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Pessimism. THE LAND LAWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 5 May 1896
Pessimism. THE LAND LAWS. ? Some time ago a gentleman, well known in the world, made some stirring remarks about the land laws. He spoke bitterly, from out the depths of a hard experience. We wrote and asked him to use our columns to say further what, was in his heart. His reply is saddening, but it only ex presses what many feel. He says : — li I would gladly undertake a part in a crusade, having for its object the reform of the existing iniquitous land laws, did I think that any efforts put forth in this direction would be of the slightest avail ; I know, by bitter ex perience, they would not be. No combination of squatters would be of the slightest use, as they do not hold the balance of voting power. In my opinion, the reform of the land laws will only be obtained when the Parlia ment of New South Wales realises, by the abandonment of large areas of Crown lands, what an immeuse por tion of New South Wales is unprofit able for sheep farming purposes.'
The Bungendore and Bywong Gold Mining Company, Ltd. 5 MOORE-STREET, SYDNEY, MAY 1st, 1896. TO THE SHAREHOLDERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 5 May 1896
The Bungendore and Bywong Gold Mining Company, Ltd. 5 Moore-Street, Sydney, May 1st, 1896. To the Shareholders. LaDIESANdGentlemkx,— Havingrecently .accepted the position of Chairman cf the JJoard of Directois of your Company, I have felfc it my duty to make a careful scrutiny into the affairs of the Company ; also an to its prospects, at an early date, of returning fairly remunerative dividends upon the sub scribed capital. xxTi'+k thin And in view the oince ot the 'Company has been removed to the above ,*ddre?s, adjacent to my own ottices, and Mr. J. H. C. Harper appointed and gazetted legal Manager of the Company in the place . .of Mr. E. E. Hole, resigned. Oilier changes have been made in regard to the manage ment, and there is now a fair prospect of the business of the Company being curried on in an economical, efficient, and satisfac tory manner. I found on joining the Boanl that, not withstanding the undoubtedly fine property belonging to the Company, the number of ? contribu...
Pastoral Defence. TO THE EDITOR " S. S. AND S. JOURNAL." [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 5 May 1896
Pastoral Defence. TO THE EDITOR ' S. S. AND S. JOURNAL.' Sir, — Your admirable chapter of lt Gossip,' in your issue of 21st inst., , is worth the consideration of those j engaged in producing the chief wealth i of the colony. Your arguments are j unassailable, yet it is to be feared that f those in whom you are interested will : turn a deaf ear to your exhorta tions. The people engaged in pastoral \ pursuits in this colony are so hope- ! lessly disunited that to bring them to gether is almost a similar task to thab of Sisyphus. You may roll their grievances up the hill to attract public y attention, but the moment you turn \ I aside the past work is undone. Per- I haps at no time in the his tor v of New li South Wales have the landed in- I terests been more threatened than now, and for what purpose ? Merely to suit the views of a certain class of legislators who, for the sake of holding on to a Parliamentary place, have not scrupled to pander to the worst pas sions of an ignorant, u...
Strange, but True. TO THE EDITOR " S. S. AND S. JOURNAL." [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 5 May 1896
Strange, but True. TO THE EDITOR ' S. S. AND S. JOURNAL.'' Sir, — Touching the enclosed letter. We have really done more for New Wales than any other colony, but the results are not so conspicuous — they form a part of the great whole. New South Wales has. or had. somn sixty million sheep, and although we have done about seven million it is only a small part. Western Victoria and New Zealand had, like. New South Wales, practiced the arsenic and dip drenches along with ours. They, as educated, practical men saw tin.) tremendous contrast, and went at once for the best results, hence our position to-day among the highest class wool and mutton authori ties in Australia. Sheop in New South Wales are, unfortunately, low down in the scale. and owners say that any kind of poison is good enough This is to be deplored, for people believe this evidence. We have certainly been used handsomely in the other colonies ; Victoria, Queensland, and New Zealand dropped their Customs de mands 30 per cen...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 5 May 1896
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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 5 May 1896
Births, Marriages, and Deaths. BIRTHS. TAYLOR.— A pril 20th, ut her residence, William street, .lunee, the wife of Krank Tayl-r of a son. J3LIGIL— April 20th, at Llanellr, Strattiliehl, N.S.W., the wife of Francis Migh of a daughter. Home papers please copy. WHKELEK.— April '2!)th, at her residence, 1'lym Cottage, Barber-street, Gunnedah, the wife of G. A. E Wheeler of a son. BRKNNING —April :2nd, at her parents' residence, Fern Villa, Cambewarra, the wife of W. F. liren ning. Kangulooa or a daughter. MARRIAGES. CJNNINGIIAM— SIIIELS.-March 17th. at Bega. by the Rev. J. L. Forbes, M. A., li.D (uncle of the bride), Charles Joseph, second ?on of Joseph Cunningham, J. P. of East Maitlatid. to Isabella Margaret (Sissie), eldest daughter of John Shiels, M.R.C.S., Ed., late of Bega. DEATHS. LAMBETH.— April 20th, 1896, at Burrawang Sta tion, Cumnock, John Blundell Lambeth, of Phillip-street, Auburn, Contractor, son of the late Richard Lambeth (formerly Colonial Architect, Adelaide), and Mrs...
