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FARM AND FIELD. The Wool Market. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 5 June 1908
FARM AtW FIELD. The Wool Market. The wool market is still depressed. In' the course of an Interesting article on the subject, the Sydney *Daily Tele graph1' of 2nd May concludes:- ' "Careful consideration of tho latest news available from Europe cannot fall to leave the impression that we are da far off any improvement in values * as ever. Everything points to a repetition of what followed upon the collapse of the 1899 boom. On that occasion spe culators shared to a considerable extent in the losses which followed; but this year there has been very little outside speculative buying, so that the shrink age irt' values affects practically tfto trade alone, which haa to bear the full brunt of «the fall. ' "Those growers who are still holding their wool in tho hope of improved values will do well to consider -the posi tion in the light of the present indica tions. ,Wool has not yet reached tho lowest point touched after -the 1SD0 col-: lapse. That was recorded when tho bulk of the follo...
They say that, [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 5 June 1908
They say that, The wov.l market is still 011 tin: down grade, while fodder of ;i!l descriptions is still 'at high prices. Men Tumi tlitr candle at both eml.s and then say they are n:i fortunat,e. , 'Mr Callaway the shire engineer 'is enghsed preparing pl..us of the local recreation ground. ? A gitl should marry an economical man, but girls say it is ail ;j.\vful dis aster being engaged to one. Mrs Kvelyn -Thaw was ..ordered put of one of' the leading hotels in New York. .Harry Thaw is still an inniale ol' the .. Mntlcawait Asylum, and is likely to remain there until he re: leases more of. his dollars for the' benefit of his legal advisors. . 'Ijlie affairs of the Farmers, and Settlers' Co-operative Society Syd ney are now. in the hands of the official assignee. William Anderson is' offering' a prize for the most appropriate name for- his new theatre mhich he is .crecting in Melbourne. ? The soft hands of little children arc meant .'-to-, link .men's;, and , wonien s .liearts:.t^Vgdt...
LANDS FOR SETTLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 5 June 1908
LANDS FOR SETTLEMENT. THE following Crown Lands have been gazetted as available for Settlement on tho dates givon bolow CONDITIONAL PURCHASE LEASE: BARMEDMAN LAND DISTRICT, 2,503 acres in 1 block, distant 10 miles from Ariah Park, suitablo for crazing; annual rent, £42 l«ls. 4d. Availablo 4th Juno, 1908. (C.P.L. Area No. 113.) BARMEDMAN LAND DISTRICT (for inorly Scrub Leaso No. 84), 9,472 acres in 9 blocks, in areas ranging from 019 to 1,145 acres j distant G to 10^ miles from Ariah Park, and 16 to 10 miles from Barmedmnn; suitablo for grazing and agriculturo; annual rents, £28 Ss. to £83 2b. 6d. Available 4tl\ Juno, 1908. (C.P.L. Area No. 109.) BARMEDMAN LAND DISTRICT, within Kildary and Yithan Holdings, 3,9372 acres in 2 blocks of 1,377-$ awl 2.5G0 acres *, distant 22 miles from Ariah Park and 30 miles from Wyalong ; suitablo for grazing and agriculture; aunual rent, £34 9s. and £42 13s. 4d. rcspoctivoly. Availablo 4th Juno, 1908. (C.P.L. Area No. 110.) HARM EDM AN LAND DISTRICT, ...
S. R. F. A. THE DRAW. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 5 June 1908
S. R F. A. ' THIS - DRAW". Matches will be played on first mentioned'ground. ? "> 6th. . r Leiristcm -Finley(Stokes;)''/ Jerilderie-Beriigan'Y, Baikie). ? - ' JUNK 1.3 th. Bcrrignir-Finley (Baikie). Jerilderie-Leniston (Stokes). / JUNIJ 20th. Jerilderie-Finley (Stokes) Leniston -Berriga'n (Baikie). JUI.Y 4th. Finley - Leniston (Baikie). -Berrigau- Jerilderie (Stokes). Jo:.-'.- 11th. 'Finley-Berrisran (Stokes) ; Leniston-Jerilderie (Baikie) JUI.Y 18th. - Finley--Jerilderie (Baikie) IJerrigan-Leniston (Stokes)
ALL THAT WAS NEEDED. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 5 June 1908
