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TAMWORTH STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 8 April 1924
TAMWOBTH STOCK SALES. GABYIN and COUSENS, LTD., report re specting tho Tamworth stock sales held OD Thursday last,' tho 3rd inst. : — Fat Sheep : 1100 yarded. Competition was limited. Very few outside buyers being in attendance, and valiios showed a decline of about 2s to 3a per head on last sale. Fat Cattle : About 320 yarded. Mostly plain quality. Thero was also an absence oi ouisuuc competition, ana me inurmji, was dull. Prices realised wero about 20s to 30a below ruling rates at the last sales. Store Sheep : About 80C01 forward, mostly of indifferent quality, and consequently the market was inclined to bo easier.
(By "Gossip.") [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 8 April 1924
(By 'Gossip.') M.J.P. — It was very nice to get your letter and realise that you still remem bered me. The other day, I saw Harold in a book published some years ago, and it was very interesting, and I thought about you and all your fam ily, and wonflerfed 'how you were get ting on.1- As/you 'sa^it is 'a privilege' to sifow old' lttM tYV 'nf oil llfii'd''. jpys' f&ci pains.' -The -story lofyour family appealed -to1 'me very much,1 and I am very' gliid to' have heard from1 you. OLD MAID. — It was very goodi of you to send me tho address of Miles Franklin. We had a call from her at the office, and she called (with her dad) oh my mate, and it was very pleasant to meet her. I bad expected that 'My Brilliant Career' would have been followed by other brilliant books, but it's not too late yet. It gave me a bit of a shock when she talked about dates, but time flies. We had left Sydney for a change when she re turned here for a farewell visit, so we did not see her at the last, but ...
SAKE OF "AVON DOWNS" STATION. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 8 April 1924
SALE OF 'AVON DOWNS' STATION. GOLSBBOUGH, MOBT and CO., LTD., an. nounce in our advertising columns, tho sale by auction of 'Avon Downs' Station, on Tuesday, the 29th inst., at the Boyal Ex change, Sydney. 'Avon Downs,' which Js situated 16 miles from Burren Junction, and 7 miles from Bowena- railway station, on. the Narrabri Collarenobri line. N.S.W.. consists of 23,762 acres, of wiflh 5260 is freehold, tho balanco feeing O.P. and O.L. It io situated in the centre of ono of the best grazing and fattening districts in the' State. Thero is a good homestead, dairy, and, butchers' shop, men's) cottage, and se voral outbjailjlings. Tho property is fenced -and subdivided into 16 grazing and cultiva tion taddoclcs, and portion is netted. In addition, there axe cattle, sheep and marki ( ing yards. All improvements are in good order, and tho property is well watered, and is equipped with extensive storage tanka. - Tho opportunity is one which rarely pre sents Itself to obtain a well improve...
Answers To Correspondents [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 8 April 1924
^Answers Xo Correspondents -^j (By 'Planets.') E.J.S. — Our solicitors reply: 'If the facta are as Btated, ho is not liable for the damage. It is a question of fact whether or not tho damage was done through your negligent driving, and wo certainly would advise you to repudi ate any liability. You may have to defend a case in the Small Debts Court, but ought to succeed on -the facts as stated by you. It _ appears to us that the Insurance Co. is trying to collect through your claimant.' X' — me man you wioie uo wus not fitted for the job. If you let me know for cortain just when you want tho young fellow, I might be able to fix it up for you. G.T. — We cannot trace any such offer. The contractors did offer somo time ago to give various mementoes to municipalities, but nothing further has been heard of it officially. Anyway, there would be no 'shells' left on the boat now. Second-hand dealers in Sydney often have shells such as are asked for, but where they come from is, perhaps, doub...
LONDON SHEEPSKIN SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 8 April 1924
LONDON SHEEPSKIN SALES. DALGETY and COM1UNY, LTD., are in receipt . of the following cable from their London offioe, under date of the 2nd April : 'At the sheepskin sales there wae a good general demand, but competition was rather if^peqlar. As . compared with last ? sales ino'riho combing skins wore ipar to 5 por cent, higher. , Clothing skins at par., flno and medium orossbreds, 5 per cent, higher. Coarse croosbft;d combing skins, 7W per cent, to 10 per cent, higher, 'and crossbred oloth. ing skins, 10 per cent. h6sher.
