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WAGGA STOCK MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 25 March 1924
WAGGA STOCK HATJKKT. DALGETY and CO., LTD., auctioneers, Wagga, report having held their usual fortnightly sale on Thursday, March 13, when there was a total yarding of 16.500 sheep, 14,000 being sold; and 653 cattle, 435 sold. Thero was a very large attend ance of buyers from all parts of the dla. triet, and quite a number from Melbourne. Benalla, Cobram, and other parts of Vic The quality of the yarding was very much above' ihe average. ' The opeuing sales f(jr fat' slicep were in. clined to be dull, ma/rty of the local butch, ers 'not operating, ,but. as the sale pro gressed, vi^ces took av -rise and showed an improvumcut towards tho end. The. market- can be qiidted on a par wiith last sale for prime quality sheep, with a fall of from 2s foj 4s for J.plain, sorts. , , Thero was^i a large number of oattle yarded, some very prime bullocks and cows being penned'. Prices -vei;o on' a par with last day's prices for soid quality stuff, plain eorts being slightly'! easlcSr. i The yardin...
Statistically, Wool Prospects are Bright. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 25 March 1924
Statistically, Wool Prospects are Bright HOW will wool sell next year? Nobody knows for certain! Opinions differ, naturally, but It can be said that none of the experts expect to 'see any big change. One authority here in Sydney puts it thus: 'Wool prices may go up a .little, they may go down a little, or they may remain practically on the same level as to-day. I do not know.' - Statistically, the position is eminently sound. The world's wool supplies npfl not 1nr»r#-jis1nfr. Tn fnr-t f-lipv nro still Four years ago there was Bawra's ' 'mountain of wool.' To-day compara ?a tively It is only a mole hill. No country has considerably Increased its wool production in the last four years. The world to-day Is relying upon only the actual growth of wool for its needs. Sir Arthur Goldfinch estimates that the standard of consumption to-day 'v exceeds the actual- growth by at least twelve per cent. In the United States the tendency is towards less and less wool produc - tion. Cattle andj agri...
WEATHER REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 25 March 1924
WEATHER REPORT V During the past few days wet weather has been experienced over the ooastal areas and also on parte of tho tablelands. On the Blue Mountains and about the ftetropo litan area, asj well as the -catchment areas of tho Sydney water supply, the rain was very heavy during tho week-end and ex ceoded four inches in a' number of .places. jii uinor parts or tne coastal areas the falls wore mostly moderate, but a number of places received heavy fallB of over an inch. Over inland areas the weather has oontinued fine and mild generally. There was very little change in the con trolling centres yesterday 'morning and un.~ settlod weather, with further, rains, seems Probable on the coaet in the next day or so, with cool southerly winds inland. It should continue fine in most divisions, ex cept in tho north, whore unsettled weather lias gradually developed,' chiefly in tha North.East quarter, with some scattered, thundery rain.— D. J. Mares, State «Meteor ologist.
Parliament Should Keep Better Hours [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 25 March 1924
Parliament Should Keep Better Hours IT N Queensland there Is. a suggestion that Parliament should sit in the day 1 time only. The Acting Premier (Mr. Gillies) favours the suggestion. v At first flush, the suggestion seems good. If Parliament sat only in the day-time, you would expect better legislation. And everybody kno\Vs that ?we want better legislation, although we could do with less legislation. If Parliament sat in the day-time only, however, numbers of excellent zsen would be debarred from it. They could not afford, or they would, not be 'disposed, to give the whole of their time to Parliament. iuUIiy llieu ill VUX1UUB wumg UL UlU, bUOi Ub U±V piXiUUlj Uiicicaw, uuar s©ss, and the professions, would not be able to enter Parliament. Day sit tings only would] put a premium upon the professional politicians. A stigma has become attached to the -'professional politician.' . In most ^^tito'ajprofessiraalfPoijttMn^i^^^siwiii' as;more-osi loss ;ofc«.,aema- . ? ? 'Uf&s 'by hi...