ALL THAT AVAS NEEDED. . Tho first Earl of Mansfield had occa sion to dismiss his coachman,, and, on being asked for a "chatfactor," wroto as follows:-'The bearer, John --, lias sorvod mo for three years in tho capacity of coachman. Ho is an able drivor and a very sober man. I dis charged him because ho choatod. mo." A day or two later tho man returned to thank his old master for tho help ho had afforded in getting him ^a now bfirth. How had tho testimonial help ed him? Lord Mansfield wished to know. Tho now mastor had observed that ability to drive and sobriety were tlio qiialitios ho roquirod in a coachman. As for tho cheating, "I'm a Yorkshire mo," said tho now employer,
Coursing Fixtures. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 5 June 1908
Coursing- Fixtures. Tutigamah ... .... June. 10 Shepparto.u ' June ' ]" Rutherglcn ... ... .June. 1.7 Finley ... 1 ... June 24 Benalla ... ...* 24, 25 . Yarmwcmga July I Tocumwal ,... ... July 1 .Corou'ii ..... " 14, 15' .. "/Tungamali ... ' July 15. Tatura ' ... . " July 22 'Benalla / ... ... July 29 Finley ... , ... July 29 .yarrawonga ... ... Aug. 5. Tocumwal ... Aug. 12 Tutigamah ... ? . ... Aug. 12 Corowa . ... .... Aug. 12 ' Benalla ... Aug.''J'.)' Finley ... ... Aug; 26 Yarrawonrca ... ... Sep.. 2 ? Tocumwal ...i ... Sep 8 Rutlierglen ... . 9 : Tunganiah _... ... ,, 11 The "Farmer and Settler" ill bewailing . the fact that a branch of the F. and S. Association recently decided to withdraw its affiliation, withsthe central executive, on the ground of expense-a few pounds per annum-let itself go as fol lows:--"Having economised in this way this liody, now 110 longer a part of the great F.S.A.,. but a little local progress committee or mothers' meeting, found itself able to joyf...
VERY ANNOYING. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 5 June 1908
VERY ANNOYING. Whon tlio firo brigade, iu response to nil alarm, reachoci tlio long row of tenements, tho captain at once jumpo'd from his onginc and ondoavoured to locato the firo. AVhcn lie had ineffec tually hunted through three or four structures # for it, ho descried ail old woman sticking hor head out of a window of the topmost floor of an eight-storey tenement, a little farther up the street. "Any fire up tliero?" ho yelled, ! whon ho had reached tho pavemont bonoath the building, j In answor, tho old woman motioned for him to come up. I Accordingly, tho captain, with his 1 men, lugging tlioir heavy hoso behind ! thorn, laboriously ascended tho eight i flights and burst into tho room wliero tho old woman was. j "Where's the fire?" doinanded the | captain, whon no firo nor srnoko be l camo visible. I "Oh, thoro ain't none hero," roplied j tlio old woman, Hashing an oar-trum pet. "I asked y' up 'causo I couldn't hear a word you said away down i thero1"
MUSICAL WONDER CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 5 June 1908
IAVJCJOAII WONDER CHILDREN. Ul:o so many- of the world's groat CCVIVLCGJ'3, writes the "Westminster G«?iette," of IGth December, Sir Edward j 2)grr was cv "youthful prodigy" of ex ceptional gifts, as was proved by his ! Ipte performance at the /Queen's Hall of n suite composed by him at the-imma ture ago of twelve. But even Sir Ed ward was probably not as precocious as one of his English predecessors, Samuel Wesley, who In his eighth year heard a regimental.band play a march' which ho Jiad composed, for it. At eleven Franz Schubert had already placed several songs, str'ng-quartettes, and piano pieces to his credit. Handel's first at tempts at composition were made ac eight; and Vieuxtemps, who began to acrapc tho strings of a tiny fiddle at two,, is said to have been ,even more preco cious. Sir Charles Halle was only four years old when he played in public a. sonata expressly composed for him; Liszt was a public performer at nine;, Chopin and Rubinstein at eight; Lad/ Hallo and Joac...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 5 June 1908
PERCY MEILLON, Solicitor, &c., J £ R I L D C-: K I - . CommiHsiouer lor Tnkiiijr Atfiriaviiy m New South .Wales ami Vi»:toi»H. AVill visa KiitU-y .ti.-i Tnt-iimuM Monthly L'ourc l>.v* Tocurim-al K May. following .Ju l ARCHIBALD 0.' TUTHILL, Solicitor &c. , ATTHNDS Tocumwal Thursday 'Afternoon will re main lor regular Court (ii.vs. Commissioner for Affidavits for .. New South Wales. Stock Station' and Financial Agents and Auctioneers, etc. RENUJQlIiN * -t -4-f-y ' I ^ Stock Lists nil-niit-ticiUion. """ Cle-ti-hi^ ;iimI S'eci:it Sali>ft . iniiiu-teii in flnv t»:»:T of i In- I it-! i ici t>!. w>i«-\, liun iUiiu Jvnln^io, Touiwitwul, .Moan.a, ' Mw ISarhatn, Moulium-in, :»m1 Doniliijuiu. (H. LLOYD, Ai'ciK-iM:.i.) CAMPBELL & .00., AUCTIONEERS ITUKlUSKAIX (Vic), and TOCUMWAL. l&lt;epi:!ar Siork Sales l-.eM a; Numur fcah, Kau:iia:i:i', Strathmcrion, and Tocunnval Horse hn.!u at Nti»uur»-ah Monthly. Oejrinj! S iit-.s conducted. L'";;';r.s r.t:: *i,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 5 June 1908
