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A HARVESTING RECORD. 204 Bags in One Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 28 February 1906
A HARVESTING RECORD. 204 Bags in One Day. v At Gulnare (S.A.), Mr. P. H. Bennett, the Sunshine harvester expert, set him self the formidable task of reaping with one machine 200 bags between sunrise and sunset. This he successfully accom plished on Friday on the farm of Mr. D. F. Allen, adjoining the town. He had the assistance of two men and two teams of horses working three-hour shifts, and by sunset had tak'en off 204 bags. The crop was a ueauurui one 01 me iviaiauaii No. 3 variety, and averaged about 30 bushels, 29 acres having been reaped, cleaned, and (with the exception of 30 bags) all sewn. A young man named Thorgan, under ordinary conditions of working except as to hours and without - ? any preparation or expert assistance, succeeded in reaping 147 bags with a .1 Massey-Harris harvester. In this case, as in the other, two teams of four horses were used, and the crop was also a good one, going over 30 bushels.
CONTRIBUTED ARTICLES on Topical Subjects. APPRAISEMENT.—III [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 28 February 1906
CONTRIBUTED ARTICLES on Topical Subjects. APPRAISEMENT.— Ill (By L.C.) Again touching- this many-sided ques tion, we cannot give a better idea of the complications attached thereto than by quoting a few typical cases such as occur at almost every sitting of the Land Board in country districts. The first runs as follows : — A selec tor, whom we shall call A., made appli cation under the Act of 1899 for the re .appraisement of the capital value on his series of C P and C L lands. As a matter of course he intended also to ask for a reduction of rent on his C.L., but not hp.ing a professional land agent at his elbow he, like many others, had no idea t.iat he should have lodged a sepa rate application for same.. Well, in course of what was really a brief period of expedition — in our land administra tion — say a year or thereabouts, the matter came before the board, and the C.L. in particular being rough moun tainous country, a reduction of over 50 per cent, was made on the capital value...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 28 February 1906
Full particulars available at the Infor mation Bureau, Lands Department, and at the Crown Lands Agent's Office of the district in which the land is situated. It should have been mentioned in our issue of 14th inst. that the excellent por trait which we gave of Mr. W. H. Somer, the Secretary of the Royal Agricultural Society, was from a photograph by Talma.
RAILWAY EXTENSION AND CLOSER SETTLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 28 February 1906
RAILWAY EXTENSION AND CLOSER SETTLEMENT. By A. K. Trethowan. Although without doubt the present Minister for Lands is earnest in his efforts to bring about closer settlement in this State and is presenting a bold policy of opening up all the available land for set tlement, still it is to the Works Depart ment that we must look for the settle ment of this great question. Whatever the Minister for Lands may do in throw inrr- r»r\»n nnnprnscarV rpsprvp.s and re suming estates, it is only by the exten sion of railways into the great wheat growing areas of the Central division that any degree of prosperous and _ per manent settlement can be obtained. Wheat, from the fact of its great bulk in comparison to its value, must be promptly and cheaply placed on the market, or the small margin of profit to the grower disappears ; and this can only be attained by. having railways within a reasonable distance. every opportunity of sneering at the rail way system of Victoria, but it is the rail way...
THE PAPER.—DR. DANYSZ. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 28 February 1906
THE PAPER.— DR. DANYSZ. . To the Editor. Sir,— I have received the first copy of 'The Farmer and Settler,' and am ex tremely pleased with it. I think it is the best got up and cheapest paper I have ever handled at the price. I feel sure it is the one thing that has been needed to keep the usefulness and worth of our Association in its proper place before the public, and prevent ' it, as of yore, from becoming almost forgotten for the greater part of the year, between tne annual uun ferences. There are thousands of people enjoying benefits that have been brought about often by the long and patient ef forts of the Farmers' and Settlers' Asso ciation, who are so accustomed to hear other parties claim all credit for every beneficial reform that even those favour ably disposed towards the Association would, if put to the. test, be at a loss to point out one alteration or regulation in the laws affecting them that had actually been brought about by- its efforts. : This state of things sho...
