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THE RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 11 April 1924
THE RAINFALL. The following is the total rainfall for the three days ended at 9 a.m. on Thurs day: — Western : Tibooburra 10, Milparinka 3, White Cliffs 4, Hungerford 93, Wanaarlng 6, Barringun 4, Enngonia 14, Goodooga 7, Angledool 28, Oollarindahri 5, Brewarrina 6, Bourke 15, Loath 31, Tilpa 7, Cobar 153, . Nymagee 50, Mount Hope 52, Euabalong 103, Ivanhoe 15, MossgleV 37,'' Balranald 4.' N-W. PlainB: Boomi 191, Mungindi 64, Garah 237, Mogil 22, Pilliga. 22, Boggabilla 189, Moree 152, Millie 146, Bellata 112, Wee Waa 91, Narrabri 88, Burren Junction 26. ? C.-W. Plains: Walgett 11, Oarinda 20, Quambone 14, Coonamble .29, Gulargambone 66, Nyugan 52, Warren 216, Neyertire 121, Trangie 118, Narromino 58„ Gilgandra 40, Tottenham 54, Dandaloo 56, Peak Hill 67, Trundle 44, Condobolin 75, Ungarle 74, Glrllambone 42. Biverina: Cargelligo 76. Hillston 145, Boo ligal 62. Maude 40, Hay 26, Carrathool 169, Darlington Point 148, Moulamein 14, Arcue than 124, Barellan 119, Griffith 79, Lee ton .1...
WEATHER REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 11 April 1924
WEATHER REPORTS. Tho following Information Is compiled from the weather bulletins Issued by tho weather Bureau each morning. In the 'barometer' column will bo found tho readme corrected and brought down to sea-level of tho barometer at that station *2 ?3,v®n the last day of tho period reviewed. The 'temperatures' are first — 'jo highest recorded during tho period, second, the lowest recorded during tho period, third, the reading of the dry bulb thermometer at 9 a.m. on tho last day of the period. The 'weather' shows the state of the weather at 9 a.m. on the last day of the period; 'wind' is the direction and force at the same time, while tne last column shows the height and movement In feet and Inches of tho river at that time (where the town -is on the sea coast, the state of the sea Is given). PERIOD; 3 DAYS ENDED AT 9 AM. ON THURSDAY. Bar Read.) Temperatures. | 'Weather. | Wind. | River. Station. || Thur. | Max.| Min. 9 a.m.| ? Thur. | Thur. | Thur. 'Wllcannla ? 'Wentworth ? Bour...
DALGETY'S MACHINERY. COUNTRY VISITORS, PLEASE NOTE. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 11 April 1924
DALGETY'S MACHINERY. COUNTRY VISITORS, PLEASE NOTE. Dalgety's machinery showrooms at Miller's Foint, adjoining their big wool store, are now in readiness for the usual rush of visitors at Easter time. In lieu of exhibiting at the show ground, a special display is being made at Miller's Foint (several minutes' run in tram from Circular Quay) where the big range of machinery may be inspected in comfort and without the noise, heat and hustle experienced at the showground. All country visitors, therefore, will be welcomed, and demonstrations will be given daily in respect to the various lines handled by the company. Spare an hour or so, therefore, one day to see the famous AVolseley Sheep Shear ing Machine, which has just won the highest honors by having been select ed by the Exhibition Committee as the demonstrating machine at the great British Empire Exhibition on account of it being the pioneer and leader. FARM AND STATION. ''All types of Shearing and Crutcliing Plants will be on vie...