-7?/ ^.dUSi^wr/^'/iT ' . SOMETHING REALLY NE^^^g?RQP MAKER Take a good look at this Cultivator^ it's the ?/'?IDEAL" S$l§0 CULTIVATOR., Patented and Manufactured by J. T. CLOSE, at bis Steam Implement Works, Finley, New South Wales, THE "IDSAL " DISC CULTIVATOSr '6fi WIDE. . Did vou.evei; see a better, proporlioned^or .mora simple-looking Implement ? It is just as good as j it looks. It is made .right, works' right,1 and is not an untried experiment; It has a record UN i SURPASSED by any like tool on the.marker. . Its.praises are sounded from all parts of the State in j. fact from many other States-. . ?>' . . - The''IDEAL" is built o: ;iroii; and stsa',: well braced up and stayed, aiid is mounted oil three ? massive i;on wheels; It isjnr.actica/dy iiidesrrlietible. Send a post card to ; . /. " J. T.- CLOSE, Finley; N.S.\V.,;for full particulars and testimonials. READ THIS TWICE. [.Copy] - . Bot-eo Creaky . oU.n!J.«T. Cx/jsi:, Finley. . . July 2ial, Deir Sir,:-I hav* inuca pi ns i...
Tocumwal Guardian AND FINLEY FREE PRESS. (Established 1897.) FRIDAY, JUNE, 5th 1908. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 5 June 1908
Tocumwal Guardian AND ? FINLEY FREE PRESS. . : (Established 1897.) j FRIDAY, JUNE, 5th 190S. MECHANICS' INSTITUTE.;-- The committee of the above met on Tues day evening last, but beyond pass ing a few accounts for 'payment and giving.instructions for painting the bnildiiig; little else \vas done. The annual meeting will .be held ear'yinext month.'. .l?or BrojicM'il co»ii?1ir ttiko Woo&lt;V Cr«;it Pt5i»i)oi*miut euro.' 1h (M, . RACES.-The Tocumwal race club sub-com mittee^niet at Staple's Hotel on Wednesday last, wlien the foll owing. programme for the WinU'r meetinj; was framed. *~ Hurdle Race of j£l 2, about 2 miles. Maiden Plate of £5, About 6 furlongs. Winter Handicap.of&lt;.£l5', about i. mile due furlong. Handicap Trial Stakes-of about 6 furlongs. President's Stake of ,£10. about 7 furlongs. Farewell Handicap of ,£10, about 6. furlongs. Further detailed particul; ars.ib-a. later -i^sue. Meeting, will be held on July 22nd. . ?> , Bvhy'S fiU'rr.K Trtoirnr.ua.-*...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 5 June 1908
DEATH. 'BarTIIKI.SON.-On the 31st May at Mrs Pigot's hospital,; Tocumwai", Walter,' tbe deany beloved eldest son of T. and T. Bartlielsoti. Aged 17 years. (The result of an acci dent on. tbe football ground;! on the 30th May). 1 - ' Deeply regretted. ./' . IN MEMORIAM i I11 loving memory of our little Son, Stewart, who died 5H1, June, 1903. ? ' ?????. ^ ' "For of such! is tbeV Kingdom; -ui\ Heaven".
THE PROGRESS OF IMMIGRATION. What the Intelligence Department is doing. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 5 June 1908
THE PROGRESS OF IMMI GRATION. What the Intelligence Department is doing. - A REPORT which hns boon issued by tho . Tutolligonco Dopartmont, shows that during tho four months-1st January to 30th April, 1908-89$ assisted immi rrrnnts havo arrived in Now 'Smith "\ValA9. For tho corresponding period of 1907 tho arrivals numbered £08; go. I that tho figures for the o.poning months of the presont your show an increaso of ovor 58 por cent. Tn the whole I of 1906-tho first year of oporntion of I the now assisted immigration policy 1 tlie immigrants numbered only 590. Tn 1907 tho numbers roso to 2,845; and | there is now every promise of a furthor .substantial incronso for tho current year. Out of tho 899 assisted immigrants, no fowor than 890 camo from tho United Kingdom. England contributed 553, or 02 por cent.; Scotland, 218 (24*5 por cont.'); Ireland, 97 (11 per cont.); and "Wales, 22 (2*5 per cont.), while tho bnlnnco of 9 was made up by South Africa and Denmark, which contri buted 6 an...