OPEN SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 8 April 1924
OPEN SEASON. An open season, in pursuance of the Birds and Animals Protection Act, 1918, has been declared as under, viz: : From th©; 1st April to tho 31st July, 1924, both days inclusive, in respect of kangaroos and wallaroos, for the par ishes of Poppong, Parnell, Palormorano, Kindarun, Warung, Gullngulong, and Putty, in the county of Hunter, within the Pastures Protection District of Singleton.
Stock, Property, Produce HOMEBUSH YARDINGS. SHEEP (INCLUDING LAMBS). [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 8 April 1924
Stock, Property, Produce — * — — HOMEBUSH YARDINCS. BHEEP (INCLUDING LAMBS). xeur, ? ? ? ? OiUiO'Oiu Year, 1922 ? 3,502,184 March ? 178,340 February ? ? ? 152,442 January, 1924 ? 220,477 August, 1923 ? ? ? ? 105,340 September ? ? ? ' 179.053 October ? ? ? ? 288,830 November ? ? MS', 898 December' ... Z39c735,-.- Last Monday ? ? ? ? ? 15,559 Last Thursday 23,437 To-day. (drawn for) i ( ............. 14,270 CATTLE. Year, 1923 ? 329,841 Year, 1922 ? 303,329 March ? 28,447 February ? ? ? ;... 24,342 January, 1924 ? 30,510 August, 1923 ? 27,002 September ? ? 21,737 October ? 23,816 November ? 28,694 December ? 22,663 LaBt Monday ? 2,197 Last Thursday ? 3,828 To-day (drawn for) . . . . ; . 3,120
How to Mount Crochet [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 8 April 1924
How to Mount Crochet j 1 v . (Janet Irving.) j The effect of the most beautiful j crochet may be spoiled by careless or unskilful mounting; so that a few hints j as to the proper methods to follow may bo helpful. ?' Supposa you ar© working a very ela borate pattern of lac©/ to trim an afternoon teacloth. You will find it the- best plan to complete all tho crochet Srst and then moire tne cloth to fit it. [f you make th© cloth first you may Bnd that, owing to the largo number of rows in the pattern, it is impossible t-5 make the edging fit the cloth. There fore havo all your crochet complete — edging, insertion, corners, etc. — and then shrink it. You can do this by placing it first in hot water and thon in cold ; but if tho work ia at all soiled, it is best to boil and bleach it. Shred some pure soap into a stew pan and cover with water. Place in tho oven until all the soap is dis solved, then put in the crochet, add ing more water if necessary, and put in -the oven. Allow to stew fo...
PRINCIPAL CATTLE AVERAGES [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 8 April 1924
PRINCXPAli CATTLE AVERAGES . ? ? ? * ? : ? B. H. Williamson, 26 blks... 16 13 10 J. Ireland, 24 steers .. 7 10 7 P. Roach, 13 blks. .,12 0 7, C. K. Rose, 13 steers .. 7 ? 7 10 R. Nolan, 21 blks. . , 11 7 5 C. Stewart, 11 steers . . 7 7 9 pullingral Est., 20 blks. ... 11 1 6 J; W. Davidson, 5 steers . . 7 7 7. F. Williamson, 22 blks. .. 10,12 4. Borumba Estate, 6 steers ..768 Martindale White Bros, 20 b 10 7 8 A. J. Grainger, 12 steers . . 7 6 3 A. Stevenson & Sons, 20~blks 10 7 6 S. R. West, 6 strs. . . 7 2 10 Thos. Gillespie, 19 bullocks . . 10 6 0 F. Rankin, 23 steers ..710 T. Mendham, 9 blks. . . 9 17 1 C. Murray, 13 strs. . . 7 0 0 W. H. Prior, 12 blks. .. 9 15 '6 R. Nolan, 20 strs. ..703 Southern Agents, 30 blks... 9 II (5 T. C. Sweeny, 11 steers .. 6 13 5 J. Topp, 11 bullocks 9 9 4 J. Wilkinson 19 strs. .. 6 6 6 Widdis Bros., 9 blks. « „ 9 6 0 J. Conway, 33 strs. .. 5 19 0 Est. late J. Holly. 8 bike... 8 11 6 R. F. Young, 6 steers . . 5 12 4 J. Greaves, 22 blks, .. 6 4...
