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Meat Restrictions Affect Store Sheep Market [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
Meat Restrictions Affect Store Sheep Market Sydney. — Uncertainty over1 what meat restrictions ' really mean is ad versely affecting the store sheep mar ket, more especially aged sheep, and there is not the usual transaction of business, that follows the' breaking of a drought. This .is stated ,in a report issued by the Australian Wool Council. The ?report adds that stock, agents report good enquiry . for young owes and young' wethers. A particularly strong demand continues for :istore catf le, and selling agents-report thousands of store cattle are- being' brought into N.S.W. from Queensland, many of which are intended for keeping grass for^sheep. ? The report adds that in N.S.W. everything . pointod to a good autumn seasonally throughout practically the whole of the State.
Melbourne Sheep and Lamb Market PRICES IMPROVE [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
Melbourne Sheep and Lamb Market ??'? PRICES IMPROVE ?Crossbred wethers, shorn last June, made to 27/1 a head at Newmarket this week, the highest price this sea- ? son. Fat sheep prices improved because of a lighter yarding, 25,000 against 27,000 last Tuesday. Fat Iamb3 opened 1/ lower, but later recovered to la&t' week's rates. ' Competition for stores was brisk, with values ? firm. Prime crossbred wethers sold from 17/ to 20/, extra* 21/ to. 21/7. medium and plain -14/ to 15/; merino wethera, JO/ to 13/, extra 16/ to 22/6, plain 7/ to 9/; fat ewes, 10/ to 12/, extra 14/ to 19/7, plain 5/ to 7/. Primo wether mutton, 34d. to 4d. a Ib., heavy 3d.- to 3}d.; 2-tooth, 4d. to 44-1, medium and ' plain 2d. to 2Jd.; prime ewe, 2Jd to 3Jd., heavy 2}d; to 2:}d., medium and plain lid. to 2d. ,-jFAT' LAMBS. — Yarding, 30,500— 500 fewer. Primo crossbred lambs, ,13/ to 18/, extra 21/ to 23/8, plain 10/ to 11/; woolly, 17/ to 21/, extra 24/. Prime lamb quoted. 5Jd. to 6Jd. a ib., extra 4?d....
Notes From the Coursing Ground Albury [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
Notes From the: Coursing Gsroimd ; T .?..«?. ? *«-By 'Observation' Albury Backed like a , good thing in ; tho Hume Stake last Saturday night, Bob Ft'i-rar's Rusty Pharmindii, trained by 'Artie' Ryan, never left the issue in Joubl.-Edwin was the early' leader, but when heads were turned for home Rusty' streaked away to win comfort ably from Brinisto, who showed his first irlinvnso'-.bf- form for 'some ?, time. ? o ? 1. — Edwin, who appeared to tire, was_ a head away in third place. Andy Sunshine- seemed ? to ' the writer, to be unlucky in the.' 6 00 yards Newmarket Stake. Last away Andy made up his ground at a great rate and was in front at the 285 box. The' effort evidently told its tale and hoj commenced to shorten Ins stride, going under by a narrow margin to Daventry Lass. * * * i Tn winning Hie Newmarket Slake, Daventry Lass gave owner-trainer Ten. Lucas his second win on the night, Red 'Billy, always at a short quote, having previously accounted for tho Lavington Stake. In this...