LAND SELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 28 February 1906
LAND SELECTION. The following statement shows the area of lands selected under the Crown Lands Acts from January 1 to February 21 : — Acres. Homestead selections ? 10,774 Settlement leases ? 66,S2o Conditional purchase ? 60,530 Conditional leases ? 106,753 Conditional purchase leases . . io,SSo Total ? =55,757 The period includes seven Lands Office days, and the applications for ori ginal holdings during the last week represent 14 new settlers. In addition to the area made available prior to Janu ary 1, 1906, an area of 132,639 acres was specially set apart during the above period.
WALGETT. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 28 February 1906
WALCETT. (From Our Correspondent.) At the Police Court, J. T. O'Brien, of Tollwood, proceeded against Edward Price for neglecting to give the required notice of his intention to muster sheep. Defendant pleaded guilty, and was fined £2 and costs amounting to £1 4s. 6d. The weather during the past fortnight has been most oppressive, with every in dication of rain. Several thunderstorms have passed over, but only a few points nave been recorded locally, aitnougn 1 hear that in parts of the district very serviceable showers have fallen. A good fall is badly needed, and as I write the prospects are good. The continued dry weather is causing the destruction of thousands of rabbits. In parts of the district the nimble rodent has become so weak from starvation that he can easily be caught on foot. Secretary Fulton, of Underbank, writes : —'I hope the paper may prove a great success. With so many branches, a little news from each, as well as the expressed views from members over such a large...
ORIGINAL CONDITIONAL PURCHASE OR CONDITIONAL LEASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 28 February 1906
ORICINAL CONDITIONAL PUR CHASE OR CONDITIONAL LEASE. ? : TENTERFIELD LAND; DISTRICT, on ?;? Deepwa'teri'Holding, 236J; acres, in par ?;. ish of Romney,: county biF'Clive; price, £1 5s. per acre. Available 5th April, 1906. ? ' : ?;?; COONABARRABRA.N . ^ LAND DIS TRICT; W Yerrinan^ iHoldirig,; 1384 acres, in, parish ]V^Keoh]5 county Bara dine ; ' price; ;£i\;ip.s}!;per^re.v;J Available 15th March, 1906. EDEN LAND -DISTRI-GTt%o acres, in parish Cobra, county Auckland ; price, «^=,«a&;e^\;f^^ 1906. EDEN LAND DISTRICT, 45 acres, ijn parish Gnupa, county Auckland ; price, ,£3 ios. per acre. Available 26th April, 1906. MUDGEE LAND DISTRICT, 4,100 acres, in parish Hargreaves, county Wellington; price, 18s. 4c!. per acre. Available 26th April, 1906. NARRANDERA LAND DISTRICT, on Berry Jerry and Arajoel Holdings, 7513 acres, in parish Mimosa, county Mit chell; price, £1 5s. per acre. Available 26th April, 1906.
INQUIRY COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 28 February 1906
INQUIRY COLUMN. All inquiries from farmers and settlers x concerning subjects relating to the land forwarded to the General Secretary of the F. and S .Association, 84 Pitt-street, Sydney, will receive special attention, and answers thereto will appear in this column from week to week. Our readers are invited to seek infor mation upon any subject concerning which they may be in doubt, and we shall do our best to supply reliable answers to their questions. 'Subscriber,' Germanton, asks:— 'Will you kindly answer the following questions re land matters; — A. bought a homestead selection from B., who had re sided on same and fulfilled all conditions and transferred the same to A., who is liv ing on same now. But he wishes to sell again to C, who wants to live and make a home there. Can A. sell out, as he has all papers ? If not, how long will A. have to reside on same before he can sell, only having lived there up to now six months? This homestead selection was taken up under the '95 Act...