Lord Leverhulme's Tribute to His Wife [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 8 April 1924
Lord Leverhulme's Tribute to His Wife The opening of the new Art Gal lery dedicated to the memory of the late Lady Levor, at Port Sunlight, is perhaps tho most remarkable event in British art chronicles sine© Hereford House was thrown open to the public. There are hundreds of pictures of vary ing degrees of renown and merit, an amazing array of tho rarest Chinese porcelain, and of tho best types of classio Wedgewood, together with num uiuus a u ui i/ue uutsbu p-2ii.uu£* ui design in English furniture. Yet we are emboldened to state that if, instead of all these treasures in addition, Lord Leverhulmo's gift had been only that masterpiece of the early art of Milluis, the incomparable 'Sir Isumbras ati the Fora,' a great stir would have teen occasioned anl lovers of art would have rejoiced. There was also thanksgiving, when that other early Millais, '-The Carpenter's Shop,' was sav,ed for, the nation. . In his speech at the opening cere mony, Viscount Leverhulme said that his late wife...
MONDAY'S PRODUCE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 8 April 1924
MONDAY'S PRODUCE MABKETS. On Monday a further shrinkage In the supply of frosli eggs caused the price .to rise to 2/9 per dozen. Cold stored sold from 2/4 to 2/6 per dozen. Potatoes were expeoted to rise but not to tho extent that they did. £2 -was the in crease, bringing Browneils to £10 10s, Bis. ?marcks to £9 10a, and Pinkeyes to £7 per ton. 14,000 ba?s of TasiuanianB, and 3000 ui Victorians iiumijcu iu awcn mo u fwij*. over of 3000 bags. Petrol advanced 1/4 a case, or 2d per gallon. Heavy supplies of -\vhenten chaff at Alex andria caused prices to ease.
Building the Pyramids. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 8 April 1924
Building the Pyramids. Sir W. M. Flinders Petrie's 'Social Life in Egypt,' contains this descrip tion of the roads needed for the pyra mids and the methods of transporting colossi and obelisks : — Each pyramid had roads to take the blocks or stone up to it; and probal a dozen roads eie required for the great pyramid, which had to be sup plied with 1,000 blocks each day of the working season. Tile great causeway of Khufu' was 1,000 yards long and GOft. wide, looked on by Herodotus as comparable with the pyramid itself. Where a rock base, or blocks, could nut ue ubi'u xui u nuuuuii cross sleepers were laid down. , Where ail ordinary road crossed tho desert, all stones were swept to the sides, leaving a clear space 50 subits (85ft.) wide ; sometimes waymarks were put up at each 1,000 and 12,000 cubits (one-third of a mile and four miles). Dragging colossi into place required carefully mrtde roads, which were spe- [ cially described. For raising colossi ' into place they were drawn up a...
"RED DENNIS." [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 8 April 1924
'BED DENNIS.' Captain 0. J. Chisholm, 'Khancofyin,' on the Upper Murray, has purchased the thoroufrhred stallion 'Red Dennis' (imp.) (8) by Tredennis (siro of Orowdenais, Bach elor's Double, Hornet's Beauty, Golden Myth, etc., etc), from Bosey Head. 'Bed Dennis' (imp.), lias sired a good number of winners, amongst them being Sister Olive, winner of the 1921 Mel bourne Cup. He will do stud duty at Khancoban this ooming season.
WOMEN AND LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 8 April 1924
j WOMEN AND LIFE. (The time must come when women will trike life, and the work that steadies life, as naturally as men do. And love to them then will mean but an Incident of life. No longer will they tills about the successful business wo 11 an as of one out of her sphere — like a chimpanzee eating from a spoon. They will 110 longer write as if they li id. just discovered the relation of .the sexes nor as ir tney were so satiated with sex there was nothing more for tliem to know about it, thus inciting tie contempt of men who have learned during long ages of transgression to ' cover up their tracks — Agues Repplier, Essayist. , ? ? ? ?
Women in Parliament [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 8 April 1924
Women in Parliament We offer our congratulations to the women leaders of Great Britain who have successfully contested seats in the British Parliament. They have done well for the women of the world. Let us aid them mentally, morally, and phy sically in their endeavour to improve the world for those who inhabit it now, and for the generations of the future. Riir»li wnm/»n nc T.nrlv Aa4r*r rm +hn one side and Margaret Bonfield on the other, actuated by- splendid public spirit, are pioneering the way for all women in tho part they will play in the future in the affairs of State. Australia successfully fought the fight for women suffrage. The universal right to vote existed here some years before that well deserved privilego was ac corded to tho women of England. At the same time, the women of Australia aro not yet as advanced politically as tho English women. The proof is in the fact that Australian women go to the polling booth and vote against their follow women. They can give no ad...
