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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 24 March 1911
PARTNERSHIP. Farmer with capital of £500, wish es to meet man with similar capital, ?view of acquiring property in wheat belt; or will be prepared to nego tiate with owner desirous of securing 'working partner. Apply, first instance, by letter, "FARMER,'? , ? "The Land,"-3 (Spring St. ADD WOOL AGENTS' REPORTS. DALGETY & COMPANY LIMITED . Wool, Grain, and Produce Salesmen, Stock and Station Agents, Fat S'.ock Salesmen. SYDNEY Wool Sales held at Short Intervals During the Season. Excellent Warehouse Accommodation, Well-Lighted Showroom, and Careful Attention to All Consign ments. - DALGETY'S AUSTRALASIAN SALES FOR LAST SEASON, 368,000 Bales. Special Department at 140 Sussex-street for the Sale and Export of Wheat, and other Grain and Farm Produce, Butter and Dairy Produce. Agents for: QUIBELL'S SHEEP DIP. CLAYTON & SHUTTLEWORTH'S WOLS^EY ,SHEEP-SHEARING daiS^DELAPNAY-BEIXE MACHINES.1 .! VILLE, AUSTIN, -F.N., and TANGYE'S PUMPS & MACHINERY other leading MOTOR CA...
CROWN LANDS AVAILABLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 24 March 1911
CROWN LANDS AVAILABLE. An original homestead selection on H.S. area No. 1259; will be available on April 6, in the Narrabri Land Dis trict, "containing 12 acres 30 perclios, in one block, being portion 47 parish Baan Baa, country Pottinger, distant % mile from Baan Baa. Description: Gently sloping land, timbered with ringlmrked pine, box and ironbark; the soil is reddish to whitish colour, suitable for wheat and fruit-growing ?when cleared. No permanent water. Average rainfall about 22'/> inches; annual rent for first term, (is 2d. Seven original homestead selec tions, on U.S. area No. 1258, Tam worth Land District, available March 30. Seven blocks ranging from 135 acres to 506 acres, being blocks 280, parish Veness; 281, 282, 283, parish Tarpoly; 284, 285, 280, parish Glad stone, county Darling; distant from 10 chains to 5 miles from Black Springs, Manilla, Tarlefe, and Brabri railway stations; parts of the blocks suitable for agriculture, and the bal ance good grazing land. Des...
Warne Benefit Match Abandoned. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 24 March 1911
Warne Benefit Match Abandoned. It was raining heavily in Mel bourne on Monday, anil the Warne benefit match, in which the Austra lian XI. was opposed to "The Rest of Australia", had to be abandoned; The takings 011 the Friday and Saturday will barely cover expenses, so that there will be nothing for Warne. This is to be regretted, for such a good cricketer deserved a substantial purse as a result of such an impor tant match.
COBOCO CARNIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 24 March 1911
COBOCO CARNIVAL. The Coboco branch held its annual carnival on the 17th inst., there be ing a large attendance of visitors present from all the neighbouring towns. Under the energetic guidance of the secretary, Mr. A. McMillan, and the members, preparations were well in hand, and everything went off most smoothly. Mr. J. Murray acted as judge of the ring events, and carried out his duties to the satis faction of all concerned. The miscel laneous events were in the charge of Messrs. H. Hilly and J. Bell, and proved exceptionally popular. In fact, the carnival all through was a record. The results of the events were as follows: - Coboco Handicap: R. Hilly, 1; C. Harvey, 2. Pony Race, half mile: H. A. H. Brown, 1; A. Cameron, 2. Don key Race: C. Harvey, 1; P. Wheat on. Ladies' Hack: Mr. F. Firth's, rid den by Mrs. W. W. Tink, 1; Mr. C. B. Brown's, ridden by Miss E. Brown, 2. Single Buggy Iiorse: C. B. Brown, 1; P. Wheat on, 2. Best Girl Rider: Miss E. McMillan, 1; Miss I. Doyle, 2. Han...
