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INVERELL. Re-Forming the Branch. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 11 April 1906
INVERELL. Re-Formfng the Branoh. On March 26th, Mr. J. Perry, M.L.A., President of the Association, addressed a public meeting here in the interests of the Association and of the farming class generally. At the close of his address, it was re solved to re-form the Inverell Branch, and Mr. R. Hughes was appointed secre tary, pro tem, with power to convene a mfifttinir at an parlv flntp fnr thp piprtirm of officers, many of those present en rolling themselves as members. Amongst other things' in his address, Mr. Perry said there were 170 branches of the Association throughout the State, and it behoved them to combine and see to it that their rights were attended to. There were 73,000 farmers settled on the land, and from what he could see it was useless for them to ask for anything unless they presented a solid front. In New Zealand there were 50,000 farm ers, 20,000 of whom were members of the Farmers' and Settlers' Association. There they had. practical men 'in Parlia ment, and that...
SOUTHERN RICHMOND. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 11 April 1906
SOUTHERN RICHMOND. At last meeting the following resolu tions were passed for submission to next Conference : — 1. 'That all drovers travelling with stock from one district to another shall be compelled to report. at all sheep stations en route.' 2. 'That all timber on conditional leases shall be the property of the selec tor, exactly the same ?.« — conditional purchases'.' I would like to point out that in the former case a drover might start a mob of cattle, say in the Grafton district, without the police there knowing any thing about it, and travel right through the Richmond district into Queensland without the police in Casino district see ing him or the cattle ; consequently, there is no check upon them under present rules. With regard to the timber on c.l.'s, under the present law selectors, can de stroy all timber but cannot sell 'a stick — strictly speaking, I believe, they cannot even take off a sheet of bark for their own use. The consequence is that millions of feet of va...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 11 April 1906
^FARMER'S I If— RAINPROOF OVERCOATS. — \ Men's: 25/-, 30/-. 35/-, 40/-, 70/-. CHESTERFIELD OVERCOATS. Men's Navy op Grey Melton: 22/6, 37/6, 50/-. The charm about these coats is the perfect fit of the collars and shoulders, and the general smart appearance of the whole garment. All our materials are thoroughly shrunk and examined be fore being made up. Our stock is the largest in the Commonwealth. Men's, Youths' & Boys' Ready-to-Wear Clothing (in best styles) at Lowest Prices. - FARMER TCOHPANY. i JF Limited, _ J^ #W SYDNEY. ^j* No less than 78 Butter Factories in New South Wales have the ' ffievcnle&S*
Branch Reports—continued. METROPOLITAN BRANCH. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 11 April 1906
Branch Reports — continued. METROPOLITAN BRANCH. ANNUAL MEETING. The fourth annual meeting of the Met ropolitan Branch, held at the Hotel Grand Central, Sydney, on 15th inst., was at tended by Messrs. T .C. Worboys (presi dent), C. J. Spratt (secretary), W. F. Noble (treasurer), C. Barnes, E. H. E. Allen, T. I. Campbell (general secretary), G. Nixon (Manilla), and D. Chesher (Eu gfowra). Apologies for non-attendance through absence from Sydney were re ceived from Messrs. \V. O'Neill and H. G. McKinney. 1 lie secretary reported mat eignt meet ings had been held during the year, and seven new members had been enrolled. Messrs. McKinney and himself had been appointed to represent the branch at the last Conference, to which two resolutions had been remitted. Consideration of one of these, relating to fire insurance, had been postponed until next Conference, so that in the meantime country members might have an opportunity of considering it. The Treasurer submitted his statement of accou...
BOGAN GATE. Road Matters.—Wire Netting.—The Grain Shed.—Resolutions for Conference. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 11 April 1906
BOGAN GATE. Road Matters.— Wire Netting.— The Grain Shed.— Resolutions for Conferenoe. At the meeting held on 24th inst., the following resolution was passed — 'That the Secretary write to the Railway Com missioners, also the General Secretary of F. and S. Association, inquiring if there is any law to compel the authorities to keep goats, pigs, and other stock away from the grain shed (which is situated in the railway yard), and leased by this branch of the F. and S. Association.' It was also resolved— 'That the Secre tary write to the Roads Engineer drawing attention to the road from Bogan Gate to Blowclear recently let to Contractor *'' Judd, lie having done no work on it up to date.' The annual meeting of the branch was rfixed for the third Saturday in May. It ?was resolved— 'That where wire netting ? is advanced to landholders to fence off unoccupied Crown lands, the landholder be only charged half value of the netting, the Crown to bear the expense of the other half.' ? : .. Th...
