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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 6 June 1906
I Sword and Battleaxe Brooches These styles are having quite a run lately. They .*g are novel, effective in ^* wear, an I at 'our' prices comfortably with in the reach of most people, . . . . . Dot. Gold nnd Pond ICot. Cold ami Broooli, 2B/- I'ottrl Brooch, Larger, 40/ - 35/- ?y.g^SipCj^^L^r...,.,. , ? ?-.???.^—BfSJiia-Vii Dot. Qolcl and N,Z. UrcoaBtono Brooob, 18/8 ^?gPp^1*^ 'ct. Gold nnd N.Z. GrooonBtono flot. Onld, Penrl and ^t\ N.Z.GreonBtono Brooch, 2B/' &V/ Oat, Gold Mid N.Z, GroonBtono Uroooh, 1 3/8 [?] No less than 78 Butter Factories in New South Wales have the ' @gt«sul-?g+'
POULTRY ON THE FARM. THE LATE SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 6 June 1906
I- POULTRY ONTHeIfARM. - THE LATE SHOW. Contrary to expectations, the show of the Poultry Club was, from the standpoint of 'gate money,' a disap pointment. The site was most cen tral, entries were numerous, and the quality of the exhibits high-class, but the sight-seeing public did not roll up to the extent that was anticipated. It is a pity that interest in poultry shows is limited to the comparative few. Almost every householder in the State with any approach to a back-yard keeps a few fowls, but there are not ? l-im fnllf whn Iwln to SWL'II the JTatC. Those who attend are the enthusiasts, and they unfortunately are not suffi ciently numerous to make the show the success that it should be. ♦ ♦ * In the United Kingdom it is other wise. Successful poultry exhibitions may be counted during any year by hundreds. No doubt an important factor, contributing much to this state of affairs, is the large population ; but perhaps another, hardly less potent, is the more widespread interest ta...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 6 June 1906
IF YOU WEAR Y — ^TTT — '^ SPECTACLES ' Wni^ vs^gip It Ims probably not occurred to you thnt glasses which suited you perfectly two years or more ago. do not iissist your Right so well now. There is a reason lor this. , .... . . , . , . Changes take place in your eye«, ntid you should have them tested afresh at iiitervnlB of not more than two ycnrf. \°hei^ou-g°\^our-prMciitUic1aiMes you held your paper or book at a certain distance and '— * C°' Now' pONii'bly y'ou'liBVt to hold hat arm's length to read. This is evidence that the glasses f- , you are wearing are not strung enough for your eyes and want changing. 1 Let us test your eyes-lree ot any charge. We can supply »eu»es to milt each eye, fitud into your own frames, al the ' A. & C.' price of 3/G per pnir. ,,,..., Or. if you would like tn-.m filled in handsome 10 year guaranteed gold-filled frnuies-any style you select— we will supply these, complete in case, lor 10,8. Compare thU with what you paid before, or ask your fr...
FAT STOCK MARKETS. AT CORPORATION YARDS. PIGS. TUESDAY, MAY 20. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 6 June 1906
FAT STOCK MARKETS. AT CORPORATION YARDS. PIG8. TUESDAY, MAY 20. There were 1367 pigs penned, com prising all classes, the bulk, as usual, being porkers. The quality '-was made up from good to prime, the latter pre dominating. ' Buyers were in ' full at tendance, and, as the number was within requirements, competition was much better than previous week, with an all-round advance in values. Back fattcrs sold from 40/- to 60/-; heavy baconers, from 37/6 to 45/-.; good, from 34/-; others from 28/-; ^porkers, . .heavy weights, sold from 20/- to 28/- ; good, from 16/-; others cheaper;. suck- ers sold'. from.. 3'/- ;? stores, from 10/-. to :''S/-- ' '. ?'? : :? '-? ' '?: ?-.. ., '; FRIDAY, JUNE 1,:. -r There were 620 pigs penned, made up of all classes, the bulk-being pork ers, with a good number' of baconers, and but few backfatters. The quality throughout were from good to prime. Buyers were in usual attendance, and competed freely, causing values to re main firm at Tuesday's quotation. ...
CALVES. WEDNESDAY, MAY 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 6 June 1906
CALVES. WEDNESDAY, MAY 30. There were 247 calves and yearlings yarded, the bulk of which were of the large class, and the quality represen ted was from good to prime. Buyers were in full attendance, and competed well for all lines at an advance on values. Yearlings, best, sold from Go/- to So/-, a few odd ones dearer. Vealers of good quality sold from 30/ to 50/-. Calves, best, from 15/-; me dium and light, from S/-.