AT A CLANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 25 March 1924
AT A CLANCE. NEW SOUTH WALES STATISTICS; Period four days endod at 9 a.m. on Mon. day. , :? Highest temperaturo recorded: 99 de grees at Tibooburra . Lowest Temperature recorded: 40 degrees at Kiandra. ? Highest point reached by barometer at 8 a.m.: 30.10 inches. Lowest Point recorded by barometer dj; 9 a.m.: 30.07 inches. ;? Heaviest fall of rain during 2 A hours : 497 points at LawBon. :
HERD TESTING. CONCESSION IN FEES. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 25 March 1924
HERD TESTINC. CONCESSION IN FEES. A further concession has been made by the Minister for Agriculture (Mr. F. A. Chaffey) in the fees charged to breeders of pure-bred dairy cattle for testing stock under the Australian test in? scheme. The membership fee,' of £o per annum has been altered to £5 ► V* JIIVUIVH3 UVUllllClHJillg Lilts tween July 1 and December 31, £2 10s between January 1 and March 31,, and 30s between April 1 and June 30. This will enable many breeders and dairy farmers who have cows ready for test to commence next month, in stead of waiting until July 1, and thereby losing production results,; for tine intervening period. This conces sion will become operative from April
WEATHER REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 25 March 1924
WEATHER REPORTS. The following Information i3 compiled Weather Bureau each morning. In the reading corrected and brought down to at 9 a.m. on the mornings named. The dry bulb thermometer taken at the i observed at that time. The 'wind' column strength at 9 a.m. on the last day of height and movement either of the river the sea' when the station is on the sea from the weather bulletins Issued by the 'barometer' columns will be found tho; sea-level of the barometers at that station: 'thermometer' is the reading of the same time, while 'weather' is the weather shows the direction of the wind and itg: the period. The final column shows the at that particular town, or' the state oft coast, for the last day of the period. -! || Barometer. | Thermometer| Weather. | AVI net IRlver: II ? ? ? ? ? ? ? : Station. || Frl. | Sat. | Mon. | Frl. |Sat.|Mon.| F. | S. | M. | Mon. |Mon,'r i p - | . | j j | iftTIrS Wllcannia ..|| 30.17 | 30.09 30.00 75 71 | 71 | C | F | F | E 18 (t Wentworth || 30.23 I ...
SINGAPORE AUSTRALIA'S VIEWS MR. BRDCE'S STATEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 25 March 1924
SINGAPORE . AUSTRALIA'S VIEWS MR. BRUCE'S STATEMENT. Tho Prime Minister (Mr. Bruce) made an important statement on Australian and Lmpiro defence, an tlio course of f. ®P^®£h at tho official dinner given bv the » Commonwealth Government to tho T^rscfa 1 in Melbourne on Mr. Bruce emphasised that our safetv 111 thn IT ?? *UVU4°» .*** &ne past, lay m tho closest possible co-operation with the British Navy. That co operation was vital to Australia and to tne Empire. In the past the main buf™ °,f Empire delenc© had fallen on the shoulders of Britain, b'ut, as a result of her great sacrifices in tho war, she was finding the task increas ingly difficult. Jt was for tho . other parts oi tho Empire which shared in the protection which the British- Navy afforded to now, come to her aid. AUSTRALIAN NAVY. Australia recognised that obligation, and was prepared to render the fullest measures of ? assistance that; her circum stances warranted. | We, however,'. were resolved that our aid sho...
THE RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 25 March 1924
THE RAINFALL. The following -was the total rain record ed in New South Wales lor the four days ended at 9 a.m. on Monday: — Western : Broken Hill 1, Wentworth 1, Euoton 2. „ Eiverina: Booligal 7, Hay 5. Northern Tablelands: Tabulam 23, Tenter fleld 1, Emmaville 1, Dralla 4, Walcha 10. Central Tablelands : Iiylatone 17, Mount Victoria 100, Blackheath 161, Katoomba 4%, Lawson 499, Springwood 246, Kurrajong 75, Taralga 50. Southern Tablelands: Goulburn 16, Can berra 21, Queanbeyan 8, Braidwood 121, Araluen 251, Michelago 7, Coojna 4, Nimmita bel 19, Bombala 24, Delegate 10. North Coast : Tweed He-ads 64, Mullumbim by 6, Byron Bay 65, Kyogle 42, Casino 144, Llsmore 180, Balllna 71, Grafton 62, Dor rigo 114 Coif's Harbour 65. Bellingen 9i3, Nambucca Heads 262, Kempsey 30, Mac lean 50. Hastings, Hunter and Manning: Port Macquarie 190, Laurieton 122. Manning Heade 48, Taree 18, Gloucester 108, Forster 21, Seal Eoclcs 451, Bullahdelah 165, Mus wellbrook 4j, Denman 6, Jerry's Plains 13, Sing...