FOR CONDITIONAL PURCHASE AS SPECIAL AREAS. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 28 February 1906
FOR CONDITIONAL PURCHASE AS SPECIAL AREAS. C00MA LAND DISTRICT,; parish of Seymour, county of Wallace, within suburban boundaries of Adarninaby, 1 acre, maximum and minirnum areas, 1 acre, capital value ^£17 10s. per acre. The land consists generally of good soil, adapted for agriculture. Avail able 8th March, 1906. MUDGEE LAND DISTRICT, parish of Mudgee, county of Wellington, within the population area of Mudgee and 3' miles of tha.t town by good' roads, 123 acres, maximum and minimum areas 123 acres. Capital value- £2 5s. per acre. The land consists of red loam and stony ridges, slate formation, sound and good' grazing land, box and apple . timber, suitable ? for fencing. Available' for originals .only 22nd March, 1906. .; ' ' PORT MACQUARIE LAND DISTRICT, , , parishes of Albert and ! Kindee, county of Macquarie, about 16 miles from vil lage of Wauchope, ^Se-acres', . maximum area 100 acres, minirnum area 40 acres. Capital value, ,£1 ii'os. per v acre. The I country is level p$o \...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 28 February 1906
TO CORRESPONDENTS. A. A. F rater, Grogan.— Mr. Trefle hav ing signified his intention of ? personally replying to our article, we abstain from publishing your communication, which, in any case, is not pertinent to the matter. Mr. G. H. Reid has been retained to defend Mr. W. P. Crick, M.L.A., from the charge under which he stands com- . mitted for trial. 'I am more than glad that a paper has at last been1 started to advocate our cause ; will get all my friends to subscribe.' — G. Hargraves, Armidale.
SPECIAL AREAS. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 28 February 1906
SPECIAL AREAS. COOTAMUNDRA LAND DISTRICT, within the Cootamundra Population Area, 934, acres ; maximum and mini mum area, 934 acres ; distant 2 miles from Cootamundra; price, ,£2 per acre. Available for original applications only on 5th April, 1906. GRAFTON LAND DISTRICT, within lluka Population Area, 897 acres, in parish Yamba, county Clarence ; maxi mum area, 56J acres ; minimum area, 34i acres; distant ii to 2 miles from Yamba;1 price, £1 5s. arid £1 15s. per acre. Available for original applica tions only on 12th April, 1906. FORBES LAND DISTRICT, within the Forbes Population Area, 80 acres ; max imum and. minimum area, 80 acres; dis tant 4 to 6 miles from Forbes ; price, £3 per acre. Available for original ap plications only on 8th March, 1906. GUNNEDAH LAND DISTRICT, within the suburban lands and population area of Gunnedah, 316 acres 1 rood 10 per ches, in' parish Gunnedah, county Pot tinger ; maximum area, 57 acres ; mini mum area, 13 acres 1 rood 30 perches; price, £2 ios. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 28 February 1906
?niRUIT Evaporntors, ill and £7/10,-, best iu the ?*? inniket. J. button, Hornsliy. ?pABBITSKin .? tretcbtttH, tfaWimised wire, durable, 3 iv sizes, 2/- do7, R. Piirfons, Bargo, Pictoii. A RABBIT EVERY TIME. HPRAPS fitted with Good's Patent 1 Attachment can be set in the driest sand without paper. Sand or earth cannot get under the plate. They never miss. Prices with patent: — Griffiths', 14/-; X. J. Tonks1, 14/-; Roberts', 11/-. Attachments, 2/6. Griffiths', Tonks', and other traps without patent on hand. Wire Keys,' 1/-; by post, 1/2 each. J. T. GOOD, 396 Flinders Lane, Melbourne. Agents lor Patent in N.S.W., JOHN SANDERSON & CO., la Bent Street, Sydney. AUCTION SALE. Peel River Land and Mineral Company, Limited, GOONOO GOONOO ? FARMS CARVIN & COUSENS Have received instructions from G. B. G. King, Esq. (General Superintendent for ' . ? the P.R.L. and M. Co., Ltd.), to sell by public auction at the Central Hall, Tamworth, Monday, 26th March, 1906, at 11 o'clock, a.m...