BAAN BAA. Increased Vitality—General District News [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 11 April 1906
BAAN BAA. Increased Vitality— General District News The annual meeting is set down for Sat urday, April 7th, and there is every pro mise of it being a most successful and well-attended one. I am happy to say our members are tak ing a very lively interest in the work, and it is needless to say our little Association is doing a great deal of good for the dis trict. Ploughing operations have commenced, and for this work a (rood fall of rain would be most acceptable. Unless rain soon falls, things will be getting rather serious in parts of this district — more so as the winter is fast approaching. The dairying industry is getting a great hold here, and despite the past unfavor able summer a large quantity of cream has been despatched to the Singleton, Aberdeen, and Duckenfield Butter Fac tories. A co-operative butter factory is being started in Narrabri, and everything is ready now to start the building, al though the site question has not been finally decided upon, awaiting the analy s...
JUNEE. P.P. Board—Land Court—The Danysz Experiments. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 11 April 1906
JUNEE. P.P. Board— Land Court— The Danysz Experiments. A meeting of the branch was held on Saturday, -24th of March. A good num ber turned up. There was a good deal of correspondence. The secretary, Mr. C. J. Pearce, ex plained that notice of Corowa Conference was received too late to convene a meet ing to appoint delegates. Messrs. W. Carter and R. Hannan were appointed delegates to represent the Junee Branch at the Electorate Confer-' Mr. Wels'mith's motion,— 'That the P.P. Boards, be abolished, and their du ties be transferred to the Shire Councils,' evoked a good deal of discussion. The resolution was eventually carried, and the secretary was asked to forward it on to the Executive Council to be placed on the business paper of the General Confer ence. The motion by Mr. D. Campbell,— 'That the Land Appeal Court be abol ished and the decision of the Land Board be final,' was withdrawn. Mr. W. L. Belling moved the disap proval of a disease being introduced into this State for the d...
COLINROOBIE. Annual Meeting.—Election of Officers.—The Paper. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 11 April 1906
COLINROOBIE. Annual Meeting. — Election of Officers. — The Paper. The annual meeting was held on 31st March, Mr. A. A. McKersie, president, in the chair, and about 15 members present. The Bena and Wamboyne motion re rabbits and cheap freight on netting was agreed to. The treasurer's report showed a credit balance of £z 6s. sd. The following office-bearers were elect ed : — President, Mr. A. A. McKersie ; vice-presidents, Messrs. u. ureggs and William Warby ; treasurer, Mr. H. P. Stivens ; secretary, Mr. S. E. Stivens ; Committee : Messrs. Barrat, James1 Cor rigan, F. R. Clayton, C. Chauncy, W. Pepper, Thos. Davis, James Maytin, John Leitch, J. Rendols. Our paper was spoken of most highly at the meeting, and 1 am enclosing butts of receipts with names and addresses of subscribers.
METHUL. Election of President.—The Paper.—Resolutions for Conference, [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 11 April 1906
METHUL. Election of President. — The Paper. — Resolutions for Conferenoe. At the meeting on the 31st March, after the usual routine business, a letter from the Junee Branch, re election of the Pres ident of the Association by the members of the branches, was1 discussed, and it was decided that no action be taken. The new paper, 'The Farmer and Set-* tier,' came in for a general discussion, and members expressed themselves as being highly pleased with the start it had The following motions for discussion at the Annual Conference were passed : — (1) 'That in the opinion of this branch the F.A.Q. standard~c5f wheat should be fixed not higher than 6olbs. to the bushel.' (2) 'That where new railways are needed, it is desirable to givp. pre cedence to those lines that are guaranteed against loss by a call upon the land in their vicinity.' At the close of the meeting the secre tary stated that the donations promised to wards the deposit required for the erec tion of the telephone line from...