OVER HALF A MILLION SHEEP LESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 24 March 1911
OVER HALF A MILLION SHEEP LESS. In view of the good seasons ex perienced in 1910, the casual obser ver would hardly expect to hear of a decrease in the inimber of sheep in New South, WalSs, the great sheep State of the Commonwealth. How ever, there was a decrease, which the progress report, just issued by the Chief Inspector of Stock, sets down for the present at over half-a-mil lion, though this may be modified. The numbers of sheep returned by stock owners in the various protec tion districts, totalled 39,458,915, to which has been added the total of those estimated by the stock inspec tors for districts from which returns had not been received up to the 26th January, 1911, viz., 4,094,190. This brings the total up to 43,553,105, as compared with 44,144,571 for 1909, a decrease of 591,466. Such a falling off seems remarkable, but it is attri buted Dv the Chief Inspector to the cutting up of large estates, substitu tion of cereal growing for sheep rais ing. poor lambing, owing to c...
Stock A "FINE" WOOL RIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 24 March 1911
a K A "FINE" WOOL RIVAL. Australia lias long enjoyed the benefit of a monopoly to all intents and purposes in the production of fine wool. It is a gorgeous mono poly, which has meant millions to this country. Will we hold it ? Word comes along now that a big German syndicate is taking steps to try and develop tlie industry in German South Africa. Donnington Girlie-Imported for Mrs. Dawson, c£ Berry. The position in Germany is serious. With a consumption of over four hun dred million pounds of wool, the clip lias fallen off to some twenty-six mil lions. Being a country with a strong idea" of being self-supporting, this does not suit our great commercial | rivals. So they are trying a new gcheme. The main point at present that ' concerns Australia is, whether the Germans will be allowed, like the Transvaal men, to come out here and take away the pick of our stud flocks. For years there has been a constant' stream of some of the best sheep ever bred in this country to South Africa. For...
Pedigreed Guernseys The Recent Importations. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 24 March 1911
e Pedigreed Guernseys The Recent Importations. A good deal of ..interest is being taken in the recent, importation of pedigree cattle from England, and in quiries are being made about tliem every day. The s.s. Pera brought 22 head, all of them, but three, be ing Guernseys, These animals .were in the care of the State Government, as the selection was made by their nominee in England, but ten of them were for. four private breeders in New South Wales, the Department of Ag riculture taking the rest.. "So scarce is the Guernsey breed of cattle be coming. iii Great Britain, owing to the extreme demand being made upon it .by the American importers,, that it is now," said Mr. M. O'Callaglian, the . N.S.W., Dairy Expert, in the course of an interview with a "Land" rep resentative, really a difficult matter to secure first-class ..females of the breed, except at prices that are al together outside of the consideration of the average man. . Good bulls, however, may still be bought, be cause, ...
LAND ON LIVERPOOL PLAINS. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 24 March 1911
LAND ON LIVERPOOL PLAINS. To buyers in search of a snug little Wheat Farm, in a favoured district, and in close proximity to Rail, the sale of the "Booroomin" Estate, 2% miles from Boggabri offers an op portunity rarely met with. The es tate has been subdivided into 10 farms, ranging in areas from 330 acres to 1272 acres, and will be sold by auction at Boggabri, on 20th April next, on exceptionally easy terms. "Booroomin" is one of the picked wheat-growing properties in the Liv erpool Plains district, and the fact that each block is either Avliolly or partially cleared for -the plough, as well as the close proximity to rail (2ys miles), are points that must appeal to prospective buyer?.
The Market Mirror WOOL. Position Very Satisfactory. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 24 March 1911
D The Market Mirror WOOL. Position Very Satisfactory. The week lias seen little change in the position of the wool market, but conditions surrounding the trade generally continue very satisfactory. Transactions have been small, but this has been due to the very limi ted quantities available. All the lots passed in at the recent sales have met with keen inquiry, and in most cases,, where.: private business 'has transpired, the prices have been con siderably above the rates bid for these wools in the saleroom. The output from local fellmongery es tablishments has also found no lack of buyers, with prices more than maintained. Of course, in the ab sence of auctions, it is rather diffi-' cult to gauge the exact buying strength of the different sections of the market, but most of the leading agents agree that the majority of the inquiry at the 'present time is coming from Continental buyers, the American section standing pretty rigidly oft' from purchasing. Had the American buyers been o...