CONDITIONAL PURCHASE OR CONDITIONAL LEASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 28 February 1906
CONDITIONAL PURCHASE OR CON DITIONAL LEASE. BELLINGEN LAND DISTRICT, 200 acres, in parish Katelghay, county Ral eigh ; price, £1 per acre. Available 26th April, 1006. EDEN LAND DISTRICT, 2S0 acres, in parishes Gnupa and Cobra, county Auckland ; price, £\ per acre. Avail able 26th April, 1906. GRAFTON LAND DISTRICT, 40 acres, in parish of Ashby, county of Clarence ; price, £1 per acre. Available 5th April, 1906. GUNDAGAI LAND DISTRICT, on Cot way Holding, 162J acres, in parish of Gobarralong, county of Buccleuch ; price, ,£1 per acre. Available 5th April, 1906. CASINO LAND DISTRICT, 100 acres, in parish Woram, county Richmond ; price, £1 per acre. Available 12th April, iqo6.
A CARELESS TRAVELLER. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 28 February 1906
A CARELESS TRAVELLER. At Jugiong Police Court' a traveller named William Edmonds was fined £6 10s., or two months' imprisonment, for igniting inflammable material on Mr. L. Roche's Nanangove station. This fire ' destroyed 1000 acres of grass and fencing on tlie station, the homestead and out buildings being saved with'. difficulty.' ' ) Cats are licensed in Berlin',' and every cat must ..wear a me^al badge bearing a
ORIGINAL CONDITIONAL PURCHASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 28 February 1906
ORICINAL CONDITIONAL PURCHASE. COOTAMUNDRA LAND DISTRICT, within the Cootamundra Population Area, 93i acres, in parish of Cootamun dra, county of Harden ; price, £2 per acre. Available 5th April, 1906. (Iden tical with Special Area.) FORBES LAND DISTRICT, within the Forbes Population Area, 80 acres, in parish of Wongajong, county of Forbes ; price, ,£3 per acre. Available Sth March, 1906. (Identical with Spe cial Area.) GOSFORD LAND DISTRICT, 40 acres, in parish of Popran, county of North umberland; price, ,£1 per acre. Avail able 8th March, 1006. GRAFTON LAND DISTRICT, within the lluka Population Area, 897 acres, in parish Vamba, county Clarence ; price, ,£1 5s. and ,£1 15s. per acre. Available 12th April, 1906. (Identical with Special Area.J CASINO LAND DISTRICT, on resumed area 905, 160 acres, parish Loadstone, county Rous ; price, £2 per acre. Available 15th March, 1906. GUNNEDAH LAND DISTRICT, within the Gunnedah Population Area and suburban lands, 316 acres 1 rood 10 perches, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 28 February 1906
SEED WHEAT. PRIME SPECIMENS FOR SALE. We have for sale some of the finest seed -\vhent in Riverina, including ' Bobs,' 'Jonnthun ' ; also the well known varieties ' Steinwedel,' 'Purple Straw,'' ' Blue Stem,' &-j. All ? orders will, receive' prompt attention. For Price and further particulars, npply to A, A. PIGGIN & CO., Grain Buyers, COROWA, N.S.W* GERMAN WORKING SHEEP DOGS. PUPPIES hv uiy Imported Do* nml Bitch for sale. v -1- Good and useful workers. Price, Dogs £4Hl; Hitches, £3/8/- A. G. SUVVELL, 78 Hunter St. Sydney. COOLANSATTA ESTATE, BERRY, N.S.W. ! Stud Stocks for Dairy Purposes. AYRSHIRES .... BULLS & HEIFERS HOLSTEINS .... BULLS & HEIFERS JERSEY .... BULLS & HEIFERS APPLY MANAGER, GOOLANGATTA ESTATE BERRY, N.8.W.