AT FLEMINGTON. THURSDAY, MAY 31. SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 6 June 1906
AT FLEMINCTON. THURSDAY, MAY 31. SHEEP. There were 28,700 sheep and lambs penned, all qualities being represented, with the exception of prime ; but there were a large number of good sheep forward that would weigh from 50II3. to 6olb., with but few of the latter. Crossbreds were scarce, but there was a fair number of ewes of good quality. Buyers were in full attendance, and competed well for all classes, but more particularly for those suitable for the export trade, and values all round showed an advance on previous sales. Quotations : Crossbred wethers sold from 17/6 to 21/-; crossbred ewes from 15/- to 18/-; best merino wethers sold from aj/- to 22/-, fair from 15/-, me dium from 1 2/6; merino ewes, best, made from 15/- to 18/4, others from 10/-. Result sales as follow : — Pitt, Son and Badgory, Ltd.— A. P. Co., Ltd., Woolabra, 1641 w 13/7, 489 w 16/6, 342 w 12/5; Walhallow Estate, Guyra, 366 xbe 18/-, 231 xbw 21/-, 175 i-/ic A\qx oc '-ILi A\qx $l\ '1/61 A\qx A. A. Co., Willow Tre...
LAMBS. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 6 June 1906
LAMBS. There were 4S2S lambs penned, made up of all classes. This number proved to be above requirements, and although buyers were in full attend ance, the sales lacked spirit, and lower values had to be accepted. Best sold from 12/- to 16/-, others from 7/6. Sales as follow : — Pitt, Son & Badgei-y, Ltd.— T J Wild, 31 at 14/11, 2S at 12/S to 12/11, 36 at 1 1/1 ; Southern agents, 9 at 13/S; C R. and G. P. Westmacott, S5 at 12/1 to 12/4, 17 at 10/11; W. Baker, 6 at 14/S, 13 at 12/-, 10 at 10/-, 13 at S/-; Executors W. F. Gordon, 13 at 14/-, S3 at 1 1/7, 14 at 10/10; Southern ag ents, 21 at 12/6 to .2/0; F. E. Bassing thwaighte, 102 at 12/S to 12/11, 9 at ii/9i W. Black, 30 at 13/7, 10 at 11/-; J. Mead, 20 at 10/-, 28 at 9/8, 0 at S/-. Winohoombe, Carson & Cp., Ltd.— A. Brouff, 47 at 11/10 to u/u ; Mac kenzie Bros., 100 at 11/4 to 11/6, 45 at 10/5 to 10/6; G. E. Meppem, 75 at 10/7 to 10,8, 23 at 0/8; Raby Estate, 20 at .I'/i,;38i.at,o/6; Mrs. E. A. M'Mahon, 22 at, 10/4...
ON THE WHARVES. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 6 June 1906
ON THE WHARVES. The usual end-of-the-month dulness prevailed on the wharves. Tasmanian potatoes were in full supply and dull, and maize was more plentiful than was expected. Improvement was notice able on Friday, and buying promises to be general next week. No advance in prices is expected, however, until further maize orders are received from outside Sources. We quote to-day as follows: — Wheat, — Prime milling 3/6, good 3/5 to 3/54 ; chickwheat, 3/4 to 3/5; Mani toba, 3/10 to 4/1, and Bobs, 3/7 to 3/S per bushel. Maize. — Primes't yellow, 2/0; white, 2/S per bushel. Oats.— Short white N.Z., 3/3; Alge rians, 2/10 to 3/1 ; short local oats, 2/8 to 2/10; long white local, 2/6 to 2/S per bushel. Barley.— Milling to 5/-, feed to 3/6, and Cape to 36 per bushel. Bran nd, and pollard i id to 11 id per bushel. Chaff. — Choice, 4/3 ; good, 3/9 to 4/-; inferior, 3/-. Lucerne chaff, 4/0 to 5/- per cwt. Oaten Hay. — Prime rack, 4'- to 4/3 ; chaffing sorts, 3/- to 3/6 per cwt. Luoerne. — Prime ...
DAIRY PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 6 June 1906
DAIRY PRODUCE. Business active; prices practically unchanged. Butter, — Choice, ioid ; 'seconds, ijd to old. ; inferior, Scl. per'.:IbV.: Cheese.— Local, prime 'toiif^ sid. to Gel ; large sld ; Kameruka chcdclar, 6d ; Bodalla, GJd per lb. Bacon. — Prime factory, sides,. sid to 6d ; special brands to 7d. Ham, in cloth, Sd to Sid ; bagged, ojd to gid ; special brands to ml per lb. Lard.— Bladders, Gd ; bulk, sid to SJcl per lb. Honey.— Choice, 3d to 3.UI; good, 2id ; inferior, 2cl per lb. Beeswax — Dark, 1/1 ; prime, 1/2 per lb.