THE WKATHER AND THE PASTORALIST. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 8 May 1896
THE WEATHER AND THE PA8TORALIST. The weather in the country is curiously unsettled. Over immense areas the land is as bare ap a board, in spite of the recent rains. The winter is near at hand, when vegetation will cease to spring, and we will be left to a long winter with no feed. The prospects are not too pleasing. Over other vast areas they have plenty of grass and water, and the season is as good as it could possibly be, and it is difficult to arrive at the real condition of affairs. In many districts there are enormous areas being placed under wheat, and the pastoralists themselves are setting aside large cultivation paddocks and preparing for the bad season that may come. Slowly but surely we are being driven to methods of cultivation. We are realising that a 'sheep takes its wool down its throat. A sheep that shears six pounds on the run will shear fourteen pounds if it.'s a home stead pet. Heavy clips and good prices come to the men who go in for artificial feed and deep tank...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 8 May 1896
TO GRAZIERS. PITT, SON & BADGERY, Ltd. Fat and Store Stock Salesmen. SYDNEY, 3Xr_S.-\*T. We have the WHOLE of the YARDING and WATERING ACCOM MODATION adjoining the FLBMINGTON SALE YARDS, Good and Extensive Paddocks close by. All Quaker Hill Estate and other Fine Paddocks on the road at Bl&cktown. AT. FAT STOCK received and attended to any hour, day or night, by careful men exclusively in our own employ. Our Mr. BADGERY conducts STOCK SALES and our Very Large Business is Unsolicited and Well Done. HORSES AS MAY BE ARRANGED. PIGS at Corporation Yards, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, CALVES on Wednesdays, STORE STOCK DEPARTMENT Skilfully Managed, and Reliable Information Given. MESSAGERI ES_JM[ A R I T I M E S . SV9Si'£T to l-OUTDOX— Via PA38IS, The service is carried on by rapid Steamers of 6000 tons, leaving Sydney on the 27th o£ every month. iJA RrftafaafQnMOney ^l*60 *- **? including Table Wines. Return Ticket* at REDUCED RATES. Liberal concessions to Families. En...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 8 May 1896
P' STOCK AND STATION.— Continued. PRELIMINARY NOTICE OF INTENDED SALE OP OUTTABUNDA (COOBUNG) STATION Comprising : — PA8TORAL HOLDING, HOMESTEAD LEASES, STOCK, &c. THE AUSTRALASIAN MORT GAGE and AGENCY COMPANY, Ltd., have received instructions to Sell, at an early date, in such lot» as may hereafter be arranged, by Public Auction, The CUTTABUNDA (COOBUNG) STATION and STOCK, and certain Homestead Leases, of which the following are short particulars :— it Homestead Lease, Parishes Alkolia, Burnell, County of Narran, No. 170, 10,240 Acres. Homestead Lease, Parish Wilby, County Narran, No. 173, 10,240 Acres. All that the Leasehold Area of the Pastoral Holding known as Coobung, No. 292, situated in the Western District of the Colony of New South Wales. STOCK as Follows. About 20,000 Sheep, of mixed ages and sexes, about 100 Cattle, and about 50 Horses. Further particulars of date and place of sale, &c , will be shortly advertised, and in the meantime in tending purchasers...
