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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 18 April 1924
it J¥c m — ' Amd Save Moms? | By sending us your, Fat Stock fco sell. ' I By sending us particulars of your Stock and Property. , 1, Our Splendid Organisation is the result of 50 YEARS csrs&l ' ' 1 j study of HOW BEST TO SERVE OUR CLIENTS. § GIVE US - A TRIAL ;? WILKINSON & x&VENDER, LliSlTEO ' SYDNEY, MELBOURNE. HAY,' SaLLSTON AND CARRATHOOL | BLOW 1 FLY ?- ? ? WIILSf ©P J1TTI1® ®Et — ©IHTMIlf I Gives immunity for at least 4 months. INSURES a Healthy Flock, full LAMB muster after marking. KILLS the FLY and MAGGOT, prevents restriking, heals wounds. ! NO ARSENIC, MERCURY, or other Poisonous ingredients. Harmless in application. Effective, Cheap. , MANUFACTURERS OF SASSAFROL. MANUFACTURERS OF SASSAFROL, . Fly Killer, Insecticide, Orchard Spray, Disinfectant, Deordorant. Garden Spray. AGENTS FOR DAY, SON & HEWITTS' AGENTS FOR RUST RID BOILER FLUID. Famous World-wide Royal . Prevents Rusts, Scale, and Veterinary Medicines. Pitting. ROYAL SHOW. — We have ...
Fruit Markets MUNICIPAL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 18 April 1924
Fruit Markets MUNICIPAL MARKET. APPLES: Local t choice dessert, 10/- to mi-; email, 4 j. to 9/-; cooking, to 10/-; Tasmanian, Twig Davids, 9/- to 11/-; Aleo., 8 U to 10/-; Alf., 9/- to 12/-; French Crabo, 10/- to 14/- per 100 lbs. BANANAS: 10/- to 32/- per case. fflTatrS FBUIT8: American navel orangea 28/- to 32/-; local to 9/-; lemons. 5/- to 7/ per bushel case. GEAPE3: Muscatels, ohoice black 15/-; Black Hamburgs, 4/- to 10/-; white varie ties 3/- to 6/-; Cornlchons, 6/-, to 9/ per halfcase. PEACHES: From 2/- to 6/- per half-case; Victorian, 3 j. to 9/- per ease. PABSIONFEUIT: 4/- to 16/-; extra choice 22jL per half-bushol case. PEAIBS: Local, 5/- to 12/-; green, 2J- to per case. 5/.; Victorian, 4/- to 10/-; oooking 3/- to 6/ Tasmanian, Winter C., 5/- to' 6/-; B.B., Al to 576; G.S., 3/6 to 4/6; Duchcss, 3/6 to 4/6. per case. _ , PINEAPPLES: Queens, 51. to 15/-; Bip pleys, 61- to 12/- per caBe. PLTTM8: Victorian, 7/- to 10/- per case; local, choice dark, 3/- to 71; light 4/--; smal...
TWILIGHT CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 18 April 1924
TWILIGHT CRICKET. Probably the most extraordinary game of jfirst-grade cricket ever seen in Sydney was played at- Manly on Saturday. It was the last game of the season and Gordon was out to boat Manlv at all costs, so as to win tha Club Championship. Manly batted first and knocked up 135. At 20 minutes to 5 Gordon went in and at once went' for the bowling. It was batting against time. An, un derstanding had been arrived at be tween the two captains that only th® batsmen should be allowed to appeal against the light. By ' 5.30 the light was too bad for cricket, but Gordon batted on. After a while the spectators could not see the ?-a.'l? and only the sound of -the ball hitting^ the bat told them what was doing. Many of the spectators around the fence struck matches as a sort of en couragement to the cricketers. Excite ment was at fever heat. - Just on the stroke of 6 Gordon won the game after losing six wickets'. The opprobrious' phrase, 'sunshine cricketers' can not be applied to Gor...
SINGLETON STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 18 April 1924
8INCLETON STOCK SALES. GRAINGER and FA1KINER, LTD., report that tho yarding of fat cattle on Wednesday was not a heavy. one,, beins madc up wholly of cows, heifers, and a few pens of good to prime vealers. There was an excellent attendance of buyers, competition through out was exceptionally brisk and values for all descriptions Bhow a decided advance on last week's improved rates. . Fat cows made to £8 10s, heifers to £8 9s, vealers to 25 19s. Store Cattlo: The yarding was a small onet made up principally of Btocrs and cows of from fair to good quality, with a few pens of mixed young cattle. No bullocks forward. Competition was very good throughout at values showing a slight im provement on la£t week's firm rates. Steers made to £4 8s, cows to £3 5s, cows and calves to £4 16s, heifers to £3 6s. Springers :- A fair number yarded, mostly backward sorts of only plain quality, with a levr fonward cows of fair Quality. There was a good attendance of buyers, competi tion throughout was v...
