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A VOICE FROM BUNDARRA, [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 13 June 1906
A VOICE FROM BUNDARRA, Mr. M. Mahcr, who gives evidence of a very practical interest in the Asso ciation, writes as follows : — 'We are holding a public meeting at Bundarrn to form a branch of the Association, and, judging from what I can learn from those I have spoken to on the sub ject, everyone seems enthusiastic about it. Will send you a report later. It's a good line for you to publish the pol icy of the Association occasionally, for when a man reads that he knows jolly well his turn has come to give in his name as a subscriber.'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 13 June 1906
THE. . ^^ I New Zealand I oan and Mercantile Agency Company, i ^^ Limited, SYDNEY. (Established throughout Australia, Now Zealand mid Orcut Brltaiu.) WOOL AND PRODUCE BROKERS. GRAIN AND LIVE STOCK SALESMEN. __j ? Largest Sellers of Wool, Wheat and Marsupial Skins in Australasia. ? ProceodHofnllcounlRii- ——————————— ——————————— —^— — — — _— — — — C0M)NIAr, AOKNTB uients nro iilucnii in n l.iljcT.il Cash AiIviiiicl'S iiuuk- t-- l'iistoralists and Fanners. Free Storage of Grain offered to Growers. c^ieijrateii'sciilpB''^* rvmNT TwiViST *,nl Rutnilur Auction Sales of Wool, Sheepskins, Hides, Tallow, Marsupial Skins, Fat and Store Stock, &e. ,vt.iKhiiiK iii \mnmU, liiMikera.Pomliiittpii'- All Consignments received are entrusted for disposal to the care of highly efficient experts, which enables instead of in hundred. ni'out toCoiiBiijiiorK.' us to obtain absolutely the highest market price. Spacious and Well-grassed Paddocks at Fleuiington to wbIkuib. ? ; ? accouiuiodate .Stock C...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 13 June 1906
I MEADOWMNK ! ; stuhip jams! to -..-....-. — — - - ^ * Absolutely tlio Best nud Cheapest Goueinl * If. Piirp- bo Flouirli ever offered to Fnrmors. # £ Satisfaction (juaranteed in all soils, liard or * It soft, wet or dry, cleared or rough laud. i * Comfortably handled from the driver's seat. * If. Light draught, nud convertible to 3-furrow. * * Price : £25 Cash * * or Tiuie.l'ttjineut na arranged. * I MEADOWBANK CO. * J Implement Factory: NEAR SYDNEY. J *♦♦****♦**♦*****♦**♦♦♦***♦** IvIPP I asaaHBa PIANOS j lL* We have sold the *' Lipp Pianos f o r j I upwards of 4O years. No better A proof of their popularity is -J» *? needed. Come (SI N hear them or write i for free catalogues O PALING'S, I S338 George Street ] Sydney. i HWPflBWWBBBIBPBBfflBffiBi^HftffiHf BBBBB3 BBWfliiftm^ Tkf^f%h?€l of Practical DUUS\O Value to Farmers, Settlers, is.?., etc. By H. V. EDWAUDS, SoucjTon. Sales to date, over 3000 Copies. The New South Wales Lawyer, ^ Hul'oiuI edition, brought up to date. Pages 1109 ...
The World of Wool. WOOL REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 13 June 1906
The World of Wool. WOOL REPORT. Messrs. Goldsbrough, Mort and Co., Ltd., report for week ended 7th June: — The market, still remains firm, with a good demand, and all wools offering are readily taken at prices quite on a par with those ruling at the last Syd ney sales. IDuring the week we have placed — amongst other parcels — a good con signment of scoured skin wool, on be half of the Sydney Meat Company, at highly satisfactory prices. As usual, the latter line was well prepared by Messrs. F. W. Hughes and Co., of Botany. Auctions will be resumed in this market on igth inst.
WOOL AND WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 13 June 1906
WOOL AND WHEAT. The arrivals of wool' by rail at Dar ling Harbor, Newcastle and Morpeth last week amounted to 369 bales, being an increase of 30 bales as compared with the corresponding week of 1905, and bringing the total for the season up to 659,687 bales, an increase of .143,916 bales. The wheat arrivals at Darling Harbor for the week totalled 12,476 bags, a decrease of igSi bags. The season's receipts now amount to 1,617,43s bags, an increase of 63,234. No wheat was shipped during last week.
CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 13 June 1906
CATTLE. There were 619 head yarded, made up of a mixed class, of which were about 70 prime heavy bullocks, 50 prime cows, the bulk of the balance be ing good trade bullocks, with but a few medium quality and a few small steers. Buyers were well represented, and as the supply was a very light one the market advanced in values, best beef making to 27/6 per 100 lbs., with inferior beef cheaper. Best bul locks sold from £10 to £14, some odd choice weighty bullocks to £15/10/-; good sold from £8; fair from £6; steers from £3 upwards'. Best cows sold from £8 to £10/6/-, others fcom £6. Sales as follow : — Wlnohcombe, Carson & Co., Ltd. — Raby Estate, Warren, 5 bullocks £10/2/-, 4 cows £8/8/-; J. Ryan, 7 cows to £7/11/-, avg £6/14/7. Pitt, Son & Badgery, Ltd.— C. T. Stiles, Cooma, 2S bullocks to £15/10/-, n-vg £12/4/2, 7 bullocks to £10/3/-, avg £9/19/2; A. A. Dangar, Quirindi, 30 bullocks' to £9/19/-, avg £9/3/4 ; Miss E. A. Lintott, Wagga, 28 bullocks to £15, avg £9/16/-;...
WHAT IS A LEGIBLE BRAND? [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 13 June 1906
WHAT IS A LEGIBLE BRAND? An interesting droving' case was re cently heard at , Moree Police Court. A drover named Nelson Rose, travel ling with 12,700 sheep from Bangheet station to the same owner's property on the Avon Downs, was summoned for not having the sheep legibly bran ded; . He pleaded not guilty. Evidence disclosed the fact that the sheep were branded with a dot on the nose, made by pliers. Witness stated that this brand was registered at Warialda, and had been used 'on Bangheet for 17 years. The Crown case, on the evi dence given by the stock inspector, was that a fire, brand was stipulated in the Act, that put on by pliers not 'being legal. Defendant was fined 20s. and costs. Fourteen thousand acres of the Gan .main' Forest Reserve have been sur veyed into 22 blocks of from 650 to 700 acres; and will be made available for selection in about a month.
THE WONDERFUL MERINO. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 13 June 1906
THE WONDERFUL MERINO. The number of merino sheep in the world amounts to some hundreds of millions, yet no one can say where the breed originated. Spain was famous 'for its fine wool in the time of the Romans, and while this was probably merino, there is no positive evidence on 'that point. Prior to 1750 not a single merino sheep existed outside the iMiiguum ui opain , me apamarcis, knowing their value, guarded them jealously. About ten years later than the date mentioned, the Government of that country, from motives of policy, presented a few of them to some of the neighbouring Powers, and these be came the progenitors of the famous ? German families, notably the Silesian and the Saxon. The Rambouillets, which are the French merinos, origin ated in a raid directed by Napoleon, and which resulted in the capture of 200,000. of the Spanish sheep. The American or Vermont family, so popu lar in Australia, had its beginning in the importation to that country direct from their Spanish hom...
ON EXHIBITION. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 13 June 1906
ON EXHIBITION. The Cooper Shqep Shearing Machin ery Company will be represented at both the Annual Shecpbreeders' Show and Messrs. Goldsbrough, Mort and Co.'s sheep sales. Visitors to these gatherings of the 'wool kings' will be offered ample opportunity to inspect the mechanism and working powers of the Cooper machine, for sheep will be shorn during the exhibition, and Mr. T. W. Sands, the genial manager, will be in attendance.
THE DESTRUCTIVE DINGO. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 13 June 1906
THE DESTRUCTIVE DINGO. A wire from Mudgce says : — Owing to the great destruction in this district by dingoes, many stockowncrs have been forced to sell their sheep. At By. long, Wollar, Goulburn River and Co'l laroy, the dingoes are exceedingly dar ing, coming right up to the doors of the homesteads. Calves are also being destroyed by them. Recently dingoes jumped the wire-netted fence of J. Mcades, Goulburn River, and killed 12 sheep.