Vagaries of Agents. TO THE EDITOR "S.S. AND S. JOURNAL." [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 8 May 1896
Vagaries of Agents. TO THE EDITOR ' S.S. AND S. JOURNAL.' Sir, — Some of the stock agents practise a very pernicious trick that it behoves stock-owner 3 to beware of, i.e., immediately they receive par ticulars of a lot of stock likely to go off quickly they apply for the offer and then try and find a buyer. If thev succeed no harm results, if not the owner suffers, for when it is known that stock have been under offer and not sold it is presumed that they have been inspected and rejected, and so other buyers are unjustly prejudiced against them ; or a bona fide buyer may come along, when the stock are thus needlessly locked up, and the owner probably lose the chance of an an advantageous sale. The remedy would appear to be for owners to insist upon receiving name of buyer, with application for offer. Yours, etc., ' Kea.' The regatta of ihe public schools will be held on May 9th. Mr. Oecil Rhodes has resigned from the chair of the Chartered Company, and is willing to resign from the...
Scone. A. F. YORK REPORTS— [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 8 May 1896
Scone A. F. YORK Reports— Since our last report I have sold a great number of stock of all descriptions, but prices have fallen very much, both for stores and fats, owing chiefly, no doubt, to the want of rain, and also to the strong in dications of a dry winter. I sold for A. Thomas 8 steers from 25s to 47s, 13 heifers 21s 6d, mixed young cattle 13s 6d ; H. R. Carter, cows 27s 6d ; Agents, cows 36s to 60s, heifers 25a, steers 27s to 33s, cows and calves 378, steers and heifers to 15s 6d, 9 bullocks 46s to 56s, 14 cows and heifers to 31s 6d, averaging 30s, 16 bullocks 35s, 15 at 33s 6d, 1 cow and calf 25s 6d, 3 old cows 20s, 2 heifers 30s, 2 at 30a 6d, 3 at 31s, 5 vealers 18s to^ 31s ; R. Schytrumpf, mixed young cattle 25s ; W. Donnell, 1 cow 29s 6d, 2 steers 20s, 1 heifer 19s, steers 17s, heifers 13s ; J. Collins, 15 steers 20s, 8 heifers 15s, 1 heifer 21s ; T. Black, 4 bul bullocks 47s, 5 at 25a, 3 at 37s 6d, 3 at 24s ; J. Marshall, steers 54s 6d, 5 heifers 30s, 4 steers 30s, 2 he...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 8 May 1896
HflflffllFF, HOLT 4 CO. WOOLBROKERS, &c. LIBERAL ADVANCES made on WOOL Consigned to us for sale in Sydney or shipment to London, AVftO ON SHEEPSKINS, MARSUPIAL SKINS, fee. &c. HINCHCLIFFS WOOL STORES, CIRCULAR CfeTXATBT, - London Agents: Messrs. E. HOLT & CO. SEV. exp. tutors, all Eng. sub., Latin, algebra, French, bookkeeping, piano and singing ; Uni versity certif. ; waiting. Sup. F. gov., Eng., music, French, German, Latin ; exc. refs. Sev. gov., Eng., music, singing, French, drawing, P. and F. needle work; £26 to £50. Sev. N. gov.. English, music, singing, drawing, able to make children's clothes ; £20 to £40. Sev. sup. L. helps and housekeepers, bake bread, good needlewoman ; exc. references. Sov. Exp. M. Couples, good farm and station hands, £50 to £80, exc. rets.; M. C, good cook and baker wife W. H'keeper (economical and sober), 2 yrs. ref.' Exp. Gardener, fruit, flowers and veg., 12s to 20s ? Sev. Boundary Kiders, Ploughman, Farm Hands and gen. usefu...