GOULBURN STOCK MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 18 April 1924
GOULBURN STOCK MARKETS. W. H. WHEATLBY reports on the sales of Wednesday last: — .Although few outside butchers wore pre sent at Wednesday's sales, there was good competition, due mainly to looal buyors operating freely. Fat Sheep : Small yarding. Market very firm, with prices showing an advance on last week's sales. Merino wethers sold to 40s 3d, xbred owes to 38s, and xb lambs to 29b, cbk wethers to 38s. Our sales inoluded: Merino wethers, account Mr. D. McDonald, Eoasivillo, at 40b 3d, xbred ewes, account Mr. S. J. McDonald, Mummell, at 37s, and xbred lambs at 29s. Fat- Cattle: Fair yarding, which met with good competition and prices showed an ad vance on recent sales, the value of best beef approaching 30s per 100 lbs. Bullocks sold to £9 7s 6d, prime cows to £8 12s 6d, ateer3 £5 to £6 lis; hfrs. to £5, one extra prime heifer making £9, vealers at £3 15s. Few yards of dairy cowb, one extra good cow making £18. No store sheep yarded.
FIREWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 18 April 1924
FIREWOOD. Best box, 32/- j good, 30/-; best stringy bark, 31/9; good 30/-; mxd. wood 20/- to 24/-; ironbark, 20/- to 24/-; best bakers wood 25/-; good 24/-; inferior 16/- to 18/ ? per ton. lambs to 31s; account J. B. E. Hyloa, Biggs dale ewes, 493 xbred 35a 6d, 164 merino 36s, 200 merino 32a 9d, 223 merino 32s 6d; account W. V. Smith, Welcome Reefs, 782 m, wethers 32a 3d. 310 m. owes 32a, 267 m. wethers 34s 9d, 68 agod merino wethers 29s 6d; account Gun. dary Estate, merino wethers, 1913, 33b 3d, 400 36s 6d, 200 34s, 2S0 33s 3d; account G. F. Bolton, Woodhousclee, 195 merino owes 31s 3d, crossbred Iambs 29s ; aocount J. J. Col lett, South Hill, 3049 mixed sheep, including merino wetheps, 35s 9d, merino ewes 34s 3d. Romney ewes 34s 9d, comeback ewes 32s 3d. xbred lambs 30s 3d, Romney rams £3 3s; account L. H. Ticknor, Bronte, merino ewea 52a 3d; aocount Sloeman and Co., Yass, merino ewes 38s 6d; account W. Quilty, comeback lamba 303 6d; account 8. Davy, Laggfln, xbred ewes 29s; accou...
33,040,000 BUSHELS. N.S.W. HARVEST. FINAL FIGURES. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 18 April 1924
33,040,000 BUSHELS. N.S.W. HARVEST. FINAL FIGURES. The final returns of the result of the wheat harvest for the season 1923 24 have been received by the Govern ment Statistician (Mr. H. A. Smith) & the quantities produced of grain and or hay were made available this week The results were compiled irom re turns which were made after the crops had been harvested, and depend upon statements furnished by each of 17 ,800 wheat growers in the State. The area harvested for grain was 2,914,0-0 acres, including 106,642 acres, which failed entirely. The area cut for hay was 694,140 acres, including il,044 acres which failed. The fed-off area was 30,238 acres, making a total of 3,909,440 acres sown with wheat The grain harvested amounted to 11,013,377 bags, equivalent to 33,040, 000 bushels, or 11.3 bushels per acre. The production of hay ' was 700,060 tons, or an average of 1 ton per acre. In January, from an estimate based on returns supplied by the individual growers, it was anticip...
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 18 April 1924
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. JAPONETTE.— So you have been thinking of joining tlie League for four years. It is nearly a life-time! The time to join the League really is just as soon as you think of it. Such plea sure should never be postponed. There is no time like the pleasant. Rain has come to the North-west, and now we hear that what was a desert is blossoming like the rose. Rain is the magic maker in Australia. Rain makes all good) things possible, and now that the State has the rain we are all look ing forward to better times. I am glad that you like the Magazine Section of the Journal. It is an attrac tive section, and better iB coming. We will be pleased to Bee those snaps when you have them ready. Our Magazine Section offers great opportunities for League photographers. Send in the snaps ! CHEltltY. — The name is goodl As you love reading the League letters, you are evidently a true blue Leaguer. Yes, the debating club has started, aud it will become just what the Leaguers ma...