SALE OF MUSWELLBROOK PROPERTIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 24 March 1911
SALE OF MUSWELLBROOK PROPERTIES. Messrs. Tindale and Co. report a good demand for -well,-situated proper ties. r They.- offered,-' account' W..; P. Bowman, the "Balmoral" subdivision area, in conjunction with Messrs. Pitt, Son and Badgery, Ltd., to a good at was not up to vendors' reserve, and tl?ey.;oiily sold lot 7 of , Grass.Tree portion, containing ;an area of 3G6 acres 1 rod 31 perches, freehold to Mr. Leahy, at £4/7/G per acre. They tendance of buyers, though bidding sold immediately after the sale lot 2 of Muscle Creek portion, containing an area of 249 acres freehold, to Mr. J. McGouldric, at £5/15/ per acre. Also to the trustees of Hunter Bow man, lot 1 of Grass Tree portion of Balmoral subdivision, containing an area of 296 acres 1 rod 33 perches, freehold, at £4/10/ per acre. Lot 2, containing an area of 404 acres 2 rods 24 y2 perches, freehold, at £4 per acre. Lot 3, containing an area of-443 acres 3 rods, 21 Va perches, at £3/10/ per, acre. Other- blocks are now' for pr...
AGENTS' REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 24 March 1911
AGENTS' REPORTS. The Australian Mercantile Land, and Finance Co., Ltd., in their week ly. wool report, advises that business during the week has b'epn confined to the private ' sale" of lots" passed irf at auction, and parcels from the local scouring establishments, the basis of values remaining unchanged, with .\ very fair demand. The. second, or IVtarcJi series," of London -stiles, open ed ''oil Tuesday last, wiili an avail able quantity of 230,000 bales, as compared with 140,000 for the same series last year. Their head oifice cabled that sales opened with a large attendance of home and foreign buy ers, competition was very animated, anil prices, as compared with last series, were unchanged for merino and crossbred wools. In the local market, sales will be held on the 3rd, 4th, 5th, and Otli April, when a fair catalogue will be available, including some autumn shorn parcels of the new clip. ' Winchcombe, .Carson, Ltd., report: --The Sydney wool market remains unchanged, but firm,...
Bradford Market Very Strong. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 24 March 1911
Bradford Market Very Strong. The upward tendency of the Lon don wool sales has had a very strong effect upon' the Bradford top market, prices, though showing no. actual ad vancement, being firmly, n^aintained in all positions. Prices are as fol lows: Merinos. d. 64's .. ; 26 Super 60's 25*4 Common 60's '24% Com. 56's .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 21% Com. 50's .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 18 Crossbreds. ' ' ' d. 46's .. .. .. .. .. .. 14% 40's .. .. .. .. .. 13y3 An interesting experiment in stor age is to be made with a mixed ship ment by the Somerset for the- -Lon don market. The vessel is taking from Melbourne 40 tons of cheese, 300 tons of butter, 7000 cases of pears as an experiment, and a quantity of rabbits ,and .frozen meat.- Meat and rabbits can go. together, but separate cool service will have to be provided for butter, cheese, and fruit, so that the engineer will have a task, the . r£sqlt of .which it will lie interesting ttf wjitch. '.It'will lie'necessary to'pro vide distinct services a...
WHEAT. An Improved Market. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 24 March 1911
WHEAT. An Improved Market. The slightly better feeling which was noticeable in the local wheat market at the close of last week, has, during this week, become much more pronounced, prices showing a very distinct lift. This improvement has been certainly more of a loeal char acter, rather than due to any real advancement in oversea prices. The London market has improved a little, cargoes having sold at up to 34/ per quarter, which is certainly more en couraging to shippers; while further more, freights have come back a bit, so that shippers have been able to add something to theiij limits. Still, the world's position is one of full supplies,, and'there are\ few reasons to' expect any material vbetterment. The requirements of importing coun tries of the world, say, frqm August 1 last to July 31 this year, may be placed-at' 76,000,000 quarters,'vor equal to ' 008,000,'b00 bushels. Of these re quirements, 43,000,000 quarters, or 344,000,000 bushels, have been sup plied to the close of J...