Gunnedah. EWING, KING & BERRY, REPORT— [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 8 May 1896
Gunnedah. EWING, KING & BERRY, Report— Sheep. — We sold account Bunda Station (Q.), 24,000 ewes and wethers ; account T. J. Lennox, 1500 ewes, and also some Bmall lines locally. Cattle. — We sold 45 fat bullocks, 60 stores, and have 1000 bullocks in lots being in spected. Horses. — Improved demand for draughts. We sold account L. F. Iredale, 10 draughts; J. Hussy, 6 draughts. Properties. — We have sold account Mra. E. C. Parnell, her grazing property near Melally, comprising 2560 acres C.P. and C.L., at a satisfactory cash price. We have sold during the past half year, the following properties on Liverpool Plains: — Native Cat, 1880 acres C.P. and C.L., with sheep and cattle ; Myall View, 1300 acres C.P. and C.L , 1300 sheep ; Oakleigh, 2218 acres C.P. and C L. ; Fairfield, 2600 acres C.P. and C.L. ; ParnelPs, 2560 acres C.P. and C.L. Auction Sales. — We sold at auction last Monday, 144 mixed cattle at 25s. May 5th, 1895.
Our Wool Report. THURSDAY NOON, May 6th, 1896. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 8 May 1896
Our Wool Report. Thubsday Nook, :: May 6th, 1896. Auctions were held in this market yester day and to-day, when 2279 bales in all were brought under the hammer. Con : sidering the time of the year, and the small ness of the offerings, there was a very good attendance of buyers, several representatives from Melbourne being present At yester day's sales the offerings were unattractive, consisting of wools ranging from inferior to medium quality, ana ot wmen tne larger proportion was scoured wool. Although competition was keen, the market had an easier tendency, but not to the extent that bad been anticipated in view of the lesB favorable news from London. As a matter of fact, the decline reported from the other aide had, tola certain extent, been discounted here, the Sydney sales of a fortnight ago giving premonition [of the state of things that might be expected when the London aeries opened on 28th April. At the local sales under notice considerable withdrawals took place, owners no...
St. George (Q.) T. M. CUMINGS AND CO. REPORT— [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 8 May 1896
St. George (Q.) T. M. CUMINGS AND CO. Report— We delivered this week 8000 wethers for Wm. Allan, Whyenbah, to J. W. Manchee ; 13,000 2-tooth wethers and ewes for W. R. Munro to R. Eckford. Sold 200 bullocks for Queensland Investmeno, Land and Mort gage Company, Canmarroo ; 175 bullocks and 66 cows for W. R. McManuB, Mount Lonadale ; 144 bullocks for J. McKenzie, Dulbydilla ; 112 fat bullocks and cows for W. Thrupp, Surat ; 60 fat bullocks and cows for J . A. Johnstone, Moore Park. Horses. — Through our yards we sold 12 Polo ponies for E. Egan at £6 per head, and ior various owners du saddle ana Harness horses. May 2nd, 1896..
LONDON WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 8 May 1896
LONDON WOOL SALES. Messrs. Harrison, Jones and Devlin, Ltd., received the following cablegram from their London agents, Messrs. Sanderson, Murray and Co,, dated 6th inst. : — ' Market very irregular and large quantity bought in com Sared with closing rates of last series, rossbred has declined a shade ; crossbred fine declined 5 per cent, to 7 per cent. ; scoured faulty declined 10 per cent, to 15 per cent. ; merino faulty and inferior de clined 10 per cent. '
Melbourne Fat Stock Market. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 8 May 1896
Melbourne Fat Stock Market. Tuesday. — In the Live Stook Market to day there was a moderate supply of fat bheep forward, 17,50j having been yarded in crossbreds. Prime crossbred wethers, 11s 6d to 13s ; extra prime and heavy wethers, 13s 6d» to 14s 6d ; good crossbred wethers, 10s to 11s ; second ditto, 7s 6d to 9s 6d ; prime xbred ewes, 10s to Ils6d; extra prime and heavy ditto, 12s to 12s 9d ; a few Us 6d to 15s ; good cross bred ewes, 8s 9d to 9s 6d ; second ditto, 7s to 8s ; best merino wethers, 10s 6d to lls ; extras, 12s 6d ; good merino wethers, 8s to 93 6d ; middling and inferior, from 5s ; best merino ewes, 7s to 7s 6d ; second ditto, 5s 6d to 6s 6d : others, from 4s. 5000 fat lambs were penned. Prime sold at 7s 6d to 8s 6d ; extra, 9s to 10a ; good, 6s 6d to 7s ; second and inferior, from 3s. Wednesday. — In the Live Stock Market to-day 1600 fat cattle were yarded, com prising 80 from New South Wales, 900 from the north-eastern and Goulburn Valley districts, 500 from Gipps...