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ORIGINAL CONDITIONAL PURCHASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 16 May 1906
ORIGINAL CONDITIONAL PURCHASE. BELLINGEN LAND DISTRICT, 400 acres, in parish South Bellingen, coun ty Raleigh ; partly suitable for graz ing, densely timbered and fairly well watered ; price .£1 per acre. Available 12th July, 1906. PATERSON LAND DISTRICT, 40 ac res, in parish Carrow, county Durham, being portion 72 ; part suitable for cul tivation ; price, £1 per acre. Available 7th June, 1906. LISMORE LAND DISTRICT, within Byron Bay suburban lands, 125 acres 1 rood 1 perch ; in 1 1 portions ; rang ing in areas frim 5 acres 3 roods 14 perches to 18 acres 2 roods, situated in parish of Byron, county Rous ; suitable for homes for persons employed in the vicinity ; price, £$ per acre. Avail able for original applications only, on June 7, '1906. (Identical with Special Area, see below.)
ORIGINAL CONDITIONAL PURCHASE OR CONDITIONAL LEASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 16 May 1906
ORIGINAL CONDITIONAL PURCH. ASE OR CONDITIONAL LEASE. BEGA LAND DISTRICT, 10,806 acres, in parishes of Colombo and Mogila, county Auckland ; rough, rugged coun try, heavily timbered ; price, 8s. 4d. per acre. Available 7th June, 1906. GOULBURN LAND DISTRICT, 1200 acres, in parishes of Cookbundoon and Eden Forest, county Argyle ; poor grazing land unsuitable for agriculture. Price, Ss. 4d. per acre. Available 5th July, 1906. GUNNEDAH LAND DISTRICT, on . Bando Holding, 85 acres, in parish Bando, county Pottinger, good pastoral land, nearly all rich black soil ; price, £2 10s. per acre. Available 5th July, 1906. GUNNING LAND DISTRICT, 205 acres, in parish Kildare, county King ; land of poor grazing capacity ; price, tos. per acre. Available 5th July, 1906. NARRABRI LAND DISTRICT, partly on Lindsay Holding, 13,300 acres, in parishes of Mihi, Connor and Lindsay, county Nandewar ; suitable for grazing when cleared, not suitable for agricul ture ; price, 10s. per acre. Available 7th June, ...
General Review of the Markets. Continued from Page 5. DAIRY PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 16 May 1906
?» General Review of the Markets. '-' Continued from Page 5. DAIRY PRODUCE. The dry weather was responsible for a much brighter tone, and the turnover was larger than the previous week. Some agents predicted an advance in butter, al though London is unchanged, and any local improvement would immediately shut out export orders. We quote to-day as follows : — Wheat. — Prime milling to 3/6, good to 3/5, and chickwheat from 3/3 to 3/5, ac cording to quality. Manitoba Wheat. — From 3/9 to 3/1 1, ac cording to quality and delivery. Barley. — Cape to 3(3, English feed to 3 6, and malting to 5/- per bushel. Oats. — Algerians 2/7 to 2/9, short white locals from 2/6 to 2/9, long white seed from 2/3 to 2/6, and New Zealand white feed to 3/3 per bushel. Maize. — Prime 2/6 to 2/7 per bushel. Bran, n£d. Pollard, njd. per bushel. Chaff. — Choice local makes ,£4/5/- to ,£4/10/-, good .£3/10/- to £4, inferior from £3 per ton ; Adelaide chaff to ,£4/5/-, and Melbourne from ,£3/10/- to £4 per ton. Oat...
THE POULTRY FARMERS' COOPERATIVE SOCIETY, LTD. Report Friday's Sale. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 16 May 1906
THE POULTRY FARMERS' COOP ERATIVE SOCIETY, LTD. Report Friday's Sale. Egg market most unsatisfactory. New- . laid very plentiful at from 1/5. to 1/8 ; country, preserved, and cold store sorts practically unsalable. All sorts of poultry in full supply. Mus covy drakes at from 4/- to 5/3 ; Muscovy ducks to 2/10. English ducks, 3/9 to 4/-. Gobblers, steady demand; prime to 6/1, small and inferior 3/- to 4/-. Fat hens to 4/1, other sorts from 2/3 to 3/-. Geese 4/. Turkey gobblers to 24/- pair. Suckers, 4/- to 6/3.