MELBOURNE POULTRY PRICES STEADY [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
MELBOURNE POULTRY PRICES STEADY Prime Muscovy drakelings, 9/ to 11/ a pair, medium to good 6/6 to 8/6; prime Muscovy ducklings, 5/ to 6/f, medium to good 3/6 to 4/; ordinary ducks and ducklings, 3/ to 5/6; prime roosters, 10/ to 13/3 medium 5/6, to 7/6; stags and staggy roosters,, 3/ to to 4/6; prime chickens, 7/6 to 9/9. medium to 'go.od 4/6 to 0/, small 2/6 to' 4/; prime W.L. chickoris,'5/ to 5/9, small 4/6 'to' 5/; 'best W.L. hens, 4/6 to 0/, specials to 7/, small 2/9 to 3/9; primo pullets, 6/ to 7/, medium to good 2/6 to 4/. ,
Tumut Races [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
. Tumut Races R esults of first day 's . Tu m ut Tii rf Club's annual meeting were: — Maiden Plate, 5 fur.— Cheery Lai1., 8.4 (J. Naughton), 1;' Jazz Dancer, 8.11 (F. Mclntyre), 2; Lunar Son, 8.11 (G. Eccleston), 3. Others: Mur rumbah, Dainty Minx, Revion, Ample Thorn, Equinox, Lavana, Paulalle, Sheila's Last, Fanstar. Betting: 5/2 Cheory Lad, 3/1 Jazz Dancer, 6 Pau lalle, 7 Lavanrca, 8 Ample Thorne. 10 Lunar Son and others. Neck, halt1 length. Time, 1.2 1-5. Newmarket Handicap, 5 fur. — Re- ception, 1.0.5 (T. Green), 1; Carnst, 7.9 (R. Curley), 2; Murmar,, 7.12 (Patterson), 3. Others: Mandawarra. Going, Maranta, Temple Morn, Lord Karbyjie. Bolting: Evens Reception, 4 Carnst, 6 Going, .Mandawarra, 10 Murmar and others. Three lengths, head. Time, 1.2 2-5. John Elliot Handicap, one mile. — Air Toy, 7.7 (L. Silburn), 1; Gracita. 9.0 (J. Manning), 2; Farr Son, 8.12 (F. Mclntyre), 3. Only starters. Bet ,ting: 6/4 on Gracita, 6/4 agst Farr Son, 4 Air Toy. Head. 2+ lengths. Progressive 'Ha...
ALBURY MARKETS PRODUCE Thursday, February 20. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
ALBURY MARKETS PRODUCE : Thursdav. FebruarV 20. Bran, 1/7 per busnel;- pollard, . 1/7 per. bushel; flour, sacks, 150's 21/ cash, 22/' booked, .50 's 8/3, 8/6, 25 's 4/3, 4/5; creamery butter, 1/8 pet Ib. (no booking charge) ; hen eggs, 1/3 booked a dozen; bacon, roll 1/5, rashers 1/6, 1/7; middle, 1/7, 1/8; rashers 1/8, 1/9; hams, 1/6 per Ib.; potatoes. 2/6 per qr.j onions, 24d. .per Ib.
Cowra Special Cattle Sale [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
Cowra Special Cattle Sale Norman' C. Bellamy and Co. report on1 their special cattle sale at' Cowra last Friday, February 14: — An excellent quality yarding, total ling 1300- head of cattle in splendid condition, including 250 good equality fats. All descriptions in both sections wero moderately represented'. , The .quality, was . quite up to. tno- usual n-gn standard- Competition from '.a large number of local and outside buyers was exceptionally keen in both sec tions throughout the sale, with values easily 10/ to 15/ abovo vendors' ex pectations, -with prime quality fats even dearer. - With the exception of three small pens, a total clearance was effected. . Quotations. — Fats: Steers, prime, £12/16/ to .'£13/11/; good, £10/3/ to £12/2/; light, £8/19/ to £9/11/; cows, prime, £11 'to £12/18/; good, £8/16/ to £9/11/; vealers, prime, £8, to £9/9/; good, £6/10/ to £7/8/; small, £5;' yearlings/,, prime,, heavy, £9/16/ to! £11; ? good, £6/l'8/ to £8/4/; ? heifors, ''good, ' £8/1/ to £8...
The Rock Market [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
The Rock Market Dalgety and Co. Ltd. (inc. in Eng.), Wagga, in conjunction . witli their agent at The Eock, Mr. ,C. -H. Hodges, report: — We ? held our ' usual monthly market at' The Eock last Friday, Fab ruary 14, when we yarded 5000 sheep to a*good attendance of. district buy ers. The yarding was' not up to the hirrh efnTi/Iaivl n4-'l.f}iA. llRllft? ^ salt-st fl.fc The Eock, and comprised a large num ber of aged ewes in low condition. Competition, however, was, keen and a clearance of tho major portion of the yarding was effected at firmer prices than those that had been ruling at previous sales during the week. Some of the sales effected were: — Crossbred mixed sex weane/s, 9/, 11/, 11/11, 13/; crossbred ewes, 1 year, 16/1; crossbred wether weaners, small, 8/6, 10/4; Corriedale ewes, 17/11, 16/10; comeback ewes, aged, 8/9; comeback owes, ,3 and 4 years old, 1%/G; Cor riedalo '-wether weaners, 9/6; Corrie dalo ewe weaners, 12/9; merino ewes, aged, from- 3/6 to 8/. Cattle: Jersey c...