TAMWORTH. Annual Meeting—Election of Officers—Dealing with Local Lands. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 11 April 1906
TAMWORTH. Annual Meeting — Election of Officers — Dealing with Local Lands. The annual meeting was held on March 30th, the president, Mr. J. J. Lord, be ing in the chair. Mr. J. T. Flynn read the annual re port, which spoke of useful work having been done by the branch, aided by the district Member, Mr. Levien. Mention was also made to the effective work done at last General Conference by the Presi dent and Mr. W. M. Wilston, vicepresi dent, they having succeeded in having every resolution sent down by the branch carried, ilie attention or memoers was drawn to the change regarding super vision of roads, bridges, and other local works resulting from the passing of the Shires Bill, and complimentary reference was made to the issues of 'The Farmer and Settler,' which was devoted exclu sively to the advocacy of the interest of the men on the land. The office-bearers of the branch were all re-elected without opposition, as fol lows: — President, Mr. J. J. Lord; vice presidents, Messrs. W...
THE "INHARMONIOUS TRIO." FINDING OF THE COMMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 11 April 1906
THE 'INHARMONIOUS TRIO.' FINDING OF THE COMMISSION. The folllowing are the conclusions ar rived at by the three Commissioners — Judge Rogers (President), Mr. George A. Wilson, and Colonel Burns — as the re sult of their investigation into the rela tions existing between the Railway Com missioners of New South Wales. Their report, which runs into twelve pages of printed matter, was issued on Friday : — 1. That inharmonious relations have ex isted between the Railway Commission ers iium a very eany period or tneir official association. 2. That the origination of these relations is to be attributed to the attitude of the Chief Commissioner towards his col leagues, especially towards one of them. 3. That their continuance is1 mainly (the President thinks entirely) due 'to the same cause. 4. That their relations have had injurious effects (1) On the railway service, as tending to the establishment of par tizanship on the part of the officers and men ; and therefore leading to the des tru...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 11 April 1906
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THE WOOROOWOOLGEN SUB-DIVISION. SATURDAY'S SALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 11 April 1906
THE WOOROOWOOLCEN SUB . DIVISION. SATURDAY'S SALE. CASINO, Saturday.— The subdivision sale of Wooroowoolgen Estate was held to-day by the New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Company. It was largely attended, but bidding was slow, and only 17 lots were sold, as follows: — LEASED FARMS. No. 75 : 40 acres, Donald Kennedy, ,£14 5s. per acre. No. 76 : 200 acres, J. B. M'Dougall, £6 per acre. No. 64: 261 acres, E. Boyle, ,£8 15s. No. 15: 158 acres, T; Croak, ,£5. No. 58: 200 acres, W. Small (Grafton), £5 No. 155: H. S. Childs (Grafton), ,£4. Other blocks sold were: — No. 1 : 189* acres, G. Tate (Sydney), ,£5 per acre. No. 11: 5i2i acres, S. Campbell, £3. No. 24: 238* acres, E. C. Rayner, £4. 1 os. No. 32 : 83 acres, R. Pyers, £4. Nos. 84 and 85 : 4123 acres, and 299} acres, £3 13s. and £3 per acre respective ly; purchaser, J. Cox, Gippsland (Vic toria). . No. 87: 833 acres, W. A. Parker, £2 ? 10s. No. 113, 114, and 115: Of 137,163, and 68 acres, with buildings and improve ments, C. Win...
A MEETING PLACE. AT THE SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 11 April 1906
A MEETING PLACE. AT THE SHOW. The New South Wales Chamber of Ag riculture have secured a space in the new A.N.A. pavilion on the Show-ground, for an office and cloak-room. The Secretary, Mr. H. J. Ruinsey, and other members will be in attendance to give information and distribute literature. Members may have letters and telegrams addressed there, and use the place as a rendezvous for themselves and friends. No charge will be made for minding parcels, cloaks, etc., and it is hoped that our country friends, whether members of the Chamber or not, will make use of it. The position is a good one, next to the Intelligence Bureau, at the end of the new pavilion, and quite close to the door leading into the agricultural exhibits. ^ mt o ^ ^ ^ ? jfc
JUDGING AT SHOWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 11 April 1906
JUDGING AT SHOWS. The spirited writer of the 'On the Land' column in the 'Sydney Morning Herald' has enthusiastically advocated, the single judge system at agricultural s'hows. In doing so, he backs up the view taken by the Pastoral and Agricul tural Societies' Union. This body, after going fully into the matter, gave its ap proval to the system, and with the object of promoting it has had a fairly extensive register of judges of recognised compet ency in different lines compiled for the use of Agricultural Societies. The Sec retary of the Union is Mr. T. I. Campbell,, of Vickery's Chambers, 84 Pitt Street. The view of the Union is that 'competent judges will secure public confidence ; ex hibitors and competitors will exhibit and1 compete with the knowledge that prizes will be awarded according to merit, and' Societies will be satisfied that the ultimate aims of their labors are being attained. One expert and competent judge is pre ferable to a board of judges whereby a. majority of...