GUNBAR. Annual Meeting—Wire Netting—Railway Requirements. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 16 May 1906
G UNBAR. Annual Meeting — Wire Netting — Railway Requirements. The annual meeting was held on April 28th. Eighteen members were enrolled. Mr. S. Nixon was elected president, Messrs. Fletcher and O. B. Sides vice-presidents, and Mr. W. G. Gibson, secretary and treasurer It was decided to make the -subscrip- tion 5s. for next year. It was resolved to support the Bena Wamboyne resolutions concerning wire netting^ ana a commission to inquire into land settlement in the Central Division. It was resolved that no action be taken with regard to resolution re politics from Temora branch, members beincj- of opinion that the matter had better be left to the General Conference. The netting question was discussed at length. Members were not in favour of barrier fences, as it was considered that it was necessary to fence, in every holding. With reference to holders of land adjoining abandon ed Crown lands, it was resolved : ' That the Government supply the netting at . nearest railway, the landho...
BARADINE. Pilliga Scrub Lands—Petty Sessions Court—Election of Officers. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 16 May 1906
—W*»''^S»l'~^P»™«SJJ»™^P»'*^P^^SjV^P''^»^- BARADINE Pilliga Scrub Lands — Petty Sessions Court — Election of Officers. The' annual meeting was held on May 5th, when there was a .good attendance of members. There was a great deal of corres pondence, but the most important was from Mr. Perry, enclosing the recommen dations of the Pilliga Scrub Lands Board ; and also through the same from the Under Secretary for Justice, statinir that it was not. thought advisable to estab lish a Court of Petty Sessions at Bara cline just now. The recommendations of the Board re the scrub lands brought out a very ani mated discussion, in which the Board's views were thought to be liberal and practicable and the right way to induce settlement in these parts. Re the Court of Petty Sessions, it was resolved ' That as we have a Courthouse here, and also a P.M. passing through the town monthly on his way to Coona- I barabrari, not to let the matter drop.' The ?' establishment of the Court would lead to the ...
BAAN BAA. The District Member in Evidence. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 16 May 1906
BAAN BAA. The District Member in Evidence. The usual monthly meeting- was held on April 14, when there was a good at tendance. The correspondence included letters from Stock Department per Mr. Collins re supply of wire netting- and reduced freight on same. The Secretary was instructed to wtite to the Works 'Department through Mr. Collins, uririnir renairs on road Baan Baa to Turrawan, that portion running through the southern end of John Good yer's property ; and also bad state of g-ully on part of road near experimental farm site, also road Baan Baa to main road at Wheeler's Selection. The Secretary was directed to write to P. P. Board, and request that as little de lay as possible be made in completing barrier fence, and to write to Mr. Col lins and ask him to urge on with all pos sible haste, the establishment of a public watering place at Baan Baa. At this stage Mr. Collins briefly ad dressed the meeting, and was tendered a most hearty welcome. He explained his actions re the pr...
STOCKINBINGAL. Reserves and Roads—Closer Settlertum—Crumbs. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 16 May 1906
STOGKINBINCAL. Reserves and Roads — Closer Settlement— Crumbs. The usual monthly meeting was held on Saturday, 5th May, when there was a good attendance, Mr. B. Witenden oc cupying the chair. The correspondence, which was lengthy, included a letter from the Deputy Postmaster-General, notify ing that a Money Order Omce was es tablished at Stockinbingal on the 17th April. The following resolutions were r-ct rrio/l ? ? ' That Messrs. Corby, Witenden, Mur ray. Shipard, and West be appointed trustees of Reserve No. 40028, for Me chanics' Institute at Stockinbingal.' Resolved : — ' That the Secretary write to Mr. Nicholson to have the road from the 1-mile to the 2-mile peg on the Gro gan Road formed. !' ' That a letter be written to the Minis ter for lands asking him to inspect Geraldra Estate, with a view of having it resumed for Closer Settlement.' ' That a letter be written to Mr. Nic holson to have a tank put down on the Reserve near Veo Yeo Siding.' ' That the Secretary write to the ...