Country Stock Markets. MAITLAND FAT STOCK MARKET. J. ENRIGHT reports:— [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 18 April 1924
Country Stock Markets MAITLAND FAT STOCK MARKET. J. ENRIGHT reports: — 1470 fat cattle yarded it Maitland Yards on. Monday last, 14th April. The yarding comprised all descriptions, cows and mixed young cattle were in the majority, although tho showing oi good io prime bullocks was better than last uuy. 'lUKing tne quality on a whole it waa satistactory to the trade. The usual buyers wore present .and com petition was active, more especially for good bullocks, which were 10s to 203 dearer with cows and other Borts about 'equal to last day. Beet oullocks made to £15 lis, prime me dium to £12, prime light to £9, rough sorts lrorn £5 10a ; best cows made to £9, medium from £4; best yearlings to £7 108, inferior irom £2 10s. ? W e sold : Account Hon. John Morrissey, Alinembah, 42 blks to £11 18s 6d ave £11, 11 ?cows £7 6s ; Doona Co., Breeza, .2 6teers £8 3s 6d, 9 cows. £6 10s, 22 vealers to £5 16s avg £4 lis 6d; T. F. and J. GrillB, Tenterfield, lo blks to £1Z lis ave £14 3e, 16 cows to...
AT THE SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 18 April 1924
AT THE SHOW. Dear 'Planets,' — I suppose you will think I am dead, for X have not written you for such a Jong time, but I have been very busy. I have been to the Lake Swansea: it is a verv nice seaside lesort, and quite a lot of people have been there this time of the year. We did quite a lot of swim ming and boating, and I ? am quite an expert swimmer now ; we came back as brown as berries. Sunburn is all right at first, but the after effccts are not at all nice. Maitland Show was held here last week, and it was really tho best show we have ever held : some of the district oxhibits wore really wonderful.- They were displayed in the pavilion, find each oxhibit included fruit, wool, vegetables and produce. I got first prize for the best girl ridor under sevonteen. I also rode in the Ladies' Flag Race,, and won my heat, and came third in the final. My team beat the Ladies' Professional team in the relay flag race1 on horses. I am thinking of going down to the Sydney Show. Do you think...
VEGETABLE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 18 April 1924
VEGETABLE MARKET. BEAKS: 1/- to 4/-; peas, Wonders, 2/- to 4/-* Yorka, 1/- to 3/- per bushel-case. CABBAGES: 2/- to 5/-; lettuos, /6; Cauli flowers, 8/- to 16/- per dozen. TOflATOES: 21- to 5/-; ex. choice, npo, 6/- per half-caso; onions, 11/6; swedes, 10/-; sweet potatoes 3/- to 8/- per cwt. CARROTS: 1/6; parsnips 2/-; beetroot, 3/-; white turnips, 3/6; eschalots, 3/6; radish, 1/-; dliubarb, 4/- per dozen bun ches; chillies, 1/- per lb. PUMPKINS: 71- to 8/-; vegetable mar rows, /6d to 1/6; watermelons, 21- to 6/-; per dozen. POTATOES: Tasmanian, BrownellB, 12/-; Bismarcks, 10/6; Pinkeyes, 10/-; Melbourne and local varieties, 9/- to 12/-.
ADVENTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 18 April 1924
ADVENTURE. Dear 'Planets,' — Tap, tap, tap! Can I come in? I'm just anotner to join your happy band if I may. Everyone seems so anxious for mail days once they havo joined the League, and_ I will bo just as anxious now to see if I've been admitted. I'm going to tell you of my adven ture this afternoon, with — oh, no! — not a wild bull — but just merely a com mon everyday old wheelbarrow and centipede! Well, first of all, mother has a mania for bouvardias, _ and she wanted somo rubbish heap, dirt of all things, to put round them. Sp poor mo must get out the wheelbarrow and shovel, and set ofF'on my errand. Tho boys not being at home was the reason I had to do it. The rubbish heap being down the hill, I got there alright, running. I set the barrow down and began to dig. 1 threw the first shovelful in and over the barrow went — a few naughty words, and it was set up again. When I had it nearly full, I started home — uphill— Gee! Talk about a labor of love ! After going a few yards, I s...