BRANCH SECRETARIES (Who also act as special representatives for "The Farmer and Settler.") Will Branch Secretaries please notify the Editor immediately upon any alteration in the following list becoming necessary. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 13 June 1906
BRANCH SECRETARIES (Who also net us s,ioclnl ruinosDiitiitlvea for ?' Tho Funnel' and Set t k'r.' i Will Branch Soorotnrlos pleaso notify tho Editor Immodlatoly upon any adoration In tho fol lowing list booomlng nooossary. Attunga, Stuart Green. Armltlnlo, A. McArthur. Ashford, !?;. II. Annstrung. Baratlino, \V. Campbull. Oalladoran, II. Mneliin, Ranter's (Jr., Giluaiulin Brookong, M. O'Cuntmll, l.ncklinrt. Bon Lomond, E. T. ICnsur, Bona and Wnmboyno, W, A, llwcrs, Belle For est, Cundubolln. Boomi, S, BouKliton, Budgoraliong, j. J. Sweeney, Bndgciahong, via Forbes. Bundarra, M. Mahcr. Brooza, \V. Court. Bonn Baa, .1, C. Brackenrcg, Turrawan. Ooggabri, G, R, Morse, Rosewood, Buggabri. Brooklosby, Jacob Levin. Bogan Onto, D. T, Herbert, Bogan Gate, Barhatn, T, J. McMahon. Bothungra, F. A. Smith. Olmndlor, Aleck J. McRae, Fnlrburn, Wool loombl, Armidnlc. Oookamldgora, F, E. Webster. Oontral Talbragar, N, Wisbey, Blackheath, via Cobborah. Otidgollloo, James Kniglit, Oobooo, \V. W. Tink,...
TOMINGLEY. Western District Council—P.P. Boards Suggested Improvements. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 13 June 1906
TOMINGLEY. Western District Council— P.P. Boards Suggested Improvements. A meeting of the above branch was held on the 2nd instant. A letter from the Western District Council was read inviting this branch to join the council. A resolution was carried affirming the fullest sympathy with the objects of the council, and re gretting that this branch was unable to join at the present lime, owing to the very poor support it was receiving, at the same time expressing the hope of joining at an carlv date.1 Resolved,— 'That the P.P Boards Act should be incorporated with the Shire Councils Act, in order to avoid unnecessary expense.' Resolved, — 'That homestead selec tions' be placed on the same rental basis as settlement leases.' Resolved, — 'That all improvement leases in the Dubbo Land District be resumed ? for closer settlement pur poses.' Resolved, — 'That holdings forming groups under section 46, Pastures Pro tection Act, be subject to half rates, in accordance with the last paragraph, ...
DUBBO. Parliamentary Candidates.—Land Board Elections. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 13 June 1906
DUBBO. Parliamentary Candidates.— Land Board Elections. At the monthly meeting on Satur day, the secretary, Mr. W. A. Pollock, moved — 'That this branch asks the co operation of all other branches of the Fanners' .'ind Settlers' Association in this electorate to combine to select and support a farmers' and settlers' candi date at the next general election for the State Parliament, and that nil the branches in the State be urged to do and so form a farmers' party in the State Parliament.' Mr. Sawyer seconded the motion. Mr. J. Morris said it would be well to go slow in this matter, as they might split on the rock of party politics. He was opposed to class legislation. The president, Mr. A. Craig, Mr. A. Wurfel, and other speakers supported the general principle of the motion, it being urged by them that there was no intention to' get a man to represent fanners and settlers only, but the whole interests of the State. The motion was carried. A motion submitted by Mr. J. Saw yer was car...
BRANCH MEETINGS. MUNDOORAN. Looking for Better Days. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 13 June 1906
-BRANCH MEETINGS. MUNDOORAN. Looking for Better Days. Owing to the very dry time we are having our branch is not as active as it should be, but I think things will right themselves as soon as the dry spell breaks. There are no unemploy ed here. People are leaving 7;- a clay to go rabbiting, so bunny is having a rough time, and he is providing good wages for a great number of people, and if the price of his skin keeps up to the present level for the next three months, it will go a long way to settle the grey curse. -^ -^ 1^1 4* ai- ?*? -— ? -»?