BRANCH MEETINGS. HENTY AND DISTRICT. Road Works—Land Resumptions—Immigration. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 16 May 1906
*— BRANCH MEETINGS. HENTY AND DISTRICT. Road Works — Land Resumptions— Immi- gration. ffl [I The ordinary meeting- was held on May I 5th. Being- the busy season the atten R .dance was just over the quorum number. I The bulk of the business was of a local ? character, dealing- with roads, etc. I Mr. R. T. Ball, M.L.A., wrote en 1 dosing- a number of replies from the a Public Works Department' re the proba I bility of land resumption; also with re in ference to the Court House for Henty. » With reference to land resumption, it m may be assumed with some degree of M security that the district is to be fav wa ourea wiin mi uisuumcni ui iciuu icjuuijj m .tion, and judging- from the success at k tending- private subdivisional sales, the K trial will be attended with no risk. » Mr. Byrne (Executive Council) spoke §j on the question, and in re deputation, in H -dicating- resumption in Southern Riverina 1 in the early future. I The Intelligence Department asked for 1 .assistance in placing i...
WEE WAA. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 16 May 1906
WEE WAA. Annual Meeting — Election of Officers. The annual meeting was held on Satur day, 5th inst. The balance-sheet showed a credit of J2 17s. Id. on the year's transactions. The election of officers resulted : — Pre- sident, Mr. J. W. Gray; vice-presidents, Messrs. H. M'Mahon and J. Hawthorn;, secretary and treasurer, 'Mr. \\\ R. Hoi combe, jun.
GOONABARABRAN. Town Members—District Council—The Danysz Experiment—General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 16 May 1906
GOONABARABRAN. Town Members — District Council — The Danysz Experiment — General News. The usual monthly meeting was held, on 5th instant, when there were nineteen, members present, and also several visit ors, from the Baradine branch. In the absence of the President (Dr. Failes) Mr. W. Nash was voted to the chair. Cor respondence was received from the Bena. and Wamboyne branch re the best method. ? of dealing with the diverse conditions af fecting land settlement in the Central. Division; from Mr. J. Perry, M.L.A., re Shire boundaries and party politics ; and. ? from Mr. A. Wurfel. and Mr. W. Pollock. re District Council. The nine members nominated at last, meeting were unanimously elected and five new members were nominated by the. Secretary. The Secretary asked if a member of the committee was in order in making a statement, at a meeting, to the effect, that town members were not wanted at. our meetings ? Mr. T. Hutchinson : I think he said, that townsmen should be honorary mem b...
MERIT ACKNOWLEDGED. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 16 May 1906
MERIT ACKNOWLEDGED. Mr. T. R. Millar, the energetic and obliging secretary of the Narromine F. and S. Association, has been made the re cipient of a cheque for ,£10. as a slight recognition of the interest he had taken in the branch since being resuscitated in July last. In moving that this honor arium be voted, Mr. R. Webb referred in eulogistic terms to the abilities of the secretary, and said it was mainly clue to his efforts that the branch was in such a nourishing and influential position. About 3000 store cattle were sold bv auction at Forbes last week for an all round average of ,£4 3s. per head.
TOMINGLEY. Annual Meeting—The Danysz Experiment. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 16 May 1906
TOMINCLEY Annual Meeting— The Danysz Experi ment. At the annual meeting held last week the following officers wee elected : — Pre- sident. Mr. George Graham ; vicepresi dents. Messrs. R. G. Bairstow and J. W. Carter ; treasurer, Mr. John Graham ; secretary, Mr. G. H. Crowhurst. A resolution was carried expressing the meeting's distrust with respect to the proposed Danysz method of rabbit des truction, and at the snme time urging that the Rodier system be given a severe official test at the hands of the Govern ment, the test to be carried out on some reserve in the Central Division. It was decided to forward the resolutions to other branches, with a view of concerted action.