SUN AND MOON. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 25 March 1924
SUN ANO MOON.' ? '- SUN. ; MOON. Eises. Sets. Bisfes. Sejis. Day of Week. a.m. p.'m.1^ p.m.. aith. Tues., Mar. 25 6/1 6.1 '? 9.9 - 10.6 Wed., Mar. 26 6.2 6.0 10.0 11.11 p.m. Thur., Mar. 27 6.3 5.58 .10.54 12:15 Frl., Mar. 28 6.4 5.57 -11.52 1.12 Sat., Mar. 29 6.4 5.55 ? ? - 2.6 ' ? . a.m. r . Sun., Mar. 30 ?,6.5.. 6.54. .1^51. .-,2^2 Mon., Mar. 3^. 6.6 .' 5.52 '' 1.'52: , ,r3.36 Full Moon: ' April 20,' at 12.11 a.m'.. ' New Moon: April 4 at 5.17 p.m.,; ' ? ? '' !? '.!?
Principal Cattle Averages [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 25 March 1924
Friii@Spai Qatf^ Averages A. E. Ruttcr, 9 blks. . . 10 10 9 J. Brown, 10 blks. ? . . 10 7 8 H. E. A. and V. White, 70 b 9 12 5 J. P. Rogers, 30 blks. .. 9 2 0 K. T. Hannigan, 28 blks 7 9 0 L. W. Gregory, 7 blks. .. 8 10 L. W. Gr0gory, 21 blks . . 7 9 4 Wirrialpa l'ast-oral Co., Ltd., ? 44 blks. ..749 J. Maynard, 11 blks. . . 6 17 3 R. Braid, 8 blks . . 6 15 9 L. W: Gregory, 12 blks .. 6 13 4 K. P; Hanigan, 19 blks 6 4 7 J. Robinson, 16 blks. . . 6 4 6 Ramornio Stn., 14 b. and s. 9 10 11 W. S. Kidman and Co., 65 b and strs. . . 7 18 9 Lissington Past Co., Ltd., 33 blks. and strs. 7 8 2 Momba Past. Co., 127 b and s 6 11 7 Springfield Stn., 74 b and s 6 11 2 Sir Sidney Kidman, 27 b & s 5 17 6 NiallfBros, 50 cows .. 8 1 10 J. S\T. Coutler, 8 cows . . 7 11 0 A. |S, Thompson, 24 cows . . 6 18 2 Cv H. Tindal, 21 cows . . 6 8-9 T.' L. Higgins, '22 cows 6 3 6 Yanda Est., 14 cows ..646 Gi, H-. Kidd, 33 cows 6 3 6 G. Marshall, 12 cows . . 6 2 6 McLennan Bros., 7 cows .. 6 0 10 J. Black...