SUN AND MOON [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 11 April 1924
I SUN AND MOON SUtf. MOON, rises, sets, rises, sets. Day of Week. a.m p.m. a.m. p.m. Fri.. April 11 6.14 ... 5-58 ... 11.57 ... 10.2* p.m. Sat., April 12 ! ..5.15 ... 5.37 ... 12.44 ... 11.20 Sun. i April 13 6.16 ... 5.35 ... 1-29 ... — a.m. Mon., April 14 6.17 ... 5.34 ... 2.12 ... 12.15 Tuea.-, April 15 6.17 ... 5.33 ... 2.45 .. 1.12 Wed., April 16 6.18 . ... 5.32 ... 3.32 ... 2.14 Thur., April 17 6.19 ... 5.31 ... 4.10 ... 3.16 Fri., April 18 6.19 ... 5.30 ... 4.50 ... 4.22 Sat., April 19 6.20 ... 5.29 ... 5.^9 ... 5 .29 Sun., . April 23 6.21 ... 5.28 ... 6.13 ... 6.37 Mon., April 21 6.21 ... 5.27 ... 6.58 ... 7.48 Full Mood April 20, at 12.11 a.m. New Moon, May 4, at 9.0 a.m.
FARM PRODUCE MARKETS SUSSEX STREET & ALEXANDRIA THE WEEK'S SALES DAY BY DAY [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 11 April 1924
[?] SUSSEX STREET 1 AlEXfflllA THE WEEK'S SALES BAY BY DAY A good demand ruled for all dairy pro duce on Tuesday, and two days' activities ?were dono in ono, on account of tho holiday on Wednesday. Eggs and checso were steady, but thero was a slight slackening Id tho demand for hams. Forage -was very scarce in the forage and grain section of 'the street' on Tuesday, but prices did not vary Grain waa only in average demand. ' An unusually small yarding was received at Alexandria, a keen demand Was evinced for choice produce. Oaten chaff Bold from £6 15s to £8; wheaten, £5 15s to £6 15s; lucerne, £7; straw, £4 10a per ton Oats 3a 7d per bushel. No sales were hold on Wednesday, it being a public holiday. Sales of cheese, owing to the Easter rush, showed a remarkable increase on Thursday, but prices are unaltered as yet. After the holidays production will ease, and prices will then increase. Eggs were extremely scarce new laid and cold stored met with a good Bale. Sussex Street DAIRY PR...
A Pioneer Company Passes JOHN COOKE'S RECORD. EXAMPLE OF ORGANISATION. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 11 April 1924
A P[@ne@r Company Passes JOHN COOKE'S RECORD. EXAMPLE OF ORGANISATION. Companies, like individuals, live their allotted span of years and pass. A thousand pities that such a monu ment to the marked organising ability and business acumen of one of the great outstanding pioneers of the Australasian meat industry, as reveal ed by the John Co6ke Proprietary, Ltd., should be threatened with ex tinction. THE FOUNDER. The late John Cooke, the founder of this company, left Belfast, his native city, for the Antipodes a very sick young man. Landing in New Zealand, he was for a short period on the warehouse staff of one of the leading merchants of the South Island. He possessed a strong leaning to wards journalism, and before many months had passed in the country of his adoption, young Cooke became as sociated with the old Otago 'Guar- dian' as a pressman. This proved the turning point in a phenomenally successful business career — one of the Directors of the paper possessed big pastoral inter...