The World Goes Round [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 8 April 1924
The W/orld Gobs Round Mrs. Jas. Asliton is visiting her coun try home this week at Blanket Flat. Lady Fuller came down from Bowral on Wednesday morning for the Fleet Festivities, and also to be present at the meeting, in tho Lady Mayoress room, in connection with the ball in aid of the adult deaf and blind. The Governor and Lady d© Chair havo issued invitations for_ a garden party on tho afternoon of Friday, April 11th, to meet the officers of the visiting British Squadron. Lady Cullon was at home at Tregoyd-, Mosman, -on April 2nd, in honour .of Miss Gladys Owen, when a large num ber of Red Cross associates had an op portunity of ? welcoming her back after her European tour. The guest of honour wore a charming robe of black lustre satin, lightened jwltfi'-avcollar and ouffs of Oriental' sating vspdliS feelingly of th© greafteaTh wtirk' thtrt had been dbne' ! in* hCadtfiiart^raf 'air 'through those' awful years or war. The'; speakers in cluded Lady Cullen, Sir William Vickers, . C.B...
The Country Woman Her Interests and Association [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 8 April 1924
The Cbun^;'.;.W6itt^h Her interests mnd -Association # — ? ? — — ~ — ? ? . MOTTO:— Loyalty to tho Thro ns, Servico to tha country through , Country Women, tor Country women, By Country v/omsn. | -be««d us your viewo — wo will give you oura. — Ed.) Kuringai Sub-branch Tho Kuiringa-i sub-branch (Warra weo and district) are arranging a series of dances, tho first of which will take place on May the 2nd. at the Killara Soldiers' Memorial Hall. The tickets are 5/6 each, and can be obtained from the President of tho branch, Mrs. L©. Maistro Walker, Station-st Pymble, the Hon. * Secretary, Miss B. Carter, Wahroonga, or any of the committee. It has not yet been decided to what particular fund tho proceeds shall be devoted.
AGRICULTURAL SOCIETIES. MATTER OF SUBSIDY. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 8 April 1924
AGRICULTURAL SOCIETIES. MATTER 6F SUBSIDY. Mr. J. C. L. Fitzpatrick, Minister for Local Government, stated, at the Blacktown Show on Saturday, that lie could hold out no hope of tlie State Government subsidising agricultural societies, but he thought that the Fed eral Government might give some as sistance out of the' £7,000,000 it re \ seiv'ed in excess of estimates from Cus toms revenue. . The societies had done so much for production in Australia, added the Minister, that he thought the sugges tion might be worth consideration.
MAITLAND FAT STOCK SALES. MONDAY WEEK, MARCH 31, 1924. E. W. SPARKE, reports: [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 8 April 1924
MAITLAND PAT STOCK SALES. MONDAY WEEK, MARCH 31, 1924. E. W. SPARKR rpnnrt.fi ? Although 1150 fat cattle wero drawn for, only about 875 head were yarded. This being tho smallest supply for some time ,piist. There wero not many bullocks in the yarding. The majority of cattlo being cows, mostly of inferior quality, and young cattle. mere waa a goou attendance ot Duyors, but with the exception of good bullocks, which showed an advance of fi*bm 20s to 30s per head. There was no material e 1 teration in prices. BeBt bullocks made to about £12 10s, best cows to about £9. I sold : D. M. Campbell, Merriwa, 34 blks to £12 3s 6d avg £10 Os lOd, 16 hfra. to £6 3s 6d avg £6; Androw Bowman, Muswell brook, '22 bliss to £10 18s 6d avg £10 8s 3d; Hewitt Bros., Denman, 9 steers to £7 16s avg £6 7s 4d, 4 cows to £6 lis avg £4 lis Id; R, Stephens, Pekelbin, 12 heifers £4 6s; B. Carroll, do., 10 mixed to £3 10s ; A. M. Hooke, Melijiga, 11 cows and heifers to £5 13s 6d avg £3 6s 2d, str at £4 6s, G. A. ...