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CITY YARDS. Maiden Bros, report— [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 15 May 1896
CITY YARDS. Maiden Bros. report Fat Pigs. — Although the supplies yarded this week were not very heavy, they proved to be above the requirements. Buyers, al ready having full supplies on hand from re cent heavy yardings, were not anxious to buy, and values for all descriptions are the lowest we have seen for some consider able time, the decline being more noticeable on light baconers ; in fact, it was with great difficulty sales for these sorts could be effected at all, even at the very low rates ruling. We quote extra big and heavy fat pigs to 55a, extra prime baconers 35s to 44s, prime and heavy 30s to 86s, light 22s 6d to 28s 6d, best porkers to 20s 6d, good 15s 6d to 18s, others from lls. We sold 216 pigs since our last report from the different rivers as follows : — 70 from the Clarence River, to 43s 6d, 4 from Cobargo, to 45s, 21 from bega, to 28s, 26 from Richmond River, to 29s 6d, 41 from Manning River, to 38s 6d, 38 from Macleay River, to 39s 6d, 16 from Port Macquarie, to ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 15 May 1896
I Births, Marriages, and Deaths. BIRTH. SHEPHERD— April 27tli, at the residence of her father, Balmain, the wife of Mr. Arthur Shepherd, of Wando Vale, Queensland, of a son. I MARRIAGES. I CUMMINS-STONE.— April 8th, at the residence of | the bride's parents, by Kev. G. P. Metcalfe, ? Arthur Ernest, second son of J. R Cummins, i Esq., Quinburra, Craigie, to Alberta Helen i (Bertie), youngest daughter of R. Stone, Esq., t ~M.Ua, Bombala. ? 'WALLACE— SHEPHERD.— May 6th, at Curra ' Tvinj-a Station, Hungerford, by the Rev. L. H. Wickham, Murgaret, widow of the late F. B. Shepherd, late manager of Wyuna Downs, By ( rock, to John Wallace. j DEATH. 1 ItA'\VFORD.— May 8th, at her residence, Marsden I Park, Riverstone, Marion Crawford, wife of 1 Benjamin Crawford, aged 51 years. Scotch |3 papers please copy.
Gossip. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 15 May 1896
Gossip. Sitting in a pleasant home not long ago we fell to discussing microscopes, and the part they have played in the progress of the world during the last few years. If it had not been for the new eyes which science has given to the sons of men we would not have been able to talk about germs, bacilli, microbes, and things of that ilk with the easy grace that we do to day. 'When you can investigate the doings of living objects so small that 30,000 of them, laid end to end, ' wouldn't be an inch long, then you can give the microscope the credit. There are few instruments in this world that are so valuable as this. It has shown us more of the miracle of life \ than was ever possible to our fore I fathers, and we can rejoice, if we care i to, over the many things we know ' that were hidden from the wise men ^ ] of earlier days. ? You remember we were having a ? yarn about Holland the other day 1 'Well, in the ancient town of Delft I discovered, to my own intense satisfac , tion, the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 15 May 1896
J. H. GEDDES, BIRT & CO., LTD. N.S.W. GOVERNMENT MEAT MARKETS, DARLING HARBOUR, SYDNEY. SALES of Country Killed Meat held DAILY at the Market*. SfilHnc- A«r«nts- / Messrs. TOMPSON, MANNING and JEREMY. aeiung Agents. ^ Messrs- McMASTER, HUDSON and CO. Meat treated for Shipment to Europe at a Consolidated Charge for DeUrery ia LaaiM| or to inolnde Storage and Sale Charges in London. OFFICE: MACQUARIE PLACE, SYDNEY. Managing; Director In Australian Secretary i J. H. QEDDE8. CHARLE8 C. TAYLOK.