Seeing by Wireless [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 25 March 1924
Seeing by; Wireless f It in well knmrn that pictures caul be ' reproduced, at a distance by special wireless instruments, but it baa . re mained for a clever young inventor,- , . Mr. J. L. Baird, to ehW how persons, views, and even, moving scenes can bo instantaneously visualised - by saniil&r means. How tibia is done m i^E.culfc to explain witaout diagrams, DOS is hoped that readers will ho able to get some idea of the apparatus used from the following description. Soma dimensions which hav« beon adopted for tho first model are given to raa&o the explanation mora easily tsador stood, _ /. At the sending station tho Boons to ? be transmitted is focussod by a, Isss on the surface of a rotating disc, which is perforated with & series of hoica arranged in one spiral turn. Tho dice is 20 inches across, and the imago, close to tho rim. ' As tho disc , in volves each hole pases a narrow ?'strip of the image, the first hole of the spiral passing the outermost strip;...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 25 March 1924
THE 'TttT' DNBU-HJTEI ^ EXERCISE SUM £4-7-6 BARE if IVs 1 0R £5/7/6 WITH MOUNTS. | tVT* / This Saddle is Tip-top value for tho u nr / money. The Tree is. plated top and \ t \ J / bottom, along the waist, which doubles I / / the life of the saddle. It weighs about 'k5'' m°untcd w'th leather girth, nlfU I .leathers, surcingle and stirrups. Fr&igfct jU li'll paid for cash with order, to any statist I I I hi I on N.S.W. railways. I I fl/fff Write for our oatalogue of Saddl8£^« JL/ ' including Texas Cowboy Outfits. THE FLY SHEET YOU HAVE ALWAYS WANTED. : This Fly Sheet is made of ? ? ? specially strong netting, ; light and cool. lIlffijlMIt i^iStlidli^^ ? 1 White, 22/6, post 1/- each. , POLO PLAYERS! If . , M l Write for Polo Stick List Hi M I ' and rules of game. Hf fig -. .1 Walther & SS©TOjis®igs
THOSE VALUATIONS. REDRESS DEMANDED. [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 25 March 1924
THOSE VALUATIONS. REDRESS DEMANDED. Speaking at tho Bangalow show ban quet Mr. Nesbitt, M.L.A.; said it was three months since Parliament went inter recess, and he had not received any notice that the question of relief ' from the Valuer-General's Department liad been dealt with. At the oDeniusr of Parliament, if nothing had been done, ho would take the most extreme* action. Mr. Ainsworth, manager of theBinna B-urra Factory, said tlie Tintenbar ratepayers passed a resolution under which Mr. Nesbitt was authorised to take any steps, and to overthrow the Government to obtain relief.
Somebody Ought to Think of Defence Sometimes [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 25 March 1924
Somebody Ought to Think of Defence Sometimes yrvFFIOIAL figures show that In five years' time Britain will have fewer \J? submarines than the United States, Japan or France, and fewer cruisers than Japan. Who will be ruling the waves in 1929V 9 To-day Britain has imore cruisere than any other Tower. Britain has 48 cruisers; United States has 2Q; Japan 28, and France 16. But In 1929 Britain will have only 32 cruisers, while Japan will have 40. Britain has 61 submarines, while the Unitedi States has 115. Japan has 44 and France 45. In 1929 Britain will have only 31 submarines, United estates 1^2, japan tv, ana d ranee o». Those figures will stand a lot of, ; thinking over! The British Empire is as far-flung as ever. And the naval responsibility is tremendous. Com pared with that of the British Empire, the naval responsibilities of the United States, Japan and France are small. Yet, there are those figures. To Australia, the figures are vitally Important. For our defence we depend upon...
MEAT PRICES [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 25 March 1924
MEAT PRICES i The Metropolitan IV^eat .Board supplies ua with the following list of the wholesale prices - of meat dlivered qt retail butch ers' Shops from Pyrmont Meat . ..Depot on Monday (24/3/ '24) : — BEEF. Per lb.. Ox Bodies ? 2VZ d to 3!/2d Ox Hinds . * ? 3i/2d to 5d Ox Fores ? 1'/4d to 1%d Cow Bodies ? 2!4d to 3'/-d Cow Hinds ? 3i/4d to 434d Cow Fores ? l'/4d 4o .V/Zd ' MUTTON: Lambs 7l/2d to 8d Hoggets ? 7d to 7i/2d Wethers ? 6d to 6'/2d Ewes ? 5'/ad to 6d
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Country Life Stock and Station Journal — 25 March 1924
? and (©very . pojjny of it. Grass and herbage may bo tho actual- means of ? 'il c' ; sustenance. to the stock. But -the money thoy earn ? ? is the chief reason for theiiv breeding and fattening. # J Top rates for Sbeop and Cattle at Homcbush - -? I ?? are, therefore, a necessity; and a necessity of first ? ' For that reason this advice is invaluablo. Rail your stock to: — WIneli€©mbe9 Carson LftcSo Fiemisigton Siding. Its worth gains wider recognition week by week. Good results produced by the firm's good work in selling consignments constantly bring its value before, sheep and cattle men in every district. Wire for Trucks: — Winchcombo Carson, Sydney.