Winchcombe, Carson's Wool Review [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 11 April 1924
Wmcfaxsmmb®!, G&rsosti*® 'Wool Mewiew : We continue to-day further extracts fro sn Windtcomhc, Carson's Wool Review, and wo fool sure thoy will interest woolgrowera everywhere. far; had any noticeable effect on market values. It is apparent, however, that under less favorable circumstances they taust ptove decidedly harmful. If, for the sake of -example, rates had com menced to decline last November and every grower whose clip was not con signed hud rushed to sell it privately, chaos would have resulted and prices would have received a marked set-back. This article is written without preju dice. So far as actual turnover is con . cerned, selling brokers do not suffer much by country transactions. But workers and all the various industrial enterprises are each united bodies for the protection of their interests. Effec tive regulation of market offerings practically gives similar strength to wool producers for the sale of their product. If' that protection is desired, growers ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 11 April 1924
j j Psotsrcfltei /igoaS B. G. COHEN. 1 DO YOUR BUYING THROUGH MK ead cava Tisso and Worry, ! DUSEIES3 G&SJUED 00 AS USUAL Rccs&ussodcd by coveraJ . of ( thd Losd&ig PssScraSats m tho 8tato. ATLAS DIMUM2H2S Ffasr), s-sprfeg SjrsfBsy. 'Piiono. B2343. moEy''to ? ESS''' oves 'broad A©eas»M ^ M (6SH and a ksJf) S?er Cast. ARTHUR F. TMKA5J, % casl&scscsi GSrest, Gssfcsy. Refercsco: E. S. & A. Bosk, M.Q. I D8ASTHMA J TOE SEEAT ASTS4E8A REMEDY I Ko 6KKIE BJ.EEPI.EOS EJ6QHT8 I DO^AI-D ROSS & CO. I . AWQEt. Pt-AOE | FOETESCUE'S I.X.L. IMPROVED POISON CART THE SUREST, MOST EFFECTIVE AND MOST ECONOMICAL METHOD OF BABBIT DESTRUCTION. OVER 10,000 I.X.L. POISON CARTS PROVE THE CLAIM OF THE /. X. L. TO BE KING OF POISON CARTS. Its simplicity,, ef- a- feetlveness - and »w «- ?, w lightness of \\ draught aro out- ^ ,,,-—.8 etaroUno ,eaturc° Tlie IXU kaa beaten all com petitora In recognised field H I.X.L RABBIT POfSON la *) ) mixed under electrical proc...
Royal Agricultural Society Big improvements ON SHOW GROUND. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 11 April 1924
Royal Agricultural Society Big improvements ON SHOW GROUND. A number of Pressmen this week paid a visit to the Royal Agricultural Show Ground, where they were met by the Secretary (Mr. H. M. Somer), and shown a number of improvements that had been made since last Show. DOUBLE-DECK STAND. First and foremost is the huge double deck stand, that is built of re-mforced concrete, with a high tower. This stand will accommodate between 6S00 and 7000 people. The top floor is for the general public. The lower portion is entirely for members, and they will have little rea son to compln-in for all that has been done for their comfort. There is a bi' ladies' retiring-room that will be fitted up with carpets and comfortable chairs and lounges, an official dining room that will take about zw, ana a members' dining-room that will seat about 750. In addition, there is a public dining-room in the stand that will seat about 1000. These rooms are very attractively built. Underneath the members' portion...
THERE'S SOMETHING RADICALLY WRONG [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 11 April 1924
THERE'S SOMETHING : RADICALLY ? ' - , ' WRONG ? - ? ?Why do some of Australia's pro ducts pell for so much less in the British markets than similar products of lilco quality from other countries? It is a question that will Btand diBCussing 1 A cable messago from London to the Sydney 'Sun' states : 'Sir Philio , Lloyd-Graham (formerly President of tho Board of Trade) pointed out in the letter to the London 'Times,' that tfa© present price of New Zealand and s Australian butter is 1/8 per pound, \ compared with 1/11 for Danish, empha ' rising that house holders buying tho Empire product not only save three pence. a pound, but obtain an article second to hone.' It ia^ curious 1 Again and again Australian butter in competition with butter from all other butter-exporting countries at the London Show, has come oat with flying colours. Repeatedly, the Australian butter has been on top. N\-w we have Sir Phillip _ Loyd Graham, Who, no doubt, is writing by tho book, stating that the Australia...
