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JOHNSON'S WATERLOO. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 27 March 1914
::JOHNSON'S WATERLO. (Being-a reprint fr:im thie Americani "Jeweller," and taken from a booklet published by the "Sheldon Schools of Chicago.") lThere's a iot:of :.talk aboit sucoess in :life printed nowadays ;-sonic of iti is pretty. good, and I suppose i. , .does inuch good; a lot of you :fellows need coasiderablie trimming, anyway, i 3ut, to my, mind,' they don't any of theni reach down -to the root of the matter sih niy first lesson did.." You felow~s talk about the scarcity of good men; tell how you are driven to secure fore men that know more than the men they've got to boss;-now scarce super intcndents are; how -good salesmen are worth their weight in gold,. and. all that sort of t~hing. .I suppose it en oourages some who are akready. on vle right' path, so that they'll keep on im proving themselves a little; - but it doesn't go to the root of the matter. It doesn't start a crop of lively yonng sters who. will all be fit to take the places? f us fellows with white haftr or wi...
ARGENTINA'S WHEAT INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 27 March 1914
A .,.~ET "-. " vEAT I .:DUSTRY. Argentina,: in spite of pooa marketuin facilities and a ; bacwc urd farming po pulation, alheady :itanks hird among the three wheat-exporting couhtries oa the world Its area devoted to wheat cul turo has double: during the ,past 10 years, and is three times as largo as it was only 15 years ago. There is every prospect, too, of a still greater advance in the near future. In the August SUnited Elnipire, Mr. S. Hodred, of iBuenos Ayres, gives ng initerestiu, ac ccount of cereal-?rowing in this South American republic, whcic bids fair to Itecomit one of thie world's granaries o)\\ingi to conditions of climate and .oil, irgentina cannot, it would seem, .nuter into serious compotition with C.IIniil in thIe producltion of "strong wheat. 1rlettia wheat, originally ibrought frm Italy, forlms ibout 70 per eint, of the crop, and ]ussian wheat 20 per rent., while the remaining 10 hit cent, wrould incll:de varlious classes ii whit, swinie oi w'heih are grown spe I...
FURRED SKINS March 18. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 27 March 1914
FURRED SKINS March 18, Dalgety and Company, Ltd, report: Vie. Brush Kangaroo 2/3 to 2/9 lb Rabbits, Victorian, headless per lb. Best . ... ... 8dto8-d Mixed ... ... 6d to 7$d Does and halfgrown Gd to 7d Kittens ... ... 4d to 5d Fox skins- Winter firsts 90/ to 108/ per doz. ,, seconds 60/- to SO/- ,, ,, thirds 40/- to 50/- ,, Wallaby, tanners' 2/4 to 2/G per lb Do. thin fur 2/7 to 3] ,, Do. good fur 3/3 to 4 ,
HIDE MARKET March 18. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 27 March 1914
HIDE MARKET a March 18. Dalgety and Company, Ltd., report: Victorian Iight-weights ... 8-d to 9-1r do, medium-weights ... 8"d to 9id do. kip weights ... ... 8d to 9-d do. dry condition ...9dd to 105}d do. heavy hides (pidked)9)d to 1Ojd do. do. do. (stout.) 9td to 91d do. do. (sheety) ... 8Id to 8)d do. bull hides ..... 6d to 7¼d do. damaged bides and kips ......... 7½d to Srid Light Heavy C?alfskine .;. 99d to 10d 6Jd to 7jd do. meaty 7d to 8d 6d to 6d do. out ,., d to ,4 .S5d to Qd
SHEEPSKINS March 18. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 27 March 1914
SHEEPSKINS March 18. Dalgety and Company, Ltd, report: Each. Each. Green skins Town. Country. Early shorn... 4/6 to 6/6 3/6 to 5/6 Late do .... 2/9 to 8/9 2/3 to 8/3 Spring lambs 2/9 to 5/ 2/6 to 416 Lamb pelts ... 1/9 to 2/9 1/6 to 2/6 Dry skins, at per lb. Super. Average. Merino Pelts, well grown 7:, to 7?1 6ld to 7d Do., short 5.1 to 7d 5)d to 6 d Crossbred- Pelts, well grown 7-d to 8-d 7-d to 7-d Do., shorn 5½d to 6?id 5:d to 6d Spring lambs 8d to 8d 7}d to 8d Lamb pelts 7d to 7-d 6ad to 7d
THE MARKETS. SPECIAL CATTLE SALE AT CANN RIVER Monday, March 16. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 27 March 1914