RABBIT SKINS. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 6 June 1906
RABBIT SKINS. Messrs. Gco. Wilcox & Co., Young Street, Circular Quay, report as fol lows ; — At sales of 30th ult., prices ruled firm for best, winter skins, but sum mary sorts were rather difficult to clear. Competition closed at the fol lowing limits :— Best winters, i2d. to i3id. j firsts, lod. to i?d. ; medium, 7d. to lod. ; inferior and kittens, 2jd. to 6d. per lb.
CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 6 June 1906
CATTLE. There were 770 head of .cattle for ward, in which were a large number, of good useful bullocks, with a few . yards of prime, and a fair number of cows made up the number. The quan tity of the cattle was much inferior to Monday's yarding, but owing to the short supply values advanced for all classes. Best beef may be quoted at ? ' to 25/6 per 100 lbs.for best weight bul- , ! locks and cows, with a lower value for! , ) the medium quality. Quotations: — .'.',-. 4 Best heavy bullocks made.from £10 to „/,?. ,612/5/-, lighter from ,£8. Steers from'..;! .£5/1.0/-. Best heavy 'cows made -from. £6 to ,£8, medium from ,£4, ' Result sales as follow:— ? , . r; ..,v ?-.'? :. .Winohoombe, Carson & Co., Ltd.— '.^ Hamilton) Bros., 43-bullocks; 'tp-*fiB/-^M$ ;avg £8/1/3,; '26 , cows,:?tb r*6/8^,#M| ,£G/p/6 ;.-B. ??Buffieri' Farleyir'23' bu'llock'sMi ? O'Rourke, .-.::.:. Curlewis^ tf-% ?, :.V ^ll$kl| i I J. H. Johnstone (by ????1'rpaa)ifs5;-stfier,6SpMK Hill, Clark & Co., Ltd....
SHEEP. MONDAY, JUNE 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 6 June 1906
SHEEP. MONDAY, TUNE 4. There were 7539 sheep forward, in cluded in which there were 400 lambs. The quality represented was from fair to good, with a few medium, a large number being covered with splendid fleeces. Buyers were in large attend ance, and competed freely for all classes, but more particularly for the better grades, the market being good at slightly firmer values than those ruling on last Thursday. Quotation : —Merino wethers, best, sold from iS/ to 21/5; fair at from 14/6; others from 12/-. The merino ewes showed more condition than the wethers,, and: the best sold from 15/ to 17/8; a few odd ewes to 22/3 ; others sold from' 9/-. Crossbreds were not in-sufficient num ber forward to quote. Sales as follow : Pitt, Son & Badgery, Ltd.— Stirton Bros., Moree, 302 w 18/10, 85 w 21/5, 129 e 17/4, 95 e 15/2, 05 w 16/10, 0 xbw 22/7; W. Keen, Moree, 73 w 20/1 to 20/3, 457W i8/to to 18/11; 86 w 15/- to 1 s'/'i ; A. M. Draper, Reedy Creek, 278 .w 17/5 to 17/6, 7.5 w '6/-, 18...
LAMBS. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 6 June 1906
LAMBS. There were 400 forward, comprising all qualities, with but very few prime; Although buyers were in full attend r*.ii_ ancc, the demand was dull, and prices k-.A wcic lower than last Thuisday's quota tions. They sold from 7/- to 13/3. !}? Sales as follow : — if Hill, Clark & Co.— H. J. Johnston, H 10 at 13/3/8 at 12/3. !\ Weaver & Perry. — Northern agents, % 30 afis/io, 35 at 13/3. ',& ,,, (Maldon Bros.— M. M'Mahoh, junr., a? ^Btirren' Junction, 25 at 17/-, 40 at 16/8, fflfiJiJS5^*I.I/3j'14 at 9/85 H. M. Henderson, TKsiG-iinninduddy,'63 at 12/6, 43 at 11/3 to 'mml$i'/Ao at, 10/8 to ,10/to, 68 at 7/8; $8&®\lrs/E. E. Doyle, Boxhill, 20 at 12/2, mSte^ii/o; Estate late W. Cary, Carys fMfprt, 19 at 10/-.
SALTED AND UNSALTED BUTTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 6 June 1906
SALTED AND UNSALTED BUTTER. . In reply to a question concerning the difference in weight between salted and unsalted butter, Mr. Crowe, Vic torian Dairy Exports' Superintendent, says: — 'Salted butter includes fat, moisture, curd, salt, etc. Unsalted butter, as usually made for export, contains fat, moisture, curd, etc., and no salt. The average proportion of moisture in unsalted butter for ex port, analysed last season, was 0.73 per cent, more than in salted. . The from a given quantity of freshly churn ed butter' is influenced chiefly by the amount of moisture allowed to remain in the manufactured article, whether salted or unsalted ; but, all things equal, the addition of 'the, usual amount of salt (3 per cent.) and. one working increases the weight from' 1 to ii per cent. -With a second work -ing. the salt butter, tinder ordinary conditions, loses more thnn : 1}. per cent., whilst the' unsalted would lose very little;, and under such conditions a: given quantity of freshly churn...