NARRANDERA STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 11 April 1924
NARRANDERA STOCK SALE. LLOYD BROTHERS, Narrandera, report having held their usual monthly stock sale at Narrandera, on Friday, 4th April, when they yarded 8000 sheep and 611 cattle. Thero was a large ' attendance of buyers from Cobram, Wagga, Hay, Leeton, and surrounding districts, who were very pleased with the stock yarded, and the opinion was heard that the yarding for quality and condition was one oi ine Dest, mey asua seen for some time. Tho sheep comprised straight lipea of ?comeback and merino ewes (in lamb), and wethers, also pens of fat wethers and comeback weaners. Competition was keen throughout, both for sheep and cattle, and 7306 sheep and 611 cattle were dis posed of under the hammer at prices highly satisfactory to vendors, A few of the principal salea were :— 1000 cbk ewes, 4 and 3 years, in lamb to Eomney Marsh rams, at 37s Id, 355 ewes, 3 years, in lamb, 39s 6d, 201 ditto, '3 years, 37s 6d, others 35s and 33s 3d, 82 wethers, 3 years, fat, 45s, wethers, 3 years, for...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 11 April 1924
i .* ' ^ ^ ^ ^ - Tke ISSEl-Stt Built by Hudson under Hndson Patents The ESSEX-SIX possesses the fine perform- j ^ | ance which made the ESSEX-FOUR famous j j the world over, and in addition is more silent, j j more flexible, and more economical. Its ' j appearance also is improved, and at its price i ^LJULJ ^3g3^ .t represents unsurpassed value. | I Ensure earliest possible delivery by booking i your order now! j A Thirty Minute Ride will Win You. j a- i DALGETY & COMPANY, LTD ® s 136 Phillip Street, SYDNEY j 3 ? ? ? r rex ? i * * i i SALT* I 401- per Tom I At byec.ai- p,.,^ for- cash J exceptionally good line SHEEP and! 15ATTLE SALT, in 10 or 15-tonl truck loads, bagRed, on rails.J Victorian country loading station B Also HIGH-GRADE V/HITE SALT.I suitable tor liutchors, liakers, etc.,j at 45/- per ton. Samples and par-l ticulars as to freight rates, etc onl | application to — 'SALT,' ' j j Hox 42, Stock Exchange, Melbourne! | (When miswcrlnir. montiou tlila paper.) I
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 11 April 1924
ROHU REPAIRS CUN8. GUNS. GUNS. GUNS. To Shooters who contemplate a visit to Sydney for tho Fleet or Show— I extend a hearty invitation to you to inspect my wonderful stock of English- 8 made shot guns, and the World's best brands of Kepeating Rifles. I have .a 20-gauge gun that lias the killing power of a 12-gauge. A NEW WONDERFUL HIGH VELOCITY SHOT GUN SUPER X CARTRIDGE Will kill those wise old ducks that Joy-ride outside the range of the other cartridges; will kill foxes at 70 yards; price, 12 gauge, 3ln„ 35/- per 100, 8/3 per box; 20 and 10 gauge, 30/- per 100, 7/0 per box. Write for Latest Prlco List and Pamphlet. ISIL ROHU (late A.I.F.), Successor to w. Craham & Sons, Importer of High Grade FireamiSj 110s. Bathurst Street, Sydney.
VEGETABLE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 11 April 1924
VEGETABLE MARKET. BEANS: /6 to 2/6; peas. Wonders, 1/- to 3/-; Yorks, 1/. to 2/- per bushel-case. CABBAG&S: 2/. to 4/-; lettuce, /6 por dozen. TOMATOES: 1/- to 4/- per half-case. ONIONS: 11/6; swedes, 3/-; sweet pota toes, 3/- to 10/- per cwt. CARROTS: 2/6; parsnips, 3/-; beetroot, 3/-; white turnips, 3/6i; eschalotis, 3/6; radish, 1/-; rhubarb, 4/- per dozen bunches; chillies, 1/- per lb. PUMPKINS: 7/- to 8/-; vegetable mar. rojws, /6d to 1/6; watermelons, 2/- to 6/-; per dozen. POTATOES: Tasmanian, Brownells, 12/-; Bismarcks, 10/6; Pinkeyes, 10/-; Melbourne and local varieties, 9/- to 12/-.