HORSES. Hill, Clark and Co. report—. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 15 May 1896
HORSES. Hill, Clark and Co. report The supplies at Camperdown during the past month have been exceedingly heavy, and, as a result, sales have 'been excep tionally dull for any medium and inferior sorts, results in many instances barely covering expenses. This has been par ticnlarly the cape during the. past week, when, owing to the absence of the Indian buyers, who in some instances have com pleted their purchases, sales have been most difficult to effect, well-grown light horses showing quality and substance, and extra heavy draughts, however, command good competition, and unless intending con signors can send either of these classes we would strongly advise them to hold their horses back ; anyway, for the present. We shall at all times be very pleased to advise as to market prospc-cts on application. Our sales have been through the yards. 267 head, account 0. Dwyer, H. J. Eccleston. Jardine, Harkness. J. Peberdy, J. Arn'ell, C. Caton and Sons and others. We quote extra heavy draug...
[?]omebush fat Stock Sales. The OFFICIAL REPORTS of the FAT STOCK SALESMEN'S ASSOCIATION of SYDNEY. THURSDAY MAY 14, 1896. SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 15 May 1896
Staetolt Jto %itt& Safao The OFFICIAL REPORTS of the FAT STOCK SALESMEN'S ASSOCIATION of SYDNEY. THURSDAY^MAY 14, 1896. SHEEP. 44,089 Sheep penned, making a total of 62,052 for the week. This supply was con siderably above requirements, consequently opening sales showed a, fall on late rates, and, although the Sydney Meat Preserving Company materially assisted the market by purchasing an unusually large number, it was impossible to sustain values, which went from Gd to Is below last week's quotations, the decline on lower qualities specially being more particularly noticeable. Lambs were in moderate supply and the demand was strong, prices showing a slight improvement for all descriptions. QUOTATIONS : Prime xbred wethers 9s to 9s 6d Good xbred wethers 7s 6d to 8s 3d Extra prime merino wethers 9s 2d to 9s yd Prime merino wethers 7s 9d to 8s 6d Fair to good merino wethers 6s to 7s Prime xbred ewes 7s 7d to 8s Sd, few 9s 2d Good xbred ewes 6s 8d to 7s 4d Fair to middling 4s li...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 15 May 1896
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LAMBS. J. C. Young and Co. sold— [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 15 May 1896
I LAMBS. J. C. Young and Co. sold— 5 lambs W. Darrington, rail Blayney ... 5 4 Hill, Clark and Co. sold— 101 xbred lambs W. Mather, rail Young ... 7 1 98 xbred lambs Jas. Mettam, Bor ambil, rail Quirindi ... 6 5 11 lambs J. and J. Ryan, Brisbane Meadow, rail Marulan ... 6 5 26 hoggets T. H. Buchanan, Nubba Siding, rail Wallendbeen ... 5 0 15 lambs same owner ... 4 7 8 lamba J. Hallam, jun., Castle Hill, rail Gunning ... 5 8 17 lamb, D. Hannabury, Golspie, rail Goulburn ... 5 2 81 lambs H. Boot, Dairyman's Plain, lail Cooma 5/4 to 5 5 Jitt, Son & Badgery, Ltd., sold— 75 lambs Magennis and Julian, Bookham. mil Bowning 6/3 to 6 7 7 lamba H. Morion, Boomey, rail Warue ... 6 1 5 lambs J. Quinn, Gunningbar Creek, rail Nyngan ... 5 5 104 lambs J. J. McCormack, Lag gan, rail Goulburn ... 4 10 60 lamba F. D. Badgery, St. Clair, rail Bowning ... 4 10 19 lamba same owner ... 4 10 Joseph Leeds and Co. sold— 119 lambs J. Dalton, Kangaroobie, rail Orange ... 6 4 57 lamba Western Agents ra...
CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 15 May 1896
C A. T T L E. 457 Cattle yarded, the quality generally being medium, and included a good propor tion of cows. There was a small attendance of buyerB, but competition was fairly brisk, prices being a shade firmer, market having an upward tendency. QUOTATIONS : Beat yarda of bullooks £5 Is to £5 5s Best pens of cows £3 10s to £3 14s Good yards of bullocks £4 5s to £4 15s Good pens of cows £3 to £3 5b Medium yards of bullocks £3 5a to £3 15a Inferior to medium 35b to 45s Lower qualities from 33s 3d to 50s AVERAGES. NO. DHSOBIPTIOH. OWNBBS. AVEBAGB. BHMABK8 £ 8. d. 10 bullocks... W. O. Gilchrist ... 5 6 0 ...rail, Moss Vale 1 bullock ...Kanimbla Estate ... 5 5 0 ...rail, Mt. Victoria 20 bullocks... Jordan Rqdgers ... 4 17 6 ...rail, Narrabri 17 bullocks... Oobb and Co. ... 4 16 2 ...rail, Kelso 78 bullocks... E. and M. Cameron ..,465 ...rail, Narrabri 45 bullocks... P. H. Osborne ... 4 1 0 ...rail, Tarago 30 bullocks... E. Vickery and Sons .. ... 3 19 5 ...rail, Aberdeen 61 bullocks... ...
The Tick Disease. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 15 May 1896
The Tick Disease. (Abridged from the ' Queens lander.') A representative of the ' Queens lander ' waited upon Mr. P. R. Gordon, the Queensland Chief Inspec tor of Stock, in quest of information as to the present extent of tick disease in the Northern portion of that colony. Mr. Gordon said the disease was bad until February last, when the ticks began to disappear. At the end of March, however, they re-appeared with greater virulence, especially in the coast districts north of Towns ville. In the first attack it was no ticed that very few of the quiet cattle suffered, and, though tick infested, did not die. But in the present at tack they suffer even worse than the wild cattle, and the young cattle, which did not suffer previously, are at present badly affected. Along the stock routes in the Norch Kennedy district the ticks are bad ; but they don't seem to spread far from the stock routes, chough ultimately, unless the disease is checked, there is every probability of their spreading...
Artesian Water. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 15 May 1896
Artesian Water. From the ' Queensland Grazier.' Mr. Morehead's letter on a fuller utilisation of artesian water in the Western country has evoked a large amount of discussion. Mr. Richard Newton, speaking of Western affairs, and especially the smaller grazing leases, says, ' Settlement on those Western lands is a difficult problem. The dry ness of the country makes it difficult for selectors to take up small areas, as the outlay for providing water is often out of proportion to any return that can be got. During my electoral cam paign (for the Barcoo) I advocated the putting down of bores by the Govern ment, who could charge 5 per cent, on the outlay in the rent of the farms that might be laid out along bore streams. A man would willingly pay an extra rent per acre for country with running water through it .... I fail to see why the Grown as land lord should not make its estate attractive to tenants if it can be done without loss to the Stater' Mr Newton has hit the nail on the head...
Melbourne Fat Stock Market. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 15 May 1896
Melbourne Fat Stock Market. Tuesday. — In the live stock market to day the supply of fat sheep was a moderate one, 18,000 being yarded. In addition to the above total there were about 2000 stores. Prime crossbred wethers, 12s to 13s 6d ; extra ditto 14s to 14s 9d ; good ditto, 10s to lls ; second ditto, 8s to 9s 6d ; prime crossbred ewes, 10s to lls 6d ; extra ditto, 12s to 13s ; good ditto 8s 6d to 9s 6d ; second ditto, 7s to 8s; prime merino wethers, 10s 6d to 12s 6d ; good ditto, Ss 6d to 9a 9d; middling ditto, 7s to 8s ; inferior firm at 5s ; best merino ewes, 6s 9d to 8s ; second ditto. 5s 6d to 6s 6d ; others from 3s. A few shorn wethers sold at 16s to 18s 6(1, and some extra ewes at 14s 6d to 15s 6d. 5700 fat lambs were penned. Prime sold at 7s 6d to 8s 6d ; extra, 9s to 10s ; good, 6s 6d to 7s ; second and inferior from 3s 6d.