BUSY DRESSMAKERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 24 March 1911
BUSY DRESSMAKERS. What are we going to do next Easter? is a question continually being asked by. tlie woman who thinks ahead. Everybody is answer ing everybody else in dismal fashion, "Nothing," is what the pessimists are saying. And yet, dressmakers tell me that they were never more busy than they are now. "Oh, yes," re spond; the pessimists, "but that is because so many people are going away to England." But that is not at all accurate. A voyage to Eu rope never means much elaborate preparation. Very few indeed are the women patriotic enough and brave enough to buy their whole out fit for the trip, in advance in Syd ney. One woman did this last year; she declared she did not want to waste her time in London shopping, so she bought everything beforehand, and "looked all right," she averred, when she returned to her harbour home. But this is a digression. The fact is that the great body of the public who are not going away, and so well off, and so keen on having a good time that ord...
Electors. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 24 March 1911
Electors! f We .rg'eacl in' one of our exchanges that a shire ...cleric who was returning officer,! held that, irrespective of whe ther a person ;was enrolled for two or; three ridings, he or she could only ..vote ;in one .riding. One of the coun ; cillors toolc?exception to the decision, and the clerk wrote for an opinion to the Shires' Association. lie re ceived " a reply from Mr. Campbell, stating enrolment.-in each riding en titles a person to vote in each riding. Notwithstanding this the clerk still holds to his opinion that his inter pretation is the-right one. At last meeting , of liis shire council it was agreed to ask,for the opinion of the Department of Public Works on the point. To; us it seems strange that such an interpretation should be insisted on. ?,Sec. .52 (1) says:-"The names, on. the list for the shire shall be en tered on; lists for the: respective rid ings of the sliire, each person's name being entered on the list of each rid ing in which such person . lias ra...
Letter to Engineer. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 24 March 1911
Letter to Engineer. ? At' last meeting of Peel Shire, the, ; President, /took- exception to a let ?ter -which ?;had been ready and wliicli 5 -was addressed to the Engineer, ask ing- him to construct , a certain work. "All such applications/' . lie .said, "should be made to the council."
EVENING GOWNS. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 24 March 1911
EVENING GOWNS. Such a change has come over the way in which evening gowns are now ?contrived, that it is hard to see where it will lead us, except to the harem skirt. This eccentricity has already appeared in the daytime in Sydney, and none of us were in tensely shocked. Still, harem skirts have not exactly "caught on" as yet. The method of arranging the skirts of evening frocks in full folds round the ankle, Avhile the upper part of the skirt is rather tight, seems to point the way to the ultimate divi sion of the garment. For tea-gowns, as also for evening dress, there are many things to be said in favour of the Eastern garment. But for the autumn season of 1011 it is un likely we shall see any divided skirts in our ballrooms. Country women .coming to town for Easter gaieties will, therefore, be disappointed if they expect to see any weirdly clad women hopping round like liouris in the ballrooms. Satin and velvet are chosen for the tight, short, dancing skirts. It is quite a probl...
Endowment. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 24 March 1911
Endowment. . A letter was ... received by Imlay Shire Council at last meeting from the Department of Public Works, stating that the endowment for 1011 would be paid upon the rates collec ted in 1910, less the refunds made during 1910, and the refunds made during 19.11, prior to the applica tion for endowment being lodged, would not be taken into account until the claim for endowment for the year 1912 was being prepared, when they, together with all the other refunds made during the year J 911, would be deducted from the amount collected.
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 24 March 1911
The Poiret trouser-skirt. His gown is tlie usual tunic gown down to the broad band at the foot, which is divided and stitched up the middle. A trouser skirt by Doucet. The broad band of material that hangs from the waist band is brought between the feet and up over the gown at the back. -From sketches published by John Wanamaker, New York.
Erosion of River Bank. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 24 March 1911
Erosion of River Bank. Gundurimba Council has received a letter from the Works Department in reply to council's letter, asking what amount was allowed the shire for river bank erosion, stating that no fixed sum was allowed for such work, but calculation for endowment was fixed at 30/, and the sum of: £380 pef aimum allowed the; council.