SINGLETON STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 11 April 1924
SINGLETON STOCK SALE. GRAINGER and FALKINER, LTD., report that tho yarding of fat cattle on Wednes day was not a heavy one, made up prin cipally of cows and heifers of from fair to prime quality, with an odd peri of steers and bullocks. Buyers were in good attend ance, competition very active and last week's improved rates were maintained. Bul locks sold to £10 Es 6d, cows to £7 4s, hei fers to £6 18s, vealers to £5 8s. Store Cattle: The yarding was not so heavy, made up principally of heifers of fair quality, with a few pens of nice qua lity cows and mixed young cattle. Com petition was fairly good at about late rates. Steers made to £3 19s, cows to £2 18s 6d, heifers to £3 4s, calves to £1 5s. Springers : A fair number forward, the quality generally only fair. Competition was active and last week's improved rates were further advanced on. Best sorts mode to £13 15s. Calves : On account of the wet weather, the yarding was a light one, only 33 for ward. Competition was fairly active...
MAITLAND HORSE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 11 April 1924
MAITLAND HORSE MARKET. J. ENRIGHT reports selling 192 horses at Maitland Yards on Thursday last, 3rd April. The quality on the whole was inferior to recent yardings, and comprised mostly me dium draughts, rough light sorts and ponies, Good draughts are very scarce and eagerly sort after at late improved rate3, but aged, blemished and weedy sorts are only saleable at low rates. Best heavy draughts made to £35, active to £23, farm sorts to £20, aged sorts from £8; business cart sorts made to £15; best light horses to £16; blemished and aged from £2; best ponies to £14; weedy sorts from £2. » At above prices wo sold consignments for S. Unicomb, Muswellbrook; J. F. Cooper„ Blandford ; J. T. Foran, South Grafton ; A. P. Whito, Breeza; C. Doolin, Quirindi; P. D. Durham, Tenterfield; J. Frost, Tenter field; J. Richardson, Raymond Terrace; W. Hough, Tea Gardens; and smaller lots for Huntor River breeders and farmers.
MONDAY, APRIL 7th, 1924. E. W. SPARKE reports:— [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 11 April 1924
MONDAY, APRIL 7th, 1924. E. W. SFARKE reports:— Fat Cattle: About 1170 yarded. All de scriptions being represented. Taken as a whole the yarding was a good one in qua lity. There was a fair supply of good quality bullocks though no prime, a mod erate number of good cows, and again a large supply of medium to good young cattle and calves. The improved tone of last day's market for bullocks held gener ally but for other descriptions there waa no quotable change, although thero was some fluctuation during the day. Bost yards of bullocks to about £13, cows to £8 10s. I sold : F. K. and K. M. Mackay, Anam bah, 30 blks to £13 2s avg £12 7s 2d; Wm. Marshall, Bowman's Creek, 45 cows and h to £8 lis avg £7 7a 3d; Andrew Bowman, Ifuswellbrook, 2 1 blks to £10 8s 6d avg £9 16s ; J. P. Innes, South Orafton, 30 blks £10 163 avg £10 6s 6d; Doona Coy., Breeza, 23 blks to £8 8s 6d avg £7 19s 2d; J. Thorn ley. Gunnedah, 3 steers £8 6s; Y. Ormiston, do., 4 mxd to £9 8s 6d; H. Hewart, do., 5 cows s-vg...
CARBON BISULPHIDE AS A RABBIT DESTROYING AGENT. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 11 April 1924
CARBON BISULPH.DE AS A RABBIT DESTROYING AGENT. In undertaking the destruction of rab bits many systems have been tried, such as Digging Out, Poisoning, Trapping, Dog ging, Digging, and Ploughing-in, etc., but — This article proposes to deal with Fumi gation, which method, when conducted, or carried out in a proper manner, gives the best results, principally because the rabbiis are killed and buried underground, where the carcases decay, closed away from flies; furthermore, thi- rabbits do not co-operate in their own destruction, bnt are killed in quantities regardless of sex or size. Several fumigants or gasses, both in dry form and liquid form, have been experi mented with from time to' time. Too often those experiments have been conducted in a manner, and on a scale that gives no definite data except that they are success ful in a minor way. For very many years Carbon Bisulphide has been recognised as the most ell'ective material for fumigating or gassing rab bit's. In America it...