ULLADULLA REFRIGERATING BUTTER COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 6 June 1906
ULLADULLA REFRIGERATINC BUTTER COMPANY. We have received a copy of the 20th half-yearly report of the above com pany, to be presented at the meeting of shareholders at Milton to-day. The report shews that the transactions dur ing the half-year, notwithstanding un favorable weather conditions, have been highly remunerative, the total profits being set down at £419 8s. sd. tm_ e _ _ r .1 r* . ._ -T 1 ? *.*. ? _£ 1 ne iaci ot me nrst graue ouiier 01 the company having realised the high est rates on the Sydney market, and that the exhibit of creamery butter for export was awarded second prize at the .Royal Agricultural Show, is cited as a proof of good management. ?
IS IT SOCIALISTIC? [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 6 June 1906
IS IT SOCIALISTIC? ?The writer does not profess to know much about socialism, having, only read a few extracts from the English translations of Marx, Lassellcs, and one or two others of that school, nor can I be termed a politician, not hav ing exercised the franchise for over fif teen ears. Yet I cannot help thinking that if grabbing the result of another man's hard-earned labour is socialistic, there is a considerable number of the dairymen of this State socialists, as well as the landlords. For example, a dairy farmer rents a farm for a term of, say, five years. He of his wife and family, and perhaps other paid laborers, he improves the value of the farm in the hope of getting a renewal of his lease at the end of the term. What is his surprise to find his next-door neighbour offering a rent value over his head, amounting to the improvements which he and his family have made on the farm, and if he is not prepared to advance the extra year ly rental his neighbour gets the farm. Ano...
LAND MONOPOLY. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 6 June 1906
LAND MONOPOLY. In a recent issue of 'The Farmer ? and Settler' the writer drew attention to the fact that land monopoly was a growing evil, and mentioned Shoal haven district amongst others as an in stance of its ruinous effects. ' Since then the Nowra (Shoalhaven) 'Colo- nist' has the following announcement to put before the Australian reader : — 'The public schools of Tcrrara and Wnrricrnn. nrn tn hr» rlnsnrl. nnrl nr rangements have been made to have the few children at each centre con veyed by coach to the Nowra school.' As the ' Colonist' rightly says: — 'There is not much news in this para graph' ; but, says thC'Lismore 'Chron- icle : ' The schools (in question) have fallen so much in status owing to. de crease in population that there is no chance of their again improving.' This1 is the experience of the writer, who has been watching the progress ( ?) of Australia for forty years. Take one instance : On the Wentworth Es tate in Illawarra, where forty children were raised fort...
THE FAVORITE TOMATO. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 6 June 1906
f HE FAVORITE TOMATO. Some growers, 'among them, the as tute Chinmrmrii put their seedlings out in, autumn, with the object of securing ' carjyjv fruit. If. planted early enough, thcy-fnake fair growth before the cold weather stops their progress. Should frost touch them, the grower's hopes arc at. an end, but this may be n verted by the erection of a slight hessinn ?shelter, -which will also exclude the wind. With the approach of spring they will make new growth, but de spite the prevalence of the practice, we do not think it possesses any ad vantage over spring-sown seedlings, which are kept going from the jump. To our mind the better plan is to sow the seed on n hot-bed (affording- some shelter) in July, and then, plant out when all clanger from frost is over,
A NEW FACTORY. AVON AND BARRINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 6 June 1906
A NEW FACTORY. AVON AND BARRINGTON. The Co-operative Factory, Gloucest er, has been duly completed and open ed under the most favorable condi tions, and is now in full working order. It is situated a little beyond the township of Gloucester, and is built in an excellent position as re gards delivery of cream, drainage and water- supply. The cream is delivered at the top of the building to a receiv ing platform, where, after being weighed and samples taken for test ing (the test-room being adjacent to the receiving platform), it is deliver ed through fluming by gravitation ?__. ,l_ .!? lit ._.___ _\\ _. ? _,..„. _ 1 A ? into inree 01 naygoou s paicni aiienj pcrators, which are fitted with their latest type of coil, and through which cold brine is circulated by means of one of their positive rotary pumps. The main shafting is driven by a very hand some horizontal 8 horse-power steam engine, as usually supplied by Way good, Ltd. The steam is generated for this in a 16 horse-power horiz...