THE MARKI(ETS. SPECIAL CATTLE SALE AT CANN RIVER Monday, Mlarch 16. Messrs A. Macarthur and Co. report having held their first autumn sale at Ward's yards on 16th March, when they placed 200 head of mixed cattle before a good attendance of buyers There was keen competition for all classes, and the entire yarding changed hands at prices in advance of late rates. We sold: 9 steers at £4- 12s 6d; 24 do, 1 to 2 years at £3 4~; 27 heifers, 2 years, £3 5s; 14 heifers, 1l years, £2 16s; 24 yearlings at £2 10s. Dairy sorts-6 heifers, £3 2s 6d; 66 Jersey heifers, 1 to 2 years, £2 6s. Store Cows-13 at £3 15s; others from £2 15s, and various odd lots at same rates.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 27 March 1914
'2 Nervous, Breakdown Mr. P. R. MILES, a well-known Interstate Traveller, REPRESENTING ONE OF THE LARGEST COMMERCIAL FIRMS IN AUSTRALASIA, - WRITES A.REMARKABLE LETTER TO CLEMENTS TONIC LTD.,: IN WHICH HE DRAWS THE PUBLIC ATTENTION TO 'HIS WONDERFUL RECOVERY TO HEALTH AFTER ALL MED. CINES FAILED HIM. " I'-· MR, MILES EMPHATICALLY DECLARES HE CONSIDERS THIS TONIC THE GREATEST IN THE WORLD, BECAUSE HiE KNOWS WHAT IT DID FOR HIM AND FOR HIS SYDNEY FRIEND WHO ADVISED HIM TO TAKE IT, AND WHOMi: IT CURED OF RHEUMATISM AFTER HE HAD BEEN.CON- : SIDERED INCURABLE, READ THIS LETTER-IT IS GOOD READING FOR THOSE WHO DESIRE TO REGAIN HEALTH. Commercial Travellers' Club. Moore St., Sydney, 3/4/13, . CLI?MENTS TONIC LTD., " For years I suffered from CHRONIC INDIGESTION and DEBILITY, and, as my profession is one involving vyery stren'uous d?uiies in the interests of one of the largest international firms represented in Australia, at times I found it very difficult, on account of ill-health, to perf...
SPECIAL CATTLE SALE. Bairnsdale, March 20 [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 27 March 1914
SPECIAL CATTLE SALE Bairnsdale, March 20 Messrs A. Macarthur and Co. held a special sale of store cattle at their yards as above, when a very nice yarding of up-country cattle was offered. Buyers were present from the principal fatten ing centres of Victoria, wvho secured all the bullocks sold. The dry season in terfered with competition a lot and prices for bullocks were much b16w'er than they would have been if we had. had a good fall of the much-needed rain; but for cows and young cattle the demand was good, with prices quite up to late sales. Mir F. M. Humphreys' 47 yonng bullocks made £6.5s; 20 Tamba Crossing bullocks, very nice queliity, 16 15.; 29 young bullocks, nice quality and in very forward order. £6 18s; 51 2, 3 and 4 year old bullcks from En. say, £6 5-; 30 young bullocks, Omeo bred, £6; Tambo Crossing hullocks, £5 19s; 26 8 year olds at £5 5s; 2 year pld steers from Swift)'s Creek,5 £4 15s; 19 3 year old steers, £5 7s; 32 3 year old steels £5 Os; steers, £4 and £4 12s...
SPECIAL SHEEP SALE. Bairnsdale, March 18. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 27 March 1914
SPECIAL SHEEP SALE. Bairnsdale, March 18. Messrs A. Macarthur and Co. report holding a special sheep sale as above, when they yarded 4000 of all classes. There was a very good attendance of local buyers. Sales were made in nearly every instance by auction, and prices were satisfactory, but hardly up to our last big sale, Sales-100 xbred ewes, 2 tooth, well grown and nice-con ditioned, 18s 63; 72 xbred ewes, 2, 4, and 6 tooth, 14a 1ld. cmebacks, same age, 13s 7d; 289 xbred ewes, 2, 4, 6 tooth, 153 11d; 192 do. do. 153 10d; 77 do. do., 15S 6d; 57 dry ewes 14s 3d; 550 xbred wethers, 4 and 6 tooth, fairly grown and in fair order, 14e 61; fat wethers at 18s 51; 120 comeback ewes at 18s; 63 xbred ewes, full mouth, 153; 347 cb ewes, 4. 6 and 8 tooth, 15s Id; xbred ewes, 2, 4 and 6 tooth, 15s; 176 xbred ewes, mostly full mouth, 14s Gd; 227 xhred ewes, 4, 6 and 8 tooth, 133 Id; 236 xbred ewes, full mouth, 13s 3d; several other lines of aged ewes at mar ket rates; 379 xbred weaners from Bucha...
WOOL March 18 [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 27 March 1914
WOOL March 18 Dalgety and Company, Ltd., report: -In the absence of supplies the local market continues to be extremely quiet. For the present interest is chiefly cen tred in the opening of the wool sales i, Brisbane on the 24th inst, when the combined brokers will submit some 17,000 bales for sale. The offering is a comparatively small one for that centre and much below the original estimate, but heavy rains having delayed the transit of wool to the stores, the cata logues, although smaller than usual, will be thbroughly representative.