Wagga. TOMPSON, MANNING AND JEREMY REPORT [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 15 May 1896
Wa£ga TOMPSON. MANNING and JEREMY Report Having made the following sales : — Account Beet Bros, and Co. , Sandy Creek, 1600 fat sbeep ; F. G. Best,~Sandy Creek, a draft of pigs; James Dennis. Tarcutta. 120 fut sheep ; W. A. Dove, Tarcutta, 250 2-tooth crosBbred sheep ; J. -S. Taylor, Wugga, i2 head of milch cows ; P. Harm, Wagga, 12 fat cows; G. Martin, Wagga, 11 head mixed cattle ; Captain Lyons, Forest Hill, a draft of milch cows ; W. A. Dove, Tar cutta, 20 mixed pigs, and a draft of mixed cattle; R. Beaver. 32 pigs, Tarcutta. and a con signment of mixed cattle ; John Dunkley, Coolamon, 240 mixed sheep ; G. Terry, The Rock, 434 crossbred wethers ; H. J. Roberts, Tarcutta, 12 head of fat cattle ; Ckldwell Bros., Lake Albert, 12 head of mixed cattle; the Borambola Estate, Wagga. 50 prime fdt bullocks; A. M'Bean, Kirnd'jen, 914 cross bred sheep ; also, in conjunction with W. K. Garnsey and Co. , Forbss, 8000 6-tooth wethers. Also drafts of stock at auction on account of the following...
Station Life in Queensland. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 15 May 1896
Station Life in Queensland. A contributor writing to the ' Queenslander' says, — ' I cannot tell how many years it is since we had a good rainy season about Birdsville. Foi the past three and a-half years we have not had 12in. of rain, and only for the rivers coming down — that is the Herbert and Diamantina — the people would have had to leave this part of the country. It) is only the great quantity of ground that the flood waters cover that keeps the stock alive, on account of the herbage, &c , that grows after it. The squatters have not a very enviable time of it, what with drought, taxes and rabbits.' Stern Parent : ' You used to write every week, but of late you have only written every month.' Undergraduate : '? Yes ; but you must admit, guv'nor, that when I did write of late, I asked for more money than I did when I wrote every week.'
Mudgee Agricultural Show. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 15 May 1896
Mudgee Agricultural Show The 14 th annual show of the Mudgee District Pastoral and Agri cultural Association was opened on Tuesday. The attendance was large, and would, no doubt, have been larger but for the threatening state of the weather. Everything was in perfect order, and the exhibits were numerous and of a good quality. The exhibits from the Government experimental farm, as usual, attracted a great deal of attention. The stock and horse exhibits eclipsed anything that had ever been seen there. Some very good sheep were shown, and the farm and dairy produce competition was very keen, the exhibits being of ex ceptionally good quality. There were also exhibits of poultry, pigs, horticul ture, wines, vehicles, agricultural im plements, and industrial exhibits. There was also an exhibit of marble work from Bathurst, which was highly spoken of. The show was concluded on Wednesday and was a success.
Earmarking Cattle. TO THE EDITOR "S.S AND S. JOURNAL." [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Stock and Station Journal — 15 May 1896
Earmarking Cattle. TO THE EDITOR ' S.S AND S. JOURNAL.' Sir, — A short reply to Mr. Munro and I will trespass no more on your space or your readers' patience. Mr. Munro appears uuaware that in Queensland earmarks are registered and adjusted to procure dissimilariuy by district inspectors, consequently all \ji*i\j\ji.Kj kj j vuw 'JlWllU I1UU1U KJ\uV»L UUU same earmark. Small additional cuts are granted for special purposes, as milkers, studs, etc. There is a penalty for using any unregistered mark. The drover referred to in my pre vious letter admii.-tod that the buast; pointed out to him was a straggler. Had there been any doubt tho beast would have been impounded and the brand clipped. Attention being attracted by a strange earmark, I do not think the difficulty of reading tingle-pioce brands in the proposed proportions would be great. The simpler the brand the better. A triangle on the cheek was a well known Queensland brand, to which i he) owner would gladly re vert if permitted....