MR. WATSONS DEFINITION OF SOCIALISM. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 13 June 1906
MR. WATSON'S DEFINITION OF SOCIALISM. The Australasian edition of the 'Re- view of Reviews,' in publishing last month some diagrams purporting to show the strength of Socialism in the Federal Parliament, gives a letter written to a Melbourne citizen by Mr. Watson, the Federal Labor leader, in reply to a request for his definition of socialism. ' ? ; 'In reply to your letter,'. Mr. Watson Wrote ? 'I mnv snv tlinr in mv vjmu those people are right who class as socialism all schemes for the advance ment of the community. While I think that to be so technically, the word has acquired a significance as particularly applying to collectivism as against individualism. Accepting . this view, I .should, define socialism as aiming at, tho. abolition. of the present competitive, and therefore chaotic in dividualism, with the object of substi tuting the collective ownership of land and capital and the scientific control of production and exchange, and dis tribution on behalf of the whole, people...
THE POULTRY FARMERS' CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY, LTD. FRIDAY'S AUCTION SALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 13 June 1906
THE POULTRY FARMERS1 CO OPERATIVE SOCIETY, LTD. FRIDAY'S AUCTION SALE. New-laid eggs scarce, at from 1/8 to 1/9; country duck, to 1/4; suburban, 1/6; cold store, 1/-. Heavy supplies of poultry were for ward, and, with the exception of old hens, which were glutted, a keen de mand was experienced. Muscovy, drakes', to 6/8 ; Muscovy ducks to 4/-; English and mule ducks, to 4/6. Cockerels, 4/6 to 6/-; extra prime, 7/-. Turkeys, gobblers to 21/-; hens to 8/6. Suckers, 4/6 to 7/6. Honey, not prime, 2d. Bacon to 44d.
FAT STOCK MARKETS. AT CORPORATION YARDS. PIGS. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 13 June 1906
FAT STOCK MARKETS. AT CORPORATION YARDS. PIGS. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6. The Corporation Yards being closed on Monday, owing to the holiday, caus ed a large number of pigs to be held over to be yarded on Tuesday, and as it rained during the forenoon, the agents found it impossible to class and otherwise arrange for the sale of flic pigs forward with any satisfaction. They, however, postponed the sale till Wednesdav, at (j.30, at which time there were 1930 pigs penned, compris ing all classes, the quality represented being from good to prime with a large number of porkers. Buyers were in full attendance, and competed well, considering the number forward, and prices obtained were quite equal to ruling values of previous week. Back fatters sold from 40/- to 65/-; heavy baconers trom 33/- to 40/-, some few choice dearer; good from 30/-; light from 27/O. Porkers, heavy, sold from 20,- to 266; good from 15/-; others cheaper; svores sold from 7/6; suckers from 3/.
FRIDAY, JUNE 8. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 13 June 1906
FRIDAY, JUNE 8. There were 43S pigs penned, com prising all classes. This number, added to tnose sold on Wednesday, totalled 2370 for the week, and al though the yardings were considered heavy, nevertheless the prices obtain ed must be considered Satisfactory to the producer. Backfatters, few forward, and sold from 40/- to 50/- ; heavy baconers sold from 34/- to 40,-, good from 30/-, light from 27/6 ; heavy porkers sold from 20,- to 26/6, good from 15/-, others cheaper. Present values arc likely to be obtained during the next month.
CALVES. THURSDAY, JUNE 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 13 June 1906
CALVES. THURSDAY. JUNE 7. Owing to the pigs being sold on Wednesday, the calves were sold on Thursday, there being 358 forward, consisting principally of the medium quality and small calves, with but very few prime. Buyers were in usual attend ance, with a few operating for outside purposes. The values obtained were on a par with previous week's quota tions. Best yearlings made to 75/-; vealers from 30/-; calves, large, from 15/-, others from 8/-.