WOOL APPRAISEMENTS [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
WOOL APPRAISEMENTS An excellent selection of spinners' wools, both merino and crossbred, was available for the final appraisement last week in Melbourne, but in a num ber of cases values in 'the superior lines were offset by lack of care in skirting and irregularity in condition. Appraisement results included: — Mor- giana/N.S.W. (Ilolbrook)', sup com 183d, f cbk 18d, aaa sbk 18d.; JC/— / Oberne (Tarcutta), aaa h 16Jd, aaa w 16d, aaa ,144d; JL/Lyola/STD (Bushy Park), aaa h and f 18id, aa 16|d, a 164d; HP (conj. in circle),' Narrawa (Holbrobk), cbk 16Jd, aaa x 15|, aa 15Jd.
Lord Halifax Never Satisfied the British People's Conception Of a Foreign Secretary [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
[?] a^f^H^^^^^BVHmvn^p^v^^^PK As* 1940 draws tp a close there is a quickenihg of the pulse of events, Gfice when war was a battle of armies winter brought a respite for i armies cannot manouvre on i iho fvny.fin arming. Tn this' strangest of all wars, how Eiver, the greatest military power, of Europe is fighting the greatest naval power. Since their armies cannot meet, the battle is in the air and in the guerilla warfare of the sea. Therefore, no respite comes with winter since, the oceans do not freeze and the air is a route Lhat is never closed. There- is another battle going )n behind the scenes that is just as intense and just as in cessant as the attacks of the jomber and the submarine. The struggle of diplomacy has reached crisis point. Both \ in London and Berlin it is realised that the sands are running out and that soon the politicians will have to leave everything ,to the decision of the guns. _ ?, I Lord Halifax :is the curious prQ tagonist of the British side. Ribbcn1 Ir...
V.R.C. Double [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
V.R.C. Double A feature of the Newmarket Han dicap and Australian Clip discussions is that the favorite for each race is liable to bo rehandicapp.ed because of successes on Saturday. The weight' which Zonda will carry in the New market and Apostrophe in the Cup will not be known iintil Monday next. Zonda may run in the Futurity Stakes to-morrow (Saturday), but this race is not a .handicap. Lucrative was coupled with Apostrophe and other fancied candidates during the week, while Dhoti and Gold .Salute were in clined* to ease. Unishak was relieved of his engagement in the race. The latest order of favoritism is: — Newmarket Handicap . : High Caste, Zonda. ?Lucrative. All Veil, Mildura. Salute, Pure Gold, Scarlet Toi, head ing. Australian Cup Apostrophe. Dashing Cavalier, Tidal 'Wave. Wilson. Pantler, Saul, Tetuaniu, Mac Rob. Bianca, Companion, Our Boy.
TURF NOTES ON AND OFF THE COURSE [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
TURF NOTES Specially Written for 'The Banner' By 'Newhaven' Xfci^K I. ^l i^^»k M » W^0 ^m^r m. m II II J* m^*m , Ajax won the last three Futurity, Stakes, and last year, under 10.5, .put up. a record for the race, running tho seven furlongs in 1.24. Winooka's 1.24J in 1933 was the previous best. There are some good 'uns engaged to morrow (Saturday) and the pace should be a cracker. 1.23 is the fastest Australasian time for seven furlongs, and stands to the credit of Lough Neagh and Mohican. Only two 5/ tickets were taken out on-the winning treble totalisator at the Kalgoorlie trotting meeting on Satur day and were worth £579/9/ to the holders. One ticket which was shared by eight people has :been presented and the amount collected, but the other ticket has not yet been sub mitted. ??.??? :|: * * Evidence was concluded on Monday at the inquiry iby V.R.C. stipendiary stewards into the form of Sir Romeo, winner of the Salisbury Welter at Flemington on Saturday, compared wmi nis running...