KELVIN. The First Meeting—Good Business Done. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 16 May 1906
KELVIN. The First Meeting — Good Business Done. On Saturday, May 5th, we were visited by Messrs. A. E. Collins and J. Perry, M'sL.A., who delivered addresses upon the advantages of united action in public matters. Mr. Perry's address was par ticularly strong. He explained the aims and objects of the Farmers' and Settlers' Association, and gave a brief resume of the Association's actions in the past, at the same time briefly outlining its policy for the future. At the close of his ad dress he moved that it was desirable to form a branch of the Association at Kel vin. This was seconded by Mr. C. Johansen and carried unanimously, and the election of officers was at once proceeded with, re sulting as follows : — President, Mr. O. Perrett ; vice-presidents, Messrs. F. O'Brien and C. Johansen ; secretary, Mr. F. Parter. For treasurer there were three nomina tions, namely, Messrs, R. Giles. G. Coch rane, and H. Jones, and a ballot will be taken at next meeting. The newly-formed branch then...
INVERELL. District Stock Board—Railway Service— Experimental Farm—District Council —Shire Councillors. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 16 May 1906
INVERELL. District Stock Board— Railway Service Experimental Farm— District Council —Shire Councillors. I The usual monthly meeting was held I on May. 3rd, when there was a large at I tendance, Mr. J. McNairn, president, in I .the chair. I Messrs. Higgins and McRoberts, pre I :sidents of the Dinton Vale and Myall I ?Creek branches respectively, were .pre | sent, and to them a cordial welcome was I .extended by the president. . ' 1 Mr. Higgins referred to the difficulties 1 .and disabilities by reason of the ab ?I onns~n i-.f o Vtn/-l- linarrl in flip 1 nVPVpil l] .district. At present they were governed j and out-voted by men living in Glen ij Innes. Inverell -was under- the jurisdic a tion of that board3 and whilst most of I the cash came from this part, they had II 'Only one representative on the board. fij They should insist on the districts being I] .divided, with the boudaries of Inverell M within the Shires of Ashford, Bannock 1 burn and Mclntyre. The first proposal a under th...
SPLENDID RAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 16 May 1906
^ ^ ^ ^ «E '» O *» * SPLENDID RAIN. Just at the time it was needed, and when the want of it was being severely felt in some districts, steady rain has fallen throughout the State. Practically the only areas which have not participat ed are a belt stretching across the north of the State, the north coast, and part of the south coast. The large majority of the falls are substantial, and in many instances, especially on the southera tablelands and the south-western slopes, they exceed an inch.
SPECIAL POULTRY SALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 16 May 1906
?»«fc^ ^ '» ^ ^ ^ *»p SPECIAL POULTRY SALE. The manager of the Poultry Farmers' Co-operative Society has circularised con stituents to the effect that arrangements have been made for holding a special sale in connection with the Exhibition of the Poultry Club of New South Wales, on the 1 6th instant, and clients are advised to forward small consignments of their first class birds. Visitors to the Exhibition will only have to cross the street to at tend the sale, as the buildings are con tiguous, in Parker Street, Haymarket.
"OPPORTUNITIES FOR FARMERS." [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 16 May 1906
-? ^ ?» ^ *?- ^ ?!» ^ ^^^m* 'OPPORTUNITIES FOR FARMERS.' Among the many pamphlets that were available to visitors at the recent Show was one entitled 'Opportunities for Far mers,' which was issued by Mr. E. F. Donkin, the agent in Australia for the leading American School which educates people all over the world by skilfullypre pared lesson charts and text-books. We might here quote one of the many typical instances that are shown in the pamphlet of the extreme value that the Scranton Schools of Correspondence have been to ambitious men and women : — 'Harry M. Moxley, the chief chemist for the Cleveland Steel Casting Company, was originally a farmer with very little time to spare. He enrolled in the chem istry course of the International Corres pondence Schools, and so diligently did he apply himself to a study for which he had a natural bent that he was soon en abled to take a position as laboratory as sistant. Continuing his training in the schools, he became successively ore sam ...