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50 YEARS AGO
RATE UP BY 2D: MINIMUM £12...At its meetng on
Monday night, the Gawler Town Council struck a general rate
rate of £12 per assessment.
The general rate increase represents a rise of about 18.2 per
cent, and will raise rate revenue from £39,268 to £46,408.
Council was unanimous in its decision to declare the higher
general rate but divided on adoptng a minimum rate charge.
150 YEARS AGO
MEMORIES OF THE NORTHERN EXPLORING
EXPEDITION...But, although at the tme of our visit,
they (the natves) were not seen by us, we found many
indicatons of them; the country near the coast being prety
thickly inhabited, judging from the number of paths leading
to and from their camping grounds, ﬁshing-weirs and as
many as 60 ﬁres being counted in one of their camps, by
Those seen on the Roper were of a superior kind, being
generally clean, well-made fellows and very civil.
They also knew the use of iron, as was proved, by their
possession of a remarkable piece of wrought iron which
had been converted into a tomahawk. The writer examined
it minutely for some mark or maker’s name, to determine
its origin, but without success.
25 YEARS AGO
MINISTER REPLIES TO KIDS ON CFCS PLEAS...Five
Freeling Primary School children who were so concerned
about the environment they asked the government not to
supply their school with any more aerosol cans containing
chloroﬂuorocarbons have received a reassuring reply from
the Minister of State Services, Barbara Wiese.
“Dear Ben, Rhys, Sarah, Lisa and Aemund,” wrote Ms
Wiese in individual leters to seven-year-olds Ben Swan,
Rhys Bowket, Sarah Grimwade, Lisa Solomon and Aemund
“From this month (September 1) all the aerosol cans we
supply to schools, hospitals and government departments
will be more ‘ozone friendly’.
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10 YEARS AGO
EVERYTHING 'ROSY'...Roseworthy campus is playing a
key role in a $30 million natonal sheep industry research
program over the next ﬁve years.
The Sheep Genomic
Program, funded by
Australian Wool Innovaton
and Meat and Livestock
Australia, aims to identfy
sheep genes which can
help to improve the quality
and quantty of both wool
Director of Adelaide University
Roseworthy Campus, Professor Phil Hynd said, “Roseworthy
is getng back on the map as an internatonal leader in
MORE FAREWELLS...The Mechanics Band have two of
their members going to the war and have lost no tme in
showing them their appreciaton of their patriotsm and
service to the band.
Mr. Verco Paterson, on behalf of the band, presented Mr.
Hannam at the camp with a complete shaving outit and a
Mr. A. Wright was bid farewell at practce before going
The band in conjuncton with May Bros, paint shop
employes presented Mr. Ollis Riggs with a shaving outit.
100 YEARS AGO
The Plains are alive with...
The sound of voices singing
The Adelaide Plains Male Voice Choir will be performing at the South Australian Country Choral Association's 50th anniversary
celebration concert in Tanunda on September 20.
ABOUT 10 Gawler residents in the
Adelaide Plains Male Voice Choir
will be belting out the tunes for the
South Australian Country Choral
Association's 50th anniversary
Celebrations Concert this month.
Country choirs from around the state
will be performing music from the past
five decades to mark the establishment
of the society at the Barossa Arts &
Convention Centre on September 20.
The association began in 1964 and
the Gawler Barossa Choir was a prime
mover in launching the society.
Since then, a festival has been held
every two years in a town where a
participating choir is situated and a
range of music from stage and theatre,
to classical and contemporary is
This year, the Adelaide Plains Male
Voice Choir will team up with the
Tanunda Liedertafel and will sing a
variety of songs.
Adelaide Plains music director and
association committee member Darrel
Schutz said the concert was shaping up
to be a huge success.
"We're very pleased with how it is
coming along and tickets are starting to
sell really well now," Mr Schutz said.
"An exciting feature of this year's
concert will be the massed choir, which
will feature over 270 people from each
of the choirs."
Other groups performing on the day
include KaDenCe, previously known as
the Kapunda Choral Group, as well as
choirs from the Riverland, Port Pirie,
Port Lincoln and the South Coast.
THE local Angle Vale Lions have
been chartered after only 16 months
To transition from a branch to a fully
fledged chartered club requires at least
The ceremony took place on Sunday
at the Lions ANZI forum at the
Adelaide Hilton Hotel. Witnessing
the ceremony were hundreds of Lions
from Australia, New Zealand and
Indonesia as well as the United States-
based Lions international president Joe
"It is very rare for a club to be chartered
by the international president," Angle
Vale Lions Club president Dorothy
"Our aim is to help our community,
where we can.
"The members of Angle Vale Lions
are all here to help."
The Lions Club raises funds for local
community projects through activities
like the 2014 Grocery Grab and weekly
Community projects that have
received funding from the Lions
include Angle Vale sports clubs, as well
as the Lions Chord Blood Foundation,
an initiative that funds medical
equipment and research in hospitals
Now that the club is chartered, Mrs
Lewtas and her Lions will look to
future projects, including a planned
restoration effort of the Angle Vale
For now, the fundraising continues
with the Lions barbecue trailer available
for hire and contracts to supply, cook
and serve food around the area.
Lions' big step
The Angle Vale Lions represent their community at the Australia, New Zealand and
Indonesia Paci c Forum in Adelaide.
BEST-SELLING cook book, The Australian
Blue Ribbon Cookbook, will be sold to raise
money for South Australian country shows
at this year's Royal Adelaide Show.
The book captures the stories, secret tips and
first-prize winning recipes of cooks from across
the country and includes an entry from the
Barossa Valley's Rodney Chapman, as well as four
other South Australians.
"They all contributed a recipe that has been
used to win a first prize, as well as their secret tips
on how to get it right," author Liz Harfull said.
The latest release is a follow-up to Ms Harfull's
first Blue Ribbon Cookbook which concentrated
on South Australia and won a world cookbook
award in Paris.
The book will be on sale for the special price of
$35 at the SA Country Show's stand in the Food
Expo area of the Adelaide Show.
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