BATHURST-STREET. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 18 April 1924
BATH U RST-STR E ET. APPLES : Local, dessert, ex choice, 12/-; ohoice. 9/- to 11/-; medium, 6/- to 8/-; email, 3/- to 4/_; cooking, choice, 10/-; me dium, 6/- to 8/- per bushel case; Tasmanian Jonathans, 8/- to 12/-; W.P.M., 6/- to 10/-; Del., to 11/-; Alex., 71- to 9/-; D.C., 8/ to 10/-; F.C.P., 71- to 11/-; Alf., 8/- to ll/^US.,'8/- to 111/-; ' F.C.v 10/:- to 12/.-; South Australian Jonathans, 8/- to 12/- per bushel case. , ? .. BANANAS: Ohoioo, 22/- to 30/-; other grades, 10,'- to £3/-; small and iii?erior, 8/ per case. , , . CITRUS FBTJITb : Jjemons, locai ciioiw, 9/'- to 10/-; medium, 6/- to 8/-; Email, 4/- to 5 ?-; Italian, 1 61- to 18/-; Orangea, looal, choice. 10/- to 12/-; medium, 6/- to 7/- ; small 3 1 to 4/-; American, 27/- per bushel-case. GBAPE8: Black Hamburg, 6/- to 7/-; muscat, choice 10/- to 12/-; others, 5/-( to 8/-; sherry, 51- to 6/-; CornlshonB, £/- to 91 per half-bushel case. PLUMS: Dark, choice, 6/- to 10/-; me dium, 3/- to 4/-; small. 2/- per half-bushel C5PA...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 18 April 1924
it « *, ? ? - M|11' 'J|g| ? 1 m 111 '?«* Open for all classes of General Banking Business in the principal Cities and Towns of Australia, London (2) and New Guinea (2). §svii|s link Departuent ot all Branches and Savings Bank Agencies at 3189 Post f Offices throughout the Commonwealth of Australia, the | Territories of Papua and New Guinea, Solomon Islands protectorate, and other islands of the Pacific. INTEREST ' i H per cant, on Savings Bank balances up to £1 ,000. 3 per cent. V oo a ay additional balance up to £-3G0, making a total of £1 ,300 on which intoicsJ b uilowod. Anting Governor. JAMES KKI-U f i mmmA M of total. I The World's Best ! | I NESTLE'S | CONDENSED J liiil W TT TV* » ML LA I - ... . a i P Ewery Tim Guaranteed: I H4» I .WWJ. M'.tk MimHEIHHMHiaBIBMHii
For Women in the Country & City THE WOMAN OF THE WEEK Mrs. Osborne England. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 18 April 1924
For Women in the Country & City Conducted bf Mrs. Marie Irvine THE WOMAN OF THE WEEK Mrs. Osborne Eno-land. \ o I— I ERE you have a very typical country woman, alert, a fine sport and a good organiser, who is one of the active vice-presidents of the Manly sub-branch. Mrs. England, who has been a solid worker from the Seaside-Home inception, is now interesting herself in providing a library for that home, and has already set about collecting a delightful catalogue of books for that purpose, care fully selected and properly graded. As this is heinp- written, she is saddling un for the mounted paper-chase which is being held in honor of the visiting Fleet. She carries the good wishes of the members, that she be again the successful rider, as she was on the last occasion on such a day's sport. Mrs. England has herself a practical knowledge for station management, as she owns property both in the north and south of this State, and her many, years' residence in the country gives h...
HAVE YOU MET HER? [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 18 April 1924
HAVE YOU MET HER? The girl who tells you 'how ill you look,' and leaves you with the impression that old age is not only creeping on, hut lms 'crept The person who sits behind you at the pictures and recites in a loud voice all that has happened and 'going' to happen in the story. The girl who copies your frock, and in a better material The girl who sits beside you on the 'bus and, wears a hnt with n long feather that persists in tickling your face, no matter in what position you hold your head. AND HIM? The man who persists in closing the train door behind him without looking round to see if anyone hap pens to follow. It is especially ag gravating when the train is almost 'on the move.'
MILADY FASHION [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 18 April 1924
MILADY FASHION - - By Nelle Tritton - - This is the season for scarves and shawls, and so Paris, after its craze for things Egyptian and Chinese, looks to Spain for inspiration. Carmen will need to look to her laurels — or her combs, in the coming fashions. For there is a flare for things Spanish, and Spanish shawls, lace, fans, and combs, are affected by many smart women are shown in most extreme modes, especially combs. The last word in combs is high, wide, fan-shaped and showy. It is made of shell ordinarily, but always studded with some sort of semipreci ous jewels. Contrasted with these are the bandeaux of stones, set in silver or gold, or even in white metal, rhinestones, pearls, or any of the ex cellent imitations of precious stones, such as rubies, emeralds, sapphires. Some of these have a small ornament — a coronet, star, or whatever, in front. The bandeau is to be worn low on the head, straight across the brow. MILK AND POTATO CURE. With the side draping effect of the new ...