AMBASSADORS IN PYJAMAS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 5 June 1908
AMBASSADORS IN PYJAMAS. Sir Frank Lascclles, British Ambas sador to Germany, is the "celebrity at home" of the current, issue of "The World." The writer remarks that the Ka'iser delights in paying* surprise calls, and he loves to recount how he caught the British Ambassador in pyjamas. Th:'s story has been told in so many differ ent ways that it is interesting to have, the Ambassador's own version. "What happened was," said Sir Frank, "that I awoke one morning to , find the Emperor standing by my bed. The -.surprise quite took away my breatli, and all I could ejaculate was &lt;God bless me!' I essayed to rise, but the Emperor pushed me back into bed. 'At least yopr Majesty must allow me *o .'-rive you a cigarette,5 I said. The Emperor took one and sat there on the edge of the bed talking for half an hour." At the end of the interview the Kaiser rose to go. "I must see your Majesty out," . said the Ambassador from the bed. "Oh, no, you mustn't come down," replied the Emperor....
A NEW DEPARTURE IN STATE AGRICULTURE. Bringing the Department to the Farmer. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 5 June 1908
A NEW DEPARTURE IN STATE AGRICULTURE. Bringing the Department to the Farmer. Tun Dopartinont of Agriculture, which has rccontly boon reorganised AS a separate Department of State by the Hon. John Perry and his Under Secretary.. Mr. H. C. L. Anderson, baa embarked on an important now depar ture in conncctionjvith its experimental work. The scheme may bo summed up in a fow words. Hitherto, the important experiments with seeds, manures, crops, and foddor, fruit, vines, and stock, which have boon carried on with a view-to improving existing con ditions, and of introducing now and im proved varioties and mochods of produc tion, have been confined to the different experimental farms and stations, situ ated in a fow, widely-scattered localities. The importrtneo of this work cannot bo over-estimated, nnd an immense amount of valuable research has already taken place. The Department is, how ever, far from satisfied with its present mothod of making the farming com munity at largo acquainted ...
THE DISGUISED EMPEROR. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 5 June 1908
THE DISGUISED EMPEROR. In "Tales of my Father," Airs. Falls tells of an adventure experienced by him while visiting a friend in War saw. Ho had been walking with the Prince and had stopped into a small cafe.^ At the next table sat a tall Russian soldier with one or two com panions. Tho soldier took out a box of dominoes and challenged one of his frionds to a game. Tho Prince said to my father-"Go ask him to play with you. I know him, and ho is an interesting man to talk to." My father crossed over to tho table with the Prince, who said something in Polish. Tho soldier immediately ! invited my father to sit down nnd play. ; At tho ond of a game the soldier re- j marked: | "My regiment ia quartered at St. Petersburg. If you over go there call : nt tho barracks and ask for Sergeant' R." -j "If you over go to London, call at tho Life Guard's Barracks and ask . for Captain IT.," returned my father. Tho "Russian rose, saying it was 1 ot for lnm to sit in tho presence of Jiis superior ofFi...
THE EARTH DRYING UP. An Inevitable Doom. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 5 June 1908
THE EARTH DRYING UP. An Inevitablo Doom. The moon is dried up and dead; Mars is following in its footsteps; the earth is chasing- Mars. In this race toward planetary death the small pianets come in ahead. Astronomers on the great pianet Jupiter, which is S3 yet mostly vaporous or liguid, will one day be watching with their telescopes the last desperate efforts of the des cendants of Adam to get water enough to keep themselves alive, just as we to-day are studving with wonder the gigantic- irrigation system that .grid irons the face of Mars. The statement that the earth is dry ing up is no figment of the imagina tion, says Professor Serviss. Startling evidence of its ail too manifest trutli has lately been brought .to light in the centre of Asia, the greatest of the con tinents. Similar evidence exists m the desert of Sahara, but that dried"up so long 'before recorded history that it does not impress us as the result of a continuous process. In . Asia, on the other hand, this process...
THE DAIRY. FEEDING OF DAIRY COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 5 June 1908
THE DAIRY. FEEDING OF DAIRY COWS. The following Instructive summary of results obtained in the course of experi ments on the feediivg of dairy,cattle is given at the conclusion of Bulletin No. 5, issued by the Agricultural Department of the County Council for the County Palatjne of Lancaster:-* SUMMER FEEDING EXPERIMENT. 1. The cows fed on undecorticated cot .ton cake gave tho/-euvlest y!eld of milk and also the largest profit of the threo foods tested. 2. The cows fed on bean meal gave a heavier yield of milk than those fed on gluten meal, but, owing to the greater cost of the bean meal, the profit on the two foods was practically equal. 3. The cows fed on gluten meal and bean meal showed a greater tendency to lay on flesh than those fed wl-ih unde corticated cotton cake. 4. The various foods given to the cows did not appreciably- influence the per centage of fat-or solids not fat iri the milk. &lt; '5. The percentage of fat in both night and morning's milk increased as the...