Castine was secretary of the exhibition. — A fancy dress party was held in the soldiers' memorial institute in aid of the queen of children (Miss E. Zimmerman). Each child in fancy dress received a gift, and the win- ners of special prizes were :— Kathleen Prit- chard, Humphrey Cowled, Ixobel Cant, Ken Geering, Heather Miller, John Harris, John Scott, Betty Shirras, Max and Ronald Boothey. The judges were Dr. Dorothy Brady and Mrs. S. B. Castine. After the children had played games, the adults danced to music supplied by the Rhythm Boys' Orchestra. A small charge was made for supper, and the profit from the entertainment was £10 8/. — Mr. R. C. Bassham, from Port Lincoln branch, has been appointed to the local branch of the Stste Bank of S.A. UPEON Farmers are rejoicing at tbe fall of rain. SO points having been registered In two days. Grass had germinated with earlier falls, but was In need of rain. Sowing of oate. and In some places wheat. will now be pushed ?long. In the main, fallows bare been worked and are in good condition. Dams have been replenished.—A literary evening in the lecture ball took the form of a newspaper evening. Mr K. Hancock was convener, and took the part of editor. Parts were taken by Mr. F. Parker Mr. V. Ocfoman, Rev. B. H. Phillips. Mrs. Simmons. Mr. C. Blight. Mrf. C. M. Octoman. Miss Vida Stone. Miss P. Morris, and Mrs. V. Octoman. MORPBETT VALE A spotlight revue and dance were held ?t the institute in aid of the Soldiers' Memorial Recreation Ground lund. Tap dancing was given by Joan Williams and Ettle Langman.—The first vintage ball to be held In Morphett Vale was a. success. Th? hall was decorated with vines. Maurice Sheard's augmented orchestra led the danc ing. Mr. W. Harding was M.C and th* arrangements were in the hands of the sec retary (Mr. L. W. Byard). Supper included claret cup and mulled claret prepared by Messrs. F Modystaeh and J. B. McMahon. assisted by Mr. I>. O'Sulllvan and Mr. H. A. Perry. Autumn tints from the different varie ties of vines used in the decorations were arranged by Mesdames H. D. and E. E. Runt, and Misses Qulnn. Jeanne Collins, and M Modystaeh. The supper arrangements were in the hands of Mesdames Collins, W. Tay lor W Harding, and Mrs. Booth, with other assistants. Tbe proceeds were in aid ol the District Centenary Fund.—ln tbe evening bowline matches. R. V. Sprigg and Theo. Big gins were defeated by R. Hyde and Ander hrld in tbe grounds of the Baptist Church. Afternon lea was provided in the schoolroom a: a nominal charge. A jumble stall was a popular feature. Prizes were awarded to Miss Marjorie Hunt and her slrter Shlrlev lor pony ?nd foal. Kern Stone, cocker pups In a pram: Crmrlic Wilson white cat: P. Hutchlnson. tabby rat: Brenda Blolt received first prize for pair or bantam*, second prize being won by Doroihv Gunn. The proceeds ]l '? were in aid of "i" olano fun<3. : ? : Morvr bitrb . ; Wr. A. V/adiow. of Wadlcw. L!milcd. limbe; ! merchants, of Port Adelaide. visited :I.e 11 sawmills durlne in; wf?fc-cnd.- Mr=. R. RM 'Bijldn'on. Jnc': nr.rt S-*?n. .i;?p Mr. arid. I ? Mr>: A. E!>. r>nri .ip-;.- liq-.p son- :? ArVlaldflu trr ri-.r :? hp??' \-.r,t,, ::. A ?=„-;.?.'. rvrr-n? : c-at liclu m the Mouut Burr mii! lull. Ml. !