SPECIAL SALE AT BENAMBRA Saturday, March 14. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 27 March 1914
SPECIAL SALE AT BENAMBRA Saturday, M'irch 14. A. Macartnur and Co hild a very succeesful sale of stoclk at their new and commodious yards, when they sold: 324 xbred ewes, 2, 4 and 6 tooth at 15s 9d; 205 xbred ewes, 16s 5d; 130 do., 14s 4i,:; 128 2, 4, 6 and 8 tooth do., 12s 2.1; 173 cb and xbred wethers, lis; 105 weaner ewes, lls 4d; 72 merino Awes, 9s 7d; 230 cb nethers, 12 lOd; 53 merino wethers, 83 DJ; 154 weaners, 1ls; 22 3 year old bnllhcks £5 14;; 28 builocks, 3 years, £4- 7s; 12 ,eilers, £2 17s; 15 steers, £3 4-; 17 4 year old bullocks, £6 10.; 26 4I year old bul locks, £6 3;; privately for Mr 0. H. V. PLenders 80 bullocks, £7 10s; for Mr .W, Pendergast, 100 bullocks, £7 183; for M. M. Gibson, 13 bullocks £7 5S.
ORBOST SHIRE COUNCIL. SATURDAY, 28TH MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 3 April 1914
-ORBOST SHIRE COUNCIL ~-4---- SuS?nDAY, 2Sltu MaLACII. The following were present: Crs Lynn, (president), Johnston, Munro, D. Cameron, H. Cameron, Watt, Rod well, F. A. Nixon, and G. Nixon. The business transacted at the com mittee meeting of the council on the 20th inst. was duly confirmed. DELEGATE rVl~ER UIRIDG E. A letter was received from the Public Works Department in reference to the plans for the bridge over the Delegate River, which is to be erecied by the Bibbenluke Shire and subsidised by the Orbost Shire and the Public Works Department. The department objected that the approach on the Victorian side had a grade of 1 in 11, and required an alteration. It was decided to communicate with the Bibbenluke council. THE PICLTURE Suow. A letter was, received from T. Hardy in reference to his application for a li cense for his picture show, stating that he had given an order for 20,000 bricks for the erection of a hall and asking the council to allow him, three months' time in ord...
A LACONIC SPEECH. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 3 April 1914
A LACONIC SPEECH, -+-~---- At an earlier period of English rural life there was perhaps more of an equality between the landowners and their labourers than exists to day. A recently-published book, en titled "Coke of Norfolk and His Friends," gives a lively picture of society in his day. Among the homely occasions described is the dinner given at the end of the sheep-shearing season at Holkham. The shortest speech on record at the clippings is said to be the following. A man was observed to make ef forts to rise to his feet, but each time he was hustled baek by his companions, who, probably on the principle that a prophet is with out honour in his own country, re commended him to hold his tongue. "Sit down, will 'ee !" they reiter ated, firmly, when suddenly Coke no ticed the little commotion, and iu terfered. "I see," he said, "that good fel low has something to say to us. Pray let him speak." The man, thus encouraged, rose triumphantly to his feet, and ham mered on the table. Prof...
THE TIDES High water at Marlo and Conran. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 3 April 1914
THE TIDES High water at Marlo and Oouran, Friday, Apr. 3, 1.18 a.m. 1.389 p.m. Saturday, ,, 4, 2.1 ,, 2 24 Sunday, ,, 5, 2 47 ,, 1l ,, Monday, ,, 6, 3 35 ,, 4.1 Tuesday, ,, 7, 4.29 ,, 4.58 ,, Wednesday, 8, 5.27 ,, 5.5. ,, Thursday, ,, 9, 6.40 ,, 7.2 ,, Friday, ,, 10, 7.52 ,, 8.27 ,, Saturday, ,, 11, 8 59.,, 9.80 ,, Sunday, ,, 12, 9.59 ,, 10.26 ,, Monday, ,,13, 10.53 ,, 11.19,, T'uesday, ,, 14, 11.44 ,, Wednesday, 15, 12.9 ,, 12.33 ,, Thursday' ,, 16, 12.56 ,, 1.20 ,, Those times may vary according to ?weather conditions, westerly winds ca?using the tides to hold up later,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 3 April 1914
Harvesting Machdinery MOWING MACHINES, "REAPERS AND BINDERS We can now supply with our Mowing Machines a Scrub-cutting Cutter Bar; also a Weeder Attachment by which the Cutter Bar can be .raised from 5in. to 0Oin. above usual position, thus enabling weeds, bracken, etc., to be cut without damaging jgrass crop.; -iI HAY 1AKES, HAY TEDDERS. The best quality goods only. A large stock of duplicates kept. H. JAMES & CO. Maize Products Ppty., Ltd. Works: Footscray. CASH buyers of MAIZE on contract system at a flat rate. Contracc form to be seen at the office of Mr R. J'. Mosley, solicitor, Orbost, .WE ARE NOW OPENING A LARGE AND SPECIALLY - SELECTED STOCK OF Drapery, Millinery, Manchester, Haberdashery,- Mercery an Wearing Apparel Of Every Description for Autumn and Winter. DON'T. MISS THE OPPORTUNITY OF PURCHASING THE LATEST. A gLrgen Consignment, of the Latest Styles in Foot wear has just arrived, and is now opening. A NEW LOT OF WALLPAPERS TO HAND IN VERY . . PRETTY DESIGNS. .D...