OLLA PODRIDA. (Political and Otherwise.) THE REAL SPIDER. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 11 April 1906
OLLA PODRIDA. (Political and Otherwise.) By Cypher. THE REAL SPIDER. The 'Worker' — the 'official organ of the trades unions and labor leagues — re- gards Mr. G. II. Reid's invitation to the protectionists to assist him in combating the crazy notions of the Trades Hall dele gates in the Federal Parliament, as the invitation of the spider to the fly ; and inferenlially cautious protectionists against being seduced by the arguments of the spider. The 'Worker's' attitude is Laughably transparent. That it has the auuacny iu Lwiumuiii un uiu niiiuci 111 such a way is evidence of its sublime de gree of confidence in the credulity of the average elector. However, since the Victorian protec tionists have virtually agreed to an alli ance with the Socialists, on the basis of compromise, in return for the assistance of the latter in securing a still higher tariff, the confidence of the Labor organ is not misplaced. After the 'volte face' of the anti-socialist Melbourne Chamber of Commerce, any...
POULTRY FOR PROFIT THE ECC-LAYING COMPETITIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 11 April 1906
POULTRY FOR PROFIT THE EGG-LAYING COMPETITIONS. Saturday, 31st ult., witnessed the con clusion of the egg-laying competition at the Hawkesbury Agricultural College. The highest total for the twelve months was that put up by the White Leghorns of a ^country entrant, Mr. L. S. Luck, Moruya, whose pen was responsible for 141 1 eggs. * * * The record for the previous competition was 130S. The second place in the com petition just finished was filled by Mr. G. Howell's S. Wyandottes, who maintained their reputation by putting up the excel note that an Australian breed, although not actual winners, stand very .high on the list. These are Imperials, a fowl bred by an enterprising suburban poultry man, Mr. W. E. Boutche'r, of Canterbury, their tally being 1251, which entitles them to third place. As the College received more applications for pens than could be entertained, Mr. J. Mclntosh conducted what might be called an overflow competi tion at Rockdale, where so pens, each containing six...
FERTILISER FACTS. ARTIFICIAL MANURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 11 April 1906
FERTILISER FACTS. ARTIFICIAL MANURES. A couple of very useful brochures hayq been issued from the agricultural offices of the Potash Syndicate (7 and 9 Bridge street, Sydney), dealing with artificial manures in their relation to agriculture generally and to citrus fruit trees. The first booklet has a recommendatory introduc tion by Mr. W. S. Campbell, Director of : Agriculture, and contains a fund of in formation for farmers, dairymen, orch ardists, and others who desire to increase the m-oductiveness of their lands. The needs of the different soils 'and the best sort of fertilisers to use to supply those needs are indicated, and the information is. conveyed in language which the ordin ary layman can :easily understand. The same remarks apply to the booklet on citrus fruit trees, which has the additional advantage of being nicely illustrated. Copies.of these brochures may be had for the asking.
THE GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Farmer and Settler — 11 April 1906
THE GARDEN. Our remarks under this heading have hitherto been confined to flowers. We have dealt with 'the sentimental helio trope, rather than with the practical cab bage'— in other words, the ornamental rather than the edible has received atten tion. He is a good gardener who can find room for both — that which will cheer and decorate the home as well as thai which can gladden and satisfy the inner man. We propose, therefore, to touch upon — Creen Peas. The cultivation of this favorite vege table has of late received a remarkable stimulus. Belonging to the leguminous order of plants, which, unlike the bras sica, or cabbage tribe, do not require a rich soil to bring them to perfection, it is not surprising that a product which is always in demand at a paying price, and the cultivation of which is in a large measure free from the drawbacks atten dant upon many others, should receive increased attention as its merits become more widely known. * * '* A remarkable fact in connection wi...