The Office Dog [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
TilS MlZU Ogggf TNVISBBLE silk stocking's have been produced in Now York. If ladies dispense with stock ' ings in an Endeavour to imitate this fashion the manufacturers 1 will regard it as a breach of copyright. ' 'A MAN complained to a Lon don magistrate that his wifo had thrown him downstairs twice within a 'fortnight But why. worry a , magistrate? What's the matter with a bungalow? ?' * TT is not production, but dis tribution, that is ono of tho groat problems of to-day, an American .industrialist tells us. ♦ Any bald man realises this when ho shavos. A DINE-Camera film of a bat talion's siports meeting was eaten by tho unit's goat mascot. What one might call a reel meal. ? ' *? '?- ?pEDESTRIANS should bo seen ' and not hurt. ,.:??*. ? . , - TN the opinion of a magistrate, the rising generation retires too late. Or just about the time' tho retiring, generation rises. ? .'? '?'?'? ?... .'?? ; / , ' (rpHE man who can say 'Yes' and 'No' at the right time has the greatest command of ...
BEECHWORTH [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
BEECHWORTH At the adjourned annual meeting of the Beechworth sub-branch of the E.S.S.I.L.A. the following office-bearers were elected: -President, Cr. D. Nan kervis ; ?vice-presidents, Messrs. J. D. O 'Sullivan, E. A. Zwar, T. Waterson and C. J. S. Wells; secretary and treasurer, ivir. ivi. w. xievey; auditors, Messrs. G. Thompson and Wells. Votes ' of.. thanks for their, services during the first year were passed to Messrs. C. II. Allchin (president) and Mi. . G. Hevey (secretary). Mr. Hevey, in re turning thanks, stressed the necessity of every member pulling his weight, and ' thus assist in advancing the objects of the league. It was resolved that -the attention of the State execu tive be drawn to the fact that able bodied young men were being accepted as clerks for service in Australia. Much interest was- taken in a bowl ing match between teams representing the Lawn Tennis Club and the Fire Brigade, which was played on Beech worth Bowling Club greens in aid of patriotic funds. T...
HAVE YOU RECEIVED AN INTERESTING LETTER? 2/6 PRIZES FOR BEST EXTRACTS [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
I; '? . !?'''? I I I i ? ? ? a ? ?? — . : Have you received a letter from a soldier, sailer o:1 airman serving overseas that you have found so interest ing that you have passed it on to your friends to read Y If you liave then why not let an even wider circle of friends read it. i ' ? Every Australian to-day is interested to know the I experiences',5 amusing and otherwise, of its brave younjy ! men overseas, and through 'the 'Albury Banner' an opportunity is provided to let your husband's, your son's or your friend's experiences show the readers of the 'Albury Banner' the spirit of our fighting forces. Each week the 'Banner' will give four prizes of 2/6 each to the; most interesting extracts from letters sent in. Fill in the entry form below, attach it to your own ~ extracts from. the letter, and send it in. Remember, there is no; need to send in the whole of that trecsurrjd letter, jii'st the most interesting extracts. - ATTACH THIS FORM TO YOUR LETTER ?'] To 'The Albury Banner, '....
COUNTRY NEWS (Continued) GREEK DAY APPEAL LAUNCHED AT HOLBROOK [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
[?] ? (Continued) ? ' GREEK DAY APPEAL LAUNCHED AT HOLBROOK , . HOLBKOOK.— At a meeting of the Patriotic and War Fund Committee, the €onsul-:General for Greece and the Committee of Australia's Greek Day appealed for funds to provide comforts and equipment for Greek' soldiers, and asked that a Greek Day be organised. The secretary stated the letters had been handed on to the committee by Holibrook Shire Council. It was agreed that Messrs. Scott, Lowers and Webb' conter with. ±iolbroo]c iDrancii ot tne R.S. and S.I.I/.A. with the object of seeking the co-operation of that toodyj in the appeal. Contributions arc to toe solicited towards the appeal, and £25' is to be donated by Holbrook Shire Patriotic and War Fund. Holbrook « Shire .Council is to 'be aaked for a donation towards the appeal and foe jthe use of the park and free electric flight for the carnival on March 1. iL.-Cpl. G. 0. Mackie and Lieut. J. S. Fox thanked committee for contri bution of £10 sent for sleeping bags appeal....